Occupational Employment Statistics

May 2003 Metropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

Orange County, CA PMSA


For metropolitan area definitions used by the OES survey, see the MSA definitions page.

These estimates are calculated with data collected from employers in all industry sectors in the Orange County, CA PMSA, a primary metropolitan statistical area in California. 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 Orange County, CA PMSA:

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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 1,433,880 $14.60 $19.41 $40,370 1.0 %
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 84,670 $42.11 $47.63 $99,070 0.9 %
11-1011 Chief Executives 4,940 (5) $82.31 $171,200 1.9 %
11-1021 General and Operations Managers 24,680 $45.96 $53.87 $112,050 1.2 %
11-1031 Legislators 190 $20.12 $21.83 $45,410 5.9 %
11-2011 Advertising and Promotions Managers 1,190 $34.10 $39.07 $81,260 3.0 %
11-2021 Marketing Managers 3,970 $41.28 $45.82 $95,310 3.5 %
11-2022 Sales Managers 5,440 $44.23 $50.40 $104,840 2.1 %
11-2031 Public Relations Managers 550 $39.37 $44.68 $92,930 4.0 %
11-3011 Administrative Services Managers 3,220 $32.21 $34.71 $72,200 1.9 %
11-3021 Computer and Information Systems Managers 3,880 $47.17 $49.22 $102,380 1.5 %
11-3031 Financial Managers 7,140 $45.22 $48.88 $101,660 1.5 %
11-3040 Human Resources Managers 2,360 $43.18 $42.64 $88,680 3.5 %
11-3051 Industrial Production Managers 1,890 $35.93 $38.62 $80,330 1.6 %
11-3061 Purchasing Managers 1,320 $38.56 $42.76 $88,940 3.4 %
11-3071 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers 740 $34.20 $39.75 $82,680 8.9 %
11-9021 Construction Managers 2,370 $37.39 $42.00 $87,370 4.5 %
11-9031 Education Administrators, Preschool and Child Care Center/Program 430 $17.70 $19.50 $40,550 5.8 %
11-9032 Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School 1,670 (4) (4) $92,640 2.6 %
11-9033 Education Administrators, Postsecondary 580 $36.18 $42.06 $87,480 8.7 %
11-9041 Engineering Managers 3,460 $53.42 $55.46 $115,360 1.7 %
11-9051 Food Service Managers 2,970 $19.45 $21.84 $45,420 4.1 %
11-9061 Funeral Directors 70 $17.43 $18.86 $39,240 8.0 %
11-9081 Lodging Managers 160 $21.75 $25.59 $53,240 5.2 %
11-9111 Medical and Health Services Managers 1,070 $36.95 $39.79 $82,760 3.1 %
11-9121 Natural Sciences Managers 240 $50.24 $54.43 $113,220 5.9 %
11-9141 Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers 4,000 $17.47 $21.83 $45,410 7.5 %
11-9151 Social and Community Service Managers 630 $26.27 $27.75 $57,710 2.9 %
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 66,560 $25.62 $28.35 $58,960 1.6 %
13-1011 Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers, and Athletes 130 $47.83 $48.21 $100,270 29.9 %
13-1021 Purchasing Agents and Buyers, Farm Products 70 $21.29 $22.25 $46,280 5.4 %
13-1022 Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products 2,120 $23.33 $26.67 $55,470 3.9 %
13-1023 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products 3,680 $22.72 $24.24 $50,420 2.0 %
13-1031 Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators 4,850 $25.46 $26.08 $54,240 2.5 %
13-1032 Insurance Appraisers, Auto Damage 180 $23.48 $24.13 $50,190 2.3 %
13-1041 Compliance Officers, Except Agriculture, Construction, Health and Safety, and Transportation 1,730 $26.12 $27.01 $56,190 4.0 %
13-1051 Cost Estimators 2,950 $26.81 $28.35 $58,960 2.1 %
13-1061 Emergency Management Specialists 50 $28.27 $30.03 $62,470 4.0 %
13-1071 Employment, Recruitment, and Placement Specialists 1,500 $21.55 $26.33 $54,760 7.6 %
13-1072 Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists 940 $25.36 $26.52 $55,170 2.7 %
13-1073 Training and Development Specialists 1,730 $24.79 $26.24 $54,570 2.0 %
13-1111 Management Analysts 7,280 $28.02 $32.86 $68,350 10.5 %
13-1121 Meeting and Convention Planners 520 $22.49 $23.69 $49,270 4.8 %
13-2011 Accountants and Auditors 11,280 $26.45 $29.18 $60,690 1.8 %
13-2021 Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate 560 $27.66 $26.37 $54,850 4.6 %
13-2031 Budget Analysts 450 $29.63 $30.90 $64,270 2.3 %
13-2041 Credit Analysts 1,570 $23.90 $25.62 $53,290 3.9 %
13-2051 Financial Analysts 1,850 $29.86 $30.98 $64,430 1.9 %
13-2052 Personal Financial Advisors 720 $34.34 $40.28 $83,780 8.1 %
13-2053 Insurance Underwriters 1,370 $27.13 $28.63 $59,550 3.5 %
13-2061 Financial Examiners 170 $26.13 $28.99 $60,300 6.0 %
13-2071 Loan Counselors (6) $16.73 $19.13 $39,790 10.2 %
13-2072 Loan Officers 4,450 $25.07 $28.99 $60,290 2.6 %
13-2081 Tax Examiners, Collectors, and Revenue Agents 660 $28.33 $28.94 $60,200 2.0 %
13-2082 Tax Preparers (6) $29.52 $37.62 $78,250 21.6 %
Computer and Mathematical Science 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 Science Occupations 39,440 $32.38 $35.50 $73,840 4.3 %
15-1011 Computer and Information Scientists, Research (6) $50.25 $51.34 $106,800 3.8 %
15-1021 Computer Programmers 5,800 $34.78 $36.01 $74,910 3.5 %
15-1031 Computer Software Engineers, Applications 7,800 $42.00 $50.04 $104,090 8.8 %
15-1032 Computer Software Engineers, Systems Software 4,790 $39.31 $40.64 $84,540 6.6 %
15-1041 Computer Support Specialists 6,140 $19.97 $21.41 $44,530 2.3 %
15-1051 Computer Systems Analysts 4,910 $33.87 $34.32 $71,390 1.4 %
15-1061 Database Administrators 1,450 $26.53 $29.41 $61,170 3.0 %
15-1071 Network and Computer Systems Administrators 3,770 $27.78 $28.92 $60,160 3.8 %
15-1081 Network Systems and Data Communications Analysts 1,540 $29.06 $31.42 $65,340 3.4 %
15-2011 Actuaries 90 $35.93 $39.93 $83,060 5.0 %
15-2031 Operations Research Analysts 480 $28.31 $31.03 $64,540 4.5 %
15-2041 Statisticians 110 $36.39 $35.12 $73,040 4.3 %
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 35,120 $30.40 $31.53 $65,580 1.7 %
