Occupational Employment Statistics

May 2011 National Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates by ownership

Federal government, including the US Postal Service


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Federal government, including the US Postal Service

Occupation code Occupation title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Group Employment Employment RSE Percent of total employment Median hourly wage Mean hourly wage Annual mean wage Mean wage RSE
00-0000 All Occupations major 2,710,740 0.0% 100.00% $27.63 $33.70 $70,100 0.2%
11-0000 Management Occupations major 189,080 0.0% 6.98% $53.85 $52.27 $108,730 0.6%
11-1011 Chief Executives 500 0.0% 0.02% $74.76 $78.96 $164,230 4.2%
11-1021 General and Operations Managers 33,000 0.0% 1.22% $58.71 $57.80 $120,230 0.8%
11-2021 Marketing Managers 130 0.0% (7) $53.87 $56.81 $118,160 1.0%
11-2022 Sales Managers 230 0.0% 0.01% $40.81 $46.28 $96,260 0.8%
11-2031 Public Relations and Fundraising Managers 400 0.0% 0.01% $69.41 $68.54 $142,560 1.5%
11-3011 Administrative Services Managers 3,970 0.0% 0.15% $37.49 $38.61 $80,320 0.4%
11-3021 Computer and Information Systems Managers 5,190 0.0% 0.19% $67.43 $64.10 $133,320 1.1%
11-3031 Financial Managers 13,520 0.0% 0.50% $59.02 $59.42 $123,600 0.9%
11-3051 Industrial Production Managers 240 0.0% 0.01% $59.02 $59.04 $122,800 2.2%
11-3061 Purchasing Managers 4,720 0.0% 0.17% $59.49 $59.83 $124,440 0.9%
11-3071 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers 7,860 0.0% 0.29% $47.46 $47.02 $97,800 0.2%
11-3121 Human Resources Managers 2,070 0.0% 0.08% $63.47 $59.15 $123,020 1.2%
11-3131 Training and Development Managers 70 0.0% (7) $42.80 $52.48 $109,170 1.8%
11-9039 Education Administrators, All Other 5,360 0.0% 0.20% $40.16 $41.36 $86,020 0.4%
11-9041 Architectural and Engineering Managers 8,090 0.0% 0.30% $62.38 $62.57 $130,140 0.6%
11-9111 Medical and Health Services Managers 8,430 0.0% 0.31% $51.58 $52.99 $110,210 0.4%
11-9121 Natural Sciences Managers 10,230 0.0% 0.38% $51.36 $53.82 $111,940 0.4%
11-9131 Postmasters and Mail Superintendents 24,410 0.0% 0.90% $30.25 $29.85 $62,080 0.1%
11-9141 Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers 760 0.0% 0.03% $44.58 $44.54 $92,640 0.5%
11-9151 Social and Community Service Managers 660 0.0% 0.02% $45.22 $45.46 $94,560 0.4%
11-9199 Managers, All Other 59,190 0.0% 2.18% $55.64 $55.57 $115,590 0.7%
13-0000 Business and Financial Operations Occupations major 524,500 0.0% 19.35% $35.88 $37.02 $77,000 0.3%
13-1023 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products 35,050 0.0% 1.29% $36.16 $36.61 $76,150 0.3%
13-1031 Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators 43,980 0.0% 1.62% $32.66 $32.68 $67,980 0.3%
13-1041 Compliance Officers 53,010 0.0% 1.96% $34.19 $34.73 $72,240 0.3%
13-1078 Human Resources, Training, and Labor Relations Specialists, All Other* 27,440 0.0% 1.01% $36.95 $38.03 $79,110 0.4%
13-1081 Logisticians 27,310 0.0% 1.01% $37.50 $38.97 $81,050 0.4%
13-1111 Management Analysts 56,760 0.0% 2.09% $39.79 $40.34 $83,910 0.5%
13-1141 Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists 310 0.0% 0.01% $33.91 $35.98 $74,840 0.7%
13-1151 Training and Development Specialists 970 0.0% 0.04% $40.82 $39.75 $82,670 0.6%
13-1161 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists* 980 0.0% 0.04% $43.01 $43.95 $91,430 0.9%
13-1199 Business Operations Specialists, All Other* 176,470 0.0% 6.51% $35.29 $37.04 $77,040 0.4%
13-2011 Accountants and Auditors 24,320 0.0% 0.90% $42.80 $43.15 $89,740 0.4%
13-2021 Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate 730 0.0% 0.03% $43.00 $42.18 $87,740 0.4%
13-2031 Budget Analysts 11,900 0.0% 0.44% $35.99 $37.02 $76,990 0.4%
13-2051 Financial Analysts 710 0.0% 0.03% $40.14 $41.91 $87,170 1.1%
13-2061 Financial Examiners 6,200 0.0% 0.23% $51.93 $52.63 $109,460 1.8%
13-2072 Loan Officers 4,250 0.0% 0.16% $34.96 $34.56 $71,890 0.2%
13-2081 Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents 31,520 0.0% 1.16% $27.36 $31.15 $64,800 0.3%
13-2099 Financial Specialists, All Other 22,560 0.0% 0.83% $35.04 $36.42 $75,760 0.4%
15-0000 Computer and Mathematical Occupations major 94,890 0.0% 3.50% $43.01 $43.67 $90,830 0.4%
