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

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


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

21 to 74 years                                           6,081,665   $28,496      30.6   3,931,495   $36,074      33.4

  MANAGEMENT OCCUPATIONS
Chief executives                                            58,375   $90,862      63.8      49,975   $97,008      65.4
General and Operations Managers                             43,365   $58,073      49.9      38,205   $60,846      50.1
Legislators                                                    550   $40,417      53.6         305   $60,167      70.6
Advertising and Promotions Managers                          5,970   $44,492      74.4       4,435   $50,297      76.1
Marketing and Sales Managers                                61,985   $56,811      67.4      49,920   $62,123      68.1
Public Relations Managers                                    3,300   $48,858      63.9       2,730   $51,291      62.9
Administrative Services Managers                             4,120   $47,642      43.2       3,385   $50,987      45.0
Computer and Information Systems Managers                   18,165   $68,399      67.9      15,820   $70,802      68.6
Financial Managers                                          53,985   $49,917      59.0      45,170   $52,598      60.7
Human Resources Managers                                    21,625   $45,167      50.3      16,730   $50,812      53.3
Industrial Production Managers                              16,685   $54,069      41.9      14,850   $55,837      42.6
Purchasing Managers                                          8,565   $50,774      51.2       7,600   $52,067      52.6
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers          11,865   $42,119      26.0      10,245   $44,457      26.5
Farm, Ranch, and Other Agricultural Managers                 7,070   $30,843      24.3       5,105   $34,443      26.2
Farmers and Ranchers                                        25,835   $21,152      15.9      17,490   $24,638      17.0
Construction Managers                                       23,865   $51,010      30.2      18,630   $56,389      32.6
Education Administrators                                    32,520   $46,246      78.1      22,255   $50,958      81.4
Engineering Managers                                         7,705   $77,774      72.6       6,960   $79,375      73.7
Food Service Managers                                       29,970   $27,535      20.3      21,040   $31,485      21.5
Funeral Directors                                            2,295   $48,000      34.3       1,780   $52,007      34.1
Gaming Managers                                              1,080   $29,792      28.5         730   $41,354      27.6
Lodging Managers                                             3,760   $29,718      34.7       2,665   $33,255      36.0
Medical and Health Services Managers                        18,040   $44,346      57.1      14,630   $48,121      58.2
Natural Sciences Managers                                    1,025   $71,014      82.9         895   $72,429      84.7
Postmasters and Mail Superintendents                         1,885   $42,263      12.5       1,385   $45,017      15.2
Property, Real Estate, and Community Association
  Managers                                                  14,480   $37,343      43.3      10,680   $41,552      44.1
Social and Community Service Managers                       12,295   $37,254      65.9       9,325   $41,615      69.1
Managers, All Other                                         93,340   $51,842      52.7      76,655   $56,824      53.8

  BUSINESS AND FINANCIAL OPERATIONS OCCUPATIONS
Agents and Business Managers of Artists,Performers,
  and Athletes                                               1,285   $35,132      55.1         870   $43,013      58.1
Purchasing Agents and Buyers, Farm Products                    715   $36,150      32.3         590   $40,120      30.2
Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products           10,485   $31,501      34.9       7,330   $36,788      38.4
Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and
  Farm Products                                             13,190   $37,219      34.9      10,970   $39,842      34.9
Claims Adusters, Appraisers, Examiners, and
  Investigators                                             15,775   $34,204      41.5      12,470   $36,448      41.9
Compliance Officers, Except Agriculture, Construction,
  Health and Safety, and Transportation                      4,380   $43,919      50.1       3,485   $48,110      52.5
Cost Estimators                                              4,500   $45,583      30.4       3,590   $50,249      31.3





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.)

          ILLINOIS; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Human Resources, Training, and Labor Relations
  Specialists                                               45,830   $36,893      52.8      33,885   $41,196      53.4
Logisticians                                                 1,655   $42,885      47.1       1,330   $46,318      48.2
Management Analysts                                         35,235   $56,254      81.4      24,990   $65,150      82.3
Meeting and Convention Planners                              2,490   $32,021      48.6       1,805   $36,344      51.9
Other Business Operations Specialists                       11,295   $34,362      38.6       8,255   $37,780      38.1
Accountants and Auditors                                    91,345   $40,152      74.6      68,355   $44,657      76.2
Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate                      4,475   $35,689      45.3       3,245   $44,175      49.4
Budget Analysts                                              1,265   $40,938      60.2         985   $45,795      63.5
Credit Analysts                                              1,905   $35,112      60.9       1,520   $36,135      59.4
Financial Analysts                                           3,365   $52,144      82.2       2,400   $60,880      82.9
Personal Financial Advisors                                 11,695   $56,878      77.3       8,760   $65,966      79.4
Insurance Underwriters                                       5,775   $40,059      54.6       4,785   $41,661      55.5
Financial Examiners                                            680   $55,597      78.6         555   $56,728      79.7
Loan Counselors and Officers                                16,185   $37,496      46.7      12,900   $41,053      49.4
Tax Examiners, Collectors, and Revenue Agents                2,110   $43,551      54.4       1,730   $45,854      57.2
Tax Preparers                                                4,885   $15,762      47.7       1,955   $40,000      59.9
Financial Specialists, All Other                             1,630   $40,041      58.8       1,285   $42,248      62.1

  COMPUTER AND MATHEMATICAL OCCUPATIONS
Computer Scientists and System Analyts                      40,995   $51,952      66.6      32,185   $56,420      66.6
Computer Programmers                                        36,680   $51,217      68.3      27,960   $54,386      68.7
Computer Software Engineers                                 32,075   $60,181      78.7      25,825   $62,556      78.3
Computer Support Specialists                                17,960   $40,027      43.7      13,530   $42,568      42.8
Database Administrators                                      4,250   $50,229      71.2       3,290   $55,481      69.8
Network and Computer Systems Administrators                  9,385   $46,202      48.7       7,685   $48,537      49.3
Network Systems and Data Communication Analysts             15,640   $47,325      56.1      11,970   $51,597      55.4
Actuaries                                                    2,240   $61,148      95.3       1,770   $71,618      94.7
Mathematicians                                                  80   $82,857      71.3          55  $102,188      58.2
Operations Research Analysts                                 4,330   $50,009      65.4       3,285   $52,664      62.8
Statisticians                                                1,175   $51,487      83.8         920   $53,106      86.3
Miscellaneous Mathematical Science Occupations                 205   $33,641      66.2         125   $37,031      54.3

