Occupational Employment Statistics

2000 Metropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

Washington, DC-MD-VA-WV PMSA

These estimates are calculated with data collected from employers in all industry divisions in the Washington, DC-MD-VA-WV PMSA, a primary metropolitan statistical area that includes the District of Columbia, and parts of Maryland, Virginia, and West Virginia.

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Management Occupations
Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (1) Mean RSE
11-0000 Management Occupations 225,190 $35.25 $36.46 $75,840 0.8 %
11-1011 Chief Executives 17,490 $59.52 $52.30 $108,790 2.9 %
11-1021 General and Operations Managers 58,980 $34.76 $37.00 $76,970 1.1 %
11-1031 Legislators 290 $15.65 $20.76 $43,180 10.0 %
11-2011 Advertising and Promotions Managers 3,200 $25.53 $29.64 $61,640 3.6 %
11-2021 Marketing Managers 6,580 $36.52 $37.44 $77,880 2.7 %
11-2022 Sales Managers 7,170 $29.48 $33.16 $68,970 1.7 %
11-2031 Public Relations Managers 4,080 $31.65 $33.78 $70,270 4.0 %
11-3011 Administrative Services Managers 10,860 $23.29 $25.73 $53,510 1.7 %
11-3021 Computer and Information Systems Managers 13,910 $41.78 $41.90 $87,150 2.2 %
11-3031 Financial Managers 16,730 $35.58 $36.46 $75,840 1.9 %
11-3040 Human Resources Managers 7,380 $33.36 $33.99 $70,710 3.0 %
11-3051 Industrial Production Managers 1,490 $32.12 $33.61 $69,900 2.2 %
11-3061 Purchasing Managers 3,540 $29.03 $31.01 $64,500 5.0 %
11-3071 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers 2,490 $27.56 $29.87 $62,120 2.5 %
11-9011 Farm, Ranch, and Other Agricultural Managers (4) $16.39 $19.56 $40,680 13.5 %
11-9021 Construction Managers 5,750 $29.81 $32.02 $66,590 2.8 %
11-9031 Education Administrators, Preschool and Child Care Center/Program 1,260 $15.45 $16.42 $34,160 2.7 %
11-9032 Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School 3,620 (2) (2) $70,170 9.3 %
11-9033 Education Administrators, Postsecondary 1,520 $31.36 $34.67 $72,110 7.1 %
11-9041 Engineering Managers 8,070 $45.99 $44.75 $93,070 1.5 %
11-9051 Food Service Managers 5,850 $17.14 $17.79 $37,010 2.6 %
11-9061 Funeral Directors 220 $18.07 $19.89 $41,360 4.4 %
11-9081 Lodging Managers 870 $15.41 $17.37 $36,130 5.2 %
11-9111 Medical and Health Services Managers 4,950 $30.51 $31.83 $66,210 4.5 %
11-9121 Natural Sciences Managers 3,270 $45.22 $43.38 $90,220 2.1 %
11-9131 Postmasters and Mail Superintendents 210 $23.56 $24.02 $49,960 1.0 %
11-9141 Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers 4,240 $22.39 $24.44 $50,840 4.8 %
11-9151 Social and Community Service Managers 2,650 $24.79 $25.77 $53,600 3.0 %
Business and Financial Operations Occupations
Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (1) Mean RSE
13-0000 Business and Financial Operations Occupations 175,190 $25.32 $27.01 $56,190 1.0 %
13-1011 Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers, and Athletes (4) $7.74 $10.03 $20,850 9.1 %
13-1021 Purchasing Agents and Buyers, Farm Products 220 $20.69 $25.23 $52,470 6.9 %
13-1022 Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products 1,680 $16.98 $19.36 $40,270 4.7 %
13-1023 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products 8,560 $26.49 $27.07 $56,300 2.9 %
13-1031 Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators 2,360 $19.32 $20.72 $43,100 2.3 %
13-1032 Insurance Appraisers, Auto Damage 100 $23.30 $23.86 $49,640 7.8 %
13-1041 Compliance Officers, Except Agriculture, Construction, Health and Safety, and Transportation 3,310 $24.65 $25.79 $53,650 5.2 %
13-1051 Cost Estimators 4,440 $25.65 $25.97 $54,010 2.2 %
13-1061 Emergency Management Specialists 460 $21.31 $22.27 $46,320 4.0 %
13-1071 Employment, Recruitment, and Placement Specialists 5,300 $19.75 $20.95 $43,580 2.1 %
13-1072 Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists 2,210 $23.65 $24.46 $50,890 2.6 %
13-1073 Training and Development Specialists 5,690 $22.65 $23.34 $48,550 2.5 %
13-1111 Management Analysts 41,620 $28.79 $30.18 $62,770 2.8 %
13-1121 Meeting and Convention Planners 2,500 $20.57 $22.27 $46,320 2.2 %
13-2011 Accountants and Auditors 29,180 $22.80 $25.13 $52,270 1.7 %
13-2021 Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate 580 $21.56 $22.27 $46,330 6.9 %
13-2031 Budget Analysts 5,500 $27.48 $27.98 $58,210 1.7 %
13-2041 Credit Analysts 780 $22.63 $23.73 $49,360 3.4 %
13-2051 Financial Analysts 5,450 $26.08 $28.36 $58,990 2.3 %
13-2052 Personal Financial Advisors 2,960 $19.93 $30.39 $63,210 17.0 %
13-2053 Insurance Underwriters 1,310 $22.27 $24.18 $50,300 3.8 %
13-2061 Financial Examiners 490 $36.07 $35.37 $73,560 9.4 %
13-2071 Loan Counselors 620 $13.50 $16.57 $34,470 14.5 %
13-2072 Loan Officers 4,580 $21.58 $23.89 $49,700 4.4 %
13-2081 Tax Examiners, Collectors, and Revenue Agents 830 $26.18 $26.82 $55,790 1.8 %
13-2082 Tax Preparers 2,500 $16.42 $15.71 $32,670 10.1 %
Computer and Mathematical Occupations
Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (1) Mean RSE
15-0000 Computer and Mathematical Occupations 165,150 $29.13 $29.77 $61,920 0.9 %
15-1011 Computer and Information Scientists, Research 3,430 $33.44 $34.62 $72,010 2.3 %
15-1021 Computer Programmers 25,760 $27.48 $28.95 $60,220 1.3 %
15-1031 Computer Software Engineers, Applications 16,180 $32.80 $32.75 $68,110 1.2 %
15-1032 Computer Software Engineers, Systems Software 20,010 $36.12 $35.10 $73,000 1.8 %
15-1041 Computer Support Specialists 14,930 $18.32 $19.83 $41,250 1.9 %
15-1051 Computer Systems Analysts 37,470 $31.02 $31.12 $64,720 1.2 %
15-1061 Database Administrators 7,350 $21.01 $26.00 $54,070 3.8 %
15-1071 Network and Computer Systems Administrators 10,900 $26.43 $27.24 $56,650 1.7 %
15-1081 Network Systems and Data Communications Analysts 5,380 $28.82 $30.37 $63,180 3.0 %
15-2011 Actuaries 500 $35.46 $38.53 $80,140 6.3 %
15-2021 Mathematicians 510 $35.62 $35.86 $74,580 3.3 %
15-2031 Operations Research Analysts 4,090 $31.45 $31.82 $66,190 1.8 %
15-2041 Statisticians 2,880 $31.26 $31.53 $65,590 5.4 %
15-2091 Mathematical Technicians 80 $22.46 $23.39 $48,650 5.6 %
Architecture and Engineering Occupations
Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (1) Mean RSE
17-0000 Architecture and Engineering Occupations 75,830 $28.05 $29.02 $60,370 1.4 %
17-1011 Architects, Except Landscape and Naval 3,430 $25.36 $26.29 $54,680 4.3 %
17-1012 Landscape Architects 520 $19.87 $21.27 $44,240 7.1 %
17-1021 Cartographers and Photogrammetrists 590 $28.57 $28.19 $58,630 4.2 %
17-1022 Surveyors 1,210 $17.76 $18.63 $38,750 4.7 %
17-2011 Aerospace Engineers 2,380 $34.31 $34.09 $70,900 2.4 %
17-2031 Biomedical Engineers 160 $33.48 $33.17 $69,000 2.7 %
