Occupational Employment Statistics

May 2005 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

NAICS 452900 - Other General Merchandise Stores


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 452900 - Other General Merchandise Stores.

These and other data elements, including the 10th, 25th, 75th, and 90th percentile wages, are available in the downloadable Excel files (XLS).

NAICS Industry 452900 - Other General Merchandise Stores is part of: NAICS 452000 - General Merchandise Stores.

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NAICS 452900 - Other General Merchandise Stores

All 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)
00-0000 All Occupations 1,339,790 100.00% $8.99 $10.47 $21,770 0.4 %
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Management 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)
11-0000 Management Occupations 13,560 1.01% $27.20 $31.30 $65,110 1.2 %
11-1011 Chief Executives 60 (7) $47.80 $57.35 $119,290 11.4 %
11-1021 General and Operations Managers 11,070 0.83% $27.86 $31.97 $66,500 1.5 %
11-2021 Marketing Managers 30 (7) $25.52 $35.03 $72,870 11.9 %
11-2022 Sales Managers 1,360 0.10% $24.86 $27.65 $57,520 4.2 %
11-3011 Administrative Services Managers 140 0.01% $20.09 $21.53 $44,790 8.2 %
11-3049 Human Resources Managers, All Other 50 (7) $29.25 $27.68 $57,580 5.0 %
11-3071 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers 50 (7) $28.91 $27.60 $57,410 8.3 %
11-9051 Food Service Managers 120 0.01% $19.94 $20.38 $42,380 2.6 %
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Business and Financial Operations 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)
13-0000 Business and Financial Operations Occupations (8) (8) (8) (8) (8) (8)
13-1022 Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products 2,070 0.15% $17.42 $19.35 $40,240 7.4 %
13-1023 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products 110 0.01% $17.72 $18.42 $38,320 5.9 %
13-1071 Employment, Recruitment, and Placement Specialists 80 0.01% $16.29 $16.39 $34,100 2.6 %
13-2011 Accountants and Auditors 260 0.02% $21.46 $23.68 $49,260 6.4 %
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Healthcare Practitioner and Technical 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)
29-0000 Healthcare Practitioner and Technical Occupations (8) (8) (8) (8) (8) (8)
29-1051 Pharmacists 10,130 0.76% $45.16 $41.94 $87,240 0.4 %
29-2052 Pharmacy Technicians 13,120 0.98% $11.19 $11.94 $24,830 0.4 %
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Protective Service 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)
33-0000 Protective Service Occupations (8) (8) (8) (8) (8) (8)
33-1099 First-Line Supervisors/Managers, Protective Service Workers, All Other 380 0.03% $16.75 $17.80 $37,020 1.6 %
33-9032 Security Guards 5,380 0.40% $14.50 $15.46 $32,160 1.6 %
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Food Preparation and Serving Related 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)
35-0000 Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations 24,120 1.80% $10.03 $10.72 $22,300 0.6 %
35-1011 Chefs and Head Cooks 60 (7) $17.99 $17.82 $37,070 2.7 %
35-1012 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 1,430 0.11% $17.29 $16.55 $34,430 0.9 %
35-2011 Cooks, Fast Food 80 0.01% $7.96 $8.40 $17,470 3.0 %
35-2014 Cooks, Restaurant 80 0.01% $11.26 $10.95 $22,790 5.2 %
35-2015 Cooks, Short Order 270 0.02% $8.48 $8.79 $18,280 3.3 %
35-2021 Food Preparation Workers 5,530 0.41% $9.47 $9.90 $20,600 0.8 %
35-3011 Bartenders 40 (7) $8.30 $9.24 $19,220 10.2 %
35-3021 Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food 9,120 0.68% $9.69 $10.42 $21,680 0.9 %
35-3022 Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop 6,750 0.50% $10.39 $10.91 $22,690 0.8 %
35-3031 Waiters and Waitresses (8) (8) $7.30 $7.89 $16,410 7.6 %
35-9011 Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers 150 0.01% $7.75 $7.90 $16,430 3.9 %
35-9021 Dishwashers 120 0.01% $7.52 $7.74 $16,100 7.5 %
35-9031 Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop (8) (8) $8.24 $8.31 $17,280 3.4 %
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Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 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)
37-0000 Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations (8) (8) (8) (8) (8) (8)
37-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Housekeeping and Janitorial Workers 80 0.01% $10.93 $13.28 $27,630 7.2 %
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Personal Care and Service 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)
39-0000 Personal Care and Service Occupations (8) (8) (8) (8) (8) (8)
39-1021 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Personal Service Workers 60 (7) $12.41 $12.54 $26,090 4.4 %
39-9099 Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other 420 0.03% $8.08 $8.59 $17,880 2.6 %
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Sales and Related 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)
41-0000 Sales and Related Occupations 753,420 56.23% $8.37 $9.40 $19,560 0.6 %
41-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Retail Sales Workers 84,730 6.32% $13.41 $14.31 $29,770 0.5 %
41-2011 Cashiers 319,210 23.83% $7.76 $8.27 $17,210 0.4 %
41-2022 Parts Salespersons (8) (8) $12.36 $14.09 $29,310 13.0 %
41-2031 Retail Salespersons 332,180 24.79% $8.42 $9.02 $18,760 0.4 %
