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TABLE 2. Earnings by Detailed Occupation: 1999: Massachusetts: 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                                           1,672,470   $38,330      39.0   1,245,060   $43,846      41.2

  MANAGEMENT OCCUPATIONS
Chief executives                                            29,120  $103,564      74.5      25,155  $105,708      74.7
General and Operations Managers                             18,285   $61,991      56.3      16,305   $64,141      56.7
Legislators                                                    330   $45,109      69.3         230   $48,182      80.2
Advertising and Promotions Managers                          1,025   $51,151      76.1         800   $51,726      75.3
Marketing and Sales Managers                                17,855   $75,401      76.0      15,565   $80,108      75.9
Public Relations Managers                                    1,110   $64,167      70.8         945   $65,417      70.2
Administrative Services Managers                             2,655   $52,304      37.7       2,300   $53,293      36.0
Computer and Information Systems Managers                    8,560   $72,064      71.0       7,530   $75,283      71.0
Financial Managers                                          16,395   $67,351      82.9      14,060   $70,988      84.4
Human Resources Managers                                     4,850   $59,519      59.0       4,135   $64,746      61.8
Industrial Production Managers                               7,200   $59,238      47.5       6,490   $60,657      47.4
Purchasing Managers                                          3,120   $60,302      62.5       2,815   $61,342      62.0
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers           4,675   $42,695      24.5       4,110   $44,830      24.4
Farm, Ranch, and Other Agricultural Managers                   745   $39,406      28.3         590   $40,888      31.6
Farmers and Ranchers                                         1,260   $20,848      30.9         785   $30,509      29.2
Construction Managers                                       11,890   $51,835      34.7       9,695   $56,170      37.2
Education Administrators                                    10,640   $57,554      86.4       7,965   $61,337      87.7
Engineering Managers                                         5,345   $87,711      84.1       4,965   $90,444      84.8
Food Service Managers                                        9,820   $36,153      29.0       7,765   $37,886      28.5
Funeral Directors                                              835   $51,102      37.1         650   $54,500      37.7
Gaming Managers                                                300   $45,430      51.8         165   $46,875      53.7
Lodging Managers                                             1,430   $34,046      52.5       1,070   $38,850      53.5
Medical and Health Services Managers                         4,170   $55,123      68.9       3,665   $55,995      69.7
Natural Sciences Managers                                      610   $90,750      92.5         500   $98,750      94.2
Postmasters and Mail Superintendents                           375   $60,625      54.9         340   $61,159      58.5
Property, Real Estate, and Community Association
  Managers                                                   5,645   $43,300      48.7       4,320   $49,440      49.6
Social and Community Service Managers                        2,925   $39,683      70.3       2,270   $43,883      72.8
Managers, All Other                                         36,780   $62,404      61.3      31,495   $66,763      61.9

  BUSINESS AND FINANCIAL OPERATIONS OCCUPATIONS
Agents and Business Managers of Artists,Performers,
  and Athletes                                                 540   $31,949      72.8         375   $38,125      76.7
Purchasing Agents and Buyers, Farm Products                    140   $37,333      13.6         115   $40,156      11.1
Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products            3,080   $39,264      40.0       2,540   $42,188      41.4
Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and
  Farm Products                                              3,355   $45,167      45.9       2,930   $46,689      46.3
Claims Adusters, Appraisers, Examiners, and
  Investigators                                              2,915   $44,873      59.1       2,605   $45,961      58.5
Compliance Officers, Except Agriculture, Construction,
  Health and Safety, and Transportation                      1,290   $47,675      61.8       1,045   $49,552      62.1
Cost Estimators                                              2,030   $46,199      36.2       1,680   $50,106      37.4



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.)

