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

State College, Pennsylvania MSA

State College is a metropolitan statistical area (MSA) in Pennsylvania.

Occupational divisions in State College:

  • 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 240 $19.35 $22.48 $46,770 3.0%
    13005 Personnel, Training, and Labor Relations Managers 80 $22.96 $23.87 $49,640 2.8%
    13008 Purchasing Managers 70 $20.20 $20.01 $41,610 1.7%
    13011 Marketing, Advertising, and Public Relations Managers 210 $27.96 $27.12 $56,400 3.2%
    13014 Administrative Services Managers 280 $22.55 $23.60 $49,090 3.5%
    13017 Engineering, Mathematical, and Natural Sciences Managers 170 $35.86 $33.93 $70,560 4.1%
      Line and Middle Management Industry Specific Managerial Occupations
    Wage Estimates
    OES Code Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual Mean RSE (1)
    15008 Medicine and Health Services Managers 60 $21.18 $23.05 $47,940 6.2%
    15011 Property and Real Estate Managers and Administrators 40 $11.55 $15.42 $32,080 12.0%
    15014 Industrial Production Managers 90 $21.41 $23.88 $49,660 3.9%
    15017 Construction Managers 120 $18.01 $19.89 $41,370 5.3%
    15023 Communications, Transportation, and Utilities Operations Managers 100 $23.01 $21.84 $45,420 3.7%
    15026 Food Service and Lodging Managers 230 $12.54 $14.61 $30,390 9.8%
      Other Managerial and Administrative Occupations
    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 (*) $6.01 $8.71 $18,110 15.6%
    19005 General Managers and Top Executives 1,140 $22.72 $26.94 $56,040 2.7%
    19999 All Other Managers and Administrators 540 $27.05 $27.65 $57,510 3.1%
    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 40 $10.90 $13.84 $28,780 19.7%
    21114 Accountants and Auditors 240 $16.70 $19.17 $39,880 5.1%
    21308 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products 80 $16.60 $17.04 $35,450 1.1%
    21511 Personnel, Training, and Labor Relations Specialists 140 $17.79 $17.33 $36,040 1.8%
    21902 Cost Estimators 50 $15.34 $16.20 $33,700 3.3%
    21908 Construction and Building Inspectors 40 $14.34 $13.55 $28,190 6.0%
    21911 Compliance Officers and Enforcement Inspectors, Except Construction 60 $14.03 $15.87 $33,000 1.9%
      Engineers and Related Occupations
    Wage Estimates
    OES Code Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual Mean RSE (1)
    22121 Civil Engineers, Including Traffic 60 $21.53 $22.17 $46,110 4.0%
    22126 Electrical and Electronic Engineers 180 $22.10 $23.26 $48,390 2.1%
    22128 Industrial Engineers, Except Safety 50 $24.88 $25.77 $53,600 4.6%
    22135 Mechanical Engineers 60 $22.08 $23.18 $48,210 2.9%
    22502 Civil Engineering Technicians and Technologists 40 $17.73 $19.97 $41,540 3.1%
    22505 Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technicians and Technologists 170 $11.66 $13.16 $27,360 4.1%
    22511 Mechanical Engineering Technicians and Technologists 30 $19.92 $19.15 $39,840 3.4%
    22514 Drafters 90 $12.69 $13.71 $28,520 4.1%
    22521 Surveying and Mapping Technicians 50 $10.62 $11.03 $22,950 3.1%
    22599 All Other Engineering and Related Technicians and Technologists 200 $20.38 $20.64 $42,940 4.1%
      Natural Scientists and Related Occupations
    Wage Estimates
    OES Code Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual Mean RSE (1)
    24505 Chemical Technicians and Technologists, Except Health 90 $12.26 $13.02 $27,080 0.9%
      Computer, Mathematical, Operations Research, and Related Occupations
    Wage Estimates
    OES Code Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual Mean RSE (1)
    25104 Computer Support Specialists 190 $19.71 $21.15 $43,980 2.6%
    25108 Computer Programmer Aides 30 $11.95 $13.80 $28,710 1.9%
