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

Ponce, Puerto Rico MSA

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

Occupational divisions in Ponce:

  • 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 180 $18.15 $19.98 $41,560 2.3%
    13005 Personnel, Training, and Labor Relations Managers 70 $17.04 $18.94 $39,390 2.2%
    13008 Purchasing Managers 50 $18.60 $20.38 $42,390 2.5%
    13011 Marketing, Advertising, and Public Relations Managers 100 $15.66 $16.83 $35,010 2.8%
    13014 Administrative Services Managers 110 $14.13 $17.24 $35,860 3.4%
    13017 Engineering, Mathematical, and Natural Sciences Managers 60 $25.13 $25.15 $52,300 2.9%
      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 250 $12.52 $13.29 $27,650 2.0%
    15008 Medicine and Health Services Managers 50 $18.93 $23.53 $48,950 4.6%
    15011 Property and Real Estate Managers and Administrators 90 $8.16 $8.94 $18,600 7.0%
    15014 Industrial Production Managers 100 $18.48 $20.17 $41,960 3.4%
    15017 Construction Managers 110 $19.73 $20.53 $42,710 5.7%
    15023 Communications, Transportation, and Utilities Operations Managers 30 $15.51 $18.81 $39,130 5.8%
    15026 Food Service and Lodging Managers 40 $11.74 $12.80 $26,630 7.1%
      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 400 $24.60 $27.86 $57,950 2.5%
    19999 All Other Managers and Administrators 280 $15.57 $17.49 $36,390 2.2%
    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 $8.50 $9.92 $20,630 3.9%
    21108 Loan Officers and Counselors 30 $8.87 $10.12 $21,040 9.8%
    21114 Accountants and Auditors 380 $9.66 $10.20 $21,230 1.2%
    21199 All Other Financial Specialists 80 $12.70 $13.77 $28,640 1.6%
    21302 Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products 40 $6.82 $7.42 $15,440 2.5%
    21308 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products 100 $10.44 $10.86 $22,590 0.8%
    21511 Personnel, Training, and Labor Relations Specialists 60 $12.01 $12.59 $26,180 1.7%
    21902 Cost Estimators 40 $11.15 $13.88 $28,870 1.7%
    21999 All Other Management Support Workers 210 $7.90 $9.26 $19,270 3.7%
      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 80 $14.46 $17.25 $35,880 3.5%
    22126 Electrical and Electronic Engineers 30 $13.60 $15.61 $32,470 2.9%
    22128 Industrial Engineers, Except Safety 100 $17.92 $18.08 $37,610 1.6%
    22135 Mechanical Engineers 40 $16.58 $17.98 $37,390 2.1%
    22199 All Other Engineers 30 $15.57 $16.49 $34,300 5.9%
    22311 Surveyors and Mapping Scientists 40 $9.95 $11.51 $23,950 1.8%
    22514 Drafters 70 $8.37 $8.68 $18,060 2.2%
      Natural Scientists and Related Occupations top
    Wage Estimates
    OES Code Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual Mean RSE (1)
    24105 Chemists, Except Biochemists 30 $11.88 $13.05 $27,150 1.5%
    24199 All Other Physical Scientists 30 $12.36 $12.30 $25,580 1.9%
    24599 All Other Physical and Life Science Technicians and Technologists 70 $9.08 $9.24 $19,220 1.7%
      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 40 $12.47 $12.90 $26,840 1.8%
    25104 Computer Support Specialists 30 $8.28 $10.87 $22,600 4.9%
    25105 Computer Programmers 50 $9.54 $9.95 $20,700 1.4%
      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 $8.83 $8.84 $18,380 1.9%
    27305 Social Workers, Except Medical and Psychiatric 240 $9.42 $9.01 $18,740 1.8%
    27308 Human Services Workers 50 $6.39 $6.48 $13,480 3.3%
    27311 Recreation Workers 120 $5.93 $5.94 $12,350 3.1%
      Law and Related Occupations top
    Wage Estimates
    OES Code Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual Mean RSE (1)
    28108 Lawyers 170 $13.97 $16.65 $34,620 7.1%
      Teachers, Educators, Librarians, and Related Occupations top
    Wage Estimates
    OES Code Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual Mean RSE (1)
    31214 English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary 40 * * $26,920 3.6%
    31299 All Other Postsecondary Teachers (*) * * $42,020 9.0%
    31303 Teachers, Preschool 50 $8.97 $8.77 $18,240 2.9%
    31305 Teachers, Elementary School 2,170 * * $21,260 1.2%
    31308 Teachers, Secondary School 1,260 * * $21,460 1.2%
