Occupational Employment Statistics

May 2010 Metropolitan and Nonmetropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area



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


These estimates are calculated with data collected from employers in all industry sectors in the West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area.

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 West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area (Note--clicking a link will scroll the page to the occupational group):

All Occupations
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
Occupation Code Occupation Title Employment (1) Employment RSE (3) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
00-0000 All Occupations 67,280 2.3 % 1000.000 1.000 $11.50 $14.33 $29,800 1.1 %
Management Occupations
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
Occupation Code Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Employment RSE (3) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
11-0000 Management Occupations 2,240 4.6 % 33.347 0.704 $29.37 $33.43 $69,540 3.1 %
11-1011 Chief Executives 150 11.0 % 2.210 1.027 $44.05 $51.43 $106,980 5.3 %
11-1021 General and Operations Managers 740 8.6 % 11.036 0.821 $31.02 $38.69 $80,470 5.8 %
11-1031 Legislators 100 17.1 % 1.526 2.952 (8) (8) (8) (8)
11-2022 Sales Managers 80 35.7 % 1.183 0.471 $41.74 $40.81 $84,880 7.1 %
11-3011 Administrative Services Managers 70 7.3 % 1.033 0.546 $22.59 $27.63 $57,460 4.3 %
11-3031 Financial Managers 180 13.6 % 2.605 0.691 $27.27 $29.24 $60,810 2.8 %
11-3051 Industrial Production Managers 110 17.3 % 1.702 1.509 $34.30 $38.97 $81,060 10.5 %
11-9031 Education Administrators, Preschool and Childcare Center/Program 40 34.5 % 0.575 1.441 $17.16 $17.09 $35,540 4.3 %
11-9032 Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School 150 8.0 % 2.258 1.291 (4) (4) $69,440 2.3 %
11-9051 Food Service Managers 50 20.0 % 0.765 0.520 $23.51 $22.92 $47,680 3.8 %
11-9111 Medical and Health Services Managers 130 12.9 % 1.886 0.847 $29.40 $31.62 $65,780 4.5 %
11-9131 Postmasters and Mail Superintendents 70 0.0 % 1.100 5.558 $26.71 $25.63 $53,300 1.1 %
11-9141 Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers 60 13.7 % 0.886 0.765 $12.81 $14.16 $29,450 13.2 %
11-9151 Social and Community Service Managers 60 25.2 % 0.837 0.913 $15.79 $18.33 $38,130 5.9 %
Business and Financial Operations Occupations
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
Occupation Code Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Employment RSE (3) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
13-0000 Business and Financial Operations Occupations 1,230 5.7 % 18.312 0.382 $20.23 $22.81 $47,450 3.4 %
13-1022 Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products 50 39.6 % 0.709 0.833 $27.33 $27.98 $58,190 13.9 %
13-1023 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products 60 17.7 % 0.829 0.387 $18.34 $19.78 $41,150 5.4 %
13-1041 Compliance Officers 90 7.4 % 1.384 0.862 $24.33 $23.70 $49,300 3.3 %
13-1051 Cost Estimators 30 24.7 % 0.507 0.351 $22.02 $21.88 $45,500 5.7 %
13-1078 Human Resources, Training, and Labor Relations Specialists, All Other* 60 18.4 % 0.917 0.279 $18.82 $19.25 $40,030 3.4 %
13-1111 Management Analysts 40 44.2 % 0.559 0.132 $32.09 $39.10 $81,330 15.5 %
13-1151 Training and Development Specialists 60 11.6 % 0.865 0.539 $14.19 $15.23 $31,670 2.9 %
13-1161 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists* 30 30.4 % 0.519 0.252 $15.11 $19.15 $39,820 4.0 %
13-1199 Business Operations Specialists, All Other* 160 10.8 % 2.424 0.310 $23.74 $27.64 $57,500 9.5 %
13-2011 Accountants and Auditors 180 25.3 % 2.656 0.315 $23.25 $25.07 $52,140 2.9 %
13-2021 Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate 60 20.0 % 0.953 1.936 $13.39 $14.63 $30,430 3.7 %
13-2072 Loan Officers 160 12.4 % 2.307 1.035 $21.64 $24.20 $50,350 3.0 %
13-2081 Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents 30 14.6 % 0.519 0.963 $14.33 $15.82 $32,900 5.2 %
13-2082 Tax Preparers 100 34.0 % 1.538 3.430 $11.04 $11.95 $24,850 6.3 %
Computer and Mathematical Occupations
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
