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TABLE 2. Earnings by Detailed Occupation: 1999: Alabama: Both Sexes

(Data for Civilian Noninstitutional Workers From the 2000 Census. Workers who worked 50 weeks or more and 35 or more hours per week in 1999 were classified as year-round full-time workers.)


                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates

21 to 74 years                                           2,015,290   $22,851      22.6   1,350,090   $29,188      25.3

  MANAGEMENT OCCUPATIONS
Chief executives                                            13,805   $70,518      54.4      12,125   $76,029      55.8
General and Operations Managers                             11,865   $45,685      39.8      10,440   $48,686      40.7
Legislators                                                    160   $15,000      46.8          80   $46,250      71.3
Advertising and Promotions Managers                            665   $35,351      54.2         505   $37,731      51.3
Marketing and Sales Managers                                10,355   $43,598      50.1       8,515   $50,085      52.4
Public Relations Managers                                      585   $37,444      60.9         475   $43,828      58.6
Administrative Services Managers                               785   $40,117      30.6         695   $41,700      32.5
Computer and Information Systems Managers                    3,325   $55,962      62.0       2,930   $58,882      63.0
Financial Managers                                          11,570   $37,968      47.4      10,190   $40,227      49.0
Human Resources Managers                                     6,930   $37,161      40.0       5,725   $41,422      41.3
Industrial Production Managers                               5,250   $49,031      33.9       4,635   $51,493      36.0
Purchasing Managers                                          2,765   $46,827      54.5       2,490   $50,365      55.3
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers           3,715   $31,758      20.9       3,195   $33,773      21.3
Farm, Ranch, and Other Agricultural Managers                 2,395   $28,391      18.7       1,815   $35,145      19.9
Farmers and Ranchers                                         7,065   $19,155      15.8       4,500   $22,309      15.1
Construction Managers                                        9,815   $41,113      25.2       7,955   $45,216      26.9
Education Administrators                                    10,730   $41,769      72.5       7,340   $48,032      75.8
Engineering Managers                                         2,250   $71,889      78.6       1,995   $75,010      81.7
Food Service Managers                                        9,915   $25,558      18.6       7,415   $28,750      19.7
Funeral Directors                                            1,230   $30,085      20.9         850   $35,632      23.5
Gaming Managers                                                335   $20,714      27.5         215   $27,407      29.9
Lodging Managers                                             1,405   $26,210      35.5       1,130   $29,734      36.3
Medical and Health Services Managers                         6,160   $40,433      50.0       5,040   $43,356      52.1
Natural Sciences Managers                                      105   $46,250      90.6         100   $45,625      90.2
Postmasters and Mail Superintendents                           710   $44,872      22.8         515   $49,093      31.2
Property, Real Estate, and Community Association
  Managers                                                   4,990   $25,294      30.4       3,575   $29,072      30.1
Social and Community Service Managers                        2,530   $30,219      60.3       1,840   $33,875      63.5
Managers, All Other                                         24,585   $41,905      42.6      20,535   $46,140      44.5

  BUSINESS AND FINANCIAL OPERATIONS OCCUPATIONS
Agents and Business Managers of Artists,Performers,
  and Athletes                                                 210   $30,917      23.7         125   $48,750      33.3
Purchasing Agents and Buyers, Farm Products                    210   $29,063      19.2         165   $36,875      24.1
Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products            3,065   $25,302      25.2       1,995   $31,130      25.4
Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and
  Farm Products                                              4,350   $34,384      33.6       3,590   $36,640      34.2
Claims Adusters, Appraisers, Examiners, and
  Investigators                                              3,920   $31,801      44.4       3,160   $34,037      45.7
Compliance Officers, Except Agriculture, Construction,
  Health and Safety, and Transportation                      1,410   $37,206      42.1       1,170   $38,186      42.9
Cost Estimators                                              1,425   $41,688      29.5       1,220   $44,459      29.8


TABLE 2.  EARNINGS BY DETAILED OCCUPATION: 1999                                                                        
          (Data for Civilian Noninstitutional Workers From the 2000 Census. Workers who worked 50 weeks
          or more and 35 or more hours per week in 1999 were classified as year-round full-time workers.)

          ALABAMA; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Human Resources, Training, and Labor Relations
  Specialists                                                9,695   $30,264      43.3       7,390   $33,093      44.4
Logisticians                                                 1,290   $55,120      52.8       1,090   $56,738      53.6
Management Analysts                                          3,795   $40,322      70.7       2,570   $46,348      72.0
Meeting and Convention Planners                                420   $25,625      26.8         240   $32,019      31.4
Other Business Operations Specialists                        3,010   $30,438      27.1       2,435   $32,281      26.7
Accountants and Auditors                                    21,925   $32,761      69.1      16,745   $37,408      72.0
Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate                      1,230   $30,822      46.6       1,015   $32,366      46.9
Budget Analysts                                              1,010   $44,688      61.6         895   $45,278      63.6
Credit Analysts                                                170   $26,676      51.5         110   $27,230      48.2
Financial Analysts                                             355   $41,792      61.6         280   $51,923      70.6
Personal Financial Advisors                                  1,970   $42,850      74.5       1,605   $50,023      77.5
Insurance Underwriters                                         920   $32,174      41.6         785   $33,406      42.7
Financial Examiners                                            110   $60,682      86.6         100   $61,307      85.1
Loan Counselors and Officers                                 5,145   $30,150      47.7       4,420   $31,563      49.1
Tax Examiners, Collectors, and Revenue Agents                  725   $40,825      54.0         655   $41,486      54.9
Tax Preparers                                                1,980    $7,102      23.2         405   $25,636      36.6
Financial Specialists, All Other                               485   $29,091      37.8         400   $30,179      40.1

  COMPUTER AND MATHEMATICAL OCCUPATIONS
Computer Scientists and System Analyts                       7,145   $46,356      59.3       5,915   $50,107      60.4
Computer Programmers                                         7,475   $43,132      61.6       5,920   $47,450      62.6
Computer Software Engineers                                  7,465   $54,897      77.8       6,345   $57,481      78.0
Computer Support Specialists                                 4,125   $35,081      37.7       3,215   $39,045      38.6
Database Administrators                                        660   $39,805      55.7         505   $46,516      59.2
Network and Computer Systems Administrators                  2,125   $40,580      48.0       1,820   $41,944      49.4
Network Systems and Data Communication Analysts              2,670   $36,032      43.2       2,030   $41,214      42.9
Actuaries                                                       35   $64,063     100.0          30   $77,794     100.0
Mathematicians                                                  25   $62,604     100.0          25   $62,604     100.0
Operations Research Analysts                                 1,155   $48,838      76.1         950   $51,326      77.7
Statisticians                                                  200   $42,475      65.7         145   $51,458      60.1
Miscellaneous Mathematical Science Occupations                  20   $62,500     100.0          20   $62,500     100.0

