Occupational Employment Statistics

May 2011 Metropolitan and Nonmetropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

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

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Occupation code Occupation title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Group Employment Employment RSE Employment per 1000 jobs Location quotient Median hourly wage Mean hourly wage Annual mean wage Mean wage RSE
00-0000 All Occupations major 78,100 1.1% 1000.000 1.00 $12.78 $15.91 $33,090 1.6%
11-0000 Management Occupations major 2,200 4.5% 28.159 0.58 $31.84 $35.16 $73,130 3.2%
11-1021 General and Operations Managers 560 6.0% 7.233 0.51 $42.47 $45.34 $94,310 3.5%
11-1031 Legislators 260 27.4% 3.338 6.89 (4) (4) $33,390 21.2%
11-2022 Sales Managers 90 25.7% 1.196 0.47 $28.45 $35.65 $74,150 7.8%
11-3011 Administrative Services Managers 70 23.5% 0.940 0.48 $24.94 $30.84 $64,150 9.3%
11-3031 Financial Managers 90 9.7% 1.101 0.30 $51.97 $49.24 $102,430 5.7%
11-3051 Industrial Production Managers 40 6.9% 0.552 0.47 $34.03 $35.54 $73,930 3.5%
11-3071 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers 70 17.0% 0.883 1.23 $31.68 $35.35 $73,520 4.7%
11-9021 Construction Managers 50 20.0% 0.645 0.42 $31.66 $33.89 $70,500 16.8%
11-9032 Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School 220 9.6% 2.813 1.62 (4) (4) $77,300 2.5%
11-9033 Education Administrators, Postsecondary 60 10.0% 0.791 0.89 (8) (8) (8) (8)
11-9051 Food Service Managers 60 27.0% 0.776 0.54 $19.71 $19.89 $41,370 4.0%
11-9111 Medical and Health Services Managers 210 11.6% 2.686 1.20 $36.09 $38.95 $81,010 3.8%
11-9131 Postmasters and Mail Superintendents 100 0.0% 1.255 6.59 $27.12 $25.35 $52,720 0.9%
11-9199 Managers, All Other 60 18.6% 0.725 0.27 $23.49 $24.55 $51,060 4.0%
13-0000 Business and Financial Operations Occupations major 2,190 5.8% 27.988 0.58 $24.99 $26.82 $55,790 1.5%
13-1021 Buyers and Purchasing Agents, Farm Products 60 49.7% 0.761 9.58 $27.12 $30.33 $63,090 7.2%
13-1023 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products 70 12.3% 0.921 0.43 $21.38 $23.11 $48,060 2.5%
13-1031 Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators 60 31.1% 0.750 0.36 $19.96 $25.36 $52,760 11.8%
13-1041 Compliance Officers 110 10.5% 1.426 0.87 $22.50 $23.67 $49,240 2.3%
13-1051 Cost Estimators 60 19.4% 0.821 0.56 $23.12 $22.75 $47,320 5.5%
13-1078 Human Resources, Training, and Labor Relations Specialists, All Other* 110 10.4% 1.396 0.41 $22.94 $24.39 $50,730 2.1%
13-1081 Logisticians 40 2.9% 0.481 0.55 $31.94 $33.22 $69,100 2.5%
13-1111 Management Analysts (8) (8) (8) (8) $23.42 $27.61 $57,430 3.0%
13-1151 Training and Development Specialists 70 8.9% 0.947 0.59 $23.84 $24.02 $49,960 3.3%
13-1199 Business Operations Specialists, All Other* 80 6.7% 1.077 0.14 $25.86 $28.51 $59,310 1.4%
13-2011 Accountants and Auditors 430 7.6% 5.507 0.65 $23.27 $26.36 $54,830 2.3%
13-2021 Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate 90 17.5% 1.091 2.30 $23.17 $26.80 $55,740 9.8%
13-2072 Loan Officers 530 21.0% 6.762 3.05 $26.30 $28.41 $59,090 3.9%
15-0000 Computer and Mathematical Occupations major 560 5.0% 7.120 0.27 $26.07 $27.95 $58,130 3.8%
15-1121 Computer Systems Analysts 40 10.9% 0.448 0.12 (8) (8) (8) (8)
15-1132 Software Developers, Applications 60 12.8% 0.750 0.18 $29.37 $33.45 $69,580 3.9%
15-1142 Network and Computer Systems Administrators* 120 11.3% 1.534 0.58 $26.25 $28.08 $58,400 3.6%
15-1150 Computer Support Specialists 150 11.8% 1.937 0.39 $20.93 $22.12 $46,000 4.1%
17-0000 Architecture and Engineering Occupations major 430 8.9% 5.472 0.30 $25.10 $26.68 $55,500 1.6%
