Occupational Employment Statistics

May 2012 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

NAICS 541200 - Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services


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 541200 - Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services.

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NAICS 541200 - Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services is part of: NAICS 541000 - Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services.

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NAICS 541200 - Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services

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 868,020 0.7% 100.00% $22.73 $28.95 $60,210 0.8%
11-0000 Management Occupations major 49,170 3.0% 5.66% $60.01 $68.47 $142,420 1.3%
11-1000 Top Executives minor 17,230 3.9% 1.98% $61.42 $70.15 $145,910 1.7%
11-1011 Chief Executives detail 2,100 11.9% 0.24% (5) $94.14 $195,820 3.8%
11-1021 General and Operations Managers detail 15,130 3.5% 1.74% $57.24 $66.82 $138,980 1.7%
11-2000 Advertising, Marketing, Promotions, Public Relations, and Sales Managers minor 3,030 9.2% 0.35% $59.81 $67.02 $139,410 5.2%
11-2011 Advertising and Promotions Managers detail 260 15.1% 0.03% $38.43 $52.92 $110,060 9.8%
11-2020 Marketing and Sales Managers broad 2,700 10.0% 0.31% $61.26 $68.54 $142,560 5.5%
11-2021 Marketing Managers detail 1,480 6.7% 0.17% $55.28 $61.76 $128,470 2.2%
11-2022 Sales Managers detail 1,220 19.2% 0.14% $70.10 $76.78 $159,700 9.4%
11-2031 Public Relations and Fundraising Managers detail 60 21.8% 0.01% $59.39 $60.49 $125,820 11.0%
11-3000 Operations Specialties Managers minor 26,800 3.8% 3.09% $60.80 $68.94 $143,390 1.9%
11-3011 Administrative Services Managers detail 3,450 14.2% 0.40% $43.31 $48.62 $101,120 4.2%
11-3021 Computer and Information Systems Managers detail 2,360 5.5% 0.27% $58.37 $63.60 $132,280 2.4%
11-3031 Financial Managers detail 19,000 4.5% 2.19% $66.14 $74.65 $155,270 2.2%
11-3051 Industrial Production Managers detail 60 33.1% 0.01% $45.48 $52.81 $109,850 8.9%
11-3061 Purchasing Managers detail 100 15.9% 0.01% $50.05 $54.45 $113,260 7.4%
11-3071 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers detail 60 27.1% 0.01% $46.29 $49.14 $102,220 6.4%
11-3111 Compensation and Benefits Managers detail 210 11.5% 0.02% $44.54 $48.48 $100,830 2.9%
11-3121 Human Resources Managers detail 1,370 5.5% 0.16% $52.75 $57.79 $120,200 2.3%
11-3131 Training and Development Managers detail 200 8.9% 0.02% $49.77 $54.09 $112,510 4.1%
11-9000 Other Management Occupations minor 2,120 10.7% 0.24% $44.50 $51.03 $106,140 3.8%
11-9021 Construction Managers detail 80 41.1% 0.01% $42.20 $45.26 $94,140 8.5%
11-9111 Medical and Health Services Managers detail 130 23.8% 0.02% $42.44 $50.14 $104,290 11.6%
11-9141 Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers detail 400 33.0% 0.05% $36.24 $45.35 $94,330 16.7%
11-9151 Social and Community Service Managers detail (8) (8) (8) $27.46 $27.57 $57,340 4.4%
11-9199 Managers, All Other detail 1,250 10.0% 0.14% $51.84 $57.80 $120,230 3.2%
13-0000 Business and Financial Operations Occupations major 406,230 1.5% 46.80% $29.16 $34.26 $71,260 0.6%
13-1000 Business Operations Specialists minor 24,290 5.0% 2.80% $32.32 $36.66 $76,240 1.9%
13-1011 Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers, and Athletes detail 40 37.0% (7) $39.37 $44.74 $93,060 12.2%
13-1020 Buyers and Purchasing Agents broad 370 13.8% 0.04% $29.48 $30.68 $63,810 4.0%
13-1022 Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products detail 70 43.8% 0.01% $30.12 $30.80 $64,070 5.8%
13-1023 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products detail 290 13.4% 0.03% $29.20 $30.53 $63,500 5.0%
13-1030 Claims Adjusters, Appraisers, Examiners, and Investigators broad 390 22.1% 0.04% $21.71 $24.68 $51,340 7.0%
