Wage Report

Below is a wealth of information on jobs classified by pathway.

Arts, Media and Entertainment

Arts, Media and Entertainment

Multi-Media Artists and Animators$25.48 - $47.21
Graphic Designers$18.80 - $32.90
Photographers$11.30 - $27.66
Building Trades and Construction

Building Trades and Construction

Construction and Building Inspectors$24.73 - $39.40
Carpenters$18.93 - $31.31
Paving, Surfacing and Tamping Equipment Operators$18.92 - $28.35
Electricians$18.76 - $33.98
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters$18.29 - $32.35
Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers$17.79 - $29.63
Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters$11.80 - $19.15
Hospitality, Tourism and Recreation

Hospitality, Tourism and Recreation

Recreation Workers$9.36 - $14.16
Food Service Managers$19.42 - $27.49
Meeting and Convention Planners$18.41 - $29.91
Lodging Managers$18.33 - $32.01
Chefs and Head Cooks$16.44 - $27.03
Agriculture and Natural Resources

Agriculture and Natural Resources

Agricultural Equipment Operators$9.28 - $13.48
Forest and Conservation Workers$9.04 - $12.16
Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technicians$21.86 - $35.29
Agricultural Inspectors$15.34 - $26.60
Farm Equipment Mechanics$13.23 - $21.63
Pest Control Workers$13.10 - $17.76
Floral Designers$10.49 - $16.20
Energy and Utilities

Energy and Utilities

Power Distributors and Dispatchers$29.93 - $46.67
Power Plant Operators$27.58 - $39.73
Chemical Plant and System Operators$27.01 - $33.46
Heating, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers$16.86 - $29.10
Fashion and Interior Design

Fashion and Interior Design

Tailors, Dressmakers, and Custom Sewers$9.63 - $17.15
Retail Salespersons$8.63 - $13.32
Fashion Designers$20.96 - $43.41
Interior Designers$19.13 - $33.60
Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers$15.99 - $31.04
Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers$10.49 - $15.92
Engineering and Design

Engineering and Design

Surveyors$29.80 - $41.70
Civil Engineering Technicians$23.61 - $34.62
Engineering Technicians$21.25 - $37.34
Surveying and Mapping Technicians$20.71 - $33.44
Architectural and Civil Drafters$20.12 - $31.39
Industrial Engineering Technicians$19.31 - $31.72
Mechanical Drafters$19.12 - $30.89
Health Science and Medical Technology

Health Science and Medical Technology

Dental Hygienists$31.82 - $51.35
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers$29.41 - $41.81
Radiologic Technologists and Technicians$24.19 - $36.81
Respiratory Therapy Technicians$21.51 - $30.98
Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians$19.73 - $34.74
Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians$15.55 - $23.08
Medical Secretaries$11.86 - $18.71
Public Services

Public Services

Police and Sheriff’s Patrol Officers$30.87 - $42.40
Correctional Officers and Jailers$25.29 - $36.92
Medical and Public Health Social Workers$21.88 - $35.46
Fire Fighters$19.63 - $39.56
Police, Fire and Ambulance Dispatchers$19.51 - $30.43
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics$11.12 - $17.04
Finance and Business

Finance and Business

Cost Estimators$23.30 - $41.04
Occupational Therapist Assistants$23.27 - $32.01
Insurance Underwriters$22.83 - $40.00
Paralegal and Legal Assistants$20.91 - $33.60
Tax Examiners, Collectors and Revenue Agents$20.88 - $37.23
Executive Secretaries and Administrative Assistants$17.33 - $26.80
Real Estate Sales Agents$14.88 - $37.70
Information Technology

Information Technology

Computer Programmers$29.92 - $49.90
Network and Computer Systems Administrators$28.41 - $46.74
Database Administrators$27.21 - $53.00
Computer Support Specialists$18.34 - $30.25
Computer Repairers$14.44 - $24.51
Manufacturing and Product Development

Manufacturing and Product Development

Industrial Machinery Mechanics$20.36 - $30.45
Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters$13.29 - $21.34
Welders and Brazers$12.91 - $21.09
Metal and Plastic Workers$12.59 - $21.83
Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers$10.30 - $17.28
Marketing, Sales and Service

Marketing, Sales and Service

Sales Managers$31.75 - $74.96
Advertising and Promotions Marketing$30.83 - $56.82
Insurance Sales Agents$18.69 - $40.97
Advertising Sales Agents$15.69 - $31.94
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Retail Sales Workers$13.57 - $22.74
Transportation

Transportation

Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians$23.15 - $31.87
Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists$17.43 - $27.49
Heavy Truck Drivers$16.21 - $23.70
Automotive Body and Related Repairers$14.11 - $26.02
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics$14.06 - $25.99
Small Engine Mechanics$12.24 - $19.84
Education and Family Services

Education and Family Services

Associate Teachers/Educators$9.07 - $12.76
Education Administrators, Preschool and Child Care Center/Program Directors$17.11 - $28.82

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