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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2018

43-9199 Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other

All office and administrative support workers not listed separately.


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)
196,570 1.3 % $18.02 $37,480 1.1 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $10.53 $11.98 $16.76 $22.26 $27.85
Annual Wage (2) $21,910 $24,920 $34,850 $46,310 $57,940


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)
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 29,460 0.54 $14.23 $29,600
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 22,690 0.75 $16.12 $33,530
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 11,860 0.59 $21.96 $45,680
Junior Colleges 11,390 1.58 $16.99 $35,340
Elementary and Secondary Schools 10,230 0.12 $15.99 $33,250

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Junior Colleges 11,390 1.58 $16.99 $35,340
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 22,690 0.75 $16.12 $33,530
Insurance and Employee Benefit Funds 40 0.71 (8) (8)
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 11,860 0.59 $21.96 $45,680
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 29,460 0.54 $14.23 $29,600

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing 50 0.01 $32.95 $68,550
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing 250 0.05 $26.70 $55,530
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution 410 0.10 $26.24 $54,580
Engine, Turbine, and Power Transmission Equipment Manufacturing (8) (8) $25.79 $53,640
Home Furnishings Stores 60 0.02 $24.05 $50,030


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)
California 45,040 2.65 1.95 $18.24 $37,940
New York 15,650 1.67 1.23 (8) (8)
Florida 9,450 1.10 0.81 $19.39 $40,330
Texas 7,440 0.61 0.45 $18.54 $38,560
North Carolina 7,100 1.62 1.19 $19.44 $40,440




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)
Nevada 6,000 4.46 3.28 $15.08 $31,370
Connecticut 6,160 3.71 2.73 $15.09 $31,400
Alaska 1,120 3.55 2.61 $24.84 $51,670
Oregon 6,520 3.46 2.55 $18.41 $38,280
District of Columbia 2,100 2.95 2.17 $24.74 $51,460




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Vermont 150 0.48 0.35 $25.51 $53,050
Alaska 1,120 3.55 2.61 $24.84 $51,670
District of Columbia 2,100 2.95 2.17 $24.74 $51,460
Michigan 2,020 0.47 0.35 $23.93 $49,770
Massachusetts 1,910 0.54 0.39 $21.70 $45,150





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 17,210 1.81 1.33 $13.70 $28,490
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 15,650 2.56 1.88 $18.70 $38,900
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 7,060 2.92 2.15 $19.95 $41,490
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 5,410 1.73 1.27 $22.92 $47,670
Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV 5,230 5.30 3.90 $14.70 $30,570
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 4,810 3.22 2.37 $15.20 $31,620
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 4,040 2.03 1.50 $20.99 $43,660
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 3,980 3.34 2.46 $19.41 $40,380
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 3,970 0.85 0.63 $19.90 $41,390
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 3,650 1.87 1.37 $17.05 $35,460