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

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


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

21 to 74 years                                           2,271,610   $27,469      35.0   1,458,165   $35,031      37.2

  MANAGEMENT OCCUPATIONS
Chief executives                                            21,860   $80,887      64.3      18,465   $87,238      65.0
General and Operations Managers                             19,795   $52,050      48.9      16,870   $55,482      48.7
Legislators                                                    195   $40,057      62.4         130   $41,628      53.9
Advertising and Promotions Managers                          1,220   $39,551      74.4         950   $42,191      74.2
Marketing and Sales Managers                                22,475   $47,238      67.1      17,700   $52,238      67.4
Public Relations Managers                                    1,055   $41,430      65.1         840   $46,534      64.7
Administrative Services Managers                             2,085   $40,137      47.9       1,675   $42,145      49.5
Computer and Information Systems Managers                    8,620   $62,212      64.9       7,060   $67,702      65.5
Financial Managers                                          17,535   $47,075      58.8      14,510   $50,792      59.3
Human Resources Managers                                     8,480   $44,148      49.6       6,755   $49,147      50.5
Industrial Production Managers                               4,340   $50,530      41.6       3,825   $51,408      41.4
Purchasing Managers                                          4,190   $45,976      53.4       3,565   $50,028      52.8
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers           4,360   $35,792      22.6       3,790   $37,054      21.5
Farm, Ranch, and Other Agricultural Managers                 3,880   $28,076      28.9       2,910   $31,006      31.5
Farmers and Ranchers                                         9,590   $16,518      24.8       6,565   $18,426      26.0
Construction Managers                                       18,035   $50,191      33.5      14,355   $51,711      33.3
Education Administrators                                    11,500   $38,194      74.8       7,205   $42,175      74.7
Engineering Managers                                         3,770   $82,009      76.5       3,385   $84,398      77.3
Food Service Managers                                       13,355   $27,993      26.6       9,375   $31,393      27.0
Funeral Directors                                              475   $33,368      26.0         290   $39,286      24.3
Gaming Managers                                                695   $33,940      44.2         535   $36,265      46.4
Lodging Managers                                             4,270   $25,587      38.9       2,795   $31,011      42.5
Medical and Health Services Managers                         5,965   $41,676      58.2       4,680   $46,332      59.1
Natural Sciences Managers                                      435   $48,194      88.6         290   $57,083      94.5
Postmasters and Mail Superintendents                           655   $39,922      16.6         515   $43,293      16.0
Property, Real Estate, and Community Association
  Managers                                                  10,860   $31,117      39.9       7,000   $37,818      38.5
Social and Community Service Managers                        5,020   $31,520      67.7       3,495   $36,255      68.7
Managers, All Other                                         45,055   $50,372      54.6      36,825   $52,593      54.9

  BUSINESS AND FINANCIAL OPERATIONS OCCUPATIONS
Agents and Business Managers of Artists,Performers,
  and Athletes                                                 780   $24,238      49.8         425   $36,338      52.7
Purchasing Agents and Buyers, Farm Products                    225   $45,208      39.3         180   $47,578      41.9
Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products            3,825   $26,955      34.1       2,435   $33,549      35.1
Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and
  Farm Products                                              4,280   $36,327      39.3       3,520   $38,538      38.1
Claims Adusters, Appraisers, Examiners, and
  Investigators                                              4,750   $34,372      46.1       3,835   $36,539      47.2
Compliance Officers, Except Agriculture, Construction,
  Health and Safety, and Transportation                      2,030   $40,248      52.2       1,700   $42,320      53.3
Cost Estimators                                              2,360   $43,750      38.5       1,965   $46,068      38.6


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

          COLORADO; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Human Resources, Training, and Labor Relations
  Specialists                                               17,220   $35,458      54.6      12,795   $38,239      54.6
Logisticians                                                   605   $48,423      51.1         500   $49,702      50.0
Management Analysts                                         13,695   $49,336      75.1       8,910   $57,664      75.2
Meeting and Convention Planners                                910   $26,250      65.6         505   $32,476      61.8
Other Business Operations Specialists                        4,500   $32,520      44.2       3,465   $36,091      44.9
Accountants and Auditors                                    36,135   $36,038      69.6      26,505   $41,035      70.4
Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate                      2,600   $37,041      60.4       1,990   $41,017      59.2
Budget Analysts                                                955   $45,887      58.8         810   $47,398      55.5
Credit Analysts                                                490   $30,616      51.8         360   $32,021      55.9
Financial Analysts                                           1,150   $37,269      74.2         695   $41,548      73.8
Personal Financial Advisors                                  5,600   $42,432      76.7       3,935   $51,848      77.9
Insurance Underwriters                                       1,265   $37,451      48.3       1,075   $38,159      46.4
Financial Examiners                                            225   $63,900      85.0         190   $64,200      81.9
Loan Counselors and Officers                                 7,765   $36,476      45.0       6,130   $39,599      45.1
Tax Examiners, Collectors, and Revenue Agents                  800   $36,622      52.8         725   $38,198      54.1
Tax Preparers                                                2,020   $13,050      57.8         685   $35,458      63.4
Financial Specialists, All Other                               635   $41,094      53.6         495   $49,688      60.1

  COMPUTER AND MATHEMATICAL OCCUPATIONS
Computer Scientists and System Analyts                      15,460   $51,172      66.4      11,680   $55,605      67.2
Computer Programmers                                        15,675   $52,503      66.9      12,055   $57,228      67.4
Computer Software Engineers                                 26,920   $61,667      78.8      22,210   $65,330      79.3
Computer Support Specialists                                12,340   $37,490      42.4       9,305   $41,867      42.6
Database Administrators                                      2,680   $50,501      68.3       2,250   $52,345      68.3
Network and Computer Systems Administrators                  6,250   $45,256      43.1       5,045   $47,146      42.5
Network Systems and Data Communication Analysts              9,165   $42,715      53.1       7,145   $48,422      52.9
Actuaries                                                      315   $55,469      93.0         260   $71,042      95.7
Mathematicians                                                  70   $75,147     100.0          40   $76,397     100.0
Operations Research Analysts                                 2,000   $51,653      67.4       1,550   $57,955      69.6
Statisticians                                                  435   $44,097      97.3         315   $48,523      96.2
Miscellaneous Mathematical Science Occupations                  65   $34,236      92.5          30   $39,250     100.0

