Occupational Employment Statistics

November 2004 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

NAICS 541500 - Computer Systems Design and Related 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 541500 - Computer Systems Design and Related 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 541500 - Computer Systems Design and Related Services is part of: NAICS 541000 - Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services.

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NAICS 541500 - Computer Systems Design and Related 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 1,149,800 100.00% $30.44 $33.48 $69,640 0.7 %
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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 121,900 10.60% $52.69 $56.74 $118,030 0.7 %
11-1011 Chief Executives 7,340 0.64% (5) $80.96 $168,390 2.3 %
11-1021 General and Operations Managers 32,260 2.81% $57.26 $60.77 $126,400 1.5 %
11-2011 Advertising and Promotions Managers 540 0.05% $49.70 $50.91 $105,890 4.8 %
11-2021 Marketing Managers 8,290 0.72% $52.02 $55.20 $114,820 1.4 %
11-2022 Sales Managers 7,960 0.69% $57.83 $60.11 $125,040 1.4 %
11-2031 Public Relations Managers 560 0.05% $48.11 $51.93 $108,000 3.4 %
11-3011 Administrative Services Managers 5,010 0.44% $33.06 $37.16 $77,290 3.7 %
11-3021 Computer and Information Systems Managers 35,030 3.05% $50.69 $53.46 $111,200 1.2 %
11-3031 Financial Managers 7,510 0.65% $47.23 $52.87 $109,970 1.7 %
11-3041 Compensation and Benefits Managers 1,160 0.10% $38.51 $41.31 $85,920 2.7 %
11-3042 Training and Development Managers 610 0.05% $42.92 $46.72 $97,180 2.7 %
11-3049 Human Resources Managers, All Other 1,330 0.12% $45.01 $49.23 $102,390 2.0 %
11-3051 Industrial Production Managers 910 0.08% $43.23 $46.30 $96,310 3.1 %
11-3061 Purchasing Managers 850 0.07% $43.73 $44.69 $92,960 2.4 %
11-3071 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers 200 0.02% $41.12 $43.14 $89,740 3.8 %
11-9021 Construction Managers (8) (8) $31.51 $31.47 $65,450 5.2 %
11-9041 Engineering Managers 6,160 0.54% $57.00 $60.34 $125,500 2.0 %
11-9111 Medical and Health Services Managers 60 0.01% $42.10 $54.25 $112,850 8.5 %
11-9121 Natural Sciences Managers 150 0.01% $50.86 $51.96 $108,070 3.9 %
11-9141 Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers (8) (8) $51.88 $58.83 $122,370 11.6 %
11-9199 Managers, All Other 5,510 0.48% $47.32 $49.90 $103,790 2.0 %
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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 79,580 6.92% $30.20 $32.78 $68,170 1.1 %
13-1021 Purchasing Agents and Buyers, Farm Products (8) (8) $15.43 $15.91 $33,100 5.1 %
13-1022 Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products 410 0.04% $25.97 $26.69 $55,500 3.5 %
13-1023 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products 4,120 0.36% $26.29 $27.73 $57,670 2.7 %
13-1031 Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators 130 0.01% $23.96 $23.55 $48,990 2.9 %
13-1041 Compliance Officers, Except Agriculture, Construction, Health and Safety, and Transportation 910 0.08% $30.49 $31.94 $66,420 2.1 %
13-1051 Cost Estimators 400 0.03% $33.65 $34.18 $71,100 5.0 %
13-1061 Emergency Management Specialists 250 0.02% $27.17 $29.77 $61,930 3.7 %
13-1071 Employment, Recruitment, and Placement Specialists 5,130 0.45% $25.20 $27.52 $57,250 1.9 %
13-1072 Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists 1,640 0.14% $26.25 $27.04 $56,250 2.3 %
13-1073 Training and Development Specialists 6,620 0.58% $26.39 $27.83 $57,890 2.9 %
13-1079 Human Resources, Training, and Labor Relations Specialists, All Other 2,170 0.19% $28.79 $31.32 $65,140 4.5 %
