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Occupational Employment and Wages (1Q 2017): North Central Workforce Development Area
 North Central Workforce Development Area - Occupational Employment and Wages (OES) 1st Quarter 2017  
North Central Workforce Development Area Occupational Employment and Wages provides accurate and meaningful wage information to employers, job seekers, counselors, students, planners of vocational education programs, economic developers, Regional Workforce Development Boards, and others. Employers may find the data useful as a guide in analyzing pay scales; job seekers and students could utilize the information in making employment and career decisions; program planners should be aware of employment and wage levels in determining training programs to be offered.
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 Management Occupations -North Central WDA 1Q2017
Occupations
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Estimated
Employment
Occupational WagesWage Percentile Ranges
MedianAverageEntry Level10th90th
Hourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / Annual
Total all occupations527,33022.4346,67128.1958,64012.2025,37810.4121,63951.47107,072
Management Occupations38,66056.55117,63762.49129,97832.7768,15527.8257,857>100.00>208,000
Administrative Services Managers1,26047.7699,32650.87105,80234.1871,09330.9864,43576.42158,951
Advertising and Promotions Managers6049.51102,98352.75109,71529.9962,38823.0247,88486.90180,750
Architectural and Engineering Managers1,57068.79143,08669.91145,42153.30110,86150.47104,97493.93195,373
Chief Executives530>100.00>208,000104.04216,41445.9795,62324.6351,238>100.00>208,000
Compensation and Benefits Managers8068.25141,95380.36167,14250.15104,31446.3996,487>100.00>208,000
Computer and Information Systems Managers2,78069.45144,46172.01149,78149.14102,22345.2994,186>100.00>208,000
Construction Managers1,10045.0493,68144.5692,68126.5955,32225.5253,09465.86136,993
Education Administrators, All Other4041.0985,48345.2194,05131.1064,70330.1362,67963.45131,969
Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School990N/A131,366N/A129,257N/A101,014N/A92,317N/A165,761
Education Administrators, Postsecondary39050.28104,57655.29114,99028.5459,36624.9851,96284.57175,908
Education Administrators, Preschool and Childcare Center/Program20022.7847,38323.7949,46615.0631,33213.7028,51433.9470,588
Emergency Management Directors2042.2587,86846.1696,02825.2652,52720.0441,68183.75174,196
Financial Managers4,71065.69136,63871.39148,48642.5188,41937.8778,759>100.00>208,000
Food Service Managers61029.8262,01133.1068,85219.6340,82616.8034,93953.14110,545
General and Operations Managers12,41051.59107,31262.96130,95027.6157,42824.1050,127>100.00>208,000
Human Resources Managers67055.32115,05961.14127,18540.1283,44736.8376,60691.75190,842
Industrial Production Managers1,07052.32108,81954.90114,17939.7482,64736.3575,60778.59163,474
Legislators30N/A59,996N/A51,452N/A20,402N/A20,384N/A93,937
Lodging Managers3023.8449,58030.2462,89318.0837,60312.7526,50957.46119,514
Managers, All Other2,14053.98112,27455.50115,44833.6970,08128.6459,58979.75165,876
Marketing Managers1,57061.67128,27766.15137,60443.1489,73537.7778,54598.14204,145
Medical and Health Services Managers1,26059.08122,88972.43150,65139.6482,45436.6676,269>100.00>208,000
Natural Sciences Managers20059.74124,24257.30119,18136.5475,99931.1764,84077.99162,229
Postmasters and Mail Superintendents4039.0481,21738.8380,76531.4465,39730.7563,96147.5598,918
Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers64031.4065,31440.3383,88022.9847,80520.4442,51685.97178,824
Public Relations and Fundraising Managers36055.08114,57061.09127,07636.3175,51232.1166,80197.56202,930
Purchasing Managers50061.64128,22662.79130,59645.5594,74741.8787,09086.53179,986
Sales Managers1,86060.47125,78769.80145,18739.0281,16235.0672,920>100.00>208,000
Social and Community Service Managers85030.9564,36732.6167,83721.3644,42219.4940,54649.26102,448
Training and Development Managers25055.23114,85955.22114,85741.2985,88038.9280,94775.84157,751
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers37045.3694,34147.4098,60033.7170,12632.5367,65964.01133,142
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 Business Occupations -North Central WDA 1Q2017
Occupations
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Estimated
Employment
Occupational WagesWage Percentile Ranges
MedianAverageEntry Level10th90th
Hourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / Annual
Business and Financial Operations Occupations35,03035.4473,71438.3079,65323.8949,69621.6445,02257.43119,447
Accountants and Auditors5,07035.6874,22137.7878,58025.2752,55123.3648,58455.79116,029
Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate19037.6878,38435.3873,59318.5938,6629.8120,38951.83107,807
Budget Analysts28039.0181,14039.9783,14330.5363,49727.5857,37354.60113,569
Business Operations Specialists, All Other3,47034.5371,81736.5476,01023.4148,69121.2844,24454.83114,047
Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators3,40033.8570,39335.1173,03724.0950,11421.9145,57349.07102,075
Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists39036.1075,10342.7588,91225.5053,03323.4148,69861.52127,971
Compliance Officers, Except Agriculture, Construction, Health and Safety, and Transportation1,50038.3679,79339.3581,84724.8351,62922.5646,92159.27123,275
Cost Estimators88035.8174,47237.0877,13623.6049,09421.1343,96555.84116,140
Credit Analysts32037.3377,63543.3690,18825.5053,03024.1450,22679.50165,365
Financial Analysts2,03040.2883,77544.9693,51829.8462,07027.2756,70562.67130,360
Financial Examiners23039.4982,13841.3686,01728.8860,06426.6555,43258.72122,134
Financial Specialists, All Other41036.8276,59037.5378,06823.9649,84621.6244,97557.70120,022
Fundraisers46025.8453,74927.7657,73618.6238,73316.8635,06041.2585,795
Human Resources Specialists1,88031.1764,84733.1368,90821.9545,64919.4140,37548.46100,795
Insurance Appraisers, Auto Damage150N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Insurance Underwriters2,46033.9770,65438.5780,22424.7551,46223.0347,91554.78113,945
Labor Relations Specialists50028.8359,96533.4369,52717.5636,5349.8120,39557.34119,252
Loan Officers82030.9664,39635.3373,47520.9943,65419.0839,69659.94124,669
Logisticians18037.8078,61637.2977,56426.8255,77024.4850,91049.59103,148
Management Analysts3,23044.3892,31547.8299,45730.4463,30627.7257,67770.35146,332
Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists2,11032.2567,06335.8474,54422.7247,27420.4442,51855.52115,482
Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners23027.0656,28828.4159,08519.4940,53717.4936,37142.2187,816
Personal Financial Advisors98046.5996,91255.32115,05427.8958,01425.8653,79299.24206,422
Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products1,55035.0072,79335.5073,85025.0752,15422.9647,75749.70103,389
Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents12041.0185,30640.4284,07827.0356,23326.1754,43856.39117,297
Tax Preparers32018.9939,50122.0345,81911.4023,71510.7322,33436.8576,636
Training and Development Specialists1,29033.6970,09334.2571,22821.9445,62919.7641,08750.30104,613
Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products39027.4157,00735.7074,26518.2137,89316.5334,38960.21125,218
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 Computer Occupations -North Central WDA 1Q2017
Occupations
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Estimated
Employment
Occupational WagesWage Percentile Ranges
MedianAverageEntry Level10th90th
Hourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / Annual
Computer and Mathematical Occupations19,99043.3490,15243.9591,41128.4359,15425.6253,28163.33131,728
Actuaries51048.92101,76354.56113,48036.3575,62533.6569,99878.63163,551
Computer and Information Research ScientistsN/A55.52115,48757.87120,36645.0893,77043.0289,47480.34167,119
Computer Network Architects95057.24119,07457.45119,49540.2883,78630.3763,17683.21173,071
Computer Network Support Specialists46036.6476,20037.6378,26126.1254,31225.3552,71252.82109,854
Computer Occupations, All Other1,09048.73101,35548.0699,95432.4367,47228.6959,66767.84141,107
Computer Programmers1,37038.6580,38938.5280,11626.0554,17625.0552,11254.13112,591
Computer Systems Analysts3,36044.6092,76745.0593,71433.5869,85131.4365,37861.11127,123