          MASSACHUSETTS; 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                                                9,010   $47,441      63.6       7,065   $52,063      64.9
Logisticians                                                   730   $45,814      52.5         560   $51,556      46.7
Management Analysts                                         15,135   $66,119      88.9      10,760   $79,545      90.8
Meeting and Convention Planners                                245   $29,013      64.0         160   $36,719      73.4
Other Business Operations Specialists                        2,655   $41,559      48.1       2,040   $46,250      48.4
Accountants and Auditors                                    26,545   $47,964      86.9      21,600   $51,899      88.5
Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate                      1,695   $48,542      58.7       1,305   $51,383      61.0
Budget Analysts                                                345   $48,971      85.2         315   $50,000      86.7
Credit Analysts                                                355   $32,196      72.2         260   $35,303      78.1
Financial Analysts                                           2,350   $61,265      89.8       1,755   $71,281      91.4
Personal Financial Advisors                                  6,630   $60,397      84.9       5,040   $69,724      86.1
Insurance Underwriters                                         930   $57,361      88.4         770   $67,578      88.8
Financial Examiners                                            295   $60,362      86.0         245   $60,493      88.3
Loan Counselors and Officers                                 2,800   $57,889      73.2       2,380   $60,087      73.6
Tax Examiners, Collectors, and Revenue Agents                  875   $45,141      62.9         660   $48,372      66.9
Tax Preparers                                                1,175   $30,517      81.6         655   $65,086      85.2
Financial Specialists, All Other                               800   $54,015      72.1         680   $55,787      74.9

  COMPUTER AND MATHEMATICAL OCCUPATIONS
Computer Scientists and System Analyts                      16,005   $57,008      69.0      12,525   $61,491      69.6
Computer Programmers                                        14,610   $56,092      71.0      11,130   $60,765      71.7
Computer Software Engineers                                 31,270   $70,214      83.7      25,995   $72,154      84.6
Computer Support Specialists                                 7,215   $41,688      45.7       5,710   $46,287      46.4
Database Administrators                                      1,445   $58,427      71.3       1,255   $60,797      72.7
Network and Computer Systems Administrators                  4,965   $50,375      50.2       4,110   $52,374      52.6
Network Systems and Data Communication Analysts              7,805   $48,930      58.3       5,775   $54,752      58.5
Actuaries                                                      990   $85,320      93.7         830   $94,063      95.4
Mathematicians                                                  60   $75,625     100.0          40   $76,667     100.0
Operations Research Analysts                                 1,560   $54,897      77.3       1,210   $60,851      77.6
Statisticians                                                  365   $61,341      92.3         320   $61,707      91.2
Miscellaneous Mathematical Science Occupations                  60   $52,143     100.0          35   $67,000     100.0

ARCHITECTURE, ENGINEERING OCCUPATIONS
Architects, Except Naval                                     6,250   $50,181      85.9       4,830   $55,864      86.7
Surveyors, Cartographers, and Photogrammetrists                630   $39,300      80.2         495   $47,104      85.2
Aerospace Engineers                                          1,710   $66,644      77.7       1,505   $68,569      79.6
Agricultural Engineers                                           0         .        .            0         .        .
Biomedical Engineers                                           520   $60,305      56.4         470   $59,621      54.9
Chemical Engineers                                           1,480   $60,580      83.8       1,220   $61,769      84.7
Civil Engineers                                              7,530   $59,148      83.2       6,495   $61,532      84.4
Computer Hardware Engineers                                  3,230   $60,579      69.8       2,640   $63,529      71.1
Electrical and Electronic Engineers                         10,870   $66,469      77.0       9,245   $70,186      77.6
Environmental Engineers                                      1,115   $59,411      88.7         990   $61,138      90.2
Industrial Engineers, Including Health and Safety            5,045   $53,500      62.7       4,255   $55,453      60.9
Marine Engineers and Naval Architects                          285   $53,625      73.5         175   $64,063      66.3



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.)

          MASSACHUSETTS; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Materials Engineers                                          1,200   $49,128      54.4         970   $52,481      60.1
Mechanical Engineers                                         6,820   $54,421      66.8       5,715   $57,430      67.0
Mining and Geological Engineers,Including Mining
  Safety Engineers                                              15   $62,639     100.0          15   $62,639     100.0
Nuclear Engineers                                              130   $72,228      70.5         110   $71,685      78.9
Petroleum Engineers                                             10   $51,250     100.0          10   $51,250     100.0
Engineers, All Others                                       11,270   $61,661      78.9       9,475   $66,132      80.0
Drafters                                                     3,900   $38,950      20.2       3,070   $42,369      18.9
Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters                    10,295   $40,787      15.6       8,375   $42,563      15.6
Surveying and Mapping Technicians                            1,240   $35,714       7.3         995   $39,122       6.0

