May 2015 Metropolitan and Nonmetropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area



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These estimates are calculated with data collected from employers in all industry sectors in the Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area.

Additional information, including the hourly and annual 10th, 25th, 75th, and 90th percentile wages and the employment percent relative standard error, is available in the downloadable XLS file.

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Major Occupational Groups in Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area (Note--clicking a link will scroll the page to the occupational group):

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Occupation code Occupation title (click on the occupation title to view its profile) Level Employment Employment RSE Employment per 1,000 jobs Location quotient Median hourly wage Mean hourly wage Annual mean wage Mean wage RSE
00-0000 All Occupations total 86,530 1.8% 1000.000 1.00 $14.60 $17.43 $36,260 1.2%
11-0000 Management Occupations major 4,100 3.8% 47.401 0.94 $30.50 $34.83 $72,440 2.0%
11-1011 Chief Executives detail 120 19.9% 1.431 0.83 $55.87 $51.09 $106,260 11.6%
11-1021 General and Operations Managers detail 1,380 6.6% 15.914 1.02 $29.35 $33.49 $69,650 3.0%
11-1031 Legislators detail 70 7.8% 0.864 2.14 (4) (4) $27,900 10.5%
11-2021 Marketing Managers detail 40 45.6% 0.482 0.34 $35.12 $42.68 $88,780 21.9%
11-2022 Sales Managers detail 90 29.1% 0.986 0.37 $43.13 $50.41 $104,860 15.1%
11-3011 Administrative Services Managers detail 100 16.7% 1.159 0.59 $30.75 $31.57 $65,660 3.4%
11-3021 Computer and Information Systems Managers detail 60 24.7% 0.703 0.28 $41.96 $42.93 $89,300 5.6%
11-3031 Financial Managers detail 340 13.7% 3.913 1.02 $38.25 $40.67 $84,590 4.7%
11-3051 Industrial Production Managers detail 140 11.2% 1.610 1.31 $37.19 $41.46 $86,230 4.3%
11-3071 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers detail 70 24.7% 0.821 1.04 $28.56 $42.86 $89,160 25.8%
11-3121 Human Resources Managers detail 60 15.0% 0.665 0.75 $39.46 $41.46 $86,240 5.4%
11-9021 Construction Managers detail 100 18.4% 1.104 0.64 $37.92 $42.20 $87,770 9.5%
11-9031 Education Administrators, Preschool and Childcare Center/Program detail 60 25.4% 0.661 1.95 $18.53 $19.33 $40,210 9.1%
11-9032 Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School detail 200 12.2% 2.281 1.34 (4) (4) $95,440 3.7%
11-9051 Food Service Managers detail 120 14.8% 1.431 0.98 $17.80 $18.23 $37,910 4.6%
11-9061 Funeral Service Managers detail 30 39.4% 0.378 6.28 (8) (8) (8) (8)
11-9081 Lodging Managers detail (8) (8) (8) (8) $10.94 $12.18 $25,340 13.0%
11-9111 Medical and Health Services Managers detail 450 9.8% 5.152 2.26 $31.14 $36.30 $75,510 8.1%
11-9131 Postmasters and Mail Superintendents detail 40 0.0% 0.462 4.32 $29.81 $29.43 $61,210 1.2%
11-9141 Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers detail 80 45.4% 0.947 0.75 $20.04 $19.26 $40,070 14.5%
11-9151 Social and Community Service Managers detail 200 17.8% 2.335 2.69 $22.31 $24.13 $50,200 4.7%
11-9199 Managers, All Other detail 100 16.2% 1.203 0.44 $24.34 $33.91 $70,520 9.3%
13-0000 Business and Financial Operations Occupations major 2,240 6.8% 25.838 0.51 $24.28 $27.58 $57,360 3.2%
13-1021 Buyers and Purchasing Agents, Farm Products detail 40 44.0% 0.433 4.91 $27.01 $25.14 $52,300 5.6%
13-1023 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products detail 80 11.4% 0.964 0.46 $22.07 $23.79 $49,480 4.3%
13-1031 Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators detail 60 29.5% 0.689 0.35 $34.34 $34.22 $71,190 6.7%
13-1041 Compliance Officers detail 70 15.1% 0.863 0.46 $26.47 $26.09 $54,270 3.6%
13-1051 Cost Estimators detail 100 30.6% 1.124 0.72 $26.14 $26.47 $55,060 5.5%
13-1071 Human Resources Specialists detail 170 9.5% 1.940 0.54 $18.84 $19.76 $41,090 3.7%
13-1111 Management Analysts detail 100 21.1% 1.143 0.26 (8) (8) (8) (8)
13-1151 Training and Development Specialists detail 90 23.3% 0.988 0.54 $18.21 $21.72 $45,170 4.7%
13-1161 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists detail 110 25.0% 1.287 0.35 $20.88 $22.30 $46,380 4.4%