Occupation Code Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Employment RSE (3) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
15-0000 Computer and Mathematical Occupations 310 6.1 % 4.662 0.180 $20.00 $22.11 $45,990 2.6 %
15-1131 Computer Programmers 30 40.2 % 0.505 0.192 $21.62 $26.64 $55,400 11.9 %
15-1142 Network and Computer Systems Administrators* 50 10.9 % 0.746 0.285 $19.53 $24.66 $51,280 8.3 %
15-1150 Computer Support Specialists 120 9.4 % 1.770 0.388 $15.69 $17.15 $35,680 2.7 %
Architecture and Engineering Occupations
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
Occupation Code Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Employment RSE (3) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
17-0000 Architecture and Engineering Occupations 390 13.9 % 5.862 0.323 $23.58 $25.79 $53,650 4.4 %
17-2051 Civil Engineers 40 36.9 % 0.629 0.321 $31.91 $31.93 $66,410 4.6 %
17-2112 Industrial Engineers 40 25.8 % 0.600 0.376 $31.91 $31.74 $66,030 4.0 %
17-2141 Mechanical Engineers 80 42.0 % 1.205 0.653 $22.09 $25.58 $53,200 6.5 %
Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
Occupation Code Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Employment RSE (3) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
19-0000 Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations 290 2.2 % 4.340 0.518 $22.67 $24.10 $50,120 2.4 %
19-3031 Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists 30 13.2 % 0.510 0.644 $23.01 $23.16 $48,180 7.5 %
19-4021 Biological Technicians 40 0.0 % 0.580 1.011 $19.35 $18.52 $38,520 1.4 %
19-4093 Forest and Conservation Technicians 90 0.0 % 1.382 5.439 $19.58 $19.56 $40,680 1.1 %
Community and Social Service Occupations
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
Occupation Code Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Employment RSE (3) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
21-0000 Community and Social Service Occupations 620 9.6 % 9.204 0.615 $16.15 $17.92 $37,280 3.0 %
21-1012 Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors 130 8.9 % 1.861 0.958 $25.35 $25.53 $53,090 2.6 %
21-1021 Child, Family, and School Social Workers 70 10.5 % 1.060 0.488 $15.99 $16.57 $34,460 4.8 %
21-1022 Healthcare Social Workers 50 32.5 % 0.794 0.705 $20.64 $21.00 $43,680 6.2 %
21-1023 Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers (8) (8) (8) (8) $17.03 $18.34 $38,160 7.0 %
21-1092 Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists 50 4.6 % 0.816 1.154 $15.68 $15.66 $32,570 2.0 %
21-1093 Social and Human Service Assistants 140 22.3 % 2.091 0.743 $11.30 $11.53 $23,980 4.2 %
Legal Occupations
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
Occupation Code Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Employment RSE (3) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
23-0000 Legal Occupations 250 46.1 % 3.708 0.475 $14.77 $21.30 $44,310 11.1 %
23-1011 Lawyers 60 31.0 % 0.880 0.199 $36.61 $35.43 $73,690 5.9 %
23-2011 Paralegals and Legal Assistants* (8) (8) (8) (8) $15.04 $15.00 $31,210 5.6 %
23-2093 Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers (8) (8) (8) (8) $13.07 $13.31 $27,690 4.4 %
Education, Training, and Library Occupations
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
Occupation Code Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Employment RSE (3) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
25-0000 Education, Training, and Library Occupations 4,590 7.1 % 68.239 1.025 $17.92 $17.50 $36,410 1.6 %
25-1011 Business Teachers, Postsecondary 30 28.5 % 0.447 0.719 (4) (4) $45,940 4.6 %
25-1022 Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary 30 17.6 % 0.453 1.108 (4) (4) $43,170 3.1 %
25-1123 English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary 30 38.8 % 0.452 0.822 (4) (4) $45,000 4.6 %
25-2011 Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education 290 23.3 % 4.252 1.463 $9.70 $11.49 $23,890 3.9 %
25-2012 Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education 160 8.2 % 2.449 1.796 (4) (4) $40,740 1.5 %
25-2021 Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education 890 6.5 % 13.284 1.136 (4) (4) $40,770 1.3 %