13-1081 Logisticians 1,950 0.17% $29.76 $31.82 $66,180 2.8 %
13-1111 Management Analysts 23,380 2.03% $34.85 $38.09 $79,220 2.0 %
13-1121 Meeting and Convention Planners 330 0.03% $22.07 $24.08 $50,080 4.0 %
13-1199 Business Operations Specialists, All Other 12,800 1.11% $32.57 $34.48 $71,710 2.3 %
13-2011 Accountants and Auditors 12,610 1.10% $27.88 $30.26 $62,950 1.5 %
13-2031 Budget Analysts 880 0.08% $32.11 $33.41 $69,480 2.5 %
13-2041 Credit Analysts 400 0.03% $30.04 $31.18 $64,850 4.2 %
13-2051 Financial Analysts 4,110 0.36% $30.68 $31.68 $65,900 2.1 %
13-2061 Financial Examiners (8) (8) $23.86 $25.56 $53,160 5.8 %
13-2082 Tax Preparers 40 (7) $12.98 $14.03 $29,180 12.2 %
13-2099 Financial Specialists, All Other 990 0.09% $27.88 $29.01 $60,340 3.4 %
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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 608,200 52.90% $32.59 $34.10 $70,930 0.7 %
15-1011 Computer and Information Scientists, Research 7,830 0.68% $42.08 $43.63 $90,760 1.9 %
15-1021 Computer Programmers 109,660 9.54% $31.99 $33.79 $70,270 1.3 %
15-1031 Computer Software Engineers, Applications 136,490 11.87% $36.60 $37.76 $78,540 1.7 %
15-1032 Computer Software Engineers, Systems Software 87,840 7.64% $39.11 $40.85 $84,970 1.5 %
15-1041 Computer Support Specialists 81,810 7.12% $20.37 $22.07 $45,910 1.6 %
15-1051 Computer Systems Analysts 84,060 7.31% $33.19 $34.58 $71,930 1.3 %
15-1061 Database Administrators 13,870 1.21% $33.13 $34.11 $70,950 1.7 %
15-1071 Network and Computer Systems Administrators 37,650 3.27% $30.87 $32.13 $66,830 1.7 %
15-1081 Network Systems and Data Communications Analysts 29,750 2.59% $31.00 $32.33 $67,250 1.5 %
15-1099 Computer Specialists, All Other 14,120 1.23% $29.21 $30.05 $62,500 4.9 %
15-2011 Actuaries (8) (8) $49.07 $47.74 $99,300 5.0 %
15-2021 Mathematicians 30 (7) $33.26 $36.75 $76,440 5.0 %
15-2031 Operations Research Analysts 4,820 0.42% $31.96 $32.71 $68,030 2.2 %
15-2041 Statisticians 70 0.01% $31.95 $33.81 $70,330 3.3 %
15-2099 Mathematical Science Occupations, All Other 80 0.01% $25.30 $27.34 $56,860 6.8 %
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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 44,440 3.87% $33.92 $35.68 $74,200 1.4 %
17-1011 Architects, Except Landscape and Naval 50 (7) $38.92 $38.87 $80,850 6.9 %
17-1021 Cartographers and Photogrammetrists 910 0.08% $22.88 $24.11 $50,150 10.3 %
17-2011 Aerospace Engineers 1,050 0.09% $44.82 $44.19 $91,910 5.2 %
17-2051 Civil Engineers 400 0.03% $37.42 $35.34 $73,510 5.0 %
17-2061 Computer Hardware Engineers 12,340 1.07% $38.71 $39.54 $82,240 1.9 %
17-2071 Electrical Engineers 4,160 0.36% $44.74 $46.59 $96,900 6.4 %
17-2072 Electronics Engineers, Except Computer 4,330 0.38% $35.40 $37.29 $77,560 2.4 %
17-2111 Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors 40 (7) $34.59 $34.79 $72,370 3.0 %
17-2112 Industrial Engineers 2,790 0.24% $36.10 $37.27 $77,530 1.7 %
17-2121 Marine Engineers and Naval Architects 80 0.01% $34.93 $35.87 $74,600 5.1 %
17-2141 Mechanical Engineers 2,210 0.19% $29.23 $30.85 $64,180 5.8 %
17-2199 Engineers, All Other 3,650 0.32% $36.18 $37.95 $78,950 3.7 %
17-3011 Architectural and Civil Drafters 40 (7) $19.73 $20.37 $42,360 4.7 %
17-3012 Electrical and Electronics Drafters (8) (8) $18.93 $26.42 $54,950 2.4 %
17-3013 Mechanical Drafters 370 0.03% $21.64 $21.90 $45,560 3.2 %
17-3019 Drafters, All Other 70 0.01% $22.69 $21.58 $44,880 6.2 %
17-3023 Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technicians 4,920 0.43% $24.69 $24.28 $50,500 4.0 %
17-3024 Electro-Mechanical Technicians 80 0.01% $24.03 $24.48 $50,930 9.5 %
17-3027 Mechanical Engineering Technicians 160 0.01% $19.87 $21.27 $44,230 4.1 %
