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

Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, Arkansas MSA

Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers is a metropolitan statistical area (MSA) in Arkansas.

Occupational divisions in Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers:

  • 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
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    Managerial and Administrative Occupations top
      Staff and Administrative Specialty Managerial Occupations top
    Wage Estimates
    OES Code Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual Mean RSE (1)
    13002 Financial Managers 520 $20.34 $22.74 $47,300 2.7%
    13005 Personnel, Training, and Labor Relations Managers 160 $18.70 $20.64 $42,930 2.4%
    13008 Purchasing Managers 100 $19.25 $21.46 $44,640 3.2%
    13011 Marketing, Advertising, and Public Relations Managers 310 $22.48 $24.69 $51,360 3.6%
    13014 Administrative Services Managers 320 $16.00 $19.42 $40,390 4.2%
    13017 Engineering, Mathematical, and Natural Sciences Managers 170 $29.11 $28.83 $59,960 2.6%
      Line and Middle Management Industry Specific Managerial Occupations top
    Wage Estimates
    OES Code Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual Mean RSE (1)
    15005 Education Administrators 350 $29.08 $26.57 $55,270 3.2%
    15008 Medicine and Health Services Managers 130 $19.35 $23.72 $49,330 4.3%
    15011 Property and Real Estate Managers and Administrators 30 $10.03 $13.80 $28,710 17.1%
    15014 Industrial Production Managers 300 $23.35 $25.72 $53,500 3.9%
    15017 Construction Managers 160 $19.22 $20.61 $42,870 3.1%
    15023 Communications, Transportation, and Utilities Operations Managers (*) $30.59 $29.71 $61,810 10.5%
    15026 Food Service and Lodging Managers 300 $11.29 $12.39 $25,770 4.5%
      Other Managerial and Administrative Occupations top
    Wage Estimates
    OES Code Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual Mean RSE (1)
    19002 Public Administration Chief Executives, Legislators, and General Administrators 50 $13.19 $16.41 $34,140 8.8%
    19005 General Managers and Top Executives 2,930 $19.94 $24.65 $51,260 3.7%
    19999 All Other Managers and Administrators 530 $21.08 $23.05 $47,940 3.0%
    Professional, Paraprofessional, and Technical Occupations top
      Management Support Occupations top
    Wage Estimates
    OES Code Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual Mean RSE (1)
    21102 Insurance Underwriters 30 $15.94 $17.10 $35,570 12.3%
    21108 Loan Officers and Counselors 300 $16.86 $18.59 $38,680 7.3%
    21114 Accountants and Auditors 640 $15.64 $18.16 $37,770 2.2%
    21199 All Other Financial Specialists 200 $12.98 $15.23 $31,690 1.5%
    21302 Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products (*) $16.75 $19.19 $39,920 7.6%
    21308 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products 120 $14.32 $15.78 $32,810 1.1%
    21511 Personnel, Training, and Labor Relations Specialists 240 $12.18 $12.58 $26,180 2.6%
    21902 Cost Estimators 110 $13.82 $14.64 $30,440 2.2%
    21908 Construction and Building Inspectors 50 $13.01 $14.65 $30,460 6.3%
    21999 All Other Management Support Workers 810 $11.45 $12.65 $26,300 2.2%
      Engineers and Related Occupations top
    Wage Estimates
    OES Code Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual Mean RSE (1)
    22121 Civil Engineers, Including Traffic 60 $18.73 $21.19 $44,080 5.2%
    22126 Electrical and Electronic Engineers 30 $21.92 $21.75 $45,240 2.5%
    22127 Computer Engineers (*) $17.51 $18.12 $37,680 3.4%
    22128 Industrial Engineers, Except Safety 70 $21.61 $22.44 $46,680 2.2%
    22135 Mechanical Engineers 90 $19.00 $19.99 $41,570 1.6%
    22199 All Other Engineers 100 $18.82 $19.54 $40,640 1.6%
    22302 Architects, Except Landscape and Marine 70 $18.30 $18.45 $38,370 3.7%
    22311 Surveyors and Mapping Scientists 30 $15.07 $15.25 $31,710 5.2%
    22502 Civil Engineering Technicians and Technologists 40 $13.02 $13.98 $29,090 3.4%
    22505 Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technicians and Technologists 60 $14.21 $15.61 $32,470 2.4%
