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Eastern Workforce Development Area (1Q 2017)
All Industry
Estimated employment280
Mean wage$72,798
Entry wage$52,908
10th percentile wage$50,023
50th percentile wage$71,232
90th percentile wage$100,317
Top Employing Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Percent
Education and Health Services28096.9%
Top Paying Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Median Wage
Education and Health Services28071,357
Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School (25-2052)
Teach elementary school subjects to educationally and physically handicapped students. Includes teachers who specialize and work with audibly and visually handicapped students and those who teach basic academic and life processes skills to the mentally
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$71232.01 $62956.73  $8275.28
2016$69565.11+2.4%$61483.48 +2.4%$8081.63
2015$68231.60+2.0%$60304.89 +2.0%$7926.71
2014$66953.64+1.9%$59175.40 +1.9%$7778.25
2013$65675.69+1.9%$58045.91 +1.9%$7629.78
2012$64397.74+2.0%$56916.42 +2.0%$7481.32
2011$63397.60+1.6%$56032.47 +1.6%$7365.13
2010$62286.34+1.8%$55050.31 +1.8%$7236.03
2009$61619.58+1.1%$54461.01 +1.1%$7158.57
2008$59785.99+3.1%$52840.44 +3.1%$6945.55
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$71232.01 $45076.95  $26155.06
2016$69565.11+2.4%$43636.46 +3.3%$25928.66
2015$68231.60+2.0%$42722.97 +2.1%$25508.63
2014$66953.64+1.9%$41809.49 +2.2%$25144.16
2013$65675.69+1.9%$40966.27 +2.1%$24709.42
2012$64397.74+2.0%$40263.59 +1.7%$24134.15
2011$63397.60+1.6%$39631.18 +1.6%$23766.42
2010$62286.34+1.8%$38963.63 +1.7%$23322.71
2009$61619.58+1.1%$38436.62 +1.4%$23182.96
2008$59785.99+3.1%$37452.87 +2.6%$22333.13
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$84,254710
North Central$74,570660
Highest Employment
Median Wage / Employment
South Central$84,254710
North Central$74,570660
Wages in other areas
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