17-1022 Surveyors 30 29.4% 0.430 1.31 $20.13 $21.22 $44,130 7.5%
17-2051 Civil Engineers 70 13.5% 0.942 0.48 $32.06 $32.61 $67,840 1.9%
17-2112 Industrial Engineers 30 17.8% 0.428 0.26 $31.68 $32.67 $67,950 2.6%
17-3022 Civil Engineering Technicians 80 2.9% 0.997 1.78 $19.78 $20.39 $42,410 2.6%
19-0000 Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations major 480 7.8% 6.152 0.73 $22.33 $27.13 $56,420 8.4%
19-1031 Conservation Scientists 60 19.2% 0.726 4.92 $30.36 $30.87 $64,210 1.8%
19-2031 Chemists 30 31.5% 0.401 0.64 (8) (8) (8) (8)
19-3031 Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists 40 24.4% 0.451 0.57 $28.26 $33.87 $70,450 5.0%
19-4021 Biological Technicians 50 0.0% 0.653 1.16 $13.46 $14.50 $30,160 2.1%
19-4093 Forest and Conservation Technicians 70 11.6% 0.936 3.92 $13.69 $16.17 $33,640 1.7%
21-0000 Community and Social Service Occupations major 940 6.6% 12.086 0.82 $16.06 $17.18 $35,740 3.1%
21-1011 Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors 30 22.4% 0.387 0.65 $17.91 $20.09 $41,790 4.0%
21-1012 Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors 110 13.2% 1.402 0.74 $24.99 $24.62 $51,200 3.1%
21-1015 Rehabilitation Counselors 70 15.1% 0.868 1.01 $13.75 $14.39 $29,920 3.4%
21-1021 Child, Family, and School Social Workers 160 3.5% 2.023 0.94 $17.29 $18.86 $39,220 1.8%
21-1022 Healthcare Social Workers 90 8.5% 1.147 1.10 $18.32 $19.39 $40,330 4.8%
21-1023 Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers 60 44.9% 0.745 0.83 $14.89 $19.18 $39,890 17.1%
21-1091 Health Educators 90 39.5% 1.160 2.63 $11.25 $14.90 $30,990 10.4%
21-1093 Social and Human Service Assistants 210 12.8% 2.744 0.98 $10.85 $11.45 $23,820 3.1%
21-1798 Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other* 70 28.1% 0.859 0.91 $16.89 $17.88 $37,180 11.0%
23-0000 Legal Occupations major 390 4.6% 4.930 0.63 $22.85 $35.34 $73,500 8.7%
23-1011 Lawyers 260 9.1% 3.374 0.76 $34.33 $45.02 $93,640 12.7%
23-2011 Paralegals and Legal Assistants* 100 18.0% 1.246 0.63 $14.32 $14.27 $29,690 3.2%
25-0000 Education, Training, and Library Occupations major 5,790 5.6% 74.098 1.13 $17.98 $18.22 $37,900 2.2%
25-1011 Business Teachers, Postsecondary 50 15.2% 0.681 1.06 (4) (4) $51,540 4.8%
25-1081 Education Teachers, Postsecondary 40 12.3% 0.508 1.03 (8) (8) (8) (8)
25-1121 Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary (8) (8) (8) (8) (4) (4) $43,350 3.0%
25-1191 Graduate Teaching Assistants 70 8.8% 0.886 1.03 (4) (4) $27,590 5.6%
25-2011 Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education 60 38.4% 0.725 0.27 $17.97 $18.68 $38,850 5.3%
25-2012 Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education 210 30.4% 2.666 2.07 (4) (4) $44,560 4.7%
25-2021 Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education 1,270 22.8% 16.291 1.48 (4) (4) $43,740 3.7%
25-2022 Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education 210 23.4% 2.749 0.55 (4) (4) $49,720 6.4%
25-2031 Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education 1,030 18.9% 13.141 1.68 (4) (4) $43,420 3.3%
25-2032 Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School 70 21.3% 0.895 1.30 (4) (4) $52,870 4.8%
25-2041 Special Education Teachers, Preschool, Kindergarten, and Elementary School* 180 18.1% 2.347 1.37 (4) (4) $42,170 3.6%
25-2053 Special Education Teachers, Middle School 50 27.7% 0.652 0.83 (4) (4) $47,660 10.0%
25-2054 Special Education Teachers, Secondary School 110 16.8% 1.449 1.40 (4) (4) $44,660 4.7%
25-3011 Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors 50 23.5% 0.607 1.15 $18.43 $19.72 $41,030 6.3%
25-3999 Teachers and Instructors, All Other* 530 17.6% 6.749 1.05 (4) (4) $31,060 9.2%
