The best source of occupational information at the county level is from the 2000 Census. The total number of persons 16 years of age or older who were employed in Andrews County during the 2000 Census was 5,064. The following presents a table of those employed by occupational categories for Andrews:

Occupational Categories Count Area Statewide
Mgmt., Professional Occs 1,322 20.3 33.7
Service Occupations 1,080 16.6 16.9
Sales and Office Occupations 1,596 24.5 25.7
Farming/Fishing/Forestry Occs 64 1.3 0.7
Constr., Extraction Occs 1,368 21.0 11.6
Production, Transport. Occs 1,157 17.7 12.1


Texas Workforce Commission reported an average weekly wage during 4th quarter of 2003 for all covered wages and salaried employment in the Andrews County region to be $612.00.

In Andrews County, Texas, a worker can expect to earn a median cash salary of $25,445 or $12.25 per hour. Half of the people in this job earn between $17,230 ($8.30 per hour) and $40,280 ($19,35 per hour) (i.e. between the 25th and 75th percentiles). An entry level worker can expect to earn $15,135 ($7.30 per hour) while an experienced worker can expect to earn $41,935 ($20.15 per hour).

Annual wages have been calculated by multiplying the hourly wage by a “year-round, full-time” figure of 2,080 hours. These estimates are based on mail surveys taken of establishments in the area between October, 1999 and August, 2003 and have a relative standard error of 6.54%.