  LIFE, PHYSICAL, AND SOCIAL SCIENCE OCCUPATIONS
Agricultural and Food Scientists                               475   $35,000      66.8         380   $36,974      67.7
Biological Scientists                                        1,860   $42,639      93.3       1,420   $47,295      94.9
Conservation Scientists and Foresters                          280   $40,058      70.7         190   $42,355      70.2
Medical Scientists                                           4,070   $39,956      99.2       3,310   $49,810      99.0
Astronomers and Physicists                                     880   $70,395      95.7         775   $71,667      95.1
Atmospheric and Space Scientists                               290   $53,281      88.7         240   $59,643      86.3
Chemists and Materials Scientists                            2,375   $53,717      93.6       1,970   $59,637      93.9
Environmental Scientists and Geoscientists                   1,495   $50,348      93.3       1,230   $52,246      93.4
Physical Scientists, All Other                               5,545   $41,127      98.0       4,080   $52,708      98.9
Economists                                                     635   $64,792     100.0         495   $70,750     100.0
Market/Survey Researchers                                    2,030   $57,159      82.1       1,445   $67,306      87.0
Psychologists                                                2,720   $55,568      99.9       1,780   $61,000      99.8
Sociologists                                                    70   $38,333     100.0          65   $80,156     100.0
Urban and Regional Planners                                    490   $53,313      90.8         405   $55,750      88.9
Miscellaneous Social Scientists and Related Workers            560   $38,963      93.6         420   $41,944      93.5
Agricultural and Food Science Technicians                      250   $34,545       9.3         220   $37,760       7.2
Biological Technicians                                         575   $41,513      77.1         420   $52,419      86.6
Chemical Technicians                                         1,340   $36,012      34.5       1,075   $38,021      33.8
Geological and Petroleum Technicians                           130   $37,143      24.6          85   $55,481      37.2
Nuclear Technicians                                              4   $88,750       0.0           4   $88,750       0.0
Other Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians         3,055   $24,428      53.2       1,650   $31,402      53.5

  COMMUNITY AND SOCIAL SERVICES OCCUPATIONS
Counselors                                                   6,625   $30,393      66.8       3,990   $33,783      67.4
Social Workers                                               4,980   $34,428      71.6       3,745   $38,263      76.8
Misc. Community and Social Service Specialists               3,010   $36,391      68.0       2,405   $40,610      70.2
Clergy                                                       4,970   $26,040      84.1       3,665   $30,743      86.0
Directors, Religious Activities and Education                  245   $31,336      73.3         200   $35,000      74.5
Religious Workers, All Other                                   375   $18,295      63.1         230   $23,182      72.4

  LEGAL OCCUPATIONS
Lawyers                                                     20,320   $79,689      99.6      16,910   $87,229      99.6
Judges, Magistrates, and Other Judicial Workers                845   $86,630      87.0         695   $89,583      90.1
Paralegals and Legal Assistants                              1,710   $27,436      84.5         895   $36,092      78.7
Miscellaneous Legal Support Workers                          1,935   $26,523      74.8         975   $42,222      69.3



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.)

          MASSACHUSETTS; 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                                      21,465   $46,434      93.9      14,100   $60,518      96.5
Preschool and Kindergarten Teachers                            345   $19,012      27.0         235   $20,791      28.9
Elementary and Middle School Teachers                       17,660   $43,385      94.4      13,995   $46,342      95.9
Secondary School Teachers                                    9,230   $45,789      91.8       7,525   $47,467      92.9
Special Education Teachers                                     780   $40,563      87.3         675   $40,450      87.4
Other Teachers and Instructors                               5,150   $21,413      56.1       2,155   $37,149      56.6
Archivists, Curators, and Museum Technicians                   640   $27,421      67.2         405   $38,700      71.7
Librarians                                                   1,325   $38,237      86.1         915   $43,125      91.5
Library Technicians                                            205    $8,958      37.9          65   $33,661      91.0
Teacher Assistants                                           1,480   $16,378      43.0         525   $27,041      39.6
Other Education, Training, and Library Workers                 650   $37,500      76.5         390   $41,335      71.2

