May 2013 Wages in Alaska
 Balance of State

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These wage data are grouped into 21 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 40.43 42.25 44.07 28.39 41.16 57.23
11-9041 Architectural and Engineering Managers 66.12 74.11 82.10 47.25 65.30 (1)
11-1011 Chief Executives 67.72 74.11 80.50 48.54 66.23 (1)
11-3021 Computer and Information Systems Managers 46.02 48.39 50.76 32.09 50.70 60.04
11-9021 Construction Managers 45.35 50.83 56.31 31.13 44.14 71.44
11-9032 Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School 93,895 98,530 103,165 78,070 100,740 119,870
11-9033 Education Administrators, Postsecondary 36.53 43.32 50.11 24.21 46.94 56.70
11-3031 Financial Managers 42.02 46.09 50.16 30.46 42.18 71.18
11-9051 Food Service Managers 25.93 28.75 31.57 18.68 27.38 40.23
11-1021 General and Operations Managers 43.50 46.12 48.74 21.03 39.58 79.91
11-3121 Human Resources Managers 47.58 49.62 51.66 37.14 48.66 68.48
11-9081 Lodging Managers 21.93 26.75 31.57 16.01 26.72 36.72
11-9199 Managers, All Other 40.85 45.59 50.33 21.28 42.70 72.88
11-9111 Medical and Health Services Managers 46.71 49.32 51.93 30.93 46.25 68.99
11-9121 Natural Sciences Managers 46.19 47.49 48.79 38.54 47.12 55.86
11-9131 Postmasters and Mail Superintendents 22.75 23.20 23.65 15.96 23.20 32.41
11-9141 Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers 21.39 25.73 30.07 14.10 24.04 41.16
11-2022 Sales Managers 37.00 57.17 77.34 29.73 50.62 (1)
11-9151 Social and Community Service Managers 29.28 33.63 37.98 20.46 33.66 50.74
11-3071 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers 36.80 46.91 57.02 22.55 38.60 63.92

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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 33.18 35.11 37.04 22.30 33.33 51.76
13-2021 Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate 25.37 29.47 33.57 20.07 28.71 42.86
13-2031 Budget Analysts 46.40 48.99 51.58 31.15 50.23 70.19
13-1199 Business Operations Specialists, All Other 34.79 36.43 38.07 20.37 35.97 53.42
13-1041 Compliance Officers 33.60 35.04 36.48 24.63 34.35 47.79
13-1051 Cost Estimators 42.52 46.73 50.94 38.45 46.37 60.83
13-1071 Human Resources Specialists 26.72 28.33 29.94 17.65 26.91 42.97
13-1075 Labor Relations Specialists 29.52 31.30 33.08 19.90 32.81 43.86
13-1081 Logisticians 37.42 39.76 42.10 21.60 35.90 62.58
13-1023 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products 31.63 34.32 37.01 21.24 32.12 52.70
13-1151 Training and Development Specialists 26.50 32.02 37.54 13.59 31.51 51.57
13-1022 Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products 17.47 20.11 22.75 12.04 16.63 36.24

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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 26.47 31.54 36.61 20.88 28.21 44.84
15-1199 Computer Occupations, All Other 30.02 31.90 33.78 23.73 27.68 50.73
15-1131 Computer Programmers 35.80 37.88 39.96 30.12 35.41 49.56
15-1121 Computer Systems Analysts 37.94 39.17 40.40 29.17 39.41 51.95
15-1151 Computer User Support Specialists 26.27 27.40 28.53 19.85 26.72 35.95
15-1142 Network and Computer Systems Administrators 34.14 35.83 37.52 27.06 34.95 46.90
15-1133 Software Developers, Systems Software 43.02 46.00 48.98 32.72 45.73 62.13

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Architecture and Engineering
  Mean Wage and
95% Confidence Interval
Wage by Percentile
SOCOccupation TitleLowMeanHigh 10thMedian90th
17-3022 Civil Engineering Technicians 29.11 30.17 31.23 20.26 28.52 44.72
17-2051 Civil Engineers 47.29 50.67 54.05 37.69 51.13 67.11
17-3023 Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technicians 28.01 33.77 39.53 23.58 29.44 51.48
17-2071 Electrical Engineers 50.25 54.18 58.11 39.97 52.10 77.38
17-2199 Engineers, All Other 53.91 58.00 62.09 34.04 58.56 79.65
17-2081 Environmental Engineers 38.59 42.14 45.69 26.79 42.32 56.70
17-2111 Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors 54.20 56.99 59.78 41.90 59.12 72.02
17-3026 Industrial Engineering Technicians 44.72 47.02 49.32 37.93 48.57 57.02
17-2112 Industrial Engineers 50.78 54.98 59.18 39.51 52.71 73.18
17-2141 Mechanical Engineers (2) (3) (2) 21.52 52.45 86.04
17-2151 Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers 50.11 63.57 77.03 38.99 53.56 (1)
17-2171 Petroleum Engineers 54.10 68.46 82.82 33.92 61.41 (1)
17-1022 Surveyors 25.61 30.16 34.71 17.62 31.62 37.36

