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TABLE 2. Earnings by Detailed Occupation: 1999: California: Females

(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                                           7,197,630   $22,222      29.9   3,709,170   $32,285      34.2

  MANAGEMENT OCCUPATIONS
Chief executives                                            32,480   $66,951      56.7      24,120   $76,498      57.4
General and Operations Managers                             34,745   $45,366      42.6      26,850   $50,190      42.1
Legislators                                                    635   $41,713      54.7         380   $53,098      62.8
Advertising and Promotions Managers                          6,420   $40,428      64.6       4,570   $43,264      64.5
Marketing and Sales Managers                                72,465   $45,401      60.9      50,660   $51,664      61.4
Public Relations Managers                                    4,920   $47,015      62.0       3,695   $51,094      60.0
Administrative Services Managers                             6,305   $41,314      36.7       5,040   $44,139      34.7
Computer and Information Systems Managers                   12,945   $60,672      61.0      10,165   $65,049      59.8
Financial Managers                                          64,960   $44,554      41.4      49,485   $50,129      42.2
Human Resources Managers                                    32,645   $42,337      43.5      23,610   $48,940      46.2
Industrial Production Managers                               8,075   $46,463      46.0       6,175   $50,607      47.0
Purchasing Managers                                         12,630   $45,155      40.4      10,200   $47,747      41.0
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers           5,150   $37,118      28.4       3,955   $41,201      29.1
Farm, Ranch, and Other Agricultural Managers                 3,055   $13,516      16.8       1,050   $31,090      26.4
Farmers and Ranchers                                         5,115   $10,915      21.3       1,915   $22,979      23.0
Construction Managers                                        6,245   $40,678      36.9       4,360   $46,687      37.9
Education Administrators                                    54,000   $38,736      64.2      31,060   $46,860      67.6
Engineering Managers                                         2,440   $82,165      86.9       2,035   $86,173      87.0
Food Service Managers                                       34,010   $23,055      18.4      20,030   $28,526      19.8
Funeral Directors                                              715   $30,000      20.4         455   $35,352      21.6
Gaming Managers                                              1,210   $28,906      28.1         790   $32,821      29.0
Lodging Managers                                             8,520   $25,136      26.0       5,400   $29,797      26.2
Medical and Health Services Managers                        30,565   $41,511      48.1      22,330   $47,922      49.7
Natural Sciences Managers                                      725   $58,533      89.1         545   $65,769      90.1
Postmasters and Mail Superintendents                         1,115   $41,319      18.8         805   $45,521      18.0
Property, Real Estate, and Community Association
  Managers                                                  41,295   $24,674      23.8      23,910   $32,057      23.5
Social and Community Service Managers                       17,735   $34,976      59.7      11,800   $41,205      61.7
Managers, All Other                                        102,355   $42,429      48.3      74,660   $49,355      49.0

  BUSINESS AND FINANCIAL OPERATIONS OCCUPATIONS
Agents and Business Managers of Artists,Performers,
  and Athletes                                               4,040   $31,333      56.6       2,335   $39,401      56.7
Purchasing Agents and Buyers, Farm Products                    335   $20,338       9.5         195   $28,750      10.2
Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products           16,945   $24,500      26.0       9,235   $34,104      32.0
Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and
  Farm Products                                             19,300   $35,575      27.8      14,715   $37,889      26.2
Claims Adusters, Appraisers, Examiners, and
  Investigators                                             21,815   $35,332      34.8      16,780   $37,862      35.1
Compliance Officers, Except Agriculture, Construction,
  Health and Safety, and Transportation                      6,065   $37,469      43.5       4,330   $41,975      44.5
Cost Estimators                                              1,785   $32,122      24.7       1,215   $36,383      26.2

TABLE2.  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.)

          CALIFORNIA; FEMALES

                                                                               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                                               79,455   $36,400      43.9      55,160   $40,674      42.9
Logisticians                                                 1,550   $36,150      34.2       1,140   $38,792      38.2
Management Analysts                                         30,415   $45,159      69.7      17,880   $52,767      68.3
Meeting and Convention Planners                              2,995   $35,247      50.5       1,865   $41,452      52.4
Other Business Operations Specialists                       17,305   $30,684      34.3      11,215   $35,901      34.8
Accountants and Auditors                                   137,260   $35,852      61.5      92,240   $40,698      62.4
Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate                      3,575   $36,684      46.3       2,365   $41,289      47.6
Budget Analysts                                              3,825   $46,412      50.2       3,105   $48,271      47.5
Credit Analysts                                              1,905   $35,401      32.8       1,405   $37,304      30.8
Financial Analysts                                           2,345   $43,222      73.2       1,390   $50,719      69.1
Personal Financial Advisors                                 10,400   $40,127      62.2       6,520   $47,208      62.3
Insurance Underwriters                                       6,480   $37,171      33.5       5,060   $39,369      33.1
Financial Examiners                                            535   $53,869      64.5         435   $61,029      68.6
Loan Counselors and Officers                                24,850   $35,934      25.3      17,985   $39,398      25.4
Tax Examiners, Collectors, and Revenue Agents                5,710   $35,129      32.4       4,115   $38,292      35.8
Tax Preparers                                                8,475   $16,484      36.7       2,935   $36,586      42.9
Financial Specialists, All Other                             3,465   $31,994      31.6       2,445   $35,890      31.9

  COMPUTER AND MATHEMATICAL OCCUPATIONS
Computer Scientists and System Analyts                      28,690   $47,356      55.1      20,110   $51,726      53.6
Computer Programmers                                        20,350   $50,704      67.6      13,855   $56,836      66.9
Computer Software Engineers                                 30,400   $61,033      80.8      21,990   $66,081      79.9
Computer Support Specialists                                15,275   $38,579      38.0      10,700   $42,236      37.2
Database Administrators                                      4,225   $44,309      60.6       3,075   $47,492      58.7
Network and Computer Systems Administrators                  5,895   $45,453      45.0       4,480   $48,604      42.8
Network Systems and Data Communication Analysts             13,020   $39,488      59.8       7,980   $47,636      59.7
Actuaries                                                      455   $65,395      90.8         350   $75,347      88.0
Mathematicians                                                  45   $66,719     100.0          30   $66,875     100.0
Operations Research Analysts                                 9,075   $45,182      50.6       6,860   $48,021      47.5
Statisticians                                                1,175   $39,904      81.3         705   $47,019      81.7
Miscellaneous Mathematical Science Occupations                 150   $36,042      87.4          60   $31,964      68.3

