Occupational Employment Statistics

May 2008 State Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

Kentucky


These occupational employment and wage estimates are calculated with data collected from employers in all industry sectors in metropolitan and nonmetropolitan areas in Kentucky.

Additional information, including the hourly and annual 10th, 25th, 75th, and 90th percentile wages and the employment percent relative standard error, is available in the downloadable XLS files.

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Major Occupational Groups in Kentucky (Note--clicking a link will scroll the page to the occupational group):

All Occupations top
Wage Estimates
Occupation Code Occupation Title Employment (1) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
00-0000 All Occupations 1,817,860 $14.12 $17.49 $36,390 0.7 %
Management Occupations top
Wage Estimates
Occupation Code Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
11-0000 Management Occupations 81,000 $34.67 $39.39 $81,930 0.8 %
11-1011 Chief Executives 4,850 $63.80 $70.58 $146,810 3.0 %
11-1021 General and Operations Managers 22,130 $35.46 $41.51 $86,330 1.2 %
11-2011 Advertising and Promotions Managers 340 $24.25 $28.92 $60,150 5.0 %
11-2021 Marketing Managers 1,680 $40.47 $44.81 $93,210 3.2 %
11-2022 Sales Managers 2,770 $40.91 $46.28 $96,260 2.2 %
11-2031 Public Relations Managers 790 $30.40 $33.56 $69,810 2.5 %
11-3011 Administrative Services Managers 2,070 $33.15 $32.79 $68,200 1.9 %
11-3021 Computer and Information Systems Managers 2,530 $42.78 $44.88 $93,360 1.6 %
11-3031 Financial Managers 7,200 $36.16 $39.85 $82,890 1.5 %
11-3041 Compensation and Benefits Managers 340 $31.33 $34.67 $72,110 2.1 %
11-3042 Training and Development Managers 360 $29.70 $32.57 $67,750 3.8 %
11-3049 Human Resources Managers, All Other 1,150 $37.41 $39.70 $82,570 2.1 %
11-3051 Industrial Production Managers 3,310 $35.88 $37.67 $78,350 1.2 %
11-3061 Purchasing Managers 910 $36.91 $40.71 $84,680 3.1 %
11-3071 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers 1,460 $34.88 $37.67 $78,340 2.8 %
11-9011 Farm, Ranch, and Other Agricultural Managers 90 $19.70 $23.97 $49,870 5.5 %
11-9021 Construction Managers 3,350 $30.37 $32.53 $67,660 1.5 %
11-9031 Education Administrators, Preschool and Child Care Center/Program 660 $16.36 $20.17 $41,950 3.0 %
11-9032 Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School 3,660 (4) (4) $76,160 1.5 %
11-9033 Education Administrators, Postsecondary 1,210 $35.17 $40.85 $84,980 6.9 %
11-9039 Education Administrators, All Other 630 $30.75 $31.87 $66,280 5.1 %
11-9041 Engineering Managers 1,640 $45.61 $47.41 $98,610 3.7 %
11-9051 Food Service Managers 3,490 $19.77 $21.34 $44,390 1.6 %
11-9061 Funeral Directors 880 $18.39 $20.30 $42,220 5.4 %
11-9081 Lodging Managers 550 $21.57 $23.42 $48,720 4.1 %
11-9111 Medical and Health Services Managers 4,130 $33.95 $38.41 $79,900 2.4 %
11-9121 Natural Sciences Managers 260 $41.16 $41.76 $86,860 2.9 %
11-9131 Postmasters and Mail Superintendents 710 $26.65 $26.44 $54,990 0.4 %
11-9141 Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers 2,080 $17.26 $22.01 $45,780 7.5 %
11-9151 Social and Community Service Managers 1,910 $24.02 $25.59 $53,240 1.9 %
11-9199 Managers, All Other 3,740 $35.01 $37.34 $77,660 2.2 %
Business and Financial Operations Occupations top
Wage Estimates
Occupation Code Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
13-0000 Business and Financial Operations Occupations 56,800 $23.03 $25.24 $52,490 0.9 %
13-1021 Purchasing Agents and Buyers, Farm Products 200 $24.61 $32.88 $68,390 17.8 %
13-1022 Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products 650 $20.45 $23.20 $48,260 3.9 %
13-1023 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products 3,150 $22.14 $24.04 $50,000 2.4 %
13-1031 Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators 2,510 $24.75 $25.75 $53,550 2.2 %
13-1032 Insurance Appraisers, Auto Damage 60 $26.97 $25.21 $52,450 3.7 %
13-1041 Compliance Officers, Except Agriculture, Construction, Health and Safety, and Transportation 2,950 $19.41 $21.09 $43,860 1.8 %
13-1051 Cost Estimators 2,250 $23.50 $24.93 $51,860 1.8 %
13-1061 Emergency Management Specialists 190 $17.20 $18.60 $38,680 2.6 %
13-1071 Employment, Recruitment, and Placement Specialists 1,730 $17.07 $19.02 $39,550 2.9 %
13-1072 Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists 1,000 $21.69 $26.70 $55,540 5.4 %
13-1073 Training and Development Specialists 2,390 $20.61 $22.18 $46,120 1.5 %
13-1079 Human Resources, Training, and Labor Relations Specialists, All Other 2,860 $22.92 $23.87 $49,640 3.1 %
13-1081 Logisticians 870 $28.24 $29.83 $62,040 1.8 %
13-1111 Management Analysts 2,900 $30.07 $32.78 $68,180 5.2 %
13-1121 Meeting and Convention Planners 380 $18.59 $19.82 $41,230 2.8 %
13-1199 Business Operations Specialists, All Other 7,800 $25.36 $26.93 $56,020 1.9 %
13-2011 Accountants and Auditors 9,490 $23.98 $26.20 $54,500 1.5 %
13-2021 Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate 840 $23.40 $31.50 $65,510 21.9 %
13-2031 Budget Analysts 1,040 $25.23 $26.43 $54,960 1.9 %
13-2041 Credit Analysts 310 $25.35 $28.88 $60,080 5.5 %
13-2051 Financial Analysts 1,350 $29.00 $31.82 $66,180 3.6 %
13-2052 Personal Financial Advisors 1,290 $22.02 $24.71 $51,400 5.7 %
13-2053 Insurance Underwriters 480 $21.75 $24.61 $51,190 3.5 %
13-2061 Financial Examiners 210 $33.94 $34.09 $70,910 2.4 %
13-2071 Loan Counselors 250 $17.44 $19.37 $40,290 4.3 %
13-2072 Loan Officers 4,400 $21.50 $24.20 $50,350 2.3 %
13-2082 Tax Preparers 860 $11.27 $13.05 $27,140 5.5 %
13-2099 Financial Specialists, All Other (8) $21.58 $24.23 $50,390 3.7 %
Computer and Mathematical Science Occupations top
Wage Estimates
Occupation Code Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
15-0000 Computer and Mathematical Science Occupations 28,440 $26.95 $28.34 $58,940 1.8 %
15-1021 Computer Programmers 2,480 $28.08 $30.10 $62,600 4.7 %
15-1031 Computer Software Engineers, Applications 4,140 $33.80 $34.14 $71,010 2.5 %
15-1032 Computer Software Engineers, Systems Software 2,370 $36.14 $36.41 $75,730 2.1 %
15-1041 Computer Support Specialists 5,910 $16.51 $17.58 $36,560 3.5 %
15-1051 Computer Systems Analysts 4,190 $30.67 $32.59 $67,800 2.1 %
15-1061 Database Administrators 1,580 $29.16 $29.62 $61,620 2.1 %
15-1071 Network and Computer Systems Administrators 2,850 $23.24 $24.37 $50,690 1.0 %
15-1081 Network Systems and Data Communications Analysts 2,810 $26.76 $28.13 $58,510 2.6 %
15-1099 Computer Specialists, All Other 1,440 $31.80 $31.73 $65,990 4.0 %
15-2011 Actuaries 130 $34.08 $37.64 $78,290 5.1 %
15-2031 Operations Research Analysts 440 $28.80 $30.56 $63,560 4.0 %
15-2041 Statisticians 60 $29.37 $30.23 $62,890 4.5 %
Architecture and Engineering Occupations top
Wage Estimates
Occupation Code Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
17-0000 Architecture and Engineering Occupations 23,540 $27.90 $29.27 $60,890 2.1 %
17-1011 Architects, Except Landscape and Naval 970 $28.64 $28.76 $59,820 3.0 %
17-1012 Landscape Architects 170 $23.41 $24.23 $50,400 9.2 %
17-1021 Cartographers and Photogrammetrists 250 $19.01 $19.30 $40,140 3.1 %
17-1022 Surveyors 580 $20.99 $22.82 $47,470 4.2 %
17-2011 Aerospace Engineers (8) $44.73 $44.63 $92,830 2.3 %
17-2021 Agricultural Engineers 90 $31.77 $38.19 $79,440 7.3 %
17-2041 Chemical Engineers 600 $40.89 $40.85 $84,960 2.3 %
17-2051 Civil Engineers 1,950 $31.87 $33.07 $68,780 2.3 %
17-2061 Computer Hardware Engineers 1,300 $41.58 $43.47 $90,430 3.7 %
