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Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics
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1998 Metropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

Aguadilla, Puerto Rico MSA

Aguadilla is a metropolitan statistical area (MSA) in Puerto Rico.

Occupational divisions in Aguadilla:

  • Managerial and Administrative Occupations
  • Professional, Paraprofessional, and Technical Occupations
  • Sales and Related Occupations
  • Clerical and Administrative Support Occupations
  • Service Occupations
  • Agricultural, Forestry, Fishing, and Related Occupations
  • Production, Construction, Operating, Maintenance, and Material Handling Occupations
  • Due to confidentiality and quality criteria, the BLS cannot produce estimates for every occupation in every area. However, States may be able to release additional OES occupational estimates after obtaining release authorizations from establishments. To check if additional information is available from the OES program in a State, call the appropriate office on the State Contact List.

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    Managerial and Administrative Occupations
      Staff and Administrative Specialty Managerial Occupations
    Wage Estimates
    OES Code Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual Mean RSE (1)
    13002 Financial Managers 70 $20.63 $22.66 $47,140 2.9%
    13005 Personnel, Training, and Labor Relations Managers 40 $19.04 $22.49 $46,790 2.9%
    13008 Purchasing Managers 30 $25.70 $25.57 $53,190 4.1%
      Line and Middle Management Industry Specific Managerial Occupations
    Wage Estimates
    OES Code Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual Mean RSE (1)
    15005 Education Administrators 90 $12.65 $13.44 $27,950 1.6%
    15008 Medicine and Health Services Managers (*) $17.82 $21.09 $43,870 3.7%
      Other Managerial and Administrative Occupations
    Wage Estimates
    OES Code Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual Mean RSE (1)
    19005 General Managers and Top Executives 80 $25.84 $29.59 $61,550 8.3%
    Professional, Paraprofessional, and Technical Occupations
      Management Support Occupations
    Wage Estimates
    OES Code Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual Mean RSE (1)
    21114 Accountants and Auditors 240 $10.92 $12.56 $26,120 3.0%
    21308 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products 70 $15.20 $19.78 $41,140 2.9%
      Computer, Mathematical, Operations Research, and Related Occupations
    Wage Estimates
    OES Code Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual Mean RSE (1)
    25104 Computer Support Specialists 30 $16.00 $17.75 $36,930 4.5%
      Social Scientists and Other Social, Recreational, and Religious Occupations
    Wage Estimates
    OES Code Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual Mean RSE (1)
    27305 Social Workers, Except Medical and Psychiatric 60 $9.77 $9.48 $19,710 1.1%
      Law and Related Occupations
    Wage Estimates
    OES Code Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual Mean RSE (1)
    28108 Lawyers 40 $15.11 $16.30 $33,910 13.1%
      Teachers, Educators, Librarians, and Related Occupations
    Wage Estimates
    OES Code Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual Mean RSE (1)
    31226 Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary (*) * * $41,500 13.6%
    31305 Teachers, Elementary School 780 * * $21,670 1.2%
    31308 Teachers, Secondary School 470 * * $21,920 1.2%
    31311 Teachers, Special Education 100 * * $22,110 1.3%
    31502 Librarians, Professional 40 $10.63 $11.12 $23,140 1.3%
    31514 Vocational and Educational Counselors 40 $10.98 $10.77 $22,390 1.4%
      Health Practitioners, Technologists, Technicians, and Related Health Occupations
    Wage Estimates
    OES Code Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual Mean RSE (1)
    32102 Physicians and Surgeons (*) $13.81 $14.84 $30,880 5.6%
    32502 Registered Nurses 610 $7.99 $8.54 $17,770 7.4%
