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Estimated employment19,730
Mean wage20.78
Entry wage13.97
10th percentile wage12.29
50th percentile wage20.56
90th percentile wage29.42
 Top Employing Industries
 Industry Employment  Percent 
Professional and Business Services5,06025.7%
Trade, Transportation,, and Utilities3,61018.3%
Education and Health Services2,73013.8%
Financial Activities2,65013.5%
Manufacturing1,7308.8%
 Best Paying Industries
 Industry Employment  Median Wage 
Public Adminsitration74023.93
Professional and Business Services5,06021.56
Education and Health Services2,73021.33
Manufacturing1,73021.03
Other Services80020.87
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks (43-3031)
Compute, classify, and record numerical data to keep financial records complete. Perform any combination of routine calculating, posting, and verifying duties to obtain primary financial data for use in maintaining accounting records. May also check the accuracy of figures, calculations, and postings pertaining to business transactions recorded by other workers.
Median Wage History
YearThis OccupationCompared to Occupational Group  Difference 
Current$20.78 $19.79  $0.99
2013$20.66+.6%$19.67 +.6%$0.99
2012$20.24+2.0%$19.28 +2.0%$0.97
2011$19.90+1.7%$18.95 +1.7%$0.95
2010$19.54+1.8%$18.61 +1.8%$0.93
2009$19.23+1.6%$18.31 +1.6%$0.92
2008$18.87+1.9%$17.97 +1.9%$0.90
2007$18.35+2.8%$17.48 +2.8%$0.88
2006$17.77+3.3%$16.92 +3.3%$0.85
2005$17.20+3.3%$16.38 +3.3%$0.82
YearThis OccupationCompared to All Occupations  Difference 
Current$20.78 $26.43  -$5.64
2013$20.66+.6%$26.36 +.3%-$5.70
2012$20.24+2.0%$25.83 +2.1%-$5.58
2011$19.90+1.7%$25.38 +1.7%-$5.48
2010$19.54+1.8%$24.99 +1.6%-$5.44
2009$19.23+1.6%$24.57 +1.7%-$5.33
2008$18.87+1.9%$24.23 +1.4%-$5.36
2007$18.35+2.8%$23.61 +2.6%-$5.25
2006$17.77+3.3%$22.86 +3.3%-$5.09
2005$17.20+3.3%$22.15 +3.2%-$4.95

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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