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Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics
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1998 State Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

Illinois

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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 33,230 $28.13 $29.36 $61,080 1.6%
13005 Personnel, Training, and Labor Relations Managers 13,230 $22.90 $25.15 $52,300 2.5%
13008 Purchasing Managers 11,450 $19.48 $22.13 $46,030 1.7%
13011 Marketing, Advertising, and Public Relations Managers 26,230 $26.10 $27.64 $57,480 1.2%
13014 Administrative Services Managers 18,400 $19.94 $22.35 $46,480 1.0%
13017 Engineering, Mathematical, and Natural Sciences Managers 15,540 $35.55 $33.48 $69,640 1.0%
 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)
15002 Postmasters and Mail Superintendents 1,200 $21.50 $22.27 $46,320 1.0%
15005 Education Administrators 13,370 $27.79 $27.10 $56,370 1.6%
15008 Medicine and Health Services Managers 8,060 $21.85 $23.29 $48,440 1.2%
15011 Property and Real Estate Managers and Administrators 4,980 $15.06 $17.63 $36,670 4.0%
15014 Industrial Production Managers 10,610 $25.40 $26.84 $55,830 1.2%
15017 Construction Managers 8,520 $24.73 $25.72 $53,490 1.8%
15021 Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Well Drilling Managers 130 $29.08 $27.19 $56,560 4.5%
15023 Communications, Transportation, and Utilities Operations Managers 9,330 $21.77 $22.21 $46,200 2.9%
15026 Food Service and Lodging Managers 18,650 $11.17 $11.93 $24,810 2.0%
15031 Nursery and Greenhouse Managers 190 $9.94 $11.60 $24,120 7.9%
15032 Lawn Service Managers 1,000 $11.39 $12.34 $25,680 4.6%
 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 3,450 $6.14 $12.92 $26,880 6.9%
19005 General Managers and Top Executives 184,490 $27.79 $30.59 $63,630 0.9%
19999 All Other Managers and Administrators 61,410 $22.30 $24.17 $50,270 1.5%
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 4,930 $17.35 $19.41 $40,380 4.3%
21105 Credit Analysts 2,990 $15.37 $19.20 $39,930 6.5%
21108 Loan Officers and Counselors 11,110 $19.34 $22.11 $45,990 2.7%
21111 Tax Preparers 1,820 $12.97 $16.52 $34,350 13.3%
21114 Accountants and Auditors 47,650 $17.90 $20.01 $41,620 3.0%
21117 Budget Analysts 2,570 $20.95 $22.47 $46,730 2.4%
21199 All Other Financial Specialists 11,850 $18.51 $21.23 $44,170 2.5%
21302 Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products 4,840 $17.68 $20.05 $41,710 4.7%
21305 Purchasing Agents and Buyers, Farm Products 1,590 $14.61 $15.94 $33,160 2.1%
21308 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products 10,410 $17.92 $19.19 $39,920 0.8%
21502 Claims Takers, Unemployment Benefits 30 $19.89 $19.15 $39,830 2.7%
21505 Special Agents, Insurance 1,350 $13.75 $15.62 $32,500 4.7%
21508 Employment Interviewers, Private or Public Employment Service 5,520 $17.00 $20.22 $42,060 4.8%
21511 Personnel, Training, and Labor Relations Specialists 16,330 $17.50 $18.99 $39,500 1.3%
21902 Cost Estimators 6,590 $20.95 $22.13 $46,040 1.1%
21905 Management Analysts 4,560 $24.49 $28.32 $58,910 3.4%
21908 Construction and Building Inspectors 2,100 $19.78 $19.09 $39,710 3.7%
21911 Compliance Officers and Enforcement Inspectors, Except Construction 4,380 $19.54 $19.94 $41,480 2.3%
21914 Tax Examiners, Collectors, and Revenue Agents 2,140 $20.73 $22.14 $46,060 3.8%
21917 Assessors 660 $11.36 $13.31 $27,680 7.1%
21921 Claims Examiners, Property and Casualty Insurance 2,210 $21.65 $23.07 $47,990 4.2%
21999 All Other Management Support Workers 33,850 $16.86 $18.73 $38,970 1.3%
 Engineers and Related Occupations top
Wage Estimates
OES Code Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual Mean RSE (1)
22102 Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineers 230 $30.10 $28.40 $59,060 3.6%
22105 Metallurgists and Metallurgical, Ceramic, and Materials Engineers 920 $27.15 $27.75 $57,710 3.1%
22108 Mining Engineers, Including Mine Safety 80 $32.67 $29.10 $60,520 3.5%
22111 Petroleum Engineers 50 $35.16 $32.48 $67,570 5.9%
22114 Chemical Engineers 1,280 $30.93 $28.57 $59,420 3.0%
22117 Nuclear Engineers 630 $33.35 $31.21 $64,920 3.5%
22121 Civil Engineers, Including Traffic 5,630 $26.94 $26.38 $54,870 1.6%
22123 Agricultural Engineers 630 $26.65 $26.56 $55,240 3.3%
22126 Electrical and Electronic Engineers 11,490 $25.58 $26.05 $54,180 1.3%
22127 Computer Engineers 15,470 $24.13 $25.05 $52,110 3.5%
22128 Industrial Engineers, Except Safety 5,250 $23.42 $25.32 $52,660 1.8%
22132 Safety Engineers, Except Mining 810 $23.10 $24.03 $49,980 1.9%
22135 Mechanical Engineers 9,710 $23.95 $25.07 $52,140 1.0%
22138 Marine Engineers 30 $23.00 $25.44 $52,910 11.8%
22199 All Other Engineers 21,750 $25.54 $25.93 $53,930 2.2%
22302 Architects, Except Landscape and Marine 3,760 $23.75 $26.27 $54,630 5.3%
22308 Landscape Architects 990 $13.51 $15.68 $32,610 11.1%
22311 Surveyors and Mapping Scientists 1,420 $19.91 $23.79 $49,490 7.3%
22502 Civil Engineering Technicians and Technologists 3,250 $17.63 $18.37 $38,210 2.9%
22505 Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technicians and Technologists 12,140 $16.80 $17.95 $37,340 1.8%
22508 Industrial Engineering Technicians and Technologists 1,400 $20.48 $20.16 $41,930 2.0%
22511 Mechanical Engineering Technicians and Technologists 4,270 $18.20 $19.83 $41,250 1.9%
22514 Drafters 9,780 $15.10 $16.32 $33,940 2.0%
22517 Estimators and Drafters, Utilities 110 $22.15 $22.02 $45,800 2.3%
22521 Surveying and Mapping Technicians 1,690 $12.53 $13.46 $27,990 2.2%
22599 All Other Engineering and Related Technicians and Technologists 12,780 $17.60 $18.33 $38,120 1.5%
 Natural Scientists and Related Occupations top
Wage Estimates
OES Code Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual Mean RSE (1)
24102 Physicists and Astronomers (*) $15.61 $28.61 $59,510 3.8%
24105 Chemists, Except Biochemists 2,960 $22.40 $24.57 $51,110 4.2%
24108 Atmospheric and Space Scientists 40 $26.72 $25.57 $53,190 4.1%
24111 Geologists, Geophysicists, and Oceanographers 560 $24.37 $26.25 $54,610 5.2%
24199 All Other Physical Scientists 2,920 $22.80 $24.06 $50,050 4.2%
24302 Foresters and Conservation Scientists 400 $17.86 $18.78 $39,050 1.2%
24305 Agricultural and Food Scientists 220 $22.46 $24.49 $50,940 8.7%
24311 Medical Scientists 790 $22.36 $23.82 $49,540 2.8%
24399 All Other Life Scientists 1,220 $18.34 $20.27 $42,150 3.4%
24505 Chemical Technicians and Technologists, Except Health 3,970 $14.02 $15.03 $31,270 1.6%
24508 Nuclear Technicians and Technologists 540 $21.75 $22.88 $47,590 3.4%
24511 Petroleum Technicians and Technologists 60 $19.57 $21.58 $44,880 15.1%
24599 All Other Physical and Life Science Technicians and Technologists 2,860 $15.26 $16.92 $35,200 1.8%
 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 31,670 $24.52 $25.22 $52,450 1.4%
25103 Data Base Administrators 4,610 $25.46 $24.81 $51,600 2.6%
25104 Computer Support Specialists 19,300 $18.50 $20.87 $43,420 2.4%
25105 Computer Programmers 37,330 $22.64 $24.52 $51,010 1.8%
25108 Computer Programmer Aides 3,240 $14.14 $15.08 $31,360 2.7%
25111 Programmers, Numerical Tool and Process Control 310 $21.62 $22.20 $46,170 2.2%
25199 All Other Computer Scientists 6,420 $20.78 $22.13 $46,030 5.2%
25302 Operations and Systems Researchers and Analysts, Except Computer 6,970 $29.54 $26.70 $55,540 6.3%
25310 Mathematical Scientists 130 $23.57 $25.52 $53,070 6.6%
25312 Statisticians 1,000 $20.21 $24.02 $49,970 4.2%
25313 Actuaries 790 $31.16 $33.04 $68,730 5.8%
