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

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


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

21 to 74 years                                           3,202,470   $35,916      30.7   2,293,765   $41,529      33.7

  MANAGEMENT OCCUPATIONS
Chief executives                                            47,330  $100,849      65.8      41,365  $103,018      67.3
General and Operations Managers                             31,505   $63,633      50.5      28,270   $65,964      50.8
Legislators                                                    305   $52,000      59.8         175   $65,694      79.7
Advertising and Promotions Managers                          2,505   $51,541      76.3       1,945   $58,273      78.6
Marketing and Sales Managers                                35,440   $70,608      70.1      30,490   $72,496      70.6
Public Relations Managers                                    1,380   $56,700      67.3       1,140   $60,738      67.6
Administrative Services Managers                             2,465   $52,251      47.1       2,030   $56,556      49.6
Computer and Information Systems Managers                   12,740   $71,752      67.9      11,270   $73,777      68.9
Financial Managers                                          25,745   $66,939      78.1      22,660   $70,632      79.9
Human Resources Managers                                     9,490   $52,141      53.2       7,470   $60,215      58.5
Industrial Production Managers                              14,135   $55,902      40.7      12,705   $57,242      41.8
Purchasing Managers                                          5,310   $58,580      55.7       4,900   $59,962      56.7
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers           9,745   $43,536      24.9       8,495   $46,014      26.0
Farm, Ranch, and Other Agricultural Managers                 6,300   $31,551      24.4       4,745   $35,014      25.7
Farmers and Ranchers                                        23,830   $21,802      15.5      16,470   $25,369      16.8
Construction Managers                                       21,965   $51,704      29.6      17,320   $57,613      32.0
Education Administrators                                    12,575   $58,052      86.4       8,975   $61,796      88.4
Engineering Managers                                         7,305   $78,529      71.8       6,615   $79,733      73.0
Food Service Managers                                       16,670   $32,178      23.1      12,660   $35,530      24.4
Funeral Directors                                            1,855   $51,995      37.2       1,505   $56,129      37.4
Gaming Managers                                                720   $35,993      34.2         525   $44,805      33.8
Lodging Managers                                             1,775   $32,278      42.2       1,355   $36,837      40.9
Medical and Health Services Managers                         5,175   $54,774      69.9       4,570   $57,169      70.4
Natural Sciences Managers                                      705   $79,375      84.3         625   $81,477      86.2
Postmasters and Mail Superintendents                           750   $50,804      20.9         700   $51,374      22.3
Property, Real Estate, and Community Association
  Managers                                                   7,360   $45,816      54.0       5,495   $50,345      56.0
Social and Community Service Managers                        4,260   $45,556      68.0       3,545   $48,998      70.1
Managers, All Other                                         59,820   $60,831      54.3      51,040   $63,368      55.3

  BUSINESS AND FINANCIAL OPERATIONS OCCUPATIONS
Agents and Business Managers of Artists,Performers,
  and Athletes                                                 635   $46,434      59.1         460   $50,648      61.3
Purchasing Agents and Buyers, Farm Products                    565   $37,500      34.8         485   $41,020      33.0
Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products            4,720   $37,437      41.0       3,860   $40,289      43.0
Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and
  Farm Products                                              6,065   $45,416      42.2       5,175   $47,115      43.1
Claims Adusters, Appraisers, Examiners, and
  Investigators                                              5,305   $40,602      60.3       4,380   $42,099      62.0
Compliance Officers, Except Agriculture, Construction,
  Health and Safety, and Transportation                      2,275   $51,542      56.2       1,895   $52,944      60.1
Cost Estimators                                              3,985   $48,589      30.1       3,220   $51,490      31.4



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; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Human Resources, Training, and Labor Relations
  Specialists                                               15,280   $44,993      55.3      11,830   $50,657      57.0
Logisticians                                                   875   $49,514      59.7         700   $51,754      59.2
Management Analysts                                         21,990   $65,423      84.9      16,385   $74,579      86.6
Meeting and Convention Planners                                620   $26,367      44.9         415   $30,865      51.8
Other Business Operations Specialists                        5,115   $40,222      44.4       3,955   $42,512      44.9
Accountants and Auditors                                    40,815   $50,098      87.7      33,160   $52,596      89.4
Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate                      2,925   $45,609      53.1       2,320   $50,662      57.1
Budget Analysts                                                415   $50,596      68.0         370   $51,250      66.6
Credit Analysts                                                755   $39,423      85.0         615   $40,625      84.8
Financial Analysts                                           2,270   $62,147      88.6       1,640   $77,083      90.5
Personal Financial Advisors                                  7,855   $70,013      86.4       6,180   $80,577      86.8
Insurance Underwriters                                       2,035   $54,713      82.5       1,775   $56,273      83.4
Financial Examiners                                            385   $61,023      86.5         300   $64,107      91.0
Loan Counselors and Officers                                 7,930   $46,805      66.6       6,620   $50,564      70.0
Tax Examiners, Collectors, and Revenue Agents                  935   $48,507      72.2         770   $50,148      73.3
Tax Preparers                                                1,630   $32,255      69.4         895   $50,734      75.3
Financial Specialists, All Other                               675   $57,981      77.6         555   $77,083      79.1

  COMPUTER AND MATHEMATICAL OCCUPATIONS
Computer Scientists and System Analyts                      27,240   $57,031      68.5      21,705   $61,193      68.6
Computer Programmers                                        25,785   $52,209      67.7      20,085   $56,300      69.0
Computer Software Engineers                                 23,580   $62,316      79.2      19,570   $66,160      79.5
Computer Support Specialists                                10,940   $41,716      47.3       8,270   $46,088      47.9
Database Administrators                                      2,445   $59,646      72.8       1,995   $61,280      72.7
Network and Computer Systems Administrators                  7,020   $48,311      50.3       5,795   $50,521      51.3
Network Systems and Data Communication Analysts             11,245   $50,914      54.4       8,985   $54,188      54.6
Actuaries                                                    1,325   $85,111      99.0       1,150   $86,894      98.9
Mathematicians                                                  65   $95,833      65.2          55  $102,188      58.2
Operations Research Analysts                                 2,270   $56,769      71.3       1,795   $61,316      69.7
Statisticians                                                  715   $60,118      87.7         595   $60,347      87.4
Miscellaneous Mathematical Science Occupations                  80    $8,500      85.4          35   $78,828      65.7

