May 2006 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

NAICS 624000 - Social Assistance


These national industry-specific occupational employment and wage estimates are calculated with data collected from employers of all sizes, in metropolitan and nonmetropolitan areas in every State and the District of Columbia, in NAICS 624000 - Social Assistance.

Additional information, including the hourly and annual 10th, 25th, 75th, and 90th percentile wages, percent of establishments reporting the occupation, and the employment percent relative standard error, is available in the downloadable Excel files(XLS).

NAICS Industry 624000 - Social Assistance is part of: Sector 62 - Health Care and Social Assistance.

NAICS 624000 - Social Assistance consists of:

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NAICS 624000 - Social Assistance

All Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
00-0000 All Occupations 2,166,490 100.00% $10.63 $12.81 $26,650 0.4 %
 
Management Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
11-0000 Management Occupations 120,490 5.56% $23.20 $26.98 $56,120 0.7 %
11-1011 Chief Executives 4,070 0.19% $44.28 $50.29 $104,600 1.5 %
11-1021 General and Operations Managers 22,520 1.04% $30.15 $33.88 $70,470 0.7 %
11-2011 Advertising and Promotions Managers 450 0.02% $23.81 $27.25 $56,680 2.8 %
11-2021 Marketing Managers 220 0.01% $28.24 $34.59 $71,940 4.9 %
11-2022 Sales Managers 150 0.01% $37.38 $39.89 $82,970 3.8 %
11-2031 Public Relations Managers 2,190 0.10% $26.42 $28.87 $60,060 1.6 %
11-3011 Administrative Services Managers 3,550 0.16% $21.37 $24.56 $51,080 2.2 %
11-3021 Computer and Information Systems Managers 360 0.02% $37.70 $40.04 $83,290 2.5 %
11-3031 Financial Managers 3,570 0.16% $32.89 $36.42 $75,750 1.5 %
11-3041 Compensation and Benefits Managers 620 0.03% $27.80 $30.67 $63,800 2.1 %
11-3042 Training and Development Managers 420 0.02% $34.00 $46.00 $95,670 19.8 %
11-3049 Human Resources Managers, All Other 550 0.03% $30.16 $33.13 $68,920 2.8 %
11-3051 Industrial Production Managers 140 0.01% $26.67 $30.20 $62,820 4.0 %
11-3061 Purchasing Managers 40 (7) $29.27 $34.46 $71,670 5.8 %
11-3071 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers 110 0.01% $23.39 $28.45 $59,170 5.2 %
11-9021 Construction Managers 180 0.01% $25.82 $27.84 $57,910 7.3 %
11-9031 Education Administrators, Preschool and Child Care Center/Program 33,650 1.55% $17.15 $19.08 $39,690 1.1 %
11-9032 Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School 330 0.02% (4) (4) $55,580 4.4 %
11-9039 Education Administrators, All Other 540 0.02% $26.02 $28.22 $58,700 3.1 %
11-9051 Food Service Managers 850 0.04% $18.43 $19.32 $40,180 1.6 %
11-9081 Lodging Managers 40 (7) $23.34 $25.91 $53,900 3.9 %
11-9111 Medical and Health Services Managers 4,620 0.21% $27.64 $32.09 $66,750 1.7 %
11-9141 Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers 460 0.02% $22.94 $24.69 $51,360 7.4 %
11-9151 Social and Community Service Managers 39,410 1.82% $23.16 $25.43 $52,900 0.6 %
11-9199 Managers, All Other 1,380 0.06% $27.63 $32.12 $66,800 3.6 %
 
