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TABLE 2. Earnings by Detailed Occupation: 1999: Arkansas: 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                                           1,219,565   $21,163      19.6     797,550   $26,323      21.9

  MANAGEMENT OCCUPATIONS
Chief executives                                             7,315   $60,598      52.6       6,190   $62,226      54.0
General and Operations Managers                              7,140   $41,496      38.9       6,110   $44,320      38.9
Legislators                                                     65   $17,404      68.7          45   $23,958      72.3
Advertising and Promotions Managers                            480   $37,850      44.5         405   $37,150      48.1
Marketing and Sales Managers                                 6,020   $39,812      44.0       4,855   $42,304      46.7
Public Relations Managers                                      410   $41,563      57.8         380   $42,469      59.3
Administrative Services Managers                               310   $35,278      45.5         270   $40,221      49.1
Computer and Information Systems Managers                    1,380   $55,938      52.2       1,180   $59,500      54.2
Financial Managers                                           5,970   $31,414      38.8       4,915   $35,767      41.2
Human Resources Managers                                     3,955   $31,646      36.9       3,080   $36,257      37.6
Industrial Production Managers                               3,265   $46,438      34.5       2,905   $48,794      34.6
Purchasing Managers                                          1,505   $45,475      42.3       1,295   $46,512      42.0
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers           2,495   $32,415      18.7       2,095   $34,883      18.8
Farm, Ranch, and Other Agricultural Managers                 4,850   $27,256      18.6       3,450   $30,902      20.6
Farmers and Ranchers                                        11,925   $19,320      13.4       7,825   $23,310      14.1
Construction Managers                                        5,095   $38,676      16.1       3,990   $41,632      17.3
Education Administrators                                     6,585   $41,639      75.0       4,495   $45,215      77.6
Engineering Managers                                           695   $59,423      59.2         575   $61,938      63.1
Food Service Managers                                        6,185   $21,836      14.7       4,455   $25,200      15.4
Funeral Directors                                              925   $28,157      21.6         730   $31,509      17.0
Gaming Managers                                                200   $20,081      20.3         145   $22,218      22.1
Lodging Managers                                             1,395   $23,846      22.5         995   $27,197      22.4
Medical and Health Services Managers                         3,865   $39,152      45.5       3,300   $40,880      45.8
Natural Sciences Managers                                       90   $32,262      85.9          90   $32,262      85.9
Postmasters and Mail Superintendents                           945   $39,717      14.9         690   $43,838      18.1
Property, Real Estate, and Community Association
  Managers                                                   3,045   $23,336      24.4       2,075   $29,210      26.7
Social and Community Service Managers                        1,575   $29,491      61.6       1,215   $31,959      62.4
Managers, All Other                                         12,975   $37,757      34.5      10,860   $40,490      34.6

  BUSINESS AND FINANCIAL OPERATIONS OCCUPATIONS
Agents and Business Managers of Artists,Performers,
  and Athletes                                                 215   $24,659      41.9         105   $37,279      50.5
Purchasing Agents and Buyers, Farm Products                    180   $24,044      25.7         135   $28,750      31.6
Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products            2,390   $26,148      31.8       1,870   $29,899      33.2
Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and
  Farm Products                                              2,285   $29,933      19.9       2,005   $30,864      21.0
Claims Adusters, Appraisers, Examiners, and
  Investigators                                              2,285   $26,892      38.9       1,690   $29,887      38.2
Compliance Officers, Except Agriculture, Construction,
  Health and Safety, and Transportation                        745   $31,971      42.8         620   $35,893      44.7
Cost Estimators                                                760   $37,384      22.2         705   $37,967      22.8


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.)

          ARKANSAS; 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                                                5,660   $27,583      34.7       4,315   $30,958      37.6
Logisticians                                                   320   $31,851      58.0         255   $32,006      61.2
Management Analysts                                          2,295   $39,212      58.4       1,665   $42,194      59.8
Meeting and Convention Planners                                290    $2,147      19.9          60   $27,500      43.1
Other Business Operations Specialists                        1,755   $24,528      27.2       1,255   $27,432      24.4
Accountants and Auditors                                    11,570   $30,831      66.7       8,740   $35,526      67.8
Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate                      1,185   $21,861      28.5         955   $23,642      27.8
Budget Analysts                                                180   $44,022      45.1         145   $44,167      38.2
Credit Analysts                                                115   $25,042      53.0          80   $26,167      69.2
Financial Analysts                                             175   $41,042      71.4         110   $51,944      73.6
Personal Financial Advisors                                  1,255   $40,386      62.8       1,010   $46,107      60.8
Insurance Underwriters                                         255   $29,861      31.9         195   $29,722      40.2
Financial Examiners                                            120   $41,875      74.6         110   $42,422      79.3
Loan Counselors and Officers                                 3,015   $30,484      40.1       2,655   $31,496      40.8
Tax Examiners, Collectors, and Revenue Agents                  745   $21,723      27.7         525   $24,236      31.4
Tax Preparers                                                1,090    $9,365      25.1         380   $23,311      25.1
Financial Specialists, All Other                               410   $32,955      16.9         330   $35,357      14.8

  COMPUTER AND MATHEMATICAL OCCUPATIONS
Computer Scientists and System Analyts                       2,695   $36,220      48.7       2,100   $39,982      47.5
Computer Programmers                                         4,225   $42,736      62.0       3,475   $46,606      62.7
Computer Software Engineers                                  1,885   $44,669      69.1       1,535   $48,464      70.1
Computer Support Specialists                                 1,560   $30,012      33.1       1,155   $35,147      32.1
Database Administrators                                        540   $36,474      68.9         425   $37,421      72.3
Network and Computer Systems Administrators                    765   $35,163      39.6         640   $39,784      42.3
Network Systems and Data Communication Analysts              1,140   $34,063      36.8         890   $37,771      37.5
Actuaries                                                       10   $31,364       8.3          10   $31,364       8.3
Mathematicians                                                  15   $35,833     100.0          10   $50,625     100.0
Operations Research Analysts                                   420   $38,438      40.8         330   $37,024      47.9
Statisticians                                                  140   $40,476      84.1         110   $40,238      80.0
Miscellaneous Mathematical Science Occupations                   4   $48,750     100.0           4   $48,750     100.0

