Occupational Employment Statistics

Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2015

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National estimates for this occupation
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Geographic profile for this occupation

National estimates for this occupation: Top

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for this occupation:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
59,640 0.3 % $27.54 $57,280 0.3 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $15.22 $19.19 $24.73 $34.04 $46.18
Annual Wage (2) $31,660 $39,910 $51,430 $70,800 $96,060


Industry profile for this occupation: Top

Industries with the highest published employment and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all industries with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.

Industries with the highest levels of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 25,490 1.28 $32.27 $67,110
State Government (OES Designation) 23,050 1.05 $24.85 $51,690
Local Government (OES Designation) 11,100 0.21 $22.26 $46,300

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 25,490 1.28 $32.27 $67,110
State Government (OES Designation) 23,050 1.05 $24.85 $51,690
Local Government (OES Designation) 11,100 0.21 $22.26 $46,300

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 25,490 1.28 $32.27 $67,110
State Government (OES Designation) 23,050 1.05 $24.85 $51,690
Local Government (OES Designation) 11,100 0.21 $22.26 $46,300


Geographic profile for this occupation: Top

States and areas with the highest published employment, location quotients, and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all areas with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.





States with the highest employment level in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 8,180 0.53 1.22 $30.08 $62,560
New York 5,510 0.61 1.42 $31.39 $65,300
Florida 4,460 0.56 1.30 $22.01 $45,770
Texas 3,850 0.33 0.77 $27.24 $56,660
Pennsylvania 3,570 0.62 1.44 $23.58 $49,050




States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Utah 1,880 1.42 3.27 $23.40 $48,680
Kentucky 1,950 1.06 2.46 $22.56 $46,930
Missouri 2,040 0.75 1.74 $21.44 $44,590
Rhode Island 310 0.66 1.52 $33.36 $69,390
Pennsylvania 3,570 0.62 1.44 $23.58 $49,050




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Alaska 70 0.22 0.50 $42.72 $88,860
Connecticut 1,030 0.62 1.43 $38.39 $79,860
Illinois 1,600 0.27 0.63 $36.76 $76,470
New Jersey 1,570 0.40 0.93 $36.58 $76,090
Michigan 650 0.16 0.36 $33.82 $70,340





Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA 2,960 3.38 7.82 $25.79 $53,640
New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 1,970 0.30 0.70 $38.75 $80,600
Austin-Round Rock, TX 1,950 2.10 4.85 $21.64 $45,020
Ogden-Clearfield, UT 1,770 7.57 17.51 $22.81 $47,440
Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY 1,690 3.86 8.93 $27.16 $56,490
Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN 1,650 1.61 3.72 $26.10 $54,280
Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division 1,640 1.86 4.30 $25.61 $53,280
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 1,610 0.65 1.50 $25.12 $52,250
Kansas City, MO-KS 1,540 1.50 3.47 $21.06 $43,810
Nassau County-Suffolk County, NY Metropolitan Division 1,360 1.07 2.47 $28.49 $59,260




Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Ogden-Clearfield, UT 1,770 7.57 17.51 $22.81 $47,440
Olympia-Tumwater, WA 400 3.93 9.10 $25.28 $52,570
Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY 1,690 3.86 8.93 $27.16 $56,490
Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA 2,960 3.38 7.82 $25.79 $53,640
Topeka, KS 260 2.37 5.49 $17.49 $36,380
Montgomery, AL 370 2.30 5.31 $29.19 $60,720
Austin-Round Rock, TX 1,950 2.10 4.85 $21.64 $45,020
Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division 1,640 1.86 4.30 $25.61 $53,280
Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA 560 1.80 4.16 $23.79 $49,490
Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN 1,650 1.61 3.72 $26.10 $54,280