May 2012 Wages in Alaska
 Balance of State

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These wage data are grouped into 22 occupational groupings. Click on the following group title to go to those occupations.

 

Hourly wage rates for some occupations where workers typically work fewer than 2,080 hours per year are not available. In these cases, annual wages are provided.

Management
  Mean Wage and
95% Confidence Interval
Wage by Percentile
SOCOccupation TitleLowMeanHigh 10thMedian90th
11-3011 Administrative Services Managers 42.59 46.39 50.19 31.25 45.47 68.13
11-9041 Architectural and Engineering Managers 67.87 77.12 86.37 49.30 70.49 (1)
11-1011 Chief Executives 64.00 69.11 74.22 46.73 62.40 (1)
11-3021 Computer and Information Systems Managers 46.88 50.09 53.30 36.21 50.21 68.65
11-9021 Construction Managers 48.76 61.10 73.44 30.73 58.45 (1)
11-9032 Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School 81,987 88,730 95,473 67,880 87,860 114,990
11-9031 Education Administrators, Preschool and Childcare Center/Program 20.52 24.37 28.22 16.77 23.30 33.39
11-3031 Financial Managers 47.33 54.28 61.23 31.43 48.79 86.85
11-1021 General and Operations Managers 40.93 44.11 47.29 22.27 36.46 76.05
11-3121 Human Resources Managers 48.61 50.85 53.09 38.66 51.90 65.23
11-1031 Legislators 51,237 63,100 74,963 39,420 65,810 101,100
11-0000 Management Occupations 43.39 45.58 47.77 21.63 40.42 75.06
11-9199 Managers, All Other 41.45 45.85 50.25 21.42 43.17 71.78
11-9111 Medical and Health Services Managers 46.35 49.52 52.69 27.81 47.24 68.43
11-9121 Natural Sciences Managers 45.36 46.57 47.78 37.34 45.84 57.54
11-9131 Postmasters and Mail Superintendents 20.10 20.47 20.84 12.46 18.19 29.87
11-9141 Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers 22.71 28.53 34.35 13.68 26.78 43.47
11-9151 Social and Community Service Managers 27.72 31.72 35.72 19.29 29.06 49.92
11-3071 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers 40.04 43.43 46.82 26.13 43.33 62.17

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Business and Financial Operations
  Mean Wage and
95% Confidence Interval
Wage by Percentile
SOCOccupation TitleLowMeanHigh 10thMedian90th
13-2011 Accountants and Auditors 34.28 36.16 38.04 22.61 34.13 52.38
13-2021 Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate 19.53 28.30 37.07 12.91 27.32 49.11
13-2031 Budget Analysts 46.15 48.99 51.83 30.15 50.81 68.96
13-0000 Business and Financial Operations Occupations 32.93 34.23 35.53 18.03 32.84 52.73
13-1199 Business Operations Specialists, All Other 32.73 34.89 37.05 18.32 34.39 50.13
13-1041 Compliance Officers 33.78 35.63 37.48 25.01 35.44 47.94
13-1051 Cost Estimators 41.60 46.53 51.46 37.95 43.93 63.58
13-2099 Financial Specialists, All Other 37.58 42.22 46.86 27.12 42.05 57.35
13-1071 Human Resources Specialists 26.20 27.75 29.30 16.58 27.31 39.80
13-1075 Labor Relations Specialists 28.37 30.50 32.64 19.30 33.01 43.19
13-1081 Logisticians 39.25 40.89 42.53 26.96 38.34 62.57
13-1111 Management Analysts 32.42 36.26 40.10 17.88 37.96 52.19
13-1161 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists 29.67 37.37 45.07 23.62 36.22 53.91
13-1121 Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners 16.44 18.31 20.18 14.59 17.86 22.51
13-1023 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products 31.62 34.37 37.12 20.14 31.39 55.08
13-1151 Training and Development Specialists 28.88 33.90 38.92 17.68 31.60 52.20
13-1022 Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products 16.39 20.29 24.19 11.37 16.39 39.98