ARCHITECTURE, ENGINEERING OCCUPATIONS
Architects, Except Naval                                       820   $37,208      79.8         600   $45,357      89.2
Surveyors, Cartographers, and Photogrammetrists                165   $27,650      73.1         150   $27,989      77.2
Aerospace Engineers                                            395   $56,761      51.4         335   $60,536      49.7
Agricultural Engineers                                          45   $29,338      75.6          30   $53,125      92.9
Biomedical Engineers                                            35   $36,111      47.2          30   $36,667      40.6
Chemical Engineers                                             325   $55,139      92.9         270   $58,571      91.5
Civil Engineers                                              1,385   $49,182      79.0       1,190   $51,094      80.4
Computer Hardware Engineers                                    120   $47,266      57.9         110   $48,125      59.3
Electrical and Electronic Engineers                          1,195   $51,268      69.2         975   $55,639      73.1
Environmental Engineers                                        210   $50,556      80.5         165   $55,586      92.0
Industrial Engineers, Including Health and Safety            1,445   $44,203      59.8       1,250   $47,783      63.7
Marine Engineers and Naval Architects                           25   $31,667      33.3          20   $31,250      30.0


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.)

          ARKANSAS; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Materials Engineers                                            175   $50,556      59.2         150   $51,932      55.6
Mechanical Engineers                                         1,240   $45,947      66.7       1,050   $47,111      69.0
Mining and Geological Engineers,Including Mining
  Safety Engineers                                              15   $29,375      62.5          15   $29,375      62.5
Nuclear Engineers                                               50   $71,000      50.0          40   $72,125      61.5
Petroleum Engineers                                             30   $51,346      87.5          30   $51,346      87.5
Engineers, All Others                                        1,430   $50,167      70.7       1,170   $57,553      70.4
Drafters                                                     1,600   $28,859      12.7       1,270   $30,925      13.9
Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters                     3,150   $29,684      10.2       2,470   $31,814      11.8
Surveying and Mapping Technicians                              930   $22,957       1.9         675   $26,578       2.1

  LIFE, PHYSICAL, AND SOCIAL SCIENCE OCCUPATIONS
Agricultural and Food Scientists                               390   $30,900      84.9         295   $35,156      89.4
Biological Scientists                                          450   $37,632      89.6         340   $39,112      91.4
Conservation Scientists and Foresters                          500   $41,281      84.3         425   $41,859      85.9
Medical Scientists                                             400   $38,654      98.3         265   $43,929      98.1
Astronomers and Physicists                                     125   $27,083      51.6          85   $40,913      57.8
Atmospheric and Space Scientists                                60   $61,923      84.5          50   $65,179      92.2
Chemists and Materials Scientists                              560   $38,463      90.2         440   $39,939      87.5
Environmental Scientists and Geoscientists                     280   $42,679      83.2         250   $45,729      82.4
Physical Scientists, All Other                                 410   $26,628      99.3         275   $41,277      99.6
Economists                                                     150   $46,827     100.0         120   $47,396     100.0
Market/Survey Researchers                                      270   $30,257      59.5         200   $32,100      59.0
Psychologists                                                  835   $41,219     100.0         550   $45,781     100.0
Sociologists                                                     0         .        .            0         .        .
Urban and Regional Planners                                    120   $41,429      64.4         100   $47,083      65.7
Miscellaneous Social Scientists and Related Workers            145   $44,167      96.5         110   $45,625      95.5
Agricultural and Food Science Technicians                      515   $25,461      26.7         435   $26,842      25.1
Biological Technicians                                         175   $23,333      16.1         130   $28,875      21.7
Chemical Technicians                                           750   $31,423      13.2         600   $32,354      14.5
Geological and Petroleum Technicians                           100   $38,824      22.0          85   $39,632      25.9
Nuclear Technicians                                             35   $37,500       0.0          20   $67,500       0.0
Other Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians           990   $21,901      26.4         620   $29,154      26.3

  COMMUNITY AND SOCIAL SERVICES OCCUPATIONS
Counselors                                                   3,940   $29,837      76.7       2,075   $30,507      72.4
Social Workers                                               5,145   $23,172      66.4       3,755   $25,086      67.4
Misc. Community and Social Service Specialists               2,045   $21,066      39.1       1,400   $23,548      41.5
Clergy                                                       6,150   $24,671      62.0       4,655   $28,350      62.9
Directors, Religious Activities and Education                  455   $22,152      71.0         255   $32,159      69.3
Religious Workers, All Other                                   875   $16,014      43.1         425   $21,418      43.4

  LEGAL OCCUPATIONS
Lawyers                                                      4,345   $51,843      99.9       3,585   $60,550      99.8
Judges, Magistrates, and Other Judicial Workers                470   $67,604      70.6         385   $67,917      68.2
Paralegals and Legal Assistants                              1,310   $26,377      21.4         995   $28,317      14.7
Miscellaneous Legal Support Workers                          1,680   $20,455      24.4       1,155   $23,516      13.8


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.)

