Occupational Employment Statistics

May 2009 Metropolitan and Nonmetropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

Chicago-Naperville-Joliet, IL Metropolitan Division



For metropolitan and nonmetropolitan area definitions used by the OES survey, see the MSA definitions page.


These estimates are calculated with data collected from employers in all industry sectors in the Chicago-Naperville-Joliet, IL Metropolitan Division, a metropolitan division in Illinois.

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 Excel files (XLS).

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Major Occupational Groups in the Chicago-Naperville-Joliet, IL Metropolitan Division (Note--clicking a link will scroll the page to the occupational group):

All Occupations
Wage Estimates
Occupation Code Occupation Title Employment (1) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
00-0000 All Occupations 3,669,800 $17.71 $23.51 $48,910 1.1 %
Management Occupations
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 203,380 $45.92 $52.34 $108,870 0.9 %
11-1011 Chief Executives 11,560 (5) $82.91 $172,450 2.4 %
11-1021 General and Operations Managers 40,940 $52.10 $59.68 $124,130 1.2 %
11-1031 Legislators 2,070 (4) (4) $33,990 9.5 %
11-2011 Advertising and Promotions Managers 2,510 $33.52 $37.99 $79,010 4.1 %
11-2021 Marketing Managers 7,000 $51.35 $58.32 $121,300 2.4 %
11-2022 Sales Managers 13,410 $46.27 $52.18 $108,540 2.0 %
11-2031 Public Relations Managers 1,790 $37.43 $39.83 $82,840 2.7 %
11-3011 Administrative Services Managers 8,720 $28.91 $33.43 $69,540 2.4 %
11-3021 Computer and Information Systems Managers 11,040 $53.55 $56.34 $117,180 1.8 %
11-3031 Financial Managers 16,620 $52.94 $59.25 $123,250 1.9 %
11-3041 Compensation and Benefits Managers 1,360 $39.01 $41.39 $86,090 2.0 %
11-3042 Training and Development Managers 840 $42.72 $44.15 $91,820 3.9 %
11-3049 Human Resources Managers, All Other 2,670 $47.28 $52.72 $109,650 3.5 %
11-3051 Industrial Production Managers 3,110 $42.39 $44.20 $91,930 1.8 %
11-3061 Purchasing Managers 2,000 $40.01 $42.66 $88,740 2.2 %
11-3071 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers 2,970 $39.10 $41.12 $85,530 2.3 %
11-9021 Construction Managers 3,140 $45.40 $50.03 $104,050 4.8 %
11-9031 Education Administrators, Preschool and Child Care Center/Program 1,410 $22.94 $28.04 $58,320 7.2 %
11-9032 Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School 7,530 (4) (4) $112,450 6.2 %
11-9033 Education Administrators, Postsecondary 1,620 $42.69 $48.66 $101,200 6.3 %
11-9039 Education Administrators, All Other 310 $44.69 $47.80 $99,420 5.7 %
11-9041 Engineering Managers 4,720 $52.83 $54.33 $113,020 3.0 %
11-9051 Food Service Managers 4,460 $23.48 $25.76 $53,580 3.9 %
11-9061 Funeral Directors 700 $29.26 $35.46 $73,770 11.3 %
11-9071 Gaming Managers 40 (8) (8) (8) (8)
11-9081 Lodging Managers 630 $21.93 $27.12 $56,410 8.8 %
11-9111 Medical and Health Services Managers 6,160 $40.89 $49.48 $102,910 4.7 %
11-9121 Natural Sciences Managers 370 $50.01 $50.43 $104,880 3.3 %
11-9131 Postmasters and Mail Superintendents 160 $37.04 $36.48 $75,880 1.3 %
11-9141 Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers 4,930 $27.44 $31.02 $64,530 6.2 %
11-9151 Social and Community Service Managers 2,450 $25.56 $27.69 $57,590 2.5 %
11-9199 Managers, All Other (8) $44.22 $49.74 $103,450 2.6 %
Business and Financial Operations Occupations
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 229,060 $29.33 $33.50 $69,670 1.4 %
13-1011 Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers, and Athletes 500 $41.41 $45.74 $95,140 12.2 %
13-1021 Purchasing Agents and Buyers, Farm Products 210 $28.42 $27.98 $58,200 3.8 %
13-1022 Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products 2,280 $25.06 $27.81 $57,830 4.8 %
13-1023 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products 6,890 $27.84 $29.47 $61,300 2.4 %
13-1031 Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators 10,320 $27.26 $30.02 $62,450 3.8 %
13-1032 Insurance Appraisers, Auto Damage 300 $25.58 $26.00 $54,070 2.2 %
13-1041 Compliance Officers, Except Agriculture, Construction, Health and Safety, and Transportation 5,330 $22.37 $26.56 $55,250 5.2 %
13-1051 Cost Estimators 5,260 $31.07 $33.19 $69,030 3.5 %
13-1061 Emergency Management Specialists 130 $30.50 $29.98 $62,370 4.6 %
13-1071 Employment, Recruitment, and Placement Specialists 7,670 $23.37 $30.49 $63,420 9.2 %
13-1072 Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists 3,630 $27.92 $29.07 $60,470 2.1 %
13-1073 Training and Development Specialists 4,450 $26.47 $27.83 $57,900 1.9 %
13-1079 Human Resources, Training, and Labor Relations Specialists, All Other 5,530 $25.52 $25.60 $53,250 4.2 %
13-1081 Logisticians 2,010 $32.10 $34.37 $71,480 4.8 %
13-1111 Management Analysts 21,010 $39.69 $44.47 $92,500 2.9 %
13-1121 Meeting and Convention Planners (8) $24.79 $25.40 $52,840 4.7 %
13-1199 Business Operations Specialists, All Other 71,790 $26.75 $31.90 $66,360 3.5 %
13-2011 Accountants and Auditors 32,880 $31.35 $34.80 $72,380 1.9 %
13-2021 Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate 1,780 $25.12 $28.07 $58,380 14.7 %
13-2031 Budget Analysts 1,060 $33.61 $34.59 $71,940 3.6 %
13-2041 Credit Analysts 2,460 $28.06 $32.85 $68,330 4.1 %
13-2051 Financial Analysts 10,190 $34.70 $41.59 $86,520 4.5 %
13-2052 Personal Financial Advisors 4,990 $34.55 $39.05 $81,230 9.0 %
13-2053 Insurance Underwriters 5,060 $30.82 $33.29 $69,240 3.2 %
13-2061 Financial Examiners 860 $43.06 $45.03 $93,650 5.3 %
13-2071 Loan Counselors 1,120 $19.26 $21.76 $45,260 5.7 %
13-2072 Loan Officers 9,940 $30.51 $33.69 $70,080 2.9 %
13-2081 Tax Examiners, Collectors, and Revenue Agents 1,000 $35.62 $36.90 $76,750 1.6 %
13-2082 Tax Preparers 1,630 $14.21 $16.30 $33,890 8.6 %
13-2099 Financial Specialists, All Other 5,890 $29.65 $35.29 $73,400 4.8 %
Computer and Mathematical Science Occupations
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 103,930 $35.58 $37.37 $77,740 1.2 %
15-1011 Computer and Information Scientists, Research (8) $47.73 $47.29 $98,360 6.9 %
15-1021 Computer Programmers 15,620 $34.48 $36.93 $76,820 2.4 %
15-1031 Computer Software Engineers, Applications 12,280 $43.16 $45.00 $93,600 2.9 %
15-1032 Computer Software Engineers, Systems Software 13,970 $44.84 $44.92 $93,440 2.4 %
15-1041 Computer Support Specialists 15,720 $23.48 $25.66 $53,370 1.6 %
15-1051 Computer Systems Analysts 14,000 $35.92 $37.75 $78,520 2.6 %
15-1061 Database Administrators 3,420 $34.37 $36.51 $75,950 1.7 %
15-1071 Network and Computer Systems Administrators 12,370 $36.09 $37.68 $78,380 1.5 %
15-1081 Network Systems and Data Communications Analysts 4,970 $34.37 $35.78 $74,430 2.4 %
15-1099 Computer Specialists, All Other 8,140 $35.94 $37.18 $77,330 2.5 %
15-2011 Actuaries 940 $41.87 $45.03 $93,670 2.2 %
15-2031 Operations Research Analysts 1,460 $32.64 $34.09 $70,910 2.0 %
15-2041 Statisticians 260 $38.17 $38.03 $79,090 2.3 %
Architecture and Engineering Occupations
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 54,660 $33.63 $35.56 $73,960 1.5 %
17-1011 Architects, Except Landscape and Naval 4,530 $34.86 $36.55 $76,030 3.3 %
17-1012 Landscape Architects 410 $30.81 $31.77 $66,090 6.6 %
17-1021 Cartographers and Photogrammetrists 230 $21.86 $23.00 $47,840 8.9 %
17-1022 Surveyors 930 $28.76 $32.48 $67,560 7.2 %
17-2011 Aerospace Engineers 80 $51.94 $49.44 $102,830 4.5 %