ARCHITECTURE, ENGINEERING OCCUPATIONS
Architects, Except Naval                                     9,975   $46,798      87.7       7,550   $53,892      91.6
Surveyors, Cartographers, and Photogrammetrists              1,310   $41,327      75.1       1,035   $46,775      77.2
Aerospace Engineers                                          1,645   $56,694      70.6       1,330   $60,174      74.8
Agricultural Engineers                                         285   $50,822      79.1         250   $51,250      81.3
Biomedical Engineers                                           430   $52,692      63.3         395   $52,470      61.7
Chemical Engineers                                           3,775   $65,113      88.9       3,260   $67,104      90.5
Civil Engineers                                             12,175   $52,222      78.1      10,015   $56,373      79.6
Computer Hardware Engineers                                  2,165   $47,479      62.5       1,585   $53,802      67.2
Electrical and Electronic Engineers                         15,145   $60,313      73.4      12,945   $62,229      74.3
Environmental Engineers                                      1,280   $52,153      77.5       1,060   $55,582      79.0
Industrial Engineers, Including Health and Safety            9,075   $51,166      61.6       7,745   $52,151      61.7
Marine Engineers and Naval Architects                           70   $41,528      30.6          60   $41,806      22.0





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.)

          ILLINOIS; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Materials Engineers                                          1,775   $51,870      56.0       1,520   $55,882      55.5
Mechanical Engineers                                        15,045   $53,905      65.9      12,845   $56,117      66.7
Mining and Geological Engineers,Including Mining
  Safety Engineers                                             180   $60,208      68.9         165   $60,938      69.3
Nuclear Engineers                                              380   $71,648      82.2         325   $71,080      79.2
Petroleum Engineers                                            125   $64,583      76.8          90   $74,875      73.0
Engineers, All Others                                       13,740   $57,011      74.2      11,140   $61,174      75.0
Drafters                                                     8,765   $32,935      23.8       6,385   $36,686      21.3
Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters                    17,495   $36,190      19.8      13,525   $39,685      19.3
Surveying and Mapping Technicians                            1,905   $34,375       6.8       1,300   $40,406       6.2

  LIFE, PHYSICAL, AND SOCIAL SCIENCE OCCUPATIONS
Agricultural and Food Scientists                             1,300   $40,080      76.0         870   $45,371      81.6
Biological Scientists                                        3,010   $36,296      91.4       2,170   $41,221      93.5
Conservation Scientists and Foresters                          585   $37,557      78.2         465   $41,917      76.9
Medical Scientists                                           2,975   $41,236      99.3       2,205   $48,578      99.0
Astronomers and Physicists                                     990   $58,854      97.5         775   $66,591      98.4
Atmospheric and Space Scientists                               245   $52,857      91.4         190   $51,838      92.6
Chemists and Materials Scientists                            6,420   $45,954      89.1       5,215   $50,617      89.0
Environmental Scientists and Geoscientists                   2,110   $46,903      90.4       1,710   $49,754      91.3
Physical Scientists, All Other                               5,990   $32,440      98.2       4,035   $44,004      99.1
Economists                                                   1,170   $62,500     100.0       1,030   $66,213     100.0
Market/Survey Researchers                                    5,990   $42,175      72.7       4,205   $51,017      74.2
Psychologists                                                7,460   $41,848      98.2       3,770   $51,325      97.8
Sociologists                                                   105   $55,125      94.4          80   $57,250      92.7
Urban and Regional Planners                                    980   $51,107      94.9         800   $56,923      94.8
Miscellaneous Social Scientists and Related Workers          1,025   $30,224      90.7         630   $39,561      94.9
Agricultural and Food Science Technicians                    1,580   $29,250      30.4       1,105   $32,412      30.6
Biological Technicians                                         840   $27,993      36.4         580   $32,477      35.6
Chemical Technicians                                         4,500   $38,587      33.5       3,440   $41,366      32.5
Geological and Petroleum Technicians                           405   $41,786      36.4         255   $50,278      37.0
Nuclear Technicians                                            165   $42,063      37.7         115   $41,688      35.7
Other Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians         5,450   $23,582      41.9       2,850   $32,297      38.4

  COMMUNITY AND SOCIAL SERVICES OCCUPATIONS
Counselors                                                  21,980   $27,370      72.7      12,235   $31,014      72.1
Social Workers                                              35,035   $29,402      73.0      23,485   $32,006      72.6
Misc. Community and Social Service Specialists              11,380   $26,735      54.4       7,310   $32,244      60.2
Clergy                                                      16,365   $26,927      78.9      11,995   $30,596      81.6
Directors, Religious Activities and Education                2,245   $27,564      67.5       1,415   $32,206      68.6
Religious Workers, All Other                                 3,690   $21,107      62.3       1,825   $30,962      65.5

  LEGAL OCCUPATIONS
Lawyers                                                     48,250   $81,210      99.8      39,720   $91,365      99.9
Judges, Magistrates, and Other Judicial Workers              2,430   $72,768      83.4       2,000   $88,182      86.3
Paralegals and Legal Assistants                             11,380   $31,231      51.7       7,785   $36,093      47.3
Miscellaneous Legal Support Workers                         10,020   $26,610      41.8       5,780   $31,699      32.0





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.)

