Occupational Employment Statistics

November 2003 Metropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

Boston, MA-NH PMSA


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

These estimates are calculated with data collected from employers in all industry sectors in the Boston, MA-NH PMSA, a primary metropolitan statistical area that includes parts of Massachusetts and New Hampshire. These and other data elements, including the 10th, 25th, 75th, and 90th percentile wages are available in the downloadable Excel files (XLS).

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SOC Major Groups in the Boston, MA-NH PMSA:

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All Occupations
Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment (1) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
00-0000 All Occupations 1,899,020 $17.93 $22.68 $47,170 0.9 %
Management Occupations
Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment (1) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
11-0000 Management Occupations 150,480 $41.16 $46.87 $97,480 0.9 %
11-1011 Chief Executives 12,290 (5) $74.18 $154,290 1.8 %
11-1021 General and Operations Managers 37,750 $43.38 $50.35 $104,740 1.2 %
11-2011 Advertising and Promotions Managers 1,770 $35.78 $41.20 $85,690 3.8 %
11-2021 Marketing Managers 6,150 $50.38 $52.67 $109,560 1.4 %
11-2022 Sales Managers 7,280 $47.86 $52.27 $108,730 1.3 %
11-2031 Public Relations Managers 1,820 $34.92 $40.36 $83,950 3.0 %
11-3011 Administrative Services Managers 6,460 $30.73 $34.66 $72,100 2.5 %
11-3021 Computer and Information Systems Managers 8,490 $48.09 $51.41 $106,930 1.9 %
11-3031 Financial Managers 15,100 $43.76 $48.17 $100,200 1.6 %
11-3040 Human Resources Managers 4,030 $38.34 $42.45 $88,300 2.1 %
11-3051 Industrial Production Managers 2,490 $39.25 $42.03 $87,420 1.7 %
11-3061 Purchasing Managers 1,670 $36.43 $38.76 $80,610 1.9 %
11-3071 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers 1,320 $30.75 $33.73 $70,170 2.9 %
11-9011 Farm, Ranch, and Other Agricultural Managers (7) $17.38 $18.14 $37,740 8.6 %
11-9021 Construction Managers 3,640 $38.44 $40.04 $83,270 3.8 %
11-9031 Education Administrators, Preschool and Child Care Center/Program 1,450 $21.00 $22.77 $47,360 5.1 %
11-9033 Education Administrators, Postsecondary 4,150 $32.68 $38.73 $80,560 2.5 %
11-9041 Engineering Managers 4,710 $52.65 $54.74 $113,870 1.2 %
11-9051 Food Service Managers 4,070 $19.80 $20.72 $43,100 1.9 %
11-9061 Funeral Directors 280 $28.39 $29.69 $61,750 11.0 %
11-9081 Lodging Managers 320 $22.26 $24.47 $50,900 4.3 %
11-9111 Medical and Health Services Managers 4,730 $35.02 $37.81 $78,640 1.9 %
11-9121 Natural Sciences Managers 720 $63.94 $65.67 $136,590 5.6 %
11-9131 Postmasters and Mail Superintendents 110 $30.45 $30.60 $63,640 0.7 %
11-9141 Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers 4,580 $22.37 $22.94 $47,720 14.9 %
11-9151 Social and Community Service Managers 2,550 $22.81 $24.32 $50,580 2.8 %
Business and Financial Operations Occupations
Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment (1) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
13-0000 Business and Financial Operations Occupations 99,160 $27.80 $31.84 $66,220 1.6 %
13-1011 Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers, and Athletes 150 $25.57 $33.65 $70,000 9.3 %
13-1021 Purchasing Agents and Buyers, Farm Products 120 $24.76 $27.04 $56,240 5.7 %
13-1022 Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products 2,520 $20.07 $21.32 $44,350 3.8 %
13-1023 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products 4,280 $25.73 $26.83 $55,800 1.3 %
13-1031 Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators 4,560 $21.89 $22.85 $47,530 2.5 %
13-1032 Insurance Appraisers, Auto Damage (7) $25.17 $27.25 $56,680 8.8 %
13-1041 Compliance Officers, Except Agriculture, Construction, Health and Safety, and Transportation 3,580 $26.03 $27.99 $58,210 2.7 %
13-1051 Cost Estimators 3,020 $29.86 $32.08 $66,740 4.5 %
13-1061 Emergency Management Specialists 90 $27.32 $27.49 $57,170 4.0 %
13-1071 Employment, Recruitment, and Placement Specialists 4,310 $26.85 $28.98 $60,280 5.9 %
13-1072 Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists 1,940 $25.49 $27.50 $57,200 2.7 %
13-1073 Training and Development Specialists 3,290 $26.65 $29.09 $60,510 3.1 %
13-1111 Management Analysts 11,760 $37.63 $44.72 $93,020 6.1 %
13-1121 Meeting and Convention Planners 870 $21.88 $24.53 $51,020 4.5 %
13-2011 Accountants and Auditors 18,500 $25.31 $28.28 $58,830 3.0 %
13-2021 Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate 800 $30.61 $31.43 $65,370 3.1 %
13-2031 Budget Analysts 1,420 $34.87 $36.49 $75,910 3.8 %
13-2041 Credit Analysts 1,140 $22.67 $25.93 $53,940 4.0 %
13-2051 Financial Analysts 6,030 $32.23 $36.62 $76,180 3.3 %
13-2052 Personal Financial Advisors 2,690 $33.72 $39.45 $82,050 4.4 %
13-2053 Insurance Underwriters 2,850 $27.71 $32.19 $66,950 7.5 %
13-2061 Financial Examiners 680 $32.29 $33.91 $70,530 6.6 %
13-2071 Loan Counselors 520 $23.14 $28.10 $58,440 9.3 %
13-2072 Loan Officers 3,310 $32.92 $42.83 $89,090 7.5 %
13-2081 Tax Examiners, Collectors, and Revenue Agents 910 $31.46 $30.87 $64,210 2.4 %
13-2082 Tax Preparers 520 $22.28 $25.26 $52,540 7.3 %
Computer and Mathematical Science Occupations
Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment (1) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
15-0000 Computer and Mathematical Science Occupations 81,100 $34.50 $35.37 $73,570 1.3 %
15-1011 Computer and Information Scientists, Research 910 $49.86 $49.81 $103,600 2.1 %
15-1021 Computer Programmers 8,010 $33.52 $34.41 $71,570 1.7 %
15-1031 Computer Software Engineers, Applications 14,970 $40.89 $41.67 $86,680 1.1 %
15-1032 Computer Software Engineers, Systems Software 11,510 $41.51 $42.27 $87,930 1.1 %
15-1041 Computer Support Specialists 12,880 $25.17 $27.33 $56,840 2.3 %
15-1051 Computer Systems Analysts 15,120 $31.52 $32.33 $67,250 1.4 %
15-1061 Database Administrators 2,710 $33.58 $34.16 $71,050 1.7 %
15-1071 Network and Computer Systems Administrators 5,710 $30.92 $31.60 $65,730 1.0 %
15-1081 Network Systems and Data Communications Analysts 4,100 $32.83 $34.05 $70,810 1.8 %
15-2011 Actuaries 620 $38.22 $43.93 $91,370 4.4 %
15-2031 Operations Research Analysts 1,440 $33.03 $35.35 $73,530 3.6 %
15-2041 Statisticians 280 $28.74 $31.76 $66,070 2.6 %
Architecture and Engineering Occupations
Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment (1) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