17-2031 Biomedical Engineers (8) $28.28 $32.99 $68,610 2.5 %
17-2041 Chemical Engineers 710 $38.77 $41.32 $85,950 2.3 %
17-2051 Civil Engineers 4,740 $35.79 $38.10 $79,250 3.3 %
17-2061 Computer Hardware Engineers 800 $44.14 $45.80 $95,260 4.4 %
17-2071 Electrical Engineers 3,390 $42.81 $42.58 $88,570 2.0 %
17-2072 Electronics Engineers, Except Computer 3,150 $41.91 $42.58 $88,560 2.4 %
17-2081 Environmental Engineers 1,380 $40.53 $37.86 $78,750 6.9 %
17-2111 Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors 1,010 $43.32 $41.20 $85,690 4.3 %
17-2112 Industrial Engineers 5,200 $34.22 $35.09 $72,990 2.5 %
17-2131 Materials Engineers 360 $36.80 $40.31 $83,850 7.0 %
17-2141 Mechanical Engineers 4,990 $35.03 $36.93 $76,810 1.9 %
17-2151 Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers (8) $56.98 $64.03 $133,180 17.7 %
17-2161 Nuclear Engineers 820 $53.11 $53.30 $110,870 6.7 %
17-2171 Petroleum Engineers (8) $40.62 $41.96 $87,270 3.8 %
17-2199 Engineers, All Other 7,170 $40.33 $42.60 $88,620 4.1 %
17-3011 Architectural and Civil Drafters 1,870 $20.55 $21.77 $45,270 3.4 %
17-3012 Electrical and Electronics Drafters 870 $28.03 $32.95 $68,530 8.7 %
17-3013 Mechanical Drafters 1,400 $24.25 $25.94 $53,950 2.9 %
17-3019 Drafters, All Other 940 $21.79 $23.26 $48,380 7.5 %
17-3022 Civil Engineering Technicians 980 $24.67 $26.36 $54,830 4.8 %
17-3023 Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technicians 3,010 $26.92 $26.19 $54,480 2.5 %
17-3024 Electro-Mechanical Technicians 360 $13.33 $17.31 $36,010 16.0 %
17-3025 Environmental Engineering Technicians 680 $22.55 $22.97 $47,780 4.8 %
17-3026 Industrial Engineering Technicians 1,330 $21.99 $23.32 $48,500 2.7 %
17-3027 Mechanical Engineering Technicians 730 $25.75 $26.80 $55,750 2.7 %
17-3029 Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other 1,660 $26.25 $26.67 $55,480 3.9 %
17-3031 Surveying and Mapping Technicians 610 $21.66 $21.93 $45,620 4.1 %
Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations
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 29,940 $29.36 $32.97 $68,590 3.5 %
19-1012 Food Scientists and Technologists 590 $29.82 $33.13 $68,910 4.3 %
19-1013 Soil and Plant Scientists 40 $25.14 $27.47 $57,150 5.2 %
19-1021 Biochemists and Biophysicists (8) $34.45 $38.54 $80,150 4.8 %
19-1022 Microbiologists 310 $30.85 $33.70 $70,100 4.2 %
19-1029 Biological Scientists, All Other 340 $33.59 $36.14 $75,170 4.7 %
19-1031 Conservation Scientists 90 $36.52 $35.12 $73,060 5.0 %
19-1032 Foresters 70 $31.15 $31.09 $64,660 3.9 %
19-1041 Epidemiologists 150 $29.59 $33.15 $68,950 6.5 %
19-1042 Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists 540 $29.26 $34.71 $72,190 8.0 %
19-1099 Life Scientists, All Other 230 $33.35 $33.07 $68,780 4.6 %
19-2012 Physicists (8) $56.80 $61.61 $128,160 10.0 %
19-2031 Chemists 1,450 $30.98 $31.77 $66,090 3.6 %
19-2032 Materials Scientists 500 $41.43 $40.95 $85,190 4.9 %
19-2041 Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health 1,350 $37.88 $37.89 $78,800 4.3 %
19-2042 Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers 430 $28.84 $35.04 $72,890 10.8 %
19-2099 Physical Scientists, All Other 690 $44.70 $44.77 $93,120 4.9 %
19-3011 Economists 490 $42.90 $48.31 $100,480 4.1 %
19-3021 Market Research Analysts 10,670 $27.20 $30.07 $62,540 1.8 %
19-3022 Survey Researchers 700 $13.72 $18.19 $37,830 9.6 %
19-3031 Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists 2,490 $35.37 $38.14 $79,330 4.1 %
19-3039 Psychologists, All Other 140 $38.12 $41.71 $86,760 8.0 %
19-3051 Urban and Regional Planners 510 $35.05 $39.96 $83,120 8.6 %
19-3093 Historians 60 $14.10 $19.46 $40,480 11.4 %
19-3099 Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other 250 $32.02 $32.24 $67,060 5.1 %
19-4011 Agricultural and Food Science Technicians 210 $17.78 $19.42 $40,380 6.1 %
19-4021 Biological Technicians 760 $18.90 $19.52 $40,600 3.7 %
19-4031 Chemical Technicians 1,210 $19.61 $20.62 $42,890 2.7 %
19-4051 Nuclear Technicians (8) $38.90 $37.02 $77,000 5.0 %
19-4061 Social Science Research Assistants 130 $21.34 $22.78 $47,380 7.9 %
19-4091 Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health 1,150 $19.00 $20.44 $42,510 6.1 %
19-4092 Forensic Science Technicians 470 $30.01 $32.97 $68,570 3.2 %
19-4093 Forest and Conservation Technicians 100 $15.59 $15.97 $33,230 4.5 %
19-4099 Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians, All Other 1,090 $22.35 $21.93 $45,620 3.4 %
Community and Social Services Occupations
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 48,710 $19.87 $22.60 $47,010 3.0 %
21-1011 Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors 2,260 $16.09 $18.63 $38,750 6.9 %
21-1012 Educational, Vocational, and School Counselors 5,260 $29.84 $33.08 $68,800 4.8 %
21-1013 Marriage and Family Therapists 80 $19.16 $20.04 $41,680 6.8 %
21-1014 Mental Health Counselors 4,210 $18.58 $19.83 $41,250 4.3 %
21-1015 Rehabilitation Counselors 2,000 $16.89 $18.84 $39,190 4.2 %
21-1019 Counselors, All Other 1,300 $16.61 $19.07 $39,670 6.7 %
21-1021 Child, Family, and School Social Workers 8,000 $25.55 $27.06 $56,290 4.1 %
21-1022 Medical and Public Health Social Workers 2,850 $24.53 $25.56 $53,160 3.4 %
21-1023 Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers 3,740 $17.70 $20.39 $42,410 6.6 %
21-1029 Social Workers, All Other 3,530 $24.33 $24.41 $50,770 5.2 %
21-1091 Health Educators 1,330 $21.88 $23.74 $49,380 3.1 %
21-1092 Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists 1,260 $30.47 $29.68 $61,730 2.3 %
21-1093 Social and Human Service Assistants 8,240 $13.48 $14.73 $30,630 4.3 %
21-1099 Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other 2,800 $19.98 $21.19 $44,080 3.8 %
21-2011 Clergy 1,080 $20.82 $20.81 $43,280 2.9 %
21-2021 Directors, Religious Activities and Education 520 $17.76 $17.92 $37,280 5.4 %
21-2099 Religious Workers, All Other 270 $15.73 $16.44 $34,190 6.2 %
Legal Occupations
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 35,570 $47.31 $56.87 $118,280 5.4 %
23-1011 Lawyers 24,620 $63.15 $68.97 $143,450 5.6 %
23-1022 Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators 100 $46.77 $46.40 $96,510 5.8 %
23-1023 Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates 690 (5) $72.98 $151,800 4.1 %
23-2011 Paralegals and Legal Assistants 6,600 $26.35 $27.15 $56,470 2.4 %
23-2092 Law Clerks 1,740 $21.67 $23.31 $48,490 4.4 %
23-2093 Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers 620 $28.23 $27.15 $56,470 5.9 %
23-2099 Legal Support Workers, All Other 810 $21.51 $22.48 $46,760 1.9 %
Education, Training, and Library Occupations
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 250,850 $26.40 $29.92 $62,240 5.2 %
25-1011 Business Teachers, Postsecondary 1,120 (4) (4) $66,600 2.5 %
25-1021 Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary 360 (4) (4) $62,210 10.8 %
25-1022 Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary 620 (4) (4) $60,210 5.9 %
25-1031 Architecture Teachers, Postsecondary 40 (4) (4) $77,120 2.4 %
25-1032 Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary 210 (4) (4) $61,910 1.5 %
25-1042 Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary 450 (4) (4) $68,060 3.3 %
25-1052 Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary 610 (4) (4) $78,170 2.5 %
25-1054 Physics Teachers, Postsecondary 110 (4) (4) $54,770 7.1 %
25-1061 Anthropology and Archeology Teachers, Postsecondary 120 (4) (4) $52,210 11.8 %