13-1031 Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators detail 390 22.1% 0.04% $21.71 $24.68 $51,340 7.0%
13-1041 Compliance Officers detail 570 13.5% 0.07% $28.74 $30.47 $63,370 3.6%
13-1051 Cost Estimators detail 40 39.9% (7) $34.57 $33.49 $69,670 7.8%
13-1070 Human Resources Workers broad 3,960 5.1% 0.46% $29.44 $31.56 $65,650 1.8%
13-1071 Human Resources Specialists detail 3,900 5.2% 0.45% $29.35 $31.53 $65,590 1.8%
13-1075 Labor Relations Specialists detail 60 21.8% 0.01% $32.81 $33.38 $69,440 3.4%
13-1081 Logisticians detail 80 29.1% 0.01% $28.82 $31.43 $65,370 7.2%
13-1111 Management Analysts detail 6,460 9.1% 0.74% $42.24 $48.94 $101,800 3.3%
13-1121 Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners detail 1,430 40.1% 0.16% $27.88 $28.66 $59,620 5.3%
13-1141 Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists detail 1,070 12.7% 0.12% $28.36 $30.36 $63,140 2.4%
13-1151 Training and Development Specialists detail 1,560 6.7% 0.18% $28.00 $30.18 $62,780 2.0%
13-1161 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists detail 3,590 9.8% 0.41% $28.00 $31.43 $65,380 5.1%
13-1199 Business Operations Specialists, All Other detail 4,750 9.2% 0.55% $32.53 $36.31 $75,520 3.4%
13-2000 Financial Specialists minor 381,930 1.6% 44.00% $28.99 $34.11 $70,940 0.6%
13-2011 Accountants and Auditors detail 308,470 1.7% 35.54% $30.72 $36.44 $75,790 0.6%
13-2031 Budget Analysts detail 290 15.2% 0.03% $36.92 $37.58 $78,170 3.7%
13-2050 Financial Analysts and Advisors broad 6,660 7.6% 0.77% $38.11 $45.75 $95,160 3.5%
13-2051 Financial Analysts detail 4,170 11.0% 0.48% $37.59 $43.74 $90,970 4.9%
13-2052 Personal Financial Advisors detail 2,480 8.3% 0.29% $39.09 $49.14 $102,220 5.1%
13-2061 Financial Examiners detail 150 43.0% 0.02% $29.23 $33.60 $69,880 6.3%
13-2070 Credit Counselors and Loan Officers broad 200 34.6% 0.02% $21.87 $24.56 $51,090 10.5%
13-2071 Credit Counselors detail (8) (8) (8) $20.40 $21.18 $44,060 8.4%
13-2072 Loan Officers detail 140 43.0% 0.02% $23.33 $26.25 $54,590 14.6%
13-2080 Tax Examiners, Collectors and Preparers, and Revenue Agents broad 59,490 2.7% 6.85% $16.16 $19.94 $41,480 1.4%
13-2082 Tax Preparers detail 59,490 2.7% 6.85% $16.16 $19.94 $41,480 1.4%
13-2099 Financial Specialists, All Other detail 6,650 29.4% 0.77% $36.18 $41.13 $85,550 4.6%
15-0000 Computer and Mathematical Occupations major 24,210 6.5% 2.79% $31.67 $34.07 $70,860 1.6%
15-1100 Computer Occupations minor 24,000 6.5% 2.77% $31.64 $34.02 $70,770 1.6%
15-1111 Computer and Information Research Scientists detail 120 23.9% 0.01% $41.59 $42.15 $87,670 10.6%
15-1120 Computer and Information Analysts broad 4,060 7.3% 0.47% $36.98 $40.56 $84,370 2.5%
15-1121 Computer Systems Analysts detail 3,150 8.2% 0.36% $36.38 $39.61 $82,380 2.6%
15-1122 Information Security Analysts detail 900 15.3% 0.10% $39.51 $43.90 $91,320 4.2%
15-1130 Software Developers and Programmers broad 4,030 7.2% 0.46% $36.63 $38.13 $79,300 1.4%
15-1131 Computer Programmers detail 1,950 7.6% 0.23% $34.69 $35.75 $74,350 1.4%
15-1132 Software Developers, Applications detail 1,210 16.2% 0.14% $40.51 $41.80 $86,950 2.7%
15-1133 Software Developers, Systems Software detail 370 21.8% 0.04% $43.72 $45.02 $93,640 4.3%
15-1134 Web Developers detail 500 12.0% 0.06% $31.60 $33.45 $69,580 3.5%
15-1140 Database and Systems Administrators and Network Architects broad 4,920 3.4% 0.57% $35.66 $37.73 $78,470 1.8%
15-1141 Database Administrators detail 810 6.2% 0.09% $37.08 $37.60 $78,200 1.7%
15-1142 Network and Computer Systems Administrators detail 3,430 4.0% 0.40% $34.77 $36.97 $76,900 1.8%
15-1143 Computer Network Architects detail 680 8.6% 0.08% $41.61 $41.70 $86,730 4.1%
15-1150 Computer Support Specialists broad 10,370 11.4% 1.19% $25.15 $27.94 $58,120 3.6%