25315 Financial Analysts, Statistical 2,500 $24.13 $26.54 $55,200 2.5%
25319 All Other Mathematical Scientists 500 $30.08 $31.54 $65,600 7.5%
25323 Mathematical Technicians 60 $15.33 $15.48 $32,190 1.7%
 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)
27102 Economists, Including Market Research Analysts 3,610 $23.68 $25.83 $53,730 3.7%
27105 Urban and Regional Planners 720 $20.53 $21.15 $43,980 2.2%
27108 Psychologists 3,310 $24.02 $28.94 $60,190 9.9%
27199 All Other Social Scientists 1,020 $18.67 $19.99 $41,590 2.4%
27302 Social Workers, Medical and Psychiatric 8,710 $14.30 $16.15 $33,600 2.9%
27305 Social Workers, Except Medical and Psychiatric 17,580 $15.48 $15.75 $32,760 1.2%
27307 Residential Counselors 6,010 $9.67 $10.55 $21,950 3.2%
27308 Human Services Workers 10,920 $10.49 $11.14 $23,170 3.9%
27311 Recreation Workers 16,870 $7.64 $9.26 $19,270 2.3%
27502 Clergy 1,290 $14.09 $14.42 $30,000 2.9%
27505 Directors, Religious Activities and Education 630 $13.73 $15.80 $32,860 8.4%
27599 All Other Religious Workers 140 $10.62 $10.77 $22,390 5.6%
 Law and Related Occupations top
Wage Estimates
OES Code Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual Mean RSE (1)
28102 Judges and Magistrates 1,030 $51.36 $46.64 $97,010 3.6%
28108 Lawyers 22,400 $42.11 $39.43 $82,010 16.6%
28302 Law Clerks 2,680 $11.50 $12.95 $26,930 6.4%
28305 Paralegal Personnel 5,770 $14.80 $16.53 $34,380 3.5%
28308 Title Searchers 760 $12.20 $12.62 $26,240 3.9%
28311 Title Examiners and Abstractors 870 $16.26 $15.26 $31,740 3.7%
28399 All Other Legal Assistants and Technicians, Except Clerical 950 $16.32 $17.93 $37,290 3.9%
 Teachers, Educators, Librarians, and Related Occupations top
Wage Estimates
OES Code Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual Mean RSE (1)
31111 Lecturers 760 $15.12 $14.86 $30,920 4.1%
31114 Nursing Instructors, Postsecondary 1,690 * * $40,010 3.6%
31201 Agricultural Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary (*) * * $54,780 7.6%
31204 Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary 860 * * $40,220 3.3%
31206 Physics Teachers, Postsecondary 570 * * $44,240 2.9%
31209 All Other Physical Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary 370 * * $43,540 2.9%
31211 Health Diagnostics Teachers, Postsecondary 760 * * $40,360 5.6%
31212 Health Assessment and Treatment Teachers, Postsecondary 1,100 * * $37,220 4.8%
31213 Communications Teachers, Postsecondary 800 * * $43,580 6.1%
31214 English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary 2,240 * * $39,460 3.3%
31215 Foreign Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary 870 * * $43,190 2.4%
31218 Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary 2,610 * * $39,510 3.6%
31223 Architecture Teachers, Postsecondary 230 * * $45,210 2.7%
31224 Mathematical Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary 2,000 * * $38,400 4.1%
31226 Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary 1,180 * * $45,620 3.5%
31231 Anthropology and Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary 670 * * $42,930 3.5%
31232 Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary 180 * * $41,700 8.6%
31233 Economics Teachers, Postsecondary 570 * * $41,930 3.4%
31234 Geography Teachers, Postsecondary 230 * * $42,800 3.5%
31235 History Teachers, Postsecondary 720 * * $41,180 5.0%
31236 Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary 530 * * $43,610 2.5%
31237 Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary 1,210 * * $41,260 4.0%
31239 All Other Social Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary 250 * * $32,940 13.5%
31242 Business Teachers, Postsecondary 3,310 * * $36,820 6.7%
31244 Law Teachers, Postsecondary 220 * * $52,040 4.8%
31246 Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary 470 * * $44,460 5.6%
31247 Social Work Teachers, Postsecondary 210 * * $40,860 4.0%
31252 Education Teachers, Postsecondary 1,880 * * $41,750 1.5%
31254 Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary 450 * * $42,460 2.4%
31256 Library Science Teachers, Postsecondary 390 * * $44,850 2.3%
31258 Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies Teachers, Postsecondary 370 * * $39,690 3.0%
31262 Home Economics Teachers, Postsecondary 200 * * $37,030 6.4%
31299 All Other Postsecondary Teachers 4,670 * * $36,250 10.0%
31303 Teachers, Preschool 13,480 $9.16 $10.35 $21,530 3.6%
31304 Teachers, Kindergarten 5,110 * * $34,410 2.3%
31305 Teachers, Elementary School 80,470 * * $36,820 2.0%
31308 Teachers, Secondary School 43,010 * * $41,580 3.3%
31311 Teachers, Special Education 18,150 * * $37,460 1.6%
31314 Teachers and Instructors, Vocational Education and Training 11,940 $15.24 $16.52 $34,350 1.9%
31317 Instructors, Nonvocational Education 4,060 $10.65 $11.54 $24,000 3.0%
31321 Instructors and Coaches, Sports and Physical Training 13,200 $9.25 $11.73 $24,390 3.9%
31399 All Other Teachers and Instructors 10,990 * * $29,980 4.2%
31502 Librarians, Professional 5,850 $18.22 $18.77 $39,030 2.8%
31505 Technical Assistants, Library 3,370 $9.97 $10.45 $21,740 2.4%
31508 Audio-Visual Specialists 450 $13.64 $16.67 $34,660 3.0%
31511 Curators, Archivists, Museum Technicians, and Conservators 350 $16.02 $18.64 $38,770 7.8%
31514 Vocational and Educational Counselors 5,400 $18.55 $19.84 $41,280 5.7%
31517 Instructional Coordinators 2,840 $21.06 $20.80 $43,260 3.3%
31521 Teacher Aides, Paraprofessional 28,750 $8.19 $8.39 $17,440 1.3%
 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 26,430 # $50.02 $104,050 7.0%
32105 Dentists 4,780 $37.56 $36.71 $76,350 8.0%
32108 Optometrists 1,740 $22.29 $24.32 $50,590 12.7%
32111 Podiatrists 500 $31.87 $33.17 $68,990 14.2%
32113 Chiropractors 660 $46.61 $40.84 $84,950 9.4%
32114 Veterinarians and Veterinary Inspectors 1,590 $23.70 $26.08 $54,240 6.1%
32199 All Other Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners 390 $26.48 $27.38 $56,940 7.3%
32302 Respiratory Therapists 3,220 $15.53 $15.86 $33,000 1.0%
32305 Occupational Therapists 3,700 $24.18 $24.29 $50,520 1.8%
32308 Physical Therapists 5,490 $28.01 $25.86 $53,790 2.1%
32311 Corrective and Manual Arts Therapists 130 $17.33 $18.32 $38,100 1.8%
32314 Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists 4,980 $19.78 $21.16 $44,000 1.4%
32317 Recreational Therapists 1,080 $12.40 $13.24 $27,540 3.4%
32399 All Other Therapists 1,560 $14.71 $15.01 $31,230 3.3%
32502 Registered Nurses 98,300 $18.40 $18.98 $39,480 0.8%
32505 Licensed Practical Nurses 25,140 $12.69 $13.09 $27,240 0.8%
32508 Emergency Medical Technicians 6,500 $9.46 $11.93 $24,810 7.7%
32511 Physician Assistants 2,180 $14.86 $18.49 $38,450 2.7%
32514 Opticians, Dispensing and Measuring 3,930 $10.05 $10.99 $22,850 6.2%
32517 Pharmacists 8,370 $31.84 $28.75 $59,800 1.2%
32519 Pharmacy Technicians and Aides 8,480 $8.54 $9.11 $18,940 1.3%
32521 Dietitians and Nutritionists 2,190 $15.44 $15.48 $32,190 1.6%
32523 Dietetic Technicians 1,660 $7.48 $8.57 $17,830 5.6%
32902 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists 6,520 $16.42 $16.68 $34,700 0.7%
32905 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians 6,050 $13.51 $14.08 $29,280 1.7%
32908 Dental Hygienists (*) $21.86 $22.30 $46,390 4.1%
32911 Medical Records Technicians 4,240 $9.59 $11.55 $24,020 3.5%
32913 Radiation Therapists (*) $20.45 $20.16 $41,930 1.6%
32914 Nuclear Medicine Technologists 570 $18.32 $18.30 $38,060 0.8%
32919 Radiologic Technologists 7,040 $14.87 $15.04 $31,280 0.8%
32923 Electroneurodiagnostic Technologists 190 $14.32 $14.24 $29,620 2.1%
32925 Cardiology Technologists 860 $16.20 $15.96 $33,200 1.3%
