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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
Worked Full Time, Year Round
15 Years and Over
White alone (1)
  Total 84,761 367 229 498 630 1,833 1,329 2,971 2,167 4,624 2,703 4,477 2,511
Management, professional, and related
  occupations
34,195 162 57 108 99 287 246 446 312 720 465 835 597
 Management, business, and financial
    operations occupations
16,168 104 36 56 46 129 78 173 130 316 184 408 266
  Management occupations 11,895 98 29 55 39 107 66 133 89 255 139 296 192
    Chief Executives, General and Operations
        Managers
2,241 10 1 0 0 2 5 7 2 11 12 24 26
    Legislators 26 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    All other Managers 9,628 88 28 55 39 106 61 126 87 245 127 272 166
  Business and financial operations
      occupations
4,274 7 7 1 7 21 12 40 41 61 45 113 74
    Business Operations Specialists 2,124 3 5 1 2 15 9 23 15 41 22 39 46
    Financial Specialists 2,150 3 2 0 5 6 3 17 26 20 23 74 27
 Professional and related occupations 18,026 57 21 52 54 158 168 274 182 403 281 427 331
  Computer and mathematical occupations 2,347 0 3 3 0 13 0 6 4 18 13 28 24
    Computer scientists, analysts, programmers,
        engineers, and administrators
2,228 0 3 3 0 13 0 6 4 18 13 28 24
    Actuaries 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Matematicians, Statisticians, Operations
        Research and other Math Occupations
104 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Architecture and engineering occupations 1,982 4 1 3 5 2 0 13 2 13 7 37 14
    Architects, except naval 130 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
    Surveyors, Cartographers, and
        phonogrammetrists
38 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3
    Engineers 1,347 4 0 0 5 2 0 7 0 6 3 17 7
    Drafters, Engineering technicians, and
        Surveying and mapping technicians
467 0 1 0 0 0 0 6 1 6 4 19 3
  Life, physical, and social science
      occupations
819 4 1 0 4 0 10 16 4 16 12 12 0
    Astronomers and Physicists 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Economists 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Psychologists and Sociologists 104 0 1 0 0 0 0 16 0 0 2 5 0
    All other scientists 558 0 0 0 4 0 3 0 4 10 10 5 0
    Science technicians 137 4 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 6 0 2 0
  Community and social services occupations 1,282 2 5 4 5 24 16 24 18 27 45 63 51
  Legal occupations 1,203 4 0 0 0 7 0 3 10 22 14 3 18
    Lawyers, Judges, and Magistrates 808 4 0 0 0 1 0 3 7 0 5 1 0
    Paralegals, Legal assistants, and Legal
        support workers
396 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 3 22 10 2 18
  Education, training, and library
        occupations
4,633 1 5 25 27 63 86 125 94 154 102 138 104
    Postsecondary teachers 619 0 0 0 0 4 2 10 5 9 3 16 4
    All other teachers 3,463 0 4 21 18 27 38 68 38 99 68 91 77
    Archivists, Curators, Museum technicians,
        Librarians, and Other technicians and
        assistants
550 1 1 4 10 33 46 47 51 46 30 31 22
  Arts, design, entertainment, sports,
      and media occupations
1,481 37 7 17 6 30 36 29 12 51 33 42 28
  Healthcare practitioner and technical
      occupations
4,280 4 0 0 7 18 20 58 38 104 55 103 92
    Doctors 730 0 0 0 0 3 0 10 0 1 0 0 1
    Nurses 1,890 0 0 0 0 6 10 15 6 19 9 27 35
    All other health and technical occupations 1,661 4 0 0 7 9 10 33 32 84 46 76 56
Service occupations 10,311 62 63 182 221 611 447 976 565 1,051 553 799 419
 Healthcare support occupations 1,331 1 1 5 11 44 43 111 66 164 117 135 83
 Protective service occupations 1,850 0 0 11 4 26 4 60 29 42 49 83 53
  Supervisors 208 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 4 1
  Fire fighters and Police 860 0 0 0 0 9 0 0 1 5 8 17 12
  All other protective service occupations 782 0 0 11 4 17 3 60 29 37 40 62 41
 Food preparation and serving related
    occupations
2,704 11 23 62 89 256 175 347 198 387 151 218 118
  Supervisors 316 0 5 2 2 17 5 26 28 46 24 46 17
  Chefs and Cooks 1,042 1 10 19 54 94 85 143 68 149 69 64 47