25-2022 Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education 490 5.5 % 7.217 1.400 (4) (4) $40,690 1.5 %
25-2031 Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education 850 5.6 % 12.626 1.524 (4) (4) $42,730 1.2 %
25-2032 Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School 120 9.8 % 1.772 2.456 (4) (4) $45,400 1.5 %
25-2041 Special Education Teachers, Preschool, Kindergarten, and Elementary School* 110 15.2 % 1.583 0.887 (4) (4) $40,940 2.2 %
25-2053 Special Education Teachers, Middle School 40 2.9 % 0.528 0.668 (4) (4) $42,570 1.8 %
25-2054 Special Education Teachers, Secondary School 90 10.3 % 1.364 1.226 (4) (4) $41,950 1.7 %
25-3999 Teachers and Instructors, All Other* 170 31.1 % 2.597 0.465 (4) (4) $27,040 5.7 %
25-4021 Librarians 100 5.3 % 1.491 1.278 $23.38 $24.24 $50,430 2.2 %
25-4031 Library Technicians 60 24.8 % 0.866 1.008 $9.27 $10.13 $21,070 3.8 %
25-9031 Instructional Coordinators 60 26.0 % 0.942 0.930 $28.44 $26.75 $55,640 4.4 %
25-9041 Teacher Assistants 770 10.7 % 11.480 1.168 (4) (4) $18,550 2.6 %
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
Occupation Code Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Employment RSE (3) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
27-0000 Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations 350 8.7 % 5.275 0.391 $11.37 $13.69 $28,480 4.2 %
27-1023 Floral Designers 40 33.0 % 0.554 1.472 $8.89 $9.25 $19,230 4.8 %
27-2022 Coaches and Scouts (8) (8) (8) (8) (4) (4) $39,550 3.8 %
27-3011 Radio and Television Announcers 30 17.4 % 0.514 2.009 $12.60 $14.09 $29,300 9.2 %
27-3022 Reporters and Correspondents 40 45.2 % 0.563 1.586 $10.89 $10.89 $22,660 4.5 %
27-3031 Public Relations Specialists 90 25.9 % 1.272 0.717 $13.41 $14.22 $29,570 12.9 %
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
Occupation Code Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Employment RSE (3) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
29-0000 Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations 4,060 10.6 % 60.365 1.044 $18.19 $22.95 $47,730 2.7 %
29-1051 Pharmacists 130 17.0 % 1.902 0.902 $52.43 $49.89 $103,780 3.8 %
29-1062 Family and General Practitioners 50 25.7 % 0.794 1.032 (5) $93.27 $194,010 12.0 %
29-1069 Physicians and Surgeons, All Other 30 45.9 % 0.519 0.225 (5) $102.05 $212,260 16.5 %
29-1111 Registered Nurses* 1,360 17.1 % 20.277 0.971 $21.52 $23.16 $48,170 3.3 %
29-1122 Occupational Therapists (8) (8) (8) (8) $39.55 $39.47 $82,100 12.1 %
29-1123 Physical Therapists 50 13.2 % 0.795 0.560 $36.70 $37.42 $77,840 4.8 %
29-1126 Respiratory Therapists 70 13.9 % 1.052 1.224 $20.59 $20.97 $43,610 2.0 %
29-2011 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists 60 25.1 % 0.960 0.742 $21.24 $22.14 $46,050 3.5 %
29-2012 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians 70 23.8 % 0.975 0.792 $14.33 $14.61 $30,390 2.4 %
29-2021 Dental Hygienists (8) (8) (8) (8) $32.40 $32.43 $67,450 9.2 %
29-2037 Radiologic Technologists and Technicians* 140 13.4 % 2.103 1.233 $16.31 $16.93 $35,220 3.0 %
29-2041 Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 200 27.5 % 2.968 1.701 $15.74 $16.19 $33,680 5.6 %
29-2052 Pharmacy Technicians 190 20.9 % 2.855 1.088 $11.34 $11.89 $24,740 2.5 %
29-2055 Surgical Technologists (8) (8) (8) (8) $17.24 $18.89 $39,290 6.0 %
29-2061 Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 1,000 10.9 % 14.921 2.597 $15.62 $15.46 $32,160 1.5 %
29-2071 Medical Records and Health Information Technicians 90 14.3 % 1.284 0.927 $12.00 $12.11 $25,190 3.1 %
29-2081 Opticians, Dispensing (8) (8) (8) (8) $12.18 $12.50 $26,010 2.9 %
29-2799 Health Technologists and Technicians, All Other* (8) (8) (8) (8) $11.11 $11.84 $24,620 3.4 %
Healthcare Support Occupations
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
Occupation Code Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Employment RSE (3) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
31-0000 Healthcare Support Occupations 2,940 7.5 % 43.739 1.403 $9.40 $9.87 $20,520 2.1 %
31-1011 Home Health Aides 990 13.7 % 14.662 1.896 $8.15 $8.70 $18,100 3.1 %
