Occupational Employment Statistics

November 2003 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

NAICS 622100 - General Medical and Surgical Hospitals

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 622100 - General Medical and Surgical Hospitals.

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NAICS Industry 622100 - General Medical and Surgical Hospitals is part of: NAICS 622000 - Hospitals.

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NAICS 622100 - General Medical and Surgical Hospitals

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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 4,747,900 100.00% $17.81 $20.05 $41,710 0.3 %
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 161,620 3.40% $34.09 $37.67 $78,360 0.4 %
11-1011 Chief Executives 6,150 0.13% $68.62 $70.43 $146,500 0.7 %
11-1021 General and Operations Managers 15,490 0.33% $36.22 $41.33 $85,970 0.9 %
11-2011 Advertising and Promotions Managers 330 0.01% $26.89 $30.55 $63,530 2.6 %
11-2021 Marketing Managers 1,430 0.03% $32.01 $34.55 $71,860 1.2 %
11-2022 Sales Managers 110 0.00% $42.06 $46.70 $97,130 4.1 %
11-2031 Public Relations Managers 1,690 0.04% $30.49 $33.57 $69,830 1.0 %
11-3011 Administrative Services Managers 10,490 0.22% $30.77 $32.34 $67,270 0.7 %
11-3021 Computer and Information Systems Managers 5,750 0.12% $37.57 $38.34 $79,740 0.7 %
11-3031 Financial Managers 8,180 0.17% $38.17 $40.90 $85,070 0.6 %
11-3040 Human Resources Managers 6,280 0.13% $32.47 $34.72 $72,210 0.6 %
11-3051 Industrial Production Managers 100 0.00% $31.06 $31.65 $65,830 2.4 %
11-3061 Purchasing Managers 1,740 0.04% $28.20 $29.38 $61,100 0.8 %
11-3071 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers 280 0.01% $31.45 $31.78 $66,090 1.8 %
11-9021 Construction Managers 440 0.01% $38.13 $39.50 $82,160 2.3 %
11-9031 Education Administrators, Preschool and Child Care Center/Program 250 0.01% $21.23 $23.36 $48,580 2.3 %
11-9032 Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School 30 0.00% (4) (4) $87,090 9.7 %
11-9033 Education Administrators, Postsecondary 480 0.01% $27.45 $35.24 $73,290 8.2 %
11-9041 Engineering Managers 520 0.01% $37.51 $35.95 $74,780 3.2 %
11-9051 Food Service Managers 2,220 0.05% $24.26 $25.32 $52,670 0.8 %
11-9081 Lodging Managers 40 0.00% $29.66 $29.89 $62,170 5.6 %
11-9111 Medical and Health Services Managers 81,070 1.71% $33.97 $36.97 $76,890 0.5 %
11-9121 Natural Sciences Managers 340 0.01% $37.08 $39.45 $82,050 2.3 %
11-9141 Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers 200 0.00% $35.55 $34.95 $72,690 1.8 %
11-9151 Social and Community Service Managers 3,540 0.07% $25.90 $27.33 $56,850 0.9 %
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 77,000 1.62% $21.56 $22.66 $47,140 0.4 %
13-1021 Purchasing Agents and Buyers, Farm Products 130 0.00% $16.31 $18.75 $39,000 5.3 %
13-1022 Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products 400 0.01% $17.55 $19.15 $39,820 2.2 %
13-1023 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products 7,570 0.16% $17.67 $18.72 $38,940 0.6 %
13-1031 Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators 400 0.01% $18.57 $20.79 $43,240 3.8 %
13-1041 Compliance Officers, Except Agriculture, Construction, Health and Safety, and Transportation 1,300 0.03% $24.56 $25.64 $53,340 1.0 %
13-1051 Cost Estimators 70 0.00% $23.88 $25.15 $52,320 2.9 %
13-1061 Emergency Management Specialists 730 0.02% $26.02 $27.58 $57,360 4.4 %
13-1071 Employment, Recruitment, and Placement Specialists 4,930 0.10% $20.28 $21.23 $44,150 0.5 %
13-1072 Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists 2,640 0.06% $21.23 $22.00 $45,760 0.5 %
13-1073 Training and Development Specialists 5,890 0.12% $24.04 $24.34 $50,630 0.7 %
13-1111 Management Analysts 4,640 0.10% $25.77 $26.41 $54,930 1.6 %
13-1121 Meeting and Convention Planners 370 0.01% $17.80 $18.69 $38,870 2.0 %
13-2011 Accountants and Auditors 13,110 0.28% $21.76 $22.89 $47,610 0.4 %
13-2031 Budget Analysts 1,460 0.03% $24.59 $25.05 $52,100 0.8 %
