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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2019

27-1026 Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers

Plan and erect commercial displays, such as those in windows and interiors of retail stores and at trade exhibitions.


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)
140,850 2.6 % $15.84 $32,940 0.7 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $10.40 $11.88 $14.16 $17.95 $23.75
Annual Wage (2) $21,630 $24,710 $29,460 $37,330 $49,410


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)
Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services 30,060 6.13 $14.73 $30,640
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods (4244 and 4248 only) 23,560 2.39 $15.75 $32,750
General Merchandise Stores 18,130 0.58 $15.69 $32,630
Clothing Stores 7,410 0.72 $15.66 $32,570
Beverage Manufacturing 6,480 2.39 $18.71 $38,920

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services 30,060 6.13 $14.73 $30,640
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods (4244 and 4248 only) 23,560 2.39 $15.75 $32,750
Beverage Manufacturing 6,480 2.39 $18.71 $38,920
Furniture Stores 2,890 1.30 $17.37 $36,120
Home Furnishings Stores 2,770 1.09 $16.39 $34,080

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Cut and Sew Apparel Manufacturing (8) (8) $26.48 $55,080
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing 30 0.01 $26.01 $54,090
Automobile Dealers 40 (7) $24.46 $50,870
Office Administrative Services 30 0.01 $24.14 $50,200
Specialized Design Services 160 0.11 $23.49 $48,860


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 18,910 1.09 1.13 $17.07 $35,500
Texas 18,550 1.49 1.56 $13.93 $28,980
Florida 8,070 0.92 0.96 $16.52 $34,350
New York 7,400 0.78 0.81 $18.32 $38,100
Georgia 6,720 1.50 1.57 $15.58 $32,420




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)
Delaware 810 1.80 1.88 $13.75 $28,600
Alabama 3,310 1.68 1.75 $15.10 $31,410
Georgia 6,720 1.50 1.57 $15.58 $32,420
Texas 18,550 1.49 1.56 $13.93 $28,980
Hawaii 920 1.45 1.51 $16.43 $34,180




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Arkansas (8) (8) (8) $21.24 $44,170
Oregon 1,460 0.76 0.80 $20.65 $42,950
Connecticut 1,080 0.65 0.67 $19.56 $40,690
Washington 2,460 0.74 0.77 $19.32 $40,190
New York 7,400 0.78 0.81 $18.32 $38,100





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)
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 7,880 2.16 2.25 $14.25 $29,640
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 7,000 0.72 0.76 $18.71 $38,930
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 6,460 1.03 1.08 $16.74 $34,810
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 5,190 1.89 1.97 $15.68 $32,610
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 4,970 2.01 2.10 $18.50 $38,480
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 4,290 0.92 0.96 $15.91 $33,080
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 3,430 1.12 1.17 $14.03 $29,170
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 2,840 0.99 1.03 $15.16 $31,530
Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI 2,440 1.23 1.29 $13.98 $29,070
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 2,430 0.92 0.96 $14.24 $29,630