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Eastern Workforce Development Area (1Q 2017)
All Industry
Estimated employment190
Mean wage$26.12
Entry wage$20.44
10th percentile wage$18.35
50th percentile wage$26.19
90th percentile wage$31.96
Top Employing Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Percent
Public Administration16080.0%
Education and Health Services2010.3%
Top Paying Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Median Wage
Public Administration16026.64
Education and Health Services2022.67
Police, Fire, and Ambulance Dispatchers (43-5031)
Receive complaints from public concerning crimes and police emergencies. Broadcast orders to police patrol units in vicinity of complaint to investigate. Operate radio, telephone, or computer equipment to receive reports of fires and medical emergencies and relay information or orders to proper officials.
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$26.19 $18.83  $7.36
2016$25.17+4.1%$18.10 +4.1%$7.07
2015$24.55+2.5%$17.65 +2.5%$6.90
2014$24.07+2.0%$17.30 +2.0%$6.76
2013$23.59+2.0%$16.96 +2.0%$6.63
2012$23.18+1.7%$16.67 +1.7%$6.52
2011$22.76+1.8%$16.37 +1.8%$6.40
2010$22.40+1.6%$16.11 +1.6%$6.30
2009$21.98+1.9%$15.80 +1.9%$6.18
2008$21.38+2.8%$15.37 +2.8%$6.01
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$26.19 $21.67  $4.52
2016$25.17+4.1%$20.98 +3.3%$4.19
2015$24.55+2.5%$20.54 +2.1%$4.01
2014$24.07+2.0%$20.10 +2.2%$3.97
2013$23.59+2.0%$19.69 +2.1%$3.89
2012$23.18+1.7%$19.36 +1.7%$3.83
2011$22.76+1.8%$19.05 +1.6%$3.71
2010$22.40+1.6%$18.73 +1.7%$3.67
2009$21.98+1.9%$18.48 +1.4%$3.50
2008$21.38+2.8%$18.00 +2.6%$3.38
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$27.62340
South Central$23.99380
Highest Employment
Median Wage / Employment
South Central$23.99380
North Central$27.62340
Wages in other areas
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