Occupational Employment Statistics

November 2004 Metropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

Lafayette, LA MSA



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Major Occupational Groups in Lafayette, LA 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 166,510 $11.37 $14.50 $30,160 1.3 %
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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 7,620 $30.09 $35.16 $73,130 2.3 %
11-1011 Chief Executives 310 $69.22 $66.19 $137,680 6.2 %
11-1021 General and Operations Managers 3,390 $34.11 $40.57 $84,380 2.7 %
11-1031 Legislators 150 (4) (4) $14,160 4.9 %
11-2011 Advertising and Promotions Managers 50 $22.93 $25.27 $52,560 6.4 %
11-2021 Marketing Managers 70 $28.24 $34.69 $72,160 10.9 %
11-2022 Sales Managers 380 $31.53 $32.55 $67,710 2.9 %
11-2031 Public Relations Managers 60 $18.90 $22.53 $46,850 5.5 %
11-3011 Administrative Services Managers 280 $23.25 $23.83 $49,560 4.2 %
11-3021 Computer and Information Systems Managers 100 $27.93 $31.35 $65,200 4.0 %
11-3031 Financial Managers 460 $31.04 $31.89 $66,340 2.4 %
11-3041 Compensation and Benefits Managers 50 $25.67 $25.68 $53,420 4.3 %
11-3051 Industrial Production Managers 110 $29.48 $31.63 $65,790 5.1 %
11-3061 Purchasing Managers 60 $16.68 $22.44 $46,670 7.9 %
11-3071 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers 100 $25.38 $25.55 $53,140 6.1 %
11-9021 Construction Managers 260 $32.04 $36.28 $75,470 8.5 %
11-9031 Education Administrators, Preschool and Child Care Center/Program (7) $13.27 $13.56 $28,200 3.6 %
11-9032 Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School 310 (4) (4) $56,540 2.5 %
11-9041 Engineering Managers 170 $40.27 $43.86 $91,220 8.1 %
11-9051 Food Service Managers 130 $18.34 $19.59 $40,740 7.1 %
11-9081 Lodging Managers 40 $13.50 $15.86 $32,990 10.7 %
11-9111 Medical and Health Services Managers 280 $27.59 $28.53 $59,350 3.6 %
11-9121 Natural Sciences Managers (7) $37.47 $38.38 $79,840 6.0 %
11-9131 Postmasters and Mail Superintendents 30 $26.17 $26.43 $54,980 1.7 %
11-9141 Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers 180 $13.67 $14.57 $30,300 10.5 %
11-9151 Social and Community Service Managers 70 $13.76 $17.41 $36,210 3.1 %
11-9199 Managers, All Other 320 $28.91 $30.33 $63,090 3.2 %
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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 4,120 $19.03 $21.27 $44,250 3.3 %
13-1022 Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products 230 $12.82 $15.82 $32,910 12.3 %
13-1023 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products 210 $17.60 $19.61 $40,790 2.6 %
13-1031 Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators 190 $22.15 $25.17 $52,350 11.3 %
13-1041 Compliance Officers, Except Agriculture, Construction, Health and Safety, and Transportation 260 $15.96 $17.00 $35,370 6.4 %
13-1051 Cost Estimators 220 $21.02 $24.74 $51,460 11.9 %
13-1072 Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists (7) $21.25 $22.19 $46,160 5.6 %
13-1073 Training and Development Specialists 160 $20.43 $21.80 $45,340 4.6 %
13-1079 Human Resources, Training, and Labor Relations Specialists, All Other 50 $20.50 $21.66 $45,040 3.3 %
13-1111 Management Analysts 160 $29.69 $32.07 $66,700 10.0 %
13-1199 Business Operations Specialists, All Other 380 $23.35 $25.68 $53,420 4.5 %
13-2011 Accountants and Auditors 790 $20.15 $21.56 $44,850 4.0 %
13-2041 Credit Analysts 90 $23.93 $23.02 $47,880 6.0 %
13-2051 Financial Analysts (7) $32.03 $28.53 $59,350 8.8 %
13-2071 Loan Counselors 30 $9.94 $10.37 $21,570 6.3 %
13-2072 Loan Officers 240 $16.67 $20.58 $42,800 6.5 %
13-2081 Tax Examiners, Collectors, and Revenue Agents 70 $19.86 $21.82 $45,380 1.8 %
13-2082 Tax Preparers (7) $9.13 $11.61 $24,150 19.9 %
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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 930 $22.12 $23.53 $48,940 4.7 %
15-1021 Computer Programmers 130 $21.92 $23.95 $49,810 3.2 %
15-1031 Computer Software Engineers, Applications 100 $26.75 $27.54 $57,290 3.7 %
15-1041 Computer Support Specialists 350 $19.28 $22.91 $47,660 12.2 %
