Occupational Employment Statistics

November 2004 Metropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

Bismarck, ND MSA



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Major Occupational Groups in Bismarck, ND MSA (Note--clicking a link will scroll the page to the occupational group):

All Occupations
Wage Estimates
Occupation Code Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
00-0000 All Occupations 55,380 $12.44 $15.38 $31,980 2.2 %
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Management Occupations
Wage Estimates
Occupation Code Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
11-0000 Management Occupations 3,120 $27.20 $32.12 $66,800 3.2 %
11-1011 Chief Executives 250 $48.58 $55.92 $116,310 7.5 %
11-1021 General and Operations Managers 610 $34.06 $40.28 $83,780 3.9 %
11-1031 Legislators (7) (4) (4) $12,300 5.2 %
11-2022 Sales Managers 150 $22.74 $32.63 $67,860 12.0 %
11-2031 Public Relations Managers 60 $22.07 $23.90 $49,720 6.6 %
11-3011 Administrative Services Managers 130 $22.38 $24.36 $50,660 3.5 %
11-3021 Computer and Information Systems Managers 130 $32.32 $32.89 $68,420 3.6 %
11-3031 Financial Managers 220 $36.35 $36.95 $76,860 4.3 %
11-3071 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers 40 $27.94 $32.76 $68,150 4.7 %
11-9021 Construction Managers 150 $24.22 $26.28 $54,650 6.8 %
11-9033 Education Administrators, Postsecondary (7) $22.23 $28.19 $58,640 11.0 %
11-9041 Engineering Managers 60 $32.56 $34.81 $72,400 4.9 %
11-9051 Food Service Managers 100 $16.98 $17.30 $35,980 4.2 %
11-9121 Natural Sciences Managers 60 $33.01 $33.19 $69,030 4.6 %
11-9141 Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers 50 $24.90 $25.35 $52,720 5.5 %
11-9151 Social and Community Service Managers 250 $20.68 $21.42 $44,540 2.4 %
11-9199 Managers, All Other 180 $26.20 $28.17 $58,590 6.6 %
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Business and Financial Operations Occupations
Wage Estimates
Occupation Code Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
13-0000 Business and Financial Operations Occupations 2,150 $20.10 $22.62 $47,050 4.5 %
13-1023 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products 100 $22.86 $26.13 $54,340 11.1 %
13-1031 Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators 230 $18.12 $20.35 $42,320 6.8 %
13-1041 Compliance Officers, Except Agriculture, Construction, Health and Safety, and Transportation 130 $16.95 $19.87 $41,330 5.8 %
13-1051 Cost Estimators 80 $20.35 $20.59 $42,830 3.6 %
13-1071 Employment, Recruitment, and Placement Specialists 70 $15.60 $16.08 $33,440 2.9 %
13-1073 Training and Development Specialists 70 $21.79 $23.11 $48,070 4.0 %
13-1079 Human Resources, Training, and Labor Relations Specialists, All Other 60 $23.44 $21.79 $45,330 4.7 %
13-1111 Management Analysts (7) $31.73 $35.52 $73,880 3.7 %
13-1199 Business Operations Specialists, All Other 170 $25.43 $26.87 $55,890 3.4 %
13-2011 Accountants and Auditors 700 $18.39 $19.52 $40,610 2.9 %
13-2051 Financial Analysts 60 $24.40 $26.11 $54,310 7.0 %
13-2072 Loan Officers 90 $22.22 $23.00 $47,840 7.8 %
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Computer and Mathematical Occupations
Wage Estimates
Occupation Code Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
15-0000 Computer and Mathematical Occupations 1,190 $22.30 $23.46 $48,800 4.1 %
15-1021 Computer Programmers 230 $21.99 $22.24 $46,250 3.6 %
15-1031 Computer Software Engineers, Applications 280 $22.88 $23.12 $48,080 3.5 %
15-1041 Computer Support Specialists 110 $13.61 $14.92 $31,030 8.1 %
15-1051 Computer Systems Analysts 160 $29.68 $31.66 $65,860 3.8 %
15-1061 Database Administrators 40 $28.95 $29.25 $60,850 6.5 %
15-1071 Network and Computer Systems Administrators 140 $20.79 $22.13 $46,020 3.6 %
15-1081 Network Systems and Data Communications Analysts 100 $23.10 $25.27 $52,560 5.7 %
15-1099 Computer Specialists, All Other 80 $18.96 $21.50 $44,730 10.3 %
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Architecture and Engineering Occupations
Wage Estimates
Occupation Code Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
17-0000 Architecture and Engineering Occupations 930 $22.13 $24.19 $50,320 4.1 %
