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TABLE 2. Earnings by Detailed Occupation: 1999: Arkansas: Males

(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                                             639,480   $26,141      19.2     461,295   $30,299      21.1

  MANAGEMENT OCCUPATIONS
Chief executives                                             5,790   $66,541      56.0       5,015   $68,771      57.3
General and Operations Managers                              5,605   $45,435      41.2       4,845   $47,626      40.8
Legislators                                                     35   $16,923      76.5          25   $22,708      77.8
Advertising and Promotions Managers                            240   $40,313      48.3         220   $45,221      50.7
Marketing and Sales Managers                                 3,550   $51,692      47.1       3,010   $54,976      49.8
Public Relations Managers                                      215   $50,071      64.0         210   $50,143      63.7
Administrative Services Managers                               195   $43,333      52.1         170   $43,417      56.7
Computer and Information Systems Managers                      915   $61,125      60.5         815   $61,964      61.1
Financial Managers                                           2,310   $50,557      63.9       2,045   $53,049      65.1
Human Resources Managers                                     1,630   $40,649      46.4       1,260   $44,289      48.0
Industrial Production Managers                               2,880   $48,883      34.6       2,625   $50,367      34.3
Purchasing Managers                                            975   $51,970      52.1         875   $51,856      52.4
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers           2,030   $33,160      18.0       1,730   $35,947      18.1
Farm, Ranch, and Other Agricultural Managers                 4,235   $28,363      19.5       3,125   $31,096      21.0
Farmers and Ranchers                                         9,955   $20,555      14.6       6,670   $24,391      15.3
Construction Managers                                        4,880   $38,866      16.1       3,815   $41,828      17.4
Education Administrators                                     2,730   $48,478      88.1       2,065   $49,883      89.0
Engineering Managers                                           660   $60,063      60.8         545   $63,235      64.7
Food Service Managers                                        3,090   $26,183      20.5       2,375   $29,292      21.1
Funeral Directors                                              725   $30,954      21.7         605   $35,191      16.4
Gaming Managers                                                105   $19,489      14.0          75   $27,292      20.5
Lodging Managers                                               710   $27,935      29.2         570   $29,878      29.4
Medical and Health Services Managers                         1,300   $50,000      55.1       1,125   $51,495      53.0
Natural Sciences Managers                                       60   $37,813      96.6          60   $37,813      96.6
Postmasters and Mail Superintendents                           345   $48,401      22.0         315   $49,244      22.2
Property, Real Estate, and Community Association
  Managers                                                   1,280   $32,241      34.4         975   $36,753      37.1
Social and Community Service Managers                          510   $38,403      76.2         410   $39,479      79.5
Managers, All Other                                          8,855   $42,336      36.4       7,620   $45,435      36.4

  BUSINESS AND FINANCIAL OPERATIONS OCCUPATIONS
Agents and Business Managers of Artists,Performers,
  and Athletes                                                 145   $30,625      47.6          80   $36,618      48.8
Purchasing Agents and Buyers, Farm Products                    160   $26,667      26.6         125   $31,458      34.1
Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products            1,140   $31,488      36.3         935   $34,788      38.3
Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and
  Farm Products                                              1,055   $37,891      31.1         945   $39,505      32.0
Claims Adusters, Appraisers, Examiners, and
  Investigators                                                980   $35,729      65.5         765   $39,127      65.1
Compliance Officers, Except Agriculture, Construction,
  Health and Safety, and Transportation                        365   $41,120      52.6         325   $41,875      55.8
Cost Estimators                                                675   $38,299      22.2         640   $38,711      22.4

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.)

          ARKANSAS; MALES

                                                                               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                                                1,910   $35,961      43.0       1,550   $40,183      44.8
Logisticians                                                   210   $34,630      64.2         180   $34,583      65.7
Management Analysts                                          1,310   $44,706      61.3         900   $50,982      66.3
Meeting and Convention Planners                                 45   $22,443      48.8          25   $27,625      43.5
Other Business Operations Specialists                          685   $33,125      31.5         545   $35,822      30.8
Accountants and Auditors                                     4,235   $44,095      88.0       3,405   $48,645      90.0
Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate                        610   $30,515      45.6         480   $34,318      46.0
Budget Analysts                                                 65   $50,438      40.0          55   $51,125      48.1
Credit Analysts                                                 75   $22,202      72.6          50   $27,031      91.8
Financial Analysts                                             125   $46,250      76.0          70   $62,308      77.9
Personal Financial Advisors                                    840   $50,530      74.6         680   $52,091      73.3
Insurance Underwriters                                          75   $49,375      67.6          50   $45,000      90.4
Financial Examiners                                             55   $48,715      98.2          55   $48,715      98.2
Loan Counselors and Officers                                 1,145   $50,448      72.1       1,025   $50,979      74.5
Tax Examiners, Collectors, and Revenue Agents                  230   $27,875      46.8         160   $34,038      45.0
Tax Preparers                                                  290    $6,518      64.7          95   $31,786      66.0
Financial Specialists, All Other                               165   $40,644       8.5         145   $40,924       9.7

  COMPUTER AND MATHEMATICAL OCCUPATIONS
Computer Scientists and System Analyts                       1,510   $39,896      53.8       1,205   $44,871      53.0
Computer Programmers                                         3,095   $45,145      62.4       2,575   $47,800      63.0
Computer Software Engineers                                  1,370   $50,069      72.2       1,095   $55,179      74.0
Computer Support Specialists                                 1,010   $31,944      36.9         735   $39,167      35.6
Database Administrators                                        195   $37,875      64.3         170   $38,250      67.3
Network and Computer Systems Administrators                    585   $37,708      37.0         485   $40,463      41.6
Network Systems and Data Communication Analysts                865   $35,957      35.6         685   $38,524      33.5
Actuaries                                                        4  $107,500     100.0           4  $107,500     100.0
Mathematicians                                                   4   $11,250     100.0           0         .        .
Operations Research Analysts                                   265   $49,519      50.6         185   $42,031      63.6
Statisticians                                                   75   $40,833      89.5          50   $40,595      83.3
Miscellaneous Mathematical Science Occupations                   0         .        .            0         .        .

