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Occupational Employment and Wages (1Q 2018): South Central Workforce Development Area
 South Central Workforce Development Area - Occupational Employment and Wages (OES) 1st Quarter 2018  
South 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 -South Central WDA 1Q2018
Occupations
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Estimated
Employment
Occupational WagesWage Percentile Ranges
MedianAverageEntry Level10th90th
Hourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / Annual
Total all occupations330,43027.5357,27912.3025,59011.0122,90721.6344,97249.68103,340
Management Occupations18,37061.77128,46633.3869,43828.5659,40454.45113,262>100.00>208,000
Chief Executives28077.46161,11831.2364,96926.2354,54867.73140,874>100.00>208,000
General and Operations Managers5,06070.32146,27133.5369,73029.0360,38358.76122,207>100.00>208,000
Legislators30N/A46,009N/A21,441N/A21,444N/A21,455N/A108,487
Advertising and Promotions Managers3049.62103,22029.7561,87225.3752,77146.9397,61781.63169,793
Marketing Managers53064.86134,91137.1577,26933.0168,64858.05120,759>100.00>208,000
Sales Managers1,07069.32144,18937.6578,31133.7370,16460.87126,602>100.00>208,000
Public Relations and Fundraising Managers15056.36117,21734.6472,06031.0564,56851.42106,94989.18185,502
Administrative Services Managers74051.22106,55736.3975,70732.3367,25050.01104,01070.22146,063
Computer and Information Systems Managers87063.10131,26641.7286,79139.4582,04357.41119,40893.54194,558
Financial Managers1,55066.95139,26439.9383,04636.1675,22057.78120,168>100.00>208,000
Industrial Production Managers50062.09129,15541.2685,82338.6780,43157.44119,46989.81186,807
Purchasing Managers19053.64111,58336.6276,17033.1969,03750.39104,80781.06168,592
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers19052.88109,97734.5271,79232.5367,66450.54105,11676.48159,079
Compensation and Benefits Managers3057.39119,36239.7182,60435.6374,11054.14112,61280.14166,697
Human Resources Managers31056.45117,41535.4573,73131.2765,03949.44102,83882.58171,754
Training and Development Managers9058.92122,55334.9772,73933.1568,95849.71103,39785.97178,800
Construction Managers54059.88124,55737.4377,84334.4171,57757.14118,87086.44179,793
Education Administrators, Preschool and Childcare Center/Program14029.8061,99216.5534,42614.9831,16525.5353,10257.65119,917
Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School810N/A127,412N/A94,420N/A74,328N/A131,421N/A168,428
Education Administrators, Postsecondary77038.2379,51422.6947,19821.6144,93434.0270,74860.90126,664
Education Administrators, All Other9047.0297,80031.8966,33129.1660,65346.1696,02266.45138,218
Architectural and Engineering Managers41068.39142,24851.97108,10747.6799,15765.99137,25590.70188,663
Food Service Managers24031.6065,72719.9141,42817.6836,77629.8862,15748.68101,268
Lodging Managers4028.6659,60719.1639,84117.4936,37926.9356,02244.6992,962
Medical and Health Services Managers1,53064.38133,90543.0089,43341.3185,93457.22119,01999.11206,154
Natural Sciences ManagersN/A85.33177,49547.1198,00043.5990,65975.27156,558>100.00>208,000
Postmasters and Mail Superintendents3039.1881,49633.5169,68832.5567,69638.8380,78547.6599,119
Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers38030.0062,39918.4738,42516.4934,29825.7653,58348.0099,843
Social and Community Service Managers62041.1085,48123.8249,54120.8143,28037.1777,31267.26139,905
Emergency Management Directors2039.7982,76118.8239,15210.3221,45236.5275,95455.58115,619
Managers, All Other90058.14120,93933.3469,36328.4659,19754.00112,32791.56190,442
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 Business Occupations -South Central WDA 1Q2018
Occupations
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Estimated
Employment
Occupational WagesWage Percentile Ranges
MedianAverageEntry Level10th90th
Hourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / Annual
Business and Financial Operations Occupations12,20038.1979,44423.0047,85320.7843,22834.8172,40659.23123,193
Buyers and Purchasing Agents81032.1066,76120.8843,44417.6636,72731.6165,74447.6599,114
Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators54034.3471,44324.3250,58622.0345,82333.7670,21648.11100,065
Compliance Officers, Except Agriculture, Construction, Health and Safety, and Transportation56039.4582,05327.2756,72625.3752,77137.9979,02055.48115,389
Cost Estimators37035.4273,66323.1348,09721.4744,67034.6772,11451.71107,575
Human Resources Specialists84032.8068,23122.6747,15620.7943,24131.9566,45147.7099,219
Labor Relations Specialists30027.5157,21210.5922,04110.3121,44823.0847,99752.56109,320
Logisticians12040.1283,44129.6361,62728.2558,76137.3377,65858.99122,695
Management Analysts93047.9999,81931.9966,52529.4161,17345.5694,77070.58146,791
Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners10029.0360,36518.8339,16617.3536,08128.1158,46241.5986,504
Fundraisers29033.6569,99721.5544,80920.7043,04531.2064,89650.09104,198
Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists12034.4771,68522.6447,07721.6344,99029.7761,92959.25123,230
Training and Development Specialists57034.7072,18221.4144,53919.0239,56031.3265,14256.86118,270
Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists99032.8168,25720.6342,89419.7341,03428.8860,08254.87114,129
Business Operations Specialists, All Other1,25037.6578,30522.9547,74219.8341,25337.1477,24855.44115,307
Accountants and Auditors2,11037.9979,01724.9051,79822.8247,47834.9272,63258.40121,473
Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate7037.1577,26427.1856,53626.2154,51035.5573,93753.56111,413
Budget Analysts9038.7480,58429.4861,31427.4457,08937.0777,09754.67113,727
Credit Analysts11037.2777,52223.9749,86421.0443,77637.1477,25954.68113,739
Financial Analysts45040.1283,45524.8951,78622.4246,64136.5876,08157.75120,118
Personal Financial Advisors34069.22143,97626.2654,61525.5853,20345.9695,596>100.00>208,000
Insurance Underwriters20036.6276,17124.0950,10321.8645,46731.0764,62350.22104,461
Financial Examiners9057.93120,49836.3575,61833.9970,68254.98114,36989.73186,641
Credit CounselorsN/A20.9843,65017.5336,46716.7534,84121.0243,73424.8251,621
Loan Officers48052.50109,19624.7951,57022.3446,48039.8782,92794.29196,126
Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents9042.9589,33527.1456,44825.8953,84841.8186,97262.42129,844
Tax Preparers10026.6055,33216.5134,35515.6532,54525.0252,03141.4986,285
Financial Specialists, All Other13041.0685,41125.7953,64322.3846,56137.2177,40262.89130,808
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 Computer Occupations -South Central WDA 1Q2018
Occupations
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Estimated
Employment
Occupational WagesWage Percentile Ranges
MedianAverageEntry Level10th90th
Hourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / Annual
Computer and Mathematical Occupations6,88040.6584,54624.7251,40322.1346,01639.0281,17962.28129,542
Computer Systems Analysts82041.6886,69930.5663,56427.2056,59340.7884,81957.50119,590
Information Security Analysts12046.3296,32628.6659,59525.1152,22346.5296,74968.31142,077
Computer Programmers35039.2781,67625.2952,58423.3748,59440.1883,58457.32119,222
Software Developers, Applications1,29048.92101,74433.9870,66531.7265,98147.1498,04671.78149,304
Software Developers, Systems Software87046.8997,53530.8864,23427.3556,87546.0195,69665.93137,145
Web Developers22031.6065,73920.5842,81820.1341,86529.5361,42748.23100,321
Database Administrators19044.0191,54730.1362,66927.2956,76144.3392,18862.50130,009
