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

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


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

21 to 74 years                                           2,879,200   $22,042      30.4   1,637,730   $29,778      33.0

  MANAGEMENT OCCUPATIONS
Chief executives                                            11,045   $54,651      55.3       8,610   $61,613      56.3
General and Operations Managers                             11,860   $44,164      48.3       9,940   $47,082      48.1
Legislators                                                    245   $24,583      45.9         130   $51,250      58.1
Advertising and Promotions Managers                          3,460   $40,000      73.0       2,485   $45,386      74.1
Marketing and Sales Managers                                26,545   $41,800      63.8      19,430   $47,277      64.1
Public Relations Managers                                    1,925   $43,727      61.4       1,590   $45,793      59.6
Administrative Services Managers                             1,655   $40,642      37.3       1,355   $42,443      38.2
Computer and Information Systems Managers                    5,425   $58,899      67.8       4,555   $61,336      67.8
Financial Managers                                          28,240   $38,711      41.5      22,510   $41,523      41.5
Human Resources Managers                                    12,140   $41,171      48.0       9,260   $45,466      49.1
Industrial Production Managers                               2,550   $44,589      48.6       2,145   $47,079      47.2
Purchasing Managers                                          3,260   $40,755      43.8       2,700   $42,750      45.1
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers           2,120   $37,631      31.1       1,750   $39,549      29.2
Farm, Ranch, and Other Agricultural Managers                   770   $20,819      23.7         360   $31,500      32.5
Farmers and Ranchers                                         2,005   $10,175      20.8       1,020   $11,167      19.5
Construction Managers                                        1,900   $37,313      36.8       1,315   $41,728      40.1
Education Administrators                                    19,950   $38,689      72.9      13,280   $42,491      76.6
Engineering Managers                                           405   $65,938      85.9         345   $70,583      85.7
Food Service Managers                                       13,305   $22,580      16.7       8,385   $27,039      17.2
Funeral Directors                                              440   $25,069      21.8         275   $32,794      16.1
Gaming Managers                                                360   $24,044      17.0         210   $30,197      12.0
Lodging Managers                                             1,985   $26,817      28.0       1,305   $30,696      30.8
Medical and Health Services Managers                        12,865   $40,697      52.0      10,060   $44,030      52.7
Natural Sciences Managers                                      315   $51,413      79.7         270   $58,333      81.3
Postmasters and Mail Superintendents                         1,135   $35,078       6.9         685   $41,294       7.9
Property, Real Estate, and Community Association
  Managers                                                   7,120   $32,370      32.2       5,185   $36,514      31.5
Social and Community Service Managers                        8,035   $32,599      64.7       5,780   $38,894      68.5
Managers, All Other                                         33,520   $41,180      49.8      25,615   $45,624      50.8

  BUSINESS AND FINANCIAL OPERATIONS OCCUPATIONS
Agents and Business Managers of Artists,Performers,
  and Athletes                                                 650   $31,622      51.3         410   $34,444      54.6
Purchasing Agents and Buyers, Farm Products                    150   $30,167      23.0         105   $33,438      17.3
Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products            5,765   $26,886      29.8       3,470   $33,925      33.2
Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and
  Farm Products                                              7,125   $32,373      28.7       5,790   $35,333      27.7
Claims Adusters, Appraisers, Examiners, and
  Investigators                                             10,475   $31,313      31.9       8,085   $33,552      31.0
Compliance Officers, Except Agriculture, Construction,
  Health and Safety, and Transportation                      2,105   $37,277      43.5       1,590   $40,522      43.5
Cost Estimators                                                515   $32,245      32.8         375   $35,625      30.8



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; FEMALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Human Resources, Training, and Labor Relations
  Specialists                                               30,550   $34,784      51.6      22,050   $38,183      51.4
Logisticians                                                   780   $39,688      33.0         635   $41,190      36.2
Management Analysts                                         13,245   $45,695      75.5       8,605   $51,864      74.1
Meeting and Convention Planners                              1,870   $34,462      49.8       1,390   $37,006      51.9
Other Business Operations Specialists                        6,180   $30,794      33.8       4,300   $34,348      31.8
Accountants and Auditors                                    50,530   $34,195      64.0      35,195   $38,470      63.6
Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate                      1,550   $23,967      30.6         925   $31,045      30.2
Budget Analysts                                                855   $38,846      56.4         615   $41,968      61.6
Credit Analysts                                              1,150   $32,698      45.1         905   $34,450      42.2
Financial Analysts                                           1,095   $40,906      68.8         760   $42,708      66.4
Personal Financial Advisors                                  3,840   $38,613      58.7       2,580   $45,223      61.7
Insurance Underwriters                                       3,740   $34,886      39.4       3,010   $36,208      39.1
Financial Examiners                                            295   $50,250      68.2         255   $51,083      66.4
Loan Counselors and Officers                                 8,255   $31,677      27.7       6,275   $33,878      27.6
Tax Examiners, Collectors, and Revenue Agents                1,175   $39,957      40.2         960   $43,058      44.2
Tax Preparers                                                3,255   $12,134      36.8       1,065   $35,378      46.9
Financial Specialists, All Other                               960   $31,455      45.6         730   $35,238      49.2

  COMPUTER AND MATHEMATICAL OCCUPATIONS
Computer Scientists and System Analyts                      13,755   $45,500      63.0      10,475   $49,260      62.6
Computer Programmers                                        10,895   $47,341      69.6       7,875   $51,371      67.8
Computer Software Engineers                                  8,500   $50,897      77.3       6,250   $54,486      74.5
Computer Support Specialists                                 7,020   $35,778      38.0       5,260   $39,462      34.8
Database Administrators                                      1,810   $41,460      69.0       1,290   $46,200      65.2
Network and Computer Systems Administrators                  2,370   $40,542      44.2       1,890   $41,918      43.3
Network Systems and Data Communication Analysts              4,395   $40,962      60.2       2,985   $45,735      57.9
Actuaries                                                      910   $48,158      89.9         620   $52,333      86.9
Mathematicians                                                  15   $41,250     100.0           0         .        .
Operations Research Analysts                                 2,060   $42,334      58.8       1,490   $45,784      54.6
Statisticians                                                  455   $45,521      77.7         325   $49,643      84.3
Miscellaneous Mathematical Science Occupations                 125   $35,156      53.6          90   $34,286      50.0