17-2071 Electrical Engineers 1,060 $33.76 $34.53 $71,830 2.3 %
17-2072 Electronics Engineers, Except Computer 600 $36.90 $36.80 $76,550 2.9 %
17-2081 Environmental Engineers 480 $29.81 $31.87 $66,290 3.4 %
17-2111 Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors 340 $30.65 $32.36 $67,300 4.2 %
17-2112 Industrial Engineers 3,320 $31.07 $32.46 $67,520 1.7 %
17-2131 Materials Engineers 230 $33.01 $34.24 $71,230 6.7 %
17-2141 Mechanical Engineers 2,150 $32.18 $32.73 $68,090 1.3 %
17-2151 Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers 170 $36.84 $36.96 $76,870 2.0 %
17-2199 Engineers, All Other 920 $35.39 $35.73 $74,320 2.4 %
17-3011 Architectural and Civil Drafters 920 $17.94 $18.31 $38,080 2.5 %
17-3012 Electrical and Electronics Drafters 320 $21.37 $24.67 $51,310 5.3 %
17-3013 Mechanical Drafters 1,010 $19.26 $20.36 $42,350 2.2 %
17-3019 Drafters, All Other 290 $21.70 $21.62 $44,970 4.3 %
17-3021 Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians 60 $25.21 $26.16 $54,420 2.8 %
17-3022 Civil Engineering Technicians 1,390 $21.39 $21.68 $45,100 2.1 %
17-3023 Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technicians 940 $25.38 $24.80 $51,590 2.3 %
17-3024 Electro-Mechanical Technicians 70 $21.77 $20.98 $43,640 3.3 %
17-3025 Environmental Engineering Technicians 250 $19.65 $20.31 $42,240 4.9 %
17-3026 Industrial Engineering Technicians 910 $21.15 $22.07 $45,910 2.3 %
17-3027 Mechanical Engineering Technicians 320 $21.03 $21.91 $45,570 2.9 %
17-3029 Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other 810 $22.50 $23.07 $47,990 3.1 %
17-3031 Surveying and Mapping Technicians 920 $14.44 $15.35 $31,930 2.6 %
Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations top
Wage Estimates
Occupation Code Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
19-0000 Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations 10,670 $22.27 $24.28 $50,500 2.0 %
19-1011 Animal Scientists 30 $25.07 $31.05 $64,570 4.5 %
19-1012 Food Scientists and Technologists 120 $30.08 $31.80 $66,140 3.6 %
19-1013 Soil and Plant Scientists 140 $21.20 $23.93 $49,770 4.7 %
19-1022 Microbiologists 80 $22.37 $23.82 $49,550 3.8 %
19-1029 Biological Scientists, All Other 300 $25.75 $27.09 $56,360 2.9 %
19-1031 Conservation Scientists 220 $30.22 $29.94 $62,280 1.7 %
19-1032 Foresters 210 $18.91 $20.21 $42,030 0.9 %
19-1041 Epidemiologists 40 $24.34 $24.75 $51,470 3.4 %
19-1099 Life Scientists, All Other 120 $24.26 $26.90 $55,960 6.2 %
19-2012 Physicists 30 $68.50 $65.26 $135,740 10.2 %
19-2021 Atmospheric and Space Scientists 70 $42.15 $43.35 $90,170 4.2 %
19-2031 Chemists 800 $25.88 $28.25 $58,750 2.6 %
19-2032 Materials Scientists 90 $25.14 $29.73 $61,840 7.2 %
19-2041 Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health 610 $24.55 $26.76 $55,670 4.5 %
19-2042 Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers 250 $28.31 $29.63 $61,620 3.9 %
19-2099 Physical Scientists, All Other 120 $27.50 $28.74 $59,780 5.4 %
19-3011 Economists 120 $23.94 $27.99 $58,210 6.6 %
19-3021 Market Research Analysts 1,280 $26.20 $28.74 $59,780 7.7 %
19-3022 Survey Researchers 100 $21.45 $23.22 $48,290 2.3 %
19-3031 Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists 940 $25.35 $26.79 $55,730 2.1 %
19-3039 Psychologists, All Other 120 $33.92 $32.64 $67,890 1.4 %
19-3051 Urban and Regional Planners 310 $19.05 $20.02 $41,650 5.2 %
19-3091 Anthropologists and Archeologists 70 $24.70 $25.01 $52,030 11.6 %
19-3093 Historians 40 $18.26 $19.49 $40,540 6.0 %
19-3099 Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other 300 $27.83 $28.14 $58,530 2.0 %
19-4011 Agricultural and Food Science Technicians 170 $15.19 $15.93 $33,130 5.6 %
19-4021 Biological Technicians 740 $15.68 $15.85 $32,970 4.1 %
19-4031 Chemical Technicians 670 $18.21 $19.42 $40,390 3.6 %
19-4061 Social Science Research Assistants 170 $13.37 $14.50 $30,150 5.3 %
19-4091 Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health 620 $18.52 $19.28 $40,110 4.7 %
19-4092 Forensic Science Technicians 80 $18.84 $18.86 $39,230 1.6 %
19-4099 Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians, All Other 690 $15.98 $17.63 $36,670 5.7 %
Community and Social Services Occupations top
Wage Estimates
Occupation Code Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
21-0000 Community and Social Services Occupations 22,920 $17.10 $18.13 $37,700 1.2 %
21-1011 Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors 790 $14.52 $14.91 $31,000 7.3 %
21-1012 Educational, Vocational, and School Counselors 2,660 $27.30 $26.38 $54,870 1.9 %
21-1013 Marriage and Family Therapists 380 $16.62 $20.64 $42,920 12.9 %
21-1014 Mental Health Counselors 1,340 $16.27 $17.15 $35,670 2.7 %
21-1015 Rehabilitation Counselors 1,330 $15.60 $17.03 $35,430 3.4 %
21-1021 Child, Family, and School Social Workers 7,310 $17.78 $18.25 $37,970 0.7 %
21-1022 Medical and Public Health Social Workers 1,450 $18.94 $19.23 $39,990 1.4 %
21-1023 Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers 1,420 $17.63 $18.86 $39,230 2.1 %
21-1029 Social Workers, All Other 420 $15.53 $18.76 $39,030 7.2 %
21-1091 Health Educators 490 $16.37 $17.81 $37,050 3.2 %
21-1093 Social and Human Service Assistants 3,430 $11.31 $11.91 $24,770 1.4 %
21-1099 Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other 730 $16.08 $16.39 $34,080 4.8 %
21-2011 Clergy 330 $21.64 $22.33 $46,450 2.5 %
21-2099 Religious Workers, All Other 30 $11.69 $11.50 $23,920 8.1 %
Legal Occupations top
Wage Estimates
Occupation Code Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
23-0000 Legal Occupations 9,930 $24.02 $31.54 $65,610 3.0 %
23-1011 Lawyers 4,560 $37.71 $44.21 $91,950 3.6 %
23-2011 Paralegals and Legal Assistants 3,390 $17.11 $18.60 $38,680 4.5 %
23-2091 Court Reporters (8) $24.16 $21.24 $44,180 13.4 %
23-2092 Law Clerks 260 $14.63 $15.68 $32,620 2.8 %
23-2093 Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers 200 $15.70 $16.66 $34,660 3.4 %
23-2099 Legal Support Workers, All Other 590 $17.28 $17.66 $36,720 3.0 %
Education, Training, and Library Occupations top
Wage Estimates
Occupation Code Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
25-0000 Education, Training, and Library Occupations 107,750 $20.52 $21.56 $44,840 2.0 %
25-1011 Business Teachers, Postsecondary 770 (4) (4) $81,940 7.2 %
25-1021 Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary 500 (4) (4) $70,060 5.6 %
25-1022 Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary 770 (4) (4) $61,990 3.4 %
25-1031 Architecture Teachers, Postsecondary (8) (4) (4) $63,700 6.9 %
25-1032 Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary (8) (4) (4) $98,560 3.6 %
25-1041 Agricultural Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary 230 (4) (4) $81,640 6.4 %
25-1042 Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary 570 (4) (4) $69,270 5.2 %
25-1051 Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary 90 (4) (4) $72,800 2.9 %
25-1052 Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary 270 (4) (4) $69,050 3.1 %
25-1054 Physics Teachers, Postsecondary 170 (4) (4) $71,220 3.2 %
25-1061 Anthropology and Archeology Teachers, Postsecondary 80 (4) (4) $69,280 4.6 %
25-1062 Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary 50 (4) (4) $65,350 3.2 %
25-1063 Economics Teachers, Postsecondary 220 (4) (4) $90,020 3.5 %
25-1064 Geography Teachers, Postsecondary 80 (4) (4) $57,240 7.6 %
25-1065 Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary 250 (4) (4) $66,690 7.2 %
25-1066 Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary 500 (4) (4) $65,960 4.1 %
