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Occupational Employment Statistics
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Distribution of employment in each major occupational group by wage range, May 2019

Distribution of employment by wage range for each major occupational group, May 2019
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

5.4 12.3 15.6 15.5 13.5 11.8 9.5 6.8 4.4 2.6 2.7

Management

0.6 0.7 1.1 2.5 5.0 8.7 13.0 15.8 16.4 14.9 21.2

Business and financial operations

0.5 1.1 2.4 6.0 12.1 18.9 21.4 17.8 10.7 5.2 3.9

Computer and mathematical

0.2 0.5 1.4 3.8 7.4 11.8 17.1 20.3 18.8 12.5 6.3

Architecture and engineering

0.1 0.4 1.2 4.1 7.6 13.9 21.1 20.9 16.4 9.2 5.0

Life, physical, and social science

0.3 1.0 3.1 8.0 13.3 18.0 18.9 16.3 11.3 5.7 4.0

Community and social service

1.1 3.9 10.3 19.9 22.5 19.5 13.0 6.5 2.5 0.7 0.2

Legal

0.5 0.8 2.6 6.8 10.3 13.9 13.8 11.8 9.9 10.0 19.4

Educational instruction and library

4.0 7.6 10.1 11.6 15.5 17.8 14.4 10.1 4.9 2.1 1.8

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media

3.5 7.5 10.0 12.7 14.7 16.0 13.7 9.9 5.8 2.9 3.3

Healthcare practitioners and technical

0.3 1.6 4.4 8.0 11.7 17.6 19.5 14.7 9.5 5.2 7.5

Healthcare support

5.6 21.8 33.0 22.5 10.5 4.3 1.6 0.5 0.1 - -

Protective service

3.2 10.0 15.6 17.0 16.0 13.0 10.9 8.2 4.0 1.7 0.5

Food preparation and serving related

20.0 31.5 26.4 12.5 5.5 2.6 1.0 0.3 0.1 - -

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance

7.8 23.3 28.3 21.0 11.4 5.5 2.0 0.5 0.1 - -

Personal care and service

13.5 26.2 24.8 15.5 9.3 5.9 2.9 1.2 0.5 0.2 -

Sales and related

8.8 22.8 21.2 13.2 9.6 7.9 6.1 4.1 2.6 1.7 1.9

Office and administrative support

2.8 8.7 17.2 25.8 21.5 13.8 7.1 2.3 0.6 0.2 -

Farming, fishing, and forestry

4.1 24.1 37.7 16.4 9.7 5.0 2.1 0.7 0.2 - -

Construction and extraction

0.9 3.2 9.7 19.8 21.0 19.1 13.4 8.2 3.5 0.9 0.3

Installation, maintenance, and repair

1.4 4.9 10.5 18.3 21.2 20.3 13.9 7.0 2.1 0.4 0.1

Production

2.6 11.0 20.7 24.2 19.1 12.1 6.3 2.7 0.9 0.2 -

Transportation and material moving

4.8 16.6 23.2 21.2 15.9 9.5 5.4 2.0 0.6 0.3 0.5

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

 

Last Modified Date: March 31, 2020