Industry profile

Industries with the highest levels of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Independent Artists, Writers, and Performers 3,960 7.47 $25.03 $52,060
Motion Picture and Video Industries 1,220 0.31 $36.06 $75,010
Newspaper, Periodical, Book, and Directory Publishers 440 0.11 $32.09 $66,740
Software Publishers 370 0.11 $45.99 $95,650
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 360 0.01 $25.12 $52,260

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Independent Artists, Writers, and Performers 3,960 7.47 $25.03 $52,060
Glass and Glass Product Manufacturing 260 0.32 $18.78 $39,050
Motion Picture and Video Industries 1,220 0.31 $36.06 $75,010
Specialized Design Services 320 0.25 $25.62 $53,290
Clay Product and Refractory Manufacturing 60 0.15 $15.66 $32,580

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Software Publishers 370 0.11 $45.99 $95,650
Scientific Research and Development Services (8) (8) $37.07 $77,100
Motion Picture and Video Industries 1,220 0.31 $36.06 $75,010
Employment Services 160 (7) $32.74 $68,110
Newspaper, Periodical, Book, and Directory Publishers 440 0.11 $32.09 $66,740

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