31-1012 Nursing Aides, Orderlies, and Attendants* 1,390 14.7 % 20.664 1.810 $9.55 $9.57 $19,910 1.3 %
31-2021 Physical Therapist Assistants 40 15.3 % 0.664 1.280 $22.81 $22.89 $47,620 7.4 %
31-2022 Physical Therapist Aides 40 42.6 % 0.611 1.692 $9.42 $10.42 $21,670 11.8 %
31-9091 Dental Assistants 230 4.2 % 3.444 1.489 $11.32 $11.35 $23,600 5.3 %
31-9092 Medical Assistants 50 18.0 % 0.696 0.169 $10.39 $10.78 $22,420 4.7 %
31-9094 Medical Transcriptionists 40 25.1 % 0.563 0.908 $11.00 $11.67 $24,280 7.4 %
31-9096 Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers (8) (8) (8) (8) $11.05 $11.02 $22,920 5.2 %
31-9799 Healthcare Support Workers, All Other* 80 24.6 % 1.128 0.739 $11.16 $12.24 $25,460 3.1 %
Protective Service Occupations
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
Occupation Code Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Employment RSE (3) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
33-0000 Protective Service Occupations 890 6.7 % 13.298 0.530 $13.69 $14.55 $30,260 1.8 %
33-1012 First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives 40 12.2 % 0.606 0.754 $18.14 $19.48 $40,520 2.9 %
33-2011 Firefighters 60 13.9 % 0.862 0.362 $13.00 $12.73 $26,490 2.3 %
33-3012 Correctional Officers and Jailers 180 7.4 % 2.634 0.732 $11.82 $11.75 $24,430 2.8 %
33-3051 Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers 330 10.9 % 4.844 0.956 $15.63 $16.03 $33,330 2.1 %
33-9032 Security Guards 100 19.9 % 1.529 0.193 $9.15 $10.41 $21,660 4.7 %
Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
Occupation Code Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Employment RSE (3) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
35-0000 Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations 5,780 5.5 % 85.914 0.990 $8.25 $8.72 $18,140 1.4 %
35-1012 First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 530 15.8 % 7.870 1.293 $11.61 $12.22 $25,410 3.7 %
35-2011 Cooks, Fast Food 690 19.9 % 10.218 2.472 $8.08 $8.15 $16,950 2.4 %
35-2012 Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria 470 8.8 % 7.035 2.306 $8.77 $9.14 $19,000 2.0 %
35-2014 Cooks, Restaurant 410 34.7 % 6.165 0.869 $7.76 $8.69 $18,080 4.5 %
35-2019 Cooks, All Other 30 44.4 % 0.516 3.370 $10.19 $10.17 $21,150 4.3 %
35-2021 Food Preparation Workers 460 39.4 % 6.785 1.074 $8.43 $8.49 $17,660 3.0 %
35-3011 Bartenders (8) (8) (8) (8) $7.64 $7.77 $16,160 3.3 %
35-3021 Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food 1,120 15.4 % 16.576 0.783 $8.03 $8.12 $16,900 2.1 %
35-3022 Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop 140 26.1 % 2.041 0.581 $8.39 $8.30 $17,260 2.6 %
35-3031 Waiters and Waitresses 1,040 29.9 % 15.445 0.875 $7.86 $8.09 $16,830 2.7 %
35-3041 Food Servers, Nonrestaurant 190 35.8 % 2.793 1.729 $8.44 $8.37 $17,410 3.3 %
35-9011 Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers (8) (8) (8) (8) $8.47 $8.64 $17,970 5.6 %
35-9021 Dishwashers 110 32.3 % 1.678 0.422 $8.42 $8.92 $18,560 4.4 %
35-9031 Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop (8) (8) (8) (8) $7.71 $8.24 $17,150 5.2 %
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
Occupation Code Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Employment RSE (3) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
37-0000 Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 1,730 4.3 % 25.680 0.782 $9.10 $10.17 $21,160 2.1 %
37-1011 First-Line Supervisors of Housekeeping and Janitorial Workers 70 10.6 % 1.112 0.819 $13.76 $13.96 $29,040 3.8 %
37-1012 First-Line Supervisors of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers 40 17.6 % 0.606 0.765 $17.34 $17.51 $36,420 7.6 %
37-2011 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 740 5.1 % 10.946 0.676 $9.31 $9.95 $20,710 1.8 %
37-2012 Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 580 8.1 % 8.551 1.255 $8.41 $8.50 $17,680 1.8 %
37-3011 Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers 250 12.1 % 3.717 0.570 $10.18 $10.38 $21,600 2.9 %
Personal Care and Service Occupations
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
Occupation Code Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Employment RSE (3) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
