Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2016

43-9199 Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other

All office and administrative support workers 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)
216,650 1.3 % $17.33 $36,040 0.7 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $9.70 $11.84 $16.36 $20.99 $26.54
Annual Wage (2) $20,170 $24,630 $34,020 $43,660 $55,210


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)
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 30,990 1.03 $15.75 $32,770
Local Government (OES Designation) 28,470 0.53 $16.59 $34,500
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 12,260 0.61 $19.99 $41,580
Junior Colleges 12,220 1.62 $14.83 $30,850
Elementary and Secondary Schools 12,170 0.14 $14.67 $30,510

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Junior Colleges 12,220 1.62 $14.83 $30,850
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 30,990 1.03 $15.75 $32,770
Educational Support Services 1,170 0.67 $16.45 $34,220
Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services 1,040 0.65 $16.12 $33,530
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 12,260 0.61 $19.99 $41,580

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing 650 0.13 $34.59 $71,950
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution 310 0.08 $25.82 $53,710
Natural Gas Distribution 30 0.03 $25.32 $52,670
Insurance and Employee Benefit Funds (8) (8) $24.75 $51,480
Support Activities for Mining 50 0.02 $23.74 $49,390


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 44,760 2.80 1.82 $16.21 $33,720
New York 17,700 1.95 1.26 $19.22 $39,970
Illinois 14,600 2.47 1.60 $16.65 $34,630
Oregon 7,700 4.30 2.79 $17.39 $36,180
Nevada 7,670 6.04 3.91 $14.00 $29,120




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)
Nevada 7,670 6.04 3.91 $14.00 $29,120
Oregon 7,700 4.30 2.79 $17.39 $36,180
Alaska 1,370 4.24 2.75 $23.29 $48,440
District of Columbia 2,850 4.05 2.63 $21.44 $44,600
Connecticut 6,270 3.77 2.44 $13.81 $28,730




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Massachusetts 2,770 0.80 0.52 $25.00 $52,010
Vermont 290 0.95 0.62 $23.39 $48,650
Alaska 1,370 4.24 2.75 $23.29 $48,440
District of Columbia 2,850 4.05 2.63 $21.44 $44,600
Maryland 3,530 1.34 0.87 $20.96 $43,590





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 15,770 2.39 1.55 $18.18 $37,810
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 11,580 2.74 1.78 $16.68 $34,700
Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division 7,540 2.07 1.34 $17.50 $36,410
Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV 6,520 6.97 4.52 $13.47 $28,020
San Diego-Carlsbad, CA 5,330 3.84 2.49 $14.04 $29,200
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 4,920 4.34 2.81 $18.09 $37,640
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 4,680 1.88 1.22 $21.50 $44,710
Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA 4,600 5.04 3.27 $13.03 $27,100
Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division 4,120 2.64 1.71 $16.38 $34,070
San Francisco-Redwood City-South San Francisco, CA Metropolitan Division 4,100 3.84 2.49 $17.84 $37,100