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PINC-06. Occupation of Longest Job in 2008 -- People 15 Years Old and Over, by Total Money Earnings in 2008, Work Experience in 2008, Race, Hispanic Origin, and Sex

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Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Survey, 2009 Annual Social and Economic Supplement.

(Numbers in thousands. People 15 years old and over as of March of the following year. A.O.I.C. stands for alone or in combination)

  Total with earnings $1 to $2,499 or loss $2,500 to $4,999 $5,000 to $7,499 $7,500 to $9,999 $10,000 to $12,499 $12,500 to $14,999 $15,000 to $17,499 $17,500 to $19,999 $20,000 to $22,499 $22,500 to $24,999 $25,000 to $27,499 $27,500 to $29,999
Both Sexes
Total Work Experience
15 Years and Over
White alone, not Hispanic
  Total 109,244 6,028 4,369 4,254 3,023 4,915 2,621 4,468 2,524 5,274 2,865 4,904 2,560
Management, professional, and related
  occupations
42,547 1,211 704 847 563 1,121 613 1,057 536 1,338 629 1,159 709
 Management, business, and financial
    operations occupations
18,161 336 191 257 163 370 175 380 177 459 245 464 292
  Management occupations 13,187 240 127 187 120 254 145 276 123 344 167 321 214
    Chief Executives, General and Operations
        Managers
2,388 19 7 7 5 10 22 28 2 28 15 23 32
    Legislators 33 3 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
    All other Managers 10,767 217 117 178 115 244 123 249 121 315 152 298 182
  Business and financial operations
      occupations
4,973 96 64 70 43 116 30 104 54 115 78 143 78
    Business Operations Specialists 2,458 46 34 39 21 55 17 45 32 65 41 48 47
    Financial Specialists 2,515 50 30 31 22 60 14 58 22 50 37 95 31
 Professional and related occupations 24,387 875 513 590 400 751 438 677 358 878 384 695 416
  Computer and mathematical occupations 2,582 26 32 28 16 24 12 29 20 26 20 38 24
    Computer scientists, analysts, programmers,
        engineers, and administrators
2,451 26 32 28 16 24 12 27 17 26 20 38 24
    Actuaries 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Matematicians, Statisticians, Operations
        Research and other Math Occupations
117 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 0 0 0 0
  Architecture and engineering occupations 2,191 21 10 13 18 31 15 22 16 51 14 65 22
    Architects, except naval 157 0 0 7 0 5 7 0 1 4 0 1 0
    Surveyors, Cartographers, and
        phonogrammetrists
47 2 2 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3
    Engineers 1,438 11 1 1 6 22 4 12 5 25 5 37 8
    Drafters, Engineering technicians, and
        Surveying and mapping technicians
549 9 6 4 10 4 4 10 8 22 9 27 11
  Life, physical, and social science
      occupations
1,055 30 14 18 14 4 21 38 7 32 18 23 16
    Astronomers and Physicists 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Economists 18 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
    Psychologists and Sociologists 172 8 4 0 1 1 0 20 0 4 2 5 0
    All other scientists 663 8 1 9 9 2 14 11 5 18 13 11 13
    Science technicians 192 13 8 9 4 0 7 7 3 10 3 4 3
  Community and social services occupations 1,607 54 44 52 23 56 41 54 31 63 49 82 48
  Legal occupations 1,430 27 7 17 4 30 1 17 19 46 21 18 32
    Lawyers, Judges, and Magistrates 947 17 0 11 3 9 1 7 9 7 6 10 2
    Paralegals, Legal assistants, and Legal
        support workers
482 11 7 6 1 21 0 9 10 39 15 8 30
  Education, training, and library
        occupations
7,426 393 266 293 219 354 223 334 151 355 131 216 118
    Postsecondary teachers 1,059 34 24 48 31 45 24 37 24 56 13 26 9
    All other teachers 5,298 274 172 183 128 193 117 206 48 211 89 152 83
    Archivists, Curators, Museum technicians,
        Librarians, and Other technicians and
        assistants
1,069 84 71 62 60 115 82 91 79 88 29 39 27
  Arts, design, entertainment, sports,
      and media occupations
2,363 259 84 105 50 128 58 57 23 89 48 75 41
  Healthcare practitioner and technical
      occupations
5,733 63 57 64 57 124 66 127 92 215 82 177 113
    Doctors 888 7 2 1 1 7 1 10 0 18 0 4 3
    Nurses 2,633 27 21 26 16 32 39 45 34 77 28 74 51
    All other health and technical occupations 2,212 30 34 37 40 86 26 71 58 120 54 99 60
Service occupations 16,445 2,138 1,450 1,380 974 1,381 661 1,155 557 1,052 532 784 372