      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)
    27108 Psychologists 70 $20.05 $22.25 $46,280 5.8%
    27302 Social Workers, Medical and Psychiatric 230 $13.08 $14.55 $30,250 5.7%
    27305 Social Workers, Except Medical and Psychiatric 210 $14.06 $13.78 $28,660 1.8%
    27308 Human Services Workers 80 $7.39 $8.15 $16,950 4.0%
      Law and Related Occupations
    Wage Estimates
    OES Code Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual Mean RSE (1)
    28108 Lawyers 60 $21.42 $25.21 $52,440 11.9%
    28305 Paralegal Personnel (*) $14.99 $15.24 $31,710 3.4%
      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 40 $8.02 $8.54 $17,760 3.2%
    31304 Teachers, Kindergarten 50 * * $37,470 4.1%
    31305 Teachers, Elementary School 520 * * $39,360 4.9%
    31308 Teachers, Secondary School 570 * * $42,060 5.0%
    31311 Teachers, Special Education 120 * * $41,130 1.4%
    31314 Teachers and Instructors, Vocational Education and Training 140 $13.38 $15.55 $32,350 5.9%
    31321 Instructors and Coaches, Sports and Physical Training 190 $7.66 $9.08 $18,880 7.4%
    31517 Instructional Coordinators 50 $31.56 $28.00 $58,240 6.7%
      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 220 # $53.03** $110,310** 16.6%
    32114 Veterinarians and Veterinary Inspectors 30 $24.05 $23.92 $49,760 8.3%
    32317 Recreational Therapists 30 $13.92 $13.68 $28,450 7.4%
    32399 All Other Therapists 50 $10.49 $11.46 $23,840 5.9%
    32502 Registered Nurses 540 $17.39 $18.05 $37,550 3.4%
    32505 Licensed Practical Nurses 350 $11.96 $12.17 $25,310 1.0%
    32508 Emergency Medical Technicians (*) $8.84 $8.98 $18,680 2.3%
    32517 Pharmacists 50 $31.06 $27.22 $56,620 6.4%
    32519 Pharmacy Technicians and Aides 50 $6.04 $7.14 $14,860 4.9%
    32908 Dental Hygienists 90 $17.93 $17.52 $36,450 4.8%
    32911 Medical Records Technicians 50 $8.68 $9.25 $19,240 5.9%
    32919 Radiologic Technologists 30 $13.91 $14.78 $30,740 2.3%
      Writers, Artists, Entertainers, Athletes, and Related Occupations
    Wage Estimates
    OES Code Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual Mean RSE (1)
    34017 Announcers, Radio and Television 50 $7.11 $7.71 $16,030 5.3%
    34035 Artists and Related Workers 30 $13.25 $18.17 $37,800 16.9%
    34038 Designers, Except Interior Designers 80 $9.88 $12.02 $25,010 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 690 $11.40 $13.88 $28,860 2.3%
      Sales Occupations, Services
    Wage Estimates
    OES Code Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual Mean RSE (1)
    43002 Sales Agents and Placers, Insurance 90 $14.60 $15.80 $32,860 5.0%
    43008 Sales Agents, Real Estate 40 $8.29 $12.18 $25,340 22.8%
    43017 Sales Agents, Selected Business Services 100 $18.02 $19.48 $40,510 8.0%
    43021 Travel Agents 70 $10.51 $10.43 $21,680 8.1%
    43023 Sales Agents, Advertising (*) $12.27 $15.67 $32,600 5.0%
    43099 All Other Sales Representatives and Salespersons, Services 30 $12.93 $19.47 $40,500 14.8%
      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)
    49002 Sales Engineers 30 $28.34 $27.90 $58,040 3.1%
    49005 Sales Representatives, Scientific and Related Products and Services, Except Retail 130 $15.47 $18.33 $38,130 6.1%
    49008 Sales Representatives, Except Retail and Scientific and Related Products and Services 190 $12.86 $14.91 $31,020 2.0%
    49011 Salespersons, Retail 2,430 $6.33 $7.32 $15,230 1.7%
    49014 Salespersons, Parts 120 $8.83 $9.79 $20,370 2.9%
    49017 Counter and Rental Clerks 290 $6.74 $7.52 $15,650 3.6%
    49021 Stock Clerks, Sales Floor 390 $6.91 $7.63 $15,870 2.1%
    49023 Cashiers 1,700 $6.18 $6.63 $13,790 1.4%
    49999 All Other Sales and Related Workers 280 $11.31 $11.73 $24,410 1.6%
    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 610 $13.69 $15.14 $31,480 1.5%
