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Chef Diego Velasco at work catering an event. Chefs average $51,328 in wages in Los Angeles County annually. Photo courtesy of Velasco family.

Also see: Top 100 Highest Paid Occupations in Los Angeles County


Top 100, 1st Quarter, 2018

Occupational Fields:


Occupational Title Number Employed Annual Wage or Salary Hourly Wage
Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage
All occupations 4,430,840 $57,074 $22,780 $110,855 $27 $11 $53

MANAGEMENT OCCUPATIONS

Occupational Title Number Employed Annual Wage or Salary Hourly Wage
Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage
Management Occupations 237,560 $132,884 $49,112 NA $64 $24 NA
Chief Executives 7,510 $239,496 $94,631 NA $115 $46 NA
General & Operations Managers 68,760 $141,661 $50,735 NA $68 $24 NA
Legislators 520 $70,014 $37,967 $121,361 NA NA NA
Advertising & Promotions Managers 940 $129,373 $52,766 NA $62 $25 NA
Marketing Managers 6,720 $157,011 $68,646 NA $75 $33 NA
Sales Managers 19,120 $129,944 $45,336 NA $62 $22 NA
Public Relations & Fundraising Managers 1,940 $144,110 $71,269 NA $69 $34 NA
Administrative Services Managers 10,190 $112,573 $61,778 $174,463 $54 $30 $84
Occupational Title Number Employed Annual Wage or Salary Hourly Wage
Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage
Computer & Information Systems Managers 10,340 $166,431 $99,612 NA $80 $48 NA
Financial Managers 19,260 $166,421 $78,495 NA $80 $38 NA
Industrial Production Managers 4,940 $122,830 $58,920 $198,529 $59 $28 $95
Purchasing Managers 2,190 $135,558 $64,043 $206,123 $65 $31 $99
Transportation, Storage, & Distribution Managers 5,430 $100,295 $56,532 $153,663 $48 $27 $74
Compensation & Benefits Managers 430 $153,102 $87,619 NA $74 $42 NA
Human Resources Managers 4,140 $129,556 $67,809 $197,192 $62 $33 $95
Training & Development Managers 870 $123,872 $61,635 $191,416 $60 $30 $92
Farmers, Ranchers, & Other Agricultural Managers NA $61,584 $33,343 $85,384 $30 $16 $41
Construction Managers 6,220 $102,235 $37,242 $167,890 $49 $18 $81
Occupational Title Number Employed Annual Wage or Salary Hourly Wage
Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage
Education Administrators, Preschool & Childcare Center/Program 1,660 $57,307 $40,263 $84,353 $28 $19 $41
Education Administrators, Elementary & Secondary School 4,910 $120,401 $86,670 $157,470 NA NA NA
Education Administrators, Postsecondary 4,480 $131,046 $72,688 $202,234 $63 $35 $97
Education Administrators, All Other 1,420 $92,682 $53,113 $142,630 $45 $26 $69
Architectural & Engineering Managers 5,510 $171,177 $99,806 NA $82 $48 NA
Food Service Managers 9,840 $50,245 $26,485 $80,077 $24 $13 $39
Funeral Service Managers 140 NA NA NA NA NA NA
Lodging Managers 710 $64,523 $32,935 $108,134 $31 $16 $52
Medical & Health Services Managers 9,200 $115,880 $54,378 $177,821 $56 $26 $86
Natural Sciences Managers NA $114,319 $46,407 $209,184 $55 $22 $101
Occupational Title Number Employed Annual Wage or Salary Hourly Wage
Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage
Postmasters & Mail Superintendents 90 $91,641 $73,198 $114,145 $44 $35 $55
Property, Real Estate, & Community Association Managers 8,430 $72,382 $28,863 $127,086 $35 $14 $61
Emergency Management Directors 110 $129,087 $81,771 $193,018 $62 $39 $93
Managers, All Other 13,230 $142,865 $71,330 NA $69 $34 NA

BUSINESS & FINANCIAL OPERATIONS OCCUPATIONS

Occupational Title Number Employed Annual Wage or Salary Hourly Wage
Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage
Business & Financial Operations Occupations 253,570 $82,761 $40,324 $131,302 $40 $19 $63
Agents & Business Managers of Artists, Performers, & Athletes 5,880 $98,540 $33,405 NA $47 $16 NA
Buyers & Purchasing Agents 15,200 $70,055 $33,690 $111,696 $34 $16 $54
Claims Adjusters, Examiners, & Investigators 8,050 $74,403 $48,785 $100,704 $36 $23 $48
Insurance Appraisers, Auto Damage 1,170 $63,768 $44,172 $90,579 $31 $21 $44
Compliance Officers, Except Agriculture, Construction, Health & Safety, & Transportation 8,910 $83,129 $50,653 $113,033 $40 $24 $54
Cost Estimators 5,610 $69,044 $34,793 $106,195 $33 $17 $51
Human Resources Specialists 15,360 $74,790 $41,835 $116,278 $36 $20 $56
Labor Relations Specialists 2,840 $85,639 $39,263 $134,067 $41 $19 $64
Logisticians 5,080 $84,731 $52,337 $125,188 $41 $25 $60
Occupational Title Number Employed Annual Wage or Salary Hourly Wage
Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage
Management Analysts 21,290 $95,784 $52,857 $143,406 $46 $25 $69
Meeting, Convention, & Event Planners 4,050 $55,899 $27,301 $86,119 $27 $13 $41
Fundraisers 2,050 $83,200 $40,141 $143,284 $40 $19 $69
Compensation, Benefits, & Job Analysis Specialists 1,910 $79,036 $48,918 $118,605 $38 $24 $57
Training & Development Specialists 7,020 $67,993 $33,752 $106,644 $33 $16 $51
Market Research Analysts & Marketing Specialists 25,110 $72,667 $34,160 $125,392 $35 $16 $60
Business Operations Specialists, All Other 39,750 $79,893 $38,436 $128,189 $38 $18 $62
Accountants & Auditors 42,940 $85,803 $45,938 $133,424 $41 $22 $64
Appraisers & Assessors of Real Estate 1,190 $84,006 $46,550 $123,678 $40 $22 $59
Budget Analysts 1,830 $94,702 $55,736 $138,354 $46 $27 $67
Occupational Title Number Employed Annual Wage or Salary Hourly Wage
Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage
Credit Analysts 2,310 $90,763 $45,550 $150,448 $44 $22 $72
Financial Analysts 8,660 $106,062 $56,205 $165,400 $51 $27 $80
Personal Financial Advisors 7,110 $133,465 $52,623 NA $64 $25 NA
Insurance Underwriters 1,530 $94,315 $46,407 $159,072 $45 $22 $76
Financial Examiners 1,210 $102,969 $56,328 $163,481 $50 $27 $79
Loan Officers 8,160 $83,221 $32,200 $156,878 $40 $15 $75
Tax Examiners & Collectors, & Revenue Agents 1,240 $82,690 $47,060 $122,790 $40 $23 $59
Tax Preparers 3,250 $60,992 $25,383 $113,512 $29 $12 $55
Financial Specialists, All Other 3,920 $80,138 $42,355 $132,679 $39 $20 $64

COMPUTER & MATHEMATICAL OCCUPATIONS

Occupational Title Number Employed Annual Wage or Salary Hourly Wage
Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage
Computer & Mathematical Occupations 110,160 $95,038 $45,138 $153,782 $46 $22 $74
Computer & Information Research Scientists 1,040 $127,604 $68,849 $193,558 $61 $33 $93
Computer Systems Analysts 14,450 $95,474 $53,607 $144,989 $46 $26 $70
Information Security Analysts 2,170 $103,446 $57,790 $147,740 $50 $28 $71
Computer Programmers 6,740 $92,885 $57,475 $134,763 $45 $28 $65
Software Developers, Applications 16,970 $112,991 $61,913 $163,074 $54 $30 $78
Software Developers, Systems Software 14,610 $123,674 $68,635 $181,708 $59 $33 $87
Web Developers 5,660 $77,754 $39,461 $136,723 $37 $19 $66
Database Administrators 2,500 $97,119 $45,473 $152,676 $47 $22 $73
Network & Computer Systems Administrators 9,850 $92,722 $50,225 $135,880 $45 $24 $65
Occupational Title Number Employed Annual Wage or Salary Hourly Wage
Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage
Computer Network Architects 3,100 $125,867 $65,630 $192,167 $61 $32 $92
Computer User Support Specialists 14,960 $58,085 $32,363 $90,224 $28 $16 $43
Computer Network Support Specialists 3,990 $77,226 $42,152 $124,872 $37 $20 $60
Computer Occupations, All Other 9,970 $83,888 $38,202 $137,596 $40 $18 $66
Actuaries 480 $110,940 $69,712 $164,648 $53 $34 $79
Mathematicians 60 $73,703 $54,196 $99,546 $35 $26 $48
Operations Research Analysts 2,660 $92,123 $48,956 $147,162 $44 $24 $71
Statisticians 950 $83,512 $49,656 $123,867 $40 $24 $60
Miscellaneous Mathematical Science Occupations NA $72,078 $27,103 $128,832 $35 $13 $62

