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

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


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

21 to 74 years                                           1,485,615   $23,934      24.2     988,575   $29,672      26.2

  MANAGEMENT OCCUPATIONS
Chief executives                                             9,455   $67,194      56.8       8,205   $71,270      58.7
General and Operations Managers                              8,765   $45,247      41.0       7,750   $46,799      41.4
Legislators                                                    150   $38,750      65.1          80   $44,861      60.8
Advertising and Promotions Managers                            855   $36,076      54.2         700   $37,813      56.6
Marketing and Sales Managers                                 8,965   $41,703      53.3       7,425   $46,643      53.5
Public Relations Managers                                      505   $37,708      66.1         435   $42,440      65.1
Administrative Services Managers                               660   $45,110      48.4         565   $47,243      52.4
Computer and Information Systems Managers                    2,500   $52,488      55.5       2,230   $55,607      56.5
Financial Managers                                           8,460   $40,114      52.1       7,295   $42,608      54.4
Human Resources Managers                                     3,785   $36,468      40.4       3,130   $39,614      44.0
Industrial Production Managers                               3,965   $47,146      40.4       3,625   $48,823      40.7
Purchasing Managers                                          1,765   $42,097      43.6       1,610   $44,506      45.2
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers           2,490   $35,754      29.2       2,175   $36,700      30.5
Farm, Ranch, and Other Agricultural Managers                10,325   $26,788      19.9       7,900   $29,317      21.5
Farmers and Ranchers                                        32,595   $17,281      12.6      22,680   $19,657      13.4
Construction Managers                                        6,110   $41,573      22.0       5,025   $46,148      23.9
Education Administrators                                     7,535   $41,261      77.6       5,045   $46,062      79.0
Engineering Managers                                         1,315   $70,363      73.9       1,230   $70,607      73.9
Food Service Managers                                        6,885   $23,201      16.3       4,865   $26,420      17.3
Funeral Directors                                              865   $42,481      47.2         695   $48,634      47.6
Gaming Managers                                                330   $37,813      15.7         275   $40,156      17.9
Lodging Managers                                             1,065   $21,923      26.1         735   $26,473      27.8
Medical and Health Services Managers                         4,250   $38,172      48.8       3,685   $39,831      47.9
Natural Sciences Managers                                      165   $66,563      96.9         145   $71,667      99.3
Postmasters and Mail Superintendents                         1,300   $39,818      20.4         925   $43,610      24.2
Property, Real Estate, and Community Association
  Managers                                                   2,895   $24,745      29.9       2,000   $29,231      31.7
Social and Community Service Managers                        2,760   $26,602      57.9       1,905   $33,047      65.4
Managers, All Other                                         17,980   $39,896      39.8      14,775   $42,859      41.2

  BUSINESS AND FINANCIAL OPERATIONS OCCUPATIONS
Agents and Business Managers of Artists,Performers,
  and Athletes                                                 135   $15,556      44.1          75   $17,361      17.3
Purchasing Agents and Buyers, Farm Products                    665   $37,917      29.5         550   $39,125      31.6
Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products            2,045   $26,196      24.1       1,310   $32,057      25.7
Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and
  Farm Products                                              2,785   $33,230      33.8       2,415   $34,874      33.2
Claims Adusters, Appraisers, Examiners, and
  Investigators                                              3,905   $29,502      37.5       3,160   $31,307      37.8
Compliance Officers, Except Agriculture, Construction,
  Health and Safety, and Transportation                        980   $36,716      46.2         830   $38,550      50.4
Cost Estimators                                              1,115   $36,917      31.0         940   $40,648      29.9





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

          IOWA; 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                                                9,460   $30,914      44.0       7,375   $34,163      45.2
Logisticians                                                   340   $40,545      43.7         300   $41,827      47.8
Management Analysts                                          3,610   $38,701      61.7       2,605   $43,163      62.9
Meeting and Convention Planners                                435   $23,844      35.3         280   $27,457      35.5
Other Business Operations Specialists                        2,275   $27,441      31.4       1,725   $29,656      30.2
Accountants and Auditors                                    17,910   $31,256      62.7      13,825   $35,447      65.6
Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate                      1,010   $34,449      40.2         815   $37,796      41.5
Budget Analysts                                                325   $42,768      48.0         310   $44,286      50.6
Credit Analysts                                                435   $30,357      58.0         380   $31,369      66.0
Financial Analysts                                             480   $35,517      71.9         385   $39,875      71.2
Personal Financial Advisors                                  2,475   $40,630      59.9       2,010   $43,333      63.1
Insurance Underwriters                                       1,675   $31,866      37.7       1,400   $32,670      38.4
Financial Examiners                                            190   $32,500      61.5         185   $34,375      64.5
Loan Counselors and Officers                                 4,155   $34,865      53.1       3,610   $36,376      55.1
Tax Examiners, Collectors, and Revenue Agents                  265   $34,844      47.6         205   $37,917      53.2
Tax Preparers                                                1,190   $10,529      32.7         345   $22,172      36.1
Financial Specialists, All Other                               385   $36,838      41.5         305   $40,500      39.5

  COMPUTER AND MATHEMATICAL OCCUPATIONS
Computer Scientists and System Analyts                       5,515   $45,407      54.6       4,615   $49,728      55.7
Computer Programmers                                         6,710   $44,800      59.3       5,465   $48,434      60.0
Computer Software Engineers                                  4,715   $48,051      67.8       3,715   $51,032      68.6
Computer Support Specialists                                 3,480   $31,692      34.1       2,560   $35,711      37.8
Database Administrators                                        545   $39,250      43.3         455   $46,761      45.9
Network and Computer Systems Administrators                  1,795   $39,252      40.3       1,460   $40,752      42.6
Network Systems and Data Communication Analysts              2,305   $35,214      40.6       1,625   $40,804      40.4
Actuaries                                                      695   $55,337      87.5         540   $59,271      91.5
Mathematicians                                                  40   $34,583     100.0          20   $35,208     100.0
Operations Research Analysts                                   610   $44,408      48.8         490   $49,091      51.4
Statisticians                                                  160   $37,292      65.2         125   $40,402      65.9
Miscellaneous Mathematical Science Occupations                  25   $19,375      56.0          20   $40,417      60.0