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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 29.06 30.62 32.18 16.07 32.16 42.16
19-4021 Biological Technicians 19.57 20.62 21.67 15.67 20.37 26.20
19-4031 Chemical Technicians 25.23 26.48 27.73 19.22 26.20 35.13
19-3031 Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists 29.40 31.57 33.74 24.18 31.33 41.74
19-1031 Conservation Scientists 35.65 36.80 37.95 26.57 37.33 43.36
19-4091 Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health 15.95 18.65 21.35 12.42 14.40 32.84
19-2041 Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health 25.89 27.80 29.71 17.59 25.76 43.29
19-4093 Forest and Conservation Technicians 18.49 19.09 19.69 14.70 17.35 24.83
19-4041 Geological and Petroleum Technicians 25.99 27.79 29.59 20.21 26.47 36.30
19-2042 Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers 36.76 39.06 41.36 29.35 37.21 54.34
19-3051 Urban and Regional Planners 29.12 36.04 42.96 17.57 38.10 52.04
19-1023 Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists 31.65 33.01 34.37 20.70 33.01 45.66

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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 19.07 23.89 28.71 13.46 22.23 37.17
21-1099 Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other 20.09 20.95 21.81 16.71 21.28 25.50
21-1094 Community Health Workers 20.32 21.54 22.76 15.67 20.72 30.52
21-1019 Counselors, All Other 23.72 24.69 25.66 19.34 23.85 31.99
21-2021 Directors, Religious Activities and Education 13.76 14.93 16.10 11.91 15.33 18.15
21-1012 Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors 28.35 30.76 33.17 20.49 29.87 42.54
21-1091 Health Educators 20.92 23.76 26.60 14.96 21.85 35.66
21-1022 Healthcare Social Workers 22.90 24.80 26.70 16.36 22.20 35.71
21-1023 Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers 24.55 26.70 28.85 16.37 25.52 41.71
21-1014 Mental Health Counselors 26.65 29.35 32.05 16.25 28.50 42.36
21-1015 Rehabilitation Counselors 24.19 27.47 30.75 16.46 26.67 39.61
21-1093 Social and Human Service Assistants 16.52 18.39 20.26 12.38 17.56 26.22
21-1011 Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors 25.57 26.72 27.87 19.34 26.89 34.83

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Legal
  Mean Wage and
95% Confidence Interval
Wage by Percentile
SOCOccupation TitleLowMeanHigh 10thMedian90th
23-1011 Lawyers 51.36 54.01 56.66 38.99 51.29 72.82
23-2011 Paralegals and Legal Assistants 21.79 25.55 29.31 17.39 23.17 37.03

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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 70,927 74,890 78,853 53,650 79,170 92,610
25-9099 Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other 18.31 21.12 23.93 15.13 18.67 29.53
25-2021 Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education 61,981 63,730 65,479 48,670 64,140 82,510
25-9031 Instructional Coordinators 29.12 32.50 35.88 21.42 33.71 43.76
25-2012 Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education 54,830 60,920 67,010 48,630 57,120 85,340
25-4021 Librarians 21.54 24.80 28.06 11.04 25.06 39.89
25-4031 Library Technicians 19.29 20.37 21.45 15.80 20.39 25.97
25-2022 Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education 63,533 69,980 76,427 50,520 71,830 90,620
25-2011 Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education 16.24 18.86 21.48 12.26 17.57 28.06
25-2031 Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education 64,934 67,860 70,786 51,250 67,230 89,380
25-2059 Special Education Teachers, All Other 35,821 46,480 57,139 24,010 49,260 65,540
25-2052 Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School 52,528 61,020 69,512 41,420 59,040 88,060
25-2053 Special Education Teachers, Middle School 60,168 66,130 72,092 48,850 60,230 93,540
25-2051 Special Education Teachers, Preschool 61,863 65,050 68,237 46,770 66,220 86,060
25-2054 Special Education Teachers, Secondary School 60,620 70,260 79,900 51,280 66,270 99,210
25-3098 Substitute Teacher 20.09 24.81 29.53 15.43 23.62 34.72
25-9041 Teacher Assistants 38,796 41,220 43,644 28,730 39,720 57,280
25-3099 Teachers and Instructors, All Other 48,861 54,170 59,479 36,860 54,760 72,190
25-1194 Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary 34.55 36.71 38.87 29.14 36.03 45.30

