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Estimated employment6,490
Mean wage32.78
Entry wage19.52
10th percentile wage16.93
50th percentile wage30.48
90th percentile wage51.78
 Top Employing Industries
 Industry Employment  Percent 
Professional and Business Services2,70041.6%
Financial Activities1,62025.0%
Trade, Transportation,, and Utilities84012.9%
Manufacturing5408.4%
Education and Health Services3305.0%
 Best Paying Industries
 Industry Employment  Median Wage 
Public Adminsitration9035.92
Financial Activities1,62035.32
Manufacturing54033.86
Professional and Business Services2,70032.46
Trade, Transportation,, and Utilities84032.11
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Median Wage History
YearThis OccupationCompared to Occupational Group  Difference 
Current$32.78 $38.88  -$6.10
2013$32.67+.3%$38.75 +.3%-$6.08
2012$31.88+2.5%$37.81 +2.5%-$5.93
2011$31.36+1.7%$37.20 +1.7%-$5.84
2010$30.87+1.6%$36.62 +1.6%-$5.75
2009$30.21+2.2%$35.84 +2.2%-$5.62
2008$29.99+.7%$35.58 +.7%-$5.58
2007$29.07+3.2%$34.48 +3.2%-$5.41
2006$28.11+3.4%$33.35 +3.4%-$5.23
2005$27.27+3.1%$32.35 +3.1%-$5.07
YearThis OccupationCompared to All Occupations  Difference 
Current$32.78 $26.43  $6.35
2013$32.67+.3%$26.36 +.3%$6.31
2012$31.88+2.5%$25.83 +2.1%$6.05
2011$31.36+1.7%$25.38 +1.7%$5.97
2010$30.87+1.6%$24.99 +1.6%$5.88
2009$30.21+2.2%$24.57 +1.7%$5.65
2008$29.99+.7%$24.23 +1.4%$5.76
2007$29.07+3.2%$23.61 +2.6%$5.45
2006$28.11+3.4%$22.86 +3.3%$5.25
2005$27.27+3.1%$22.15 +3.2%$5.12

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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