25-4021 Librarians 170 18.0% 2.159 1.90 $17.50 $18.11 $37,670 3.1%
25-4031 Library Technicians 110 18.6% 1.437 1.73 $12.06 $11.92 $24,790 3.7%
25-9021 Farm and Home Management Advisors 50 27.6% 0.612 7.48 $37.99 $34.62 $72,000 9.8%
25-9031 Instructional Coordinators 60 6.5% 0.712 0.70 $20.33 $21.54 $44,800 2.5%
25-9041 Teacher Assistants 1,120 16.0% 14.323 1.51 (4) (4) $20,450 4.4%
27-0000 Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations major 800 11.1% 10.243 0.76 $13.37 $15.33 $31,890 5.6%
27-1023 Floral Designers 30 35.0% 0.425 1.16 $9.54 $9.38 $19,520 4.3%
27-2022 Coaches and Scouts 180 32.4% 2.260 1.50 (4) (4) $22,070 10.5%
27-2041 Music Directors and Composers 40 36.5% 0.512 2.60 $20.04 $19.74 $41,070 7.5%
27-3011 Radio and Television Announcers 90 8.3% 1.140 4.61 $13.20 $13.07 $27,190 5.9%
27-3022 Reporters and Correspondents 60 44.7% 0.826 2.34 $12.25 $12.16 $25,290 3.7%
27-3031 Public Relations Specialists 110 9.7% 1.357 0.82 $15.32 $17.70 $36,820 4.8%
27-3041 Editors 30 44.8% 0.396 0.51 $18.89 $17.39 $36,170 11.3%
27-3091 Interpreters and Translators 30 34.9% 0.429 1.15 $13.02 $13.44 $27,960 3.5%
27-4012 Broadcast Technicians 40 31.4% 0.472 2.00 $20.52 $20.81 $43,280 13.0%
29-0000 Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations major 4,640 2.9% 59.425 1.01 $23.85 $30.32 $63,060 3.4%
29-1021 Dentists, General (8) (8) (8) (8) $43.42 $47.88 $99,600 14.6%
29-1051 Pharmacists 150 25.7% 1.898 0.89 $52.50 $51.52 $107,150 3.0%
29-1062 Family and General Practitioners 120 17.9% 1.476 1.86 (5) $106.15 $220,790 10.7%
29-1069 Physicians and Surgeons, All Other 60 19.9% 0.738 0.31 (5) $107.78 $224,180 20.7%
29-1071 Physician Assistants 90 19.1% 1.114 1.71 $41.94 $41.80 $86,940 3.6%
29-1111 Registered Nurses* 1,520 3.2% 19.407 0.91 $26.69 $28.45 $59,170 2.0%
29-1122 Occupational Therapists 40 25.0% 0.536 0.66 $30.73 $31.92 $66,390 4.7%
29-1123 Physical Therapists 90 11.6% 1.143 0.79 $37.31 $38.14 $79,340 4.4%
29-1126 Respiratory Therapists 40 0.0% 0.556 0.63 $25.35 $25.28 $52,590 1.5%
29-1127 Speech-Language Pathologists 70 34.1% 0.862 0.94 $27.43 $28.96 $60,230 7.9%
29-1131 Veterinarians 100 12.4% 1.283 2.97 $34.77 $34.90 $72,600 8.9%
29-2011 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists 140 14.5% 1.763 1.37 $24.39 $24.75 $51,490 3.3%
29-2012 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians 70 9.3% 0.859 0.70 $18.49 $18.99 $39,510 2.2%
29-2021 Dental Hygienists 120 27.2% 1.504 1.05 $31.68 $30.46 $63,360 5.6%
29-2037 Radiologic Technologists and Technicians* 140 5.6% 1.787 1.04 $22.49 $23.51 $48,900 2.4%
29-2041 Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 70 6.9% 0.839 0.47 $14.84 $15.99 $33,260 4.9%
29-2052 Pharmacy Technicians 200 30.8% 2.585 0.97 $12.70 $12.94 $26,910 2.3%
29-2055 Surgical Technologists 60 8.7% 0.790 1.07 $15.40 $16.52 $34,360 4.4%
29-2056 Veterinary Technologists and Technicians 90 10.7% 1.150 1.87 $13.60 $13.78 $28,660 5.4%
29-2061 Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 870 5.2% 11.109 1.95 $17.49 $18.29 $38,050 2.1%
29-2071 Medical Records and Health Information Technicians 110 8.0% 1.397 0.99 $15.54 $16.68 $34,690 4.0%
29-2081 Opticians, Dispensing 80 35.0% 1.045 2.21 $11.26 $11.18 $23,250 8.7%
29-2799 Health Technologists and Technicians, All Other* 60 41.3% 0.782 0.97 $15.79 $15.76 $32,770 13.0%
31-0000 Healthcare Support Occupations major 2,460 4.7% 31.444 1.02 $11.02 $11.48 $23,880 1.4%
31-1011 Home Health Aides 100 34.3% 1.277 0.18 $8.78 $9.52 $19,800 4.0%
31-1012 Nursing Aides, Orderlies, and Attendants* 1,700 6.4% 21.818 1.91 $10.84 $11.09 $23,080 1.1%
31-2021 Physical Therapist Assistants 30 14.6% 0.416 0.79 $20.81 $20.90 $43,470 2.5%