13-1199 Business Operations Specialists, All Other detail 380 18.0% 4.365 0.65 $23.15 $24.52 $51,000 11.8%
13-2011 Accountants and Auditors detail 390 9.5% 4.477 0.50 $23.77 $29.07 $60,460 6.1%
13-2021 Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate detail 40 13.2% 0.507 1.16 $21.00 $21.98 $45,720 2.9%
13-2052 Personal Financial Advisors detail 30 47.6% 0.391 0.27 $32.63 $34.15 $71,040 11.3%
13-2072 Loan Officers detail 340 9.6% 3.921 1.78 $33.05 $32.50 $67,600 3.7%
13-2099 Financial Specialists, All Other detail 40 27.2% 0.519 0.56 $22.91 $26.37 $54,850 9.3%
15-0000 Computer and Mathematical Occupations major 560 10.6% 6.429 0.22 $25.26 $27.45 $57,100 4.6%
15-1121 Computer Systems Analysts detail 40 18.7% 0.451 0.11 $41.10 $41.99 $87,340 5.5%
15-1132 Software Developers, Applications detail 40 30.9% 0.441 0.08 $33.36 $32.71 $68,040 6.1%
15-1142 Network and Computer Systems Administrators detail 120 19.5% 1.409 0.52 $27.61 $27.35 $56,890 2.5%
15-1151 Computer User Support Specialists detail 140 19.8% 1.657 0.39 $18.33 $19.08 $39,680 7.4%
15-1152 Computer Network Support Specialists detail 80 29.7% 0.975 0.73 $22.19 $24.12 $50,160 5.7%
17-0000 Architecture and Engineering Occupations major 480 9.0% 5.540 0.31 $29.40 $31.00 $64,480 2.3%
17-2051 Civil Engineers detail 90 19.3% 1.074 0.54 $36.61 $37.68 $78,380 2.9%
17-2112 Industrial Engineers detail 80 16.7% 0.905 0.50 $32.40 $33.69 $70,070 3.7%
17-2141 Mechanical Engineers detail 80 24.0% 0.900 0.45 $29.49 $30.71 $63,880 3.5%
17-3013 Mechanical Drafters detail 30 41.9% 0.391 0.83 $24.64 $23.98 $49,880 4.1%
17-3022 Civil Engineering Technicians detail 30 37.4% 0.402 0.78 $21.07 $23.67 $49,230 5.6%
19-0000 Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations major 440 5.5% 5.031 0.61 $23.28 $25.05 $52,110 2.9%
19-1031 Conservation Scientists detail 60 5.3% 0.678 4.63 $22.91 $25.08 $52,160 3.8%
19-3031 Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists detail 40 26.4% 0.404 0.53 (8) (8) (8) (8)
19-4021 Biological Technicians detail 40 14.8% 0.425 0.80 $17.16 $17.88 $37,200 5.3%
19-4093 Forest and Conservation Technicians detail 80 1.1% 0.897 4.15 $22.83 $21.60 $44,920 1.4%
19-4099 Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians, All Other detail 30 30.5% 0.376 0.72 $14.08 $17.05 $35,460 14.0%
21-0000 Community and Social Service Occupations major 1,520 13.1% 17.577 1.23 $16.73 $17.97 $37,390 4.2%
21-1011 Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors detail 40 27.3% 0.416 0.66 $16.37 $19.76 $41,100 6.1%
21-1012 Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors detail 120 18.6% 1.330 0.72 $25.40 $24.27 $50,470 6.0%
21-1014 Mental Health Counselors detail 70 33.1% 0.803 0.86 $17.27 $18.10 $37,660 10.6%
21-1015 Rehabilitation Counselors detail 120 30.8% 1.416 1.92 $10.39 $11.83 $24,600 5.5%
21-1021 Child, Family, and School Social Workers detail 360 46.3% 4.180 1.96 $19.85 $21.17 $44,030 3.6%
21-1022 Healthcare Social Workers detail 130 20.2% 1.547 1.37 $21.18 $21.42 $44,560 9.7%
21-1023 Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers detail 50 27.0% 0.543 0.68 $15.91 $16.22 $33,730 7.1%
21-1091 Health Educators detail 40 47.4% 0.404 0.97 $21.43 $21.31 $44,320 7.7%
21-1093 Social and Human Service Assistants detail 430 12.3% 5.002 1.92 $11.14 $12.73 $26,480 5.9%
21-1094 Community Health Workers detail 40 42.5% 0.450 1.29 $21.86 $21.50 $44,720 7.0%
21-1099 Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other detail 60 39.2% 0.648 0.94 $16.43 $17.41 $36,200 8.5%
23-0000 Legal Occupations major 300 10.1% 3.496 0.45 $19.19 $25.29 $52,600 14.7%
23-1011 Lawyers detail 90 19.5% 1.071 0.24 $28.87 $40.09 $83,400 18.4%
23-2011 Paralegals and Legal Assistants detail 70 16.9% 0.767 0.39 $17.44 $17.91 $37,250 1.7%
23-2093 Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers detail 100 44.0% 1.140 2.88 $15.25 $16.07 $33,420 9.0%
25-0000 Education, Training, and Library Occupations major 5,790 3.4% 66.939 1.08 $19.54 $20.57 $42,780 4.4%
25-1194 Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary detail 70 46.4% 0.763 0.88 $22.30 $22.98 $47,790 7.4%
25-2011 Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education detail 200 43.4% 2.300 0.86 $10.39 $12.27 $25,520 8.7%
