Occupational Employment Statistics

2002 Metropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

Augusta-Aiken, GA-SC MSA


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These estimates are calculated with data collected from employers in all industry sectors in the Augusta-Aiken, GA-SC MSA, a metropolitan statistical area that includes parts of Georgia and South Carolina. These and other data elements, including the 10th, 25th, 75th, and 90th percentile wages are available in the downloadable Excel files (XLS).

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SOC Major Groups in the Augusta-Aiken, GA-SC MSA:

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All Occupations
Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment (1) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
00-0000 All Occupations 194,930 $11.99 $15.87 $33,020 4.3 %
Management Occupations
Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment (1) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
11-0000 Management Occupations 12,250 $31.03 $34.07 $70,860 3.8 %
11-1011 Chief Executives 520 $41.61 $50.50 $105,040 3.7 %
11-1021 General and Operations Managers 3,560 $27.13 $33.09 $68,820 2.0 %
11-1031 Legislators 90 $17.82 $16.88 $35,120 19.1 %
11-2011 Advertising and Promotions Managers 60 $20.94 $25.41 $52,850 5.7 %
11-2021 Marketing Managers 170 $32.72 $35.59 $74,020 5.3 %
11-2022 Sales Managers 460 $27.06 $29.93 $62,260 6.3 %
11-2031 Public Relations Managers 70 $25.85 $29.22 $60,780 7.3 %
11-3031 Financial Managers 600 $30.42 $31.78 $66,100 3.1 %
11-3040 Human Resources Managers 340 $29.42 $32.41 $67,410 5.6 %
11-3051 Industrial Production Managers 510 $36.61 $35.67 $74,190 4.5 %
11-3061 Purchasing Managers 190 $33.06 $32.53 $67,670 5.2 %
11-9021 Construction Managers 460 $30.99 $32.53 $67,670 5.8 %
11-9031 Education Administrators, Preschool and Child Care Center/Program (6) $15.17 $16.42 $34,150 3.6 %
11-9032 Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School 280 (4) (4) $70,380 2.5 %
11-9033 Education Administrators, Postsecondary 250 $42.13 $52.98 $110,200 15.1 %
11-9041 Engineering Managers 500 $46.24 $45.91 $95,490 1.9 %
11-9051 Food Service Managers 570 $15.15 $15.95 $33,180 6.8 %
11-9061 Funeral Directors 30 $11.54 $15.17 $31,550 4.1 %
11-9081 Lodging Managers 50 $14.73 $16.13 $33,540 4.6 %
11-9111 Medical and Health Services Managers 530 $31.50 $35.74 $74,350 5.0 %
11-9141 Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers 210 $15.78 $20.11 $41,840 12.2 %
11-9151 Social and Community Service Managers 90 $17.74 $19.68 $40,930 5.4 %
Business and Financial Operations Occupations
Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment (1) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
13-0000 Business and Financial Operations Occupations 4,880 $22.80 $24.70 $51,370 4.2 %
13-1022 Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products 100 $19.76 $22.03 $45,820 3.4 %
13-1023 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products 380 $26.39 $27.27 $56,730 6.1 %
13-1031 Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators 160 $27.24 $25.16 $52,330 13.2 %
13-1041 Compliance Officers, Except Agriculture, Construction, Health and Safety, and Transportation 110 $16.66 $20.28 $42,180 3.9 %
13-1051 Cost Estimators 320 $26.55 $27.09 $56,350 3.4 %
13-1071 Employment, Recruitment, and Placement Specialists 220 $19.54 $22.66 $47,120 7.6 %
13-1073 Training and Development Specialists 530 $22.54 $23.30 $48,470 6.2 %
13-1111 Management Analysts 210 $25.40 $28.58 $59,440 7.5 %
13-2011 Accountants and Auditors 900 $20.76 $23.33 $48,540 3.9 %
13-2021 Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate 90 $18.72 $18.03 $37,500 2.6 %
13-2041 Credit Analysts 40 $23.93 $28.46 $59,200 14.5 %
13-2051 Financial Analysts 70 $20.77 $23.28 $48,420 6.0 %
13-2052 Personal Financial Advisors 60 $17.23 $23.96 $49,840 11.0 %
13-2053 Insurance Underwriters 70 $20.28 $19.41 $40,360 8.1 %
13-2071 Loan Counselors 30 $13.46 $17.23 $35,840 7.7 %
13-2072 Loan Officers 210 $19.47 $21.15 $43,990 4.2 %
13-2081 Tax Examiners, Collectors, and Revenue Agents 40 $22.35 $22.34 $46,460 1.7 %
13-2082 Tax Preparers (6) $12.42 $13.56 $28,200 3.3 %
Computer and Mathematical Occupations
Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment (1) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
15-0000 Computer and Mathematical Occupations 1,960 $27.64 $28.55 $59,380 6.1 %
15-1021 Computer Programmers 330 $33.33 $31.81 $66,170 6.9 %
15-1032 Computer Software Engineers, Systems Software 60 $31.27 $30.97 $64,420 2.9 %
15-1041 Computer Support Specialists 310 $16.29 $18.65 $38,790 5.8 %
15-1051 Computer Systems Analysts 350 $29.74 $30.19 $62,800 2.6 %
15-1061 Database Administrators 50 $21.52 $22.00 $45,770 8.2 %
15-1071 Network and Computer Systems Administrators 190 $25.16 $25.34 $52,700 2.9 %
15-1081 Network Systems and Data Communications Analysts 150 $22.77 $26.11 $54,300 10.4 %
Architecture and Engineering Occupations
Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment (1) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
17-0000 Architecture and Engineering Occupations 5,140 $34.40 $32.94 $68,520 4.0 %
17-1012 Landscape Architects 50 $38.15 $33.75 $70,190 5.8 %
17-1022 Surveyors 30 $13.41 $21.27 $44,240 10.5 %
17-2061 Computer Hardware Engineers 30 $25.32 $26.05 $54,190 4.6 %
17-2081 Environmental Engineers 180 $30.01 $31.55 $65,620 4.2 %
17-2161 Nuclear Engineers 500 $38.53 $38.05 $79,140 1.4 %
17-3011 Architectural and Civil Drafters 80 $18.43 $19.89 $41,370 9.7 %
17-3013 Mechanical Drafters 80 $15.90 $19.20 $39,950 3.8 %
17-3022 Civil Engineering Technicians 100 $16.77 $18.16 $37,770 6.9 %
17-3023 Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technicians 210 $22.31 $22.38 $46,550 3.2 %
17-3027 Mechanical Engineering Technicians 80 $23.47 $25.56 $53,170 8.3 %
17-3031 Surveying and Mapping Technicians 150 $12.37 $17.42 $36,230 24.5 %
Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations
Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment (1) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
19-0000 Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations 1,600 $20.81 $23.94 $49,800 8.5 %
19-2041 Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health 40 $22.17 $23.84 $49,580 4.1 %
19-3021 Market Research Analysts 40 $17.87 $18.58 $38,650 4.3 %
19-3031 Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists 60 $23.94 $24.11 $50,150 4.1 %
19-4031 Chemical Technicians 100 $15.93 $16.46 $34,240 7.7 %
19-4051 Nuclear Technicians (6) $24.36 $23.31 $48,490 5.3 %
19-4093 Forest and Conservation Technicians 50 $13.49 $14.39 $29,930 1.5 %
Community and Social Services Occupations
Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment (1) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
21-0000 Community and Social Services Occupations 2,090 $14.25 $15.63 $32,510 3.3 %
21-1011 Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors 50 $15.13 $14.94 $31,080 7.1 %
21-1012 Educational, Vocational, and School Counselors 220 $24.39 $23.97 $49,850 2.5 %
21-1014 Mental Health Counselors 110 $10.37 $15.66 $32,570 3.3 %
21-1015 Rehabilitation Counselors 80 $12.92 $13.85 $28,800 3.9 %
21-1021 Child, Family, and School Social Workers 350 $14.75 $14.98 $31,160 3.7 %
21-1022 Medical and Public Health Social Workers 180 $17.06 $17.57 $36,550 3.9 %
21-1091 Health Educators 80 $16.99 $18.92 $39,360 3.5 %
21-1092 Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists 250 $12.63 $14.43 $30,020 1.8 %
21-1093 Social and Human Service Assistants 400 $10.03 $10.75 $22,360 3.6 %
Legal Occupations
Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment (1) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
23-0000 Legal Occupations 590 $20.86 $27.12 $56,400 10.0 %
23-1011 Lawyers 220 $39.68 $42.94 $89,310 9.4 %
23-1023 Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates 60 $23.42 $27.24 $56,660 12.0 %
23-2011 Paralegals and Legal Assistants (6) $19.49 $19.52 $40,600 4.2 %
23-2092 Law Clerks (6) $9.42 $9.62 $20,020 10.6 %
Education, Training, and Library Occupations
Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment (1) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
25-0000 Education, Training, and Library Occupations 12,090 $17.68 $19.90 $41,390 8.9 %
25-1011 Business Teachers, Postsecondary 270 (4) (4) $57,880 1.7 %
25-1022 Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary 50 (4) (4) $86,650 14.3 %
25-1121 Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary 80 (4) (4) $98,810 18.4 %
