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Eastern Workforce Development Area (1Q 2017)
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Estimated employmentN/A
Mean wage$34.40
Entry wage$21.92
10th percentile wage$18.33
50th percentile wage$33.36
90th percentile wage$54.65
Top Employing Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Percent
Public Administration10%
Top Paying Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Median Wage
Public Administration1038.95
Anthropologists and Archeologists (19-3091)
Study the origin, development, and behavior of humans. May study the way of life, language, or physical characteristics of existing people in various parts of the world. May engage in systematic recovery and examination of material evidence, such as tools or pottery remaining from past human cultures, in order to determine the history, customs, and living habits of earlier civilizations.
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$33.36 $35.34  -$1.98
2016$32.58+2.4%$34.51 +2.4%-$1.93
2015$31.95+2.0%$33.85 +2.0%-$1.89
2014$31.36+1.9%$33.22 +1.9%-$1.86
2013$30.76+1.9%$32.58 +1.9%-$1.82
2012$30.16+2.0%$31.95 +2.0%-$1.79
2011$29.69+1.6%$31.45 +1.6%-$1.76
2010$29.17+1.8%$30.90 +1.8%-$1.73
2009$28.86+1.1%$30.57 +1.1%-$1.71
2008$28.00+3.1%$29.66 +3.1%-$1.66
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$33.36 $21.67  $11.69
2016$32.58+2.4%$20.98 +3.3%$11.60
2015$31.95+2.0%$20.54 +2.1%$11.42
2014$31.36+1.9%$20.10 +2.2%$11.26
2013$30.76+1.9%$19.69 +2.1%$11.06
2012$30.16+2.0%$19.36 +1.7%$10.80
2011$29.69+1.6%$19.05 +1.6%$10.64
2010$29.17+1.8%$18.73 +1.7%$10.44
2009$28.86+1.1%$18.48 +1.4%$10.38
2008$28.00+3.1%$18.00 +2.6%$9.99
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
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