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Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics
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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2020

39-9041 Residential Advisors

Coordinate activities in resident facilities in secondary school 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 Residential Advisors
Industry profile for Residential Advisors
Geographic profile for Residential Advisors

National estimates for Residential Advisors: Top

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for Residential Advisors:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
102,450 2.0 % $ 16.07 $ 33,430 0.5 %

Percentile wage estimates for Residential Advisors:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $ 10.36 $ 12.51 $ 14.99 $ 18.80 $ 23.64
Annual Wage (2) $ 21,550 $ 26,010 $ 31,190 $ 39,100 $ 49,180


Industry profile for Residential Advisors: Top

Industries with the highest published employment and wages for Residential Advisors are provided. For a list of all industries with employment in Residential Advisors, see the Create Customized Tables function.

Industries with the highest levels of employment in Residential Advisors:

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 24,580 3.89 $ 15.64 $ 32,540
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 12,660 0.42 $ 17.43 $ 36,240
Other Residential Care Facilities 12,520 7.82 $ 15.33 $ 31,890
Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services 11,300 6.21 $ 15.24 $ 31,710
Individual and Family Services 8,420 0.33 $ 15.78 $ 32,830

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in Residential Advisors:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Rooming and Boarding Houses 1,120 11.13 $ 16.46 $ 34,230
Other Residential Care Facilities 12,520 7.82 $ 15.33 $ 31,890
Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services 11,300 6.21 $ 15.24 $ 31,710
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Facilities 24,580 3.89 $ 15.64 $ 32,540
Vocational Rehabilitation Services 3,410 1.19 $ 15.47 $ 32,170

Top paying industries for Residential Advisors:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training 50 0.07 $ 20.70 $ 43,050
Management of Companies and Enterprises 650 0.03 $ 18.92 $ 39,360
Offices of Physicians 70 (7) $ 18.33 $ 38,120
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OEWS Designation) (8) (8) $ 18.01 $ 37,460
Grantmaking and Giving Services 200 0.14 $ 17.91 $ 37,260


Geographic profile for Residential Advisors: Top

States and areas with the highest published employment, location quotients, and wages for Residential Advisors are provided. For a list of all areas with employment in Residential Advisors, see the Create Customized Tables function.





States with the highest employment level in Residential Advisors:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 9,760 0.59 0.81 $ 18.99 $ 39,500
New York 8,350 0.96 1.30 $ 18.90 $ 39,300
Massachusetts 5,940 1.77 2.41 $ 17.68 $ 36,780
Pennsylvania 5,790 1.05 1.43 $ 15.59 $ 32,420
Texas 5,220 0.43 0.59 $ 14.48 $ 30,110




States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in Residential Advisors:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
South Dakota 2,310 5.61 7.61 $ 13.68 $ 28,460
Maryland 5,130 2.03 2.76 $ 15.47 $ 32,180
Massachusetts 5,940 1.77 2.41 $ 17.68 $ 36,780
Tennessee 5,040 1.74 2.36 $ 12.79 $ 26,600
Kentucky 2,910 1.63 2.22 $ 13.20 $ 27,450




Top paying states for Residential Advisors:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Vermont 420 1.48 2.01 $ 20.22 $ 42,060
New Jersey 390 0.10 0.14 $ 20.17 $ 41,950
Minnesota 2,590 0.96 1.30 $ 19.76 $ 41,090
California 9,760 0.59 0.81 $ 18.99 $ 39,500
New York 8,350 0.96 1.30 $ 18.90 $ 39,300





Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in Residential Advisors:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 5,210 0.59 0.80 $ 19.69 $ 40,950
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 3,660 0.63 0.85 $ 18.19 $ 37,830
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 3,270 1.26 1.71 $ 18.26 $ 37,970
Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD 3,020 2.35 3.19 $ 14.51 $ 30,190
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 2,680 0.89 1.20 $ 18.15 $ 37,760
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 2,610 0.97 1.32 $ 15.96 $ 33,200
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 2,420 0.55 0.75 $ 17.02 $ 35,410
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN 1,950 2.02 2.75 $ 13.48 $ 28,030
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 1,380 0.52 0.71 $ 15.65 $ 32,560
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 1,360 0.74 1.00 $ 20.34 $ 42,300




Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in Residential Advisors:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Rapid City, SD 530 8.43 11.45 $ 12.69 $ 26,400
Leominster-Gardner, MA 310 6.48 8.80 $ 15.04 $ 31,290
Sioux Falls, SD 800 5.21 7.07 $ 14.46 $ 30,080
Homosassa Springs, FL 150 5.06 6.87 $ 10.97 $ 22,810
Tuscaloosa, AL 500 5.02 6.82 $ 13.05 $ 27,140
Springfield, MA-CT 1,340 4.40 5.98 $ 15.73 $ 32,730
Jackson, TN 260 4.06 5.51 $ 12.45 $ 25,900
Jonesboro, AR 180 3.22 4.38 $ 10.09 $ 20,980
Johnson City, TN 230 3.11 4.22 $ 11.21 $ 23,310
Provo-Orem, UT 780 3.10 4.21 $ 15.05 $ 31,310