Please choose a state, county, and occupation from the list to the right. Salary data includes average annual salaries estimated for the given occupational group, based on payroll figures collected from US Census Bureau in 2013, as part of the County Business Patterns: 2011 survey. The salary data are useful for studying economic activity of small areas. Federal agencies use the data to determine employee concentrations and trends by industry. Private businesses use the data for analyzing market potential, measuring the effectiveness of sales and advertising programs, setting sales quotas, and developing budgets. State and local government offices use the data to assess business changes, develop fiscal policies, and plan future policies and programs.