Occupational Employment Statistics

November 2004 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

NAICS 621000 - Ambulatory Health Care Services


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 621000 - Ambulatory Health Care Services.

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

NAICS Industry 621000 - Ambulatory Health Care Services is part of: Sector 62 - Health Care and Social Assistance.

NAICS 621000 - Ambulatory Health Care Services consists of:

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NAICS 621000 - Ambulatory Health Care Services

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 4,971,950 100.00% $15.11 $22.45 $46,700 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 137,040 2.76% $31.89 $37.63 $78,270 0.7 %
11-1011 Chief Executives 7,610 0.15% $62.70 $65.66 $136,570 1.2 %
11-1021 General and Operations Managers 39,440 0.79% $33.75 $39.63 $82,430 1.0 %
11-2011 Advertising and Promotions Managers 310 0.01% $26.20 $27.49 $57,180 3.7 %
11-2021 Marketing Managers 1,320 0.03% $31.48 $36.31 $75,520 2.9 %
11-2022 Sales Managers 530 0.01% $49.74 $54.80 $113,990 3.6 %
11-2031 Public Relations Managers 670 0.01% $28.29 $31.93 $66,410 2.4 %
11-3011 Administrative Services Managers 11,760 0.24% $25.34 $28.24 $58,740 2.7 %
11-3021 Computer and Information Systems Managers 2,700 0.05% $36.00 $38.84 $80,790 5.0 %
11-3031 Financial Managers 7,140 0.14% $35.76 $39.76 $82,710 1.7 %
11-3041 Compensation and Benefits Managers 1,370 0.03% $26.33 $29.24 $60,820 1.9 %
11-3042 Training and Development Managers 600 0.01% $33.28 $36.31 $75,530 3.4 %
11-3049 Human Resources Managers, All Other 970 0.02% $34.85 $36.93 $76,810 1.9 %
11-3051 Industrial Production Managers 30 (7) $35.25 $40.64 $84,540 10.2 %
11-3061 Purchasing Managers 360 0.01% $31.06 $33.96 $70,630 4.3 %
11-3071 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers 170 (7) $33.38 $42.56 $88,530 10.0 %
11-9031 Education Administrators, Preschool and Child Care Center/Program 110 (7) $20.34 $22.30 $46,380 4.4 %
11-9033 Education Administrators, Postsecondary 90 (7) $49.05 $54.53 $113,420 7.1 %
11-9039 Education Administrators, All Other 130 (7) $37.61 $37.68 $78,380 4.2 %
11-9051 Food Service Managers 60 (7) $24.35 $24.57 $51,110 4.4 %
11-9081 Lodging Managers 60 (7) $21.87 $21.52 $44,760 4.2 %
11-9111 Medical and Health Services Managers 54,090 1.09% $30.25 $35.25 $73,330 1.4 %
11-9121 Natural Sciences Managers 310 0.01% $40.14 $46.32 $96,350 6.4 %
11-9141 Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers 50 (7) $12.41 $21.36 $44,420 9.2 %
11-9151 Social and Community Service Managers 4,430 0.09% $24.30 $26.44 $54,990 2.4 %
11-9199 Managers, All Other 2,620 0.05% $32.66 $34.36 $71,470 1.5 %
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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 44,930 0.90% $22.35 $24.52 $50,990 1.4 %
13-1022 Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products 210 (7) $20.76 $22.08 $45,920 2.3 %
13-1023 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products 1,290 0.03% $19.43 $20.75 $43,170 1.3 %
13-1031 Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators 700 0.01% $17.27 $19.48 $40,520 2.5 %
13-1041 Compliance Officers, Except Agriculture, Construction, Health and Safety, and Transportation 1,340 0.03% $24.62 $25.26 $52,530 1.9 %
13-1051 Cost Estimators 50 (7) $29.09 $28.81 $59,920 4.2 %
13-1061 Emergency Management Specialists 70 (7) $22.79 $22.69 $47,200 2.9 %
13-1071 Employment, Recruitment, and Placement Specialists 2,210 0.04% $18.89 $20.68 $43,010 3.5 %
13-1072 Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists 1,460 0.03% $20.32 $21.46 $44,630 1.5 %
13-1073 Training and Development Specialists 4,420 0.09% $21.27 $22.25 $46,280 1.3 %