      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 200 $8.03 $8.24 $17,140 3.0%
    53105 New Accounts Clerks 40 $8.41 $8.99 $18,690 4.8%
    53121 Loan and Credit Clerks 30 $9.79 $9.90 $20,580 7.7%
    53123 Adjustment Clerks 120 $8.22 $9.10 $18,930 1.7%
    53508 Bill and Account Collectors 50 $9.50 $9.99 $20,770 2.2%
    53808 Hotel Desk Clerks 90 $7.86 $7.89 $16,410 6.4%
    53902 Library Assistants and Bookmobile Drivers 70 $6.64 $6.96 $14,480 2.5%
      Secretarial and General Office Occupations
    Wage Estimates
    OES Code Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual Mean RSE (1)
    55102 Legal Secretaries 60 $12.60 $12.11 $25,190 5.8%
    55105 Medical Secretaries 80 $10.54 $10.71 $22,280 3.5%
    55302 Stenographers and/or Court Reporters 50 $12.57 $12.37 $25,730 2.7%
    55305 Receptionists and Information Clerks 720 $7.78 $7.95 $16,530 2.9%
    55307 Typists, Including Word Processing 210 $10.78 $10.98 $22,840 0.8%
    55314 Personnel Clerks, Except Payroll and Timekeeping 40 $11.72 $12.35 $25,690 1.4%
    55321 File Clerks 40 $8.09 $9.09 $18,900 2.2%
    55323 Order Clerks, Materials, Merchandise, and Service 260 $11.17 $12.06 $25,080 1.7%
    55326 Procurement Clerks 50 $8.78 $10.47 $21,780 3.8%
    55332 Interviewing Clerks, Except Personnel and Social Welfare 30 $8.85 $9.12 $18,970 5.2%
    55338 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 610 $9.90 $10.05 $20,900 1.3%
    55341 Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks 50 $10.60 $11.08 $23,050 1.0%
    55344 Billing, Cost, and Rate Clerks 90 $10.32 $10.87 $22,610 2.3%
    55347 General Office Clerks 690 $8.15 $8.70 $18,100 1.0%
      Electronic Data Processing and Other Office Machine Occupations
    Wage Estimates
    OES Code Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual Mean RSE (1)
    56005 Duplicating Machine Operators 150 $9.61 $9.76 $20,290 1.9%
    56011 Computer Operators, Except Peripheral Equipment 90 $11.05 $11.44 $23,800 0.8%
    56017 Data Entry Keyers, Except Composing 80 $8.93 $9.08 $18,890 1.9%
      Communications, Mail, and Message Distributing Occupations
    Wage Estimates
    OES Code Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual Mean RSE (1)
    57102 Switchboard Operators 40 $9.24 $9.25 $19,230 1.3%
      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 70 $11.84 $13.26 $27,580 6.9%
    58008 Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks 110 $11.74 $12.58 $26,160 0.7%
    58023 Stock Clerks - Stockroom, Warehouse or Storage Yard 240 $9.04 $9.19 $19,120 1.3%
    58028 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks 350 $9.32 $10.12 $21,040 2.4%
    58099 All Other Material Recording, Scheduling, and Distributing Workers 30 $12.30 $11.96 $24,880 1.1%
      Other Clerical and Administrative Support Occupations
    Wage Estimates
    OES Code Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual Mean RSE (1)
    59999 All Other Clerical and Administrative Support Workers 540 $10.68 $10.45 $21,730 1.2%
    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)
    61008 Housekeeping Supervisors 30 $10.61 $10.41 $21,650 6.7%
    61099 All Other Supervisors and Managers/Supervisors - Service Workers 380 $14.10 $15.36 $31,950 3.1%
      Protective Service Occupations
    Wage Estimates
    OES Code Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual Mean RSE (1)
    63014 Police Patrol Officers 130 $20.00 $20.90 $43,480 3.9%
    63044 Crossing Guards 40 $7.57 $7.84 $16,310 5.3%
    63047 Guards and Watch Guards 80 $7.26 $9.17 $19,080 2.4%
      Food and Beverage Preparation and Service Occupations
    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 170 $5.98 $6.29 $13,080 3.0%
    65005 Bartenders 430 $5.91 $6.12 $12,730 2.1%