17-1011 Architects, Except Landscape and Naval 1,490 $24.94 $28.48 $59,240 7.4 %
17-1012 Landscape Architects 320 $30.30 $30.95 $64,370 4.8 %
17-1021 Cartographers and Photogrammetrists 60 $21.45 $23.90 $49,720 7.2 %
17-1022 Surveyors 790 $29.22 $28.50 $59,290 4.2 %
17-2031 Biomedical Engineers 210 $32.87 $39.17 $81,470 12.2 %
17-2041 Chemical Engineers 140 $34.49 $37.63 $78,280 4.6 %
17-2051 Civil Engineers 3,280 $33.35 $34.40 $71,550 3.8 %
17-2061 Computer Hardware Engineers 1,870 $40.76 $40.99 $85,250 2.7 %
17-2071 Electrical Engineers 1,980 $34.15 $37.38 $77,740 3.8 %
17-2072 Electronics Engineers, Except Computer 2,770 $36.79 $37.46 $77,930 3.0 %
17-2081 Environmental Engineers (6) $28.52 $28.88 $60,070 8.6 %
17-2111 Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors 230 $30.35 $30.22 $62,850 1.7 %
17-2112 Industrial Engineers 1,750 $31.85 $32.24 $67,060 1.1 %
17-2131 Materials Engineers 200 $29.07 $30.68 $63,820 3.4 %
17-2141 Mechanical Engineers 2,240 $33.70 $34.82 $72,430 2.6 %
17-2171 Petroleum Engineers (6) $47.99 $45.49 $94,610 2.6 %
17-3011 Architectural and Civil Drafters 1,600 $21.35 $22.02 $45,800 3.4 %
17-3012 Electrical and Electronics Drafters 350 $22.16 $23.15 $48,160 2.8 %
17-3013 Mechanical Drafters 470 $21.04 $21.75 $45,240 2.6 %
17-3022 Civil Engineering Technicians 1,510 $26.20 $27.69 $57,590 4.3 %
17-3023 Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technicians 2,970 $20.79 $21.64 $45,000 2.2 %
17-3024 Electro-Mechanical Technicians 820 $16.65 $17.86 $37,150 4.9 %
17-3025 Environmental Engineering Technicians 180 $17.82 $17.83 $37,080 2.7 %
17-3026 Industrial Engineering Technicians 700 $19.78 $21.15 $43,990 5.7 %
17-3027 Mechanical Engineering Technicians 490 $22.55 $22.42 $46,630 3.7 %
17-3031 Surveying and Mapping Technicians 250 $23.89 $22.82 $47,460 8.2 %
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 12,150 $26.14 $28.31 $58,890 3.1 %
19-1010 Agricultural and Food Scientists 70 $16.24 $19.41 $40,370 10.1 %
19-1021 Biochemists and Biophysicists 140 $30.66 $32.75 $68,130 9.0 %
19-1022 Microbiologists 180 $23.69 $23.55 $48,980 3.5 %
19-1032 Foresters (6) $25.85 $27.32 $56,830 2.4 %
19-1042 Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists 820 $32.05 $34.93 $72,650 6.6 %
19-2031 Chemists 1,000 $23.19 $26.36 $54,830 5.6 %
19-2032 Materials Scientists 70 $29.37 $30.29 $63,000 4.9 %
19-2041 Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health 810 $30.93 $36.32 $75,550 7.8 %
19-2042 Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers 550 $30.68 $32.40 $67,400 2.2 %
19-2043 Hydrologists 70 $28.48 $30.51 $63,470 2.6 %
19-3011 Economists 40 $35.22 $40.08 $83,360 12.3 %
19-3021 Market Research Analysts 3,150 $26.49 $28.56 $59,390 2.4 %
19-3031 Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists 930 $33.24 $32.68 $67,970 6.1 %
19-3051 Urban and Regional Planners 390 $30.83 $31.42 $65,350 1.8 %
19-3091 Anthropologists and Archeologists (6) $20.06 $22.00 $45,760 10.7 %
19-4011 Agricultural and Food Science Technicians 220 $12.63 $13.93 $28,980 6.9 %
19-4021 Biological Technicians 240 $17.78 $20.46 $42,570 6.1 %
19-4031 Chemical Technicians 500 $13.74 $15.50 $32,230 3.8 %
19-4041 Geological and Petroleum Technicians (6) $18.18 $18.08 $37,620 6.2 %
19-4091 Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health 220 $24.27 $23.03 $47,910 6.0 %
19-4093 Forest and Conservation Technicians (6) $12.77 $14.10 $29,330 2.7 %
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 12,280 $20.17 $21.31 $44,330 5.9 %
21-1011 Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors 190 $16.40 $17.00 $35,360 5.1 %
21-1012 Educational, Vocational, and School Counselors 1,870 $20.93 $24.02 $49,970 7.3 %
21-1013 Marriage and Family Therapists 740 $15.32 $17.51 $36,430 7.5 %
21-1014 Mental Health Counselors 870 $19.44 $19.42 $40,400 3.0 %
21-1015 Rehabilitation Counselors 240 $18.16 $19.58 $40,730 5.9 %
21-1021 Child, Family, and School Social Workers 820 $19.95 $20.54 $42,720 3.6 %
21-1022 Medical and Public Health Social Workers 760 $23.11 $22.61 $47,030 3.4 %
21-1023 Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers 750 $14.61 $15.15 $31,520 3.9 %
21-1091 Health Educators 340 $27.62 $26.76 $55,660 3.9 %
21-1093 Social and Human Service Assistants 1,360 $15.76 $15.65 $32,550 2.1 %
21-2011 Clergy 200 $24.27 $25.59 $53,230 7.9 %
21-2021 Directors, Religious Activities and Education (6) $12.94 $15.83 $32,920 4.0 %
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 11,770 $32.29 $39.11 $81,340 6.5 %
23-1011 Lawyers 4,390 $52.27 $60.53 $125,900 5.4 %
23-1021 Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers 140 $34.46 $38.69 $80,480 2.0 %
23-2011 Paralegals and Legal Assistants (6) $30.15 $27.78 $57,790 9.7 %
23-2092 Law Clerks 290 $15.13 $16.76 $34,870 10.7 %
23-2093 Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers 820 $15.26 $16.39 $34,090 6.3 %
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 72,710 $21.32 $22.62 $47,050 1.7 %
25-1011 Business Teachers, Postsecondary 320 (4) (4) $66,770 7.6 %
25-1021 Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary 350 (4) (4) $57,650 3.9 %
25-1022 Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary 180 (4) (4) $64,510 5.2 %
25-1032 Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary (6) (4) (4) $60,750 7.6 %
25-1042 Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary 110 (4) (4) $63,040 5.8 %
25-1052 Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary (6) (4) (4) $73,590 8.3 %
25-1054 Physics Teachers, Postsecondary (6) (4) (4) $62,230 3.4 %
25-1065 Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary (6) (4) (4) $65,670 7.3 %
25-1066 Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary 150 (4) (4) $63,560 6.1 %
25-1067 Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary 30 (4) (4) $69,340 6.2 %
