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Occupational Employment and Wages (1Q 2019): Southwest Workforce Development Area
 Southwest Workforce Development Area - Occupational Employment and Wages (OES) 1st Quarter 2019  
Southwest 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 -Southwest WDA 1Q2019
Occupations
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Estimated
Employment
Occupational WagesWage Percentile Ranges
MedianAverageEntry Level10th90th
Hourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / Annual
Total all occupations361,74024.9951,97334.1070,93113.2627,58111.5924,09265.88137,030
Management Occupations32,03073.91153,74684.20175,13843.0889,60837.8878,784>100.00>208,000
Administrative Services Managers1,21057.79120,20963.95133,01238.7680,62235.1373,061>100.00>208,000
Advertising and Promotions Managers11057.58119,76760.09124,99139.4782,10132.5567,70683.95174,608
Architectural and Engineering Managers90075.47156,98777.02160,20855.25114,91952.73109,693>100.00>208,000
Chief Executives260>100.00>208,000126.14262,360>100.00>208,00062.77130,558>100.00>208,000
Compensation and Benefits Managers9076.97160,10980.89168,24750.83105,72445.7995,240>100.00>208,000
Computer and Information Systems Managers2,27077.58161,37483.10172,84351.62107,37746.4796,667>100.00>208,000
Construction Managers45051.80107,76155.43115,30333.5669,80030.7063,86584.33175,423
Education Administrators, All Other8048.0199,86545.4594,53528.4159,08726.2454,58163.96133,031
Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School890N/A146,555N/A144,735N/A106,372N/A99,734N/A187,905
Education Administrators, Preschool and Childcare Center/Program18025.3852,79130.4063,22819.4440,42717.6936,77749.14102,218
Emergency Management Directors1039.9082,98743.6690,80826.6655,44325.8253,71560.08124,973
Financial Managers5,94092.11191,585101.92211,99557.34119,26350.65105,368>100.00>208,000
Food Service Managers29033.7170,11738.8080,70121.6845,10318.0837,61661.28127,473
General and Operations Managers8,16086.75180,44694.32196,18544.2191,95440.6584,564>100.00>208,000
Human Resources Managers84077.21160,58189.78186,72547.5398,85941.9087,145>100.00>208,000
Industrial Production Managers57059.04122,81263.08131,20142.7188,84841.0985,47190.89189,047
Legislators50N/A76,297N/A86,989N/A26,127N/A21,944N/A159,527
Managers, All Other1,48071.43148,57080.48167,40646.2996,28340.6384,524>100.00>208,000
Marketing Managers2,34075.48157,00886.04178,95048.95101,81444.2291,976>100.00>208,000
Medical and Health Services Managers94053.16110,56465.94137,15439.7582,67436.0875,037>100.00>208,000
Natural Sciences Managers90>100.00>208,000130.34271,108>100.00>208,00066.78138,896>100.00>208,000
Postmasters and Mail Superintendents2041.2185,71340.4384,08934.1070,92632.2367,04446.8997,544
Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers74031.2164,93038.6980,47215.0531,29412.8526,73573.81153,534
Public Relations and Fundraising Managers25050.83105,71260.51125,85140.5684,35636.9076,75498.46204,791
Purchasing Managers43065.66136,55969.07143,67442.9589,31839.9983,185>100.00>208,000
Sales Managers2,02078.82163,93787.29181,56148.65101,20144.1591,830>100.00>208,000
Social and Community Service Managers66033.3869,44736.2975,49324.9451,88422.8447,51951.60107,326
Training and Development Managers24061.74128,42068.64142,78750.86105,78246.4296,56899.38206,697
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers34062.65130,32070.17145,96342.1287,61837.1777,308>100.00>208,000
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 Business Occupations -Southwest WDA 1Q2019
Occupations
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Estimated
Employment
Occupational WagesWage Percentile Ranges
MedianAverageEntry Level10th90th
Hourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / Annual
Business and Financial Operations Occupations26,90041.5686,45249.15102,23227.1556,46624.7551,49182.72172,068
Accountants and Auditors5,19040.6684,57746.6496,99930.3363,08427.5257,23873.45152,775
Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate14035.4673,76036.7476,42521.9445,63520.1241,85458.78122,250
Budget Analysts13041.4286,15344.7293,01631.2264,94527.7657,72863.32131,709
Business Operations Specialists, All Other1,40039.6082,38441.8086,95228.6959,66826.2754,64061.73128,410
Buyers and Purchasing Agents1,26036.1975,27537.4577,90124.8951,77122.3146,42255.24114,889
Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators39045.9195,49750.08104,17031.5465,60627.8857,98479.52165,414
Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists22041.1385,56044.4992,53331.7365,99628.8660,01665.33135,881
Compliance Officers, Except Agriculture, Construction, Health and Safety, and Transportation65042.5088,40545.9295,52029.4961,33227.1656,48466.41138,128
Cost Estimators33036.3175,53138.0479,13228.4559,17626.1554,37551.57107,268
Credit Analysts46041.2785,85356.34117,18927.3856,95524.4350,814>100.00>208,000
Credit CounselorsN/A31.0164,49135.8074,46221.2744,25718.8439,17756.96118,480
Financial Analysts3,04051.52107,15460.57125,98034.6972,16030.7063,871>100.00>208,000
Financial Examiners14057.14118,84060.69126,24641.6686,66638.8980,90092.47192,336
Financial Specialists, All Other22041.3886,06643.8691,23528.2658,78123.6249,13665.98137,255
Fundraisers24031.2264,94033.0768,78026.6455,39525.8853,84545.9895,648
Human Resources Specialists1,74033.0668,76036.7676,44824.2750,48121.9545,65755.05114,489
Insurance Underwriters38046.9197,56956.97118,49329.3561,05126.5455,21498.89205,694
Labor Relations Specialists23030.5563,55236.4975,90024.6651,29624.4950,92350.93105,936
Loan Officers71046.4896,69155.19114,78423.6749,23117.3736,13598.66205,208
Logisticians19036.0074,89438.0279,08025.6653,35724.1250,17457.27119,109
Management Analysts2,38051.87107,88557.81120,23531.2064,89227.9158,05197.00201,758
Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists3,18035.5673,94542.1787,71021.2744,24619.3540,25176.19158,466
Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners21032.8468,32633.7470,17321.7445,21717.8837,19049.49102,949
Personal Financial Advisors3,08048.55100,98663.95133,00327.9458,12724.2750,486>100.00>208,000
Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents11049.42102,79346.7997,31131.7766,09328.4059,06763.66132,417
Tax PreparersN/A24.6851,33524.0449,99116.1833,64016.0833,44132.3767,315
Training and Development Specialists59037.6978,38438.9280,95624.2750,48821.8245,39159.71124,211
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 Computer Occupations -Southwest WDA 1Q2019
Occupations
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Estimated
Employment
Occupational WagesWage Percentile Ranges
MedianAverageEntry Level10th90th
Hourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / Annual
Computer and Mathematical Occupations10,92045.8595,38149.45102,84928.6859,65825.9653,99878.84163,979
Actuaries21059.04122,80574.01153,93139.2681,66635.8574,574>100.00>208,000
Computer and Information Research ScientistsN/A74.20154,33573.33152,52764.81134,79659.13122,98490.85188,977
