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Estimated employmentN/A
Mean wage$24.88
Entry wage$14.06
10th percentile wage$11.35
50th percentile wage$20.80
90th percentile wage$46.10
 Top Employing Industries
Clothing and Clothing Accessories Stores50%
Miscellaneous Manufacturing40%
 Best Paying Industries
Median Wage
Clothing and Clothing Accessories Stores5030.17
Miscellaneous Manufacturing4026.49
Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers (51-9071)
Design, fabricate, adjust, repair, or appraise jewelry, gold, silver, other precious metals, or gems. Include diamond polishers and gem cutters and persons who perform precision casting and modeling of molds, casting metal in molds, or setting precious and semi-precious stones for jewelry and related products.
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$20.80 $19.03  $1.77
2016$20.06+3.7%$18.35 +3.7%$1.71
2015$19.58+2.4%$17.92 +2.4%$1.67
2014$19.14+2.3%$17.51 +2.3%$1.63
2013$18.78+1.9%$17.18 +1.9%$1.60
2012$18.47+1.7%$16.89 +1.7%$1.57
2011$18.17+1.6%$16.62 +1.6%$1.55
2010$17.97+1.1%$16.44 +1.1%$1.53
2009$17.66+1.8%$16.16 +1.8%$1.50
2008$17.20+2.7%$15.74 +2.7%$1.46
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$20.80 $22.06  -$1.26
2016$20.06+3.7%$21.36 +3.3%-$1.29
2015$19.58+2.4%$20.91 +2.1%-$1.32
2014$19.14+2.3%$20.46 +2.2%-$1.32
2013$18.78+1.9%$20.05 +2.1%-$1.27
2012$18.47+1.7%$19.70 +1.7%-$1.23
2011$18.17+1.6%$19.39 +1.6%-$1.22
2010$17.97+1.1%$19.07 +1.7%-$1.09
2009$17.66+1.8%$18.81 +1.4%-$1.15
2008$17.20+2.7%$18.33 +2.6%-$1.12

Reference Date: 1st Quarter 2017

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.
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