17-0000 Architecture and Engineering Occupations 51,250 $31.34 $32.74 $68,100 1.1 %
17-1011 Architects, Except Landscape and Naval 2,540 $34.78 $34.78 $72,340 3.0 %
17-1012 Landscape Architects 820 $23.98 $27.23 $56,640 4.6 %
17-1021 Cartographers and Photogrammetrists (7) $20.56 $21.80 $45,340 4.7 %
17-1022 Surveyors 490 $20.95 $22.10 $45,960 3.9 %
17-2011 Aerospace Engineers 490 $41.80 $41.04 $85,370 2.7 %
17-2031 Biomedical Engineers 420 $36.95 $37.80 $78,630 4.7 %
17-2041 Chemical Engineers 580 $36.57 $38.66 $80,410 4.1 %
17-2051 Civil Engineers 4,270 $31.40 $33.13 $68,900 2.4 %
17-2061 Computer Hardware Engineers 3,660 $40.58 $41.60 $86,530 1.9 %
17-2071 Electrical Engineers 4,480 $39.15 $40.01 $83,210 2.2 %
17-2072 Electronics Engineers, Except Computer 2,960 $40.18 $40.94 $85,160 1.8 %
17-2081 Environmental Engineers 1,150 $33.31 $33.29 $69,240 2.6 %
17-2111 Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors 730 $35.15 $37.29 $77,560 2.3 %
17-2112 Industrial Engineers 3,340 $33.76 $34.41 $71,580 1.1 %
17-2121 Marine Engineers and Naval Architects (7) $27.48 $29.24 $60,820 10.6 %
17-2131 Materials Engineers 510 $34.73 $35.95 $74,780 2.3 %
17-2141 Mechanical Engineers 5,550 $36.73 $37.88 $78,790 2.0 %
17-2161 Nuclear Engineers 170 $39.93 $41.14 $85,570 2.2 %
17-3011 Architectural and Civil Drafters 2,160 $20.78 $22.06 $45,880 4.6 %
17-3012 Electrical and Electronics Drafters 570 $24.43 $25.55 $53,140 2.7 %
17-3013 Mechanical Drafters 1,320 $25.06 $25.67 $53,390 1.8 %
17-3021 Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians (7) $26.29 $29.50 $61,360 7.7 %
17-3022 Civil Engineering Technicians 1,020 $24.13 $22.95 $47,730 3.2 %
17-3023 Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technicians 4,590 $23.28 $24.48 $50,930 3.6 %
17-3024 Electro-Mechanical Technicians 1,470 $20.57 $21.99 $45,740 2.4 %
17-3025 Environmental Engineering Technicians 220 $20.24 $23.93 $49,780 6.9 %
17-3026 Industrial Engineering Technicians 720 $21.05 $22.89 $47,620 2.7 %
17-3027 Mechanical Engineering Technicians 1,090 $22.06 $22.50 $46,790 2.3 %
17-3031 Surveying and Mapping Technicians 630 $20.84 $20.92 $43,510 2.2 %
Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations
Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment (1) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
19-0000 Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations 29,820 $26.75 $30.58 $63,610 3.1 %
19-1010 Agricultural and Food Scientists 130 $31.93 $31.28 $65,060 3.9 %
19-1021 Biochemists and Biophysicists 650 $37.34 $38.02 $79,090 3.7 %
19-1022 Microbiologists 450 $26.89 $31.75 $66,030 7.8 %
19-1023 Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists (7) $25.24 $26.01 $54,110 5.6 %
19-1031 Conservation Scientists 70 $25.35 $29.93 $62,260 8.9 %
19-1041 Epidemiologists 210 $26.49 $28.52 $59,330 3.8 %
19-1042 Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists 4,130 $32.56 $35.39 $73,600 5.5 %
19-2011 Astronomers 70 $54.15 $52.58 $109,370 2.4 %
19-2012 Physicists 530 $48.49 $51.30 $106,700 4.9 %
19-2021 Atmospheric and Space Scientists (7) $30.34 $32.93 $68,490 4.6 %
19-2031 Chemists 2,550 $29.86 $32.74 $68,090 5.1 %
19-2032 Materials Scientists 340 $40.37 $43.60 $90,680 4.2 %
19-2041 Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health 1,160 $29.37 $30.40 $63,220 3.0 %
19-2042 Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers 150 $24.33 $29.42 $61,190 5.3 %
19-2043 Hydrologists 30 $37.95 $36.53 $75,990 2.6 %
19-3011 Economists 400 $26.79 $31.35 $65,220 7.1 %
19-3021 Market Research Analysts 6,820 $27.26 $33.39 $69,460 5.3 %
19-3031 Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists 2,170 $24.63 $25.57 $53,190 6.5 %
19-3051 Urban and Regional Planners 680 $31.13 $33.14 $68,940 2.4 %
19-3093 Historians (7) $20.36 $22.60 $47,000 9.6 %
19-4011 Agricultural and Food Science Technicians 30 $16.33 $17.74 $36,900 6.9 %
19-4021 Biological Technicians 1,880 $20.31 $21.73 $45,190 4.3 %
19-4031 Chemical Technicians 1,390 $18.39 $20.32 $42,260 2.7 %
19-4051 Nuclear Technicians 220 $32.18 $31.30 $65,100 6.2 %
19-4091 Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health 300 $21.09 $22.23 $46,230 3.6 %
Community and Social Services Occupations
Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment (1) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
21-0000 Community and Social Services Occupations 29,350 $17.68 $19.05 $39,620 3.6 %
21-1011 Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors 1,010 $14.92 $16.23 $33,760 4.3 %
21-1012 Educational, Vocational, and School Counselors 3,140 $21.83 $22.95 $47,740 2.6 %
21-1013 Marriage and Family Therapists 80 $17.51 $21.15 $43,980 11.9 %
21-1014 Mental Health Counselors 2,450 $13.41 $16.25 $33,790 7.1 %
21-1015 Rehabilitation Counselors 3,270 $13.96 $16.25 $33,800 5.2 %
21-1021 Child, Family, and School Social Workers 4,260 $22.38 $22.24 $46,260 5.9 %
21-1022 Medical and Public Health Social Workers 2,770 $20.53 $20.95 $43,570 3.0 %
21-1023 Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers 2,570 $19.45 $20.50 $42,640 2.5 %
21-1091 Health Educators 620 $19.33 $20.20 $42,010 4.0 %
21-1093 Social and Human Service Assistants 5,940 $13.24 $14.72 $30,610 5.3 %
21-2011 Clergy 200 $18.81 $19.79 $41,160 3.6 %
21-2021 Directors, Religious Activities and Education 70 $17.86 $23.06 $47,960 22.9 %
Legal Occupations
Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment (1) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
23-0000 Legal Occupations 19,060 $33.35 $45.25 $94,120 4.9 %
23-1011 Lawyers 13,460 $47.47 $54.15 $112,620 6.6 %
23-1022 Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators 30 $27.60 $37.38 $77,740 14.1 %
23-2011 Paralegals and Legal Assistants 3,200 $18.98 $20.70 $43,060 2.9 %
23-2091 Court Reporters 200 $26.13 $27.57 $57,350 2.6 %
23-2092 Law Clerks 270 $20.26 $19.77 $41,120 4.7 %
23-2093 Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers 290 $18.20 $20.22 $42,050 3.6 %
Education, Training, and Library Occupations
Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment (1) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
25-0000 Education, Training, and Library Occupations 110,230 $21.83 $23.85 $49,610 3.3 %
25-1011 Business Teachers, Postsecondary 1,400 (4) (4) $111,420 14.6 %
25-1021 Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary 630 (4) (4) $87,870 7.4 %
25-1022 Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary 720 (4) (4) $77,980 7.7 %
25-1031 Architecture Teachers, Postsecondary 180 (4) (4) $93,360 12.4 %
