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South Central Workforce Development Area (1Q 2020)
All Industry
Estimated employment2,320
Mean wage$25.57
Entry wage$17.36
10th percentile wage$15.43
50th percentile wage$24.71
90th percentile wage$37.79
Top Employing Industries
Financial Activities54023.4%
Education and Health Services45019.5%
Public Administration24010.1%
Top Paying Industries
Median Wage
Professional and Business Services130$28.99
Public Administration240$28.60
Trade, Transportation,, and Utilities180$27.21
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$24.71 $27.73  -$3.02
2019$23.85+3.6%$26.76 +3.6%-$2.91
2018$23.38+2.0%$26.24 +2.0%-$2.85
2017$22.69+3.1%$25.46 +3.1%-$2.77
2016$22.24+2.0%$24.95 +2.0%-$2.71
2015$21.81+2.0%$24.47 +2.0%-$2.66
2014$21.36+2.1%$23.97 +2.1%-$2.61
2013$20.91+2.1%$23.47 +2.1%-$2.55
2012$20.61+1.5%$23.13 +1.5%-$2.51
2011$20.16+2.2%$22.62 +2.2%-$2.46
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$24.71 $22.75  $1.96
2019$23.85+3.6%$21.83 +4.2%$2.02
2018$23.38+2.0%$21.16 +3.1%$2.22
2017$22.69+3.1%$20.59 +2.8%$2.09
2016$22.24+2.0%$20.13 +2.3%$2.11
2015$21.81+2.0%$19.70 +2.1%$2.10
2014$21.36+2.1%$19.28 +2.2%$2.08
2013$20.91+2.1%$18.89 +2.1%$2.02
2012$20.61+1.5%$18.57 +1.7%$2.04
2011$20.16+2.2%$18.28 +1.6%$1.88
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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