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

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


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

21 to 74 years                                           1,863,160   $22,669      21.1   1,208,915   $29,241      23.4

  MANAGEMENT OCCUPATIONS
Chief executives                                            12,775   $69,115      55.1      10,910   $75,399      56.1
General and Operations Managers                             11,155   $44,649      42.0       9,930   $46,512      42.4
Legislators                                                    160   $31,548      68.5          85   $37,308      84.9
Advertising and Promotions Managers                            915   $31,101      51.9         685   $37,804      47.6
Marketing and Sales Managers                                 9,650   $42,303      53.8       7,805   $46,800      54.0
Public Relations Managers                                      770   $41,393      71.5         645   $42,468      69.7
Administrative Services Managers                               765   $50,570      36.3         670   $51,013      40.7
Computer and Information Systems Managers                    2,890   $59,167      58.7       2,555   $61,095      61.4
Financial Managers                                          10,850   $38,024      48.5       9,155   $40,911      50.5
Human Resources Managers                                     6,040   $39,155      42.7       4,950   $41,078      44.8
Industrial Production Managers                               4,520   $51,105      36.2       4,045   $51,943      36.9
Purchasing Managers                                          2,295   $44,896      39.0       2,000   $46,401      38.5
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers           2,845   $32,537      21.3       2,445   $35,154      21.7
Farm, Ranch, and Other Agricultural Managers                 4,245   $22,343      14.3       2,830   $28,712      16.1
Farmers and Ranchers                                        15,305   $12,021      11.9       9,150   $16,932      13.0
Construction Managers                                        7,575   $40,941      23.0       5,780   $45,669      26.3
Education Administrators                                     9,610   $38,067      72.8       6,305   $41,767      73.4
Engineering Managers                                         1,580   $71,728      71.7       1,395   $73,818      72.0
Food Service Managers                                       10,360   $23,420      17.2       7,745   $26,511      18.4
Funeral Directors                                            1,185   $31,414      22.9         930   $34,405      24.3
Gaming Managers                                                310   $26,833      24.0         205   $35,357      35.3
Lodging Managers                                             1,505   $23,966      32.8       1,115   $27,406      36.8
Medical and Health Services Managers                         5,330   $41,125      52.8       4,410   $44,288      54.0
Natural Sciences Managers                                      120   $55,750      83.6         110   $55,688      91.9
Postmasters and Mail Superintendents                         1,155   $36,101      12.8         765   $40,944      17.9
Property, Real Estate, and Community Association
  Managers                                                   3,955   $25,353      25.3       2,695   $28,481      26.8
Social and Community Service Managers                        2,925   $29,270      56.5       2,220   $32,982      56.7
Managers, All Other                                         20,670   $40,746      37.4      17,215   $44,933      39.2

  BUSINESS AND FINANCIAL OPERATIONS OCCUPATIONS
Agents and Business Managers of Artists,Performers,
  and Athletes                                                 265   $37,798      51.3         195   $38,393      53.8
Purchasing Agents and Buyers, Farm Products                    240   $33,906      20.7         170   $41,250      18.8
Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products            2,985   $21,850      22.6       1,880   $28,843      26.1
Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and
  Farm Products                                              3,340   $33,192      30.5       2,805   $35,765      30.6
Claims Adusters, Appraisers, Examiners, and
  Investigators                                              2,795   $30,668      42.9       2,250   $32,276      44.0
Compliance Officers, Except Agriculture, Construction,
  Health and Safety, and Transportation                      1,435   $34,212      39.5       1,145   $36,739      39.1
Cost Estimators                                              1,140   $40,038      23.6         990   $44,236      22.9
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.)

          KENTUCKY; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Human Resources, Training, and Labor Relations
  Specialists                                               10,845   $30,848      42.6       8,020   $33,833      42.2
Logisticians                                                   475   $36,890      29.3         375   $40,109      26.2
Management Analysts                                          3,750   $40,684      65.3       2,385   $50,841      62.7
Meeting and Convention Planners                                215   $26,979      55.1         145   $30,417      60.0
Other Business Operations Specialists                        2,740   $26,881      26.4       2,100   $30,329      27.4
Accountants and Auditors                                    18,815   $32,297      66.9      14,045   $36,561      69.7
Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate                      1,335   $33,220      39.5         980   $37,164      38.6
Budget Analysts                                                450   $45,938      56.0         405   $46,602      54.3
Credit Analysts                                                245   $27,581      30.5         185   $29,758      32.8
Financial Analysts                                             350   $41,196      60.1         260   $48,043      57.6
Personal Financial Advisors                                  2,115   $41,114      69.4       1,690   $51,523      70.8
Insurance Underwriters                                         675   $30,396      41.8         480   $32,364      40.0
Financial Examiners                                            125   $45,268      76.8         115   $46,071      75.0
Loan Counselors and Officers                                 4,445   $29,156      32.8       3,690   $30,795      33.1
Tax Examiners, Collectors, and Revenue Agents                1,735   $30,207      33.6       1,110   $33,791      37.9
Tax Preparers                                                1,795   $10,908      28.6         575   $31,494      39.3
Financial Specialists, All Other                               440   $29,036      38.5         370   $31,681      45.8

  COMPUTER AND MATHEMATICAL OCCUPATIONS
Computer Scientists and System Analyts                       5,420   $41,148      50.3       4,255   $46,587      51.3
Computer Programmers                                         6,220   $45,435      56.3       4,870   $50,121      56.5
Computer Software Engineers                                  3,210   $50,662      67.8       2,665   $52,085      66.7
Computer Support Specialists                                 3,425   $31,214      36.3       2,785   $33,438      37.6
Database Administrators                                        580   $50,417      55.3         485   $51,458      56.4
Network and Computer Systems Administrators                  1,680   $37,366      43.6       1,375   $40,223      46.1
Network Systems and Data Communication Analysts              2,225   $36,012      39.4       1,750   $39,670      40.5
Actuaries                                                      185   $61,750     100.0         160   $62,375     100.0
Mathematicians                                                  10   $33,750     100.0           0         .        .
Operations Research Analysts                                   785   $44,489      57.5         635   $50,406      57.8
Statisticians                                                  220   $32,670      76.7         150   $37,500      77.6
Miscellaneous Mathematical Science Occupations                  30   $31,726     100.0          30   $31,726     100.0

