Occupational Employment Statistics

Table 1. Annual mean wages for selected occupational groups in private and State colleges, universities, and professional schools, May 2009
Occupational group Annual mean wage, private colleges and universities Annual mean wage, State colleges and universities Wage difference (private-State) Percent wage difference (relative to State colleges)

Architecture and engineering

$74,130 $63,300 $10,830 17.1

Life, physical, and social science

56,460 50,410 6,050 12.0

Legal

109,530 82,420 27,110 32.9

Education, training, and library

74,900 67,650 7,250 10.7

Healthcare support

32,860 30,210 2650 8.8

Protective service

36,030 41,190 -5160 -12.5

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance

29,690 27,160 2530 9.3

Sales and related

37,640 30,990 6650 21.5

Installation, maintenance, and repair

42,360 38,780 3580 9.2

Transportation and material moving

30,280 27,550 2730 9.9

Last Modified Date: January 28, 2011

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