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H1B Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

By Bill at September 24, 2016 02:02
Filed Under: Immigration News
In August 2016, average hourly earning of all U.S. employees on private nonfarm payrolls was $25.73, which was 61 cents higher than one year ago. But how about the salary levels of those professional occupations qualified for H1B visa?

Based on a national survey of employers of every size, in every state and every industry sector, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics created the 2015 Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates. Following table is a summary of H1B related occupations.

H1B Occupation Group Number of Jobs Average Annual Salary
Management 6,936,990 $115,020
Business and financial operations 7,032,560 $73,800
Computer and mathematical 4,005,250 $86,170
Architecture and engineering 2,475,390 $82,980
Life, physical, and social science 1,146,110 $71,220
Education, training, and library 8,542,670 $53,000
Healthcare practitioner and technical 8,021,800  $77,800
click here to view hourly and yearly wages of all occupation groups

If you want to know more about your potential income level in United States, please try these links:
  1. 2016 H1B Visa Report by Occupation
  2. 2016 Green Card Report by Occupation
  3. Prevailing Wage Determination Database for Foreign Workers
  4. 2015 Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates by Sub-Occupation
U.S. economy has finally recovered. The employers are desperately looking for skilled foreign workers. It is time for you to update your career profile and pitch potential employers now!

Not all jobs are created equal!