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Eastern Workforce Development Area (1Q 2017)
All Industry
Estimated employment230
Mean wage$95,093
Entry wage$65,800
10th percentile wage$64,792
50th percentile wage$93,736
90th percentile wage$127,149
Top Employing Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Percent
Education and Health Services230100.0%
Top Paying Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Median Wage
Education and Health Services23093,736
Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary (25-1121)
Teach courses in drama, music, and the arts including fine and applied art, such as painting and sculpture, or design and crafts. Include both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of both teaching and research.
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$93735.87 $62956.73  $30779.14
2016$91542.36+2.4%$61483.48 +2.4%$30058.88
2015$89787.56+2.0%$60304.89 +2.0%$29482.67
2014$88105.87+1.9%$59175.40 +1.9%$28930.47
2013$86424.18+1.9%$58045.91 +1.9%$28378.27
2012$84742.49+2.0%$56916.42 +2.0%$27826.07
2011$83426.39+1.6%$56032.47 +1.6%$27393.91
2010$81964.05+1.8%$55050.31 +1.8%$26913.74
2009$81086.65+1.1%$54461.01 +1.1%$26625.64
2008$78673.79+3.1%$52840.44 +3.1%$25833.35
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$93735.87 $45076.95  $48658.92
2016$91542.36+2.4%$43636.46 +3.3%$47905.91
2015$89787.56+2.0%$42722.97 +2.1%$47064.59
2014$88105.87+1.9%$41809.49 +2.2%$46296.38
2013$86424.18+1.9%$40966.27 +2.1%$45457.91
2012$84742.49+2.0%$40263.59 +1.7%$44478.90
2011$83426.39+1.6%$39631.18 +1.6%$43795.21
2010$81964.05+1.8%$38963.63 +1.7%$43000.42
2009$81086.65+1.1%$38436.62 +1.4%$42650.03
2008$78673.79+3.1%$37452.87 +2.6%$41220.92
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$70,159 
South Central$38,799400
Highest Employment
Median Wage / Employment
South Central$38,799400
North Central$70,159 
Wages in other areas
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