  ARTS, DESIGN, ENTERTAINMENT, SPORTS, AND MEDIA
       OCCUPATIONS
Artists and Related Workers                                  3,045   $30,766      58.1       1,915   $37,267      56.5
Designers                                                    9,980   $40,546      53.2       7,435   $44,418      52.3
Actors                                                         295   $15,865      63.9          30   $45,500      90.0
Producers and Directors                                      2,170   $45,840      74.5       1,585   $50,827      74.1
Athletes, Coaches, Umpires and Related Workers               2,680   $27,525      57.4       1,280   $36,438      64.2
Dancers and Choreographers                                      90   $33,056      15.9           0         .        .
Musicians, Singers and Related Workers                       2,645   $20,677      53.3         985   $34,479      58.8
Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related
  Workers, All Other                                           260   $21,250      45.4         105   $30,789      30.8
Announcers                                                     785   $27,188      40.8         470   $31,858      45.2
News Analysts, Reporters, and Correspondents                 1,360   $38,854      81.7         910   $44,280      87.1
Public Relations Specialists                                 1,395   $39,004      79.1       1,035   $46,676      81.2
Editors                                                      2,795   $43,023      82.5       2,130   $49,735      84.8
Technical Writers                                            1,575   $54,291      82.8       1,175   $59,718      82.7
Writers and Authors                                          2,830   $33,314      83.4       1,575   $49,700      90.2
Miscellaneous Media and Communication Workers                  580   $21,167      59.0         275   $35,690      65.7
Broadcast and Sound Engineering Technicians and
  Radio Operators                                            1,790   $36,431      46.6       1,315   $41,382      47.6
Photographers                                                1,800   $30,938      49.9       1,235   $36,915      45.2
Television, Video and Motion Picture Camera
  Operators and Editors                                        460   $40,146      64.1         310   $42,500      68.2
Media and Communication Equipment Workers,
  All Other                                                      0         .        .            0         .        .

  HEALTHCARE PRACTIONERS AND TECHNICAL OCCUPATIONS
Chiropractors                                                  705   $61,618     100.0         490   $67,500     100.0
Dentists                                                     3,620  $110,509      98.9       2,235  $122,099      98.3
Dieticians and Nutritionists                                   135   $25,893      40.0          95   $26,438      34.4
Optometrists                                                   480   $76,176     100.0         365   $90,337     100.0
Pharmacists                                                  2,745   $61,643      92.4       2,045   $66,857      97.4
Physicians and Surgeons                                     16,525  $112,508      99.9      12,705  $123,096      99.9
Physician Assistants                                           400   $57,647      78.4         310   $60,513      72.4



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.)

          MASSACHUSETTS; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Podiatrists                                                    240   $87,222     100.0         195  $102,750     100.0
Registered Nurses                                            4,310   $47,500      58.4       3,375   $51,198      58.5
Audiologists                                                    95   $47,708      80.6          95   $47,708      80.6
Occupational Therapists                                        245   $40,365      80.9         175   $42,161      85.3
Physical Therapists                                            925   $41,547      77.9         725   $45,114      80.3
Radiation Therapists                                            95   $63,359      52.7          95   $63,359      52.7
Recreational Therapists                                        115   $26,359      70.1          85   $30,455      71.4
Respiratory Therapists                                         670   $48,581      31.9         565   $49,831      32.3
Speech-Language Pathologists                                   165   $52,500      75.9          90   $50,714      84.4
Therapists, All Others                                         485   $32,434      88.0         315   $37,159      92.0
Veterinarians                                                  595   $70,313     100.0         485   $71,563     100.0
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practioners,
  All Other                                                    215   $41,864      87.5         125   $45,625      85.5
Clinical Lab Technologists and Technicians                   2,890   $27,845      73.1       1,860   $36,763      71.8
Dental Hygienists                                              110   $31,563      67.3          30   $32,188      71.4
Diagnostic Related Technologists and Technicians             1,240   $42,442      34.9         980   $45,609      35.3
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics                 2,170   $34,938      19.0       1,895   $36,857      18.0
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practioners Support
  Technicians                                                  900   $21,719      24.7         565   $26,326      23.9
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses              860   $34,155       9.4         600   $36,557      10.1
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians             200   $25,833      24.8         120   $32,639      30.3
Opticians, Dispensing                                          505   $37,321      23.4         385   $40,287      24.4
Miscellaneous Health Technologists and Technicians             740   $40,724      42.2         575   $43,808      38.6
Other Healthcare Practioners and Technical
  Occupations                                                1,065   $39,848      66.9         830   $41,618      70.1