ARCHITECTURE, ENGINEERING OCCUPATIONS
Architects, Except Naval                                     1,150   $40,035      85.7         860   $47,474      93.2
Surveyors, Cartographers, and Photogrammetrists                295   $34,219      68.6         270   $35,446      65.7
Aerospace Engineers                                            500   $54,653      71.3         405   $58,802      75.3
Agricultural Engineers                                         530   $61,188      83.1         405   $64,688      81.6
Biomedical Engineers                                            30   $29,500      40.0          30   $29,500      40.0
Chemical Engineers                                             390   $52,865      88.7         270   $60,313      92.2
Civil Engineers                                              1,995   $48,580      77.7       1,725   $51,128      80.0
Computer Hardware Engineers                                    315   $44,405      48.1         225   $48,358      53.4
Electrical and Electronic Engineers                          2,360   $55,239      69.9       2,055   $58,717      71.5
Environmental Engineers                                        285   $42,361      75.5         235   $46,532      79.9
Industrial Engineers, Including Health and Safety            2,825   $47,254      58.3       2,335   $50,605      59.6
Marine Engineers and Naval Architects                            4   $68,750     100.0           4   $68,750     100.0





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.)

          IOWA; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Materials Engineers                                            440   $47,011      54.5         370   $50,919      52.0
Mechanical Engineers                                         2,570   $48,642      63.1       2,155   $51,107      65.4
Mining and Geological Engineers,Including Mining
  Safety Engineers                                              40   $40,583      28.2          25   $41,667      42.3
Nuclear Engineers                                               15   $77,083      52.9          15   $77,083      52.9
Petroleum Engineers                                              4   $71,250     100.0           4   $71,250     100.0
Engineers, All Others                                        2,145   $52,236      65.0       1,850   $55,346      66.1
Drafters                                                     2,340   $31,325      13.7       1,840   $32,974      12.2
Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters                     4,265   $36,010      15.0       3,505   $38,010      13.9
Surveying and Mapping Technicians                              745   $25,768       8.6         490   $30,677      10.2

  LIFE, PHYSICAL, AND SOCIAL SCIENCE OCCUPATIONS
Agricultural and Food Scientists                             1,060   $35,405      82.1         845   $37,396      82.5
Biological Scientists                                          795   $35,889      87.7         585   $40,508      91.4
Conservation Scientists and Foresters                          380   $41,034      83.2         335   $43,155      84.6
Medical Scientists                                             295   $32,446     100.0         225   $35,903     100.0
Astronomers and Physicists                                     200   $46,648      80.4         155   $47,102      83.7
Atmospheric and Space Scientists                               100   $46,313      85.9          90   $46,750      92.4
Chemists and Materials Scientists                              690   $35,341      89.9         505   $38,879      89.7
Environmental Scientists and Geoscientists                     405   $39,712      88.8         350   $41,544      93.4
Physical Scientists, All Other                               1,460   $30,528      94.7       1,000   $39,107      96.5
Economists                                                     125   $51,250     100.0         105   $65,179     100.0
Market/Survey Researchers                                      815   $38,594      61.2         590   $42,356      67.1
Psychologists                                                1,055   $40,633      97.9         545   $46,771      98.5
Sociologists                                                    70   $35,703     100.0          55   $36,719     100.0
Urban and Regional Planners                                    125   $37,067      94.3         125   $37,067      94.3
Miscellaneous Social Scientists and Related Workers            345   $27,656      79.3         165   $36,985      87.3
Agricultural and Food Science Technicians                    1,035   $26,083      23.8         765   $29,935      22.9
Biological Technicians                                         450   $28,313      32.8         280   $34,688      27.2
Chemical Technicians                                           855   $34,301      24.2         715   $38,590      25.0
Geological and Petroleum Technicians                            55   $38,250       0.0          20   $50,500       0.0
Nuclear Technicians                                              4   $56,250       0.0           4   $56,250       0.0
Other Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians         2,070   $16,414      38.6         890   $29,278      40.2

  COMMUNITY AND SOCIAL SERVICES OCCUPATIONS
Counselors                                                   6,815   $26,322      72.4       3,805   $28,892      73.8
Social Workers                                               7,150   $26,434      73.4       5,120   $29,488      72.9
Misc. Community and Social Service Specialists               2,925   $22,229      48.0       1,965   $29,068      54.7
Clergy                                                       5,405   $26,988      86.4       4,055   $30,250      87.8
Directors, Religious Activities and Education                  625   $21,903      68.8         350   $27,762      81.2
Religious Workers, All Other                                   645   $17,106      61.6         340   $26,100      71.6

  LEGAL OCCUPATIONS
Lawyers                                                      5,540   $67,483     100.0       4,720   $71,887     100.0
Judges, Magistrates, and Other Judicial Workers                445   $82,857      84.0         345   $88,393      88.1
Paralegals and Legal Assistants                              1,600   $25,769      25.3       1,225   $27,995      22.1
Miscellaneous Legal Support Workers                          1,810   $22,434      32.0       1,250   $27,977      22.1





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.)

