The horizontal bar graph shows the 2007 per employee salary for 11 business sectors. The 2007 per employee salary amounts were calculated from US Census Bureau data that gives the total payroll for each business sector in 2007 as well as 2007’s total number of employees for the business sector.
The data shows a range of average annual salaries from $14,725 for the accommodation & food services sector to a high of $75,347 for the finance & insurance sector. Also shown is the 2007 average annual salary for all business sectors, including some not shown on the graph.
The data should be useful both to employees and employers in making decisions about their salary levels.
The data in the graph comes from US Census Bureau reports on business sectors that can be read by clicking here and then the sector.