Network and Computer Systems Administrators48042.2287,82631.4965,49828.7459,76541.4886,28258.64121,972
Computer Network Architects17059.89124,57243.7791,03142.1687,70658.66122,02381.75170,034
Computer User Support Specialists1,75028.5959,45819.3940,32217.7236,86027.8257,87340.3483,920
Computer Network Support Specialists20040.9785,23524.7151,39421.8345,41143.4190,30359.94124,676
Computer Occupations, All Other15040.7784,79524.7251,40620.5042,63639.4582,04862.12129,194
Actuaries3062.79130,60341.7986,92038.3579,78157.03118,62292.92193,265
Operations Research Analysts11034.1471,01521.5044,72120.2842,17227.2256,63158.93122,571
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 Architecture and Engineering Occupations -South Central WDA 1Q2018
Occupations
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Estimated
Employment
Occupational WagesWage Percentile Ranges
MedianAverageEntry Level10th90th
Hourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / Annual
Architecture and Engineering Occupations5,19041.8487,02626.9656,06924.1850,28140.4084,02861.93128,817
Architects, Except Landscape and Naval21040.5184,24524.0249,95421.3644,40838.2179,47265.34135,906
Landscape Architects2037.7778,55535.8274,48932.8268,26537.2177,38145.8795,416
Cartographers and Photogrammetrists3033.4269,51324.0550,00721.9545,67434.1871,08645.7395,110
SurveyorsN/A31.9366,39824.9251,82322.8447,49829.4161,16046.5096,721
Aerospace Engineers6046.5996,91230.9064,26727.3256,82149.99103,98762.81130,642
Biomedical Engineers12049.91103,81833.6570,00527.2056,59148.65101,18976.18158,449
Chemical Engineers3044.2291,99428.2358,71723.4748,81244.6692,90364.37133,898
Civil Engineers59043.5890,65832.1066,75629.5661,47843.4690,40158.01120,664
Computer Hardware Engineers15047.4198,61331.9666,47828.4259,11045.9995,66569.52144,606
Electrical Engineers53046.1495,98032.0066,55930.2462,90944.2892,10566.64138,590
Electronics Engineers, Except Computer23056.80118,12438.5780,22634.1070,92455.62115,67687.31181,612
Environmental Engineers6037.8278,65525.8553,77724.2550,42935.9774,80656.32117,143
Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors3042.5588,49732.9968,63332.0066,54838.7580,60061.25127,399
Industrial Engineers70045.2194,03131.0964,68129.7161,79843.9291,36063.07131,180
Materials Engineers10051.27106,63440.2483,70836.6176,14950.67105,40466.65138,625
Mechanical Engineers73042.3688,10327.6657,53023.6649,21539.6382,43359.77124,326
Engineers, All Other27049.63103,21935.3573,52232.0766,71050.91105,88168.01141,455
Architectural and Civil Drafters16031.2564,99324.7451,45522.5947,00229.5261,40238.8980,895
Electrical and Electronics Drafters9033.7270,14123.4248,70820.7443,13032.9468,51548.24100,355
Mechanical Drafters9030.6763,78023.5048,88621.5244,76729.1460,62542.6088,605
Civil Engineering Technicians11031.5265,55822.8647,53921.4444,58829.6461,65945.8895,430
Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians31030.7463,93420.5442,73217.9037,23031.0364,55744.5492,642
Electro-Mechanical Technicians3034.1571,02826.3654,83124.8651,70334.3971,54645.0593,692
Environmental Engineering Technicians4025.9653,98919.1039,72119.2440,02427.1756,52832.4567,506
Industrial Engineering Technicians8025.6853,41616.4534,21613.7128,51126.0154,09837.5678,128
Mechanical Engineering Technicians14035.5373,89922.8547,53320.1741,93837.0577,08049.50102,973
Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other9035.8174,47926.6955,50825.5853,20835.2673,33748.69101,288
Surveying and Mapping Technicians8025.0752,15418.8439,19116.9335,21124.8751,73233.3669,394
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 Life, Physical and Social Science Occupations -South Central WDA 1Q2018
Occupations
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Estimated
Employment
Occupational WagesWage Percentile Ranges
MedianAverageEntry Level10th90th
Hourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / Annual
Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations2,62043.3890,23422.5046,80220.1241,85038.5580,16971.36148,430
MicrobiologistsN/A61.02126,92031.8666,25827.2356,64648.09100,023>100.00>208,000
Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists1048.39100,64730.6063,64229.2460,80846.2796,24471.52148,757
Biological Scientists, All Other1043.3590,16929.0560,42426.8755,89043.5790,63761.86128,667
Conservation Scientists2044.9093,41038.5880,24036.7676,46346.0495,77457.03118,620
EpidemiologistsN/A49.99103,97736.0074,88634.1971,11543.3390,12467.84141,113
Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists33068.32142,11637.3177,59233.3569,37253.25110,756>100.00>208,000
Life Scientists, All Other7034.4471,63725.0552,10022.9347,69129.4261,19558.11120,851
Physicists4067.70140,80838.9481,01035.9874,82867.36140,090>100.00>208,000
Chemists31052.07108,31929.4061,14526.6955,49948.07100,00081.50169,521
Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health7041.1785,62125.6353,30822.1646,09439.7782,70758.88122,457
Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers1038.0779,17931.3565,20324.9251,82735.8874,62865.82136,919
Physical Scientists, All OtherN/A58.65122,00844.4992,54341.4586,21549.29102,51778.29162,844
EconomistsN/A53.29110,84843.6090,70639.4281,99055.72115,90663.94132,996
Survey Researchers5022.8647,55011.3523,61110.7022,25212.4325,84349.64103,244
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists34040.9085,07327.8858,00424.5651,10341.3986,09557.06118,679
Urban and Regional Planners8032.7168,02519.5440,64116.1033,47734.2171,15247.3598,501
Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other7033.5669,80322.8147,43621.1443,97633.3269,29848.21100,290
Chemical Technicians19022.8047,41416.8334,99615.9733,22222.1346,03131.4765,461
Social Science Research Assistants7024.2650,46616.6334,60415.5732,38022.6947,19136.4175,738
Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health4025.0652,12615.5732,37014.0729,26621.6745,08344.4592,449
Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians, All Other8028.2558,75321.6344,99920.3942,41124.6151,19132.1466,844
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 Community and Social Services Occupations -South Central WDA 1Q2018
Occupations
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Estimated
Employment
Occupational WagesWage Percentile Ranges
MedianAverageEntry Level10th90th
Hourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / Annual
Community and Social Services Occupations7,53025.9453,95114.8130,80013.1527,35523.7849,47442.1887,731
Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors73029.9262,22116.3133,92914.2729,66631.7065,93646.6096,926
Marriage and Family TherapistsN/A29.5961,55821.6244,96120.4442,52226.3954,88945.3394,289
Rehabilitation Counselors30027.6257,45715.5332,28913.9328,98229.8262,03040.8985,065
Substance abuse, behavioral disorder, and mental health counselors1,08023.0547,94914.2329,59613.0427,11722.4346,65535.6274,103
Counselors, All Other18020.4142,45014.9331,04711.6924,30319.5840,72928.9960,304
Child, Family, and School Social Workers1,02029.0460,39818.3838,22116.7334,81727.5657,31942.1887,739
Healthcare Social Workers75033.5269,71919.9141,42417.7236,85333.3969,45049.87103,732
Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers55028.8059,91220.0941,79018.7839,05428.1058,44441.2585,793
Social Workers, All Other10034.8572,49521.8945,54715.6232,48936.8876,70648.21100,291
Health Educators11036.1575,19219.9341,45718.1937,83536.0374,93457.80120,225
Social and Human Service Assistants1,89018.2437,93912.3825,74011.3023,50516.9035,14828.4859,253
