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Estimated employment30,870
Mean wage68.55
Entry wage32.06
10th percentile wage27.79
50th percentile wage58.24
90th percentile wageN/A
 Top Employing Industries
 Industry Employment  Percent 
Trade, Transportation,, and Utilities6,25020.2%
Professional and Business Services6,20020.1%
Financial Activities4,58014.8%
Manufacturing4,45014.4%
Education and Health Services2,9409.5%
 Best Paying Industries
 Industry Employment  Median Wage 
Professional and Business Services6,20080.16
Financial Activities4,58077.79
Manufacturing4,45071.70
Construction1,84068.43
Trade, Transportation,, and Utilities6,25066.90
General and Operations Managers (11-1021)
Plan, direct, or coordinate the operations of companies or public and private sector organizations. Duties and responsibilities include formulating policies, managing daily operations, and planning the use of materials and human resources, but are too diverse and general in nature to be classified in any one functional area of management or administration, such as personnel, purchasing, or administrative services. Include owners and managers who head small business establishments whose duties are primarily managerial. Exclude "First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Retail Sales Workers" (41-1011) and workers in other small establishments.
Median Wage History
YearThis OccupationCompared to Occupational Group  Difference 
Current$68.55 $60.58  $7.97
2013$68.33+.3%$60.38 +.3%$7.94
2012$66.67+2.5%$58.92 +2.5%$7.75
2011$65.59+1.7%$57.96 +1.7%$7.62
2010$64.56+1.6%$57.06 +1.6%$7.51
2009$63.19+2.2%$55.85 +2.2%$7.35
2008$62.74+.7%$55.44 +.7%$7.29
2007$60.80+3.2%$53.73 +3.2%$7.07
2006$58.80+3.4%$51.96 +3.4%$6.84
2005$57.03+3.1%$50.40 +3.1%$6.63
YearThis OccupationCompared to All Occupations  Difference 
Current$68.55 $26.43  $42.13
2013$68.33+.3%$26.36 +.3%$41.97
2012$66.67+2.5%$25.83 +2.1%$40.84
2011$65.59+1.7%$25.38 +1.7%$40.20
2010$64.56+1.6%$24.99 +1.6%$39.57
2009$63.19+2.2%$24.57 +1.7%$38.63
2008$62.74+.7%$24.23 +1.4%$38.50
2007$60.80+3.2%$23.61 +2.6%$37.18
2006$58.80+3.4%$22.86 +3.3%$35.94
2005$57.03+3.1%$22.15 +3.2%$34.88

Note:The mid-wage is the median wage. The average wage is the mean wage. The entry-level wage is equal to the average of the lower third of reported wages for the occupation. The wage range consists of the 10th and 90th percentiles; 80 percent of workers earn between this wage range, 10 percent earn less while 10 percent earn more.

Reference Date: 1st Quarter 2014
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