ARCHITECTURE & ENGINEERING OCCUPATIONS

Occupational Title Number Employed Annual Wage or Salary Hourly Wage
Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage
Architecture & Engineering Occupations 67,600 $102,258 $53,079 $162,089 $49 $26 $78
Architects, Except Landscape & Naval 4,290 $99,820 $55,099 $155,377 $48 $26 $75
Landscape Architects 440 $87,137 $55,008 $121,003 $42 $26 $58
Cartographers & Photogrammetrists 360 $86,345 $65,660 $115,723 $42 $32 $56
Surveyors 660 $91,514 $48,600 $126,121 $44 $23 $61
Aerospace Engineers 3,250 $134,651 $78,628 $196,483 $65 $38 $94
Agricultural Engineers NA $94,378 $86,406 $106,391 $45 $42 $51
Biomedical Engineers 550 $102,572 $58,349 $150,502 $49 $28 $72
Chemical Engineers 230 $105,294 $58,115 $161,165 $51 $28 $77
Civil Engineers 8,060 $110,077 $62,665 $160,545 $53 $30 $77
Occupational Title Number Employed Annual Wage or Salary Hourly Wage
Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage
Computer Hardware Engineers 1,840 $135,768 $86,437 $198,280 $65 $42 $95
Electrical Engineers 5,400 $117,297 $69,153 $166,222 $56 $33 $80
Electronics Engineers, Except Computer 5,510 $138,022 $79,206 $199,793 $66 $38 $96
Environmental Engineers 2,040 $103,720 $58,085 $151,132 $50 $28 $73
Health & Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers & Inspectors 870 $107,670 $74,454 $136,591 $52 $36 $66
Industrial Engineers 6,150 $109,833 $68,077 $162,150 $53 $33 $78
Marine Engineers & Naval Architects 30 $109,427 $79,958 $153,153 $53 $38 $74
Materials Engineers 530 $106,817 $52,134 $159,906 $51 $25 $77
Mechanical Engineers 5,870 $103,192 $62,888 $159,408 $50 $30 $77
Petroleum Engineers 660 $136,296 $92,438 $191,852 $66 $44 $92
Occupational Title Number Employed Annual Wage or Salary Hourly Wage
Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage
Engineers, All Other 3,550 $108,401 $57,486 $159,835 $52 $28 $77
Architectural & Civil Drafters 3,970 $62,360 $38,456 $88,600 $30 $18 $43
Electrical & Electronics Drafters 620 $78,486 $41,370 $108,726 $38 $20 $52
Mechanical Drafters 840 $62,279 $35,511 $97,505 $30 $17 $47
Drafters, All Other 240 $58,095 $32,109 $95,566 $28 $15 $46
Aerospace Engineering & Operations Technicians 640 $70,524 $47,067 $96,216 $34 $23 $46
Civil Engineering Technicians 2,070 $75,185 $43,939 $106,746 $36 $21 $51
Electrical & Electronics Engineering Technicians 3,360 $70,626 $38,019 $107,061 $34 $18 $51
Electro-Mechanical Technicians 320 $60,745 $36,212 $95,891 $29 $17 $46
Environmental Engineering Technicians NA $48,113 $32,942 $68,991 $23 $16 $33
Occupational Title Number Employed Annual Wage or Salary Hourly Wage
Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage
Industrial Engineering Technicians 870 $74,657 $37,450 $109,610 $36 $18 $53
Mechanical Engineering Technicians 1,150 $65,406 $42,426 $91,240 $31 $20 $44
Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other 1,860 $75,612 $42,345 $111,062 $36 $20 $53
Surveying & Mapping Technicians 600 $67,021 $30,210 $99,100 $32 $15 $48

LIFE, PHYSICAL, & SOCIAL SCIENCE OCCUPATIONS

Occupational Title Number Employed Annual Wage or Salary Hourly Wage
Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage
Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations 34,330 $80,902 $36,364 $127,644 $39 $17 $61
Food Scientists & Technologists 360 $68,199 $40,426 $103,994 $33 $19 $50
Soil & Plant Scientists NA $87,452 $66,442 $107,345 $42 $32 $52
Biochemists & Biophysicists 530 $106,543 $49,799 $195,904 $51 $24 $94
Microbiologists 500 $77,907 $40,517 $123,826 $37 $19 $60
Zoologists & Wildlife Biologists NA $89,920 $51,159 $126,172 $43 $25 $61
Biological Scientists, All Other 1,310 $84,213 $48,377 $113,814 $40 $23 $55
Conservation Scientists NA $73,733 $42,650 $103,436 $35 $21 $50
Foresters 30 $81,897 $41,299 $128,497 $39 $20 $62
Epidemiologists 150 $82,141 $51,494 $114,951 $39 $25 $55
Occupational Title Number Employed Annual Wage or Salary Hourly Wage
Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage
Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists 5,760 $90,671 $48,956 $128,000 $44 $24 $62
Life Scientists, All Other NA $99,648 $54,632 $160,769 $48 $26 $77
Physicists 350 $100,663 $48,976 $169,898 $48 $24 $82
Atmospheric & Space Scientists NA $76,698 $53,200 $115,641 $37 $26 $56
Chemists 1,990 $79,410 $45,138 $123,329 $38 $22 $59
Materials Scientists NA $96,053 $50,753 $138,743 $46 $24 $67
Environmental Scientists & Specialists, Including Health 2,390 $88,143 $51,951 $128,741 $42 $25 $62
Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists & Geographers 630 $81,441 $29,946 $130,823 $39 $14 $63
Hydrologists 50 $86,548 $56,216 $133,493 $42 $27 $64
Physical Scientists, All Other 460 $124,009 $60,573 $187,384 $60 $29 $90
Occupational Title Number Employed Annual Wage or Salary Hourly Wage
Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage
Economists 400 $149,274 $61,192 NA $72 $29 NA
Survey Researchers 500 $78,851 $43,523 $126,192 $38 $21 $61
Clinical, Counseling, & School Psychologists 4,370 $92,408 $41,990 $127,929 $44 $20 $62
Psychologists, All Other 460 $144,085 $47,961 NA $69 $23 NA
Sociologists 270 $108,564 $34,404 $193,274 $52 $17 $93
Urban & Regional Planners 1,380 $95,992 $61,933 $133,788 $46 $30 $64
Anthropologists & Archeologists 170 NA NA NA NA NA NA
Historians NA $82,334 $41,807 $157,469 $40 $20 $76
Social Scientists & Related Workers, All Other 1,540 $66,005 $33,876 $110,463 $32 $16 $53
Agricultural & Food Science Technicians 440 $40,822 $26,666 $57,790 $20 $13 $28
Occupational Title Number Employed Annual Wage or Salary Hourly Wage
Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage
Biological Technicians 2,290 $55,313 $32,505 $80,923 $27 $16 $39
Chemical Technicians 1,470 $45,259 $27,052 $70,595 $22 $13 $34
Geological & Petroleum Technicians 270 $42,142 $25,813 $64,756 $20 $12 $31
Social Science Research Assistants 930 $55,262 $28,981 $90,194 $27 $14 $43
Environmental Science & Protection Technicians, Including Health 750 $64,198 $30,038 $99,140 $31 $14 $48
Forensic Science Technicians 730 $93,677 $54,551 $131,046 $45 $26 $63
Forest & Conservation Technicians 570 $44,721 $32,048 $61,862 $22 $15 $30
Life, Physical, & Social Science Technicians, All Other 1,850 $47,544 $24,625 $72,728 $23 $12 $35

COMMUNITY & SOCIAL SERVICES OCCUPATIONS

Occupational Title Number Employed Annual Wage or Salary Hourly Wage
Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage
Community & Social Services Occupations 82,660 $57,557 $29,875 $97,394 $28 $14 $47
Educational, Guidance, School, & Vocational Counselors 8,680 $75,013 $36,100 $118,647 $36 $17 $57
Marriage & Family Therapists 5,200 $47,889 $31,083 $66,209 $23 $15 $32
Rehabilitation Counselors 3,510 $36,323 $22,594 $61,487 $17 $11 $30
Substance abuse, behavioral disorder, & mental health counselors 7,550 $50,296 $28,352 $86,142 $24 $14 $41
Counselors, All Other 540 $44,660 $28,484 $67,183 $21 $14 $32
Child, Family, & School Social Workers 11,290 $62,959 $35,216 $101,009 $30 $17 $49
Healthcare Social Workers 5,970 $75,114 $40,141 $117,429 $36 $19 $56
Mental Health & Substance Abuse Social Workers 3,310 $52,398 $28,484 $90,417 $25 $14 $43
Social Workers, All Other 1,850 $67,305 $45,391 $88,082 $32 $22 $42
Occupational Title Number Employed Annual Wage or Salary Hourly Wage
Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage
Health Educators 2,330 $60,309 $33,175 $100,663 $29 $16 $48
Probation Officers & Correctional Treatment Specialists 3,330 $84,233 $56,958 $106,472 $41 $27 $51
Social & Human Service Assistants 22,380 $48,976 $29,205 $75,591 $24 $14 $36
Community Health Workers 1,390 $45,737 $27,682 $70,788 $22 $13 $34
Community & Social Service Specialists, All Other 3,090 $49,149 $24,960 $79,146 $24 $12 $38
Clergy 1,180 $64,807 $34,942 $98,480 $31 $17 $47
Directors, Religious Activities & Education 880 $55,841 $23,447 $95,576 $27 $11 $46
Religious Workers, All Other 170 $58,978 $21,579 $124,415 $28 $10 $60

LEGAL OCCUPATIONS

Occupational Title Number Employed Annual Wage or Salary Hourly Wage
Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage
Legal Occupations 42,340 $131,361 $35,237 NA $63 $17 NA
Lawyers 27,210 $172,843 $72,972 NA $83 $35 NA
Judicial Law Clerks NA $61,263 $41,746 $76,668 $29 $20 $37
Arbitrators, Mediators, & Conciliators NA $72,799 $45,087 $120,201 $35 $22 $58
Paralegals & Legal Assistants 10,360 $54,460 $27,397 $89,544 $26 $13 $43
Court Reporters NA $80,252 $47,565 $118,353 $39 $23 $57
Title Examiners, Abstractors, & Searchers 1,150 $58,379 $33,338 $77,622 $28 $16 $37
Legal Support Workers, All Other 2,750 $47,463 $22,797 $74,596 $23 $11 $36

