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TABLE 2. Earnings by Detailed Occupation: 1999: California: 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                                           8,579,620   $31,899      30.0   5,485,900   $41,388      34.3

  MANAGEMENT OCCUPATIONS
Chief executives                                           123,860  $103,578      65.8     103,730  $109,432      66.6
General and Operations Managers                             83,655   $61,771      47.6      71,070   $65,427      48.0
Legislators                                                    700   $43,125      75.2         460   $73,550      81.1
Advertising and Promotions Managers                          4,630   $44,647      66.5       3,495   $52,316      66.3
Marketing and Sales Managers                                87,425   $70,561      66.8      70,555   $76,751      67.9
Public Relations Managers                                    3,570   $61,860      67.6       3,015   $65,454      69.5
Administrative Services Managers                             7,205   $53,132      41.7       5,840   $60,279      42.6
Computer and Information Systems Managers                   29,815   $75,834      67.6      25,505   $78,391      68.3
Financial Managers                                          53,810   $68,803      73.0      44,250   $72,476      74.6
Human Resources Managers                                    27,170   $45,436      42.1      19,595   $51,909      47.0
Industrial Production Managers                              29,890   $55,216      38.0      25,075   $57,429      38.0
Purchasing Managers                                         15,360   $57,840      54.3      13,005   $60,617      55.2
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers          22,995   $38,647      21.0      18,275   $41,829      21.8
Farm, Ranch, and Other Agricultural Managers                15,910   $29,054      21.3       9,645   $40,518      27.7
Farmers and Ranchers                                        21,600   $23,867      23.2      12,290   $31,443      27.2
Construction Managers                                       77,665   $52,495      28.0      58,030   $60,968      29.3
Education Administrators                                    29,385   $61,012      80.0      19,565   $65,953      81.3
Engineering Managers                                        25,400   $93,475      79.7      22,560   $96,080      79.8
Food Service Managers                                       46,400   $31,352      24.2      32,390   $35,795      25.1
Funeral Directors                                            2,000   $40,562      24.8       1,450   $42,938      27.7
Gaming Managers                                              2,035   $38,362      35.0       1,470   $44,629      38.5
Lodging Managers                                             9,875   $31,735      38.4       6,910   $36,798      39.8
Medical and Health Services Managers                        13,705   $58,822      63.9      11,025   $62,067      65.5
Natural Sciences Managers                                    1,880   $83,750      92.1       1,600   $91,000      92.1
Postmasters and Mail Superintendents                         1,060   $56,585      25.5         940   $58,621      24.6
Property, Real Estate, and Community Association
  Managers                                                  36,210   $37,459      44.5      23,640   $48,327      46.9
Social and Community Service Managers                        8,930   $46,479      65.4       6,600   $51,671      69.9
Managers, All Other                                        178,220   $60,964      52.8     144,325   $65,747      54.5

  BUSINESS AND FINANCIAL OPERATIONS OCCUPATIONS
Agents and Business Managers of Artists,Performers,
  and Athletes                                               5,160   $41,473      56.2       3,545   $51,713      58.8
Purchasing Agents and Buyers, Farm Products                    740   $40,985      34.1         575   $44,844      37.6
Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products           14,250   $33,580      28.0       9,805   $39,653      29.3
Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and
  Farm Products                                             15,340   $41,952      35.1      12,395   $45,859      35.8
Claims Adusters, Appraisers, Examiners, and
  Investigators                                             11,800   $42,312      58.6       9,465   $46,054      60.4
Compliance Officers, Except Agriculture, Construction,
  Health and Safety, and Transportation                      6,530   $50,638      50.0       5,240   $51,952      52.0
Cost Estimators                                             11,875   $50,033      28.3       9,355   $51,918      29.7

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; 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                                               36,050   $43,358      49.2      26,300   $50,540      51.5
Logisticians                                                 3,290   $49,008      37.6       2,690   $50,668      40.0
Management Analysts                                         47,475   $61,368      78.6      31,280   $71,833      80.4
Meeting and Convention Planners                                995   $32,552      54.8         605   $45,327      58.5
Other Business Operations Specialists                       14,925   $37,909      40.8       9,930   $45,902      43.0
Accountants and Auditors                                    89,210   $48,975      83.8      68,435   $52,509      85.6
Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate                      7,600   $50,005      66.4       5,915   $52,154      67.8
Budget Analysts                                              1,855   $51,987      80.7       1,570   $54,672      82.2
Credit Analysts                                              1,205   $40,872      64.6         825   $42,679      64.4
Financial Analysts                                           5,730   $63,969      84.2       3,800   $78,173      87.8
Personal Financial Advisors                                 22,005   $62,038      79.2      15,980   $71,878      81.1
Insurance Underwriters                                       2,895   $49,127      63.9       2,420   $51,305      65.6
Financial Examiners                                            425   $62,267      81.9         365   $66,818      79.0
Loan Counselors and Officers                                19,520   $47,405      51.8      14,790   $51,969      54.9
Tax Examiners, Collectors, and Revenue Agents                3,925   $47,824      65.1       3,320   $50,267      68.6
Tax Preparers                                                6,425   $25,290      59.4       2,870   $46,837      68.6
Financial Specialists, All Other                             2,320   $50,217      54.7       1,620   $58,269      58.0

  COMPUTER AND MATHEMATICAL OCCUPATIONS
Computer Scientists and System Analyts                      55,575   $53,094      61.0      40,620   $60,163      62.3
Computer Programmers                                        62,635   $58,848      64.5      46,730   $62,996      65.9
Computer Software Engineers                                104,620   $72,042      82.0      82,425   $77,029      82.8
Computer Support Specialists                                32,565   $40,712      37.8      22,870   $46,922      39.8
Database Administrators                                      5,595   $60,080      69.5       4,165   $64,832      68.7
Network and Computer Systems Administrators                 20,850   $51,357      46.2      16,465   $54,627      47.2
Network Systems and Data Communication Analysts             35,845   $47,582      50.7      24,655   $55,635      51.3
Actuaries                                                    1,025   $87,204      96.5         910   $91,620      96.0
Mathematicians                                                 330   $77,174     100.0         270   $86,758     100.0
Operations Research Analysts                                 6,425   $51,882      68.3       4,880   $56,357      68.7
Statisticians                                                1,105   $63,102      94.2         810   $71,533      97.5
Miscellaneous Mathematical Science Occupations                 325   $38,750      84.5         200   $54,306      83.9

