Occupational Employment Statistics

May 2004 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

NAICS 524100 - Insurance Carriers


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 524100 - Insurance Carriers.

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

NAICS Industry 524100 - Insurance Carriers is part of: NAICS 524000 - Insurance Carriers and Related Activities.

NAICS 524100 - Insurance Carriers consists of:

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NAICS 524100 - Insurance Carriers

All 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)
00-0000 All Occupations 1,281,980 100.00% $19.48 $23.63 $49,140 0.5 %
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Management 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)
11-0000 Management Occupations 96,140 7.50% $44.79 $50.44 $104,920 0.6 %
11-1011 Chief Executives 5,530 0.43% (5) $79.67 $165,720 1.1 %
11-1021 General and Operations Managers 20,110 1.57% $49.13 $55.92 $116,320 1.1 %
11-2011 Advertising and Promotions Managers 860 0.07% $33.68 $39.39 $81,930 4.1 %
11-2021 Marketing Managers 5,710 0.45% $41.74 $46.89 $97,520 1.3 %
11-2022 Sales Managers 7,640 0.60% $44.29 $49.80 $103,590 1.3 %
11-2031 Public Relations Managers 1,150 0.09% $40.51 $46.29 $96,270 2.9 %
11-3011 Administrative Services Managers 7,690 0.60% $36.47 $38.80 $80,700 1.3 %
11-3021 Computer and Information Systems Managers 11,280 0.88% $47.07 $49.11 $102,150 0.8 %
11-3031 Financial Managers 14,310 1.12% $45.72 $50.42 $104,870 0.9 %
11-3041 Compensation and Benefits Managers 1,520 0.12% $36.07 $40.29 $83,810 2.5 %
11-3042 Training and Development Managers 1,510 0.12% $36.69 $38.94 $80,990 1.5 %
11-3049 Human Resources Managers, All Other 1,500 0.12% $45.01 $47.88 $99,600 1.4 %
11-3051 Industrial Production Managers 40 (7) $40.21 $37.91 $78,850 3.2 %
11-3061 Purchasing Managers 360 0.03% $40.57 $42.43 $88,240 2.9 %
11-3071 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers 40 (7) $37.40 $38.44 $79,960 6.0 %
11-9041 Engineering Managers 40 (7) $49.17 $50.04 $104,070 3.7 %
11-9111 Medical and Health Services Managers 4,380 0.34% $41.99 $51.43 $106,980 2.6 %
11-9121 Natural Sciences Managers 60 (7) $55.36 $58.92 $122,560 4.8 %
11-9141 Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers 390 0.03% $33.32 $36.39 $75,690 7.4 %
11-9151 Social and Community Service Managers 270 0.02% $27.80 $31.78 $66,100 5.8 %
11-9199 Managers, All Other 11,670 0.91% $41.17 $43.63 $90,740 1.2 %
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Business and Financial Operations 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)
13-0000 Business and Financial Operations Occupations 342,340 26.70% $23.27 $25.31 $52,640 0.6 %
13-1021 Purchasing Agents and Buyers, Farm Products 80 0.01% $24.78 $29.52 $61,400 12.6 %
13-1022 Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products 100 0.01% $26.86 $26.93 $56,020 3.3 %
13-1023 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products 2,530 0.20% $23.56 $24.24 $50,410 0.9 %
13-1031 Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators 141,560 11.04% $21.45 $22.97 $47,780 0.8 %
13-1032 Insurance Appraisers, Auto Damage 6,600 0.51% $23.37 $23.71 $49,320 0.9 %
13-1041 Compliance Officers, Except Agriculture, Construction, Health and Safety, and Transportation 6,780 0.53% $24.08 $25.91 $53,890 1.1 %
13-1051 Cost Estimators (8) (8) $24.65 $27.11 $56,390 3.5 %
13-1061 Emergency Management Specialists 270 0.02% $25.07 $25.49 $53,010 9.0 %