ARCHITECTURE, ENGINEERING OCCUPATIONS
Architects, Except Naval                                     1,390   $42,245      81.2       1,190   $45,710      81.7
Surveyors, Cartographers, and Photogrammetrists                345   $29,063      81.6         265   $31,801      75.7
Aerospace Engineers                                            230   $70,286      62.5         180   $71,250      67.8
Agricultural Engineers                                          15   $31,250      50.0          15   $31,250      50.0
Biomedical Engineers                                           100   $45,208      53.5          95   $46,042      51.5
Chemical Engineers                                           1,070   $62,092      86.8         900   $65,286      86.7
Civil Engineers                                              2,780   $46,505      74.2       2,305   $50,525      76.8
Computer Hardware Engineers                                    320   $45,278      51.6         255   $46,319      48.2
Electrical and Electronic Engineers                          2,565   $52,406      62.2       2,190   $56,979      63.0
Environmental Engineers                                        480   $55,647      89.2         405   $57,353      87.2
Industrial Engineers, Including Health and Safety            2,865   $47,978      55.7       2,540   $50,397      55.9
Marine Engineers and Naval Architects                           80   $32,500      20.7          35   $66,429      47.2
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.)

          KENTUCKY; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Materials Engineers                                            470   $46,250      62.3         375   $50,216      66.0
Mechanical Engineers                                         3,305   $50,642      59.6       2,680   $52,139      58.8
Mining and Geological Engineers,Including Mining
  Safety Engineers                                             260   $50,809      51.2         215   $52,022      56.7
Nuclear Engineers                                               50   $50,000      72.9          40   $48,438      65.8
Petroleum Engineers                                             15   $52,361      47.1          15   $52,361      47.1
Engineers, All Others                                        2,555   $51,156      68.2       2,105   $54,032      67.9
Drafters                                                     2,390   $27,570      16.9       1,750   $30,135      16.5
Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters                     5,510   $34,667      10.9       4,630   $36,916      11.1
Surveying and Mapping Technicians                            1,345   $22,252       7.1         850   $28,865       3.2

  LIFE, PHYSICAL, AND SOCIAL SCIENCE OCCUPATIONS
Agricultural and Food Scientists                               320   $29,211      89.4         180   $41,685      87.2
Biological Scientists                                          520   $33,297      92.9         425   $35,625      92.9
Conservation Scientists and Foresters                          375   $44,531      84.8         310   $48,085      83.3
Medical Scientists                                             550   $29,234     100.0         370   $36,354     100.0
Astronomers and Physicists                                     130   $47,578      83.7         110   $48,047      80.7
Atmospheric and Space Scientists                                85   $52,500      77.4          65   $61,346      85.9
Chemists and Materials Scientists                              995   $44,000      89.3         790   $47,829      93.3
Environmental Scientists and Geoscientists                     795   $40,701      90.6         700   $43,103      91.4
Physical Scientists, All Other                                 950   $27,002      96.2         645   $31,555      94.4
Economists                                                      95   $49,107     100.0          75   $51,607     100.0
Market/Survey Researchers                                      725   $35,875      67.5         570   $38,722      66.5
Psychologists                                                1,545   $37,247      99.5         800   $44,611      99.1
Sociologists                                                     4   $11,750     100.0           4   $61,250     100.0
Urban and Regional Planners                                    140   $36,786      90.8         140   $36,786      90.8
Miscellaneous Social Scientists and Related Workers            380   $20,197      87.3         205   $29,402      94.6
Agricultural and Food Science Technicians                      410   $27,479      27.9         320   $29,393      27.9
Biological Technicians                                         120   $20,938      44.1          65   $31,806       3.2
Chemical Technicians                                         1,275   $32,427      21.8       1,065   $35,469      19.0
Geological and Petroleum Technicians                           100   $34,643      45.9          80   $43,750      52.5
Nuclear Technicians                                             20   $53,036      36.8          20   $53,036      36.8
Other Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians         1,440   $20,093      27.6         810   $27,014      23.8

  COMMUNITY AND SOCIAL SERVICES OCCUPATIONS
Counselors                                                   7,075   $26,433      73.7       3,910   $27,972      72.9
Social Workers                                               9,770   $24,680      70.7       7,370   $26,420      69.8
Misc. Community and Social Service Specialists               2,820   $22,049      46.5       1,915   $26,773      50.8
Clergy                                                       7,315   $25,375      68.6       5,270   $28,565      70.8
Directors, Religious Activities and Education                  855   $23,140      67.1         515   $31,350      69.4
Religious Workers, All Other                                 1,045   $19,457      55.1         595   $26,382      63.3

  LEGAL OCCUPATIONS
Lawyers                                                      8,405   $62,182      99.9       6,965   $69,579      99.9
Judges, Magistrates, and Other Judicial Workers                840   $62,321      68.4         650   $85,378      73.9
Paralegals and Legal Assistants                              3,030   $26,470      38.2       2,170   $29,863      37.6
Miscellaneous Legal Support Workers                          2,315   $20,676      38.6       1,425   $27,276      31.6
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.)

