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Eastern Workforce Development Area (1Q 2017)
All Industry
Estimated employment2,110
Mean wage$17.19
Entry wage$14.09
10th percentile wage$12.89
50th percentile wage$17.41
90th percentile wage$21.95
Top Employing Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Percent
Trade, Transportation and Utilities1,81086.0%
Education and Health Services1808.6%
Public Administration803.9%
Top Paying Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Median Wage
Public Administration8018.00
Trade, Transportation and Utilities1,81017.42
Education and Health Services18016.92
Bus Drivers, School or Special Client (53-3022)
Transport students or special clients, such as the elderly or persons with disabilities. Ensure adherence to safety rules. May assist passengers in boarding or exiting.
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$17.41 $17.22  $0.19
2016$16.62+4.8%$16.44 +4.8%$0.18
2015$16.23+2.4%$16.05 +2.4%$0.18
2014$15.87+2.3%$15.69 +2.3%$0.17
2013$15.61+1.6%$15.44 +1.6%$0.17
2012$15.25+2.4%$15.08 +2.4%$0.17
2011$15.06+1.2%$14.90 +1.2%$0.16
2010$14.78+1.9%$14.62 +1.9%$0.16
2009$14.54+1.7%$14.38 +1.7%$0.16
2008$14.15+2.8%$13.99 +2.8%$0.15
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$17.41 $21.67  -$4.26
2016$16.62+4.8%$20.98 +3.3%-$4.35
2015$16.23+2.4%$20.54 +2.1%-$4.30
2014$15.87+2.3%$20.10 +2.2%-$4.23
2013$15.61+1.6%$19.69 +2.1%-$4.08
2012$15.25+2.4%$19.36 +1.7%-$4.10
2011$15.06+1.2%$19.05 +1.6%-$3.99
2010$14.78+1.9%$18.73 +1.7%-$3.95
2009$14.54+1.7%$18.48 +1.4%-$3.94
2008$14.15+2.8%$18.00 +2.6%-$3.85
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$18.462,050
North Central$16.662,400
Highest Employment
Median Wage / Employment
North Central$16.662,400
South Central$18.462,050
Wages in other areas
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