31-2022 Physical Therapist Aides 40 21.2% 0.565 1.52 $12.36 $13.68 $28,460 8.4%
31-9091 Dental Assistants 190 1.6% 2.403 1.04 $12.62 $12.36 $25,710 5.3%
31-9092 Medical Assistants 180 20.7% 2.330 0.55 $11.39 $11.88 $24,720 2.3%
31-9094 Medical Transcriptionists 90 12.2% 1.181 1.98 $13.18 $13.36 $27,790 2.0%
33-0000 Protective Service Occupations major 1,070 5.1% 13.725 0.55 $16.88 $18.17 $37,790 2.4%
33-1012 First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives 80 10.4% 1.035 1.30 $27.21 $27.86 $57,950 2.0%
33-2011 Firefighters 40 0.0% 0.565 0.24 $16.32 $16.61 $34,550 2.3%
33-3012 Correctional Officers and Jailers 170 9.0% 2.145 0.61 $14.75 $14.64 $30,460 2.7%
33-3021 Detectives and Criminal Investigators 40 0.0% 0.535 0.61 $28.10 $31.16 $64,800 1.5%
33-3051 Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers 390 8.1% 5.055 1.02 $19.18 $19.31 $40,160 2.1%
33-9032 Security Guards 60 26.5% 0.768 0.10 $12.50 $12.79 $26,610 4.9%
33-9092 Lifeguards, Ski Patrol, and Other Recreational Protective Service Workers 90 19.2% 1.150 1.20 $8.76 $9.04 $18,810 2.5%
33-9099 Protective Service Workers, All Other * 50 33.4% 0.682 1.18 $15.05 $13.90 $28,910 6.7%
35-0000 Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations major 7,430 3.5% 95.107 1.09 $8.70 $9.03 $18,790 1.2%
35-1012 First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 560 12.1% 7.137 1.16 $12.51 $12.85 $26,730 4.1%
35-2011 Cooks, Fast Food 710 26.6% 9.120 2.33 $8.42 $8.27 $17,200 2.4%
35-2012 Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria 610 12.3% 7.746 2.50 $9.64 $9.73 $20,230 1.6%
35-2014 Cooks, Restaurant 400 28.1% 5.114 0.69 $9.53 $9.67 $20,100 4.0%
35-2015 Cooks, Short Order (8) (8) (8) (8) $10.65 $10.63 $22,120 6.6%
35-2021 Food Preparation Workers 330 22.1% 4.262 0.71 $8.68 $8.78 $18,260 2.2%
35-3011 Bartenders 480 21.3% 6.166 1.54 $8.61 $8.70 $18,090 3.0%
35-3021 Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food 2,090 18.5% 26.726 1.22 $8.45 $8.32 $17,310 2.1%
35-3022 Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop 230 38.5% 2.937 0.85 $8.59 $8.84 $18,390 3.6%
35-3031 Waiters and Waitresses 1,080 12.3% 13.856 0.78 $8.42 $8.27 $17,190 2.3%
35-3041 Food Servers, Nonrestaurant 240 18.0% 3.086 1.79 $8.72 $8.77 $18,250 2.3%
35-9011 Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers (8) (8) (8) (8) $10.13 $9.95 $20,690 3.5%
35-9021 Dishwashers 210 22.2% 2.702 0.69 $8.40 $8.23 $17,110 2.4%
35-9031 Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop 100 38.8% 1.230 0.48 $8.37 $8.13 $16,910 3.4%
37-0000 Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations major 3,310 5.6% 42.351 1.30 $9.37 $10.57 $21,980 1.9%
37-1011 First-Line Supervisors of Housekeeping and Janitorial Workers 160 14.0% 2.037 1.52 $14.11 $14.47 $30,090 3.8%
37-1012 First-Line Supervisors of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers 60 30.4% 0.773 0.99 $20.33 $20.91 $43,500 3.2%
37-2011 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 1,540 8.7% 19.718 1.22 $9.79 $10.54 $21,930 2.1%
37-2012 Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 850 9.1% 10.901 1.59 $8.69 $8.80 $18,310 2.8%
37-3011 Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers 580 12.5% 7.405 1.16 $9.20 $10.47 $21,770 4.5%
37-3012 Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation 90 45.3% 1.142 6.22 $13.30 $12.88 $26,790 6.9%
39-0000 Personal Care and Service Occupations major 1,570 7.3% 20.162 0.71 $8.97 $10.17 $21,160 3.6%
39-1021 First-Line Supervisors of Personal Service Workers 60 35.7% 0.775 0.73 $13.45 $14.38 $29,910 5.9%
39-2021 Nonfarm Animal Caretakers 90 34.9% 1.214 1.08 $9.15 $9.93 $20,650 10.1%
