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

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


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

21 to 74 years                                             708,410   $18,776      24.5     413,600   $24,692      26.6

  MANAGEMENT OCCUPATIONS
Chief executives                                             1,710   $47,890      38.5       1,360   $50,807      41.3
General and Operations Managers                              2,030   $33,859      36.1       1,760   $36,983      36.2
Legislators                                                     25    $6,250      74.1           4   $29,000      83.3
Advertising and Promotions Managers                            505   $31,438      52.5         400   $33,889      53.0
Marketing and Sales Managers                                 3,640   $28,886      45.2       2,680   $32,740      44.6
Public Relations Managers                                      300   $32,708      66.4         225   $34,583      64.7
Administrative Services Managers                               220   $35,391      40.3         190   $38,125      43.9
Computer and Information Systems Managers                      795   $40,755      46.7         660   $43,625      47.3
Financial Managers                                           4,670   $31,690      35.8       3,990   $34,695      38.0
Human Resources Managers                                     2,195   $33,596      37.9       1,820   $36,180      39.7
Industrial Production Managers                                 555   $40,368      38.5         470   $42,426      38.7
Purchasing Managers                                            650   $33,062      40.2         570   $33,848      40.0
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers             415   $31,813      23.0         360   $35,058      20.0
Farm, Ranch, and Other Agricultural Managers                 1,040   $18,848      15.4         600   $23,385      16.2
Farmers and Ranchers                                         2,815    $7,186      15.5       1,440   $10,698      13.2
Construction Managers                                          355   $22,196      16.9         220   $30,938      21.7
Education Administrators                                     4,155   $31,421      67.6       2,630   $35,226      70.3
Engineering Managers                                            65   $58,472      84.6          65   $58,472      84.6
Food Service Managers                                        3,585   $18,514      12.9       2,305   $22,386      12.6
Funeral Directors                                               80   $39,231      53.8          55   $41,058      64.2
Gaming Managers                                                135   $31,534       2.3          95   $41,607       0.0
Lodging Managers                                               590   $17,117      15.9         385   $20,400      13.7
Medical and Health Services Managers                         2,895   $35,234      41.7       2,515   $36,618      41.2
Natural Sciences Managers                                       30   $51,875      96.4          20   $54,375      95.2
Postmasters and Mail Superintendents                           895   $37,707      16.9         580   $41,250      22.0
Property, Real Estate, and Community Association
  Managers                                                   1,590   $22,223      22.2       1,060   $26,026      23.8
Social and Community Service Managers                        1,920   $23,631      54.6       1,220   $30,560      64.1
Managers, All Other                                          6,590   $29,644      32.6       5,045   $33,021      33.5

  BUSINESS AND FINANCIAL OPERATIONS OCCUPATIONS
Agents and Business Managers of Artists,Performers,
  and Athletes                                                  70   $11,250      40.3          35   $20,625       0.0
Purchasing Agents and Buyers, Farm Products                     40   $21,389      26.3          30   $23,750      35.7
Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products            1,250   $21,026      27.3         695   $28,173      29.1
Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and
  Farm Products                                              1,595   $29,296      28.3       1,345   $30,513      25.7
Claims Adusters, Appraisers, Examiners, and
  Investigators                                              2,305   $26,234      21.8       1,855   $27,717      21.3
Compliance Officers, Except Agriculture, Construction,
  Health and Safety, and Transportation                        495   $31,574      36.4         430   $32,338      41.5
Cost Estimators                                                135   $30,179      22.8         125   $30,625      24.6



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; FEMALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Human Resources, Training, and Labor Relations
  Specialists                                                6,400   $28,383      41.9       4,895   $31,034      43.0
Logisticians                                                   170   $35,556      29.4         150   $40,536      30.0
Management Analysts                                          1,690   $34,717      54.1       1,185   $36,335      52.7
Meeting and Convention Planners                                310   $26,250      34.6         245   $28,047      34.2
Other Business Operations Specialists                        1,395   $25,915      27.3         995   $27,686      25.1
Accountants and Auditors                                    10,825   $27,171      51.4       8,060   $30,234      53.2
Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate                        320   $30,455      25.5         250   $31,756      23.3
Budget Analysts                                                195   $35,625      36.0         195   $35,795      36.6
Credit Analysts                                                255   $24,306      41.3         215   $25,000      48.1
Financial Analysts                                             195   $29,954      53.8         175   $31,389      54.5
Personal Financial Advisors                                  1,105   $28,974      38.7         865   $31,926      41.3
Insurance Underwriters                                       1,240   $29,951      26.1       1,020   $31,043      24.4
Financial Examiners                                             90   $30,809      60.0          90   $30,809      60.0
Loan Counselors and Officers                                 2,090   $28,138      30.8       1,750   $29,601      30.6
Tax Examiners, Collectors, and Revenue Agents                  165   $30,000      27.1         115   $35,000      25.4
Tax Preparers                                                  810    $9,540      21.8         180   $20,789      18.3
Financial Specialists, All Other                               220   $30,964      28.8         165   $32,036      28.2

  COMPUTER AND MATHEMATICAL OCCUPATIONS
Computer Scientists and System Analyts                       2,125   $42,054      49.3       1,790   $46,568      49.7
Computer Programmers                                         2,110   $37,893      54.5       1,605   $41,827      55.4
Computer Software Engineers                                  1,490   $43,140      55.2       1,175   $46,611      52.0
Computer Support Specialists                                 1,480   $30,404      34.8       1,135   $32,353      35.4
Database Administrators                                        195   $33,750      24.1         175   $34,395      23.1
Network and Computer Systems Administrators                    410   $35,840      35.7         330   $36,600      33.3
Network Systems and Data Communication Analysts                730   $26,885      45.0         465   $32,165      44.1
Actuaries                                                      305   $47,500      82.9         230   $47,625      81.7
Mathematicians                                                   4   $36,250     100.0           4   $36,250     100.0
Operations Research Analysts                                   230   $34,135      43.7         195   $39,091      46.9
Statisticians                                                   70   $35,735      33.8          45   $37,353      15.2
Miscellaneous Mathematical Science Occupations                  15   $41,042     100.0          10   $41,250     100.0

