Occupational Employment Statistics

May 2012 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

NAICS 512200 - Sound Recording Industries


These national industry-specific occupational employment and wage estimates are calculated with data collected from employers of all sizes, in metropolitan and nonmetropolitan areas in every State and the District of Columbia, in NAICS 512200 - Sound Recording Industries.

Additional information, including the hourly and annual 10th, 25th, 75th, and 90th percentile wages, percent of establishments reporting the occupation, and the employment percent relative standard error, is available in the downloadable XLS files.

NAICS 512200 - Sound Recording Industries is part of: NAICS 512000 - Motion Picture and Sound Recording Industries.

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NAICS 512200 - Sound Recording Industries

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 total 16,430 4.6% 100.00% $22.26 $29.10 $60,520 2.5%
11-0000 Management Occupations major 1,920 8.6% 11.71% $52.60 $62.86 $130,750 3.7%
11-1000 Top Executives minor 1,170 9.1% 7.12% $55.03 $65.23 $135,670 4.3%
11-1011 Chief Executives detail 30 15.0% 0.21% (5) $96.50 $200,730 11.3%
11-1021 General and Operations Managers detail 1,140 9.3% 6.92% $53.63 $64.29 $133,720 4.4%
11-2000 Advertising, Marketing, Promotions, Public Relations, and Sales Managers minor 270 13.3% 1.63% $51.98 $63.58 $132,250 7.8%
11-2011 Advertising and Promotions Managers detail 50 21.6% 0.29% $54.50 $62.69 $130,400 11.8%
11-2020 Marketing and Sales Managers broad 200 16.5% 1.24% $51.75 $63.90 $132,910 9.7%
11-2021 Marketing Managers detail 80 19.3% 0.51% $56.77 $61.18 $127,260 8.6%
11-2022 Sales Managers detail 120 19.9% 0.74% $45.07 $65.77 $136,810 14.6%
11-3000 Operations Specialties Managers minor 330 14.4% 2.02% $53.22 $59.15 $123,030 5.0%
11-3011 Administrative Services Managers detail 90 26.9% 0.54% $34.41 $44.21 $91,950 10.2%
11-3021 Computer and Information Systems Managers detail 90 23.0% 0.52% $64.15 $67.05 $139,460 7.5%
11-3031 Financial Managers detail 100 15.1% 0.61% $63.09 $69.28 $144,110 6.7%
11-9000 Other Management Occupations minor 150 20.4% 0.94% $44.17 $51.61 $107,340 6.9%
11-9199 Managers, All Other detail 150 21.3% 0.89% $44.35 $52.03 $108,220 7.2%
13-0000 Business and Financial Operations Occupations major 2,060 15.7% 12.55% $31.17 $33.75 $70,210 3.7%
13-1000 Business Operations Specialists minor 1,290 12.8% 7.84% $29.56 $33.34 $69,350 4.9%
13-1011 Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers, and Athletes detail 410 22.4% 2.49% (8) (8) (8) (8)
13-1070 Human Resources Workers broad 40 17.1% 0.24% $37.28 $40.14 $83,490 5.3%
13-1071 Human Resources Specialists detail 40 17.1% 0.24% $37.28 $40.14 $83,490 5.3%
13-1111 Management Analysts detail 140 29.4% 0.86% (8) (8) (8) (8)
13-1121 Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners detail 60 37.2% 0.35% $18.49 $21.95 $45,650 14.6%
13-1161 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists detail 270 16.5% 1.67% $29.04 $33.46 $69,600 5.0%
13-1199 Business Operations Specialists, All Other detail 240 17.7% 1.47% $31.50 $31.58 $65,680 6.9%
13-2000 Financial Specialists minor 770 23.0% 4.71% $32.64 $34.44 $71,630 3.3%
