Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2016

43-4199 Information and Record Clerks, All Other

All information and record clerks not listed separately.


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)
166,850 1.2 % $19.28 $40,090 0.3 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $11.94 $14.79 $18.87 $23.10 $27.24
Annual Wage (2) $24,830 $30,760 $39,260 $48,040 $56,650


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) 58,490 2.89 $21.04 $43,770
Local Government (OES Designation) 17,510 0.33 $17.47 $36,340
Elementary and Secondary Schools 10,270 0.12 $17.58 $36,570
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 9,490 0.18 $17.13 $35,640
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 8,180 0.27 $20.06 $41,720

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 58,490 2.89 $21.04 $43,770
Technical and Trade Schools 950 0.68 $19.18 $39,890
Educational Support Services 1,000 0.58 $18.89 $39,300
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training 310 0.43 $19.83 $41,250
Activities Related to Real Estate 2,810 0.43 $15.11 $31,430

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Postal Service 150 0.02 $27.88 $57,980
Natural Gas Distribution 50 0.04 $27.04 $56,250
Wired Telecommunications Carriers 350 0.06 $25.72 $53,510
Rail Transportation 120 0.05 $25.00 $52,000
Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services 160 0.03 $24.53 $51,020


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 22,070 1.38 1.16 $20.91 $43,500
Florida 15,420 1.87 1.58 $17.41 $36,210
Texas 12,960 1.10 0.93 $17.88 $37,190
Colorado 8,810 3.51 2.96 $20.40 $42,440
Oregon 7,660 4.28 3.60 $16.28 $33,860




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)
Oregon 7,660 4.28 3.60 $16.28 $33,860
District of Columbia 2,830 4.04 3.40 $26.39 $54,900
Colorado 8,810 3.51 2.96 $20.40 $42,440
Alaska 890 2.76 2.32 $21.49 $44,700
Montana 1,250 2.75 2.32 $17.46 $36,310




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 2,830 4.04 3.40 $26.39 $54,900
Maryland 5,400 2.04 1.72 $22.60 $47,020
New Mexico 1,260 1.57 1.32 $21.97 $45,700
Massachusetts 1,610 0.47 0.39 $21.68 $45,100
New Jersey 4,540 1.15 0.97 $21.60 $44,940





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)
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 6,010 1.42 1.20 $21.42 $44,560
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 5,660 2.27 1.91 $24.86 $51,710
Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO 5,300 3.74 3.15 $20.84 $43,350
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 5,150 2.66 2.24 $18.41 $38,290
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 4,710 4.16 3.50 $17.45 $36,300
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 3,930 1.54 1.29 $18.57 $38,620
New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 3,860 0.59 0.49 $21.95 $45,660
Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division 3,070 0.84 0.71 $21.36 $44,420
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 2,610 0.89 0.75 $18.28 $38,010
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 2,450 1.01 0.85 $19.10 $39,720