Business and Financial Operations Occupations top
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SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
13-0000 Business and Financial Operations Occupations 43,810 2.02% $18.97 $20.46 $42,550 0.6 %
13-1023 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products 480 0.02% $20.92 $22.56 $46,920 4.0 %
13-1031 Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators 70 (7) $17.53 $20.37 $42,360 8.2 %
13-1041 Compliance Officers, Except Agriculture, Construction, Health and Safety, and Transportation 1,070 0.05% $18.97 $20.69 $43,030 2.9 %
13-1051 Cost Estimators 100 (7) $18.68 $20.59 $42,820 10.3 %
13-1061 Emergency Management Specialists 700 0.03% $19.09 $20.76 $43,190 3.4 %
13-1071 Employment, Recruitment, and Placement Specialists 8,790 0.41% $16.15 $17.74 $36,910 1.6 %
13-1072 Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists 1,270 0.06% $20.48 $21.57 $44,860 1.6 %
13-1073 Training and Development Specialists 7,900 0.36% $16.62 $18.02 $37,470 1.5 %
13-1079 Human Resources, Training, and Labor Relations Specialists, All Other 1,610 0.07% $19.34 $20.49 $42,610 1.7 %
13-1081 Logisticians 120 0.01% $23.32 $24.15 $50,240 4.3 %
13-1111 Management Analysts 760 0.04% $22.69 $24.90 $51,800 3.3 %
13-1121 Meeting and Convention Planners 270 0.01% $20.90 $19.80 $41,180 5.9 %
13-1199 Business Operations Specialists, All Other 8,210 0.38% $19.42 $21.28 $44,270 1.5 %
13-2011 Accountants and Auditors 10,920 0.50% $22.16 $23.34 $48,550 0.6 %
13-2031 Budget Analysts 180 0.01% $23.09 $24.23 $50,410 2.8 %
13-2041 Credit Analysts (8) (8) $8.53 $10.60 $22,050 12.9 %
13-2051 Financial Analysts 210 0.01% $25.01 $26.03 $54,150 4.9 %
13-2052 Personal Financial Advisors 190 0.01% $16.89 $17.34 $36,060 6.0 %
13-2071 Loan Counselors 370 0.02% $15.41 $16.61 $34,540 4.8 %
13-2072 Loan Officers 60 (7) $20.28 $21.58 $44,880 9.9 %
13-2099 Financial Specialists, All Other 430 0.02% $17.54 $18.45 $38,380 7.6 %
 
Computer and Mathematical Science Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
15-0000 Computer and Mathematical Science Occupations 5,830 0.27% $20.95 $22.91 $47,640 1.9 %
15-1021 Computer Programmers 360 0.02% $23.22 $25.30 $52,610 3.1 %
15-1031 Computer Software Engineers, Applications 240 0.01% $33.96 $34.12 $70,970 6.0 %
15-1032 Computer Software Engineers, Systems Software (8) (8) $38.07 $39.10 $81,320 4.4 %
15-1041 Computer Support Specialists 2,300 0.11% $16.88 $17.99 $37,420 1.5 %
15-1051 Computer Systems Analysts 540 0.02% $26.52 $27.25 $56,680 2.1 %
15-1061 Database Administrators 390 0.02% $20.92 $23.42 $48,710 2.6 %
15-1071 Network and Computer Systems Administrators 1,170 0.05% $24.41 $25.46 $52,960 1.3 %
15-1081 Network Systems and Data Communications Analysts 440 0.02% $24.62 $25.57 $53,190 3.1 %
15-1099 Computer Specialists, All Other 230 0.01% $19.74 $23.41 $48,680 6.6 %
15-2031 Operations Research Analysts 50 (7) $24.73 $25.37 $52,770 5.3 %
15-2041 Statisticians 60 (7) $27.23 $27.08 $56,330 15.4 %
 
Architecture and Engineering Occupations top
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SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
17-0000 Architecture and Engineering Occupations 210 0.01% $23.36 $26.52 $55,150 6.0 %
17-2081 Environmental Engineers (8) (8) $15.97 $19.81 $41,200 23.7 %
17-2112 Industrial Engineers 70 (7) $21.00 $23.30 $48,460 9.6 %
 
Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations top
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SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
19-0000 Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations 10,170 0.47% $23.58 $27.23 $56,640 2.4 %
19-3021 Market Research Analysts 660 0.03% $22.82 $25.17 $52,360 3.7 %
19-3022 Survey Researchers (8) (8) $13.12 $14.35 $29,860 8.8 %
19-3031 Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists 8,770 0.40% $23.84 $27.37 $56,940 2.4 %
19-3039 Psychologists, All Other 130 0.01% $45.34 $63.27 $131,610 17.3 %
19-3051 Urban and Regional Planners (8) (8) $25.11 $25.17 $52,340 5.9 %
19-3099 Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other 270 0.01% $17.50 $19.75 $41,080 11.2 %
19-4091 Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health (8) (8) $13.27 $14.42 $30,000 8.8 %
 
