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TABLE 2. Earnings by Detailed Occupation: 1999: Louisiana: 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                                           1,947,205   $22,255      22.6   1,223,995   $28,798      25.7

  MANAGEMENT OCCUPATIONS
Chief executives                                            11,570   $66,355      50.6       9,535   $72,103      52.2
General and Operations Managers                             12,540   $49,044      35.4      10,745   $50,780      35.8
Legislators                                                    175   $43,906      46.3         130   $57,375      58.1
Advertising and Promotions Managers                            510   $35,369      53.8         380   $36,960      58.8
Marketing and Sales Managers                                 9,595   $39,954      44.1       7,660   $45,041      44.1
Public Relations Managers                                      620   $43,750      60.9         465   $48,289      62.5
Administrative Services Managers                               955   $39,500      31.8         825   $41,136      29.8
Computer and Information Systems Managers                    1,765   $45,652      49.5       1,495   $48,237      52.0
Financial Managers                                          11,465   $35,629      42.3       9,630   $37,818      42.5
Human Resources Managers                                     6,320   $32,008      34.9       4,905   $36,167      38.1
Industrial Production Managers                               3,240   $49,240      33.3       2,845   $50,542      35.3
Purchasing Managers                                          1,875   $42,614      40.3       1,545   $46,592      41.0
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers           3,155   $35,414      16.7       2,610   $37,744      17.8
Farm, Ranch, and Other Agricultural Managers                 2,630   $31,648      22.1       1,825   $37,171      24.9
Farmers and Ranchers                                         5,585   $19,063      19.9       3,365   $23,669      22.1
Construction Managers                                        8,905   $42,275      24.0       7,065   $46,089      25.4
Education Administrators                                    10,590   $39,927      76.2       6,770   $41,612      75.9
Engineering Managers                                         1,795   $62,302      62.2       1,490   $68,974      67.0
Food Service Managers                                       10,075   $22,330      18.3       7,085   $26,704      17.8
Funeral Directors                                              745   $28,191      24.4         560   $31,604      27.3
Gaming Managers                                                905   $30,381      20.2         640   $36,218      25.8
Lodging Managers                                             1,730   $27,246      36.9       1,220   $29,576      32.6
Medical and Health Services Managers                         6,730   $37,026      48.9       5,340   $40,811      50.3
Natural Sciences Managers                                      115   $26,776      70.9          65   $33,359      96.9
Postmasters and Mail Superintendents                           775   $45,288      18.2         630   $48,707      20.1
Property, Real Estate, and Community Association
  Managers                                                   5,745   $25,191      31.0       3,945   $30,255      30.7
Social and Community Service Managers                        2,930   $28,134      62.4       2,070   $32,013      65.2
Managers, All Other                                         23,385   $41,619      36.5      19,005   $46,173      37.9

  BUSINESS AND FINANCIAL OPERATIONS OCCUPATIONS
Agents and Business Managers of Artists,Performers,
  and Athletes                                                 365   $20,625      32.6         210   $30,078      29.3
Purchasing Agents and Buyers, Farm Products                     95   $16,641      32.3          60   $24,231       8.1
Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products            2,645   $20,439      19.0       1,510   $26,464      22.9
Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and
  Farm Products                                              3,620   $30,763      27.9       2,960   $32,573      29.8
Claims Adusters, Appraisers, Examiners, and
  Investigators                                              4,130   $31,033      46.6       3,360   $32,362      46.1
Compliance Officers, Except Agriculture, Construction,
  Health and Safety, and Transportation                      1,650   $32,668      36.5       1,430   $32,845      35.0
Cost Estimators                                              1,530   $40,422      25.8       1,250   $45,268      27.1





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.)

          LOUISIANA; 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                                                9,580   $28,561      34.8       7,080   $31,528      33.8
Logisticians                                                   315   $40,901      32.6         250   $42,056      35.9
Management Analysts                                          4,060   $39,959      60.5       2,710   $46,222      61.4
Meeting and Convention Planners                                320   $24,435      43.1         190   $30,750      52.9
Other Business Operations Specialists                        2,190   $25,592      23.4       1,465   $30,371      20.2
Accountants and Auditors                                    23,575   $30,996      66.1      17,390   $35,114      70.0
Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate                      1,355   $32,574      48.4       1,075   $40,536      48.9
Budget Analysts                                                495   $40,379      60.4         460   $40,759      61.5
Credit Analysts                                                195   $26,801      68.0         170   $30,333      74.7
Financial Analysts                                             360   $56,250      63.5         270   $63,571      65.8
Personal Financial Advisors                                  2,275   $40,464      68.9       1,625   $51,574      71.8
Insurance Underwriters                                       1,095   $29,424      37.0         925   $31,211      36.8
Financial Examiners                                            180   $50,069      96.1         150   $49,000      95.3
Loan Counselors and Officers                                 4,525   $30,021      32.4       3,670   $32,236      34.8
Tax Examiners, Collectors, and Revenue Agents                  875   $30,881      45.2         725   $34,091      49.2
Tax Preparers                                                1,860    $5,989      25.3         275   $23,750      42.9
Financial Specialists, All Other                               580   $30,906      25.7         400   $35,147      25.5

  COMPUTER AND MATHEMATICAL OCCUPATIONS
Computer Scientists and System Analyts                       4,825   $40,775      51.0       3,750   $44,422      53.7
Computer Programmers                                         3,960   $40,309      59.0       3,075   $43,966      58.6
Computer Software Engineers                                  2,175   $50,521      66.8       1,895   $53,862      65.6
Computer Support Specialists                                 2,835   $32,109      42.1       2,090   $36,202      44.0
Database Administrators                                        355   $39,053      60.6         285   $42,321      61.8
Network and Computer Systems Administrators                  1,635   $37,364      44.2       1,365   $40,967      46.2
Network Systems and Data Communication Analysts              1,980   $34,821      44.7       1,455   $38,886      48.2
Actuaries                                                       45   $59,231     100.0          45   $59,231     100.0
Mathematicians                                                  50   $39,000      74.0          35   $39,583      63.9
Operations Research Analysts                                   995   $39,868      53.3         815   $41,284      54.3
Statisticians                                                  165   $48,906      83.4         150   $50,667      81.8
Miscellaneous Mathematical Science Occupations                  30    $2,500     100.0           0         .        .

