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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2019

39-9041 Residential Advisors

Coordinate activities in resident facilities in secondary 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 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)
107,930 2.6 % $15.20 $31,610 0.5 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $9.90 $11.69 $14.16 $17.78 $22.42
Annual Wage (2) $20,600 $24,310 $29,450 $36,980 $46,640


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)
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Facilities 27,190 4.26 $14.86 $30,910
Other Residential Care Facilities 14,550 8.94 $14.53 $30,230
Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services 11,580 6.37 $14.63 $30,430
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 11,280 0.37 $16.36 $34,020
Individual and Family Services 9,160 0.36 $14.68 $30,540

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Rooming and Boarding Houses 1,380 11.82 $15.20 $31,630
Other Residential Care Facilities 14,550 8.94 $14.53 $30,230
Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services 11,580 6.37 $14.63 $30,430
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Facilities 27,190 4.26 $14.86 $30,910
Vocational Rehabilitation Services 4,130 1.27 $14.47 $30,090

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Management of Companies and Enterprises 680 0.03 $18.99 $39,500
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 2,330 0.04 $17.70 $36,830
Other Schools and Instruction 450 0.10 $17.62 $36,640
Religious Organizations 110 0.05 $17.54 $36,470
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) (8) (8) $17.42 $36,240


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)
New York 9,280 0.97 1.33 $17.91 $37,250
California 8,350 0.48 0.65 $17.44 $36,280
Pennsylvania 6,860 1.16 1.58 $14.51 $30,180
Tennessee 6,410 2.13 2.90 $12.08 $25,130
Texas 6,010 0.48 0.66 $13.46 $27,990




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)
South Dakota 2,490 5.86 7.97 $13.10 $27,260
Maryland 5,990 2.22 3.02 $14.96 $31,120
Tennessee 6,410 2.13 2.90 $12.08 $25,130
Kentucky 3,980 2.10 2.86 $12.14 $25,240
North Dakota 830 1.97 2.69 $17.14 $35,660




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 680 0.93 1.27 $20.52 $42,680
Minnesota 2,560 0.89 1.21 $19.31 $40,160
New Jersey 540 0.13 0.18 $18.41 $38,290
Alaska 100 0.30 0.41 $18.36 $38,190
Nebraska 400 0.41 0.56 $18.08 $37,610





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 5,830 0.60 0.82 $18.69 $38,870
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 3,900 0.63 0.85 $17.08 $35,530
Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD 3,430 2.50 3.40 $14.10 $29,340
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 3,110 0.98 1.33 $17.45 $36,290
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 2,870 1.03 1.40 $18.38 $38,230
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN 2,830 2.83 3.85 $12.29 $25,570
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 2,620 0.91 1.24 $15.09 $31,380
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 2,210 0.47 0.64 $16.38 $34,060
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 1,620 0.59 0.80 $14.79 $30,760
Springfield, MA-CT 1,590 4.75 6.46 $15.46 $32,160