13-1071 Employment, Recruitment, and Placement Specialists 2,300 0.18% $22.04 $23.44 $48,760 1.2 %
13-1072 Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists 4,500 0.35% $23.08 $24.54 $51,050 1.1 %
13-1073 Training and Development Specialists 9,240 0.72% $22.74 $24.39 $50,740 0.9 %
13-1079 Human Resources, Training, and Labor Relations Specialists, All Other 3,220 0.25% $25.21 $26.46 $55,030 2.0 %
13-1081 Logisticians (8) (8) $29.08 $30.12 $62,650 2.8 %
13-1111 Management Analysts 19,110 1.49% $26.29 $28.27 $58,800 0.9 %
13-1121 Meeting and Convention Planners 300 0.02% $24.03 $24.43 $50,820 2.1 %
13-1199 Business Operations Specialists, All Other 30,240 2.36% $25.60 $27.55 $57,310 1.1 %
13-2011 Accountants and Auditors 25,990 2.03% $24.33 $26.36 $54,840 1.2 %
13-2021 Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate 740 0.06% $25.44 $25.41 $52,860 2.1 %
13-2031 Budget Analysts 1,320 0.10% $25.46 $26.34 $54,790 1.7 %
13-2041 Credit Analysts 870 0.07% $26.36 $29.45 $61,250 7.0 %
13-2051 Financial Analysts 11,340 0.88% $27.94 $32.16 $66,880 2.6 %
13-2052 Personal Financial Advisors 2,610 0.20% $20.79 $25.38 $52,780 4.3 %
13-2053 Insurance Underwriters 61,250 4.78% $23.69 $26.54 $55,210 1.2 %
13-2061 Financial Examiners 990 0.08% $22.55 $25.42 $52,870 3.1 %
13-2071 Loan Counselors 70 0.01% $18.92 $21.17 $44,040 6.8 %
13-2072 Loan Officers 4,160 0.32% $25.87 $30.13 $62,670 3.3 %
13-2082 Tax Preparers 40 (7) $16.17 $18.94 $39,400 10.4 %
13-2099 Financial Specialists, All Other 5,140 0.40% $24.42 $25.97 $54,010 1.5 %
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Computer and Mathematical 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)
15-0000 Computer and Mathematical Occupations 115,750 9.03% $30.35 $31.21 $64,920 0.6 %
15-1011 Computer and Information Scientists, Research 110 0.01% $40.65 $39.76 $82,690 3.8 %
15-1021 Computer Programmers 17,290 1.35% $30.28 $30.94 $64,350 0.8 %
15-1031 Computer Software Engineers, Applications 13,640 1.06% $32.90 $33.42 $69,500 1.0 %
15-1032 Computer Software Engineers, Systems Software 3,990 0.31% $35.75 $35.90 $74,670 1.1 %
15-1041 Computer Support Specialists 12,630 0.99% $20.41 $21.39 $44,490 0.9 %
15-1051 Computer Systems Analysts 32,260 2.52% $32.13 $32.55 $67,690 0.8 %
15-1061 Database Administrators 4,310 0.34% $33.78 $33.39 $69,450 1.1 %
15-1071 Network and Computer Systems Administrators 7,080 0.55% $29.23 $30.04 $62,480 0.9 %
15-1081 Network Systems and Data Communications Analysts 5,530 0.43% $31.09 $31.66 $65,860 1.3 %
15-1099 Computer Specialists, All Other (8) (8) $26.83 $29.12 $60,570 2.8 %
15-2011 Actuaries 8,010 0.62% $36.56 $40.26 $83,740 1.2 %
15-2021 Mathematicians 60 (7) $32.38 $33.85 $70,410 5.6 %
15-2031 Operations Research Analysts 4,230 0.33% $23.66 $25.27 $52,550 1.6 %
15-2041 Statisticians 1,060 0.08% $25.17 $26.75 $55,630 1.7 %
15-2091 Mathematical Technicians 180 0.01% $21.03 $24.64 $51,250 7.1 %
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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 3,080 0.24% $30.44 $31.06 $64,600 2.0 %
17-1011 Architects, Except Landscape and Naval 80 0.01% $43.64 $45.22 $94,070 7.4 %
17-2071 Electrical Engineers 30 (7) $34.60 $34.34 $71,430 3.4 %
17-2072 Electronics Engineers, Except Computer 30 (7) $36.08 $36.56 $76,050 4.3 %
17-2111 Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors 1,760 0.14% $30.79 $31.52 $65,570 1.3 %
17-2112 Industrial Engineers 150 0.01% $29.49 $30.24 $62,890 3.6 %