15-1111 Computer and Information Research Scientists 6,380 0.0% 0.24% $48.93 $49.09 $102,110 0.6%
15-1121 Computer Systems Analysts 630 0.0% 0.02% $38.54 $38.77 $80,650 1.1%
15-1131 Computer Programmers 60 0.0% (7) $46.37 $43.92 $91,360 2.1%
15-1141 Database Administrators 430 0.0% 0.02% $30.31 $31.88 $66,320 0.7%
15-1142 Network and Computer Systems Administrators* 410 0.0% 0.02% $42.08 $41.65 $86,630 0.8%
15-1150 Computer Support Specialists 3,260 0.0% 0.12% $24.24 $24.04 $49,990 0.3%
15-1179 Information Security Analysts, Web Developers, and Computer Network Architects 100 0.0% (7) $46.10 $44.14 $91,820 1.6%
15-1799 Computer Occupations, All Other* 72,610 0.0% 2.68% $43.00 $43.47 $90,410 0.4%
15-2011 Actuaries 280 0.0% 0.01% $55.65 $54.23 $112,800 1.4%
15-2021 Mathematicians 1,020 0.0% 0.04% $51.13 $50.97 $106,020 0.9%
15-2031 Operations Research Analysts 4,850 0.0% 0.18% $51.13 $51.12 $106,330 0.5%
15-2041 Statisticians 4,620 0.0% 0.17% $45.70 $45.97 $95,620 1.1%
15-2099 Mathematical Science Occupations, All Other 190 0.0% 0.01% $18.06 $26.37 $54,840 1.0%
17-0000 Architecture and Engineering Occupations major 137,580 0.0% 5.08% $43.37 $44.17 $91,880 0.3%
17-1011 Architects, Except Landscape and Naval 1,770 0.0% 0.07% $43.01 $42.94 $89,310 0.5%
17-1012 Landscape Architects 430 0.0% 0.02% $39.69 $39.96 $83,120 0.6%
17-1021 Cartographers and Photogrammetrists 660 0.0% 0.02% $39.70 $40.13 $83,480 0.8%
17-1022 Surveyors 470 0.0% 0.02% $39.69 $39.68 $82,540 0.6%
17-2011 Aerospace Engineers 9,320 0.0% 0.34% $53.55 $53.40 $111,080 0.7%
17-2021 Agricultural Engineers 390 0.0% 0.01% $36.77 $39.21 $81,550 0.4%
17-2031 Biomedical Engineers 540 0.0% 0.02% $42.92 $42.78 $88,990 1.1%
17-2041 Chemical Engineers 1,120 0.0% 0.04% $48.79 $48.33 $100,530 0.7%
17-2051 Civil Engineers 10,790 0.0% 0.40% $43.00 $41.80 $86,950 0.3%
17-2061 Computer Hardware Engineers 4,520 0.0% 0.17% $49.83 $49.52 $103,010 0.5%
17-2071 Electrical Engineers 4,390 0.0% 0.16% $43.28 $43.07 $89,580 0.4%
17-2072 Electronics Engineers, Except Computer 17,600 0.0% 0.65% $49.77 $49.13 $102,180 0.5%
17-2081 Environmental Engineers 3,630 0.0% 0.13% $47.54 $46.42 $96,540 0.5%
17-2111 Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors 750 0.0% 0.03% $49.38 $48.59 $101,070 0.5%
17-2112 Industrial Engineers 1,710 0.0% 0.06% $42.80 $42.53 $88,460 0.4%
17-2121 Marine Engineers and Naval Architects 940 0.0% 0.03% $47.14 $49.63 $103,230 1.1%
17-2131 Materials Engineers 1,350 0.0% 0.05% $52.84 $53.04 $110,320 0.7%
17-2141 Mechanical Engineers 11,900 0.0% 0.44% $44.18 $44.32 $92,190 0.4%
17-2151 Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers 150 0.0% 0.01% $43.00 $41.96 $87,280 1.0%
17-2161 Nuclear Engineers 2,570 0.0% 0.09% $43.28 $44.18 $91,900 0.9%
17-2171 Petroleum Engineers 350 0.0% 0.01% $43.01 $44.26 $92,060 0.8%
17-2199 Engineers, All Other 26,500 0.0% 0.98% $54.23 $52.95 $110,130 0.5%
17-3023 Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians 15,560 0.0% 0.57% $29.90 $33.47 $69,620 0.3%
17-3026 Industrial Engineering Technicians 1,160 0.0% 0.04% $32.15 $32.47 $67,530 1.1%
17-3029 Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other 17,710 0.0% 0.65% $33.04 $32.08 $66,720 0.3%
17-3031 Surveying and Mapping Technicians 1,140 0.0% 0.04% $23.01 $23.76 $49,430 0.4%
19-0000 Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations major 143,870 0.0% 5.31% $34.35 $36.03 $74,930 0.4%
19-1011 Animal Scientists 100 0.0% (7) $45.77 $47.48 $98,760 0.9%
19-1012 Food Scientists and Technologists 110 0.0% (7) $43.40 $43.96 $91,430 1.4%
19-1013 Soil and Plant Scientists 1,610 0.0% 0.06% $34.19 $37.70 $78,420 0.3%
19-1022 Microbiologists 2,600 0.0% 0.10% $45.66 $48.21 $100,280 1.2%
19-1023 Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists 4,600 0.0% 0.17% $34.55 $37.30 $77,590 0.3%
19-1029 Biological Scientists, All Other 17,330 0.0% 0.64% $35.00 $36.05 $74,980 0.5%
19-1031 Conservation Scientists 6,970 0.0% 0.26% $34.06 $35.37 $73,560 0.1%
19-1032 Foresters 1,550 0.0% 0.06% $29.65 $29.77 $61,930 0.3%
19-1042 Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists 1,120 0.0% 0.04% $55.64 $55.78 $116,020 1.7%
19-1099 Life Scientists, All Other 410 0.0% 0.02% $53.44 $53.73 $111,760 1.7%