ARCHITECTURE, ENGINEERING OCCUPATIONS
Architects, Except Naval                                       660   $40,568      79.3         525   $49,792      87.8
Surveyors, Cartographers, and Photogrammetrists                150   $27,772      71.5         140   $28,043      75.4
Aerospace Engineers                                            380   $56,705      51.3         325   $60,197      48.3
Agricultural Engineers                                          45   $29,338      75.6          30   $53,125      92.9
Biomedical Engineers                                            30   $37,222      60.7          25   $60,357      54.2
Chemical Engineers                                             290   $55,694      92.1         245   $58,929      90.6
Civil Engineers                                              1,275   $49,983      78.0       1,110   $52,292      79.9
Computer Hardware Engineers                                     90   $48,125      61.4          90   $48,125      61.4
Electrical and Electronic Engineers                          1,080   $51,783      68.0         865   $56,639      72.3
Environmental Engineers                                        195   $51,597      83.1         165   $55,586      92.0
Industrial Engineers, Including Health and Safety            1,240   $46,685      63.7       1,085   $49,387      68.4
Marine Engineers and Naval Architects                           20   $31,875      36.4          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; MALES

                                                                               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                                         1,185   $46,642      66.7       1,010   $47,847      69.5
Mining and Geological Engineers,Including Mining
  Safety Engineers                                              15   $29,375      62.5          15   $29,375      62.5
Nuclear Engineers                                               40   $72,125      61.5          40   $72,125      61.5
Petroleum Engineers                                             25   $52,212      82.6          25   $52,212      82.6
Engineers, All Others                                        1,345   $51,233      72.2       1,130   $58,085      71.1
Drafters                                                     1,305   $30,615      13.6       1,050   $32,415      14.3
Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters                     2,310   $31,975       9.7       1,880   $34,808      11.2
Surveying and Mapping Technicians                              850   $24,303       1.1         640   $26,926       1.4

  LIFE, PHYSICAL, AND SOCIAL SCIENCE OCCUPATIONS
Agricultural and Food Scientists                               285   $32,344      92.2         225   $40,268      93.3
Biological Scientists                                          335   $39,663      95.5         260   $42,000      95.0
Conservation Scientists and Foresters                          460   $41,582      85.4         390   $42,109      87.5
Medical Scientists                                             225   $32,125     100.0         145   $42,188     100.0
Astronomers and Physicists                                      90   $26,250      31.8          65   $41,484      44.4
Atmospheric and Space Scientists                                50   $62,500      82.7          45   $66,250      91.1
Chemists and Materials Scientists                              410   $39,426      92.4         325   $40,595      90.4
Environmental Scientists and Geoscientists                     230   $46,979      84.2         205   $50,404      83.9
Physical Scientists, All Other                                 245   $26,384      99.6         165   $50,694      99.4
Economists                                                     115   $57,917     100.0          90   $63,500     100.0
Market/Survey Researchers                                       95   $31,607      62.1          75   $31,736      56.0
Psychologists                                                  360   $52,375     100.0         275   $60,417     100.0
Sociologists                                                     0         .        .            0         .        .
Urban and Regional Planners                                     80   $57,574      71.6          65   $58,750      75.4
Miscellaneous Social Scientists and Related Workers             90   $46,250      94.4          80   $47,143      93.8
Agricultural and Food Science Technicians                      270   $28,917      28.6         220   $31,484      26.2
Biological Technicians                                          75   $20,882      22.4          55   $22,353      30.4
Chemical Technicians                                           570   $34,107      11.3         450   $36,117      12.7
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           625   $22,821      25.8         375   $29,855      26.1

  COMMUNITY AND SOCIAL SERVICES OCCUPATIONS
Counselors                                                   1,275   $29,821      66.6         725   $34,464      68.7
Social Workers                                                 915   $24,915      74.9         675   $26,982      79.8
Misc. Community and Social Service Specialists                 720   $24,282      43.9         540   $26,398      47.2
Clergy                                                       5,695   $25,593      62.2       4,455   $28,995      62.9
Directors, Religious Activities and Education                  220   $26,923      72.9         170   $31,719      82.0
Religious Workers, All Other                                   395   $21,275      46.7         240   $25,882      52.1

  LEGAL OCCUPATIONS
Lawyers                                                      3,250   $61,411      99.8       2,825   $67,743      99.8
Judges, Magistrates, and Other Judicial Workers                335   $76,250      74.6         265   $76,731      71.2
Paralegals and Legal Assistants                                100   $25,000      56.9          50   $31,550      51.0
Miscellaneous Legal Support Workers                            355   $26,157      65.2         195   $50,750      47.2

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.)