    32517 Pharmacists 50 $13.45 $13.11 $27,280 4.9%
    32519 Pharmacy Technicians and Aides 90 $5.84 $5.72 $11,890 2.1%
    32919 Radiologic Technologists 50 $7.43 $7.57 $15,740 1.9%
    32999 All Other Health Professionals, Paraprofessionals, and Technicians (*) $9.30 $9.59 $19,940 1.2%
    Sales and Related Occupations
      First Line Supervisors and Manager/Supervisors - Sales Workers
    Wage Estimates
    OES Code Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual Mean RSE (1)
    41002 First-Line Supervisors and Managers/Supervisors - Sales and Related Workers 240 $8.53 $9.69 $20,160 2.6%
      Merchandise, Products, and Other Sales and Sales Related Occupations
    Wage Estimates
    OES Code Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual Mean RSE (1)
    49011 Salespersons, Retail 700 $6.01 $6.27 $13,040 3.4%
    49017 Counter and Rental Clerks 60 $6.27 $6.37 $13,250 2.0%
    49021 Stock Clerks, Sales Floor 340 $5.93 $5.78 $12,020 1.3%
    49023 Cashiers 670 $5.94 $5.74 $11,940 1.1%
    Clerical and Administrative Support Occupations
      Industry Specific Clerical and Administrative Support Occupations
    Wage Estimates
    OES Code Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual Mean RSE (1)
    53102 Tellers 130 $6.17 $6.47 $13,460 3.8%
    53105 New Accounts Clerks 30 $9.31 $9.27 $19,280 4.1%
    53121 Loan and Credit Clerks 30 $7.78 $7.84 $16,300 2.3%
    53808 Hotel Desk Clerks 30 $5.75 $5.56 $11,560 2.8%
      Secretarial and General Office Occupations
    Wage Estimates
    OES Code Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual Mean RSE (1)
    55102 Legal Secretaries 60 $6.01 $6.40 $13,310 10.4%
    55105 Medical Secretaries 100 $5.75 $5.69 $11,840 3.9%
    55305 Receptionists and Information Clerks 140 $5.99 $6.46 $13,440 6.4%
    55321 File Clerks 80 $6.22 $6.75 $14,050 3.7%
    55338 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 150 $7.55 $8.02 $16,690 1.1%
    55347 General Office Clerks 460 $6.15 $7.01 $14,590 1.8%
      Electronic Data Processing and Other Office Machine Occupations
    Wage Estimates
    OES Code Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual Mean RSE (1)
    56011 Computer Operators, Except Peripheral Equipment 50 $7.33 $8.16 $16,960 3.4%
      Communications, Mail, and Message Distributing Occupations
    Wage Estimates
    OES Code Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual Mean RSE (1)
    57311 Messengers 50 $6.74 $7.98 $16,600 1.2%
      Material Recording, Scheduling, Dispatching, and Distributing Occupations
    Wage Estimates
    OES Code Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual Mean RSE (1)
    58028 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks 110 $6.63 $7.50 $15,600 5.3%
    Service Occupations
      Protective Service Occupations
    Wage Estimates
    OES Code Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual Mean RSE (1)
    63047 Guards and Watch Guards 130 $5.87 $6.21 $12,930 1.7%
      Food and Beverage Preparation and Service Occupations
    Wage Estimates
    OES Code Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual Mean RSE (1)
    65005 Bartenders 160 $5.68 $5.51 $11,470 4.1%
    65008 Waiters and Waitresses 90 $5.67 $5.48 $11,390 3.0%
    65017 Counter Attendants - Lunchroom, Coffee Shop, or Cafeteria 100 $5.73 $5.53 $11,490 2.7%
    65021 Bakers, Bread and Pastry 60 $5.68 $5.51 $11,450 2.6%
    65023 Butchers and Meat Cutters 60 $5.93 $6.07 $12,630 2.3%
    65026 Cooks, Restaurant 60 $5.73 $5.70 $11,860 4.7%
    65028 Cooks, Institution or Cafeteria (*) $5.92 $5.71 $11,880 3.9%
    65032 Cooks, Fast Food 100 $5.72 $5.45 $11,340 3.8%
    65038 Food Preparation Workers 130 $5.79 $5.58 $11,610 2.5%
    65041 Combined Food Preparation and Service Workers 290 $5.72 $5.62 $11,680 2.7%
      Health Service and Related Occupations
    Wage Estimates
    OES Code Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual Mean RSE (1)
    66002 Dental Assistants 40 $5.79 $6.01 $12,500 4.5%
    66099 All Other Health Service Workers (*) $5.98 $5.97 $12,420 3.1%
      Cleaning and Building Service Occupations