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Computer and Mathematical
  Mean Wage and
95% Confidence Interval
Wage by Percentile
SOCOccupation TitleLowMeanHigh 10thMedian90th
15-0000 Computer and Mathematical Occupations 33.50 35.12 36.74 21.16 34.84 51.02
15-1152 Computer Network Support Specialists 30.40 34.78 39.16 21.09 37.85 44.86
15-1199 Computer Occupations, All Other 36.29 38.94 41.59 25.23 37.68 53.00
15-1131 Computer Programmers 38.92 41.76 44.60 32.14 42.34 53.25
15-1121 Computer Systems Analysts 36.09 37.83 39.57 27.98 38.33 48.41
15-1151 Computer User Support Specialists 23.34 24.94 26.54 16.63 24.18 35.32
15-1142 Network and Computer Systems Administrators 33.42 35.11 36.80 24.44 34.19 49.37
15-1133 Software Developers, Systems Software 39.75 43.87 47.99 30.84 44.08 57.85

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Architecture and Engineering
  Mean Wage and
95% Confidence Interval
Wage by Percentile
SOCOccupation TitleLowMeanHigh 10thMedian90th
17-0000 Architecture and Engineering Occupations 41.37 45.07 48.77 23.33 42.39 71.11
17-3022 Civil Engineering Technicians 24.95 26.43 27.91 20.09 26.54 34.05
17-2051 Civil Engineers 46.45 50.05 53.65 36.96 50.10 66.16
17-3023 Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technicians 26.63 32.55 38.47 23.20 28.49 48.80
17-2071 Electrical Engineers 45.11 50.69 56.27 36.93 45.96 76.58
17-3029 Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other 25.36 27.15 28.94 17.13 26.91 36.02
17-2199 Engineers, All Other 55.03 58.05 61.07 35.11 57.91 78.83
17-3025 Environmental Engineering Technicians 22.99 26.07 29.15 19.91 25.86 34.31
17-2081 Environmental Engineers 42.57 47.62 52.67 25.18 49.85 69.89
17-2111 Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors 53.81 56.29 58.77 40.30 59.04 70.76
17-3026 Industrial Engineering Technicians 44.93 47.39 49.85 38.96 48.71 56.13
17-2112 Industrial Engineers 46.70 51.21 55.72 38.29 48.83 68.96
17-2141 Mechanical Engineers 56.18 60.67 65.16 39.24 60.13 86.00
17-2151 Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers 48.92 65.57 82.22 39.45 54.60 (1)
17-2171 Petroleum Engineers 58.76 72.37 85.98 47.92 64.44 (1)
17-3031 Surveying and Mapping Technicians 24.92 27.63 30.34 14.64 27.04 41.35
17-1022 Surveyors 23.08 26.71 30.34 17.04 28.79 35.18

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Life, Physical, and Social Science
  Mean Wage and
95% Confidence Interval
Wage by Percentile
SOCOccupation TitleLowMeanHigh 10thMedian90th
19-1029 Biological Scientists, All Other 29.92 31.56 33.20 16.44 32.16 43.35
19-4021 Biological Technicians 17.23 18.17 19.11 13.10 16.58 22.46
19-4031 Chemical Technicians 26.89 28.01 29.13 23.13 27.32 35.65
19-3031 Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists 27.41 30.39 33.37 18.47 30.49 42.98
19-1031 Conservation Scientists 37.22 38.37 39.52 30.14 39.12 46.98
19-4091 Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health 14.35 19.13 23.91 12.16 14.01 34.60
19-2041 Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health 25.41 28.17 30.93 16.79 25.89 44.78
19-4093 Forest and Conservation Technicians 18.79 19.37 19.95 14.69 16.57 26.58
19-4041 Geological and Petroleum Technicians 26.39 28.19 29.99 20.64 28.84 35.58
19-2042 Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers 38.94 42.23 45.52 29.13 41.14 58.57
19-0000 Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations 26.30 27.86 29.42 15.42 26.67 41.95
19-4099 Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians, All Other 25.14 26.24 27.34 17.41 26.30 35.00
19-3051 Urban and Regional Planners 28.43 34.59 40.75 17.01 36.24 50.47
19-1023 Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists 28.71 31.27 33.83 18.50 31.11 44.78