ARCHITECTURE, ENGINEERING OCCUPATIONS
Architects, Except Naval                                     5,645   $45,125      88.7       4,320   $50,004      91.0
Surveyors, Cartographers, and Photogrammetrists              1,675   $36,530      80.7       1,325   $39,944      77.7
Aerospace Engineers                                          3,320   $63,244      86.9       2,915   $64,695      86.8
Agricultural Engineers                                          35   $72,292      51.4          20   $64,167      50.0
Biomedical Engineers                                           200   $54,052      73.7         140   $60,909      76.1
Chemical Engineers                                             540   $58,542      85.5         430   $66,250      87.2
Civil Engineers                                              7,400   $52,062      87.5       6,040   $55,238      87.8
Computer Hardware Engineers                                  2,290   $60,110      64.8       1,890   $61,827      65.2
Electrical and Electronic Engineers                          9,345   $61,182      71.8       8,035   $62,915      71.0
Environmental Engineers                                      1,085   $53,646      86.5         845   $55,684      87.7
Industrial Engineers, Including Health and Safety            3,090   $51,167      61.3       2,585   $53,688      60.0
Marine Engineers and Naval Architects                           20   $31,250     100.0           0         .        .


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

          COLORADO; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Materials Engineers                                            705   $54,857      74.0         615   $58,750      72.7
Mechanical Engineers                                         4,315   $53,759      76.0       3,400   $60,074      76.9
Mining and Geological Engineers,Including Mining
  Safety Engineers                                             295   $62,011      84.6         225   $66,125      80.7
Nuclear Engineers                                              105   $77,083     100.0          85  $101,389     100.0
Petroleum Engineers                                            660   $77,857      97.6         480   $82,465      96.7
Engineers, All Others                                        7,555   $59,949      79.0       6,260   $61,525      79.6
Drafters                                                     5,040   $34,270      25.1       3,615   $36,219      22.6
Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters                     8,160   $37,424      16.4       6,505   $40,220      16.4
Surveying and Mapping Technicians                            1,805   $32,150       9.0       1,415   $35,367      10.7

  LIFE, PHYSICAL, AND SOCIAL SCIENCE OCCUPATIONS
Agricultural and Food Scientists                               670   $31,399      81.3         440   $38,454      89.5
Biological Scientists                                        1,780   $33,571      94.2       1,185   $41,578      96.7
Conservation Scientists and Foresters                          715   $42,169      89.1         580   $44,706      93.1
Medical Scientists                                             940   $39,231     100.0         715   $45,545     100.0
Astronomers and Physicists                                     545   $60,297      93.4         455   $61,661      95.1
Atmospheric and Space Scientists                               600   $56,653      83.8         540   $61,146      86.3
Chemists and Materials Scientists                            1,885   $44,295      92.3       1,595   $46,828      94.2
Environmental Scientists and Geoscientists                   4,150   $50,967      96.6       2,920   $59,167      97.4
Physical Scientists, All Other                               2,940   $44,798      98.1       2,040   $59,792      98.3
Economists                                                     315   $52,000     100.0         235   $53,375     100.0
Market/Survey Researchers                                    1,700   $40,982      75.1       1,240   $46,429      76.7
Psychologists                                                4,380   $36,112      99.6       2,085   $45,101      99.7
Sociologists                                                    90   $33,672      91.2          65   $38,750      88.1
Urban and Regional Planners                                    500   $45,573      98.8         445   $46,719      98.6
Miscellaneous Social Scientists and Related Workers            690   $30,568      91.3         355   $40,833      92.4
Agricultural and Food Science Technicians                      440   $28,403      23.1         340   $31,429      17.3
Biological Technicians                                         320   $34,091      63.4         190   $38,984      60.7
Chemical Technicians                                           520   $32,444      43.7         420   $38,412      41.8
Geological and Petroleum Technicians                           295   $39,773      49.3         235   $41,875      54.7
Nuclear Technicians                                            105   $56,838      26.2          95   $60,114      28.9
Other Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians         2,985   $23,041      39.7       1,505   $35,294      35.7

  COMMUNITY AND SOCIAL SERVICES OCCUPATIONS
Counselors                                                  10,050   $25,285      71.9       5,285   $29,855      73.0
Social Workers                                               8,675   $29,399      78.2       5,785   $32,050      77.2
Misc. Community and Social Service Specialists               4,200   $27,157      60.4       2,735   $33,346      64.3
Clergy                                                       5,720   $30,310      78.8       4,335   $34,692      82.0
Directors, Religious Activities and Education                1,460   $23,856      60.7         820   $30,557      60.8
Religious Workers, All Other                                 1,805   $19,839      68.5         985   $29,162      72.5

  LEGAL OCCUPATIONS
Lawyers                                                     15,040   $69,710      99.7      11,790   $77,343      99.9
Judges, Magistrates, and Other Judicial Workers              1,005   $60,453      84.8         800   $66,452      84.4
Paralegals and Legal Assistants                              5,770   $31,389      46.9       4,130   $34,673      44.4
Miscellaneous Legal Support Workers                          4,460   $26,399      34.6       2,840   $30,757      26.4


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

          COLORADO; BOTH SEXES

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

  EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND LIBRARY OCCUPATIONS
Postsecondary Teachers                                      21,000   $30,304      88.9      12,830   $42,047      89.6
Preschool and Kindergarten Teachers                          7,045   $12,401      45.6       3,790   $17,837      41.6
Elementary and Middle School Teachers                       49,060   $30,031      95.1      35,760   $32,984      96.7
Secondary School Teachers                                   12,155   $31,438      96.0       9,530   $34,328      97.1
Special Education Teachers                                   2,810   $29,963      84.0       2,050   $32,565      90.5
Other Teachers and Instructors                              10,415   $12,480      57.8       3,545   $27,720      56.6
Archivists, Curators, and Museum Technicians                   635   $31,293      76.7         430   $36,250      83.0
Librarians                                                   3,595   $25,736      78.6       1,800   $35,255      79.6
Library Technicians                                            955   $14,172      32.0         390   $25,634      39.8
Teacher Assistants                                          12,775    $8,957      21.5       2,015   $15,314      18.3
Other Education, Training, and Library Workers               1,015   $30,352      79.5         560   $37,500      80.1