25-1067 Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary 150 (4) (4) $60,250 3.2 %
25-1069 Social Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary, All Other 280 (4) (4) $70,810 8.5 %
25-1071 Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary 2,450 (4) (4) $106,850 9.5 %
25-1072 Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary 760 (4) (4) $72,310 9.4 %
25-1081 Education Teachers, Postsecondary 1,000 (4) (4) $58,820 6.4 %
25-1082 Library Science Teachers, Postsecondary 100 (4) (4) $59,900 3.8 %
25-1111 Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary 220 (4) (4) $60,540 6.4 %
25-1112 Law Teachers, Postsecondary 120 (8) (8) (8) (8)
25-1113 Social Work Teachers, Postsecondary 190 (4) (4) $57,950 3.5 %
25-1121 Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary 900 (4) (4) $61,140 3.0 %
25-1122 Communications Teachers, Postsecondary 490 (4) (4) $59,910 2.6 %
25-1123 English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary 950 (4) (4) $57,420 1.8 %
25-1124 Foreign Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary 340 (4) (4) $55,760 4.9 %
25-1125 History Teachers, Postsecondary 400 (4) (4) $58,710 2.5 %
25-1126 Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary 230 (4) (4) $56,220 4.1 %
25-1192 Home Economics Teachers, Postsecondary 110 (4) (4) $73,180 3.1 %
25-1193 Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers, Postsecondary 140 (4) (4) $53,170 5.3 %
25-1194 Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary 2,590 $20.23 $21.10 $43,880 2.5 %
25-1199 Postsecondary Teachers, All Other 1,730 (4) (4) $52,500 4.5 %
25-2011 Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education 4,150 $10.68 $12.63 $26,280 2.1 %
25-2012 Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education 1,570 (4) (4) $46,630 1.8 %
25-2021 Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education 20,300 (4) (4) $45,880 1.3 %
25-2022 Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Vocational Education 8,320 (4) (4) $46,590 1.0 %
25-2031 Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Vocational Education 12,660 (4) (4) $48,340 1.4 %
25-2032 Vocational Education Teachers, Secondary School 540 (4) (4) $54,090 1.4 %
25-2041 Special Education Teachers, Preschool, Kindergarten, and Elementary School 3,510 (4) (4) $46,010 2.0 %
25-2042 Special Education Teachers, Middle School 1,700 (4) (4) $46,400 0.9 %
25-2043 Special Education Teachers, Secondary School 2,160 (4) (4) $47,340 1.7 %
25-3011 Adult Literacy, Remedial Education, and GED Teachers and Instructors 670 $18.09 $18.65 $38,790 3.0 %
25-3021 Self-Enrichment Education Teachers 750 $11.66 $13.37 $27,820 7.0 %
25-3099 Teachers and Instructors, All Other 4,220 (4) (4) $39,550 2.2 %
25-4011 Archivists 30 $17.56 $18.33 $38,130 3.9 %
25-4012 Curators 120 $21.67 $22.32 $46,420 3.3 %
25-4013 Museum Technicians and Conservators 30 $15.47 $16.76 $34,860 2.9 %
25-4021 Librarians 2,290 $24.79 $24.37 $50,690 1.5 %
25-4031 Library Technicians 1,040 $12.46 $12.63 $26,280 2.5 %
25-9031 Instructional Coordinators 2,060 $27.40 $28.40 $59,060 2.5 %
25-9041 Teacher Assistants 18,740 (4) (4) $23,710 2.4 %
25-9099 Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other (8) $17.30 $19.61 $40,790 2.0 %
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations top
Wage Estimates
Occupation Code Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
27-0000 Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations 17,700 $14.76 $17.10 $35,560 1.8 %
27-1011 Art Directors 110 $24.90 $31.92 $66,400 7.6 %
27-1013 Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators 70 $16.57 $20.43 $42,500 6.7 %
27-1014 Multi-Media Artists and Animators 40 $19.04 $19.24 $40,020 4.6 %
27-1021 Commercial and Industrial Designers 220 $23.87 $25.15 $52,300 4.0 %
27-1023 Floral Designers 820 $9.22 $10.15 $21,110 5.9 %
27-1024 Graphic Designers 2,020 $16.30 $17.23 $35,830 3.0 %
27-1025 Interior Designers 460 $14.99 $17.31 $36,000 9.7 %
27-1026 Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers 1,350 $11.36 $12.31 $25,610 2.1 %
27-1029 Designers, All Other 120 $12.41 $15.03 $31,260 4.7 %
27-2011 Actors 100 $11.89 $15.91 (4) 11.3 %
27-2012 Producers and Directors 610 $17.84 $17.89 $37,210 4.2 %
27-2021 Athletes and Sports Competitors 60 (4) (4) $49,670 15.8 %
27-2022 Coaches and Scouts 1,870 (4) (4) $31,480 6.2 %
27-2023 Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials 120 (4) (4) $25,180 7.6 %
27-2032 Choreographers 420 $11.60 $13.39 $27,860 12.9 %
27-2042 Musicians and Singers 260 $15.29 $16.93 (4) 21.2 %
27-2099 Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related Workers, All Other 260 $14.00 $15.87 (4) 8.9 %
27-3011 Radio and Television Announcers 590 $8.46 $14.28 $29,700 12.6 %
27-3012 Public Address System and Other Announcers 330 $8.81 $9.25 $19,240 3.0 %
27-3021 Broadcast News Analysts 150 $11.48 $17.12 $35,610 13.9 %
27-3022 Reporters and Correspondents 690 $15.00 $18.74 $38,980 12.2 %
27-3031 Public Relations Specialists 2,570 $19.03 $20.62 $42,880 1.9 %
27-3041 Editors 810 $18.79 $21.14 $43,970 6.9 %
27-3042 Technical Writers 430 $25.39 $24.29 $50,520 3.1 %
27-3043 Writers and Authors 250 $18.80 $19.43 $40,420 3.6 %
27-3091 Interpreters and Translators 280 $18.33 $18.83 $39,160 2.6 %
27-3099 Media and Communication Workers, All Other 220 $18.63 $20.90 $43,480 10.3 %
27-4011 Audio and Video Equipment Technicians 200 $16.81 $18.77 $39,030 8.0 %
27-4012 Broadcast Technicians 560 $18.28 $18.56 $38,610 8.0 %
27-4014 Sound Engineering Technicians 50 $11.81 $17.73 $36,870 20.2 %
27-4021 Photographers 620 $11.12 $13.75 $28,590 6.3 %
27-4031 Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Motion Picture 190 $21.91 $21.76 $45,270 4.5 %
27-4032 Film and Video Editors 60 $17.47 $18.29 $38,030 7.7 %
27-4099 Media and Communication Equipment Workers, All Other 320 $17.56 $20.74 $43,140 5.2 %
Healthcare Practitioner and Technical Occupations top
Wage Estimates
Occupation Code Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
29-0000 Healthcare Practitioner and Technical Occupations 107,760 $23.64 $28.85 $60,010 1.2 %
29-1011 Chiropractors 360 $44.12 $52.13 $108,430 10.4 %
29-1021 Dentists, General 750 $69.88 $75.01 $156,010 6.4 %
29-1023 Orthodontists 70 (5) $96.02 $199,720 18.1 %
29-1029 Dentists, All Other Specialists 70 $20.26 $32.64 $67,890 13.5 %
29-1031 Dietitians and Nutritionists 770 $23.25 $23.73 $49,360 1.5 %
29-1041 Optometrists 310 $52.49 $58.95 $122,620 8.0 %
29-1051 Pharmacists 4,270 $52.12 $51.23 $106,560 1.5 %
29-1061 Anesthesiologists 740 (5) $104.40 $217,160 8.8 %
29-1062 Family and General Practitioners 1,040 $75.31 $78.73 $163,760 3.6 %
29-1063 Internists, General 560 (5) $88.90 $184,920 5.7 %
29-1064 Obstetricians and Gynecologists 400 (5) $86.67 $180,280 10.0 %
29-1065 Pediatricians, General 430 (5) $98.37 $204,610 8.7 %
29-1066 Psychiatrists 190 $78.99 $83.52 $173,730 6.2 %
29-1067 Surgeons 890 (5) $101.70 $211,540 6.1 %
29-1069 Physicians and Surgeons, All Other 2,560 (5) $82.80 $172,230 9.3 %
29-1071 Physician Assistants 630 $36.22 $38.71 $80,510 3.0 %
29-1081 Podiatrists 80 $73.74 $73.51 $152,900 8.6 %
29-1111 Registered Nurses 41,080 $26.41 $27.30 $56,780 0.9 %
29-1121 Audiologists 120 $32.27 $33.62 $69,930 6.1 %
29-1122 Occupational Therapists 1,010 $33.94 $34.09 $70,910 3.2 %
29-1123 Physical Therapists 1,790 $33.97 $34.83 $72,440 1.5 %
29-1124 Radiation Therapists 130 $29.27 $29.28 $60,910 5.5 %
29-1125 Recreational Therapists 130 $16.93 $18.36 $38,180 2.1 %