25-1063 Economics Teachers, Postsecondary 260 (4) (4) $40,810 6.9 %
25-1064 Geography Teachers, Postsecondary 30 (4) (4) $65,180 4.0 %
25-1065 Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary 440 (4) (4) $50,870 9.3 %
25-1066 Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary 760 (4) (4) $56,670 5.1 %
25-1067 Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary 190 (4) (4) $54,500 7.3 %
25-1071 Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary 390 (4) (4) $102,300 24.1 %
25-1072 Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary 1,030 (4) (4) $51,270 8.7 %
25-1081 Education Teachers, Postsecondary 2,250 (4) (4) $48,510 4.6 %
25-1111 Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary 290 (4) (4) $54,960 3.1 %
25-1113 Social Work Teachers, Postsecondary 260 (4) (4) $63,190 5.0 %
25-1121 Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary 1,740 (4) (4) $47,190 4.6 %
25-1122 Communications Teachers, Postsecondary 470 (4) (4) $52,120 4.1 %
25-1123 English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary 1,130 (4) (4) $60,960 14.0 %
25-1124 Foreign Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary 590 (4) (4) $45,150 5.9 %
25-1125 History Teachers, Postsecondary 390 (4) (4) $57,050 5.4 %
25-1126 Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary 610 (4) (4) $55,570 4.4 %
25-1191 Graduate Teaching Assistants 1,650 (4) (4) $27,690 9.3 %
25-1193 Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers, Postsecondary 240 (4) (4) $46,000 4.3 %
25-1194 Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary 1,540 $22.41 $23.96 $49,840 3.9 %
25-1199 Postsecondary Teachers, All Other 8,330 (4) (4) $81,860 8.9 %
25-2011 Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education 8,630 $13.45 $14.11 $29,350 2.5 %
25-2012 Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education 2,250 (4) (4) $47,800 3.3 %
25-2021 Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education 52,430 (4) (4) $63,860 7.6 %
25-2022 Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Vocational Education 19,290 (4) (4) $64,920 6.7 %
25-2023 Vocational Education Teachers, Middle School 130 (4) (4) $47,350 9.8 %
25-2031 Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Vocational Education 37,870 (4) (4) $74,530 2.8 %
25-2032 Vocational Education Teachers, Secondary School 640 (4) (4) $64,490 2.9 %
25-2041 Special Education Teachers, Preschool, Kindergarten, and Elementary School 5,390 (4) (4) $57,230 1.7 %
25-2042 Special Education Teachers, Middle School 2,830 (4) (4) $58,210 2.0 %
25-2043 Special Education Teachers, Secondary School 3,500 (4) (4) $70,090 2.5 %
25-3011 Adult Literacy, Remedial Education, and GED Teachers and Instructors 820 $21.23 $21.53 $44,780 5.5 %
25-3021 Self-Enrichment Education Teachers 5,380 $20.61 $23.79 $49,490 6.2 %
25-3099 Teachers and Instructors, All Other 39,740 (4) (4) $84,900 11.5 %
25-4011 Archivists 190 $27.84 $27.21 $56,600 3.8 %
25-4012 Curators 200 $27.46 $28.72 $59,730 4.2 %
25-4013 Museum Technicians and Conservators 120 $19.17 $22.22 $46,230 3.2 %
25-4021 Librarians 5,040 $28.43 $30.92 $64,320 4.4 %
25-4031 Library Technicians 3,660 $14.09 $15.03 $31,250 2.6 %
25-9011 Audio-Visual Collections Specialists 180 $25.53 $31.58 $65,680 8.9 %
25-9031 Instructional Coordinators 3,090 $25.24 $29.32 $60,980 2.9 %
25-9041 Teacher Assistants 21,670 (4) (4) $23,870 1.8 %
25-9099 Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other 11,260 $16.84 $23.45 $48,780 8.1 %
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations
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 48,100 $21.92 $26.32 $54,750 2.8 %
27-1011 Art Directors 1,740 $47.62 $57.07 $118,710 13.5 %
27-1012 Craft Artists (8) $14.42 $15.97 $33,210 12.5 %
27-1013 Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators 280 $20.19 $20.37 $42,370 7.9 %
27-1014 Multi-Media Artists and Animators 730 $25.58 $30.49 $63,410 5.2 %
27-1019 Artists and Related Workers, All Other 370 $20.25 $22.66 $47,120 7.9 %
27-1021 Commercial and Industrial Designers 1,000 $22.47 $24.48 $50,910 7.6 %
27-1022 Fashion Designers (8) $24.01 $23.03 $47,910 6.9 %
27-1023 Floral Designers 1,470 $12.53 $12.93 $26,880 7.4 %
27-1024 Graphic Designers 7,690 $23.44 $25.82 $53,710 3.3 %
27-1025 Interior Designers 1,550 $24.10 $25.53 $53,110 4.0 %
27-1026 Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers 1,300 $12.16 $13.10 $27,250 5.4 %
27-1027 Set and Exhibit Designers 320 $21.53 $23.04 $47,920 7.0 %
27-1029 Designers, All Other 990 $32.11 $32.22 $67,030 7.0 %
27-2011 Actors 950 $13.72 $23.97 (4) 26.4 %
27-2012 Producers and Directors 1,090 $29.89 $34.24 $71,220 5.0 %
27-2021 Athletes and Sports Competitors 220 (4) (4) $36,880 9.9 %
27-2022 Coaches and Scouts 3,470 (4) (4) $37,290 4.9 %
27-2023 Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials 320 (4) (4) $28,690 7.0 %
27-2031 Dancers 320 $12.13 $15.54 (4) 11.7 %
27-2032 Choreographers 150 $20.39 $25.62 $53,290 17.4 %
27-2041 Music Directors and Composers 620 $22.33 $22.98 $47,790 4.9 %
27-2042 Musicians and Singers 1,520 $25.36 $27.17 (4) 8.4 %
27-3011 Radio and Television Announcers 950 (8) (8) (8) (8)
27-3012 Public Address System and Other Announcers (8) $16.15 $18.81 $39,130 12.4 %
27-3021 Broadcast News Analysts 60 $27.88 $47.99 $99,810 21.7 %
27-3022 Reporters and Correspondents 1,220 $14.31 $20.85 $43,370 11.1 %
27-3031 Public Relations Specialists 5,030 $25.13 $28.55 $59,390 5.1 %
27-3041 Editors 4,540 $24.53 $27.18 $56,540 1.8 %
27-3042 Technical Writers 780 $31.15 $32.95 $68,530 4.2 %
27-3043 Writers and Authors 1,320 $26.87 $30.78 $64,030 7.3 %
27-3091 Interpreters and Translators 730 $19.23 $19.58 $40,730 3.3 %
27-3099 Media and Communication Workers, All Other 1,390 $20.21 $21.81 $45,370 2.9 %
27-4011 Audio and Video Equipment Technicians 900 $18.32 $19.68 $40,940 3.4 %
27-4012 Broadcast Technicians 1,160 $17.01 $20.78 $43,230 9.0 %
27-4014 Sound Engineering Technicians 590 $21.78 $22.97 $47,780 9.4 %
27-4021 Photographers 1,710 $17.71 $25.88 $53,830 14.6 %
27-4031 Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Motion Picture 400 $17.91 $21.33 $44,360 4.9 %
27-4032 Film and Video Editors 560 $26.15 $31.70 $65,930 7.7 %
27-4099 Media and Communication Equipment Workers, All Other 160 $34.74 $35.35 $73,520 7.0 %
Healthcare Practitioner and Technical Occupations
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 198,800 $29.53 $34.11 $70,940 1.8 %
29-1011 Chiropractors 1,110 $37.88 $41.46 $86,230 12.7 %
29-1021 Dentists, General 3,240 $68.92 $71.23 $148,150 7.0 %
29-1023 Orthodontists (8) (5) $104.56 $217,480 15.6 %
29-1031 Dietitians and Nutritionists 1,270 $25.50 $25.41 $52,850 2.3 %
29-1041 Optometrists 1,240 $44.19 $49.78 $103,540 8.3 %
29-1051 Pharmacists 6,100 $50.25 $48.42 $100,710 1.9 %
29-1061 Anesthesiologists 1,350 (5) $94.64 $196,860 18.2 %
29-1062 Family and General Practitioners 3,410 $77.67 $80.63 $167,720 6.4 %
29-1063 Internists, General 1,440 (5) $93.61 $194,710 7.6 %
29-1064 Obstetricians and Gynecologists 610 (5) $91.01 $189,290 14.1 %
29-1065 Pediatricians, General 510 $63.81 $69.35 $144,250 12.9 %
29-1066 Psychiatrists 500 $33.35 $44.29 $92,130 18.1 %
29-1067 Surgeons 1,720 (5) $102.05 $212,270 10.3 %
29-1069 Physicians and Surgeons, All Other 8,310 $64.06 $64.63 $134,430 8.7 %
29-1071 Physician Assistants 1,110 $29.58 $28.74 $59,780 6.7 %
29-1081 Podiatrists 300 $49.31 $50.72 $105,500 13.6 %