Community Health Workers7024.4750,90217.0635,48516.2733,83322.1446,05038.7980,694
Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other27023.2848,43415.3832,01013.4928,05220.4142,45836.7976,521
Clergy16026.1454,37317.0535,46614.6530,48724.5150,98639.2881,695
Directors, Religious Activities and Education2020.5942,83413.5028,08112.5526,11217.1435,65736.8176,576
Religious Workers, All Other2022.8847,59314.9231,03810.2721,34824.4050,74931.0664,617
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 Legal Occupations -South Central WDA 1Q2018
Occupations
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Estimated
Employment
Occupational WagesWage Percentile Ranges
MedianAverageEntry Level10th90th
Hourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / Annual
Legal Occupations2,75051.82107,77924.2950,52822.1646,09835.7474,342>100.00>208,000
Lawyers1,43072.23150,23034.6472,04832.0466,63957.49119,573>100.00>208,000
Paralegals and Legal Assistants1,10028.1158,46620.9143,48218.2037,85027.6857,58038.4679,994
Court Reporters5025.8753,81017.9037,23314.1729,46229.0260,36130.8064,072
Title Examiners, Abstractors, and SearchersN/A21.9545,65517.1835,73216.3033,89921.9445,64428.7359,747
Legal Support Workers, All OtherN/A23.1648,17811.0723,02110.7122,27425.3452,69034.0670,852
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 Education, Training and Library Occupations -South Central WDA 1Q2018
Occupations
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Estimated
Employment
Occupational WagesWage Percentile Ranges
MedianAverageEntry Level10th90th
Hourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / Annual
Education, Training, and Library Occupations25,91033.4069,47315.0131,22512.2825,53129.9462,25954.00112,328
Business Teachers, Postsecondary600N/A72,815N/A30,789N/A21,348N/A63,227N/A132,918
Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary40N/A96,258N/A54,086N/A31,836N/A96,266N/A151,964
Mathematical Science Teachers, PostsecondaryN/AN/A75,852N/A47,051N/A43,251N/A71,291N/A117,906
Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary50N/A96,526N/A62,131N/A58,722N/A96,256N/A140,231
Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary20N/A80,658N/A43,139N/A21,349N/A75,426N/A121,702
Environmental Science Teachers, Postsecondary60N/A77,894N/A55,236N/A52,729N/A75,562N/A108,716
Physics Teachers, Postsecondary30N/A85,587N/A51,668N/A48,650N/A75,100N/A127,989
Anthropology and Archeology Teachers, Postsecondary10N/A75,951N/A55,865N/A53,120N/A72,638N/A104,305
Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary40N/A145,025N/A64,791N/A60,143N/A114,239N/A>208,000
Psychology Teachers, PostsecondaryN/AN/A104,694N/A67,561N/A67,097N/A94,252N/A163,359
Sociology Teachers, PostsecondaryN/AN/A99,421N/A65,642N/A66,543N/A91,869N/A139,116
Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary1,120N/A182,067N/A75,533N/A66,933N/A164,140N/A>208,000
Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary330N/A98,939N/A60,541N/A55,991N/A95,015N/A155,500
Education Teachers, Postsecondary60N/A96,474N/A61,781N/A56,364N/A89,210N/A132,817
Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary40N/A75,204N/A35,621N/A26,192N/A76,131N/A123,162
Social Work Teachers, Postsecondary40N/A75,469N/A48,208N/A43,889N/A75,885N/A106,493
Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary230N/A55,490N/A35,878N/A33,866N/A39,629N/A102,018
Communications Teachers, Postsecondary50N/A88,636N/A64,781N/A61,148N/A86,576N/A125,316
English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary100N/A76,335N/A48,119N/A41,710N/A74,118N/A118,291
Foreign Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary50N/A69,872N/A45,512N/A43,026N/A68,384N/A107,959
Philosophy and Religion Teachers, PostsecondaryN/AN/A69,671N/A46,290N/A36,972N/A68,695N/A102,746
Graduate Teaching Assistants720N/A44,583N/A31,225N/A27,761N/A40,312N/A63,694
Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary11021.7645,25813.9629,03711.2923,48818.7438,96635.3873,580
Postsecondary Teachers, All OtherN/AN/A79,241N/A23,501N/A22,062N/A76,326N/A155,329
Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education85017.7536,91212.0925,15411.1323,14916.1233,52828.4759,225
Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education430N/A73,123N/A50,992N/A46,419N/A71,102N/A103,171
Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education4,060N/A78,244N/A51,248N/A47,514N/A77,018N/A107,272
Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Educa2,450N/A80,715N/A56,074N/A52,505N/A80,150N/A107,947
Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School70N/A72,473N/A50,295N/A46,264N/A73,544N/A100,051
Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Ed2,540N/A81,139N/A52,282N/A47,860N/A81,158N/A115,053
Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School490N/A80,260N/A62,271N/A57,554N/A83,213N/A102,258
Special Education Teachers, PreschoolN/AN/A80,565N/A62,598N/A56,599N/A84,067N/A102,996
Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School710N/A88,503N/A57,189N/A52,393N/A87,383N/A134,528
Special Education Teachers, Middle School180N/A74,927N/A51,275N/A46,692N/A76,696N/A101,720
Special Education Teachers, Secondary School360N/A71,271N/A53,116N/A50,147N/A69,728N/A98,387
Special Education Teachers, All Other30N/A61,102N/A40,686N/A40,229N/A58,487N/A86,004
Self-Enrichment Education Teachers49026.5555,23115.5932,42513.2927,64927.7957,81138.4479,955
Teachers and Instructors, All Other, Except Substitute Teachers630N/A62,194N/A33,181N/A28,276N/A59,651N/A108,428
Substitute Teachers1,02015.3631,95511.8224,58910.9622,79413.8928,90222.5346,869
Archivists1023.3648,58717.7736,96016.3934,08122.6747,14531.2965,082
Librarians55032.8068,22123.1048,05320.6442,94531.3465,18947.8699,554
Library Technicians34023.2248,30315.3431,92514.0429,20622.6147,04934.4871,708
Audio-Visual and Multimedia Collections SpecialistsN/A29.7261,82916.3734,05812.9526,92630.2562,91546.5396,778
Instructional Coordinators12042.3087,99923.6749,24121.6745,07741.8086,93863.55132,177
Teacher Assistants4,700N/A32,036N/A23,091N/A21,353N/A31,359N/A44,742
Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other7024.8951,77316.8935,12416.2333,75722.6647,11637.0377,036
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 Arts,Design,Entertainment,Sports,Media Occupations -South Central WDA 1Q2018
Occupations
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Occupational WagesWage Percentile Ranges
MedianAverageEntry Level10th90th
Hourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / Annual
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations3,36026.7155,54613.3127,69110.5221,88424.7051,36242.9789,376
Art Directors11032.4467,48526.6655,44925.7053,46330.4563,34144.6592,874
Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators2030.7764,00122.2946,36021.0443,75829.9162,20743.5390,549
Multimedia Artists and Animators3025.8653,80214.8330,84713.4828,03026.0054,06439.7382,636
Commercial and Industrial Designers7029.6861,74518.6438,78517.3636,11827.8457,90646.3396,349
Floral Designers8016.3834,07513.3327,73612.5926,19914.9731,14322.2446,253
Graphic Designers32027.6357,48018.7238,93216.8334,99926.0954,27139.5182,183
Interior Designers5028.1258,48317.5736,54716.8435,01627.7357,67640.4084,023
Merchandise Displayers and Window TrimmersN/A13.4127,89410.6922,25010.2721,34412.4125,81016.8335,005
Designers, All OtherN/A27.4857,16317.9237,27011.8924,74431.5665,64338.2479,552
Actors9027.40N/A26.65N/A25.26N/A27.89N/A30.52N/A
Producers and Directors16031.4065,30219.5540,65418.0137,46428.9360,17347.1698,096