ARCHITECTURE, ENGINEERING OCCUPATIONS
Architects, Except Naval                                     2,075   $40,821      86.7       1,585   $45,735      90.0
Surveyors, Cartographers, and Photogrammetrists                600   $36,341      68.9         465   $39,886      69.0
Aerospace Engineers                                            400   $65,268      76.8         370   $69,000      81.1
Agricultural Engineers                                          25   $66,250     100.0          15   $65,375     100.0
Biomedical Engineers                                            65   $52,222      51.5          55   $56,875      41.8
Chemical Engineers                                           3,300   $67,736      92.5       2,860   $71,074      93.1
Civil Engineers                                              3,910   $52,192      81.8       3,280   $55,529      83.4
Computer Hardware Engineers                                    330   $48,155      49.8         265   $50,208      50.4
Electrical and Electronic Engineers                          2,145   $60,175      71.0       1,710   $61,741      75.1
Environmental Engineers                                        305   $50,432      95.4         245   $51,159      94.3
Industrial Engineers, Including Health and Safety            1,535   $46,954      60.1       1,120   $52,241      62.8
Marine Engineers and Naval Architects                          585   $47,841      48.4         435   $52,500      51.8





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.)

          LOUISIANA; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Materials Engineers                                            215   $50,948      57.4         190   $52,069      60.0
Mechanical Engineers                                         2,340   $52,294      68.4       1,840   $56,605      69.5
Mining and Geological Engineers,Including Mining
  Safety Engineers                                             510   $51,667      47.1         385   $52,194      54.0
Nuclear Engineers                                              160   $69,083      73.3         100   $75,391      88.1
Petroleum Engineers                                          2,105   $68,636      76.5       1,575   $72,048      83.0
Engineers, All Others                                        2,890   $52,833      72.1       2,320   $56,176      72.1
Drafters                                                     4,050   $31,738      14.8       3,115   $34,427      13.9
Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters                     6,985   $40,177      13.1       5,495   $42,158      12.5
Surveying and Mapping Technicians                            2,035   $29,409       2.4       1,395   $32,881       3.3

  LIFE, PHYSICAL, AND SOCIAL SCIENCE OCCUPATIONS
Agricultural and Food Scientists                               410   $40,764      86.9         320   $43,068      88.7
Biological Scientists                                          965   $32,521      98.3         740   $36,568      99.5
Conservation Scientists and Foresters                          725   $42,158      87.0         555   $43,472      85.9
Medical Scientists                                             735   $27,484      94.1         495   $32,352     100.0
Astronomers and Physicists                                      45   $79,500     100.0          35   $85,114     100.0
Atmospheric and Space Scientists                               165   $30,769      95.1         115   $42,321      92.9
Chemists and Materials Scientists                            1,215   $49,167      86.7         910   $52,092      88.9
Environmental Scientists and Geoscientists                   2,855   $52,148      92.0       2,235   $55,934      91.6
Physical Scientists, All Other                               1,165   $23,111      94.4         675   $31,909      94.8
Economists                                                     120   $43,333     100.0          95   $45,000     100.0
Market/Survey Researchers                                      430   $31,510      57.6         245   $44,375      56.4
Psychologists                                                1,225   $36,024      97.8         715   $45,275      98.3
Sociologists                                                    30   $27,143     100.0          25   $51,042     100.0
Urban and Regional Planners                                    240   $35,547      84.2         205   $40,481      84.5
Miscellaneous Social Scientists and Related Workers            380   $22,895      96.6         255   $42,750      97.6
Agricultural and Food Science Technicians                      280   $23,887       6.8         200   $25,385       9.4
Biological Technicians                                         215   $20,815      31.2         110   $30,509      32.1
Chemical Technicians                                         2,875   $50,274      33.5       2,340   $51,435      32.8
Geological and Petroleum Technicians                         1,280   $39,550      26.4         965   $44,625      26.9
Nuclear Technicians                                             50   $90,278       0.0          45   $90,463       0.0
Other Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians         2,045   $21,574      24.6       1,145   $27,730      21.3

  COMMUNITY AND SOCIAL SERVICES OCCUPATIONS
Counselors                                                   7,070   $24,911      68.1       3,890   $27,165      67.8
Social Workers                                               9,385   $26,814      73.3       6,875   $29,510      74.2
Misc. Community and Social Service Specialists               3,305   $22,966      54.9       2,270   $25,983      58.5
Clergy                                                       6,340   $25,990      65.5       4,775   $30,131      67.9
Directors, Religious Activities and Education                  810   $16,682      52.3         445   $25,288      55.8
Religious Workers, All Other                                 1,035   $12,917      40.5         460   $25,704      46.8

  LEGAL OCCUPATIONS
Lawyers                                                     13,940   $67,255      99.9      11,225   $76,153      99.9
Judges, Magistrates, and Other Judicial Workers                800   $56,125      84.5         615   $85,588      93.0
Paralegals and Legal Assistants                              4,875   $27,259      34.1       3,370   $29,855      29.7
Miscellaneous Legal Support Workers                          3,820   $24,672      41.9       2,220   $31,588      35.0





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.)

