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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2019

13-0000 Business and Financial Operations Occupations (Major Group)

This major group comprises the following occupations: Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers, and Athletes ; Buyers and Purchasing Agents ; Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators ; Insurance Appraisers, Auto Damage ; Compliance Officers ; Cost Estimators ; Human Resources Specialists ; Farm Labor Contractors ; Labor Relations Specialists ; Logisticians ; Management Analysts ; Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners ; Fundraisers ; Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists ; Training and Development Specialists ; Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists ; Project Management Specialists and Business Operations Specialists, All Other ; Accountants and Auditors ; Property Appraisers and Assessors ; Budget Analysts ; Credit Analysts ; Personal Financial Advisors ; Insurance Underwriters ; Financial Examiners ; Credit Counselors ; Loan Officers ; Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents ; Tax Preparers ; Financial and Investment Analysts, Financial Risk Specialists, and Financial Specialists, All Other


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 major group:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
8,183,750 0.2 % $37.56 $78,130 0.2 %

Percentile wage estimates for this major group:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $18.76 $25.06 $33.57 $45.61 $60.60
Annual Wage (2) $39,020 $52,130 $69,820 $94,870 $126,040


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)
Management of Companies and Enterprises 561,850 22.80 $39.09 $81,310
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 519,510 25.86 $41.81 $86,970
Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services 466,890 47.73 $38.68 $80,450
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services 462,760 31.03 $42.21 $87,790
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities (5221 And 5223 only) 459,800 22.48 $38.83 $80,770

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 14,620 50.56 $47.32 $98,430
Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services 466,890 47.73 $38.68 $80,450
Insurance and Employee Benefit Funds 2,780 45.45 $38.89 $80,890
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities 346,970 36.89 $56.49 $117,500
Other Investment Pools and Funds 3,150 32.84 $53.40 $111,080

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities 346,970 36.89 $56.49 $117,500
Other Investment Pools and Funds 3,150 32.84 $53.40 $111,080
Monetary Authorities-Central Bank 6,240 32.69 $49.36 $102,660
Agents and Managers for Artists, Athletes, Entertainers, and Other Public Figures 14,620 50.56 $47.32 $98,430
Software Publishers 57,420 13.30 $46.89 $97,540


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 1,052,970 60.58 1.09 $40.31 $83,840
Texas 643,140 51.74 0.93 $37.38 $77,760
New York 611,820 64.25 1.15 $46.22 $96,150
Florida 500,640 56.93 1.02 $33.03 $68,700
Illinois 343,380 56.99 1.02 $37.22 $77,420




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 109,420 151.24 2.71 $48.22 $100,310
Colorado 207,380 77.42 1.39 $39.11 $81,340
Virginia 283,820 73.17 1.31 $41.37 $86,060
Washington 225,940 68.08 1.22 $40.09 $83,400
Maryland 176,770 65.45 1.17 $40.07 $83,330




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 109,420 151.24 2.71 $48.22 $100,310
New York 611,820 64.25 1.15 $46.22 $96,150
New Jersey 251,600 61.55 1.10 $42.30 $87,980
Massachusetts 220,430 60.90 1.09 $42.25 $87,880
Connecticut 94,570 56.79 1.02 $41.48 $86,280





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-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 664,160 68.79 1.23 $47.79 $99,400
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 390,730 62.62 1.12 $39.41 $81,970
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 323,820 101.85 1.83 $46.13 $95,950
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 282,660 60.44 1.08 $38.05 $79,150
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 232,060 63.46 1.14 $38.70 $80,490
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 195,700 79.16 1.42 $46.64 $97,010
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 192,130 70.03 1.26 $37.37 $77,730
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 191,310 68.37 1.23 $43.35 $90,160
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 180,680 62.82 1.13 $39.88 $82,940
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 164,710 81.50 1.46 $42.51 $88,430