Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Big Jobs and Average Pay in 2011

The 10 largest occupations account for more than one in five jobs in the United States. Here are the occupations and their annual average wage in 2011...

Retail salesperson: $25,130
Cashier: $20,230
Office clerk: $28,920
Food prep worker: $18,790
Registered nurse: $69,110
Waiter or waitress: $20,890
Customer service rep: $33,120
Janitor or cleaner: $24,840
Laborer: $26,240
Secretary: $33,020

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, An Overview of U.S. Occupational Employment and Wages in 2011

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