          ILLINOIS; BOTH SEXES

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

  EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND LIBRARY OCCUPATIONS
Postsecondary Teachers                                      58,550   $32,154      92.1      34,490   $46,871      93.6
Preschool and Kindergarten Teachers                         19,385   $13,903      44.8      10,610   $18,646      43.2
Elementary and Middle School Teachers                      136,130   $32,262      95.9      92,300   $36,001      96.7
Secondary School Teachers                                   42,680   $37,655      96.5      32,830   $40,976      97.5
Special Education Teachers                                   9,000   $31,664      91.4       6,665   $33,861      93.9
Other Teachers and Instructors                              22,395   $14,592      55.1       8,300   $31,828      53.7
Archivists, Curators, and Museum Technicians                 1,605   $26,819      77.5         960   $32,902      74.3
Librarians                                                   9,080   $27,213      78.8       4,515   $36,211      86.3
Library Technicians                                          1,895    $9,323      25.3         570   $24,627      33.0
Teacher Assistants                                          39,330   $11,177      22.5       8,000   $18,001      18.0
Other Education, Training, and Library Workers               2,285   $32,054      74.5       1,140   $44,976      69.9

  ARTS, DESIGN, ENTERTAINMENT, SPORTS, AND MEDIA
       OCCUPATIONS
Artists and Related Workers                                  9,390   $26,122      52.6       5,370   $37,353      54.1
Designers                                                   35,430   $29,747      49.3      21,860   $36,697      50.9
Actors                                                       1,255   $14,145      65.2         255   $34,702      68.2
Producers and Directors                                      5,440   $35,062      74.9       3,570   $41,808      77.5
Athletes, Coaches, Umpires and Related Workers               6,310   $17,097      51.2       2,275   $36,144      59.6
Dancers and Choreographers                                     830   $19,605      13.9         180   $26,034      23.1
Musicians, Singers and Related Workers                       6,420   $16,041      55.0       2,030   $33,039      58.2
Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related
  Workers, All Other                                         1,150   $14,364      37.1         430   $29,628      35.0
Announcers                                                   2,220   $20,876      36.2       1,065   $31,628      43.8
News Analysts, Reporters, and Correspondents                 3,795   $31,989      78.5       2,390   $39,900      83.5
Public Relations Specialists                                 6,265   $35,394      75.6       4,080   $42,121      79.2
Editors                                                      9,900   $34,382      84.1       6,605   $40,298      87.1
Technical Writers                                            2,880   $41,193      73.0       1,965   $46,498      71.5
Writers and Authors                                          7,485   $30,762      85.2       4,205   $37,297      84.2
Miscellaneous Media and Communication Workers                2,300   $19,877      45.9         825   $30,649      46.9
Broadcast and Sound Engineering Technicians and
  Radio Operators                                            3,375   $32,249      36.4       2,350   $39,351      35.6
Photographers                                                5,465   $24,809      42.2       2,965   $35,996      48.8
Television, Video and Motion Picture Camera
  Operators and Editors                                      1,280   $37,051      60.4         670   $46,845      64.9
Media and Communication Equipment Workers,
  All Other                                                      4   $18,750       0.0           4   $18,750       0.0

  HEALTHCARE PRACTIONERS AND TECHNICAL OCCUPATIONS
Chiropractors                                                2,045   $56,960      96.1       1,440   $66,425      97.3
Dentists                                                     7,630   $92,199      99.9       4,280  $101,301      99.8
Dieticians and Nutritionists                                 3,200   $28,370      71.4       1,790   $34,717      65.4
Optometrists                                                 1,450   $72,261     100.0         970   $85,260     100.0
Pharmacists                                                  8,700   $65,848      98.0       6,330   $70,186      98.2
Physicians and Surgeons                                     32,275  $104,586      99.4      22,750  $123,207      99.5
Physician Assistants                                         2,095   $30,085      55.4       1,300   $38,883      56.5





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.)

          ILLINOIS; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Podiatrists                                                    630   $60,625      98.7         435   $81,397     100.0
Registered Nurses                                          114,955   $36,914      56.3      65,315   $42,703      56.1
Audiologists                                                   595   $35,098      94.9         270   $47,105      95.6
Occupational Therapists                                      3,015   $36,711      85.3       1,355   $44,863      88.8
Physical Therapists                                          5,815   $41,151      87.6       3,370   $50,066      86.7
Radiation Therapists                                           450   $41,111      49.6         330   $43,359      50.0
Recreational Therapists                                        920   $26,224      66.1         605   $30,000      71.4
Respiratory Therapists                                       3,825   $32,319      26.7       2,420   $36,910      31.1
Speech-Language Pathologists                                 4,935   $36,435      97.4       1,820   $41,411      96.2
Therapists, All Others                                       3,550   $27,852      77.0       1,980   $32,289      79.2
Veterinarians                                                2,225   $56,270      99.5       1,645   $66,066      99.3
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practioners,
  All Other                                                    295   $18,380      79.5         160   $21,845      81.8
Clinical Lab Technologists and Technicians                  14,325   $31,154      59.7       9,210   $35,862      59.5
Dental Hygienists                                            4,885   $29,795      27.1       1,500   $40,690      31.7
Diagnostic Related Technologists and Technicians            10,285   $31,731      18.2       6,345   $36,687      20.3
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics                 4,750   $27,036      14.9       3,575   $30,582      13.3
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practioners Support
  Technicians                                               14,645   $18,772      15.6       7,835   $24,024      12.5
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses           21,990   $23,666       7.6      12,675   $27,134       7.5
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians           4,215   $19,144      15.1       2,635   $22,097      15.8
Opticians, Dispensing                                        2,115   $20,418      15.7       1,245   $23,820      17.2
Miscellaneous Health Technologists and Technicians           4,360   $24,047      27.8       2,815   $27,712      26.0
Other Healthcare Practioners and Technical
  Occupations                                                2,625   $34,338      60.2       1,775   $40,931      61.9

HEALTHCARE SUPPORT OCCUPATIONS
Nursing, Psychiatric, and Home Health Aides                 72,435   $15,376       7.6      35,435   $20,334       8.2
Occupational Therapist Assistants and Aides                    625   $23,784      14.9         220   $30,833      16.4
Physical Therapist Assistants and Aides                      2,490   $21,995      15.9       1,325   $27,886       9.8
Massage Therapists                                           2,400   $18,574      37.9         800   $27,240      36.0
Dental Assistants                                            8,665   $17,624       8.6       3,635   $22,178       6.8
Medical Assistants and Other Healthcare Support
 Occupations                                                20,545   $17,520      13.0      10,865   $22,086      11.0

  PROTECTIVE SERVICE OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Correctional
  Officers                                                   1,670   $42,383      26.8       1,445   $43,602      27.6
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Police and
  Detectives                                                 5,390   $58,492      34.6       4,895   $59,172      34.0
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Fire Fighting and
  Prevention Workers                                         1,920   $63,763      24.9       1,765   $64,609      26.2
Supervisors, Protective Service Workers, All Other           3,985   $33,673      24.7       3,075   $37,216      27.6
Fire Fighters                                               12,820   $51,135      17.2      11,290   $51,543      17.5
Fire Inspectors                                                700   $43,125      25.4         580   $45,550      28.2
Baliffs, Correctional Officers and Jailers                  15,430   $35,340      12.3      13,125   $35,754      12.2
Detectives and Criminal Investigators                        4,860   $57,298      53.7       4,330   $58,368      54.3
Fish and Game Wardens                                            4   $50,833      66.7           4   $51,667     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.)