25-2012 Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education detail (8) (8) (8) (8) (4) (4) $49,680 3.5%
25-2021 Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education detail 1,160 22.4% 13.392 1.34 (4) (4) $48,690 3.4%
25-2022 Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education detail 660 40.6% 7.672 1.67 (4) (4) $58,030 4.4%
25-2031 Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education detail 930 23.7% 10.791 1.55 (4) (4) $49,300 4.1%
25-2052 Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School detail (8) (8) (8) (8) (4) (4) $49,820 3.6%
25-3021 Self-Enrichment Education Teachers detail (8) (8) (8) (8) $9.85 $10.55 $21,940 12.1%
25-3098 Substitute Teachers detail 180 42.1% 2.057 0.45 $12.20 $11.56 $24,050 6.3%
25-4021 Librarians detail 60 24.1% 0.730 0.77 $16.76 $18.78 $39,060 5.7%
25-4031 Library Technicians detail 160 37.8% 1.905 2.79 $8.77 $9.46 $19,670 5.7%
25-9021 Farm and Home Management Advisors detail (8) (8) (8) (8) $15.92 $17.23 $35,840 12.0%
25-9041 Teacher Assistants detail 1,330 7.6% 15.395 1.73 (4) (4) $23,180 2.2%
27-0000 Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations major 610 15.4% 7.101 0.53 $11.66 $13.60 $28,280 5.1%
27-1023 Floral Designers detail 60 34.8% 0.678 2.11 $10.62 $10.91 $22,680 6.8%
27-1024 Graphic Designers detail 70 9.7% 0.760 0.51 $14.71 $16.65 $34,630 4.7%
27-2022 Coaches and Scouts detail (8) (8) (8) (8) (4) (4) $18,170 4.6%
27-3011 Radio and Television Announcers detail 40 30.0% 0.420 1.90 $13.40 $13.52 $28,120 10.0%
27-3031 Public Relations Specialists detail 70 20.5% 0.752 0.47 $18.82 $21.53 $44,770 5.7%
27-3041 Editors detail 30 22.4% 0.401 0.57 $12.26 $13.52 $28,130 11.9%
29-0000 Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations major 5,280 6.5% 61.061 1.05 $23.23 $28.27 $58,810 2.5%
29-1011 Chiropractors detail 50 30.1% 0.610 2.62 $27.75 $40.79 $84,840 26.1%
29-1021 Dentists, General detail 40 30.5% 0.445 0.61 $65.38 $73.64 $153,170 15.3%
29-1051 Pharmacists detail 220 18.3% 2.514 1.17 $56.43 $53.91 $112,130 5.4%
29-1062 Family and General Practitioners detail 40 26.1% 0.510 0.55 (5) $102.30 $212,780 6.7%
29-1069 Physicians and Surgeons, All Other detail 90 10.5% 1.044 0.45 (5) $98.35 $204,570 5.5%
29-1071 Physician Assistants detail 40 27.6% 0.458 0.64 $45.00 $44.18 $91,890 2.7%
29-1122 Occupational Therapists detail 40 16.4% 0.459 0.55 $35.53 $36.83 $76,610 4.4%
29-1123 Physical Therapists detail 120 5.6% 1.335 0.88 $36.94 $38.10 $79,250 1.7%
29-1126 Respiratory Therapists detail 80 13.9% 0.898 1.03 $26.31 $25.70 $53,450 1.6%
29-1127 Speech-Language Pathologists detail 50 20.6% 0.631 0.66 $35.52 $35.53 $73,890 2.6%
29-1131 Veterinarians detail 90 8.6% 1.015 2.13 (8) (8) (8) (8)
29-1141 Registered Nurses detail 1,980 10.7% 22.939 1.15 $24.70 $25.39 $52,810 1.4%
29-1171 Nurse Practitioners detail 80 14.3% 0.888 0.90 $43.42 $41.60 $86,520 2.6%
29-2011 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists detail 70 15.4% 0.831 0.70 $24.31 $24.21 $50,360 1.7%
29-2012 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians detail 70 18.6% 0.840 0.74 $21.45 $21.21 $44,120 2.2%
29-2021 Dental Hygienists detail 100 16.8% 1.157 0.80 $32.84 $32.60 $67,800 3.2%
29-2032 Diagnostic Medical Sonographers detail 40 19.3% 0.487 1.10 $28.85 $29.09 $60,510 2.2%
29-2034 Radiologic Technologists detail 120 18.0% 1.433 1.01 $22.95 $23.35 $48,570 2.2%
29-2041 Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics detail 320 19.0% 3.672 2.14 $14.68 $15.45 $32,130 3.5%
29-2052 Pharmacy Technicians detail 330 19.8% 3.843 1.40 $13.56 $13.76 $28,610 2.5%
29-2055 Surgical Technologists detail 40 25.9% 0.476 0.65 $17.50 $17.62 $36,640 2.7%
29-2056 Veterinary Technologists and Technicians detail (8) (8) (8) (8) $13.10 $12.94 $26,910 6.9%
29-2061 Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses detail 660 10.6% 7.669 1.52 $17.64 $18.59 $38,670 2.6%
29-2071 Medical Records and Health Information Technicians detail 120 13.9% 1.348 0.98 $16.92 $17.04 $35,440 3.5%
29-2099 Health Technologists and Technicians, All Other detail 40 27.0% 0.429 0.57 $20.63 $20.95 $43,580 3.5%
