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Eastern Workforce Development Area (1Q 2017)
All Industry
Estimated employment210
Mean wage$76,285
Entry wage$54,434
10th percentile wage$48,514
50th percentile wage$77,151
90th percentile wage$101,745
Top Employing Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Percent
Education and Health Services21096.7%
Top Paying Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Median Wage
Education and Health Services21076,265
Special Education Teachers, Secondary School (25-2054)
Teach secondary school subjects to educationally and physically handicapped students. Include teachers who specialize and work with audibly and visually handicapped students and those who teach basic academic and life processes skills to the mentally impaired.
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$77150.88 $62956.73  $14194.15
2016$75345.48+2.4%$61483.48 +2.4%$13861.99
2015$73901.15+2.0%$60304.89 +2.0%$13596.27
2014$72517.01+1.9%$59175.40 +1.9%$13341.62
2013$71132.87+1.9%$58045.91 +1.9%$13086.96
2012$69748.73+2.0%$56916.42 +2.0%$12832.31
2011$68665.49+1.6%$56032.47 +1.6%$12633.01
2010$67461.88+1.8%$55050.31 +1.8%$12411.58
2009$66739.72+1.1%$54461.01 +1.1%$12278.71
2008$64753.78+3.1%$52840.44 +3.1%$11913.34
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$77150.88 $45076.95  $32073.93
2016$75345.48+2.4%$43636.46 +3.3%$31709.02
2015$73901.15+2.0%$42722.97 +2.1%$31178.18
2014$72517.01+1.9%$41809.49 +2.2%$30707.53
2013$71132.87+1.9%$40966.27 +2.1%$30166.60
2012$69748.73+2.0%$40263.59 +1.7%$29485.14
2011$68665.49+1.6%$39631.18 +1.6%$29034.31
2010$67461.88+1.8%$38963.63 +1.7%$28498.25
2009$66739.72+1.1%$38436.62 +1.4%$28303.10
2008$64753.78+3.1%$37452.87 +2.6%$27300.91
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$80,985 
South Central$67,738350
Highest Employment
Median Wage / Employment
South Central$67,738350
North Central$80,985 
Wages in other areas
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