13-1079 Human Resources, Training, and Labor Relations Specialists, All Other 2,220 0.04% $21.98 $23.16 $48,180 1.6 %
13-1081 Logisticians 80 (7) $26.78 $28.97 $60,260 3.2 %
13-1111 Management Analysts 1,720 0.03% $28.69 $31.72 $65,980 2.6 %
13-1121 Meeting and Convention Planners 140 (7) $19.13 $18.83 $39,170 4.6 %
13-1199 Business Operations Specialists, All Other 11,610 0.23% $22.49 $25.83 $53,720 4.5 %
13-2011 Accountants and Auditors 14,690 0.30% $22.76 $24.73 $51,440 1.5 %
13-2031 Budget Analysts 260 0.01% $24.37 $25.76 $53,570 2.2 %
13-2041 Credit Analysts 30 (7) $18.83 $22.36 $46,520 6.7 %
13-2051 Financial Analysts 980 0.02% $28.10 $28.98 $60,270 2.2 %
13-2071 Loan Counselors 90 (7) $13.72 $14.07 $29,270 6.4 %
13-2099 Financial Specialists, All Other 1,280 0.03% $21.83 $24.31 $50,570 7.2 %
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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 17,320 0.35% $22.46 $24.43 $50,810 2.0 %
15-1021 Computer Programmers 1,390 0.03% $27.29 $29.07 $60,460 4.5 %
15-1031 Computer Software Engineers, Applications 1,670 0.03% $33.63 $33.70 $70,090 1.4 %
15-1032 Computer Software Engineers, Systems Software 220 (7) $31.25 $32.50 $67,600 2.6 %
15-1041 Computer Support Specialists 6,680 0.13% $17.69 $18.32 $38,100 1.6 %
15-1051 Computer Systems Analysts 1,850 0.04% $26.64 $27.46 $57,130 1.4 %
15-1061 Database Administrators 840 0.02% $23.89 $25.50 $53,040 1.7 %
15-1071 Network and Computer Systems Administrators 2,480 0.05% $26.28 $27.46 $57,120 1.1 %
15-1081 Network Systems and Data Communications Analysts 910 0.02% $24.98 $27.86 $57,940 4.5 %
15-1099 Computer Specialists, All Other 740 0.01% $21.46 $22.35 $46,480 2.7 %
15-2031 Operations Research Analysts 290 0.01% $25.16 $27.09 $56,360 7.4 %
15-2041 Statisticians 220 (7) $26.27 $27.82 $57,870 6.5 %
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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 710 0.01% $27.73 $29.82 $62,020 2.5 %
17-2031 Biomedical Engineers 190 (7) $28.31 $29.83 $62,050 4.1 %
17-2061 Computer Hardware Engineers 40 (7) $36.36 $42.14 $87,650 13.5 %
17-2112 Industrial Engineers (8) (8) $31.22 $31.90 $66,360 4.6 %
17-3023 Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technicians 30 (7) $24.86 $24.40 $50,750 4.2 %
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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 35,110 0.71% $26.58 $32.93 $68,500 3.9 %
19-1021 Biochemists and Biophysicists 160 (7) $31.06 $34.29 $71,320 8.0 %
19-1022 Microbiologists 350 0.01% $23.12 $25.17 $52,360 6.9 %
19-1029 Biological Scientists, All Other 310 0.01% $21.48 $23.47 $48,820 3.7 %
19-1041 Epidemiologists 70 (7) $34.00 $41.16 $85,610 6.4 %
19-1042 Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists 4,600 0.09% $29.67 $34.48 $71,710 5.8 %
19-1099 Life Scientists, All Other 460 0.01% $24.16 $25.56 $53,160 4.0 %
19-2012 Physicists 200 (7) $53.86 $58.74 $122,180 7.2 %
19-2031 Chemists 440 0.01% $22.63 $24.01 $49,940 4.7 %
19-2041 Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health 40 (7) $21.47 $23.32 $48,510 3.7 %
19-2099 Physical Scientists, All Other (8) (8) $28.40 $29.54 $61,440 5.5 %
19-3021 Market Research Analysts 1,800 0.04% $21.53 $22.82 $47,460 1.9 %
19-3031 Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists 21,490 0.43% $28.22 $36.16 $75,210 5.3 %
19-3032 Industrial-Organizational Psychologists 40 (7) $37.93 $38.60 $80,290 10.3 %
19-3039 Psychologists, All Other 650 0.01% $29.36 $34.99 $72,780 6.1 %
19-3099 Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other 930 0.02% $23.68 $30.98 $64,430 7.1 %
19-4021 Biological Technicians 1,590 0.03% $14.44 $15.76 $32,790 3.2 %
19-4031 Chemical Technicians 250 0.01% $15.04 $16.07 $33,430 3.0 %
19-4061 Social Science Research Assistants 50 (7) $14.73 $15.39 $32,010 2.6 %
19-4092 Forensic Science Technicians 100 (7) $18.51 $20.79 $43,250 7.5 %
