Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2011

11-0000 Management Occupations (Major Group)

This major group comprises the following occupations: Chief Executives ; General and Operations Managers ; Legislators ; Advertising and Promotions Managers ; Marketing Managers ; Sales Managers ; Public Relations and Fundraising Managers ; Administrative Services Managers ; Computer and Information Systems Managers ; Financial Managers ; Industrial Production Managers ; Purchasing Managers ; Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers ; Compensation and Benefits Managers ; Human Resources Managers ; Training and Development Managers ; Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers ; Construction Managers ; Education Administrators, Preschool and Childcare Center/Program ; Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School ; Education Administrators, Postsecondary ; Education Administrators, All Other ; Architectural and Engineering Managers ; Food Service Managers ; Gaming Managers ; Lodging Managers ; Medical and Health Services Managers ; Natural Sciences Managers ; Postmasters and Mail Superintendents ; Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers ; Social and Community Service Managers ; Emergency Management Directors ; Managers, All Other


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 major group:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
6,183,820 0.2 % $51.64 $107,410 0.1 %

Percentile wage estimates for this major group:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $21.98 $31.30 $44.65 $64.24 (5)
Annual Wage (2) $45,720 $65,100 $92,880 $133,610 (5)


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)
Management of Companies and Enterprises 356,790 18.72 $62.72 $130,450
Elementary and Secondary Schools 302,460 3.60 $44.09 $91,700
Local Government (OES Designation) 277,800 5.03 $37.32 $77,630
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 192,040 3.70 $50.20 $104,410
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 190,630 6.67 $48.33 $100,520

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Securities and Commodity Exchanges 1,500 20.75 $80.87 $168,210
Land Subdivision 9,820 20.54 $52.41 $109,010
Management of Companies and Enterprises 356,790 18.72 $62.72 $130,450
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing 25,790 16.24 $67.61 $140,630
Lessors of Nonfinancial Intangible Assets (except Copyrighted Works) 3,970 16.21 $66.20 $137,700

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Other Financial Investment Activities 35,970 10.49 $81.73 $170,000
Securities and Commodity Exchanges 1,500 20.75 $80.87 $168,210
Securities and Commodity Contracts Intermediation and Brokerage 39,260 8.48 $79.74 $165,860
Motion Picture and Video Industries 24,320 6.90 $73.45 $152,770
Oil and Gas Extraction 18,760 11.54 $73.38 $152,620


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)
California 790,280 56.29 1.17 $58.64 $121,980
Texas 478,910 46.48 0.96 $50.38 $104,790
New York 397,900 47.21 0.98 $63.87 $132,860
Illinois 313,930 56.32 1.17 $48.29 $100,440
Florida 233,420 32.64 0.68 $50.62 $105,290




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)
District of Columbia 82,930 128.63 2.67 $60.48 $125,800
Connecticut 108,530 67.46 1.40 $56.19 $116,880
Massachusetts 194,680 61.66 1.28 $58.40 $121,470
Maryland 151,890 61.23 1.27 $53.97 $112,250
Alaska 18,560 59.27 1.23 $45.54 $94,710




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New York 397,900 47.21 0.98 $63.87 $132,860
New Jersey 195,190 51.76 1.07 $63.35 $131,770
Delaware 17,060 42.29 0.88 $61.02 $126,920
District of Columbia 82,930 128.63 2.67 $60.48 $125,800
California 790,280 56.29 1.17 $58.64 $121,980





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-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 275,690 54.46 1.13 $71.00 $147,680
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 214,000 55.98 1.16 $59.17 $123,080
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 210,750 58.82 1.22 $51.07 $106,220
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 192,210 83.19 1.73 $62.20 $129,380
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 139,920 62.80 1.30 $54.05 $112,420
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 132,150 51.79 1.07 $55.70 $115,850
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA NECTA Division 115,680 69.03 1.43 $62.36 $129,710
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 112,790 65.91 1.37 $53.81 $111,930
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 109,210 53.41 1.11 $54.81 $114,000
Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 93,890 55.27 1.15 $48.07 $100,000