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

Kokomo, Indiana MSA

Kokomo is a metropolitan statistical area (MSA) in Indiana.

Occupational divisions in Kokomo:

  • 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 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 170 $24.07 $27.00 $56,160 3.4%
    13005 Personnel, Training, and Labor Relations Managers 80 $26.69 $28.51 $59,300 4.7%
    13008 Purchasing Managers 50 $19.27 $20.65 $42,950 3.9%
    13011 Marketing, Advertising, and Public Relations Managers 90 $32.02 $29.26 $60,850 3.9%
    13014 Administrative Services Managers 50 $17.08 $19.23 $40,010 3.2%
      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 150 $32.85 $29.51 $61,370 5.5%
    15008 Medicine and Health Services Managers 80 $21.28 $21.69 $45,110 3.4%
    15017 Construction Managers 40 $28.21 $29.18 $60,700 5.7%
    15023 Communications, Transportation, and Utilities Operations Managers 30 $10.72 $16.65 $34,630 2.9%
    15026 Food Service and Lodging Managers 90 $14.22 $15.21 $31,640 3.5%
      Other Managerial and Administrative Occupations top
    Wage Estimates
    OES Code Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual Mean RSE (1)
    19005 General Managers and Top Executives 680 $20.88 $25.26 $52,530 3.7%
    19999 All Other Managers and Administrators 200 $29.47 $27.57 $57,350 5.4%
    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)
    21108 Loan Officers and Counselors 60 $12.78 $16.43 $34,170 7.2%
    21114 Accountants and Auditors 180 $17.89 $18.75 $39,000 2.1%
    21511 Personnel, Training, and Labor Relations Specialists 250 $17.15 $18.33 $38,120 7.3%
    21902 Cost Estimators 30 $15.82 $17.77 $36,970 2.4%
      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)
    27302 Social Workers, Medical and Psychiatric 50 $15.35 $15.54 $32,320 2.4%
    27305 Social Workers, Except Medical and Psychiatric 140 $11.97 $12.33 $25,650 1.7%
    27308 Human Services Workers 100 $8.49 $8.94 $18,600 2.6%
    27311 Recreation Workers 30 $7.70 $7.88 $16,400 2.2%
      Law and Related Occupations top
    Wage Estimates
    OES Code Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual Mean RSE (1)
    28108 Lawyers 40 $28.21 $26.41 $54,940 8.4%
    28305 Paralegal Personnel (*) $14.93 $14.79 $30,770 5.0%
      Teachers, Educators, Librarians, and Related Occupations top
    Wage Estimates
    OES Code Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual Mean RSE (1)
    31304 Teachers, Kindergarten 50 * * $36,440 2.4%
    31305 Teachers, Elementary School 470 * * $39,070 1.7%
    31308 Teachers, Secondary School 580 * * $39,160 2.4%
    31314 Teachers and Instructors, Vocational Education and Training (*) $15.93 $16.42 $34,160 2.8%
    31317 Instructors, Nonvocational Education 100 $8.53 $9.55 $19,860 2.0%
    31321 Instructors and Coaches, Sports and Physical Training 150 $6.08 $6.98 $14,520 3.9%
    31502 Librarians, Professional 50 $16.37 $16.89 $35,140 2.8%
    31514 Vocational and Educational Counselors 50 $20.98 $19.40 $40,340 3.6%
    31521 Teacher Aides, Paraprofessional 230 $6.90 $7.57 $15,740 6.2%
      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)
    32302 Respiratory Therapists 80 $15.26 $15.40 $32,040 5.3%
    32305 Occupational Therapists 30 $17.80 $18.44 $38,350 2.8%
    32314 Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists 40 $19.22 $19.09 $39,710 4.0%
    32502 Registered Nurses 540 $17.47 $17.76 $36,950 1.9%
    32505 Licensed Practical Nurses 260 $11.69 $11.86 $24,680 1.9%
    32517 Pharmacists 60 $33.43 $29.35 $61,060 4.3%
    32519 Pharmacy Technicians and Aides 80 $8.29 $8.46 $17,590 1.8%
    32908 Dental Hygienists 90 $22.77 $22.26 $46,290 7.0%
