Median annual wage in the United States in 2016, by major occupational group (in U.S. dollars)

Median annual wage in the U.S. in 2016, by major occupational group This statistic shows the median annual wage in the United States in 2016, by major occupational groups. As of 2016, the median wage for employees in healthcare support occupations was about 30,470 U.S. dollars in the United States.
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Major occupational groupMedian annual wage in U.S. dollars
Management Occupations 118,020
Legal Occupations 105,980
Computer and Mathematical Occupations 87,880
Architecture and Engineering Occupations 84,300
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations 79,160
Business and Financial Operations Occupations 75,070
Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations 72,930
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations 58,390
Education, Training, and Library Occupations 54,520
Construction and Extraction Occupations 48,900
Community and Social Service Occupations 47,200
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 46,690
Protective Service Occupations 45,810
Sales and Related Occupations 40,560
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 37,260
Production Occupations 37,190
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 36,070
Healthcare Support Occupations 30,470
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 28,010
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations 27,810
Personal Care and Service Occupations 26,510
Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations 23,850
Major occupational groupMedian annual wage in U.S. dollars
Management Occupations 118,020
Legal Occupations 105,980
Computer and Mathematical Occupations 87,880
Architecture and Engineering Occupations 84,300
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations 79,160
Business and Financial Operations Occupations 75,070
Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations 72,930
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations 58,390
Education, Training, and Library Occupations 54,520
Construction and Extraction Occupations 48,900
Community and Social Service Occupations 47,200
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 46,690
Protective Service Occupations 45,810
Sales and Related Occupations 40,560
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 37,260
Production Occupations 37,190
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 36,070
Healthcare Support Occupations 30,470
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 28,010
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations 27,810
Personal Care and Service Occupations 26,510
Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations 23,850
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This statistic shows the median annual wage in the United States in 2016, by major occupational groups. As of 2016, the median wage for employees in healthcare support occupations was about 30,470 U.S. dollars in the United States.
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Release date
March 2016
Region
United States
Survey time period
May 2016
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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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