Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2014

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)
234,180 1.5 % $16.56 $34,440 0.8 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $8.95 $11.09 $15.61 $20.27 $26.11
Annual Wage (2) $18,610 $23,060 $32,460 $42,170 $54,320


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 42,370 1.44 $16.16 $33,620
Local Government (OES Designation) 26,810 0.50 $16.23 $33,760
Elementary and Secondary Schools 20,530 0.25 $13.35 $27,770
Employment Services 14,940 0.43 $17.09 $35,550
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 12,620 0.64 $18.97 $39,460

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Agents and Managers for Artists, Athletes, Entertainers, and Other Public Figures 360 1.64 $16.12 $33,530
Junior Colleges 12,370 1.62 $12.74 $26,490
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 42,370 1.44 $16.16 $33,620
Educational Support Services 1,500 1.01 $15.85 $32,980
Newspaper, Periodical, Book, and Directory Publishers 2,980 0.71 $14.59 $30,350

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 620 0.13 $33.35 $69,370
Natural Gas Distribution 70 0.06 $28.28 $58,830
Support Activities for Mining 70 0.02 $26.49 $55,090
Freight Transportation Arrangement 280 0.14 $25.95 $53,980
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing 170 0.04 $23.89 $49,690


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 61,680 4.08 2.35 $15.27 $31,750
New York 20,350 2.31 1.33 $18.36 $38,190
Illinois 16,440 2.85 1.65 $16.25 $33,790
Oregon 8,290 4.92 2.84 $16.98 $35,310
North Carolina 7,100 1.76 1.02 $17.75 $36,910



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)
Nevada 7,000 5.88 3.39 $14.18 $29,480
Oregon 8,290 4.92 2.84 $16.98 $35,310
District of Columbia 3,280 4.87 2.81 $19.74 $41,060
New Hampshire 3,040 4.84 2.79 $14.04 $29,210
California 61,680 4.08 2.35 $15.27 $31,750



Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Massachusetts 2,780 0.84 0.48 $25.42 $52,880
Alaska 1,220 3.76 2.17 $23.36 $48,590
Vermont 270 0.90 0.52 $22.33 $46,440
District of Columbia 3,280 4.87 2.81 $19.74 $41,060
Texas 5,310 0.47 0.27 $19.25 $40,030




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 16,050 2.98 1.72 $17.24 $35,860
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 14,970 3.69 2.13 $14.11 $29,350
Las Vegas-Paradise, NV 5,980 6.86 3.96 $13.47 $28,020
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 5,240 2.20 1.27 $19.87 $41,320
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 5,180 4.15 2.39 $13.08 $27,200
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 4,970 2.72 1.57 $15.82 $32,910
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division 3,630 2.45 1.41 $15.77 $32,790
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division 3,390 2.27 1.31 $18.11 $37,670
Baltimore-Towson, MD 2,490 1.92 1.11 $19.23 $40,000
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA NECTA Division 2,000 1.12 0.64 $24.82 $51,640



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)
Rochester-Dover, NH-ME 530 9.73 5.62 $14.03 $29,190
Las Vegas-Paradise, NV 5,980 6.86 3.96 $13.47 $28,020
Hot Springs, AR 240 6.80 3.93 $8.59 $17,860
Danbury, CT 440 6.36 3.67 $10.24 $21,300
Bloomington-Normal, IL 530 6.18 3.57 $15.87 $33,010
Iowa City, IA 530 5.98 3.45 $16.86 $35,070
Lansing-East Lansing, MI 1,100 5.47 3.16 $22.08 $45,920
Bend, OR 340 5.19 3.00 $16.06 $33,410
Springfield, IL 550 5.02 2.89 $19.36 $40,270
Manhattan, KS 250 4.87 2.81 $19.28 $40,110