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Community and Social Services
  Mean Wage and
95% Confidence Interval
Wage by Percentile
SOCOccupation TitleLowMeanHigh 10thMedian90th
21-1021 Child, Family, and School Social Workers 18.61 21.89 25.17 14.24 20.99 32.67
21-1099 Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other 17.44 19.12 20.80 14.12 19.23 22.82
21-0000 Community and Social Services Occupations 22.20 23.52 24.84 15.02 22.29 34.75
21-1094 Community Health Workers 19.87 21.05 22.23 15.64 20.60 28.20
21-1019 Counselors, All Other 23.84 25.25 26.66 19.57 25.06 32.28
21-2021 Directors, Religious Activities and Education 13.07 14.30 15.53 9.08 14.85 17.67
21-1012 Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors 26.98 29.20 31.42 19.14 30.39 37.83
21-1091 Health Educators 19.26 21.07 22.88 14.80 18.29 33.36
21-1022 Healthcare Social Workers 21.62 23.05 24.48 15.78 20.31 34.82
21-1023 Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers 21.09 22.82 24.55 15.42 19.70 35.94
21-1014 Mental Health Counselors 26.62 28.81 31.00 19.45 27.29 42.01
21-1015 Rehabilitation Counselors 26.99 28.71 30.43 19.56 27.80 40.39
21-1093 Social and Human Service Assistants 18.91 21.01 23.11 10.28 21.72 28.33
21-1011 Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors 24.38 25.50 26.62 18.96 25.31 33.84

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Legal
  Mean Wage and
95% Confidence Interval
Wage by Percentile
SOCOccupation TitleLowMeanHigh 10thMedian90th
23-1011 Lawyers 51.21 56.65 62.09 39.63 52.17 73.85
23-0000 Legal Occupations 41.96 46.83 51.70 23.65 45.43 68.03
23-2011 Paralegals and Legal Assistants 23.94 26.60 29.26 17.92 26.14 35.27

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Education, Training, and Library
  Mean Wage and
95% Confidence Interval
Wage by Percentile
SOCOccupation TitleLowMeanHigh 10thMedian90th
25-2032 Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School 66,043 70,710 75,377 54,720 71,690 88,940
25-0000 Education, Training, and Library Occupations 24.84 25.50 26.16 12.49 25.50 38.44
25-9099 Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other 17.47 19.54 21.61 14.90 17.37 27.80
25-2021 Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education 60,483 61,970 63,457 42,110 60,320 86,920
25-9031 Instructional Coordinators 13.86 20.69 27.52 12.59 14.89 35.46
25-2012 Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education 59,067 63,650 68,233 47,280 65,280 82,490
25-4021 Librarians 19.95 21.87 23.79 10.92 20.92 33.11
25-4031 Library Technicians 17.09 18.58 20.07 14.96 18.45 22.67
25-2022 Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education 60,027 62,140 64,253 42,830 61,680 85,120
25-2011 Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education 16.40 17.94 19.48 12.08 17.26 23.81
25-2031 Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education 62,330 64,390 66,450 50,880 63,770 81,650
25-3021 Self-Enrichment Education Teachers 11.51 13.51 15.51 10.12 11.91 19.36
25-2059 Special Education Teachers, All Other 45,693 55,860 66,027 34,130 51,330 92,240
25-2052 Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School 59,559 66,770 73,981 49,060 65,930 90,850
25-2053 Special Education Teachers, Middle School 64,422 69,570 74,718 50,170 70,080 90,750
25-2051 Special Education Teachers, Preschool 59,843 62,860 65,877 44,790 63,930 82,430
25-2054 Special Education Teachers, Secondary School 59,273 64,010 68,747 50,420 63,060 83,120
25-9041 Teacher Assistants 27,747 31,820 35,893 21,670 29,080 46,890
25-3099 Teachers and Instructors, All Other 45,239 49,280 53,321 33,590 46,600 70,190
25-1194 Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary 34.76 36.82 38.88 29.16 35.96 46.12

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Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media
  Mean Wage and
95% Confidence Interval
Wage by Percentile
SOCOccupation TitleLowMeanHigh 10thMedian90th
27-0000 Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations 21.11 22.70 24.29 9.17 21.74 35.69
27-2022 Coaches and Scouts 25,833 32,950 40,067 17,330 20,040 56,950
27-3031 Public Relations Specialists 27.21 29.64 32.07 23.62 29.69 36.32
27-3011 Radio and Television Announcers 15.89 20.58 25.27 10.25 20.45 33.18
27-3022 Reporters and Correspondents 17.84 20.13 22.42 15.47 19.32 27.32
27-3043 Writers and Authors 27.95 30.31 32.67 19.95 30.12 42.52