25-1123 English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary 70 (4) (4) $74,020 13.1 %
25-1191 Graduate Teaching Assistants 200 (4) (4) $17,410 3.4 %
25-2011 Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education 830 $7.57 $10.04 $20,890 6.4 %
25-2012 Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education 310 (4) (4) $43,210 3.0 %
25-2021 Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education 2,120 (4) (4) $43,640 4.5 %
25-2022 Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Vocational Education 1,120 (4) (4) $44,360 8.1 %
25-2031 Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Vocational Education 1,170 (4) (4) $41,450 2.0 %
25-2032 Vocational Education Teachers, Secondary School 40 (4) (4) $46,010 2.8 %
25-2041 Special Education Teachers, Preschool, Kindergarten, and Elementary School 240 (4) (4) $41,800 2.2 %
25-2042 Special Education Teachers, Middle School 210 (4) (4) $41,360 3.1 %
25-3011 Adult Literacy, Remedial Education, and Ged Teachers and Instructors 260 $13.62 $16.47 $34,270 11.4 %
25-3021 Self-Enrichment Education Teachers 140 $13.00 $14.62 $30,410 3.9 %
25-4021 Librarians 210 $22.47 $22.50 $46,790 2.6 %
25-4031 Library Technicians 70 $12.10 $12.55 $26,100 3.7 %
25-9031 Instructional Coordinators 100 $21.50 $21.95 $45,650 5.6 %
25-9041 Teacher Assistants 2,410 (4) (4) $14,750 2.1 %
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations
Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment (1) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
27-0000 Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations 1,420 $12.75 $14.91 $31,010 4.7 %
27-1023 Floral Designers 40 $9.44 $9.02 $18,750 2.4 %
27-1024 Graphic Designers 110 $13.35 $14.28 $29,700 3.9 %
27-1026 Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers 50 $9.88 $10.59 $22,030 5.4 %
27-2012 Producers and Directors 40 (4) (4) $36,230 9.2 %
27-2022 Coaches and Scouts 50 (4) (4) $45,100 9.7 %
27-2032 Choreographers 70 $9.66 $11.08 $23,040 8.3 %
27-3010 Announcers 60 $9.86 $10.47 $21,780 4.8 %
27-3020 News Analysts, Reporters and Correspondents 120 $11.37 $12.44 $25,870 3.8 %
27-3031 Public Relations Specialists 110 $21.06 $23.00 $47,850 6.2 %
27-3041 Editors 80 $15.56 $17.11 $35,600 4.1 %
27-4012 Broadcast Technicians 70 $11.16 $12.02 $25,000 5.9 %
27-4014 Sound Engineering Technicians 30 $17.20 $23.51 $48,910 16.1 %
27-4021 Photographers 110 $13.03 $13.63 $28,350 5.3 %
27-4031 Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Motion Picture 40 $13.66 $15.56 $32,370 7.6 %
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations
Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment (1) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
29-0000 Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations 12,710 $19.39 $23.67 $49,240 3.9 %
29-1011 Chiropractors 30 $37.39 $30.96 $64,400 16.0 %
29-1020 Dentists (6) $57.69 $66.46 $138,250 9.2 %
29-1031 Dietitians and Nutritionists 160 $15.69 $17.20 $35,770 5.1 %
29-1041 Optometrists 40 $67.72 $69.16 $143,860 9.9 %
29-1051 Pharmacists 480 $36.40 $40.16 $83,530 7.9 %
29-1061 Anesthesiologists (6) (5) $79.11 $164,550 23.5 %
29-1062 Family and General Practitioners 130 $62.72 $61.43 $127,770 9.9 %
29-1063 Internists, General 160 $43.14 $50.79 $105,640 6.5 %
29-1067 Surgeons 90 (5) $98.99 $205,890 6.1 %
29-1071 Physician Assistants 140 $28.96 $27.79 $57,810 5.6 %
29-1111 Registered Nurses 4,190 $21.92 $22.70 $47,220 2.5 %
29-1122 Occupational Therapists 120 $26.04 $27.02 $56,200 2.9 %
29-1123 Physical Therapists 180 $25.39 $26.92 $55,990 5.3 %
29-1125 Recreational Therapists 100 $15.30 $15.78 $32,820 3.3 %
29-1127 Speech-Language Pathologists 120 $22.58 $23.59 $49,080 5.3 %
29-1131 Veterinarians 60 $43.59 $48.15 $100,160 7.1 %
29-2011 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists 310 $20.14 $20.16 $41,940 1.8 %
29-2012 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians 360 $11.57 $12.53 $26,060 2.9 %
29-2021 Dental Hygienists 160 $22.04 $23.48 $48,830 4.4 %
29-2032 Diagnostic Medical Sonographers 80 $21.38 $21.10 $43,890 3.6 %
29-2033 Nuclear Medicine Technologists 40 $23.38 $25.04 $52,090 8.9 %
29-2034 Radiologic Technologists and Technicians 270 $17.54 $18.30 $38,060 2.6 %
