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Estimated employment3,890
Mean wage27.30
Entry wage14.20
10th percentile wage12.69
50th percentile wage26.61
90th percentile wage44.01
 Top Employing Industries
 Industry Employment  Percent 
Education and Health Services3,14080.8%
Public Adminsitration3408.7%
Other Services
 Best Paying Industries
 Industry Employment  Median Wage 
Public Adminsitration34031.29
Education and Health Services3,14027.15
Other Services20.15
Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors (21-1012)
Counsel individuals and provide group educational and vocational guidance services.
Median Wage History
YearThis OccupationCompared to Occupational Group  Difference 
Current$27.30 $24.76  $2.54
2013$27.21+.3%$24.67 +.3%$2.53
2012$26.69+1.9%$24.20 +1.9%$2.48
2011$26.17+2.0%$23.73 +2.0%$2.43
2010$25.76+1.6%$23.36 +1.6%$2.40
2009$25.31+1.8%$22.95 +1.8%$2.35
2008$25.04+1.1%$22.71 +1.1%$2.33
2007$24.29+3.1%$22.03 +3.1%$2.26
2006$23.48+3.5%$21.30 +3.5%$2.18
2005$22.58+4.0%$20.48 +4.0%$2.10
YearThis OccupationCompared to All Occupations  Difference 
Current$27.30 $26.43  $0.87
2013$27.21+.3%$26.36 +.3%$0.85
2012$26.69+1.9%$25.83 +2.1%$0.86
2011$26.17+2.0%$25.38 +1.7%$0.78
2010$25.76+1.6%$24.99 +1.6%$0.77
2009$25.31+1.8%$24.57 +1.7%$0.74
2008$25.04+1.1%$24.23 +1.4%$0.81
2007$24.29+3.1%$23.61 +2.6%$0.68
2006$23.48+3.5%$22.86 +3.3%$0.62
2005$22.58+4.0%$22.15 +3.2%$0.43

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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