Occupational Employment Statistics

May 2006 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

NAICS 511000 - Publishing Industries (except Internet)


These national industry-specific occupational employment and wage estimates are calculated with data collected from employers of all sizes, in metropolitan and nonmetropolitan areas in every State and the District of Columbia, in NAICS 511000 - Publishing Industries (except Internet).

Additional information, including the hourly and annual 10th, 25th, 75th, and 90th percentile wages, percent of establishments reporting the occupation, and the employment percent relative standard error, is available in the downloadable Excel files(XLS).

NAICS Industry 511000 - Publishing Industries (except Internet) is part of: Sector 51 - Information.

NAICS 511000 - Publishing Industries (except Internet) consists of:

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SOC Major Groups in NAICS 511000 - Publishing Industries (except Internet):


NAICS 511000 - Publishing Industries (except Internet)

All Occupations top
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SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
00-0000 All Occupations 902,130 100.00% $20.30 $25.49 $53,020 2.5 %
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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 68,070 7.55% $49.54 $54.13 $112,600 1.0 %
11-1011 Chief Executives 3,350 0.37% (5) $80.64 $167,720 1.3 %
11-1021 General and Operations Managers 15,980 1.77% $53.49 $58.24 $121,140 1.0 %
11-2011 Advertising and Promotions Managers 3,420 0.38% $36.03 $41.35 $86,010 2.1 %
11-2021 Marketing Managers 6,700 0.74% $50.80 $54.79 $113,960 3.3 %
11-2022 Sales Managers 7,710 0.85% $48.18 $52.93 $110,100 1.4 %
11-2031 Public Relations Managers 340 0.04% $48.77 $53.14 $110,530 3.6 %
11-3011 Administrative Services Managers 2,400 0.27% $38.47 $41.25 $85,800 2.1 %
11-3021 Computer and Information Systems Managers 10,470 1.16% $52.89 $56.24 $116,980 1.6 %
11-3031 Financial Managers 4,860 0.54% $48.44 $53.24 $110,740 2.2 %
11-3041 Compensation and Benefits Managers 670 0.07% $41.37 $44.43 $92,410 1.9 %
11-3042 Training and Development Managers 300 0.03% $47.06 $48.71 $101,320 3.2 %
11-3049 Human Resources Managers, All Other 840 0.09% $50.29 $53.65 $111,580 2.5 %
11-3051 Industrial Production Managers 1,370 0.15% $42.11 $44.91 $93,410 1.7 %
11-3061 Purchasing Managers 320 0.04% $44.22 $46.08 $95,850 2.4 %
11-3071 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers 1,220 0.14% $32.70 $34.00 $70,710 2.1 %
11-9041 Engineering Managers 570 0.06% $56.38 $58.87 $122,450 2.9 %
11-9121 Natural Sciences Managers 110 0.01% $49.80 $51.20 $106,490 6.2 %
11-9199 Managers, All Other 7,380 0.82% $43.91 $47.86 $99,550 2.5 %
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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 40,310 4.47% $29.84 $32.31 $67,210 2.2 %
13-1022 Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products 150 0.02% $20.84 $24.67 $51,320 5.3 %
13-1023 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products 1,250 0.14% $28.32 $30.74 $63,940 4.3 %
13-1041 Compliance Officers, Except Agriculture, Construction, Health and Safety, and Transportation 780 0.09% $27.12 $30.56 $63,560 4.3 %
13-1051 Cost Estimators 190 0.02% $24.44 $25.37 $52,770 4.0 %
13-1071 Employment, Recruitment, and Placement Specialists 710 0.08% $28.47 $28.94 $60,200 5.7 %
13-1072 Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists 920 0.10% $27.92 $29.66 $61,690 2.1 %
13-1073 Training and Development Specialists 2,240 0.25% $25.75 $27.81 $57,840 2.9 %
13-1079 Human Resources, Training, and Labor Relations Specialists, All Other 1,490 0.17% $28.99 $31.23 $64,950 3.1 %