          ILLINOIS; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Parking Enforcement Workers                                    275   $21,699      15.5         160   $23,173      27.0
Police and Sheriff Patrol Officers                          32,140   $47,575      30.6      27,625   $49,182      30.7
Transit and Railroad Police                                     85   $44,167      19.0          75   $47,670       9.3
Animal Control Workers                                         285   $24,219       8.8         215   $30,721       5.1
Private Detectives and Investigators                         2,725   $35,899      50.3       1,985   $39,309      54.1
Security Guards and Gaming Surveillance Officers            36,235   $18,857      10.0      20,475   $24,853      10.7
Crossing Guards                                              3,405    $6,796       4.2         230   $30,833       0.0
Lifeguards and Other Protective Service Workers              2,335    $6,371      17.1         335   $27,344      40.1

  FOOD PREPARATION AND SERVING RELATED OCCUPATIONS
Chefs and Head Cooks                                         9,600   $21,576      11.4       6,210   $25,950      11.7
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Food Preparation
  and Serving Workers                                       23,000   $18,704      11.6      13,940   $23,644      12.2
Cooks                                                       64,125   $12,474       3.1      28,890   $16,893       3.0
Food Preparation Workers                                    15,740   $10,903       5.1       5,995   $15,427       4.4
Bartenders                                                  17,830   $12,147      10.6       7,035   $17,980       9.5
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers,
  Including Fast Food                                        9,360   $10,487       3.5       2,840   $17,201       3.7
Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession and
  Coffee Shop                                                3,040    $7,950       7.5         825   $17,579       7.9
Waiters and Waitresses                                      56,560   $11,076      10.3      17,965   $17,326       9.4
Food Servers, Nonrestaurant                                  5,885   $12,329       4.2       2,590   $17,523       3.2
Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender
  Helpers                                                    8,930   $10,649       3.6       3,100   $15,553       1.9
Dishwashers                                                  7,375    $9,295       3.1       2,805   $13,643       2.9
Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee
  Shop                                                       3,635    $8,804      11.3         920   $16,464       4.3
Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers,
  All Other                                                    305   $11,211       0.0         115   $18,011       0.0

  BUILDING AND GROUNDS CLEANING AND MAINTENANCE
    OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Housekeeping and
  Janitorial Workers                                         8,350   $25,258       9.2       5,860   $27,979      10.3
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Landscaping, Lawn
  Service, and Groundskeeping Workers                        5,540   $31,113      14.1       3,335   $36,358      16.3
Janitors and Building Cleaners                              97,630   $17,071       4.1      52,005   $23,388       4.0
Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners                             48,260   $11,501       4.2      20,440   $16,000       4.0
Pest Control Workers                                         1,775   $25,868       8.7       1,290   $30,089       9.7
Grounds Maintenance Workers                                 30,455   $15,815       5.7      12,935   $22,634       6.7

  PERSONAL CARE AND SERVICE OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Gaming Workers            2,360   $31,393      23.7       1,765   $36,330      24.6
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Personal Service
  Workers                                                    5,105   $24,518      21.9       3,490   $28,044      23.5
Animal Trainers                                              1,225   $17,254      14.8         815   $20,612      12.9
Nonfarm Animal Caretakers                                    3,930   $13,796      16.7       1,970   $21,500      17.4





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.)

          ILLINOIS; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Gaming Workers                                               2,580   $31,441      15.2       1,935   $35,006      15.6
Motion Picture Projectionists                                  285   $28,438      13.7         170   $37,857      16.7
Ushers,Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers                   1,920   $11,429      11.3         640   $25,792      11.1
Miscellaneous Entertainment Attendants and Related
  Workers                                                    3,755    $6,706      16.0         900   $23,387      14.1
Funeral Service Workers                                        385   $11,295      33.0         130   $24,333      31.8
Barbers                                                      3,335   $19,459       6.1       1,760   $25,753       4.4
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists              30,460   $14,555       6.4      13,305   $20,396       6.8
Miscellaneous Personal Appearance Workers                    5,235   $14,429      10.9       2,150   $21,231      13.1
Baggage Porters, Bellhops, and Concierges                    2,510   $20,051       9.9       1,450   $21,942       7.8
Tour and Travel Guides                                         965    $7,817      33.0         235   $29,792      48.9
Transportation Attendants                                    8,990   $26,476      34.8       3,520   $30,835      34.1
Child Care Workers                                          54,395    $8,486      13.1      20,910   $15,700      13.3
Personal and Home Care Aides                                14,665    $9,134       8.8       4,840   $15,932       9.8
Recreation and Fitness Workers                              12,380   $15,553      36.9       5,355   $26,762      38.8
Residential Advisors                                         1,900   $12,815      32.3         730   $23,178      38.9
Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other                 1,685   $10,576      20.0         535   $20,901      17.4

  SALES AND RELATED OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Retail Sales
  Workers                                                  115,645   $29,329      24.7      89,385   $32,105      25.3
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Non-Retail Sales
  Workers                                                   47,210   $42,312      39.6      39,105   $46,957      41.1
Cashiers                                                    85,145   $11,006       7.7      29,945   $18,381       9.4
Counter and Rental Clerks                                    4,860   $11,601      11.6       2,130   $20,426      13.1
Parts Salespersons                                           4,680   $26,452       6.1       3,645   $29,429       6.9
Retail Salespersons                                        129,855   $17,057      22.2      63,660   $29,395      24.8
Advertising Sales Agents                                    11,385   $37,710      56.7       8,205   $44,084      58.1
Insurance Sales Agents                                      25,260   $37,778      42.6      18,800   $42,351      45.0
Securities, Commodities, and Finanancial Services
  Sales Agents                                              28,695   $55,038      69.9      21,510   $61,564      70.9
Travel Agents                                                8,450   $23,370      27.6       4,975   $30,045      25.7
Sales Representatives, Services, All Other                  31,165   $43,746      49.5      23,650   $51,081      52.4
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing          72,115   $44,361      47.5      57,665   $50,117      49.2
Models, Demonstrators, and Product Promoters                 2,855    $7,289      17.3         640   $35,308      34.3
Real Estate Brokers and Sales Agents                        28,770   $33,872      42.3      17,905   $46,624      45.1
Sales Engineers                                              2,080   $61,538      66.0       1,810   $62,441      64.9
Telemarketers                                                9,955   $10,992      14.2       3,265   $22,204      17.5
Door-To-Door Sales Workers, News and Street Vendors
  and Related Workers                                        7,750   $11,491      14.2       2,585   $25,540      15.8
Sales and Related Workers, All Other                        10,245   $33,249      50.0       6,740   $41,658      55.8

