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Eastern Workforce Development Area (1Q 2017)
All Industry
Estimated employment700
Mean wage$17.09
Entry wage$13.12
10th percentile wage$12.48
50th percentile wage$16.25
90th percentile wage$23.70
Top Employing Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Percent
Trade, Transportation and Utilities44062.5%
Top Paying Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Median Wage
Trade, Transportation and Utilities44015.20
Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks (43-5071)
Verify and keep records on incoming and outgoing shipments. Prepare items for shipment. Duties include assembling, addressing, stamping, and shipping merchandise or material; receiving, unpacking, verifying and recording incoming merchandise or material; and arranging for the transportation of products. Exclude "Stock Clerks and Order Fillers" (43-5081) and "Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping" (43-5111).
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$16.25 $18.83  -$2.58
2016$15.62+4.1%$18.10 +4.1%-$2.47
2015$15.23+2.5%$17.65 +2.5%-$2.41
2014$14.93+2.0%$17.30 +2.0%-$2.37
2013$14.63+2.0%$16.96 +2.0%-$2.32
2012$14.39+1.7%$16.67 +1.7%-$2.28
2011$14.12+1.8%$16.37 +1.8%-$2.24
2010$13.90+1.6%$16.11 +1.6%-$2.20
2009$13.64+1.9%$15.80 +1.9%-$2.16
2008$13.27+2.8%$15.37 +2.8%-$2.10
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$16.25 $21.67  -$5.42
2016$15.62+4.1%$20.98 +3.3%-$5.36
2015$15.23+2.5%$20.54 +2.1%-$5.30
2014$14.93+2.0%$20.10 +2.2%-$5.16
2013$14.63+2.0%$19.69 +2.1%-$5.06
2012$14.39+1.7%$19.36 +1.7%-$4.97
2011$14.12+1.8%$19.05 +1.6%-$4.92
2010$13.90+1.6%$18.73 +1.7%-$4.83
2009$13.64+1.9%$18.48 +1.4%-$4.83
2008$13.27+2.8%$18.00 +2.6%-$4.73
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$17.422,400
South Central$17.111,240
Highest Employment
Median Wage / Employment
North Central$17.422,400
South Central$17.111,240
Wages in other areas
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