13-1081 Logisticians 870 0.10% $31.47 $34.87 $72,530 6.1 %
13-1111 Management Analysts 5,940 0.66% $36.13 $38.37 $79,810 2.4 %
13-1121 Meeting and Convention Planners 470 0.05% $24.36 $26.93 $56,020 7.6 %
13-1199 Business Operations Specialists, All Other 10,780 1.19% $29.75 $32.15 $66,870 3.1 %
13-2011 Accountants and Auditors 9,480 1.05% $27.77 $29.87 $62,140 1.6 %
13-2031 Budget Analysts 280 0.03% $29.81 $30.62 $63,700 3.0 %
13-2041 Credit Analysts 510 0.06% $34.14 $36.38 $75,670 10.6 %
13-2051 Financial Analysts 2,980 0.33% $33.38 $36.00 $74,890 3.7 %
13-2061 Financial Examiners (8) (8) $24.68 $29.00 $60,320 14.8 %
13-2099 Financial Specialists, All Other 1,190 0.13% $27.39 $31.39 $65,290 5.5 %
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Computer and Mathematical 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)
15-0000 Computer and Mathematical Science Occupations 151,770 16.82% $35.54 $36.68 $76,290 3.2 %
15-1011 Computer and Information Scientists, Research 3,060 0.34% $55.61 $56.99 $118,550 3.2 %
15-1021 Computer Programmers 21,540 2.39% $36.90 $37.63 $78,280 5.6 %
15-1031 Computer Software Engineers, Applications 40,920 4.54% $40.08 $40.92 $85,110 1.9 %
15-1032 Computer Software Engineers, Systems Software 22,970 2.55% $41.92 $43.57 $90,620 2.5 %
15-1041 Computer Support Specialists 24,780 2.75% $22.03 $24.22 $50,370 3.6 %
15-1051 Computer Systems Analysts 15,100 1.67% $34.86 $36.05 $74,990 1.5 %
15-1061 Database Administrators 4,150 0.46% $31.00 $32.47 $67,540 1.5 %
15-1071 Network and Computer Systems Administrators 7,710 0.85% $32.06 $33.28 $69,220 2.3 %
15-1081 Network Systems and Data Communications Analysts 5,770 0.64% $31.80 $32.75 $68,110 2.3 %
15-1099 Computer Specialists, All Other 4,640 0.51% $29.56 $31.40 $65,310 3.7 %
15-2021 Mathematicians (8) (8) $28.34 $33.38 $69,430 13.1 %
15-2031 Operations Research Analysts 750 0.08% $30.66 $32.72 $68,050 3.4 %
15-2041 Statisticians 290 0.03% $28.35 $29.35 $61,040 5.3 %
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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 3,460 0.38% $34.07 $35.56 $73,960 3.2 %
17-1021 Cartographers and Photogrammetrists 60 0.01% $18.04 $22.10 $45,960 5.6 %
17-2051 Civil Engineers (8) (8) $35.63 $36.26 $75,410 5.5 %
17-2061 Computer Hardware Engineers 660 0.07% $45.01 $45.36 $94,340 3.2 %
17-2071 Electrical Engineers 300 0.03% $37.54 $40.43 $84,100 4.9 %
17-2072 Electronics Engineers, Except Computer 230 0.03% $41.99 $42.76 $88,940 5.2 %
17-2112 Industrial Engineers 630 0.07% $34.07 $34.86 $72,520 2.0 %
17-2141 Mechanical Engineers 210 0.02% $42.32 $41.44 $86,190 5.6 %
17-2199 Engineers, All Other 340 0.04% $32.42 $34.77 $72,310 3.5 %
17-3022 Civil Engineering Technicians 60 0.01% $21.35 $22.53 $46,860 5.3 %
17-3023 Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technicians 170 0.02% $24.29 $24.54 $51,040 2.3 %
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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 12,630 1.40% $32.81 $35.21 $73,240 7.4 %
19-2042 Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers (8) (8) $37.56 $36.90 $76,760 4.7 %
19-3021 Market Research Analysts 10,820 1.20% $34.12 $36.35 $75,620 7.8 %
19-3022 Survey Researchers 310 0.03% $15.46 $18.98 $39,470 9.6 %
19-3031 Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists 40 (7) (8) (8) (8) (8)
19-3099 Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other 930 0.10% $33.45 $34.26 $71,250 1.8 %
19-4061 Social Science Research Assistants 330 0.04% $17.61 $18.86 $39,230 4.4 %
19-4099 Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians, All Other 60 0.01% $23.95 $24.32 $50,590 6.3 %