39-3091 Amusement and Recreation Attendants (8) (8) (8) (8) $8.66 $8.74 $18,170 5.3%
39-5012 Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists 240 6.4% 3.084 1.11 $9.01 $10.43 $21,700 12.4%
39-9011 Childcare Workers 460 5.1% 5.901 1.20 $8.53 $8.72 $18,130 3.8%
39-9021 Personal Care Aides 230 39.8% 2.914 0.46 $9.84 $9.86 $20,500 2.7%
39-9031 Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors (8) (8) (8) (8) $8.95 $9.54 $19,850 5.3%
39-9032 Recreation Workers 160 18.6% 2.076 0.88 $10.72 $11.06 $23,000 4.0%
41-0000 Sales and Related Occupations major 9,440 4.4% 120.868 1.14 $9.71 $12.80 $26,620 2.7%
41-1011 First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 880 9.3% 11.315 1.21 $15.92 $18.16 $37,770 4.3%
41-1012 First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers 130 17.6% 1.649 0.90 $25.07 $27.53 $57,260 7.1%
41-2011 Cashiers 3,360 10.9% 42.988 1.66 $8.68 $8.77 $18,250 1.3%
41-2021 Counter and Rental Clerks 420 20.6% 5.437 1.66 $10.34 $11.08 $23,040 4.7%
41-2022 Parts Salespersons 350 14.5% 4.435 2.72 $13.79 $14.71 $30,600 5.0%
41-2031 Retail Salespersons 2,490 11.3% 31.918 0.96 $9.99 $11.69 $24,320 5.1%
41-3011 Advertising Sales Agents 120 19.7% 1.516 1.34 $16.54 $17.55 $36,500 7.6%
41-3021 Insurance Sales Agents 250 16.3% 3.229 1.29 $15.76 $17.55 $36,500 6.0%
41-3031 Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents 50 43.7% 0.665 0.28 $18.10 $23.44 $48,750 24.1%
41-3041 Travel Agents (8) (8) (8) (8) $8.81 $9.22 $19,170 8.0%
41-3099 Sales Representatives, Services, All Other 80 15.1% 0.974 0.21 $17.36 $17.87 $37,160 6.4%
41-4012 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 800 8.8% 10.219 0.94 $19.29 $21.99 $45,740 4.2%
41-9021 Real Estate Brokers (8) (8) (8) (8) $9.28 $13.63 $28,350 29.1%
41-9041 Telemarketers (8) (8) (8) (8) $8.85 $9.20 $19,140 3.6%
41-9799 Sales and Related Workers, All Other* 100 18.1% 1.220 0.91 $11.22 $12.08 $25,130 5.7%
43-0000 Office and Administrative Support Occupations major 13,450 2.4% 172.218 1.03 $11.82 $12.82 $26,660 1.2%
43-1011 First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 570 6.7% 7.296 0.69 $18.77 $20.52 $42,690 3.4%
43-2011 Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service 70 49.7% 0.866 0.84 $10.06 $10.46 $21,750 6.5%
43-3011 Bill and Account Collectors 130 21.1% 1.612 0.53 $13.39 $13.50 $28,080 2.3%
43-3021 Billing and Posting Clerks 290 13.6% 3.753 0.99 $13.39 $13.54 $28,170 3.3%
43-3031 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 1,590 6.7% 20.307 1.59 $13.39 $13.59 $28,270 2.2%
43-3051 Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks 120 17.9% 1.545 1.12 $14.66 $15.71 $32,670 3.4%
43-3061 Procurement Clerks 70 32.0% 0.919 1.67 $16.64 $16.44 $34,200 4.5%
43-3071 Tellers 510 16.7% 6.521 1.54 $10.86 $10.92 $22,710 3.4%
43-4031 Court, Municipal, and License Clerks 40 20.6% 0.575 0.61 $12.97 $13.58 $28,250 5.9%
43-4041 Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks 140 14.1% 1.781 4.46 $11.61 $13.25 $27,570 7.8%
43-4051 Customer Service Representatives 710 12.7% 9.105 0.53 $12.57 $12.91 $26,850 2.0%
43-4061 Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs 120 7.7% 1.476 1.57 $16.79 $16.17 $33,630 3.5%
43-4071 File Clerks (8) (8) (8) (8) $8.80 $9.25 $19,250 9.7%
43-4081 Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks 410 26.7% 5.275 3.02 $8.69 $8.74 $18,170 2.6%
43-4121 Library Assistants, Clerical 160 22.8% 2.033 2.38 $8.72 $9.60 $19,970 5.8%
43-4131 Loan Interviewers and Clerks 190 10.1% 2.389 1.65 $13.12 $13.19 $27,430 2.3%
43-4141 New Accounts Clerks 100 28.1% 1.251 2.64 $13.01 $12.89 $26,810 2.6%
43-4151 Order Clerks 490 4.2% 6.243 3.72 $9.43 $10.13 $21,060 3.4%
