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Estimated employment11,070
Mean wage21.39
Entry wage14.15
10th percentile wage12.79
50th percentile wage20.63
90th percentile wage30.82
 Top Employing Industries
 Industry Employment  Percent 
Financial Activities2,59023.4%
Education and Health Services2,59023.4%
Manufacturing1,44013.0%
Public Adminsitration1,0809.7%
Trade, Transportation,, and Utilities9708.7%
 Best Paying Industries
 Industry Employment  Median Wage 
Public Adminsitration1,08023.87
Manufacturing1,44023.07
Trade, Transportation,, and Utilities97022.65
Education and Health Services2,59022.21
Professional and Business Services75021.84
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General (49-9071)
Perform work involving the skills of two or more maintenance or craft occupations to keep machines, mechanical equipment, or the structure of an establishment in repair. Duties may involve pipe fitting; boiler making; insulating; welding; machining; carpentry; repairing electrical or mechanical equipment; installing, aligning, and balancing new equipment; and repairing buildings, floors, or stairs. Exclude "Maintenance Workers, Machinery" (49-9043).
Median Wage History
YearThis OccupationCompared to Occupational Group  Difference 
Current$21.39 $24.54  -$3.14
2013$21.23+.8%$24.36 +.8%-$3.12
2012$20.79+2.1%$23.84 +2.1%-$3.05
2011$20.49+1.5%$23.50 +1.5%-$3.01
2010$20.04+2.2%$22.99 +2.2%-$2.94
2009$19.81+1.2%$22.72 +1.2%-$2.91
2008$19.47+1.7%$22.33 +1.7%-$2.86
2007$18.90+3.0%$21.68 +3.0%-$2.77
2006$18.35+3.0%$21.05 +3.0%-$2.69
2005$17.81+3.0%$20.43 +3.0%-$2.61
YearThis OccupationCompared to All Occupations  Difference 
Current$21.39 $26.43  -$5.03
2013$21.23+.8%$26.36 +.3%-$5.12
2012$20.79+2.1%$25.83 +2.1%-$5.03
2011$20.49+1.5%$25.38 +1.7%-$4.89
2010$20.04+2.2%$24.99 +1.6%-$4.94
2009$19.81+1.2%$24.57 +1.7%-$4.75
2008$19.47+1.7%$24.23 +1.4%-$4.76
2007$18.90+3.0%$23.61 +2.6%-$4.71
2006$18.35+3.0%$22.86 +3.3%-$4.51
2005$17.81+3.0%$22.15 +3.2%-$4.33

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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