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Occupational Employment and Wages (1Q 2017): Southwest Workforce Development Area
 Southwest Workforce Development Area - Occupational Employment and Wages (OES) 1st Quarter 2017  
Southwest Workforce Development Area Occupational Employment and Wages provides accurate and meaningful wage information to employers, job seekers, counselors, students, planners of vocational education programs, economic developers, Regional Workforce Development Boards, and others. Employers may find the data useful as a guide in analyzing pay scales; job seekers and students could utilize the information in making employment and career decisions; program planners should be aware of employment and wage levels in determining training programs to be offered.
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 Management Occupations -Southwest WDA 1Q2017
Occupations
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Estimated
Employment
Occupational WagesWage Percentile Ranges
MedianAverageEntry Level10th90th
Hourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / Annual
Total all occupations361,79023.8349,57132.2267,01812.5726,14410.6122,07062.16129,291
Management Occupations32,60066.43138,17577.28160,72838.0579,15033.7470,165>100.00>208,000
Administrative Services Managers1,09049.83103,63856.19116,89136.1475,17733.0768,79789.57186,312
Advertising and Promotions Managers13065.31135,83666.38138,06338.7780,63030.6063,654>100.00>208,000
Architectural and Engineering Managers44072.97151,77175.82157,70050.76105,56246.6096,943>100.00>208,000
Chief Executives350>100.00>208,000122.74255,298>100.00>208,00062.47129,938>100.00>208,000
Compensation and Benefits Managers8067.54140,49171.87149,49046.1896,06340.8084,861>100.00>208,000
Computer and Information Systems Managers2,30073.11152,07077.28160,74446.9997,73842.8289,061>100.00>208,000
Construction Managers69051.56107,24251.36106,81525.1052,21115.4032,02779.57165,516
Education Administrators, All Other8040.9385,14244.9593,50025.3352,67022.9847,80064.57134,301
Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School910N/A147,027N/A144,866N/A109,819N/A105,242N/A186,162
Education Administrators, Postsecondary21048.81101,52353.67111,64832.2267,03029.1060,53383.51173,709
Education Administrators, Preschool and Childcare Center/Program22030.0062,39138.5680,21220.6743,01119.7941,14966.35138,001
Emergency Management Directors2051.24106,57151.07106,23234.0270,77332.4267,43764.23133,594
Financial Managers5,68072.08149,92886.23179,35643.5990,66740.1283,452>100.00>208,000
Food Service Managers42031.8266,17834.5871,92718.6138,70917.0335,43470.65146,969
General and Operations Managers8,51081.46169,42989.33185,80941.8286,97836.9776,900>100.00>208,000
Human Resources Managers72062.49129,97070.07145,75137.8778,76634.8472,457>100.00>208,000
Industrial Production Managers51056.76118,05959.82124,42838.3279,69434.6972,16285.55177,953
Legislators30N/A63,820N/A67,743N/A20,393N/A20,383N/A152,990
Managers, All Other1,72055.93116,33062.71130,43636.6976,32432.4367,446>100.00>208,000
Marketing Managers2,11074.46154,87384.86176,50646.5996,91041.3586,004>100.00>208,000
Medical and Health Services Managers94052.88109,98765.64136,53939.1781,47735.5673,964>100.00>208,000
Natural Sciences Managers20077.44161,07693.44194,36247.5198,82743.2489,923>100.00>208,000
Postmasters and Mail Superintendents2038.1479,32838.2179,49432.3567,28031.8266,19045.6194,865
Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers81030.4663,36437.7778,55117.9237,27212.7326,49273.84153,580
Public Relations and Fundraising Managers29052.74109,68860.15125,11740.8985,05738.6580,39691.21189,707
Purchasing Managers34061.43127,77367.29139,95339.7382,63036.1575,198>100.00>208,000
Sales Managers2,40079.70165,76487.90182,82348.91101,73444.4492,429>100.00>208,000
Social and Community Service Managers73034.9072,57937.8378,68922.9647,75621.0043,67759.64124,068
Training and Development Managers29056.70117,95462.60130,21045.7895,21743.4790,41789.76186,692
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers35060.15125,12167.66140,74637.3177,59333.6469,984>100.00>208,000
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 Business Occupations -Southwest WDA 1Q2017
Occupations
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Estimated
Employment
Occupational WagesWage Percentile Ranges
MedianAverageEntry Level10th90th
Hourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / Annual
Business and Financial Operations Occupations27,32038.0579,14945.5494,72324.4850,92022.3046,37777.96162,151
Accountants and Auditors5,28039.6282,41644.3392,21128.6059,48726.2654,62067.14139,663
Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers, and Athletes12087.57182,15673.21152,26228.1658,57626.8355,791>100.00>208,000
Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate11028.5859,45031.6865,89920.6743,00420.4142,44650.54105,131
Budget AnalystsN/A42.6688,73945.0493,69331.2865,06228.2658,77767.02139,408
Business Operations Specialists, All Other1,83033.9270,54934.4971,73818.3538,16913.6828,47354.14112,623
Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators49037.0176,97339.7482,65423.9549,81221.5044,72364.17133,493
Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists30035.5573,94436.8676,67224.8151,60123.0247,87452.06108,281
Compliance Officers, Except Agriculture, Construction, Health and Safety, and Transportation90041.2485,77145.2894,17528.3258,90825.7753,58264.04133,215
Cost Estimators42033.6469,97636.1175,12023.9249,74821.7645,24758.95122,608
Credit Analysts67038.9681,03947.1398,03826.8155,76125.7753,59380.52167,492
Credit CounselorsN/A29.7461,84234.3971,53120.7643,17518.1337,71354.28112,884
Financial Analysts2,87047.5298,84059.73124,22430.9964,45828.1158,474>100.00>208,000
Financial Examiners19052.23108,62357.73120,07734.8472,45232.9668,55889.49186,148
Financial Specialists, All Other32039.3681,86147.3798,52427.5357,27423.3048,46685.31177,435
Fundraisers30029.0560,42229.8562,08121.7845,30315.6532,56342.5088,404
Human Resources Specialists1,78030.6063,65733.0168,67322.4946,77820.4942,61148.70101,296
Insurance Underwriters31039.1681,46549.87103,73326.6255,36625.0052,00092.84193,112
Labor Relations Specialists17029.5261,39734.4871,72521.4044,50417.6536,72466.56138,449
Loan Officers63037.8878,79348.86101,63519.8841,34414.6630,49293.57194,628
Logisticians54037.7978,59339.8582,88231.4465,40128.2458,71959.74124,256
Management Analysts2,05045.1593,92849.14102,21527.9958,22225.3452,70179.47165,295
Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists2,90031.9266,38137.2377,42219.7241,03518.4738,42661.19127,285
Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners22033.2169,09533.7770,24221.1243,92917.5736,54649.44102,833
Personal Financial Advisors2,55055.99116,46769.68144,94829.5161,38825.6453,349>100.00>208,000
Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products1,09031.7966,11134.0570,82723.7749,42321.6144,95449.69103,371
Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents13043.3190,07242.3188,00528.1358,51726.5455,21359.92124,634
Training and Development Specialists64036.2675,40736.3275,54721.9945,73718.7639,00753.89112,098
Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products16029.5161,38835.0072,79818.6638,81617.0935,54850.88105,828
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 Computer Occupations -Southwest WDA 1Q2017
Occupations
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Estimated
Employment
Occupational WagesWage Percentile Ranges
MedianAverageEntry Level10th90th
Hourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / Annual