  ARTS, DESIGN, ENTERTAINMENT, SPORTS, AND MEDIA
       OCCUPATIONS
Artists and Related Workers                                  5,085   $16,223      46.9       2,330   $30,359      47.6
Designers                                                   14,770   $26,935      46.9       8,290   $34,206      48.0
Actors                                                         300    $9,226      59.1          35   $18,036      67.6
Producers and Directors                                      2,115   $36,605      65.6       1,315   $41,763      69.0
Athletes, Coaches, Umpires and Related Workers               5,530   $17,728      55.5       1,860   $33,064      62.2
Dancers and Choreographers                                     370   $11,713      10.6          65   $29,688      18.5
Musicians, Singers and Related Workers                       2,795   $13,988      56.2         765   $30,811      50.7
Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related
  Workers, All Other                                           655   $12,241      43.1         235   $21,006      49.4
Announcers                                                     860   $28,500      42.7         420   $32,448      42.3
News Analysts, Reporters, and Correspondents                 1,420   $29,598      80.2         955   $37,978      86.3
Public Relations Specialists                                 2,955   $33,200      73.1       1,870   $39,127      74.3
Editors                                                      3,535   $31,547      81.4       2,340   $36,591      81.7
Technical Writers                                            2,495   $42,567      72.0       1,605   $47,183      70.7
Writers and Authors                                          3,670   $24,875      77.9       1,695   $38,750      76.7
Miscellaneous Media and Communication Workers                1,280   $20,575      49.3         470   $31,750      38.9
Broadcast and Sound Engineering Technicians and
  Radio Operators                                            1,625   $32,041      30.6       1,145   $37,243      26.3
Photographers                                                2,270   $24,104      45.5       1,290   $32,141      48.9
Television, Video and Motion Picture Camera
  Operators and Editors                                        510   $29,146      41.5         320   $35,859      45.0
Media and Communication Equipment Workers,
  All Other                                                     40   $41,250      36.8          15   $51,250      46.7

  HEALTHCARE PRACTIONERS AND TECHNICAL OCCUPATIONS
Chiropractors                                                1,165   $51,942      94.7         615   $70,050      94.9
Dentists                                                     2,980  $103,683      99.3       1,620  $115,900      99.1
Dieticians and Nutritionists                                 1,425   $24,158      70.7         675   $30,565      67.7
Optometrists                                                   580   $65,797     100.0         400   $68,500     100.0
Pharmacists                                                  2,990   $60,044      94.9       1,965   $65,453      95.7
Physicians and Surgeons                                     11,135  $108,492      99.7       7,485  $121,172      99.9
Physician Assistants                                         1,280   $40,588      67.8         795   $51,699      70.1


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

          COLORADO; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Podiatrists                                                     80   $27,434     100.0          50   $33,750     100.0
Registered Nurses                                           33,195   $35,942      60.9      18,870   $41,845      59.3
Audiologists                                                   330   $32,946      97.6         160   $34,483      94.9
Occupational Therapists                                      1,430   $30,748      93.3         510   $41,406      92.0
Physical Therapists                                          2,745   $36,186      93.6       1,380   $45,519      92.6
Radiation Therapists                                           115   $43,417      35.0          75   $50,208      49.3
Recreational Therapists                                        310   $24,803      71.5         200   $30,875      84.2
Respiratory Therapists                                       1,150   $31,277      24.7         705   $35,557      21.8
Speech-Language Pathologists                                 1,455   $30,826      94.9         465   $37,838      95.9
Therapists, All Others                                       1,690   $27,141      88.4         965   $33,365      94.7
Veterinarians                                                1,395   $47,123     100.0       1,025   $52,269     100.0
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practioners,
  All Other                                                    375   $17,708      81.6          70   $31,429      72.2
Clinical Lab Technologists and Technicians                   4,475   $27,325      66.4       2,690   $35,462      67.2
Dental Hygienists                                            2,020   $33,950      43.5         615   $45,847      48.9
Diagnostic Related Technologists and Technicians             3,510   $32,218      22.1       2,455   $36,983      21.7
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics                 1,750   $26,106      24.0       1,215   $28,875      24.3
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practioners Support
  Technicians                                                4,820   $20,148      18.3       2,740   $25,103      14.9
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses            5,655   $23,991       9.9       3,200   $27,350       9.6
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians           1,530   $20,278      16.8         965   $22,032      15.9
Opticians, Dispensing                                          995   $22,376      19.1         690   $27,716      15.5
Miscellaneous Health Technologists and Technicians           1,140   $25,507      34.4         700   $27,447      36.6
Other Healthcare Practioners and Technical
  Occupations                                                1,410   $41,134      59.8       1,050   $45,986      58.5

HEALTHCARE SUPPORT OCCUPATIONS
Nursing, Psychiatric, and Home Health Aides                 19,250   $15,745      11.7       9,500   $20,748      10.1
Occupational Therapist Assistants and Aides                    125   $22,031      11.8          40   $24,000       0.0
Physical Therapist Assistants and Aides                        695   $17,723      39.0         285   $24,282      36.8
Massage Therapists                                           3,370   $15,646      43.1         865   $24,770      43.0
Dental Assistants                                            4,015   $20,540      11.0       1,830   $24,227      11.5
Medical Assistants and Other Healthcare Support
 Occupations                                                 8,925   $18,721      16.3       4,875   $23,162      14.1