EDUCATION, TRAINING, & LIBRARY OCCUPATIONS

Occupational Title Number Employed Annual Wage or Salary Hourly Wage
Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage
Education, Training, & Library Occupations 258,360 $68,493 $28,778 $113,519 $33 $14 $55
Business Teachers, Postsecondary 1,270 NA NA NA NA NA NA
Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary 860 $118,485 $46,976 $205,297 NA NA NA
Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary 1,430 NA NA NA NA NA NA
Architecture Teachers, Postsecondary 70 $107,924 $51,718 $199,133 NA NA NA
Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary 460 $138,835 $51,058 $211,085 NA NA NA
Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary 1,420 $132,123 $52,642 NA NA NA NA
Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, & Space Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary 450 $121,775 $47,981 NA NA NA NA
Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary 420 $123,217 $47,219 $208,892 NA NA NA
Environmental Science Teachers, Postsecondary 50 $113,925 $55,089 $172,223 NA NA NA
Occupational Title Number Employed Annual Wage or Salary Hourly Wage
Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage
Physics Teachers, Postsecondary 340 NA NA NA NA NA NA
Anthropology & Archeology Teachers, Postsecondary 110 NA NA NA NA NA NA
Area, Ethnic, & Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary 320 NA NA NA NA NA NA
Economics Teachers, Postsecondary 150 NA NA NA NA NA NA
Geography Teachers, Postsecondary 130 NA NA NA NA NA NA
Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary 250 $128,660 $48,600 NA NA NA NA
Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary 1,290 NA NA NA NA NA NA
Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary 290 NA NA NA NA NA NA
Social Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary, All Other 840 NA NA NA NA NA NA
Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary 3,260 $160,261 $59,740 NA NA NA NA
Occupational Title Number Employed Annual Wage or Salary Hourly Wage
Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage
Nursing Instructors & Teachers, Postsecondary 1,140 NA NA NA NA NA NA
Education Teachers, Postsecondary 930 $74,454 $33,632 $134,255 NA NA NA
Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary 140 NA NA NA NA NA NA
Law Teachers, Postsecondary 330 $149,030 $42,944 NA NA NA NA
Art, Drama, & Music Teachers, Postsecondary 4,300 NA NA NA NA NA NA
Communications Teachers, Postsecondary 730 NA NA NA NA NA NA
English Language & Literature Teachers, Postsecondary 1,970 NA NA NA NA NA NA
Foreign Language & Literature Teachers, Postsecondary 920 NA NA NA NA NA NA
History Teachers, Postsecondary 420 NA NA NA NA NA NA
Philosophy & Religion Teachers, Postsecondary 630 NA NA NA NA NA NA
Occupational Title Number Employed Annual Wage or Salary Hourly Wage
Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage
Graduate Teaching Assistants 4,790 $35,034 $26,483 $46,610 NA NA NA
Recreation & Fitness Studies Teachers, Postsecondary 760 NA NA NA NA NA NA
Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary 2,110 $69,884 $36,669 $117,063 $34 $18 $56
Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education 12,540 $38,171 $23,173 $58,146 $18 $11 $28
Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education 2,410 $69,245 $36,069 $100,501 NA NA NA
Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education 31,040 $80,527 $51,657 $105,822 NA NA NA
Middle School Teachers, Except Special & Career/Technical Educa 14,360 $73,703 $47,483 $101,151 NA NA NA
Secondary School Teachers, Except Special & Career/Technical Ed 33,690 $79,562 $53,231 $104,725 NA NA NA
Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School 1,410 $72,636 $54,805 $91,108 NA NA NA
Special Education Teachers, Preschool NA $38,740 $27,804 $51,312 NA NA NA
Occupational Title Number Employed Annual Wage or Salary Hourly Wage
Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage
Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten & Elementary School 3,760 $82,943 $55,282 $106,340 NA NA NA
Special Education Teachers, Middle School 1,720 $79,877 $46,752 $123,095 NA NA NA
Special Education Teachers, Secondary School 2,670 $86,234 $51,687 $120,932 NA NA NA
Special Education Teachers, All Other 580 $87,533 $53,556 $126,974 NA NA NA
Adult Basic & Secondary Education & Literacy Teachers & Ins 2,110 $74,779 $40,111 $112,026 $36 $19 $54
Self-Enrichment Education Teachers 6,260 $49,199 $25,854 $80,588 $24 $12 $39
Teachers & Instructors, All Other, Except Substitute Teachers 14,550 $54,003 $23,721 $111,732 NA NA NA
Substitute Teachers 22,940 $42,426 $29,591 $57,729 $20 $14 $28
Archivists 260 $53,444 $34,069 $87,777 $26 $16 $42
Curators 320 $76,414 $36,851 $122,435 $37 $18 $59
Occupational Title Number Employed Annual Wage or Salary Hourly Wage
Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage
Museum Technicians & Conservators 760 $50,652 $24,625 $78,293 $24 $12 $38
Librarians 2,700 $81,085 $52,723 $117,276 $39 $25 $56
Library Technicians 2,350 $44,660 $26,209 $61,395 $21 $13 $30
Audio-Visual & Multimedia Collections Specialists 460 $46,945 $32,850 $66,127 $23 $16 $32
Instructional Coordinators 4,970 $82,923 $46,935 $120,577 $40 $23 $58
Teacher Assistants 39,330 $35,247 $23,935 $48,428 NA NA NA
Education, Training, & Library Workers, All Other 6,070 $45,960 $27,011 $71,134 $22 $13 $34

ARTS, DESIGN, ENTERTAINMENT, SPORTS, & MEDIA OCCUPATIONS

Occupational Title Number Employed Annual Wage or Salary Hourly Wage
Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media Occupations 153,720 $84,396 $28,717 $157,915 $41 $14 $76
Art Directors 3,540 $130,813 $60,766 $204,708 $63 $29 $98
Craft Artists 300 NA NA NA NA NA NA
Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, & Illustrators 1,400 $84,995 $34,780 $157,408 $41 $17 $76
Multimedia Artists & Animators 6,180 $86,426 $43,239 $133,859 $42 $21 $64
Artists & Related Workers, All Other 310 $67,843 $34,790 $105,345 $33 $17 $51
Commercial & Industrial Designers 1,200 $68,026 $33,104 $108,574 $33 $16 $52
Fashion Designers 4,340 $79,440 $27,499 $145,517 $38 $13 $70
Floral Designers 890 $32,718 $22,767 $48,712 $16 $11 $23
Graphic Designers 11,410 $58,674 $30,068 $94,093 $28 $14 $45
Occupational Title Number Employed Annual Wage or Salary Hourly Wage
Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage
Interior Designers 2,280 NA NA NA NA NA NA
Merchandise Displayers & Window Trimmers 2,690 $34,719 $21,822 $51,901 $17 $10 $25
Set & Exhibit Designers 2,340 $66,757 $32,708 $103,507 $32 $16 $50
Designers, All Other 910 $95,261 $39,319 $169,603 $46 $19 $82
Actors 10,020 NA NA NA NA NA NA
Producers & Directors 21,150 $130,132 $52,053 NA $63 $25 NA
Athletes & Sports Competitors 270 NA NA NA NA NA NA
Coaches & Scouts 6,020 $45,635 $24,239 $81,786 NA NA NA
Umpires, Referees, & Other Sports Officials 490 $27,306 $21,569 $38,811 NA NA NA
Dancers 250 NA NA NA $18 $11 $33
Occupational Title Number Employed Annual Wage or Salary Hourly Wage
Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage
Choreographers 100 $41,553 $26,615 $67,011 $20 $13 $32
Music Directors & Composers 480 $63,375 $33,785 $105,375 $30 $16 $51
Musicians & Singers 2,730 NA NA NA $39 $12 $73
Entertainers & Performers, Sports & Related Workers, All Other 2,000 NA NA NA $27 $11 $54
Radio & Television Announcers 1,240 $55,414 $24,808 $78,191 $27 $12 $38
Public Address System & Other Announcers 410 $45,909 $21,579 $75,957 $22 $10 $37
Broadcast News Analysts NA $77,409 $23,833 $162,394 $37 $11 $78
Reporters & Correspondents 1,680 $60,116 $30,434 $99,506 $29 $15 $48
Public Relations Specialists 8,210 $70,301 $32,678 $119,185 $34 $16 $57
Editors 4,540 $85,299 $36,669 $159,225 $41 $18 $77
Occupational Title Number Employed Annual Wage or Salary Hourly Wage
Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage
Technical Writers 1,070 $90,326 $50,530 $127,918 $43 $24 $62
Writers & Authors 4,530 $113,966 $46,011 NA $55 $22 NA
Interpreters & Translators 2,070 $54,774 $26,402 $75,987 $26 $13 $37
Media & Communication Workers, All Other 6,510 $60,623 $27,651 $102,105 $29 $13 $49
Audio & Video Equipment Technicians 8,910 $56,602 $28,474 $99,749 $27 $14 $48
Broadcast Technicians 2,710 $48,214 $24,666 $85,787 $23 $12 $41
Sound Engineering Technicians 3,400 $84,903 $26,778 $152,493 $41 $13 $73
Photographers 2,430 $60,380 $23,640 $98,043 $29 $11 $47
Camera Operators, Television, Video, & Motion Picture 4,860 $77,947 $33,571 $141,150 $37 $16 $68
Film & Video Editors 12,020 $113,245 $37,258 NA $54 $18 NA
Media & Communication Equipment Workers, All Other 7,530 $85,797 $46,123 $126,395 $41 $22 $61

