Wages

Drum Country’s combination of a well-trained, deep labor pool and competitive wages means a strong competitive edge for your business.

Mean Hourly Wages For Representative Occupations
Occupation Occupation Classification Drum Country* New York/ New Jersey MSA Boston MSA Philadelphia MSA
Industrial Production Managers 11-3051 $45.58 $57.85 $51.75 $50.93
Logisticians 13-1081 $30.91 $38.08 $35.76
Bookeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 43-3031 $15.97 $20.41 $20.25 $18.99
Shipping, Receiving and Traffic Clerks 43-5071 $14.34 $15.16 $16.79 $16.57
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Production and Operating Workers 51-1011 $26.15 $30.91 $30.98 $31.08
Team Assemblers 51-2092 $12.49 $12.80 $14.33 $14.75
Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders 51-3093 $11.24 $12.49 $14.48 $13.31
Machinists 51-4041 $17.53 $21.60 $22.69 $21.67
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Office and Administrative Support Workers 43-1011 $23.14 $29.61 $28.29 $23.26
Customer Service Representative 43-4051 $15.17 $18.42 $18.76 $18.11
Receptionists and Information Clerks 43-4171 $12.00 $14.13 $14.36 $13.96
Data Entry Keyers 43-9021 $13.02 $15.49 $16.06 $15.09
Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks 43-9041 $14.93 $19.95 $20.76 $20.32
Office Clerks, General 43-9061 $11.82 $14.67 $16.58 $14.04
*Source: U.S. Department of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics, May 2011. Occupational Employerand Wage Estimates for the Capitol Northern New York non-metropolitan area. Includes the three Drum Countrycounties of Jefferson, Lewis and St. Lawrence as well as Clinton, Essex, Franklin, Fulton, Hamilton and Montgomery counties.