          LOUISIANA; 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                                      17,030   $33,788      90.5      11,490   $41,463      91.3
Preschool and Kindergarten Teachers                          6,965   $11,654      30.8       3,940   $15,222      32.5
Elementary and Middle School Teachers                       58,625   $26,909      89.9      43,070   $28,737      93.2
Secondary School Teachers                                   12,440   $28,063      93.0       9,780   $29,789      95.1
Special Education Teachers                                   2,565   $26,843      80.8       1,865   $28,620      85.9
Other Teachers and Instructors                               6,960   $11,745      36.6       2,410   $23,308      37.6
Archivists, Curators, and Museum Technicians                   460   $21,414      70.5         275   $25,917      77.3
Librarians                                                   3,240   $29,009      89.7       1,745   $29,806      88.1
Library Technicians                                            630   $10,694      28.3         260   $20,139      31.0
Teacher Assistants                                          14,305   $10,534       6.7       3,725   $12,303       5.4
Other Education, Training, and Library Workers                 940   $36,866      79.9         570   $38,297      78.0

  ARTS, DESIGN, ENTERTAINMENT, SPORTS, AND MEDIA
       OCCUPATIONS
Artists and Related Workers                                  2,100   $15,873      41.4       1,035   $27,471      38.8
Designers                                                    6,820   $21,604      31.9       4,100   $29,761      34.2
Actors                                                          95   $11,958      35.1          10   $21,250     100.0
Producers and Directors                                      1,125   $29,775      56.7         900   $31,815      56.0
Athletes, Coaches, Umpires and Related Workers               2,375   $22,215      48.5       1,005   $31,705      63.1
Dancers and Choreographers                                     385   $13,393      16.9         120   $21,071       9.0
Musicians, Singers and Related Workers                       2,670   $15,339      41.4         840   $27,386      54.0
Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related
  Workers, All Other                                           280   $13,750      38.8          85   $19,107      47.1
Announcers                                                     845   $20,456      26.2         490   $27,679      23.6
News Analysts, Reporters, and Correspondents                 1,120   $26,940      76.9         810   $36,047      80.7
Public Relations Specialists                                 1,700   $27,138      56.3       1,030   $34,260      62.1
Editors                                                      1,090   $26,929      66.5         705   $35,292      75.5
Technical Writers                                              335   $31,620      46.6         230   $37,000      47.0
Writers and Authors                                          1,010   $20,942      70.2         520   $29,100      67.2
Miscellaneous Media and Communication Workers                  490   $13,618      25.4         160   $19,188      17.4
Broadcast and Sound Engineering Technicians and
  Radio Operators                                            1,100   $25,188      19.4         670   $31,929      21.0
Photographers                                                1,680   $15,833      28.9         860   $25,236      37.4
Television, Video and Motion Picture Camera
  Operators and Editors                                        275   $16,071      25.0         135   $18,500      31.3
Media and Communication Equipment Workers,
  All Other                                                      0         .        .            0         .        .

  HEALTHCARE PRACTIONERS AND TECHNICAL OCCUPATIONS
Chiropractors                                                  425   $63,173      93.0         215  $110,000      97.7
Dentists                                                     2,030   $84,712      99.5       1,035   $87,250     100.0
Dieticians and Nutritionists                                 1,330   $22,216      49.5         815   $29,236      51.1
Optometrists                                                   260   $75,833     100.0         210   $89,643     100.0
Pharmacists                                                  3,905   $60,246      96.4       3,130   $61,672      96.8
Physicians and Surgeons                                     11,015  $115,925      99.4       8,150  $133,175      99.6
Physician Assistants                                           780   $25,659      39.9         500   $28,958      36.4





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.)

          LOUISIANA; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Podiatrists                                                     60   $42,917     100.0          30   $67,639     100.0
Registered Nurses                                           35,690   $40,176      54.3      24,530   $43,511      54.0
Audiologists                                                   175   $43,750      94.8         105   $50,662      91.6
Occupational Therapists                                      1,000   $41,424      91.0         555   $46,414      89.9
Physical Therapists                                          2,020   $50,714      91.4       1,275   $54,387      90.5
Radiation Therapists                                           180   $40,139      44.5         165   $41,458      44.2
Recreational Therapists                                        270   $17,799      76.5         175   $19,422      74.6
Respiratory Therapists                                       2,200   $35,293      27.2       1,550   $37,164      30.3
Speech-Language Pathologists                                 2,020   $30,951      96.5         810   $35,795      99.5
Therapists, All Others                                         670   $27,800      69.1         360   $38,571      69.7
Veterinarians                                                  810   $42,647     100.0         645   $50,405     100.0
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practioners,
  All Other                                                     30   $11,719      41.4          10   $51,250     100.0
Clinical Lab Technologists and Technicians                   5,155   $29,678      63.0       3,455   $32,372      62.2
Dental Hygienists                                            1,285   $31,199      57.7         370   $32,237      35.5
Diagnostic Related Technologists and Technicians             4,585   $31,665      25.2       3,375   $34,780      26.0
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics                 2,620   $28,269       6.2       1,855   $30,530       5.1
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practioners Support
  Technicians                                                5,170   $15,111      11.1       2,810   $20,205       8.4
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses           15,550   $21,860       6.9       9,470   $24,728       7.1
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians           1,540   $15,372       9.0         950   $16,826      12.6
Opticians, Dispensing                                          800   $19,162       7.7         545   $22,214       6.4
Miscellaneous Health Technologists and Technicians           1,480   $21,525      19.0         930   $27,099      18.5
Other Healthcare Practioners and Technical
  Occupations                                                1,445   $34,014      46.2       1,165   $35,683      48.3

HEALTHCARE SUPPORT OCCUPATIONS
Nursing, Psychiatric, and Home Health Aides                 33,830   $11,461       3.9      16,335   $14,562       3.7
Occupational Therapist Assistants and Aides                    210   $19,405      13.8         105   $28,750       9.4
Physical Therapist Assistants and Aides                        635   $20,132      15.9         345   $27,250      10.7
Massage Therapists                                             610   $11,029      29.2         195   $18,750      41.6
Dental Assistants                                            2,755   $15,549       2.6       1,325   $18,414       2.6
Medical Assistants and Other Healthcare Support
 Occupations                                                 8,450   $15,311       8.6       4,850   $18,454       7.9

  PROTECTIVE SERVICE OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Correctional
  Officers                                                   1,090   $27,083      16.1         900   $30,048      16.6
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Police and
  Detectives                                                 2,415   $33,750      14.4       2,105   $35,410      14.2
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Fire Fighting and
  Prevention Workers                                         1,190   $40,622       6.6       1,040   $41,242       6.5
Supervisors, Protective Service Workers, All Other           1,685   $27,757      25.3       1,385   $29,250      26.0
Fire Fighters                                                3,585   $30,426       5.2       2,995   $30,915       4.6
Fire Inspectors                                                470   $27,857       8.9         380   $28,261       8.7
Baliffs, Correctional Officers and Jailers                   7,945   $20,670       5.7       5,505   $22,387       6.1
Detectives and Criminal Investigators                        2,205   $32,577      38.7       1,995   $34,056      40.0
Fish and Game Wardens                                           80   $29,583      14.6          80   $29,583      14.6





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.)

