Table 3. Hourly mean wage rates by industry and occupational group, May 2009

Table 3.  Hourly mean wage rates by industry and occupational group, May 2009 

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                                                                                           Occupational group                                                                                        
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                                  |            |              |               |              |             |                |          |               |                |               |            
                                  |            |    Business  |               |              |      Life,  |                |          |               |  Arts, design, |               |            
           Industry               |            |       and    |  Computer and | Architecture |   physical, |   Community    |          |    Education, | entertainment, |   Healthcare  | Healthcare 
                                  | Management |    financial | mathematical  |     and      |  and social |  and social    |   Legal  | training, and |   sports, and  | practitioner  |   support  
                                  |            |   operations |     science   |  engineering |     science |   services     |          |     library   |      media     | and technical |            
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                                  |            |              |               |              |             |                |          |               |                |               |            
  All industries                  |      $49.47|     $31.68   |        $36.68 |      $35.38  |     $31.57  |         $20.55 |   $46.07 |        $23.81 |        $24.87  |       $33.51  |     $12.84 
                                  |            |              |               |              |             |                |          |               |                |               |            
Agriculture, forestry, fishing    |            |              |               |              |             |                |          |               |                |               |            
 and hunting .....................|       41.18|      27.04   |         28.99 |       28.89  |      21.83  |           (1)  |     (1)  |         22.34 |         16.38  |        33.32  |      13.85 
Mining ...........................|       57.09|      33.98   |         35.61 |       46.85  |      42.69  |           (1)  |    46.65 |          (1)  |         32.93  |        30.91  |       (1)  
Utilities ........................|       54.97|      34.40   |         36.94 |       37.29  |      33.47  |           (1)  |    59.13 |         29.75 |         32.17  |        34.89  |       (1)  
Construction .....................|       50.28|      30.52   |         31.50 |       33.29  |      29.35  |          17.61 |    49.83 |          (1)  |         22.59  |        28.67  |      10.79 
Manufacturing ....................|       55.15|      31.26   |         40.97 |       35.51  |      32.08  |          26.14 |    62.85 |         27.31 |         24.73  |        30.07  |      17.17 
Wholesale trade ..................|       58.12|      31.25   |         37.33 |       35.54  |      33.90  |          19.72 |    58.53 |         25.53 |         23.71  |        29.32  |      14.12 
Retail trade .....................|       44.06|      26.15   |         28.21 |       31.67  |      26.92  |          19.08 |    37.27 |         19.63 |         15.16  |        28.71  |      10.66 
Transportation and warehousing ...|       44.55|      28.97   |         33.39 |       34.19  |      31.17  |          22.06 |    55.54 |         24.78 |         23.66  |        24.59  |      16.16 
Information ......................|       62.20|      34.47   |         38.12 |       36.88  |      37.47  |          18.67 |    57.98 |         20.66 |         27.83  |        29.99  |      20.10 
Finance and insurance ............|       58.99|      33.33   |         37.15 |       38.51  |      32.82  |          24.17 |    39.34 |         27.71 |         28.03  |        31.32  |      15.65 
Real estate and rental            |            |              |               |              |             |                |          |               |                |               |            
 and leasing .....................|       37.58|      29.65   |         30.91 |       34.90  |      26.56  |          18.57 |    39.48 |         19.85 |         22.29  |        23.95  |      13.06 
Professional, scientific, and     |            |              |               |              |             |                |          |               |                |               |            
 technical services ..............|       63.96|      35.98   |         38.84 |       34.60  |      32.51  |          23.34 |    49.10 |         28.75 |         27.58  |        26.81  |      11.25 
Management of companies           |            |              |               |              |             |                |          |               |                |               |            
 and enterprises .................|       60.06|      32.66   |         36.37 |       38.01  |      36.48  |          20.38 |    58.32 |         19.79 |         28.44  |        32.43  |      15.53 
Administrative and support        |            |              |               |              |             |                |          |               |                |               |            
 and waste management             |            |              |               |              |             |                |          |               |                |               |            
 and remediation services ........|       48.20|      29.22   |         32.66 |       32.86  |      27.49  |           (1)  |    34.17 |         21.56 |         24.96  |        29.98  |      13.12 
Educational services .............|       43.92|      27.49   |         27.38 |       31.88  |      27.28  |          26.70 |    44.91 |         24.72 |         19.35  |        29.16  |      15.09 
Health care and social            |            |              |               |              |             |                |          |               |                |               |            
 assistance ......................|       40.50|      25.91   |         29.55 |       31.25  |      34.37  |          17.92 |    40.24 |         13.48 |         22.47  |        34.61  |      12.73 
Arts, entertainment, and          |            |              |               |              |             |                |          |               |                |               |            
 recreation ......................|       42.90|      31.58   |         28.15 |       40.32  |      24.15  |          17.03 |    67.57 |         19.60 |         25.40  |        22.27  |      19.55 
Accommodation and food            |            |              |               |              |             |                |          |               |                |               |            
 services ........................|       29.02|      23.42   |         26.61 |       31.63  |      22.79  |          16.26 |    40.82 |         14.37 |         18.84  |        23.72  |      16.98 
Other services (except            |            |              |               |              |             |                |          |               |                |               |            
 public administration) ..........|       42.37|      26.58   |         30.03 |       32.83  |      28.37  |          19.00 |    45.49 |         15.79 |         24.51  |        27.10  |      16.83 