15-1051 Computer Systems Analysts 100 $27.43 $26.92 $55,990 4.5 %
15-1061 Database Administrators 40 $22.10 $22.96 $47,760 7.2 %
15-1071 Network and Computer Systems Administrators 90 $23.76 $23.69 $49,280 3.5 %
15-1081 Network Systems and Data Communications Analysts 60 $18.39 $18.83 $39,170 4.2 %
15-1099 Computer Specialists, All Other 40 $13.49 $15.34 $31,920 7.9 %
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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 3,320 $22.16 $24.02 $49,960 4.1 %
17-1011 Architects, Except Landscape and Naval 50 $26.57 $25.89 $53,850 2.9 %
17-1022 Surveyors 240 $19.63 $20.13 $41,860 6.9 %
17-2041 Chemical Engineers 50 $33.25 $33.99 $70,700 2.4 %
17-2051 Civil Engineers 230 $30.04 $30.60 $63,660 4.0 %
17-2071 Electrical Engineers (7) $34.66 $38.81 $80,720 5.0 %
17-2072 Electronics Engineers, Except Computer 60 $21.73 $23.96 $49,840 7.4 %
17-2081 Environmental Engineers 60 $35.70 $34.12 $70,960 9.9 %
17-2112 Industrial Engineers 70 $27.51 $28.27 $58,810 10.6 %
17-2141 Mechanical Engineers 390 $26.93 $29.52 $61,400 6.2 %
17-2171 Petroleum Engineers 220 $40.34 $42.23 $87,840 7.9 %
17-2199 Engineers, All Other 370 $24.23 $24.82 $51,630 8.5 %
17-3011 Architectural and Civil Drafters 100 $17.16 $22.47 $46,740 14.0 %
17-3012 Electrical and Electronics Drafters 50 $16.41 $20.34 $42,310 13.7 %
17-3013 Mechanical Drafters 100 $16.44 $17.40 $36,190 4.9 %
17-3019 Drafters, All Other 80 $16.41 $17.97 $37,370 6.7 %
17-3022 Civil Engineering Technicians 150 $16.72 $17.11 $35,590 2.7 %
17-3023 Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technicians 200 $21.97 $21.04 $43,750 3.8 %
17-3027 Mechanical Engineering Technicians 60 $21.32 $21.35 $44,400 7.6 %
17-3029 Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other 210 $16.42 $17.60 $36,600 5.1 %
17-3031 Surveying and Mapping Technicians 410 $12.91 $14.13 $29,400 7.7 %
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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 1,120 (7) (7) (7) (7)
19-1023 Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists 40 $21.83 $27.04 $56,250 1.8 %
19-2031 Chemists 60 $22.59 $22.96 $47,760 3.6 %
19-2041 Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health 50 $21.05 $22.24 $46,260 5.4 %
19-3021 Market Research Analysts 110 $13.36 $16.97 $35,290 9.9 %
19-4031 Chemical Technicians (7) $16.70 $19.80 $41,190 4.0 %
19-4041 Geological and Petroleum Technicians (7) $28.20 $26.50 $55,110 4.7 %
19-4091 Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health 30 $16.25 $16.69 $34,720 8.8 %
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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 1,610 $17.36 $17.54 $36,480 3.7 %
21-1012 Educational, Vocational, and School Counselors 400 $20.87 $21.22 $44,130 2.7 %
21-1014 Mental Health Counselors 70 $14.33 $18.80 $39,110 12.2 %
21-1021 Child, Family, and School Social Workers 250 $17.81 $18.14 $37,720 3.8 %
21-1022 Medical and Public Health Social Workers 90 $18.89 $19.39 $40,320 9.1 %
21-1023 Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers 40 $13.42 $16.25 $33,800 7.5 %
21-1091 Health Educators 40 $22.83 $20.44 $42,500 5.6 %
21-1092 Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists 80 $16.60 $17.81 $37,040 1.9 %
21-1093 Social and Human Service Assistants 380 $11.75 $13.13 $27,310 6.0 %
21-1099 Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other 130 $12.72 $14.72 $30,610 6.9 %
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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 1,300 $17.29 $29.75 $61,880 12.4 %
23-1011 Lawyers 580 $40.12 $50.32 $104,660 10.3 %
23-2011 Paralegals and Legal Assistants 370 $12.77 $13.59 $28,270 6.5 %
23-2091 Court Reporters 30 $14.43 $12.40 $25,790 16.1 %
23-2093 Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers (7) $13.78 $11.99 $24,940 3.8 %
23-2099 Legal Support Workers, All Other (7) $18.57 $18.65 $38,790 2.5 %
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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 8,060 $16.57 $16.17 $33,640 3.0 %
25-1194 Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary 100 $16.85 $16.96 $35,270 6.6 %