17-2041 Chemical Engineers 670 $34.40 $33.57 $69,820 2.6 %
17-2051 Civil Engineers 5,280 $28.26 $29.53 $61,410 1.5 %
17-2061 Computer Hardware Engineers 4,060 $31.00 $31.74 $66,020 2.4 %
17-2071 Electrical Engineers 8,660 $33.12 $34.28 $71,290 3.4 %
17-2072 Electronics Engineers, Except Computer 7,100 $36.01 $36.23 $75,370 1.9 %
17-2081 Environmental Engineers 1,280 $30.22 $30.93 $64,330 2.0 %
17-2111 Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors 1,330 $31.49 $31.83 $66,210 3.2 %
17-2112 Industrial Engineers 2,040 $26.87 $26.50 $55,130 4.7 %
17-2121 Marine Engineers and Naval Architects 720 $38.80 $37.51 $78,020 3.4 %
17-2131 Materials Engineers 330 $34.00 $34.88 $72,550 4.4 %
17-2141 Mechanical Engineers 4,350 $30.39 $30.65 $63,750 2.4 %
17-2151 Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers 30 $27.59 $31.17 $64,840 3.5 %
17-2161 Nuclear Engineers 400 $46.81 $44.74 $93,060 2.7 %
17-2171 Petroleum Engineers 60 $38.27 $37.61 $78,230 3.9 %
17-3011 Architectural and Civil Drafters 1,660 $16.40 $17.18 $35,730 2.5 %
17-3012 Electrical and Electronics Drafters 1,680 $17.83 $18.65 $38,800 2.0 %
17-3013 Mechanical Drafters 820 $16.94 $19.25 $40,030 6.1 %
17-3021 Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians 150 $25.48 $24.95 $51,900 8.6 %
17-3022 Civil Engineering Technicians 1,500 $17.54 $16.61 $34,540 7.6 %
17-3023 Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technicians 6,000 $20.95 $21.51 $44,730 1.9 %
17-3024 Electro-Mechanical Technicians 260 $17.30 $18.37 $38,210 5.6 %
17-3025 Environmental Engineering Technicians 380 $15.94 $15.93 $33,140 5.1 %
17-3026 Industrial Engineering Technicians 1,160 $31.81 $30.40 $63,240 6.9 %
17-3027 Mechanical Engineering Technicians 1,050 $19.46 $19.30 $40,150 2.5 %
17-3031 Surveying and Mapping Technicians 730 $17.88 $17.73 $36,870 2.6 %
Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations
Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (1) Mean RSE
19-0000 Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations 49,690 $29.43 $30.50 $63,430 1.5 %
19-1010 Agricultural and Food Scientists 3,490 $29.98 $31.41 $65,330 3.9 %
19-1021 Biochemists and Biophysicists 340 $25.80 $28.55 $59,390 3.6 %
19-1022 Microbiologists 1,710 $26.11 $27.76 $57,740 5.6 %
19-1023 Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists 410 $32.73 $33.36 $69,390 2.3 %
19-1031 Conservation Scientists 230 $33.03 $33.73 $70,160 3.6 %
19-1032 Foresters 70 $33.98 $36.78 $76,510 11.3 %
19-1041 Epidemiologists (4) $26.29 $28.46 $59,190 9.1 %
19-1042 Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists 3,050 $28.99 $30.10 $62,600 7.1 %
19-2011 Astronomers 270 $42.17 $40.88 $85,040 3.4 %
19-2012 Physicists 1,670 $42.35 $41.59 $86,510 2.3 %
19-2021 Atmospheric and Space Scientists 730 $33.25 $32.55 $67,710 6.4 %
19-2031 Chemists 2,410 $34.22 $35.00 $72,790 1.8 %
19-2032 Materials Scientists 80 $39.40 $37.97 $78,980 2.5 %
19-2041 Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health 2,800 $28.53 $29.18 $60,700 5.6 %
19-2042 Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers 600 $37.65 $37.17 $77,320 2.4 %
19-2043 Hydrologists 250 $34.24 $35.29 $73,410 6.0 %
19-3011 Economists 4,050 $36.96 $36.53 $75,980 2.3 %
19-3021 Market Research Analysts 3,580 $27.33 $29.07 $60,470 3.2 %
19-3022 Survey Researchers 550 $17.68 $19.90 $41,390 7.6 %
19-3031 Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists 2,200 $22.72 $24.89 $51,770 4.9 %
19-3032 Industrial-Organizational Psychologists 100 $31.79 $33.11 $68,860 5.8 %
19-3041 Sociologists 290 $22.38 $26.74 $55,610 10.4 %
19-3051 Urban and Regional Planners 760 $28.78 $29.09 $60,510 3.6 %
19-3091 Anthropologists and Archeologists 140 $19.43 $24.16 $50,260 10.7 %
19-3092 Geographers 170 $27.68 $27.62 $57,450 3.5 %
19-3093 Historians 250 $29.24 $29.33 $61,000 3.7 %
19-3094 Political Scientists 3,560 $40.52 $39.28 $81,700 2.3 %
19-4011 Agricultural and Food Science Technicians (4) $19.82 $19.82 $41,220 14.9 %
19-4021 Biological Technicians 2,390 $15.49 $15.80 $32,860 2.9 %
19-4031 Chemical Technicians 610 $15.71 $15.98 $33,240 6.6 %
19-4051 Nuclear Technicians (4) $32.82 $33.68 $70,050 6.7 %
19-4091 Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health 400 $18.70 $19.29 $40,120 3.7 %
19-4092 Forensic Science Technicians 50 $26.47 $25.22 $52,450 3.3 %
Community and Social Services Occupations
Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (1) Mean RSE
21-0000 Community and Social Services Occupations 26,800 $16.65 $17.93 $37,300 3.0 %
21-1011 Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors 1,160 $16.82 $17.36 $36,100 6.8 %
21-1012 Educational, Vocational, and School Counselors 3,050 $19.58 $20.20 $42,020 2.8 %
21-1013 Marriage and Family Therapists 350 $15.48 $16.17 $33,640 6.3 %
21-1014 Mental Health Counselors 1,900 $11.42 $12.53 $26,060 6.4 %
21-1015 Rehabilitation Counselors 2,040 $11.16 $12.03 $25,030 4.7 %
21-1021 Child, Family, and School Social Workers 4,160 $18.27 $18.72 $38,950 4.0 %
21-1022 Medical and Public Health Social Workers 1,300 $20.11 $20.13 $41,870 2.2 %
21-1023 Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers 1,870 $21.40 $21.89 $45,540 3.0 %
21-1091 Health Educators 1,070 $25.65 $26.81 $55,770 10.7 %
21-1092 Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists 1,280 $20.57 $21.02 $43,730 2.9 %
21-1093 Social and Human Service Assistants 4,730 $14.18 $14.67 $30,510 2.0 %
21-2011 Clergy 610 $13.23 $14.36 $29,860 7.5 %
21-2021 Directors, Religious Activities and Education 310 $9.28 $11.08 $23,050 8.2 %
Legal Occupations
Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (1) Mean RSE
23-0000 Legal Occupations 46,940 $38.12 $38.54 $80,150 3.0 %
23-1011 Lawyers 30,140 $48.58 $47.47 $98,730 3.5 %
23-1021 Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers 330 $42.70 $43.36 $90,180 3.1 %
23-1022 Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators 320 $20.86 $22.24 $46,270 4.8 %
23-1023 Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates 40 $17.97 $22.93 $47,690 24.2 %
23-2011 Paralegals and Legal Assistants 7,910 $17.99 $19.24 $40,010 4.0 %
23-2091 Court Reporters 110 $13.93 $16.50 $34,320 10.4 %
23-2092 Law Clerks 1,180 $17.01 $18.75 $39,000 5.4 %
23-2093 Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers 800 $14.90 $15.73 $32,720 2.6 %
Education, Training, and Library Occupations
Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (1) Mean RSE
25-0000 Education, Training, and Library Occupations 156,240 $15.76 $17.38 $36,150 2.3 %
25-1011 Business Teachers, Postsecondary 1,360 (2) (2) $66,760 6.3 %