19-2011 Astronomers 460 0.0% 0.02% $66.07 $63.23 $131,510 1.5%
19-2012 Physicists 3,210 0.0% 0.12% $53.43 $54.40 $113,150 0.8%
19-2021 Atmospheric and Space Scientists 3,050 0.0% 0.11% $46.17 $46.34 $96,380 0.3%
19-2031 Chemists 5,770 0.0% 0.21% $48.78 $50.35 $104,730 1.0%
19-2032 Materials Scientists 60 0.0% (7) $60.68 $61.20 $127,290 1.4%
19-2041 Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health 5,870 0.0% 0.22% $45.65 $46.30 $96,310 0.6%
19-2042 Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers 2,460 0.0% 0.09% $44.93 $46.23 $96,170 0.5%
19-2043 Hydrologists 2,020 0.0% 0.07% $39.94 $39.63 $82,430 0.3%
19-2099 Physical Scientists, All Other 8,520 0.0% 0.31% $51.14 $50.50 $105,030 0.4%
19-3011 Economists 4,380 0.0% 0.16% $51.37 $52.58 $109,360 1.7%
19-3039 Psychologists, All Other 6,270 0.0% 0.23% $44.59 $42.30 $87,980 0.3%
19-3051 Urban and Regional Planners 790 0.0% 0.03% $42.20 $43.03 $89,500 0.6%
19-3091 Anthropologists and Archeologists 1,360 0.0% 0.05% $34.31 $35.09 $72,980 0.3%
19-3092 Geographers 780 0.0% 0.03% $37.19 $37.46 $77,920 0.7%
19-3093 Historians 780 0.0% 0.03% $40.80 $42.06 $87,490 0.8%
19-3094 Political Scientists 2,910 0.0% 0.11% $55.65 $54.92 $114,220 1.9%
19-3099 Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other 16,070 0.0% 0.59% $38.03 $40.00 $83,190 0.4%
19-4021 Biological Technicians 11,110 0.0% 0.41% $16.56 $17.98 $37,400 0.2%
19-4031 Chemical Technicians 60 0.0% (7) $31.35 $31.21 $64,910 2.0%
19-4051 Nuclear Technicians 100 0.0% (7) $34.30 $34.01 $70,750 1.9%
19-4091 Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health 360 0.0% 0.01% $21.65 $21.46 $44,630 0.5%
19-4092 Forensic Science Technicians 180 0.0% 0.01% $47.42 $45.51 $94,660 1.0%
19-4093 Forest and Conservation Technicians 23,330 0.0% 0.86% $16.56 $18.11 $37,670 0.2%
19-4099 Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians, All Other 7,530 0.0% 0.28% $24.24 $25.46 $52,950 0.3%
21-0000 Community and Social Service Occupations major 16,980 0.0% 0.63% $34.18 $35.16 $73,120 0.4%
21-1012 Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors 850 0.0% 0.03% $31.37 $32.84 $68,300 0.3%
21-1029 Social Workers, All Other 10,480 0.0% 0.39% $33.37 $33.97 $70,660 0.2%
21-1091 Health Educators 3,050 0.0% 0.11% $47.09 $46.06 $95,800 1.4%
21-1093 Social and Human Service Assistants 1,470 0.0% 0.05% $20.81 $21.14 $43,970 0.4%
21-2011 Clergy 930 0.0% 0.03% $36.39 $35.11 $73,020 0.3%
21-2021 Directors, Religious Activities and Education 200 0.0% 0.01% $43.28 $44.21 $91,950 0.5%
23-0000 Legal Occupations major 69,370 0.0% 2.56% $49.13 $49.49 $102,940 1.0%
23-1011 Lawyers 34,700 0.0% 1.28% $64.07 $62.23 $129,440 1.5%
23-1021 Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers 3,610 0.0% 0.13% $61.36 $60.96 $126,790 0.4%
23-1022 Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators 190 0.0% 0.01% $57.93 $57.55 $119,690 0.7%
23-2011 Paralegals and Legal Assistants* 14,460 0.0% 0.53% $29.66 $31.13 $64,750 0.5%
23-2091 Court Reporters 80 0.0% (7) $26.85 $26.87 $55,890 0.8%
23-2093 Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers 220 0.0% 0.01% $29.66 $30.07 $62,530 0.8%
23-2099 Legal Support Workers, All Other 16,110 0.0% 0.59% $29.91 $36.24 $75,390 1.1%
25-0000 Education, Training, and Library Occupations major 33,970 0.0% 1.25% $28.51 $30.35 $63,130 0.3%
25-3999 Teachers and Instructors, All Other* 18,200 0.0% 0.67% (4) (4) $68,730 0.4%
25-4011 Archivists 480 0.0% 0.02% $37.49 $37.41 $77,810 0.9%
25-4012 Curators 360 0.0% 0.01% $36.03 $37.62 $78,240 0.9%
25-4013 Museum Technicians and Conservators 2,730 0.0% 0.10% $19.28 $22.85 $47,520 0.7%
25-4021 Librarians 1,640 0.0% 0.06% $38.04 $38.56 $80,190 0.7%
25-4031 Library Technicians 970 0.0% 0.04% $22.32 $22.36 $46,510 0.6%
25-9031 Instructional Coordinators 2,560 0.0% 0.09% $40.65 $42.21 $87,790 0.6%
25-9099 Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other 7,030 0.0% 0.26% $19.06 $20.31 $42,250 0.3%
27-0000 Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations major 21,620 0.0% 0.80% $37.20 $37.82 $78,660 0.6%
27-1013 Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators 190 0.0% 0.01% $30.01 $30.31 $63,050 0.6%
27-1019 Artists and Related Workers, All Other 3,680 0.0% 0.14% $35.26 $34.00 $70,720 1.1%