17-2199 Engineers, All Other 590 0.05% $35.88 $35.58 $74,010 2.9 %
17-3023 Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technicians 50 (7) $23.49 $22.33 $46,450 7.3 %
17-3026 Industrial Engineering Technicians 30 (7) $20.77 $23.48 $48,840 6.9 %
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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 8,310 0.65% $24.60 $26.71 $55,550 1.4 %
19-1042 Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists 100 0.01% $28.08 $32.19 $66,960 12.8 %
19-3011 Economists 50 (7) $28.90 $31.69 $65,910 4.9 %
19-3021 Market Research Analysts 7,920 0.62% $24.53 $26.64 $55,410 1.5 %
19-3099 Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other 40 (7) $23.20 $24.12 $50,160 5.8 %
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Community and Social Services 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)
21-0000 Community and Social Services Occupations 2,150 0.17% $22.50 $22.04 $45,850 3.0 %
21-1011 Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors (8) (8) $14.15 $30.38 $63,180 23.3 %
21-1015 Rehabilitation Counselors 90 0.01% $15.39 $17.67 $36,760 8.0 %
21-1022 Medical and Public Health Social Workers 710 0.06% $24.56 $24.23 $50,400 3.1 %
21-1023 Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers (8) (8) $16.89 $18.19 $37,830 8.7 %
21-1029 Social Workers, All Other 80 0.01% $21.49 $21.91 $45,580 2.6 %
21-1091 Health Educators 760 0.06% $21.90 $22.60 $47,010 2.5 %
21-1093 Social and Human Service Assistants 230 0.02% $13.10 $14.88 $30,950 11.2 %
21-1099 Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other (8) (8) $21.49 $22.48 $46,760 7.6 %
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Legal 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)
23-0000 Legal Occupations 37,750 2.94% $22.43 $28.12 $58,490 1.3 %
23-1011 Lawyers 9,920 0.77% $45.32 $49.75 $103,480 1.1 %
23-1022 Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators 240 0.02% $29.45 $28.43 $59,140 3.4 %
23-2011 Paralegals and Legal Assistants 4,440 0.35% $21.52 $22.25 $46,270 1.2 %
23-2092 Law Clerks 190 0.01% $15.14 $16.08 $33,440 3.1 %
23-2093 Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers 21,220 1.66% $18.07 $19.92 $41,430 1.3 %
23-2099 Legal Support Workers, All Other 1,740 0.14% $20.27 $20.97 $43,610 4.3 %
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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 410 0.03% $18.24 $20.34 $42,300 4.5 %
25-4021 Librarians 70 0.01% $23.46 $24.37 $50,690 5.0 %
25-9099 Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other 30 (7) $16.72 $17.68 $36,780 6.7 %
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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 6,420 0.50% $22.25 $23.67 $49,240 0.9 %
27-1011 Art Directors 70 0.01% $35.18 $36.81 $76,570 3.6 %
27-1024 Graphic Designers 930 0.07% $20.95 $21.52 $44,770 1.0 %
27-1025 Interior Designers 50 (7) $22.28 $22.10 $45,960 6.6 %
27-1029 Designers, All Other 60 (7) $22.30 $22.77 $47,360 3.0 %
27-3031 Public Relations Specialists 3,580 0.28% $22.41 $24.06 $50,040 1.2 %
27-3041 Editors 200 0.02% $24.98 $25.26 $52,530 3.6 %
27-3042 Technical Writers 430 0.03% $21.48 $22.71 $47,240 1.9 %
27-3043 Writers and Authors 600 0.05% $22.95 $23.88 $49,680 2.5 %
27-3091 Interpreters and Translators 30 (7) $16.72 $17.39 $36,170 4.1 %
27-3099 Media and Communication Workers, All Other 240 0.02% $22.95 $24.30 $50,540 3.0 %
