This major group comprises the following occupations: Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers, and Athletes ; Purchasing Agents and Buyers, Farm Products ; Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products ; Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products ; Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators ; Insurance Appraisers, Auto Damage ; Compliance Officers, Except Agriculture, Construction, Health and Safety, and Transportation ; Cost Estimators ; Emergency Management Specialists ; Employment, Recruitment, and Placement Specialists ; Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists ; Training and Development Specialists ; Management Analysts ; Meeting and Convention Planners ; Accountants and Auditors ; Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate ; Budget Analysts ; Credit Analysts ; Financial Analysts ; Personal Financial Advisors ; Insurance Underwriters ; Financial Examiners ; Loan Counselors ; Loan Officers ; Tax Examiners, Collectors, and Revenue Agents ; Tax Preparers; and residual, "All Other", occupations in this major group.
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. These and other data elements, including the 10th, 25th, 75th, and 90th percentile wages are available in the downloadable excel files. Estimates do not include self-employed workers.
Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for this major group:
|Employment (1)||4,676,680||0.5 %|
|Mean hourly wage||$24.32||0.2 %|
|Mean annual wage (2)||$50,580||0.2 %|
Percentile wage estimates for this major group:
|Annual Wage (2)||$26,320||$34,260||$45,720||$61,700||$82,650|
About 2001 National, State, and Metropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates
Percentile wage estimates show the percentage of workers in an occupation that earn less than a given wage and the percentage that earn more. The median wage is the 50th percentile wage estimate—50 percent of workers earn less than the median and 50 percent of workers earn more than the median. More about percentile wages.
(1) Data for detailed occupations does not sum to the totals because the totals include data for occupations not shown separately.
(2) 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.
(3) 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.
All Business and Financial Operations Occupations
2001 National Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates
2001 State Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates
2001 Metropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates
2001 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: December 23, 2002