Occupational Employment Statistics

Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2014

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)
93,000 3.1 % $14.20 $29,530 0.7 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $9.04 $10.40 $12.78 $16.62 $21.78
Annual Wage (2) $18,800 $21,630 $26,590 $34,560 $45,300


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 12,970 0.93 $12.95 $26,940
Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services 12,260 2.59 $14.46 $30,070
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers 9,220 1.05 $13.83 $28,770
Clothing Stores 9,110 0.84 $14.05 $29,230
Grocery and Related Product Merchant Wholesalers 8,730 1.19 $15.06 $31,330

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 6,170 3.36 $14.97 $31,140
Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services 12,260 2.59 $14.46 $30,070
Beverage Manufacturing 2,640 1.36 $15.09 $31,380
Grocery and Related Product Merchant Wholesalers 8,730 1.19 $15.06 $31,330
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers 9,220 1.05 $13.83 $28,770

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Office Furniture (including Fixtures) Manufacturing (8) (8) $22.06 $45,880
Other Miscellaneous Store Retailers 290 0.10 $20.06 $41,730
Jewelry, Luggage, and Leather Goods Stores 90 0.06 $19.90 $41,400
Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers 30 (7) $19.72 $41,020
Furniture and Home Furnishing Merchant Wholesalers (8) (8) $18.00 $37,440


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 9,480 0.84 1.23 $12.93 $26,890
California 8,850 0.59 0.85 $15.01 $31,230
New York 5,760 0.65 0.95 $16.37 $34,050
Arizona 4,930 1.95 2.83 $13.98 $29,090
Florida 4,530 0.59 0.86 $13.92 $28,950




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 4,930 1.95 2.83 $13.98 $29,090
New Hampshire 750 1.19 1.73 $14.07 $29,270
South Dakota 480 1.18 1.71 $11.89 $24,730
Nevada 1,380 1.16 1.68 $17.09 $35,540
Maine 660 1.12 1.63 $13.13 $27,310




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Rhode Island 230 0.49 0.70 $19.01 $39,540
District of Columbia 60 0.09 0.13 $18.10 $37,640
Alaska 150 0.47 0.68 $17.83 $37,090
Nevada 1,380 1.16 1.68 $17.09 $35,540
Arkansas 490 0.43 0.62 $16.90 $35,150





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)
Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 3,920 2.15 3.12 $13.62 $28,340
New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 3,480 0.65 0.94 $18.92 $39,350
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 3,180 1.33 1.93 $14.08 $29,290
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 2,440 0.86 1.25 $12.36 $25,720
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division 2,110 1.42 2.06 $13.16 $27,370
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 2,070 0.93 1.35 $14.36 $29,870
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 1,920 1.05 1.53 $13.61 $28,300
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division 1,830 1.23 1.78 $14.39 $29,940
Baltimore-Towson, MD 1,560 1.20 1.75 $15.54 $32,320
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 1,500 0.37 0.54 $16.16 $33,610




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)
Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA 520 4.48 6.52 $12.73 $26,480
Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI 1,470 3.62 5.26 $12.72 $26,450
Rapid City, SD 160 2.56 3.71 $11.83 $24,600
Bowling Green, KY 150 2.45 3.56 $11.76 $24,460
Anniston-Oxford, AL 100 2.21 3.21 $10.36 $21,540
Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 3,920 2.15 3.12 $13.62 $28,340
Taunton-Norton-Raynham, MA NECTA Division 90 2.05 2.98 $14.91 $31,020
Monroe, MI 70 1.87 2.71 $14.09 $29,310
Lexington-Fayette, KY 470 1.81 2.62 $13.63 $28,350
Kalamazoo-Portage, MI 220 1.71 2.48 $10.85 $22,570




Top paying metropolitan areas for this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford, MA-NH NECTA Division 40 0.33 0.47 $21.30 $44,300
Brunswick, GA 30 0.91 1.33 $20.69 $43,040
Reading, PA 50 0.30 0.44 $20.48 $42,590
Lancaster, PA 50 0.21 0.31 $19.21 $39,970
New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 3,480 0.65 0.94 $18.92 $39,350
Worcester, MA-CT 40 0.18 0.26 $18.51 $38,490
Las Vegas-Paradise, NV 1,040 1.20 1.74 $18.47 $38,410
San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, CA Metropolitan Division 350 0.32 0.47 $18.46 $38,400
Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO 260 1.20 1.74 $18.07 $37,600
Providence-Fall River-Warwick, RI-MA 290 0.52 0.76 $17.94 $37,310

Nonmetropolitan areas with the highest employment in this occupation:

Nonmetropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient