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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2018

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 ; 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 ; Business Operations Specialists, All Other ; Accountants and Auditors ; Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate ; Budget Analysts ; Credit Analysts ; Financial Analysts ; Personal Financial Advisors ; Insurance Underwriters ; Financial Examiners ; Credit Counselors ; Loan Officers ; Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents ; Tax Preparers ; 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)
7,721,300 0.3 % $36.98 $76,910 0.2 %

Percentile wage estimates for this major group:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $18.33 $24.53 $32.86 $44.65 $59.44
Annual Wage (2) $38,130 $51,020 $68,350 $92,870 $123,640


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 535,310 22.56 $38.59 $80,270
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 507,160 25.29 $41.64 $86,600
Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services 455,780 47.50 $38.02 $79,070
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services 440,670 30.55 $41.92 $87,190
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities (5221 And 5223 only) 421,660 20.99 $38.12 $79,280

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services 455,780 47.50 $38.02 $79,070
Agents and Managers for Artists, Athletes, Entertainers, and Other Public Figures 12,620 45.91 $43.95 $91,420
Insurance and Employee Benefit Funds 2,270 41.25 $38.37 $79,800
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities 331,160 35.57 $57.02 $118,590
Monetary Authorities-Central Bank 5,870 31.90 $47.72 $99,250

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 331,160 35.57 $57.02 $118,590
Monetary Authorities-Central Bank 5,870 31.90 $47.72 $99,250
Pipeline Transportation of Crude Oil 1,210 11.27 $46.88 $97,510
Software Publishers 52,630 13.36 $45.69 $95,040
Natural Gas Distribution 14,310 13.10 $44.69 $92,950


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 1,021,960 60.09 1.13 $40.05 $83,310
Texas 595,260 49.14 0.92 $37.25 $77,480
New York 571,050 60.84 1.14 $45.55 $94,740
Florida 460,150 53.45 1.00 $32.96 $68,560
Illinois 335,360 55.98 1.05 $36.35 $75,600




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 104,720 147.01 2.76 $47.43 $98,650
Colorado 190,330 72.63 1.36 $37.87 $78,780
Virginia 274,770 71.69 1.34 $40.92 $85,110
Washington 217,510 66.74 1.25 $38.73 $80,560
Delaware 28,070 62.58 1.17 $37.91 $78,850




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 104,720 147.01 2.76 $47.43 $98,650
New York 571,050 60.84 1.14 $45.55 $94,740
Massachusetts 205,570 57.56 1.08 $41.34 $85,980
New Jersey 238,750 58.95 1.10 $41.29 $85,890
Connecticut 90,490 54.51 1.02 $40.98 $85,240





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 620,310 65.31 1.22 $46.98 $97,720
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 383,290 62.64 1.17 $39.14 $81,410
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 311,610 99.39 1.86 $45.57 $94,770
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 272,830 58.78 1.10 $37.18 $77,340
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 207,620 58.19 1.09 $38.24 $79,540
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 192,020 79.38 1.49 $46.43 $96,580
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 177,930 64.50 1.21 $42.52 $88,450
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 177,490 66.15 1.24 $36.62 $76,170
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 175,040 61.45 1.15 $39.08 $81,290
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 158,490 79.87 1.50 $40.85 $84,970