Community and Social Services Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
21-0000 Community and Social Services Occupations 380,560 17.57% $14.12 $15.29 $31,800 0.4 %
21-1011 Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors 13,170 0.61% $15.84 $16.75 $34,830 1.9 %
21-1012 Educational, Vocational, and School Counselors 21,670 1.00% $15.21 $16.60 $34,530 1.5 %
21-1013 Marriage and Family Therapists 8,760 0.40% $17.31 $18.49 $38,460 5.0 %
21-1014 Mental Health Counselors 18,460 0.85% $16.20 $17.76 $36,930 2.5 %
21-1015 Rehabilitation Counselors 50,820 2.35% $13.47 $14.86 $30,920 1.0 %
21-1019 Counselors, All Other 4,320 0.20% $15.33 $16.28 $33,870 2.4 %
21-1021 Child, Family, and School Social Workers 67,530 3.12% $15.36 $16.35 $34,010 0.7 %
21-1022 Medical and Public Health Social Workers 16,120 0.74% $16.96 $17.96 $37,360 1.4 %
21-1023 Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers 25,480 1.18% $16.52 $17.62 $36,660 1.6 %
21-1029 Social Workers, All Other 13,010 0.60% $16.33 $17.92 $37,260 1.8 %
21-1091 Health Educators 10,290 0.47% $15.92 $17.11 $35,590 1.9 %
21-1092 Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists 1,090 0.05% $13.53 $14.40 $29,950 7.0 %
21-1093 Social and Human Service Assistants 104,720 4.83% $11.56 $12.03 $25,030 0.5 %
21-1099 Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other 24,030 1.11% $14.80 $15.67 $32,590 1.2 %
21-2011 Clergy 530 0.02% $17.42 $18.03 $37,510 4.8 %
21-2021 Directors, Religious Activities and Education 460 0.02% $16.05 $15.91 $33,100 3.9 %
21-2099 Religious Workers, All Other 100 (7) $11.01 $12.65 $26,310 7.2 %
 
Legal Occupations top
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SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
23-0000 Legal Occupations 1,390 0.06% $21.14 $24.69 $51,350 3.9 %
23-1011 Lawyers 730 0.03% $26.29 $31.35 $65,210 4.0 %
23-2011 Paralegals and Legal Assistants 310 0.01% $17.25 $19.10 $39,730 3.6 %
23-2099 Legal Support Workers, All Other 310 0.01% $14.37 $15.64 $32,540 6.6 %
 
Education, Training, and Library Occupations top
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SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
25-0000 Education, Training, and Library Occupations 444,110 20.50% $10.02 $11.12 $23,140 0.5 %
25-1071 Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary (8) (8) (4) (4) $47,340 24.2 %
25-1072 Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary 70 (7) (4) (4) $43,250 6.1 %
25-1194 Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary 1,230 0.06% $18.54 $20.95 $43,580 8.0 %
25-2011 Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education 261,690 12.08% $10.16 $10.89 $22,660 0.6 %
25-2012 Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education 7,200 0.33% (4) (4) $28,820 3.0 %
25-2021 Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education 1,920 0.09% (4) (4) $35,130 11.9 %
25-2022 Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Vocational Education 220 0.01% (4) (4) $35,590 5.2 %
25-2031 Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Vocational Education 480 0.02% (4) (4) $42,330 7.4 %
25-2032 Vocational Education Teachers, Secondary School 190 0.01% (4) (4) $40,000 5.7 %
25-2041 Special Education Teachers, Preschool, Kindergarten, and Elementary School 8,740 0.40% (4) (4) $37,970 3.2 %
25-2042 Special Education Teachers, Middle School 90 (7) (4) (4) $51,230 4.2 %
25-2043 Special Education Teachers, Secondary School 390 0.02% (4) (4) $45,470 4.4 %
25-3011 Adult Literacy, Remedial Education, and GED Teachers and Instructors 6,190 0.29% $16.92 $17.47 $36,330 1.8 %
25-3021 Self-Enrichment Education Teachers 11,520 0.53% $14.12 $16.15 $33,590 2.3 %
25-3099 Teachers and Instructors, All Other 9,200 0.42% (4) (4) $29,720 2.6 %
25-4021 Librarians 50 (7) $14.25 $16.90 $35,150 7.5 %
25-9011 Audio-Visual Collections Specialists 50 (7) $17.48 $19.63 $40,830 9.9 %
25-9021 Farm and Home Management Advisors (8) (8) $15.60 $16.06 $33,410 6.5 %
25-9031 Instructional Coordinators 7,090 0.33% $17.57 $18.68 $38,860 1.7 %
25-9041 Teacher Assistants 126,670 5.85% (4) (4) $19,140 0.6 %
25-9099 Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other 840 0.04% $12.43 $13.90 $28,910 5.4 %
 
