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Estimated employment15,020
Mean wage37.09
Entry wage23.80
10th percentile wage21.90
50th percentile wage34.44
90th percentile wage54.79
 Top Employing Industries
 Industry Employment  Percent 
Professional and Business Services6,48043.2%
Financial Activities3,26021.7%
Education and Health Services1,2508.4%
Manufacturing1,2008.0%
Public Adminsitration1,1207.4%
 Best Paying Industries
 Industry Employment  Median Wage 
Financial Activities3,26041.73
Natural resouces and mining1037.49
Public Adminsitration1,12037.33
Professional and Business Services6,48037.07
Manufacturing1,20034.66
Accountants and Auditors (13-2011)
Examine, analyze, and interpret accounting records to prepare financial statements, give advice, or audit and evaluate statements prepared by others. Install or advise on systems of recording costs or other financial and budgetary data. Excludes Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents (13-2081).
Median Wage History
YearThis OccupationCompared to Occupational Group  Difference 
Current$37.09 $38.88  -$1.79
2013$36.96+.3%$38.75 +.3%-$1.78
2012$36.07+2.5%$37.81 +2.5%-$1.74
2011$35.48+1.7%$37.20 +1.7%-$1.71
2010$34.93+1.6%$36.62 +1.6%-$1.68
2009$34.19+2.2%$35.84 +2.2%-$1.65
2008$33.94+.7%$35.58 +.7%-$1.64
2007$32.89+3.2%$34.48 +3.2%-$1.59
2006$31.81+3.4%$33.35 +3.4%-$1.53
2005$30.85+3.1%$32.35 +3.1%-$1.49
YearThis OccupationCompared to All Occupations  Difference 
Current$37.09 $26.43  $10.66
2013$36.96+.3%$26.36 +.3%$10.60
2012$36.07+2.5%$25.83 +2.1%$10.24
2011$35.48+1.7%$25.38 +1.7%$10.10
2010$34.93+1.6%$24.99 +1.6%$9.94
2009$34.19+2.2%$24.57 +1.7%$9.62
2008$33.94+.7%$24.23 +1.4%$9.71
2007$32.89+3.2%$23.61 +2.6%$9.28
2006$31.81+3.4%$22.86 +3.3%$8.95
2005$30.85+3.1%$22.15 +3.2%$8.70

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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