    31314 Teachers and Instructors, Vocational Education and Training 260 $8.92 $8.65 $17,980 1.4%
    31321 Instructors and Coaches, Sports and Physical Training 210 $10.18 $10.07 $20,950 1.5%
    31399 All Other Teachers and Instructors 280 * * $21,560 1.0%
    31502 Librarians, Professional 120 $10.63 $10.50 $21,850 1.2%
    31514 Vocational and Educational Counselors 170 $10.48 $9.85 $20,490 2.4%
      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 240 $22.85 $29.39 $61,120 26.6%
    32105 Dentists 30 $15.81 $16.36 $34,040 24.9%
    32302 Respiratory Therapists 100 $6.30 $6.63 $13,790 8.6%
    32308 Physical Therapists 70 $7.81 $7.84 $16,300 2.2%
    32502 Registered Nurses 1,400 $8.31 $8.50 $17,670 1.5%
    32505 Licensed Practical Nurses 670 $6.95 $6.89 $14,320 1.9%
    32511 Physician Assistants 30 $7.70 $7.81 $16,240 3.5%
    32517 Pharmacists 60 $15.55 $16.25 $33,810 3.2%
    32519 Pharmacy Technicians and Aides 130 $5.96 $6.08 $12,640 2.3%
    32521 Dietitians and Nutritionists 40 $11.10 $11.09 $23,060 1.4%
    32902 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists 160 $10.46 $10.85 $22,560 3.3%
    32905 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians 40 $6.82 $7.01 $14,580 5.2%
    32911 Medical Records Technicians 60 $7.59 $7.73 $16,070 2.6%
    32919 Radiologic Technologists 100 $7.94 $7.88 $16,390 2.9%
    32999 All Other Health Professionals, Paraprofessionals, and Technicians 110 $7.83 $8.68 $18,050 3.5%
      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 160 $7.31 $9.44 $19,640 5.2%
    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 780 $9.70 $11.07 $23,030 2.1%
      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 140 $8.84 $13.58 $28,240 12.1%
    49008 Sales Representatives, Except Retail and Scientific and Related Products and Services 270 $9.06 $10.31 $21,440 1.5%
    49011 Salespersons, Retail 2,490 $5.99 $6.12 $12,720 1.3%
    49014 Salespersons, Parts 170 $6.24 $6.73 $14,010 3.1%
    49017 Counter and Rental Clerks 130 $6.03 $6.44 $13,390 3.6%
    49021 Stock Clerks, Sales Floor 1,300 $5.97 $5.92 $12,320 1.8%
    49023 Cashiers 1,620 $5.94 $5.77 $12,000 1.0%
    49999 All Other Sales and Related Workers 130 $6.04 $6.55 $13,630 2.3%
    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 610 $8.81 $9.60 $19,970 3.5%
      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 270 $6.07 $6.54 $13,590 2.6%
    53105 New Accounts Clerks 70 $8.20 $8.30 $17,270 3.0%
    53121 Loan and Credit Clerks 110 $7.55 $7.60 $15,800 3.2%
    53123 Adjustment Clerks (*) $12.76 $11.43 $23,770 1.8%
    53508 Bill and Account Collectors 180 $7.08 $7.38 $15,360 2.5%
    53902 Library Assistants and Bookmobile Drivers 30 $6.37 $6.73 $14,000 3.4%
      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 100 $7.41 $7.48 $15,560 2.5%
    55105 Medical Secretaries 300 $6.06 $6.18 $12,860 4.3%
    55108 Secretaries, Except Legal and Medical 1,480 $6.47 $7.14 $14,850 1.2%
    55305 Receptionists and Information Clerks 300 $5.99 $6.46 $13,440 2.3%
    55307 Typists, Including Word Processing 190 $5.93 $6.15 $12,790 1.9%
    55314 Personnel Clerks, Except Payroll and Timekeeping 90 $7.40 $7.78 $16,170 2.3%
    55321 File Clerks 40 $5.88 $6.18 $12,860 2.6%
    55323 Order Clerks, Materials, Merchandise, and Service 90 $6.91 $7.36 $15,310 2.0%
    55338 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 380 $7.17 $7.33 $15,260 1.0%
    55341 Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks 130 $7.81 $8.18 $17,010 1.6%
    55344 Billing, Cost, and Rate Clerks 80 $6.91 $7.78 $16,170 4.5%
    55347 General Office Clerks 1,060 $6.10 $6.63 $13,790 1.1%
      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)
    56011 Computer Operators, Except Peripheral Equipment 50 $6.62 $7.30 $15,190 1.7%
    56017 Data Entry Keyers, Except Composing 90 $6.35 $6.75 $14,030 1.0%
      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 $6.14 $6.43 $13,380 1.9%
    57311 Messengers 80 $5.89 $6.04 $12,570 2.1%
      Material Recording, Scheduling, Dispatching, and Distributing Occupations top
    Wage Estimates
    OES Code Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual Mean RSE (1)