 Healthcare support occupations 1,957 114 104 104 99 159 75 140 97 184 112 149 76
 Protective service occupations 2,108 118 90 81 42 55 24 77 28 62 56 80 57
  Supervisors 206 0 0 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 4 3
  Fire fighters and Police 801 12 0 3 3 10 1 0 3 11 10 19 9
  All other protective service occupations 1,100 106 89 76 36 46 21 77 24 51 46 58 45
 Food preparation and serving related
    occupations
5,612 879 681 650 419 612 276 446 211 361 148 201 101
  Supervisors 411 11 25 22 17 32 20 35 22 52 23 39 20
  Chefs and Cooks 1,418 160 116 167 108 183 88 133 67 102 57 35 28
  All other food preparation occupations 3,784 709 539 461 295 396 168 277 123 207 68 127 53
 Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance
    occupations
3,045 376 224 237 163 251 129 242 128 207 129 172 77
  Supervisors 390 15 10 5 9 19 11 15 25 11 10 23 12
  All other maintenance occupations 2,655 361 214 233 154 233 118 226 103 196 119 150 65
 Personal care and service occupations 3,723 651 351 308 251 303 157 250 94 239 88 182 61
  Supervisors 270 7 15 3 13 7 4 9 4 27 9 20 4
  All other personal care and service
      occupations
3,453 644 336 305 238 296 154 241 90 211 79 162 57
Sales and office occupations 27,135 1,646 1,469 1,289 904 1,503 807 1,288 798 1,588 964 1,690 801
 Sales and related occupations 12,936 961 899 650 514 795 362 643 342 601 231 587 276
  Supervisors 3,772 102 69 69 46 106 40 154 107 184 92 202 117
  Cashiers 2,213 364 365 295 211 221 107 163 70 101 50 64 22
  Insurance sales agents 449 4 14 8 14 16 0 10 14 14 7 13 11
  Real estate brokers and sales agents 835 40 46 18 19 46 19 37 15 36 6 62 14
  All other sales and related occupations 5,667 451 405 260 225 406 196 279 137 266 78 246 112
 Office and administrative support
    occupations
14,199 685 569 639 390 707 445 645 455 987 733 1,103 525
  Supervisors 1,320 11 16 30 8 26 23 28 8 55 51 80 53
  Postal workers 305 1 5 2 5 3 0 3 0 7 6 2 0
  All other office and administrative support
      occupations
12,574 673 549 607 376 678 422 614 448 926 676 1,021 472
Natural resources, construction, and
  maintenance occupations
10,703 422 296 324 263 376 200 382 221 630 294 523 311
 Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 600 95 49 49 10 33 21 21 15 69 16 34 12
  Supervisors 38 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 8 3 0 0
  All other farming, fishing, and forestry
      occupations
562 95 49 49 10 32 21 20 15 61 13 34 12
 Construction and extraction occupations 6,003 250 176 197 169 221 109 239 126 410 136 302 165
  Construction 5,842 246 173 196 168 212 109 239 123 402 136 298 161
    Supervisors 652 8 9 9 2 5 4 5 0 20 6 10 5
    Brickmasons, blockmasons, and stonemasons 132 4 8 9 7 0 1 8 0 4 11 13 13
    Carpenters 1,113 46 30 45 27 56 14 45 33 136 31 80 43
    Electricians 685 12 5 0 8 7 1 9 0 44 4 24 29
    Painters and paperhangers 367 31 21 31 14 29 11 22 22 25 12 19 11
    Sheet metal workers 109 4 2 2 0 2 0 2 3 5 6 6 5
    Structural iron and steel workers 75 2 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 6 0 0
    All other constrution trades 2,710 140 95 99 106 113 78 148 65 166 60 147 57
  Extraction workers 162 3 3 1 1 9 0 0 3 7 0 4 4
 Installation, maintenance, and repair
    occupations
4,100 77 71 77 84 122 70 121 80 151 142 188 134
  Supervisors 315 7 1 0 3 0 0 0 4 7 7 6 8
  Aircraft mechanics and service 110 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 5 0 2 5
  Auto, bus, truck, heavy equipment,
      mechanics
1,138 37 11 17 32 47 26 41 21 42 42 59 60
  Heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration
      mechanics and installers
272 2 6 7 4 4 3 1 2 21 15 7 3
  Electrical power-line and telecommunications
      line installers and repairers
287 2 4 7 4 4 9 5 1 2 8 14 5
  All other occupations 1,978 28 49 46 39 67 31 73 51 75 69 101 54
Production, transportation, and material
  moving occupations
11,826 609 444 407 317 521 333 569 399 648 440 726 344
 Production occupations 5,787 208 173 134 102 232 151 251 202 308 237 389 181
  Supervisors 590 2 2 4 0 2 6 3 14 14 12 19 14
  All other occupations 5,197 207 171 130 102 230 145 248 188 293 225 370 167
 Transportation and material moving
    occupations
