Occupational Employment Statistics

November 2003 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

NAICS 517200 - Wireless Telecommunications Carriers (except Satellite)

These national industry-specific occupational employment and wage estimates are calculated with data collected from employers of all sizes, in metropolitan and non-metropolitan areas in every State and the District of Columbia, in NAICS 517200 - Wireless Telecommunications Carriers (except Satellite).

These and other data elements, including the 10th, 25th, 75th, and 90th percentile wages are available in the downloadable Excel files (XLS).

NAICS Industry 517200 - Wireless Telecommunications Carriers (except Satellite) is part of: NAICS 517000 - Telecommunications.

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SOC Major Groups in NAICS 517200 - Wireless Telecommunications Carriers (except Satellite):

NAICS 517200 - Wireless Telecommunications Carriers (except Satellite)

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All Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
00-0000 All Occupations 191,220 100.00% $17.83 $21.53 $44,780 1.7 %
Management Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
11-0000 Management Occupations 14,780 7.73% $39.58 $44.11 $91,750 5.5 %
11-1011 Chief Executives 360 0.19% (5) $81.81 $170,150 2.6 %
11-1021 General and Operations Managers 2,490 1.30% $47.68 $51.74 $107,610 4.0 %
11-2011 Advertising and Promotions Managers 210 0.11% $42.45 $44.67 $92,910 5.4 %
11-2021 Marketing Managers 740 0.39% $45.36 $48.10 $100,040 3.0 %
11-2022 Sales Managers 1,660 0.87% $41.58 $45.95 $95,570 2.5 %
11-2031 Public Relations Managers 70 0.04% $50.36 $51.64 $107,410 5.3 %
11-3011 Administrative Services Managers 950 0.50% $32.59 $36.85 $76,640 2.3 %
11-3021 Computer and Information Systems Managers 1,730 0.90% $46.37 $47.35 $98,490 2.7 %
11-3031 Financial Managers 890 0.47% $47.15 $51.28 $106,650 4.0 %
11-3040 Human Resources Managers 420 0.22% $41.79 $46.72 $97,170 5.0 %
11-3051 Industrial Production Managers 30 0.02% $42.86 $46.58 $96,890 7.1 %
11-3061 Purchasing Managers 140 0.07% $39.72 $41.61 $86,560 3.7 %
11-3071 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers 80 0.04% $37.75 $40.73 $84,710 11.8 %
11-9021 Construction Managers 90 0.05% $37.10 $37.29 $77,570 3.3 %
11-9041 Engineering Managers 700 0.37% $47.83 $50.54 $105,130 2.4 %
11-9141 Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers 30 0.02% $30.21 $30.00 $62,390 10.5 %
Business and Financial Operations Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
13-0000 Business and Financial Operations Occupations 10,070 5.27% $25.32 $27.08 $56,330 1.4 %
13-1022 Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products 790 0.41% $22.95 $27.26 $56,690 4.9 %
13-1023 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products 420 0.22% $26.09 $27.93 $58,090 4.0 %
13-1041 Compliance Officers, Except Agriculture, Construction, Health and Safety, and Transportation 510 0.27% $21.77 $24.33 $50,600 3.9 %
13-1051 Cost Estimators 40 0.02% $28.58 $27.51 $57,220 4.1 %
13-1071 Employment, Recruitment, and Placement Specialists 150 0.08% $23.50 $24.78 $51,540 3.5 %
13-1072 Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists 230 0.12% $30.01 $30.90 $64,270 4.8 %
13-1073 Training and Development Specialists 1,320 0.69% $24.48 $25.04 $52,080 1.9 %
13-1111 Management Analysts 800 0.42% $24.99 $26.41 $54,930 3.8 %
13-2011 Accountants and Auditors 2,040 1.07% $24.71 $27.06 $56,280 3.4 %
13-2031 Budget Analysts 160 0.08% $25.59 $25.99 $54,050 3.1 %
13-2041 Credit Analysts 30 0.02% $22.14 $24.76 $51,490 12.5 %
13-2051 Financial Analysts 850 0.44% $28.04 $29.23 $60,790 2.4 %
Computer and Mathematical Science Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
15-0000 Computer and Mathematical Science Occupations 16,310 8.53% $29.69 $30.44 $63,320 1.6 %
15-1021 Computer Programmers 410 0.21% $31.68 $32.05 $66,660 3.4 %
15-1031 Computer Software Engineers, Applications 1,820 0.95% $32.15 $33.99 $70,690 2.9 %
15-1032 Computer Software Engineers, Systems Software 2,470 1.29% $33.59 $34.10 $70,920 1.8 %
15-1041 Computer Support Specialists 2,410 1.26% $19.00 $21.24 $44,190 4.8 %
15-1051 Computer Systems Analysts 2,840 1.49% $32.52 $33.24 $69,140 1.9 %
15-1061 Database Administrators 400 0.21% $28.88 $29.36 $61,080 6.2 %
15-1071 Network and Computer Systems Administrators 2,170 1.13% $31.36 $32.31 $67,210 2.5 %
15-1081 Network Systems and Data Communications Analysts 2,950 1.54% $29.05 $29.45 $61,260 2.7 %
15-2031 Operations Research Analysts 530 0.28% $26.96 $28.41 $59,100 3.6 %