25-2011 Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education 460 $7.90 $9.22 $19,170 7.4 %
25-2012 Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education 250 (4) (4) $38,250 1.7 %
25-2021 Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education 2,450 (4) (4) $37,440 2.8 %
25-2031 Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Vocational Education 900 (4) (4) $38,540 3.0 %
25-2032 Vocational Education Teachers, Secondary School 140 (4) (4) $41,430 1.5 %
25-2041 Special Education Teachers, Preschool, Kindergarten, and Elementary School 370 (4) (4) $36,750 1.5 %
25-2042 Special Education Teachers, Middle School 70 (4) (4) $35,310 1.9 %
25-2043 Special Education Teachers, Secondary School 200 (4) (4) $38,710 1.7 %
25-3011 Adult Literacy, Remedial Education, and GED Teachers and Instructors 40 $18.34 $18.56 $38,600 1.7 %
25-3021 Self-Enrichment Education Teachers 120 $16.46 $17.29 $35,970 3.1 %
25-3099 Teachers and Instructors, All Other 450 (4) (4) $40,900 1.6 %
25-4021 Librarians 140 $19.58 $19.42 $40,390 3.5 %
25-4031 Library Technicians 130 $11.99 $13.04 $27,130 7.6 %
25-9031 Instructional Coordinators 140 $22.73 $22.49 $46,770 2.6 %
25-9041 Teacher Assistants 1,530 (4) (4) $14,840 3.5 %
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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 1,290 $11.84 $14.53 $30,210 3.9 %
27-1023 Floral Designers 80 $10.21 $10.13 $21,060 4.2 %
27-1024 Graphic Designers 80 $13.41 $15.18 $31,570 4.4 %
27-1026 Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers 30 $8.97 $9.48 $19,720 8.6 %
27-2012 Producers and Directors 30 $11.13 $15.90 $33,070 19.6 %
27-2022 Coaches and Scouts 110 (4) (4) $33,910 6.8 %
27-3011 Radio and Television Announcers 70 $8.14 $11.17 $23,230 15.7 %
27-3022 Reporters and Correspondents 50 $14.41 $17.48 $36,360 9.8 %
27-3031 Public Relations Specialists 140 $18.05 $19.58 $40,720 6.5 %
27-3041 Editors 60 $16.78 $17.51 $36,420 8.6 %
27-4012 Broadcast Technicians 70 $8.82 $9.02 $18,750 5.0 %
27-4021 Photographers 50 $10.37 $14.27 $29,680 21.3 %
27-4031 Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Motion Picture 40 $6.80 $7.72 $16,060 3.5 %
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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 10,110 $18.61 $23.41 $48,700 4.3 %
29-1031 Dietitians and Nutritionists 70 $18.99 $19.05 $39,630 2.5 %
29-1051 Pharmacists 380 $38.61 $37.30 $77,580 4.0 %
29-1061 Anesthesiologists (7) (5) $92.57 $192,540 12.6 %
29-1062 Family and General Practitioners (7) (5) $89.62 $186,420 9.5 %
29-1064 Obstetricians and Gynecologists 90 (5) $92.79 $193,010 10.1 %
29-1067 Surgeons (7) (5) $90.13 $187,470 11.6 %
29-1111 Registered Nurses 3,300 $21.79 $22.24 $46,270 1.7 %
29-1122 Occupational Therapists 110 $28.17 $27.42 $57,020 2.8 %
29-1123 Physical Therapists 210 $29.05 $30.24 $62,900 2.6 %
29-1126 Respiratory Therapists 150 $19.44 $19.62 $40,810 3.8 %
29-1127 Speech-Language Pathologists 100 $26.38 $27.95 $58,130 2.2 %
29-1131 Veterinarians 50 $27.32 $35.30 $73,410 16.2 %
29-1199 Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other (7) $51.05 $50.61 $105,270 6.7 %
29-2011 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists 140 $19.39 $19.65 $40,870 1.5 %
29-2012 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians 220 $14.57 $13.82 $28,750 2.4 %
29-2031 Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians 90 $15.57 $16.87 $35,090 11.0 %
29-2032 Diagnostic Medical Sonographers 80 $23.32 $21.39 $44,500 8.3 %
29-2034 Radiologic Technologists and Technicians 210 $18.98 $20.04 $41,670 1.5 %
29-2041 Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics (7) $12.85 $12.63 $26,260 1.8 %
29-2052 Pharmacy Technicians 360 $9.80 $10.14 $21,080 3.7 %
29-2054 Respiratory Therapy Technicians 100 $16.14 $15.94 $33,150 2.2 %
29-2055 Surgical Technologists 140 $12.95 $13.39 $27,860 2.6 %
29-2056 Veterinary Technologists and Technicians (7) $14.11 $15.02 $31,250 10.1 %
29-2061 Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 1,970 $13.91 $13.93 $28,980 1.3 %
29-2071 Medical Records and Health Information Technicians 160 $10.95 $11.52 $23,960 3.7 %
29-2099 Health Technologists and Technicians, All Other 50 $16.85 $18.40 $38,270 7.0 %