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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 70 0.01% $17.50 $18.90 $39,320 5.5 %
21-1099 Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other 30 (7) $17.92 $20.00 $41,600 5.5 %
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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 1,630 0.18% $40.53 $48.55 $100,990 6.2 %
23-1011 Lawyers 890 0.10% $65.74 $66.90 $139,140 5.1 %
23-2011 Paralegals and Legal Assistants 390 0.04% $30.58 $31.74 $66,020 3.8 %
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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 1,500 0.17% $24.51 $24.87 $51,740 2.7 %
25-3099 Teachers and Instructors, All Other 200 0.02% (4) (4) $56,480 11.0 %
25-4011 Archivists 70 0.01% $23.16 $23.45 $48,770 6.9 %
25-4021 Librarians 480 0.05% $23.07 $23.64 $49,170 1.9 %
25-4031 Library Technicians 150 0.02% $13.76 $14.40 $29,950 3.8 %
25-9031 Instructional Coordinators 500 0.06% $29.47 $28.65 $59,580 3.6 %
25-9099 Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other 70 0.01% $22.13 $22.23 $46,230 4.9 %
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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 167,370 18.55% $19.62 $22.71 $47,250 1.2 %
27-1011 Art Directors 5,850 0.65% $28.77 $32.29 $67,160 1.7 %
27-1013 Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators 1,220 0.14% $22.41 $23.66 $49,220 3.0 %
27-1014 Multi-Media Artists and Animators 3,130 0.35% $24.34 $25.96 $53,990 3.5 %
27-1019 Artists and Related Workers, All Other 270 0.03% $20.38 $28.71 $59,730 18.7 %
27-1021 Commercial and Industrial Designers 430 0.05% $26.39 $31.44 $65,390 6.6 %
27-1024 Graphic Designers 28,000 3.10% $16.69 $18.49 $38,470 0.9 %
27-1026 Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers 40 (7) $11.91 $12.99 $27,030 10.4 %
27-1027 Set and Exhibit Designers 50 0.01% $25.02 $23.27 $48,400 7.8 %
27-1029 Designers, All Other 720 0.08% $28.18 $31.01 $64,510 8.7 %
27-2012 Producers and Directors 570 0.06% $29.50 $33.75 $70,190 3.1 %
27-3011 Radio and Television Announcers 70 0.01% $13.78 $21.96 $45,670 19.9 %
27-3021 Broadcast News Analysts 320 0.04% $15.42 $19.06 $39,650 5.2 %
27-3022 Reporters and Correspondents 39,650 4.40% $15.24 $18.57 $38,630 1.7 %
27-3031 Public Relations Specialists 4,030 0.45% $24.27 $27.34 $56,880 3.7 %
27-3041 Editors 60,250 6.68% $22.18 $25.36 $52,750 1.3 %
27-3042 Technical Writers 5,670 0.63% $28.48 $30.18 $62,770 3.9 %
27-3043 Writers and Authors 8,680 0.96% $19.96 $22.82 $47,470 2.2 %
27-3091 Interpreters and Translators 410 0.05% $18.17 $19.24 $40,020 4.9 %
27-3099 Media and Communication Workers, All Other 1,460 0.16% $24.48 $27.39 $56,970 4.6 %
27-4011 Audio and Video Equipment Technicians 80 0.01% $16.11 $16.68 $34,690 6.2 %
27-4012 Broadcast Technicians 50 0.01% $17.44 $18.38 $38,230 13.5 %
27-4014 Sound Engineering Technicians 60 0.01% $31.27 $30.21 $62,840 7.7 %
27-4021 Photographers 6,040 0.67% $16.11 $18.18 $37,810 1.5 %
27-4031 Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Motion Picture 40 (7) $18.35 $20.74 $43,140 7.3 %
27-4032 Film and Video Editors (8) (8) $21.48 $21.85 $45,440 4.0 %
27-4099 Media and Communication Equipment Workers, All Other (8) (8) $25.60 $25.94 $53,950 4.1 %
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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 290 0.03% $29.23 $30.35 $63,130 4.5 %
29-1111 Registered Nurses 60 0.01% $28.49 $29.06 $60,440 3.1 %
29-9011 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists 40 (7) $26.06 $27.50 $57,200 4.5 %
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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 990 0.11% $11.89 $13.98 $29,080 2.8 %
