Occupational Employment Statistics

May 2003 State Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

Kentucky

These occupational employment and wage estimates are calculated with data collected from employers in all industry sectors in metropolitan and non-metropolitan areas in Kentucky. 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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All Occupations top
Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment (1) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
00-0000 All Occupations 1,721,470 $12.14 $15.15 $31,510 0.7 %
Management Occupations top
Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment (1) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
11-0000 Management Occupations 86,810 $28.62 $33.13 $68,900 0.5 %
11-1011 Chief Executives 6,690 $53.66 $59.51 $123,780 2.2 %
11-1021 General and Operations Managers 28,170 $27.68 $32.78 $68,190 0.8 %
11-2011 Advertising and Promotions Managers 830 $21.68 $26.50 $55,120 3.0 %
11-2021 Marketing Managers 1,880 $32.41 $36.18 $75,250 2.0 %
11-2022 Sales Managers 3,380 $32.24 $36.88 $76,720 2.1 %
11-2031 Public Relations Managers 600 $26.85 $28.93 $60,170 1.9 %
11-3011 Administrative Services Managers 2,560 $22.21 $24.84 $51,670 1.8 %
11-3021 Computer and Information Systems Managers 2,570 $35.12 $36.55 $76,030 1.6 %
11-3031 Financial Managers 6,780 $29.53 $32.53 $67,660 1.1 %
11-3040 Human Resources Managers 2,420 $27.97 $30.24 $62,900 1.4 %
11-3051 Industrial Production Managers 2,670 $32.09 $33.29 $69,240 2.1 %
11-3061 Purchasing Managers 1,710 $24.33 $26.72 $55,570 2.1 %
11-3071 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers 1,660 $26.83 $28.56 $59,410 1.8 %
11-9011 Farm, Ranch, and Other Agricultural Managers 100 $23.81 $27.57 $57,340 8.9 %
11-9021 Construction Managers 2,320 $27.74 $30.03 $62,460 3.5 %
11-9031 Education Administrators, Preschool and Child Care Center/Program 840 $13.74 $16.17 $33,630 2.9 %
11-9032 Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School 2,710 (4) (4) $65,710 2.1 %
11-9033 Education Administrators, Postsecondary 890 $33.34 $38.16 $79,380 4.2 %
11-9041 Engineering Managers 1,970 $39.18 $40.60 $84,460 1.3 %
11-9051 Food Service Managers 4,390 $15.22 $16.41 $34,140 3.1 %
11-9061 Funeral Directors 490 $16.96 $20.09 $41,790 4.8 %
11-9081 Lodging Managers 380 $17.17 $18.69 $38,870 3.7 %
11-9111 Medical and Health Services Managers 3,520 $29.14 $31.87 $66,290 1.6 %
11-9121 Natural Sciences Managers 340 $37.66 $41.77 $86,880 3.4 %
11-9131 Postmasters and Mail Superintendents 740 $22.57 $22.28 $46,340 0.4 %
11-9141 Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers 1,240 $14.43 $17.94 $37,320 5.5 %
11-9151 Social and Community Service Managers 1,380 $20.20 $21.50 $44,720 3.1 %
Business and Financial Operations Occupations top
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 46,810 $20.61 $22.56 $46,930 1.0 %
13-1011 Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers, and Athletes 50 $10.99 $13.68 $28,440 11.3 %
13-1021 Purchasing Agents and Buyers, Farm Products 180 $16.89 $18.91 $39,320 7.0 %
13-1022 Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products 1,110 $15.52 $18.69 $38,880 3.7 %
13-1023 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products 2,980 $20.31 $21.97 $45,690 2.0 %
13-1031 Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators 1,730 $21.47 $22.58 $46,960 2.2 %
13-1032 Insurance Appraisers, Auto Damage 80 $20.38 $23.15 $48,150 5.9 %
13-1041 Compliance Officers, Except Agriculture, Construction, Health and Safety, and Transportation 2,080 $20.66 $22.03 $45,810 2.0 %
13-1051 Cost Estimators 2,040 $19.96 $21.07 $43,830 2.0 %
13-1061 Emergency Management Specialists 170 $13.00 $15.48 $32,190 5.9 %
13-1071 Employment, Recruitment, and Placement Specialists 1,650 $16.84 $18.19 $37,830 1.7 %
13-1072 Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists 930 $18.94 $19.56 $40,680 2.5 %
13-1073 Training and Development Specialists 2,910 $18.96 $19.86 $41,310 2.2 %
13-1111 Management Analysts 1,780 $24.82 $26.73 $55,610 3.4 %
13-1121 Meeting and Convention Planners 240 $17.38 $18.83 $39,170 2.7 %
13-2011 Accountants and Auditors 9,040 $21.12 $23.89 $49,690 2.4 %
13-2021 Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate 470 $28.53 $27.02 $56,190 4.6 %
13-2031 Budget Analysts 840 $24.55 $25.31 $52,650 1.7 %
13-2041 Credit Analysts 300 $20.22 $24.20 $50,330 8.5 %
13-2051 Financial Analysts 770 $27.28 $28.66 $59,620 2.0 %
13-2052 Personal Financial Advisors 400 $28.68 $33.54 $69,760 10.9 %
13-2053 Insurance Underwriters 670 $17.97 $19.68 $40,930 3.7 %
13-2061 Financial Examiners 190 $27.93 $28.80 $59,890 2.3 %
13-2071 Loan Counselors 170 $13.18 $13.80 $28,710 2.8 %
13-2072 Loan Officers 3,120 $19.21 $22.30 $46,390 3.6 %
13-2081 Tax Examiners, Collectors, and Revenue Agents 2,230 $16.72 $18.02 $37,480 1.3 %
Computer and Mathematical Science Occupations top
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 24,500 $24.47 $25.31 $52,640 1.6 %
15-1011 Computer and Information Scientists, Research 50 $32.19 $40.38 $83,990 15.8 %
15-1021 Computer Programmers 3,150 $25.93 $26.89 $55,930 2.8 %
15-1031 Computer Software Engineers, Applications 3,620 $29.14 $29.56 $61,490 3.3 %
15-1032 Computer Software Engineers, Systems Software 1,260 $31.31 $30.58 $63,610 1.9 %
15-1041 Computer Support Specialists 5,670 $16.18 $16.78 $34,910 3.3 %
15-1051 Computer Systems Analysts 3,760 $28.80 $30.22 $62,860 3.4 %
15-1061 Database Administrators 890 $27.30 $26.36 $54,830 2.2 %
15-1071 Network and Computer Systems Administrators 2,690 $23.27 $23.76 $49,410 1.1 %
15-1081 Network Systems and Data Communications Analysts 1,710 $25.46 $26.19 $54,480 2.5 %
15-2011 Actuaries (6) $39.46 $43.36 $90,190 3.5 %
15-2031 Operations Research Analysts 450 $25.09 $25.04 $52,080 3.3 %
15-2041 Statisticians 40 $21.43 $22.42 $46,630 3.9 %
Architecture and Engineering Occupations top
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 22,840 $24.03 $25.68 $53,420 2.2 %
17-1011 Architects, Except Landscape and Naval 630 $24.48 $26.56 $55,240 5.5 %
17-1012 Landscape Architects 120 $22.28 $23.30 $48,470 4.3 %
17-1021 Cartographers and Photogrammetrists 240 $15.94 $17.00 $35,360 3.3 %
17-1022 Surveyors 640 $16.39 $17.00 $35,370 5.4 %
17-2031 Biomedical Engineers 60 $28.36 $28.88 $60,080 5.8 %
