Occupational Employment Statistics

Distribution of workers in each major occupational group by wage range, May 2008

Wage Range
Major Occupational Group Under $9.50 $9.50 to $11.99 $12.00 to $15.24 $15.25 to $19.24 $19.25 to $24.49 $24.50 to $30.99 $31.00 to $39.24 $39.25 to $49.74 Over $49.74
Management 1.1% 0.7% 2.1% 4.5% 8.1% 12.2% 16.1% 17.5% 37.7%
Business and Financial Operations 1.3% 1.8% 5.5% 11.9% 18.3% 20.9% 18.4% 12.0% 9.9%
Computer and Mathematical Science 0.5% 1.3% 3.5% 7.0% 12.0% 17.2% 21.4% 20.1% 17.1%
Architecture and Engineering 0.5% 1.5% 4.2% 7.9% 13.4% 19.4% 20.5% 17.8% 14.8%
Life, Physical, and Social Science 1.5% 2.9% 7.3% 12.4% 17.1% 18.3% 16.5% 12.2% 11.8%
Community and Social Services 6.0% 9.8% 17.7% 20.9% 19.4% 14.4% 7.7% 3.0% 0.9%
Legal 0.9% 1.8% 5.5% 9.9% 12.9% 13.4% 12.1% 10.7% 32.7%
Education, Training, and Library 9.7% 8.1% 10.2% 14.4% 19.7% 16.9% 11.5% 5.6% 3.9%
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media 10.5% 8.9% 12.7% 15.3% 16.1% 13.6% 10.0% 6.2% 6.7%
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical 1.8% 4.0% 7.7% 11.3% 16.7% 20.0% 16.2% 9.3% 13.1%
Healthcare Support 23.2% 29.2% 25.7% 14.1% 5.5% 1.8% 0.5% 0.1% -
Protective Service 14.5% 14.6% 15.5% 14.0% 14.2% 12.9% 8.8% 4.1% 1.3%
Food Preparation and Serving Related 63.8% 18.1% 10.3% 4.8% 2.0% 0.7% 0.2% 0.1% -
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 38.5% 25.2% 18.4% 10.3% 5.2% 1.7% 0.5% 0.1% -
Personal Care and Service 46.1% 22.7% 14.3% 7.9% 4.8% 2.6% 1.2% 0.3% 0.1%
Sales and Related 35.9% 15.9% 11.9% 9.8% 8.2% 6.2% 4.6% 3.2% 4.2%
Office and Administrative Support 15.0% 17.9% 23.9% 20.1% 13.5% 7.0% 1.9% 0.5% 0.1%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry 53.3% 18.4% 12.1% 7.9% 5.0% 2.2% 0.8% 0.2% -
Construction and Extraction 5.6% 10.6% 18.9% 19.6% 17.7% 13.7% 9.1% 3.8% 1.1%
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair 6.5% 9.8% 16.6% 20.3% 20.5% 16.3% 7.4% 2.1% 0.5%
Production 17.2% 19.2% 22.0% 18.5% 12.1% 7.2% 2.8% 0.8% 0.2%
Transportation and Material Moving 24.3% 18.3% 19.7% 16.1% 11.3% 6.3% 2.3% 0.8% 0.9%

Last Modified Date: May 01, 2009

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