13-2011 Accountants and Auditors detail 360 14.5% 2.18% $32.52 $34.49 $71,740 3.7%
15-0000 Computer and Mathematical Occupations major 530 17.8% 3.25% $32.24 $34.40 $71,550 3.6%
15-1100 Computer Occupations minor 530 18.0% 3.20% $32.33 $34.50 $71,750 3.6%
15-1130 Software Developers and Programmers broad 320 20.4% 1.96% $30.43 $34.12 $70,970 4.5%
15-1131 Computer Programmers detail 50 28.9% 0.31% $33.32 $35.44 $73,720 6.1%
15-1132 Software Developers, Applications detail 80 31.1% 0.49% $44.67 $46.14 $95,980 4.8%
15-1134 Web Developers detail 160 27.2% 0.98% $24.82 $25.96 $53,990 4.8%
15-1140 Database and Systems Administrators and Network Architects broad 110 21.4% 0.67% $38.32 $38.60 $80,280 3.7%
15-1142 Network and Computer Systems Administrators detail 80 28.2% 0.50% $37.71 $38.21 $79,470 4.1%
15-1150 Computer Support Specialists broad 50 19.8% 0.32% $23.96 $25.23 $52,470 4.2%
15-1151 Computer User Support Specialists detail 40 19.7% 0.21% $24.20 $25.00 $52,010 3.5%
17-0000 Architecture and Engineering Occupations major 40 41.5% 0.23% $41.79 $41.96 $87,270 16.4%
17-2000 Engineers minor 30 45.2% 0.20% $46.57 $44.15 $91,830 18.5%
23-0000 Legal Occupations major 60 38.4% 0.39% (8) (8) (8) (8)
23-1000 Lawyers, Judges, and Related Workers minor 60 35.6% 0.35% (8) (8) (8) (8)
23-1010 Lawyers and Judicial Law Clerks broad 60 35.6% 0.35% (8) (8) (8) (8)
23-1011 Lawyers detail 60 35.6% 0.35% (8) (8) (8) (8)
25-0000 Education, Training, and Library Occupations major 90 43.3% 0.56% $17.17 $19.09 $39,710 8.1%
25-3000 Other Teachers and Instructors minor (8) (8) (8) $16.54 $17.52 $36,450 7.7%
25-3021 Self-Enrichment Education Teachers detail (8) (8) (8) $16.55 $17.11 $35,580 8.1%
27-0000 Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations major 6,070 4.3% 36.93% $20.10 $24.66 $51,290 2.5%
27-1000 Art and Design Workers minor 340 15.4% 2.08% $20.45 $25.30 $52,630 7.0%
27-1010 Artists and Related Workers broad 80 17.8% 0.48% $22.84 $35.53 $73,900 17.3%
27-1011 Art Directors detail 40 22.9% 0.23% (8) (8) (8) (8)
27-1014 Multimedia Artists and Animators detail 40 27.3% 0.25% $17.55 $20.80 $43,260 5.6%
27-1020 Designers broad 260 18.9% 1.60% $20.09 $22.25 $46,270 5.3%
27-1024 Graphic Designers detail 260 19.2% 1.58% $20.21 $22.37 $46,530 5.4%
27-2000 Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related Workers minor 1,020 10.2% 6.21% $26.75 $31.93 $66,420 5.7%
27-2010 Actors, Producers, and Directors broad 680 12.2% 4.12% $27.19 $32.73 $68,070 6.3%
27-2012 Producers and Directors detail 650 12.4% 3.96% $27.47 $33.03 $68,710 6.4%
27-2040 Musicians, Singers, and Related Workers broad 340 19.2% 2.05% $25.70 $30.64 (4) 11.3%
27-2041 Music Directors and Composers detail 150 16.7% 0.91% $27.88 $35.93 $74,730 9.5%
27-2042 Musicians and Singers detail 190 30.1% 1.13% $21.82 $26.38 (4) 19.6%
27-3000 Media and Communication Workers minor 690 11.2% 4.20% $26.00 $30.61 $63,660 5.3%
27-3010 Announcers broad 30 29.2% 0.20% (8) (8) (8) (8)
27-3011 Radio and Television Announcers detail 30 29.2% 0.20% (8) (8) (8) (8)
27-3031 Public Relations Specialists detail 350 18.2% 2.13% $29.31 $33.41 $69,500 7.3%
27-3040 Writers and Editors broad 200 13.9% 1.23% $22.47 $25.72 $53,510 6.4%
27-3041 Editors detail 120 19.5% 0.75% $23.06 $26.06 $54,200 7.7%
