May 2014 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 41.43 44.11 46.79 27.38 42.36 60.48
11-9041 Architectural and Engineering Managers 61.11 72.98 84.85 43.45 56.85 (1)
11-1011 Chief Executives 67.06 76.51 85.96 37.08 67.44 (1)
11-3021 Computer and Information Systems Managers 43.88 47.01 50.14 29.65 48.75 58.83
11-9021 Construction Managers 49.89 60.29 70.69 29.39 57.45 (1)
11-9032 Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School 94,916 100,220 105,524 79,950 102,150 122,330
11-9033 Education Administrators, Postsecondary 31.11 42.19 53.27 19.39 48.24 58.44
11-3031 Financial Managers 44.32 51.48 58.64 31.13 47.00 78.04
11-9051 Food Service Managers 25.46 28.85 32.24 18.20 27.52 41.35
11-1021 General and Operations Managers 42.72 45.87 49.02 20.92 38.45 79.27
11-3121 Human Resources Managers 50.16 53.07 55.98 38.76 51.48 74.07
11-9081 Lodging Managers 21.55 29.46 37.37 16.23 26.68 46.54
11-9199 Managers, All Other 38.33 44.33 50.33 20.71 42.84 73.64
11-9111 Medical and Health Services Managers 46.02 49.00 51.98 28.97 47.07 68.18
11-9121 Natural Sciences Managers 47.47 49.01 50.55 40.15 47.74 58.25
11-9131 Postmasters and Mail Superintendents 22.97 23.43 23.89 16.12 23.43 32.74
11-9141 Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers 30.19 33.54 36.89 19.78 35.71 45.77
11-9151 Social and Community Service Managers 30.36 34.33 38.30 20.63 33.48 51.57
11-3071 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers 32.97 44.95 56.93 20.37 36.46 68.20

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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 34.42 36.27 38.12 23.68 34.65 53.69
13-2021 Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate 24.58 29.77 34.96 20.36 28.37 44.84
13-2031 Budget Analysts 44.49 46.78 49.07 28.99 45.77 69.34
13-1199 Business Operations Specialists, All Other 38.46 40.19 41.92 25.16 37.72 62.97
13-1041 Compliance Officers 32.59 34.13 35.67 18.39 33.96 47.45
13-1131 Fundraisers 18.32 25.52 32.72 12.80 23.52 36.42
13-1071 Human Resources Specialists 29.12 30.88 32.64 20.68 29.21 45.79
13-1075 Labor Relations Specialists 30.11 32.13 34.15 20.32 34.00 44.73
13-1081 Logisticians 38.52 41.10 43.68 22.99 38.93 62.86
13-1111 Management Analysts 32.34 34.72 37.10 18.95 29.52 58.14
13-1121 Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners 19.50 23.13 26.76 16.14 23.89 29.13
13-1023 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products 31.25 33.00 34.75 21.78 31.90 49.38
13-2082 Tax Preparers 12.50 17.28 22.06 8.67 16.64 22.35
13-1151 Training and Development Specialists 28.41 32.85 37.29 15.58 33.38 46.30
13-1022 Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products 20.88 23.71 26.54 12.40 18.15 42.57

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Computer and Mathematical
  Mean Wage and
95% Confidence Interval
Wage by Percentile
SOCOccupation TitleLowMeanHigh 10thMedian90th
15-1152 Computer Network Support Specialists 28.07 33.92 39.77 20.98 37.64 46.20
15-1199 Computer Occupations, All Other 31.49 34.76 38.03 24.30 29.40 51.25
15-1131 Computer Programmers 34.56 38.65 42.74 30.11 35.46 54.56
15-1121 Computer Systems Analysts 39.93 42.42 44.91 28.39 40.82 63.69
15-1151 Computer User Support Specialists 27.46 28.76 30.06 20.69 27.84 37.07
15-1141 Database Administrators 28.62 31.39 34.16 16.26 30.44 45.35
15-1142 Network and Computer Systems Administrators 34.62 37.17 39.72 26.69 35.40 54.15

