Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2012

43-4199 Information and Record Clerks, All Other

All information and record clerks 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)
178,650 1.4 % $18.15 $37,750 0.3 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $11.43 $14.14 $17.91 $21.78 $25.29
Annual Wage (2) $23,770 $29,410 $37,240 $45,300 $52,590


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)
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 73,570 3.60 $19.81 $41,200
Local Government (OES Designation) 11,760 0.21 $15.52 $32,290
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 8,890 0.17 $15.81 $32,880
Elementary and Secondary Schools 8,240 0.10 $15.13 $31,470
Scheduled Air Transportation 7,180 1.72 $20.36 $42,350

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 73,570 3.60 $19.81 $41,200
Scheduled Air Transportation 7,180 1.72 $20.36 $42,350
Technical and Trade Schools 1,160 0.75 $17.99 $37,420
Nondepository Credit Intermediation 3,010 0.53 $17.58 $36,560
Other Information Services 800 0.47 $21.03 $43,740

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Postal Service 250 0.04 $26.08 $54,250
Support Activities for Water Transportation 80 0.09 $25.97 $54,010
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution 130 0.03 $24.01 $49,940
Rail Transportation 50 0.02 $23.30 $48,460
Wired Telecommunications Carriers 780 0.13 $22.53 $46,860


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 17,810 1.25 0.91 $19.70 $40,980
Florida 14,410 1.98 1.44 $17.33 $36,060
Texas 13,720 1.30 0.95 $16.80 $34,940
Georgia 10,460 2.74 2.00 $16.60 $34,530
Virginia 8,290 2.30 1.68 $18.62 $38,720




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 5,520 8.44 6.15 $21.92 $45,590
Oregon 5,950 3.70 2.70 $15.73 $32,710
Alaska 950 2.97 2.17 $20.50 $42,630
Colorado 6,210 2.79 2.03 $19.35 $40,250
Georgia 10,460 2.74 2.00 $16.60 $34,530




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
District of Columbia 5,520 8.44 6.15 $21.92 $45,590
Maryland 6,530 2.60 1.90 $20.53 $42,710
Alaska 950 2.97 2.17 $20.50 $42,630
South Dakota 420 1.06 0.77 $20.45 $42,540
Rhode Island 280 0.62 0.45 $20.42 $42,470





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)
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 8,680 3.70 2.70 $21.97 $45,700
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 5,670 2.51 1.83 $17.31 $36,000
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 4,880 1.34 0.98 $18.07 $37,590
New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 4,770 0.93 0.67 $20.60 $42,860
Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division 4,240 4.24 3.09 $18.39 $38,240
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 4,200 1.08 0.79 $19.50 $40,550
Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, CO 3,940 3.20 2.33 $19.57 $40,710
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 3,290 3.28 2.39 $17.37 $36,130
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 2,860 1.08 0.79 $16.11 $33,510
Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, MD Metropolitan Division 2,820 5.04 3.68 $21.27 $44,250