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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 42,442 47,570 52,698 28,260 51,380 68,000
27-3031 Public Relations Specialists 32.65 34.26 35.87 24.16 34.27 43.42
27-3011 Radio and Television Announcers 13.91 22.73 31.55 10.01 21.77 35.55
27-3022 Reporters and Correspondents 19.08 21.67 24.26 14.77 20.89 32.08
27-3043 Writers and Authors 26.13 30.01 33.89 19.67 31.67 40.92

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Healthcare Practitioner and Technical
  Mean Wage and
95% Confidence Interval
Wage by Percentile
SOCOccupation TitleLowMeanHigh 10thMedian90th
29-2021 Dental Hygienists 19.45 28.18 36.91 19.39 22.66 43.56
29-1021 Dentists, General 69.59 91.70 113.81 34.44 88.24 (1)
29-2041 Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 26.88 27.92 28.96 23.00 27.77 34.77
29-1062 Family and General Practitioners 90.10 109.66 129.22 67.17 (1) (1)
29-1199 Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other 24.94 29.93 34.92 20.24 29.02 36.81
29-2061 Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 26.25 28.48 30.71 19.64 27.12 41.33
29-2012 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians 23.65 25.50 27.35 17.87 23.75 36.81
29-2011 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists 31.05 33.48 35.91 17.35 35.28 44.87
29-2071 Medical Records and Health Information Technicians 18.10 19.39 20.68 14.37 18.60 26.49
29-1171 Nurse Practitioners 43.19 49.16 55.13 32.41 48.86 65.77
29-9011 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists 31.72 36.76 41.80 16.92 39.07 54.50
29-9012 Occupational Health and Safety Technicians 25.97 29.83 33.69 10.97 33.02 42.49
29-1122 Occupational Therapists 30.95 33.30 35.65 24.89 32.16 45.75
29-2081 Opticians, Dispensing 17.74 21.49 25.24 11.43 22.18 28.00
29-1051 Pharmacists 64.07 66.41 68.75 59.22 67.05 80.91
29-2052 Pharmacy Technicians 17.85 18.93 20.01 13.74 18.66 25.13
29-1123 Physical Therapists 34.75 42.19 49.63 21.48 41.74 55.78
29-1071 Physician Assistants 47.66 50.01 52.36 35.45 50.57 67.28
29-1069 Physicians and Surgeons, All Other 95.32 117.98 140.64 83.36 (1) (1)
29-2034 Radiologic Technologists 32.38 33.77 35.16 27.93 33.79 41.81
29-1141 Registered Nurses 35.63 37.31 38.99 27.18 37.48 46.92
29-1127 Speech-Language Pathologists 29.57 33.44 37.31 24.77 32.75 44.15

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Healthcare Support
  Mean Wage and
95% Confidence Interval
Wage by Percentile
SOCOccupation TitleLowMeanHigh 10thMedian90th
31-9091 Dental Assistants 17.96 19.61 21.26 15.25 18.33 26.85
31-9099 Healthcare Support Workers, All Other 18.54 19.82 21.10 13.72 18.94 27.72
31-9092 Medical Assistants 19.82 20.97 22.12 15.72 20.62 27.60
31-1014 Nursing Assistants 15.29 16.45 17.61 12.62 16.28 21.17

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Protective Service
  Mean Wage and
95% Confidence Interval
Wage by Percentile
SOCOccupation TitleLowMeanHigh 10thMedian90th
33-3012 Correctional Officers and Jailers 29.04 30.85 32.66 22.49 30.52 39.45
33-2011 Firefighters 25.47 26.56 27.65 20.50 25.68 34.00
33-1021 First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers 34.00 40.04 46.08 29.20 36.18 55.24
33-1012 First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives 33.94 39.79 45.64 14.22 44.09 61.25
33-1099 First-Line Supervisors of Protective Service Workers, All Other 34.72 36.66 38.60 26.82 35.47 48.69
33-3051 Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers 33.42 36.97 40.52 25.39 34.81 53.07
33-9099 Protective Service Workers, All Other 20.74 22.04 23.34 14.69 20.37 29.90
33-9032 Security Guards 18.72 22.00 25.28 12.92 20.62 34.90