Computer Network Architects25061.89128,72963.22131,50046.8397,41942.7888,98388.24183,536
Computer Network Support Specialists17041.8487,02739.0581,22628.2458,75425.3052,62550.56105,157
Computer Occupations, All Other29042.2487,86847.2098,17626.9556,04923.3348,52474.88155,746
Computer ProgrammersN/A40.7584,74943.1989,83127.8757,96124.7751,53763.37131,815
Computer Systems Analysts1,20049.64103,24351.98108,11036.0775,03030.6963,82576.64159,415
Computer User Support Specialists1,92029.0760,46330.4263,26820.0241,65018.1037,65346.3796,457
Database Administrators33054.07112,46455.16114,74935.3273,47430.7063,84279.33165,006
Information Security Analysts25074.64155,24371.45148,61144.6092,78139.8882,949>100.00>208,000
Miscellaneous Mathematical Science Occupations2033.7570,18636.7376,38826.7255,56225.5553,14859.15123,032
Network and Computer Systems Administrators87052.05108,26751.74107,60635.0572,90330.6963,83475.24156,497
Operations Research Analysts33046.2096,08955.27114,96132.0066,56029.4861,32194.99197,561
Software Developers, Applications2,56052.18108,54857.85120,32635.1273,05831.3365,14892.28191,937
Software Developers, Systems SoftwareN/A52.90110,02053.94112,20737.4577,90133.9870,69078.21162,678
Statisticians6056.57117,65267.03139,41436.6976,31533.1168,855>100.00>208,000
Web Developers37041.1585,60841.1485,58727.7057,63425.2252,45959.78124,353
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 Architecture and Engineering Occupations -Southwest WDA 1Q2019
Occupations
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Estimated
Employment
Occupational WagesWage Percentile Ranges
MedianAverageEntry Level10th90th
Hourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / Annual
Architecture and Engineering Occupations5,81042.7989,00844.4292,38628.6259,52025.5953,22865.36135,941
Aerospace Engineers15054.08112,47855.57115,58439.5982,34935.7274,29080.38167,181
Architects, Except Landscape and Naval26042.7088,81045.2594,12526.4154,94023.1948,23975.15156,294
Architectural and Civil Drafters23027.6157,42529.2060,72619.9341,45718.0637,55545.6294,898
Biomedical Engineers2057.63119,85754.57113,50330.9964,45017.0335,42883.10172,860
Cartographers and PhotogrammetristsN/A31.2464,98533.7270,14124.0049,92922.0545,86850.45104,953
Chemical EngineersN/A41.9087,14545.2294,06232.7868,19131.7566,05763.45131,970
Civil Engineering Technicians3037.6778,36837.3677,69927.9458,11225.8453,75449.33102,607
Civil Engineers51045.4594,53447.3698,50732.7168,04529.7061,76369.97145,525
Computer Hardware Engineers12048.22100,28353.76111,82832.8668,36230.1962,79577.97162,178
Drafters, All Other2025.6553,34333.9170,53220.1841,95718.4538,37748.52100,924
Electrical and Electronics Drafters5027.2656,68528.0958,43720.5742,77919.6240,79038.3979,835
Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians32029.5061,37228.5859,44219.2640,05216.9235,19638.7780,640
Electrical Engineers66049.57103,09549.53103,02035.2473,30332.2667,11569.51144,573
Electro-Mechanical Technicians1017.6336,67921.8645,47713.6628,42213.0627,17239.6982,549
Electronics Engineers, Except ComputerN/A52.65109,51153.53111,32839.7082,58535.9674,78675.34156,706
Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other6035.7474,34734.9672,71423.1448,12320.8043,26348.93101,765
Engineers, All Other20052.92110,05953.14110,52139.1081,32835.7374,32274.75155,479
Environmental Engineers16037.4477,86939.4282,00629.6561,66426.2854,66857.09118,731
Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors4053.06110,35754.17112,67539.9483,07436.3775,65177.16160,500
Industrial Engineering Technicians29034.1370,99134.0670,85424.7551,48622.6047,00447.0397,834
Industrial Engineers1,36046.9197,58747.5198,83632.9468,53230.4563,34465.89137,046
Landscape Architects17041.2485,77246.0995,86833.0368,70129.8061,98562.00128,962
Materials Engineers10051.69107,53354.27112,87439.5182,17735.8474,55082.63171,877
Mechanical Drafters5030.1062,59532.8368,29325.3352,70323.4248,71852.89109,996
Mechanical Engineering Technicians3030.9964,46430.8064,06520.7643,18119.7441,05444.2091,928
Mechanical Engineers46045.1293,85947.4498,68431.8266,20429.6161,59066.20137,700
Surveying and Mapping Technicians9027.3756,92127.6157,43221.5044,71920.5942,82236.4175,744
Surveyors12031.3965,28335.6074,04423.5548,98821.6244,97650.21104,433
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 Life, Physical and Social Science Occupations -Southwest WDA 1Q2019
Occupations
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Estimated
Employment
Occupational WagesWage Percentile Ranges
MedianAverageEntry Level10th90th
Hourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / Annual
Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations1,77036.5876,07844.8893,33822.2046,17019.1639,85874.65155,262
Biological Scientists, All Other7046.7497,22848.44100,76336.2075,28433.3969,46370.97147,633
Biological Technicians13022.6147,01424.5451,03417.2835,94116.5234,36037.0877,135
Chemical Technicians7026.3854,86327.1256,42718.3438,15816.2933,87938.7780,657
Chemists21041.7386,80647.2498,25130.5263,47828.0558,35273.39152,641
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists37041.0485,36242.2887,95929.9362,26827.2156,59860.50125,840
Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health5040.2283,65847.9899,80829.9262,23427.7857,76862.36129,699
Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists17068.28142,03085.99178,85531.6865,90528.6659,607>100.00>208,000
Microbiologists2046.7297,18445.1193,82830.6263,70423.9249,74962.14129,261
PhysicistsN/A>100.00>208,000136.86284,671>100.00>208,00087.68182,377>100.00>208,000
Survey Researchers10021.9645,66026.0854,23715.4832,21814.0829,27940.3383,880
Urban and Regional Planners6038.6480,37340.8584,95828.4459,14125.3752,77261.18127,254
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 Community and Social Services Occupations -Southwest WDA 1Q2019
Occupations
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Estimated
Employment
Occupational WagesWage Percentile Ranges
MedianAverageEntry Level10th90th
Hourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / Annual
Community and Social Services Occupations4,88023.7549,40227.4657,11016.0233,32315.1031,41346.9197,580
Child, Family, and School Social Workers67034.2671,25835.9174,70223.0347,91421.0743,81952.28108,744
Clergy12022.8447,51725.2052,41112.8426,71011.2123,33038.3579,764
Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other9024.9251,83327.4557,09517.0335,42314.0629,24844.8093,181
Community Health Workers10020.0641,73520.5842,81015.6232,48414.3329,79027.0056,158
Counselors, All OtherN/A23.6949,27424.9051,79016.2133,70114.4930,14337.8178,644
Directors, Religious Activities and Education7021.0143,70121.4644,63613.6528,40212.8526,72630.7763,988
Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors72025.7253,49828.9460,18014.1629,45212.6826,37652.53109,261
Health Educators15031.4565,42033.7070,08918.2938,05616.6934,71055.31115,032