Architecture and Engineering Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
17-0000 Architecture and Engineering Occupations 7,340 3.84% $31.28 $32.31 $67,190 1.6 %
17-2061 Computer Hardware Engineers 300 0.16% $34.24 $35.13 $73,070 3.7 %
17-2071 Electrical Engineers 1,190 0.62% $32.89 $33.35 $69,370 1.4 %
17-2072 Electronics Engineers, Except Computer 4,020 2.10% $33.54 $34.84 $72,470 1.8 %
17-2112 Industrial Engineers 60 0.03% $29.61 $29.85 $62,080 2.6 %
17-3012 Electrical and Electronics Drafters 30 0.02% $20.23 $20.99 $43,660 3.5 %
17-3023 Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technicians 1,210 0.63% $22.24 $22.68 $47,180 2.9 %
Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
19-0000 Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations 1,450 0.76% $33.09 $33.13 $68,900 2.5 %
19-3021 Market Research Analysts 1,420 0.74% $33.26 $33.27 $69,200 2.5 %
Legal Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
23-0000 Legal Occupations 320 0.17% $44.98 $48.89 $101,690 5.0 %
23-1011 Lawyers 170 0.09% $60.36 $63.69 $132,470 4.3 %
23-2011 Paralegals and Legal Assistants 130 0.07% $36.67 $33.87 $70,440 12.6 %
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
27-0000 Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations 620 0.32% $21.74 $23.37 $48,610 4.3 %
27-1014 Multi-Media Artists and Animators 30 0.02% $17.68 $23.70 $49,300 12.0 %
27-3031 Public Relations Specialists 300 0.16% $27.26 $28.45 $59,180 4.2 %
27-3042 Technical Writers 40 0.02% $30.40 $30.24 $62,890 5.6 %
27-4011 Audio and Video Equipment Technicians 90 0.05% $13.88 $15.10 $31,400 12.0 %
27-4013 Radio Operators (7) (7) $16.12 $16.32 $33,940 2.8 %
Protective Service Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
33-0000 Protective Service Occupations 60 0.03% $18.06 $19.44 $40,430 4.4 %
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
37-0000 Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 110 0.06% $10.84 $11.11 $23,110 6.4 %
37-2011 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 100 0.05% $10.80 $11.06 $23,010 6.8 %
Sales and Related Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
41-0000 Sales and Related Occupations 51,930 27.16% $14.91 $18.10 $37,640 2.6 %
41-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Retail Sales Workers 4,660 2.44% $20.13 $21.91 $45,580 2.1 %
41-1012 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Non-Retail Sales Workers 1,880 0.98% $31.73 $33.34 $69,350 2.5 %
41-2011 Cashiers 820 0.43% $8.57 $9.03 $18,790 4.6 %
41-2021 Counter and Rental Clerks 770 0.40% $9.30 $9.75 $20,270 9.2 %
41-2031 Retail Salespersons 17,910 9.37% $10.98 $12.76 $26,530 2.6 %
41-3011 Advertising Sales Agents (7) (7) $14.28 $18.28 $38,020 10.7 %
41-4011 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products 2,980 1.56% $19.90 $23.77 $49,430 5.2 %
41-4012 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 9,270 4.85% $17.31 $19.56 $40,680 5.3 %
41-9011 Demonstrators and Product Promoters (7) (7) $10.22 $12.47 $25,940 9.5 %
41-9031 Sales Engineers 350 0.18% $28.31 $29.47 $61,290 8.6 %
41-9041 Telemarketers 990 0.52% $13.68 $14.52 $30,200 4.4 %
41-9091 Door-To-Door Sales Workers, News and Street Vendors, and Related Workers 310 0.16% $12.59 $12.74 $26,500 11.4 %
Office and Administrative Support Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
43-0000 Office and Administrative Support Occupations 73,640 38.51% $13.92 $15.39 $32,010 3.9 %
43-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Office and Administrative Support Workers 5,600 2.93% $22.51 $22.79 $47,390 1.9 %
43-2011 Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service 1,110 0.58% $7.49 $8.46 $17,590 6.2 %
43-2021 Telephone Operators 4,850 2.54% $11.95 $13.60 $28,290 4.1 %
43-3011 Bill and Account Collectors 3,450 1.80% $13.71 $14.06 $29,250 1.8 %
43-3021 Billing and Posting Clerks and Machine Operators 950 0.50% $15.28 $16.19 $33,670 4.0 %
43-3031 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 2,560 1.34% $14.83 $15.56 $32,360 2.3 %
43-3051 Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks 190 0.10% $15.24 $16.03 $33,350 3.3 %
43-3061 Procurement Clerks 70 0.04% $13.89 $14.55 $30,270 3.7 %
43-4041 Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks 220 0.12% $12.81 $13.53 $28,140 3.9 %
43-4051 Customer Service Representatives 41,490 21.70% $13.51 $15.26 $31,730 6.1 %
43-4071 File Clerks 170 0.09% $8.29 $10.55 $21,940 9.2 %
43-4151 Order Clerks 1,070 0.56% $13.60 $14.42 $29,990 3.8 %
43-4161 Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping 190 0.10% $14.67 $15.95 $33,170 3.3 %