ARCHITECTURE, ENGINEERING OCCUPATIONS
Architects, Except Naval                                     2,015   $34,292      87.0       1,240   $40,837      92.6
Surveyors, Cartographers, and Photogrammetrists                270   $35,270      70.7         205   $37,375      73.4
Aerospace Engineers                                            115   $52,130      72.8          95   $52,269      68.0
Agricultural Engineers                                           4   $33,750     100.0           0         .        .
Biomedical Engineers                                            25   $48,036      81.5          25   $48,036      81.5
Chemical Engineers                                             570   $51,792      96.2         475   $55,417      95.4
Civil Engineers                                              1,105   $40,104      81.7         775   $41,972      78.3
Computer Hardware Engineers                                    365   $29,643      52.7         185   $46,083      70.3
Electrical and Electronic Engineers                          1,355   $48,372      71.2       1,050   $51,269      66.9
Environmental Engineers                                        240   $48,354      85.0         155   $49,909      80.0
Industrial Engineers, Including Health and Safety            1,415   $45,227      56.1       1,100   $47,977      55.9
Marine Engineers and Naval Architects                           10   $41,250     100.0           0         .        .



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

          ILLINOIS; FEMALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Materials Engineers                                            195   $40,402      39.5         145   $43,056      28.5
Mechanical Engineers                                           735   $45,767      67.0         560   $50,179      66.7
Mining and Geological Engineers,Including Mining
  Safety Engineers                                               0         .        .            0         .        .
Nuclear Engineers                                               15   $51,250      75.0          15   $51,250      75.0
Petroleum Engineers                                              4   $81,250     100.0           4   $81,250     100.0
Engineers, All Others                                        1,365   $44,588      71.2         970   $48,481      71.2
Drafters                                                     1,720   $28,247      36.6       1,140   $30,158      31.7
Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters                     3,285   $26,978      24.5       2,170   $30,861      24.6
Surveying and Mapping Technicians                              155   $15,417      18.7          80   $32,941      32.5

  LIFE, PHYSICAL, AND SOCIAL SCIENCE OCCUPATIONS
Agricultural and Food Scientists                               430   $33,674      76.7         225   $41,833      84.5
Biological Scientists                                        1,575   $31,506      89.3       1,020   $37,021      92.1
Conservation Scientists and Foresters                          115   $31,250      60.7         100   $32,202      62.4
Medical Scientists                                           1,345   $41,106      98.4         920   $48,731      97.7
Astronomers and Physicists                                     145   $52,070      95.2         105   $58,958      93.3
Atmospheric and Space Scientists                                25   $44,432      60.0          20   $44,886      52.4
Chemists and Materials Scientists                            2,445   $41,520      90.0       1,875   $45,470      87.6
Environmental Scientists and Geoscientists                     555   $39,297      92.8         470   $41,875      92.9
Physical Scientists, All Other                               2,290   $27,134      98.4       1,310   $36,432      99.4
Economists                                                     340   $60,313     100.0         285   $62,885     100.0
Market/Survey Researchers                                    3,345   $38,774      71.1       2,225   $45,917      71.6
Psychologists                                                4,990   $35,627      98.0       2,080   $44,794      97.3
Sociologists                                                    60   $42,708      89.8          40   $51,563      84.2
Urban and Regional Planners                                    210   $38,224      92.8         130   $40,900      88.3
Miscellaneous Social Scientists and Related Workers            440   $38,068      85.9         250   $40,922      91.6
Agricultural and Food Science Technicians                      790   $23,403      30.3         475   $30,681      30.7
Biological Technicians                                         450   $25,057      31.4         320   $27,235      33.5
Chemical Technicians                                         1,555   $32,073      42.4       1,140   $36,637      42.4
Geological and Petroleum Technicians                            60   $44,000      61.3          50   $43,875      64.7
Nuclear Technicians                                             30   $34,028      69.0          25   $33,889      70.8
Other Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians         2,570   $21,087      47.6       1,160   $30,748      43.5

  COMMUNITY AND SOCIAL SERVICES OCCUPATIONS
Counselors                                                  14,170   $26,650      73.6       7,455   $30,202      73.6
Social Workers                                              27,740   $28,431      72.3      18,065   $31,360      71.0
Misc. Community and Social Service Specialists               7,490   $23,167      49.5       4,300   $30,007      53.9
Clergy                                                       2,565   $22,710      81.7       1,510   $26,909      86.3
Directors, Religious Activities and Education                1,440   $24,821      70.0         775   $31,223      75.5
Religious Workers, All Other                                 2,345   $16,278      55.2         965   $28,197      60.2

  LEGAL OCCUPATIONS
Lawyers                                                     13,270   $58,386      99.6       9,595   $68,592      99.7
Judges, Magistrates, and Other Judicial Workers                785   $41,536      74.0         595   $46,250      77.9
Paralegals and Legal Assistants                              9,650   $31,312      46.7       6,825   $35,744      43.1
Miscellaneous Legal Support Workers                          7,350   $26,607      32.9       4,360   $30,977      24.0



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; FEMALES

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

  EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND LIBRARY OCCUPATIONS
Postsecondary Teachers                                      28,180   $24,701      91.0      14,560   $40,395      92.5
Preschool and Kindergarten Teachers                         19,070   $13,800      44.8      10,410   $18,507      43.1
Elementary and Middle School Teachers                      110,735   $31,361      95.7      73,290   $34,924      96.6
Secondary School Teachers                                   24,795   $33,881      95.8      17,915   $37,658      97.1
Special Education Teachers                                   7,995   $31,297      91.0       5,880   $32,915      93.4
Other Teachers and Instructors                              15,435   $11,997      57.3       4,915   $26,455      53.8
Archivists, Curators, and Museum Technicians                   900   $26,084      78.4         515   $33,317      75.7
Librarians                                                   7,545   $25,933      77.9       3,570   $34,379      85.5
Library Technicians                                          1,390    $9,049      23.4         380   $22,083      26.0
Teacher Assistants                                          36,180   $10,995      21.5       7,180   $17,318      16.6
Other Education, Training, and Library Workers               1,510   $27,950      77.6         675   $38,491      73.2

