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Southwest Workforce Development Area (1Q 2017)
All Industry
Estimated employment210
Mean wage$121.57
Entry wage$73.82
10th percentile wage$70.01
50th percentile wageN/A
90th percentile wageN/A
Top Employing Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Percent
Education and Health Services210100.0%
Top Paying Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Median Wage
Education and Health Services210
Dentists, General (29-1021)
Diagnose and treat diseases, injuries, and malformations of teeth and gums and related oral structures. May treat diseases of nerve, pulp, and other dental tissues affecting vitality of teeth. Exclude "Prosthodontists" (29-1024), "Orthodontists" (29-1023), "Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons" (29-1022) and "Dentists, all other specialists" (29-1029)
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$0.00 $77086.07  -$77086.07
2016$0.00NaN$75282.18 +2.4%-$75282.18
2015$0.00NaN$73839.07 +2.0%-$73839.07
2014$0.00NaN$72456.10 +1.9%-$72456.09
2013$0.00NaN$71073.12 +1.9%-$71073.11
2012$0.00NaN$69690.14 +2.0%-$69690.13
2011$0.00NaN$68607.80 +1.6%-$68607.80
2010$0.00NaN$67405.21 +1.8%-$67405.21
2009$0.00NaN$66683.66 +1.1%-$66683.65
2008$0.00NaN$64699.38 +3.1%-$64699.38
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$0.00 $49571.01  -$49571.01
2016$0.00NaN$47986.90 +3.3%-$47986.90
2015$0.00NaN$46982.34 +2.1%-$46982.34
2014$0.00NaN$45977.79 +2.2%-$45977.78
2013$0.00NaN$45050.50 +2.1%-$45050.50
2012$0.00NaN$44277.77 +1.7%-$44277.76
2011$0.00NaN$43582.31 +1.6%-$43582.30
2010$0.00NaN$42848.21 +1.7%-$42848.20
2009$0.00NaN$42268.66 +1.4%-$42268.65
2008$0.00NaN$41186.83 +2.6%-$41186.82
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 $86.86350
Northwest $79.03160
Eastern $74.65140
Highest Employment
Median Wage / Employment
North Central $86.86350
Northwest $79.03160
Eastern $74.65140