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Northwest Workforce Development Area (1Q 2020)
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Estimated employment130
Mean wage$22.85
Entry wage$15.58
10th percentile wage$14.28
50th percentile wage$22.25
90th percentile wage$32.40
Top Employing Industries
Education and Health Services4028.1%
Professional and Business Services4027.6%
Trade, Transportation,, and Utilities3022.6%
Top Paying Industries
Median Wage
Professional and Business Services40$26.80
Education and Health Services40$21.54
Trade, Transportation,, and Utilities30$18.62
Human Resources Assistants ex. Payroll and Timekeeping (43-4161)
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Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$22.25 $20.80  $1.45
2019$21.32+4.4%$19.93 +4.4%$1.39
2018$20.59+3.5%$19.25 +3.5%$1.34
2017$20.07+2.6%$18.76 +2.6%$1.31
2016$19.46+3.1%$18.19 +3.1%$1.27
2015$18.98+2.5%$17.74 +2.5%$1.24
2014$18.61+2.0%$17.40 +2.0%$1.21
2013$18.24+2.0%$17.05 +2.0%$1.19
2012$17.93+1.7%$16.76 +1.7%$1.17
2011$17.60+1.8%$16.45 +1.8%$1.15
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$22.25 $21.91  $0.34
2019$21.32+4.4%$21.02 +4.2%$0.30
2018$20.59+3.5%$20.38 +3.1%$0.21
2017$20.07+2.6%$19.83 +2.8%$0.23
2016$19.46+3.1%$19.38 +2.3%$0.08
2015$18.98+2.5%$18.98 +2.1%$0.00
2014$18.61+2.0%$18.57 +2.2%$0.04
2013$18.24+2.0%$18.20 +2.1%$0.04
2012$17.93+1.7%$17.88 +1.7%$0.04
2011$17.60+1.8%$17.60 +1.6%$0.00
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
North Central $24.99380
Southwest $24.02180
South Central $23.00210
Eastern $22.25150
Highest Employment
Median Wage / Employment
North Central $24.99380
South Central $23.00210
Southwest $24.02180
Eastern $22.25150
Wages in other areas
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