          KENTUCKY; BOTH SEXES

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

  EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND LIBRARY OCCUPATIONS
Postsecondary Teachers                                      15,910   $35,205      90.0      10,995   $41,810      91.0
Preschool and Kindergarten Teachers                          6,240   $11,334      33.8       3,390   $15,871      33.9
Elementary and Middle School Teachers                       45,850   $30,645      92.3      33,495   $33,096      95.2
Secondary School Teachers                                   10,025   $31,955      94.2       7,810   $34,881      96.5
Special Education Teachers                                   2,305   $28,085      87.1       1,815   $30,170      88.5
Other Teachers and Instructors                               5,980   $12,657      46.9       2,165   $27,822      41.9
Archivists, Curators, and Museum Technicians                   330   $27,100      74.8         265   $32,292      76.0
Librarians                                                   2,625   $30,707      84.3       1,245   $33,151      83.9
Library Technicians                                            565    $8,485      17.2         170   $16,938      18.9
Teacher Assistants                                          14,295    $9,098       9.2       2,780   $11,704       8.4
Other Education, Training, and Library Workers               1,065   $32,126      76.5         660   $37,143      82.7

  ARTS, DESIGN, ENTERTAINMENT, SPORTS, AND MEDIA
       OCCUPATIONS
Artists and Related Workers                                  2,005   $19,181      38.9       1,110   $29,821      42.4
Designers                                                    7,220   $21,586      34.6       4,520   $27,153      35.3
Actors                                                          95    $8,313      84.5          20   $27,727      90.0
Producers and Directors                                      1,080   $30,370      57.2         775   $35,938      59.9
Athletes, Coaches, Umpires and Related Workers               1,750   $24,216      59.1         855   $36,442      70.6
Dancers and Choreographers                                     325   $11,068       2.8          20   $45,125       0.0
Musicians, Singers and Related Workers                       1,430   $13,379      44.4         510   $28,950      50.1
Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related
  Workers, All Other                                           285   $19,716      16.6         110   $24,653      18.5
Announcers                                                     815   $20,633      40.7         470   $25,927      50.3
News Analysts, Reporters, and Correspondents                 1,090   $27,359      75.8         745   $34,911      77.7
Public Relations Specialists                                 1,520   $30,918      56.6       1,105   $37,478      60.2
Editors                                                      1,365   $28,116      76.7         950   $32,816      79.9
Technical Writers                                              295   $32,708      69.0         185   $35,972      67.2
Writers and Authors                                          1,075   $22,095      70.6         565   $31,443      70.6
Miscellaneous Media and Communication Workers                  500   $19,167      33.8         180   $33,611      29.7
Broadcast and Sound Engineering Technicians and
  Radio Operators                                              865   $22,782      29.1         515   $29,107      29.7
Photographers                                                1,100   $22,011      31.5         710   $30,827      34.7
Television, Video and Motion Picture Camera
  Operators and Editors                                        150   $24,097      45.6          95   $31,146      53.7
Media and Communication Equipment Workers,
  All Other                                                     15    $2,222      43.8           4   $16,250     100.0

  HEALTHCARE PRACTIONERS AND TECHNICAL OCCUPATIONS
Chiropractors                                                  555   $43,594      96.4         360   $51,861      95.0
Dentists                                                     2,030   $77,121     100.0       1,065   $92,750     100.0
Dieticians and Nutritionists                                 1,190   $26,683      61.8         810   $32,193      59.2
Optometrists                                                   340   $71,442     100.0         235   $75,729     100.0
Pharmacists                                                  3,330   $65,051      94.2       2,270   $70,777      98.1
Physicians and Surgeons                                      8,420  $123,012      99.3       6,220  $130,158      99.2
Physician Assistants                                           815   $31,172      52.3         540   $38,553      55.4
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.)

          KENTUCKY; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Podiatrists                                                    105   $80,385     100.0          85   $77,188     100.0
Registered Nurses                                           36,670   $34,414      39.9      23,990   $38,118      38.8
Audiologists                                                    95   $40,078     100.0          85   $40,859     100.0
Occupational Therapists                                        820   $41,058      91.6         440   $44,934      92.7
Physical Therapists                                          1,860   $41,944      83.4       1,240   $47,621      82.3
Radiation Therapists                                           170   $41,983      23.8         120   $46,417      22.3
Recreational Therapists                                        215   $21,731      72.4         145   $24,615      72.2
Respiratory Therapists                                       1,930   $27,447      14.3       1,235   $31,295      15.2
Speech-Language Pathologists                                 1,560   $35,392      96.9         715   $41,558     100.0
Therapists, All Others                                       1,120   $25,794      84.4         695   $29,309      90.7
Veterinarians                                                  985   $60,644     100.0         835   $64,097     100.0
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practioners,
  All Other                                                     30   $15,833      60.7          20   $35,625      50.0
Clinical Lab Technologists and Technicians                   4,915   $27,644      51.8       3,320   $32,183      50.5
Dental Hygienists                                            1,360   $26,533      27.5         435   $32,034      26.6
Diagnostic Related Technologists and Technicians             3,805   $30,011      12.4       2,795   $33,225      12.6
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics                 2,325   $25,132       6.6       1,840   $26,655       6.1
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practioners Support
  Technicians                                                5,305   $17,211      10.3       3,185   $21,010       8.9
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses           10,520   $22,476       6.5       6,545   $25,428       7.1
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians           1,700   $17,230       7.6       1,070   $19,670       7.2
Opticians, Dispensing                                          645   $23,277      13.9         470   $26,176      15.9
Miscellaneous Health Technologists and Technicians           1,160   $20,917      23.6         870   $22,093      25.7
Other Healthcare Practioners and Technical
  Occupations                                                1,170   $31,679      66.9         955   $35,188      71.8

HEALTHCARE SUPPORT OCCUPATIONS
Nursing, Psychiatric, and Home Health Aides                 26,600   $13,477       3.9      13,600   $17,182       3.4
Occupational Therapist Assistants and Aides                    110   $22,500       4.6          30   $35,885       0.0
Physical Therapist Assistants and Aides                      1,030   $21,368       8.8         555   $28,125      12.3
Massage Therapists                                             415   $15,399      37.9         125   $20,192      36.5
Dental Assistants                                            2,835   $16,059       5.7       1,345   $20,000       4.2
Medical Assistants and Other Healthcare Support
 Occupations                                                 8,990   $15,975       6.5       5,205   $19,818       6.7

  PROTECTIVE SERVICE OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Correctional
  Officers                                                     670   $30,000      31.5         590   $28,935      28.7
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Police and
  Detectives                                                 1,230   $40,072      27.9       1,125   $40,962      28.2
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Fire Fighting and
  Prevention Workers                                           720   $47,889      17.4         680   $47,778      18.3
Supervisors, Protective Service Workers, All Other             885   $28,615      28.3         710   $32,448      29.5
Fire Fighters                                                3,000   $32,627      10.0       2,565   $35,010       9.6
Fire Inspectors                                                315   $35,227      21.7         270   $35,227      14.6
Baliffs, Correctional Officers and Jailers                   5,010   $21,216       8.6       3,905   $22,451       7.8
Detectives and Criminal Investigators                        1,130   $41,355      41.5         975   $41,130      38.5
Fish and Game Wardens                                           25   $31,635      44.0          20   $31,923      40.9
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.)