Computer User Support Specialists2,69027.3756,93228.0358,31118.3638,19016.4134,13940.7684,780
Database Administrators56048.89101,69447.9199,64032.7968,19728.3458,95766.80138,949
Information Security Analysts51049.05102,02348.85101,60037.0076,95433.3769,40064.61134,371
Network and Computer Systems Administrators1,15039.3681,87540.5684,36129.7061,77527.0356,21757.51119,623
Operations Research Analysts73040.2183,64541.3285,94429.3461,02226.7355,60759.59123,948
Software Developers, Applications4,28046.9697,66947.7599,31734.0970,88831.8766,27964.63134,422
Software Developers, Systems Software1,75051.15106,38151.02106,11034.6071,97829.8962,18473.58153,050
Statisticians19045.3094,21345.7895,23236.8676,67033.6770,03760.22125,269
Web Developers34036.2875,47539.1581,42325.3452,69224.0349,98460.81126,473
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 Architecture and Engineering Occupations -North Central WDA 1Q2017
Occupations
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Estimated
Employment
Occupational WagesWage Percentile Ranges
MedianAverageEntry Level10th90th
Hourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / Annual
Architecture and Engineering Occupations12,08041.9687,27642.7788,97329.1060,53826.2554,60261.88128,707
Architects, Except Landscape and Naval42036.3075,50637.8678,75325.0452,09223.3948,65352.10108,364
Architectural and Civil Drafters36029.5361,42030.1162,61222.9147,65321.4544,60938.5880,241
Biomedical Engineers3048.85101,60147.1798,10936.5876,07834.0670,83760.71126,266
Cartographers and Photogrammetrists3032.3167,22232.7268,05826.8155,76925.6453,33340.8885,033
Chemical EngineersN/A43.1689,78144.3392,21034.1370,97331.9766,50550.48105,006
Civil Engineering Technicians21029.8061,98429.3861,10618.9639,42616.1233,53542.2687,894
Civil Engineers1,08041.4686,22942.7188,85129.1060,52826.8655,86661.50127,920
Computer Hardware Engineers15052.13108,43750.87105,82538.8480,80335.2173,22864.69134,542
Drafters, All Other6026.4154,92427.1356,43517.4336,25315.4232,07943.8391,154
Electrical and Electronics Drafters18032.5467,67933.7070,08723.1748,19020.8543,36551.73107,588
Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians33032.2267,02331.0464,55419.1639,84216.7334,79646.6096,937
Electrical Engineers1,01045.8295,30546.1896,04534.2671,25832.6167,81362.00128,966
Electro-Mechanical TechniciansN/A34.4071,54233.6169,90327.9358,10127.1356,43639.8682,896
Electronics Engineers, Except Computer20049.97103,94450.50105,03439.4882,12935.7274,28363.67132,449
Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other16027.7757,75628.7359,75520.5842,80219.8741,32340.3283,873
Engineers, All Other63049.49102,93949.08102,09136.1475,16532.7668,13864.97135,141
Environmental Engineering Technicians3025.6653,36624.5250,99315.5932,43411.4523,81435.5373,920
Environmental Engineers25037.8278,67641.2385,75925.3552,71822.4646,71567.58140,571
Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors5048.78101,45049.07102,06241.7286,78938.5680,20061.49127,885
Industrial Engineering Technicians46034.9472,67534.8072,39127.4157,01525.8153,68445.6394,916
Industrial Engineers1,71042.2387,84142.6288,65230.6163,67727.7157,63259.88124,545
Landscape Architects6035.1073,01036.8176,56027.1256,41123.5248,92754.80113,990
Mechanical Drafters34030.3463,10831.0864,63724.4950,93722.8147,46140.2183,631
Mechanical Engineering Technicians21037.1077,17836.5475,99525.3652,73121.7545,24149.43102,812
Mechanical Engineers1,73042.4388,24643.2990,05031.3065,10529.1260,58560.53125,886
Surveying and Mapping Technicians5031.4965,50431.1864,84823.6349,15621.1844,06339.8982,972
Surveyors16028.6759,63430.0162,43120.4842,57919.3740,29944.9493,472
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 Life, Physical and Social Science Occupations -North Central WDA 1Q2017
Occupations
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Estimated
Employment
Occupational WagesWage Percentile Ranges
MedianAverageEntry Level10th90th
Hourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / Annual
Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations2,97035.1573,11337.8178,63921.4144,53318.5338,54460.03124,864
Biological Scientists, All OtherN/A43.2489,94643.9591,41036.1975,26834.7172,21157.59119,785
Biological Technicians4024.1350,19526.2054,48317.0235,41015.5832,41542.9389,281
Chemical Technicians18022.8347,50324.9651,91917.8937,22516.2333,76738.1079,235
ChemistsN/A38.5080,09242.5788,54226.8355,80823.6149,11366.54138,405
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists57041.1385,56643.5890,65129.5861,51726.9055,93960.01124,808
Conservation Scientists1021.5144,73924.9451,87313.5928,25712.7626,53748.75101,389
Economists5048.56101,00547.8599,51536.5175,94232.4367,46363.34131,750
Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health19017.9637,36221.1443,98014.0129,15112.8026,61336.4375,777
Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health35028.7559,80033.4469,54919.9641,51519.2440,01248.96101,835
Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and GeographersN/A30.5863,61337.1677,30821.9545,66620.6342,90667.05139,448
HydrologistsN/A48.56101,00146.8497,44435.8774,60634.8072,38659.92124,624
Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians, All Other25027.2556,68327.9558,14020.7243,09920.0341,65437.8578,736
Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists23038.8480,78941.8687,07529.0760,46826.9556,04463.14131,319
Microbiologists2044.9493,47145.9095,47928.5559,37926.7055,53873.20152,263
Physical Scientists, All Other2021.7145,16427.0656,26913.5728,21713.1627,38348.18100,219
Psychologists, All Other6051.54107,20851.38106,86824.9851,95814.1829,48275.67157,396
Social Science Research Assistants2024.2850,51024.2450,41815.8432,94313.2827,62235.7074,247
Social Scientists and Related Workers, All OtherN/A49.87103,73952.18108,54233.3569,37031.5765,66879.28164,892
Soil and Plant Scientists2033.7170,12335.6074,05425.4652,95623.7349,34649.85103,701
Survey ResearchersN/A24.2650,47228.2158,68613.1927,4389.8120,41448.69101,279
Urban and Regional Planners9040.6984,64041.5486,40531.6065,74429.5961,55053.04110,334
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 Community and Social Services Occupations -North Central WDA 1Q2017
Occupations
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Estimated
Employment
Occupational WagesWage Percentile Ranges
MedianAverageEntry Level10th90th
Hourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / Annual
Community and Social Services Occupations10,08022.1846,13824.5951,13815.0931,37713.7228,53839.7882,745
Child, Family, and School Social Workers1,10028.0958,43629.2760,87917.1235,62115.6632,57345.6794,990
Clergy11028.1358,51327.7457,69816.3834,08313.6328,34542.1887,717
Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other81018.5338,54323.0547,94614.4029,94213.2527,54538.5780,230
Community Health Workers22019.7040,96120.5242,66816.3433,99215.5632,37527.5257,252
Counselors, All Other25024.1750,27424.8251,63313.4127,89212.8726,76432.1866,935
Directors, Religious Activities and Education2026.5255,15325.8053,66116.5334,37916.0433,36537.5178,020
Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors1,24028.1858,62529.5161,38117.4536,28815.9133,08946.6997,129
Health Educators29026.7655,66428.8960,09716.6334,59316.0833,44246.7697,265
Healthcare Social Workers52030.0362,47231.0564,57522.0445,82720.7343,11144.7793,128
Marriage and Family Therapists9024.1350,18928.8760,04620.1841,97419.0239,56648.72101,336
Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers52026.6055,32628.0558,34118.1937,83015.2631,73744.3492,244
Mental Health Counselors96024.6051,17225.5453,12317.6536,71314.6230,41635.6874,214
Rehabilitation Counselors82014.5430,24116.2633,82613.4828,02812.6026,19724.0750,058
Social and Human Service Assistants1,71017.2935,94917.8437,11913.9328,98913.1027,24524.0049,917
Social Workers, All Other44025.1652,34326.6655,45019.0739,66016.3233,94438.2179,466
Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors85022.4246,63023.5849,05916.4234,16015.6032,46634.9772,723
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 Legal Occupations -North Central WDA 1Q2017
Occupations
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Estimated
Employment
Occupational WagesWage Percentile Ranges
MedianAverageEntry Level10th90th
Hourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / Annual
Legal Occupations4,51037.9578,93447.0997,93922.5646,92819.8841,33885.69178,228
Court ReportersN/A9.7320,23210.3021,4119.7220,2209.7220,2229.7320,240
Lawyers2,26058.23121,10465.34135,89638.3979,84334.5571,877>100.00>208,000
Legal Support Workers, All Other10040.9485,15043.7190,90426.8755,87624.6251,20169.65144,870
Paralegals and Legal Assistants2,02027.5257,25128.0958,43519.0739,66017.2235,83638.0579,154
Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers6023.8249,54226.0654,18821.4144,53520.1641,93737.4677,908
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 Education, Training and Library Occupations -North Central WDA 1Q2017
Occupations
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Estimated
Employment
Occupational WagesWage Percentile Ranges
MedianAverageEntry Level10th90th
Hourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / Annual
Education, Training, and Library Occupations34,86026.4154,92428.9560,20912.6326,26910.6822,21848.52100,905
Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Ins11028.6959,66628.9660,25019.9341,44219.6440,83138.4379,931
Anthropology and Archeology Teachers, Postsecondary10N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary70N/A73,278N/A78,734N/A36,435N/A20,239N/A137,198
Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, PostsecondaryN/AN/A70,159N/A80,980N/A40,753N/A32,366N/A133,483
Audio-Visual and Multimedia Collections Specialists7035.8174,47935.5774,00325.9954,06024.9251,83847.8899,584
Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary340N/A96,162N/A108,253N/A60,019N/A54,375N/A183,194
Business Teachers, Postsecondary180N/A77,776N/A104,756N/A51,427N/A49,842N/A>208,000
Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle SchoolN/AN/A75,516N/A73,618N/A51,046N/A46,480N/A101,123
Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School390N/A83,310N/A79,577N/A60,126N/A55,873N/A101,791
Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary60N/A76,983N/A89,335N/A56,833N/A53,176N/A155,187
Communications Teachers, Postsecondary40N/A63,012N/A67,101N/A48,730N/A44,695N/A98,237
Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary70N/A74,309N/A84,313N/A52,753N/A49,444N/A128,090
Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, PostsecondaryN/AN/A59,381N/A62,798N/A49,874N/A45,473N/A92,472
Curators3021.4544,62024.3950,73117.1235,60716.2533,81540.6584,550
Economics Teachers, Postsecondary50N/A89,639N/A104,550N/A51,059N/A52,436N/A168,300
Education Teachers, Postsecondary170N/A61,526N/A65,012N/A54,449N/A51,506N/A87,253
Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other26021.0143,71023.1448,13517.0435,45316.2333,75735.9874,844
Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education4,840N/A75,555N/A74,916N/A51,803N/A48,134N/A102,304
Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary250N/A104,742N/A117,294N/A57,519N/A48,819N/A201,074
English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary270N/A80,238N/A77,102N/A50,541N/A30,674N/A103,427
Environmental Science Teachers, Postsecondary10N/A67,309N/A64,376N/A45,344N/A43,630N/A84,964
Foreign Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary30N/A66,863N/A68,313N/A30,623N/A27,356N/A116,667
Graduate Teaching Assistants470N/A47,363N/A46,980N/A30,232N/A28,247N/A65,220
Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary640N/A148,057N/A163,338N/A70,992N/A58,944N/A>208,000
History Teachers, Postsecondary80N/A71,476N/A74,675N/A34,873N/A26,943N/A132,616
Instructional Coordinators39039.1081,33139.6282,41026.7855,71324.7851,55157.85120,342
Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education350N/A71,007N/A72,296N/A50,260N/A46,210N/A101,838
Librarians61033.0768,79333.8070,31322.9747,76320.2142,03948.28100,419
Library Technicians34022.2146,18422.2546,27215.0531,31013.1527,37031.0664,593
Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary170N/A75,809N/A92,577N/A48,530N/A43,966N/A160,299
Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Educa2,510N/A78,251N/A76,596N/A53,796N/A49,043N/A102,463
Museum Technicians and ConservatorsN/A23.0347,89822.8347,50016.2433,78613.8828,88430.4663,362
Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary290N/A75,860N/A84,241N/A55,708N/A53,766N/A144,541
Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary100N/A70,226N/A75,231N/A28,523N/A20,237N/A129,270
Physics Teachers, Postsecondary20N/A95,241N/A108,666N/A61,679N/A55,974N/A167,238
Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary80N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Postsecondary Teachers, All Other1,060N/A20,237N/A52,177N/A20,220N/A20,223N/A178,367
Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education2,03013.9128,93816.7934,91910.7622,39910.1321,06626.4655,034
Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary140N/A61,997N/A67,329N/A46,863N/A44,650N/A109,150
Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Ed4,080N/A75,045N/A73,994N/A49,208N/A45,089N/A102,792
Self-Enrichment Education Teachers77017.1435,66820.8243,30612.1425,25710.9022,67337.9879,011
Social Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary, All Other10N/A55,933N/A52,210N/A40,668N/A40,781N/A63,361
Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary50N/A74,758N/A99,196N/A51,774N/A53,249N/A173,046
Special Education Teachers, All Other80N/A75,617N/A73,868N/A50,590N/A48,615N/A99,505
Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School660N/A74,570N/A71,677N/A44,193N/A40,292N/A101,629
Special Education Teachers, Middle School360N/A71,254N/A70,839N/A47,131N/A42,334N/A99,863
Special Education Teachers, Preschool110N/A82,267N/A82,434N/A58,513N/A50,689N/A110,808
Special Education Teachers, Secondary SchoolN/AN/A80,985N/A77,867N/A55,858N/A50,122N/A102,554
Substitute Teachers1,56013.6828,45515.4632,15411.0322,93210.2921,39420.1942,004
Teacher Assistants7,690N/A27,156N/A29,278N/A21,621N/A20,239N/A42,116
Teachers and Instructors, All Other, Except Substitute Teachers1,580N/A58,427N/A59,126N/A30,982N/A25,730N/A95,696
Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary20025.3952,80125.5753,17517.8037,02416.5134,32835.0572,903
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 Arts,Design,Entertainment,Sports,Media Occupations -North Central WDA 1Q2017
Occupations
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Occupational WagesWage Percentile Ranges
MedianAverageEntry Level10th90th
Hourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / Annual
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations8,32026.3954,89928.3058,87614.1229,36911.4123,74547.1197,992
Art Directors9046.6797,08449.39102,72130.5263,47427.7457,69778.23162,704
Artists and Related Workers, All Other30N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Athletes and Sports Competitors20N/A84,784N/A72,895N/A37,684N/A32,111N/A100,726
Audio and Video Equipment Technicians44026.2154,50626.8855,89116.9635,28415.9833,23343.0289,473
Broadcast News Analysts1042.6888,78361.46127,83319.7541,07412.8526,722>100.00>208,000
Broadcast Technicians44016.2733,85621.1543,99510.9722,80610.3221,47138.7180,516
Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Motion PictureN/A41.0485,36846.4996,69322.3346,43818.6138,70979.11164,550
Choreographers8024.8351,65627.8657,93621.9545,66820.5642,75938.1179,258
Coaches and Scouts1,440N/A48,822N/A45,995N/A24,039N/A20,247N/A64,444
Commercial and Industrial Designers9032.0866,71732.9068,42326.4955,10925.5353,09144.2992,124
Designers, All Other2027.4757,13627.5757,34717.2435,85916.5134,32639.8482,857
Editors23029.3461,01230.4763,37917.7836,99015.9733,22744.8193,208
Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related Workers, All Other2026.85N/A24.21N/A15.34N/A14.13N/A33.71N/A
Film and Video Editors4021.1243,94524.1350,20012.6526,30610.3721,57344.6692,880
Floral Designers15014.6630,49815.4432,11410.8622,58110.3821,58322.9847,802
Graphic Designers69027.6657,52428.1758,59317.5236,44116.3834,07339.6582,477
Interior DesignersN/A25.7753,60527.3556,89016.4634,23515.8432,93345.3994,396
Interpreters and Translators7023.2348,31625.1152,23718.5038,49116.9535,26337.4977,980
Media and Communication Equipment Workers, All Other10032.4667,51730.5463,51822.8047,42721.3244,33238.5380,136
Media and Communication Workers, All Other7022.5846,96623.2348,32016.8234,99116.0233,31632.3467,284
Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers44011.7924,50913.4227,90910.9422,74710.1621,12419.3340,205
Multimedia Artists and Animators23041.4886,27542.9489,31125.7053,45222.3546,48864.60134,354
Music Directors and Composers11020.7143,06621.6144,9579.7220,2209.7220,22631.1364,751
Musicians and Singers23046.42N/A40.71N/A13.36N/A9.72N/A68.11N/A
Photographers14017.9237,27718.8439,17712.7326,4829.7320,23429.1660,663
Producers and Directors1,10032.6968,00132.6267,83420.1341,88317.8637,15846.0695,819
Public Relations Specialists56034.0770,85834.4271,58820.2642,15416.7734,87850.07104,157
Radio and Television Announcers8019.8241,22133.0268,68912.4325,84010.4621,76162.33129,634
Reporters and Correspondents10018.7038,90322.0845,92215.3731,97913.9829,09131.4165,333
Set and Exhibit DesignersN/A18.2237,90021.9145,58212.9426,91411.6524,21740.9785,215
Sound Engineering Technicians160N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Technical Writers25039.2681,66140.2683,74726.9356,01523.6949,25759.93124,654
Writers and Authors18029.2460,83629.8362,04211.2323,34810.5121,85751.48107,074
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 Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations -North Central WDA 1Q2017
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Occupational WagesWage Percentile Ranges
MedianAverageEntry Level10th90th
Hourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / Annual
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations31,24036.6576,21944.1891,89522.8747,56420.0541,70773.52152,914
Athletic TrainersN/AN/A48,913N/A51,802N/A43,391N/A41,094N/A67,613
Audiologists3041.1085,49536.8276,59522.6247,04717.7536,91449.65103,270
Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians12035.2373,28734.3171,36823.8049,49519.4940,53947.0097,744
ChiropractorsN/A37.3777,72041.3686,02835.4673,77332.7068,00360.12125,051
Dental Hygienists1,39042.2387,83142.1987,74134.4071,55833.3069,25652.81109,846
Dentists, All Other SpecialistsN/A89.70186,57575.69157,45340.0383,26114.2029,536>100.00>208,000
Dentists, General35086.86180,66793.77195,03844.0591,62427.0656,282>100.00>208,000
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers22037.0677,09936.9876,91627.8557,92225.9654,01550.54105,116
Dietetic Technicians24013.3027,66414.0029,13110.4721,7709.7320,24118.9839,472
Dietitians and Nutritionists24030.5963,63831.0064,46623.5448,96421.5544,81539.7082,560
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics99021.4544,60621.1944,07815.0431,27713.5628,20528.9360,177
Exercise Physiologists2023.5949,06723.8549,60521.0043,68019.8041,17829.7361,835
Family and General Practitioners52095.99199,65796.94201,63939.5782,31129.8662,111>100.00>208,000
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other12041.2485,78942.1087,56032.5967,79031.2264,94356.34117,192
Health Technologists and Technicians, All Other26024.6551,26725.8753,81715.8432,95212.6226,24337.6778,351
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other30034.8172,41234.0070,73519.7641,10218.4538,37849.75103,475
Internists, General420>100.00>208,000102.38212,94137.1577,27327.8457,903>100.00>208,000
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses2,22027.3956,97126.9756,08322.8947,59721.1243,93831.5965,726
Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists18037.1877,34537.0877,12931.6165,75531.2064,88647.4098,594
Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians43024.6751,31825.2352,49318.6938,88917.0335,43335.5373,901
Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists49036.2475,38837.5578,10327.4957,18325.9153,90849.92103,844
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians57020.7543,16322.4046,59915.1831,57313.8928,89033.0668,770
Nuclear Medicine Technologists4038.7180,53038.3879,82031.4365,38828.4659,18348.49100,859
Nurse Midwives3047.0297,79746.9597,64843.7390,94941.4586,21456.97118,498
Nurse Practitioners83052.76109,73553.61111,50942.5988,59841.4086,10064.47134,111
Obstetricians and Gynecologists170>100.00>208,000109.57227,90545.9095,47928.8860,082>100.00>208,000
Occupational Health and Safety Specialists14038.3079,65537.4277,83127.3156,81423.1548,14449.60103,173
Occupational Health and Safety Technicians4029.0460,40927.9758,17315.3731,97011.7124,34041.5986,500
Occupational Therapists78042.0387,44042.9889,39032.6767,95331.4265,36659.29123,331
Ophthalmic Medical Technicians12018.5638,59918.7839,06715.7532,75614.3029,73824.0249,955
Opticians, Dispensing11022.2246,21222.0745,90114.5530,26313.0627,17830.5163,452
OptometristsN/A>100.00>208,000112.76234,52956.82118,17428.5459,345>100.00>208,000
OrthodontistsN/A>100.00>208,000133.51277,700>100.00>208,00050.98106,034>100.00>208,000
Pediatricians, General35076.25158,59385.42177,65532.4267,43428.0958,420>100.00>208,000
Pharmacists63060.34125,52258.78122,26347.1398,01948.72101,34076.19158,478
Pharmacy Technicians1,02014.4029,94417.0135,38711.5123,94710.4721,77622.5946,999
Physical Therapists1,35044.6692,87744.6192,77635.0372,85132.5267,62858.99122,692
Physician Assistants73056.76118,05457.11118,79645.8495,34443.3490,15275.30156,630
Physicians and Surgeons, All Other1,68087.51182,03087.45181,90628.8259,94026.5155,142>100.00>208,000
PodiatristsN/A23.8949,68043.5690,61221.6845,09120.1641,94476.93160,024
Psychiatrists240>100.00>208,000110.53229,91153.86112,02431.4565,414>100.00>208,000
Radiation Therapists3041.1085,48643.4790,42635.1173,02133.0768,78460.87126,601
Radiologic Technologists and Technicians61031.1864,85131.9766,50325.0052,00623.1048,05242.8889,178
Recreational Therapists16019.6540,85323.4048,68314.9431,06713.5728,21938.1079,248
Registered Nurses9,84037.4377,85537.5578,11030.0762,53327.3456,86748.44100,773
Respiratory Therapists45031.5665,65731.9166,36326.7555,65925.4652,96138.6680,414
Speech-Language Pathologists69045.5794,78144.8593,28631.8266,18030.3163,04560.95126,783
Surgeons270>100.00>208,000123.53256,936>100.00>208,00033.3169,282>100.00>208,000
Surgical Technologists32029.0060,31729.2760,87621.3744,43519.7741,10539.2481,615
Therapists, All Other2034.4771,70437.4077,78924.5351,01122.2846,34558.03120,708
Veterinarians19052.27108,72952.20108,57033.5569,77228.3859,04585.15177,129
Veterinary Technologists and Technicians60017.0135,39617.3536,09012.5025,98911.4223,75024.4850,904
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 Healthcare Support Occupations -North Central WDA 1Q2017
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MedianAverageEntry Level10th90th
Hourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / Annual
Healthcare Support Occupations15,25015.5832,41217.1735,71512.4325,85411.2923,48624.9651,911
Dental Assistants1,35020.7743,19920.1541,91815.3031,84314.0829,29225.3152,636
Healthcare Support Workers, All Other48014.7230,60515.9233,10612.1525,27411.1123,12622.9147,650
Home Health Aides2,56013.1727,39513.5628,19110.8722,61410.2321,27316.2233,730
Massage Therapists57022.6347,07623.4948,86313.6428,37311.0322,94835.7674,381
Medical Assistants2,75017.2835,92518.1337,70113.5728,22813.0027,03924.8051,571
Medical Equipment Preparers14019.3240,19019.6840,93116.0033,27714.7730,71224.9051,791
Medical Transcriptionists13020.6742,98520.2042,02712.2425,46910.4921,80430.5863,594
Nursing Assistants5,65015.0031,19315.7332,70912.3725,72711.3123,52821.5644,842
Occupational Therapy Assistants13029.1560,62529.1660,65122.6447,08318.3238,12238.9781,048
OrderliesN/A14.6230,40015.2531,71711.8324,62210.8622,58520.4942,622
Pharmacy AidesN/A11.8724,69912.7726,55210.9222,70310.2721,36516.8935,125
Phlebotomists37018.9439,38819.0739,68315.8833,02414.5930,33024.2450,415
Physical Therapist Aides13016.3333,96616.9035,14412.1825,33910.9522,78123.7649,419
Physical Therapist Assistants38032.0566,66332.3167,22026.9255,98826.0354,13839.1481,422
Psychiatric AidesN/A15.0831,35516.5734,46213.5828,25112.7426,48320.6943,027
Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers10012.2325,44114.2529,62910.5421,9189.9120,61923.9949,917
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 Protective Service Occupations -North Central WDA 1Q2017
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MedianAverageEntry Level10th90th
Hourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / Annual
Protective Service Occupations10,83023.6349,17025.0051,99912.9626,96911.0823,04640.6884,598