ARCHITECTURE, ENGINEERING OCCUPATIONS
Architects, Except Naval                                       190   $14,265      86.2          70   $30,833      91.7
Surveyors, Cartographers, and Photogrammetrists                 35   $31,250      82.4          30   $32,679      79.3
Aerospace Engineers                                             50   $31,750      83.7          30   $48,125      82.1
Agricultural Engineers                                          35   $61,250     100.0          10   $65,357     100.0
Biomedical Engineers                                             0         .        .            0         .        .
Chemical Engineers                                              95   $36,250      93.5          50   $53,333     100.0
Civil Engineers                                                205   $38,457      81.6         150   $39,960      85.9
Computer Hardware Engineers                                     50   $28,000      14.0          35   $28,250       0.0
Electrical and Electronic Engineers                            120   $46,151      51.2         105   $45,833      49.0
Environmental Engineers                                         75   $40,167      79.7          40   $46,250      89.5
Industrial Engineers, Including Health and Safety              370   $38,625      40.2         320   $41,133      40.4
Marine Engineers and Naval Architects                            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.)

          IOWA; FEMALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Materials Engineers                                             30   $51,389      35.7          30   $51,389      35.7
Mechanical Engineers                                           125   $44,766      80.0          95   $45,347      74.2
Mining and Geological Engineers,Including Mining
  Safety Engineers                                               0         .        .            0         .        .
Nuclear Engineers                                                0         .        .            0         .        .
Petroleum Engineers                                              0         .        .            0         .        .
Engineers, All Others                                          155   $44,643      66.7         125   $46,066      73.6
Drafters                                                       445   $24,810      12.2         290   $30,405       6.5
Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters                       800   $27,531      16.2         575   $30,493      13.4
Surveying and Mapping Technicians                              120   $12,083      15.1          55   $17,105      30.4

  LIFE, PHYSICAL, AND SOCIAL SCIENCE OCCUPATIONS
Agricultural and Food Scientists                               175   $20,855      87.4          80   $34,886     100.0
Biological Scientists                                          365   $32,402      83.3         265   $36,652      84.0
Conservation Scientists and Foresters                           50   $22,500      54.0          40   $26,389      55.0
Medical Scientists                                             110   $33,000     100.0          85   $34,375     100.0
Astronomers and Physicists                                      40   $42,813      73.2          25   $43,125      57.7
Atmospheric and Space Scientists                                 4   $36,250     100.0           4   $36,250     100.0
Chemists and Materials Scientists                              250   $29,375      93.2         155   $35,278      89.1
Environmental Scientists and Geoscientists                     125   $25,000      84.7          95   $31,563      92.5
Physical Scientists, All Other                                 490   $29,432      88.6         310   $38,300      95.5
Economists                                                      35   $30,781     100.0          25   $40,750     100.0
Market/Survey Researchers                                      375   $30,588      52.9         235   $35,382      56.1
Psychologists                                                  645   $34,348      96.6         290   $37,350      97.2
Sociologists                                                    40   $34,167     100.0          25   $35,547     100.0
Urban and Regional Planners                                     30   $41,250     100.0          30   $41,250     100.0
Miscellaneous Social Scientists and Related Workers            150   $10,446      75.8          45   $30,833      63.6
Agricultural and Food Science Technicians                      490   $20,833      15.9         310   $25,955      14.1
Biological Technicians                                         275   $27,039      29.6         165   $35,313      13.9
Chemical Technicians                                           270   $24,000      26.5         215   $27,888      29.1
Geological and Petroleum Technicians                            10   $38,000       0.0           4   $26,250       0.0
Nuclear Technicians                                              0         .        .            0         .        .
Other Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians         1,120   $18,361      37.3         530   $28,235      40.6

  COMMUNITY AND SOCIAL SERVICES OCCUPATIONS
Counselors                                                   4,660   $24,567      71.1       2,435   $26,711      71.6
Social Workers                                               5,690   $25,945      72.5       4,025   $28,934      71.8
Misc. Community and Social Service Specialists               2,020   $20,053      43.5       1,225   $25,716      48.4
Clergy                                                         995   $24,538      86.3         590   $30,756      87.1
Directors, Religious Activities and Education                  410   $19,698      63.3         200   $25,560      80.4
Religious Workers, All Other                                   430   $15,049      51.6         190   $25,125      58.6

  LEGAL OCCUPATIONS
Lawyers                                                      1,245   $49,831     100.0       1,015   $51,190     100.0
Judges, Magistrates, and Other Judicial Workers                170   $40,735      66.5         105   $42,614      65.0
Paralegals and Legal Assistants                              1,515   $25,764      24.8       1,170   $27,995      22.1
Miscellaneous Legal Support Workers                          1,450   $22,449      22.1       1,050   $26,778      15.0



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; FEMALES

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

  EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND LIBRARY OCCUPATIONS
Postsecondary Teachers                                       8,315   $24,042      89.4       4,380   $38,197      90.7
Preschool and Kindergarten Teachers                          4,160   $12,790      49.2       2,410   $16,819      52.3
Elementary and Middle School Teachers                       29,440   $28,571      95.5      21,785   $31,634      97.2
Secondary School Teachers                                    5,080   $29,845      96.5       4,020   $31,897      98.0
Special Education Teachers                                   2,310   $25,800      78.3       1,660   $29,429      86.2
Other Teachers and Instructors                               3,440    $9,800      46.9         945   $20,778      48.5
Archivists, Curators, and Museum Technicians                   240   $16,543      78.3         105   $27,500      95.3
Librarians                                                   1,985   $21,987      71.6         765   $31,443      84.0
Library Technicians                                            415    $8,588      10.7          65   $21,111      13.6
Teacher Assistants                                           8,180    $9,115      16.4       1,270   $12,944      11.8
Other Education, Training, and Library Workers                 810   $36,610      85.7         365   $39,417      85.2