6,039 401 272 273 215 289 182 318 198 340 204 337 162
  Supervisors 155 0 6 0 2 0 2 4 2 1 5 9 8
  Aircraft pilots and flight engineers 135 0 0 0 0 4 0 3 0 3 0 3 0
  Air traffic controllers and airfield
      operation specialists
31 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Auto, bus, truck, ambulance, taxi drivers 3,101 100 103 139 88 139 85 146 96 183 92 181 80
  Rail and subway workers 113 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 6 4 0 0 2
  Ship captains and engineers 46 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
  All other transportation occupations 2,458 297 163 133 126 145 94 162 93 149 107 142 72
Armed Forces 588 2 5 7 1 13 7 17 13 18 4 22 25

 

  $30,000 to $32,499 $32,500 to $34,999 $35,000 to $37,499 $37,500 to $39,999 $40,000 to $42,499 $42,500 to $44,999 $45,000 to $47,499 $47,500 to $49,999 $50,000 to $52,499 $52,500 to $54,999 $55,000 to $57,499 $57,500 to $59,999 $60,000 to $62,499
Both Sexes
Total Work Experience
15 Years and Over
White alone, not Hispanic
  Total 6,056 1,849 4,908 2,051 5,162 1,378 3,486 1,582 4,898 1,080 2,255 888 3,345
Management, professional, and related
  occupations
1,843 628 1,698 766 2,171 647 1,602 769 2,413 564 1,200 516 1,863
 Management, business, and financial
    operations occupations
748 220 678 303 911 203 649 283 1,063 195 470 178 810
  Management occupations 487 169 444 174 567 134 450 169 712 134 309 125 613
    Chief Executives, General and Operations
        Managers
50 26 29 25 67 32 99 25 112 20 42 24 90
    Legislators 1 3 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 0 0 3 0
    All other Managers 436 140 415 149 500 100 351 144 599 115 267 99 523
  Business and financial operations
      occupations
261 51 234 129 343 69 199 114 352 61 161 52 197
    Business Operations Specialists 104 19 127 65 165 43 118 63 197 39 81 27 93
    Financial Specialists 157 32 108 65 179 25 81 51 155 22 80 26 104
 Professional and related occupations 1,095 408 1,020 463 1,261 445 953 486 1,349 369 730 338 1,053
  Computer and mathematical occupations 84 29 64 42 95 31 86 37 123 42 80 54 119
    Computer scientists, analysts, programmers,
        engineers, and administrators
84 27 62 40 91 23 82 37 120 39 76 54 119
    Actuaries 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0
    Matematicians, Statisticians, Operations
        Research and other Math Occupations
0 1 2 3 4 7 4 0 3 2 1 0 0
  Architecture and engineering occupations 47 19 63 17 84 26 59 28 124 35 76 25 130
    Architects, except naval 0 0 0 0 7 3 4 1 10 0 19 2 7
    Surveyors, Cartographers, and
        phonogrammetrists
2 4 1 0 6 0 5 1 2 1 3 0 0
    Engineers 18 5 33 5 36 9 24 8 52 23 41 18 83
    Drafters, Engineering technicians, and
        Surveying and mapping technicians
27 10 29 12 35 14 26 17 61 11 12 6 40
  Life, physical, and social science
      occupations
33 17 50 27 52 21 52 20 56 11 18 19 48
    Astronomers and Physicists 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Economists 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
    Psychologists and Sociologists 3 4 3 7 2 0 9 0 10 3 5 0 16
    All other scientists 17 8 28 15 34 12 33 15 35 7 8 19 29
    Science technicians 14 5 19 4 15 9 9 6 9 0 4 0 3
  Community and social services occupations 115 51 126 48 105 37 45 43 95 31 45 15 52
  Legal occupations 35 24 36 14 47 12 35 10 82 13 35 9 58
    Lawyers, Judges, and Magistrates 4 5 6 0 15 5 13 6 43 1 23 3 29
    Paralegals, Legal assistants, and Legal
        support workers
31 19 30 14 32 7 22 4 39 13 12 6 29
  Education, training, and library
        occupations
323 133 336 171 419 170 363 180 402 148 200 96 244
    Postsecondary teachers 38 16 24 24 41 23 26 8 53 12 15 5 25
    All other teachers 258 105 275 140 355 137 320 165 337 131 173 78 212
    Archivists, Curators, Museum technicians,
        Librarians, and Other technicians and
        assistants
28 12 36 7 23 10 17 7 12 6 13 13 7
  Arts, design, entertainment, sports,
      and media occupations
164 43 111 44 107 36 61 32 101 18 53 34 89
  Healthcare practitioner and technical
      occupations
294 92 235 99 353 112 253 135 366 72 224 87 312
    Doctors 9 3 6 3 14 2 21 13 27 1 21 3 23
    Nurses 153 56 117 67 195 66 130 81 222 45 122 45 201
