Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2016

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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)
58,450 0.3 % $27.86 $57,950 0.3 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $15.32 $19.27 $25.03 $34.66 $46.85
Annual Wage (2) $31,860 $40,090 $52,060 $72,090 $97,440


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) 24,820 1.23 $32.47 $67,540
State Government (OES Designation) 22,640 1.04 $25.16 $52,330
Local Government (OES Designation) 11,000 0.20 $23.02 $47,890

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) 24,820 1.23 $32.47 $67,540
State Government (OES Designation) 22,640 1.04 $25.16 $52,330
Local Government (OES Designation) 11,000 0.20 $23.02 $47,890

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) 24,820 1.23 $32.47 $67,540
State Government (OES Designation) 22,640 1.04 $25.16 $52,330
Local Government (OES Designation) 11,000 0.20 $23.02 $47,890


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 8,870 0.56 1.33 $29.98 $62,360
New York 5,270 0.58 1.39 $31.95 $66,450
Florida 4,220 0.51 1.23 $22.45 $46,690
Texas 4,000 0.34 0.82 $27.13 $56,420
Pennsylvania 3,320 0.58 1.39 $24.55 $51,070




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 1,860 1.35 3.24 $23.68 $49,250
Kentucky 1,910 1.02 2.45 $22.59 $46,980
Missouri 2,170 0.79 1.89 $20.98 $43,630
Rhode Island 320 0.67 1.61 $33.86 $70,440
West Virginia 460 0.66 1.60 $19.20 $39,930




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Alaska 70 0.23 0.55 $41.07 $85,430
Connecticut 1,020 0.61 1.47 $39.75 $82,680
New Jersey 1,450 0.37 0.88 $37.83 $78,700
Michigan 600 0.14 0.34 $35.12 $73,040
Illinois 1,490 0.25 0.61 $34.94 $72,680





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 3,220 3.53 8.48 $26.25 $54,610
Austin-Round Rock, TX 2,130 2.21 5.30 $21.48 $44,680
New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 1,900 0.29 0.69 $39.62 $82,410
Ogden-Clearfield, UT 1,760 7.22 17.35 $23.02 $47,880
Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN 1,610 1.55 3.72 $26.12 $54,320
Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division 1,610 1.81 4.35 $25.85 $53,760
Kansas City, MO-KS 1,610 1.54 3.70 $21.05 $43,780
Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY 1,600 3.62 8.70 $27.57 $57,340
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 1,440 0.56 1.35 $25.93 $53,930
Nassau County-Suffolk County, NY Metropolitan Division 1,320 1.03 2.46 $28.96 $60,240




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 1,760 7.22 17.35 $23.02 $47,880
Tallahassee, FL 920 5.59 13.42 $19.11 $39,740
Olympia-Tumwater, WA 380 3.67 8.80 $25.35 $52,730
Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY 1,600 3.62 8.70 $27.57 $57,340
Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA 3,220 3.53 8.48 $26.25 $54,610
Montgomery, AL 370 2.24 5.39 $27.56 $57,320
Austin-Round Rock, TX 2,130 2.21 5.30 $21.48 $44,680
Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division 1,610 1.81 4.35 $25.85 $53,760
Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA 580 1.81 4.35 $23.84 $49,580
Charleston, WV 200 1.75 4.20 $16.80 $34,940