13-2041 Credit Analysts 170 0.00% $21.77 $22.36 $46,520 5.0 %
13-2051 Financial Analysts 2,750 0.06% $24.84 $25.67 $53,390 0.8 %
13-2053 Insurance Underwriters 100 0.00% $23.19 $24.43 $50,820 2.4 %
13-2061 Financial Examiners 70 0.00% $18.16 $21.04 $43,750 5.1 %
13-2071 Loan Counselors 360 0.01% $13.95 $14.69 $30,560 1.7 %
Computer and Mathematical Science Occupations top
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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 42,220 0.89% $24.56 $25.25 $52,530 0.6 %
15-1011 Computer and Information Scientists, Research 40 0.00% $23.47 $22.38 $46,550 4.6 %
15-1021 Computer Programmers 3,700 0.08% $27.70 $28.29 $58,840 1.2 %
15-1031 Computer Software Engineers, Applications 4,000 0.08% $28.67 $29.40 $61,150 1.0 %
15-1032 Computer Software Engineers, Systems Software 660 0.01% $30.71 $30.34 $63,100 1.5 %
15-1041 Computer Support Specialists 10,180 0.21% $17.92 $18.65 $38,790 0.5 %
15-1051 Computer Systems Analysts 10,150 0.21% $27.09 $27.48 $57,170 0.6 %
15-1061 Database Administrators 1,670 0.04% $25.40 $26.47 $55,060 1.1 %
15-1071 Network and Computer Systems Administrators 4,760 0.10% $26.93 $27.85 $57,920 1.0 %
15-1081 Network Systems and Data Communications Analysts 3,090 0.07% $25.86 $26.48 $55,090 1.3 %
15-2011 Actuaries 50 0.00% $31.92 $35.29 $73,400 5.3 %
15-2031 Operations Research Analysts 650 0.01% $23.74 $23.87 $49,650 1.2 %
15-2041 Statisticians 670 0.01% $21.18 $22.08 $45,930 8.0 %
15-2091 Mathematical Technicians 60 0.00% $15.03 $16.90 $35,140 8.3 %
Architecture and Engineering Occupations top
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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 4,260 0.09% $24.21 $24.81 $51,610 1.0 %
17-1011 Architects, Except Landscape and Naval 130 0.00% $36.15 $36.53 $75,970 2.4 %
17-2031 Biomedical Engineers 1,390 0.03% $24.61 $25.59 $53,220 1.0 %
17-2051 Civil Engineers 160 0.00% $27.37 $27.96 $58,150 2.2 %
17-2061 Computer Hardware Engineers 50 0.00% $33.40 $33.93 $70,580 3.9 %
17-2071 Electrical Engineers 170 0.00% $29.78 $29.07 $60,470 2.3 %
17-2111 Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors 180 0.00% $23.14 $24.80 $51,590 2.6 %
17-2112 Industrial Engineers 50 0.00% $24.63 $26.69 $55,520 3.5 %
17-2141 Mechanical Engineers 110 0.00% $22.00 $23.38 $48,630 2.7 %
17-2161 Nuclear Engineers 40 0.00% $37.30 $36.82 $76,590 5.0 %
17-3011 Architectural and Civil Drafters 60 0.00% $17.51 $18.87 $39,250 3.0 %
17-3022 Civil Engineering Technicians 30 0.00% $16.92 $17.73 $36,880 4.5 %
17-3023 Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technicians 560 0.01% $23.99 $23.42 $48,710 4.7 %
17-3024 Electro-Mechanical Technicians 80 0.00% $19.89 $19.56 $40,680 10.4 %
17-3027 Mechanical Engineering Technicians 130 0.00% $18.08 $19.50 $40,560 2.7 %
Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations top
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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 24,300 0.51% $23.34 $25.21 $52,440 1.1 %
19-1021 Biochemists and Biophysicists 590 0.01% $28.23 $34.63 $72,030 2.7 %
19-1022 Microbiologists 880 0.02% $23.79 $24.83 $51,640 1.5 %
19-1041 Epidemiologists 410 0.01% $26.97 $28.63 $59,550 1.8 %
19-1042 Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists 6,160 0.13% $26.44 $28.14 $58,530 1.3 %
19-2012 Physicists 750 0.02% $50.69 $50.47 $104,980 1.8 %
19-2031 Chemists 490 0.01% $22.50 $23.91 $49,730 1.9 %
19-2041 Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health 530 0.01% $10.48 $14.22 $29,570 7.5 %
19-3021 Market Research Analysts 780 0.02% $21.63 $23.01 $47,860 1.0 %
19-3031 Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists 4,370 0.09% $28.17 $29.81 $62,010 1.1 %
19-3032 Industrial-Organizational Psychologists 40 0.00% $31.08 $32.11 $66,790 4.7 %
19-3093 Historians 50 0.00% $23.02 $22.86 $47,560 2.8 %
19-4021 Biological Technicians 2,450 0.05% $17.25 $17.92 $37,280 2.2 %
19-4031 Chemical Technicians 410 0.01% $16.05 $16.51 $34,330 10.4 %