HEALTHCARE SUPPORT OCCUPATIONS
Nursing, Psychiatric, and Home Health Aides                  6,725   $23,969      19.1       4,395   $26,776      18.9
Occupational Therapist Assistants and Aides                     55   $35,208      40.4          45   $40,208      51.1
Physical Therapist Assistants and Aides                        145   $31,250      31.5         100   $31,968      30.4
Massage Therapists                                             350   $17,202      35.3          65   $21,875      39.7
Dental Assistants                                              250   $20,625      76.2          85   $31,522      30.2
Medical Assistants and Other Healthcare Support
 Occupations                                                 1,595   $23,841      21.6         980   $28,225      25.2

  PROTECTIVE SERVICE OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Correctional
  Officers                                                     630   $46,920      28.4         570   $47,907      27.3
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Police and
  Detectives                                                 2,935   $66,849      58.4       2,685   $67,940      59.8
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Fire Fighting and
  Prevention Workers                                         1,770   $61,052      24.3       1,600   $61,117      24.3
Supervisors, Protective Service Workers, All Other           1,540   $36,452      23.9       1,255   $40,745      28.8
Fire Fighters                                               10,990   $50,117      13.7       9,970   $50,548      13.9
Fire Inspectors                                                260   $44,830      21.6         195   $50,300      23.7
Baliffs, Correctional Officers and Jailers                   7,605   $43,313      14.6       6,760   $44,344      14.4
Detectives and Criminal Investigators                        1,430   $61,604      61.7       1,280   $62,442      63.6
Fish and Game Wardens                                           25   $32,396       0.0          25   $32,396       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.)

          MASSACHUSETTS; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Parking Enforcement Workers                                     90   $10,000       6.5          40   $28,362      15.8
Police and Sheriff Patrol Officers                          13,930   $54,046      44.7      12,630   $55,490      45.5
Transit and Railroad Police                                      0         .        .            0         .        .
Animal Control Workers                                          40   $31,607       0.0          25   $34,219       0.0
Private Detectives and Investigators                           840   $37,229      55.9         555   $41,938      58.0
Security Guards and Gaming Surveillance Officers            13,605   $21,926      17.1       8,315   $29,174      16.8
Crossing Guards                                                555    $3,990       5.9          55   $16,991       0.0
Lifeguards and Other Protective Service Workers                695    $7,688      22.1         165   $25,938      44.3

  FOOD PREPARATION AND SERVING RELATED OCCUPATIONS
Chefs and Head Cooks                                         8,890   $26,424      14.3       6,475   $29,355      14.3
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Food Preparation
  and Serving Workers                                        4,930   $27,857      18.4       3,750   $31,375      19.6
Cooks                                                       17,570   $18,265       5.7      10,675   $21,626       6.1
Food Preparation Workers                                     3,735   $13,885       5.7       1,660   $19,078       5.2
Bartenders                                                   4,540   $17,797      22.9       2,150   $25,221      24.4
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers,
  Including Fast Food                                        1,280   $12,841      11.0         525   $26,068      10.9
Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession and
  Coffee Shop                                                  765   $13,116       6.5         260   $24,375       6.5
Waiters and Waitresses                                       7,145   $15,775      18.8       2,955   $21,770      19.0
Food Servers, Nonrestaurant                                    815   $20,045       7.8         455   $22,705      10.5
Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender
  Helpers                                                    1,360   $15,977      13.8         570   $20,590      16.3
Dishwashers                                                  3,050   $11,454       2.3       1,235   $18,074       2.3
Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee
  Shop                                                         400   $13,319      13.0         140   $30,272      20.9
Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers,
  All Other                                                     70   $10,104       0.0          25   $20,714       0.0

  BUILDING AND GROUNDS CLEANING AND MAINTENANCE
    OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Housekeeping and
  Janitorial Workers                                         3,060   $31,444      11.1       2,475   $33,653      11.2
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Landscaping, Lawn
  Service, and Groundskeeping Workers                        3,365   $32,054      21.1       2,185   $36,222      22.4
Janitors and Building Cleaners                              32,595   $23,227       5.0      21,410   $27,389       4.6
Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners                              5,240   $19,367       5.6       3,045   $21,619       5.3
Pest Control Workers                                           725   $30,676       9.9         530   $33,352      10.2
Grounds Maintenance Workers                                 15,450   $21,401       9.3       7,495   $27,238       9.0

  PERSONAL CARE AND SERVICE OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Gaming Workers              380   $30,962      27.0         210   $41,100      31.3
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Personal Service
  Workers                                                    1,350   $33,168      35.3         965   $40,453      31.6
Animal Trainers                                                330   $22,946       9.7         205   $27,423      13.0
Nonfarm Animal Caretakers                                      610   $20,094      22.2         365   $27,039      19.3



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.)