33-1099 First-Line Supervisors/Managers, Protective Service Workers, All Other 110 0.01% $21.88 $23.90 $49,710 3.2 %
33-9032 Security Guards 850 0.09% $11.18 $12.26 $25,500 2.6 %
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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 240 0.03% $14.10 $16.94 $35,240 6.8 %
35-1011 Chefs and Head Cooks 50 0.01% $22.73 $27.66 $57,540 16.9 %
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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 3,330 0.37% $10.55 $11.49 $23,890 1.1 %
37-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Housekeeping and Janitorial Workers 180 0.02% $19.51 $19.81 $41,200 2.4 %
37-2011 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 3,040 0.34% $10.30 $10.98 $22,830 1.0 %
37-2012 Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners (8) (8) $10.65 $12.00 $24,950 11.1 %
37-3011 Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers 30 (7) $12.40 $11.57 $24,070 7.0 %
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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 120,520 13.36% $19.58 $24.22 $50,370 1.1 %
41-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Retail Sales Workers 890 0.10% $22.17 $26.14 $54,370 4.5 %
41-1012 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Non-Retail Sales Workers 9,040 1.00% $30.39 $34.95 $72,700 1.6 %
41-2011 Cashiers 200 0.02% $9.95 $10.77 $22,410 2.6 %
41-2031 Retail Salespersons 980 0.11% $13.59 $16.40 $34,110 6.1 %
41-3011 Advertising Sales Agents 54,020 5.99% $17.74 $21.60 $44,920 1.2 %
41-3021 Insurance Sales Agents 30 (7) $26.27 $26.71 $55,550 9.0 %
41-3041 Travel Agents (8) (8) $18.81 $18.06 $37,560 18.0 %
41-3099 Sales Representatives, Services, All Other 9,430 1.05% $23.87 $28.44 $59,150 5.2 %
41-4011 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products 9,820 1.09% $33.34 $37.59 $78,180 3.1 %
41-4012 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 15,710 1.74% $24.04 $27.63 $57,480 1.5 %
41-9011 Demonstrators and Product Promoters 190 0.02% $11.57 $16.68 $34,690 6.5 %
41-9031 Sales Engineers 1,010 0.11% $47.81 $50.72 $105,490 6.3 %
41-9041 Telemarketers 13,260 1.47% $11.15 $12.95 $26,930 2.3 %
41-9091 Door-to-Door Sales Workers, News and Street Vendors, and Related Workers 2,780 0.31% $9.01 $11.78 $24,510 6.9 %
41-9099 Sales and Related Workers, All Other 3,050 0.34% $17.61 $20.05 $41,700 3.0 %
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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 181,850 20.16% $14.14 $15.47 $32,170 0.7 %
43-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Office and Administrative Support Workers 11,440 1.27% $23.22 $24.52 $51,000 0.8 %
43-2011 Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service 1,730 0.19% $11.76 $12.25 $25,480 1.3 %
43-3011 Bill and Account Collectors 3,540 0.39% $15.39 $16.22 $33,730 1.4 %
43-3021 Billing and Posting Clerks and Machine Operators 3,240 0.36% $13.61 $14.15 $29,430 0.9 %
43-3031 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 14,300 1.59% $14.99 $15.56 $32,370 0.7 %
43-3051 Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks 530 0.06% $17.01 $17.45 $36,290 1.5 %
43-3061 Procurement Clerks 220 0.02% $16.56 $16.52 $34,370 1.8 %
43-4021 Correspondence Clerks (8) (8) $16.47 $15.77 $32,810 5.4 %
43-4041 Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks 350 0.04% $11.54 $13.40 $27,870 2.2 %
43-4051 Customer Service Representatives 24,150 2.68% $14.08 $15.33 $31,890 1.2 %
43-4071 File Clerks 420 0.05% $12.25 $13.20 $27,460 4.3 %
43-4111 Interviewers, Except Eligibility and Loan 130 0.01% $10.68 $11.08 $23,040 6.9 %
43-4121 Library Assistants, Clerical 140 0.02% $13.51 $13.24 $27,540 4.9 %
43-4151 Order Clerks 8,400 0.93% $12.95 $13.89 $28,890 1.2 %