  ARTS, DESIGN, ENTERTAINMENT, SPORTS, AND MEDIA
       OCCUPATIONS
Artists and Related Workers                                    860    $9,541      37.5         365   $21,679      45.2
Designers                                                    4,995   $16,103      32.0       2,650   $22,470      32.6
Actors                                                          10    $4,792     100.0           0         .        .
Producers and Directors                                        255   $27,708      66.3         180   $31,583      64.4
Athletes, Coaches, Umpires and Related Workers                 405    $7,315      36.9         130   $26,944      39.2
Dancers and Choreographers                                     160   $21,250       4.4          40   $30,000      17.5
Musicians, Singers and Related Workers                         665    $4,504      63.7          60   $16,136      53.3
Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related
  Workers, All Other                                            95    $8,542      28.4          25   $50,500      46.2
Announcers                                                     120   $14,297      40.3          60   $30,179      42.6
News Analysts, Reporters, and Correspondents                   570   $17,299      72.2         290   $26,667      90.3
Public Relations Specialists                                   815   $25,855      56.4         475   $34,500      56.8
Editors                                                        950   $21,620      64.0         595   $29,191      61.9
Technical Writers                                              400   $32,455      62.1         335   $33,935      64.4
Writers and Authors                                            805   $18,884      69.0         350   $28,438      66.2
Miscellaneous Media and Communication Workers                  460   $15,631      28.6         125   $24,179      35.0
Broadcast and Sound Engineering Technicians and
  Radio Operators                                              105   $20,000      50.9          80   $29,375      63.0
Photographers                                                  525    $9,980      21.4         240   $20,183      26.9
Television, Video and Motion Picture Camera
  Operators and Editors                                         55    $8,125       5.6          15   $14,688       0.0
Media and Communication Equipment Workers,
  All Other                                                      0         .        .            0         .        .

  HEALTHCARE PRACTIONERS AND TECHNICAL OCCUPATIONS
Chiropractors                                                  190   $21,447      81.1         100   $26,818      79.0
Dentists                                                       210   $61,944     100.0          90  $102,381     100.0
Dieticians and Nutritionists                                   910   $26,250      69.0         530   $30,664      63.3
Optometrists                                                    45   $60,089     100.0          30   $61,607     100.0
Pharmacists                                                  1,230   $47,844      90.8         650   $59,133      97.4
Physicians and Surgeons                                      1,360   $70,966      99.8         825   $93,690      99.6
Physician Assistants                                           360   $32,500      60.8         215   $37,614      49.3



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; FEMALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Podiatrists                                                     20   $22,500     100.0          15   $44,583     100.0
Registered Nurses                                           29,400   $31,027      42.0      17,455   $36,108      41.0
Audiologists                                                   185   $35,625      96.7         120   $37,045     100.0
Occupational Therapists                                        515   $31,795      84.3         230   $40,399      86.6
Physical Therapists                                            870   $35,909      82.6         460   $41,786      78.6
Radiation Therapists                                            75   $30,795      45.2          45   $36,094      44.4
Recreational Therapists                                        120   $26,339      83.3          90   $27,679      89.0
Respiratory Therapists                                         535   $30,354      21.2         360   $31,772      15.8
Speech-Language Pathologists                                   710   $32,930      96.3         160   $38,421      98.8
Therapists, All Others                                         480   $25,429      81.3         230   $30,625      89.1
Veterinarians                                                  315   $38,711      97.4         200   $41,719      96.0
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practioners,
  All Other                                                      4    $8,750       0.0           0         .        .
Clinical Lab Technologists and Technicians                   2,830   $26,697      45.7       1,875   $30,489      47.1
Dental Hygienists                                            1,185   $32,362      41.4         455   $39,606      38.2
Diagnostic Related Technologists and Technicians             1,995   $28,457      22.2       1,350   $31,042      21.6
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics                   445   $20,655       7.2         255   $26,875       8.6
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practioners Support
  Technicians                                                2,945   $16,519      12.5       1,645   $20,903       9.5
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses            6,145   $21,988       6.8       3,525   $26,001       5.6
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians           1,055   $16,457      10.5         670   $19,044       8.8
Opticians, Dispensing                                          495   $19,191       7.3         345   $21,959       8.1
Miscellaneous Health Technologists and Technicians             665   $18,389      21.4         385   $25,638      18.9
Other Healthcare Practioners and Technical
  Occupations                                                  255   $22,067      45.1         160   $31,434      54.0

HEALTHCARE SUPPORT OCCUPATIONS
Nursing, Psychiatric, and Home Health Aides                 20,925   $15,087       4.6      10,930   $18,366       3.5
Occupational Therapist Assistants and Aides                    100   $14,583       2.0          50   $25,000       4.2
Physical Therapist Assistants and Aides                        635   $17,750      24.6         315   $22,083      24.6
Massage Therapists                                             505   $11,091      26.2         140   $19,722      19.3
Dental Assistants                                            2,560   $16,965       7.9       1,305   $20,448       5.8
Medical Assistants and Other Healthcare Support
 Occupations                                                 6,260   $16,371      11.7       3,465   $20,425      10.3

  PROTECTIVE SERVICE OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Correctional
  Officers                                                     165   $33,750      49.1         145   $34,167      50.0
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Police and
  Detectives                                                    45   $36,442      31.1          45   $36,442      31.1
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Fire Fighting and
  Prevention Workers                                            10   $23,750     100.0          10   $23,750     100.0
Supervisors, Protective Service Workers, All Other             130   $28,750      27.9         100   $33,438      31.7
Fire Fighters                                                   60   $32,381      22.4          50   $36,250      15.7
Fire Inspectors                                                 25   $33,977       0.0          25   $33,977       0.0
Baliffs, Correctional Officers and Jailers                     880   $26,794      18.5         715   $27,399      20.0
Detectives and Criminal Investigators                          110   $38,594      65.5         105   $38,828      63.5
Fish and Game Wardens                                            4   $13,750     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.)