    22508 Industrial Engineering Technicians and Technologists 70 $13.79 $16.05 $33,390 1.8%
    22514 Drafters 150 $12.19 $12.04 $25,050 2.8%
    22521 Surveying and Mapping Technicians 80 $10.44 $10.57 $21,980 3.7%
    22599 All Other Engineering and Related Technicians and Technologists 290 $11.12 $13.40 $27,870 3.2%
      Natural Scientists and Related Occupations top
    Wage Estimates
    OES Code Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual Mean RSE (1)
    24308 Biological Scientists 50 $18.54 $20.94 $43,550 3.8%
    24502 Biological, Agricultural, and Food Technicians and Technologists, Except Health 120 $11.45 $13.82 $28,740 1.5%
      Computer, Mathematical, Operations Research, and Related Occupations top
    Wage Estimates
    OES Code Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual Mean RSE (1)
    25102 Systems Analysts, Electronic Data Processing 180 $21.13 $21.96 $45,670 2.3%
    25104 Computer Support Specialists 310 $13.81 $16.16 $33,620 14.4%
    25105 Computer Programmers 230 $21.82 $22.64 $47,080 2.3%
      Social Scientists and Other Social, Recreational, and Religious Occupations top
    Wage Estimates
    OES Code Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual Mean RSE (1)
    27108 Psychologists 30 $24.56 $25.27 $52,570 4.1%
    27302 Social Workers, Medical and Psychiatric 70 $14.69 $14.92 $31,040 2.0%
    27305 Social Workers, Except Medical and Psychiatric 170 $12.35 $13.10 $27,250 1.3%
    27307 Residential Counselors 70 $10.81 $10.54 $21,910 5.4%
    27308 Human Services Workers 260 $7.94 $8.25 $17,160 2.1%
    27311 Recreation Workers 30 $8.18 $8.80 $18,310 2.0%
      Law and Related Occupations top
    Wage Estimates
    OES Code Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual Mean RSE (1)
    28108 Lawyers 270 $17.70 $21.24 $44,190 5.9%
    28302 Law Clerks (*) $7.96 $8.34 $17,340 4.0%
    28305 Paralegal Personnel (*) $8.46 $9.82 $20,430 10.4%
    28311 Title Examiners and Abstractors 50 $9.33 $10.32 $21,470 1.7%
    28399 All Other Legal Assistants and Technicians, Except Clerical (*) $32.78 $29.26 $60,860 9.8%
      Teachers, Educators, Librarians, and Related Occupations top
    Wage Estimates
    OES Code Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual Mean RSE (1)
    31303 Teachers, Preschool 450 $6.13 $7.10 $14,770 7.9%
    31304 Teachers, Kindergarten 260 * * $31,560 6.3%
    31305 Teachers, Elementary School 1,290 * * $38,640 8.3%
    31308 Teachers, Secondary School 1,360 * * $37,610 8.4%
    31311 Teachers, Special Education 270 * * $33,770 7.4%
    31314 Teachers and Instructors, Vocational Education and Training 450 $15.05 $16.13 $33,540 3.1%
    31317 Instructors, Nonvocational Education 40 $9.49 $11.75 $24,440 7.2%
    31321 Instructors and Coaches, Sports and Physical Training 230 $15.72 $17.72 $36,850 8.3%
    31399 All Other Teachers and Instructors 170 * * $34,230 2.2%
    31502 Librarians, Professional 160 $18.43 $18.81 $39,120 4.3%
    31505 Technical Assistants, Library 100 $9.92 $9.89 $20,580 4.1%
    31514 Vocational and Educational Counselors 190 $17.83 $18.62 $38,730 6.3%
    31517 Instructional Coordinators 60 $17.66 $16.96 $35,280 2.0%
    31521 Teacher Aides, Paraprofessional 430 $5.90 $6.12 $12,740 4.9%
      Health Practitioners, Technologists, Technicians, and Related Health Occupations top
    Wage Estimates
    OES Code Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual Mean RSE (1)
    32102 Physicians and Surgeons 280 # $50.45** $104,930** 12.3%
    32105 Dentists 40 # $56.62** $117,770** 29.1%
    32113 Chiropractors 80 $29.86 $26.64 $55,410 10.7%
    32114 Veterinarians and Veterinary Inspectors 60 $21.88 $24.56 $51,090 5.5%
    32302 Respiratory Therapists 100 $13.46 $14.51 $30,180 1.9%
    32305 Occupational Therapists 30 $22.73 $23.98 $49,890 4.4%
    32308 Physical Therapists 80 $31.57 $30.62 $63,690 5.8%
    32314 Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists 40 $18.17 $19.91 $41,410 3.4%
    32502 Registered Nurses 1,800 $16.10 $16.63 $34,580 1.4%
    32505 Licensed Practical Nurses 1,030 $10.98 $11.20 $23,300 2.0%
    32508 Emergency Medical Technicians 220 $10.40 $10.21 $21,230 2.1%
    32511 Physician Assistants 100 $9.32 $10.26 $21,330 7.1%