39-0000 Personal Care and Service Occupations 1,480 8.0 % 22.022 0.817 $8.39 $9.09 $18,910 3.3 %
39-1021 First-Line Supervisors of Personal Service Workers 30 30.5 % 0.464 0.447 $11.22 $11.32 $23,540 4.7 %
39-2021 Nonfarm Animal Caretakers 80 26.8 % 1.198 1.127 $8.47 $8.51 $17,690 3.1 %
39-4831 Funeral Service Managers, Directors, Morticians, and Undertakers 30 39.4 % 0.453 2.111 $19.98 $21.41 $44,530 10.8 %
39-5012 Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists 70 19.2 % 1.110 0.404 $10.52 $10.86 $22,580 8.3 %
39-7011 Tour Guides and Escorts 60 29.8 % 0.847 3.626 $9.54 $10.11 $21,030 5.5 %
39-9011 Childcare Workers 190 32.2 % 2.770 0.576 $8.09 $8.54 $17,770 2.5 %
39-9021 Personal Care Aides 820 11.6 % 12.168 2.254 $8.17 $8.16 $16,960 2.6 %
39-9032 Recreation Workers 70 16.2 % 1.036 0.449 $9.42 $10.22 $21,260 2.4 %
Sales and Related Occupations
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
Occupation Code Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Employment RSE (3) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
41-0000 Sales and Related Occupations 6,690 4.7 % 99.430 0.940 $9.66 $12.92 $26,880 3.5 %
41-1011 First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 980 9.4 % 14.510 1.573 $14.41 $15.91 $33,090 2.7 %
41-1012 First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers 100 36.0 % 1.500 0.780 $25.51 $24.43 $50,820 7.1 %
41-2011 Cashiers 2,080 11.3 % 30.903 1.171 $8.47 $8.73 $18,160 2.3 %
41-2021 Counter and Rental Clerks (8) (8) (8) (8) $8.45 $10.08 $20,970 15.0 %
41-2022 Parts Salespersons 240 19.3 % 3.638 2.293 $9.54 $10.86 $22,580 6.3 %
41-2031 Retail Salespersons 2,170 9.7 % 32.307 0.988 $9.52 $11.33 $23,560 4.2 %
41-3011 Advertising Sales Agents 70 37.6 % 0.968 0.848 $11.59 $15.36 $31,950 13.7 %
41-3021 Insurance Sales Agents 100 21.7 % 1.489 0.594 $12.08 $16.68 $34,690 17.1 %
41-3099 Sales Representatives, Services, All Other 80 33.2 % 1.193 0.285 $11.76 $14.65 $30,470 8.9 %
41-4011 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products 30 28.7 % 0.483 0.161 $28.99 $28.60 $59,480 9.6 %
41-4012 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 520 25.7 % 7.748 0.720 $21.13 $27.14 $56,450 5.4 %
41-9799 Sales and Related Workers, All Other* 60 7.7 % 0.932 0.783 $9.51 $10.28 $21,390 4.9 %
Office and Administrative Support Occupations
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
Occupation Code Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Employment RSE (3) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
43-0000 Office and Administrative Support Occupations 10,440 3.0 % 155.107 0.917 $10.98 $12.03 $25,020 1.2 %
43-1011 First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 710 8.5 % 10.625 0.993 $15.89 $16.41 $34,120 2.0 %
43-2011 Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service (8) (8) (8) (8) $9.73 $9.90 $20,590 3.0 %
43-3011 Bill and Account Collectors 70 18.7 % 1.104 0.351 $11.98 $12.37 $25,720 3.1 %
43-3021 Billing and Posting Clerks 220 19.9 % 3.286 0.864 $12.06 $12.36 $25,700 2.5 %
43-3031 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 870 9.8 % 12.898 0.979 $11.95 $12.74 $26,510 1.9 %
43-3051 Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks 70 13.5 % 1.104 0.778 $13.36 $13.34 $27,740 2.6 %
43-3061 Procurement Clerks 40 5.3 % 0.525 0.906 $12.16 $12.01 $24,980 2.2 %
43-3071 Tellers 590 11.9 % 8.760 2.001 $9.42 $9.85 $20,490 3.0 %
43-4031 Court, Municipal, and License Clerks 100 20.4 % 1.489 1.532 $11.18 $11.78 $24,490 2.2 %
43-4051 Customer Service Representatives 620 19.4 % 9.277 0.549 $10.74 $12.66 $26,340 9.7 %
43-4061 Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs 100 0.0 % 1.471 1.572 $13.60 $15.01 $31,220 1.1 %
43-4071 File Clerks 40 29.8 % 0.638 0.464 $9.34 $10.02 $20,830 4.0 %
43-4081 Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks 230 41.3 % 3.359 1.918 $8.75 $8.70 $18,090 3.5 %
43-4111 Interviewers, Except Eligibility and Loan 140 41.7 % 2.099 1.303 $10.52 $10.79 $22,440 4.0 %
43-4131 Loan Interviewers and Clerks 160 23.2 % 2.323 1.626 $12.80 $12.75 $26,520 2.0 %
43-4141 New Accounts Clerks 90 28.2 % 1.265 2.394 $13.30 $13.48 $28,030 6.1 %
