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Eastern Workforce Development Area (1Q 2020)
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Estimated employmentN/A
Mean wage$86,362
Entry wage$70,726
10th percentile wage$67,465
50th percentile wage$88,097
90th percentile wage$103,867
Top Employing Industries
Education and Health Services
Top Paying Industries
Median Wage
Education and Health Services$88,097
Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary (25-1062)
Teach courses pertaining to the culture and development of an area, an ethnic group, or any other group, such as Latin American studies, womens studies, or urban affairs. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$88096.97 $61938.67  $26158.30
2019$85290.12+3.3%$59965.24 +3.3%$25324.87
2018$83057.39+2.7%$58395.47 +2.7%$24661.92
2017$81143.62+2.4%$57049.96 +2.4%$24093.67
2016$79867.78+1.6%$56152.94 +1.6%$23714.84
2015$78336.77+2.0%$55076.53 +2.0%$23260.24
2014$76869.55+1.9%$54044.97 +1.9%$22824.58
2013$75402.33+1.9%$53013.40 +1.9%$22388.93
2012$73935.11+2.0%$51981.84 +2.0%$21953.27
2011$72786.85+1.6%$51174.53 +1.6%$21612.32
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$88096.97 $48157.51  $39939.46
2019$85290.12+3.3%$46202.40 +4.2%$39087.72
2018$83057.39+2.7%$44796.09 +3.1%$38261.30
2017$81143.62+2.4%$43595.58 +2.8%$37548.04
2016$79867.78+1.6%$42600.87 +2.3%$37266.91
2015$78336.77+2.0%$41709.07 +2.1%$36627.70
2014$76869.55+1.9%$40817.26 +2.2%$36052.29
2013$75402.33+1.9%$39994.06 +2.1%$35408.27
2012$73935.11+2.0%$39308.05 +1.7%$34627.06
2011$72786.85+1.6%$38690.65 +1.6%$34096.20
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
Eastern $88,097 
Highest Employment
Median Wage / Employment
Eastern $88,097 
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