29-2041 Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 400 $10.35 $12.64 $26,280 9.1 %
29-2052 Pharmacy Technicians 450 $10.28 $10.46 $21,760 1.9 %
29-2054 Respiratory Therapy Technicians 40 $18.57 $18.21 $37,870 4.0 %
29-2055 Surgical Technologists 110 $15.92 $17.00 $35,360 2.9 %
29-2056 Veterinary Technologists and Technicians 100 $10.65 $10.89 $22,660 13.6 %
29-2061 Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 2,120 $13.17 $13.41 $27,880 2.1 %
29-2071 Medical Records and Health Information Technicians 220 $12.41 $13.35 $27,760 3.6 %
29-2081 Opticians, Dispensing 90 $11.31 $12.75 $26,510 4.1 %
29-9010 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists and Technicians 60 $18.13 $20.62 $42,900 5.4 %
Healthcare Support Occupations
Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment (1) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
31-0000 Healthcare Support Occupations 6,520 $8.57 $9.35 $19,440 2.5 %
31-1011 Home Health Aides 510 $7.73 $7.65 $15,910 4.0 %
31-1012 Nursing Aides, Orderlies, and Attendants 3,280 $7.76 $8.04 $16,730 2.1 %
31-2011 Occupational Therapist Assistants 50 $15.99 $15.62 $32,490 3.2 %
31-2021 Physical Therapist Assistants 80 $17.27 $16.14 $33,570 2.7 %
31-9091 Dental Assistants 490 $11.35 $12.08 $25,120 10.4 %
31-9092 Medical Assistants 660 $10.86 $11.13 $23,150 3.1 %
31-9093 Medical Equipment Preparers 60 $10.20 $10.43 $21,700 1.9 %
31-9094 Medical Transcriptionists 160 $12.73 $12.81 $26,650 2.2 %
31-9095 Pharmacy Aides 110 $9.24 $8.80 $18,300 4.2 %
31-9096 Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers 40 $8.00 $8.57 $17,830 8.7 %
Protective Service Occupations
Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment (1) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
33-0000 Protective Service Occupations 6,140 $12.79 $13.33 $27,720 3.9 %
33-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Correctional Officers 40 $21.56 $20.67 $42,990 2.2 %
33-1012 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Police and Detectives 150 $18.10 $19.16 $39,860 3.6 %
33-1021 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers 90 $24.50 $25.61 $53,270 4.5 %
33-3012 Correctional Officers and Jailers 1,180 $12.77 $13.61 $28,310 4.3 %
33-3021 Detectives and Criminal Investigators 70 $17.79 $19.84 $41,260 5.0 %
33-3051 Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers 1,140 $13.76 $14.24 $29,620 2.9 %
33-9032 Security Guards 2,460 $8.73 $11.12 $23,120 10.1 %
Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations
Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment (1) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
35-0000 Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations 15,210 $6.90 $7.58 $15,770 1.4 %
35-1011 Chefs and Head Cooks 140 $11.23 $12.45 $25,890 5.0 %
35-1012 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 810 $11.19 $11.82 $24,580 3.0 %
35-2011 Cooks, Fast Food 1,560 $6.41 $6.39 $13,290 1.5 %
35-2012 Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria 1,070 $6.85 $7.56 $15,730 4.9 %
35-2014 Cooks, Restaurant 1,050 $7.29 $7.58 $15,770 3.7 %
35-2015 Cooks, Short Order (6) $7.04 $7.41 $15,420 4.0 %
35-2021 Food Preparation Workers 1,370 $7.57 $7.94 $16,510 1.9 %
35-3011 Bartenders 670 $8.68 $9.13 $18,980 4.5 %
35-3021 Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food 2,620 $6.65 $6.91 $14,380 2.6 %
35-3022 Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop 270 $7.21 $7.35 $15,290 3.2 %
35-3031 Waiters and Waitresses 3,130 $6.62 $7.19 $14,960 4.9 %
35-3041 Food Servers, Nonrestaurant 390 $7.22 $7.81 $16,240 4.1 %
35-9011 Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers 180 $6.52 $6.65 $13,820 2.0 %
35-9021 Dishwashers 890 $6.88 $6.98 $14,520 1.7 %
35-9031 Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop 360 $6.63 $6.89 $14,320 2.1 %
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations
Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment (1) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
37-0000 Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 6,620 $7.82 $8.43 $17,540 1.4 %
37-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Housekeeping and Janitorial Workers 310 $11.64 $12.63 $26,270 2.2 %
37-1012 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers 100 $13.18 $13.80 $28,710 4.4 %
