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Eastern Workforce Development Area (1Q 2017)
All Industry
Estimated employment1,040
Mean wage$14.72
Entry wage$10.86
10th percentile wage$10.11
50th percentile wage$13.98
90th percentile wage$20.29
Top Employing Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Percent
Education and Health Services49047.5%
Other Services15014.3%
Leisure and Hospitality11010.5%
Professional and Business Services10010.1%
Top Paying Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Median Wage
Trade, Transportation and Utilities6016.25
Education and Health Services49014.92
Professional and Business Services10014.32
Receptionists and Information Clerks (43-4171)
Answer inquiries and obtain information for general public, customers, visitors, and other interested parties. Provide information regarding activities conducted at establishment; location of departments, offices, and employees within organization. Exclude "Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service" (43-2011).
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$13.98 $18.83  -$4.85
2016$13.43+4.1%$18.10 +4.1%-$4.66
2015$13.10+2.5%$17.65 +2.5%-$4.54
2014$12.85+2.0%$17.30 +2.0%-$4.45
2013$12.59+2.0%$16.96 +2.0%-$4.36
2012$12.38+1.7%$16.67 +1.7%-$4.29
2011$12.15+1.8%$16.37 +1.8%-$4.21
2010$11.96+1.6%$16.11 +1.6%-$4.14
2009$11.73+1.9%$15.80 +1.9%-$4.07
2008$11.41+2.8%$15.37 +2.8%-$3.95
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$13.98 $21.67  -$7.69
2016$13.43+4.1%$20.98 +3.3%-$7.54
2015$13.10+2.5%$20.54 +2.1%-$7.43
2014$12.85+2.0%$20.10 +2.2%-$7.25
2013$12.59+2.0%$19.69 +2.1%-$7.10
2012$12.38+1.7%$19.36 +1.7%-$6.98
2011$12.15+1.8%$19.05 +1.6%-$6.90
2010$11.96+1.6%$18.73 +1.7%-$6.77
2009$11.73+1.9%$18.48 +1.4%-$6.74
2008$11.41+2.8%$18.00 +2.6%-$6.59
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$16.624,040
South Central$14.553,110
Highest Employment
Median Wage / Employment
North Central$16.624,040
South Central$14.553,110
Wages in other areas
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