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Food Preparation and Serving Related
  Mean Wage and
95% Confidence Interval
Wage by Percentile
SOCOccupation TitleLowMeanHigh 10thMedian90th
35-3011 Bartenders 10.98 11.91 12.84 8.79 11.81 15.24
35-1011 Chefs and Head Cooks 18.41 23.71 29.01 14.26 19.12 47.39
35-3021 Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food 9.98 11.36 12.74 8.31 10.35 17.14
35-2011 Cooks, Fast Food 7.28 10.34 13.40 8.14 9.13 15.93
35-2012 Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria 16.65 17.88 19.11 10.78 17.17 25.71
35-2014 Cooks, Restaurant 10.59 11.82 13.05 9.64 11.03 15.29
35-2015 Cooks, Short Order 11.51 12.73 13.95 9.80 12.73 16.31
35-3022 Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop 8.87 10.14 11.41 8.21 9.52 13.59
35-9011 Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers 8.90 9.46 10.02 8.10 9.10 11.35
35-9021 Dishwashers 8.38 8.92 9.46 8.07 8.89 10.72
35-1012 First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 17.36 19.20 21.04 11.06 19.63 26.62
35-2021 Food Preparation Workers 13.44 14.58 15.72 8.75 14.90 20.66
35-3031 Waiters and Waitresses 8.59 9.13 9.67 8.09 8.91 11.27

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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 22.12 23.80 25.48 14.93 24.19 33.01
37-2011 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 14.82 15.58 16.34 9.98 14.90 22.58
37-3011 Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers 16.51 18.15 19.79 11.76 19.14 23.52
37-2012 Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 11.26 12.04 12.82 8.42 11.81 17.11

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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 14.78 16.39 18.00 14.07 16.62 20.04
39-9011 Childcare Workers 11.84 13.10 14.36 8.78 11.65 20.46
39-3099 Entertainment Attendants and Related Workers, All Other 15.30 16.50 17.70 14.65 16.57 19.26
39-1021 First-Line Supervisors of Personal Service Workers 18.86 21.14 23.42 15.74 19.88 30.49
39-9031 Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors 14.89 17.62 20.35 8.72 18.64 25.88
39-3012 Gaming and Sports Book Writers and Runners 10.16 10.79 11.42 9.63 10.65 11.71
39-3011 Gaming Dealers 12.32 14.58 16.84 9.94 15.77 18.18
39-9021 Personal Care Aides 11.72 12.94 14.16 9.82 11.65 17.67
39-9032 Recreation Workers 15.26 16.45 17.64 10.08 16.25 22.23

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Sales and Related
  Mean Wage and
95% Confidence Interval
Wage by Percentile
SOCOccupation TitleLowMeanHigh 10thMedian90th
41-2011 Cashiers 10.98 11.84 12.70 8.43 10.65 17.69
41-2021 Counter and Rental Clerks 12.93 14.33 15.73 9.53 13.72 20.93
41-1011 First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 17.71 18.82 19.93 12.83 17.82 27.15
41-2012 Gaming Change Persons and Booth Cashiers 8.18 12.75 17.32 8.42 10.54 21.18
41-3021 Insurance Sales Agents 16.80 19.74 22.68 15.34 18.65 22.80
41-2022 Parts Salespersons 16.23 17.72 19.21 14.90 17.24 22.36
41-2031 Retail Salespersons 11.00 11.64 12.28 8.79 10.94 16.03
41-9099 Sales and Related Workers, All Other 14.63 16.88 19.13 11.53 16.12 23.07
41-4012 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 22.29 33.52 44.75 15.54 27.17 45.80