19-4099 Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians, All Other 990 0.02% $14.97 $16.13 $33,540 3.4 %
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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 149,710 3.01% $15.96 $17.60 $36,600 0.5 %
21-1011 Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors 16,520 0.33% $15.86 $17.15 $35,680 1.2 %
21-1012 Educational, Vocational, and School Counselors 1,260 0.03% $15.09 $16.77 $34,880 4.3 %
21-1013 Marriage and Family Therapists 4,360 0.09% $20.26 $23.64 $49,170 3.6 %
21-1014 Mental Health Counselors 26,440 0.53% $16.58 $18.64 $38,780 1.2 %
21-1015 Rehabilitation Counselors 5,830 0.12% $13.64 $15.33 $31,890 1.9 %
21-1019 Counselors, All Other 1,590 0.03% $16.16 $18.42 $38,300 4.0 %
21-1021 Child, Family, and School Social Workers 9,720 0.20% $15.85 $17.32 $36,020 1.5 %
21-1022 Medical and Public Health Social Workers 19,030 0.38% $20.28 $21.54 $44,790 1.0 %
21-1023 Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers 26,030 0.52% $16.61 $18.35 $38,160 1.4 %
21-1029 Social Workers, All Other 2,320 0.05% $17.47 $18.81 $39,120 4.1 %
21-1091 Health Educators 6,260 0.13% $16.98 $18.39 $38,240 1.3 %
21-1092 Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists 110 (7) $14.16 $15.14 $31,490 5.2 %
21-1093 Social and Human Service Assistants 25,370 0.51% $11.79 $12.49 $25,970 1.1 %
21-1099 Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other 2,850 0.06% $14.79 $15.69 $32,630 1.6 %
21-2011 Clergy 1,960 0.04% $18.51 $18.69 $38,880 1.1 %
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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 (8) (8) $32.21 $35.16 $73,130 2.3 %
23-1011 Lawyers (8) (8) $33.38 $37.50 $77,990 2.7 %
23-2011 Paralegals and Legal Assistants (8) (8) $24.70 $23.89 $49,700 2.7 %
23-2099 Legal Support Workers, All Other 30 (7) $19.13 $20.09 $41,780 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 5,820 0.12% $15.21 $19.22 $39,980 7.7 %
25-1071 Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary 430 0.01% (8) (8) (8) (8)
25-1072 Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary 100 (7) (4) (4) $52,040 11.0 %
25-1194 Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary 40 (7) $15.91 $16.68 $34,690 5.2 %
25-2011 Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education 580 0.01% $11.16 $11.75 $24,440 3.3 %
25-2021 Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education 140 (7) (8) (8) (8) (8)
25-2041 Special Education Teachers, Preschool, Kindergarten, and Elementary School 500 0.01% (4) (4) $42,130 2.3 %
25-2042 Special Education Teachers, Middle School 50 (7) (4) (4) $42,180 3.3 %
25-2043 Special Education Teachers, Secondary School 70 (7) (4) (4) $51,030 4.5 %
25-3011 Adult Literacy, Remedial Education, and GED Teachers and Instructors 100 (7) $17.85 $17.21 $35,790 3.9 %
25-3021 Self-Enrichment Education Teachers 140 (7) $13.16 $16.24 $33,770 9.6 %
25-3099 Teachers and Instructors, All Other 1,140 0.02% (4) (4) $34,800 5.7 %
25-4021 Librarians 210 (7) $21.60 $22.15 $46,080 2.1 %
25-4031 Library Technicians 70 (7) $14.38 $14.48 $30,130 4.0 %
25-9031 Instructional Coordinators 340 0.01% $19.53 $21.46 $44,650 4.4 %
25-9041 Teacher Assistants 1,530 0.03% (4) (4) $22,090 6.1 %
25-9099 Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other 140 (7) $15.25 $15.77 $32,800 5.1 %
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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 4,640 0.09% $18.86 $19.73 $41,030 1.6 %
27-1024 Graphic Designers 200 (7) $21.22 $21.11 $43,910 2.1 %
27-2022 Coaches and Scouts 60 (7) (4) (4) $21,180 8.6 %
27-3031 Public Relations Specialists 2,680 0.05% $19.69 $20.73 $43,120 1.5 %
27-3041 Editors 90 (7) $27.00 $27.31 $56,800 2.6 %
27-3042 Technical Writers 70 (7) $22.55 $22.12 $46,010 2.9 %