ARCHITECTURE, ENGINEERING OCCUPATIONS
Architects, Except Naval                                     7,065   $39,135      87.9       4,365   $46,222      89.7
Surveyors, Cartographers, and Photogrammetrists                730   $34,375      69.8         400   $42,759      64.7
Aerospace Engineers                                          2,775   $54,177      78.9       2,200   $58,647      81.4
Agricultural Engineers                                          10   $41,250       0.0          10   $41,250       0.0
Biomedical Engineers                                           185   $64,250      89.2         140   $65,417      91.5
Chemical Engineers                                             565   $61,314      90.8         475   $64,079      92.0
Civil Engineers                                              5,055   $50,000      83.4       3,655   $54,410      84.2
Computer Hardware Engineers                                  2,400   $50,732      63.0       1,600   $56,667      66.1
Electrical and Electronic Engineers                          5,370   $58,873      77.2       4,070   $61,941      76.8
Environmental Engineers                                      1,000   $51,332      95.9         715   $60,714      94.3
Industrial Engineers, Including Health and Safety            4,450   $45,293      61.0       3,175   $48,962      56.5
Marine Engineers and Naval Architects                           30   $51,786      66.7          15   $55,278     100.0

TABLE2.  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.)

          CALIFORNIA; FEMALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Materials Engineers                                            855   $54,116      73.0         655   $56,304      76.4
Mechanical Engineers                                         1,705   $50,649      78.0       1,285   $54,329      78.8
Mining and Geological Engineers,Including Mining
  Safety Engineers                                              15   $54,444      35.7           4   $61,250     100.0
Nuclear Engineers                                               20   $90,417     100.0          20   $90,417     100.0
Petroleum Engineers                                            120   $50,526      94.2          65   $60,139     100.0
Engineers, All Others                                        6,695   $53,686      76.1       5,000   $60,714      76.5
Drafters                                                     5,785   $30,210      37.8       3,245   $39,372      34.7
Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters                    12,930   $31,231      22.3       8,650   $36,961      21.1
Surveying and Mapping Technicians                              675   $23,417      13.6         310   $40,882       6.4

  LIFE, PHYSICAL, AND SOCIAL SCIENCE OCCUPATIONS
Agricultural and Food Scientists                               830   $33,750      75.5         485   $38,438      82.4
Biological Scientists                                        6,835   $34,245      94.4       4,135   $41,852      96.8
Conservation Scientists and Foresters                          385   $34,432      84.0         285   $37,875      86.7
Medical Scientists                                           5,440   $42,757      99.7       3,640   $50,609      99.8
Astronomers and Physicists                                     420   $44,457      96.2         355   $50,114      95.5
Atmospheric and Space Scientists                               125   $49,904      81.3          85   $65,556     100.0
Chemists and Materials Scientists                            4,640   $40,780      93.5       3,230   $46,661      95.0
Environmental Scientists and Geoscientists                   2,510   $40,407      93.9       1,545   $46,360      94.7
Physical Scientists, All Other                              10,720   $37,716      98.9       7,025   $46,738      99.1
Economists                                                     620   $43,594     100.0         410   $54,167     100.0
Market/Survey Researchers                                    6,890   $41,512      76.5       3,895   $51,327      76.6
Psychologists                                               18,710   $38,714      99.3       6,360   $50,987      99.3
Sociologists                                                   365   $41,674      95.9         210   $52,667      95.2
Urban and Regional Planners                                  1,460   $49,038      93.3       1,015   $53,807      93.0
Miscellaneous Social Scientists and Related Workers          1,870   $25,337      83.3         870   $35,888      86.7
Agricultural and Food Science Technicians                    1,160   $24,902      30.1         575   $32,064      39.4
Biological Technicians                                       2,300   $27,623      62.8       1,150   $37,582      69.2
Chemical Technicians                                         2,245   $29,808      52.2       1,310   $37,672      56.7
Geological and Petroleum Technicians                           185   $32,232      52.5         145   $41,607      49.0
Nuclear Technicians                                             20   $55,833      66.7          15   $47,321      53.8
Other Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians         8,225   $23,471      46.9       3,935   $34,890      49.6

  COMMUNITY AND SOCIAL SERVICES OCCUPATIONS
Counselors                                                  44,670   $26,172      63.9      20,370   $32,003      61.1
Social Workers                                              52,250   $31,398      67.6      33,480   $36,309      67.9
Misc. Community and Social Service Specialists              20,920   $27,319      49.5      12,035   $34,184      53.3
Clergy                                                       5,720   $23,910      66.2       3,085   $32,139      66.2
Directors, Religious Activities and Education                3,440   $19,220      53.3       1,495   $27,399      54.8
Religious Workers, All Other                                 5,360   $14,751      46.3       2,020   $25,987      46.9

  LEGAL OCCUPATIONS
Lawyers                                                     38,710   $66,215      99.8      26,215   $80,201      99.8
Judges, Magistrates, and Other Judicial Workers              2,690   $56,250      72.7       1,990   $63,043      75.0
Paralegals and Legal Assistants                             30,925   $34,267      39.0      19,970   $40,010      35.7
Miscellaneous Legal Support Workers                         25,715   $33,791      27.7      15,530   $40,753      21.9

TABLE2.  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.)