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Architecture and Engineering
  Mean Wage and
95% Confidence Interval
Wage by Percentile
SOCOccupation TitleLowMeanHigh 10thMedian90th
17-3022 Civil Engineering Technicians 28.51 30.87 33.23 18.25 28.74 53.39
17-2051 Civil Engineers 50.44 53.59 56.74 40.04 50.22 73.15
17-3023 Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technicians 27.19 32.10 37.01 23.49 28.41 50.48
17-2071 Electrical Engineers 55.13 60.99 66.85 42.31 55.78 89.32
17-2199 Engineers, All Other 51.81 54.59 57.37 33.42 58.14 74.25
17-2081 Environmental Engineers 41.55 45.47 49.39 31.98 45.45 58.44
17-2111 Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors 50.01 54.85 59.69 39.55 58.02 73.15
17-2141 Mechanical Engineers 53.58 59.92 66.26 22.63 54.15 (1)
17-2171 Petroleum Engineers 61.65 69.56 77.47 37.77 67.30 (1)
17-1022 Surveyors 27.30 31.36 35.42 18.91 32.02 43.31

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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 31.41 33.23 35.05 18.42 33.50 43.79
19-4021 Biological Technicians 18.86 20.00 21.14 14.85 18.52 26.05
19-4031 Chemical Technicians 30.60 31.72 32.84 21.86 31.14 43.99
19-3031 Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists 30.76 33.03 35.30 25.26 32.39 43.52
19-2041 Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health 26.82 29.86 32.90 22.20 27.24 45.24
19-4093 Forest and Conservation Technicians 18.43 19.34 20.25 15.66 17.62 24.69
19-4041 Geological and Petroleum Technicians 29.81 31.35 32.89 20.51 29.06 47.03
19-2042 Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers 39.55 42.46 45.37 31.42 39.15 59.58
19-1023 Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists 31.77 33.27 34.77 20.58 32.94 46.21

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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 21.08 25.35 29.62 17.01 22.98 37.50
21-1094 Community Health Workers 20.67 21.69 22.71 16.15 21.01 28.92
21-2021 Directors, Religious Activities and Education 14.11 15.57 17.03 12.25 15.88 18.59
21-1012 Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors 32.39 34.49 36.59 24.46 35.62 44.90
21-1091 Health Educators 23.40 26.28 29.16 14.91 26.61 36.79
21-1023 Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers 24.64 26.91 29.18 16.22 26.17 41.00
21-1014 Mental Health Counselors 27.96 30.73 33.50 21.53 29.13 43.99
21-1093 Social and Human Service Assistants 14.71 16.49 18.27 12.05 14.89 23.58
21-1011 Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors 24.56 26.15 27.74 19.80 26.68 31.27

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Legal
  Mean Wage and
95% Confidence Interval
Wage by Percentile
SOCOccupation TitleLowMeanHigh 10thMedian90th
23-1023 Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates 50.62 71.31 92.00 45.36 67.35 (1)
23-1011 Lawyers 54.64 57.22 59.80 38.76 53.13 76.28
23-2011 Paralegals and Legal Assistants 24.20 27.42 30.64 19.97 25.01 38.75

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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 69,686 74,040 78,394 54,960 76,720 92,740
25-9099 Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other 19.14 21.88 24.62 15.55 19.21 32.00
25-2021 Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education 62,264 64,150 66,036 49,950 64,400 80,430
25-9031 Instructional Coordinators 28.97 33.42 37.87 23.54 35.56 44.80
25-2012 Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education 56,247 62,630 69,013 50,010 58,300 88,410
25-4021 Librarians 26.08 27.88 29.68 16.56 28.40 38.62
25-4031 Library Technicians 18.20 19.62 21.04 15.25 19.06 26.54
25-2022 Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education 64,818 71,860 78,902 51,390 74,430 92,660
25-2011 Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education 16.86 20.47 24.08 12.48 17.76 34.53
25-2031 Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education 66,505 69,360 72,215 52,690 69,020 90,680
25-3021 Self-Enrichment Education Teachers 15.89 22.02 28.15 12.62 19.98 39.54
25-2052 Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School 52,221 61,080 69,939 41,450 59,370 88,450
25-2053 Special Education Teachers, Middle School 57,336 65,560 73,784 49,820 59,750 93,600
25-2051 Special Education Teachers, Preschool 62,397 66,020 69,643 46,850 67,240 87,550
25-2054 Special Education Teachers, Secondary School 60,913 71,740 82,567 51,940 67,630 100,130
25-3098 Substitute Teachers 20.10 24.94 29.78 15.45 23.32 35.31
25-9041 Teacher Assistants 39,129 41,660 44,191 28,200 40,690 58,070
25-3097 Teachers and Instructors, All Other, Except Substitute Teachers 49,251 54,840 60,429 35,550 56,310 72,520
25-1194 Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary 36.08 38.17 40.26 29.70 37.13 50.35