27-3043 Writers and Authors 150 (7) $21.36 $22.00 $45,760 4.4 %
27-3091 Interpreters and Translators 860 0.02% $14.23 $14.55 $30,260 3.0 %
27-3099 Media and Communication Workers, All Other (8) (8) $20.53 $21.96 $45,670 3.1 %
27-4021 Photographers 250 0.01% $20.46 $20.76 $43,180 3.4 %
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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 1,820,200 36.61% $25.73 $36.47 $75,860 0.6 %
29-1011 Chiropractors 21,740 0.44% $33.13 $40.83 $84,930 3.3 %
29-1021 Dentists, General 81,510 1.64% $60.87 $64.87 $134,930 2.1 %
29-1022 Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons 4,110 0.08% (5) $84.03 $174,770 5.7 %
29-1023 Orthodontists 5,510 0.11% (5) $74.85 $155,690 6.6 %
29-1024 Prosthodontists 420 0.01% (5) $87.81 $182,640 7.8 %
29-1029 Dentists, All Other Specialists 1,980 0.04% $57.80 $65.69 $136,640 10.5 %
29-1031 Dietitians and Nutritionists 7,580 0.15% $22.84 $23.72 $49,350 1.3 %
29-1041 Optometrists 18,420 0.37% $43.36 $47.93 $99,690 2.1 %
29-1051 Pharmacists 6,870 0.14% $41.82 $41.15 $85,590 1.1 %
29-1061 Anesthesiologists 22,570 0.45% (5) $86.88 $180,710 2.2 %
29-1062 Family and General Practitioners 77,570 1.56% $69.07 $71.28 $148,270 1.4 %
29-1063 Internists, General 41,130 0.83% (5) $78.96 $164,230 1.4 %
29-1064 Obstetricians and Gynecologists 19,110 0.38% (5) $86.23 $179,370 2.1 %
29-1065 Pediatricians, General 20,840 0.42% $66.72 $69.48 $144,520 2.0 %
29-1066 Psychiatrists 10,920 0.22% (5) $80.03 $166,470 6.8 %
29-1067 Surgeons 48,880 0.98% (5) $90.33 $187,880 1.2 %
29-1069 Physicians and Surgeons, All Other 83,580 1.68% (5) $81.39 $169,290 1.5 %
29-1071 Physician Assistants 38,860 0.78% $33.19 $32.78 $68,190 1.5 %
29-1081 Podiatrists 5,890 0.12% $49.29 $55.70 $115,850 3.2 %
29-1111 Registered Nurses 402,350 8.09% $24.54 $26.20 $54,490 0.6 %
29-1121 Audiologists 4,120 0.08% $25.51 $28.50 $59,270 3.4 %
29-1122 Occupational Therapists 27,200 0.55% $27.68 $29.32 $60,990 0.7 %
29-1123 Physical Therapists 69,110 1.39% $29.92 $31.56 $65,650 0.5 %
29-1124 Radiation Therapists 3,210 0.06% $31.16 $33.55 $69,780 6.0 %
29-1125 Recreational Therapists 910 0.02% $15.35 $16.26 $33,820 3.4 %
29-1126 Respiratory Therapists 7,020 0.14% $21.66 $22.50 $46,800 1.2 %
29-1127 Speech-Language Pathologists 17,670 0.36% $28.78 $31.52 $65,560 2.2 %
29-1129 Therapists, All Other 2,970 0.06% $14.90 $19.19 $39,910 10.8 %
29-1199 Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other 24,820 0.50% (5) $64.52 $134,210 5.4 %
29-2011 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists 40,730 0.82% $21.48 $22.20 $46,170 1.0 %
29-2012 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians 54,950 1.11% $14.37 $14.87 $30,940 1.0 %
29-2021 Dental Hygienists 154,210 3.10% $28.59 $28.75 $59,790 1.3 %
29-2031 Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians 7,090 0.14% $18.56 $20.44 $42,510 2.9 %
29-2032 Diagnostic Medical Sonographers 16,290 0.33% $26.29 $27.31 $56,800 1.8 %
29-2033 Nuclear Medicine Technologists 4,650 0.09% $29.25 $32.78 $68,190 10.0 %
29-2034 Radiologic Technologists and Technicians 65,330 1.31% $21.02 $21.85 $45,440 1.9 %
29-2041 Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 82,980 1.67% $11.37 $12.22 $25,410 0.6 %
29-2051 Dietetic Technicians 620 0.01% $12.31 $13.52 $28,120 3.9 %
29-2052 Pharmacy Technicians 6,730 0.14% $13.65 $13.79 $28,690 1.1 %
29-2053 Psychiatric Technicians 2,420 0.05% $12.75 $14.65 $30,480 6.2 %
29-2054 Respiratory Therapy Technicians 1,220 0.02% $16.05 $16.28 $33,860 3.0 %
29-2055 Surgical Technologists (8) (8) $17.59 $18.00 $37,450 1.6 %
29-2061 Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 160,950 3.24% $15.87 $16.35 $34,000 0.6 %
29-2071 Medical Records and Health Information Technicians 57,460 1.16% $11.17 $12.02 $25,010 0.7 %
