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

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


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

21 to 74 years                                             777,210   $29,891      23.9     574,975   $33,431      25.9

  MANAGEMENT OCCUPATIONS
Chief executives                                             7,745   $72,023      60.9       6,845   $77,073      62.2
General and Operations Managers                              6,740   $49,908      42.4       5,990   $50,766      42.9
Legislators                                                    125   $43,194      63.2          75   $47,625      58.9
Advertising and Promotions Managers                            350   $42,946      56.7         300   $45,833      61.3
Marketing and Sales Managers                                 5,325   $52,174      58.9       4,745   $55,263      58.5
Public Relations Managers                                      210   $46,336      65.6         210   $46,336      65.6
Administrative Services Managers                               440   $50,455      52.5         375   $51,591      56.7
Computer and Information Systems Managers                    1,705   $58,705      59.6       1,570   $60,792      60.4
Financial Managers                                           3,790   $52,160      72.3       3,300   $54,811      74.2
Human Resources Managers                                     1,590   $42,342      43.7       1,310   $46,346      49.8
Industrial Production Managers                               3,410   $48,427      40.7       3,155   $49,956      41.0
Purchasing Managers                                          1,115   $50,269      45.6       1,040   $50,649      48.0
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers           2,075   $36,277      30.4       1,815   $37,141      32.5
Farm, Ranch, and Other Agricultural Managers                 9,285   $27,582      20.4       7,305   $30,029      22.0
Farmers and Ranchers                                        29,780   $18,660      12.3      21,240   $20,266      13.4
Construction Managers                                        5,755   $42,234      22.3       4,805   $46,940      24.0
Education Administrators                                     3,380   $52,721      89.8       2,415   $56,784      88.4
Engineering Managers                                         1,250   $70,528      73.3       1,165   $70,856      73.3
Food Service Managers                                        3,300   $28,969      20.0       2,560   $30,797      21.6
Funeral Directors                                              785   $45,739      46.5         640   $49,128      46.3
Gaming Managers                                                200   $39,141      24.6         175   $39,609      27.7
Lodging Managers                                               475   $29,458      38.9         350   $33,889      43.4
Medical and Health Services Managers                         1,355   $44,265      64.0       1,165   $45,313      62.4
Natural Sciences Managers                                      135   $70,521      97.0         125   $71,771     100.0
Postmasters and Mail Superintendents                           405   $50,216      28.3         345   $51,076      27.8
Property, Real Estate, and Community Association
  Managers                                                   1,305   $29,181      39.4         940   $38,971      40.5
Social and Community Service Managers                          840   $37,500      65.6         680   $41,706      67.9
Managers, All Other                                         11,390   $47,342      44.0       9,730   $50,375      45.2

  BUSINESS AND FINANCIAL OPERATIONS OCCUPATIONS
Agents and Business Managers of Artists,Performers,
  and Athletes                                                  65   $16,522      48.4          40   $17,283      31.0
Purchasing Agents and Buyers, Farm Products                    630   $38,448      29.7         520   $39,670      31.4
Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products              795   $33,289      19.1         615   $37,204      21.9
Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and
  Farm Products                                              1,190   $40,804      41.1       1,070   $41,680      42.7
Claims Adusters, Appraisers, Examiners, and
  Investigators                                              1,595   $33,106      60.2       1,305   $36,667      61.2
Compliance Officers, Except Agriculture, Construction,
  Health and Safety, and Transportation                        485   $42,031      56.3         400   $43,981      60.0
Cost Estimators                                                980   $37,841      32.1         815   $44,773      30.7



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

          IOWA; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Human Resources, Training, and Labor Relations
  Specialists                                                3,060   $38,025      48.5       2,480   $41,207      49.3
Logisticians                                                   170   $41,550      58.0         150   $43,125      65.8
Management Analysts                                          1,920   $47,786      68.4       1,420   $52,124      71.3
Meeting and Convention Planners                                125   $16,806      37.1          35   $22,222      44.4
Other Business Operations Specialists                          880   $31,968      38.0         730   $36,016      37.1
Accountants and Auditors                                     7,085   $41,854      79.9       5,765   $46,178      82.8
Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate                        685   $38,405      47.2         570   $42,171      49.5
Budget Analysts                                                130   $56,034      66.4         115   $56,638      74.6
Credit Analysts                                                180   $42,212      81.3         165   $48,050      89.1
Financial Analysts                                             285   $40,208      84.2         210   $53,080      85.2
Personal Financial Advisors                                  1,370   $53,125      77.1       1,140   $60,306      79.6
Insurance Underwriters                                         435   $38,250      70.5         380   $38,950      75.9
Financial Examiners                                            100   $50,625      62.7          95   $52,031      68.8
Loan Counselors and Officers                                 2,065   $46,259      75.7       1,860   $47,273      78.3
Tax Examiners, Collectors, and Revenue Agents                  100   $51,750      81.2          90   $54,107      88.8
Tax Preparers                                                  380   $14,545      56.1         165   $33,750      55.4
Financial Specialists, All Other                               165   $57,500      58.5         145   $55,313      52.4

  COMPUTER AND MATHEMATICAL OCCUPATIONS
Computer Scientists and System Analyts                       3,390   $46,983      57.9       2,825   $50,583      59.6
Computer Programmers                                         4,595   $48,481      61.5       3,860   $50,693      61.9
Computer Software Engineers                                  3,220   $50,518      73.6       2,540   $52,365      76.2
Computer Support Specialists                                 2,000   $33,438      33.5       1,425   $38,207      39.7
Database Administrators                                        350   $50,385      54.0         280   $53,553      59.9
Network and Computer Systems Administrators                  1,385   $40,773      41.7       1,130   $41,875      45.3
Network Systems and Data Communication Analysts              1,575   $37,409      38.5       1,160   $42,405      39.0
Actuaries                                                      395   $62,569      91.1         310   $66,667      98.7
Mathematicians                                                  35   $33,750     100.0          15   $34,306     100.0
Operations Research Analysts                                   380   $51,023      51.8         290   $58,448      54.5
Statisticians                                                   90   $41,042      88.9          75   $42,292      96.1
Miscellaneous Mathematical Science Occupations                  10    $5,781       0.0          10    $6,250       0.0