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Healthcare Practitioner and Technical
  Mean Wage and
95% Confidence Interval
Wage by Percentile
SOCOccupation TitleLowMeanHigh 10thMedian90th
29-2021 Dental Hygienists 27.55 38.26 48.97 20.55 40.46 54.60
29-1021 Dentists, General 69.88 90.05 110.22 34.62 86.23 (1)
29-2032 Diagnostic Medical Sonographers 35.75 37.79 39.83 31.61 37.83 45.26
29-2041 Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 27.60 28.75 29.90 22.10 28.01 36.82
29-1062 Family and General Practitioners 82.12 110.38 138.64 64.04 (1) (1)
29-0000 Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations 37.83 41.76 45.69 18.45 34.99 72.58
29-2061 Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 23.29 25.48 27.67 16.87 24.18 38.63
29-2012 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians 24.36 26.83 29.30 19.20 23.15 41.71
29-2011 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists 29.97 32.58 35.19 16.62 34.53 43.93
29-2071 Medical Records and Health Information Technicians 18.25 19.42 20.59 13.34 18.42 27.56
29-1171 Nurse Practitioners 45.65 51.29 56.93 37.63 48.49 75.82
29-9011 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists 30.75 34.24 37.73 16.14 37.29 52.21
29-9012 Occupational Health and Safety Technicians 22.86 27.54 32.22 10.36 31.15 40.64
29-1122 Occupational Therapists 30.27 32.00 33.73 24.46 31.91 42.03
29-2081 Opticians, Dispensing 15.55 20.09 24.63 10.57 21.25 27.35
29-1051 Pharmacists 60.08 62.45 64.82 52.90 64.19 72.45
29-2052 Pharmacy Technicians 16.87 17.98 19.09 13.35 17.47 23.22
29-1123 Physical Therapists 30.51 33.98 37.45 20.26 35.45 45.40
29-1071 Physician Assistants 39.58 42.93 46.28 30.15 42.55 62.80
29-1069 Physicians and Surgeons, All Other 82.86 118.04 153.22 83.13 (1) (1)
29-2034 Radiologic Technologists 32.62 34.05 35.48 26.88 33.64 43.37
29-1141 Registered Nurses 35.48 36.73 37.98 26.74 36.29 46.34
29-1127 Speech-Language Pathologists 28.15 32.51 36.87 24.35 31.19 43.45
29-2056 Veterinary Technologists and Technicians 15.84 16.85 17.86 14.37 16.80 20.22

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Healthcare Support
  Mean Wage and
95% Confidence Interval
Wage by Percentile
SOCOccupation TitleLowMeanHigh 10thMedian90th
31-9091 Dental Assistants 15.87 18.54 21.21 11.84 17.41 26.72
31-0000 Healthcare Support Occupations 16.16 17.41 18.66 10.33 16.28 26.64
31-9099 Healthcare Support Workers, All Other 22.07 23.53 24.99 15.14 22.48 34.48
31-1011 Home Health Aides 10.69 11.49 12.29 9.36 11.03 14.45
31-9011 Massage Therapists 36.02 40.65 45.28 32.39 41.40 50.28
31-9092 Medical Assistants 18.94 20.81 22.68 15.01 20.84 27.55
31-9094 Medical Transcriptionists 20.03 21.04 22.05 16.38 21.01 26.76
31-1014 Nursing Assistants 15.75 16.58 17.41 12.39 16.21 21.90

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Protective Service
  Mean Wage and
95% Confidence Interval
Wage by Percentile
SOCOccupation TitleLowMeanHigh 10thMedian90th
33-3012 Correctional Officers and Jailers 28.20 30.06 31.92 22.18 29.82 38.00
33-2011 Firefighters 25.40 26.62 27.84 20.73 25.57 34.86
33-1021 First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers 37.82 42.49 47.16 25.43 40.74 59.10
33-1012 First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives 29.60 35.07 40.54 13.96 35.94 53.77
33-1099 First-Line Supervisors of Protective Service Workers, All Other 34.37 36.03 37.69 26.40 35.57 46.47
33-3051 Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers 31.03 34.86 38.69 24.58 33.53 48.49
33-0000 Protective Service Occupations 26.08 27.98 29.88 16.32 26.75 42.45
33-9099 Protective Service Workers, All Other 20.96 22.39 23.82 16.06 20.37 32.24
33-9032 Security Guards 19.25 21.87 24.49 13.56 21.05 32.00