29-1111 Registered Nurses 74,720 $32.56 $33.35 $69,370 1.3 %
29-1121 Audiologists 160 $30.56 $32.55 $67,700 3.5 %
29-1122 Occupational Therapists 2,870 $36.85 $36.30 $75,510 3.5 %
29-1123 Physical Therapists 5,200 $38.94 $39.34 $81,820 2.2 %
29-1124 Radiation Therapists 490 $36.89 $36.71 $76,350 2.9 %
29-1125 Recreational Therapists 740 $18.84 $19.79 $41,160 2.7 %
29-1126 Respiratory Therapists 2,800 $26.56 $26.74 $55,620 1.7 %
29-1127 Speech-Language Pathologists 4,220 $32.76 $33.03 $68,700 3.7 %
29-1129 Therapists, All Other 1,450 $21.90 $20.95 $43,570 8.5 %
29-1131 Veterinarians 1,270 $36.79 $44.66 $92,900 5.8 %
29-1199 Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other (8) $28.89 $29.28 $60,890 4.0 %
29-2011 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists 3,760 $25.88 $25.84 $53,740 1.6 %
29-2012 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians 3,460 $18.60 $19.75 $41,080 2.7 %
29-2021 Dental Hygienists 4,240 $32.11 $29.62 $61,610 4.7 %
29-2031 Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians 1,230 $20.24 $23.78 $49,450 2.7 %
29-2032 Diagnostic Medical Sonographers 1,060 $35.21 $35.39 $73,600 2.3 %
29-2033 Nuclear Medicine Technologists 370 $34.59 $34.43 $71,620 2.2 %
29-2034 Radiologic Technologists and Technicians 4,250 $29.04 $28.95 $60,210 1.8 %
29-2041 Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 6,720 $16.52 $21.40 $44,500 8.7 %
29-2051 Dietetic Technicians 1,040 $13.69 $14.65 $30,480 3.2 %
29-2052 Pharmacy Technicians 10,110 $13.77 $14.31 $29,760 2.2 %
29-2053 Psychiatric Technicians 2,170 $16.69 $16.76 $34,850 5.2 %
29-2054 Respiratory Therapy Technicians 370 $22.54 $22.30 $46,390 3.4 %
29-2055 Surgical Technologists 1,530 $21.06 $22.12 $46,000 2.2 %
29-2056 Veterinary Technologists and Technicians 1,950 $14.68 $15.51 $32,260 4.5 %
29-2061 Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 12,130 $21.61 $21.60 $44,930 1.2 %
29-2071 Medical Records and Health Information Technicians 4,460 $15.86 $17.10 $35,570 1.8 %
29-2081 Opticians, Dispensing 1,930 $13.73 $15.23 $31,670 7.9 %
29-2091 Orthotists and Prosthetists (8) $30.06 $29.90 $62,200 5.8 %
29-2099 Health Technologists and Technicians, All Other 5,450 $17.90 $19.42 $40,400 2.2 %
29-9011 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists 620 $31.66 $32.28 $67,140 3.3 %
29-9012 Occupational Health and Safety Technicians 100 $18.76 $21.03 $43,740 8.0 %
29-9091 Athletic Trainers 430 (4) (4) $48,090 3.3 %
29-9099 Healthcare Practitioner and Technical Workers, All Other 3,850 $20.27 $24.80 $51,590 3.9 %
Healthcare Support Occupations
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 87,980 $12.65 $13.82 $28,740 2.2 %
31-1011 Home Health Aides 18,930 $9.67 $11.14 $23,160 5.6 %
31-1012 Nursing Aides, Orderlies, and Attendants 30,420 $11.66 $12.16 $25,300 1.7 %
31-1013 Psychiatric Aides 450 $12.99 $14.26 $29,650 9.5 %
31-2011 Occupational Therapist Assistants 820 $25.61 $24.91 $51,820 3.6 %
31-2012 Occupational Therapist Aides 390 $13.29 $16.41 $34,130 4.6 %
31-2021 Physical Therapist Assistants 1,750 $24.89 $23.83 $49,560 4.6 %
31-2022 Physical Therapist Aides 1,800 $11.30 $11.80 $24,550 4.6 %
31-9011 Massage Therapists 2,030 $18.18 $20.81 $43,280 9.0 %
31-9091 Dental Assistants 7,870 $15.98 $16.71 $34,760 3.1 %
31-9092 Medical Assistants 10,000 $14.64 $15.08 $31,360 1.9 %
31-9093 Medical Equipment Preparers 1,090 $15.07 $14.98 $31,160 3.4 %
31-9094 Medical Transcriptionists 1,830 $16.49 $16.60 $34,530 5.2 %
31-9095 Pharmacy Aides 1,700 $13.18 $13.92 $28,960 8.9 %
31-9096 Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers 1,260 $11.14 $12.06 $25,080 5.0 %
31-9099 Healthcare Support Workers, All Other 7,630 $15.39 $16.80 $34,950 3.4 %
Protective Service Occupations
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 97,080 $19.11 $23.62 $49,130 9.3 %
33-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Correctional Officers 430 $32.12 $30.65 $63,740 3.6 %
33-1012 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Police and Detectives 3,960 $45.84 $45.86 $95,390 2.1 %
33-1021 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers 2,590 $52.63 $50.43 $104,890 4.9 %
33-1099 First-Line Supervisors/Managers, Protective Service Workers, All Other 1,130 $23.11 $24.71 $51,390 4.1 %
33-2011 Fire Fighters 12,040 $31.06 $27.86 $57,960 6.9 %
33-2021 Fire Inspectors and Investigators 210 $31.65 $30.49 $63,410 2.8 %
33-3012 Correctional Officers and Jailers 4,630 $26.49 $26.42 $54,950 2.6 %
33-3021 Detectives and Criminal Investigators 1,870 $38.76 $39.12 $81,380 3.2 %
33-3041 Parking Enforcement Workers 400 $18.80 $19.50 $40,560 5.3 %
33-3051 Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers 21,680 $36.39 $35.29 $73,390 3.4 %
33-9011 Animal Control Workers 280 $16.49 $17.98 $37,400 4.5 %
33-9021 Private Detectives and Investigators 1,360 $18.12 $22.93 $47,700 9.3 %
33-9031 Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators 60 $13.81 $14.44 $30,030 15.5 %
33-9032 Security Guards 37,350 $11.22 $12.25 $25,480 1.8 %
33-9091 Crossing Guards 2,340 $13.63 $15.00 $31,190 3.4 %
33-9092 Lifeguards, Ski Patrol, and Other Recreational Protective Service Workers 4,230 $8.91 $9.58 $19,920 1.7 %
33-9099 Protective Service Workers, All Other 1,250 $16.51 $19.66 $40,900 8.9 %
Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations
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 273,490 $9.01 $10.33 $21,490 0.8 %
35-1011 Chefs and Head Cooks 3,740 $16.35 $18.93 $39,380 8.2 %
35-1012 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 17,330 $15.27 $16.75 $34,830 2.4 %
35-2011 Cooks, Fast Food 14,040 $8.62 $9.03 $18,790 2.4 %
35-2012 Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria 7,180 $11.95 $12.55 $26,100 1.5 %
35-2014 Cooks, Restaurant 20,110 $10.51 $10.90 $22,680 2.3 %
35-2015 Cooks, Short Order 2,270 $9.95 $10.51 $21,870 3.1 %
35-2019 Cooks, All Other 1,240 $11.83 $12.29 $25,550 3.5 %
35-2021 Food Preparation Workers 25,440 $9.79 $10.25 $21,320 2.3 %
35-3011 Bartenders 12,550 $9.02 $10.44 $21,710 2.9 %
35-3021 Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food 67,510 $8.59 $8.85 $18,400 1.0 %
35-3022 Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop 12,760 $8.61 $9.11 $18,960 2.5 %
35-3031 Waiters and Waitresses 45,170 $8.56 $10.22 $21,250 2.5 %
35-3041 Food Servers, Nonrestaurant 5,690 $9.13 $10.08 $20,970 2.5 %
35-9011 Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers 13,930 $8.83 $9.45 $19,660 1.5 %
35-9021 Dishwashers 11,110 $8.55 $8.80 $18,300 0.9 %
35-9031 Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop 8,030 $9.40 $9.91 $20,620 1.7 %
35-9099 Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other 5,360 $9.01 $10.50 $21,830 3.3 %
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations
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 116,400 $11.45 $13.02 $27,080 1.8 %
37-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Housekeeping and Janitorial Workers 5,180 $19.40 $21.16 $44,010 2.6 %
37-1012 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers 2,130 $20.39 $22.89 $47,610 4.8 %
37-2011 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 63,640 $11.29 $12.62 $26,240 2.6 %
37-2012 Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 21,940 $9.70 $10.73 $22,310 1.6 %
37-2021 Pest Control Workers 870 $17.62 $17.99 $37,410 18.0 %
37-3011 Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers 20,780 $12.23 $12.87 $26,760 2.4 %
