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Eastern Workforce Development Area (1Q 2017)
All Industry
Estimated employment930
Mean wage$58.87
Entry wage$43.28
10th percentile wage$41.46
50th percentile wage$56.27
90th percentile wage$76.68
Top Employing Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Percent
Public Administration72077.3%
Professional and Business Services19020.0%
Education and Health Services101.4%
Top Paying Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Median Wage
Public Administration72057.66
Education and Health Services1056.97
Professional and Business Services19052.89
Lawyers (23-1011)
Represent clients in criminal and civil litigation and other legal proceedings, draw up legal documents, and manage or advise clients on legal transactions. May specialize in a single area or may practice broadly in many areas of law.
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$56.27 $46.23  $10.04
2016$54.95+2.4%$45.15 +2.4%$9.81
2015$53.90+2.0%$44.28 +2.0%$9.62
2014$52.89+1.9%$43.45 +1.9%$9.44
2013$51.88+1.9%$42.62 +1.9%$9.26
2012$50.87+2.0%$41.79 +2.0%$9.08
2011$50.08+1.6%$41.15 +1.6%$8.94
2010$49.20+1.8%$40.42 +1.8%$8.78
2009$48.68+1.1%$39.99 +1.1%$8.69
2008$47.23+3.1%$38.80 +3.1%$8.43
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$56.27 $21.67  $34.60
2016$54.95+2.4%$20.98 +3.3%$33.98
2015$53.90+2.0%$20.54 +2.1%$33.36
2014$52.89+1.9%$20.10 +2.2%$32.79
2013$51.88+1.9%$19.69 +2.1%$32.19
2012$50.87+2.0%$19.36 +1.7%$31.52
2011$50.08+1.6%$19.05 +1.6%$31.03
2010$49.20+1.8%$18.73 +1.7%$30.47
2009$48.68+1.1%$18.48 +1.4%$30.20
2008$47.23+3.1%$18.00 +2.6%$29.22
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$58.232,260
South Central$58.071,370
Highest Employment
Median Wage / Employment
North Central$58.232,260
South Central$58.071,370
Wages in other areas
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