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Estimated employment4,240
Mean wage34.38
Entry wage23.84
10th percentile wage22.09
50th percentile wage33.10
90th percentile wage49.44
 Top Employing Industries
 Industry Employment  Percent 
Construction3,15074.2%
Public Adminsitration47011.1%
Professional and Business Services2205.2%
Trade, Transportation,, and Utilities1704.0%
Manufacturing1102.7%
 Best Paying Industries
 Industry Employment  Median Wage 
Trade, Transportation,, and Utilities17035.69
Construction3,15034.86
Education and Health Services4034.61
Professional and Business Services22032.81
Public Adminsitration47032.56
First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Work (47-1011)
Directly supervise and coordinate activities of construction or extraction workers.
Median Wage History
YearThis OccupationCompared to Occupational Group  Difference 
Current$34.38 $25.78  $8.59
2013$34.32+.2%$25.74 +.2%$8.58
2012$33.80+1.5%$25.35 +1.5%$8.45
2011$33.51+.9%$25.13 +.9%$8.37
2010$33.01+1.5%$24.76 +1.5%$8.25
2009$32.64+1.2%$24.48 +1.2%$8.16
2008$32.29+1.1%$24.22 +1.1%$8.07
2007$31.22+3.4%$23.42 +3.4%$7.80
2006$30.03+4.0%$22.53 +4.0%$7.51
2005$28.96+3.7%$21.72 +3.7%$7.24
YearThis OccupationCompared to All Occupations  Difference 
Current$34.38 $26.43  $7.95
2013$34.32+.2%$26.36 +.3%$7.96
2012$33.80+1.5%$25.83 +2.1%$7.97
2011$33.51+.9%$25.38 +1.7%$8.12
2010$33.01+1.5%$24.99 +1.6%$8.03
2009$32.64+1.2%$24.57 +1.7%$8.07
2008$32.29+1.1%$24.23 +1.4%$8.06
2007$31.22+3.4%$23.61 +2.6%$7.61
2006$30.03+4.0%$22.86 +3.3%$7.17
2005$28.96+3.7%$22.15 +3.2%$6.81

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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