Occupational Employment Statistics

May 2003 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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NAICS Industry 424100 - Paper and Paper Product Merchant Wholesalers is part of: NAICS 424000 - Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods.

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NAICS 424100 - Paper and Paper Product Merchant Wholesalers

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All 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)
00-0000 All Occupations 156,950 100.00% $15.25 $20.35 $42,320 1.1 %
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 9,060 5.77% $41.27 $49.44 $102,830 1.4 %
11-1011 Chief Executives 620 0.40% (5) $78.17 $162,590 3.5 %
11-1021 General and Operations Managers 3,780 2.41% $44.09 $52.74 $109,690 2.3 %
11-2011 Advertising and Promotions Managers 120 0.08% $32.22 $33.94 $70,600 3.4 %
11-2021 Marketing Managers 150 0.10% $42.93 $45.93 $95,530 4.3 %
11-2022 Sales Managers 1,390 0.89% $49.60 $56.32 $117,140 3.3 %
11-3011 Administrative Services Managers 280 0.18% $27.11 $31.08 $64,650 5.2 %
11-3021 Computer and Information Systems Managers 380 0.24% $38.85 $40.87 $85,020 2.9 %
11-3031 Financial Managers 770 0.49% $37.16 $42.64 $88,700 4.1 %
11-3040 Human Resources Managers 170 0.11% $29.09 $34.61 $71,990 4.7 %
11-3051 Industrial Production Managers 120 0.08% $41.64 $46.00 $95,680 4.5 %
11-3061 Purchasing Managers 530 0.34% $28.10 $30.59 $63,620 3.2 %
11-3071 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers 420 0.27% $28.34 $30.75 $63,960 2.4 %
11-9041 Engineering Managers 40 0.03% $44.44 $47.50 $98,810 6.3 %
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 6,250 3.98% $22.15 $24.40 $50,760 2.1 %
13-1021 Purchasing Agents and Buyers, Farm Products 60 0.04% $20.33 $22.60 $47,010 7.9 %
13-1022 Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products 2,470 1.57% $20.04 $22.20 $46,170 4.3 %
13-1023 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products 370 0.24% $22.92 $24.15 $50,230 4.1 %
13-1041 Compliance Officers, Except Agriculture, Construction, Health and Safety, and Transportation 60 0.04% $20.63 $21.77 $45,270 5.7 %
13-1051 Cost Estimators 60 0.04% $20.01 $22.00 $45,770 5.4 %
13-1072 Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists 30 0.02% $23.11 $24.57 $51,100 3.2 %
13-1073 Training and Development Specialists 110 0.07% $25.07 $26.23 $54,550 2.8 %
13-1111 Management Analysts 280 0.18% $25.72 $29.11 $60,540 6.4 %
13-2011 Accountants and Auditors 1,030 0.66% $25.57 $27.80 $57,820 2.8 %
13-2031 Budget Analysts 50 0.03% $24.35 $24.71 $51,390 3.4 %
13-2041 Credit Analysts 170 0.11% $18.80 $23.48 $48,830 9.8 %
Computer and Mathematical Science 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 Science Occupations 1,760 1.12% $25.83 $27.30 $56,780 2.9 %
15-1021 Computer Programmers 450 0.29% $28.94 $30.00 $62,390 2.8 %
15-1031 Computer Software Engineers, Applications 220 0.14% $33.33 $32.18 $66,940 5.2 %
15-1032 Computer Software Engineers, Systems Software 90 0.06% $30.52 $32.15 $66,870 5.4 %
15-1041 Computer Support Specialists 430 0.27% $17.31 $19.11 $39,750 3.3 %
15-1051 Computer Systems Analysts 150 0.10% $32.08 $33.17 $69,000 4.4 %
15-1061 Database Administrators 110 0.07% $24.93 $27.39 $56,970 6.0 %
15-1071 Network and Computer Systems Administrators 170 0.11% $24.72 $26.21 $54,510 3.2 %
15-1081 Network Systems and Data Communications Analysts 70 0.04% $27.88 $28.75 $59,800 5.6 %
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 580 0.37% $23.10 $24.74 $51,470 3.1 %
17-2071 Electrical Engineers 40 0.03% $28.40 $31.04 $64,560 9.6 %
17-2112 Industrial Engineers 70 0.04% $35.58 $33.49 $69,660 5.3 %
17-2141 Mechanical Engineers 70 0.04% $27.61 $28.68 $59,650 3.5 %
17-3023 Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technicians 120 0.08% $20.46 $22.68 $47,180 6.8 %
17-3024 Electro-Mechanical Technicians 70 0.04% $19.03 $18.70 $38,910 4.0 %