ARCHITECTURE, ENGINEERING OCCUPATIONS
Architects, Except Naval                                     7,960   $51,329      87.9       6,310   $58,209      91.4
Surveyors, Cartographers, and Photogrammetrists              1,040   $42,443      76.3         830   $48,684      78.2
Aerospace Engineers                                          1,535   $56,974      70.5       1,235   $60,443      75.3
Agricultural Engineers                                         280   $51,053      78.6         250   $51,250      81.3
Biomedical Engineers                                           405   $55,134      62.0         370   $55,000      60.3
Chemical Engineers                                           3,205   $66,748      87.6       2,785   $70,268      89.6
Civil Engineers                                             11,070   $53,963      77.7       9,240   $57,423      79.7
Computer Hardware Engineers                                  1,800   $50,794      64.5       1,400   $56,528      66.8
Electrical and Electronic Engineers                         13,790   $61,104      73.6      11,895   $63,410      74.9
Environmental Engineers                                      1,040   $56,074      75.8         905   $56,659      78.8
Industrial Engineers, Including Health and Safety            7,655   $51,765      62.6       6,645   $52,705      62.6
Marine Engineers and Naval Architects                           65   $41,806      20.6          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; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Materials Engineers                                          1,580   $53,208      58.0       1,375   $56,875      58.4
Mechanical Engineers                                        14,305   $54,541      65.8      12,280   $56,488      66.7
Mining and Geological Engineers,Including Mining
  Safety Engineers                                             180   $60,208      68.9         165   $60,938      69.3
Nuclear Engineers                                              365   $72,604      82.5         310   $71,989      79.4
Petroleum Engineers                                            120   $62,375      75.6          85   $74,125      71.1
Engineers, All Others                                       12,375   $59,232      74.6      10,165   $61,656      75.4
Drafters                                                     7,040   $35,225      20.6       5,245   $38,637      19.0
Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters                    14,210   $38,458      18.7      11,355   $41,192      18.3
Surveying and Mapping Technicians                            1,750   $35,971       5.8       1,220   $41,042       4.4

  LIFE, PHYSICAL, AND SOCIAL SCIENCE OCCUPATIONS
Agricultural and Food Scientists                               870   $42,077      75.6         645   $45,867      80.6
Biological Scientists                                        1,435   $41,564      93.7       1,150   $44,113      94.8
Conservation Scientists and Foresters                          465   $40,667      82.6         365   $45,060      81.0
Medical Scientists                                           1,630   $41,335     100.0       1,290   $48,125     100.0
Astronomers and Physicists                                     845   $60,938      97.9         670   $67,311      99.3
Atmospheric and Space Scientists                               220   $58,456      95.0         170   $58,382      97.6
Chemists and Materials Scientists                            3,975   $50,071      88.6       3,340   $53,011      89.8
Environmental Scientists and Geoscientists                   1,555   $48,350      89.5       1,240   $51,019      90.7
Physical Scientists, All Other                               3,700   $39,271      98.0       2,725   $50,536      98.9
Economists                                                     830   $65,223     100.0         745   $69,519     100.0
Market/Survey Researchers                                    2,640   $51,643      74.7       1,980   $58,750      77.2
Psychologists                                                2,470   $57,227      98.7       1,690   $65,167      98.5
Sociologists                                                    50   $71,667     100.0          45   $70,833     100.0
Urban and Regional Planners                                    770   $58,063      95.5         670   $63,125      96.0
Miscellaneous Social Scientists and Related Workers            585   $26,042      94.3         380   $35,000      97.1
Agricultural and Food Science Technicians                      790   $32,879      30.4         630   $36,688      30.6
Biological Technicians                                         385   $36,031      42.1         260   $40,441      38.1
Chemical Technicians                                         2,940   $41,350      28.7       2,300   $43,596      27.7
Geological and Petroleum Technicians                           340   $40,909      31.9         205   $51,306      30.0
Nuclear Technicians                                            140   $45,833      31.2          90   $42,188      26.4
Other Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians         2,880   $25,818      36.8       1,690   $35,370      34.8

  COMMUNITY AND SOCIAL SERVICES OCCUPATIONS
Counselors                                                   7,815   $30,061      71.2       4,780   $32,647      69.8
Social Workers                                               7,295   $32,703      75.9       5,420   $35,711      77.8
Misc. Community and Social Service Specialists               3,890   $32,759      63.9       3,010   $37,362      69.2
Clergy                                                      13,795   $27,719      78.4      10,490   $31,089      81.0
Directors, Religious Activities and Education                  800   $33,370      63.0         640   $36,333      60.3
Religious Workers, All Other                                 1,345   $28,929      74.6         860   $33,646      71.4

  LEGAL OCCUPATIONS
Lawyers                                                     34,980   $91,923      99.9      30,130  $100,804      99.9
Judges, Magistrates, and Other Judicial Workers              1,645  $100,259      87.9       1,405  $103,125      89.9
Paralegals and Legal Assistants                              1,730   $30,764      79.9         960   $38,636      77.7
Miscellaneous Legal Support Workers                          2,670   $26,619      66.1       1,420   $34,832      56.3



