Occupational Employment Statistics

Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2015

27-1026 Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers

Plan and erect commercial displays, such as those in windows and interiors of retail stores and at trade exhibitions.


National estimates for this occupation
Industry profile for this occupation
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)
100,540 3.2 % $14.32 $29,790 0.7 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $9.12 $10.46 $12.92 $16.71 $21.94
Annual Wage (2) $18,970 $21,760 $26,870 $34,750 $45,640


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)
Department Stores 18,360 1.32 $13.04 $27,120
Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services 10,990 2.29 $14.58 $30,330
Clothing Stores 9,420 0.90 $14.12 $29,370
Grocery and Related Product Merchant Wholesalers 8,530 1.15 $15.22 $31,660
Building Material and Supplies Dealers 8,280 0.76 $12.40 $25,780

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Beer, Wine, and Distilled Alcoholic Beverage Merchant Wholesalers 6,700 3.59 $14.96 $31,120
Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services 10,990 2.29 $14.58 $30,330
Beverage Manufacturing 2,870 1.40 $15.01 $31,220
Department Stores 18,360 1.32 $13.04 $27,120
Grocery and Related Product Merchant Wholesalers 8,530 1.15 $15.22 $31,660

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Vending Machine Operators 50 0.13 $21.66 $45,040
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions 60 0.04 $20.58 $42,810
Other Miscellaneous Store Retailers 340 0.11 $20.09 $41,780
Furniture and Home Furnishing Merchant Wholesalers 140 0.14 $18.86 $39,230
Other General Merchandise Stores 1,310 0.07 $18.64 $38,760


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)
Texas 10,990 0.95 1.30 $12.95 $26,950
California 10,050 0.65 0.89 $14.94 $31,080
Florida 6,610 0.83 1.14 $13.70 $28,490
New York 5,750 0.64 0.88 $16.91 $35,180
Arizona 5,070 1.96 2.69 $15.09 $31,390




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)
Arizona 5,070 1.96 2.69 $15.09 $31,390
Maine 1,010 1.71 2.35 $13.81 $28,720
South Dakota 490 1.18 1.62 $12.61 $26,230
Delaware 510 1.18 1.61 $14.15 $29,420
Nevada 1,390 1.13 1.55 $13.79 $28,680




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
District of Columbia 100 0.15 0.21 $23.89 $49,690
Rhode Island 280 0.60 0.82 $20.73 $43,120
Alaska 180 0.54 0.74 $17.33 $36,050
New York 5,750 0.64 0.88 $16.91 $35,180
Colorado 1,650 0.67 0.92 $16.80 $34,940





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)
New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 5,230 0.81 1.11 $17.18 $35,730
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 3,910 2.09 2.86 $15.11 $31,420
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 3,260 1.11 1.53 $12.47 $25,940
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 2,550 1.10 1.50 $14.05 $29,220
Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division 2,190 1.43 1.97 $13.84 $28,790
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 1,980 0.48 0.66 $15.29 $31,810
Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division 1,900 0.53 0.73 $13.87 $28,850
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division 1,740 1.13 1.55 $15.32 $31,860
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 1,600 0.85 1.17 $14.57 $30,310
San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX 1,500 1.59 2.18 $11.78 $24,510




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)
Rapid City, SD 220 3.46 4.75 $12.65 $26,310
Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI 1,470 2.81 3.86 $13.54 $28,160
Flagstaff, AZ 160 2.71 3.72 $12.34 $25,670
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 3,910 2.09 2.86 $15.11 $31,420
Great Falls, MT 60 1.81 2.48 $16.21 $33,710
Panama City, FL 140 1.80 2.47 $13.15 $27,360
Monroe, MI 70 1.75 2.40 $14.13 $29,380
Eau Claire, WI 140 1.69 2.32 $16.58 $34,480
Tucson, AZ 580 1.64 2.25 $15.54 $32,310
San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX 1,500 1.59 2.18 $11.78 $24,510