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Southwest Workforce Development Area
Estimated employment2,010
Mean wage$26.16
Entry wage$17.29
10th percentile wage$16.35
50th percentile wage$24.57
90th percentile wage$38.49
Top Employing Industries
Financial Activities73036.3%
Education and Health Services39019.4%
Leisure and Hospitality23011.3%
Trade, Transportation,, and Utilities1507.5%
Top Paying Industries
Median Wage
Public Administration150$30.78
Trade, Transportation,, and Utilities150$28.95
Professional and Business Services$27.71
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$24.57 $30.60  -$6.03
2019$23.71+3.6%$29.53 +3.6%-$5.82
2018$23.25+2.0%$28.96 +2.0%-$5.70
2017$22.56+3.1%$28.09 +3.1%-$5.53
2016$22.11+2.0%$27.54 +2.0%-$5.42
2015$21.68+2.0%$27.01 +2.0%-$5.32
2014$21.24+2.1%$26.45 +2.1%-$5.21
2013$20.79+2.1%$25.90 +2.1%-$5.10
2012$20.49+1.5%$25.52 +1.5%-$5.02
2011$20.04+2.2%$24.96 +2.2%-$4.91
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$24.57 $26.48  -$1.91
2019$23.71+3.6%$25.40 +4.2%-$1.69
2018$23.25+2.0%$24.63 +3.1%-$1.38
2017$22.56+3.1%$23.97 +2.8%-$1.41
2016$22.11+2.0%$23.42 +2.3%-$1.31
2015$21.68+2.0%$22.93 +2.1%-$1.25
2014$21.24+2.1%$22.44 +2.2%-$1.20
2013$20.79+2.1%$21.99 +2.1%-$1.19
2012$20.49+1.5%$21.61 +1.7%-$1.12
2011$20.04+2.2%$21.27 +1.6%-$1.23
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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