          ARKANSAS; 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                                       9,880   $34,718      89.7       6,775   $40,956      90.6
Preschool and Kindergarten Teachers                          4,705   $11,531      32.7       2,645   $15,340      37.1
Elementary and Middle School Teachers                       30,980   $28,719      91.1      24,180   $30,641      95.7
Secondary School Teachers                                    7,455   $30,331      94.6       6,230   $31,420      97.3
Special Education Teachers                                   1,370   $27,492      79.4       1,115   $30,348      80.7
Other Teachers and Instructors                               4,445   $15,354      39.2       1,845   $24,660      35.4
Archivists, Curators, and Museum Technicians                   265   $23,750      74.5         170   $27,163      76.9
Librarians                                                   1,475   $29,397      82.1         680   $30,991      86.7
Library Technicians                                            310    $8,411      18.4          75   $14,219       8.0
Teacher Assistants                                           6,925    $9,763       7.2       1,695   $12,443       4.1
Other Education, Training, and Library Workers                 485   $28,688      85.3         355   $30,560      90.1

  ARTS, DESIGN, ENTERTAINMENT, SPORTS, AND MEDIA
       OCCUPATIONS
Artists and Related Workers                                  1,160   $14,167      47.3         570   $24,185      50.2
Designers                                                    4,195   $19,543      27.2       2,505   $25,369      28.0
Actors                                                          40    $5,000      17.5          20   $25,000       0.0
Producers and Directors                                        530   $25,625      50.2         370   $29,833      48.4
Athletes, Coaches, Umpires and Related Workers               1,230   $23,833      59.4         605   $41,000      67.5
Dancers and Choreographers                                      95    $7,891       0.0          15   $15,750       0.0
Musicians, Singers and Related Workers                       1,025   $15,477      43.7         400   $31,458      50.5
Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related
  Workers, All Other                                           120    $6,875      35.8          30   $10,000      67.9
Announcers                                                     430   $20,523      27.3         230   $24,554      30.1
News Analysts, Reporters, and Correspondents                   640   $25,859      74.1         465   $28,533      83.7
Public Relations Specialists                                   880   $26,492      55.3         585   $31,762      52.6
Editors                                                        635   $24,489      66.4         430   $29,934      64.3
Technical Writers                                              275   $34,141      71.4         230   $35,213      72.9
Writers and Authors                                            540   $20,094      76.4         255   $30,125      73.9
Miscellaneous Media and Communication Workers                  345   $13,134      18.4         130   $16,842      27.7
Broadcast and Sound Engineering Technicians and
  Radio Operators                                              505   $21,250      20.9         310   $30,213      14.0
Photographers                                                  715   $20,051      28.9         365   $27,255      37.6
Television, Video and Motion Picture Camera
  Operators and Editors                                        175   $19,861      27.6         115   $22,794      20.7
Media and Communication Equipment Workers,
  All Other                                                      0         .        .            0         .        .

  HEALTHCARE PRACTIONERS AND TECHNICAL OCCUPATIONS
Chiropractors                                                  420   $48,362      99.3         280   $52,188      98.9
Dentists                                                     1,110  $100,577     100.0         620  $104,100     100.0
Dieticians and Nutritionists                                   900   $19,563      46.7         565   $25,694      50.1
Optometrists                                                   165   $81,250     100.0         125   $81,806     100.0
Pharmacists                                                  2,140   $57,197      94.7       1,415   $63,026      98.4
Physicians and Surgeons                                      5,190  $125,802      99.8       4,005  $132,115     100.0
Physician Assistants                                           275   $22,131      29.3         210   $24,063      32.5


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.)

          ARKANSAS; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Podiatrists                                                     35   $46,429     100.0          30   $45,893     100.0
Registered Nurses                                           21,955   $33,013      36.5      14,745   $36,940      34.9
Audiologists                                                   105   $41,328     100.0          55   $48,917     100.0
Occupational Therapists                                        600   $43,486      90.3         385   $45,839      87.3
Physical Therapists                                          1,415   $44,069      87.9         890   $49,316      87.9
Radiation Therapists                                           150   $32,177      15.3         110   $31,071      20.9
Recreational Therapists                                         70   $26,500      73.6          50   $29,018      90.2
Respiratory Therapists                                       1,250   $30,324      23.3         895   $34,647      24.9
Speech-Language Pathologists                                 1,275   $33,811      98.7         465   $37,870      98.7
Therapists, All Others                                         445   $25,101      66.1         205   $29,671      74.6
Veterinarians                                                  435   $55,900     100.0         370   $56,100     100.0
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practioners,
  All Other                                                     25   $11,250      58.3          10   $60,208      54.5
Clinical Lab Technologists and Technicians                   2,780   $27,560      49.1       1,975   $30,936      49.2
Dental Hygienists                                              815   $32,122      66.2         190   $36,971      64.4
Diagnostic Related Technologists and Technicians             2,310   $28,667      27.2       1,720   $31,471      26.5
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics                 1,545   $27,945      12.1       1,285   $29,401      12.3
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practioners Support
  Technicians                                                2,635   $16,407      13.2       1,535   $19,646      12.4
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses           10,555   $20,955       5.8       6,670   $23,671       4.9
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians             970   $15,563      11.1         565   $17,526      10.8
Opticians, Dispensing                                          330   $20,341      10.1         240   $21,152      13.8
Miscellaneous Health Technologists and Technicians             680   $22,939      30.8         505   $25,549      26.4
Other Healthcare Practioners and Technical
  Occupations                                                  590   $30,984      60.4         525   $32,692      60.7

HEALTHCARE SUPPORT OCCUPATIONS
Nursing, Psychiatric, and Home Health Aides                 19,035   $11,585       3.2       9,320   $15,471       4.2
Occupational Therapist Assistants and Aides                    105   $30,294       6.7          70   $31,324      10.3
Physical Therapist Assistants and Aides                        455   $24,875      18.6         270   $33,021      16.2
Massage Therapists                                             500   $12,140      32.1         165   $18,098      26.7
Dental Assistants                                            1,960   $16,698       3.8       1,000   $19,214       3.5
Medical Assistants and Other Healthcare Support
 Occupations                                                 4,190   $15,726       9.8       2,465   $18,660       9.9

  PROTECTIVE SERVICE OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Correctional
  Officers                                                     480   $23,938      25.3         385   $26,500      29.5
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Police and
  Detectives                                                 1,055   $32,982      16.7         915   $35,000      19.0
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Fire Fighting and
  Prevention Workers                                           395   $38,667       6.8         325   $40,819       7.7
Supervisors, Protective Service Workers, All Other             715   $30,298      23.6         620   $31,398      25.4
Fire Fighters                                                1,815   $33,019       7.8       1,605   $34,150       7.7
Fire Inspectors                                                180   $26,528       3.4         160   $26,319       3.8
Baliffs, Correctional Officers and Jailers                   3,215   $21,438       8.0       2,330   $22,631       8.2
Detectives and Criminal Investigators                          865   $32,614      37.5         770   $30,326      33.0
Fish and Game Wardens                                          115   $32,361      23.9         115   $32,500      24.6


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.)