    65008 Waiters and Waitresses 1,430 $5.77 $5.71 $11,870 1.8%
    65014 Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers 240 $6.07 $6.71 $13,970 1.8%
    65017 Counter Attendants - Lunchroom, Coffee Shop, or Cafeteria 140 $5.78 $6.27 $13,050 1.7%
    65021 Bakers, Bread and Pastry 50 $8.98 $8.63 $17,940 2.8%
    65023 Butchers and Meat Cutters 50 $12.07 $11.15 $23,200 1.8%
    65026 Cooks, Restaurant 470 $6.87 $7.30 $15,180 2.5%
    65028 Cooks, Institution or Cafeteria 120 $7.50 $7.86 $16,340 4.7%
    65032 Cooks, Fast Food 410 $5.85 $5.89 $12,250 2.5%
    65035 Cooks, Short Order 170 $6.77 $7.00 $14,550 5.7%
    65038 Food Preparation Workers 590 $6.67 $7.58 $15,760 2.6%
    65041 Combined Food Preparation and Service Workers 280 $5.76 $5.89 $12,260 3.0%
      Health Service and Related Occupations
    Wage Estimates
    OES Code Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual Mean RSE (1)
    66002 Dental Assistants 90 $9.72 $9.99 $20,770 6.4%
    66005 Medical Assistants 100 $8.94 $9.21 $19,150 2.1%
    66008 Nursing Aides, Orderlies, and Attendants 400 $8.56 $8.29 $17,240 1.5%
      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 440 $6.72 $6.91 $14,370 2.7%
    67005 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 870 $8.95 $8.93 $18,580 1.7%
    67099 All Other Cleaning and Building Service Workers 150 $9.64 $9.86 $20,510 1.2%
      Personal Service Occupations
    Wage Estimates
    OES Code Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual Mean RSE (1)
    68005 Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists 270 $6.65 $7.85 $16,320 7.1%
    68035 Personal and Home Care Aides 210 $6.21 $6.43 $13,370 2.9%
    68038 Child Care Workers 210 $6.15 $6.27 $13,040 3.3%
    Agricultural, Forestry, Fishing, and Related Occupations
      Other Agricultural, Forestry, Fishing, and Related Occupations
    Wage Estimates
    OES Code Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual Mean RSE (1)
    79041 Laborers, Landscaping and Groundskeeping 270 $7.67 $7.98 $16,600 1.7%
    Production, Construction, Operating, Maintenance, and Material Handling Occupations
      First-Line Supervisors and Managers/Supervisors - Production, Construction, Maintenance, and Related Workers
    Wage Estimates
    OES Code Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual Mean RSE (1)
    81002 First-Line Supervisors and Managers/Supervisors - Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers 210 $17.20 $19.05 $39,620 1.7%
    81005 First-Line Supervisors and Managers/Supervisors - Construction Trades and Extractive Workers 130 $13.84 $15.08 $31,360 1.1%
    81008 First-Line Supervisors and Managers/Supervisors - Production and Operating Workers 230 $18.64 $19.19 $39,920 1.1%
    81011 First-Line Supervisors and Managers/Supervisors - Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators 40 $15.17 $16.29 $33,890 1.9%
    81099 All Other First-Line Supervisors and Managers/Supervisors - Production, Construction, Maintenance, and Related Workers 150 $15.93 $17.35 $36,080 2.6%
      Inspectors and Related Occupations
    Wage Estimates
    OES Code Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual Mean RSE (1)
    83002 Precision Inspectors, Testers, and Graders 50 $9.66 $10.16 $21,140 1.0%
    83005 Production Inspectors, Testers, Graders, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers 170 $12.35 $12.10 $25,170 1.6%
      Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers
    Wage Estimates
    OES Code Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual Mean RSE (1)
    85110 Machinery Maintenance Mechanics 140 $15.40 $15.34 $31,900 1.7%
    85302 Automotive Mechanics 270 $10.67 $11.20 $23,300 3.1%
    85305 Automotive Body and Related Repairers 50 $11.15 $11.90 $24,750 3.5%