17-2041 Chemical Engineers 330 $34.56 $35.16 $73,130 1.4 %
17-2051 Civil Engineers 1,960 $27.10 $28.04 $58,330 1.8 %
17-2071 Electrical Engineers 860 $29.42 $29.56 $61,480 1.3 %
17-2072 Electronics Engineers, Except Computer 470 $32.71 $32.87 $68,360 3.7 %
17-2081 Environmental Engineers 270 $29.10 $29.52 $61,400 2.1 %
17-2111 Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors 390 $25.59 $25.97 $54,010 1.3 %
17-2112 Industrial Engineers 2,670 $27.92 $30.77 $64,000 4.8 %
17-2131 Materials Engineers 230 $28.17 $29.57 $61,500 2.7 %
17-2141 Mechanical Engineers 2,250 $28.10 $28.56 $59,410 1.0 %
17-2151 Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers 190 $29.45 $30.46 $63,360 3.0 %
17-3011 Architectural and Civil Drafters 1,020 $16.10 $16.78 $34,900 2.9 %
17-3012 Electrical and Electronics Drafters 370 $17.41 $17.99 $37,420 3.4 %
17-3013 Mechanical Drafters 710 $18.22 $19.36 $40,260 3.2 %
17-3022 Civil Engineering Technicians 1,930 $19.09 $19.68 $40,930 2.8 %
17-3023 Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technicians 1,660 $22.73 $21.66 $45,060 2.8 %
17-3024 Electro-Mechanical Technicians 60 $15.96 $16.40 $34,110 3.8 %
17-3025 Environmental Engineering Technicians 370 $19.00 $19.39 $40,340 2.1 %
17-3026 Industrial Engineering Technicians 530 $16.92 $18.92 $39,360 8.7 %
17-3027 Mechanical Engineering Technicians 500 $17.92 $18.46 $38,390 1.6 %
17-3031 Surveying and Mapping Technicians 1,030 $13.59 $14.52 $30,190 2.9 %
Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations top
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 9,140 $18.89 $20.53 $42,700 2.1 %
19-1010 Agricultural and Food Scientists 240 $20.78 $24.00 $49,910 6.9 %
19-1022 Microbiologists 100 $17.90 $19.59 $40,760 2.6 %
19-1023 Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists 90 $19.26 $20.20 $42,010 1.0 %
19-1031 Conservation Scientists 150 $26.67 $25.77 $53,590 0.8 %
19-2021 Atmospheric and Space Scientists 50 $33.99 $33.04 $68,720 2.5 %
19-2031 Chemists 770 $26.00 $28.74 $59,790 4.1 %
19-2041 Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health 460 $21.33 $22.16 $46,100 2.1 %
19-2042 Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers 240 $21.61 $23.79 $49,490 3.3 %
19-3021 Market Research Analysts 770 $22.13 $24.87 $51,730 4.5 %
19-3022 Survey Researchers 190 $10.36 $12.63 $26,270 14.1 %
19-3031 Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists 1,100 $21.46 $22.73 $47,280 2.1 %
19-3051 Urban and Regional Planners (6) $16.15 $18.36 $38,180 6.0 %
19-3091 Anthropologists and Archeologists 60 $16.96 $18.02 $37,480 5.3 %
19-4011 Agricultural and Food Science Technicians 170 $14.44 $15.07 $31,340 2.6 %
19-4021 Biological Technicians 260 $12.49 $12.94 $26,920 1.6 %
19-4031 Chemical Technicians 750 $17.34 $17.52 $36,440 3.6 %
19-4041 Geological and Petroleum Technicians (6) $11.75 $12.70 $26,420 6.8 %
19-4091 Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health 600 $14.81 $16.33 $33,980 6.0 %
19-4093 Forest and Conservation Technicians 350 $10.91 $12.84 $26,700 4.5 %
Community and Social Services Occupations top
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 21,280 $14.50 $15.44 $32,110 1.2 %
21-1011 Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors 460 $13.83 $14.48 $30,110 2.7 %
21-1012 Educational, Vocational, and School Counselors 2,300 $22.17 $21.90 $45,540 2.5 %
21-1014 Mental Health Counselors 1,550 $12.56 $13.74 $28,570 3.9 %
21-1015 Rehabilitation Counselors 720 $13.15 $14.64 $30,460 2.3 %
21-1022 Medical and Public Health Social Workers 1,580 $16.14 $16.46 $34,230 1.5 %
21-1023 Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers 1,280 $14.92 $15.68 $32,610 1.8 %
21-1091 Health Educators 580 $15.36 $16.46 $34,230 2.7 %
21-1093 Social and Human Service Assistants 3,920 $10.47 $11.06 $23,000 1.6 %
21-2011 Clergy 280 $16.72 $17.04 $35,440 1.9 %
Legal Occupations top
Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment (1) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
23-0000 Legal Occupations 10,430 $20.10 $27.47 $57,130 3.2 %
23-1011 Lawyers 4,480 $35.26 $39.64 $82,460 4.3 %
23-1022 Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators 50 $17.62 $23.94 $49,800 14.8 %
23-2011 Paralegals and Legal Assistants 2,870 $15.19 $15.71 $32,680 3.9 %
23-2091 Court Reporters 90 $15.94 $15.97 $33,210 19.8 %
23-2092 Law Clerks 500 $12.65 $13.66 $28,400 4.7 %
23-2093 Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers 290 $13.31 $14.47 $30,090 5.9 %
Education, Training, and Library Occupations top
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 101,910 $16.06 $17.27 $35,930 2.6 %
25-1011 Business Teachers, Postsecondary 810 (4) (4) $67,020 4.6 %
25-1021 Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary 530 (4) (4) $56,600 4.6 %
25-1022 Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary 620 (4) (4) $50,470 4.3 %
25-1041 Agricultural Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary 220 (4) (4) $72,650 4.5 %
25-1051 Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary 90 (4) (4) $61,630 3.9 %
25-1052 Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary 230 (4) (4) $54,990 3.0 %
25-1054 Physics Teachers, Postsecondary 120 (4) (4) $60,670 2.6 %
25-1061 Anthropology and Archeology Teachers, Postsecondary 60 (4) (4) $53,940 2.0 %
25-1063 Economics Teachers, Postsecondary 190 (4) (4) $77,530 2.5 %
25-1064 Geography Teachers, Postsecondary 50 (4) (4) $54,580 7.3 %
25-1065 Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary 160 (4) (4) $62,510 3.4 %
25-1066 Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary 400 (4) (4) $58,520 3.3 %
25-1067 Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary 130 (4) (4) $48,620 2.9 %
25-1071 Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary 1,700 (4) (4) $78,130 7.1 %
25-1072 Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary 510 (4) (4) $52,210 2.2 %
25-1081 Education Teachers, Postsecondary 1,050 (4) (4) $51,700 2.7 %
25-1111 Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary 110 (4) (4) $59,630 5.0 %
25-1113 Social Work Teachers, Postsecondary 150 (4) (4) $51,540 4.2 %
25-1121 Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary 680 (4) (4) $47,560 3.2 %
25-1122 Communications Teachers, Postsecondary 420 (4) (4) $45,840 2.3 %
25-1123 English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary 770 (4) (4) $44,080 1.6 %