    32911 Medical Records Technicians 40 $11.14 $11.05 $22,990 5.5%
    32919 Radiologic Technologists 70 $14.61 $14.61 $30,390 2.6%
    32999 All Other Health Professionals, Paraprofessionals, and Technicians 40 $16.06 $15.56 $32,370 4.8%
      Writers, Artists, Entertainers, Athletes, and Related Occupations top
    Wage Estimates
    OES Code Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual Mean RSE (1)
    34011 Reporters and Correspondents (*) $10.12 $10.06 $20,920 1.5%
    34038 Designers, Except Interior Designers 70 $6.75 $7.54 $15,690 3.6%
      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 170 $26.04 $25.33 $52,680 3.9%
    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 610 $11.56 $14.91 $31,010 2.9%
      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 80 $32.73 $34.52 $71,810 21.5%
    43014 Sales Agents, Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services 40 $17.51 $23.23 $48,320 28.1%
    43017 Sales Agents, Selected Business Services 30 $14.74 $17.61 $36,630 5.5%
      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 50 $23.39 $24.99 $51,980 5.3%
    49008 Sales Representatives, Except Retail and Scientific and Related Products and Services 240 $14.50 $16.93 $35,220 7.3%
    49011 Salespersons, Retail 1,480 $7.36 $9.12 $18,980 5.0%
    49014 Salespersons, Parts 80 $9.51 $9.83 $20,450 4.5%
    49017 Counter and Rental Clerks 110 $6.88 $7.27 $15,120 2.1%
    49021 Stock Clerks, Sales Floor 730 $6.81 $7.33 $15,240 1.8%
    49023 Cashiers 1,550 $6.26 $6.57 $13,660 1.7%
    49026 Telemarketers, Door-To-Door Sales Workers, News and Street Vendors, and Other Related Workers 50 $9.85 $10.25 $21,330 1.5%
    49034 Demonstrators and Promoters 30 $7.01 $7.27 $15,120 7.1%
    49999 All Other Sales and Related Workers 140 $8.11 $9.79 $20,370 3.0%
    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 350 $13.21 $16.15 $33,590 2.2%
      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 250 $8.25 $8.89 $18,490 4.7%
    53123 Adjustment Clerks 40 $10.47 $11.21 $23,320 6.4%
    53311 Insurance Claims Clerks 60 $9.83 $9.83 $20,450 1.5%
    53502 Welfare Eligibility Workers and Interviewers 30 $20.77 $18.67 $38,830 12.8%
    53508 Bill and Account Collectors 30 $9.36 $9.23 $19,200 1.2%
    53808 Hotel Desk Clerks 40 $6.46 $6.60 $13,730 3.2%
    53902 Library Assistants and Bookmobile Drivers 90 $7.34 $7.35 $15,280 3.2%
    53905 Teacher Aides and Educational Assistants, Clerical 50 $8.57 $8.05 $16,750 5.2%
      Secretarial and General Office Occupations top
    Wage Estimates
    OES Code Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual Mean RSE (1)
    55105 Medical Secretaries 90 $14.18 $15.43 $32,100 12.9%
    55108 Secretaries, Except Legal and Medical 730 $10.11 $10.93 $22,730 1.0%
    55305 Receptionists and Information Clerks 360 $7.93 $8.25 $17,170 2.2%
    55307 Typists, Including Word Processing 70 $8.26 $9.09 $18,900 2.4%
    55321 File Clerks 70 $7.21 $7.58 $15,760 1.7%
    55323 Order Clerks, Materials, Merchandise, and Service 60 $9.47 $9.96 $20,710 1.5%
    55338 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 440 $9.17 $9.52 $19,800 1.6%
    55341 Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks 40 $10.91 $10.85 $22,570 1.7%
    55344 Billing, Cost, and Rate Clerks 50 $8.23 $8.58 $17,850 1.0%
    55347 General Office Clerks 730 $8.82 $9.77 $20,330 1.3%
      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)
    56017 Data Entry Keyers, Except Composing 70 $9.00 $9.96 $20,720 2.5%
      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 40 $8.91 $8.84 $18,390 1.3%
      Material Recording, Scheduling, Dispatching, and Distributing Occupations top