          ARKANSAS; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Parking Enforcement Workers                                     35   $11,136       0.0          15   $11,875       0.0
Police and Sheriff Patrol Officers                           5,510   $26,977      16.5       4,940   $27,420      16.7
Transit and Railroad Police                                      0         .        .            0         .        .
Animal Control Workers                                         150   $19,000       0.0         115   $20,149       0.0
Private Detectives and Investigators                           410   $31,178      27.6         350   $32,017      28.4
Security Guards and Gaming Surveillance Officers             5,525   $16,464       8.9       3,115   $20,915      11.0
Crossing Guards                                                150    $4,830       0.0          15   $26,818       0.0
Lifeguards and Other Protective Service Workers                270    $9,773      39.7         120   $36,667      72.0

  FOOD PREPARATION AND SERVING RELATED OCCUPATIONS
Chefs and Head Cooks                                           720   $20,269       5.7         430   $22,602       5.8
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Food Preparation
  and Serving Workers                                        5,215   $14,145       5.4       2,830   $18,524       6.7
Cooks                                                       17,560   $10,011       2.4       6,720   $14,007       2.1
Food Preparation Workers                                     2,800    $9,430       1.9         875   $14,007       2.6
Bartenders                                                   1,445   $12,206       9.3         595   $16,058      12.1
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers,
  Including Fast Food                                        2,165    $7,994       2.1         685   $12,403       0.3
Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession and
  Coffee Shop                                                  785    $7,713       0.8         210   $13,384       2.8
Waiters and Waitresses                                      10,105    $8,519       6.4       3,135   $12,940       6.5
Food Servers, Nonrestaurant                                    880   $10,127       4.8         385   $15,942       9.1
Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender
  Helpers                                                    1,380    $6,716       3.9         290   $14,737       6.2
Dishwashers                                                  1,585    $6,484       1.8         450   $12,436       2.4
Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee
  Shop                                                         630    $6,620       4.8         135   $13,886       0.0
Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers,
  All Other                                                     45   $11,750       0.0          10   $18,281       0.0

  BUILDING AND GROUNDS CLEANING AND MAINTENANCE
    OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Housekeeping and
  Janitorial Workers                                         1,580   $20,699       8.6       1,235   $21,647       9.8
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Landscaping, Lawn
  Service, and Groundskeeping Workers                          970   $23,021       8.8         735   $25,593      10.5
Janitors and Building Cleaners                              19,230   $13,725       3.5      10,250   $19,046       3.8
Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners                             11,325    $8,403       1.2       3,755   $13,176       0.7
Pest Control Workers                                           945   $19,803       4.7         785   $20,732       3.1
Grounds Maintenance Workers                                  7,665   $11,987       5.7       3,490   $17,387       6.0

  PERSONAL CARE AND SERVICE OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Gaming Workers              250   $23,571      13.3         170   $28,750      19.2
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Personal Service
  Workers                                                      790   $16,727      14.5         530   $20,966      13.6
Animal Trainers                                                430   $15,667       8.3         265   $20,436      12.0
Nonfarm Animal Caretakers                                      885   $12,753       7.2         455   $16,195       7.3


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.)

          ARKANSAS; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Gaming Workers                                                 375   $15,056      16.6         200   $18,287       0.0
Motion Picture Projectionists                                   30   $19,375      28.1          10  $101,667      75.0
Ushers,Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers                     165    $2,372       3.6           4   $21,250     100.0
Miscellaneous Entertainment Attendants and Related
  Workers                                                      515   $10,681      13.2         195   $14,909      18.3
Funeral Service Workers                                        140   $16,964      32.4          75   $24,861      18.2
Barbers                                                      1,150   $13,092       5.6         650   $16,347       4.2
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists               6,395   $11,885       4.3       3,110   $15,494       3.2
Miscellaneous Personal Appearance Workers                      490   $10,179       4.5         210   $14,386       6.6
Baggage Porters, Bellhops, and Concierges                      155   $12,813       0.0          85   $14,063       0.0
Tour and Travel Guides                                         310   $12,742      31.3          80   $19,821      25.3
Transportation Attendants                                      315   $28,964      21.4         185   $30,304      17.5
Child Care Workers                                          10,885    $7,296       8.6       4,160   $12,164       7.4
Personal and Home Care Aides                                 2,755   $10,724       4.2       1,225   $14,895       3.3
Recreation and Fitness Workers                               1,965   $11,583      25.2         905   $20,297      28.1
Residential Advisors                                           395    $9,618      34.5         145   $21,944      46.6
Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other                   180    $6,346       6.2          55   $24,375      11.3

  SALES AND RELATED OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Retail Sales
  Workers                                                   29,485   $23,467      17.3      22,995   $26,704      17.9
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Non-Retail Sales
  Workers                                                    7,685   $32,139      25.1       6,340   $35,000      26.0
Cashiers                                                    20,980    $9,805       3.8       7,780   $14,374       3.5
Counter and Rental Clerks                                    1,275   $10,675       5.3         540   $17,065       7.6
Parts Salespersons                                           1,775   $21,709       5.5       1,345   $25,630       5.1
Retail Salespersons                                         29,875   $14,844      14.3      16,145   $22,503      15.5
Advertising Sales Agents                                     1,545   $23,542      32.3         985   $31,211      31.3
Insurance Sales Agents                                       5,445   $31,274      39.1       4,090   $35,827      43.8
Securities, Commodities, and Finanancial Services
  Sales Agents                                               1,750   $35,690      56.2       1,325   $39,375      52.8
Travel Agents                                                  545   $19,359      36.4         385   $23,277      39.3
Sales Representatives, Services, All Other                   3,625   $28,899      30.4       2,585   $34,288      30.0
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing          11,670   $32,918      31.8       9,535   $35,944      31.8
Models, Demonstrators, and Product Promoters                   240    $6,711      12.9          50   $51,563      38.0
Real Estate Brokers and Sales Agents                         4,565   $26,995      29.4       3,105   $34,306      31.5
Sales Engineers                                                 80   $55,556      59.8          45   $57,045      65.2
Telemarketers                                                1,485    $9,808       5.4         515   $20,942       7.0
Door-To-Door Sales Workers, News and Street Vendors
  and Related Workers                                        1,605    $7,993       8.3         525   $23,387       4.0
Sales and Related Workers, All Other                         1,595   $18,308      32.4         775   $30,217      41.6