25-1124 Foreign Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary 230 (4) (4) $49,810 1.6 %
25-1125 History Teachers, Postsecondary 250 (4) (4) $54,140 2.7 %
25-1126 Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary 240 (4) (4) $50,530 2.5 %
25-1192 Home Economics Teachers, Postsecondary 80 (4) (4) $50,590 1.8 %
25-1193 Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers, Postsecondary 170 (4) (4) $48,580 3.4 %
25-1194 Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary 2,960 $18.25 $19.00 $39,530 1.9 %
25-2011 Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education 4,950 $8.12 $9.26 $19,270 2.5 %
25-2012 Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education 1,360 (4) (4) $39,550 4.8 %
25-2021 Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education 16,840 (4) (4) $39,550 2.3 %
25-2022 Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Vocational Education 7,540 (4) (4) $39,890 2.4 %
25-2023 Vocational Education Teachers, Middle School 90 (4) (4) $41,330 1.9 %
25-2031 Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Vocational Education 9,580 (4) (4) $40,840 2.3 %
25-2032 Vocational Education Teachers, Secondary School 870 (4) (4) $44,460 3.5 %
25-2041 Special Education Teachers, Preschool, Kindergarten, and Elementary School 2,880 (4) (4) $38,710 2.8 %
25-2042 Special Education Teachers, Middle School 1,410 (4) (4) $38,670 3.3 %
25-2043 Special Education Teachers, Secondary School 1,630 (4) (4) $40,720 2.8 %
25-3011 Adult Literacy, Remedial Education, and Ged Teachers and Instructors 460 $13.70 $14.86 $30,900 1.7 %
25-3021 Self-Enrichment Education Teachers 860 $12.79 $15.20 $31,610 5.3 %
25-4010 Archivists, Curators, and Museum Technicians 200 $14.10 $15.79 $32,850 5.7 %
25-4021 Librarians 2,100 $20.30 $19.36 $40,270 3.5 %
25-4031 Library Technicians 820 $10.10 $10.21 $21,230 2.9 %
25-9031 Instructional Coordinators 1,430 $21.65 $22.72 $47,260 2.0 %
25-9041 Teacher Assistants 17,450 (4) (4) $19,270 2.7 %
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations top
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 14,220 $12.60 $15.43 $32,090 3.2 %
27-1011 Art Directors 150 $27.50 $29.94 $62,280 3.7 %
27-1013 Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators 40 $13.59 $15.71 $32,670 6.7 %
27-1014 Multi-Media Artists and Animators 270 $19.91 $23.20 $48,250 5.6 %
27-1021 Commercial and Industrial Designers 340 $19.69 $20.72 $43,090 4.6 %
27-1022 Fashion Designers (6) $8.34 $11.56 $24,040 23.3 %
27-1023 Floral Designers 1,290 $7.70 $7.87 $16,360 3.2 %
27-1024 Graphic Designers 1,270 $14.69 $16.67 $34,670 2.3 %
27-1025 Interior Designers 370 $16.76 $19.11 $39,740 4.3 %
27-1026 Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers 670 $8.65 $9.69 $20,160 5.7 %
27-1027 Set and Exhibit Designers 60 $13.30 $13.79 $28,680 6.2 %
27-2011 Actors 60 (4) (4) $18,150 9.9 %
27-2012 Producers and Directors 490 (4) (4) $35,400 3.9 %
27-2022 Coaches and Scouts 1,170 (4) (4) $31,420 6.9 %
27-2031 Dancers (6) $7.49 $8.35 $17,370 10.6 %
27-2032 Choreographers 370 $13.71 $14.00 $29,110 4.5 %
27-2042 Musicians and Singers 300 (4) (4) $21,410 15.3 %
27-3010 Announcers 880 $7.46 $10.63 $22,120 11.5 %
27-3020 News Analysts, Reporters and Correspondents 750 $12.38 $15.15 $31,520 7.3 %
27-3031 Public Relations Specialists 1,700 $16.45 $17.77 $36,960 1.9 %
27-3041 Editors 860 $13.36 $16.11 $33,510 5.2 %
27-3042 Technical Writers 270 $21.13 $21.83 $45,410 2.6 %
27-3043 Writers and Authors 240 $16.78 $19.85 $41,290 5.1 %
27-3091 Interpreters and Translators 110 $16.74 $17.75 $36,920 3.9 %
27-4011 Audio and Video Equipment Technicians 180 $12.93 $14.07 $29,260 2.6 %
27-4012 Broadcast Technicians 410 $11.01 $13.03 $27,090 5.1 %
27-4014 Sound Engineering Technicians (6) $11.05 $13.70 $28,490 20.4 %
27-4021 Photographers 590 $10.28 $12.00 $24,960 4.7 %
27-4031 Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Motion Picture 170 $12.10 $14.32 $29,780 4.5 %
27-4032 Film and Video Editors 80 $10.12 $11.79 $24,520 7.3 %
Healthcare Practitioner and Technical Occupations top
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 94,310 $19.02 $23.21 $48,270 1.8 %
29-1011 Chiropractors 180 $21.03 $27.18 $56,530 19.5 %
29-1020 Dentists 800 $64.06 $66.65 $138,630 7.9 %
29-1031 Dietitians and Nutritionists 640 $19.76 $20.08 $41,760 1.3 %
29-1041 Optometrists 320 $33.14 $36.38 $75,670 7.6 %
29-1051 Pharmacists 3,670 $39.41 $37.89 $78,800 1.4 %
29-1061 Anesthesiologists 210 (5) $99.52 $207,000 4.9 %
29-1062 Family and General Practitioners 700 $63.68 $67.93 $141,300 3.6 %
29-1063 Internists, General 680 (5) $82.82 $172,270 4.2 %
29-1064 Obstetricians and Gynecologists 380 (5) $93.67 $194,830 5.9 %
29-1065 Pediatricians, General 390 $54.19 $59.92 $124,630 9.1 %
29-1066 Psychiatrists 300 $67.39 $71.32 $148,350 6.0 %
29-1067 Surgeons 1,060 (5) $83.25 $173,150 12.3 %
29-1071 Physician Assistants 700 $27.43 $29.44 $61,230 5.4 %
29-1081 Podiatrists 80 (5) $88.90 $184,920 5.6 %
29-1111 Registered Nurses 35,860 $21.03 $21.78 $45,300 1.1 %
29-1121 Audiologists 80 $21.49 $22.39 $46,570 3.1 %
29-1122 Occupational Therapists 1,080 $24.28 $24.78 $51,550 2.7 %
29-1123 Physical Therapists 1,980 $25.59 $26.81 $55,770 2.4 %
29-1124 Radiation Therapists 110 $24.14 $23.96 $49,840 2.3 %
29-1125 Recreational Therapists 200 $13.11 $13.34 $27,750 3.1 %
29-1126 Respiratory Therapists 1,370 $17.25 $17.38 $36,150 0.8 %
29-1127 Speech-Language Pathologists 1,320 $21.22 $22.42 $46,630 1.5 %
29-1131 Veterinarians 450 $30.20 $35.93 $74,730 6.0 %
29-2011 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists 2,430 $19.04 $19.09 $39,700 0.7 %
29-2012 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians 1,840 $14.11 $14.46 $30,070 1.3 %
29-2021 Dental Hygienists 1,330 $21.07 $19.93 $41,460 6.5 %
29-2032 Diagnostic Medical Sonographers 420 $21.40 $21.79 $45,320 2.4 %
29-2033 Nuclear Medicine Technologists 250 $20.52 $20.50 $42,630 1.0 %
29-2034 Radiologic Technologists and Technicians 3,390 $17.29 $17.58 $36,560 1.1 %
29-2041 Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 3,950 $9.71 $10.18 $21,180 2.0 %
29-2051 Dietetic Technicians 130 $10.99 $11.77 $24,480 2.5 %
29-2052 Pharmacy Technicians 3,750 $9.64 $10.27 $21,360 4.3 %
29-2053 Psychiatric Technicians 450 $10.07 $11.09 $23,060 5.9 %
