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Eastern Workforce Development Area (1Q 2017)
All Industry
Estimated employment1,460
Mean wage$20.62
Entry wage$14.72
10th percentile wage$13.23
50th percentile wage$19.76
90th percentile wage$29.24
Top Employing Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Percent
Education and Health Services30020.6%
Leisure and Hospitality26018.1%
Public Administration25017.1%
Financial Activities22014.8%
Top Paying Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Median Wage
Other Services27.02
Public Administration25023.76
Professional and Business Services10023.30
Education and Health Services30021.98
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General (49-9071)
Perform work involving the skills of two or more maintenance or craft occupations to keep machines, mechanical equipment, or the structure of an establishment in repair. Duties may involve pipe fitting; boiler making; insulating; welding; machining; carpentry; repairing electrical or mechanical equipment; installing, aligning, and balancing new equipment; and repairing buildings, floors, or stairs. Exclude "Maintenance Workers, Machinery" (49-9043).
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$19.76 $23.59  -$3.83
2016$19.28+2.5%$23.02 +2.5%-$3.73
2015$18.91+2.0%$22.57 +2.0%-$3.66
2014$18.52+2.1%$22.11 +2.1%-$3.58
2013$18.13+2.1%$21.64 +2.1%-$3.51
2012$17.86+1.5%$21.33 +1.5%-$3.46
2011$17.48+2.2%$20.86 +2.2%-$3.38
2010$17.27+1.2%$20.62 +1.2%-$3.34
2009$16.98+1.7%$20.27 +1.7%-$3.29
2008$16.48+3.0%$19.68 +3.0%-$3.19
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$19.76 $21.67  -$1.91
2016$19.28+2.5%$20.98 +3.3%-$1.69
2015$18.91+2.0%$20.54 +2.1%-$1.63
2014$18.52+2.1%$20.10 +2.2%-$1.58
2013$18.13+2.1%$19.69 +2.1%-$1.56
2012$17.86+1.5%$19.36 +1.7%-$1.49
2011$17.48+2.2%$19.05 +1.6%-$1.57
2010$17.27+1.2%$18.73 +1.7%-$1.45
2009$16.98+1.7%$18.48 +1.4%-$1.49
2008$16.48+3.0%$18.00 +2.6%-$1.52
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$21.872,710
North Central$20.392,920
Highest Employment
Median Wage / Employment
North Central$20.392,920
South Central$21.872,710
Wages in other areas
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