37-2011 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 3,180 $7.56 $8.18 $17,010 2.4 %
37-2012 Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 1,520 $6.98 $7.21 $14,990 1.9 %
37-2021 Pest Control Workers 180 $11.77 $11.63 $24,200 4.2 %
37-3011 Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers 1,210 $8.27 $8.56 $17,800 1.7 %
Personal Care and Service Occupations
Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment (1) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
39-0000 Personal Care and Service Occupations 3,810 $7.30 $8.24 $17,150 2.0 %
39-1021 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Personal Service Workers 90 $17.07 $16.51 $34,340 4.6 %
39-2021 Nonfarm Animal Caretakers 120 $7.82 $8.24 $17,130 3.6 %
39-3091 Amusement and Recreation Attendants 470 $6.35 $6.40 $13,310 2.5 %
39-4021 Funeral Attendants 70 $7.81 $8.06 $16,760 6.4 %
39-5011 Barbers 60 $10.65 $12.35 $25,690 11.7 %
39-5012 Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists 440 $9.02 $9.42 $19,580 6.1 %
39-9011 Child Care Workers 1,380 $7.08 $7.28 $15,150 3.0 %
39-9021 Personal and Home Care Aides 500 $7.04 $6.97 $14,490 2.9 %
39-9031 Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors 130 $9.56 $12.00 $24,960 12.2 %
39-9032 Recreation Workers 210 $10.72 $11.32 $23,540 3.2 %
39-9041 Residential Advisors 40 $8.25 $9.85 $20,490 5.5 %
Sales and Related Occupations
Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment (1) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
41-0000 Sales and Related Occupations 19,800 $8.60 $11.42 $23,760 2.2 %
41-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Retail Sales Workers 1,820 $13.38 $14.97 $31,150 2.0 %
41-1012 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Non-Retail Sales Workers 310 $20.49 $23.65 $49,180 6.7 %
41-2011 Cashiers 6,030 $6.73 $7.00 $14,560 0.8 %
41-2021 Counter and Rental Clerks 710 $8.14 $8.90 $18,500 2.7 %
41-2022 Parts Salespersons 350 $11.25 $11.64 $24,210 2.9 %
41-2031 Retail Salespersons 6,280 $8.07 $9.53 $19,830 2.4 %
41-3011 Advertising Sales Agents 240 $13.90 $16.19 $33,670 4.9 %
41-3021 Insurance Sales Agents 320 $14.86 $18.63 $38,760 6.3 %
41-3031 Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents (6) $27.12 $34.07 $70,860 5.0 %
41-3041 Travel Agents 70 $11.69 $11.99 $24,950 2.4 %
41-4012 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 1,230 $19.03 $23.78 $49,460 5.4 %
41-9011 Demonstrators and Product Promoters 140 $11.87 $12.06 $25,080 3.8 %
41-9022 Real Estate Sales Agents 160 $14.98 $18.21 $37,880 7.0 %
Office and Administrative Support Occupations
Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment (1) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
43-0000 Office and Administrative Support Occupations 29,090 $10.97 $12.15 $25,270 2.9 %
43-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Office and Administrative Support Workers 2,020 $15.48 $17.51 $36,430 4.7 %
43-3011 Bill and Account Collectors 400 $10.32 $10.92 $22,710 3.0 %
43-3021 Billing and Posting Clerks and Machine Operators 600 $11.03 $11.96 $24,880 2.2 %
43-3031 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 2,100 $11.08 $11.69 $24,320 2.2 %
43-3051 Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks 280 $12.35 $12.84 $26,700 1.9 %
43-3061 Procurement Clerks 190 $14.14 $16.66 $34,660 6.2 %
43-3071 Tellers 900 $9.56 $9.65 $20,070 2.2 %
43-4011 Brokerage Clerks (6) $14.47 $15.12 $31,460 3.8 %
43-4031 Court, Municipal, and License Clerks 180 $10.26 $11.05 $22,990 2.3 %
43-4041 Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks 70 $10.83 $11.97 $24,900 8.1 %
43-4051 Customer Service Representatives 2,210 $10.91 $11.45 $23,810 2.4 %
43-4071 File Clerks 270 $8.50 $8.95 $18,620 2.4 %
43-4081 Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks 250 $7.96 $7.87 $16,370 4.4 %
43-4111 Interviewers, Except Eligibility and Loan 40 $12.74 $13.88 $28,860 2.2 %
43-4121 Library Assistants, Clerical 150 $8.54 $8.72 $18,150 4.4 %
43-4131 Loan Interviewers and Clerks 120 $11.79 $11.51 $23,940 3.7 %
43-4141 New Accounts Clerks 60 $10.76 $10.93 $22,730 4.6 %
43-4151 Order Clerks 400 $11.52 $11.60 $24,140 2.7 %
43-4161 Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping 330 $13.10 $13.68 $28,460 2.5 %
