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Estimated employment13,120
Mean wage66.76
Entry wage36.94
10th percentile wage32.95
50th percentile wage57.99
90th percentile wageN/A
 Top Employing Industries
 Industry Employment  Percent 
Financial Activities5,09038.8%
Professional and Business Services3,16024.1%
Manufacturing1,44011.0%
Education and Health Services1,1608.9%
Trade, Transportation,, and Utilities9907.6%
 Best Paying Industries
 Industry Employment  Median Wage 
Professional and Business Services3,16073.26
Financial Activities5,09071.11
Trade, Transportation,, and Utilities99066.20
Manufacturing1,44059.49
Education and Health Services1,16055.55
Financial Managers (11-3031)
Plan, direct, and coordinate accounting, investing, banking, insurance, securities, and other financial activities of a branch, office, or department of an establishment.
Median Wage History
YearThis OccupationCompared to Occupational Group  Difference 
Current$66.76 $60.58  $6.18
2013$66.54+.3%$60.38 +.3%$6.16
2012$64.93+2.5%$58.92 +2.5%$6.01
2011$63.87+1.7%$57.96 +1.7%$5.91
2010$62.87+1.6%$57.06 +1.6%$5.82
2009$61.54+2.2%$55.85 +2.2%$5.69
2008$61.09+.7%$55.44 +.7%$5.65
2007$59.21+3.2%$53.73 +3.2%$5.48
2006$57.26+3.4%$51.96 +3.4%$5.30
2005$55.54+3.1%$50.40 +3.1%$5.14
YearThis OccupationCompared to All Occupations  Difference 
Current$66.76 $26.43  $40.33
2013$66.54+.3%$26.36 +.3%$40.18
2012$64.93+2.5%$25.83 +2.1%$39.10
2011$63.87+1.7%$25.38 +1.7%$38.49
2010$62.87+1.6%$24.99 +1.6%$37.89
2009$61.54+2.2%$24.57 +1.7%$36.97
2008$61.09+.7%$24.23 +1.4%$36.86
2007$59.21+3.2%$23.61 +2.6%$35.59
2006$57.26+3.4%$22.86 +3.3%$34.40
2005$55.54+3.1%$22.15 +3.2%$33.39

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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