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations top
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SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
27-0000 Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations 10,120 0.47% $17.94 $19.38 $40,310 1.2 %
27-1024 Graphic Designers 190 0.01% $17.72 $17.84 $37,110 4.9 %
27-2022 Coaches and Scouts 530 0.02% (4) (4) $31,240 7.3 %
27-2032 Choreographers 50 (7) $25.90 $31.44 $65,400 24.7 %
27-2041 Music Directors and Composers (8) (8) $18.02 $19.05 $39,620 13.3 %
27-2042 Musicians and Singers 80 (7) (8) (8) (8) (8)
27-3031 Public Relations Specialists 6,490 0.30% $18.88 $20.47 $42,580 1.1 %
27-3041 Editors 110 0.01% $17.98 $19.06 $39,650 3.9 %
27-3042 Technical Writers 90 (7) $15.25 $18.98 $39,470 6.7 %
27-3043 Writers and Authors 670 0.03% $19.76 $19.53 $40,630 3.1 %
27-3091 Interpreters and Translators 1,560 0.07% $15.65 $16.58 $34,480 3.9 %
27-3099 Media and Communication Workers, All Other 60 (7) $21.10 $21.99 $45,730 13.0 %
27-4011 Audio and Video Equipment Technicians 30 (7) $22.74 $19.47 $40,490 15.9 %
 
Healthcare Practitioner and Technical Occupations top
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SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
29-0000 Healthcare Practitioner and Technical Occupations 41,690 1.92% $22.50 $25.46 $52,960 2.6 %
29-1021 Dentists, General 70 (7) $52.43 $51.67 $107,480 6.2 %
29-1029 Dentists, All Other Specialists 90 (7) $19.43 $29.46 $61,270 16.7 %
29-1031 Dietitians and Nutritionists 1,730 0.08% $19.00 $19.34 $40,230 2.3 %
29-1051 Pharmacists 80 (7) $40.23 $52.23 $108,630 24.3 %
29-1062 Family and General Practitioners 70 (7) $62.57 $60.31 $125,440 10.1 %
29-1066 Psychiatrists 800 0.04% (5) $72.57 $150,950 3.4 %
29-1069 Physicians and Surgeons, All Other 100 (7) (5) $78.92 $164,150 12.9 %
29-1071 Physician Assistants (8) (8) $26.90 $27.34 $56,870 7.1 %
29-1111 Registered Nurses 17,120 0.79% $24.12 $25.45 $52,940 0.8 %
29-1121 Audiologists (8) (8) $27.29 $27.73 $57,680 3.1 %
29-1122 Occupational Therapists 4,550 0.21% $25.44 $26.84 $55,830 4.8 %
29-1123 Physical Therapists 2,270 0.10% $29.60 $32.24 $67,050 2.4 %
29-1125 Recreational Therapists 1,370 0.06% $12.00 $14.08 $29,290 4.6 %
29-1127 Speech-Language Pathologists 3,320 0.15% $28.94 $34.83 $72,450 7.3 %
29-1129 Therapists, All Other 610 0.03% $19.61 $20.26 $42,140 4.6 %
29-1199 Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other 400 0.02% $18.76 $34.32 $71,380 14.4 %
29-2011 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists 70 (7) $23.35 $24.57 $51,110 3.3 %
29-2012 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians 140 0.01% $14.85 $16.40 $34,120 6.2 %
29-2021 Dental Hygienists 50 (7) $23.25 $23.58 $49,040 5.2 %
29-2051 Dietetic Technicians 600 0.03% $11.74 $11.82 $24,590 3.2 %
29-2053 Psychiatric Technicians 370 0.02% $15.02 $14.87 $30,920 7.7 %
29-2061 Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 6,360 0.29% $16.36 $16.67 $34,660 1.2 %
29-2071 Medical Records and Health Information Technicians 420 0.02% $13.26 $14.22 $29,570 3.4 %
29-2099 Health Technologists and Technicians, All Other 40 (7) $15.77 $16.16 $33,610 3.8 %
29-9011 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists 90 (7) $18.48 $20.14 $41,890 5.5 %
29-9099 Healthcare Practitioner and Technical Workers, All Other 450 0.02% $21.43 $21.36 $44,430 6.4 %
 
Healthcare Support Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
31-0000 Healthcare Support Occupations 137,570 6.35% $9.40 $9.59 $19,960 0.7 %
31-1011 Home Health Aides 117,440 5.42% $9.28 $9.35 $19,450 0.7 %
31-1012 Nursing Aides, Orderlies, and Attendants 13,720 0.63% $9.78 $9.78 $20,350 1.5 %
31-1013 Psychiatric Aides 1,510 0.07% $11.02 $11.82 $24,580 4.6 %
31-2011 Occupational Therapist Assistants 850 0.04% $15.95 $16.46 $34,240 3.3 %
31-2012 Occupational Therapist Aides 690 0.03% $9.84 $10.12 $21,050 4.0 %
31-2021 Physical Therapist Assistants 430 0.02% $19.58 $19.00 $39,510 2.7 %
31-2022 Physical Therapist Aides 430 0.02% $12.13 $12.66 $26,330 4.4 %
31-9011 Massage Therapists 40 (7) $14.17 $15.02 $31,230 8.9 %
31-9091 Dental Assistants (8) (8) $11.92 $11.80 $24,550 5.0 %
31-9092 Medical Assistants 420 0.02% $12.80 $13.10 $27,240 3.8 %
31-9094 Medical Transcriptionists (8) (8) $17.17 $16.55 $34,430 3.2 %
31-9099 Healthcare Support Workers, All Other 1,730 0.08% $13.08 $14.03 $29,190 3.1 %
 