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Food Preparation and Serving Related
  Mean Wage and
95% Confidence Interval
Wage by Percentile
SOCOccupation TitleLowMeanHigh 10thMedian90th
35-3011 Bartenders 9.77 10.90 12.03 8.35 10.54 14.26
35-1011 Chefs and Head Cooks 17.35 27.45 37.55 15.09 20.97 52.43
35-3021 Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food 9.32 10.13 10.94 8.20 9.39 13.71
35-2019 Cooks, All Other 14.88 16.50 18.12 8.91 16.58 24.57
35-2012 Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria 15.99 17.01 18.03 11.73 16.44 23.82
35-2014 Cooks, Restaurant 10.55 11.75 12.95 9.70 11.09 14.65
35-2015 Cooks, Short Order 10.09 13.00 15.91 9.36 12.97 17.45
35-3022 Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop 9.23 10.46 11.69 8.28 10.23 13.67
35-9011 Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers 8.95 9.52 10.09 8.09 9.18 11.31
35-9021 Dishwashers 7.88 9.95 12.02 8.08 8.80 19.03
35-1012 First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 16.48 18.31 20.14 10.85 18.13 25.67
35-0000 Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations 11.55 12.16 12.77 8.30 10.59 18.08
35-2021 Food Preparation Workers 12.78 13.62 14.46 8.63 13.39 18.23
35-9031 Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop 8.15 9.06 9.97 8.17 8.99 10.68
35-3031 Waiters and Waitresses 8.39 8.83 9.27 8.10 8.83 10.19

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Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance
  Mean Wage and
95% Confidence Interval
Wage by Percentile
SOCOccupation TitleLowMeanHigh 10thMedian90th
37-0000 Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 13.85 14.92 15.99 8.66 14.34 22.20
37-1011 First-Line Supervisors of Housekeeping and Janitorial Workers 18.58 21.60 24.62 9.15 23.68 32.35
37-3019 Grounds Maintenance Workers, All Other 11.67 17.26 22.85 8.85 19.18 22.41
37-2011 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 15.17 16.38 17.59 10.17 16.33 22.57
37-3011 Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers 15.86 17.90 19.94 9.43 18.77 22.86
37-2012 Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 10.51 11.21 11.91 8.23 10.23 15.98

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Personal Care and Service
  Mean Wage and
95% Confidence Interval
Wage by Percentile
SOCOccupation TitleLowMeanHigh 10thMedian90th
39-3091 Amusement and Recreation Attendants 14.62 17.83 21.04 14.93 17.71 21.97
39-9011 Childcare Workers 12.19 13.40 14.61 9.36 13.17 17.96
39-3099 Entertainment Attendants and Related Workers, All Other 11.57 13.39 15.21 10.09 12.92 17.66
39-1021 First-Line Supervisors of Personal Service Workers 20.33 23.48 26.63 16.02 21.92 34.28
39-9031 Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors 12.95 17.89 22.83 8.52 17.31 27.74
39-3012 Gaming and Sports Book Writers and Runners 9.99 11.35 12.71 9.57 10.66 15.06
39-3011 Gaming Dealers 13.45 15.39 17.33 10.75 16.13 17.94
39-3019 Gaming Service Workers, All Other 13.90 17.91 21.92 11.17 19.38 22.98
39-9021 Personal Care Aides 11.76 12.76 13.76 9.74 12.34 17.06
39-0000 Personal Care and Service Occupations 13.78 15.18 16.58 9.69 14.03 23.87
39-9032 Recreation Workers 14.77 17.14 19.51 9.56 16.50 24.91
39-7011 Tour Guides and Escorts 11.92 12.99 14.06 10.43 13.10 14.70