ARCHITECTURE, ENGINEERING OCCUPATIONS
Architects, Except Naval                                    22,350   $51,981      83.5      16,885   $60,046      84.6
Surveyors, Cartographers, and Photogrammetrists              2,305   $50,262      73.5       1,750   $54,355      73.3
Aerospace Engineers                                         27,335   $68,829      80.1      23,550   $70,983      81.0
Agricultural Engineers                                         260   $45,461      67.6         230   $47,500      72.4
Biomedical Engineers                                         1,530   $62,625      71.8       1,385   $62,841      73.1
Chemical Engineers                                           3,635   $69,466      86.4       2,940   $72,414      87.5
Civil Engineers                                             37,605   $61,321      84.5      30,875   $63,948      85.5
Computer Hardware Engineers                                 12,775   $67,052      72.7      10,005   $72,342      75.2
Electrical and Electronic Engineers                         51,285   $71,037      80.2      42,495   $74,825      80.4
Environmental Engineers                                      3,425   $59,395      81.7       2,835   $61,473      81.0
Industrial Engineers, Including Health and Safety           18,060   $55,310      61.4      14,495   $58,613      60.8
Marine Engineers and Naval Architects                          835   $58,750      74.2         580   $61,835      74.8

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; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Materials Engineers                                          3,650   $61,957      69.6       3,095   $66,032      70.2
Mechanical Engineers                                        24,995   $60,519      69.4      20,680   $62,488      69.9
Mining and Geological Engineers,Including Mining
  Safety Engineers                                             280   $60,987      73.1         205   $65,804      80.8
Nuclear Engineers                                              455   $77,446      87.2         400   $79,722      89.6
Petroleum Engineers                                          1,170   $74,155      83.8         895   $76,448      87.1
Engineers, All Others                                       47,565   $66,164      78.6      38,485   $70,302      78.6
Drafters                                                    20,170   $37,039      26.3      13,515   $41,682      25.2
Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters                    48,275   $40,991      17.0      36,080   $43,411      16.5
Surveying and Mapping Technicians                            4,920   $44,435       4.7       3,435   $50,516       5.2

  LIFE, PHYSICAL, AND SOCIAL SCIENCE OCCUPATIONS
Agricultural and Food Scientists                             1,945   $43,638      73.4       1,310   $49,083      74.5
Biological Scientists                                        7,385   $44,387      94.8       5,590   $49,507      95.1
Conservation Scientists and Foresters                        1,650   $46,747      73.5       1,370   $50,803      79.4
Medical Scientists                                           5,740   $50,118      99.9       4,510   $53,902     100.0
Astronomers and Physicists                                   3,275   $75,117      97.0       2,610   $81,588      96.9
Atmospheric and Space Scientists                               690   $56,619      74.5         555   $64,219      81.9
Chemists and Materials Scientists                            7,350   $51,034      91.4       5,820   $54,954      91.2
Environmental Scientists and Geoscientists                   7,445   $53,386      90.8       5,915   $57,671      91.2
Physical Scientists, All Other                              19,940   $50,142      97.3      14,590   $61,055      98.1
Economists                                                   1,395   $64,009     100.0       1,085   $75,926     100.0
Market/Survey Researchers                                    6,900   $55,802      77.8       4,800   $66,888      80.2
Psychologists                                                8,830   $59,046      99.6       4,960   $62,330      99.3
Sociologists                                                   270   $66,830     100.0         210   $70,665     100.0
Urban and Regional Planners                                  2,300   $58,418      95.7       2,025   $60,713      96.5
Miscellaneous Social Scientists and Related Workers          1,895   $35,860      86.7       1,260   $45,714      88.0
Agricultural and Food Science Technicians                    1,640   $26,332      19.9         945   $33,273      19.5
Biological Technicians                                       1,780   $36,250      68.8       1,180   $41,702      72.4
Chemical Technicians                                         4,505   $34,076      34.8       3,165   $39,465      34.7
Geological and Petroleum Technicians                           865   $43,750      29.2         610   $50,560      25.1
Nuclear Technicians                                            195   $50,417      32.0         185   $50,880      31.0
Other Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians         9,150   $27,562      35.6       4,985   $39,843      35.8

  COMMUNITY AND SOCIAL SERVICES OCCUPATIONS
Counselors                                                  25,075   $30,264      60.1      13,970   $36,626      59.7
Social Workers                                              15,730   $34,942      69.6      11,340   $38,573      71.4
Misc. Community and Social Service Specialists              14,120   $40,165      60.4      10,055   $45,688      64.4
Clergy                                                      27,955   $30,178      74.3      20,550   $35,120      74.5
Directors, Religious Activities and Education                2,225   $27,326      61.3       1,305   $34,583      61.4
Religious Workers, All Other                                 3,715   $19,203      57.5       2,000   $27,861      61.0

  LEGAL OCCUPATIONS
Lawyers                                                     80,610   $92,927      99.9      64,940  $100,957     100.0
Judges, Magistrates, and Other Judicial Workers              3,935   $91,974      92.1       3,005  $102,076      92.8
Paralegals and Legal Assistants                              7,265   $32,189      61.1       4,425   $39,005      60.7
Miscellaneous Legal Support Workers                          8,915   $33,895      53.2       5,425   $46,072      45.6

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; 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                                      69,900   $45,482      90.2      44,290   $61,233      91.4
Preschool and Kindergarten Teachers                          1,505   $21,362      48.1         940   $27,287      52.8
Elementary and Middle School Teachers                       83,695   $40,114      95.4      62,205   $43,564      96.5
Secondary School Teachers                                   39,270   $44,150      95.4      30,745   $48,165      96.9
Special Education Teachers                                   3,225   $37,911      81.3       2,360   $43,445      87.1
Other Teachers and Instructors                              26,140   $19,819      45.9      10,520   $37,455      50.9
Archivists, Curators, and Museum Technicians                 1,445   $34,455      71.4         900   $41,071      70.9
Librarians                                                   3,350   $40,041      82.8       2,080   $46,126      91.0
Library Technicians                                          1,150    $8,787      25.0         285   $35,218      38.7
Teacher Assistants                                          12,560   $12,213      24.3       2,410   $21,713      27.2
Other Education, Training, and Library Workers               2,330   $41,083      70.7       1,200   $52,392      73.3

