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South Central Workforce Development Area (1Q 2020)
All Industry
Estimated employment7,750
Mean wage$17.67
Entry wage$12.56
10th percentile wage$11.89
50th percentile wage$16.25
90th percentile wage$27.00
Top Employing Industries
Professional and Business Services4,02051.8%
Education and Health Services2,41031.1%
Trade, Transportation,, and Utilities3604.6%
Public Administration3204.2%
Top Paying Industries
Median Wage
Education and Health Services2,410$21.99
Public Administration320$19.18
Financial Activities200$16.54
Janitors and Cleaners ex. Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners (37-2011)
Keep buildings in clean and orderly condition. Perform heavy cleaning duties, such as cleaning floors, shampooing rugs, washing walls and glass, and removing rubbish. Duties may include tending furnace and boiler, performing routine maintenance activities, notifying management of need for repairs, and cleaning snow or debris from sidewalk.
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$16.25 $16.60  -$0.35
2019$15.40+5.5%$15.73 +5.5%-$0.33
2018$14.83+3.9%$15.15 +3.9%-$0.31
2017$14.35+3.3%$14.66 +3.3%-$0.30
2016$13.87+3.5%$14.17 +3.5%-$0.29
2015$13.63+1.7%$13.92 +1.7%-$0.29
2014$13.36+2.0%$13.65 +2.0%-$0.28
2013$13.19+1.3%$13.47 +1.3%-$0.28
2012$13.00+1.5%$13.28 +1.5%-$0.27
2011$12.82+1.4%$13.09 +1.4%-$0.27
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$16.25 $22.75  -$6.50
2019$15.40+5.5%$21.83 +4.2%-$6.42
2018$14.83+3.9%$21.16 +3.1%-$6.33
2017$14.35+3.3%$20.59 +2.8%-$6.24
2016$13.87+3.5%$20.13 +2.3%-$6.25
2015$13.63+1.7%$19.70 +2.1%-$6.07
2014$13.36+2.0%$19.28 +2.2%-$5.92
2013$13.19+1.3%$18.89 +2.1%-$5.70
2012$13.00+1.5%$18.57 +1.7%-$5.57
2011$12.82+1.4%$18.28 +1.6%-$5.46
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
Northwest $16.933,030
North Central $16.359,280
South Central $16.257,750
Southwest $16.246,930
Highest Employment
Median Wage / Employment
North Central $16.359,280
South Central $16.257,750
Southwest $16.246,930
Eastern $15.463,280
Wages in other areas
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