27-4011 Audio and Video Equipment Technicians 60 (7) $19.75 $20.28 $42,170 3.4 %
27-4099 Media and Communication Equipment Workers, All Other 40 (7) $16.92 $20.31 $42,230 6.5 %
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Healthcare Practitioner and Technical 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)
29-0000 Healthcare Practitioner and Technical Occupations 23,790 1.86% $24.33 $25.97 $54,010 1.6 %
29-1021 Dentists, General 210 0.02% $56.54 $55.95 $116,380 6.2 %
29-1029 Dentists, All Other Specialists 100 0.01% $40.26 $40.06 $83,330 3.5 %
29-1031 Dietitians and Nutritionists 90 0.01% $24.12 $25.27 $52,560 6.0 %
29-1051 Pharmacists 940 0.07% $42.14 $41.48 $86,290 2.6 %
29-1062 Family and General Practitioners 90 0.01% $65.14 $63.76 $132,620 9.5 %
29-1063 Internists, General (8) (8) (5) $72.70 $151,210 9.2 %
29-1069 Physicians and Surgeons, All Other 260 0.02% $65.14 $66.38 $138,080 5.1 %
29-1111 Registered Nurses 14,830 1.16% $25.23 $25.70 $53,450 1.0 %
29-1122 Occupational Therapists 100 0.01% $26.00 $26.60 $55,320 2.7 %
29-1123 Physical Therapists 110 0.01% $27.20 $29.01 $60,350 8.3 %
29-1199 Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other 240 0.02% $27.67 $40.22 $83,670 8.3 %
29-2011 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists 660 0.05% $22.59 $23.50 $48,890 7.3 %
29-2012 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians (8) (8) $14.35 $15.09 $31,380 7.4 %
29-2031 Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians 80 0.01% $17.79 $18.45 $38,370 4.9 %
29-2034 Radiologic Technologists and Technicians 260 0.02% $20.33 $20.78 $43,220 4.2 %
29-2052 Pharmacy Technicians (8) (8) $14.10 $14.02 $29,160 2.7 %
29-2054 Respiratory Therapy Technicians 80 0.01% $18.24 $18.53 $38,550 4.2 %
29-2055 Surgical Technologists 150 0.01% $13.70 $13.96 $29,030 4.8 %
29-2061 Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 1,080 0.08% $18.99 $18.83 $39,160 1.9 %
29-2071 Medical Records and Health Information Technicians 1,530 0.12% $16.24 $16.99 $35,340 2.3 %
29-2099 Health Technologists and Technicians, All Other 170 0.01% $16.53 $17.62 $36,640 5.1 %
29-9011 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists 470 0.04% $28.06 $28.52 $59,310 3.6 %
29-9099 Healthcare Practitioner and Technical Workers, All Other 830 0.06% $20.02 $20.76 $43,190 4.9 %
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Healthcare Support 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)
31-0000 Healthcare Support Occupations 2,270 0.18% $12.23 $12.82 $26,670 1.8 %
31-1012 Nursing Aides, Orderlies, and Attendants 300 0.02% $10.13 $10.81 $22,490 5.8 %
31-9091 Dental Assistants 330 0.03% $11.91 $11.90 $24,750 3.3 %
31-9092 Medical Assistants 660 0.05% $12.29 $12.57 $26,140 2.2 %
31-9094 Medical Transcriptionists 280 0.02% $14.06 $14.76 $30,700 4.1 %
31-9095 Pharmacy Aides 110 0.01% $9.90 $10.30 $21,420 3.7 %
31-9099 Healthcare Support Workers, All Other (8) (8) $13.08 $14.33 $29,800 4.9 %
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Protective 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)
33-0000 Protective Service Occupations 1,910 0.15% $14.84 $16.53 $34,380 1.8 %
33-1099 First-Line Supervisors/Managers, Protective Service Workers, All Other 110 0.01% $24.53 $25.39 $52,820 2.0 %
33-9021 Private Detectives and Investigators 710 0.06% $18.56 $19.79 $41,150 3.0 %
33-9032 Security Guards 1,050 0.08% $12.84 $13.39 $27,860 1.7 %
33-9099 Protective Service Workers, All Other 40 (7) $17.00 $18.50 $38,480 6.5 %