27-1024 Graphic Designers 1,710 0.0% 0.06% $35.96 $36.33 $75,570 0.6%
27-1025 Interior Designers 280 0.0% 0.01% $34.70 $34.85 $72,490 0.6%
27-1027 Set and Exhibit Designers 340 0.0% 0.01% $33.03 $32.88 $68,390 1.0%
27-2012 Producers and Directors 1,080 0.0% 0.04% $38.60 $38.44 $79,950 0.9%
27-2022 Coaches and Scouts 380 0.0% 0.01% (4) (4) $56,930 0.5%
27-3031 Public Relations Specialists 5,140 0.0% 0.19% $41.47 $41.90 $87,160 0.5%
27-3041 Editors 230 0.0% 0.01% $21.76 $22.35 $46,490 0.7%
27-3042 Technical Writers 1,140 0.0% 0.04% $35.99 $36.33 $75,560 0.5%
27-3043 Writers and Authors 1,310 0.0% 0.05% $39.70 $40.45 $84,130 1.1%
27-3091 Interpreters and Translators 450 0.0% 0.02% $34.24 $36.07 $75,020 1.0%
27-4012 Broadcast Technicians 100 0.0% (7) $43.46 $41.32 $85,950 3.4%
27-4031 Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Motion Picture 460 0.0% 0.02% $29.66 $31.36 $65,220 0.6%
27-4099 Media and Communication Equipment Workers, All Other 5,060 0.0% 0.19% $38.38 $39.35 $81,840 0.4%
29-0000 Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations major 190,820 0.0% 7.04% $36.16 $43.51 $90,500 0.8%
29-1029 Dentists, All Other Specialists 2,080 0.0% 0.08% $70.70 $68.48 $142,440 1.3%
29-1031 Dietitians and Nutritionists 1,970 0.0% 0.07% $34.02 $33.18 $69,020 0.3%
29-1041 Optometrists 410 0.0% 0.02% $35.88 $31.68 $65,900 0.5%
29-1051 Pharmacists 7,340 0.0% 0.27% $53.12 $50.17 $104,350 0.3%
29-1069 Physicians and Surgeons, All Other 29,820 0.0% 1.10% $86.54 $88.44 $183,960 2.2%
29-1071 Physician Assistants 2,490 0.0% 0.09% $41.90 $40.19 $83,590 0.3%
29-1081 Podiatrists 690 0.0% 0.03% $54.19 $49.44 $102,830 0.4%
29-1111 Registered Nurses* 68,390 0.0% 2.52% $37.05 $38.49 $80,060 0.2%
29-1122 Occupational Therapists 1,160 0.0% 0.04% $36.27 $36.01 $74,890 0.4%
29-1123 Physical Therapists 1,690 0.0% 0.06% $37.87 $37.37 $77,740 0.4%
29-1125 Recreational Therapists 890 0.0% 0.03% $31.40 $31.20 $64,900 0.4%
29-1126 Respiratory Therapists 550 0.0% 0.02% $22.48 $23.58 $49,040 0.7%
29-1127 Speech-Language Pathologists 1,630 0.0% 0.06% $39.77 $39.19 $81,500 0.3%
29-1128 Therapists, All Other* 380 0.0% 0.01% $33.29 $33.12 $68,900 0.6%
29-1131 Veterinarians 1,410 0.0% 0.05% $40.80 $42.70 $88,810 0.6%
29-1199 Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other 11,800 0.0% 0.44% $41.91 $44.23 $92,000 1.1%
29-2011 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists 5,380 0.0% 0.20% $30.35 $31.06 $64,610 0.3%
29-2012 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians 3,460 0.0% 0.13% $19.60 $20.18 $41,960 0.3%
29-2021 Dental Hygienists 590 0.0% 0.02% $25.46 $25.94 $53,960 0.4%
29-2033 Nuclear Medicine Technologists 110 0.0% (7) $32.26 $33.16 $68,970 1.2%
29-2037 Radiologic Technologists and Technicians* 4,520 0.0% 0.17% $27.38 $28.08 $58,410 0.3%
29-2052 Pharmacy Technicians 5,730 0.0% 0.21% $19.43 $19.40 $40,350 0.3%
29-2056 Veterinary Technologists and Technicians 650 0.0% 0.02% $23.40 $23.09 $48,020 0.3%
29-2061 Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 16,710 0.0% 0.62% $21.10 $21.09 $43,860 0.3%
29-2071 Medical Records and Health Information Technicians 5,430 0.0% 0.20% $21.82 $22.26 $46,290 0.2%
29-2091 Orthotists and Prosthetists 520 0.0% 0.02% $32.20 $33.48 $69,650 0.4%
29-2799 Health Technologists and Technicians, All Other* 3,000 0.0% 0.11% $25.85 $26.12 $54,340 0.3%
29-9011 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists 7,450 0.0% 0.27% $36.03 $36.68 $76,290 0.2%
29-9012 Occupational Health and Safety Technicians 210 0.0% 0.01% $22.33 $22.42 $46,640 0.6%
29-9799 Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other* 4,360 0.0% 0.16% $36.00 $34.23 $71,190 0.6%
31-0000 Healthcare Support Occupations major 30,550 0.0% 1.13% $18.51 $18.80 $39,110 0.3%
31-1012 Nursing Aides, Orderlies, and Attendants* 12,300 0.0% 0.45% $17.04 $17.23 $35,850 0.4%
31-9091 Dental Assistants 3,890 0.0% 0.14% $18.47 $18.35 $38,180 0.4%
31-9093 Medical Equipment Preparers 60 0.0% (7) $18.96 $18.66 $38,820 1.2%
31-9799 Healthcare Support Workers, All Other* 14,280 0.0% 0.53% $19.89 $20.28 $42,180 0.3%
33-0000 Protective Service Occupations major 154,510 0.0% 5.70% $24.35 $30.21 $62,830 0.2%
33-1011 First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers 1,450 0.0% 0.05% $34.04 $34.43 $71,620 0.5%