    85311 Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists 160 $11.05 $11.56 $24,040 1.7%
    85321 Farm Equipment Mechanics (*) $9.71 $9.79 $20,360 1.9%
    85702 Telephone and Cable Television Line Installers and Repairers (*) $12.50 $12.67 $26,360 2.5%
    85902 Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers 120 $12.18 $12.63 $26,280 0.9%
    85951 Bicycle Repairers (*) $7.00 $7.32 $15,230 2.2%
      Construction Trades and Extractive Occupations
    Wage Estimates
    OES Code Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual Mean RSE (1)
    87102 Carpenters 590 $11.38 $12.10 $25,180 1.3%
    87202 Electricians 310 $17.34 $17.44 $36,270 3.6%
    87302 Brickmasons 70 $10.85 $11.83 $24,600 11.6%
    87311 Concrete and Terrazzo Finishers 40 $11.88 $14.11 $29,350 1.8%
    87402 Painters and Paperhangers, Construction and Maintenance 120 $10.69 $10.75 $22,370 3.4%
    87502 Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 210 $20.72 $18.98 $39,470 2.6%
    87711 Highway Maintenance Workers 90 $12.28 $12.26 $25,500 3.3%
      Precision Production Occupations
    Wage Estimates
    OES Code Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual Mean RSE (1)
    89108 Machinists 160 $12.87 $13.23 $27,520 3.1%
      Machine Setters, Set-Up Operators, Operators, and Tenders
    Wage Estimates
    OES Code Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual Mean RSE (1)
    91502 Numerical Control Machine Tool Operators and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 30 $11.86 $12.24 $25,460 1.8%
    92543 Printing Press Machine Operators and Tenders 110 $14.37 $14.39 $29,930 1.7%
    92546 Bindery Machine Operators and Tenders (*) $9.80 $10.31 $21,450 1.4%
    92726 Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Machine Operators and Tenders, Except Pressing 80 $7.32 $7.36 $15,300 3.0%
      Hand Occupations, Including Assemblers and Fabricators
    Wage Estimates
    OES Code Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual Mean RSE (1)
    93914 Welders and Cutters (*) $12.38 $13.84 $28,790 1.8%
    93956 Assemblers and Fabricators, Except Machine, Electrical, Electronic, and Precision 240 $9.03 $9.30 $19,350 1.0%
      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 70 $6.41 $9.40 $19,540 20.4%
      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 620 $12.23 $12.92 $26,870 2.4%
    97105 Truck Drivers, Light, Include Delivery and Route Workers 680 $9.53 $10.44 $21,710 3.4%
    97111 Bus Drivers, School 540 $9.38 $8.93 $18,570 3.8%
    97117 Driver/Sales Workers 110 $5.93 $8.24 $17,130 11.6%
    97199 All Other Motor Vehicle Operators 30 $6.99 $7.84 $16,310 4.8%
    97805 Service Station Attendants 130 $5.89 $6.20 $12,890 2.1%
    97808 Parking Lot Attendants (*) $6.55 $6.65 $13,830 3.2%
    97923 Excavating and Loading Machine Operators 60 $11.41 $11.36 $23,630 3.7%
    97947 Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators 120 $12.35 $12.16 $25,290 1.8%
    97989 All Other Material-Moving Equipment Operators 80 $11.90 $11.75 $24,440 1.3%
      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 30 $9.56 $9.43 $19,620 1.8%
    98311 Helpers, Brick and Stonemasons and Hard Tile Setters 40 $9.78 $9.95 $20,710 10.2%
    98705 Refuse and Recyclable Material Collectors 50 $10.38 $10.59 $22,030 1.4%
    98799 All Other Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 160 $9.73 $10.08 $20,980 0.9%
    98902 Hand Packers and Packagers 290 $6.79 $7.09 $14,750 3.0%
    98905 Vehicle Washers and Equipment Cleaners 50 $6.36 $7.08 $14,730 4.5%
    98999 All Other Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers, Hand 400 $10.00 $11.76 $24,450 1.4%

    (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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