Wages by Area and Occupation
For pay-setting purposes - data include information on the level of difficulty and complexity of work.
For over 800 occupations - data are classified using the Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) System.
For about 400 industries - occupational wage data for
sector, 3-, 4- and 5-digit NAICS (North American Industry Classification System) industries.
- Data by occupation and gender - data for men and for women in 200 occupations (from the Current Population Survey) (TXT) (PDF)
For Census divisions - New England, Middle Atlantic, East North Central, West North Central, South Atlantic, East South Central, West South Central, Mountain, and Pacific.
By State - 50 States plus District of Columbia, Guam, Puerto Rico, and Virgin Islands.
BLS wage data by area and occupation are from the National Compensation Survey, Occupational Employment Statistics Survey, or the Current Population Survey.
Additional BLS programs that publish wage data (though not by detailed occupation) are Employment Cost Trends, Current Employment Statistics, and Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages .
Last Modified Date: December 6, 2007