19-4091 Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health 890 0.02% $9.89 $11.84 $24,620 5.1 %
Community and Social Services Occupations top
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SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
21-0000 Community and Social Services Occupations 83,820 1.77% $19.68 $19.98 $41,550 0.4 %
21-1011 Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors 3,980 0.08% $18.26 $18.46 $38,400 1.2 %
21-1012 Educational, Vocational, and School Counselors 350 0.01% $16.02 $16.27 $33,840 4.8 %
21-1013 Marriage and Family Therapists 250 0.01% $20.87 $21.75 $45,250 2.7 %
21-1014 Mental Health Counselors 5,700 0.12% $17.63 $18.31 $38,090 1.1 %
21-1015 Rehabilitation Counselors 2,110 0.04% $18.92 $19.42 $40,400 2.2 %
21-1021 Child, Family, and School Social Workers 3,310 0.07% $19.59 $19.57 $40,710 1.6 %
21-1022 Medical and Public Health Social Workers 30,470 0.64% $21.28 $21.65 $45,040 0.4 %
21-1023 Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers 7,240 0.15% $18.35 $19.06 $39,640 1.0 %
21-1091 Health Educators 8,870 0.19% $22.48 $22.32 $46,420 0.8 %
21-1093 Social and Human Service Assistants 7,450 0.16% $12.97 $14.10 $29,340 1.1 %
21-2011 Clergy 5,550 0.12% $19.06 $19.12 $39,780 0.5 %
21-2021 Directors, Religious Activities and Education 110 0.00% $26.45 $24.96 $51,930 2.5 %
Legal Occupations top
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SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
23-0000 Legal Occupations 820 0.02% $28.09 $37.81 $78,630 2.4 %
23-1011 Lawyers 430 0.01% $49.34 $54.61 $113,590 2.3 %
23-2011 Paralegals and Legal Assistants 250 0.01% $20.24 $20.46 $42,550 1.6 %
23-2093 Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers 70 0.00% $15.50 $15.09 $31,380 2.2 %
Education, Training, and Library Occupations top
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SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
25-0000 Education, Training, and Library Occupations 23,950 0.50% $21.64 $24.70 $51,380 4.0 %
25-1042 Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary 280 0.01% (4) (4) $43,360 12.8 %
25-1071 Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary 5,110 0.11% (4) (4) $70,690 4.6 %
25-1072 Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary 3,990 0.08% (4) (4) $63,610 2.0 %
25-1191 Graduate Teaching Assistants 250 0.01% (4) (4) $31,980 5.3 %
25-1194 Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary 100 0.00% $24.00 $25.29 $52,600 5.0 %
25-2011 Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education 2,310 0.05% $10.40 $11.00 $22,880 1.4 %
25-2021 Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education 100 0.00% (4) (4) $24,910 3.9 %
25-2041 Special Education Teachers, Preschool, Kindergarten, and Elementary School 120 0.00% (4) (4) $34,860 7.8 %
25-3021 Self-Enrichment Education Teachers 590 0.01% $17.46 $18.27 $38,000 4.0 %
25-4021 Librarians 1,740 0.04% $19.82 $19.63 $40,840 1.5 %
25-4031 Library Technicians 920 0.02% $11.83 $12.20 $25,380 5.3 %
25-9011 Audio-Visual Collections Specialists 60 0.00% $14.38 $15.90 $33,070 6.5 %
25-9031 Instructional Coordinators 810 0.02% $21.69 $22.57 $46,950 1.5 %
25-9041 Teacher Assistants 1,550 0.03% (4) (4) $20,110 2.3 %
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 8,100 0.17% $18.35 $19.26 $40,060 0.6 %
27-1014 Multi-Media Artists and Animators 90 0.00% $19.62 $21.21 $44,110 5.3 %
27-1023 Floral Designers 50 0.00% $11.29 $11.57 $24,070 3.1 %
27-1024 Graphic Designers 490 0.01% $18.68 $18.92 $39,360 1.2 %
27-1025 Interior Designers 80 0.00% $21.65 $23.46 $48,800 2.8 %
27-2011 Actors 30 0.00% (4) (4) $25,330 8.2 %
27-2012 Producers and Directors 80 0.00% (4) (4) $44,340 13.4 %
27-3031 Public Relations Specialists 3,610 0.08% $19.68 $20.53 $42,700 0.7 %
27-3041 Editors 230 0.00% $22.75 $23.88 $49,660 1.8 %
27-3042 Technical Writers 150 0.00% $22.01 $23.33 $48,520 4.1 %
27-3043 Writers and Authors 190 0.00% $24.40 $24.71 $51,390 2.0 %
27-3091 Interpreters and Translators 1,570 0.03% $15.79 $16.34 $33,990 1.5 %
