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

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


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

21 to 74 years                                           1,012,955   $29,688      21.8     699,970   $34,481      24.7

  MANAGEMENT OCCUPATIONS
Chief executives                                             9,600   $72,736      53.8       8,080   $78,818      55.1
General and Operations Managers                              9,945   $51,928      35.4       8,700   $53,151      36.7
Legislators                                                     90   $60,000      46.6          65  $127,143      53.1
Advertising and Promotions Managers                            195   $43,828      51.8         140   $47,321      59.7
Marketing and Sales Managers                                 5,395   $52,272      48.0       4,585   $57,372      48.0
Public Relations Managers                                      280   $48,462      59.3         240   $50,455      61.8
Administrative Services Managers                               540   $47,923      43.3         465   $48,327      40.2
Computer and Information Systems Managers                    1,130   $53,618      56.6       1,045   $53,980      55.1
Financial Managers                                           4,405   $55,069      63.2       3,810   $59,241      64.8
Human Resources Managers                                     2,865   $41,665      42.2       2,345   $43,750      47.4
Industrial Production Managers                               2,815   $50,838      31.8       2,525   $51,760      34.3
Purchasing Managers                                          1,220   $50,554      42.6       1,050   $51,304      41.5
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers           2,695   $36,310      17.5       2,255   $37,992      18.7
Farm, Ranch, and Other Agricultural Managers                 2,335   $32,992      23.2       1,650   $38,603      26.3
Farmers and Ranchers                                         4,940   $20,252      20.6       3,055   $25,353      23.0
Construction Managers                                        8,335   $43,851      23.6       6,640   $47,045      24.7
Education Administrators                                     4,085   $46,695      86.4       2,785   $50,195      86.9
Engineering Managers                                         1,745   $62,452      62.4       1,445   $69,327      67.1
Food Service Managers                                        5,040   $30,686      23.3       3,905   $32,297      23.0
Funeral Directors                                              550   $30,705      20.9         435   $32,473      19.7
Gaming Managers                                                430   $42,266      32.9         345   $43,816      39.5
Lodging Managers                                               940   $31,650      44.8         655   $36,981      42.6
Medical and Health Services Managers                         2,110   $54,701      67.0       1,735   $56,984      68.3
Natural Sciences Managers                                       65   $27,105      92.2          40   $32,969      95.1
Postmasters and Mail Superintendents                           340   $57,153      30.7         325   $57,639      32.1
Property, Real Estate, and Community Association
  Managers                                                   2,570   $36,033      47.6       1,870   $41,768      48.7
Social and Community Service Managers                          890   $36,926      69.2         725   $37,740      69.6
Managers, All Other                                         16,000   $50,242      39.4      13,575   $51,832      40.4

  BUSINESS AND FINANCIAL OPERATIONS OCCUPATIONS
Agents and Business Managers of Artists,Performers,
  and Athletes                                                 195   $20,625      29.0         120   $23,558      26.1
Purchasing Agents and Buyers, Farm Products                     65   $24,038      22.7          50   $26,667      10.0
Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products            1,045   $29,583      29.0         740   $32,308      32.2
Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and
  Farm Products                                              1,845   $41,140      36.2       1,565   $42,713      39.2
Claims Adusters, Appraisers, Examiners, and
  Investigators                                              1,530   $39,564      72.1       1,240   $41,752      72.9
Compliance Officers, Except Agriculture, Construction,
  Health and Safety, and Transportation                        895   $36,769      40.7         770   $37,596      41.0
Cost Estimators                                              1,410   $42,063      25.7       1,175   $47,113      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; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Human Resources, Training, and Labor Relations
  Specialists                                                3,355   $36,372      40.2       2,585   $39,660      41.0
Logisticians                                                   195   $44,886      47.7         165   $46,833      52.4
Management Analysts                                          2,760   $46,908      62.9       1,855   $52,619      65.6
Meeting and Convention Planners                                 90   $26,875      31.5          65   $38,906      46.0
Other Business Operations Specialists                        1,060   $30,528      17.9         730   $32,270      19.3
Accountants and Auditors                                     8,545   $41,129      85.1       6,910   $45,954      88.9
Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate                        960   $41,759      58.9         790   $46,776      59.2
Budget Analysts                                                260   $40,985      57.3         245   $41,629      58.4
Credit Analysts                                                 55   $33,077      91.1          50   $33,413      89.8
Financial Analysts                                             200   $67,125      70.6         145   $76,705      76.2
Personal Financial Advisors                                  1,605   $60,859      76.2       1,180   $70,833      80.1
Insurance Underwriters                                         200   $46,250      83.1         175   $50,962      80.7
Financial Examiners                                            115   $47,411      94.0         110   $46,607      93.5
Loan Counselors and Officers                                 1,605   $43,023      57.2       1,355   $47,729      63.1
Tax Examiners, Collectors, and Revenue Agents                  415   $44,196      75.2         345   $51,985      83.2
Tax Preparers                                                  430    $8,750      57.8          90   $41,071      68.5
Financial Specialists, All Other                               250   $40,144      25.7         175   $41,106      28.9

  COMPUTER AND MATHEMATICAL OCCUPATIONS
Computer Scientists and System Analyts                       3,235   $45,015      51.1       2,560   $50,500      55.9
Computer Programmers                                         2,750   $41,861      57.5       2,160   $46,306      58.2
Computer Software Engineers                                  1,340   $55,444      69.8       1,195   $59,271      69.9
Computer Support Specialists                                 1,735   $33,657      43.4       1,250   $38,125      46.5
Database Administrators                                        200   $55,764      70.6         150   $63,472      80.8
Network and Computer Systems Administrators                  1,190   $40,757      46.3         970   $42,940      50.3
Network Systems and Data Communication Analysts              1,455   $36,820      44.7       1,125   $41,099      49.1
Actuaries                                                       40   $58,654     100.0          40   $58,654     100.0
Mathematicians                                                  15   $63,542     100.0          15   $63,542     100.0
Operations Research Analysts                                   410   $50,063      69.9         315   $52,500      75.9
Statisticians                                                   95   $40,000     100.0          95   $40,000     100.0
Miscellaneous Mathematical Science Occupations                  30    $2,500     100.0           0         .        .