ARCHITECTURE, ENGINEERING OCCUPATIONS
Architects, Except Naval                                       965   $45,219      85.6         785   $50,199      93.4
Surveyors, Cartographers, and Photogrammetrists                260   $35,170      66.8         240   $36,307      64.0
Aerospace Engineers                                            450   $57,167      70.0         375   $59,323      74.8
Agricultural Engineers                                         490   $61,179      81.9         390   $64,479      81.1
Biomedical Engineers                                            30   $29,500      40.0          30   $29,500      40.0
Chemical Engineers                                             300   $58,333      87.2         220   $63,077      90.4
Civil Engineers                                              1,790   $50,389      77.2       1,580   $52,406      79.4
Computer Hardware Engineers                                    265   $47,500      54.5         190   $48,919      63.3
Electrical and Electronic Engineers                          2,240   $56,021      70.9       1,955   $59,850      72.7
Environmental Engineers                                        210   $45,761      74.1         195   $46,630      78.1
Industrial Engineers, Including Health and Safety            2,455   $48,885      61.0       2,015   $51,552      62.6
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; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Materials Engineers                                            410   $46,739      55.8         345   $50,750      53.4
Mechanical Engineers                                         2,445   $49,090      62.2       2,060   $51,370      65.0
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                                        1,990   $53,709      64.9       1,725   $56,250      65.6
Drafters                                                     1,900   $32,136      14.0       1,550   $33,806      13.3
Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters                     3,465   $37,500      14.8       2,930   $39,684      14.0
Surveying and Mapping Technicians                              625   $27,778       7.4         435   $31,138       7.6

  LIFE, PHYSICAL, AND SOCIAL SCIENCE OCCUPATIONS
Agricultural and Food Scientists                               885   $36,906      81.0         765   $39,375      80.7
Biological Scientists                                          430   $38,995      91.4         320   $42,465      97.5
Conservation Scientists and Foresters                          330   $42,917      87.7         295   $45,208      88.6
Medical Scientists                                             185   $32,083     100.0         140   $41,875     100.0
Astronomers and Physicists                                     160   $47,045      82.3         125   $47,443      89.0
Atmospheric and Space Scientists                                95   $46,438      85.6          90   $46,875      92.2
Chemists and Materials Scientists                              440   $38,726      87.9         345   $40,724      89.9
Environmental Scientists and Geoscientists                     280   $42,216      90.7         255   $43,542      93.7
Physical Scientists, All Other                                 970   $31,017      97.8         690   $40,119      97.0
Economists                                                      90   $70,125     100.0          80   $70,417     100.0
Market/Survey Researchers                                      440   $46,071      68.2         355   $51,350      74.5
Psychologists                                                  405   $51,688     100.0         255   $62,188     100.0
Sociologists                                                    30   $50,750     100.0          30   $50,750     100.0
Urban and Regional Planners                                     95   $36,103      92.6          95   $36,103      92.6
Miscellaneous Social Scientists and Related Workers            195   $37,969      82.0         120   $39,350      95.9
Agricultural and Food Science Technicians                      545   $31,964      30.9         455   $35,819      28.9
Biological Technicians                                         175   $29,286      37.9         115   $34,125      46.9
Chemical Technicians                                           590   $40,551      23.1         505   $41,711      23.3
Geological and Petroleum Technicians                            45   $47,708       0.0          15   $51,250       0.0
Nuclear Technicians                                              4   $56,250       0.0           4   $56,250       0.0
Other Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians           950   $14,468      40.1         355   $30,980      39.6

  COMMUNITY AND SOCIAL SERVICES OCCUPATIONS
Counselors                                                   2,150   $31,881      75.3       1,370   $32,454      77.8
Social Workers                                               1,455   $28,353      76.9       1,095   $31,329      76.9
Misc. Community and Social Service Specialists                 910   $34,413      58.0         740   $36,276      65.0
Clergy                                                       4,410   $27,472      86.4       3,465   $30,147      88.0
Directors, Religious Activities and Education                  215   $30,179      79.4         150   $32,232      82.2
Religious Workers, All Other                                   215   $23,625      81.7         150   $32,958      88.1

  LEGAL OCCUPATIONS
Lawyers                                                      4,295   $75,514     100.0       3,705   $77,106     100.0
Judges, Magistrates, and Other Judicial Workers                275   $96,250      94.9         240   $98,148      97.9
Paralegals and Legal Assistants                                 85   $25,813      34.9          55   $28,000      24.1
Miscellaneous Legal Support Workers                            365   $22,292      71.3         205   $49,792      58.6



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; MALES

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

  EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND LIBRARY OCCUPATIONS
Postsecondary Teachers                                       9,450   $36,086      91.5       6,235   $47,656      93.2
Preschool and Kindergarten Teachers                             60   $21,750      41.7          50   $25,417      50.0
Elementary and Middle School Teachers                        8,325   $35,012      97.7       7,135   $36,262      98.1
Secondary School Teachers                                    4,240   $35,564      98.3       3,785   $36,571      98.5
Special Education Teachers                                     265   $34,875      96.2         230   $38,636      96.5
Other Teachers and Instructors                               1,265   $19,474      44.9         590   $40,893      45.6
Archivists, Curators, and Museum Technicians                    55   $30,625      63.6          40   $38,125      89.7
Librarians                                                     315   $32,313      85.2         210   $38,438      96.2
Library Technicians                                             40    $2,917      15.8           0         .        .
Teacher Assistants                                             450   $10,668      36.7         125   $14,107      31.7
Other Education, Training, and Library Workers                 330   $34,375      74.2         195   $44,028      69.7