HEALTHCARE PRACTITIONERS & TECHNICAL OCCUPATIONS

Occupational Title Number Employed Annual Wage or Salary Hourly Wage
Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage
Healthcare Practitioners & Technical Occupations 221,580 $93,200 $36,963 $154,361 $45 $18 $74
Chiropractors 990 $95,982 $52,510 $146,014 $46 $25 $70
Dentists, General 4,620 $137,626 $57,587 NA $66 $28 NA
Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons NA $258,640 $181,535 NA $124 $87 NA
Orthodontists NA $173,990 $90,864 NA $84 $44 NA
Dentists, All Other Specialists 60 $175,189 $55,536 NA $84 $27 NA
Dietitians & Nutritionists 2,290 $72,210 $45,818 $97,282 $35 $22 $47
Optometrists 940 $120,079 $80,415 $165,562 $58 $39 $80
Pharmacists 7,150 $135,697 $84,385 $174,315 $65 $41 $84
Anesthesiologists NA $292,820 $205,551 NA $141 $99 NA
Occupational Title Number Employed Annual Wage or Salary Hourly Wage
Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage
Family & General Practitioners 4,440 $182,175 $54,988 NA $88 $26 NA
Internists, General 1,240 $197,823 $61,162 NA $95 $29 NA
Obstetricians & Gynecologists 810 $182,297 $88,102 NA $88 $42 NA
Pediatricians, General 800 $187,841 $116,220 NA $90 $56 NA
Psychiatrists 930 $251,308 $82,527 NA $121 $40 NA
Surgeons 840 $209,247 $62,025 NA $101 $30 NA
Physicians & Surgeons, All Other 6,860 $241,834 $64,340 NA $116 $31 NA
Physician Assistants 2,000 $102,816 $39,938 $158,707 $49 $19 $76
Podiatrists 280 $72,190 $35,389 $135,372 $35 $17 $65
Occupational Therapists 2,340 $93,860 $62,939 $125,035 $45 $30 $60
Occupational Title Number Employed Annual Wage or Salary Hourly Wage
Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage
Physical Therapists 6,040 $92,885 $55,516 $129,310 $45 $27 $62
Radiation Therapists 200 $104,542 $57,597 $146,948 $50 $28 $71
Recreational Therapists 300 $70,260 $53,535 $85,309 $34 $26 $41
Respiratory Therapists 5,290 $76,769 $54,642 $100,663 $37 $26 $48
Speech-Language Pathologists 2,450 $95,373 $61,283 $127,563 $46 $29 $61
Exercise Physiologists 80 $84,852 $46,742 $170,771 $41 $22 $82
Therapists, All Other NA $59,283 $33,297 $110,767 $29 $16 $53
Veterinarians 1,060 $131,503 $74,728 $204,190 $63 $36 $98
Registered Nurses 79,420 $97,130 $60,938 $133,595 $47 $29 $64
Nurse Anesthetists 430 $203,337 $150,797 NA $98 $72 NA
Occupational Title Number Employed Annual Wage or Salary Hourly Wage
Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage
Nurse Midwives 190 $131,300 $86,883 $181,505 $63 $42 $87
Nurse Practitioners 3,100 $133,473 $95,464 $192,421 $64 $46 $93
Audiologists NA $102,857 $85,279 $129,909 $49 $41 $62
Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners, All Other 1,320 $73,286 $32,332 $102,379 $35 $16 $49
Clinical Laboratory Technologists & Technicians 9,550 $58,674 $29,042 $100,856 $28 $14 $48
Dental Hygienists 4,720 $101,669 $79,359 $128,030 $49 $38 $62
Cardiovascular Technologists & Technicians 1,290 $72,433 $40,548 $110,980 $35 $20 $53
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers 1,300 $81,705 $45,676 $118,079 $39 $22 $57
Nuclear Medicine Technologists 370 $104,512 $76,820 $132,112 $50 $37 $64
Radiologic Technologists & Technicians 5,010 $70,870 $40,487 $103,821 $34 $19 $50
Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists 640 $88,315 $58,410 $123,176 $42 $28 $59
Emergency Medical Technicians & Paramedics 4,490 $34,049 $22,950 $52,154 $16 $11 $25
Dietetic Technicians 1,410 $31,713 $22,350 $49,189 $15 $11 $24
Pharmacy Technicians 10,170 $41,492 $26,900 $59,354 $20 $13 $29
Occupational Title Number Employed Annual Wage or Salary Hourly Wage
Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage
Psychiatric Technicians 1,130 $54,124 $29,631 $76,993 $26 $14 $37
Respiratory Therapy Technicians 130 $61,984 $30,017 $90,407 $30 $14 $43
Surgical Technologists 2,380 $60,085 $41,919 $79,643 $29 $20 $38
Veterinary Technologists & Technicians 1,670 $40,812 $27,022 $59,486 $20 $13 $29
Ophthalmic Medical Technicians NA $38,060 $26,920 $51,190 $18 $13 $25
Licensed Practical & Licensed Vocational Nurses 19,280 $52,622 $39,603 $69,742 $25 $19 $34
Medical Records & Health Information Technicians 6,420 $49,311 $26,686 $84,192 $24 $13 $40
Opticians, Dispensing 1,720 $43,665 $28,849 $63,457 $21 $14 $31
Orthotists & Prosthetists 140 $67,011 $38,903 $95,525 $32 $19 $46
Health Technologists & Technicians, All Other 7,120 $49,829 $32,525 $79,897 $24 $16 $38
Occupational Title Number Employed Annual Wage or Salary Hourly Wage
Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage
Occupational Health & Safety Specialists 1,470 $86,000 $53,170 $125,776 $41 $26 $60
Occupational Health & Safety Technicians 290 $64,137 $35,023 $104,847 $31 $17 $50
Athletic Trainers 320 $56,744 $38,882 $83,360 NA NA NA
Genetic Counselors NA $75,916 $35,450 $105,263 $37 $17 $51
Healthcare Practitioners & Technical Workers, All Other 1,300 $82,446 $40,639 $151,254 $40 $20 $73

HEALTHCARE SUPPORT OCCUPATIONS

Occupational Title Number Employed Annual Wage or Salary Hourly Wage
Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage
Healthcare Support Occupations 99,250 $36,444 $24,121 $53,930 $18 $12 $26
Home Health Aides 6,530 $33,039 $22,424 $50,906 $16 $11 $24
Psychiatric Aides 790 $34,489 $26,425 $50,186 $17 $13 $24
Nursing Assistants 32,430 $32,299 $23,977 $45,671 $16 $12 $22
Orderlies 1,360 $37,184 $26,785 $51,174 $18 $13 $25
Occupational Therapy Assistants 520 $68,146 $38,460 $87,350 $33 $18 $42
Occupational Therapy Aides 160 $40,209 $27,011 $60,246 $19 $13 $29
Physical Therapist Assistants 1,400 $62,036 $29,840 $84,305 $30 $14 $41
Physical Therapist Aides 1,440 $32,885 $23,483 $40,589 $16 $11 $20
Massage Therapists 4,840 $40,805 $22,126 $65,399 $20 $11 $31
Occupational Title Number Employed Annual Wage or Salary Hourly Wage
Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage
Dental Assistants 11,540 $37,915 $25,931 $54,033 $18 $12 $26
Medical Assistants 23,390 $37,040 $24,779 $52,655 $18 $12 $25
Medical Equipment Preparers 1,500 $44,642 $27,690 $63,373 $21 $13 $30
Medical Transcriptionists 1,770 $38,244 $22,784 $64,381 $18 $11 $31
Pharmacy Aides 2,560 $36,598 $23,771 $59,166 $18 $11 $28
Veterinary Assistants & Laboratory Animal Caretakers 2,410 $31,085 $24,347 $39,458 $15 $12 $19
Phlebotomists 3,900 $44,344 $30,457 $61,491 $21 $15 $30
Healthcare Support Workers, All Other 2,720 $44,940 $30,817 $62,807 $22 $15 $30

PROTECTIVE SERVICE OCCUPATIONS

Occupational Title Number Employed Annual Wage or Salary Hourly Wage
Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage
Protective Service Occupations 115,250 $59,968 $23,298 $121,521 $29 $11 $58
First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers 150 $98,963 $81,415 $110,268 $48 $39 $53
First-Line Supervisors of Police & Detectives 620 $161,873 $87,401 NA $78 $42 NA
First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting & Prevention Workers 310 $166,553 $104,970 NA $80 $50 NA
First-Line Supervisors of Protective Service Workers, All Other 2,590 $55,113 $30,025 $84,778 $27 $14 $41
Firefighters 7,660 $88,070 $63,795 $124,853 $42 $31 $60
Fire Inspectors & Investigators 260 $105,279 $65,276 $135,705 $51 $31 $65
Forest Fire Inspectors & Prevention Specialists 90 $52,552 $29,717 $94,828 $25 $14 $46
Correctional Officers & Jailers 3,700 $67,014 $54,836 $87,710 $32 $26 $42
Detectives & Criminal Investigators 3,320 $122,066 $87,247 $157,481 $59 $42 $76
Occupational Title Number Employed Annual Wage or Salary Hourly Wage
Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage
Fish & Game Wardens 30 $87,257 $55,988 $115,472 $42 $27 $56
Parking Enforcement Workers 380 $50,772 $37,832 $65,214 $24 $18 $31
Police & Sheriff's Patrol Officers 26,050 $106,277 $73,587 $139,295 $51 $35 $67
Animal Control Workers 370 $59,495 $43,922 $81,487 $29 $21 $39
Private Detectives & Investigators 550 $81,219 $50,042 $119,937 $39 $24 $58
Gaming Surveillance Officers & Gaming Investigators 450 $35,590 $22,959 $49,394 $17 $11 $24
Security Guards 54,520 $32,751 $22,126 $54,331 $16 $11 $26
Crossing Guards 1,670 $35,282 $24,934 $44,693 $17 $12 $21
Lifeguards, Ski Patrol, & Other Recreational Protective Service Workers 4,830 $41,525 $23,422 $67,220 $20 $11 $32
Transportation Security Screeners 2,400 $43,778 $37,174 $48,787 $21 $18 $23
Protective Service Workers, All Other 5,200 $41,011 $24,378 $62,859 $20 $12 $30

FOOD PREPARATION & SERVING-RELATED OCCUPATIONS

Occupational Title Number Employed Annual Wage or Salary Hourly Wage
Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage
Food Preparation & Serving-Related Occupations 410,070 $28,194 $22,115 $39,386 $14 $11 $19
Chefs & Head Cooks 4,810 $51,328 $26,158 $79,646 $25 $13 $38
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation & Serving Workers 24,710 $35,786 $23,576 $57,088 $17 $11 $27
Cooks, Fast Food 28,140 $24,450 $22,105 $28,153 $12 $11 $14
Cooks, Institution & Cafeteria 7,300 $33,605 $23,020 $46,853 $16 $11 $23
Cooks, Private Household NA $45,506 $34,603 $54,527 $22 $17 $26
Cooks, Restaurant 39,440 $29,048 $22,290 $38,182 $14 $11 $18
Cooks, Short Order 4,840 $26,847 $22,743 $32,792 $13 $11 $16
Cooks, All Other 1,300 $33,091 $23,926 $43,696 $16 $12 $21
Food Preparation Workers 28,500 $26,672 $22,126 $33,142 $13 $11 $16
Occupational Title Number Employed Annual Wage or Salary Hourly Wage
Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage
Bartenders 15,100 $34,325 $22,516 $52,058 $17 $11 $25
Combined Food Preparation & Serving Workers, Including Fast Food 98,480 $24,934 $22,115 $29,706 $12 $11 $14
Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, & Coffee Shop 12,940 $28,308 $22,115 $40,054 $14 $11 $19
Waiters & Waitresses 76,380 $30,406 $22,115 $47,440 $15 $11 $23
Food Servers, Nonrestaurant 6,800 $30,190 $22,383 $42,112 $15 $11 $20
Dining Room & Cafeteria Attendants & Bartender Helpers 21,120 $26,117 $22,115 $35,631 $13 $11 $17
Dishwashers 23,540 $23,936 $22,105 $25,962 $12 $11 $12
Hosts & Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, & Coffee Shop 14,550 $25,890 $22,115 $32,288 $12 $11 $16
Food Preparation & Serving Related Workers, All Other 2,050 $27,773 $22,105 $39,921 $13 $11 $19