29-2081 Opticians, Dispensing 28,280 0.57% $13.51 $14.16 $29,460 1.0 %
29-2091 Orthotists and Prosthetists 560 0.01% $16.83 $19.48 $40,520 12.3 %
29-2099 Health Technologists and Technicians, All Other 22,770 0.46% $16.10 $17.26 $35,900 1.8 %
29-9011 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists 690 0.01% $27.41 $29.28 $60,900 7.3 %
29-9012 Occupational Health and Safety Technicians 110 (7) $19.53 $20.63 $42,920 4.6 %
29-9091 Athletic Trainers 2,330 0.05% (4) (4) $36,170 2.3 %
29-9099 Healthcare Practitioner and Technical Workers, All Other 12,650 0.25% $15.75 $18.62 $38,740 3.4 %
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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 1,010,320 20.32% $11.57 $12.22 $25,420 0.4 %
31-1011 Home Health Aides 224,620 4.52% $8.73 $8.90 $18,520 0.7 %
31-1012 Nursing Aides, Orderlies, and Attendants 66,550 1.34% $10.01 $10.36 $21,540 0.8 %
31-1013 Psychiatric Aides 1,730 0.03% $10.25 $10.79 $22,440 2.0 %
31-2011 Occupational Therapist Assistants 6,260 0.13% $19.48 $19.61 $40,790 0.9 %
31-2012 Occupational Therapist Aides 1,250 0.03% $11.67 $13.50 $28,090 3.5 %
31-2021 Physical Therapist Assistants 26,900 0.54% $18.07 $18.13 $37,720 1.2 %
31-2022 Physical Therapist Aides 22,860 0.46% $9.98 $11.06 $23,000 4.0 %
31-9011 Massage Therapists 8,290 0.17% $18.01 $19.51 $40,580 3.0 %
31-9091 Dental Assistants 257,710 5.18% $13.93 $14.22 $29,580 0.8 %
31-9092 Medical Assistants 290,570 5.84% $11.99 $12.33 $25,650 0.8 %
31-9093 Medical Equipment Preparers 8,450 0.17% $11.75 $12.07 $25,110 1.8 %
31-9094 Medical Transcriptionists 38,400 0.77% $13.45 $13.94 $28,990 1.0 %
31-9095 Pharmacy Aides 920 0.02% $11.79 $12.00 $24,970 2.1 %
31-9099 Healthcare Support Workers, All Other 55,760 1.12% $12.30 $12.67 $26,350 0.6 %
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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 3,650 0.07% $12.11 $12.77 $26,560 2.9 %
33-1099 First-Line Supervisors/Managers, Protective Service Workers, All Other 120 (7) $19.05 $19.46 $40,480 3.0 %
33-2011 Fire Fighters 80 (7) $11.45 $10.93 $22,740 4.6 %
33-9032 Security Guards 2,610 0.05% $11.67 $12.27 $25,520 3.0 %
33-9092 Lifeguards, Ski Patrol, and Other Recreational Protective Service Workers 210 (7) $8.03 $8.12 $16,900 2.8 %
33-9099 Protective Service Workers, All Other 80 (7) $12.80 $13.04 $27,120 2.8 %
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Food Preparation and Serving 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)
35-0000 Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations 4,070 0.08% $9.54 $10.27 $21,360 1.4 %
35-1012 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 270 0.01% $15.34 $15.29 $31,800 2.8 %
35-2012 Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria 1,540 0.03% $10.16 $10.68 $22,210 1.9 %
35-2021 Food Preparation Workers 880 0.02% $8.55 $9.24 $19,220 3.3 %
35-3021 Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food 300 0.01% $9.55 $10.77 $22,400 4.4 %
35-3022 Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop 80 (7) $8.13 $8.20 $17,060 4.4 %
35-3041 Food Servers, Nonrestaurant 570 0.01% $9.37 $9.53 $19,830 2.7 %
35-9011 Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers (8) (8) $7.01 $7.55 $15,700 7.9 %
35-9021 Dishwashers 120 (7) $7.47 $7.58 $15,760 2.6 %
35-9099 Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other 70 (7) $9.18 $9.48 $19,720 3.1 %
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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 32,120 0.65% $9.28 $9.94 $20,680 1.5 %
37-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Housekeeping and Janitorial Workers 1,190 0.02% $15.28 $15.84 $32,940 1.8 %
37-1012 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers 30 (7) $16.21 $18.07 $37,580 8.9 %
