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North Central Workforce Development Area (1Q 2020)
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Estimated employment1,200
Mean wage$16.27
Entry wage$12.43
10th percentile wage$11.58
50th percentile wage$15.69
90th percentile wage$22.73
Top Employing Industries
Professional and Business Services80067.0%
Education and Health Services302.5%
Trade, Transportation,, and Utilities
Financial Activities
Top Paying Industries
Median Wage
Education and Health Services30$18.73
Financial Activities$15.24
Professional and Business Services800$15.00
Trade, Transportation,, and Utilities$14.59
Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators ex. Postal Service (43-9051)
Prepare incoming and outgoing mail for distribution. Time-stamp, open, read, sort, and route incoming mail; and address, seal, stamp, fold, stuff, and affix postage to outgoing mail or packages. Duties may also include keeping necessary records and completed forms.
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$15.69 $21.49  -$5.80
2019$15.03+4.4%$20.59 +4.4%-$5.55
2018$14.52+3.5%$19.89 +3.5%-$5.36
2017$14.15+2.6%$19.38 +2.6%-$5.23
2016$13.72+3.1%$18.80 +3.1%-$5.07
2015$13.38+2.5%$18.33 +2.5%-$4.94
2014$13.12+2.0%$17.97 +2.0%-$4.85
2013$12.86+2.0%$17.61 +2.0%-$4.75
2012$12.64+1.7%$17.31 +1.7%-$4.67
2011$12.41+1.8%$17.00 +1.8%-$4.58
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$15.69 $24.42  -$8.73
2019$15.03+4.4%$23.43 +4.2%-$8.39
2018$14.52+3.5%$22.72 +3.1%-$8.19
2017$14.15+2.6%$22.11 +2.8%-$7.95
2016$13.72+3.1%$21.60 +2.3%-$7.87
2015$13.38+2.5%$21.15 +2.1%-$7.76
2014$13.12+2.0%$20.70 +2.2%-$7.57
2013$12.86+2.0%$20.28 +2.1%-$7.42
2012$12.64+1.7%$19.93 +1.7%-$7.29
2011$12.41+1.8%$19.62 +1.6%-$7.20
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
Southwest $21.36220
Eastern $19.6390
South Central $19.08180
Northwest $18.42 
Highest Employment
Median Wage / Employment
North Central $15.691,200
Southwest $21.36220
South Central $19.08180
Eastern $19.6390
Wages in other areas
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