17-3026 Industrial Engineering Technicians 60 0.04% $19.26 $19.78 $41,140 4.9 %
Life, Physical, and Social Science 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)
19-0000 Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations 160 0.10% $22.56 $25.21 $52,440 7.9 %
19-3021 Market Research Analysts 150 0.10% $23.07 $25.40 $52,820 8.9 %
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 80 0.05% $44.15 $48.17 $100,200 10.0 %
23-1011 Lawyers 70 0.04% $46.41 $50.09 $104,180 10.5 %
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 2,480 1.58% $10.47 $13.59 $28,260 8.0 %
27-1021 Commercial and Industrial Designers 70 0.04% $19.97 $23.05 $47,940 16.5 %
27-1024 Graphic Designers 600 0.38% $15.30 $17.26 $35,890 6.8 %
27-1025 Interior Designers 40 0.03% $17.82 $19.58 $40,720 9.3 %
27-1026 Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers 1,450 0.92% $8.64 $9.08 $18,890 6.1 %
27-3031 Public Relations Specialists 90 0.06% $34.74 $34.77 $72,330 5.1 %
27-3043 Writers and Authors 30 0.02% $17.88 $18.85 $39,210 12.0 %
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 (6) (6) $12.96 $14.58 $30,320 8.0 %
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% $9.02 $9.79 $20,370 3.9 %
37-2011 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 360 0.23% $8.89 $9.69 $20,160 4.1 %
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 41,330 26.33% $22.37 $28.34 $58,940 2.3 %
41-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Retail Sales Workers 690 0.44% $19.16 $24.05 $50,030 7.6 %
41-1012 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Non-Retail Sales Workers 2,670 1.70% $36.77 $42.24 $87,860 3.9 %
41-2011 Cashiers (6) (6) $7.76 $8.24 $17,130 3.4 %
41-2021 Counter and Rental Clerks 110 0.07% $8.19 $8.63 $17,950 5.0 %
41-2022 Parts Salespersons (6) (6) $6.94 $8.35 $17,380 13.5 %
41-2031 Retail Salespersons 1,930 1.23% $10.73 $11.77 $24,490 4.2 %
41-4011 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products 1,560 0.99% $28.65 $32.66 $67,930 4.7 %
41-4012 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 30,110 19.18% $24.17 $30.06 $62,530 2.1 %
41-9011 Demonstrators and Product Promoters (6) (6) $9.96 $10.36 $21,540 5.2 %
41-9031 Sales Engineers 30 0.02% $24.67 $29.53 $61,420 10.8 %
41-9041 Telemarketers 860 0.55% $11.54 $12.81 $26,640 4.8 %
41-9091 Door-To-Door Sales Workers, News and Street Vendors, and Related Workers 60 0.04% $23.11 $23.14 $48,140 6.8 %
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 52,310 33.33% $13.27 $13.96 $29,030 0.8 %
43-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Office and Administrative Support Workers 3,050 1.94% $20.83 $22.65 $47,110 2.5 %
43-2011 Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service 220 0.14% $11.65 $11.62 $24,160 1.2 %
43-3011 Bill and Account Collectors 1,040 0.66% $14.00 $14.46 $30,070 1.4 %
43-3021 Billing and Posting Clerks and Machine Operators 1,310 0.83% $12.88 $13.27 $27,610 1.6 %
43-3031 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 6,700 4.27% $13.46 $13.88 $28,860 2.7 %
43-3051 Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks 270 0.17% $13.85 $15.17 $31,550 2.4 %
43-3061 Procurement Clerks 500 0.32% $14.40 $14.76 $30,690 1.7 %
43-4041 Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks 260 0.17% $14.67 $15.37 $31,960 2.3 %
43-4051 Customer Service Representatives 7,990 5.09% $14.71 $15.36 $31,940 1.2 %
43-4071 File Clerks 400 0.25% $10.96 $11.48 $23,880 8.9 %
43-4151 Order Clerks 3,400 2.17% $12.89 $13.38 $27,840 1.9 %
43-4161 Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping 180 0.11% $15.96 $16.05 $33,390 1.6 %
43-4171 Receptionists and Information Clerks 1,260 0.80% $11.43 $11.31 $23,520 2.3 %
43-5021 Couriers and Messengers (6) (6) $11.78 $11.48 $23,870 2.4 %
43-5032 Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance 60 0.04% $16.40 $17.05 $35,450 3.0 %
43-5061 Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks 550 0.35% $15.45 $16.13 $33,550 3.0 %