Athletes and Sports Competitors50N/A56,425N/A27,030N/A24,210N/A52,650N/A93,863
Coaches and Scouts860N/A44,374N/A21,715N/A21,341N/A36,407N/A79,189
ChoreographersN/A26.8755,89716.6134,54513.8728,84926.2254,54441.7086,729
Music Directors and Composers1062.89130,79622.7247,24814.3729,88882.45171,47899.45206,873
Musicians and SingersN/A57.28N/A18.08N/A10.27N/A59.15N/A>100.00N/A
Reporters and Correspondents4018.5638,60912.7826,58511.8924,73117.0535,46727.3656,895
Public Relations Specialists23033.8570,40123.7049,30321.2044,10732.0766,70649.95103,906
Editors14039.1381,37622.4046,59119.7441,05235.3073,41070.06145,724
Technical Writers8040.0783,33827.9358,09324.6051,18738.4479,95459.34123,427
Writers and Authors12033.9870,68022.9247,68221.0643,81334.5971,93146.7997,322
Interpreters and Translators4026.9155,97720.0041,60718.5238,52924.7951,56636.4075,714
Media and Communication Workers, All Other12022.5046,81114.5830,34013.0927,23520.6542,96237.3577,687
Audio and Video Equipment Technicians10024.4150,76914.2629,66211.6524,23124.2550,44737.6278,249
Broadcast TechniciansN/A16.1633,60314.3829,91411.5624,04516.7334,80618.6938,884
Photographers9019.9841,57611.3523,62410.8822,61116.8134,94637.1277,209
Film and Video EditorsN/A16.4434,19111.2923,47810.6522,16412.2225,40127.6957,599
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 Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations -South Central WDA 1Q2018
Occupations
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MedianAverageEntry Level10th90th
Hourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / Annual
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations26,30044.3292,17723.4548,77319.9241,43837.7478,50969.71144,996
Dentists, General290123.57257,026>100.00>208,00067.52140,445>100.00>208,000>100.00>208,000
Dietitians and Nutritionists20034.5571,85326.7555,63024.7051,37435.1673,13243.7691,006
Optometrists5057.10118,75943.4190,29825.0852,17459.75124,27576.22158,546
Pharmacists74058.69122,07946.0395,73642.0587,46259.35123,45077.26160,688
AnesthesiologistsN/A138.97289,060>100.00>208,00095.71199,062>100.00>208,000>100.00>208,000
Family and General Practitioners130108.06224,75769.58144,73256.20116,88399.29206,536>100.00>208,000
Internists, General140136.63284,199>100.00>208,00091.88191,100>100.00>208,000>100.00>208,000
Obstetricians and Gynecologists180142.17295,694>100.00>208,000>100.00>208,000>100.00>208,000>100.00>208,000
SurgeonsN/A118.51246,495>100.00>208,00018.9239,349>100.00>208,000>100.00>208,000
Physicians and Surgeons, All Other1,190110.74230,33567.94141,33458.25121,153>100.00>208,000>100.00>208,000
Physician Assistants42056.33117,16746.1195,92243.6390,76557.25119,09472.06149,872
Podiatrists5055.15114,70622.6847,17522.1245,99353.72111,72695.41198,457
Occupational Therapists41043.9391,36534.0170,73132.0866,72444.0691,65158.50121,682
Physical Therapists94042.6188,62032.6867,96730.7463,92942.9789,38056.52117,572
Recreational Therapists8034.9372,66425.5053,02822.8747,55835.6074,05146.3196,319
Respiratory Therapists31035.0172,82928.1458,52526.8755,89334.0170,73746.8497,441
Speech-Language Pathologists30040.9585,17629.9862,35727.9158,04541.3686,01855.43115,301
Therapists, All Other8030.9564,38825.0252,03722.7647,32630.0662,52240.1183,439
Veterinarians24051.64107,40230.6463,72118.3638,18550.20104,42270.14145,884
Registered Nurses9,66039.8782,91431.5765,67528.8159,92739.5882,33950.91105,874
Nurse AnesthetistsN/A67.80141,02723.8249,54218.5938,67176.52159,150>100.00>208,000
Nurse Midwives2054.91114,21446.9897,71544.5392,62256.17116,81964.58134,340
Nurse Practitioners59054.13112,60141.9887,31941.3485,98754.20112,73470.22146,052
Audiologists2041.7886,89930.3163,05027.8257,87942.9289,28957.07118,711
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other13042.6388,66531.0364,54631.7766,09338.9380,98362.12129,195
Clinical Laboratory Technologists and Technicians1,48029.2060,75517.6736,75216.4034,11328.8059,90745.2494,093
Dental Hygienists81040.1183,43628.4459,16323.3548,55142.4088,19350.17104,371
Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians5044.4192,35726.5355,18225.8553,78039.7782,70674.77155,515
Diagnostic Medical SonographersN/A39.9483,07931.0464,55828.9760,26440.4484,11351.29106,679
Nuclear Medicine Technologists5043.9991,49534.5271,78732.7768,16141.8286,98766.97139,297
Radiologic Technologists and Technicians54034.0170,73025.4252,87623.6449,17033.4769,62446.5796,874
Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists7032.9868,60822.3346,44521.2444,18832.2267,01948.71101,330
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics84024.1650,25717.1235,60316.3333,95923.7549,40834.0870,881
Dietetic Technicians8016.9835,31611.4123,73610.9022,66816.3734,05224.9551,900
Pharmacy Technicians98017.5836,55313.0527,15012.2825,53417.1335,62524.3050,547
Surgical Technologists33024.6551,25618.2737,99516.9035,13924.4650,87633.3169,271
Veterinary Technologists and Technicians47023.8549,61615.9933,26714.9030,98020.1341,85743.8491,192
Ophthalmic Medical Technicians23022.0345,81615.8132,89014.5730,31020.6642,97431.8966,325
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses1,62028.4359,14424.6651,27722.8247,46828.4059,08235.6374,119
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians36023.5648,99416.9935,33816.2933,86922.3846,55832.6267,835
Opticians, Dispensing23020.4942,62013.2927,64312.6226,24715.4832,19733.8770,444
Hearing Aid Specialists3020.6242,90616.5434,41115.7532,75020.1741,95624.6751,315
Health Technologists and Technicians, All Other23024.8951,77516.3233,95215.5732,37722.6447,10337.7378,490
Occupational Health and Safety Specialists12041.1185,50731.6865,89229.6961,75440.4484,11455.48115,394
Occupational Health and Safety Technicians5020.8543,35313.0327,10112.4025,79917.7536,91437.2677,499
Athletic Trainers50N/A57,482N/A41,597N/A38,074N/A55,446N/A83,157
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other12043.4290,32221.3344,38419.9741,54439.9883,16459.67124,116
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 Healthcare Support Occupations -South Central WDA 1Q2018
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MedianAverageEntry Level10th90th
Hourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / Annual
Healthcare Support Occupations10,31018.3338,13413.4227,91312.7226,45817.5536,50625.2652,556
Home Health Aides1,02014.7130,59711.4323,76410.9022,67114.0129,15119.1739,889
Psychiatric Aides22016.2333,75513.1627,37012.4325,83915.3631,95419.6740,902
Nursing Assistants4,57017.0835,50613.5128,10212.8826,77916.8935,12522.5846,960
Orderlies21018.0237,47815.6332,52614.3329,81118.0437,53222.0945,963
Occupational Therapy Assistants13031.4165,34827.6357,47026.0554,19531.1464,76738.1879,411
Physical Therapist Assistants14028.8259,95520.9643,60417.3936,17129.1260,57238.6180,318
Physical Therapist Aides9015.1531,51011.2223,34610.8122,49313.5928,25323.3548,575
Massage Therapists29020.3942,39915.7132,66615.2431,71118.2637,98530.7663,961
Dental Assistants90022.0045,75418.4038,27416.9535,26421.8445,41627.4757,143
Medical Assistants1,60018.2838,01413.5928,26612.8126,63417.4836,34225.0452,072
Medical Equipment Preparers13020.8543,35817.2235,81116.3033,91119.9741,51827.7357,682
Medical Transcriptionists13021.8945,52215.7232,68614.4830,12322.2046,16430.1862,782
Pharmacy AidesN/A14.3029,75011.5524,03510.8122,48512.4525,89719.6840,938
Phlebotomists38020.2142,03616.8935,12615.9633,21519.5540,67225.3752,764
Healthcare Support Workers, All Other24021.2744,24316.9035,15316.0633,40821.4544,61226.8455,824