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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 19.03 20.39 21.75 15.69 19.17 27.43
43-3021 Billing and Posting Clerks 18.44 19.92 21.40 13.79 19.42 27.49
43-3031 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 18.51 19.38 20.25 12.17 18.28 28.19
43-5011 Cargo and Freight Agents 15.63 17.07 18.51 12.57 16.92 21.52
43-4031 Court, Municipal, and License Clerks 24.35 26.09 27.83 18.36 24.45 36.24
43-4051 Customer Service Representatives 17.57 18.67 19.77 11.91 18.29 26.87
43-9021 Data Entry Keyers 17.63 19.59 21.55 13.62 19.10 26.97
43-5032 Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance 17.12 21.40 25.68 10.52 21.39 34.30
43-4061 Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs 25.89 27.39 28.89 20.20 24.85 38.54
43-6011 Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants 24.62 25.68 26.74 17.60 24.72 35.37
43-4071 File Clerks 17.08 19.10 21.12 10.67 18.38 27.76
43-1011 First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 25.41 27.05 28.69 16.26 25.63 40.42
43-4081 Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks 10.68 11.74 12.80 8.84 11.27 14.82
43-4161 Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping 18.57 19.81 21.05 15.03 18.19 28.70
43-4199 Information and Record Clerks, All Other 19.79 20.77 21.75 13.05 19.86 28.50
43-6012 Legal Secretaries 20.03 23.06 26.09 16.10 21.66 32.42
43-4121 Library Assistants, Clerical 17.73 20.14 22.55 14.32 20.54 25.99
43-5041 Meter Readers, Utilities 18.41 20.82 23.23 15.41 18.57 29.53
43-9199 Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other 23.42 24.94 26.46 15.11 22.54 39.74
43-9061 Office Clerks, General 19.24 19.82 20.40 12.91 19.22 27.90
43-4151 Order Clerks 14.90 16.00 17.10 10.08 16.66 21.76
43-3051 Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks 21.99 23.36 24.73 15.55 22.91 33.30
43-5031 Police, Fire, and Ambulance Dispatchers 20.55 21.43 22.31 16.13 21.46 27.60
43-5051 Postal Service Clerks 22.73 23.47 24.21 12.64 25.88 26.92
43-5053 Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and Processing Machine Operators 12.56 12.84 13.12 9.46 11.77 16.68
43-3061 Procurement Clerks 22.27 23.86 25.45 18.05 23.09 28.44
43-5061 Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks 26.17 28.22 30.27 16.84 26.59 42.87
43-4171 Receptionists and Information Clerks 15.34 16.30 17.26 9.78 16.40 22.43
43-4181 Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks 16.28 17.70 19.12 12.70 17.47 23.10
43-6014 Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 17.72 18.26 18.80 12.81 18.07 23.93
43-5071 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks 18.02 21.67 25.32 9.94 21.87 33.85
43-5081 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 12.75 13.84 14.93 8.55 12.80 21.52
43-3071 Tellers 14.38 16.22 18.06 12.60 16.11 20.67

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Construction and Extraction
  Mean Wage and
95% Confidence Interval
Wage by Percentile
SOCOccupation TitleLowMeanHigh 10thMedian90th
47-2031 Carpenters 28.22 30.24 32.26 22.16 28.50 42.77
47-4011 Construction and Building Inspectors 23.80 30.12 36.44 16.85 31.77 38.12
47-2061 Construction Laborers 21.34 23.06 24.78 14.96 21.56 35.20
47-5011 Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas 24.89 27.53 30.17 19.25 29.04 35.15
47-5021 Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas 21.62 27.16 32.70 19.06 26.15 39.75
47-2111 Electricians 34.39 36.39 38.39 25.55 36.48 49.69
47-5031 Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters 26.33 30.17 34.01 24.40 30.88 35.52
47-3012 Helpers--Carpenters 11.09 16.54 21.99 10.04 16.93 24.19
47-3013 Helpers--Electricians 16.32 19.22 22.12 12.74 18.19 27.34
47-4051 Highway Maintenance Workers 17.19 21.23 25.27 13.04 18.11 32.89
47-2073 Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators 28.66 29.89 31.12 23.19 28.60 40.37
47-2141 Painters, Construction and Maintenance 22.91 23.99 25.07 19.10 22.83 31.65
47-2071 Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators 25.34 27.50 29.66 19.40 25.09 41.94
47-2152 Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 35.72 37.48 39.24 24.59 37.37 53.09
47-5012 Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas 33.17 39.71 46.25 22.93 36.29 63.33
47-5013 Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining 20.35 23.27 26.19 15.49 23.46 33.32
47-2211 Sheet Metal Workers 20.36 23.92 27.48 16.53 21.71 34.58
47-1011 Supervisors of Construction and Extraction Workers 38.82 42.94 47.06 27.05 39.91 66.02

