Occupational Employment Statistics

May 2005 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

NAICS 524100 - Insurance Carriers


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 524100 - Insurance Carriers.

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

NAICS Industry 524100 - Insurance Carriers is part of: NAICS 524000 - Insurance Carriers and Related Activities.

NAICS 524100 - Insurance Carriers consists of:

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NAICS 524100 - Insurance Carriers

All 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)
00-0000 All Occupations 1,259,920 100.00% $20.23 $24.41 $50,770 0.5 %
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Management 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)
11-0000 Management Occupations 93,330 7.41% $45.62 $50.95 $105,970 0.6 %
11-1011 Chief Executives 4,680 0.37% (5) $79.64 $165,650 1.2 %
11-1021 General and Operations Managers 21,040 1.67% $49.22 $55.05 $114,510 1.0 %
11-2011 Advertising and Promotions Managers 520 0.04% $36.87 $40.98 $85,240 3.1 %
11-2021 Marketing Managers 5,240 0.42% $44.35 $49.72 $103,420 1.4 %
11-2022 Sales Managers 7,150 0.57% $46.84 $51.87 $107,880 1.9 %
11-2031 Public Relations Managers 1,060 0.08% $40.51 $44.26 $92,060 2.0 %
11-3011 Administrative Services Managers 7,140 0.57% $37.17 $38.87 $80,850 1.1 %
11-3021 Computer and Information Systems Managers 10,720 0.85% $48.48 $50.44 $104,920 0.9 %
11-3031 Financial Managers 15,510 1.23% $47.48 $52.24 $108,660 1.0 %
11-3041 Compensation and Benefits Managers 1,470 0.12% $37.56 $40.73 $84,730 2.3 %
11-3042 Training and Development Managers 1,330 0.11% $37.57 $39.49 $82,130 1.5 %
11-3049 Human Resources Managers, All Other 1,510 0.12% $43.05 $46.57 $96,870 1.8 %
11-3061 Purchasing Managers 360 0.03% $41.31 $44.34 $92,240 3.7 %
11-3071 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers 40 (7) $38.33 $42.46 $88,310 6.5 %
11-9041 Engineering Managers 40 (7) $46.64 $48.73 $101,360 4.9 %
11-9051 Food Service Managers 30 (7) $23.93 $26.20 $54,490 5.5 %
11-9111 Medical and Health Services Managers 3,700 0.29% $39.56 $45.24 $94,110 2.8 %
11-9121 Natural Sciences Managers 80 0.01% $61.15 $63.33 $131,730 5.3 %
11-9141 Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers 330 0.03% $31.66 $35.10 $73,010 6.0 %
11-9151 Social and Community Service Managers (8) (8) $27.48 $29.20 $60,730 6.5 %
11-9199 Managers, All Other 11,180 0.89% $41.54 $44.93 $93,450 1.4 %
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Business and Financial Operations 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)
13-0000 Business and Financial Operations Occupations 340,640 27.04% $24.24 $26.12 $54,340 0.5 %
13-1021 Purchasing Agents and Buyers, Farm Products (8) (8) $24.43 $28.08 $58,410 10.4 %
13-1022 Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products 70 0.01% $23.16 $24.11 $50,140 3.6 %
13-1023 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products 2,590 0.21% $24.66 $25.49 $53,010 1.0 %
13-1031 Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators 136,740 10.85% $22.46 $23.91 $49,740 0.7 %
13-1032 Insurance Appraisers, Auto Damage 7,140 0.57% $24.24 $24.56 $51,080 1.0 %
13-1041 Compliance Officers, Except Agriculture, Construction, Health and Safety, and Transportation 6,720 0.53% $24.99 $26.57 $55,260 1.3 %
13-1051 Cost Estimators 880 0.07% $27.02 $28.42 $59,110 2.6 %
13-1061 Emergency Management Specialists (8) (8) $19.15 $20.13 $41,870 5.5 %
13-1071 Employment, Recruitment, and Placement Specialists 2,310 0.18% $22.37 $23.76 $49,420 1.2 %
13-1072 Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists 4,630 0.37% $23.95 $25.15 $52,320 1.1 %
13-1073 Training and Development Specialists 8,630 0.68% $23.39 $24.65 $51,270 0.8 %
13-1079 Human Resources, Training, and Labor Relations Specialists, All Other 3,100 0.25% $25.62 $26.87 $55,890 2.2 %
13-1081 Logisticians (8) (8) $27.93 $30.14 $62,690 3.1 %