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Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media
  Mean Wage and
95% Confidence Interval
Wage by Percentile
SOCOccupation TitleLowMeanHigh 10thMedian90th
27-2022 Coaches and Scouts 43,854 49,370 54,886 28,790 53,200 70,590
27-3031 Public Relations Specialists 33.75 36.24 38.73 18.71 35.24 54.16

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Healthcare Practitioner and Technical
  Mean Wage and
95% Confidence Interval
Wage by Percentile
SOCOccupation TitleLowMeanHigh 10thMedian90th
29-2021 Dental Hygienists 20.42 30.81 41.20 19.81 27.21 45.57
29-1021 Dentists, General 72.13 89.71 107.29 35.90 84.07 (1)
29-2041 Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 26.10 27.50 28.90 20.24 27.49 35.95
29-1062 Family and General Practitioners 96.50 113.65 130.80 67.90 (1) (1)
29-1199 Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other 28.87 30.67 32.47 21.50 31.13 41.38
29-9099 Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other 23.41 24.87 26.33 19.59 23.81 29.38
29-1063 Internists, General 98.46 118.42 138.38 81.00 (1) (1)
29-2061 Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 26.01 29.15 32.29 19.75 27.79 42.36
29-2012 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians 21.28 22.80 24.32 15.91 21.22 33.66
29-2011 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists 27.71 30.32 32.93 16.67 30.65 45.56
29-2071 Medical Records and Health Information Technicians 18.14 19.60 21.06 13.34 18.39 28.00
29-1171 Nurse Practitioners 46.54 51.26 55.98 34.34 51.71 67.60
29-9011 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists 40.37 42.89 45.41 29.40 43.56 57.49
29-9012 Occupational Health and Safety Technicians 26.72 30.69 34.66 11.49 33.47 43.42
29-1122 Occupational Therapists 31.75 35.05 38.35 24.72 33.14 51.72
29-2081 Opticians, Dispensing 18.68 22.31 25.94 11.57 23.42 28.87
29-1051 Pharmacists 66.10 68.38 70.66 60.84 69.33 81.11
29-2052 Pharmacy Technicians 16.94 18.23 19.52 12.99 17.92 23.76
29-1123 Physical Therapists 34.31 42.47 50.63 21.57 42.02 57.20
29-1071 Physician Assistants 48.38 50.56 52.74 35.34 51.47 65.72
29-2034 Radiologic Technologists 32.75 34.16 35.57 27.15 34.05 43.17
29-1141 Registered Nurses 36.83 38.57 40.31 27.37 38.19 51.10
29-1127 Speech-Language Pathologists 32.24 34.98 37.72 25.38 35.88 45.12

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Healthcare Support
  Mean Wage and
95% Confidence Interval
Wage by Percentile
SOCOccupation TitleLowMeanHigh 10thMedian90th
31-9091 Dental Assistants 17.87 20.07 22.27 15.19 19.02 27.51
31-9099 Healthcare Support Workers, All Other 19.88 21.90 23.92 15.92 21.11 29.42
31-1011 Home Health Aides 12.10 14.52 16.94 10.34 13.90 18.63
31-9011 Massage Therapists 27.97 35.57 43.17 25.64 33.85 49.06
31-9092 Medical Assistants 18.73 20.28 21.83 14.93 20.10 27.08
31-1014 Nursing Assistants 17.08 17.60 18.12 14.13 17.27 22.17
31-9095 Pharmacy Aides 19.27 21.23 23.19 15.56 21.42 28.21

