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Estimated employment8,820
Mean wage11.14
Entry wage9.02
10th percentile wage8.81
50th percentile wage10.55
90th percentile wage14.43
 Top Employing Industries
 Industry Employment  Percent 
Education and Health Services7,80088.4%
Leisure and Hospitality5005.6%
Other Services3904.4%
Public Adminsitration901.0%
Trade, Transportation,, and Utilities400.4%
 Best Paying Industries
 Industry Employment  Median Wage 
Public Adminsitration9012.17
Education and Health Services7,80011.14
Leisure and Hospitality50011.10
Other Services39011.10
Trade, Transportation,, and Utilities4010.90
Childcare Workers (39-9011)
Attend to children at schools, businesses, private households, and childcare institutions. Perform a variety of tasks, such as dressing, feeding, bathing, and overseeing play. Excludes ""Preschool Teachers, ex. Special Education"" (25-2011) and ""Te
Median Wage History
YearThis OccupationCompared to Occupational Group  Difference 
Current$11.14 $13.84  -$2.69
2013$11.13+.2%$13.81 +.2%-$2.68
2012$10.98+1.3%$13.64 +1.3%-$2.65
2011$10.82+1.5%$13.44 +1.5%-$2.61
2010$10.67+1.4%$13.25 +1.4%-$2.57
2009$10.56+1.1%$13.11 +1.1%-$2.54
2008$10.35+2.0%$12.85 +2.0%-$2.49
2007$10.07+2.8%$12.50 +2.8%-$2.43
2006$9.68+4.1%$12.01 +4.1%-$2.33
2005$9.40+2.9%$11.68 +2.9%-$2.27
YearThis OccupationCompared to All Occupations  Difference 
Current$11.14 $26.43  -$15.28
2013$11.13+.2%$26.36 +.3%-$15.23
2012$10.98+1.3%$25.83 +2.1%-$14.84
2011$10.82+1.5%$25.38 +1.7%-$14.55
2010$10.67+1.4%$24.99 +1.6%-$14.31
2009$10.56+1.1%$24.57 +1.7%-$14.00
2008$10.35+2.0%$24.23 +1.4%-$13.87
2007$10.07+2.8%$23.61 +2.6%-$13.54
2006$9.68+4.1%$22.86 +3.3%-$13.18
2005$9.40+2.9%$22.15 +3.2%-$12.74

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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