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Estimated employment4,280
Mean wage$13.71
Entry wage$11.25
10th percentile wage$10.66
50th percentile wage$12.28
90th percentile wage$19.97
 Top Employing Industries
Leisure and Hospitality3,83089.6%
Education and Health Services4009.3%
Other Services
 Best Paying Industries
Median Wage
Education and Health Services400$14.17
Leisure and Hospitality3,830$12.23
Other Services$11.92
Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers (35-9011)
Facilitate food service. Clean tables; remove dirty dishes; replace soiled table linens; set tables; replenish supply of clean linens, silverware, glassware, and dishes; supply service bar with food; and serve items such as water, condiments, and coffee to patrons.
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$12.28 $12.71  -$0.43
2019$11.64+5.5%$12.05 +5.5%-$0.40
2018$11.20+3.9%$11.60 +3.9%-$0.39
2017$10.85+3.3%$11.23 +3.3%-$0.37
2016$10.48+3.5%$10.85 +3.5%-$0.36
2015$10.30+1.7%$10.66 +1.7%-$0.36
2014$10.10+2.0%$10.45 +2.0%-$0.35
2013$9.97+1.3%$10.32 +1.3%-$0.34
2012$9.82+1.5%$10.17 +1.5%-$0.34
2011$9.69+1.4%$10.02 +1.4%-$0.33
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$12.28 $23.93  -$11.65
2019$11.64+5.5%$22.96 +4.2%-$11.31
2018$11.20+3.9%$22.26 +3.1%-$11.05
2017$10.85+3.3%$21.66 +2.8%-$10.81
2016$10.48+3.5%$21.17 +2.3%-$10.68
2015$10.30+1.7%$20.73 +2.1%-$10.42
2014$10.10+2.0%$20.28 +2.2%-$10.18
2013$9.97+1.3%$19.87 +2.1%-$9.90
2012$9.82+1.5%$19.53 +1.7%-$9.71
2011$9.69+1.4%$19.23 +1.6%-$9.54

Reference Date: 1st Quarter 2020

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.
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