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Protective Service
  Mean Wage and
95% Confidence Interval
Wage by Percentile
SOCOccupation TitleLowMeanHigh 10thMedian90th
33-3012 Correctional Officers and Jailers 29.25 31.54 33.83 21.05 31.61 41.65
33-2011 Firefighters 25.12 26.20 27.28 21.24 25.83 31.68
33-1021 First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers 33.71 36.97 40.23 28.85 36.45 48.45
33-1012 First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives 39.55 45.43 51.31 18.37 46.19 63.87
33-1099 First-Line Supervisors of Protective Service Workers, All Other 32.64 34.54 36.44 25.62 32.48 52.33
33-9092 Lifeguards, Ski Patrol, and Other Recreational Protective Service 9.65 13.74 17.83 8.24 15.23 19.67
33-3051 Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers 33.91 38.34 42.77 25.63 36.15 56.63
33-9099 Protective Service Workers, All Other 21.29 22.71 24.13 15.95 20.58 30.45
33-9032 Security Guards 18.34 19.57 20.80 12.08 19.33 27.95

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Food Preparation and Serving Related
  Mean Wage and
95% Confidence Interval
Wage by Percentile
SOCOccupation TitleLowMeanHigh 10thMedian90th
35-3011 Bartenders 11.26 12.68 14.10 9.07 12.05 17.72
35-1011 Chefs and Head Cooks 18.43 21.36 24.29 14.71 18.42 32.78
35-3021 Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food 9.93 11.91 13.89 8.17 9.34 18.22
35-2019 Cooks, All Other 14.97 16.00 17.03 12.42 15.86 18.65
35-2011 Cooks, Fast Food 7.88 9.37 10.86 8.07 8.86 12.53
35-2012 Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria 17.11 18.72 20.33 11.19 17.64 27.60
35-2014 Cooks, Restaurant 11.23 12.48 13.73 9.64 11.22 18.12
35-2015 Cooks, Short Order 10.49 12.30 14.11 9.72 11.67 16.45
35-3022 Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop 8.86 10.34 11.82 8.22 10.00 13.74
35-9011 Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers 8.81 9.48 10.15 8.15 9.13 11.41
35-9021 Dishwashers 8.68 9.24 9.80 8.09 9.10 11.20
35-1012 First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 17.82 19.59 21.36 10.82 20.14 27.31
35-2021 Food Preparation Workers 12.80 14.19 15.58 8.52 14.12 20.61
35-3031 Waiters and Waitresses 9.75 11.12 12.49 8.29 10.16 14.52

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Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance
  Mean Wage and
95% Confidence Interval
Wage by Percentile
SOCOccupation TitleLowMeanHigh 10thMedian90th
37-1011 First-Line Supervisors of Housekeeping and Janitorial Workers 20.62 23.32 26.02 16.11 22.54 32.52
37-3019 Grounds Maintenance Workers, All Other 10.01 12.07 14.13 9.55 11.24 16.66
37-2011 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 14.91 15.68 16.45 9.86 14.86 22.74
37-3011 Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers 10.87 13.10 15.33 8.48 11.41 21.28
37-2012 Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 11.39 12.20 13.01 8.38 12.38 16.72

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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 14.70 16.09 17.48 13.06 16.58 18.42
39-9011 Childcare Workers 12.09 13.43 14.77 8.58 12.01 22.17
39-3099 Entertainment Attendants and Related Workers, All Other 15.29 16.73 18.17 14.79 16.70 18.63
39-1021 First-Line Supervisors of Personal Service Workers 19.21 21.48 23.75 15.87 20.37 29.26
39-9031 Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors 18.70 23.26 27.82 12.07 24.68 29.45
39-3012 Gaming and Sports Book Writers and Runners 10.08 10.73 11.38 9.06 10.61 12.56
39-3011 Gaming Dealers 9.94 12.67 15.40 8.78 11.15 17.97
39-5012 Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists 14.26 16.80 19.34 10.51 16.92 22.84
39-9021 Personal Care Aides 12.33 13.44 14.55 9.94 13.21 17.78
39-7011 Tour Guides and Escorts 12.94 18.85 24.76 12.63 14.84 28.78