37-2011 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 19,200 0.39% $9.28 $9.76 $20,310 1.7 %
37-2012 Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 11,040 0.22% $8.98 $9.62 $20,020 3.0 %
37-3011 Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers 620 0.01% $8.88 $9.71 $20,200 2.8 %
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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)
39-0000 Personal Care and Service Occupations 207,720 4.18% $7.22 $7.76 $16,150 0.9 %
39-1021 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Personal Service Workers 2,710 0.05% $13.50 $14.55 $30,270 2.2 %
39-2021 Nonfarm Animal Caretakers 320 0.01% $10.50 $12.08 $25,130 10.5 %
39-3091 Amusement and Recreation Attendants (8) (8) $6.34 $6.30 $13,110 5.1 %
39-5012 Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists 100 (7) (8) (8) (8) (8)
39-5094 Skin Care Specialists 1,090 0.02% $15.00 $15.84 $32,940 5.4 %
39-9011 Child Care Workers 2,540 0.05% $9.65 $10.21 $21,240 2.9 %
39-9021 Personal and Home Care Aides 194,060 3.90% $7.07 $7.42 $15,430 0.8 %
39-9031 Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors 2,380 0.05% $14.04 $16.21 $33,720 7.6 %
39-9032 Recreation Workers 1,430 0.03% $10.65 $11.32 $23,550 1.9 %
39-9041 Residential Advisors 1,160 0.02% $9.58 $9.87 $20,520 1.5 %
39-9099 Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other 1,630 0.03% $8.96 $9.69 $20,150 3.9 %
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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)
41-0000 Sales and Related Occupations 16,070 0.32% $17.93 $20.68 $43,010 3.2 %
41-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Retail Sales Workers 480 0.01% $17.70 $20.34 $42,300 4.7 %
41-1012 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Non-Retail Sales Workers 860 0.02% $31.98 $33.54 $69,770 3.1 %
41-2011 Cashiers 1,670 0.03% $10.21 $10.55 $21,950 1.8 %
41-2021 Counter and Rental Clerks 230 (7) $10.24 $11.79 $24,530 14.7 %
41-2031 Retail Salespersons 1,310 0.03% $8.60 $10.22 $21,260 6.1 %
41-3021 Insurance Sales Agents 40 (7) $30.42 $34.88 $72,550 18.8 %
41-3099 Sales Representatives, Services, All Other 4,970 0.10% $23.39 $24.98 $51,960 1.4 %
41-4011 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products 2,080 0.04% $26.88 $31.54 $65,600 9.7 %
41-4012 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 550 0.01% $18.02 $22.01 $45,780 6.4 %
41-9011 Demonstrators and Product Promoters 40 (7) $13.65 $17.22 $35,810 20.4 %
41-9041 Telemarketers 1,980 0.04% $9.63 $10.63 $22,120 2.8 %
41-9099 Sales and Related Workers, All Other 1,660 0.03% $17.99 $19.57 $40,700 3.0 %
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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)
43-0000 Office and Administrative Support Occupations 1,428,580 28.73% $12.63 $13.42 $27,910 0.3 %
43-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Office and Administrative Support Workers 108,990 2.19% $19.20 $20.32 $42,260 1.0 %
43-2011 Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service 18,460 0.37% $10.78 $10.93 $22,730 0.6 %
43-2021 Telephone Operators 150 (7) $12.26 $12.40 $25,780 2.9 %
43-3011 Bill and Account Collectors 50,170 1.01% $13.55 $14.05 $29,220 0.8 %
43-3021 Billing and Posting Clerks and Machine Operators 136,320 2.74% $13.25 $13.72 $28,530 0.7 %
43-3031 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 64,400 1.30% $14.41 $14.81 $30,810 0.8 %
43-3051 Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks 6,520 0.13% $13.54 $13.85 $28,820 1.1 %
43-3061 Procurement Clerks 810 0.02% $13.92 $14.52 $30,190 3.3 %
43-4021 Correspondence Clerks 440 0.01% $11.99 $12.38 $25,750 2.0 %
43-4041 Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks 150 (7) $13.23 $13.95 $29,010 3.0 %
43-4051 Customer Service Representatives 34,290 0.69% $13.03 $13.61 $28,320 0.7 %