OFFICE AND ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Office and
Administrative Support Workers                              83,705   $32,229      26.5      64,655   $35,734      27.4
Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service           3,755   $17,697       5.0       2,035   $22,007       4.1





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

          ILLINOIS; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Telephone Operators                                          3,650   $23,822       7.1       2,470   $27,887       7.0
Communication Equipment Operators, All Other                   525   $28,197      23.1         375   $29,702      23.9
Bill and Account Collectors                                 11,210   $25,066      14.6       7,450   $28,188      15.3
Billing and Posting Clerks and Machine Operators            20,570   $22,537      13.9      13,535   $25,916      13.1
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks                79,870   $22,686      14.3      49,820   $26,940      12.2
Gaming Cage Workers                                            320   $21,837       4.1         240   $25,565       5.4
Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks                              10,065   $26,625      13.8       7,015   $29,888      13.7
Procurement Clerks                                           1,685   $28,765      17.6       1,205   $31,444      20.0
Tellers                                                     19,165   $15,682       9.5      10,220   $18,764       8.2
Brokerage Clerks                                             1,120   $31,603      24.4         860   $35,199      24.0
Correspondence Clerks                                          480   $24,559      25.1         300   $30,163      27.4
Court, Municipal, and License Clerks                         3,165   $25,152      14.3       2,355   $26,991      14.4
Credit Authorizers, Checkers and Clerks                      2,480   $23,707      19.1       1,860   $26,991      18.8
Customer Service Representatives                            97,880   $24,918      21.0      64,375   $28,988      21.8
Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs                1,420   $36,590      38.9       1,140   $38,421      36.1
File Clerks                                                 13,850   $16,670      15.4       6,595   $24,041      14.4
Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks                         3,765   $13,197      13.0       1,695   $17,101       9.1
Interviewers Except Eligibility and Loan                     6,860   $13,759      24.7       2,315   $25,126      24.4
Library Assistants, Clerical                                 8,080   $10,745      33.0       2,305   $22,112      41.3
Loan Interviewers and Clerks                                 5,550   $26,650      17.4       4,105   $28,736      18.7
New Account Clerks                                             620   $23,272      12.3         460   $25,492      11.5
Order Clerks                                                10,475   $20,708      12.5       5,965   $26,007      12.3
Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and
  Timekeeping                                                2,820   $22,315      16.3       1,685   $28,026      19.4
Receptionists and Information Clerks                        50,485   $16,022      11.4      22,960   $22,013       9.4
Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and
  Travel Clerks                                              9,160   $26,329      21.6       5,975   $31,730      22.0
Information and Record Clerks, All Other                     3,490   $20,226      17.3       2,070   $24,765      16.3
Cargo and Freight Agents                                     2,025   $33,039      11.8       1,595   $36,494      12.3
Couriers and Messengers                                      8,775   $19,029      12.1       4,390   $28,282      13.4
Dispatchers                                                 11,900   $29,292      10.0       9,015   $31,975      10.3
Meter Readers, Utilities                                     2,005   $27,227       4.5       1,415   $31,741       3.4
Postal Service Clerks                                        9,065   $37,826      12.2       6,640   $38,932      13.5
Postal Service Mail Carriers                                18,255   $38,009       9.1      14,700   $39,150       8.9
Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and
  Processing Machine Operators                               8,315   $36,463       9.6       5,940   $38,923       9.9
Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks                 14,945   $32,398      28.6      11,425   $36,746      28.1
Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks                     34,535   $23,294       5.8      23,420   $26,731       5.5
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers                              51,315   $18,580       7.4      28,590   $25,422       7.5
Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers,
  Recordkeeping                                              3,645   $24,399       8.6       2,430   $27,866      10.6
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants                  194,425   $23,634      14.0     122,555   $28,128      12.8
Computer Operators                                          14,615   $29,276      21.0      10,580   $32,100      21.8
Data Entry Keyers                                           33,670   $19,954      13.0      18,725   $24,028      11.4
Word Processors and Typists                                  7,680   $20,224      13.7       3,930   $25,771      12.5
Desktop Publishers                                           1,185   $28,043      37.2         890   $31,641      30.8
Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks               10,520   $25,220      20.1       7,720   $27,823      20.8





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.)

          ILLINOIS; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except
  Postal Service                                             9,110   $16,625       8.8       4,570   $22,250       7.7
Office Clerks, General                                      68,090   $20,003      13.8      36,135   $25,619      12.2
Office Machine Operators, Except Computer                    3,375   $17,725      12.1       1,800   $23,205      11.0
Proofreaders and Copy Markers                                1,285   $21,886      40.8         655   $29,825      38.1
Statistical Assistants                                       1,640   $27,765      32.7       1,015   $33,661      30.4
Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other        25,270   $26,582      31.3      16,465   $30,741      30.4

FARMING, FISHING, AND FORESTRY OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Farming, Fishing
  and Forestry Workers                                         685   $25,345      23.0         485   $30,800      20.8
Agricultural Inspectors                                        325   $36,103      34.7         260   $39,500      34.7
Animal Breeders                                                100   $15,313      20.0          60   $15,938      32.3
Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products                     720   $13,125       9.0         285   $30,799       6.3
Miscellaneous Agricultural Workers                          13,710   $15,349       6.8       7,270   $20,920       7.9
Fishers and Related Fishing Workers                            135   $14,766       4.4          90   $16,042       6.5
Hunters and Trappers                                            10   $36,250       0.0          10   $36,250       0.0
Forest and Conservation Workers                                645   $18,808      11.4         375   $27,904      15.3
Logging Workers                                                670   $16,911       3.6         315   $23,047       0.0