          LOUISIANA; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Parking Enforcement Workers                                     70   $11,250       0.0          25   $75,703       0.0
Police and Sheriff Patrol Officers                          12,155   $28,140      14.3      10,095   $29,530      14.3
Transit and Railroad Police                                     40   $26,071      12.5          25   $49,107      21.7
Animal Control Workers                                         125   $18,438       0.0          75   $18,884       0.0
Private Detectives and Investigators                           935   $27,202      43.0         655   $32,328      49.7
Security Guards and Gaming Surveillance Officers            14,675   $15,853       6.9       8,270   $20,203       7.6
Crossing Guards                                                635    $5,368       1.6          85   $15,417       0.0
Lifeguards and Other Protective Service Workers                565    $6,987      10.2         160   $21,458      25.8

  FOOD PREPARATION AND SERVING RELATED OCCUPATIONS
Chefs and Head Cooks                                         3,145   $17,414       6.1       1,860   $20,713       7.7
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Food Preparation
  and Serving Workers                                       10,555   $15,539       7.8       6,285   $19,373       9.3
Cooks                                                       30,900   $10,450       1.7      12,990   $13,033       1.7
Food Preparation Workers                                     5,745    $8,964       2.3       1,890   $12,068       2.4
Bartenders                                                   6,035   $10,858      10.2       2,090   $16,319       9.4
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers,
  Including Fast Food                                        3,840    $9,074       1.6       1,485   $12,194       0.5
Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession and
  Coffee Shop                                                1,115    $7,244       4.7         360   $13,047       8.9
Waiters and Waitresses                                      22,090    $9,870       8.1       7,385   $14,044       7.2
Food Servers, Nonrestaurant                                  1,770   $10,344       3.0         780   $12,271       3.8
Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender
  Helpers                                                    3,725    $9,257       1.8       1,230   $12,827       0.3
Dishwashers                                                  2,600    $6,675       0.7         685   $12,347       0.0
Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee
  Shop                                                       1,675    $8,646       8.7         510   $15,519      12.6
Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers,
  All Other                                                    140   $11,563       0.0          45   $12,130       0.0

  BUILDING AND GROUNDS CLEANING AND MAINTENANCE
    OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Housekeeping and
  Janitorial Workers                                         3,390   $18,486       5.9       2,380   $21,427       4.7
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Landscaping, Lawn
  Service, and Groundskeeping Workers                        1,465   $22,296      17.7       1,005   $26,007      15.8
Janitors and Building Cleaners                              28,160   $11,840       2.5      13,515   $16,356       2.7
Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners                             24,430    $8,969       1.2       9,070   $12,202       1.3
Pest Control Workers                                         1,775   $20,896       7.3       1,300   $21,743       7.3
Grounds Maintenance Workers                                 12,915   $12,053       4.5       5,965   $16,683       5.3

  PERSONAL CARE AND SERVICE OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Gaming Workers            2,785   $28,209      16.2       2,195   $30,187      16.9
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Personal Service
  Workers                                                    1,460   $19,601      13.1       1,000   $22,471      15.1
Animal Trainers                                                490   $13,824      11.8         345   $21,648      13.3
Nonfarm Animal Caretakers                                    1,495   $11,217      11.0         685   $19,576      13.7





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.)

          LOUISIANA; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Gaming Workers                                               4,455   $25,322       8.8       2,910   $27,209       9.3
Motion Picture Projectionists                                   90    $5,819      16.9          25   $12,361      36.0
Ushers,Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers                     335    $6,601       9.0          90   $12,064      22.5
Miscellaneous Entertainment Attendants and Related
  Workers                                                      900   $10,993      12.2         375   $17,217      17.6
Funeral Service Workers                                        305   $13,343       6.6         140   $20,652       0.0
Barbers                                                      1,900   $15,563       4.0       1,010   $21,236       3.5
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists              10,965   $11,701       4.1       5,290   $16,071       4.2
Miscellaneous Personal Appearance Workers                    1,800   $13,229       5.8         865   $16,868       4.5
Baggage Porters, Bellhops, and Concierges                      960   $12,252       8.7         445   $20,338      10.1
Tour and Travel Guides                                         695    $9,318      29.5         185   $14,890      25.1
Transportation Attendants                                    1,265   $15,662      23.0         375   $19,602      23.6
Child Care Workers                                          16,175    $7,492       7.6       6,000   $11,556       6.0
Personal and Home Care Aides                                 4,815    $9,628       4.7       2,080   $13,425       3.4
Recreation and Fitness Workers                               3,405   $14,138      25.4       1,735   $22,308      24.8
Residential Advisors                                           900    $8,777      22.7         310   $15,368      23.9
Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other                   680    $9,384      11.2         275   $14,122       9.1

  SALES AND RELATED OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Retail Sales
  Workers                                                   45,810   $25,142      17.3      35,275   $27,435      17.8
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Non-Retail Sales
  Workers                                                   14,395   $32,152      24.5      11,765   $35,747      25.5
Cashiers                                                    45,760    $9,202       3.8      17,190   $13,420       4.4
Counter and Rental Clerks                                    2,030   $11,473      10.8       1,065   $18,502      10.6
Parts Salespersons                                           1,760   $22,367       5.5       1,380   $25,258       5.2
Retail Salespersons                                         46,655   $14,110      14.8      23,365   $22,902      16.4
Advertising Sales Agents                                     2,685   $30,025      35.3       1,960   $38,461      35.9
Insurance Sales Agents                                      10,230   $29,128      33.8       7,590   $33,209      34.8
Securities, Commodities, and Finanancial Services
  Sales Agents                                               2,615   $36,315      54.6       1,915   $42,866      56.1
Travel Agents                                                1,020   $18,327      22.8         585   $22,629      23.5
Sales Representatives, Services, All Other                   7,555   $30,075      30.1       5,310   $35,777      31.8
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing          20,125   $36,481      32.6      16,230   $39,738      32.6
Models, Demonstrators, and Product Promoters                   525    $4,589       4.4          50    $8,750       0.0
Real Estate Brokers and Sales Agents                         6,720   $22,529      33.3       3,875   $31,505      34.0
Sales Engineers                                                400   $58,906      71.6         370   $60,176      75.2
Telemarketers                                                2,050    $9,039      10.6         635   $15,797      10.8
Door-To-Door Sales Workers, News and Street Vendors
  and Related Workers                                        2,115   $10,160      10.0         690   $19,734      10.4
Sales and Related Workers, All Other                         2,665   $24,463      40.2       1,610   $32,146      44.2

