Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2012

21-1099 Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other

All community and social service specialists not listed separately.


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)
99,680 1.2 % $20.99 $43,660 1.0 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $11.36 $15.00 $19.74 $26.47 $33.09
Annual Wage (2) $23,640 $31,200 $41,060 $55,050 $68,830


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)
Local Government (OES Designation) 20,010 0.37 $22.99 $47,810
State Government (OES Designation) 18,980 0.86 $25.82 $53,710
Individual and Family Services 15,320 1.17 $16.44 $34,200
Elementary and Secondary Schools 6,770 0.08 $21.86 $45,460
Social Advocacy Organizations 6,610 3.38 $18.94 $39,400

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services 4,910 3.44 $16.73 $34,790
Social Advocacy Organizations 6,610 3.38 $18.94 $39,400
Individual and Family Services 15,320 1.17 $16.44 $34,200
Grantmaking and Giving Services 1,310 1.03 $21.28 $44,270
Vocational Rehabilitation Services 2,890 0.89 $17.09 $35,550

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals 190 0.08 $34.11 $70,940
Agencies, Brokerages, and Other Insurance Related Activities (8) (8) $25.94 $53,960
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 2,670 0.05 $25.90 $53,860
State Government (OES Designation) 18,980 0.86 $25.82 $53,710
Insurance Carriers 80 0.01 $24.59 $51,150


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)
New York 12,690 1.49 1.94 $23.73 $49,360
California 11,330 0.79 1.04 $22.66 $47,140
Florida 10,160 1.40 1.83 $19.23 $39,990
Illinois 9,460 1.68 2.19 $25.67 $53,400
Minnesota 5,240 1.98 2.59 $22.07 $45,910




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 1,600 2.45 3.21 $19.14 $39,800
Louisiana 4,170 2.23 2.92 $16.83 $35,010
Minnesota 5,240 1.98 2.59 $22.07 $45,910
Hawaii 1,040 1.76 2.30 $22.86 $47,540
Illinois 9,460 1.68 2.19 $25.67 $53,400




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 100 0.21 0.27 $29.07 $60,470
New Jersey 2,790 0.73 0.96 $27.71 $57,630
Illinois 9,460 1.68 2.19 $25.67 $53,400
New York 12,690 1.49 1.94 $23.73 $49,360
Virginia 2,260 0.63 0.82 $23.60 $49,090





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 9,960 1.93 2.52 $23.97 $49,860
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 5,010 1.38 1.80 $24.32 $50,580
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 3,180 1.82 2.37 $22.27 $46,330
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 2,680 0.69 0.90 $19.51 $40,580
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 2,140 0.91 1.19 $20.94 $43,550
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL 1,810 1.61 2.10 $18.49 $38,460
Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division 1,550 1.56 2.03 $18.91 $39,340
New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA 1,420 2.74 3.59 $15.11 $31,430
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division 1,420 1.00 1.31 $27.74 $57,700
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 1,340 0.59 0.78 $16.27 $33,850




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)
Springfield, IL 1,220 11.32 14.79 $31.33 $65,170
Shreveport-Bossier City, LA 640 3.65 4.77 $21.00 $43,680
Duluth, MN-WI 390 3.14 4.10 $24.36 $50,680
Tallahassee, FL 440 2.79 3.65 $19.37 $40,290
New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA 1,420 2.74 3.59 $15.11 $31,430
Santa Fe, NM 160 2.68 3.51 $18.37 $38,210
Mankato-North Mankato, MN 130 2.61 3.41 $22.81 $47,450
Lansing-East Lansing, MI 500 2.56 3.35 $24.38 $50,700
Jefferson City, MO 170 2.47 3.22 $16.95 $35,250
Trenton-Ewing, NJ 510 2.39 3.12 $31.49 $65,500