Occupational Employment Statistics

May 2004 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

NAICS 515100 - Radio and Television Broadcasting


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 515100 - Radio and Television Broadcasting.

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

NAICS Industry 515100 - Radio and Television Broadcasting is part of: NAICS 515000 - Broadcasting (except Internet).

NAICS 515100 - Radio and Television Broadcasting consists of:

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NAICS 515100 - Radio and Television Broadcasting

All Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
00-0000 All Occupations 238,100 100.00% $16.46 $22.01 $45,770 1.1 %
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Management Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
11-0000 Management Occupations 21,430 9.00% $40.23 $46.88 $97,510 1.3 %
11-1011 Chief Executives 1,010 0.42% (5) $79.97 $166,340 2.5 %
11-1021 General and Operations Managers 7,130 2.99% $40.55 $47.95 $99,730 1.4 %
11-2011 Advertising and Promotions Managers 2,460 1.03% $28.42 $34.43 $71,620 5.0 %
11-2021 Marketing Managers 850 0.36% $41.36 $45.60 $94,840 2.7 %
11-2022 Sales Managers 3,600 1.51% $52.86 $56.77 $118,070 2.0 %
11-2031 Public Relations Managers 670 0.28% $30.02 $34.31 $71,360 5.2 %
11-3011 Administrative Services Managers 1,220 0.51% $29.52 $32.33 $67,250 4.4 %
11-3021 Computer and Information Systems Managers 600 0.25% $40.68 $43.85 $91,200 3.9 %
11-3031 Financial Managers 1,230 0.52% $42.25 $46.48 $96,670 2.8 %
11-3041 Compensation and Benefits Managers 250 0.11% $36.42 $39.02 $81,160 3.9 %
11-3049 Human Resources Managers, All Other 120 0.05% $36.29 $43.49 $90,450 6.7 %
11-3071 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers 110 0.05% $23.14 $25.88 $53,830 4.9 %
11-9041 Engineering Managers 820 0.34% $40.12 $44.53 $92,620 3.3 %
11-9199 Managers, All Other 1,280 0.54% $33.60 $40.41 $84,060 6.9 %
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Business and Financial Operations Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
13-0000 Business and Financial Operations Occupations 4,460 1.87% $24.24 $26.89 $55,940 1.9 %
13-1023 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products 40 0.02% $21.88 $25.05 $52,100 10.3 %
13-1041 Compliance Officers, Except Agriculture, Construction, Health and Safety, and Transportation 50 0.02% $23.45 $27.40 $56,990 7.4 %
13-1071 Employment, Recruitment, and Placement Specialists 50 0.02% $27.43 $27.16 $56,490 6.0 %
13-1072 Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists 120 0.05% $25.72 $28.45 $59,170 4.7 %
13-1073 Training and Development Specialists 60 0.03% $26.46 $31.32 $65,140 10.3 %
13-1079 Human Resources, Training, and Labor Relations Specialists, All Other 170 0.07% $25.74 $27.42 $57,030 3.0 %
13-1081 Logisticians 50 0.02% $31.05 $31.69 $65,920 5.4 %
13-1111 Management Analysts 230 0.10% $27.32 $30.88 $64,220 8.8 %
13-1121 Meeting and Convention Planners (8) (8) $17.33 $17.59 $36,580 6.5 %
13-1199 Business Operations Specialists, All Other 1,140 0.48% $23.09 $25.56 $53,160 2.8 %
13-2011 Accountants and Auditors 2,040 0.86% $24.42 $26.83 $55,810 1.8 %
13-2041 Credit Analysts 40 0.02% $21.23 $22.65 $47,100 4.8 %
13-2051 Financial Analysts 130 0.05% $28.90 $33.41 $69,500 5.6 %
13-2099 Financial Specialists, All Other 80 0.03% $30.42 $37.10 $77,170 8.2 %
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Computer and Mathematical Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
15-0000 Computer and Mathematical Occupations 2,980 1.25% $25.16 $27.08 $56,320 2.3 %
15-1021 Computer Programmers 330 0.14% $26.01 $27.67 $57,560 3.2 %
15-1031 Computer Software Engineers, Applications 210 0.09% $32.62 $32.30 $67,190 3.1 %
15-1032 Computer Software Engineers, Systems Software 130 0.05% $42.34 $41.08 $85,450 10.4 %
15-1041 Computer Support Specialists 480 0.20% $18.05 $20.39 $42,410 4.7 %
15-1051 Computer Systems Analysts 130 0.05% $29.70 $30.60 $63,650 4.0 %
15-1061 Database Administrators 170 0.07% $25.07 $26.47 $55,070 3.0 %
15-1071 Network and Computer Systems Administrators 780 0.33% $26.59 $27.81 $57,840 2.6 %