OFFICE AND ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Office and
Administrative Support Workers                              25,240   $26,447      20.8      19,460   $29,345      21.6
Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service           1,675   $13,111       3.7         875   $16,940       4.3





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.)

          LOUISIANA; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Telephone Operators                                          1,155   $17,212       7.4         705   $20,869       6.0
Communication Equipment Operators, All Other                   285   $32,264      19.2         175   $31,887      20.5
Bill and Account Collectors                                  4,035   $19,948       9.7       2,665   $22,020       9.1
Billing and Posting Clerks and Machine Operators             4,890   $17,825      11.3       3,195   $20,023      11.0
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks                26,570   $19,002       9.8      17,175   $21,968       8.3
Gaming Cage Workers                                            405   $14,432       5.7         260   $17,647       3.1
Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks                               3,220   $22,337       9.5       2,330   $25,183       8.4
Procurement Clerks                                             585   $20,362      11.1         455   $23,063       7.7
Tellers                                                      7,095   $14,948       5.4       4,265   $16,660       4.2
Brokerage Clerks                                                85   $28,684      29.8          60   $35,357      40.3
Correspondence Clerks                                           35   $14,722      11.1          20   $18,250       0.0
Court, Municipal, and License Clerks                         1,200   $21,475      18.7         915   $22,676      14.1
Credit Authorizers, Checkers and Clerks                        740   $17,835      12.2         500   $19,688      12.9
Customer Service Representatives                            16,735   $18,849      15.9      10,920   $22,790      17.2
Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs                1,555   $25,806      47.6       1,275   $26,380      45.4
File Clerks                                                  4,960   $12,411      11.6       2,240   $19,134      10.8
Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks                         1,885   $11,429      12.7         780   $15,399      13.5
Interviewers Except Eligibility and Loan                     3,375   $12,270      17.6       1,410   $18,715      15.6
Library Assistants, Clerical                                 1,415   $12,669      31.5         600   $17,793      32.2
Loan Interviewers and Clerks                                 1,755   $22,031      11.3       1,375   $23,582      13.1
New Account Clerks                                             180   $20,673      11.2         145   $21,705       9.8
Order Clerks                                                 1,860   $15,322       9.5         840   $24,469      11.7
Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and
  Timekeeping                                                  890   $21,107      13.5         615   $24,082      14.9
Receptionists and Information Clerks                        14,850   $12,635       8.6       6,820   $17,042       5.4
Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and
  Travel Clerks                                              1,690   $17,435      12.0       1,055   $21,806      13.7
Information and Record Clerks, All Other                     1,095   $17,256      14.1         625   $22,215      13.2
Cargo and Freight Agents                                       195   $32,731      15.2         160   $34,352      18.5
Couriers and Messengers                                      2,900   $16,256      12.6       1,555   $23,521      13.4
Dispatchers                                                  4,505   $23,827       6.5       3,085   $26,250       6.5
Meter Readers, Utilities                                     1,135   $21,345       2.3         865   $25,099       0.3
Postal Service Clerks                                        2,465   $37,142      14.0       1,705   $38,875      14.8
Postal Service Mail Carriers                                 5,535   $36,386       9.5       4,175   $39,193      10.6
Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and
  Processing Machine Operators                               1,665   $36,153      14.6       1,210   $38,693      17.5
Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks                  3,940   $31,268      17.4       3,005   $35,429      17.4
Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks                      6,970   $19,737       5.5       4,835   $21,900       4.2
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers                              16,480   $13,272       5.3       8,550   $17,959       5.5
Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers,
  Recordkeeping                                              1,385   $21,725       6.8         980   $26,538       8.1
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants                   63,765   $18,739      10.4      41,250   $21,741       9.6
Computer Operators                                           3,340   $20,952      16.1       2,330   $25,532      18.9
Data Entry Keyers                                            6,560   $15,733      11.5       3,755   $19,317      10.2
Word Processors and Typists                                  3,015   $15,420       7.8       1,805   $18,821       3.2
Desktop Publishers                                              55   $20,694      59.3          20   $31,667      60.0
Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks                3,645   $19,119      14.5       2,585   $21,403      16.7





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.)

          LOUISIANA; 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                                             1,175   $14,858       7.7         560   $21,064       6.1
Office Clerks, General                                      21,815   $15,413      11.3      12,080   $20,336       8.6
Office Machine Operators, Except Computer                      755   $11,907       8.5         380   $16,453       1.6
Proofreaders and Copy Markers                                  160   $10,179      35.6          60   $23,571      46.6
Statistical Assistants                                         445   $21,465      17.6         280   $24,241      21.4
Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other         6,735   $22,913      24.8       4,850   $26,400      23.8

FARMING, FISHING, AND FORESTRY OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Farming, Fishing
  and Forestry Workers                                         995   $28,476      18.1         720   $30,833      16.5
Agricultural Inspectors                                        195   $31,927      46.1         170   $32,135      47.4
Animal Breeders                                                 55    $8,056       0.0          20   $10,000       0.0
Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products                     360   $11,971       6.4         150   $19,792      15.2
Miscellaneous Agricultural Workers                           6,650   $11,672       3.6       3,020   $16,639       3.1
Fishers and Related Fishing Workers                          4,615   $16,130       3.2       1,700   $21,359       4.1
Hunters and Trappers                                            80   $14,286       0.0          35   $30,625       0.0
Forest and Conservation Workers                                185   $21,858       6.5         135   $22,596       5.9
Logging Workers                                              2,945   $21,368       1.4       1,565   $26,023       1.0

