Occupational Employment Statistics

1999 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

SIC 531 - Department Stores

These national industry-specific occupational employment and wage estimates are calculated with data collected from employers of all sizes, in metropolitan and non-metropolitan areas in every State and the District of Columbia, in SIC Industry Group 531 - Department Stores.

SIC Industry Group 531 - Department Stores is part of: SIC Major Group 53 - General Merchandise Stores.

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SIC 531 - Department Stores

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Industry Total top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (1) Mean RSE
00-0000 Industry Total 2,510,950 100.00% $7.90 $9.49 $19,750 0.7 %
Management Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (1) Mean RSE
11-0000 Management Occupations 77,550 3.09% $18.47 $22.68 $47,180 2.4 %
11-1011 Chief Executives 980 0.04% $42.02 $44.13 $91,790 6.4 %
11-1021 General and Operations Managers 52,780 2.10% $16.85 $21.00 $43,670 0.7 %
11-2011 Advertising and Promotions Managers 710 0.03% $20.92 $26.14 $54,360 6.5 %
11-2021 Marketing Managers 1,070 0.04% $23.17 $28.54 $59,370 7.0 %
11-2022 Sales Managers 3,800 0.15% $18.62 $21.36 $44,440 3.4 %
11-2031 Public Relations Managers 150 0.01% $38.40 $39.38 $81,920 5.6 %
11-3011 Administrative Services Managers 1,490 0.06% $19.67 $21.72 $45,170 4.2 %
11-3021 Computer and Information Systems Managers 1,770 0.07% $36.27 $35.61 $74,060 8.3 %
11-3031 Financial Managers 1,370 0.05% $39.17 $39.91 $83,010 6.9 %
11-3040 Human Resources Managers (3) 3,470 0.14% $16.83 $20.56 $42,770 2.6 %
11-3061 Purchasing Managers (3) 1,520 0.06% $18.06 $20.69 $43,040 1.9 %
11-3071 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers 1,180 0.05% $24.34 $27.07 $56,300 7.2 %
11-9041 Engineering Managers 110 0.00% $38.72 $36.10 $75,080 6.0 %
11-9051 Food Service Managers 1,230 0.05% $22.32 $19.83 $41,240 1.8 %
Business and Financial Operations Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (1) Mean RSE
13-0000 Business and Financial Operations Occupations 24,780 0.99% $13.83 $16.37 $34,060 4.1 %
13-1021 Purchasing Agents and Buyers, Farm Products 240 0.01% $27.31 $27.99 $58,220 3.9 %
13-1022 Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products (3) 4,970 0.20% $20.47 $22.50 $46,800 2.9 %
13-1023 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products (3) 130 0.01% $19.78 $23.57 $49,020 6.8 %
13-1051 Cost Estimators (3) 110 0.00% $16.23 $18.07 $37,590 4.9 %
13-1061 Emergency Management Specialists 1,210 0.05% $15.83 $17.17 $35,700 1.5 %
13-1071 Employment, Recruitment, and Placement Specialists 990 0.04% $13.42 $14.91 $31,000 3.0 %
13-1072 Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists 4,050 0.16% $11.80 $12.10 $25,170 1.4 %
13-1073 Training and Development Specialists 6,060 0.24% $11.25 $12.38 $25,750 6.2 %
13-1111 Management Analysts 1,950 0.08% $19.76 $20.98 $43,630 4.8 %
13-2011 Accountants and Auditors (3) 1,070 0.04% $15.99 $17.37 $36,140 2.2 %
13-2031 Budget Analysts (3) 140 0.01% $18.94 $20.61 $42,880 3.7 %
13-2041 Credit Analysts (3) 140 0.01% $14.39 $16.62 $34,580 9.1 %
13-2051 Financial Analysts 130 0.01% $27.21 $25.38 $52,800 5.6 %
Computer and Mathematical Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (1) Mean RSE
15-0000 Computer and Mathematical Occupations 5,540 0.22% $24.71 $25.08 $52,160 4.4 %
15-1021 Computer Programmers (3) 720 0.03% $19.75 $21.37 $44,450 3.2 %
15-1041 Computer Support Specialists 630 0.03% $14.55 $16.57 $34,460 8.8 %
