Occupational Employment Statistics

Distribution of workers in each major occupational group by wage range, May 2009
Major occupational group Under $11.50 $11.50 to $14.49 $14.50 to $18.24 $18.25 to $22.74 $22.75 to $28.74 $28.75 to $35.99 $36.00 to $45.24 $45.25 to $56.99 Over $57.00

Management

1.5% 1.5% 3.5% 6.2% 10.3% 14.1% 16.9% 16.4% 29.6%

Business and financial operations

2.5% 4.0% 9.6% 15.3% 20.0% 19.4% 14.7% 8.2% 6.4%

Computer and mathematical science

1.2% 2.6% 5.6% 9.3% 14.7% 19.1% 21.0% 16.1% 10.4%

Architecture and engineering

1.2% 3.0% 6.3% 10.3% 16.7% 20.0% 19.2% 14.1% 9.2%

Life, physical, and social science

3.1% 5.7% 10.5% 15.0% 17.6% 17.2% 13.9% 9.3% 7.6%

Community and social services

12.4% 14.8% 20.5% 18.8% 16.6% 10.2% 4.8% 1.4% 0.4%

Legal

2.3% 4.0% 8.1% 11.1% 12.9% 12.2% 11.1% 10.1% 28.3%

Education, training, and library

15.5% 9.3% 12.5% 16.6% 18.7% 13.5% 8.1% 3.4% 2.5%

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media

17.0% 11.1% 14.3% 14.9% 14.4% 11.4% 7.9% 4.3% 4.8%

Healthcare practitioner and technical

4.6% 6.4% 9.9% 13.5% 18.7% 17.9% 12.1% 6.7% 10.1%

Healthcare support

45.9% 25.9% 17.0% 7.3% 2.8% 0.8% 0.2% 0.1% -

Protective service

24.3% 14.3% 14.5% 13.2% 13.9% 10.5% 6.1% 2.5% 0.7%

Food preparation and serving related

78.0% 11.7% 6.1% 2.6% 1.1% 0.4% 0.1% - -

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance

57.4% 19.7% 12.8% 6.1% 3.0% 0.8% 0.2% - -

Personal care and service

64.2% 15.6% 9.2% 5.3% 3.3% 1.6% 0.7% 0.2% -

Sales and related

50.0% 12.0% 9.9% 7.9% 6.5% 4.9% 3.5% 2.3% 2.9%

Office and administrative support

27.5% 21.7% 21.5% 14.8% 10.1% 3.1% 1.0% 0.2% 0.1%

Farming, fishing, and forestry

68.7% 12.4% 8.7% 5.4% 3.0% 1.3% 0.4% 0.1% -

Construction and extraction

12.5% 16.0% 19.8% 17.2% 15.3% 10.9% 6.0% 1.9% 0.4%

Installation, maintenance, and repair

13.2% 13.9% 19.1% 19.4% 18.2% 11.1% 4.0% 0.9% 0.2%

Production

30.1% 20.6% 19.8% 13.9% 9.1% 4.6% 1.5% 0.4% 0.1%

Transportation and material moving

37.4% 18.9% 17.1% 12.4% 8.2% 3.6% 1.2% 0.5% 0.6%

Last Modified Date: May 14, 2010

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