29-9011 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists 70 $23.95 $24.35 $50,660 4.2 %
29-9012 Occupational Health and Safety Technicians (7) $22.41 $21.51 $44,740 6.0 %
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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 6,130 $7.47 $8.27 $17,200 2.4 %
31-1011 Home Health Aides 1,290 $7.16 $7.64 $15,880 3.7 %
31-1012 Nursing Aides, Orderlies, and Attendants 3,040 $6.67 $6.87 $14,300 2.3 %
31-1013 Psychiatric Aides 50 $7.41 $7.33 $15,240 2.6 %
31-2011 Occupational Therapist Assistants 60 $18.50 $17.05 $35,450 8.2 %
31-2021 Physical Therapist Assistants 80 $19.57 $18.68 $38,850 6.8 %
31-2022 Physical Therapist Aides 70 $7.98 $8.10 $16,840 3.8 %
31-9011 Massage Therapists 30 $8.66 $11.84 $24,630 12.4 %
31-9091 Dental Assistants 280 $10.10 $11.15 $23,190 13.4 %
31-9092 Medical Assistants 590 $12.08 $11.83 $24,600 5.2 %
31-9093 Medical Equipment Preparers 50 $8.96 $9.59 $19,950 3.8 %
31-9094 Medical Transcriptionists 120 $10.28 $10.38 $21,590 3.9 %
31-9099 Healthcare Support Workers, All Other 250 $9.15 $9.23 $19,210 3.8 %
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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 2,960 $11.52 $13.11 $27,270 7.2 %
33-1012 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Police and Detectives 130 $24.32 $24.97 $51,930 2.9 %
33-1099 First-Line Supervisors/Managers, Protective Service Workers, All Other 40 $16.86 $17.60 $36,620 3.5 %
33-2011 Fire Fighters 160 $11.70 $11.43 $23,770 2.9 %
33-3011 Bailiffs 30 $16.60 $15.47 $32,170 8.6 %
33-3012 Correctional Officers and Jailers 430 $13.08 $13.62 $28,320 8.9 %
33-3021 Detectives and Criminal Investigators 110 $20.78 $21.44 $44,590 4.2 %
33-3051 Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers 710 $14.10 $14.75 $30,690 4.0 %
33-9032 Security Guards 960 $7.79 $8.83 $18,370 5.8 %
33-9092 Lifeguards, Ski Patrol, and Other Recreational Protective Service Workers 50 $6.24 $6.55 $13,610 4.9 %
33-9099 Protective Service Workers, All Other 120 $11.96 $12.65 $26,300 4.1 %
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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 14,400 $6.61 $7.21 $15,010 1.1 %
35-1011 Chefs and Head Cooks 150 $12.56 $13.13 $27,300 3.7 %
35-1012 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 1,080 $11.69 $12.08 $25,130 2.6 %
35-2011 Cooks, Fast Food 1,830 $6.35 $6.37 $13,240 2.7 %
35-2012 Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria 1,200 $7.06 $7.36 $15,320 2.7 %
35-2014 Cooks, Restaurant 910 $7.95 $8.10 $16,850 3.6 %
35-2015 Cooks, Short Order 530 $6.85 $7.06 $14,680 4.5 %
35-2021 Food Preparation Workers 1,810 $6.48 $6.65 $13,820 2.0 %
35-3011 Bartenders 510 $6.28 $6.33 $13,170 2.2 %
35-3021 Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food 910 $6.20 $6.30 $13,110 2.4 %
35-3022 Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop 460 $6.50 $6.62 $13,780 3.9 %
35-3031 Waiters and Waitresses 3,100 $6.48 $6.75 $14,050 3.0 %
35-3041 Food Servers, Nonrestaurant 100 $6.49 $6.62 $13,780 3.0 %
35-9011 Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers 380 $6.27 $6.45 $13,410 3.6 %
35-9021 Dishwashers 640 $6.27 $6.26 $13,030 2.0 %
35-9031 Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop 570 $6.43 $6.44 $13,400 2.3 %
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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 4,650 $7.18 $7.90 $16,440 1.8 %
37-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Housekeeping and Janitorial Workers 160 $11.68 $12.31 $25,610 4.0 %
37-1012 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers (7) $14.64 $15.88 $33,020 4.0 %
37-2011 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 2,630 $7.16 $7.61 $15,820 2.2 %
37-2012 Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 1,120 $6.45 $6.68 $13,900 2.2 %
37-2021 Pest Control Workers 110 $11.23 $11.64 $24,210 9.9 %
37-3011 Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers 420 $8.27 $8.30 $17,260 2.4 %
37-3013 Tree Trimmers and Pruners (7) $12.32 $12.37 $25,740 4.2 %
37-3019 Grounds Maintenance Workers, All Other 50 $6.12 $7.04 $14,640 6.4 %