29-2054 Respiratory Therapy Technicians 830 $14.44 $14.86 $30,910 1.2 %
29-2055 Surgical Technologists 1,490 $14.53 $14.40 $29,960 1.1 %
29-2056 Veterinary Technologists and Technicians 540 $9.59 $10.23 $21,290 2.7 %
29-2061 Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 11,830 $14.00 $14.49 $30,150 1.7 %
29-2071 Medical Records and Health Information Technicians 2,480 $10.99 $12.17 $25,310 2.5 %
29-2081 Opticians, Dispensing 980 $10.50 $11.82 $24,590 3.9 %
29-9010 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists and Technicians 1,150 $22.82 $23.01 $47,870 2.5 %
29-9091 Athletic Trainers 190 (4) (4) $33,730 11.1 %
Healthcare Support Occupations top
Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment (1) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
31-0000 Healthcare Support Occupations 46,770 $9.66 $10.03 $20,860 1.0 %
31-1011 Home Health Aides 4,520 $8.58 $8.98 $18,680 1.8 %
31-1012 Nursing Aides, Orderlies, and Attendants 23,520 $9.14 $9.18 $19,100 0.9 %
31-1013 Psychiatric Aides 380 $10.04 $10.03 $20,870 2.5 %
31-2011 Occupational Therapist Assistants 140 $17.38 $17.28 $35,940 2.1 %
31-2012 Occupational Therapist Aides 80 $11.01 $13.85 $28,800 14.1 %
31-2021 Physical Therapist Assistants 890 $16.79 $16.70 $34,740 2.3 %
31-2022 Physical Therapist Aides 590 $9.04 $9.21 $19,150 2.1 %
31-9011 Massage Therapists 150 $10.77 $11.69 $24,310 10.0 %
31-9091 Dental Assistants 3,450 $11.26 $12.19 $25,360 4.9 %
31-9092 Medical Assistants 6,070 $10.51 $11.05 $22,990 4.0 %
31-9093 Medical Equipment Preparers 710 $11.29 $11.27 $23,450 2.0 %
31-9094 Medical Transcriptionists 1,840 $12.31 $12.33 $25,640 1.3 %
31-9095 Pharmacy Aides 1,030 $8.25 $8.59 $17,860 2.0 %
31-9096 Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers 760 $8.82 $8.79 $18,280 2.8 %
Protective Service Occupations top
Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment (1) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
33-0000 Protective Service Occupations 32,850 $11.25 $12.68 $26,370 1.3 %
33-1012 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Police and Detectives 1,290 $22.81 $24.14 $50,200 2.2 %
33-1021 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers 810 $17.15 $18.51 $38,510 3.5 %
33-2011 Fire Fighters 3,230 $10.87 $12.14 $25,260 2.9 %
33-2021 Fire Inspectors and Investigators 120 $18.40 $17.94 $37,320 2.3 %
33-3011 Bailiffs 400 $7.49 $9.07 $18,870 8.4 %
33-3012 Correctional Officers and Jailers 5,280 $10.84 $11.81 $24,570 2.9 %
33-3021 Detectives and Criminal Investigators 520 $21.07 $23.43 $48,730 1.6 %
33-3041 Parking Enforcement Workers 70 $9.64 $10.14 $21,080 3.5 %
33-3051 Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers 5,670 $15.27 $15.73 $32,720 1.4 %
33-9011 Animal Control Workers (6) $6.72 $7.67 $15,950 7.0 %
33-9021 Private Detectives and Investigators 420 $11.72 $12.49 $25,980 4.0 %
33-9032 Security Guards 10,700 $8.39 $9.24 $19,220 2.1 %
33-9091 Crossing Guards 210 $7.99 $9.10 $18,920 5.7 %
Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations top
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 140,910 $6.90 $7.55 $15,700 0.7 %
35-1011 Chefs and Head Cooks 1,240 $10.81 $11.92 $24,800 4.8 %
35-1012 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 11,520 $9.90 $10.92 $22,710 2.8 %
35-2011 Cooks, Fast Food 15,070 $6.75 $7.00 $14,550 2.5 %
35-2012 Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria 10,320 $8.25 $8.49 $17,660 1.1 %
35-2014 Cooks, Restaurant 8,570 $8.71 $8.80 $18,300 1.4 %
35-2015 Cooks, Short Order 2,980 $6.73 $7.19 $14,950 2.5 %
35-2021 Food Preparation Workers 9,430 $7.73 $8.00 $16,640 1.4 %
35-3011 Bartenders 4,040 $6.53 $7.03 $14,620 2.1 %
35-3021 Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food 33,460 $6.52 $6.69 $13,920 0.9 %
35-3022 Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop 4,020 $6.65 $6.91 $14,380 1.8 %
35-3031 Waiters and Waitresses 25,340 $6.28 $6.64 $13,820 1.7 %
35-3041 Food Servers, Nonrestaurant 2,010 $7.46 $7.70 $16,010 2.1 %
35-9011 Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers 3,140 $7.04 $7.16 $14,890 2.0 %
35-9021 Dishwashers 5,730 $7.16 $7.22 $15,020 1.0 %
35-9031 Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop 3,690 $7.17 $7.24 $15,060 1.7 %
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations top
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 54,140 $8.33 $9.04 $18,810 0.8 %
37-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Housekeeping and Janitorial Workers 3,030 $11.09 $12.03 $25,020 1.9 %
37-1012 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers 1,160 $14.85 $16.20 $33,690 4.1 %
37-2011 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 26,510 $8.15 $8.62 $17,930 1.3 %
37-2012 Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 12,380 $7.61 $7.81 $16,250 1.3 %
37-2021 Pest Control Workers 660 $12.16 $12.59 $26,200 4.8 %
37-3011 Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers 8,430 $8.89 $9.52 $19,810 1.2 %
37-3012 Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation 210 $12.50 $13.44 $27,960 5.9 %
37-3013 Tree Trimmers and Pruners 1,200 $11.00 $10.83 $22,530 8.1 %
Personal Care and Service Occupations top
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 31,600 $8.07 $9.80 $20,390 4.5 %
39-1021 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Personal Service Workers 1,110 $11.73 $13.15 $27,340 3.3 %
39-2011 Animal Trainers 180 $10.79 $13.51 $28,110 4.6 %
39-2021 Nonfarm Animal Caretakers 1,420 $7.01 $7.86 $16,340 3.8 %
39-3021 Motion Picture Projectionists 120 $7.39 $8.76 $18,220 5.0 %
39-3031 Ushers, Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers 1,390 $6.93 $7.35 $15,290 3.9 %
39-3091 Amusement and Recreation Attendants 1,810 $6.87 $7.28 $15,150 2.2 %
39-4011 Embalmers 240 $13.02 $16.29 $33,880 11.9 %
39-4021 Funeral Attendants 360 $7.66 $7.70 $16,020 3.3 %
39-5011 Barbers 140 $13.28 $14.59 $30,340 12.5 %
39-5012 Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists 3,550 $8.94 $11.14 $23,170 6.0 %
39-5092 Manicurists and Pedicurists 240 $11.63 $11.10 $23,090 3.1 %
39-5093 Shampooers 30 $7.93 $7.82 $16,270 2.9 %
39-5094 Skin Care Specialists (6) $12.05 $11.53 $23,990 7.2 %
39-6011 Baggage Porters and Bellhops 310 $6.60 $6.96 $14,480 3.0 %
39-6012 Concierges 150 $7.77 $7.87 $16,370 2.7 %
39-6021 Tour Guides and Escorts 310 $8.01 $8.82 $18,350 4.6 %
39-6022 Travel Guides 30 $9.11 $10.83 $22,520 6.5 %