    All other health and technical occupations 131 33 112 30 145 43 103 41 117 26 81 39 87
Service occupations 791 224 494 196 454 82 194 86 286 68 116 38 145
 Healthcare support occupations 179 62 101 27 51 6 31 4 16 8 8 3 13
 Protective service occupations 94 51 92 44 123 18 55 36 113 28 67 25 82
  Supervisors 3 14 16 2 13 0 10 10 21 1 7 0 6
  Fire fighters and Police 26 9 26 16 59 8 21 23 70 16 36 15 58
  All other protective service occupations 64 28 50 26 50 11 25 3 21 11 25 9 18
 Food preparation and serving related
    occupations
173 46 104 27 81 13 28 11 37 19 7 2 12
  Supervisors 20 6 14 2 11 4 8 4 16 3 0 0 2
  Chefs and Cooks 29 4 38 12 20 8 12 3 6 2 4 0 7
  All other food preparation occupations 125 37 52 13 51 2 8 4 16 15 4 1 3
 Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance
    occupations
159 22 88 48 95 24 42 23 61 9 21 6 12
  Supervisors 20 4 22 13 25 8 23 11 23 5 9 1 10
  All other maintenance occupations 139 18 66 35 70 17 19 12 38 4 12 5 2
 Personal care and service occupations 186 42 109 50 105 20 39 12 58 4 12 2 26
  Supervisors 22 2 28 9 21 2 9 0 14 1 0 0 3
  All other personal care and service
      occupations
164 40 81 42 84 18 30 12 44 3 12 2 24
Sales and office occupations 1,736 500 1,360 588 1,183 325 789 297 1,033 185 453 157 556
 Sales and related occupations 632 124 451 190 411 111 355 133 521 83 234 85 311
  Supervisors 307 53 223 80 166 55 163 61 244 39 76 48 140
  Cashiers 41 14 41 8 20 0 3 4 5 0 9 0 0
  Insurance sales agents 26 1 21 13 24 5 12 4 29 3 21 1 20
  Real estate brokers and sales agents 47 9 14 6 27 6 41 7 40 6 16 7 25
  All other sales and related occupations 211 47 151 83 173 45 136 56 203 35 112 28 126
 Office and administrative support
    occupations
1,104 376 910 398 772 214 434 164 512 101 219 72 246
  Supervisors 113 37 112 53 139 25 46 13 92 18 33 10 57
  Postal workers 12 0 13 3 29 7 22 7 58 17 38 9 32
  All other office and administrative support
      occupations
979 339 785 342 604 183 365 144 362 66 148 53 157
Natural resources, construction, and
  maintenance occupations
779 202 634 222 675 135 441 204 600 136 270 94 420
 Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 37 8 16 12 33 5 10 1 8 3 1 3 7
  Supervisors 1 0 1 0 8 0 2 1 0 0 0 3 1
  All other farming, fishing, and forestry
      occupations
37 8 15 12 25 5 7 0 8 3 1 0 7
 Construction and extraction occupations 469 103 348 113 367 65 206 110 340 56 150 36 249
  Construction 460 98 341 111 359 65 203 108 328 55 127 32 240
    Supervisors 33 17 33 33 70 10 26 9 68 4 23 4 47
    Brickmasons, blockmasons, and stonemasons 22 1 4 1 1 0 1 4 0 1 4 0 1
    Carpenters 109 20 112 17 54 5 27 17 58 9 6 3 23
    Electricians 50 9 30 20 54 13 31 25 57 12 27 6 59
    Painters and paperhangers 15 1 7 1 30 8 6 0 16 0 8 0 9
    Sheet metal workers 14 0 9 0 4 2 0 0 5 0 6 2 3
    Structural iron and steel workers 13 0 3 1 3 0 9 0 8 0 0 0 12
    All other constrution trades 204 50 143 38 143 27 104 54 116 28 54 17 85
  Extraction workers 9 5 7 2 9 0 3 1 12 2 23 4 9
 Installation, maintenance, and repair
    occupations
272 91 270 97 275 64 225 93 252 76 118 55 164
  Supervisors 14 6 28 4 19 7 19 8 12 12 7 3 18
  Aircraft mechanics and service 8 0 13 5 6 5 1 12 7 0 2 0 7
  Auto, bus, truck, heavy equipment,
      mechanics
79 32 80 25 65 22 78 23 72 10 44 13 30
  Heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration
      mechanics and installers
28 5 15 4 20 5 14 5 27 2 8 10 10
  Electrical power-line and telecommunications
      line installers and repairers
20 1 18 8 17 5 19 4 16 3 5 0 11
  All other occupations 124 47 117 51 149 20 94 40 118 50 52 30 89
Production, transportation, and material
  moving occupations
852 294 686 251 650 183 424 218 520 125 190 80 323
 Production occupations 478 172 398 124 354 109 213 96 276 67 93 38 157
  Supervisors 25 20 40 12 45 15 28 15 53 13 30 10 32
  All other occupations 453 152 358 112 309 95 184 81 223 54 63 28 125
 Transportation and material moving
    occupations
374 122 288 127 296 74 211 122 244 59 97 42 166
  Supervisors 0 0 9 0 18 0 12 0 13 0 5 4 7
  Aircraft pilots and flight engineers 3 0 10 0 9 0 2 0 0 0 5 0 2
  Air traffic controllers and airfield
      operation specialists
0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 12 0 0 0 0