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; MALES

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

  EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND LIBRARY OCCUPATIONS
Postsecondary Teachers                                      30,370   $40,972      93.1      19,930   $52,176      94.5
Preschool and Kindergarten Teachers                            315   $21,042      47.3         200   $23,878      47.8
Elementary and Middle School Teachers                       25,395   $38,389      97.0      19,010   $40,944      97.3
Secondary School Teachers                                   17,885   $42,755      97.4      14,910   $45,579      98.1
Special Education Teachers                                   1,005   $36,715      94.8         790   $39,042      97.6
Other Teachers and Instructors                               6,960   $25,704      50.1       3,380   $41,769      53.7
Archivists, Curators, and Museum Technicians                   700   $27,986      76.5         445   $32,542      72.7
Librarians                                                   1,535   $34,395      83.2         945   $41,298      89.3
Library Technicians                                            505    $9,712      30.3         190   $32,298      47.1
Teacher Assistants                                           3,155   $15,692      34.0         815   $23,929      30.1
Other Education, Training, and Library Workers                 775   $43,981      68.5         465   $51,136      65.1

  ARTS, DESIGN, ENTERTAINMENT, SPORTS, AND MEDIA
       OCCUPATIONS
Artists and Related Workers                                  4,860   $35,625      49.5       3,375   $41,446      52.8
Designers                                                   15,485   $37,744      49.3      11,340   $41,699      49.3
Actors                                                         675   $17,150      61.2         160   $45,536      59.6
Producers and Directors                                      3,110   $36,582      71.4       2,170   $42,289      73.8
Athletes, Coaches, Umpires and Related Workers               4,100   $24,614      52.3       1,720   $38,538      61.5
Dancers and Choreographers                                     160   $16,875      11.9          35   $26,000      33.3
Musicians, Singers and Related Workers                       4,030   $21,021      49.6       1,530   $34,792      55.5
Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related
  Workers, All Other                                           625   $19,286      37.2         315   $29,669      36.8
Announcers                                                   1,745   $21,139      33.8         845   $32,135      41.8
News Analysts, Reporters, and Correspondents                 1,790   $37,563      79.7       1,300   $40,781      84.2
Public Relations Specialists                                 2,160   $41,727      76.7       1,495   $49,528      80.3
Editors                                                      4,075   $39,750      89.0       3,115   $45,500      91.8
Technical Writers                                            1,350   $47,021      77.1         995   $49,547      76.8
Writers and Authors                                          3,255   $36,379      83.6       2,175   $41,171      84.2
Miscellaneous Media and Communication Workers                  705   $20,759      50.5         330   $28,971      56.4
Broadcast and Sound Engineering Technicians and
  Radio Operators                                            2,865   $34,205      36.3       2,030   $40,577      35.8
Photographers                                                3,660   $30,519      48.1       2,310   $37,753      51.6
Television, Video and Motion Picture Camera
  Operators and Editors                                      1,080   $38,623      64.2         630   $50,284      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                                                1,595   $65,640      98.4       1,225   $71,217      98.4
Dentists                                                     6,200  $102,264      99.8       3,780  $104,073      99.7
Dieticians and Nutritionists                                   250   $33,056      48.0         155   $39,583      49.4
Optometrists                                                   975   $86,563     100.0         780   $93,798     100.0
Pharmacists                                                  4,695   $70,351      98.6       3,870   $71,538      98.8
Physicians and Surgeons                                     22,370  $127,756      99.5      16,460  $144,520      99.5
Physician Assistants                                           695   $48,173      80.6         485   $60,644      79.4



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; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Podiatrists                                                    470   $80,147     100.0         355  $101,447     100.0
Registered Nurses                                            6,615   $41,935      61.9       5,075   $45,020      61.0
Audiologists                                                   125   $46,250      94.4         105   $50,938      93.4
Occupational Therapists                                        210   $42,455      87.7         150   $52,667      99.3
Physical Therapists                                          1,485   $51,741      91.6       1,155   $57,152      91.5
Radiation Therapists                                           115   $46,336      55.6         100   $46,164      59.4
Recreational Therapists                                        215   $32,647      74.1         135   $40,529      84.4
Respiratory Therapists                                       1,115   $39,104      36.4         875   $40,800      39.6
Speech-Language Pathologists                                   205   $37,724      98.0          85   $37,396     100.0
Therapists, All Others                                         925   $32,132      77.3         650   $34,504      81.4
Veterinarians                                                1,290   $76,068     100.0       1,055   $77,455     100.0
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practioners,
  All Other                                                    120   $25,357      75.8          90   $40,032      67.4
Clinical Lab Technologists and Technicians                   3,665   $32,770      64.0       2,520   $36,825      64.8
Dental Hygienists                                               85   $38,333      57.1          70   $39,028      47.8
Diagnostic Related Technologists and Technicians             2,120   $41,483      25.5       1,590   $41,765      28.1
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics                 2,930   $31,147      16.8       2,435   $32,232      14.7
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practioners Support
  Technicians                                                2,250   $24,217      22.0       1,280   $28,741      15.6
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses            1,320   $25,040      11.4         840   $25,967      10.8
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians             290   $22,330      33.8         235   $23,578      34.9
Opticians, Dispensing                                          420   $30,302      21.1         290   $30,905      20.7
Miscellaneous Health Technologists and Technicians           1,290   $29,826      42.2         905   $36,186      39.1
Other Healthcare Practioners and Technical
  Occupations                                                1,520   $38,841      57.4       1,170   $46,468      58.6

HEALTHCARE SUPPORT OCCUPATIONS
Nursing, Psychiatric, and Home Health Aides                  8,260   $19,859      20.4       4,805   $24,247      19.0
Occupational Therapist Assistants and Aides                     60   $30,804      48.3          40   $30,435      47.4
Physical Therapist Assistants and Aides                        310   $27,316      35.3         205   $29,853      28.6
Massage Therapists                                             470   $22,857      49.6         210   $29,063      48.1
Dental Assistants                                              265   $17,583      36.5          90   $21,686      11.4
Medical Assistants and Other Healthcare Support
 Occupations                                                 2,475   $18,133      27.5       1,260   $26,168      21.9