15-1151 Computer User Support Specialists detail 6,650 8.6% 0.77% $22.71 $24.78 $51,540 2.2%
15-1152 Computer Network Support Specialists detail 3,720 21.2% 0.43% $29.44 $33.60 $69,890 4.5%
15-1199 Computer Occupations, All Other detail 500 17.2% 0.06% $35.54 $35.59 $74,040 4.1%
15-2000 Mathematical Science Occupations minor 200 23.8% 0.02% $37.23 $38.99 $81,090 6.9%
15-2031 Operations Research Analysts detail 170 21.3% 0.02% $40.88 $43.16 $89,780 6.4%
17-0000 Architecture and Engineering Occupations major 1,400 31.1% 0.16% $35.34 $35.99 $74,850 2.8%
17-2000 Engineers minor 1,030 27.5% 0.12% $39.89 $40.76 $84,790 2.1%
17-2051 Civil Engineers detail 50 39.8% 0.01% $44.52 $49.11 $102,150 5.7%
17-2070 Electrical and Electronics Engineers broad 570 25.5% 0.07% $40.66 $40.96 $85,200 2.6%
17-2072 Electronics Engineers, Except Computer detail 320 40.3% 0.04% $39.95 $40.06 $83,320 3.2%
17-2110 Industrial Engineers, Including Health and Safety broad 160 42.8% 0.02% $36.73 $37.99 $79,030 2.8%
17-2112 Industrial Engineers detail 160 43.1% 0.02% $36.82 $38.04 $79,120 3.2%
17-2199 Engineers, All Other detail 230 33.7% 0.03% $37.90 $38.99 $81,090 3.8%
17-3000 Drafters, Engineering Technicians, and Mapping Technicians minor 370 43.0% 0.04% $21.18 $22.65 $47,110 2.5%
17-3020 Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters broad 130 39.2% 0.02% $29.39 $29.18 $60,700 2.8%
17-3023 Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians detail 130 39.2% 0.02% $29.39 $29.18 $60,700 2.8%
21-0000 Community and Social Service Occupations major 280 27.0% 0.03% $16.17 $17.33 $36,040 5.4%
21-1000 Counselors, Social Workers, and Other Community and Social Service Specialists minor 280 27.0% 0.03% $16.17 $17.33 $36,040 5.4%
21-1010 Counselors broad 140 49.3% 0.02% $14.83 $15.52 $32,280 5.0%
21-1020 Social Workers broad 50 11.4% 0.01% $18.38 $22.73 $47,270 4.1%
21-1022 Healthcare Social Workers detail 50 13.0% 0.01% $20.20 $23.59 $49,060 3.0%
21-1090 Miscellaneous Community and Social Service Specialists broad 80 22.1% 0.01% $16.63 $16.93 $35,220 8.9%
21-1093 Social and Human Service Assistants detail 40 35.8% (7) $14.06 $15.65 $32,550 18.3%
21-1099 Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other detail 40 28.4% (7) $16.79 $17.17 $35,700 5.9%
23-0000 Legal Occupations major 1,210 20.0% 0.14% $33.87 $46.16 $96,020 11.4%
23-1000 Lawyers, Judges, and Related Workers minor 740 13.4% 0.08% $50.84 $62.66 $130,340 5.9%
23-1010 Lawyers and Judicial Law Clerks broad 740 13.4% 0.08% $50.84 $62.66 $130,340 5.9%
23-1011 Lawyers detail 740 13.4% 0.08% $50.84 $62.66 $130,340 5.9%
23-2000 Legal Support Workers minor 480 38.0% 0.05% $19.26 $20.66 $42,980 4.4%
23-2011 Paralegals and Legal Assistants detail 360 45.0% 0.04% $20.86 $22.96 $47,760 7.4%
23-2090 Miscellaneous Legal Support Workers broad (8) (8) (8) $13.28 $13.47 $28,020 12.4%
23-2093 Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers detail (8) (8) (8) $13.42 $13.36 $27,780 16.2%
25-0000 Education, Training, and Library Occupations major 780 43.4% 0.09% $22.17 $23.86 $49,640 7.2%
25-3000 Other Teachers and Instructors minor 730 46.6% 0.08% $21.87 $22.45 $46,690 6.9%
25-3021 Self-Enrichment Education Teachers detail (8) (8) (8) $14.17 $14.46 $30,080 4.3%
25-3090 Miscellaneous Teachers and Instructors broad (8) (8) (8) $22.78 $23.23 $48,310 7.4%
25-3099 Teachers and Instructors, All Other, Except Substitute Teachers detail (8) (8) (8) (4) (4) $48,310 7.4%
27-0000 Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations major 19,660 23.6% 2.27% $21.87 $31.19 $64,880 10.6%
27-1000 Art and Design Workers minor 1,160 30.1% 0.13% $25.50 $27.13 $56,420 3.6%
27-1010 Artists and Related Workers broad 390 43.5% 0.04% $31.38 $31.85 $66,240 6.9%
27-1011 Art Directors detail 200 44.8% 0.02% $37.64 $42.70 $88,810 8.9%