Protective Service Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
33-0000 Protective Service Occupations 7,740 0.36% $10.41 $11.28 $23,460 1.6 %
33-1099 First-Line Supervisors/Managers, Protective Service Workers, All Other 270 0.01% $15.19 $17.67 $36,760 5.1 %
33-9032 Security Guards 4,810 0.22% $10.41 $11.08 $23,050 1.7 %
33-9092 Lifeguards, Ski Patrol, and Other Recreational Protective Service Workers 1,050 0.05% $7.90 $8.57 $17,820 2.8 %
33-9099 Protective Service Workers, All Other 1,360 0.06% $11.69 $12.33 $25,650 4.1 %
 
Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations top
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SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
35-0000 Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations 53,990 2.49% $8.43 $9.02 $18,760 0.5 %
35-1011 Chefs and Head Cooks 140 0.01% $9.88 $13.12 $27,300 7.4 %
35-1012 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 3,250 0.15% $12.87 $13.48 $28,030 1.2 %
35-2011 Cooks, Fast Food 220 0.01% $7.74 $8.00 $16,650 5.6 %
35-2012 Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria 26,540 1.23% $8.57 $8.99 $18,690 0.7 %
35-2014 Cooks, Restaurant 90 (7) $10.90 $11.28 $23,460 6.0 %
35-2015 Cooks, Short Order 630 0.03% $8.70 $8.93 $18,570 2.3 %
35-2019 Cooks, All Other 710 0.03% $8.34 $8.74 $18,170 3.2 %
35-2021 Food Preparation Workers 10,520 0.49% $8.14 $8.39 $17,450 0.8 %
35-3021 Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food 5,930 0.27% $7.96 $8.29 $17,240 1.4 %
35-3022 Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop 1,650 0.08% $7.44 $7.99 $16,610 2.8 %
35-3031 Waiters and Waitresses 190 0.01% $6.87 $8.04 $16,720 6.0 %
35-3041 Food Servers, Nonrestaurant 1,120 0.05% $8.01 $8.20 $17,060 1.9 %
35-9011 Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers (8) (8) $8.42 $8.47 $17,610 3.4 %
35-9021 Dishwashers 1,070 0.05% $6.90 $7.62 $15,840 3.6 %
35-9099 Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other 1,280 0.06% $8.66 $10.38 $21,590 9.6 %
 
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations top
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SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
37-0000 Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 50,200 2.32% $8.80 $9.52 $19,810 0.7 %
37-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Housekeeping and Janitorial Workers 2,920 0.13% $13.46 $14.21 $29,560 1.5 %
37-1012 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers 230 0.01% $13.54 $15.25 $31,730 7.8 %
37-2011 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 33,780 1.56% $8.83 $9.29 $19,320 0.7 %
37-2012 Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 7,390 0.34% $7.92 $8.38 $17,420 1.3 %
37-2019 Building Cleaning Workers, All Other 60 (7) $6.89 $7.61 $15,830 7.3 %
37-3011 Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers 5,600 0.26% $8.93 $9.85 $20,500 2.9 %
 
Personal Care and Service Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
39-0000 Personal Care and Service Occupations 550,510 25.41% $8.68 $9.17 $19,060 0.5 %
39-1021 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Personal Service Workers 21,800 1.01% $13.99 $14.74 $30,670 1.3 %
39-2011 Animal Trainers 40 (7) $17.03 $16.62 $34,560 4.5 %
39-2021 Nonfarm Animal Caretakers 50 (7) $11.38 $11.38 $23,670 3.0 %
39-3012 Gaming and Sports Book Writers and Runners (8) (8) $8.35 $8.14 $16,930 5.7 %
39-3091 Amusement and Recreation Attendants 490 0.02% $8.40 $8.89 $18,500 2.7 %
39-3093 Locker Room, Coatroom, and Dressing Room Attendants 120 0.01% $7.33 $8.00 $16,640 4.1 %
39-3099 Entertainment attendants and related workers, all other 560 0.03% $7.14 $7.27 $15,130 4.8 %
39-6021 Tour Guides and Escorts 40 (7) $9.41 $10.87 $22,600 7.4 %
39-6032 Transportation Attendants, Except Flight Attendants and Baggage Porters 60 (7) $9.34 $10.77 $22,410 9.9 %
39-9011 Child Care Workers 265,840 12.27% $7.96 $8.38 $17,430 0.7 %
39-9021 Personal and Home Care Aides 223,280 10.31% $9.19 $9.28 $19,300 0.5 %
39-9031 Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors 1,490 0.07% $11.23 $13.60 $28,290 3.8 %
39-9032 Recreation Workers 24,060 1.11% $9.91 $10.56 $21,960 1.0 %
39-9041 Residential Advisors 9,110 0.42% $10.42 $11.14 $23,170 1.1 %
39-9099 Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other 3,450 0.16% $9.74 $10.29 $21,390 2.0 %
 
