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Eastern Workforce Development Area (1Q 2017)
All Industry
Estimated employment40
Mean wage$54.59
Entry wage$37.86
10th percentile wage$35.78
50th percentile wage$49.14
90th percentile wage$78.55
Top Employing Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Percent
Professional and Business Services1028.0%
Top Paying Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Median Wage
Professional and Business Services1071.27
Electronics Engineers, Except Computer (17-2072)
Research, design, develop, and test electronic components and systems for commercial, industrial, military, or scientific use utilizing knowledge of electronic theory and materials properties. Design electronic circuits and components for use in fields such as telecommunications, aerospace guidance and propulsion control, acoustics, or instruments and controls. Exclude "Computer Hardware Engineers" (17-2061).
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$49.14 $38.96  $10.18
2016$47.99+2.4%$38.05 +2.4%$9.94
2015$47.07+2.0%$37.32 +2.0%$9.75
2014$46.19+1.9%$36.62 +1.9%$9.57
2013$45.31+1.9%$35.92 +1.9%$9.39
2012$44.43+2.0%$35.22 +2.0%$9.20
2011$43.74+1.6%$34.68 +1.6%$9.06
2010$42.97+1.8%$34.07 +1.8%$8.90
2009$42.51+1.1%$33.70 +1.1%$8.81
2008$41.24+3.1%$32.70 +3.1%$8.54
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$49.14 $21.67  $27.47
2016$47.99+2.4%$20.98 +3.3%$27.01
2015$47.07+2.0%$20.54 +2.1%$26.53
2014$46.19+1.9%$20.10 +2.2%$26.09
2013$45.31+1.9%$19.69 +2.1%$25.61
2012$44.43+2.0%$19.36 +1.7%$25.07
2011$43.74+1.6%$19.05 +1.6%$24.68
2010$42.97+1.8%$18.73 +1.7%$24.24
2009$42.51+1.1%$18.48 +1.4%$24.03
2008$41.24+3.1%$18.00 +2.6%$23.24
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.
Reference Date: 1st Quarter 2017
Top Areas For This Occupation
Best Pay
Median Wage / Employment
North Central$49.97200
South Central$48.68120
Highest Employment
Median Wage / Employment
North Central$49.97200
South Central$48.68120
Wages in other areas
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