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Sales and Related
  Mean Wage and
95% Confidence Interval
Wage by Percentile
SOCOccupation TitleLowMeanHigh 10thMedian90th
41-2011 Cashiers 10.95 11.98 13.01 8.48 10.56 18.14
41-2021 Counter and Rental Clerks 14.30 15.58 16.86 10.41 15.20 22.06
41-1011 First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 17.54 18.99 20.44 13.00 17.90 27.56
41-3021 Insurance Sales Agents (2) 33.48 (2) 16.03 22.58 53.71
41-2022 Parts Salespersons 16.92 17.72 18.52 15.01 17.38 22.30
41-2031 Retail Salespersons 11.38 12.12 12.86 9.13 11.36 16.76
41-3099 Sales Representatives, Services, All Other 20.45 23.43 26.41 12.47 24.85 30.80
41-4012 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 22.52 28.42 34.32 18.80 23.31 43.85

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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 19.06 20.77 22.48 15.85 19.15 28.46
43-3021 Billing and Posting Clerks 20.30 21.35 22.40 15.49 20.88 28.67
43-3031 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 19.32 20.07 20.82 12.84 18.98 29.03
43-5011 Cargo and Freight Agents 15.64 17.96 20.28 12.93 17.05 25.59
43-4031 Court, Municipal, and License Clerks 26.01 27.63 29.25 19.38 26.77 37.06
43-4051 Customer Service Representatives 16.82 17.95 19.08 12.00 17.31 25.38
43-9021 Data Entry Keyers 18.12 20.40 22.68 14.92 19.94 27.62
43-5032 Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance 16.36 20.45 24.54 10.53 19.13 34.08
43-4061 Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs 24.50 26.87 29.24 19.24 25.20 39.91
43-6011 Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants 25.51 26.60 27.69 18.46 26.29 35.84
43-4071 File Clerks 11.54 14.32 17.10 8.49 14.13 21.40
43-1011 First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 24.81 26.30 27.79 15.37 24.23 40.76
43-4081 Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks 11.21 12.32 13.43 9.24 11.66 16.85
43-4161 Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping 19.97 21.40 22.83 15.34 20.27 30.14
43-4199 Information and Record Clerks, All Other 20.38 21.25 22.12 14.84 19.94 28.42
43-6012 Legal Secretaries 19.82 22.61 25.40 16.00 21.78 31.58
43-4121 Library Assistants, Clerical 17.91 20.43 22.95 13.74 20.98 26.59
43-9051 Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service 9.80 13.25 16.70 8.56 14.82 18.22
43-6013 Medical Secretaries 19.39 20.64 21.89 15.20 20.98 26.01
43-5041 Meter Readers, Utilities 17.43 20.58 23.73 15.77 18.55 29.60
43-9199 Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other 22.48 24.34 26.20 15.09 22.35 36.09
43-9061 Office Clerks, General 20.27 20.84 21.41 14.25 20.47 28.54
43-3051 Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks 22.79 24.06 25.33 16.00 23.75 33.66
43-5031 Police, Fire, and Ambulance Dispatchers 21.85 22.69 23.53 16.56 23.14 28.68
43-5051 Postal Service Clerks 23.31 24.21 25.11 12.96 26.72 27.77
43-5053 Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and Processing Machine Operators 12.83 13.09 13.35 9.65 12.01 17.01
43-3061 Procurement Clerks 21.58 22.64 23.70 16.77 22.94 28.43
43-5061 Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks 26.46 28.29 30.12 18.00 26.80 42.85
43-4171 Receptionists and Information Clerks 15.30 16.26 17.22 10.27 15.59 23.29
43-4181 Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks 16.28 17.70 19.12 12.88 17.21 23.43
43-6014 Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 17.62 18.19 18.76 12.06 18.15 24.07
43-5071 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks 16.28 18.41 20.54 9.62 18.00 29.72
43-5081 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 12.86 14.29 15.72 8.49 12.60 24.89
43-2011 Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service 16.46 17.60 18.74 14.98 17.38 22.20
43-3071 Tellers 13.85 15.98 18.11 12.54 15.28 20.95