17-1011 Architects, Except Landscape and Naval 30 $31.28 $40.24 $83,700 10.9 %
17-1022 Surveyors 40 $20.49 $19.63 $40,840 4.7 %
17-2051 Civil Engineers 180 $23.31 $24.00 $49,930 1.4 %
17-2081 Environmental Engineers 40 $20.13 $22.07 $45,910 2.2 %
17-2112 Industrial Engineers 50 $30.97 $31.12 $64,730 2.9 %
17-3011 Architectural and Civil Drafters 50 $13.49 $14.22 $29,570 4.4 %
17-3022 Civil Engineering Technicians 130 $16.03 $16.88 $35,100 2.5 %
17-3031 Surveying and Mapping Technicians 80 $17.27 $17.81 $37,050 6.6 %
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Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations
Wage Estimates
Occupation Code Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
19-0000 Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations 560 $20.05 $21.41 $44,540 3.2 %
19-1023 Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists 40 $23.67 $24.60 $51,170 6.3 %
19-2041 Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health 80 $18.60 $19.42 $40,400 4.4 %
19-3031 Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists 40 $30.10 $27.94 $58,120 1.7 %
19-4021 Biological Technicians 50 $10.73 $13.47 $28,010 2.1 %
19-4099 Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians, All Other 30 $15.02 $18.13 $37,710 5.3 %
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Community and Social Services Occupations
Wage Estimates
Occupation Code Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
21-0000 Community and Social Services Occupations 1,470 $14.20 $13.98 $29,070 5.4 %
21-1011 Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors 110 $16.84 $16.91 $35,180 2.3 %
21-1012 Educational, Vocational, and School Counselors 70 $19.47 $19.94 $41,480 5.0 %
21-1015 Rehabilitation Counselors 60 $15.56 $15.86 $32,980 3.8 %
21-1021 Child, Family, and School Social Workers 90 $16.97 $17.84 $37,120 2.6 %
21-1022 Medical and Public Health Social Workers 160 $15.51 $15.30 $31,830 4.1 %
21-1023 Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers 130 $14.98 $14.75 $30,680 2.7 %
21-1093 Social and Human Service Assistants 520 $9.06 $9.49 $19,740 3.6 %
21-1099 Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other 150 $15.89 $15.80 $32,860 4.4 %
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Legal Occupations
Wage Estimates
Occupation Code Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
23-0000 Legal Occupations 440 $26.09 $28.72 $59,750 3.9 %
23-1011 Lawyers 230 $30.34 $33.98 $70,670 6.3 %
23-2011 Paralegals and Legal Assistants 80 $15.23 $15.99 $33,260 3.9 %
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Education, Training, and Library Occupations
Wage Estimates
Occupation Code Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
25-0000 Education, Training, and Library Occupations 2,630 $15.82 $16.21 $33,710 2.1 %
25-1071 Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary (7) (4) (4) $41,290 2.2 %
25-1072 Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary 30 (4) (4) $41,860 2.2 %
25-1194 Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary 80 $19.36 $18.74 $38,970 2.3 %
25-2032 Vocational Education Teachers, Secondary School 50 (4) (4) $40,520 5.9 %
25-4021 Librarians 60 $16.49 $17.34 $36,070 1.5 %
25-9041 Teacher Assistants 520 (4) (4) $21,290 1.6 %
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Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations
Wage Estimates
Occupation Code Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
27-0000 Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations 720 $14.77 $16.61 $34,560 5.2 %
27-1023 Floral Designers 30 $9.09 $8.86 $18,430 9.7 %
27-1024 Graphic Designers 150 $13.25 $13.07 $27,190 3.7 %
27-3011 Radio and Television Announcers 40 $9.11 $10.08 $20,960 2.5 %
27-3022 Reporters and Correspondents (7) $16.34 $19.84 $41,260 11.1 %
27-3031 Public Relations Specialists 130 $22.74 $22.46 $46,720 4.6 %
27-3041 Editors 50 $22.08 $23.35 $48,570 2.5 %
27-4012 Broadcast Technicians 50 $21.89 $20.25 $42,130 16.6 %
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Healthcare Practitioner and Technical Occupations
Wage Estimates
