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Estimated employment5,530
Mean wage14.43
Entry wage9.15
10th percentile wage8.86
50th percentile wage12.64
90th percentile wage22.59
 Top Employing Industries
 Industry Employment  Percent 
Public Adminsitration2,24040.5%
Education and Health Services2,13038.5%
Leisure and Hospitality78014.1%
Other Services3606.6%
 Best Paying Industries
 Industry Employment  Median Wage 
Public Adminsitration2,24015.37
Education and Health Services2,13014.40
Other Services36013.86
Leisure and Hospitality78012.12
Recreation Workers (39-9032)
Conduct recreation activities with groups in public, private, or volunteer agencies or recreation facilities. Organize and promote activities, such as arts and crafts, sports, games, music, dramatics, social recreation, camping, and hobbies, taking into account the needs and interests of individual members.
Median Wage History
YearThis OccupationCompared to Occupational Group  Difference 
Current$14.43 $13.84  $0.59
2013$14.41+.2%$13.81 +.2%$0.59
2012$14.22+1.3%$13.64 +1.3%$0.59
2011$14.02+1.5%$13.44 +1.5%$0.58
2010$13.82+1.4%$13.25 +1.4%$0.57
2009$13.67+1.1%$13.11 +1.1%$0.56
2008$13.41+2.0%$12.85 +2.0%$0.55
2007$13.04+2.8%$12.50 +2.8%$0.54
2006$12.53+4.1%$12.01 +4.1%$0.52
2005$12.18+2.9%$11.68 +2.9%$0.50
YearThis OccupationCompared to All Occupations  Difference 
Current$14.43 $26.43  -$11.99
2013$14.41+.2%$26.36 +.3%-$11.95
2012$14.22+1.3%$25.83 +2.1%-$11.60
2011$14.02+1.5%$25.38 +1.7%-$11.36
2010$13.82+1.4%$24.99 +1.6%-$11.16
2009$13.67+1.1%$24.57 +1.7%-$10.89
2008$13.41+2.0%$24.23 +1.4%-$10.82
2007$13.04+2.8%$23.61 +2.6%-$10.57
2006$12.53+4.1%$22.86 +3.3%-$10.32
2005$12.18+2.9%$22.15 +3.2%-$9.97

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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