    58005 Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance 60 $6.22 $8.47 $17,620 11.5%
    58023 Stock Clerks - Stockroom, Warehouse or Storage Yard 270 $6.07 $6.81 $14,160 1.4%
    58028 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks 230 $7.36 $7.76 $16,130 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 170 $6.46 $7.25 $15,070 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 380 $7.86 $8.23 $17,110 3.2%
      Protective Service Occupations top
    Wage Estimates
    OES Code Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual Mean RSE (1)
    63014 Police Patrol Officers 180 $7.26 $7.27 $15,130 2.6%
    63047 Guards and Watch Guards 2,130 $5.81 $5.67 $11,790 2.3%
      Food and Beverage Preparation and Service Occupations top
    Wage Estimates
    OES Code Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual Mean RSE (1)
    65005 Bartenders 40 $5.85 $5.70 $11,860 3.0%
    65008 Waiters and Waitresses 100 $5.75 $5.56 $11,570 2.8%
    65014 Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers 60 $6.05 $6.31 $13,130 4.1%
    65017 Counter Attendants - Lunchroom, Coffee Shop, or Cafeteria 310 $5.72 $5.52 $11,480 1.7%
    65021 Bakers, Bread and Pastry 210 $5.74 $5.62 $11,690 1.9%
    65023 Butchers and Meat Cutters 120 $5.79 $6.07 $12,620 3.2%
    65026 Cooks, Restaurant 70 $6.16 $6.79 $14,130 4.5%
    65028 Cooks, Institution or Cafeteria 150 $5.91 $6.02 $12,520 3.7%
    65032 Cooks, Fast Food 180 $5.74 $5.48 $11,400 2.9%
    65035 Cooks, Short Order (*) $5.68 $5.59 $11,620 3.0%
    65038 Food Preparation Workers 430 $5.93 $5.92 $12,320 2.2%
    65041 Combined Food Preparation and Service Workers 1,110 $5.75 $5.58 $11,610 1.6%
    65099 All Other Food Service Workers 140 $5.83 $5.62 $11,690 2.6%
      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 150 $6.99 $7.01 $14,570 2.8%
    66005 Medical Assistants (*) $9.82 $10.24 $21,300 3.2%
    66011 Home Health Aides (*) $7.41 $7.47 $15,550 2.8%
    66023 Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians 40 $5.74 $5.48 $11,400 2.8%
      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 90 $5.82 $5.63 $11,710 3.1%
    67005 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 1,340 $5.82 $5.85 $12,170 1.6%
    67099 All Other Cleaning and Building Service Workers 190 $5.83 $5.84 $12,140 2.3%
      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 100 $5.83 $5.99 $12,450 4.6%
    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)
    79041 Laborers, Landscaping and Groundskeeping 550 $5.76 $5.63 $11,720 3.6%
    79999 All Other Agricultural, Forestry, Fishing, and Related Workers 30 $7.03 $7.28 $15,140 2.7%
    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 160 $9.85 $10.40 $21,630 1.2%
    81005 First-Line Supervisors and Managers/Supervisors - Construction Trades and Extractive Workers 360 $9.39 $9.80 $20,390 1.6%
    81008 First-Line Supervisors and Managers/Supervisors - Production and Operating Workers 300 $11.23 $12.91 $26,850 3.8%
    81011 First-Line Supervisors and Managers/Supervisors - Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators 80 $10.40 $9.85 $20,500 1.8%
    81017 First-Line Supervisors and Managers/Supervisors - Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers, Hand 60 $8.61 $9.44 $19,640 1.3%
    81099 All Other First-Line Supervisors and Managers/Supervisors - Production, Construction, Maintenance, and Related Workers 150 $7.64 $8.81 $18,330 4.3%
      Inspectors and Related Occupations top
    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 $7.97 $8.31 $17,290 3.3%
    83099 All Other Inspectors, Testers, and Related Workers 40 $6.78 $7.36 $15,300 8.4%
      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 200 $9.46 $9.24 $19,210 1.4%
    85128 Machinery Maintenance Workers 40 $8.05 $8.44 $17,550 4.2%
    85132 Maintenance Repairers, General Utility 470 $6.17 $6.70 $13,940 1.6%
    85302 Automotive Mechanics 240 $6.06 $6.59 $13,710 2.5%
    85311 Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists 70 $7.20 $7.43 $15,450 1.2%
    85314 Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines 110 $6.73 $6.76 $14,070 2.3%
    85902 Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers 100 $8.54 $9.63 $20,030 7.7%