17-3029 Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other 870 0.08% $23.07 $23.90 $49,700 2.3 %
17-3031 Surveying and Mapping Technicians 310 0.03% $15.10 $15.64 $32,520 3.3 %
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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 9,960 0.87% $33.68 $34.69 $72,150 6.1 %
19-1042 Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists (8) (8) $43.74 $40.25 $83,730 8.6 %
19-2012 Physicists 50 (7) $43.30 $43.71 $90,910 2.6 %
19-2041 Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health (8) (8) $38.57 $37.06 $77,080 3.3 %
19-2042 Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers 170 0.01% $36.40 $39.82 $82,830 7.8 %
19-2099 Physical Scientists, All Other (8) (8) $62.70 $59.60 $123,960 3.9 %
19-3021 Market Research Analysts 7,510 0.65% $31.05 $33.28 $69,210 6.7 %
19-4099 Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians, All Other (8) (8) $24.27 $24.25 $50,430 5.4 %
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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 2,810 0.24% $58.86 $60.16 $125,130 7.3 %
23-1011 Lawyers 1,990 0.17% (5) $75.33 $156,680 7.1 %
23-1022 Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators 40 (7) $22.44 $27.19 $56,560 12.4 %
23-2011 Paralegals and Legal Assistants 500 0.04% $23.42 $24.01 $49,930 2.7 %
23-2099 Legal Support Workers, All Other 210 0.02% $21.23 $24.25 $50,440 9.2 %
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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 2,370 0.21% $24.91 $24.95 $51,900 3.4 %
25-2011 Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education 110 0.01% $11.29 $12.98 $27,000 17.3 %
25-3021 Self-Enrichment Education Teachers (8) (8) $23.78 $23.32 $48,500 5.3 %
25-3099 Teachers and Instructors, All Other 540 0.05% (4) (4) $56,150 3.1 %
25-4021 Librarians 190 0.02% $24.68 $25.12 $52,240 4.2 %
25-4031 Library Technicians 320 0.03% $15.23 $15.37 $31,960 5.3 %
25-9031 Instructional Coordinators 800 0.07% $30.10 $29.44 $61,230 2.0 %
25-9099 Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other 60 0.01% $21.12 $23.20 $48,260 11.3 %
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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 20,870 1.82% $24.90 $27.23 $56,640 1.9 %
27-1011 Art Directors 410 0.04% $35.69 $42.38 $88,140 9.2 %
27-1014 Multi-Media Artists and Animators 3,280 0.29% $23.00 $27.10 $56,360 5.2 %
27-1019 Artists and Related Workers, All Other (8) (8) $12.79 $14.90 $30,990 8.6 %
27-1021 Commercial and Industrial Designers 100 0.01% $28.26 $30.20 $62,820 4.5 %
27-1024 Graphic Designers 3,730 0.32% $21.55 $23.03 $47,900 1.9 %
27-1029 Designers, All Other 100 0.01% $32.89 $32.66 $67,920 8.3 %
27-2012 Producers and Directors 120 0.01% $37.95 $41.93 $87,220 5.0 %
27-3031 Public Relations Specialists 1,480 0.13% $28.10 $31.18 $64,850 3.8 %
27-3041 Editors 1,490 0.13% $17.52 $24.60 $51,170 6.7 %
27-3042 Technical Writers 7,570 0.66% $27.17 $28.78 $59,860 1.2 %
27-3043 Writers and Authors 670 0.06% $18.51 $23.28 $48,420 6.8 %
27-3091 Interpreters and Translators (8) (8) $30.71 $33.07 $68,800 5.9 %
27-3099 Media and Communication Workers, All Other 100 0.01% $22.18 $22.23 $46,240 7.1 %
27-4011 Audio and Video Equipment Technicians 370 0.03% $17.51 $18.54 $38,570 6.9 %
27-4014 Sound Engineering Technicians (8) (8) $17.46 $19.56 $40,670 5.5 %
27-4021 Photographers (8) (8) $19.94 $19.30 $40,140 4.3 %
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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 1,190 0.10% $25.83 $28.24 $58,750 3.7 %
29-1069 Physicians and Surgeons, All Other 70 0.01% $43.68 $48.89 $101,680 6.3 %
29-1111 Registered Nurses 250 0.02% $27.60 $28.07 $58,390 2.1 %