          ARKANSAS; MALES

                                                                               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                                       5,385   $40,601      90.3       3,900   $45,895      90.3
Preschool and Kindergarten Teachers                             60   $11,250      29.3          15   $12,969      11.8
Elementary and Middle School Teachers                        4,635   $32,763      95.2       3,960   $34,875      96.1
Secondary School Teachers                                    2,535   $33,490      96.0       2,190   $35,160      97.4
Special Education Teachers                                     110   $32,390      62.2         110   $32,463      63.3
Other Teachers and Instructors                               1,300   $21,609      38.9         685   $33,547      41.8
Archivists, Curators, and Museum Technicians                    85   $31,328      80.7          65   $32,596      88.1
Librarians                                                     130   $35,052      83.7          80   $35,735     100.0
Library Technicians                                             40   $12,574      41.5          10   $14,583      60.0
Teacher Assistants                                             360    $9,898      24.4         125   $19,659      23.2
Other Education, Training, and Library Workers                 205   $33,333      83.0         140   $33,333      85.2

  ARTS, DESIGN, ENTERTAINMENT, SPORTS, AND MEDIA
       OCCUPATIONS
Artists and Related Workers                                    540   $21,563      50.3         350   $24,448      53.3
Designers                                                    1,425   $30,179      26.1       1,115   $31,621      26.1
Actors                                                          10   $14,063       0.0          10   $14,063       0.0
Producers and Directors                                        340   $25,449      39.6         235   $30,245      43.5
Athletes, Coaches, Umpires and Related Workers                 975   $31,771      63.4         550   $41,375      67.5
Dancers and Choreographers                                       4   $11,250       0.0           4   $11,250       0.0
Musicians, Singers and Related Workers                         645   $19,145      35.8         310   $29,457      45.5
Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related
  Workers, All Other                                            65   $31,875      40.3          20   $85,357      59.1
Announcers                                                     290   $19,526      23.9         135   $29,750      25.5
News Analysts, Reporters, and Correspondents                   320   $28,910      71.1         225   $31,250      81.9
Public Relations Specialists                                   435   $33,566      57.0         310   $40,272      54.7
Editors                                                        265   $29,091      73.5         225   $31,477      71.4
Technical Writers                                               80   $36,728      57.0          75   $36,838      59.2
Writers and Authors                                            220   $20,455      63.6         150   $21,731      60.1
Miscellaneous Media and Communication Workers                   55   $10,781      58.2          25   $38,056      92.3
Broadcast and Sound Engineering Technicians and
  Radio Operators                                              380   $23,214      17.4         215   $32,083       7.5
Photographers                                                  420   $26,801      38.4         270   $29,833      40.8
Television, Video and Motion Picture Camera
  Operators and Editors                                        130   $24,412      34.6          90   $24,632      26.4
Media and Communication Equipment Workers,
  All Other                                                      0         .        .            0         .        .

  HEALTHCARE PRACTIONERS AND TECHNICAL OCCUPATIONS
Chiropractors                                                  265   $59,028     100.0         175   $59,861     100.0
Dentists                                                       990  $104,605     100.0         595  $104,300     100.0
Dieticians and Nutritionists                                    50   $20,795      31.4          40   $20,000      17.5
Optometrists                                                   130   $99,643     100.0         110   $81,667     100.0
Pharmacists                                                  1,215   $61,366      92.7         875   $69,397      99.1
Physicians and Surgeons                                      4,125  $146,454      99.9       3,295  $150,751     100.0
Physician Assistants                                            60   $31,389      22.4          45   $47,500      28.3

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; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Podiatrists                                                     30   $45,982     100.0          25   $45,446     100.0
Registered Nurses                                            1,895   $37,454      47.0       1,505   $39,172      49.4
Audiologists                                                    30   $47,946     100.0          25   $48,393     100.0
Occupational Therapists                                        110   $46,875      77.1          85   $50,875      71.3
Physical Therapists                                            525   $49,688      92.4         430   $52,500      90.7
Radiation Therapists                                            25   $30,583      34.8          25   $30,583      34.8
Recreational Therapists                                         25   $29,375      69.6          15   $30,500     100.0
Respiratory Therapists                                         435   $38,964      31.4         365   $40,229      32.3
Speech-Language Pathologists                                    50   $29,583      90.2          15   $35,625     100.0
Therapists, All Others                                         105   $25,192      60.4          55   $23,750      81.5
Veterinarians                                                  310   $59,286     100.0         250   $58,214     100.0
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practioners,
  All Other                                                     10    $5,000     100.0           4   $61,250     100.0
Clinical Lab Technologists and Technicians                     590   $35,203      58.6         450   $36,620      57.7
Dental Hygienists                                               15   $35,469      61.5          15   $35,469      61.5
Diagnostic Related Technologists and Technicians               610   $39,245      40.8         520   $39,896      40.6
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics                 1,100   $29,706      12.9         965   $30,578      11.9
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practioners Support
  Technicians                                                  520   $22,500      28.8         325   $24,917      27.0
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses              590   $23,171       8.1         445   $25,308       7.7
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians              10   $21,875       0.0          10   $21,875       0.0
Opticians, Dispensing                                          100   $22,067      17.2          85   $22,163      20.5
Miscellaneous Health Technologists and Technicians             300   $30,556      47.7         245   $33,177      38.1
Other Healthcare Practioners and Technical
  Occupations                                                  435   $32,813      66.5         390   $36,630      66.6

HEALTHCARE SUPPORT OCCUPATIONS
Nursing, Psychiatric, and Home Health Aides                  1,585   $16,449      12.7       1,095   $18,912      13.3
Occupational Therapist Assistants and Aides                     25   $37,604       0.0          25   $37,604       0.0
Physical Therapist Assistants and Aides                         95   $34,861      14.4          70   $36,103      14.5
Massage Therapists                                             110   $14,115      33.0          40   $20,781      41.5
Dental Assistants                                               70   $23,750       8.6          40   $36,000      14.3
Medical Assistants and Other Healthcare Support
 Occupations                                                   360   $19,647      18.3         225   $21,295      18.5

  PROTECTIVE SERVICE OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Correctional
  Officers                                                     310   $27,222      20.5         260   $28,667      21.9
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Police and
  Detectives                                                 1,005   $33,925      16.2         885   $35,250      18.4
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Fire Fighting and
  Prevention Workers                                           380   $38,750       6.6         320   $41,121       7.9
Supervisors, Protective Service Workers, All Other             515   $32,632      24.0         475   $33,059      25.1
Fire Fighters                                                1,745   $33,198       7.2       1,560   $33,967       6.9
Fire Inspectors                                                155   $30,469       3.8         135   $30,234       4.4
Baliffs, Correctional Officers and Jailers                   2,085   $23,077      10.6       1,600   $24,568      10.7
Detectives and Criminal Investigators                          580   $34,968      37.5         510   $34,250      33.8
Fish and Game Wardens                                          110   $32,778      20.5         110   $33,194      21.1

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.)

