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Based on the latest Department of Labor data and GoingFlex's market research, the table below contains the estimated average, 10 percentile, and 90 percentile hourly rate data for about 400 occupations:

OccupationAvg. Hourly RateHourly Rate (10 %)Hourly Rate (90%)
General and Operations Managers84.530.9135.2
Advertising, Marketing, Promotions, Public Relations, and Sales Managers98.443.9157.5
Advertising and Promotions Managers97.542.5155.9
Marketing and Sales Managers99.443.9159
Public Relations and Fundraising Managers91.144.5145.8
Operations Specialties Managers92.445.7147.9
Administrative Services and Facilities Managers73.237.9114.2
Computer and Information Systems Managers107.460.1171.9
Financial Managers101.347162.1
Industrial Production Managers79.144.7120.9
Purchasing Managers88.249.1132.8
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers7138.4110.2
Compensation and Benefits Managers92.248147.5
Human Resources Managers8946.9141.3
Training and Development Managers84.844.5134.7
Other Management Occupations70.430.6117.3
Construction Managers72.138.6113.2
Education and Childcare Administrators67.534.1106.8
Architectural and Engineering Managers10563.5168
Lodging Managers43.721.672.6
Medical and Health Services Managers79.140.4129.8
Natural Sciences Managers99.945.4159.8
Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers49.321.388.7
Social and Community Service Managers50.128.377.3
Business and Financial Operations Occupations53.726.886.6
Business Operations Specialists51.926.283.7
Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers, and Athletes66.725.6130.1
Buyers and Purchasing Agents47.926.373.8
Claims Adjusters, Appraisers, Examiners, and Investigators47.328.368.8
Compliance Officers5026.775.5
Cost Estimators492776.5
Human Resources Workers46.824.874.1
Management Analysts65.634.1106
Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners37.719.659.3
Fundraisers43.22369
Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists4827.672.5
Training and Development Specialists45.122.471.6
Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists49.223.684.2
Financial Specialists57.228.293.2
Accountants and Auditors54.630.685.5
Property Appraisers and Assessors43.721.471.8
Budget Analysts55.234.580
Credit Analysts58.329.8100.2
Financial Examiners63.429.9108.7
Credit Counselors and Loan Officers50.722.388.6
Tax Examiners, Collectors and Preparers, and Revenue Agents37.516.765.4
Computer and Mathematical Occupations64.431.1104.4
Computer Occupations64.331104.4
Computer and Information Analysts6738.2103.4
Computer and Information Research Scientists87.548.1130.3
Computer Support Specialists40.722.865
Database and Network Administrators and Architects66.237103.3
Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers73.539.7111.5
Miscellaneous Computer Occupations63.530.1100.6
Mathematical Science Occupations66.635.4105
Actuaries83.144.5133
Mathematicians73.739.9111.3
Operations Research Analysts62.233.496.7
Statisticians65.736.2100.8
Architecture and Engineering Occupations6131.197.9
Architects, Surveyors, and Cartographers55.829.386.7
Architects, Except Naval59.832.491.1
Surveyors, Cartographers, and Photogrammetrists46.925.571.7
Engineers69.240106.4
Bioengineers and Biomedical Engineers66.738101.8
Chemical Engineers80.445.9120.9
Civil Engineers64.83899.3
Computer Hardware Engineers84.547127.2
Electrical and Electronics Engineers7344.3109.8
Environmental Engineers64.737.397.6
Industrial Engineers, Including Health and Safety63.839.192.6
Marine Engineers and Naval Architects67.844.9101.4
Materials Engineers67.239.4102.3
Mechanical Engineers64.239.294.8
Miscellaneous Engineers70.436.9109.1
Drafters, Engineering Technicians, and Mapping Technicians41.42462.5
Drafters40.924.760.2
Engineering Technologists and Technicians, Except Drafters42.724.664.3
Surveying and Mapping Technicians33.319.551.6
Economists80.140.8127.1
Survey Researchers45.222.174.8
Psychologists6131.290.7
Sociologists62.232.297.4
Urban and Regional Planners53.431.579.9
Miscellaneous Social Scientists and Related Workers60.133.391.8
Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians3620.555.2
Agricultural and Food Science Technicians30.519.344.1
Biological Technicians33.720.350.4
Chemical Technicians36.321.455.2
Environmental Science and Geoscience Technicians37.219.860.9
Social Science Research Assistants35.319.454.1
Forest and Conservation Technicians31.520.542.2
Miscellaneous Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians38.221.459
Occupational Health and Safety Specialists and Technicians49.927.373.6
Occupational Health and Safety Specialists and Technicians49.927.373.6
Community and Social Service Occupations34.718.954.8
Counselors, Social Workers, and Other Community and Social Service Specialists34.61954.7
Counselors36.519.957.1
Social Workers37.221.856.7
Miscellaneous Community and Social Service Specialists30.117.347.5
Religious Workers35.916.759.2
Clergy37.918.459.7
Directors, Religious Activities and Education34.716.262.4
