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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2018

39-9041 Residential Advisors

Coordinate activities in resident facilities in secondary and college dormitories, group homes, or similar establishments. Order supplies and determine need for maintenance, repairs, and furnishings. May maintain household records and assign rooms. May assist residents with problem solving or refer them to counseling resources.


National estimates for this occupation
Industry profile for this occupation
Geographic profile for this occupation

National estimates for this occupation: Top

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for this occupation:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
108,380 2.3 % $14.41 $29,970 0.5 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $9.36 $10.96 $13.39 $16.79 $21.20
Annual Wage (2) $19,470 $22,800 $27,860 $34,930 $44,100


Industry profile for this occupation: Top

Industries with the highest published employment and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all industries with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.

Industries with the highest levels of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Facilities 31,140 4.87 $13.82 $28,740
Other Residential Care Facilities 16,050 9.84 $13.89 $28,900
Individual and Family Services 10,710 0.44 $13.56 $28,190
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 10,520 0.35 $16.00 $33,280
Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services 9,270 5.40 $14.13 $29,390

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Rooming and Boarding Houses 1,280 10.71 $14.32 $29,780
Other Residential Care Facilities 16,050 9.84 $13.89 $28,900
Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services 9,270 5.40 $14.13 $29,390
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Facilities 31,140 4.87 $13.82 $28,740
Vocational Rehabilitation Services 4,450 1.37 $13.77 $28,640

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Other Schools and Instruction 380 0.09 $18.78 $39,060
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 1,960 0.09 $18.14 $37,740
Management of Companies and Enterprises 610 0.03 $17.98 $37,400
Grantmaking and Giving Services 90 0.06 $17.16 $35,690
Traveler Accommodation 30 (7) $17.11 $35,590


Geographic profile for this occupation: Top

States and areas with the highest published employment, location quotients, and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all areas with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.





States with the highest employment level in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New York 8,430 0.90 1.20 $17.18 $35,740
Tennessee 7,340 2.48 3.31 $10.46 $21,760
California 6,880 0.40 0.54 $16.75 $34,830
Texas 6,780 0.56 0.75 $12.66 $26,340
Pennsylvania 6,650 1.14 1.52 $13.49 $28,050




States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
South Dakota 2,340 5.55 7.41 $12.58 $26,160
Tennessee 7,340 2.48 3.31 $10.46 $21,760
Kentucky 4,420 2.34 3.12 $11.82 $24,580
North Dakota 860 2.05 2.74 $15.73 $32,710
Maryland 5,380 2.01 2.68 $14.76 $30,690




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Minnesota 2,370 0.83 1.10 $18.34 $38,140
District of Columbia 930 1.30 1.74 $17.94 $37,320
Connecticut 2,040 1.23 1.64 $17.83 $37,090
Vermont 360 1.18 1.58 $17.77 $36,970
Nebraska 360 0.37 0.49 $17.38 $36,160





Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 5,610 0.59 0.79 $17.87 $37,170
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 4,020 1.28 1.71 $16.41 $34,130
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 3,480 1.26 1.69 $16.87 $35,080
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 2,700 0.44 0.59 $16.18 $33,650
Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD 2,670 1.94 2.60 $14.32 $29,790
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 2,140 0.75 1.01 $13.96 $29,030
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 2,010 0.43 0.58 $15.94 $33,160
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN 1,960 2.02 2.70 $11.02 $22,910
Memphis, TN-MS-AR 1,690 2.72 3.63 $10.65 $22,160
Pittsburgh, PA 1,480 1.29 1.72 $13.42 $27,910