          CALIFORNIA; FEMALES

                                                                               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                                      61,370   $27,550      87.0      31,275   $46,721      88.8
Preschool and Kindergarten Teachers                         50,115   $15,846      33.8      27,890   $20,495      33.8
Elementary and Middle School Teachers                      269,445   $35,774      92.4     182,180   $41,136      94.6
Secondary School Teachers                                   44,695   $36,827      92.5      29,645   $42,689      96.0
Special Education Teachers                                  15,040   $32,795      74.0       9,205   $42,051      86.8
Other Teachers and Instructors                              45,710   $11,138      49.7      10,235   $28,690      52.3
Archivists, Curators, and Museum Technicians                 2,000   $26,127      78.9         935   $38,989      80.8
Librarians                                                  14,150   $28,512      69.3       6,505   $42,249      78.0
Library Technicians                                          4,090   $12,375      23.6         865   $26,414      31.1
Teacher Assistants                                         107,155   $10,249      13.5      12,025   $17,390      10.5
Other Education, Training, and Library Workers               4,275   $26,786      64.5       1,825   $42,216      65.5

  ARTS, DESIGN, ENTERTAINMENT, SPORTS, AND MEDIA
       OCCUPATIONS
Artists and Related Workers                                 19,035   $17,393      52.3       7,055   $35,357      54.7
Designers                                                   62,420   $25,830      48.8      30,075   $36,304      50.9
Actors                                                       8,375   $16,345      43.4         970   $31,044      41.5
Producers and Directors                                     13,480   $42,586      72.1       7,250   $51,737      72.3
Athletes, Coaches, Umpires and Related Workers               5,775   $11,086      44.3       1,185   $29,714      50.5
Dancers and Choreographers                                   2,675   $18,031      17.5         535   $25,402      16.1
Musicians, Singers and Related Workers                       7,320   $12,171      55.0       1,555   $30,315      54.5
Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related
  Workers, All Other                                         2,755   $16,265      26.3         770   $27,321      31.6
Announcers                                                   1,165   $24,693      34.5         395   $31,674      24.2
News Analysts, Reporters, and Correspondents                 4,960   $31,673      77.4       2,890   $39,444      80.2
Public Relations Specialists                                11,920   $33,585      67.0       6,650   $42,323      72.3
Editors                                                     13,155   $31,496      76.4       7,195   $39,760      79.3
Technical Writers                                            7,145   $44,473      70.0       4,510   $50,678      67.3
Writers and Authors                                         15,070   $25,734      78.6       6,035   $39,551      77.2
Miscellaneous Media and Communication Workers                8,380   $19,922      38.6       2,515   $32,229      37.3
Broadcast and Sound Engineering Technicians and
  Radio Operators                                            2,215   $35,239      38.3       1,150   $40,164      36.1
Photographers                                                6,695   $15,181      39.7       2,160   $27,813      46.7
Television, Video and Motion Picture Camera
  Operators and Editors                                      1,790   $31,859      58.9         685   $39,583      55.2
Media and Communication Equipment Workers,
  All Other                                                     15    $9,722     100.0           4   $41,250     100.0

  HEALTHCARE PRACTIONERS AND TECHNICAL OCCUPATIONS
Chiropractors                                                2,490   $30,313      90.4       1,090   $38,235      89.3
Dentists                                                     5,580   $62,308      99.3       2,360   $71,312     100.0
Dieticians and Nutritionists                                 7,135   $30,648      74.3       3,825   $38,836      72.4
Optometrists                                                 1,545   $52,230      99.2         815   $65,851     100.0
Pharmacists                                                  9,370   $61,128      94.1       5,070   $76,312      94.5
Physicians and Surgeons                                     22,145   $71,187      99.8      13,530   $85,757      99.9
Physician Assistants                                         3,435   $31,160      54.9       2,020   $35,760      50.0

TABLE2.  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.)

          CALIFORNIA; FEMALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Podiatrists                                                    155   $46,765     100.0          65   $45,833     100.0
Registered Nurses                                          198,670   $44,881      57.5     104,855   $51,434      58.1
Audiologists                                                 1,100   $40,893      95.8         480   $51,083      92.5
Occupational Therapists                                      4,365   $40,206      91.8       1,675   $51,104      90.5
Physical Therapists                                         10,060   $41,694      89.9       4,725   $52,325      89.6
Radiation Therapists                                           640   $50,557      34.0         455   $51,613      30.4
Recreational Therapists                                        850   $28,490      80.9         390   $36,017      81.8
Respiratory Therapists                                       5,115   $36,719      22.6       2,795   $41,805      19.4
Speech-Language Pathologists                                 7,790   $41,858      96.4       2,200   $50,546      98.8
Therapists, All Others                                       6,700   $29,789      83.1       2,760   $39,261      85.7
Veterinarians                                                2,500   $51,883     100.0       1,550   $58,140     100.0
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practioners,
  All Other                                                  1,725   $18,924      78.1         630   $28,571      78.8
Clinical Lab Technologists and Technicians                  19,630   $32,134      65.1      11,460   $40,290      65.9
Dental Hygienists                                           10,280   $41,699      50.7       2,495   $54,702      48.4
Diagnostic Related Technologists and Technicians            12,970   $35,439      20.7       7,230   $41,822      20.5
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics                 2,695   $23,105      18.2       1,530   $29,346      19.2
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practioners Support
  Technicians                                               24,155   $23,894      17.1      13,085   $28,451      16.0
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses           44,220   $26,498      10.7      22,780   $30,889      10.4
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians           8,655   $20,622      13.8       4,930   $24,697      14.1
Opticians, Dispensing                                        3,360   $23,738      15.5       1,975   $27,417      14.1
Miscellaneous Health Technologists and Technicians           4,335   $25,724      28.6       2,345   $31,135      22.6
Other Healthcare Practioners and Technical
  Occupations                                                2,650   $37,590      69.8       1,630   $46,304      76.4

HEALTHCARE SUPPORT OCCUPATIONS
Nursing, Psychiatric, and Home Health Aides                127,305   $14,295      10.0      49,655   $20,375      10.4
Occupational Therapist Assistants and Aides                    465   $25,907      25.7         190   $35,612      22.6
Physical Therapist Assistants and Aides                      3,475   $19,165      35.2       1,435   $30,530      30.7
Massage Therapists                                          10,425   $15,004      29.9       2,145   $22,740      25.0
Dental Assistants                                           32,375   $20,794      10.5      13,700   $25,583      10.5
Medical Assistants and Other Healthcare Support
 Occupations                                                64,880   $19,665      11.8      31,055   $24,104      10.9

  PROTECTIVE SERVICE OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Correctional
  Officers                                                   1,380   $41,859      20.6       1,075   $43,676      18.9
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Police and
  Detectives                                                 1,725   $54,665      35.1       1,575   $56,056      37.3
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Fire Fighting and
  Prevention Workers                                           310   $64,444      19.0         265   $65,990      20.4
Supervisors, Protective Service Workers, All Other           2,570   $32,299      26.4       1,870   $38,727      28.3
Fire Fighters                                                1,605   $50,421      30.4       1,165   $54,539      34.3
Fire Inspectors                                                465   $37,550      30.0         300   $46,833      32.8
Baliffs, Correctional Officers and Jailers                   8,210   $41,823      13.4       6,410   $44,666      13.1
Detectives and Criminal Investigators                        3,860   $48,362      52.4       3,270   $51,296      53.3
Fish and Game Wardens                                           60   $40,417      61.3          50   $41,563      62.7

TABLE2.  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.)