          KENTUCKY; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Parking Enforcement Workers                                     35   $17,692       0.0          25   $18,750       0.0
Police and Sheriff Patrol Officers                           6,560   $31,682      25.1       5,635   $32,375      25.3
Transit and Railroad Police                                      4   $46,250       0.0           4   $46,250       0.0
Animal Control Workers                                         240   $16,453       0.0         175   $17,462       0.0
Private Detectives and Investigators                           570   $24,315      30.8         370   $25,846      29.9
Security Guards and Gaming Surveillance Officers             8,975   $15,763       9.4       4,900   $21,292      11.3
Crossing Guards                                                405    $8,491       5.4         105   $17,024       0.0
Lifeguards and Other Protective Service Workers              1,355    $6,093       6.9         155   $18,913      21.8

  FOOD PREPARATION AND SERVING RELATED OCCUPATIONS
Chefs and Head Cooks                                         1,655   $21,316       8.1       1,185   $25,361       8.3
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Food Preparation
  and Serving Workers                                        8,920   $16,298       6.8       5,390   $20,246       7.6
Cooks                                                       26,200    $9,946       2.1      10,010   $14,118       2.1
Food Preparation Workers                                     4,915    $9,284       2.6       1,635   $15,200       1.7
Bartenders                                                   3,215   $11,972      11.7       1,305   $18,214       8.1
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers,
  Including Fast Food                                        3,960    $8,688       3.3       1,330   $15,122       6.4
Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession and
  Coffee Shop                                                1,055    $9,988       4.0         360   $14,224       6.7
Waiters and Waitresses                                      18,210    $9,253       5.6       5,530   $13,569       4.5
Food Servers, Nonrestaurant                                  1,575   $10,886       7.0         580   $16,769       3.1
Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender
  Helpers                                                    2,000    $7,894       2.5         315   $16,845       2.2
Dishwashers                                                  2,700    $8,347       3.7         895   $13,570       5.8
Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee
  Shop                                                       1,310    $6,860       6.8         295   $12,366       3.0
Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers,
  All Other                                                     75   $11,940       0.0          35   $18,214       0.0

  BUILDING AND GROUNDS CLEANING AND MAINTENANCE
    OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Housekeeping and
  Janitorial Workers                                         2,330   $21,613       4.9       1,810   $24,328       4.6
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Landscaping, Lawn
  Service, and Groundskeeping Workers                        1,675   $25,034      20.5       1,295   $26,572      22.4
Janitors and Building Cleaners                              29,155   $14,437       2.2      15,840   $19,753       2.3
Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners                             15,935    $9,526       1.6       6,060   $14,088       1.7
Pest Control Workers                                           750   $23,721       6.8         590   $25,681       7.1
Grounds Maintenance Workers                                 10,730   $12,936       5.2       4,940   $18,799       5.3

  PERSONAL CARE AND SERVICE OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Gaming Workers              375   $19,722      36.4         235   $30,441      39.7
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Personal Service
  Workers                                                    1,410   $19,934      16.7         940   $22,500      15.6
Animal Trainers                                                995   $20,353      17.4         750   $22,895      19.5
Nonfarm Animal Caretakers                                    2,270   $14,670       6.9       1,195   $20,148       4.9
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.)

          KENTUCKY; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Gaming Workers                                                 610   $28,574      18.7         385   $30,795      20.9
Motion Picture Projectionists                                   35    $8,047       8.1           4   $33,750     100.0
Ushers,Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers                     305    $3,472      12.7          40   $17,969       0.0
Miscellaneous Entertainment Attendants and Related
  Workers                                                      830   $11,127      10.8         330   $16,356      14.0
Funeral Service Workers                                        185   $20,192      33.3         110   $35,313      34.9
Barbers                                                      1,600   $14,811       5.5         955   $21,574       5.6
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists               9,010   $11,998       6.3       4,385   $16,182       7.8
Miscellaneous Personal Appearance Workers                    1,005   $12,077       8.8         405   $21,818       8.9
Baggage Porters, Bellhops, and Concierges                      425   $17,159       9.0         295   $18,281      13.0
Tour and Travel Guides                                         330    $5,865      17.9          60   $15,125       0.0
Transportation Attendants                                    1,280   $22,750      27.6         515   $27,750      26.6
Child Care Workers                                          17,785    $7,009       8.0       6,080   $12,145       7.1
Personal and Home Care Aides                                 3,220    $8,921       4.1       1,140   $14,553       4.1
Recreation and Fitness Workers                               2,665   $12,560      31.0       1,260   $21,032      37.8
Residential Advisors                                           825   $11,796      19.2         355   $17,238      15.6
Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other                   420    $9,933       4.8         140   $24,250       0.0

  SALES AND RELATED OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Retail Sales
  Workers                                                   43,465   $24,309      17.0      34,160   $26,614      17.8
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Non-Retail Sales
  Workers                                                   11,665   $34,373      25.5       9,765   $36,907      26.9
Cashiers                                                    34,550    $9,486       3.6      12,640   $14,830       3.5
Counter and Rental Clerks                                    1,780   $11,662       9.2         805   $21,132      11.1
Parts Salespersons                                           1,900   $24,243       5.1       1,560   $25,758       2.6
Retail Salespersons                                         42,705   $14,327      15.5      20,970   $23,930      16.5
Advertising Sales Agents                                     2,395   $27,696      36.0       1,700   $32,500      41.2
Insurance Sales Agents                                       7,350   $32,378      39.7       5,835   $36,684      41.1
Securities, Commodities, and Finanancial Services
  Sales Agents                                               3,015   $35,344      49.7       2,350   $40,855      53.7
Travel Agents                                                  770   $18,950      31.6         465   $21,913      28.5
Sales Representatives, Services, All Other                   6,335   $31,595      34.8       4,520   $37,091      37.5
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing          16,630   $37,420      37.9      13,215   $41,722      39.0
Models, Demonstrators, and Product Promoters                   555    $6,051      15.7          80   $15,104      37.0
Real Estate Brokers and Sales Agents                         6,860   $25,747      34.6       3,955   $37,226      39.3
Sales Engineers                                                335   $49,231      64.1         285   $50,250      63.6
Telemarketers                                                1,820   $10,199       8.5         625   $22,823       7.4
Door-To-Door Sales Workers, News and Street Vendors
  and Related Workers                                        2,390    $8,100      13.2         730   $21,720      16.3
Sales and Related Workers, All Other                         2,770   $19,127      32.1       1,500   $31,255      41.2

