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Eastern Workforce Development Area (1Q 2017)
All Industry
Estimated employment290
Mean wage$56.89
Entry wage$41.98
10th percentile wage$29.54
50th percentile wage$57.71
90th percentile wage$75.08
Top Employing Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Percent
Trade, Transportation and Utilities21072.4%
Education and Health Services6019.4%
Top Paying Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Median Wage
Trade, Transportation and Utilities21058.21
Education and Health Services6057.07
Pharmacists (29-1051)
Dispense drugs prescribed by physicians and other health practitioners and provide information to patients about medications and their use. May advise physicians and other health practitioners on the selection, dosage, interactions, and side effects of medications.
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$57.71 $36.39  $21.32
2016$56.36+2.4%$35.54 +2.4%$20.82
2015$55.28+2.0%$34.86 +2.0%$20.42
2014$54.24+1.9%$34.20 +1.9%$20.04
2013$53.21+1.9%$33.55 +1.9%$19.66
2012$52.17+2.0%$32.90 +2.0%$19.27
2011$51.36+1.6%$32.39 +1.6%$18.98
2010$50.46+1.8%$31.82 +1.8%$18.64
2009$49.92+1.1%$31.48 +1.1%$18.44
2008$48.44+3.1%$30.54 +3.1%$17.89
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$57.71 $21.67  $36.04
2016$56.36+2.4%$20.98 +3.3%$35.38
2015$55.28+2.0%$20.54 +2.1%$34.74
2014$54.24+1.9%$20.10 +2.2%$34.14
2013$53.21+1.9%$19.69 +2.1%$33.51
2012$52.17+2.0%$19.36 +1.7%$32.82
2011$51.36+1.6%$19.05 +1.6%$32.31
2010$50.46+1.8%$18.73 +1.7%$31.73
2009$49.92+1.1%$18.48 +1.4%$31.44
2008$48.44+3.1%$18.00 +2.6%$30.43
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$60.34630
South Central$58.79750
Highest Employment
Median Wage / Employment
South Central$58.79750
North Central$60.34630
Wages in other areas
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