32926 Electrocardiograph Technicians 500 $11.14 $11.72 $24,380 1.4%
32928 Surgical Technologists and Technicians 2,170 $12.31 $12.71 $26,430 0.8%
32931 Psychiatric Technicians 5,150 $11.97 $11.88 $24,710 1.3%
32951 Veterinary Technicians and Technologists 940 $9.75 $10.32 $21,460 3.7%
32999 All Other Health Professionals, Paraprofessionals, and Technicians 27,970 $12.98 $14.83 $30,850 2.3%
 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 9,070 $15.42 $16.22 $33,730 2.2%
34005 Technical Writers and Editors 2,320 $18.46 $21.66 $45,060 2.7%
34008 Public Relations Specialists and Publicity Writers 4,330 $17.17 $18.86 $39,230 5.7%
34011 Reporters and Correspondents 3,070 $10.83 $12.49 $25,980 4.5%
34014 Broadcast News Analysts 210 $9.36 $11.11 $23,120 7.5%
34017 Announcers, Radio and Television 1,710 $9.29 $12.87 $26,780 11.0%
34021 Announcers, Except Radio and Television 60 $11.25 $12.89 $26,800 6.0%
34023 Photographers 3,720 $12.50 $12.65 $26,320 2.1%
34026 Camera Operators, Television and Motion Picture 550 $8.30 $17.00 $35,360 14.2%
34028 Broadcast Technicians 1,590 $16.07 $18.29 $38,040 6.0%
34032 Film Editors 390 $12.65 $17.71 $36,840 18.8%
34035 Artists and Related Workers 8,350 $15.78 $19.72 $41,020 6.6%
34038 Designers, Except Interior Designers 7,800 $14.82 $16.47 $34,260 2.9%
34041 Interior Designers 1,370 $15.87 $19.11 $39,740 10.3%
34044 Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers 1,900 $9.05 $9.49 $19,750 2.4%
34047 Music Directors, Singers, Composers, and Related Workers 540 * * $18,240 9.5%
34051 Musicians, Instrumental 1,790 * * $58,350 27.4%
34053 Dancers and Choreographers 540 $5.91 $9.53 $19,830 8.5%
34056 Producers, Directors, Actors, and Other Entertainers 2,040 * * $42,240 6.1%
34058 Athletes, Coaches, Umpires, and Related Workers 950 * * $48,960 13.3%
 Other Professional, Paraprofessional, and Technical Occupations top
Wage Estimates
OES Code Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual Mean RSE (1)
39002 Airplane Dispatchers and Air Traffic Controllers 1,940 $29.94 $27.55 $57,300 3.9%
39005 Traffic Technicians 100 $22.23 $23.04 $47,920 3.3%
39008 Radio Operators 320 $10.73 $10.44 $21,720 5.9%
39011 Funeral Directors and Morticians 1,280 $20.60 $23.71 $49,310 7.0%
39014 Embalmers 200 $14.02 $14.90 $30,980 5.0%
39999 All Other Professional, Paraprofessional, and Technical Workers 45,030 $18.25 $19.25 $40,040 1.7%
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 68,170 $15.68 $18.91 $39,340 0.9%
 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 15,810 $15.48 $20.89 $43,460 8.4%
43005 Brokers, Real Estate 1,630 $30.41 $31.77 $66,080 11.3%
43008 Sales Agents, Real Estate 4,020 $13.29 $18.72 $38,940 5.2%
43011 Appraisers, Real Estate 1,060 $20.80 $24.07 $50,070 7.7%
43014 Sales Agents, Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services 12,360 $16.83 $23.19 $48,230 4.4%
43017 Sales Agents, Selected Business Services 15,110 $18.21 $21.81 $45,370 4.0%
43021 Travel Agents 7,690 $8.91 $9.97 $20,730 7.3%
43023 Sales Agents, Advertising 6,170 $16.15 $19.04 $39,600 3.3%
43099 All Other Sales Representatives and Salespersons, Services 10,450 $12.53 $15.85 $32,960 4.5%
 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)
49002 Sales Engineers 4,520 $24.79 $26.39 $54,880 1.9%
49005 Sales Representatives, Scientific and Related Products and Services, Except Retail 26,320 $19.30 $21.71 $45,160 2.3%
49008 Sales Representatives, Except Retail and Scientific and Related Products and Services 51,110 $18.32 $21.08 $43,840 1.3%
49011 Salespersons, Retail 170,640 $7.80 $9.38 $19,510 0.9%
49014 Salespersons, Parts 11,970 $11.76 $13.20 $27,450 2.4%
49017 Counter and Rental Clerks 19,650 $6.92 $7.66 $15,930 1.3%
49021 Stock Clerks, Sales Floor 71,960 $7.23 $7.76 $16,140 1.6%
49023 Cashiers 138,740 $6.65 $7.34 $15,270 0.8%
49026 Telemarketers, Door-To-Door Sales Workers, News and Street Vendors, and Other Related Workers 13,680 $8.94 $10.44 $21,700 1.7%
49034 Demonstrators and Promoters 4,740 $7.77 $9.00 $18,730 5.2%
49999 All Other Sales and Related Workers 28,140 $12.07 $14.53 $30,230 1.8%
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 80,030 $14.75 $16.12 $33,530 0.9%
 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 26,480 $8.03 $8.25 $17,160 0.9%
53105 New Accounts Clerks 5,410 $10.34 $10.55 $21,950 2.1%
53108 Transit Clerks 1,150 $8.10 $8.26 $17,170 1.3%
53111 Loan Interviewers 670 $11.76 $12.95 $26,930 2.2%
53114 Credit Authorizers 900 $11.74 $12.83 $26,680 4.4%
53117 Credit Checkers 1,880 $10.99 $11.48 $23,890 2.4%
53121 Loan and Credit Clerks 8,930 $10.49 $11.27 $23,450 2.1%
53123 Adjustment Clerks 24,690 $11.30 $11.93 $24,820 1.6%
53126 Statement Clerks 1,880 $8.99 $9.32 $19,380 3.0%
53128 Brokerage Clerks 6,400 $13.07 $13.76 $28,620 1.5%
53302 Insurance Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators 11,990 $17.59 $18.62 $38,730 1.8%
53305 Insurance Appraisers, Auto Damage 770 $20.89 $21.79 $45,320 2.8%
53308 Insurance Examining Clerks 1,010 $10.35 $10.71 $22,280 2.1%
53311 Insurance Claims Clerks 7,500 $10.67 $11.42 $23,750 1.4%
53314 Insurance Policy Processing Clerks 5,620 $11.03 $11.55 $24,030 1.7%
53502 Welfare Eligibility Workers and Interviewers 2,330 $20.12 $19.46 $40,470 2.5%
53505 Investigators, Clerical 1,510 $10.78 $11.14 $23,160 1.1%
53508 Bill and Account Collectors 15,020 $11.34 $11.54 $24,010 1.6%
53702 Court Clerks 700 $10.20 $11.10 $23,090 2.5%
53705 Municipal Clerks 980 $7.83 $9.50 $19,760 3.0%
53802 Travel Clerks 470 $8.27 $8.92 $18,550 5.1%
53805 Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents 11,490 $10.85 $12.04 $25,050 4.1%
53808 Hotel Desk Clerks 4,930 $7.28 $7.61 $15,830 2.1%
53902 Library Assistants and Bookmobile Drivers 8,150 $7.38 $8.10 $16,860 2.8%
53905 Teacher Aides and Educational Assistants, Clerical 19,490 $7.51 $7.84 $16,310 1.3%
53908 Advertising Clerks 640 $9.92 $10.04 $20,880 1.4%
53911 Proofreaders and Copy Markers 3,860 $8.27 $9.18 $19,080 1.6%
53914 Real Estate Clerks 580 $10.08 $9.39 $19,520 2.7%
 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 13,910 $15.09 $15.12 $31,450 3.2%
55105 Medical Secretaries 9,660 $10.88 $13.15 $27,350 12.7%
55108 Secretaries, Except Legal and Medical 136,920 $11.74 $12.10 $25,170 0.8%
55302 Stenographers and/or Court Reporters 2,490 $12.44 $13.05 $27,130 1.5%
55305 Receptionists and Information Clerks 56,170 $9.16 $9.33 $19,400 0.6%
55307 Typists, Including Word Processing 20,120 $10.75 $10.82 $22,500 1.2%
55314 Personnel Clerks, Except Payroll and Timekeeping 6,300 $12.00 $12.40 $25,790 0.9%
55317 Correspondence Clerks 2,060 $10.22 $10.11 $21,040 1.8%
55321 File Clerks 14,090 $8.27 $8.60 $17,890 1.2%
55323 Order Clerks, Materials, Merchandise, and Service 19,210 $10.53 $11.18 $23,250 0.7%
55326 Procurement Clerks 2,350 $11.28 $11.72 $24,370 1.2%
55328 Statistical Clerks 3,100 $14.10 $14.27 $29,680 2.0%
55332 Interviewing Clerks, Except Personnel and Social Welfare 6,050 $8.11 $8.69 $18,080 1.2%
55335 Customer Service Representatives, Utilities 8,120 $14.53 $14.41 $29,980 1.2%
55338 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 78,060 $11.20 $11.83 $24,600 0.6%
55341 Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks 8,630 $12.04 $12.43 $25,860 1.1%
55344 Billing, Cost, and Rate Clerks 15,780 $11.15 $11.54 $24,010 1.0%
55347 General Office Clerks 134,840 $9.62 $10.21 $21,230 0.7%
 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 3,180 $9.80 $10.29 $21,390 2.1%
56005 Duplicating Machine Operators 2,810 $11.46 $12.18 $25,340 1.5%
