Occupational Employment Statistics

2002 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

NAICS 424100 - Paper and Paper Product Merchant Wholesalers

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 NAICS 424100 - Paper and Paper Product Merchant Wholesalers.

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SOC Major Groups in in NAICS 424100 - Paper and Paper Product Merchant Wholesalers:

NAICS 424100 - Paper and Paper Product Merchant Wholesalers

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Industry Total top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
00-0000 Industry Total 156,740 100.00% $14.82 $19.79 $41,160 0.8 %
Management Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
11-0000 Management Occupations 9,990 6.37% $39.07 $47.44 $98,670 1.5 %
11-1011 Chief Executives 670 0.43% (5) $77.59 $161,390 3.0 %
11-1021 General and Operations Managers 4,450 2.84% $43.08 $51.66 $107,450 2.4 %
11-2011 Advertising and Promotions Managers 140 0.09% $33.02 $35.04 $72,890 3.3 %
11-2021 Marketing Managers 160 0.10% $41.04 $43.19 $89,840 4.2 %
11-2022 Sales Managers 1,450 0.93% $42.60 $48.50 $100,880 3.2 %
11-3011 Administrative Services Managers 280 0.18% $27.14 $32.74 $68,100 6.3 %
11-3021 Computer and Information Systems Managers 320 0.20% $38.12 $40.49 $84,230 2.7 %
11-3031 Financial Managers 820 0.52% $35.10 $39.87 $82,930 2.9 %
11-3040 Human Resources Managers 200 0.13% $27.19 $32.20 $66,970 3.9 %
11-3051 Industrial Production Managers 110 0.07% $41.07 $45.43 $94,490 4.8 %
11-3061 Purchasing Managers 630 0.40% $26.74 $29.60 $61,560 2.6 %
11-3071 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers 400 0.26% $26.73 $29.27 $60,880 1.9 %
11-9041 Engineering Managers 30 0.02% $43.77 $48.04 $99,930 7.0 %
Business and Financial Operations Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
13-0000 Business and Financial Operations Occupations 5,640 3.60% $21.29 $23.40 $48,660 1.5 %
13-1021 Purchasing Agents and Buyers, Farm Products 70 0.04% $19.81 $21.09 $43,860 5.1 %
13-1022 Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products 2,340 1.49% $19.81 $22.00 $45,760 4.1 %
13-1023 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products 410 0.26% $21.48 $22.56 $46,930 3.4 %
13-1041 Compliance Officers, Except Agriculture, Construction, Health and Safety, and Transportation 60 0.04% $19.92 $21.00 $43,680 5.5 %
13-1051 Cost Estimators 80 0.05% $20.01 $21.53 $44,780 3.8 %
13-1071 Employment, Recruitment, and Placement Specialists 30 0.02% $22.60 $23.56 $49,000 3.3 %
13-1073 Training and Development Specialists 140 0.09% $23.90 $24.77 $51,530 2.1 %
13-1111 Management Analysts 210 0.13% $23.52 $26.06 $54,210 5.9 %
13-2011 Accountants and Auditors 930 0.59% $24.10 $26.02 $54,130 2.5 %
13-2031 Budget Analysts 30 0.02% $22.63 $22.72 $47,260 2.9 %
13-2041 Credit Analysts 250 0.16% $18.23 $22.08 $45,920 6.4 %
Computer and Mathematical Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
15-0000 Computer and Mathematical Occupations 1,670 1.07% $25.22 $26.47 $55,070 2.3 %
15-1021 Computer Programmers 470 0.30% $28.28 $28.85 $60,000 1.7 %
15-1031 Computer Software Engineers, Applications 160 0.10% $34.01 $33.07 $68,790 5.9 %
15-1032 Computer Software Engineers, Systems Software 90 0.06% $28.93 $30.79 $64,040 4.9 %
15-1041 Computer Support Specialists 410 0.26% $17.22 $19.32 $40,180 3.2 %
15-1051 Computer Systems Analysts 100 0.06% $31.18 $30.78 $64,020 2.3 %
15-1061 Database Administrators 110 0.07% $24.08 $26.51 $55,150 4.9 %
15-1071 Network and Computer Systems Administrators 210 0.13% $24.51 $26.22 $54,540 2.2 %
Architecture and Engineering Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
17-0000 Architecture and Engineering Occupations 490 0.31% $23.14 $24.57 $51,110 2.5 %
17-2071 Electrical Engineers 40 0.03% $27.36 $30.75 $63,960 8.6 %
17-2141 Mechanical Engineers 60 0.04% $26.07 $26.96 $56,090 2.4 %
17-3023 Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technicians 120 0.08% $20.59 $22.09 $45,940 5.0 %
17-3024 Electro-Mechanical Technicians 40 0.03% $18.78 $19.78 $41,140 8.2 %
Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations top
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SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
19-0000 Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations 150 0.10% $22.95 $24.58 $51,130 6.1 %
19-3021 Market Research Analysts 120 0.08% $23.10 $25.15 $52,310 7.9 %
Legal Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
23-0000 Legal Occupations (6) (6) (6) (6) (6) (6)
23-1011 Lawyers 70 0.04% $45.95 $49.78 $103,540 10.5 %