  ARTS, DESIGN, ENTERTAINMENT, SPORTS, AND MEDIA
       OCCUPATIONS
Artists and Related Workers                                 25,430   $38,748      47.9      14,260   $47,747      49.1
Designers                                                   57,465   $37,901      47.2      37,635   $44,573      48.2
Actors                                                      10,890   $23,141      48.6       1,695   $39,071      53.2
Producers and Directors                                     22,335   $51,005      64.1      13,240   $61,259      65.2
Athletes, Coaches, Umpires and Related Workers              14,970   $22,793      39.4       6,160   $36,392      45.3
Dancers and Choreographers                                     600   $21,250      21.9         145   $37,232      43.4
Musicians, Singers and Related Workers                      20,305   $20,821      35.7       6,665   $35,482      41.4
Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related
  Workers, All Other                                         3,845   $30,093      31.8       1,315   $39,746      34.4
Announcers                                                   3,865   $26,498      26.6       1,845   $36,898      28.9
News Analysts, Reporters, and Correspondents                 5,575   $40,244      78.0       3,900   $49,250      78.8
Public Relations Specialists                                 7,195   $42,309      64.6       4,835   $52,882      69.9
Editors                                                     13,780   $40,884      70.0       8,990   $46,561      71.2
Technical Writers                                            5,950   $52,348      67.4       4,255   $57,742      65.2
Writers and Authors                                         16,655   $40,220      77.3       8,745   $50,736      79.1
Miscellaneous Media and Communication Workers                3,680   $25,519      40.9       1,715   $35,833      43.9
Broadcast and Sound Engineering Technicians and
  Radio Operators                                           13,965   $40,076      31.1       8,235   $45,826      30.6
Photographers                                               12,990   $29,457      46.3       6,535   $39,976      48.3
Television, Video and Motion Picture Camera
  Operators and Editors                                      7,335   $43,162      50.9       3,070   $45,820      48.3
Media and Communication Equipment Workers,
  All Other                                                    190   $62,273      34.0          95   $50,438      27.8

  HEALTHCARE PRACTIONERS AND TECHNICAL OCCUPATIONS
Chiropractors                                                6,275   $55,423      98.7       4,015   $61,796      98.7
Dentists                                                    18,010  $101,963      99.8       9,630  $103,393      99.6
Dieticians and Nutritionists                                   905   $30,765      48.7         610   $38,833      47.5
Optometrists                                                 2,985   $74,390     100.0       2,040   $76,909     100.0
Pharmacists                                                 10,270   $80,281      98.2       7,835   $83,412      98.3
Physicians and Surgeons                                     58,690  $127,861      99.9      41,360  $142,414     100.0
Physician Assistants                                         2,135   $47,540      60.5       1,515   $56,450      59.1

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; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Podiatrists                                                    960   $72,455     100.0         635   $76,027     100.0
Registered Nurses                                           19,665   $49,420      56.9      13,315   $52,024      55.0
Audiologists                                                   325   $63,355      97.2         230   $64,342      96.1
Occupational Therapists                                        400   $50,263      89.0         290   $51,378      87.2
Physical Therapists                                          4,770   $51,961      86.8       3,265   $58,811      88.1
Radiation Therapists                                           445   $56,944      41.2         375   $58,250      40.0
Recreational Therapists                                        325   $37,946      83.3         250   $41,292      81.1
Respiratory Therapists                                       4,940   $41,222      28.1       3,340   $42,692      26.8
Speech-Language Pathologists                                   655   $53,289      95.0         260   $61,250      96.9
Therapists, All Others                                       1,885   $32,086      77.3       1,090   $40,326      78.4
Veterinarians                                                3,555   $77,028     100.0       2,575   $82,188     100.0
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practioners,
  All Other                                                  1,315   $23,864      86.0         610   $38,403      88.5
Clinical Lab Technologists and Technicians                  10,470   $35,343      63.0       7,000   $42,491      64.6
Dental Hygienists                                              375   $45,724      63.0         205   $61,466      71.7
Diagnostic Related Technologists and Technicians             9,115   $42,101      27.3       6,465   $47,206      27.8
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics                 7,530   $31,153      14.5       5,175   $36,362      12.1
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practioners Support
  Technicians                                                9,075   $30,629      20.9       5,990   $33,054      21.6
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses            6,075   $30,174      11.9       3,670   $32,520      11.4
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians           1,935   $22,154      21.0       1,070   $26,648      22.0
Opticians, Dispensing                                        1,990   $27,367      23.1       1,200   $32,200      20.4
Miscellaneous Health Technologists and Technicians           3,860   $35,866      36.7       2,465   $41,702      38.6
Other Healthcare Practioners and Technical
  Occupations                                                4,410   $45,948      59.2       3,305   $50,190      64.9

HEALTHCARE SUPPORT OCCUPATIONS
Nursing, Psychiatric, and Home Health Aides                 26,245   $18,830      19.4      12,590   $24,426      20.0
Occupational Therapist Assistants and Aides                     85   $32,542      16.5          40   $30,833      15.0
Physical Therapist Assistants and Aides                      1,760   $24,207      41.3       1,040   $30,602      38.7
Massage Therapists                                           2,410   $19,615      32.0         785   $23,235      21.2
Dental Assistants                                            1,945   $20,726      30.2         950   $26,221      28.0
Medical Assistants and Other Healthcare Support
 Occupations                                                 7,940   $21,855      22.9       4,095   $29,195      25.3

  PROTECTIVE SERVICE OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Correctional
  Officers                                                   3,860   $57,243      22.8       3,220   $60,377      22.3
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Police and
  Detectives                                                10,025   $71,502      43.3       8,935   $72,068      43.2
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Fire Fighting and
  Prevention Workers                                         7,615   $76,960      24.6       6,565   $79,357      25.5
Supervisors, Protective Service Workers, All Other           9,070   $31,814      24.0       6,730   $36,993      24.5
Fire Fighters                                               27,065   $60,544      15.3      21,055   $62,485      16.0
Fire Inspectors                                              1,485   $51,027      28.8       1,175   $56,815      30.9
Baliffs, Correctional Officers and Jailers                  26,575   $49,631      12.0      22,155   $50,478      11.8
Detectives and Criminal Investigators                       10,480   $65,055      47.0       9,280   $65,782      47.3
Fish and Game Wardens                                          290   $45,625      41.9         260   $46,250      43.5