25-1032 Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary 960 (4) (4) $97,870 3.9 %
25-1042 Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary 820 (4) (4) $87,230 5.5 %
25-1051 Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary 160 (4) (4) $102,600 5.9 %
25-1052 Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary 370 (4) (4) $83,870 6.3 %
25-1053 Environmental Science Teachers, Postsecondary 70 (4) (4) $77,300 4.5 %
25-1054 Physics Teachers, Postsecondary 530 (4) (4) $89,040 5.4 %
25-1061 Anthropology and Archeology Teachers, Postsecondary 140 (4) (4) $70,480 7.6 %
25-1062 Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary 320 (4) (4) $71,790 6.8 %
25-1063 Economics Teachers, Postsecondary 350 (4) (4) $96,940 8.8 %
25-1064 Geography Teachers, Postsecondary 50 (4) (4) $59,670 1.6 %
25-1065 Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary 360 (4) (4) $79,930 8.6 %
25-1066 Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary 570 (4) (4) $75,550 6.9 %
25-1067 Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary 480 (4) (4) $67,930 6.1 %
25-1071 Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary 3,060 (4) (4) $98,520 5.8 %
25-1072 Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary 720 (4) (4) $59,610 4.7 %
25-1081 Education Teachers, Postsecondary 680 (4) (4) $55,720 7.7 %
25-1111 Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary 150 (4) (4) $59,290 5.0 %
25-1112 Law Teachers, Postsecondary 360 (4) (4) $129,290 16.9 %
25-1113 Social Work Teachers, Postsecondary 80 (4) (4) $51,100 2.7 %
25-1121 Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary 1,800 (4) (4) $55,080 3.2 %
25-1122 Communications Teachers, Postsecondary 570 (4) (4) $58,150 4.3 %
25-1123 English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary 1,130 (4) (4) $61,360 2.9 %
25-1124 Foreign Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary 430 (4) (4) $58,250 6.4 %
25-1125 History Teachers, Postsecondary 360 (4) (4) $75,100 6.6 %
25-1126 Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary 360 (4) (4) $69,440 9.1 %
25-1191 Graduate Teaching Assistants 3,110 (4) (4) $43,260 4.2 %
25-1193 Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers, Postsecondary 160 (4) (4) $47,920 8.1 %
25-1194 Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary 1,270 $26.30 $27.73 $57,680 5.0 %
25-2011 Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education 7,710 $12.26 $13.09 $27,240 3.4 %
25-2012 Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education 2,100 (4) (4) $50,530 3.9 %
25-2021 Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education 13,850 (4) (4) $52,030 0.9 %
25-2022 Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Vocational Education 7,490 (4) (4) $50,090 2.2 %
25-2023 Vocational Education Teachers, Middle School (7) (4) (4) $45,140 4.3 %
25-2031 Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Vocational Education 13,430 (4) (4) $50,890 1.6 %
25-2032 Vocational Education Teachers, Secondary School 1,870 (4) (4) $51,390 2.7 %
25-2041 Special Education Teachers, Preschool, Kindergarten, and Elementary School 3,700 (4) (4) $47,220 1.8 %
25-2042 Special Education Teachers, Middle School 1,890 (4) (4) $44,630 3.3 %
25-2043 Special Education Teachers, Secondary School 1,990 (4) (4) $45,380 3.8 %
25-3011 Adult Literacy, Remedial Education, and Ged Teachers and Instructors 990 $18.70 $20.25 $42,120 8.0 %
25-3021 Self-Enrichment Education Teachers 3,180 $18.93 $20.31 $42,240 4.2 %
25-4010 Archivists, Curators, and Museum Technicians 850 $20.24 $22.74 $47,310 4.0 %
25-4021 Librarians 3,180 $24.85 $25.65 $53,360 3.0 %
25-4031 Library Technicians 2,070 $15.41 $15.38 $31,990 2.2 %
25-9011 Audio-Visual Collections Specialists 190 $20.81 $21.29 $44,290 4.0 %
25-9031 Instructional Coordinators 1,590 $30.02 $29.01 $60,340 1.8 %
25-9041 Teacher Assistants 13,720 (4) (4) $23,380 2.3 %
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations
Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment (1) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
27-0000 Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations 29,860 $21.34 $24.47 $50,900 2.6 %
27-1011 Art Directors 670 $28.02 $30.31 $63,050 5.0 %
27-1013 Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators 270 $21.94 $22.06 $45,880 10.3 %
27-1014 Multi-Media Artists and Animators 1,280 $26.36 $28.77 $59,840 3.0 %
27-1021 Commercial and Industrial Designers 1,680 $27.82 $27.77 $57,770 13.1 %
27-1022 Fashion Designers 80 $25.09 $28.72 $59,750 5.2 %
27-1023 Floral Designers 540 $13.61 $14.06 $29,240 1.6 %
27-1024 Graphic Designers 3,110 $22.29 $28.67 $59,640 14.1 %
27-1025 Interior Designers 850 $23.06 $27.79 $57,790 11.8 %
27-1026 Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers 680 $11.70 $13.23 $27,510 5.6 %
27-1027 Set and Exhibit Designers (7) $17.73 $17.84 $37,110 2.5 %
27-2012 Producers and Directors 1,220 (4) (4) $57,130 3.9 %
27-2022 Coaches and Scouts 2,200 (4) (4) $37,880 5.6 %
27-2032 Choreographers 60 $32.07 $30.02 $62,440 15.5 %
27-2042 Musicians and Singers 680 (4) (4) $51,580 7.8 %
27-3010 Announcers 550 $15.89 $27.63 $57,470 16.6 %
27-3020 News Analysts, Reporters and Correspondents 920 $19.04 $24.25 $50,440 8.2 %
27-3031 Public Relations Specialists 3,100 $23.05 $25.83 $53,730 2.9 %
27-3041 Editors 3,260 $21.58 $25.24 $52,500 3.1 %
27-3042 Technical Writers 1,470 $30.56 $30.90 $64,280 1.9 %
27-3043 Writers and Authors 950 $29.37 $30.36 $63,140 4.0 %
27-3091 Interpreters and Translators 510 $18.33 $19.03 $39,580 3.2 %
27-4011 Audio and Video Equipment Technicians 640 $17.25 $17.53 $36,460 2.9 %
27-4012 Broadcast Technicians 600 $16.52 $19.62 $40,810 5.9 %
27-4021 Photographers 1,020 $13.26 $14.25 $29,640 3.6 %
27-4031 Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Motion Picture 460 $18.22 $19.59 $40,750 9.2 %
27-4032 Film and Video Editors 320 $29.30 $25.67 $53,400 3.5 %
Healthcare Practitioner and Technical Occupations
Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment (1) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
29-0000 Healthcare Practitioner and Technical Occupations 113,240 $26.85 $29.69 $61,750 2.0 %
29-1011 Chiropractors (7) $43.97 $44.81 $93,210 7.0 %
29-1020 Dentists 2,620 $54.37 $65.09 $135,400 10.4 %
29-1031 Dietitians and Nutritionists 960 $20.49 $21.98 $45,720 5.4 %
29-1041 Optometrists 600 $40.20 $50.28 $104,590 10.8 %
29-1051 Pharmacists 2,910 $38.22 $36.92 $76,800 1.2 %
29-1062 Family and General Practitioners 620 (5) $74.89 $155,780 3.5 %