  ARTS, DESIGN, ENTERTAINMENT, SPORTS, AND MEDIA
       OCCUPATIONS
Artists and Related Workers                                  4,530   $16,052      55.9       1,995   $30,597      56.3
Designers                                                   19,940   $23,088      49.3      10,520   $31,632      52.5
Actors                                                         580   $13,199      69.9          95   $25,625      83.0
Producers and Directors                                      2,330   $32,711      79.5       1,400   $39,968      83.3
Athletes, Coaches, Umpires and Related Workers               2,210    $8,635      49.1         555   $28,500      53.4
Dancers and Choreographers                                     670   $20,049      14.3         145   $26,042      20.5
Musicians, Singers and Related Workers                       2,395   $11,460      64.1         500   $27,304      66.3
Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related
  Workers, All Other                                           525    $8,750      37.0         115   $29,167      30.2
Announcers                                                     475   $19,821      44.8         220   $30,104      51.8
News Analysts, Reporters, and Correspondents                 2,005   $30,571      77.4       1,090   $38,200      82.8
Public Relations Specialists                                 4,105   $32,833      75.0       2,585   $40,149      78.6
Editors                                                      5,825   $30,184      80.8       3,490   $36,855      82.9
Technical Writers                                            1,530   $37,037      69.3         970   $41,382      66.0
Writers and Authors                                          4,225   $26,740      86.3       2,030   $35,434      84.2
Miscellaneous Media and Communication Workers                1,595   $19,631      43.9         495   $31,507      40.6
Broadcast and Sound Engineering Technicians and
  Radio Operators                                              510   $28,051      36.7         320   $31,789      34.8
Photographers                                                1,805   $16,725      30.4         660   $29,231      39.1
Television, Video and Motion Picture Camera
  Operators and Editors                                        200   $20,880      39.8          40   $40,278      65.0
Media and Communication Equipment Workers,
  All Other                                                      0         .        .            0         .        .

  HEALTHCARE PRACTIONERS AND TECHNICAL OCCUPATIONS
Chiropractors                                                  450   $26,513      88.0         220   $41,750      90.8
Dentists                                                     1,425   $50,360     100.0         505   $58,833     100.0
Dieticians and Nutritionists                                 2,950   $27,623      73.4       1,635   $34,315      67.0
Optometrists                                                   475   $42,083     100.0         190   $70,305     100.0
Pharmacists                                                  4,005   $58,056      97.4       2,460   $66,590      97.4
Physicians and Surgeons                                      9,905   $66,853      99.1       6,290   $85,134      99.5
Physician Assistants                                         1,395   $25,942      42.8         815   $30,236      42.8



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; FEMALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Podiatrists                                                    160   $24,750      95.0          80   $27,273     100.0
Registered Nurses                                          108,340   $36,564      55.9      60,240   $42,585      55.7
Audiologists                                                   470   $32,250      95.1         165   $45,455      97.0
Occupational Therapists                                      2,805   $36,382      85.1       1,210   $44,451      87.5
Physical Therapists                                          4,330   $38,217      86.3       2,215   $47,040      84.3
Radiation Therapists                                           335   $36,050      47.4         225   $41,507      45.8
Recreational Therapists                                        705   $25,118      63.7         470   $26,956      67.6
Respiratory Therapists                                       2,710   $30,167      22.7       1,545   $35,456      26.3
Speech-Language Pathologists                                 4,730   $36,350      97.3       1,740   $41,520      96.0
Therapists, All Others                                       2,625   $26,291      76.8       1,330   $31,483      78.2
Veterinarians                                                  935   $45,913      98.8         590   $50,069      98.1
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practioners,
  All Other                                                    175   $12,050      82.1          70   $20,952     100.0
Clinical Lab Technologists and Technicians                  10,660   $30,647      58.2       6,690   $35,407      57.5
Dental Hygienists                                            4,805   $29,613      26.5       1,435   $40,805      30.9
Diagnostic Related Technologists and Technicians             8,165   $30,303      16.2       4,755   $35,193      17.7
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics                 1,820   $20,685      11.8       1,140   $24,588      10.3
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practioners Support
  Technicians                                               12,395   $17,984      14.4       6,555   $22,940      11.9
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses           20,670   $23,556       7.3      11,835   $27,222       7.2
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians           3,925   $18,799      13.8       2,400   $21,947      13.9
Opticians, Dispensing                                        1,695   $19,476      14.4         955   $22,718      16.1
Miscellaneous Health Technologists and Technicians           3,070   $21,773      21.7       1,910   $24,824      19.8
Other Healthcare Practioners and Technical
  Occupations                                                1,105   $30,261      64.0         600   $33,369      68.2

HEALTHCARE SUPPORT OCCUPATIONS
Nursing, Psychiatric, and Home Health Aides                 64,175   $15,012       6.0      30,630   $19,811       6.5
Occupational Therapist Assistants and Aides                    565   $23,063      11.3         180   $31,250       9.9
Physical Therapist Assistants and Aides                      2,180   $21,323      13.2       1,120   $27,527       6.4
Massage Therapists                                           1,930   $17,500      35.1         590   $26,842      31.7
Dental Assistants                                            8,400   $17,625       7.7       3,550   $22,215       6.7
Medical Assistants and Other Healthcare Support
 Occupations                                                18,070   $17,464      11.0       9,610   $21,870       9.5