    32514 Opticians, Dispensing and Measuring 90 $9.35 $9.32 $19,380 1.8%
    32517 Pharmacists 130 $28.86 $27.86 $57,950 3.6%
    32519 Pharmacy Technicians and Aides 130 $7.96 $8.41 $17,490 3.5%
    32902 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists 90 $16.74 $16.75 $34,840 4.3%
    32905 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians 130 $10.17 $10.91 $22,690 3.8%
    32908 Dental Hygienists 100 $22.12 $19.92 $41,440 8.5%
    32911 Medical Records Technicians 80 $8.73 $9.04 $18,810 3.6%
    32919 Radiologic Technologists 130 $13.91 $14.22 $29,570 2.5%
    32928 Surgical Technologists and Technicians 60 $10.40 $11.09 $23,060 3.3%
    32931 Psychiatric Technicians 90 $11.27 $11.78 $24,510 8.3%
    32999 All Other Health Professionals, Paraprofessionals, and Technicians 200 $10.24 $13.53 $28,140 4.4%
      Writers, Artists, Entertainers, Athletes, and Related Occupations top
    Wage Estimates
    OES Code Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual Mean RSE (1)
    34002 Writers and Editors 80 $11.76 $12.83 $26,680 1.8%
    34008 Public Relations Specialists and Publicity Writers 80 $13.60 $14.22 $29,570 2.6%
    34011 Reporters and Correspondents 80 $10.37 $10.35 $21,530 2.0%
    34017 Announcers, Radio and Television 110 $8.82 $9.80 $20,380 8.9%
    34023 Photographers 70 $7.85 $9.93 $20,650 15.1%
    34035 Artists and Related Workers 90 $11.23 $12.80 $26,610 1.5%
    34038 Designers, Except Interior Designers 170 $10.55 $11.85 $24,640 2.0%
    34044 Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers 80 $8.06 $8.52 $17,710 2.7%
      Other Professional, Paraprofessional, and Technical Occupations top
    Wage Estimates
    OES Code Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual Mean RSE (1)
    39999 All Other Professional, Paraprofessional, and Technical Workers 230 $15.06 $16.97 $35,290 4.6%
    Sales and Related Occupations top
      First Line Supervisors and Manager/Supervisors - Sales Workers top
    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 2,120 $11.30 $13.36 $27,780 3.5%
      Sales Occupations, Services top
    Wage Estimates
    OES Code Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual Mean RSE (1)
    43002 Sales Agents and Placers, Insurance 220 $12.37 $14.95 $31,100 11.9%
    43005 Brokers, Real Estate 30 $21.53 $25.21 $52,440 18.7%
    43014 Sales Agents, Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services 150 $41.61 $39.09** $81,300** 11.4%
    43017 Sales Agents, Selected Business Services 170 $12.32 $16.05 $33,390 6.8%
    43021 Travel Agents 90 $10.73 $11.00 $22,870 2.7%
    43023 Sales Agents, Advertising 220 $10.94 $13.64 $28,380 2.8%
      Merchandise, Products, and Other Sales and Sales Related Occupations top
    Wage Estimates
    OES Code Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual Mean RSE (1)
    49005 Sales Representatives, Scientific and Related Products and Services, Except Retail 170 $22.42 $24.30 $50,550 6.1%
    49008 Sales Representatives, Except Retail and Scientific and Related Products and Services 1,000 $14.88 $17.08 $35,520 3.7%
    49011 Salespersons, Retail 9,520 $7.53 $8.29 $17,250 5.1%
    49014 Salespersons, Parts 330 $8.96 $9.97 $20,730 3.9%
    49017 Counter and Rental Clerks 430 $6.76 $7.34 $15,270 2.0%
    49021 Stock Clerks, Sales Floor 1,470 $6.99 $7.11 $14,790 1.4%
    49023 Cashiers 3,860 $7.08 $7.12 $14,810 1.2%
    49026 Telemarketers, Door-To-Door Sales Workers, News and Street Vendors, and Other Related Workers 40 $7.44 $7.82 $16,260 1.8%
    49034 Demonstrators and Promoters 50 $8.11 $9.23 $19,210 1.9%
    49999 All Other Sales and Related Workers (*) $7.57 $8.11 $16,870 4.8%
    Clerical and Administrative Support Occupations top
      First Line Supervisors and Manager/Supervisors - Clerical Workers top
    Wage Estimates
    OES Code Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual Mean RSE (1)
    51002 First-Line Supervisors and Managers/Supervisors - Clerical and Administrative Support Workers 1,490 $12.88 $13.94 $28,990 1.9%
      Industry Specific Clerical and Administrative Support Occupations top
    Wage Estimates
    OES Code Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual Mean RSE (1)