15-1081 Network Systems and Data Communications Analysts 650 0.27% $24.11 $25.81 $53,680 2.8 %
15-1099 Computer Specialists, All Other 50 0.02% $18.93 $20.34 $42,300 6.0 %
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Architecture and Engineering Occupations top
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SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
17-0000 Architecture and Engineering Occupations 3,990 1.68% $26.91 $28.98 $60,290 2.3 %
17-2061 Computer Hardware Engineers 60 0.03% $37.77 $38.89 $80,890 8.7 %
17-2071 Electrical Engineers 150 0.06% $28.11 $30.04 $62,490 2.3 %
17-2072 Electronics Engineers, Except Computer 1,520 0.64% $33.11 $34.27 $71,290 2.2 %
17-2112 Industrial Engineers (8) (8) $30.89 $30.70 $63,850 1.9 %
17-2199 Engineers, All Other 360 0.15% $37.50 $33.10 $68,850 3.1 %
17-3023 Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technicians 1,640 0.69% $21.66 $22.40 $46,590 1.8 %
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Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations top
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SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
19-0000 Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations 1,540 0.65% $24.31 $28.38 $59,020 2.2 %
19-2021 Atmospheric and Space Scientists 390 0.16% $29.80 $35.75 $74,360 3.6 %
19-3021 Market Research Analysts 1,070 0.45% $22.37 $25.83 $53,720 2.8 %
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Legal Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
23-0000 Legal Occupations 500 0.21% $45.40 $49.29 $102,520 4.0 %
23-1011 Lawyers 330 0.14% $57.85 $63.16 $131,380 8.8 %
23-2011 Paralegals and Legal Assistants 170 0.07% $24.15 $23.48 $48,830 2.5 %
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Education, Training, and Library Occupations top
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SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
25-0000 Education, Training, and Library Occupations 110 0.05% $18.36 $18.98 $39,480 3.7 %
25-4021 Librarians 60 0.03% $18.94 $18.80 $39,110 4.2 %
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Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations top
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SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
27-0000 Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations 128,670 54.04% $14.34 $18.65 $38,790 1.5 %
27-1011 Art Directors 300 0.13% $26.30 $31.33 $65,160 6.3 %
27-1014 Multi-Media Artists and Animators 1,520 0.64% $19.39 $20.93 $43,530 3.2 %
27-1024 Graphic Designers 1,150 0.48% $18.00 $19.82 $41,230 2.9 %
27-1027 Set and Exhibit Designers 440 0.18% $26.61 $25.89 $53,860 4.2 %
27-1029 Designers, All Other 50 0.02% $21.36 $24.36 $50,660 9.4 %
27-2011 Actors 370 0.16% $30.82 $37.09 (6) 13.0 %
27-2012 Producers and Directors 16,930 7.11% $21.10 $26.15 $54,400 2.9 %
27-2041 Music Directors and Composers 160 0.07% $18.38 $22.10 $45,960 12.1 %
27-2042 Musicians and Singers (8) (8) $10.08 $17.92 (6) 4.2 %
27-2099 Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related Workers, All Other 100 0.04% $16.96 $22.61 (6) 9.6 %
27-3011 Radio and Television Announcers 38,350 16.11% $10.49 $14.95 $31,100 1.5 %
27-3012 Public Address System and Other Announcers 600 0.25% $8.46 $10.74 $22,350 3.9 %
27-3021 Broadcast News Analysts 5,610 2.36% $18.19 $28.25 $58,770 3.2 %
27-3022 Reporters and Correspondents 10,140 4.26% $16.37 $21.43 $44,580 2.3 %
27-3031 Public Relations Specialists 2,980 1.25% $17.20 $19.11 $39,750 2.5 %
27-3041 Editors 3,610 1.52% $19.52 $22.05 $45,870 1.9 %
27-3042 Technical Writers 170 0.07% $21.29 $22.15 $46,070 6.3 %
27-3043 Writers and Authors 2,470 1.04% $18.61 $20.80 $43,260 2.9 %
27-3091 Interpreters and Translators (8) (8) $16.05 $17.91 $37,250 8.6 %
27-3099 Media and Communication Workers, All Other 1,500 0.63% $16.14 $20.26 $42,140 5.0 %
27-4011 Audio and Video Equipment Technicians 3,270 1.37% $13.19 $15.71 $32,680 4.5 %
27-4012 Broadcast Technicians 20,800 8.74% $12.13 $15.15 $31,520 2.0 %
27-4013 Radio Operators 260 0.11% $10.78 $13.46 $27,990 5.7 %
27-4014 Sound Engineering Technicians 2,050 0.86% $15.95 $18.73 $38,970 3.3 %