Education, Training, and Library Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
25-0000 Education, Training, and Library Occupations (6) (6) (6) (6) (6) (6)
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
27-0000 Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations 1,680 1.07% $13.75 $15.56 $32,360 5.6 %
27-1021 Commercial and Industrial Designers 80 0.05% $19.42 $21.51 $44,740 9.6 %
27-1024 Graphic Designers 500 0.32% $15.85 $17.36 $36,100 5.2 %
27-1025 Interior Designers 70 0.04% $16.45 $17.40 $36,190 5.7 %
27-1026 Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers 700 0.45% $9.63 $10.48 $21,800 5.3 %
27-3031 Public Relations Specialists 50 0.03% $30.31 $32.59 $67,780 7.4 %
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
29-0000 Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations (6) (6) (6) (6) (6) (6)
Healthcare Support Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
31-0000 Healthcare Support Occupations (6) (6) (6) (6) (6) (6)
Protective Service Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
33-0000 Protective Service Occupations 30 0.02% $12.55 $14.05 $29,210 8.0 %
Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
35-0000 Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations (6) (6) (6) (6) (6) (6)
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
37-0000 Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 410 0.26% $9.28 $9.98 $20,770 3.4 %
37-2011 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 360 0.23% $9.06 $9.83 $20,450 3.7 %
Sales and Related Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
41-0000 Sales and Related Occupations 40,810 26.04% $21.39 $26.92 $55,980 1.7 %
41-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Retail Sales Workers 880 0.56% $16.99 $20.39 $42,400 12.4 %
41-1012 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Non-Retail Sales Workers 2,440 1.56% $32.04 $38.07 $79,180 2.9 %
41-2011 Cashiers 500 0.32% $7.53 $8.21 $17,070 3.2 %
41-2021 Counter and Rental Clerks 70 0.04% $8.42 $9.06 $18,840 5.6 %
41-2022 Parts Salespersons (6) (6) $6.87 $8.48 $17,640 13.7 %
41-2031 Retail Salespersons 2,280 1.45% $10.72 $11.84 $24,640 3.6 %
41-4011 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products 1,100 0.70% $30.04 $32.67 $67,950 5.0 %
41-4012 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 30,300 19.33% $23.11 $28.64 $59,560 1.8 %
41-9011 Demonstrators and Product Promoters 220 0.14% $7.57 $11.25 $23,410 19.5 %
41-9031 Sales Engineers 40 0.03% $21.52 $26.11 $54,310 9.7 %
41-9041 Telemarketers 1,090 0.70% $12.06 $12.70 $26,410 3.3 %
41-9091 Door-To-Door Sales Workers, News and Street Vendors, and Related Workers 90 0.06% $17.96 $21.57 $44,860 8.0 %
Office and Administrative Support Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
43-0000 Office and Administrative Support Occupations 53,440 34.09% $13.14 $13.84 $28,780 0.7 %
43-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Office and Administrative Support Workers 3,020 1.93% $20.36 $22.25 $46,270 2.6 %
43-2011 Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service 230 0.15% $11.45 $11.46 $23,840 1.0 %
43-3011 Bill and Account Collectors 1,080 0.69% $13.65 $14.11 $29,360 1.5 %
43-3021 Billing and Posting Clerks and Machine Operators 1,330 0.85% $12.93 $13.22 $27,500 1.5 %
43-3031 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 5,620 3.59% $13.50 $13.93 $28,980 1.2 %
43-3051 Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks 270 0.17% $13.55 $14.73 $30,640 2.0 %
43-3061 Procurement Clerks 450 0.29% $14.85 $15.30 $31,830 1.5 %
43-4041 Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks 240 0.15% $14.26 $15.10 $31,420 1.7 %
43-4051 Customer Service Representatives 7,170 4.57% $14.64 $15.31 $31,850 1.1 %
43-4071 File Clerks 360 0.23% $10.62 $11.09 $23,060 6.6 %
43-4151 Order Clerks 4,370 2.79% $13.27 $13.88 $28,870 1.7 %
43-4161 Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping 190 0.12% $15.84 $15.91 $33,090 1.4 %
43-4171 Receptionists and Information Clerks 1,430 0.91% $11.35 $11.23 $23,360 1.9 %
43-5021 Couriers and Messengers (6) (6) $11.58 $11.38 $23,670 2.5 %
43-5032 Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance 50 0.03% $16.68 $17.89 $37,220 2.9 %
43-5061 Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks 570 0.36% $15.42 $16.28 $33,860 2.6 %
43-5071 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks 6,820 4.35% $12.68 $12.95 $26,940 0.9 %
43-5081 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 10,220 6.52% $11.68 $12.14 $25,260 1.9 %
43-6011 Executive Secretaries and Administrative Assistants 1,570 1.00% $16.12 $16.42 $34,160 1.5 %