ARCHITECTURE, ENGINEERING OCCUPATIONS
Architects, Except Naval                                     1,605   $46,494      78.0       1,270   $51,864      81.2
Surveyors, Cartographers, and Photogrammetrists                580   $31,667      64.9         475   $34,000      66.5
Aerospace Engineers                                          2,635   $64,351      87.6       2,295   $65,962      88.2
Agricultural Engineers                                          25   $52,656      70.4          20   $53,906     100.0
Biomedical Engineers                                            65   $31,136      63.6          35   $35,208      27.3
Chemical Engineers                                           1,130   $61,301      84.9         960   $63,000      90.1
Civil Engineers                                              4,885   $51,373      74.7       4,145   $54,521      76.0
Computer Hardware Engineers                                    660   $50,123      53.6         490   $57,614      60.7
Electrical and Electronic Engineers                          4,885   $60,575      76.7       4,245   $61,793      78.5
Environmental Engineers                                        520   $50,365      86.9         480   $51,380      89.8
Industrial Engineers, Including Health and Safety            3,150   $50,988      59.5       2,725   $52,121      60.5
Marine Engineers and Naval Architects                          160   $51,250      67.1         135   $52,450      66.4


TABLE 2.  EARNINGS BY DETAILED OCCUPATION: 1999                                                                        
          (Data for Civilian Noninstitutional Workers From the 2000 Census. Workers who worked 50 weeks
          or more and 35 or more hours per week in 1999 were classified as year-round full-time workers.)

          ALABAMA; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Materials Engineers                                            650   $52,210      61.9         555   $53,643      62.3
Mechanical Engineers                                         2,720   $52,525      63.1       2,370   $53,949      62.7
Mining and Geological Engineers,Including Mining
  Safety Engineers                                             160   $57,917      60.6         145   $59,375      66.4
Nuclear Engineers                                              150   $75,720      86.8         115   $77,083      82.6
Petroleum Engineers                                            120   $69,091      59.3          60   $69,318      58.6
Engineers, All Others                                        5,015   $60,055      77.2       4,250   $61,949      79.3
Drafters                                                     3,290   $28,624      10.9       2,520   $31,571       9.8
Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters                     7,890   $35,349      12.8       6,220   $38,528      11.7
Surveying and Mapping Technicians                            1,640   $23,618       2.1       1,150   $27,332       2.9

  LIFE, PHYSICAL, AND SOCIAL SCIENCE OCCUPATIONS
Agricultural and Food Scientists                               365   $34,107      78.9         260   $48,750      76.0
Biological Scientists                                          850   $31,232      87.2         635   $36,920      86.8
Conservation Scientists and Foresters                          955   $42,356      82.7         820   $45,264      85.5
Medical Scientists                                             605   $39,167     100.0         485   $46,250     100.0
Astronomers and Physicists                                     375   $70,320      94.2         325   $71,424      93.8
Atmospheric and Space Scientists                               240   $46,471      81.5         220   $50,139      82.1
Chemists and Materials Scientists                            1,030   $42,006      86.4         835   $43,836      86.0
Environmental Scientists and Geoscientists                     865   $38,987      90.0         650   $40,711      91.6
Physical Scientists, All Other                               1,755   $30,092      97.9       1,125   $39,228      99.1
Economists                                                      85   $36,094     100.0          55   $40,750     100.0
Market/Survey Researchers                                      625   $31,250      64.0         380   $45,667      65.1
Psychologists                                                1,255   $41,536     100.0         745   $49,391     100.0
Sociologists                                                    20   $45,500      55.6          10   $47,500     100.0
Urban and Regional Planners                                    155   $36,875      91.6         130   $37,031      94.5
Miscellaneous Social Scientists and Related Workers            400   $27,386      84.0         275   $39,375      88.6
Agricultural and Food Science Technicians                      320   $21,514      30.1         230   $22,308      26.5
Biological Technicians                                         140   $12,292      73.6          50   $24,375      52.9
Chemical Technicians                                         2,025   $37,103      24.2       1,675   $39,354      25.1
Geological and Petroleum Technicians                           280   $39,500      20.9         205   $46,116      23.2
Nuclear Technicians                                             75   $44,048      55.4          60   $45,000      56.9
Other Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians         2,075   $22,009      33.5       1,335   $26,944      33.9

  COMMUNITY AND SOCIAL SERVICES OCCUPATIONS
Counselors                                                   7,195   $28,985      79.8       4,415   $30,854      81.7
Social Workers                                               7,925   $27,005      82.9       5,920   $29,218      85.0
Misc. Community and Social Service Specialists               2,670   $26,372      54.2       1,990   $29,611      59.1
Clergy                                                       9,205   $27,866      64.4       6,960   $31,753      68.3
Directors, Religious Activities and Education                1,040   $22,299      58.6         575   $29,877      69.0
Religious Workers, All Other                                 1,585   $15,485      40.8         735   $24,464      46.3

  LEGAL OCCUPATIONS
Lawyers                                                      9,270   $68,420      99.8       8,005   $72,414      99.8
Judges, Magistrates, and Other Judicial Workers                965   $58,352      67.5         850   $63,158      66.9
Paralegals and Legal Assistants                              3,225   $26,161      37.9       2,365   $28,672      38.7
Miscellaneous Legal Support Workers                          2,600   $21,758      25.8       1,675   $27,913      16.7


TABLE 2.  EARNINGS BY DETAILED OCCUPATION: 1999                                                                        
          (Data for Civilian Noninstitutional Workers From the 2000 Census. Workers who worked 50 weeks
          or more and 35 or more hours per week in 1999 were classified as year-round full-time workers.)