Healthcare Social Workers39036.9476,84739.2881,70426.5055,12824.6151,19260.57125,977
Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers22028.3758,99728.1858,61322.5246,82320.3542,32236.6876,294
Rehabilitation CounselorsN/A18.8039,11020.8243,29215.1231,44513.5928,26930.9864,440
Social and Human Service Assistants1,34018.6638,82120.1841,97016.1233,52015.2331,68027.9058,019
Substance abuse, behavioral disorder, and mental health counselors61023.9049,70427.8757,97316.9035,14115.8332,93046.4596,634
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 Legal Occupations -Southwest WDA 1Q2019
Occupations
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Estimated
Employment
Occupational WagesWage Percentile Ranges
MedianAverageEntry Level10th90th
Hourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / Annual
Legal Occupations2,77047.9799,77067.12139,60127.5657,33923.0547,951>100.00>208,000
Lawyers1,78076.33158,75186.50179,91338.2879,62134.6272,009>100.00>208,000
Legal Support Workers, All Other2036.3175,53242.2987,96821.0843,84218.7038,90274.96155,914
Paralegals and Legal Assistants91030.8264,09232.2267,01519.9741,54918.2537,96048.99101,897
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 Education, Training and Library Occupations -Southwest WDA 1Q2019
Occupations
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Employment
Occupational WagesWage Percentile Ranges
MedianAverageEntry Level10th90th
Hourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / Annual
Education, Training, and Library Occupations23,84030.3063,01731.8466,22916.2533,80013.4627,99950.79105,644
Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, PostsecondaryN/AN/A88,458N/A86,331N/A61,273N/A56,835N/A119,586
Audio-Visual and Multimedia Collections Specialists5029.3661,08330.9764,42417.5936,59814.7230,62148.92101,740
Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary90N/A76,418N/A78,636N/A56,848N/A54,510N/A107,285
Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary SchoolN/AN/A84,510N/A82,128N/A64,148N/A58,852N/A104,646
Curators3028.4059,05730.6463,73911.2923,48310.9722,81554.69113,746
Economics Teachers, Postsecondary20N/A88,583N/A87,426N/A57,087N/A54,754N/A126,992
Education Teachers, Postsecondary80N/A73,583N/A78,066N/A56,981N/A54,547N/A114,540
Education, Training, and Library Workers, All OtherN/A27.7357,69730.0162,43916.2133,71714.0229,15549.18102,304
Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education4,070N/A80,125N/A80,042N/A56,204N/A53,218N/A108,479
Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary30N/A115,638N/A125,085N/A73,340N/A63,384N/A202,118
Health Specialties Teachers, PostsecondaryN/AN/A91,143N/A110,293N/A56,225N/A50,869N/A206,974
Instructional Coordinators21038.9380,97439.4982,12021.9045,55321.2844,28065.65136,557
Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education360N/A81,638N/A81,443N/A58,285N/A54,861N/A112,372
Librarians47035.4273,67037.0577,07324.9751,92424.8551,67454.75113,880
Library Technicians29023.7549,38423.6549,19715.4832,21714.6230,40933.4069,468
Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Educa2,170N/A80,911N/A80,610N/A55,985N/A51,838N/A112,009
Museum Technicians and ConservatorsN/A26.3454,78827.2056,57422.4146,61121.1143,91136.0775,030
Philosophy and Religion Teachers, PostsecondaryN/AN/A63,478N/A74,075N/A50,989N/A50,491N/A114,994
Political Science Teachers, PostsecondaryN/AN/A69,550N/A79,584N/A57,290N/A54,217N/A128,426
Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education1,73018.8339,17922.0045,76114.0329,17412.0024,94236.6676,237
Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Ed3,550N/A83,949N/A84,142N/A59,038N/A54,102N/A120,451
Self-Enrichment Education Teachers73023.4148,68928.8660,03515.3031,83213.5728,22849.68103,339
Social Work Teachers, PostsecondaryN/AN/A72,752N/A75,317N/A57,141N/A54,495N/A103,159
Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School860N/A77,395N/A78,514N/A54,384N/A52,265N/A108,395
Special Education Teachers, Middle School220N/A79,144N/A78,972N/A56,596N/A53,022N/A105,630
Special Education Teachers, Preschool50N/A59,374N/A62,232N/A44,687N/A38,582N/A92,923
Special Education Teachers, Secondary School360N/A89,682N/A88,947N/A62,439N/A56,331N/A125,351
Substitute Teachers1,40013.8328,75715.1131,43011.2323,37310.6022,05819.8741,326
Teacher Assistants4,120N/A35,689N/A38,172N/A26,185N/A23,956N/A57,170
Teachers and Instructors, All Other, Except Substitute Teachers760N/A57,098N/A61,083N/A26,475N/A23,364N/A105,814
Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary15022.7447,30524.5851,13319.7541,07817.9637,35135.6674,177
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 Arts,Design,Entertainment,Sports,Media Occupations -Southwest WDA 1Q2019
Occupations
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Employment
Occupational WagesWage Percentile Ranges
MedianAverageEntry Level10th90th
Hourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / Annual
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations7,18028.6659,62233.8270,34014.5130,17611.2823,48059.29123,334
ActorsN/A10.51N/A36.18N/A10.50N/A10.50N/A>100.00>208,000
Art Directors25046.7797,27950.22104,46633.5269,72930.6363,71573.91153,744
Artists and Related Workers, All Other2030.7663,96444.6492,86622.3546,50018.7138,90788.84184,779
Athletes and Sports Competitors160N/A70,806N/A70,125N/A35,455N/A28,416N/A83,171
Audio and Video Equipment Technicians23030.1562,70734.5271,79321.2044,10318.9439,40557.35119,286
Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Motion Picture3015.2431,70821.3844,45613.9328,96813.0127,05930.9864,444
Coaches and Scouts1,430N/A36,954N/A42,402N/A23,940N/A21,850N/A73,495
Commercial and Industrial Designers10031.2965,07534.0970,91723.5849,04721.5344,78750.66105,361
Designers, All Other3025.7153,47028.5759,41321.9945,72320.6642,98544.4692,470
Editors22036.2175,30939.5082,15222.3546,48319.6740,90762.92130,866
Fashion DesignersN/A41.3786,05337.2777,52224.5851,11721.0743,82548.15100,166
Film and Video Editors11041.1985,68145.6795,00126.4655,04523.1248,07572.10149,970
Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators19029.0460,39740.4784,18315.7332,72713.2727,58681.90170,355
Floral Designers15017.7436,91219.7040,97713.1627,35412.2625,49330.6663,789
Graphic Designers71030.9064,26332.6167,82119.5440,65916.7534,82849.50102,963
Interior Designers21032.7768,17445.6995,03715.2831,79612.3225,628>100.00>208,000
Interpreters and Translators2028.3658,97830.3463,09822.6847,17921.0243,72245.6794,991
Media and Communication Equipment Workers, All OtherN/A36.7676,45337.2277,40329.4361,22127.9558,12948.81101,516
Media and Communication Workers, All OtherN/A20.7843,20924.3950,72415.7732,80314.6530,46940.6584,544
Merchandise Displayers and Window TrimmersN/A12.3025,58414.9731,12911.0222,91810.5121,85119.4940,545
Multimedia Artists and Animators30054.41113,18156.31117,12937.0577,07832.4467,45780.56167,566
Music Directors and Composers3032.2066,97931.4265,35115.3731,98615.1231,45358.74122,173