          IOWA; FEMALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Parking Enforcement Workers                                     35   $25,673       0.0          35   $25,673       0.0
Police and Sheriff Patrol Officers                             365   $35,869      50.7         285   $36,535      49.6
Transit and Railroad Police                                      0         .        .            0         .        .
Animal Control Workers                                          90   $19,803       8.8          65   $25,536      12.7
Private Detectives and Investigators                           205   $29,375      36.5         150   $34,375      30.3
Security Guards and Gaming Surveillance Officers             1,035   $15,716       7.6         550   $22,209      10.0
Crossing Guards                                                175    $8,750       5.1          10   $25,000       0.0
Lifeguards and Other Protective Service Workers                235    $5,458       9.8          35   $25,893       9.1

  FOOD PREPARATION AND SERVING RELATED OCCUPATIONS
Chefs and Head Cooks                                           470   $11,742       2.3         200   $15,000       2.0
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Food Preparation
  and Serving Workers                                        3,800   $14,878       8.8       2,135   $18,653       7.4
Cooks                                                       12,725   $10,434       3.2       4,320   $14,988       3.0
Food Preparation Workers                                     3,485    $8,356       5.5         920   $13,960       5.9
Bartenders                                                   2,570   $10,067       6.4         930   $14,300       3.7
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers,
  Including Fast Food                                        2,050    $9,666       3.9         675   $14,901       1.6
Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession and
  Coffee Shop                                                  825    $7,536       1.0         210   $13,138       0.0
Waiters and Waitresses                                      10,620    $8,416       6.3       2,885   $14,748       5.5
Food Servers, Nonrestaurant                                  1,670    $9,514       5.1         515   $17,215       1.4
Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender
  Helpers                                                      830    $5,103       7.7         140   $16,823      12.9
Dishwashers                                                    960    $5,648       1.5         195   $13,940       0.0
Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee
  Shop                                                         730    $7,831       9.9         175   $15,536       3.4
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                                         1,005   $16,174       0.3         655   $18,762       0.5
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Landscaping, Lawn
  Service, and Groundskeeping Workers                           65   $21,042      50.0          35   $16,477      32.4
Janitors and Building Cleaners                               7,550    $9,875       3.0       2,760   $18,958       1.8
Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners                              9,825    $9,644       1.9       3,235   $15,053       1.3
Pest Control Workers                                            35   $30,066      13.5          30   $30,461      16.1
Grounds Maintenance Workers                                    550    $8,897      19.6         120   $20,294      30.8

  PERSONAL CARE AND SERVICE OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Gaming Workers              455   $22,750      10.7         305   $24,393       4.6
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Personal Service
  Workers                                                      775   $18,991       9.7         510   $23,388       5.9
Animal Trainers                                                 90    $6,953      29.2          50    $9,107      32.7
Nonfarm Animal Caretakers                                      785   $10,810      14.3         355   $19,542      15.4



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.)

          IOWA; FEMALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Gaming Workers                                                 700   $20,020       7.1         500   $21,524       7.6
Motion Picture Projectionists                                    0         .        .            0         .        .
Ushers,Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers                     145   $10,813      47.6          70   $23,125      70.8
Miscellaneous Entertainment Attendants and Related
  Workers                                                      455    $6,613      15.1         115   $16,750      17.7
Funeral Service Workers                                        100   $12,679      20.8          30   $24,375      35.5
Barbers                                                        315   $12,656       8.6         155   $17,583       5.2
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists               7,860   $12,653       8.9       4,020   $17,336       7.9
Miscellaneous Personal Appearance Workers                      275    $9,280       1.8         125   $16,827       3.9
Baggage Porters, Bellhops, and Concierges                       45   $11,932       0.0          20   $14,167       0.0
Tour and Travel Guides                                         130    $4,100      53.8          20   $30,625      36.4
Transportation Attendants                                      265   $17,833      29.9          95   $21,250      14.9
Child Care Workers                                          19,985    $8,692      10.0       9,470   $12,657       9.7
Personal and Home Care Aides                                 2,735   $11,864      10.4       1,240   $16,268       9.1
Recreation and Fitness Workers                               2,445   $13,130      28.6       1,125   $20,628      27.2
Residential Advisors                                           870   $11,810      21.2         370   $18,517      24.8
Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other                   170    $6,979       1.2          35   $25,417       5.6

