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Estimated employment2,220
Mean wage52.94
Entry wage31.70
10th percentile wage27.34
50th percentile wage49.16
90th percentile wage84.16
 Top Employing Industries
 Industry Employment  Percent 
Construction1,74078.5%
Professional and Business Services26011.6%
Public Adminsitration1306.1%
Financial Activities401.7%
Trade, Transportation,, and Utilities301.5%
 Best Paying Industries
 Industry Employment  Median Wage 
Financial Activities4061.74
Trade, Transportation,, and Utilities3059.71
Professional and Business Services26054.57
Construction1,74052.45
Public Adminsitration13050.92
Construction Managers (11-9021)
Plan, direct, coordinate, or budget, usually through subordinate supervisory personnel, activities concerned with the construction and maintenance of structures, facilities, and systems. Participate in the conceptual development of a construction project and oversee its organization, scheduling, and implementation. Include specialized construction fields, such as carpentry or plumbing. Include general superintendents, project managers, and constructors who manage, coordinate, and supervise the construction process.
Median Wage History
YearThis OccupationCompared to Occupational Group  Difference 
Current$52.94 $60.58  -$7.64
2013$52.76+.3%$60.38 +.3%-$7.62
2012$51.48+2.5%$58.92 +2.5%-$7.43
2011$50.65+1.7%$57.96 +1.7%-$7.31
2010$49.85+1.6%$57.06 +1.6%-$7.20
2009$48.80+2.2%$55.85 +2.2%-$7.04
2008$48.44+.7%$55.44 +.7%-$6.99
2007$46.95+3.2%$53.73 +3.2%-$6.78
2006$45.41+3.4%$51.96 +3.4%-$6.55
2005$44.04+3.1%$50.40 +3.1%-$6.36
YearThis OccupationCompared to All Occupations  Difference 
Current$52.94 $26.43  $26.51
2013$52.76+.3%$26.36 +.3%$26.40
2012$51.48+2.5%$25.83 +2.1%$25.66
2011$50.65+1.7%$25.38 +1.7%$25.26
2010$49.85+1.6%$24.99 +1.6%$24.87
2009$48.80+2.2%$24.57 +1.7%$24.23
2008$48.44+.7%$24.23 +1.4%$24.21
2007$46.95+3.2%$23.61 +2.6%$23.33
2006$45.41+3.4%$22.86 +3.3%$22.55
2005$44.04+3.1%$22.15 +3.2%$21.89

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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