  Auto, bus, truck, ambulance, taxi drivers 205 71 164 87 162 45 142 89 151 42 72 14 109
  Rail and subway workers 4 6 1 3 6 4 3 0 6 1 0 1 7
  Ship captains and engineers 2 1 3 1 0 1 1 0 2 2 0 0 0
  All other transportation occupations 160 44 99 36 101 20 51 33 59 13 15 23 40
Armed Forces 55 2 36 28 28 5 36 7 46 2 27 3 39

 

  $62,500 to $64,999 $65,000 to $67,499 $67,500 to $69,999 $70,000 to $72,499 $72,500 to $74,999 $75,000 to $77,499 $77,500 to $79,999 $80,000 to $82,499 $82,500 to $84,999 $85,000 to $87,499 $87,500 to $89,999 $90,000 to $92,499 $92,500 to $94,999
Both Sexes
Total Work Experience
15 Years and Over
White alone, not Hispanic
  Total 716 1,946 623 2,252 479 1,651 472 1,671 306 891 283 1,092 183
Management, professional, and related
  occupations
409 1,194 365 1,378 300 1,032 267 1,062 202 610 179 766 120
 Management, business, and financial
    operations occupations
161 527 166 645 142 536 116 513 102 289 84 407 65
  Management occupations 117 342 117 470 103 445 82 362 86 213 75 310 47
    Chief Executives, General and Operations
        Managers
22 40 17 94 5 73 16 49 8 45 8 61 8
    Legislators 2 0 0 2 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    All other Managers 93 303 100 374 98 368 66 313 78 168 67 249 38
  Business and financial operations
      occupations
44 184 49 175 39 90 34 151 16 76 9 97 18
    Business Operations Specialists 28 97 29 79 29 49 10 63 6 41 6 46 14
    Financial Specialists 16 88 20 96 10 41 24 88 10 34 3 51 4
 Professional and related occupations 248 667 200 733 158 496 151 550 101 321 95 359 55
  Computer and mathematical occupations 21 145 38 119 25 97 37 107 25 86 13 73 9
    Computer scientists, analysts, programmers,
        engineers, and administrators
19 136 29 109 25 94 33 99 25 80 11 70 9
    Actuaries 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
    Matematicians, Statisticians, Operations
        Research and other Math Occupations
1 9 9 10 0 3 3 6 0 5 2 3 0
  Architecture and engineering occupations 37 77 27 113 24 70 21 95 17 71 18 81 15
    Architects, except naval 3 3 6 8 0 0 0 5 0 3 1 1 2
    Surveyors, Cartographers, and
        phonogrammetrists
4 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 0
    Engineers 24 62 21 94 10 66 19 75 17 68 15 62 11
    Drafters, Engineering technicians, and
        Surveying and mapping technicians
5 13 0 9 14 4 2 15 0 0 2 12 3
  Life, physical, and social science
      occupations
6 33 15 25 4 20 7 34 9 24 9 21 1
    Astronomers and Physicists 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
    Economists 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0
    Psychologists and Sociologists 2 3 3 7 0 8 0 9 0 12 3 4 0
    All other scientists 2 24 9 15 4 10 7 21 8 11 4 15 1
    Science technicians 3 5 4 3 0 2 0 3 0 0 0 2 0
  Community and social services occupations 19 34 12 35 3 13 5 17 5 6 2 7 4
  Legal occupations 23 24 4 47 11 25 5 27 4 4 0 22 4
    Lawyers, Judges, and Magistrates 11 12 3 42 11 25 3 19 4 4 0 22 4
    Paralegals, Legal assistants, and Legal
        support workers
13 11 0 4 0 0 2 7 0 0 0 0 0
  Education, training, and library
        occupations
65 154 37 176 38 113 34 106 11 68 24 67 11
    Postsecondary teachers 5 31 7 43 6 15 5 28 2 21 10 23 7
    All other teachers 59 115 27 126 30 94 25 70 6 48 14 42 3
    Archivists, Curators, Museum technicians,
        Librarians, and Other technicians and
        assistants
1 8 3 7 2 4 4 7 3 0 0 3 1
  Arts, design, entertainment, sports,
      and media occupations
15 48 16 46 8 31 12 52 0 18 4 23 1
  Healthcare practitioner and technical
      occupations
62 153 52 171 45 126 30 113 28 45 26 66 10
    Doctors 3 5 1 5 9 24 2 21 5 11 2 9 3
    Nurses 34 100 34 106 24 64 21 46 6 16 18 22 6
    All other health and technical occupations 25 47 16 60 12 38 8 46 17 18 5 35 2
Service occupations 53 73 42 81 18 84 36 64 14 39 10 45 9
 Healthcare support occupations 0 5 0 1 3 5 9 4 0 3 0 0 0
 Protective service occupations 25 41 25 57 13 36 23 45 14 32 9 26 2
  Supervisors 1 3 4 2 6 7 5 13 2 10 0 7 0
  Fire fighters and Police 15 24 15 44 7 21 18 28 10 17 2 19 1
  All other protective service occupations 9 14 6 11 1 7 0 4 2 5 7 0 0
 Food preparation and serving related
    occupations
10 5 1 1 1 11 0 4 0 3 0 2 1
