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Wages

Wages in McMinn County’s workforce region are competitive with wages throughout the region, state, and U.S.  Given SOC codes for particular positions, we can provide a more concise view of wages for a particular skill set.  The McMinn County Economic Development Authority surveys local industries every two years and we also rely on third party data to assist with pay-setting comparisons and purposes.

Latest McMinn County Wage Survey 

McMinn County Quarterly Census of Wages (source U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics)

 

Private Industry Sector

Avg. Weekly Wage

Avg. Annual Pay

Year 2012

Goods Producing

$1,037

$53,935

Natural Resources & Mining

$   643

$33,448

Construction

$   997

$51,864

Manufacturing

$1,049

$54,537

Service Providing

$   513

$26,634

Trade, Transportation, Utilities

$   521

$27,112

Information

$   648

$33,713

Financial Activities

$   730

$37,948

Professional & Business Services

$   508

$26,409

Education & Health Services

$   637

$33,115

Leisure & Hospitality

$   244

$12,681