Sales and Related Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
41-0000 Sales and Related Occupations 14,150 0.65% $9.16 $12.10 $25,160 1.8 %
41-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Retail Sales Workers 1,320 0.06% $13.04 $14.07 $29,270 1.7 %
41-1012 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Non-Retail Sales Workers 180 0.01% $20.12 $22.27 $46,320 8.5 %
41-2011 Cashiers 3,860 0.18% $8.04 $8.54 $17,770 2.1 %
41-2021 Counter and Rental Clerks 170 0.01% $12.11 $16.98 $35,310 9.9 %
41-2031 Retail Salespersons 4,480 0.21% $8.10 $8.86 $18,430 2.5 %
41-3099 Sales Representatives, Services, All Other 1,090 0.05% $17.27 $19.27 $40,070 4.2 %
41-4012 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products (8) (8) $22.92 $25.12 $52,250 3.7 %
41-9022 Real Estate Sales Agents (8) (8) $19.08 $20.26 $42,150 12.7 %
41-9041 Telemarketers 620 0.03% $8.66 $9.45 $19,650 5.0 %
41-9091 Door-to-Door Sales Workers, News and Street Vendors, and Related Workers 30 (7) $6.44 $6.64 $13,800 6.9 %
41-9099 Sales and Related Workers, All Other 2,110 0.10% $17.36 $18.81 $39,120 3.0 %
 
Office and Administrative Support Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
43-0000 Office and Administrative Support Occupations 196,010 9.05% $12.19 $12.89 $26,800 0.3 %
43-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Office and Administrative Support Workers 12,810 0.59% $18.27 $19.31 $40,170 0.8 %
43-2011 Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service 2,660 0.12% $10.39 $10.64 $22,130 0.9 %
43-3011 Bill and Account Collectors 480 0.02% $12.58 $13.22 $27,500 4.7 %
43-3021 Billing and Posting Clerks and Machine Operators 5,840 0.27% $13.30 $13.61 $28,320 0.8 %
43-3031 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 22,310 1.03% $13.73 $14.25 $29,630 0.6 %
43-3051 Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks 3,300 0.15% $14.26 $14.60 $30,370 0.8 %
43-3061 Procurement Clerks 160 0.01% $13.67 $13.73 $28,550 2.5 %
43-4021 Correspondence Clerks 50 (7) $12.65 $13.04 $27,120 3.9 %
43-4051 Customer Service Representatives 2,760 0.13% $12.64 $12.81 $26,650 2.1 %
43-4061 Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs 1,950 0.09% $13.19 $13.84 $28,780 2.7 %
43-4071 File Clerks 940 0.04% $10.99 $11.33 $23,570 2.5 %
43-4111 Interviewers, Except Eligibility and Loan 2,200 0.10% $12.96 $12.99 $27,020 1.9 %
43-4121 Library Assistants, Clerical 100 (7) $10.50 $10.58 $22,010 4.3 %
43-4131 Loan Interviewers and Clerks 60 (7) $13.58 $13.68 $28,450 4.9 %
43-4151 Order Clerks 320 0.01% $10.04 $9.68 $20,130 8.1 %
43-4161 Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping 3,370 0.16% $14.46 $14.84 $30,870 0.8 %
43-4171 Receptionists and Information Clerks 20,030 0.92% $10.47 $10.70 $22,250 0.6 %
43-4199 Information and Record Clerks, All Other 690 0.03% $12.16 $12.88 $26,790 2.9 %
43-5021 Couriers and Messengers 360 0.02% $9.97 $10.01 $20,820 4.7 %
43-5032 Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance 480 0.02% $12.25 $12.67 $26,350 2.8 %
43-5061 Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks 890 0.04% $14.47 $15.06 $31,330 2.3 %
43-5071 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks 2,310 0.11% $8.51 $10.01 $20,830 4.4 %
43-5081 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 5,800 0.27% $9.47 $10.16 $21,130 1.3 %
43-6011 Executive Secretaries and Administrative Assistants 25,350 1.17% $14.63 $15.36 $31,960 0.6 %
43-6013 Medical Secretaries 460 0.02% $12.07 $12.47 $25,930 1.9 %
43-6014 Secretaries, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 24,940 1.15% $12.10 $12.46 $25,910 0.7 %
43-9011 Computer Operators 250 0.01% $12.15 $13.71 $28,510 5.5 %
43-9021 Data Entry Keyers 2,090 0.10% $10.79 $11.05 $22,990 2.3 %
43-9022 Word Processors and Typists 1,180 0.05% $10.01 $12.22 $25,420 8.4 %
43-9031 Desktop Publishers 30 (7) $15.40 $15.82 $32,900 4.7 %
43-9041 Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks 80 (7) $10.69 $11.71 $24,360 9.4 %
43-9051 Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service 830 0.04% $9.71 $10.47 $21,770 4.3 %
43-9061 Office Clerks, General 47,050 2.17% $10.31 $10.74 $22,340 0.6 %
43-9071 Office Machine Operators, Except Computer 230 0.01% $11.64 $10.94 $22,760 7.9 %
43-9111 Statistical Assistants 50 (7) $11.98 $14.58 $30,320 11.7 %
43-9199 Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other 2,950 0.14% $12.36 $12.89 $26,820 2.8 %
 