13-1111 Management Analysts 19,600 1.56% $27.66 $29.72 $61,820 0.9 %
13-1121 Meeting and Convention Planners 280 0.02% $23.62 $23.73 $49,350 2.1 %
13-1199 Business Operations Specialists, All Other 29,330 2.33% $25.95 $27.90 $58,030 1.1 %
13-2011 Accountants and Auditors 25,290 2.01% $24.99 $26.89 $55,930 1.0 %
13-2021 Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate 310 0.02% $25.43 $27.64 $57,480 4.9 %
13-2031 Budget Analysts 1,180 0.09% $26.88 $27.91 $58,040 1.8 %
13-2041 Credit Analysts 880 0.07% $19.23 $24.61 $51,190 9.4 %
13-2051 Financial Analysts 11,260 0.89% $28.54 $31.64 $65,810 1.7 %
13-2052 Personal Financial Advisors 2,500 0.20% $24.05 $29.74 $61,860 5.9 %
13-2053 Insurance Underwriters 63,400 5.03% $25.22 $27.61 $57,430 1.1 %
13-2061 Financial Examiners 1,180 0.09% $24.56 $27.61 $57,420 3.6 %
13-2071 Loan Counselors (8) (8) $19.26 $19.17 $39,860 2.5 %
13-2072 Loan Officers 6,590 0.52% $24.73 $30.88 $64,220 4.8 %
13-2082 Tax Preparers 40 (7) $15.11 $17.23 $35,840 11.5 %
13-2099 Financial Specialists, All Other 5,130 0.41% $25.29 $26.31 $54,720 1.9 %
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Computer and Mathematical 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)
15-0000 Computer and Mathematical Occupations 111,760 8.87% $31.32 $32.23 $67,050 0.6 %
15-1011 Computer and Information Scientists, Research 70 0.01% $41.94 $40.68 $84,610 3.5 %
15-1021 Computer Programmers 15,980 1.27% $31.09 $32.14 $66,850 0.9 %
15-1031 Computer Software Engineers, Applications 14,950 1.19% $34.69 $35.26 $73,330 0.9 %
15-1032 Computer Software Engineers, Systems Software 3,630 0.29% $36.30 $36.66 $76,260 1.3 %
15-1041 Computer Support Specialists 12,230 0.97% $20.61 $21.56 $44,840 0.9 %
15-1051 Computer Systems Analysts 30,300 2.40% $32.93 $33.36 $69,380 0.8 %
15-1061 Database Administrators 4,230 0.34% $33.26 $33.03 $68,700 1.0 %
15-1071 Network and Computer Systems Administrators 7,030 0.56% $29.81 $30.81 $64,080 1.0 %
15-1081 Network Systems and Data Communications Analysts 5,800 0.46% $31.05 $31.67 $65,880 1.6 %
15-1099 Computer Specialists, All Other (8) (8) $28.53 $30.57 $63,590 2.4 %
15-2011 Actuaries 7,810 0.62% $38.97 $41.98 $87,320 1.2 %
15-2021 Mathematicians 30 (7) $38.09 $39.26 $81,660 3.7 %
15-2031 Operations Research Analysts 3,880 0.31% $26.11 $27.73 $57,680 2.0 %
15-2041 Statisticians 1,080 0.09% $26.34 $28.13 $58,520 1.7 %
15-2091 Mathematical Technicians 100 0.01% $19.72 $22.40 $46,590 5.2 %
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Architecture and Engineering 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)
17-0000 Architecture and Engineering Occupations (8) (8) $31.49 $31.84 $66,220 1.8 %
17-1011 Architects, Except Landscape and Naval 50 (7) $37.29 $36.26 $75,410 3.7 %
17-2111 Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors (8) (8) $31.56 $32.26 $67,090 1.9 %
17-2112 Industrial Engineers 180 0.01% $27.99 $29.21 $60,770 4.0 %
17-2199 Engineers, All Other 560 0.04% $36.31 $35.58 $74,010 3.1 %
17-3023 Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technicians 40 (7) $24.10 $23.51 $48,900 4.9 %
17-3026 Industrial Engineering Technicians 30 (7) $21.29 $24.59 $51,150 10.6 %
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Life, Physical, and Social Science 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)
19-0000 Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations 8,200 0.65% $26.60 $28.57 $59,430 1.5 %
19-1042 Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists 110 0.01% $25.36 $27.87 $57,970 10.5 %
19-3011 Economists 80 0.01% $31.86 $32.97 $68,570 2.9 %
19-3021 Market Research Analysts 7,810 0.62% $26.60 $28.60 $59,490 1.5 %
19-3022 Survey Researchers 30 (7) $13.04 $14.31 $29,770 7.5 %
19-3099 Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other 40 (7) $23.89 $23.93 $49,780 6.9 %
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Community and Social Services 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)