29-9099 Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other detail (8) (8) (8) (8) $14.79 $16.63 $34,590 6.1%
31-0000 Healthcare Support Occupations major 3,650 5.8% 42.192 1.46 $12.44 $13.69 $28,480 4.1%
31-1011 Home Health Aides detail 720 22.1% 8.288 1.39 $10.85 $10.95 $22,780 2.5%
31-1014 Nursing Assistants detail 2,160 4.9% 24.943 2.42 $12.77 $14.11 $29,340 2.5%
31-2021 Physical Therapist Assistants detail 80 13.0% 0.877 1.49 $23.39 $22.49 $46,770 5.2%
31-9091 Dental Assistants detail 130 11.6% 1.484 0.63 $16.67 $16.31 $33,930 5.4%
31-9092 Medical Assistants detail 280 32.6% 3.184 0.73 $13.52 $13.60 $28,280 5.2%
31-9094 Medical Transcriptionists detail 50 24.9% 0.543 1.30 $15.38 $15.38 $32,000 2.1%
31-9095 Pharmacy Aides detail (8) (8) (8) (8) $9.66 $9.95 $20,700 3.3%
31-9097 Phlebotomists detail 40 14.8% 0.475 0.55 $12.67 $12.76 $26,550 2.5%
31-9099 Healthcare Support Workers, All Other detail 40 12.3% 0.438 0.63 $11.66 $12.48 $25,960 3.4%
33-0000 Protective Service Occupations major 960 6.2% 11.080 0.46 $18.65 $18.92 $39,350 5.8%
33-3012 Correctional Officers and Jailers detail 220 5.6% 2.524 0.81 $25.81 $22.34 $46,460 7.6%
33-3051 Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers detail 310 10.7% 3.571 0.75 $21.85 $22.81 $47,440 1.9%
33-9032 Security Guards detail 140 20.0% 1.565 0.20 $10.80 $11.50 $23,910 5.1%
33-9092 Lifeguards, Ski Patrol, and Other Recreational Protective Service Workers detail 140 17.0% 1.660 1.62 $8.63 $8.75 $18,200 2.5%
35-0000 Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations major 6,690 3.3% 77.268 0.85 $8.86 $9.55 $19,860 1.7%
35-1012 First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers detail 430 10.9% 4.979 0.78 $11.11 $13.14 $27,330 4.8%
35-2011 Cooks, Fast Food detail (8) (8) (8) (8) $8.37 $8.17 $17,000 3.8%
35-2012 Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria detail 860 10.3% 9.957 3.39 $10.31 $10.51 $21,860 2.3%
35-2014 Cooks, Restaurant detail 800 18.8% 9.209 1.10 $8.69 $8.86 $18,430 3.2%
35-2015 Cooks, Short Order detail 110 46.3% 1.277 0.91 $9.01 $9.13 $18,990 3.4%
35-2019 Cooks, All Other detail (8) (8) (8) (8) $9.01 $10.55 $21,940 16.6%
35-2021 Food Preparation Workers detail 280 36.3% 3.269 0.52 $10.28 $10.22 $21,250 3.4%
35-3011 Bartenders detail 480 32.1% 5.602 1.31 $8.53 $8.55 $17,790 3.0%
35-3021 Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food detail 1,790 16.5% 20.703 0.89 $8.61 $8.91 $18,520 2.4%
35-3022 Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop detail 300 47.0% 3.452 0.98 $8.61 $8.92 $18,550 6.4%
35-3031 Waiters and Waitresses detail 870 20.1% 10.055 0.55 $8.70 $9.69 $20,150 8.0%
35-3041 Food Servers, Nonrestaurant detail 210 41.3% 2.456 1.32 $8.94 $9.46 $19,680 6.4%
35-9011 Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers detail (8) (8) (8) (8) $8.43 $8.30 $17,260 5.0%
35-9021 Dishwashers detail 90 36.5% 1.004 0.27 $8.72 $8.84 $18,390 4.3%
35-9031 Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop detail 90 43.5% 1.047 0.37 $8.62 $8.43 $17,530 4.0%
35-9099 Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other detail (8) (8) (8) (8) $10.94 $10.98 $22,840 4.8%
37-0000 Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations major 2,670 5.8% 30.878 0.97 $11.08 $12.28 $25,550 2.2%
37-1011 First-Line Supervisors of Housekeeping and Janitorial Workers detail 80 25.8% 0.925 0.76 $15.62 $17.10 $35,570 10.0%
37-1012 First-Line Supervisors of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers detail 40 32.8% 0.467 0.62 $21.33 $20.88 $43,440 3.9%
37-2011 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners detail 1,360 9.7% 15.717 1.01 $11.91 $13.03 $27,110 2.9%
37-2012 Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners detail 710 8.5% 8.232 1.23 $9.32 $9.87 $20,530 2.5%
37-3011 Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers detail 280 16.2% 3.244 0.50 $10.36 $11.10 $23,090 3.3%
37-3012 Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation detail 150 41.1% 1.760 10.03 $15.23 $14.61 $30,380 3.7%
39-0000 Personal Care and Service Occupations major 2,940 11.6% 34.005 1.09 $10.01 $10.67 $22,190 2.4%
39-1021 First-Line Supervisors of Personal Service Workers detail 140 16.9% 1.574 1.22 $13.03 $13.68 $28,450 4.1%