  SALES AND RELATED OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Retail Sales
  Workers                                                   13,925   $19,907      15.5      10,250   $21,790      15.0
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Non-Retail Sales
  Workers                                                    3,415   $26,235      22.7       2,615   $29,006      23.4
Cashiers                                                    15,975   $10,174       5.1       5,650   $16,021       4.5
Counter and Rental Clerks                                      735    $8,223       2.7         260   $18,016       0.0
Parts Salespersons                                             215   $20,483       1.9         155   $21,637       2.6
Retail Salespersons                                         16,940   $10,678      13.2       6,415   $18,285      13.5
Advertising Sales Agents                                     1,290   $22,801      32.8         920   $26,285      33.2
Insurance Sales Agents                                       3,120   $23,355      19.4       2,315   $24,747      16.8
Securities, Commodities, and Finanancial Services
  Sales Agents                                                 660   $30,205      32.5         550   $31,712      29.3
Travel Agents                                                  995   $21,333      14.2         610   $24,464      10.3
Sales Representatives, Services, All Other                   2,010   $23,983      25.9       1,290   $31,699      29.8
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing           3,375   $25,305      30.6       2,360   $28,865      31.0
Models, Demonstrators, and Product Promoters                   505    $4,022      15.3          80   $19,808      15.4
Real Estate Brokers and Sales Agents                         2,285   $23,763      21.0       1,290   $33,125      19.8
Sales Engineers                                                 10   $46,111      90.0           4   $33,750       0.0
Telemarketers                                                3,360   $11,724       3.7       1,295   $17,265       4.1
Door-To-Door Sales Workers, News and Street Vendors
  and Related Workers                                        1,405    $6,409      15.4         290   $20,600      17.4
Sales and Related Workers, All Other                         1,100   $19,267      33.2         530   $30,523      48.9

OFFICE AND ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Office and
Administrative Support Workers                              10,715   $25,559      19.5       8,495   $27,223      19.0
Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service             585   $15,325       7.0         255   $20,029       5.5



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; FEMALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Telephone Operators                                            695   $20,140       3.0         470   $22,401       4.5
Communication Equipment Operators, All Other                    35   $20,417       0.0          30   $20,694       0.0
Bill and Account Collectors                                  1,305   $20,431       9.2         925   $23,561      10.6
Billing and Posting Clerks and Machine Operators             3,940   $20,754      11.8       2,885   $22,567      10.7
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks                20,855   $18,231      10.3      12,585   $21,927       8.7
Gaming Cage Workers                                            145   $20,318       0.0          90   $21,321       0.0
Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks                               1,815   $22,758      11.1       1,405   $25,266       8.9
Procurement Clerks                                             175   $23,214       5.1         110   $25,119       3.6
Tellers                                                      5,120   $15,791       7.8       3,045   $18,209       6.3
Brokerage Clerks                                                50   $25,852       0.0          40   $26,420       0.0
Correspondence Clerks                                           55   $25,781      36.4          40   $27,857      35.7
Court, Municipal, and License Clerks                           800   $24,489       5.9         680   $25,525       6.8
Credit Authorizers, Checkers and Clerks                        505   $21,136      15.1         360   $22,134      13.6
Customer Service Representatives                            15,770   $20,305      14.4      10,395   $23,008      15.4
Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs                  360   $31,116      29.2         300   $32,188      24.8
File Clerks                                                  2,710   $16,169      11.3       1,465   $20,613      11.9
Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks                           875   $11,580       5.3         345   $16,818       6.1
Interviewers Except Eligibility and Loan                     1,540   $11,684      14.6         555   $20,054      15.8
Library Assistants, Clerical                                 1,815    $9,273      35.0         430   $21,639      44.1
Loan Interviewers and Clerks                                   800   $22,037      19.5         625   $24,396      16.7
New Account Clerks                                             155   $19,215      26.8         115   $19,391      22.1
Order Clerks                                                 1,655   $17,103      10.6       1,000   $20,858       9.1
Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and
  Timekeeping                                                  355   $25,699      16.6         245   $28,250      13.4
Receptionists and Information Clerks                        10,865   $15,055      10.8       5,475   $19,474       8.0
Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and
  Travel Clerks                                                460   $20,421      15.9         285   $21,995      11.6
Information and Record Clerks, All Other                       890   $18,433      15.5         500   $23,285      21.2
Cargo and Freight Agents                                        50   $27,000       0.0          45   $27,625       0.0
Couriers and Messengers                                        400   $10,526      10.1         125   $18,920      15.4
Dispatchers                                                  1,475   $22,169       8.4       1,165   $23,681       8.6
Meter Readers, Utilities                                       185   $23,661       1.1         120   $30,625       1.7
Postal Service Clerks                                        1,085   $35,253       7.6         750   $38,592       7.3
Postal Service Mail Carriers                                 1,050   $30,753      14.9         730   $35,670      15.9
Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and
  Processing Machine Operators                                 790   $35,045       8.6         550   $38,242       7.8
Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks                  2,045   $25,613      15.3       1,625   $26,850      13.2
Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks                      2,665   $20,029       4.8       1,835   $22,081       3.8
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers                               5,295   $15,646       5.7       2,990   $20,849       5.7
Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers,
  Recordkeeping                                                555   $20,223       2.9         340   $22,794       2.1
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants                   42,710   $19,401      11.6      26,850   $22,661      10.2
Computer Operators                                           2,095   $20,747       9.7       1,405   $22,979       9.1
Data Entry Keyers                                            7,165   $17,090      11.9       4,190   $20,951       7.9
Word Processors and Typists                                  2,230   $18,389      12.6       1,440   $21,632      13.1
Desktop Publishers                                             120   $28,188      15.7          90   $30,417      12.4
Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks                3,040   $21,658      14.0       2,390   $22,600      13.9



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; FEMALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except
  Postal Service                                             1,600   $14,282       5.0         880   $18,780       3.8
Office Clerks, General                                      13,430   $17,682      11.9       7,480   $22,676       9.5
Office Machine Operators, Except Computer                      465   $17,074       8.6         255   $20,650      10.2
Proofreaders and Copy Markers                                  305   $13,315      26.1         115   $21,917      25.4
Statistical Assistants                                         235   $21,776      17.7         175   $24,922      14.7
Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other         3,750   $22,229      23.5       2,605   $24,865      23.5