27-3043 Writers and Authors detail 80 18.8% 0.48% $20.89 $25.21 $52,430 9.9%
27-3090 Miscellaneous Media and Communication Workers broad 100 20.5% 0.63% $18.55 $25.25 $52,520 10.5%
27-3099 Media and Communication Workers, All Other detail 80 24.5% 0.50% $22.46 $27.16 $56,490 12.1%
27-4000 Media and Communication Equipment Workers minor 4,020 6.5% 24.45% $18.05 $21.74 $45,220 2.9%
27-4010 Broadcast and Sound Engineering Technicians and Radio Operators broad 3,650 6.5% 22.22% $17.91 $21.44 $44,590 3.0%
27-4011 Audio and Video Equipment Technicians detail 730 9.4% 4.41% $17.59 $19.58 $40,740 3.9%
27-4012 Broadcast Technicians detail 50 36.0% 0.30% $25.30 $27.82 $57,870 13.9%
27-4014 Sound Engineering Technicians detail 2,880 7.9% 17.51% $17.92 $21.80 $45,340 3.7%
27-4030 Television, Video, and Motion Picture Camera Operators and Editors broad 290 34.3% 1.74% $23.51 $26.98 $56,120 9.5%
27-4031 Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Motion Picture detail (8) (8) (8) $31.60 $27.32 $56,830 15.2%
27-4032 Film and Video Editors detail 230 40.0% 1.41% $22.21 $26.90 $55,960 9.5%
27-4099 Media and Communication Equipment Workers, All Other detail 80 45.5% 0.48% $14.35 $16.82 $34,990 7.6%
37-0000 Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations major 50 25.6% 0.29% $11.03 $11.71 $24,370 4.7%
37-2000 Building Cleaning and Pest Control Workers minor 50 25.6% 0.29% $11.03 $11.71 $24,370 4.7%
37-2010 Building Cleaning Workers broad 50 25.6% 0.29% $11.03 $11.71 $24,370 4.7%
37-2011 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners detail 50 25.6% 0.29% $11.03 $11.71 $24,370 4.7%
41-0000 Sales and Related Occupations major 1,150 11.1% 7.01% $24.19 $29.20 $60,730 5.0%
41-1010 First-Line Supervisors of Sales Workers broad 70 15.7% 0.43% $31.36 $39.24 $81,610 10.1%
41-1012 First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers detail 50 15.9% 0.31% $36.34 $43.58 $90,640 9.9%
41-2000 Retail Sales Workers minor 80 47.1% 0.52% $10.34 $12.28 $25,550 9.5%
41-3000 Sales Representatives, Services minor 520 12.9% 3.16% $26.00 $31.90 $66,350 7.4%
41-3011 Advertising Sales Agents detail 80 24.6% 0.49% (8) (8) (8) (8)
41-3099 Sales Representatives, Services, All Other detail 440 14.8% 2.67% $25.13 $30.24 $62,890 8.3%
41-4010 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing broad 400 23.6% 2.46% $27.33 $30.14 $62,700 5.6%
41-4011 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products detail 50 44.0% 0.32% $33.94 $35.53 $73,910 7.5%
41-4012 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products detail 350 26.4% 2.14% $26.39 $29.33 $61,000 6.4%
41-9000 Other Sales and Related Workers minor 70 23.4% 0.44% $11.39 $14.32 $29,790 9.3%
41-9041 Telemarketers detail 50 30.6% 0.32% $14.54 $14.55 $30,270 13.0%
43-0000 Office and Administrative Support Occupations major 4,070 6.7% 24.75% $15.84 $17.74 $36,890 2.3%
43-1011 First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers detail 350 9.8% 2.16% $27.19 $27.92 $58,070 2.9%
43-3000 Financial Clerks minor 670 14.4% 4.05% $16.59 $17.29 $35,960 4.7%
43-3021 Billing and Posting Clerks detail 40 32.6% 0.27% $13.88 $14.26 $29,660 6.4%
43-3031 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks detail 580 15.2% 3.54% $16.98 $17.57 $36,540 5.3%
