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Estimated employment3,980
Mean wage23.05
Entry wage11.08
10th percentile wage9.58
50th percentile wage20.37
90th percentile wage40.31
 Top Employing Industries
 Industry Employment  Percent 
Leisure and Hospitality2,89072.7%
Other Services71017.8%
Education and Health Services3007.6%
Professional and Business Services
 Best Paying Industries
 Industry Employment  Median Wage 
Professional and Business Services31.17
Other Services71024.53
Leisure and Hospitality2,89022.82
Education and Health Services30019.69
Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors (39-9031)
Instruct or coach groups or individuals in exercise activities and the fundamentals of sports. Demonstrate techniques and methods of participation. Observe participants and inform them of corrective measures necessary to improve their skills. Those required to hold teaching degrees should be reported in the appropriate teaching category. Exclude "Athletic Trainers" (29-9091).
Median Wage History
YearThis OccupationCompared to Occupational Group  Difference 
Current$23.05 $13.84  $9.21
2013$23.01+.2%$13.81 +.2%$9.19
2012$22.71+1.3%$13.64 +1.3%$9.08
2011$22.38+1.5%$13.44 +1.5%$8.95
2010$22.07+1.4%$13.25 +1.4%$8.82
2009$21.84+1.1%$13.11 +1.1%$8.73
2008$21.41+2.0%$12.85 +2.0%$8.56
2007$20.83+2.8%$12.50 +2.8%$8.32
2006$20.01+4.1%$12.01 +4.1%$8.00
2005$19.45+2.9%$11.68 +2.9%$7.77
YearThis OccupationCompared to All Occupations  Difference 
Current$23.05 $26.43  -$3.38
2013$23.01+.2%$26.36 +.3%-$3.35
2012$22.71+1.3%$25.83 +2.1%-$3.11
2011$22.38+1.5%$25.38 +1.7%-$3.00
2010$22.07+1.4%$24.99 +1.6%-$2.91
2009$21.84+1.1%$24.57 +1.7%-$2.72
2008$21.41+2.0%$24.23 +1.4%-$2.82
2007$20.83+2.8%$23.61 +2.6%-$2.78
2006$20.01+4.1%$22.86 +3.3%-$2.84
2005$19.45+2.9%$22.15 +3.2%-$2.70

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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