  ARTS, DESIGN, ENTERTAINMENT, SPORTS, AND MEDIA
       OCCUPATIONS
Artists and Related Workers                                    770   $26,864      38.2         545   $31,709      43.9
Designers                                                    2,540   $31,498      40.2       1,880   $34,877      40.7
Actors                                                          25   $11,806      48.1           0         .        .
Producers and Directors                                        580   $28,224      78.4         435   $30,227      74.8
Athletes, Coaches, Umpires and Related Workers               1,105   $26,123      54.4         500   $36,400      69.9
Dancers and Choreographers                                      10   $21,250       0.0           0         .        .
Musicians, Singers and Related Workers                         500   $20,000      44.8         180   $33,000      38.2
Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related
  Workers, All Other                                            70    $7,368       8.8          25   $25,938      14.8
Announcers                                                     515   $21,250      38.1         295   $31,620      58.6
News Analysts, Reporters, and Correspondents                   570   $23,088      71.9         395   $26,218      86.0
Public Relations Specialists                                   495   $46,319      66.9         410   $50,870      73.2
Editors                                                        615   $31,071      77.9         495   $34,318      83.4
Technical Writers                                              370   $40,903      53.1         285   $42,903      53.9
Writers and Authors                                            435   $26,328      75.8         305   $38,207      83.8
Miscellaneous Media and Communication Workers                   75   $10,250      24.7          45   $17,083      20.9
Broadcast and Sound Engineering Technicians and
  Radio Operators                                              445   $30,329      35.3         340   $32,237      33.7
Photographers                                                  735   $30,491      40.9         580   $32,159      43.4
Television, Video and Motion Picture Camera
  Operators and Editors                                         80    $8,224      21.5          20   $42,813       0.0
Media and Communication Equipment Workers,
  All Other                                                      0         .        .            0         .        .

  HEALTHCARE PRACTIONERS AND TECHNICAL OCCUPATIONS
Chiropractors                                                  740   $51,481      99.7         550   $60,804     100.0
Dentists                                                     1,165  $100,962      98.5         670  $100,638     100.0
Dieticians and Nutritionists                                    95   $44,464      76.8          85   $45,750      74.4
Optometrists                                                   365   $91,800     100.0         270  $102,188     100.0
Pharmacists                                                  1,275   $61,407      94.3       1,030   $63,636      98.8
Physicians and Surgeons                                      4,335  $154,587      99.8       3,300  $157,411      99.8
Physician Assistants                                           215   $37,250      74.0         170   $54,091      73.5



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; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Podiatrists                                                    125  $100,865     100.0         120  $101,538     100.0
Registered Nurses                                            1,260   $36,849      47.8       1,030   $38,564      47.6
Audiologists                                                    30   $41,250     100.0          15   $41,042     100.0
Occupational Therapists                                         15   $50,139      94.1          15   $50,139      94.1
Physical Therapists                                            380   $56,618      96.3         345   $58,681      97.7
Radiation Therapists                                            15   $57,500     100.0          15   $57,500     100.0
Recreational Therapists                                         30   $30,625      72.4          30   $30,625      72.4
Respiratory Therapists                                         325   $36,497      27.7         290   $36,774      27.1
Speech-Language Pathologists                                    80   $43,750     100.0          40   $49,375     100.0
Therapists, All Others                                         105   $23,750      86.7          95   $24,773      88.5
Veterinarians                                                  865   $61,645      98.8         735   $65,438      98.6
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practioners,
  All Other                                                     20   $67,727      80.0          15   $68,295      73.3
Clinical Lab Technologists and Technicians                     780   $29,306      53.6         565   $34,896      55.9
Dental Hygienists                                               20   $15,000      50.0          10   $48,750       0.0
Diagnostic Related Technologists and Technicians               520   $37,606      31.3         405   $40,169      35.8
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics                   725   $28,885      19.3         520   $30,833      16.3
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practioners Support
  Technicians                                                  370   $19,766      34.3         220   $24,306      27.9
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses              290   $27,348      14.0         210   $30,667      11.0
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians              60   $20,156      33.3          55   $20,625      25.9
Opticians, Dispensing                                          155   $23,693      21.6         130   $24,922      25.2
Miscellaneous Health Technologists and Technicians             250   $32,500      33.1         180   $45,909      36.3
Other Healthcare Practioners and Technical
  Occupations                                                  425   $32,353      60.6         315   $40,156      65.2

HEALTHCARE SUPPORT OCCUPATIONS
Nursing, Psychiatric, and Home Health Aides                  2,370   $19,022      13.7       1,410   $24,345      11.6
Occupational Therapist Assistants and Aides                     15   $30,500      37.5          10   $31,250       0.0
Physical Therapist Assistants and Aides                        150   $15,078      38.9         105   $17,344      25.0
Massage Therapists                                              75   $25,625      80.0          60   $25,536     100.0
Dental Assistants                                               35    $9,479      21.2          10   $24,167       0.0
Medical Assistants and Other Healthcare Support
 Occupations                                                   575   $18,231      23.9         325   $23,445      19.6