27-1020 Designers broad 770 27.1% 0.09% $24.43 $24.74 $51,450 4.0%
27-1022 Fashion Designers detail (8) (8) (8) $26.57 $27.86 $57,940 14.0%
27-1024 Graphic Designers detail 260 20.5% 0.03% $21.93 $23.64 $49,180 3.7%
27-1025 Interior Designers detail 40 44.7% (7) $18.24 $22.54 $46,890 13.1%
27-1027 Set and Exhibit Designers detail (8) (8) (8) $26.11 $26.62 $55,380 5.5%
27-2000 Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related Workers minor 16,930 27.3% 1.95% $21.38 $31.94 $66,440 13.1%
27-2010 Actors, Producers, and Directors broad 15,690 28.7% 1.81% $20.78 $31.52 $65,570 13.7%
27-2011 Actors detail 15,400 29.3% 1.77% $20.41 $30.93 (4) 14.3%
27-2012 Producers and Directors detail 290 23.1% 0.03% $55.30 $63.40 $131,880 12.6%
27-2040 Musicians, Singers, and Related Workers broad (8) (8) (8) $24.90 $37.77 (4) 19.6%
27-2042 Musicians and Singers detail (8) (8) (8) $24.90 $37.77 (4) 19.6%
27-3000 Media and Communication Workers minor 760 18.9% 0.09% $24.14 $27.68 $57,560 5.7%
27-3031 Public Relations Specialists detail 210 14.0% 0.02% $28.56 $30.71 $63,890 5.2%
27-3040 Writers and Editors broad 250 40.4% 0.03% $26.18 $28.35 $58,960 7.4%
27-3041 Editors detail 30 25.8% (7) $25.86 $25.34 $52,710 4.9%
27-3042 Technical Writers detail 40 33.1% (7) $27.99 $28.76 $59,810 15.3%
27-3043 Writers and Authors detail (8) (8) (8) $25.98 $28.79 $59,880 9.8%
27-3090 Miscellaneous Media and Communication Workers broad 250 29.6% 0.03% $16.89 $20.35 $42,330 9.1%
27-3091 Interpreters and Translators detail (8) (8) (8) $8.78 $8.79 $18,280 9.2%
27-3099 Media and Communication Workers, All Other detail 200 30.3% 0.02% $18.02 $22.80 $47,410 7.4%
27-4000 Media and Communication Equipment Workers minor 810 40.2% 0.09% $21.12 $24.65 $51,270 7.3%
27-4010 Broadcast and Sound Engineering Technicians and Radio Operators broad 230 27.6% 0.03% $27.86 $28.17 $58,590 5.1%
27-4011 Audio and Video Equipment Technicians detail 160 27.9% 0.02% $27.06 $27.00 $56,150 3.4%
27-4014 Sound Engineering Technicians detail 70 33.5% 0.01% $28.81 $30.84 $64,140 7.7%
27-4030 Television, Video, and Motion Picture Camera Operators and Editors broad (8) (8) (8) $18.10 $22.52 $46,850 8.2%
27-4031 Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Motion Picture detail 100 33.8% 0.01% $32.02 $31.50 $65,530 8.7%
27-4032 Film and Video Editors detail (8) (8) (8) $17.45 $20.47 $42,590 9.1%
29-0000 Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations major 4,390 7.4% 0.51% $17.91 $19.92 $41,420 2.4%
29-1000 Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners minor 430 14.3% 0.05% $28.86 $32.84 $68,320 7.0%
29-1031 Dietitians and Nutritionists detail 40 41.1% (7) $24.78 $24.65 $51,280 3.0%
29-1141 Registered Nurses detail 320 14.4% 0.04% $27.84 $28.48 $59,230 5.1%
29-1171 Nurse Practitioners detail 40 24.7% (7) $44.85 $47.28 $98,340 6.2%
29-2000 Health Technologists and Technicians minor 3,920 7.8% 0.45% $17.37 $18.37 $38,200 1.7%
29-2010 Clinical Laboratory Technologists and Technicians broad 50 27.3% 0.01% $20.75 $20.60 $42,840 7.9%
29-2012 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians detail 40 38.9% (7) $18.37 $18.21 $37,880 9.5%
29-2030 Diagnostic Related Technologists and Technicians broad 80 26.7% 0.01% $25.65 $25.35 $52,740 7.2%
29-2034 Radiologic Technologists detail 60 30.3% 0.01% $23.76 $24.98 $51,960 9.0%
29-2041 Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics detail 60 40.0% 0.01% $20.96 $22.82 $47,450 17.8%
29-2061 Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses detail 190 26.3% 0.02% $17.56 $19.47 $40,510 8.5%
29-2071 Medical Records and Health Information Technicians detail 3,530 8.1% 0.41% $17.21 $18.04 $37,510 1.5%
29-9000 Other Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations minor 40 44.4% (7) $26.83 $33.41 $69,480 16.6%
31-0000 Healthcare Support Occupations major 770 19.2% 0.09% $15.25 $15.69 $32,640 2.3%