CONSTRUCTION AND EXTRACTION WORKERS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Construction
  Trades and Extraction Workers                             29,950   $49,462       9.9      22,390   $51,631      10.6
Boilermakers                                                 1,135   $43,519       4.7         590   $46,089       5.1
Brickmasons, Blockmasons, and Stonemasons                    8,375   $35,023       3.1       3,930   $40,931       3.2
Carpenters                                                  61,550   $31,647       5.8      36,040   $38,028       5.9
Carpet, Floor and Tile Installers and Finishers              7,395   $31,141       3.3       4,680   $36,684       3.9
Cement Masons, Concrete Finishers, and Terrazzo
  Workers                                                    4,305   $35,600       3.6       1,480   $41,924       4.2
Contruction Laborers                                        50,180   $27,017       4.7      23,050   $33,669       4.9
Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators             585   $30,639       3.1         180   $31,910      10.1
Pile-Driver Operators                                           65   $50,156       0.0          30   $52,188       0.0
Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment
  Operators                                                 12,810   $42,162       3.0       6,840   $47,402       2.7
Drywall Installers, Ceiling Tile Installers, and
  Tapers                                                     5,790   $26,537       2.0       2,845   $32,718       1.9
Electricians                                                34,720   $46,474       6.7      26,495   $50,416       6.5
Glaziers                                                     1,505   $31,106       2.1         995   $39,153       2.6
Insulation Workers                                           1,595   $33,346       5.9       1,020   $40,875       5.1
Painters, Construction and Maintenance                      21,415   $26,025       7.5      11,210   $33,459       6.6
Paperhangers                                                   520   $22,727      10.8         210   $47,500      10.5
Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters         22,430   $44,627       4.4      16,715   $48,902       4.7
Plasterers and Stucco Masons                                 1,240   $28,036       1.7         495   $39,085       0.0
Reinforcing Iron Workers                                       135   $40,536       0.0          75   $45,139       0.0
Roofers                                                      9,130   $23,549       4.3       3,545   $30,773       5.3
Sheet Metal Workers                                          7,360   $44,479       1.9       5,610   $48,605       1.9
Structural Iron and Steel Workers                            4,365   $40,406       3.7       2,670   $47,162       4.3
Helpers, Construction Trades                                 1,200   $22,483       4.2         560   $32,361       6.6
Construction and Building Inspectors                         2,410   $39,681      24.9       1,715   $44,331      24.4
Elevator Installers and Repairers                            1,475   $62,380       7.3       1,315   $62,750       6.8



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.)

          ILLINOIS; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Fence Erectors                                                 795   $21,711       5.9         385   $25,382       5.2
Hazardous Materials Removal Workers                          1,285   $31,357       3.7         665   $32,064       4.9
Highway Maintenance Workers                                  5,485   $35,475       3.8       3,930   $37,995       4.0
Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment
  Operators                                                    695   $33,250       3.3         480   $40,281       3.8
Septic Tank Services and Sewer Pipe Cleaners                   355   $32,101       1.1         190   $38,750       0.0
Miscellaneous Construction and Related Workers               1,760   $28,293       7.2         790   $32,935       8.3
Derrick, Rotary Drill, and Service Unit Operators,
  Oil, Gas, and Mining                                          75   $22,250       2.7          30   $25,962       6.7
Earth Drillers Except Oil and Gas                              700   $36,875       4.8         505   $44,028       4.0
Explosives Workers, Ordnance handling Experts, and
  Blasters                                                     300   $27,661       6.4         195   $28,568       3.6
Mining Machine Operators                                     2,215   $47,732       2.8       1,620   $50,231       2.8
Roof Bolters, Mining                                           195   $45,300       1.5         125   $46,950       2.4
Roustabouts, Oil and Gas                                        35   $20,625       0.0          25   $26,458       0.0
Helpers - Extraction Workers                                    35   $13,125       0.0          15   $26,250       0.0
Other Extraction Workers                                       660   $30,300       5.0         450   $37,717       1.3

INSTALLATION, MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Mechanics,
  Installers and Repairers                                  16,100   $44,532      13.5      14,030   $46,050      13.4
Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine
  Repairers                                                 12,685   $35,210      21.9       9,610   $38,357      22.4
Radio and Telecommunications Equipment Installers
  and Repairers                                             10,290   $41,827      12.1       8,130   $45,659      11.9
Avionics Technicians                                           290   $37,456       9.6         230   $41,518      11.4
Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related  Repairers           1,715   $31,546       7.2       1,270   $35,708       6.4
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Transportation
  Equipment                                                    125   $24,432      14.3          90   $41,389      11.1
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Industrial and
  Utility                                                      640   $51,671       6.3         535   $52,716       6.4
Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor
  Vehicles                                                     730   $49,167       6.5         645   $50,192       7.3
Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers
  and Repairers                                              1,755   $23,714      11.8       1,215   $26,266      12.1
Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers                   1,495   $33,992       6.1       1,185   $36,205       4.9
Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians                   4,325   $47,088      13.2       3,630   $50,254      12.5
Automotive Body and Related Repairers                        7,645   $30,695       2.0       5,760   $34,044       2.1
Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers                      480   $31,139       4.4         375   $35,417       1.9
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics                41,970   $27,240       3.4      30,960   $31,236       3.3
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine
  Specialists                                               14,270   $35,915       1.8      11,355   $37,342       1.9
Heavy Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Service
  Technicians and Mechanics                                  8,200   $38,326       3.4       6,560   $39,579       2.8
Small Engine Mechanics                                       1,660   $24,469       2.9       1,120   $27,368       2.3
Miscellaneous Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Mechanics,
  Installers, and Repairers                                  1,910   $21,566       5.4       1,315   $24,228       5.0



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.)