37-3012 Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation 620 $19.04 $20.33 $42,290 25.7 %
37-3013 Tree Trimmers and Pruners (8) $17.41 $20.40 $42,420 16.1 %
37-3019 Grounds Maintenance Workers, All Other (8) $12.94 $16.85 $35,040 7.3 %
Personal Care and Service Occupations
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 97,710 $10.32 $12.58 $26,170 2.4 %
39-1011 Gaming Supervisors 220 $24.47 $24.72 $51,430 5.4 %
39-1021 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Personal Service Workers 2,700 $18.09 $19.21 $39,960 2.8 %
39-2011 Animal Trainers 430 $13.41 $14.14 $29,410 7.6 %
39-2021 Nonfarm Animal Caretakers 4,730 $9.76 $10.64 $22,140 2.8 %
39-3011 Gaming Dealers 640 $10.13 $11.60 $24,130 8.8 %
39-3021 Motion Picture Projectionists 200 $10.68 $11.69 $24,310 7.2 %
39-3031 Ushers, Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers 4,050 $8.91 $9.75 $20,280 2.6 %
39-3091 Amusement and Recreation Attendants 6,680 $8.83 $9.98 $20,760 2.2 %
39-3092 Costume Attendants 80 $35.24 $30.45 $63,340 7.7 %
39-3093 Locker Room, Coatroom, and Dressing Room Attendants 1,580 $10.21 $10.54 $21,920 1.8 %
39-3099 Entertainment attendants and related workers, all other 370 $9.12 $9.78 $20,330 1.6 %
39-4021 Funeral Attendants (8) $11.66 $11.50 $23,920 3.6 %
39-5011 Barbers (8) $11.68 $11.62 $24,170 3.6 %
39-5012 Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists 10,730 $11.52 $13.31 $27,690 5.1 %
39-5091 Makeup Artists, Theatrical and Performance 80 $13.95 $16.89 $35,130 15.6 %
39-5092 Manicurists and Pedicurists 2,310 $10.93 $11.36 $23,630 4.2 %
39-5093 Shampooers 1,140 $9.03 $9.62 $20,010 4.1 %
39-5094 Skin Care Specialists 1,420 $17.75 $15.99 $33,260 6.8 %
39-6011 Baggage Porters and Bellhops 1,570 $9.99 $11.52 $23,960 4.6 %
39-6012 Concierges 860 $14.26 $14.54 $30,250 3.7 %
39-6021 Tour Guides and Escorts 1,010 (8) (8) (8) (8)
39-6022 Travel Guides (8) $15.55 $16.66 $34,660 8.7 %
39-6031 Flight Attendants (8) (4) (4) $36,070 5.8 %
39-6032 Transportation Attendants, Except Flight Attendants and Baggage Porters 2,240 $9.21 $9.45 $19,660 3.8 %
39-9011 Child Care Workers 9,520 $10.25 $11.06 $23,010 2.6 %
39-9021 Personal and Home Care Aides 13,990 $9.11 $9.62 $20,010 2.4 %
39-9031 Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors 8,280 $15.11 $17.95 $37,350 6.7 %
39-9032 Recreation Workers 8,850 $9.93 $11.79 $24,510 2.1 %
39-9041 Residential Advisors 620 $14.44 $15.02 $31,240 3.5 %
39-9099 Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other 4,190 $9.47 $10.25 $21,330 2.7 %
Sales and Related Occupations
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 379,150 $12.28 $19.54 $40,640 1.8 %
41-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Retail Sales Workers 27,930 $17.43 $19.77 $41,130 3.4 %
41-1012 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Non-Retail Sales Workers 7,300 $31.64 $39.28 $81,710 3.7 %
41-2011 Cashiers 81,060 $8.82 $9.37 $19,490 0.7 %
41-2012 Gaming Change Persons and Booth Cashiers 140 (8) (8) (8) (8)
41-2021 Counter and Rental Clerks 10,170 $9.53 $11.22 $23,350 2.8 %
41-2022 Parts Salespersons 4,320 $14.64 $15.85 $32,970 4.8 %
41-2031 Retail Salespersons 116,780 $9.84 $11.97 $24,900 1.9 %
41-3011 Advertising Sales Agents 4,200 $27.30 $30.91 $64,280 5.8 %
41-3021 Insurance Sales Agents 10,260 $25.40 $32.27 $67,130 9.8 %
41-3031 Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents 15,790 $35.16 $45.46 $94,560 5.0 %
41-3041 Travel Agents 3,650 $16.86 $16.90 $35,160 2.6 %
41-3099 Sales Representatives, Services, All Other 17,250 $25.93 $33.81 $70,330 6.3 %
41-4011 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products 14,130 $30.82 $33.40 $69,470 2.5 %
41-4012 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 44,780 $26.50 $32.79 $68,210 2.9 %
41-9011 Demonstrators and Product Promoters 2,720 $14.66 $18.12 $37,680 4.3 %
41-9021 Real Estate Brokers 1,550 $22.55 $29.45 $61,260 15.0 %
41-9022 Real Estate Sales Agents 3,170 $21.69 $23.40 $48,660 6.1 %
41-9031 Sales Engineers 2,040 $37.41 $40.97 $85,220 5.6 %
41-9041 Telemarketers 6,120 $11.41 $13.73 $28,560 3.9 %
41-9091 Door-to-Door Sales Workers, News and Street Vendors, and Related Workers 420 $8.89 $10.17 $21,150 9.4 %
41-9099 Sales and Related Workers, All Other 5,350 $15.65 $22.65 $47,100 11.5 %
Office and Administrative Support Occupations
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 612,900 $15.76 $17.20 $35,780 0.5 %
43-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Office and Administrative Support Workers 33,320 $25.15 $27.06 $56,290 1.0 %
43-2011 Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service 4,670 $12.68 $13.25 $27,570 2.4 %
43-2021 Telephone Operators 370 $17.40 $18.31 $38,090 5.2 %
43-2099 Communications Equipment Operators, All Other 100 $15.63 $17.02 $35,400 5.4 %
43-3011 Bill and Account Collectors 11,320 $16.05 $16.67 $34,680 1.9 %
43-3021 Billing and Posting Clerks and Machine Operators 13,040 $16.00 $17.07 $35,500 1.8 %
43-3031 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 38,970 $17.43 $17.92 $37,280 0.8 %
43-3041 Gaming Cage Workers 230 $12.62 $12.87 $26,770 2.1 %
43-3051 Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks 6,800 $18.52 $19.21 $39,960 1.5 %
43-3061 Procurement Clerks 1,470 $17.99 $18.72 $38,930 1.6 %
43-3071 Tellers 16,000 $12.39 $12.61 $26,240 1.2 %
43-4011 Brokerage Clerks 3,700 $20.54 $21.99 $45,750 1.6 %
43-4021 Correspondence Clerks 370 $15.30 $15.76 $32,780 2.7 %
43-4031 Court, Municipal, and License Clerks 760 $16.72 $18.07 $37,570 4.9 %
43-4041 Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks 1,530 $14.21 $16.30 $33,900 5.6 %
43-4051 Customer Service Representatives 65,000 $16.32 $17.52 $36,440 1.1 %
43-4061 Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs 680 $22.84 $22.23 $46,230 4.8 %
43-4071 File Clerks 5,210 $12.07 $13.24 $27,550 1.9 %
43-4081 Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks 3,340 $10.74 $11.15 $23,190 2.6 %
43-4111 Interviewers, Except Eligibility and Loan 3,050 $12.42 $14.26 $29,650 4.8 %
43-4121 Library Assistants, Clerical 5,840 $10.99 $12.40 $25,800 3.3 %
43-4131 Loan Interviewers and Clerks 6,660 $18.38 $19.28 $40,100 3.5 %
43-4141 New Accounts Clerks 3,940 $16.20 $16.66 $34,650 2.6 %
43-4151 Order Clerks 5,490 $15.51 $15.93 $33,130 1.5 %
43-4161 Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping 3,510 $18.87 $19.41 $40,380 1.1 %
43-4171 Receptionists and Information Clerks 30,300 $13.06 $13.50 $28,080 1.4 %
43-4181 Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks 4,930 $20.59 $19.12 $39,770 4.7 %
43-4199 Information and Record Clerks, All Other 3,160 $18.31 $18.59 $38,670 3.7 %
43-5011 Cargo and Freight Agents 6,500 $18.52 $19.43 $40,410 4.2 %
43-5021 Couriers and Messengers 3,000 $11.26 $12.25 $25,480 2.9 %
43-5031 Police, Fire, and Ambulance Dispatchers 2,100 $23.99 $24.08 $50,090 5.9 %
43-5032 Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance 5,030 $18.28 $20.84 $43,340 3.6 %
43-5041 Meter Readers, Utilities 520 $20.00 $20.49 $42,610 4.1 %
43-5051 Postal Service Clerks 1,810 $25.26 $25.34 $52,710 3.4 %
43-5052 Postal Service Mail Carriers 9,500 $25.80 $24.41 $50,770 3.0 %
43-5053 Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and Processing Machine Operators 7,280 $25.25 $24.20 $50,340 3.9 %
43-5061 Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks 7,390 $21.74 $21.94 $45,630 1.9 %
43-5071 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks 23,230 $13.78 $14.75 $30,680 1.5 %