OFFICE AND ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Office and
Administrative Support Workers                              14,235   $25,188      19.7      10,885   $27,351      19.6
Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service             625   $13,451      13.9         325   $18,750      10.5


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.)

          ARKANSAS; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Telephone Operators                                            575   $25,329       7.5         450   $25,675       8.0
Communication Equipment Operators, All Other                    65   $29,107      13.8          45   $31,477      14.9
Bill and Account Collectors                                  1,465   $20,779      13.1       1,085   $22,375      13.7
Billing and Posting Clerks and Machine Operators             3,100   $18,379      14.4       2,110   $20,469      10.0
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks                17,170   $18,174       9.6      10,910   $21,305       9.3
Gaming Cage Workers                                             45   $20,060       0.0          20   $21,406       0.0
Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks                               1,875   $19,247       9.4       1,280   $21,186       8.3
Procurement Clerks                                             275   $22,237      15.6         220   $25,511      14.9
Tellers                                                      4,825   $14,385       6.9       2,875   $16,650       7.1
Brokerage Clerks                                               135   $25,313      38.8          95   $31,625      42.6
Correspondence Clerks                                           30   $31,625       0.0          30   $31,813       0.0
Court, Municipal, and License Clerks                           895   $18,543      11.8         720   $19,524      13.3
Credit Authorizers, Checkers and Clerks                        510   $15,467       5.5         270   $19,695      10.4
Customer Service Representatives                            10,850   $20,270      15.0       7,460   $22,724      15.8
Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs                  505   $27,390      51.5         380   $30,691      48.2
File Clerks                                                  2,845   $14,447       9.3       1,445   $20,529      10.3
Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks                         1,015   $10,073       7.3         415   $14,133       5.6
Interviewers Except Eligibility and Loan                     2,090   $11,250      24.0         750   $19,713      23.4
Library Assistants, Clerical                                   950   $11,430      28.0         380   $16,585      16.9
Loan Interviewers and Clerks                                 1,140   $20,962      15.2         895   $21,858      13.7
New Account Clerks                                             215   $16,842       7.4         190   $16,976       5.9
Order Clerks                                                 1,345   $16,719       8.9         715   $21,940       6.0
Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and
  Timekeeping                                                  615   $20,491      12.5         460   $22,453      10.7
Receptionists and Information Clerks                         7,485   $13,978       8.8       3,805   $17,834       6.1
Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and
  Travel Clerks                                              1,430   $17,101      11.2         885   $20,862       8.1
Information and Record Clerks, All Other                       570   $19,781      19.3         305   $23,115      15.1
Cargo and Freight Agents                                        95   $20,250       1.0          70   $21,750       1.4
Couriers and Messengers                                      1,480   $15,647      13.6         745   $26,915      14.2
Dispatchers                                                  2,740   $22,296       8.4       2,170   $24,085       7.5
Meter Readers, Utilities                                       780   $22,282       2.2         460   $24,714       1.7
Postal Service Clerks                                        1,395   $37,840      14.5       1,055   $39,255      16.2
Postal Service Mail Carriers                                 3,360   $33,829      11.7       2,440   $37,763      12.2
Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and
  Processing Machine Operators                                 775   $36,955      21.6         555   $38,586      20.9
Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks                  2,385   $25,819      15.0       1,990   $27,167      15.4
Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks                      6,610   $19,964       3.9       4,715   $22,077       4.1
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers                              12,550   $15,110       4.8       7,215   $19,372       4.9
Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers,
  Recordkeeping                                              1,380   $18,796       2.8         860   $21,070       3.0
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants                   34,280   $17,243      10.3      21,240   $20,671       9.5
Computer Operators                                           2,565   $22,395      16.1       1,800   $24,431      16.8
Data Entry Keyers                                            4,475   $16,800      10.5       2,675   $20,127       8.1
Word Processors and Typists                                  1,020   $17,881       7.0         635   $21,239       4.7
Desktop Publishers                                              25    $4,211      34.6           4   $11,250       0.0
Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks                1,815   $19,720      13.3       1,240   $21,289      16.0


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.)

          ARKANSAS; 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                                               890   $13,208      13.9         415   $18,949      14.1
Office Clerks, General                                      11,520   $16,287      11.4       6,690   $20,923      10.4
Office Machine Operators, Except Computer                      605   $17,647       3.6         365   $19,340       2.2
Proofreaders and Copy Markers                                  130   $13,571      10.9          65   $20,625      22.2
Statistical Assistants                                         220   $23,500      21.4         130   $32,847      25.6
Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other         4,180   $20,438      24.5       2,915   $23,797      24.3

FARMING, FISHING, AND FORESTRY OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Farming, Fishing
  and Forestry Workers                                         980   $26,543      20.6         735   $28,199      23.3
Agricultural Inspectors                                        335   $37,014      18.0         250   $38,343      19.9
Animal Breeders                                                 35   $28,125       2.8          25   $29,063       3.7
Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products                     730   $15,114       2.9         340   $16,661       1.5
Miscellaneous Agricultural Workers                          11,470   $14,000       3.9       6,080   $17,294       4.6
Fishers and Related Fishing Workers                            120   $12,083       0.0          30   $17,222       0.0
Hunters and Trappers                                            40   $21,354       0.0          10   $21,250       0.0
Forest and Conservation Workers                                320   $18,125       9.9         165   $24,833       4.9
Logging Workers                                              4,325   $19,790       1.5       2,525   $23,454       1.6