Musicians and Singers20033.41N/A36.68N/A14.99N/A10.51N/A64.10N/A
Photographers15020.1741,94223.9449,79414.9731,13912.2425,45438.7480,576
Producers and Directors65038.2379,53048.0799,99124.3350,59322.2446,26080.06166,524
Public Relations Specialists40032.8768,37535.6374,11224.7951,57722.7447,29150.70105,443
Radio and Television AnnouncersN/A12.2225,41320.0741,74411.2623,43310.6722,19029.4861,332
Reporters and CorrespondentsN/A21.8845,52124.1850,31213.0627,16311.3123,52439.8782,938
Set and Exhibit DesignersN/A29.5361,41431.1564,80517.5636,52014.6030,35950.20104,423
Technical Writers22036.2375,35040.0883,35526.9256,00525.7853,63158.95122,604
Writers and Authors23037.3877,74938.3779,80625.3952,81825.4953,00453.98112,290
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 Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations -Southwest WDA 1Q2019
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MedianAverageEntry Level10th90th
Hourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / Annual
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations20,56040.0783,33648.97101,84625.0652,12121.4244,54986.21179,314
Anesthesiologists210>100.00>208,000114.99239,16654.07112,44839.3881,914>100.00>208,000
Athletic Trainers50N/A55,312N/A61,734N/A43,920N/A41,646N/A92,376
Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians8036.9276,80035.8974,65422.2846,35120.6242,89350.67105,393
Clinical Laboratory Technologists and Technicians64033.5569,80434.0070,71822.4046,59020.5542,73749.18102,289
Dental Hygienists1,03044.8493,27042.1587,67131.8766,28720.9343,53053.55111,379
Dentists, General190>100.00>208,000105.34219,11441.2985,86940.7684,765>100.00>208,000
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers22039.7782,71240.4284,06933.1668,97631.3565,20950.96106,009
Dietitians and Nutritionists19034.7472,26335.4673,75728.2658,79927.0156,19346.4896,667
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics70023.6949,26724.8751,72518.0037,43816.6034,53932.3767,345
Exercise Physiologists1024.9951,97831.4465,38921.7245,17320.3242,26338.8980,892
Family and General Practitioners23037.5178,02959.81124,40332.7368,08630.2562,917>100.00>208,000
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other4014.3929,92123.0948,00911.5624,04511.0723,02456.91118,386
Health Technologists and Technicians, All Other13025.0652,12529.6361,62918.9139,34017.3636,09951.62107,376
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other17043.2890,02441.4086,10520.2142,03518.2838,03466.95139,252
Internists, General30>100.00>208,000114.94239,06178.86164,03481.28169,070>100.00>208,000
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses1,60028.6459,56228.9960,29825.3552,73623.5048,88236.6776,265
Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists10043.5790,60842.0987,55534.0070,73130.8264,09350.71105,475
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians24019.6540,86421.8845,52616.0433,37514.8330,85831.7365,998
Nuclear Medicine Technologists3042.9889,39342.6188,62833.2269,08731.5365,57456.16116,814
Nurse Anesthetists23089.18185,49096.54200,80873.39152,64770.61146,859>100.00>208,000
Nurse Practitioners43060.12125,04969.17143,88847.5998,99244.2992,124>100.00>208,000
Obstetricians and GynecologistsN/A>100.00>208,000120.23250,079>100.00>208,00036.3675,633>100.00>208,000
Occupational Health and Safety Specialists9043.4590,39041.8487,01931.1064,69929.0460,39453.43111,153
Occupational Therapists40045.0993,79447.0597,84433.2469,13231.6465,81770.33146,298
Opticians, Dispensing11027.0356,23526.2754,63717.4936,37315.5932,42836.9576,854
OptometristsN/A46.7097,12853.85112,00135.4873,79933.4969,66777.80161,838
Pediatricians, General17093.41194,295102.81213,83761.19127,25958.08120,820>100.00>208,000
Pharmacists80066.78138,91766.16137,61654.60113,57253.14110,53379.60165,580
Pharmacy Technicians79016.3233,95216.5434,41412.9927,02012.2225,41822.0345,810
Physical Therapists62048.98101,87751.30106,70541.0085,28038.5980,27572.26150,302
Physician Assistants36060.43125,69659.75124,28447.4198,60544.1691,83479.01164,349
Physicians and Surgeons, All Other1,320>100.00>208,000111.58232,08251.76107,66135.1373,072>100.00>208,000
PodiatristsN/A31.7466,02850.29104,60024.0049,92721.8845,530>100.00>208,000
Psychiatric Technicians10021.2744,25022.5646,90914.9731,12613.8928,88835.6474,139
Psychiatrists110>100.00>208,000138.69288,491>100.00>208,00093.60194,683>100.00>208,000
Radiation Therapists3047.3198,39949.21102,36941.1485,58737.9178,85566.28137,863
Radiologic Technologists and Technicians45032.5667,71934.1370,99026.5155,15725.7153,47247.6599,108
Recreational Therapists5022.5346,85924.9651,90618.0637,56316.7234,77137.3977,765
Registered Nurses6,62040.0483,27341.2285,72332.4867,55230.2962,99255.53115,500
Respiratory Therapists16034.9372,64535.5173,86527.2056,55726.2454,57447.6499,084
Speech-Language Pathologists40044.2291,97445.9095,47031.6565,84329.1160,54368.60142,704
SurgeonsN/A>100.00>208,000103.97216,25844.6392,84042.2787,930>100.00>208,000
Surgical Technologists29025.2052,40926.6355,39218.3038,07316.4934,31338.4479,947
Veterinarians12049.32102,60158.75122,19043.4890,45141.0185,29580.43167,291
Veterinary Technologists and Technicians25020.4642,55320.7643,16415.7132,66714.5430,25028.6659,617
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 Healthcare Support Occupations -Southwest WDA 1Q2019
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Hourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / Annual
Healthcare Support Occupations10,71016.1833,66717.0635,49212.4525,88411.5724,05824.1650,250
Dental Assistants78022.6947,19222.6347,08315.9733,20314.7930,77331.0664,592
Healthcare Support Workers, All Other33019.9241,43320.7943,23415.9633,19614.6030,36726.7955,737
Home Health Aides1,96012.1225,20412.7626,52511.5123,93910.9322,74415.3531,920
Massage Therapists50018.5138,48620.7943,23013.2227,49211.5323,99031.3765,239
Medical Assistants1,52018.3638,18818.7939,09215.6632,57314.2929,74224.7151,391
Medical Equipment Preparers12016.7334,79718.0437,52211.7624,45611.3523,61124.7351,431
Medical Transcriptionists9020.0641,72621.3544,41415.3531,91713.9629,05430.4263,274
Nursing Assistants4,59015.9033,08416.0333,33112.9426,92311.9624,87620.2842,185
Occupational Therapy Aides2017.1035,56718.7238,94313.8228,75510.8222,49132.9968,608
Occupational Therapy Assistants9029.7761,92131.7165,94326.5655,24025.4052,83541.8086,939
Orderlies12015.9533,16915.7732,80812.2325,44311.5724,06520.1641,934
Phlebotomists14021.1243,91521.1443,97217.2035,78716.3333,95125.7653,579
Physical Therapist AidesN/A14.0629,23514.2829,71311.4623,83011.0923,08118.0437,533
Physical Therapist Assistants9033.6469,95833.0168,64725.7753,60023.3748,60341.2185,714
Psychiatric Aides14016.1533,60617.2335,83014.1229,37213.4027,85822.3946,564
Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal CaretakersN/A14.6530,46515.1631,53413.0027,05812.2525,48319.4740,483
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 Protective Service Occupations -Southwest WDA 1Q2019