Computer and Mathematical Occupations12,60043.8691,22646.3296,33727.5757,36324.9551,90573.53152,946
Actuaries25049.24102,43061.99128,94237.2177,40834.0370,781>100.00>208,000
Computer Network Architects31055.93116,33355.58115,60543.5590,59041.3485,97874.57155,110
Computer Network Support Specialists31042.1087,55641.3986,09029.4061,13727.1856,54157.11118,791
Computer Occupations, All Other50045.3794,35351.37106,85425.4452,91821.9245,59581.27169,044
Computer Programmers2,00038.2279,49638.8880,86526.8155,76623.5649,01556.32117,151
Computer Systems Analysts1,32049.63103,23251.60107,34134.0670,82828.2358,71775.33156,697
Computer User Support Specialists1,60027.8057,81328.4059,08119.2039,92916.7634,86141.3786,040
Database Administrators37044.0791,67145.0993,78525.3052,61221.4944,69673.33152,521
Information Security Analysts25062.24129,44363.55132,20038.0279,09334.4071,54596.04199,769
Network and Computer Systems Administrators1,10047.1898,12949.47102,90232.5567,69730.6963,84972.43150,655
Operations Research Analysts40041.0985,48142.6588,72628.6359,55526.1954,47462.68130,387
Software Developers, Applications1,93052.87109,97354.67113,71731.2264,94427.7157,63681.67169,873
Software Developers, Systems SoftwareN/A50.70105,45651.94108,03038.1479,31434.3471,42874.25154,428
Statisticians7046.5496,81562.59130,19535.8074,45733.8670,435>100.00>208,000
Web Developers44032.9068,44336.2375,35822.8047,42819.4340,42258.38121,424
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 Architecture and Engineering Occupations -Southwest WDA 1Q2017
Occupations
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Estimated
Employment
Occupational WagesWage Percentile Ranges
MedianAverageEntry Level10th90th
Hourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / Annual
Architecture and Engineering Occupations4,69039.0781,25541.3786,03926.1854,45124.6551,26262.34129,655
Aerospace EngineersN/A50.53105,09549.79103,56735.5974,03332.3767,32770.73147,122
Architects, Except Landscape and Naval32045.9895,63850.95105,97729.0160,34926.9656,07176.78159,691
Architectural and Civil Drafters22028.9360,16830.6663,77922.7847,40120.4642,55244.9993,582
Biomedical EngineersN/A54.45113,25254.67113,70934.1871,08728.7359,76187.91182,851
Chemical Engineers5037.0577,07936.3975,70524.4050,75821.8345,41450.89105,837
Civil Engineering Technicians3041.8286,98843.3990,25531.4065,32229.1060,52850.66105,386
Civil Engineers39043.0289,48145.1893,97331.6765,86028.9460,20766.38138,069
Computer Hardware Engineers2049.29102,50846.6096,94234.2671,25331.0664,60560.99126,861
Drafters, All OtherN/A25.0051,99825.2752,55820.5342,68519.1639,84631.1864,850
Electrical and Electronics Drafters5032.2367,04532.4067,39524.0750,07620.3442,30644.7092,978
Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians22027.0856,32327.0856,31618.3738,20215.7032,65237.9578,938
Electrical Engineers41043.4790,43144.1791,87030.4263,27127.7257,64064.55134,262
Electronics Engineers, Except ComputerN/A52.89110,00455.98116,43041.8987,14039.9183,00581.80170,151
Engineers, All Other16054.35113,03955.95116,37633.9670,64528.9960,29287.21181,396
Environmental Engineering Technicians2023.5949,06924.7951,56619.8141,20419.8541,28734.9772,732
Environmental Engineers8039.6782,50839.0881,28526.2354,55222.6447,10456.25117,001
Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors2049.50102,96149.82103,62437.3277,61634.2171,14362.72130,473
Industrial Engineering Technicians26029.1160,55830.3163,03322.9347,67819.8941,36441.8587,050
Industrial Engineers99042.9489,30943.8491,17631.5465,61729.0760,46461.82128,592
Landscape Architects9043.3490,14044.1791,88527.2556,67322.2546,27265.26135,758
Materials EngineersN/A46.4596,60848.74101,37639.3481,82135.8474,53662.68130,389
Mechanical Drafters9030.2962,99432.5667,72626.8155,77425.7553,56446.0195,716
Mechanical Engineering Technicians7027.1556,47430.0462,49820.1641,92918.3438,15447.5398,875
Mechanical Engineers47036.2075,29737.9178,86525.5153,05824.5751,10853.60111,476
Surveying and Mapping Technicians6023.7749,44325.9754,02419.6240,81318.0537,53437.9979,021
Surveyors13030.8864,21132.2066,97425.1952,40523.2548,36744.8493,261
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 Life, Physical and Social Science Occupations -Southwest WDA 1Q2017
Occupations
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Estimated
Employment
Occupational WagesWage Percentile Ranges
MedianAverageEntry Level10th90th
Hourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / Annual
Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations2,71033.8570,41942.8689,16221.1844,07218.7338,96874.35154,634
Biochemists and BiophysicistsN/A34.9672,71040.2683,74721.0643,81219.8341,24170.06145,726
Biological Technicians37021.5844,88423.3648,58716.5134,34015.9133,08835.8074,448
Chemical Technicians13023.8949,68624.8251,63517.9237,28816.3133,93535.8874,630
Chemists21037.3777,71243.9891,47926.1754,42625.5553,14870.21146,036
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists39040.0383,25640.3483,91926.7255,58324.8551,69859.03122,782
Economists3086.95180,84178.01162,25953.20110,66639.8582,890>100.00>208,000
Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health3018.5338,55221.8545,45217.1335,63815.9233,11936.4175,746
Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health7034.1671,03939.5882,33121.4044,50417.4736,33160.39125,612
Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians, All Other160N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists55038.1379,29264.10133,33727.8457,89725.8653,793>100.00>208,000
Microbiologists2046.3796,45544.0391,58630.6063,66023.2848,42959.47123,703
Psychologists, All OtherN/A45.3794,35642.9389,29136.4175,73936.0274,92450.81105,691
Social Science Research Assistants1028.5759,41727.6757,55420.6843,01719.7441,04937.2177,411
Social Scientists and Related Workers, All OtherN/A57.81120,24258.65121,98648.0599,94137.7978,60488.81184,730
Survey Researchers15024.3750,69528.0758,37915.1431,49711.3523,60347.6999,191
Urban and Regional Planners7042.5088,40943.6190,71928.7959,89227.0956,35063.00131,028
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 Community and Social Services Occupations -Southwest WDA 1Q2017
Occupations
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Estimated
Employment
Occupational WagesWage Percentile Ranges
MedianAverageEntry Level10th90th
Hourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / Annual
Community and Social Services Occupations4,84022.4246,63526.1954,47915.2931,81514.0329,17545.3294,251
Child, Family, and School Social Workers68029.8462,08332.2867,15717.9337,30715.2231,65250.76105,585
Clergy7025.1152,24427.7357,68021.6044,91720.3242,26338.5980,279
Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other8025.4052,82728.6859,64417.7836,99316.1633,61245.3394,287
Community Health Workers18018.0537,52520.5242,68014.4830,11813.4627,99029.1860,693
Counselors, All OtherN/A21.7745,29323.1448,13814.4930,13213.0127,06536.8576,647
Directors, Religious Activities and Education1027.2956,75728.5159,29521.4144,52120.3042,22638.2279,498
Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors74027.8958,00430.2862,98714.3929,92512.8026,63352.38108,951
Health Educators11033.6269,92433.7470,19020.6042,84717.3536,07949.51102,969
Healthcare Social Workers48034.1170,93535.3973,61624.8751,72322.6847,17449.61103,194
Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers32027.4457,08532.1566,86619.6640,88318.6738,84144.8093,192
Mental Health Counselors17022.3346,44925.2352,49517.1635,71016.3934,10535.0472,877
Rehabilitation Counselors49016.3433,99417.7536,93313.5028,08712.9226,87624.8851,759
