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Estimated employment12,520
Mean wage40.01
Entry wage22.46
10th percentile wage20.27
50th percentile wage36.67
90th percentile wage65.98
 Top Employing Industries
 Industry Employment  Percent 
Professional and Business Services4,91039.2%
Education and Health Services2,90023.1%
Manufacturing2,53020.2%
Public Adminsitration1,73013.8%
Trade, Transportation,, and Utilities2702.1%
 Best Paying Industries
 Industry Employment  Median Wage 
Manufacturing2,53049.12
Financial Activities8042.85
Trade, Transportation,, and Utilities27041.29
Professional and Business Services4,91038.33
Other Services37.39
Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations (19-0000)
Median Wage History
YearThis OccupationCompared to Occupational Group  Difference 
Current$40.01 $40.01  $0.00
2013$39.88+.3%$39.88 +.3%$0.00
2012$39.12+1.9%$39.12 +1.9%$0.00
2011$38.36+2.0%$38.36 +2.0%$0.00
2010$37.76+1.6%$37.76 +1.6%$0.00
2009$37.10+1.8%$37.10 +1.8%$0.00
2008$36.70+1.1%$36.70 +1.1%$0.00
2007$35.61+3.1%$35.61 +3.1%$0.00
2006$34.42+3.5%$34.42 +3.5%$0.00
2005$33.10+4.0%$33.10 +4.0%$0.00
YearThis OccupationCompared to All Occupations  Difference 
Current$40.01 $26.43  $13.59
2013$39.88+.3%$26.36 +.3%$13.52
2012$39.12+1.9%$25.83 +2.1%$13.29
2011$38.36+2.0%$25.38 +1.7%$12.97
2010$37.76+1.6%$24.99 +1.6%$12.78
2009$37.10+1.8%$24.57 +1.7%$12.54
2008$36.70+1.1%$24.23 +1.4%$12.47
2007$35.61+3.1%$23.61 +2.6%$12.00
2006$34.42+3.5%$22.86 +3.3%$11.56
2005$33.10+4.0%$22.15 +3.2%$10.95

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 percent of workers earn between this wage range, 10 percent earn less while 10 percent earn more.

Reference Date: 1st Quarter 2014
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