FARMING, FISHING, AND FORESTRY OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Farming, Fishing
  and Forestry Workers                                         105   $15,345       0.0          55   $16,917       0.0
Agricultural Inspectors                                         65   $32,841      18.5          55   $34,091      22.2
Animal Breeders                                                 50   $22,500      15.4          35   $24,000      17.6
Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products                     405    $6,283       4.2         140   $22,833       5.1
Miscellaneous Agricultural Workers                           2,270    $9,428       8.7         875   $16,162       8.7
Fishers and Related Fishing Workers                              0         .        .            0         .        .
Hunters and Trappers                                             0         .        .            0         .        .
Forest and Conservation Workers                                 20   $17,813       0.0           4   $11,458       0.0
Logging Workers                                                 20    $4,583      11.1           4   $31,250       0.0

CONSTRUCTION AND EXTRACTION WORKERS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Construction
  Trades and Extraction Workers                                145   $13,611       4.1          65   $16,000       3.1
Boilermakers                                                     0         .        .            0         .        .
Brickmasons, Blockmasons, and Stonemasons                       25   $18,214       8.3          20   $18,571       0.0
Carpenters                                                     230   $13,654       7.8         100   $22,344      12.1
Carpet, Floor and Tile Installers and Finishers                 75   $14,643       0.0          45   $17,125       0.0
Cement Masons, Concrete Finishers, and Terrazzo
  Workers                                                       10   $21,250      25.0           4   $13,750       0.0
Contruction Laborers                                           430   $12,530       6.3         155   $21,583       1.9
Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators              10   $22,500       0.0           4   $26,250       0.0
Pile-Driver Operators                                            0         .        .            0         .        .
Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment
  Operators                                                    130   $24,821       1.5          40   $30,000       0.0
Drywall Installers, Ceiling Tile Installers, and
  Tapers                                                        75   $16,319       0.0          20   $16,042       0.0
Electricians                                                   200   $25,119       9.9         145   $30,859       9.5
Glaziers                                                        40   $31,563      14.6          25   $35,982       0.0
Insulation Workers                                               4   $10,625       0.0           0         .        .
Painters, Construction and Maintenance                         660   $11,364       5.0         210   $17,667       1.0
Paperhangers                                                    75   $11,250      27.3          15   $16,591      68.8
Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters             95   $24,808      10.6          70   $27,143      10.0
Plasterers and Stucco Masons                                     4   $25,625       0.0           4   $25,625       0.0
Reinforcing Iron Workers                                         0         .        .            0         .        .
Roofers                                                         70    $6,136       0.0          10   $21,667       0.0
Sheet Metal Workers                                             85   $27,679       3.5          55   $32,563       5.3
Structural Iron and Steel Workers                               20   $10,938      42.9           4   $12,500       0.0
Helpers, Construction Trades                                    50   $11,750       9.8          20   $31,250       0.0
Construction and Building Inspectors                            60   $25,625      29.5          50   $35,588      36.0
Elevator Installers and Repairers                                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.)

          IOWA; FEMALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Fence Erectors                                                   0         .        .            0         .        .
Hazardous Materials Removal Workers                             15   $39,167      35.7          15   $39,167      35.7
Highway Maintenance Workers                                     50   $26,458      26.9          40   $27,679      35.9
Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment
  Operators                                                      0         .        .            0         .        .
Septic Tank Services and Sewer Pipe Cleaners                    10   $31,250       0.0          10   $31,250       0.0
Miscellaneous Construction and Related Workers                   4   $23,750       0.0           4   $23,750       0.0
Derrick, Rotary Drill, and Service Unit Operators,
  Oil, Gas, and Mining                                           0         .        .            0         .        .
Earth Drillers Except Oil and Gas                                0         .        .            0         .        .
Explosives Workers, Ordnance handling Experts, and
  Blasters                                                      20   $17,500       0.0           4   $50,750       0.0
Mining Machine Operators                                        10    $6,563       0.0           4   $31,250       0.0
Roof Bolters, Mining                                             0         .        .            0         .        .
Roustabouts, Oil and Gas                                         0         .        .            0         .        .
Helpers - Extraction Workers                                     0         .        .            0         .        .
Other Extraction Workers                                        10    $1,250       0.0           0         .        .

INSTALLATION, MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Mechanics,
  Installers and Repairers                                     365   $29,702      12.5         285   $35,543      13.6
Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine
  Repairers                                                    370   $23,710      17.9         265   $28,942      17.0
Radio and Telecommunications Equipment Installers
  and Repairers                                                185   $29,583       9.1         150   $31,010      11.3
Avionics Technicians                                             0         .        .            0         .        .
Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related  Repairers              30   $30,000       0.0          25   $33,125       0.0
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Transportation
  Equipment                                                      4    $6,250       0.0           0         .        .
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Industrial and
  Utility                                                        0         .        .            0         .        .
Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor
  Vehicles                                                      20   $12,273       0.0          20   $12,386       0.0
Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers
  and Repairers                                                 20   $15,278       0.0          15   $15,417       0.0
Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers                       0         .        .            0         .        .
Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians                      15    $9,625       0.0           4   $46,250       0.0
Automotive Body and Related Repairers                           55   $20,000      23.2          45   $20,208      29.5
Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers                       10   $21,250       0.0          10   $21,250       0.0
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics                   140   $17,188       4.3          75   $18,618       4.1
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine
  Specialists                                                   25   $30,833      25.0          25   $30,833      25.0
Heavy Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Service
  Technicians and Mechanics                                     35   $26,250       0.0          20    $2,500       0.0
Small Engine Mechanics                                           0         .        .            0         .        .
Miscellaneous Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Mechanics,
  Installers, and Repairers                                     10   $11,528       0.0           4   $11,250       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.)