  All other food preparation occupations 1,346 9 8 42 34 145 85 178 101 191 59 108 54
 Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance
    occupations
2,559 16 5 29 39 168 138 296 184 301 161 191 107
  Supervisors 351 3 2 3 5 3 4 17 9 8 11 19 18
  All other maintenance occupations 2,208 13 4 26 33 164 134 279 175 293 150 172 89
 Personal care and service occupations 1,867 35 33 75 78 117 86 160 88 158 74 172 58
  Supervisors 218 0 6 0 12 5 1 6 1 19 7 12 2
  All other personal care and service
      occupations
1,649 35 26 75 67 112 85 154 87 139 66 160 56
Sales and office occupations 19,787 84 55 103 169 430 321 761 626 1,449 905 1,535 792
 Sales and related occupations 9,052 71 47 69 121 279 178 388 281 558 222 556 272
  Supervisors 3,542 46 17 15 20 52 26 113 71 191 104 208 137
  Cashiers 867 11 8 31 38 82 66 105 77 112 53 73 21
  Insurance sales agents 386 1 0 1 8 10 0 2 11 18 6 13 11
  Real estate brokers and sales agents 595 11 13 7 3 17 7 21 5 28 5 34 9
  All other sales and related occupations 3,663 2 8 14 52 119 78 147 117 208 54 228 95
 Office and administrative support
    occupations
10,735 13 8 35 48 151 143 374 345 891 683 979 519
  Supervisors 1,204 0 0 1 0 4 7 13 6 43 42 63 50
  Postal workers 301 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 4 0 3 0
  All other office and administrative support
      occupations
9,230 13 8 34 48 145 137 358 338 844 641 914 470
Natural resources, construction, and
  maintenance occupations
9,553 26 23 61 93 253 115 309 232 662 287 503 296
 Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 548 6 3 26 11 34 15 34 39 96 20 38 22
  Supervisors 35 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 5 0 1 0
  All other farming, fishing, and forestry
      occupations
513 6 3 26 11 33 15 33 39 91 20 38 22
 Construction and extraction occupations 5,179 15 10 17 52 176 56 198 118 407 115 275 168
  Construction 4,994 15 10 17 52 172 56 198 117 398 113 269 164
    Supervisors 629 5 0 0 0 5 0 5 0 12 8 6 4
    Brickmasons, blockmasons, and stonemasons 84 0 0 0 0 0 3 9 0 4 5 10 8
    Carpenters 806 2 0 4 13 47 8 22 12 96 20 50 43
    Electricians 587 0 0 0 1 3 0 11 2 24 7 13 20
    Painters and paperhangers 269 4 3 3 2 11 7 15 23 33 11 21 5
    Sheet metal workers 93 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 3 3 3 4 6
    Structural iron and steel workers 43 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 0 0
    All other constrution trades 2,483 4 7 11 37 106 37 132 78 226 55 165 78
  Extraction workers 185 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 1 9 2 6 5
 Installation, maintenance, and repair
    occupations
3,826 5 10 17 30 42 43 78 74 158 153 190 107
  Supervisors 321 1 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 1 9 7 8
  Aircraft mechanics and service 116 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 5 1 1 6
  Auto, bus, truck, heavy equipment,
      mechanics
1,050 4 4 1 7 15 19 26 17 44 51 57 47
  Heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration
      mechanics and installers
278 0 0 6 0 0 0 1 2 35 20 9 2
  Electrical power-line and telecommunications
      line installers and repairers
268 0 3 4 0 0 5 4 1 4 6 10 0
  All other occupations 1,794 0 3 5 18 27 20 46 54 68 66 106 44
Production, transportation, and material
  moving occupations
10,335 33 30 44 48 251 198 469 426 721 488 780 382
 Production occupations 5,573 14 17 18 19 125 108 238 240 392 264 441 209
  Supervisors 620 2 0 0 0 2 8 0 11 11 10 23 12
  All other occupations 4,952 12 17 18 19 123 100 237 229 382 254 417 197
 Transportation and material moving
    occupations
4,762 19 13 25 29 126 90 232 186 329 224 339 174
  Supervisors 158 0 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 7 6 10
  Aircraft pilots and flight engineers 93 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 0
  Air traffic controllers and airfield
      operation specialists
34 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Auto, bus, truck, ambulance, taxi drivers 2,489 10 4 17 13 59 37 89 67 135 84 168 96