43-5081 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 52,540 $9.60 $11.04 $22,970 1.1 %
43-5111 Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping 1,160 $14.45 $15.33 $31,880 2.2 %
43-6011 Executive Secretaries and Administrative Assistants 44,260 $21.84 $22.89 $47,610 0.9 %
43-6012 Legal Secretaries 10,320 $21.49 $22.39 $46,570 2.0 %
43-6013 Medical Secretaries 8,020 $16.31 $17.76 $36,940 3.3 %
43-6014 Secretaries, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 37,130 $15.56 $16.43 $34,180 1.5 %
43-9011 Computer Operators 2,380 $21.06 $20.86 $43,400 3.0 %
43-9021 Data Entry Keyers 9,100 $12.71 $13.51 $28,090 2.6 %
43-9022 Word Processors and Typists 1,320 $17.46 $18.81 $39,130 3.9 %
43-9031 Desktop Publishers 940 $16.81 $18.96 $39,430 10.3 %
43-9041 Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks 5,120 $17.24 $18.27 $38,010 3.9 %
43-9051 Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service 4,730 $12.55 $13.30 $27,660 3.3 %
43-9061 Office Clerks, General 74,200 $13.43 $14.11 $29,350 0.9 %
43-9071 Office Machine Operators, Except Computer 1,670 $13.12 $14.00 $29,130 3.1 %
43-9081 Proofreaders and Copy Markers 600 $18.81 $19.48 $40,520 3.9 %
43-9199 Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other 18,950 $16.85 $17.91 $37,240 2.3 %
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations
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 2,350 $11.15 $14.06 $29,250 5.7 %
45-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers 220 $19.62 $23.07 $47,980 10.6 %
45-2011 Agricultural Inspectors 270 $16.02 $18.75 $38,990 2.0 %
45-2041 Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products 570 $8.94 $9.40 $19,550 5.5 %
45-2091 Agricultural Equipment Operators 180 $19.16 $18.36 $38,190 8.5 %
45-2092 Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse 740 $9.51 $11.21 $23,320 9.8 %
45-2093 Farmworkers, Farm and Ranch Animals 190 $12.27 $13.86 $28,820 10.6 %
45-4011 Forest and Conservation Workers 170 $16.78 $18.43 $38,330 10.3 %
Construction and Extraction Occupations
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 135,110 $31.73 $29.19 $60,720 1.7 %
47-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 7,220 $38.80 $39.28 $81,690 2.7 %
47-2011 Boilermakers 770 $34.35 $32.70 $68,020 4.5 %
47-2021 Brickmasons and Blockmasons 3,670 $36.40 $34.66 $72,100 2.0 %
47-2022 Stonemasons (8) $21.18 $23.38 $48,640 24.7 %
47-2031 Carpenters 21,700 $32.46 $29.66 $61,690 2.5 %
47-2041 Carpet Installers 1,320 $31.17 $29.65 $61,680 4.4 %
47-2042 Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles (8) $20.30 $25.88 $53,840 19.1 %
47-2043 Floor Sanders and Finishers 240 $15.04 $20.42 $42,480 21.8 %
47-2044 Tile and Marble Setters 1,040 $33.26 $31.36 $65,240 4.0 %
47-2051 Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers 3,800 $32.67 $29.50 $61,370 5.6 %
47-2061 Construction Laborers 29,010 $19.88 $22.06 $45,890 6.0 %
47-2071 Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators 500 $26.52 $26.73 $55,600 7.6 %
47-2073 Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators 6,160 $38.55 $34.52 $71,800 6.0 %
47-2081 Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers 1,060 $32.11 $29.07 $60,460 6.7 %
47-2082 Tapers 890 $35.05 $32.21 $66,990 3.6 %
47-2111 Electricians 17,220 $36.01 $34.28 $71,300 2.0 %
47-2121 Glaziers 1,200 $32.18 $28.84 $59,980 7.0 %
47-2131 Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, and Wall 1,140 $33.29 $27.66 $57,540 18.0 %
47-2132 Insulation Workers, Mechanical (8) $22.62 $23.17 $48,190 8.5 %
47-2141 Painters, Construction and Maintenance 5,580 $22.87 $25.32 $52,670 5.3 %
47-2142 Paperhangers 230 (8) (8) (8) (8)
47-2151 Pipelayers (8) $31.59 $30.80 $64,070 4.8 %
47-2152 Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 12,080 $35.54 $34.23 $71,200 2.5 %
47-2161 Plasterers and Stucco Masons 130 $34.81 $30.84 $64,150 10.0 %
47-2171 Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers 800 $31.34 $32.92 $68,480 9.6 %
47-2181 Roofers 2,950 $17.34 $19.36 $40,280 4.7 %
47-2211 Sheet Metal Workers 3,930 $35.14 $31.72 $65,980 3.3 %
47-2221 Structural Iron and Steel Workers 1,150 $37.09 $34.87 $72,530 5.3 %
47-3011 Helpers--Brickmasons, Blockmasons, Stonemasons, and Tile and Marble Setters 370 $29.47 $26.16 $54,410 13.6 %
47-3012 Helpers--Carpenters 1,080 $14.76 $18.24 $37,950 8.4 %
47-3013 Helpers--Electricians 270 $17.34 $18.68 $38,860 14.9 %
47-3014 Helpers--Painters, Paperhangers, Plasterers, and Stucco Masons (8) $15.05 $15.69 $32,630 7.6 %
47-3015 Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 820 $15.10 $15.73 $32,720 3.8 %
47-3016 Helpers--Roofers 160 $13.78 $13.58 $28,240 6.2 %
47-3019 Helpers, Construction Trades, All Other 210 (8) (8) (8) (8)
47-4011 Construction and Building Inspectors 1,480 $30.08 $30.88 $64,230 7.0 %
47-4021 Elevator Installers and Repairers 380 $38.19 $39.75 $82,690 7.2 %
47-4041 Hazardous Materials Removal Workers 240 $35.36 $31.52 $65,560 7.0 %
47-4051 Highway Maintenance Workers 2,200 $25.38 $24.93 $51,850 3.1 %
47-4061 Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment Operators 250 $15.50 $15.59 $32,430 2.6 %
47-4071 Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners 510 $18.58 $21.33 $44,370 12.9 %
47-4099 Construction and Related Workers, All Other 510 $27.36 $27.64 $57,480 5.3 %
47-5021 Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas (8) $15.88 $20.92 $43,510 8.5 %
47-5081 Helpers--Extraction Workers 110 $13.69 $14.42 $29,990 8.2 %
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations
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 114,550 $22.18 $23.32 $48,500 1.1 %
49-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers 8,930 $32.97 $34.21 $71,160 2.0 %
49-2011 Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairers 1,810 $21.14 $21.12 $43,930 4.1 %
49-2021 Radio Mechanics (8) $17.57 $17.60 $36,610 7.5 %
49-2022 Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers 7,580 $28.69 $27.64 $57,490 2.1 %
49-2091 Avionics Technicians 220 $27.70 $25.91 $53,890 8.1 %
49-2092 Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related Repairers 670 $22.69 $24.91 $51,820 8.6 %
49-2093 Electrical and Electronics Installers and Repairers, Transportation Equipment 80 $18.54 $20.34 $42,320 9.4 %
49-2094 Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment 1,260 $31.16 $31.58 $65,680 10.0 %
49-2095 Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay 270 $28.65 $28.68 $59,650 7.2 %
49-2096 Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor Vehicles 290 $14.78 $15.61 $32,470 6.0 %
49-2097 Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers and Repairers 720 $15.47 $16.57 $34,470 5.0 %
49-2098 Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers 1,710 $26.45 $27.32 $56,830 6.9 %
49-3011 Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians 1,770 $30.13 $29.85 $62,090 5.2 %
49-3021 Automotive Body and Related Repairers 3,490 $22.45 $22.67 $47,150 4.5 %
49-3022 Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers (8) $9.60 $12.43 $25,860 14.1 %
49-3023 Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 17,590 $18.73 $20.48 $42,600 3.2 %
49-3031 Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists 3,950 $22.32 $22.70 $47,210 1.7 %
49-3041 Farm Equipment Mechanics 240 $16.61 $17.82 $37,060 8.0 %
49-3042 Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines 2,660 $24.71 $27.03 $56,220 7.5 %
