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Eastern Workforce Development Area (1Q 2017)
All Industry
Estimated employment200
Mean wage$89,373
Entry wage$68,124
10th percentile wage$65,547
50th percentile wage$85,280
90th percentile wage$124,295
Top Employing Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Percent
Education and Health Services200100.0%
Top Paying Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Median Wage
Education and Health Services20085,280
Education Teachers, Postsecondary (25-1081)
Teach courses pertaining to education, such as counseling, curriculum, guidance, instruction, teacher education, and teaching English as a second language. Include both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of both teaching and research.
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$85280.34 $62956.73  $22323.61
2016$83284.70+2.4%$61483.48 +2.4%$21801.22
2015$81688.19+2.0%$60304.89 +2.0%$21383.30
2014$80158.20+1.9%$59175.40 +1.9%$20982.80
2013$78628.21+1.9%$58045.91 +1.9%$20582.30
2012$77098.22+2.0%$56916.42 +2.0%$20181.80
2011$75900.83+1.6%$56032.47 +1.6%$19868.36
2010$74570.41+1.8%$55050.31 +1.8%$19520.10
2009$73772.15+1.1%$54461.01 +1.1%$19311.14
2008$71576.95+3.1%$52840.44 +3.1%$18736.51
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$85280.34 $45076.95  $40203.39
2016$83284.70+2.4%$43636.46 +3.3%$39648.25
2015$81688.19+2.0%$42722.97 +2.1%$38965.22
2014$80158.20+1.9%$41809.49 +2.2%$38348.71
2013$78628.21+1.9%$40966.27 +2.1%$37661.94
2012$77098.22+2.0%$40263.59 +1.7%$36834.63
2011$75900.83+1.6%$39631.18 +1.6%$36269.66
2010$74570.41+1.8%$38963.63 +1.7%$35606.78
2009$73772.15+1.1%$38436.62 +1.4%$35335.53
2008$71576.95+3.1%$37452.87 +2.6%$34124.08
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
South Central$78,396110
North Central$61,526170
Highest Employment
Median Wage / Employment
North Central$61,526170
South Central$78,396110
Wages in other areas
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