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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 (8) (8) $8.74 $9.66 $20,100 1.9 %
35-1012 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 50 (7) $15.79 $17.21 $35,800 5.6 %
35-2012 Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria 130 0.01% $10.33 $10.85 $22,560 3.4 %
35-3021 Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food (8) (8) $8.38 $8.78 $18,270 2.1 %
35-3022 Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop 170 0.01% $7.72 $8.27 $17,210 3.0 %
35-9011 Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers 110 0.01% $7.91 $8.62 $17,930 4.8 %
35-9021 Dishwashers 50 (7) $7.80 $8.01 $16,650 3.1 %
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Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 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)
37-0000 Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 2,480 0.19% $10.06 $11.04 $22,970 1.8 %
37-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Housekeeping and Janitorial Workers 130 0.01% $18.98 $19.73 $41,030 2.6 %
37-2011 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 1,990 0.16% $9.81 $10.34 $21,500 1.9 %
37-2012 Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 130 0.01% $7.97 $8.40 $17,460 4.8 %
37-3011 Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers 190 0.01% $13.44 $13.31 $27,690 3.4 %
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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 230 0.02% $10.84 $15.17 $31,560 8.1 %
39-9021 Personal and Home Care Aides (8) (8) $9.47 $9.35 $19,440 2.7 %
39-9031 Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors 70 0.01% $10.92 $13.04 $27,120 5.3 %
39-9099 Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other 40 (7) $30.25 $25.32 $52,660 10.8 %
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Sales and 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)
41-0000 Sales and Related Occupations 105,500 8.23% $20.73 $25.77 $53,600 1.1 %
41-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Retail Sales Workers 1,050 0.08% $28.25 $31.80 $66,150 3.9 %
41-1012 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Non-Retail Sales Workers 8,340 0.65% $30.02 $35.35 $73,530 2.7 %
41-2011 Cashiers 170 0.01% $11.44 $11.72 $24,380 4.8 %
41-2021 Counter and Rental Clerks 100 0.01% $12.43 $12.17 $25,310 2.5 %
41-2031 Retail Salespersons 140 0.01% $16.42 $18.42 $38,320 12.7 %
41-3011 Advertising Sales Agents 160 0.01% $17.48 $21.25 $44,190 5.3 %
41-3021 Insurance Sales Agents 77,430 6.04% $20.20 $25.25 $52,510 1.3 %
41-3031 Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents 3,910 0.31% $26.83 $35.47 $73,780 3.7 %
41-3041 Travel Agents 280 0.02% $12.63 $13.28 $27,630 2.4 %
41-3099 Sales Representatives, Services, All Other 5,550 0.43% $22.12 $26.06 $54,210 2.6 %
41-4011 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products 70 0.01% $23.61 $25.59 $53,220 6.7 %
41-4012 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 550 0.04% $26.44 $27.78 $57,780 3.2 %
41-9021 Real Estate Brokers 100 0.01% $27.34 $36.27 $75,450 13.7 %
41-9022 Real Estate Sales Agents 260 0.02% $23.55 $29.08 $60,490 8.4 %
41-9041 Telemarketers 4,970 0.39% $12.95 $13.19 $27,430 2.2 %
41-9099 Sales and Related Workers, All Other (8) (8) $17.16 $18.84 $39,190 3.3 %
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Office and Administrative Support 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)
