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Eastern Workforce Development Area (1Q 2017)
All Industry
Estimated employment1,050
Mean wage$32.63
Entry wage$25.69
10th percentile wage$23.87
50th percentile wage$33.54
90th percentile wage$39.75
Top Employing Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Percent
Public Administration65061.5%
Education and Health Services15014.4%
Professional and Business Services706.3%
Top Paying Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Median Wage
Public Administration65034.89
Professional and Business Services7032.46
Trade, Transportation and Utilities2031.55
Education and Health Services15030.63
Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants (43-6011)
Provide high-level administrative support by conducting research, preparing statistical reports, handling information requests, and performing clerical functions such as preparing correspondence, receiving visitors, arranging conference calls, and schedu
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$33.54 $18.83  $14.71
2016$32.23+4.1%$18.10 +4.1%$14.14
2015$31.44+2.5%$17.65 +2.5%$13.79
2014$30.82+2.0%$17.30 +2.0%$13.52
2013$30.20+2.0%$16.96 +2.0%$13.25
2012$29.69+1.7%$16.67 +1.7%$13.02
2011$29.15+1.8%$16.37 +1.8%$12.79
2010$28.69+1.6%$16.11 +1.6%$12.58
2009$28.15+1.9%$15.80 +1.9%$12.35
2008$27.38+2.8%$15.37 +2.8%$12.01
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$33.54 $21.67  $11.87
2016$32.23+4.1%$20.98 +3.3%$11.25
2015$31.44+2.5%$20.54 +2.1%$10.90
2014$30.82+2.0%$20.10 +2.2%$10.72
2013$30.20+2.0%$19.69 +2.1%$10.51
2012$29.69+1.7%$19.36 +1.7%$10.33
2011$29.15+1.8%$19.05 +1.6%$10.10
2010$28.69+1.6%$18.73 +1.7%$9.96
2009$28.15+1.9%$18.48 +1.4%$9.67
2008$27.38+2.8%$18.00 +2.6%$9.38
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$33.002,150
North Central$32.351,900
Highest Employment
Median Wage / Employment
South Central$33.002,150
North Central$32.351,900
Wages in other areas
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