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North Central Workforce Development Area (1Q 2020)
All Industry
Estimated employment3,940
Mean wage$23.60
Entry wage$15.59
10th percentile wage$14.23
50th percentile wage$22.92
90th percentile wage$33.67
Top Employing Industries
Financial Activities95024.2%
Trade, Transportation,, and Utilities58014.8%
Education and Health Services53013.5%
Top Paying Industries
Median Wage
Public Administration260$28.61
Trade, Transportation,, and Utilities580$28.03
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General (49-9071)
Perform work involving the skills of two or more maintenance or craft occupations to keep machines, mechanical equipment, or the structure of a building in repair. Duties may involve pipe fitting; HVAC maintenance; insulating; welding; machining; carpentry; repairing electrical or mechanical equipment; installing, aligning, and balancing new equipment; and repairing buildings, floors, or stairs. Excludes Facilities Managers (11-3013) and Maintenance Workers, Machinery (49-9043).
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$22.92 $26.32  -$3.40
2019$22.12+3.6%$25.40 +3.6%-$3.28
2018$21.69+2.0%$24.91 +2.0%-$3.21
2017$21.04+3.1%$24.16 +3.1%-$3.12
2016$20.63+2.0%$23.69 +2.0%-$3.05
2015$20.23+2.0%$23.23 +2.0%-$3.00
2014$19.81+2.1%$22.75 +2.1%-$2.93
2013$19.40+2.1%$22.27 +2.1%-$2.87
2012$19.11+1.5%$21.95 +1.5%-$2.83
2011$18.70+2.2%$21.47 +2.2%-$2.77
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$22.92 $24.42  -$1.50
2019$22.12+3.6%$23.43 +4.2%-$1.30
2018$21.69+2.0%$22.72 +3.1%-$1.02
2017$21.04+3.1%$22.11 +2.8%-$1.06
2016$20.63+2.0%$21.60 +2.3%-$0.97
2015$20.23+2.0%$21.15 +2.1%-$0.92
2014$19.81+2.1%$20.70 +2.2%-$0.88
2013$19.40+2.1%$20.28 +2.1%-$0.88
2012$19.11+1.5%$19.93 +1.7%-$0.81
2011$18.70+2.2%$19.62 +1.6%-$0.92
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 $24.712,320
Southwest $24.572,010
Eastern $23.591,440
North Central $22.923,940
Highest Employment
Median Wage / Employment
North Central $22.923,940
South Central $24.712,320
Southwest $24.572,010
Northwest $20.981,550
Wages in other areas
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