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
45-0000 Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations 960 0.04% $8.55 $9.99 $20,770 4.1 %
45-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers (8) (8) $29.22 $25.00 $51,990 16.4 %
45-2092 Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse (8) (8) $9.55 $10.56 $21,960 4.3 %
45-2093 Farmworkers, Farm and Ranch Animals (8) (8) $7.11 $8.37 $17,420 11.5 %
45-4011 Forest and Conservation Workers 400 0.02% $8.37 $8.90 $18,520 6.3 %
 
Construction and Extraction Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
47-0000 Construction and Extraction Occupations 2,110 0.10% $14.92 $16.57 $34,470 4.5 %
47-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 480 0.02% $23.53 $23.62 $49,120 7.2 %
47-2031 Carpenters 330 0.02% $15.53 $16.59 $34,500 4.6 %
47-2061 Construction Laborers 300 0.01% $9.45 $9.91 $20,600 10.1 %
47-2131 Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, and Wall 430 0.02% $12.48 $14.00 $29,110 4.6 %
47-3012 Helpers--Carpenters 40 (7) $7.10 $7.84 $16,300 7.0 %
47-3019 Helpers, Construction Trades, All Other (8) (8) $9.35 $10.29 $21,400 6.8 %
47-4011 Construction and Building Inspectors 290 0.01% $17.02 $17.97 $37,380 3.0 %
47-4099 Construction and Related Workers, All Other 80 (7) $11.69 $11.51 $23,950 16.8 %
 
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
49-0000 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 12,230 0.56% $12.69 $13.69 $28,480 1.2 %
49-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers 430 0.02% $20.63 $21.31 $44,320 1.8 %
49-2011 Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairers 30 (7) $10.94 $12.16 $25,300 6.7 %
49-3023 Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 500 0.02% $18.59 $17.22 $35,810 9.6 %
49-3031 Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists 60 (7) $15.16 $16.22 $33,750 2.4 %
49-9021 Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers 150 0.01% $19.51 $19.51 $40,580 4.3 %
49-9031 Home Appliance Repairers (8) (8) $21.99 $21.57 $44,860 9.2 %
49-9042 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 10,520 0.49% $12.31 $13.01 $27,060 0.8 %
49-9098 Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers 260 0.01% $10.23 $10.85 $22,570 5.5 %
 