43-0000 Office and Administrative Support Occupations 525,230 40.97% $14.34 $15.43 $32,090 0.4 %
43-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Office and Administrative Support Workers 41,730 3.26% $23.85 $24.93 $51,850 0.6 %
43-2011 Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service 3,170 0.25% $11.69 $11.98 $24,910 0.9 %
43-2021 Telephone Operators 70 0.01% $13.92 $14.94 $31,080 2.3 %
43-3011 Bill and Account Collectors 5,610 0.44% $14.65 $15.30 $31,830 1.2 %
43-3021 Billing and Posting Clerks and Machine Operators 8,650 0.67% $13.85 $14.19 $29,520 1.1 %
43-3031 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 23,230 1.81% $14.47 $15.15 $31,520 0.8 %
43-3051 Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks 1,690 0.13% $15.62 $15.97 $33,220 1.4 %
43-3061 Procurement Clerks 230 0.02% $15.37 $15.98 $33,250 2.6 %
43-3071 Tellers 110 0.01% $11.91 $12.15 $25,270 4.0 %
43-4011 Brokerage Clerks 860 0.07% $17.12 $17.55 $36,510 2.4 %
43-4021 Correspondence Clerks 4,860 0.38% $14.27 $14.70 $30,580 1.9 %
43-4041 Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks 260 0.02% $15.03 $15.79 $32,840 4.1 %
43-4051 Customer Service Representatives 126,470 9.87% $14.32 $14.98 $31,160 0.6 %
43-4061 Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs 70 0.01% $13.68 $14.25 $29,650 4.5 %
43-4071 File Clerks 8,940 0.70% $10.59 $11.07 $23,030 0.8 %
43-4111 Interviewers, Except Eligibility and Loan 2,570 0.20% $14.64 $14.94 $31,080 2.8 %
43-4131 Loan Interviewers and Clerks 7,700 0.60% $15.33 $15.90 $33,070 2.0 %
43-4141 New Accounts Clerks 580 0.05% $12.97 $13.20 $27,460 2.3 %
43-4151 Order Clerks 220 0.02% $14.80 $14.63 $30,420 2.1 %
43-4161 Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping 3,400 0.27% $15.55 $16.13 $33,560 0.9 %
43-4171 Receptionists and Information Clerks 7,080 0.55% $11.53 $11.78 $24,510 0.9 %
43-4199 Information and Record Clerks, All Other 3,520 0.27% $14.81 $15.49 $32,210 1.7 %
43-5021 Couriers and Messengers 1,950 0.15% $10.04 $10.36 $21,550 1.4 %
43-5061 Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks 1,250 0.10% $16.16 $16.89 $35,140 1.6 %
43-5071 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks 450 0.04% $12.51 $12.84 $26,700 2.8 %
43-5081 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 830 0.06% $11.49 $12.30 $25,590 1.3 %
43-5111 Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping 130 0.01% $15.92 $15.75 $32,750 2.5 %
43-6011 Executive Secretaries and Administrative Assistants 29,340 2.29% $18.28 $18.90 $39,300 0.6 %
43-6012 Legal Secretaries 3,100 0.24% $18.87 $19.06 $39,640 1.1 %
43-6013 Medical Secretaries 270 0.02% $15.76 $16.06 $33,410 3.7 %
43-6014 Secretaries, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 22,170 1.73% $14.05 $14.42 $29,990 0.8 %
43-9011 Computer Operators 5,160 0.40% $15.40 $15.88 $33,030 1.3 %
43-9021 Data Entry Keyers 12,140 0.95% $11.53 $11.91 $24,760 0.9 %
43-9022 Word Processors and Typists 6,370 0.50% $13.24 $13.72 $28,540 1.0 %
43-9031 Desktop Publishers 410 0.03% $17.41 $17.49 $36,370 1.3 %
43-9041 Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks 120,880 9.43% $14.13 $14.77 $30,730 0.5 %
43-9051 Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service 9,210 0.72% $11.14 $11.57 $24,060 0.9 %
43-9061 Office Clerks, General 45,890 3.58% $11.80 $12.18 $25,330 0.6 %
43-9071 Office Machine Operators, Except Computer 3,300 0.26% $11.48 $12.04 $25,040 0.9 %
43-9081 Proofreaders and Copy Markers 400 0.03% $13.17 $14.38 $29,900 2.6 %
