Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2012

11-0000 Management Occupations (Major Group)

This major group comprises the following occupations: Chief Executives ; General and Operations Managers ; Legislators ; Advertising and Promotions Managers ; Marketing Managers ; Sales Managers ; Public Relations and Fundraising Managers ; Administrative Services Managers ; Computer and Information Systems Managers ; Financial Managers ; Industrial Production Managers ; Purchasing Managers ; Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers ; Compensation and Benefits Managers ; Human Resources Managers ; Training and Development Managers ; Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers ; Construction Managers ; Education Administrators, Preschool and Childcare Center/Program ; Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School ; Education Administrators, Postsecondary ; Education Administrators, All Other ; Architectural and Engineering Managers ; Food Service Managers ; Funeral Service Managers ; Gaming Managers ; Lodging Managers ; Medical and Health Services Managers ; Natural Sciences Managers ; Postmasters and Mail Superintendents ; Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers ; Social and Community Service Managers ; Emergency Management Directors ; Managers, 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 major group:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
6,390,430 0.2 % $52.20 $108,570 0.1 %

Percentile wage estimates for this major group:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $22.12 $31.56 $45.15 $65.20 (5)
Annual Wage (2) $46,000 $65,650 $93,910 $135,620 (5)


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)
Management of Companies and Enterprises 388,240 19.38 $63.25 $131,570
Elementary and Secondary Schools 302,710 3.65 $44.42 $92,390
Local Government (OES Designation) 283,110 5.17 $38.11 $79,260
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 197,870 6.82 $48.85 $101,620
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 192,910 3.68 $51.52 $107,150

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Land Subdivision 8,960 21.65 $51.45 $107,010
Management of Companies and Enterprises 388,240 19.38 $63.25 $131,570
Lessors of Nonfinancial Intangible Assets (except Copyrighted Works) 4,030 16.75 $65.86 $136,990
Securities and Commodity Exchanges 1,130 16.07 $82.21 $171,000
Grantmaking and Giving Services 20,510 16.03 $53.50 $111,280

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Securities and Commodity Exchanges 1,130 16.07 $82.21 $171,000
Other Financial Investment Activities 35,380 9.94 $81.66 $169,850
Securities and Commodity Contracts Intermediation and Brokerage 37,200 8.21 $80.35 $167,120
Oil and Gas Extraction 23,900 13.16 $74.34 $154,630
Scientific Research and Development Services 69,810 11.08 $73.46 $152,790


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 808,170 56.50 1.15 $58.74 $122,180
Texas 493,840 46.68 0.95 $51.32 $106,750
New York 407,170 47.67 0.97 $64.66 $134,490
Illinois 329,550 58.42 1.19 $49.57 $103,110
Florida 239,180 32.88 0.67 $51.45 $107,010




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)
District of Columbia 78,020 119.33 2.43 $62.31 $129,610
Connecticut 109,130 67.34 1.37 $58.37 $121,420
Massachusetts 211,860 66.16 1.35 $58.79 $122,280
Minnesota 161,560 61.17 1.25 $50.68 $105,420
Maryland 148,840 59.28 1.21 $56.02 $116,530




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New York 407,170 47.67 0.97 $64.66 $134,490
New Jersey 196,140 51.70 1.05 $63.66 $132,420
Delaware 17,520 43.19 0.88 $62.83 $130,690
District of Columbia 78,020 119.33 2.43 $62.31 $129,610
Rhode Island 20,380 44.98 0.92 $58.81 $122,320





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)
New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 282,020 54.69 1.11 $71.75 $149,240
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 223,380 61.36 1.25 $52.07 $108,300
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 213,120 55.05 1.12 $59.10 $122,930
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 189,770 80.98 1.65 $63.44 $131,950
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 140,450 62.10 1.27 $54.88 $114,140
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 138,010 52.26 1.07 $57.76 $120,140
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA NECTA Division 128,810 75.27 1.53 $62.66 $130,330
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 121,770 69.59 1.42 $53.76 $111,830
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 110,140 52.52 1.07 $55.35 $115,130
Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 100,780 58.26 1.19 $47.97 $99,780