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Estimated employment7,560
Mean wage68.06
Entry wage36.99
10th percentile wage32.53
50th percentile wage59.32
90th percentile wageN/A
 Top Employing Industries
 Industry Employment  Percent 
Professional and Business Services5,05066.7%
Public Adminsitration1,17015.5%
Financial Activities94012.4%
Manufacturing1902.5%
Trade, Transportation,, and Utilities901.2%
 Best Paying Industries
 Industry Employment  Median Wage 
Education and Health Services3079.58
Trade, Transportation,, and Utilities9078.85
Financial Activities94073.30
Professional and Business Services5,05070.49
Manufacturing19066.86
Lawyers (23-1011)
Represent clients in criminal and civil litigation and other legal proceedings, draw up legal documents, and manage or advise clients on legal transactions. May specialize in a single area or may practice broadly in many areas of law.
Median Wage History
YearThis OccupationCompared to Occupational Group  Difference 
Current$68.06 $51.08  $16.98
2013$67.83+.3%$50.91 +.3%$16.92
2012$66.54+1.9%$49.94 +1.9%$16.60
2011$65.24+2.0%$48.97 +2.0%$16.27
2010$64.23+1.6%$48.21 +1.6%$16.02
2009$63.10+1.8%$47.36 +1.8%$15.74
2008$62.43+1.1%$46.86 +1.1%$15.57
2007$60.57+3.1%$45.46 +3.1%$15.11
2006$58.54+3.5%$43.94 +3.5%$14.60
2005$56.29+4.0%$42.25 +4.0%$14.04
YearThis OccupationCompared to All Occupations  Difference 
Current$68.06 $26.43  $41.63
2013$67.83+.3%$26.36 +.3%$41.47
2012$66.54+1.9%$25.83 +2.1%$40.71
2011$65.24+2.0%$25.38 +1.7%$39.86
2010$64.23+1.6%$24.99 +1.6%$39.24
2009$63.10+1.8%$24.57 +1.7%$38.54
2008$62.43+1.1%$24.23 +1.4%$38.20
2007$60.57+3.1%$23.61 +2.6%$36.96
2006$58.54+3.5%$22.86 +3.3%$35.69
2005$56.29+4.0%$22.15 +3.2%$34.14

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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