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Estimated employment8,640
Mean wage26.61
Entry wage22.48
10th percentile wage20.71
50th percentile wage26.64
90th percentile wage33.56
 Top Employing Industries
 Industry Employment  Percent 
Education and Health Services7,72089.4%
Financial Activities3604.2%
Public Adminsitration3504.0%
Professional and Business Services2002.3%
 Best Paying Industries
 Industry Employment  Median Wage 
Public Adminsitration35027.26
Education and Health Services7,72026.65
Financial Activities36026.01
Professional and Business Services20024.93
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses (29-2061)
Care for ill, injured, convalescent, or disabled persons in hospitals, nursing homes, clinics, private homes, group homes, and similar institutions. May work under the supervision of a registered nurse. Licensing required.
Median Wage History
YearThis OccupationCompared to Occupational Group  Difference 
Current$26.61 $40.58  -$13.97
2013$26.52+.3%$40.45 +.3%-$13.92
2012$26.01+1.9%$39.67 +1.9%-$13.65
2011$25.51+2.0%$38.90 +2.0%-$13.39
2010$25.11+1.6%$38.30 +1.6%-$13.18
2009$24.67+1.8%$37.63 +1.8%-$12.95
2008$24.41+1.1%$37.22 +1.1%-$12.81
2007$23.68+3.1%$36.12 +3.1%-$12.43
2006$22.89+3.5%$34.91 +3.5%-$12.01
2005$22.01+4.0%$33.56 +4.0%-$11.55
YearThis OccupationCompared to All Occupations  Difference 
Current$26.61 $26.43  $0.18
2013$26.52+.3%$26.36 +.3%$0.16
2012$26.01+1.9%$25.83 +2.1%$0.19
2011$25.51+2.0%$25.38 +1.7%$0.12
2010$25.11+1.6%$24.99 +1.6%$0.13
2009$24.67+1.8%$24.57 +1.7%$0.11
2008$24.41+1.1%$24.23 +1.4%$0.17
2007$23.68+3.1%$23.61 +2.6%$0.07
2006$22.89+3.5%$22.86 +3.3%$0.03
2005$22.01+4.0%$22.15 +3.2%-$0.14

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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