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Estimated employment27,780
Mean wage14.14
Entry wage9.40
10th percentile wage8.89
50th percentile wage12.65
90th percentile wage22.40
 Top Employing Industries
 Industry Employment  Percent 
Professional and Business Services12,72045.8%
Education and Health Services7,82028.2%
Leisure and Hospitality2,1707.8%
Trade, Transportation,, and Utilities1,8106.5%
Public Adminsitration1,2004.3%
 Best Paying Industries
 Industry Employment  Median Wage 
Public Adminsitration1,20017.85
Education and Health Services7,82017.70
Construction8015.76
Manufacturing79015.00
Trade, Transportation,, and Utilities1,81014.14
Janitors and Cleaners, ex. Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners (37-2011)
Keep buildings in clean and orderly condition. Perform heavy cleaning duties, such as cleaning floors, shampooing rugs, washing walls and glass, and removing rubbish. Duties may include tending furnace and boiler, performing routine maintenance activities, notifying management of need for repairs, and cleaning snow or debris from sidewalk.
Median Wage History
YearThis OccupationCompared to Occupational Group  Difference 
Current$14.14 $14.85  -$0.71
2013$14.11+.2%$14.83 +.2%-$0.71
2012$13.93+1.3%$14.64 +1.3%-$0.70
2011$13.73+1.5%$14.43 +1.5%-$0.69
2010$13.54+1.4%$14.23 +1.4%-$0.68
2009$13.40+1.1%$14.08 +1.1%-$0.67
2008$13.14+2.0%$13.80 +2.0%-$0.66
2007$12.78+2.8%$13.42 +2.8%-$0.64
2006$12.28+4.1%$12.90 +4.1%-$0.62
2005$11.93+2.9%$12.53 +2.9%-$0.60
YearThis OccupationCompared to All Occupations  Difference 
Current$14.14 $26.43  -$12.28
2013$14.11+.2%$26.36 +.3%-$12.24
2012$13.93+1.3%$25.83 +2.1%-$11.89
2011$13.73+1.5%$25.38 +1.7%-$11.65
2010$13.54+1.4%$24.99 +1.6%-$11.44
2009$13.40+1.1%$24.57 +1.7%-$11.16
2008$13.14+2.0%$24.23 +1.4%-$11.09
2007$12.78+2.8%$23.61 +2.6%-$10.83
2006$12.28+4.1%$22.86 +3.3%-$10.58
2005$11.93+2.9%$22.15 +3.2%-$10.22

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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