ARCHITECTURE, ENGINEERING OCCUPATIONS
Architects, Except Naval                                     1,725   $44,242      88.2       1,345   $47,577      92.0
Surveyors, Cartographers, and Photogrammetrists                495   $38,295      65.8         400   $40,159      67.2
Aerospace Engineers                                            370   $67,188      76.4         335   $70,684      81.0
Agricultural Engineers                                          25   $66,250     100.0          15   $65,375     100.0
Biomedical Engineers                                            65   $52,500      50.0          55   $56,875      41.8
Chemical Engineers                                           2,900   $70,635      92.4       2,535   $72,404      92.8
Civil Engineers                                              3,535   $54,588      83.1       2,990   $56,799      83.8
Computer Hardware Engineers                                    260   $50,035      54.8         210   $51,042      53.6
Electrical and Electronic Engineers                          1,935   $60,846      71.5       1,555   $62,175      76.4
Environmental Engineers                                        250   $51,136      94.4         205   $51,591      93.1
Industrial Engineers, Including Health and Safety            1,335   $47,230      57.1         990   $52,066      60.3
Marine Engineers and Naval Architects                          555   $47,446      48.7         405   $52,188      52.6



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; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Materials Engineers                                            195   $50,819      52.3         175   $51,509      57.1
Mechanical Engineers                                         2,205   $52,719      67.8       1,730   $57,292      68.6
Mining and Geological Engineers,Including Mining
  Safety Engineers                                             480   $51,569      44.4         360   $52,167      50.6
Nuclear Engineers                                              155   $69,750      71.9          95   $76,016      87.1
Petroleum Engineers                                          2,045   $70,168      76.1       1,525   $72,342      82.9
Engineers, All Others                                        2,650   $53,769      72.2       2,165   $57,089      72.1
Drafters                                                     3,080   $34,654      15.4       2,440   $36,757      14.4
Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters                     6,170   $41,741      12.5       4,930   $43,865      12.7
Surveying and Mapping Technicians                            1,910   $29,991       2.2       1,345   $33,250       2.9

  LIFE, PHYSICAL, AND SOCIAL SCIENCE OCCUPATIONS
Agricultural and Food Scientists                               285   $44,432      89.0         250   $47,212      88.4
Biological Scientists                                          575   $37,043      98.8         495   $39,476     100.0
Conservation Scientists and Foresters                          685   $42,546      86.6         525   $44,028      85.6
Medical Scientists                                             360   $28,306      92.3         240   $35,083     100.0
Astronomers and Physicists                                      45   $79,500     100.0          35   $85,114     100.0
Atmospheric and Space Scientists                               155   $31,346      94.8         110   $41,964      92.8
Chemists and Materials Scientists                              855   $52,079      83.3         680   $56,205      85.8
Environmental Scientists and Geoscientists                   2,245   $56,883      93.4       1,805   $60,944      93.2
Physical Scientists, All Other                                 785   $22,889      94.7         475   $31,739      94.9
Economists                                                      95   $42,426     100.0          75   $51,111     100.0
Market/Survey Researchers                                      210   $61,563      72.5         155   $81,111      66.2
Psychologists                                                  415   $54,519     100.0         325   $56,477     100.0
Sociologists                                                    15   $60,313     100.0          15   $60,313     100.0
Urban and Regional Planners                                    190   $41,202      85.3         170   $42,260      87.0
Miscellaneous Social Scientists and Related Workers            120   $32,813     100.0          90   $48,750     100.0
Agricultural and Food Science Technicians                      200   $24,699       9.5         155   $26,471      12.3
Biological Technicians                                          95   $30,324      27.4          75   $31,343      28.8
Chemical Technicians                                         2,130   $50,939      28.8       1,795   $51,820      29.2
Geological and Petroleum Technicians                           950   $42,202      23.3         700   $46,725      24.4
Nuclear Technicians                                             35   $90,880       0.0          35   $90,880       0.0
Other Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians         1,220   $26,387      21.6         735   $31,621      22.0

  COMMUNITY AND SOCIAL SERVICES OCCUPATIONS
Counselors                                                   2,075   $25,035      58.4       1,255   $27,821      61.1
Social Workers                                               1,650   $30,707      77.7       1,225   $31,849      78.3
Misc. Community and Social Service Specialists               1,225   $26,776      64.5         925   $29,063      68.0
Clergy                                                       5,685   $26,418      65.5       4,325   $30,431      66.9
Directors, Religious Activities and Education                  235   $16,914      55.4         140   $37,188      63.8
Religious Workers, All Other                                   275   $27,639      52.2         180   $34,167      61.0

  LEGAL OCCUPATIONS
Lawyers                                                     10,665   $76,925      99.9       8,995   $86,080      99.9
Judges, Magistrates, and Other Judicial Workers                555   $85,735      91.9         455   $90,934      96.3
Paralegals and Legal Assistants                                590   $22,375      71.6         300   $32,056      52.5
Miscellaneous Legal Support Workers                          1,100   $25,273      73.7         515   $48,625      73.7



