Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2018

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)
128,960 2.9 % $15.31 $31,850 0.8 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $9.96 $11.30 $13.68 $17.56 $23.18
Annual Wage (2) $20,720 $23,500 $28,450 $36,520 $48,210


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 26,480 5.42 $14.27 $29,670
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods (4244 and 4248 only) 22,460 2.29 $15.55 $32,340
General Merchandise Stores 18,460 0.58 $15.15 $31,510
Clothing Stores 9,580 0.90 $14.83 $30,850
Beverage Manufacturing 6,840 2.63 $17.17 $35,720

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 26,480 5.42 $14.27 $29,670
Beverage Manufacturing 6,840 2.63 $17.17 $35,720
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods (4244 and 4248 only) 22,460 2.29 $15.55 $32,340
Furniture Stores 2,960 1.32 $17.38 $36,150
Clothing Stores 9,580 0.90 $14.83 $30,850

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Building Finishing Contractors 140 0.02 $24.91 $51,820
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing 50 0.02 $24.81 $51,600
Specialized Design Services 150 0.11 $21.90 $45,550
Cut and Sew Apparel Manufacturing 60 0.07 $21.60 $44,930
Apparel, Piece Goods, and Notions Merchant Wholesalers 380 0.25 $21.41 $44,540


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 16,780 0.99 1.11 $16.21 $33,720
Texas 16,730 1.38 1.55 $13.82 $28,740
Florida 8,010 0.93 1.04 $15.94 $33,160
New York 6,660 0.71 0.80 $17.40 $36,200
Michigan 5,820 1.35 1.51 $13.72 $28,530




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)
Alabama 3,350 1.72 1.93 $13.94 $29,000
Hawaii 1,020 1.59 1.79 $16.30 $33,910
Texas 16,730 1.38 1.55 $13.82 $28,740
Delaware 620 1.37 1.54 $13.34 $27,740
Michigan 5,820 1.35 1.51 $13.72 $28,530




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Oregon 1,690 0.89 1.00 $20.65 $42,950
Arkansas (8) (8) (8) $20.36 $42,340
Washington 2,230 0.68 0.77 $18.76 $39,010
Connecticut 850 0.51 0.58 $18.38 $38,220
District of Columbia 140 0.19 0.22 $17.97 $37,380





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 7,150 2.00 2.25 $14.25 $29,640
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 6,460 1.06 1.18 $15.67 $32,600
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 5,770 0.61 0.68 $18.17 $37,800
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 4,540 1.69 1.90 $14.29 $29,730
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 4,480 1.85 2.08 $17.28 $35,950
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 3,820 0.82 0.92 $16.04 $33,360
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 3,280 1.10 1.23 $14.06 $29,240
Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI 2,840 1.44 1.61 $13.21 $27,470
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 2,840 1.00 1.12 $13.56 $28,210
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 2,530 0.97 1.09 $14.31 $29,770




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)
Dothan, AL 220 3.80 4.27 $18.05 $37,540
Mobile, AL 590 3.40 3.81 $14.31 $29,770
Idaho Falls, ID 180 2.69 3.02 $11.16 $23,210
Amarillo, TX 260 2.28 2.55 $14.04 $29,210
Modesto, CA 370 2.01 2.25 $18.79 $39,090
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 7,150 2.00 2.25 $14.25 $29,640
Wenatchee, WA 90 1.91 2.15 $15.89 $33,050
Birmingham-Hoover, AL 960 1.89 2.12 $13.22 $27,490
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 4,480 1.85 2.08 $17.28 $35,950
Akron, OH 580 1.78 2.00 $15.44 $32,120