33-1012 First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives 7,020 0.0% 0.26% $63.23 $55.15 $114,710 0.3%
33-1021 First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers 1,390 0.0% 0.05% $31.28 $32.85 $68,320 0.3%
33-1099 First-Line Supervisors of Protective Service Workers, All Other 5,590 0.0% 0.21% $25.03 $25.72 $53,490 0.4%
33-2011 Firefighters 7,930 0.0% 0.29% $22.44 $22.68 $47,170 0.3%
33-3012 Correctional Officers and Jailers 16,130 0.0% 0.60% $26.15 $25.69 $53,440 0.5%
33-3021 Detectives and Criminal Investigators 44,740 0.0% 1.65% $44.11 $46.44 $96,600 0.3%
33-3051 Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers 13,100 0.0% 0.48% $23.04 $24.88 $51,750 0.6%
33-9032 Security Guards 6,110 0.0% 0.23% $16.56 $16.90 $35,160 0.6%
33-9093 Transportation Security Screeners* (federal only) 45,320 0.0% 1.67% $17.74 $17.98 $37,400 0.5%
33-9099 Protective Service Workers, All Other * 5,730 0.0% 0.21% $20.39 $21.72 $45,170 0.2%
35-0000 Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations major 12,820 0.0% 0.47% $16.90 $18.39 $38,250 0.3%
35-1011 Chefs and Head Cooks 1,480 0.0% 0.05% $31.63 $31.45 $65,410 0.5%
35-1012 First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 340 0.0% 0.01% $35.53 $35.50 $73,830 0.4%
35-2012 Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria 2,510 0.0% 0.09% $19.69 $19.78 $41,140 0.5%
35-3021 Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food 8,460 0.0% 0.31% $14.81 $14.99 $31,180 0.4%
37-0000 Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations major 28,560 0.0% 1.05% $22.62 $20.57 $42,780 0.3%
37-1011 First-Line Supervisors of Housekeeping and Janitorial Workers 290 0.0% 0.01% $35.28 $36.17 $75,240 0.4%
37-1012 First-Line Supervisors of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers 180 0.0% 0.01% $30.83 $30.75 $63,960 0.6%
37-2011 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 25,970 0.0% 0.96% $22.05 $20.10 $41,810 0.3%
37-2021 Pest Control Workers 270 0.0% 0.01% $24.72 $24.92 $51,830 0.7%
37-3011 Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers 560 0.0% 0.02% $21.79 $22.21 $46,190 0.8%
37-3013 Tree Trimmers and Pruners 60 0.0% (7) $26.01 $25.72 $53,510 1.6%
37-3019 Grounds Maintenance Workers, All Other 1,230 0.0% 0.05% $25.42 $23.32 $48,500 0.4%
39-0000 Personal Care and Service Occupations major 5,940 0.0% 0.22% $16.98 $20.28 $42,180 0.2%
39-2021 Nonfarm Animal Caretakers 550 0.0% 0.02% $18.51 $18.45 $38,380 0.7%
39-4831 Funeral Service Managers, Directors, Morticians, and Undertakers 360 0.0% 0.01% $33.09 $34.35 $71,440 0.4%
39-7011 Tour Guides and Escorts 1,520 0.0% 0.06% $14.19 $14.91 $31,020 0.5%
39-9032 Recreation Workers 3,440 0.0% 0.13% $19.07 $21.43 $44,570 0.2%
41-0000 Sales and Related Occupations major 6,460 0.0% 0.24% $28.02 $27.46 $57,120 0.3%
41-2011 Cashiers 790 0.0% 0.03% $17.49 $17.86 $37,150 0.4%
41-2031 Retail Salespersons 1,710 0.0% 0.06% $14.20 $13.41 $27,890 0.4%
41-3099 Sales Representatives, Services, All Other 660 0.0% 0.02% $33.59 $34.63 $72,020 0.8%
41-9022 Real Estate Sales Agents 2,970 0.0% 0.11% $35.34 $35.87 $74,600 0.4%
41-9799 Sales and Related Workers, All Other* 230 0.0% 0.01% $33.11 $33.00 $68,650 0.6%
43-0000 Office and Administrative Support Occupations major 804,970 0.0% 29.70% $25.23 $23.32 $48,500 0.2%
43-1011 First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 19,240 0.0% 0.71% $31.97 $32.04 $66,640 0.2%
43-2011 Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service 640 0.0% 0.02% $16.15 $16.39 $34,090 0.5%
43-2099 Communications Equipment Operators, All Other 650 0.0% 0.02% $20.30 $21.48 $44,690 0.5%
43-3031 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 19,070 0.0% 0.70% $20.97 $21.08 $43,850 0.4%
43-3051 Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks 3,580 0.0% 0.13% $19.58 $20.29 $42,190 0.6%
43-3061 Procurement Clerks 13,150 0.0% 0.49% $20.52 $20.63 $42,900 0.3%
43-4021 Correspondence Clerks (8) (8) (8) $18.57 $18.85 $39,220 0.8%
43-4061 Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs 26,490 0.0% 0.98% $22.71 $22.49 $46,780 0.4%
43-4161 Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping 12,820 0.0% 0.47% $19.69 $20.07 $41,740 0.3%