29-1126 Respiratory Therapists 1,960 $21.07 $21.23 $44,170 1.2 %
29-1127 Speech-Language Pathologists 1,490 $26.02 $27.77 $57,750 0.9 %
29-1129 Therapists, All Other 330 $33.71 $33.13 $68,920 4.4 %
29-1131 Veterinarians 750 $37.87 $41.06 $85,390 5.1 %
29-1199 Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other 60 $26.33 $27.94 $58,110 3.5 %
29-2011 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists 2,530 $23.74 $23.68 $49,240 1.1 %
29-2012 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians 1,670 $16.02 $16.64 $34,610 1.6 %
29-2021 Dental Hygienists 1,790 $27.00 $26.75 $55,630 1.7 %
29-2031 Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians 1,180 $17.96 $19.61 $40,800 2.4 %
29-2032 Diagnostic Medical Sonographers 550 $26.55 $26.52 $55,170 1.4 %
29-2033 Nuclear Medicine Technologists 340 $27.64 $27.26 $56,700 0.9 %
29-2034 Radiologic Technologists and Technicians 4,040 $21.37 $21.64 $45,020 0.8 %
29-2041 Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 4,630 $12.49 $13.33 $27,720 2.4 %
29-2051 Dietetic Technicians 270 $10.95 $11.60 $24,120 3.1 %
29-2052 Pharmacy Technicians 6,430 $11.32 $11.71 $24,370 1.3 %
29-2053 Psychiatric Technicians 780 $11.54 $11.99 $24,950 2.4 %
29-2054 Respiratory Therapy Technicians 510 $18.32 $18.96 $39,440 1.4 %
29-2055 Surgical Technologists 1,850 $16.68 $16.85 $35,060 1.1 %
29-2056 Veterinary Technologists and Technicians 1,260 $11.68 $11.98 $24,910 2.5 %
29-2061 Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 10,300 $17.19 $17.24 $35,850 0.6 %
29-2071 Medical Records and Health Information Technicians 2,930 $13.70 $14.72 $30,610 1.4 %
29-2081 Opticians, Dispensing 620 $16.36 $16.58 $34,480 3.5 %
29-2091 Orthotists and Prosthetists 50 $33.83 $35.80 $74,470 10.0 %
29-2099 Health Technologists and Technicians, All Other 1,110 $18.81 $20.61 $42,870 3.6 %
29-9011 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists 1,010 $27.83 $28.29 $58,840 2.0 %
29-9012 Occupational Health and Safety Technicians 150 $17.19 $18.15 $37,740 3.7 %
29-9091 Athletic Trainers 260 (4) (4) $40,550 2.8 %
29-9099 Healthcare Practitioner and Technical Workers, All Other 530 $17.61 $20.69 $43,040 11.9 %
Healthcare Support Occupations top
Wage Estimates
Occupation Code Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
31-0000 Healthcare Support Occupations 48,900 $11.31 $11.86 $24,680 0.7 %
31-1011 Home Health Aides (8) $10.00 $10.48 $21,800 1.8 %
31-1012 Nursing Aides, Orderlies, and Attendants 24,270 $10.56 $10.60 $22,060 0.9 %
31-1013 Psychiatric Aides 420 $12.26 $12.61 $26,230 2.1 %
31-2011 Occupational Therapist Assistants 230 $22.98 $23.12 $48,080 1.7 %
31-2012 Occupational Therapist Aides 120 $11.15 $11.51 $23,930 4.3 %
31-2021 Physical Therapist Assistants 1,250 $20.38 $20.51 $42,660 3.0 %
31-2022 Physical Therapist Aides 540 $10.18 $10.60 $22,050 2.4 %
31-9011 Massage Therapists 250 $14.45 $18.01 $37,450 8.3 %
31-9091 Dental Assistants 3,740 $14.27 $14.65 $30,470 2.4 %
31-9092 Medical Assistants 7,030 $12.58 $12.67 $26,360 1.0 %
31-9093 Medical Equipment Preparers 830 $12.75 $12.75 $26,530 1.2 %
31-9094 Medical Transcriptionists 1,590 $13.76 $13.62 $28,330 2.2 %
31-9095 Pharmacy Aides 760 $9.25 $9.52 $19,810 3.5 %
31-9096 Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers 750 $9.38 $9.60 $19,960 3.0 %
31-9099 Healthcare Support Workers, All Other 2,690 $12.73 $14.10 $29,330 1.8 %
Protective Service Occupations top
Wage Estimates
Occupation Code Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
33-0000 Protective Service Occupations 37,110 $13.86 $15.33 $31,880 2.1 %
33-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Correctional Officers 850 $20.12 $21.01 $43,710 2.0 %
33-1012 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Police and Detectives 1,170 $28.58 $28.87 $60,050 1.7 %
33-1021 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers 960 $23.69 $23.93 $49,780 2.6 %
33-1099 First-Line Supervisors/Managers, Protective Service Workers, All Other 880 $15.63 $17.94 $37,320 3.9 %
33-2011 Fire Fighters 4,090 $14.23 $15.08 $31,370 3.0 %
33-2021 Fire Inspectors and Investigators 180 $21.95 $21.56 $44,840 2.8 %
33-3011 Bailiffs 600 $10.27 $10.95 $22,770 3.2 %
33-3012 Correctional Officers and Jailers 6,090 $13.38 $14.30 $29,740 2.5 %
33-3021 Detectives and Criminal Investigators 590 $23.11 $26.30 $54,710 2.4 %
33-3041 Parking Enforcement Workers 100 $11.71 $12.50 $26,010 3.4 %
33-3051 Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers 6,980 $18.61 $18.55 $38,590 1.7 %
33-9011 Animal Control Workers 260 $10.87 $11.10 $23,090 2.8 %
33-9021 Private Detectives and Investigators 150 $14.44 $16.47 $34,260 5.4 %
33-9032 Security Guards 11,970 $9.91 $11.60 $24,120 2.8 %
33-9091 Crossing Guards 310 $9.97 $10.25 $21,320 2.9 %
33-9092 Lifeguards, Ski Patrol, and Other Recreational Protective Service Workers 570 $7.42 $7.78 $16,170 1.9 %
33-9099 Protective Service Workers, All Other 1,190 $13.79 $14.92 $31,030 2.0 %
Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations top
Wage Estimates
Occupation Code Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
35-0000 Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations 160,050 $7.65 $8.55 $17,780 0.6 %
35-1011 Chefs and Head Cooks 820 $16.60 $18.02 $37,470 3.1 %
35-1012 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 14,410 $11.88 $12.71 $26,430 1.0 %
35-2011 Cooks, Fast Food 6,040 $7.18 $7.38 $15,360 1.2 %
35-2012 Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria 10,770 $10.05 $10.25 $21,320 0.9 %
35-2014 Cooks, Restaurant 12,480 $9.08 $9.38 $19,520 1.0 %
35-2015 Cooks, Short Order 3,070 $7.18 $7.57 $15,760 3.3 %
35-2019 Cooks, All Other (8) $9.59 $9.80 $20,380 4.1 %
35-2021 Food Preparation Workers 8,560 $8.64 $8.97 $18,660 1.1 %
35-3011 Bartenders 4,670 $7.46 $8.41 $17,500 2.7 %
35-3021 Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food 48,280 $7.15 $7.36 $15,320 0.6 %
35-3022 Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop 4,590 $7.36 $7.93 $16,500 2.6 %
35-3031 Waiters and Waitresses 31,800 $7.19 $7.81 $16,240 1.8 %
35-3041 Food Servers, Nonrestaurant 1,720 $8.78 $8.88 $18,470 2.4 %
35-9011 Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers 3,250 $7.30 $7.53 $15,670 1.4 %
35-9021 Dishwashers 4,170 $8.25 $8.30 $17,270 0.9 %
35-9031 Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop 4,850 $7.67 $7.82 $16,270 1.1 %
35-9099 Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other 260 $11.14 $11.26 $23,410 4.4 %
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations top
Wage Estimates
Occupation Code Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
37-0000 Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 52,190 $9.61 $10.43 $21,690 1.1 %
37-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Housekeeping and Janitorial Workers 3,120 $13.48 $14.30 $29,750 2.8 %
37-1012 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers 1,670 $15.01 $16.56 $34,450 2.6 %
37-2011 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 24,880 $9.55 $10.11 $21,030 1.7 %
37-2012 Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 12,110 $8.53 $8.67 $18,030 1.1 %
37-2019 Building Cleaning Workers, All Other 150 $8.89 $9.26 $19,260 7.2 %
37-2021 Pest Control Workers 650 $11.68 $11.89 $24,730 3.0 %
37-3011 Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers 8,410 $10.09 $10.72 $22,290 1.4 %
37-3012 Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation 250 $15.03 $15.68 $32,610 6.3 %
37-3013 Tree Trimmers and Pruners 720 $12.71 $12.91 $26,850 4.2 %