CONSTRUCTION AND EXTRACTION WORKERS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Construction
  Trades and Extraction Workers                              9,710   $31,365       8.2       7,305   $33,889       9.1
Boilermakers                                                   265   $35,032       0.7         180   $35,114       1.1
Brickmasons, Blockmasons, and Stonemasons                    2,600   $20,680       2.3       1,235   $24,734       2.8
Carpenters                                                  13,685   $18,659       4.4       7,645   $22,977       4.7
Carpet, Floor and Tile Installers and Finishers              2,095   $20,575       1.4       1,185   $27,342       1.6
Cement Masons, Concrete Finishers, and Terrazzo
  Workers                                                    1,375   $17,882       0.9         690   $21,371       1.9
Contruction Laborers                                        11,015   $16,812       3.3       5,665   $21,903       3.1
Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators             145   $22,104       0.0         120   $22,317       0.0
Pile-Driver Operators                                            0         .        .            0         .        .
Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment
  Operators                                                  4,920   $22,407       1.3       3,405   $24,005       1.7
Drywall Installers, Ceiling Tile Installers, and
  Tapers                                                     1,650   $20,352       1.6         870   $24,240       3.0
Electricians                                                 6,965   $30,705       3.3       5,315   $32,896       3.1
Glaziers                                                       480   $23,292       4.2         365   $22,938       3.3
Insulation Workers                                             425   $22,629       4.0         250   $24,630       2.4
Painters, Construction and Maintenance                       4,660   $17,267       5.7       2,485   $21,788       4.8
Paperhangers                                                   135   $11,098       6.8          30   $15,114       0.0
Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters          4,920   $25,300       3.5       3,485   $27,051       4.2
Plasterers and Stucco Masons                                   210   $20,214       0.0         110   $19,231       0.0
Reinforcing Iron Workers                                        60   $14,643       0.0          20   $25,313       0.0
Roofers                                                      2,200   $15,665       3.5       1,005   $21,188       5.9
Sheet Metal Workers                                          1,585   $23,872       1.5       1,110   $25,536       1.5
Structural Iron and Steel Workers                              945   $21,670       0.5         610   $24,548       0.8
Helpers, Construction Trades                                   450   $16,020       2.4         200   $19,104       4.5
Construction and Building Inspectors                           695   $32,070      10.2         575   $34,803       9.7
Elevator Installers and Repairers                               95   $39,063       0.0          60   $50,000       0.0


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.)

          ARKANSAS; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Fence Erectors                                                 420   $18,256       2.1         320   $18,893       2.8
Hazardous Materials Removal Workers                            155   $31,719       7.8         115   $34,554      10.4
Highway Maintenance Workers                                    985   $20,196       0.8         735   $21,351       1.1
Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment
  Operators                                                    125   $30,924       0.0          80   $32,292       0.0
Septic Tank Services and Sewer Pipe Cleaners                    55   $25,917       0.0          30   $27,500       0.0
Miscellaneous Construction and Related Workers                 290   $22,094       0.0         170   $27,344       0.0
Derrick, Rotary Drill, and Service Unit Operators,
  Oil, Gas, and Mining                                         200   $27,313       9.0         135   $31,406      13.4
Earth Drillers Except Oil and Gas                              325   $22,356       5.0         185   $24,286       0.0
Explosives Workers, Ordnance handling Experts, and
  Blasters                                                     190   $27,305       3.7         165   $28,295       4.2
Mining Machine Operators                                       275   $25,169       1.8         190   $25,034       0.0
Roof Bolters, Mining                                             0         .        .            0         .        .
Roustabouts, Oil and Gas                                         4    $4,583       0.0           4   $41,250       0.0
Helpers - Extraction Workers                                    30   $19,659       0.0          25   $18,977       0.0
Other Extraction Workers                                       185   $27,422       0.0         120   $30,114       0.0

INSTALLATION, MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Mechanics,
  Installers and Repairers                                   4,205   $36,520       8.1       3,585   $37,752       8.4
Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine
  Repairers                                                  1,880   $25,795      12.0       1,355   $30,103      12.1
Radio and Telecommunications Equipment Installers
  and Repairers                                              1,885   $31,510       5.7       1,505   $33,212       6.0
Avionics Technicians                                            80   $35,221      28.4          80   $35,074      29.1
Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related  Repairers             370   $25,338       7.0         270   $27,163       4.8
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Transportation
  Equipment                                                     70   $25,000       0.0          40   $39,583       0.0
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Industrial and
  Utility                                                      100   $46,058      12.1          80   $40,625      15.0
Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor
  Vehicles                                                     225   $22,257       0.0         175   $23,259       0.0
Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers
  and Repairers                                                535   $15,984       4.1         300   $21,520       5.3
Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers                     435   $27,054       7.3         350   $29,281       7.4
Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians                   1,675   $31,273       3.3       1,300   $32,063       4.3
Automotive Body and Related Repairers                        2,190   $22,740       2.5       1,640   $26,912       2.1
Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers                      210   $25,532       8.1         130   $26,689       6.8
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics                10,190   $21,160       1.4       7,560   $24,069       1.2
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine
  Specialists                                                4,660   $27,164       2.5       3,860   $28,932       2.5
Heavy Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Service
  Technicians and Mechanics                                  2,360   $29,554       1.6       1,900   $30,916       1.6
Small Engine Mechanics                                         775   $19,639       3.1         515   $24,203       3.9
Miscellaneous Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Mechanics,
  Installers, and Repairers                                    760   $19,452       0.0         545   $20,950       0.0
  

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.)