25-1021 Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary 720 (2) (2) $52,840 7.3 %
25-1022 Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary 730 (2) (2) $60,130 5.3 %
25-1031 Architecture Teachers, Postsecondary 100 (2) (2) $63,900 7.7 %
25-1032 Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary 640 (2) (2) $77,280 5.0 %
25-1041 Agricultural Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary 90 (2) (2) $67,460 4.9 %
25-1042 Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary 500 (2) (2) $62,460 7.0 %
25-1052 Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary 250 (2) (2) $63,680 6.2 %
25-1053 Environmental Science Teachers, Postsecondary 40 (2) (2) $60,910 12.3 %
25-1054 Physics Teachers, Postsecondary 250 (2) (2) $74,630 9.1 %
25-1061 Anthropology and Archeology Teachers, Postsecondary 150 (2) (2) $61,690 4.1 %
25-1063 Economics Teachers, Postsecondary 280 (2) (2) $71,900 7.3 %
25-1064 Geography Teachers, Postsecondary 80 (2) (2) $58,590 5.3 %
25-1065 Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary 620 (2) (2) $63,710 5.2 %
25-1066 Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary 610 (2) (2) $60,220 5.6 %
25-1067 Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary 210 (2) (2) $61,210 5.8 %
25-1071 Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary 400 (2) (2) $56,870 9.0 %
25-1072 Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary 630 (2) (2) $54,930 5.2 %
25-1081 Education Teachers, Postsecondary 1,080 (2) (2) $55,900 4.8 %
25-1082 Library Science Teachers, Postsecondary 60 (2) (2) $58,870 10.1 %
25-1111 Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary 150 (2) (2) $58,010 6.6 %
25-1112 Law Teachers, Postsecondary 440 (2) (2) $83,350 12.3 %
25-1113 Social Work Teachers, Postsecondary 150 (2) (2) $57,710 5.3 %
25-1121 Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary 1,380 (2) (2) $50,590 3.2 %
25-1122 Communications Teachers, Postsecondary 350 (2) (2) $59,500 7.2 %
25-1123 English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary 1,240 (2) (2) $54,320 3.1 %
25-1124 Foreign Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary 580 (2) (2) $47,990 4.7 %
25-1125 History Teachers, Postsecondary 500 (2) (2) $57,820 3.8 %
25-1126 Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary 600 (2) (2) $47,950 10.0 %
25-1191 Graduate Teaching Assistants 5,970 (2) (2) $19,130 4.0 %
25-1193 Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers, Postsecondary 380 (2) (2) $58,370 4.3 %
25-1194 Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary 1,370 $20.09 $20.56 $42,760 4.2 %
25-2011 Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education 7,740 $10.37 $11.60 $24,130 4.9 %
25-2012 Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education 3,090 (2) (2) $37,950 9.5 %
25-2021 Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education 25,400 (2) (2) $33,070 8.1 %
25-2022 Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Vocational Education 10,120 (2) (2) $39,430 2.7 %
25-2023 Vocational Education Teachers, Middle School (4) (2) (2) $42,840 8.3 %
25-2031 Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Vocational Education 17,940 (2) (2) $40,830 2.5 %
25-2032 Vocational Education Teachers, Secondary School 1,930 (2) (2) $44,450 5.1 %
25-2041 Special Education Teachers, Preschool, Kindergarten, and Elementary School 3,310 (2) (2) $45,710 4.0 %
25-2042 Special Education Teachers, Middle School 3,500 (2) (2) $40,360 4.0 %
25-2043 Special Education Teachers, Secondary School 3,020 (2) (2) $39,720 3.7 %
25-3011 Adult Literacy, Remedial Education, and Ged Teachers and Instructors 520 $11.59 $14.08 $29,280 7.3 %
25-3021 Self-Enrichment Education Teachers 3,000 $16.12 $17.06 $35,490 4.0 %
25-4010 Archivists, Curators, and Museum Technicians 1,640 $20.68 $21.64 $45,020 4.0 %
25-4021 Librarians 4,670 $23.25 $23.74 $49,370 2.0 %
25-4031 Library Technicians 2,180 $14.75 $14.78 $30,750 3.4 %
25-9011 Audio-Visual Collections Specialists 100 $13.97 $15.51 $32,270 10.3 %
25-9021 Farm and Home Management Advisors 190 $20.27 $21.18 $44,060 7.6 %
25-9031 Instructional Coordinators 1,460 $23.82 $23.68 $49,250 3.1 %
25-9041 Teacher Assistants 25,560 (2) (2) $18,720 7.0 %
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations
Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (1) Mean RSE
27-0000 Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations 50,490 $21.02 $22.29 $46,370 2.7 %
27-1011 Art Directors 500 $28.48 $29.76 $61,890 3.0 %
27-1013 Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators 190 $19.69 $21.29 $44,270 6.7 %
27-1014 Multi-Media Artists and Animators 690 $23.36 $24.14 $50,210 2.4 %
27-1021 Commercial and Industrial Designers 390 $20.85 $22.64 $47,090 4.7 %
27-1022 Fashion Designers (4) $19.87 $25.64 $53,330 14.1 %
27-1023 Floral Designers 820 $11.46 $11.60 $24,130 4.3 %
27-1024 Graphic Designers 4,240 $19.73 $20.36 $42,350 2.7 %
27-1025 Interior Designers 750 $18.50 $19.30 $40,140 4.7 %
27-1026 Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers 550 $10.74 $12.27 $25,520 3.4 %
27-1027 Set and Exhibit Designers 340 $21.33 $20.99 $43,670 3.6 %
27-2011 Actors 1,220 (2) (2) $23,170 9.0 %
27-2012 Producers and Directors 2,370 (2) (2) $49,920 7.1 %
27-2022 Coaches and Scouts 2,510 (2) (2) $38,090 7.3 %
27-2023 Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials 100 (2) (2) $24,080 5.2 %
27-2031 Dancers 80 $19.24 $18.59 $38,670 2.7 %
27-2032 Choreographers 170 $16.29 $17.46 $36,320 10.6 %
27-2041 Music Directors and Composers 110 (2) (2) $48,720 5.3 %
27-2042 Musicians and Singers 440 (2) (2) $64,440 8.7 %
27-3010 Announcers 1,150 $11.57 $17.01 $35,370 9.8 %
27-3020 News Analysts, Reporters and Correspondents 2,540 $19.20 $24.17 $50,280 9.5 %
27-3031 Public Relations Specialists 5,500 $23.29 $24.56 $51,090 2.2 %
27-3041 Editors 6,500 $22.20 $24.58 $51,130 2.5 %
27-3042 Technical Writers 2,130 $23.87 $23.99 $49,900 1.2 %
27-3043 Writers and Authors 3,000 $25.65 $27.17 $56,510 5.3 %
27-3091 Interpreters and Translators 760 $20.45 $20.64 $42,940 4.9 %
27-4011 Audio and Video Equipment Technicians 520 $16.78 $18.60 $38,680 5.3 %
27-4012 Broadcast Technicians 1,490 $16.46 $18.82 $39,140 5.2 %
27-4014 Sound Engineering Technicians 170 $18.73 $19.60 $40,760 6.5 %
27-4021 Photographers 1,090 $9.11 $12.15 $25,270 7.7 %
27-4031 Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Motion Picture 720 $17.08 $17.80 $37,020 4.2 %
27-4032 Film and Video Editors 150 $16.90 $19.32 $40,180 4.7 %
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations
Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (1) Mean RSE