Production Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
51-0000 Production Occupations 27,090 1.25% $7.97 $9.91 $20,620 1.8 %
51-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Production and Operating Workers 2,470 0.11% $13.12 $15.47 $32,180 2.3 %
51-2022 Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers (8) (8) $10.84 $10.39 $21,600 8.1 %
51-2092 Team Assemblers 7,720 0.36% $7.99 $9.34 $19,430 3.3 %
51-2099 Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other 4,410 0.20% $7.39 $9.21 $19,150 3.9 %
51-4031 Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 30 (7) $11.57 $11.64 $24,200 7.5 %
51-5011 Bindery Workers 50 (7) $12.12 $11.99 $24,940 8.1 %
51-5023 Printing Machine Operators 50 (7) $10.43 $12.14 $25,250 9.7 %
51-6011 Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers 670 0.03% $7.63 $7.84 $16,310 1.6 %
51-6031 Sewing Machine Operators 1,250 0.06% $6.85 $7.14 $14,860 2.9 %
51-6051 Sewers, Hand 50 (7) $8.39 $9.84 $20,470 9.9 %
51-6062 Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders (8) (8) $6.85 $7.79 $16,200 7.9 %
51-6092 Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers (8) (8) $7.08 $8.58 $17,850 17.3 %
51-6099 Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other (8) (8) $7.55 $8.80 $18,290 5.8 %
51-7042 Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing (8) (8) $9.63 $11.25 $23,400 7.6 %
51-7099 Woodworkers, All Other 130 0.01% $7.63 $7.75 $16,120 4.7 %
51-8021 Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators 40 (7) $17.98 $18.77 $39,030 6.2 %
51-9032 Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 80 (7) $12.49 $12.80 $26,620 5.4 %
51-9061 Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers 980 0.05% $8.44 $10.20 $21,210 3.6 %
51-9111 Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders 570 0.03% $8.31 $9.19 $19,110 4.9 %
51-9131 Photographic Process Workers (8) (8) $8.23 $8.72 $18,140 8.3 %
51-9198 Helpers--Production Workers 1,580 0.07% $7.24 $8.50 $17,690 4.4 %
51-9199 Production Workers, All Other 5,870 0.27% $7.27 $9.84 $20,460 5.5 %
 
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
53-0000 Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 55,550 2.56% $9.00 $9.79 $20,360 0.9 %
53-1021 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers, Hand 860 0.04% $13.87 $15.12 $31,460 3.2 %
53-1031 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators 850 0.04% $16.17 $17.78 $36,980 2.8 %
53-3011 Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians (8) (8) $8.25 $8.44 $17,560 3.6 %
53-3021 Bus Drivers, Transit and Intercity 280 0.01% $9.87 $10.36 $21,540 3.5 %
53-3022 Bus Drivers, School 19,090 0.88% $9.43 $9.72 $20,220 1.0 %
53-3031 Driver/Sales Workers 480 0.02% $8.22 $8.62 $17,920 4.5 %
53-3032 Truck Drivers, Heavy and Tractor-Trailer 600 0.03% $13.74 $14.61 $30,390 3.3 %
53-3033 Truck Drivers, Light or Delivery Services 6,630 0.31% $9.46 $10.23 $21,270 1.7 %
53-3041 Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs 9,910 0.46% $9.15 $9.31 $19,370 0.9 %
53-3099 Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other 640 0.03% $8.83 $9.40 $19,550 3.9 %
53-6021 Parking Lot Attendants 90 (7) $7.92 $8.06 $16,760 4.5 %
53-6099 Transportation Workers, All Other 130 0.01% $10.48 $13.75 $28,590 8.4 %
53-7051 Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators 530 0.02% $10.62 $11.40 $23,710 2.8 %
53-7061 Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment 250 0.01% $7.84 $9.86 $20,500 11.4 %
53-7062 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 9,290 0.43% $8.38 $9.65 $20,070 3.7 %
53-7063 Machine Feeders and Offbearers 570 0.03% $7.13 $8.16 $16,970 7.6 %
53-7064 Packers and Packagers, Hand 4,640 0.21% $7.13 $7.97 $16,570 2.9 %
53-7081 Refuse and Recyclable Material Collectors 130 0.01% $7.70 $7.93 $16,490 2.7 %
53-7199 Material Moving Workers, All Other 340 0.02% $7.00 $7.97 $16,570 4.3 %

About May 2006 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

(1) Estimates for detailed occupations do not sum to the totals because the totals include occupations not shown separately. Estimates do not include self-employed workers.

(2) Annual wages have been calculated by multiplying the hourly mean wage by a "year-round, full-time" hours figure of 2,080 hours; for those occupations where there is not an hourly mean wage published, the annual wage has been directly calculated from the reported survey data.

(3) The relative standard error (RSE) is a measure of the reliability of a survey statistic. The smaller the relative standard error, the more precise the estimate.

(4) Wages for some occupations that do not generally work year-round, full time, are reported either as hourly wages or annual salaries depending on how they are typically paid.

(5) This wage is equal to or greater than $70.00 per hour or $145,600 per year.

(7) The value is less than .005 percent of industry employment.

(8) Estimates not released.

(9) Wage data for this occupation were removed because of reporting errors. Data are being corrected and revised wage estimates will be posted as soon as possible.




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Last Modified Date: September 26, 2008