  PROTECTIVE SERVICE OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Correctional
  Officers                                                     280   $37,857      41.1         255   $38,810      43.4
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Police and
  Detectives                                                   775   $42,232      24.1         725   $42,865      25.4
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Fire Fighting and
  Prevention Workers                                           245   $47,841      23.5         220   $50,139      25.1
Supervisors, Protective Service Workers, All Other             490   $35,882      44.1         430   $38,269      43.9
Fire Fighters                                                1,780   $39,219      12.9       1,645   $39,747      12.8
Fire Inspectors                                                100   $43,438       4.0          95   $44,219       0.0
Baliffs, Correctional Officers and Jailers                   2,220   $32,316      11.6       1,960   $32,817      10.5
Detectives and Criminal Investigators                          485   $44,955      47.3         445   $45,410      51.5
Fish and Game Wardens                                           30    $7,188      25.0          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; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Parking Enforcement Workers                                     15   $11,964       0.0           4   $23,750       0.0
Police and Sheriff Patrol Officers                           4,275   $35,740      26.9       3,855   $36,478      25.8
Transit and Railroad Police                                      0         .        .            0         .        .
Animal Control Workers                                          25    $7,250      39.1          10   $11,964      81.8
Private Detectives and Investigators                           225   $26,793      42.7         160   $32,426      47.8
Security Guards and Gaming Surveillance Officers             3,840   $17,681       9.6       2,185   $24,334       9.4
Crossing Guards                                                120    $4,333       6.8           4   $18,750       0.0
Lifeguards and Other Protective Service Workers                115    $7,500      10.3          35   $25,893      24.3

  FOOD PREPARATION AND SERVING RELATED OCCUPATIONS
Chefs and Head Cooks                                           755   $22,288      11.5         500   $25,795      11.0
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Food Preparation
  and Serving Workers                                        2,150   $19,448      11.3       1,560   $22,039      13.4
Cooks                                                        5,605   $12,704       4.6       2,770   $17,136       5.1
Food Preparation Workers                                     1,090   $10,425      14.0         470   $17,486      20.0
Bartenders                                                   1,915   $11,245      14.2         725   $17,299      10.3
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers,
  Including Fast Food                                          475    $9,295      11.5         155   $16,167      13.6
Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession and
  Coffee Shop                                                   90   $10,882      14.1          30   $15,972      16.7
Waiters and Waitresses                                       1,725    $9,640      17.0         560   $15,567      13.2
Food Servers, Nonrestaurant                                    280   $14,583      11.7         145   $23,403      11.1
Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender
  Helpers                                                      330   $10,662       6.6         130   $20,714       0.0
Dishwashers                                                  1,275    $8,271       1.3         410   $14,967       0.5
Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee
  Shop                                                          45   $13,155       0.0          20   $14,375       0.0
Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers,
  All Other                                                      0         .        .            0         .        .

  BUILDING AND GROUNDS CLEANING AND MAINTENANCE
    OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Housekeeping and
  Janitorial Workers                                         1,055   $26,803       6.9         805   $30,139       5.6
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Landscaping, Lawn
  Service, and Groundskeeping Workers                        1,160   $27,533      20.7         895   $30,241      22.4
Janitors and Building Cleaners                              16,420   $19,927       3.9      10,140   $23,947       3.1
Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners                              1,035   $16,640       4.0         535   $20,290       6.0
Pest Control Workers                                           385   $28,159      10.4         310   $28,679      12.6
Grounds Maintenance Workers                                  6,020   $15,052      10.8       2,625   $24,081      11.0

  PERSONAL CARE AND SERVICE OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Gaming Workers              380   $27,305      22.7         310   $29,766      26.9
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Personal Service
  Workers                                                      520   $26,936      16.7         390   $29,464      18.8
Animal Trainers                                                210   $21,544      11.9         145   $26,125      15.9
Nonfarm Animal Caretakers                                      485   $20,036      10.7         295   $27,545      11.8



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; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Gaming Workers                                                 535   $22,034      10.7         325   $24,004       9.2
Motion Picture Projectionists                                   25   $11,563       0.0          10   $11,250       0.0
Ushers,Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers                     120    $2,161      14.9          10   $26,250       0.0
Miscellaneous Entertainment Attendants and Related
  Workers                                                      375    $6,794      14.3          95   $27,583      34.0
Funeral Service Workers                                        110    $7,188      28.2          25   $32,000       7.7
Barbers                                                        595   $16,854       2.7         410   $21,328       2.9
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists                 410   $23,264       7.3         265   $24,135       3.4
Miscellaneous Personal Appearance Workers                       75   $11,875       0.0          35   $22,708       0.0
Baggage Porters, Bellhops, and Concierges                      115   $12,891       6.8          40   $26,964      15.8
Tour and Travel Guides                                          80    $3,589      24.1          15   $14,750      46.7
Transportation Attendants                                       75   $36,750      38.4          45   $42,946       9.3
Child Care Workers                                             500   $10,679      17.6         235   $15,313      18.6
Personal and Home Care Aides                                   360   $17,696      12.7         230   $20,515       8.3
Recreation and Fitness Workers                                 820   $25,793      51.5         485   $32,349      72.7
Residential Advisors                                           265   $11,645      25.1         110   $32,266      55.0
Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other                   210   $14,483       8.7          80   $21,957       7.3