25-1071 Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary (6) (4) (4) $69,400 9.8 %
25-1072 Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary (6) (4) (4) $58,310 6.3 %
25-1081 Education Teachers, Postsecondary 150 (4) (4) $45,060 2.5 %
25-1111 Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary (6) (4) (4) $48,510 9.6 %
25-1112 Law Teachers, Postsecondary 40 (4) (4) $55,350 5.9 %
25-1121 Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary 540 (4) (4) $59,680 5.9 %
25-1122 Communications Teachers, Postsecondary (6) (4) (4) $57,220 2.5 %
25-1123 English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary 330 (4) (4) $57,840 3.7 %
25-1124 Foreign Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary 150 (4) (4) $60,260 3.9 %
25-1125 History Teachers, Postsecondary 80 (4) (4) $61,070 5.3 %
25-1126 Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary (6) (4) (4) $56,840 3.3 %
25-1192 Home Economics Teachers, Postsecondary (6) (4) (4) $57,820 3.4 %
25-1193 Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers, Postsecondary 90 (4) (4) $64,170 6.1 %
25-1194 Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary 1,640 $23.16 $24.38 $50,710 6.4 %
25-2011 Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education 2,910 $10.19 $10.89 $22,650 3.4 %
25-2012 Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education 1,350 (4) (4) $49,810 2.0 %
25-2021 Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education 14,070 (4) (4) $50,920 2.0 %
25-2022 Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Vocational Education 5,390 (4) (4) $53,460 2.4 %
25-2031 Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Vocational Education 8,530 (4) (4) $58,650 2.2 %
25-2041 Special Education Teachers, Preschool, Kindergarten, and Elementary School 1,150 (4) (4) $59,470 7.8 %
25-2042 Special Education Teachers, Middle School 570 (4) (4) $53,710 2.6 %
25-2043 Special Education Teachers, Secondary School 610 (4) (4) $59,690 3.2 %
25-3011 Adult Literacy, Remedial Education, and Ged Teachers and Instructors (6) $32.81 $31.19 $64,870 7.5 %
25-3021 Self-Enrichment Education Teachers 2,240 $15.31 $18.06 $37,560 9.6 %
25-4010 Archivists, Curators, and Museum Technicians 120 $18.75 $21.71 $45,160 9.5 %
25-4021 Librarians 860 $26.55 $26.21 $54,520 3.2 %
25-4031 Library Technicians 870 $16.12 $15.90 $33,070 3.3 %
25-9031 Instructional Coordinators 810 $27.88 $28.89 $60,100 5.0 %
25-9041 Teacher Assistants 13,530 (4) (4) $25,790 1.4 %
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 17,750 $18.23 $21.41 $44,530 3.0 %
27-1011 Art Directors 260 $32.22 $33.08 $68,820 4.0 %
27-1013 Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators 100 $12.34 $15.59 $32,420 18.9 %
27-1014 Multi-Media Artists and Animators 230 $23.49 $24.80 $51,590 7.0 %
27-1021 Commercial and Industrial Designers 360 $26.93 $27.22 $56,610 6.0 %
27-1022 Fashion Designers 170 $25.09 $30.02 $62,450 4.8 %
27-1023 Floral Designers 350 $10.02 $11.20 $23,300 7.2 %
27-1024 Graphic Designers 3,990 $18.31 $19.87 $41,340 4.1 %
27-1026 Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers 1,280 $12.14 $13.12 $27,290 6.3 %
27-1027 Set and Exhibit Designers 140 $25.00 $24.03 $49,990 4.5 %
27-2012 Producers and Directors 420 (4) (4) $103,500 14.3 %
27-2022 Coaches and Scouts 1,140 (4) (4) $36,480 9.6 %
27-2032 Choreographers (6) $24.56 $24.27 $50,470 4.2 %
27-2041 Music Directors and Composers (6) (4) (4) $44,480 23.2 %
27-2042 Musicians and Singers 650 (4) (4) $41,000 10.5 %
27-3010 Announcers 170 $12.84 $18.45 $38,370 12.5 %
27-3020 News Analysts, Reporters and Correspondents (6) $21.17 $23.33 $48,520 13.2 %
27-3031 Public Relations Specialists 1,440 $21.47 $23.79 $49,470 3.6 %
27-3041 Editors 650 $23.66 $25.10 $52,220 2.2 %
27-3042 Technical Writers 730 $28.35 $26.40 $54,920 12.5 %
27-3043 Writers and Authors 230 $20.70 $26.70 $55,540 11.0 %
27-3091 Interpreters and Translators 200 $18.05 $17.96 $37,360 3.5 %
27-4011 Audio and Video Equipment Technicians 590 $15.97 $17.92 $37,270 3.9 %
27-4012 Broadcast Technicians 100 $15.25 $16.35 $34,000 13.8 %
27-4014 Sound Engineering Technicians (6) $14.35 $17.57 $36,550 7.6 %
27-4021 Photographers 770 $9.95 $13.15 $27,340 13.7 %
27-4031 Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Motion Picture 100 $13.95 $15.83 $32,920 8.4 %
27-4032 Film and Video Editors 90 $18.03 $24.29 $50,510 19.3 %
Healthcare Practitioner 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 Practitioner and Technical Occupations 45,820 $25.99 $30.36 $63,140 3.3 %
29-1020 Dentists 450 $56.04 $68.03 $141,500 16.8 %
29-1031 Dietitians and Nutritionists 270 $23.15 $23.15 $48,150 2.9 %
29-1041 Optometrists 170 $46.50 $56.15 $116,790 10.0 %
29-1051 Pharmacists 1,840 $44.46 $42.75 $88,930 2.5 %
29-1062 Family and General Practitioners 400 $63.75 $66.79 $138,910 8.5 %
29-1063 Internists, General 290 $62.84 $67.31 $140,000 5.9 %
29-1064 Obstetricians and Gynecologists (6) (5) $97.82 $203,460 8.7 %
29-1065 Pediatricians, General 280 $67.41 $66.61 $138,550 23.9 %
29-1066 Psychiatrists 170 $66.85 $74.30 $154,540 9.8 %
29-1067 Surgeons 120 $65.69 $70.93 $147,530 7.3 %
29-1071 Physician Assistants 390 $35.32 $36.20 $75,300 5.8 %
29-1081 Podiatrists 50 $27.89 $42.65 $88,710 15.4 %
29-1111 Registered Nurses 15,090 $27.65 $28.70 $59,710 2.2 %
29-1121 Audiologists (6) $30.04 $27.27 $56,730 14.3 %
29-1122 Occupational Therapists 670 $31.42 $30.87 $64,200 1.4 %
29-1123 Physical Therapists 1,000 $33.35 $33.80 $70,310 1.9 %
29-1124 Radiation Therapists 50 $30.89 $30.43 $63,300 6.5 %
29-1125 Recreational Therapists 130 $18.69 $18.45 $38,380 2.6 %
29-1126 Respiratory Therapists 670 $21.93 $22.51 $46,820 2.2 %
29-1127 Speech-Language Pathologists 590 $32.14 $32.91 $68,450 4.5 %
29-1131 Veterinarians 480 $37.17 $41.97 $87,300 8.2 %
