Occupational Employment Statistics

What are Percentile Wages?

A percentile wage shows the percentage of workers in an occupation that earn less than a given wage and the percentage that earn more.

The following table provides an example of an occupation's percentile wages:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
Median
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $11.00 $15.00 $20.00 $24.00 $29.00
Annual Wage $22,880 $31,200 $41,600 $49,920 $60,320

The hourly wage estimates in this example indicate that:

The annual wage estimates in this example indicate that:

Last Modified Date: May 7, 2004

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