          ILLINOIS; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Control and Valve Installers and Repairers                     795   $44,211       3.5         675   $45,668       4.1
Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration
  Mechanics and Installers                                  11,095   $35,596       4.6       8,545   $38,369       4.1
Home Appliance Repairers                                     2,200   $28,945       6.7       1,530   $30,998       7.6
Industrial and Refractory Machinery Mechanics               26,080   $37,829       4.2      20,785   $40,355       4.0
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General                     19,555   $31,283       6.7      14,125   $35,830       6.5
Maintenance Workers, Machinery                               1,430   $36,753       2.2       1,020   $39,625       1.9
Millwrights                                                  3,915   $42,011       2.8       2,785   $46,733       3.3
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers               4,020   $50,007       3.2       3,340   $51,330       3.9
Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers             6,760   $40,511       5.0       5,215   $45,236       4.4
Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers                 3,080   $32,475      20.5       2,110   $38,676      19.9
Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and
  Repairers                                                  2,785   $26,392       7.5       2,000   $28,846       7.4
Commercial Divers                                               50   $65,833      22.0          45   $70,288      25.6
Locksmiths and Safe Repairers                                  950   $29,907      13.0         710   $36,415      14.5
Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers               265   $16,750       1.9         145   $22,841       3.5
Riggers                                                        145   $31,667       1.4          70   $37,031       2.8
Signal and Track Switch Repairers                              345   $51,061       7.0         310   $51,108       7.7
Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers         490   $16,118      10.8         230   $29,769       8.2
Other Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers          9,365   $30,203       8.0       6,405   $35,838       7.2

PRODUCTION OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Production and
  Operating Workers                                         70,150   $38,961      13.4      57,730   $41,107      14.0
Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems
  Assemblers                                                   190   $36,765       5.9         165   $36,875       1.2
Electrical, Electronics, and Electromechanical
  Assemblers                                                16,675   $20,638       4.7      10,850   $23,167       4.7
Engine and Other Machines Assemblers                         1,945   $41,288       2.9       1,535   $45,093       2.3
Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters                     1,755   $36,998       2.4       1,415   $40,402       2.8
Miscellaneous Assemblers and Fabricators                    62,550   $20,453       3.8      39,110   $24,918       3.4
Bakers                                                       7,690   $16,458       5.3       3,975   $21,928       6.1
Butchers and Other Meat, Poultry, and Fish Processing
  Workers                                                   13,345   $22,955       2.0       8,945   $26,488       2.0
Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine
  Operators and Tenders                                        465   $22,825       0.4         295   $24,200       0.7
Food Batchmakers                                             4,755   $21,692       4.5       2,965   $25,212       3.9
Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders                     550   $15,655       3.5         305   $26,370       6.2
Computer Control Programmers and Operators                   3,480   $35,331       6.3       2,730   $36,481       5.1
Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                               620   $31,146       0.8         505   $32,781       1.0
Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Metal and Plastic                                          1,265   $32,917       0.7       1,015   $35,610       0.0
Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Metal and Plastic                                            950   $30,463       0.7         700   $33,750       1.0
Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters,
  Operators and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                   8,770   $23,648       2.3       6,115   $26,452       2.0



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.)

          ILLINOIS; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                               440   $26,042       0.5         305   $28,306       0.0
Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine
  Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal
   and Plastic                                               4,680   $25,891       1.9       3,255   $28,682       2.6
Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                             1,155   $31,448       3.6         890   $33,373       2.8
Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                   155   $30,516       4.5          95   $30,982       7.5
Machinists                                                  27,030   $35,705       3.4      22,025   $37,589       3.5
Metal Furnace and Kiln Operators and Tenders                 2,070   $31,275       0.9       1,575   $34,148       1.2
Model Makers and Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic              800   $42,500      13.3         620   $45,609      16.9
Molders and Molding Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                 5,950   $30,605       3.8       4,515   $32,320       4.4
Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Metal and Plastic                                            310   $28,008       4.2         190   $36,563       0.0
Tool and Die Makers                                          8,850   $44,690       4.1       7,430   $47,141       4.4
Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Workers                     28,235   $29,376       1.6      19,770   $31,331       1.5
Heat Treating Equipment Equipment Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                               960   $34,861       5.8         720   $36,830       6.0
Lay-Out Workers, Metal and Plastic                             185   $32,039       2.7         145   $34,000       0.0
Plating and Coating Machine Setters, operators, and
  Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                 1,700   $27,222       3.2       1,140   $29,205       1.6
Tool Grinders, Filers and Sharpeners                           825   $37,023       3.3         625   $38,381       3.2
Metalworkers and Plastic Workers, All Others                52,655   $25,473       3.2      37,785   $27,535       3.4
Bookbinders and Bindery Workers                              3,390   $22,259       4.7       2,360   $26,125       3.4
Job Printers                                                 5,835   $29,699       5.8       4,350   $31,812       5.5
Prepress Technicians and Workers                             4,525   $29,172      11.0       3,245   $34,065      10.2
Printing Machine Operators                                  12,945   $31,991       4.8      10,035   $35,144       4.2
Laundry and Dry Cleaning Workers                            10,120   $14,331       5.1       5,455   $17,783       6.9
Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials            3,520   $15,104       2.0       1,865   $19,083       3.1
Sewing Machine Operators                                     8,875   $14,934       4.1       4,970   $17,708       3.6
Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers                         565   $20,484       7.8         295   $22,708      11.1
Shoe Machine Operators and Tenders                             170   $21,071       3.5          85   $25,909       0.0
Tailors, Dressmakers, and Sewers                             4,895   $16,093      15.1       2,550   $21,292      14.2
Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and
  Tenders                                                       30   $42,059       0.0          30   $42,059       0.0
Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders                                                      255   $20,950       1.2         175   $22,468       1.7
Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters,
  Operators, and Tenders                                       120   $12,000      13.6          60   $18,558       0.0
Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine
  Setters, Operators, and Tenders                               35   $29,318       0.0          15   $40,417       0.0
Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers                           10   $87,857       0.0           4   $51,250       0.0
Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers                                65   $19,028      49.2          40   $21,875      53.7
Upholsterers                                                 1,515   $20,434       3.7         940   $22,985       4.2
Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other           645   $17,846       5.7         320   $23,227       4.7



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.)