21-0000 Community and Social Services Occupations 2,250 0.18% $22.92 $22.08 $45,930 3.2 %
21-1011 Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors (8) (8) $23.66 $22.50 $46,790 11.0 %
21-1022 Medical and Public Health Social Workers 770 0.06% $24.94 $24.79 $51,560 2.9 %
21-1023 Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers 60 (7) $17.21 $18.80 $39,100 7.9 %
21-1029 Social Workers, All Other 110 0.01% $25.75 $25.27 $52,570 1.7 %
21-1091 Health Educators 460 0.04% $22.36 $22.99 $47,820 2.4 %
21-1093 Social and Human Service Assistants 260 0.02% $13.79 $14.38 $29,910 5.6 %
21-1099 Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other (8) (8) $21.88 $20.19 $42,000 10.5 %
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Legal 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)
23-0000 Legal Occupations (8) (8) $22.72 $28.74 $59,770 1.6 %
23-1011 Lawyers 10,720 0.85% $46.46 $51.01 $106,100 1.5 %
23-1022 Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators 240 0.02% $27.38 $27.91 $58,060 3.3 %
23-2011 Paralegals and Legal Assistants 4,590 0.36% $21.91 $22.59 $46,980 1.7 %
23-2092 Law Clerks 190 0.02% $18.63 $18.49 $38,460 3.0 %
23-2093 Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers (8) (8) $18.08 $20.37 $42,370 1.8 %
23-2099 Legal Support Workers, All Other 1,260 0.10% $22.35 $23.23 $48,330 3.3 %
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Education, Training, and Library 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)
25-0000 Education, Training, and Library Occupations 330 0.03% $19.99 $22.10 $45,960 4.4 %
25-1194 Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary 100 0.01% $18.56 $18.81 $39,130 3.2 %
25-4021 Librarians 50 (7) $25.49 $25.36 $52,750 3.6 %
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Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media 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)
27-0000 Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations 6,010 0.48% $22.78 $24.42 $50,800 1.0 %
27-1011 Art Directors 40 (7) $31.99 $33.72 $70,130 6.2 %
27-1024 Graphic Designers 830 0.07% $20.97 $21.53 $44,780 1.1 %
27-1025 Interior Designers 40 (7) $20.91 $20.99 $43,660 7.0 %
27-1029 Designers, All Other 50 (7) $22.28 $23.11 $48,060 1.9 %
27-3031 Public Relations Specialists 3,560 0.28% $22.84 $24.85 $51,690 1.3 %
27-3041 Editors 140 0.01% $23.19 $24.26 $50,460 3.6 %
27-3042 Technical Writers 340 0.03% $24.26 $25.22 $52,460 2.1 %
27-3043 Writers and Authors 640 0.05% $25.16 $25.65 $53,360 3.1 %
27-3091 Interpreters and Translators 40 (7) $15.05 $15.48 $32,200 3.2 %
27-3099 Media and Communication Workers, All Other 130 0.01% $23.52 $23.89 $49,680 2.5 %
27-4011 Audio and Video Equipment Technicians 60 (7) $20.94 $22.11 $46,000 3.2 %
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Healthcare Practitioner and Technical 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)
29-0000 Healthcare Practitioner and Technical Occupations 22,850 1.81% $26.02 $27.43 $57,050 1.2 %
29-1021 Dentists, General (8) (8) $47.47 $47.92 $99,680 10.0 %
29-1031 Dietitians and Nutritionists 90 0.01% $23.51 $23.98 $49,870 3.5 %
29-1051 Pharmacists (8) (8) $43.57 $42.70 $88,820 2.0 %
29-1062 Family and General Practitioners 60 (7) (8) (8) (8) (8)
29-1069 Physicians and Surgeons, All Other 240 0.02% $65.53 $62.63 $130,260 8.1 %
29-1071 Physician Assistants 120 0.01% $38.90 $38.67 $80,430 1.7 %
29-1111 Registered Nurses 14,970 1.19% $26.80 $27.66 $57,520 0.9 %
29-1122 Occupational Therapists 80 0.01% $28.37 $29.02 $60,350 2.8 %
29-1123 Physical Therapists 110 0.01% $27.94 $29.49 $61,330 6.3 %
29-1199 Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other 260 0.02% $28.13 $40.66 $84,570 9.5 %
29-2011 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists 710 0.06% $24.88 $25.16 $52,320 5.1 %
29-2012 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians 250 0.02% $15.85 $16.67 $34,670 4.7 %