          CALIFORNIA; FEMALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Parking Enforcement Workers                                    360   $27,500       6.6         225   $34,932      10.7
Police and Sheriff Patrol Officers                          10,995   $47,048      26.2       8,805   $50,233      26.7
Transit and Railroad Police                                     35    $2,368       0.0          15   $45,139       0.0
Animal Control Workers                                         485   $29,708      17.8         365   $31,658      17.4
Private Detectives and Investigators                         3,195   $34,219      34.0       2,260   $41,187      36.4
Security Guards and Gaming Surveillance Officers            19,350   $15,608       9.3       8,705   $22,869      11.2
Crossing Guards                                              2,955    $6,119       3.0         230   $23,378       0.0
Lifeguards and Other Protective Service Workers              1,800    $7,385      22.7         460   $31,694      41.2

  FOOD PREPARATION AND SERVING RELATED OCCUPATIONS
Chefs and Head Cooks                                         5,640   $15,579      15.1       2,615   $21,572      17.4
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Food Preparation
  and Serving Workers                                       28,860   $15,764       9.3      13,420   $21,209       9.7
Cooks                                                       66,745   $10,647       4.4      21,865   $14,441       4.5
Food Preparation Workers                                    25,405    $9,746       5.3       7,250   $14,635       5.4
Bartenders                                                  14,845   $11,734       9.9       4,185   $17,527       9.3
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers,
  Including Fast Food                                       13,985   $10,969       3.5       4,030   $16,443       3.6
Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession and
  Coffee Shop                                                5,730    $8,155       5.1         985   $14,077       5.4
Waiters and Waitresses                                     108,085   $11,581      10.1      26,530   $17,165       9.0
Food Servers, Nonrestaurant                                  9,250   $11,237       5.9       2,735   $19,021       6.3
Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender
  Helpers                                                   11,760    $7,420       4.6       1,680   $15,047       7.3
Dishwashers                                                  3,415    $7,712       0.9         820   $12,938       2.1
Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee
  Shop                                                       8,510    $7,719      12.1       1,615   $15,456      16.6
Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers,
  All Other                                                    235    $9,853       9.4          65   $11,198       0.0

  BUILDING AND GROUNDS CLEANING AND MAINTENANCE
    OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Housekeeping and
  Janitorial Workers                                         7,380   $17,765       7.3       4,010   $22,048       7.7
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Landscaping, Lawn
  Service, and Groundskeeping Workers                        1,240   $22,390      27.2         645   $30,184      27.0
Janitors and Building Cleaners                              61,700   $11,061       2.8      21,385   $16,722       3.4
Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners                            153,095   $10,015       2.9      48,280   $13,569       3.2
Pest Control Workers                                           535   $22,180      22.9         300   $25,306      21.6
Grounds Maintenance Workers                                 10,330   $11,365      14.1       3,695   $19,473      12.6

  PERSONAL CARE AND SERVICE OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Gaming Workers            1,545   $26,369      25.0         950   $29,152      26.8
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Personal Service
  Workers                                                    6,585   $21,847      20.3       3,905   $25,831      19.2
Animal Trainers                                              2,585   $15,820      25.6       1,210   $21,349      27.1
Nonfarm Animal Caretakers                                    7,570   $13,542      15.6       3,350   $21,019      18.4

TABLE2.  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.)

          CALIFORNIA; FEMALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Gaming Workers                                               3,820   $19,373       9.3       1,660   $23,016      11.2
Motion Picture Projectionists                                  155   $14,833      36.4          70   $17,500      39.7
Ushers,Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers                   1,360    $4,589      13.1         200   $18,864      14.6
Miscellaneous Entertainment Attendants and Related
  Workers                                                    6,080   $11,615      19.2       1,405   $20,281      18.5
Funeral Service Workers                                        285   $20,927      11.0         220   $22,306      14.2
Barbers                                                      2,025   $12,252       5.3         830   $18,114       3.7
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists              68,255   $14,280       5.5      27,735   $20,107       6.3
Miscellaneous Personal Appearance Workers                   23,590   $11,440       6.7       8,435   $17,710       7.0
Baggage Porters, Bellhops, and Concierges                    1,155   $17,474      17.5         530   $23,118      29.2
Tour and Travel Guides                                       2,340   $12,621      40.9         610   $27,011      34.4
Transportation Attendants                                   12,805   $30,508      31.7       4,175   $35,242      33.4
Child Care Workers                                         147,935    $8,564       8.6      51,995   $14,688       8.7
Personal and Home Care Aides                                56,270    $9,199       8.8      17,140   $14,788       9.2
Recreation and Fitness Workers                              19,685   $15,182      37.5       6,880   $26,607      41.9
Residential Advisors                                         1,610   $12,250      35.3         465   $18,591      35.9
Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other                 2,050   $12,608      21.2         660   $23,621      24.8

