Median annual wage in the United States in 2017, by major occupational group (in U.S. dollars)

Median annual wage in the U.S. in 2017, by major occupational group This statistic shows the median annual wage in the United States in 2017, by major occupational groups. As of 2017, the median wage for employees in healthcare support occupations was about 31,310 U.S. dollars in the United States.
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Major occupational groupMedian annual wage in U.S. dollars
Management Occupations 119,910
Legal Occupations 107,370
Computer and Mathematical Occupations 89,810
Architecture and Engineering Occupations 86,190
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations 80,760
Business and Financial Operations Occupations 76,330
Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations 74,370
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations 58,950
Education, Training, and Library Occupations 55,470
Construction and Extraction Occupations 49,930
Community and Social Service Occupations 48,050
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 47,870
Protective Service Occupations 47,190
Sales and Related Occupations 40,680
Production Occupations 38,070
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 37,950
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 37,070
Healthcare Support Occupations 31,310
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 28,930
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations 28,840
Personal Care and Service Occupations 27,270
Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations 24,710
Major occupational groupMedian annual wage in U.S. dollars
Management Occupations 119,910
Legal Occupations 107,370
Computer and Mathematical Occupations 89,810
Architecture and Engineering Occupations 86,190
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations 80,760
Business and Financial Operations Occupations 76,330
Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations 74,370
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations 58,950
Education, Training, and Library Occupations 55,470
Construction and Extraction Occupations 49,930
Community and Social Service Occupations 48,050
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 47,870
Protective Service Occupations 47,190
Sales and Related Occupations 40,680
Production Occupations 38,070
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 37,950
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 37,070
Healthcare Support Occupations 31,310
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 28,930
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations 28,840
Personal Care and Service Occupations 27,270
Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations 24,710
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This statistic shows the median annual wage in the United States in 2017, by major occupational groups. As of 2017, the median wage for employees in healthcare support occupations was about 31,310 U.S. dollars in the United States.
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Release date
March 2018
Region
United States
Survey time period
May 2017
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In probability, theory and statistics, median is described as the numerical value separating the higher half of a sample, a population, or a probability distribution, from the lower half.

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