  PROTECTIVE SERVICE OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Correctional
  Officers                                                   1,020   $41,118      36.0         925   $42,237      39.5
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Police and
  Detectives                                                 1,610   $55,291      47.4       1,500   $56,212      47.4
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Fire Fighting and
  Prevention Workers                                           720   $57,500      38.0         675   $60,199      40.4
Supervisors, Protective Service Workers, All Other           1,490   $29,702      32.0       1,155   $31,842      32.7
Fire Fighters                                                3,470   $46,452      24.6       3,010   $47,230      23.2
Fire Inspectors                                                310   $46,331      13.3         295   $46,815      13.8
Baliffs, Correctional Officers and Jailers                   5,225   $32,202      20.0       4,255   $33,504      21.6
Detectives and Criminal Investigators                        2,010   $51,311      51.6       1,815   $51,732      51.1
Fish and Game Wardens                                           80   $39,922      72.8          70   $56,667      72.1


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

          COLORADO; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Parking Enforcement Workers                                    100    $7,500       4.1          45   $47,850       9.3
Police and Sheriff Patrol Officers                           9,600   $40,616      31.5       8,285   $41,594      31.1
Transit and Railroad Police                                     15   $21,111       0.0          10   $21,250       0.0
Animal Control Workers                                         185   $27,661      21.5         120   $29,318      20.3
Private Detectives and Investigators                         1,320   $32,887      52.1         960   $41,271      52.0
Security Guards and Gaming Surveillance Officers            10,130   $20,388      15.5       5,910   $26,078      16.0
Crossing Guards                                                750    $7,649       8.4         120   $16,071       0.0
Lifeguards and Other Protective Service Workers              1,545   $17,762      42.7         665   $27,423      51.3

  FOOD PREPARATION AND SERVING RELATED OCCUPATIONS
Chefs and Head Cooks                                         4,895   $23,096      16.9       3,285   $25,935      16.9
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Food Preparation
  and Serving Workers                                        8,930   $19,139      13.3       5,120   $24,209      14.2
Cooks                                                       22,915   $12,882       6.1      10,275   $17,479       5.5
Food Preparation Workers                                     6,140    $9,827       9.2       2,040   $16,776       7.9
Bartenders                                                   7,930   $14,187      18.2       3,240   $18,692      18.3
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers,
  Including Fast Food                                        3,880   $12,255       5.3       1,640   $21,225       3.9
Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession and
  Coffee Shop                                                1,010    $7,340      13.1         230   $13,778      16.7
Waiters and Waitresses                                      25,735   $11,800      16.9       8,160   $17,184      16.0
Food Servers, Nonrestaurant                                  1,465   $11,356       9.0         525   $16,613      10.1
Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender
  Helpers                                                    2,525    $8,860       6.4         670   $16,560       7.3
Dishwashers                                                  3,155   $10,402       2.1       1,040   $13,585       1.4
Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee
  Shop                                                       1,745    $9,281      11.0         460   $16,994      10.2
Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers,
  All Other                                                     65   $11,375       0.0          20   $25,227       0.0

  BUILDING AND GROUNDS CLEANING AND MAINTENANCE
    OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Housekeeping and
  Janitorial Workers                                         3,510   $23,090      11.4       2,295   $27,202      10.8
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Landscaping, Lawn
  Service, and Groundskeeping Workers                        2,955   $28,329      20.9       2,095   $30,574      22.0
Janitors and Building Cleaners                              29,070   $15,637       5.8      14,740   $20,938       5.2
Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners                             18,545   $10,892       5.9       6,620   $16,163       4.8
Pest Control Workers                                           315   $25,625      20.1         235   $30,800      18.8
Grounds Maintenance Workers                                 12,925   $15,842      11.0       6,005   $21,908      11.0

  PERSONAL CARE AND SERVICE OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Gaming Workers              795   $27,229      36.1         565   $30,931      34.5
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Personal Service
  Workers                                                    2,140   $25,366      33.1       1,325   $30,239      30.5
Animal Trainers                                              1,045   $14,056      28.5         495   $21,914      25.9
Nonfarm Animal Caretakers                                    2,725   $15,435      22.5       1,385   $21,859      23.2


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

          COLORADO; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Gaming Workers                                                 835   $34,702      24.5         535   $36,720      27.1
Motion Picture Projectionists                                  105   $11,394       3.8          40   $32,115       0.0
Ushers,Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers                     550    $6,371      21.5          85   $20,625      19.8
Miscellaneous Entertainment Attendants and Related
  Workers                                                    2,280   $10,518      32.5         615   $27,105      28.0
Funeral Service Workers                                         80   $16,438      32.9          25   $31,964      82.6
Barbers                                                        975   $14,359       8.1         510   $20,982       9.2
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists              10,550   $15,658       6.8       4,890   $21,531       7.4
Miscellaneous Personal Appearance Workers                    2,680   $15,075       9.4       1,345   $19,899      12.0
Baggage Porters, Bellhops, and Concierges                    1,090   $17,169      24.6         550   $20,942       5.6
Tour and Travel Guides                                       1,100   $11,346      39.3         295   $21,481      33.6
Transportation Attendants                                    3,880   $31,443      37.7       1,510   $32,990      35.3
Child Care Workers                                          20,635    $9,048      17.0       8,385   $15,238      15.3
Personal and Home Care Aides                                 3,725   $10,267      13.0       1,260   $16,922      16.2
Recreation and Fitness Workers                               5,060   $15,811      48.0       2,195   $26,366      51.6
Residential Advisors                                           810   $15,659      32.9         385   $22,750      37.1
Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other                   710   $12,618      10.8         275   $21,120       7.3