          ALABAMA; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates

  EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND LIBRARY OCCUPATIONS
Postsecondary Teachers                                      16,780   $36,904      89.9      11,490   $47,255      91.4
Preschool and Kindergarten Teachers                          9,770   $10,123      27.1       4,730   $13,581      27.7
Elementary and Middle School Teachers                       53,110   $31,733      90.8      41,020   $33,840      94.8
Secondary School Teachers                                   11,960   $33,854      93.0       9,925   $35,379      94.5
Special Education Teachers                                   2,405   $32,750      88.4       2,020   $35,025      91.5
Other Teachers and Instructors                               6,660   $16,110      50.4       2,815   $30,527      47.9
Archivists, Curators, and Museum Technicians                   400   $30,370      75.1         310   $31,991      86.2
Librarians                                                   2,540   $34,167      85.3       1,315   $34,576      85.2
Library Technicians                                            370   $16,133      13.0         195   $23,750      15.0
Teacher Assistants                                           9,325   $10,410      10.1       2,705   $12,426       9.9
Other Education, Training, and Library Workers                 825   $31,762      74.6         520   $40,347      78.0

  ARTS, DESIGN, ENTERTAINMENT, SPORTS, AND MEDIA
       OCCUPATIONS
Artists and Related Workers                                  1,940   $18,411      40.9       1,095   $27,583      41.9
Designers                                                    7,750   $22,367      35.1       4,955   $28,618      35.0
Actors                                                         155   $16,452      66.9           0         .        .
Producers and Directors                                        935   $28,373      57.0         705   $31,367      60.2
Athletes, Coaches, Umpires and Related Workers               2,210   $21,997      54.1       1,005   $35,116      62.9
Dancers and Choreographers                                     190   $20,398       3.7          45   $31,597      16.3
Musicians, Singers and Related Workers                       2,075    $8,792      48.6         450   $26,579      48.0
Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related
  Workers, All Other                                           315   $17,406      31.9          80   $31,429      42.5
Announcers                                                     745   $17,363      39.0         440   $23,485      47.3
News Analysts, Reporters, and Correspondents                   885   $27,236      77.3         545   $33,716      82.8
Public Relations Specialists                                 1,725   $29,622      57.4       1,245   $35,938      60.5
Editors                                                      1,685   $26,206      70.3       1,190   $31,438      71.5
Technical Writers                                              665   $37,641      55.3         535   $39,364      54.8
Writers and Authors                                            870   $25,378      71.6         435   $34,792      76.1
Miscellaneous Media and Communication Workers                  440   $19,038      45.5         245   $29,647      49.4
Broadcast and Sound Engineering Technicians and
  Radio Operators                                              875   $23,981      18.6         650   $31,987      16.8
Photographers                                                1,600   $19,909      27.1         910   $30,890      30.9
Television, Video and Motion Picture Camera
  Operators and Editors                                        220   $18,611      44.6         140   $25,588      38.4
Media and Communication Equipment Workers,
  All Other                                                     15   $14,844       0.0          15   $14,844       0.0

  HEALTHCARE PRACTIONERS AND TECHNICAL OCCUPATIONS
Chiropractors                                                  365   $75,804      97.8         275   $78,207      97.1
Dentists                                                     1,690  $100,563     100.0       1,005  $102,422     100.0
Dieticians and Nutritionists                                 1,485   $23,214      51.4         855   $29,139      51.8
Optometrists                                                   445   $76,667     100.0         285   $81,328     100.0
Pharmacists                                                  4,085   $62,466      93.0       2,865   $70,567      97.0
Physicians and Surgeons                                      8,855  $124,204      99.5       6,945  $138,663      99.4
Physician Assistants                                           730   $27,813      46.8         470   $36,438      45.0


TABLE 2.  EARNINGS BY DETAILED OCCUPATION: 1999                                                                        
          (Data for Civilian Noninstitutional Workers From the 2000 Census. Workers who worked 50 weeks
          or more and 35 or more hours per week in 1999 were classified as year-round full-time workers.)

          ALABAMA; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Podiatrists                                                     65  $105,500     100.0          50   $99,583     100.0
Registered Nurses                                           40,405   $35,159      45.6      27,250   $38,207      44.7
Audiologists                                                   145   $37,941      92.4         105   $39,191      91.3
Occupational Therapists                                        640   $39,805      88.3         415   $44,669      92.1
Physical Therapists                                          1,560   $45,160      82.1       1,025   $52,083      81.7
Radiation Therapists                                           140   $35,417      53.6          75   $41,719      46.6
Recreational Therapists                                        150   $22,800      62.7         105   $24,000      80.8
Respiratory Therapists                                       1,370   $31,266      27.6         900   $35,064      26.4
Speech-Language Pathologists                                   970   $34,017      99.3         385   $37,864     100.0
Therapists, All Others                                         935   $28,806      82.5         605   $31,080      80.2
Veterinarians                                                  945   $57,222      98.0         755   $68,942     100.0
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practioners,
  All Other                                                     10    $1,250       0.0           0         .        .
Clinical Lab Technologists and Technicians                   5,500   $25,731      46.0       3,705   $30,789      46.2
Dental Hygienists                                            2,635   $23,536      17.7       1,170   $26,429      16.4
Diagnostic Related Technologists and Technicians             4,370   $31,569      14.5       3,170   $34,394      14.6
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics                 1,980   $26,793      10.7       1,635   $28,149      10.6
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practioners Support
  Technicians                                                4,755   $16,052      14.1       2,715   $20,119      10.7
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses           14,800   $20,907       6.7       9,400   $23,025       6.5
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians           1,660   $16,861       8.5       1,110   $19,454       8.3
Opticians, Dispensing                                          630   $20,577      14.3         420   $23,639      14.1
Miscellaneous Health Technologists and Technicians           1,165   $21,356      20.0         830   $25,417      17.1
Other Healthcare Practioners and Technical
  Occupations                                                  990   $31,250      60.1         625   $39,601      62.4

HEALTHCARE SUPPORT OCCUPATIONS
Nursing, Psychiatric, and Home Health Aides                 28,030   $13,576       4.0      15,005   $16,479       3.9
Occupational Therapist Assistants and Aides                    160   $27,232       6.8         100   $29,196      10.9
Physical Therapist Assistants and Aides                        875   $22,255      21.3         525   $30,290      19.1
Massage Therapists                                             495    $9,571      18.8         130   $15,595       3.9
Dental Assistants                                            2,220   $16,586       7.8       1,020   $19,655       5.6
Medical Assistants and Other Healthcare Support
 Occupations                                                 8,285   $16,120       9.0       4,885   $19,640       6.3

  PROTECTIVE SERVICE OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Correctional
  Officers                                                     545   $32,344      29.8         460   $33,594      31.2
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Police and
  Detectives                                                 1,980   $40,446      29.3       1,730   $41,093      29.9
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Fire Fighting and
  Prevention Workers                                           900   $41,867      10.5         795   $42,289      11.3
Supervisors, Protective Service Workers, All Other             945   $26,603      27.4         705   $30,919      27.2
Fire Fighters                                                4,905   $32,439       6.1       4,260   $33,231       6.6
Fire Inspectors                                                255   $35,441      21.1         235   $37,132      23.2
Baliffs, Correctional Officers and Jailers                   4,650   $27,508      15.1       3,875   $28,659      16.0
Detectives and Criminal Investigators                        1,425   $35,046      36.3       1,250   $36,250      33.4
Fish and Game Wardens                                           50   $29,643      34.6          50   $29,643      34.6


TABLE 2.  EARNINGS BY DETAILED OCCUPATION: 1999                                                                        
          (Data for Civilian Noninstitutional Workers From the 2000 Census. Workers who worked 50 weeks
          or more and 35 or more hours per week in 1999 were classified as year-round full-time workers.)