29-1063 Internists, General 550 $64.21 $66.93 $139,220 3.7 %
29-1064 Obstetricians and Gynecologists 230 (5) $80.20 $166,820 6.9 %
29-1065 Pediatricians, General 590 $65.49 $66.74 $138,830 7.1 %
29-1066 Psychiatrists 420 $64.19 $65.90 $137,080 5.1 %
29-1067 Surgeons 730 (5) $88.78 $184,650 7.2 %
29-1071 Physician Assistants 740 $32.31 $32.47 $67,540 2.0 %
29-1081 Podiatrists 40 $52.77 $62.53 $130,060 11.1 %
29-1111 Registered Nurses 49,130 $30.31 $30.26 $62,930 2.3 %
29-1121 Audiologists 140 $25.49 $26.04 $54,150 2.6 %
29-1122 Occupational Therapists 2,520 $25.95 $27.01 $56,190 1.5 %
29-1123 Physical Therapists 3,240 $27.32 $28.45 $59,180 1.8 %
29-1124 Radiation Therapists 530 $31.88 $36.65 $76,240 9.5 %
29-1125 Recreational Therapists 400 $16.16 $16.70 $34,740 2.5 %
29-1126 Respiratory Therapists 1,130 $22.75 $22.49 $46,770 1.2 %
29-1127 Speech-Language Pathologists 1,680 $26.14 $26.01 $54,090 3.0 %
29-1131 Veterinarians 430 $26.54 $29.62 $61,610 9.1 %
29-2011 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists 3,240 $24.19 $23.89 $49,690 0.9 %
29-2012 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians 4,470 $16.10 $16.89 $35,130 1.7 %
29-2021 Dental Hygienists 2,700 $33.04 $32.31 $67,210 5.3 %
29-2031 Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians 880 $21.37 $22.15 $46,080 2.4 %
29-2032 Diagnostic Medical Sonographers 500 $30.54 $31.17 $64,840 1.6 %
29-2033 Nuclear Medicine Technologists 250 $27.95 $27.76 $57,740 2.1 %
29-2034 Radiologic Technologists and Technicians 2,790 $26.84 $27.66 $57,530 3.0 %
29-2041 Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 2,630 $15.07 $16.48 $34,280 6.4 %
29-2051 Dietetic Technicians 340 $11.72 $13.02 $27,080 4.4 %
29-2052 Pharmacy Technicians 2,710 $11.49 $12.15 $25,270 2.3 %
29-2053 Psychiatric Technicians 390 $13.26 $13.86 $28,820 5.0 %
29-2054 Respiratory Therapy Technicians 300 $19.51 $20.74 $43,130 6.4 %
29-2055 Surgical Technologists 1,310 $17.74 $18.29 $38,030 2.1 %
29-2056 Veterinary Technologists and Technicians 750 $15.02 $15.23 $31,670 3.8 %
29-2061 Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 8,350 $20.67 $20.80 $43,270 1.8 %
29-2071 Medical Records and Health Information Technicians 3,010 $12.49 $13.29 $27,650 2.4 %
29-2081 Opticians, Dispensing 820 $17.72 $19.90 $41,400 12.8 %
29-2091 Orthotists and Prosthetists 30 $22.13 $23.00 $47,840 5.3 %
29-9010 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists and Technicians 830 $28.72 $28.21 $58,680 4.1 %
29-9091 Athletic Trainers 270 (4) (4) $35,250 6.4 %
Healthcare Support Occupations
Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment (1) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
31-0000 Healthcare Support Occupations 48,530 $12.84 $13.31 $27,680 1.0 %
31-1011 Home Health Aides 5,840 $11.09 $11.38 $23,680 1.4 %
31-1012 Nursing Aides, Orderlies, and Attendants 21,790 $12.43 $12.57 $26,150 0.8 %
31-2011 Occupational Therapist Assistants 500 $19.32 $19.17 $39,860 2.7 %
31-2012 Occupational Therapist Aides 50 $13.69 $13.95 $29,030 3.8 %
31-2021 Physical Therapist Assistants 910 $19.32 $19.23 $40,010 1.4 %
31-2022 Physical Therapist Aides 480 $10.38 $11.44 $23,800 2.9 %
31-9011 Massage Therapists 640 $14.93 $18.31 $38,080 7.3 %
31-9091 Dental Assistants 3,150 $15.97 $16.32 $33,940 5.5 %
31-9092 Medical Assistants 3,180 $14.53 $14.77 $30,720 1.4 %
31-9093 Medical Equipment Preparers 740 $13.13 $13.41 $27,880 1.3 %
31-9094 Medical Transcriptionists 990 $16.19 $16.28 $33,870 2.8 %
31-9095 Pharmacy Aides 1,290 $8.71 $9.29 $19,330 2.4 %
31-9096 Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers 1,930 $12.25 $12.66 $26,330 4.7 %
Protective Service Occupations
Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment (1) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
33-0000 Protective Service Occupations 46,520 $17.48 $18.62 $38,740 4.5 %
33-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Correctional Officers 50 $30.96 $33.89 $70,490 6.1 %
33-1012 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Police and Detectives 1,670 $33.60 $34.89 $72,570 2.1 %
33-1021 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers 970 $29.05 $30.05 $62,490 2.6 %
33-2011 Fire Fighters 6,610 $20.50 $21.57 $44,860 5.6 %
33-2021 Fire Inspectors and Investigators 190 $24.55 $24.65 $51,280 4.4 %
33-3012 Correctional Officers and Jailers 4,970 $24.26 $23.78 $49,450 3.9 %
33-3021 Detectives and Criminal Investigators 880 $32.70 $31.89 $66,330 2.8 %
33-3041 Parking Enforcement Workers 550 $15.02 $15.33 $31,890 3.6 %
33-3051 Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers 8,160 $23.41 $23.70 $49,290 2.5 %
33-9011 Animal Control Workers 170 $14.47 $14.48 $30,120 3.2 %
33-9021 Private Detectives and Investigators 140 $12.28 $13.29 $27,640 4.1 %
33-9032 Security Guards 16,290 $11.00 $11.54 $24,000 1.3 %
33-9091 Crossing Guards 1,350 $9.78 $10.53 $21,890 3.2 %
Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations
Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment (1) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
35-0000 Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations 140,770 $9.13 $10.46 $21,750 4.6 %
35-1011 Chefs and Head Cooks 2,350 $13.82 $15.63 $32,510 5.0 %
35-2011 Cooks, Fast Food 3,580 $9.91 $10.36 $21,550 5.9 %
35-2012 Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria 3,870 $12.17 $12.23 $25,430 2.0 %
35-2014 Cooks, Restaurant 10,940 $10.89 $10.97 $22,820 4.0 %
35-2015 Cooks, Short Order 1,820 $11.04 $11.73 $24,400 2.9 %
35-2021 Food Preparation Workers 11,640 $9.26 $9.79 $20,360 1.7 %
35-3011 Bartenders 8,010 $8.46 $9.57 $19,900 2.2 %
35-3021 Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food 26,040 $8.42 $8.88 $18,480 2.5 %
35-3022 Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop 10,680 $8.41 $8.72 $18,130 1.1 %
35-3031 Waiters and Waitresses 32,610 $9.23 $9.78 $20,340 2.1 %
35-3041 Food Servers, Nonrestaurant 3,190 $8.91 $9.67 $20,110 2.6 %
35-9011 Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers 5,490 $8.16 $8.86 $18,430 2.2 %
35-9021 Dishwashers 7,130 $8.40 $8.81 $18,310 1.1 %
35-9031 Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop 5,090 $9.17 $9.57 $19,910 2.4 %
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations
Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment (1) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
37-0000 Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 68,100 $11.19 $12.35 $25,690 1.4 %