39-9011 Child Care Workers 9,800 $7.43 $7.56 $15,720 1.3 %
39-9021 Personal and Home Care Aides 2,320 $7.59 $7.65 $15,910 1.9 %
39-9031 Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors 960 $8.91 $11.82 $24,580 6.5 %
39-9032 Recreation Workers 2,220 $8.54 $9.74 $20,250 2.2 %
39-9041 Residential Advisors 1,180 $9.65 $9.77 $20,330 1.9 %
Sales and Related Occupations top
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 171,900 $8.83 $12.75 $26,510 1.2 %
41-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Retail Sales Workers 16,660 $12.52 $14.88 $30,960 2.0 %
41-1012 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Non-Retail Sales Workers 3,250 $21.97 $25.42 $52,870 2.9 %
41-2011 Cashiers 50,300 $6.97 $7.35 $15,280 0.7 %
41-2021 Counter and Rental Clerks 6,070 $7.15 $8.62 $17,920 2.0 %
41-2022 Parts Salespersons 3,490 $11.18 $11.71 $24,350 2.5 %
41-2031 Retail Salespersons 51,270 $8.23 $9.83 $20,460 1.6 %
41-3011 Advertising Sales Agents 1,410 $14.47 $16.96 $35,270 3.9 %
41-3021 Insurance Sales Agents 2,780 $16.29 $22.97 $47,770 8.2 %
41-3031 Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents 2,290 $19.50 $26.49 $55,100 8.7 %
41-3041 Travel Agents 520 $11.04 $11.57 $24,070 2.5 %
41-4011 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products 5,670 $29.87 $32.78 $68,180 3.5 %
41-4012 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 16,110 $19.48 $22.88 $47,580 2.1 %
41-9011 Demonstrators and Product Promoters 1,010 $10.74 $12.87 $26,760 6.6 %
41-9022 Real Estate Sales Agents 1,850 $13.77 $14.69 $30,550 4.6 %
41-9031 Sales Engineers 350 $26.84 $28.34 $58,960 2.6 %
41-9041 Telemarketers 3,330 $8.62 $10.01 $20,820 3.5 %
41-9091 Door-To-Door Sales Workers, News and Street Vendors, and Related Workers 570 $15.19 $15.75 $32,760 3.4 %
Office and Administrative Support Occupations top
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 286,920 $11.18 $12.10 $25,160 0.4 %
43-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Office and Administrative Support Workers 17,720 $16.17 $17.41 $36,200 0.7 %
43-2011 Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service 2,560 $9.63 $9.81 $20,410 1.1 %
43-3011 Bill and Account Collectors 5,540 $11.52 $12.00 $24,970 1.5 %
43-3021 Billing and Posting Clerks and Machine Operators 10,310 $11.58 $11.94 $24,830 1.5 %
43-3031 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 21,930 $11.68 $12.27 $25,520 0.7 %
43-3051 Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks 2,900 $12.54 $12.83 $26,680 1.0 %
43-3061 Procurement Clerks 950 $13.84 $13.95 $29,010 1.4 %
43-3071 Tellers 8,100 $9.29 $9.49 $19,740 1.1 %
43-4011 Brokerage Clerks (6) $13.33 $13.64 $28,370 1.7 %
43-4021 Correspondence Clerks 190 $13.13 $13.09 $27,230 2.9 %
43-4041 Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks 600 $12.36 $13.54 $28,150 4.0 %
43-4051 Customer Service Representatives 23,970 $11.38 $12.01 $24,990 1.5 %
43-4061 Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs 460 $16.36 $17.33 $36,040 2.5 %
43-4071 File Clerks 2,870 $9.26 $9.64 $20,060 2.1 %
43-4081 Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks 2,520 $7.72 $7.70 $16,010 1.5 %
43-4111 Interviewers, Except Eligibility and Loan 3,080 $9.98 $10.21 $21,230 1.3 %
43-4121 Library Assistants, Clerical 970 $7.95 $8.55 $17,780 2.7 %
43-4131 Loan Interviewers and Clerks 2,290 $11.10 $11.55 $24,010 4.2 %
43-4141 New Accounts Clerks 710 $11.17 $12.01 $24,970 2.7 %
43-4151 Order Clerks 4,140 $11.60 $11.83 $24,610 1.2 %
43-4161 Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping 1,710 $13.49 $14.13 $29,400 1.4 %
43-4171 Receptionists and Information Clerks 14,300 $9.49 $9.54 $19,840 1.1 %
43-4181 Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks 2,430 $12.60 $14.49 $30,130 6.0 %
43-5011 Cargo and Freight Agents 1,600 $13.57 $14.92 $31,040 4.3 %
43-5021 Couriers and Messengers 2,480 $8.79 $9.11 $18,950 2.6 %
43-5031 Police, Fire, and Ambulance Dispatchers 1,400 $10.78 $11.08 $23,040 2.3 %
43-5032 Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance 2,270 $13.63 $14.09 $29,310 1.9 %
43-5041 Meter Readers, Utilities 810 $11.51 $12.62 $26,240 2.8 %
43-5051 Postal Service Clerks 1,040 $19.01 $18.63 $38,750 0.9 %
43-5052 Postal Service Mail Carriers 4,730 $18.77 $18.69 $38,870 0.8 %
43-5053 Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and Processing Machine Operators 2,170 $18.09 $16.52 $34,350 1.9 %
43-5061 Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks 3,650 $15.59 $16.24 $33,780 1.1 %
43-5071 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks 10,190 $11.25 $11.91 $24,770 0.8 %
43-5081 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 23,670 $9.15 $9.82 $20,430 1.1 %
43-5111 Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping 1,110 $11.18 $11.85 $24,650 2.8 %
43-6011 Executive Secretaries and Administrative Assistants 18,700 $14.09 $14.82 $30,830 1.0 %
43-6012 Legal Secretaries 2,120 $14.50 $14.41 $29,970 2.0 %
43-6013 Medical Secretaries 4,260 $10.73 $11.03 $22,930 1.6 %
43-6014 Secretaries, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 23,940 $10.34 $10.78 $22,420 0.9 %
43-9011 Computer Operators 1,190 $13.87 $14.86 $30,910 1.8 %
43-9021 Data Entry Keyers 5,380 $9.51 $9.83 $20,440 2.8 %
43-9022 Word Processors and Typists 880 $11.78 $12.10 $25,170 2.6 %
43-9031 Desktop Publishers 420 $12.94 $14.05 $29,230 6.9 %
43-9041 Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks 1,680 $14.01 $14.84 $30,860 2.5 %
43-9051 Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service 1,870 $10.27 $10.77 $22,400 2.2 %
43-9061 Office Clerks, General 27,660 $9.89 $10.27 $21,360 0.9 %
43-9071 Office Machine Operators, Except Computer 810 $10.31 $10.73 $22,310 3.1 %
43-9081 Proofreaders and Copy Markers 300 $10.66 $11.08 $23,050 2.0 %
43-9111 Statistical Assistants 90 $23.81 $23.30 $48,460 4.0 %
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations top
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 5,400 $9.01 $10.07 $20,940 2.4 %
45-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers 300 $16.10 $17.16 $35,690 3.2 %
45-2021 Animal Breeders 240 $10.18 $10.07 $20,950 3.9 %
45-2041 Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products 380 $8.34 $9.50 $19,770 7.8 %
45-2091 Agricultural Equipment Operators 40 $11.26 $12.30 $25,590 8.2 %
