The report, which was based on data from May 2014, examined the annual wages of the 22 occupations with the most employment in the United States.
Workers in management have a median annual wage of $97,230, with workers at the tenth percentile earning $46,000 and workers in the ninetieth percentile earning $187,000.
Computer/mathematical, legal, and architecture/engineering occupations also have median annual wages above $75,000.
The occupations with the largest number of workers in the US are retail salespersons and cashiers; the two occupations combine to make up nearly 6% of total employment.
The 10 most common occupations also include food preparation workers, general office clerks, registered nurses, customer service representatives, waiters/waitresses, laborers, administrative assistants, and janitors. Of those, only registered nurses have an average wage above that of the overall US average.
About the research: The report, which was based on data from May 2014, examined the annual wages of the 22 occupations with the most employment in the United States.
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