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Eastern Workforce Development Area (1Q 2017)
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Estimated employment990
Mean wage$10.44
Entry wage$9.86
10th percentile wage$9.86
50th percentile wage$9.88
90th percentile wage$11.96
Top Employing Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Percent
Leisure and Hospitality96096.6%
Education and Health Services303.4%
Top Paying Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Median Wage
Education and Health Services3014.07
Leisure and Hospitality9609.87
Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers (35-9011)
Facilitate food service. Clean tables, carry dirty dishes, replace soiled table linens; set tables; replenish supply of clean linens, silverware, glassware, and dishes; supply service bar with food, and serve water, butter, and coffee to patrons.
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$9.88 $10.72  -$0.84
2016$9.43+4.7%$10.24 +4.7%-$0.80
2015$9.27+1.7%$10.06 +1.7%-$0.78
2014$9.09+2.0%$9.86 +2.0%-$0.77
2013$8.97+1.3%$9.74 +1.3%-$0.76
2012$8.84+1.5%$9.59 +1.5%-$0.75
2011$8.72+1.4%$9.46 +1.4%-$0.74
2010$8.63+1.1%$9.36 +1.1%-$0.73
2009$8.46+2.0%$9.18 +2.0%-$0.71
2008$8.23+2.8%$8.93 +2.8%-$0.69
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$9.88 $21.67  -$11.79
2016$9.43+4.7%$20.98 +3.3%-$11.54
2015$9.27+1.7%$20.54 +2.1%-$11.26
2014$9.09+2.0%$20.10 +2.2%-$11.01
2013$8.97+1.3%$19.69 +2.1%-$10.72
2012$8.84+1.5%$19.36 +1.7%-$10.51
2011$8.72+1.4%$19.05 +1.6%-$10.33
2010$8.63+1.1%$18.73 +1.7%-$10.10
2009$8.46+2.0%$18.48 +1.4%-$10.01
2008$8.23+2.8%$18.00 +2.6%-$9.77
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$10.17450
North Central$9.96770
Highest Employment
Median Wage / Employment
North Central$9.96770
South Central$10.17450
Wages in other areas
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