          IOWA; 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                                      17,765   $30,174      90.5      10,620   $42,600      92.2
Preschool and Kindergarten Teachers                          4,220   $12,911      49.1       2,460   $16,924      52.2
Elementary and Middle School Teachers                       37,765   $30,223      96.0      28,920   $32,416      97.4
Secondary School Teachers                                    9,315   $32,097      97.3       7,805   $34,345      98.3
Special Education Teachers                                   2,575   $26,345      80.1       1,885   $30,382      87.5
Other Teachers and Instructors                               4,705   $11,646      46.3       1,535   $24,027      47.4
Archivists, Curators, and Museum Technicians                   295   $17,154      75.6         145   $29,241      93.8
Librarians                                                   2,300   $23,861      73.4         975   $32,177      86.7
Library Technicians                                            450    $7,986      11.1          65   $21,111      13.6
Teacher Assistants                                           8,630    $9,149      17.4       1,390   $13,050      13.6
Other Education, Training, and Library Workers               1,140   $36,525      82.4         560   $40,543      79.8

  ARTS, DESIGN, ENTERTAINMENT, SPORTS, AND MEDIA
       OCCUPATIONS
Artists and Related Workers                                  1,630   $16,614      37.8         910   $29,694      44.4
Designers                                                    7,535   $20,405      34.7       4,530   $27,846      36.0
Actors                                                          40   $11,667      63.2           0         .        .
Producers and Directors                                        835   $28,153      74.7         615   $30,873      71.8
Athletes, Coaches, Umpires and Related Workers               1,505   $19,213      49.7         630   $32,339      63.6
Dancers and Choreographers                                     165   $21,250       4.2          40   $30,000      17.5
Musicians, Singers and Related Workers                       1,165    $8,510      55.6         240   $29,500      42.0
Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related
  Workers, All Other                                           165    $8,125      20.2          55   $28,472      30.2
Announcers                                                     635   $20,435      38.5         360   $30,990      55.9
News Analysts, Reporters, and Correspondents                 1,140   $21,260      72.0         685   $26,352      87.8
Public Relations Specialists                                 1,310   $30,833      60.4         885   $40,287      64.4
Editors                                                      1,565   $25,270      69.5       1,085   $31,336      71.7
Technical Writers                                              765   $36,056      57.8         620   $37,134      59.6
Writers and Authors                                          1,235   $20,738      71.4         650   $32,891      74.4
Miscellaneous Media and Communication Workers                  540   $15,450      28.0         165   $24,000      31.3
Broadcast and Sound Engineering Technicians and
  Radio Operators                                              550   $29,398      38.3         420   $32,171      39.4
Photographers                                                1,260   $20,674      32.8         820   $30,116      38.6
Television, Video and Motion Picture Camera
  Operators and Editors                                        135    $8,185      15.0          35   $15,000       0.0
Media and Communication Equipment Workers,
  All Other                                                      0         .        .            0         .        .

  HEALTHCARE PRACTIONERS AND TECHNICAL OCCUPATIONS
Chiropractors                                                  930   $44,432      95.9         650   $50,926      96.8
Dentists                                                     1,375   $95,685      98.8         755  $101,176     100.0
Dieticians and Nutritionists                                 1,005   $27,515      69.8         615   $31,231      64.8
Optometrists                                                   410   $90,117     100.0         300   $95,893     100.0
Pharmacists                                                  2,505   $56,179      92.6       1,680   $61,497      98.3
Physicians and Surgeons                                      5,695  $132,773      99.8       4,125  $148,120      99.7
Physician Assistants                                           575   $33,092      65.7         385   $43,036      59.9





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

          IOWA; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Podiatrists                                                    145  $100,227     100.0         135  $101,136     100.0
Registered Nurses                                           30,665   $31,242      42.2      18,485   $36,210      41.3
Audiologists                                                   215   $36,094      97.2         135   $37,563     100.0
Occupational Therapists                                        530   $32,136      84.6         250   $40,721      87.1
Physical Therapists                                          1,250   $41,605      86.8         800   $47,275      86.8
Radiation Therapists                                            85   $32,386      54.0          60   $38,393      57.6
Recreational Therapists                                        150   $27,098      81.2         120   $29,000      85.0
Respiratory Therapists                                         860   $31,692      23.6         650   $34,528      20.9
Speech-Language Pathologists                                   790   $34,014      96.7         205   $39,063      99.0
Therapists, All Others                                         585   $25,034      82.3         325   $30,221      89.0
Veterinarians                                                1,180   $50,521      98.5         930   $55,000      98.1
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practioners,
  All Other                                                     25   $51,250      61.5          15   $68,295      73.3
Clinical Lab Technologists and Technicians                   3,610   $27,131      47.4       2,440   $31,119      49.1
Dental Hygienists                                            1,205   $32,362      41.5         465   $39,838      37.4
Diagnostic Related Technologists and Technicians             2,510   $30,004      24.1       1,755   $31,879      24.9
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics                 1,170   $25,092      14.7         775   $29,346      13.8
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practioners Support
  Technicians                                                3,315   $16,761      15.0       1,860   $21,138      11.7
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses            6,440   $22,166       7.1       3,735   $26,193       5.9
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians           1,115   $16,581      11.7         725   $19,128      10.1
Opticians, Dispensing                                          645   $20,634      10.7         475   $22,697      12.8
Miscellaneous Health Technologists and Technicians             915   $21,942      24.5         570   $28,710      24.5
Other Healthcare Practioners and Technical
  Occupations                                                  680   $30,438      54.8         475   $35,341      61.4

HEALTHCARE SUPPORT OCCUPATIONS
Nursing, Psychiatric, and Home Health Aides                 23,295   $15,332       5.5      12,340   $18,827       4.4
Occupational Therapist Assistants and Aides                    115   $15,833       7.0          60   $25,962       3.4
Physical Therapist Assistants and Aides                        785   $17,230      27.3         420   $21,620      24.7
Massage Therapists                                             580   $12,305      33.2         200   $20,000      43.5
Dental Assistants                                            2,595   $16,908       8.1       1,310   $20,494       5.7
Medical Assistants and Other Healthcare Support
 Occupations                                                 6,835   $16,480      12.8       3,795   $20,586      11.1

  PROTECTIVE SERVICE OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Correctional
  Officers                                                     445   $36,897      44.1         400   $37,318      45.8
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Police and
  Detectives                                                   820   $41,987      24.5         770   $42,674      25.8
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Fire Fighting and
  Prevention Workers                                           250   $47,212      26.2         230   $49,545      28.1
Supervisors, Protective Service Workers, All Other             615   $33,859      40.7         530   $37,098      41.6
Fire Fighters                                                1,835   $39,125      13.2       1,695   $39,707      12.9
Fire Inspectors                                                125   $39,648       3.1         120   $39,844       0.0
Baliffs, Correctional Officers and Jailers                   3,095   $31,168      13.5       2,675   $31,710      13.0
Detectives and Criminal Investigators                          595   $43,024      50.7         550   $43,609      53.7
Fish and Game Wardens                                           30    $7,500      34.4          10   $40,625      58.3





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.)