  SALES AND RELATED OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Retail Sales
  Workers                                                  127,535   $24,606      19.9      81,850   $29,492      19.7
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Non-Retail Sales
  Workers                                                   41,745   $32,229      30.7      28,415   $40,108      32.5
Cashiers                                                   176,460   $11,159       6.4      55,025   $17,335       7.2
Counter and Rental Clerks                                    6,515   $12,027      10.4       2,680   $19,403      12.0
Parts Salespersons                                           1,345   $20,434       3.6         900   $26,087       3.7
Retail Salespersons                                        185,635   $12,305      16.1      67,005   $23,052      18.2
Advertising Sales Agents                                    14,155   $34,232      45.5       8,990   $41,453      47.0
Insurance Sales Agents                                      24,155   $31,762      27.1      16,050   $36,860      27.3
Securities, Commodities, and Finanancial Services
  Sales Agents                                              15,035   $36,513      46.7       9,870   $43,072      45.7
Travel Agents                                               17,455   $21,705      30.6       9,300   $29,188      29.6
Sales Representatives, Services, All Other                  28,220   $34,269      37.9      17,525   $42,143      40.1
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing          55,925   $32,360      36.3      36,460   $40,892      38.3
Models, Demonstrators, and Product Promoters                 7,330    $6,848      13.0         915   $21,929      20.4
Real Estate Brokers and Sales Agents                        53,710   $31,565      33.3      27,715   $42,487      33.5
Sales Engineers                                                280   $77,266      79.0         210   $82,120      78.5
Telemarketers                                               11,075   $10,909      13.6       3,195   $24,291      16.8
Door-To-Door Sales Workers, News and Street Vendors
  and Related Workers                                       10,515    $8,854      14.4       2,475   $18,930      12.6
Sales and Related Workers, All Other                        14,440   $27,201      43.1       7,380   $40,542      50.6

OFFICE AND ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Office and
Administrative Support Workers                             149,340   $31,375      21.6     104,340   $35,479      21.0
Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service           6,100   $18,902       5.6       3,215   $23,014       4.9

TABLE2.  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.)

          CALIFORNIA; FEMALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Telephone Operators                                          7,380   $22,386       6.6       4,005   $27,359       5.8
Communication Equipment Operators, All Other                   840   $31,318      18.3         570   $35,938      19.5
Bill and Account Collectors                                 17,215   $25,020       9.0      10,785   $27,872       9.7
Billing and Posting Clerks and Machine Operators            40,505   $22,820      12.1      23,985   $26,712      11.5
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks               188,350   $23,703      14.2     106,250   $28,875      12.5
Gaming Cage Workers                                            450   $11,819      11.1         155   $19,934       9.8
Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks                              23,075   $28,114      13.7      15,335   $31,533      12.7
Procurement Clerks                                           3,085   $28,285      13.4       2,195   $30,951      13.1
Tellers                                                     25,455   $13,644      10.0       8,375   $20,867      10.0
Brokerage Clerks                                               565   $26,625      29.6         345   $31,715      27.1
Correspondence Clerks                                          540   $24,583      18.8         350   $30,464      14.0
Court, Municipal, and License Clerks                         6,895   $30,168      17.3       5,120   $31,638      17.5
Credit Authorizers, Checkers and Clerks                      4,200   $24,395      15.2       2,720   $27,318      14.5
Customer Service Representatives                           161,405   $22,631      15.4      90,980   $28,447      16.0
Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs               13,990   $28,951      21.0      10,605   $30,561      20.4
File Clerks                                                 28,640   $17,129      13.8      12,375   $26,268      13.6
Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks                         6,870   $13,403      11.5       2,850   $19,401      10.4
Interviewers Except Eligibility and Loan                    14,455   $18,881      18.0       6,020   $26,445      15.9
Library Assistants, Clerical                                10,830   $13,856      36.1       3,255   $28,861      39.7
Loan Interviewers and Clerks                                13,625   $29,127      13.2       9,225   $31,839      13.1
New Account Clerks                                           2,500   $23,211      15.0       1,545   $26,168      13.8
Order Clerks                                                12,765   $18,065       9.7       6,140   $24,842      12.9
Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and
  Timekeeping                                                5,815   $25,907      19.4       3,565   $30,553      19.4
Receptionists and Information Clerks                       121,250   $16,028       9.6      50,565   $22,481       8.5
Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and
  Travel Clerks                                             14,720   $21,128      19.6       7,755   $28,378      19.3
Information and Record Clerks, All Other                     8,665   $21,890      15.7       3,820   $27,259      15.9
Cargo and Freight Agents                                       760   $25,625      20.8         430   $29,675      21.6
Couriers and Messengers                                      5,005   $16,346       9.1       2,245   $22,459      12.3
Dispatchers                                                 16,435   $25,935       7.5      10,885   $31,235       7.6
Meter Readers, Utilities                                       715   $25,625      11.9         325   $38,365      15.1
Postal Service Clerks                                       10,920   $37,789      16.4       7,715   $38,991      17.7
Postal Service Mail Carriers                                12,820   $35,934       8.1       8,575   $38,155       8.6
Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and
  Processing Machine Operators                               7,595   $36,558      15.6       4,980   $38,887      17.0
Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks                 24,140   $30,147      32.7      15,495   $35,488      31.2
Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks                     22,055   $17,134       5.2      11,350   $21,755       6.1
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers                              45,955   $15,634       6.1      20,075   $23,099       6.4
Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers,
  Recordkeeping                                              4,555   $14,668       6.8       2,000   $22,098       9.8
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants                  372,185   $26,421      16.7     222,835   $31,504      15.2
Computer Operators                                          13,270   $25,390      16.5       8,200   $30,797      16.4
Data Entry Keyers                                           57,885   $19,709      13.3      28,150   $25,624      11.2
Word Processors and Typists                                 23,100   $22,888      14.7      12,065   $28,349      13.2
Desktop Publishers                                           1,275   $28,883      40.7         675   $36,917      30.2
Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks               15,705   $26,509      17.0      10,270   $29,588      16.7

TABLE2.  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.)