29-2011 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists 1,270 $27.35 $27.83 $57,890 2.0 %
29-2012 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians 1,040 $15.12 $17.38 $36,160 2.6 %
29-2021 Dental Hygienists (6) $39.06 $37.45 $77,890 4.1 %
29-2031 Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians 250 $20.49 $20.77 $43,210 1.6 %
29-2032 Diagnostic Medical Sonographers 180 $26.01 $26.64 $55,400 3.1 %
29-2033 Nuclear Medicine Technologists 100 $26.86 $26.94 $56,040 7.2 %
29-2034 Radiologic Technologists and Technicians 1,220 $22.06 $22.77 $47,370 5.1 %
29-2041 Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 1,690 $10.76 $15.14 $31,490 12.8 %
29-2051 Dietetic Technicians 90 $12.72 $13.14 $27,330 4.1 %
29-2052 Pharmacy Technicians 1,530 $14.96 $14.52 $30,200 2.8 %
29-2055 Surgical Technologists 480 $17.09 $17.85 $37,120 1.4 %
29-2056 Veterinary Technologists and Technicians 830 $12.78 $13.28 $27,610 6.2 %
29-2061 Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 3,610 $19.09 $19.77 $41,130 2.8 %
29-2071 Medical Records and Health Information Technicians 1,060 $13.65 $14.45 $30,060 3.7 %
29-2081 Opticians, Dispensing 580 $15.71 $15.91 $33,090 4.3 %
29-9010 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists and Technicians 110 $25.99 $25.54 $53,120 3.0 %
29-9091 Athletic Trainers 40 (4) (4) $40,990 3.7 %
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 29,920 $11.14 $11.84 $24,630 1.8 %
31-1011 Home Health Aides 2,770 $9.22 $9.22 $19,180 2.0 %
31-1012 Nursing Aides, Orderlies, and Attendants 7,330 $10.74 $10.98 $22,830 1.7 %
31-1013 Psychiatric Aides 140 $12.04 $12.80 $26,620 7.9 %
31-2011 Occupational Therapist Assistants 150 $22.08 $20.38 $42,380 6.4 %
31-2021 Physical Therapist Assistants 370 $21.82 $20.96 $43,600 4.0 %
31-2022 Physical Therapist Aides 460 $10.01 $10.24 $21,290 4.6 %
31-9011 Massage Therapists 430 $10.31 $14.08 $29,290 10.2 %
31-9091 Dental Assistants 6,550 $10.13 $11.82 $24,580 6.7 %
31-9092 Medical Assistants 5,370 $12.68 $13.03 $27,110 3.4 %
31-9093 Medical Equipment Preparers 200 $12.74 $12.85 $26,720 2.4 %
31-9094 Medical Transcriptionists 620 $14.58 $14.46 $30,070 7.5 %
31-9095 Pharmacy Aides 800 $9.82 $10.39 $21,620 4.2 %
31-9096 Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers 830 $9.44 $10.56 $21,970 6.8 %
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 25,350 $12.51 $18.27 $38,000 8.2 %
33-1012 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Police and Detectives 460 $48.26 $50.83 $105,730 4.6 %
33-1021 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers 360 $36.63 $38.51 $80,090 4.2 %
33-2011 Fire Fighters 1,540 $29.74 $28.40 $59,070 3.1 %
33-2021 Fire Inspectors and Investigators 100 $28.57 $30.66 $63,780 4.4 %
33-3012 Correctional Officers and Jailers (6) $22.17 $20.02 $41,640 11.7 %
33-3021 Detectives and Criminal Investigators 650 $36.80 $34.84 $72,460 3.9 %
33-3041 Parking Enforcement Workers 110 $18.55 $18.12 $37,690 4.4 %
33-3051 Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers 5,220 $32.71 $31.50 $65,530 2.3 %
33-9011 Animal Control Workers 150 $17.94 $17.71 $36,840 3.0 %
33-9021 Private Detectives and Investigators 690 $13.18 $15.65 $32,550 5.2 %
33-9032 Security Guards 11,660 $9.13 $9.97 $20,740 1.7 %
33-9091 Crossing Guards 680 $8.97 $8.94 $18,580 2.7 %
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 113,670 $8.05 $9.03 $18,770 1.5 %
35-1011 Chefs and Head Cooks 1,310 $16.19 $17.70 $36,820 5.7 %
35-1012 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 6,950 $13.21 $14.18 $29,500 2.8 %
35-2011 Cooks, Fast Food 5,820 $8.00 $8.25 $17,170 2.6 %
35-2012 Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria 2,110 $10.52 $11.23 $23,350 3.1 %
35-2014 Cooks, Restaurant 12,430 $10.10 $10.13 $21,080 1.8 %
35-2015 Cooks, Short Order 920 $8.66 $9.01 $18,740 3.1 %
35-2021 Food Preparation Workers 6,910 $8.40 $9.06 $18,840 1.9 %
35-3011 Bartenders 4,480 $7.88 $8.76 $18,210 4.0 %
35-3021 Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food 20,120 $7.81 $8.20 $17,050 1.8 %
35-3022 Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop 6,390 $8.01 $8.49 $17,650 2.0 %
35-3031 Waiters and Waitresses 26,420 $7.27 $8.31 $17,290 4.1 %
35-3041 Food Servers, Nonrestaurant 2,190 $8.45 $9.18 $19,100 4.3 %
35-9011 Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers 6,260 $7.21 $7.77 $16,170 2.6 %
35-9021 Dishwashers 6,190 $7.37 $7.60 $15,800 1.0 %
35-9031 Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop 4,720 $7.68 $8.07 $16,790 1.4 %
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 48,880 $8.76 $10.43 $21,680 1.4 %
37-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Housekeeping and Janitorial Workers 1,540 $16.05 $16.77 $34,880 2.5 %
37-1012 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers 1,770 $16.12 $17.41 $36,210 10.5 %
37-2011 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 20,560 $8.51 $10.11 $21,040 2.4 %
37-2012 Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 7,240 $8.17 $8.45 $17,570 1.2 %
37-2021 Pest Control Workers 950 $13.21 $14.00 $29,110 2.9 %
37-3011 Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers 15,100 $8.98 $10.13 $21,080 2.0 %
37-3012 Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation 50 $10.81 $12.70 $26,420 8.5 %
37-3013 Tree Trimmers and Pruners 1,350 $9.41 $10.22 $21,250 4.6 %
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 39,200 $8.09 $9.70 $20,180 3.9 %
39-1021 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Personal Service Workers 1,800 $15.31 $15.91 $33,100 3.8 %
39-2011 Animal Trainers 130 $10.36 $11.66 $24,260 9.3 %
39-2021 Nonfarm Animal Caretakers 1,370 $8.79 $10.74 $22,340 8.2 %
39-3021 Motion Picture Projectionists 170 $8.69 $8.75 $18,190 4.7 %