56008 Mail Machine Operators, Preparation and Handling 3,250 $7.15 $8.17 $17,000 2.9%
56011 Computer Operators, Except Peripheral Equipment 12,210 $11.78 $12.76 $26,550 1.3%
56014 Peripheral EDP Equipment Operators 1,640 $11.33 $12.52 $26,050 3.5%
56017 Data Entry Keyers, Except Composing 23,730 $9.62 $9.76 $20,300 1.1%
56021 Data Keyers, Composing 1,250 $8.19 $10.36 $21,550 4.3%
56099 All Other Office Machine Operators 3,610 $10.71 $11.15 $23,190 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 10,090 $8.99 $9.08 $18,890 0.8%
57105 Directory Assistance Operators 1,340 $14.31 $13.09 $27,240 2.3%
57108 Central Office Operators (*) $11.30 $11.64 $24,210 1.2%
57111 Telegraph and Teletype Operators 90 $11.17 $11.80 $24,540 1.8%
57199 All Other Communications Equipment Operators 2,740 $10.25 $12.52 $26,040 1.8%
57302 Mail Clerks, Except Mail Machine Operators and Postal Service 6,600 $8.41 $8.63 $17,950 1.3%
57305 Postal Mail Carriers 17,430 $16.80 $16.50 $34,320 1.5%
57311 Messengers 4,560 $8.53 $8.59 $17,860 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)
58002 Dispatchers, Police, Fire, and Ambulance 3,820 $13.40 $13.83 $28,780 4.2%
58005 Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance 6,220 $13.62 $14.39 $29,930 1.7%
58008 Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks 10,920 $14.73 $15.24 $31,700 0.9%
58011 Transportation Agents 1,090 $14.95 $14.28 $29,700 4.9%
58014 Meter Readers, Utilities 2,320 $12.99 $13.85 $28,810 2.7%
58017 Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping 2,430 $11.27 $11.30 $23,500 1.0%
58021 Marking Clerks 1,460 $8.03 $8.26 $17,170 1.0%
58023 Stock Clerks - Stockroom, Warehouse or Storage Yard 40,160 $9.40 $10.09 $20,990 1.0%
58026 Order Fillers, Wholesale and Retail Sales 11,210 $9.53 $9.88 $20,540 1.5%
58028 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks 51,150 $11.43 $12.12 $25,220 0.9%
58099 All Other Material Recording, Scheduling, and Distributing Workers 6,200 $11.43 $12.46 $25,910 1.9%
 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 39,560 $11.47 $12.40 $25,800 1.0%
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 2,780 $25.05 $24.17 $50,270 3.5%
61005 Police and Detective Supervisors 5,570 $26.85 $25.89 $53,860 5.1%
61008 Housekeeping Supervisors 3,340 $9.42 $10.19 $21,190 1.4%
61099 All Other Supervisors and Managers/Supervisors - Service Workers 21,490 $12.41 $13.95 $29,020 1.6%
 Protective Service Occupations top
Wage Estimates
OES Code Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual Mean RSE (1)
63002 Fire Inspectors 480 $22.94 $22.76 $47,350 6.9%
63005 Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists (*) $13.47 $15.29 $31,800 10.8%
63008 Fire Fighters 13,100 $18.51 $17.42 $36,230 9.3%
63011 Police Detectives 2,140 $27.24 $26.08 $54,250 9.8%
63014 Police Patrol Officers 25,220 $21.18 $21.23 $44,150 7.1%
63017 Correction Officers and Jailers 11,720 $16.17 $15.94 $33,160 0.6%
63021 Parking Enforcement Officers 460 $11.49 $11.76 $24,450 3.4%
63023 Bailiffs 440 $8.47 $9.81 $20,400 3.5%
63032 Sheriffs and Deputy Sheriffs 1,870 $14.29 $15.28 $31,790 2.8%
63035 Detectives and Investigators, Except Public (*) $10.44 $13.13 $27,300 4.2%
63038 Railroad and Transit Police and Special Agents 210 $19.66 $20.65 $42,950 2.3%
63041 Fish and Game Wardens 30 $10.08 $13.07 $27,180 10.3%
63044 Crossing Guards 4,180 $9.10 $9.16 $19,060 5.9%
63047 Guards and Watch Guards 47,000 $8.05 $8.73 $18,150 1.1%
63099 All Other Protective Service Workers 6,540 $8.47 $10.85 $22,570 4.9%
 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 11,990 $6.49 $6.88 $14,300 1.4%
65005 Bartenders 21,620 $6.66 $7.18 $14,940 3.1%
65008 Waiters and Waitresses 86,380 $5.87 $6.20 $12,900 1.0%
65011 Food Servers, Outside 1,330 $7.11 $7.33 $15,240 1.8%
65014 Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers 20,830 $6.10 $6.44 $13,390 0.9%
65017 Counter Attendants - Lunchroom, Coffee Shop, or Cafeteria 15,910 $6.23 $6.60 $13,730 2.2%
65021 Bakers, Bread and Pastry 8,090 $7.85 $8.30 $17,260 1.5%
65023 Butchers and Meat Cutters 6,790 $11.09 $11.59 $24,100 2.0%
65026 Cooks, Restaurant 32,980 $7.92 $8.33 $17,320 1.5%
65028 Cooks, Institution or Cafeteria 15,090 $7.85 $8.26 $17,180 1.1%
65032 Cooks, Fast Food 21,510 $6.07 $6.47 $13,460 2.5%
65035 Cooks, Short Order 5,270 $6.70 $7.06 $14,690 1.5%
65038 Food Preparation Workers 55,040 $6.20 $6.92 $14,400 1.2%
65041 Combined Food Preparation and Service Workers 54,510 $5.98 $6.57 $13,660 2.9%
65099 All Other Food Service Workers 18,250 $7.18 $7.78 $16,180 2.7%
 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 11,160 $9.73 $10.03 $20,870 2.2%
66005 Medical Assistants 8,500 $9.84 $10.21 $21,240 2.4%
66008 Nursing Aides, Orderlies, and Attendants 49,550 $7.76 $7.99 $16,620 0.7%
66011 Home Health Aides 12,040 $8.13 $8.16 $16,980 1.9%
66014 Psychiatric Aides 1,270 $11.00 $10.54 $21,920 1.8%
66017 Physical and Corrective Therapy Assistants and Aides 3,510 $12.19 $12.84 $26,710 1.9%
66021 Occupational Therapy Assistants and Aides 1,220 $15.82 $15.31 $31,850 4.0%
66023 Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians 880 $7.98 $10.42 $21,670 10.2%
66099 All Other Health Service Workers 8,210 $8.68 $9.28 $19,300 4.7%
 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 33,890 $6.98 $7.22 $15,020 0.9%
67005 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 101,950 $7.86 $8.72 $18,140 1.1%
67008 Pest Controllers and Assistants 1,440 $11.34 $12.36 $25,700 7.4%
67099 All Other Cleaning and Building Service Workers 16,360 $8.41 $9.11 $18,950 2.5%
 Personal Service Occupations top
Wage Estimates
OES Code Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual Mean RSE (1)
68002 Barbers 1,300 $11.86 $11.69 $24,320 4.0%
68005 Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists 14,640 $6.67 $8.65 $17,980 6.6%
68008 Manicurists 1,420 $7.32 $8.42 $17,500 4.8%
68011 Shampooers 1,540 $5.90 $6.20 $12,910 2.1%
68014 Amusement and Recreation Attendants 11,520 $6.48 $7.45 $15,500 2.8%
68017 Guides 640 $6.72 $9.44 $19,640 14.8%
68021 Ushers, Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers 4,460 $5.94 $6.18 $12,860 1.8%
68023 Baggage Porters and Bellhops 1,530 $6.39 $7.36 $15,300 3.5%
68026 Flight Attendants 10,180 * * $46,050 22.3%
68028 Transportation Attendants, Except Flight Attendants and Baggage Porters 940 $6.80 $6.98 $14,520 2.9%
68032 Wardrobe, and Locker and Dressing Room Attendants 450 $7.36 $7.74 $16,100 1.8%
68035 Personal and Home Care Aides 12,040 $7.08 $8.74 $18,180 3.0%
68038 Child Care Workers 13,680 $7.34 $7.72 $16,050 1.8%
68041 Funeral Attendants 700 $7.00 $7.81 $16,240 4.4%
 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 16,490 $8.51 $10.32 $21,470 2.2%
Agricultural, Forestry, Fishing, and Related Occupations top
 First-Line Supervisors and Managers/Supervisors - Agricultural and Related Workers top
Wage Estimates
OES Code Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual Mean RSE (1)
72002 First-Line Supervisors and Managers/Supervisors - Agricultural, Forestry, Fishing, and Related Workers 1,770 $12.99 $14.26 $29,660 2.5%
 Timber Cutting and Logging Occupations top
Wage Estimates
OES Code Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual Mean RSE (1)
73008 Log-Handling Equipment Operators 50 $8.56 $9.29 $19,320 7.8%
73011 Logging Tractor Operators 30 $8.00 $8.88 $18,480 5.5%
 Other Agricultural, Forestry, Fishing, and Related Occupations top
Wage Estimates
OES Code Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual Mean RSE (1)
79002 Forest and Conservation Workers 390 $11.43 $11.09 $23,070 5.7%