Federal, state, and local         |            |              |               |              |             |                |          |               |                |               |            
 government ......................|       40.14|      30.60   |         34.92 |       36.51  |      30.51  |          22.26 |    39.43 |         21.23 |         27.01  |        31.80  |      14.90 
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                                  |            |     Food     |  Building and |    Personal  |             |    Office and  | Farming, |               |                |               |  Transpor- 
                                  | Protective | preparation  |   grounds     |   care and   |  Sales and  | administrative | fishing, |  Construction |  Installation, |               | tation and 
                                  |   service  | and serving  | cleaning and  |    service   |   related   |     support    |   and    |      and      |   maintenance, |   Production  |  material  
                                  |            |   related    |   maintenance |              |             |                | forestry |   extraction  |    and repair  |               |   moving   
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  All industries                  |     20.07  |       10.04  |        12.00  |        11.87 |      17.32  |         15.86  |    11.53 |        20.84  |         20.30  |        16.01  |     15.47  
                                  |            |              |               |              |             |                |          |               |                |               |            
Agriculture, forestry, fishing,   |            |              |               |              |             |                |          |               |                |               |            
 and hunting .....................|     11.15  |        (1)   |        12.65  |        13.60 |      28.10  |         13.77  |    10.66 |        16.95  |         15.93  |        11.71  |     12.32  
Mining ...........................|     15.50  |       12.66  |        11.73  |        15.77 |      35.25  |         17.02  |    14.58 |        21.59  |         22.74  |        22.39  |     19.02  
Utilities ........................|     23.61  |        (1)   |        16.31  |         (1)  |      29.15  |         20.06  |    13.41 |        25.91  |         28.19  |        28.73  |     22.31  
Construction .....................|     14.80  |       11.10  |        12.96  |        12.32 |      28.40  |         16.30  |     (1)  |        20.93  |         20.60  |        18.72  |     17.62  
Manufacturing ....................|     17.22  |       10.45  |        12.42  |        12.33 |      29.15  |         17.31  |    12.75 |        20.89  |         22.08  |        16.26  |     14.62  
Wholesale trade ..................|     13.82  |       10.25  |        12.17  |        11.93 |      30.14  |         15.91  |    11.51 |        19.76  |         20.25  |        15.33  |     14.96  
Retail trade .....................|     13.09  |       10.48  |        10.44  |        10.15 |      12.00  |         12.04  |    10.95 |        18.06  |         17.64  |        13.51  |     11.41  
Transportation and warehousing ...|     17.66  |       13.07  |        18.46  |        17.40 |      25.61  |         19.57  |    12.82 |        23.19  |         22.78  |        19.34  |     19.00  
Information ......................|     17.21  |        9.07  |        12.58  |        10.21 |      25.17  |         17.35  |     (1)  |        25.71  |         25.79  |        17.36  |     14.01  
Finance and insurance ............|     19.98  |       13.06  |        11.97  |        13.70 |      33.59  |         16.29  |    11.77 |        24.45  |         19.30  |        17.80  |     18.18  
Real estate and  rental           |            |              |               |              |             |                |          |               |                |               |            
 and leasing .....................|     14.10  |       10.62  |        12.17  |        13.04 |      18.55  |         15.28  |    12.58 |        21.14  |         16.61  |        16.94  |     13.11  
Professional, scientific, and     |            |              |               |              |             |                |          |               |                |               |            
 technical services ..............|     22.93  |       11.50  |        12.38  |        10.29 |      30.57  |         17.28  |    14.18 |        23.72  |         22.11  |        17.73  |     14.93  
Management of companies           |            |              |               |              |             |                |          |               |                |               |            
 and enterprises .................|     18.46  |       13.61  |        13.15  |        12.42 |      30.27  |         17.95  |    16.91 |        24.34  |         22.38  |        19.44  |     16.03  
Administrative and support        |            |              |               |              |             |                |          |               |                |               |            
 and waste management             |            |              |               |              |             |                |          |               |                |               |            
 and remediation services ........|     12.42  |       10.90  |        11.66  |        11.54 |      16.79  |         14.35  |    11.62 |        17.50  |         18.73  |        12.37  |     12.64  
Educational services .............|     16.01  |       11.00  |        13.95  |        12.01 |      18.65  |         15.91  |    15.71 |        22.41  |         19.35  |        20.36  |     13.69  
Health care and social            |            |              |               |              |             |                |          |               |                |               |            
 assistance ......................|     14.82  |       10.96  |        11.28  |        10.23 |      17.75  |         15.31  |    10.84 |        22.86  |         18.15  |        12.69  |     12.01  
Arts, entertainment, and          |            |              |               |              |             |                |          |               |                |               |            
 recreation ......................|     11.72  |       10.78  |        11.95  |        12.70 |      11.89  |         13.90  |    12.07 |        23.97  |         17.00  |        16.81  |     13.47  
Accommodation and food            |            |              |               |              |             |                |          |               |                |               |            
 services ........................|     12.80  |        9.84  |        10.34  |        11.99 |       9.84  |         12.25  |    13.01 |        21.43  |         15.44  |        11.12  |      9.56  
Other services (except            |            |              |               |              |             |                |          |               |                |               |            
 public administration) ..........|     11.23  |       10.04  |        11.44  |        12.50 |      14.46  |         14.44  |    14.53 |        21.21  |         18.24  |        12.85  |     11.11  
Federal, state, and local         |            |              |               |              |             |                |          |               |                |               |            
 government ......................|     24.53  |       12.76  |        14.75  |        12.70 |      15.87  |         17.58  |    18.64 |        20.45  |         22.27  |        22.39  |     20.72  
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