27-4011 Audio and Video Equipment Technicians 320 0.01% $17.17 $17.36 $36,100 1.3 %
27-4021 Photographers 270 0.01% $18.92 $18.63 $38,750 1.4 %
27-4031 Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Motion Picture 30 0.00% $18.31 $18.16 $37,780 3.6 %
27-4032 Film and Video Editors 40 0.00% $10.49 $13.52 $28,130 15.4 %
Healthcare Practitioner and Technical Occupations top
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SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
29-0000 Healthcare Practitioner and Technical Occupations 2,473,190 52.09% $22.74 $24.44 $50,840 0.3 %
29-1011 Chiropractors 280 0.01% $21.34 $28.00 $58,240 6.1 %
29-1020 Dentists 1,200 0.03% $40.60 $45.71 $95,080 4.2 %
29-1031 Dietitians and Nutritionists 16,270 0.34% $20.85 $21.26 $44,210 0.3 %
29-1041 Optometrists 270 0.01% $44.09 $47.45 $98,690 3.3 %
29-1051 Pharmacists 49,870 1.05% $39.68 $38.74 $80,590 0.2 %
29-1061 Anesthesiologists 2,680 0.06% $62.83 $64.91 $135,020 2.3 %
29-1062 Family and General Practitioners 17,360 0.37% $61.39 $61.07 $127,030 2.3 %
29-1063 Internists, General 8,020 0.17% $62.44 $62.27 $129,530 4.2 %
29-1064 Obstetricians and Gynecologists 2,000 0.04% (5) $72.89 $151,620 2.6 %
29-1065 Pediatricians, General 3,950 0.08% $66.27 $66.34 $137,990 3.6 %
29-1066 Psychiatrists 3,130 0.07% $58.86 $59.90 $124,590 2.5 %
29-1067 Surgeons 3,470 0.07% (5) $68.57 $142,630 4.4 %
29-1071 Physician Assistants 14,150 0.30% $33.13 $32.59 $67,790 1.0 %
29-1081 Podiatrists 410 0.01% $41.49 $43.48 $90,430 4.5 %
29-1111 Registered Nurses 1,314,520 27.69% $25.10 $25.86 $53,790 0.3 %
29-1121 Audiologists 1,360 0.03% $25.80 $26.72 $55,570 1.0 %
29-1122 Occupational Therapists 21,460 0.45% $26.28 $26.86 $55,880 0.3 %
29-1123 Physical Therapists 42,800 0.90% $28.37 $28.92 $60,150 0.2 %
29-1124 Radiation Therapists 9,250 0.19% $26.55 $27.40 $57,000 1.0 %
29-1125 Recreational Therapists 4,430 0.09% $17.45 $17.88 $37,190 0.7 %
29-1126 Respiratory Therapists 69,770 1.47% $20.29 $20.67 $42,980 0.2 %
29-1127 Speech-Language Pathologists 9,870 0.21% $26.37 $27.47 $57,140 0.4 %
29-1131 Veterinarians 30 0.00% $30.14 $33.65 $70,000 7.8 %
29-2011 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists 89,640 1.89% $21.63 $22.08 $45,940 0.3 %
29-2012 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians 61,100 1.29% $15.03 $15.59 $32,420 0.4 %
29-2021 Dental Hygienists 530 0.01% $23.96 $24.14 $50,200 1.7 %
29-2031 Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians 31,900 0.67% $18.00 $18.43 $38,330 0.4 %
29-2032 Diagnostic Medical Sonographers 23,820 0.50% $24.35 $24.50 $50,970 0.3 %
29-2033 Nuclear Medicine Technologists 12,020 0.25% $25.37 $25.62 $53,290 0.4 %
29-2034 Radiologic Technologists and Technicians 102,110 2.15% $20.49 $20.83 $43,320 0.2 %
29-2041 Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 38,620 0.81% $12.46 $13.30 $27,670 0.9 %
29-2051 Dietetic Technicians 11,310 0.24% $12.19 $12.79 $26,600 0.9 %
29-2052 Pharmacy Technicians 45,550 0.96% $12.72 $13.08 $27,210 0.3 %
29-2053 Psychiatric Technicians 10,070 0.21% $12.15 $12.98 $26,990 1.1 %
29-2054 Respiratory Therapy Technicians 22,000 0.46% $17.37 $17.72 $36,850 0.5 %
29-2055 Surgical Technologists 56,120 1.18% $15.63 $15.99 $33,250 0.4 %
29-2056 Veterinary Technologists and Technicians 190 0.00% $13.61 $14.36 $29,870 2.8 %
29-2061 Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 177,200 3.73% $15.31 $15.65 $32,550 0.4 %
29-2071 Medical Records and Health Information Technicians 53,930 1.14% $12.55 $13.52 $28,120 0.3 %
29-2081 Opticians, Dispensing 390 0.01% $16.48 $16.91 $35,170 1.7 %
29-2091 Orthotists and Prosthetists 800 0.02% $19.64 $20.59 $42,830 2.1 %
29-9010 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists and Technicians 4,260 0.09% $20.45 $20.38 $42,390 3.1 %
29-9091 Athletic Trainers 1,990 0.04% (4) (4) $35,630 0.8 %
Healthcare Support Occupations top
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SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
31-0000 Healthcare Support Occupations 610,820 12.87% $10.91 $11.52 $23,970 0.3 %
