TABLE D.2 Employment and Salary of NGA-Relevant Occupations

Occupation Number of Jcbs (2010)a Mean Annual Salary (2010)
All Sectorsb Private Sector Federal Government All Sectors Private Sector Federal Government
15-1111 Computer and information research scientists 24,900 18,180 6,080 $103,150 $104,110 $102,070
15-1121 Computer systems analysts 495,800 442,120 660 $81,250 $82,800 $79,750
15-1131 Computer programmers 333,620 308,360 60 $74,900 $75,840 $88,790
15-1132 Software developers, applications 499,280 476,080 $90,410 $91,290
15-1799 Computer occupations, all other 183,110 97,910 68,600 $79,790 $75,050 $90,480
15-2021 Mathematicians 2,830 1,420 1,020 $100,260 $103,080 $106,950
15-2031 Operations research analysts 62,210 50,070 4,670 $76,980 $77,250 $105,840
15-2041 Statisticians 22,830 13,530 4,650 $76,070 $77,730 $93,770
15-2091 Mathematical technicians 960 440 70 $49,170 $60,240 $34,030
15-2099 Mathematical science occupations, all other 1,290 870 210 $70,760 $78,590 $52,370
17-1021 Cartographers and photogrammetrists 11,670 7,280 670 $60,970 $61,790 $82,980
17-1022 Surveyors 43,950 38,680 480 $58,140 $56,860 $82,230
17-2011 Aerospace engineers 78,450 68,720 9,220 $99,000 $97,680 $110,780
17-2061 Computer hardware engineers 66,960 62,100 4,430 $101,600 $101,790 $102,200
17-2071 Electrical engineers 148,770 140,260 4,260 $87,770 $88,040 $89,410
17-2199 Engineers, all other 139,610 105,620 25,490 $91,770 $88,800 $108,690
17-3031 Surveying and mapping technicians 53,870 42,620 1,340 $40,370 $39,210 $47,350
19-2011 Astronomers 1,840 950 440 $93,340 $86,520 $132,010
19-2012 Physicists 16,860 11,680 3,210 $112,020 $117,050 $113,470
19-2021 Atmospheric and space scientists 8,640 4,210 3,010 $88,010 $83,250 $95,760
19-2041 Environmental scientists and specialists, including health 81,690 39,960 5,850 $67,810 $70,950 $95,680
19-2042 Geoscientists, except hydrologists and geographers 30,830 23,870 2,460 $93,380 $97,890 $95,580
19-2043 Hydrologists 6,910 3,390 2,000 $79,280 $82,070 $82,900
19-2099 Physical scientists, all other 24,690 11,650 8,460 $95,780 $100,030 $104,620
19-3041 Sociologists 3,710 2,400 $80,130 $84,350
19-3051 Urban and regional planners 38,830 8,880 750 $66,020 $73,110 $88,740
19-3091 Anthropologists and archeologists 5,100 3,060 1,360 $58,040 $53,130 $71,940
19-3092 Geographers 1,300 340 770 $72,890 $72,200 $76,770
19-3093 Historians 3,320 1,140 760 $57,840 $58,080 $88,130
19-3094 Political scientists 4,470 1,360 2,610 $107,930 $109,990 $115,890
19-3099 Social scientists and related workers, all other 28,420 8,160 15,260 $77,890 $78,240 $83,170
19-4093 Forest and conservation technicians 32,290 1,060 25,070 $36,860 $37,420 $36,680
19-4099 Life, physical, and social science technicians, all other 55,360 32,840 7,660 $45,980 $46,430 $51,890
25-4021 Librarians 148,240 30,020 1,720 $56,360 $55,040 $80,500
27-1014 Multi-media artists and animators 26,560 25,760 $63,440 $63,750
43-9111 Statistical assistants 15,490 7,280 2,190 $37,090 $41,850 $34,340
Total 2,704,660 2,092,270 215,490

a Estimates include workers who are paid a wage or salary. They do not include the self-employed, owners and partners in unincorporated firms, household workers, or unpaid family workers.

b Sectors include federal government, state government, local government, and private companies.

SOURCE: Bureau of Labor Statistics, occupational employment statistics from May 2010, <www.bls.gov/oes/>.



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