37-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Housekeeping and Janitorial Workers 3,830 $16.17 $17.46 $36,320 2.7 %
37-1012 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers 1,320 $20.96 $22.72 $47,260 4.0 %
37-2011 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 37,200 $11.00 $11.75 $24,440 1.5 %
37-2012 Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 13,370 $9.89 $10.07 $20,950 1.8 %
37-2021 Pest Control Workers 440 $15.72 $16.10 $33,480 4.7 %
37-3011 Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers 10,710 $12.73 $13.54 $28,170 2.9 %
37-3012 Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation 200 $13.62 $14.34 $29,840 4.6 %
Personal Care and Service Occupations
Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment (1) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
39-0000 Personal Care and Service Occupations 46,490 $10.79 $12.60 $26,200 2.8 %
39-1021 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Personal Service Workers 1,910 $15.77 $17.61 $36,630 4.2 %
39-2021 Nonfarm Animal Caretakers 1,140 $8.28 $9.39 $19,530 3.0 %
39-3021 Motion Picture Projectionists 80 $10.30 $10.43 $21,700 1.8 %
39-3031 Ushers, Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers 1,410 $8.56 $9.85 $20,480 4.2 %
39-3091 Amusement and Recreation Attendants 1,920 $8.28 $8.97 $18,670 2.7 %
39-3092 Costume Attendants 40 $18.62 $20.74 $43,140 10.2 %
39-3093 Locker Room, Coatroom, and Dressing Room Attendants 340 $9.60 $9.90 $20,600 2.5 %
39-4011 Embalmers 50 $17.22 $17.03 $35,420 11.6 %
39-4021 Funeral Attendants 280 $8.12 $11.18 $23,250 27.7 %
39-5012 Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists 5,620 $11.10 $12.80 $26,630 5.7 %
39-5092 Manicurists and Pedicurists (7) $10.13 $10.35 $21,530 4.6 %
39-5093 Shampooers 270 $8.40 $8.56 $17,790 3.7 %
39-5094 Skin Care Specialists 380 $12.95 $18.22 $37,890 7.6 %
39-6011 Baggage Porters and Bellhops 700 $9.14 $11.26 $23,420 13.4 %
39-6021 Tour Guides and Escorts (7) $9.96 $10.05 $20,910 3.2 %
39-6022 Travel Guides (7) $21.62 $21.07 $43,820 6.5 %
39-6032 Transportation Attendants, Except Flight Attendants and Baggage Porters 850 $9.94 $10.86 $22,590 5.7 %
39-9011 Child Care Workers 6,830 $10.73 $11.05 $22,990 3.0 %
39-9021 Personal and Home Care Aides 4,640 $10.21 $10.44 $21,720 1.5 %
39-9031 Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors 4,080 $13.02 $16.39 $34,100 6.7 %
39-9032 Recreation Workers 4,000 $11.25 $11.94 $24,840 2.2 %
39-9041 Residential Advisors 2,700 $10.99 $12.23 $25,450 5.9 %
Sales and Related Occupations
Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment (1) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
41-0000 Sales and Related Occupations 185,780 $12.45 $18.72 $38,940 2.1 %
41-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Retail Sales Workers 14,650 $17.36 $19.01 $39,550 1.7 %
41-1012 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Non-Retail Sales Workers 4,480 $31.05 $35.65 $74,150 4.2 %
41-2011 Cashiers 37,440 $8.38 $9.11 $18,940 0.9 %
41-2021 Counter and Rental Clerks 4,950 $10.05 $11.89 $24,720 4.9 %
41-2022 Parts Salespersons 2,060 $13.92 $15.81 $32,880 4.8 %
41-2031 Retail Salespersons 61,540 $9.82 $11.82 $24,580 1.9 %
41-3011 Advertising Sales Agents 2,150 $18.01 $23.14 $48,130 5.3 %
41-3021 Insurance Sales Agents 3,890 $39.74 $43.89 $91,290 8.6 %
41-3031 Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents 4,310 $28.11 $39.79 $82,770 6.4 %
41-3041 Travel Agents 1,820 $15.05 $15.81 $32,880 6.0 %
41-4011 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products 11,270 $33.15 $35.25 $73,330 2.6 %
41-4012 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 22,000 $26.37 $31.73 $65,990 4.0 %
41-9011 Demonstrators and Product Promoters 1,750 $13.32 $16.78 $34,910 10.6 %
41-9021 Real Estate Brokers 330 $59.40 $55.06 $114,530 8.0 %
41-9022 Real Estate Sales Agents 550 $19.85 $24.20 $50,330 5.6 %
41-9031 Sales Engineers 2,210 $40.43 $41.10 $85,480 1.9 %
41-9041 Telemarketers 3,670 $12.56 $14.20 $29,540 4.5 %
41-9091 Door-To-Door Sales Workers, News and Street Vendors, and Related Workers (7) $11.51 $14.87 $30,930 14.4 %
Office and Administrative Support Occupations
Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment (1) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
43-0000 Office and Administrative Support Occupations 342,080 $15.69 $16.55 $34,430 0.6 %
43-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Office and Administrative Support Workers 18,190 $23.13 $24.95 $51,900 1.5 %
43-2011 Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service 3,260 $12.41 $12.59 $26,190 1.0 %
43-2021 Telephone Operators 510 $16.27 $15.78 $32,830 3.2 %
43-3011 Bill and Account Collectors 5,690 $15.34 $15.91 $33,100 1.6 %
43-3021 Billing and Posting Clerks and Machine Operators 8,320 $14.67 $15.09 $31,380 2.2 %
43-3031 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 25,980 $16.44 $17.07 $35,500 1.9 %
43-3051 Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks 2,920 $17.56 $18.89 $39,300 5.7 %
43-3061 Procurement Clerks 880 $16.96 $17.13 $35,620 1.3 %
43-3071 Tellers 9,400 $11.15 $11.64 $24,210 1.1 %
43-4011 Brokerage Clerks 3,390 $16.17 $16.88 $35,120 2.5 %
43-4021 Correspondence Clerks 540 $13.37 $13.78 $28,670 2.2 %
43-4031 Court, Municipal, and License Clerks 390 $18.37 $18.69 $38,870 4.0 %
43-4041 Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks 690 $14.57 $15.08 $31,360 3.7 %
43-4051 Customer Service Representatives 31,730 $16.64 $17.76 $36,930 1.2 %
43-4061 Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs 1,050 $18.01 $18.64 $38,780 5.4 %
43-4071 File Clerks 2,900 $11.35 $12.08 $25,120 1.5 %
43-4081 Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks 1,530 $11.35 $11.82 $24,580 3.4 %
43-4111 Interviewers, Except Eligibility and Loan 2,170 $14.06 $14.36 $29,870 1.1 %
43-4121 Library Assistants, Clerical 1,610 $12.43 $12.69 $26,400 3.2 %
43-4131 Loan Interviewers and Clerks 1,910 $17.07 $17.46 $36,320 2.4 %
43-4141 New Accounts Clerks 390 $14.56 $14.35 $29,840 3.6 %
43-4151 Order Clerks 3,190 $15.25 $15.65 $32,550 2.1 %
43-4161 Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping 2,390 $17.72 $18.42 $38,310 1.0 %
43-4171 Receptionists and Information Clerks 13,570 $12.46 $12.91 $26,850 1.6 %
43-4181 Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks 2,470 $13.94 $15.71 $32,670 4.3 %
43-5011 Cargo and Freight Agents 1,170 $17.82 $18.54 $38,560 4.0 %
43-5021 Couriers and Messengers 1,660 $10.75 $11.51 $23,940 1.9 %
43-5031 Police, Fire, and Ambulance Dispatchers 1,100 $16.17 $16.41 $34,140 3.6 %