31-9000 Other Healthcare Support Occupations minor 730 20.2% 0.08% $15.42 $15.85 $32,980 2.1%
31-9090 Miscellaneous Healthcare Support Occupations broad 730 20.2% 0.08% $15.42 $15.85 $32,980 2.1%
31-9092 Medical Assistants detail 470 25.6% 0.05% $14.60 $15.03 $31,250 2.4%
31-9094 Medical Transcriptionists detail 160 30.8% 0.02% $17.26 $17.88 $37,190 3.7%
33-0000 Protective Service Occupations major 900 41.0% 0.10% $11.10 $13.84 $28,800 11.2%
33-9000 Other Protective Service Workers minor 900 41.2% 0.10% $11.09 $13.65 $28,400 11.1%
33-9030 Security Guards and Gaming Surveillance Officers broad 900 41.2% 0.10% $11.09 $13.65 $28,400 11.1%
33-9032 Security Guards detail 900 41.2% 0.10% $11.09 $13.65 $28,400 11.1%
35-0000 Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations major 4,540 42.6% 0.52% $9.31 $10.33 $21,480 2.7%
35-1010 Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers broad 210 42.0% 0.02% $16.74 $17.61 $36,630 2.8%
35-1012 First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers detail 210 43.1% 0.02% $16.62 $17.23 $35,840 2.3%
35-2000 Cooks and Food Preparation Workers minor 4,240 45.5% 0.49% $9.25 $9.98 $20,750 2.3%
35-2010 Cooks broad 1,810 47.9% 0.21% $9.13 $9.32 $19,390 2.5%
35-2021 Food Preparation Workers detail 2,430 43.7% 0.28% $9.39 $10.46 $21,770 3.0%
35-3000 Food and Beverage Serving Workers minor 70 24.2% 0.01% $9.21 $9.85 $20,490 6.7%
35-3020 Fast Food and Counter Workers broad 60 30.5% 0.01% $9.75 $10.28 $21,390 9.5%
35-3021 Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food detail 60 30.5% 0.01% $9.75 $10.28 $21,390 9.5%
37-0000 Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations major 3,490 9.4% 0.40% $10.16 $11.49 $23,890 2.2%
37-1010 First-Line Supervisors of Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Workers broad 200 17.3% 0.02% $16.26 $17.24 $35,850 5.5%
37-1011 First-Line Supervisors of Housekeeping and Janitorial Workers detail 180 18.1% 0.02% $16.01 $16.88 $35,110 5.7%
37-2000 Building Cleaning and Pest Control Workers minor 3,020 9.8% 0.35% $9.87 $11.11 $23,100 2.2%
37-2010 Building Cleaning Workers broad 3,020 9.8% 0.35% $9.87 $11.11 $23,100 2.2%
37-2011 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners detail 2,530 10.7% 0.29% $10.17 $11.38 $23,680 2.5%
37-2012 Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners detail 490 25.1% 0.06% $9.00 $9.68 $20,130 3.6%
37-3010 Grounds Maintenance Workers broad 270 23.1% 0.03% $10.73 $11.54 $23,990 4.2%
37-3011 Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers detail 260 24.2% 0.03% $10.65 $11.37 $23,660 4.4%
39-0000 Personal Care and Service Occupations major 2,700 23.7% 0.31% $11.15 $12.47 $25,930 4.8%
39-3000 Entertainment Attendants and Related Workers minor 210 38.7% 0.02% $23.72 $21.19 $44,070 11.8%
39-3090 Miscellaneous Entertainment Attendants and Related Workers broad 210 38.7% 0.02% $23.72 $21.19 $44,070 11.8%
39-3092 Costume Attendants detail 190 42.8% 0.02% $24.55 $22.55 $46,890 12.6%
39-5000 Personal Appearance Workers minor 40 45.8% (7) $26.74 $27.99 $58,220 10.8%
39-5090 Miscellaneous Personal Appearance Workers broad 30 43.6% (7) $31.01 $30.61 $63,680 11.7%
39-5091 Makeup Artists, Theatrical and Performance detail 30 43.6% (7) $31.01 $30.61 $63,680 11.7%
39-9000 Other Personal Care and Service Workers minor 2,430 26.1% 0.28% $10.83 $11.34 $23,600 3.6%
39-9021 Personal Care Aides detail 2,380 26.6% 0.27% $10.80 $11.29 $23,490 3.5%
41-0000 Sales and Related Occupations major 9,710 6.9% 1.12% $21.88 $27.92 $58,080 3.4%
41-1010 First-Line Supervisors of Sales Workers broad 320 26.9% 0.04% $28.18 $37.50 $78,000 9.5%
41-1011 First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers detail 60 35.6% 0.01% $24.88 $24.97 $51,940 7.2%