79011 Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products 1,330 $7.53 $8.23 $17,120 1.9%
79015 Animal Breeders 60 $7.83 $10.03 $20,860 15.0%
79016 Animal Trainers 60 $10.81 $11.96 $24,880 5.5%
79017 Animal Caretakers, Except Farm 3,760 $7.06 $7.56 $15,720 1.5%
79021 Farm Equipment Operators 330 $10.62 $11.02 $22,920 1.9%
79033 Pruners 990 $11.88 $12.15 $25,260 6.0%
79036 Sprayers/Applicators 350 $11.00 $11.02 $22,930 2.3%
79041 Laborers, Landscaping and Groundskeeping 48,770 $9.13 $11.11 $23,110 1.9%
79806 Veterinary Assistants 2,080 $8.25 $8.91 $18,540 3.4%
79856 Farmworkers, Food and Fiber Crops 440 $7.05 $7.07 $14,710 2.3%
79858 Farmworkers, Farm and Ranch Animals 330 $7.70 $7.81 $16,250 6.0%
79999 All Other Agricultural, Forestry, Fishing, and Related Workers 3,700 $10.93 $11.78 $24,490 1.9%
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 19,820 $18.94 $20.07 $41,750 1.2%
81005 First-Line Supervisors and Managers/Supervisors - Construction Trades and Extractive Workers 9,090 $23.26 $24.17 $50,270 1.3%
81008 First-Line Supervisors and Managers/Supervisors - Production and Operating Workers 29,610 $17.48 $18.32 $38,100 0.8%
81011 First-Line Supervisors and Managers/Supervisors - Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators 7,030 $19.08 $19.41 $40,370 1.1%
81017 First-Line Supervisors and Managers/Supervisors - Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers, Hand 7,900 $14.97 $16.00 $33,280 1.5%
81099 All Other First-Line Supervisors and Managers/Supervisors - Production, Construction, Maintenance, and Related Workers 14,390 $17.63 $18.66 $38,820 2.8%
 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 6,860 $12.49 $13.42 $27,920 1.3%
83005 Production Inspectors, Testers, Graders, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers 20,180 $10.92 $11.66 $24,260 1.2%
83008 Transportation Inspectors 650 $18.26 $19.09 $39,700 3.1%
83099 All Other Inspectors, Testers, and Related Workers 3,130 $11.37 $13.15 $27,360 5.5%
 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 16,160 $15.54 $15.83 $32,940 1.1%
85112 Machinery Maintenance Mechanics, Textile Machines 60 $10.87 $12.17 $25,300 2.8%
85113 Machinery Maintenance Mechanics, Sewing Machines 80 $16.05 $15.45 $32,130 1.9%
85116 Machinery Maintenance Mechanics, Marine Equipment 390 $14.35 $16.84 $35,030 4.4%
85117 Underground Mine Machinery Mechanics 450 $18.64 $20.81 $43,280 4.0%
85118 Machinery Maintenance Mechanics, Water or Power Generation Plant 3,050 $18.38 $19.38 $40,310 7.2%
85119 All Other Machinery Maintenance Mechanics 2,190 $16.29 $17.01 $35,370 1.6%
85123 Millwrights 3,340 $19.52 $20.21 $42,030 2.6%
85126 Refractory Materials Repairers, Except Brickmasons 80 $13.02 $14.58 $30,330 6.8%
85128 Machinery Maintenance Workers 4,880 $15.52 $15.79 $32,850 1.2%
85132 Maintenance Repairers, General Utility 51,180 $12.35 $13.07 $27,180 1.0%
85302 Automotive Mechanics 29,130 $13.72 $14.65 $30,470 1.4%
85305 Automotive Body and Related Repairers 8,580 $15.51 $16.35 $34,020 3.5%
85308 Motorcycle Repairers 680 $12.55 $13.28 $27,610 3.5%
85311 Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists 10,690 $16.31 $16.76 $34,850 2.1%
85314 Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines 4,540 $18.29 $18.64 $38,770 2.4%
85317 Rail Car Repairers 1,720 $17.70 $17.84 $37,110 2.4%
85321 Farm Equipment Mechanics 1,630 $11.09 $11.43 $23,770 2.3%
85323 Aircraft Mechanics 4,200 $20.66 $20.28 $42,180 10.6%
85326 Aircraft Engine Specialists 220 $15.96 $15.33 $31,890 3.1%
85328 Small Engine Specialists 840 $11.11 $11.60 $24,130 3.2%
85502 Central Office and PBX Installers and Repairers 1,220 $20.09 $19.50 $40,560 2.0%
85505 Frame Wirers, Central Office 240 $21.67 $21.46 $44,640 2.3%
85511 Signal or Track Switch Maintainers 610 $18.75 $20.40 $42,430 4.8%
85514 Radio Mechanics 150 $12.18 $13.28 $27,630 1.1%
85599 All Other Communications Equipment Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers 3,230 $19.84 $18.92 $39,350 2.3%
85702 Telephone and Cable Television Line Installers and Repairers 5,830 $20.91 $19.62 $40,800 2.7%
85705 Data Processing Equipment Repairers 2,240 $13.75 $15.15 $31,510 2.9%
85708 Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Repairers 1,570 $12.62 $13.63 $28,340 4.2%
85711 Electric Home Appliance and Power Tool Repairers 1,020 $11.62 $13.06 $27,160 4.6%
85714 Electric Motor, Transformer, and Related Repairers 710 $16.19 $15.77 $32,800 2.4%
85717 Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment 1,750 $15.87 $16.02 $33,330 2.2%
85721 Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay Electricians 250 $22.73 $23.23 $48,320 2.0%
85723 Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers 3,360 $22.37 $22.86 $47,540 3.2%
85726 Station Installers and Repairers, Telephone 1,420 $22.15 $21.85 $45,450 2.2%
85728 Electrical Installers and Repairers, Transportation Equipment 1,090 $17.23 $16.28 $33,860 1.9%
85799 All Other Electrical and Electronic Equipment Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers 2,530 $19.32 $19.11 $39,740 4.3%
85902 Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers 8,910 $15.21 $16.60 $34,540 2.7%
85905 Precision Instrument Repairers 1,050 $18.19 $18.14 $37,730 2.7%
85908 Electromedical and Biomedical Equipment Repairers 380 $16.99 $16.62 $34,580 1.7%
85911 Electric Meter Installers and Repairers 490 $20.44 $20.32 $42,270 1.7%
85914 Camera and Photographic Equipment Repairers (*) $12.71 $14.15 $29,430 5.0%
85917 Watchmakers 80 $10.07 $10.08 $20,970 5.8%
85921 Musical Instrument Repairers and Tuners (*) $9.69 $10.10 $21,010 2.9%
85923 Locksmiths and Safe Repairers 470 $11.84 $12.57 $26,140 5.6%
85926 Office Machine and Cash Register Servicers 1,750 $13.52 $14.76 $30,710 4.7%
85932 Elevator Installers and Repairers 1,250 $30.64 $28.33 $58,920 2.7%
85935 Riggers 550 $20.02 $21.86 $45,470 12.6%
85938 Installers and Repairers, Manufactured Buildings, Mobile Homes, and Travel Trailers (*) $7.83 $9.20 $19,130 4.3%
85944 Gas Appliance Repairers (*) $16.97 $16.15 $33,590 3.4%
85947 Coin and Vending Machine Servicers and Repairers 1,730 $12.05 $12.01 $24,970 5.3%
85951 Bicycle Repairers 170 $7.66 $9.07 $18,860 3.3%
85953 Tire Repairers and Changers 2,390 $9.18 $9.27 $19,280 1.3%
85956 Menders, Garments, Linens, and Related 420 $7.38 $7.80 $16,220 2.9%
85999 All Other Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers 13,630 $16.03 $17.40 $36,190 2.5%
 Construction Trades and Extractive Occupations top
Wage Estimates
OES Code Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual Mean RSE (1)
87102 Carpenters 32,680 $18.95 $19.76 $41,100 1.8%
87105 Ceiling Tile Installers and Acoustical Carpenters 440 $26.48 $25.32 $52,670 6.1%
87108 Drywall Installers 1,880 $25.16 $24.02 $49,960 4.1%
87111 Tapers 1,500 $23.85 $22.97 $47,770 4.3%
87114 Lathers 100 $11.24 $14.44 $30,040 9.8%
87121 Brattice Builders 30 $17.21 $16.71 $34,750 2.8%
87202 Electricians 27,650 $22.90 $22.95 $47,740 2.2%
87302 Brickmasons 8,180 $26.34 $25.37 $52,780 4.2%
87305 Stonemasons 260 $30.72 $27.47 $57,140 4.7%
87308 Hard Tile Setters 580 $20.72 $20.77 $43,200 4.9%
87311 Concrete and Terrazzo Finishers 5,920 $17.84 $17.98 $37,390 2.8%
87314 Reinforcing Metal Workers 1,110 $29.54 $27.61 $57,420 3.6%
87317 Plasterers and Stucco Masons 980 $21.55 $20.93 $43,520 2.6%
87402 Painters and Paperhangers, Construction and Maintenance 13,650 $17.14 $17.58 $36,560 1.8%
87502 Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 16,030 $26.33 $24.65 $51,270 1.9%