          CALIFORNIA; FEMALES

                                                                               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                                             7,160   $15,184       8.5       3,200   $22,032       6.0
Office Clerks, General                                     154,355   $20,373      13.4      76,200   $26,869      12.1
Office Machine Operators, Except Computer                    3,625   $17,117      10.6       1,710   $23,348       8.0
Proofreaders and Copy Markers                                1,670   $17,864      47.6         595   $26,580      49.9
Statistical Assistants                                       2,375   $28,703      21.1       1,600   $32,441      20.0
Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other        44,275   $26,890      29.6      26,310   $31,462      28.0

FARMING, FISHING, AND FORESTRY OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Farming, Fishing
  and Forestry Workers                                       1,950   $15,732      11.8         700   $25,125      19.1
Agricultural Inspectors                                        695   $21,060      16.6         330   $32,500      30.0
Animal Breeders                                                170    $7,200      22.4         100    $6,667      24.5
Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products                  15,920    $6,771       1.5       2,045   $13,369       1.4
Miscellaneous Agricultural Workers                          62,540    $7,123       1.4       8,430   $12,740       2.8
Fishers and Related Fishing Workers                            205    $9,350      12.2          65    $6,250      21.5
Hunters and Trappers                                            35   $17,159      45.7          15   $26,071     100.0
Forest and Conservation Workers                                275   $12,114      20.9         135   $15,446      25.5
Logging Workers                                                150   $10,179      19.1          40   $10,833      26.3

CONSTRUCTION AND EXTRACTION WORKERS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Construction
  Trades and Extraction Workers                              3,055   $31,655      20.0       1,920   $38,870      19.2
Boilermakers                                                    35   $36,500       0.0           4   $71,250       0.0
Brickmasons, Blockmasons, and Stonemasons                       75   $17,303      10.7          45   $20,682      17.4
Carpenters                                                   2,505   $16,653      14.2       1,060   $24,951       7.9
Carpet, Floor and Tile Installers and Finishers                575   $13,464       7.2         245   $23,125       4.1
Cement Masons, Concrete Finishers, and Terrazzo
  Workers                                                      125   $26,042       0.0          30   $30,769       0.0
Contruction Laborers                                         4,365   $13,402       7.9       1,465   $30,196      11.2
Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators              55   $20,000       7.1          25   $17,404       0.0
Pile-Driver Operators                                            4  $375,000       0.0           0         .        .
Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment
  Operators                                                    740   $32,138       6.6         265   $34,911       2.3
Drywall Installers, Ceiling Tile Installers, and
  Tapers                                                       330   $17,598       5.4         135   $19,688       3.7
Electricians                                                 1,870   $30,880      17.7       1,025   $37,796      12.2
Glaziers                                                       120   $18,125      20.5          45   $22,159      11.1
Insulation Workers                                              65   $22,434       0.0          50   $30,125       0.0
Painters, Construction and Maintenance                       4,050   $13,060      16.7       1,325   $24,474      14.5
Paperhangers                                                   250   $24,125      12.5          55   $26,250      25.0
Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters            910   $27,135       3.3         440   $32,284       1.8
Plasterers and Stucco Masons                                    60    $9,861       0.0          25   $18,203       0.0
Reinforcing Iron Workers                                        10   $32,143       0.0          10   $32,143       0.0
Roofers                                                        365   $17,841       7.1         175   $30,363       0.0
Sheet Metal Workers                                            625   $26,875      16.7         370   $30,500      13.3
Structural Iron and Steel Workers                              180   $16,406      14.0          75   $35,368      26.3
Helpers, Construction Trades                                   180   $11,563       0.0          45   $38,958       0.0
Construction and Building Inspectors                         1,050   $36,667      33.0         685   $40,421      27.8
Elevator Installers and Repairers                               30   $36,250       0.0          20   $14,615       0.0

TABLE2.  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.)

          CALIFORNIA; FEMALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Fence Erectors                                                  25   $11,912       0.0          10   $11,875       0.0
Hazardous Materials Removal Workers                            330   $46,932      35.9         250   $51,875      42.3
Highway Maintenance Workers                                    325   $30,921      13.0         270   $32,900      11.6
Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment
  Operators                                                     55   $13,000       0.0          10   $15,000       0.0
Septic Tank Services and Sewer Pipe Cleaners                    25    $7,404       0.0          10    $8,750       0.0
Miscellaneous Construction and Related Workers                 150   $14,280       4.7          60   $19,265       0.0
Derrick, Rotary Drill, and Service Unit Operators,
  Oil, Gas, and Mining                                           4    $3,750       0.0           0         .        .
Earth Drillers Except Oil and Gas                               30   $10,208       0.0           4   $25,417       0.0
Explosives Workers, Ordnance handling Experts, and
  Blasters                                                     130   $26,048       0.0          80   $27,344       0.0
Mining Machine Operators                                       120   $22,171      14.3          55   $42,833       0.0
Roof Bolters, Mining                                             0         .        .            0         .        .
Roustabouts, Oil and Gas                                         0         .        .            0         .        .
Helpers - Extraction Workers                                     0         .        .            0         .        .
Other Extraction Workers                                        75   $39,792       0.0          55   $45,709       0.0

INSTALLATION, MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Mechanics,
  Installers and Repairers                                   3,630   $38,950      22.4       2,650   $44,255      22.7
Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine
  Repairers                                                  4,385   $29,098      20.1       2,725   $34,714      21.2
Radio and Telecommunications Equipment Installers
  and Repairers                                              4,900   $43,574      15.1       3,795   $46,501      14.8
Avionics Technicians                                           135   $37,361       5.3          95   $42,634       7.2
Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related  Repairers             215   $23,698      11.6         145   $30,956      14.5
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Transportation
  Equipment                                                      4   $31,250       0.0           4   $31,250       0.0
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Industrial and
  Utility                                                      160   $30,347       8.8         115   $33,482       6.0
Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor
  Vehicles                                                      65   $26,154       9.1          40   $42,321       0.0
Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers
  and Repairers                                                310   $26,211      11.7         190   $35,186      10.6
Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers                     205   $26,447       7.8         105   $26,215       0.0
Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians                   1,255   $32,198       8.1         895   $39,688       5.4
Automotive Body and Related Repairers                          325   $21,667      12.0         125   $40,139      10.4
Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers                       30   $28,462       0.0          20   $29,327       0.0
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics                 2,310   $17,665       9.3       1,145   $23,983      11.0
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine
  Specialists                                                  355   $26,375      12.3         220   $40,313      17.2
Heavy Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Service
  Technicians and Mechanics                                    195   $29,583       9.2         110   $36,944      16.1
Small Engine Mechanics                                          60   $30,391      13.6          45   $30,078      17.0
Miscellaneous Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Mechanics,
  Installers, and Repairers                                    115   $18,203      13.3          25   $25,588       0.0
  
TABLE2.  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.)