  SALES AND RELATED OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Retail Sales
  Workers                                                   17,730   $31,943      21.9      15,685   $33,555      22.0
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Non-Retail Sales
  Workers                                                    6,920   $40,330      30.4       6,075   $41,628      31.4
Cashiers                                                     3,260   $14,323      11.5       1,485   $22,353      13.9
Counter and Rental Clerks                                      365   $12,179      18.3         185   $21,736      23.2
Parts Salespersons                                           1,695   $26,372       3.1       1,420   $28,087       2.5
Retail Salespersons                                         15,100   $25,209      21.2      10,135   $31,358      23.2
Advertising Sales Agents                                       835   $33,491      52.6         650   $38,125      50.9
Insurance Sales Agents                                       4,850   $43,939      51.8       3,780   $50,132      54.0
Securities, Commodities, and Finanancial Services
  Sales Agents                                               1,350   $50,396      67.9       1,095   $52,478      72.2
Travel Agents                                                  120   $24,500      42.4          70   $23,875      50.7
Sales Representatives, Services, All Other                   3,555   $36,145      36.7       2,820   $39,113      37.3
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing          11,485   $39,746      34.1       9,850   $41,427      35.6
Models, Demonstrators, and Product Promoters                   175    $4,393      11.3          65   $32,228      27.7
Real Estate Brokers and Sales Agents                         2,260   $37,005      41.0       1,685   $42,022      42.1
Sales Engineers                                                195   $42,426      60.0         180   $43,750      57.8
Telemarketers                                                1,170   $14,775      14.4         520   $26,205      17.8
Door-To-Door Sales Workers, News and Street Vendors
  and Related Workers                                        1,005   $12,183      10.8         385   $25,192      13.8
Sales and Related Workers, All Other                         1,070   $26,458      39.0         720   $35,475      46.3

OFFICE AND ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Office and
Administrative Support Workers                               5,010   $36,798      32.2       4,200   $39,454      31.6
Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service              75   $23,125      50.7          50   $33,750      38.0



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; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Telephone Operators                                            125   $20,313      27.0          85   $22,031      30.6
Communication Equipment Operators, All Other                     4   $23,750       0.0           4   $23,750       0.0
Bill and Account Collectors                                    480   $24,464      38.4         390   $26,081      32.6
Billing and Posting Clerks and Machine Operators               380   $28,363      21.3         270   $29,494      21.9
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks                 1,505   $22,074      25.1       1,025   $26,949      26.7
Gaming Cage Workers                                             20   $12,500      40.0          15   $22,188      61.5
Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks                                 115   $30,139      32.5          85   $35,568      40.0
Procurement Clerks                                             140   $30,417      38.7          90   $31,429      46.7
Tellers                                                        250   $11,500      22.6          75   $19,375      21.9
Brokerage Clerks                                                 4   $51,250       0.0           4   $51,250       0.0
Correspondence Clerks                                           15   $31,250     100.0          15   $31,250     100.0
Court, Municipal, and License Clerks                           100   $26,346      54.1          75   $28,000      64.9
Credit Authorizers, Checkers and Clerks                        145   $26,025      31.5         105   $26,806      31.7
Customer Service Representatives                             5,630   $24,657      27.8       3,940   $29,098      28.4
Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs                   80   $24,773      66.3          70   $32,500      61.4
File Clerks                                                    550   $15,288      34.0         230   $28,676      33.6
Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks                           265   $11,888      14.8         125   $25,345      14.3
Interviewers Except Eligibility and Loan                       490    $7,277      33.3         115   $17,171      40.7
Library Assistants, Clerical                                   180    $7,656      38.2          60   $22,868      42.4
Loan Interviewers and Clerks                                   135   $37,250      55.1         130   $37,813      58.1
New Account Clerks                                              15   $17,679       0.0           0         .        .
Order Clerks                                                   605   $22,113      10.6         470   $25,988      13.2
Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and
  Timekeeping                                                   65   $29,583      30.8          45   $31,313      46.5
Receptionists and Information Clerks                           665   $11,452      21.3         235   $26,154      24.6
Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and
  Travel Clerks                                                135   $25,893       8.1         105   $35,938       9.6
Information and Record Clerks, All Other                       120   $33,676      48.3          95   $35,500      40.6
Cargo and Freight Agents                                        50   $31,250      15.7          35   $33,750      22.2
Couriers and Messengers                                      1,155   $19,150      14.7         585   $29,250      21.0
Dispatchers                                                  1,205   $30,662      14.1       1,010   $31,170      12.4
Meter Readers, Utilities                                       455   $28,098       8.1         350   $30,938       3.7
Postal Service Clerks                                          790   $39,991      13.5         660   $40,454      12.7
Postal Service Mail Carriers                                 2,930   $38,974      13.8       2,525   $39,927      13.0
Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and
  Processing Machine Operators                                 885   $40,112       8.1         810   $40,640       8.0
Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks                  1,325   $35,691      30.5       1,120   $37,917      32.4
Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks                      4,690   $24,655       6.7       3,730   $26,243       6.3
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers                               6,720   $21,087       7.8       4,175   $25,557       8.8
Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers,
  Recordkeeping                                                490   $24,891       9.8         335   $30,625       9.6
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants                      990   $26,628      25.1         660   $32,880      27.5
Computer Operators                                           1,280   $29,297      27.6         980   $32,757      28.2
Data Entry Keyers                                            1,015   $19,497      19.3         545   $26,042      22.6
Word Processors and Typists                                     60   $15,333      29.3          20   $51,094       0.0
Desktop Publishers                                              35   $13,750       0.0          15   $36,250       0.0
Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks                  465   $28,906      34.3         385   $33,026      37.2



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

          IOWA; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except
  Postal Service                                               780   $20,794       7.5         540   $22,951       5.5
Office Clerks, General                                       1,550   $17,817      28.5         755   $27,768      31.2
Office Machine Operators, Except Computer                      215   $18,854       8.3         130   $21,667       3.1
Proofreaders and Copy Markers                                   20   $23,500      35.0          20   $23,500      35.0
Statistical Assistants                                          90   $27,273      21.7          60   $45,147      22.4
Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other         1,295   $31,658      41.6         950   $36,127      44.9