87508 Pipelayers 1,840 $20.75 $19.10 $39,720 4.2%
87511 Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners (*) $12.37 $13.31 $27,690 3.4%
87602 Carpet Installers 1,450 $15.25 $22.93 $47,700 20.9%
87605 Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles 440 $15.40 $17.93 $37,300 4.9%
87608 Floor Sanding Machine Operators (*) $21.00 $16.77 $34,880 28.8%
87708 Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators 2,460 $20.18 $18.13 $37,720 7.0%
87711 Highway Maintenance Workers 8,760 $18.30 $16.42 $34,150 4.3%
87714 Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment Operators 880 $17.19 $18.29 $38,040 5.4%
87802 Insulation Workers 2,470 $24.12 $22.40 $46,590 5.6%
87803 Hazardous Materials Removal Workers 1,750 $19.03 $19.77 $41,120 3.9%
87805 Sheet Metal Duct Installers 1,950 $26.02 $24.56 $51,090 4.3%
87808 Roofers 5,460 $15.70 $18.87 $39,240 4.2%
87811 Glaziers 1,000 $15.92 $14.98 $31,160 3.0%
87814 Structural Metal Workers 2,320 $22.90 $22.84 $47,500 3.6%
87817 Fence Erectors 220 $9.50 $11.16 $23,210 12.1%
87899 All Other Construction Trades Workers 4,100 $15.62 $16.06 $33,400 1.7%
87902 Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas 330 $18.49 $19.09 $39,710 3.5%
87905 Blasters and Explosives Workers 110 $19.63 $21.10 $43,880 2.6%
87908 Rock Splitters, Quarry 200 $13.27 $11.82 $24,580 3.3%
87911 Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas Extraction 80 $11.92 $12.23 $25,440 4.8%
87914 Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas Extraction 30 $9.49 $9.77 $20,310 2.8%
87917 Service Unit Operators 140 $10.27 $10.65 $22,150 7.7%
87921 Roustabouts 440 $9.00 $9.24 $19,210 3.0%
87923 Roof Bolters 270 $18.05 $19.45 $40,460 5.5%
87941 Continuous Mining Machine Operators 160 $17.92 $19.17 $39,870 5.1%
87949 All Other Mining Machine Operators 180 $18.09 $17.47 $36,340 3.3%
87989 All Other Extractive Workers, Except Helpers 1,040 $18.40 $19.07 $39,660 3.0%
87999 All Other Construction and Extractive Workers, Except Helpers 3,200 $18.90 $18.07 $37,590 4.1%
 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 8,870 $17.96 $18.32 $38,100 1.6%
89108 Machinists 23,470 $14.30 $14.46 $30,080 0.9%
89111 Tool Grinders, Filers, Sharpeners, and Other Precision Grinders 1,990 $13.79 $14.59 $30,360 2.5%
89114 Pattern and Model Makers, Metal 260 $16.93 $17.08 $35,530 2.3%
89117 Precision Lay-Out Workers, Metal 720 $15.38 $15.75 $32,760 3.7%
89123 Jewelers and Silversmiths 540 $10.91 $11.30 $23,510 4.8%
89126 Precision Hand Workers, Jewelry and Related Products 370 $12.30 $13.23 $27,530 12.3%
89128 Precision Etchers and Engravers, Hand or Machine 70 $10.04 $11.85 $24,650 6.9%
89132 Sheet Metal Workers 8,270 $20.85 $20.14 $41,880 2.1%
89135 Boilermakers 900 $25.98 $23.51 $48,890 5.3%
89199 All Other Precision Metal Workers 1,070 $11.05 $12.53 $26,050 2.8%
89302 Pattern and Model Makers, Wood 620 $16.17 $15.99 $33,250 2.9%
89308 Wood Machinists 1,040 $11.09 $11.08 $23,050 2.6%
89311 Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters 3,680 $10.88 $11.92 $24,800 2.3%
89314 Furniture Finishers 780 $9.26 $10.08 $20,970 2.9%
89399 All Other Precision Woodworkers 110 $8.98 $9.37 $19,490 2.4%
89502 Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers and Lay-Out Workers 250 $11.11 $11.61 $24,160 2.2%
89505 Custom Tailors and Sewers 1,610 $9.03 $9.42 $19,590 3.6%
89508 Upholsterers 910 $10.57 $11.49 $23,900 6.4%
89511 Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers, Precision 370 $8.26 $8.80 $18,300 2.3%
89514 Spotters, Dry-Cleaning 490 $8.74 $8.63 $17,960 4.4%
89517 Pressers, Delicate Fabrics 1,070 $7.16 $7.90 $16,440 6.1%
89521 Precision Dyers 130 $10.88 $11.73 $24,390 3.4%
89599 All Other Precision Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers 320 $8.49 $10.33 $21,490 1.4%
89702 Hand Compositors and Typesetters 360 $8.88 $9.53 $19,820 7.9%
89705 Job Printers 1,570 $14.13 $15.11 $31,430 3.9%
89706 Paste-Up Workers 370 $14.92 $13.78 $28,670 3.2%
89707 Electronic Pagination System Operators 1,350 $15.05 $16.01 $33,300 1.9%
89712 Photoengravers 330 $20.23 $17.46 $36,320 5.5%
89713 Camera Operators 370 $12.66 $13.53 $28,150 2.4%
89715 Scanner Operators 490 $15.39 $16.85 $35,050 3.9%
89717 Strippers 1,490 $17.43 $18.24 $37,940 1.7%
89718 Platemakers 1,310 $16.17 $15.89 $33,050 2.0%
89719 All Other Lithography and Photoengraving Workers 530 $19.82 $20.82 $43,310 2.9%
89721 Bookbinders 480 $8.67 $10.45 $21,730 5.1%
89799 All Other Precision Printing Workers 160 $10.55 $11.19 $23,280 2.2%
89802 Slaughterers and Butchers 3,070 $8.54 $8.63 $17,950 1.0%
89808 Food Batchmakers 2,350 $12.22 $11.78 $24,500 2.3%
89899 All Other Precision Food and Tobacco Workers 800 $10.50 $12.39 $25,760 3.4%
89902 Precision Foundry Mold and Coremakers 580 $12.18 $12.58 $26,170 2.1%
89905 Precision Molders, Shapers, Casters, and Carvers, Except Jewelry and Foundry 690 $8.37 $8.88 $18,460 1.4%
89908 Precision Patternmakers, Model Makers, Lay-Out Workers, and Cutters 100 $13.32 $14.91 $31,020 2.1%
89911 Precision Detail Design Decorators and Painters 70 $11.99 $13.53 $28,140 2.7%
89914 Precision Photographic Process Workers 430 $14.31 $13.41 $27,890 7.8%
89917 Precision Optical Goods Workers 900 $10.69 $11.03 $22,930 2.6%
89921 Precision Dental Laboratory Technicians 1,480 $12.53 $12.77 $26,560 2.3%
89923 Medical Appliance Makers 430 $10.98 $11.64 $24,200 4.4%
89999 All Other Precision Workers 5,570 $10.45 $11.44 $23,790 3.0%
 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)
91102 Sawing Machine Tool Setters and Set-Up Operators, Metal and Plastic 1,110 $10.97 $11.43 $23,780 1.4%
91105 Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters and Set-Up Operators, Metal and Plastic 5,680 $15.15 $15.65 $32,550 1.8%
91108 Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters and Set-Up Operators, Metal and Plastic 2,860 $11.01 $12.22 $25,420 2.8%
91111 Milling and Planing Machine Setters and Set-Up Operators, Metal and Plastic 1,900 $15.42 $15.90 $33,070 2.4%
91114 Grinding, Lapping, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters and Set-Up Operators, Metal and Plastic 5,490 $12.08 $13.26 $27,590 1.8%
91117 Machine Tool Cutting Operators and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 4,990 $11.32 $12.12 $25,210 2.4%
91302 Punching Machine Setters and Set-Up Operators, Metal and Plastic 4,650 $11.80 $12.08 $25,140 1.5%
91305 Press and Press-Brake Machine Setters and Set-Up Operators, Metal and Plastic 5,100 $12.50 $12.54 $26,080 1.6%
91308 Shear and Slitter Machine Setters and Set-Up Operators, Metal and Plastic 1,480 $11.49 $12.22 $25,430 3.1%
91311 Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters and Set-Up Operators, Metal and Plastic 3,330 $12.09 $12.31 $25,600 1.4%
91314 Rolling Machine Setters and Set-Up Operators, Metal and Plastic 1,760 $14.47 $14.33 $29,810 1.7%
91317 Forging Machine Setters and Set-Up Operators, Metal and Plastic 970 $12.53 $12.45 $25,900 1.5%
91321 Machine Forming Operators and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 14,410 $9.92 $10.19 $21,190 1.5%
91502 Numerical Control Machine Tool Operators and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 8,430 $12.19 $13.30 $27,670 3.3%
91505 Combination Machine Tool Setters and Set-Up Operators, Metal and Plastic 6,470 $11.76 $12.44 $25,870 2.5%
91508 Combination Machine Tool Operators and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 3,310 $9.81 $10.14 $21,090 1.9%
91702 Welding Machine Setters and Set-Up Operators 2,210 $14.56 $15.85 $32,970 5.3%
91705 Welding Machine Operators and Tenders 4,750 $11.33 $12.05 $25,070 3.5%