  Rail and subway workers 115 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 5 0 0 0 0
  Ship captains and engineers 36 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
  All other transportation occupations 1,839 9 5 8 15 66 53 137 111 192 134 161 68
Armed Forces 580 0 0 0 0 1 3 9 7 22 5 24 24

 

  $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
Worked Full Time, Year Round
15 Years and Over
White alone (1)
  Total 5,983 1,825 4,843 2,006 5,039 1,387 3,438 1,506 4,859 1,065 2,195 849 3,296
Management, professional, and related
  occupations
1,485 536 1,497 676 1,934 579 1,468 687 2,219 533 1,104 484 1,756
 Management, business, and financial
    operations occupations
638 206 653 278 865 218 613 281 1,024 193 431 178 775
  Management occupations 412 157 421 150 545 143 421 159 689 133 290 125 593
    Chief Executives, General and Operations
        Managers
43 23 26 18 66 32 92 26 115 17 36 21 86
    Legislators 1 3 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 3 0
    All other Managers 367 132 395 132 479 108 328 133 574 116 254 101 506
  Business and financial operations
      occupations
226 49 232 128 320 75 192 122 336 60 141 53 182
    Business Operations Specialists 98 21 128 67 145 47 109 70 181 40 74 28 86
    Financial Specialists 128 28 104 61 175 28 83 52 155 19 67 25 96
 Professional and related occupations 847 330 844 398 1,069 361 856 407 1,195 340 672 306 982
  Computer and mathematical occupations 77 18 54 42 87 32 90 33 124 40 73 51 120
    Computer scientists, analysts, programmers,
        engineers, and administrators
76 16 52 40 85 32 87 32 121 38 71 51 120
    Actuaries 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0
    Matematicians, Statisticians, Operations
        Research and other Math Occupations
0 1 2 3 2 1 4 1 3 2 0 0 0
  Architecture and engineering occupations 37 15 55 16 64 24 58 29 122 41 79 29 133
    Architects, except naval 0 0 1 0 8 1 4 1 9 0 18 2 5
    Surveyors, Cartographers, and
        phonogrammetrists
2 0 0 0 6 0 5 1 2 1 3 0 0
    Engineers 10 4 29 3 19 9 27 12 50 26 44 21 87
    Drafters, Engineering technicians, and
        Surveying and mapping technicians
25 11 25 13 31 15 23 14 62 14 14 6 41
  Life, physical, and social science
      occupations
24 13 40 20 51 22 48 21 52 12 14 18 42
    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 0 0 0 0 0
    Psychologists and Sociologists 1 0 0 2 0 0 6 0 10 3 1 0 9
    All other scientists 9 8 21 16 35 13 31 17 34 7 9 18 30
    Science technicians 14 5 19 2 15 9 11 4 9 1 4 0 3
  Community and social services occupations 97 47 116 46 96 33 53 43 106 32 52 15 53
  Legal occupations 29 23 29 13 49 10 33 9 77 10 29 8 60
    Lawyers, Judges, and Magistrates 0 0 1 0 13 1 8 4 40 0 17 1 28
    Paralegals, Legal assistants, and Legal
        support workers
29 23 28 13 35 10 24 5 37 10 12 6 32
  Education, training, and library
        occupations
248 109 306 141 364 120 313 137 350 121 192 80 200
    Postsecondary teachers 37 9 22 12 28 7 20 5 42 12 9 3 16
    All other teachers 191 88 257 122 310 106 272 126 294 103 168 64 178
    Archivists, Curators, Museum technicians,
        Librarians, and Other technicians and
        assistants
20 12 28 6 26 7 21 6 14 6 14 13 7
  Arts, design, entertainment, sports,
      and media occupations
132 35 81 37 97 23 54 27 92 17 43 30 86
  Healthcare practitioner and technical
      occupations
204 70 163 82 261 96 206 108 272 68 190 76 288
    Doctors 9 3 4 3 6 2 21 11 12 3 20 3 15
    Nurses 91 34 71 53 145 56 92 69 154 46 101 41 189
    All other health and technical occupations 104 33 89 26 109 38 93 28 105 20 69 32 84
Service occupations 890 240 533 208 469 108 206 86 340 70 137 41 141
 Healthcare support occupations 197 56 91 26 46 9 32 3 20 8 8 4 8
 Protective service occupations 114 53 92 43 141 26 62 38 136 28 73 27 87
  Supervisors 5 14 19 0 15 1 10 10 24 1 7 0 6
  Fire fighters and Police 31 8 26 16 63 13 24 23 76 16 42 20 60
  All other protective service occupations 78 31 47 27 64 11 28 5 35 11 24 6 21
 Food preparation and serving related
    occupations