    Wage Estimates
    OES Code Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual Mean RSE (1)
    58005 Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance 60 $10.62 $11.31 $23,520 3.1%
    58008 Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks 70 $18.73 $18.30 $38,070 1.6%
    58023 Stock Clerks - Stockroom, Warehouse or Storage Yard 190 $9.09 $11.57 $24,070 2.2%
    58028 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks 400 $11.99 $12.67 $26,360 3.7%
      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 190 $9.29 $11.59 $24,100 1.2%
    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)
    61099 All Other Supervisors and Managers/Supervisors - Service Workers 290 $10.10 $11.29 $23,470 2.4%
      Protective Service Occupations top
    Wage Estimates
    OES Code Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual Mean RSE (1)
    63047 Guards and Watch Guards 50 $8.68 $8.80 $18,310 3.3%
      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 90 $6.32 $6.48 $13,490 2.9%
    65005 Bartenders (*) $5.73 $5.98 $12,430 4.1%
    65008 Waiters and Waitresses 910 $5.88 $6.18 $12,850 4.7%
    65014 Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers 130 $5.86 $6.03 $12,540 2.3%
    65017 Counter Attendants - Lunchroom, Coffee Shop, or Cafeteria 130 $5.94 $6.22 $12,930 2.9%
    65021 Bakers, Bread and Pastry 30 $7.80 $7.93 $16,480 2.9%
    65023 Butchers and Meat Cutters 50 $6.88 $8.43 $17,540 5.8%
    65026 Cooks, Restaurant 330 $7.19 $7.39 $15,370 3.7%
    65028 Cooks, Institution or Cafeteria 250 $7.02 $7.36 $15,300 2.7%
    65032 Cooks, Fast Food 520 $6.04 $6.15 $12,790 2.9%
    65038 Food Preparation Workers 530 $7.15 $7.17 $14,920 2.6%
    65041 Combined Food Preparation and Service Workers 620 $6.23 $6.56 $13,640 3.1%
    65099 All Other Food Service Workers (*) $7.20 $7.20 $14,970 2.8%
      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 70 $10.39 $11.28 $23,460 10.8%
    66005 Medical Assistants 100 $7.95 $8.43 $17,530 4.5%
    66008 Nursing Aides, Orderlies, and Attendants 410 $7.77 $7.89 $16,400 2.0%
    66011 Home Health Aides 150 $8.06 $8.21 $17,070 2.0%
      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 260 $6.40 $6.74 $14,020 2.3%
    67005 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 820 $13.11 $13.90 $28,910 2.2%
    67099 All Other Cleaning and Building Service Workers 100 $9.09 $10.71 $22,280 1.8%
      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 80 $6.13 $6.90 $14,350 8.1%
    68014 Amusement and Recreation Attendants (*) $5.70 $5.91 $12,300 5.9%
    68038 Child Care Workers 170 $6.09 $6.72 $13,990 3.0%
    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 40 $8.60 $8.72 $18,140 7.7%
    79017 Animal Caretakers, Except Farm 30 $6.07 $6.77 $14,080 2.2%
    79041 Laborers, Landscaping and Groundskeeping 240 $6.75 $7.37 $15,330 1.7%
    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 260 $27.18 $24.71 $51,400 3.6%
    81005 First-Line Supervisors and Managers/Supervisors - Construction Trades and Extractive Workers (*) $17.54 $18.23 $37,910 2.3%
    81008 First-Line Supervisors and Managers/Supervisors - Production and Operating Workers 440 $23.57 $23.54 $48,950 2.6%
    81011 First-Line Supervisors and Managers/Supervisors - Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators (*) $21.08 $19.98 $41,560 3.7%
    81017 First-Line Supervisors and Managers/Supervisors - Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers, Hand 50 $14.17 $15.45 $32,130 1.4%
      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 90 $18.35 $19.42 $40,380 2.1%
      Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers top
    Wage Estimates
    OES Code Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual Mean RSE (1)
    85132 Maintenance Repairers, General Utility 440 $10.55 $11.05 $22,990 1.1%
    85302 Automotive Mechanics 190 $14.18 $14.12 $29,360 6.7%
    85305 Automotive Body and Related Repairers 80 $13.98 $14.87 $30,930 6.9%
    85311 Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists 60 $13.70 $13.66 $28,420 1.1%
    85314 Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines 30 $15.78 $14.87 $30,930 2.7%
    85902 Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers 170 $13.15 $14.43 $30,010 4.3%
    85953 Tire Repairers and Changers 60 $7.29 $7.72 $16,060 7.0%
      Construction Trades and Extractive Occupations top
    Wage Estimates
    OES Code Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual Mean RSE (1)
    87102 Carpenters 290 $12.97 $14.41 $29,970 2.9%
    87311 Concrete and Terrazzo Finishers 50 $10.80 $11.02 $22,930 4.7%
    87402 Painters and Paperhangers, Construction and Maintenance 110 $12.17 $14.65 $30,480 6.0%
    87708 Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators 50 $15.64 $17.11 $35,580 5.2%
    87808 Roofers 90 $12.98 $13.67 $28,440 12.4%
      Precision Production Occupations top
    Wage Estimates
    OES Code Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual Mean RSE (1)
    89108 Machinists 80 $11.72 $12.29 $25,560 0.9%
    89132 Sheet Metal Workers 160 $20.92 $19.35 $40,250 3.1%
      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)
    91905 Plastic Molding and Casting Machine Operators and Tenders 210 $9.83 $12.24 $25,460 2.9%
    92197 All Other Metal and Plastic (Cutting, Forming, Fabricating, or Processing) Machine Setters and Set-Up Operators 170 $18.26 $17.51 $36,430 2.8%
    92726 Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Machine Operators and Tenders, Except Pressing 40 $5.87 $5.92 $12,310 3.2%
    92728 Pressing Machine Operators and Tenders, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials (*) $7.33 $7.23 $15,030 2.9%
    92951 Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters and Set-Up Operators 40 $10.23 $10.27 $21,370 1.6%
    92998 All Other Machine Operators and Tenders 30 $19.27 $17.46 $36,310 1.4%
      Hand Occupations, Including Assemblers and Fabricators top
    Wage Estimates
    OES Code Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual Mean RSE (1)
    93914 Welders and Cutters 50 $19.23 $17.76 $36,940 1.9%
    93999 All Other Hand Workers 120 $8.10 $10.28 $21,370 5.1%
      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 410 $15.87 $15.40 $32,020 2.6%
    97105 Truck Drivers, Light, Include Delivery and Route Workers 440 $8.47 $9.67 $20,100 4.2%
    97111 Bus Drivers, School 120 $7.51 $8.96 $18,640 10.9%
    97117 Driver/Sales Workers 80 $13.10 $13.17 $27,400 5.4%
    97805 Service Station Attendants 80 $6.75 $7.01 $14,580 2.4%
      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 90 $8.53 $9.45 $19,660 1.5%
    98312 Helpers, Carpenters and Related Workers 70 $7.92 $8.10 $16,850 3.4%
    98313 Helpers, Electricians and Power-Line Transmission Installers 50 $8.49 $10.59 $22,030 15.7%
    98799 All Other Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 260 $10.53 $13.00 $27,040 2.0%
    98902 Hand Packers and Packagers 400 $8.40 $10.87 $22,620 2.3%
    98905 Vehicle Washers and Equipment Cleaners 100 $7.00 $7.20 $14,970 2.5%
    98999 All Other Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers, Hand 720 $8.08 $10.39 $21,620 9.0%

    (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.

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