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Farming, Fishing, and Forestry
  Mean Wage and
95% Confidence Interval
Wage by Percentile
SOCOccupation TitleLowMeanHigh 10thMedian90th
45-4021 Fallers 24.86 26.80 28.74 23.04 26.87 29.87

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Construction and Extraction
  Mean Wage and
95% Confidence Interval
Wage by Percentile
SOCOccupation TitleLowMeanHigh 10thMedian90th
47-2031 Carpenters 30.39 32.49 34.59 20.83 31.76 45.77
47-2051 Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers 23.74 28.69 33.64 24.89 28.47 34.45
47-4011 Construction and Building Inspectors 33.39 35.92 38.45 26.57 34.64 50.83
47-2061 Construction Laborers 21.11 22.81 24.51 15.43 22.06 32.27
47-5011 Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas 26.69 29.15 31.61 20.16 30.47 36.65
47-5021 Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas 27.70 31.46 35.22 23.53 30.64 42.96
47-2111 Electricians 37.44 39.37 41.30 29.42 39.11 53.37
47-5031 Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters 31.17 34.18 37.19 28.43 33.71 43.70
47-5099 Extraction Workers, All Other 23.66 27.17 30.68 13.71 22.16 52.02
47-4041 Hazardous Materials Removal Workers 27.71 31.54 35.37 29.71 33.00 36.30
47-3019 Helpers, Construction Trades, All Other 16.88 19.43 21.98 15.36 20.11 22.69
47-3012 Helpers--Carpenters 12.41 15.86 19.31 10.35 14.72 22.60
47-3013 Helpers--Electricians 17.20 19.58 21.96 13.10 18.49 27.73
47-4051 Highway Maintenance Workers 25.85 28.11 30.37 21.13 27.47 36.90
47-2073 Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators 29.31 30.44 31.57 23.91 29.07 40.69
47-2141 Painters, Construction and Maintenance 23.37 24.62 25.87 19.73 23.43 32.17
47-2151 Pipelayers 16.23 20.90 25.57 15.99 19.96 31.55
47-2152 Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 34.61 37.79 40.97 25.91 37.08 53.60
47-5012 Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas 31.99 35.24 38.49 24.49 32.06 46.53
47-5071 Roustabouts, Oil and Gas 20.95 23.79 26.63 13.10 25.28 33.29
47-5013 Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining 28.69 32.02 35.35 23.77 33.58 37.53
47-1011 Supervisors of Construction and Extraction Workers 40.78 46.63 52.48 29.43 42.18 68.01

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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 29.04 31.44 33.84 24.05 32.14 38.50
49-3021 Automotive Body and Related Repairers (2) 21.38 (2) 15.46 17.64 34.20
49-3023 Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 25.89 28.83 31.77 16.51 28.54 40.69
49-3031 Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists 27.11 30.19 33.27 19.06 30.36 42.40
49-9012 Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door 19.72 25.08 30.44 19.39 22.33 35.56
49-2095 Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay 23.65 33.87 44.09 16.78 35.91 47.10
49-9051 Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers 38.20 40.93 43.66 29.69 42.39 48.65
49-1011 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers 40.19 41.83 43.47 27.22 42.04 55.14
49-9021 Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers 28.56 31.39 34.22 16.90 33.88 42.71
49-9098 Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers 12.84 14.36 15.88 8.60 13.71 22.44
49-9041 Industrial Machinery Mechanics 33.68 35.49 37.30 26.26 34.82 45.54
49-9071 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 23.88 24.91 25.94 14.65 24.40 36.12
49-9043 Maintenance Workers, Machinery 24.91 26.74 28.57 16.37 26.99 36.28
49-9044 Millwrights 32.53 36.22 39.91 23.86 36.89 46.26
49-3042 Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines 29.80 31.27 32.74 24.17 31.68 38.07
49-3051 Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians 19.39 21.04 22.69 17.54 21.20 25.29
49-2022 Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers 29.41 34.17 38.93 18.84 36.23 46.18
49-9052 Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers 23.16 28.73 34.30 18.98 25.69 43.55
49-3093 Tire Repairers and Changers 12.83 13.63 14.43 9.89 13.25 17.49

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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.

