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Eastern Workforce Development Area (1Q 2017)
All Industry
Estimated employment360
Mean wage$14.16
Entry wage$10.16
10th percentile wage$9.93
50th percentile wage$12.00
90th percentile wage$22.35
Top Employing Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Percent
Trade, Transportation and Utilities22060.8%
Top Paying Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Median Wage
Trade, Transportation and Utilities22012.59
Driver/Sales Workers (53-3031)
Drive truck or other vehicle over established routes or within an established territory and sell goods, such as food products, including restaurant take-out items, or pick up and deliver items, such as laundry. May also take orders and collect payments. Include newspaper delivery drivers. Exclude "Truck Drivers, Light or Delivery Services" (53-3033) and "Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and Repairers" (49-9091).
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$12.00 $17.22  -$5.22
2016$11.45+4.8%$16.44 +4.8%-$4.98
2015$11.19+2.4%$16.05 +2.4%-$4.86
2014$10.94+2.3%$15.69 +2.3%-$4.75
2013$10.76+1.6%$15.44 +1.6%-$4.68
2012$10.51+2.4%$15.08 +2.4%-$4.57
2011$10.38+1.2%$14.90 +1.2%-$4.51
2010$10.19+1.9%$14.62 +1.9%-$4.43
2009$10.02+1.7%$14.38 +1.7%-$4.35
2008$9.75+2.8%$13.99 +2.8%-$4.24
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$12.00 $21.67  -$9.67
2016$11.45+4.8%$20.98 +3.3%-$9.52
2015$11.19+2.4%$20.54 +2.1%-$9.35
2014$10.94+2.3%$20.10 +2.2%-$9.16
2013$10.76+1.6%$19.69 +2.1%-$8.93
2012$10.51+2.4%$19.36 +1.7%-$8.84
2011$10.38+1.2%$19.05 +1.6%-$8.67
2010$10.19+1.9%$18.73 +1.7%-$8.54
2009$10.02+1.7%$18.48 +1.4%-$8.45
2008$9.75+2.8%$18.00 +2.6%-$8.25
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$11.29670
South Central$10.04780
Highest Employment
Median Wage / Employment
South Central$10.04780
North Central$11.29670
Wages in other areas
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