43-4161 Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping 60 9.5% 0.749 0.66 $14.51 $15.51 $32,260 2.5%
43-4171 Receptionists and Information Clerks 630 9.6% 8.074 1.06 $10.69 $10.86 $22,590 2.3%
43-4199 Information and Record Clerks, All Other 50 17.7% 0.667 0.44 $13.91 $14.96 $31,120 3.6%
43-5021 Couriers and Messengers 50 38.5% 0.634 0.98 $8.55 $8.61 $17,900 6.6%
43-5031 Police, Fire, and Ambulance Dispatchers 100 18.6% 1.326 1.75 $13.82 $13.99 $29,100 2.9%
43-5032 Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance 80 28.6% 1.045 0.74 $17.74 $18.12 $37,690 9.2%
43-5041 Meter Readers, Utilities (8) (8) (8) (8) $14.07 $15.05 $31,300 11.4%
43-5051 Postal Service Clerks 50 0.0% 0.691 1.36 $25.53 $25.51 $53,060 1.6%
43-5052 Postal Service Mail Carriers 240 0.0% 3.060 1.24 $23.20 $22.82 $47,470 1.1%
43-5053 Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and Processing Machine Operators 100 0.0% 1.332 1.22 $12.25 $16.75 $34,840 1.8%
43-5061 Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks 140 28.4% 1.791 0.84 $14.96 $17.14 $35,650 6.2%
43-5071 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks 240 18.9% 3.060 0.57 $11.47 $12.48 $25,970 2.8%
43-5081 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 1,080 17.2% 13.830 1.00 $9.21 $10.24 $21,310 2.8%
43-5111 Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping 70 25.3% 0.919 1.73 $16.06 $16.47 $34,260 13.9%
43-6011 Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants 260 9.9% 3.311 0.45 $17.55 $17.60 $36,610 2.0%
43-6012 Legal Secretaries 80 33.7% 1.078 0.63 $13.38 $13.55 $28,180 4.1%
43-6013 Medical Secretaries 190 15.4% 2.490 0.64 $12.06 $12.53 $26,060 2.7%
43-6014 Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 1,730 8.1% 22.139 1.45 $11.90 $12.55 $26,100 1.8%
43-9011 Computer Operators 80 9.1% 0.987 1.64 $13.21 $15.00 $31,210 5.9%
43-9021 Data Entry Keyers 60 24.4% 0.784 0.48 $10.93 $11.45 $23,820 6.8%
43-9041 Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks 140 15.9% 1.854 1.09 $13.59 $14.61 $30,380 6.5%
43-9061 Office Clerks, General 1,770 6.1% 22.726 1.03 $9.89 $10.58 $22,000 1.3%
45-0000 Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations major 570 19.5% 7.298 2.29 $12.08 $13.31 $27,690 4.3%
45-1011 First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers 60 32.6% 0.713 4.84 $21.49 $22.90 $47,620 5.9%
45-2011 Agricultural Inspectors 40 8.7% 0.524 4.87 $18.65 $18.63 $38,740 2.7%
45-2041 Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products 120 36.0% 1.513 4.74 $9.73 $9.87 $20,520 5.0%
45-2091 Agricultural Equipment Operators 120 41.3% 1.551 8.77 $12.83 $13.13 $27,310 6.3%
45-2092 Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse 180 47.7% 2.289 1.26 $11.66 $11.76 $24,450 6.8%
45-2093 Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals 40 28.7% 0.570 2.45 $12.15 $11.20 $23,290 11.3%
47-0000 Construction and Extraction Occupations major 3,080 4.4% 39.411 1.02 $14.24 $15.83 $32,920 2.6%
47-1011 First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 260 9.8% 3.306 0.92 $22.10 $23.18 $48,210 2.7%
47-2021 Brickmasons and Blockmasons (8) (8) (8) (8) $15.20 $15.05 $31,300 6.9%
47-2031 Carpenters 310 17.6% 3.933 0.87 $14.23 $18.59 $38,660 18.5%
47-2051 Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers 190 42.9% 2.431 2.30 $14.16 $16.35 $34,000 11.6%
47-2061 Construction Laborers 390 20.5% 4.936 0.81 $10.55 $10.57 $21,990 2.7%
47-2071 Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators (8) (8) (8) (8) $12.94 $13.13 $27,310 3.0%
47-2073 Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators 240 16.7% 3.123 1.19 $13.59 $14.20 $29,540 2.3%
47-2111 Electricians 280 7.9% 3.622 0.91 $18.30 $19.40 $40,350 4.2%
