Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2013

43-9199 Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other

All office and administrative support workers 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)
240,670 2.0 % $16.35 $34,000 0.8 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $8.98 $11.11 $15.38 $20.10 $25.74
Annual Wage (2) $18,670 $23,110 $32,000 $41,810 $53,530


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 41,790 1.43 $16.50 $34,320
Local Government (OES Designation) 27,310 0.50 $15.92 $33,100
Elementary and Secondary Schools 22,630 0.27 $13.88 $28,880
Employment Services 16,020 0.49 $15.90 $33,080
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 14,490 0.72 $18.40 $38,280

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 12,900 1.69 $13.40 $27,880
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 41,790 1.43 $16.50 $34,320
Office Administrative Services 5,560 1.27 $17.37 $36,120
Monetary Authorities-Central Bank 160 0.97 (8) (8)
Educational Support Services 1,330 0.89 $16.68 $34,700

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 $27.15 $56,480
Natural Gas Distribution 90 0.09 $24.34 $50,620
Freight Transportation Arrangement 90 0.05 $24.03 $49,970
Other Specialty Trade Contractors (8) (8) $22.60 $47,000
Wireless Telecommunications Carriers (except Satellite) 110 0.07 $22.54 $46,890


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 72,570 4.93 2.72 $15.17 $31,550
New York 20,690 2.40 1.32 $17.36 $36,110
Illinois 12,070 2.12 1.17 $17.58 $36,570
Oregon 7,830 4.77 2.63 $16.63 $34,590
New Jersey 7,780 2.04 1.12 $17.25 $35,890




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)
Nevada 6,240 5.42 2.98 $15.19 $31,600
District of Columbia 3,500 5.26 2.90 $19.45 $40,460
New Hampshire 3,120 5.04 2.77 $14.10 $29,320
California 72,570 4.93 2.72 $15.17 $31,550
Oregon 7,830 4.77 2.63 $16.63 $34,590




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Alaska 1,190 3.70 2.04 $24.08 $50,090
Massachusetts 2,500 0.77 0.42 $23.18 $48,210
District of Columbia 3,500 5.26 2.90 $19.45 $40,460
Nebraska 820 0.88 0.48 $19.09 $39,710
Vermont 240 0.80 0.44 $19.00 $39,520





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 17,380 4.37 2.41 $13.28 $27,610
New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 17,180 3.28 1.81 $16.95 $35,250
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 8,350 2.26 1.24 $17.79 $37,010
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 5,820 2.46 1.35 $19.23 $40,000
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division 5,490 3.78 2.08 $14.07 $29,270
Las Vegas-Paradise, NV 5,130 6.11 3.37 $14.46 $30,080
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 5,090 4.24 2.33 $13.56 $28,210
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 4,790 2.67 1.47 $16.74 $34,830
Sacramento--Arden-Arcade--Roseville, CA 4,170 4.97 2.74 $13.29 $27,630
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division 3,590 2.48 1.37 $17.58 $36,560




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)
Rochester-Dover, NH-ME 640 11.92 6.57 $13.61 $28,300
Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA 660 10.38 5.72 $16.03 $33,340
Hot Springs, AR 260 7.58 4.18 $8.47 $17,610
New Haven, CT 1,710 6.29 3.46 $14.49 $30,140
Danbury, CT 430 6.29 3.47 $9.85 $20,480
Iowa City, IA 540 6.13 3.38 $16.69 $34,720
Las Vegas-Paradise, NV 5,130 6.11 3.37 $14.46 $30,080
Bend, OR 380 6.01 3.31 $14.80 $30,780
Lansing-East Lansing, MI 1,100 5.53 3.05 $22.26 $46,290
Eugene-Springfield, OR 740 5.32 2.93 $16.54 $34,400