Animal Control Workers6023.9449,79324.4150,75417.5436,49315.6232,49334.5071,754
Crossing Guards47015.1831,57120.7543,15411.0923,06410.1621,12045.9195,493
Detectives and Criminal Investigators20041.9787,28846.5596,81935.8374,52233.7970,30169.04143,585
Fire Inspectors and Investigators16033.9170,52935.4873,78919.7441,0709.9920,77959.52123,801
Firefighters77032.5167,61229.3661,06818.8939,29714.3529,83739.2881,708
First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers28038.4880,02937.1677,30526.0554,17917.5836,58050.55105,140
First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives46046.8697,46047.2498,25442.1287,61939.7682,69759.41123,575
First-Line Supervisors of Protective Service Workers, All Other33025.9553,97627.2456,66416.6034,53114.6930,55141.0085,281
Lifeguards, Ski Patrol, and Other Recreational Protective Service Workers37010.8322,51711.6324,1779.9920,7809.8920,58014.5830,323
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers1,43036.0374,94535.7174,29531.1764,83528.2358,72042.4188,222
Private Detectives and InvestigatorsN/A31.0864,65634.0570,82813.2127,46911.0122,91375.38156,790
Protective Service Workers, All Other25015.5432,31717.6036,60610.5521,9349.8720,52529.8061,989
Security Guards4,07015.5832,41916.8935,13011.2223,33010.5922,03126.8155,761
Transportation Security Screeners23020.5242,69821.2044,09018.4338,32117.2035,77724.5651,082
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 Food Preparation and Serving-Related Occupations -North Central WDA 1Q2017
Occupations
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Occupational WagesWage Percentile Ranges
MedianAverageEntry Level10th90th
Hourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / Annual
Food Preparation and Serving-Related Occupations39,71010.8722,60712.5126,0199.9320,6499.8620,52017.9837,385
Bartenders2,31010.0020,80511.7624,4739.8820,5549.8620,51717.4336,253
Chefs and Head Cooks89023.6949,27425.2252,44718.9139,33517.0735,50836.4475,804
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food9,27010.6322,12311.3623,6209.9920,7819.8720,52313.7128,519
Cooks, All Other19015.8632,98917.1035,56411.1923,27610.6522,15528.7059,688
Cooks, Fast Food1,91010.0520,89010.9622,7949.9020,5929.8620,52013.5428,152
Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria1,12015.2231,67116.3634,02512.5026,00511.2323,35823.4548,782
Cooks, Restaurant4,58012.9626,97113.2027,45310.5922,0279.8720,52617.2035,783
Cooks, Short OrderN/A11.7024,33612.0625,08411.0923,08310.2521,31215.0031,183
Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop1,04010.7422,35711.2423,37310.0720,9399.8720,53013.5828,251
Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers7709.9620,71911.0522,9889.9020,6049.8620,52114.0929,314
Dishwashers1,80010.7022,25311.1823,2419.9520,7029.8720,52212.9626,966
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers2,19015.1831,57816.7534,85611.0623,01710.3821,60026.8555,842
Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other10011.7824,50914.1029,34310.7422,3419.8920,56922.9047,613
Food Preparation Workers2,12011.3623,62012.2325,45410.5621,9629.8720,52816.4134,131
Food Servers, Nonrestaurant1,00012.1025,17413.5328,14310.6822,2309.9620,71820.3042,222
Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop1,2809.9820,76711.0823,0509.8720,5359.8620,51714.1129,365
Waiters and Waitresses8,9709.9120,62411.6824,2839.8620,5179.8620,51516.6334,592
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 Building/Grounds Cleaning/Maintenance Occupations -North Central WDA 1Q2017
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Hourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / Annual
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations16,48015.0031,20216.7534,84610.8622,57310.1221,03926.6555,438
Building Cleaning Workers, All OtherN/A19.8041,18222.7347,27517.0435,43416.2633,81230.8564,149
First-Line Supervisors of Housekeeping and Janitorial Workers66024.1450,20623.9049,70814.9731,12511.2523,40234.3971,538
First-Line Supervisors of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundsk60025.7453,53127.5257,22821.0243,71919.7241,02238.7580,607
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners8,50015.2031,62716.2933,89410.6522,1529.9520,69324.9551,896
Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers3,58014.6530,47116.5534,42211.2923,47910.6722,19826.8655,873
Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners2,53012.0925,15312.9326,89510.9322,72610.1521,11417.5636,531
Pest Control Workers11022.8347,50222.3246,42116.8234,99414.5730,30429.9362,257
Tree Trimmers and PrunersN/A18.4438,35019.6340,82214.3329,80713.4127,91127.0056,174
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 Personal Care and Service Occupations -North Central WDA 1Q2017
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MedianAverageEntry Level10th90th
Hourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / Annual
Personal Care and Service Occupations16,42012.5126,02514.9031,01010.4421,7019.8920,57122.8047,430
Amusement and Recreation Attendants6609.9320,65910.5021,8279.8720,5429.8620,51711.9724,893
Animal TrainersN/A16.8935,12216.2433,77113.0827,18911.7024,34419.4340,431
Baggage Porters and BellhopsN/A11.0823,04912.3925,77310.1121,0209.9020,60718.4538,374
Childcare Workers1,91011.1923,26712.1325,23310.1221,0539.8720,52516.0033,278
Concierges6011.4323,76911.9724,88710.7722,4159.9920,79514.5430,256
Entertainment Attendants and Related Workers, All Other4014.0229,17315.2231,66010.4921,8229.9320,65826.0154,105
First-Line Supervisors of Personal Service Workers80019.7040,98622.2346,23615.6932,64714.3929,93533.9370,566
Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors1,21020.8443,35121.4844,68211.5023,92810.4621,75734.8372,455
Funeral Attendants21021.3044,30520.1141,83715.5232,28514.4029,95124.8951,777
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists1,55015.1331,48016.6934,71810.5021,8319.8720,53124.5951,152
Locker Room, Coatroom, and Dressing Room Attendants2011.7624,46712.3125,60510.7922,43110.0820,95715.4232,063
Manicurists and PedicuristsN/A11.1823,24111.4723,87110.4421,7029.9320,65514.2229,561
Morticians, Undertakers, and Funeral Directors90N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Nonfarm Animal Caretakers71011.4123,73912.4025,77910.4521,7219.9020,60116.5134,342
Personal Care Aides5,81012.7326,46213.1527,34610.6422,1449.9620,72617.5636,524
Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other11013.8028,71216.6034,52410.7422,33910.1121,02925.3452,709
Recreation Workers1,41012.7226,44616.3934,10910.1721,1469.8620,52127.9758,171
Residential Advisors65012.7526,51713.8228,74110.8722,59710.0920,98218.9039,302
Skincare Specialists14012.6526,31814.2129,55211.0823,06210.4221,66819.0139,541
Tour Guides and Escorts15011.7824,50013.8428,76910.9822,82910.2521,32521.3944,473
Ushers, Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers3909.9120,61210.4221,6649.8720,5219.8620,51511.9324,796
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 Sales and Related Occupations -North Central WDA 1Q2017
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MedianAverageEntry Level10th90th
Hourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / Annual
Sales and Related Occupations49,28014.3529,84021.5544,81410.3121,4409.6820,12842.6488,693
Advertising Sales Agents49026.1254,33032.7068,01516.6834,70413.9729,05956.10116,683
Cashiers11,38010.3921,60911.1723,2429.6920,1579.6019,97714.0629,251
Counter and Rental Clerks1,28013.6228,33316.4634,22810.5721,9769.9320,65923.9349,783
Demonstrators and Product Promoters25013.3127,69215.3431,90610.6722,19910.1321,06324.7851,540
First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers82037.4877,95741.6786,66926.1054,28223.0247,87266.01137,297
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers3,91020.7443,13521.9645,67814.4830,12212.9826,98832.6967,986
Insurance Sales Agents3,67029.0160,33235.0872,96619.9741,52817.7836,98860.78126,421
Parts Salespersons95015.2031,61517.3636,10510.6122,0759.9520,68728.7459,781
Real Estate Brokers4069.79145,16470.54146,72239.6782,51126.2054,502>100.00>208,000
Real Estate Sales Agents31021.0243,71421.0843,84314.6430,44212.9726,97828.0258,291
Retail Salespersons15,16011.5023,91213.7828,66310.1821,1769.6820,13619.4840,516
Sales and Related Workers, All Other14018.8339,16325.0052,00111.3223,55010.5121,87136.8476,617