43-4171 Receptionists and Information Clerks 1,390 $9.26 $9.56 $19,890 2.1 %
43-4181 Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks 40 $14.12 $13.35 $27,760 6.4 %
43-5021 Couriers and Messengers 180 $7.99 $8.23 $17,110 2.4 %
43-5031 Police, Fire, and Ambulance Dispatchers 120 $11.47 $11.25 $23,400 3.3 %
43-5032 Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance 200 $14.27 $15.89 $33,060 4.9 %
43-5041 Meter Readers, Utilities 80 $11.77 $12.71 $26,440 2.8 %
43-5051 Postal Service Clerks 120 $19.15 $18.84 $39,190 2.4 %
43-5052 Postal Service Mail Carriers 470 $18.76 $18.66 $38,800 1.8 %
43-5053 Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and Processing Machine Operators 190 $18.35 $16.85 $35,050 3.4 %
43-5061 Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks 380 $17.10 $18.14 $37,730 4.9 %
43-5071 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks 980 $10.93 $11.61 $24,150 2.1 %
43-5081 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 2,160 $8.48 $9.25 $19,240 1.1 %
43-5111 Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping 70 $10.95 $11.89 $24,720 4.4 %
43-6011 Executive Secretaries and Administrative Assistants 2,040 $13.41 $14.58 $30,320 3.2 %
43-6012 Legal Secretaries 190 $14.68 $14.61 $30,390 6.6 %
43-6013 Medical Secretaries 280 $10.21 $10.74 $22,330 3.7 %
43-6014 Secretaries, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 2,720 $11.20 $11.44 $23,800 2.2 %
43-9011 Computer Operators 180 $14.67 $14.77 $30,730 5.3 %
43-9021 Data Entry Keyers 310 $10.17 $10.29 $21,410 2.0 %
43-9041 Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks 210 $11.91 $13.53 $28,140 8.0 %
43-9051 Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service (6) $9.19 $9.80 $20,390 7.2 %
43-9061 Office Clerks, General 3,690 $9.72 $10.53 $21,910 3.2 %
43-9071 Office Machine Operators, Except Computer 90 $10.97 $15.17 $31,550 20.0 %
43-9111 Statistical Assistants 180 $10.89 $14.80 $30,780 13.6 %
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations
Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment (1) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
45-0000 Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations 280 $10.96 $12.19 $25,360 6.4 %
45-2092 Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse 40 $7.07 $7.53 $15,660 4.4 %
45-4022 Logging Equipment Operators 100 $14.19 $14.67 $30,520 6.5 %
Construction and Extraction Occupations
Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment (1) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
47-0000 Construction and Extraction Occupations 9,410 $13.58 $14.97 $31,140 3.5 %
47-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 1,080 $20.23 $23.64 $49,180 7.6 %
47-2021 Brickmasons and Blockmasons 190 $15.48 $15.68 $32,610 4.9 %
47-2031 Carpenters 1,050 $13.42 $14.66 $30,490 3.4 %
47-2041 Carpet Installers 30 $13.19 $12.86 $26,750 8.4 %
47-2042 Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles (6) $13.56 $13.72 $28,540 2.3 %
47-2044 Tile and Marble Setters (6) $11.94 $12.18 $25,340 2.6 %
47-2051 Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers 160 $13.31 $13.82 $28,750 3.7 %
47-2061 Construction Laborers 920 $9.20 $9.75 $20,270 2.7 %
47-2071 Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators 50 $10.76 $11.08 $23,040 2.8 %
47-2073 Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators 440 $12.95 $14.10 $29,330 4.3 %
47-2081 Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers 220 $12.27 $12.29 $25,560 5.8 %
47-2111 Electricians 960 $17.40 $17.76 $36,950 3.0 %
47-2130 Insulation Workers 160 $14.48 $14.18 $29,500 2.1 %
47-2141 Painters, Construction and Maintenance 540 $12.49 $13.48 $28,040 3.2 %
47-2151 Pipelayers 70 $9.76 $10.59 $22,030 3.7 %
47-2152 Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 810 $17.10 $18.23 $37,930 4.4 %
47-2171 Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers (6) $22.93 $20.31 $42,250 12.6 %
47-2181 Roofers 80 $9.93 $10.64 $22,130 6.9 %
47-2211 Sheet Metal Workers 510 $11.81 $14.11 $29,350 2.5 %
47-3011 Helpers—Brickmasons, Blockmasons, Stonemasons, and Tile and Marble Setters 60 $9.09 $10.51 $21,860 10.0 %
47-3012 Helpers—Carpenters 240 $10.29 $10.24 $21,310 5.2 %
47-3013 Helpers—Electricians 370 $12.16 $12.83 $26,680 9.5 %
