Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2012

13-1199 Business Operations Specialists, All Other

All business operations specialists not listed separately.


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)
931,010 0.5 % $33.90 $70,520 0.3 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $16.90 $23.07 $31.31 $41.81 $53.83
Annual Wage (2) $35,160 $47,990 $65,120 $86,950 $111,960


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)
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 170,240 8.34 $37.29 $77,560
Management of Companies and Enterprises 54,320 2.71 $36.49 $75,910
State Government (OES Designation) 49,050 2.23 $29.59 $61,540
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 47,670 1.64 $28.53 $59,350
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services 42,300 3.85 $38.16 $79,380

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 170,240 8.34 $37.29 $77,560
Grantmaking and Giving Services 9,740 7.61 $33.07 $68,790
Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations 28,210 6.68 $28.22 $58,690
Pipeline Transportation of Crude Oil 540 6.20 $37.89 $78,820
Lessors of Nonfinancial Intangible Assets (except Copyrighted Works) 1,210 5.04 $33.34 $69,340

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing 1,530 1.38 $45.98 $95,630
Agriculture, Construction, and Mining Machinery Manufacturing 1,770 0.73 $43.77 $91,040
Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing 5,190 1.94 $43.65 $90,790
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing 2,500 1.59 $43.51 $90,500
Software Publishers 5,630 1.98 $43.03 $89,510


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 126,280 8.83 1.24 $36.63 $76,190
Texas 68,360 6.46 0.90 $37.21 $77,390
Florida 64,470 8.86 1.24 $29.63 $61,630
Illinois 64,010 11.35 1.59 $32.76 $68,140
New Jersey 49,070 12.94 1.81 $33.83 $70,370




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 31,570 48.29 6.76 $44.57 $92,710
Colorado 38,450 17.27 2.42 $33.94 $70,590
New Jersey 49,070 12.94 1.81 $33.83 $70,370
Maryland 29,060 11.58 1.62 $38.72 $80,530
Illinois 64,010 11.35 1.59 $32.76 $68,140




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
District of Columbia 31,570 48.29 6.76 $44.57 $92,710
Maryland 29,060 11.58 1.62 $38.72 $80,530
Virginia 33,900 9.42 1.32 $38.24 $79,540
Texas 68,360 6.46 0.90 $37.21 $77,390
New York 26,100 3.06 0.43 $36.65 $76,230





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)
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 54,270 23.16 3.24 $43.59 $90,660
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 47,550 13.06 1.83 $33.43 $69,520
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 30,060 7.77 1.09 $35.77 $74,410
New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 24,920 4.83 0.68 $37.12 $77,210
Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, CO 24,550 19.95 2.79 $34.86 $72,500
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 21,470 9.49 1.33 $35.31 $73,450
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 20,170 11.53 1.61 $30.76 $63,990
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 18,600 7.04 0.99 $43.77 $91,040
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 17,000 8.11 1.13 $38.28 $79,630
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division 15,520 11.01 1.54 $35.89 $74,640