29-2031 Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians 80 0.01% $19.48 $20.00 $41,590 3.4 %
29-2034 Radiologic Technologists and Technicians (8) (8) $21.46 $21.96 $45,680 4.5 %
29-2052 Pharmacy Technicians (8) (8) $14.56 $14.28 $29,710 2.6 %
29-2054 Respiratory Therapy Technicians 70 0.01% $18.88 $19.52 $40,600 3.6 %
29-2055 Surgical Technologists 150 0.01% $14.98 $15.01 $31,220 3.3 %
29-2061 Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 760 0.06% $19.31 $19.33 $40,200 2.2 %
29-2071 Medical Records and Health Information Technicians 1,200 0.10% $17.21 $17.98 $37,390 3.0 %
29-2099 Health Technologists and Technicians, All Other 230 0.02% $22.12 $22.86 $47,550 7.3 %
29-9011 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists 460 0.04% $29.31 $29.68 $61,740 5.6 %
29-9099 Healthcare Practitioner and Technical Workers, All Other 660 0.05% $21.15 $23.62 $49,120 6.7 %
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Healthcare Support 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)
31-0000 Healthcare Support Occupations 1,540 0.12% $12.54 $13.25 $27,560 2.4 %
31-1011 Home Health Aides 120 0.01% $11.42 $11.65 $24,230 6.2 %
31-1012 Nursing Aides, Orderlies, and Attendants 270 0.02% $10.88 $11.42 $23,750 4.7 %
31-2021 Physical Therapist Assistants 30 (7) $18.31 $17.99 $37,420 3.6 %
31-9091 Dental Assistants (8) (8) $14.66 $14.71 $30,600 2.6 %
31-9092 Medical Assistants 280 0.02% $12.96 $13.21 $27,470 4.4 %
31-9094 Medical Transcriptionists 210 0.02% $14.19 $14.78 $30,740 4.0 %
31-9095 Pharmacy Aides 170 0.01% $9.84 $10.15 $21,110 2.6 %
31-9099 Healthcare Support Workers, All Other 370 0.03% $13.37 $15.09 $31,380 6.6 %
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Protective Service 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)
33-0000 Protective Service Occupations 1,740 0.14% $14.48 $16.80 $34,940 2.1 %
33-1099 First-Line Supervisors/Managers, Protective Service Workers, All Other 120 0.01% $24.75 $25.27 $52,560 2.3 %
33-9021 Private Detectives and Investigators 590 0.05% $18.58 $20.71 $43,070 3.8 %
33-9032 Security Guards 950 0.08% $12.60 $13.18 $27,410 1.8 %
33-9099 Protective Service Workers, All Other 70 0.01% $15.54 $18.22 $37,890 9.9 %
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Food Preparation and Serving Related 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)
35-0000 Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations 930 0.07% $9.23 $10.17 $21,160 2.3 %
35-1012 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 50 (7) $15.07 $17.03 $35,430 5.8 %
35-2012 Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria 120 0.01% $12.18 $12.44 $25,870 3.9 %
35-3021 Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food (8) (8) $8.49 $8.96 $18,630 2.0 %
35-3022 Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop 180 0.01% $8.13 $8.60 $17,880 3.3 %
35-9011 Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers 120 0.01% $8.25 $8.82 $18,350 4.4 %
35-9021 Dishwashers 50 (7) $8.38 $8.69 $18,070 3.3 %
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Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 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)
37-0000 Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 2,510 0.20% $10.28 $11.30 $23,500 1.9 %
37-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Housekeeping and Janitorial Workers 100 0.01% $19.54 $20.19 $41,990 3.1 %
37-2011 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 2,090 0.17% $10.24 $10.93 $22,730 2.0 %
37-2012 Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners (8) (8) $7.74 $7.83 $16,280 3.3 %
37-3011 Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers 130 0.01% $13.01 $13.18 $27,410 3.3 %
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Personal Care and Service 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)
39-0000 Personal Care and Service Occupations 200 0.02% $9.76 $11.72 $24,390 5.1 %