Social and Human Service Assistants89018.2137,87918.8439,18314.8030,78712.9126,84626.0354,144
Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors42019.6940,95120.7243,09415.3031,83313.9428,99729.1760,681
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 Legal Occupations -Southwest WDA 1Q2017
Occupations
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Estimated
Employment
Occupational WagesWage Percentile Ranges
MedianAverageEntry Level10th90th
Hourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / Annual
Legal Occupations3,11052.01108,18070.16145,92526.4555,02622.4946,789>100.00>208,000
Arbitrators, Mediators, and ConciliatorsN/A72.17150,11274.26154,45059.52123,81256.09116,66196.34200,390
Lawyers1,94082.22171,00993.28194,02142.9389,28336.5475,998>100.00>208,000
Legal Support Workers, All Other2036.8176,56437.6678,34024.5050,95720.9743,62562.15129,263
Paralegals and Legal Assistants1,08028.1758,60031.1364,74920.5042,63319.3440,22749.69103,359
Title Examiners, Abstractors, and SearchersN/A27.7657,73829.5861,52021.6745,06420.5042,63745.3194,241
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 Education, Training and Library Occupations -Southwest WDA 1Q2017
Occupations
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Employment
Occupational WagesWage Percentile Ranges
MedianAverageEntry Level10th90th
Hourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / Annual
Education, Training, and Library Occupations24,99030.0462,49931.7265,96315.4732,18813.1427,34351.62107,387
Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Ins4041.3385,95137.9578,94326.6555,43421.5744,86449.56103,082
Archivists1032.7268,05529.3861,09320.5442,71618.8539,18938.6980,480
Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary70N/A39,957N/A62,799N/A36,002N/A33,607N/A117,531
Audio-Visual and Multimedia Collections Specialists5028.6859,65631.1664,81616.5034,31213.6828,44656.43117,392
Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary90N/A81,700N/A88,734N/A60,435N/A54,773N/A129,622
Business Teachers, Postsecondary170N/A101,631N/A115,880N/A62,327N/A56,015N/A197,249
Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School290N/A78,103N/A76,736N/A58,830N/A55,759N/A100,027
Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary40N/A85,855N/A100,731N/A64,470N/A58,209N/A166,822
Communications Teachers, Postsecondary60N/A79,917N/A80,649N/A54,571N/A47,090N/A116,271
Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary80N/A81,077N/A90,800N/A50,317N/A45,665N/A134,104
Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, PostsecondaryN/AN/A67,271N/A71,692N/A45,848N/A39,096N/A112,740
Curators3028.9560,21031.0664,60621.0043,68719.3240,19547.6499,103
Economics Teachers, PostsecondaryN/AN/A95,157N/A113,137N/A67,103N/A61,199N/A186,984
Education Teachers, Postsecondary80N/A78,055N/A82,046N/A55,285N/A49,075N/A122,933
Education, Training, and Library Workers, All OtherN/A29.9762,35530.5763,59618.1537,75416.8635,06146.8397,419
Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education4,260N/A81,217N/A82,366N/A57,059N/A53,027N/A117,135
Engineering Teachers, PostsecondaryN/AN/A111,415N/A123,088N/A72,210N/A63,729N/A196,555
English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary160N/A81,433N/A85,567N/A57,988N/A54,170N/A125,615
Foreign Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary40N/A84,928N/A97,577N/A61,439N/A57,344N/A139,152
Graduate Teaching Assistants100N/A50,992N/A49,211N/A30,991N/A20,240N/A72,379
Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary340N/A69,887N/A89,821N/A29,613N/A28,057N/A194,660
History Teachers, Postsecondary40N/A90,255N/A100,378N/A68,409N/A65,459N/A144,371
Instructional Coordinators30032.1066,76035.4673,76119.2239,97917.8337,10062.22129,412
Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education340N/A80,838N/A79,618N/A56,475N/A52,218N/A107,148
Librarians43034.1270,95036.1075,09224.5551,05423.4948,86854.32112,973
Library Technicians48019.4740,50520.7443,13113.8528,80812.1925,37030.3063,012
Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary80N/A77,179N/A89,959N/A55,846N/A53,930N/A134,862
Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Educa1,920N/A81,310N/A80,883N/A55,418N/A50,517N/A112,023
Museum Technicians and ConservatorsN/A19.1939,91020.5542,74113.7428,58413.1627,37430.2262,862
Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary210N/A84,816N/A88,595N/A64,901N/A59,036N/A126,994
Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary90N/A88,284N/A98,166N/A58,887N/A51,787N/A155,964
Physics Teachers, Postsecondary10N/A92,107N/A106,863N/A70,211N/A67,012N/A131,666
Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary20N/A93,930N/A117,690N/A63,879N/A58,372N/A>208,000
Postsecondary Teachers, All Other390N/A57,880N/A59,058N/A20,808N/A20,233N/A114,465
Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education1,68018.3838,23320.5942,82612.8726,77511.3323,56432.3467,275
Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary70N/A88,562N/A95,564N/A60,666N/A52,632N/A133,633
Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Ed3,350N/A85,251N/A85,418N/A59,205N/A53,505N/A121,867
Self-Enrichment Education Teachers1,24020.3242,28321.4844,66511.5323,9819.7320,23540.5584,328
Social Work Teachers, Postsecondary30N/A85,974N/A84,563N/A67,072N/A66,718N/A105,842
Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary30N/A82,862N/A90,098N/A65,582N/A61,445N/A140,817
Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School790N/A81,806N/A83,505N/A56,137N/A52,074N/A122,571
Special Education Teachers, Middle School220N/A71,855N/A71,869N/A48,423N/A42,003N/A101,207
Special Education Teachers, Preschool60N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Special Education Teachers, Secondary School710N/A77,080N/A79,063N/A60,243N/A54,185N/A106,389
Substitute Teachers1,58014.8630,88815.3631,94812.1525,28210.4421,72619.0239,555
Teacher Assistants3,810N/A34,134N/A35,378N/A24,460N/A21,187N/A52,469
Teachers and Instructors, All Other, Except Substitute Teachers630N/A65,359N/A69,028N/A38,140N/A31,050N/A107,162
Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary8023.8549,60224.1750,27320.6342,90019.3940,34130.3563,124
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 Arts,Design,Entertainment,Sports,Media Occupations -Southwest WDA 1Q2017
Occupations
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Occupational WagesWage Percentile Ranges
MedianAverageEntry Level10th90th
Hourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / Annual
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations7,66025.5353,10731.1864,85713.9328,97511.4723,87251.48107,074
Art Directors28043.4490,36846.2796,24631.2264,93528.8159,93074.52155,012
Artists and Related Workers, All Other1034.0170,75433.0868,81318.8539,18917.1435,65751.00106,070
Athletes and Sports CompetitorsN/AN/A70,845N/A69,738N/A24,299N/A22,093N/A135,636
Audio and Video Equipment Technicians28024.6651,29323.6949,26114.7730,72312.8126,63932.0166,583
Broadcast Technicians7018.7639,02919.6740,89511.1923,26510.2821,38232.0766,697
Coaches and Scouts1,720N/A37,996N/A48,292N/A27,452N/A24,861N/A93,199
Commercial and Industrial Designers11024.6551,26824.7251,41517.7036,82416.7734,88832.5567,703
Craft Artists10N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Designers, All OtherN/A23.3348,53827.7457,68217.1235,60716.0933,45949.89103,772
Editors28027.3556,88530.6763,79016.9135,17416.1433,58053.17110,590
Fashion DesignersN/A35.6474,14539.5682,28620.5842,80718.0537,54473.73153,352
Film and Video EditorsN/A35.9074,66640.0783,34214.8430,86211.1623,21672.99151,829
Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators70N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Floral Designers9019.5240,61819.6140,78912.0425,04411.0022,88429.5361,422
Graphic Designers72029.7761,91830.3763,17520.3842,40318.6538,80343.1889,814
Interior Designers270N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Interpreters and Translators3027.9658,16228.6059,48223.9549,82021.4944,69639.9383,047
Media and Communication Equipment Workers, All OtherN/A34.8472,46734.3171,35425.6253,28423.8149,52946.0095,694
Media and Communication Workers, All Other18024.8651,69927.1756,50818.3438,14115.7032,65840.5484,315
Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers13012.6926,39815.7532,75610.1721,1449.7320,23229.3861,112
Multimedia Artists and AnimatorsN/A33.7970,28635.3473,51319.6840,93418.0837,60257.68119,967
Music Directors and Composers1033.2269,10231.8266,18614.7030,5749.7320,23048.10100,058
Musicians and Singers13012.26N/A28.33N/A10.20N/A9.73N/A61.39N/A
PhotographersN/A23.0948,02124.8151,60616.2933,88515.5032,25237.3377,634
Producers and Directors39029.0560,42836.5375,98018.5238,52116.9135,16751.76107,650
Public Relations Specialists38030.7263,91034.7772,32321.1844,06819.9141,40358.79122,294
Reporters and Correspondents7018.4038,27420.5942,83112.4425,87210.8322,52635.2773,358
Sound Engineering Technicians11028.9160,13536.1275,12916.9335,20915.7032,64961.95128,862
Technical Writers15037.3277,60938.3279,69926.2254,52224.5851,11556.81118,169
Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials160N/A23,722N/A31,029N/A22,026N/A20,322N/A58,001
Writers and Authors16032.5567,69232.8268,26618.4338,32915.9233,10747.1398,036
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 Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations -Southwest WDA 1Q2017
Occupations
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MedianAverageEntry Level10th90th
Hourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / Annual
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations19,25037.0677,08646.1395,93523.1348,10420.2742,16280.56167,562
AnesthesiologistsN/A>100.00>208,000139.05289,212>100.00>208,00098.29204,430>100.00>208,000
Athletic Trainers110N/A50,590N/A60,349N/A41,335N/A38,396N/A98,840
Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians8031.1264,71632.1566,87922.2946,36020.6943,03547.1398,032
Chiropractors7030.1862,76843.9291,34127.3356,85225.6753,39291.81190,956
Dental Hygienists79041.9687,27641.7986,91733.7770,25532.0466,63352.16108,495
Dentists, General210>100.00>208,000121.57252,86373.82153,53870.01145,631>100.00>208,000
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers27033.4569,57834.9972,78228.4659,19426.9656,07146.9897,708
Dietetic Technicians4019.3940,33318.3738,21411.8624,65610.4121,65825.0152,027
Dietitians and Nutritionists13032.4667,49731.3465,19718.6238,72815.0131,21945.8795,414
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics71026.4254,94825.7853,61719.4440,44317.6236,64533.1368,918
Family and General Practitioners34076.49159,11777.90162,03846.1495,95934.0670,827>100.00>208,000
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other4018.2437,94328.2658,78513.3227,69812.6026,20557.24119,071
Health Technologists and Technicians, All Other13022.0845,91828.5659,39217.3135,99316.5534,41551.88107,907
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All OtherN/A22.9747,76525.7153,48921.9645,69020.2942,20642.4788,345
Internists, General130>100.00>208,000106.54221,60840.5884,39827.8657,944>100.00>208,000
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses1,38028.0258,27828.1358,50323.2348,32821.0843,85736.1975,269
Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists6041.5886,48640.3183,85832.4667,51431.7566,03249.32102,583
Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians26024.8451,67128.2358,72418.7438,99417.1735,71845.5394,695
Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists48034.5671,88634.9772,73025.8953,85524.3150,57447.7499,287
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians28018.2637,97320.1541,92215.2331,68113.9429,00929.4761,294
Nuclear Medicine Technologists3044.9493,48243.9891,47238.4780,02534.9972,78151.45107,012
Nurse Anesthetists18087.85182,71493.92195,36568.81143,13167.51140,423>100.00>208,000
Nurse Practitioners43057.44119,45866.37138,03746.9197,56044.0891,676>100.00>208,000
Obstetricians and Gynecologists4079.84166,06683.49173,65831.7666,05229.0260,376>100.00>208,000
Occupational Health and Safety Specialists11038.7780,65338.6380,36528.2558,76525.6953,43250.78105,623
Occupational Health and Safety Technicians1022.9747,77122.7047,21514.3229,78210.8522,56534.3371,403
Occupational Therapists32048.84101,57747.6399,08730.4763,38826.0554,18269.56144,678
Opticians, Dispensing24018.9039,29920.6642,96315.3932,01613.9829,08730.7363,917
Orthotists and Prosthetists1028.5659,39629.7761,93226.8555,83725.3352,68542.1087,558
Pediatricians, General9082.15170,85284.43175,61442.5788,54937.4277,827>100.00>208,000
Pharmacists57062.19129,34062.51130,01348.89101,68540.8484,94678.64163,579
Pharmacy Technicians67014.7130,59515.8132,88811.9424,83810.9022,66522.9347,692
Physical Therapists63045.6995,04445.9695,61033.9070,51928.7659,81963.07131,174
Physician Assistants40057.11118,79856.15116,78844.8993,36541.7686,86073.58153,048
Physicians and Surgeons, All Other89092.10191,55894.24196,01536.2975,49730.1762,753>100.00>208,000
Psychiatric Technicians13019.4740,49521.0743,84014.7230,63013.4527,97132.4267,435
Psychiatrists150>100.00>208,000115.72240,71563.30131,67217.5036,390>100.00>208,000
Radiation Therapists3046.9997,72347.4298,64039.6882,52436.0474,95861.38127,671
Radiologic Technologists and Technicians47031.6665,84632.5167,62124.5951,13822.4246,64345.2994,202
Recreational Therapists8021.3244,33221.9745,70915.3231,87514.0529,22132.8668,347
Registered Nurses6,00037.4677,91138.6580,40230.6163,67227.9358,09651.29106,674
Respiratory Therapists18035.8374,52735.8674,58128.7859,86326.8655,85547.1097,972
Respiratory Therapy TechniciansN/A41.2385,75737.3377,62927.8757,96326.2954,67349.30102,528
Speech-Language Pathologists34048.60101,07547.1898,14234.1270,95830.3363,08562.23129,422
SurgeonsN/A>100.00>208,000132.05274,651>100.00>208,00057.30119,165>100.00>208,000
Surgical Technologists18023.9949,89325.1352,28318.9239,34716.9935,33535.4673,769
Therapists, All Other1027.5957,39031.6965,90822.2746,31121.2544,19738.8980,875
Veterinarians19054.09112,49360.13125,07728.8259,95117.8737,169>100.00>208,000
Veterinary Technologists and Technicians28020.9943,65721.0043,68114.9431,07013.5728,21929.4761,285
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 Healthcare Support Occupations -Southwest WDA 1Q2017
Occupations
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MedianAverageEntry Level10th90th
Hourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / Annual
Healthcare Support Occupations10,16015.7732,79517.2935,95712.6626,33711.6324,17424.7551,483
Dental Assistants89023.9349,77323.3348,51317.5036,41316.3333,98030.4163,262
Healthcare Support Workers, All Other42019.1439,79519.8341,25815.7532,76214.4830,12125.4853,008
Home Health Aides1,60012.6126,24512.8026,61110.9422,76110.2721,36915.3331,884
Massage TherapistsN/A21.6845,10926.2354,57310.8822,62510.1821,17747.4198,623
Medical Assistants1,60017.0235,39117.7236,86413.1527,35112.4825,95024.3450,630
Medical Equipment Preparers30N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Medical Transcriptionists7021.1243,93121.7245,18714.1229,38313.3127,69831.3465,194
Nursing Assistants4,22015.6332,51316.2033,69113.5328,14012.8126,63820.7243,093