  PROTECTIVE SERVICE OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Correctional
  Officers                                                     340   $41,250      25.9         245   $45,482      27.9
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Police and
  Detectives                                                   780   $40,500      27.5         680   $41,383      28.9
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Fire Fighting and
  Prevention Workers                                            70   $61,719      46.4          70   $61,719      46.4
Supervisors, Protective Service Workers, All Other           1,035   $26,466      16.0         700   $32,656      19.9
Fire Fighters                                                  285   $35,378      18.5         195   $35,556      23.0
Fire Inspectors                                                 15   $14,000      37.5           4   $86,250     100.0
Baliffs, Correctional Officers and Jailers                   3,455   $32,652      12.9       2,635   $33,770      13.5
Detectives and Criminal Investigators                          775   $52,818      59.4         660   $53,045      59.7
Fish and Game Wardens                                            4   $50,417      60.0           4   $51,250     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; FEMALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Parking Enforcement Workers                                     90   $23,750      25.8          60   $29,375      37.1
Police and Sheriff Patrol Officers                           4,760   $45,884      31.2       3,920   $46,901      31.6
Transit and Railroad Police                                     10   $31,250       0.0          10   $31,250       0.0
Animal Control Workers                                          50   $20,156      16.3          40   $21,406       0.0
Private Detectives and Investigators                         1,105   $31,823      40.5         810   $35,768      45.9
Security Guards and Gaming Surveillance Officers             8,700   $16,465       8.2       4,405   $22,285      10.2
Crossing Guards                                              2,550    $7,470       3.3         170   $25,417       0.0
Lifeguards and Other Protective Service Workers              1,410    $6,072      11.5         185   $23,173      40.2

  FOOD PREPARATION AND SERVING RELATED OCCUPATIONS
Chefs and Head Cooks                                         1,900   $15,557      14.4         925   $22,233      15.0
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Food Preparation
  and Serving Workers                                       13,595   $15,754       9.1       7,215   $20,552       9.0
Cooks                                                       29,050   $10,703       2.8      10,160   $15,259       2.9
Food Preparation Workers                                    10,080    $9,691       4.6       3,300   $14,894       2.6
Bartenders                                                  10,265   $11,061       8.0       3,655   $15,448       7.0
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers,
  Including Fast Food                                        7,575   $10,296       3.4       2,180   $16,069       3.4
Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession and
  Coffee Shop                                                2,275    $6,638       6.6         500   $14,194       6.8
Waiters and Waitresses                                      42,480   $10,232       8.7      12,330   $15,815       7.4
Food Servers, Nonrestaurant                                  4,210   $11,256       3.2       1,650   $16,991       2.1
Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender
  Helpers                                                    3,555    $6,880       3.7         760   $15,668       0.8
Dishwashers                                                  1,805    $6,923       0.7         480   $13,776       1.9
Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee
  Shop                                                       3,120    $8,371      11.9         790   $16,171       3.4
Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers,
  All Other                                                    255   $12,500       0.0         110   $17,727       0.0

  BUILDING AND GROUNDS CLEANING AND MAINTENANCE
    OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Housekeeping and
  Janitorial Workers                                         3,535   $20,668       5.9       2,195   $23,214       7.3
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Landscaping, Lawn
  Service, and Groundskeeping Workers                          335   $23,616      11.1         250   $28,466      12.4
Janitors and Building Cleaners                              28,760   $11,507       3.6      11,600   $18,283       3.3
Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners                             41,440   $10,999       4.0      16,785   $15,480       3.8
Pest Control Workers                                           125   $22,208       5.7          85   $26,534       8.2
Grounds Maintenance Workers                                  2,025   $11,589       9.5         760   $19,522       9.1

  PERSONAL CARE AND SERVICE OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Gaming Workers            1,045   $25,910      16.7         755   $30,073      13.8
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Personal Service
  Workers                                                    3,075   $21,494      17.2       1,960   $24,071      18.6
Animal Trainers                                                585   $15,164      21.9         330   $16,689      20.9
Nonfarm Animal Caretakers                                    2,730   $13,516      16.7       1,275   $22,389      19.9



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.)

          ILLINOIS; FEMALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Gaming Workers                                               1,310   $30,261      11.1         975   $32,258      11.4
Motion Picture Projectionists                                   40   $32,188       0.0          25   $56,071       0.0
Ushers,Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers                     620    $4,837      11.3         100   $22,750       9.9
Miscellaneous Entertainment Attendants and Related
  Workers                                                    1,500    $6,983      13.3         325   $18,702       7.7
Funeral Service Workers                                        110   $11,719      31.2          15   $55,500       0.0
Barbers                                                        585   $17,431       8.0         240   $20,663       0.0
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists              27,755   $13,744       5.9      11,575   $19,479       6.1
Miscellaneous Personal Appearance Workers                    4,615   $14,336      11.2       1,760   $21,673      12.9
Baggage Porters, Bellhops, and Concierges                      425   $17,917      13.9         220   $20,513      14.7
Tour and Travel Guides                                         555    $6,528      26.3         135   $33,214      33.8
Transportation Attendants                                    7,150   $26,236      35.4       2,630   $30,378      35.8
Child Care Workers                                          51,920    $8,270      12.6      19,835   $15,339      12.5
Personal and Home Care Aides                                13,320    $8,972       8.2       4,320   $15,405       8.9
Recreation and Fitness Workers                               8,490   $12,599      34.7       3,340   $23,984      34.4
Residential Advisors                                         1,360   $13,299      31.9         585   $24,657      41.5
Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other                   650    $7,372      29.0          85   $17,188      16.7

