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Eastern Workforce Development Area (1Q 2017)
All Industry
Estimated employment60
Mean wage$44.47
Entry wage$26.82
10th percentile wage$24.90
50th percentile wage$43.90
90th percentile wage$73.71
Top Employing Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Percent
Education and Health Services2035.8%
Leisure and Hospitality1025.2%
Top Paying Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Median Wage
Leisure and Hospitality1048.19
Education and Health Services2037.24
Public Relations and Fundraising Managers (11-2031)
Plan, direct, or coordinate activities designed to create or maintain a favorable public image or raise issue awareness for their organization or client; or if engaged in fundraising, plan, direct, or coordinate activities to solicit and maintain funds f
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$43.90 $53.14  -$9.23
2016$42.65+2.9%$51.63 +2.9%-$8.97
2015$41.47+2.9%$50.19 +2.9%-$8.72
2014$40.49+2.4%$49.01 +2.4%-$8.52
2013$39.51+2.5%$47.82 +2.5%-$8.31
2012$38.86+1.7%$47.04 +1.7%-$8.18
2011$38.26+1.6%$46.31 +1.6%-$8.05
2010$37.45+2.2%$45.33 +2.2%-$7.88
2009$37.17+.7%$45.00 +.7%-$7.82
2008$36.03+3.2%$43.61 +3.2%-$7.58
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$43.90 $21.67  $22.23
2016$42.65+2.9%$20.98 +3.3%$21.67
2015$41.47+2.9%$20.54 +2.1%$20.93
2014$40.49+2.4%$20.10 +2.2%$20.39
2013$39.51+2.5%$19.69 +2.1%$19.81
2012$38.86+1.7%$19.36 +1.7%$19.51
2011$38.26+1.6%$19.05 +1.6%$19.20
2010$37.45+2.2%$18.73 +1.7%$18.71
2009$37.17+.7%$18.48 +1.4%$18.70
2008$36.03+3.2%$18.00 +2.6%$18.02
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.
Reference Date: 1st Quarter 2017
Top Areas For This Occupation
Best Pay
Median Wage / Employment
North Central$55.08360
South Central$54.09170
Highest Employment
Median Wage / Employment
North Central$55.08360
South Central$54.09170
Wages in other areas
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