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Sales and Related
  Mean Wage and
95% Confidence Interval
Wage by Percentile
SOCOccupation TitleLowMeanHigh 10thMedian90th
41-2011 Cashiers 11.39 12.33 13.27 8.43 11.49 17.69
41-2021 Counter and Rental Clerks 11.27 13.55 15.83 8.72 11.82 20.68
41-1011 First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 17.66 19.11 20.56 12.11 17.50 28.81
41-3021 Insurance Sales Agents 15.82 19.34 22.86 15.05 17.99 22.54
41-2022 Parts Salespersons 15.95 18.08 20.21 14.88 17.21 23.37
41-2031 Retail Salespersons 10.72 11.53 12.34 8.46 10.71 16.09
41-0000 Sales and Related Occupations 13.24 14.12 15.00 8.56 12.03 21.74
41-9099 Sales and Related Workers, All Other 14.11 16.76 19.41 11.37 16.47 22.47
41-4011 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products 40.39 47.52 54.65 37.92 44.74 72.92

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Office and Administrative Support
  Mean Wage and
95% Confidence Interval
Wage by Percentile
SOCOccupation TitleLowMeanHigh 10thMedian90th
43-3011 Bill and Account Collectors 19.52 21.17 22.82 15.20 18.71 29.90
43-3021 Billing and Posting Clerks 18.86 19.89 20.92 14.13 19.54 27.14
43-3031 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 19.58 20.74 21.90 12.60 19.00 30.06
43-5011 Cargo and Freight Agents 15.41 16.93 18.45 12.40 16.75 20.82
43-4021 Correspondence Clerks 21.38 25.76 30.14 20.16 26.03 31.41
43-5021 Couriers and Messengers 14.59 16.50 18.41 10.83 16.83 19.00
43-4031 Court, Municipal, and License Clerks 20.31 22.87 25.43 16.48 21.24 33.29
43-4051 Customer Service Representatives 17.05 18.53 20.01 10.71 17.95 27.78
43-9021 Data Entry Keyers 16.37 18.23 20.09 12.89 17.35 25.74
43-5032 Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance 20.89 23.52 26.15 14.86 21.78 34.38
43-4061 Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs 25.58 26.59 27.60 19.76 24.51 37.33
43-6011 Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants 23.11 24.07 25.03 16.50 22.87 33.76
43-4071 File Clerks 17.39 19.32 21.25 12.42 18.02 27.67
43-1011 First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 25.83 27.66 29.49 15.85 26.79 41.31
43-4081 Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks 10.90 11.98 13.06 8.88 11.17 16.90
43-4161 Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping 18.47 19.12 19.77 14.85 17.99 26.23
43-4199 Information and Record Clerks, All Other 19.68 20.54 21.40 14.70 19.55 26.55
43-6012 Legal Secretaries 20.60 23.57 26.54 16.42 23.45 30.84
43-4121 Library Assistants, Clerical 15.46 16.91 18.36 10.94 17.45 21.68
43-6013 Medical Secretaries 20.91 22.34 23.77 16.11 22.28 28.53
43-5041 Meter Readers, Utilities 17.88 20.32 22.76 15.26 19.71 27.89
43-0000 Office and Administrative Support Occupations 19.14 19.65 20.16 11.32 18.43 28.97
43-9199 Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other 22.21 23.99 25.77 14.35 21.85 38.30
43-9061 Office Clerks, General 17.35 17.96 18.57 11.06 17.44 26.03
43-3051 Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks 21.20 22.22 23.24 15.65 21.53 30.91
43-5031 Police, Fire, and Ambulance Dispatchers 17.25 19.51 21.77 9.24 19.50 27.66
43-5051 Postal Service Clerks 23.12 23.88 24.64 14.61 25.52 26.55
43-5053 Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and Processing Machine Operators 12.09 12.34 12.59 9.45 10.85 16.80
43-3061 Procurement Clerks 23.46 24.96 26.46 18.32 24.89 29.11
43-5061 Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks 25.59 27.64 29.69 17.31 26.20 41.90
43-4171 Receptionists and Information Clerks 14.97 16.17 17.37 9.45 16.02 23.37
43-4181 Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks 15.64 17.07 18.50 12.18 16.61 23.01
43-6014 Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 18.43 19.16 19.89 12.99 19.24 26.24
43-5071 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks 18.00 21.63 25.26 9.56 22.48 33.11
43-5081 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 12.40 13.45 14.50 8.58 12.86 19.02
43-3071 Tellers 14.19 14.91 15.63 12.38 14.82 17.82

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Hourly wage rates for some occupations where workers typically work fewer than 2,080 hours per year are not available. In these cases, annual wages are provided.