          ARKANSAS; 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                     250   $23,191       0.0         230   $23,125       0.0
Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration
  Mechanics and Installers                                   3,375   $25,537       3.3       2,350   $28,807       4.1
Home Appliance Repairers                                       565   $16,779       3.0         405   $21,222       4.2
Industrial and Refractory Machinery Mechanics                7,495   $31,181       2.2       6,340   $32,094       2.5
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General                      4,450   $25,059       4.0       3,355   $27,242       3.8
Maintenance Workers, Machinery                                 425   $27,219       2.4         335   $28,010       2.4
Millwrights                                                  1,015   $35,483       0.6         780   $37,111       0.3
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers               1,560   $34,896       1.9       1,310   $36,760       1.7
Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers             1,620   $29,669       4.9       1,230   $31,881       5.0
Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers                   625   $25,033      11.0         430   $30,484       8.6
Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and
  Repairers                                                    545   $17,892       2.4         350   $22,432       2.6
Commercial Divers                                               15   $16,875       0.0          10   $16,250       0.0
Locksmiths and Safe Repairers                                  245   $24,881       2.5         170   $27,500       3.5
Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers               335   $20,688       0.0         205   $25,417       0.0
Riggers                                                        165    $5,694       0.0          35   $21,731       0.0
Signal and Track Switch Repairers                               20   $48,125       0.0          15   $48,250       0.0
Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers         175   $16,250       0.0          80   $21,429       0.0
Other Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers          2,250   $23,110       4.0       1,510   $26,501       3.0

PRODUCTION OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Production and
  Operating Workers                                         18,645   $30,579       8.2      15,615   $31,692       8.3
Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems
  Assemblers                                                    70   $26,591       8.8          50   $26,023       0.0
Electrical, Electronics, and Electromechanical
  Assemblers                                                 3,545   $20,314       2.6       2,465   $21,980       2.6
Engine and Other Machines Assemblers                           345   $20,806       4.9         215   $24,792       7.9
Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters                       265   $31,250       5.3         220   $32,750       6.3
Miscellaneous Assemblers and Fabricators                    17,550   $17,805       2.2      11,490   $20,715       2.0
Bakers                                                       1,020   $13,272       4.3         545   $16,742       4.2
Butchers and Other Meat, Poultry, and Fish Processing
  Workers                                                    6,650   $15,304       0.8       3,975   $17,058       0.9
Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine
  Operators and Tenders                                        165   $20,643       4.3          95   $25,192       0.0
Food Batchmakers                                             1,130   $17,493       3.0         660   $21,160       2.4
Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders                     110   $20,100       0.0          70   $21,477       0.0
Computer Control Programmers and Operators                     425   $26,146       7.5         355   $26,432       9.0
Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                               405   $29,375       5.0         370   $30,375       5.4
Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Metal and Plastic                                             80   $31,528       0.0          70   $32,813       0.0
Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Metal and Plastic                                            340   $23,879       2.0         300   $25,408       2.3
Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters,
  Operators and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                   1,615   $21,615       1.6       1,260   $22,872       1.6
  

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.)

          ARKANSAS; 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                               220   $14,191       3.2         115   $25,000       6.1
Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine
  Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal
   and Plastic                                               1,100   $20,280       0.3         765   $22,158       0.4
Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                               315   $24,464       0.0         235   $26,420       0.0
Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                    60   $17,891       0.0          40   $19,688       0.0
Machinists                                                   3,985   $27,550       2.5       3,140   $29,688       2.1
Metal Furnace and Kiln Operators and Tenders                   500   $21,993       3.8         375   $24,063       4.8
Model Makers and Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic               75   $27,250      12.3          55   $35,119      16.1
Molders and Molding Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                 1,290   $21,169       1.2         970   $23,564       1.7
Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Metal and Plastic                                            175   $27,946       1.2         140   $27,500       0.0
Tool and Die Makers                                          1,260   $30,972       2.0       1,045   $31,864       1.7
Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Workers                     10,070   $22,929       1.4       6,825   $25,792       1.4
Heat Treating Equipment Equipment Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                               175   $32,619       6.3         165   $33,274       6.7
Lay-Out Workers, Metal and Plastic                              80   $11,125       0.0          25   $39,271       0.0
Plating and Coating Machine Setters, operators, and
  Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                   325   $24,912       3.4         260   $25,446       4.2
Tool Grinders, Filers and Sharpeners                           295   $27,454       2.7         240   $30,524       0.0
Metalworkers and Plastic Workers, All Others                 9,705   $22,270       2.0       7,095   $24,816       1.9
Bookbinders and Bindery Workers                                410   $20,496       5.8         275   $22,140       1.8
Job Printers                                                   635   $22,411       4.1         555   $24,063       3.8
Prepress Technicians and Workers                               750   $17,426       6.3         515   $21,750       6.6
Printing Machine Operators                                   1,775   $25,865       1.9       1,440   $27,394       2.4
Laundry and Dry Cleaning Workers                             2,150   $11,665       2.1       1,080   $15,318       1.5
Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials            1,035   $12,846       3.1         570   $16,990       1.0
Sewing Machine Operators                                     4,505   $13,920       1.8       2,655   $15,987       1.3
Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers                         345   $15,625       1.7         185   $16,392       3.2
Shoe Machine Operators and Tenders                             645   $13,772       0.0         405   $16,035       0.0
Tailors, Dressmakers, and Sewers                               800   $12,520       6.5         435   $15,590       6.9
Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and
  Tenders                                                       80   $20,000       2.5          55   $22,938       0.0
Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders                                                      190   $17,188       0.0         105   $19,712       0.0
Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters,
  Operators, and Tenders                                       110   $12,500       4.5          65   $20,682       0.0
Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine
  Setters, Operators, and Tenders                               50   $15,000       0.0          35   $14,615       0.0
Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers                           25   $45,469      61.5          25   $45,469      61.5
Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers                                15   $17,188       0.0          15   $17,188       0.0
Upholsterers                                                   810   $19,325       4.9         560   $21,645       4.8
Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other           225   $16,985       8.4         125   $19,259       0.0


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.)

