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Estimated employment5,970
Mean wage19.83
Entry wage15.01
10th percentile wage13.68
50th percentile wage19.21
90th percentile wage27.57
 Top Employing Industries
 Industry Employment  Percent 
Education and Health Services3,04050.9%
Professional and Business Services1,30021.8%
Trade, Transportation,, and Utilities69011.6%
Financial Activities3606.0%
Manufacturing2704.5%
 Best Paying Industries
 Industry Employment  Median Wage 
Public Adminsitration9023.04
Construction4021.67
Education and Health Services3,04020.29
Professional and Business Services1,30019.90
Financial Activities36019.71
Billing and Posting Clerks and Machine Operators (43-3021)
Compile, compute, and record billing, accounting, statistical, and other numerical data for billing purposes. Prepare billing invoices for services rendered or for delivery or shipment of goods.
Median Wage History
YearThis OccupationCompared to Occupational Group  Difference 
Current$19.83 $19.79  $0.04
2013$19.71+.6%$19.67 +.6%$0.04
2012$19.32+2.0%$19.28 +2.0%$0.04
2011$18.99+1.7%$18.95 +1.7%$0.04
2010$18.64+1.8%$18.61 +1.8%$0.04
2009$18.35+1.6%$18.31 +1.6%$0.04
2008$18.00+1.9%$17.97 +1.9%$0.04
2007$17.51+2.8%$17.48 +2.8%$0.04
2006$16.95+3.3%$16.92 +3.3%$0.03
2005$16.41+3.3%$16.38 +3.3%$0.03
YearThis OccupationCompared to All Occupations  Difference 
Current$19.83 $26.43  -$6.59
2013$19.71+.6%$26.36 +.3%-$6.64
2012$19.32+2.0%$25.83 +2.1%-$6.51
2011$18.99+1.7%$25.38 +1.7%-$6.39
2010$18.64+1.8%$24.99 +1.6%-$6.34
2009$18.35+1.6%$24.57 +1.7%-$6.21
2008$18.00+1.9%$24.23 +1.4%-$6.22
2007$17.51+2.8%$23.61 +2.6%-$6.10
2006$16.95+3.3%$22.86 +3.3%-$5.90
2005$16.41+3.3%$22.15 +3.2%-$5.73

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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