43-5032 Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance 2,180 $17.18 $18.80 $39,110 6.0 %
43-5041 Meter Readers, Utilities 410 $17.70 $17.51 $36,420 2.0 %
43-5051 Postal Service Clerks 1,630 $19.44 $19.42 $40,400 0.9 %
43-5052 Postal Service Mail Carriers 5,650 $22.27 $21.85 $45,440 0.7 %
43-5053 Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and Processing Machine Operators 3,320 $19.16 $18.72 $38,940 2.1 %
43-5061 Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks 4,170 $19.90 $20.64 $42,920 1.6 %
43-5071 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks 11,020 $13.61 $14.08 $29,280 1.3 %
43-5081 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 19,950 $10.96 $12.20 $25,370 1.4 %
43-5111 Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping 700 $15.32 $16.71 $34,760 7.2 %
43-6011 Executive Secretaries and Administrative Assistants 29,930 $19.75 $20.56 $42,750 1.7 %
43-6012 Legal Secretaries 6,700 $17.03 $19.60 $40,760 2.6 %
43-6013 Medical Secretaries 13,610 $15.79 $16.12 $33,530 2.9 %
43-6014 Secretaries, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 28,380 $15.69 $15.89 $33,060 1.6 %
43-9011 Computer Operators 2,230 $16.63 $17.54 $36,490 4.0 %
43-9021 Data Entry Keyers 5,300 $12.77 $13.03 $27,100 1.6 %
43-9022 Word Processors and Typists 1,720 $15.46 $15.81 $32,890 2.0 %
43-9031 Desktop Publishers 810 $19.36 $19.78 $41,150 2.8 %
43-9041 Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks 4,840 $17.24 $16.93 $35,210 1.9 %
43-9051 Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service 3,210 $12.05 $12.56 $26,130 3.2 %
43-9061 Office Clerks, General 35,300 $13.54 $14.02 $29,170 2.6 %
43-9071 Office Machine Operators, Except Computer 1,860 $11.31 $11.93 $24,810 4.4 %
43-9081 Proofreaders and Copy Markers 440 $14.81 $15.30 $31,830 3.2 %
43-9111 Statistical Assistants 490 $16.65 $17.05 $35,470 2.8 %
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations
Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment (1) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
45-0000 Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations 1,230 $10.54 $12.67 $26,350 4.5 %
45-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers 80 $19.48 $19.92 $41,430 8.8 %
45-2041 Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products 470 $9.06 $11.16 $23,210 5.0 %
45-2092 Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse (7) $10.57 $11.71 $24,350 10.6 %
45-2093 Farmworkers, Farm and Ranch Animals 140 $10.09 $10.51 $21,870 4.7 %
Construction and Extraction Occupations
Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment (1) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
47-0000 Construction and Extraction Occupations 69,890 $23.43 $23.86 $49,630 1.8 %
47-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 5,870 $28.79 $29.89 $62,160 3.4 %
47-2011 Boilermakers (7) $20.09 $20.85 $43,370 4.4 %
47-2022 Stonemasons (7) $19.81 $19.71 $40,990 5.1 %
47-2031 Carpenters 10,590 $22.80 $22.67 $47,150 2.4 %
47-2042 Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles (7) $16.69 $17.95 $37,330 6.9 %
47-2043 Floor Sanders and Finishers (7) $16.17 $17.61 $36,620 20.7 %
47-2044 Tile and Marble Setters 120 $31.02 $30.19 $62,790 8.5 %
47-2051 Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers 430 $22.20 $24.12 $50,160 7.2 %
47-2061 Construction Laborers 12,030 $19.75 $20.18 $41,980 2.6 %
47-2072 Pile-Driver Operators 80 $26.43 $26.68 $55,500 3.2 %
47-2073 Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators 3,270 $28.27 $27.51 $57,210 3.1 %
47-2081 Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers (7) $24.75 $23.56 $49,010 5.1 %
47-2082 Tapers 170 $27.58 $26.41 $54,930 4.8 %
47-2111 Electricians 8,200 $27.33 $26.44 $55,000 3.4 %
47-2121 Glaziers (7) $29.42 $26.05 $54,180 3.3 %
47-2130 Insulation Workers 470 $29.59 $27.15 $56,480 7.0 %
47-2141 Painters, Construction and Maintenance 2,730 $17.73 $18.67 $38,830 4.4 %
47-2151 Pipelayers 750 $13.43 $17.12 $35,610 13.4 %
47-2152 Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 7,350 $27.56 $26.56 $55,250 4.6 %
47-2161 Plasterers and Stucco Masons (7) $27.09 $27.27 $56,720 5.9 %
47-2181 Roofers 990 $17.50 $17.64 $36,690 7.6 %
47-2221 Structural Iron and Steel Workers 670 $26.68 $26.31 $54,720 2.4 %
47-3011 Helpers—Brickmasons, Blockmasons, Stonemasons, and Tile and Marble Setters 530 $18.14 $19.85 $41,300 4.5 %
47-3012 Helpers—Carpenters 840 $12.96 $13.48 $28,030 6.5 %
47-3013 Helpers—Electricians 980 $15.94 $16.01 $33,300 3.7 %
47-3014 Helpers—Painters, Paperhangers, Plasterers, and Stucco Masons 120 $11.43 $12.35 $25,690 4.8 %
47-3015 Helpers—Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 120 $15.46 $16.00 $33,280 5.2 %
47-3016 Helpers—Roofers 300 $14.73 $14.05 $29,220 4.4 %
47-4011 Construction and Building Inspectors 1,360 $22.40 $21.54 $44,790 4.7 %
47-4021 Elevator Installers and Repairers 550 $37.35 $34.34 $71,430 7.9 %
47-4031 Fence Erectors 310 $18.78 $18.61 $38,710 5.9 %
47-4041 Hazardous Materials Removal Workers 260 $19.88 $20.56 $42,770 4.6 %
47-4051 Highway Maintenance Workers 1,100 $17.62 $17.71 $36,840 1.4 %
47-4071 Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners (7) $14.55 $16.09 $33,460 9.2 %
47-5021 Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas (7) $26.51 $26.59 $55,300 4.1 %
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations
Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment (1) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
49-0000 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 60,610 $19.95 $21.11 $43,910 1.3 %
49-2011 Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairers 2,310 $18.77 $19.40 $40,360 2.8 %
49-2022 Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers 3,650 $25.90 $24.84 $51,670 2.6 %
49-2092 Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related Repairers 250 $18.08 $16.93 $35,210 7.5 %
49-2093 Electrical and Electronics Installers and Repairers, Transportation Equipment (7) $17.22 $17.53 $36,460 2.8 %
49-2094 Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment 670 $23.10 $22.77 $47,370 3.8 %
49-2095 Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay 130 $23.31 $23.49 $48,850 6.2 %
49-2096 Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor Vehicles 70 $13.39 $15.04 $31,290 6.1 %
49-2097 Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers and Repairers 230 $19.93 $19.61 $40,780 2.4 %
49-2098 Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers 420 $19.38 $19.99 $41,590 6.8 %