  SALES AND RELATED OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Retail Sales
  Workers                                                   51,415   $30,062      26.1      38,900   $32,390      25.6
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Non-Retail Sales
  Workers                                                   18,540   $40,013      39.4      15,030   $42,460      39.6
Cashiers                                                    30,920   $12,674       9.5      12,685   $21,177      10.3
Counter and Rental Clerks                                    2,090   $14,417      16.5         945   $21,333      19.6
Parts Salespersons                                           2,205   $26,363       8.7       1,740   $27,920       7.5
Retail Salespersons                                         53,860   $18,325      27.6      26,520   $30,278      29.2
Advertising Sales Agents                                     4,205   $35,726      53.7       2,865   $42,172      57.7
Insurance Sales Agents                                       8,940   $35,909      49.8       6,675   $40,910      49.8
Securities, Commodities, and Finanancial Services
  Sales Agents                                               9,060   $35,223      57.4       6,300   $40,405      59.9
Travel Agents                                                4,150   $22,275      26.4       2,500   $26,441      22.3
Sales Representatives, Services, All Other                  13,800   $37,283      45.9       9,580   $42,313      46.6
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing          24,740   $41,563      44.1      19,480   $46,822      45.3
Models, Demonstrators, and Product Promoters                   985    $6,172      23.2         195   $27,232      27.8
Real Estate Brokers and Sales Agents                        18,810   $40,144      48.0      11,465   $50,880      49.0
Sales Engineers                                                625   $70,250      67.0         540   $72,500      68.3
Telemarketers                                                4,325   $12,172      11.3       1,520   $21,863      12.9
Door-To-Door Sales Workers, News and Street Vendors
  and Related Workers                                        4,140    $9,647      22.7       1,125   $26,538      24.9
Sales and Related Workers, All Other                         4,210   $30,322      48.2       2,410   $40,853      54.7

OFFICE AND ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Office and
Administrative Support Workers                              30,790   $30,634      27.8      23,640   $32,570      26.8
Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service           1,175   $16,842      13.5         660   $21,732      13.6


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

          COLORADO; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Telephone Operators                                          1,250   $21,346      10.5         740   $25,983      12.6
Communication Equipment Operators, All Other                   245   $33,125      52.0         190   $37,569      55.0
Bill and Account Collectors                                  3,530   $24,817      20.2       2,320   $27,664      16.8
Billing and Posting Clerks and Machine Operators             6,290   $23,447      19.4       4,400   $26,418      18.6
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks                34,420   $22,207      16.0      20,260   $26,931      13.3
Gaming Cage Workers                                             55   $18,625       0.0          25   $28,500       0.0
Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks                               3,485   $26,801      16.1       2,400   $30,000      16.4
Procurement Clerks                                             445   $32,045      25.9         385   $32,961      26.0
Tellers                                                      5,015   $16,098      11.4       2,605   $20,099       9.7
Brokerage Clerks                                               170   $27,361      45.0         100   $35,625      50.0
Correspondence Clerks                                          215   $27,784      61.1         140   $28,523      72.9
Court, Municipal, and License Clerks                         1,555   $25,701      14.6       1,145   $27,702      17.1
Credit Authorizers, Checkers and Clerks                        905   $23,262      14.2         650   $25,019      14.0
Customer Service Representatives                            41,365   $22,854      23.4      25,390   $27,197      24.6
Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs                  850   $27,271      35.2         665   $30,295      34.9
File Clerks                                                  4,400   $17,180      17.8       2,125   $25,538      14.7
Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks                         2,285   $12,777      23.5         925   $19,728      22.3
Interviewers Except Eligibility and Loan                     3,060   $15,813      34.5       1,100   $23,681      24.6
Library Assistants, Clerical                                 2,065   $12,033      42.4         565   $22,843      52.4
Loan Interviewers and Clerks                                 3,670   $28,886      24.2       2,775   $31,064      22.8
New Account Clerks                                             400   $21,750      28.8         305   $23,984      28.7
Order Clerks                                                 2,960   $21,021      15.9       1,670   $25,371      16.3
Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and
  Timekeeping                                                  915   $26,998      23.2         695   $30,536      24.7
Receptionists and Information Clerks                        19,570   $16,305      15.7       8,575   $21,773      13.6
Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and
  Travel Clerks                                              5,080   $20,167      28.6       2,640   $26,906      26.3
Information and Record Clerks, All Other                     1,105   $19,849      25.6         480   $26,237      20.2
Cargo and Freight Agents                                       750   $31,984      14.2         585   $35,025      12.8
Couriers and Messengers                                      3,260   $22,144      20.5       1,915   $29,258      19.4
Dispatchers                                                  4,350   $27,119      13.5       3,340   $30,490      14.0
Meter Readers, Utilities                                       620   $28,629       7.9         465   $31,276       8.2
Postal Service Clerks                                        3,505   $37,509      15.9       2,515   $39,517      15.9
Postal Service Mail Carriers                                 6,295   $37,553      15.0       5,065   $39,208      15.8
Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and
  Processing Machine Operators                               2,265   $37,751      15.2       1,750   $39,772      13.8
Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks                  6,525   $32,186      36.4       4,985   $36,742      34.9
Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks                      8,075   $21,066       8.9       5,370   $24,038       8.4
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers                              17,110   $19,324       8.6       9,765   $25,105       7.8
Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers,
  Recordkeeping                                                970   $20,929      12.7         595   $27,065      15.9
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants                   60,690   $22,559      20.6      36,650   $27,146      18.9
Computer Operators                                           4,715   $28,321      26.1       3,145   $32,920      26.7
Data Entry Keyers                                           12,170   $19,226      19.8       6,125   $24,747      17.9
Word Processors and Typists                                  2,100   $17,688      22.1         955   $24,258      16.4
Desktop Publishers                                             380   $26,921      47.8         285   $30,662      42.5
Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks                3,690   $25,118      25.1       2,605   $27,283      24.3


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

          COLORADO; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except
  Postal Service                                             2,420   $17,550      13.3       1,300   $22,689      11.6
Office Clerks, General                                      19,700   $18,654      18.5       9,480   $25,170      14.8
Office Machine Operators, Except Computer                    1,040   $19,840      11.6         630   $23,929      13.0
Proofreaders and Copy Markers                                  300   $20,196      48.2         160   $22,203      49.4
Statistical Assistants                                         645   $31,834      30.8         455   $35,694      31.8
Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other        10,160   $25,432      38.7       6,415   $30,306      34.9

FARMING, FISHING, AND FORESTRY OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Farming, Fishing
  and Forestry Workers                                         945   $27,399      27.9         700   $30,846      29.3
Agricultural Inspectors                                        265   $36,163      26.7         235   $37,064      24.3
Animal Breeders                                                120   $18,077      24.6          85   $19,000      11.6
Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products                     765    $8,099       3.8         225   $14,736       5.7
Miscellaneous Agricultural Workers                          10,395   $13,748       8.2       4,990   $20,216       8.8
Fishers and Related Fishing Workers                             45   $16,875      34.0          15   $18,333      42.9
Hunters and Trappers                                            30   $41,406      65.5          20   $32,500      50.0
Forest and Conservation Workers                                265   $15,781      11.0         120   $22,500      22.0
Logging Workers                                                545   $20,577       5.7         255   $22,288       7.5