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; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Parking Enforcement Workers                                    740   $25,379       6.7         415   $35,058       6.0
Police and Sheriff Patrol Officers                          56,985   $60,043      27.5      48,755   $60,653      28.0
Transit and Railroad Police                                    120   $48,889       5.9          70   $56,250      10.0
Animal Control Workers                                         630   $33,088      12.2         500   $35,077      12.8
Private Detectives and Investigators                         6,085   $40,201      45.9       4,240   $47,023      47.9
Security Guards and Gaming Surveillance Officers            81,355   $17,249      11.9      43,200   $22,290      12.8
Crossing Guards                                              1,735    $7,026       4.2         125   $23,869       0.0
Lifeguards and Other Protective Service Workers              2,885   $15,787      30.3       1,010   $38,448      36.3

  FOOD PREPARATION AND SERVING RELATED OCCUPATIONS
Chefs and Head Cooks                                        27,230   $23,303       9.3      16,675   $27,333       9.9
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Food Preparation
  and Serving Workers                                       25,380   $22,791      13.5      15,210   $27,194      14.5
Cooks                                                      112,915   $14,774       3.4      55,835   $17,313       3.3
Food Preparation Workers                                    18,910   $12,282       4.7       8,085   $15,766       2.8
Bartenders                                                  19,530   $17,825      16.5       7,775   $23,186      15.2
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers,
  Including Fast Food                                        5,960   $13,160       7.7       2,580   $18,954       8.6
Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession and
  Coffee Shop                                                2,760    $9,669       7.0         755   $18,658       8.0
Waiters and Waitresses                                      53,690   $15,948      13.7      18,165   $21,443      14.1
Food Servers, Nonrestaurant                                  5,655   $19,228       7.3       2,715   $22,517       5.4
Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender
  Helpers                                                   19,050   $12,102       4.7       7,175   $15,425       3.4
Dishwashers                                                 15,810   $10,848       2.1       5,655   $12,993       1.3
Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee
  Shop                                                       1,880   $12,049      14.0         580   $20,466      12.6
Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers,
  All Other                                                    285   $13,672       1.8         130   $19,286       3.8

  BUILDING AND GROUNDS CLEANING AND MAINTENANCE
    OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Housekeeping and
  Janitorial Workers                                        12,605   $30,050       9.2       8,695   $32,010       9.6
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Landscaping, Lawn
  Service, and Groundskeeping Workers                       16,065   $30,036      12.7      11,085   $34,007      14.0
Janitors and Building Cleaners                             156,730   $17,832       4.2      82,135   $23,780       4.1
Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners                             17,720   $14,223       4.9       7,590   $18,544       4.4
Pest Control Workers                                         8,585   $29,136       9.1       5,930   $31,824      10.8
Grounds Maintenance Workers                                154,730   $15,308       3.9      77,700   $19,459       4.0

  PERSONAL CARE AND SERVICE OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Gaming Workers            2,565   $29,731      27.9       1,705   $35,922      30.9
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Personal Service
  Workers                                                    5,335   $31,347      29.9       3,705   $37,060      34.5
Animal Trainers                                              2,285   $24,461      14.1       1,475   $29,605      14.8
Nonfarm Animal Caretakers                                    4,395   $18,240      10.5       2,385   $26,047      11.7

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; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Gaming Workers                                               4,720   $21,538      17.1       2,210   $23,750      12.8
Motion Picture Projectionists                                1,010   $20,515      17.2         500   $27,941      20.1
Ushers,Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers                   2,060    $8,803      21.2         430   $27,806      23.3
Miscellaneous Entertainment Attendants and Related
  Workers                                                    8,560   $12,119      19.0       2,835   $23,824      20.3
Funeral Service Workers                                        705   $25,817      13.6         405   $31,849      16.6
Barbers                                                      6,250   $17,464       5.3       3,265   $22,057       4.7
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists              10,465   $21,427       7.1       5,625   $26,281       7.5
Miscellaneous Personal Appearance Workers                    2,395   $15,029       6.5         910   $23,245       8.6
Baggage Porters, Bellhops, and Concierges                    4,420   $17,705      13.6       2,345   $21,997      14.2
Tour and Travel Guides                                       2,260   $17,696      36.5         750   $24,865      30.4
Transportation Attendants                                    3,405   $34,220      35.1       1,485   $36,938      34.5
Child Care Workers                                           8,490   $11,570      18.3       3,045   $20,186      21.0
Personal and Home Care Aides                                 9,365    $9,849      16.3       3,320   $16,055      18.5
Recreation and Fitness Workers                              12,310   $22,673      32.1       5,870   $32,404      38.0
Residential Advisors                                         1,020    $9,725      27.3         300   $26,087      43.3
Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other                 2,870   $14,372      16.1       1,180   $22,190      15.2

  SALES AND RELATED OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Retail Sales
  Workers                                                  191,205   $36,935      25.7     146,850   $40,764      26.3
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Non-Retail Sales
  Workers                                                   89,015   $42,956      37.1      68,125   $50,174      39.0
Cashiers                                                    73,105   $14,954      12.0      32,635   $22,852      14.6
Counter and Rental Clerks                                    6,110   $17,461      17.0       3,030   $26,421      19.2
Parts Salespersons                                          11,165   $28,315       6.0       7,945   $31,957       6.3
Retail Salespersons                                        180,005   $23,433      21.5     103,475   $32,114      24.4
Advertising Sales Agents                                    12,105   $42,388      51.9       8,745   $50,578      54.1
Insurance Sales Agents                                      31,000   $50,573      50.1      22,745   $56,436      52.6
Securities, Commodities, and Finanancial Services
  Sales Agents                                              30,475   $60,219      71.0      22,660   $70,356      72.3
Travel Agents                                                4,565   $28,212      38.7       2,810   $35,024      39.2
Sales Representatives, Services, All Other                  48,820   $45,440      42.8      35,480   $52,149      45.6
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing         123,500   $45,546      38.5      95,165   $51,191      40.1
Models, Demonstrators, and Product Promoters                 1,980   $19,964      34.3         695   $46,389      41.6
Real Estate Brokers and Sales Agents                        50,540   $47,882      52.8      33,410   $56,164      54.7
Sales Engineers                                              3,500   $62,144      68.8       2,975   $67,319      69.5
Telemarketers                                                7,220   $15,339      23.1       2,515   $26,961      25.7
Door-To-Door Sales Workers, News and Street Vendors
  and Related Workers                                       10,150   $14,417      14.0       4,190   $25,176      16.6
Sales and Related Workers, All Other                        12,000   $37,231      48.1       7,720   $49,538      55.0

