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Estimated employment210
Mean wage$16.48
Entry wage$11.99
10th percentile wage$11.01
50th percentile wage$15.19
90th percentile wage$21.51
 Top Employing Industries
Ambulatory Health Care Services2011.7%
Administrative and Support Services
 Best Paying Industries
Median Wage
Ambulatory Health Care Services2016.52
Administrative and Support Services13.29
Telephone Operators (43-2021)
Provide information by accessing alphabetical and geographical directories. Assist customers with special billing requests, such as charges to a third party and credits or refunds for incorrectly dialed numbers or bad connections. May handle emergency calls and assist children or people with physical disabilities to make telephone calls.
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$15.19 $19.79  -$4.60
2016$14.60+4.1%$19.02 +4.1%-$4.42
2015$14.24+2.5%$18.55 +2.5%-$4.31
2014$13.96+2%$18.18 +2%-$4.22
2013$13.68+2%$17.82 +2%-$4.14
2012$13.45+1.7%$17.52 +1.7%-$4.07
2011$13.20+1.8%$17.20 +1.8%-$3.99
2010$12.99+1.6%$16.93 +1.6%-$3.93
2009$12.75+1.9%$16.61 +1.9%-$3.86
2008$12.40+2.8%$16.16 +2.8%-$3.75
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$15.19 $22.06  -$6.87
2016$14.60+4.1%$21.36 +3.3%-$6.75
2015$14.24+2.5%$20.91 +2.1%-$6.67
2014$13.96+2%$20.46 +2.2%-$6.50
2013$13.68+2%$20.05 +2.1%-$6.36
2012$13.45+1.7%$19.70 +1.7%-$6.25
2011$13.20+1.8%$19.39 +1.6%-$6.19
2010$12.99+1.6%$19.07 +1.7%-$6.07
2009$12.75+1.9%$18.81 +1.4%-$6.06
2008$12.40+2.8%$18.33 +2.6%-$5.92

Reference Date: 1st Quarter 2017

Note: The mid-wage is the median wage. The average wage is the mean wage. The entry-level wage is equal to the average of the lower third of reported wages for the occupation. The wage range consists of the 10th and 90th percentiles; 80% of workers earn between this wage range, 10% earn less while 10% earn more.
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