CONSTRUCTION AND EXTRACTION WORKERS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Construction
  Trades and Extraction Workers                             23,445   $40,737      12.5      18,050   $43,239      12.3
Boilermakers                                                    65   $25,125       0.0          50   $26,000       0.0
Brickmasons, Blockmasons, and Stonemasons                    3,165   $25,284       4.2       1,575   $31,456       4.4
Carpenters                                                  31,885   $25,606      11.7      18,260   $30,466      11.0
Carpet, Floor and Tile Installers and Finishers              4,855   $26,567       7.4       3,005   $31,429       7.8
Cement Masons, Concrete Finishers, and Terrazzo
  Workers                                                    2,490   $23,695       2.4       1,335   $28,129       3.3
Contruction Laborers                                        25,165   $20,422       6.5      13,090   $25,309       6.1
Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators             200   $26,563       4.5          90   $32,868       9.9
Pile-Driver Operators                                            0         .        .            0         .        .
Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment
  Operators                                                  8,465   $30,786       3.8       5,840   $32,492       2.9
Drywall Installers, Ceiling Tile Installers, and
  Tapers                                                     5,835   $24,357       3.3       3,205   $29,088       3.8
Electricians                                                13,010   $33,121       6.9      10,120   $35,791       7.1
Glaziers                                                     1,255   $30,952       3.3         935   $34,268       4.0
Insulation Workers                                             805   $21,270       3.4         505   $25,923       4.4
Painters, Construction and Maintenance                       9,695   $22,111      12.0       5,050   $27,336      10.3
Paperhangers                                                   180   $23,000      19.7          85   $27,833      10.7
Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters         11,405   $30,656       6.0       8,305   $34,502       6.2
Plasterers and Stucco Masons                                 1,000   $18,564       3.5         400   $26,470       2.0
Reinforcing Iron Workers                                       135   $21,729       6.6          75   $21,699       0.0
Roofers                                                      4,285   $20,824       4.5       2,270   $25,188       2.9
Sheet Metal Workers                                          2,810   $27,043       5.7       2,025   $29,957       5.3
Structural Iron and Steel Workers                            1,150   $30,017       6.6         780   $32,317       8.2
Helpers, Construction Trades                                   805   $15,587       5.2         290   $23,466      12.7
Construction and Building Inspectors                         1,470   $38,829      28.3       1,105   $41,109      30.9
Elevator Installers and Repairers                              545   $48,125       6.3         475   $50,040       7.1


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

          COLORADO; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Fence Erectors                                                 510   $18,145       3.1         275   $25,760       0.0
Hazardous Materials Removal Workers                            520   $30,938       6.7         340   $38,839       8.2
Highway Maintenance Workers                                  2,105   $29,070       6.4       1,670   $30,288       5.2
Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment
  Operators                                                    105   $38,631       0.0          75   $39,881       0.0
Septic Tank Services and Sewer Pipe Cleaners                   195   $25,625       0.0         145   $30,404       0.0
Miscellaneous Construction and Related Workers                 390   $30,842       2.1         250   $33,155       0.0
Derrick, Rotary Drill, and Service Unit Operators,
  Oil, Gas, and Mining                                         210   $39,000      12.0         110   $40,096      14.4
Earth Drillers Except Oil and Gas                              665   $29,697      11.1         465   $31,912       5.2
Explosives Workers, Ordnance handling Experts, and
  Blasters                                                     175   $40,093       4.0          95   $42,604       0.0
Mining Machine Operators                                     1,165   $45,769       5.4         890   $48,253       6.8
Roof Bolters, Mining                                            45   $37,083       0.0          30   $37,500       0.0
Roustabouts, Oil and Gas                                        15   $50,833       0.0          15   $50,833       0.0
Helpers - Extraction Workers                                    45   $14,911       0.0           4    $7,500       0.0
Other Extraction Workers                                       280   $27,500      13.1         155   $31,985      19.7

INSTALLATION, MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Mechanics,
  Installers and Repairers                                   6,275   $41,111      14.7       5,415   $42,232      14.9
Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine
  Repairers                                                  6,130   $31,469      18.9       4,560   $35,425      19.7
Radio and Telecommunications Equipment Installers
  and Repairers                                              5,250   $41,904      12.8       4,305   $45,213      12.1
Avionics Technicians                                           165   $29,813       5.4         125   $33,083       7.3
Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related  Repairers             410   $30,485      10.2         325   $31,161       6.7
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Transportation
  Equipment                                                     75   $41,563       4.1          55   $50,625       0.0
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Industrial and
  Utility                                                      230   $50,216       7.9         175   $51,250       7.4
Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor
  Vehicles                                                     220   $22,656       7.8         175   $25,000       9.8
Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers
  and Repairers                                                660   $25,000      10.9         465   $29,841       7.8
Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers                     745   $30,952      10.5         645   $31,821       8.2
Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians                   2,630   $39,098      10.5       2,220   $41,463      11.6
Automotive Body and Related Repairers                        2,455   $30,707       4.0       1,875   $34,600       3.3
Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers                      440   $32,849       9.6         370   $33,663       8.4
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics                14,225   $28,967       5.8      10,825   $31,793       6.1
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine
  Specialists                                                5,060   $32,598       2.8       4,145   $35,233       2.7
Heavy Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Service
  Technicians and Mechanics                                  3,455   $35,476       4.7       2,715   $37,288       4.5
Small Engine Mechanics                                         750   $25,772       3.7         520   $29,333       3.5
Miscellaneous Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Mechanics,
  Installers, and Repairers                                  1,240   $16,763       9.5         735   $20,213       6.7
  

