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Eastern Workforce Development Area (1Q 2017)
All Industry
Estimated employment100
Mean wage$19.27
Entry wage$13.75
10th percentile wage$13.01
50th percentile wage$20.23
90th percentile wage$25.15
Top Employing Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Percent
Top Paying Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Median Wage
Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters (51-7011)
Cut, shape, and assemble wooden articles or set up and operate a variety of woodworking machines, such as power saws, jointers, and mortisers to surface, cut, or shape lumber or to fabricate parts for wood products. Exclude "Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders" (51-7041 through 51-7042) who specialize in one or a limited number of machine phases.
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$20.23 $21.48  -$1.25
2016$19.51+3.7%$20.72 +3.7%-$1.20
2015$19.05+2.4%$20.22 +2.4%-$1.17
2014$18.61+2.3%$19.76 +2.3%-$1.15
2013$18.26+1.9%$19.39 +1.9%-$1.12
2012$17.96+1.7%$19.07 +1.7%-$1.10
2011$17.67+1.6%$18.76 +1.6%-$1.09
2010$17.48+1.1%$18.56 +1.1%-$1.08
2009$17.18+1.8%$18.24 +1.8%-$1.06
2008$16.73+2.7%$17.76 +2.7%-$1.03
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$20.23 $21.67  -$1.44
2016$19.51+3.7%$20.98 +3.3%-$1.46
2015$19.05+2.4%$20.54 +2.1%-$1.49
2014$18.61+2.3%$20.10 +2.2%-$1.48
2013$18.26+1.9%$19.69 +2.1%-$1.43
2012$17.96+1.7%$19.36 +1.7%-$1.39
2011$17.67+1.6%$19.05 +1.6%-$1.38
2010$17.48+1.1%$18.73 +1.7%-$1.25
2009$17.18+1.8%$18.48 +1.4%-$1.30
2008$16.73+2.7%$18.00 +2.6%-$1.27
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$22.99340
South Central$20.23150
Highest Employment
Median Wage / Employment
North Central$22.99340
South Central$20.23150
Wages in other areas
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