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Estimated employment1,930
Mean wage26.11
Entry wage18.01
10th percentile wage15.28
50th percentile wage25.76
90th percentile wage37.44
 Top Employing Industries
 Industry Employment  Percent 
Manufacturing1,21062.6%
Trade, Transportation,, and Utilities39020.2%
Other Services22011.5%
Public Adminsitration301.7%
Education and Health Services200.8%
 Best Paying Industries
 Industry Employment  Median Wage 
Public Adminsitration3028.50
Professional and Business Services27.45
Trade, Transportation,, and Utilities39026.85
Manufacturing1,21026.82
Other Services22019.87
Industrial Machinery Mechanics (49-9041)
Repair, install, adjust, or maintain industrial production and processing machinery or refinery and pipeline distribution systems. Exclude "Millwrights" (49-9044), "Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, ex. Engines" (49-3042), and "Maintenance Workers, Machinery" (49-9043) who perform only routine tasks.
Median Wage History
YearThis OccupationCompared to Occupational Group  Difference 
Current$26.11 $24.54  $1.57
2013$25.91+.8%$24.36 +.8%$1.56
2012$25.37+2.1%$23.84 +2.1%$1.52
2011$25.00+1.5%$23.50 +1.5%$1.50
2010$24.45+2.2%$22.99 +2.2%$1.47
2009$24.17+1.2%$22.72 +1.2%$1.45
2008$23.76+1.7%$22.33 +1.7%$1.43
2007$23.06+3.0%$21.68 +3.0%$1.38
2006$22.39+3.0%$21.05 +3.0%$1.34
2005$21.74+3.0%$20.43 +3.0%$1.31
YearThis OccupationCompared to All Occupations  Difference 
Current$26.11 $26.43  -$0.31
2013$25.91+.8%$26.36 +.3%-$0.44
2012$25.37+2.1%$25.83 +2.1%-$0.46
2011$25.00+1.5%$25.38 +1.7%-$0.38
2010$24.45+2.2%$24.99 +1.6%-$0.53
2009$24.17+1.2%$24.57 +1.7%-$0.39
2008$23.76+1.7%$24.23 +1.4%-$0.47
2007$23.06+3.0%$23.61 +2.6%-$0.54
2006$22.39+3.0%$22.86 +3.3%-$0.47
2005$21.74+3.0%$22.15 +3.2%-$0.41

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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