          IOWA; FEMALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Control and Valve Installers and Repairers                      25   $23,036      26.1          15   $24,464      40.0
Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration
  Mechanics and Installers                                      80   $21,667       8.8          55   $26,071       0.0
Home Appliance Repairers                                        20   $32,917       0.0          20   $32,917       0.0
Industrial and Refractory Machinery Mechanics                  205   $22,426       4.4         160   $25,729       5.7
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General                        215   $27,379       8.8         175   $27,656       9.1
Maintenance Workers, Machinery                                  35   $26,089       5.7          25   $26,146       7.7
Millwrights                                                     25   $27,841       0.0          20   $28,295       0.0
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers                  30   $20,682       0.0          25   $21,250       0.0
Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers                90   $30,625       7.9          70   $33,750       9.7
Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers                   100   $20,625      33.7          70   $25,000      28.6
Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and
  Repairers                                                    140   $14,697       4.9          85   $20,391       8.4
Commercial Divers                                                0         .        .            0         .        .
Locksmiths and Safe Repairers                                   25   $26,563       0.0          15   $27,813       0.0
Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers                10   $20,750       0.0          10   $20,750       0.0
Riggers                                                          4    $1,250       0.0           0         .        .
Signal and Track Switch Repairers                                0         .        .            0         .        .
Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers          25   $14,519       0.0          15   $14,318       0.0
Other Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers            160   $19,375       7.5          95   $26,579      12.8

PRODUCTION OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Production and
  Operating Workers                                          3,525   $25,654      11.1       2,945   $27,514      11.2
Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems
  Assemblers                                                    20   $14,750       0.0          20   $16,250       0.0
Electrical, Electronics, and Electromechanical
  Assemblers                                                 2,985   $22,668       2.5       2,440   $24,404       3.1
Engine and Other Machines Assemblers                            50   $30,417       0.0          45   $31,042       0.0
Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters                        10   $33,125       0.0          10   $33,125       0.0
Miscellaneous Assemblers and Fabricators                     7,900   $20,120       2.9       5,495   $22,081       2.0
Bakers                                                       1,165   $11,806       6.3         495   $18,171      11.3
Butchers and Other Meat, Poultry, and Fish Processing
  Workers                                                    3,055   $19,057       3.2       1,960   $20,991       3.7
Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine
  Operators and Tenders                                         55   $14,583       0.0          30   $21,400       0.0
Food Batchmakers                                               660   $17,944       3.6         360   $21,514       2.8
Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders                     140   $12,011       0.0          55   $20,972       0.0
Computer Control Programmers and Operators                     100   $19,079      12.7          80   $20,682       8.5
Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                25   $26,607       8.7          25   $26,607       8.7
Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Metal and Plastic                                             25   $16,964       0.0          10   $22,857       0.0
Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Metal and Plastic                                            140   $22,500       0.0          95   $25,147       0.0
Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters,
  Operators and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                     960   $21,000       1.4         770   $22,098       0.9



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

          IOWA; FEMALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                55   $19,861       0.0          35   $26,563       0.0
Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine
  Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal
   and Plastic                                                  75   $17,344       0.0          60   $18,182       0.0
Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                55   $25,347       0.0          50   $25,694       0.0
Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                    15   $16,250       0.0          15   $16,250       0.0
Machinists                                                     665   $24,194       0.9         525   $25,179       0.2
Metal Furnace and Kiln Operators and Tenders                    40   $18,750      10.0          15   $19,250       0.0
Model Makers and Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic               25   $26,406      23.1          10   $26,125       0.0
Molders and Molding Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                   340   $20,700       7.4         270   $25,217       7.4
Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Metal and Plastic                                             60   $18,393       0.0          40   $27,000       0.0
Tool and Die Makers                                             45   $26,103       0.0          30   $25,956       0.0
Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Workers                        915   $22,631       0.0         680   $24,407       0.0
Heat Treating Equipment Equipment Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                25   $21,346       0.0          20   $21,429       0.0
Lay-Out Workers, Metal and Plastic                              15   $12,222       0.0           4   $26,250       0.0
Plating and Coating Machine Setters, operators, and
  Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                    45   $25,357       0.0          30   $26,607       0.0
Tool Grinders, Filers and Sharpeners                            30   $19,500      21.4          30   $19,500      21.4
Metalworkers and Plastic Workers, All Others                 2,055   $21,346       2.9       1,570   $23,665       3.2
Bookbinders and Bindery Workers                                525   $15,769       3.4         325   $19,449       3.4
Job Printers                                                   355   $18,955       8.2         235   $22,197       5.5
Prepress Technicians and Workers                               690   $16,168      19.2         400   $21,660      18.5
Printing Machine Operators                                     890   $18,827       3.9         675   $20,880       4.1
Laundry and Dry Cleaning Workers                             2,300   $12,254       2.0       1,060   $16,515       1.2
Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials              470   $14,125       0.2         245   $17,955       0.4
Sewing Machine Operators                                     2,935   $15,207       2.7       1,720   $17,667       1.5
Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers                          30   $15,625       0.0          20   $16,625       0.0
Shoe Machine Operators and Tenders                               4    $5,000       0.0           4   $36,250       0.0
Tailors, Dressmakers, and Sewers                               870    $9,844      16.5         365   $15,740       5.8
Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and
  Tenders                                                        4   $13,750       0.0           4   $13,750       0.0
Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders                                                      210    $7,500      15.2          65   $16,406       0.0
Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters,
  Operators, and Tenders                                        75    $7,813       9.2          35   $15,595       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                                                   250    $9,875      15.3         120   $16,083      13.4
Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other            30   $12,222       0.0          25   $12,778       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.)

