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Distribution of employment in each major occupational group by wage range, May 2018

Distribution of employment in each major occupational group by wage range, May 2018
Major 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

6.4 14.9 14.6 14.8 13.2 11.5 9.1 6.5 4.1 2.4 2.5

Management

0.7 0.8 1.1 2.6 5.1 8.7 13.0 16.3 16.7 14.6 20.3

Business and financial operations

0.5 1.3 2.5 6.4 12.8 19.3 21.4 17.4 10.0 4.6 3.7

Computer and mathematical

0.2 0.6 1.5 4.0 7.8 12.3 17.7 20.7 18.6 11.4 5.4

Architecture and engineering

0.1 0.5 1.4 4.2 8.1 14.4 21.2 20.8 15.8 8.8 4.6

Life, physical, and social science

0.3 1.4 3.9 8.7 14.2 17.7 17.9 15.4 11.0 5.6 3.9

Community and social service

1.2 5.4 10.9 20.2 22.0 18.8 12.3 6.3 2.1 0.5 0.2

Legal

0.5 0.9 3.0 6.9 10.6 14.0 13.7 11.8 9.9 10.1 18.7

Education, training, and library

4.2 8.6 9.5 12.0 16.0 17.7 14.3 9.5 4.4 1.9 1.8

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media

4.0 9.1 9.9 13.0 14.9 15.5 13.3 9.4 5.3 2.7 2.9

Healthcare practitioners and technical

0.4 2.1 4.6 8.3 12.2 18.0 19.3 14.3 8.9 4.8 7.1

Healthcare support

4.4 20.4 29.5 24.6 12.9 5.4 2.1 0.6 0.1 - -

Protective service

3.9 12.5 14.7 16.3 15.7 12.9 10.7 8.0 3.5 1.5 0.4

Food preparation and serving related

23.2 36.6 21.6 10.2 4.9 2.2 0.9 0.3 0.1 - -

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance

10.1 28.0 26.3 18.5 10.1 4.9 1.7 0.4 0.1 - -

Personal care and service

14.3 35.9 25.6 11.8 6.3 3.5 1.6 0.7 0.3 0.1 -

Sales and related

11.4 26.7 17.6 11.8 9.3 7.6 5.7 3.9 2.5 1.6 1.7

Office and administrative support

3.6 12.8 18.9 24.3 19.4 12.6 5.6 1.9 0.5 0.1 -

Farming, fishing, and forestry

5.1 36.5 27.6 14.5 8.9 4.7 1.9 0.6 0.2 - -

Construction and extraction

1.1 4.2 10.8 20.4 20.4 18.3 12.8 7.9 3.1 0.8 0.2

Installation, maintenance, and repair

1.7 6.0 11.1 18.5 21.0 19.7 13.4 6.5 1.8 0.3 0.1

Production

3.3 13.8 20.5 22.9 18.2 11.7 6.1 2.5 0.8 0.2 -

Transportation and material moving

5.9 18.0 20.5 20.1 16.0 10.2 5.7 2.0 0.7 0.3 0.5

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics program.

 

Last Modified Date: March 29, 2019