Average hourly wages for selected occupational groups and areas by job characteristic, civilian workers(1), 2016
Selected occupational groups and areas Job characteristic
Union Nonunion Full-time Part-time

13-0000 Business and financial operations

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA

$32.94 $39.15 - -

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ

$35.39 $47.83 $47.65 $29.40

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

$37.36 $49.86 $49.35 $31.74

Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA

$31.09 $39.97 - -

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

$31.07 $43.39 - -

15-0000 Computer and mathematical

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA

$42.92 $43.96 - -

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ

$47.10 $48.56 - -

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

$41.12 $61.03 - -

Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA

$37.18 $55.43 - -

17-0000 Architecture and engineering

Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL

$44.33 $38.65 - -

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA

$55.91 $45.39 - -

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ

$43.21 $41.22 - -

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

$60.67 $54.57 - -

Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA

$53.86 $43.86 - -

19-0000 Life, physical, and social science

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA

$40.17 $36.16 - -

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ

$47.38 $34.95 - -

21-0000 Community and social services

Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA

$30.64 $21.51 - -

Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL

$34.49 $21.14 - -

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA

$32.44 $24.53 - -

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

$26.51 $21.02 - -

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ

$33.03 $22.83 $26.74 $19.21

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

$30.54 $25.02 - -

23-0000 Legal

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ

$46.03 $78.90 - -

27-0000 Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media

Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL

- - $29.57 $18.85

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA

$72.05 $35.43 - -

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ

$58.88 $35.42 - -

29-0000 Healthcare practitioners and technical

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

- - $38.22 $34.94

Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA

$52.29 $45.86 $48.62 $44.19

Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL

$42.70 $37.78 $39.98 $33.23

Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX

- - $38.21 $36.01

Detroit-Dearborn-Livonia, MI

$37.93 $38.39 $40.51 $32.86

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA

$50.78 $41.26 $42.91 $45.06

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL

- - $36.62 $33.60

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

$42.38 $41.47 $43.73 $38.10

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ

$46.52 $45.02 $46.26 $43.00

Philadelphia, PA

$41.96 $36.80 $38.11 $36.80

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ

- - $37.14 $36.81

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

$57.47 $52.10 $53.42 $56.27

Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA

$43.99 $44.57 $44.28 $44.42

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

$52.33 $41.39 $43.13 $42.04

31-0000 Healthcare support

Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA

$22.00 $16.72 $18.64 $15.21

Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL

- - $15.72 $13.10

Detroit-Dearborn-Livonia, MI

$15.65 $13.73 $14.62 $12.98

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA

$21.13 $16.10 $17.29 $16.43

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL

- - $14.39 $12.20

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

$19.29 $15.87 $17.79 $14.77

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ

$17.72 $13.25 $16.33 $12.39

Philadelphia, PA

$17.49 $13.73 $15.13 $12.99

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ

- - $16.36 $13.22

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

$22.78 $18.55 $20.56 $19.50

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

- - $17.22 $13.37

33-0000 Protective service

Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA

$31.08 $18.50 - -

Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL

$35.07 $16.21 $28.59 $13.54

Detroit-Dearborn-Livonia, MI

$29.00 $13.77 $22.70 $11.71

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA

- - $30.46 $14.86

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL

$31.37 $13.46 - -

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ

$31.03 $16.65 $27.31 $14.62

Philadelphia, PA

$31.17 $14.00 $23.47 $12.18

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

$29.90 $21.79 - -

35-0000 Food preparation and serving related

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

- - $11.83 $8.96

Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA

- - $17.20 $11.76

Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL

- - $13.96 $10.12

Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX

- - $12.63 $10.04

Detroit-Dearborn-Livonia, MI

$15.82 $10.92 $13.89 $10.01

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

- - $13.21 $9.53

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA

$15.81 $12.37 $14.35 $11.55

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL

- - $15.20 $10.27

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

- - $14.53 $10.45

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ

$18.22 $12.73 $17.19 $10.97

Philadelphia, PA

- - $14.98 $9.86

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ

- - $13.11 $9.91

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

$16.61 $13.35 $16.02 $12.33

Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA

$18.05 $13.59 $16.55 $12.49

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

$18.76 $12.14 $16.06 $10.75

37-0000 Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance

Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA

$19.13 $15.71 - -

Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL

$19.98 $13.58 $15.81 $12.72

Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX

- - $13.31 $9.78

Detroit-Dearborn-Livonia, MI

$17.15 $12.09 $14.06 $10.75

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA

$17.45 $14.09 $15.67 $12.79

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL

- - $11.91 $10.11

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

$18.83 $13.71 $16.48 $12.08

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ

$19.40 $14.79 $18.76 $11.97

Philadelphia, PA

$15.64 $13.21 $15.10 $10.95

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ

- - $12.93 $11.16

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

$20.97 $13.71 $16.32 $13.86

Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA

$18.85 $14.64 - -

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

$18.79 $13.75 $15.97 $11.44

39-0000 Personal care and service

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

- - $13.53 $10.93

Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA

- - $16.37 $15.87

Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL

- - $13.54 $12.62

Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX

- - $13.41 $10.74

Detroit-Dearborn-Livonia, MI

- - $14.12 $10.52

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA

$21.45 $13.85 $15.77 $13.37

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL

- - $14.39 $11.52

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

- - $15.50 $11.92

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ

$20.45 $14.37 $16.31 $14.17

Philadelphia, PA

- - $13.70 $11.40

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

- - $15.73 $13.91

41-0000 Sales and related

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

- - $26.01 $9.59

Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA

- - $34.65 $11.95

Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL

$18.74 $21.89 $28.95 $10.99

Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX

- - $29.76 $9.74

Detroit-Dearborn-Livonia, MI

- - $26.18 $10.46

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

- - $25.17 $10.11

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA

- - $26.84 $12.13

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL

- - $27.25 $9.93

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

- - $30.42 $10.65

Philadelphia, PA

- - $27.10 $10.24

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ

- - $24.59 $10.74

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

- - $34.40 $13.18

Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA

$17.40 $23.39 $28.51 $13.14

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

$12.74 $22.11 $29.38 $10.60

43-0000 Office and administrative support

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

$20.88 $17.69 $19.15 $11.88

Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA

$26.38 $21.19 $23.28 $15.16

Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL

$22.97 $18.09 $20.50 $13.25

Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX

$21.65 $18.43 $19.50 $12.82

Detroit-Dearborn-Livonia, MI

$17.51 $17.76 $19.44 $12.25

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

$24.84 $18.22 $19.33 $12.71

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA

$22.81 $18.62 $20.97 $13.76

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL

$19.69 $16.39 $17.83 $11.70

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

$21.68 $19.09 $20.37 $14.46

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ

$21.84 $20.64 $22.77 $13.02

Philadelphia, PA

$20.41 $18.96 $20.54 $12.14

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ

$18.33 $17.60 $18.58 $12.46

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

$25.20 $23.22 $25.29 $15.41

Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA

$22.48 $20.04 $21.41 $16.42

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

$21.48 $21.04 $22.82 $13.78

47-0000 Construction and extraction

Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA

$38.03 $26.28 - -

Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX

$26.15 $18.31 - -

Detroit-Dearborn-Livonia, MI

$30.80 $20.83 - -

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

$29.28 $21.03 - -

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA

$34.35 $22.55 $27.63 $19.59

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL

$27.18 $19.14 - -

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

$33.52 $23.55 - -

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ

$40.01 $25.16 $33.07 $22.96

Philadelphia, PA

$35.24 $22.85 - -

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

$35.50 $26.87 - -

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

$30.13 $22.02 - -

49-0000 Installation, maintenance, and repair

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

$30.34 $21.15 - -

Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA

$33.12 $24.50 - -

Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL

$31.95 $21.64 - -

Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX

$27.59 $20.72 - -

Detroit-Dearborn-Livonia, MI

$30.44 $21.01 - -

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

$31.02 $21.14 - -

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA

$33.51 $21.71 - -

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL

$25.83 $18.84 - -

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

$29.95 $22.24 - -

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ

$31.88 $21.80 - -

Philadelphia, PA

$29.13 $21.40 - -

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

$34.60 $24.80 - -

Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA

$32.77 $24.65 - -

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

$32.79 $23.96 - -

51-0000 Production

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

$20.42 $15.64 - -

Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA

$22.97 $19.15 - -

Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL

$24.44 $16.33 $18.43 $11.87

Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX

$22.08 $16.14 - -

Detroit-Dearborn-Livonia, MI

$25.55 $18.34 - -

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA

$24.61 $15.79 $17.57 $11.48

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

$22.55 $17.93 $19.14 $11.83

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ

$21.26 $17.55 $18.93 $11.30

Philadelphia, PA

$22.57 $18.93 - -

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

$26.70 $19.37 $20.84 $14.01

Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA

$27.76 $20.23 - -

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

$25.64 $18.27 - -

53-0000 Transportation and material moving

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

$19.38 $15.65 $18.75 $12.39

Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA

$24.33 $17.42 $21.83 $13.23

Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL

$25.28 $14.39 $21.87 $11.70

Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX

$31.04 $16.03 $19.61 $11.19

Detroit-Dearborn-Livonia, MI

$26.03 $16.76 $22.91 $12.41

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

$31.21 $16.61 $21.11 $12.28

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA

$24.66 $14.78 $18.59 $13.82

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL

$26.62 $15.54 $22.24 $13.33

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

$21.98 $17.08 $20.76 $14.55

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ

$24.59 $15.87 $20.25 $14.78

Philadelphia, PA

$26.39 $15.01 $20.78 $13.52

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ

$23.90 $15.62 $20.09 $12.30

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

$25.29 $16.14 $19.52 $14.87

Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA

$28.01 $16.87 $24.11 $15.97

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

$23.88 $16.94 $21.21 $13.74

Footnotes
(1) For definitions of terms, see the Frequently Asked Questions available at www.bls.gov/mwe/faq.htm.

Note: Dashes indicate that no data were reported or that data do not meet publication criteria. Estimates for additional occupational groups and areas are available at www.bls.gov/mwe.
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, Modeled Wage Estimates.

 

Last Modified Date: May 25, 2017