29-2071 Medical Records and Health Information Technicians 150 0.01% $20.74 $23.47 $48,820 8.2 %
29-9011 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists 80 0.01% $26.21 $26.98 $56,120 4.1 %
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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 140 0.01% $17.91 $16.74 $34,810 5.4 %
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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 910 0.08% $15.91 $18.09 $37,620 3.3 %
33-9021 Private Detectives and Investigators 50 (7) $25.08 $25.18 $52,370 5.8 %
33-9032 Security Guards 740 0.06% $14.78 $15.85 $32,960 3.1 %
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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 0.01% $10.64 $11.54 $23,990 2.8 %
35-2012 Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria (8) (8) $11.11 $11.22 $23,330 3.4 %
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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 990 0.09% $11.63 $12.26 $25,500 3.9 %
37-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Housekeeping and Janitorial Workers 50 (7) $21.35 $20.56 $42,770 5.3 %
37-2011 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 770 0.07% $11.71 $11.93 $24,810 4.8 %
37-2012 Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners (8) (8) $10.03 $10.61 $22,070 8.0 %
37-3011 Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers 120 0.01% $10.68 $11.10 $23,080 2.4 %
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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 (8) (8) $9.96 $10.25 $21,320 3.2 %
39-9011 Child Care Workers 120 0.01% $9.65 $10.02 $20,840 6.1 %
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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 67,760 5.89% $31.57 $35.15 $73,100 1.7 %
41-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Retail Sales Workers 780 0.07% $21.08 $28.53 $59,350 15.9 %
41-1012 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Non-Retail Sales Workers 4,110 0.36% $44.20 $46.51 $96,740 2.7 %
41-2011 Cashiers (8) (8) $7.95 $8.41 $17,500 7.5 %
41-2021 Counter and Rental Clerks 290 0.03% $9.90 $10.08 $20,960 5.5 %
41-2031 Retail Salespersons 500 0.04% $16.34 $21.99 $45,740 16.0 %
41-3011 Advertising Sales Agents 420 0.04% $29.38 $32.66 $67,920 8.7 %
41-3021 Insurance Sales Agents 80 0.01% $30.56 $31.45 $65,420 15.8 %
41-3099 Sales Representatives, Services, All Other 20,360 1.77% $29.43 $33.34 $69,350 2.9 %
41-4011 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products 24,320 2.12% $33.83 $37.15 $77,270 2.8 %
41-4012 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 6,130 0.53% $29.77 $31.43 $65,380 3.1 %
41-9011 Demonstrators and Product Promoters 210 0.02% $17.52 $23.86 $49,620 9.3 %
41-9031 Sales Engineers 5,610 0.49% $41.81 $44.22 $91,990 3.1 %
41-9041 Telemarketers 2,320 0.20% $11.53 $14.68 $30,540 8.6 %
41-9099 Sales and Related Workers, All Other 1,750 0.15% $23.18 $25.66 $53,370 4.1 %
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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 158,650 13.80% $14.84 $16.19 $33,660 1.0 %
43-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Office and Administrative Support Workers 10,110 0.88% $23.05 $24.79 $51,570 1.4 %
43-2011 Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service 530 0.05% $11.57 $12.72 $26,450 6.9 %
43-2021 Telephone Operators (8) (8) $10.52 $11.36 $23,620 8.0 %
43-2099 Communications Equipment Operators, All Other 50 (7) $19.29 $18.46 $38,400 5.8 %
43-3011 Bill and Account Collectors 1,630 0.14% $18.70 $19.38 $40,310 4.0 %
43-3021 Billing and Posting Clerks and Machine Operators 1,150 0.10% $13.26 $14.38 $29,920 3.2 %