27-4021 Photographers 3,470 1.46% $14.07 $15.57 $32,390 2.1 %
27-4031 Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Motion Picture 8,360 3.51% $14.21 $16.73 $34,810 2.3 %
27-4032 Film and Video Editors 2,760 1.16% $18.45 $21.27 $44,250 3.4 %
27-4099 Media and Communication Equipment Workers, All Other 820 0.34% $13.68 $16.68 $34,700 4.7 %
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Protective Service Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
33-0000 Protective Service Occupations 50 0.02% $12.88 $14.36 $29,870 9.9 %
33-9032 Security Guards 40 0.02% $12.15 $13.42 $27,920 10.7 %
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Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations top
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SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
35-0000 Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations 70 0.03% $7.09 $9.65 $20,070 8.5 %
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Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
37-0000 Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 920 0.39% $9.01 $9.77 $20,320 1.8 %
37-2011 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 830 0.35% $8.63 $9.47 $19,700 1.9 %
37-3011 Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers 70 0.03% $10.94 $11.87 $24,680 5.1 %
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Personal Care and Service Occupations top
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SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
39-0000 Personal Care and Service Occupations 130 0.05% $14.32 $18.63 $38,760 11.4 %
39-3099 Entertainment attendants and related workers, all other 40 0.02% $7.74 $8.25 $17,160 3.8 %
39-5091 Makeup Artists, Theatrical and Performance 60 0.03% $28.61 $24.54 $51,040 10.1 %
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Sales and Related Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
41-0000 Sales and Related Occupations 37,380 15.70% $19.36 $24.39 $50,730 1.3 %
41-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Retail Sales Workers 430 0.18% $23.44 $26.93 $56,010 6.0 %
41-1012 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Non-Retail Sales Workers 2,520 1.06% $36.35 $39.57 $82,310 2.0 %
41-2011 Cashiers 340 0.14% $8.43 $9.23 $19,200 7.8 %
41-3011 Advertising Sales Agents 29,880 12.55% $18.74 $23.76 $49,410 1.2 %
41-3099 Sales Representatives, Services, All Other 940 0.39% $20.63 $23.81 $49,520 4.7 %
41-4011 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products 190 0.08% $21.36 $26.48 $55,080 14.9 %
41-4012 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 880 0.37% $20.06 $23.43 $48,730 7.1 %
41-9011 Demonstrators and Product Promoters (8) (8) $14.09 $17.94 $37,310 7.3 %
41-9041 Telemarketers 790 0.33% $10.73 $12.21 $25,400 3.2 %
41-9099 Sales and Related Workers, All Other 1,330 0.56% $19.18 $21.36 $44,430 6.9 %
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Office and Administrative Support Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
43-0000 Office and Administrative Support Occupations 32,790 13.77% $13.10 $14.33 $29,800 0.9 %
43-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Office and Administrative Support Workers 2,640 1.11% $21.70 $23.12 $48,090 1.8 %
43-2011 Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service 840 0.35% $9.83 $10.45 $21,730 3.2 %
43-3011 Bill and Account Collectors 710 0.30% $14.32 $14.94 $31,070 1.6 %
43-3021 Billing and Posting Clerks and Machine Operators 980 0.41% $12.66 $13.20 $27,450 1.3 %
43-3031 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 3,270 1.37% $13.55 $14.56 $30,280 1.6 %
43-3051 Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks 370 0.16% $16.15 $17.01 $35,380 2.4 %
43-4021 Correspondence Clerks (8) (8) $10.86 $13.93 $28,970 4.2 %
43-4051 Customer Service Representatives 1,080 0.45% $12.99 $14.32 $29,790 3.2 %
43-4071 File Clerks 550 0.23% $11.57 $11.79 $24,510 2.0 %
43-4151 Order Clerks 870 0.37% $12.73 $13.27 $27,600 2.8 %
43-4161 Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping 230 0.10% $16.56 $17.04 $35,440 1.6 %
43-4171 Receptionists and Information Clerks 2,880 1.21% $10.24 $10.80 $22,470 1.9 %