    85953 Tire Repairers and Changers 40 $6.28 $7.03 $14,630 9.0%
    85999 All Other Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers 30 $6.26 $6.65 $13,840 2.0%
      Construction Trades and Extractive Occupations top
    Wage Estimates
    OES Code Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual Mean RSE (1)
    87102 Carpenters 710 $6.51 $6.65 $13,830 1.8%
    87202 Electricians 300 $7.07 $7.42 $15,420 1.5%
    87302 Brickmasons (*) $6.68 $6.80 $14,150 2.3%
    87305 Stonemasons 120 $6.42 $6.51 $13,540 4.1%
    87311 Concrete and Terrazzo Finishers 60 $6.44 $6.52 $13,560 1.9%
    87314 Reinforcing Metal Workers 90 $5.80 $5.65 $11,750 2.9%
    87402 Painters and Paperhangers, Construction and Maintenance 540 $6.16 $6.48 $13,470 3.5%
    87502 Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 240 $7.15 $7.07 $14,710 1.6%
    87708 Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators 110 $9.30 $10.86 $22,600 1.4%
    87711 Highway Maintenance Workers 190 $5.90 $7.99 $16,620 6.2%
    87814 Structural Metal Workers 140 $5.92 $5.88 $12,230 2.6%
    87999 All Other Construction and Extractive Workers, Except Helpers 60 $5.76 $6.03 $12,530 3.1%
      Precision Production Occupations top
    Wage Estimates
    OES Code Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual Mean RSE (1)
    89108 Machinists 140 $10.64 $10.31 $21,440 3.1%
    89132 Sheet Metal Workers 80 $5.98 $6.48 $13,470 2.3%
    89311 Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters 40 $5.81 $6.08 $12,640 6.4%
    89505 Custom Tailors and Sewers 30 $6.39 $6.81 $14,160 3.5%
    89999 All Other Precision Workers 40 $5.75 $6.40 $13,320 7.0%
    92543 Printing Press Machine Operators and Tenders 30 $6.60 $7.64 $15,880 5.6%
    92726 Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Machine Operators and Tenders, Except Pressing 40 $5.84 $5.64 $11,730 3.1%
    92944 Cutting and Slicing Machine Operators and Tenders (*) $5.91 $6.82 $14,190 2.8%
    92974 Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders 310 $7.13 $7.14 $14,850 1.2%
      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 290 $7.43 $7.40 $15,400 2.0%
    93999 All Other Hand Workers 270 $6.39 $6.62 $13,770 1.8%
      Plant and System Occupations top
    Wage Estimates
    OES Code Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual Mean RSE (1)
    95099 All Other Plant and System Operators 130 $7.78 $7.99 $16,630 3.3%
      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 730 $5.95 $6.35 $13,210 2.5%
    97105 Truck Drivers, Light, Include Delivery and Route Workers 600 $5.79 $6.24 $12,980 4.6%
    97111 Bus Drivers, School 30 $5.81 $6.54 $13,610 14.1%
    97805 Service Station Attendants 250 $5.67 $5.46 $11,350 2.0%
    97899 All Other Transportation and Related Workers 50 $7.09 $7.41 $15,420 2.5%
    97923 Excavating and Loading Machine Operators 70 $6.76 $7.13 $14,830 2.1%
    97926 Dragline Operators 50 $7.59 $7.66 $15,930 3.5%
    97938 Grader, Bulldozer, and Scraper Operators 130 $8.34 $8.10 $16,840 1.8%
    97944 Crane and Tower Operators 30 $9.00 $8.14 $16,930 2.1%
    97947 Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators 260 $7.15 $7.21 $15,010 1.8%
    97956 Operating Engineers 60 $9.00 $11.21 $23,310 1.8%
    97989 All Other Material-Moving Equipment Operators 50 $7.25 $7.05 $14,660 2.7%
      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 190 $7.41 $7.51 $15,620 2.2%
    98311 Helpers, Brick and Stonemasons and Hard Tile Setters (*) $5.73 $5.51 $11,470 4.8%
    98312 Helpers, Carpenters and Related Workers 330 $5.71 $5.61 $11,680 2.3%
    98313 Helpers, Electricians and Power-Line Transmission Installers (*) $7.73 $8.60 $17,880 5.0%
    98502 Machine Feeders and Offbearers 30 $6.41 $6.79 $14,130 2.2%
    98799 All Other Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 320 $6.43 $6.77 $14,080 1.6%
    98902 Hand Packers and Packagers 400 $5.77 $5.79 $12,050 2.0%
    98905 Vehicle Washers and Equipment Cleaners 40 $5.77 $6.17 $12,830 4.8%
    98999 All Other Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers, Hand 1,890 $5.79 $5.70 $11,860 1.5%

    (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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