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Eastern Workforce Development Area (1Q 2020)
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Estimated employment220
Mean wage$40.17
Entry wage$31.30
10th percentile wage$30.00
50th percentile wage$40.35
90th percentile wage$46.41
Top Employing Industries
Public Administration19086.1%
Professional and Business Services106.5%
Top Paying Industries
Median Wage
Public Administration190$40.07
Professional and Business Services10$35.55
Environmental Scientists and Specialists incl. Health (19-2041)
Conduct research or perform investigation for the purpose of identifying, abating, or eliminating sources of pollutants or hazards that affect either the environment or public health. Using knowledge of various scientific disciplines, may collect, synthesize, study, report, and recommend action based on data derived from measurements or observations of air, food, soil, water, and other sources. Excludes Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists (19-1023), Conservation Scientists (19-1031), Forest and Conservation Technicians (19-4071), Occupational Health and Safety Specialists (19-5011), Fish and Game Wardens (33-3031), and Forest and Conservation Workers (45-4011).
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$40.35 $39.45  $0.90
2019$39.06+3.3%$38.19 +3.3%$0.87
2018$38.04+2.7%$37.19 +2.7%$0.85
2017$37.17+2.4%$36.34 +2.4%$0.83
2016$36.58+1.6%$35.76 +1.6%$0.82
2015$35.88+2.0%$35.08 +2.0%$0.80
2014$35.21+1.9%$34.42 +1.9%$0.79
2013$34.54+1.9%$33.77 +1.9%$0.77
2012$33.86+2.0%$33.11 +2.0%$0.76
2011$33.34+1.6%$32.59 +1.6%$0.74
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$40.35 $23.16  $17.19
2019$39.06+3.3%$22.22 +4.2%$16.84
2018$38.04+2.7%$21.54 +3.1%$16.50
2017$37.17+2.4%$20.97 +2.8%$16.20
2016$36.58+1.6%$20.49 +2.3%$16.09
2015$35.88+2.0%$20.06 +2.1%$15.82
2014$35.21+1.9%$19.63 +2.2%$15.58
2013$34.54+1.9%$19.23 +2.1%$15.30
2012$33.86+2.0%$18.90 +1.7%$14.96
2011$33.34+1.6%$18.61 +1.6%$14.73
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 2020
Top Areas For This Occupation
Best Pay
Median Wage / Employment
South Central $43.62110
Eastern $40.35220
Northwest $35.3860
Southwest $34.4280
Highest Employment
Median Wage / Employment
North Central $32.53390
Eastern $40.35220
South Central $43.62110
Southwest $34.4280
Wages in other areas
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