CONSTRUCTION AND EXTRACTION WORKERS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Construction
  Trades and Extraction Workers                             22,310   $39,535       6.8      16,305   $40,520       7.3
Boilermakers                                                 1,480   $32,189       0.7         660   $36,675       0.8
Brickmasons, Blockmasons, and Stonemasons                    2,645   $18,644       1.8       1,240   $22,068       3.4
Carpenters                                                  22,875   $20,878       3.4      12,505   $25,679       3.5
Carpet, Floor and Tile Installers and Finishers              2,325   $20,171       1.5       1,195   $24,105       0.8
Cement Masons, Concrete Finishers, and Terrazzo
  Workers                                                    1,855   $18,314       0.6         885   $22,577       0.9
Contruction Laborers                                        17,250   $17,248       2.5       9,020   $22,349       2.8
Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators              70   $18,487       0.0          35   $19,712       0.0
Pile-Driver Operators                                          140   $23,036       0.0          95   $21,875       0.0
Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment
  Operators                                                  7,235   $26,130       1.5       4,975   $28,019       1.6
Drywall Installers, Ceiling Tile Installers, and
  Tapers                                                     1,975   $20,062       2.5       1,015   $24,046       2.0
Electricians                                                12,795   $30,797       3.5       9,165   $32,334       3.7
Glaziers                                                       670   $22,486       2.1         520   $24,417       0.0
Insulation Workers                                           1,410   $24,646       3.3         970   $27,540       1.8
Painters, Construction and Maintenance                      10,520   $19,105       2.6       5,380   $22,406       2.9
Paperhangers                                                   370   $18,333       9.0         180   $22,305      11.2
Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters         13,060   $30,203       1.9       8,450   $31,976       2.0
Plasterers and Stucco Masons                                   435   $16,875       0.0         175   $21,176       0.0
Reinforcing Iron Workers                                       140   $17,458       0.0          80   $24,464       0.0
Roofers                                                      3,010   $13,262       0.9       1,315   $22,176       1.5
Sheet Metal Workers                                          1,895   $28,074       3.7       1,345   $30,463       2.1
Structural Iron and Steel Workers                            2,260   $27,108       1.2       1,170   $31,637       0.5
Helpers, Construction Trades                                 2,715   $15,073       1.4       1,235   $19,852       0.8
Construction and Building Inspectors                         1,345   $29,457      10.0         990   $31,348      10.0
Elevator Installers and Repairers                              330   $45,026       7.9         295   $45,740       6.1



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.)

          LOUISIANA; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Fence Erectors                                                 380   $14,665       0.0         210   $20,959       0.0
Hazardous Materials Removal Workers                            335   $22,061       0.0         205   $28,267       0.0
Highway Maintenance Workers                                  1,150   $19,690       0.3         710   $22,730       0.4
Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment
  Operators                                                    200   $30,625       3.5         120   $33,355       0.0
Septic Tank Services and Sewer Pipe Cleaners                    65   $20,156       0.0          40   $22,188       0.0
Miscellaneous Construction and Related Workers                 380   $18,368       2.6         210   $24,464       1.9
Derrick, Rotary Drill, and Service Unit Operators,
  Oil, Gas, and Mining                                       2,525   $37,006       4.4       1,095   $40,746       7.0
Earth Drillers Except Oil and Gas                              740   $32,727       6.4         385   $40,441       5.5
Explosives Workers, Ordnance handling Experts, and
  Blasters                                                     320   $30,104       6.2         215   $30,542       9.3
Mining Machine Operators                                     2,785   $40,713       6.4       1,560   $41,645       5.4
Roof Bolters, Mining                                            10   $36,250       0.0          10   $36,250       0.0
Roustabouts, Oil and Gas                                       280   $27,614       3.9         140   $30,227       6.5
Helpers - Extraction Workers                                 1,145   $29,538       0.2         425   $31,838       0.5
Other Extraction Workers                                     1,670   $29,191       4.1         825   $31,373       6.4

INSTALLATION, MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Mechanics,
  Installers and Repairers                                   7,165   $41,128       9.7       5,965   $43,030      10.6
Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine
  Repairers                                                  3,155   $28,494      14.6       2,350   $31,642      14.1
Radio and Telecommunications Equipment Installers
  and Repairers                                              3,715   $38,875       7.7       3,045   $41,008       7.4
Avionics Technicians                                           210   $31,553       6.2         150   $30,385       5.4
Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related  Repairers             690   $32,600       2.3         555   $34,675       1.1
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Transportation
  Equipment                                                     40   $17,500       0.0          20   $22,222       0.0
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Industrial and
  Utility                                                      295   $38,837       0.7         205   $43,125       1.0
Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor
  Vehicles                                                     155   $48,375       9.6         120   $38,846      12.5
Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers
  and Repairers                                                525   $19,364       5.7         375   $21,875       5.9
Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers                     895   $26,132       2.8         670   $29,149       3.1
Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians                   2,680   $35,974       5.5       2,185   $36,393       6.1
Automotive Body and Related Repairers                        2,650   $25,676       1.7       1,955   $28,229       1.8
Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers                      390   $25,464       9.0         305   $27,179       7.3
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics                15,990   $22,244       1.7      11,205   $25,985       1.9
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine
  Specialists                                                4,960   $29,925       0.8       3,955   $31,085       0.7
Heavy Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Service
  Technicians and Mechanics                                  4,635   $32,963       1.4       3,290   $34,198       1.3
Small Engine Mechanics                                       1,305   $24,931       2.9         830   $26,507       2.2
Miscellaneous Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Mechanics,
  Installers, and Repairers                                  1,220   $20,874       1.5         830   $21,607       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.)