37-3019 Grounds Maintenance Workers, All Other (8) $11.19 $12.45 $25,900 6.4 %
Personal Care and Service Occupations top
Wage Estimates
Occupation Code Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
39-0000 Personal Care and Service Occupations 39,460 $9.08 $10.55 $21,950 2.9 %
39-1011 Gaming Supervisors (8) $21.39 $18.11 $37,670 4.8 %
39-1021 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Personal Service Workers 2,540 $12.13 $13.17 $27,390 1.6 %
39-2011 Animal Trainers (8) $15.03 $15.64 $32,520 2.9 %
39-2021 Nonfarm Animal Caretakers 2,570 $9.13 $9.98 $20,750 2.5 %
39-3012 Gaming and Sports Book Writers and Runners 180 $14.29 $13.25 $27,550 13.2 %
39-3021 Motion Picture Projectionists 100 $8.32 $9.93 $20,660 6.7 %
39-3031 Ushers, Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers 1,120 $7.91 $8.43 $17,540 3.2 %
39-3091 Amusement and Recreation Attendants 1,450 $7.35 $7.86 $16,340 1.9 %
39-3093 Locker Room, Coatroom, and Dressing Room Attendants 50 $7.58 $8.06 $16,760 4.1 %
39-4011 Embalmers 110 $16.59 $17.34 $36,070 8.4 %
39-4021 Funeral Attendants 730 $8.76 $9.07 $18,860 2.9 %
39-5011 Barbers (8) $10.61 $10.46 $21,750 8.8 %
39-5012 Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists 3,220 $9.85 $11.14 $23,160 4.0 %
39-5092 Manicurists and Pedicurists 290 $9.30 $9.94 $20,670 6.5 %
39-5094 Skin Care Specialists 80 $13.44 $13.39 $27,850 9.3 %
39-6011 Baggage Porters and Bellhops 140 $8.00 $8.54 $17,760 2.9 %
39-6012 Concierges 40 $12.00 $14.88 $30,940 13.3 %
39-6021 Tour Guides and Escorts 390 $10.23 $10.61 $22,070 4.3 %
39-6031 Flight Attendants 1,640 (8) (8) (8) (8)
39-9011 Child Care Workers 11,290 $7.96 $8.51 $17,700 1.4 %
39-9021 Personal and Home Care Aides 3,090 $8.50 $8.58 $17,840 1.8 %
39-9031 Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors 2,040 $14.45 $14.37 $29,890 6.4 %
39-9032 Recreation Workers 2,470 $11.27 $12.00 $24,960 2.7 %
39-9041 Residential Advisors 3,400 $9.11 $9.41 $19,580 1.6 %
39-9099 Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other 610 $9.25 $10.10 $21,000 2.5 %
Sales and Related Occupations top
Wage Estimates
Occupation Code Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
41-0000 Sales and Related Occupations 187,100 $9.98 $14.63 $30,430 1.2 %
41-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Retail Sales Workers 20,930 $14.63 $16.42 $34,160 1.5 %
41-1012 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Non-Retail Sales Workers 4,000 $23.88 $26.79 $55,710 2.5 %
41-2011 Cashiers 49,470 $7.53 $8.04 $16,720 0.7 %
41-2021 Counter and Rental Clerks 7,680 $7.68 $9.63 $20,030 3.3 %
41-2022 Parts Salespersons 3,400 $11.53 $12.23 $25,450 1.9 %
41-2031 Retail Salespersons 57,700 $9.05 $10.64 $22,120 1.1 %
41-3011 Advertising Sales Agents 1,450 $14.88 $17.09 $35,540 3.9 %
41-3021 Insurance Sales Agents 4,600 $17.42 $27.66 $57,520 8.9 %
41-3031 Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents 2,170 $25.17 $42.08 $87,520 11.6 %
41-3041 Travel Agents 410 $14.22 $14.22 $29,580 5.1 %
41-3099 Sales Representatives, Services, All Other 6,850 $20.27 $22.74 $47,290 2.8 %
41-4011 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products 4,830 $36.38 $40.21 $83,640 5.9 %
41-4012 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 17,220 $22.13 $27.38 $56,950 2.7 %
41-9011 Demonstrators and Product Promoters 750 $10.68 $11.65 $24,240 3.0 %
41-9021 Real Estate Brokers (8) $9.29 $12.82 $26,660 21.7 %
41-9022 Real Estate Sales Agents 1,990 $11.73 $14.32 $29,780 3.9 %
41-9031 Sales Engineers 260 $36.83 $37.17 $77,310 4.5 %
41-9041 Telemarketers 1,830 $8.44 $10.37 $21,570 4.3 %
41-9091 Door-to-Door Sales Workers, News and Street Vendors, and Related Workers 140 $11.79 $11.15 $23,200 4.3 %
41-9099 Sales and Related Workers, All Other 1,330 $13.77 $15.18 $31,580 3.5 %
Office and Administrative Support Occupations top
Wage Estimates
Occupation Code Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
43-0000 Office and Administrative Support Occupations 298,350 $12.97 $13.89 $28,890 0.4 %
43-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Office and Administrative Support Workers 19,820 $18.65 $19.77 $41,130 0.6 %
43-2011 Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service 1,740 $11.03 $11.38 $23,680 1.7 %
43-2021 Telephone Operators 960 $15.01 $15.12 $31,440 6.6 %
43-2099 Communications Equipment Operators, All Other 30 $15.98 $15.49 $32,210 3.9 %
43-3011 Bill and Account Collectors 5,340 $13.92 $14.48 $30,110 5.0 %
43-3021 Billing and Posting Clerks and Machine Operators 9,610 $13.71 $14.10 $29,340 0.9 %
43-3031 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 23,890 $13.93 $14.21 $29,560 0.6 %
43-3051 Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks 2,440 $15.19 $15.33 $31,880 0.9 %
43-3061 Procurement Clerks 850 $16.03 $16.31 $33,920 1.6 %
43-3071 Tellers 7,450 $9.98 $10.20 $21,220 1.3 %
43-4011 Brokerage Clerks 310 $17.42 $18.15 $37,760 3.9 %
43-4021 Correspondence Clerks 90 $14.49 $15.42 $32,070 5.8 %
43-4031 Court, Municipal, and License Clerks 3,110 $13.15 $13.68 $28,450 1.5 %
43-4041 Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks 280 $14.42 $15.68 $32,620 3.1 %
43-4051 Customer Service Representatives 29,120 $13.01 $13.67 $28,430 1.3 %
43-4061 Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs 1,520 $20.74 $20.12 $41,860 2.0 %
43-4071 File Clerks 2,460 $10.01 $10.47 $21,770 1.9 %
43-4081 Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks 3,470 $8.02 $8.24 $17,140 2.0 %
43-4111 Interviewers, Except Eligibility and Loan 5,280 $11.29 $11.67 $24,270 2.6 %
43-4121 Library Assistants, Clerical 1,490 $9.73 $10.10 $21,000 2.7 %
43-4131 Loan Interviewers and Clerks 2,160 $13.44 $13.74 $28,580 2.2 %
43-4141 New Accounts Clerks 920 $13.05 $13.06 $27,160 2.7 %
43-4151 Order Clerks 3,070 $12.19 $12.48 $25,970 1.4 %
43-4161 Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping 1,520 $16.24 $16.41 $34,120 1.0 %
43-4171 Receptionists and Information Clerks 16,670 $10.52 $10.75 $22,350 0.7 %
43-4181 Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks 1,810 (8) (8) (8) (8)
43-4199 Information and Record Clerks, All Other 3,210 $14.97 $15.58 $32,400 1.3 %
43-5011 Cargo and Freight Agents 1,230 $16.13 $17.12 $35,620 3.7 %
43-5021 Couriers and Messengers 1,230 $9.30 $10.10 $21,010 2.9 %
43-5031 Police, Fire, and Ambulance Dispatchers 1,870 $12.29 $13.23 $27,520 2.9 %
43-5032 Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance 2,650 $14.93 $16.49 $34,290 3.5 %
43-5041 Meter Readers, Utilities 870 $12.13 $13.60 $28,290 3.5 %
43-5051 Postal Service Clerks 970 (c) $24.54 (c) $23.74 (c) $49,380 (9)
43-5052 Postal Service Mail Carriers 4,910 (c) $23.38 (c) $22.08 (c) $45,930 (9)
43-5053 Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and Processing Machine Operators 2,030 (c) $22.77 (c) $20.10 (c) $41,810 (9)
43-5061 Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks 3,200 $18.67 $19.15 $39,820 1.3 %
43-5071 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks 11,950 $13.42 $14.22 $29,570 1.2 %
43-5081 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 31,410 $10.24 $11.35 $23,600 2.7 %
43-5111 Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping 670 $12.34 $13.56 $28,190 2.1 %
43-6011 Executive Secretaries and Administrative Assistants 21,030 $15.46 $16.45 $34,220 0.7 %
43-6012 Legal Secretaries 2,400 $14.86 $15.55 $32,330 1.8 %
43-6013 Medical Secretaries 5,600 $12.35 $12.57 $26,150 1.6 %
43-6014 Secretaries, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 21,250 $11.54 $11.96 $24,890 0.8 %