  PROTECTIVE SERVICE OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Correctional
  Officers                                                   1,330   $42,472      27.0       1,200   $43,062      27.6
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Police and
  Detectives                                                 4,610   $60,694      35.8       4,215   $60,851      34.8
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Fire Fighting and
  Prevention Workers                                         1,855   $64,183      24.1       1,695   $65,161      25.4
Supervisors, Protective Service Workers, All Other           2,950   $35,863      27.7       2,370   $38,239      29.8
Fire Fighters                                               12,535   $51,286      17.2      11,095   $51,658      17.4
Fire Inspectors                                                685   $43,304      25.1         570   $45,400      27.4
Baliffs, Correctional Officers and Jailers                  11,975   $35,776      12.2      10,490   $36,064      11.9
Detectives and Criminal Investigators                        4,085   $59,160      52.6       3,675   $60,165      53.3
Fish and Game Wardens                                            4   $61,250     100.0           4   $61,250     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; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Parking Enforcement Workers                                    190   $21,207      10.6          95   $20,547      20.6
Police and Sheriff Patrol Officers                          27,380   $48,234      30.4      23,705   $49,953      30.5
Transit and Railroad Police                                     75   $47,670      21.3          65   $48,182      10.6
Animal Control Workers                                         235   $25,893       7.2         175   $31,196       6.3
Private Detectives and Investigators                         1,620   $39,115      57.0       1,175   $43,229      59.7
Security Guards and Gaming Surveillance Officers            27,540   $19,886      10.6      16,070   $25,310      10.9
Crossing Guards                                                855    $4,785       7.0          65   $34,500       0.0
Lifeguards and Other Protective Service Workers                925    $6,619      25.6         150   $33,750      40.0

  FOOD PREPARATION AND SERVING RELATED OCCUPATIONS
Chefs and Head Cooks                                         7,700   $23,220      10.7       5,290   $26,404      11.1
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Food Preparation
  and Serving Workers                                        9,405   $25,112      15.2       6,725   $27,606      15.6
Cooks                                                       35,075   $15,101       3.4      18,735   $17,930       3.0
Food Preparation Workers                                     5,660   $12,879       6.0       2,695   $15,967       6.5
Bartenders                                                   7,565   $16,019      14.2       3,380   $21,220      12.2
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers,
  Including Fast Food                                        1,785   $11,617       4.0         655   $20,541       4.4
Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession and
  Coffee Shop                                                  770   $15,045      10.3         325   $22,326       9.5
Waiters and Waitresses                                      14,080   $15,983      15.1       5,635   $22,103      13.6
Food Servers, Nonrestaurant                                  1,675   $15,978       6.8         940   $19,844       5.3
Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender
  Helpers                                                    5,375   $12,623       3.5       2,340   $15,496       2.2
Dishwashers                                                  5,570   $10,020       3.9       2,325   $13,592       3.1
Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee
  Shop                                                         515   $10,863       7.6         130   $20,000      10.0
Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers,
  All Other                                                     50   $10,329       0.0          10   $35,893       0.0

  BUILDING AND GROUNDS CLEANING AND MAINTENANCE
    OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Housekeeping and
  Janitorial Workers                                         4,810   $29,814      11.7       3,665   $31,601      12.1
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Landscaping, Lawn
  Service, and Groundskeeping Workers                        5,205   $31,429      14.3       3,080   $36,998      16.6
Janitors and Building Cleaners                              68,870   $20,221       4.3      40,405   $25,451       4.2
Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners                              6,820   $15,831       5.3       3,655   $19,161       5.1
Pest Control Workers                                         1,655   $26,116       8.9       1,205   $30,214       9.8
Grounds Maintenance Workers                                 28,430   $16,067       5.4      12,175   $22,962       6.6

  PERSONAL CARE AND SERVICE OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Gaming Workers            1,320   $38,901      29.3       1,010   $41,465      32.7
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Personal Service
  Workers                                                    2,035   $30,973      28.9       1,530   $35,174      29.9
Animal Trainers                                                640   $21,174       8.3         485   $22,282       7.4
Nonfarm Animal Caretakers                                    1,200   $14,090      16.7         690   $19,167      12.7



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; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Gaming Workers                                               1,270   $32,942      19.5         960   $35,753      19.8
Motion Picture Projectionists                                  245   $27,353      15.9         140   $30,000      19.7
Ushers,Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers                   1,295   $16,431      11.3         540   $25,973      11.3
Miscellaneous Entertainment Attendants and Related
  Workers                                                    2,255    $6,548      17.7         575   $24,623      17.7
Funeral Service Workers                                        275   $11,223      33.7         115   $23,333      36.2
Barbers                                                      2,750   $20,303       5.7       1,515   $26,423       5.1
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists               2,705   $25,782      10.7       1,730   $30,620      10.9
Miscellaneous Personal Appearance Workers                      620   $14,854       8.9         390   $20,069      14.2
Baggage Porters, Bellhops, and Concierges                    2,085   $20,356       9.1       1,230   $22,157       6.6
Tour and Travel Guides                                         410   $11,023      42.2         100   $28,295      69.7
Transportation Attendants                                    1,845   $27,436      32.3         890   $34,904      29.2
Child Care Workers                                           2,475   $15,164      22.6       1,075   $26,214      28.2
Personal and Home Care Aides                                 1,350   $11,198      14.0         520   $21,782      17.6
Recreation and Fitness Workers                               3,890   $21,832      41.9       2,015   $31,151      46.2
Residential Advisors                                           540   $11,773      33.4         145   $15,000      28.8
Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other                 1,035   $12,008      14.3         450   $21,237      17.6