39-3031 Ushers, Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers 3,360 $7.32 $8.70 $18,100 8.8 %
39-3091 Amusement and Recreation Attendants 13,310 $6.99 $7.47 $15,530 3.1 %
39-3093 Locker Room, Coatroom, and Dressing Room Attendants 190 $8.38 $8.95 $18,620 2.3 %
39-4011 Embalmers 70 $13.14 $14.19 $29,510 3.8 %
39-4021 Funeral Attendants 100 $11.17 $11.74 $24,430 4.0 %
39-5012 Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists 2,520 $8.80 $10.00 $20,790 5.3 %
39-5092 Manicurists and Pedicurists 1,380 $7.19 $7.83 $16,280 4.5 %
39-5093 Shampooers (6) $7.79 $7.90 $16,440 3.2 %
39-5094 Skin Care Specialists 220 $11.52 $12.85 $26,720 4.0 %
39-6011 Baggage Porters and Bellhops 790 $6.96 $7.58 $15,780 3.3 %
39-6012 Concierges 240 $10.53 $11.27 $23,440 2.5 %
39-6021 Tour Guides and Escorts (6) $8.22 $10.18 $21,170 15.8 %
39-6022 Travel Guides (6) $16.92 $18.49 $38,450 12.8 %
39-6032 Transportation Attendants, Except Flight Attendants and Baggage Porters 270 $8.78 $10.09 $20,980 9.1 %
39-9011 Child Care Workers 2,910 $10.38 $10.84 $22,540 2.8 %
39-9021 Personal and Home Care Aides 2,400 $8.60 $8.87 $18,440 1.8 %
39-9031 Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors 2,520 $8.79 $13.38 $27,830 10.0 %
39-9032 Recreation Workers 3,610 $9.69 $10.49 $21,830 1.8 %
39-9041 Residential Advisors (6) $12.27 $12.62 $26,240 2.6 %
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 166,490 $12.64 $18.60 $38,680 2.1 %
41-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Retail Sales Workers 11,200 $17.14 $20.36 $42,350 4.2 %
41-1012 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Non-Retail Sales Workers 4,500 $31.95 $37.31 $77,600 4.9 %
41-2011 Cashiers 31,530 $8.34 $9.97 $20,740 1.9 %
41-2021 Counter and Rental Clerks 5,590 $9.38 $12.10 $25,170 5.3 %
41-2022 Parts Salespersons 1,550 $14.27 $18.53 $38,540 11.3 %
41-2031 Retail Salespersons 47,150 $8.99 $12.17 $25,320 4.2 %
41-3011 Advertising Sales Agents 2,400 $21.81 $26.87 $55,900 7.1 %
41-3021 Insurance Sales Agents 2,960 $31.01 $35.56 $73,970 7.3 %
41-3031 Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents 2,500 $26.52 $33.51 $69,690 5.4 %
41-3041 Travel Agents 1,730 $16.42 $15.97 $33,210 4.4 %
41-4011 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products 7,820 $33.03 $35.45 $73,730 3.9 %
41-4012 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 21,670 $23.98 $28.87 $60,050 5.8 %
41-9011 Demonstrators and Product Promoters 4,060 $8.88 $11.38 $23,670 12.3 %
41-9012 Models (6) $13.71 $17.61 $36,630 11.5 %
41-9021 Real Estate Brokers 550 $33.08 $38.96 $81,040 13.8 %
41-9022 Real Estate Sales Agents 1,370 $35.62 $37.04 $77,050 8.8 %
41-9031 Sales Engineers 1,250 $32.36 $34.74 $72,260 2.4 %
41-9041 Telemarketers 6,590 $10.30 $13.03 $27,100 6.1 %
41-9091 Door-To-Door Sales Workers, News and Street Vendors, and Related Workers 260 $8.75 $11.94 $24,830 11.1 %
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 278,210 $14.08 $15.14 $31,480 0.8 %
43-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Office and Administrative Support Workers 18,400 $21.70 $23.33 $48,530 1.0 %
43-2011 Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service 2,820 $10.88 $11.34 $23,580 1.3 %
43-2021 Telephone Operators (6) $20.01 $18.03 $37,490 4.0 %
43-3011 Bill and Account Collectors 5,580 $15.11 $15.55 $32,350 1.3 %
43-3021 Billing and Posting Clerks and Machine Operators 6,420 $13.79 $14.18 $29,480 3.8 %
43-3031 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 20,640 $16.43 $16.61 $34,540 1.3 %
43-3051 Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks 2,920 $15.06 $15.75 $32,760 4.4 %
43-3061 Procurement Clerks 650 $17.19 $18.04 $37,530 3.1 %
43-3071 Tellers 7,340 $10.51 $10.94 $22,760 1.4 %
43-4011 Brokerage Clerks 650 $15.62 $16.48 $34,270 5.4 %
43-4021 Correspondence Clerks 150 $14.27 $14.40 $29,940 2.6 %
43-4031 Court, Municipal, and License Clerks 130 $18.26 $19.15 $39,830 3.8 %
43-4051 Customer Service Representatives 24,360 $14.59 $15.37 $31,960 0.9 %
43-4071 File Clerks 3,060 $10.15 $10.65 $22,150 2.4 %
43-4081 Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks 1,830 $9.48 $9.52 $19,800 1.7 %
43-4111 Interviewers, Except Eligibility and Loan 1,530 $13.09 $14.32 $29,790 8.9 %
43-4121 Library Assistants, Clerical 1,040 $13.49 $13.48 $28,040 3.2 %
43-4131 Loan Interviewers and Clerks 3,300 $16.10 $16.41 $34,130 1.4 %
43-4141 New Accounts Clerks 1,690 $13.82 $14.05 $29,230 4.8 %
43-4151 Order Clerks 6,010 $14.46 $15.70 $32,650 5.4 %
43-4161 Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping 1,900 $17.59 $17.96 $37,350 1.1 %
43-4171 Receptionists and Information Clerks 15,020 $10.74 $11.06 $23,000 1.8 %
43-4181 Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks 510 $11.50 $13.57 $28,230 8.8 %
43-5011 Cargo and Freight Agents 280 $16.34 $16.82 $34,980 2.3 %
43-5021 Couriers and Messengers 2,890 $8.37 $9.30 $19,340 3.5 %
43-5031 Police, Fire, and Ambulance Dispatchers 460 $22.50 $22.19 $46,160 3.1 %
43-5032 Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance 1,660 $15.08 $16.41 $34,120 3.5 %
43-5041 Meter Readers, Utilities 230 $18.33 $18.31 $38,090 1.7 %
43-5061 Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks 3,650 $18.12 $18.72 $38,940 1.1 %
43-5071 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks 12,850 $11.76 $12.55 $26,110 1.4 %
43-5081 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 17,250 $10.84 $11.65 $24,240 2.2 %
43-5111 Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping 1,450 $13.07 $14.07 $29,270 6.1 %
43-6011 Executive Secretaries and Administrative Assistants 19,050 $18.62 $19.45 $40,460 1.5 %
43-6012 Legal Secretaries 2,260 $23.92 $23.65 $49,190 3.9 %
43-6013 Medical Secretaries 3,340 $11.21 $12.32 $25,630 8.8 %
43-6014 Secretaries, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 15,190 $14.59 $14.82 $30,830 1.7 %