43-9011 Computer Operators 1,060 $16.08 $17.44 $36,280 4.0 %
43-9021 Data Entry Keyers 4,760 $12.11 $12.60 $26,200 2.5 %
43-9022 Word Processors and Typists 580 $14.15 $14.46 $30,080 2.1 %
43-9031 Desktop Publishers 230 $17.91 $18.68 $38,850 5.7 %
43-9041 Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks (8) $14.79 $15.25 $31,720 2.5 %
43-9051 Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service 1,960 $11.28 $11.57 $24,070 2.1 %
43-9061 Office Clerks, General 20,930 $11.50 $11.99 $24,930 0.8 %
43-9071 Office Machine Operators, Except Computer 770 $11.59 $11.79 $24,530 3.7 %
43-9081 Proofreaders and Copy Markers 300 $14.48 $14.80 $30,780 3.5 %
43-9199 Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other 2,920 $14.15 $14.91 $31,020 2.2 %
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations top
Wage Estimates
Occupation Code Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
45-0000 Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations 4,800 $11.09 $12.10 $25,180 1.9 %
45-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers 450 $17.41 $18.57 $38,630 2.7 %
45-2011 Agricultural Inspectors 270 $18.51 $18.81 $39,130 1.4 %
45-2021 Animal Breeders 60 $11.65 $12.23 $25,430 4.7 %
45-2041 Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products (8) $13.50 $13.62 $28,320 10.8 %
45-2091 Agricultural Equipment Operators 280 $13.58 $13.31 $27,680 2.1 %
45-2092 Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse 270 $9.53 $10.05 $20,900 4.3 %
45-2093 Farmworkers, Farm and Ranch Animals 2,340 $9.91 $9.99 $20,780 2.9 %
45-2099 Agricultural Workers, All Other 50 $9.86 $9.72 $20,210 14.4 %
45-4021 Fallers 200 $10.60 $10.80 $22,460 5.9 %
45-4022 Logging Equipment Operators 410 $10.83 $11.94 $24,840 5.7 %
45-4023 Log Graders and Scalers 230 $14.24 $15.00 $31,190 6.8 %
45-4029 Logging Workers, All Other 40 $11.60 $11.67 $24,260 6.6 %
Construction and Extraction Occupations top
Wage Estimates
Occupation Code Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
47-0000 Construction and Extraction Occupations 86,610 $16.87 $18.08 $37,610 0.9 %
47-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 8,170 $22.66 $24.42 $50,790 1.6 %
47-2011 Boilermakers 590 $24.11 $25.51 $53,070 2.8 %
47-2021 Brickmasons and Blockmasons 1,390 $18.77 $18.77 $39,040 2.8 %
47-2022 Stonemasons 200 $18.16 $17.29 $35,960 4.6 %
47-2031 Carpenters 9,050 $15.98 $16.86 $35,070 1.5 %
47-2041 Carpet Installers 260 $14.10 $15.28 $31,780 5.2 %
47-2042 Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles (8) $13.48 $13.62 $28,330 10.5 %
47-2043 Floor Sanders and Finishers (8) $15.11 $15.82 $32,900 3.9 %
47-2044 Tile and Marble Setters 390 $14.84 $16.54 $34,400 9.5 %
47-2051 Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers 2,270 $14.72 $15.59 $32,430 2.9 %
47-2061 Construction Laborers 10,360 $13.33 $13.86 $28,830 1.6 %
47-2071 Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators 960 $15.26 $16.31 $33,930 2.8 %
47-2072 Pile-Driver Operators (8) $15.53 $19.05 $39,630 23.1 %
47-2073 Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators 9,190 $17.54 $18.56 $38,610 2.7 %
47-2081 Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers 1,650 $15.53 $15.86 $32,990 3.8 %
47-2082 Tapers 180 $16.91 $17.87 $37,180 5.5 %
47-2111 Electricians 9,540 $19.79 $21.00 $43,680 1.9 %
47-2121 Glaziers 620 $15.18 $15.39 $32,000 5.9 %
47-2131 Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, and Wall 320 $22.37 $21.06 $43,790 5.6 %
47-2132 Insulation Workers, Mechanical (8) $19.71 $21.04 $43,770 4.3 %
47-2141 Painters, Construction and Maintenance 2,160 $14.77 $15.58 $32,410 3.0 %
47-2142 Paperhangers (8) $18.72 $18.35 $38,170 3.6 %
47-2151 Pipelayers 530 $17.03 $17.87 $37,160 4.0 %
47-2152 Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 5,840 $20.32 $21.62 $44,980 2.4 %
47-2161 Plasterers and Stucco Masons 220 $15.76 $16.48 $34,270 5.0 %
47-2171 Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers 710 $21.21 $21.22 $44,140 4.7 %
47-2181 Roofers 1,340 $14.37 $14.89 $30,970 3.4 %
47-2211 Sheet Metal Workers 1,390 $16.84 $18.15 $37,760 4.4 %
47-2221 Structural Iron and Steel Workers 1,240 $20.99 $20.69 $43,040 5.4 %
47-3011 Helpers--Brickmasons, Blockmasons, Stonemasons, and Tile and Marble Setters 590 $13.32 $13.74 $28,570 4.9 %
47-3012 Helpers--Carpenters 700 $10.74 $11.15 $23,190 3.2 %
47-3013 Helpers--Electricians 1,200 $11.67 $11.87 $24,700 2.7 %
47-3014 Helpers--Painters, Paperhangers, Plasterers, and Stucco Masons 40 $11.50 $11.32 $23,540 8.2 %
47-3015 Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 1,270 $11.28 $11.41 $23,730 4.0 %
47-3016 Helpers--Roofers 310 $11.68 $11.93 $24,820 3.6 %
47-3019 Helpers, Construction Trades, All Other 250 $11.25 $11.24 $23,380 3.4 %
47-4011 Construction and Building Inspectors 790 $20.46 $22.08 $45,930 1.7 %
47-4021 Elevator Installers and Repairers (8) $33.07 $31.94 $66,440 2.7 %
47-4031 Fence Erectors 310 $11.99 $11.66 $24,240 9.1 %
47-4041 Hazardous Materials Removal Workers 470 $14.89 $16.99 $35,350 6.8 %
47-4051 Highway Maintenance Workers 2,530 $12.22 $12.69 $26,390 1.0 %
47-4061 Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment Operators 200 $20.77 $20.55 $42,740 3.2 %
47-4071 Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners 220 $9.66 $10.11 $21,040 10.2 %
47-4099 Construction and Related Workers, All Other 720 $10.93 $12.09 $25,150 8.1 %
47-5012 Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas 100 $17.14 $18.86 $39,230 15.8 %
47-5013 Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining 310 $15.91 $15.75 $32,750 7.3 %
47-5021 Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas 840 $17.30 $18.28 $38,020 4.9 %
47-5031 Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters 560 $17.55 $17.61 $36,630 2.8 %
47-5041 Continuous Mining Machine Operators (8) $20.97 $21.34 $44,390 2.3 %
47-5049 Mining Machine Operators, All Other 300 $18.77 $18.52 $38,530 3.5 %
47-5061 Roof Bolters, Mining 1,370 $20.43 $21.05 $43,780 2.4 %
47-5071 Roustabouts, Oil and Gas 200 $14.72 $14.89 $30,970 5.7 %
47-5081 Helpers--Extraction Workers 1,360 $15.33 $15.84 $32,940 2.4 %
47-5099 Extraction Workers, All Other 1,160 $17.97 $17.84 $37,100 2.6 %
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations top
Wage Estimates
Occupation Code Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
49-0000 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 83,980 $17.54 $18.56 $38,600 0.8 %
49-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers 7,970 $23.51 $24.90 $51,800 0.8 %
49-2011 Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairers 2,180 $17.41 $18.11 $37,660 3.0 %
49-2021 Radio Mechanics 70 $19.97 $20.51 $42,670 5.0 %
49-2022 Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers 2,490 $25.59 $23.08 $48,010 4.1 %
49-2091 Avionics Technicians 280 $23.31 $23.49 $48,850 3.2 %
49-2092 Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related Repairers 550 $14.34 $14.54 $30,240 4.9 %
49-2093 Electrical and Electronics Installers and Repairers, Transportation Equipment (8) $20.40 $20.19 $42,000 4.7 %
49-2094 Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment 960 $21.58 $21.88 $45,500 3.8 %
49-2095 Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay 150 $29.78 $29.61 $61,600 5.2 %
49-2096 Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor Vehicles 160 $13.36 $13.83 $28,760 3.2 %
49-2097 Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers and Repairers 510 $13.17 $14.99 $31,180 7.0 %
