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Eastern Workforce Development Area (1Q 2017)
All Industry
Estimated employment450
Mean wage$16.33
Entry wage$10.74
10th percentile wage$9.93
50th percentile wage$15.49
90th percentile wage$25.26
Top Employing Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Percent
Public Administration18040.9%
Education and Health Services16035.1%
Leisure and Hospitality11024.0%
Top Paying Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Median Wage
Leisure and Hospitality11016.79
Education and Health Services16015.68
Public Administration18014.10
Recreation Workers (39-9032)
Conduct recreation activities with groups in public, private, or volunteer agencies or recreation facilities. Organize and promote activities, such as arts and crafts, sports, games, music, dramatics, social recreation, camping, and hobbies, taking into account the needs and interests of individual members.
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$15.49 $12.19  $3.30
2016$14.79+4.7%$11.64 +4.7%$3.15
2015$14.54+1.7%$11.44 +1.7%$3.10
2014$14.25+2.0%$11.21 +2.0%$3.04
2013$14.07+1.3%$11.07 +1.3%$3.00
2012$13.86+1.5%$10.91 +1.5%$2.95
2011$13.67+1.4%$10.76 +1.4%$2.91
2010$13.53+1.1%$10.64 +1.1%$2.88
2009$13.26+2.0%$10.44 +2.0%$2.83
2008$12.90+2.8%$10.15 +2.8%$2.75
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$15.49 $21.67  -$6.18
2016$14.79+4.7%$20.98 +3.3%-$6.18
2015$14.54+1.7%$20.54 +2.1%-$5.99
2014$14.25+2.0%$20.10 +2.2%-$5.84
2013$14.07+1.3%$19.69 +2.1%-$5.62
2012$13.86+1.5%$19.36 +1.7%-$5.49
2011$13.67+1.4%$19.05 +1.6%-$5.38
2010$13.53+1.1%$18.73 +1.7%-$5.20
2009$13.26+2.0%$18.48 +1.4%-$5.21
2008$12.90+2.8%$18.00 +2.6%-$5.10
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
South Central$14.25840
North Central$12.721,410
Highest Employment
Median Wage / Employment
North Central$12.721,410
South Central$14.25840
Wages in other areas
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