Occupation Code Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
29-0000 Healthcare Practitioner and Technical Occupations 3,590 $19.43 $25.54 $53,120 4.5 %
29-1031 Dietitians and Nutritionists 30 $17.50 $17.47 $36,340 4.0 %
29-1041 Optometrists 40 $57.93 $59.31 $123,360 18.7 %
29-1051 Pharmacists 130 $36.39 $35.78 $74,420 3.3 %
29-1062 Family and General Practitioners 100 (5) $91.74 $190,830 9.2 %
29-1111 Registered Nurses 1,430 $20.49 $20.97 $43,620 1.5 %
29-1122 Occupational Therapists 40 $20.14 $20.22 $42,060 2.0 %
29-1123 Physical Therapists 70 $22.90 $22.76 $47,350 2.7 %
29-1125 Recreational Therapists 40 $15.29 $15.16 $31,530 2.9 %
29-1127 Speech-Language Pathologists 60 $20.04 $20.49 $42,620 2.3 %
29-2011 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists 60 $13.30 $15.01 $31,210 7.5 %
29-2012 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians 110 $13.90 $14.40 $29,960 1.8 %
29-2021 Dental Hygienists 120 $26.98 $27.68 $57,580 8.0 %
29-2052 Pharmacy Technicians 80 $10.70 $11.02 $22,910 3.0 %
29-2056 Veterinary Technologists and Technicians 30 $11.25 $11.74 $24,420 3.6 %
29-2061 Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 400 $14.53 $14.61 $30,400 2.8 %
29-2071 Medical Records and Health Information Technicians 130 $9.09 $9.93 $20,650 6.1 %
29-2081 Opticians, Dispensing 60 $10.19 $10.96 $22,800 3.0 %
29-9011 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists 30 $19.55 $21.23 $44,150 11.6 %
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Healthcare Support Occupations
Wage Estimates
Occupation Code Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
31-0000 Healthcare Support Occupations 1,560 $10.29 $10.80 $22,460 2.3 %
31-1011 Home Health Aides 210 $9.22 $9.07 $18,860 2.8 %
31-1012 Nursing Aides, Orderlies, and Attendants 880 $10.24 $10.31 $21,440 2.2 %
31-9091 Dental Assistants 100 $14.18 $16.00 $33,290 16.5 %
31-9092 Medical Assistants 100 $10.46 $10.78 $22,430 2.0 %
31-9094 Medical Transcriptionists 80 $11.27 $11.82 $24,580 6.0 %
31-9099 Healthcare Support Workers, All Other 60 $9.39 $9.87 $20,520 2.3 %
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Protective Service Occupations
Wage Estimates
Occupation Code Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
33-0000 Protective Service Occupations (7) (7) (7) (7) (7)
33-3012 Correctional Officers and Jailers 180 $12.72 $12.84 $26,710 2.1 %
33-3051 Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers 120 $16.91 $17.24 $35,850 2.1 %
33-9032 Security Guards 190 $9.43 $10.13 $21,060 6.5 %
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Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations
Wage Estimates
Occupation Code Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
35-0000 Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations 5,020 $7.39 $7.97 $16,580 1.7 %
35-1011 Chefs and Head Cooks 40 $10.31 $10.98 $22,850 4.9 %
35-1012 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 450 $12.32 $12.93 $26,890 3.7 %
35-2011 Cooks, Fast Food 410 $7.69 $7.53 $15,670 3.2 %
35-2012 Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria 160 $10.18 $10.15 $21,100 3.4 %
35-2014 Cooks, Restaurant 380 $8.29 $8.51 $17,700 2.0 %
35-2021 Food Preparation Workers 340 $8.45 $8.52 $17,730 3.0 %
35-3011 Bartenders 370 $7.77 $7.98 $16,590 3.7 %
35-3021 Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food 840 $7.33 $7.36 $15,320 2.4 %
35-3022 Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop 150 $7.99 $8.02 $16,680 5.6 %
35-3031 Waiters and Waitresses 1,260 $6.21 $6.68 $13,900 4.7 %
35-9011 Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers (7) $6.61 $6.79 $14,120 6.0 %
35-9021 Dishwashers 280 $6.88 $6.80 $14,150 4.0 %
35-9031 Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop 190 $6.47 $6.47 $13,460 2.1 %
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Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations
Wage Estimates
Occupation Code Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
37-0000 Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 1,940 $9.05 $9.77 $20,310 2.2 %
37-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Housekeeping and Janitorial Workers 100 $12.48 $13.10 $27,250 4.8 %