39-9031 Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors 70 0.01% $9.07 $11.09 $23,070 4.2 %
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Sales and Related 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)
41-0000 Sales and Related Occupations 108,990 8.65% $21.96 $27.48 $57,160 1.5 %
41-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Retail Sales Workers 310 0.02% $25.17 $28.07 $58,390 4.6 %
41-1012 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Non-Retail Sales Workers 9,120 0.72% $31.79 $36.41 $75,720 2.5 %
41-2011 Cashiers 180 0.01% $10.32 $11.17 $23,230 4.1 %
41-2031 Retail Salespersons (8) (8) $19.31 $19.19 $39,910 7.4 %
41-3011 Advertising Sales Agents 130 0.01% $17.89 $22.40 $46,590 7.9 %
41-3021 Insurance Sales Agents 83,170 6.60% $21.48 $27.29 $56,770 1.8 %
41-3031 Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents 3,080 0.24% $22.91 $31.68 $65,890 5.1 %
41-3041 Travel Agents 280 0.02% $14.39 $15.98 $33,240 4.8 %
41-3099 Sales Representatives, Services, All Other 5,520 0.44% $23.54 $28.05 $58,350 3.7 %
41-4011 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products (8) (8) $31.03 $30.18 $62,770 6.5 %
41-4012 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 880 0.07% $22.35 $25.08 $52,170 4.5 %
41-9021 Real Estate Brokers 130 0.01% $19.18 $23.29 $48,440 13.8 %
41-9022 Real Estate Sales Agents 190 0.02% $24.76 $26.79 $55,710 9.8 %
41-9041 Telemarketers 3,890 0.31% $11.74 $12.76 $26,540 3.4 %
41-9099 Sales and Related Workers, All Other 1,850 0.15% $18.17 $19.68 $40,940 2.8 %
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Office and Administrative Support 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)
43-0000 Office and Administrative Support Occupations 509,550 40.44% $14.74 $15.80 $32,870 0.4 %
43-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Office and Administrative Support Workers 37,150 2.95% $24.22 $25.39 $52,810 0.6 %
43-2011 Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service 2,870 0.23% $12.18 $12.54 $26,080 1.1 %
43-2021 Telephone Operators 70 0.01% $14.96 $15.55 $32,340 3.2 %
43-3011 Bill and Account Collectors 5,230 0.42% $15.19 $16.02 $33,310 1.4 %
43-3021 Billing and Posting Clerks and Machine Operators 9,030 0.72% $14.43 $14.83 $30,850 1.0 %
43-3031 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 23,220 1.84% $15.00 $15.59 $32,440 0.7 %
43-3051 Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks 1,460 0.12% $16.49 $16.75 $34,850 1.3 %
43-3061 Procurement Clerks 230 0.02% $16.04 $16.20 $33,690 1.9 %
43-3071 Tellers 140 0.01% $12.54 $12.88 $26,780 2.7 %
43-4011 Brokerage Clerks 490 0.04% $16.40 $17.53 $36,460 2.3 %
43-4021 Correspondence Clerks 4,140 0.33% $14.25 $14.87 $30,940 2.1 %
43-4041 Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks 260 0.02% $15.15 $16.24 $33,780 5.6 %
43-4051 Customer Service Representatives 124,460 9.88% $14.53 $15.26 $31,730 0.6 %
43-4061 Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs 130 0.01% $17.54 $18.45 $38,380 3.6 %
43-4071 File Clerks 7,540 0.60% $10.72 $11.35 $23,610 1.0 %
43-4111 Interviewers, Except Eligibility and Loan 3,350 0.27% $14.82 $15.03 $31,270 2.5 %
43-4131 Loan Interviewers and Clerks 8,940 0.71% $16.06 $16.73 $34,800 1.5 %
43-4141 New Accounts Clerks 600 0.05% $13.72 $13.91 $28,940 2.9 %
43-4151 Order Clerks 210 0.02% $14.80 $14.76 $30,700 2.8 %
43-4161 Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping 3,090 0.25% $16.11 $16.67 $34,670 0.9 %
43-4171 Receptionists and Information Clerks 8,360 0.66% $11.50 $11.65 $24,220 1.3 %
43-4199 Information and Record Clerks, All Other 3,470 0.28% $14.93 $16.10 $33,490 1.7 %
43-5021 Couriers and Messengers 1,930 0.15% $10.25 $10.74 $22,330 1.5 %
43-5061 Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks 930 0.07% $17.42 $17.89 $37,210 1.6 %
43-5071 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks (8) (8) $12.93 $13.29 $27,650 1.8 %