    53102 Tellers 940 $8.24 $8.21 $17,080 1.7%
    53105 New Accounts Clerks 200 $10.30 $10.31 $21,430 2.2%
    53117 Credit Checkers 30 $7.81 $7.91 $16,440 4.4%
    53121 Loan and Credit Clerks 160 $10.60 $10.60 $22,040 2.5%
    53123 Adjustment Clerks 520 $10.00 $10.28 $21,380 5.9%
    53302 Insurance Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators 40 $18.83 $18.94 $39,390 6.6%
    53311 Insurance Claims Clerks 110 $9.91 $10.57 $21,990 4.0%
    53314 Insurance Policy Processing Clerks 60 $8.29 $8.99 $18,710 6.7%
    53508 Bill and Account Collectors (*) $10.86 $11.57 $24,070 1.6%
    53702 Court Clerks 120 $10.45 $10.50 $21,850 3.1%
    53805 Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents (*) $8.00 $8.79 $18,290 8.1%
    53808 Hotel Desk Clerks 240 $6.44 $6.52 $13,560 2.9%
    53902 Library Assistants and Bookmobile Drivers 150 $8.48 $9.51 $19,770 1.1%
    53905 Teacher Aides and Educational Assistants, Clerical 710 $5.88 $6.38 $13,260 2.4%
    53914 Real Estate Clerks 30 $9.55 $9.47 $19,700 10.7%
      Secretarial and General Office Occupations top
    Wage Estimates
    OES Code Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual Mean RSE (1)
    55102 Legal Secretaries (*) $12.01 $11.62 $24,170 3.8%
    55105 Medical Secretaries 60 $10.07 $10.06 $20,930 2.4%
    55108 Secretaries, Except Legal and Medical 2,020 $8.35 $8.85 $18,400 1.2%
    55302 Stenographers and/or Court Reporters 90 $10.38 $10.96 $22,810 3.0%
    55305 Receptionists and Information Clerks 1,100 $7.74 $7.98 $16,590 1.5%
    55307 Typists, Including Word Processing 130 $7.82 $8.26 $17,170 1.6%
    55314 Personnel Clerks, Except Payroll and Timekeeping 180 $9.70 $9.68 $20,140 1.7%
    55321 File Clerks 170 $6.66 $7.08 $14,730 2.5%
    55323 Order Clerks, Materials, Merchandise, and Service 260 $8.15 $8.77 $18,240 1.9%
    55326 Procurement Clerks 110 $9.02 $8.76 $18,210 1.9%
    55328 Statistical Clerks 140 $7.84 $7.85 $16,320 1.7%
    55332 Interviewing Clerks, Except Personnel and Social Welfare 110 $8.10 $8.12 $16,890 1.8%
    55335 Customer Service Representatives, Utilities 130 $12.19 $12.89 $26,810 3.0%
    55338 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 1,740 $9.33 $9.61 $19,990 1.6%
    55341 Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks 150 $9.71 $9.97 $20,730 1.8%
    55344 Billing, Cost, and Rate Clerks 290 $9.41 $9.81 $20,410 1.7%
    55347 General Office Clerks 3,070 $8.48 $8.76 $18,210 2.7%
      Electronic Data Processing and Other Office Machine Occupations top
    Wage Estimates
    OES Code Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual Mean RSE (1)
    56002 Billing, Posting, and Calculating Machine Operators 90 $7.92 $8.03 $16,710 1.6%
    56011 Computer Operators, Except Peripheral Equipment 140 $9.50 $9.94 $20,680 1.2%
    56017 Data Entry Keyers, Except Composing 250 $8.12 $8.87 $18,440 2.0%
    56099 All Other Office Machine Operators 30 $7.87 $8.29 $17,240 1.5%
      Communications, Mail, and Message Distributing Occupations top
    Wage Estimates
    OES Code Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual Mean RSE (1)
    57102 Switchboard Operators 230 $8.44 $9.75 $20,280 2.8%
    57302 Mail Clerks, Except Mail Machine Operators and Postal Service 50 $8.12 $8.29 $17,250 5.1%
      Material Recording, Scheduling, Dispatching, and Distributing Occupations top
    Wage Estimates
    OES Code Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual Mean RSE (1)
    58002 Dispatchers, Police, Fire, and Ambulance 100 $10.21 $9.80 $20,370 4.9%
    58005 Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance 190 $14.00 $13.93 $28,980 4.0%
    58008 Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks (*) $8.29 $9.27 $19,280 4.2%
    58014 Meter Readers, Utilities 130 $8.58 $9.89 $20,580 2.0%
    58017 Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping 130 $7.82 $7.85 $16,330 1.8%
    58023 Stock Clerks - Stockroom, Warehouse or Storage Yard 710 $8.37 $8.78 $18,260 1.0%
    58026 Order Fillers, Wholesale and Retail Sales 140 $8.38 $8.53 $17,750 1.5%
    58028 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks 990 $8.90 $10.21 $21,240 2.2%
    58099 All Other Material Recording, Scheduling, and Distributing Workers 210 $7.94 $8.45 $17,570 1.8%