Sales Engineers48046.4496,58547.6199,03436.2075,28731.9366,40462.15129,282
Sales Representatives, Services, All Other3,25026.6155,34130.3263,07116.0733,41513.7828,66650.16104,343
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products4,71028.0358,29335.2273,25618.4738,40816.3133,91960.31125,447
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products1,24048.14100,12351.92107,99331.4765,45727.4957,18976.80159,736
Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents94039.6182,38753.70111,70222.0645,87515.5232,286>100.00>208,000
Telemarketers11016.7334,79416.4834,27510.7222,2889.6220,01324.1350,199
Travel Agents14019.0039,51219.4540,44710.7622,3889.6019,97629.9862,367
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 Office and Administrative Support Occupations -North Central WDA 1Q2017
Occupations
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Occupational WagesWage Percentile Ranges
MedianAverageEntry Level10th90th
Hourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / Annual
Office and Administrative Support Occupations86,22019.9441,48621.1443,96813.0927,22311.2423,37631.8466,233
Bill and Account Collectors1,08021.5144,75521.2144,11714.4129,96513.0127,05730.2062,831
Billing and Posting Clerks and Machine Operators1,95021.6945,10922.4546,71116.9835,31216.4734,26030.6263,688
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks5,39020.9943,67121.7945,32015.4932,21914.2529,64131.0564,577
Brokerage Clerks15026.6455,41129.0360,39018.8639,21917.1335,63844.6592,883
Cargo and Freight Agents8021.1644,01525.2352,48516.9035,14216.0033,28639.3981,931
Computer OperatorsN/A27.3956,95425.8253,70419.2840,09016.7534,83831.8266,177
Correspondence Clerks3020.8743,42119.5240,59914.5430,24211.8824,69724.7451,451
Couriers and Messengers22013.9028,89814.8930,97510.2821,3949.8920,57422.5846,963
Court, Municipal, and License Clerks19020.7843,21220.2942,20411.9424,83310.7822,42530.1562,715
Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks7021.7745,27322.4546,71317.0335,42316.5034,32731.6965,929
Customer Service Representatives12,45019.2640,05520.4042,43912.7526,53011.2323,36631.4865,472
Data Entry Keyers47016.4034,10617.7636,92612.9626,95012.2925,56325.6253,297
Desktop Publishers6022.0845,91121.9845,72515.5432,31714.6730,51130.3563,113
Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and AmbulanceN/A20.5542,75422.2846,33513.5428,15813.0027,03235.7874,429
Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs10020.4242,48720.9343,53116.9535,26016.0333,34028.0258,270
Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants1,90032.3567,29432.3167,20124.4450,84922.1145,97941.8387,020
File Clerks31015.5232,29315.8833,01610.5121,8529.9620,70323.8149,532
Financial Clerks, All Other40019.4340,41320.3642,34415.9033,06114.5730,31028.4159,079
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Worke7,00030.0862,56031.5965,70321.9545,65320.1141,82546.5996,919
Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks45011.2323,36711.7224,3769.9920,7689.8420,47514.7830,740
Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping49020.7543,16721.5544,81115.2431,69913.6028,30130.9864,430
Information and Record Clerks, All Other72020.7143,08220.1341,86513.6528,40012.7826,58828.1458,524
Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks3,26023.9249,76624.7651,50220.1541,90718.5238,52932.4467,477
Interviewers, Except Eligibility and Loan45019.5640,70220.3042,22415.0131,21513.5528,17428.7859,877
Legal Secretaries74025.7553,56024.7551,47716.4534,20615.1931,61334.7572,268
Library Assistants, Clerical55014.9631,11215.7732,78310.3521,5309.8120,40723.8149,527
Loan Interviewers and Clerks1,01021.6945,11621.7045,13815.6432,54113.7128,52629.7861,934
Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service1,01016.9835,31117.1135,59611.8924,72310.7022,25724.0850,082
Medical Secretaries97019.9341,45320.8743,41815.4932,21314.1529,44729.5561,468
Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other1,73010.8322,54115.3731,9579.8220,4309.8120,40027.2956,768
Office Clerks, General11,57018.2838,02619.2339,99712.3225,62611.0122,90128.9160,135
Office Machine Operators, Except Computer32018.4938,45818.5638,60312.2025,38110.8122,48326.8055,749
Order Clerks51018.6938,87119.2440,01111.6124,14510.8722,62929.5961,553
Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks59023.5348,94023.5348,92617.7536,90716.0133,30831.5965,722
Police, Fire, and Ambulance Dispatchers34027.6257,46127.4757,12721.9545,66121.1043,87535.1973,195
Postal Service Clerks27027.8857,98924.9151,83018.5638,60915.9733,21228.4759,208
Postal Service Mail Carriers1,33029.3861,10425.0952,19417.6036,60516.4134,12529.9662,306
Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and Processing Machine Operators78027.6057,40424.4650,87117.6836,77215.9633,20028.1258,496
Procurement Clerks26021.7045,12722.4746,73616.7634,85316.1933,68731.4765,461
Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks1,44023.1348,11424.3450,64015.7832,81614.4129,97037.2077,375
Proofreaders and Copy Markers6019.6040,77219.5140,59313.5528,17611.3723,66325.3952,811
Receptionists and Information Clerks4,04016.6234,57316.7134,73812.5326,05811.3323,56722.7347,279
Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks17018.6938,87019.9141,40515.1331,48113.0327,10928.8560,009
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical,8,74020.8243,30821.1543,97614.4730,09212.7726,57930.1762,756
Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks2,40017.4236,22717.8637,15412.3625,70711.1523,18925.3752,770
Statistical Assistants5033.6269,94132.8068,21827.4257,03426.2254,54239.4982,121
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers6,49012.1425,26414.5730,31110.5521,9299.8720,53322.8647,550
Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service18017.6136,63617.4536,29413.4828,03212.5426,07522.9347,692
Telephone OperatorsN/A14.7830,72416.3133,92811.9524,85910.9422,74519.3440,223
Tellers1,29015.1531,51916.1833,65712.8026,63811.9624,86521.2944,274
Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping21017.7736,96318.4238,30812.4425,87811.3123,52625.6953,437
Word Processors and Typists28018.4938,45820.0741,74817.5236,45416.2433,77624.5951,148
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 Farming, Fishing and Forestry Occupations -North Central WDA 1Q2017
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MedianAverageEntry Level10th90th
Hourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / Annual
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations13013.3327,73115.7832,82310.2921,4139.7920,36132.5467,687
Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse9012.7826,58412.9526,9409.9420,6589.7820,35715.3231,866
Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals3013.6928,47814.2929,72611.2023,30510.6922,24519.5440,629
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 Construction and Extraction Occupations -North Central WDA 1Q2017
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MedianAverageEntry Level10th90th
Hourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / Annual
Construction and Extraction Occupations15,57025.9053,86526.6455,40216.5634,44514.9931,17339.9883,166
Brickmasons and BlockmasonsN/A33.8670,41633.4169,48324.5651,07822.9647,76046.1295,913
Carpenters1,91025.4752,96725.2952,62218.3338,13616.5334,37734.1571,039
Carpet InstallersN/A17.2935,97317.2635,90813.7728,64013.1927,43322.4146,606
Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers17021.2544,18922.4546,69816.1333,55214.7830,74733.5869,849
Construction and Building Inspectors20036.3275,54737.0277,00225.8653,78624.0850,08650.24104,511
Construction and Related Workers, All OtherN/A21.7945,32620.1841,96110.6522,1559.7820,35729.7961,952
Construction Laborers2,37020.4042,43921.3944,50015.2531,70213.8328,75630.3663,142
Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers15028.1058,43927.9258,09219.4040,37017.5036,39838.4379,943
Electricians2,20027.2456,65625.8853,81416.0133,29513.8928,88537.0377,029
Elevator Installers and Repairers22047.2198,18045.6995,03231.7466,00228.7459,78762.03129,026
First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Work1,27036.1075,08436.8476,63426.3954,88225.7153,49150.09104,195
Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard TilesN/A32.1366,84430.4763,38422.6247,06219.7140,99139.3881,909
