U.S. largest occupations - hourly mean wage in the private sector

Hourly mean wages for the largest occupations in the private sector in May 2009 (in U.S. dollars)

U.S. largest occupations - hourly mean wage in the private sector This graph displays the hourly mean wage for the largest occupations in the private sector in May 2009. Waiters/Waitresses earned 9.8 U.S. dollars per hour on average.
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Hourly mean wages for the largest occupations in the private sector in May 2009 (in U.S. dollars)

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Wage in U.S. dollars
Registered nurses32.07
Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks16.62
Customer service representatives15.55
Office clerks, general13.08
Laborers and freight, stock, and material movers, hand12.11
Retail salespersons11.84
Stock clerks and order fillers11.15
Waiters and waitresses9.8
Cashiers9.1
Combined food preparation and serving workers, including fast food8.61
Wage in U.S. dollars
Registered nurses32.07
Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks16.62
Customer service representatives15.55
Office clerks, general13.08
Laborers and freight, stock, and material movers, hand12.11
Retail salespersons11.84
Stock clerks and order fillers11.15
Waiters and waitresses9.8
Cashiers9.1
Combined food preparation and serving workers, including fast food8.61
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This graph displays the hourly mean wage for the largest occupations in the private sector in May 2009. Waiters/Waitresses earned 9.8 U.S. dollars per hour on average.
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Release date
October 2009
Region
United States
Survey time period
May 2009
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