TENNESSEE OCCUPATIONAL WAGES
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Office and Administrative Support Occupations

Occupation Occ. code Est. empl. Mean wage Entry wage Exp. wage 25th pct Median wage 75th pct
OFFICE AND ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT OCCUPATIONS 43-0000 439,300 31,360 19,935 37,075 22,430 28,700 37,285
    15.10 9.60 17.80 10.80 13.80 17.90
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Office and Administrative Support Workers 43-1011 30,530 46,700 29,555 55,270 33,225 43,195 56,790
    22.45 14.20 26.55 15.95 20.75 27.30
Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service 43-2011 3,180 25,040 18,405 28,355 19,805 23,360 28,610
    12.05 8.85 13.65 9.50 11.25 13.75
Telephone Operators 43-2021 N/A 25,375 17,495 29,315 18,955 23,500 28,800
    12.20 8.40 14.10 9.10 11.30 13.85
Bill and Account Collectors 43-3011 12,620 30,245 22,060 34,335 24,185 28,380 34,640
    14.55 10.60 16.50 11.65 13.65 16.65
Billing and Posting Clerks and Machine Operators 43-3021 10,350 31,590 24,405 35,180 26,175 30,420 36,270
    15.20 11.75 16.90 12.60 14.60 17.45
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 43-3031 27,950 32,270 22,160 37,325 24,775 30,750 37,715
    15.50 10.65 17.95 11.90 14.80 18.15
Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks 43-3051 4,260 34,710 25,335 39,395 27,865 33,815 40,745
    16.70 12.20 18.95 13.40 16.25 19.60
Procurement Clerks 43-3061 1,370 34,610 21,065 41,385 24,960 33,045 42,675
    16.65 10.15 19.90 12.00 15.90 20.50
Tellers 43-3071 11,330 24,440 19,705 26,810 20,715 23,325 27,770
    11.75 9.45 12.90 9.95 11.20 13.35
Brokerage Clerks 43-4011 950 38,520 26,410 44,575 28,740 36,820 45,205
    18.50 12.70 21.45 13.80 17.70 21.75
Correspondence Clerks 43-4021 180 30,960 25,265 33,805 26,165 29,605 35,720
    14.90 12.15 16.25 12.60 14.25 17.15
Court, Municipal, and License Clerks 43-4031 2,550 32,165 24,510 35,995 26,230 30,100 36,190
    15.45 11.80 17.30 12.60 14.45 17.40
Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks 43-4041 960 32,395 24,295 36,445 26,010 29,440 36,035
    15.55 11.70 17.50 12.50 14.15 17.30
Customer Service Representatives 43-4051 N/A 30,525 20,060 35,755 22,530 28,510 35,970
    14.70 9.65 17.20 10.85 13.70 17.30
Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs 43-4061 4,200 31,695 23,475 35,810 25,535 28,990 37,075
    15.25 11.30 17.20 12.30 13.95 17.80
File Clerks 43-4071 2,400 25,635 18,665 29,120 20,005 23,510 29,300
    12.30 8.95 14.00 9.60 11.30 14.10
Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks 43-4081 4,880 19,190 17,065 20,250 17,145 18,910 21,425
    9.25 8.20 9.75 8.25 9.10 10.30
Interviewers, Except Eligibility and Loan 43-4111 5,220 27,505 20,455 31,030 22,420 26,685 30,940
    13.20 9.85 14.90 10.80 12.85 14.85
Library Assistants, Clerical 43-4121 1,060 24,630 17,335 28,280 18,820 23,545 29,170
    11.85 8.35 13.60 9.05 11.30 14.00
Loan Interviewers and Clerks 43-4131 N/A 32,520 23,680 36,940 25,290 30,640 37,645
    15.65 11.40 17.75 12.15 14.75 18.10
New Accounts Clerks 43-4141 1,170 29,060 23,180 32,000 24,625 28,490 33,205
    13.95 11.15 15.40 11.85 13.70 15.95
Order Clerks 43-4151 N/A 31,510 20,500 37,015 23,045 29,850 37,435
    15.15 9.85 17.80 11.10 14.35 18.00
Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping 43-4161 3,190 36,025 25,755 41,160 28,965 35,255 41,945
    17.30 12.40 19.80 13.95 16.95 20.15
Receptionists and Information Clerks 43-4171 16,240 25,220 19,300 28,180 20,690 24,245 28,995
    12.15 9.30 13.55 9.95 11.65 13.95
Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks 43-4181 2,400 32,325 19,890 38,545 21,485 27,515 42,370
    15.55 9.55 18.55 10.35 13.25 20.35
Information and Record Clerks, All Other 43-4199 2,910 36,565 26,405 41,650 29,070 35,540 42,545
    17.60 12.70 20.00 14.00 17.10 20.45
Cargo and Freight Agents 43-5011 2,070 35,990 27,510 40,230 32,090 36,865 42,470
    17.30 13.25 19.35 15.45 17.70 20.40
Couriers and Messengers 43-5021 1,240 25,870 18,750 29,430 20,220 24,940 29,415
    12.45 9.00 14.15 9.70 12.00 14.15
Police, Fire, and Ambulance Dispatchers 43-5031 2,770 31,645 23,035 35,950 24,925 29,990 36,695
    15.20 11.05 17.30 12.00 14.40 17.65
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Entry and Experienced wages represent the mean of the lower third and the mean of the upper two-thirds of the wage distribution respectively. The OES survey does not collect information for entry or experienced workers. Tennessee Department of Labor & Workforce Development, Employment Security Division, Labor Market Information. Publish date May 2012.