164 46 125 33 78 15 29 13 49 19 12 4 10
  Supervisors 17 2 17 3 10 4 10 8 19 3 0 0 2
  Chefs and Cooks 44 12 53 17 26 11 12 5 11 2 4 0 7
  All other food preparation occupations 102 32 55 13 42 0 6 0 19 15 8 3 1
 Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance
    occupations
234 52 118 54 115 34 49 23 78 11 28 6 16
  Supervisors 35 4 26 16 23 8 23 11 27 5 10 1 13
  All other maintenance occupations 199 48 93 38 92 26 26 12 51 6 17 5 3
 Personal care and service occupations 181 33 106 52 89 24 35 9 56 4 16 0 21
  Supervisors 22 3 26 9 21 2 9 0 14 1 0 0 0
  All other personal care and service
      occupations
159 30 80 43 67 22 25 9 42 3 16 0 21
Sales and office occupations 1,787 524 1,382 612 1,188 340 815 312 1,054 183 449 153 589
 Sales and related occupations 636 138 434 196 401 113 367 136 536 79 223 79 320
  Supervisors 313 59 229 87 170 63 170 68 251 35 76 43 145
  Cashiers 46 19 38 6 19 0 4 4 10 0 6 0 0
  Insurance sales agents 22 2 24 9 25 5 12 9 32 3 22 1 13
  Real estate brokers and sales agents 37 8 19 6 18 4 39 4 42 6 15 7 26
  All other sales and related occupations 217 51 125 88 167 41 142 51 201 35 104 27 135
 Office and administrative support
    occupations
1,151 385 948 416 788 227 448 176 517 104 226 74 269
  Supervisors 119 36 98 58 148 24 50 14 93 24 41 13 67
  Postal workers 10 0 9 4 26 10 24 7 63 21 40 9 34
  All other office and administrative support
      occupations
1,021 349 840 354 614 193 374 155 362 60 146 52 169
Natural resources, construction, and
  maintenance occupations
820 213 664 225 720 145 458 194 654 145 266 87 418
 Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 52 8 21 15 34 4 11 1 13 3 2 3 10
  Supervisors 3 1 3 0 8 0 2 1 0 0 0 3 1
  All other farming, fishing, and forestry
      occupations
48 6 18 15 25 4 9 0 13 3 2 0 10
 Construction and extraction occupations 468 117 355 110 403 84 208 99 357 60 145 29 227
  Construction 458 113 350 106 393 82 204 98 333 59 120 25 212
    Supervisors 19 20 21 36 85 16 27 10 75 4 27 4 43
    Brickmasons, blockmasons, and stonemasons 20 0 2 0 3 0 0 4 1 0 0 0 2
    Carpenters 90 14 106 15 51 5 24 17 61 9 7 1 15
    Electricians 48 10 25 16 40 13 26 11 51 9 28 5 58
    Painters and paperhangers 23 4 17 1 29 5 7 0 19 1 1 0 5
    Sheet metal workers 14 0 6 0 4 2 4 0 5 0 3 0 2
    Structural iron and steel workers 9 0 2 0 1 0 4 0 5 0 0 0 10
    All other constrution trades 236 65 170 38 181 42 111 56 116 35 54 15 77
  Extraction workers 10 4 5 4 10 1 4 1 24 2 25 4 14
 Installation, maintenance, and repair
    occupations
300 89 289 100 283 58 239 94 285 82 119 56 181
  Supervisors 19 8 28 4 22 3 19 8 13 12 12 5 18
  Aircraft mechanics and service 8 0 14 6 6 6 1 9 8 0 1 0 9
  Auto, bus, truck, heavy equipment,
      mechanics
95 34 83 29 68 18 88 24 74 12 49 13 36
  Heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration
      mechanics and installers
36 1 18 5 15 5 16 5 28 1 9 7 9
  Electrical power-line and telecommunications
      line installers and repairers
21 1 20 8 19 5 12 4 18 6 7 0 13
  All other occupations 121 44 126 48 152 20 102 44 144 51 42 31 97
Production, transportation, and material
  moving occupations
940 310 730 257 699 203 450 215 545 132 215 81 353
 Production occupations 541 189 426 135 389 117 219 86 296 71 108 39 179
  Supervisors 31 20 40 12 53 16 29 14 53 13 32 18 41
  All other occupations 510 169 386 124 337 101 190 72 243 58 76 21 139
 Transportation and material moving
    occupations
399 121 304 122 310 86 231 129 250 60 107 42 174
  Supervisors 0 0 17 2 20 0 12 0 16 0 5 4 9
  Aircraft pilots and flight engineers 0 0 4 0 7 0 2 0 0 0 5 0 2
  Air traffic controllers and airfield
      operation specialists
0 0 0 1 0 3 0 0 12 0 0 0 0
  Auto, bus, truck, ambulance, taxi drivers 195 65 167 72 165 52 149 97 150 50 76 15 112
  Rail and subway workers 4 4 1 3 6 4 8 0 6 0 0 1 7
  Ship captains and engineers 2 1 3 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
  All other transportation occupations 198 52 112 42 112 27 59 32 64 10 20 22 43
Armed Forces 61 2 36 28 29 12 40 12 46 2 25 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