          ALABAMA; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Parking Enforcement Workers                                     30   $30,294       0.0          25   $30,809       0.0
Police and Sheriff Patrol Officers                           8,920   $30,764      19.8       7,890   $31,362      20.5
Transit and Railroad Police                                      0         .        .            0         .        .
Animal Control Workers                                         185   $16,997       5.9         155   $17,240       1.3
Private Detectives and Investigators                           715   $28,179      51.6         485   $35,903      50.1
Security Guards and Gaming Surveillance Officers            11,110   $15,665      11.7       6,440   $20,455      12.8
Crossing Guards                                                500    $7,007       5.0         115   $18,594       0.0
Lifeguards and Other Protective Service Workers                545    $8,750      22.8         140   $26,932      31.4

  FOOD PREPARATION AND SERVING RELATED OCCUPATIONS
Chefs and Head Cooks                                         1,550   $16,987       7.7         975   $20,224       9.8
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Food Preparation
  and Serving Workers                                        8,810   $15,422       7.0       5,235   $19,108       8.6
Cooks                                                       24,705   $10,510       1.6      10,325   $13,861       1.8
Food Preparation Workers                                     4,810    $9,038       4.0       1,595   $13,038       1.3
Bartenders                                                   2,700   $11,340      10.4       1,110   $16,233      11.2
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers,
  Including Fast Food                                        3,450    $8,147       2.2       1,145   $14,353       3.1
Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession and
  Coffee Shop                                                  715    $6,957       3.4         155   $13,432       4.5
Waiters and Waitresses                                      17,520    $9,067       6.4       5,585   $13,022       6.7
Food Servers, Nonrestaurant                                  1,430   $11,847       1.0         690   $14,539       1.3
Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender
  Helpers                                                    2,760    $9,165       2.0         670   $12,240       2.4
Dishwashers                                                  2,080    $8,293       2.0         745   $11,900       2.3
Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee
  Shop                                                       1,390    $6,189       4.2         420   $11,469       6.2
Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers,
  All Other                                                     40   $11,364       0.0          10   $11,250       0.0

  BUILDING AND GROUNDS CLEANING AND MAINTENANCE
    OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Housekeeping and
  Janitorial Workers                                         2,570   $19,585       7.1       2,050   $23,150       7.0
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Landscaping, Lawn
  Service, and Groundskeeping Workers                        2,235   $25,649      12.4       1,775   $28,159      12.7
Janitors and Building Cleaners                              29,650   $14,164       2.7      16,030   $18,668       2.2
Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners                             19,190    $8,974       1.4       6,980   $13,233       1.5
Pest Control Workers                                         1,445   $21,263       3.0       1,225   $22,117       3.0
Grounds Maintenance Workers                                 13,275   $14,696       6.3       7,095   $19,414       7.6

  PERSONAL CARE AND SERVICE OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Gaming Workers              315   $15,673      24.9         220   $31,827      26.9
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Personal Service
  Workers                                                    1,355   $19,599      14.5         970   $22,287      15.8
Animal Trainers                                                335   $15,216      30.1         180   $18,929      38.9
Nonfarm Animal Caretakers                                    1,190   $12,087      11.4         575   $15,977       5.8


TABLE 2.  EARNINGS BY DETAILED OCCUPATION: 1999                                                                       
          (Data for Civilian Noninstitutional Workers From the 2000 Census. Workers who worked 50 weeks
          or more and 35 or more hours per week in 1999 were classified as year-round full-time workers.)

          ALABAMA; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Gaming Workers                                                  75    $5,714      34.2           0         .        .
Motion Picture Projectionists                                   75    $7,813       0.0          20   $19,821       0.0
Ushers,Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers                     215    $5,551       0.0          20   $21,563       0.0
Miscellaneous Entertainment Attendants and Related
  Workers                                                    1,080   $10,441      16.5         370   $19,303      18.8
Funeral Service Workers                                        235   $12,614      14.6         125   $22,266      18.3
Barbers                                                      1,885   $14,640       3.0       1,000   $19,867       2.7
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists              10,965   $12,216       4.9       5,200   $16,535       5.1
Miscellaneous Personal Appearance Workers                    1,370   $11,214       5.0         725   $15,675       2.8
Baggage Porters, Bellhops, and Concierges                      230   $12,733      17.5         115   $16,087       7.8
Tour and Travel Guides                                         355    $5,625      13.8          55   $14,063       5.5
Transportation Attendants                                      400   $13,462      18.7         130   $20,357      22.7
Child Care Workers                                          16,135    $7,641      10.7       6,155   $12,475      10.4
Personal and Home Care Aides                                 3,495    $8,987       4.6       1,430   $13,296       6.1
Recreation and Fitness Workers                               3,260   $13,457      34.5       1,495   $23,364      40.3
Residential Advisors                                           940    $9,437      26.0         355   $18,614      32.4
Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other                   255   $11,955       2.0          90   $16,797       5.5

  SALES AND RELATED OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Retail Sales
  Workers                                                   49,525   $24,858      17.3      39,250   $27,374      17.9
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Non-Retail Sales
  Workers                                                   12,980   $33,502      26.1      10,805   $36,945      26.9
Cashiers                                                    41,025    $9,500       3.9      15,350   $14,359       4.5
Counter and Rental Clerks                                    2,215   $12,177       9.1       1,085   $17,262       8.2
Parts Salespersons                                           2,240   $23,303       5.2       1,840   $26,298       4.6
Retail Salespersons                                         50,640   $15,394      17.0      27,040   $25,003      18.4
Advertising Sales Agents                                     2,810   $28,274      40.8       1,935   $32,113      42.6
Insurance Sales Agents                                       8,140   $32,633      37.4       6,270   $38,979      38.9
Securities, Commodities, and Finanancial Services
  Sales Agents                                               2,800   $36,574      59.8       2,215   $41,847      62.2
Travel Agents                                                  880   $19,238      29.4         555   $23,344      27.2
Sales Representatives, Services, All Other                   7,780   $30,793      36.6       5,520   $36,604      39.2
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing          21,000   $37,100      34.6      17,175   $40,589      35.4
Models, Demonstrators, and Product Promoters                   530    $7,602      14.9         105   $28,813      29.1
Real Estate Brokers and Sales Agents                         7,770   $26,535      35.6       4,935   $36,466      36.1
Sales Engineers                                                405   $57,054      64.7         345   $61,500      65.1
Telemarketers                                                2,165    $8,468      11.9         630   $17,781      20.8
Door-To-Door Sales Workers, News and Street Vendors
  and Related Workers                                        2,045    $9,622      15.9         580   $23,077      16.7
Sales and Related Workers, All Other                         2,880   $18,588      33.7       1,610   $31,212      40.3