OFFICE AND ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Office and
Administrative Support Workers                              21,725   $26,659      20.2      16,935   $29,367      20.2
Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service           1,080   $16,989       5.9         680   $19,184       4.1
Table 2.  EARNINGS BY DETAILED OCCUPATION: 1999                                                                       
          (Data for Civilian Noninstitutional Workers From the 2000 Census. Workers who worked 50 weeks
          or more and 35 or more hours per week in 1999 were classified as year-round full-time workers.)

          KENTUCKY; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Telephone Operators                                          1,135   $19,213       8.9         715   $24,500      10.8
Communication Equipment Operators, All Other                   145   $22,462       7.0          85   $23,088      11.6
Bill and Account Collectors                                  3,350   $19,335      12.7       2,000   $22,601      10.5
Billing and Posting Clerks and Machine Operators             5,540   $20,474       9.0       3,970   $21,834       8.1
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks                23,830   $19,788      10.8      15,255   $22,396       9.0
Gaming Cage Workers                                             50   $20,000       0.0          35   $20,000       0.0
Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks                               3,480   $21,280       7.2       2,495   $23,488       6.3
Procurement Clerks                                             520   $25,377      21.6         390   $25,976      20.8
Tellers                                                      5,945   $15,184       7.2       3,450   $17,386       6.1
Brokerage Clerks                                               170   $27,119      35.5         155   $27,500      35.1
Correspondence Clerks                                           95   $21,136      25.0          65   $25,234      28.4
Court, Municipal, and License Clerks                         1,210   $21,382      12.7         990   $22,483      12.9
Credit Authorizers, Checkers and Clerks                        890   $20,578      13.2         715   $21,588      13.7
Customer Service Representatives                            24,085   $20,814      15.3      15,580   $24,600      16.0
Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs                  725   $30,531      43.3         625   $32,071      40.3
File Clerks                                                  3,665   $15,238      10.6       1,830   $20,634       9.9
Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks                         1,880   $11,051       6.7         775   $15,569       7.5
Interviewers Except Eligibility and Loan                     3,085   $10,526      17.3       1,000   $20,874      12.4
Library Assistants, Clerical                                 1,635    $9,821      23.0         435   $16,569      26.1
Loan Interviewers and Clerks                                 1,610   $22,802      11.7       1,235   $24,677      11.4
New Account Clerks                                             190   $18,697      20.6         155   $19,202      21.8
Order Clerks                                                 2,335   $19,892      10.5       1,640   $24,133       7.4
Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and
  Timekeeping                                                  605   $25,804      14.5         465   $27,289      17.5
Receptionists and Information Clerks                        13,415   $14,493       8.8       6,510   $19,222       6.4
Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and
  Travel Clerks                                              1,735   $24,113      15.6       1,130   $30,694      16.1
Information and Record Clerks, All Other                     1,015   $17,754      14.9         560   $23,433      17.5
Cargo and Freight Agents                                       225   $28,083      17.8         165   $34,028      19.6
Couriers and Messengers                                      2,235   $20,518       8.8       1,335   $25,795      10.0
Dispatchers                                                  3,045   $23,182       7.4       2,285   $25,966       7.7
Meter Readers, Utilities                                       955   $24,144       4.1         805   $26,649       4.8
Postal Service Clerks                                        1,940   $37,448      12.0       1,445   $39,675      13.7
Postal Service Mail Carriers                                 5,035   $36,662      10.4       3,630   $39,724      11.6
Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and
  Processing Machine Operators                               1,655   $34,654       7.3       1,175   $39,066       8.0
Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks                  4,550   $28,611      20.6       3,530   $32,127      21.2
Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks                     11,080   $22,010       3.5       7,895   $25,297       3.8
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers                              18,470   $15,959       4.1      10,995   $20,910       3.9
Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers,
  Recordkeeping                                              1,475   $22,799       6.6       1,000   $25,943       5.7
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants                   49,535   $19,525      10.5      31,885   $22,489       9.8
Computer Operators                                           3,505   $23,002      12.2       2,565   $25,723      12.2
Data Entry Keyers                                            8,395   $16,717       8.6       4,725   $21,103       7.6
Word Processors and Typists                                  1,990   $16,209       9.7         945   $21,822       7.1
Desktop Publishers                                             195   $30,208      27.0         150   $32,941      32.4
Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks                2,725   $20,653      10.9       1,865   $22,316      10.6
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.)

          KENTUCKY; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except
  Postal Service                                             2,030   $15,653       8.3       1,055   $20,439       1.9
Office Clerks, General                                      18,470   $16,918      10.1      10,165   $22,196       8.7
Office Machine Operators, Except Computer                      790   $16,676       9.0         450   $19,939       8.7
Proofreaders and Copy Markers                                  165   $19,750      12.2          90   $22,188       9.1
Statistical Assistants                                         625   $20,321      24.4         405   $25,870      26.4
Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other         7,300   $22,523      25.2       5,235   $25,617      24.0

FARMING, FISHING, AND FORESTRY OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Farming, Fishing
  and Forestry Workers                                         635   $23,947      15.5         455   $25,952      15.8
Agricultural Inspectors                                        135   $28,700       5.9          95   $30,568       7.5
Animal Breeders                                                145   $18,523      17.4         110   $19,375      16.5
Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products                     300   $12,621       7.7         125   $14,250      12.0
Miscellaneous Agricultural Workers                          10,030   $11,234       4.7       4,970   $16,906       4.8
Fishers and Related Fishing Workers                             80   $14,861      13.6          35   $15,417      17.6
Hunters and Trappers                                            50   $10,602       0.0           4   $28,750       0.0
Forest and Conservation Workers                                105   $17,250      14.2          75   $20,000      20.3
Logging Workers                                              3,370   $15,137       1.7       1,445   $20,789       3.4