43-4000 Information and Record Clerks minor 820 21.3% 4.97% $13.47 $14.17 $29,480 2.9%
43-4051 Customer Service Representatives detail 310 19.4% 1.86% $13.54 $14.43 $30,020 3.1%
43-4151 Order Clerks detail 70 26.2% 0.42% $14.87 $14.83 $30,840 6.0%
43-4171 Receptionists and Information Clerks detail 360 29.8% 2.21% $12.66 $12.65 $26,300 4.8%
43-4199 Information and Record Clerks, All Other detail 70 38.3% 0.42% $18.62 $19.40 $40,340 5.8%
43-5000 Material Recording, Scheduling, Dispatching, and Distributing Workers minor 340 10.3% 2.06% $14.67 $15.40 $32,040 2.6%
43-5061 Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks detail 90 16.4% 0.53% $18.29 $19.25 $40,040 3.7%
43-5071 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks detail 160 15.5% 0.94% $14.20 $14.57 $30,300 3.9%
43-5081 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers detail 100 16.0% 0.58% $12.65 $13.31 $27,690 3.0%
43-6010 Secretaries and Administrative Assistants broad 940 9.5% 5.71% $19.09 $21.24 $44,170 3.7%
43-6011 Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants detail 370 14.3% 2.23% $27.95 $28.98 $60,270 4.0%
43-6014 Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive detail 570 11.9% 3.49% $15.87 $16.29 $33,880 2.1%
43-9000 Other Office and Administrative Support Workers minor 950 8.9% 5.81% $13.41 $14.71 $30,590 3.4%
43-9020 Data Entry and Information Processing Workers broad 90 40.3% 0.52% $12.63 $14.03 $29,190 7.1%
43-9021 Data Entry Keyers detail 80 43.0% 0.48% $13.02 $14.54 $30,240 8.0%
43-9061 Office Clerks, General detail 780 10.1% 4.73% $13.19 $14.54 $30,240 4.0%
43-9199 Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other detail 60 24.3% 0.35% $17.54 $18.77 $39,050 7.0%
49-0000 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations major 130 17.2% 0.78% $20.74 $22.33 $46,450 6.8%
49-2000 Electrical and Electronic Equipment Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers minor 30 16.9% 0.19% $16.88 $17.43 $36,240 7.5%
49-9000 Other Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations minor 80 24.6% 0.50% $22.03 $23.27 $48,400 9.0%
49-9071 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General detail 60 34.8% 0.34% $18.69 $20.36 $42,360 4.3%
51-0000 Production Occupations major 100 20.9% 0.60% $16.95 $17.64 $36,680 9.0%
51-5110 Printing Workers broad 70 23.6% 0.41% $16.34 $16.71 $34,750 12.8%
51-5111 Prepress Technicians and Workers detail 40 27.8% 0.23% $15.96 $15.97 $33,220 13.5%
53-0000 Transportation and Material Moving Occupations major 120 14.2% 0.76% $11.06 $13.67 $28,440 9.4%
53-3000 Motor Vehicle Operators minor 50 25.2% 0.29% $12.72 $16.03 $33,350 19.4%
53-3030 Driver/Sales Workers and Truck Drivers broad 40 26.3% 0.23% $12.51 $12.71 $26,430 2.0%
53-7000 Material Moving Workers minor 60 18.7% 0.38% $9.39 $9.74 $20,260 3.8%
53-7060 Laborers and Material Movers, Hand broad 60 18.7% 0.38% $9.39 $9.74 $20,260 3.8%
53-7064 Packers and Packagers, Hand detail 30 29.8% 0.21% $10.25 $10.44 $21,710 4.1%

About May 2012 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.

(5) This wage is equal to or greater than $90.00 per hour or $187,199 per year.

(8) Estimate not released.




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Last Modified Date: January 6, 2014

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