BUILDING & GROUNDS CLEANING & MAINTENANCE OCCUPATIONS

Occupational Title Number Employed Annual Wage or Salary Hourly Wage
Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage
Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations 102,660 $33,944 $22,588 $51,534 $16 $11 $25
First-Line Supervisors of Housekeeping & Janitorial Workers 3,560 $48,787 $30,200 $68,424 $23 $15 $33
First-Line Supervisors of Landscaping, Lawn Service, & Groundsk 1,800 $61,964 $32,833 $97,184 $30 $16 $47
Janitors & Cleaners, Except Maids & Housekeeping Cleaners 53,630 $33,204 $22,630 $49,579 $16 $11 $24
Maids & Housekeeping Cleaners 22,310 $28,277 $22,115 $38,779 $14 $11 $19
Building Cleaning Workers, All Other NA $37,678 $34,027 $42,225 $18 $16 $20
Pest Control Workers 1,890 $41,536 $24,820 $61,501 $20 $12 $30
Landscaping & Groundskeeping Workers 17,930 $34,808 $23,267 $55,813 $17 $11 $27
Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, & Applicators, Vegetation 350 NA NA NA NA NA NA
Tree Trimmers & Pruners 560 $59,166 $36,362 $80,993 $28 $17 $39
Grounds Maintenance Workers, All Other NA $41,361 $28,750 $65,029 $20 $14 $31

PERSONAL CARE & SERVICE OCCUPATIONS

Occupational Title Number Employed Annual Wage or Salary Hourly Wage
Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage
Personal Care & Service Occupations 293,160 $30,498 $22,126 $48,108 $15 $11 $23
First-Line Supervisors of Personal Service Workers 12,510 $43,953 $26,456 $63,743 $21 $13 $31
Animal Trainers 770 $42,266 $22,403 $88,122 $20 $11 $42
Nonfarm Animal Caretakers 4,980 $31,146 $22,156 $50,217 $15 $11 $24
Gaming Dealers 4,720 $29,542 $22,156 $44,878 $14 $11 $22
Gaming Service Workers, All Other 420 $35,816 $22,115 $49,456 $17 $11 $24
Motion Picture Projectionists NA $38,604 $22,115 $76,642 $19 $11 $37
Ushers, Lobby Attendants, & Ticket Takers 4,310 $27,526 $22,115 $36,413 $13 $11 $18
Amusement & Recreation Attendants 10,280 $28,256 $22,115 $40,815 $14 $11 $20
Costume Attendants 830 $52,696 $26,127 $101,812 $25 $13 $49
Occupational Title Number Employed Annual Wage or Salary Hourly Wage
Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage
Locker Room, Coatroom, & Dressing Room Attendants 1,080 $34,675 $22,115 $44,302 $17 $11 $21
Entertainment Attendants & Related Workers, All Other 110 $30,540 $22,599 $45,804 $15 $11 $22
Funeral Attendants 640 $37,709 $23,668 $54,743 $18 $11 $26
Morticians, Undertakers, & Funeral Directors 270 $47,388 $26,343 $77,825 $23 $13 $37
Barbers NA $38,069 $34,726 $42,122 $18 $17 $20
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, & Cosmetologists 7,240 $32,196 $22,403 $47,553 $15 $11 $23
Makeup Artists, Theatrical & Performance 1,750 $77,506 $22,599 $133,319 $37 $11 $64
Manicurists & Pedicurists 4,910 $25,139 $22,105 $30,056 $12 $11 $14
Shampooers NA $26,682 $22,825 $31,373 $13 $11 $15
Skincare Specialists 1,550 $32,926 $22,115 $49,127 $16 $11 $24
Occupational Title Number Employed Annual Wage or Salary Hourly Wage
Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage
Baggage Porters & Bellhops 2,100 $30,385 $22,424 $43,068 $15 $11 $21
Concierges 700 $35,775 $24,316 $46,226 $17 $12 $22
Tour & travel guides 1,550 $33,235 $25,654 $42,348 $16 $12 $20
Childcare Workers 15,750 $27,927 $22,352 $36,701 $13 $11 $18
Personal Care Aides 189,810 $28,585 $22,115 $44,076 $14 $11 $21
Fitness Trainers & Aerobics Instructors 7,230 $47,615 $24,214 $78,226 $23 $12 $38
Recreation Workers 14,850 $30,159 $22,126 $40,918 $15 $11 $20
Residential Advisors 2,280 $33,564 $23,452 $44,169 $16 $11 $21
Personal Care & Service Workers, All Other 650 $28,565 $22,105 $39,962 $14 $11 $19

SALES & RELATED OCCUPATIONS

Occupational Title Number Employed Annual Wage or Salary Hourly Wage
Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage
Sales & Related Occupations 426,620 $43,904 $22,014 $81,610 $21 $11 $39
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 30,550 $43,636 $26,446 $67,922 $21 $13 $33
First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers 7,890 $76,414 $35,392 $126,588 $37 $17 $61
Cashiers 106,050 $26,425 $21,838 $35,103 $13 $11 $17
Counter & Rental Clerks 25,820 $32,768 $21,849 $50,908 $16 $11 $24
Parts Salespersons 5,740 $34,689 $22,314 $60,660 $17 $11 $29
Retail Salespersons 112,820 $30,950 $21,849 $47,365 $15 $11 $23
Advertising Sales Agents 6,070 $68,532 $29,648 $121,888 $33 $14 $59
Insurance Sales Agents 10,330 $74,730 $30,568 $144,646 $36 $15 $70
Securities, Commodities, & Financial Services Sales Agents 13,300 $88,004 $35,660 $169,966 $42 $17 $82
Occupational Title Number Employed Annual Wage or Salary Hourly Wage
Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage
Travel Agents 3,460 $40,960 $26,931 $58,026 $20 $13 $28
Sales Representatives, Services, All Other 31,300 $64,131 $25,836 $110,773 $31 $12 $53
Sales Representatives, Wholesale & Manufacturing, Technical & Scientific Products 9,870 $94,120 $43,646 $166,836 $45 $21 $80
Sales Representatives, Wholesale & Manufacturing, Except Technical & Scientific Products 45,230 $67,798 $24,834 $123,376 $33 $12 $59
Demonstrators & Product Promoters 1,650 $34,762 $22,458 $57,127 $17 $11 $27
Real Estate Brokers 1,830 $59,772 $21,849 $129,026 $29 $11 $62
Real Estate Sales Agents 2,380 $58,367 $24,710 $106,558 $28 $12 $51
Sales Engineers 2,260 $112,735 $57,613 $165,823 $54 $28 $80
Telemarketers 4,210 $31,260 $22,427 $42,871 $15 $11 $21
Door-to-Door Sales Workers, News & Street Vendors, & Related Workers 390 $26,714 $21,849 $31,621 $13 $11 $15
Occupational Title Number Employed Annual Wage or Salary Hourly Wage
Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage
Sales & Related Workers, All Other 5,020 $46,301 $24,648 $82,757 $22 $12 $40

