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Eastern Workforce Development Area (1Q 2017)
All Industry
Estimated employment60
Mean wage$18.85
Entry wage$12.19
10th percentile wage$11.20
50th percentile wage$17.66
90th percentile wage$29.27
Top Employing Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Percent
Trade, Transportation and Utilities5086.8%
Top Paying Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Median Wage
Trade, Transportation and Utilities5018.47
Order Clerks (43-4151)
Receive and process incoming orders for materials, merchandise, classified ads, or services such as repairs, installations, or rental of facilities. Duties include informing customers of receipt, prices, shipping dates, and delays; preparing contracts; and handling complaints. Exclude "Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance" (43-5032) who both dispatch and take orders for services.
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$17.66 $18.83  -$1.17
2016$16.97+4.1%$18.10 +4.1%-$1.12
2015$16.55+2.5%$17.65 +2.5%-$1.09
2014$16.23+2.0%$17.30 +2.0%-$1.07
2013$15.90+2.0%$16.96 +2.0%-$1.05
2012$15.63+1.7%$16.67 +1.7%-$1.03
2011$15.35+1.8%$16.37 +1.8%-$1.01
2010$15.11+1.6%$16.11 +1.6%-$1.00
2009$14.82+1.9%$15.80 +1.9%-$0.98
2008$14.42+2.8%$15.37 +2.8%-$0.95
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$17.66 $21.67  -$4.01
2016$16.97+4.1%$20.98 +3.3%-$4.00
2015$16.55+2.5%$20.54 +2.1%-$3.98
2014$16.23+2.0%$20.10 +2.2%-$3.87
2013$15.90+2.0%$19.69 +2.1%-$3.79
2012$15.63+1.7%$19.36 +1.7%-$3.72
2011$15.35+1.8%$19.05 +1.6%-$3.70
2010$15.11+1.6%$18.73 +1.7%-$3.62
2009$14.82+1.9%$18.48 +1.4%-$3.65
2008$14.42+2.8%$18.00 +2.6%-$3.58
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$18.69510
South Central$17.63360
Highest Employment
Median Wage / Employment
North Central$18.69510
South Central$17.63360
Wages in other areas
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