45-2092 Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse 280 $9.38 $9.46 $19,670 3.8 %
45-2093 Farmworkers, Farm and Ranch Animals 3,320 $8.56 $8.91 $18,540 2.2 %
45-4021 Fallers 130 $11.86 $11.35 $23,600 4.6 %
45-4022 Logging Equipment Operators 270 $10.56 $10.54 $21,920 6.5 %
45-4023 Log Graders and Scalers 150 $13.27 $14.08 $29,290 5.1 %
Construction and Extraction Occupations top
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 86,100 $14.84 $15.79 $32,850 1.0 %
47-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 8,430 $21.38 $22.54 $46,880 1.4 %
47-2021 Brickmasons and Blockmasons 1,470 $17.24 $16.99 $35,330 8.6 %
47-2022 Stonemasons (6) $12.15 $12.41 $25,800 6.1 %
47-2031 Carpenters 8,560 $14.98 $15.31 $31,850 1.6 %
47-2041 Carpet Installers 210 $13.38 $13.75 $28,600 6.0 %
47-2042 Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles 40 $15.83 $15.66 $32,570 6.7 %
47-2043 Floor Sanders and Finishers (6) $13.99 $12.87 $26,770 17.1 %
47-2044 Tile and Marble Setters 180 $18.63 $20.91 $43,480 8.4 %
47-2051 Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers 2,010 $12.95 $13.86 $28,820 3.0 %
47-2061 Construction Laborers 12,460 $10.95 $11.65 $24,240 1.8 %
47-2071 Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators 1,050 $12.32 $13.26 $27,580 3.1 %
47-2073 Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators 10,390 $15.25 $15.70 $32,650 2.2 %
47-2081 Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers 900 $14.96 $16.83 $35,010 8.4 %
47-2082 Tapers 230 $16.49 $16.24 $33,770 3.6 %
47-2111 Electricians 7,570 $19.00 $19.31 $40,160 1.9 %
47-2121 Glaziers 510 $13.32 $13.81 $28,730 4.9 %
47-2130 Insulation Workers 360 $13.71 $15.49 $32,220 7.0 %
47-2141 Painters, Construction and Maintenance 2,370 $12.51 $13.05 $27,140 2.4 %
47-2142 Paperhangers 90 $15.75 $14.89 $30,970 4.4 %
47-2151 Pipelayers 540 $14.15 $15.01 $31,230 3.9 %
47-2152 Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 5,890 $21.25 $20.35 $42,330 3.7 %
47-2161 Plasterers and Stucco Masons (6) $10.59 $11.34 $23,600 3.7 %
47-2171 Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers 230 $21.08 $20.58 $42,800 3.5 %
47-2181 Roofers 1,190 $13.50 $13.96 $29,040 2.4 %
47-2211 Sheet Metal Workers 2,540 $14.58 $15.93 $33,140 2.8 %
47-2221 Structural Iron and Steel Workers 980 $19.49 $18.88 $39,270 4.1 %
47-3011 Helpers—Brickmasons, Blockmasons, Stonemasons, and Tile and Marble Setters 780 $11.55 $12.45 $25,890 5.3 %
47-3012 Helpers—Carpenters 1,190 $8.96 $9.56 $19,870 4.4 %
47-3013 Helpers—Electricians 1,460 $10.15 $10.80 $22,460 3.7 %
47-3014 Helpers—Painters, Paperhangers, Plasterers, and Stucco Masons 100 $8.57 $9.40 $19,560 5.2 %
47-3015 Helpers—Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 1,620 $10.86 $11.40 $23,720 4.0 %
47-3016 Helpers—Roofers 350 $9.29 $9.34 $19,430 4.3 %
47-4011 Construction and Building Inspectors 790 $17.38 $18.61 $38,700 2.7 %
47-4021 Elevator Installers and Repairers 110 $21.19 $20.00 $41,600 8.1 %
47-4031 Fence Erectors 590 $14.44 $13.08 $27,220 6.9 %
47-4041 Hazardous Materials Removal Workers 410 $15.40 $15.40 $32,040 2.1 %
47-4051 Highway Maintenance Workers 2,990 $10.10 $10.51 $21,870 1.2 %
47-4061 Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment Operators 240 $18.13 $18.56 $38,610 4.1 %
47-4071 Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners 140 $11.15 $12.35 $25,690 7.5 %
47-5012 Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas (6) $9.08 $10.15 $21,110 11.2 %
47-5013 Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining 120 $12.16 $12.83 $26,680 5.6 %
47-5021 Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas 340 $13.23 $14.13 $29,390 3.1 %
47-5031 Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters 330 $15.78 $16.10 $33,490 2.4 %
47-5041 Continuous Mining Machine Operators 830 $17.09 $17.35 $36,080 2.4 %
47-5042 Mine Cutting and Channeling Machine Operators 150 $18.03 $18.14 $37,730 3.8 %
47-5061 Roof Bolters, Mining 1,430 $16.88 $17.00 $35,360 1.6 %
47-5071 Roustabouts, Oil and Gas 110 $10.42 $12.67 $26,350 13.6 %
47-5081 Helpers—Extraction Workers 1,070 $14.70 $14.38 $29,900 3.8 %
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations top
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 77,830 $15.47 $16.22 $33,750 0.9 %
49-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers 7,500 $21.00 $21.95 $45,660 1.1 %
49-2011 Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairers 1,710 $13.87 $15.15 $31,510 4.1 %
49-2021 Radio Mechanics 80 $16.22 $16.09 $33,460 5.0 %
49-2022 Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers 1,640 $20.46 $19.69 $40,960 2.3 %
49-2092 Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related Repairers 480 $13.13 $14.50 $30,170 3.7 %
49-2093 Electrical and Electronics Installers and Repairers, Transportation Equipment (6) $19.51 $19.50 $40,570 6.7 %
49-2094 Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment 1,110 $22.09 $21.00 $43,670 3.8 %
49-2095 Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay 150 $22.02 $21.75 $45,240 2.7 %
49-2096 Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor Vehicles (6) $18.14 $17.10 $35,560 6.0 %
49-2097 Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers and Repairers 410 $11.12 $11.87 $24,690 5.2 %
49-2098 Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers 670 $12.30 $13.00 $27,040 4.9 %
49-3011 Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians 960 $21.34 $23.27 $48,390 4.2 %
49-3021 Automotive Body and Related Repairers 2,090 $16.96 $16.84 $35,030 3.1 %
49-3022 Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers 220 $12.95 $14.06 $29,240 10.8 %
49-3023 Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 9,030 $12.20 $12.94 $26,910 2.2 %
49-3031 Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists 4,020 $14.28 $14.77 $30,730 1.6 %
49-3041 Farm Equipment Mechanics 480 $10.87 $11.36 $23,620 4.8 %
49-3042 Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines 2,380 $16.51 $16.48 $34,280 1.4 %
49-3051 Motorboat Mechanics 200 $13.56 $14.51 $30,180 8.1 %
49-3052 Motorcycle Mechanics 250 $9.28 $9.82 $20,420 6.1 %
49-3053 Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics 530 $9.21 $9.90 $20,600 3.8 %
49-3092 Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians 70 $12.70 $13.34 $27,750 4.5 %
49-3093 Tire Repairers and Changers 1,270 $9.69 $9.87 $20,530 2.9 %