          ARKANSAS; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Parking Enforcement Workers                                     30   $10,852       0.0          10   $11,250       0.0
Police and Sheriff Patrol Officers                           5,020   $27,274      15.7       4,525   $27,781      16.0
Transit and Railroad Police                                      0         .        .            0         .        .
Animal Control Workers                                         135   $20,089       0.0         100   $20,476       0.0
Private Detectives and Investigators                           210   $35,625      25.7         170   $37,647      23.5
Security Guards and Gaming Surveillance Officers             4,135   $17,882       9.4       2,430   $21,656      11.2
Crossing Guards                                                 80   $10,781       0.0          15   $26,818       0.0
Lifeguards and Other Protective Service Workers                135   $29,583      53.0          95   $40,435      74.0

  FOOD PREPARATION AND SERVING RELATED OCCUPATIONS
Chefs and Head Cooks                                           550   $22,551       6.7         340   $24,297       6.2
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Food Preparation
  and Serving Workers                                        1,650   $17,049      10.2       1,085   $22,018      11.5
Cooks                                                        4,965   $11,927       4.1       2,345   $16,206       3.8
Food Preparation Workers                                       575   $11,768       3.5         180   $17,784       2.8
Bartenders                                                     590   $14,050      12.0         285   $15,727      12.2
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers,
  Including Fast Food                                          265    $9,561       6.4         100   $12,177       2.0
Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession and
  Coffee Shop                                                   45    $8,750      13.3          20   $11,750      31.6
Waiters and Waitresses                                       1,875   $10,467      13.8         650   $17,221       9.7
Food Servers, Nonrestaurant                                    115    $7,262       9.5          45   $11,581      25.6
Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender
  Helpers                                                      300    $5,500      14.4          85   $12,083      21.2
Dishwashers                                                    955    $7,135       1.5         250   $12,984       2.4
Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee
  Shop                                                          40    $4,250      11.9           4   $41,250       0.0
Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers,
  All Other                                                      0         .        .            0         .        .

  BUILDING AND GROUNDS CLEANING AND MAINTENANCE
    OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Housekeeping and
  Janitorial Workers                                           950   $24,434       9.5         790   $25,553      11.0
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Landscaping, Lawn
  Service, and Groundskeeping Workers                          860   $22,743       8.3         660   $25,173      10.7
Janitors and Building Cleaners                              12,140   $16,975       4.2       7,665   $20,845       4.5
Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners                                835   $12,933       2.2         370   $17,765       4.8
Pest Control Workers                                           890   $20,500       5.0         750   $21,555       3.2
Grounds Maintenance Workers                                  6,910   $12,328       5.3       3,215   $17,500       5.7

  PERSONAL CARE AND SERVICE OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Gaming Workers              140   $26,389      22.1         100   $32,000      31.0
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Personal Service
  Workers                                                      315   $24,821      21.7         250   $27,024      21.8
Animal Trainers                                                310   $18,083       6.5         190   $22,500       9.4
Nonfarm Animal Caretakers                                      255   $17,321       7.9         215   $17,292       8.0

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; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Gaming Workers                                                 170   $16,522      18.5          80   $22,667       0.0
Motion Picture Projectionists                                   30   $25,208      31.0          10  $102,500     100.0
Ushers,Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers                     100    $4,375       2.0           0         .        .
Miscellaneous Entertainment Attendants and Related
  Workers                                                      240    $9,948      14.9          90   $14,219      17.4
Funeral Service Workers                                        115   $24,861      38.9          75   $24,722      18.4
Barbers                                                        850   $12,566       5.8         490   $16,175       4.5
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists                 435   $17,407      10.8         260   $20,388      10.0
Miscellaneous Personal Appearance Workers                      110   $12,250       0.0          45   $14,526       0.0
Baggage Porters, Bellhops, and Concierges                      135   $14,297       0.0          85   $14,063       0.0
Tour and Travel Guides                                         195   $14,375      20.9          45   $22,250       4.3
Transportation Attendants                                       75   $24,375       8.1          30   $37,500       0.0
Child Care Workers                                             320   $10,000      20.6         105   $21,726      39.3
Personal and Home Care Aides                                   200   $13,182       5.1          95   $18,047       6.5
Recreation and Fitness Workers                                 560   $18,105      39.4         305   $22,475      46.2
Residential Advisors                                           170    $4,918      29.1          65   $23,698      49.3
Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other                    80    $6,818       0.0          35   $27,750       0.0

