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Occupational Employment Statistics
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Table 7. Median wages for selected occupations and all-occupations percentile wages, May 2010
Occupation Hourly median/percentile wage Annual median/percentile wage

Pharmacists

$53.64 $111,570

Financial managers

49.96 103,910

90th percentile, all occupations

39.97 83,140

Materials engineers

39.96 83,120

Accountants and auditors

29.66 61,690

Police and sheriff's patrol officers

25.74 53,540

Healthcare social workers

22.71 47,230

Sheet metal workers

20.05 41,710

Carpenters

19.00 39,530

Median (50th percentile), all occupations

16.27 33,840

Dental assistants

16.09 33,470

Refuse and recyclable materials collectors

15.69 32,640

Medical secretaries

14.68 30,530

Team assemblers

13.07 27,180

Stock clerks and order fillers

10.24 21,290

Home health aides

9.89 20,560

Maids and housekeeping cleaners

9.28 19,300

Cooks, fast food

8.70 18,100

10th percentile, all occupations

8.51 17,690

 

Last Modified Date: June 20, 2011