    Wage Estimates
    OES Code Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual Mean RSE (1)
    67002 Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 80 $5.74 $5.62 $11,690 2.4%
    67005 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 240 $5.74 $5.73 $11,920 1.2%
    Agricultural, Forestry, Fishing, and Related Occupations
      Other Agricultural, Forestry, Fishing, and Related Occupations
    Wage Estimates
    OES Code Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual Mean RSE (1)
    79041 Laborers, Landscaping and Groundskeeping 180 $5.67 $5.62 $11,690 3.7%
    Production, Construction, Operating, Maintenance, and Material Handling Occupations
      First-Line Supervisors and Managers/Supervisors - Production, Construction, Maintenance, and Related Workers
    Wage Estimates
    OES Code Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual Mean RSE (1)
    81005 First-Line Supervisors and Managers/Supervisors - Construction Trades and Extractive Workers 40 $8.99 $9.29 $19,330 2.7%
    81008 First-Line Supervisors and Managers/Supervisors - Production and Operating Workers 220 $13.71 $15.38 $31,980 2.9%
      Inspectors and Related Occupations
    Wage Estimates
    OES Code Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual Mean RSE (1)
    83005 Production Inspectors, Testers, Graders, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers 170 $6.38 $6.77 $14,080 1.9%
      Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers
    Wage Estimates
    OES Code Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual Mean RSE (1)
    85132 Maintenance Repairers, General Utility 160 $6.50 $7.39 $15,380 1.7%
    85302 Automotive Mechanics 90 $5.87 $6.72 $13,980 3.7%
      Construction Trades and Extractive Occupations
    Wage Estimates
    OES Code Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual Mean RSE (1)
    87102 Carpenters 170 $5.99 $6.09 $12,680 2.3%
    87999 All Other Construction and Extractive Workers, Except Helpers 40 $5.72 $5.55 $11,550 3.4%
      Hand Occupations, Including Assemblers and Fabricators
    Wage Estimates
    OES Code Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual Mean RSE (1)
    93956 Assemblers and Fabricators, Except Machine, Electrical, Electronic, and Precision 340 $5.85 $5.88 $12,240 2.8%
      Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators
    Wage Estimates
    OES Code Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual Mean RSE (1)
    97102 Truck Drivers, Heavy or Tractor-Trailer 230 $5.89 $6.33 $13,170 3.1%
    97105 Truck Drivers, Light, Include Delivery and Route Workers 150 $5.71 $6.59 $13,710 2.0%
    97108 Bus Drivers 40 $5.69 $5.87 $12,200 5.9%
    97117 Driver/Sales Workers 40 $5.62 $6.16 $12,810 9.9%
    97805 Service Station Attendants 60 $5.69 $5.47 $11,370 3.1%
      Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers, Hand
    Wage Estimates
    OES Code Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual Mean RSE (1)
    98312 Helpers, Carpenters and Related Workers 90 $5.75 $5.75 $11,950 3.8%
    98799 All Other Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 210 $6.61 $7.15 $14,870 1.6%
    98902 Hand Packers and Packagers 190 $5.78 $5.67 $11,800 2.1%
    98905 Vehicle Washers and Equipment Cleaners 40 $5.70 $5.63 $11,700 2.6%

    (1) = Relative standard error (RSE) of the mean wage. The relative standard error (RSE) is a measure of the reliability of a survey statistic. The smaller the relative standard error, the more precise the estimate.

    (*) = Employment estimate is not available.

    * = Hourly wage estimate is not available.

    Statewide estimates for Puerto Rico

    1998 Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

    1998 National Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

    1998 State Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

    1998 Metropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

    Technical Notes and Survey Method and Reliability Statement for 1998 OES Estimates

    Last modified: October 16, 2001