43-9011 Computer Operators 1,900 $17.29 $17.74 $36,910 5.0 %
43-9021 Data Entry Keyers 5,470 $12.36 $12.92 $26,870 2.9 %
43-9022 Word Processors and Typists 1,580 $15.19 $15.79 $32,830 2.1 %
43-9031 Desktop Publishers 350 $18.82 $18.34 $38,140 3.8 %
43-9041 Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks (6) $16.42 $16.72 $34,770 3.0 %
43-9051 Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service 1,670 $10.63 $11.09 $23,060 2.2 %
43-9061 Office Clerks, General 37,020 $12.32 $12.87 $26,770 2.0 %
43-9071 Office Machine Operators, Except Computer 1,300 $11.72 $12.63 $26,270 3.4 %
43-9081 Proofreaders and Copy Markers 500 $11.99 $13.71 $28,520 7.4 %
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 1,510 $8.13 $9.44 $19,640 4.8 %
45-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers 50 $19.42 $19.32 $40,190 6.0 %
45-2041 Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products 170 $8.09 $8.76 $18,220 2.6 %
45-2092 Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse 830 $7.79 $8.09 $16,830 2.5 %
45-2093 Farmworkers, Farm and Ranch Animals 260 $9.06 $9.94 $20,680 6.8 %
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 71,270 $18.34 $19.48 $40,510 2.0 %
47-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 4,970 $28.22 $29.88 $62,160 3.1 %
47-2021 Brickmasons and Blockmasons (6) $21.29 $21.48 $44,670 4.0 %
47-2022 Stonemasons 460 $20.00 $20.37 $42,380 9.0 %
47-2031 Carpenters 10,690 $20.55 $21.11 $43,920 3.0 %
47-2041 Carpet Installers 1,580 $14.99 $15.62 $32,500 4.3 %
47-2042 Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles 70 $19.56 $19.09 $39,710 11.0 %
47-2043 Floor Sanders and Finishers (6) $18.52 $18.04 $37,520 6.9 %
47-2044 Tile and Marble Setters 1,330 $14.36 $17.45 $36,300 12.8 %
47-2051 Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers 2,500 $20.64 $19.82 $41,230 2.8 %
47-2061 Construction Laborers 10,230 $13.62 $14.85 $30,890 3.2 %
47-2071 Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators 530 $20.48 $21.88 $45,510 8.2 %
47-2073 Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators 2,270 $28.55 $27.06 $56,290 3.9 %
47-2081 Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers 3,600 $21.12 $21.92 $45,590 12.1 %
47-2082 Tapers 440 $22.04 $21.85 $45,450 3.4 %
47-2111 Electricians 5,070 $22.53 $23.69 $49,270 10.6 %
47-2121 Glaziers 470 $19.84 $20.35 $42,330 9.8 %
47-2130 Insulation Workers 330 $21.23 $23.87 $49,640 10.4 %
47-2141 Painters, Construction and Maintenance 3,320 $13.42 $14.31 $29,760 2.6 %
47-2151 Pipelayers 790 $22.40 $24.44 $50,840 8.6 %
47-2152 Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 6,010 $19.98 $19.77 $41,130 2.9 %
47-2161 Plasterers and Stucco Masons 1,600 $14.64 $16.66 $34,650 5.6 %
47-2171 Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers (6) $13.90 $14.25 $29,640 8.2 %
47-2181 Roofers 1,550 $15.98 $16.95 $35,250 5.4 %
47-2211 Sheet Metal Workers 1,780 $16.26 $18.02 $37,470 5.4 %
47-2221 Structural Iron and Steel Workers 910 $19.50 $20.64 $42,940 2.4 %
47-3011 Helpers—Brickmasons, Blockmasons, Stonemasons, and Tile and Marble Setters 930 $11.56 $12.55 $26,110 3.4 %
47-3012 Helpers—Carpenters 880 $12.98 $14.08 $29,290 5.2 %
47-3013 Helpers—Electricians 500 $12.51 $12.94 $26,910 3.7 %
47-3014 Helpers—Painters, Paperhangers, Plasterers, and Stucco Masons 500 $9.20 $11.75 $24,430 7.6 %
47-3015 Helpers—Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 790 $11.09 $10.99 $22,860 2.5 %
47-3016 Helpers—Roofers 150 $9.18 $11.68 $24,290 8.6 %
47-4011 Construction and Building Inspectors 560 $28.54 $27.22 $56,610 4.0 %
47-4021 Elevator Installers and Repairers (6) $34.39 $28.95 $60,210 11.3 %
47-4041 Hazardous Materials Removal Workers 1,140 $14.60 $15.64 $32,530 4.1 %
47-4051 Highway Maintenance Workers 350 $8.95 $13.78 $28,660 22.7 %
47-5021 Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas (6) $15.37 $15.64 $32,530 7.4 %
47-5081 Helpers—Extraction Workers 90 $12.50 $12.43 $25,850 2.3 %
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 44,600 $17.23 $18.25 $37,960 1.4 %
49-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers 3,410 $25.64 $27.83 $57,890 1.8 %
49-2011 Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairers 1,780 $18.14 $18.89 $39,280 2.7 %
49-2022 Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers 4,000 $22.32 $21.03 $43,740 3.2 %
49-2091 Avionics Technicians 40 $23.49 $22.43 $46,660 3.2 %
49-2092 Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related Repairers (6) $18.75 $22.27 $46,320 9.7 %
49-2093 Electrical and Electronics Installers and Repairers, Transportation Equipment 90 $20.92 $19.63 $40,830 4.6 %
49-2094 Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment 660 $20.31 $20.02 $41,640 8.1 %
49-2096 Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor Vehicles 360 $11.18 $11.50 $23,920 4.1 %
49-2097 Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers and Repairers 310 $16.52 $17.20 $35,770 4.1 %
49-2098 Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers 520 $18.63 $18.51 $38,510 4.3 %
49-3011 Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians 240 $20.39 $21.15 $43,990 4.8 %
49-3021 Automotive Body and Related Repairers 1,470 $18.81 $19.34 $40,240 4.9 %
49-3022 Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers (6) $9.03 $9.99 $20,770 3.3 %
49-3023 Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 6,900 $16.61 $17.63 $36,670 3.2 %
49-3031 Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists 1,440 $20.29 $20.01 $41,630 3.0 %
49-3041 Farm Equipment Mechanics (6) $15.99 $15.23 $31,680 7.1 %
49-3042 Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines 650 $20.28 $20.86 $43,380 4.3 %
49-3051 Motorboat Mechanics 80 $14.35 $15.01 $31,220 9.2 %
49-3052 Motorcycle Mechanics 170 $17.18 $17.58 $36,580 3.3 %