  SALES AND RELATED OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Retail Sales
  Workers                                                   16,250   $30,581      21.0      13,665   $31,961      21.3
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Non-Retail Sales
  Workers                                                    5,290   $36,713      28.7       4,495   $37,987      29.3
Cashiers                                                     2,975   $11,165       8.2       1,265   $19,436       6.9
Counter and Rental Clerks                                      520   $13,864      10.7         255   $32,697      14.2
Parts Salespersons                                           1,530   $22,698       5.4       1,190   $26,716       5.1
Retail Salespersons                                         13,660   $23,521      18.3       9,690   $28,271      18.4
Advertising Sales Agents                                       660   $35,607      36.0         465   $41,444      38.0
Insurance Sales Agents                                       3,350   $41,093      51.7       2,620   $46,641      55.4
Securities, Commodities, and Finanancial Services
  Sales Agents                                               1,235   $48,177      63.1         940   $51,929      60.8
Travel Agents                                                   30   $23,750      61.3          30   $23,750      61.3
Sales Representatives, Services, All Other                   2,240   $35,173      35.0       1,665   $39,803      34.6
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing           9,050   $36,907      31.4       7,775   $38,087      31.0
Models, Demonstrators, and Product Promoters                    50   $41,953      21.6          40   $65,284      28.2
Real Estate Brokers and Sales Agents                         2,010   $35,161      40.7       1,485   $39,103      41.8
Sales Engineers                                                 70   $56,250      68.1          35   $72,500      83.3
Telemarketers                                                  470   $15,461       9.7         210   $22,361       7.7
Door-To-Door Sales Workers, News and Street Vendors
  and Related Workers                                          580   $21,184       7.6         290   $27,368       2.1
Sales and Related Workers, All Other                           880   $26,027      37.9         515   $36,486      48.6

OFFICE AND ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Office and
Administrative Support Workers                               4,135   $31,361      28.0       3,455   $33,247      28.7
Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service              80   $25,625      18.8          60   $27,266      25.4

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.)

          ARKANSAS; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Telephone Operators                                             65   $27,411       7.7          65   $30,096       7.9
Communication Equipment Operators, All Other                    20   $30,341       0.0          15   $31,136       0.0
Bill and Account Collectors                                    315   $29,398      36.3         265   $28,565      31.9
Billing and Posting Clerks and Machine Operators               315   $24,338      30.3         215   $27,204      25.8
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks                 1,055   $21,858      27.0         800   $24,924      31.8
Gaming Cage Workers                                             30   $16,500       0.0          10   $21,250       0.0
Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks                                 125   $22,596      10.2          70   $26,167      18.6
Procurement Clerks                                             100   $26,641      18.0         100   $26,641      18.0
Tellers                                                        370   $10,917      19.6         140   $14,375      24.6
Brokerage Clerks                                                40   $30,625      53.8          40   $30,625      53.8
Correspondence Clerks                                            0         .        .            0         .        .
Court, Municipal, and License Clerks                           130   $12,333       9.8          70   $26,167      18.6
Credit Authorizers, Checkers and Clerks                         20   $42,500      77.8          20   $42,500      77.8
Customer Service Representatives                             2,885   $25,449      22.1       2,185   $29,625      21.4
Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs                   95   $38,750      75.8          75   $43,036      81.8
File Clerks                                                    315   $23,080      17.1         215   $26,563      21.5
Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks                           230   $10,758      17.4         105   $14,375      21.7
Interviewers Except Eligibility and Loan                       685   $14,432      35.7         235   $30,435      32.6
Library Assistants, Clerical                                   115    $7,049      23.0          40   $24,028      14.6
Loan Interviewers and Clerks                                    75   $33,333      40.5          70   $33,646      38.0
New Account Clerks                                               4   $36,250       0.0           4   $36,250       0.0
Order Clerks                                                   420   $19,878       7.6         235   $26,875       6.0
Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and
  Timekeeping                                                   95   $22,174      11.7          70   $32,917      15.9
Receptionists and Information Clerks                           380   $13,500      18.0         160   $25,263      18.5
Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and
  Travel Clerks                                                445   $19,076      16.3         350   $21,086      13.2
Information and Record Clerks, All Other                        90   $23,295      40.4          40   $25,156      43.6
Cargo and Freight Agents                                        15   $22,143       6.3          15   $22,143       6.3
Couriers and Messengers                                      1,060   $19,167      12.0         600   $28,014       9.2
Dispatchers                                                  1,250   $27,118      11.4       1,030   $30,863       8.8
Meter Readers, Utilities                                       635   $22,806       1.9         390   $25,112       0.8
Postal Service Clerks                                          680   $39,855      13.0         590   $40,323      13.7
Postal Service Mail Carriers                                 2,065   $38,047      13.6       1,690   $39,813      13.3
Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and
  Processing Machine Operators                                 405   $39,078      24.9         315   $39,819      27.6
Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks                  1,025   $34,777      20.7         875   $35,383      19.8
Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks                      4,075   $21,696       5.0       3,115   $24,101       4.9
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers                               6,235   $16,503       7.4       3,735   $20,992       7.6
Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers,
  Recordkeeping                                                625   $21,014       3.4         380   $26,250       5.0
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants                      765   $22,681      31.5         540   $28,780      40.2
Computer Operators                                             985   $25,731      21.7         755   $28,199      21.9
Data Entry Keyers                                              650   $19,844      19.6         440   $25,128      19.9
Word Processors and Typists                                     40   $19,444       0.0          25   $19,167       0.0
Desktop Publishers                                              10    $3,750       0.0           0         .        .
Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks                   65   $31,625      54.0          45   $55,000      69.6

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; MALES

                                                                               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                                               305   $16,655      15.2         180   $20,114      21.3
Office Clerks, General                                       1,470   $17,618      16.5         745   $26,550      17.3
Office Machine Operators, Except Computer                      190   $19,394       3.2         130   $19,848       3.1
Proofreaders and Copy Markers                                   30   $15,875       0.0          15   $12,361       0.0
Statistical Assistants                                          45   $31,250       0.0          15   $41,875       0.0
Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other         1,010   $27,803      33.2         710   $32,887      34.6