43-4151 Order Clerks 50 7.0 % 0.803 0.483 $8.96 $9.96 $20,710 3.5 %
43-4161 Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping 70 12.3 % 1.026 0.869 $13.73 $14.08 $29,290 2.3 %
43-4171 Receptionists and Information Clerks 440 12.7 % 6.491 0.827 $9.30 $9.74 $20,250 2.6 %
43-4199 Information and Record Clerks, All Other 40 7.2 % 0.626 0.397 $14.44 $15.51 $32,270 1.9 %
43-5031 Police, Fire, and Ambulance Dispatchers 120 11.4 % 1.717 2.233 $11.47 $11.59 $24,110 1.9 %
43-5032 Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance 70 28.5 % 0.988 0.696 $16.48 $16.70 $34,740 6.1 %
43-5041 Meter Readers, Utilities 40 22.3 % 0.639 2.022 $12.62 $12.72 $26,460 6.5 %
43-5051 Postal Service Clerks 60 0.0 % 0.892 1.684 $25.52 $25.01 $52,020 1.8 %
43-5052 Postal Service Mail Carriers 240 0.0 % 3.552 1.389 $22.98 $22.36 $46,520 1.3 %
43-5053 Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and Processing Machine Operators 60 0.0 % 0.921 0.803 $12.24 $16.00 $33,280 2.2 %
43-5061 Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks 70 18.9 % 1.075 0.513 $18.84 $18.41 $38,300 2.4 %
43-5071 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks 260 13.7 % 3.835 0.709 $11.67 $11.92 $24,800 2.0 %
43-5081 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 1,030 9.1 % 15.381 1.088 $8.71 $9.37 $19,480 2.1 %
43-6011 Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants 270 9.6 % 4.055 0.455 $15.35 $16.07 $33,420 2.3 %
43-6013 Medical Secretaries 120 12.5 % 1.779 0.457 $11.99 $12.55 $26,110 4.2 %
43-6014 Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 1,100 8.5 % 16.385 1.131 $11.11 $11.36 $23,620 1.3 %
43-9021 Data Entry Keyers 70 12.6 % 1.076 0.623 $10.56 $10.59 $22,020 3.0 %
43-9041 Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks 80 32.2 % 1.164 0.639 $12.53 $12.81 $26,650 11.6 %
43-9061 Office Clerks, General 1,600 6.4 % 23.719 1.081 $9.48 $10.21 $21,240 1.4 %
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
Occupation Code Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Employment RSE (3) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
45-0000 Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations 560 9.7 % 8.375 2.609 $10.84 $11.96 $24,870 3.7 %
45-2011 Agricultural Inspectors 50 3.0 % 0.694 6.506 $21.13 $20.76 $43,180 2.3 %
45-2041 Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products 130 31.2 % 1.974 6.442 $10.82 $10.83 $22,520 3.7 %
45-2092 Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse (8) (8) (8) (8) $8.47 $9.20 $19,130 8.6 %
45-4022 Logging Equipment Operators 60 20.7 % 0.951 5.282 $14.77 $14.49 $30,150 7.6 %
Construction and Extraction Occupations
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
Occupation Code Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Employment RSE (3) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
47-0000 Construction and Extraction Occupations 2,270 6.4 % 33.741 0.845 $14.02 $14.65 $30,480 1.9 %
47-1011 First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 170 19.9 % 2.561 0.686 $17.83 $19.16 $39,860 2.8 %
47-2022 Stonemasons 30 13.2 % 0.516 5.503 $12.85 $14.12 $29,370 2.8 %
47-2031 Carpenters 290 16.8 % 4.266 0.874 $13.61 $13.20 $27,460 5.5 %
47-2051 Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers 50 49.8 % 0.751 0.677 $16.07 $16.19 $33,670 7.6 %
47-2061 Construction Laborers 150 13.6 % 2.186 0.357 $11.10 $12.02 $24,990 3.6 %
47-2071 Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators 70 2.4 % 1.039 2.548 $13.94 $13.98 $29,070 1.6 %
47-2073 Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators 250 17.0 % 3.684 1.399 $13.20 $13.43 $27,930 2.9 %
47-2111 Electricians 130 33.0 % 1.989 0.491 $17.14 $17.95 $37,330 5.4 %
47-2121 Glaziers (8) (8) (8) (8) $10.88 $11.81 $24,570 14.0 %
47-2141 Painters, Construction and Maintenance 40 25.6 % 0.623 0.417 $14.54 $14.07 $29,260 14.6 %
47-2151 Pipelayers 30 32.4 % 0.470 1.318 $13.44 $14.12 $29,370 10.0 %
47-2152 Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 160 32.9 % 2.345 0.831 $16.57 $17.94 $37,310 4.1 %
47-3012 Helpers--Carpenters 40 45.1 % 0.597 1.617 $13.64 $13.46 $27,990 8.1 %
47-4011 Construction and Building Inspectors 30 1.6 % 0.502 0.715 $22.51 $22.87 $47,570 1.7 %