43-9111 Statistical Assistants 1,840 0.14% $17.18 $18.30 $38,070 2.1 %
43-9199 Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other 8,750 0.68% $14.15 $14.79 $30,760 1.7 %
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Construction and Extraction 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)
47-0000 Construction and Extraction Occupations 560 0.04% $24.58 $25.17 $52,360 4.1 %
47-2031 Carpenters (8) (8) $14.25 $16.54 $34,410 5.3 %
47-2111 Electricians 140 0.01% $23.28 $22.86 $47,550 2.8 %
47-4011 Construction and Building Inspectors 330 0.03% $26.19 $27.51 $57,220 5.1 %
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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 3,640 0.28% $16.97 $17.93 $37,290 0.9 %
49-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers 260 0.02% $26.51 $27.04 $56,240 1.6 %
49-2022 Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers 70 0.01% $18.40 $19.59 $40,750 5.2 %
49-3011 Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians 60 (7) $25.55 $24.87 $51,730 5.0 %
49-3023 Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 100 0.01% $18.09 $17.36 $36,110 4.4 %
49-9021 Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers 120 0.01% $21.18 $21.16 $44,010 2.6 %
49-9031 Home Appliance Repairers 60 (7) $17.64 $17.66 $36,730 2.8 %
49-9042 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 2,660 0.21% $16.17 $16.86 $35,060 0.9 %
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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 1,850 0.14% $14.92 $16.17 $33,640 2.3 %
51-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Production and Operating Workers 290 0.02% $22.23 $23.70 $49,290 2.8 %
51-2092 Team Assemblers (8) (8) $10.43 $10.55 $21,940 3.3 %
51-5011 Bindery Workers 110 0.01% $12.34 $12.81 $26,640 3.7 %
51-5021 Job Printers 350 0.03% $15.34 $16.10 $33,490 2.6 %
51-5022 Prepress Technicians and Workers 90 0.01% $14.58 $14.65 $30,470 6.1 %
51-5023 Printing Machine Operators 430 0.03% $14.30 $15.41 $32,060 2.6 %
51-8021 Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators 60 (7) $21.42 $21.37 $44,450 2.4 %
51-9131 Photographic Process Workers 60 (7) $10.98 $11.88 $24,710 4.5 %
51-9199 Production Workers, All Other 120 0.01% $8.70 $12.29 $25,560 16.7 %
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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 1,250 0.10% $13.75 $18.70 $38,890 4.5 %
53-1031 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators 100 0.01% $24.09 $24.57 $51,100 2.6 %
53-2011 Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers 80 0.01% (4) (4) (9) (9)
53-2012 Commercial Pilots 80 0.01% (4) (4) $80,290 2.9 %
53-3033 Truck Drivers, Light or Delivery Services 130 0.01% $12.80 $13.13 $27,300 2.2 %
53-3041 Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs 150 0.01% $13.27 $14.44 $30,040 4.2 %
53-6099 Transportation Workers, All Other 40 (7) $11.44 $12.87 $26,760 3.9 %
53-7062 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 210 0.02% $11.65 $12.54 $26,090 3.6 %
53-7199 Material Moving Workers, All Other 30 (7) $12.76 $14.19 $29,510 7.3 %

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.

(7) The value is less than .005 percent of industry employment.

(8) Estimates not released.

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




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Last Modified Date: November 24, 2008

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