OFFICE & ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT OCCUPATIONS

Occupational Title Number Employed Annual Wage or Salary Hourly Wage
Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage
Office & Administrative Support Occupations 711,000 $42,326 $23,727 $65,408 $20 $11 $31
First-Line Supervisors of Office & Administrative Support Worke 49,530 $62,142 $36,174 $93,403 $30 $17 $45
Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service 3,500 $33,410 $23,532 $47,341 $16 $11 $23
Telephone Operators 130 $38,426 $28,005 $51,722 $18 $13 $25
Communications Equipment Operators, All Other 20 $50,299 $37,883 $75,951 $24 $18 $37
Bill & Account Collectors 8,770 $44,107 $24,986 $69,635 $21 $12 $33
Billing & Posting Clerks & Machine Operators 15,810 $42,162 $27,054 $62,470 $20 $13 $30
Bookkeeping, Accounting, & Auditing Clerks 54,440 $47,341 $27,565 $69,727 $23 $13 $34
Gaming Cage Workers 1,070 $29,039 $21,936 $39,623 $14 $11 $19
Payroll & Timekeeping Clerks 5,730 $47,443 $24,372 $70,085 $23 $12 $34
Occupational Title Number Employed Annual Wage or Salary Hourly Wage
Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage
Procurement Clerks 2,260 $44,424 $27,381 $62,388 $21 $13 $30
Tellers 11,670 $31,138 $23,143 $40,903 $15 $11 $20
Financial Clerks, All Other 1,640 $38,221 $26,685 $55,397 $18 $13 $27
Brokerage Clerks 1,780 $56,369 $36,030 $79,226 $27 $17 $38
Correspondence Clerks 120 $43,001 $29,623 $59,348 $21 $14 $29
Court, Municipal, & License Clerks 1,300 $46,154 $35,222 $57,915 $22 $17 $28
Credit Authorizers, Checkers, & Clerks 620 $46,399 $27,678 $63,381 $22 $13 $30
Customer Service Representatives 55,500 $39,971 $25,088 $61,375 $19 $12 $30
Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs 8,250 $50,033 $43,277 $59,972 $24 $21 $29
File Clerks 4,100 $34,526 $23,143 $49,440 $17 $11 $24
Occupational Title Number Employed Annual Wage or Salary Hourly Wage
Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage
Hotel, Motel, & Resort Desk Clerks 5,300 $29,162 $22,028 $39,541 $14 $11 $19
Interviewers, Except Eligibility & Loan 5,230 $38,528 $27,586 $51,047 $19 $13 $25
Library Assistants, Clerical 3,040 $32,898 $22,662 $49,695 $16 $11 $24
Loan Interviewers & Clerks 5,010 $47,259 $28,998 $65,530 $23 $14 $32
New Accounts Clerks 630 $41,660 $33,625 $58,509 $20 $16 $28
Order Clerks 11,600 $36,737 $22,990 $54,496 $18 $11 $26
Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll & Timekeeping 4,170 $44,393 $26,706 $66,441 $21 $13 $32
Receptionists & Information Clerks 29,330 $31,926 $22,795 $43,605 $15 $11 $21
Reservation & Transportation Ticket Agents & Travel Clerks 8,080 $41,773 $24,730 $62,255 $20 $12 $30
Information & Record Clerks, All Other 5,580 $46,840 $32,151 $63,401 $23 $15 $30
Occupational Title Number Employed Annual Wage or Salary Hourly Wage
Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage
Cargo & Freight Agents 7,630 $41,967 $27,852 $60,627 $20 $13 $29
Couriers & Messengers 4,220 $34,495 $23,737 $47,454 $17 $11 $23
Police, Fire, & Ambulance Dispatchers 980 $62,286 $41,374 $81,355 $30 $20 $39
Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, & Ambulance 5,840 $41,619 $24,003 $65,029 $20 $12 $31
Meter Readers, Utilities 710 $59,880 $41,251 $86,964 $29 $20 $42
Postal Service Clerks 2,040 $55,530 $40,504 $61,211 $27 $19 $29
Postal Service Mail Carriers 9,570 $52,582 $34,208 $61,272 $25 $16 $29
Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, & Processing Machine Operators 4,800 $50,586 $33,645 $59,952 $24 $16 $29
Production, Planning, & Expediting Clerks 19,340 $50,391 $30,257 $76,913 $24 $15 $37
Shipping, Receiving, & Traffic Clerks 28,700 $33,533 $22,888 $49,132 $16 $11 $24
Occupational Title Number Employed Annual Wage or Salary Hourly Wage
Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage
Stock Clerks & Order Fillers 61,500 $29,950 $21,874 $45,263 $14 $11 $22
Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, & Samplers, Recordkeeping 3,590 $32,458 $21,884 $51,384 $16 $11 $25
Executive Secretaries & Executive Administrative Assistants 23,680 $70,536 $43,298 $100,773 $34 $21 $48
Legal Secretaries 10,290 $55,909 $32,816 $85,060 $27 $16 $41
Medical Secretaries 19,310 $39,593 $26,777 $57,690 $19 $13 $28
Secretaries & Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, 68,690 $42,643 $25,651 $62,388 $21 $12 $30
Computer Operators 850 $54,230 $35,703 $76,493 $26 $17 $37
Data Entry Keyers 6,530 $34,352 $24,628 $48,477 $17 $12 $23
Word Processors & Typists 9,620 $49,726 $36,327 $67,578 $24 $17 $32
Desktop Publishers 540 $55,602 $33,574 $87,701 $27 $16 $42
Occupational Title Number Employed Annual Wage or Salary Hourly Wage
Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage
Insurance Claims & Policy Processing Clerks 10,910 $42,336 $27,750 $60,556 $20 $13 $29
Mail Clerks & Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service 1,460 $36,870 $22,601 $56,942 $18 $11 $27
Office Clerks, General 90,930 $35,447 $22,570 $53,002 $17 $11 $25
Office Machine Operators, Except Computer 2,480 $36,716 $23,338 $54,916 $18 $11 $26
Proofreaders & Copy Markers 910 $41,210 $25,467 $62,910 $20 $12 $30
Statistical Assistants 160 $51,917 $37,371 $70,280 $25 $18 $34
Office & Administrative Support Workers, All Other 11,530 $38,047 $22,969 $59,696 $18 $11 $29

FARMING, FISHING, & FORESTRY OCCUPATIONS

Occupational Title Number Employed Annual Wage or Salary Hourly Wage
Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage
Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations 3,750 $32,958 $21,741 $57,936 $16 $10 $28
First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Workers 130 $76,044 $41,366 $116,331 $37 $20 $56
Agricultural Inspectors 490 $51,544 $25,660 $79,413 $25 $12 $38
Graders & Sorters, Agricultural Products 400 $24,225 $21,741 $27,533 $12 $10 $13
Agricultural Equipment Operators NA $36,338 $21,752 $50,211 $17 $10 $24
Farmworkers & Laborers, Crop, Nursery, & Greenhouse 1,880 $26,932 $21,741 $36,908 $13 $10 $18
Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, & Aquacultural Animals 200 $31,503 $22,352 $56,766 $15 $11 $27
Agricultural Workers, All Other NA $33,111 $23,034 $48,908 $16 $11 $24
Forest & Conservation Workers 190 $27,136 $21,497 $46,048 $13 $10 $22

CONSTRUCTION & EXTRACTION OCCUPATIONS

Occupational Title Number Employed Annual Wage or Salary Hourly Wage
Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage
Construction & Extraction Occupations 110,440 $57,621 $28,765 $96,910 $28 $14 $47
First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades & Extraction Work 9,850 $79,596 $47,626 $118,672 $38 $23 $57
Boilermakers 30 NA NA NA NA NA NA
Brickmasons & Blockmasons 600 $54,231 $31,696 $78,232 $26 $15 $38
Stonemasons NA $42,862 $33,793 $52,542 $21 $16 $25
Carpenters 16,160 $54,486 $26,821 $93,928 $26 $13 $45
Carpet Installers 1,360 $53,224 $21,741 $92,452 $26 $10 $44
Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, & Hard Tiles NA $41,050 $23,197 $62,415 $20 $11 $30
Floor Sanders & Finishers NA $55,361 $42,557 $65,988 $27 $20 $32
Tile & Marble Setters 1,620 $41,966 $25,365 $65,662 $20 $12 $32
Occupational Title Number Employed Annual Wage or Salary Hourly Wage
Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage
Cement Masons & Concrete Finishers 3,460 $57,112 $32,093 $91,739 $27 $15 $44
Construction Laborers 16,990 $47,045 $27,034 $75,484 $23 $13 $36
Paving, Surfacing, & Tamping Equipment Operators 470 $55,606 $25,630 $81,703 $27 $12 $39
Pile-Driver Operators NA $87,342 $52,562 $106,030 $42 $25 $51
Operating Engineers & Other Construction Equipment Operators 3,390 $80,828 $47,168 $113,277 $39 $23 $54
Drywall & Ceiling Tile Installers 5,000 $54,547 $27,859 $101,969 $26 $13 $49
Tapers 930 $54,272 $28,256 $92,462 $26 $14 $44
Electricians 11,690 $70,680 $37,508 $104,391 $34 $18 $50
Glaziers 1,360 $54,842 $31,930 $80,238 $26 $15 $39
Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, & Wall 150 $46,475 $26,851 $96,747 $22 $13 $47
Occupational Title Number Employed Annual Wage or Salary Hourly Wage
Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage
Painters, Construction & Maintenance 6,960 $48,053 $26,932 $72,482 $23 $13 $35
Pipelayers 430 $53,977 $36,684 $71,922 $26 $18 $35
Plumbers, Pipefitters, & Steamfitters 8,950 $55,168 $31,778 $92,024 $27 $15 $44
Plasterers & Stucco Masons 1,580 $50,048 $28,500 $82,243 $24 $14 $40
Reinforcing Iron & Rebar Workers 310 $45,427 $34,251 $60,725 $22 $16 $29
Roofers 2,690 $55,229 $35,798 $78,843 $27 $17 $38
Sheet Metal Workers 1,700 $58,598 $28,663 $96,941 $28 $14 $47
Structural Iron & Steel Workers 1,340 $65,296 $34,434 $104,473 $31 $17 $50
Solar Photovoltaic Installers NA $43,483 $28,205 $63,158 $21 $14 $30
Helpers--Brickmasons, Blockmasons, Stonemasons, & Tile & Marble Setters 770 $35,981 $24,174 $67,240 $17 $12 $32
Occupational Title Number Employed Annual Wage or Salary Hourly Wage
Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage
Helpers--Carpenters 580 $37,040 $24,347 $50,862 $18 $12 $24
Helpers--Electricians 1,200 $37,651 $24,999 $52,145 $18 $12 $25
Helpers--Painters, Paperhangers, Plasterers, & Stucco Masons 710 $32,103 $21,731 $49,254 $15 $10 $24
Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, & Steamfitters 710 $33,152 $26,179 $42,373 $16 $13 $20
Helpers, Construction Trades, All Other 360 $37,050 $23,044 $56,878 $18 $11 $27
Construction & Building Inspectors 2,280 $85,683 $41,335 $109,104 $41 $20 $52
Elevator Installers & Repairers 730 $85,419 $36,531 $129,797 $41 $18 $62
Fence Erectors 710 $54,954 $29,274 $80,777 $26 $14 $39
Hazardous Materials Removal Workers 1,340 $46,964 $30,576 $66,293 $23 $15 $32
Highway Maintenance Workers 730 $58,486 $36,704 $116,026 $28 $18 $56
Occupational Title Number Employed Annual Wage or Salary Hourly Wage
Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage
Septic Tank Servicers & Sewer Pipe Cleaners 250 $48,460 $30,760 $77,459 $23 $15 $37
Miscellaneous Construction & Related Workers 160 $44,765 $27,696 $72,176 $22 $13 $35
Rotary Drill Operators, Oil & Gas NA $73,204 $37,355 $101,826 $35 $18 $49
Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, & Mining NA $56,664 $38,923 $75,912 $27 $19 $37
Earth Drillers, Except Oil & Gas NA $49,061 $33,986 $63,993 $24 $16 $31
Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, & Blasters 20 $73,805 $57,346 $82,670 $35 $28 $40
Helpers--Extraction Workers NA $40,663 $32,704 $50,791 $20 $16 $24

