Nearly 377,000 people are employed in the Dayton metro area doing all sorts of jobs, ranging from cooking up hamburgers to performing life-saving surgery.
Most commonly, what people earn in the Dayton area is less than the national average.
On average, Dayton workers in all occupations earn $23.86 per hour, which is 5 percent less than their national counterparts.
Here is a list of the average pay of a variety of occupation categories in the Dayton metro area. The area includes Montgomery, Greene and Miami counties. The data comes from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.