          IOWA; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Parking Enforcement Workers                                     50   $24,500       0.0          40   $25,096       0.0
Police and Sheriff Patrol Officers                           4,640   $35,755      28.8       4,135   $36,485      27.5
Transit and Railroad Police                                      0         .        .            0         .        .
Animal Control Workers                                         115   $18,816      14.9          75   $25,326      23.0
Private Detectives and Investigators                           430   $28,125      39.7         310   $33,938      39.2
Security Guards and Gaming Surveillance Officers             4,875   $17,155       9.2       2,735   $23,707       9.5
Crossing Guards                                                295    $6,951       5.8          10   $24,375       0.0
Lifeguards and Other Protective Service Workers                350    $5,524      10.0          70   $25,893      17.1

  FOOD PREPARATION AND SERVING RELATED OCCUPATIONS
Chefs and Head Cooks                                         1,225   $16,321       8.0         700   $22,462       8.4
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Food Preparation
  and Serving Workers                                        5,950   $15,980       9.7       3,700   $19,986      10.0
Cooks                                                       18,330   $11,062       3.6       7,090   $15,769       3.8
Food Preparation Workers                                     4,570    $8,704       7.5       1,390   $15,567      10.6
Bartenders                                                   4,485   $10,541       9.8       1,655   $15,608       6.6
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers,
  Including Fast Food                                        2,525    $9,561       5.3         830   $15,238       3.9
Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession and
  Coffee Shop                                                  915    $8,066       2.3         240   $13,495       2.1
Waiters and Waitresses                                      12,345    $8,617       7.8       3,445   $14,906       6.8
Food Servers, Nonrestaurant                                  1,955   $10,058       6.1         660   $18,191       3.5
Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender
  Helpers                                                    1,160    $6,324       7.4         270   $17,991       6.6
Dishwashers                                                  2,235    $6,764       1.3         605   $14,576       0.3
Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee
  Shop                                                         775    $8,033       9.3         195   $15,281       3.0
Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers,
  All Other                                                     15    $3,750       0.0           0         .        .

  BUILDING AND GROUNDS CLEANING AND MAINTENANCE
    OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Housekeeping and
  Janitorial Workers                                         2,060   $19,847       3.7       1,460   $24,568       3.3
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Landscaping, Lawn
  Service, and Groundskeeping Workers                        1,225   $27,416      22.3         935   $29,911      22.8
Janitors and Building Cleaners                              23,970   $16,560       3.6      12,900   $22,338       2.8
Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners                             10,860   $10,120       2.1       3,770   $15,635       2.0
Pest Control Workers                                           420   $28,182      10.7         340   $28,844      12.9
Grounds Maintenance Workers                                  6,575   $14,348      11.5       2,745   $23,852      11.8

  PERSONAL CARE AND SERVICE OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Gaming Workers              835   $24,907      16.1         615   $26,727      15.9
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Personal Service
  Workers                                                    1,295   $22,027      12.5         900   $26,083      11.5
Animal Trainers                                                300   $18,606      17.1         195   $21,053      20.1
Nonfarm Animal Caretakers                                    1,270   $12,778      12.9         655   $22,365      13.8





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

          IOWA; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Gaming Workers                                               1,235   $20,730       8.6         825   $22,400       8.3
Motion Picture Projectionists                                   25   $11,563       0.0          10   $11,250       0.0
Ushers,Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers                     265    $3,500      32.7          80   $24,375      63.8
Miscellaneous Entertainment Attendants and Related
  Workers                                                      835    $6,689      14.7         210   $21,500      25.2
Funeral Service Workers                                        210   $10,547      24.6          55   $27,604      22.8
Barbers                                                        905   $15,753       4.7         565   $20,174       3.5
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists               8,270   $13,176       8.9       4,290   $17,769       7.6
Miscellaneous Personal Appearance Workers                      350    $9,878       1.4         160   $18,352       3.1
Baggage Porters, Bellhops, and Concierges                      160   $12,500       4.9          60   $25,179      10.3
Tour and Travel Guides                                         210    $3,817      42.7          35   $26,250      40.5
Transportation Attendants                                      335   $20,625      31.8         135   $25,966      13.1
Child Care Workers                                          20,485    $8,728      10.2       9,705   $12,699       9.9
Personal and Home Care Aides                                 3,100   $12,168      10.7       1,470   $16,752       9.0
Recreation and Fitness Workers                               3,265   $15,331      34.3       1,610   $23,312      40.9
Residential Advisors                                         1,135   $11,789      22.1         480   $20,423      31.7
Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other                   380   $12,014       5.3         120   $22,308       6.8

  SALES AND RELATED OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Retail Sales
  Workers                                                   31,660   $25,764      19.1      25,935   $27,999      19.2
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Non-Retail Sales
  Workers                                                   10,340   $35,536      27.9       8,690   $38,384      29.0
Cashiers                                                    19,230   $10,549       6.2       7,135   $16,859       6.4
Counter and Rental Clerks                                    1,100    $9,172       7.9         445   $19,189       9.6
Parts Salespersons                                           1,910   $25,321       3.0       1,570   $27,034       2.5
Retail Salespersons                                         32,040   $15,553      17.0      16,550   $25,358      19.4
Advertising Sales Agents                                     2,130   $26,304      40.6       1,565   $30,088      40.5
Insurance Sales Agents                                       7,970   $31,641      39.1       6,095   $35,856      39.9
Securities, Commodities, and Finanancial Services
  Sales Agents                                               2,010   $40,673      56.2       1,645   $42,146      57.9
Travel Agents                                                1,115   $21,605      17.2         685   $24,391      14.5
Sales Representatives, Services, All Other                   5,565   $32,026      32.8       4,105   $36,837      35.0
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing          14,860   $35,913      33.3      12,210   $39,323      34.7
Models, Demonstrators, and Product Promoters                   680    $4,147      14.2         145   $29,063      21.0
Real Estate Brokers and Sales Agents                         4,540   $31,147      30.9       2,975   $39,667      32.5
Sales Engineers                                                205   $43,375      61.5         180   $43,625      57.5
Telemarketers                                                4,530   $12,005       6.5       1,815   $19,227       8.0
Door-To-Door Sales Workers, News and Street Vendors
  and Related Workers                                        2,410    $8,025      13.5         670   $21,948      15.3
Sales and Related Workers, All Other                         2,170   $22,382      36.0       1,250   $32,529      47.4