43-4161 Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping 1,470 0.16% $17.16 $18.03 $37,510 1.6 %
43-4171 Receptionists and Information Clerks 5,580 0.62% $10.94 $11.54 $24,010 1.1 %
43-4199 Information and Record Clerks, All Other 850 0.09% $16.44 $17.47 $36,340 6.3 %
43-5021 Couriers and Messengers 2,000 0.22% $10.12 $10.83 $22,520 1.4 %
43-5032 Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance 200 0.02% $15.40 $16.12 $33,530 3.0 %
43-5061 Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks 5,580 0.62% $19.11 $19.82 $41,220 1.4 %
43-5071 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks 4,620 0.51% $12.28 $13.04 $27,110 1.0 %
43-5081 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 2,320 0.26% $11.30 $12.46 $25,930 3.7 %
43-5111 Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping 540 0.06% $16.20 $16.41 $34,130 6.3 %
43-6011 Executive Secretaries and Administrative Assistants 14,450 1.60% $19.05 $20.31 $42,240 1.1 %
43-6012 Legal Secretaries 70 0.01% $25.93 $28.51 $59,310 10.6 %
43-6014 Secretaries, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 7,760 0.86% $13.64 $14.40 $29,940 1.3 %
43-9011 Computer Operators 3,080 0.34% $16.43 $16.96 $35,280 2.3 %
43-9021 Data Entry Keyers 4,350 0.48% $11.81 $12.34 $25,660 1.9 %
43-9022 Word Processors and Typists 1,950 0.22% $11.31 $12.40 $25,800 2.2 %
43-9031 Desktop Publishers 11,290 1.25% $15.16 $16.19 $33,680 1.7 %
43-9051 Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service 11,660 1.29% $11.54 $12.90 $26,840 3.5 %
43-9061 Office Clerks, General 23,760 2.63% $11.85 $12.84 $26,710 1.9 %
43-9071 Office Machine Operators, Except Computer 1,110 0.12% $12.40 $12.86 $26,740 3.6 %
43-9081 Proofreaders and Copy Markers 4,450 0.49% $12.44 $13.57 $28,220 1.4 %
43-9111 Statistical Assistants 340 0.04% $19.61 $20.09 $41,790 8.7 %
43-9199 Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other 5,240 0.58% $12.04 $12.81 $26,640 2.7 %
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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 590 0.07% $26.33 $26.78 $55,700 1.9 %
47-2031 Carpenters 50 0.01% $21.82 $22.15 $46,070 3.6 %
47-2111 Electricians 460 0.05% $26.84 $27.17 $56,520 1.8 %
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Installation, Maintenance, and Repair 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)
49-0000 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 7,140 0.79% $18.84 $19.69 $40,960 1.9 %
49-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers 430 0.05% $30.02 $30.42 $63,270 1.9 %
49-2011 Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairers 1,220 0.14% $16.60 $17.98 $37,400 8.1 %
49-2022 Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers (8) (8) $25.80 $25.88 $53,820 3.7 %
49-2094 Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment 170 0.02% $23.50 $22.86 $47,540 3.1 %
49-3031 Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists 130 0.01% $21.76 $21.64 $45,020 2.9 %
49-9021 Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers 60 0.01% $23.08 $23.16 $48,180 3.6 %
49-9031 Home Appliance Repairers 60 0.01% $15.38 $17.09 $35,550 14.5 %
49-9041 Industrial Machinery Mechanics 530 0.06% $23.15 $23.64 $49,160 2.6 %
49-9042 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 3,900 0.43% $18.19 $18.76 $39,020 1.1 %
49-9043 Maintenance Workers, Machinery 160 0.02% $16.46 $17.65 $36,720 3.5 %
49-9091 Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and Repairers 200 0.02% $12.72 $14.37 $29,890 4.1 %
49-9098 Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers 110 0.01% $10.91 $11.88 $24,710 4.1 %
49-9099 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, All Other 40 (7) $13.40 $17.22 $35,810 8.6 %