OFFICE AND ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Office and
Administrative Support Workers                              73,210   $37,332      30.4      54,835   $41,426      32.5
Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service           1,195   $22,457      17.4         650   $25,407      12.0

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; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Telephone Operators                                          1,990   $22,692      18.2       1,090   $31,276      19.7
Communication Equipment Operators, All Other                   620   $31,157      21.4         445   $39,605      25.3
Bill and Account Collectors                                  6,705   $26,630      18.8       4,170   $30,842      20.5
Billing and Posting Clerks and Machine Operators             5,950   $27,605      33.5       4,060   $32,500      33.3
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks                26,060   $26,422      29.6      15,860   $31,435      30.7
Gaming Cage Workers                                            200   $19,464      27.7         105   $22,458      17.5
Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks                               3,055   $29,872      26.1       2,000   $33,283      25.5
Procurement Clerks                                           1,840   $36,306      27.0       1,445   $39,101      26.4
Tellers                                                      5,295   $11,972      13.0       1,565   $22,311      13.8
Brokerage Clerks                                               355   $30,125      30.4         240   $36,875      33.1
Correspondence Clerks                                           95   $14,000      56.3          30   $30,769       9.4
Court, Municipal, and License Clerks                         2,420   $29,821      29.8       1,640   $34,494      31.8
Credit Authorizers, Checkers and Clerks                      1,405   $32,891      44.5         955   $38,607      50.3
Customer Service Representatives                            76,495   $26,278      22.9      47,705   $32,372      25.3
Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs                3,250   $31,384      44.8       2,735   $31,973      44.1
File Clerks                                                  9,520   $19,243      21.3       4,320   $25,284      20.2
Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks                         5,410   $15,719      19.5       2,655   $20,503      20.1
Interviewers Except Eligibility and Loan                     5,050   $12,853      31.8       1,625   $30,823      29.1
Library Assistants, Clerical                                 2,390   $13,398      36.2         890   $30,516      47.8
Loan Interviewers and Clerks                                 2,385   $31,793      31.4       1,745   $36,395      31.8
New Account Clerks                                             580   $26,831      30.2         350   $29,375      22.7
Order Clerks                                                 9,170   $22,218       9.0       5,105   $30,116      10.0
Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and
  Timekeeping                                                1,550   $29,810      33.4         925   $37,049      32.7
Receptionists and Information Clerks                         9,555   $16,960      26.0       4,255   $25,724      28.5
Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and
  Travel Clerks                                              7,985   $26,784      24.3       4,965   $32,144      25.1
Information and Record Clerks, All Other                     1,940   $26,800      36.9       1,115   $34,013      30.6
Cargo and Freight Agents                                     2,730   $31,923      18.7       1,905   $35,372      20.1
Couriers and Messengers                                     20,045   $21,150      12.9      10,740   $27,330      13.3
Dispatchers                                                 13,205   $31,990      10.0       9,780   $36,141       9.7
Meter Readers, Utilities                                     2,955   $34,850       9.5       2,185   $38,049      11.0
Postal Service Clerks                                        9,380   $39,911      16.7       7,265   $40,649      16.9
Postal Service Mail Carriers                                29,050   $39,961      14.4      23,455   $40,507      14.6
Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and
  Processing Machine Operators                               7,550   $39,364      19.5       5,615   $40,479      22.0
Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks                 22,645   $37,672      34.6      15,760   $43,927      33.8
Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks                     66,220   $20,749       4.6      39,240   $24,724       4.9
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers                              76,660   $20,972       6.9      42,095   $27,254       7.7
Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers,
  Recordkeeping                                              4,800   $25,266      13.4       2,775   $32,148      13.5
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants                   20,470   $26,787      35.6      12,055   $33,207      36.0
Computer Operators                                          13,890   $32,218      27.2       9,420   $37,098      26.2
Data Entry Keyers                                           16,425   $20,239      20.8       7,870   $27,070      21.3
Word Processors and Typists                                  2,435   $25,594      34.8       1,345   $30,907      36.3
Desktop Publishers                                             625   $31,919      28.3         365   $37,361      31.0
Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks                4,175   $29,433      39.0       2,830   $35,646      41.9

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; 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                                             7,970   $20,429      13.0       4,490   $23,674      13.5
Office Clerks, General                                      32,295   $21,611      25.4      16,915   $28,745      26.3
Office Machine Operators, Except Computer                    3,665   $23,080      14.1       2,175   $26,856      12.5
Proofreaders and Copy Markers                                  760   $25,793      46.5         400   $31,941      44.4
Statistical Assistants                                       1,260   $34,301      43.7         930   $36,686      39.4
Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other        17,175   $31,602      41.1      11,190   $38,175      43.1

FARMING, FISHING, AND FORESTRY OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Farming, Fishing
  and Forestry Workers                                      14,810   $24,972       8.1       7,975   $30,568      10.6
Agricultural Inspectors                                      1,030   $36,038      35.2         625   $41,311      44.9
Animal Breeders                                                340   $25,500       8.8         230   $27,882      13.0
Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products                   2,305   $11,866       4.9         795   $15,221       3.6
Miscellaneous Agricultural Workers                         145,875   $12,318       1.5      44,555   $17,244       2.2
Fishers and Related Fishing Workers                          3,050   $22,550       9.3       1,075   $26,033       9.9
Hunters and Trappers                                            40   $45,714       0.0          20   $51,786       0.0
Forest and Conservation Workers                              1,340   $17,312       8.7         610   $23,946      12.1
Logging Workers                                              5,785   $21,276       3.8       1,830   $25,987       4.4