  Supervisors 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Chefs and Cooks 10 3 1 0 1 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
  All other food preparation occupations 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 3 0 2 0
 Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance
    occupations
4 12 0 13 1 16 0 6 0 0 2 17 5
  Supervisors 4 3 0 7 1 3 0 3 0 0 2 7 5
  All other maintenance occupations 0 10 0 6 0 12 0 4 0 0 0 10 0
 Personal care and service occupations 14 9 16 10 0 16 4 5 0 1 0 0 1
  Supervisors 9 5 8 0 0 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
  All other personal care and service
      occupations
5 4 8 10 0 11 1 5 0 1 0 0 1
Sales and office occupations 127 299 73 326 72 250 49 262 39 86 35 148 16
 Sales and related occupations 75 175 41 223 52 197 26 199 31 52 26 112 8
  Supervisors 33 68 21 69 13 73 14 78 6 26 4 20 4
  Cashiers 5 2 0 8 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Insurance sales agents 4 5 3 14 8 7 0 14 2 0 0 8 0
  Real estate brokers and sales agents 8 10 0 31 1 18 3 20 4 3 0 17 0
  All other sales and related occupations 25 90 17 101 30 94 10 87 19 22 22 67 5
 Office and administrative support
    occupations
52 124 32 103 20 53 22 63 8 34 10 36 8
  Supervisors 9 24 13 24 11 10 0 24 0 10 1 4 2
  Postal workers 7 3 0 6 0 2 4 1 0 0 0 0 0
  All other office and administrative support
      occupations
36 97 19 72 10 42 18 38 8 24 8 32 7
Natural resources, construction, and
  maintenance occupations
67 219 62 281 52 153 48 152 28 99 32 63 21
 Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 0 1 1 5 1 0 0 7 3 3 0 0 0
  Supervisors 0 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0
  All other farming, fishing, and forestry
      occupations
0 1 0 3 0 0 0 7 0 3 0 0 0
 Construction and extraction occupations 20 117 31 153 18 89 19 80 17 57 13 31 13
  Construction 19 113 31 143 18 84 18 78 15 54 13 30 13
    Supervisors 6 18 9 23 0 25 2 16 3 18 3 9 4
    Brickmasons, blockmasons, and stonemasons 0 1 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 1 0
    Carpenters 1 13 2 9 1 10 0 8 0 6 0 0 0
    Electricians 2 16 2 45 0 6 6 24 4 6 4 8 5
    Painters and paperhangers 1 2 0 1 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Sheet metal workers 3 5 2 0 0 3 2 1 0 0 0 2 0
    Structural iron and steel workers 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0
    All other constrution trades 6 56 16 59 17 33 8 30 3 22 6 8 3
  Extraction workers 1 4 0 10 0 5 1 2 2 3 0 1 0
 Installation, maintenance, and repair
    occupations
47 100 31 123 33 64 28 65 8 38 18 31 8
  Supervisors 3 16 9 17 12 7 3 1 0 3 0 9 0
  Aircraft mechanics and service 0 1 1 11 0 6 0 4 0 0 0 1 0
  Auto, bus, truck, heavy equipment,
      mechanics
13 19 3 16 5 12 8 11 0 2 9 8 0
  Heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration
      mechanics and installers
2 8 0 6 0 0 10 2 3 6 2 0 0
  Electrical power-line and telecommunications
      line installers and repairers
1 7 4 16 6 8 3 15 1 4 0 2 3
  All other occupations 28 50 13 57 10 31 4 33 5 24 8 11 5
Production, transportation, and material
  moving occupations
58 155 76 155 36 127 66 119 19 49 24 52 13
 Production occupations 32 81 46 76 16 70 33 65 13 31 6 29 4
  Supervisors 8 17 9 16 1 17 5 30 4 8 3 8 0
  All other occupations 24 64 37 59 15 53 29 35 9 23 3 21 4
 Transportation and material moving
    occupations
26 74 30 79 20 57 33 54 7 18 18 23 9
  Supervisors 3 12 6 4 2 2 0 1 1 5 0 2 0
  Aircraft pilots and flight engineers 4 3 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 2 9 0 0
  Air traffic controllers and airfield
      operation specialists
0 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 0
  Auto, bus, truck, ambulance, taxi drivers 9 51 14 43 17 35 27 32 4 5 4 5 9
  Rail and subway workers 9 0 5 8 0 7 2 10 0 1 0 5 0
  Ship captains and engineers 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 8 0 0 0 3 0
  All other transportation occupations 1 6 5 23 1 9 0 2 1 6 4 5 0
Armed Forces 2 7 4 31 0 5 5 11 3 8 3 19 5

 

    Median earnings Mean earnings Gini ratio
$95,000 to $97,499 $97,500 to $99,999 $100,000 and over Value (Dol.) Standard error (Dol.) Value (Dol.) Standard error (Dol.) Ratio Standard error
Both Sexes
Total Work Experience
15 Years and Over
White alone, not Hispanic