Worked Full Time, Year Round
15 Years and Over
White alone (1)
  Total 708 1,966 616 2,224 457 1,593 460 1,641 304 873 299 1,096 170
Management, professional, and related
  occupations
395 1,156 346 1,331 265 969 252 1,014 207 600 184 769 105
 Management, business, and financial
    operations occupations
156 526 164 639 127 534 110 520 101 294 91 420 61
  Management occupations 118 334 118 460 91 444 80 360 83 220 82 331 44
    Chief Executives, General and Operations
        Managers
21 42 18 99 5 70 18 44 8 49 8 66 7
    Legislators 2 0 0 2 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    All other Managers 96 291 100 360 86 368 62 316 75 170 74 265 37
  Business and financial operations
      occupations
38 193 47 179 36 90 31 159 19 74 9 89 17
    Business Operations Specialists 25 99 30 80 26 49 11 64 8 37 6 49 14
    Financial Specialists 13 94 17 99 10 41 19 96 11 37 3 40 2
 Professional and related occupations 238 630 182 692 138 434 141 494 106 306 93 349 43
  Computer and mathematical occupations 23 149 38 122 25 95 37 104 28 85 14 75 9
    Computer scientists, analysts, programmers,
        engineers, and administrators
19 137 29 111 25 92 33 96 28 79 13 72 9
    Actuaries 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
    Matematicians, Statisticians, Operations
        Research and other Math Occupations
2 12 9 10 0 3 3 6 0 5 2 3 0
  Architecture and engineering occupations 37 76 23 111 24 74 21 99 19 70 18 85 11
    Architects, except naval 3 3 6 5 0 0 0 5 0 3 1 1 2
    Surveyors, Cartographers, and
        phonogrammetrists
6 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 0
    Engineers 22 60 17 94 10 69 18 77 19 67 16 65 9
    Drafters, Engineering technicians, and
        Surveying and mapping technicians
5 14 0 11 14 4 3 17 0 0 2 12 0
  Life, physical, and social science
      occupations
6 23 15 17 4 19 3 28 9 23 9 22 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 0 0 8 0 4 0 12 3 4 0
    All other scientists 2 15 9 14 4 11 3 21 8 9 4 16 1
    Science technicians 3 5 4 3 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 2 0
  Community and social services occupations 19 41 10 39 3 9 7 15 5 6 2 7 4
  Legal occupations 23 24 4 45 11 15 5 25 4 4 1 20 0
    Lawyers, Judges, and Magistrates 11 13 3 39 11 14 3 19 4 4 0 20 0
    Paralegals, Legal assistants, and Legal
        support workers
13 11 0 6 0 1 2 6 0 0 1 0 0
  Education, training, and library
        occupations
55 135 25 167 31 90 26 91 11 66 18 56 10
    Postsecondary teachers 5 27 6 42 7 11 5 24 2 22 9 18 7
    All other teachers 48 101 16 116 23 74 18 60 6 44 9 35 3
    Archivists, Curators, Museum technicians,
        Librarians, and Other technicians and
        assistants
1 7 3 8 2 4 3 7 3 0 0 3 0
  Arts, design, entertainment, sports,
      and media occupations
15 46 16 37 8 27 12 38 0 15 4 21 1
  Healthcare practitioner and technical
      occupations
61 136 50 154 31 107 31 93 30 39 27 64 9
    Doctors 3 0 0 4 5 20 1 12 5 9 2 9 0
    Nurses 33 91 35 98 17 53 22 40 5 16 20 20 7
    All other health and technical occupations 25 45 15 52 9 34 7 41 20 14 5 34 2
Service occupations 48 94 46 84 21 95 38 56 14 36 15 46 10
 Healthcare support occupations 0 6 0 1 3 6 9 4 0 3 0 0 0
 Protective service occupations 25 55 29 60 15 41 26 42 14 32 13 32 3
  Supervisors 0 3 5 2 6 8 5 8 2 10 0 5 0
  Fire fighters and Police 16 34 18 46 8 25 20 30 10 17 5 25 3
  All other protective service occupations 9 18 6 12 1 8 0 4 2 5 8 1 0
 Food preparation and serving related
    occupations
7 10 1 1 2 12 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Supervisors 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Chefs and Cooks 7 5 1 0 2 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  All other food preparation occupations 0 5 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
 Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance
    occupations
4 12 0 18 1 23 0 5 0 0 2 13 5
  Supervisors 4 3 0 9 1 3 0 2 0 0 2 3 5
  All other maintenance occupations 0 10 0 10 0 19 0 4 0 0 0 10 0