47-3014 Helpers—Painters, Paperhangers, Plasterers, and Stucco Masons (6) $11.11 $12.86 $26,760 10.1 %
47-3015 Helpers—Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 180 $9.59 $9.35 $19,450 2.7 %
47-4011 Construction and Building Inspectors 120 $13.38 $14.65 $30,470 9.2 %
47-4051 Highway Maintenance Workers 90 $10.25 $9.94 $20,670 3.2 %
47-4071 Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners (6) $14.54 $14.94 $31,080 8.8 %
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations
Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment (1) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
49-0000 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 9,420 $15.43 $17.51 $36,420 5.2 %
49-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers 590 $21.77 $23.44 $48,750 2.1 %
49-2011 Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairers 40 $14.91 $15.92 $33,100 5.4 %
49-2022 Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers 150 $20.26 $19.74 $41,060 3.5 %
49-2097 Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers and Repairers 30 $13.93 $13.36 $27,780 6.8 %
49-2098 Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers 60 $13.25 $13.41 $27,900 6.2 %
49-3021 Automotive Body and Related Repairers 290 $15.43 $16.78 $34,900 4.5 %
49-3022 Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers 70 $12.14 $12.93 $26,880 4.3 %
49-3023 Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 1,100 $11.84 $13.09 $27,230 2.5 %
49-3031 Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists 370 $15.92 $17.69 $36,800 7.7 %
49-3042 Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines 300 $16.11 $17.81 $37,040 7.4 %
49-3052 Motorcycle Mechanics (6) $11.88 $13.04 $27,120 3.4 %
49-3093 Tire Repairers and Changers 110 $8.17 $9.10 $18,920 8.5 %
49-9021 Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers 330 $13.71 $15.20 $31,610 5.0 %
49-9031 Home Appliance Repairers (6) $14.16 $14.44 $30,040 13.9 %
49-9041 Industrial Machinery Mechanics 890 $19.91 $19.72 $41,010 4.0 %
49-9042 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 2,500 $14.33 $17.25 $35,880 8.2 %
49-9043 Maintenance Workers, Machinery 370 $12.65 $13.53 $28,150 3.9 %
49-9052 Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers 100 $15.94 $15.69 $32,640 5.6 %
49-9062 Medical Equipment Repairers 30 $12.93 $13.20 $27,460 4.1 %
49-9094 Locksmiths and Safe Repairers (6) $10.65 $13.30 $27,660 8.3 %
49-9098 Helpers—Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers 420 $9.39 $11.48 $23,870 6.3 %
Production Occupations
Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment (1) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
51-0000 Production Occupations 21,060 $12.58 $14.45 $30,050 4.7 %
51-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Production and Operating Workers 1,360 $22.90 $24.10 $50,120 3.4 %
51-2022 Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers 230 $13.13 $12.98 $27,010 10.1 %
51-2092 Team Assemblers 1,360 $11.76 $11.79 $24,520 3.3 %
51-3011 Bakers 220 $8.49 $9.25 $19,240 5.9 %
51-3021 Butchers and Meat Cutters 110 $12.24 $12.13 $25,240 2.0 %
51-4011 Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic 230 $12.60 $12.89 $26,810 1.8 %
51-4021 Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 30 $11.48 $11.28 $23,460 5.2 %
51-4031 Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 340 $13.71 $13.04 $27,120 3.6 %
51-4034 Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 40 $14.65 $15.29 $31,800 2.7 %
51-4041 Machinists 330 $14.77 $15.35 $31,920 3.2 %
51-4111 Tool and Die Makers 60 $16.99 $17.68 $36,780 4.0 %
51-4121 Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers 800 $14.31 $15.10 $31,410 3.3 %
51-5011 Bindery Workers 150 $16.37 $16.68 $34,700 3.8 %
51-5022 Prepress Technicians and Workers 120 $14.84 $14.43 $30,020 6.5 %
51-5023 Printing Machine Operators 210 $13.74 $14.55 $30,270 5.6 %
51-6011 Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers 300 $7.76 $8.11 $16,860 2.6 %
51-6021 Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials (6) $10.29 $10.91 $22,690 4.6 %
51-6052 Tailors, Dressmakers, and Custom Sewers 50 $9.93 $10.51 $21,860 5.8 %
51-6061 Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders 320 $10.76 $10.73 $22,310 7.0 %
51-6062 Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 180 $10.48 $10.63 $22,100 2.6 %