OFFICE AND ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Office and
Administrative Support Workers                              15,725   $28,009      23.5      12,695   $30,698      23.2
Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service             660   $15,625      12.0         305   $21,181      10.9





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

          IOWA; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Telephone Operators                                            820   $20,172       6.7         555   $22,313       8.5
Communication Equipment Operators, All Other                    35   $20,972       0.0          35   $21,250       0.0
Bill and Account Collectors                                  1,785   $21,261      17.1       1,315   $24,531      17.1
Billing and Posting Clerks and Machine Operators             4,320   $20,944      12.6       3,155   $22,937      11.6
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks                22,360   $18,493      11.3      13,610   $22,137      10.1
Gaming Cage Workers                                            165   $20,298       4.9         105   $21,382       7.8
Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks                               1,935   $23,133      12.4       1,490   $25,563      10.7
Procurement Clerks                                             320   $26,250      20.1         200   $27,788      23.3
Tellers                                                      5,365   $15,667       8.5       3,115   $18,213       6.7
Brokerage Clerks                                                55   $25,966       0.0          45   $26,534       0.0
Correspondence Clerks                                           70   $27,857      48.5          55   $30,045      50.9
Court, Municipal, and License Clerks                           900   $24,688      11.1         755   $25,739      12.5
Credit Authorizers, Checkers and Clerks                        645   $22,049      18.7         465   $23,594      17.7
Customer Service Representatives                            21,400   $20,992      17.9      14,335   $24,352      19.0
Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs                  440   $30,948      35.9         370   $32,198      31.8
File Clerks                                                  3,260   $16,089      15.1       1,700   $21,282      14.9
Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks                         1,140   $11,651       7.5         470   $18,258       8.3
Interviewers Except Eligibility and Loan                     2,025   $10,993      19.1         670   $19,786      20.0
Library Assistants, Clerical                                 1,990    $9,053      35.2         490   $21,793      43.9
Loan Interviewers and Clerks                                   935   $23,188      24.7         755   $25,592      23.8
New Account Clerks                                             165   $19,000      24.7         115   $19,391      22.1
Order Clerks                                                 2,260   $18,417      10.6       1,465   $21,769      10.4
Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and
  Timekeeping                                                  420   $25,882      18.8         290   $28,654      18.3
Receptionists and Information Clerks                        11,535   $14,883      11.4       5,710   $19,603       8.7
Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and
  Travel Clerks                                                595   $20,944      14.1         390   $22,398      11.1
Information and Record Clerks, All Other                     1,005   $19,560      19.4         595   $24,186      24.3
Cargo and Freight Agents                                       100   $28,875       8.1          80   $30,703       9.9
Couriers and Messengers                                      1,550   $16,200      13.5         710   $27,607      20.0
Dispatchers                                                  2,680   $25,572      11.0       2,175   $26,754      10.3
Meter Readers, Utilities                                       640   $27,022       6.1         470   $30,833       3.2
Postal Service Clerks                                        1,875   $37,979      10.1       1,410   $39,364       9.9
Postal Service Mail Carriers                                 3,980   $37,560      14.1       3,255   $39,027      13.6
Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and
  Processing Machine Operators                               1,675   $38,456       8.4       1,360   $39,497       8.0
Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks                  3,365   $28,031      21.3       2,745   $30,069      21.0
Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks                      7,350   $22,539       6.0       5,565   $24,885       5.5
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers                              12,015   $18,355       6.9       7,160   $23,248       7.5
Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers,
  Recordkeeping                                              1,045   $21,949       6.1         675   $24,716       5.8
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants                   43,700   $19,500      11.9      27,510   $22,850      10.6
Computer Operators                                           3,380   $22,757      16.5       2,390   $26,195      17.0
Data Entry Keyers                                            8,180   $17,278      12.8       4,735   $21,259       9.6
Word Processors and Typists                                  2,285   $18,264      13.0       1,455   $21,709      13.0
Desktop Publishers                                             155   $27,750      12.3         100   $32,222      10.8
Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks                3,500   $22,088      16.6       2,775   $23,960      17.1





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.)

          IOWA; 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                                             2,375   $16,232       5.8       1,420   $20,578       4.4
Office Clerks, General                                      14,985   $17,690      13.6       8,230   $23,115      11.5
Office Machine Operators, Except Computer                      680   $17,929       8.5         385   $21,148       7.8
Proofreaders and Copy Markers                                  325   $14,402      26.6         135   $22,083      26.9
Statistical Assistants                                         330   $24,766      18.8         235   $26,031      16.6
Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other         5,045   $23,702      28.2       3,555   $27,972      29.3

FARMING, FISHING, AND FORESTRY OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Farming, Fishing
  and Forestry Workers                                         605   $25,179      18.9         395   $29,479      14.1
Agricultural Inspectors                                        220   $36,875      24.0         185   $38,854      25.4
Animal Breeders                                                155   $22,500      11.7         120   $24,861      13.4
Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products                     690   $13,785       6.8         310   $27,917       8.0
Miscellaneous Agricultural Workers                          11,015   $16,297       8.7       6,240   $21,512       9.1
Fishers and Related Fishing Workers                             60   $10,000       8.6          30   $11,944      16.7
Hunters and Trappers                                            30    $2,083      33.3          10   $31,964      36.4
Forest and Conservation Workers                                190   $18,409      12.2         105   $26,518      11.4
Logging Workers                                                355   $21,512       3.7         210   $23,654       0.0