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 Protective Service Occupations -South Central WDA 1Q2018
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MedianAverageEntry Level10th90th
Hourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / Annual
Protective Service Occupations7,01028.0358,29314.0629,24911.7224,36827.5957,39044.5892,716
First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives40047.0997,95736.7376,39935.0972,98646.3496,38864.90134,984
First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers24041.7886,91135.3773,57734.0370,77939.7782,72252.85109,920
First-Line Supervisors of Protective Service Workers, All Other9025.1252,24115.5832,42313.9529,00524.1250,17239.3581,853
Firefighters75034.3071,36025.9153,89423.3248,50735.8774,60041.9487,239
Fire Inspectors and Investigators4036.3775,66129.2660,87623.2548,35937.5778,12646.8297,385
Detectives and Criminal Investigators20050.26104,53735.5673,97033.9470,59941.7986,92274.62155,201
Parking Enforcement Workers4021.2744,25016.4734,25814.8430,88019.8841,36329.9662,319
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers1,48034.8772,53226.0154,10524.0850,08935.8174,47946.0095,688
Animal Control Workers4022.0945,95114.2529,63610.4021,62722.2646,30831.5365,572
Private Detectives and InvestigatorsN/A22.1346,02316.9735,30916.2933,90022.2746,32729.4961,339
Security Guards2,08017.3136,01311.8124,55910.6922,22215.7232,69926.7255,577
Crossing Guards18020.2542,13010.3921,60910.3921,61310.4021,63048.61101,105
Lifeguards, Ski Patrol, and Other Recreational Protective Service Workers29012.0225,00310.8922,66510.4021,62211.5424,00314.5330,233
Transportation Security Screeners1022.7547,32119.2540,02918.0837,62421.2444,17128.5259,340
Protective Service Workers, All Other25018.9739,45011.6124,15210.5021,85114.9831,16034.7472,261
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 Food Preparation and Serving-Related Occupations -South Central WDA 1Q2018
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MedianAverageEntry Level10th90th
Hourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / Annual
Food Preparation and Serving-Related Occupations29,15013.2027,45910.7222,28610.3921,61811.6624,25618.6038,689
Chefs and Head Cooks22027.1856,53719.3440,22117.1935,74627.1256,41537.7178,440
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers1,97019.1539,84412.0124,99711.2823,47817.0435,44630.7964,045
Cooks, Fast FoodN/A11.5624,04210.3921,60910.3921,61410.9122,69814.1229,382
Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria74019.5640,69714.5330,22812.9927,01918.6438,76727.7857,778
Cooks, Restaurant2,47013.9829,08411.2123,31010.6322,09212.5926,18919.1539,832
Cooks, Short Order39013.4127,89510.7822,41910.4021,62012.8526,72418.1437,737
Cooks, All Other6019.3640,27313.3327,72011.8524,64218.0237,48928.4159,087
Food Preparation Workers3,17014.1529,44111.0623,00810.4121,65112.8126,63020.0541,696
Bartenders1,60011.3623,62510.3921,60910.3921,61410.6922,22512.6326,273
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food7,02011.9624,89111.0422,96010.4021,62711.5323,99014.3429,826
Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop1,07011.5624,04910.7022,25410.3921,61811.2123,31813.6028,287
Waiters and Waitresses5,93011.9324,81210.3921,61010.3921,61310.4021,62915.2631,740
Food Servers, Nonrestaurant1,09014.4129,97411.4423,79310.9422,76713.7528,60419.3240,190
Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers55011.6124,16110.8122,49210.4021,62011.2723,44212.6226,254
Dishwashers1,25011.6024,13010.6322,10310.3921,61711.3023,50913.8028,714
Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop61011.3823,65910.5321,90510.3921,61611.0823,04912.6426,291
Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other11014.7930,76711.1823,25610.6322,10213.1027,25022.9747,773
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 Building/Grounds Cleaning/Maintenance Occupations -South Central WDA 1Q2018
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MedianAverageEntry Level10th90th
Hourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / Annual
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations12,00016.4234,15211.2523,40710.7422,33114.1829,49625.3952,804
First-Line Supervisors of Housekeeping and Janitorial Workers37027.3956,97116.9135,16312.3725,72927.7957,80640.5084,237
First-Line Supervisors of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundsk17029.1960,71219.5240,61420.0741,74928.4959,26640.7384,715
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners7,53015.4232,07211.2123,32810.6422,12212.9526,93424.3550,648
Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners1,37012.8626,74611.2823,46010.6122,05212.1325,22416.1333,538
Building Cleaning Workers, All Other1015.0031,19311.0222,91910.4321,70011.5824,09327.4657,124
Pest Control Workers8017.4136,21113.3227,71012.6226,24516.6834,70124.4350,803
Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers2,43018.7438,97212.9026,82711.9724,89917.2335,83625.7153,466
Tree Trimmers and Pruners1032.6567,91823.2748,40722.3446,46230.4663,36153.40111,069
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 Personal Care and Service Occupations -South Central WDA 1Q2018
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Hourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / Annual
Personal Care and Service Occupations15,62015.5432,33211.2423,38210.6722,18313.0327,10124.5551,074
First-Line Supervisors of Personal Service Workers73019.5240,60014.0729,27313.2927,64317.8637,13628.9360,190
Animal Trainers3012.8126,64311.1223,12710.4721,78312.1425,23816.8535,052
Nonfarm Animal Caretakers44012.4325,83811.2123,33010.5121,86611.7924,51714.8630,923
Ushers, Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers28011.3523,60410.5321,90810.3921,61611.0723,01712.3925,786
Amusement and Recreation Attendants42012.4125,80511.0322,92910.4021,62711.4923,89214.6530,468
Funeral Attendants6013.8828,85311.4123,72610.8922,66113.1927,43118.8039,101
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists1,21018.2137,87911.1523,18610.4021,62915.4532,13135.6274,082
Manicurists and Pedicurists83012.0124,98211.2323,36010.5421,92911.5724,07914.2229,579
Skincare SpecialistsN/A14.8030,78211.3423,57910.7222,29712.1825,34121.2644,224
Baggage Porters and Bellhops5011.6324,19310.6722,18310.3921,61811.2223,33813.9128,921
Concierges2018.8639,24413.3327,72812.7226,46717.6736,75828.3859,028
Childcare Workers2,30013.5328,13911.2223,34910.5822,02312.4925,97018.0337,501
Personal Care Aides5,89013.0527,14911.2823,47610.7122,27512.4225,82615.9733,234
Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors1,30025.2352,49216.2533,80612.2425,45126.5755,26834.3171,367
Recreation Workers78015.8532,97311.2123,31710.6822,19914.4730,10222.9847,793
Residential Advisors70020.1341,86315.5632,36114.0629,24318.5438,56429.8562,096
Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other2018.3238,10412.5526,09611.6224,17219.0839,68024.3050,545
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 Sales and Related Occupations -South Central WDA 1Q2018
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Employment
Occupational WagesWage Percentile Ranges
MedianAverageEntry Level10th90th
Hourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / Annual
Sales and Related Occupations32,24022.0545,85611.1223,12810.5321,90414.7630,70140.9585,185
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers3,11025.0552,11415.5132,25414.0029,12523.6649,19936.9176,769
First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers69040.6184,46823.3948,65020.6843,01635.6674,18064.63134,425