43-4061 Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs 340 0.01% $12.45 $13.12 $27,280 3.2 %
43-4071 File Clerks 45,290 0.91% $9.22 $9.54 $19,830 0.9 %
43-4111 Interviewers, Except Eligibility and Loan 14,060 0.28% $12.29 $12.61 $26,220 0.8 %
43-4121 Library Assistants, Clerical 170 (7) $11.97 $11.96 $24,880 2.2 %
43-4151 Order Clerks 440 0.01% $13.25 $14.45 $30,050 3.8 %
43-4161 Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping 4,060 0.08% $14.57 $14.72 $30,610 0.8 %
43-4171 Receptionists and Information Clerks 288,780 5.81% $11.08 $11.49 $23,910 0.6 %
43-4199 Information and Record Clerks, All Other 4,280 0.09% $12.62 $13.22 $27,500 2.5 %
43-5021 Couriers and Messengers 13,540 0.27% $10.38 $10.72 $22,290 0.7 %
43-5031 Police, Fire, and Ambulance Dispatchers 5,100 0.10% $12.37 $12.88 $26,800 1.3 %
43-5032 Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance 1,220 0.02% $12.97 $13.62 $28,320 1.5 %
43-5061 Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks 2,680 0.05% $14.71 $15.32 $31,860 1.9 %
43-5071 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks 1,550 0.03% $12.42 $12.81 $26,640 1.5 %
43-5081 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 2,630 0.05% $12.07 $12.52 $26,050 1.3 %
43-5111 Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping 190 (7) $14.32 $14.46 $30,080 2.9 %
43-6011 Executive Secretaries and Administrative Assistants 62,650 1.26% $16.25 $16.95 $35,260 1.2 %
43-6012 Legal Secretaries 50 (7) $13.72 $15.27 $31,760 3.2 %
43-6013 Medical Secretaries 242,660 4.88% $13.15 $13.78 $28,660 0.8 %
43-6014 Secretaries, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 106,170 2.14% $12.71 $13.22 $27,490 1.5 %
43-9011 Computer Operators 1,000 0.02% $14.01 $14.38 $29,910 1.9 %
43-9021 Data Entry Keyers 12,810 0.26% $11.54 $11.76 $24,470 1.1 %
43-9022 Word Processors and Typists 1,510 0.03% $12.43 $12.64 $26,290 3.3 %
43-9031 Desktop Publishers (8) (8) $13.21 $14.11 $29,340 3.3 %
43-9041 Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks 3,860 0.08% $14.45 $13.89 $28,900 5.7 %
43-9051 Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service 440 0.01% $10.78 $11.19 $23,260 3.2 %
43-9061 Office Clerks, General 186,880 3.76% $11.00 $11.46 $23,830 0.8 %
43-9071 Office Machine Operators, Except Computer 250 0.01% $11.02 $11.93 $24,810 3.4 %
43-9081 Proofreaders and Copy Markers 150 (7) $16.65 $16.33 $33,970 2.5 %
43-9111 Statistical Assistants 80 (7) $13.59 $13.82 $28,750 4.0 %
43-9199 Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other 4,710 0.09% $12.51 $13.16 $27,370 1.6 %
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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)
47-0000 Construction and Extraction Occupations 1,290 0.03% $18.06 $19.39 $40,330 1.9 %
47-2031 Carpenters (8) (8) $22.74 $22.78 $47,390 2.4 %
47-2061 Construction Laborers (8) (8) $15.25 $14.32 $29,790 8.2 %
47-2111 Electricians 90 (7) $24.09 $24.16 $50,260 3.2 %
47-2141 Painters, Construction and Maintenance 50 (7) $18.72 $18.53 $38,550 4.4 %
47-2152 Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 60 (7) $24.65 $24.75 $51,480 4.5 %
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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)
49-0000 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 11,160 0.22% $14.72 $15.46 $32,150 1.4 %
49-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers 500 0.01% $24.11 $24.80 $51,580 1.8 %
49-2011 Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairers 110 (7) $20.03 $20.58 $42,810 2.8 %
49-2022 Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers 50 (7) $21.92 $22.52 $46,840 4.8 %
49-2091 Avionics Technicians 50 (7) $20.10 $19.69 $40,950 6.9 %
49-3011 Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians 460 0.01% $21.46 $22.21 $46,190 2.7 %