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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 3,290 $6.89 $7.74 $16,100 3.1 %
39-1021 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Personal Service Workers 100 $12.11 $12.36 $25,700 3.4 %
39-2021 Nonfarm Animal Caretakers 120 $8.30 $8.85 $18,420 6.5 %
39-3031 Ushers, Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers (7) $6.20 $6.52 $13,560 3.7 %
39-3091 Amusement and Recreation Attendants 130 $6.30 $6.35 $13,200 3.5 %
39-3099 Entertainment Attendants and Related Workers, All Other 160 $9.43 $9.29 $19,330 2.6 %
39-4011 Embalmers 30 $19.12 $19.90 $41,390 11.9 %
39-5012 Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists 450 $8.89 $9.27 $19,290 4.4 %
39-6011 Baggage Porters and Bellhops 70 $6.56 $6.74 $14,010 3.3 %
39-6021 Tour Guides and Escorts 50 $6.17 $6.58 $13,680 4.1 %
39-9011 Child Care Workers 710 $6.30 $6.41 $13,340 3.0 %
39-9021 Personal and Home Care Aides 860 $6.50 $6.59 $13,700 3.3 %
39-9031 Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors 110 $6.64 $8.75 $18,190 15.3 %
39-9032 Recreation Workers 160 $8.84 $9.55 $19,860 6.0 %
39-9099 Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other 40 $6.54 $6.73 $14,010 4.5 %
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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 19,660 $8.39 $12.24 $25,450 3.3 %
41-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Retail Sales Workers 1,620 $12.55 $13.83 $28,770 2.8 %
41-1012 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Non-Retail Sales Workers 280 $22.86 $26.70 $55,530 7.4 %
41-2011 Cashiers 6,950 $6.52 $6.96 $14,480 2.7 %
41-2021 Counter and Rental Clerks 460 $9.20 $10.68 $22,200 6.7 %
41-2022 Parts Salespersons 460 $10.70 $11.66 $24,260 7.4 %
41-2031 Retail Salespersons 5,570 $8.01 $9.39 $19,530 3.1 %
41-3011 Advertising Sales Agents 280 $13.92 $17.14 $35,640 5.9 %
41-3021 Insurance Sales Agents 460 $19.92 $31.63 $65,780 17.5 %
41-3031 Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents 120 $27.07 $40.46 $84,150 10.4 %
41-3041 Travel Agents 40 $10.84 $11.01 $22,900 1.9 %
41-3099 Sales Representatives, Services, All Other 170 $17.58 $21.05 $43,780 5.3 %
41-4011 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products 920 $28.86 $29.22 $60,770 6.9 %
41-4012 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 2,160 $16.88 $19.60 $40,770 3.7 %
41-9011 Demonstrators and Product Promoters 30 $8.54 $9.34 $19,430 5.5 %
41-9099 Sales and Related Workers, All Other 50 $12.01 $13.82 $28,750 7.3 %
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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 28,860 $10.29 $11.41 $23,730 1.2 %
43-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Office and Administrative Support Workers 1,560 $16.87 $18.12 $37,690 1.8 %
43-2011 Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service 310 $8.39 $8.81 $18,330 2.6 %
43-3011 Bill and Account Collectors 540 $11.53 $12.13 $25,240 3.3 %
43-3021 Billing and Posting Clerks and Machine Operators 610 $10.35 $11.37 $23,640 4.3 %
43-3031 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 2,830 $11.21 $11.34 $23,590 1.3 %
43-3051 Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks 360 $12.54 $12.99 $27,010 2.1 %
43-3061 Procurement Clerks 40 $13.80 $14.51 $30,170 3.9 %
43-3071 Tellers 1,070 $9.11 $9.04 $18,810 3.7 %
43-4011 Brokerage Clerks 60 $16.58 $17.55 $36,500 18.7 %
43-4031 Court, Municipal, and License Clerks (7) $9.27 $10.36 $21,550 22.9 %
43-4041 Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks (7) $9.62 $11.19 $23,270 11.7 %
43-4051 Customer Service Representatives 2,610 $10.15 $10.77 $22,400 2.9 %
43-4061 Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs 120 $15.60 $15.48 $32,200 2.7 %
43-4071 File Clerks 290 $6.77 $7.17 $14,910 2.3 %
43-4081 Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks 200 $7.81 $8.13 $16,920 6.4 %
43-4111 Interviewers, Except Eligibility and Loan 160 $9.85 $10.38 $21,580 3.2 %
43-4131 Loan Interviewers and Clerks 140 $11.14 $11.32 $23,550 16.0 %
43-4141 New Accounts Clerks 110 $10.87 $11.76 $24,470 6.8 %
43-4151 Order Clerks 210 $9.22 $10.09 $20,980 3.9 %