15-1051 Computer Systems Analysts 3,210 0.13% $27.42 $27.50 $57,210 4.0 %
15-1061 Database Administrators (3) 100 0.00% $19.74 $21.86 $45,460 2.9 %
15-1071 Network and Computer Systems Administrators 230 0.01% $23.96 $24.39 $50,730 3.4 %
15-2031 Operations Research Analysts 30 0.00% $26.30 $29.22 $60,790 7.9 %
Architecture and Engineering Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (1) Mean RSE
17-0000 Architecture and Engineering Occupations 970 0.04% $21.99 $24.33 $50,600 5.2 %
17-2141 Mechanical Engineers (3) 30 0.00% $22.26 $22.36 $46,500 3.2 %
17-3023 Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technicians 100 0.00% $13.67 $14.75 $30,680 3.9 %
Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (1) Mean RSE
19-0000 Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations 420 0.02% $21.59 $23.30 $48,470 8.9 %
19-3021 Market Research Analysts 400 0.02% $21.36 $22.84 $47,510 9.0 %
Legal Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (1) Mean RSE
23-0000 Legal Occupations 450 0.02% $45.48 $41.37 $86,050 5.7 %
23-1011 Lawyers 340 0.01% $49.70 $48.80 $101,510 6.5 %
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (1) Mean RSE
27-0000 Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations 8,750 0.35% $9.51 $11.07 $23,030 2.7 %
27-1022 Fashion Designers 50 0.00% $8.91 $9.17 $19,080 14.3 %
27-1023 Floral Designers 1,280 0.05% $7.91 $8.10 $16,840 1.1 %
27-1024 Graphic Designers 60 0.00% $15.39 $15.53 $32,300 10.0 %
27-1025 Interior Designers (3) 290 0.01% $14.90 $16.08 $33,440 5.1 %
27-1026 Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers (3) 6,030 0.24% $8.61 $9.42 $19,590 1.1 %
27-3031 Public Relations Specialists (3) 190 0.01% $17.14 $18.44 $38,360 5.2 %
27-3043 Writers and Authors 30 0.00% $14.62 $16.22 $33,730 8.1 %
27-4021 Photographers (3) 270 0.01% $8.33 $10.64 $22,130 2.8 %
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (1) Mean RSE
29-0000 Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations 59,550 2.37% $28.52 $23.96 $49,840 0.6 %
29-1041 Optometrists 280 0.01% $37.76 $35.70 $74,250 2.6 %
29-2052 Pharmacy Technicians (3) 13,350 0.53% $8.47 $8.74 $18,190 0.4 %
29-9010 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists and Technicians (5) (5) $12.04 $11.71 $24,350 4.8 %
Healthcare Support Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (1) Mean RSE
31-0000 Healthcare Support Occupations 3,400 0.14% $9.44 $10.22 $21,250 1.4 %
31-9095 Pharmacy Aides (3) 3,320 0.13% $9.02 $9.67 $20,110 0.9 %
Protective Service Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (1) Mean RSE
33-0000 Protective Service Occupations 37,790 1.51% $9.30 $10.32 $21,460 0.7 %
33-9021 Private Detectives and Investigators 8,640 0.34% $10.37 $11.23 $23,350 0.9 %
33-9032 Security Guards (3) 26,440 1.05% $8.42 $9.37 $19,490 0.5 %
Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (1) Mean RSE
35-0000 Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations 33,090 1.32% $7.88 $8.64 $17,960 0.8 %
35-1012 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 2,470 0.10% $11.28 $12.01 $24,970 1.5 %
35-2011 Cooks, Fast Food (3) 890 0.04% $7.17 $7.64 $15,890 2.3 %
35-2012 Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria (3) 110 0.00% $8.26 $8.61 $17,920 2.3 %
35-2015 Cooks, Short Order (3) 1,410 0.06% $7.27 $7.77 $16,170 1.2 %
35-2021 Food Preparation Workers 5,200 0.21% $8.53 $8.90 $18,510 1.3 %
35-3021 Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food (3) 15,210 0.61% $7.17 $7.59 $15,790 0.5 %
35-3022 Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop (3) 3,780 0.15% $7.13 $7.87 $16,370 1.1 %