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; MALES

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

  EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND LIBRARY OCCUPATIONS
Postsecondary Teachers                                       9,245   $40,562      90.6       6,670   $48,950      91.4
Preschool and Kindergarten Teachers                            100   $20,000      39.2          60   $28,125      46.8
Elementary and Middle School Teachers                        8,795   $30,566      91.3       6,970   $31,499      93.4
Secondary School Teachers                                    4,510   $30,253      93.9       3,720   $31,392      95.7
Special Education Teachers                                     360   $28,648      93.6         305   $29,496      96.4
Other Teachers and Instructors                               1,755   $20,516      38.2         870   $31,250      39.0
Archivists, Curators, and Museum Technicians                   195   $25,750      75.4         145   $29,750      83.0
Librarians                                                     480   $30,804      97.1         325   $32,181     100.0
Library Technicians                                             45    $3,636      37.0          15   $22,125     100.0
Teacher Assistants                                             615   $11,341      21.3         235   $16,200      18.8
Other Education, Training, and Library Workers                 290   $36,375      69.2         175   $40,875      79.0

  ARTS, DESIGN, ENTERTAINMENT, SPORTS, AND MEDIA
       OCCUPATIONS
Artists and Related Workers                                    895   $23,718      35.1         580   $29,079      35.8
Designers                                                    2,945   $34,123      32.8       2,185   $39,114      33.2
Actors                                                          70   $11,250      20.8           0         .        .
Producers and Directors                                        695   $31,433      48.2         575   $35,074      47.8
Athletes, Coaches, Umpires and Related Workers               1,755   $28,690      50.7         840   $32,533      64.6
Dancers and Choreographers                                      30   $41,250      20.7          20   $41,071      33.3
Musicians, Singers and Related Workers                       1,770   $18,846      36.1         625   $29,643      55.9
Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related
  Workers, All Other                                           135   $18,125      39.4          60   $12,321      49.2
Announcers                                                     725   $21,152      25.4         425   $29,167      22.4
News Analysts, Reporters, and Correspondents                   520   $36,467      80.4         440   $41,402      88.6
Public Relations Specialists                                   625   $30,994      49.0         385   $48,750      58.3
Editors                                                        500   $37,826      68.7         380   $41,173      73.8
Technical Writers                                              155   $46,065      52.3         115   $47,500      60.5
Writers and Authors                                            445   $24,074      67.5         295   $33,083      72.7
Miscellaneous Media and Communication Workers                  100   $19,100      42.2          35   $33,571      16.7
Broadcast and Sound Engineering Technicians and
  Radio Operators                                              990   $25,714      16.6         640   $35,324      19.9
Photographers                                                  815   $24,397      39.4         530   $28,289      44.9
Television, Video and Motion Picture Camera
  Operators and Editors                                        240   $18,235      25.8         115   $19,350      35.9
Media and Communication Equipment Workers,
  All Other                                                      0         .        .            0         .        .

  HEALTHCARE PRACTIONERS AND TECHNICAL OCCUPATIONS
Chiropractors                                                  360   $70,403      94.7         185  $107,143     100.0
Dentists                                                     1,625   $90,568      99.4         840   $92,250     100.0
Dieticians and Nutritionists                                    50   $25,395      19.2          25   $26,447      19.2
Optometrists                                                   215   $90,375     100.0         170   $94,028     100.0
Pharmacists                                                  2,320   $62,366      96.3       2,025   $65,006      96.5
Physicians and Surgeons                                      8,140  $138,891      99.7       6,260  $151,170      99.7
Physician Assistants                                           255   $37,750      73.5         185   $46,250      68.3



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; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Podiatrists                                                     50   $41,705     100.0          20   $56,389     100.0
Registered Nurses                                            3,880   $45,489      61.2       2,975   $48,422      62.2
Audiologists                                                    60   $50,956     100.0          40   $51,912     100.0
Occupational Therapists                                        135   $48,839      91.0         100   $48,929     100.0
Physical Therapists                                            850   $53,060      89.9         640   $60,087      89.0
Radiation Therapists                                            50   $50,156      69.4          40   $51,563      62.5
Recreational Therapists                                        100   $14,939      77.0          80   $18,452      73.1
Respiratory Therapists                                         825   $36,520      33.4         650   $37,264      31.1
Speech-Language Pathologists                                    80   $29,732     100.0          20   $41,250     100.0
Therapists, All Others                                         195   $36,518      68.2         115   $40,000      50.9
Veterinarians                                                  505   $61,719     100.0         425   $69,306     100.0
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practioners,
  All Other                                                     10   $11,250       0.0           0         .        .
Clinical Lab Technologists and Technicians                   1,215   $35,035      60.3         865   $40,540      59.8
Dental Hygienists                                               35   $24,485      90.9          15   $92,679     100.0
Diagnostic Related Technologists and Technicians             1,700   $39,167      28.0       1,370   $41,399      25.5
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics                 1,680   $31,437       5.0       1,225   $31,913       5.9
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practioners Support
  Technicians                                                  810   $18,021      19.4         495   $26,220      14.5
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses            1,180   $24,093       7.2         820   $26,439       6.6
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians             105   $26,042      21.4          80   $28,472      26.8
Opticians, Dispensing                                          220   $28,155      22.2         195   $28,988      15.0
Miscellaneous Health Technologists and Technicians             480   $31,179      34.0         345   $32,321      28.4
Other Healthcare Practioners and Technical
  Occupations                                                1,035   $36,831      46.7         860   $39,000      48.4

HEALTHCARE SUPPORT OCCUPATIONS
Nursing, Psychiatric, and Home Health Aides                  3,265   $14,725      10.2       1,830   $18,757       9.7
Occupational Therapist Assistants and Aides                     60   $16,591       0.0          20   $65,455       0.0
Physical Therapist Assistants and Aides                        215   $19,861      20.2          95   $31,250       5.4
Massage Therapists                                              85   $16,458      47.1          45   $30,313      51.1
Dental Assistants                                               20   $18,611      15.0          15   $19,444      21.4
Medical Assistants and Other Healthcare Support
 Occupations                                                   655   $17,563      25.2         375   $25,101      25.6

