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Eastern Workforce Development Area (1Q 2017)
All Industry
Estimated employment190
Mean wage$37.83
Entry wage$26.52
10th percentile wage$22.54
50th percentile wage$37.59
90th percentile wage$52.30
Top Employing Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Percent
Public Administration11056.6%
Professional and Business Services3015.3%
Education and Health Services2013.1%
Leisure and Hospitality
Top Paying Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Median Wage
Public Administration11039.69
Education and Health Services2037.19
Leisure and Hospitality34.02
Professional and Business Services30
Public Relations Specialists (27-3031)
Engage in promoting or creating good will for individuals, groups, or organizations by writing or selecting favorable publicity material and releasing it through various communications media. May prepare and arrange displays, and make speeches.
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$37.59 $25.63  $11.96
2016$36.71+2.4%$25.03 +2.4%$11.68
2015$36.01+2.0%$24.55 +2.0%$11.46
2014$35.33+1.9%$24.09 +1.9%$11.24
2013$34.66+1.9%$23.63 +1.9%$11.03
2012$33.98+2.0%$23.17 +2.0%$10.81
2011$33.46+1.6%$22.81 +1.6%$10.64
2010$32.87+1.8%$22.41 +1.8%$10.46
2009$32.52+1.1%$22.17 +1.1%$10.35
2008$31.55+3.1%$21.51 +3.1%$10.04
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$37.59 $21.67  $15.92
2016$36.71+2.4%$20.98 +3.3%$15.73
2015$36.01+2.0%$20.54 +2.1%$15.47
2014$35.33+1.9%$20.10 +2.2%$15.23
2013$34.66+1.9%$19.69 +2.1%$14.96
2012$33.98+2.0%$19.36 +1.7%$14.63
2011$33.46+1.6%$19.05 +1.6%$14.40
2010$32.87+1.8%$18.73 +1.7%$14.14
2009$32.52+1.1%$18.48 +1.4%$14.04
2008$31.55+3.1%$18.00 +2.6%$13.54
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$34.07560
South Central$32.74220
Highest Employment
Median Wage / Employment
North Central$34.07560
South Central$32.74220
Wages in other areas
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