CONSTRUCTION AND EXTRACTION WORKERS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Construction
  Trades and Extraction Workers                             15,185   $35,574       6.0      11,690   $38,538       6.1
Boilermakers                                                   585   $35,164       5.0         235   $35,556       3.8
Brickmasons, Blockmasons, and Stonemasons                    4,560   $20,711       1.5       2,185   $26,071       1.6
Carpenters                                                  21,800   $20,565       3.7      11,710   $26,163       4.1
Carpet, Floor and Tile Installers and Finishers              3,350   $22,489       3.3       2,040   $27,218       3.1
Cement Masons, Concrete Finishers, and Terrazzo
  Workers                                                    1,600   $21,475       0.8         810   $26,803       1.2
Contruction Laborers                                        17,635   $19,940       2.3       8,560   $24,831       3.0
Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators             375   $22,321       3.2         155   $19,757       6.5
Pile-Driver Operators                                           20   $56,125       0.0          20   $56,125       0.0
Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment
  Operators                                                  9,575   $28,899       0.7       5,795   $31,200       0.7
Drywall Installers, Ceiling Tile Installers, and
  Tapers                                                     3,105   $18,938       0.8       1,630   $24,708       0.9
Electricians                                                11,730   $32,005       3.3       9,065   $34,864       3.0
Glaziers                                                       630   $26,007       6.7         455   $26,747       6.6
Insulation Workers                                             630   $25,599       3.0         365   $36,250       5.2
Painters, Construction and Maintenance                       6,865   $17,878       3.7       3,505   $23,723       3.2
Paperhangers                                                   170   $14,625       5.9          80   $36,000       0.0
Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters          8,570   $30,557       2.1       6,150   $32,202       2.2
Plasterers and Stucco Masons                                    95   $27,212       0.0          60   $29,167       0.0
Reinforcing Iron Workers                                        70   $24,464      18.8          55   $40,208      24.5
Roofers                                                      3,320   $16,764       1.2       1,485   $21,765       1.8
Sheet Metal Workers                                          2,135   $25,325       1.4       1,470   $28,285       1.6
Structural Iron and Steel Workers                            1,360   $27,766       1.3         860   $31,792       0.8
Helpers, Construction Trades                                   710   $15,259       1.5         285   $23,638       1.8
Construction and Building Inspectors                         1,110   $30,775      12.9         845   $33,533      12.3
Elevator Installers and Repairers                              350   $37,130       3.1         295   $37,833       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.)

          KENTUCKY; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Fence Erectors                                                 300   $17,422       0.3         155   $22,443       0.6
Hazardous Materials Removal Workers                            210   $28,917       8.6         120   $35,417      15.3
Highway Maintenance Workers                                  1,405   $19,706       1.9         955   $21,260       1.3
Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment
  Operators                                                    240   $32,625       0.0         145   $33,292       0.0
Septic Tank Services and Sewer Pipe Cleaners                    95   $18,229       0.0          65   $19,063       0.0
Miscellaneous Construction and Related Workers                 370   $19,519       0.0         200   $30,192       0.0
Derrick, Rotary Drill, and Service Unit Operators,
  Oil, Gas, and Mining                                          95   $35,764       0.0          65   $40,714       0.0
Earth Drillers Except Oil and Gas                              670   $31,227       0.0         480   $35,407       0.0
Explosives Workers, Ordnance handling Experts, and
  Blasters                                                     530   $30,542       1.5         305   $33,032       0.0
Mining Machine Operators                                     5,095   $37,335       0.7       3,580   $42,083       0.8
Roof Bolters, Mining                                         1,125   $34,111       0.0         735   $38,294       0.0
Roustabouts, Oil and Gas                                        10   $35,625      66.7          10   $35,625      66.7
Helpers - Extraction Workers                                    30   $32,344       0.0          15   $87,639       0.0
Other Extraction Workers                                       575   $30,052       0.0         420   $36,711       0.0

INSTALLATION, MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Mechanics,
  Installers and Repairers                                   6,255   $40,389       8.6       5,480   $41,967       9.1
Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine
  Repairers                                                  3,460   $26,456      12.6       2,485   $31,225      14.3
Radio and Telecommunications Equipment Installers
  and Repairers                                              3,305   $31,095       5.5       2,520   $37,515       5.3
Avionics Technicians                                            75   $35,417       0.0          60   $34,844       0.0
Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related  Repairers             665   $30,000       1.4         545   $31,813       1.7
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Transportation
  Equipment                                                     25   $23,393       0.0          20   $19,750       0.0
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Industrial and
  Utility                                                      285   $41,875       6.4         245   $44,375       7.3
Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor
  Vehicles                                                     550   $61,524       9.5         460   $65,179       9.8
Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers
  and Repairers                                                665   $18,947       6.0         445   $24,963       4.5
Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers                     445   $26,699       2.9         350   $29,145       2.8
Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians                   1,385   $41,079       7.7       1,210   $41,912       8.3
Automotive Body and Related Repairers                        3,345   $23,112       1.5       2,475   $26,442       1.8
Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers                      170   $30,893       4.1         160   $31,429       4.4
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics                15,370   $21,527       2.0      11,205   $25,409       2.0
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine
  Specialists                                                5,665   $28,777       1.2       4,610   $30,170       1.0
Heavy Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Service
  Technicians and Mechanics                                  4,360   $35,065       1.3       3,470   $36,345       1.3
Small Engine Mechanics                                         985   $17,689       2.7         610   $21,853       3.3
Miscellaneous Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Mechanics,
  Installers, and Repairers                                    775   $17,334       1.4         490   $21,171       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.)