          ARKANSAS; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters                           1,135   $17,398       2.1         785   $20,036       1.7
Furniture Finishers                                            350   $15,523       8.8         225   $16,658       8.0
Model Makers and Patternmakers, Wood                             4   $28,750       0.0           4   $28,750       0.0
Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood         1,960   $17,407       0.9       1,350   $20,675       0.3
Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Except Sawing                                              1,005   $17,597       2.5         605   $22,909       3.5
Woodworkers, All Other                                         545   $14,421       4.8         275   $19,118       7.3
Power Plant Operators, Distributors, and Dispatchers           495   $51,842      13.4         460   $52,647      12.7
Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators                      940   $32,391       4.2         775   $36,949       5.2
Water and Liquid Waste Treatment Plant and System
  Workers                                                    1,055   $25,573       7.2         960   $25,678       6.9
Miscellaneous Plant and System Operators                       405   $35,296       3.0         310   $37,500       3.9
Chemical Processing Machine Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders                                                  890   $30,585       6.9         715   $33,587       7.5
Crushing, Grinding, Polishing, Mixing, and Blending
  Workers                                                    1,455   $21,735       1.9       1,035   $24,100       1.7
Cutting Workers                                              1,555   $19,213       2.4       1,005   $21,946       1.2
Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine
  Setters, Operators, and Tenders                              740   $25,677       4.3         565   $29,034       5.7
Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and
  Tenders                                                      395   $29,000       2.8         335   $29,750       1.8
Inspectors, Testers, Sorter, Samplers, and Weighers         11,930   $20,695       5.4       8,510   $22,878       5.3
Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers                  250   $22,188       7.5         160   $30,476      11.9
Medical, Dental and Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians          625   $19,890       5.4         415   $22,367       2.9
Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders          9,660   $16,177       0.8       6,165   $17,527       0.8
Painting Workers                                             2,125   $19,315       1.8       1,390   $22,273       2.1
Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine
  Workers                                                      565   $13,257       7.4         305   $16,982       7.6
Semiconductor Processors                                        10   $13,750       0.0          10   $13,750       0.0
Cementing and Gluing Machine Operators and Tenders             465   $18,031       1.9         320   $21,915       2.8
Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment
  Operators and Tenders                                        255   $24,632       0.0         185   $25,845       0.0
Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders           130   $21,351      11.4          95   $21,708      16.1
Etchers and Engravers                                          175   $20,385       5.1         125   $23,289       7.1
Molders, Shapers, and Casters, except Metal and
  Plastic                                                      315   $18,306      12.7         215   $21,167      13.6
Paper Goods Machines Setters, Operators, and Tenders         1,110   $33,387       2.8         895   $36,524       3.5
Tire Builders                                                  420   $47,902       0.5         340   $49,732       0.6
Helpers-Production Workers                                     470   $19,440       4.5         245   $22,411       2.9
Production Workers, All Other                               25,780   $20,109       2.3      17,565   $22,531       2.1

TRANSPORTATION AND MATERIAL MOVING OCCUPATIONS
Supervisors, Transportation and Material Moving
  Workers                                                    2,485   $29,527      10.8       1,875   $32,155      12.3
Aircraft Pilots and Flight Engineers                         1,200   $50,696      36.1         840   $52,907      39.4
Air Traffic Controllers and Airfield Operations
  Specialists                                                  235   $50,078      27.2         215   $50,625      29.6
  

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.)

          ARKANSAS; 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                                           15   $23,542       0.0          15   $24,375       0.0
Bus Drivers                                                  2,900   $10,871       5.9         805   $20,854       4.8
Driver/Sales Workers and Truck Drivers                      44,075   $24,972       3.0      30,060   $28,140       3.0
Taxi Drivers and Chauffers                                   1,145   $12,340       6.9         575   $16,397       8.0
Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other                             130   $14,231       0.0          50   $35,536       0.0
Locomotive Engineers and Operators                             825   $52,672      12.8         685   $54,755      13.6
Railroad Brake, Signal, and Switch Operators                   170   $47,917       4.7         130   $51,417       6.2
Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters                            660   $51,848       6.0         500   $54,716       8.0
Subway, Streetcar, and Other Rail Transportation
  Workers                                                      115   $41,250       0.0         100   $47,083       0.0
Sailors and Marine Oilers                                      275   $21,488       6.5         130   $22,039      12.4
Ship and Boat Captains and Operators                           340   $40,000       5.0         150   $32,250       1.3
Ship Engineers                                                  20   $51,250       0.0           4   $50,750       0.0
Bridge and Lock Tenders                                         80   $36,964       0.0          75   $36,786       0.0
Parking Lot Attendants                                         135   $10,938       0.0          75   $11,469       0.0
Service Station Attendants                                   1,105   $12,443       0.7         555   $17,007       1.4
Transportation Inspectors                                      275   $36,681       5.1         250   $37,500       5.6
Other Transportation Workers                                    80   $21,900       3.8          50   $21,900       0.0
Conveyor Operators and Tenders                                  60   $21,830       0.0          40   $28,269       0.0
Crane and Tower Operators                                      980   $30,156       2.5         840   $30,881       2.9
Dredge, Excavating, and Loading Machine Operators            1,150   $22,720       1.4         790   $25,388       1.5
Hoist and Winch Operators                                       80   $25,000       0.0          40   $29,286       0.0
Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators                       9,405   $21,571       0.9       6,755   $23,736       1.0
Cleaners of  Vehicles and Equipment                          3,795   $14,668       1.9       2,050   $18,950       1.6
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Materials Movers,
  Hand                                                      20,765   $17,250       2.4      12,760   $20,981       2.1
Machine Feeders and Offbearers                               1,240   $18,112       4.8         815   $20,881       5.3
Packers and Packagers, Hand                                  4,050   $14,691       2.3       2,240   $17,741       1.2
Pumping Station Operators                                      305   $31,375       0.7         235   $31,563       0.8
Refuse and Recyclable Materials Collectors                   1,055   $15,484       1.0         580   $19,718       1.9
Shuttle Car Operators                                           10   $65,208       0.0          10   $65,208       0.0
Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders                               80   $15,455       6.3          35   $21,042       0.0
Material Moving Workers, All Other                           1,015   $24,950       2.0         730   $26,782       1.6


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