29-0000 Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations 104,300 $22.98 $26.25 $54,600 2.4 %
29-1020 Dentists 2,240 (3) $58.10 $120,850 12.5 %
29-1031 Dietitians and Nutritionists 760 $20.26 $20.81 $43,290 3.9 %
29-1041 Optometrists (4) $26.61 $31.30 $65,110 9.6 %
29-1051 Pharmacists 3,160 $32.81 $32.55 $67,690 1.1 %
29-1062 Family and General Practitioners 7,160 $49.17 $46.95 $97,660 8.3 %
29-1063 Internists, General 1,430 $66.55 $58.26 $121,170 16.5 %
29-1065 Pediatricians, General (4) $26.55 $35.51 $73,860 12.7 %
29-1066 Psychiatrists 270 $57.88 $49.86 $103,720 12.8 %
29-1067 Surgeons 530 (3) $67.04 $139,450 18.0 %
29-1071 Physician Assistants 990 $28.44 $29.93 $62,260 9.5 %
29-1081 Podiatrists 140 $66.28 $53.95 $112,230 19.5 %
29-1111 Registered Nurses 35,300 $24.42 $24.54 $51,040 2.2 %
29-1121 Audiologists 420 $18.01 $18.83 $39,170 3.6 %
29-1122 Occupational Therapists 1,010 $24.87 $26.36 $54,830 3.0 %
29-1123 Physical Therapists 2,450 $26.38 $27.12 $56,400 2.7 %
29-1124 Radiation Therapists 350 $23.49 $28.36 $58,990 24.1 %
29-1125 Recreational Therapists 600 $14.31 $15.14 $31,490 3.5 %
29-1126 Respiratory Therapists 1,160 $19.93 $20.51 $42,660 4.3 %
29-1127 Speech-Language Pathologists 1,390 $26.61 $27.72 $57,650 6.0 %
29-1131 Veterinarians 970 $34.46 $37.52 $78,030 4.1 %
29-2011 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists 3,310 $20.73 $20.82 $43,310 2.3 %
29-2012 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians 2,220 $15.29 $15.65 $32,550 3.0 %
29-2021 Dental Hygienists 2,920 $32.28 $31.22 $64,950 6.1 %
29-2031 Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians 840 $17.38 $17.96 $37,360 4.0 %
29-2032 Diagnostic Medical Sonographers 620 $24.09 $23.65 $49,190 2.3 %
29-2033 Nuclear Medicine Technologists 650 $23.60 $23.19 $48,230 2.5 %
29-2034 Radiologic Technologists and Technicians 2,420 $19.94 $20.12 $41,840 2.5 %
29-2041 Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 1,440 $12.50 $13.36 $27,790 8.4 %
29-2051 Dietetic Technicians 690 $12.41 $12.01 $24,970 5.5 %
29-2052 Pharmacy Technicians 3,330 $9.68 $9.97 $20,740 2.4 %
29-2053 Psychiatric Technicians 1,080 $10.96 $11.92 $24,790 9.3 %
29-2054 Respiratory Therapy Technicians 370 $21.21 $20.70 $43,060 5.6 %
29-2055 Surgical Technologists 940 $16.04 $16.82 $34,980 4.5 %
29-2056 Veterinary Technologists and Technicians 1,090 $11.79 $12.21 $25,400 2.8 %
29-2061 Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 9,770 $16.00 $16.38 $34,060 1.2 %
29-2071 Medical Records and Health Information Technicians 2,010 $11.84 $12.42 $25,820 2.7 %
29-2081 Opticians, Dispensing 1,140 $13.28 $14.72 $30,620 7.6 %
29-2091 Orthotists and Prosthetists 90 $20.95 $23.15 $48,160 7.5 %
29-9010 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists and Technicians 860 $20.72 $21.68 $45,100 9.6 %
29-9091 Athletic Trainers 140 (2) (2) $28,680 9.1 %
Healthcare Support Occupations
Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (1) Mean RSE
31-0000 Healthcare Support Occupations 39,000 $10.38 $11.20 $23,290 1.6 %
31-1011 Home Health Aides 4,280 $8.38 $8.73 $18,160 1.6 %
31-1012 Nursing Aides, Orderlies, and Attendants 16,880 $9.75 $10.18 $21,180 2.1 %
31-2011 Occupational Therapist Assistants 190 $15.63 $16.99 $35,330 6.2 %
31-2012 Occupational Therapist Aides (4) $9.82 $12.24 $25,460 9.0 %
31-2021 Physical Therapist Assistants 440 $16.48 $17.51 $36,420 3.1 %
31-2022 Physical Therapist Aides 630 $8.49 $9.29 $19,320 2.6 %
31-9011 Massage Therapists 390 $8.86 $10.70 $22,260 6.8 %
31-9091 Dental Assistants 4,650 $14.02 $14.36 $29,880 5.1 %
31-9092 Medical Assistants 5,000 $12.92 $13.19 $27,440 2.9 %
31-9093 Medical Equipment Preparers 530 $8.83 $9.93 $20,640 3.2 %
31-9094 Medical Transcriptionists 1,060 $14.59 $14.81 $30,800 4.6 %
31-9095 Pharmacy Aides 680 $8.27 $8.79 $18,280 3.1 %
31-9096 Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers 1,640 $9.54 $9.81 $20,400 3.0 %
Protective Service Occupations
Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (1) Mean RSE
33-0000 Protective Service Occupations 66,330 $14.56 $16.60 $34,520 4.2 %
33-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Correctional Officers 350 $20.64 $21.42 $44,550 5.9 %
33-1012 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Police and Detectives 2,160 $36.67 $34.97 $72,740 1.7 %
33-1021 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers 1,200 $28.54 $28.86 $60,030 2.6 %
33-2011 Fire Fighters 5,230 $18.89 $19.23 $40,000 2.6 %
33-3011 Bailiffs (4) $19.04 $18.50 $38,480 12.3 %
33-3012 Correctional Officers and Jailers 4,880 $17.22 $16.25 $33,810 3.8 %
33-3021 Detectives and Criminal Investigators 3,420 $30.44 $30.61 $63,660 4.0 %
33-3031 Fish and Game Wardens 40 $19.49 $21.48 $44,680 3.8 %
33-3051 Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers 11,910 $22.23 $22.14 $46,060 3.1 %
33-9011 Animal Control Workers 90 $14.96 $15.72 $32,690 11.8 %
33-9021 Private Detectives and Investigators 520 $12.09 $12.79 $26,610 6.6 %
33-9032 Security Guards 29,240 $9.83 $10.60 $22,050 3.5 %
33-9091 Crossing Guards 800 $9.87 $10.34 $21,510 8.8 %
Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations
Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (1) Mean RSE
35-0000 Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations 166,920 $7.64 $8.65 $17,980 1.2 %
35-1011 Chefs and Head Cooks 2,390 $15.96 $17.80 $37,020 5.1 %
35-1012 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 11,680 $12.81 $13.45 $27,970 2.3 %
35-2011 Cooks, Fast Food 8,390 $7.39 $7.78 $16,180 4.6 %
35-2012 Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria 7,070 $10.37 $11.02 $22,930 4.9 %
35-2014 Cooks, Restaurant 9,210 $10.30 $10.52 $21,870 2.0 %
35-2015 Cooks, Short Order 2,490 $9.26 $10.05 $20,900 11.6 %
35-2021 Food Preparation Workers 11,750 $8.72 $9.34 $19,420 2.1 %
35-3011 Bartenders 5,780 $6.87 $8.08 $16,800 3.7 %
35-3021 Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food 39,260 $6.92 $7.45 $15,500 2.5 %
35-3022 Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop 6,420 $7.00 $7.77 $16,160 3.7 %
35-3031 Waiters and Waitresses 31,890 $6.61 $7.26 $15,110 1.7 %
35-3041 Food Servers, Nonrestaurant 4,020 $7.50 $8.08 $16,810 2.6 %
35-9011 Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers 8,960 $6.96 $7.47 $15,530 1.8 %
35-9021 Dishwashers 8,800 $7.75 $7.99 $16,610 1.6 %
35-9031 Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop 4,910 $8.04 $8.30 $17,260 2.4 %
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations
Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (1) Mean RSE
37-0000 Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 108,150 $8.16 $9.15 $19,030 1.2 %