  PROTECTIVE SERVICE OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Correctional
  Officers                                                     890   $26,994      13.4         745   $30,031      12.5
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Police and
  Detectives                                                 2,145   $35,935      13.8       1,875   $36,825      13.7
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Fire Fighting and
  Prevention Workers                                         1,145   $40,647       6.9       1,005   $41,259       6.8
Supervisors, Protective Service Workers, All Other           1,135   $29,717      27.0         975   $30,444      26.3
Fire Fighters                                                3,495   $30,522       5.3       2,945   $31,052       4.7
Fire Inspectors                                                335   $30,054      12.5         280   $28,913      11.9
Baliffs, Correctional Officers and Jailers                   5,400   $21,982       4.7       4,005   $23,176       5.0
Detectives and Criminal Investigators                        1,780   $33,494      35.3       1,620   $34,744      36.9
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; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Parking Enforcement Workers                                     10    $3,750       0.0           0         .        .
Police and Sheriff Patrol Officers                          10,615   $29,122      14.5       8,855   $30,266      14.7
Transit and Railroad Police                                     40   $26,071      12.5          25   $49,107      21.7
Animal Control Workers                                         105   $19,000       0.0          60   $19,438       0.0
Private Detectives and Investigators                           740   $30,108      43.0         520   $36,375      48.3
Security Guards and Gaming Surveillance Officers            10,195   $16,981       7.8       6,105   $20,960       7.9
Crossing Guards                                                245    $5,333       4.1          35   $19,821       0.0
Lifeguards and Other Protective Service Workers                165   $13,929      13.9          80   $27,308      28.0

  FOOD PREPARATION AND SERVING RELATED OCCUPATIONS
Chefs and Head Cooks                                         2,345   $19,646       5.9       1,490   $21,452       7.5
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Food Preparation
  and Serving Workers                                        3,720   $22,128      13.6       2,470   $25,924      15.6
Cooks                                                        9,580   $12,090       3.5       4,550   $15,657       3.3
Food Preparation Workers                                     1,345   $10,924       3.8         630   $13,333       1.4
Bartenders                                                   2,735   $11,815      13.6       1,060   $18,077      12.5
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers,
  Including Fast Food                                          505    $8,371       0.4         175   $16,164       0.0
Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession and
  Coffee Shop                                                  190   $10,231       5.8          70   $15,625      16.2
Waiters and Waitresses                                       5,930   $12,196      12.3       2,260   $17,353      13.2
Food Servers, Nonrestaurant                                    350   $11,346       4.0         205   $14,219       6.9
Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender
  Helpers                                                      955    $9,078       3.3         300   $12,280       0.0
Dishwashers                                                  1,610    $7,512       0.4         465   $11,980       0.0
Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee
  Shop                                                         185   $17,396      31.1         120   $25,000      44.2
Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers,
  All Other                                                     65   $11,597       0.0          20   $12,750       0.0

  BUILDING AND GROUNDS CLEANING AND MAINTENANCE
    OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Housekeeping and
  Janitorial Workers                                         1,795   $22,254       8.0       1,340   $25,350       6.2
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Landscaping, Lawn
  Service, and Groundskeeping Workers                        1,295   $24,566      16.2         920   $26,492      15.3
Janitors and Building Cleaners                              17,360   $13,994       3.0       9,785   $18,361       3.5
Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners                              2,090   $12,791       2.3       1,115   $14,641       1.3
Pest Control Workers                                         1,630   $21,437       6.9       1,230   $21,952       6.3
Grounds Maintenance Workers                                 11,765   $12,214       4.6       5,485   $17,027       5.5

  PERSONAL CARE AND SERVICE OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Gaming Workers            1,330   $32,070      25.4       1,105   $34,801      26.0
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Personal Service
  Workers                                                      515   $27,441      16.4         380   $30,021      21.6
Animal Trainers                                                325   $18,125      12.3         235   $25,769      12.0
Nonfarm Animal Caretakers                                      505   $13,324      10.7         280   $23,047      16.1



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; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Gaming Workers                                               1,920   $26,801      13.0       1,305   $28,700      15.8
Motion Picture Projectionists                                   70    $5,054      21.1          15   $10,694      69.2
Ushers,Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers                     125    $8,529       7.1          45   $11,534      20.0
Miscellaneous Entertainment Attendants and Related
  Workers                                                      425   $11,753      17.6         195   $19,107      26.9
Funeral Service Workers                                        205   $14,769       5.9         120   $21,413       0.0
Barbers                                                      1,535   $16,378       4.3         825   $22,533       3.8
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists               1,080   $21,098       3.1         730   $25,591       3.8
Miscellaneous Personal Appearance Workers                      275   $17,366       1.1          95   $24,896       3.2
Baggage Porters, Bellhops, and Concierges                      855   $12,403       8.9         405   $16,774       9.2
Tour and Travel Guides                                         230   $20,938      31.2          75   $20,750      27.0
Transportation Attendants                                      115   $35,324      39.3          65   $32,222      33.3
Child Care Workers                                             475   $11,729      23.2         205   $20,625      18.2
Personal and Home Care Aides                                   305   $11,429      17.3         160   $18,125      14.3
Recreation and Fitness Workers                               1,125   $24,330      28.4         745   $28,351      31.5
Residential Advisors                                           230    $6,520      20.8          55   $16,641      21.1
Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other                   395    $9,107       8.1         155   $15,292      11.0

