Estimated annual mean wages for the largest occupations in the United States as of May 2017 (in U.S. dollars)

U.S. largest occupations: annual mean wages 2017 This graph displays the twenty largest occupation groups in the United States as of May 2017, ranked by annual mean wage. The annual mean wage among the 4.1 million preschool, primary, secondary, and special education school teachers in the U.S. stood at 58,780 U.S. dollars in 2017.
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Wage in U.S. dollars
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners 100,780
Computer Occupations 89,780
Business Operations Specialists 73,080
Preschool, Primary, Secondary, and Special Education School Teachers 58,780
Construction Trades Workers 48,620
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants 41,060
Motor Vehicle Operators 38,210
Information and Record Clerks 34,930
Other Office and Administrative Support Workers 34,800
Material Recording, Scheduling, Dispatching, and Distributing Workers 34,790
Material Moving Workers 30,320
Laborers and Material Movers, Hand 28,550
Building Cleaning and Pest Control Workers 27,170
Building Cleaning Workers 26,940
Other Personal Care and Service Workers 26,280
Retail Sales Workers 25,560
Cooks and Food Preparation Workers 25,040
Food and Beverage Serving Workers 23,220
Cashiers 22,160
Fast Food and Counter Workers 21,380
Wage in U.S. dollars
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners 100,780
Computer Occupations 89,780
Business Operations Specialists 73,080
Preschool, Primary, Secondary, and Special Education School Teachers 58,780
Construction Trades Workers 48,620
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants 41,060
Motor Vehicle Operators 38,210
Information and Record Clerks 34,930
Other Office and Administrative Support Workers 34,800
Material Recording, Scheduling, Dispatching, and Distributing Workers 34,790
Material Moving Workers 30,320
Laborers and Material Movers, Hand 28,550
Building Cleaning and Pest Control Workers 27,170
Building Cleaning Workers 26,940
Other Personal Care and Service Workers 26,280
Retail Sales Workers 25,560
Cooks and Food Preparation Workers 25,040
Food and Beverage Serving Workers 23,220
Cashiers 22,160
Fast Food and Counter Workers 21,380
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This graph displays the twenty largest occupation groups in the United States as of May 2017, ranked by annual mean wage. The annual mean wage among the 4.1 million preschool, primary, secondary, and special education school teachers in the U.S. stood at 58,780 U.S. dollars in 2017.
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March 2018
Region
United States
Survey time period
May 2017

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