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Eastern Workforce Development Area (1Q 2017)
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Estimated employment60
Mean wage$22.69
Entry wage$16.44
10th percentile wage$14.77
50th percentile wage$22.24
90th percentile wage$31.45
Top Employing Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Percent
Education and Health Services2026.4%
Professional and Business Services2025.0%
Financial Activities1019.0%
Top Paying Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Median Wage
Education and Health Services2023.62
Financial Activities1022.91
Professional and Business Services2019.81
Bill and Account Collectors (43-3011)
Locate and notify customers of delinquent accounts by mail, telephone, or personal visit to solicit payment. Duties include receiving payment and posting amount to customer's account; preparing statements to credit department if customer fails to respond; initiating repossession proceedings or service disconnection; keeping records of collection and status of accounts.
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$22.24 $18.83  $3.41
2016$21.37+4.1%$18.10 +4.1%$3.28
2015$20.84+2.5%$17.65 +2.5%$3.20
2014$20.44+2.0%$17.30 +2.0%$3.13
2013$20.03+2.0%$16.96 +2.0%$3.07
2012$19.69+1.7%$16.67 +1.7%$3.02
2011$19.33+1.8%$16.37 +1.8%$2.96
2010$19.02+1.6%$16.11 +1.6%$2.92
2009$18.67+1.9%$15.80 +1.9%$2.86
2008$18.16+2.8%$15.37 +2.8%$2.78
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$22.24 $21.67  $0.57
2016$21.37+4.1%$20.98 +3.3%$0.39
2015$20.84+2.5%$20.54 +2.1%$0.31
2014$20.44+2.0%$20.10 +2.2%$0.34
2013$20.03+2.0%$19.69 +2.1%$0.33
2012$19.69+1.7%$19.36 +1.7%$0.33
2011$19.33+1.8%$19.05 +1.6%$0.28
2010$19.02+1.6%$18.73 +1.7%$0.29
2009$18.67+1.9%$18.48 +1.4%$0.19
2008$18.16+2.8%$18.00 +2.6%$0.15
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$21.511,080
South Central$20.36380
Highest Employment
Median Wage / Employment
North Central$21.511,080
South Central$20.36380
Wages in other areas
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