43-3031 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 14,810 1.29% $15.48 $15.99 $33,260 2.0 %
43-3051 Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks 570 0.05% $18.77 $18.67 $38,820 2.3 %
43-3061 Procurement Clerks 790 0.07% $15.93 $16.22 $33,750 3.2 %
43-3071 Tellers 470 0.04% $8.84 $9.45 $19,650 2.2 %
43-4021 Correspondence Clerks 60 0.01% $14.55 $15.32 $31,860 5.6 %
43-4041 Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks 230 0.02% $14.76 $14.81 $30,810 5.3 %
43-4051 Customer Service Representatives 31,690 2.76% $13.74 $15.98 $33,230 2.7 %
43-4061 Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs 350 0.03% $15.87 $16.14 $33,560 2.3 %
43-4071 File Clerks 680 0.06% $10.81 $11.60 $24,140 3.8 %
43-4111 Interviewers, Except Eligibility and Loan 560 0.05% $11.56 $11.62 $24,180 5.8 %
43-4131 Loan Interviewers and Clerks 540 0.05% $13.59 $14.70 $30,570 2.1 %
43-4151 Order Clerks 1,140 0.10% $15.91 $15.83 $32,930 3.2 %
43-4161 Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping 1,580 0.14% $16.87 $17.81 $37,050 1.4 %
43-4171 Receptionists and Information Clerks 6,310 0.55% $12.57 $12.86 $26,740 2.6 %
43-4199 Information and Record Clerks, All Other 730 0.06% $15.16 $16.23 $33,760 3.2 %
43-5021 Couriers and Messengers 180 0.02% $10.67 $11.07 $23,020 2.2 %
43-5032 Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance 270 0.02% $14.03 $15.02 $31,230 3.7 %
43-5061 Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks 4,320 0.38% $21.22 $20.73 $43,120 4.0 %
43-5071 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks 3,560 0.31% $14.01 $14.25 $29,640 1.6 %
43-5081 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 870 0.08% $14.65 $15.88 $33,040 5.5 %
43-5111 Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping 130 0.01% $17.28 $18.07 $37,600 4.9 %
43-6011 Executive Secretaries and Administrative Assistants 21,390 1.86% $19.12 $20.13 $41,870 1.0 %
43-6012 Legal Secretaries 30 (7) $19.01 $18.45 $38,370 5.7 %
43-6014 Secretaries, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 9,320 0.81% $13.75 $13.95 $29,020 2.0 %
43-9011 Computer Operators 7,230 0.63% $15.48 $16.61 $34,550 2.4 %
43-9021 Data Entry Keyers 7,660 0.67% $11.43 $12.28 $25,550 4.3 %
43-9022 Word Processors and Typists 260 0.02% $15.19 $15.54 $32,320 3.7 %
43-9031 Desktop Publishers 340 0.03% $15.68 $17.78 $36,970 4.1 %
43-9041 Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks 640 0.06% $13.45 $14.87 $30,920 7.0 %
43-9051 Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service 530 0.05% $10.73 $11.30 $23,500 3.1 %
43-9061 Office Clerks, General 24,460 2.13% $11.31 $12.59 $26,200 2.0 %
43-9071 Office Machine Operators, Except Computer 1,070 0.09% $12.33 $13.07 $27,190 4.2 %
43-9081 Proofreaders and Copy Markers 100 0.01% $16.09 $17.34 $36,060 9.2 %
43-9111 Statistical Assistants 140 0.01% $17.75 $17.96 $37,350 3.3 %
43-9199 Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other 890 0.08% $14.62 $15.41 $32,060 3.8 %
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Farming, Fishing, and Forestry 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)
45-0000 Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations (8) (8) $12.38 $13.47 $28,010 5.7 %
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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 690 0.06% $23.15 $23.22 $48,300 7.6 %
47-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers (8) (8) $44.56 $37.64 $78,300 9.7 %
47-2031 Carpenters (8) (8) $24.17 $23.87 $49,640 4.6 %
47-2111 Electricians 400 0.03% $23.52 $23.74 $49,370 8.2 %
47-2141 Painters, Construction and Maintenance (8) (8) $12.61 $13.80 $28,700 3.6 %