CONSTRUCTION AND EXTRACTION WORKERS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Construction
  Trades and Extraction Workers                            100,710   $44,235       9.9      71,080   $50,286       9.9
Boilermakers                                                   925   $35,859       1.3         475   $44,453       2.5
Brickmasons, Blockmasons, and Stonemasons                    9,985   $24,614       3.1       4,975   $31,377       4.3
Carpenters                                                 136,025   $25,412       5.9      67,305   $32,289       5.7
Carpet, Floor and Tile Installers and Finishers             29,505   $23,114       2.8      14,910   $29,987       2.4
Cement Masons, Concrete Finishers, and Terrazzo
  Workers                                                   10,575   $26,603       2.1       5,160   $31,831       3.3
Contruction Laborers                                       154,830   $20,211       3.9      66,515   $27,334       4.4
Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators           1,255   $27,904       2.2         585   $31,975       3.6
Pile-Driver Operators                                          490   $43,015       5.3         220   $58,500       2.7
Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment
  Operators                                                 26,160   $40,155       2.6      14,735   $42,498       2.9
Drywall Installers, Ceiling Tile Installers, and
  Tapers                                                    20,180   $25,763       1.5       9,195   $31,639       1.9
Electricians                                                64,160   $35,848       7.3      40,260   $41,102       6.9
Glaziers                                                     6,645   $31,220       4.5       4,355   $35,182       4.7
Insulation Workers                                           2,395   $29,163       2.0       1,230   $32,317       1.9
Painters, Construction and Maintenance                      74,375   $19,361       5.3      32,875   $25,778       5.6
Paperhangers                                                   955   $30,449       5.0         405   $36,678       4.7
Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters         55,130   $31,453       4.3      32,965   $37,537       4.5
Plasterers and Stucco Masons                                 8,835   $23,736       1.8       4,135   $29,130       2.3
Reinforcing Iron Workers                                       705   $36,100       0.0         380   $41,859       0.0
Roofers                                                     22,890   $20,266       2.8       9,270   $27,130       2.9
Sheet Metal Workers                                         14,300   $32,430       3.8       9,430   $37,439       3.8
Structural Iron and Steel Workers                            7,235   $36,564       2.4       4,295   $40,545       2.2
Helpers, Construction Trades                                 5,070   $15,079       1.6       1,785   $24,432       1.9
Construction and Building Inspectors                         9,695   $49,124      25.6       7,055   $51,832      26.0
Elevator Installers and Repairers                            2,305   $61,582       7.5       1,860   $66,223       8.2

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; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Fence Erectors                                               2,965   $20,136       1.6       1,520   $27,542       1.3
Hazardous Materials Removal Workers                          2,290   $25,973      12.0       1,120   $36,078      18.8
Highway Maintenance Workers                                  6,500   $32,036       5.7       4,515   $35,013       7.1
Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment
  Operators                                                    665   $37,201       6.7         465   $40,324       2.4
Septic Tank Services and Sewer Pipe Cleaners                   610   $30,362       1.3         395   $35,395       2.0
Miscellaneous Construction and Related Workers               4,105   $28,743       3.9       2,545   $32,259       4.1
Derrick, Rotary Drill, and Service Unit Operators,
  Oil, Gas, and Mining                                         980   $30,689       2.7         510   $37,121       2.2
Earth Drillers Except Oil and Gas                            1,725   $35,771       3.9       1,060   $40,858       3.4
Explosives Workers, Ordnance handling Experts, and
  Blasters                                                     705   $26,975       3.8         430   $32,500       4.2
Mining Machine Operators                                     1,740   $40,021       2.7       1,230   $45,451       2.9
Roof Bolters, Mining                                             0         .        .            0         .        .
Roustabouts, Oil and Gas                                        85   $15,580       0.0          55   $16,563       0.0
Helpers - Extraction Workers                                    90   $14,028      26.4          40   $30,234       0.0
Other Extraction Workers                                     1,220   $31,264       5.2         710   $34,598       6.6

INSTALLATION, MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Mechanics,
  Installers and Repairers                                  35,760   $44,650      11.6      28,770   $48,065      11.6
Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine
  Repairers                                                 31,985   $31,215      18.2      21,425   $37,269      18.5
Radio and Telecommunications Equipment Installers
  and Repairers                                             25,300   $41,769      10.0      19,155   $47,974      10.2
Avionics Technicians                                         1,700   $44,674      11.2       1,395   $47,770      11.6
Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related  Repairers           3,865   $30,507       6.6       2,785   $34,989       6.5
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Transportation
  Equipment                                                    445   $26,136       2.7         285   $34,489       4.2
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Industrial and
  Utility                                                      930   $45,856      12.5         745   $48,030      13.4
Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor
  Vehicles                                                   1,710   $22,122       5.4       1,010   $29,137       5.8
Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers
  and Repairers                                              6,225   $22,751       9.9       3,560   $29,711      11.8
Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers                   5,595   $30,159       6.0       3,850   $33,970       5.3
Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians                  23,470   $46,582       7.9      18,215   $49,932       8.1
Automotive Body and Related Repairers                       19,155   $24,479       2.8      11,460   $30,603       2.8
Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers                    1,595   $25,606       3.0       1,005   $30,682       3.4
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics               131,940   $25,453       3.9      83,970   $31,024       4.0
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine
  Specialists                                               27,845   $35,106       2.6      20,325   $38,186       2.7
Heavy Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Service
  Technicians and Mechanics                                 17,430   $36,216       2.9      12,235   $40,241       3.1
Small Engine Mechanics                                       3,720   $22,322       4.4       2,315   $25,865       4.3
Miscellaneous Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Mechanics,
  Installers, and Repairers                                  7,245   $20,163       2.9       4,040   $23,456       2.0
  