49-9011 Mechanical Door Repairers 50 $12.00 $12.63 $26,260 6.8 %
49-9012 Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door 850 $17.05 $17.39 $36,170 4.7 %
49-9021 Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers 2,430 $14.68 $15.74 $32,740 3.2 %
49-9031 Home Appliance Repairers 300 $13.06 $13.52 $28,120 7.4 %
49-9041 Industrial Machinery Mechanics 4,910 $18.62 $18.82 $39,150 1.8 %
49-9042 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 20,620 $13.83 $14.66 $30,500 2.1 %
49-9043 Maintenance Workers, Machinery 1,400 $15.46 $15.68 $32,620 2.3 %
49-9044 Millwrights 1,140 $21.47 $21.07 $43,820 3.6 %
49-9051 Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers 1,930 $21.50 $21.05 $43,780 1.9 %
49-9052 Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers 1,570 $15.66 $15.42 $32,070 2.8 %
49-9062 Medical Equipment Repairers 540 $18.36 $18.13 $37,710 7.2 %
49-9063 Musical Instrument Repairers and Tuners 90 $13.65 $14.97 $31,150 7.7 %
49-9064 Watch Repairers (6) $11.30 $13.01 $27,070 12.1 %
49-9091 Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and Repairers 460 $12.46 $12.82 $26,660 2.8 %
49-9094 Locksmiths and Safe Repairers 180 $13.76 $14.35 $29,840 3.7 %
49-9095 Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers 470 $11.94 $11.92 $24,790 2.6 %
49-9096 Riggers 80 $18.79 $19.12 $39,760 4.8 %
49-9098 Helpers—Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers 1,900 $10.25 $11.20 $23,300 3.4 %
Production Occupations top
Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment (1) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
51-0000 Production Occupations 198,430 $12.64 $13.92 $28,950 2.4 %
51-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Production and Operating Workers 12,550 $19.92 $20.98 $43,640 1.3 %
51-2011 Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems Assemblers 50 $12.68 $12.52 $26,040 6.3 %
51-2021 Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers 510 $9.72 $10.34 $21,500 7.5 %
51-2022 Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers 3,080 $11.98 $12.61 $26,230 3.6 %
51-2031 Engine and Other Machine Assemblers 770 $11.12 $11.94 $24,830 5.7 %
51-2041 Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters 1,550 $13.12 $13.40 $27,880 2.0 %
51-2091 Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators 320 $11.97 $11.78 $24,500 2.6 %
51-2092 Team Assemblers 30,050 $14.50 $15.91 $33,100 7.7 %
51-3011 Bakers 1,400 $9.37 $9.37 $19,480 1.8 %
51-3021 Butchers and Meat Cutters 1,820 $11.34 $11.50 $23,920 1.6 %
51-3022 Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers 2,570 $8.67 $8.98 $18,670 2.2 %
51-3023 Slaughterers and Meat Packers 1,880 $10.74 $10.63 $22,100 1.7 %
51-3091 Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine Operators and Tenders 660 $11.93 $12.21 $25,390 3.1 %
51-3092 Food Batchmakers 1,010 $11.52 $12.03 $25,020 3.6 %
51-3093 Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders 750 $10.92 $11.01 $22,900 3.2 %
51-4011 Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic 2,800 $12.84 $13.33 $27,730 2.2 %
51-4012 Numerical Tool and Process Control Programmers 370 $16.26 $16.92 $35,180 2.5 %
51-4021 Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 2,750 $13.77 $13.47 $28,030 3.4 %
51-4022 Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 660 $12.41 $12.36 $25,700 3.4 %
51-4023 Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 970 $13.46 $13.62 $28,340 4.4 %
51-4031 Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 6,710 $11.00 $11.39 $23,690 1.8 %
51-4032 Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 1,430 $13.32 $13.20 $27,460 3.3 %
51-4033 Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 1,610 $12.17 $12.66 $26,340 2.5 %
51-4034 Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 670 $14.41 $14.08 $29,290 2.4 %
51-4035 Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 300 $12.52 $13.23 $27,510 6.0 %
51-4041 Machinists 4,960 $15.29 $15.45 $32,140 1.8 %
51-4051 Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders 790 $15.39 $15.50 $32,250 3.0 %
51-4052 Pourers and Casters, Metal 310 $14.86 $14.80 $30,780 3.0 %
51-4062 Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic 90 $14.96 $15.32 $31,870 4.1 %
51-4072 Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 4,110 $10.27 $10.88 $22,630 2.9 %
51-4081 Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 5,430 $17.08 $16.31 $33,930 7.7 %
51-4111 Tool and Die Makers 2,470 $19.32 $19.26 $40,060 2.2 %
51-4121 Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers 6,180 $13.49 $13.97 $29,050 1.6 %
51-4122 Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 1,500 $12.92 $13.19 $27,430 2.7 %
51-4191 Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 640 $14.07 $13.92 $28,950 1.6 %
51-4192 Lay-Out Workers, Metal and Plastic 100 $14.64 $14.27 $29,680 2.7 %
51-4193 Plating and Coating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 610 $11.83 $12.65 $26,310 2.8 %
51-4194 Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners 280 $14.50 $15.33 $31,880 2.7 %
51-5011 Bindery Workers 1,720 $11.79 $12.04 $25,050 4.3 %
51-5012 Bookbinders 70 $11.73 $13.22 $27,500 10.0 %
51-5021 Job Printers 540 $11.10 $13.42 $27,910 7.2 %
51-5022 Prepress Technicians and Workers 1,390 $12.59 $13.82 $28,740 3.2 %
51-5023 Printing Machine Operators 3,230 $13.98 $14.77 $30,730 2.3 %
51-6011 Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers 3,270 $7.58 $7.79 $16,200 2.0 %
51-6021 Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials 1,440 $8.28 $8.37 $17,410 3.4 %
51-6031 Sewing Machine Operators 8,700 $9.56 $9.52 $19,810 1.6 %
51-6041 Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers 30 $10.16 $10.08 $20,960 2.3 %
51-6051 Sewers, Hand 370 $8.13 $9.35 $19,460 13.1 %
51-6052 Tailors, Dressmakers, and Custom Sewers 270 $9.35 $9.68 $20,130 3.8 %
51-6062 Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 560 $11.10 $11.41 $23,730 2.9 %
51-6063 Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 300 $10.69 $10.84 $22,550 3.9 %
51-6064 Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders (6) $8.94 $9.13 $19,000 3.7 %
51-6091 Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers (6) $14.99 $14.08 $29,280 3.4 %
51-6092 Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers 130 $10.93 $13.85 $28,810 9.7 %