43-4161 Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping 110 $13.64 $14.30 $29,740 2.6 %
43-4171 Receptionists and Information Clerks 1,620 $9.21 $9.43 $19,620 2.4 %
43-4181 Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks 90 $10.31 $11.30 $23,500 9.0 %
43-4199 Information and Record Clerks, All Other 210 $12.22 $12.61 $26,220 5.0 %
43-5021 Couriers and Messengers 150 $7.09 $7.69 $16,000 4.2 %
43-5031 Police, Fire, and Ambulance Dispatchers 180 $9.46 $10.89 $22,660 5.5 %
43-5032 Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance 950 $15.10 $16.25 $33,800 7.1 %
43-5041 Meter Readers, Utilities 540 $11.64 $10.82 $22,510 9.4 %
43-5051 Postal Service Clerks 80 $23.84 $23.41 $48,690 2.7 %
43-5052 Postal Service Mail Carriers 390 $21.13 $20.50 $42,650 1.9 %
43-5053 Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and Processing Machine Operators 190 $20.38 $19.10 $39,720 2.7 %
43-5061 Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks 240 $15.89 $16.82 $34,980 3.0 %
43-5071 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks 660 $10.84 $12.48 $25,970 6.5 %
43-5081 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 1,840 $8.15 $9.20 $19,130 4.8 %
43-5111 Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping 70 $9.64 $9.64 $20,040 7.9 %
43-6011 Executive Secretaries and Administrative Assistants 1,450 $14.75 $14.88 $30,950 1.6 %
43-6012 Legal Secretaries 420 $12.11 $12.92 $26,870 5.4 %
43-6013 Medical Secretaries 250 $9.12 $9.34 $19,430 2.7 %
43-6014 Secretaries, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 3,170 $10.07 $10.37 $21,570 1.5 %
43-9011 Computer Operators 80 $12.03 $12.51 $26,030 4.0 %
43-9021 Data Entry Keyers 220 $8.82 $9.21 $19,160 4.2 %
43-9041 Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks 110 $11.74 $11.74 $24,410 7.6 %
43-9051 Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service 30 $8.66 $9.46 $19,680 5.9 %
43-9061 Office Clerks, General 3,540 $7.79 $8.52 $17,710 1.7 %
43-9071 Office Machine Operators, Except Computer (7) $10.88 $11.67 $24,280 2.9 %
43-9199 Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other 140 $11.96 $12.20 $25,370 2.4 %
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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 270 $10.18 $11.61 $24,160 5.6 %
45-2092 Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse 70 $10.81 $11.73 $24,390 5.3 %
45-2093 Farmworkers, Farm and Ranch Animals 70 $7.96 $8.38 $17,420 4.5 %
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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 12,290 $14.01 $15.07 $31,350 1.8 %
47-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 1,010 $19.53 $20.02 $41,630 2.0 %
47-2021 Brickmasons and Blockmasons 130 $10.87 $13.26 $27,570 16.1 %
47-2031 Carpenters 840 $13.53 $13.86 $28,830 2.8 %
47-2051 Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers 190 $12.23 $12.92 $26,870 6.5 %
47-2061 Construction Laborers 910 $10.40 $10.64 $22,140 3.0 %
47-2073 Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators 430 $12.58 $13.13 $27,310 2.8 %
47-2081 Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers 150 $13.77 $14.59 $30,340 17.6 %
47-2111 Electricians 390 $14.70 $15.41 $32,050 3.5 %
47-2121 Glaziers (7) $12.06 $11.80 $24,550 2.9 %
47-2141 Painters, Construction and Maintenance 640 $12.51 $12.63 $26,260 2.2 %
47-2151 Pipelayers (7) $10.74 $11.89 $24,740 8.6 %
47-2152 Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 400 $16.77 $16.58 $34,490 3.9 %
47-2181 Roofers 50 $12.44 $13.33 $27,720 12.8 %
47-2211 Sheet Metal Workers (7) $17.85 $16.79 $34,920 5.4 %
47-2221 Structural Iron and Steel Workers 380 $15.38 $15.21 $31,630 6.6 %
47-3012 Helpers--Carpenters 240 $10.61 $10.83 $22,520 6.9 %
47-3013 Helpers--Electricians (7) $9.89 $10.05 $20,900 9.0 %
47-3014 Helpers--Painters, Paperhangers, Plasterers, and Stucco Masons 90 $8.70 $8.86 $18,430 5.1 %
47-3015 Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 110 $14.48 $13.40 $27,870 3.7 %
47-4011 Construction and Building Inspectors 60 $12.70 $13.89 $28,890 7.0 %
47-4051 Highway Maintenance Workers (7) $8.38 $9.20 $19,130 8.1 %