47-2121 Glaziers (8) (8) (8) (8) $13.03 $13.03 $27,100 5.7%
47-2152 Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 100 20.6% 1.257 0.46 $19.38 $19.25 $40,030 3.2%
47-2181 Roofers 80 31.3% 1.015 1.36 $13.32 $13.70 $28,500 9.4%
47-2211 Sheet Metal Workers 50 26.0% 0.579 0.57 $17.46 $17.61 $36,620 4.3%
47-3012 Helpers--Carpenters (8) (8) (8) (8) $10.56 $10.50 $21,830 2.4%
47-3015 Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 30 29.9% 0.438 1.09 $12.24 $12.11 $25,200 12.2%
47-4051 Highway Maintenance Workers 500 9.9% 6.382 5.69 $14.50 $15.25 $31,710 1.3%
47-5021 Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas 80 31.0% 1.082 8.16 $15.53 $16.26 $33,810 12.6%
49-0000 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations major 4,450 6.2% 56.921 1.46 $16.57 $17.95 $37,330 2.6%
49-1011 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers 340 10.3% 4.352 1.33 $24.96 $25.21 $52,440 3.4%
49-2022 Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers 190 20.1% 2.437 1.57 $27.30 $24.72 $51,410 9.4%
49-2092 Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related Repairers (8) (8) (8) (8) $14.56 $13.98 $29,080 9.8%
49-3011 Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians 60 39.4% 0.819 0.90 $16.16 $17.11 $35,590 5.1%
49-3021 Automotive Body and Related Repairers 90 39.9% 1.211 1.19 $14.37 $15.98 $33,230 13.7%
49-3023 Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 530 23.0% 6.818 1.48 $14.07 $15.19 $31,590 5.6%
49-3031 Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists 230 13.2% 2.971 1.71 $16.98 $17.82 $37,060 5.1%
49-3041 Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians 410 11.0% 5.285 21.12 $16.20 $16.55 $34,410 4.5%
49-3042 Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines 50 27.5% 0.583 0.68 $16.77 $17.74 $36,890 6.0%
49-3043 Rail Car Repairers 200 29.9% 2.517 16.58 $16.81 $17.86 $37,140 10.0%
49-3053 Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics (8) (8) (8) (8) $10.22 $11.17 $23,240 14.5%
49-3093 Tire Repairers and Changers 70 45.9% 0.875 1.18 $10.74 $10.78 $22,410 2.9%
49-9021 Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers 210 30.4% 2.694 1.49 $18.55 $18.76 $39,020 8.9%
49-9031 Home Appliance Repairers 50 23.0% 0.588 2.17 $15.85 $15.23 $31,680 16.6%
49-9041 Industrial Machinery Mechanics 180 7.4% 2.325 1.02 $21.53 $22.95 $47,730 5.2%
49-9043 Maintenance Workers, Machinery 50 46.7% 0.585 0.96 $15.55 $15.11 $31,420 5.0%
49-9051 Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers 330 24.5% 4.169 5.07 $26.96 $27.37 $56,920 4.7%
49-9052 Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers 60 31.8% 0.781 0.67 $16.39 $17.39 $36,170 9.3%
49-9062 Medical Equipment Repairers 30 47.4% 0.431 1.59 $26.53 $25.00 $52,000 11.0%
49-9071 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 950 14.2% 12.128 1.27 $13.43 $14.29 $29,720 2.9%
49-9098 Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers 60 37.7% 0.796 0.83 $9.11 $9.97 $20,740 7.4%
51-0000 Production Occupations major 6,240 4.4% 79.856 1.22 $13.22 $14.16 $29,460 2.3%
51-1011 First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers 370 6.6% 4.782 1.10 $24.00 $23.81 $49,530 2.4%
51-2022 Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers 50 38.3% 0.607 0.41 $10.46 $11.09 $23,070 8.6%
51-2092 Team Assemblers 270 20.8% 3.452 0.46 $10.03 $11.47 $23,850 9.0%
51-3011 Bakers (8) (8) (8) (8) $10.21 $10.99 $22,870 9.2%
51-3021 Butchers and Meat Cutters 120 15.1% 1.489 1.46 $12.02 $12.03 $25,030 6.6%
51-4021 Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 50 15.2% 0.659 1.13 $15.53 $14.85 $30,900 4.5%
51-4031 Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 60 19.4% 0.809 0.57 $12.43 $12.69 $26,400 3.0%