FARMING, FISHING, AND FORESTRY OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Farming, Fishing
  and Forestry Workers                                         910   $27,018      20.4         690   $28,750      24.9
Agricultural Inspectors                                        155   $40,350      24.8         120   $40,804      27.3
Animal Breeders                                                 30   $40,208       3.4          20   $41,667       5.0
Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products                     290   $14,850       6.6         135   $16,563       3.7
Miscellaneous Agricultural Workers                           9,465   $14,846       3.7       5,190   $17,621       4.5
Fishers and Related Fishing Workers                            110   $16,111       0.0          25   $17,222       0.0
Hunters and Trappers                                            40   $21,354       0.0          10   $21,250       0.0
Forest and Conservation Workers                                290   $18,393       9.7         155   $25,388       5.2
Logging Workers                                              4,265   $19,848       1.4       2,485   $23,542       1.5

CONSTRUCTION AND EXTRACTION WORKERS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Construction
  Trades and Extraction Workers                              9,420   $31,587       8.0       7,160   $33,936       8.9
Boilermakers                                                   265   $35,032       0.7         180   $35,114       1.1
Brickmasons, Blockmasons, and Stonemasons                    2,590   $20,680       2.3       1,230   $24,836       2.9
Carpenters                                                  13,215   $18,981       4.5       7,425   $23,138       4.8
Carpet, Floor and Tile Installers and Finishers              1,975   $20,860       1.5       1,125   $27,880       1.7
Cement Masons, Concrete Finishers, and Terrazzo
  Workers                                                    1,355   $18,044       1.0         690   $21,371       1.9
Contruction Laborers                                        10,530   $17,060       3.2       5,530   $21,978       3.2
Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators             130   $22,286       0.0         110   $23,250       0.0
Pile-Driver Operators                                            0         .        .            0         .        .
Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment
  Operators                                                  4,840   $22,492       1.3       3,365   $24,065       1.8
Drywall Installers, Ceiling Tile Installers, and
  Tapers                                                     1,565   $20,681       1.7         840   $24,476       3.1
Electricians                                                 6,835   $30,859       3.1       5,240   $33,064       3.1
Glaziers                                                       465   $23,833       2.1         350   $23,750       0.6
Insulation Workers                                             390   $23,405       4.3         225   $25,109       2.7
Painters, Construction and Maintenance                       4,095   $18,509       5.8       2,315   $22,238       4.8
Paperhangers                                                    50   $12,250       0.0          25   $16,023       0.0
Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters          4,835   $25,329       3.6       3,435   $27,125       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                                                      2,125   $15,826       3.6         990   $21,175       6.0
Sheet Metal Workers                                          1,505   $23,979       1.6       1,065   $25,247       1.6
Structural Iron and Steel Workers                              910   $21,959       0.5         590   $25,027       0.8
Helpers, Construction Trades                                   420   $16,678       2.6         190   $19,146       4.8
Construction and Building Inspectors                           630   $33,487       9.2         520   $35,353       8.3
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; MALES

                                                                               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                            150   $31,615       7.9         115   $34,375      10.6
Highway Maintenance Workers                                    915   $20,247       0.9         670   $21,589       1.2
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                 265   $24,750       0.0         160   $28,295       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                              320   $22,540       5.0         185   $24,286       0.0
Explosives Workers, Ordnance handling Experts, and
  Blasters                                                     170   $28,864       4.1         155   $29,659       4.5
Mining Machine Operators                                       240   $25,403       0.0         170   $25,363       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                                       175   $28,523       0.0         120   $30,114       0.0

INSTALLATION, MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Mechanics,
  Installers and Repairers                                   3,990   $36,820       7.6       3,420   $37,928       7.8
Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine
  Repairers                                                  1,685   $26,983      10.6       1,265   $30,296      12.1
Radio and Telecommunications Equipment Installers
  and Repairers                                              1,630   $31,837       6.4       1,315   $33,923       6.6
Avionics Technicians                                            80   $35,441      29.5          75   $35,294      30.3
Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related  Repairers             330   $26,083       7.8         265   $27,404       4.9
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                                                     215   $22,049       0.0         170   $22,991       0.0
Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers
  and Repairers                                                510   $15,878       3.5         285   $21,458       4.2
Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers                     425   $27,344       7.6         335   $29,688       7.7
Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians                   1,560   $31,679       3.6       1,210   $32,431       4.6
Automotive Body and Related Repairers                        2,110   $23,118       2.6       1,610   $27,227       2.2
Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers                      210   $25,532       8.1         130   $26,689       6.8
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics                10,020   $21,217       1.4       7,440   $24,156       1.2
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine
  Specialists                                                4,560   $27,279       2.5       3,800   $29,047       2.5
Heavy Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Service
  Technicians and Mechanics                                  2,340   $29,712       1.6       1,900   $30,916       1.6
Small Engine Mechanics                                         745   $20,396       3.2         495   $24,483       4.0
Miscellaneous Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Mechanics,
  Installers, and Repairers                                    730   $19,795       0.0         530   $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; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Control and Valve Installers and Repairers                     210   $24,125       0.0         190   $24,167       0.0
Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration
  Mechanics and Installers                                   3,300   $25,755       3.3       2,300   $29,341       4.2
Home Appliance Repairers                                       540   $17,332       3.1         380   $21,861       4.5
Industrial and Refractory Machinery Mechanics                7,175   $31,458       2.1       6,100   $32,347       2.3
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General                      4,300   $25,295       3.9       3,255   $27,382       3.7
Maintenance Workers, Machinery                                 420   $27,270       2.4         335   $28,010       2.4
Millwrights                                                    970   $35,900       0.6         750   $37,418       0.3
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers               1,505   $35,417       2.0       1,270   $37,031       1.7
Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers             1,545   $29,841       5.2       1,185   $31,735       5.2
Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers                   510   $27,727      13.2         365   $32,056       9.6
Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and
  Repairers                                                    350   $22,353       3.7         260   $25,625       3.4
Commercial Divers                                               15   $16,875       0.0          10   $16,250       0.0
Locksmiths and Safe Repairers                                  230   $25,688       2.6         155   $28,239       3.8
Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers               335   $20,563       0.0         200   $25,139       0.0
Riggers                                                        160    $4,984       0.0          35   $21,827       0.0
Signal and Track Switch Repairers                               20   $48,125       0.0          15   $48,250       0.0
Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers         165   $17,679       0.0          80   $21,429       0.0
Other Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers          1,960   $25,012       4.3       1,365   $27,014       3.3