          KENTUCKY; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Control and Valve Installers and Repairers                     255   $27,361       4.7         215   $31,250       5.6
Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration
  Mechanics and Installers                                   4,775   $26,109       1.7       3,735   $29,506       1.9
Home Appliance Repairers                                       750   $20,788       0.9         505   $23,125       1.4
Industrial and Refractory Machinery Mechanics               11,655   $36,059       3.0       9,930   $37,689       3.0
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General                      7,385   $28,924       2.6       5,915   $31,144       2.8
Maintenance Workers, Machinery                                 665   $31,285       3.6         450   $38,250       1.3
Millwrights                                                  1,120   $34,719       1.8         690   $41,692       1.3
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers               2,230   $41,860       2.6       1,900   $43,417       2.5
Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers             2,900   $31,528       4.6       2,135   $36,677       5.5
Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers                   995   $38,289      14.8         820   $40,783      12.3
Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and
  Repairers                                                    985   $22,759       4.1         650   $26,866       2.6
Commercial Divers                                               15   $12,344      46.7           4   $28,750     100.0
Locksmiths and Safe Repairers                                  250   $29,141       4.4         185   $30,781       6.0
Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers               625   $19,556       0.0         365   $23,385       0.0
Riggers                                                        110   $22,083       0.0          70   $27,794       0.0
Signal and Track Switch Repairers                               50   $41,667      16.7          40   $40,694      19.5
Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers         155   $15,313       5.1         115   $19,464       6.8
Other Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers          3,565   $27,142       5.6       2,575   $31,422       5.6

PRODUCTION OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Production and
  Operating Workers                                         25,520   $35,904      10.5      21,595   $37,471      10.7
Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems
  Assemblers                                                    35   $13,152      23.5          30   $13,315      25.8
Electrical, Electronics, and Electromechanical
  Assemblers                                                 6,140   $24,777       2.7       4,130   $29,676       2.4
Engine and Other Machines Assemblers                           635   $26,496       6.3         425   $30,865       6.6
Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters                       570   $30,313       5.8         460   $31,063       5.2
Miscellaneous Assemblers and Fabricators                    33,165   $24,168       3.7      23,175   $28,535       3.6
Bakers                                                       1,610   $12,465       7.0         810   $17,603       6.2
Butchers and Other Meat, Poultry, and Fish Processing
  Workers                                                    4,280   $19,559       2.0       2,905   $22,945       2.4
Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine
  Operators and Tenders                                        245   $24,042       0.0         195   $26,164       0.0
Food Batchmakers                                             1,185   $19,375       3.4         730   $23,201       4.2
Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders                     155   $15,547       0.0          75   $22,750       0.0
Computer Control Programmers and Operators                     470   $27,058       3.8         410   $29,813       4.4
Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                               380   $27,760       2.1         315   $29,141       2.5
Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Metal and Plastic                                            375   $30,099       0.0         305   $30,921       0.0
Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Metal and Plastic                                            360   $27,097       0.0         265   $30,550       0.0
Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters,
  Operators and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                   4,250   $21,718       0.7       2,950   $24,958       0.6
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.)

          KENTUCKY; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                               225   $26,316       0.0         145   $34,519       0.0
Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine
  Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal
   and Plastic                                                 970   $24,198       1.3         730   $27,426       0.8
Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                               350   $27,193       2.6         275   $27,434       3.2
Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                    25   $40,000      12.5          25   $40,000      12.5
Machinists                                                   6,330   $31,181       2.4       5,255   $32,440       2.2
Metal Furnace and Kiln Operators and Tenders                   935   $33,508       1.3         745   $35,972       1.6
Model Makers and Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic               90   $26,932      13.0          55   $31,023       8.8
Molders and Molding Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                 2,385   $24,418       2.1       1,790   $26,489       1.3
Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Metal and Plastic                                            295   $28,226       4.1         210   $30,265       5.7
Tool and Die Makers                                          2,840   $40,628       3.9       2,475   $41,320       4.1
Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Workers                     14,410   $26,507       1.3      10,395   $28,908       1.3
Heat Treating Equipment Equipment Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                               210   $31,111       2.8         155   $35,880       3.8
Lay-Out Workers, Metal and Plastic                              80   $21,316       0.0          55   $25,417       0.0
Plating and Coating Machine Setters, operators, and
  Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                   355   $28,889       1.7         325   $30,375       1.9
Tool Grinders, Filers and Sharpeners                           180   $24,423       0.0         110   $35,104       0.0
Metalworkers and Plastic Workers, All Others                14,470   $25,397       2.1      11,030   $27,408       2.3
Bookbinders and Bindery Workers                              1,155   $21,496       3.6         825   $25,637       5.1
Job Printers                                                 1,000   $25,769       2.6         775   $27,708       3.3
Prepress Technicians and Workers                             1,200   $22,224      10.3         855   $28,625       7.2
Printing Machine Operators                                   3,490   $29,902       2.9       2,835   $31,579       2.9
Laundry and Dry Cleaning Workers                             3,310   $12,432       1.6       1,800   $16,856       2.1
Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials            1,900   $14,093       0.1       1,080   $19,079       0.2
Sewing Machine Operators                                    13,095   $14,653       0.9       7,600   $16,831       0.3
Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers                         255   $17,938       3.6         190   $20,667       4.8
Shoe Machine Operators and Tenders                             175   $18,786       0.0         125   $19,706       0.0
Tailors, Dressmakers, and Sewers                             1,520   $11,025      15.4         705   $17,263      17.2
Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and
  Tenders                                                      105   $26,587       0.0          80   $26,442       0.0
Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders                                                      120   $16,667       0.0          70   $18,289       0.0
Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters,
  Operators, and Tenders                                       355   $22,266       2.0         260   $25,409       2.7
Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine
  Setters, Operators, and Tenders                               10    $9,500       0.0          10    $9,750       0.0
Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers                            4   $29,063       0.0           4   $29,063       0.0
Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers                                25   $11,875       0.0          20   $12,500       0.0
Upholsterers                                                   725   $20,625       0.3         410   $24,491       0.5
Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other           295   $12,203       0.0         145   $14,813       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.)