          LOUISIANA; 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                     835   $33,698       2.2         680   $35,712       1.3
Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration
  Mechanics and Installers                                   4,980   $25,786       2.1       3,640   $28,300       2.0
Home Appliance Repairers                                       935   $23,629       1.3         605   $29,135       2.0
Industrial and Refractory Machinery Mechanics                7,440   $35,782       3.6       5,605   $37,338       3.6
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General                      7,440   $26,381       3.7       5,490   $29,944       3.1
Maintenance Workers, Machinery                                 795   $26,297       0.6         490   $29,525       0.0
Millwrights                                                  2,650   $37,227       1.7       1,905   $40,948       1.9
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers               1,750   $36,263       0.2       1,440   $40,236       0.0
Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers             2,280   $30,973       5.2       1,775   $32,252       5.3
Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers                 2,230   $45,076       8.2       1,815   $46,910       8.0
Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and
  Repairers                                                    845   $22,512       8.0         580   $24,063      10.6
Commercial Divers                                              635   $32,386       2.5         165   $45,063       0.0
Locksmiths and Safe Repairers                                  410   $23,806      12.2         340   $24,243      14.7
Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers               425   $22,908       0.0         245   $26,875       0.0
Riggers                                                        860   $25,997       0.0         400   $31,118       0.0
Signal and Track Switch Repairers                               70   $37,969       0.0          55   $39,375       0.0
Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers         515   $18,277       2.9         265   $21,469       1.9
Other Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers          3,705   $24,995       4.6       2,550   $28,696       5.1

PRODUCTION OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Production and
  Operating Workers                                         20,325   $41,634      11.3      16,840   $42,950      11.4
Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems
  Assemblers                                                    25   $22,000       0.0          15   $46,250       0.0
Electrical, Electronics, and Electromechanical
  Assemblers                                                 1,185   $30,417       4.7         795   $35,357       6.3
Engine and Other Machines Assemblers                           160   $17,439       6.3         115   $21,964       8.8
Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters                       175   $25,455       4.0         150   $26,250       4.6
Miscellaneous Assemblers and Fabricators                     6,165   $20,829       4.5       3,715   $29,637       5.9
Bakers                                                       2,315   $12,864       4.3       1,190   $16,573       1.8
Butchers and Other Meat, Poultry, and Fish Processing
  Workers                                                    4,745   $15,857       1.7       2,735   $21,428       1.8
Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine
  Operators and Tenders                                        125   $25,250       7.2          65   $31,719       0.0
Food Batchmakers                                               855   $13,046       1.9         450   $17,274       3.5
Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders                     115   $14,722       0.0          90   $15,500       0.0
Computer Control Programmers and Operators                     165   $40,208      12.0         130   $40,104      15.3
Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                80   $26,500       0.0          75   $27,500       0.0
Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Metal and Plastic                                             10   $14,643       0.0           4   $13,750       0.0
Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Metal and Plastic                                             95   $25,500       0.0          65   $25,250       0.0
Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters,
  Operators and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                     610   $23,661       3.4         315   $28,750       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.)

          LOUISIANA; 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                                75   $25,000       0.0          45   $26,154       0.0
Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine
  Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal
   and Plastic                                                 610   $16,204       1.6         320   $20,795       3.1
Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                               115   $31,607       6.8          95   $41,458       8.2
Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                    20   $48,750       0.0          20   $48,750       0.0
Machinists                                                   6,010   $33,888       2.5       4,805   $36,456       2.5
Metal Furnace and Kiln Operators and Tenders                   205   $26,050       0.0         110   $27,237       0.0
Model Makers and Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic               55   $31,250      39.3          40   $40,625      55.0
Molders and Molding Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                   250   $22,308       9.5         185   $27,426       7.6
Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Metal and Plastic                                             45   $33,125       4.7          40   $27,500       5.0
Tool and Die Makers                                            260   $40,978       5.0         235   $41,467       2.6
Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Workers                     22,175   $30,489       0.7      14,320   $32,294       0.7
Heat Treating Equipment Equipment Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                65   $33,512       0.0          35   $29,821       0.0
Lay-Out Workers, Metal and Plastic                           1,380   $30,549       1.7       1,010   $32,255       0.0
Plating and Coating Machine Setters, operators, and
  Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                   110   $25,987       0.0          80   $35,833       0.0
Tool Grinders, Filers and Sharpeners                           135   $21,944       0.0          95   $29,844       0.0
Metalworkers and Plastic Workers, All Others                 3,415   $27,945       1.9       2,600   $30,805       1.7
Bookbinders and Bindery Workers                                375   $15,833       2.1         245   $17,159       3.3
Job Printers                                                 1,005   $21,013       7.4         660   $24,269      10.1
Prepress Technicians and Workers                               625   $19,434      15.5         450   $23,400      11.8
Printing Machine Operators                                   1,435   $22,101       2.3       1,045   $25,925       2.7
Laundry and Dry Cleaning Workers                             3,525   $11,519       1.8       1,810   $14,101       2.3
Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials            1,995   $10,427       0.0         935   $13,469       0.0
Sewing Machine Operators                                     4,945   $11,885       2.3       2,730   $14,360       1.9
Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers                         145   $20,694      18.2          95   $24,500      27.1
Shoe Machine Operators and Tenders                              25    $8,359       0.0           0         .        .
Tailors, Dressmakers, and Sewers                             1,400   $11,056       5.2         715   $13,895       5.6
Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and
  Tenders                                                      130   $21,118       0.0         115   $21,645       0.0
Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders                                                      150   $11,184       3.3          75   $20,000       0.0
Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters,
  Operators, and Tenders                                       195   $27,153       0.0         155   $28,413       0.0
Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine
  Setters, Operators, and Tenders                               10   $11,964       0.0          10   $11,964       0.0
Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers                           10   $28,750       0.0           0         .        .
Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers                                15    $9,583      60.0           4   $28,750       0.0
Upholsterers                                                   495   $14,871       4.6         245   $21,680       3.3
Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other           200   $10,729       0.0          95   $15,750       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.)

