Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2013

39-9041 Residential Advisors

Coordinate activities in resident facilities in secondary and college dormitories, group homes, or similar establishments. Order supplies and determine need for maintenance, repairs, and furnishings. May maintain household records and assign rooms. May assist residents with problem solving or refer them to counseling resources.


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)
88,220 1.8 % $12.78 $26,580 0.6 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $8.39 $9.66 $11.79 $14.89 $18.50
Annual Wage (2) $17,460 $20,100 $24,520 $30,970 $38,470


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)
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Facilities 23,410 3.96 $12.64 $26,280
Other Residential Care Facilities 13,490 8.60 $12.44 $25,870
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 11,030 0.38 $14.29 $29,730
Individual and Family Services 8,840 0.63 $11.47 $23,850
Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services 6,710 4.61 $11.55 $24,030

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Rooming and Boarding Houses 1,080 9.25 $12.14 $25,250
Other Residential Care Facilities 13,490 8.60 $12.44 $25,870
Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services 6,710 4.61 $11.55 $24,030
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Facilities 23,410 3.96 $12.64 $26,280
Vocational Rehabilitation Services 5,500 1.70 $12.02 $25,000

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 220 (7) $15.59 $32,420
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals 580 0.25 $15.08 $31,360
Nursing Care Facilities (Skilled Nursing Facilities) 1,050 0.06 $14.93 $31,050
State Government (OES Designation) 3,240 0.15 $14.67 $30,510
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 11,030 0.38 $14.29 $29,730


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)
Texas 7,290 0.67 1.00 $11.45 $23,820
Pennsylvania 7,130 1.27 1.91 $12.56 $26,130
New York 6,930 0.80 1.21 $14.20 $29,540
Massachusetts 4,770 1.46 2.20 $14.92 $31,040
Maryland 4,330 1.71 2.57 $13.60 $28,290




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)
South Dakota 2,110 5.23 7.87 $11.38 $23,680
Kentucky 3,590 2.01 3.02 $10.23 $21,280
North Dakota 820 1.94 2.92 $13.74 $28,580
Maryland 4,330 1.71 2.57 $13.60 $28,290
Massachusetts 4,770 1.46 2.20 $14.92 $31,040




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Alaska 40 0.13 0.20 $17.66 $36,740
Wyoming 190 0.67 1.00 $15.87 $33,000
Minnesota 2,000 0.74 1.12 $15.22 $31,670
Nevada 260 0.23 0.34 $15.20 $31,620
California 3,690 0.25 0.38 $15.08 $31,370





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 2,820 0.54 0.81 $14.20 $29,530
Baltimore-Towson, MD 2,240 1.75 2.63 $13.91 $28,940
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA NECTA Division 2,050 1.17 1.76 $15.28 $31,780
Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division 2,050 1.11 1.67 $13.24 $27,540
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 1,900 0.80 1.21 $14.08 $29,290
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 1,660 0.45 0.67 $12.37 $25,730
Pittsburgh, PA 1,640 1.45 2.17 $12.88 $26,780
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 1,330 0.48 0.72 $10.49 $21,820
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 1,260 0.32 0.48 $15.55 $32,350
Louisville-Jefferson County, KY-IN 1,190 1.96 2.95 $10.87 $22,620




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)
Sioux Falls, SD 1,000 7.05 10.59 $11.70 $24,350
Barnstable Town, MA 540 5.54 8.32 $12.35 $25,700
St. George, UT 250 5.12 7.69 $11.68 $24,290
Rapid City, SD 280 4.65 6.98 $10.65 $22,140
Racine, WI 290 3.96 5.95 $10.46 $21,750
Jackson, TN 180 3.20 4.81 $10.52 $21,880
Johnstown, PA 170 3.01 4.53 $12.86 $26,740
Elizabethtown, KY 130 2.85 4.28 $10.18 $21,170
Kokomo, IN 110 2.71 4.07 $9.13 $18,980
Waco, TX 270 2.67 4.02 $15.13 $31,470