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; 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                   1,890   $41,372       4.6       1,450   $43,503       5.3
Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration
  Mechanics and Installers                                  24,570   $34,846       4.8      16,940   $39,325       5.3
Home Appliance Repairers                                     6,835   $27,751       7.4       4,545   $32,301       8.6
Industrial and Refractory Machinery Mechanics               38,400   $36,676       5.5      27,560   $40,690       5.4
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General                     47,625   $27,526       6.4      30,890   $32,736       6.7
Maintenance Workers, Machinery                               2,040   $27,896       4.3       1,385   $32,886       5.0
Millwrights                                                  2,845   $41,921       3.1       1,905   $46,745       3.8
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers               6,560   $56,473       5.6       4,940   $61,674       6.0
Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers            18,410   $36,309       6.8      13,280   $41,626       6.6
Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers                 7,185   $36,160      17.3       5,050   $41,605      16.1
Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and
  Repairers                                                  3,900   $25,730       8.6       2,535   $30,754       9.0
Commercial Divers                                              550   $35,625      11.9         295   $36,979      12.2
Locksmiths and Safe Repairers                                4,235   $30,678       7.6       3,040   $35,210       6.9
Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers               985   $19,808       2.8         465   $26,447       4.3
Riggers                                                        845   $39,438       5.3         545   $41,158       5.5
Signal and Track Switch Repairers                              300   $51,636       1.0         270   $51,667       1.1
Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers       1,825   $14,882       1.9         805   $21,514       1.1
Other Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers         31,190   $25,229       9.3      18,275   $30,786       8.9

PRODUCTION OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Production and
  Operating Workers                                        107,765   $39,962      14.0      81,330   $42,525      15.2
Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems
  Assemblers                                                 1,650   $31,685       7.3       1,215   $36,469       7.4
Electrical, Electronics, and Electromechanical
  Assemblers                                                19,210   $20,124       8.4      11,265   $23,631       7.7
Engine and Other Machines Assemblers                           895   $24,708       6.7         620   $30,341       6.9
Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters                     1,450   $26,599       3.4         970   $31,096       2.8
Miscellaneous Assemblers and Fabricators                    68,910   $19,110       5.0      38,890   $22,862       5.3
Bakers                                                      14,990   $19,135       4.6       8,325   $23,702       4.9
Butchers and Other Meat, Poultry, and Fish Processing
  Workers                                                   21,885   $23,933       2.8      13,880   $30,893       2.5
Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine
  Operators and Tenders                                        770   $21,128       7.0         495   $25,466      10.9
Food Batchmakers                                             4,010   $20,806       4.6       2,215   $27,579       4.7
Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders                     670   $18,417       3.9         335   $22,760       4.8
Computer Control Programmers and Operators                   3,215   $32,892       5.9       2,435   $36,444       6.2
Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                               710   $28,068       4.5         505   $33,036       1.2
Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Metal and Plastic                                            440   $36,291       0.0         300   $36,563       0.0
Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Metal and Plastic                                            510   $24,896       1.0         340   $29,615       0.0
Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters,
  Operators and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                   5,615   $21,431       1.7       3,265   $25,725       1.6
  
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; 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                               470   $18,750      10.4         275   $22,353       2.2
Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine
  Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal
   and Plastic                                               7,300   $18,215       1.9       3,965   $22,708       1.5
Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                             1,180   $21,548       1.5         745   $27,539       1.9
Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                    75   $33,393       0.0          30   $41,429       0.0
Machinists                                                  46,635   $32,749       4.6      33,315   $37,141       4.6
Metal Furnace and Kiln Operators and Tenders                 1,055   $26,387       2.4         815   $26,762       3.1
Model Makers and Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic            1,100   $33,024      18.4         580   $43,333      11.6
Molders and Molding Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                 6,120   $24,455       2.9       3,815   $28,827       2.6
Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Metal and Plastic                                            200   $26,429       7.9          65   $46,050      23.9
Tool and Die Makers                                          4,895   $41,110       4.4       3,610   $45,421       4.4
Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Workers                     53,650   $25,483       2.0      31,905   $29,744       2.0
Heat Treating Equipment Equipment Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                               610   $26,795       7.4         360   $35,214       2.5
Lay-Out Workers, Metal and Plastic                             805   $33,698       7.2         540   $36,667      10.7
Plating and Coating Machine Setters, operators, and
  Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                 3,155   $22,435       2.1       1,930   $25,817       1.8
Tool Grinders, Filers and Sharpeners                         1,150   $35,884       3.8         845   $37,115       3.3
Metalworkers and Plastic Workers, All Others                44,630   $22,129       3.8      27,650   $24,772       4.0
Bookbinders and Bindery Workers                              1,935   $26,363       6.3       1,360   $29,052       5.2
Job Printers                                                 9,200   $27,147       9.5       6,160   $31,959       9.5
Prepress Technicians and Workers                             4,970   $30,988      13.3       3,350   $36,221      14.3
Printing Machine Operators                                  17,010   $30,452       4.6      11,775   $34,513       4.2
Laundry and Dry Cleaning Workers                            12,480   $17,670       7.3       6,590   $21,357       8.9
Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials            4,285   $12,244       2.4       2,000   $14,844       2.1
Sewing Machine Operators                                    29,880   $12,103       1.6      13,840   $13,741       1.8
Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers                       1,920   $16,302       9.2       1,045   $20,815       7.7
Shoe Machine Operators and Tenders                             425   $13,698       5.6         185   $14,343       7.0
Tailors, Dressmakers, and Sewers                             7,580   $17,053       7.7       3,845   $22,155       9.2
Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and
  Tenders                                                      620   $14,075      10.0         355   $15,485       7.6
Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders                                                    2,215   $15,876       2.7       1,035   $17,629       0.7
Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters,
  Operators, and Tenders                                       425   $16,895       2.1         230   $17,554       0.0
Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine
  Setters, Operators, and Tenders                               95   $12,159       0.0          30   $14,861       0.0
Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers                           60   $27,841       0.0          55   $28,011       0.0
Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers                               390   $39,844      34.4         255   $45,313      38.2
Upholsterers                                                 8,125   $19,240       2.9       4,835   $22,394       3.0
Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other         1,205   $16,439       7.7         610   $20,052       4.1