OFFICE AND ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Office and
Administrative Support Workers                              24,890   $26,990      23.2      19,910   $29,416      22.9
Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service           1,455   $13,695       6.0         800   $18,224       1.8


TABLE 2.  EARNINGS BY DETAILED OCCUPATION: 1999                                                                       
          (Data for Civilian Noninstitutional Workers From the 2000 Census. Workers who worked 50 weeks
          or more and 35 or more hours per week in 1999 were classified as year-round full-time workers.)

          ALABAMA; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Telephone Operators                                          1,195   $16,466       6.9         690   $20,889       8.8
Communication Equipment Operators, All Other                   160   $29,318       2.5         105   $38,056       3.8
Bill and Account Collectors                                  3,635   $20,538      12.5       2,560   $22,334      11.4
Billing and Posting Clerks and Machine Operators             4,505   $19,772       8.9       3,255   $21,068       7.6
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks                27,290   $20,186      11.0      17,745   $22,916       9.7
Gaming Cage Workers                                             15   $11,250       0.0          15   $11,250       0.0
Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks                               3,040   $21,925      11.6       2,230   $24,482      11.4
Procurement Clerks                                             710   $27,893      20.4         655   $28,893      20.0
Tellers                                                      7,650   $14,794       7.0       4,390   $17,128       5.5
Brokerage Clerks                                               105   $21,591      39.4          65   $25,250      26.9
Correspondence Clerks                                           40   $13,571      19.0          25   $16,458      29.6
Court, Municipal, and License Clerks                         1,540   $20,980      12.1       1,175   $22,188      10.9
Credit Authorizers, Checkers and Clerks                        850   $19,655      15.9         610   $21,186      12.3
Customer Service Representatives                            21,575   $20,570      18.3      14,720   $23,667      19.9
Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs                  875   $32,271      52.9         695   $34,063      56.3
File Clerks                                                  4,420   $15,311      12.4       2,395   $19,799      11.9
Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks                         1,640   $10,857       9.1         640   $14,205       8.6
Interviewers Except Eligibility and Loan                     2,870   $12,863      18.7       1,120   $21,589      14.9
Library Assistants, Clerical                                 1,695   $11,452      30.1         575   $17,636      29.6
Loan Interviewers and Clerks                                 1,850   $21,963      15.2       1,395   $23,508      12.8
New Account Clerks                                             275   $17,377      15.9         155   $21,375       7.1
Order Clerks                                                 1,990   $17,919       7.0       1,235   $21,383       8.7
Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and
  Timekeeping                                                1,275   $21,676      21.1         910   $25,092      23.8
Receptionists and Information Clerks                        13,770   $14,084       8.7       7,030   $17,744       6.6
Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and
  Travel Clerks                                              1,005   $19,132      31.9         690   $21,438      29.6
Information and Record Clerks, All Other                     1,090   $20,187      20.6         670   $24,619      23.9
Cargo and Freight Agents                                       155   $25,197       0.0         125   $27,171       0.0
Couriers and Messengers                                      2,860   $17,921      13.6       1,660   $23,935      15.2
Dispatchers                                                  4,385   $21,806       5.5       3,315   $24,525       5.7
Meter Readers, Utilities                                     1,080   $24,750       3.7         880   $26,157       1.9
Postal Service Clerks                                        2,100   $37,293      12.9       1,505   $39,114      15.0
Postal Service Mail Carriers                                 5,670   $35,401      13.7       4,020   $38,509      14.6
Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and
  Processing Machine Operators                               1,430   $36,988      12.5       1,085   $38,520      14.2
Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks                  4,450   $30,220      22.7       3,720   $31,824      21.9
Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks                     10,990   $20,852       4.0       7,870   $22,729       3.5
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers                              18,720   $15,707       5.3      10,735   $20,265       4.6
Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers,
  Recordkeeping                                              1,620   $19,825       4.0       1,165   $21,801       4.9
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants                   57,550   $19,736      12.9      38,395   $22,314      11.6
Computer Operators                                           4,145   $25,794      18.6       3,050   $27,329      19.4
Data Entry Keyers                                            7,730   $17,280      10.4       4,720   $20,043       9.5
Word Processors and Typists                                  2,275   $19,563       8.2       1,455   $22,226       5.7
Desktop Publishers                                              75   $22,885      28.4          55   $24,808      24.1
Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks                3,870   $21,152      14.3       2,840   $22,305      14.1


TABLE 2.  EARNINGS BY DETAILED OCCUPATION: 1999                                                                       
          (Data for Civilian Noninstitutional Workers From the 2000 Census. Workers who worked 50 weeks
          or more and 35 or more hours per week in 1999 were classified as year-round full-time workers.)

          ALABAMA; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except
  Postal Service                                             1,475   $15,966      12.5         855   $18,980      10.4
Office Clerks, General                                      20,605   $17,703      12.2      12,530   $21,567      10.6
Office Machine Operators, Except Computer                      855   $15,668       5.6         475   $18,452       4.6
Proofreaders and Copy Markers                                  205   $18,854      26.3         130   $23,571      13.1
Statistical Assistants                                         255   $27,153      20.8         220   $29,438      24.2
Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other         5,120   $22,885      27.1       3,635   $25,743      26.8

FARMING, FISHING, AND FORESTRY OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Farming, Fishing
  and Forestry Workers                                       1,250   $30,542      11.1         930   $32,742      11.5
Agricultural Inspectors                                        420   $31,250      12.7         315   $34,159      15.6
Animal Breeders                                                 85   $21,771       0.0          85   $21,875       0.0
Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products                     540   $11,688       6.3         230   $14,846      12.9
Miscellaneous Agricultural Workers                           6,435   $12,122       4.6       3,220   $16,973       4.8
Fishers and Related Fishing Workers                          1,040   $15,698       1.4         470   $20,213       3.2
Hunters and Trappers                                            50   $10,313       0.0           4    $8,750       0.0
Forest and Conservation Workers                                220   $19,375      10.0         115   $33,063      17.4
Logging Workers                                              5,050   $20,980       2.9       3,240   $23,832       3.0