INSTALLATION, MAINTENANCE, & REPAIR OCCUPATIONS

Occupational Title Number Employed Annual Wage or Salary Hourly Wage
Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage
Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations 125,670 $53,488 $26,708 $86,929 $26 $13 $42
First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, & Repairers 9,390 $80,917 $42,672 $124,443 $39 $21 $60
Computer, Automated Teller, & Office Machine Repairers 2,050 $48,847 $30,192 $75,464 $23 $15 $36
Radio, Cellular, & Tower Equipment Installers & Repairers NA $50,594 $31,745 $74,855 $24 $15 $36
Telecommunications Equipment Installers & Repairers, Except Line Installers 10,620 $57,418 $33,594 $81,933 $28 $16 $39
Avionics Technicians 670 $69,371 $46,318 $94,627 $33 $22 $46
Electric Motor, Power Tool, & Related Repairers 530 $48,441 $33,736 $64,466 $23 $16 $31
Electrical & Electronics Installers & Repairers, Transportation Equipment 410 $83,842 $64,740 $103,746 $40 $31 $50
Electrical & Electronics Repairers, Commercial & Industrial Equipment 1,080 $57,367 $26,312 $95,622 $28 $13 $46
Electrical & Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, & Relay 900 $100,070 $73,961 $127,398 $48 $36 $61
Occupational Title Number Employed Annual Wage or Salary Hourly Wage
Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage
Electronic Equipment Installers & Repairers, Motor Vehicles 90 $38,600 $24,657 $50,523 $19 $12 $24
Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers & Repairers 480 $43,343 $28,404 $55,072 $21 $14 $26
Security & Fire Alarm Systems Installers 1,790 $51,447 $30,659 $73,108 $25 $15 $35
Aircraft Mechanics & Service Technicians 4,730 $65,085 $35,879 $95,257 $31 $17 $46
Automotive Body & Related Repairers 3,750 $44,318 $26,678 $65,288 $21 $13 $31
Automotive Service Technicians & Mechanics 14,960 $44,389 $25,723 $65,065 $21 $12 $31
Bus & Truck Mechanics & Diesel Engine Specialists 4,400 $58,951 $34,406 $81,110 $28 $17 $39
Farm Equipment Mechanics & Service Technicians 50 $47,192 $31,461 $63,785 $23 $15 $31
Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines 3,050 $71,686 $44,206 $101,563 $34 $21 $49
Motorboat Mechanics & Service Technicians 420 $34,812 $22,413 $52,117 $17 $11 $25
Occupational Title Number Employed Annual Wage or Salary Hourly Wage
Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage
Motorcycle Mechanics NA $33,990 $26,759 $53,031 $16 $13 $26
Outdoor Power Equipment & Other Small Engine Mechanics 350 $45,272 $23,834 $76,124 $22 $11 $37
Bicycle Repairers 310 $29,511 $23,083 $39,636 $14 $11 $19
Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians 160 $48,014 $35,747 $61,876 $23 $17 $30
Tire Repairers & Changers 1,860 $35,726 $24,941 $50,309 $17 $12 $24
Mechanical Door Repairers NA $53,366 $35,655 $67,319 $26 $17 $32
Control & Valve Installers & Repairers, Except Mechanical Door 600 $78,307 $47,192 $103,736 $38 $23 $50
Heating, Air Conditioning, & Refrigeration Mechanics & Installers 5,520 $63,592 $34,721 $97,176 $31 $17 $47
Home Appliance Repairers 620 $44,440 $26,881 $64,395 $21 $13 $31
Industrial Machinery Mechanics 5,880 $56,017 $31,735 $83,182 $27 $15 $40
Occupational Title Number Employed Annual Wage or Salary Hourly Wage
Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage
Maintenance Workers, Machinery 1,290 $49,243 $26,454 $80,186 $24 $13 $39
Millwrights 620 $57,448 $35,787 $80,501 $28 $17 $39
Electrical Power-Line Installers & Repairers 1,770 $97,267 $60,261 $129,399 $47 $29 $62
Telecommunications Line Installers & Repairers 2,020 $65,613 $39,017 $83,669 $32 $19 $40
Camera & Photographic Equipment Repairers 360 $46,298 $24,901 $71,270 $22 $12 $34
Medical Equipment Repairers 1,140 $62,262 $36,945 $96,516 $30 $18 $46
Musical Instrument Repairers & Tuners 140 $40,743 $26,688 $51,904 $20 $13 $25
Precision Instrument & Equipment Repairers, All Other 290 NA NA NA NA NA NA
Maintenance & Repair Workers, General 31,750 $43,871 $24,230 $66,639 $21 $12 $32
Coin, Vending, & Amusement Machine Servicers & Repairers 640 $33,655 $22,210 $51,426 $16 $11 $25
Locksmiths & Safe Repairers 370 $59,906 $38,113 $79,231 $29 $18 $38
Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Workers 3,340 $33,848 $22,230 $49,477 $16 $11 $24
Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Workers, All Other 4,900 $41,180 $22,849 $65,136 $20 $11 $31