  SALES AND RELATED OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Retail Sales
  Workers                                                   65,425   $36,381      28.6      54,380   $38,794      29.2
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Non-Retail Sales
  Workers                                                   31,240   $50,534      42.8      26,915   $52,322      43.8
Cashiers                                                    16,655   $14,888      16.3       7,815   $23,161      19.5
Counter and Rental Clerks                                    1,505   $18,307      19.5         855   $27,904      18.4
Parts Salespersons                                           4,140   $27,440       6.2       3,305   $30,141       6.8
Retail Salespersons                                         59,025   $27,182      26.3      37,750   $35,286      28.8
Advertising Sales Agents                                     5,315   $41,794      56.6       4,035   $48,474      59.6
Insurance Sales Agents                                      15,205   $49,151      54.5      11,750   $53,955      56.4
Securities, Commodities, and Finanancial Services
  Sales Agents                                              21,635   $67,773      75.5      16,595   $75,504      77.0
Travel Agents                                                1,140   $30,779      53.6         705   $35,210      49.0
Sales Representatives, Services, All Other                  20,520   $50,755      52.9      16,515   $56,233      54.5
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing          52,095   $50,438      50.3      43,810   $52,260      51.5
Models, Demonstrators, and Product Promoters                   585   $20,350      29.2         275   $37,415      46.9
Real Estate Brokers and Sales Agents                        11,765   $45,823      52.7       8,450   $55,678      53.8
Sales Engineers                                              1,940   $62,019      66.7       1,710   $62,488      66.1
Telemarketers                                                3,280   $12,854      24.2       1,340   $27,434      25.5
Door-To-Door Sales Workers, News and Street Vendors
  and Related Workers                                        3,580   $14,674      11.3       1,540   $26,722      12.8
Sales and Related Workers, All Other                         4,660   $41,830      49.6       3,440   $51,178      54.1

OFFICE AND ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Office and
Administrative Support Workers                              27,165   $40,149      34.1      22,375   $41,757      36.0
Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service             235   $20,699       6.0         165   $21,917       8.6



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; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Telephone Operators                                            520   $31,566      14.4         390   $32,430      16.8
Communication Equipment Operators, All Other                   290   $35,200      22.6         195   $42,639      26.4
Bill and Account Collectors                                  2,985   $26,613      23.0       2,020   $29,949      24.0
Billing and Posting Clerks and Machine Operators             2,225   $28,400      32.8       1,620   $31,024      33.7
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks                 8,970   $28,185      31.5       6,110   $32,009      31.6
Gaming Cage Workers                                            115   $22,045       5.3          80   $27,800       7.3
Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks                                 915   $30,722      31.1         670   $32,557      31.3
Procurement Clerks                                             550   $33,917      28.3         430   $38,720      27.0
Tellers                                                      1,830   $17,205      22.5         985   $21,012      23.6
Brokerage Clerks                                               560   $36,134      33.7         430   $37,759      33.4
Correspondence Clerks                                          120   $21,250      44.3          55   $67,361      61.4
Court, Municipal, and License Clerks                           790   $27,022      29.6         560   $29,151      35.1
Credit Authorizers, Checkers and Clerks                        550   $36,691      51.1         410   $40,345      55.6
Customer Service Representatives                            25,715   $29,853      32.3      18,270   $35,303      34.9
Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs                  255   $46,324      79.3         230   $46,471      81.5
File Clerks                                                  2,860   $18,697      24.6       1,495   $27,330      26.5
Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks                         1,165   $15,737      17.3         560   $18,500      14.9
Interviewers Except Eligibility and Loan                     1,595   $14,496      45.8         470   $34,150      51.0
Library Assistants, Clerical                                 1,265    $8,141      45.4         320   $21,924      63.0
Loan Interviewers and Clerks                                   790   $31,284      42.1         630   $32,137      47.5
New Account Clerks                                              80   $26,750      27.5          60   $35,714      25.9
Order Clerks                                                 3,705   $24,348      18.1       2,140   $30,709      18.7
Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and
  Timekeeping                                                  445   $22,368      29.1         220   $35,556      43.2
Receptionists and Information Clerks                         3,240   $18,425      27.5       1,510   $29,342      30.4
Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and
  Travel Clerks                                              3,055   $35,959      29.6       2,255   $39,254      29.5
Information and Record Clerks, All Other                       710   $25,473      30.9         515   $28,419      26.9
Cargo and Freight Agents                                     1,605   $36,029      11.1       1,230   $38,568      11.4
Couriers and Messengers                                      6,795   $20,030      12.3       3,660   $28,590      13.0
Dispatchers                                                  5,445   $35,617      13.3       4,235   $38,364      14.3
Meter Readers, Utilities                                     1,505   $26,463       2.9       1,060   $30,752       3.1
Postal Service Clerks                                        3,375   $39,416      16.3       2,715   $40,161      17.3
Postal Service Mail Carriers                                11,690   $39,575      10.3      10,025   $40,256       9.7
Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and
  Processing Machine Operators                               3,180   $39,100      12.4       2,535   $40,245      12.3
Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks                  6,760   $41,578      30.7       5,355   $45,393      30.1
Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks                     25,570   $25,276       5.9      17,615   $28,077       5.7
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers                              31,400   $20,272       8.0      18,290   $26,887       8.1
Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers,
  Recordkeeping                                              1,905   $29,940      12.3       1,420   $33,206      13.9
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants                    6,605   $26,568      41.5       4,210   $32,744      42.5
Computer Operators                                           6,820   $35,070      27.5       5,355   $37,865      28.8
Data Entry Keyers                                            5,365   $21,266      26.4       2,965   $27,462      27.1
Word Processors and Typists                                    395   $18,598      29.5         225   $26,211      27.8
Desktop Publishers                                             540   $36,111      41.3         420   $41,685      29.6
Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks                1,695   $33,633      48.7       1,370   $38,092      53.8



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; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except
  Postal Service                                             4,240   $19,333      12.8       2,280   $25,171      11.6
Office Clerks, General                                      10,945   $21,729      24.7       5,890   $30,054      26.1
Office Machine Operators, Except Computer                    1,260   $22,560      15.9         735   $27,121       8.7
Proofreaders and Copy Markers                                  325   $28,692      48.6         200   $29,244      50.5
Statistical Assistants                                         510   $31,366      32.4         370   $34,500      32.7
Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other         6,060   $33,042      41.5       4,045   $38,647      42.0