43-4171 Receptionists and Information Clerks 1,200 0.0% 0.04% $16.03 $17.84 $37,120 0.3%
43-4199 Information and Record Clerks, All Other 80,800 0.0% 2.98% $19.57 $19.68 $40,940 0.3%
43-5011 Cargo and Freight Agents 370 0.0% 0.01% $24.72 $25.22 $52,460 0.5%
43-5021 Couriers and Messengers 280 0.0% 0.01% $25.52 $23.90 $49,720 0.8%
43-5032 Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance 1,310 0.0% 0.05% $18.70 $19.21 $39,970 0.4%
43-5051 Postal Service Clerks 64,710 0.0% 2.39% $25.53 $25.48 $53,000 0.3%
43-5052 Postal Service Mail Carriers 315,320 0.0% 11.63% $26.52 $24.71 $51,390 0.3%
43-5053 Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and Processing Machine Operators 139,680 0.0% 5.15% $25.52 $23.26 $48,380 0.4%
43-5061 Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks 11,820 0.0% 0.44% $26.08 $26.64 $55,410 0.3%
43-5071 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks 9,270 0.0% 0.34% $21.78 $22.27 $46,310 0.3%
43-5081 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 7,140 0.0% 0.26% $20.46 $21.10 $43,890 0.3%
43-6011 Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants 1,460 0.0% 0.05% $28.25 $28.26 $58,790 0.9%
43-6014 Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 22,820 0.0% 0.84% $22.08 $22.74 $47,300 0.4%
43-9011 Computer Operators 2,040 0.0% 0.08% $26.08 $25.71 $53,470 0.4%
43-9021 Data Entry Keyers 3,680 0.0% 0.14% $13.28 $15.99 $33,250 1.5%
43-9022 Word Processors and Typists 10,270 0.0% 0.38% $14.99 $15.89 $33,060 0.5%
43-9041 Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks 80 0.0% (7) $25.52 $23.96 $49,840 1.0%
43-9051 Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service 6,700 0.0% 0.25% $15.69 $16.23 $33,760 0.6%
43-9061 Office Clerks, General 17,480 0.0% 0.64% $17.57 $18.47 $38,430 0.3%
43-9071 Office Machine Operators, Except Computer 410 0.0% 0.02% $18.02 $18.21 $37,880 0.7%
43-9111 Statistical Assistants 1,430 0.0% 0.05% $16.76 $18.31 $38,080 1.7%
43-9799 Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other* 10,850 0.0% 0.40% $19.09 $19.52 $40,590 0.3%
45-0000 Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations major 6,960 0.0% 0.26% $20.51 $20.19 $42,000 0.3%
45-2011 Agricultural Inspectors 4,980 0.0% 0.18% $21.75 $22.22 $46,210 0.3%
45-2041 Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products 1,450 0.0% 0.05% $11.98 $12.67 $26,360 1.0%
45-2093 Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals 330 0.0% 0.01% $21.38 $20.90 $43,480 1.4%
45-2099 Agricultural Workers, All Other 70 0.0% (7) $17.90 $18.61 $38,710 1.3%
47-0000 Construction and Extraction Occupations major 32,630 0.0% 1.20% $25.68 $26.43 $54,970 0.5%
47-1011 First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 2,220 0.0% 0.08% $33.36 $33.81 $70,320 1.0%
47-2011 Boilermakers 130 0.0% (7) $22.86 $22.86 $47,550 3.1%
47-2021 Brickmasons and Blockmasons 330 0.0% 0.01% $26.09 $25.77 $53,600 0.8%
47-2031 Carpenters 1,680 0.0% 0.06% $25.28 $26.13 $54,340 0.6%
47-2051 Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers 160 0.0% 0.01% $22.64 $23.21 $48,280 1.1%
47-2061 Construction Laborers 150 0.0% 0.01% $20.09 $20.08 $41,770 1.3%
47-2073 Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators 2,780 0.0% 0.10% $25.48 $25.80 $53,670 0.3%
47-2111 Electricians 4,670 0.0% 0.17% $26.11 $26.48 $55,070 0.6%
47-2132 Insulation Workers, Mechanical 400 0.0% 0.01% $25.02 $25.54 $53,130 1.5%
47-2141 Painters, Construction and Maintenance 4,140 0.0% 0.15% $23.72 $24.01 $49,930 0.7%
47-2152 Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 3,420 0.0% 0.13% $25.49 $25.84 $53,750 0.8%
47-2181 Roofers 50 0.0% (7) $25.79 $26.86 $55,860 1.9%
47-2211 Sheet Metal Workers 6,930 0.0% 0.26% $25.38 $25.68 $53,410 1.4%
47-4011 Construction and Building Inspectors 2,940 0.0% 0.11% $30.36 $31.46 $65,440 0.3%
47-4021 Elevator Installers and Repairers (8) (8) (8) $27.97 $29.68 $61,720 1.6%
47-4041 Hazardous Materials Removal Workers 630 0.0% 0.02% $25.90 $27.32 $56,830 1.3%
47-4051 Highway Maintenance Workers 80 0.0% (7) $21.17 $22.50 $46,790 2.3%
47-5031 Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters 1,660 0.0% 0.06% $19.89 $20.63 $42,900 1.1%
47-5099 Extraction Workers, All Other 90 0.0% (7) $25.06 $25.04 $52,090 1.0%