47-4099 Construction and Related Workers, All Other (7) $12.81 $14.33 $29,800 14.8 %
47-5011 Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas 790 $17.99 $19.58 $40,730 3.8 %
47-5012 Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas (7) $15.29 $17.15 $35,680 5.9 %
47-5013 Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining 680 $15.31 $17.15 $35,680 4.5 %
47-5021 Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas 170 $22.64 $22.35 $46,490 6.3 %
47-5071 Roustabouts, Oil and Gas 1,070 $12.87 $12.95 $26,930 3.8 %
47-5081 Helpers--Extraction Workers 910 $14.05 $14.04 $29,210 2.3 %
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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 10,240 $14.50 $15.43 $32,090 1.5 %
49-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers 930 $24.05 $23.84 $49,580 2.4 %
49-2011 Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairers 130 $14.47 $15.34 $31,900 8.8 %
49-2022 Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers 180 $19.69 $18.56 $38,600 8.1 %
49-2093 Electrical and Electronics Installers and Repairers, Transportation Equipment 50 $15.34 $15.61 $32,460 10.4 %
49-2097 Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers and Repairers (7) $8.08 $8.46 $17,590 10.2 %
49-2098 Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers 80 $12.69 $13.09 $27,230 4.4 %
49-3021 Automotive Body and Related Repairers (7) $15.33 $15.87 $33,000 4.8 %
49-3023 Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 750 $13.99 $15.00 $31,200 4.9 %
49-3031 Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists 350 $13.87 $14.08 $29,280 3.1 %
49-3041 Farm Equipment Mechanics 70 $13.21 $13.66 $28,410 4.8 %
49-3042 Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines 560 $16.26 $16.81 $34,960 2.2 %
49-3092 Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians 50 $15.53 $14.83 $30,850 7.4 %
49-3093 Tire Repairers and Changers (7) $10.72 $10.35 $21,530 6.7 %
49-9012 Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door 70 $18.91 $19.20 $39,940 5.6 %
49-9021 Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers 220 $18.60 $17.34 $36,080 3.9 %
49-9031 Home Appliance Repairers (7) $17.54 $15.84 $32,950 8.1 %
49-9041 Industrial Machinery Mechanics 980 $16.19 $16.80 $34,950 3.5 %
49-9042 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 2,460 $12.15 $13.11 $27,270 2.1 %
49-9043 Maintenance Workers, Machinery (7) $10.63 $11.06 $23,010 5.1 %
49-9044 Millwrights (7) $20.11 $19.30 $40,140 6.1 %
49-9051 Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers 110 $22.80 $21.49 $44,710 4.9 %
49-9052 Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers 240 $14.41 $16.19 $33,670 17.1 %
49-9091 Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and Repairers 90 $12.12 $12.02 $24,990 6.4 %
49-9095 Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers (7) $12.47 $12.58 $26,160 4.7 %
49-9098 Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers 400 $9.53 $9.53 $19,810 2.7 %
49-9099 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, All Other (7) $14.62 $14.98 $31,170 12.5 %
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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 11,880 $11.50 $13.04 $27,130 2.6 %
51-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Production and Operating Workers 850 $18.49 $20.57 $42,780 4.1 %
51-2041 Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters 130 $14.65 $14.43 $30,010 5.4 %
51-2092 Team Assemblers 320 $10.43 $11.63 $24,180 7.6 %
51-2099 Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other 70 $9.22 $10.22 $21,250 6.8 %
51-3011 Bakers 120 $9.22 $9.59 $19,950 8.9 %
51-3021 Butchers and Meat Cutters 190 $9.94 $9.98 $20,760 4.9 %
51-3022 Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers 140 $7.60 $8.22 $17,110 6.0 %
51-3023 Slaughterers and Meat Packers 50 $9.68 $9.37 $19,490 5.7 %
51-3091 Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine Operators and Tenders 120 $6.56 $7.92 $16,480 14.7 %
51-3092 Food Batchmakers 30 $8.51 $8.78 $18,260 3.7 %
51-3093 Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders 80 $9.59 $9.36 $19,460 3.3 %