      Other Clerical and Administrative Support Occupations top
    Wage Estimates
    OES Code Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual Mean RSE (1)
    59999 All Other Clerical and Administrative Support Workers 620 $11.00 $11.01 $22,900 6.6%
    Service Occupations top
      First-Line Supervisors and Managers/Supervisors - Service Occupations top
    Wage Estimates
    OES Code Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual Mean RSE (1)
    61002 Fire Fighting and Prevention Supervisors 130 $18.07 $18.90 $39,310 3.0%
    61005 Police and Detective Supervisors 100 $17.39 $17.79 $37,000 4.4%
    61008 Housekeeping Supervisors 100 $7.79 $8.01 $16,660 5.7%
    61099 All Other Supervisors and Managers/Supervisors - Service Workers 840 $9.86 $10.51 $21,860 2.2%
      Protective Service Occupations top
    Wage Estimates
    OES Code Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual Mean RSE (1)
    63008 Fire Fighters 430 $11.89 $11.98 $24,920 4.0%
    63011 Police Detectives 40 $10.52 $11.46 $23,830 5.2%
    63014 Police Patrol Officers 420 $12.36 $13.05 $27,140 2.9%
    63017 Correction Officers and Jailers (*) $10.08 $10.18 $21,180 1.5%
    63047 Guards and Watch Guards 610 $7.21 $7.44 $15,480 2.3%
    63099 All Other Protective Service Workers 50 $10.62 $11.23 $23,350 2.0%
      Food and Beverage Preparation and Service Occupations top
    Wage Estimates
    OES Code Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual Mean RSE (1)
    65002 Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, or Coffee Shop 220 $6.19 $6.42 $13,360 2.8%
    65005 Bartenders 130 $5.83 $6.18 $12,850 4.1%
    65008 Waiters and Waitresses 2,520 $5.78 $5.81 $12,080 1.8%
    65014 Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers 270 $6.30 $6.81 $14,160 2.6%
    65017 Counter Attendants - Lunchroom, Coffee Shop, or Cafeteria 120 $6.00 $6.20 $12,890 3.3%
    65021 Bakers, Bread and Pastry 170 $7.35 $7.33 $15,260 1.9%
    65023 Butchers and Meat Cutters 90 $10.11 $9.76 $20,300 2.8%
    65026 Cooks, Restaurant 740 $7.08 $7.26 $15,100 4.4%
    65028 Cooks, Institution or Cafeteria 590 $6.11 $6.61 $13,740 2.9%
    65032 Cooks, Fast Food 700 $6.40 $6.42 $13,360 3.9%
    65035 Cooks, Short Order (*) $5.86 $6.19 $12,880 3.8%
    65038 Food Preparation Workers 1,690 $5.93 $6.37 $13,240 2.2%
    65041 Combined Food Preparation and Service Workers 2,780 $6.11 $6.28 $13,060 1.4%
    65099 All Other Food Service Workers 180 $6.07 $6.58 $13,680 1.9%
      Health Service and Related Occupations top
    Wage Estimates
    OES Code Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual Mean RSE (1)
    66002 Dental Assistants 260 $9.66 $9.61 $19,990 2.5%
    66005 Medical Assistants 130 $6.91 $7.19 $14,960 4.2%
    66008 Nursing Aides, Orderlies, and Attendants 1,260 $7.04 $7.13 $14,830 2.2%
    66011 Home Health Aides 180 $7.72 $7.81 $16,250 6.0%
    66017 Physical and Corrective Therapy Assistants and Aides 50 $12.14 $11.56 $24,050 5.1%
    66099 All Other Health Service Workers 120 $7.24 $7.44 $15,470 2.2%
      Cleaning and Building Service Occupations top
    Wage Estimates
    OES Code Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual Mean RSE (1)
    67002 Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 830 $6.13 $6.30 $13,110 1.7%
    67005 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 1,880 $7.00 $7.20 $14,970 2.0%
    67008 Pest Controllers and Assistants (*) $9.37 $9.34 $19,420 9.1%
    67099 All Other Cleaning and Building Service Workers 60 $7.96 $8.86 $18,430 1.2%
      Personal Service Occupations top
    Wage Estimates
    OES Code Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual Mean RSE (1)
    68005 Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists 250 $7.64 $8.18 $17,020 5.7%
    68014 Amusement and Recreation Attendants 290 $6.50 $6.92 $14,390 5.6%
    68021 Ushers, Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers 40 $6.21 $6.40 $13,320 2.8%
    68038 Child Care Workers 260 $6.35 $6.52 $13,570 3.6%
      Other Service Occupations top
    Wage Estimates
    OES Code Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual Mean RSE (1)
    69999 All Other Service Workers 330 $7.43 $7.43 $15,440 2.0%