 Personal care and service occupations 12 11 16 4 0 13 2 5 0 1 0 2 1
  Supervisors 9 5 8 0 0 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
  All other personal care and service
      occupations
2 6 8 4 0 9 1 4 0 1 0 2 1
Sales and office occupations 126 308 77 317 76 237 50 261 36 86 36 143 16
 Sales and related occupations 75 174 38 212 54 185 28 201 28 50 27 103 7
  Supervisors 33 67 20 72 14 67 15 80 6 26 4 21 4
  Cashiers 5 4 0 8 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Insurance sales agents 4 3 3 7 8 8 0 11 2 0 0 6 0
  Real estate brokers and sales agents 8 10 0 28 1 18 3 20 4 3 0 17 0
  All other sales and related occupations 25 90 15 98 31 85 10 89 16 20 23 59 4
 Office and administrative support
    occupations
51 133 39 105 21 52 21 60 9 37 9 40 8
  Supervisors 5 22 15 25 11 11 1 20 0 13 1 6 2
  Postal workers 7 7 2 10 0 2 4 1 0 0 0 0 0
  All other office and administrative support
      occupations
38 103 22 71 11 40 16 40 9 24 8 35 7
Natural resources, construction, and
  maintenance occupations
79 225 68 284 47 158 42 170 27 90 34 62 21
 Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 0 1 1 3 1 0 0 7 0 1 0 0 0
  Supervisors 0 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  All other farming, fishing, and forestry
      occupations
0 1 0 1 0 0 0 7 0 1 0 0 0
 Construction and extraction occupations 22 113 32 155 12 90 18 100 17 59 14 31 13
  Construction 22 109 32 143 12 83 17 95 15 54 14 30 13
    Supervisors 6 16 11 23 0 22 2 14 3 21 3 12 4
    Brickmasons, blockmasons, and stonemasons 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 1 0
    Carpenters 3 11 2 10 1 10 0 9 0 7 0 1 0
    Electricians 3 24 2 48 1 6 6 28 4 7 4 5 5
    Painters and paperhangers 1 2 0 4 0 9 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
    Sheet metal workers 3 5 2 0 0 5 2 1 0 0 0 2 0
    Structural iron and steel workers 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
    All other constrution trades 6 49 16 56 9 31 7 41 3 17 7 8 3
  Extraction workers 1 4 0 12 0 6 1 6 2 5 0 1 0
 Installation, maintenance, and repair
    occupations
57 111 35 127 35 68 24 63 10 31 20 31 8
  Supervisors 4 15 11 18 12 7 3 1 0 5 0 9 0
  Aircraft mechanics and service 0 1 1 11 0 8 0 4 0 0 0 1 1
  Auto, bus, truck, heavy equipment,
      mechanics
15 24 3 14 5 12 8 11 0 2 9 8 0
  Heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration
      mechanics and installers
2 9 0 8 0 0 6 3 4 6 3 0 0
  Electrical power-line and telecommunications
      line installers and repairers
1 9 4 16 4 9 3 15 1 4 0 1 3
  All other occupations 34 54 16 59 13 32 4 29 5 14 8 12 5
Production, transportation, and material
  moving occupations
58 176 75 174 47 127 72 129 18 50 26 56 14
 Production occupations 31 93 48 83 23 71 35 75 10 31 6 33 5
  Supervisors 10 18 9 16 2 18 6 33 3 8 3 9 0
  All other occupations 21 74 39 66 21 53 29 42 7 23 3 24 5
 Transportation and material moving
    occupations
27 84 27 92 24 56 37 54 8 19 20 22 9
  Supervisors 3 13 2 4 2 0 0 1 2 5 0 2 0
  Aircraft pilots and flight engineers 4 1 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 2 8 0 0
  Air traffic controllers and airfield
      operation specialists
0 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 0
  Auto, bus, truck, ambulance, taxi drivers 11 55 15 52 17 37 32 35 4 4 8 5 9
  Rail and subway workers 9 0 5 9 3 7 2 10 0 1 0 5 0
  Ship captains and engineers 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 5 0 0 0 3 0
  All other transportation occupations 1 10 6 25 3 9 0 1 1 7 4 4 0
Armed Forces 2 7 4 32 0 8 5 11 3 10 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
Worked Full Time, Year Round
15 Years and Over
White alone (1)
  Total 560 223 8,940 41,679 81 55,431 246 0.382 0.0032
Management, professional, and related
  occupations
377 175 6,756 57,719 445 75,300 492 0.367 0.0049
 Management, business, and financial
    operations occupations
189 99 3,856 61,869 229 81,764 787 0.371 0.0070
  Management occupations 152 75 3,167 65,701 456 85,881 984 0.338 0.0080
    Chief Executives, General and Operations