35-3031 Waiters and Waitresses (3) 1,200 0.05% $6.03 $6.24 $12,980 1.8 %
35-9011 Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers (3) 150 0.01% $6.07 $6.27 $13,030 2.5 %
35-9021 Dishwashers 390 0.02% $7.16 $7.33 $15,250 2.6 %
35-9031 Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop (3) 360 0.01% $7.53 $7.50 $15,600 1.1 %
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (1) Mean RSE
37-0000 Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 33,030 1.32% $7.80 $8.12 $16,890 0.5 %
37-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Housekeeping and Janitorial Workers (3) 250 0.01% $11.32 $11.53 $23,980 2.5 %
37-2011 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners (3) 30,960 1.23% $7.71 $7.95 $16,530 0.3 %
37-2012 Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners (3) 1,240 0.05% $7.77 $8.52 $17,720 3.9 %
37-3011 Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers 160 0.01% $7.61 $7.75 $16,120 2.7 %
Personal Care and Service Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (1) Mean RSE
39-0000 Personal Care and Service Occupations 38,890 1.55% $7.87 $8.49 $17,650 0.6 %
39-1021 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Personal Service Workers 900 0.04% $8.47 $8.58 $17,840 1.5 %
39-3093 Locker Room, Coatroom, and Dressing Room Attendants 8,050 0.32% $7.18 $7.15 $14,880 0.4 %
39-5012 Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists 23,680 0.94% $8.16 $9.00 $18,720 0.9 %
39-5094 Skin Care Specialists 3,790 0.15% $7.93 $8.29 $17,240 0.9 %
Sales and Related Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (1) Mean RSE
41-0000 Sales and Related Occupations 1,383,360 55.09% $7.41 $8.18 $17,020 0.3 %
41-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Retail Sales Workers 147,370 5.87% $10.76 $12.05 $25,070 0.4 %
41-1012 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Non-Retail Sales Workers 1,550 0.06% $7.23 $8.46 $17,600 9.9 %
41-2011 Cashiers (3) 317,420 12.64% $6.99 $7.30 $15,180 0.3 %
41-2021 Counter and Rental Clerks (3) 17,990 0.72% $7.30 $7.67 $15,960 0.6 %
41-2022 Parts Salespersons (3) 680 0.03% $8.60 $9.28 $19,290 3.9 %
41-2031 Retail Salespersons (3) 826,140 32.90% $7.29 $7.93 $16,500 0.3 %
41-4012 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products (3) 4,520 0.18% $8.63 $10.00 $20,810 5.0 %
41-9011 Demonstrators and Product Promoters (3) 11,150 0.44% $8.30 $8.67 $18,020 0.6 %
41-9012 Models (3) 120 0.00% $10.21 $10.48 $21,790 10.1 %
41-9041 Telemarketers 1,460 0.06% $8.91 $9.14 $19,010 2.5 %
Office and Administrative Support Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (1) Mean RSE
43-0000 Office and Administrative Support Occupations 552,280 21.99% $8.04 $8.72 $18,140 0.4 %
43-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Office and Administrative Support Workers (3) 38,030 1.51% $10.00 $11.02 $22,920 0.6 %
43-2011 Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service (3) 3,510 0.14% $7.68 $7.84 $16,320 0.6 %
43-3011 Bill and Account Collectors (3) 2,890 0.12% $10.67 $11.13 $23,140 3.8 %
43-3021 Billing and Posting Clerks and Machine Operators (3) 5,500 0.22% $9.63 $9.79 $20,370 1.1 %
43-3031 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks (3) 6,270 0.25% $9.52 $9.85 $20,490 0.8 %
43-3051 Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks (3) 1,670 0.07% $10.90 $11.20 $23,290 1.0 %
43-3061 Procurement Clerks (3) 1,260 0.05% $8.78 $9.11 $18,960 0.8 %
43-4021 Correspondence Clerks 1,890 0.08% $11.28 $10.93 $22,740 4.5 %
43-4041 Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks 3,170 0.13% $8.54 $9.20 $19,140 4.6 %
43-4051 Customer Service Representatives 57,960 2.31% $8.21 $8.72 $18,130 1.0 %