37-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Housekeeping and Janitorial Workers 8,890 $10.49 $12.05 $25,060 5.6 %
37-1012 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers 2,850 $15.25 $17.79 $37,000 9.0 %
37-2011 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 56,480 $7.59 $8.04 $16,720 1.4 %
37-2012 Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 21,410 $8.11 $8.69 $18,070 2.1 %
37-2021 Pest Control Workers (4) $8.58 $9.59 $19,940 2.3 %
37-3011 Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers 15,120 $9.64 $10.19 $21,200 1.5 %
37-3012 Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation 480 $12.96 $12.76 $26,540 4.5 %
37-3013 Tree Trimmers and Pruners 440 $13.60 $14.67 $30,510 3.1 %
Personal Care and Service Occupations
Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (1) Mean RSE
39-0000 Personal Care and Service Occupations 58,040 $9.18 $12.71 $26,440 6.3 %
39-1011 Gaming Supervisors 30 $14.78 $15.94 $33,150 10.4 %
39-1021 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Personal Service Workers 2,190 $16.00 $17.47 $36,330 4.2 %
39-2011 Animal Trainers 130 $12.77 $12.62 $26,260 11.1 %
39-2021 Nonfarm Animal Caretakers 3,100 $7.88 $8.97 $18,670 3.8 %
39-3021 Motion Picture Projectionists 70 $7.60 $8.03 $16,700 2.6 %
39-3031 Ushers, Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers 2,370 $6.90 $7.26 $15,100 2.9 %
39-3091 Amusement and Recreation Attendants 2,800 $7.00 $7.26 $15,090 2.2 %
39-3093 Locker Room, Coatroom, and Dressing Room Attendants 370 $7.77 $8.02 $16,680 3.8 %
39-4011 Embalmers 70 $15.12 $16.29 $33,880 9.2 %
39-4021 Funeral Attendants 210 $9.33 $10.01 $20,810 4.4 %
39-5011 Barbers 400 $9.03 $10.32 $21,470 10.2 %
39-5012 Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists 7,600 $12.92 $14.93 $31,060 3.9 %
39-5092 Manicurists and Pedicurists 1,150 $7.92 $9.34 $19,430 6.0 %
39-5093 Shampooers 1,890 $7.09 $7.55 $15,710 4.0 %
39-5094 Skin Care Specialists 510 $11.11 $12.84 $26,710 9.0 %
39-6011 Baggage Porters and Bellhops 2,220 $10.26 $11.17 $23,240 7.4 %
39-6012 Concierges 660 $10.48 $11.27 $23,440 3.8 %
39-6021 Tour Guides and Escorts 540 $8.52 $9.69 $20,160 9.8 %
39-6022 Travel Guides (4) $15.49 $15.82 $32,910 3.2 %
39-6031 Flight Attendants 5,790 (2) (2) $62,520 8.1 %
39-6032 Transportation Attendants, Except Flight Attendants and Baggage Porters 380 $12.45 $11.96 $24,880 11.1 %
39-9011 Child Care Workers 5,720 $8.17 $8.55 $17,790 3.3 %
39-9021 Personal and Home Care Aides 3,530 $7.87 $8.05 $16,750 4.1 %
39-9031 Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors 4,010 $13.01 $16.89 $35,130 9.0 %
39-9032 Recreation Workers 7,630 $8.31 $9.32 $19,380 6.6 %
39-9041 Residential Advisors 1,270 $9.71 $10.27 $21,350 5.6 %
Sales and Related Occupations
Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (1) Mean RSE
41-0000 Sales and Related Occupations 245,990 $10.02 $14.05 $29,220 1.8 %
41-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Retail Sales Workers 25,290 $13.91 $15.74 $32,740 1.3 %
41-1012 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Non-Retail Sales Workers 6,160 $20.38 $25.05 $52,100 3.1 %
41-2011 Cashiers 59,930 $7.75 $8.54 $17,770 1.1 %
41-2012 Gaming Change Persons and Booth Cashiers 180 $7.94 $8.10 $16,840 4.7 %
41-2021 Counter and Rental Clerks 7,460 $8.19 $9.64 $20,050 3.0 %
41-2022 Parts Salespersons 3,380 $12.35 $13.37 $27,820 3.2 %
41-2031 Retail Salespersons 75,900 $8.31 $10.33 $21,480 1.5 %
41-3011 Advertising Sales Agents 3,380 $33.57 $38.80 $80,700 17.2 %
41-3021 Insurance Sales Agents 3,590 $20.67 $24.30 $50,530 4.7 %
41-3031 Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents 3,120 $19.77 $26.64 $55,410 6.7 %
41-3041 Travel Agents 2,970 $13.89 $13.86 $28,830 4.8 %
41-4011 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products 7,110 $31.31 $34.06 $70,840 11.5 %
41-4012 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 16,740 $20.86 $23.96 $49,840 2.4 %
41-9011 Demonstrators and Product Promoters 1,420 $9.07 $11.00 $22,880 6.0 %
41-9021 Real Estate Brokers 770 $23.56 $36.43 $75,770 16.8 %
41-9022 Real Estate Sales Agents 2,290 $16.22 $20.26 $42,150 5.4 %
41-9031 Sales Engineers 2,980 $23.65 $26.10 $54,290 4.3 %
41-9041 Telemarketers 10,290 $9.13 $10.35 $21,530 5.0 %
41-9091 Door-To-Door Sales Workers, News and Street Vendors, and Related Workers 970 $11.21 $11.78 $24,500 7.7 %
Office and Administrative Support Occupations
Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (1) Mean RSE
43-0000 Office and Administrative Support Occupations 513,720 $13.52 $14.98 $31,150 0.6 %
43-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Office and Administrative Support Workers 31,380 $20.46 $22.87 $47,560 0.9 %
43-2011 Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service 3,600 $10.93 $11.09 $23,060 1.8 %
43-2021 Telephone Operators (4) $11.91 $13.19 $27,430 16.3 %
43-3011 Bill and Account Collectors 7,790 $12.86 $13.45 $27,970 1.7 %
43-3021 Billing and Posting Clerks and Machine Operators 7,090 $13.85 $14.33 $29,810 1.3 %
43-3031 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 27,570 $14.45 $14.70 $30,570 1.1 %
43-3051 Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks 3,200 $14.82 $15.07 $31,340 1.6 %
43-3061 Procurement Clerks 2,050 $15.17 $15.22 $31,670 1.5 %
43-3071 Tellers 9,500 $10.42 $10.76 $22,380 2.1 %
43-4011 Brokerage Clerks 520 $14.69 $15.21 $31,630 1.9 %
43-4021 Correspondence Clerks 680 $12.86 $14.22 $29,590 5.1 %
43-4031 Court, Municipal, and License Clerks 600 $15.43 $16.11 $33,510 4.1 %
43-4041 Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks (4) $11.79 $12.34 $25,670 5.5 %
43-4051 Customer Service Representatives 37,470 $12.54 $13.42 $27,910 1.9 %
43-4061 Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs 550 $15.17 $15.98 $33,240 2.9 %
43-4071 File Clerks 5,220 $10.79 $11.46 $23,830 1.8 %
43-4081 Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks 3,670 $8.37 $8.72 $18,150 2.3 %
43-4111 Interviewers, Except Eligibility and Loan 3,480 $9.42 $11.00 $22,880 6.0 %
43-4121 Library Assistants, Clerical 2,660 $11.56 $11.42 $23,760 5.5 %
43-4131 Loan Interviewers and Clerks 2,560 $14.66 $14.93 $31,040 1.8 %
43-4141 New Accounts Clerks 1,020 $12.61 $12.20 $25,370 6.6 %
43-4151 Order Clerks 4,430 $12.39 $12.90 $26,830 2.1 %
43-4161 Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping 5,270 $15.52 $15.81 $32,890 1.0 %
43-4171 Receptionists and Information Clerks 26,920 $10.68 $10.95 $22,780 1.2 %
43-4181 Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks 4,080 $13.91 $14.62 $30,420 2.1 %
43-5011 Cargo and Freight Agents 660 $15.31 $16.54 $34,400 8.8 %
43-5021 Couriers and Messengers 1,760 $9.39 $10.15 $21,110 3.2 %