FARMING, FISHING, AND FORESTRY OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Farming, Fishing
  and Forestry Workers                                         550   $30,022      18.7         400   $31,975      17.2
Agricultural Inspectors                                        255   $37,656      29.5         200   $41,029      30.0
Animal Breeders                                                 60   $18,125      18.6          35   $17,031      33.3
Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products                     430   $25,665      12.1         250   $30,833       7.2
Miscellaneous Agricultural Workers                          10,755   $17,733       6.6       6,195   $21,781       7.8
Fishers and Related Fishing Workers                             85   $15,484       7.0          60   $16,302      10.2
Hunters and Trappers                                            10   $36,250       0.0          10   $36,250       0.0
Forest and Conservation Workers                                595   $20,268      10.9         350   $28,713      14.0
Logging Workers                                                640   $17,161       3.8         315   $23,047       0.0

CONSTRUCTION AND EXTRACTION WORKERS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Construction
  Trades and Extraction Workers                             28,980   $50,015       9.6      21,770   $51,799      10.4
Boilermakers                                                 1,105   $44,096       4.8         560   $47,218       5.3
Brickmasons, Blockmasons, and Stonemasons                    8,340   $35,053       3.1       3,910   $40,989       3.2
Carpenters                                                  60,570   $31,785       5.7      35,605   $38,139       5.9
Carpet, Floor and Tile Installers and Finishers              7,280   $31,314       3.1       4,605   $36,898       3.9
Cement Masons, Concrete Finishers, and Terrazzo
  Workers                                                    4,205   $35,633       3.7       1,450   $41,938       4.3
Contruction Laborers                                        48,365   $27,267       4.6      22,350   $34,090       4.8
Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators             550   $30,957       2.0         170   $32,069       6.4
Pile-Driver Operators                                           65   $50,156       0.0          30   $52,188       0.0
Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment
  Operators                                                 12,525   $42,227       2.9       6,690   $47,552       2.6
Drywall Installers, Ceiling Tile Installers, and
  Tapers                                                     5,730   $26,572       1.9       2,825   $32,633       1.9
Electricians                                                33,600   $46,832       6.7      25,745   $50,608       6.5
Glaziers                                                     1,435   $31,458       2.2         940   $40,515       2.8
Insulation Workers                                           1,495   $35,276       6.3       1,010   $40,125       5.2
Painters, Construction and Maintenance                      20,075   $26,560       7.3      10,725   $33,987       6.3
Paperhangers                                                   305   $35,057       7.2         185   $50,313      11.8
Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters         22,015   $44,909       4.4      16,485   $49,129       4.7
Plasterers and Stucco Masons                                 1,240   $28,036       1.7         495   $39,085       0.0
Reinforcing Iron Workers                                       120   $42,721       0.0          75   $45,139       0.0
Roofers                                                      8,945   $23,770       4.2       3,475   $30,848       5.2
Sheet Metal Workers                                          7,155   $45,277       2.0       5,450   $49,192       2.0
Structural Iron and Steel Workers                            4,245   $40,696       3.8       2,610   $47,985       4.4
Helpers, Construction Trades                                 1,140   $23,065       3.9         525   $34,306       6.1
Construction and Building Inspectors                         2,135   $41,142      24.0       1,560   $45,374      23.6
Elevator Installers and Repairers                            1,460   $62,466       7.4       1,310   $62,906       6.9



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; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Fence Erectors                                                 790   $21,760       6.0         380   $25,521       5.2
Hazardous Materials Removal Workers                          1,200   $31,415       2.2         610   $32,073       3.0
Highway Maintenance Workers                                  5,325   $35,640       3.7       3,840   $38,154       3.8
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               1,700   $28,253       7.5         765   $33,587       8.6
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                              695   $37,063       4.9         505   $44,028       4.0
Explosives Workers, Ordnance handling Experts, and
  Blasters                                                     220   $28,465       8.7         150   $28,700       4.6
Mining Machine Operators                                     2,185   $47,715       2.8       1,590   $50,267       2.9
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                                       645   $30,450       4.5         440   $37,717       1.4

INSTALLATION, MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Mechanics,
  Installers and Repairers                                  14,585   $45,566      12.9      12,815   $46,731      12.5
Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine
  Repairers                                                 10,960   $36,089      21.6       8,500   $39,019      22.1
Radio and Telecommunications Equipment Installers
  and Repairers                                              8,755   $42,568      11.1       6,835   $46,859      10.5
Avionics Technicians                                           265   $37,813       8.3         200   $43,077       9.9
Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related  Repairers           1,630   $31,764       7.6       1,215   $35,918       6.7
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Transportation
  Equipment                                                    115   $30,469       8.8          90   $41,389      11.1
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Industrial and
  Utility                                                      590   $52,015       6.8         500   $53,190       6.8
Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor
  Vehicles                                                     680   $48,833       6.9         605   $49,917       7.8
Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers
  and Repairers                                              1,620   $23,641      11.9       1,110   $26,643      12.9
Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers                   1,445   $33,863       5.4       1,145   $36,399       4.4
Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians                   4,110   $47,951      13.5       3,450   $50,623      12.6
Automotive Body and Related Repairers                        7,590   $30,711       1.9       5,720   $33,956       2.0
Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers                      460   $31,667       1.5         375   $35,486       1.9
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics                41,215   $27,316       3.4      30,525   $31,302       3.3
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine
  Specialists                                               14,085   $35,956       1.8      11,245   $37,368       1.9
Heavy Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Service
  Technicians and Mechanics                                  8,120   $38,398       3.4       6,520   $39,620       2.7
Small Engine Mechanics                                       1,655   $24,403       2.5       1,115   $27,315       1.8
Miscellaneous Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Mechanics,
  Installers, and Repairers                                  1,855   $21,694       5.6       1,280   $24,522       5.2