43-4071 File Clerks (3) 300 0.01% $9.33 $9.28 $19,290 2.0 %
43-4151 Order Clerks 13,840 0.55% $7.36 $7.66 $15,930 0.8 %
43-4161 Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping (3) 3,580 0.14% $9.99 $10.26 $21,330 0.8 %
43-4171 Receptionists and Information Clerks (3) 4,570 0.18% $7.76 $8.08 $16,810 0.7 %
43-5021 Couriers and Messengers (3) 50 0.00% $18.46 $16.79 $34,910 4.9 %
43-5032 Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance (3) 160 0.01% $12.24 $12.96 $26,950 1.9 %
43-5061 Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks (3) 3,890 0.15% $9.90 $10.21 $21,240 1.5 %
43-5071 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks (3) 65,830 2.62% $7.83 $8.24 $17,140 0.5 %
43-5081 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers (3) 264,380 10.53% $7.58 $7.93 $16,500 0.3 %
43-6011 Executive Secretaries and Administrative Assistants 1,560 0.06% $13.71 $13.80 $28,690 2.4 %
43-6014 Secretaries, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 1,390 0.06% $10.41 $10.81 $22,490 3.4 %
43-9011 Computer Operators (3) 1,010 0.04% $10.38 $11.15 $23,190 1.6 %
43-9021 Data Entry Keyers (3) 2,720 0.11% $9.34 $9.47 $19,690 0.7 %
43-9022 Word Processors and Typists (3) 190 0.01% $12.60 $12.18 $25,320 4.0 %
43-9051 Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service (3) 620 0.02% $9.33 $9.35 $19,450 1.3 %
43-9061 Office Clerks, General 21,090 0.84% $9.09 $9.34 $19,440 0.6 %
43-9071 Office Machine Operators, Except Computer (3) 1,000 0.04% $10.41 $10.47 $21,790 1.5 %
Construction and Extraction Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (1) Mean RSE
47-0000 Construction and Extraction Occupations 570 0.02% $13.45 $14.67 $30,510 3.0 %
47-2031 Carpenters 270 0.01% $12.42 $13.94 $29,000 5.0 %
47-2111 Electricians 90 0.00% $15.11 $15.35 $31,930 3.5 %
47-2141 Painters, Construction and Maintenance 150 0.01% $15.83 $15.37 $31,980 6.5 %
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (1) Mean RSE
49-0000 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 41,320 1.65% $10.65 $11.89 $24,740 1.2 %
49-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers 5,410 0.22% $14.88 $14.98 $31,160 0.9 %
49-2011 Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairers (5) (5) $13.64 $12.98 $27,000 9.7 %
49-3021 Automotive Body and Related Repairers 1,420 0.06% $8.13 $9.14 $19,020 3.0 %
49-3023 Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics (3) 12,060 0.48% $8.21 $10.08 $20,970 0.9 %
49-3031 Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists (3) 380 0.02% $13.33 $13.65 $28,390 3.2 %
49-3093 Tire Repairers and Changers (3) 7,030 0.28% $8.70 $9.33 $19,400 0.6 %
49-9021 Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers (3) 1,600 0.06% $16.06 $15.87 $33,010 1.2 %
49-9031 Home Appliance Repairers 2,970 0.12% $16.24 $15.94 $33,150 2.0 %
49-9041 Industrial Machinery Mechanics 100 0.00% $17.88 $17.35 $36,090 4.5 %
49-9042 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General (3) 5,530 0.22% $9.74 $11.39 $23,700 1.6 %
49-9098 Helpers—Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers (3) 190 0.01% $8.76 $9.08 $18,900 3.5 %
Production Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (1) Mean RSE
51-0000 Production Occupations 58,450 2.33% $9.08 $10.03 $20,870 0.6 %
51-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Production and Operating Workers 5,710 0.23% $13.44 $14.72 $30,620 1.1 %
51-3011 Bakers (3) 6,000 0.24% $9.31 $10.18 $21,170 0.8 %
51-3021 Butchers and Meat Cutters 4,660 0.19% $13.98 $13.78 $28,660 0.8 %
51-5021 Job Printers (3) 60 0.00% $11.81 $12.03 $25,030 2.9 %
