These estimates are calculated with data collected from employers in all industry divisions in metropolitan and non-metropolitan areas in every State and the District of Columbia.
Click on the SOC Code Number to view that occupation's definition, additional wage estimates, and relative standard error (RSE) estimates.
|SOC Code Number||Occupation Title||Employment||Median Hourly||Mean Hourly||Mean Annual (1)||Mean RSE|
|Healthcare Support Occupations||3,039,430||$9.50||$10.11||$21,040||0.3 %|
|Home Health Aides||561,120||$8.23||$8.71||$18,110||0.5 %|
|Nursing Aides, Orderlies, and Attendants||1,273,460||$8.89||$9.18||$19,100||0.3 %|
|Psychiatric Aides||57,680||$10.45||$10.79||$22,440||1.0 %|
|Occupational Therapist Assistants||15,910||$16.51||$16.76||$34,860||1.0 %|
|Occupational Therapist Aides||8,890||$9.96||$11.21||$23,330||2.4 %|
|Physical Therapist Assistants||44,120||$16.29||$16.52||$34,370||0.5 %|
|Physical Therapist Aides||34,620||$9.46||$10.06||$20,930||0.7 %|
|Massage Therapists||24,620||$13.07||$15.51||$32,270||3.7 %|
|Dental Assistants||250,870||$12.49||$12.86||$26,740||1.4 %|
|Medical Assistants||330,830||$11.06||$11.46||$23,840||0.6 %|
|Medical Equipment Preparers||32,760||$10.16||$10.68||$22,200||0.7 %|
|Medical Transcriptionists||97,330||$12.15||$12.37||$25,720||0.5 %|
|Pharmacy Aides||59,890||$8.52||$9.10||$18,930||0.7 %|
|Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers||55,210||$8.00||$8.55||$17,790||0.9 %|
About 2000 National, State, and Metropolitan Area 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.
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.
National OES estimates by SOC major group
2000 National Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates
2000 State Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates
2000 Metropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates
2000 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates
List of Occupations in SOC Code Number Order
List of Occupations in Alphabetical Order
Last Modified Date: November 15, 2001