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

          COLORADO; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Control and Valve Installers and Repairers                     400   $37,500       5.8         355   $39,286       6.5
Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration
  Mechanics and Installers                                   4,900   $32,500       6.0       4,030   $35,629       6.3
Home Appliance Repairers                                       900   $26,573      11.1         630   $31,199      14.8
Industrial and Refractory Machinery Mechanics                4,905   $35,319       6.8       4,020   $36,888       6.8
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General                      6,730   $26,738       8.8       4,920   $30,355       8.0
Maintenance Workers, Machinery                                 320   $38,162       4.0         225   $40,926       5.8
Millwrights                                                    450   $38,315       5.8         370   $40,802       2.4
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers               1,700   $44,663       5.1       1,425   $46,987       4.6
Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers             3,405   $32,435      10.7       2,465   $36,608      10.5
Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers                 1,175   $28,512      19.7         830   $33,795      19.3
Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and
  Repairers                                                    940   $23,942      12.1         610   $27,755      10.3
Commercial Divers                                               15    $6,705       0.0           0         .        .
Locksmiths and Safe Repairers                                  710   $27,344       6.5         540   $29,083       4.1
Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers               215   $25,179       2.3         120   $30,859       4.1
Riggers                                                         60   $23,542       0.0          30   $36,875       0.0
Signal and Track Switch Repairers                               55   $60,238       0.0          50   $60,595       0.0
Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers         145   $13,036       6.9          65   $20,795      15.6
Other Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers          4,130   $25,170      12.7       2,630   $29,843      11.7

PRODUCTION OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Production and
  Operating Workers                                         14,505   $34,894      17.4      12,055   $36,695      17.9
Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems
  Assemblers                                                    55   $21,696      11.3          35   $26,429       0.0
Electrical, Electronics, and Electromechanical
  Assemblers                                                 3,820   $18,913       6.5       2,340   $22,122       6.2
Engine and Other Machines Assemblers                           125   $25,750       0.0          70   $26,650       0.0
Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters                       190   $31,375       3.1         110   $42,250       0.0
Miscellaneous Assemblers and Fabricators                    13,895   $18,922       8.2       8,245   $22,329       7.6
Bakers                                                       3,135   $18,826      11.4       1,865   $24,938       8.3
Butchers and Other Meat, Poultry, and Fish Processing
  Workers                                                    4,530   $23,430       2.4       3,235   $28,250       2.2
Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine
  Operators and Tenders                                        110   $25,956      10.1          65   $30,568      17.5
Food Batchmakers                                             1,285   $17,957       7.7         565   $29,148       3.7
Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders                      55   $20,000      14.3          30   $23,214       0.0
Computer Control Programmers and Operators                     290   $35,750      16.5         225   $39,231      13.4
Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                               170   $22,419       0.0         115   $25,250       0.0
Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Metal and Plastic                                             55   $27,750       0.0          40   $24,750       0.0
Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Metal and Plastic                                             85   $26,000       7.0          60   $25,417       9.8
Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters,
  Operators and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                     840   $24,750       5.9         580   $27,464       2.6
  

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

          COLORADO; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                90   $25,962       9.8          60   $26,923       0.0
Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine
  Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal
   and Plastic                                                 725   $21,747       4.0         510   $25,153       5.7
Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                               100   $25,521      35.6          50   $32,500       0.0
Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                    10   $21,250       0.0          10   $21,250       0.0
Machinists                                                   5,775   $31,533       4.2       4,520   $34,503       5.1
Metal Furnace and Kiln Operators and Tenders                   210   $27,589       4.7         180   $28,214       3.9
Model Makers and Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic              110   $35,188      22.9          85   $30,000      16.7
Molders and Molding Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                   755   $30,412       3.9         605   $31,618       3.1
Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Metal and Plastic                                             45   $27,679       0.0          35   $30,000       0.0
Tool and Die Makers                                            615   $40,722       6.2         530   $41,469       7.2
Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Workers                      7,310   $25,354       2.4       4,980   $28,856       1.4
Heat Treating Equipment Equipment Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                               140   $40,455       0.0         110   $44,219       0.0
Lay-Out Workers, Metal and Plastic                              95   $35,804       0.0          75   $37,614       0.0
Plating and Coating Machine Setters, operators, and
  Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                   275   $24,430       0.0         210   $25,750       0.0
Tool Grinders, Filers and Sharpeners                            90   $19,643      20.5          55   $22,344       9.4
Metalworkers and Plastic Workers, All Others                 4,005   $23,412       5.5       2,775   $26,895       5.5
Bookbinders and Bindery Workers                                945   $20,924       7.8         580   $26,326       6.6
Job Printers                                                 1,320   $25,817       8.9         955   $29,408      11.0
Prepress Technicians and Workers                             1,265   $28,147      16.4         935   $31,508      16.7
Printing Machine Operators                                   2,980   $29,218       6.8       2,225   $31,333       4.5
Laundry and Dry Cleaning Workers                             3,865   $14,648       4.6       1,975   $20,047       7.2
Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials            1,085   $12,967       4.9         590   $15,508       6.4
Sewing Machine Operators                                     2,915   $12,878       9.4       1,455   $17,260      10.6
Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers                         235   $16,367       6.8         160   $17,333       4.4
Shoe Machine Operators and Tenders                              25   $10,694       0.0          15   $12,083       0.0
Tailors, Dressmakers, and Sewers                             1,620   $14,018      19.9         800   $22,229      17.3
Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and
  Tenders                                                       10   $16,786      70.0          10   $16,786      70.0
Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders                                                      150   $16,212       4.1          35   $20,329       0.0
Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters,
  Operators, and Tenders                                        70    $4,833      45.7          20    $2,019      76.2
Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine
  Setters, Operators, and Tenders                                4    $1,250       0.0           0         .        .
Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers                            4   $26,250       0.0           4   $26,250       0.0
Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers                                30   $11,458      20.0          25   $11,667       0.0
Upholsterers                                                   805   $20,295       5.9         525   $22,183       3.8
Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other           230   $14,844      17.9         120   $31,875      10.1