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MedianAverageEntry Level10th90th
Hourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / Annual
Protective Service Occupations8,36020.8543,37226.5155,14513.1827,41212.2525,47646.3696,436
Animal Control Workers4028.4059,08928.4859,23317.1435,65414.2629,67642.7888,987
Crossing Guards29015.1131,42330.8264,10112.9226,86712.2125,38761.71128,359
Detectives and Criminal Investigators22043.1889,81144.3692,27635.6574,14834.1170,95257.26119,093
Fire Inspectors and Investigators6045.8195,29045.0493,68037.0477,05734.2671,25558.31121,301
Firefighters84035.2773,36434.5371,82330.6863,82128.0258,28139.6982,562
First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers38044.9893,55645.3394,29437.0877,13234.8472,46758.52121,716
First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives47047.9299,66549.34102,64542.9989,42240.7884,81963.15131,364
First-Line Supervisors of Protective Service Workers, All Other17021.7745,27124.3950,72315.0331,25313.8028,69540.2383,687
Lifeguards, Ski Patrol, and Other Recreational Protective Service Workers39011.9624,88012.9827,01310.9622,79410.8122,47717.6436,679
Parking Enforcement Workers3027.0256,20426.0754,23620.4142,46719.4040,35331.4165,325
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers1,36036.2275,33835.9774,81330.3563,14227.8857,98246.1095,894
Private Detectives and InvestigatorsN/A36.1175,10934.6071,95430.7463,92126.7455,62340.1883,569
Protective Service Workers, All Other50016.2933,88018.9539,42512.6826,38411.5924,09835.3073,426
Security Guards3,48015.1531,50416.3433,97712.7226,43811.8124,55522.1546,070
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 Food Preparation and Serving-Related Occupations -Southwest WDA 1Q2019
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Occupational WagesWage Percentile Ranges
MedianAverageEntry Level10th90th
Hourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / Annual
Food Preparation and Serving-Related Occupations30,42012.4625,91014.8830,96511.2023,29710.8122,48021.3744,467
Bartenders1,95010.8722,60013.4527,97110.8322,51210.8122,47419.5840,727
Chefs and Head Cooks74028.1158,48433.3769,40419.8741,33018.5038,45955.55115,529
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food5,63012.0525,08512.9826,99611.6124,15810.9822,84516.1733,645
Cooks, All OtherN/A19.6540,88420.6943,04815.3731,96814.2629,67929.0460,414
Cooks, Fast Food78014.4129,97514.4129,96011.8324,60310.8122,48618.3738,210
Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria62018.5538,58519.0939,72115.3731,96713.8428,78025.4152,863
Cooks, Restaurant2,49015.4732,19016.0833,43912.3125,61411.4923,88620.3542,344
Cooks, Short Order57014.7030,57514.8630,90711.9024,75210.8422,53219.2339,992
Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop1,07012.2825,53913.3427,75311.5123,93210.9122,69916.4234,165
Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers1,42011.7024,33512.9626,96111.0623,00510.8122,47718.2437,930
Dishwashers1,55012.0925,12912.5726,15311.4523,81210.8622,58915.1531,510
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers1,92021.0843,83922.4146,61512.3525,70011.5323,98136.1975,258
Food Preparation Workers2,88014.4430,03815.0631,31911.8124,55011.2523,39720.0941,793
Food Servers, Nonrestaurant1,27013.1127,25314.9031,00311.5724,06511.0923,08322.2246,224
Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop83012.3325,64513.1827,40711.3623,63710.8122,48517.4136,208
Waiters and Waitresses6,52010.8222,49113.1427,33710.8022,46310.6822,21617.6036,600
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 Building/Grounds Cleaning/Maintenance Occupations -Southwest WDA 1Q2019
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Hourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / Annual
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations13,27016.4734,25518.1037,65612.2025,37711.5123,93929.2660,856
First-Line Supervisors of Housekeeping and Janitorial Workers37024.4450,83126.5255,17916.0333,33614.6230,42240.4484,105
First-Line Supervisors of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundsk30031.4365,36131.1964,86523.6849,24822.2746,32140.2383,689
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners6,93014.6930,55217.4836,36911.7824,48611.2723,44329.8362,036
Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers4,06017.5936,58618.2437,93013.8628,83712.4125,80425.5553,154
Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners1,16014.2829,70114.6030,37011.8724,68911.3623,64618.7839,061
Pest Control Workers14017.1635,69618.7138,93013.4928,05612.9226,86927.6157,428
Tree Trimmers and PrunersN/A19.0039,53120.0441,69718.2137,87916.8034,95825.9053,872
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 Personal Care and Service Occupations -Southwest WDA 1Q2019
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Hourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / Annual
Personal Care and Service Occupations14,67013.6928,46816.8635,08211.5824,08811.0923,07626.4855,086
Amusement and Recreation Attendants65011.7324,41212.4325,84411.3823,67810.8222,49315.0031,187
Animal Trainers3020.4742,56421.9145,56812.8726,76811.7624,45035.8574,570
Childcare Workers2,12013.1927,42914.1229,37411.6524,22811.0623,01018.6938,886
ConciergesN/A17.0535,46218.6538,80012.8426,70011.6924,31829.3361,018
First-line supervisors of gaming workers3071.07147,82364.42133,99850.80105,66728.6459,57679.23164,809
First-Line Supervisors of Personal Service Workers81023.7249,33825.7753,60718.1937,82216.8735,09637.9078,820
Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors1,17033.6870,04631.7966,11717.2835,94412.6026,21648.0699,969
Funeral AttendantsN/A15.1231,44014.8130,80112.5926,19510.9722,83118.3038,054
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists1,01016.3533,99916.7934,93411.9124,76311.3423,59523.1248,082
Locker Room, Coatroom, and Dressing Room Attendants8013.8228,75015.0631,31011.4323,76310.8722,61621.2044,092
Manicurists and Pedicurists1,20012.2525,49212.4625,90911.2523,40910.8122,48314.7430,655
Nonfarm Animal Caretakers69013.2227,49315.4032,02111.6624,25611.1523,18721.4844,681
Personal Care Aides4,26013.4628,00013.8528,80111.6524,24011.2223,33816.8835,125
Personal Care and Service Workers, All OtherN/A11.9124,78212.4325,85111.7524,42811.0322,95013.5828,254
Recreation Workers1,23012.4825,95814.3329,78711.5524,02311.0322,94219.8841,341
Residential Advisors32013.2127,48615.2731,76211.1623,21310.8122,48023.3548,556
Skincare SpecialistsN/A21.8445,42327.8357,88316.5334,40015.8933,05248.13100,108
Tour and travel guides12013.7128,50317.0835,53411.3323,56810.9722,83030.1162,629
Ushers, Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers26012.2625,51214.5930,36211.6424,20610.9522,77426.3054,691
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 Sales and Related Occupations -Southwest WDA 1Q2019
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MedianAverageEntry Level10th90th
Hourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / Annual
