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Eastern Workforce Development Area (1Q 2017)
All Industry
Estimated employment250
Mean wage$18.54
Entry wage$11.35
10th percentile wage$10.23
50th percentile wage$17.51
90th percentile wage$29.26
Top Employing Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Percent
Trade, Transportation and Utilities10041.5%
Public Administration4016.7%
Education and Health Services2010.0%
Top Paying Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Median Wage
Public Administration4024.36
Trade, Transportation and Utilities10017.93
Education and Health Services2017.56
Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance (43-5032)
Schedule and dispatch workers, work crews, equipment, or service vehicles for conveyance of materials, freight, or passengers, or for normal installation, service, or emergency repairs rendered outside the place of business. Duties may include using radio, telephone, or computer to transmit assignments and compiling statistics and reports on work progress.
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$17.51 $18.83  -$1.32
2016$16.83+4.1%$18.10 +4.1%-$1.26
2015$16.41+2.5%$17.65 +2.5%-$1.23
2014$16.09+2.0%$17.30 +2.0%-$1.21
2013$15.77+2.0%$16.96 +2.0%-$1.18
2012$15.50+1.7%$16.67 +1.7%-$1.16
2011$15.22+1.8%$16.37 +1.8%-$1.14
2010$14.98+1.6%$16.11 +1.6%-$1.12
2009$14.70+1.9%$15.80 +1.9%-$1.10
2008$14.29+2.8%$15.37 +2.8%-$1.07
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$17.51 $21.67  -$4.16
2016$16.83+4.1%$20.98 +3.3%-$4.15
2015$16.41+2.5%$20.54 +2.1%-$4.12
2014$16.09+2.0%$20.10 +2.2%-$4.00
2013$15.77+2.0%$19.69 +2.1%-$3.92
2012$15.50+1.7%$19.36 +1.7%-$3.85
2011$15.22+1.8%$19.05 +1.6%-$3.83
2010$14.98+1.6%$18.73 +1.7%-$3.75
2009$14.70+1.9%$18.48 +1.4%-$3.78
2008$14.29+2.8%$18.00 +2.6%-$3.71
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$20.55 
South Central$19.35350
Highest Employment
Median Wage / Employment
South Central$19.35350
North Central$20.55 
Wages in other areas
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