  SALES AND RELATED OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Retail Sales
  Workers                                                   50,220   $21,686      19.6      35,005   $25,485      19.2
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Non-Retail Sales
  Workers                                                   15,970   $33,963      33.4      12,185   $37,552      35.0
Cashiers                                                    68,490   $10,505       5.7      22,130   $17,209       5.9
Counter and Rental Clerks                                    3,355   $10,670       8.0       1,270   $16,841       9.5
Parts Salespersons                                             540   $18,664       5.2         340   $23,854       8.3
Retail Salespersons                                         70,830   $11,751      18.7      25,910   $21,871      18.9
Advertising Sales Agents                                     6,070   $35,331      56.7       4,170   $41,352      56.6
Insurance Sales Agents                                      10,055   $28,184      24.7       7,050   $31,569      26.0
Securities, Commodities, and Finanancial Services
  Sales Agents                                               7,065   $36,349      52.8       4,915   $40,779      50.6
Travel Agents                                                7,310   $22,411      23.6       4,270   $28,709      21.8
Sales Representatives, Services, All Other                  10,650   $35,115      43.0       7,135   $41,337      47.3
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing          20,020   $32,375      40.0      13,855   $37,840      42.0
Models, Demonstrators, and Product Promoters                 2,270    $6,343      14.2         365   $29,083      24.7
Real Estate Brokers and Sales Agents                        17,005   $29,762      35.0       9,450   $40,327      37.3
Sales Engineers                                                140   $41,065      56.7         100   $51,786      45.0
Telemarketers                                                6,675   $10,176       9.3       1,925   $20,084      12.0
Door-To-Door Sales Workers, News and Street Vendors
  and Related Workers                                        4,170    $9,144      16.6       1,045   $23,945      20.1
Sales and Related Workers, All Other                         5,585   $29,828      50.4       3,300   $37,070      57.6

OFFICE AND ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Office and
Administrative Support Workers                              56,540   $30,316      22.8      42,280   $32,704      22.8
Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service           3,520   $17,460       4.9       1,870   $22,013       3.7



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; FEMALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Telephone Operators                                          3,130   $22,544       5.9       2,075   $26,814       5.1
Communication Equipment Operators, All Other                   230   $24,063      23.8         185   $27,216      21.3
Bill and Account Collectors                                  8,225   $24,493      11.5       5,430   $27,627      12.0
Billing and Posting Clerks and Machine Operators            18,345   $22,015      11.6      11,915   $25,335      10.3
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks                70,900   $22,148      12.1      43,710   $26,489       9.5
Gaming Cage Workers                                            205   $21,776       3.4         160   $24,583       4.4
Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks                               9,150   $26,370      12.1       6,345   $29,444      11.8
Procurement Clerks                                           1,135   $27,203      12.5         775   $29,806      16.1
Tellers                                                     17,335   $15,578       8.2       9,235   $18,530       6.6
Brokerage Clerks                                               560   $28,548      15.1         435   $31,658      14.8
Correspondence Clerks                                          355   $25,338      18.5         240   $29,167      19.4
Court, Municipal, and License Clerks                         2,375   $24,130       9.3       1,795   $25,999       7.9
Credit Authorizers, Checkers and Clerks                      1,925   $21,882       9.9       1,450   $25,332       8.4
Customer Service Representatives                            72,165   $23,330      17.0      46,105   $27,194      16.6
Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs                1,165   $35,173      30.0         910   $36,329      24.4
File Clerks                                                 10,990   $16,228      13.0       5,100   $23,142      10.9
Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks                         2,600   $12,281      11.0       1,135   $16,662       6.2
Interviewers Except Eligibility and Loan                     5,265   $13,531      18.3       1,845   $23,732      17.6
Library Assistants, Clerical                                 6,815   $11,126      30.7       1,985   $22,160      37.8
Loan Interviewers and Clerks                                 4,760   $26,196      13.3       3,475   $28,160      13.5
New Account Clerks                                             540   $22,449      10.0         405   $24,483       9.4
Order Clerks                                                 6,770   $19,344       9.4       3,825   $23,928       8.7
Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and
  Timekeeping                                                2,370   $22,310      13.9       1,460   $27,295      15.7
Receptionists and Information Clerks                        47,250   $15,930      10.3      21,455   $21,771       7.9
Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and
  Travel Clerks                                              6,105   $23,027      17.6       3,720   $28,828      17.4
Information and Record Clerks, All Other                     2,780   $19,065      13.8       1,555   $23,957      12.8
Cargo and Freight Agents                                       420   $27,778      14.4         365   $28,373      15.3
Couriers and Messengers                                      1,980   $14,949      11.1         730   $27,461      15.7
Dispatchers                                                  6,455   $25,466       7.3       4,775   $28,474       6.8
Meter Readers, Utilities                                       500   $31,296       9.6         355   $35,833       4.2
Postal Service Clerks                                        5,690   $36,401       9.8       3,925   $38,281      10.9
Postal Service Mail Carriers                                 6,570   $34,587       6.9       4,675   $36,634       7.2
Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and
  Processing Machine Operators                               5,130   $33,626       8.0       3,405   $37,830       8.0
Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks                  8,185   $27,851      26.9       6,070   $30,941      26.4
Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks                      8,965   $20,144       5.4       5,805   $22,859       4.8
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers                              19,915   $16,687       6.4      10,300   $22,291       6.4
Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers,
  Recordkeeping                                              1,740   $18,838       4.6       1,010   $22,407       6.0
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants                  187,820   $23,528      13.1     118,340   $27,980      11.7
Computer Operators                                           7,795   $25,565      15.4       5,225   $28,725      14.6
Data Entry Keyers                                           28,310   $19,689      10.5      15,760   $23,469       8.5
Word Processors and Typists                                  7,280   $20,292      12.9       3,705   $25,743      11.6
Desktop Publishers                                             645   $25,147      33.7         470   $28,421      31.8
Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks                8,825   $24,154      14.5       6,345   $26,593      13.6



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

          ILLINOIS; FEMALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except
  Postal Service                                             4,865   $14,302       5.4       2,290   $20,737       3.8
Office Clerks, General                                      57,145   $19,641      11.8      30,245   $25,190       9.5
Office Machine Operators, Except Computer                    2,120   $16,218       9.9       1,065   $21,165      12.6
Proofreaders and Copy Markers                                  960   $18,657      38.2         450   $30,218      32.6
Statistical Assistants                                       1,130   $26,031      32.9         645   $33,325      29.1
Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other        19,210   $25,522      28.0      12,420   $29,233      26.6

FARMING, FISHING, AND FORESTRY OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Farming, Fishing
  and Forestry Workers                                         135   $18,681      40.7          85   $21,845      37.6
Agricultural Inspectors                                         70   $33,456      53.6          60   $33,971      50.0
Animal Breeders                                                 40    $4,625      22.0          30   $11,406      31.0
Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products                     290    $2,325       4.5          35   $24,917       0.0
Miscellaneous Agricultural Workers                           2,955    $9,002       7.7       1,075   $15,313       8.0
Fishers and Related Fishing Workers                             50    $3,854       0.0          35    $4,306       0.0
Hunters and Trappers                                             0         .        .            0         .        .
Forest and Conservation Workers                                 45   $12,188      17.0          20   $16,964      36.4
Logging Workers                                                 30    $4,286       0.0           0         .        .