43-5031 Police, Fire, and Ambulance Dispatchers 920 $14.57 $15.04 $31,280 4.1 %
43-5032 Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance 2,760 $12.69 $13.83 $28,770 3.0 %
43-5041 Meter Readers, Utilities 730 $16.67 $15.95 $33,170 2.6 %
43-5051 Postal Service Clerks 2,240 $18.68 $18.24 $37,930 1.3 %
43-5052 Postal Service Mail Carriers 7,320 $18.76 $18.13 $37,710 1.4 %
43-5053 Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and Processing Machine Operators 6,880 $18.07 $16.56 $34,450 1.6 %
43-5061 Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks 3,470 $16.75 $16.97 $35,290 1.7 %
43-5071 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks 10,520 $10.85 $11.82 $24,580 1.3 %
43-5081 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 27,370 $9.08 $10.16 $21,130 0.9 %
43-5111 Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping 1,240 $11.16 $13.39 $27,850 3.9 %
43-6011 Executive Secretaries and Administrative Assistants 37,530 $16.69 $17.56 $36,520 0.9 %
43-6012 Legal Secretaries 13,650 $20.21 $20.35 $42,320 2.3 %
43-6013 Medical Secretaries 6,510 $12.77 $13.04 $27,120 4.6 %
43-6014 Secretaries, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 51,520 $13.54 $14.01 $29,140 1.0 %
43-9011 Computer Operators 6,600 $12.45 $13.30 $27,670 6.3 %
43-9021 Data Entry Keyers 12,980 $11.62 $11.70 $24,330 2.6 %
43-9022 Word Processors and Typists 8,590 $11.80 $12.30 $25,580 2.1 %
43-9031 Desktop Publishers 910 $17.80 $18.85 $39,210 4.3 %
43-9041 Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks 3,110 $13.85 $14.90 $30,980 2.5 %
43-9051 Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service 8,070 $11.20 $11.96 $24,880 4.9 %
43-9061 Office Clerks, General 46,020 $11.42 $12.17 $25,300 1.3 %
43-9071 Office Machine Operators, Except Computer 2,220 $12.22 $12.70 $26,420 3.2 %
43-9081 Proofreaders and Copy Markers 890 $12.59 $13.28 $27,620 2.5 %
43-9111 Statistical Assistants 630 $17.17 $16.61 $34,550 1.9 %
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations
Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (1) Mean RSE
45-0000 Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations 1,800 $9.73 $11.90 $24,760 5.0 %
45-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers 190 $20.04 $22.65 $47,110 6.4 %
45-2011 Agricultural Inspectors 90 $17.43 $18.63 $38,750 11.1 %
45-2091 Agricultural Equipment Operators (4) $9.60 $10.96 $22,790 12.2 %
45-2092 Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse 450 $9.80 $10.09 $20,990 3.5 %
45-2093 Farmworkers, Farm and Ranch Animals (4) $8.38 $8.99 $18,690 3.1 %
45-4021 Fallers 30 $12.17 $11.91 $24,770 9.1 %
45-4022 Logging Equipment Operators 50 $12.03 $12.57 $26,150 3.9 %
Construction and Extraction Occupations
Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (1) Mean RSE
47-0000 Construction and Extraction Occupations 120,710 $15.40 $16.28 $33,860 1.2 %
47-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 11,910 $22.36 $23.36 $48,580 1.5 %
47-2011 Boilermakers 410 $20.29 $19.96 $41,520 5.6 %
47-2021 Brickmasons and Blockmasons 2,030 $18.65 $18.23 $37,930 1.8 %
47-2022 Stonemasons (4) $18.26 $18.08 $37,620 4.4 %
47-2031 Carpenters 12,870 $16.79 $16.70 $34,740 1.5 %
47-2041 Carpet Installers 550 $16.20 $17.61 $36,630 6.4 %
47-2042 Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles 190 $16.11 $16.08 $33,440 3.5 %
47-2043 Floor Sanders and Finishers 240 $13.42 $14.44 $30,040 6.8 %
47-2044 Tile and Marble Setters 630 $13.50 $13.78 $28,670 4.4 %
47-2051 Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers 2,660 $16.64 $16.69 $34,720 2.4 %
47-2061 Construction Laborers 20,750 $10.48 $11.08 $23,040 3.0 %
47-2071 Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators 560 $12.57 $13.02 $27,080 4.1 %
47-2072 Pile-Driver Operators 140 $22.91 $21.36 $44,430 13.4 %
47-2073 Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators 3,390 $16.02 $16.14 $33,580 1.4 %
47-2081 Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers 2,250 $16.14 $16.30 $33,900 2.7 %
47-2082 Tapers 240 $15.89 $15.29 $31,800 2.4 %
47-2111 Electricians 15,520 $19.99 $19.27 $40,080 2.4 %
47-2121 Glaziers 880 $15.93 $16.73 $34,790 7.8 %
47-2130 Insulation Workers 1,010 $11.94 $12.34 $25,670 2.6 %
47-2141 Painters, Construction and Maintenance 6,580 $13.22 $13.42 $27,900 2.0 %
47-2142 Paperhangers 340 $15.32 $15.03 $31,260 5.3 %
47-2151 Pipelayers (4) $14.92 $15.81 $32,890 8.1 %
47-2152 Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 8,750 $18.85 $19.04 $39,600 3.1 %
47-2161 Plasterers and Stucco Masons 960 $17.15 $18.20 $37,860 8.0 %
47-2171 Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers 560 $22.61 $21.18 $44,050 8.2 %
47-2181 Roofers 1,150 $15.94 $15.93 $33,130 2.9 %
47-2211 Sheet Metal Workers 4,200 $17.48 $17.84 $37,120 2.7 %
47-2221 Structural Iron and Steel Workers 1,000 $15.78 $16.06 $33,400 3.4 %
47-3011 Helpers—Brickmasons, Blockmasons, Stonemasons, and Tile and Marble Setters 2,690 $10.36 $10.77 $22,400 3.8 %
47-3012 Helpers—Carpenters 1,470 $11.04 $11.31 $23,530 2.5 %
47-3013 Helpers—Electricians 2,140 $11.89 $12.11 $25,180 3.8 %
47-3014 Helpers—Painters, Paperhangers, Plasterers, and Stucco Masons 560 $10.04 $10.27 $21,370 5.3 %
47-3015 Helpers—Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 1,760 $10.53 $10.88 $22,630 2.4 %
47-3016 Helpers—Roofers 640 $10.00 $10.15 $21,110 2.7 %
47-4011 Construction and Building Inspectors 2,060 $21.09 $20.22 $42,060 4.3 %
47-4021 Elevator Installers and Repairers 1,930 $20.50 $20.12 $41,840 4.7 %
47-4031 Fence Erectors 190 $11.00 $11.79 $24,510 5.2 %
47-4041 Hazardous Materials Removal Workers 650 $16.88 $17.43 $36,260 6.3 %
47-4051 Highway Maintenance Workers 740 $14.86 $14.90 $30,980 4.2 %
47-4071 Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners 90 $13.28 $15.55 $32,350 7.3 %
47-5021 Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas 250 $13.83 $15.28 $31,780 9.3 %
47-5031 Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters 80 $18.86 $18.33 $38,130 5.6 %
47-5081 Helpers—Extraction Workers 100 $11.09 $10.88 $22,640 5.3 %
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations
Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (1) Mean RSE
49-0000 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 93,940 $16.76 $17.96 $37,350 1.6 %
49-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers 8,470 $24.25 $25.86 $53,790 4.0 %
49-2011 Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairers 2,220 $14.90 $16.07 $33,420 2.5 %
49-2021 Radio Mechanics (4) $15.03 $14.95 $31,100 3.9 %
49-2022 Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers 5,820 $23.85 $23.08 $48,010 1.6 %