Glaziers11025.2152,43424.8651,69519.3840,30817.6836,78731.3465,174
Hazardous Materials Removal Workers33021.3844,47621.8545,43815.6732,59614.4029,95832.1866,945
Helpers, Construction Trades, All OtherN/A16.1333,55716.0533,37811.2823,4709.7920,36122.4846,766
Helpers--Brickmasons, Blockmasons, Stonemasons, and Tile and Marble SettersN/A26.8355,81222.8147,44413.4327,94712.8326,68531.4965,491
Helpers--Carpenters7016.6834,70715.7532,75912.1125,19011.0823,05119.4140,385
Helpers--Electricians12013.0327,11114.0129,15210.0920,9959.8120,41721.6845,095
Helpers--Extraction WorkersN/A16.3133,90916.1433,58512.4425,88611.5624,03119.2540,043
Highway Maintenance Workers35027.9158,05527.8357,88322.5246,84521.3044,29335.2273,263
Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators92031.4765,45432.5167,62222.3946,58121.0343,75351.59107,301
Painters, Construction and Maintenance35022.5246,85121.8745,48316.3734,04914.0329,20028.9060,114
PipelayersN/A30.6363,72834.2471,22625.3752,77123.2548,35548.58101,044
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters1,58031.2564,98431.9966,55020.3142,25516.8835,11448.53100,952
Reinforcing Iron and Rebar WorkersN/A33.1168,86128.2558,75116.4134,12115.0831,37539.1581,434
Roofers19024.3750,67424.7251,42419.3840,30916.6834,71131.4265,353
Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe CleanersN/A17.2135,80118.4738,41314.4830,11613.6528,38420.0541,694
Sheet Metal Workers43027.8257,87226.9456,01919.7641,11216.7034,74935.3573,535
Structural Iron and Steel Workers18028.4259,12335.2673,33821.2044,10120.4142,45170.50146,653
Tapers10025.6153,27525.8753,80618.2738,00316.6234,56536.0074,876
Tile and Marble SettersN/A27.3956,98225.9453,95021.4044,50618.0437,51630.8764,200
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 Installation, Maintenance and Repair Occupations -North Central WDA 1Q2017
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MedianAverageEntry Level10th90th
Hourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / Annual
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations15,79023.6849,24624.5851,11714.8130,80413.2027,44238.0179,058
Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians38030.6963,83830.6763,79022.5046,79320.2142,03040.1583,506
Automotive Body and Related Repairers57021.6445,01423.4948,85714.8330,84813.5228,11739.3181,750
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics2,75020.4442,51620.6843,00413.5828,25512.0425,03930.0962,585
Avionics TechniciansN/A33.3869,41632.9168,45727.1556,48626.0554,18739.2681,662
Bicycle RepairersN/A13.3227,70613.1527,33511.0522,98310.5621,97215.4732,167
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists71028.2258,68728.0458,33618.7939,08917.0435,43338.9280,962
Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairers20020.6943,02722.2246,20613.5628,20112.7626,54235.2573,321
Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related RepairersN/A20.8043,25621.0443,77017.0035,35316.2633,80627.6757,551
Electrical and Electronics Installers and Repairers, Transportation Equipment30N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment12034.0170,75333.6469,96425.7853,63925.3352,69243.8691,213
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers8044.0991,70042.3688,10135.0972,97729.4861,32750.44104,927
Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor VehiclesN/A16.2633,82217.3436,08113.3527,76212.7326,47125.5453,131
First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers1,16033.0568,73733.3969,44022.3646,51520.3742,36448.55100,987
Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers1,32028.0258,29528.0458,33520.9843,63517.9037,23638.1379,314
Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers26012.6726,34513.5528,18510.6022,0579.8720,52818.9739,459
Home Appliance Repairers8022.3246,41422.2746,31117.2035,77416.0533,40129.5261,409
Industrial Machinery Mechanics74026.5355,20226.8155,76217.8637,13716.1833,65738.8280,742
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, All Other98025.1152,21625.1152,21415.0031,19813.6828,46438.0779,180
Locksmiths and Safe Repairers3027.3256,81127.5857,37022.1646,08720.2442,09635.1073,009
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General2,92020.3942,41721.3044,31913.7328,56312.2425,47131.6365,791
Maintenance Workers, Machinery48024.0149,93524.7951,57316.4834,28514.0729,26037.8078,608
Medical Equipment Repairers12026.5955,29127.4557,08219.8441,25018.8339,17638.0179,052
Millwrights8031.5265,56534.1070,91523.0047,83720.7243,09465.87137,002
Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines24027.9058,03528.0558,36221.9145,57320.6642,96537.3577,686
Motorcycle Mechanics5019.6340,84619.2339,99113.7128,53412.2725,52425.6953,432
Musical Instrument Repairers and Tuners3013.1927,41814.9331,05110.7722,40210.2021,20722.9447,709
Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics36024.2350,39822.7847,40214.5730,31413.1027,23230.9664,406
Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers, All Other6024.8151,61124.8751,73318.4738,41016.9735,30033.8470,396
Riggers6020.8143,27721.7045,13216.3133,91315.8032,86231.4365,383
Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers31026.2754,64726.5755,26419.7841,15718.3238,12536.7576,443
Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers41033.0168,66532.1666,88422.8347,47019.6540,86740.6084,453
Telecommunications Line Installers and RepairersN/A25.7053,46828.9460,18916.8935,11515.1531,52646.5796,881
Tire Repairers and ChangersN/A10.9422,74211.7424,41710.2821,3779.7920,35916.1433,552
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 Production Occupations -North Central WDA 1Q2017
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Hourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / Annual
Production Occupations33,16019.5940,75321.3944,49012.8226,67311.2723,45533.8470,379
Adhesive Bonding Machine Operator/TenderN/A19.5340,61720.4142,46016.9435,22416.0433,35727.4457,092
Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems Assemblers19022.8447,50823.6749,21817.1635,69215.6132,46033.1869,019
Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other85016.3433,97517.1735,72412.3925,78411.2523,39924.7651,491
Bakers52012.3225,62414.1229,36210.6022,0479.8220,42721.2544,198
Butchers and Meat Cutters32019.1939,91619.6840,94114.5530,27212.8526,74027.4157,017
Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters34022.9947,82023.1548,15317.6336,66616.0333,34230.9864,432
Chemical Equipment Operator/Tender19019.3040,13520.0241,65015.6532,56314.2229,58125.5153,069
Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operator/Tender5012.7626,54213.9428,99710.7722,39910.0420,86620.2742,157
Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operator/Tender32017.8537,12818.5638,60914.9030,98913.6028,29124.9551,896
Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers5017.2135,80417.9637,35613.2027,46012.8026,63524.8751,742
Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal a36031.9866,50934.0070,71623.4048,66518.8939,29749.02101,953
Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal/Plastic97021.2644,20521.7345,20116.4634,24115.4832,18929.6261,604
Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operator/TenderN/A18.6338,76018.1437,74812.8826,80111.8324,60524.2550,440
Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operator/Tender23018.0437,51718.2037,87014.9831,14913.8328,77623.5649,007
Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operator/Tender, Metal/Plastic47018.1937,84920.5142,67413.4828,03712.8626,76331.5865,690
Dental Laboratory Technicians7022.3946,56623.7149,30617.1935,75416.5734,47034.7872,362
Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operator/Tender, Metal/PlasticN/A16.3533,99617.0035,36112.3725,73911.0923,05524.2150,362
Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers93017.9237,26219.1239,78613.4327,92912.8626,76228.5859,442
Electromechanical Equipment AssemblersN/A15.3932,00817.1635,69810.1421,0929.8920,57129.0260,351
Engine and Other Machine Assemblers6023.5448,97424.5251,01717.9837,40016.8535,03635.3573,521
Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operator/Tender, Metal/Plastic25018.8139,12318.6338,76213.4828,02812.2025,37524.5851,115
Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operator/Tender6015.4432,11916.3233,94610.9822,83210.4221,68123.9149,735