41-1012 First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers detail 270 31.9% 0.03% $29.13 $40.19 $83,590 11.1%
41-2000 Retail Sales Workers minor 1,230 23.6% 0.14% $9.34 $11.43 $23,760 3.2%
41-2010 Cashiers broad 660 25.1% 0.08% $9.01 $10.48 $21,790 3.9%
41-2011 Cashiers detail 650 25.4% 0.07% $9.01 $10.48 $21,790 4.0%
41-2020 Counter and Rental Clerks and Parts Salespersons broad 250 22.8% 0.03% $9.53 $12.65 $26,310 6.3%
41-2021 Counter and Rental Clerks detail 250 22.8% 0.03% $9.53 $12.65 $26,310 6.3%
41-2031 Retail Salespersons detail 330 39.4% 0.04% $11.02 $12.39 $25,780 3.8%
41-3000 Sales Representatives, Services minor 6,230 7.7% 0.72% $25.56 $31.62 $65,780 3.0%
41-3011 Advertising Sales Agents detail 100 29.6% 0.01% $18.28 $20.02 $41,640 16.1%
41-3021 Insurance Sales Agents detail 140 25.5% 0.02% $25.65 $29.70 $61,780 10.6%
41-3031 Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents detail 370 23.1% 0.04% $28.18 $36.33 $75,560 12.9%
41-3099 Sales Representatives, Services, All Other detail 5,600 8.4% 0.65% $25.67 $31.60 $65,730 3.2%
41-4010 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing broad 990 23.3% 0.11% $33.35 $36.75 $76,430 7.3%
41-4011 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products detail 610 34.8% 0.07% $41.21 $44.49 $92,530 6.1%
41-4012 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products detail 390 24.9% 0.04% $19.60 $24.65 $51,270 5.7%
41-9000 Other Sales and Related Workers minor 930 26.2% 0.11% $10.61 $12.26 $25,510 6.3%
41-9010 Models, Demonstrators, and Product Promoters broad (8) (8) (8) $9.28 $11.24 $23,370 15.5%
41-9011 Demonstrators and Product Promoters detail (8) (8) (8) $9.28 $11.24 $23,370 15.5%
41-9041 Telemarketers detail 700 32.7% 0.08% $10.83 $11.40 $23,710 7.8%
41-9090 Miscellaneous Sales and Related Workers broad 80 41.5% 0.01% $11.69 $16.48 $34,270 13.0%
41-9099 Sales and Related Workers, All Other detail 80 41.5% 0.01% $11.69 $16.48 $34,270 13.0%
43-0000 Office and Administrative Support Occupations major 325,210 1.3% 37.47% $15.89 $17.12 $35,610 0.5%
43-1011 First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers detail 16,100 2.7% 1.86% $25.89 $27.83 $57,880 1.0%
43-2000 Communications Equipment Operators minor 650 7.2% 0.07% $14.29 $15.27 $31,760 2.0%
43-2011 Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service detail 640 7.3% 0.07% $14.25 $15.20 $31,610 2.0%
43-3000 Financial Clerks minor 160,630 2.0% 18.50% $16.32 $17.13 $35,630 0.6%
43-3011 Bill and Account Collectors detail 11,780 6.7% 1.36% $16.13 $17.03 $35,420 1.8%
43-3021 Billing and Posting Clerks detail 41,780 4.9% 4.81% $15.87 $16.62 $34,560 1.0%
43-3031 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks detail 96,870 2.3% 11.16% $16.57 $17.37 $36,130 0.8%
43-3051 Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks detail 9,970 6.0% 1.15% $16.47 $17.15 $35,670 2.1%
43-3061 Procurement Clerks detail 50 23.8% 0.01% $15.75 $15.86 $33,000 4.9%
43-3099 Financial Clerks, All Other detail 120 18.4% 0.01% $14.72 $16.18 $33,650 4.9%
43-4000 Information and Record Clerks minor 36,410 4.4% 4.19% $14.66 $15.98 $33,240 1.4%
43-4021 Correspondence Clerks detail 150 30.2% 0.02% $16.40 $16.09 $33,460 6.9%
43-4051 Customer Service Representatives detail 18,720 7.1% 2.16% $16.17 $17.70 $36,820 2.1%
43-4071 File Clerks detail 3,770 8.4% 0.43% $12.86 $13.76 $28,630 2.7%
43-4081 Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks detail (8) (8) (8) $11.92 $12.27 $25,520 3.0%
43-4111 Interviewers, Except Eligibility and Loan detail 340 19.8% 0.04% $14.78 $14.92 $31,020 4.6%
43-4131 Loan Interviewers and Clerks detail (8) (8) (8) $15.08 $15.55 $32,340 2.6%
43-4151 Order Clerks detail 70 30.5% 0.01% $13.07 $13.83 $28,760 2.8%
43-4161 Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping detail 800 7.5% 0.09% $19.97 $20.15 $41,920 1.6%