47-4051 Highway Maintenance Workers 190 15.6 % 2.803 2.500 $14.39 $14.49 $30,140 2.3 %
47-4799 Construction and Related Workers, All Other* (8) (8) (8) (8) $11.24 $12.97 $26,980 10.5 %
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
Occupation Code Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Employment RSE (3) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
49-0000 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 3,110 6.1 % 46.256 1.193 $15.18 $16.33 $33,960 2.7 %
49-1011 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers 260 7.3 % 3.904 1.193 $20.68 $21.37 $44,440 2.4 %
49-2022 Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers 80 29.7 % 1.171 0.783 $29.76 $24.56 $51,090 12.3 %
49-3011 Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians 140 34.4 % 2.041 2.208 $16.70 $16.36 $34,040 8.6 %
49-3021 Automotive Body and Related Repairers 70 27.7 % 1.069 1.047 $14.56 $14.70 $30,580 10.7 %
49-3023 Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 280 16.1 % 4.087 0.884 $12.81 $13.70 $28,490 6.7 %
49-3031 Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists (8) (8) (8) (8) $13.08 $13.70 $28,500 1.8 %
49-3041 Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians 40 30.8 % 0.630 2.642 $12.92 $13.55 $28,180 6.9 %
49-3042 Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines 60 36.3 % 0.847 0.992 $17.44 $17.36 $36,110 2.6 %
49-3053 Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics 60 38.5 % 0.849 4.315 $10.71 $10.88 $22,640 6.9 %
49-9012 Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door 30 28.6 % 0.517 1.513 $18.16 $18.72 $38,940 6.9 %
49-9021 Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers 130 29.3 % 1.953 1.107 $15.57 $14.73 $30,640 7.3 %
49-9031 Home Appliance Repairers 40 48.9 % 0.557 2.134 $9.24 $12.20 $25,380 14.4 %
49-9041 Industrial Machinery Mechanics 350 8.7 % 5.202 2.401 $16.62 $17.40 $36,180 2.3 %
49-9051 Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers 140 35.7 % 2.127 2.561 $27.03 $26.61 $55,340 4.5 %
49-9052 Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers 190 34.8 % 2.870 2.333 $19.68 $22.07 $45,900 16.5 %
49-9071 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 690 8.2 % 10.286 1.073 $13.32 $13.46 $28,000 1.7 %
49-9098 Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers 110 20.4 % 1.672 1.725 (8) (8) (8) (8)
49-9799 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, All Other* 40 45.6 % 0.568 0.608 $9.97 $13.54 $28,170 23.1 %
Production Occupations
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
Occupation Code Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Employment RSE (3) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
51-0000 Production Occupations 9,870 9.1 % 146.747 2.264 $11.47 $12.77 $26,560 1.9 %
51-1011 First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers 570 11.2 % 8.537 1.954 $20.47 $20.31 $42,250 1.7 %
51-2031 Engine and Other Machine Assemblers 210 34.5 % 3.072 11.722 $16.31 $15.73 $32,720 7.8 %
51-2041 Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters (8) (8) (8) (8) $16.50 $17.55 $36,500 4.1 %
51-2091 Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators 40 30.5 % 0.645 4.301 $11.67 $12.11 $25,190 5.7 %
51-2092 Team Assemblers 560 14.0 % 8.350 1.143 $9.33 $9.92 $20,630 4.0 %
51-2099 Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other 180 17.0 % 2.617 1.341 $9.87 $10.67 $22,200 6.2 %
51-3021 Butchers and Meat Cutters 70 33.7 % 1.005 1.015 $12.62 $12.27 $25,510 4.1 %
51-4031 Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 80 21.6 % 1.225 0.855 $10.78 $10.97 $22,810 3.4 %
51-4041 Machinists 500 43.4 % 7.476 2.694 $13.81 $15.44 $32,110 7.0 %
51-4071 Foundry Mold and Coremakers 30 47.2 % 0.486 6.154 $12.00 $12.13 $25,230 3.4 %
51-4072 Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic (8) (8) (8) (8) $11.56 $12.97 $26,970 12.5 %
51-4111 Tool and Die Makers 80 49.3 % 1.223 2.336 $17.35 $17.75 $36,910 4.3 %
51-4121 Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers 280 29.4 % 4.090 1.654 $13.58 $14.28 $29,690 2.7 %
51-5111 Prepress Technicians and Workers (8) (8) (8) (8) $10.96 $11.84 $24,630 10.8 %