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; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters                           9,295   $24,581       7.8       5,435   $29,262       7.2
Furniture Finishers                                          2,805   $18,038       5.4       1,370   $21,793       6.4
Model Makers and Patternmakers, Wood                            65   $15,625      18.2          40   $12,381       5.0
Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood         4,005   $19,125       2.1       2,300   $23,288       0.9
Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Except Sawing                                              2,740   $17,883       2.9       1,520   $22,964       3.2
Woodworkers, All Other                                       2,955   $15,864      17.5       1,620   $21,835      12.2
Power Plant Operators, Distributors, and Dispatchers         2,800   $62,355       9.9       2,360   $66,565      10.1
Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators                    9,065   $46,532      12.7       7,280   $49,377      12.1
Water and Liquid Waste Treatment Plant and System
  Workers                                                    5,950   $42,341      11.4       4,970   $44,732      11.6
Miscellaneous Plant and System Operators                     3,635   $50,450      10.0       2,845   $52,253      11.2
Chemical Processing Machine Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders                                                5,625   $32,839      23.6       4,075   $37,402      23.1
Crushing, Grinding, Polishing, Mixing, and Blending
  Workers                                                    7,795   $21,926       1.8       4,750   $26,294       1.6
Cutting Workers                                              9,065   $18,464       2.0       5,055   $22,081       1.7
Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine
  Setters, Operators, and Tenders                            1,675   $26,239       2.4       1,040   $31,449       3.2
Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and
  Tenders                                                      855   $24,007       7.7         545   $26,458       7.9
Inspectors, Testers, Sorter, Samplers, and Weighers         61,270   $31,742      17.2      41,975   $37,417      18.1
Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers                6,535   $18,324      10.4       3,115   $23,923      12.0
Medical, Dental and Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians        8,640   $30,890      14.3       5,775   $36,092      13.7
Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders         15,020   $16,423       2.3       7,340   $21,806       2.3
Painting Workers                                            20,595   $21,243       2.4      12,395   $25,902       2.4
Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine
  Workers                                                    6,645   $26,030      21.8       4,100   $31,217      22.5
Semiconductor Processors                                       835   $36,534      24.9         600   $40,808      21.8
Cementing and Gluing Machine Operators and Tenders             540   $20,996       1.8         300   $26,563       0.0
Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment
  Operators and Tenders                                        940   $18,970       4.5         425   $26,464       0.0
Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders           170   $16,827       2.9          80   $30,859       6.3
Etchers and Engravers                                        1,195   $22,903      14.2         670   $30,325      19.9
Molders, Shapers, and Casters, except Metal and
  Plastic                                                    4,165   $22,057      12.3       2,425   $27,838      10.8
Paper Goods Machines Setters, Operators, and Tenders         1,895   $25,686       3.5       1,080   $35,823       6.2
Tire Builders                                                  495   $22,371       1.0         315   $32,813       1.6
Helpers-Production Workers                                   4,815   $13,438       3.9       1,825   $17,927       5.5
Production Workers, All Other                               88,415   $21,300       4.4      49,470   $26,644       4.8

TRANSPORTATION AND MATERIAL MOVING OCCUPATIONS
Supervisors, Transportation and Material Moving
  Workers                                                   24,140   $37,273      14.7      17,925   $40,893      14.7
Aircraft Pilots and Flight Engineers                        11,660   $63,855      66.8       7,125   $66,612      65.8
Air Traffic Controllers and Airfield Operations
  Specialists                                                3,075   $67,379      26.3       2,730   $68,594      28.0
  
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; 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                                          355   $23,346       4.5         255   $24,228       6.2
Bus Drivers                                                 26,830   $26,980       9.2      15,205   $33,886       9.4
Driver/Sales Workers and Truck Drivers                     336,700   $27,813       4.3     199,920   $33,593       4.1
Taxi Drivers and Chauffers                                  22,265   $17,752      17.1      10,445   $22,305      15.9
Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other                           2,660   $16,085       6.6       1,265   $24,890       6.2
Locomotive Engineers and Operators                           3,180   $58,080      12.9       2,405   $60,819      14.3
Railroad Brake, Signal, and Switch Operators                   480   $50,109      11.1         370   $52,011       9.5
Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters                          2,865   $60,402      16.9       2,225   $61,980      19.1
Subway, Streetcar, and Other Rail Transportation
  Workers                                                      810   $36,992       6.2         520   $43,611       4.6
Sailors and Marine Oilers                                    1,725   $30,237      18.7         765   $42,332      16.8
Ship and Boat Captains and Operators                         2,735   $38,804      25.3       1,455   $50,238      26.5
Ship Engineers                                                 530   $51,184      16.7         300   $45,147      18.2
Bridge and Lock Tenders                                        105   $34,375      10.4          85   $32,308      13.1
Parking Lot Attendants                                       9,635   $13,498       8.1       3,980   $16,993       7.0
Service Station Attendants                                   5,900   $14,722       6.2       2,760   $19,623       8.4
Transportation Inspectors                                    3,325   $45,884      14.2       2,635   $50,668      15.9
Other Transportation Workers                                 1,410   $27,427      11.4         930   $38,929       8.0
Conveyor Operators and Tenders                                 325   $21,601       0.0         185   $25,350       0.0
Crane and Tower Operators                                    4,610   $42,651       3.9       3,215   $50,048       3.8
Dredge, Excavating, and Loading Machine Operators            3,845   $36,435       3.3       2,210   $41,235       3.6
Hoist and Winch Operators                                      750   $30,909       1.1         375   $31,440       0.0
Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators                      57,935   $21,355       1.7      31,580   $26,265       1.8
Cleaners of  Vehicles and Equipment                         33,275   $13,867       2.7      15,520   $18,288       2.8
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Materials Movers,
  Hand                                                     145,875   $19,345       4.1      71,910   $27,192       4.2
Machine Feeders and Offbearers                               2,710   $21,117       4.9       1,465   $26,077       4.9
Packers and Packagers, Hand                                 20,425   $13,660       4.0       8,855   $17,982       3.4
Pumping Station Operators                                    1,185   $37,016       2.9         845   $41,053       3.7
Refuse and Recyclable Materials Collectors                   7,690   $18,793       3.1       4,200   $28,288       4.4
Shuttle Car Operators                                          210   $13,125       3.4          85   $16,736       8.2
Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders                              315   $33,672       1.6         180   $36,071       0.0
Material Moving Workers, All Other                           3,760   $27,975       3.3       2,205   $32,401       3.4

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