51-4032 Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 30 35.9% 0.430 2.56 $12.06 $12.11 $25,190 5.2%
51-4041 Machinists 140 11.9% 1.834 0.64 $13.73 $13.66 $28,410 3.9%
51-4121 Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers 280 15.0% 3.548 1.44 $13.34 $13.88 $28,860 3.7%
51-5112 Printing Press Operators 60 35.0% 0.731 0.52 $12.20 $12.57 $26,150 5.7%
51-6011 Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers 250 22.3% 3.156 2.01 $9.04 $9.44 $19,640 3.7%
51-8031 Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators 170 13.6% 2.163 2.54 $17.00 $17.26 $35,910 2.4%
51-9023 Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 160 28.0% 2.035 2.20 $14.63 $14.90 $30,990 6.0%
51-9041 Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 50 1.6% 0.650 1.26 $16.63 $16.39 $34,100 4.6%
51-9061 Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers 320 6.8% 4.036 1.19 $15.51 $15.14 $31,500 3.0%
51-9111 Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders 250 7.2% 3.145 1.14 $13.60 $13.83 $28,770 3.6%
51-9122 Painters, Transportation Equipment 30 35.9% 0.423 1.21 $16.13 $20.61 $42,860 22.3%
51-9151 Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine Operators 40 30.3% 0.467 1.19 $9.96 $9.92 $20,640 2.1%
51-9198 Helpers--Production Workers 290 1.9% 3.723 1.13 $9.62 $9.54 $19,850 2.5%
51-9399 Production Workers, All Other* 200 1.0% 2.621 1.43 $8.86 $9.86 $20,500 8.0%
53-0000 Transportation and Material Moving Occupations major 6,640 4.4% 84.967 1.26 $12.96 $14.23 $29,590 2.1%
53-1021 First-Line Supervisors of Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers, Hand 210 9.9% 2.737 2.11 $21.55 $22.47 $46,730 3.5%
53-1031 First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators 120 18.8% 1.588 1.03 $26.13 $26.89 $55,930 4.9%
53-2012 Commercial Pilots 90 38.4% 1.182 4.79 (4) (4) $49,460 9.8%
53-3021 Bus Drivers, Transit and Intercity 30 31.7% 0.397 0.29 $12.08 $11.63 $24,200 10.2%
53-3022 Bus Drivers, School or Special Client 260 25.0% 3.301 0.89 $11.43 $13.19 $27,430 12.4%
53-3031 Driver/Sales Workers 440 24.0% 5.696 1.88 $11.26 $12.55 $26,100 7.3%
53-3032 Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers 1,540 9.1% 19.664 1.67 $14.94 $15.84 $32,950 4.9%
53-3033 Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers 640 14.1% 8.227 1.37 $11.81 $14.00 $29,110 5.1%
53-3041 Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs 150 22.6% 1.857 1.43 $8.46 $8.36 $17,380 3.8%
53-6031 Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants 40 21.9% 0.478 0.60 $10.61 $10.79 $22,450 6.7%
53-7011 Conveyor Operators and Tenders 240 35.5% 3.095 10.67 $11.32 $12.76 $26,540 6.0%
53-7032 Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators (8) (8) (8) (8) $14.28 $14.89 $30,970 8.5%
53-7051 Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators 180 12.1% 2.337 0.60 $13.67 $15.43 $32,100 7.1%
53-7061 Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment 190 41.9% 2.430 1.07 $8.98 $10.11 $21,020 5.3%
53-7062 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 1,730 7.5% 22.183 1.38 $11.48 $12.09 $25,150 1.8%
53-7064 Packers and Packagers, Hand 380 6.4% 4.834 0.93 $14.49 $13.68 $28,460 9.6%
53-7073 Wellhead Pumpers 60 29.4% 0.773 7.52 $14.45 $15.86 $32,980 3.0%
53-7081 Refuse and Recyclable Material Collectors 90 41.1% 1.108 1.15 $10.87 $11.97 $24,910 10.0%

About May 2011 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 $90.00 per hour or $187,199 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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Last Modified Date: March 27, 2012

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