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Below are median hourly wages in Oregon, Washington, and California. Deschutes County wages are typically around 6% below those of Oregon. Wages in Washington and California are typically higher than those in Oregon; with California wages at least 15% higher than those in Deschutes County

The table below shows average hourly wages in Oregon, Washington, and California.

Wage Comparison for Select Occupations  (annual average, $ per hour)

Occupation

OR

Central
Oregon

CA

WA

Accountant/Auditor

29.92

26.78

35.66

31.39

Administrative Services Managers

37.45

35.28

46.71

46.78

Architect, except Landscape & Naval

33.09

29.15

41.10

35.30

Carpenter

21.36

19.00

25.24

25.13

Chef & Head Cook

21.44

20.48

22.26

22.58

Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologist

37.29

37.86

43.73

31.92

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operator

18.90

18.74

18.02

25.47

Computer Programmer

37.37

32.97

43.00

57.41

Computer User Support Specialist

23.43

22.35

27.94

25.05

Computer Systems Analyst

41.18

35.91

46.41

43.49

Customer Service Representative

15.82

16.22

17.84

17.45

Dental Hygienist

37.64

38.70

46.30

44.40

Electrician

32.34

27.61

30.49

30.45

Electrical Engineer

41.81

36.49

54.97

50.09

Financial Manager

49.96

45.62

64.49

55.16

Food Service Manager

22.49

20.33

22.52

26.22

General & Operations Manager

38.97

32.20

52.39

48.62

Graphic Designer

23.87

20.40

26.15

25.89

Industrial Machinery Mechanic

25.69

23.11

26.59

26.90

Industrial Production Manager

39.41

36.24

48.29

53.01

Landscape Architect

27.92

23.66

38.52

31.09

Marketing Manager

52.63

47.72

74.85

64.87

Mechanical Engineer

40.27

41.77

47.21

42.58

Medical Transcriptionist

18.57

18.66

21.91

19.52

Middle School Teacher, except Special Ed

28.22

26.92

n/a

n/a

Multimedia Artist & Animator

30.39

n/a

38.90

36.92

Network and Computer Systems Administrator

36.35

31.86

44.00

41.42

Paralegal

23.99

22.45

27.38

27.91

Physical Therapist

39.75

35.46

45.62

40.94

Police/Sheriff Patrol Officer

34.11

35.87

47.23

37.04

Receptionist/Information Clerks

13.96

14.46

14.42

14.91

Registered Nurse

42.32

42.64

48.30

37.71

Secretary/Administrative Assistant, except Legal, Medical, & Executive

17.27

16.63

18.98

18.96

Software Developer, Applications

46.82

36.40

56.84

60.64

Software Developer, Systems Software

49.23

40.26

58.71

55.38

Supervisor, Administrative & Office Workers

24.33

22.25

27.22

n/a

Supervisor, Retail Sales Workers

18.57

18.54

19.72

n/a

Truck Driver, Heavy & Tractor-Trailer

20.78

22.83

20.81

21.39

Urban/Regional Planner

37.56

38.76

39.62

37.10

Sources: Beureau of Labor Statistics updated March 2017