49-3011 Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians 820 $25.54 $25.42 $52,870 4.1 %
49-3021 Automotive Body and Related Repairers 2,500 $16.89 $19.41 $40,370 8.5 %
49-3022 Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers (7) $10.98 $14.63 $30,420 11.1 %
49-3023 Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 9,290 $16.90 $18.25 $37,950 3.6 %
49-3031 Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists 2,010 $19.06 $20.28 $42,180 4.3 %
49-3042 Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines 870 $20.82 $22.33 $46,450 5.4 %
49-3051 Motorboat Mechanics 220 $17.81 $17.95 $37,330 3.2 %
49-3052 Motorcycle Mechanics (7) $13.23 $14.30 $29,730 22.8 %
49-3053 Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics 190 $18.70 $18.19 $37,840 10.0 %
49-3091 Bicycle Repairers (7) $12.70 $13.18 $27,410 6.5 %
49-3092 Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians (7) $13.12 $13.69 $28,470 5.7 %
49-3093 Tire Repairers and Changers (7) $11.20 $12.47 $25,930 2.6 %
49-9011 Mechanical Door Repairers (7) $20.66 $21.60 $44,920 2.7 %
49-9012 Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door 600 $19.58 $20.94 $43,550 5.0 %
49-9021 Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers 4,070 $21.77 $22.30 $46,390 2.2 %
49-9031 Home Appliance Repairers 460 $17.55 $18.34 $38,160 5.0 %
49-9041 Industrial Machinery Mechanics 1,200 $22.67 $22.37 $46,520 2.3 %
49-9042 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 14,030 $17.21 $17.44 $36,280 1.1 %
49-9043 Maintenance Workers, Machinery 530 $16.86 $18.04 $37,510 4.0 %
49-9044 Millwrights (7) $21.05 $21.50 $44,720 3.3 %
49-9051 Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers 1,210 $23.57 $23.57 $49,020 2.3 %
49-9052 Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers 3,390 $26.58 $25.52 $53,090 1.8 %
49-9062 Medical Equipment Repairers 550 $23.30 $22.65 $47,110 3.2 %
49-9063 Musical Instrument Repairers and Tuners 70 $18.09 $17.40 $36,180 8.7 %
49-9064 Watch Repairers (7) $23.88 $23.03 $47,900 7.4 %
49-9091 Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and Repairers 360 $15.97 $16.07 $33,430 4.5 %
49-9094 Locksmiths and Safe Repairers 210 $17.63 $16.96 $35,270 3.6 %
49-9096 Riggers (7) $24.36 $22.77 $47,360 5.7 %
49-9098 Helpers—Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers 930 $13.28 $13.83 $28,770 4.1 %
Production Occupations
Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment (1) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
51-0000 Production Occupations 86,590 $14.76 $16.07 $33,420 1.1 %
51-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Production and Operating Workers 6,170 $25.00 $25.70 $53,450 0.9 %
51-2021 Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers 90 $15.40 $15.41 $32,060 2.5 %
51-2022 Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers 4,350 $14.70 $15.67 $32,600 2.8 %
51-2023 Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers 2,120 $15.03 $15.28 $31,790 2.0 %
51-2031 Engine and Other Machine Assemblers 440 $17.93 $16.80 $34,950 9.7 %
51-2041 Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters 640 $19.61 $19.56 $40,680 4.8 %
51-2092 Team Assemblers 9,580 $13.04 $14.10 $29,320 3.7 %
51-2093 Timing Device Assemblers, Adjusters, and Calibrators 50 $14.18 $15.18 $31,570 3.1 %
51-3011 Bakers 2,820 $13.21 $14.96 $31,110 3.0 %
51-3021 Butchers and Meat Cutters 870 $18.69 $19.06 $39,650 6.6 %
51-3022 Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers 450 $12.28 $13.05 $27,130 4.3 %
51-3023 Slaughterers and Meat Packers (7) $8.24 $10.74 $22,350 8.9 %
51-3091 Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine Operators and Tenders 140 $13.61 $13.03 $27,100 6.6 %
51-3092 Food Batchmakers 840 $11.63 $12.22 $25,420 4.3 %
51-3093 Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders 220 $11.93 $11.81 $24,550 5.2 %
51-4011 Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic 1,510 $15.56 $16.14 $33,560 2.9 %
51-4012 Numerical Tool and Process Control Programmers 120 $23.27 $23.75 $49,390 7.2 %
51-4021 Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 580 $12.63 $13.42 $27,910 8.7 %
51-4022 Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 170 $17.37 $16.95 $35,260 8.2 %
51-4023 Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 90 $15.94 $15.45 $32,130 6.9 %
51-4031 Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 1,790 $14.94 $15.31 $31,850 2.2 %
51-4032 Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 310 $18.62 $20.31 $42,240 10.4 %
51-4033 Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 970 $14.20 $15.98 $33,230 3.7 %
51-4034 Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 670 $17.98 $18.18 $37,820 3.7 %
51-4035 Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 390 $20.08 $20.84 $43,340 5.5 %
51-4041 Machinists 3,850 $19.74 $20.12 $41,850 2.0 %
51-4052 Pourers and Casters, Metal 30 $15.98 $15.86 $32,990 3.7 %
51-4061 Model Makers, Metal and Plastic 40 $14.19 $16.06 $33,400 5.3 %
51-4062 Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic (7) $20.28 $19.89 $41,370 3.1 %
51-4071 Foundry Mold and Coremakers 130 $13.40 $16.00 $33,270 7.2 %
51-4072 Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 980 $13.05 $13.85 $28,810 3.7 %
51-4081 Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 730 $15.83 $15.89 $33,060 5.6 %
51-4111 Tool and Die Makers 610 $20.11 $20.69 $43,030 2.3 %
51-4121 Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers 1,300 $17.85 $18.13 $37,700 2.2 %
51-4122 Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 410 $17.64 $17.99 $37,410 3.7 %
51-4191 Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 240 $13.98 $14.84 $30,860 6.3 %
51-4192 Lay-Out Workers, Metal and Plastic 90 $18.38 $17.90 $37,230 6.1 %
51-4193 Plating and Coating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 410 $13.64 $14.57 $30,310 2.1 %
51-4194 Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners 190 $14.76 $15.43 $32,080 5.1 %
51-5011 Bindery Workers 1,080 $15.24 $15.30 $31,820 3.1 %
51-5021 Job Printers (7) $13.04 $14.08 $29,290 3.3 %
51-5022 Prepress Technicians and Workers 1,190 $19.60 $19.60 $40,770 2.7 %
51-5023 Printing Machine Operators 1,750 $16.65 $17.29 $35,950 2.4 %
51-6011 Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers 2,900 $9.22 $9.84 $20,470 2.6 %
51-6021 Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials 910 $9.51 $9.65 $20,070 2.2 %
51-6031 Sewing Machine Operators 1,850 $9.63 $10.37 $21,580 4.0 %
51-6041 Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers 100 $11.93 $12.08 $25,140 4.5 %