49-2098 Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers 510 $16.72 $17.09 $35,540 2.2 %
49-3011 Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians 1,700 $25.50 $29.69 $61,760 3.9 %
49-3021 Automotive Body and Related Repairers 1,690 $17.57 $18.29 $38,050 2.5 %
49-3022 Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers 410 $15.08 $15.11 $31,440 4.8 %
49-3023 Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 8,110 $13.67 $14.87 $30,930 1.5 %
49-3031 Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists 4,350 $16.26 $16.73 $34,800 1.4 %
49-3041 Farm Equipment Mechanics 580 $12.05 $12.54 $26,070 2.9 %
49-3042 Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines 2,800 $18.55 $18.88 $39,260 1.2 %
49-3043 Rail Car Repairers 670 $19.68 $18.30 $38,050 6.3 %
49-3051 Motorboat Mechanics 220 $11.21 $12.09 $25,140 5.2 %
49-3052 Motorcycle Mechanics 160 $14.63 $14.96 $31,110 4.8 %
49-3053 Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics 710 $14.23 $14.12 $29,370 2.7 %
49-3091 Bicycle Repairers (8) $15.57 $14.81 $30,810 11.1 %
49-3092 Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians 60 $15.97 $15.38 $31,990 8.1 %
49-3093 Tire Repairers and Changers 1,310 $11.14 $11.31 $23,530 3.6 %
49-9011 Mechanical Door Repairers (8) $14.70 $14.76 $30,700 5.8 %
49-9012 Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door 590 $15.27 $17.66 $36,720 4.7 %
49-9021 Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers 3,440 $15.69 $16.80 $34,940 3.2 %
49-9041 Industrial Machinery Mechanics 8,740 $21.17 $21.46 $44,630 1.3 %
49-9042 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 17,840 $14.86 $15.64 $32,530 1.0 %
49-9043 Maintenance Workers, Machinery 1,240 $18.67 $19.09 $39,710 2.7 %
49-9044 Millwrights 860 $23.37 $24.05 $50,020 4.9 %
49-9051 Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers 3,000 $22.33 $22.57 $46,940 2.2 %
49-9052 Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers 2,230 $19.06 $20.11 $41,830 5.0 %
49-9061 Camera and Photographic Equipment Repairers (8) $22.57 $20.53 $42,710 12.6 %
49-9062 Medical Equipment Repairers 730 $14.26 $15.55 $32,340 4.8 %
49-9063 Musical Instrument Repairers and Tuners 190 $13.93 $14.82 $30,830 3.2 %
49-9069 Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers, All Other 440 $26.55 $28.20 $58,660 8.0 %
49-9091 Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and Repairers 320 $13.68 $13.57 $28,220 4.6 %
49-9094 Locksmiths and Safe Repairers 100 $16.71 $16.48 $34,270 3.7 %
49-9095 Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers 180 $10.54 $11.54 $24,000 10.2 %
49-9098 Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers 1,120 $11.02 $11.69 $24,320 2.6 %
49-9099 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, All Other 3,070 $17.46 $18.02 $37,470 2.4 %
Production Occupations top
Wage Estimates
Occupation Code Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
51-0000 Production Occupations 197,730 $13.96 $15.09 $31,380 1.2 %
51-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Production and Operating Workers 12,490 $22.58 $23.73 $49,370 0.9 %
51-2011 Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems Assemblers 80 $28.36 $27.73 $57,690 5.0 %
51-2021 Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers 440 $13.42 $13.30 $27,660 6.8 %
51-2022 Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers 1,260 $13.52 $14.23 $29,600 3.6 %
51-2023 Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers 190 $17.30 $16.37 $34,050 4.7 %
51-2031 Engine and Other Machine Assemblers 430 $17.98 $17.91 $37,250 4.1 %
51-2041 Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters 1,220 $14.84 $14.93 $31,050 3.1 %
51-2091 Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators 430 $13.48 $13.80 $28,700 3.9 %
51-2092 Team Assemblers 33,000 $13.67 $14.04 $29,210 1.9 %
51-2099 Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other 16,250 $14.33 $16.59 $34,510 7.5 %
51-3011 Bakers 1,200 $9.92 $11.38 $23,660 5.2 %
51-3021 Butchers and Meat Cutters 1,610 $13.36 $13.02 $27,070 1.9 %
51-3022 Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers 2,450 $10.84 $10.96 $22,790 3.5 %
51-3023 Slaughterers and Meat Packers 600 $10.73 $10.89 $22,650 2.2 %
51-3091 Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine Operators and Tenders 270 $13.14 $13.78 $28,660 6.2 %
51-4011 Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic 2,090 $15.06 $15.75 $32,770 2.6 %
51-4012 Numerical Tool and Process Control Programmers 170 $18.92 $20.68 $43,020 3.1 %
51-4021 Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 2,010 $16.27 $15.67 $32,580 3.1 %
51-4022 Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 520 $17.00 $16.61 $34,550 2.6 %
51-4023 Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 1,700 $17.73 $17.21 $35,800 6.0 %
51-4031 Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 6,820 $13.05 $13.21 $27,470 1.5 %
51-4032 Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 720 $15.97 $16.27 $33,840 3.0 %
51-4033 Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 1,120 $13.70 $14.23 $29,590 2.7 %
51-4034 Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 900 $15.02 $15.37 $31,970 2.8 %
51-4035 Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 320 $15.04 $14.39 $29,940 4.5 %
51-4041 Machinists 6,160 $16.51 $16.70 $34,750 2.7 %
51-4051 Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders 420 $17.30 $16.94 $35,240 4.4 %
51-4052 Pourers and Casters, Metal 530 $15.58 $15.18 $31,580 5.2 %
51-4061 Model Makers, Metal and Plastic 40 $17.87 $18.93 $39,370 4.0 %
51-4072 Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 3,730 $11.93 $12.46 $25,920 2.2 %
51-4081 Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 1,660 $12.83 $13.27 $27,610 3.4 %
51-4111 Tool and Die Makers 2,590 $21.04 $21.14 $43,980 1.8 %
51-4121 Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers 7,980 $14.78 $15.47 $32,170 1.5 %
51-4122 Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 1,350 $14.33 $14.82 $30,830 3.6 %
51-4191 Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 440 $16.20 $15.83 $32,920 2.1 %
51-4192 Lay-Out Workers, Metal and Plastic 90 $15.25 $15.35 $31,920 6.9 %
51-4193 Plating and Coating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 750 $12.64 $13.14 $27,320 3.0 %
51-4194 Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners 290 $13.80 $14.90 $31,000 6.0 %
51-4199 Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other 850 $14.08 $14.13 $29,380 2.9 %
51-5011 Bindery Workers 1,400 $15.05 $14.82 $30,820 2.9 %
51-5012 Bookbinders 130 $12.68 $12.77 $26,550 11.1 %
51-5021 Job Printers 470 $14.56 $14.67 $30,510 5.8 %
51-5022 Prepress Technicians and Workers 950 $16.37 $16.29 $33,870 2.1 %
51-5023 Printing Machine Operators 3,160 $16.46 $16.73 $34,790 2.7 %
51-6011 Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers 3,030 $8.92 $9.27 $19,290 2.0 %
51-6021 Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials 740 $8.99 $9.13 $18,980 3.4 %
51-6031 Sewing Machine Operators 4,090 $9.14 $9.56 $19,880 3.2 %
51-6041 Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers (8) $8.68 $9.38 $19,520 7.4 %
51-6052 Tailors, Dressmakers, and Custom Sewers (8) $12.91 $14.14 $29,410 5.4 %
51-6062 Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 120 $11.37 $11.77 $24,480 3.2 %
51-6063 Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 190 $11.29 $11.84 $24,620 9.1 %
51-6064 Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 130 $10.47 $10.97 $22,810 5.0 %