          LOUISIANA; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters                             980   $19,434       4.5         735   $21,577       3.8
Furniture Finishers                                            230   $23,864       7.8         175   $24,659       4.0
Model Makers and Patternmakers, Wood                            10   $43,750       0.0          10   $43,750       0.0
Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood           640   $20,046       2.3         375   $25,781       4.0
Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Except Sawing                                                530   $22,074       3.6         370   $26,439       3.5
Woodworkers, All Other                                         395   $18,843      14.4         260   $19,762      21.8
Power Plant Operators, Distributors, and Dispatchers           735   $50,014       8.3         625   $50,483       9.6
Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators                    2,035   $35,103       4.5       1,440   $37,103       5.2
Water and Liquid Waste Treatment Plant and System
  Workers                                                    1,245   $27,402       7.4         945   $28,933       8.5
Miscellaneous Plant and System Operators                     3,860   $51,529       9.5       3,090   $52,058       9.6
Chemical Processing Machine Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders                                                1,730   $50,025      11.0       1,375   $51,544      12.1
Crushing, Grinding, Polishing, Mixing, and Blending
  Workers                                                    2,430   $33,556       7.2       1,795   $41,176       9.2
Cutting Workers                                              1,230   $15,625       0.0         730   $21,070       0.0
Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine
  Setters, Operators, and Tenders                              490   $27,806       0.0         380   $29,844       0.0
Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and
  Tenders                                                      410   $23,938       6.3         275   $24,327       0.7
Inspectors, Testers, Sorter, Samplers, and Weighers         10,775   $29,203      12.0       7,235   $32,990      12.5
Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers                  725   $18,415      19.6         490   $21,558      16.9
Medical, Dental and Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians        1,355   $20,817      12.3         875   $23,845       8.0
Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders          2,865   $15,525       2.7       1,465   $19,508       4.8
Painting Workers                                             2,435   $22,461       4.2       1,685   $26,869       2.6
Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine
  Workers                                                    1,065   $11,961      12.0         520   $15,556       8.1
Semiconductor Processors                                         0         .        .            0         .        .
Cementing and Gluing Machine Operators and Tenders             335   $26,486       2.4         235   $27,287       3.4
Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment
  Operators and Tenders                                        180   $23,571       0.0         130   $25,893       0.0
Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders            20   $30,481       0.0          20   $30,481       0.0
Etchers and Engravers                                          180   $16,964      22.0         130   $30,982      23.7
Molders, Shapers, and Casters, except Metal and
  Plastic                                                      305   $19,145      19.1         175   $21,615       2.3
Paper Goods Machines Setters, Operators, and Tenders         1,445   $38,878       2.6       1,105   $40,550       2.6
Tire Builders                                                   80   $26,842       0.0          65   $27,768       0.0
Helpers-Production Workers                                   1,470   $15,490       1.2         570   $20,441       1.1
Production Workers, All Other                               17,820   $30,195       5.7      12,455   $35,240       6.5

TRANSPORTATION AND MATERIAL MOVING OCCUPATIONS
Supervisors, Transportation and Material Moving
  Workers                                                    4,325   $32,208      10.0       3,270   $34,566      12.2
Aircraft Pilots and Flight Engineers                         1,660   $50,801      49.6       1,060   $52,333      52.3
Air Traffic Controllers and Airfield Operations
  Specialists                                                  430   $52,308      22.2         390   $57,991      20.5



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

          LOUISIANA; 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                                           85   $26,806       0.0          40   $27,083       0.0
Bus Drivers                                                  8,910   $15,269       3.1       2,745   $24,334       3.9
Driver/Sales Workers and Truck Drivers                      55,065   $24,080       3.2      35,750   $27,851       3.0
Taxi Drivers and Chauffers                                   3,550   $13,995      10.3       1,590   $17,846       8.7
Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other                             185   $14,145       0.0          60   $26,500       0.0
Locomotive Engineers and Operators                           1,230   $49,318       4.1         885   $52,917       4.9
Railroad Brake, Signal, and Switch Operators                   255   $37,986       9.4         185   $39,063      13.0
Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters                            750   $51,126      11.2         610   $52,077      10.9
Subway, Streetcar, and Other Rail Transportation
  Workers                                                      120   $27,431       4.1         110   $27,083       4.6
Sailors and Marine Oilers                                    3,815   $24,412       1.8       1,605   $27,479       3.9
Ship and Boat Captains and Operators                         5,880   $44,489       4.8       2,200   $42,355       4.8
Ship Engineers                                                 390   $37,292       8.5         210   $40,769      15.9
Bridge and Lock Tenders                                        525   $23,438       5.2         415   $23,516       6.5
Parking Lot Attendants                                         755   $10,575       1.3         380   $12,717       0.0
Service Station Attendants                                   1,385   $11,889       3.0         700   $16,447       4.1
Transportation Inspectors                                      625   $35,647       9.1         505   $38,950      11.3
Other Transportation Workers                                   125   $27,667       5.6         105   $27,784       6.5
Conveyor Operators and Tenders                                 135   $30,402       5.1          85   $31,250       8.0
Crane and Tower Operators                                    3,655   $37,088       1.5       2,095   $38,551       1.6
Dredge, Excavating, and Loading Machine Operators              660   $28,787       2.7         385   $31,842       4.7
Hoist and Winch Operators                                      860   $29,080       0.0         310   $30,521       0.0
Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators                       6,710   $21,110       1.6       4,265   $24,182       1.7
Cleaners of  Vehicles and Equipment                          4,545   $12,090       2.7       2,040   $17,371       1.9
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Materials Movers,
  Hand                                                      23,055   $16,986       3.1      12,085   $22,332       3.3
Machine Feeders and Offbearers                                 850   $24,492       1.2         615   $27,407       0.0
Packers and Packagers, Hand                                  3,400   $11,128       1.5       1,470   $16,078       1.3
Pumping Station Operators                                    1,095   $34,398       9.0         675   $35,022      13.5
Refuse and Recyclable Materials Collectors                   1,350   $12,094       1.1         635   $16,775       2.4
Shuttle Car Operators                                           40   $20,787       0.0          30   $21,065       0.0
Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders                               80   $29,375       0.0          35   $41,250       0.0
Material Moving Workers, All Other                           1,485   $29,788       4.0         985   $32,124       0.8


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