CONSTRUCTION AND EXTRACTION WORKERS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Construction
  Trades and Extraction Workers                             16,220   $32,190       7.7      12,665   $35,348       8.1
Boilermakers                                                   815   $35,560       2.1         285   $39,722       0.7
Brickmasons, Blockmasons, and Stonemasons                    4,990   $18,542       1.4       2,445   $22,317       0.9
Carpenters                                                  21,315   $19,900       2.8      12,265   $24,106       3.1
Carpet, Floor and Tile Installers and Finishers              3,265   $20,966       2.1       2,050   $24,638       1.4
Cement Masons, Concrete Finishers, and Terrazzo
  Workers                                                    2,190   $17,998       1.1       1,145   $21,882       2.0
Contruction Laborers                                        18,200   $17,680       3.3      10,205   $22,129       3.1
Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators             405   $20,536       0.0         245   $25,605       0.0
Pile-Driver Operators                                           20   $26,563       0.0          15   $27,500       0.0
Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment
  Operators                                                  7,080   $24,628       2.0       4,920   $26,594       1.4
Drywall Installers, Ceiling Tile Installers, and
  Tapers                                                     3,410   $19,646       0.1       1,910   $22,551       0.3
Electricians                                                14,140   $30,111       3.9      10,595   $32,138       3.8
Glaziers                                                       575   $21,935       1.6         390   $24,015       2.3
Insulation Workers                                           1,070   $20,483       2.3         665   $25,191       3.1
Painters, Construction and Maintenance                       9,415   $17,678       4.0       5,115   $22,900       3.6
Paperhangers                                                   365   $14,926       4.4         165   $26,406       9.6
Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters          9,725   $26,394       1.9       6,695   $28,843       1.4
Plasterers and Stucco Masons                                   350   $16,429       0.0         180   $20,337       0.0
Reinforcing Iron Workers                                        90   $35,536       0.0          50   $35,714       0.0
Roofers                                                      3,445   $17,028       1.6       1,735   $21,825       3.2
Sheet Metal Workers                                          3,320   $24,135       1.8       2,450   $26,710       1.8
Structural Iron and Steel Workers                            1,875   $26,831       1.6       1,165   $28,998       1.2
Helpers, Construction Trades                                 1,190   $14,068       0.9         510   $18,558       0.6
Construction and Building Inspectors                         1,045   $30,858      11.8         830   $33,384      14.0
Elevator Installers and Repairers                              300   $37,438       3.3         250   $42,981       4.0


TABLE 2.  EARNINGS BY DETAILED OCCUPATION: 1999                                                                       
          (Data for Civilian Noninstitutional Workers From the 2000 Census. Workers who worked 50 weeks
          or more and 35 or more hours per week in 1999 were classified as year-round full-time workers.)

          ALABAMA; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Fence Erectors                                                 510   $16,250       5.1         245   $23,542       4.9
Hazardous Materials Removal Workers                            230   $30,096       3.9         145   $33,542       6.3
Highway Maintenance Workers                                  1,500   $20,311       1.7       1,080   $22,083       0.4
Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment
  Operators                                                    180   $36,625       0.0         155   $40,284       0.0
Septic Tank Services and Sewer Pipe Cleaners                   180   $22,663       0.0         140   $22,917       0.0
Miscellaneous Construction and Related Workers                 545   $26,556       4.8         410   $28,272       6.3
Derrick, Rotary Drill, and Service Unit Operators,
  Oil, Gas, and Mining                                         175   $40,489       0.0          80   $31,484       0.0
Earth Drillers Except Oil and Gas                              410   $25,259       2.2         320   $26,500       2.8
Explosives Workers, Ordnance handling Experts, and
  Blasters                                                     295   $28,958       5.8         245   $31,750       7.0
Mining Machine Operators                                     1,635   $42,287       3.0       1,275   $45,071       3.6
Roof Bolters, Mining                                            80   $50,658       8.5          75   $51,118       9.3
Roustabouts, Oil and Gas                                        25   $37,500      50.0          10   $11,364       0.0
Helpers - Extraction Workers                                    80   $38,021      10.3          35   $48,333       0.0
Other Extraction Workers                                       375   $30,417       0.0         180   $37,000       0.0

INSTALLATION, MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Mechanics,
  Installers and Repairers                                   7,025   $39,227      10.0       6,120   $40,755      10.9
Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine
  Repairers                                                  3,370   $29,931      12.4       2,715   $31,620      11.7
Radio and Telecommunications Equipment Installers
  and Repairers                                              3,140   $34,344       6.9       2,495   $36,520       6.4
Avionics Technicians                                           340   $32,098      14.7         285   $35,531      13.4
Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related  Repairers             750   $31,224       2.7         620   $33,750       1.6
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Transportation
  Equipment                                                     40   $16,917       0.0          20   $16,250       0.0
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Industrial and
  Utility                                                      155   $43,365       7.0         130   $45,353       8.5
Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor
  Vehicles                                                     465   $33,333       4.3         360   $34,583       4.5
Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers
  and Repairers                                                780   $21,399       8.5         565   $25,960       9.1
Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers                     670   $26,127       4.8         520   $29,182       5.4
Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians                   3,820   $34,354       6.9       3,135   $36,015       6.1
Automotive Body and Related Repairers                        3,585   $27,448       3.2       2,855   $28,918       2.1
Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers                      355   $21,940       0.0         325   $21,940       0.0
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics                17,150   $22,228       1.9      12,895   $26,029       1.9
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine
  Specialists                                                5,790   $28,116       1.2       4,675   $30,500       1.4
Heavy Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Service
  Technicians and Mechanics                                  3,100   $31,807       3.9       2,580   $33,487       3.8
Small Engine Mechanics                                       1,175   $18,616       2.1         750   $23,385       2.3
Miscellaneous Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Mechanics,
  Installers, and Repairers                                  1,515   $17,135       0.9       1,085   $20,330       1.2
  

TABLE 2.  EARNINGS BY DETAILED OCCUPATION: 1999                                                                       
          (Data for Civilian Noninstitutional Workers From the 2000 Census. Workers who worked 50 weeks
          or more and 35 or more hours per week in 1999 were classified as year-round full-time workers.)