  Total 564 216 9,159 33,531 250 45,409 205 0.472 0.0028
Management, professional, and related
  occupations
392 168 6,935 50,687 119 65,244 420 0.409 0.0044
 Management, business, and financial
    operations occupations
192 96 3,901 56,684 401 75,244 727 0.382 0.0066
  Management occupations 153 72 3,190 60,822 262 79,795 922 0.377 0.0076
    Chief Executives, General and Operations
        Managers
24 13 1,068 86,854 2,487 119,196 2,846 0.243 0.0163
    Legislators 0 0 5 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B)
    All other Managers 129 59 2,116 56,165 543 70,947 895 0.409 0.0085
  Business and financial operations
      occupations
39 24 711 50,662 280 63,175 1,011 0.388 0.0128
    Business Operations Specialists 28 10 292 50,436 351 58,206 1,107 0.357 0.0173
    Financial Specialists 11 14 419 50,950 453 68,031 1,675 0.409 0.0183
 Professional and related occupations 200 72 3,034 46,384 229 57,797 487 0.419 0.0058
  Computer and mathematical occupations 46 21 541 66,556 490 73,499 1,456 0.328 0.0164
    Computer scientists, analysts, programmers,
        engineers, and administrators
43 21 504 66,143 510 72,930 1,508 0.330 0.0169
    Actuaries 0 0 9 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B)
    Matematicians, Statisticians, Operations
        Research and other Math Occupations
3 0 28 71,415 3,122 76,590 3,423 0.266 0.0757
  Architecture and engineering occupations 47 18 430 65,945 847 73,942 1,612 0.330 0.0179
    Architects, except naval 5 0 42 62,304 4,041 100,101 13,956 0.365 0.0717
    Surveyors, Cartographers, and
        phonogrammetrists
0 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B)
    Engineers 35 14 356 75,700 1,117 81,373 1,755 0.296 0.0218
    Drafters, Engineering technicians, and
        Surveying and mapping technicians
7 4 33 47,185 1,498 49,336 1,378 0.299 0.0333
  Life, physical, and social science
      occupations
14 1 171 50,855 810 62,732 2,075 0.381 0.0267
    Astronomers and Physicists 0 1 7 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B)
    Economists 0 0 9 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B)
    Psychologists and Sociologists 3 0 8 53,040 4,555 52,105 2,600 0.342 0.0548
    All other scientists 11 0 147 58,093 2,773 71,743 3,004 0.355 0.0336
    Science technicians 0 0 1 35,657 1,555 33,850 1,707 0.343 0.0516
  Community and social services occupations 2 4 35 35,802 445 37,874 817 0.337 0.0192
  Legal occupations 1 6 575 70,763 2,379 110,357 3,949 0.301 0.0209
    Lawyers, Judges, and Magistrates 1 6 544 100,000 (NA) 144,217 5,502 0.130 0.0240
    Paralegals, Legal assistants, and Legal
        support workers
0 0 30 38,346 1,665 43,876 1,724 0.337 0.0398
  Education, training, and library
        occupations
49 7 225 36,513 359 38,599 414 0.399 0.0091
    Postsecondary teachers 15 3 157 44,221 1,858 55,135 1,655 0.436 0.0257
    All other teachers 34 4 61 40,112 420 38,699 426 0.345 0.0098
    Archivists, Curators, Museum technicians,
        Librarians, and Other technicians and
        assistants
0 0 7 16,631 501 21,733 712 0.445 0.0264
  Arts, design, entertainment, sports,
      and media occupations
10 4 167 32,558 1,027 43,569 1,462 0.494 0.0195
  Healthcare practitioner and technical
      occupations
30 11 890 50,373 289 66,858 1,139 0.395 0.0125
    Doctors 4 1 582 100,000 (NA) 160,682 5,339 0.044 0.0233
    Nurses 16 5 144 49,390 799 50,612 593 0.273 0.0149
    All other health and technical occupations 11 5 164 41,495 454 48,509 1,118 0.376 0.0184
Service occupations 25 7 236 15,517 155 21,258 236 0.504 0.0070
 Healthcare support occupations 0 0 5 21,191 337 22,140 434 0.358 0.0174
 Protective service occupations 19 7 139 40,098 907 44,606 879 0.404 0.0174
  Supervisors 1 1 30 55,576 4,558 65,858 2,702 0.281 0.0565
  Fire fighters and Police 18 6 93 59,087 1,701 62,849 1,428 0.267 0.0279
  All other protective service occupations 0 0 17 23,753 1,015 27,331 887 0.454 0.0249
 Food preparation and serving related
    occupations
2 0 25 10,721 171 14,438 357 0.490 0.0128
  Supervisors 1 0 2 21,036 542 22,279 787 0.330 0.0374
  Chefs and Cooks 0 0 6 12,159 287 15,800 451 0.442 0.0227
  All other food preparation occupations 2 0 18 9,047 291 13,077 491 0.515 0.0174
 Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance
    occupations
0 0 23 16,457 319 20,409 500 0.461 0.0151
  Supervisors 0 0 16 35,596 2,258 38,385 1,851 0.370 0.0413
  All other maintenance occupations 0 0 7 15,161 391 17,769 479 0.447 0.0155
 Personal care and service occupations 4 0 42 12,477 400 18,551 451 0.519 0.0152
  Supervisors 2 0 9 31,614 2,005 39,023 3,282 0.406 0.0627
  All other personal care and service
      occupations
2 0 33 11,711 277 16,948 398 0.515 0.0151
Sales and office occupations 82 16 1,347 26,941 136 35,790 344 0.475 0.0060
 Sales and related occupations 57 16 1,142 26,994 271 42,301 658 0.534 0.0085
  Supervisors 27 7 366 38,001 886 50,536 1,117 0.413 0.0153
  Cashiers 0 1 12 8,473 312 13,190 723 0.535 0.0290
  Insurance sales agents 2 2 74 46,560 3,732 67,577 5,179 0.459 0.0446
  Real estate brokers and sales agents 3 0 107 35,599 3,780 56,697 3,117 0.506 0.0332
  All other sales and related occupations 24 7 583 26,349 428 44,066 1,069 0.544 0.0125
 Office and administrative support
    occupations
25 0 205 26,912 151 29,859 257 0.371 0.0069
  Supervisors 6 0 47 37,971 832 41,699 759 0.287 0.0217
  Postal workers 0 0 2 51,161 423 47,840 1,105 0.167 0.0379
  All other office and administrative support
      occupations
18 0 156 25,778 153 28,180 274 0.377 0.0074
Natural resources, construction, and
  maintenance occupations
28 8 338 35,502 228 39,400 383 0.371 0.0078
 Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 1 0 8 20,179 1,048 22,373 1,032 0.489 0.0342
  Supervisors 0 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B)
  All other farming, fishing, and forestry
      occupations
1 0 8 18,269 1,834 21,174 1,047 0.494 0.0360
 Construction and extraction occupations 22 8 203 33,289 951 39,297 596 0.394 0.0110
  Construction 21 7 194 32,486 636 39,018 609 0.396 0.0113
    Supervisors 2 0 52 50,377 995 56,969 1,922 0.312 0.0341
    Brickmasons, blockmasons, and stonemasons 0 0 5 27,965 1,265 35,665 4,105 0.450 0.0959
    Carpenters 0 4 13 28,246 1,006 30,040 671 0.334 0.0227
    Electricians 0 1 22 47,039 1,274 52,991 2,977 0.317 0.0363
    Painters and paperhangers 0 0 8 20,216 1,139 26,348 1,656 0.466 0.0472
    Sheet metal workers 7 1 2 36,144 4,314 44,115 2,848 0.319 0.0695
    Structural iron and steel workers 0 0 2 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B)
    All other constrution trades 12 0 90 30,989 356 36,424 819 0.419 0.0166
  Extraction workers 1 0 9 51,769 2,440 49,370 2,372 0.305 0.0593
 Installation, maintenance, and repair
    occupations
6 0 127 40,012 613 42,044 447 0.318 0.0118
  Supervisors 4 0 31 52,095 2,117 57,664 2,180 0.288 0.0461
  Aircraft mechanics and service 0 0 5 48,043 2,627 50,887 2,539 0.241 0.0727
  Auto, bus, truck, heavy equipment,
      mechanics
0 0 26 35,753 591 37,633 755 0.312 0.0219
  Heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration
      mechanics and installers
0 0 7 41,045 1,450 42,243 1,517 0.269 0.0425
  Electrical power-line and telecommunications
      line installers and repairers
0 0 24 46,064 1,516 51,849 2,086 0.328 0.0467
  All other occupations 2 0 34 38,363 1,119 40,154 591 0.312 0.0162
Production, transportation, and material
  moving occupations
33 17 273 30,454 178 34,738 420 0.401 0.0080
 Production occupations 16 11 116 31,704 222 36,484 665 0.369 0.0115
  Supervisors 1 4 28 50,116 1,300 56,884 3,660 0.309 0.0385
  All other occupations 15 6 88 30,677 222 34,169 602 0.367 0.0118
 Transportation and material moving
    occupations
16 6 157 27,436 461 33,065 518 0.429 0.0110
  Supervisors 0 0 9 47,147 2,668 53,634 3,667 0.326 0.0704
  Aircraft pilots and flight engineers 0 0 68 100,000 (NA) 97,482 5,408 0.279 0.0678
  Air traffic controllers and airfield
      operation specialists
0 0 8 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B)
  Auto, bus, truck, ambulance, taxi drivers 4 6 50 31,437 379 34,647 596 0.368 0.0140
  Rail and subway workers 6 0 2 61,981 2,548 57,636 2,470 0.242 0.0637
  Ship captains and engineers 5 0 7 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B)
  All other transportation occupations 2 0 12 20,252 530 23,037 500 0.441 0.0157
Armed Forces 4 1 31 45,405 2,036 53,372 2,772 0.349 0.0381

Race Footnotes


Source: U.S. Census Bureau
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