43-5071 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks 6,630 4.22% $12.67 $12.94 $26,920 1.1 %
43-5081 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 8,510 5.42% $11.73 $12.19 $25,360 2.2 %
43-6011 Executive Secretaries and Administrative Assistants 1,560 0.99% $16.53 $17.02 $35,390 1.6 %
43-6014 Secretaries, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 2,000 1.27% $12.42 $12.74 $26,500 2.5 %
43-9011 Computer Operators 250 0.16% $15.73 $17.07 $35,510 4.0 %
43-9021 Data Entry Keyers 410 0.26% $12.38 $12.37 $25,730 1.8 %
43-9022 Word Processors and Typists 80 0.05% $13.25 $13.89 $28,900 4.5 %
43-9051 Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service 80 0.05% $11.93 $12.40 $25,800 3.2 %
43-9061 Office Clerks, General 4,920 3.13% $10.77 $11.27 $23,430 2.0 %
43-9071 Office Machine Operators, Except Computer 70 0.04% $12.76 $13.15 $27,360 4.7 %
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% $13.32 $13.37 $27,800 6.5 %
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 2,210 1.41% $17.50 $18.49 $38,460 4.1 %
49-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers 160 0.10% $26.09 $27.50 $57,210 5.2 %
49-2011 Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairers 480 0.31% $15.53 $16.74 $34,830 3.8 %
49-3031 Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists 40 0.03% $16.95 $18.60 $38,690 5.2 %
49-9042 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 850 0.54% $15.45 $16.12 $33,520 3.1 %
49-9043 Maintenance Workers, Machinery 60 0.04% $19.24 $20.19 $41,990 4.9 %
49-9098 Helpers—Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers 30 0.02% $12.89 $13.02 $27,090 3.5 %
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 11,220 7.15% $12.22 $13.41 $27,890 2.5 %
51-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Production and Operating Workers 980 0.62% $20.95 $22.40 $46,590 3.9 %
51-2092 Team Assemblers 2,930 1.87% $10.73 $11.11 $23,100 2.0 %
51-4041 Machinists 310 0.20% $13.67 $13.71 $28,530 4.0 %
51-5011 Bindery Workers 240 0.15% $11.13 $10.84 $22,540 4.4 %
51-5021 Job Printers 220 0.14% $15.18 $15.37 $31,960 5.5 %
51-5022 Prepress Technicians and Workers 210 0.13% $10.53 $11.46 $23,830 6.3 %
51-5023 Printing Machine Operators 1,140 0.73% $13.22 $13.87 $28,850 3.3 %
51-7041 Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood (6) (6) $10.42 $11.80 $24,550 17.9 %
51-9032 Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 370 0.24% $11.16 $11.82 $24,590 5.8 %
51-9061 Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers 190 0.12% $12.78 $14.20 $29,550 4.2 %
51-9111 Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders 1,850 1.18% $11.87 $12.13 $25,230 2.2 %
51-9198 Helpers—Production Workers 210 0.13% $10.67 $11.71 $24,350 2.9 %
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 29,030 18.50% $12.90 $13.56 $28,200 0.9 %
53-1021 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers, Hand 990 0.63% $19.45 $20.03 $41,660 1.5 %
53-1031 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators 830 0.53% $21.04 $21.63 $44,990 1.5 %
53-3031 Driver/Sales Workers 1,110 0.71% $11.20 $12.24 $25,450 5.9 %
53-3032 Truck Drivers, Heavy and Tractor-Trailer 5,150 3.28% $16.29 $16.85 $35,040 1.6 %
53-3033 Truck Drivers, Light Or Delivery Services 6,510 4.15% $12.28 $12.61 $26,240 1.3 %
53-7011 Conveyor Operators and Tenders 120 0.08% $11.26 $11.56 $24,040 2.7 %
53-7051 Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators 4,110 2.62% $13.54 $13.54 $28,150 1.5 %
53-7062 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 8,000 5.10% $11.35 $11.84 $24,630 1.4 %
53-7063 Machine Feeders and Offbearers 30 0.02% $12.89 $12.89 $26,810 7.8 %
53-7064 Packers and Packagers, Hand 2,050 1.31% $9.32 $9.53 $19,820 2.7 %

About May 2003 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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Last Modified Date: May 7, 2004

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