Occupational Employment Statistics

November 2004 Metropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

Sumter, SC MSA



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Major Occupational Groups in Sumter, SC 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 37,430 $11.03 $13.83 $28,770 1.8 %
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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 1,640 $29.33 $33.29 $69,250 2.5 %
11-1011 Chief Executives 120 $53.78 $58.53 $121,750 6.8 %
11-1021 General and Operations Managers 530 $31.19 $37.39 $77,780 4.4 %
11-2022 Sales Managers (7) $26.37 $31.55 $65,620 16.2 %
11-3011 Administrative Services Managers 80 $25.11 $25.99 $54,050 3.2 %
11-3031 Financial Managers 100 $29.08 $30.67 $63,790 7.8 %
11-3051 Industrial Production Managers 50 $38.75 $36.43 $75,770 2.5 %
11-9021 Construction Managers 90 $24.46 $26.38 $54,860 4.7 %
11-9032 Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School 90 (4) (4) $60,400 3.5 %
11-9041 Engineering Managers 50 $38.80 $37.02 $77,000 3.1 %
11-9051 Food Service Managers 60 $17.13 $17.43 $36,260 2.8 %
11-9199 Managers, All Other 40 $25.57 $25.63 $53,320 12.7 %
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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 660 $20.24 $22.18 $46,130 3.2 %
13-1023 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products 50 $23.51 $23.40 $48,670 3.4 %
13-1041 Compliance Officers, Except Agriculture, Construction, Health and Safety, and Transportation 30 $18.75 $19.45 $40,450 2.3 %
13-1051 Cost Estimators 50 $23.19 $23.21 $48,270 3.4 %
13-1073 Training and Development Specialists 40 $15.86 $17.73 $36,870 4.3 %
13-1111 Management Analysts 40 $29.79 $29.69 $61,760 3.1 %
13-1199 Business Operations Specialists, All Other 110 $20.91 $21.94 $45,640 4.7 %
13-2011 Accountants and Auditors 110 $20.77 $22.95 $47,740 3.7 %
13-2072 Loan Officers 50 $13.48 $19.57 $40,700 28.9 %
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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 160 $23.06 $22.08 $45,920 2.5 %
15-1041 Computer Support Specialists 50 $13.91 $16.97 $35,290 8.9 %
15-1051 Computer Systems Analysts 30 $24.48 $24.23 $50,400 3.0 %
15-1071 Network and Computer Systems Administrators 50 $24.37 $24.88 $51,740 2.4 %
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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 420 $23.11 $23.65 $49,180 2.8 %
17-2112 Industrial Engineers 80 $25.64 $24.59 $51,160 5.7 %
17-2141 Mechanical Engineers 30 $26.38 $27.23 $56,640 6.4 %
17-3012 Electrical and Electronics Drafters (7) $25.87 $26.10 $54,290 8.6 %
17-3023 Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technicians 40 $19.38 $17.14 $35,660 2.5 %
17-3026 Industrial Engineering Technicians 30 $19.36 $19.42 $40,390 5.6 %
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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 (7) $17.93 $18.55 $38,580 3.7 %
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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 510 $15.16 $15.66 $32,580 2.0 %
21-1012 Educational, Vocational, and School Counselors 100 $19.04 $18.79 $39,090 3.0 %
21-1021 Child, Family, and School Social Workers 160 $14.98 $15.59 $32,430 2.2 %
21-1093 Social and Human Service Assistants 80 $8.40 $9.90 $20,580 7.9 %
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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 150 $20.18 $35.89 $74,650 11.6 %
23-1011 Lawyers 60 $69.89 $64.78 $134,740 16.5 %
23-2011 Paralegals and Legal Assistants 40 $12.99 $13.60 $28,290 5.1 %
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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 2,680 $16.38 $16.44 $34,190 3.5 %
25-1121 Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary 40 (4) (4) $45,260 3.1 %
25-1123 English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary 50 (4) (4) $42,750 3.8 %
25-2011 Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education 200 $10.21 $10.13 $21,080 12.4 %
25-2012 Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education (7) (4) (4) $37,780 2.1 %
25-2022 Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Vocational Education 390 (4) (4) $34,590 3.0 %
25-2032 Vocational Education Teachers, Secondary School 130 (4) (4) $41,240 4.5 %
25-2043 Special Education Teachers, Secondary School 50 (4) (4) $40,220 2.7 %
25-3099 Teachers and Instructors, All Other (7) (4) (4) $19,570 7.3 %
25-4021 Librarians 40 $19.80 $20.25 $42,130 3.8 %
25-9031 Instructional Coordinators 80 $21.45 $23.33 $48,520 5.9 %
25-9041 Teacher Assistants 350 (4) (4) $15,090 3.7 %
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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 180 $11.30 $13.24 $27,550 5.7 %
27-1023 Floral Designers 30 $7.67 $7.68 $15,970 4.1 %
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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 1,440 $21.26 $27.89 $58,020 5.7 %
