Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2015

43-9199 Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other

All office and administrative support workers 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)
239,630 1.3 % $16.70 $34,730 0.9 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $9.25 $11.06 $15.67 $20.36 $26.25
Annual Wage (2) $19,240 $23,000 $32,590 $42,350 $54,600


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)
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 49,400 1.66 $15.45 $32,140
Local Government (OES Designation) 27,100 0.51 $16.40 $34,110
Elementary and Secondary Schools 15,530 0.19 $13.64 $28,370
Employment Services 13,210 0.37 $16.95 $35,260
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 11,920 0.60 $19.40 $40,350

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 49,400 1.66 $15.45 $32,140
Junior Colleges 11,840 1.56 $13.44 $27,950
Agents and Managers for Artists, Athletes, Entertainers, and Other Public Figures 330 1.42 $17.01 $35,380
Educational Support Services 1,490 0.90 $16.58 $34,480
Newspaper, Periodical, Book, and Directory Publishers 2,490 0.62 $15.54 $32,320

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing 630 0.13 $33.90 $70,520
Natural Gas Distribution 50 0.05 $28.21 $58,670
Freight Transportation Arrangement 340 0.17 $25.66 $53,380
Support Activities for Mining 60 0.01 $24.97 $51,930
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing 170 0.04 $24.56 $51,080


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 62,190 4.01 2.31 $15.11 $31,420
New York 19,050 2.12 1.22 $18.47 $38,410
Illinois 16,370 2.80 1.61 $16.64 $34,610
Oregon 7,700 4.43 2.55 $17.28 $35,950
North Carolina 7,660 1.86 1.07 $18.15 $37,750



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)
Nevada 7,190 5.83 3.36 $13.77 $28,630
Oregon 7,700 4.43 2.55 $17.28 $35,950
New Hampshire 2,720 4.28 2.46 $13.56 $28,200
District of Columbia 2,870 4.24 2.44 $20.94 $43,550
California 62,190 4.01 2.31 $15.11 $31,420



Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Massachusetts 2,980 0.88 0.50 $26.14 $54,380
Alaska 1,270 3.87 2.23 $23.25 $48,360
Vermont 310 1.02 0.58 $21.78 $45,300
District of Columbia 2,870 4.24 2.44 $20.94 $43,550
Maryland 3,580 1.38 0.79 $20.81 $43,290




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-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 17,760 2.74 1.58 $17.36 $36,100
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 14,710 3.58 2.06 $14.51 $30,190
Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division 8,960 2.51 1.44 $17.54 $36,480
San Diego-Carlsbad, CA 7,180 5.31 3.05 $13.09 $27,220
Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV 6,150 6.79 3.91 $13.14 $27,330
Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA 5,340 6.11 3.51 $12.19 $25,360
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 5,010 4.60 2.65 $17.75 $36,910
Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division 4,950 3.25 1.87 $15.00 $31,210
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 4,870 2.59 1.49 $16.24 $33,780
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 4,780 1.98 1.14 $20.81 $43,290