51-6091 Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers 160 $13.21 $15.00 $31,190 14.0 %
51-6093 Upholsterers 330 $14.49 $14.81 $30,800 2.1 %
51-6099 Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other 120 $21.36 $19.34 $40,230 9.1 %
51-7011 Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters 1,180 $13.97 $14.52 $30,200 2.5 %
51-7021 Furniture Finishers 260 $14.41 $14.50 $30,170 3.4 %
51-7041 Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood 1,430 $10.88 $10.81 $22,480 3.8 %
51-7042 Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing 2,820 $11.21 $11.70 $24,330 3.9 %
51-7099 Woodworkers, All Other (8) $8.66 $10.18 $21,180 13.5 %
51-8012 Power Distributors and Dispatchers 190 $31.92 $31.59 $65,710 3.0 %
51-8013 Power Plant Operators 300 $27.82 $26.99 $56,140 3.9 %
51-8021 Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators 480 $15.72 $18.45 $38,370 4.4 %
51-8031 Water and Liquid Waste Treatment Plant and System Operators 1,500 $14.57 $15.16 $31,540 2.3 %
51-8091 Chemical Plant and System Operators 1,020 $25.82 $25.11 $52,230 4.6 %
51-8092 Gas Plant Operators 250 $24.43 $24.34 $50,630 3.5 %
51-8093 Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers (8) $27.05 $26.39 $54,880 3.1 %
51-8099 Plant and System Operators, All Other 280 $22.90 $24.39 $50,740 4.0 %
51-9011 Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders 1,880 $22.89 $22.55 $46,890 3.8 %
51-9012 Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 550 $17.87 $17.72 $36,870 2.7 %
51-9021 Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 510 $13.54 $13.24 $27,540 2.6 %
51-9022 Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand 350 $11.81 $12.16 $25,290 2.4 %
51-9023 Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 2,400 $13.22 $13.79 $28,680 2.5 %
51-9031 Cutters and Trimmers, Hand 200 $9.46 $12.90 $26,830 15.8 %
51-9032 Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 2,010 $12.38 $13.66 $28,410 3.2 %
51-9041 Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 3,170 $13.37 $14.19 $29,520 2.9 %
51-9051 Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders 740 $16.00 $16.20 $33,690 5.1 %
51-9061 Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers 10,490 $14.54 $15.36 $31,940 2.2 %
51-9071 Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers 200 $14.84 $15.83 $32,930 10.3 %
51-9081 Dental Laboratory Technicians 480 $16.10 $17.50 $36,400 3.5 %
51-9082 Medical Appliance Technicians 90 $15.31 $15.66 $32,570 3.5 %
51-9083 Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians 220 $12.04 $13.30 $27,660 6.0 %
51-9111 Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders 5,680 $13.57 $13.65 $28,390 2.0 %
51-9121 Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 2,350 $14.05 $14.44 $30,040 2.9 %
51-9122 Painters, Transportation Equipment 790 $20.21 $21.52 $44,770 5.0 %
51-9123 Painting, Coating, and Decorating Workers 650 $10.37 $11.29 $23,480 3.6 %
51-9131 Photographic Process Workers 270 $9.65 $10.64 $22,140 7.2 %
51-9132 Photographic Processing Machine Operators 530 $9.31 $9.89 $20,560 1.2 %
51-9191 Cementing and Gluing Machine Operators and Tenders 190 $12.37 $13.63 $28,340 3.7 %
51-9192 Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders 800 $12.38 $13.49 $28,060 4.4 %
51-9193 Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders 60 $14.05 $14.24 $29,630 5.5 %
51-9194 Etchers and Engravers 100 $11.51 $12.61 $26,220 8.2 %
51-9195 Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic 570 $11.12 $11.68 $24,300 7.1 %
51-9196 Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 2,350 $15.14 $15.34 $31,910 2.4 %
51-9197 Tire Builders 110 $10.89 $12.43 $25,840 7.9 %
51-9198 Helpers--Production Workers 9,150 $10.75 $11.59 $24,100 1.8 %
51-9199 Production Workers, All Other 6,940 $10.63 $12.68 $26,380 4.4 %
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Wage Estimates
Occupation Code Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
53-0000 Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 155,080 $13.10 $15.74 $32,750 4.8 %
53-1011 Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors (8) $15.84 $18.76 $39,010 9.6 %
53-1021 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers, Hand 2,310 $19.44 $20.35 $42,330 1.3 %
53-1031 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators 4,380 $21.99 $23.25 $48,360 1.8 %
53-2011 Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers 4,970 (8) (8) (8) (8)
53-2012 Commercial Pilots 120 (4) (4) $65,960 5.5 %
53-3021 Bus Drivers, Transit and Intercity 1,690 $12.65 $13.37 $27,800 6.7 %
53-3022 Bus Drivers, School 9,800 $14.28 $14.48 $30,110 1.3 %
53-3031 Driver/Sales Workers 6,170 $10.85 $12.05 $25,060 3.4 %
53-3032 Truck Drivers, Heavy and Tractor-Trailer 28,180 $15.86 $17.35 $36,080 2.0 %
53-3033 Truck Drivers, Light or Delivery Services 12,730 $12.31 $13.75 $28,610 2.1 %
53-3041 Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs 2,290 $8.57 $8.92 $18,560 3.0 %
53-3099 Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other 640 $11.10 $13.35 $27,780 8.8 %
53-4011 Locomotive Engineers 1,320 $20.06 $19.91 $41,410 3.1 %
53-4013 Rail Yard Engineers, Dinkey Operators, and Hostlers 120 $16.39 $17.53 $36,450 8.8 %
53-4021 Railroad Brake, Signal, and Switch Operators (8) $20.81 $20.60 $42,840 2.4 %
53-4031 Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters 850 $20.57 $21.37 $44,450 2.6 %
53-4099 Rail Transportation Workers, All Other 210 $21.04 $20.27 $42,160 4.2 %
53-5011 Sailors and Marine Oilers 980 $15.27 $13.92 $28,960 3.5 %
53-5021 Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels 770 $32.47 $27.91 $58,050 9.7 %
53-5031 Ship Engineers 210 $28.02 $29.36 $61,060 4.8 %
53-6021 Parking Lot Attendants 600 $9.07 $9.48 $19,730 3.2 %
53-6031 Service Station Attendants 1,300 $8.87 $9.93 $20,660 5.4 %
53-6051 Transportation Inspectors 270 $23.81 $28.30 $58,860 6.9 %
53-6099 Transportation Workers, All Other 240 $12.97 $14.28 $29,690 5.0 %
53-7011 Conveyor Operators and Tenders 870 $14.05 $14.31 $29,760 2.3 %
53-7021 Crane and Tower Operators 790 $17.52 $18.21 $37,880 3.0 %
53-7032 Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators 1,190 $17.01 $17.72 $36,850 3.5 %
53-7033 Loading Machine Operators, Underground Mining (8) $20.82 $20.62 $42,900 3.3 %
53-7041 Hoist and Winch Operators (8) $14.10 $13.83 $28,760 4.2 %
53-7051 Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators 16,120 $12.84 $13.58 $28,250 1.5 %
53-7061 Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment 4,490 $9.28 $10.11 $21,040 2.4 %
53-7062 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 32,350 $10.11 $10.98 $22,840 0.9 %
53-7063 Machine Feeders and Offbearers (8) $11.53 $12.56 $26,120 1.7 %
53-7064 Packers and Packagers, Hand 9,150 $9.42 $9.84 $20,460 1.5 %
53-7072 Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers 80 $18.69 $18.62 $38,720 3.0 %
53-7073 Wellhead Pumpers 270 $12.62 $14.66 $30,500 11.1 %
53-7081 Refuse and Recyclable Material Collectors 1,300 $11.36 $12.25 $25,470 4.7 %
53-7111 Shuttle Car Operators 930 $19.41 $19.75 $41,090 2.1 %
53-7121 Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders 200 $17.60 $18.41 $38,290 5.3 %
53-7199 Material Moving Workers, All Other (8) $17.77 $17.72 $36,860 4.6 %

About May 2008 National, State, Metropolitan, and Nonmetropolitan Area 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 $80.00 per hour or $166,400 per year.

(8) Estimate not released.

(9) Estimate not available.

(c) Corrected on May 29, 2009.




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