          KENTUCKY; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters                           1,260   $18,068       5.6         855   $21,826       4.3
Furniture Finishers                                            465   $19,141       6.3         345   $21,250       2.9
Model Makers and Patternmakers, Wood                             4    $8,750       0.0           0         .        .
Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood         2,180   $15,850       0.7       1,315   $20,784       1.2
Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Except Sawing                                              1,075   $17,945       0.7         785   $21,045       1.0
Woodworkers, All Other                                         765   $14,653       3.0         450   $20,213       3.1
Power Plant Operators, Distributors, and Dispatchers           960   $49,235       4.3         880   $50,106       3.9
Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators                    1,260   $33,889      11.4       1,055   $36,464      12.0
Water and Liquid Waste Treatment Plant and System
  Workers                                                    1,490   $28,236       8.5       1,330   $28,849       7.1
Miscellaneous Plant and System Operators                       810   $41,162       4.8         630   $42,500       6.2
Chemical Processing Machine Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders                                                2,095   $43,824       6.4       1,790   $46,154       5.7
Crushing, Grinding, Polishing, Mixing, and Blending
  Workers                                                    2,065   $27,665       4.5       1,590   $30,779       5.5
Cutting Workers                                              1,745   $21,116       1.9       1,180   $25,048       1.4
Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine
  Setters, Operators, and Tenders                            1,230   $26,580       0.2         830   $30,051       0.0
Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and
  Tenders                                                      545   $25,714       3.1         360   $30,032       2.2
Inspectors, Testers, Sorter, Samplers, and Weighers         16,850   $23,760       7.8      12,135   $27,260       8.6
Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers                  470   $25,673      21.6         340   $29,750      18.5
Medical, Dental and Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians        1,015   $22,517       7.4         750   $25,943       7.6
Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders          5,145   $19,825       2.7       3,275   $22,614       3.3
Painting Workers                                             3,055   $25,877       4.3       2,220   $29,082       3.8
Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine
  Workers                                                      675   $15,213      13.6         370   $19,250      14.2
Semiconductor Processors                                        20   $19,107       0.0          10   $33,750       0.0
Cementing and Gluing Machine Operators and Tenders             425   $16,175       3.5         220   $24,545       0.0
Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment
  Operators and Tenders                                        485   $20,222       1.0         310   $25,000       1.6
Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders            40   $33,438       0.0          35   $33,646       0.0
Etchers and Engravers                                          225   $16,146       4.0         140   $22,778       1.4
Molders, Shapers, and Casters, except Metal and
  Plastic                                                      535   $19,671      11.6         335   $26,708      10.2
Paper Goods Machines Setters, Operators, and Tenders           765   $24,648       1.3         530   $28,667       1.9
Tire Builders                                                  625   $40,399       0.6         540   $40,875       0.7
Helpers-Production Workers                                     610   $23,672       3.3         325   $31,469       3.1
Production Workers, All Other                               30,295   $23,124       3.1      21,245   $26,605       2.8

TRANSPORTATION AND MATERIAL MOVING OCCUPATIONS
Supervisors, Transportation and Material Moving
  Workers                                                    4,470   $30,434      12.5       3,420   $34,529      12.9
Aircraft Pilots and Flight Engineers                         2,335   $54,241      69.1       1,605   $58,125      69.0
Air Traffic Controllers and Airfield Operations
  Specialists                                                  390   $45,000      34.7         335   $50,938      37.1
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.)

          KENTUCKY; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency
  Medical Technicians                                           60   $25,313      11.3          50   $25,885      14.3
Bus Drivers                                                  9,025   $12,931       4.2       2,545   $22,429       5.0
Driver/Sales Workers and Truck Drivers                      58,605   $26,515       2.6      39,915   $30,973       2.3
Taxi Drivers and Chauffers                                   2,375   $12,058       2.5       1,085   $20,313       1.6
Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other                             285   $11,181       8.0          95   $22,125       5.2
Locomotive Engineers and Operators                           1,255   $50,362       3.9       1,005   $51,182       3.3
Railroad Brake, Signal, and Switch Operators                   320   $41,842       9.0         265   $42,434       8.3
Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters                          1,235   $44,087       6.7         990   $47,833       7.0
Subway, Streetcar, and Other Rail Transportation
  Workers                                                      225   $35,156       0.0         150   $36,875       0.0
Sailors and Marine Oilers                                      765   $23,814       1.0         400   $26,950       0.0
Ship and Boat Captains and Operators                           935   $40,000       2.5         500   $40,262       4.0
Ship Engineers                                                  20   $50,956      19.0           0         .        .
Bridge and Lock Tenders                                        115   $40,602       0.0         100   $40,787       0.0
Parking Lot Attendants                                         505   $11,081       1.6         210   $14,030       3.8
Service Station Attendants                                   1,850   $11,718       1.8         850   $18,276       1.5
Transportation Inspectors                                      510   $40,847      18.1         405   $40,911      16.5
Other Transportation Workers                                   175   $25,357       2.8         105   $28,879       4.8
Conveyor Operators and Tenders                                 215   $32,411       3.8         135   $36,354       6.0
Crane and Tower Operators                                    1,370   $34,300       4.7         975   $36,326       5.1
Dredge, Excavating, and Loading Machine Operators            2,510   $27,932       0.6       1,575   $30,347       0.8
Hoist and Winch Operators                                      220   $25,588       3.6         185   $26,827       0.0
Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators                      10,675   $25,036       1.0       8,095   $26,544       1.2
Cleaners of  Vehicles and Equipment                          4,870   $14,229       2.3       2,560   $20,012       2.4
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Materials Movers,
  Hand                                                      32,465   $18,313       2.6      19,560   $22,651       2.1
Machine Feeders and Offbearers                               1,265   $19,214       2.7         750   $22,609       2.4
Packers and Packagers, Hand                                  5,810   $15,275       2.0       3,090   $19,600       1.8
Pumping Station Operators                                      235   $30,357       1.3         195   $30,724       1.5
Refuse and Recyclable Materials Collectors                   1,255   $17,480       1.9         830   $21,769       1.0
Shuttle Car Operators                                          430   $28,914       1.2         270   $36,786       0.0
Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders                              155   $39,306       0.0         130   $40,875       0.0
Material Moving Workers, All Other                           1,350   $26,957       1.5       1,005   $31,549       1.4


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