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South Central Workforce Development Area (1Q 2020)
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Estimated employment340
Mean wage$26.03
Entry wage$17.48
10th percentile wage$15.94
50th percentile wage$24.25
90th percentile wage$38.66
Top Employing Industries
Education and Health Services10029.6%
Financial Activities7020.2%
Trade, Transportation,, and Utilities207.1%
Professional and Business Services
Top Paying Industries
Median Wage
Trade, Transportation,, and Utilities20$38.20
Professional and Business Services$25.15
Financial Activities70$22.24
Education and Health Services100$21.50
Bill and Account Collectors (43-3011)
Locate and notify customers of delinquent accounts by mail, telephone, or personal visit to solicit payment. Duties include receiving payment and posting amount to customers account, preparing statements to credit department if customer fails to respond, initiating repossession proceedings or service disconnection, and keeping records of collection and status of accounts.
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$24.25 $21.70  $2.55
2019$23.24+4.4%$20.79 +4.4%$2.44
2018$22.44+3.5%$20.08 +3.5%$2.36
2017$21.87+2.6%$19.57 +2.6%$2.30
2016$21.21+3.1%$18.98 +3.1%$2.23
2015$20.69+2.5%$18.51 +2.5%$2.18
2014$20.28+2.0%$18.15 +2.0%$2.13
2013$19.88+2.0%$17.79 +2.0%$2.09
2012$19.54+1.7%$17.48 +1.7%$2.05
2011$19.18+1.8%$17.17 +1.8%$2.02
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$24.25 $22.75  $1.50
2019$23.24+4.4%$21.83 +4.2%$1.41
2018$22.44+3.5%$21.16 +3.1%$1.28
2017$21.87+2.6%$20.59 +2.8%$1.27
2016$21.21+3.1%$20.13 +2.3%$1.09
2015$20.69+2.5%$19.70 +2.1%$0.98
2014$20.28+2.0%$19.28 +2.2%$1.00
2013$19.88+2.0%$18.89 +2.1%$0.98
2012$19.54+1.7%$18.57 +1.7%$0.97
2011$19.18+1.8%$18.28 +1.6%$0.91
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 $26.74290
South Central $24.25340
Northwest $23.50440
Eastern $22.05100
Highest Employment
Median Wage / Employment
North Central $21.30610
Northwest $23.50440
South Central $24.25340
Southwest $26.74290
Wages in other areas
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