39-2021 Nonfarm Animal Caretakers detail 100 42.4% 1.134 0.90 $9.90 $11.16 $23,210 6.1%
39-3091 Amusement and Recreation Attendants detail 100 26.0% 1.116 0.56 $8.64 $8.63 $17,950 2.7%
39-4021 Funeral Attendants detail 70 24.7% 0.795 3.11 $12.09 $12.53 $26,050 9.9%
39-5012 Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists detail 120 16.0% 1.413 0.56 $8.79 $8.98 $18,680 4.8%
39-9011 Childcare Workers detail 520 17.7% 6.037 1.45 $8.52 $8.31 $17,280 2.5%
39-9021 Personal Care Aides detail 1,020 17.0% 11.760 1.18 $10.60 $10.55 $21,950 1.8%
39-9031 Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors detail 90 21.6% 1.051 0.61 $11.75 $12.91 $26,850 5.6%
39-9032 Recreation Workers detail 490 47.0% 5.700 2.34 $10.30 $11.52 $23,950 3.0%
39-9041 Residential Advisors detail 90 31.4% 1.038 1.40 $10.12 $10.66 $22,180 5.1%
39-9099 Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other detail (8) (8) (8) (8) $10.65 $10.91 $22,690 5.8%
41-0000 Sales and Related Occupations major 8,130 4.5% 93.977 0.90 $9.99 $13.82 $28,740 3.5%
41-1011 First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers detail 750 21.4% 8.661 1.00 $13.33 $14.68 $30,520 5.0%
41-1012 First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers detail 50 29.0% 0.578 0.32 $35.82 $39.03 $81,190 9.1%
41-2011 Cashiers detail 3,250 8.2% 37.597 1.49 $8.85 $9.12 $18,970 2.3%
41-2021 Counter and Rental Clerks detail 70 47.1% 0.806 0.25 $12.86 $12.81 $26,640 9.0%
41-2022 Parts Salespersons detail 290 9.6% 3.383 1.96 $11.39 $12.43 $25,850 7.6%
41-2031 Retail Salespersons detail 1,790 13.3% 20.660 0.62 $9.53 $10.87 $22,600 4.1%
41-3011 Advertising Sales Agents detail 80 19.1% 0.953 0.88 $17.44 $18.19 $37,830 4.3%
41-3021 Insurance Sales Agents detail 390 12.4% 4.474 1.60 $13.44 $18.61 $38,710 13.0%
41-3031 Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents detail 100 34.7% 1.173 0.51 $33.56 $42.03 $87,410 15.5%
41-3099 Sales Representatives, Services, All Other detail 110 34.1% 1.299 0.20 $25.59 $26.21 $54,510 5.8%
41-4011 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products detail 60 35.3% 0.699 0.29 $22.76 $28.78 $59,870 13.3%
41-4012 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products detail 950 11.4% 10.951 1.07 $25.09 $26.38 $54,860 3.9%
41-9041 Telemarketers detail 150 26.7% 1.734 1.05 $10.12 $10.62 $22,080 2.6%
43-0000 Office and Administrative Support Occupations major 12,690 3.4% 146.695 0.93 $13.72 $14.71 $30,600 1.1%
43-1011 First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers detail 480 9.2% 5.549 0.54 $19.05 $20.01 $41,630 3.3%
43-3011 Bill and Account Collectors detail (8) (8) (8) (8) $15.87 $16.16 $33,610 3.3%
43-3021 Billing and Posting Clerks detail 180 14.4% 2.071 0.58 $14.68 $15.01 $31,220 2.9%
43-3031 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks detail 1,400 9.8% 16.134 1.41 $13.99 $14.50 $30,150 2.7%
43-3051 Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks detail 50 17.0% 0.569 0.47 $17.15 $17.29 $35,970 2.9%
43-3061 Procurement Clerks detail 50 20.9% 0.621 1.20 $17.71 $17.64 $36,680 4.7%
43-3071 Tellers detail 630 8.6% 7.225 2.00 $11.58 $12.00 $24,960 3.1%
43-4031 Court, Municipal, and License Clerks detail 280 27.7% 3.179 3.37 $9.02 $12.57 $26,150 6.3%
43-4051 Customer Service Representatives detail 990 10.1% 11.455 0.61 $12.95 $13.50 $28,080 3.7%
43-4061 Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs detail 160 2.6% 1.813 1.92 $8.42 $11.90 $24,760 16.0%
43-4081 Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks detail 140 28.1% 1.648 0.93 $8.91 $8.92 $18,560 3.0%
43-4111 Interviewers, Except Eligibility and Loan detail 100 22.0% 1.189 0.89 $12.20 $12.59 $26,190 1.4%
43-4121 Library Assistants, Clerical detail 120 30.0% 1.363 1.88 $8.93 $10.31 $21,450 10.0%
43-4131 Loan Interviewers and Clerks detail 130 25.1% 1.544 0.98 $14.21 $14.17 $29,470 8.6%
43-4141 New Accounts Clerks detail 50 39.4% 0.547 1.54 $16.06 $15.86 $32,990 3.9%
43-4151 Order Clerks detail 40 47.8% 0.475 0.35 $11.88 $15.57 $32,380 12.5%
43-4161 Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping detail 50 15.3% 0.577 0.57 $16.37 $16.88 $35,110 4.4%
43-4171 Receptionists and Information Clerks detail 370 14.3% 4.314 0.61 $12.34 $13.38 $27,840 5.8%