91708 Soldering and Brazing Machine Setters and Set-Up Operators 770 $12.64 $12.44 $25,870 1.7%
91711 Soldering and Brazing Machine Operators and Tenders 470 $9.94 $10.44 $21,710 3.5%
91714 Metal Fabricators, Structural Metal Products 1,420 $12.63 $14.12 $29,360 4.7%
91902 Plastic Molding and Casting Machine Setters and Set-Up Operators 2,570 $10.79 $11.00 $22,870 2.6%
91905 Plastic Molding and Casting Machine Operators and Tenders 9,070 $8.21 $8.70 $18,100 3.8%
91908 Metal Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters and Set-Up Operators 1,610 $11.28 $11.86 $24,660 1.6%
91911 Metal Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Operators and Tenders 2,930 $11.51 $12.72 $26,450 2.1%
91914 Foundry Mold Assembly and Shake-Out Workers 450 $9.59 $10.20 $21,220 2.1%
91917 Electrolytic Plating and Coating Machine Setters and Set-Up Operators, Metal and Plastic 1,030 $10.75 $11.61 $24,140 4.2%
91921 Electrolytic Plating and Coating Machine Operators and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 2,140 $10.19 $10.05 $20,910 1.8%
91923 Nonelectrolytic Plating and Coating Machine Setters and Set-Up Operators, Metal and Plastic 190 $11.22 $11.20 $23,290 5.9%
91926 Nonelectrolytic Plating and Coating Machine Operators and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 790 $7.98 $8.35 $17,360 1.6%
91928 Heating Equipment Setters and Set-Up Operators, Metal and Plastic 390 $15.53 $16.25 $33,790 4.2%
91932 Heat Treating, Annealing, and Tempering Machine Operators and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 1,890 $9.85 $10.46 $21,760 2.0%
91935 Furnace Operators and Tenders 1,670 $11.22 $11.59 $24,120 1.3%
91938 Heaters, Metal and Plastic 120 $12.13 $12.43 $25,860 1.6%
92197 All Other Metal and Plastic (Cutting, Forming, Fabricating, or Processing) Machine Setters and Set-Up Operators 3,390 $10.02 $11.35 $23,610 5.4%
92198 All Other Metal and Plastic (Cutting, Forming, Fabricating, or Processing) Machine Operators and Tenders 5,360 $8.98 $9.89 $20,560 2.2%
92302 Sawing Machine Setters and Set-Up Operators 160 $11.17 $10.92 $22,710 3.8%
92305 Head Sawyers 100 $11.37 $12.06 $25,080 3.9%
92308 Sawing Machine Operators and Tenders 990 $9.01 $9.77 $20,330 3.1%
92311 Woodworking Machine Setters and Set-Up Operators, Except Sawing 530 $12.95 $14.44 $30,030 7.9%
92314 Woodworking Machine Operators and Tenders, Except Sawing 1,120 $9.14 $9.78 $20,350 4.2%
92510 Printing Press Machine Setters and Set-Up Operators 1,800 $11.45 $12.04 $25,040 3.5%
92512 Offset Lithographic Press Setters and Set-Up Operators 5,210 $15.58 $16.75 $34,830 2.3%
92515 Letterpress Setters and Set-Up Operators 670 $13.27 $13.30 $27,670 5.5%
92519 All Other Printing Press Setters and Set-Up Operators 520 $16.76 $15.34 $31,910 3.6%
92522 Specialty Materials Printing Machine Setters and Set-Up Operators 360 $11.22 $12.20 $25,380 5.0%
92524 Screen Printing Machine Setters and Set-Up Operators 730 $9.32 $10.09 $20,990 2.5%
92525 Bindery Machine Setters and Set-Up Operators 1,730 $13.69 $13.38 $27,830 2.7%
92529 All Other Printing Related Machine Setters and Set-Up Operators 710 $14.46 $14.20 $29,540 2.3%
92541 Typesetting and Composing Machine Operators and Tenders 1,020 $10.29 $10.16 $21,140 2.2%
92543 Printing Press Machine Operators and Tenders 6,120 $13.45 $14.43 $30,010 1.8%
92545 Photoengraving and Lithographing Machine Operators and Tenders 720 $14.86 $15.44 $32,120 3.6%
92546 Bindery Machine Operators and Tenders 6,800 $7.70 $8.87 $18,440 2.7%
92549 All Other Printing, Binding, and Related Machine Operators and Tenders 1,020 $11.67 $12.19 $25,360 3.4%
92702 Textile Machine Setters and Set-Up Operators 90 $12.00 $11.54 $24,010 2.3%
92705 Textile Machine Operators and Tenders, Winding, Twisting, Knitting, Weaving, and Cutting 540 $8.50 $8.91 $18,530 1.5%
92708 Extruding and Forming Machine Operators and Tenders, Synthetic or Glass Fibers (*) $15.18 $14.57 $30,300 2.0%
92717 Sewing Machine Operators, Garment 5,090 $7.69 $7.92 $16,480 1.2%
92721 Sewing Machine Operators, Nongarment 3,180 $7.65 $8.03 $16,710 1.7%
92723 Shoe Sewing Machine Operators and Tenders 110 $8.30 $8.29 $17,250 4.1%
92726 Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Machine Operators and Tenders, Except Pressing 7,050 $6.80 $7.08 $14,730 1.1%
92728 Pressing Machine Operators and Tenders, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials 1,440 $8.13 $8.32 $17,310 2.2%
92902 Electronic Semiconductor Processors (*) $12.08 $12.48 $25,950 1.7%
92905 Motion Picture Projectionists 430 $20.84 $21.71 $45,150 6.7%
92908 Photographic Processing Machine Operators and Tenders 1,920 $8.89 $10.29 $21,400 7.8%
92911 Tire Building Machine Operators 1,570 $17.78 $17.49 $36,380 2.4%
92914 Paper Goods Machine Setters and Set-Up Operators 3,040 $14.02 $14.21 $29,550 2.2%
92917 Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders, Food and Tobacco 1,200 $13.78 $15.09 $31,380 10.5%
92921 Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine Operators and Tenders, Food and Tobacco 1,090 $10.14 $9.81 $20,400 3.4%
92923 Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, or Kettle Operators and Tenders 680 $13.56 $13.47 $28,010 1.8%
92926 Boiler Operators and Tenders, Low Pressure 680 $15.82 $16.43 $34,180 4.6%
92928 Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders 280 $12.94 $12.32 $25,630 8.0%
92932 Dairy Processing Equipment Operators, Including Setters 890 $13.40 $12.95 $26,930 7.6%
92935 Chemical Equipment Controllers and Operators 3,090 $15.83 $16.12 $33,540 1.6%
92938 Chemical Equipment Tenders (*) $16.00 $14.96 $31,120 11.3%
92941 Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters and Set-Up Operators 1,340 $11.95 $12.86 $26,760 2.5%
92944 Cutting and Slicing Machine Operators and Tenders 3,550 $10.48 $11.11 $23,110 1.2%
92947 Painters, Transportation Equipment 1,440 $13.46 $15.10 $31,410 3.2%
92951 Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters and Set-Up Operators 2,360 $11.07 $11.87 $24,680 2.3%
92953 Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Operators and Tenders 4,640 $9.78 $10.41 $21,660 2.6%
92956 Cementing and Gluing Machine Operators and Tenders 990 $9.76 $10.49 $21,820 3.3%
92958 Cleaning, Washing, and Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders 1,390 $9.76 $9.91 $20,620 1.4%
92962 Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Operators and Tenders 690 $12.33 $12.92 $26,870 3.3%
92965 Crushing, Grinding, Mixing, and Blending Machine Operators and Tenders 6,360 $11.57 $12.25 $25,480 1.6%
92968 Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters and Set-Up Operators 1,550 $11.72 $12.78 $26,570 2.6%
92971 Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Operators and Tenders 5,180 $12.04 $12.71 $26,430 2.1%
92974 Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders 22,150 $10.40 $10.79 $22,430 2.2%
92997 All Other Machine Setters and Set-Up Operators 8,560 $13.13 $13.70 $28,490 1.4%
92998 All Other Machine Operators and Tenders 24,360 $10.47 $10.99 $22,860 1.5%
 Hand Occupations, Including Assemblers and Fabricators top
Wage Estimates
OES Code Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual Mean RSE (1)
93102 Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems Assemblers, Precision 50 $11.08 $12.49 $25,970 18.8%
93105 Machine Builders and Other Precision Machine Assemblers 6,630 $19.77 $18.77 $39,050 3.2%
93108 Fitters, Structural Metal, Precision 640 $17.66 $18.52 $38,520 11.1%
93111 Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers, Precision 4,560 $10.74 $11.26 $23,410 3.2%