49-3053 Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics (6) $11.46 $11.32 $23,550 3.3 %
49-3092 Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians 100 $12.37 $14.06 $29,250 12.6 %
49-3093 Tire Repairers and Changers 500 $11.11 $13.82 $28,740 21.3 %
49-9012 Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door 250 $25.90 $25.90 $53,880 2.1 %
49-9021 Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers 1,100 $21.63 $22.47 $46,740 6.9 %
49-9031 Home Appliance Repairers 220 $19.84 $19.44 $40,440 7.9 %
49-9041 Industrial Machinery Mechanics 590 $19.42 $19.54 $40,640 2.9 %
49-9042 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 11,680 $14.90 $15.65 $32,550 2.0 %
49-9043 Maintenance Workers, Machinery 550 $12.44 $14.38 $29,920 6.7 %
49-9044 Millwrights 90 $20.25 $20.05 $41,710 4.7 %
49-9052 Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers 1,520 $23.67 $21.20 $44,090 4.4 %
49-9062 Medical Equipment Repairers (6) $12.75 $13.72 $28,540 5.0 %
49-9063 Musical Instrument Repairers and Tuners (6) $13.20 $15.12 $31,460 14.0 %
49-9091 Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and Repairers 180 $9.78 $10.30 $21,420 6.8 %
49-9094 Locksmiths and Safe Repairers 290 $14.52 $15.36 $31,950 5.4 %
49-9098 Helpers—Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers 1,520 $10.42 $11.58 $24,080 8.5 %
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 128,850 $10.28 $12.46 $25,920 1.1 %
51-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Production and Operating Workers 7,870 $22.02 $23.22 $48,300 1.4 %
51-2011 Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems Assemblers 300 $19.68 $17.82 $37,070 7.3 %
51-2021 Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers 500 $8.88 $9.42 $19,590 1.8 %
51-2022 Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers 5,330 $10.70 $12.74 $26,500 6.1 %
51-2023 Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers 1,630 $12.59 $13.35 $27,780 3.3 %
51-2041 Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters 630 $13.74 $14.69 $30,550 4.7 %
51-2091 Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators 290 $9.93 $10.62 $22,100 5.4 %
51-2092 Team Assemblers 13,470 $9.61 $10.39 $21,610 1.3 %
51-2093 Timing Device Assemblers, Adjusters, and Calibrators 220 $11.48 $13.99 $29,090 12.4 %
51-3011 Bakers 1,420 $9.42 $10.74 $22,330 3.8 %
51-3021 Butchers and Meat Cutters 1,860 $10.75 $12.38 $25,750 7.3 %
51-3022 Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers 330 $9.20 $9.10 $18,940 3.8 %
51-3091 Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine Operators and Tenders 130 $8.04 $9.38 $19,510 7.6 %
51-3092 Food Batchmakers 630 $9.27 $11.93 $24,800 7.0 %
51-3093 Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders (6) $15.28 $13.88 $28,860 8.2 %
51-4011 Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic 2,240 $12.46 $13.89 $28,900 4.2 %
51-4012 Numerical Tool and Process Control Programmers 420 $24.00 $25.55 $53,150 4.8 %
51-4021 Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 730 $11.59 $12.43 $25,860 3.5 %
51-4022 Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 430 $13.08 $13.76 $28,620 6.6 %
51-4023 Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 720 $10.62 $10.93 $22,730 6.0 %
51-4031 Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 2,980 $10.71 $11.87 $24,680 2.8 %
51-4032 Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 480 $11.26 $12.00 $24,960 3.3 %
51-4033 Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 1,940 $8.85 $10.29 $21,410 2.3 %
51-4034 Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 660 $14.31 $14.85 $30,890 4.7 %
51-4035 Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 590 $13.96 $14.25 $29,640 4.6 %
51-4041 Machinists 4,400 $16.54 $17.18 $35,730 3.4 %
51-4051 Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders 80 $11.27 $12.16 $25,290 4.1 %
51-4071 Foundry Mold and Coremakers 60 $10.74 $12.38 $25,750 8.4 %
51-4072 Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 2,020 $8.92 $10.20 $21,220 3.5 %
51-4081 Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 700 $12.13 $13.57 $28,220 4.4 %
51-4111 Tool and Die Makers 770 $22.65 $22.60 $47,000 2.9 %
51-4121 Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers 2,950 $13.54 $15.05 $31,310 4.0 %
51-4122 Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 390 $14.86 $15.95 $33,170 8.7 %
51-4191 Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 180 $11.26 $12.55 $26,110 3.2 %
51-4192 Lay-Out Workers, Metal and Plastic 150 $11.22 $12.81 $26,640 4.7 %
51-4193 Plating and Coating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 810 $9.29 $10.57 $21,990 4.1 %
51-4194 Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners 200 $12.46 $13.27 $27,590 4.6 %
51-5011 Bindery Workers 1,010 $11.17 $12.00 $24,950 5.6 %
51-5021 Job Printers 1,470 $16.26 $16.55 $34,420 9.7 %
51-5022 Prepress Technicians and Workers 1,080 $16.03 $16.56 $34,450 5.9 %
51-5023 Printing Machine Operators 2,310 $11.27 $13.11 $27,260 3.8 %
51-6011 Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers 1,760 $9.42 $9.72 $20,210 4.1 %
51-6021 Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials 2,340 $8.93 $8.91 $18,540 3.7 %
51-6031 Sewing Machine Operators 6,970 $8.06 $8.64 $17,960 1.9 %
51-6041 Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers (6) $7.98 $8.37 $17,400 5.3 %
51-6051 Sewers, Hand 340 $7.52 $8.45 $17,580 4.1 %
51-6052 Tailors, Dressmakers, and Custom Sewers 390 $15.61 $15.32 $31,870 3.8 %
51-6061 Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders 830 $7.77 $8.10 $16,840 2.1 %
51-6062 Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 1,490 $7.94 $8.27 $17,210 3.7 %
51-6092 Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers 110 $20.16 $20.70 $43,060 7.2 %
51-6093 Upholsterers 540 $12.91 $13.18 $27,410 2.6 %