43-4199 Information and Record Clerks, All Other 40 0.02% $11.08 $11.72 $24,370 4.7 %
43-5021 Couriers and Messengers 140 0.06% $9.10 $9.83 $20,440 4.3 %
43-5061 Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks 1,450 0.61% $16.38 $16.89 $35,130 1.6 %
43-5071 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks 530 0.22% $13.09 $14.00 $29,120 2.2 %
43-5081 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 70 0.03% $11.94 $13.74 $28,580 10.9 %
43-6011 Executive Secretaries and Administrative Assistants 4,020 1.69% $16.40 $17.08 $35,530 1.0 %
43-6014 Secretaries, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 3,110 1.31% $12.46 $12.74 $26,500 1.5 %
43-9011 Computer Operators 500 0.21% $14.67 $15.04 $31,280 2.2 %
43-9021 Data Entry Keyers 920 0.39% $11.57 $12.39 $25,780 2.3 %
43-9022 Word Processors and Typists 50 0.02% $11.46 $12.89 $26,810 5.2 %
43-9051 Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service 180 0.08% $12.20 $12.35 $25,690 2.7 %
43-9061 Office Clerks, General 6,390 2.68% $11.04 $12.01 $24,980 1.8 %
43-9071 Office Machine Operators, Except Computer 90 0.04% $10.62 $11.45 $23,810 3.4 %
43-9081 Proofreaders and Copy Markers 120 0.05% $13.31 $14.35 $29,850 3.3 %
43-9199 Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other 530 0.22% $12.07 $11.95 $24,850 6.3 %
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Construction and Extraction Occupations top
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SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
47-0000 Construction and Extraction Occupations 80 0.03% $16.22 $19.35 $40,240 14.7 %
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Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
49-0000 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 1,850 0.78% $19.56 $20.59 $42,820 2.0 %
49-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers 160 0.07% $29.92 $31.59 $65,710 5.1 %
49-2022 Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers 140 0.06% $21.42 $20.66 $42,960 4.9 %
49-2094 Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment 510 0.21% $19.21 $20.40 $42,440 2.3 %
49-9021 Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers 40 0.02% $23.19 $22.72 $47,250 6.4 %
49-9042 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 610 0.26% $17.90 $18.71 $38,920 2.6 %
49-9043 Maintenance Workers, Machinery 40 0.02% $19.90 $22.06 $45,890 12.4 %
49-9061 Camera and Photographic Equipment Repairers 190 0.08% $23.33 $23.13 $48,110 6.6 %
49-9098 Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers 70 0.03% $8.99 $9.81 $20,400 5.1 %
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Production Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
51-0000 Production Occupations 560 0.24% $12.22 $13.78 $28,660 5.7 %
51-9061 Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers 140 0.06% $15.12 $16.69 $34,710 3.0 %
51-9132 Photographic Processing Machine Operators 220 0.09% $12.58 $13.59 $28,260 4.2 %
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Transportation and Material Moving Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
53-0000 Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 560 0.24% $9.86 $12.02 $25,000 4.6 %
53-3033 Truck Drivers, Light or Delivery Services 200 0.08% $11.57 $12.60 $26,210 8.3 %
53-7062 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 140 0.06% $8.20 $9.37 $19,490 7.2 %

About May 2004 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

(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) Wages for some occupations that do not generally work year-round, full time, are reported either as hourly wages or annual salaries depending on how they are typically paid.

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

(6) There is wide variation in the number of hours worked by those employed as actors, dancers, musicians, and singers. Many jobs are for a duration of 1 day or 1 week and it is extremely rare for a performer to have guaranteed employment for a period that exceeds 3 to 6 months.

(8) Estimates not released.

(9) Wage data for this occupation were removed because of reporting errors.




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