Occupational Therapy AidesN/A27.3756,93124.9951,98618.1137,66214.3729,89031.0764,619
Orderlies23014.4630,09114.8030,78611.1723,23010.4921,81219.2940,125
Phlebotomists12020.0441,68420.3242,26016.3734,05115.2931,81225.4352,905
Physical Therapist Aides18014.0229,15615.4132,04712.6426,29612.1025,17621.0843,838
Physical Therapist AssistantsN/A29.5761,51128.8660,03220.5742,78917.4136,20638.6880,450
Psychiatric AidesN/A16.9335,21517.3536,08613.6128,31013.0227,09223.4748,809
Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers19014.1329,39314.2629,64611.1823,25310.5721,97918.6138,710
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 Protective Service Occupations -Southwest WDA 1Q2017
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MedianAverageEntry Level10th90th
Hourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / Annual
Protective Service Occupations8,57018.2838,03423.9749,87411.6524,23510.6622,17643.3990,255
Animal Control Workers5023.3148,47723.6649,19713.1227,28710.0020,80037.7178,433
Crossing Guards28015.2531,72328.0458,33010.8722,60110.2121,24549.79103,565
Detectives and Criminal Investigators14044.9693,50945.5794,79136.8776,71034.8972,56958.90122,506
Fire Inspectors and Investigators4042.8689,15537.5978,18521.8745,47818.1237,69850.86105,791
Firefighters91033.2669,18531.7866,10224.9151,81922.6547,11639.5182,197
First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers39043.2589,96843.5090,47934.6972,14733.8670,42954.17112,682
First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives41046.8097,34147.0197,78839.5982,34235.4673,75761.35127,618
First-Line Supervisors of Protective Service Workers, All Other29017.0535,47519.2339,99513.1027,23112.4825,95433.3769,424
Lifeguards, Ski Patrol, and Other Recreational Protective Service Workers46011.6424,21012.5026,00510.5121,8609.8720,53215.7632,776
Parking Enforcement Workers4028.2158,67327.3656,91322.0145,78017.7036,81431.7966,131
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers1,40036.2775,43035.9774,81831.1964,89428.4759,21744.0891,686
Protective Service Workers, All Other39014.5530,27517.1835,73610.7222,2989.9120,62425.3752,769
Security Guards3,76013.2427,54214.2929,71810.9722,82010.3421,52219.3440,237
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 Food Preparation and Serving-Related Occupations -Southwest WDA 1Q2017
Occupations
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Occupational WagesWage Percentile Ranges
MedianAverageEntry Level10th90th
Hourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / Annual
Food Preparation and Serving-Related Occupations28,22011.3923,69613.7428,5779.9320,6619.8720,52219.2940,120
Bartenders1,3009.8720,53213.5728,2199.8620,5139.8620,51421.2444,182
Chefs and Head Cooks57019.0239,56027.8757,95914.7330,64213.7128,52649.21102,360
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food5,96011.2223,32512.4525,88710.0320,8589.8720,53115.7932,843
Cooks, Fast Food1,9309.9920,78610.8822,6319.8920,5779.8620,51813.3527,782
Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria65016.9135,17716.7134,76912.2025,38810.6422,14422.5846,951
Cooks, Restaurant2,66014.8630,92516.1533,59411.9824,90610.9222,70722.5246,836
Cooks, Short OrderN/A12.0925,15313.1227,28610.9222,70710.1121,02418.3238,120
Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop1,29010.0020,81311.0723,0409.9120,6259.8620,52113.4427,940
Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers9209.8720,53110.3921,6219.8620,5179.8620,51411.6624,247
Dishwashers1,72010.3721,58211.0723,0399.9420,6759.8720,53113.4928,061
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers1,25019.1139,73921.1644,01712.2125,39811.0923,06832.4767,536
Food Preparation Workers1,82013.9128,92916.0033,28311.1523,20810.5221,88618.8939,287
Food Servers, Nonrestaurant66013.4627,98214.2329,59010.9622,79310.4121,65020.1441,903
Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop94010.5221,86812.0725,1079.9120,6099.8620,52016.7134,754
Waiters and Waitresses5,7009.9620,72513.0027,0579.8620,5179.8620,51519.4240,402
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 Building/Grounds Cleaning/Maintenance Occupations -Southwest WDA 1Q2017
Occupations
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MedianAverageEntry Level10th90th
Hourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / Annual
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations13,48015.2531,72217.4436,27411.2023,29610.5421,91828.3158,879
First-Line Supervisors of Housekeeping and Janitorial Workers44019.9241,43323.3448,55013.5828,25513.1227,27738.3079,662
First-Line Supervisors of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundsk30028.2858,81032.2267,01221.9745,69820.5342,71844.0291,575
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners7,11014.1529,44216.9135,16210.9222,71510.3421,52229.3260,981
Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers3,98016.4134,14717.8037,02012.6426,29111.5123,95523.7849,468
Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners1,19012.4025,78213.0127,07310.7422,3419.9720,75316.9535,255
Pest Control Workers16018.3538,15918.2037,85014.7430,64812.7226,44923.6249,133
Tree Trimmers and PrunersN/A17.6936,80018.7739,02516.9335,21915.6332,51524.3850,716
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 Personal Care and Service Occupations -Southwest WDA 1Q2017
Occupations
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MedianAverageEntry Level10th90th
Hourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / Annual
Personal Care and Service Occupations13,23013.3027,67015.5932,43510.6022,0399.9120,60924.9751,942
Amusement and Recreation Attendants22011.7024,32818.6138,7179.9120,6219.8620,52123.1848,221
Animal Trainers20N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Childcare Workers2,61011.6424,20512.6226,24710.5221,8839.9220,64716.7834,918
Concierges1020.6742,98520.0041,59713.4227,92712.7126,43528.6159,496
First-Line Supervisors of Personal Service Workers61022.2346,22722.8947,59116.5534,41615.5532,34131.3265,153
Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors1,01020.8543,36121.8845,51511.5824,08810.4921,80633.4369,540
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists1,26015.0431,27617.4236,23710.7422,34410.0120,82626.6555,451
Locker Room, Coatroom, and Dressing Room Attendants4016.1233,52822.4146,62511.3123,52810.6722,19123.1748,190
Manicurists and Pedicurists7309.8720,52910.2821,3879.8620,5119.8620,51411.6824,293
Nonfarm Animal Caretakers59013.6128,29815.6132,47410.6222,0969.9820,75726.3254,740
Personal Care Aides3,79013.8028,70814.2929,72611.3623,62810.3021,42619.0739,684
Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other19012.2625,51613.3527,77310.9322,73410.1821,17118.9139,326
Recreation Workers1,15014.1629,46816.0533,40410.7722,41510.0320,84723.7349,360
Residential Advisors24011.7224,37012.8826,78310.1721,1529.8620,52017.0835,520
Skincare SpecialistsN/A34.2071,15432.5967,78916.0033,29713.6028,29653.71111,723
Tour Guides and EscortsN/A26.3554,80326.4455,00216.6334,58813.7628,63041.4386,166
Ushers, Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers30010.4521,72310.8822,6219.9920,7839.8720,52612.2125,395
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 Sales and Related Occupations -Southwest WDA 1Q2017
Occupations
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MedianAverageEntry Level10th90th
Hourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / Annual
Sales and Related Occupations37,14018.1037,65027.9158,05510.5621,9729.8520,48855.09114,597
Advertising Sales Agents86029.8462,07541.6286,57018.4938,45915.2331,67281.38169,274
Cashiers7,39011.1623,21812.0925,15410.3221,4659.6620,09415.8833,031