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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 30.60 32.24 33.88 26.06 32.86 37.50
49-3023 Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 26.44 28.87 31.30 15.85 30.27 38.10
49-3031 Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists 25.33 28.71 32.09 18.06 27.99 41.38
49-9012 Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door 20.21 23.06 25.91 18.80 21.00 33.91
49-9051 Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers 36.66 38.87 41.08 27.68 40.61 45.84
49-1011 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers 38.07 39.54 41.01 25.71 40.51 52.58
49-9021 Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers 26.44 29.19 31.94 16.33 29.53 40.64
49-9098 Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers 12.84 15.02 17.20 8.40 15.00 24.85
49-9041 Industrial Machinery Mechanics 27.20 29.39 31.58 14.15 30.99 40.41
49-9099 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, All Other 29.52 35.93 42.34 20.48 34.24 54.20
49-9071 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 22.92 23.95 24.98 13.58 23.26 35.33
49-9043 Maintenance Workers, Machinery 23.98 26.08 28.18 15.42 26.62 35.10
49-9044 Millwrights 30.22 33.36 36.50 23.97 34.09 41.64
49-3042 Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines 29.29 30.67 32.05 24.14 31.15 36.77
49-3051 Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians 19.25 20.75 22.25 18.00 20.75 24.13
49-2022 Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers 25.09 31.75 38.41 16.70 33.92 45.20
49-9052 Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers 24.75 29.63 34.51 19.12 28.38 43.15
49-3093 Tire Repairers and Changers 12.26 14.21 16.16 9.60 13.58 18.25

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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 13.92 15.07 16.22 11.17 15.48 18.20
51-3021 Butchers and Meat Cutters 13.76 16.79 19.82 10.70 15.40 27.46
51-1011 First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers 32.54 40.47 48.40 15.54 36.07 70.95
51-3092 Food Batchmakers 9.45 9.98 10.51 8.27 9.25 13.28
51-9061 Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers 32.56 33.96 35.36 23.37 35.90 44.57
51-6011 Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers 11.11 11.73 12.35 8.17 9.28 18.32
51-4041 Machinists 19.43 24.34 29.25 13.08 23.69 35.15
51-3022 Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers 8.72 9.11 9.50 8.15 8.90 11.32
51-8093 Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers 32.48 35.70 38.92 27.81 36.56 44.11
51-8013 Power Plant Operators 23.42 25.09 26.76 16.98 22.69 36.77
51-8021 Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators 29.83 32.30 34.77 24.56 33.40 37.83
51-8031 Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators 22.93 24.57 26.21 14.85 22.98 36.85
51-4121 Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers 32.87 34.92 36.97 24.84 35.68 44.38

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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 41.36 44.22 47.08 24.51 46.81 55.74
53-2011 Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers 71,791 75,180 78,569 57,880 75,160 93,430
53-6031 Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants 9.56 10.35 11.14 8.78 10.40 11.61
53-3022 Bus Drivers, School or Special Client 17.90 19.84 21.78 12.65 20.10 27.31
53-3021 Bus Drivers, Transit and Intercity 10.78 13.31 15.84 9.84 12.27 19.17
53-5021 Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels 25.57 30.54 35.51 16.19 28.39 49.02
53-7061 Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment 9.46 10.51 11.56 8.37 10.30 13.64
53-2012 Commercial Pilots 67,505 73,560 79,615 45,180 77,690 95,810
53-7011 Conveyor Operators and Tenders 20.07 21.24 22.41 16.11 21.07 27.19
53-3031 Driver/Sales Workers 15.88 17.92 19.96 12.49 17.54 24.01
53-1021 First-Line Supervisors of Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers, Hand 20.44 23.11 25.78 15.27 21.04 36.19
53-1031 First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators 31.81 34.59 37.37 25.49 33.69 45.12
53-3032 Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers 24.11 25.20 26.29 17.21 25.49 33.73
53-7051 Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators 14.23 16.64 19.05 10.10 14.69 25.52
53-7062 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 15.95 16.84 17.73 9.88 17.48 23.06
53-3033 Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers 20.28 23.56 26.84 13.29 23.74 35.58
53-7199 Material Moving Workers, All Other 22.37 25.47 28.57 14.33 22.97 43.79
53-7081 Refuse and Recyclable Material Collectors 12.34 14.43 16.52 8.62 13.96 21.29
53-5011 Sailors and Marine Oilers 18.52 20.35 22.18 12.49 20.61 29.05
53-5031 Ship Engineers 26.94 29.61 32.28 19.44 29.29 39.94
53-3041 Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs 11.65 12.56 13.47 9.76 11.60 17.03
53-6061 Transportation Attendants, Except Flight Attendants 10.45 16.86 23.27 12.33 14.35 23.21
53-6099 Transportation Workers, All Other 16.86 19.81 22.76 12.89 18.82 28.76

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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.

(3) indicates that the estimates are not available.