49-3043 Rail Car Repairers 770 $18.47 $19.71 $40,990 10.1 %
49-3051 Motorboat Mechanics (8) $25.84 $23.63 $49,140 13.8 %
49-3052 Motorcycle Mechanics (8) $16.78 $17.29 $35,970 5.2 %
49-3053 Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics 220 $16.20 $15.69 $32,640 12.8 %
49-3091 Bicycle Repairers (8) $9.27 $10.02 $20,840 9.7 %
49-3092 Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians 50 $21.14 $21.92 $45,590 7.6 %
49-3093 Tire Repairers and Changers 2,400 $11.32 $11.30 $23,510 5.7 %
49-9011 Mechanical Door Repairers 140 $21.42 $23.11 $48,070 13.3 %
49-9012 Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door 320 $32.26 $34.89 $72,560 9.2 %
49-9021 Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers 3,050 $27.33 $28.18 $58,620 4.4 %
49-9031 Home Appliance Repairers 580 $17.13 $17.84 $37,100 9.4 %
49-9041 Industrial Machinery Mechanics 4,740 $24.35 $25.87 $53,810 3.5 %
49-9042 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 31,570 $19.86 $21.05 $43,780 1.3 %
49-9043 Maintenance Workers, Machinery 2,710 $23.90 $24.15 $50,230 2.5 %
49-9044 Millwrights 870 $29.04 $28.85 $60,020 4.5 %
49-9051 Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers 1,140 $30.95 $31.31 $65,120 4.2 %
49-9052 Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers 2,310 $23.70 $22.22 $46,220 3.9 %
49-9061 Camera and Photographic Equipment Repairers 100 $18.32 $18.46 $38,400 12.0 %
49-9062 Medical Equipment Repairers (8) $19.26 $19.83 $41,250 6.0 %
49-9063 Musical Instrument Repairers and Tuners 290 $20.58 $22.67 $47,150 13.6 %
49-9069 Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers, All Other (8) $17.47 $17.70 $36,820 2.9 %
49-9091 Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and Repairers 750 $18.93 $17.79 $37,010 4.1 %
49-9094 Locksmiths and Safe Repairers 370 (8) (8) (8) (8)
49-9096 Riggers 320 $29.08 $28.60 $59,480 5.9 %
49-9098 Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers 2,020 $13.44 $14.69 $30,560 6.3 %
49-9099 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, All Other 3,940 $22.01 $22.38 $46,560 7.7 %
Production Occupations
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 271,700 $13.87 $15.99 $33,250 1.0 %
51-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Production and Operating Workers 18,610 $26.89 $28.31 $58,890 3.5 %
51-2021 Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers 1,490 $12.36 $13.78 $28,660 3.1 %
51-2022 Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers 6,790 $11.17 $12.57 $26,150 4.0 %
51-2023 Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers 1,340 $15.96 $16.38 $34,080 4.5 %
51-2031 Engine and Other Machine Assemblers 660 $13.92 $15.11 $31,420 4.3 %
51-2041 Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters 1,320 $18.81 $21.13 $43,960 8.8 %
51-2091 Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators (8) $9.62 $10.61 $22,060 3.6 %
51-2092 Team Assemblers 30,680 $10.58 $12.83 $26,690 4.2 %
51-2093 Timing Device Assemblers, Adjusters, and Calibrators (8) $12.93 $14.64 $30,460 4.2 %
51-2099 Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other 8,500 $11.22 $12.39 $25,760 4.4 %
51-3011 Bakers 5,720 $10.42 $11.33 $23,570 2.6 %
51-3021 Butchers and Meat Cutters 5,150 $12.80 $13.66 $28,420 4.4 %
51-3022 Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers 3,030 $10.62 $11.30 $23,500 2.7 %
51-3023 Slaughterers and Meat Packers 1,980 $11.82 $11.80 $24,540 3.9 %
51-3091 Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine Operators and Tenders 910 $13.40 $14.47 $30,090 7.1 %
51-3092 Food Batchmakers 3,430 $10.92 $12.20 $25,380 3.0 %
51-3093 Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders 2,980 $11.31 $11.49 $23,910 2.4 %
51-4011 Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic 4,670 $17.25 $18.04 $37,520 2.5 %
51-4012 Numerical Tool and Process Control Programmers 670 $21.12 $20.63 $42,920 6.6 %
51-4021 Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 2,400 $15.12 $14.76 $30,690 3.6 %
51-4022 Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 1,000 $18.39 $20.92 $43,510 10.1 %
51-4023 Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 880 $15.72 $16.76 $34,870 3.4 %
51-4031 Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 7,380 $14.09 $15.20 $31,620 3.6 %
51-4032 Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 1,600 $13.64 $14.04 $29,210 4.7 %
51-4033 Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 2,710 $14.69 $15.27 $31,760 3.1 %
51-4034 Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 2,720 $16.07 $16.43 $34,160 3.2 %
51-4035 Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 1,220 $17.96 $19.64 $40,860 6.5 %
51-4041 Machinists 15,900 $17.76 $18.47 $38,420 2.7 %
51-4051 Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders 310 $19.55 $23.86 $49,630 15.4 %
51-4052 Pourers and Casters, Metal 140 $12.87 $12.98 $27,010 5.9 %
51-4061 Model Makers, Metal and Plastic 430 $26.63 $28.24 $58,740 11.0 %
51-4062 Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic 60 $17.23 $19.29 $40,120 18.3 %
51-4071 Foundry Mold and Coremakers 190 $13.42 $14.00 $29,130 4.8 %
51-4072 Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 3,580 $13.58 $14.91 $31,010 4.8 %
51-4081 Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 2,440 $16.91 $17.11 $35,580 3.7 %
51-4111 Tool and Die Makers 2,770 $24.89 $24.61 $51,180 3.4 %
51-4121 Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers 6,970 $15.55 $17.09 $35,540 3.0 %
51-4122 Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 790 $13.97 $15.93 $33,140 6.5 %
51-4191 Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 690 $13.55 $13.91 $28,940 2.7 %
51-4192 Lay-Out Workers, Metal and Plastic (8) $19.03 $21.51 $44,750 15.5 %
51-4193 Plating and Coating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 1,530 $12.15 $12.99 $27,020 4.6 %
51-4194 Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners 290 $15.68 $17.00 $35,370 4.9 %
51-4199 Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other 1,230 $16.25 $16.69 $34,720 8.3 %
51-5011 Bindery Workers 2,430 $19.13 $18.38 $38,220 8.5 %
51-5012 Bookbinders (8) $19.06 $17.02 $35,410 16.8 %
51-5021 Job Printers 2,290 $21.54 $22.64 $47,100 4.4 %
51-5022 Prepress Technicians and Workers 1,940 $19.11 $19.61 $40,790 3.6 %
51-5023 Printing Machine Operators 7,010 $14.12 $15.47 $32,190 3.5 %
51-6011 Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers 5,860 $9.62 $10.69 $22,230 2.9 %
51-6021 Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials 1,150 $10.07 $10.48 $21,800 2.3 %
51-6031 Sewing Machine Operators 3,370 $10.40 $11.42 $23,750 3.3 %
51-6041 Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers 220 $12.80 $12.91 $26,850 3.7 %
51-6051 Sewers, Hand 220 $12.13 $11.95 $24,850 7.5 %
51-6052 Tailors, Dressmakers, and Custom Sewers 230 $16.46 $15.60 $32,440 13.3 %
51-6062 Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 150 $11.67 $14.57 $30,300 11.2 %
51-6063 Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders (8) $13.31 $13.31 $27,690 5.3 %
51-6064 Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 40 $10.13 $10.10 $21,000 3.9 %
51-6091 Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers (8) $16.51 $16.72 $34,770 9.4 %
51-6092 Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers (8) $17.45 $17.79 $37,000 5.5 %
51-6093 Upholsterers 640 $16.99 $17.73 $36,880 3.4 %
51-6099 Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other (8) $13.42 $12.84 $26,710 9.0 %