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; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Control and Valve Installers and Repairers                     720   $45,634       3.9         610   $46,575       4.6
Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration
  Mechanics and Installers                                  10,955   $35,677       4.5       8,460   $38,585       4.1
Home Appliance Repairers                                     2,165   $29,076       6.6       1,510   $31,027       7.5
Industrial and Refractory Machinery Mechanics               24,920   $38,486       4.3      19,935   $40,632       4.1
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General                     18,615   $31,735       6.8      13,610   $36,084       6.5
Maintenance Workers, Machinery                               1,390   $37,338       2.0       1,015   $39,719       1.9
Millwrights                                                  3,845   $42,181       2.9       2,745   $46,752       3.3
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers               3,825   $50,471       2.7       3,210   $51,672       3.2
Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers             6,315   $40,721       4.6       4,890   $45,448       4.1
Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers                 2,475   $35,894      22.0       1,845   $39,947      20.7
Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and
  Repairers                                                  2,280   $27,854       8.4       1,725   $29,752       7.7
Commercial Divers                                               40   $70,673       0.0          30   $71,346       0.0
Locksmiths and Safe Repairers                                  910   $30,458      12.8         675   $36,816      14.1
Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers               265   $16,917       1.9         140   $23,068       3.5
Riggers                                                        145   $31,667       1.4          70   $37,031       2.8
Signal and Track Switch Repairers                              335   $51,023       7.2         300   $51,080       7.9
Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers         420   $20,536       7.6         210   $30,040       5.2
Other Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers          8,565   $30,902       7.4       5,875   $36,527       6.5

PRODUCTION OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Production and
  Operating Workers                                         55,230   $41,580      13.5      46,295   $43,523      13.9
Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems
  Assemblers                                                   140   $38,264       7.8         130   $39,063       1.6
Electrical, Electronics, and Electromechanical
  Assemblers                                                 5,795   $24,448       9.0       4,065   $26,766       8.1
Engine and Other Machines Assemblers                         1,700   $42,453       3.3       1,370   $46,113       2.6
Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters                     1,660   $37,820       1.9       1,340   $40,839       2.4
Miscellaneous Assemblers and Fabricators                    33,010   $24,932       4.6      21,700   $29,358       4.1
Bakers                                                       3,740   $21,085       4.9       2,285   $25,184       6.4
Butchers and Other Meat, Poultry, and Fish Processing
  Workers                                                   10,785   $24,763       2.0       7,500   $27,989       2.2
Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine
  Operators and Tenders                                        325   $26,875       0.6         220   $28,571       0.9
Food Batchmakers                                             2,750   $25,620       3.7       1,890   $28,271       4.2
Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders                     225   $20,625       0.9         115   $32,169       1.8
Computer Control Programmers and Operators                   3,235   $35,682       6.6       2,570   $36,754       5.4
Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                               500   $32,879       1.0         425   $34,961       1.2
Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Metal and Plastic                                          1,210   $33,500       0.7         965   $35,959       0.0
Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Metal and Plastic                                            735   $34,784       0.9         555   $37,472       1.3
Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters,
  Operators and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                   6,565   $25,631       3.1       4,665   $28,106       2.6



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

          ILLINOIS; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                               350   $29,205       0.6         240   $30,682       0.0
Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine
  Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal
   and Plastic                                               4,050   $26,903       1.5       2,860   $30,503       2.1
Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                             1,065   $32,045       2.5         830   $34,471       2.1
Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                   140   $30,516       0.0          80   $30,893       0.0
Machinists                                                  25,135   $36,409       3.6      20,580   $38,641       3.6
Metal Furnace and Kiln Operators and Tenders                 1,910   $31,420       1.0       1,455   $34,284       1.3
Model Makers and Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic              730   $44,954      13.4         585   $45,897      16.6
Molders and Molding Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                 5,065   $32,786       4.3       3,965   $35,804       4.9
Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Metal and Plastic                                            205   $32,813       6.3         115   $42,381       0.0
Tool and Die Makers                                          8,715   $44,831       4.1       7,330   $47,303       4.4
Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Workers                     25,640   $30,472       1.6      18,155   $32,023       1.5
Heat Treating Equipment Equipment Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                               890   $34,120       5.3         670   $37,500       5.1
Lay-Out Workers, Metal and Plastic                             175   $32,563       2.9         135   $34,500       0.0
Plating and Coating Machine Setters, operators, and
  Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                 1,495   $27,560       1.8       1,015   $29,208       0.0
Tool Grinders, Filers and Sharpeners                           765   $38,012       3.5         595   $38,709       3.4
Metalworkers and Plastic Workers, All Others                37,380   $28,048       3.5      27,665   $30,640       3.7
Bookbinders and Bindery Workers                              1,580   $27,891       4.4       1,205   $31,049       2.8
Job Printers                                                 4,620   $31,706       6.3       3,640   $33,551       6.2
Prepress Technicians and Workers                             2,645   $38,977      11.1       2,115   $41,224      10.9
Printing Machine Operators                                  11,270   $34,658       4.3       9,035   $36,266       3.7
Laundry and Dry Cleaning Workers                             3,680   $18,864       9.2       2,295   $22,017      12.5
Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials            1,445   $18,982       3.5         905   $21,492       4.0
Sewing Machine Operators                                     1,755   $22,490       5.4       1,155   $28,969       6.2
Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers                         375   $21,440      11.8         205   $28,438      15.9
Shoe Machine Operators and Tenders                              35   $28,333      16.7          20   $35,625       0.0
Tailors, Dressmakers, and Sewers                               965   $25,089      11.7         590   $31,480      10.5
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                                                      160   $24,107       1.9         110   $35,391       2.8
Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters,
  Operators, and Tenders                                        45   $19,183       0.0          45   $19,087       0.0
Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine
  Setters, Operators, and Tenders                               25   $33,333       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                                15   $22,000      62.5          15   $22,000      62.5
Upholsterers                                                 1,160   $20,979       3.1         725   $24,159       3.0
Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other           375   $22,708       8.3         205   $27,667       7.4



