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

Pine Bluff, Arkansas MSA

Pine Bluff is a metropolitan statistical area (MSA) in Arkansas.

Occupational divisions in Pine Bluff:

  • 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 130 $15.80 $19.82 $41,220 5.1%
    13014 Administrative Services Managers 50 $18.20 $18.21 $37,870 1.7%
    13017 Engineering, Mathematical, and Natural Sciences Managers 50 $26.35 $26.79 $55,720 3.2%
      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 160 $23.87 $24.50 $50,960 3.8%
    15008 Medicine and Health Services Managers 70 $20.65 $24.28 $50,500 5.1%
    15011 Property and Real Estate Managers and Administrators 40 $8.31 $8.64 $17,970 4.6%
    15014 Industrial Production Managers 50 $22.87 $23.93 $49,780 2.0%
    15017 Construction Managers 30 $18.13 $18.32 $38,110 2.6%
    15023 Communications, Transportation, and Utilities Operations Managers 80 $27.26 $26.66 $55,460 7.0%
    15026 Food Service and Lodging Managers 80 $12.31 $13.19 $27,430 1.9%
      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 670 $20.24 $24.16 $50,250 3.1%
    19999 All Other Managers and Administrators 120 $21.47 $22.02 $45,810 2.8%
    Professional, Paraprofessional, and Technical Occupations
      Management Support Occupations
    Wage Estimates
    OES Code Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual Mean RSE (1)
    21108 Loan Officers and Counselors 80 $15.49 $17.09 $35,550 8.4%
    21114 Accountants and Auditors 200 $14.80 $17.06 $35,490 2.3%
    21308 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products 60 $17.35 $18.61 $38,710 3.7%
    21999 All Other Management Support Workers 210 $12.56 $14.81 $30,800 1.3%
      Computer, Mathematical, Operations Research, and Related Occupations
    Wage Estimates
    OES Code Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual Mean RSE (1)
    25105 Computer Programmers 40 $17.88 $19.51 $40,590 3.2%
      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)
    27302 Social Workers, Medical and Psychiatric 60 $11.61 $12.69 $26,390 1.1%
    27307 Residential Counselors (*) $8.77 $8.24 $17,140 11.1%
    27311 Recreation Workers 30 $8.11 $8.96 $18,630 2.5%
      Teachers, Educators, Librarians, and Related Occupations
    Wage Estimates
    OES Code Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual Mean RSE (1)
    31303 Teachers, Preschool 90 $7.78 $9.14 $19,010 10.7%
    31304 Teachers, Kindergarten 80 * * $29,390 2.5%
    31305 Teachers, Elementary School 460 * * $32,350 1.3%
    31308 Teachers, Secondary School 390 * * $33,810 1.8%
    31311 Teachers, Special Education 110 * * $34,550 1.5%
    31314 Teachers and Instructors, Vocational Education and Training 140 $14.97 $15.50 $32,250 1.4%
    31321 Instructors and Coaches, Sports and Physical Training 60 $18.16 $18.32 $38,110 2.2%
    31502 Librarians, Professional 70 $16.23 $15.87 $33,000 1.6%
    31514 Vocational and Educational Counselors 50 $18.60 $18.15 $37,740 2.0%
    31521 Teacher Aides, Paraprofessional 170 $6.00 $6.35 $13,210 3.6%
      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 150 # $54.62** $113,610** 27.4%
    32502 Registered Nurses 700 $17.16 $19.67 $40,910 8.2%
    32505 Licensed Practical Nurses 390 $10.58 $10.64 $22,140 1.0%
    32514 Opticians, Dispensing and Measuring (*) $7.75 $7.88 $16,390 8.5%
    32517 Pharmacists 50 $33.00 $30.70 $63,850 5.5%
    32519 Pharmacy Technicians and Aides 60 $7.50 $7.51 $15,630 3.0%
    32905 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians 30 $10.92 $10.83 $22,540 1.7%
    32908 Dental Hygienists 30 $17.17 $16.27 $33,850 20.5%
    32919 Radiologic Technologists (*) $13.59 $14.10 $29,320 1.3%
    32999 All Other Health Professionals, Paraprofessionals, and Technicians (*) $11.22 $13.52 $28,130 2.8%
      Writers, Artists, Entertainers, Athletes, and Related Occupations
    Wage Estimates
    OES Code Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual Mean RSE (1)
    34038 Designers, Except Interior Designers 40 $8.01 $9.61 $19,980 5.9%
      Other Professional, Paraprofessional, and Technical Occupations
    Wage Estimates
    OES Code Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual Mean RSE (1)
    39999 All Other Professional, Paraprofessional, and Technical Workers 140 $15.47 $15.97 $33,230 2.0%
    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 560 $10.45 $12.16 $25,300 2.5%
      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)
    49008 Sales Representatives, Except Retail and Scientific and Related Products and Services 190 $15.19 $17.53 $36,460 3.1%
    49011 Salespersons, Retail 1,040 $6.41 $7.58 $15,770 3.3%