          IOWA; FEMALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters                              85   $18,594       4.8          55   $23,750       7.1
Furniture Finishers                                            105    $4,783       4.7          30   $17,813       0.0
Model Makers and Patternmakers, Wood                             0         .        .            0         .        .
Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood           110   $16,250       2.7          70   $18,500       4.2
Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Except Sawing                                                180   $16,548      11.2         105   $17,721       1.9
Woodworkers, All Other                                          35   $10,500      25.0          10   $22,500       0.0
Power Plant Operators, Distributors, and Dispatchers            40   $40,139       4.9          40   $40,139       4.9
Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators                       35   $30,250       0.0          25   $32,000       0.0
Water and Liquid Waste Treatment Plant and System
  Workers                                                       45   $32,750      55.8          30   $35,341      45.2
Miscellaneous Plant and System Operators                        30   $21,875      19.4          25   $30,179      22.2
Chemical Processing Machine Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders                                                  140   $17,201       5.0          70   $25,781       0.0
Crushing, Grinding, Polishing, Mixing, and Blending
  Workers                                                      275   $21,360       5.8         185   $23,466       6.0
Cutting Workers                                                505   $17,891       1.6         335   $21,307       1.8
Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine
  Setters, Operators, and Tenders                              130   $18,750       0.0          85   $20,469       0.0
Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and
  Tenders                                                      195   $19,333       0.0         125   $21,333       0.0
Inspectors, Testers, Sorter, Samplers, and Weighers          4,935   $20,948       7.8       3,185   $25,134       7.2
Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers                  120   $11,542      39.7          75   $20,208      10.8
Medical, Dental and Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians          415   $21,029       7.5         300   $24,960       3.3
Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders          3,105   $18,254       3.3       1,940   $20,644       5.0
Painting Workers                                               540   $18,777       3.9         375   $21,693       5.6
Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine
  Workers                                                      480   $11,652       6.9         160   $19,444       4.3
Semiconductor Processors                                         4   $33,750       0.0           4   $33,750       0.0
Cementing and Gluing Machine Operators and Tenders             125   $13,466       0.0          75   $14,917       0.0
Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment
  Operators and Tenders                                         30   $18,750      28.6          20   $21,429       0.0
Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders             4   $11,250       0.0           0         .        .
Etchers and Engravers                                           45   $18,259      27.7          35   $18,839      38.2
Molders, Shapers, and Casters, except Metal and
  Plastic                                                       55   $16,667      12.5          40   $30,417       5.3
Paper Goods Machines Setters, Operators, and Tenders           235   $18,493       2.6         145   $21,731       4.2
Tire Builders                                                   30   $26,000       0.0          30   $26,000       0.0
Helpers-Production Workers                                     155   $13,000      16.2          65   $20,625       9.5
Production Workers, All Other                                7,595   $20,488       3.4       5,195   $22,530       2.8

TRANSPORTATION AND MATERIAL MOVING OCCUPATIONS
Supervisors, Transportation and Material Moving
  Workers                                                      360   $23,679      14.1         280   $26,875      18.1
Aircraft Pilots and Flight Engineers                            25   $30,156      60.9          10   $31,875      33.3
Air Traffic Controllers and Airfield Operations
  Specialists                                                   25   $49,375      64.0          25   $49,375      64.0



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; FEMALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency
  Medical Technicians                                           15   $25,139       0.0          10   $26,250       0.0
Bus Drivers                                                  2,120   $11,119       4.9         460   $22,328       5.7
Driver/Sales Workers and Truck Drivers                       2,420   $18,317       6.8       1,205   $25,068       8.5
Taxi Drivers and Chauffers                                     260    $8,438       1.5          85   $16,531       0.0
Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other                              15    $8,750       0.0           0         .        .
Locomotive Engineers and Operators                              10    $1,875       0.0           4   $66,250       0.0
Railroad Brake, Signal, and Switch Operators                     0         .        .            0         .        .
Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters                             15   $14,583      12.5           4   $42,917       0.0
Subway, Streetcar, and Other Rail Transportation
  Workers                                                        4   $41,750      28.6           4   $41,250       0.0
Sailors and Marine Oilers                                       20   $10,938       0.0           0         .        .
Ship and Boat Captains and Operators                             0         .        .            0         .        .
Ship Engineers                                                   0         .        .            0         .        .
Bridge and Lock Tenders                                          4   $33,750       0.0           4   $33,750       0.0
Parking Lot Attendants                                          60    $8,281      19.4          30    $9,766       0.0
Service Station Attendants                                     320    $9,559       1.9         145   $13,857       2.1
Transportation Inspectors                                       55   $21,597       0.0          40   $22,500       0.0
Other Transportation Workers                                     4   $28,750       0.0           4   $28,750       0.0
Conveyor Operators and Tenders                                  10   $30,357       0.0           4   $31,250       0.0
Crane and Tower Operators                                       30   $20,833      16.7          30   $20,833      16.7
Dredge, Excavating, and Loading Machine Operators               40   $23,750       0.0          40   $23,750       0.0
Hoist and Winch Operators                                        4   $12,500       0.0           0         .        .
Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators                         855   $24,635       2.0         680   $26,122       2.5
Cleaners of  Vehicles and Equipment                            750   $14,203       1.3         325   $22,188       1.5
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Materials Movers,
  Hand                                                       6,725   $17,815       3.2       4,195   $22,419       3.1
Machine Feeders and Offbearers                                 320   $10,682       2.5         135   $22,566       5.8
Packers and Packagers, Hand                                  3,190   $14,411       2.3       1,630   $20,196       2.9
Pumping Station Operators                                       20   $22,188       0.0          20   $22,188       0.0
Refuse and Recyclable Materials Collectors                     150    $7,407       0.0          55   $22,679       0.0
Shuttle Car Operators                                            4    $6,875       0.0           0         .        .
Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders                               10   $68,333       0.0          10   $68,333       0.0
Material Moving Workers, All Other                             135   $18,558       0.0          95   $21,538       0.0

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