  SALES AND RELATED OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Retail Sales
  Workers                                                   25,230   $31,143      21.0      20,920   $32,379      20.8
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Non-Retail Sales
  Workers                                                    9,940   $37,867      28.4       8,465   $40,484      29.5
Cashiers                                                     5,140   $12,128      11.7       2,660   $20,362      13.1
Counter and Rental Clerks                                      670   $18,750      20.1         365   $28,348      21.8
Parts Salespersons                                           1,430   $25,166       4.8       1,165   $26,533       3.9
Retail Salespersons                                         19,905   $22,567      18.6      12,930   $29,665      19.9
Advertising Sales Agents                                     1,125   $36,803      41.0         900   $42,621      41.0
Insurance Sales Agents                                       5,595   $40,781      48.8       4,355   $44,307      49.7
Securities, Commodities, and Finanancial Services
  Sales Agents                                               1,635   $44,569      70.6       1,190   $51,927      72.2
Travel Agents                                                  105   $20,100      32.1          65   $22,100      33.3
Sales Representatives, Services, All Other                   4,880   $36,071      31.9       3,720   $40,453      34.8
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing          15,490   $40,093      32.5      13,150   $41,614      32.2
Models, Demonstrators, and Product Promoters                    65    $1,618       9.1           0         .        .
Real Estate Brokers and Sales Agents                         2,395   $31,977      47.1       1,715   $37,451      46.6
Sales Engineers                                                390   $60,098      70.7         360   $60,410      74.4
Telemarketers                                                  535   $10,423      11.2         195   $21,630      12.4
Door-To-Door Sales Workers, News and Street Vendors
  and Related Workers                                          775   $15,881       9.4         430   $19,526      11.8
Sales and Related Workers, All Other                         1,145   $31,101      37.1         790   $36,961      38.0

OFFICE AND ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Office and
Administrative Support Workers                               8,480   $35,749      27.9       6,845   $39,501      30.0
Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service             170   $17,984      15.1         125   $19,960      21.1



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; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Telephone Operators                                            215   $15,568       8.8         120   $30,556      15.8
Communication Equipment Operators, All Other                   190   $37,037      16.0          95   $39,653      11.3
Bill and Account Collectors                                    940   $22,339      18.1         660   $25,926      17.2
Billing and Posting Clerks and Machine Operators               495   $20,426      29.7         315   $22,423      29.9
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks                 1,875   $23,817      25.0       1,275   $29,361      25.6
Gaming Cage Workers                                             25   $18,594      32.0          25   $18,594      32.0
Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks                                 315   $31,170      16.5         240   $32,969      12.5
Procurement Clerks                                             135   $24,844       7.3         120   $32,644       8.3
Tellers                                                        555   $14,032       8.6         315   $16,580       7.9
Brokerage Clerks                                                30   $29,643      25.0          15   $67,344      53.3
Correspondence Clerks                                            0         .        .            0         .        .
Court, Municipal, and License Clerks                           220   $23,153      38.0         135   $23,750      27.4
Credit Authorizers, Checkers and Clerks                         90   $38,352      48.3          65   $39,773      53.1
Customer Service Representatives                             4,045   $25,322      24.1       2,720   $33,029      25.3
Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs                  265   $26,400      61.7         230   $26,861      55.8
File Clerks                                                    885   $10,412      16.6         320   $25,729      13.4
Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks                           485   $11,366      17.3         190   $18,036      22.0
Interviewers Except Eligibility and Loan                       735   $12,203      34.5         235   $26,500      30.9
Library Assistants, Clerical                                   170    $9,821      28.4          60   $20,313      53.4
Loan Interviewers and Clerks                                   160   $24,554      25.8         140   $25,357      19.3
New Account Clerks                                               0         .        .            0         .        .
Order Clerks                                                   680   $20,742      11.1         395   $26,656      15.6
Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and
  Timekeeping                                                  155   $22,102      23.9          95   $36,146      38.1
Receptionists and Information Clerks                           830   $12,515      21.3         335   $21,136      22.9
Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and
  Travel Clerks                                                535   $29,744      17.9         380   $32,250      22.1
Information and Record Clerks, All Other                       140   $20,795      21.4          95   $22,102      14.4
Cargo and Freight Agents                                       100   $36,667      15.3          80   $41,346      19.2
Couriers and Messengers                                      2,160   $18,269      14.3       1,240   $25,763      15.1
Dispatchers                                                  2,125   $30,520       7.9       1,560   $31,984       6.9
Meter Readers, Utilities                                       950   $23,171       2.7         735   $25,714       0.4
Postal Service Clerks                                        1,045   $39,632      14.7         740   $40,413      13.0
Postal Service Mail Carriers                                 3,175   $39,954      10.3       2,765   $40,644      10.2
Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and
  Processing Machine Operators                                 745   $39,567      11.2         590   $41,019      14.1
Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks                  2,325   $41,523      20.7       1,885   $44,375      20.8
Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks                      4,555   $21,880       5.9       3,325   $24,271       3.9
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers                               9,500   $14,682       6.6       5,205   $20,118       7.1
Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers,
  Recordkeeping                                                845   $30,461       5.2         615   $35,229       5.4
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants                    1,440   $25,008      30.6       1,055   $27,192      33.6
Computer Operators                                           1,305   $27,673      23.5         940   $35,053      28.7
Data Entry Keyers                                              900   $14,745      15.8         405   $29,673      16.5
Word Processors and Typists                                     75   $14,219      22.1          45   $22,639      20.5
Desktop Publishers                                              15   $22,500      50.0          10   $48,750       0.0
Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks                  285   $34,931      51.9         210   $37,457      66.8



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; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except
  Postal Service                                               490   $17,447       6.5         260   $27,260      12.4
Office Clerks, General                                       2,860   $16,904      20.9       1,450   $26,020      18.6
Office Machine Operators, Except Computer                      180   $19,659      10.1         110   $25,043       0.0
Proofreaders and Copy Markers                                   20   $23,438      25.0          20   $23,438      25.0
Statistical Assistants                                         115   $41,042      34.2          75   $53,750      38.7
Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other         1,865   $32,596      34.2       1,395   $36,651      31.8