CONSTRUCTION AND EXTRACTION WORKERS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Construction
  Trades and Extraction Workers                                970   $32,530      19.4         620   $35,714      17.7
Boilermakers                                                    30   $25,526       0.0          30   $25,658       0.0
Brickmasons, Blockmasons, and Stonemasons                       35   $18,542       0.0          15   $18,542       0.0
Carpenters                                                     975   $21,051      11.5         440   $28,973      11.8
Carpet, Floor and Tile Installers and Finishers                115   $20,929      14.2          75   $22,000       6.6
Cement Masons, Concrete Finishers, and Terrazzo
  Workers                                                      100   $28,333       0.0          30   $41,667       0.0
Contruction Laborers                                         1,815   $16,653       6.5         700   $23,309       5.3
Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators              30   $25,375      22.6           4   $31,250     100.0
Pile-Driver Operators                                            0         .        .            0         .        .
Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment
  Operators                                                    285   $35,333       6.7         155   $36,771       5.9
Drywall Installers, Ceiling Tile Installers, and
  Tapers                                                        60   $19,063      13.3          20   $62,679       0.0
Electricians                                                 1,125   $33,208       6.2         750   $37,008       7.4
Glaziers                                                        70   $22,303       0.0          55   $23,542       0.0
Insulation Workers                                             100   $28,775       0.0          10   $81,250       0.0
Painters, Construction and Maintenance                       1,340   $15,731      11.6         485   $28,897      12.4
Paperhangers                                                   215   $13,594      16.0          25   $23,500       0.0
Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters            415   $37,102       5.3         235   $42,143       9.4
Plasterers and Stucco Masons                                     0         .        .            0         .        .
Reinforcing Iron Workers                                        15    $1,591       0.0           0         .        .
Roofers                                                        185   $19,716      11.5          65   $22,039      10.4
Sheet Metal Workers                                            205   $25,434       0.0         155   $26,058       0.0
Structural Iron and Steel Workers                              115   $30,903       0.0          65   $31,103       0.0
Helpers, Construction Trades                                    55   $15,817       8.8          30   $16,534      16.1
Construction and Building Inspectors                           275   $31,667      32.1         155   $33,333      33.3
Elevator Installers and Repairers                               20   $56,250       0.0           4   $56,250       0.0



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

          ILLINOIS; FEMALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Fence Erectors                                                   4   $13,750       0.0           4   $13,750       0.0
Hazardous Materials Removal Workers                             85   $29,625      26.5          55   $31,875      26.3
Highway Maintenance Workers                                    160   $28,563       6.3          85   $31,538      11.6
Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment
  Operators                                                      0         .        .            0         .        .
Septic Tank Services and Sewer Pipe Cleaners                     0         .        .            0         .        .
Miscellaneous Construction and Related Workers                  65   $30,893       0.0          30   $26,250       0.0
Derrick, Rotary Drill, and Service Unit Operators,
  Oil, Gas, and Mining                                           0         .        .            0         .        .
Earth Drillers Except Oil and Gas                                4   $16,250       0.0           0         .        .
Explosives Workers, Ordnance handling Experts, and
  Blasters                                                      80   $21,935       0.0          45   $27,250       0.0
Mining Machine Operators                                        30   $48,125       0.0          30   $48,542       0.0
Roof Bolters, Mining                                             0         .        .            0         .        .
Roustabouts, Oil and Gas                                         0         .        .            0         .        .
Helpers - Extraction Workers                                     0         .        .            0         .        .
Other Extraction Workers                                        15   $26,000      25.0          10   $27,500       0.0

INSTALLATION, MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Mechanics,
  Installers and Repairers                                   1,510   $36,136      20.2       1,215   $38,192      22.2
Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine
  Repairers                                                  1,730   $29,872      23.5       1,110   $33,040      24.7
Radio and Telecommunications Equipment Installers
  and Repairers                                              1,530   $37,383      18.2       1,300   $40,063      19.0
Avionics Technicians                                            25   $37,083      22.2          25   $37,083      22.2
Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related  Repairers              90   $30,326       0.0          55   $31,375       0.0
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Transportation
  Equipment                                                     15    $8,750      61.5           0         .        .
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Industrial and
  Utility                                                       50   $17,708       0.0          35   $25,781       0.0
Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor
  Vehicles                                                      50   $60,208       0.0          40   $60,573       0.0
Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers
  and Repairers                                                135   $23,856      11.1         105   $23,723       3.8
Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers                      50   $35,284      27.5          40   $35,391      20.5
Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians                     215   $27,969       8.3         180   $31,667       9.9
Automotive Body and Related Repairers                           55   $20,000      17.9          35   $40,227      27.8
Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers                       20   $16,875      66.7           4   $33,750       0.0
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics                   755   $19,911       1.9         430   $26,793       3.2
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine
  Specialists                                                  185   $29,167       0.0         110   $32,500       0.0
Heavy Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Service
  Technicians and Mechanics                                     85   $23,594       2.4          40   $34,531       4.9
Small Engine Mechanics                                           4   $61,250     100.0           4   $61,250     100.0
Miscellaneous Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Mechanics,
  Installers, and Repairers                                     60   $17,778       0.0          35   $17,083       0.0