43-5081 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 560 0.04% $11.50 $12.18 $25,330 1.4 %
43-5111 Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping 100 0.01% $16.01 $15.87 $33,000 3.8 %
43-6011 Executive Secretaries and Administrative Assistants 28,610 2.27% $18.91 $19.34 $40,220 0.6 %
43-6012 Legal Secretaries 2,730 0.22% $20.23 $20.47 $42,580 1.3 %
43-6013 Medical Secretaries 310 0.02% $15.46 $15.68 $32,620 2.9 %
43-6014 Secretaries, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 21,880 1.74% $14.25 $14.67 $30,510 0.8 %
43-9011 Computer Operators 4,790 0.38% $16.09 $16.72 $34,780 1.5 %
43-9021 Data Entry Keyers 12,260 0.97% $11.81 $12.32 $25,620 1.2 %
43-9022 Word Processors and Typists 5,340 0.42% $13.62 $14.19 $29,510 1.0 %
43-9031 Desktop Publishers 540 0.04% (8) (8) (8) (8)
43-9041 Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks 118,930 9.44% $14.65 $15.37 $31,980 0.6 %
43-9051 Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service 8,460 0.67% $11.40 $11.86 $24,670 0.9 %
43-9061 Office Clerks, General 44,580 3.54% $12.33 $12.69 $26,400 0.7 %
43-9071 Office Machine Operators, Except Computer 3,150 0.25% $12.14 $12.74 $26,490 1.1 %
43-9081 Proofreaders and Copy Markers 200 0.02% $13.90 $15.10 $31,400 3.3 %
43-9111 Statistical Assistants 1,690 0.13% $17.26 $17.90 $37,220 1.4 %
43-9199 Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other 7,320 0.58% $14.77 $15.35 $31,940 1.7 %
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Construction and Extraction 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)
47-0000 Construction and Extraction Occupations 560 0.04% $26.82 $28.61 $59,500 5.3 %
47-2111 Electricians 150 0.01% $24.25 $24.38 $50,700 2.5 %
47-4011 Construction and Building Inspectors 340 0.03% $29.04 $31.27 $65,040 8.0 %
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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 3,680 0.29% $17.73 $18.51 $38,500 1.0 %
49-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers 200 0.02% $26.95 $27.85 $57,920 1.4 %
49-2022 Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers 50 (7) $21.77 $21.88 $45,510 5.7 %
49-3011 Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians 50 (7) $25.91 $25.15 $52,320 5.6 %
49-9021 Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers 130 0.01% $21.39 $21.77 $45,270 2.8 %
49-9042 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 2,880 0.23% $16.90 $17.62 $36,650 1.1 %
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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 (8) (8) $16.19 $17.29 $35,970 2.7 %
51-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Production and Operating Workers 220 0.02% $23.94 $25.35 $52,730 2.6 %
51-5011 Bindery Workers (8) (8) $14.03 $14.10 $29,320 3.3 %
51-5021 Job Printers 140 0.01% $16.56 $17.40 $36,190 4.3 %
51-5022 Prepress Technicians and Workers 90 0.01% $17.91 $17.47 $36,340 4.6 %
51-5023 Printing Machine Operators (8) (8) $14.54 $15.43 $32,090 3.0 %
51-9131 Photographic Process Workers 60 (7) $12.67 $13.66 $28,410 7.2 %
51-9199 Production Workers, All Other (8) (8) $9.32 $11.37 $23,650 19.0 %
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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 730 0.06% $13.90 $19.38 $40,320 4.5 %
53-2011 Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers 50 (7) (4) (4) (9) (9)
53-2012 Commercial Pilots 100 0.01% (4) (4) $74,610 2.9 %
53-3033 Truck Drivers, Light or Delivery Services 70 0.01% $12.35 $12.74 $26,510 4.3 %
53-3041 Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs 130 0.01% $11.74 $12.16 $25,290 3.6 %
53-7062 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand (8) (8) $12.13 $12.82 $26,670 4.7 %

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.

(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) 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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