93114 Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers, Precision 5,580 $10.21 $11.13 $23,140 1.7%
93117 Watch, Clock, and Chronometer Assemblers, Adjusters, Calibrators, Precision (*) $10.42 $10.46 $21,760 3.4%
93197 All Other Precision Assemblers 3,520 $10.62 $10.57 $21,980 2.8%
93902 Machine Assemblers 7,590 $11.44 $12.03 $25,020 2.2%
93905 Electrical and Electronic Assemblers 13,000 $9.40 $9.48 $19,720 1.6%
93908 Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers 1,810 $7.78 $8.53 $17,740 4.2%
93911 Glaziers, Manufacturing 160 $13.11 $13.47 $28,010 4.1%
93914 Welders and Cutters 18,380 $13.17 $13.58 $28,240 1.1%
93917 Solderers and Brazers 3,200 $7.74 $8.03 $16,710 2.0%
93921 Pressers, Hand 260 $6.53 $6.79 $14,120 2.4%
93923 Sewers, Hand 480 $9.38 $9.98 $20,760 2.2%
93926 Cutters and Trimmers, Hand 1,930 $9.90 $10.07 $20,940 2.1%
93928 Portable Machine Cutters 900 $9.22 $9.23 $19,210 1.3%
93932 Carpet Cutters, Diagrammers, and Seamers 40 $10.65 $10.18 $21,180 1.7%
93935 Cannery Workers 1,270 $6.67 $7.20 $14,980 2.3%
93938 Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers, Hand 2,200 $7.83 $8.25 $17,170 3.4%
93941 Metal Pourers and Casters, Basic Shapes 540 $11.28 $11.93 $24,820 2.9%
93944 Molders and Casters, Hand 1,030 $9.88 $10.59 $22,040 3.0%
93947 Painting, Coating, and Decorating Workers, Hand 1,210 $10.00 $10.35 $21,540 4.2%
93951 Engraving and Printing Workers, Hand 410 $10.97 $10.48 $21,790 1.4%
93953 Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand 3,630 $10.32 $11.21 $23,320 1.6%
93956 Assemblers and Fabricators, Except Machine, Electrical, Electronic, and Precision 58,500 $9.30 $10.05 $20,910 2.1%
93999 All Other Hand Workers 25,400 $7.45 $8.07 $16,790 1.7%
 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 4,000 $16.03 $15.94 $33,160 2.7%
95005 Gas Plant Operators 190 $20.67 $19.25 $40,030 4.9%
95008 Chemical Plant and System Operators 2,550 $18.56 $18.34 $38,150 3.0%
95011 Petroleum Pump System Operators (*) $13.68 $15.37 $31,980 8.3%
95014 Petroleum Refinery and Control Panel Operators 1,070 $14.85 $15.79 $32,850 22.0%
95017 Gaugers (*) $8.81 $12.64 $26,290 10.5%
95021 Power-Generating Plant Operators, Except Auxiliary Equipment Operators 380 $20.62 $20.95 $43,570 2.2%
95023 Auxiliary Equipment Operators, Power 400 $21.25 $21.01 $43,700 2.4%
95028 Power Distributors and Dispatchers 500 $20.91 $21.15 $43,990 2.5%
95032 Stationary Engineers 1,840 $23.87 $23.64 $49,180 5.0%
95099 All Other Plant and System Operators 11,900 $12.48 $12.61 $26,230 1.5%
 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 62,920 $14.34 $14.91 $31,020 1.2%
97105 Truck Drivers, Light, Include Delivery and Route Workers 56,340 $11.09 $12.43 $25,850 2.3%
97108 Bus Drivers 12,520 $15.05 $13.86 $28,820 6.3%
97111 Bus Drivers, School 16,610 $8.43 $9.16 $19,040 2.1%
97114 Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs 3,470 $8.89 $9.64 $20,040 4.3%
97117 Driver/Sales Workers 10,770 $11.45 $12.43 $25,850 1.9%
97199 All Other Motor Vehicle Operators 1,520 $7.36 $9.29 $19,310 4.4%
97302 Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters 1,300 $19.60 $21.29 $44,290 2.3%
97305 Locomotive Engineers 2,130 $21.39 $22.31 $46,410 5.1%
97308 Rail Yard Engineers, Dinkey Operators, and Hostlers 110 $17.17 $17.48 $36,360 4.0%
97311 Locomotive Firers 280 $28.68 $26.17 $54,420 5.8%
97317 Railroad Brake, Signal, and Switch Operators 1,240 $17.99 $19.25 $40,040 3.8%
97399 All Other Rail Vehicle Operators and Controllers 410 $11.18 $13.30 $27,660 9.6%
97502 Captains, Water Vessel 150 $21.76 $21.64 $45,010 6.9%
97505 Mates, Ship, Boat, and Barge 370 $9.73 $10.03 $20,860 1.8%
97508 Pilots, Ship 270 $18.39 $18.36 $38,190 1.7%
97511 Motorboat Operators 30 $7.63 $9.88 $20,550 11.8%
97514 Able Seamen 230 $10.88 $11.41 $23,730 2.2%
97517 Ordinary Seamen and Marine Oilers (*) $13.57 $15.34 $31,900 2.8%
97521 Ship Engineers (*) $17.24 $17.45 $36,290 2.1%
97702 Aircraft Pilots and Flight Engineers 7,490 * * $100,720 26.5%
97802 Bridge, Lock, and Lighthouse Tenders 320 $17.82 $17.88 $37,190 1.3%
97805 Service Station Attendants 4,600 $6.81 $7.89 $16,410 5.2%
97808 Parking Lot Attendants 3,800 $8.95 $8.46 $17,600 1.9%
97899 All Other Transportation and Related Workers 8,210 $15.46 $15.10 $31,400 3.7%
97902 Longshore Equipment Operators 60 $20.56 $17.39 $36,160 9.0%
97905 Tank Car and Truck Loaders 300 $17.35 $16.53 $34,370 3.2%
97908 Oil Pumpers, Except Wellhead 60 $9.80 $11.22 $23,340 4.3%
97911 Wellhead Pumpers 160 $10.56 $9.94 $20,670 4.8%
97921 Gas Compressor Operators 70 $18.56 $18.89 $39,280 3.0%
97923 Excavating and Loading Machine Operators 2,910 $17.48 $18.12 $37,680 3.3%
97926 Dragline Operators (*) $20.71 $21.80 $45,350 3.6%
97928 Dredge Operators 30 $15.34 $16.75 $34,850 10.0%
97932 Loading Machine Operators, Underground Mining 50 $17.53 $17.40 $36,180 2.8%
97935 Shuttle Car Operators 230 $17.77 $19.04 $39,610 5.7%
97938 Grader, Bulldozer, and Scraper Operators 2,290 $19.48 $19.68 $40,930 2.4%
97941 Hoist and Winch Operators 600 $14.29 $14.18 $29,500 2.4%
97944 Crane and Tower Operators 2,430 $14.80 $15.00 $31,200 2.1%
97947 Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators 22,790 $12.04 $12.72 $26,460 2.3%
97951 Conveyor Operators and Tenders 1,220 $12.98 $13.48 $28,040 5.9%
97953 Pump Operators 190 $17.85 $17.27 $35,920 2.6%
97956 Operating Engineers 6,160 $23.69 $23.40 $48,670 2.5%
97989 All Other Material-Moving Equipment Operators 7,970 $11.08 $11.89 $24,740 1.3%
97999 All Other Transportation and Material-Moving Equipment Operators 1,730 $15.37 $15.70 $32,660 14.3%
 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 10,870 $10.06 $10.82 $22,510 2.1%
98311 Helpers, Brick and Stonemasons and Hard Tile Setters 2,260 $17.66 $16.85 $35,050 4.0%
98312 Helpers, Carpenters and Related Workers 7,050 $11.05 $12.52 $26,040 2.8%
98313 Helpers, Electricians and Power-Line Transmission Installers 1,680 $11.52 $12.97 $26,990 7.6%
98314 Helpers, Painters, Paperhangers, Plasterers, and Stucco Masons 1,610 $15.27 $16.10 $33,500 6.4%
98315 Helpers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 2,340 $13.41 $15.68 $32,610 7.3%
98316 Helpers, Roofers 830 $9.86 $10.39 $21,610 4.5%
98319 Helpers, All Other Construction Trades Workers 3,110 $15.18 $14.93 $31,040 2.6%
98323 Helpers, Extractive Workers 350 $10.32 $10.57 $21,990 4.9%
98502 Machine Feeders and Offbearers 11,060 $9.51 $9.87 $20,540 1.6%
98702 Stevedores, Except Equipment Operators 140 $13.86 $13.44 $27,950 8.7%
98705 Refuse and Recyclable Material Collectors 5,070 $14.51 $14.43 $30,020 9.9%
98799 All Other Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 39,790 $8.79 $9.60 $19,970 1.3%
98902 Hand Packers and Packagers 57,490 $7.56 $7.86 $16,360 0.8%
98905 Vehicle Washers and Equipment Cleaners 10,910 $6.82 $8.10 $16,850 5.5%
98999 All Other Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers, Hand 88,250 $8.74 $10.52 $21,880 3.0%

(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 rates for occupations where workers typically work fewer than 2,080 hours per year are not available.

# = Median hourly wage is over $60.01 per hour.

Annual wages have been calculated by multiplying the hourly mean wage by a "year-round, full-time" hours figure of 2,080 hours; for those occupations where there is not an hourly mean wage published, the annual wage has been directly calculated from the reported survey data.

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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