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; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters                           2,510   $30,151      12.4       2,005   $32,188      11.6
Furniture Finishers                                            805   $25,080      12.0         530   $30,893       7.5
Model Makers and Patternmakers, Wood                            45   $26,875       0.0          10   $39,028       0.0
Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood           875   $19,673       1.9         550   $23,545       1.8
Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Except Sawing                                                740   $25,567       1.5         550   $26,803       2.0
Woodworkers, All Other                                       1,025   $22,344      12.2         660   $25,162      14.6
Power Plant Operators, Distributors, and Dispatchers         1,715   $64,375       8.6       1,515   $66,439       8.1
Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators                    7,055   $46,862       5.2       6,035   $48,779       5.1
Water and Liquid Waste Treatment Plant and System
  Workers                                                    2,645   $36,791       8.2       2,255   $38,039       7.8
Miscellaneous Plant and System Operators                     1,175   $50,140       9.3       1,050   $50,753       8.7
Chemical Processing Machine Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders                                                2,880   $41,652       5.6       2,415   $43,664       6.0
Crushing, Grinding, Polishing, Mixing, and Blending
  Workers                                                    4,770   $29,593       3.8       3,195   $31,940       4.7
Cutting Workers                                              3,460   $25,730       2.6       2,260   $28,639       3.5
Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine
  Setters, Operators, and Tenders                            1,340   $28,970       1.4       1,015   $30,890       1.9
Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and
  Tenders                                                      335   $32,027       3.3         250   $34,306       4.4
Inspectors, Testers, Sorter, Samplers, and Weighers         21,580   $32,646      15.7      16,095   $36,801      16.3
Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers                1,225   $30,259      11.4         870   $32,258       9.0
Medical, Dental and Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians        1,895   $31,425      19.4       1,475   $35,276      17.1
Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders          7,655   $20,594       3.0       4,450   $25,305       2.5
Painting Workers                                             6,420   $27,632       4.5       4,625   $30,817       3.7
Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine
  Workers                                                    1,455   $22,632      18.8       1,080   $25,394      20.1
Semiconductor Processors                                        25   $25,417      23.1          15   $27,500      37.5
Cementing and Gluing Machine Operators and Tenders             510   $20,769       3.1         375   $22,163       4.3
Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment
  Operators and Tenders                                        375   $23,633       6.1         235   $24,907       3.8
Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders            75   $35,893      21.1          65   $35,446      25.4
Etchers and Engravers                                          455   $27,454       8.2         325   $32,214       5.2
Molders, Shapers, and Casters, except Metal and
  Plastic                                                    1,435   $26,212       6.1         990   $28,485       6.0
Paper Goods Machines Setters, Operators, and Tenders         1,080   $29,675       1.5         835   $31,621       1.9
Tire Builders                                                1,695   $40,095       1.8       1,300   $41,261       2.0
Helpers-Production Workers                                   1,230   $24,216       5.3         590   $30,530       5.1
Production Workers, All Other                               50,420   $26,636       4.1      33,330   $30,923       4.3

TRANSPORTATION AND MATERIAL MOVING OCCUPATIONS
Supervisors, Transportation and Material Moving
  Workers                                                   10,175   $38,685      16.5       8,100   $41,307      17.1
Aircraft Pilots and Flight Engineers                         4,330   $77,821      75.3       2,900   $78,920      74.2
Air Traffic Controllers and Airfield Operations
  Specialists                                                1,330   $72,092      33.6       1,165   $75,795      33.2



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; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency
  Medical Technicians                                           90   $25,347      13.2          45   $27,500       9.1
Bus Drivers                                                 13,570   $21,964       7.9       5,960   $34,683       6.8
Driver/Sales Workers and Truck Drivers                     147,250   $31,736       4.2     100,055   $36,536       3.7
Taxi Drivers and Chauffers                                  12,710   $17,869      20.8       6,025   $24,705      18.8
Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other                             710    $9,659       2.7         245   $24,821       0.0
Locomotive Engineers and Operators                           3,450   $53,640      11.2       2,865   $55,971      11.4
Railroad Brake, Signal, and Switch Operators                 1,045   $44,149       4.1         820   $47,250       3.8
Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters                          2,925   $50,554       5.1       2,460   $52,211       5.3
Subway, Streetcar, and Other Rail Transportation
  Workers                                                      740   $40,655       7.1         600   $42,378       5.5
Sailors and Marine Oilers                                      845   $24,174       4.3         420   $28,553       2.1
Ship and Boat Captains and Operators                           810   $37,813       6.2         420   $39,737       1.4
Ship Engineers                                                  90   $37,446       2.2          35   $32,344       0.0
Bridge and Lock Tenders                                        365   $41,119       0.8         345   $41,325       0.9
Parking Lot Attendants                                       2,660   $20,088       4.2       1,435   $22,621       3.0
Service Station Attendants                                   2,585   $15,732       7.5       1,355   $21,745       7.4
Transportation Inspectors                                    1,205   $41,633       9.8       1,065   $43,942      10.8
Other Transportation Workers                                 1,155   $24,961      10.5         785   $32,039      12.2
Conveyor Operators and Tenders                                 305   $25,994       5.2         220   $28,750       7.2
Crane and Tower Operators                                    4,005   $39,267       2.0       3,030   $40,411       2.4
Dredge, Excavating, and Loading Machine Operators            1,590   $36,321       3.7         955   $40,500       2.8
Hoist and Winch Operators                                      250   $31,114       6.8         150   $34,609      11.4
Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators                      27,430   $25,699       1.5      18,715   $28,457       1.4
Cleaners of  Vehicles and Equipment                         10,330   $17,441       2.5       5,790   $23,221       2.4
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Materials Movers,
  Hand                                                      70,670   $21,886       3.6      41,735   $28,919       3.3
Machine Feeders and Offbearers                               1,345   $29,250       2.4         970   $31,130       2.5
Packers and Packagers, Hand                                 10,195   $15,511       4.5       4,935   $20,972       4.9
Pumping Station Operators                                      640   $30,656       2.0         465   $34,600       2.8
Refuse and Recyclable Materials Collectors                   3,160   $28,806       1.4       2,030   $35,580       1.7
Shuttle Car Operators                                          105   $50,179       0.0          80   $51,131       0.0
Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders                              160   $30,263       0.0         105   $36,875       0.0
Material Moving Workers, All Other                           1,965   $31,128       3.5       1,320   $36,500       4.3


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