29-1021 Dentists, General 30 $62.47 $62.37 $129,730 6.0 %
29-1051 Pharmacists 50 $42.25 $44.66 $92,900 5.7 %
29-1062 Family and General Practitioners 40 (5) $83.85 $174,410 14.1 %
29-1063 Internists, General 30 (5) $90.80 $188,870 8.1 %
29-2052 Pharmacy Technicians 60 $10.23 $10.76 $22,380 5.1 %
29-2061 Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 250 $16.40 $16.48 $34,270 1.8 %
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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 950 $8.46 $9.04 $18,810 2.2 %
31-1011 Home Health Aides 280 $7.71 $7.74 $16,110 2.6 %
31-1012 Nursing Aides, Orderlies, and Attendants 330 $8.62 $9.06 $18,850 2.9 %
31-2022 Physical Therapist Aides 30 $8.27 $8.73 $18,160 6.6 %
31-9091 Dental Assistants 50 $10.57 $11.33 $23,570 9.9 %
31-9092 Medical Assistants 100 $10.44 $10.62 $22,100 3.7 %
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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 1,170 $11.17 $11.48 $23,890 4.4 %
33-3012 Correctional Officers and Jailers 200 $12.34 $12.82 $26,660 2.0 %
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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 2,830 $6.48 $7.08 $14,720 1.6 %
35-1012 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 170 $11.61 $12.20 $25,380 6.5 %
35-2011 Cooks, Fast Food 340 $6.17 $6.13 $12,750 3.7 %
35-2012 Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria 100 $7.96 $8.38 $17,430 2.7 %
35-2014 Cooks, Restaurant 180 $8.31 $8.32 $17,300 3.5 %
35-2015 Cooks, Short Order 40 $6.79 $7.90 $16,440 20.0 %
35-2021 Food Preparation Workers 180 $7.35 $7.57 $15,740 2.3 %
35-3011 Bartenders 60 $6.42 $7.34 $15,260 5.0 %
35-3021 Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food 720 $6.23 $6.23 $12,960 2.0 %
35-3031 Waiters and Waitresses 610 $6.22 $6.46 $13,440 3.4 %
35-3041 Food Servers, Nonrestaurant 70 $7.77 $7.90 $16,430 2.8 %
35-9011 Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers 80 $6.28 $6.61 $13,760 3.5 %
35-9021 Dishwashers 110 $6.57 $6.59 $13,710 2.0 %
35-9031 Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop 70 $6.28 $6.31 $13,130 3.4 %
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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 1,060 $7.51 $8.27 $17,200 2.6 %
37-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Housekeeping and Janitorial Workers 70 $10.44 $11.57 $24,060 6.2 %
37-2011 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 470 $7.30 $7.87 $16,370 3.3 %
37-2012 Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 320 $6.83 $7.11 $14,800 4.9 %
37-3011 Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers 160 $8.30 $8.93 $18,570 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 660 $7.80 $8.30 $17,260 3.3 %
39-4021 Funeral Attendants 40 $10.97 $11.98 $24,910 14.7 %
39-5012 Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists 80 $9.33 $9.24 $19,220 3.8 %
39-9011 Child Care Workers 150 $6.58 $6.76 $14,050 3.9 %
39-9032 Recreation Workers 50 $6.99 $8.75 $18,200 2.4 %
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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 3,530 $8.11 $10.90 $22,680 3.1 %
41-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Retail Sales Workers 350 $13.26 $14.63 $30,430 4.5 %
41-2011 Cashiers 1,120 $6.62 $6.91 $14,380 1.7 %
41-2021 Counter and Rental Clerks 130 $8.73 $9.48 $19,730 4.5 %
41-2022 Parts Salespersons 130 $10.66 $11.78 $24,510 6.1 %
41-2031 Retail Salespersons 1,300 $7.88 $9.36 $19,470 3.6 %
41-3021 Insurance Sales Agents 80 $15.28 $19.44 $40,440 10.0 %
41-4011 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products (7) $20.81 $26.88 $55,910 5.3 %
41-4012 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 180 $17.87 $18.86 $39,240 4.9 %
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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 4,740 $10.72 $11.67 $24,280 1.7 %
43-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Office and Administrative Support Workers 310 $15.07 $16.30 $33,900 2.8 %
43-2011 Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service 50 $9.10 $8.92 $18,560 2.6 %
43-3011 Bill and Account Collectors 90 $10.58 $10.81 $22,490 3.4 %
43-3021 Billing and Posting Clerks and Machine Operators 80 $12.14 $11.99 $24,950 2.7 %
43-3031 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 450 $11.06 $12.12 $25,220 3.0 %
43-3051 Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks (7) $12.57 $12.49 $25,980 3.4 %
43-3071 Tellers 200 $9.46 $9.40 $19,550 5.7 %
43-4051 Customer Service Representatives 310 $12.03 $11.99 $24,950 3.1 %
43-4071 File Clerks 70 $7.71 $7.84 $16,310 3.5 %
43-4081 Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks 60 $6.94 $6.91 $14,370 4.6 %
43-4151 Order Clerks 50 $12.37 $12.48 $25,960 4.8 %
43-4161 Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping 50 $12.99 $15.04 $31,280 4.2 %