Production
  Mean Wage and
95% Confidence Interval
Wage by Percentile
SOCOccupation TitleLowMeanHigh 10thMedian90th
51-3011 Bakers 14.93 16.03 17.13 12.93 16.16 18.58
51-3021 Butchers and Meat Cutters 17.09 20.22 23.35 11.46 19.87 28.85
51-1011 First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers 28.62 36.03 43.44 15.30 32.01 69.66
51-8092 Gas Plant Operators 26.81 29.92 33.03 23.76 28.73 40.16
51-9198 Helpers--Production Workers 10.73 12.24 13.75 8.35 12.36 17.54
51-9061 Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers 32.17 33.62 35.07 21.36 34.68 45.12
51-6011 Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers 11.09 12.46 13.83 8.35 11.09 18.61
51-4041 Machinists 18.35 20.84 23.33 13.04 20.73 29.51
51-3022 Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers 9.15 9.47 9.79 8.14 9.02 12.29
51-9023 Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 26.08 31.51 36.94 20.80 33.49 37.56
51-8093 Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers 31.44 34.71 37.98 26.80 34.89 43.97
51-8099 Plant and System Operators, All Other 33.17 36.15 39.13 22.13 39.83 47.17
51-8013 Power Plant Operators 22.61 29.49 36.37 18.77 27.90 44.65
51-8021 Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators 30.17 32.67 35.17 25.80 33.52 38.03
51-8031 Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators 24.25 25.82 27.39 17.73 24.03 37.04
51-4121 Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers 34.51 36.14 37.77 29.94 35.92 45.53

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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 42.66 45.71 48.76 31.09 47.66 57.63
53-2011 Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers 72,811 81,430 90,049 60,670 83,490 101,820
53-6031 Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants 10.09 10.74 11.39 9.55 10.75 11.87
53-3022 Bus Drivers, School or Special Client 19.87 21.20 22.53 16.15 21.44 27.06
53-3021 Bus Drivers, Transit and Intercity 10.95 14.14 17.33 10.06 12.08 19.74
53-5021 Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels 29.29 33.87 38.45 20.04 33.50 50.88
53-7061 Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment 9.85 12.59 15.33 8.73 12.31 17.57
53-2012 Commercial Pilots 63,542 68,510 73,478 44,070 67,550 95,470
53-7011 Conveyor Operators and Tenders 20.16 21.46 22.76 16.31 21.50 28.34
53-7021 Crane and Tower Operators 28.11 32.21 36.31 22.97 32.70 43.74
53-3031 Driver/Sales Workers 14.32 17.39 20.46 10.55 17.35 23.76
53-1021 First-Line Supervisors of Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers, Hand 21.07 25.11 29.15 15.56 19.80 43.36
53-1031 First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators 27.47 32.35 37.23 21.77 29.63 48.29
53-3032 Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers 22.70 24.07 25.44 15.77 23.40 34.55
53-7051 Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators 23.97 26.23 28.49 17.02 25.66 37.12
53-7062 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 16.50 18.41 20.32 10.53 17.81 28.32
53-3033 Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers 17.79 20.25 22.71 12.59 17.55 34.22
53-7199 Material Moving Workers, All Other 13.81 16.38 18.95 8.58 11.69 32.38
53-7064 Packers and Packagers, Hand 10.73 15.50 20.27 9.65 13.47 26.55
53-7081 Refuse and Recyclable Material Collectors 12.64 14.85 17.06 8.81 14.49 22.18
53-5011 Sailors and Marine Oilers 18.17 21.01 23.85 13.89 20.69 29.48
53-5031 Ship Engineers 25.45 28.22 30.99 19.67 26.04 40.28
53-3041 Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs 14.23 15.91 17.59 10.81 16.12 18.90
53-6061 Transportation Attendants, Except Flight Attendants 8.97 13.29 17.61 9.64 11.52 23.37
53-6099 Transportation Workers, All Other 16.39 20.49 24.59 12.23 18.20 33.16

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(1) indicates an hourly wage greater than $100, or an annual wage greater than $208,200.

(2) indicates that the confidence interval value could not be calculated.