Sales and Related Occupations38,27018.1637,78329.1360,57811.7024,34111.2123,31758.99122,696
Advertising Sales Agents52040.8184,87360.52125,87826.2154,51922.3346,443>100.00>208,000
Cashiers9,24011.9324,81912.5626,11811.5223,96110.9322,73014.9931,191
Counter and Rental Clerks58013.9829,07916.8134,95611.6524,22711.2323,36128.5959,464
Demonstrators and Product Promoters10012.9126,84814.6730,51811.6624,24211.1323,15922.3646,514
First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers81038.0179,06143.5590,59626.9055,95026.0754,23364.42133,980
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers2,94026.9556,04928.0158,26818.2838,03816.8335,00841.9587,260
Insurance Sales Agents1,17033.9270,55344.6592,87416.9935,35214.3229,78985.32177,474
Parts Salespersons43015.3231,88117.9037,23311.7524,43711.3023,50729.1160,550
Real Estate Sales Agents32028.7959,87945.9195,48813.8028,70110.8222,50997.90203,623
Retail Salespersons10,10013.9829,07817.5736,54911.5323,98211.0322,94128.1858,611
Sales and Related Workers, All Other18012.3125,59616.8334,99911.3723,64810.8222,51329.4061,139
Sales Engineers17038.0679,16540.2183,64428.3358,94127.4957,17159.15123,043
Sales Representatives, Services, All Other3,22030.4963,42740.0483,27220.1541,91418.0437,52276.99160,123
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products3,54034.1671,07237.0777,11820.3942,41317.1535,66760.69126,246
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products68049.61103,18657.84120,31926.4955,08824.3650,668>100.00>208,000
Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents3,54061.93128,81573.92153,75125.9453,96622.3146,406>100.00>208,000
Travel Agents19028.6359,56831.5065,52818.0337,48816.4334,16847.1097,978
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 Office and Administrative Support Occupations -Southwest WDA 1Q2019
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Hourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / Annual
Office and Administrative Support Occupations54,98021.2444,18223.2348,32313.8328,76612.1525,27437.0076,963
Bill and Account Collectors26024.6951,33725.0752,14517.7136,83715.6132,46335.7974,439
Billing and Posting Clerks and Machine Operators1,03022.6046,99722.8847,58717.5636,52716.5734,47330.3263,064
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks4,18025.2452,49725.7653,59319.0639,65316.9135,17535.9374,737
Brokerage Clerks44029.9462,28331.0564,57120.1341,86418.2437,94946.7297,163
Cargo and Freight Agents26035.2873,36555.01114,41920.2742,16019.1339,808>100.00>208,000
Computer Operators2026.0554,16826.1354,34118.6238,72815.4632,14136.8776,700
Couriers and Messengers15015.1031,39415.7932,84613.9028,90012.9927,00919.6440,835
Court, Municipal, and License Clerks17029.9062,18730.2662,92517.9037,23816.7534,83641.2085,686
Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks2021.7545,22124.8651,71816.1733,64214.7330,63142.0287,390
Customer Service Representatives7,14020.3942,41621.6144,94313.4628,00511.9424,85232.8768,360
Data Entry Keyers34020.5942,82220.3142,25313.9829,08811.9524,87028.3859,041
Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance48022.9147,65326.4655,02315.3131,85613.9629,04542.3088,000
Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs2032.7368,07731.3165,13826.2154,52426.3754,83837.1077,161
Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants1,94037.4077,79539.0481,20429.0060,31427.2056,58153.09110,422
File Clerks26016.4834,28417.6136,62313.0027,03812.3525,68927.2756,705
Financial Clerks, All OtherN/A27.5657,32527.5857,38020.2242,04918.3838,21232.3767,314
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Worke5,82032.2166,99634.0470,80022.8947,60920.7243,10250.16104,339
Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks38013.3927,85114.2829,69211.3423,59510.7022,27219.0739,669
Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping19023.8849,65224.9651,93017.9637,33915.6732,58936.4275,752
Information and Record Clerks, All Other9022.5046,79923.4748,81016.3233,94815.2031,60933.1468,930
Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks43025.4752,98025.2952,59218.5438,56416.6134,54833.1068,854
Interviewers, Except Eligibility and Loan18021.9745,70822.5646,94516.6934,69616.0033,28030.9264,324
Legal Secretaries53026.9456,02226.2754,63715.4332,08413.0927,23039.5082,161
Library Assistants, Clerical45014.0329,17915.6232,48711.4723,85811.0422,97423.9949,892
Loan Interviewers and Clerks38024.3950,72524.6651,31117.4136,22814.9831,13832.4567,500
Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service18016.6234,58517.1135,58811.7224,38211.3023,49224.6451,262
Medical Secretaries83019.0539,62619.4940,54515.0031,18213.7728,63725.5053,046
Meter Readers, Utilities5026.8055,73326.1354,35617.6436,69315.1031,40936.9476,825
New Accounts Clerks2022.8747,56524.0850,09415.2531,71713.0827,19738.5280,123
Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other66014.7130,58816.9735,30911.5123,94211.0723,02528.1058,446
Office Clerks, General6,15017.3636,11018.1837,81812.0124,98611.2023,28926.8955,917
Office Machine Operators, Except Computer4018.1437,73020.5842,80812.4725,93811.5524,04134.8672,508
Order Clerks7020.9543,57220.3042,22014.3129,75512.4225,83427.9858,204
Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks38028.6059,49328.6059,48520.6943,03919.6340,82038.8880,885
Police, Fire, and Ambulance Dispatchers18030.1062,61630.4963,43324.0750,07721.9645,68639.4982,140
Postal Service Clerks20029.5961,55826.0754,22718.9539,40817.6236,63430.2162,821
Postal Service Mail Carriers1,08030.7764,00225.9854,02618.7539,00318.2137,88430.7864,020
Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and Processing Machine Operators23028.9560,20325.8453,74518.4338,33817.3536,08230.2062,809
Procurement Clerks13026.0654,19125.8853,84717.6836,77715.1931,59835.4173,655
Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks70030.0162,42130.7864,02519.0939,70316.4034,11647.0097,769
Proofreaders and Copy Markers3022.8547,53724.6151,19712.9826,98610.7022,26938.6180,296
Receptionists and Information Clerks3,92016.4634,23317.1735,70412.2825,55511.3823,67625.2552,515
Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks24015.6732,59317.3936,18513.6628,41212.8526,73125.0452,088
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical,6,68023.0047,83524.1050,12616.6034,53215.8332,92635.2373,273
Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks1,20018.7839,05019.8941,37114.3629,87613.3727,80627.5257,241
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers4,97013.3927,84315.0831,36111.5624,04511.0823,05121.4944,689
Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service11019.0839,68920.5742,77415.2031,60713.8928,89124.7351,431
Tellers1,43015.3831,99816.2633,81613.8928,89113.0627,16320.7643,183
Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping11019.0739,66821.4244,54915.1131,43212.0925,14235.0372,860
Word Processors and Typists12025.2852,59026.0654,20321.8245,37020.7543,16233.2469,130
