Occupational Employment Statistics

Chart Book, May 2008

Occupations Within Industries

Figure 9

Overall, counselors earned relatively high wages in elementary and secondary schools and relatively low wages in individual and family services and vocational rehabilitation services

Wages of counselors in selected industries, May 2008


Figure 10

Employment of reporters and correspondents across all industries decreased from 52,550 in May 2004 to 50,690 in May 2008

Employment of reporters and correspondents by medium, May 2004 and May 2008


Figure 11

Many occupations in the U.S. were concentrated in a single industry: 286 occupations had a majority of their employment in one industry, and 59 of these occupations had over 90 percent of their employment in one industry

Occupations with employment concentrated primarily in a single industry, May 2008


Figure 12

A variety of industries had their employment concentrated in a single occupation

Industries with employment concentrated primarily in a single occupation, May 2008


Figures 13-14

On average, wages of workers who design and develop software and systems were higher than wages of workers who support and maintain existing systems, but wages varied by industry

Mean wages of computer scientists, systems analysts, and software
engineers in selected industries, May 2008


Mean wages of network and database occupations and of programming occupations in selected industries, May 2008


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