51-6063 Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders (6) $12.02 $11.85 $24,650 2.9 %
51-6064 Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 750 $10.04 $10.13 $21,070 2.1 %
51-6091 Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers 290 $14.87 $14.46 $30,070 5.2 %
51-7011 Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters 110 $11.10 $12.43 $25,850 6.6 %
51-7041 Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood 40 $10.24 $10.40 $21,640 1.6 %
51-7042 Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing 120 $11.95 $13.82 $28,740 7.0 %
51-8031 Water and Liquid Waste Treatment Plant and System Operators 220 $13.96 $16.86 $35,080 6.2 %
51-8091 Chemical Plant and System Operators 510 $23.15 $22.92 $47,670 1.7 %
51-9021 Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 80 $20.13 $19.29 $40,120 6.0 %
51-9023 Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 250 $14.29 $14.24 $29,610 6.6 %
51-9031 Cutters and Trimmers, Hand 60 $7.19 $7.99 $16,610 2.9 %
51-9032 Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 250 $12.97 $12.94 $26,920 3.3 %
51-9041 Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 620 $12.97 $14.14 $29,420 9.1 %
51-9051 Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders 100 $15.32 $15.31 $31,850 4.4 %
51-9061 Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers 970 $13.87 $18.04 $37,520 12.9 %
51-9071 Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers (6) $11.11 $12.90 $26,830 4.0 %
51-9081 Dental Laboratory Technicians (6) $12.67 $13.22 $27,500 2.5 %
51-9083 Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians 40 $9.92 $9.66 $20,100 5.2 %
51-9111 Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders 600 $13.02 $13.33 $27,730 5.5 %
51-9121 Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 90 $12.16 $13.93 $28,960 7.9 %
51-9122 Painters, Transportation Equipment 170 $12.22 $12.64 $26,290 4.3 %
51-9132 Photographic Processing Machine Operators 60 $7.80 $7.79 $16,200 1.7 %
51-9196 Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders (6) $13.72 $14.72 $30,620 9.3 %
51-9198 Helpers—Production Workers 1,770 $8.34 $8.95 $18,620 5.3 %
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations
Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment (1) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
53-0000 Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 12,820 $9.67 $10.90 $22,670 1.9 %
53-1021 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers, Hand 220 $14.43 $15.64 $32,520 4.0 %
53-1031 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators 160 $18.19 $18.62 $38,740 3.5 %
53-3022 Bus Drivers, School 790 $7.82 $7.84 $16,310 7.2 %
53-3031 Driver/Sales Workers 850 $7.00 $8.88 $18,470 10.5 %
53-3032 Truck Drivers, Heavy and Tractor-Trailer 1,680 $14.99 $16.28 $33,870 2.7 %
53-3033 Truck Drivers, Light Or Delivery Services 1,680 $10.57 $11.56 $24,040 3.1 %
53-3041 Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs 80 $7.24 $7.57 $15,750 4.4 %
53-6031 Service Station Attendants 50 $7.98 $8.63 $17,940 10.2 %
53-7021 Crane and Tower Operators 90 $17.82 $18.42 $38,310 11.4 %
53-7032 Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators 100 $15.95 $15.90 $33,080 4.1 %
53-7051 Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators 1,100 $11.58 $12.24 $25,460 2.1 %
53-7061 Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment 530 $7.60 $7.88 $16,400 2.7 %
53-7062 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 3,190 $8.38 $8.89 $18,490 1.9 %
53-7063 Machine Feeders and Offbearers 410 $10.09 $10.49 $21,830 3.0 %
53-7064 Packers and Packagers, Hand 1,030 $8.23 $8.85 $18,410 2.1 %
53-7081 Refuse and Recyclable Material Collectors 260 $10.63 $11.47 $23,850 5.7 %

About 2002 National, State, and Metropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

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

(1) Data for detailed occupations does not sum to the totals because the totals include data for 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.

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

(5) This wage is equal to or greater than $70.00 per hour or $145,600 per year.

(6) Estimates not released.



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