PRODUCTION OCCUPATIONS

Occupational Title Number Employed Annual Wage or Salary Hourly Wage
Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage
Production Occupations 246,840 $37,134 $22,129 $63,296 $18 $11 $30
First-Line Supervisors of Production & Operating Workers 14,750 $62,907 $32,580 $102,744 $30 $16 $49
Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, & Systems Assemblers 1,090 $51,669 $29,192 $78,086 $25 $14 $38
Coil Winders, Tapers, & Finishers 520 $31,812 $21,904 $41,495 $15 $11 $20
Electrical, electronic, & electromechanical assemblers, except coil winders, tapers, & finishers 6,880 $35,251 $22,610 $55,916 $17 $11 $27
Engine & Other Machine Assemblers NA $37,626 $22,641 $60,983 $18 $11 $29
Structural Metal Fabricators & Fitters 1,270 $38,946 $26,326 $52,406 $19 $13 $25
Fiberglass Laminators & Fabricators 330 $36,131 $24,790 $53,511 $17 $12 $26
Assemblers & fabricators, all other, including team assemblers 25,910 $31,658 $21,904 $48,619 $15 $11 $23
Bakers 7,040 $28,455 $22,078 $37,933 $14 $11 $18
Occupational Title Number Employed Annual Wage or Salary Hourly Wage
Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage
Butchers & Meat Cutters 5,600 $30,645 $22,078 $46,070 $15 $11 $22
Meat, Poultry, & Fish Cutters & Trimmers 2,110 $26,060 $22,109 $33,531 $13 $11 $16
Slaughterers & Meat Packers 1,120 $26,541 $21,894 $35,251 $13 $11 $17
Food & Tobacco Roasting, Baking, & Drying Machine Operators & Tenders 470 $33,306 $22,938 $50,000 $16 $11 $24
Food Batchmakers 4,280 $29,099 $22,017 $38,803 $14 $11 $19
Food Cooking Machine Operators & Tenders 1,590 $31,433 $21,904 $44,524 $15 $11 $21
Food Processing Workers, All Other 2,050 $27,124 $21,904 $35,650 $13 $11 $17
Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal & Plastic 3,330 $41,484 $25,067 $62,774 $20 $12 $30
Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal a 700 $60,840 $27,840 $99,294 $29 $13 $48
Extruding & Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, & Tenders, Metal & Plastic 1,500 $39,488 $22,457 $67,268 $19 $11 $32
Occupational Title Number Employed Annual Wage or Salary Hourly Wage
Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage
Forging Machine Setters, Operators, & Tenders, Metal & Plastic 650 $39,263 $24,975 $52,723 $19 $12 $25
Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, & Tenders, Metal & Plastic 450 $41,781 $26,060 $65,620 $20 $13 $32
Cutting, Punching, & Press Machine Setters, Operators, & Tenders, Metal & Plastic 4,610 $35,016 $23,275 $53,204 $17 $11 $26
Drilling & Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators, & Tenders, Metal & Plastic 430 $46,254 $26,182 $71,812 $22 $13 $35
Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, & Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, & Tenders, Metal & Plastic 2,590 $35,619 $23,275 $52,457 $17 $11 $25
Lathe & Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, & Tenders, Metal & Plastic 990 $38,168 $24,289 $57,790 $18 $12 $28
Milling & Planing Machine Setters, Operators, & Tenders, Metal & Plastic 720 $48,680 $32,457 $73,542 $23 $16 $35
Machinists 10,930 $43,183 $23,849 $67,196 $21 $11 $32
Metal-Refining Furnace Operators & Tenders 90 $43,214 $25,230 $59,059 $21 $12 $28
Pourers & Casters, Metal 160 $33,388 $23,040 $50,533 $16 $11 $24
Occupational Title Number Employed Annual Wage or Salary Hourly Wage
Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage
Model Makers, Metal & Plastic 150 $55,753 $35,016 $80,512 $27 $17 $39
Patternmakers, Metal & Plastic NA $47,974 $35,026 $64,934 $23 $17 $31
Foundry Mold & Coremakers 410 $34,146 $25,056 $50,011 $16 $12 $24
Molding, Coremaking, & Casting Machine Setters, Operators, & Tenders, Metal & Plastic 2,520 $28,741 $21,894 $40,737 $14 $11 $20
Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, & Tenders, Metal & Plastic 1,490 $38,137 $23,583 $54,432 $18 $11 $26
Tool & Die Makers 1,060 $56,357 $32,385 $81,413 $27 $16 $39
Welders, Cutters, Solderers, & Brazers 5,650 $44,463 $24,985 $72,897 $21 $12 $35
Welding, Soldering, & Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, & Tenders 1,120 $38,434 $24,729 $55,916 $18 $12 $27
Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, & Tenders, Metal & Plastic 650 $41,597 $24,115 $62,283 $20 $12 $30
Layout Workers, Metal & Plastic 100 $41,658 $27,626 $62,662 $20 $13 $30
Occupational Title Number Employed Annual Wage or Salary Hourly Wage
Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage
Plating & Coating Machine Setters, Operators, & Tenders, Metal & Plastic 1,520 $34,749 $23,112 $51,966 $17 $11 $25
Tool Grinders, Filers, & Sharpeners 350 $39,796 $24,575 $62,703 $19 $12 $30
Metal Workers & Plastic Workers, All Other 470 $33,808 $21,904 $52,406 $16 $11 $25
Prepress Technicians & Workers 1,080 $46,551 $25,026 $75,251 $22 $12 $36
Printing Press Operators 4,870 $38,015 $22,231 $61,628 $18 $11 $30
Print Binding & Finishing Workers 1,390 $33,716 $22,518 $52,887 $16 $11 $25
Laundry & Dry-Cleaning Workers 5,500 $26,653 $21,904 $33,746 $13 $11 $16
Pressers, Textile, Garment, & Related Materials 2,130 $25,087 $21,955 $29,826 $12 $11 $14
Sewing Machine Operators 18,470 $25,660 $21,894 $32,477 $12 $11 $16
Shoe & Leather Workers & Repairers 240 $27,615 $22,815 $32,017 $13 $11 $15
Occupational Title Number Employed Annual Wage or Salary Hourly Wage
Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage
Shoe Machine Operators & Tenders 60 $27,881 $21,894 $35,896 $13 $11 $17
Sewers, Hand NA $27,718 $22,518 $32,139 $13 $11 $15
Tailors, Dressmakers, & Custom Sewers 840 $40,133 $23,153 $70,379 $19 $11 $34
Textile Bleaching & Dyeing Machine Operators & Tenders 1,450 $28,322 $22,518 $36,295 $14 $11 $17
Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, & Tenders 920 $27,441 $21,894 $38,516 $13 $11 $19
Textile Knitting & Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, & Tenders 790 $26,223 $21,894 $32,815 $13 $11 $16
Textile Winding, Twisting, & Drawing Out Machine Setters, Operators, & Tenders 320 $32,283 $21,894 $36,336 $16 $11 $17
Extruding & Forming Machine Setters, Operators, & Tenders, Synthetic & Glass Fibers 160 $34,043 $26,643 $45,742 $16 $13 $22
Fabric & Apparel Patternmakers 1,240 $61,628 $26,377 $102,600 $30 $13 $49
Upholsterers 1,390 $36,725 $24,012 $54,299 $18 $12 $26
Occupational Title Number Employed Annual Wage or Salary Hourly Wage
Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage
Textile, Apparel, & Furnishings Workers, All Other 1,020 $28,158 $22,313 $36,520 $14 $11 $18
Cabinetmakers & Bench Carpenters 2,460 $36,684 $21,904 $56,848 $18 $11 $27
Furniture Finishers 730 $32,201 $21,904 $49,560 $15 $11 $24
Patternmakers, Wood NA $55,190 $33,685 $93,757 $27 $16 $45
Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, & Tenders, Wood 650 $32,395 $22,150 $47,892 $16 $11 $23
Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, & Tenders, Except Sawing 970 $30,911 $22,907 $44,228 $15 $11 $21
Woodworkers, All Other NA $36,182 $22,723 $61,290 $17 $11 $29
Power Distributors & Dispatchers 640 $77,759 $67,943 $85,139 $37 $33 $41
Power Plant Operators 650 $98,977 $76,797 $125,733 $48 $37 $60
Stationary Engineers & Boiler Operators 690 $81,239 $59,008 $104,074 $39 $28 $50
Occupational Title Number Employed Annual Wage or Salary Hourly Wage
Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage
Water & Wastewater Treatment Plant & System Operators 2,020 $74,514 $44,872 $103,583 $36 $22 $50
Chemical Plant & System Operators 260 $55,251 $27,697 $93,982 $27 $13 $45
Gas Plant Operators 340 $96,715 $86,459 $108,875 $47 $42 $52
Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, & Gaugers 1,610 $78,813 $49,550 $103,174 $38 $24 $50
Plant & System Operators, All Other 380 $61,863 $43,173 $82,191 $30 $21 $40
Chemical Equipment Operators & Tenders 790 $47,615 $24,811 $70,195 $23 $12 $34
Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, & Still Machine Setters, Operators, & Tenders 1,070 $43,204 $23,675 $65,394 $21 $11 $31
Crushing, Grinding, & Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, & Tenders 930 $30,205 $22,958 $40,318 $15 $11 $19
Grinding & Polishing Workers, Hand 1,880 $32,160 $22,631 $44,197 $15 $11 $21
Mixing & Blending Machine Setters, Operators, & Tenders 3,670 $37,667 $22,569 $55,978 $18 $11 $27
Occupational Title Number Employed Annual Wage or Salary Hourly Wage
Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage
Cutters & Trimmers, Hand 820 $29,407 $21,894 $40,215 $14 $11 $19
Cutting & Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, & Tenders 1,410 $32,794 $22,805 $46,735 $16 $11 $22
Extruding, Forming, Pressing, & Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, & Tenders 1,160 $32,600 $22,180 $49,949 $16 $11 $24
Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, & Kettle Operators & Tenders 200 $34,821 $23,951 $49,642 $17 $12 $24
Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, & Weighers 16,390 $42,938 $23,235 $72,866 $21 $11 $35
Jewelers & Precious Stone & Metal Workers 1,240 $33,163 $22,866 $49,908 $16 $11 $24
Dental Laboratory Technicians 1,510 $41,607 $24,780 $60,359 $20 $12 $29
Medical Appliance Technicians 630 $38,567 $24,135 $57,708 $19 $12 $28
Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians 670 $34,535 $23,439 $51,669 $17 $11 $25
Packaging & Filling Machine Operators & Tenders 13,310 $31,147 $21,904 $48,711 $15 $11 $23
Occupational Title Number Employed Annual Wage or Salary Hourly Wage
Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage
Coating, Painting, & Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, & Tenders 1,990 $33,890 $23,081 $48,659 $16 $11 $23
Painters, Transportation Equipment 2,400 $41,771 $23,521 $74,207 $20 $11 $36
Painting, Coating, & Decorating Workers 410 $38,680 $23,736 $58,619 $19 $11 $28
Semiconductor Processors 370 $42,979 $26,193 $61,372 $21 $13 $30
Photographic Process Workers & Processing Machine Operators 940 $55,886 $23,439 $78,803 $27 $11 $38
Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators & Tenders 280 $38,393 $22,897 $53,736 $18 $11 $26
Cleaning, Washing, & Metal Pickling Equipment Operators & Tenders 700 $34,821 $23,081 $56,029 $17 $11 $27
Cooling & Freezing Equipment Operators & Tenders 120 $29,550 $21,894 $47,329 $14 $11 $23
Etchers & Engravers 160 $39,724 $26,172 $51,433 $19 $13 $25
Molders, Shapers, & Casters, Except Metal & Plastic 1,370 $30,399 $21,904 $41,843 $15 $11 $20
Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, & Tenders 1,190 $37,011 $23,337 $53,890 $18 $11 $26
Helpers--Production Workers 9,800 $27,083 $21,894 $36,541 $13 $11 $18
Production Workers, All Other 8,150 $30,338 $21,894 $42,917 $15 $11 $21

TRANSPORTATION & MATERIAL MOVING OCCUPATIONS

Occupational Title Number Employed Annual Wage or Salary Hourly Wage
Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage
Transportation & Material Moving Occupations 324,250 $39,315 $22,230 $64,179 $19 $11 $31
Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors 350 $55,502 $35,793 $76,017 $27 $17 $37
First-line supervisors of transportation & material moving workers, except aircraft cargo handling supervisors 13,330 $59,035 $32,621 $95,870 $28 $16 $46
Airline Pilots, Copilots, & Flight Engineers 4,230 $199,633 $87,039 NA NA NA NA
Commercial Pilots 1,100 $103,824 $62,371 $162,105 NA NA NA
Airfield Operations Specialists 600 $62,175 $35,886 $116,871 $30 $17 $56
Flight Attendants 7,700 $51,907 $29,760 $65,439 NA NA NA
Ambulance Drivers & Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians 620 $26,909 $22,736 $33,975 $13 $11 $16
Bus Drivers, Transit & Intercity 8,190 $44,439 $24,471 $62,970 $21 $12 $30
Bus Drivers, School or Special Client 7,450 $34,646 $23,944 $49,335 $17 $12 $24
Occupational Title Number Employed Annual Wage or Salary Hourly Wage
Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage
Driver/Sales Workers 13,530 $35,183 $22,209 $58,373 $17 $11 $28
Heavy & Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers 34,800 $47,073 $27,890 $67,402 $23 $13 $32
Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers 28,230 $40,348 $23,407 $69,457 $19 $11 $33
Taxi Drivers & Chauffeurs 7,150 $31,774 $22,808 $44,149 $15 $11 $21
Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other 1,150 $56,938 $22,963 $104,981 $27 $11 $50
Rail Transportation Workers, All Other 90 $47,331 $34,501 $94,455 $23 $17 $45
Sailors & Marine Oilers NA $40,658 $24,079 $71,162 $20 $12 $34
Ship Engineers NA $64,292 $37,373 $85,871 $31 $18 $41
Parking Lot Attendants 11,670 $26,702 $22,209 $35,369 $13 $11 $17
Automotive & Watercraft Service Attendants 1,310 $32,260 $23,325 $48,467 $16 $11 $23
Occupational Title Number Employed Annual Wage or Salary Hourly Wage
Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage
Traffic Technicians 190 $56,545 $42,848 $80,262 $27 $21 $39
Transportation Inspectors 1,140 $86,243 $43,643 $129,845 $41 $21 $62
Transportation Attendants, Except Flight Attendants 1,590 $32,890 $23,025 $44,170 $16 $11 $21
Transportation Workers, All Other 1,340 $43,323 $25,256 $63,507 $21 $12 $31
Conveyor Operators & Tenders 770 $35,803 $22,725 $52,444 $17 $11 $25
Crane & Tower Operators 990 $60,109 $29,491 $101,387 $29 $14 $49
Excavating & Loading Machine & Dragline Operators 290 $59,293 $39,057 $81,760 $29 $19 $39
Industrial Truck & Tractor Operators 12,850 $39,160 $24,048 $61,245 $19 $12 $29
Cleaners of Vehicles & Equipment 16,400 $28,324 $22,209 $39,160 $14 $11 $19
Laborers & Freight, Stock, & Material Movers, Hand 94,850 $31,278 $22,219 $48,436 $15 $11 $23
Occupational Title Number Employed Annual Wage or Salary Hourly Wage
Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage Average Wage Lower 10 Percent Wage Upper 10 Percent Wage
Machine Feeders & Offbearers 1,530 $29,708 $22,209 $41,360 $14 $11 $20
Packers & Packagers, Hand 36,710 $25,225 $22,199 $30,545 $12 $11 $15
Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers NA $54,706 $34,718 $76,502 $26 $17 $37
Refuse & Recyclable Material Collectors 3,280 $56,462 $31,950 $83,671 $27 $15 $40
Material Moving Workers, All Other 2,600 $31,444 $22,540 $47,197 $15 $11 $23

NA = Data not available.

Source: California Employment Development Dept.


A small number of professional entertainers (actors, singers, dancers, etc.) and athletes earn considerably high wages, however, most do not.