          CALIFORNIA; FEMALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Control and Valve Installers and Repairers                     125   $23,229       0.0          85   $27,344       0.0
Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration
  Mechanics and Installers                                     405   $29,722      19.7         225   $31,393      20.0
Home Appliance Repairers                                       175   $27,143       0.0         125   $27,986       0.0
Industrial and Refractory Machinery Mechanics                1,430   $24,458      10.4         755   $31,803      11.4
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General                      2,435   $23,030       9.9       1,380   $31,622      12.3
Maintenance Workers, Machinery                                 150   $22,500       0.0          80   $38,750       0.0
Millwrights                                                     95   $34,922      10.8          45   $43,250      21.7
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers                 255   $25,852       4.7         185   $35,242       6.5
Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers             1,485   $35,181       6.9       1,020   $40,643       7.8
Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers                 1,045   $21,352      14.2         550   $24,875      14.0
Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and
  Repairers                                                    690   $15,082       9.3         295   $21,289       7.1
Commercial Divers                                               15    $2,188       0.0           0         .        .
Locksmiths and Safe Repairers                                  295   $21,313       4.4         170   $32,244       7.7
Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers                60    $9,375       0.0           4   $91,250       0.0
Riggers                                                         10   $41,250       0.0           0         .        .
Signal and Track Switch Repairers                                0         .        .            0         .        .
Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers         240   $18,864      14.3          40   $30,000       0.0
Other Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers          2,100   $16,316      12.6         995   $24,574      15.2

PRODUCTION OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Production and
  Operating Workers                                         36,005   $25,988      14.9      23,460   $31,868      16.1
Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems
  Assemblers                                                   700   $20,154       0.0         475   $21,814       0.0
Electrical, Electronics, and Electromechanical
  Assemblers                                                32,395   $17,406       5.2      18,090   $21,228       4.0
Engine and Other Machines Assemblers                           100   $20,625       0.0          45   $21,563       0.0
Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters                        45   $15,417       0.0          25   $18,250       0.0
Miscellaneous Assemblers and Fabricators                    56,295   $14,127       4.4      25,615   $18,563       4.0
Bakers                                                       7,820   $13,356       5.4       3,405   $20,094       5.9
Butchers and Other Meat, Poultry, and Fish Processing
  Workers                                                    3,365   $14,038       1.3       1,475   $19,588       3.0
Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine
  Operators and Tenders                                        230   $10,833       8.6         100   $16,563       0.0
Food Batchmakers                                             4,755   $15,571       4.4       2,060   $20,600       2.4
Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders                     265    $9,787       3.4          55   $17,578       7.0
Computer Control Programmers and Operators                     225   $24,148      10.6         145   $25,341       9.7
Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                65    $6,181       0.0           4   $36,250       0.0
Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Metal and Plastic                                             45   $30,486       0.0          45   $30,486       0.0
Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Metal and Plastic                                            155   $18,750      10.9         100   $21,369      17.2
Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters,
  Operators and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                     815   $16,067       2.9         420   $19,290       3.6
  
TABLE2.  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.)

          CALIFORNIA; FEMALES

                                                                               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                                50   $20,278      18.0          30   $22,647       0.0
Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine
  Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal
   and Plastic                                                 625   $16,563       4.8         375   $23,352       0.0
Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                               130   $15,272       0.0          25   $17,708       0.0
Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                    55   $45,568       0.0          40   $46,818       0.0
Machinists                                                   2,140   $16,743       2.1       1,235   $20,239       2.5
Metal Furnace and Kiln Operators and Tenders                    90   $18,125       0.0          35   $22,143       0.0
Model Makers and Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic              500   $28,393       7.8         290   $35,109       9.7
Molders and Molding Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                 1,045   $13,796       2.6         500   $15,889       2.2
Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Metal and Plastic                                             45   $21,190       0.0          20   $43,542       0.0
Tool and Die Makers                                            145   $22,379      19.0         100   $25,577       9.0
Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Workers                      4,190   $16,581       3.3       2,205   $20,651       3.6
Heat Treating Equipment Equipment Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                55   $30,500       0.0          35   $37,955       0.0
Lay-Out Workers, Metal and Plastic                             190   $34,400      31.1         130   $42,617      30.5
Plating and Coating Machine Setters, operators, and
  Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                   495   $18,160       3.0         255   $22,607       5.9
Tool Grinders, Filers and Sharpeners                            75   $26,458      17.8          40   $40,833       0.0
Metalworkers and Plastic Workers, All Others                15,800   $15,465       5.8       8,060   $18,762       6.0
Bookbinders and Bindery Workers                              2,025   $18,188       4.9         985   $21,802       3.1
Job Printers                                                 2,175   $15,821       9.3       1,075   $21,770       9.2
Prepress Technicians and Workers                             3,385   $20,274      15.5       1,825   $26,446      15.7
Printing Machine Operators                                   3,285   $16,797       5.8       1,655   $22,373       5.0
Laundry and Dry Cleaning Workers                            12,095   $12,430       3.6       5,505   $15,494       5.4
Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials            6,945   $11,331       1.3       2,675   $13,960       0.9
Sewing Machine Operators                                    66,075   $11,115       2.1      27,355   $13,555       2.3
Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers                         410   $13,684       9.5         165   $16,212      17.7
Shoe Machine Operators and Tenders                             160   $14,375       0.0          95   $15,417       0.0
Tailors, Dressmakers, and Sewers                            12,105   $12,735       9.5       5,410   $17,403      11.0
Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and
  Tenders                                                      170   $12,829       9.9          85   $16,786       0.0
Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders                                                      910   $10,392       1.8         325   $11,159       1.5
Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters,
  Operators, and Tenders                                       790   $13,460      10.4         295   $14,861       0.0
Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine
  Setters, Operators, and Tenders                               65   $11,615       4.8          30   $13,125       0.0
Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers                            0         .        .            0         .        .
Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers                             1,800   $35,729      23.0       1,075   $46,025      22.9
Upholsterers                                                 1,030   $15,693       6.1         540   $20,078       8.3
Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other         1,090   $12,001       7.1         450   $14,926       8.0

TABLE2.  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.)