        Managers
25 13 1,047 91,413 1,007 123,406 2,949 0.215 0.0169
    Legislators 0 0 6 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B)
    All other Managers 127 62 2,115 61,459 271 76,970 962 0.371 0.0089
  Business and financial operations
      occupations
37 24 689 53,732 1,331 70,308 1,144 0.340 0.0139
    Business Operations Specialists 25 10 275 52,140 355 64,125 1,209 0.309 0.0188
    Financial Specialists 12 14 414 56,343 961 76,418 1,925 0.359 0.0198
 Professional and related occupations 188 76 2,900 54,687 492 69,502 605 0.357 0.0068
  Computer and mathematical occupations 43 21 527 70,215 928 78,254 1,521 0.287 0.0173
    Computer scientists, analysts, programmers,
        engineers, and administrators
40 21 492 69,721 1,512 77,733 1,576 0.288 0.0177
    Actuaries 0 0 9 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B)
    Matematicians, Statisticians, Operations
        Research and other Math Occupations
3 0 26 72,445 3,967 80,040 3,020 0.209 0.0795
  Architecture and engineering occupations 45 22 443 71,136 558 80,713 1,699 0.283 0.0190
    Architects, except naval 5 0 43 69,692 6,925 116,636 16,417 0.278 0.0777
    Surveyors, Cartographers, and
        phonogrammetrists
0 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B)
    Engineers 33 16 364 78,791 1,646 86,253 1,767 0.263 0.0228
    Drafters, Engineering technicians, and
        Surveying and mapping technicians
7 7 36 51,416 485 56,831 1,505 0.239 0.0366
  Life, physical, and social science
      occupations
14 1 167 59,145 1,883 72,543 2,470 0.322 0.0304
    Astronomers and Physicists 0 1 7 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B)
    Economists 0 0 7 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B)
    Psychologists and Sociologists 3 0 5 61,276 4,396 59,603 3,244 0.292 0.0706
    All other scientists 11 0 146 61,923 2,482 79,895 3,370 0.303 0.0366
    Science technicians 0 0 2 41,635 1,128 43,187 1,835 0.236 0.0637
  Community and social services occupations 4 4 34 41,307 521 45,001 900 0.253 0.0215
  Legal occupations 1 6 559 81,866 5,403 124,309 4,501 0.226 0.0226
    Lawyers, Judges, and Magistrates 1 5 529 100,000 (NA) 160,554 6,168 0.035 0.0258
    Paralegals, Legal assistants, and Legal
        support workers
0 1 30 44,796 1,863 50,277 1,752 0.267 0.0426
  Education, training, and library
        occupations
39 7 202 45,832 303 49,427 511 0.277 0.0117
    Postsecondary teachers 14 3 142 68,334 2,085 74,755 2,073 0.298 0.0333
    All other teachers 25 4 53 46,002 302 47,595 490 0.227 0.0124
    Archivists, Curators, Museum technicians,
        Librarians, and Other technicians and
        assistants
0 0 7 25,462 1,065 32,446 1,108 0.338 0.0350
  Arts, design, entertainment, sports,
      and media occupations
7 4 147 45,290 1,473 56,849 2,037 0.387 0.0244
  Healthcare practitioner and technical
      occupations
34 11 820 56,459 481 76,965 1,411 0.346 0.0143
    Doctors 4 1 529 100,000 (NA) 178,541 6,326 -0.044 0.0251
    Nurses 20 5 138 55,169 862 57,952 666 0.224 0.0177
    All other health and technical occupations 10 5 153 46,965 697 53,923 891 0.311 0.0203
Service occupations 33 9 249 26,331 177 32,281 315 0.346 0.0087
 Healthcare support occupations 0 0 6 26,860 378 29,044 596 0.241 0.0225
 Protective service occupations 23 9 152 49,591 1,163 53,722 780 0.291 0.0183
  Supervisors 2 1 31 52,498 2,922 66,211 2,668 0.289 0.0580
  Fire fighters and Police 21 7 105 60,832 685 64,778 1,052 0.237 0.0265
  All other protective service occupations 0 0 16 33,224 1,087 38,233 950 0.283 0.0284
 Food preparation and serving related
    occupations
4 0 33 21,231 188 25,319 687 0.322 0.0189
  Supervisors 1 0 2 25,249 677 27,750 865 0.240 0.0426
  Chefs and Cooks 1 0 6 20,770 302 23,659 525 0.300 0.0256
  All other food preparation occupations 2 0 26 20,912 268 26,035 1,301 0.356 0.0313
 Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance
    occupations
0 0 24 24,124 438 28,154 446 0.295 0.0161
  Supervisors 0 0 18 39,039 1,529 44,598 2,210 0.302 0.0457
  All other maintenance occupations 0 0 7 22,355 262 25,541 341 0.266 0.0169