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

          ILLINOIS; FEMALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Control and Valve Installers and Repairers                      75   $29,493       0.0          65   $29,764       0.0
Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration
  Mechanics and Installers                                     140   $25,769      13.0          85   $26,923       8.1
Home Appliance Repairers                                        30   $25,938      12.5          25   $26,719      17.4
Industrial and Refractory Machinery Mechanics                1,160   $27,776       0.9         845   $30,859       0.2
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General                        945   $21,066       5.9         515   $26,333       6.4
Maintenance Workers, Machinery                                  35   $12,237      11.1           4   $21,250       0.0
Millwrights                                                     75   $33,500       0.0          35   $37,321       0.0
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers                 195   $21,944      12.9         130   $29,271      19.4
Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers               440   $37,885       9.5         320   $41,729       8.1
Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers                   605   $21,123      14.7         270   $28,984      14.1
Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and
  Repairers                                                    505   $15,884       3.7         275   $25,625       5.1
Commercial Divers                                               10   $53,750     100.0          10   $53,750     100.0
Locksmiths and Safe Repairers                                   45   $14,792      18.6          35   $28,365      24.2
Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers                 4   $13,750       0.0           4   $13,750       0.0
Riggers                                                          0         .        .            0         .        .
Signal and Track Switch Repairers                               10   $51,250       0.0          10   $51,250       0.0
Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers          70    $9,583      30.4          20   $23,500      40.0
Other Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers            800   $23,409      14.2         530   $25,657      14.9

PRODUCTION OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Production and
  Operating Workers                                         14,920   $26,575      13.3      11,435   $30,070      14.4
Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems
  Assemblers                                                    45   $30,795       0.0          35   $30,114       0.0
Electrical, Electronics, and Electromechanical
  Assemblers                                                10,875   $19,331       2.4       6,785   $21,683       2.7
Engine and Other Machines Assemblers                           245   $31,771       0.0         165   $35,865       0.0
Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters                        90   $21,481      10.9          75   $22,222      10.5
Miscellaneous Assemblers and Fabricators                    29,540   $17,015       2.9      17,410   $20,847       2.5
Bakers                                                       3,945   $12,774       5.8       1,690   $19,738       5.7
Butchers and Other Meat, Poultry, and Fish Processing
  Workers                                                    2,565   $18,301       1.8       1,450   $21,441       1.2
Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine
  Operators and Tenders                                        140   $14,545       0.0          80   $21,000       0.0
Food Batchmakers                                             2,005   $15,745       5.7       1,075   $20,303       3.4
Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders                     325   $14,205       5.2         190   $21,364       8.9
Computer Control Programmers and Operators                     245   $24,115       1.6         165   $27,232       0.0
Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                               115   $21,818       0.0          80   $24,464       0.0
Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Metal and Plastic                                             55   $30,568       0.0          50   $30,795       0.0
Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Metal and Plastic                                            215   $22,664       0.0         145   $24,310       0.0
Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters,
  Operators and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                   2,205   $18,269       0.1       1,445   $21,166       0.1



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; FEMALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                95   $17,153       0.0          60   $19,167       0.0
Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine
  Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal
   and Plastic                                                 635   $17,894       4.7         395   $21,402       5.8
Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                95   $17,875      16.1          60   $26,429      13.3
Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                    15   $30,000      50.0          15   $52,679      53.8
Machinists                                                   1,895   $25,012       1.7       1,445   $26,687       1.3
Metal Furnace and Kiln Operators and Tenders                   155   $30,263       0.0         120   $31,500       0.0
Model Makers and Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic               70   $12,361      11.6          35   $36,000      23.5
Molders and Molding Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                   890   $20,481       0.8         550   $21,740       0.9
Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Metal and Plastic                                            105   $23,929       0.0          70   $23,214       0.0
Tool and Die Makers                                            135   $27,750       3.8         100   $37,917       5.0
Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Workers                      2,595   $19,326       1.7       1,620   $21,866       1.4
Heat Treating Equipment Equipment Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                70   $35,769      12.9          50   $32,411      18.4
Lay-Out Workers, Metal and Plastic                              10   $11,250       0.0          10   $11,250       0.0
Plating and Coating Machine Setters, operators, and
  Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                   205   $23,864      13.7         125   $29,167      14.5
Tool Grinders, Filers and Sharpeners                            60   $22,750       0.0          30   $23,000       0.0
Metalworkers and Plastic Workers, All Others                15,270   $19,230       2.4      10,115   $21,493       2.3
Bookbinders and Bindery Workers                              1,810   $18,441       4.9       1,155   $21,481       4.0
Job Printers                                                 1,215   $18,663       3.8         710   $22,802       2.3
Prepress Technicians and Workers                             1,880   $19,966      10.9       1,135   $25,126       8.8
Printing Machine Operators                                   1,670   $18,439       8.0       1,000   $21,739       8.6
Laundry and Dry Cleaning Workers                             6,440   $12,213       2.8       3,155   $16,008       2.9
Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials            2,075   $12,051       1.0         955   $16,386       2.2
Sewing Machine Operators                                     7,120   $13,807       3.7       3,820   $16,323       2.9
Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers                         195   $17,396       0.0          90   $19,531       0.0
Shoe Machine Operators and Tenders                             135   $20,357       0.0          70   $19,500       0.0
Tailors, Dressmakers, and Sewers                             3,930   $14,153      16.0       1,960   $18,886      15.3
Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and
  Tenders                                                        0         .        .            0         .        .
Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders                                                       95   $14,545       0.0          65   $17,500       0.0
Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters,
  Operators, and Tenders                                        70    $3,203      22.5          15   $15,781       0.0
Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine
  Setters, Operators, and Tenders                               10    $1,250       0.0           0         .        .
Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers                            0         .        .            0         .        .
Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers                                45   $14,519      44.7          25   $14,904      48.0
Upholsterers                                                   355   $16,250       5.6         215   $20,350       7.9
Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other           270   $12,222       2.2         115   $15,000       0.0