31-1011 Home Health Aides 18,180 0.38% $9.54 $10.03 $20,860 1.2 %
31-1012 Nursing Aides, Orderlies, and Attendants 360,560 7.59% $10.36 $10.70 $22,260 0.3 %
31-1013 Psychiatric Aides 5,660 0.12% $11.12 $11.60 $24,120 1.4 %
31-2011 Occupational Therapist Assistants 4,290 0.09% $17.42 $17.62 $36,650 0.6 %
31-2012 Occupational Therapist Aides 1,500 0.03% $11.88 $13.21 $27,480 4.3 %
31-2021 Physical Therapist Assistants 16,700 0.35% $17.89 $17.93 $37,300 0.3 %
31-2022 Physical Therapist Aides 9,940 0.21% $10.06 $10.57 $21,990 0.5 %
31-9011 Massage Therapists 630 0.01% $17.70 $19.33 $40,200 1.6 %
31-9091 Dental Assistants 1,440 0.03% $14.21 $14.22 $29,580 1.0 %
31-9092 Medical Assistants 51,430 1.08% $11.95 $12.38 $25,740 0.5 %
31-9093 Medical Equipment Preparers 26,530 0.56% $11.53 $12.01 $24,980 0.4 %
31-9094 Medical Transcriptionists 39,310 0.83% $13.57 $13.92 $28,950 0.3 %
31-9095 Pharmacy Aides 4,550 0.10% $11.50 $11.97 $24,900 1.0 %
31-9096 Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers 270 0.01% $11.04 $11.91 $24,770 4.6 %
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 37,250 0.78% $12.19 $13.01 $27,070 0.9 %
33-1012 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Police and Detectives 120 0.00% $22.50 $22.66 $47,130 4.1 %
33-2011 Fire Fighters 40 0.00% $17.69 $18.61 $38,700 5.2 %
33-3041 Parking Enforcement Workers 40 0.00% $8.69 $10.72 $22,300 5.9 %
33-9021 Private Detectives and Investigators 190 0.00% $26.66 $26.16 $54,410 3.1 %
33-9032 Security Guards 32,810 0.69% $11.78 $12.27 $25,530 0.5 %
Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations top
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SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
35-0000 Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations 139,120 2.93% $9.38 $10.00 $20,810 0.3 %
35-1011 Chefs and Head Cooks 680 0.01% $18.24 $18.71 $38,920 1.1 %
35-1012 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 9,870 0.21% $14.17 $14.80 $30,790 0.4 %
35-2011 Cooks, Fast Food 40 0.00% $10.44 $10.87 $22,600 3.7 %
35-2012 Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria 29,880 0.63% $10.26 $10.64 $22,140 0.3 %
35-2015 Cooks, Short Order 630 0.01% $10.11 $10.63 $22,110 2.1 %
35-2021 Food Preparation Workers 37,670 0.79% $8.62 $9.16 $19,050 0.5 %
35-3021 Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food 9,920 0.21% $9.59 $9.92 $20,640 0.9 %
35-3022 Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop 4,220 0.09% $8.86 $9.18 $19,090 0.7 %
35-3031 Waiters and Waitresses 120 0.00% $9.59 $9.74 $20,260 2.5 %
35-3041 Food Servers, Nonrestaurant 35,230 0.74% $8.85 $9.26 $19,260 0.5 %
35-9011 Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers 3,210 0.07% $8.16 $8.39 $17,450 0.9 %
35-9021 Dishwashers 2,800 0.06% $8.15 $8.55 $17,770 1.1 %
35-9031 Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop 760 0.02% $9.59 $10.01 $20,820 1.8 %
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 181,980 3.83% $9.32 $9.90 $20,590 0.4 %
37-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Housekeeping and Janitorial Workers 8,780 0.18% $14.68 $15.53 $32,310 0.5 %
37-1012 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers 770 0.02% $13.61 $14.38 $29,920 2.8 %
37-2011 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 50,180 1.06% $9.64 $9.99 $20,780 0.6 %
37-2012 Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 117,840 2.48% $8.91 $9.36 $19,480 0.4 %
37-3011 Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers 3,270 0.07% $10.52 $11.04 $22,960 0.6 %
37-3012 Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation 110 0.00% $8.96 $9.25 $19,230 3.2 %
Personal Care and 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)
39-0000 Personal Care and Service Occupations 21,530 0.45% $9.97 $11.20 $23,290 1.0 %
39-1021 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Personal Service Workers 750 0.02% $16.74 $17.76 $36,940 1.4 %
39-3093 Locker Room, Coatroom, and Dressing Room Attendants 60 0.00% $8.34 $9.02 $18,760 5.7 %
39-5012 Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists 140 0.00% $11.14 $12.95 $26,930 6.9 %
39-6011 Baggage Porters and Bellhops 190 0.00% $9.23 $9.95 $20,690 4.8 %
39-6012 Concierges 90 0.00% $10.67 $11.34 $23,590 2.7 %
39-6032 Transportation Attendants, Except Flight Attendants and Baggage Porters 100 0.00% $10.27 $10.81 $22,470 4.5 %
39-9011 Child Care Workers 5,460 0.12% $8.61 $8.96 $18,640 0.8 %
39-9021 Personal and Home Care Aides 3,620 0.08% $8.31 $8.70 $18,090 1.4 %
39-9031 Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors 4,590 0.10% $14.26 $14.93 $31,050 1.7 %
39-9032 Recreation Workers 2,660 0.06% $10.44 $11.00 $22,880 0.8 %
39-9041 Residential Advisors 690 0.01% $12.38 $12.78 $26,580 2.8 %
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 12,100 0.25% $11.02 $12.74 $26,500 1.2 %
41-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Retail Sales Workers 880 0.02% $16.56 $17.16 $35,690 1.0 %
41-1012 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Non-Retail Sales Workers 110 0.00% $24.79 $25.80 $53,660 4.2 %
41-2011 Cashiers 8,580 0.18% $10.25 $10.69 $22,230 0.6 %
41-2021 Counter and Rental Clerks 40 0.00% $8.37 $9.37 $19,480 5.5 %
41-2031 Retail Salespersons 1,000 0.02% $9.54 $10.24 $21,290 1.7 %
41-4011 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products 50 0.00% $22.60 $26.08 $54,250 10.0 %
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 741,410 15.62% $12.40 $13.01 $27,060 0.3 %
43-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Office and Administrative Support Workers 39,780 0.84% $19.30 $19.96 $41,520 0.4 %
43-2011 Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service 23,980 0.51% $10.36 $10.74 $22,340 0.3 %
43-2021 Telephone Operators 1,330 0.03% $12.56 $12.80 $26,630 1.6 %
43-3011 Bill and Account Collectors 21,970 0.46% $12.58 $12.90 $26,840 0.5 %
43-3021 Billing and Posting Clerks and Machine Operators 40,150 0.85% $12.60 $12.87 $26,770 0.3 %
43-3031 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 28,750 0.61% $13.25 $13.63 $28,340 0.5 %
43-3051 Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks 5,620 0.12% $14.23 $14.46 $30,070 0.5 %
43-3061 Procurement Clerks 3,100 0.07% $12.78 $13.04 $27,110 0.6 %
43-3071 Tellers 190 0.00% $10.98 $11.26 $23,420 3.3 %
43-4021 Correspondence Clerks 500 0.01% $11.82 $12.21 $25,400 1.4 %
43-4041 Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks 1,330 0.03% $16.00 $15.91 $33,100 0.9 %
43-4051 Customer Service Representatives 25,690 0.54% $12.44 $13.00 $27,040 0.8 %
43-4061 Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs 1,330 0.03% $15.30 $15.80 $32,860 3.9 %
43-4071 File Clerks 22,750 0.48% $10.30 $10.82 $22,510 0.5 %
43-4081 Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks 80 0.00% $10.71 $11.13 $23,160 2.9 %
43-4111 Interviewers, Except Eligibility and Loan 73,930 1.56% $11.71 $11.95 $24,850 0.3 %
43-4121 Library Assistants, Clerical 900 0.02% $11.28 $11.63 $24,190 1.3 %
43-4131 Loan Interviewers and Clerks 260 0.01% $12.95 $13.08 $27,200 1.2 %
43-4151 Order Clerks 870 0.02% $11.34 $11.86 $24,670 1.5 %
43-4161 Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping 8,800 0.19% $13.84 $14.19 $29,510 0.4 %
43-4171 Receptionists and Information Clerks 42,520 0.90% $10.89 $11.28 $23,470 0.5 %
43-5021 Couriers and Messengers 6,960 0.15% $9.90 $10.24 $21,300 1.0 %
43-5031 Police, Fire, and Ambulance Dispatchers 1,190 0.03% $12.52 $13.04 $27,130 1.5 %
43-5032 Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance 1,120 0.02% $12.40 $12.75 $26,530 1.0 %
43-5061 Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks 4,970 0.10% $13.99 $14.77 $30,720 1.1 %
43-5071 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks 4,820 0.10% $11.11 $11.61 $24,150 0.7 %
43-5081 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 24,890 0.52% $11.31 $11.77 $24,480 0.5 %
43-5111 Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping 190 0.00% $12.41 $13.13 $27,320 2.6 %
