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Estimated employment13,440
Mean wage51.08
Entry wage22.26
10th percentile wage19.68
50th percentile wage41.84
90th percentile wageN/A
 Top Employing Industries
 Industry Employment  Percent 
Professional and Business Services9,36069.7%
Public Adminsitration2,28016.9%
Financial Activities1,2409.2%
Manufacturing2301.7%
Other Services1601.2%
 Best Paying Industries
 Industry Employment  Median Wage 
Trade, Transportation,, and Utilities10073.29
Financial Activities1,24062.73
Manufacturing23061.14
Education and Health Services5060.46
Leisure and Hospitality56.10
Legal Occupations (23-0000)
Median Wage History
YearThis OccupationCompared to Occupational Group  Difference 
Current$51.08 $51.08  $0.00
2013$50.91+.3%$50.91 +.3%$0.00
2012$49.94+1.9%$49.94 +1.9%$0.00
2011$48.97+2.0%$48.97 +2.0%$0.00
2010$48.21+1.6%$48.21 +1.6%$0.00
2009$47.36+1.8%$47.36 +1.8%$0.00
2008$46.86+1.1%$46.86 +1.1%$0.00
2007$45.46+3.1%$45.46 +3.1%$0.00
2006$43.94+3.5%$43.94 +3.5%$0.00
2005$42.25+4.0%$42.25 +4.0%$0.00
YearThis OccupationCompared to All Occupations  Difference 
Current$51.08 $26.43  $24.66
2013$50.91+.3%$26.36 +.3%$24.55
2012$49.94+1.9%$25.83 +2.1%$24.11
2011$48.97+2.0%$25.38 +1.7%$23.58
2010$48.21+1.6%$24.99 +1.6%$23.22
2009$47.36+1.8%$24.57 +1.7%$22.80
2008$46.86+1.1%$24.23 +1.4%$22.62
2007$45.46+3.1%$23.61 +2.6%$21.85
2006$43.94+3.5%$22.86 +3.3%$21.08
2005$42.25+4.0%$22.15 +3.2%$20.10

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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