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Eastern Workforce Development Area (1Q 2017)
All Industry
Estimated employment1,140
Mean wage$15.91
Entry wage$11.40
10th percentile wage$10.92
50th percentile wage$14.21
90th percentile wage$24.60
Top Employing Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Percent
Professional and Business Services42036.8%
Public Administration33029.2%
Leisure and Hospitality29025.5%
Education and Health Services302.7%
Top Paying Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Median Wage
Education and Health Services3018.40
Professional and Business Services42017.80
Financial Activities2016.67
Other Services3016.17
Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers (37-3011)
Landscape or maintain grounds of property using hand or power tools or equipment. Workers typically perform a variety of tasks, which may include any combination of the following: sod laying, mowing, trimming, planting, watering, fertilizing, digging, raking, sprinkler installation, and installation of mortarless segmental concrete masonry wall units. Exclude "Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse" (45-2092).
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$14.21 $13.87  $0.34
2016$13.57+4.7%$13.24 +4.7%$0.32
2015$13.34+1.7%$13.02 +1.7%$0.32
2014$13.07+2.0%$12.76 +2.0%$0.31
2013$12.91+1.3%$12.60 +1.3%$0.31
2012$12.72+1.5%$12.41 +1.5%$0.30
2011$12.54+1.4%$12.24 +1.4%$0.30
2010$12.41+1.1%$12.11 +1.1%$0.30
2009$12.17+2.0%$11.87 +2.0%$0.29
2008$11.83+2.8%$11.55 +2.8%$0.28
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$14.21 $21.67  -$7.46
2016$13.57+4.7%$20.98 +3.3%-$7.40
2015$13.34+1.7%$20.54 +2.1%-$7.20
2014$13.07+2.0%$20.10 +2.2%-$7.02
2013$12.91+1.3%$19.69 +2.1%-$6.78
2012$12.72+1.5%$19.36 +1.7%-$6.63
2011$12.54+1.4%$19.05 +1.6%-$6.51
2010$12.41+1.1%$18.73 +1.7%-$6.32
2009$12.17+2.0%$18.48 +1.4%-$6.31
2008$11.83+2.8%$18.00 +2.6%-$6.17
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$18.312,360
North Central$14.653,580
Highest Employment
Median Wage / Employment
North Central$14.653,580
South Central$18.312,360
Wages in other areas
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