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New Jobs Study Shows Tulsans Earn Less Than National Average

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The new study compares Tulsa-area jobs to the national average. The new study compares Tulsa-area jobs to the national average.
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Tulsa area workers earn less than the national average, according to a news release from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The comparative wage study released Tuesday includes employment and wage information for 22 occupational groups and more than 500 jobs in the greater Tulsa area.

Some of the highlights of the Occupational Employment and Wages in Tulsa, May 2011 report include the mean wage for all occupations in the Tulsa area: $19.22 per hour compared to a national average of $21.74.

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Local wages for the major job groups ranged from $9.38 per hour in food preparation and serving-related jobs to $45.02 in legal occupations.

Other highlights:

  • Local wages are "measurably lower" than their respective national averages in 16 of the 22 major job groups.
  • Local employment is more highly concentrated than the national average in six of 22 job groups including: production, construction and extraction, office and administrative support.
  • There are fewer local employees than national in education, training, library, personal care and service, computer and mathematical job groups.

 

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