49-0000 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations major 106,820 0.0% 3.94% $26.91 $27.59 $57,380 0.3%
49-1011 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers 13,710 0.0% 0.51% $35.40 $35.50 $73,840 0.4%
49-2021 Radio, Cellular, and Tower Equipment Installers and Repairs 290 0.0% 0.01% $25.19 $26.28 $54,660 5.0%
49-2022 Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers 350 0.0% 0.01% $27.27 $27.55 $57,310 1.0%
49-2091 Avionics Technicians 1,920 0.0% 0.07% $26.01 $26.25 $54,590 1.2%
49-2093 Electrical and Electronics Installers and Repairers, Transportation Equipment 610 0.0% 0.02% $24.36 $27.67 $57,550 1.0%
49-2094 Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment 10,270 0.0% 0.38% $26.99 $27.87 $57,980 0.9%
49-2095 Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay 690 0.0% 0.03% $32.51 $32.20 $66,970 1.5%
49-3011 Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians 16,770 0.0% 0.62% $26.88 $27.10 $56,360 0.7%
49-3021 Automotive Body and Related Repairers 420 0.0% 0.02% $27.63 $26.47 $55,060 0.7%
49-3023 Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 5,060 0.0% 0.19% $26.66 $25.88 $53,840 0.4%
49-3031 Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists 60 0.0% (7) $32.51 $32.01 $66,580 2.6%
49-3042 Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines 7,660 0.0% 0.28% $24.41 $25.06 $52,120 0.8%
49-9012 Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door 1,200 0.0% 0.04% $26.30 $25.34 $52,700 2.1%
49-9021 Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers 4,280 0.0% 0.16% $27.63 $26.72 $55,580 0.4%
49-9041 Industrial Machinery Mechanics 5,380 0.0% 0.20% $27.98 $29.03 $60,380 0.4%
49-9051 Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers 1,870 0.0% 0.07% $33.47 $33.95 $70,610 0.5%
49-9052 Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers 130 0.0% (7) $25.30 $25.56 $53,160 1.3%
49-9062 Medical Equipment Repairers 100 0.0% (7) $26.50 $26.76 $55,670 1.1%
49-9069 Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers, All Other 2,350 0.0% 0.09% $26.98 $27.24 $56,660 0.6%
49-9071 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 20,410 0.0% 0.75% $26.08 $24.65 $51,270 0.3%
49-9094 Locksmiths and Safe Repairers 280 0.0% 0.01% $25.16 $25.13 $52,270 0.7%
49-9096 Riggers 1,330 0.0% 0.05% $25.49 $26.41 $54,930 1.5%
49-9799 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, All Other* 11,510 0.0% 0.42% $25.10 $25.40 $52,840 0.4%
51-0000 Production Occupations major 28,920 0.0% 1.07% $26.21 $27.14 $56,460 0.5%
51-1011 First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers 2,540 0.0% 0.09% $33.98 $34.34 $71,430 0.7%
51-3021 Butchers and Meat Cutters 1,150 0.0% 0.04% $21.03 $21.36 $44,430 0.5%
51-4022 Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 400 0.0% 0.01% $23.02 $23.44 $48,750 2.2%
51-4041 Machinists 3,630 0.0% 0.13% $26.44 $26.68 $55,500 1.0%
51-4072 Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 700 0.0% 0.03% $26.42 $26.15 $54,400 1.5%
51-4111 Tool and Die Makers 460 0.0% 0.02% $29.52 $29.59 $61,550 1.4%
51-4121 Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers 2,600 0.0% 0.10% $25.34 $25.84 $53,740 1.1%
51-4191 Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 110 0.0% (7) $26.01 $26.22 $54,540 2.2%
51-4192 Layout Workers, Metal and Plastic 830 0.0% 0.03% $25.37 $26.05 $54,180 2.0%
51-4193 Plating and Coating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 430 0.0% 0.02% $24.78 $24.37 $50,690 1.8%
51-4199 Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other 1,200 0.0% 0.04% $23.07 $23.60 $49,080 1.1%
51-5111 Prepress Technicians and Workers 200 0.0% 0.01% $35.86 $38.71 $80,510 3.2%
51-5112 Printing Press Operators 670 0.0% 0.02% $45.53 $41.00 $85,270 2.0%
51-5113 Print Binding and Finishing Workers 280 0.0% 0.01% $37.39 $34.68 $72,140 2.7%
51-6011 Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers 1,110 0.0% 0.04% $15.98 $17.00 $35,360 0.5%
51-6031 Sewing Machine Operators 130 0.0% (7) $18.05 $17.98 $37,410 1.0%
51-6099 Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other 600 0.0% 0.02% $23.02 $23.17 $48,190 0.9%
51-7011 Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters 230 0.0% 0.01% $26.09 $25.93 $53,940 1.8%