51-6093 Upholsterers 420 $11.16 $11.38 $23,680 3.2 %
51-7011 Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters 1,820 $10.86 $11.26 $23,430 1.5 %
51-7021 Furniture Finishers 320 $11.79 $11.66 $24,260 2.8 %
51-7031 Model Makers, Wood (6) $10.23 $10.18 $21,170 4.5 %
51-7032 Patternmakers, Wood (6) $11.01 $11.81 $24,560 4.4 %
51-7041 Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood 1,380 $9.59 $9.86 $20,510 2.2 %
51-7042 Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing 2,220 $10.01 $10.64 $22,130 3.7 %
51-8012 Power Distributors and Dispatchers 120 $28.76 $29.07 $60,460 4.3 %
51-8013 Power Plant Operators 390 $23.23 $22.17 $46,100 4.1 %
51-8021 Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators 630 $16.15 $17.37 $36,130 2.9 %
51-8031 Water and Liquid Waste Treatment Plant and System Operators 1,910 $13.52 $14.18 $29,500 2.0 %
51-8091 Chemical Plant and System Operators 1,180 $23.46 $21.67 $45,080 3.5 %
51-8092 Gas Plant Operators 240 $20.82 $21.33 $44,370 3.3 %
51-8093 Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers (6) $21.63 $20.26 $42,130 4.3 %
51-9011 Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders 1,330 $24.50 $23.49 $48,860 2.4 %
51-9012 Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 600 $14.32 $14.84 $30,860 3.7 %
51-9021 Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 670 $13.40 $13.53 $28,140 2.0 %
51-9022 Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand 440 $10.42 $10.89 $22,650 4.2 %
51-9023 Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 2,010 $14.06 $14.15 $29,430 1.7 %
51-9031 Cutters and Trimmers, Hand 580 $14.17 $16.67 $34,680 13.3 %
51-9032 Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 1,650 $13.90 $14.35 $29,840 2.2 %
51-9041 Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 1,310 $13.30 $14.54 $30,240 3.1 %
51-9051 Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders 820 $15.08 $15.76 $32,770 4.2 %
51-9061 Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers 10,070 $12.67 $14.01 $29,140 2.8 %
51-9071 Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers 200 $15.24 $15.22 $31,670 6.0 %
51-9081 Dental Laboratory Technicians 490 $11.28 $13.08 $27,210 3.8 %
51-9082 Medical Appliance Technicians 50 $13.19 $14.14 $29,410 3.8 %
51-9083 Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians 250 $10.18 $10.54 $21,920 3.6 %
51-9111 Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders 7,620 $11.38 $11.83 $24,600 1.6 %
51-9121 Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 2,080 $12.45 $12.87 $26,770 2.6 %
51-9122 Painters, Transportation Equipment 1,640 $20.65 $19.70 $40,980 4.1 %
51-9123 Painting, Coating, and Decorating Workers 350 $10.73 $12.50 $26,000 5.2 %
51-9131 Photographic Process Workers 360 $8.52 $9.06 $18,850 3.6 %
51-9132 Photographic Processing Machine Operators 700 $8.34 $8.70 $18,100 1.6 %
51-9191 Cementing and Gluing Machine Operators and Tenders 210 $10.63 $10.94 $22,760 3.1 %
51-9192 Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders 510 $10.24 $11.09 $23,060 4.2 %
51-9193 Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders 40 $6.65 $7.71 $16,030 11.0 %
51-9194 Etchers and Engravers 40 $11.07 $11.07 $23,020 7.7 %
51-9195 Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic 480 $10.11 $10.39 $21,600 2.8 %
51-9196 Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 2,510 $14.15 $14.22 $29,590 3.6 %
51-9198 Helpers—Production Workers 6,170 $10.99 $11.37 $23,650 2.2 %
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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 156,370 $11.17 $13.30 $27,660 4.4 %
53-1011 Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors 70 $21.08 $21.28 $44,250 3.2 %
53-1021 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers, Hand 2,500 $16.65 $17.32 $36,020 1.6 %
53-1031 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators 3,150 $18.61 $20.09 $41,780 2.1 %
53-2012 Commercial Pilots 140 (4) (4) $49,410 7.3 %
53-2021 Air Traffic Controllers 240 $44.04 $42.54 $88,480 1.6 %
53-3021 Bus Drivers, Transit and Intercity 1,220 $10.56 $11.54 $24,010 6.3 %
53-3022 Bus Drivers, School 8,410 $11.90 $11.94 $24,820 1.8 %
53-3031 Driver/Sales Workers 5,670 $11.24 $12.16 $25,300 4.3 %
53-3032 Truck Drivers, Heavy and Tractor-Trailer 24,940 $14.45 $15.35 $31,930 1.7 %
53-3033 Truck Drivers, Light Or Delivery Services 16,850 $10.69 $11.52 $23,950 2.3 %
53-3041 Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs 1,470 $8.00 $8.44 $17,550 5.1 %
53-4013 Rail Yard Engineers, Dinkey Operators, and Hostlers 70 $16.56 $18.44 $38,360 6.9 %
53-4021 Railroad Brake, Signal, and Switch Operators 400 $22.35 $23.72 $49,340 3.0 %
53-5011 Sailors and Marine Oilers 1,160 $14.52 $15.35 $31,930 6.6 %
53-5021 Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels 620 $25.50 $39.03 $81,190 15.6 %
53-5031 Ship Engineers 140 $32.57 $29.35 $61,050 4.5 %
53-6011 Bridge and Lock Tenders 70 $19.24 $18.65 $38,790 2.5 %
53-6021 Parking Lot Attendants 510 $7.59 $8.05 $16,740 5.6 %
53-6031 Service Station Attendants 1,560 $6.84 $7.25 $15,070 2.8 %
53-6051 Transportation Inspectors 270 $22.43 $24.59 $51,140 7.0 %
53-7011 Conveyor Operators and Tenders 1,750 $12.05 $12.31 $25,600 2.3 %
53-7021 Crane and Tower Operators 1,030 $15.49 $16.06 $33,400 3.3 %
53-7032 Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators 1,200 $12.95 $13.77 $28,640 4.0 %
53-7033 Loading Machine Operators, Underground Mining 510 $15.74 $15.43 $32,090 2.3 %
53-7041 Hoist and Winch Operators 130 $13.76 $14.24 $29,620 4.0 %
53-7051 Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators 12,250 $12.38 $12.86 $26,750 1.2 %
53-7061 Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment 3,980 $7.85 $8.57 $17,820 2.6 %
53-7062 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 34,780 $9.44 $10.25 $21,320 1.7 %
53-7063 Machine Feeders and Offbearers 5,070 $10.41 $10.93 $22,730 2.0 %
53-7064 Packers and Packagers, Hand 15,600 $8.27 $8.78 $18,260 1.6 %
53-7073 Wellhead Pumpers 80 $9.05 $10.05 $20,910 4.8 %
53-7081 Refuse and Recyclable Material Collectors 1,590 $9.78 $10.46 $21,760 2.8 %
53-7111 Shuttle Car Operators 740 $15.99 $15.82 $32,910 1.8 %
53-7121 Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders 330 $14.38 $14.75 $30,680 3.4 %

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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