FARMING, FISHING, AND FORESTRY OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Farming, Fishing
  and Forestry Workers                                         895   $30,221      19.7         645   $31,689      18.4
Agricultural Inspectors                                        145   $31,198      51.7         130   $31,146      52.3
Animal Breeders                                                 45    $9,167       0.0          20   $10,469       0.0
Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products                      90   $17,417      25.3          55   $35,179      43.4
Miscellaneous Agricultural Workers                           5,315   $13,072       3.8       2,635   $17,280       3.2
Fishers and Related Fishing Workers                          4,305   $16,449       3.4       1,620   $21,596       4.3
Hunters and Trappers                                            75   $14,405       0.0          30   $30,833       0.0
Forest and Conservation Workers                                185   $21,926       6.6         135   $22,596       5.9
Logging Workers                                              2,865   $21,590       1.2       1,525   $26,259       1.0

CONSTRUCTION AND EXTRACTION WORKERS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Construction
  Trades and Extraction Workers                             21,710   $39,873       6.5      15,945   $40,626       7.0
Boilermakers                                                 1,440   $32,182       0.7         635   $36,226       0.8
Brickmasons, Blockmasons, and Stonemasons                    2,610   $18,695       1.8       1,225   $22,168       3.4
Carpenters                                                  22,290   $21,001       3.5      12,270   $25,800       3.6
Carpet, Floor and Tile Installers and Finishers              2,240   $20,352       1.6       1,165   $24,476       0.9
Cement Masons, Concrete Finishers, and Terrazzo
  Workers                                                    1,805   $18,290       0.7         865   $22,431       0.9
Contruction Laborers                                        16,260   $17,602       2.5       8,685   $22,427       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                                                  7,045   $26,433       1.5       4,845   $28,255       1.7
Drywall Installers, Ceiling Tile Installers, and
  Tapers                                                     1,895   $20,250       2.2         980   $24,180       1.2
Electricians                                                12,545   $30,920       3.4       8,980   $32,408       3.6
Glaziers                                                       665   $22,639       2.1         510   $24,667       0.0
Insulation Workers                                           1,320   $25,420       3.6         950   $28,387       1.8
Painters, Construction and Maintenance                       9,615   $19,875       2.5       4,980   $23,318       2.8
Paperhangers                                                   205   $26,367      13.3         105   $27,404      19.2
Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters         12,740   $30,348       1.7       8,245   $32,158       1.8
Plasterers and Stucco Masons                                   405   $17,978       0.0         175   $21,176       0.0
Reinforcing Iron Workers                                       140   $17,458       0.0          80   $24,464       0.0
Roofers                                                      2,955   $13,357       0.9       1,290   $22,204       1.5
Sheet Metal Workers                                          1,785   $28,664       3.9       1,260   $30,988       2.2
Structural Iron and Steel Workers                            2,195   $27,200       1.3       1,135   $31,716       0.5
Helpers, Construction Trades                                 2,495   $15,122       1.0       1,180   $20,049       0.8
Construction and Building Inspectors                         1,255   $30,079       9.2         930   $31,875      10.4
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; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Fence Erectors                                                 370   $14,421       0.0         205   $21,192       0.0
Hazardous Materials Removal Workers                            280   $24,531       0.0         185   $28,722       0.0
Highway Maintenance Workers                                  1,045   $20,611       0.3         670   $23,306       0.4
Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment
  Operators                                                    195   $30,288       3.6         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                 375   $18,611       2.7         210   $24,464       1.9
Derrick, Rotary Drill, and Service Unit Operators,
  Oil, Gas, and Mining                                       2,470   $37,069       4.3       1,045   $41,008       6.9
Earth Drillers Except Oil and Gas                              730   $33,182       6.4         385   $40,441       5.5
Explosives Workers, Ordnance handling Experts, and
  Blasters                                                     295   $31,007       6.8         195   $31,417      10.3
Mining Machine Operators                                     2,725   $40,972       6.3       1,545   $41,805       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                                     1,630   $30,085       4.2         810   $31,515       6.6

INSTALLATION, MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Mechanics,
  Installers and Repairers                                   6,555   $41,847       8.8       5,450   $44,260       9.6
Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine
  Repairers                                                  2,645   $30,025      13.4       1,970   $32,613      13.9
Radio and Telecommunications Equipment Installers
  and Repairers                                              3,430   $39,256       7.6       2,790   $41,514       7.3
Avionics Technicians                                           195   $31,944       6.6         140   $30,125       5.6
Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related  Repairers             680   $32,453       2.3         545   $34,525       1.1
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Transportation
  Equipment                                                     40   $20,139       0.0          15   $22,361       0.0
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Industrial and
  Utility                                                      280   $38,966       0.7         200   $43,375       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                                                500   $19,975       6.0         360   $22,383       6.1
Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers                     855   $26,698       2.9         660   $29,348       3.2
Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians                   2,510   $36,380       5.5       2,065   $36,713       6.4
Automotive Body and Related Repairers                        2,545   $25,899       1.8       1,895   $28,438       1.8
Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers                      365   $26,286       6.0         305   $27,179       7.3
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics                15,640   $22,298       1.7      10,985   $26,049       1.9
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine
  Specialists                                                4,890   $30,009       0.7       3,880   $31,180       0.5
Heavy Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Service
  Technicians and Mechanics                                  4,570   $33,198       1.3       3,270   $34,123       1.3
Small Engine Mechanics                                       1,290   $25,091       2.9         830   $26,516       2.2
Miscellaneous Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Mechanics,
  Installers, and Repairers                                  1,205   $20,948       1.5         820   $21,692       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; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Control and Valve Installers and Repairers                     815   $32,480       2.2         670   $35,615       1.3
Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration
  Mechanics and Installers                                   4,855   $25,708       1.9       3,560   $27,970       1.8
Home Appliance Repairers                                       910   $23,609       1.3         595   $29,359       2.0
Industrial and Refractory Machinery Mechanics                7,200   $35,875       3.4       5,415   $37,346       3.4
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General                      7,170   $26,629       3.6       5,350   $30,027       3.1
Maintenance Workers, Machinery                                 765   $26,761       0.7         480   $29,750       0.0
Millwrights                                                  2,600   $37,561       1.7       1,890   $41,014       1.9
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers               1,730   $36,505       0.2       1,430   $40,355       0.0
Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers             2,180   $31,155       5.1       1,715   $32,299       5.0
Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers                 2,060   $46,023       8.8       1,675   $48,065       8.5
Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and
  Repairers                                                    725   $22,574       8.0         520   $23,949      10.6
Commercial Divers                                              635   $32,386       2.5         165   $45,063       0.0
Locksmiths and Safe Repairers                                  350   $23,944      14.4         300   $24,178      16.6
Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers               400   $23,152       0.0         215   $27,731       0.0
Riggers                                                        835   $25,960       0.0         385   $31,469       0.0
Signal and Track Switch Repairers                               70   $37,969       0.0          55   $39,375       0.0
Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers         465   $19,392       1.1         250   $22,000       2.0
Other Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers          3,505   $25,679       4.5       2,485   $28,778       4.7