CONSTRUCTION AND EXTRACTION WORKERS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Construction
  Trades and Extraction Workers                              9,300   $35,794       7.5       7,020   $38,378       8.4
Boilermakers                                                   140   $35,875       3.5          80   $37,308       3.8
Brickmasons, Blockmasons, and Stonemasons                    1,730   $25,029       3.8         985   $30,507       2.6
Carpenters                                                  16,355   $24,181       6.3      10,305   $27,990       6.4
Carpet, Floor and Tile Installers and Finishers              2,075   $25,984       3.9       1,300   $27,703       4.1
Cement Masons, Concrete Finishers, and Terrazzo
  Workers                                                    1,315   $24,964       2.0         570   $27,549       1.1
Contruction Laborers                                        12,830   $21,682       4.0       6,605   $26,803       4.2
Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators             170   $28,702       9.5          20   $29,000       0.0
Pile-Driver Operators                                            0         .        .            0         .        .
Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment
  Operators                                                  5,950   $29,030       2.1       3,725   $29,802       2.4
Drywall Installers, Ceiling Tile Installers, and
  Tapers                                                     1,590   $25,625       2.2       1,065   $28,224       3.3
Electricians                                                 8,425   $33,480       5.7       6,775   $35,807       5.0
Glaziers                                                       470   $28,239       3.0         375   $30,653       2.1
Insulation Workers                                             450   $21,420       4.2         310   $27,222       0.0
Painters, Construction and Maintenance                       4,095   $19,789       7.0       1,970   $26,515       6.8
Paperhangers                                                   160   $17,237      20.3          75   $33,409      28.9
Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters          5,705   $30,356       3.3       4,295   $31,678       3.7
Plasterers and Stucco Masons                                   210   $31,667       0.0         140   $36,435       0.0
Reinforcing Iron Workers                                        45   $13,750       0.0          10   $30,833       0.0
Roofers                                                      2,175   $17,820       2.8         965   $23,996       2.6
Sheet Metal Workers                                          1,845   $29,222       3.6       1,320   $31,903       2.4
Structural Iron and Steel Workers                              915   $29,821       2.9         525   $31,817       1.5
Helpers, Construction Trades                                   330   $17,135       3.0         145   $24,345       3.4
Construction and Building Inspectors                           720   $35,662      25.6         605   $36,707      28.9
Elevator Installers and Repairers                              280   $39,722       3.2         230   $37,778       3.9



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

          IOWA; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Fence Erectors                                                 205   $21,375       7.8          95   $37,292      16.5
Hazardous Materials Removal Workers                            160   $31,875      14.2         150   $35,192      15.3
Highway Maintenance Workers                                  1,910   $27,140       3.7       1,545   $27,734       2.8
Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment
  Operators                                                    220   $31,414       0.0         125   $35,197       0.0
Septic Tank Services and Sewer Pipe Cleaners                   160   $30,028       0.0         130   $30,767       0.0
Miscellaneous Construction and Related Workers                 295   $26,774       0.0         210   $29,545       0.0
Derrick, Rotary Drill, and Service Unit Operators,
  Oil, Gas, and Mining                                          10   $21,250      12.5          10   $21,250      12.5
Earth Drillers Except Oil and Gas                              235   $33,125       6.4         185   $34,297       3.2
Explosives Workers, Ordnance handling Experts, and
  Blasters                                                     100   $36,406       2.0          70   $41,429       2.8
Mining Machine Operators                                       130   $27,262       0.0          90   $30,750       0.0
Roof Bolters, Mining                                             0         .        .            0         .        .
Roustabouts, Oil and Gas                                         0         .        .            0         .        .
Helpers - Extraction Workers                                     0         .        .            0         .        .
Other Extraction Workers                                        70   $28,611       8.3          50   $30,543      11.5

INSTALLATION, MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Mechanics,
  Installers and Repairers                                   4,425   $36,967       7.5       3,945   $37,750       8.1
Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine
  Repairers                                                  2,510   $28,138      11.2       1,840   $31,805      11.2
Radio and Telecommunications Equipment Installers
  and Repairers                                              1,815   $36,404       8.1       1,520   $40,220       9.1
Avionics Technicians                                            75   $31,900       5.4          65   $32,050       0.0
Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related  Repairers             310   $29,750       7.1         260   $31,905       6.6
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Transportation
  Equipment                                                     40    $8,125       0.0          15   $35,278       0.0
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Industrial and
  Utility                                                      140   $39,833      13.0         130   $41,071      13.8
Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor
  Vehicles                                                     180   $24,063       2.8         140   $25,750       3.6
Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers
  and Repairers                                                370   $20,078       3.8         275   $22,536       0.7
Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers                     185   $35,337       3.2         160   $35,769       0.0
Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians                     485   $36,182       4.3         410   $37,805       5.1
Automotive Body and Related Repairers                        2,475   $25,278       1.8       2,075   $26,628       1.6
Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers                      150   $27,583       4.0         120   $28,333       0.0
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics                11,110   $24,435       2.3       9,145   $26,263       2.1
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine
  Specialists                                                4,685   $29,848       1.4       3,955   $30,990       1.6
Heavy Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Service
  Technicians and Mechanics                                  3,550   $30,295       2.1       2,950   $31,192       2.2
Small Engine Mechanics                                         745   $21,596       5.2         540   $23,542       3.3
Miscellaneous Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Mechanics,
  Installers, and Repairers                                    820   $21,320       2.8         580   $22,445       4.0



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.)

