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Occupational Employment Statistics
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Distribution of employment by wage range for each major occupational group, May 2016

Distribution of employment by wage range for each major occupational group, May 2016
Occupational Group Under $9.25 $9.25-11.74 $11.75-14.74 $14.75-18.74 $18.75-23.99 $24.00-30.24 $30.25-38.49 $38.50-$48.99 $49.00-61.99 $62.00-78.74 $78.75-and over

All occupations

9.8 16.0 13.2 14.2 12.9 11.1 8.6 6.0 3.7 2.2 2.3

Management

0.8 0.8 1.3 2.9 5.5 9.2 13.7 16.7 16.6 13.7 18.9

Business and financial operations

0.7 1.4 2.7 7.0 13.7 19.5 21.3 16.8 9.1 4.3 3.5

Computer and mathematical

0.3 0.7 1.8 4.5 8.6 13.0 18.3 20.9 17.7 10.0 4.3

Architecture and engineering

0.2 0.6 1.7 4.7 9.1 15.3 21.1 20.6 15.0 8.0 3.7

Life, physical, and social science

0.6 1.9 4.5 9.6 15.4 17.4 17.8 14.7 9.7 5.0 3.3

Community and social service

2.3 6.6 12.0 20.8 21.6 17.5 11.5 5.6 1.6 0.3 0.2

Legal

0.6 1.2 3.0 7.4 11.1 13.8 13.2 11.7 10.1 10.6 17.2

Education, training, and library

5.3 8.8 9.1 12.6 17.1 17.6 14.0 8.6 3.7 1.6 1.6

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media

5.9 9.3 10.0 13.5 15.0 14.7 12.6 8.6 4.9 2.5 3.0

Healthcare practitioners and technical

0.6 2.7 5.0 9.1 13.4 18.6 18.6 12.9 8.0 4.2 7.0

Healthcare support

8.0 26.4 27.5 21.0 10.5 4.4 1.7 0.4 0.1 - -

Protective service

7.0 15.1 13.4 15.4 14.9 12.1 11.0 7.0 2.9 1.1 0.1

Food preparation and serving related

34.1 36.3 14.7 8.0 4.1 1.8 0.7 0.2 0.1 - -

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance

17.6 31.1 21.7 15.5 8.6 4.0 1.2 0.3 0.1 - -

Personal care and service

24.3 36.3 18.1 10.0 5.7 3.1 1.5 0.6 0.3 0.1 -

Sales and related

18.0 26.3 13.4 11.0 9.2 7.2 5.4 3.7 2.4 1.5 1.8

Office and administrative support

6.1 15.1 19.0 23.2 18.0 11.7 4.7 1.6 0.4 0.1 -

Farming, fishing, and forestry

9.5 47.4 17.6 12.3 7.3 3.8 1.5 0.4 0.1 - -

Construction and extraction

1.8 5.9 12.8 20.7 19.8 16.9 11.8 7.1 2.5 0.7 0.1

Installation, maintenance, and repair

2.9 7.5 11.9 19.0 20.8 18.8 12.4 5.2 1.3 0.2 -

Production

5.8 17.6 19.8 21.5 16.7 10.6 5.2 2.1 0.6 0.2 -

Transportation and material moving

10.5 21.0 18.4 18.7 14.7 8.9 4.8 1.7 0.6 0.4 0.4

 

Last Modified Date: April 9, 2018