Wages by Selected Occupations


Management, Business, & Financial SOC Code* Starting Wage Experienced
Accountant & Auditor 13-2011 $22.80 $36.58
H.R. & Labor Relations Specialist 13-1071 $16.35 $34.86
Purchasing Agent (ex wholesale, retail & farm) 13-1023 $19.81 $38.61
Sales Manager 11-2022 $32.73 $69.34
Computer & Info Systems Manager 11-3021 $40.66 $60.90
Industrial Productions Manager 11-3051 $33.58 $65.95
Human Resource Manager 11-3121 $37.74 $44.61
       
Office Administration & Support SOC Code Starting Wage Experienced
Supervisor of Office Workers 43-1011 $14.34 $29.32
Bookkeeping, Accounting Clerk 43-3031 $10.93 $19.95
Payroll & Timekeeping Clerk 43-3051 $11.79 $20.00
Customer Service Rep 43-4051 $8.65 $16.65
Information & Records Clerk 43-4199 $10.32 $22.81
Shipping, Receiving, Traffic Clerk 43-5071 $9.27 $17.70
Executive Secretary & Admin Assistant 43-6011 $15.67 $26.24
Secretary (ex legal, medical & executive) 43-6014 $9.27 $17.34
Word Processor & Typist 43-9022 $10.77 $13.39
       
Computer & IT SOC Code Starting Wage Experienced
Computer Programmer 15-1131 $20.21 $34.61
Network & Computer Systems Administrator 15-1142 $19.05 $36.97
       
Architecture & Engineering SOC Code Starting Wage Experienced
Civil Engineer 17-2051 $31.71 $50.30
Electronics Engineer (except computer) 17-2072 $34.05 $46.75
Mechanical Engineer 17-2141 $31.50 $53.36
Architectural & Civil Drafter 17-3011 $17.18 $30.55
Industrial Engineer 17-2112 $35.17 $55.99
       
Construction & Maintenance SOC Code Starting Wage Experienced
Supervisor of Trades Workers 47-1011 $20.31 $34.50
Carpenter 47-2031 $18.85 $24.53
Construction Laborer 47-2061 $12.16 $16.47
Equipment Operator 47-2073 $16.96 $25.73
Electrician 47-2111 $17.84 $28.90
Painter, Construction & Maintenance 47-2141 $12.74 $19.02
Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers 49-2098 $14.76 $19.06
Auto Service Mechanic & Technician 49-3023 $11.73 $24.94
Industrial Machinery Mechanic 49-9041 $16.60 $31.36
Maintenance & Repair Worker 49-9071 $11.26 $24.29
Machinery Maintenance 49-9043 $21.03 $37.49
       
Production & Transportation SOC Code Starting Wage Experienced
Production Supervisor 51-1011 $21.74 $50.53
Assembler & Fabricator 51-2099 $8.17 $15.45
Computer Controlled Machine Tool Operator 51-4011 $15.67 $23.14
Machinist 51-4041 $15.75 $26.45
Welder, Cutter, Solderer, Brazer 51-4121 $12.69 $25.89
Quality Inspector, Tester, Sorter, Sampler, Weigher 51-9061 $13.39 $29.69
Truck Driver, Heavy 53-3032 $13.05 $20.36
Truck Driver, Light 53-3033 $8.67 $16.65
Industrial Truck & Tractor Operator 53-7051 $9.74 $17.26
Material Movers 53-7199 18.43 $21.99
       
Life & Physical Science SOC Code Starting Wage Experienced
Environmental Science & Protection Technician 19-4091 $12.92 $24.36
       
Healthcare Practitioners & Technical SOC Code Starting Wage Experienced
Dietitian & Nutritionist 29-1031 $17.59 $30.83
Registered Nurse 29-1141 $21.45 $33.56
Physical Therapist 29-1123 $33.64 $56.53
Medical & Clinical Lab Technologist 29-2011 $22.25 $30.38
LPN and LVN 29-2061 $16.06 $20.29
Medical Records Technician 29-2071 $10.30 $22.14
       
Sales, Marketing, Design & Related SOC Code Starting Wage Experienced
Ad Sales Agent 43-3011 $11.54 $31.01
Graphic Designer 27-1024 $12.81 $21.46
Retail Sales Person 41-2031 $8.20 $15.25
Sales Rep (services, all other) 41-3099 $10.64 $27.34
Sales Rep (except technical, scientific) 41-4012 $16.79 $38.88
       
Source: Texas Workforce Commission, Labor Market and Career Information, Wages, Occupational Employment Statistics Program, 2014 data. *Standard Occupational Code, September 2015
Note: Data is for South East Texas Workforce Development Area (WDA), data is collected by WDA or MSA

 

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