41-3099 Sales Representatives, Services, All Other 180 0.01% $9.69 $11.48 $23,870 5.7 %
41-4011 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products (8) (8) (5) $90.34 $187,900 27.5 %
41-4012 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products (8) (8) $22.42 $22.31 $46,410 5.1 %
41-9011 Demonstrators and Product Promoters 10,090 0.75% $9.65 $10.48 $21,800 1.3 %
41-9091 Door-to-Door Sales Workers, News and Street Vendors, and Related Workers 160 0.01% $6.78 $7.07 $14,710 2.3 %
41-9099 Sales and Related Workers, All Other 2,040 0.15% $11.97 $12.60 $26,210 6.1 %
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Office and Administrative Support 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)
43-0000 Office and Administrative Support Occupations 279,340 20.85% $9.80 $10.65 $22,160 0.3 %
43-2011 Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service 340 0.03% $9.88 $10.09 $20,990 2.0 %
43-3021 Billing and Posting Clerks and Machine Operators (8) (8) $10.15 $11.00 $22,870 8.5 %
43-3031 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 8,290 0.62% $13.27 $13.79 $28,680 0.9 %
43-3051 Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks 640 0.05% $18.30 $16.49 $34,300 1.8 %
43-3061 Procurement Clerks 380 0.03% $10.22 $10.98 $22,830 3.6 %
43-3071 Tellers 100 0.01% $11.17 $11.22 $23,340 2.6 %
43-4051 Customer Service Representatives 28,530 2.13% $10.33 $11.40 $23,700 0.6 %
43-4071 File Clerks (8) (8) $13.37 $13.70 $28,500 4.5 %
43-4111 Interviewers, Except Eligibility and Loan (8) (8) $11.53 $11.93 $24,810 1.1 %
43-4161 Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping 490 0.04% $15.13 $14.79 $30,760 2.5 %
43-5061 Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks (8) (8) $17.27 $16.48 $34,290 1.4 %
43-5071 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks 12,910 0.96% $12.07 $12.73 $26,480 0.9 %
43-5081 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 158,220 11.81% $9.06 $9.65 $20,080 0.3 %
43-5111 Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping 2,550 0.19% $12.63 $12.93 $26,890 0.9 %
43-6011 Executive Secretaries and Administrative Assistants 440 0.03% $14.41 $14.57 $30,300 1.8 %
43-6014 Secretaries, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 950 0.07% $8.96 $10.13 $21,070 5.0 %
43-9021 Data Entry Keyers 590 0.04% $10.21 $10.55 $21,940 8.4 %
43-9061 Office Clerks, General 5,400 0.40% $10.23 $11.38 $23,680 1.6 %
43-9199 Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other 2,090 0.16% $11.82 $12.43 $25,860 1.1 %
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Farming, Fishing, and Forestry 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)
45-0000 Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations 50 (7) $9.67 $11.64 $24,210 5.6 %
45-2041 Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products 50 (7) $9.77 $11.75 $24,440 5.6 %
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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 (8) (8) $12.24 $16.58 $34,490 3.9 %
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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 25,710 1.92% $10.18 $11.41 $23,730 1.1 %
49-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers (8) (8) $14.56 $15.63 $32,510 2.8 %
49-3042 Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines (8) (8) $16.52 $16.50 $34,330 1.9 %
49-3053 Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics 470 0.04% $9.67 $10.65 $22,140 6.1 %
49-3093 Tire Repairers and Changers (8) (8) $10.88 $11.53 $23,990 1.2 %
49-9042 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 1,540 0.11% $13.16 $13.90 $28,910 1.7 %
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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 42,470 3.17% $10.38 $11.70 $24,340 0.4 %
51-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Production and Operating Workers (8) (8) $19.04 $18.97 $39,450 0.9 %
51-3011 Bakers (8) (8) $11.50 $12.77 $26,560 0.6 %
51-3021 Butchers and Meat Cutters 5,790 0.43% $16.06 $15.73 $32,710 0.7 %
51-3022 Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers 940 0.07% $11.69 $12.24 $25,470 2.7 %
51-3091 Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine Operators and Tenders (8) (8) $10.06 $10.46 $21,760 1.8 %
51-3092 Food Batchmakers (8) (8) $13.48 $13.49 $28,060 1.6 %
51-9111 Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders 60 (7) $9.07 $9.44 $19,630 3.5 %
51-9199 Production Workers, All Other (8) (8) $12.50 $13.60 $28,280 2.3 %
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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 86,280 6.44% $8.65 $9.82 $20,420 0.5 %
53-1021 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers, Hand 1,240 0.09% $17.86 $19.25 $40,050 2.4 %
53-1031 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators 110 0.01% $23.30 $23.77 $49,440 7.7 %
53-3032 Truck Drivers, Heavy and Tractor-Trailer (8) (8) $17.46 $16.88 $35,100 3.0 %
53-3033 Truck Drivers, Light or Delivery Services 1,520 0.11% $11.37 $12.34 $25,670 5.4 %
53-6031 Service Station Attendants 1,280 0.10% $12.14 $12.49 $25,980 1.5 %
53-7051 Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators 5,610 0.42% $17.69 $16.25 $33,800 1.2 %
53-7064 Packers and Packagers, Hand 18,580 1.39% $8.02 $8.80 $18,300 0.7 %

About May 2005 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.

(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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