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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 19,440 1.69% $20.34 $20.77 $43,200 3.3 %
49-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers 1,940 0.17% $26.90 $28.15 $58,550 3.2 %
49-2011 Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairers 6,760 0.59% $18.24 $18.82 $39,150 3.1 %
49-2022 Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers 5,070 0.44% $25.27 $24.65 $51,270 2.9 %
49-2094 Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment 490 0.04% $21.20 $22.66 $47,130 4.2 %
49-3011 Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians (8) (8) $23.18 $21.15 $43,990 11.6 %
49-9042 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 760 0.07% $16.62 $17.90 $37,230 2.4 %
49-9043 Maintenance Workers, Machinery 180 0.02% $14.65 $14.73 $30,630 5.3 %
49-9051 Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers (8) (8) $26.01 $25.11 $52,220 4.6 %
49-9052 Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers 3,580 0.31% $13.79 $16.19 $33,680 6.2 %
49-9098 Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers 100 0.01% $9.84 $11.94 $24,830 11.3 %
49-9099 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, All Other 120 0.01% $18.64 $16.87 $35,090 8.9 %
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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 4,650 0.40% $14.26 $17.05 $35,450 3.9 %
51-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Production and Operating Workers 750 0.07% $25.89 $28.01 $58,270 4.5 %
51-2022 Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers 1,010 0.09% $14.33 $16.83 $35,000 5.9 %
51-2023 Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers 130 0.01% $15.66 $15.58 $32,410 3.0 %
51-2092 Team Assemblers (8) (8) $6.88 $8.44 $17,550 6.5 %
51-2099 Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other (8) (8) $11.12 $13.87 $28,850 7.4 %
51-4012 Numerical Tool and Process Control Programmers 80 0.01% $11.05 $14.45 $30,050 14.1 %
51-4121 Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers (8) (8) $12.37 $12.87 $26,760 4.4 %
51-5011 Bindery Workers 190 0.02% $8.80 $10.49 $21,820 12.7 %
51-5021 Job Printers 70 0.01% $15.03 $14.90 $31,000 4.1 %
51-5022 Prepress Technicians and Workers (8) (8) $20.54 $23.53 $48,930 16.0 %
51-5023 Printing Machine Operators 120 0.01% $12.36 $14.14 $29,400 6.4 %
51-8013 Power Plant Operators 40 (7) $21.04 $22.26 $46,300 3.6 %
51-8021 Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators 80 0.01% $29.39 $27.75 $57,710 2.6 %
51-9061 Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers 930 0.08% $14.16 $15.67 $32,590 4.0 %
51-9199 Production Workers, All Other 90 0.01% $12.61 $12.76 $26,530 4.0 %
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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 4,080 0.35% $16.65 $17.73 $36,880 8.0 %
53-1021 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers, Hand 70 0.01% $21.95 $22.03 $45,830 4.0 %
53-1031 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators 60 0.01% $24.45 $25.61 $53,270 5.8 %
53-3033 Truck Drivers, Light or Delivery Services 530 0.05% $15.18 $15.14 $31,490 2.4 %
53-3041 Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs (8) (8) $25.25 $24.34 $50,620 7.0 %
53-7051 Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators 780 0.07% $12.10 $12.33 $25,640 4.5 %
53-7062 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 740 0.06% $13.51 $14.19 $29,520 7.6 %
53-7064 Packers and Packagers, Hand 160 0.01% $9.01 $9.28 $19,290 6.1 %

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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Last Modified Date: November 10, 2008

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