Miscellaneous Religious Workers27.414.245.1
Legal Occupations75.326.2120.5
Lawyers, Judges, and Related Workers9738.8155.1
Lawyers and Judicial Law Clerks98.339.7157.3
Judges, Magistrates, and Other Judicial Workers77.928.1131.8
Legal Support Workers38.721.959.9
Paralegals and Legal Assistants37.822.156.7
Miscellaneous Legal Support Workers41.720.776
Educational Instruction and Library Occupations39.616.268.2
Preschool and Kindergarten Teachers27.715.146
Other Teachers and Instructors2813.748.6
Adult Basic Education, Adult Secondary Education, and English as a Second Language Instructors40.522.464.4
Self-Enrichment Teachers31.714.755.2
Substitute Teachers, Short-Term22.31333.8
Librarians, Curators, and Archivists35.917.357.5
Archivists, Curators, and Museum Technicians37.319.560.3
Librarians and Media Collections Specialists42.523.264.9
Library Technicians25.415.138.6
Instructional Coordinators47.526.371.3
Miscellaneous Educational Instruction and Library Workers31.612.955.9
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations42.616.474.8
Art and Design Workers39.316.968.9
Artists and Related Workers61.423.8107.6
Designers35.416.660.5
Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related Workers4313.884.8
Actors, Producers, and Directors57.917.9112.7
Dancers and Choreographers3414.565.6
Musicians, Singers, and Related Workers54.515.9110.1
Miscellaneous Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related Workers33.412.662.8
Media and Communication Workers46.620.777.7
Broadcast Announcers and Radio Disc Jockeys36.813.372.2
News Analysts, Reporters and Journalists42.916.880.5
Public Relations Specialists48.223.879.3
Writers and Editors50.624.182.8
Miscellaneous Media and Communication Workers39.317.766.2
Media and Communication Equipment Workers39.816.668.8
Photographers31.214.254.6
Television, Video, and Film Camera Operators and Editors53.220.497.9
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations57.423.899.2
Healthcare Diagnosing or Treating Practitioners70.436.4120.7
Chiropractors58.424.2101.3
Dentists125.754.7201.2
Dietitians and Nutritionists42.826.760
Optometrists84.540.7133.3
Pharmacists86.260.7111.9
Physician Assistants77.249.9107.9
Podiatrists9837.2156.8
Therapists55.533.581.6
Veterinarians7239.9110.4
Registered Nurses53.235.876.4
Nurse Anesthetists124.387.6198.9
Nurse Midwives74.747.4109.2
Nurse Practitioners76.855.9104.5
Audiologists57.637.182.9
Miscellaneous Healthcare Diagnosing or Treating Practitioners54.235.774.1
Health Technologists and Technicians32.718.750.7
Clinical Laboratory Technologists and Technicians37.621.256
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics26.716.141.1
Health Practitioner Support Technologists and Technicians2616.838.2
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses33.323.743.5
Opticians, Dispensing2817.641.8
Other Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations38.919.566.7
Healthcare Support Occupations21.314.331
Home Health and Personal Care Aides; and Nursing Assistants, Orderlies, and Psychiatric Aides19.113.825.9
Home Health and Personal Care Aides18.213.323.5
Nursing Assistants, Orderlies, and Psychiatric Aides21.115.128.1
Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapist Assistants and Aides35.116.454.1
Occupational Therapy Assistants and Aides39.82055.8
Physical Therapist Assistants and Aides33.416.153.1
Other Healthcare Support Occupations25.817.136.4
Massage Therapists32.41555.4
Miscellaneous Healthcare Support Occupations25.317.235.4
Animal Control Workers27.316.740.9
Private Detectives and Investigators39.120.961.6
Security Guards and Gambling Surveillance Officers22.714.534.6
Miscellaneous Protective Service Workers2213.133.3
Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations18.312.326.6
Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers26.915.642.4
Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers26.915.642.4
Cooks and Food Preparation Workers18.612.825.7
Cooks18.912.926.1
Food Preparation Workers17.712.524.4
Food and Beverage Serving Workers17.212.124.3
Bartenders19.212.231.7
Fast Food and Counter Workers1612.120.9
Waiters and Waitresses18.41229.5
Food Servers, Nonrestaurant17.912.725.1
Other Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers16.912.322
Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers17.212.323.8
Dishwashers16.812.621.3
Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop16.512.121.7
Miscellaneous Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers18.212.725.2
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations21.513.632.7
Supervisors of Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Workers32.61949.9
First-Line Supervisors of Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Workers32.61949.9
Building Cleaning and Pest Control Workers20.213.329.8
Building Cleaning Workers2013.229.2
Pest Control Workers27.417.141.4
Grounds Maintenance Workers22.71533.1
Grounds Maintenance Workers22.71533.1
Personal Care and Service Occupations21.512.835
Supervisors of Personal Care and Service Workers30.517.546.6