Farming, Fishing, and Forestry
  Mean Wage and
95% Confidence Interval
Wage by Percentile
SOCOccupation TitleLowMeanHigh 10thMedian90th
45-4021 Fallers 22.38 23.76 25.14 19.35 23.28 28.34
45-0000 Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations 21.49 23.41 25.33 12.72 23.75 32.50

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Hourly wage rates for some occupations where workers typically work fewer than 2,080 hours per year are not available. In these cases, annual wages are provided.

Construction and Extraction
  Mean Wage and
95% Confidence Interval
Wage by Percentile
SOCOccupation TitleLowMeanHigh 10thMedian90th
47-2031 Carpenters 27.78 29.87 31.96 21.83 28.12 43.61
47-4011 Construction and Building Inspectors 22.06 29.03 36.00 13.79 31.83 42.11
47-0000 Construction and Extraction Occupations 28.40 29.83 31.26 18.70 28.03 44.56
47-4099 Construction and Related Workers, All Other 27.66 29.81 31.96 24.61 29.17 35.60
47-2061 Construction Laborers 21.35 23.51 25.67 14.58 21.67 37.49
47-5011 Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas 26.24 28.34 30.44 21.09 29.37 34.91
47-5021 Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas 21.68 24.98 28.28 13.91 22.97 34.48
47-2111 Electricians 33.46 35.98 38.50 23.57 35.93 51.67
47-5031 Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters 26.04 29.19 32.34 23.47 28.90 36.34
47-5099 Extraction Workers, All Other 18.99 21.78 24.57 18.68 20.81 29.99
47-3012 Helpers--Carpenters 9.55 13.72 17.89 9.67 11.25 22.00
47-5081 Helpers--Extraction Workers 19.67 21.20 22.73 13.02 23.88 28.00
47-4051 Highway Maintenance Workers 16.47 19.75 23.03 12.85 17.68 28.65
47-2073 Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators 27.91 29.50 31.09 22.61 29.39 36.91
47-2141 Painters, Construction and Maintenance 21.94 24.06 26.18 18.73 22.11 34.08
47-2152 Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 36.98 38.93 40.88 24.73 39.47 54.50
47-5012 Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas 31.39 34.96 38.53 24.29 37.55 44.09
47-5071 Roustabouts, Oil and Gas 23.96 25.17 26.38 19.67 25.21 32.40
47-5013 Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining 22.84 24.25 25.66 15.52 22.74 35.35
47-2221 Structural Iron and Steel Workers 23.40 26.71 30.02 16.15 26.61 37.91
47-1011 Supervisors of Construction and Extraction Workers 38.52 43.87 49.22 24.22 41.17 70.11

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Hourly wage rates for some occupations where workers typically work fewer than 2,080 hours per year are not available. In these cases, annual wages are provided.

Installation, Maintenance, and Repair
  Mean Wage and
95% Confidence Interval
Wage by Percentile
SOCOccupation TitleLowMeanHigh 10thMedian90th
49-3011 Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians 28.43 30.90 33.37 20.09 31.60 38.95
49-3023 Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 26.03 28.54 31.05 15.51 30.24 38.17
49-3031 Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists 25.43 28.25 31.08 19.44 27.31 40.11
49-2095 Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay 30.90 34.88 38.86 24.84 37.81 45.28
49-9051 Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers 36.27 38.42 40.57 29.13 39.49 45.78
49-1011 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers 36.48 38.24 40.00 23.14 39.47 52.58
49-9021 Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers 31.28 39.60 47.92 18.13 47.53 56.65
49-9098 Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers 13.73 15.53 17.33 8.40 15.79 25.35
49-9041 Industrial Machinery Mechanics 25.22 28.02 30.82 13.09 29.80 40.82
49-0000 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 26.32 27.42 28.52 13.96 27.66 41.19
49-9099 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, All Other 23.04 25.04 27.04 17.08 25.10 34.43
49-9071 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 21.95 23.01 24.07 12.74 23.08 34.01
49-9043 Maintenance Workers, Machinery 22.61 26.48 30.35 11.58 28.86 36.16
49-9044 Millwrights 29.92 32.74 35.56 22.54 33.50 41.23
49-3042 Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines 30.11 31.50 32.89 23.92 31.98 40.40
49-2022 Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers 25.81 30.95 36.09 16.85 32.74 44.27
49-9052 Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers 28.31 31.74 35.17 21.57 32.78 41.53
49-3093 Tire Repairers and Changers 9.76 12.36 14.96 8.33 10.46 17.73