51-5023 Printing Machine Operators (3) (5) (5) $12.25 $12.49 $25,970 2.3 %
51-6021 Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials (3) 40 0.00% $10.91 $10.80 $22,470 4.9 %
51-6031 Sewing Machine Operators (3) 80 0.00% $8.19 $8.75 $18,210 3.0 %
51-6051 Sewers, Hand 50 0.00% $15.50 $15.67 $32,590 3.8 %
51-6052 Tailors, Dressmakers, and Custom Sewers (3) 4,080 0.16% $10.43 $10.88 $22,620 1.2 %
51-6093 Upholsterers (3) 50 0.00% $12.02 $11.80 $24,540 5.2 %
51-7021 Furniture Finishers (3) 690 0.03% $13.83 $13.53 $28,140 4.8 %
51-9023 Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 2,900 0.12% $8.69 $8.99 $18,700 1.1 %
51-9061 Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers (3) 430 0.02% $11.12 $11.17 $23,220 2.8 %
51-9083 Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians (3) 940 0.04% $8.12 $8.86 $18,430 2.9 %
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (1) Mean RSE
53-0000 Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 150,750 6.00% $8.27 $9.45 $19,660 1.8 %
53-1021 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers, Hand 4,270 0.17% $13.69 $14.73 $30,640 1.9 %
53-1031 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators 1,450 0.06% $15.34 $16.51 $34,340 3.9 %
53-2012 Commercial Pilots 60 0.00% (2) (2) $85,820 8.5 %
53-3031 Driver/Sales Workers (3) 160 0.01% $9.23 $10.11 $21,030 9.3 %
53-3032 Truck Drivers, Heavy and Tractor-Trailer 6,680 0.27% $14.93 $17.89 $37,210 10.1 %
53-3033 Truck Drivers, Light Or Delivery Services 1,430 0.06% $12.89 $13.17 $27,390 9.2 %
53-6031 Service Station Attendants (3) 510 0.02% $8.45 $9.17 $19,070 1.8 %
53-7011 Conveyor Operators and Tenders (3) 160 0.01% $11.97 $11.59 $24,120 2.9 %
53-7051 Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators (3) 16,700 0.67% $11.61 $11.50 $23,920 2.6 %
53-7062 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 102,510 4.08% $7.87 $8.45 $17,570 1.1 %
53-7064 Packers and Packagers, Hand (3) 14,720 0.59% $6.55 $7.22 $15,030 1.2 %

About 1999 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

Estimates for residual, "All Other", occupations are not available.

(1) Annual wages have been calculated by multiplying the hourly mean wage by a "year-round, full-time" hours figure of 2,080 hours; for those occupations where there is not an hourly mean wage published, the annual wage has been directly calculated from the reported survey data.

(2) = Hourly wage rates for occupations where workers typically work fewer than 2,080 hours per year are not available.

(3) = Wage rates are calculated using three years of data: 1997, 1998, and 1999.

(5) = Estimates not released due to high relative standard error.

The relative standard error (RSE) is a measure of the reliability of a survey statistic. The smaller the relative standard error, the more precise the estimate.



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Industry-Specific occupational employment and wage estimates for other SIC groups:

SIC 53 - General Merchandise Stores

1999 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

Other OES estimates and related information:

1999 National Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates (cross-industry estimates)

1999 State Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates (cross-industry estimates)

1999 Metropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates (cross-industry estimates)

Technical notes

List of Occupations in SOC Code Number Order

List of Occupations in Alphabetical Order

Last modified: October 16, 2001

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