37-1012 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers 30 $13.22 $14.47 $30,110 8.7 %
37-2011 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 1,060 $9.43 $9.78 $20,340 2.8 %
37-2012 Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 430 $7.93 $8.03 $16,710 2.1 %
37-3011 Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers 290 $10.16 $10.17 $21,150 4.5 %
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Personal Care and Service Occupations
Wage Estimates
Occupation Code Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
39-0000 Personal Care and Service Occupations 2,340 $7.68 $8.39 $17,440 2.1 %
39-1021 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Personal Service Workers 50 $13.72 $14.71 $30,590 8.5 %
39-2021 Nonfarm Animal Caretakers 50 $6.56 $6.66 $13,860 2.4 %
39-3011 Gaming Dealers 280 $6.92 $7.25 $15,080 6.2 %
39-4021 Funeral Attendants 30 $8.65 $10.53 $21,890 3.4 %
39-5012 Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists 160 $10.05 $10.71 $22,280 13.3 %
39-9011 Child Care Workers 290 $6.81 $7.28 $15,150 4.2 %
39-9021 Personal and Home Care Aides 250 $7.73 $7.69 $16,000 2.5 %
39-9032 Recreation Workers 250 $9.50 $9.30 $19,330 5.1 %
39-9041 Residential Advisors 160 $8.30 $8.69 $18,070 3.4 %
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Sales and Related Occupations
Wage Estimates
Occupation Code Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
41-0000 Sales and Related Occupations 5,730 $9.25 $12.49 $25,970 3.4 %
41-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Retail Sales Workers 430 $14.19 $14.66 $30,500 2.7 %
41-1012 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Non-Retail Sales Workers 70 $20.37 $24.66 $51,290 11.2 %
41-2011 Cashiers 1,620 $7.15 $7.58 $15,770 2.6 %
41-2021 Counter and Rental Clerks 200 $6.50 $7.49 $15,580 8.3 %
41-2022 Parts Salespersons 290 $13.15 $13.97 $29,050 3.7 %
41-2031 Retail Salespersons 1,880 $8.24 $10.15 $21,110 3.8 %
41-3011 Advertising Sales Agents 90 $18.88 $19.07 $39,660 8.0 %
41-3021 Insurance Sales Agents 110 $29.81 $29.28 $60,910 8.7 %
41-3031 Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents 100 $22.13 $36.16 $75,210 17.6 %
41-4011 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products 90 $20.39 $23.02 $47,880 8.5 %
41-4012 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 510 $21.26 $21.96 $45,670 5.4 %
41-9022 Real Estate Sales Agents (7) $19.67 $20.15 $41,900 8.9 %
41-9099 Sales and Related Workers, All Other 70 $12.32 $15.57 $32,380 10.3 %
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Office and Administrative Support Occupations
Wage Estimates
Occupation Code Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
43-0000 Office and Administrative Support Occupations 10,320 $11.37 $12.34 $25,680 1.8 %
43-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Office and Administrative Support Workers 530 $18.36 $19.31 $40,160 3.7 %
43-2011 Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service 40 $10.77 $11.10 $23,080 4.1 %
43-3011 Bill and Account Collectors 170 $11.39 $12.05 $25,060 5.7 %
43-3021 Billing and Posting Clerks and Machine Operators 130 $11.23 $11.72 $24,370 2.5 %
43-3031 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 870 $11.73 $12.09 $25,150 1.7 %
43-3051 Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks 60 $12.95 $14.13 $29,390 4.5 %
43-3071 Tellers 230 $8.89 $9.01 $18,740 3.3 %
43-4031 Court, Municipal, and License Clerks 80 $11.87 $12.22 $25,410 2.2 %
43-4041 Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks 190 $14.91 $15.66 $32,560 5.5 %
43-4051 Customer Service Representatives 1,030 $13.69 $14.16 $29,440 4.1 %
43-4061 Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs 120 $13.44 $13.51 $28,100 5.6 %
43-4071 File Clerks 100 $10.81 $11.03 $22,940 3.2 %
43-4081 Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks 100 $7.81 $7.90 $16,430 2.9 %
43-4131 Loan Interviewers and Clerks 40 $12.50 $12.39 $25,770 4.6 %
43-4141 New Accounts Clerks 50 $11.87 $11.63 $24,180 4.4 %
43-4151 Order Clerks 80 $12.88 $14.54 $30,250 8.1 %
43-4161 Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping 70 $14.86 $14.59 $30,350 2.2 %
