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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2019

23-1022 Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators

Facilitate negotiation and conflict resolution through dialogue. Resolve conflicts outside of the court system by mutual consent of parties involved.


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)
6,090 3.8 % $35.44 $73,720 1.8 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $17.99 $22.34 $30.74 $45.31 $59.49
Annual Wage (2) $37,420 $46,460 $63,930 $94,230 $123,730


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) 1,390 0.03 $36.49 $75,890
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 1,190 0.05 $34.73 $72,230
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services 780 0.10 $34.98 $72,760
Legal Services 630 0.06 $40.47 $84,180
Individual and Family Services 440 0.02 $24.12 $50,170

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services 780 0.10 $34.98 $72,760
Legal Services 630 0.06 $40.47 $84,180
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 1,190 0.05 $34.73 $72,230
Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations 240 0.05 $39.17 $81,470
Social Advocacy Organizations 100 0.05 $26.77 $55,690

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) 170 0.01 $59.80 $124,380
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 140 (7) $44.26 $92,060
Legal Services 630 0.06 $40.47 $84,180
Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations 240 0.05 $39.17 $81,470
Management of Companies and Enterprises 110 (7) $36.83 $76,600


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 560 0.03 0.78 $48.88 $101,680
Texas 560 0.04 1.08 $31.04 $64,560
New York 510 0.05 1.30 $40.72 $84,700
Florida 310 0.03 0.84 $29.09 $60,510
Illinois 300 0.05 1.22 $42.92 $89,270




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)
Alaska 70 0.21 4.99 $42.92 $89,270
District of Columbia 80 0.11 2.53 $51.81 $107,760
Delaware 40 0.09 2.22 (8) (8)
Utah 120 0.08 1.90 $27.36 $56,920
Montana 40 0.08 2.03 $25.07 $52,140




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
District of Columbia 80 0.11 2.53 $51.81 $107,760
New Jersey 130 0.03 0.77 $50.18 $104,370
California 560 0.03 0.78 $48.88 $101,680
Illinois 300 0.05 1.22 $42.92 $89,270
Alaska 70 0.21 4.99 $42.92 $89,270





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 430 0.04 1.08 $42.21 $87,800
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 220 0.05 1.15 $47.46 $98,720
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 170 0.05 1.32 $37.26 $77,500
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 160 0.06 1.40 $36.39 $75,700
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 150 0.05 1.14 $37.29 $77,550
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 140 0.07 1.62 $30.52 $63,490
Austin-Round Rock, TX 120 0.11 2.69 $26.20 $54,500
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 110 0.02 0.44 $57.50 $119,600
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 100 0.04 0.92 $34.94 $72,670
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 100 0.04 0.93 $55.19 $114,800




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)
Anchorage, AK 60 0.33 7.99 $43.51 $90,510
Urban Honolulu, HI 50 0.12 2.88 $28.81 $59,930
Austin-Round Rock, TX 120 0.11 2.69 $26.20 $54,500
Tucson, AZ 30 0.09 2.19 $25.10 $52,200
Salt Lake City, UT 70 0.09 2.14 $26.85 $55,840
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN 80 0.08 1.84 $27.19 $56,560
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 140 0.07 1.62 $30.52 $63,490
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 160 0.06 1.40 $36.39 $75,700
Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO 90 0.06 1.43 $30.81 $64,080
Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT 30 0.05 1.28 $31.95 $66,450




Top paying metropolitan areas for this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 110 0.02 0.44 $57.50 $119,600
Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA 50 0.05 1.30 $56.42 $117,350
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 100 0.04 0.93 $55.19 $114,800
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 220 0.05 1.15 $47.46 $98,720
Anchorage, AK 60 0.33 7.99 $43.51 $90,510
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 430 0.04 1.08 $42.21 $87,800
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA (8) (8) (8) $41.26 $85,820
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI 40 0.05 1.24 $41.22 $85,730
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 150 0.05 1.14 $37.29 $77,550
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 170 0.05 1.32 $37.26 $77,500


About May 2019 National, State, Metropolitan, and Nonmetropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

These estimates are calculated with data collected from employers in all industry sectors, all metropolitan and nonmetropolitan areas, and all states and the District of Columbia. The top employment and wage figures are provided above. The complete list is available in the downloadable XLS files.

The percentile wage estimate is the value of a wage below which a certain percent of workers fall. The median wage is the 50th percentile wage estimate--50 percent of workers earn less than the median and 50 percent of workers earn more than the median. More about percentile wages.


(1) Estimates for detailed occupations do not sum to the totals because the totals include occupations not shown separately. Estimates do not include self-employed workers.

(2) Annual wages have been calculated by multiplying the hourly mean wage by a "year-round, full-time" hours figure of 2,080 hours; for those occupations where there is not an hourly wage published, the annual wage has been directly calculated from the reported survey data.

(3) The relative standard error (RSE) is a measure of the reliability of a survey statistic. The smaller the relative standard error, the more precise the estimate.

(7) The value is less than .005 percent of industry employment.

(8) Estimate not released.

(9) The location quotient is the ratio of the area concentration of occupational employment to the national average concentration. A location quotient greater than one indicates the occupation has a higher share of employment than average, and a location quotient less than one indicates the occupation is less prevalent in the area than average.


Other OES estimates and related information:

May 2019 National Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2019 State Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2019 Metropolitan and Nonmetropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2019 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2019 Occupation Profiles

Technical Notes

 

Last Modified Date: March 31, 2020