          CALIFORNIA; FEMALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters                             335   $14,401      13.4         140   $19,868       9.3
Furniture Finishers                                            370   $11,050       7.8         150   $11,690       8.6
Model Makers and Patternmakers, Wood                            35   $16,053       0.0          20   $16,833       0.0
Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood           720   $12,907       5.0         365   $18,148       5.5
Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Except Sawing                                                390   $12,407       5.9         205   $16,836       5.9
Woodworkers, All Other                                         260   $12,143      29.0          85   $22,292      37.6
Power Plant Operators, Distributors, and Dispatchers           240   $55,577       9.6         220   $56,154      10.6
Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators                      330   $43,558       6.3         255   $50,058       8.3
Water and Liquid Waste Treatment Plant and System
  Workers                                                      355   $47,708      38.6         290   $50,647      41.4
Miscellaneous Plant and System Operators                       325   $29,375      15.2         190   $36,250      12.0
Chemical Processing Machine Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders                                                1,015   $19,795      28.1         505   $33,611      37.5
Crushing, Grinding, Polishing, Mixing, and Blending
  Workers                                                    1,530   $15,563       6.0         755   $21,510       8.1
Cutting Workers                                              4,855   $10,913       1.4       1,555   $13,617       1.4
Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine
  Setters, Operators, and Tenders                              435   $15,294       5.3         250   $19,745       7.5
Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and
  Tenders                                                      570   $17,371      15.6         310   $22,700       8.7
Inspectors, Testers, Sorter, Samplers, and Weighers         56,600   $17,923      11.0      29,040   $24,276      12.3
Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers                2,365   $12,062      25.7         850   $21,232      23.8
Medical, Dental and Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians        4,545   $23,048      17.9       2,740   $28,107      17.5
Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders         25,585   $11,671       1.7       9,155   $16,469       1.2
Painting Workers                                             2,950   $13,197       5.3       1,270   $16,772       3.4
Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine
  Workers                                                    5,105   $16,205      13.3       2,660   $22,074      12.0
Semiconductor Processors                                       670   $26,882      15.6         480   $31,974      13.1
Cementing and Gluing Machine Operators and Tenders             695   $12,059       5.0         370   $15,962       6.5
Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment
  Operators and Tenders                                        380    $9,709       3.2         150   $12,125       3.4
Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders            70   $13,819       0.0          20   $15,250       0.0
Etchers and Engravers                                          630   $15,260      10.0         365   $22,204      12.7
Molders, Shapers, and Casters, except Metal and
  Plastic                                                      720   $15,213      22.8         310   $24,861      12.2
Paper Goods Machines Setters, Operators, and Tenders           845   $11,413       3.2         325   $16,532       0.0
Tire Builders                                                   35   $28,359       0.0           0         .        .
Helpers-Production Workers                                   1,645   $11,016       7.7         435   $21,042       3.9
Production Workers, All Other                               44,970   $13,302       4.8      19,600   $17,926       5.4

TRANSPORTATION AND MATERIAL MOVING OCCUPATIONS
Supervisors, Transportation and Material Moving
  Workers                                                    4,765   $30,829      15.2       3,355   $35,792      16.2
Aircraft Pilots and Flight Engineers                           565   $41,714      65.2         285   $38,393      71.6
Air Traffic Controllers and Airfield Operations
  Specialists                                                  880   $47,663      42.5         660   $57,796      47.2
  
TABLE2.  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.)

          CALIFORNIA; FEMALES

                                                                               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                                          110   $14,688       0.0          45   $16,591       0.0
Bus Drivers                                                 21,015   $19,313       2.4       8,450   $25,978       2.3
Driver/Sales Workers and Truck Drivers                      21,140   $15,354       5.6       8,950   $24,737       5.6
Taxi Drivers and Chauffers                                   3,220   $12,617       7.7       1,205   $21,558       8.3
Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other                             350    $9,152       3.4          60   $13,333      10.3
Locomotive Engineers and Operators                             320   $45,543      13.0         240   $47,446      15.0
Railroad Brake, Signal, and Switch Operators                    20   $30,673       0.0           0         .        .
Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters                            240   $33,750      12.6         170   $46,818      17.9
Subway, Streetcar, and Other Rail Transportation
  Workers                                                       85   $13,889      16.7          35   $48,333       0.0
Sailors and Marine Oilers                                      125   $16,875      15.0          45   $38,125      14.0
Ship and Boat Captains and Operators                           160   $22,188      31.6          80   $50,735      21.8
Ship Engineers                                                   4   $11,250       0.0           4   $11,250       0.0
Bridge and Lock Tenders                                         30   $63,125      93.3          30   $63,250     100.0
Parking Lot Attendants                                       1,305   $10,113       8.4         410   $14,188       1.5
Service Station Attendants                                   1,435   $10,195       5.6         565   $13,632       2.5
Transportation Inspectors                                      640   $32,500      18.4         480   $36,531      18.8
Other Transportation Workers                                   265   $26,875      21.3         185   $33,333      26.6
Conveyor Operators and Tenders                                 125    $9,135       0.0          30   $14,167       0.0
Crane and Tower Operators                                      100   $23,125       4.0          50   $23,750       0.0
Dredge, Excavating, and Loading Machine Operators               80   $20,809      17.7          40   $23,125       0.0
Hoist and Winch Operators                                       20    $7,292      21.1          10   $38,393       0.0
Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators                       2,820   $21,957       2.2       1,650   $26,517       1.8
Cleaners of  Vehicles and Equipment                          6,360   $10,235       3.4       1,985   $15,793       3.9
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Materials Movers,
  Hand                                                      34,105   $12,087       4.0      11,725   $20,149       4.0
Machine Feeders and Offbearers                               1,575   $12,496       3.6         595   $18,967       5.6
Packers and Packagers, Hand                                 40,095   $10,707       2.0      12,700   $14,655       2.2
Pumping Station Operators                                       85   $59,145      14.9          65   $58,684      19.7
Refuse and Recyclable Materials Collectors                   1,175   $11,512       7.9         405   $21,630       9.1
Shuttle Car Operators                                            4   $11,250       0.0           0         .        .
Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders                               20   $21,071       0.0          15   $17,321       0.0
Material Moving Workers, All Other                             680   $21,010       4.9         345   $26,442       4.9

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