43-4199 Information and Record Clerks, All Other detail 60 37.0% 0.647 0.50 $14.18 $15.16 $31,530 3.3%
43-5031 Police, Fire, and Ambulance Dispatchers detail 160 13.2% 1.892 2.73 $15.58 $16.08 $33,440 2.3%
43-5032 Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance detail 80 15.8% 0.980 0.69 $16.38 $18.31 $38,080 8.3%
43-5051 Postal Service Clerks detail 190 0.0% 2.230 3.91 $15.64 $18.82 $39,150 0.9%
43-5052 Postal Service Mail Carriers detail 350 0.0% 4.057 1.77 $23.77 $23.39 $48,660 0.9%
43-5061 Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks detail 120 11.2% 1.435 0.64 $21.00 $21.17 $44,030 3.0%
43-5071 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks detail 340 16.6% 3.937 0.80 $15.72 $15.99 $33,260 3.7%
43-5081 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers detail 1,490 15.6% 17.174 1.22 $12.80 $13.61 $28,300 6.4%
43-5111 Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping detail 40 24.1% 0.407 0.81 $13.11 $13.16 $27,360 3.5%
43-6011 Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants detail 360 14.2% 4.203 0.87 $17.75 $18.95 $39,410 2.8%
43-6012 Legal Secretaries detail 40 38.9% 0.511 0.35 $13.01 $13.79 $28,680 10.9%
43-6013 Medical Secretaries detail 320 17.1% 3.709 0.96 $13.89 $14.91 $31,000 3.5%
43-6014 Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive detail 1,420 7.3% 16.414 0.99 $13.96 $14.49 $30,130 2.2%
43-9021 Data Entry Keyers detail 40 31.2% 0.462 0.32 $11.38 $11.99 $24,940 6.0%
43-9041 Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks detail (8) (8) (8) (8) $17.11 $17.12 $35,610 2.3%
43-9051 Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service detail 170 9.6% 1.927 2.78 $10.48 $10.72 $22,300 3.8%
43-9061 Office Clerks, General detail 1,730 7.6% 20.044 0.94 $13.45 $14.11 $29,350 2.5%
43-9199 Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other detail 40 10.6% 0.443 0.25 $19.27 $18.71 $38,910 8.7%
45-0000 Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations major 680 23.6% 7.895 2.40 $14.07 $15.32 $31,860 6.5%
45-2011 Agricultural Inspectors detail 30 0.0% 0.393 3.69 $23.46 $23.74 $49,390 2.0%
45-2091 Agricultural Equipment Operators detail 320 21.0% 3.732 18.92 $15.31 $15.64 $32,530 5.5%
45-2093 Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals detail (8) (8) (8) (8) $10.93 $11.27 $23,440 3.9%
47-0000 Construction and Extraction Occupations major 3,480 5.0% 40.233 1.01 $17.70 $18.64 $38,780 1.8%
47-1011 First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers detail 350 11.7% 4.009 1.07 $23.69 $24.52 $50,990 3.9%
47-2031 Carpenters detail 350 18.9% 4.092 0.88 $17.82 $18.44 $38,350 4.9%
47-2051 Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers detail 180 32.9% 2.077 1.75 $17.53 $17.61 $36,640 3.9%
47-2061 Construction Laborers detail 760 12.8% 8.729 1.36 $14.06 $15.16 $31,530 4.1%
47-2073 Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators detail 390 13.4% 4.479 1.74 $18.61 $19.33 $40,200 3.6%
47-2081 Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers detail (8) (8) (8) (8) $19.35 $19.03 $39,580 4.6%
47-2111 Electricians detail 270 19.4% 3.172 0.74 $18.72 $20.38 $42,390 3.7%
47-2152 Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters detail 150 37.8% 1.749 0.62 $17.78 $21.07 $43,820 17.2%
47-2211 Sheet Metal Workers detail (8) (8) (8) (8) $17.41 $17.74 $36,910 3.5%
47-4011 Construction and Building Inspectors detail 50 13.3% 0.529 0.80 $28.17 $25.45 $52,930 4.1%
47-4051 Highway Maintenance Workers detail 440 12.0% 5.048 4.89 $19.70 $19.09 $39,710 2.8%
47-4099 Construction and Related Workers, All Other detail 30 23.5% 0.354 1.50 $13.77 $14.53 $30,230 5.2%
49-0000 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations major 3,990 5.9% 46.059 1.18 $18.26 $19.49 $40,540 2.0%
49-1011 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers detail 200 11.3% 2.336 0.72 $29.37 $29.09 $60,510 4.0%
49-2022 Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers detail 130 16.6% 1.530 0.96 $22.29 $22.98 $47,790 5.4%
49-3021 Automotive Body and Related Repairers detail 90 20.8% 1.003 0.97 $17.17 $17.84 $37,100 5.8%