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 Farming, Fishing and Forestry Occupations -Southwest WDA 1Q2019
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Hourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / Annual
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations34013.2927,63114.2629,67011.2023,30010.7722,40119.9741,540
Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse28012.9726,98413.5328,14911.2523,40110.8122,50217.5736,554
First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry WorkersN/A21.7745,28022.1446,04819.6540,85818.3638,19524.6551,269
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 Construction and Extraction Occupations -Southwest WDA 1Q2019
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Hourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / Annual
Construction and Extraction Occupations9,07028.8159,93129.5961,53818.1837,80816.2633,80944.8993,363
Brickmasons and Blockmasons11022.2246,22123.0547,94719.6440,83417.8637,13831.6365,795
Carpenters1,03032.5467,66932.2567,07525.3552,72924.0049,91340.3283,867
Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers9023.7249,33527.9858,18516.8034,93415.9533,18845.7395,118
Construction and Building Inspectors20033.6169,91331.9266,38317.8937,19315.6132,47247.1298,005
Construction Laborers1,55026.4655,03826.5155,13817.6736,75916.6734,67938.7880,666
Electricians1,42030.6063,64432.0566,65822.7847,38416.5434,41347.1398,015
First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Work93039.3781,88841.6386,60229.0360,37026.2054,48362.38129,739
Glaziers17030.1762,74329.1260,57423.4248,71020.1141,82736.8576,646
Hazardous Materials Removal WorkersN/A17.7536,93119.1439,79716.3433,98415.3932,00923.7949,476
Helpers--Electricians7017.5636,52717.9737,36812.9827,00111.8924,74224.5851,116
Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters23017.4236,22517.3035,97517.1935,75915.7432,74119.0939,710
Highway Maintenance Workers26026.7555,64125.9854,04318.6638,81416.8935,12635.1573,118
Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators60032.7668,13033.9870,67924.2450,42422.4046,59952.31108,823
Painters, Construction and Maintenance49027.6257,45525.9253,91815.7532,76014.0729,26737.2177,393
Pipelayers2029.1960,71230.2562,90925.9654,00524.9151,80543.0589,544
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters93025.5253,08327.4557,09416.4834,29214.6430,45445.9695,584
Roofers16022.2546,28823.7549,39515.0331,26313.4928,05737.9678,956
Sheet Metal Workers20025.0452,08427.4056,98817.9637,35417.1935,76241.4486,189
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 Installation, Maintenance and Repair Occupations -Southwest WDA 1Q2019
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Hourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / Annual
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations11,35029.8362,04930.9964,46318.0837,59716.2333,75647.7999,410
Automotive Body and Related Repairers23023.3648,57623.2648,38015.2431,71112.3825,74831.6465,812
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics1,47026.4855,08027.1856,52316.7534,85514.4930,14038.7880,678
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists27031.1564,77531.4865,47123.7749,44620.6943,04043.3190,092
Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and Repairers4017.0735,50017.0935,54113.5028,09211.9024,75522.7847,373
Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairers22024.0049,90723.2648,36816.6334,58915.0131,22630.6263,698
Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door8035.1673,12135.0672,92025.0452,07322.9947,82348.55100,978
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment3029.7561,87930.6763,79824.9751,93723.0347,91939.5182,189
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay3044.0891,69842.1687,69030.1362,68827.6257,44656.56117,647
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers18042.9289,27239.8582,89025.3952,82721.5344,78255.34115,117
First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers96040.7584,75241.8587,04529.0860,48226.7355,59559.93124,661
Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers1,03032.4667,52932.5267,65121.5844,90319.3740,28944.3292,199
Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers16018.5338,53419.7841,14811.7824,49810.5221,89931.5665,657
Industrial Machinery Mechanics31029.8562,09931.9666,47123.7349,36121.9845,72846.6997,135
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, All Other77018.3238,10321.6144,93015.4832,20014.5130,19036.2775,444
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General2,21024.7251,43526.6355,38017.4936,37716.2633,80938.1179,253
Maintenance Workers, Machinery7022.9347,69322.6347,06416.2733,84515.4932,20730.3463,103
Mechanical Door RepairersN/A17.3736,13218.1537,75515.3831,98514.3129,76524.4950,935
Medical Equipment RepairersN/A19.7841,13820.8743,39416.3433,99315.5232,28429.1560,637
Millwrights4026.9956,14529.1460,61818.1937,83316.4734,26345.3794,361
Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines11029.1760,66829.7561,88220.0141,62018.7138,92040.7984,845
Motorboat Mechanics and Service TechniciansN/A21.8145,35923.0848,00915.2231,66413.6928,48634.0470,816
Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics13031.7966,13533.4669,59424.9451,86323.0047,84047.6699,121
Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers9030.0362,47229.1460,60521.5144,74618.0937,61838.2579,550
Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers78042.1687,68338.4179,88125.4853,01721.1944,07249.47102,888
Telecommunications Line Installers and RepairersN/A27.9158,03929.2460,83318.4638,39316.7634,87845.7495,148
Tire Repairers and ChangersN/A12.5226,03213.4628,00311.4923,90010.9122,69417.3236,019
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 Production Occupations -Southwest WDA 1Q2019
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Hourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / AnnualHourly / Annual
Production Occupations15,25020.1941,99823.8049,51512.9526,93511.6724,26544.6292,809
Assemblers and fabricators, all other, including team assemblers2,01016.4534,22017.2935,95612.4625,91511.5023,91224.2650,470
Bakers42012.2125,40914.8930,98011.5023,90810.9522,77623.5148,916
Butchers and Meat Cutters9021.5744,87022.8147,43915.8332,94114.6630,47933.7770,259
Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters16021.0143,70521.5544,83316.0233,31814.7930,76429.5561,465
Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders11024.0750,05725.9854,03017.9737,38417.0935,54839.3481,814
Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders21022.7147,22421.9745,69714.8630,91513.3227,70529.8162,001
Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal aN/A29.4661,27634.5671,89320.1241,84917.8137,03260.54125,936
Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic29021.7145,17523.3348,52814.8430,87013.7628,62435.7774,394
Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders9019.6040,76119.4240,40414.7930,76712.7226,46725.4452,910
Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic24016.8635,06417.5336,46912.0725,09811.2723,44824.6051,173
Dental Laboratory TechniciansN/A23.2548,36328.8860,07120.1941,98818.3638,17960.63126,126
Electrical, electronic, and electromechanical assemblers, except coil winders, tapers, and finishers63016.8335,00717.9537,33013.2827,60712.5626,13124.7551,490
Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic10019.5640,68820.3642,36816.6934,72015.6632,57927.9858,201
First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers1,38035.5473,93637.5278,03723.5949,05320.8243,31058.85122,417
Food Batchmakers18015.9433,14317.3236,01011.7724,49811.1923,28224.5651,086
Furniture FinishersN/A17.7336,85917.6336,68015.1531,50113.1127,28522.0145,776
Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand5018.4638,40821.8645,46813.9228,94713.2427,52037.7578,520
Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic15021.1844,06625.0252,04813.4728,01511.5223,95346.9897,716
Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and PlasticN/A17.4336,24321.9245,59313.8828,86913.2327,51745.2594,116
Helpers--Production Workers31015.3231,86215.3031,83011.3523,61310.9322,74320.8143,302
Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers1,16029.7761,92132.0266,61917.4336,24315.9233,10249.62103,212
Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers14019.9241,44824.8751,72616.2533,80015.3231,88044.6192,786
Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers53012.2725,53513.0627,16011.0522,98410.6622,17317.1835,732
Machinists79025.3552,72926.3454,79015.9233,09814.3329,81044.5392,635
Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers8015.8733,01116.6134,54111.4123,73311.0422,95924.5751,103
Medical Appliance TechniciansN/A28.0658,36727.3556,88922.7347,26819.7040,97833.2369,114
Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other2018.0737,59518.1237,69113.9028,91111.5023,91624.0650,040
Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders11020.5142,65222.0745,90415.6932,62614.5530,27332.1666,897
Model Makers, Metal and PlasticN/A31.3065,10733.5669,79923.5749,01521.9745,70348.60101,088
Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic24017.1035,56919.0739,65012.6026,21411.5824,08829.6361,640
Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic48018.3538,17320.2342,09213.1027,25612.4325,84330.9764,428
Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders41015.6732,58417.7436,88812.7326,49111.8024,56025.7453,552
Painters, Transportation Equipment13041.8186,96235.4373,68620.5042,62419.3640,26850.27104,571
Painting, Coating, and Decorating Workers2020.2642,15119.9741,53813.3627,78212.0024,95328.7259,730
Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders13021.5744,86121.2144,12117.4836,37016.8635,06025.5553,138
Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine Operators5013.7628,61715.7532,76512.2525,49311.4523,81318.7639,021
Plant and System Operators, All Other1025.7353,52826.0454,15820.6242,90020.0941,79134.8272,425
Plating and Coating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic13021.7945,30625.5553,14516.0533,37915.3431,91645.3394,295
Power Plant Operators8037.0377,01438.7080,51432.1066,75729.8161,98952.37108,929
Prepress Technicians and Workers6020.3142,25421.2144,11514.8230,82113.3727,79630.6263,707
Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related MaterialsN/A13.0927,23613.2627,56211.5524,02911.0923,05715.6732,600
Print Binding and Finishing Workers32017.2735,90918.0237,49212.0225,00011.2223,34326.8155,771
Printing Press Operators75012.1425,26216.5634,43511.4323,75810.8822,63729.4661,263
Production Workers, All Other16018.0037,43520.0441,68214.0029,11612.4825,95529.6861,734
Sewing Machine Operators15016.3333,98516.9535,26111.6724,27911.2423,38523.8649,633
Structural Metal Fabricators and FittersN/A18.7238,93920.6342,91314.1429,39213.1727,41131.1564,775
Tailors, Dressmakers, and Custom Sewers3017.7636,93421.3044,30212.5026,00510.6622,17735.7174,272
Tool and Die Makers19029.4561,25030.1562,72420.7843,22018.2537,95644.4492,434
Upholsterers5019.4140,37621.1343,94711.7724,48410.9522,79542.3788,130
Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators32036.4075,71035.7074,24227.0556,27826.0154,10046.8797,487
Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers22027.9758,19627.5157,23318.5038,48516.7634,88038.9080,907
Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders6021.9745,70623.3948,66418.8139,12317.5336,46830.7663,978
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 Transportation and Material Moving Occupations -Southwest WDA 1Q2019
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Transportation and Material Moving Occupations18,37017.6236,64220.3042,22312.1725,32711.3723,63832.2166,989
Air Traffic ControllersN/A34.4971,73136.2875,47222.5046,81221.4144,54351.17106,439
Airfield Operations Specialists5029.1260,56030.5263,48021.9545,66620.9243,50945.2794,163
Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants61015.9333,12916.3734,05211.9124,78811.3523,62023.8449,589
Bus Drivers, School or Special Client2,00019.1639,86021.2044,09515.3932,00714.0329,17430.8864,240
Bus Drivers, Transit and Intercity28027.5657,32326.2154,52321.4844,66820.4242,46831.2164,929
Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels4032.6867,98030.1262,65517.6836,77411.5424,01739.8582,880
Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment1,06012.2925,55214.4229,99511.2723,45010.8722,61322.5146,815
Commercial Pilots160N/A157,376N/A152,271N/A83,644N/A75,784N/A>208,000
Crane and Tower Operators5042.2287,82138.9881,07725.0652,13620.8843,43453.08110,417
Driver/Sales Workers1,35011.9824,90716.9635,28610.9222,72010.8722,60830.2462,894
First-line supervisors of transportation and material moving workers, except aircraft cargo handling supervisors86034.9472,67034.4471,63722.7247,25320.5242,68949.10102,127
Flight AttendantsN/AN/A121,143N/A115,535N/A94,524N/A88,983N/A138,833
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers1,79025.3252,66227.1456,44619.3640,27217.5536,50238.4179,891
Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators19023.5248,91224.2150,37217.1235,60416.3033,91534.4271,577
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand4,32014.7630,70216.4634,22712.0325,01411.4923,88724.1950,313
Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers2,30017.1935,76119.5840,72512.5326,05611.7224,37432.0866,731
Material Moving Workers, All Other1014.7030,58617.0335,41613.7728,63912.8126,63025.9253,916
Motor Vehicle Operators, All OtherN/A13.1627,37515.9433,15811.7824,49611.2123,31824.5951,137
Packers and Packagers, Hand1,00012.5025,98914.1529,44511.5824,09210.9622,79221.0443,752
Parking Lot Attendants14012.9726,99315.1631,53511.7124,34311.1923,27822.4646,708
Refuse and Recyclable Material Collectors55022.1145,99022.0145,79316.2033,69214.2729,67229.8061,991
Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs1,08016.7434,80318.0137,46811.8924,73011.4723,86629.0760,456
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