43-4171 Receptionists and Information Clerks detail 10,950 4.4% 1.26% $12.92 $13.36 $27,780 1.2%
43-4199 Information and Record Clerks, All Other detail 1,400 17.9% 0.16% $17.29 $17.51 $36,430 6.5%
43-5000 Material Recording, Scheduling, Dispatching, and Distributing Workers minor 2,320 8.9% 0.27% $14.33 $16.83 $35,000 5.8%
43-5021 Couriers and Messengers detail 1,000 8.0% 0.11% $10.95 $11.90 $24,740 2.1%
43-5030 Dispatchers broad 130 27.0% 0.01% $17.53 $17.80 $37,020 8.1%
43-5032 Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance detail 100 27.0% 0.01% $19.65 $19.41 $40,380 4.2%
43-5061 Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks detail 830 20.5% 0.10% $21.57 $23.02 $47,870 6.8%
43-5071 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks detail 210 27.3% 0.02% $14.58 $16.79 $34,910 8.2%
43-5081 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers detail 120 25.6% 0.01% $13.07 $14.64 $30,450 8.1%
43-6010 Secretaries and Administrative Assistants broad 56,120 2.0% 6.47% $16.61 $17.91 $37,250 0.7%
43-6011 Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants detail 14,830 3.4% 1.71% $23.05 $24.32 $50,580 1.0%
43-6012 Legal Secretaries detail 50 35.4% 0.01% $19.73 $21.35 $44,410 5.0%
43-6013 Medical Secretaries detail 490 24.8% 0.06% $15.92 $16.55 $34,420 6.6%
43-6014 Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive detail 40,750 2.3% 4.70% $14.89 $15.59 $32,430 0.7%
43-9000 Other Office and Administrative Support Workers minor 52,990 2.2% 6.10% $12.92 $13.82 $28,750 0.7%
43-9011 Computer Operators detail 710 12.2% 0.08% $16.11 $17.17 $35,710 3.3%
43-9020 Data Entry and Information Processing Workers broad 11,420 5.0% 1.32% $13.87 $14.63 $30,420 1.4%
43-9021 Data Entry Keyers detail 9,960 5.6% 1.15% $13.56 $14.11 $29,340 1.5%
43-9022 Word Processors and Typists detail 1,460 11.6% 0.17% $18.01 $18.17 $37,800 3.5%
43-9041 Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks detail 1,430 13.7% 0.17% $15.85 $16.47 $34,250 3.4%
43-9051 Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service detail 1,110 12.6% 0.13% $13.12 $13.70 $28,490 2.7%
43-9061 Office Clerks, General detail 36,640 2.6% 4.22% $12.28 $13.32 $27,700 0.9%
43-9071 Office Machine Operators, Except Computer detail 660 12.7% 0.08% $12.86 $13.71 $28,520 2.5%
43-9081 Proofreaders and Copy Markers detail (8) (8) (8) $14.59 $17.09 $35,550 11.0%
43-9199 Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other detail 950 16.2% 0.11% $15.31 $17.17 $35,710 8.6%
45-0000 Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations major 170 23.1% 0.02% $10.61 $12.11 $25,190 7.8%
45-1011 First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers detail (8) (8) (8) $13.98 $19.64 $40,840 6.9%
45-2000 Agricultural Workers minor 140 22.9% 0.02% $9.93 $10.22 $21,270 3.4%
45-2090 Miscellaneous Agricultural Workers broad 140 22.9% 0.02% $9.93 $10.22 $21,270 3.4%
45-2092 Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse detail 120 23.0% 0.01% $10.07 $10.17 $21,140 2.8%
47-0000 Construction and Extraction Occupations major 2,890 22.3% 0.33% $31.24 $31.60 $65,730 5.8%
47-1011 First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers detail 340 28.5% 0.04% $34.81 $37.33 $77,650 10.9%
47-2000 Construction Trades Workers minor 2,430 25.3% 0.28% $31.36 $31.62 $65,760 6.1%
47-2031 Carpenters detail 470 29.3% 0.05% $22.34 $24.07 $50,070 10.1%
47-2111 Electricians detail 1,680 34.4% 0.19% $35.65 $35.20 $73,210 6.0%
47-2140 Painters and Paperhangers broad (8) (8) (8) $28.94 $26.87 $55,880 11.2%
47-2141 Painters, Construction and Maintenance detail (8) (8) (8) $28.94 $26.87 $55,880 11.2%
47-3010 Helpers, Construction Trades broad 80 32.5% 0.01% $11.41 $13.01 $27,050 7.2%
47-3012 Helpers--Carpenters detail 80 32.5% 0.01% $11.41 $13.01 $27,050 7.2%
49-0000 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations major 2,230 10.1% 0.26% $19.11 $19.98 $41,550 3.4%