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

          COLORADO; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters                           1,460   $25,797      12.3       1,010   $28,367      15.5
Furniture Finishers                                            450   $24,667       8.7         310   $29,125       8.0
Model Makers and Patternmakers, Wood                            10  $225,000       0.0          10  $225,000       0.0
Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood           480   $17,112       3.1         300   $22,000       3.7
Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Except Sawing                                                440   $18,614       7.5         300   $25,000       3.0
Woodworkers, All Other                                       1,045   $21,820      14.1         610   $24,453       7.2
Power Plant Operators, Distributors, and Dispatchers           625   $55,132       4.3         555   $56,908       4.9
Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators                    1,545   $35,497       8.7       1,270   $36,695       7.6
Water and Liquid Waste Treatment Plant and System
  Workers                                                    1,535   $33,388      20.6       1,260   $36,852      18.6
Miscellaneous Plant and System Operators                       625   $36,768      11.4         505   $37,375       9.9
Chemical Processing Machine Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders                                                  775   $39,572      26.1         620   $42,530      28.1
Crushing, Grinding, Polishing, Mixing, and Blending
  Workers                                                      955   $24,375       4.5         645   $28,304       5.1
Cutting Workers                                              1,065   $20,833       6.4         595   $25,185       3.9
Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine
  Setters, Operators, and Tenders                              350   $27,480       5.7         290   $30,257       5.8
Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and
  Tenders                                                      165   $26,531       9.7         115   $29,000      11.2
Inspectors, Testers, Sorter, Samplers, and Weighers         11,605   $26,898      18.2       8,200   $31,330      18.3
Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers                  620   $21,058      24.2         385   $25,481      20.9
Medical, Dental and Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians        1,540   $25,168      16.0       1,040   $29,949      16.2
Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders          2,610   $20,588       4.7       1,555   $25,044       3.9
Painting Workers                                             2,015   $23,498       6.4       1,345   $27,659       5.8
Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine
  Workers                                                    1,225   $17,279      19.3         700   $23,705      22.9
Semiconductor Processors                                       325   $24,038      15.1         250   $26,250      10.5
Cementing and Gluing Machine Operators and Tenders             130   $19,621      21.5         100   $20,000      27.5
Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment
  Operators and Tenders                                        100   $19,516       0.0          80   $23,011       0.0
Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders           210   $50,357      11.0         185   $51,905       9.2
Etchers and Engravers                                          205   $18,792      10.1         145   $21,490       8.3
Molders, Shapers, and Casters, except Metal and
  Plastic                                                      950   $20,217      22.4         400   $25,994      21.3
Paper Goods Machines Setters, Operators, and Tenders           165   $20,054       9.0          75   $26,250       0.0
Tire Builders                                                   90   $21,071       0.0          65   $21,250       0.0
Helpers-Production Workers                                     275   $12,674       7.0         105   $18,875      17.8
Production Workers, All Other                               12,855   $22,261       7.0       8,435   $27,013       7.0

TRANSPORTATION AND MATERIAL MOVING OCCUPATIONS
Supervisors, Transportation and Material Moving
  Workers                                                    4,210   $33,548      18.6       3,340   $38,169      19.0
Aircraft Pilots and Flight Engineers                         4,520   $66,497      78.0       2,935   $71,673      79.3
Air Traffic Controllers and Airfield Operations
  Specialists                                                1,170   $68,750      24.3       1,040   $71,842      21.4
  

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

          COLORADO; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency
  Medical Technicians                                           45   $21,161       7.0          15   $28,194       0.0
Bus Drivers                                                  7,355   $19,068      14.2       3,315   $28,165      16.7
Driver/Sales Workers and Truck Drivers                      50,535   $26,873       7.2      32,875   $31,627       6.6
Taxi Drivers and Chauffers                                   2,995   $13,181      19.4       1,455   $20,927      20.9
Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other                             450   $10,496       9.1         145   $22,404       0.0
Locomotive Engineers and Operators                             830   $58,913      12.4         750   $59,565      12.1
Railroad Brake, Signal, and Switch Operators                   145   $52,411      26.6         120   $56,528      22.5
Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters                            810   $58,718       7.4         665   $58,993       8.7
Subway, Streetcar, and Other Rail Transportation
  Workers                                                       50   $37,054      21.6          40   $37,794      26.2
Sailors and Marine Oilers                                       35   $30,000      33.3          20   $70,313      57.1
Ship and Boat Captains and Operators                           160   $21,964      24.2          95   $22,500      19.1
Ship Engineers                                                  20   $32,500      30.0           0         .        .
Bridge and Lock Tenders                                         70   $24,063       0.0          55   $25,625       0.0
Parking Lot Attendants                                         750   $14,722       7.0         355   $19,507       9.6
Service Station Attendants                                   1,370   $12,962       7.5         650   $17,689       7.2
Transportation Inspectors                                      405   $39,758       8.6         300   $42,083      11.6
Other Transportation Workers                                   955   $31,275      17.4         690   $36,000      15.2
Conveyor Operators and Tenders                                 115   $40,197       0.0          75   $42,039       0.0
Crane and Tower Operators                                      730   $40,455       1.9         635   $41,643       2.2
Dredge, Excavating, and Loading Machine Operators            1,235   $30,813       3.7         775   $32,475       3.2
Hoist and Winch Operators                                      165   $24,236      10.9          70   $30,750       0.0
Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators                       5,070   $23,636       3.4       3,360   $27,415       3.6
Cleaners of  Vehicles and Equipment                          4,095   $17,268       4.2       2,035   $24,096       4.5
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Materials Movers,
  Hand                                                      22,375   $19,000       5.5      12,100   $25,139       4.7
Machine Feeders and Offbearers                                 440   $19,940      12.5         270   $26,667      17.9
Packers and Packagers, Hand                                  3,265   $14,604       5.0       1,645   $21,229       6.0
Pumping Station Operators                                      485   $37,272       4.7         420   $37,366       3.6
Refuse and Recyclable Materials Collectors                     845   $21,250       9.6         520   $28,478      11.3
Shuttle Car Operators                                           55   $21,000      38.9          40   $12,500      45.2
Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders                               45   $21,518       0.0          20   $26,389       0.0
Material Moving Workers, All Other                             480   $27,417       5.4         315   $35,417       5.4

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