51-7011 Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters 1,430 $11.85 $12.71 $26,440 3.4 %
51-7021 Furniture Finishers 250 $10.08 $10.91 $22,690 3.2 %
51-7031 Model Makers, Wood 90 $8.56 $14.43 $30,020 22.7 %
51-7041 Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood 420 $8.23 $9.38 $19,510 5.1 %
51-7042 Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing 860 $8.21 $8.92 $18,560 3.7 %
51-8013 Power Plant Operators 120 $26.89 $27.23 $56,630 2.5 %
51-8021 Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators 260 $24.72 $24.66 $51,280 2.4 %
51-8031 Water and Liquid Waste Treatment Plant and System Operators 300 $23.55 $22.39 $46,570 3.9 %
51-8093 Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers 160 $22.25 $22.68 $47,170 3.6 %
51-9011 Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders 70 $13.81 $15.45 $32,130 5.2 %
51-9012 Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 320 $11.95 $13.25 $27,560 9.8 %
51-9021 Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 230 $9.17 $10.99 $22,850 8.0 %
51-9022 Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand 1,070 $8.97 $9.64 $20,040 3.4 %
51-9023 Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 760 $12.27 $12.72 $26,460 3.4 %
51-9031 Cutters and Trimmers, Hand 920 $8.74 $9.60 $19,970 3.1 %
51-9032 Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 770 $11.16 $12.05 $25,060 3.9 %
51-9041 Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 860 $9.35 $10.09 $21,000 3.9 %
51-9051 Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders 130 $11.21 $11.03 $22,950 2.8 %
51-9061 Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers 6,750 $11.81 $13.65 $28,390 2.0 %
51-9071 Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers 240 $16.26 $15.44 $32,110 8.1 %
51-9081 Dental Laboratory Technicians 570 $15.59 $16.75 $34,850 11.3 %
51-9082 Medical Appliance Technicians (6) $19.54 $19.48 $40,530 12.4 %
51-9083 Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians 540 $12.70 $14.43 $30,010 10.1 %
51-9111 Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders 5,350 $8.22 $9.37 $19,480 3.0 %
51-9121 Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 890 $10.56 $11.36 $23,630 2.1 %
51-9122 Painters, Transportation Equipment 850 $17.89 $18.85 $39,200 6.8 %
51-9123 Painting, Coating, and Decorating Workers 580 $8.96 $9.93 $20,660 3.9 %
51-9131 Photographic Process Workers 450 $9.28 $10.07 $20,940 6.9 %
51-9132 Photographic Processing Machine Operators 470 $11.63 $12.11 $25,190 2.6 %
51-9141 Semiconductor Processors 570 $11.88 $12.24 $25,460 2.6 %
51-9191 Cementing and Gluing Machine Operators and Tenders 210 $9.85 $10.50 $21,840 7.1 %
51-9192 Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders 130 $7.38 $8.64 $17,980 3.3 %
51-9194 Etchers and Engravers 120 $10.66 $11.39 $23,700 7.9 %
51-9195 Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic 160 $9.82 $12.45 $25,900 11.6 %
51-9196 Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 1,360 $15.15 $15.50 $32,240 5.2 %
51-9198 Helpers—Production Workers 5,970 $8.63 $9.69 $20,150 2.3 %
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 87,660 $9.98 $11.83 $24,610 1.3 %
53-1021 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers, Hand 1,620 $19.46 $20.15 $41,910 1.7 %
53-1031 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators 1,310 $22.22 $22.28 $46,330 2.6 %
53-2011 Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers 120 (4) (4) $63,950 12.0 %
53-2012 Commercial Pilots 170 (4) (4) $54,870 12.8 %
53-2021 Air Traffic Controllers 50 $42.17 $40.21 $83,640 3.0 %
53-2022 Airfield Operations Specialists 40 $29.46 $28.76 $59,820 2.0 %
53-3011 Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians (6) $9.73 $10.51 $21,850 4.0 %
53-3021 Bus Drivers, Transit and Intercity 2,260 $13.60 $15.06 $31,330 7.2 %
53-3022 Bus Drivers, School 1,550 $13.51 $14.24 $29,610 3.3 %
53-3031 Driver/Sales Workers 4,420 $8.61 $10.51 $21,870 5.2 %
53-3032 Truck Drivers, Heavy and Tractor-Trailer 8,320 $17.70 $17.48 $36,350 1.5 %
53-3033 Truck Drivers, Light Or Delivery Services 9,690 $11.69 $12.55 $26,110 1.9 %
53-3041 Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs 930 $13.06 $12.89 $26,820 6.5 %
53-5011 Sailors and Marine Oilers (6) $8.14 $9.50 $19,760 16.8 %
53-5021 Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels 60 $12.68 $19.30 $40,130 19.4 %
53-6021 Parking Lot Attendants 1,590 $8.07 $8.80 $18,300 3.1 %
53-6031 Service Station Attendants 700 $8.40 $8.89 $18,490 4.1 %
53-6041 Traffic Technicians 60 $17.06 $18.96 $39,430 9.0 %
53-6051 Transportation Inspectors 110 $10.75 $13.33 $27,720 14.7 %
53-7011 Conveyor Operators and Tenders 670 $10.50 $11.55 $24,020 7.6 %
53-7021 Crane and Tower Operators 80 $19.43 $19.38 $40,300 9.2 %
53-7032 Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators 280 $16.96 $19.54 $40,650 4.0 %
53-7051 Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators 5,520 $11.98 $13.36 $27,800 2.6 %
53-7061 Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment 6,310 $7.78 $8.30 $17,270 1.9 %
53-7062 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 25,110 $8.99 $10.03 $20,860 1.4 %
53-7063 Machine Feeders and Offbearers 2,070 $8.52 $10.53 $21,900 7.1 %
53-7064 Packers and Packagers, Hand 11,910 $8.06 $8.89 $18,480 1.2 %
53-7072 Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers (6) $19.70 $19.52 $40,610 5.0 %
53-7081 Refuse and Recyclable Material Collectors 790 $14.59 $13.81 $28,720 10.6 %

About May 2003 National, State, and Metropolitan Area 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.

(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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Last Modified Date: May 7, 2004

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