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Estimated employment7,420
Mean wage35.05
Entry wage20.85
10th percentile wage17.93
50th percentile wage34.49
90th percentile wage52.74
 Top Employing Industries
 Industry Employment  Percent 
Financial Activities2,92039.4%
Professional and Business Services1,17015.7%
Public Adminsitration1,05014.2%
Other Services92012.4%
Education and Health Services5507.4%
 Best Paying Industries
 Industry Employment  Median Wage 
Financial Activities2,92038.18
Education and Health Services55036.88
Professional and Business Services1,17036.26
Public Adminsitration1,05035.19
Manufacturing35034.65
Business Operations Specialists, All Other (13-1199)
All business operations specialists not listed separately.
Median Wage History
YearThis OccupationCompared to Occupational Group  Difference 
Current$35.05 $38.88  -$3.82
2013$34.94+.3%$38.75 +.3%-$3.81
2012$34.09+2.5%$37.81 +2.5%-$3.72
2011$33.54+1.7%$37.20 +1.7%-$3.66
2010$33.01+1.6%$36.62 +1.6%-$3.60
2009$32.31+2.2%$35.84 +2.2%-$3.52
2008$32.08+.7%$35.58 +.7%-$3.50
2007$31.09+3.2%$34.48 +3.2%-$3.39
2006$30.07+3.4%$33.35 +3.4%-$3.28
2005$29.16+3.1%$32.35 +3.1%-$3.18
YearThis OccupationCompared to All Occupations  Difference 
Current$35.05 $26.43  $8.63
2013$34.94+.3%$26.36 +.3%$8.58
2012$34.09+2.5%$25.83 +2.1%$8.26
2011$33.54+1.7%$25.38 +1.7%$8.15
2010$33.01+1.6%$24.99 +1.6%$8.03
2009$32.31+2.2%$24.57 +1.7%$7.75
2008$32.08+.7%$24.23 +1.4%$7.85
2007$31.09+3.2%$23.61 +2.6%$7.47
2006$30.07+3.4%$22.86 +3.3%$7.21
2005$29.16+3.1%$22.15 +3.2%$7.01

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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