49-2091 Avionics Technicians (4) $18.39 $18.48 $38,430 5.4 %
49-2092 Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related Repairers 430 $20.99 $21.78 $45,290 5.5 %
49-2093 Electrical and Electronics Installers and Repairers, Transportation Equipment 90 $18.26 $16.59 $34,510 3.9 %
49-2094 Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment 1,500 $19.22 $19.72 $41,020 3.5 %
49-2095 Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay 440 $24.34 $23.81 $49,520 2.0 %
49-2096 Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor Vehicles 160 $14.51 $15.53 $32,290 7.0 %
49-2097 Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers and Repairers 270 $14.43 $14.16 $29,450 4.3 %
49-2098 Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers 1,380 $16.10 $16.15 $33,590 3.4 %
49-3011 Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians 1,480 $22.01 $22.16 $46,090 3.6 %
49-3021 Automotive Body and Related Repairers 2,420 $19.85 $21.38 $44,470 5.4 %
49-3022 Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers (4) $12.41 $12.45 $25,890 8.3 %
49-3023 Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 13,390 $16.32 $17.77 $36,960 2.6 %
49-3031 Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists 2,020 $16.04 $16.95 $35,250 2.6 %
49-3041 Farm Equipment Mechanics 280 $14.92 $15.33 $31,900 3.3 %
49-3042 Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines 890 $17.36 $17.41 $36,210 1.9 %
49-3051 Motorboat Mechanics 130 $16.13 $16.00 $33,270 4.2 %
49-3052 Motorcycle Mechanics 220 $14.65 $14.49 $30,140 3.9 %
49-3053 Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics 470 $11.22 $11.57 $24,060 3.6 %
49-3091 Bicycle Repairers 310 $9.50 $9.57 $19,910 6.9 %
49-3092 Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians 60 $13.58 $14.07 $29,270 5.4 %
49-3093 Tire Repairers and Changers 1,520 $9.51 $10.25 $21,310 3.2 %
49-9011 Mechanical Door Repairers (4) $17.53 $16.03 $33,340 5.4 %
49-9012 Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door 470 $21.65 $21.26 $44,220 5.5 %
49-9021 Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers 4,940 $16.40 $16.77 $34,890 1.9 %
49-9031 Home Appliance Repairers 500 $15.95 $16.44 $34,190 6.1 %
49-9041 Industrial Machinery Mechanics 830 $19.16 $19.45 $40,450 4.8 %
49-9042 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 19,600 $13.10 $14.10 $29,330 2.2 %
49-9043 Maintenance Workers, Machinery 1,030 $14.06 $14.74 $30,660 3.2 %
49-9044 Millwrights 230 $18.90 $19.24 $40,030 4.5 %
49-9051 Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers 2,330 $22.93 $22.03 $45,830 1.6 %
49-9052 Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers 3,850 $19.50 $19.41 $40,380 5.0 %
49-9061 Camera and Photographic Equipment Repairers (4) $13.62 $13.37 $27,810 4.0 %
49-9062 Medical Equipment Repairers 260 $17.14 $17.50 $36,390 2.8 %
49-9063 Musical Instrument Repairers and Tuners 140 $15.27 $15.84 $32,950 7.8 %
49-9091 Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and Repairers 340 $13.07 $13.87 $28,850 4.6 %
49-9094 Locksmiths and Safe Repairers 440 $16.95 $17.11 $35,590 5.3 %
49-9096 Riggers 210 $17.17 $16.65 $34,630 2.3 %
49-9098 Helpers—Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers 2,770 $9.86 $10.28 $21,370 3.5 %
Production Occupations
Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (1) Mean RSE
51-0000 Production Occupations 80,060 $12.07 $13.79 $28,690 1.3 %
51-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Production and Operating Workers 5,890 $21.00 $22.18 $46,140 1.7 %
51-2011 Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems Assemblers 50 $13.12 $14.10 $29,320 14.4 %
51-2021 Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers 270 $9.63 $10.00 $20,810 6.4 %
51-2022 Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers 3,180 $10.56 $11.43 $23,780 3.7 %
51-2023 Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers 360 $12.13 $13.58 $28,260 4.9 %
51-2031 Engine and Other Machine Assemblers 180 $13.76 $13.83 $28,770 11.8 %
51-2041 Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters 620 $13.87 $14.00 $29,120 2.8 %
51-2091 Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators (4) $12.00 $11.66 $24,260 8.2 %
51-2092 Team Assemblers 7,310 $9.30 $9.77 $20,320 4.0 %
51-3011 Bakers 3,110 $10.22 $10.88 $22,640 3.6 %
51-3021 Butchers and Meat Cutters 1,650 $16.90 $16.07 $33,430 1.6 %
51-3022 Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers 470 $9.57 $10.54 $21,930 9.1 %
51-3091 Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine Operators and Tenders 40 $9.05 $9.87 $20,520 2.4 %
51-3092 Food Batchmakers 160 $8.37 $9.32 $19,390 4.2 %
51-3093 Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders 320 $8.55 $8.26 $17,180 4.7 %
51-4011 Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic 270 $14.49 $14.64 $30,440 5.0 %
51-4012 Numerical Tool and Process Control Programmers 50 $17.24 $17.94 $37,320 2.3 %
51-4021 Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 550 $10.69 $11.26 $23,420 3.5 %
51-4031 Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 730 $13.29 $13.89 $28,900 3.0 %
51-4032 Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 150 $10.83 $11.36 $23,620 3.3 %
51-4033 Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 210 $9.89 $10.88 $22,630 4.5 %
51-4034 Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 60 $13.13 $14.27 $29,680 8.4 %
51-4041 Machinists 1,440 $16.37 $17.05 $35,470 2.7 %
51-4061 Model Makers, Metal and Plastic (4) $9.93 $12.33 $25,650 14.9 %
51-4081 Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic (4) $15.28 $16.12 $33,540 2.1 %
51-4111 Tool and Die Makers 60 $22.37 $20.52 $42,690 9.3 %
51-4121 Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers 1,740 $13.89 $14.29 $29,730 2.0 %
51-4192 Lay-Out Workers, Metal and Plastic 90 $10.51 $12.24 $25,450 5.3 %
51-4193 Plating and Coating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 330 $9.84 $11.41 $23,740 7.9 %
51-5011 Bindery Workers 2,740 $13.13 $13.93 $28,970 3.5 %
51-5012 Bookbinders 400 $15.80 $18.27 $38,000 15.5 %
51-5021 Job Printers 1,230 $15.67 $16.37 $34,050 4.0 %
51-5022 Prepress Technicians and Workers 2,700 $18.68 $18.00 $37,440 5.9 %
51-5023 Printing Machine Operators 4,000 $18.18 $19.05 $39,630 4.5 %
51-6011 Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers 3,990 $8.01 $8.74 $18,180 4.4 %
51-6021 Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials 1,340 $7.87 $8.18 $17,020 3.2 %
51-6031 Sewing Machine Operators 920 $9.07 $9.55 $19,860 2.8 %
51-6041 Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers 150 $10.27 $10.98 $22,830 5.2 %