First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers2,45031.8266,18732.4567,49021.1243,93519.3940,33448.11100,062
Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine Operator/TenderN/A14.3229,79014.8630,89210.8722,62510.2721,35520.4642,549
Food BatchmakersN/A11.4723,84812.3625,71110.4821,7919.8120,40415.8332,925
Food Processing Workers, All OtherN/A11.9024,76412.9226,86510.6022,0529.9320,67217.8637,142
Foundry Mold and Coremakers4014.7130,60215.5932,43611.3723,64910.7422,33422.7747,368
Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operator/Tender2016.5234,35916.4034,10013.1427,33612.4825,95620.4042,440
Furniture Finishers4022.6047,02822.1045,98518.5938,66316.0333,34527.3056,791
Grinding and Polishing Workers, HandN/A16.9235,19816.4834,27510.2021,2119.8020,39523.9049,707
Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operator/Tender, Metal/Plastic66021.0043,68821.1343,95315.0931,38013.6328,36129.8362,047
Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operator/Tender, Metal/Plastic17017.0035,36618.2437,95012.8126,65211.8924,74426.8455,839
Helpers--Production Workers1,45013.0827,19614.1929,51610.6822,2049.9120,61420.3342,292
Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers3,25023.9149,73124.9851,96815.5332,29513.9028,90838.1379,321
Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal WorkersN/A17.8737,15718.1137,67117.1235,61315.8432,94522.1045,983
Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operator/Tender, Metal/Plastic63021.5144,75421.5144,74715.4232,06814.0129,13029.6761,716
Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers67011.9024,76712.6726,35010.8222,51810.0420,87717.1735,722
Layout Workers, Metal/PlasticN/A21.8945,52222.1646,09216.6634,66515.8532,97029.9762,337
Machinists3,17024.7751,51125.1452,29316.9335,20014.7030,57536.5976,114
Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers4012.1325,22412.4825,94011.0723,02810.3021,42715.4132,044
Medical Appliance Technicians7019.0239,57221.4244,54716.1933,68615.2731,76931.8866,305
Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other19017.0835,53017.2035,78114.7730,72413.2827,63821.5444,813
Metal-Refining Furnace Operator/Tender2017.3436,06018.2737,98313.9128,92012.8826,80728.1258,488
Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operator/Tender, Metal/Plastic7024.6851,33024.2650,46318.1637,77216.2433,79231.3565,211
Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operator/TenderN/A18.1737,80119.2039,94614.6530,48313.5528,18026.5955,303
Model Makers, Metal/Plastic2023.3148,48524.4350,82818.0537,54716.3834,06335.8174,475
Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operator/Tender, Metal/Plastic31012.8626,75914.9731,1299.9920,7659.8320,46223.7149,303
Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operator/Tender, Metal/Plastic1,66020.5242,68620.9943,66312.7926,60410.6622,16431.2264,947
Packaging and Filling Machine Operator/Tender60016.2333,76516.9135,17212.1925,34910.9422,76423.9349,771
Painters, Transportation Equipment3028.7759,84034.7572,29819.7641,09715.9933,26166.65138,625
Painting, Coating, and Decorating Workers3022.9147,65522.4046,58919.4940,53116.6234,56726.6855,491
Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operator/Tender23020.9743,62921.7145,15316.8635,06016.0233,32229.3861,115
Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers2028.0358,28627.7057,61024.8251,61922.7947,39631.4265,349
Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine Operators7015.4432,11617.1935,76111.5023,90610.6322,09824.6151,184
Plating and Coating Machine Setters, Operator/Tender, Metal/Plastic36014.9831,15916.1233,52311.3823,67410.5721,98123.4148,691
Power Distributors and Dispatchers14052.91110,05548.38100,63533.5469,76328.2358,71763.77132,643
Power Plant Operators6036.2275,33635.4573,72233.2969,25130.1262,65440.2883,777
Prepress Technicians and Workers11022.4746,74621.0643,82111.5924,0989.8620,51130.8364,127
Print Binding and Finishing Workers26015.8432,93118.0437,52111.8624,67010.1321,05929.8662,109
Printing Press Operators62016.5634,44517.8837,17411.5023,9219.9220,63328.1558,548
Production Workers, All Other82016.2233,75416.6134,54112.6526,32211.5223,95721.9745,708
Rolling Machine Setters, Operator/Tender, Metal/PlasticN/A17.9137,25818.6538,80614.0029,11112.8126,65626.3354,779
Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operator/TenderN/A9.8120,40613.7828,6749.8020,3879.8020,39122.5846,964
Sewing Machine Operators9012.1025,16612.6326,26710.6322,1019.8720,54115.5532,352
Slaughterers and Meat Packers5013.0827,19513.4127,87310.3921,6129.8120,41518.3038,065
Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators4028.5059,27328.0458,30722.7347,27220.4342,48934.5671,882
Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters27027.1656,47926.6655,45119.9941,57219.2640,04835.8374,529
Tailors, Dressmakers, and Custom SewersN/A25.8053,66024.4750,90719.1439,81417.0635,47730.5363,499
Team Assemblers3,13016.8034,93818.3438,15112.2125,39211.0923,06629.0160,329
Tool and Die Makers62028.8860,07329.2760,89620.2742,14616.7234,79340.9985,258
UpholsterersN/A15.8432,94216.6534,63711.5223,95510.2321,27724.2450,411
Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators25031.4265,34531.7265,98325.7853,62224.3650,66939.5782,316
Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers1,03022.8247,47123.4948,85816.5034,31715.7832,84132.3867,342
Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operator/Tender20012.0124,97014.1329,39610.8622,60510.1721,15321.4444,603
Woodworking Machine Setters, Operator/Tender, Except Sawing13017.6436,69917.3336,04216.0333,33715.3831,98819.6540,874
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Transportation and Material Moving Occupations30,76016.6834,69718.1437,72011.5424,01810.3721,57627.8958,011
Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors5023.5348,93423.8649,62216.2433,76315.0831,36334.2271,174
Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants16011.9624,89312.6226,25110.6022,05110.0120,81915.6532,560
Bus Drivers, School or Special Client2,40016.6634,64016.6034,51511.7624,4589.9920,78523.3848,647
Bus Drivers, Transit and Intercity87018.8039,11620.6542,95615.5532,34214.7530,68129.6161,582
Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment95012.4925,96913.6828,44110.4321,7069.9220,62619.5040,552
Commercial Pilots50N/A81,405N/A103,364N/A54,261N/A44,604N/A190,271
Conveyor Operator/TenderN/A16.0133,30515.1531,50110.0020,8069.9320,65022.1746,115
Crane and Tower OperatorsN/A34.9172,59733.1969,02623.1648,16817.8437,11244.4792,489
Driver/Sales Workers67011.2923,48513.5328,14310.0720,9469.8620,51521.9045,556
Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators5016.4634,24216.8435,02311.6824,28510.9622,79024.4350,818
First-Line Supervisors of Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers,71026.2754,64626.0954,28116.4034,10315.2831,78439.3881,917
First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material-Moving Mach64030.0262,42630.9864,44719.8641,31818.7138,91244.3492,238
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers4,76022.9547,74323.2448,33718.1637,77116.6234,55230.9464,354
Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators75017.3936,15319.3840,31614.1029,32213.4527,97229.8162,000
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand8,07014.7430,64415.7132,68611.1423,17810.4121,66723.0347,911
Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers3,44016.3934,08818.0037,45011.6624,24810.4621,76428.6459,570
Machine Feeders and Offbearers14014.6730,51915.3031,81813.2227,48812.4725,93619.0439,591
Material Moving Workers, All Other23015.3832,00315.7932,86210.1221,0469.8720,52722.9747,786
Motor Vehicle Operators, All OtherN/A11.5223,96714.2429,62310.7922,44410.0020,81323.9149,724
Packers and Packagers, Hand3,66015.5032,23217.0835,52811.2423,38410.1521,10926.0754,224
Parking Lot AttendantsN/A10.6522,15111.5724,0659.9020,5869.8820,54314.9931,175
Refuse and Recyclable Material Collectors16019.5840,72720.0941,77316.2633,81015.6332,50525.2052,416
Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs1,24012.4225,81813.9428,98710.8022,47010.1221,04419.2440,038
Transportation Workers, All Other23015.0231,25217.2535,87511.6524,22510.8522,56828.6959,690
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