Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2017

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)
209,070 1.3 % $17.96 $37,360 0.6 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $10.22 $12.67 $17.11 $21.74 $27.24
Annual Wage (2) $21,260 $26,350 $35,590 $45,230 $56,660


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) 29,870 0.55 $16.74 $34,810
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 23,810 0.79 $16.97 $35,300
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 12,320 0.61 $21.31 $44,330
Elementary and Secondary Schools 11,760 0.14 $15.56 $32,370
Junior Colleges 11,100 1.51 $15.95 $33,180

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 11,100 1.51 $15.95 $33,180
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 23,810 0.79 $16.97 $35,300
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 12,320 0.61 $21.31 $44,330
Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services 1,010 0.60 $16.15 $33,590
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 29,870 0.55 $16.74 $34,810

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 250 0.05 $26.74 $55,620
Water, Sewage and Other Systems 30 0.07 $25.97 $54,020
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution 370 0.10 $25.95 $53,970
Converted Paper Product Manufacturing 70 0.02 $25.63 $53,310
Foundries 30 0.03 $24.42 $50,800


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 44,340 2.66 1.81 $17.36 $36,110
New York 16,490 1.79 1.22 $18.77 $39,050
Florida 9,940 1.18 0.80 $18.95 $39,420
Illinois 9,750 1.65 1.12 $19.07 $39,670
Nevada 7,850 5.99 4.09 $14.10 $29,330




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 7,850 5.99 4.09 $14.10 $29,330
Alaska 1,280 4.03 2.75 $23.80 $49,500
Oregon 7,200 3.94 2.68 $17.61 $36,630
Connecticut 5,900 3.57 2.43 $14.63 $30,420
District of Columbia 2,510 3.54 2.41 $23.45 $48,770




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Massachusetts 2,570 0.73 0.50 $24.05 $50,020
Alaska 1,280 4.03 2.75 $23.80 $49,500
District of Columbia 2,510 3.54 2.41 $23.45 $48,770
Michigan 2,160 0.51 0.34 $22.50 $46,790
Vermont 210 0.68 0.47 $22.35 $46,500



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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 15,030 2.24 1.53 $18.53 $38,540
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 11,530 2.60 1.77 $17.87 $37,170
Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV 6,850 7.11 4.85 $13.71 $28,520
Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division 5,470 1.49 1.02 $19.74 $41,060
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 4,470 1.77 1.21 $22.79 $47,400
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 4,410 3.81 2.60 $18.44 $38,360
San Diego-Carlsbad, CA 3,890 2.71 1.85 $15.85 $32,960
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 3,770 1.95 1.33 $17.60 $36,610
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division 3,640 2.21 1.51 $19.80 $41,180
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 3,440 2.40 1.64 $14.88 $30,940


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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)
Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV 6,850 7.11 4.85 $13.71 $28,520
Carson City, NV 150 5.36 3.65 $16.03 $33,340
Albany, OR 220 5.26 3.58 $15.78 $32,830
Salem, OR 830 4.99 3.40 $15.63 $32,510
Medford, OR 420 4.95 3.37 $15.79 $32,840
Lansing-East Lansing, MI 980 4.58 3.12 $24.47 $50,890
Anchorage, AK 760 4.39 3.00 $23.69 $49,270
Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT 2,280 3.93 2.68 $16.24 $33,780
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 4,410 3.81 2.60 $18.44 $38,360
Eugene, OR 580 3.81 2.60 $17.96 $37,370