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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 76,670 8.50% $14.97 $16.43 $34,170 1.1 %
51-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Production and Operating Workers 6,660 0.74% $24.46 $26.06 $54,210 1.5 %
51-2022 Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers 90 0.01% $14.95 $15.63 $32,520 6.2 %
51-2092 Team Assemblers 2,280 0.25% $11.51 $11.66 $24,250 2.9 %
51-2099 Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other (8) (8) $15.58 $14.94 $31,080 15.9 %
51-4041 Machinists 790 0.09% $23.64 $22.96 $47,750 6.6 %
51-5011 Bindery Workers 5,750 0.64% $12.47 $13.07 $27,180 1.7 %
51-5012 Bookbinders 520 0.06% $12.28 $13.12 $27,290 4.7 %
51-5021 Job Printers 6,900 0.76% $16.19 $16.99 $35,350 2.3 %
51-5022 Prepress Technicians and Workers 16,250 1.80% $15.17 $16.25 $33,800 1.4 %
51-5023 Printing Machine Operators 20,540 2.28% $17.27 $17.90 $37,230 1.3 %
51-8021 Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators 110 0.01% $22.30 $23.35 $48,570 6.4 %
51-9023 Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 90 0.01% $15.53 $16.82 $34,990 10.5 %
51-9032 Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 150 0.02% $13.92 $14.43 $30,000 6.0 %
51-9041 Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders (8) (8) $14.95 $15.38 $31,990 5.7 %
51-9061 Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers 580 0.06% $14.54 $16.12 $33,530 2.7 %
51-9111 Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders 4,030 0.45% $11.27 $12.66 $26,320 2.5 %
51-9131 Photographic Process Workers 1,290 0.14% $14.08 $15.23 $31,670 3.0 %
51-9132 Photographic Processing Machine Operators 290 0.03% $9.78 $10.42 $21,670 3.6 %
51-9196 Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 2,470 0.27% $13.18 $13.66 $28,410 3.4 %
51-9198 Helpers--Production Workers 5,620 0.62% $9.28 $9.97 $20,730 1.5 %
51-9199 Production Workers, All Other 1,800 0.20% $11.04 $12.53 $26,060 2.8 %
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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 63,320 7.02% $10.49 $12.34 $25,670 1.2 %
53-1021 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers, Hand 3,000 0.33% $18.43 $19.99 $41,590 1.6 %
53-1031 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators 2,420 0.27% $20.95 $22.36 $46,500 1.9 %
53-2012 Commercial Pilots 40 (7) (4) (4) $89,710 7.5 %
53-3031 Driver/Sales Workers 8,660 0.96% $10.42 $12.65 $26,310 4.2 %
53-3032 Truck Drivers, Heavy and Tractor-Trailer 450 0.05% $18.64 $17.60 $36,610 4.2 %
53-3033 Truck Drivers, Light or Delivery Services 11,520 1.28% $12.15 $13.59 $28,280 2.1 %
53-7051 Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators 1,510 0.17% $14.07 $14.91 $31,020 2.7 %
53-7061 Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment 70 0.01% $9.60 $10.50 $21,840 6.2 %
53-7062 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 14,350 1.59% $9.80 $10.87 $22,600 1.4 %
53-7063 Machine Feeders and Offbearers 11,740 1.30% $9.55 $10.25 $21,330 1.4 %
53-7064 Packers and Packagers, Hand 9,280 1.03% $8.52 $9.49 $19,730 2.6 %
53-7199 Material Moving Workers, All Other 50 0.01% $12.01 $12.15 $25,260 5.7 %

About May 2006 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. Data are being corrected and revised wage estimates will be posted as soon as possible.




Other OES estimates and related information:

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May 2006 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

List of Occupations in SOC Code Number Order

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Last Modified Date: September 26, 2008

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