          IOWA; 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                     270   $36,016       4.8         250   $36,500       5.2
Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration
  Mechanics and Installers                                   2,775   $30,189       5.1       2,280   $31,468       5.2
Home Appliance Repairers                                       690   $27,396       5.8         525   $29,534       3.6
Industrial and Refractory Machinery Mechanics                6,945   $33,518       4.3       5,865   $35,241       3.8
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General                      5,330   $27,297       4.3       4,010   $29,931       3.4
Maintenance Workers, Machinery                                 365   $28,990       2.7         320   $29,808       3.1
Millwrights                                                    780   $34,142       1.8         580   $37,035       0.9
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers               1,800   $41,829       2.4       1,570   $43,586       2.8
Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers             1,705   $28,549       4.0       1,340   $30,920       4.1
Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers                   675   $29,929      19.0         470   $34,432      16.2
Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and
  Repairers                                                    705   $23,373       4.5         520   $26,053       5.2
Commercial Divers                                                4   $36,250       0.0           0         .        .
Locksmiths and Safe Repairers                                  160   $27,885      13.3         120   $29,712       0.0
Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers               150   $27,500       0.0         130   $30,192       0.0
Riggers                                                         20   $28,125       0.0          10   $33,438       0.0
Signal and Track Switch Repairers                               45   $45,313      19.1          45   $45,625      19.6
Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers         155   $18,681       0.0          95   $21,250       0.0
Other Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers          2,260   $25,347       3.6       1,625   $27,686       4.1

PRODUCTION OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Production and
  Operating Workers                                         17,785   $36,016      13.1      15,590   $36,958      13.3
Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems
  Assemblers                                                    25   $20,313       0.0          20   $20,417       0.0
Electrical, Electronics, and Electromechanical
  Assemblers                                                 4,800   $25,111       2.5       3,920   $26,843       2.5
Engine and Other Machines Assemblers                           590   $36,500       1.9         465   $37,156       0.4
Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters                       335   $25,844       3.3         280   $27,188       3.9
Miscellaneous Assemblers and Fabricators                    19,785   $23,026       3.5      13,935   $26,080       3.2
Bakers                                                       1,900   $15,399       7.2       1,025   $22,563      10.6
Butchers and Other Meat, Poultry, and Fish Processing
  Workers                                                   10,940   $21,410       2.5       7,360   $23,710       2.6
Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine
  Operators and Tenders                                        270   $23,958       4.1         220   $26,111       4.1
Food Batchmakers                                             1,405   $21,824       2.1         920   $26,039       1.7
Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders                     260   $18,281       3.1         145   $30,000       5.6
Computer Control Programmers and Operators                     710   $30,120       6.6         625   $30,564       6.6
Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                               200   $30,833       5.0         185   $31,250       5.4
Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Metal and Plastic                                            235   $29,528       2.1         200   $29,417       2.5
Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Metal and Plastic                                            335   $27,125       4.8         285   $28,857       5.6
Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters,
  Operators and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                   2,980   $23,381       2.9       2,335   $25,952       1.9



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

          IOWA; 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                               315   $23,664       1.0         220   $26,310       1.4
Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine
  Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal
   and Plastic                                                 970   $22,042       1.1         700   $24,683       1.3
Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                               405   $27,813       4.2         330   $29,028       5.1
Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                    45   $25,625       0.0          40   $30,125       0.0
Machinists                                                   7,840   $30,918       3.4       6,335   $31,827       3.4
Metal Furnace and Kiln Operators and Tenders                   555   $29,688       6.5         435   $31,129       7.4
Model Makers and Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic              250   $40,709       4.8         185   $40,766       3.2
Molders and Molding Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                 1,930   $26,872       4.8       1,500   $29,464       4.9
Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Metal and Plastic                                            155   $30,446       3.2         115   $34,750       4.4
Tool and Die Makers                                          1,910   $36,373       4.3       1,670   $37,031       4.5
Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Workers                     11,960   $27,069       1.7       9,430   $28,588       2.0
Heat Treating Equipment Equipment Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                               190   $29,712       6.8         160   $35,078       8.2
Lay-Out Workers, Metal and Plastic                              55   $21,607      14.5          25   $32,292       0.0
Plating and Coating Machine Setters, operators, and
  Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                   230   $26,250      13.0         180   $27,245      16.8
Tool Grinders, Filers and Sharpeners                           225   $26,395       6.3         150   $27,267       9.5
Metalworkers and Plastic Workers, All Others                 8,065   $27,375       3.1       6,545   $29,484       3.2
Bookbinders and Bindery Workers                                940   $20,838       5.1         655   $26,155       6.2
Job Printers                                                 1,065   $25,252       8.4         845   $27,170       5.3
Prepress Technicians and Workers                             1,180   $21,469      16.5         770   $24,919      16.5
Printing Machine Operators                                   3,740   $27,063       3.2       3,020   $29,240       3.5
Laundry and Dry Cleaning Workers                             2,840   $13,002       2.3       1,355   $17,352       2.2
Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials              750   $16,589       1.9         460   $21,136       3.1
Sewing Machine Operators                                     3,245   $15,738       2.7       1,930   $18,190       1.5
Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers                          80   $15,625       9.9          55   $20,556       1.8
Shoe Machine Operators and Tenders                               4   $18,750       0.0           4   $19,583       0.0
Tailors, Dressmakers, and Sewers                               905   $10,323      16.8         400   $16,148       7.5
Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and
  Tenders                                                       25   $23,750       0.0          20   $30,833       0.0
Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders                                                      275   $10,391      11.7         105   $18,542       0.0
Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters,
  Operators, and Tenders                                        90    $9,688       8.0          45   $16,310       0.0
Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine
  Setters, Operators, and Tenders                                0         .        .            0         .        .
Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers                            4   $43,750       0.0           0         .        .
Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers                                15   $18,393      30.8          15   $18,393      30.8
Upholsterers                                                   675   $18,475       8.6         440   $23,167       6.4
Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other           105   $22,031       9.6          75   $22,031       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.)