Animal Care and Service Workers1912.927.4
Animal Trainers24.914.340.6
Animal Caretakers18.612.826.5
Entertainment Attendants and Related Workers17.212.124.2
Gambling Services Workers17.211.826.8
Motion Picture Projectionists20.512.536.4
Ushers, Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers17.112.124.2
Miscellaneous Entertainment Attendants and Related Workers17.212.323.3
Funeral Attendants20.513.330
Morticians, Undertakers, and Funeral Arrangers40.120.261.7
Personal Appearance Workers21.812.934.9
Barbers, Hairdressers, Hairstylists and Cosmetologists21.812.735.8
Miscellaneous Personal Appearance Workers21.713.732.8
Baggage Porters, Bellhops, and Concierges21.513.632.3
Baggage Porters, Bellhops, and Concierges21.513.632.3
Tour and Travel Guides21.113.431.5
Tour and Travel Guides21.113.431.5
Childcare Workers17.512.424.6
Recreation and Fitness Workers25.313.442.7
Residential Advisors21.714.132
Sales and Related Occupations29.613.455.6
Supervisors of Sales Workers36.318.660.1
First-Line Supervisors of Sales Workers36.318.660.1
Retail Sales Workers1912.826.8
Cashiers16.812.521.5
Counter and Rental Clerks and Parts Salespersons23.113.736.3
Retail Salespersons20.21329.4
Sales Representatives, Services49.219.691.6
Advertising Sales Agents44.417.481.3
Insurance Sales Agents46.619.286.2
Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents63.924.3140.2
Travel Agents30.716.247.7
Miscellaneous Sales Representatives, Services45.918.882.7
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing51.621.991.3
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing51.621.991.3
Other Sales and Related Workers36.714.773.5
Models, Demonstrators, and Product Promoters24.314.937.5
Real Estate Brokers and Sales Agents45.416.984.5
Sales Engineers77.540.6119.7
Telemarketers20.413.230.6
Miscellaneous Sales and Related Workers27.614.847.7
Office and Administrative Support Occupations28.216.343.4
Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers41.323.662.9
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers41.323.662.9
Communications Equipment Operators23.315.134.5
Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service22.71532.9
Telephone Operators26.11639.6
Miscellaneous Communications Equipment Operators31.616.150
Financial Clerks2817.641.2
Bill and Account Collectors2717.739.1
Billing and Posting Clerks27.91939.4
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks29.517.842.9
Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks32.620.845.5
Procurement Clerks30.220.241.2
Tellers21.71627.6
Miscellaneous Financial Clerks30.719.743.8
Information and Record Clerks25.115.437.9
Brokerage Clerks37.924.453.7
Correspondence Clerks27.218.237.8
Court, Municipal, and License Clerks28.917.942
Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks28.818.541.6
Customer Service Representatives25.615.838.7
Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs32.422.143.2
File Clerks23.815.234.8
Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks17.812.624.4
Interviewers, Except Eligibility and Loan2516.335.3
Library Assistants, Clerical20.513.130.9
Loan Interviewers and Clerks28.818.341.3
New Accounts Clerks26.418.435.2
Order Clerks25.11637.1
Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping29.319.840.7
Receptionists and Information Clerks21.514.529.8
Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks30.51749.9
Miscellaneous Information and Record Clerks29.117.741.1
Material Recording, Scheduling, Dispatching, and Distributing Workers30.217.944.2
Cargo and Freight Agents32.118.447.4
Couriers and Messengers21.714.431.6
Dispatchers30.317.745.8
Meter Readers, Utilities31.817.749.7
Postal Service Workers35.525.444.2
Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks34.820.752.3
Shipping, Receiving, and Inventory Clerks24.716.435.4
Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping25.216.535.4
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants29.817.745
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants29.817.745
Other Office and Administrative Support Workers25.414.938.5
Data Entry and Information Processing Workers2516.535.3
Desktop Publishers33.516.453.7
Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks29.719.542.5
Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service22.414.732.4
Office Clerks, General2514.538
Office Machine Operators, Except Computer24.115.934.7
Proofreaders and Copy Markers29.716.943.9
Statistical Assistants35.52252
Miscellaneous Office and Administrative Support Workers26.315.441
Logging Workers29.317.742.5
Construction and Extraction Occupations36.119.558.9
Supervisors of Construction and Extraction Workers49.129.373.4
First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers49.129.373.4
Construction Trades Workers35.319.457.2
Boilermakers44.727.464.9
Brickmasons, Blockmasons, and Stonemasons37.821.858.5
Carpenters36.320.758.2
Carpet, Floor, and Tile Installers and Finishers32.117.751.3
Cement Masons, Concrete Finishers, and Terrazzo Workers33.320.451.8
Construction Laborers28.717.146.6
Construction Equipment Operators36.721.858.1