51-6051 Sewers, Hand (7) $9.74 $10.19 $21,200 7.2 %
51-6052 Tailors, Dressmakers, and Custom Sewers 490 $15.18 $15.54 $32,330 3.5 %
51-6061 Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders 80 $13.47 $13.56 $28,190 3.9 %
51-6062 Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 130 $14.11 $14.79 $30,760 5.9 %
51-6063 Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 70 $11.86 $11.40 $23,720 3.5 %
51-6064 Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 40 $12.18 $12.01 $24,980 4.5 %
51-6091 Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers 140 $13.59 $13.95 $29,020 3.0 %
51-6092 Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers 50 $12.02 $14.49 $30,130 7.2 %
51-6093 Upholsterers (7) $13.26 $14.00 $29,110 5.3 %
51-7011 Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters 930 $16.60 $16.57 $34,460 3.1 %
51-7021 Furniture Finishers 150 $14.23 $14.25 $29,640 5.3 %
51-7032 Patternmakers, Wood 40 $14.14 $15.85 $32,960 11.2 %
51-7041 Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood 50 $13.29 $14.30 $29,750 8.3 %
51-7042 Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing 250 $10.59 $11.70 $24,340 6.7 %
51-8011 Nuclear Power Reactor Operators (7) $31.74 $31.75 $66,040 3.8 %
51-8013 Power Plant Operators 200 $24.85 $24.82 $51,620 5.3 %
51-8021 Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators 650 $20.48 $21.96 $45,670 2.9 %
51-8031 Water and Liquid Waste Treatment Plant and System Operators 820 $19.44 $18.98 $39,470 4.5 %
51-8091 Chemical Plant and System Operators 130 $20.35 $21.41 $44,530 3.8 %
51-8092 Gas Plant Operators 160 $24.89 $25.21 $52,440 7.0 %
51-9011 Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders 1,090 $19.20 $19.27 $40,070 2.7 %
51-9012 Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 150 $16.57 $16.88 $35,100 4.6 %
51-9021 Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 180 $15.06 $15.51 $32,250 3.9 %
51-9022 Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand 480 $14.47 $14.45 $30,050 2.4 %
51-9023 Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 1,060 $14.39 $15.11 $31,430 2.5 %
51-9031 Cutters and Trimmers, Hand 310 $12.90 $13.10 $27,260 4.4 %
51-9032 Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 600 $14.16 $14.49 $30,140 3.4 %
51-9041 Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 220 $14.37 $14.60 $30,360 5.2 %
51-9051 Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders 110 $13.89 $15.04 $31,280 6.7 %
51-9061 Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers 4,920 $16.72 $18.40 $38,270 4.7 %
51-9071 Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers 550 $14.94 $15.51 $32,260 14.4 %
51-9081 Dental Laboratory Technicians (7) $13.78 $15.67 $32,580 11.9 %
51-9082 Medical Appliance Technicians (7) $16.65 $16.99 $35,340 10.5 %
51-9083 Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians 740 $11.59 $11.89 $24,730 4.2 %
51-9111 Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders 3,380 $11.18 $12.09 $25,140 3.1 %
51-9121 Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 690 $14.90 $15.14 $31,500 2.4 %
51-9122 Painters, Transportation Equipment 130 $17.25 $18.66 $38,810 7.4 %
51-9123 Painting, Coating, and Decorating Workers (7) $12.61 $13.68 $28,450 3.3 %
51-9131 Photographic Process Workers 490 $11.80 $13.01 $27,060 9.1 %
51-9132 Photographic Processing Machine Operators 960 $8.91 $9.96 $20,710 3.8 %
51-9191 Cementing and Gluing Machine Operators and Tenders 310 $14.41 $14.16 $29,450 5.0 %
51-9192 Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders 190 $12.16 $12.68 $26,370 3.5 %
51-9194 Etchers and Engravers 120 $11.27 $11.88 $24,700 5.0 %
51-9195 Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic 50 $14.36 $15.32 $31,870 7.4 %
51-9196 Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 800 $14.27 $13.98 $29,090 5.1 %
51-9198 Helpers—Production Workers 2,360 $11.48 $11.99 $24,940 2.4 %
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations
Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment (1) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
53-0000 Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 88,890 $13.07 $15.08 $31,360 2.5 %
53-1021 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers, Hand 1,630 $20.70 $21.08 $43,840 2.6 %
53-1031 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators 1,590 $23.75 $24.83 $51,650 2.8 %
53-2011 Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers 1,160 (4) (4) $154,240 11.6 %
53-2021 Air Traffic Controllers 130 $56.52 $54.21 $112,750 2.7 %
53-3011 Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians (7) $14.03 $13.14 $27,340 6.4 %
53-3022 Bus Drivers, School 6,580 $12.85 $13.21 $27,480 2.8 %
53-3031 Driver/Sales Workers 2,910 $14.35 $14.96 $31,110 3.9 %
53-3032 Truck Drivers, Heavy and Tractor-Trailer 12,760 $18.80 $19.00 $39,530 1.8 %
53-3033 Truck Drivers, Light Or Delivery Services 10,190 $14.70 $15.18 $31,580 1.9 %
53-3041 Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs 2,870 $10.10 $11.04 $22,970 4.0 %
53-5011 Sailors and Marine Oilers 220 $11.68 $13.38 $27,830 7.9 %
53-5022 Motorboat Operators 40 $10.54 $13.36 $27,790 17.0 %
53-6021 Parking Lot Attendants 3,340 $9.39 $9.57 $19,900 2.7 %
53-6031 Service Station Attendants 2,240 $8.77 $9.72 $20,210 5.4 %
53-6041 Traffic Technicians 60 $19.48 $20.85 $43,370 3.0 %
53-7011 Conveyor Operators and Tenders 260 $13.56 $14.99 $31,170 2.9 %
53-7021 Crane and Tower Operators 270 $25.00 $26.06 $54,200 6.3 %
53-7032 Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators 780 $24.50 $25.12 $52,250 5.2 %
53-7051 Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators 3,440 $13.92 $14.80 $30,770 1.5 %
53-7061 Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment 2,670 $10.55 $11.33 $23,560 3.1 %
53-7062 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 19,260 $11.01 $11.96 $24,880 1.8 %
53-7063 Machine Feeders and Offbearers 1,530 $11.68 $12.31 $25,610 2.4 %
53-7064 Packers and Packagers, Hand 8,060 $8.93 $9.67 $20,110 1.5 %
53-7072 Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers (7) $19.21 $18.34 $38,150 6.3 %
53-7081 Refuse and Recyclable Material Collectors 600 $15.18 $16.06 $33,400 7.5 %

About November 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 median wage is equal to or greater than $70.00 per hour or $145,600 per year.

(7) Estimates not released.



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Last Modified Date: November 24, 2004

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