    49014 Salespersons, Parts 60 $10.29 $11.47 $23,850 6.0%
    49017 Counter and Rental Clerks 120 $6.01 $6.14 $12,770 2.7%
    49021 Stock Clerks, Sales Floor 410 $6.73 $6.99 $14,550 2.2%
    49023 Cashiers 1,120 $6.13 $6.44 $13,400 2.6%
    49999 All Other Sales and Related Workers 90 $8.41 $9.06 $18,850 2.4%
    Clerical and Administrative Support Occupations
      First Line Supervisors and Manager/Supervisors - Clerical Workers
    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 360 $13.11 $15.68 $32,620 7.1%
      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 180 $8.32 $8.68 $18,060 3.5%
    53121 Loan and Credit Clerks (*) $8.22 $8.58 $17,850 1.8%
    53123 Adjustment Clerks 70 $8.52 $8.52 $17,710 1.3%
    53311 Insurance Claims Clerks 50 $8.22 $9.01 $18,740 2.6%
    53508 Bill and Account Collectors 80 $8.98 $10.01 $20,820 2.3%
    53808 Hotel Desk Clerks 50 $5.91 $5.95 $12,370 3.2%
    53905 Teacher Aides and Educational Assistants, Clerical 80 $6.13 $6.62 $13,760 4.3%
      Secretarial and General Office Occupations
    Wage Estimates
    OES Code Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual Mean RSE (1)
    55108 Secretaries, Except Legal and Medical 740 $8.74 $9.06 $18,850 1.3%
    55305 Receptionists and Information Clerks 170 $7.44 $7.59 $15,780 1.9%
    55338 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 320 $9.40 $9.77 $20,320 1.4%
    55341 Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks 30 $9.63 $9.91 $20,600 1.5%
    55344 Billing, Cost, and Rate Clerks 50 $9.18 $9.91 $20,610 1.5%
    55347 General Office Clerks 980 $8.12 $9.00 $18,730 0.9%
      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 60 $8.92 $10.12 $21,060 5.2%
    56017 Data Entry Keyers, Except Composing 30 $8.11 $8.65 $17,990 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)
    58005 Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance 30 $9.61 $10.19 $21,190 7.1%
    58008 Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks 50 $8.31 $9.46 $19,670 1.5%
    58023 Stock Clerks - Stockroom, Warehouse or Storage Yard 180 $9.08 $10.29 $21,390 1.2%
    58028 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks 200 $9.40 $10.84 $22,540 2.6%
    Service Occupations
      First-Line Supervisors and Managers/Supervisors - Service Occupations
    Wage Estimates
    OES Code Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual Mean RSE (1)
    61005 Police and Detective Supervisors 30 $19.89 $20.83 $43,330 4.2%
    61099 All Other Supervisors and Managers/Supervisors - Service Workers 210 $9.11 $10.40 $21,640 2.9%
      Protective Service Occupations
    Wage Estimates
    OES Code Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual Mean RSE (1)
    63047 Guards and Watch Guards 170 $11.29 $10.12 $21,050 1.4%
      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 (*) $5.74 $5.91 $12,300 7.4%
    65008 Waiters and Waitresses 410 $5.67 $5.49 $11,430 3.4%
    65021 Bakers, Bread and Pastry 30 $6.95 $6.97 $14,490 2.0%
    65023 Butchers and Meat Cutters 50 $7.67 $8.13 $16,910 2.2%
    65026 Cooks, Restaurant 130 $5.88 $6.12 $12,730 2.7%
    65028 Cooks, Institution or Cafeteria 280 $5.84 $5.91 $12,300 2.8%
    65032 Cooks, Fast Food 200 $5.71 $5.56 $11,570 2.0%
    65035 Cooks, Short Order 50 $5.76 $5.80 $12,070 4.5%
    65038 Food Preparation Workers 180 $5.84 $5.76 $11,980 1.9%
    65041 Combined Food Preparation and Service Workers 520 $5.85 $5.80 $12,060 1.4%
      Health Service and Related Occupations
    Wage Estimates
    OES Code Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual Mean RSE (1)
    66002 Dental Assistants 60 $9.56 $9.35 $19,460 6.0%
    66008 Nursing Aides, Orderlies, and Attendants 540 $6.18 $6.42 $13,350 3.7%
      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 230 $5.83 $5.67 $11,790 1.8%
    67005 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 400 $6.08 $6.31 $13,130 2.1%
    Agricultural, Forestry, Fishing, and Related Occupations
      Timber Cutting and Logging Occupations
    Wage Estimates
    OES Code Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual Mean RSE (1)
    73008 Log-Handling Equipment Operators (*) $14.36 $14.55 $30,270 4.3%
      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 80 $7.03 $7.35 $15,280 2.2%
    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)
    81002 First-Line Supervisors and Managers/Supervisors - Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers 150 $21.03 $21.66 $45,040 2.9%
    81005 First-Line Supervisors and Managers/Supervisors - Construction Trades and Extractive Workers 100 $13.54 $14.65 $30,470 4.4%
