Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2014

39-9041 Residential Advisors

Coordinate activities in resident facilities in secondary and college dormitories, group homes, or similar establishments. Order supplies and determine need for maintenance, repairs, and furnishings. May maintain household records and assign rooms. May assist residents with problem solving or refer them to counseling resources.


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)
95,750 2.0 % $12.77 $26,560 0.6 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $8.41 $9.64 $11.70 $14.81 $18.54
Annual Wage (2) $17,480 $20,060 $24,340 $30,800 $38,570


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)
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Facilities 24,360 4.02 $12.58 $26,160
Other Residential Care Facilities 15,940 10.27 $12.40 $25,780
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 10,810 0.37 $14.38 $29,910
Individual and Family Services 9,300 0.63 $11.66 $24,250
Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services 7,040 4.70 $11.96 $24,880

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Rooming and Boarding Houses 1,500 12.00 $12.43 $25,850
Other Residential Care Facilities 15,940 10.27 $12.40 $25,780
Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services 7,040 4.70 $11.96 $24,880
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Facilities 24,360 4.02 $12.58 $26,160
Vocational Rehabilitation Services 6,010 1.83 $11.86 $24,670

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals 710 0.31 $15.82 $32,910
Facilities Support Services 50 0.04 $15.57 $32,390
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals (8) (8) $15.23 $31,690
State Government (OES Designation) 3,090 0.14 $15.14 $31,490
Elementary and Secondary Schools 3,130 0.04 $14.42 $29,990


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)
Texas 7,620 0.68 0.96 $12.02 $24,990
Pennsylvania 7,590 1.34 1.89 $12.42 $25,820
New York 5,750 0.65 0.92 $14.96 $31,110
Florida 5,620 0.73 1.03 $11.56 $24,050
Maryland 5,340 2.09 2.95 $13.23 $27,520



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)
South Dakota 2,340 5.72 8.07 $11.59 $24,110
Maryland 5,340 2.09 2.95 $13.23 $27,520
North Dakota 870 1.97 2.77 $14.73 $30,640
Kentucky 3,370 1.86 2.63 $10.17 $21,150
Massachusetts 4,660 1.40 1.98 $15.50 $32,240



Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Massachusetts 4,660 1.40 1.98 $15.50 $32,240
California 4,480 0.30 0.42 $15.35 $31,940
New Hampshire 340 0.54 0.77 $15.23 $31,680
New Jersey 730 0.19 0.27 $15.15 $31,520
Minnesota 1,830 0.67 0.95 $15.14 $31,500




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)
Baltimore-Towson, MD 2,770 2.14 3.02 $13.07 $27,180
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 2,500 1.05 1.48 $13.99 $29,090
New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 2,370 0.44 0.62 $14.95 $31,100
Pittsburgh, PA 2,090 1.85 2.61 $12.31 $25,600
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA NECTA Division 1,990 1.11 1.56 $15.64 $32,530
Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division 1,910 1.02 1.45 $12.69 $26,380
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 1,720 0.42 0.60 $16.71 $34,760
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 1,500 0.40 0.57 $11.98 $24,910
Sioux Falls, SD 1,310 9.00 12.70 $11.86 $24,680
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 1,130 0.47 0.67 $12.51 $26,010



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)
Sioux Falls, SD 1,310 9.00 12.70 $11.86 $24,680
Owensboro, KY 310 6.59 9.31 $9.49 $19,730
Racine, WI 430 5.81 8.20 $10.79 $22,440
Barnstable Town, MA 520 5.25 7.41 $13.70 $28,490
Rapid City, SD 310 4.99 7.05 $10.90 $22,680
Taunton-Norton-Raynham, MA NECTA Division 170 3.96 5.59 $14.72 $30,620
Peabody, MA NECTA Division 310 3.03 4.27 $17.80 $37,020
Johnstown, PA 150 2.74 3.86 $15.08 $31,360
Jefferson City, MO 190 2.71 3.83 $11.43 $23,770
Waco, TX 270 2.61 3.68 $15.57 $32,390