Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2015

43-4199 Information and Record Clerks, All Other

All information and record clerks 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)
177,210 1.2 % $18.64 $38,770 0.6 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $11.43 $14.19 $18.26 $22.36 $26.31
Annual Wage (2) $23,780 $29,510 $37,990 $46,500 $54,730


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) 62,450 3.14 $20.57 $42,780
Local Government (OES Designation) 18,910 0.35 $16.50 $34,310
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 10,870 0.21 $16.04 $33,360
Elementary and Secondary Schools 9,140 0.11 $16.57 $34,470
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 8,410 0.28 $19.29 $40,130

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) 62,450 3.14 $20.57 $42,780
Technical and Trade Schools 930 0.66 $18.96 $39,440
Activities Related to Real Estate 2,440 0.38 $16.21 $33,710
Nondepository Credit Intermediation 2,270 0.38 $19.47 $40,490
Junior Colleges 2,800 0.37 $18.20 $37,870

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Postal Service 160 0.03 $27.87 $57,970
Securities and Commodity Contracts Intermediation and Brokerage 180 0.04 $27.54 $57,290
Natural Gas Distribution 50 0.04 $26.65 $55,420
Wired Telecommunications Carriers 400 0.07 $24.88 $51,740
Rail Transportation 120 0.06 $23.04 $47,910


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 20,870 1.35 1.05 $20.26 $42,130
Florida 17,600 2.22 1.73 $17.33 $36,040
Texas 12,630 1.09 0.85 $17.23 $35,850
Georgia 11,250 2.74 2.13 $16.59 $34,500
Colorado 8,490 3.46 2.69 $19.89 $41,370



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 3,040 4.49 3.50 $25.79 $53,630
Oregon 7,060 4.07 3.16 $16.23 $33,750
Colorado 8,490 3.46 2.69 $19.89 $41,370
Alaska 990 3.02 2.35 $20.37 $42,370
Arizona 7,620 2.94 2.29 $17.46 $36,310



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 3,040 4.49 3.50 $25.79 $53,630
Maryland 5,460 2.10 1.63 $22.13 $46,030
Rhode Island 210 0.45 0.35 $21.01 $43,700
South Dakota 470 1.13 0.88 $20.88 $43,440
New York 5,580 0.62 0.48 $20.87 $43,400




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)
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 6,200 2.50 1.95 $16.54 $34,400
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 6,010 2.49 1.94 $24.34 $50,630
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 5,780 1.41 1.10 $20.90 $43,470
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 5,550 2.96 2.30 $17.64 $36,690
Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO 5,210 3.79 2.95 $20.29 $42,200
New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 4,720 0.73 0.57 $21.54 $44,800
Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division 4,510 4.13 3.21 $18.71 $38,930
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 4,060 3.73 2.90 $17.64 $36,690
Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division 3,330 0.93 0.73 $20.52 $42,680
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 2,550 0.87 0.68 $17.70 $36,810