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Occupational Employment Statistics
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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2019

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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)
53,760 0.5 % $29.31 $60,960 0.3 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $15.91 $20.05 $26.39 $36.95 $48.93
Annual Wage (2) $33,090 $41,700 $54,890 $76,850 $101,780


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)
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 21,650 1.08 $34.00 $70,730
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 21,160 0.97 $27.25 $56,670
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 10,950 0.20 $24.01 $49,930

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 21,650 1.08 $34.00 $70,730
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 21,160 0.97 $27.25 $56,670
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 10,950 0.20 $24.01 $49,930

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 21,650 1.08 $34.00 $70,730
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 21,160 0.97 $27.25 $56,670
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 10,950 0.20 $24.01 $49,930


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 8,300 0.48 1.31 $33.22 $69,090
New York 4,650 0.49 1.34 $34.16 $71,060
Florida 4,390 0.50 1.37 $22.37 $46,520
Texas 3,720 0.30 0.82 $27.94 $58,110
Pennsylvania 3,410 0.58 1.58 $22.88 $47,580




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)
Utah 1,910 1.27 3.47 $23.34 $48,550
Kentucky 1,510 0.80 2.18 $23.86 $49,630
Rhode Island 360 0.74 2.02 $34.93 $72,650
Missouri 1,800 0.64 1.75 $23.21 $48,280
Pennsylvania 3,410 0.58 1.58 $22.88 $47,580




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Alaska 60 0.20 0.56 $44.08 $91,690
Connecticut 870 0.52 1.43 $41.31 $85,920
Kansas 70 0.05 0.14 $38.75 $80,590
New Jersey 1,460 0.36 0.98 $37.49 $77,980
Arizona 400 0.14 0.38 $37.27 $77,530





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)
Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA 3,550 3.50 9.57 $29.93 $62,250
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 3,360 0.35 0.95 $37.84 $78,710
Austin-Round Rock, TX 2,180 2.03 5.55 $22.01 $45,780
Ogden-Clearfield, UT 1,800 6.85 18.73 $22.66 $47,130
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 1,750 0.61 1.66 $28.28 $58,820
Fresno, CA 1,570 4.04 11.03 $22.30 $46,380
Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY 1,460 3.22 8.81 $29.67 $61,710
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 1,450 0.23 0.63 $43.00 $89,440
Kansas City, MO-KS 1,440 1.34 3.65 $22.42 $46,630
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 1,360 0.50 1.36 $26.51 $55,150




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

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Ogden-Clearfield, UT 1,800 6.85 18.73 $22.66 $47,130
Fresno, CA 1,570 4.04 11.03 $22.30 $46,380
Springfield, IL 420 4.02 10.97 $24.98 $51,950
Tallahassee, FL 670 3.83 10.45 $16.76 $34,860
Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA 3,550 3.50 9.57 $29.93 $62,250
Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY 1,460 3.22 8.81 $29.67 $61,710
Montgomery, AL 350 2.11 5.77 $30.09 $62,580
Austin-Round Rock, TX 2,180 2.03 5.55 $22.01 $45,780
Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA 630 1.91 5.22 $23.27 $48,400
Ocala, FL 150 1.44 3.95 $17.50 $36,400