51-5112 Printing Press Operators 70 14.9 % 1.043 0.694 $12.89 $13.58 $28,240 10.0 %
51-6011 Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers 150 25.6 % 2.289 1.420 $8.28 $8.32 $17,300 2.3 %
51-6021 Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials (8) (8) (8) (8) $8.63 $8.65 $17,980 3.7 %
51-6031 Sewing Machine Operators 230 39.1 % 3.472 3.001 $8.58 $8.86 $18,420 2.9 %
51-6052 Tailors, Dressmakers, and Custom Sewers (8) (8) (8) (8) $9.43 $10.99 $22,850 17.1 %
51-6062 Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 50 41.7 % 0.709 6.006 $11.32 $11.04 $22,960 3.5 %
51-6093 Upholsterers 50 32.1 % 0.748 3.146 $13.47 $13.44 $27,950 4.2 %
51-7011 Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters (8) (8) (8) (8) $11.19 $11.15 $23,200 3.4 %
51-7041 Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood (8) (8) (8) (8) $9.03 $9.91 $20,610 6.3 %
51-7042 Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing 40 29.5 % 0.548 1.139 $12.73 $12.36 $25,700 8.0 %
51-7099 Woodworkers, All Other 30 42.3 % 0.516 7.616 $10.45 $10.54 $21,910 3.0 %
51-8031 Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators 250 24.9 % 3.704 4.346 $12.67 $12.77 $26,560 7.0 %
51-9021 Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 60 47.7 % 0.944 3.621 $13.98 $15.32 $31,870 6.2 %
51-9023 Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 70 44.7 % 1.061 1.089 $11.55 $14.43 $30,010 6.6 %
51-9061 Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers 510 17.5 % 7.629 2.361 $12.40 $12.56 $26,130 1.9 %
51-9111 Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders 170 37.0 % 2.562 0.951 $11.75 $12.06 $25,090 4.4 %
51-9121 Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 50 48.8 % 0.761 1.242 $13.07 $12.64 $26,280 8.4 %
51-9122 Painters, Transportation Equipment 50 23.2 % 0.675 1.981 $11.29 $14.33 $29,800 9.7 %
51-9198 Helpers--Production Workers 660 10.4 % 9.743 3.141 $9.67 $9.99 $20,770 2.6 %
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
Occupation Code Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Employment RSE (3) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
53-0000 Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 7,160 3.8 % 106.372 1.582 $11.17 $12.43 $25,850 3.4 %
53-1021 First-Line Supervisors of Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers, Hand 140 19.1 % 2.109 1.611 $16.14 $16.92 $35,190 3.3 %
53-1031 First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators 110 24.9 % 1.674 1.083 $16.47 $19.36 $40,270 4.7 %
53-3022 Bus Drivers, School or Special Client 500 10.6 % 7.369 2.003 $10.30 $10.84 $22,540 4.0 %
53-3031 Driver/Sales Workers 160 32.0 % 2.390 0.817 $13.73 $14.79 $30,760 10.9 %
53-3032 Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers 1,580 22.3 % 23.556 2.041 $15.42 $16.24 $33,770 4.2 %
53-3033 Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers 340 20.2 % 5.021 0.818 $10.95 $12.70 $26,420 4.9 %
53-3041 Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs 40 30.4 % 0.636 0.499 $8.49 $8.69 $18,070 5.2 %
53-7032 Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators 50 19.1 % 0.722 1.867 $14.42 $15.14 $31,480 2.4 %
53-7051 Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators 440 10.7 % 6.547 1.605 $10.58 $10.85 $22,580 1.7 %
53-7061 Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment 490 7.1 % 7.260 3.203 (8) (8) (8) (8)
53-7062 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 1,910 12.5 % 28.316 1.778 $9.98 $10.03 $20,870 1.7 %
53-7064 Packers and Packagers, Hand 360 37.5 % 5.303 0.996 $10.08 $10.05 $20,900 2.4 %
53-7081 Refuse and Recyclable Material Collectors 110 11.5 % 1.619 1.628 $10.78 $10.92 $22,700 2.5 %

About May 2010 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.

(9) The location quotient is the ratio of the area concentration of occupational employment to the national average concentration. A location quotient greater than one indicates the occupation has a higher share of employment than average, and a location quotient less than one indicates the occupation is less prevalent in the area than average.




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