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Eastern Workforce Development Area (1Q 2017)
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Estimated employmentN/A
Mean wage$16.73
Entry wage$11.87
10th percentile wage$10.61
50th percentile wage$16.50
90th percentile wage$23.87
Top Employing Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Percent
Trade, Transportation and Utilities
Top Paying Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Median Wage
Trade, Transportation and Utilities15.55
Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping (43-5111)
Weigh, measure, and check materials, supplies, and equipment for the purpose of keeping relevant records. Duties are primarily clerical by nature. Include workers who collect and keep record of samples of products or materials. Exclude production "Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers" (51-9061).
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$16.50 $18.83  -$2.33
2016$15.86+4.1%$18.10 +4.1%-$2.23
2015$15.46+2.5%$17.65 +2.5%-$2.18
2014$15.16+2.0%$17.30 +2.0%-$2.14
2013$14.86+2.0%$16.96 +2.0%-$2.09
2012$14.61+1.7%$16.67 +1.7%-$2.06
2011$14.34+1.8%$16.37 +1.8%-$2.02
2010$14.11+1.6%$16.11 +1.6%-$1.99
2009$13.85+1.9%$15.80 +1.9%-$1.95
2008$13.47+2.8%$15.37 +2.8%-$1.90
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$16.50 $21.67  -$5.17
2016$15.86+4.1%$20.98 +3.3%-$5.12
2015$15.46+2.5%$20.54 +2.1%-$5.07
2014$15.16+2.0%$20.10 +2.2%-$4.93
2013$14.86+2.0%$19.69 +2.1%-$4.83
2012$14.61+1.7%$19.36 +1.7%-$4.74
2011$14.34+1.8%$19.05 +1.6%-$4.71
2010$14.11+1.6%$18.73 +1.7%-$4.61
2009$13.85+1.9%$18.48 +1.4%-$4.62
2008$13.47+2.8%$18.00 +2.6%-$4.53
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
South Central$18.80170
North Central$17.77210
Highest Employment
Median Wage / Employment
North Central$17.77210
South Central$18.80170
Wages in other areas
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