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

          ILLINOIS; FEMALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters                             185   $17,647       4.8         130   $22,115       6.8
Furniture Finishers                                            150   $12,991       4.7         125   $13,839       4.0
Model Makers and Patternmakers, Wood                             0         .        .            0         .        .
Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood           180   $14,028       6.7         110   $14,907       0.0
Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Except Sawing                                                185   $17,386      14.5          95   $20,703       7.2
Woodworkers, All Other                                          75   $11,806      12.0          20   $26,875       0.0
Power Plant Operators, Distributors, and Dispatchers           115   $52,143       9.6          90   $55,455      12.5
Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators                      195   $30,938       8.2         160   $31,172       9.9
Water and Liquid Waste Treatment Plant and System
  Workers                                                      165   $32,917      12.3         100   $33,750       7.0
Miscellaneous Plant and System Operators                       140   $50,208       7.2         115   $51,458       8.8
Chemical Processing Machine Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders                                                  415   $22,425      16.5         250   $38,958      16.1
Crushing, Grinding, Polishing, Mixing, and Blending
  Workers                                                      575   $21,362       1.0         395   $24,198       0.0
Cutting Workers                                              1,105   $14,307       3.1         470   $19,919       3.8
Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine
  Setters, Operators, and Tenders                              220   $18,750       0.0         135   $23,466       0.0
Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and
  Tenders                                                      470   $19,099       0.0         315   $20,238       0.0
Inspectors, Testers, Sorter, Samplers, and Weighers         19,930   $20,884       8.8      13,165   $24,211       9.5
Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers                  475   $19,222      19.2         305   $21,135      18.8
Medical, Dental and Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians        1,645   $21,062      17.7         985   $25,309      15.0
Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders         13,075   $15,977       1.9       6,985   $19,634       1.7
Painting Workers                                             1,360   $16,650       5.4         720   $21,991       4.6
Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine
  Workers                                                    1,920   $13,861      13.1         970   $17,416      14.6
Semiconductor Processors                                        20   $51,071       0.0          20   $51,071       0.0
Cementing and Gluing Machine Operators and Tenders             190   $12,411       0.0         105   $19,063       0.0
Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment
  Operators and Tenders                                        280   $14,643       8.9         140   $17,500      17.9
Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders            15   $18,750       0.0           0         .        .
Etchers and Engravers                                          255   $14,188       6.3         130   $20,208      11.5
Molders, Shapers, and Casters, except Metal and
  Plastic                                                      245   $10,000      13.1         145   $25,302       9.7
Paper Goods Machines Setters, Operators, and Tenders           565   $15,645       2.5         310   $21,875       1.6
Tire Builders                                                  110   $38,125       1.8          65   $40,478       3.1
Helpers-Production Workers                                     455   $16,546       5.5         265   $23,558       3.0
Production Workers, All Other                               29,820   $17,962       3.5      17,350   $21,874       3.8

TRANSPORTATION AND MATERIAL MOVING OCCUPATIONS
Supervisors, Transportation and Material Moving
  Workers                                                    2,875   $27,331      11.9       2,140   $30,580      12.7
Aircraft Pilots and Flight Engineers                           320   $42,102      80.7         140   $49,063      74.3
Air Traffic Controllers and Airfield Operations
  Specialists                                                  295   $57,083      44.6         240   $64,712      40.2



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.)

          ILLINOIS; FEMALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency
  Medical Technicians                                           65   $14,896       0.0          50   $20,114       0.0
Bus Drivers                                                 12,995   $13,398       2.6       3,535   $25,465       2.6
Driver/Sales Workers and Truck Drivers                       7,200   $18,251       5.0       3,635   $25,603       5.4
Taxi Drivers and Chauffers                                   1,050   $11,220       7.0         345   $21,528       8.1
Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other                             205    $8,676       3.9          50   $10,822       0.0
Locomotive Engineers and Operators                             230   $35,341       6.6         140   $40,526      10.7
Railroad Brake, Signal, and Switch Operators                    65   $40,489       9.5          55   $40,815       0.0
Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters                            120   $36,346      17.5          80   $44,063       9.9
Subway, Streetcar, and Other Rail Transportation
  Workers                                                       80   $36,298      14.8          75   $36,538      15.8
Sailors and Marine Oilers                                       15   $14,375       0.0           4   $13,750       0.0
Ship and Boat Captains and Operators                            10   $19,375      66.7           4   $46,250       0.0
Ship Engineers                                                   0         .        .            0         .        .
Bridge and Lock Tenders                                         10   $16,429       0.0           4   $41,250       0.0
Parking Lot Attendants                                         405   $11,336       3.7         185   $21,138       3.8
Service Station Attendants                                   1,220    $9,712       2.9         360   $16,331       5.6
Transportation Inspectors                                      370   $22,120       6.5         205   $30,606      10.2
Other Transportation Workers                                   245   $22,533       9.5         185   $23,849      10.2
Conveyor Operators and Tenders                                  55   $26,705      13.2          40   $27,045      17.5
Crane and Tower Operators                                      130   $36,328       3.9         120   $36,563       4.2
Dredge, Excavating, and Loading Machine Operators               45   $10,972      41.9          15   $33,929       0.0
Hoist and Winch Operators                                       30   $30,000       0.0          30   $30,000       0.0
Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators                       2,675   $25,480       1.2       1,800   $27,106       0.7
Cleaners of  Vehicles and Equipment                          2,515   $11,971       2.7       1,035   $19,150       0.8
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Materials Movers,
  Hand                                                      19,300   $14,704       2.8       9,080   $22,194       2.2
Machine Feeders and Offbearers                               1,215   $19,127       0.7         775   $21,638       1.2
Packers and Packagers, Hand                                 17,090   $13,332       2.5       8,095   $18,557       2.2
Pumping Station Operators                                       10   $27,917       0.0          10   $27,917       0.0
Refuse and Recyclable Materials Collectors                     405   $22,169       5.9         255   $33,162       6.6
Shuttle Car Operators                                           20   $22,885       0.0          20   $23,077       0.0
Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders                               10   $11,250       0.0           0         .        .
Material Moving Workers, All Other                             410   $20,714       7.8         235   $23,958       8.5

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