51-4011 Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic (7) $13.41 $14.11 $29,360 7.4 %
51-4031 Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 80 $9.67 $9.53 $19,820 3.7 %
51-4033 Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 100 $9.92 $10.38 $21,600 5.3 %
51-4034 Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 120 $14.34 $14.94 $31,080 2.4 %
51-4041 Machinists 810 $13.65 $14.87 $30,920 2.5 %
51-4081 Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 70 $10.13 $10.24 $21,290 5.2 %
51-4121 Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers 1,190 $14.40 $15.36 $31,940 5.0 %
51-5021 Job Printers 50 $14.72 $14.75 $30,680 11.6 %
51-5022 Prepress Technicians and Workers 50 $10.46 $12.10 $25,170 12.9 %
51-5023 Printing Machine Operators 110 $9.99 $10.36 $21,540 6.0 %
51-6011 Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers 370 $6.70 $6.77 $14,090 2.4 %
51-6021 Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials 130 $7.72 $7.67 $15,960 3.7 %
51-6031 Sewing Machine Operators 120 $6.44 $6.63 $13,790 2.9 %
51-7011 Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters 80 $10.25 $10.18 $21,170 5.6 %
51-7042 Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing 60 $8.74 $9.60 $19,970 14.9 %
51-8031 Water and Liquid Waste Treatment Plant and System Operators 240 $12.29 $12.46 $25,910 3.5 %
51-8091 Chemical Plant and System Operators 30 $16.11 $17.62 $36,650 3.0 %
51-8092 Gas Plant Operators 110 $22.41 $22.28 $46,350 6.7 %
51-8093 Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers 550 $24.77 $24.37 $50,700 4.8 %
51-9021 Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 60 $8.55 $9.52 $19,810 6.5 %
51-9022 Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand (7) $9.79 $9.64 $20,060 3.3 %
51-9023 Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 70 $12.58 $13.74 $28,580 3.6 %
51-9061 Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers 730 $10.25 $13.28 $27,630 10.5 %
51-9081 Dental Laboratory Technicians (7) $11.23 $13.71 $28,510 24.8 %
51-9111 Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders 540 $8.63 $9.27 $19,290 4.8 %
51-9122 Painters, Transportation Equipment (7) $10.99 $12.41 $25,810 8.9 %
51-9123 Painting, Coating, and Decorating Workers 50 $10.63 $10.65 $22,150 2.0 %
51-9195 Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic 80 $7.00 $8.60 $17,890 18.5 %
51-9198 Helpers--Production Workers 760 $8.80 $9.34 $19,430 5.0 %
51-9199 Production Workers, All Other 1,020 $11.89 $11.53 $23,970 8.4 %
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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 12,410 $10.07 $11.52 $23,950 2.2 %
53-1021 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers, Hand 250 $15.79 $16.47 $34,260 4.6 %
53-1031 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators 180 $22.26 $22.84 $47,500 3.3 %
53-3022 Bus Drivers, School 720 $8.06 $8.80 $18,310 1.9 %
53-3031 Driver/Sales Workers 460 $11.65 $12.10 $25,170 4.6 %
53-3032 Truck Drivers, Heavy and Tractor-Trailer 2,380 $12.41 $12.96 $26,960 3.3 %
53-3033 Truck Drivers, Light or Delivery Services 1,620 $10.29 $11.41 $23,730 4.0 %
53-3041 Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs 110 $7.87 $7.86 $16,340 4.2 %
53-5011 Sailors and Marine Oilers 130 $12.56 $13.33 $27,730 5.7 %
53-5021 Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels 170 $24.44 $26.47 $55,070 6.5 %
53-6021 Parking Lot Attendants 50 $7.08 $7.26 $15,110 2.7 %
53-6031 Service Station Attendants 80 $6.80 $7.57 $15,750 5.9 %
53-7021 Crane and Tower Operators 220 $16.69 $16.37 $34,040 4.0 %
53-7051 Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators 650 $11.35 $11.66 $24,250 2.1 %
53-7061 Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment 360 $7.18 $7.64 $15,890 4.1 %
53-7062 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 3,360 $8.19 $8.62 $17,940 2.0 %
53-7064 Packers and Packagers, Hand 480 $7.31 $7.36 $15,320 2.5 %
53-7081 Refuse and Recyclable Material Collectors 140 (7) (7) (7) (7)
53-7199 Material Moving Workers, All Other 60 $9.16 $9.00 $18,720 3.6 %

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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