43-6011 Executive Secretaries and Administrative Assistants 38,330 0.81% $16.13 $16.68 $34,700 0.5 %
43-6012 Legal Secretaries 150 0.00% $13.16 $14.07 $29,270 5.8 %
43-6013 Medical Secretaries 80,260 1.69% $12.36 $12.72 $26,470 0.4 %
43-6014 Secretaries, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 69,710 1.47% $12.74 $13.08 $27,200 0.5 %
43-9011 Computer Operators 6,480 0.14% $13.78 $14.23 $29,590 0.7 %
43-9021 Data Entry Keyers 6,460 0.14% $11.50 $11.97 $24,900 0.6 %
43-9022 Word Processors and Typists 4,620 0.10% $13.20 $13.12 $27,280 1.3 %
43-9031 Desktop Publishers 70 0.00% $17.78 $17.29 $35,960 3.7 %
43-9041 Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks 3,050 0.06% $12.98 $13.38 $27,830 1.3 %
43-9051 Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service 2,190 0.05% $11.68 $11.89 $24,730 0.8 %
43-9061 Office Clerks, General 115,690 2.44% $11.53 $11.88 $24,710 0.6 %
43-9071 Office Machine Operators, Except Computer 940 0.02% $11.44 $12.13 $25,220 1.4 %
43-9081 Proofreaders and Copy Markers 70 0.00% $11.62 $13.04 $27,130 6.0 %
43-9111 Statistical Assistants 890 0.02% $13.96 $14.34 $29,830 1.4 %
Construction and Extraction Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
47-0000 Construction and Extraction Occupations 13,020 0.27% $19.88 $20.68 $43,020 1.4 %
47-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 970 0.02% $28.55 $28.85 $60,000 3.1 %
47-2011 Boilermakers 180 0.00% $19.73 $20.01 $41,610 2.3 %
47-2021 Brickmasons and Blockmasons 30 0.00% $19.14 $21.33 $44,370 5.3 %
47-2031 Carpenters 2,670 0.06% $19.89 $20.31 $42,250 1.8 %
47-2043 Floor Sanders and Finishers 80 0.00% $12.09 $13.81 $28,720 7.1 %
47-2051 Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers 40 0.00% $26.95 $27.00 $56,150 3.0 %
47-2061 Construction Laborers 410 0.01% $19.29 $18.21 $37,880 4.1 %
47-2073 Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators 40 0.00% $11.80 $12.60 $26,210 5.1 %
47-2111 Electricians 3,370 0.07% $20.26 $20.89 $43,440 0.6 %
47-2141 Painters, Construction and Maintenance 2,110 0.04% $17.97 $18.89 $39,300 2.3 %
47-2142 Paperhangers 30 0.00% $17.27 $18.50 $38,480 2.9 %
47-2152 Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 2,110 0.04% $20.11 $21.15 $43,990 1.0 %
47-2161 Plasterers and Stucco Masons 80 0.00% $21.43 $21.01 $43,690 2.3 %
47-2211 Sheet Metal Workers 60 0.00% $29.34 $26.39 $54,880 6.8 %
47-3012 Helpers—Carpenters 50 0.00% $9.76 $10.57 $21,990 4.2 %
47-3013 Helpers—Electricians 90 0.00% $20.84 $19.01 $39,530 4.0 %
47-4041 Hazardous Materials Removal Workers 50 0.00% $12.94 $13.75 $28,590 3.6 %
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 48,450 1.02% $16.03 $16.61 $34,550 0.3 %
49-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers 3,050 0.06% $23.27 $23.76 $49,410 0.5 %
49-2011 Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairers 330 0.01% $19.42 $19.02 $39,560 1.4 %
49-2022 Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers 570 0.01% $19.55 $19.72 $41,010 1.5 %
49-2092 Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related Repairers 60 0.00% $15.28 $16.77 $34,870 7.1 %
49-2094 Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment 120 0.00% $20.75 $21.15 $43,990 4.5 %
49-2098 Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers 40 0.00% $20.40 $20.21 $42,030 3.9 %
49-3011 Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians 30 0.00% $22.20 $22.57 $46,950 3.6 %
49-3023 Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 150 0.00% $17.37 $17.57 $36,540 1.6 %
49-3031 Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists 40 0.00% $12.17 $13.19 $27,440 6.2 %
49-9021 Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers 3,030 0.06% $18.08 $18.52 $38,520 1.2 %
49-9041 Industrial Machinery Mechanics 350 0.01% $16.61 $16.53 $34,380 2.2 %
49-9042 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 32,710 0.69% $15.00 $15.25 $31,720 0.3 %
49-9043 Maintenance Workers, Machinery 550 0.01% $15.54 $15.91 $33,090 1.6 %
49-9052 Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers 60 0.00% $16.47 $17.38 $36,140 3.1 %