          MASSACHUSETTS; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Gaming Workers                                                 135   $15,625      19.3          35   $35,833      17.6
Motion Picture Projectionists                                   60    $8,750      40.7          15   $20,375      58.8
Ushers,Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers                     465   $11,170      11.6         155   $22,037       5.1
Miscellaneous Entertainment Attendants and Related
  Workers                                                    1,100   $10,104      24.7         350   $27,321      19.9
Funeral Service Workers                                        285   $15,455      10.5         105   $26,389      14.2
Barbers                                                      1,400   $20,075       4.4         905   $25,613       3.6
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists               2,000   $25,541       3.9       1,440   $28,363       3.6
Miscellaneous Personal Appearance Workers                      285   $14,712      10.6         180   $16,573       7.7
Baggage Porters, Bellhops, and Concierges                      795   $20,843      14.1         515   $24,861      16.3
Tour and Travel Guides                                         350   $13,319      59.6          90   $33,021      62.9
Transportation Attendants                                      735   $30,692      37.4         400   $33,375      27.9
Child Care Workers                                           1,295   $17,022      22.8         645   $23,848      22.9
Personal and Home Care Aides                                 1,145   $21,689      21.2         735   $25,359      18.5
Recreation and Fitness Workers                               1,975   $24,214      40.2       1,175   $31,597      46.3
Residential Advisors                                         1,145   $20,487      29.6         620   $23,921      31.5
Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other                   295   $15,313       8.2         135   $25,893      10.9

  SALES AND RELATED OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Retail Sales
  Workers                                                   36,320   $38,535      31.9      30,605   $40,716      32.4
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Non-Retail Sales
  Workers                                                   16,720   $51,775      46.9      14,520   $53,617      47.5
Cashiers                                                     9,870   $16,223      18.1       4,570   $29,201      19.2
Counter and Rental Clerks                                      910   $21,282      14.4         475   $30,825      17.2
Parts Salespersons                                           2,050   $28,965       8.4       1,730   $30,952       7.9
Retail Salespersons                                         30,215   $30,541      32.6      20,390   $38,322      35.8
Advertising Sales Agents                                     2,175   $49,079      63.2       1,725   $54,688      65.5
Insurance Sales Agents                                       5,905   $52,026      68.4       4,470   $61,878      73.4
Securities, Commodities, and Finanancial Services
  Sales Agents                                               8,410   $51,991      80.8       6,755   $60,200      81.4
Travel Agents                                                  805   $31,234      37.7         640   $32,500      37.2
Sales Representatives, Services, All Other                  10,830   $52,250      62.4       9,105   $59,926      63.6
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing          24,775   $51,943      53.1      21,300   $55,084      54.1
Models, Demonstrators, and Product Promoters                   400   $41,964      56.1         265   $54,167      73.9
Real Estate Brokers and Sales Agents                         7,180   $42,477      55.7       5,050   $51,561      57.0
Sales Engineers                                              1,130   $71,415      64.5       1,050   $71,910      65.4
Telemarketers                                                1,210   $21,402      39.7         485   $35,057      36.2
Door-To-Door Sales Workers, News and Street Vendors
  and Related Workers                                        1,690   $23,041      19.4         940   $30,802      21.4
Sales and Related Workers, All Other                         3,870   $45,785      58.9       2,850   $51,901      62.6

OFFICE AND ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Office and
Administrative Support Workers                              14,360   $40,778      38.2      11,985   $43,381      38.2
Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service             285   $26,895      19.5         210   $28,938      16.3



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.)