PRODUCTION OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Production and
  Operating Workers                                         14,915   $32,383       8.8      12,605   $34,022       8.9
Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems
  Assemblers                                                    50   $26,667      12.5          40   $27,222       0.0
Electrical, Electronics, and Electromechanical
  Assemblers                                                 1,255   $25,264       4.5         920   $27,123       5.9
Engine and Other Machines Assemblers                           180   $27,716       0.0         130   $28,560       0.0
Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters                       255   $32,273       5.5         215   $33,625       6.5
Miscellaneous Assemblers and Fabricators                     8,110   $20,545       2.9       5,640   $23,089       2.9
Bakers                                                         365   $17,372       4.6         215   $23,098       3.7
Butchers and Other Meat, Poultry, and Fish Processing
  Workers                                                    3,400   $16,535       1.1       2,225   $18,694       0.9
Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine
  Operators and Tenders                                        130   $20,855       0.0          75   $25,924       0.0
Food Batchmakers                                               535   $21,159       3.5         365   $23,542       3.8
Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders                      50   $21,750       0.0          45   $21,818       0.0
Computer Control Programmers and Operators                     385   $26,455       8.3         325   $26,705       9.9
Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                               355   $30,610       5.6         335   $30,915       6.0
Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Metal and Plastic                                             70   $32,578       0.0          65   $33,203       0.0
Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Metal and Plastic                                            160   $26,500       4.4         135   $27,670       5.3
Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters,
  Operators and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                   1,165   $23,398       1.2         935   $25,369       0.9

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; MALES

                                                                               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                               180   $15,000       3.9         110   $25,441       6.5
Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine
  Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal
   and Plastic                                                 920   $20,513       0.3         645   $21,951       0.5
Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                               260   $26,154       0.0         195   $30,035       0.0
Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                    15   $22,917       0.0          15   $23,194       0.0
Machinists                                                   3,805   $27,961       2.6       3,050   $29,947       2.2
Metal Furnace and Kiln Operators and Tenders                   390   $24,875       1.8         300   $27,545       2.3
Model Makers and Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic               35   $26,500       0.0          30   $26,917       0.0
Molders and Molding Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                   905   $22,955       1.8         725   $25,461       2.2
Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Metal and Plastic                                            145   $28,125       1.4         115   $27,455       0.0
Tool and Die Makers                                          1,185   $31,642       1.5         990   $32,457       1.8
Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Workers                      9,130   $24,215       1.5       6,260   $26,364       1.5
Heat Treating Equipment Equipment Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                               165   $33,333       6.7         155   $33,929       7.1
Lay-Out Workers, Metal and Plastic                              75   $11,625       0.0          25   $39,271       0.0
Plating and Coating Machine Setters, operators, and
  Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                   295   $24,956       3.7         245   $25,000       4.5
Tool Grinders, Filers and Sharpeners                           265   $28,056       3.0         210   $30,776       0.0
Metalworkers and Plastic Workers, All Others                 6,445   $25,162       2.3       4,850   $26,597       2.0
Bookbinders and Bindery Workers                                155   $24,779      12.3         105   $30,170       0.0
Job Printers                                                   485   $24,265       3.7         425   $27,581       3.5
Prepress Technicians and Workers                               320   $28,967       6.0         245   $29,932       5.7
Printing Machine Operators                                   1,425   $28,086       0.9       1,165   $29,328       1.1
Laundry and Dry Cleaning Workers                               630   $18,750       3.8         410   $25,179       1.2
Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials              250   $21,250       2.4         170   $22,429       0.0
Sewing Machine Operators                                       480   $20,865       0.0         355   $22,155       0.0
Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers                         155   $18,094       2.5          75   $20,882       5.4
Shoe Machine Operators and Tenders                             110   $13,636       0.0          75   $14,950       0.0
Tailors, Dressmakers, and Sewers                               125   $22,917       3.3          90   $23,000       4.5
Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and
  Tenders                                                       65   $21,875       0.0          50   $23,188       0.0
Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders                                                       85   $23,611       0.0          65   $25,804       0.0
Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters,
  Operators, and Tenders                                        50   $18,214       0.0          25   $21,806       0.0
Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine
  Setters, Operators, and Tenders                               15   $20,536       0.0           4   $21,250       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                                10   $17,750       0.0          10   $17,750       0.0
Upholsterers                                                   485   $20,489       3.1         340   $23,159       2.7
Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other            90   $20,833      13.6          55   $22,417       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; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters                             980   $18,649       2.5         700   $21,359       1.9
Furniture Finishers                                            215   $16,835      14.3         145   $17,468      12.6
Model Makers and Patternmakers, Wood                             4   $28,750       0.0           4   $28,750       0.0
Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood         1,735   $18,214       1.0       1,190   $22,065       0.3
Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Except Sawing                                                605   $22,563       2.8         430   $25,081       3.0
Woodworkers, All Other                                         425   $15,859       5.2         205   $21,429       7.8
Power Plant Operators, Distributors, and Dispatchers           475   $52,215      13.8         440   $53,897      13.2
Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators                      905   $32,813       4.4         750   $37,264       5.3
Water and Liquid Waste Treatment Plant and System
  Workers                                                    1,025   $25,582       6.3         935   $25,651       5.9
Miscellaneous Plant and System Operators                       400   $35,395       3.0         305   $37,610       3.9
Chemical Processing Machine Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders                                                  735   $32,266       8.3         635   $35,129       8.5
Crushing, Grinding, Polishing, Mixing, and Blending
  Workers                                                    1,185   $23,186       1.5         895   $24,413       2.0
Cutting Workers                                                985   $22,334       3.2         690   $24,347       1.7
Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine
  Setters, Operators, and Tenders                              550   $30,053       5.8         440   $30,807       7.3
Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and
  Tenders                                                      320   $30,505       2.8         270   $30,988       1.5
Inspectors, Testers, Sorter, Samplers, and Weighers          5,480   $25,520       7.5       4,215   $27,153       7.5
Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers                  190   $25,469       9.0         140   $31,667      12.1
Medical, Dental and Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians          210   $21,573       3.3         160   $28,056       3.7
Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders          3,555   $17,129       0.5       2,535   $18,365       0.2
Painting Workers                                             1,550   $21,094       2.5       1,080   $23,361       2.7
Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine
  Workers                                                      135   $12,891       6.7          60   $16,667       0.0
Semiconductor Processors                                        10   $13,750       0.0          10   $13,750       0.0
Cementing and Gluing Machine Operators and Tenders             210   $25,625       4.3         165   $28,850       5.5
Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment
  Operators and Tenders                                        205   $25,551       0.0         155   $26,801       0.0
Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders            95   $22,067      15.8          75   $22,434      20.0
Etchers and Engravers                                          120   $20,313       7.6          90   $25,000       9.8
Molders, Shapers, and Casters, except Metal and
  Plastic                                                      215   $23,000      10.3         145   $25,598       9.0
Paper Goods Machines Setters, Operators, and Tenders           830   $40,208       3.7         740   $40,909       4.2
Tire Builders                                                  415   $48,080       0.5         335   $49,777       0.6
Helpers-Production Workers                                     330   $20,756       6.4         175   $22,179       4.0
Production Workers, All Other                               16,005   $22,214       2.8      11,465   $25,747       2.6