43-6014 Secretaries, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 2,110 1.35% $12.34 $12.71 $26,440 2.4 %
43-9011 Computer Operators 290 0.19% $14.66 $15.88 $33,040 3.1 %
43-9021 Data Entry Keyers 440 0.28% $11.70 $11.86 $24,670 1.6 %
43-9022 Word Processors and Typists 80 0.05% $12.40 $13.11 $27,270 4.4 %
43-9051 Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service 140 0.09% $10.40 $10.46 $21,760 5.9 %
43-9061 Office Clerks, General 4,520 2.88% $10.96 $11.32 $23,540 1.6 %
43-9071 Office Machine Operators, Except Computer 90 0.06% $13.00 $13.92 $28,950 3.5 %
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations top
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SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
45-0000 Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations (6) (6) (6) (6) (6) (6)
Construction and Extraction Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
47-0000 Construction and Extraction Occupations 40 0.03% $14.01 $14.75 $30,670 7.3 %
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
49-0000 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 2,040 1.30% $16.63 $17.48 $36,360 2.9 %
49-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers 170 0.11% $23.67 $24.44 $50,830 4.1 %
49-2011 Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairers 440 0.28% $15.79 $16.45 $34,210 3.4 %
49-2094 Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment 30 0.02% $19.54 $20.14 $41,900 3.6 %
49-3031 Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists 30 0.02% $16.72 $18.27 $38,000 4.5 %
49-9042 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 870 0.56% $14.98 $15.62 $32,480 2.7 %
49-9043 Maintenance Workers, Machinery 40 0.03% $18.13 $19.15 $39,820 3.7 %
Production Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
51-0000 Production Occupations 11,260 7.18% $11.54 $12.76 $26,540 1.7 %
51-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Production and Operating Workers 1,000 0.64% $20.36 $21.82 $45,380 3.1 %
51-2092 Team Assemblers 2,690 1.72% $10.27 $10.68 $22,220 1.9 %
51-4041 Machinists 560 0.36% $12.76 $13.26 $27,570 3.8 %
51-5011 Bindery Workers 290 0.19% $10.71 $10.74 $22,350 2.9 %
51-5021 Job Printers 200 0.13% $14.43 $14.35 $29,850 6.1 %
51-5022 Prepress Technicians and Workers 220 0.14% $10.54 $11.26 $23,420 5.1 %
51-5023 Printing Machine Operators 980 0.63% $12.61 $13.25 $27,560 2.5 %
51-7041 Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood (6) (6) $10.49 $11.45 $23,820 11.2 %
51-9032 Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 400 0.26% $10.69 $11.23 $23,350 4.5 %
51-9061 Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers 150 0.10% $12.66 $13.18 $27,420 3.3 %
51-9111 Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders 1,210 0.77% $10.97 $11.55 $24,030 2.6 %
51-9198 Helpers—Production Workers 220 0.14% $10.35 $10.88 $22,640 2.3 %
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
53-0000 Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 28,980 18.49% $12.57 $13.26 $27,570 0.8 %
53-1021 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers, Hand 960 0.61% $19.36 $19.96 $41,510 1.4 %
53-1031 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators 730 0.47% $20.94 $21.70 $45,140 1.4 %
53-3031 Driver/Sales Workers 1,060 0.68% $11.27 $12.22 $25,410 5.6 %
53-3032 Truck Drivers, Heavy and Tractor-Trailer 5,080 3.24% $15.86 $16.39 $34,090 1.5 %
53-3033 Truck Drivers, Light Or Delivery Services 6,340 4.04% $12.13 $12.44 $25,880 1.0 %
53-7011 Conveyor Operators and Tenders 70 0.04% $10.72 $11.23 $23,350 3.6 %
53-7051 Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators 4,080 2.60% $13.39 $13.46 $27,990 1.2 %
53-7062 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 8,210 5.24% $11.12 $11.55 $24,010 1.2 %
53-7063 Machine Feeders and Offbearers 50 0.03% $12.93 $13.08 $27,200 4.7 %
53-7064 Packers and Packagers, Hand 2,210 1.41% $9.35 $9.64 $20,040 1.9 %

About 2002 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

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

(1) Estimates for detailed occupations do not sum to the totals because the totals include occupations not shown separately. Estimates do not include self-employed workers.

(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.

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

(6) =Estimates not released.



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Technical notes

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Last Modified Date: January 14, 2004

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