43-4171 Receptionists and Information Clerks 230 $9.36 $9.37 $19,490 3.4 %
43-4199 Information and Record Clerks, All Other 60 $10.60 $13.10 $27,260 15.6 %
43-5052 Postal Service Mail Carriers 110 $21.23 $20.47 $42,580 (7)
43-5061 Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks 80 $13.59 $13.30 $27,660 10.3 %
43-5071 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks 160 $12.01 $12.26 $25,510 2.8 %
43-5081 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 370 $8.26 $8.96 $18,640 2.1 %
43-6011 Executive Secretaries and Administrative Assistants 180 $14.33 $14.56 $30,290 1.5 %
43-6013 Medical Secretaries 120 $10.41 $10.46 $21,770 2.0 %
43-6014 Secretaries, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 540 $10.84 $11.76 $24,460 3.0 %
43-9061 Office Clerks, General 630 $9.61 $9.82 $20,430 2.1 %
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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 1,600 $12.07 $14.19 $29,520 5.3 %
47-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 170 $21.89 $23.33 $48,530 4.5 %
47-2061 Construction Laborers 210 $8.36 $8.72 $18,130 3.1 %
47-2073 Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators 40 $12.39 $12.64 $26,300 2.7 %
47-2111 Electricians 120 $14.65 $15.63 $32,500 2.6 %
47-2151 Pipelayers 40 $12.37 $13.05 $27,140 7.1 %
47-2152 Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 130 $16.38 $16.14 $33,580 4.4 %
47-2211 Sheet Metal Workers (7) $15.04 $14.02 $29,160 3.0 %
47-3012 Helpers--Carpenters 80 $10.22 $10.82 $22,500 5.8 %
47-3013 Helpers--Electricians 50 $11.94 $12.13 $25,230 3.0 %
47-3015 Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 110 $11.64 $11.79 $24,530 8.4 %
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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 2,280 $14.94 $15.62 $32,490 2.6 %
49-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers 130 $21.19 $25.58 $53,210 9.7 %
49-3023 Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 180 $12.89 $14.09 $29,310 6.5 %
49-3031 Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists 30 $13.48 $13.14 $27,340 1.8 %
49-9021 Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers 110 $15.11 $15.19 $31,600 5.9 %
49-9042 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 710 $13.23 $13.27 $27,610 2.1 %
49-9043 Maintenance Workers, Machinery (7) $15.46 $15.51 $32,260 3.0 %
49-9051 Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers (7) $16.90 $17.90 $37,240 2.4 %
49-9098 Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers 90 $9.99 $10.09 $20,980 6.0 %
49-9099 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, All Other (7) $14.44 $16.15 $33,600 15.3 %
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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 5,630 $12.29 $12.85 $26,720 2.3 %
51-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Production and Operating Workers 440 $17.98 $18.68 $38,860 1.8 %
51-2092 Team Assemblers 830 $10.14 $10.64 $22,130 2.3 %
51-4031 Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 520 $15.02 $14.45 $30,050 3.1 %
51-4041 Machinists 110 $14.93 $15.31 $31,840 3.2 %
51-4081 Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic (7) $12.70 $12.82 $26,670 3.9 %
51-4121 Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers 130 $13.29 $14.85 $30,880 7.2 %
51-4193 Plating and Coating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 60 $14.26 $13.43 $27,920 7.1 %
51-6011 Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers 80 $6.64 $6.86 $14,260 3.2 %
51-6021 Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials 30 $7.13 $7.17 $14,910 4.1 %
51-6031 Sewing Machine Operators 90 $7.70 $7.64 $15,900 2.7 %
51-8031 Water and Liquid Waste Treatment Plant and System Operators 50 $17.00 $16.00 $33,290 3.1 %
51-9061 Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers 480 $10.75 $12.08 $25,130 4.2 %
51-9198 Helpers--Production Workers 110 $9.50 $9.50 $19,760 5.8 %
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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 4,930 $9.60 $10.29 $21,410 3.1 %
53-1021 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers, Hand 60 $16.57 $18.83 $39,160 4.4 %
53-1031 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators 60 $19.38 $21.49 $44,700 4.7 %
53-3031 Driver/Sales Workers 140 $10.96 $11.64 $24,220 8.7 %
53-3032 Truck Drivers, Heavy and Tractor-Trailer 610 $11.65 $12.44 $25,870 3.5 %
53-3033 Truck Drivers, Light or Delivery Services 340 $12.48 $12.80 $26,630 4.7 %
53-7051 Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators 250 $10.05 $10.57 $21,980 3.3 %
53-7063 Machine Feeders and Offbearers (7) $14.28 $13.04 $27,130 11.3 %
53-7064 Packers and Packagers, Hand 330 $9.12 $9.12 $18,970 6.0 %

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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