49-3023 Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics detail 520 25.0% 5.963 1.29 $15.64 $16.46 $34,230 9.0%
49-3031 Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists detail 360 22.9% 4.167 2.28 $17.26 $18.86 $39,220 5.3%
49-3041 Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians detail 440 27.3% 5.120 19.04 $17.10 $17.42 $36,240 4.5%
49-3042 Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines detail 50 34.2% 0.567 0.64 $19.56 $19.60 $40,770 3.2%
49-3093 Tire Repairers and Changers detail 80 49.3% 0.943 1.21 $12.55 $13.31 $27,690 4.6%
49-9021 Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers detail 190 20.9% 2.236 1.12 $21.43 $22.47 $46,740 12.1%
49-9041 Industrial Machinery Mechanics detail 350 20.2% 4.008 1.71 $21.36 $21.81 $45,360 4.5%
49-9051 Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers detail 190 17.3% 2.159 2.58 $31.85 $29.54 $61,440 5.6%
49-9052 Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers detail (8) (8) (8) (8) $25.48 $23.82 $49,540 6.6%
49-9062 Medical Equipment Repairers detail 30 43.1% 0.355 1.19 $17.25 $20.10 $41,800 7.5%
49-9071 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General detail 1,030 10.8% 11.862 1.24 $17.16 $17.20 $35,770 2.5%
49-9099 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, All Other detail 40 25.0% 0.472 0.46 $23.59 $22.25 $46,270 6.7%
51-0000 Production Occupations major 10,310 4.4% 119.172 1.81 $15.70 $16.08 $33,450 2.1%
51-1011 First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers detail 530 7.6% 6.143 1.40 $22.92 $24.24 $50,410 2.6%
51-2022 Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers detail 100 45.5% 1.144 0.74 $13.26 $13.67 $28,440 4.8%
51-2031 Engine and Other Machine Assemblers detail 100 34.4% 1.179 4.20 $22.72 $22.48 $46,750 5.4%
51-2092 Team Assemblers detail 1,060 21.8% 12.248 1.51 $13.50 $13.48 $28,030 4.4%
51-2099 Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other detail 140 16.8% 1.669 1.01 $13.55 $13.86 $28,830 3.5%
51-3011 Bakers detail (8) (8) (8) (8) $11.41 $11.46 $23,830 4.9%
51-3021 Butchers and Meat Cutters detail 190 19.3% 2.151 2.16 $11.54 $12.35 $25,680 3.2%
51-3022 Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers detail 100 40.6% 1.126 1.00 $13.27 $13.03 $27,110 3.2%
51-3023 Slaughterers and Meat Packers detail (8) (8) (8) (8) $15.97 $15.38 $31,980 6.4%
51-3092 Food Batchmakers detail 130 36.8% 1.449 1.50 (8) (8) (8) (8)
51-3093 Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders detail 50 26.6% 0.581 2.31 $14.53 $14.67 $30,520 3.5%
51-3099 Food Processing Workers, All Other detail 30 25.1% 0.391 1.18 $14.13 $15.33 $31,890 6.7%
51-4011 Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic detail 40 34.4% 0.478 0.45 $18.40 $17.11 $35,590 6.5%
51-4031 Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic detail 80 25.5% 0.913 0.65 $18.09 $18.05 $37,540 4.0%
51-4033 Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic detail 40 31.1% 0.500 0.94 $20.59 $20.24 $42,090 3.6%
51-4041 Machinists detail 180 17.0% 2.077 0.72 $14.47 $14.38 $29,920 8.1%
51-4072 Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic detail 220 31.1% 2.495 2.54 $11.63 $13.55 $28,180 6.4%
51-4081 Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic detail 530 34.2% 6.128 8.00 $16.25 $15.35 $31,930 6.0%
51-4111 Tool and Die Makers detail 30 27.4% 0.403 0.75 $22.18 $23.67 $49,230 4.0%
51-4121 Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers detail 560 14.9% 6.450 2.30 $15.71 $15.50 $32,230 3.4%
51-5111 Prepress Technicians and Workers detail 30 25.7% 0.386 1.51 (8) (8) (8) (8)
51-5112 Printing Press Operators detail (8) (8) (8) (8) $17.44 $17.21 $35,790 7.4%
51-6011 Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers detail 110 33.9% 1.234 0.84 $10.55 $10.81 $22,480 6.7%
51-8013 Power Plant Operators detail 60 46.0% 0.644 2.37 $24.58 $21.88 $45,500 15.2%
51-8031 Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators detail 310 16.9% 3.576 4.30 $18.57 $18.22 $37,890 8.3%
51-9021 Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders detail 50 39.1% 0.604 2.68 $15.68 $15.93 $33,140 8.2%
51-9023 Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders detail 140 31.1% 1.568 1.67 $15.21 $15.88 $33,030 5.9%