Counter and Rental Clerks1,03012.7526,51916.0833,43610.0320,8649.6220,01027.9258,069
Demonstrators and Product PromotersN/A13.0327,10014.2529,63410.7022,25010.1721,14622.0945,955
First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers53037.0377,01242.8489,11526.1254,32825.7353,52768.83143,159
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers3,29023.6149,10524.7551,47315.0931,38613.2227,50637.5878,163
Insurance Sales Agents99033.2369,11939.7982,76816.7534,84315.9933,26774.87155,724
Parts Salespersons47018.6538,80119.4740,50112.3425,67511.0723,02728.8459,979
Real Estate Sales Agents17021.2444,17322.2946,3569.7920,3659.6019,97539.6082,358
Retail Salespersons11,21012.1725,30516.3233,95610.3321,4959.6820,13129.0260,353
Sales and Related Workers, All Other16010.5822,01116.6734,6759.7720,3189.6119,98331.1964,866
Sales Engineers17040.7484,73944.1091,73330.5863,61127.6057,40262.00128,958
Sales Representatives, Services, All Other2,10036.7676,46948.84101,58920.1741,94617.4336,25699.43206,818
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products3,51034.1771,08437.0977,14220.5842,81018.1137,66861.71128,365
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products81040.5084,23942.8689,13924.9351,85423.0647,97271.96149,670
Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents3,89048.80101,51468.12141,68524.9051,78920.3442,300>100.00>208,000
Telemarketers20024.7751,52927.0456,24312.5926,18110.1921,20147.6899,173
Travel Agents26019.4640,48420.5442,73214.7130,59413.3227,71128.6059,489
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 Office and Administrative Support Occupations -Southwest WDA 1Q2017
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Occupational WagesWage Percentile Ranges
MedianAverageEntry Level10th90th
Hourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / Annual
Office and Administrative Support Occupations57,52020.6742,98022.3646,50813.3627,77511.3423,59035.1673,129
Bill and Account Collectors75023.7149,31924.1450,20717.8537,13516.2833,85931.4865,472
Billing and Posting Clerks and Machine Operators1,18022.5046,82023.1348,11318.1337,71916.8935,13030.4963,415
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks4,20023.8749,65924.3250,58316.9635,28614.9531,09233.9270,555
Brokerage Clerks52027.0856,33429.1860,69819.6840,92717.9237,26743.9291,347
Cargo and Freight Agents26023.3248,50327.4857,15215.8632,98514.8830,94744.7092,974
Computer Operators5026.0254,12125.3852,79620.2242,04320.2742,16031.5365,589
Couriers and Messengers14015.7732,78515.3031,82010.9722,8039.8120,40920.0441,696
Court, Municipal, and License Clerks21024.4750,88325.3752,78813.7528,61011.5023,91339.5382,217
Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks7019.8041,18521.1143,89214.6030,36213.0227,08932.1766,915
Customer Service Representatives7,14019.6740,91020.5642,77413.2727,61411.6624,25030.5363,495
Data Entry Keyers33018.3338,12818.9039,30413.2627,59112.5426,07127.5557,311
Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance46020.6542,94123.4148,69016.1233,52815.5132,25637.2677,490
Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs2023.6149,10524.1650,25319.3840,30818.0137,47331.9666,483
Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants2,25037.3677,71238.0979,22627.5657,32225.9153,88450.93105,931
File Clerks32017.0235,39518.2838,01411.0222,92310.5221,88029.0860,478
Financial Clerks, All Other11025.2152,44725.2952,60418.6838,83817.1235,61430.3963,198
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Worke5,74030.9564,37633.2169,07023.1148,05620.6943,02349.61103,189
Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks22011.3123,53212.4125,79610.2821,3819.8420,47417.2635,902
Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping25020.6442,92120.7743,19512.8426,69410.6222,09430.9164,298
Information and Record Clerks, All Other36019.2740,07520.5042,65616.0633,40314.9831,15127.6957,600
Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks69024.0349,96624.5050,95318.0237,49016.9135,17732.6067,813
Interviewers, Except Eligibility and Loan21021.0843,83522.0145,78515.6032,46114.2429,63031.1664,819
Legal Secretaries31028.3959,04028.1958,64917.8537,12917.0735,50138.9080,927
Library Assistants, Clerical29011.9524,84413.7228,54010.3621,5499.8120,40919.4440,431
Loan Interviewers and Clerks28016.9535,24819.2039,92710.5221,8679.8920,58235.1273,049
Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service26014.4830,11215.3731,96711.0422,96010.4821,79422.3846,561
Medical Secretaries94020.4042,43320.8543,37816.2033,70515.3831,97728.5259,318
Meter Readers, Utilities4028.6259,53927.8757,95619.7541,08617.4336,25437.9478,921
New Accounts Clerks3023.7649,42025.7153,47618.8839,27616.8935,12338.2979,649
Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other8809.9020,61013.5428,1699.8320,4589.8120,40122.8947,617
Office Clerks, General6,29017.8537,12418.3538,16611.7124,3599.9520,68027.1956,551
Office Machine Operators, Except Computer7018.0137,46319.0639,65512.0224,99710.9222,71329.9662,319
Order Clerks22019.9641,51620.7843,22514.8930,97512.2725,53829.9862,352
Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks43023.6449,17123.8349,56717.7536,91016.5734,46631.6065,741
Police, Fire, and Ambulance Dispatchers20028.1358,51328.5659,39522.5346,86121.4244,54937.9078,837
Postal Service Clerks19027.8957,99325.6253,29120.5642,76715.9733,21028.4759,208
Postal Service Mail Carriers1,05029.3861,10725.3252,68217.7836,97016.4134,12329.3961,124
Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and Processing Machine Operators20027.8857,98626.7655,66224.3250,58426.6655,44328.4659,199
Procurement Clerks16020.9943,67321.3044,29815.4132,04814.3329,79429.4261,188
Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks98026.7255,57527.1056,36419.2840,10317.4536,29538.6780,439
Proofreaders and Copy Markers2019.4340,42022.1846,14014.4630,07213.3927,84636.4375,777
Receptionists and Information Clerks2,90016.5734,46617.4436,28212.7226,46711.9124,75726.4955,095
Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks18016.0233,31419.1339,78412.8926,80912.2525,49330.4263,264
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical,8,01021.1343,95322.5046,80515.0531,30513.3327,72732.8168,249
Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks1,05017.7236,85518.6238,73213.0527,14712.0225,00426.0654,210
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers4,98012.0625,08013.8828,85610.7622,38410.0220,82620.7743,198
Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service14018.1037,65918.2938,04013.6028,28212.5626,13324.6051,168
Telephone OperatorsN/A14.9431,07614.8230,81711.2523,39610.7322,31618.8139,124
Tellers1,56016.4234,14516.8435,02513.3927,84612.8626,74222.4246,634
Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping13018.0037,44720.1441,87511.6324,1929.8620,50935.8074,467
Word Processors and Typists19024.0650,04424.1750,26520.1641,92719.7140,99730.7263,916
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 Farming, Fishing and Forestry Occupations -Southwest WDA 1Q2017
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MedianAverageEntry Level10th90th
Hourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / Annual
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations22013.9929,10714.9030,99311.6924,32010.6822,21121.8045,337
Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and GreenhouseN/A13.4027,87713.3827,84011.2623,41510.4721,76315.7032,674
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 Construction and Extraction Occupations -Southwest WDA 1Q2017
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MedianAverageEntry Level10th90th
Hourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / Annual
Construction and Extraction Occupations8,41026.7455,62127.1856,53416.6734,68115.0731,35940.0083,200
Brickmasons and Blockmasons6021.3544,41822.2746,31911.0022,87510.5621,95837.4877,967
Carpenters1,12029.2060,73128.8259,95620.2842,18019.5240,58738.8580,803
Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers7030.6163,68132.0366,63326.5655,23825.6353,30243.9091,319
Construction and Building Inspectors23034.0670,84333.0468,71618.8639,22715.2131,62849.16102,265
Construction and Related Workers, All OtherN/A22.6847,17522.6747,15021.3144,31619.9641,51826.8255,791
Construction Laborers1,37021.6545,02322.2646,30616.6334,59315.9633,19830.4063,232
Electricians94029.5261,42029.9062,19622.8147,44117.3436,05140.5884,401
First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Work87037.1077,16840.0783,35426.8255,80125.9453,95762.36129,703
GlaziersN/A29.0260,36529.1260,56323.1948,23319.6040,75938.3879,833
Hazardous Materials Removal Workers14026.1554,39324.6051,17817.3936,17216.6534,63231.1564,804
Helpers--CarpentersN/A13.9428,98915.4132,0519.8320,4629.8120,41423.8549,609
Helpers--Electricians19011.1423,17912.7426,5049.8420,4679.8020,40119.0839,691
Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters8013.8328,77513.7728,63212.5526,09311.4523,82315.4732,185
Helpers--RoofersN/A15.8432,93916.0433,36013.8028,69912.9726,98819.4640,467
Highway Maintenance Workers21027.4257,03428.8159,93620.2142,03819.0939,69741.3786,037
Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators50031.7265,97731.5765,67023.7349,34521.6645,04640.4184,053
Painters, Construction and Maintenance51017.6536,70818.5638,60115.7932,82915.2231,64526.2754,640
Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators3028.6759,64028.4459,15425.5253,07425.2452,51534.7072,168
PipelayersN/A28.2458,73627.7357,67126.3554,81325.4452,91931.0564,584
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters80028.2758,79627.4757,13416.0933,47614.3029,74141.1085,480
Roofers15022.5446,88823.8049,50115.4532,13613.5328,15536.3275,544
Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe CleanersN/A27.6857,58425.6853,41719.2640,06715.1231,46631.4965,493
Sheet Metal Workers24024.0650,04824.4950,93116.3934,08315.4632,15335.8874,630
Structural Iron and Steel WorkersN/A23.2848,41828.1758,59017.7036,81116.9735,28867.06139,478
Tapers3032.5367,66934.2471,21422.8147,45021.7945,32849.51102,990
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 Installation, Maintenance and Repair Occupations -Southwest WDA 1Q2017
Occupations
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Occupational WagesWage Percentile Ranges
MedianAverageEntry Level10th90th
Hourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / Annual
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations10,43024.7851,55425.8453,73115.6632,57013.2427,52438.8180,722
Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians35031.7966,12434.1070,92724.8751,74322.7747,37946.4996,711
Automotive Body and Related Repairers33023.6049,08223.4648,79716.9635,27013.5028,08230.9164,298
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics1,67022.1746,10622.1746,10812.1925,37010.7922,45434.1671,046
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists26029.0360,37929.1360,58022.3846,55520.1241,84138.5980,258
Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and RepairersN/A17.5036,40217.6636,72813.5428,17312.9927,02823.3648,599
Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairers12023.2948,43521.9545,67114.8130,80913.3627,79529.5561,468
Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door7038.6580,39138.0179,06230.6063,63528.1058,43248.35100,562
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial EquipmentN/A34.0670,84133.0368,69624.1050,13722.1546,06444.1591,829
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers12043.5390,55341.0085,27431.0064,49427.1456,46650.44104,928
Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers and Repairers14019.4840,52923.8049,49214.4330,02812.4325,84738.9581,013
First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers79035.0372,85136.5476,00224.6751,31822.0045,77153.80111,908
Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers82028.0458,33127.6357,47519.1639,85417.4236,24237.7478,506
Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers24015.6232,47717.6536,70013.0327,12012.5426,07126.5055,123
Home Appliance Repairers9021.4744,66222.1746,10215.8032,85914.6530,45831.9166,372
Industrial Machinery Mechanics55025.9954,05426.8655,86619.2440,01217.4236,24937.9078,830
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, All OtherN/A18.5538,58219.4640,47012.7026,42310.0020,80230.9164,292
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General1,92023.9049,70725.0252,04416.9335,21015.2231,65736.2875,467
Maintenance Workers, Machinery14022.5646,93522.7947,41316.8235,00214.1629,45530.8264,117
Mechanical Door RepairersN/A20.7343,10518.9339,37013.8028,71013.1327,29224.4050,742
Medical Equipment Repairers5027.6257,45028.1158,45820.0441,66918.0837,61639.4081,945
Millwrights4025.1852,36327.5457,28318.9939,50417.0135,37438.5580,168
Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines18024.7051,37625.4152,85117.8937,21614.5630,28836.3375,566
Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics19024.7451,46726.6455,39517.2835,93816.1033,47943.4090,276
Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers47030.1862,78929.2960,92619.9441,47017.3035,99439.5582,271
Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers21035.7274,28431.5065,51715.1831,5869.7420,25147.4798,741
Tire Repairers and Changers11011.8224,58512.4425,86410.8222,51910.1621,12415.1531,516
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 Production Occupations -Southwest WDA 1Q2017
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MedianAverageEntry Level10th90th
Hourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / Annual
Production Occupations17,12019.2640,04821.4244,54712.4525,88110.9922,85734.0670,848
Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other74014.4730,09215.8232,90010.5321,9049.9420,68224.1450,195
Bakers24013.8028,71514.6030,37210.7122,27410.1221,04421.4044,521
Butchers and Meat Cutters10025.7353,50724.4350,81316.1433,56414.4930,14033.3869,428
Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters27020.1441,89321.0343,73915.7932,84314.4229,98629.7661,911
Chemical Equipment Operator/TenderN/A24.6751,31024.8251,62516.6534,64115.9833,22736.9776,902
Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operator/TenderN/A17.6736,76416.9635,27714.3129,76311.7924,53420.0041,593
Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operator/Tender12014.3229,80015.0531,30311.1023,08710.2121,23121.5744,881
Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal aN/A27.1256,40527.2556,67122.0745,90321.1243,93832.3467,270
Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal/PlasticN/A28.4159,10226.9856,13220.7343,10117.3236,01932.6267,845
Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operator/Tender11014.5930,35516.4134,12111.1923,26810.6722,18925.3552,730
Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operator/Tender21017.5936,58217.6336,68512.8526,73011.7924,53123.9449,796
Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operator/Tender, Metal/Plastic40017.4536,30017.3736,11311.9624,87410.6822,21824.3350,610
Dental Laboratory Technicians15024.1950,31929.7761,93318.8739,23517.5036,40149.76103,500
Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operator/Tender, Metal/Plastic3014.2029,54615.3932,00411.1723,2229.8220,43123.3848,621
Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers61015.7832,83117.0635,48412.6026,20911.5323,97124.2250,377
Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers6013.0427,12814.5230,19510.6222,0949.8120,40722.3746,523
Etchers and Engravers11016.2333,77317.8737,15513.4527,96412.8026,62824.9651,922
Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operator/Tender, Metal/Plastic22018.6238,72819.4040,35316.4434,18815.4432,10225.1052,210
Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operator/Tender13016.1833,67019.9641,52111.4923,88710.6822,20332.3767,315
First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers1,39031.8966,32634.5271,79421.5744,87019.2039,95455.12114,658
Food Batchmakers11014.6730,52515.5732,37710.8322,53410.0520,88722.7647,329
Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand3015.0231,24515.6532,54613.0227,08512.2525,48320.0941,786
Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operator/Tender, Metal/Plastic14018.5038,47418.8339,15812.6926,39611.4823,87727.1256,403
Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operator/Tender, Metal/PlasticN/A16.0233,31116.1333,55614.3129,76413.4527,97219.3240,174
Helpers--Production Workers38018.0037,44617.4236,24010.8822,6319.8820,55124.6751,306
Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers1,18023.0647,97924.2350,40315.7632,78314.3829,90537.0677,096
Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operator/Tender, Metal/Plastic6023.2348,30622.5746,96115.0431,27813.8228,76130.9364,327
Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers43010.7022,25111.5924,1109.8820,5609.8020,39415.2031,630
Machinists1,10025.9854,05424.9451,88016.3233,94114.3629,85734.0370,790
Medical Appliance TechniciansN/A34.1671,04734.2871,30917.0235,39314.4630,06259.54123,850
Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All OtherN/A24.2850,50725.6953,42516.9635,26612.1525,26439.5182,184
Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operator/Tender, Metal/PlasticN/A30.4763,36028.7059,69216.2133,73112.0525,05041.3285,948
Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operator/Tender10017.6836,78718.7238,95613.8528,82612.9826,99125.7353,524
Model Makers, Metal/PlasticN/A22.1246,01422.7047,21117.4136,21416.6134,56230.2662,952
Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operator/Tender, Metal/Plastic22016.8735,08517.3536,07312.5926,18411.4623,83524.5451,049
Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operator/Tender, Metal/Plastic30018.0937,63320.7543,14612.3725,74711.3023,50334.7372,237
Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians22023.4748,82525.9553,98317.3436,05416.3133,91338.5180,112
Packaging and Filling Machine Operator/Tender43015.9333,13815.8232,89111.7824,49610.5221,87921.4844,677
Painters, Transportation Equipment23028.4759,20227.3056,79322.6547,10419.0939,70532.0866,726
Painting, Coating, and Decorating WorkersN/A17.3536,07816.5334,37712.6926,39311.1323,14120.0441,683
Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operator/Tender10020.1441,90518.7839,05113.7328,56312.2825,55723.7549,388
Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine Operators5013.4427,94814.9531,09311.0823,05010.5922,01819.0039,520
Plating and Coating Machine Setters, Operator/Tender, Metal/PlasticN/A16.4034,10617.2435,87312.8126,64911.6024,13424.4650,891
Power Plant Operators6035.0672,91634.7272,23429.3561,05527.6357,46040.9685,193
Prepress Technicians and Workers3027.2356,63925.4452,91817.7336,88916.7034,74231.9666,460
Print Binding and Finishing Workers9018.2938,03917.9937,42411.4023,71510.6722,18926.3954,903
Printing Press Operators56013.9629,03016.5334,37210.7422,33610.0220,83928.9960,281
Production Workers, All Other23015.8432,93616.7134,76811.6924,30710.8522,58123.4548,771
Sewing Machine OperatorsN/A13.8128,74115.6732,59510.9222,71810.3821,59626.4054,920
Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators4031.9266,38632.3267,22426.6255,37225.4352,90240.5884,411
Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters10022.3646,51221.6645,04017.7736,95615.3932,00226.3654,843
Tailors, Dressmakers, and Custom Sewers6016.7734,88716.9535,25310.7822,43610.1221,04524.3450,631
Team Assemblers1,67014.8730,91715.9533,17311.1523,19810.2521,32123.4748,831
Tool and Die Makers27029.5961,55028.7259,73619.3540,24517.1035,57639.3081,749
UpholsterersN/A16.5234,35117.4336,25111.8124,56811.0122,90126.5555,205
Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators34031.2464,99030.4263,26223.8949,68921.8145,37238.8380,755
Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers35021.3344,37221.2144,11414.1629,44712.6726,35829.9362,254
Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operator/Tender11016.5034,31717.9537,34012.1325,22211.1523,19027.7657,736
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 Transportation and Material Moving Occupations -Southwest WDA 1Q2017
Occupations
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Estimated
Employment
Occupational WagesWage Percentile Ranges
MedianAverageEntry Level10th90th
Hourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / Annual
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations17,52016.0133,30318.6338,73710.7722,4069.9720,74230.1362,661
Automotive and Watercraft Service AttendantsN/A9.9520,70211.0022,8679.9320,6649.8820,54513.9328,966
Bus Drivers, School or Special Client2,06017.5736,53818.6538,80012.1825,32710.7622,37628.1758,580
Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels5036.1275,12137.5078,00823.8949,69221.1944,07558.88122,480
Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment83010.1621,11612.5426,0879.8620,5109.8620,51219.5240,612
Commercial Pilots190N/A137,397N/A122,934N/A51,256N/A39,242N/A198,525
Driver/Sales Workers1,03011.0022,87914.6430,4689.8620,5069.8620,51125.4152,847
First-Line Supervisors of Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers,43029.5261,40730.4563,33419.9741,54718.3938,25842.8689,147
First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material-Moving Mach24036.0474,97436.9876,92724.4250,79822.6547,12356.91118,370
Flight AttendantsN/AN/A97,982N/A89,291N/A53,773N/A46,742N/A126,867
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers1,96025.2552,52025.6153,27218.4938,47316.9435,24535.5874,009
Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators22021.9545,63822.5646,93116.5634,45815.8132,89330.9364,333
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand4,40014.1929,52115.3331,90010.9922,85110.3921,61922.6847,185
Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers2,29017.0835,52918.6938,87111.1123,11910.3021,41330.5663,559
Machine Feeders and OffbearersN/A15.9933,26417.0035,35410.5121,8569.9620,72326.7155,567
Material Moving Workers, All Other2013.6928,48114.4730,09611.1323,14710.4321,69221.5844,884
Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other19012.0725,09513.7828,65511.0623,01310.3521,52320.5642,759
Packers and Packagers, Hand1,28010.9422,74011.5424,00510.0820,9729.8820,55114.5530,259
Parking Lot Attendants22013.4828,04113.3927,84810.6622,1679.9620,72415.8532,958
Refuse and Recyclable Material CollectorsN/A20.1841,96220.5842,80614.6830,54713.4227,92729.3661,064
Sailors and Marine OilersN/A14.9731,13917.1535,67313.3527,76612.7626,56024.6451,238
Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs1,15015.7632,78117.0235,39810.8222,5239.9820,77025.4452,919
Traffic Technicians3014.2829,70818.8239,14613.9028,91312.7926,59244.9093,376
Transportation Workers, All Other3015.3531,93616.0933,47512.9426,91911.9424,84820.5042,633
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