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Estimated employment49,670
Mean wage16.25
Entry wage12.19
10th percentile wage11.46
50th percentile wage15.52
90th percentile wage22.37
 Top Employing Industries
 Industry Employment  Percent 
Education and Health Services46,66093.9%
Professional and Business Services1,1602.3%
Public Adminsitration7901.6%
Other Services4200.8%
Trade, Transportation,, and Utilities3300.7%
 Best Paying Industries
 Industry Employment  Median Wage 
Leisure and Hospitality20025.54
Public Adminsitration79022.12
Other Services42018.49
Education and Health Services46,66016.18
Professional and Business Services1,16013.85
Healthcare Support Occupations (31-0000)
Median Wage History
YearThis OccupationCompared to Occupational Group  Difference 
Current$16.25 $16.25  $0.00
2013$16.23+.2%$16.23 +.2%$0.00
2012$16.02+1.3%$16.02 +1.3%$0.00
2011$15.79+1.5%$15.79 +1.5%$0.00
2010$15.57+1.4%$15.57 +1.4%$0.00
2009$15.40+1.1%$15.40 +1.1%$0.00
2008$15.10+2.0%$15.10 +2.0%$0.00
2007$14.69+2.8%$14.69 +2.8%$0.00
2006$14.11+4.1%$14.11 +4.1%$0.00
2005$13.72+2.9%$13.72 +2.9%$0.00
YearThis OccupationCompared to All Occupations  Difference 
Current$16.25 $26.43  -$10.17
2013$16.23+.2%$26.36 +.3%-$10.13
2012$16.02+1.3%$25.83 +2.1%-$9.80
2011$15.79+1.5%$25.38 +1.7%-$9.59
2010$15.57+1.4%$24.99 +1.6%-$9.41
2009$15.40+1.1%$24.57 +1.7%-$9.16
2008$15.10+2.0%$24.23 +1.4%-$9.13
2007$14.69+2.8%$23.61 +2.6%-$8.92
2006$14.11+4.1%$22.86 +3.3%-$8.74
2005$13.72+2.9%$22.15 +3.2%-$8.43

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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