51-7011 Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters 1,830 $18.38 $19.21 $39,960 5.6 %
51-7021 Furniture Finishers 460 $14.87 $18.04 $37,520 7.0 %
51-7032 Patternmakers, Wood (8) $14.39 $16.51 $34,330 14.9 %
51-7041 Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood (8) $18.30 $18.91 $39,330 5.4 %
51-7042 Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing 330 $12.43 $13.82 $28,750 5.6 %
51-7099 Woodworkers, All Other (8) $12.74 $12.38 $25,760 7.1 %
51-8011 Nuclear Power Reactor Operators (8) $37.34 $37.94 $78,910 4.5 %
51-8012 Power Distributors and Dispatchers 130 $32.60 $31.31 $65,120 4.9 %
51-8013 Power Plant Operators (8) $34.86 $36.42 $75,750 3.1 %
51-8021 Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators 1,210 $31.32 $30.72 $63,900 1.4 %
51-8031 Water and Liquid Waste Treatment Plant and System Operators 960 $28.31 $27.47 $57,130 2.0 %
51-8091 Chemical Plant and System Operators 1,060 $26.52 $25.50 $53,040 5.4 %
51-8093 Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers (8) $23.54 $23.65 $49,190 6.2 %
51-8099 Plant and System Operators, All Other 160 $30.28 $29.73 $61,830 7.2 %
51-9011 Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders 700 $25.21 $24.44 $50,830 3.9 %
51-9012 Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 460 $18.57 $19.95 $41,500 10.8 %
51-9021 Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 360 $18.48 $18.20 $37,850 6.6 %
51-9022 Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand 750 $14.86 $15.04 $31,280 5.7 %
51-9023 Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 3,210 $16.54 $16.85 $35,040 2.3 %
51-9031 Cutters and Trimmers, Hand 440 $16.09 $14.76 $30,710 6.8 %
51-9032 Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 3,190 $15.97 $15.91 $33,100 4.6 %
51-9041 Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 1,280 $13.38 $14.26 $29,670 4.5 %
51-9051 Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders 90 $16.52 $16.23 $33,760 4.4 %
51-9061 Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers 11,530 $15.31 $16.66 $34,660 1.9 %
51-9071 Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers 250 $18.21 $22.04 $45,840 19.4 %
51-9081 Dental Laboratory Technicians 840 $17.53 $19.04 $39,610 11.4 %
51-9082 Medical Appliance Technicians 200 $19.45 $19.47 $40,500 3.3 %
51-9083 Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians 620 $17.04 $17.09 $35,550 5.5 %
51-9111 Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders 12,050 $11.51 $12.78 $26,580 2.2 %
51-9121 Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 2,070 $13.34 $13.99 $29,100 4.5 %
51-9122 Painters, Transportation Equipment 1,450 $18.05 $18.79 $39,090 7.2 %
51-9123 Painting, Coating, and Decorating Workers 410 (8) (8) (8) (8)
51-9131 Photographic Process Workers 830 $12.01 $13.21 $27,470 9.9 %
51-9132 Photographic Processing Machine Operators 1,100 $10.35 $12.13 $25,220 3.9 %
51-9141 Semiconductor Processors (8) $10.66 $10.50 $21,850 7.5 %
51-9191 Cementing and Gluing Machine Operators and Tenders 410 $18.86 $18.78 $39,060 5.3 %
51-9192 Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders 360 $11.43 $12.46 $25,920 4.4 %
51-9193 Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders 220 $14.74 $14.07 $29,270 7.8 %
51-9194 Etchers and Engravers 310 $16.24 $16.48 $34,280 13.9 %
51-9195 Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic 560 $15.05 $15.49 $32,220 3.8 %
51-9196 Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 3,480 $16.54 $16.63 $34,590 4.1 %
51-9198 Helpers--Production Workers 15,600 $9.31 $10.94 $22,760 3.3 %
51-9199 Production Workers, All Other 18,370 $13.59 $15.07 $31,340 2.7 %
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations
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 278,370 $13.29 $16.31 $33,920 2.9 %
53-1011 Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors 290 $21.69 $25.00 $52,000 8.7 %
53-1021 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers, Hand 6,130 $22.60 $24.09 $50,100 1.4 %
53-1031 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators 5,010 $26.27 $27.40 $56,990 2.0 %
53-2011 Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers 6,380 (4) (4) $127,420 10.6 %
53-2012 Commercial Pilots 320 (4) (4) $52,200 13.1 %
53-2021 Air Traffic Controllers 920 $69.16 $62.32 $129,630 3.5 %
53-2022 Airfield Operations Specialists 420 $14.05 $15.14 $31,490 7.7 %
53-3011 Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians 460 $11.64 $11.57 $24,070 6.7 %
53-3021 Bus Drivers, Transit and Intercity 6,180 (8) (8) (8) (8)
53-3022 Bus Drivers, School 9,230 $12.03 $12.67 $26,360 5.9 %
53-3031 Driver/Sales Workers 10,320 $12.45 $15.43 $32,100 9.3 %
53-3032 Truck Drivers, Heavy and Tractor-Trailer 34,780 $19.81 $20.83 $43,320 1.9 %
53-3033 Truck Drivers, Light or Delivery Services 21,740 $15.53 $16.88 $35,110 1.8 %
53-3041 Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs 5,410 $11.58 $12.49 $25,970 4.6 %
53-3099 Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other 7,250 $12.71 $17.88 $37,180 20.5 %
53-4099 Rail Transportation Workers, All Other 350 $23.56 $22.68 $47,180 7.1 %
53-5011 Sailors and Marine Oilers 360 $12.52 $13.57 $28,230 4.7 %
53-5021 Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels 240 $27.70 $29.44 $61,230 4.9 %
53-5031 Ship Engineers (8) $40.44 $39.59 $82,340 2.7 %
53-6021 Parking Lot Attendants 4,140 $10.03 $10.94 $22,750 3.1 %
53-6031 Service Station Attendants (8) $9.09 $9.44 $19,640 5.0 %
53-6041 Traffic Technicians 60 $18.37 $21.29 $44,280 13.2 %
53-6051 Transportation Inspectors 510 $22.62 $27.63 $57,460 13.6 %
53-7011 Conveyor Operators and Tenders 620 $16.38 $17.41 $36,220 3.2 %
53-7021 Crane and Tower Operators 830 $29.62 $29.85 $62,090 4.9 %
53-7032 Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators 540 $19.20 $20.13 $41,880 6.0 %
53-7051 Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators 18,680 $14.45 $15.26 $31,740 1.8 %
53-7061 Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment 7,720 $9.23 $10.70 $22,250 3.3 %
53-7062 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 78,240 $10.84 $12.32 $25,630 1.5 %
53-7063 Machine Feeders and Offbearers 5,630 $10.89 $12.70 $26,420 5.7 %
53-7064 Packers and Packagers, Hand 36,520 $9.19 $10.41 $21,650 1.8 %
53-7072 Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers (8) $19.68 $19.71 $41,000 5.1 %
53-7081 Refuse and Recyclable Material Collectors 2,260 $19.18 $20.07 $41,750 4.7 %
53-7121 Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders (8) $17.29 $18.10 $37,640 8.8 %
53-7199 Material Moving Workers, All Other 820 $13.91 $14.35 $29,860 2.3 %

About May 2009 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) Estimates not released.




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Illinois's metropolitan and nonmetropolitan area estimates:

May 2009 National Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2009 State Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2009 Metropolitan and Nonmetropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2009 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

List of Occupations in SOC Code Number Order

List of Occupations in Alphabetical Order

Download May 2009 Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates in Zipped Excel files

Technical notes

Last Modified Date: April 6, 2010

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