TRANSPORTATION AND MATERIAL MOVING OCCUPATIONS
Supervisors, Transportation and Material Moving
  Workers                                                    2,015   $31,427      11.3       1,605   $34,250      12.6
Aircraft Pilots and Flight Engineers                         1,160   $50,446      34.2         810   $52,900      37.4
Air Traffic Controllers and Airfield Operations
  Specialists                                                  190   $51,094      28.9         170   $51,641      32.2

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.)

          ARKANSAS; MALES

                                                                               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                                           10   $25,417       0.0           4   $27,083       0.0
Bus Drivers                                                  1,505   $12,823      10.6         530   $23,478       5.7
Driver/Sales Workers and Truck Drivers                      40,820   $25,604       3.0      28,530   $28,670       3.0
Taxi Drivers and Chauffers                                     760   $14,135       7.4         405   $20,398       9.7
Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other                             105   $21,786       0.0          40   $36,518       0.0
Locomotive Engineers and Operators                             800   $53,233      13.3         670   $55,156      13.9
Railroad Brake, Signal, and Switch Operators                   160   $50,250       5.1         120   $51,875       6.7
Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters                            645   $52,120       6.2         485   $56,250       8.2
Subway, Streetcar, and Other Rail Transportation
  Workers                                                      110   $42,500       0.0          90   $48,375       0.0
Sailors and Marine Oilers                                      275   $21,488       6.5         130   $22,039      12.4
Ship and Boat Captains and Operators                           330   $41,563       5.2         140   $33,281       1.4
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                                         125   $10,847       0.0          65   $11,532       0.0
Service Station Attendants                                     685   $15,498       0.4         350   $19,375       0.9
Transportation Inspectors                                      230   $38,359       6.0         220   $38,828       6.4
Other Transportation Workers                                    70   $21,845       4.2          40   $21,845       0.0
Conveyor Operators and Tenders                                  45   $27,788       0.0          40   $28,269       0.0
Crane and Tower Operators                                      915   $30,417       1.9         795   $31,148       2.1
Dredge, Excavating, and Loading Machine Operators            1,085   $22,203       1.5         755   $24,847       1.6
Hoist and Winch Operators                                       70   $27,679       0.0          40   $29,286       0.0
Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators                       8,425   $21,493       0.9       6,060   $23,742       1.1
Cleaners of  Vehicles and Equipment                          2,780   $15,532       2.2       1,560   $19,947       2.1
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Materials Movers,
  Hand                                                      15,675   $18,656       2.6       9,850   $21,694       2.0
Machine Feeders and Offbearers                                 705   $21,024       6.3         490   $22,600       6.8
Packers and Packagers, Hand                                  1,320   $16,819       3.7         805   $20,412       2.4
Pumping Station Operators                                      300   $31,493       0.7         230   $31,597       0.9
Refuse and Recyclable Materials Collectors                     860   $16,486       1.3         535   $19,879       2.1
Shuttle Car Operators                                           10   $65,208       0.0          10   $65,208       0.0
Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders                               75   $15,795       6.5          35   $21,042       0.0
Material Moving Workers, All Other                             830   $25,701       2.4         615   $27,074       1.9

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