PRODUCTION OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Production and
  Operating Workers                                         17,740   $44,519      10.7      14,835   $45,746      10.7
Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems
  Assemblers                                                    20   $45,625       0.0          10   $47,292       0.0
Electrical, Electronics, and Electromechanical
  Assemblers                                                   795   $30,477       3.0         540   $34,896       3.7
Engine and Other Machines Assemblers                           115   $17,165       2.6          90   $17,500       3.4
Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters                       175   $25,455       4.0         150   $26,250       4.6
Miscellaneous Assemblers and Fabricators                     3,815   $27,289       6.0       2,595   $32,344       7.2
Bakers                                                         745   $16,723       6.0         420   $23,429       2.9
Butchers and Other Meat, Poultry, and Fish Processing
  Workers                                                    3,070   $21,185       2.0       2,115   $25,160       2.4
Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine
  Operators and Tenders                                        100   $27,500       0.0          50   $31,250       0.0
Food Batchmakers                                               285   $16,847       2.5         200   $20,461       3.5
Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders                      70   $15,833       0.0          55   $16,042       0.0
Computer Control Programmers and Operators                     145   $40,938      13.8         110   $40,833      18.2
Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                70   $27,784       0.0          70   $27,784       0.0
Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Metal and Plastic                                              4   $16,250       0.0           0         .        .
Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Metal and Plastic                                             50   $29,750       0.0          40   $29,750       0.0
Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters,
  Operators and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                     560   $24,310       2.3         280   $29,390       4.7



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

          LOUISIANA; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                70   $25,272       0.0          40   $26,635       0.0
Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine
  Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal
   and Plastic                                                 450   $17,156       2.2         250   $21,383       4.0
Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                               110   $32,500       7.1          90   $42,500       8.7
Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                    20   $48,750       0.0          20   $48,750       0.0
Machinists                                                   5,895   $34,243       2.4       4,750   $36,485       2.4
Metal Furnace and Kiln Operators and Tenders                   200   $25,978       0.0         110   $27,279       0.0
Model Makers and Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic               50   $31,250      44.0          40   $40,625      55.0
Molders and Molding Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                   190   $27,500      12.5         155   $28,618       9.0
Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Metal and Plastic                                             40   $33,500       5.0          35   $32,750       5.4
Tool and Die Makers                                            260   $40,978       5.0         235   $41,467       2.6
Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Workers                     21,820   $30,589       0.7      14,120   $32,356       0.6
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                           1,335   $30,701       1.8         985   $32,313       0.0
Plating and Coating Machine Setters, operators, and
  Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                    90   $25,921       0.0          75   $27,171       0.0
Tool Grinders, Filers and Sharpeners                           135   $21,806       0.0          95   $29,531       0.0
Metalworkers and Plastic Workers, All Others                 2,765   $29,862       2.3       2,205   $32,076       2.0
Bookbinders and Bindery Workers                                135   $25,063       5.9         115   $21,576       6.8
Job Printers                                                   740   $23,125       9.1         515   $25,685      13.1
Prepress Technicians and Workers                               260   $26,696      14.9         195   $28,661      10.3
Printing Machine Operators                                   1,140   $25,467       1.1         870   $28,125       0.9
Laundry and Dry Cleaning Workers                               820   $16,620       7.1         560   $23,125       7.3
Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials              445   $16,071       0.0         230   $22,635       0.0
Sewing Machine Operators                                       710   $21,587       2.0         520   $24,091       1.7
Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers                         120   $22,500      21.7          85   $36,146      31.3
Shoe Machine Operators and Tenders                              20    $8,906       0.0           0         .        .
Tailors, Dressmakers, and Sewers                               105   $13,021       3.9          60   $16,731       6.5
Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and
  Tenders                                                      115   $21,645       0.0         115   $21,645       0.0
Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders                                                       85   $19,205       0.0          60   $27,188       0.0
Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters,
  Operators, and Tenders                                       100   $27,083       0.0          80   $28,864       0.0
Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine
  Setters, Operators, and Tenders                                4   $11,250       0.0           4   $11,250       0.0
Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers                           10   $28,750       0.0           0         .        .
Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers                                 0         .        .            0         .        .
Upholsterers                                                   340   $20,396       4.4         200   $21,953       4.0
Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other            80   $15,859       0.0          45   $21,176       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; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters                             915   $20,105       4.8         695   $21,941       4.0
Furniture Finishers                                            205   $26,131       8.9         150   $26,750       4.6
Model Makers and Patternmakers, Wood                            10   $43,750       0.0          10   $43,750       0.0
Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood           590   $20,481       2.6         350   $25,870       4.3
Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Except Sawing                                                485   $23,633       3.9         350   $27,159       3.7
Woodworkers, All Other                                         370   $18,843      15.3         250   $19,881      22.8
Power Plant Operators, Distributors, and Dispatchers           690   $50,426       7.9         595   $50,724       9.1
Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators                    1,970   $35,341       4.3       1,385   $37,407       4.9
Water and Liquid Waste Treatment Plant and System
  Workers                                                    1,185   $27,396       7.4         905   $29,094       8.8
Miscellaneous Plant and System Operators                     3,700   $51,603       8.8       2,975   $52,060       9.0
Chemical Processing Machine Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders                                                1,600   $50,250      11.7       1,265   $51,882      12.8
Crushing, Grinding, Polishing, Mixing, and Blending
  Workers                                                    2,240   $34,947       6.8       1,665   $41,969       9.1
Cutting Workers                                                990   $17,852       0.0         560   $22,267       0.0
Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine
  Setters, Operators, and Tenders                              410   $29,333       0.0         315   $31,179       0.0
Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and
  Tenders                                                      310   $27,241       5.8         225   $28,417       0.9
Inspectors, Testers, Sorter, Samplers, and Weighers          7,560   $34,653      10.3       5,490   $36,957      11.0
Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers                  400   $21,343      28.5         320   $25,089      26.0
Medical, Dental and Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians          725   $24,154      16.4         520   $28,462      11.9
Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders          1,095   $22,969       5.2         665   $27,045       7.4
Painting Workers                                             2,105   $25,167       4.2       1,540   $28,013       2.4
Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine
  Workers                                                      295   $15,400      24.8         185   $20,521      22.7
Semiconductor Processors                                         0         .        .            0         .        .
Cementing and Gluing Machine Operators and Tenders             220   $29,712       3.7         165   $28,846       4.9
Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment
  Operators and Tenders                                        115   $28,000       0.0          95   $28,906       0.0
Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders            20   $30,481       0.0          20   $30,481       0.0
Etchers and Engravers                                          100   $30,804      15.2          80   $31,250       7.3
Molders, Shapers, and Casters, except Metal and
  Plastic                                                      225   $21,771      14.1         145   $25,813       0.0
Paper Goods Machines Setters, Operators, and Tenders         1,200   $41,551       1.8         945   $41,713       2.2
Tire Builders                                                   80   $26,842       0.0          65   $27,768       0.0
Helpers-Production Workers                                   1,225   $16,102       1.1         485   $20,711       0.4
Production Workers, All Other                               14,420   $33,036       6.2      10,600   $37,744       7.0