    81008 First-Line Supervisors and Managers/Supervisors - Production and Operating Workers 310 $14.40 $14.79 $30,760 1.3%
    81011 First-Line Supervisors and Managers/Supervisors - Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators 50 $15.21 $15.91 $33,090 2.1%
    81099 All Other First-Line Supervisors and Managers/Supervisors - Production, Construction, Maintenance, and Related Workers 120 $15.43 $16.59 $34,500 2.3%
      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 300 $8.67 $9.21 $19,150 3.5%
      Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers
    Wage Estimates
    OES Code Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual Mean RSE (1)
    85110 Machinery Maintenance Mechanics 70 $12.45 $12.39 $25,780 1.5%
    85132 Maintenance Repairers, General Utility 380 $10.61 $10.83 $22,520 2.2%
    85302 Automotive Mechanics 150 $11.17 $11.98 $24,910 4.2%
    85305 Automotive Body and Related Repairers 50 $10.55 $11.15 $23,200 5.1%
    85311 Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists 70 $12.12 $12.11 $25,190 1.3%
    85902 Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers 30 $13.44 $13.38 $27,830 1.3%
    85999 All Other Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers 110 $12.48 $11.94 $24,840 1.2%
      Construction Trades and Extractive Occupations
    Wage Estimates
    OES Code Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual Mean RSE (1)
    87102 Carpenters 30 $11.40 $11.45 $23,820 2.3%
    87202 Electricians 110 $13.59 $14.27 $29,680 2.8%
    87502 Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 60 $13.29 $14.34 $29,830 1.4%
    87708 Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators 100 $9.61 $9.46 $19,670 6.3%
    87711 Highway Maintenance Workers 80 $7.74 $8.22 $17,090 2.8%
    87899 All Other Construction Trades Workers 30 $8.15 $9.48 $19,720 19.3%
      Precision Production Occupations
    Wage Estimates
    OES Code Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual Mean RSE (1)
    89132 Sheet Metal Workers 40 $10.80 $11.47 $23,860 1.6%
      Machine Setters, Set-Up Operators, Operators, and Tenders
    Wage Estimates
    OES Code Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual Mean RSE (1)
    91305 Press and Press-Brake Machine Setters and Set-Up Operators, Metal and Plastic 40 $10.78 $10.57 $21,980 1.4%
    91705 Welding Machine Operators and Tenders 60 $10.81 $11.80 $24,540 8.0%
    92198 All Other Metal and Plastic (Cutting, Forming, Fabricating, or Processing) Machine Operators and Tenders 60 $11.52 $11.41 $23,740 1.8%
    92726 Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Machine Operators and Tenders, Except Pressing 50 $6.53 $6.86 $14,270 2.4%
    92728 Pressing Machine Operators and Tenders, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials 30 $5.83 $5.82 $12,100 6.0%
    92914 Paper Goods Machine Setters and Set-Up Operators (*) $14.70 $15.19 $31,590 2.2%
    92953 Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Operators and Tenders 40 $10.37 $9.84 $20,470 1.7%
    92998 All Other Machine Operators and Tenders 260 $8.02 $9.52 $19,790 2.3%
      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 750 $9.50 $9.54 $19,850 1.1%
    93999 All Other Hand Workers 190 $8.74 $9.88 $20,550 1.5%
      Plant and System Occupations
    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 40 $11.27 $13.09 $27,220 4.1%
      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 400 $9.85 $11.47 $23,850 6.3%
    97105 Truck Drivers, Light, Include Delivery and Route Workers 270 $7.33 $9.60 $19,970 3.2%
    97117 Driver/Sales Workers 100 $11.39 $12.05 $25,070 2.5%
    97938 Grader, Bulldozer, and Scraper Operators 40 $10.74 $10.58 $22,000 2.6%
    97947 Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators 330 $9.44 $10.01 $20,820 1.2%
      Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers, Hand
    Wage Estimates
    OES Code Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual Mean RSE (1)
    98102 Helpers, Mechanics and Repairers 50 $6.68 $6.96 $14,470 4.0%
    98315 Helpers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 30 $8.08 $8.24 $17,140 2.2%
    98799 All Other Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 370 $8.33 $8.80 $18,310 1.2%
    98902 Hand Packers and Packagers 170 $6.86 $7.12 $14,810 2.5%
    98999 All Other Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers, Hand 970 $7.54 $7.88 $16,390 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.

    # = 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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