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Production
  Mean Wage and
95% Confidence Interval
Wage by Percentile
SOCOccupation TitleLowMeanHigh 10thMedian90th
51-3011 Bakers 12.05 15.29 18.53 10.05 13.03 22.40
51-3021 Butchers and Meat Cutters 14.77 18.15 21.53 11.11 16.53 27.41
51-1011 First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers 32.46 40.17 47.88 14.11 36.59 70.71
51-3092 Food Batchmakers 9.32 9.89 10.46 8.13 9.11 13.29
51-9061 Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers 27.67 31.44 35.21 16.97 32.76 43.28
51-6011 Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers 11.74 12.38 13.02 8.26 12.58 17.74
51-4041 Machinists 24.13 27.30 30.47 19.80 28.27 34.95
51-3022 Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers 8.82 9.36 9.90 8.04 8.80 12.04
51-8093 Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers 30.61 33.56 36.51 24.64 34.30 42.95
51-8013 Power Plant Operators 23.44 25.87 28.30 16.02 23.22 41.11
51-0000 Production Occupations 15.91 19.54 23.17 8.20 12.51 38.70
51-8021 Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators 27.57 30.36 33.15 19.31 31.96 36.41
51-8031 Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators 23.11 24.85 26.59 14.64 24.66 35.91
51-4121 Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers 33.43 35.34 37.25 26.86 36.64 44.23

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Hourly wage rates for some occupations where workers typically work fewer than 2,080 hours per year are not available. In these cases, annual wages are provided.

Transportation and Material Moving
  Mean Wage and
95% Confidence Interval
Wage by Percentile
SOCOccupation TitleLowMeanHigh 10thMedian90th
53-2021 Air Traffic Controllers 41.87 45.81 49.75 40.68 46.45 54.89
53-2011 Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers 71,203 74,480 77,757 56,610 76,830 90,360
53-6031 Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants 9.76 10.36 10.96 9.12 10.39 11.47
53-3022 Bus Drivers, School or Special Client 16.04 17.14 18.24 12.28 17.00 22.95
53-3021 Bus Drivers, Transit and Intercity 10.57 16.07 21.57 9.81 13.28 27.68
53-5021 Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels 23.54 30.26 36.98 16.16 28.98 46.70
53-2012 Commercial Pilots 69,778 74,390 79,002 45,740 75,730 100,640
53-7011 Conveyor Operators and Tenders 19.88 21.15 22.42 15.42 21.05 27.67
53-7021 Crane and Tower Operators 34.89 37.20 39.51 31.11 37.57 44.26
53-3031 Driver/Sales Workers 14.04 16.29 18.54 9.65 15.93 23.00
53-1021 First-Line Supervisors of Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers, Hand 21.80 24.89 27.98 13.98 22.06 41.02
53-1031 First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators 30.19 32.74 35.29 23.54 32.15 43.98
53-3032 Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers 23.59 25.04 26.49 16.63 25.19 34.28
53-7051 Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators 14.24 16.41 18.58 10.22 14.44 25.05
53-7062 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 16.69 17.46 18.23 10.26 17.70 23.26
53-3033 Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers 20.82 23.66 26.50 13.39 24.49 34.34
53-7199 Material Moving Workers, All Other 25.01 27.01 29.01 14.36 25.73 45.68
53-7064 Packers and Packagers, Hand 8.53 12.51 16.49 8.18 9.38 24.88
53-7081 Refuse and Recyclable Material Collectors 17.39 19.58 21.77 12.06 20.60 27.92
53-5011 Sailors and Marine Oilers 17.49 20.34 23.19 13.20 20.60 28.40
53-5031 Ship Engineers 27.32 32.92 38.52 19.31 30.78 44.83
53-3041 Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs 12.04 13.14 14.24 9.89 13.33 15.00
53-0000 Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 21.81 23.15 24.49 11.17 21.10 38.22
53-6061 Transportation Attendants, Except Flight Attendants 10.21 12.07 13.93 10.12 12.04 14.21
53-6099 Transportation Workers, All Other 18.68 22.19 25.70 14.81 21.20 32.29

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(1) indicates an hourly wage greater than $90, or an annual wage greater than $187,200.