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Eastern Workforce Development Area (1Q 2017)
All Industry
Estimated employment510
Mean wage$33.19
Entry wage$23.10
10th percentile wage$21.48
50th percentile wage$30.70
90th percentile wage$49.61
Top Employing Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Percent
Public Administration10019.6%
Professional and Business Services6011.4%
Trade, Transportation and Utilities204.1%
Top Paying Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Median Wage
Public Administration10038.15
Professional and Business Services6036.11
Trade, Transportation and Utilities2030.26
Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians (17-3023)
Apply electrical and electronic theory and related knowledge, usually under the direction of engineering staff, to design, build, repair, calibrate, and modify electrical components, circuitry, controls, and machinery for subsequent evaluation and use by
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$30.70 $38.96  -$8.26
2016$29.98+2.4%$38.05 +2.4%-$8.06
2015$29.41+2.0%$37.32 +2.0%-$7.91
2014$28.86+1.9%$36.62 +1.9%-$7.76
2013$28.31+1.9%$35.92 +1.9%-$7.61
2012$27.75+2.0%$35.22 +2.0%-$7.46
2011$27.32+1.6%$34.68 +1.6%-$7.35
2010$26.84+1.8%$34.07 +1.8%-$7.22
2009$26.56+1.1%$33.70 +1.1%-$7.14
2008$25.77+3.1%$32.70 +3.1%-$6.93
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$30.70 $21.67  $9.03
2016$29.98+2.4%$20.98 +3.3%$9.00
2015$29.41+2.0%$20.54 +2.1%$8.87
2014$28.86+1.9%$20.10 +2.2%$8.76
2013$28.31+1.9%$19.69 +2.1%$8.61
2012$27.75+2.0%$19.36 +1.7%$8.40
2011$27.32+1.6%$19.05 +1.6%$8.27
2010$26.84+1.8%$18.73 +1.7%$8.11
2009$26.56+1.1%$18.48 +1.4%$8.08
2008$25.77+3.1%$18.00 +2.6%$7.76
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$32.22330
South Central$28.23360
Highest Employment
Median Wage / Employment
South Central$28.23360
North Central$32.22330
Wages in other areas
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