 Personal care and service occupations 7 0 34 25,430 350 29,082 714 0.361 0.0208
  Supervisors 2 0 12 36,253 806 45,653 4,038 0.377 0.0693
  All other personal care and service
      occupations
5 0 22 24,154 853 26,893 581 0.348 0.0210
Sales and office occupations 82 15 1,304 35,639 142 46,049 424 0.365 0.0069
 Sales and related occupations 54 15 1,101 40,500 332 56,582 865 0.417 0.0100
  Supervisors 27 7 366 41,188 488 53,038 992 0.369 0.0156
  Cashiers 0 1 12 20,339 373 24,679 1,093 0.357 0.0368
  Insurance sales agents 2 2 67 50,223 1,665 73,727 5,895 0.429 0.0493
  Real estate brokers and sales agents 2 0 91 50,165 1,945 69,199 4,053 0.428 0.0392
  All other sales and related occupations 23 5 564 45,359 885 63,703 1,623 0.416 0.0155
 Office and administrative support
    occupations
28 0 204 32,686 312 37,168 245 0.258 0.0078
  Supervisors 8 0 53 41,058 328 46,367 765 0.239 0.0228
  Postal workers 0 0 2 51,992 388 51,617 910 0.109 0.0382
  All other office and administrative support
      occupations
20 0 149 31,630 131 35,497 260 0.254 0.0085
Natural resources, construction, and
  maintenance occupations
32 8 335 39,940 419 44,465 420 0.305 0.0084
 Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 1 0 12 23,633 1,375 29,440 1,169 0.341 0.0389
  Supervisors 0 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B)
  All other farming, fishing, and forestry
      occupations
1 0 12 22,474 923 28,745 1,223 0.345 0.0412
 Construction and extraction occupations 25 8 201 38,432 917 45,109 691 0.326 0.0120
  Construction 24 8 191 37,465 567 44,781 713 0.328 0.0124
    Supervisors 4 0 58 51,251 469 61,182 1,954 0.275 0.0349
    Brickmasons, blockmasons, and stonemasons 0 0 5 30,331 904 44,282 5,904 0.422 0.1285
    Carpenters 0 4 14 32,381 1,317 36,052 782 0.276 0.0273
    Electricians 0 1 21 51,111 662 59,899 3,983 0.318 0.0435
    Painters and paperhangers 0 0 3 29,077 2,018 32,882 1,531 0.305 0.0488
    Sheet metal workers 7 1 2 42,318 5,193 48,889 2,933 0.268 0.0743
    Structural iron and steel workers 0 0 2 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B)
    All other constrution trades 13 1 86 35,092 664 40,961 828 0.327 0.0172
  Extraction workers 1 0 9 55,001 1,935 53,977 1,946 0.245 0.0556
 Installation, maintenance, and repair
    occupations
6 0 122 42,025 305 45,745 427 0.260 0.0121
  Supervisors 4 0 32 53,794 2,065 59,053 2,028 0.257 0.0449
  Aircraft mechanics and service 0 0 5 47,701 2,998 51,810 2,597 0.253 0.0722
  Auto, bus, truck, heavy equipment,
      mechanics
0 0 26 39,312 1,309 41,863 716 0.248 0.0229
  Heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration
      mechanics and installers
0 0 5 40,586 2,392 43,019 1,380 0.265 0.0443
  Electrical power-line and telecommunications
      line installers and repairers
0 0 26 50,625 2,231 55,748 2,069 0.288 0.0482
  All other occupations 2 0 28 41,676 388 44,175 558 0.251 0.0170
Production, transportation, and material
  moving occupations
31 17 262 35,162 217 40,826 469 0.312 0.0085
 Production occupations 12 11 125 34,625 503 40,352 673 0.306 0.0117
  Supervisors 1 4 29 50,763 661 57,732 3,476 0.290 0.0369
  All other occupations 11 6 95 32,311 197 38,175 611 0.298 0.0122
 Transportation and material moving
    occupations
19 6 137 35,620 317 41,379 645 0.318 0.0125
  Supervisors 0 0 9 46,969 2,569 54,680 3,508 0.284 0.0699
  Aircraft pilots and flight engineers 0 0 50 100,000 (NA) 107,943 6,422 0.221 0.0829
  Air traffic controllers and airfield
      operation specialists
0 0 9 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B)
  Auto, bus, truck, ambulance, taxi drivers 4 6 49 38,754 963 41,826 635 0.276 0.0153
  Rail and subway workers 6 0 2 63,250 1,800 59,760 2,333 0.243 0.0664
  Ship captains and engineers 6 0 8 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B)
  All other transportation occupations 3 0 10 28,521 885 31,911 556 0.274 0.0183
Armed Forces 4 1 34 46,655 836 56,420 2,768 0.318 0.0383

Race Footnotes


Source: U.S. Census Bureau
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