FARMING, FISHING, AND FORESTRY OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Farming, Fishing
  and Forestry Workers                                         500   $28,469      22.8         340   $31,957      16.4
Agricultural Inspectors                                        155   $41,000      26.3         130   $41,917      26.7
Animal Breeders                                                100   $22,500       9.8          85   $26,250      11.8
Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products                     285   $25,513      10.5         175   $30,865      10.3
Miscellaneous Agricultural Workers                           8,745   $18,234       8.7       5,360   $22,138       9.2
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                                170   $20,000      13.7         100   $26,964      12.2
Logging Workers                                                335   $21,552       3.3         210   $23,462       0.0

CONSTRUCTION AND EXTRACTION WORKERS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Construction
  Trades and Extraction Workers                              9,155   $36,081       7.5       6,955   $38,684       8.4
Boilermakers                                                   140   $35,875       3.5          80   $37,308       3.8
Brickmasons, Blockmasons, and Stonemasons                    1,705   $25,260       3.7         965   $30,780       2.7
Carpenters                                                  16,125   $24,324       6.3      10,205   $28,063       6.4
Carpet, Floor and Tile Installers and Finishers              2,000   $26,331       4.1       1,260   $28,212       4.3
Cement Masons, Concrete Finishers, and Terrazzo
  Workers                                                    1,305   $24,988       1.8         565   $27,623       1.1
Contruction Laborers                                        12,405   $21,903       4.0       6,450   $26,920       4.3
Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators             155   $28,894      10.2          20   $29,500       0.0
Pile-Driver Operators                                            0         .        .            0         .        .
Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment
  Operators                                                  5,820   $29,063       2.1       3,685   $29,801       2.4
Drywall Installers, Ceiling Tile Installers, and
  Tapers                                                     1,515   $25,924       2.3       1,045   $28,568       3.4
Electricians                                                 8,220   $33,797       5.6       6,625   $35,901       4.9
Glaziers                                                       430   $28,097       1.9         345   $30,125       2.3
Insulation Workers                                             445   $21,591       4.3         310   $27,222       0.0
Painters, Construction and Maintenance                       3,430   $21,590       7.4       1,765   $27,431       7.5
Paperhangers                                                    80   $34,205      13.6          60   $35,278      18.3
Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters          5,610   $30,400       3.2       4,225   $31,718       3.6
Plasterers and Stucco Masons                                   210   $31,792       0.0         140   $36,574       0.0
Reinforcing Iron Workers                                        45   $13,750       0.0          10   $30,833       0.0
Roofers                                                      2,105   $18,360       2.9         950   $24,040       2.6
Sheet Metal Workers                                          1,760   $29,341       3.6       1,265   $31,851       2.3
Structural Iron and Steel Workers                              895   $30,120       2.0         520   $31,887       1.5
Helpers, Construction Trades                                   280   $18,864       1.8         125   $23,750       4.0
Construction and Building Inspectors                           660   $35,813      25.3         555   $36,901      28.2
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; MALES

                                                                               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                            150   $31,250      12.2         135   $32,083      13.2
Highway Maintenance Workers                                  1,855   $27,162       3.0       1,510   $27,740       2.0
Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment
  Operators                                                    220   $31,414       0.0         125   $35,197       0.0
Septic Tank Services and Sewer Pipe Cleaners                   150   $23,750       0.0         120   $30,643       0.0
Miscellaneous Construction and Related Workers                 295   $26,855       0.0         210   $29,773       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                                                      80   $37,031       2.5          65   $41,161       3.1
Mining Machine Operators                                       120   $27,708       0.0          90   $30,694       0.0
Roof Bolters, Mining                                             0         .        .            0         .        .
Roustabouts, Oil and Gas                                         0         .        .            0         .        .
Helpers - Extraction Workers                                     0         .        .            0         .        .
Other Extraction Workers                                        60   $30,054       9.8          50   $30,543      11.5

INSTALLATION, MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Mechanics,
  Installers and Repairers                                   4,055   $37,270       7.1       3,660   $38,015       7.7
Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine
  Repairers                                                  2,140   $29,409      10.1       1,575   $32,196      10.2
Radio and Telecommunications Equipment Installers
  and Repairers                                              1,625   $37,694       8.0       1,370   $40,796       8.8
Avionics Technicians                                            75   $31,900       5.4          65   $32,050       0.0
Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related  Repairers             280   $29,722       7.9         230   $31,607       7.4
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Transportation
  Equipment                                                     40    $9,063       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                                                     160   $25,500       3.2         120   $26,800       4.2
Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers
  and Repairers                                                350   $20,703       4.0         260   $23,071       0.8
Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers                     185   $35,337       3.2         160   $35,769       0.0
Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians                     470   $36,284       4.5         405   $37,591       5.2
Automotive Body and Related Repairers                        2,415   $25,461       1.3       2,030   $26,769       1.0
Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers                      140   $27,958       4.3         110   $28,869       0.0
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics                10,970   $24,553       2.3       9,070   $26,312       2.1
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine
  Specialists                                                4,665   $29,829       1.3       3,930   $30,992       1.5
Heavy Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Service
  Technicians and Mechanics                                  3,515   $30,365       2.1       2,925   $31,263       2.3
Small Engine Mechanics                                         745   $21,596       5.2         540   $23,542       3.3
Miscellaneous Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Mechanics,
  Installers, and Repairers                                    805   $21,374       2.9         580   $22,464       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; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Control and Valve Installers and Repairers                     245   $36,914       2.8         235   $37,250       3.0
Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration
  Mechanics and Installers                                   2,695   $30,354       5.0       2,220   $31,622       5.4
Home Appliance Repairers                                       670   $26,901       6.0         505   $29,425       3.7
Industrial and Refractory Machinery Mechanics                6,740   $33,846       4.3       5,705   $35,425       3.7
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General                      5,115   $27,291       4.1       3,835   $30,034       3.1
Maintenance Workers, Machinery                                 330   $30,761       2.4         295   $31,196       2.7
Millwrights                                                    760   $34,706       1.8         560   $37,644       0.9
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers               1,770   $42,057       2.5       1,550   $43,964       2.8
Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers             1,615   $28,373       3.8       1,265   $30,765       3.8
Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers                   575   $31,289      16.4         400   $36,417      14.1
Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and
  Repairers                                                    565   $24,957       4.4         435   $26,996       4.6
Commercial Divers                                                4   $36,250       0.0           0         .        .
Locksmiths and Safe Repairers                                  135   $28,295      15.7         100   $30,043       0.0
Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers               140   $30,040       0.0         120   $30,625       0.0
Riggers                                                         15   $32,813       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         130   $19,219       0.0          80   $21,830       0.0
Other Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers          2,100   $25,587       3.3       1,535   $27,996       3.6