Cashiers9,53011.9924,93610.8722,59510.4421,71411.4223,74714.4630,078
Counter and Rental Clerks80019.0839,69811.9624,88611.1323,14315.8733,00332.7868,180
Parts Salespersons57020.9943,66313.6628,40812.0225,00519.0339,58930.4863,400
Retail Salespersons9,05015.9733,22611.0823,04910.4421,72312.3425,66725.2452,483
Advertising Sales Agents31030.5863,60917.3736,12314.7130,59529.7461,86247.9399,697
Insurance Sales Agents84040.4684,16219.2540,02917.1335,61828.2558,76177.69161,603
Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents47059.47123,69321.0143,70218.6938,86242.5788,555>100.00>208,000
Travel Agents13021.1443,96115.8132,86715.2231,64520.2041,99828.4259,111
Sales Representatives, Services, All Other1,54032.3467,28716.5734,46014.8730,92326.2354,56154.65113,675
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products89044.6092,75124.4850,92621.9545,67143.1389,71866.18137,641
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products3,33039.2081,54719.9341,44717.5636,53333.1068,83964.93135,055
Demonstrators and Product PromotersN/A14.8030,79012.9626,97411.9424,83714.3229,77519.4740,512
Real Estate Sales Agents22019.7341,03312.7226,44811.4223,73416.6734,67834.9872,750
Sales Engineers18042.9489,32130.5563,54727.5857,38041.6686,65962.06129,098
Telemarketers24020.3742,37713.7528,60511.4423,79618.8939,29230.1462,696
Sales and Related Workers, All Other13023.5448,97811.2723,45210.9022,66820.3942,40732.5567,699
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 Office and Administrative Support Occupations -South Central WDA 1Q2018
Occupations
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Occupational WagesWage Percentile Ranges
MedianAverageEntry Level10th90th
Hourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / Annual
Office and Administrative Support Occupations52,07021.2844,26713.0527,15211.4323,77520.1141,82632.2367,036
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Worke4,82031.4265,35921.8645,47420.0841,76930.3763,16445.2794,179
Switchboard Operators, Including Answering ServiceN/A22.4546,68313.3727,80012.6626,33016.4734,26430.0262,437
Telephone Operators2017.7536,91913.5428,16612.8626,75217.6336,66723.8249,533
Bill and Account Collectors30023.8149,51715.2131,63513.7828,65221.7345,20337.7878,587
Billing and Posting Clerks and Machine Operators1,11023.4648,80616.7434,80215.7632,78922.6947,19633.2169,058
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks3,19023.0447,92615.9133,08114.6930,55022.6547,12632.1266,819
Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks35023.7549,39119.7941,14618.2037,85923.3648,58930.8564,161
Procurement Clerks27021.4544,62615.0531,28913.4728,01121.5544,82529.6361,644
Tellers68017.7536,91313.7128,51413.0527,13816.9635,27824.3250,585
Financial Clerks, All Other10027.5657,31520.0041,59518.6438,76527.3556,89037.2477,464
Brokerage ClerksN/A28.4859,22621.1343,94520.1141,84527.9658,16238.9781,055
Court, Municipal, and License Clerks23022.1846,14515.0831,35713.2927,62622.3946,56530.5063,455
Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks4019.9741,53216.0533,39114.5530,26118.2037,85132.3667,296
Customer Service Representatives6,48019.3740,27812.0625,08611.1823,24518.4038,28729.9862,362
Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs14030.3263,06526.4354,97026.8355,79930.3963,20535.1873,184
File Clerks15018.4938,45313.0927,23312.0925,15517.7936,99927.0256,216
Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks39012.0625,08511.0022,89510.3521,52311.5524,02114.9931,178
Interviewers, Except Eligibility and Loan50018.2738,00712.7126,45411.8724,70417.5536,50726.7855,693
Library Assistants, Clerical34015.9033,07310.9122,69510.3521,51814.1129,32925.6953,438
Loan Interviewers and Clerks16022.3746,52215.5532,33513.9829,08922.2546,28631.1064,679
New Accounts Clerks2018.5138,48614.5630,27213.2527,55618.3938,25624.3850,725
Order Clerks23018.3538,16912.8826,77511.9424,81716.5434,40827.7857,781
Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping21024.2150,36316.8735,08114.6630,49224.9351,86832.2367,053
Receptionists and Information Clerks3,38016.5734,47512.1225,21211.1723,23315.5532,33423.4948,863
Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel ClerksN/A15.6132,46213.4728,01512.7026,42115.3832,00318.9739,450
Information and Record Clerks, All Other19023.7049,28317.7236,86316.6934,73524.9651,90929.8462,060
Cargo and Freight Agents3021.4144,54713.8028,69513.1327,32519.7141,01432.4467,470
Couriers and Messengers12017.8137,03814.0229,16012.4925,98117.5836,56024.1650,237
Police, Fire, and Ambulance Dispatchers36024.8251,63819.4540,46217.2535,86524.5250,99231.9066,337
Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance38024.8951,78214.8130,80713.0227,09023.3548,57138.1579,346
Meter Readers, Utilities5031.0864,63026.5255,17224.3550,65830.8064,06038.7480,595
Postal Service Clerks21026.0554,19419.9541,50517.0235,40228.8159,94329.4361,205
Postal Service Mail Carriers92025.0852,16117.5236,44416.4534,20629.4561,25529.5661,496
Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and Processing Machine Operators18026.8055,74822.8147,43017.0135,39428.7159,71628.8259,954
Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks1,06024.1550,22817.4536,29116.4534,22022.8947,61535.1173,034
Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks1,15017.7136,84112.3025,58411.2423,38617.2535,88424.9851,951
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers4,20014.4830,11811.0322,94610.3621,54312.3425,66921.8745,489
Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping15021.3444,40011.9224,80311.2023,29118.1137,65738.9080,897
Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants1,65034.0870,88126.7555,64025.2652,54533.8970,49141.7586,848
Legal Secretaries35027.6457,48419.9341,45515.8833,03128.7259,74037.0477,046
Medical Secretaries1,03021.7845,30615.7832,83214.4630,08021.3944,49730.4263,277
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical,7,28021.4544,62715.2631,73813.7528,58621.4244,55729.9862,354
Computer Operators4024.0650,04417.9337,29214.4430,04724.3150,55831.3265,160
Data Entry Keyers13021.0043,68614.9531,11012.8926,81019.9741,53129.6661,707
Word Processors and Typists11021.3444,38917.2235,80216.7634,84221.5544,81625.8353,719
Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks74021.1543,99515.7432,75114.5430,22421.0243,72828.9460,193
Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service15019.6940,95512.0625,08211.1123,09717.4436,28530.6963,828
Office Clerks, General6,29019.4140,36813.2427,53411.7024,34418.7939,08228.2058,661
Office Machine Operators, Except Computer17017.3436,07111.3723,66210.8822,62514.8830,94628.1958,640
Proofreaders and Copy Markers1018.4238,31814.4129,96913.7928,68817.5236,44927.1456,444
Office and Administrative Support Workers, All OtherN/A12.9526,93910.3421,50410.3421,50910.9622,80718.5138,496
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 Farming, Fishing and Forestry Occupations -South Central WDA 1Q2018
Occupations
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MedianAverageEntry Level10th90th
Hourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / Annual
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations16014.4330,02710.6122,06010.2821,39212.0625,09822.2246,214
Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and GreenhouseN/A12.9927,01610.3221,47110.2821,38911.7424,42016.7334,797
Forest and Conservation Workers1019.0339,59711.7224,37911.4823,88511.9324,80738.5980,270
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 Construction and Extraction Occupations -South Central WDA 1Q2018
