Occupational Employment Statistics

November 2004 National Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

Business and Financial Operations Occupations

SOC major groups



These estimates are calculated with data collected from employers in all industry sectors in metropolitan and non-metropolitan areas in every State and the District of Columbia. These and other data elements, including the 10th, 25th, 75th, and 90th percentile wages, are available in the downloadable Excel files(XLS).

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Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment (1) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
13-0000 Business and Financial Operations Occupations 5,253,720 $24.52 $27.46 $57,120 0.2 %
13-1011 Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers, and Athletes 10,030 $26.51 $34.24 $71,210 3.8 %
13-1021 Purchasing Agents and Buyers, Farm Products 13,180 $21.46 $24.83 $51,650 1.6 %
13-1022 Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products 135,560 $20.28 $23.18 $48,220 0.8 %
13-1023 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products 263,140 $23.25 $24.93 $51,860 0.3 %
13-1031 Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators 245,610 $22.14 $23.60 $49,080 1.6 %
13-1032 Insurance Appraisers, Auto Damage 13,080 $22.98 $23.29 $48,450 1.6 %
13-1041 Compliance Officers, Except Agriculture, Construction, Health and Safety, and Transportation 158,890 $23.33 $25.28 $52,580 0.4 %
13-1051 Cost Estimators 195,270 $24.48 $26.38 $54,870 0.4 %
13-1061 Emergency Management Specialists 10,880 $21.96 $23.91 $49,730 1.9 %
13-1071 Employment, Recruitment, and Placement Specialists 173,160 $19.80 $22.81 $47,440 1.1 %
13-1072 Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists 95,800 $23.42 $24.75 $51,480 0.9 %
13-1073 Training and Development Specialists 206,140 $21.81 $23.25 $48,360 0.3 %
13-1079 Human Resources, Training, and Labor Relations Specialists, All Other 168,580 $22.88 $23.83 $49,570 0.6 %
13-1081 Logisticians 52,210 $28.59 $30.08 $62,570 0.6 %
13-1111 Management Analysts 424,740 $31.04 $35.32 $73,460 0.6 %
13-1121 Meeting and Convention Planners 37,170 $19.38 $20.82 $43,300 0.7 %
13-1199 Business Operations Specialists, All Other 880,960 $25.90 $28.14 $58,530 0.5 %
13-2011 Accountants and Auditors 1,007,760 $24.67 $27.48 $57,160 0.3 %
13-2021 Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate 62,320 $21.05 $24.17 $50,280 2.1 %
13-2031 Budget Analysts 54,940 $27.49 $28.99 $60,290 0.5 %
13-2041 Credit Analysts 64,630 $23.46 $27.67 $57,560 1.3 %
13-2051 Financial Analysts 181,340 $30.18 $34.27 $71,280 0.8 %
13-2052 Personal Financial Advisors 102,120 $30.03 $39.93 $83,060 1.9 %
13-2053 Insurance Underwriters 96,200 $23.80 $26.38 $54,870 0.9 %
13-2061 Financial Examiners 22,610 $29.07 $31.54 $65,600 1.3 %
13-2071 Loan Counselors 27,290 $16.74 $19.27 $40,070 1.6 %
13-2072 Loan Officers 305,330 $23.64 $28.59 $59,470 0.8 %
13-2081 Tax Examiners, Collectors, and Revenue Agents 70,780 $21.15 $23.44 $48,750 0.3 %
13-2082 Tax Preparers 53,790 $12.56 $15.39 $32,000 2.1 %
13-2099 Financial Specialists, All Other 120,240 $24.17 $26.87 $55,890 0.9 %

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.


National OES estimates by SOC major group



November 2004 National Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

November 2004 State Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

November 2004 Metropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

November 2004 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

List of Occupations in SOC Code Number Order

List of Occupations in Alphabetical Order

Download November 2004 Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates in Zipped Excel files

Technical notes

Last Modified Date: November 9, 2005

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