PRODUCTION OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Production and
  Operating Workers                                         14,260   $38,307      13.6      12,645   $39,192      13.8
Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems
  Assemblers                                                     4   $30,625       0.0           4   $31,875       0.0
Electrical, Electronics, and Electromechanical
  Assemblers                                                 1,810   $29,082       2.5       1,480   $30,605       1.6
Engine and Other Machines Assemblers                           540   $37,159       2.0         420   $38,276       0.5
Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters                       320   $25,750       3.4         270   $27,094       4.1
Miscellaneous Assemblers and Fabricators                    11,885   $26,304       3.9       8,440   $28,999       4.0
Bakers                                                         735   $23,446       8.7         530   $26,380      10.0
Butchers and Other Meat, Poultry, and Fish Processing
  Workers                                                    7,885   $22,450       2.2       5,405   $25,163       2.1
Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine
  Operators and Tenders                                        210   $27,431       5.2         195   $27,976       4.6
Food Batchmakers                                               745   $27,058       0.8         560   $31,440       1.1
Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders                     125   $30,347       6.5          90   $32,292       9.0
Computer Control Programmers and Operators                     605   $31,123       5.6         540   $31,474       6.3
Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                               175   $31,875       4.5         160   $32,292       5.0
Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Metal and Plastic                                            210   $30,446       2.4         190   $29,750       2.6
Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Metal and Plastic                                            195   $30,820       8.1         190   $31,172       8.5
Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters,
  Operators and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                   2,020   $25,313       3.6       1,565   $27,006       2.4



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; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                               260   $23,900       1.2         185   $26,154       1.6
Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine
  Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal
   and Plastic                                                 895   $22,517       1.2         640   $25,423       1.4
Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                               350   $29,750       4.9         280   $30,242       6.0
Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                    30   $31,375       0.0          25   $31,875       0.0
Machinists                                                   7,175   $31,298       3.7       5,810   $32,204       3.7
Metal Furnace and Kiln Operators and Tenders                   515   $30,262       6.2         420   $31,411       7.6
Model Makers and Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic              225   $41,411       2.7         175   $41,210       3.4
Molders and Molding Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                 1,590   $27,454       4.3       1,230   $30,348       4.3
Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Metal and Plastic                                             95   $36,538       5.2          70   $40,063       7.0
Tool and Die Makers                                          1,865   $36,606       4.4       1,640   $37,193       4.6
Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Workers                     11,045   $27,363       1.9       8,750   $28,930       2.1
Heat Treating Equipment Equipment Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                               165   $35,234       7.9         140   $36,641       9.4
Lay-Out Workers, Metal and Plastic                              40   $21,964      20.5          20   $38,333       0.0
Plating and Coating Machine Setters, operators, and
  Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                   185   $26,548      16.3         145   $27,469      20.4
Tool Grinders, Filers and Sharpeners                           195   $26,453       4.1         120   $27,326       6.7
Metalworkers and Plastic Workers, All Others                 6,010   $30,099       3.2       4,975   $31,291       3.2
Bookbinders and Bindery Workers                                415   $30,281       7.2         330   $32,616       9.1
Job Printers                                                   710   $27,745       8.5         605   $29,592       5.3
Prepress Technicians and Workers                               490   $29,327      12.9         370   $30,952      14.4
Printing Machine Operators                                   2,855   $30,335       3.0       2,345   $31,352       3.3
Laundry and Dry Cleaning Workers                               540   $18,269       3.9         295   $23,717       5.7
Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials              280   $26,136       4.7         215   $25,893       6.1
Sewing Machine Operators                                       310   $22,153       2.9         210   $26,477       0.9
Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers                          50   $15,625      15.7          35   $26,563       2.7
Shoe Machine Operators and Tenders                               4   $18,750       0.0           4   $18,750       0.0
Tailors, Dressmakers, and Sewers                                35   $29,722      25.0          35   $30,000      26.5
Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and
  Tenders                                                       20   $25,000       0.0          15   $32,500       0.0
Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders                                                       65   $18,472       0.0          40   $20,000       0.0
Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters,
  Operators, and Tenders                                        10   $25,000       0.0          10   $25,000       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                            0         .        .            0         .        .
Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers                                 0         .        .            0         .        .
Upholsterers                                                   430   $23,239       4.7         320   $25,335       3.8
Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other            70   $24,211      13.9          50   $23,816       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; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters                             825   $25,380       4.5         645   $26,520       5.0
Furniture Finishers                                            235   $18,490       7.7         115   $19,115       4.3
Model Makers and Patternmakers, Wood                            20   $10,250       0.0           4   $40,417       0.0
Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood           540   $22,102       3.0         395   $24,608       1.3
Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Except Sawing                                                405   $21,289       2.7         300   $22,436       2.0
Woodworkers, All Other                                         400   $15,542      23.3         230   $25,117      25.1
Power Plant Operators, Distributors, and Dispatchers           500   $46,723      10.2         455   $47,411      11.2
Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators                      970   $32,093       4.9         830   $32,808       4.5
Water and Liquid Waste Treatment Plant and System
  Workers                                                      935   $30,568       9.4         825   $31,203       8.3
Miscellaneous Plant and System Operators                       375   $40,490      13.0         285   $41,380      12.5
Chemical Processing Machine Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders                                                  570   $36,696      14.5         490   $39,531      15.5
Crushing, Grinding, Polishing, Mixing, and Blending
  Workers                                                    1,815   $26,654       3.9       1,375   $28,915       3.1
Cutting Workers                                              1,075   $23,792       0.4         800   $26,453       0.5
Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine
  Setters, Operators, and Tenders                              665   $26,250       7.2         505   $28,327       5.7
Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and
  Tenders                                                      195   $28,000       7.2         140   $30,852       5.0
Inspectors, Testers, Sorter, Samplers, and Weighers          5,890   $30,716      11.5       4,410   $32,931      12.0
Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers                   95   $30,294      14.9          80   $30,074      12.7
Medical, Dental and Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians          355   $25,000      11.9         255   $28,043       3.5
Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders          2,815   $23,205       4.2       1,965   $25,000       4.2
Painting Workers                                             2,325   $25,349       2.9       1,825   $27,508       3.0
Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine
  Workers                                                      220   $20,655      26.5         170   $23,029      23.4
Semiconductor Processors                                         4   $16,250       0.0           0         .        .
Cementing and Gluing Machine Operators and Tenders             115   $30,156       0.0         105   $30,074       0.0
Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment
  Operators and Tenders                                        160   $23,542       4.4          55   $30,250       0.0
Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders            40   $34,904       0.0          35   $35,556       0.0
Etchers and Engravers                                           90   $16,591      16.7          40   $28,500      26.3
Molders, Shapers, and Casters, except Metal and
  Plastic                                                      305   $21,141      11.8         180   $23,971      16.1
Paper Goods Machines Setters, Operators, and Tenders           295   $26,250       5.4         220   $29,531       3.6
Tire Builders                                                  690   $31,949       1.3         465   $32,390       0.6
Helpers-Production Workers                                     220   $30,352       0.0         170   $30,655       0.0
Production Workers, All Other                               13,515   $27,147       4.3      10,010   $30,614       4.5