          IOWA; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters                             910   $24,954       4.5         700   $26,305       5.1
Furniture Finishers                                            340   $15,759       6.8         150   $18,789       3.4
Model Makers and Patternmakers, Wood                            20   $10,250       0.0           4   $40,417       0.0
Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood           650   $20,757       2.9         465   $23,250       1.7
Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Except Sawing                                                585   $20,259       5.3         405   $21,699       2.0
Woodworkers, All Other                                         435   $15,195      23.4         240   $25,117      24.1
Power Plant Operators, Distributors, and Dispatchers           540   $46,014       9.8         495   $46,473      10.7
Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators                    1,000   $32,023       4.7         855   $32,772       4.3
Water and Liquid Waste Treatment Plant and System
  Workers                                                      980   $30,665      11.4         855   $31,363       9.6
Miscellaneous Plant and System Operators                       405   $40,025      13.5         315   $40,990      13.4
Chemical Processing Machine Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders                                                  710   $32,550      12.7         560   $38,125      13.5
Crushing, Grinding, Polishing, Mixing, and Blending
  Workers                                                    2,090   $25,732       4.2       1,560   $28,310       3.5
Cutting Workers                                              1,580   $22,023       0.8       1,135   $25,153       0.9
Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine
  Setters, Operators, and Tenders                              795   $25,098       6.1         590   $27,407       4.9
Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and
  Tenders                                                      390   $21,985       3.6         265   $26,152       2.6
Inspectors, Testers, Sorter, Samplers, and Weighers         10,830   $25,706       9.8       7,595   $30,077      10.0
Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers                  215   $22,266      28.8         155   $26,550      11.8
Medical, Dental and Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians          770   $23,669       9.5         555   $26,314       3.4
Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders          5,920   $20,870       3.7       3,905   $22,348       4.6
Painting Workers                                             2,865   $23,780       3.1       2,200   $26,659       3.5
Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine
  Workers                                                      695   $14,040      13.1         335   $21,156      14.1
Semiconductor Processors                                        10   $16,607       0.0           4   $33,750       0.0
Cementing and Gluing Machine Operators and Tenders             240   $25,000       0.0         180   $26,765       0.0
Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment
  Operators and Tenders                                        185   $21,429       8.1          70   $25,833       0.0
Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders            45   $34,423       0.0          35   $35,556       0.0
Etchers and Engravers                                          135   $17,831      20.4          70   $19,554      31.9
Molders, Shapers, and Casters, except Metal and
  Plastic                                                      360   $20,707      11.9         220   $24,474      14.2
Paper Goods Machines Setters, Operators, and Tenders           530   $21,713       4.2         365   $24,622       3.8
Tire Builders                                                  720   $31,728       1.3         495   $32,169       0.6
Helpers-Production Workers                                     375   $24,798       6.7         230   $28,854       2.6
Production Workers, All Other                               21,110   $24,571       4.0      15,205   $27,673       3.9

TRANSPORTATION AND MATERIAL MOVING OCCUPATIONS
Supervisors, Transportation and Material Moving
  Workers                                                    2,325   $32,043      12.7       1,990   $33,611      13.9
Aircraft Pilots and Flight Engineers                           660   $46,436      43.0         480   $47,639      43.5
Air Traffic Controllers and Airfield Operations
  Specialists                                                  160   $55,000      32.9         130   $58,750      29.8



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

          IOWA; 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                                           50   $19,167      10.4          25   $27,083       0.0
Bus Drivers                                                  5,035   $11,682       9.7       1,320   $25,443       9.8
Driver/Sales Workers and Truck Drivers                      46,995   $27,573       4.2      32,400   $31,316       3.9
Taxi Drivers and Chauffers                                   1,185   $10,922       8.8         455   $19,091       3.1
Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other                             305    $5,040      12.8          40   $30,000       7.1
Locomotive Engineers and Operators                             950   $54,737       7.2         750   $58,750       8.0
Railroad Brake, Signal, and Switch Operators                   255   $42,216       0.0         190   $45,000       0.0
Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters                            835   $50,889       8.6         755   $51,389       9.3
Subway, Streetcar, and Other Rail Transportation
  Workers                                                       85   $38,409      14.3          50   $40,234      20.4
Sailors and Marine Oilers                                      185   $17,212       1.1         120   $18,365       0.0
Ship and Boat Captains and Operators                           180   $28,472       4.5          60   $31,875       3.3
Ship Engineers                                                   4    $4,250       0.0           0         .        .
Bridge and Lock Tenders                                         55   $41,167      12.5          55   $41,250      12.7
Parking Lot Attendants                                         300   $13,929      13.6         130   $20,385       4.6
Service Station Attendants                                     815   $12,792       2.2         440   $17,798       2.0
Transportation Inspectors                                      315   $33,950      13.7         265   $35,208      16.2
Other Transportation Workers                                    40   $29,750       0.0          25   $41,161       0.0
Conveyor Operators and Tenders                                 155   $26,420       2.0         115   $27,443       0.0
Crane and Tower Operators                                      895   $33,551       2.5         700   $36,063       2.6
Dredge, Excavating, and Loading Machine Operators              765   $26,837       2.2         460   $29,550       1.5
Hoist and Winch Operators                                       30   $19,732       0.0          15   $31,094       0.0
Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators                       7,875   $26,363       3.3       6,110   $27,987       3.2
Cleaners of  Vehicles and Equipment                          3,420   $17,473       2.4       1,970   $22,769       3.1
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Materials Movers,
  Hand                                                      29,035   $21,976       3.2      18,970   $26,050       2.9
Machine Feeders and Offbearers                                 640   $21,019       4.1         375   $25,560       4.3
Packers and Packagers, Hand                                  5,215   $15,690       3.1       2,765   $21,493       3.3
Pumping Station Operators                                      125   $51,719      21.0         100   $55,278      25.5
Refuse and Recyclable Materials Collectors                   1,465   $21,626       1.9         975   $26,815       1.0
Shuttle Car Operators                                           25    $9,375       0.0          10   $13,333       0.0
Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders                              105   $27,857       0.0          85   $30,625       0.0
Material Moving Workers, All Other                             815   $26,570       2.3         590   $30,649       0.3

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