43-4171 Receptionists and Information Clerks 610 $9.57 $10.11 $21,030 4.4 %
43-4199 Information and Record Clerks, All Other 140 $15.74 $16.94 $35,240 7.9 %
43-5031 Police, Fire, and Ambulance Dispatchers 50 $14.66 $14.18 $29,490 2.2 %
43-5032 Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance 70 $15.57 $15.49 $32,230 3.0 %
43-5052 Postal Service Mail Carriers 120 $22.66 $21.68 $45,100 2.7 %
43-5053 Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and Processing Machine Operators 90 $19.85 $19.18 $39,890 2.8 %
43-5071 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks 310 $10.78 $11.86 $24,660 7.1 %
43-5081 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 630 $8.60 $9.22 $19,170 2.0 %
43-6011 Executive Secretaries and Administrative Assistants 770 $12.84 $13.79 $28,680 4.0 %
43-6012 Legal Secretaries 170 $12.85 $12.72 $26,460 4.0 %
43-6013 Medical Secretaries 130 $10.68 $12.40 $25,780 11.2 %
43-6014 Secretaries, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 720 $11.69 $12.00 $24,950 2.0 %
43-9011 Computer Operators 110 $12.24 $12.65 $26,300 3.1 %
43-9021 Data Entry Keyers 510 $8.03 $8.56 $17,800 6.2 %
43-9022 Word Processors and Typists 120 $11.20 $11.55 $24,020 2.2 %
43-9041 Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks 140 $10.74 $11.04 $22,950 2.2 %
43-9051 Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service 90 $10.30 $10.55 $21,930 3.6 %
43-9061 Office Clerks, General 1,390 $9.84 $10.06 $20,930 1.6 %
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Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations
Wage Estimates
Occupation Code Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
45-0000 Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations 90 $9.74 $11.96 $24,880 11.1 %
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Construction and Extraction Occupations
Wage Estimates
Occupation Code Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
47-0000 Construction and Extraction Occupations 2,840 $12.63 $13.65 $28,390 1.8 %
47-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 200 $18.63 $19.08 $39,690 5.3 %
47-2031 Carpenters 280 $13.03 $13.16 $27,380 1.5 %
47-2051 Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers 180 $12.70 $12.89 $26,820 3.2 %
47-2061 Construction Laborers 630 $10.99 $11.07 $23,030 2.6 %
47-2073 Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators 290 $14.39 $15.19 $31,600 3.1 %
47-2081 Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers 70 $11.54 $11.63 $24,190 4.8 %
47-2082 Tapers 90 $14.60 $15.28 $31,790 12.2 %
47-2111 Electricians 160 $17.74 $18.18 $37,810 4.8 %
47-2141 Painters, Construction and Maintenance 50 $11.89 $11.99 $24,940 6.2 %
47-2152 Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 90 $16.15 $16.45 $34,220 4.2 %
47-2181 Roofers (7) $11.77 $12.65 $26,320 7.6 %
47-2211 Sheet Metal Workers 60 $16.69 $15.85 $32,970 4.8 %
47-3012 Helpers--Carpenters (7) $9.82 $9.82 $20,420 3.0 %
47-3015 Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 30 $10.69 $10.64 $22,130 4.8 %
47-3019 Helpers, Construction Trades, All Other (7) $11.77 $11.09 $23,060 13.5 %
47-4051 Highway Maintenance Workers 70 $14.87 $14.78 $30,750 2.8 %
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Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations
Wage Estimates
Occupation Code Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
49-0000 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 2,040 $15.68 $16.48 $34,290 2.1 %
49-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers 170 $22.32 $23.15 $48,150 3.8 %
49-2011 Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairers 150 $16.52 $16.31 $33,930 3.4 %
49-2022 Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers 80 $22.66 $20.06 $41,730 10.1 %
49-3021 Automotive Body and Related Repairers 100 $15.05 $15.78 $32,820 6.4 %
49-3022 Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers (7) $9.93 $10.07 $20,940 5.2 %
49-3023 Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 330 $15.08 $15.40 $32,040 4.0 %
49-3031 Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists 120 $14.43 $14.78 $30,730 2.7 %
