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Eastern Workforce Development Area (1Q 2017)
All Industry
Estimated employment2,850
Mean wage$17.38
Entry wage$11.23
10th percentile wage$9.86
50th percentile wage$16.82
90th percentile wage$26.83
Top Employing Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Percent
Education and Health Services82028.8%
Public Administration58020.5%
Trade, Transportation and Utilities48016.8%
Top Paying Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Median Wage
Public Administration58023.34
Professional and Business Services19016.44
Trade, Transportation and Utilities48016.25
Education and Health Services82015.70
Office Clerks, General (43-9061)
Perform duties too varied and diverse to be classified in any specific office clerical occupation, requiring limited knowledge of office management systems and procedures. Clerical duties may be assigned in accordance with the office procedures of individual establishments and may include a combination of answering telephones, bookkeeping, typing or word processing, stenography, office machine operation, and filing.
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$16.82 $18.83  -$2.01
2016$16.16+4.1%$18.10 +4.1%-$1.93
2015$15.76+2.5%$17.65 +2.5%-$1.88
2014$15.46+2.0%$17.30 +2.0%-$1.84
2013$15.15+2.0%$16.96 +2.0%-$1.81
2012$14.89+1.7%$16.67 +1.7%-$1.77
2011$14.62+1.8%$16.37 +1.8%-$1.74
2010$14.39+1.6%$16.11 +1.6%-$1.71
2009$14.12+1.9%$15.80 +1.9%-$1.68
2008$13.73+2.8%$15.37 +2.8%-$1.64
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$16.82 $21.67  -$4.85
2016$16.16+4.1%$20.98 +3.3%-$4.81
2015$15.76+2.5%$20.54 +2.1%-$4.77
2014$15.46+2.0%$20.10 +2.2%-$4.64
2013$15.15+2.0%$19.69 +2.1%-$4.54
2012$14.89+1.7%$19.36 +1.7%-$4.46
2011$14.62+1.8%$19.05 +1.6%-$4.43
2010$14.39+1.6%$18.73 +1.7%-$4.34
2009$14.12+1.9%$18.48 +1.4%-$4.36
2008$13.73+2.8%$18.00 +2.6%-$4.27
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$18.476,960
North Central$18.2811,570
Highest Employment
Median Wage / Employment
North Central$18.2811,570
South Central$18.476,960
Wages in other areas
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