49-9061 Camera and Photographic Equipment Repairers 30 0.00% $13.56 $13.51 $28,100 5.8 %
49-9062 Medical Equipment Repairers 5,500 0.12% $19.83 $19.86 $41,320 0.8 %
49-9092 Commercial Divers 50 0.00% $13.67 $14.30 $29,740 4.0 %
49-9094 Locksmiths and Safe Repairers 230 0.00% $19.58 $19.43 $40,410 1.2 %
49-9098 Helpers—Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers 620 0.01% $11.28 $11.69 $24,310 2.3 %
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 27,220 0.57% $11.28 $13.74 $28,580 0.7 %
51-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Production and Operating Workers 1,430 0.03% $20.65 $21.51 $44,750 1.5 %
51-2022 Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers 60 0.00% $10.03 $10.14 $21,100 4.9 %
51-3011 Bakers 400 0.01% $11.66 $12.12 $25,210 1.4 %
51-4041 Machinists 50 0.00% $23.34 $22.86 $47,540 2.9 %
51-5021 Job Printers 370 0.01% $14.97 $15.46 $32,170 1.8 %
51-5022 Prepress Technicians and Workers 50 0.00% $14.41 $14.12 $29,370 2.3 %
51-5023 Printing Machine Operators 260 0.01% $13.88 $14.20 $29,530 1.2 %
51-6011 Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers 15,550 0.33% $9.08 $9.53 $19,810 0.6 %
51-6021 Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials 250 0.01% $9.72 $10.17 $21,150 2.6 %
51-6031 Sewing Machine Operators 60 0.00% $12.43 $12.30 $25,590 2.8 %
51-6051 Sewers, Hand 30 0.00% $12.41 $12.82 $26,660 3.4 %
51-6052 Tailors, Dressmakers, and Custom Sewers 40 0.00% $10.88 $11.14 $23,160 2.8 %
51-8013 Power Plant Operators 350 0.01% $18.91 $19.19 $39,920 2.2 %
51-8021 Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators 6,500 0.14% $20.73 $21.56 $44,840 0.7 %
51-9051 Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders 70 0.00% $15.58 $15.80 $32,860 3.1 %
51-9061 Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers 50 0.00% $18.89 $17.80 $37,020 4.7 %
51-9082 Medical Appliance Technicians 320 0.01% $14.54 $15.87 $33,010 2.5 %
51-9083 Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians 220 0.00% $16.99 $17.31 $36,000 2.1 %
51-9131 Photographic Process Workers 270 0.01% $10.64 $11.25 $23,390 2.1 %
51-9132 Photographic Processing Machine Operators 80 0.00% $9.98 $10.37 $21,580 4.4 %
51-9198 Helpers—Production Workers 120 0.00% $9.82 $11.46 $23,840 7.7 %
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 15,690 0.33% $10.67 $11.66 $24,250 1.0 %
53-1021 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers, Hand 230 0.00% $17.78 $19.02 $39,560 2.5 %
53-1031 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators 540 0.01% $19.03 $19.31 $40,160 1.2 %
53-2012 Commercial Pilots 100 0.00% (4) (4) $54,480 2.8 %
53-3011 Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians 2,330 0.05% $9.68 $10.19 $21,190 1.3 %
53-3022 Bus Drivers, School 260 0.01% $10.57 $11.49 $23,910 4.8 %
53-3032 Truck Drivers, Heavy and Tractor-Trailer 100 0.00% $15.82 $15.43 $32,090 2.8 %
53-3033 Truck Drivers, Light Or Delivery Services 1,490 0.03% $10.57 $11.30 $23,510 1.4 %
53-3041 Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs 2,840 0.06% $9.96 $10.35 $21,530 1.1 %
53-6021 Parking Lot Attendants 1,780 0.04% $9.53 $10.10 $21,000 1.2 %
53-7051 Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators 40 0.00% $12.20 $12.32 $25,630 3.9 %
53-7062 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 4,320 0.09% $11.20 $11.91 $24,780 2.3 %
53-7064 Packers and Packagers, Hand 50 0.00% $8.99 $9.38 $19,500 3.3 %
53-7081 Refuse and Recyclable Material Collectors 80 0.00% $10.29 $10.58 $22,000 4.3 %

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.

(4) Hourly wage rates for occupations where workers typically work fewer than 2,080 hours per year are not available.

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



Other OES estimates and related information:

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

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

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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