51-6042 Shoe Machine Operators and Tenders 30 $10.70 $11.33 $23,560 4.2 %
51-6051 Sewers, Hand (4) $9.43 $9.69 $20,150 5.6 %
51-6052 Tailors, Dressmakers, and Custom Sewers 560 $11.61 $11.70 $24,340 2.6 %
51-6062 Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 50 $8.51 $9.07 $18,860 3.8 %
51-6092 Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers 30 $13.47 $13.66 $28,420 2.6 %
51-6093 Upholsterers 330 $11.85 $12.94 $26,910 7.6 %
51-7011 Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters 1,070 $13.28 $14.32 $29,770 2.7 %
51-7021 Furniture Finishers 390 $12.97 $13.26 $27,580 4.5 %
51-7041 Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood 160 $10.34 $12.11 $25,180 3.9 %
51-7042 Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing 290 $11.32 $11.49 $23,890 3.5 %
51-8012 Power Distributors and Dispatchers 120 $23.25 $23.33 $48,520 6.1 %
51-8013 Power Plant Operators (4) $23.13 $22.65 $47,120 3.3 %
51-8021 Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators 1,250 $21.10 $20.85 $43,370 2.1 %
51-8031 Water and Liquid Waste Treatment Plant and System Operators 1,440 $19.76 $19.72 $41,020 3.9 %
51-8091 Chemical Plant and System Operators (4) $18.18 $17.09 $35,540 3.6 %
51-8092 Gas Plant Operators 80 $25.55 $25.74 $53,540 3.5 %
51-9011 Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders 140 $15.34 $15.79 $32,840 3.3 %
51-9012 Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 120 $13.94 $14.90 $30,980 7.0 %
51-9021 Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 70 $14.02 $13.57 $28,220 4.3 %
51-9022 Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand 80 $10.77 $11.12 $23,130 8.4 %
51-9023 Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 190 $11.14 $12.34 $25,670 4.8 %
51-9031 Cutters and Trimmers, Hand 50 $10.29 $10.87 $22,610 6.4 %
51-9032 Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 540 $12.87 $13.14 $27,330 7.4 %
51-9041 Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 530 $13.29 $12.85 $26,740 5.7 %
51-9051 Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders (4) $12.81 $12.81 $26,640 2.7 %
51-9061 Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers 4,150 $11.75 $13.81 $28,730 4.4 %
51-9071 Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers 100 $18.01 $18.76 $39,020 6.1 %
51-9081 Dental Laboratory Technicians 470 $18.66 $17.92 $37,270 7.1 %
51-9082 Medical Appliance Technicians (4) $12.19 $13.39 $27,850 5.0 %
51-9083 Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians 260 $10.55 $12.23 $25,440 8.3 %
51-9111 Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders 1,070 $8.93 $10.04 $20,880 6.6 %
51-9121 Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 190 $11.89 $12.52 $26,030 3.4 %
51-9122 Painters, Transportation Equipment 380 $21.27 $20.68 $43,010 6.5 %
51-9123 Painting, Coating, and Decorating Workers (4) $11.63 $11.97 $24,900 4.0 %
51-9131 Photographic Process Workers 850 $9.93 $12.09 $25,150 12.5 %
51-9132 Photographic Processing Machine Operators 1,360 $8.23 $8.89 $18,490 2.2 %
51-9191 Cementing and Gluing Machine Operators and Tenders (4) $9.73 $9.74 $20,260 3.3 %
51-9192 Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders 30 $9.75 $9.75 $20,280 3.6 %
51-9194 Etchers and Engravers 110 $19.10 $22.28 $46,340 7.2 %
51-9195 Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic 50 $10.43 $14.46 $30,070 19.7 %
51-9196 Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 470 $14.53 $15.23 $31,680 4.7 %
51-9198 Helpers—Production Workers 3,040 $8.67 $9.53 $19,810 5.0 %
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations
Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (1) Mean RSE
53-0000 Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 131,210 $10.59 $13.63 $28,350 6.6 %
53-1011 Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors 290 $20.62 $21.61 $44,950 2.7 %
53-1021 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers, Hand 2,020 $17.14 $17.78 $36,970 1.9 %
53-1031 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators 3,090 $17.78 $19.98 $41,560 11.0 %
53-2011 Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers 3,850 (2) (2) $139,420 29.6 %
53-2012 Commercial Pilots 120 (2) (2) $69,770 5.1 %
53-2021 Air Traffic Controllers 1,050 $47.25 $44.85 $93,280 2.4 %
53-2022 Airfield Operations Specialists (4) $10.75 $15.66 $32,580 22.4 %
53-3011 Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians 220 $9.95 $10.53 $21,910 6.5 %
53-3021 Bus Drivers, Transit and Intercity 2,560 $13.01 $13.39 $27,850 4.2 %
53-3022 Bus Drivers, School 9,770 $7.57 $8.35 $17,370 5.2 %
53-3031 Driver/Sales Workers 7,910 $7.32 $9.55 $19,860 7.2 %
53-3032 Truck Drivers, Heavy and Tractor-Trailer 12,670 $15.41 $16.12 $33,530 2.2 %
53-3033 Truck Drivers, Light Or Delivery Services 21,110 $11.43 $12.59 $26,190 6.8 %
53-3041 Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs 2,460 $9.96 $10.60 $22,040 3.2 %
53-5011 Sailors and Marine Oilers 80 $9.46 $9.33 $19,420 3.4 %
53-5031 Ship Engineers 40 $36.27 $32.27 $67,110 1.3 %
53-6021 Parking Lot Attendants 3,190 $7.45 $7.54 $15,670 2.0 %
53-6031 Service Station Attendants 1,370 $7.54 $7.90 $16,420 3.8 %
53-6051 Transportation Inspectors 320 $29.99 $28.89 $60,080 11.0 %
53-7011 Conveyor Operators and Tenders 530 $11.30 $11.52 $23,970 3.7 %
53-7021 Crane and Tower Operators 480 $20.33 $20.46 $42,560 5.8 %
53-7032 Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators 1,280 $14.04 $14.12 $29,370 2.6 %
53-7051 Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators 5,660 $12.54 $13.22 $27,500 3.3 %
53-7061 Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment 6,050 $7.90 $9.67 $20,120 11.6 %
53-7062 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 28,920 $9.05 $9.84 $20,470 1.9 %
53-7063 Machine Feeders and Offbearers 630 $9.36 $10.13 $21,070 3.3 %
53-7064 Packers and Packagers, Hand 7,010 $7.68 $8.60 $17,880 2.1 %
53-7071 Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators 160 $8.44 $12.57 $26,150 22.0 %
53-7072 Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers 40 $21.16 $20.98 $43,630 2.7 %
53-7081 Refuse and Recyclable Material Collectors 2,010 $11.52 $11.90 $24,760 4.1 %

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.

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

(3) = Median hourly wage is equal to or greater than $70.00 per hour.

(4) = 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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Technical notes

List of Occupations in SOC Code Number Order

List of Occupations in Alphabetical Order

Last Modified Date: April 18, 2003

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