51-7099 Woodworkers, All Other 610 0.0% 0.02% $22.66 $22.80 $47,430 0.7%
51-8011 Nuclear Power Reactor Operators 380 0.0% 0.01% $34.84 $36.98 $76,920 2.3%
51-8012 Power Distributors and Dispatchers 850 0.0% 0.03% $39.02 $38.72 $80,530 0.5%
51-8013 Power Plant Operators 640 0.0% 0.02% $35.75 $35.05 $72,910 0.9%
51-8021 Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators 1,210 0.0% 0.04% $26.92 $27.09 $56,350 0.6%
51-8031 Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators 620 0.6% 0.02% $25.95 $26.02 $54,120 0.9%
51-8093 Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers 760 0.0% 0.03% $23.86 $24.22 $50,390 0.7%
51-8099 Plant and System Operators, All Other 2,210 0.0% 0.08% $29.09 $28.93 $60,180 0.6%
51-9021 Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 340 0.0% 0.01% $21.85 $21.80 $45,350 1.4%
51-9061 Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers 2,330 0.0% 0.09% $22.46 $23.15 $48,160 0.7%
51-9081 Dental Laboratory Technicians 560 0.0% 0.02% $25.63 $25.95 $53,980 0.8%
51-9083 Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians 100 0.0% (7) $20.64 $20.83 $43,320 2.0%
51-9111 Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders (8) (8) (8) $24.01 $23.46 $48,790 3.6%
51-9123 Painting, Coating, and Decorating Workers 120 0.0% (7) $25.04 $24.79 $51,570 0.9%
51-9195 Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic 110 0.0% (7) $22.04 $22.62 $47,050 2.1%
51-9399 Production Workers, All Other* 430 0.0% 0.02% $23.43 $24.69 $51,350 0.9%
53-0000 Transportation and Material Moving Occupations major 68,950 0.0% 2.54% $31.11 $37.68 $78,380 0.3%
53-1021 First-Line Supervisors of Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers, Hand 110 0.0% (7) $32.69 $32.73 $68,080 0.9%
53-1031 First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators 6,710 0.0% 0.25% $35.21 $36.91 $76,780 0.4%
53-2011 Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers 3,350 0.0% 0.12% (4) (4) $96,920 0.5%
53-2021 Air Traffic Controllers 22,080 0.0% 0.81% $56.17 $56.40 $117,300 0.5%
53-2022 Airfield Operations Specialists 500 0.0% 0.02% $25.43 $25.56 $53,170 0.7%
53-3032 Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers 4,670 0.0% 0.17% $26.66 $26.14 $54,380 0.8%
53-3033 Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers 2,560 0.0% 0.09% $26.08 $24.64 $51,240 0.8%
53-3099 Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other 5,410 0.0% 0.20% $21.77 $21.85 $45,440 0.4%
53-4021 Railroad Brake, Signal, and Switch Operators (8) (8) (8) $22.94 $23.18 $48,220 1.6%
53-5011 Sailors and Marine Oilers 2,060 0.0% 0.08% $18.81 $19.63 $40,820 3.2%
53-5021 Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels 1,260 0.0% 0.05% $32.53 $34.11 $70,950 1.9%
53-5022 Motorboat Operators 280 0.0% 0.01% $27.09 $26.07 $54,220 0.7%
53-5031 Ship Engineers 1,120 0.0% 0.04% $26.37 $31.26 $65,020 1.8%
53-6011 Bridge and Lock Tenders 1,210 0.0% 0.04% $24.83 $24.54 $51,040 0.6%
53-6031 Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants (8) (8) (8) $18.49 $19.02 $39,570 1.3%
53-6051 Transportation Inspectors 4,530 0.0% 0.17% $49.01 $48.77 $101,440 0.6%
53-6099 Transportation Workers, All Other 960 0.0% 0.04% $19.28 $20.12 $41,840 1.1%
53-7011 Conveyor Operators and Tenders (8) (8) (8) $25.09 $25.08 $52,170 2.0%
53-7021 Crane and Tower Operators 640 0.0% 0.02% $27.53 $28.40 $59,080 0.9%
53-7051 Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators 1,170 0.0% 0.04% $20.64 $20.97 $43,620 0.7%
53-7061 Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment 330 0.0% 0.01% $20.41 $20.57 $42,780 2.1%
53-7062 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 7,990 0.0% 0.29% $17.24 $17.48 $36,360 0.6%
53-7064 Packers and Packagers, Hand 700 0.0% 0.03% $21.00 $21.55 $44,820 1.0%
53-7081 Refuse and Recyclable Material Collectors 140 0.0% 0.01% $25.02 $24.64 $51,250 0.9%
53-7199 Material Moving Workers, All Other 450 0.0% 0.02% $22.74 $23.13 $48,110 1.0%

About May 2011 National Industry-Specific 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.

(7) The value is less than .005 percent of industry employment.

(8) Estimate not released.




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Last Modified Date: March 29, 2012

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