Drywall Installers, Ceiling Tile Installers, and Tapers35.819.960.3
Electricians41.522.966.3
Glaziers34.219.157.5
Insulation Workers33.719.154.3
Painters and Paperhangers30.718.646.4
Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters40.22265.7
Plasterers and Stucco Masons34.120.254.2
Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers37.522.661.7
Roofers31.518.248.7
Sheet Metal Workers37.420.160.5
Structural Iron and Steel Workers40.622.565.7
Solar Photovoltaic Installers32.221.743.9
Helpers, Construction Trades23.615.833.6
Construction and Building Inspectors44.22567.9
Elevator and Escalator Installers and Repairers57.230.685.3
Fence Erectors26.517.338.4
Hazardous Materials Removal Workers32.82051.3
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations34.418.454.6
First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers48.528.172.7
Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairers28.917.642.8
Radio and Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers40.222.759.2
Miscellaneous Electrical and Electronic Equipment Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers38.621.859.1
Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians46.12669.4
Automotive Technicians and Repairers311747.6
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists34.62250.9
Heavy Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Service Technicians and Mechanics36.522.852.8
Small Engine Mechanics27.516.741.3
Miscellaneous Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers21.814.831.5
Control and Valve Installers and Repairers37.820.461.6
Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers35.32153.5
Home Appliance Repairers29.116.843.1
Industrial Machinery Installation, Repair, and Maintenance Workers37.523.254.4
Line Installers and Repairers4523.668.4
Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers35.519.555
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General28.816.943.4
Wind Turbine Service Technicians38.927.455
Miscellaneous Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers28.416.144.2
Production Occupations27.615.943.4
First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers44.825.268.8
Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems Assemblers38.822.258.3
Electrical, Electronics, and Electromechanical Assemblers25.416.536.8
Engine and Other Machine Assemblers322144.3
Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters29.518.942.2
Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators25.416.834.8
Timing Device Assemblers and Adjusters26.218.139
Miscellaneous Assemblers and Fabricators23.915.435.3
Painting Workers2817.541.7
Semiconductor Processing Technicians28.818.544.1
Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine Operators25.315.340.6
Computer Numerically Controlled Tool Operators and Programmers31.319.545.1
Miscellaneous Production Workers23.314.535.2
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations2614.641.8
First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material Moving Workers39.723.159.9
Air Traffic Controllers and Airfield Operations Specialists68.526.4114.8
Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians20.313.429.9
Driver/Sales Workers and Truck Drivers2915.244.6
Passenger Vehicle Drivers24.613.737.9
Miscellaneous Motor Vehicle Operators25.613.741.1
Locomotive Engineers and Operators47.429.768.9
Railroad Brake, Signal, and Switch Operators and Locomotive Firers42.825.565
Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters46.931.567.4
Subway and Streetcar Operators43.826.558.3
Miscellaneous Rail Transportation Workers37.221.756
Sailors and Marine Oilers36.617.351.9
Ship and Boat Captains and Operators58.524.4103.2
Ship Engineers54.628.789.7
Bridge and Lock Tenders32.918.743.8
Parking Attendants18.212.924.7
Traffic Technicians36.121.256.5
Transportation Inspectors53.222.986.1
Passenger Attendants20.213.428
Conveyor Operators and Tenders24.817.234.3
Crane and Tower Operators41.622.263.1
Dredge Operators35.322.153.5
Hoist and Winch Operators43.121.169.7
Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators26.117.936.6
Laborers and Material Movers2114.230.3
Pumping Station Operators3721.555.3
Refuse and Recyclable Material Collectors28.415.646.3
Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders32.719.352.2
Miscellaneous Material Moving Workers25.116.239.8
Front End Developer65.781.495.7
Back End Developer36.555.889.3
Database Administrators and Architects66.01428571428635.585714285714101.68571428571
Data Scientists and Mathematical Science Occupations, All Other69.07142857142936.2108.55714285714
Data Entry Keyers23.91428571428616.05714285714333.785714285714

Sources: BLS.gov. BLS wage data by area and occupation are from the National Compensation Survey, Occupational Employment Statistics Survey, or the Current Population Survey.

Other information that may be useful: Employment Cost Trends, Current Employment Statistics, and Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages.

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