    Agricultural, Forestry, Fishing, and Related Occupations top
      Other Agricultural, Forestry, Fishing, and Related Occupations top
    Wage Estimates
    OES Code Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual Mean RSE (1)
    79011 Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products 30 $11.00 $11.10 $23,090 1.5%
    79017 Animal Caretakers, Except Farm 100 $6.71 $6.95 $14,450 4.0%
    79041 Laborers, Landscaping and Groundskeeping 560 $7.58 $7.79 $16,200 1.4%
    79806 Veterinary Assistants 50 $7.97 $8.09 $16,830 4.4%
    79858 Farmworkers, Farm and Ranch Animals 80 $8.08 $8.52 $17,730 7.7%
    79999 All Other Agricultural, Forestry, Fishing, and Related Workers 220 $8.80 $9.43 $19,620 7.2%
    Production, Construction, Operating, Maintenance, and Material Handling Occupations top
      First-Line Supervisors and Managers/Supervisors - Production, Construction, Maintenance, and Related Workers top
    Wage Estimates
    OES Code Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual Mean RSE (1)
    81002 First-Line Supervisors and Managers/Supervisors - Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers 490 $15.27 $16.54 $34,400 2.1%
    81005 First-Line Supervisors and Managers/Supervisors - Construction Trades and Extractive Workers 240 $14.77 $15.93 $33,130 1.8%
    81008 First-Line Supervisors and Managers/Supervisors - Production and Operating Workers 1,070 $14.03 $15.07 $31,350 1.2%
    81011 First-Line Supervisors and Managers/Supervisors - Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators 220 $16.71 $17.15 $35,670 2.9%
    81017 First-Line Supervisors and Managers/Supervisors - Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers, Hand 200 $13.44 $13.49 $28,050 1.3%
    81099 All Other First-Line Supervisors and Managers/Supervisors - Production, Construction, Maintenance, and Related Workers 390 $15.32 $16.45 $34,220 4.4%
      Inspectors and Related Occupations top
    Wage Estimates
    OES Code Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual Mean RSE (1)
    83002 Precision Inspectors, Testers, and Graders 110 $11.01 $11.47 $23,860 1.5%
    83005 Production Inspectors, Testers, Graders, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers 780 $9.67 $9.91 $20,610 1.5%
    83099 All Other Inspectors, Testers, and Related Workers (*) $7.30 $8.03 $16,710 7.3%
      Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers top
    Wage Estimates
    OES Code Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual Mean RSE (1)
    85110 Machinery Maintenance Mechanics 560 $12.52 $12.29 $25,560 1.3%
    85123 Millwrights 70 $14.20 $14.54 $30,240 1.0%
    85128 Machinery Maintenance Workers 240 $11.39 $11.51 $23,940 1.2%
    85132 Maintenance Repairers, General Utility 1,250 $9.50 $9.84 $20,460 0.8%
    85302 Automotive Mechanics 730 $11.14 $11.69 $24,320 2.3%
    85305 Automotive Body and Related Repairers 230 $12.42 $13.68 $28,460 5.4%
    85311 Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists 830 $11.37 $11.41 $23,730 2.5%
    85314 Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines 90 $11.84 $13.17 $27,400 12.9%
    85321 Farm Equipment Mechanics 60 $11.74 $11.51 $23,950 2.1%
    85328 Small Engine Specialists 40 $6.75 $9.38 $19,510 2.0%
    85505 Frame Wirers, Central Office 40 $21.61 $21.05 $43,790 2.6%
    85702 Telephone and Cable Television Line Installers and Repairers 260 $17.71 $16.07 $33,430 2.7%
    85708 Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Repairers 40 $11.23 $11.83 $24,600 4.3%
    85711 Electric Home Appliance and Power Tool Repairers (*) $11.49 $11.15 $23,190 3.2%
    85723 Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers 130 $19.75 $20.35 $42,320 11.5%
    85799 All Other Electrical and Electronic Equipment Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers 70 $9.53 $10.92 $22,710 2.5%
    85902 Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers 500 $12.32 $14.39 $29,940 3.7%
    85926 Office Machine and Cash Register Servicers 60 $11.52 $11.78 $24,500 3.2%
    85953 Tire Repairers and Changers (*) $8.11 $9.34 $19,420 8.6%
    85999 All Other Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers 270 $11.28 $12.04 $25,030 2.3%