49-3023 Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 500 0.01% $15.92 $16.17 $33,630 1.8 %
49-3031 Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists 210 (7) $14.46 $15.25 $31,710 3.6 %
49-9021 Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers 40 (7) $18.78 $19.29 $40,130 3.3 %
49-9041 Industrial Machinery Mechanics 30 (7) $11.73 $12.95 $26,940 15.6 %
49-9042 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 7,010 0.14% $13.48 $13.80 $28,700 1.6 %
49-9061 Camera and Photographic Equipment Repairers 40 (7) $10.52 $12.54 $26,090 11.9 %
49-9062 Medical Equipment Repairers 1,790 0.04% $15.97 $16.59 $34,500 3.0 %
49-9069 Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers, All Other 60 (7) $13.80 $16.95 $35,260 6.6 %
49-9098 Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers 100 (7) $10.70 $11.07 $23,020 2.0 %
49-9099 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, All Other 150 (7) $21.43 $20.16 $41,930 7.2 %
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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)
51-0000 Production Occupations 16,800 0.34% $14.93 $15.55 $32,340 2.8 %
51-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Production and Operating Workers 360 0.01% $20.60 $21.65 $45,020 5.2 %
51-6011 Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers 400 0.01% $9.22 $9.64 $20,050 4.1 %
51-8021 Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators 350 0.01% $25.61 $25.85 $53,770 2.5 %
51-9012 Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 30 (7) $11.86 $12.31 $25,600 7.9 %
51-9061 Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers 240 (7) $17.00 $17.54 $36,480 5.0 %
51-9081 Dental Laboratory Technicians 8,410 0.17% $16.57 $17.09 $35,550 4.2 %
51-9082 Medical Appliance Technicians 720 0.01% $13.24 $14.56 $30,280 9.9 %
51-9083 Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians 5,660 0.11% $12.36 $13.17 $27,390 3.0 %
51-9131 Photographic Process Workers 50 (7) $12.16 $12.25 $25,490 3.9 %
51-9199 Production Workers, All Other 150 (7) $9.76 $10.39 $21,610 13.6 %
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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 22,520 0.45% $10.27 $11.97 $24,900 1.3 %
53-1021 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers, Hand 80 (7) $16.84 $19.84 $41,270 5.9 %
53-1031 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators 770 0.02% $18.98 $20.37 $42,370 2.2 %
53-2011 Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers 250 0.01% (4) (4) (9) (9)
53-2012 Commercial Pilots 1,030 0.02% (4) (4) $54,610 2.3 %
53-3011 Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians 8,880 0.18% $9.05 $9.66 $20,080 1.8 %
53-3021 Bus Drivers, Transit and Intercity 100 (7) $11.17 $11.48 $23,870 2.5 %
53-3022 Bus Drivers, School 880 0.02% $9.70 $9.86 $20,510 1.9 %
53-3031 Driver/Sales Workers 130 (7) $11.55 $12.30 $25,580 4.0 %
53-3032 Truck Drivers, Heavy and Tractor-Trailer 630 0.01% $16.70 $16.52 $34,360 2.4 %
53-3033 Truck Drivers, Light or Delivery Services 4,710 0.09% $11.51 $12.13 $25,240 1.4 %
53-3041 Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs 3,250 0.07% $9.62 $10.00 $20,800 2.0 %
53-3099 Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other 510 0.01% $9.11 $9.95 $20,700 4.7 %
53-6021 Parking Lot Attendants 90 (7) $9.39 $9.80 $20,390 7.7 %
53-6099 Transportation Workers, All Other 120 (7) $10.74 $12.17 $25,310 4.0 %
53-7061 Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment 90 (7) $8.60 $9.26 $19,260 2.1 %
53-7062 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 730 0.01% $8.98 $10.15 $21,110 6.1 %
53-7064 Packers and Packagers, Hand 200 (7) $8.33 $11.33 $23,570 10.6 %

About November 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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