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Eastern Workforce Development Area (1Q 2017)
All Industry
Estimated employment60
Mean wage$28.45
Entry wage$21.70
10th percentile wage$20.56
50th percentile wage$27.99
90th percentile wage$38.54
Top Employing Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Percent
Professional and Business Services6092.4%
Top Paying Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Median Wage
Professional and Business Services6027.62
Surveyors (17-1022)
Make exact measurements and determine property boundaries. Provide data relevant to the shape, contour, gravitation, location, elevation, or dimension of land or land features on or near the earth's surface for engineering, mapmaking, mining, land evaluation, construction, and other purposes.
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$27.99 $38.96  -$10.97
2016$27.34+2.4%$38.05 +2.4%-$10.71
2015$26.81+2.0%$37.32 +2.0%-$10.50
2014$26.31+1.9%$36.62 +1.9%-$10.31
2013$25.81+1.9%$35.92 +1.9%-$10.11
2012$25.30+2.0%$35.22 +2.0%-$9.91
2011$24.91+1.6%$34.68 +1.6%-$9.76
2010$24.47+1.8%$34.07 +1.8%-$9.59
2009$24.21+1.1%$33.70 +1.1%-$9.48
2008$23.49+3.1%$32.70 +3.1%-$9.20
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$27.99 $21.67  $6.32
2016$27.34+2.4%$20.98 +3.3%$6.36
2015$26.81+2.0%$20.54 +2.1%$6.27
2014$26.31+1.9%$20.10 +2.2%$6.21
2013$25.81+1.9%$19.69 +2.1%$6.11
2012$25.30+2.0%$19.36 +1.7%$5.95
2011$24.91+1.6%$19.05 +1.6%$5.86
2010$24.47+1.8%$18.73 +1.7%$5.74
2009$24.21+1.1%$18.48 +1.4%$5.74
2008$23.49+3.1%$18.00 +2.6%$5.49
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
South Central$29.1180
North Central$28.67160
Highest Employment
Median Wage / Employment
North Central$28.67160
South Central$29.1180
Wages in other areas
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