51-9061 Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers detail 360 11.9% 4.121 1.12 $19.05 $18.83 $39,170 4.6%
51-9111 Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders detail 250 23.1% 2.932 1.07 $14.01 $14.34 $29,820 3.9%
51-9121 Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders detail 70 21.2% 0.778 1.21 $14.34 $14.82 $30,820 4.1%
51-9122 Painters, Transportation Equipment detail 90 3.8% 1.091 2.91 $15.40 $14.57 $30,310 3.4%
51-9195 Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic detail 100 14.5% 1.131 4.03 $11.69 $12.70 $26,410 7.6%
51-9198 Helpers--Production Workers detail 410 11.4% 4.774 1.50 $12.48 $13.26 $27,570 4.8%
51-9199 Production Workers, All Other detail 520 22.4% 6.029 3.44 $15.50 $16.03 $33,340 5.6%
53-0000 Transportation and Material Moving Occupations major 9,010 10.3% 104.131 1.51 $14.14 $15.19 $31,600 2.2%
53-1021 First-Line Supervisors of Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers, Hand detail 120 28.5% 1.438 1.13 $23.92 $24.29 $50,520 3.9%
53-1031 First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators detail 100 25.4% 1.101 0.75 $26.78 $27.78 $57,770 7.1%
53-3021 Bus Drivers, Transit and Intercity detail 330 23.3% 3.773 3.09 $11.52 $12.58 $26,160 8.1%
53-3022 Bus Drivers, School or Special Client detail 640 16.6% 7.346 2.00 $14.21 $14.60 $30,370 6.4%
53-3032 Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers detail 2,390 7.0% 27.608 2.27 $17.32 $17.92 $37,270 2.7%
53-3033 Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers detail 360 14.3% 4.157 0.69 $12.17 $15.03 $31,250 12.2%
53-3041 Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs detail 80 43.3% 0.968 0.74 $9.22 $9.68 $20,140 6.4%
53-6031 Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants detail (8) (8) (8) (8) $13.07 $12.59 $26,190 8.7%
53-7051 Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators detail 400 39.5% 4.607 1.18 $20.02 $18.40 $38,280 4.6%
53-7061 Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment detail 200 25.1% 2.303 0.94 $12.44 $12.83 $26,690 6.2%
53-7062 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand detail 2,270 24.8% 26.240 1.45 $13.47 $13.75 $28,610 2.6%
53-7064 Packers and Packagers, Hand detail 1,410 26.0% 16.286 3.15 $10.53 $12.65 $26,300 6.3%
53-7081 Refuse and Recyclable Material Collectors detail 150 15.2% 1.739 2.10 $12.66 $12.62 $26,250 8.8%

About May 2015 National, State, Metropolitan, and Nonmetropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

(1) Estimates for detailed occupations do not sum to the totals because the totals include occupations not shown separately. Estimates do not include self-employed workers.

(2) Annual wages have been calculated by multiplying the hourly mean wage by a "year-round, full-time" hours figure of 2,080 hours; for those occupations where there is not an hourly wage published, the annual wage has been directly calculated from the reported survey data.

(3) The relative standard error (RSE) is a measure of the reliability of a survey statistic. The smaller the relative standard error, the more precise the estimate.

(4) Wages for some occupations that do not generally work year-round, full time, are reported either as hourly wages or annual salaries depending on how they are typically paid.

(5) This wage is equal to or greater than $90.00 per hour or $187,200 per year.

(8) Estimates not released.

(9) The location quotient is the ratio of the area concentration of occupational employment to the national average concentration. A location quotient greater than one indicates the occupation has a higher share of employment than average, and a location quotient less than one indicates the occupation is less prevalent in the area than average.




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Iowa's metropolitan and nonmetropolitan area estimates:

May 2015 National Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2015 State Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2015 Metropolitan and Nonmetropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2015 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2015 Occupation Profiles

Technical notes

 

Last Modified Date: March 30, 2016