Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2011

43-9799 Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other*

* This occupation has the same title, but not necessarily the same content, as the 2010 SOC occupation

This OES occupation is a combination of data collected for the 2010 SOC occupations 43-3099 Financial Clerks, All Other, 43-9199 Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other and the 2000 SOC occupation 43-9199 Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other.


National estimates for this occupation
Industry profile for this occupation
Geographic profile for this occupation

National estimates for this occupation: Top

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for this occupation:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
261,990 1.5 % $16.07 $33,420 0.8 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $8.77 $10.74 $14.96 $19.82 $25.12
Annual Wage (2) $18,250 $22,340 $31,120 $41,230 $52,260


Industry profile for this occupation: Top

Industries with the highest published employment and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all industries with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.

Industries with the highest levels of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 31,370 1.10 $15.49 $32,220
Local Government (OES Designation) 28,810 0.52 $14.05 $29,230
Elementary and Secondary Schools 22,330 0.27 $13.76 $28,610
Employment Services 16,320 0.55 $15.51 $32,270
Junior Colleges 15,050 1.94 $13.46 $28,000

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Junior Colleges 15,050 1.94 $13.46 $28,000
Nondepository Credit Intermediation 7,430 1.32 $18.07 $37,600
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 31,370 1.10 $15.49 $32,220
Office Administrative Services 3,540 0.88 $17.01 $35,390
Educational Support Services 1,210 0.86 $16.43 $34,180

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Support Activities for Mining 60 0.02 $29.81 $62,000
Natural Gas Distribution 240 0.22 $28.73 $59,750
Other Telecommunications 190 0.16 $27.89 $58,020
Wireless Telecommunications Carriers (except Satellite) 250 0.15 $24.53 $51,020
Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing 50 0.02 $24.02 $49,960


Geographic profile for this occupation: Top

States and areas with the highest published employment, location quotients, and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all areas with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.





States with the highest employment level in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 70,920 5.05 2.47 $14.92 $31,040
New York 21,260 2.52 1.24 $15.30 $31,820
Illinois 17,880 3.21 1.57 $17.04 $35,450
Texas 10,440 1.01 0.50 $17.66 $36,740
Florida 8,450 1.18 0.58 $14.41 $29,960




States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New Hampshire 3,810 6.28 3.07 $12.99 $27,020
Nevada 6,740 6.06 2.97 $15.63 $32,520
Alaska 1,860 5.93 2.90 $23.98 $49,880
California 70,920 5.05 2.47 $14.92 $31,040
Oregon 7,140 4.50 2.20 $15.40 $32,020




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Alaska 1,860 5.93 2.90 $23.98 $49,880
Montana 370 0.86 0.42 $21.36 $44,420
District of Columbia 2,330 3.61 1.77 $21.21 $44,120
Pennsylvania 3,480 0.63 0.31 $19.70 $40,970
Maryland 6,790 2.74 1.34 $19.37 $40,300





Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 18,720 4.90 2.40 $15.12 $31,460
New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 15,480 3.06 1.50 $14.45 $30,050
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 11,320 3.16 1.55 $16.83 $35,010
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 6,810 5.96 2.92 $13.05 $27,130
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 5,950 3.48 1.70 $16.87 $35,100
Las Vegas-Paradise, NV 5,160 6.41 3.14 $15.26 $31,750
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 4,880 2.11 1.03 $20.63 $42,920
Baltimore-Towson, MD 4,400 3.52 1.72 $17.81 $37,050
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 4,270 4.36 2.14 $16.28 $33,860
Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, CA Metropolitan Division 4,150 4.36 2.14 $15.91 $33,090




Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Springfield, IL 1,540 14.43 7.07 $18.27 $38,000
Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA 590 9.57 4.69 $15.54 $32,330
Kankakee-Bradley, IL 360 8.97 4.39 $18.65 $38,800
Fairbanks, AK 310 8.74 4.28 $23.72 $49,330
Manchester, NH 770 7.74 3.79 $13.32 $27,710
Fresno, CA 2,220 7.14 3.50 $12.69 $26,390
Portsmouth, NH-ME 370 6.79 3.32 $13.79 $28,690
Iowa City, IA 550 6.60 3.23 $10.56 $21,970
Las Vegas-Paradise, NV 5,160 6.41 3.14 $15.26 $31,750
Reno-Sparks, NV 1,190 6.30 3.08 $16.08 $33,440