49-3042 Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines 90 $15.74 $16.08 $33,440 4.8 %
49-3093 Tire Repairers and Changers (7) $12.52 $11.66 $24,250 18.5 %
49-9021 Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers 150 $15.85 $17.07 $35,510 2.2 %
49-9031 Home Appliance Repairers 40 $16.10 $17.64 $36,690 21.8 %
49-9042 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 320 $14.67 $15.64 $32,530 3.7 %
49-9051 Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers (7) $17.30 $17.43 $36,250 6.7 %
49-9098 Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers 50 $8.76 $9.19 $19,120 5.8 %
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Production Occupations
Wage Estimates
Occupation Code Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
51-0000 Production Occupations 2,510 $14.52 $15.10 $31,420 5.7 %
51-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Production and Operating Workers 170 $22.38 $24.09 $50,100 6.8 %
51-2041 Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters (7) $15.15 $14.81 $30,800 4.3 %
51-2092 Team Assemblers 150 $8.33 $8.71 $18,110 3.1 %
51-2099 Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other (7) $9.39 $8.95 $18,610 6.2 %
51-3011 Bakers (7) $9.36 $9.21 $19,160 8.8 %
51-3021 Butchers and Meat Cutters 40 $8.67 $9.98 $20,750 3.0 %
51-4041 Machinists 40 $14.99 $15.85 $32,970 6.7 %
51-4121 Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers 90 $13.74 $14.98 $31,150 6.7 %
51-5011 Bindery Workers 40 $7.90 $8.71 $18,110 10.9 %
51-5021 Job Printers 50 $17.76 $15.94 $33,160 11.8 %
51-5023 Printing Machine Operators 60 $9.92 $11.51 $23,940 6.3 %
51-6011 Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers 50 $9.53 $9.36 $19,460 2.6 %
51-7011 Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters 40 $12.22 $13.19 $27,440 16.1 %
51-7021 Furniture Finishers (7) $12.26 $11.48 $23,870 2.7 %
51-8031 Water and Liquid Waste Treatment Plant and System Operators (7) $23.30 $21.26 $44,220 14.8 %
51-9021 Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 50 $14.94 $14.09 $29,310 4.5 %
51-9061 Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers 40 $17.64 $16.92 $35,190 3.3 %
51-9111 Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders 60 $10.62 $10.28 $21,390 4.9 %
51-9132 Photographic Processing Machine Operators 40 $7.63 $7.65 $15,920 5.2 %
51-9198 Helpers--Production Workers 100 $8.06 $8.55 $17,790 5.4 %
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Transportation and Material Moving Occupations
Wage Estimates
Occupation Code Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
53-0000 Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 3,260 $11.11 $12.75 $26,530 3.0 %
53-1021 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers, Hand 40 $15.46 $14.96 $31,120 4.1 %
53-1031 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators 70 $22.25 $22.58 $46,960 6.6 %
53-3021 Bus Drivers, Transit and Intercity 40 (7) (7) (7) (7)
53-3022 Bus Drivers, School 200 $13.13 $14.24 $29,630 3.9 %
53-3031 Driver/Sales Workers 260 $9.90 $10.48 $21,800 7.8 %
53-3032 Truck Drivers, Heavy and Tractor-Trailer 720 $15.51 $16.15 $33,590 2.9 %
53-3033 Truck Drivers, Light or Delivery Services 330 $10.83 $13.67 $28,440 8.6 %
53-3041 Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs 160 $8.26 $9.00 $18,720 5.6 %
53-6031 Service Station Attendants 60 $8.08 $8.48 $17,650 4.5 %
53-7051 Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators 110 $14.40 $13.53 $28,130 4.9 %
53-7061 Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment 220 $7.91 $8.08 $16,810 2.9 %
53-7062 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 710 $9.04 $9.46 $19,680 2.4 %
53-7064 Packers and Packagers, Hand 120 $8.63 $9.01 $18,740 5.0 %
53-7081 Refuse and Recyclable Material Collectors 30 $12.00 $12.22 $25,410 3.3 %

About November 2004 National, State, and Metropolitan Area 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) Estimates not released.

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




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Last Modified Date: November 25, 2008

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