43-4171 Receptionists and Information Clerks 740 0.39% $10.30 $10.76 $22,390 3.4 %
43-5021 Couriers and Messengers 40 0.02% $12.83 $13.91 $28,930 4.2 %
43-5031 Police, Fire, and Ambulance Dispatchers (7) (7) $14.18 $14.14 $29,400 4.3 %
43-5032 Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance 380 0.20% $12.13 $12.22 $25,410 5.8 %
43-5061 Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks 250 0.13% $17.43 $17.96 $37,360 2.6 %
43-5071 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks 820 0.43% $12.17 $12.86 $26,750 3.6 %
43-5081 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 630 0.33% $13.13 $13.63 $28,350 2.0 %
43-6011 Executive Secretaries and Administrative Assistants 2,250 1.18% $17.79 $18.20 $37,850 1.3 %
43-6014 Secretaries, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 950 0.50% $13.97 $14.05 $29,220 2.3 %
43-9011 Computer Operators 60 0.03% $17.81 $18.10 $37,650 6.8 %
43-9021 Data Entry Keyers 180 0.09% $11.86 $12.92 $26,870 8.5 %
43-9051 Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service 40 0.02% $12.93 $14.20 $29,530 5.4 %
43-9061 Office Clerks, General 4,030 2.11% $13.24 $13.24 $27,530 2.7 %
43-9071 Office Machine Operators, Except Computer (7) (7) $9.15 $11.86 $24,660 2.2 %
43-9111 Statistical Assistants 40 0.02% $12.75 $13.25 $27,550 5.0 %
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
49-0000 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 13,910 7.27% $21.31 $21.29 $44,270 2.1 %
49-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers 1,190 0.62% $28.79 $30.24 $62,900 3.1 %
49-2011 Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairers 240 0.13% $18.79 $18.98 $39,480 4.2 %
49-2021 Radio Mechanics 820 0.43% $18.53 $18.84 $39,180 7.5 %
49-2022 Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers 7,040 3.68% $22.66 $22.37 $46,530 1.7 %
49-2094 Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment 1,210 0.63% $19.82 $20.07 $41,740 3.4 %
49-2096 Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor Vehicles 230 0.12% $10.15 $12.01 $24,970 10.0 %
49-2097 Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers and Repairers (7) (7) $10.62 $11.25 $23,390 8.8 %
49-3023 Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics (7) (7) $24.65 $23.24 $48,330 11.4 %
49-9042 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 170 0.09% $13.73 $15.20 $31,620 3.3 %
49-9051 Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers (7) (7) $23.79 $23.50 $48,880 4.6 %
49-9052 Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers 1,460 0.76% $20.12 $19.60 $40,770 5.0 %
49-9098 Helpers—Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers (7) (7) $15.59 $15.18 $31,580 2.4 %
Production Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
51-0000 Production Occupations (7) (7) $17.71 $19.58 $40,720 9.4 %
51-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Production and Operating Workers 50 0.03% $25.91 $28.17 $58,600 10.5 %
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
53-0000 Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 330 0.17% $12.35 $14.69 $30,560 10.6 %
53-3033 Truck Drivers, Light Or Delivery Services (7) (7) $13.59 $19.69 $40,940 3.9 %
53-7062 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 150 0.08% $9.41 $9.64 $20,060 11.6 %

About November 2003 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

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

(1) Estimates for detailed occupations do not sum to the totals because the totals include occupations not shown separately. Estimates do not include self-employed workers.

(2) Annual wages have been calculated by multiplying the hourly mean wage by a "year-round, full-time" hours figure of 2,080 hours; for those occupations where there is not an hourly mean wage published, the annual wage has been directly calculated from the reported survey data.

(3) The relative standard error (RSE) is a measure of the reliability of a survey statistic. The smaller the relative standard error, the more precise the estimate.

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

(7) Estimates not released.



Other OES estimates and related information:

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November 2003 Metropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates (cross-industry estimates)

November 2003 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

Technical notes

List of Occupations in SOC Code Number Order

List of Occupations in Alphabetical Order

Last Modified Date: November 24, 2004

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