      Construction Trades and Extractive Occupations top
    Wage Estimates
    OES Code Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual Mean RSE (1)
    87102 Carpenters 460 $11.09 $11.56 $24,050 2.8%
    87108 Drywall Installers 150 $11.52 $11.41 $23,720 1.5%
    87202 Electricians 680 $12.24 $12.30 $25,580 1.6%
    87302 Brickmasons 60 $17.21 $16.63 $34,600 2.8%
    87311 Concrete and Terrazzo Finishers 150 $11.32 $11.74 $24,420 2.8%
    87402 Painters and Paperhangers, Construction and Maintenance 120 $11.35 $11.94 $24,830 5.8%
    87502 Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 290 $12.69 $12.55 $26,110 3.2%
    87708 Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators 90 $10.32 $10.67 $22,190 1.7%
    87711 Highway Maintenance Workers 50 $10.21 $10.09 $20,990 1.3%
    87802 Insulation Workers 30 $9.75 $9.47 $19,690 3.6%
    87805 Sheet Metal Duct Installers 70 $11.34 $11.82 $24,580 1.5%
    87899 All Other Construction Trades Workers 90 $8.27 $10.45 $21,740 5.1%
      Precision Production Occupations top
    Wage Estimates
    OES Code Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual Mean RSE (1)
    89102 Tool and Die Makers 160 $13.21 $12.94 $26,910 1.1%
    89108 Machinists 330 $12.05 $11.95 $24,860 1.0%
    89111 Tool Grinders, Filers, Sharpeners, and Other Precision Grinders 100 $11.00 $11.10 $23,090 1.1%
    89132 Sheet Metal Workers 70 $9.75 $9.89 $20,570 2.0%
    89311 Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters 80 $10.23 $10.77 $22,400 3.2%
    89517 Pressers, Delicate Fabrics (*) $6.73 $6.81 $14,170 3.2%
    89802 Slaughterers and Butchers 140 $7.53 $7.57 $15,740 2.1%
    89805 Bakers, Manufacturing (*) $11.97 $12.04 $25,050 1.6%
    89999 All Other Precision Workers 50 $9.16 $9.62 $20,000 1.5%
      Machine Setters, Set-Up Operators, Operators, and Tenders top
    Wage Estimates
    OES Code Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual Mean RSE (1)
    91108 Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters and Set-Up Operators, Metal and Plastic 60 $11.28 $11.36 $23,630 1.2%
    91111 Milling and Planing Machine Setters and Set-Up Operators, Metal and Plastic 100 $10.16 $10.46 $21,760 1.2%
    91114 Grinding, Lapping, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters and Set-Up Operators, Metal and Plastic 210 $10.58 $10.67 $22,190 1.2%
    91117 Machine Tool Cutting Operators and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 160 $11.62 $11.26 $23,420 4.3%
    91321 Machine Forming Operators and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 430 $10.15 $10.21 $21,240 4.0%
    91502 Numerical Control Machine Tool Operators and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 270 $12.12 $11.99 $24,950 1.3%
    91911 Metal Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Operators and Tenders 230 $9.97 $10.03 $20,850 1.2%
    92314 Woodworking Machine Operators and Tenders, Except Sawing 90 $7.84 $8.33 $17,320 2.2%
    92512 Offset Lithographic Press Setters and Set-Up Operators 30 $11.58 $10.60 $22,050 8.4%
    92543 Printing Press Machine Operators and Tenders 250 $13.24 $13.52 $28,120 2.7%
    92721 Sewing Machine Operators, Nongarment 150 $8.55 $9.34 $19,430 1.6%
    92726 Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Machine Operators and Tenders, Except Pressing 100 $7.85 $8.16 $16,960 5.9%
    92728 Pressing Machine Operators and Tenders, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials 120 $6.80 $6.83 $14,200 3.9%
    92921 Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine Operators and Tenders, Food and Tobacco 30 $7.93 $8.17 $16,980 4.9%
    92928 Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders 70 $8.00 $8.07 $16,780 1.8%
    92944 Cutting and Slicing Machine Operators and Tenders 100 $9.09 $9.87 $20,530 4.8%
    92951 Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters and Set-Up Operators 60 $12.53 $12.57 $26,150 1.4%
    92953 Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Operators and Tenders 180 $10.25 $10.20 $21,210 1.7%
    92958 Cleaning, Washing, and Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders 270 $7.63 $7.67 $15,960 2.3%