          ILLINOIS; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters                           2,695   $28,989      11.8       2,135   $31,406      11.3
Furniture Finishers                                            955   $21,544      10.9         660   $26,378       6.8
Model Makers and Patternmakers, Wood                            45   $26,875       0.0          10   $39,028       0.0
Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood         1,055   $18,969       2.8         660   $22,432       1.5
Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Except Sawing                                                930   $24,267       4.1         650   $26,466       2.8
Woodworkers, All Other                                       1,100   $21,929      12.2         680   $25,223      14.1
Power Plant Operators, Distributors, and Dispatchers         1,830   $62,083       8.6       1,605   $65,584       8.4
Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators                    7,250   $46,643       5.3       6,200   $48,292       5.2
Water and Liquid Waste Treatment Plant and System
  Workers                                                    2,805   $36,581       8.5       2,355   $37,881       7.8
Miscellaneous Plant and System Operators                     1,315   $50,154       9.1       1,165   $50,904       8.7
Chemical Processing Machine Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders                                                3,295   $40,865       7.0       2,665   $43,427       6.9
Crushing, Grinding, Polishing, Mixing, and Blending
  Workers                                                    5,345   $28,506       3.5       3,590   $31,397       4.2
Cutting Workers                                              4,565   $21,988       2.7       2,725   $26,985       3.5
Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine
  Setters, Operators, and Tenders                            1,560   $27,293       1.2       1,150   $29,853       1.6
Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and
  Tenders                                                      805   $25,288       1.4         565   $26,045       1.9
Inspectors, Testers, Sorter, Samplers, and Weighers         41,505   $26,147      12.4      29,260   $30,384      13.2
Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers                1,700   $25,009      13.5       1,170   $30,143      11.5
Medical, Dental and Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians        3,540   $25,781      18.6       2,460   $29,427      16.3
Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders         20,725   $17,185       2.3      11,435   $21,320       2.0
Painting Workers                                             7,775   $25,853       4.7       5,340   $29,723       3.8
Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine
  Workers                                                    3,375   $16,854      15.6       2,045   $21,555      17.5
Semiconductor Processors                                        45   $26,875      13.0          35   $33,438      16.7
Cementing and Gluing Machine Operators and Tenders             700   $18,729       2.3         480   $21,458       3.3
Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment
  Operators and Tenders                                        660   $18,244       7.3         375   $23,782       9.1
Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders            90   $34,000      17.8          65   $35,446      25.4
Etchers and Engravers                                          705   $21,436       7.5         455   $26,524       7.0
Molders, Shapers, and Casters, except Metal and
  Plastic                                                    1,680   $25,438       7.1       1,135   $27,518       6.4
Paper Goods Machines Setters, Operators, and Tenders         1,645   $25,333       1.8       1,145   $28,530       1.8
Tire Builders                                                1,805   $40,070       1.8       1,365   $41,158       2.1
Helpers-Production Workers                                   1,685   $22,190       5.3         855   $28,294       4.4
Production Workers, All Other                               80,240   $22,575       3.9      50,680   $27,143       4.1

TRANSPORTATION AND MATERIAL MOVING OCCUPATIONS
Supervisors, Transportation and Material Moving
  Workers                                                   13,050   $36,218      15.5      10,240   $39,391      16.2
Aircraft Pilots and Flight Engineers                         4,655   $76,858      75.7       3,040   $78,580      74.2
Air Traffic Controllers and Airfield Operations
  Specialists                                                1,620   $70,577      35.6       1,405   $72,250      34.4



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.)

          ILLINOIS; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency
  Medical Technicians                                          155   $20,227       7.8          95   $24,063       4.2
Bus Drivers                                                 26,565   $16,770       5.3       9,495   $30,244       5.2
Driver/Sales Workers and Truck Drivers                     154,450   $31,297       4.3     103,690   $36,275       3.8
Taxi Drivers and Chauffers                                  13,760   $17,444      19.7       6,370   $24,521      18.2
Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other                             910    $9,325       3.0         295   $21,750       0.0
Locomotive Engineers and Operators                           3,680   $52,039      10.9       3,005   $55,391      11.4
Railroad Brake, Signal, and Switch Operators                 1,105   $43,165       4.4         875   $46,250       3.5
Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters                          3,045   $50,083       5.6       2,540   $51,858       5.5
Subway, Streetcar, and Other Rail Transportation
  Workers                                                      825   $40,148       7.9         675   $41,755       6.7
Sailors and Marine Oilers                                      860   $24,110       4.2         425   $28,158       2.1
Ship and Boat Captains and Operators                           820   $37,656       6.8         425   $39,934       1.4
Ship Engineers                                                  90   $37,446       2.2          35   $32,344       0.0
Bridge and Lock Tenders                                        370   $40,993       0.8         345   $41,324       0.9
Parking Lot Attendants                                       3,065   $19,348       4.1       1,620   $22,354       3.1
Service Station Attendants                                   3,805   $12,358       6.0       1,715   $21,052       7.0
Transportation Inspectors                                    1,575   $37,991       9.0       1,270   $41,086      10.7
Other Transportation Workers                                 1,395   $24,272      10.3         975   $30,075      11.8
Conveyor Operators and Tenders                                 360   $26,136       6.4         260   $28,571       8.8
Crane and Tower Operators                                    4,135   $38,974       2.1       3,145   $40,183       2.4
Dredge, Excavating, and Loading Machine Operators            1,630   $35,857       4.7         970   $40,167       2.8
Hoist and Winch Operators                                      280   $30,972       6.0         180   $33,359       9.5
Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators                      30,105   $25,676       1.5      20,515   $28,294       1.4
Cleaners of  Vehicles and Equipment                         12,840   $16,458       2.5       6,830   $22,217       2.2
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Materials Movers,
  Hand                                                      89,970   $20,520       3.4      50,815   $27,357       3.1
Machine Feeders and Offbearers                               2,560   $22,319       1.6       1,745   $25,063       1.9
Packers and Packagers, Hand                                 27,285   $14,133       3.2      13,030   $19,550       3.2
Pumping Station Operators                                      650   $30,451       2.0         475   $34,100       2.7
Refuse and Recyclable Materials Collectors                   3,565   $27,361       1.9       2,290   $35,080       2.2
Shuttle Car Operators                                          125   $46,528       0.0         100   $49,792       0.0
Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders                              170   $26,944       0.0         105   $36,875       0.0
Material Moving Workers, All Other                           2,375   $29,943       4.3       1,555   $33,831       4.9


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