Occupations
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MedianAverageEntry Level10th90th
Hourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / Annual
Construction and Extraction Occupations11,15027.7157,63417.4136,19515.7032,65526.6655,43842.7388,879
First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Work1,08040.2083,61028.3358,91626.0254,11338.7480,57058.88122,478
Brickmasons and Blockmasons24029.5461,44822.5346,84720.6242,89829.1760,68739.6382,422
Stonemasons13019.5040,57112.7326,47811.7124,34417.4636,31734.2071,126
Carpenters1,13026.9456,03919.0339,59916.8034,95526.8055,75437.8078,628
Tile and Marble Setters5026.9556,05320.8943,45119.3740,27926.8255,78435.8874,634
Cement Masons and Concrete FinishersN/A23.5448,97616.7334,81415.7132,66522.5546,90531.3865,270
Construction Laborers2,11022.4746,75216.0033,27815.0331,28021.5844,88430.7663,982
Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators56030.6563,75020.5042,63218.9839,48129.7861,95344.5092,571
Drywall and Ceiling Tile InstallersN/A32.4667,51525.5553,13222.8147,45633.1769,00140.4484,107
TapersN/A29.9762,32128.9060,10026.5755,26629.6961,75234.9772,751
Electricians1,68027.6057,42216.8535,04915.2131,63027.5457,29042.8489,103
Glaziers22027.7757,76417.5636,51316.1933,68526.7455,61346.5596,818
Painters, Construction and Maintenance29022.1746,10116.7734,89515.9933,26920.0541,70430.6763,789
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters1,12029.9362,24820.1441,90018.9739,47529.2260,78643.5990,669
Roofers16031.3065,10922.1346,02021.3044,32130.2762,97245.5194,655
Sheet Metal Workers14031.7766,06823.3448,55721.5344,78133.6870,06340.4084,035
Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and SteamfittersN/A11.6024,14611.2023,28010.5021,85011.3623,63313.0227,085
Helpers, Construction Trades, All OtherN/A13.7928,69711.2723,43610.5922,00812.3825,75218.3238,100
Construction and Building Inspectors32035.6074,05523.7949,46920.6342,90835.4673,77149.77103,526
Fence ErectorsN/A20.0541,71315.3431,91214.0529,21918.7038,88529.3861,107
Hazardous Materials Removal Workers23020.1341,87914.9931,18413.0827,19719.3140,16027.3756,922
Highway Maintenance Workers33025.7753,59820.3342,27120.0241,64626.4454,99731.4665,448
Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners5024.4250,79416.5034,31211.8624,66126.5355,16831.6665,837
Miscellaneous Construction and Related Workers9022.2946,36014.7730,72413.3527,78621.8945,54631.0764,610
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 Installation, Maintenance and Repair Occupations -South Central WDA 1Q2018
Occupations
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Employment
Occupational WagesWage Percentile Ranges
MedianAverageEntry Level10th90th
Hourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / Annual
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations12,06026.7755,68716.7034,71814.4029,95025.5453,12042.3688,095
First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers1,05038.9581,00026.1254,33225.4052,82038.0079,04857.14118,863
Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairers40023.5448,96417.1835,74615.7132,67123.2348,30130.9164,302
Radio, Cellular, and Tower Equipment Installers and RepairersN/A33.5769,83523.4348,72821.8245,39531.5365,59048.86101,631
Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers87030.6263,68919.6740,90916.6934,70429.7461,87946.5496,802
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment3025.9653,98818.6038,69216.7034,72527.3656,90833.9170,528
Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor VehiclesN/A20.4042,44515.7832,81514.3029,73919.2740,09929.1960,698
Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers20027.2656,70118.0337,49815.0531,31127.5257,24639.0381,176
Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians23032.7268,06423.8049,52021.0843,86034.3071,35939.8882,947
Automotive Body and Related Repairers39023.8149,53514.2629,66512.2225,40623.5949,07237.2077,365
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics1,69022.2446,26015.2531,73012.5726,15321.8745,49631.0264,535
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists58027.0856,34619.8941,38719.1339,79527.1156,40237.2377,432
Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines18028.2558,76620.6142,85218.2938,04428.4459,17337.9078,832
Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians11023.4648,78916.9635,27816.2433,76522.2946,37032.9768,579
Motorcycle MechanicsN/A19.2540,04415.1331,47013.6828,45620.1241,84524.0850,089
Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics9024.4450,84216.5134,34515.9733,22324.0750,05635.3973,621
Tire Repairers and Changers17014.4230,00211.2423,39210.6022,04211.9224,79027.0356,221
Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door21037.5178,02129.1160,54426.5355,18139.1581,42547.7399,278
Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers69030.8164,08922.4446,67920.6142,85729.9162,21044.2692,055
Industrial Machinery Mechanics52028.0758,39320.1841,96318.6738,82227.2056,56539.5582,280
Maintenance Workers, Machinery25025.9653,99917.6236,64516.1233,51924.0450,00943.0989,634
MillwrightsN/A24.8751,73819.6340,84017.8837,20624.0750,06430.9864,441
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers25041.5086,33430.8464,15425.8553,76844.2992,10851.40106,905
Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers5038.5580,17828.5159,30222.3646,51541.1785,63149.03101,986
Medical Equipment Repairers10023.6749,23917.1235,61615.6532,55623.2648,37433.1368,894
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General2,72022.9447,72215.1331,47413.7228,54222.5046,80532.5767,733
Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and Repairers5016.6534,64213.3927,85112.5126,01514.6330,43724.8151,609
Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers19015.4132,04810.2621,33410.2621,34012.7226,47126.3354,768
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, All Other31022.9347,68812.5426,07911.0522,98919.4340,39942.9289,263
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 Production Occupations -South Central WDA 1Q2018
Occupations
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MedianAverageEntry Level10th90th
Hourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / Annual
Production Occupations20,02021.2344,14812.5926,19011.4423,81218.6538,78034.4471,640
First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers1,67036.2475,38121.5744,85718.5638,59333.9970,70258.09120,811
Coil Winders, Tapers, and FinishersN/A16.9235,19911.6024,11710.8622,59515.3131,85025.3452,718
Electrical, electronic, and electromechanical assemblers, except coil winders, tapers, and finishers75018.6838,85013.3927,83712.6926,39717.6736,74826.1354,344
Engine and Other Machine Assemblers5025.6053,23719.8041,16817.9337,30224.6251,21135.9774,816
Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters16017.7136,83111.4723,87110.9822,83415.6732,59927.9558,133
Assemblers and fabricators, all other, including team assemblers3,59017.1435,65311.8824,72411.0322,94315.6432,52426.1054,287
Bakers34015.9833,22612.2725,53111.2823,46814.6630,49321.9345,628
Butchers and Meat Cutters15021.6645,04817.6636,73116.2933,89121.9345,62326.1054,298
Food Batchmakers35014.8130,80511.2923,47410.7122,26112.3525,69023.4448,759
Food Cooking Machine Operators and TendersN/A12.5226,03311.4023,71410.7222,29812.2125,39415.0531,306
Food Processing Workers, All OtherN/A12.2925,57911.0623,01910.4521,73711.7524,45115.0631,316
Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and PlasticN/A21.6244,96015.4532,13313.4327,94220.6943,02830.6863,806
Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal a9031.7766,09323.4748,82317.8537,13230.7663,97741.7386,798
Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic36019.5540,65714.0629,25112.8826,79118.4338,35028.6359,538
Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic5016.7934,91613.6828,45512.7926,60515.0431,27926.1154,312
Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic38017.4336,26012.8326,68211.6724,26215.9733,20524.2550,442
Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic22016.5334,38212.2225,42310.8022,46416.5934,52122.4746,740
Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic11025.2152,43916.1633,61715.0731,34322.6847,17541.1085,483
Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic4032.0566,66619.6940,96916.2233,74931.2665,02347.6799,144
Machinists1,62025.1052,20415.7832,82314.3029,73223.9249,76435.6874,214
Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic28016.0233,32511.1923,26310.5822,01512.9126,84626.6855,502
Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic29019.5140,58514.9131,02812.2425,45419.8441,27025.2552,527
Tool and Die Makers29028.9560,21321.6144,93920.9743,62427.8958,02239.0581,227
Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers48026.2454,58416.1233,52614.7930,75523.8849,67542.2087,776
Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic4020.5642,77716.9735,30316.3133,90519.6240,80628.1958,628
Plating and Coating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic6017.6736,73611.8924,73111.1323,14816.3433,98325.0652,123
Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other3020.9243,51113.3227,70112.6226,26018.2337,91040.9585,175
Prepress Technicians and Workers9022.6347,08014.3529,84712.8826,78522.4146,61432.5067,599
Printing Press Operators35020.2542,10313.0927,23011.8624,66921.1543,98028.9360,170
Print Binding and Finishing Workers25016.9435,22812.7626,54211.7624,45815.3031,83124.7851,544
Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers50013.4728,01011.2223,32910.6422,13711.9324,82017.9937,433
Sewing Machine Operators26016.8735,08012.0625,07811.1823,24915.4032,04727.5057,205
Tailors, Dressmakers, and Custom Sewers5015.4132,07213.3427,74512.6126,24015.5132,25718.8639,235
Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and TendersN/A14.5430,24410.3421,50310.3421,50811.8224,59721.9145,583
Upholsterers5020.9843,64513.3227,69612.9326,88619.3940,31930.7964,049
Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters11021.7145,15515.4432,10913.7328,55721.4744,66830.3463,107
Furniture FinishersN/A23.3548,57117.7936,99715.2731,75423.7849,44930.8364,115
Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing7023.4548,76816.1733,64012.9226,86924.2650,45932.0766,705
Power Plant Operators9042.3288,04432.9268,46430.5963,64539.5082,15359.88124,548
Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators19032.1166,79227.5857,38126.5055,11231.6265,76740.2283,643
Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders5023.5148,89413.8328,76212.7026,41823.4248,71636.3075,484
Grinding and Polishing Workers, HandN/A14.5430,25110.9622,79910.3521,51912.0024,95123.2248,308
Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders43022.2646,31314.9431,08513.5128,10919.6940,96335.7574,369
Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders12018.8839,28914.8430,86513.5428,16419.6040,76223.8849,665
Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and TendersN/A15.4632,13810.5922,02710.3421,51115.8632,99421.8645,465
Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers1,47022.4646,70414.5230,20513.1027,26021.2944,28733.7370,151
Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers2033.0568,74729.1260,57527.4957,18933.1168,87939.0081,113
Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders64016.8234,97311.7424,41210.9622,80814.8730,92324.3850,703
Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders26017.1035,58512.6226,25511.6524,21716.7434,81523.3948,648
Painters, Transportation Equipment13026.1554,40617.1535,68614.7230,61426.4955,09638.5680,197
Painting, Coating, and Decorating WorkersN/A18.1137,66913.2727,60012.7526,52215.6532,55325.6653,372
Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine Operators5019.6240,81114.0429,21712.3625,72421.2644,22524.7551,470
Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders3013.5328,14711.2723,44610.6422,13712.7326,47418.0337,518
Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and PlasticN/A15.4232,08610.7322,31510.3421,51315.2831,78622.3246,442
Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and TendersN/A18.5238,52213.6328,35912.6626,33718.2737,99324.9051,789
Helpers--Production Workers47015.9333,12511.7824,51311.0623,00915.4032,05122.1846,145
Production Workers, All Other34014.5130,19410.4121,64810.3421,51013.2327,53522.3046,387
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 Transportation and Material Moving Occupations -South Central WDA 1Q2018
Occupations
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Estimated
Employment
Occupational WagesWage Percentile Ranges
MedianAverageEntry Level10th90th
Hourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / Annual
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations17,52018.9339,38912.1825,32511.0723,03617.6336,67429.1260,570
First-line supervisors of transportation and material moving workers, except aircraft cargo handling supervisors82028.8760,04819.4940,54617.6336,66928.4559,17841.0485,354
Commercial Pilots30N/A102,299N/A57,443N/A43,586N/A104,943N/A163,071
Bus Drivers, School or Special Client1,86018.8039,09415.3831,98513.9228,95818.5938,66524.3350,593
Driver/Sales Workers87016.8435,02810.4321,70110.4321,70612.4725,93427.4357,050
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers3,04024.1050,12818.3238,12316.6634,66623.3248,52033.6069,898
Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers2,21018.7338,96311.9724,90411.0022,88617.5036,38729.6661,694
Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs42014.0629,24111.3623,63310.8522,56513.1527,35719.1339,785
Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other10015.6532,55611.4823,87010.7722,41412.1125,18024.8451,680
Sailors and Marine Oilers4021.7845,28417.1635,67816.3934,10221.6345,00228.9360,176
Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels5030.7563,96622.6147,04220.9843,63228.8159,93340.1183,439
Parking Lot AttendantsN/A11.8024,52910.5922,02610.4321,70811.3423,59513.8728,854
Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants12013.1827,41111.3623,62410.7022,26112.2925,55816.0833,447
Transportation Workers, All Other2017.8237,06714.3529,83312.6326,28217.4336,24924.4650,871
Crane and Tower Operators9021.5744,87313.7028,50113.3327,70917.8737,17945.1093,813
Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators11033.4669,60217.8937,21115.9033,06833.4769,61850.36104,738
Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators25019.4840,51615.9533,17814.5330,22318.8539,21825.7953,649
Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment72013.1627,38411.0322,95510.4421,71811.8124,55918.4138,282
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand4,86016.1033,48811.8424,61811.1023,09115.0331,25523.5949,070
Packers and Packagers, Hand1,09013.7628,61811.1423,16910.5621,95312.5126,02718.7539,001
Refuse and Recyclable Material Collectors31021.1844,05214.6130,38513.1827,42622.0145,78628.7359,755
Material Moving Workers, All Other7019.7941,16913.0127,04411.9424,83117.3236,02931.6865,902
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