          ALABAMA; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Control and Valve Installers and Repairers                     330   $28,456       6.0         270   $32,266       3.3
Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration
  Mechanics and Installers                                   5,815   $27,122       2.8       4,515   $29,386       2.7
Home Appliance Repairers                                       810   $22,437       0.0         550   $28,628       0.0
Industrial and Refractory Machinery Mechanics               13,500   $31,879       1.8      11,150   $33,960       1.9
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General                      8,360   $27,381       2.4       6,490   $30,916       1.9
Maintenance Workers, Machinery                                 680   $31,992       7.8         555   $32,363       9.5
Millwrights                                                  2,410   $39,560       1.4       1,910   $41,378       1.4
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers               2,985   $41,967       2.3       2,655   $42,563       2.6
Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers             2,615   $30,566       3.8       2,070   $31,913       4.8
Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers                 1,225   $37,072      10.8         945   $39,458       8.7
Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and
  Repairers                                                    910   $21,764       6.7         630   $24,471       3.5
Commercial Divers                                               30   $20,769      50.0          10   $40,357      58.3
Locksmiths and Safe Repairers                                  390   $21,977       5.6         260   $25,825       5.8
Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers             1,395   $21,875       1.4         925   $24,366       1.9
Riggers                                                        240   $30,259       2.9         115   $33,375       6.0
Signal and Track Switch Repairers                               85   $39,875       7.1          85   $39,875       7.1
Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers         245   $18,935       0.0          95   $29,107       0.0
Other Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers          4,165   $25,740       5.0       3,080   $30,242       5.4

PRODUCTION OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Production and
  Operating Workers                                         29,535   $35,112      11.1      24,805   $36,733      11.5
Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems
  Assemblers                                                   220   $21,675       4.6         185   $22,632       4.3
Electrical, Electronics, and Electromechanical
  Assemblers                                                 4,125   $20,225       3.1       2,815   $23,199       1.8
Engine and Other Machines Assemblers                           580   $23,599       1.5         430   $26,477       2.1
Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters                       970   $30,519       3.5         725   $32,190       4.7
Miscellaneous Assemblers and Fabricators                    18,910   $19,180       2.7      12,680   $22,330       2.9
Bakers                                                       1,520   $13,940       1.7         865   $18,380       2.1
Butchers and Other Meat, Poultry, and Fish Processing
  Workers                                                    6,795   $15,326       1.4       4,125   $18,678       1.6
Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine
  Operators and Tenders                                        170   $20,125       3.0         110   $24,286       0.0
Food Batchmakers                                             1,120   $16,697       1.0         745   $19,030       1.5
Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders                     120   $17,212       1.7          85   $19,115       0.0
Computer Control Programmers and Operators                     545   $30,019       7.5         375   $31,791       9.3
Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                               310   $25,516       0.0         205   $27,137       0.0
Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Metal and Plastic                                            205   $23,990       0.0         160   $25,278       0.0
Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Metal and Plastic                                            310   $28,924       1.6         255   $29,132       0.0
Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters,
  Operators and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                   2,480   $22,469       1.5       1,850   $25,676       1.4
  

TABLE 2.  EARNINGS BY DETAILED OCCUPATION: 1999                                                                       
          (Data for Civilian Noninstitutional Workers From the 2000 Census. Workers who worked 50 weeks
          or more and 35 or more hours per week in 1999 were classified as year-round full-time workers.)

          ALABAMA; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                               190   $23,828       1.1         150   $23,203       1.3
Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine
  Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal
   and Plastic                                               1,725   $21,243       1.7       1,285   $22,705       1.9
Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                               255   $27,813       7.5         205   $28,781       6.8
Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                    45   $16,118       0.0          25   $16,979       0.0
Machinists                                                   8,860   $30,340       2.0       7,300   $31,499       1.9
Metal Furnace and Kiln Operators and Tenders                 1,295   $30,091       0.1         955   $32,355       0.1
Model Makers and Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic              370   $28,836       9.2         260   $31,324       9.2
Molders and Molding Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                 1,860   $20,754       1.2       1,360   $23,085       1.6
Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Metal and Plastic                                            240   $24,773       0.0         175   $29,375       0.0
Tool and Die Makers                                          1,050   $37,075       2.4         945   $37,717       2.6
Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Workers                     16,485   $26,185       1.2      12,055   $28,563       1.3
Heat Treating Equipment Equipment Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                               235   $25,568       0.0         185   $30,515       0.0
Lay-Out Workers, Metal and Plastic                             705   $28,788       0.7         555   $30,683       0.0
Plating and Coating Machine Setters, operators, and
  Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                   285   $24,301       3.5         215   $27,857       1.4
Tool Grinders, Filers and Sharpeners                           355   $26,273       4.0         225   $31,319       6.3
Metalworkers and Plastic Workers, All Others                11,195   $25,624       2.2       8,695   $27,290       2.1
Bookbinders and Bindery Workers                                630   $19,167       1.7         375   $20,688       0.0
Job Printers                                                 1,060   $22,216       4.7         820   $25,109       4.6
Prepress Technicians and Workers                             1,040   $20,139      10.9         705   $23,125      10.7
Printing Machine Operators                                   2,610   $21,661       3.6       1,920   $26,105       2.3
Laundry and Dry Cleaning Workers                             3,275   $12,257       1.4       1,780   $15,364       2.5
Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials            2,380   $11,360       1.9       1,060   $16,635       1.6
Sewing Machine Operators                                    21,150   $14,236       0.9      12,280   $17,014       0.7
Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers                         135   $14,531       5.9         100   $18,281       0.0
Shoe Machine Operators and Tenders                             120   $11,094       0.0          50   $19,167       0.0
Tailors, Dressmakers, and Sewers                             1,735   $12,376      11.3         845   $17,801       8.3
Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and
  Tenders                                                      335   $20,313       0.6         240   $21,797       0.8
Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders                                                      530   $16,439       0.4         350   $18,866       0.0
Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters,
  Operators, and Tenders                                     3,900   $21,753       0.8       2,885   $23,503       0.9
Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine
  Setters, Operators, and Tenders                            3,980   $20,711       1.4       2,915   $21,566       1.6
Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers                           60   $29,205       0.0          40   $40,750       0.0
Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers                                45   $19,722       0.0          30   $25,250       0.0
Upholsterers                                                   750   $18,015       4.3         490   $21,295       4.5
Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other         4,270   $17,635       0.6       2,965   $19,469       0.6


TABLE 2.  EARNINGS BY DETAILED OCCUPATION: 1999                                                                       
          (Data for Civilian Noninstitutional Workers From the 2000 Census. Workers who worked 50 weeks
          or more and 35 or more hours per week in 1999 were classified as year-round full-time workers.)