49-1011 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers detail 100 18.9% 0.01% $24.94 $26.48 $55,080 4.6%
49-2000 Electrical and Electronic Equipment Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers minor 560 25.8% 0.07% $24.90 $23.64 $49,180 4.5%
49-2011 Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairers detail (8) (8) (8) $23.41 $22.34 $46,470 7.1%
49-3000 Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers minor 90 48.5% 0.01% $16.83 $20.15 $41,900 14.1%
49-3020 Automotive Technicians and Repairers broad 90 49.8% 0.01% $16.88 $20.25 $42,120 15.8%
49-3023 Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics detail 90 49.8% 0.01% $16.88 $20.25 $42,120 15.8%
49-9000 Other Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations minor 1,480 11.6% 0.17% $16.95 $18.14 $37,720 3.7%
49-9040 Industrial Machinery Installation, Repair, and Maintenance Workers broad (8) (8) (8) $22.20 $23.98 $49,870 5.7%
49-9071 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General detail 1,030 11.2% 0.12% $15.61 $16.45 $34,210 3.4%
49-9090 Miscellaneous Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers broad 140 32.1% 0.02% $16.91 $18.66 $38,820 9.5%
49-9096 Riggers detail (8) (8) (8) $24.77 $26.78 $55,700 10.0%
51-0000 Production Occupations major 280 26.1% 0.03% $14.36 $16.43 $34,180 4.6%
51-2000 Assemblers and Fabricators minor (8) (8) (8) $16.74 $16.34 $33,990 5.2%
51-2090 Miscellaneous Assemblers and Fabricators broad (8) (8) (8) $16.74 $16.34 $33,990 5.2%
51-4000 Metal Workers and Plastic Workers minor 50 38.9% 0.01% $14.87 $15.55 $32,350 7.1%
51-4041 Machinists detail 30 40.5% (7) $14.11 $15.71 $32,680 10.7%
51-5110 Printing Workers broad 60 27.5% 0.01% $14.15 $16.25 $33,800 10.9%
51-9000 Other Production Occupations minor (8) (8) (8) $12.75 $13.12 $27,280 5.7%
53-0000 Transportation and Material Moving Occupations major 7,790 20.9% 0.90% $11.32 $13.12 $27,280 4.0%
53-1000 Supervisors of Transportation and Material Moving Workers minor 100 25.3% 0.01% $28.19 $28.36 $58,980 5.3%
53-1021 First-Line Supervisors of Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers, Hand detail 50 31.3% 0.01% $21.98 $23.62 $49,120 8.5%
53-1031 First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators detail 60 34.6% 0.01% $31.35 $32.35 $67,280 4.1%
53-3000 Motor Vehicle Operators minor 960 20.4% 0.11% $16.61 $17.13 $35,620 5.1%
53-3030 Driver/Sales Workers and Truck Drivers broad 920 21.3% 0.11% $16.64 $16.98 $35,320 5.2%
53-3032 Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers detail 260 28.2% 0.03% $21.57 $21.65 $45,030 4.6%
53-3033 Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers detail 580 30.2% 0.07% $14.13 $14.94 $31,070 6.1%
53-7000 Material Moving Workers minor 6,710 24.0% 0.77% $10.83 $12.27 $25,530 4.1%
53-7060 Laborers and Material Movers, Hand broad 6,710 24.0% 0.77% $10.82 $12.27 $25,520 4.1%
53-7062 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand detail 6,540 24.5% 0.75% $10.93 $12.35 $25,700 4.3%
53-7064 Packers and Packagers, Hand detail (8) (8) (8) $8.76 $8.93 $18,580 7.4%

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.

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

(8) Estimate not released.




Other OES estimates and related information:

May 2012 National Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates (cross-industry estimates)

May 2012 State Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates (cross-industry estimates)

May 2012 Metropolitan and Nonmetropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates (cross-industry estimates)

May 2012 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2012 Occupation Profiles

Technical notes

Last Modified Date: January 6, 2014

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