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Job Statistics for Yavapai County

Occupational employment and wages: United States and the Prescott Metropolitan Statistical Area, and measures of statistical significance (May 2017)

Major occupational group Percent of total employment Mean hourly wage
United States Prescott United States Prescott Percent difference (1)
Total, all occupations 100.0 100.0 $24.34 $20.11* -17
Management 5.1 5.9* 57.65 37.82* -34
Business and financial operations 5.2 2.7* 36.70 28.15* -23
Computer and mathematical 3.0 0.9* 43.18 30.47* -29
Architecture and engineering 1.8 1.0* 41.44 32.81* -21
Life, physical, and social science 0.8 0.7 35.76 25.16* -30
Community and social service 1.5 1.9* 23.10 20.92* -9
Legal 0.8 0.4* 51.62 36.65* -29
Education, training, and library 6.1 5.7 26.67 22.03* -17
Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media 1.4 0.9* 28.34 20.17* -29
Healthcare practitioners and technical 6.0 7.2* 38.83 37.51 -3
Healthcare support 2.9 3.4 15.05 14.97 -1
Protective service 2.4 3.2 22.69 25.93* 14
Food preparation and serving related 9.3 13.2* 11.88 11.75 -1
Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance 3.1 3.7 13.91 13.47 -3
Personal care and service 3.6 3.3 13.11 12.91 -2
Sales and related 10.2 11.4* 19.56 15.61* -20
Office and administrative support 15.4 14.9 18.24 16.37* -10
Farming, fishing, and forestry 0.3 0.2 13.87 13.24 -5
Construction and extraction 4.0 4.8* 24.01 19.47* -19
Installation, maintenance, and repair 3.9 4.1 23.02 20.44* -11
Production 6.3 4.4* 18.30 18.03 -1
Transportation and material moving 7.0 6.4 17.82 17.26 -3
Footnotes:
(1) A positive percent difference measures how much the mean wage in the Prescott Metropolitan Statistical Area is above the national mean wage, while a negative difference reflects a lower wage.
* The percent share of employment or mean hourly wage for this area is significantly different from the national average of all areas at the 90-percent confidence level.www.bls.gov/regions/west/news-release/occupationalemploymentandwages_prescott.htm