    92965 Crushing, Grinding, Mixing, and Blending Machine Operators and Tenders 110 $9.06 $8.94 $18,600 1.2%
    92971 Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Operators and Tenders 170 $9.07 $9.43 $19,620 2.3%
    92974 Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders 3,370 $8.83 $8.66 $18,010 3.1%
    92997 All Other Machine Setters and Set-Up Operators 110 $9.70 $10.66 $22,170 1.3%
    92998 All Other Machine Operators and Tenders 1,690 $9.36 $9.43 $19,600 0.9%
      Hand Occupations, Including Assemblers and Fabricators top
    Wage Estimates
    OES Code Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual Mean RSE (1)
    93902 Machine Assemblers 200 $10.84 $10.58 $22,010 1.4%
    93905 Electrical and Electronic Assemblers 510 $7.76 $7.97 $16,590 2.5%
    93914 Welders and Cutters 400 $9.84 $10.21 $21,240 1.2%
    93938 Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers, Hand 2,160 $7.69 $7.73 $16,080 3.2%
    93953 Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand 100 $9.88 $10.19 $21,200 1.3%
    93956 Assemblers and Fabricators, Except Machine, Electrical, Electronic, and Precision 2,280 $7.89 $8.08 $16,810 1.1%
    93999 All Other Hand Workers 1,390 $6.96 $6.90 $14,350 2.0%
      Plant and System Occupations top
    Wage Estimates
    OES Code Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual Mean RSE (1)
    95002 Water and Liquid Waste Treatment Plant and System Operators 90 $9.23 $9.27 $19,280 2.5%
    95099 All Other Plant and System Operators 600 $7.05 $7.24 $15,060 2.2%
      Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators top
    Wage Estimates
    OES Code Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual Mean RSE (1)
    97102 Truck Drivers, Heavy or Tractor-Trailer 5,230 $12.05 $13.09 $27,230 3.7%
    97105 Truck Drivers, Light, Include Delivery and Route Workers 840 $8.11 $8.46 $17,600 1.3%
    97111 Bus Drivers, School 430 $5.66 $5.85 $12,170 4.9%
    97117 Driver/Sales Workers 360 $10.45 $10.55 $21,940 2.1%
    97702 Aircraft Pilots and Flight Engineers (*) * * $28,490 2.1%
    97899 All Other Transportation and Related Workers (*) $9.51 $9.46 $19,680 1.6%
    97923 Excavating and Loading Machine Operators 60 $10.85 $11.36 $23,630 2.6%
    97938 Grader, Bulldozer, and Scraper Operators 210 $10.93 $11.26 $23,410 3.1%
    97947 Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators 530 $8.14 $8.47 $17,610 1.5%
    97956 Operating Engineers (*) $10.15 $12.38 $25,760 5.5%
    97989 All Other Material-Moving Equipment Operators 340 $8.95 $9.80 $20,390 1.3%
      Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers, Hand top
    Wage Estimates
    OES Code Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual Mean RSE (1)
    98102 Helpers, Mechanics and Repairers 320 $9.32 $9.93 $20,660 1.9%
    98311 Helpers, Brick and Stonemasons and Hard Tile Setters 40 $9.34 $9.21 $19,160 3.3%
    98312 Helpers, Carpenters and Related Workers 180 $9.08 $8.91 $18,540 3.0%
    98313 Helpers, Electricians and Power-Line Transmission Installers (*) $9.41 $9.22 $19,190 4.8%
    98315 Helpers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 90 $9.92 $10.08 $20,960 2.4%
    98319 Helpers, All Other Construction Trades Workers 30 $9.48 $10.28 $21,380 1.3%
    98705 Refuse and Recyclable Material Collectors 40 $9.77 $9.53 $19,820 3.6%
    98799 All Other Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 1,690 $7.96 $8.19 $17,040 2.8%
    98902 Hand Packers and Packagers 1,200 $7.34 $7.22 $15,020 1.6%
    98905 Vehicle Washers and Equipment Cleaners 460 $7.78 $7.77 $16,160 4.8%
    98999 All Other Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers, Hand 2,950 $7.30 $7.48 $15,550 1.9%

    (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.

    # = Median hourly wage is over $60.01.

    ** = This mean wage estimate may be understated because 25% or more of the employment was estimated as earning more than $60.01 per hour. The larger the share of employment estimated in the upper open-ended interval ($60.01 and over), the more likely it is that the mean wage is underestimated.

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    Statewide estimates for Arkansas

    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