          ALABAMA; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters                           1,845   $19,157       2.8       1,275   $21,945       2.9
Furniture Finishers                                            385   $16,688       6.8         275   $19,156       7.3
Model Makers and Patternmakers, Wood                            35   $35,208       0.0          35   $35,208       0.0
Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood         1,940   $18,375       1.8       1,405   $20,558       1.5
Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Except Sawing                                              1,415   $17,943       2.2         915   $19,756       0.0
Woodworkers, All Other                                         755   $17,979       6.0         520   $20,595       6.2
Power Plant Operators, Distributors, and Dispatchers         1,300   $50,663       8.9       1,150   $51,223       9.5
Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators                    1,535   $40,459      15.1       1,195   $41,948      18.2
Water and Liquid Waste Treatment Plant and System
  Workers                                                    1,535   $30,299       6.3       1,350   $30,843       7.1
Miscellaneous Plant and System Operators                       780   $41,381       5.9         650   $44,474       6.3
Chemical Processing Machine Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders                                                2,310   $48,257       5.8       1,985   $49,611       6.8
Crushing, Grinding, Polishing, Mixing, and Blending
  Workers                                                    2,250   $25,294       2.9       1,615   $28,765       3.5
Cutting Workers                                              2,140   $20,128       2.2       1,210   $25,500       3.2
Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine
  Setters, Operators, and Tenders                            1,105   $21,786       0.7         690   $25,845       0.0
Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and
  Tenders                                                      490   $27,898       0.6         345   $31,577       0.9
Inspectors, Testers, Sorter, Samplers, and Weighers         18,905   $21,410       6.6      13,065   $25,441       7.1
Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers                  355   $18,750      13.8         240   $24,750      20.6
Medical, Dental and Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians        1,415   $22,051       5.3         990   $24,000       2.9
Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders          5,680   $15,159       1.3       3,245   $17,915       1.6
Painting Workers                                             3,685   $22,687       2.1       2,490   $26,656       1.7
Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine
  Workers                                                    1,120   $13,584       8.7         685   $17,458      11.9
Semiconductor Processors                                        40   $41,957      23.8          40   $41,957      23.8
Cementing and Gluing Machine Operators and Tenders             510   $17,879       0.6         330   $22,344       0.0
Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment
  Operators and Tenders                                        305   $16,563       0.0         195   $24,926       0.0
Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders            85   $17,083      11.9          65   $20,163       0.0
Etchers and Engravers                                          150   $11,696      21.2          85   $36,538       0.0
Molders, Shapers, and Casters, except Metal and
  Plastic                                                      565   $21,827       5.3         400   $29,821       2.5
Paper Goods Machines Setters, Operators, and Tenders         2,090   $37,793       2.2       1,525   $41,546       2.6
Tire Builders                                                2,590   $42,273       3.5       2,125   $43,077       4.0
Helpers-Production Workers                                   1,365   $21,373       3.4         745   $27,284       1.5
Production Workers, All Other                               30,440   $21,832       2.2      21,245   $25,635       2.4

TRANSPORTATION AND MATERIAL MOVING OCCUPATIONS
Supervisors, Transportation and Material Moving
  Workers                                                    3,910   $31,493      14.3       3,135   $33,276      14.3
Aircraft Pilots and Flight Engineers                         1,475   $43,632      55.0       1,045   $50,684      59.2
Air Traffic Controllers and Airfield Operations
  Specialists                                                  490   $51,063      25.8         415   $60,000      28.5
  

TABLE 2.  EARNINGS BY DETAILED OCCUPATION: 1999                                                                       
          (Data for Civilian Noninstitutional Workers From the 2000 Census. Workers who worked 50 weeks
          or more and 35 or more hours per week in 1999 were classified as year-round full-time workers.)

          ALABAMA; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency
  Medical Technicians                                          150   $17,386       0.0         105   $21,635       0.0
Bus Drivers                                                  6,740   $11,248       3.4       1,635   $18,120       7.5
Driver/Sales Workers and Truck Drivers                      64,895   $25,835       3.0      45,515   $29,192       2.6
Taxi Drivers and Chauffers                                   1,280   $12,878       6.4         595   $19,606       5.2
Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other                             290   $10,313      12.2         120   $21,172      16.8
Locomotive Engineers and Operators                           1,265   $50,668       7.1       1,035   $51,675       8.2
Railroad Brake, Signal, and Switch Operators                   275   $45,605       8.4         240   $45,202       9.6
Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters                            950   $45,130       4.9         780   $46,120       3.5
Subway, Streetcar, and Other Rail Transportation
  Workers                                                      120   $28,333       0.0          75   $34,583       0.0
Sailors and Marine Oilers                                      670   $25,651       3.7         315   $27,350       3.2
Ship and Boat Captains and Operators                         1,415   $39,188       5.4         630   $41,429       5.4
Ship Engineers                                                 100   $32,411      21.8          50   $43,516      44.9
Bridge and Lock Tenders                                        150   $36,875       8.6         145   $37,625       8.8
Parking Lot Attendants                                         305   $10,161       7.2         140   $20,605       9.2
Service Station Attendants                                   1,625   $14,081       2.6         890   $20,090       0.7
Transportation Inspectors                                      810   $34,527       6.8         635   $35,580       6.0
Other Transportation Workers                                   195   $23,494       3.1         140   $24,338       0.0
Conveyor Operators and Tenders                                 160   $27,778       9.4         110   $29,750       5.5
Crane and Tower Operators                                    2,605   $32,130       3.6       2,015   $34,718       3.8
Dredge, Excavating, and Loading Machine Operators            1,170   $24,600       1.8         815   $27,455       2.6
Hoist and Winch Operators                                      130   $37,875       7.0          70   $38,000      12.5
Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators                      11,125   $22,062       1.2       7,950   $23,988       1.2
Cleaners of  Vehicles and Equipment                          4,850   $13,719       1.2       2,455   $17,132       1.3
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Materials Movers,
  Hand                                                      29,735   $17,228       3.0      17,605   $21,501       2.7
Machine Feeders and Offbearers                               1,325   $20,126       2.1         920   $23,185       1.3
Packers and Packagers, Hand                                  5,055   $14,044       3.7       2,750   $17,440       4.1
Pumping Station Operators                                      315   $29,239       1.3         250   $31,761       1.6
Refuse and Recyclable Materials Collectors                   1,860   $18,014       0.9       1,270   $19,449       1.1
Shuttle Car Operators                                           25   $27,321      22.2          20   $26,607       0.0
Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders                              245   $23,553       5.7         165   $40,568       5.4
Material Moving Workers, All Other                           1,850   $23,530       1.8       1,430   $25,947       2.0

Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Income |  Last Revised: June 03, 2010