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Eastern Workforce Development Area (1Q 2017)
All Industry
Estimated employment5,170
Mean wage$11.28
Entry wage$9.72
10th percentile wage$9.60
50th percentile wage$10.45
90th percentile wage$14.39
Top Employing Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Percent
Trade, Transportation and Utilities4,25082.2%
Leisure and Hospitality70013.5%
Public Administration601.2%
Education and Health Services601.2%
Top Paying Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Median Wage
Public Administration6020.45
Education and Health Services6011.86
Leisure and Hospitality70010.83
Trade, Transportation and Utilities4,25010.31
Cashiers (41-2011)
Receive and disburse money in establishments other than financial institutions. Usually involves use of electronic scanners, cash registers, or related equipment. Often involved in processing credit or debit card transactions and validating checks.
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$10.45 $12.00  -$1.55
2016$10.19+2.6%$11.70 +2.6%-$1.51
2015$10.08+1.1%$11.57 +1.1%-$1.49
2014$9.79+2.9%$11.24 +2.9%-$1.45
2013$9.56+2.5%$10.97 +2.5%-$1.41
2012$9.36+2.1%$10.75 +2.1%-$1.38
2011$9.18+2.0%$10.54 +2.0%-$1.36
2010$8.96+2.4%$10.29 +2.4%-$1.32
2009$8.92+.5%$10.25 +.5%-$1.32
2008$8.91+.2%$10.23 +.2%-$1.32
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$10.45 $21.67  -$11.22
2016$10.19+2.6%$20.98 +3.3%-$10.78
2015$10.08+1.1%$20.54 +2.1%-$10.45
2014$9.79+2.9%$20.10 +2.2%-$10.30
2013$9.56+2.5%$19.69 +2.1%-$10.13
2012$9.36+2.1%$19.36 +1.7%-$9.99
2011$9.18+2.0%$19.05 +1.6%-$9.87
2010$8.96+2.4%$18.73 +1.7%-$9.76
2009$8.92+.5%$18.48 +1.4%-$9.55
2008$8.91+.2%$18.00 +2.6%-$9.09
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$10.668,460
North Central$10.3911,380
Highest Employment
Median Wage / Employment
North Central$10.3911,380
South Central$10.668,460
Wages in other areas
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