TRANSPORTATION AND MATERIAL MOVING OCCUPATIONS
Supervisors, Transportation and Material Moving
  Workers                                                    3,745   $34,415       9.8       2,850   $36,190      12.0
Aircraft Pilots and Flight Engineers                         1,625   $51,087      49.7       1,030   $53,083      52.9
Air Traffic Controllers and Airfield Operations
  Specialists                                                  345   $57,679      20.8         320   $58,929      20.4



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; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency
  Medical Technicians                                           50   $36,667       0.0          20   $47,750       0.0
Bus Drivers                                                  3,395   $21,081       4.9       1,555   $28,268       5.1
Driver/Sales Workers and Truck Drivers                      50,745   $25,214       3.1      33,735   $28,373       2.9
Taxi Drivers and Chauffers                                   2,800   $15,523      11.3       1,315   $19,297       7.5
Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other                             185   $14,013       0.0          60   $26,000       0.0
Locomotive Engineers and Operators                           1,185   $50,308       4.2         840   $54,545       5.1
Railroad Brake, Signal, and Switch Operators                   255   $37,986       9.4         185   $39,063      13.0
Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters                            740   $51,264      11.3         600   $52,254      11.0
Subway, Streetcar, and Other Rail Transportation
  Workers                                                      110   $26,597       4.6          95   $26,250       5.2
Sailors and Marine Oilers                                    3,665   $24,358       1.6       1,505   $27,996       3.6
Ship and Boat Captains and Operators                         5,835   $44,691       4.7       2,190   $42,447       4.8
Ship Engineers                                                 390   $37,292       8.5         210   $40,769      15.9
Bridge and Lock Tenders                                        370   $35,446       7.3         285   $36,741       9.5
Parking Lot Attendants                                         590   $10,798       1.7         285   $12,825       0.0
Service Station Attendants                                     990   $12,750       3.1         520   $17,703       3.5
Transportation Inspectors                                      575   $36,595       9.2         470   $39,350      11.3
Other Transportation Workers                                    95   $21,528       7.2          90   $25,313       8.0
Conveyor Operators and Tenders                                 100   $30,804       0.0          65   $32,045       0.0
Crane and Tower Operators                                    3,580   $37,221       1.5       2,070   $38,743       1.6
Dredge, Excavating, and Loading Machine Operators              605   $29,044       0.0         365   $31,086       0.0
Hoist and Winch Operators                                      835   $29,646       0.0         300   $31,563       0.0
Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators                       6,290   $21,114       1.6       4,005   $24,100       1.6
Cleaners of  Vehicles and Equipment                          3,685   $12,979       2.7       1,680   $18,800       2.3
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Materials Movers,
  Hand                                                      19,905   $18,061       3.1      10,680   $23,073       3.5
Machine Feeders and Offbearers                                 525   $30,254       0.8         415   $31,886       0.0
Packers and Packagers, Hand                                    965   $15,290       2.1         475   $21,384       3.0
Pumping Station Operators                                    1,025   $34,880       9.4         660   $34,838      13.5
Refuse and Recyclable Materials Collectors                   1,220   $11,944       0.7         565   $17,917       1.6
Shuttle Car Operators                                           35   $20,880       0.0          25   $21,250       0.0
Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders                               80   $29,375       0.0          35   $41,250       0.0
Material Moving Workers, All Other                           1,365   $30,151       4.0         925   $32,098       0.9


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