Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2016

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)
114,690 2.7 % $14.47 $30,090 0.8 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $9.11 $10.45 $12.83 $16.89 $22.67
Annual Wage (2) $18,950 $21,730 $26,700 $35,120 $47,150


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)
Department Stores 22,100 1.61 $13.61 $28,310
Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services 15,360 3.17 $14.11 $29,340
Clothing Stores 10,500 1.02 $13.86 $28,820
Grocery and Related Product Merchant Wholesalers 9,140 1.23 $15.59 $32,420
Building Material and Supplies Dealers 8,500 0.76 $12.76 $26,550

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Beer, Wine, and Distilled Alcoholic Beverage Merchant Wholesalers 7,740 3.98 $15.09 $31,390
Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services 15,360 3.17 $14.11 $29,340
Beverage Manufacturing 4,760 2.10 $15.88 $33,030
Department Stores 22,100 1.61 $13.61 $28,310
Grocery and Related Product Merchant Wholesalers 9,140 1.23 $15.59 $32,420

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Vending Machine Operators 50 0.13 $22.28 $46,330
Cut and Sew Apparel Manufacturing 40 0.03 $22.25 $46,280
Hardware, and Plumbing and Heating Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers 110 0.04 $22.05 $45,860
Automobile Dealers 30 (7) $20.96 $43,590
Apparel, Piece Goods, and Notions Merchant Wholesalers 380 0.25 $20.44 $42,520


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)
Texas 12,920 1.10 1.35 $13.56 $28,200
California 11,020 0.69 0.84 $15.63 $32,510
Florida 8,490 1.03 1.26 $14.99 $31,170
New York 6,670 0.73 0.90 $17.24 $35,850
Michigan 5,020 1.19 1.46 $12.82 $26,660




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)
Maine 1,100 1.84 2.25 $14.18 $29,500
Arizona 4,120 1.55 1.90 $14.57 $30,290
Alabama 2,870 1.50 1.84 $11.92 $24,780
Nevada 1,740 1.37 1.67 $12.97 $26,980
Hawaii 850 1.35 1.65 $14.68 $30,540




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 130 0.19 0.23 $21.80 $45,350
Rhode Island 230 0.49 0.60 $20.39 $42,410
New York 6,670 0.73 0.90 $17.24 $35,850
Oregon 1,740 0.97 1.19 $17.00 $35,360
Massachusetts 2,010 0.58 0.71 $16.75 $34,840





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-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 5,810 0.88 1.08 $17.72 $36,870
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 4,130 1.62 1.98 $13.91 $28,940
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 3,850 1.58 1.94 $13.88 $28,870
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 3,240 1.67 2.05 $14.55 $30,270
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 2,930 1.00 1.22 $13.80 $28,710
Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division 2,370 0.65 0.80 $14.45 $30,050
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 2,340 0.55 0.68 $16.30 $33,890
Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division 2,180 1.39 1.71 $14.39 $29,920
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 1,780 0.93 1.14 $14.91 $31,000
San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX 1,700 1.74 2.13 $12.35 $25,690




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)
Rapid City, SD 180 2.82 3.45 $11.07 $23,030
Dothan, AL 150 2.66 3.26 $10.65 $22,150
Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI 1,370 2.47 3.03 $13.47 $28,010
Amarillo, TX 280 2.45 2.99 $12.74 $26,500
Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL 100 2.36 2.89 $10.68 $22,210
Akron, OH 740 2.25 2.75 $12.61 $26,220
Jefferson City, MO 140 1.96 2.40 $11.75 $24,430
Mobile, AL 330 1.91 2.34 $12.23 $25,450
Bowling Green, KY 140 1.88 2.30 $13.05 $27,140
Flagstaff, AZ 120 1.86 2.28 $12.88 $26,790