TRANSPORTATION AND MATERIAL MOVING OCCUPATIONS
Supervisors, Transportation and Material Moving
  Workers                                                    1,965   $34,003      12.4       1,710   $35,162      13.2
Aircraft Pilots and Flight Engineers                           635   $47,006      42.4         470   $49,306      43.7
Air Traffic Controllers and Airfield Operations
  Specialists                                                  135   $55,341      27.1         105   $60,326      21.7



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

          IOWA; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency
  Medical Technicians                                           30   $18,750      16.1          15   $40,750       0.0
Bus Drivers                                                  2,915   $12,401      13.1         860   $26,224      11.9
Driver/Sales Workers and Truck Drivers                      44,575   $28,136       4.0      31,195   $31,456       3.7
Taxi Drivers and Chauffers                                     920   $11,358      10.8         370   $20,506       3.8
Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other                             290    $4,882      13.5          40   $30,000       7.1
Locomotive Engineers and Operators                             940   $54,934       7.2         745   $58,618       8.0
Railroad Brake, Signal, and Switch Operators                   255   $42,216       0.0         190   $45,000       0.0
Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters                            820   $51,082       8.6         750   $51,458       9.3
Subway, Streetcar, and Other Rail Transportation
  Workers                                                       75   $38,011      13.0          45   $39,821      22.7
Sailors and Marine Oilers                                      165   $17,548       1.2         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   $41,333      13.0          55   $41,417      13.2
Parking Lot Attendants                                         240   $14,938      12.1         100   $22,404       5.9
Service Station Attendants                                     495   $14,849       2.4         295   $19,500       2.0
Transportation Inspectors                                      260   $36,333      16.4         225   $36,875      19.1
Other Transportation Workers                                    35   $37,500       0.0          20   $41,607       0.0
Conveyor Operators and Tenders                                 140   $26,307       2.1         110   $27,045       0.0
Crane and Tower Operators                                      865   $33,665       2.0         670   $36,146       1.9
Dredge, Excavating, and Loading Machine Operators              725   $27,425       2.3         425   $30,536       1.7
Hoist and Winch Operators                                       25   $25,417       0.0          15   $31,094       0.0
Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators                       7,020   $26,511       3.4       5,430   $28,246       3.2
Cleaners of  Vehicles and Equipment                          2,670   $18,443       2.7       1,650   $22,850       3.4
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Materials Movers,
  Hand                                                      22,310   $23,176       3.2      14,775   $27,130       2.8
Machine Feeders and Offbearers                                 320   $26,282       5.7         235   $27,019       3.4
Packers and Packagers, Hand                                  2,025   $17,922       4.5       1,135   $24,527       4.0
Pumping Station Operators                                      105   $51,797      24.8          85   $55,694      31.3
Refuse and Recyclable Materials Collectors                   1,320   $22,430       2.1         920   $27,038       1.1
Shuttle Car Operators                                           20   $11,042       0.0          10   $13,333       0.0
Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders                               90   $26,786       0.0          70   $29,107       0.0
Material Moving Workers, All Other                             675   $28,464       2.8         495   $31,111       0.4

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