          MASSACHUSETTS; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Telephone Operators                                            475   $25,625      14.3         290   $30,144       9.3
Communication Equipment Operators, All Other                   170   $38,824      21.8         150   $40,446      24.8
Bill and Account Collectors                                  1,025   $27,745      31.1         680   $30,811      32.7
Billing and Posting Clerks and Machine Operators             1,060   $26,841      36.1         695   $31,318      38.9
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks                 4,845   $27,055      32.1       3,090   $31,828      31.0
Gaming Cage Workers                                              0         .        .            0         .        .
Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks                                 485   $31,139      38.1         330   $35,786      37.9
Procurement Clerks                                             285   $35,515      39.9         185   $50,078      47.6
Tellers                                                        810   $21,042      22.1         495   $24,243      15.6
Brokerage Clerks                                                70   $23,750      77.1          45   $24,740      72.1
Correspondence Clerks                                           60   $16,719      66.1          20   $26,071      68.2
Court, Municipal, and License Clerks                           235   $36,307      51.1         195   $37,768      57.5
Credit Authorizers, Checkers and Clerks                        260   $36,346      67.6         200   $41,382      65.3
Customer Service Representatives                            14,675   $31,066      39.4      10,540   $36,537      41.4
Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs                   75   $46,000      68.9          65   $41,667      65.2
File Clerks                                                  1,200   $21,401      24.3         575   $30,660      25.0
Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks                           665   $20,239      16.3         365   $22,558      16.4
Interviewers Except Eligibility and Loan                       970   $15,363      49.0         305   $32,270      54.8
Library Assistants, Clerical                                   670   $10,347      46.9         210   $27,792      65.9
Loan Interviewers and Clerks                                   350   $42,031      70.7         285   $56,250      74.8
New Account Clerks                                              80   $32,391      68.8          70   $50,938      65.3
Order Clerks                                                 1,130   $26,098      18.5         730   $29,390      15.9
Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and
  Timekeeping                                                  145   $28,346      42.9          80   $31,250      41.5
Receptionists and Information Clerks                         2,045   $20,888      42.6         880   $29,888      49.4
Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and
  Travel Clerks                                              1,495   $31,349      25.4       1,115   $36,286      25.4
Information and Record Clerks, All Other                       425   $16,750      51.8         185   $40,919      41.7
Cargo and Freight Agents                                       195   $39,605       2.6         155   $41,094       3.2
Couriers and Messengers                                      3,845   $22,860      15.5       2,255   $30,604      16.5
Dispatchers                                                  2,945   $31,506      14.9       2,395   $33,390      14.3
Meter Readers, Utilities                                       665   $36,291      14.7         560   $37,722      15.7
Postal Service Clerks                                        3,075   $40,291      16.6       2,655   $40,585      17.1
Postal Service Mail Carriers                                 8,245   $41,106      15.6       7,225   $41,715      15.9
Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and
  Processing Machine Operators                               2,190   $40,494      19.3       1,880   $41,841      20.0
Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks                  4,075   $40,487      38.5       3,265   $43,750      38.2
Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks                     14,500   $25,772       6.7      10,570   $29,190       6.0
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers                              12,565   $21,430       8.6       7,515   $28,446       8.0
Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers,
  Recordkeeping                                                730   $23,011      17.6         440   $26,629      17.1
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants                    3,360   $27,801      40.6       1,935   $36,100      41.4
Computer Operators                                           3,525   $35,891      25.1       2,725   $38,723      25.9
Data Entry Keyers                                            2,770   $21,330      31.4       1,380   $29,474      31.1
Word Processors and Typists                                    225   $21,250      24.9         100   $26,719      28.7
Desktop Publishers                                             180   $41,250      36.0         155   $41,053      36.5
Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks                  985   $35,809      62.1         715   $43,897      61.4



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.)

          MASSACHUSETTS; 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                                             2,050   $20,720      14.8       1,150   $25,870      15.3
Office Clerks, General                                       5,230   $20,908      30.6       2,610   $29,117      33.8
Office Machine Operators, Except Computer                      490   $25,093      12.4         310   $28,611      14.7
Proofreaders and Copy Markers                                  255   $34,231      46.5         205   $36,165      42.0
Statistical Assistants                                         400   $26,211      32.6         240   $36,944      39.6
Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other         3,630   $31,993      48.7       2,455   $38,853      53.1

FARMING, FISHING, AND FORESTRY OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Farming, Fishing
  and Forestry Workers                                         350   $25,778      12.4         265   $30,039      13.3
Agricultural Inspectors                                         80   $44,444       0.0          70   $45,909       0.0
Animal Breeders                                                 10   $39,107      22.2          10   $39,107      22.2
Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products                     135   $21,250      13.2          60   $24,200      29.0
Miscellaneous Agricultural Workers                           2,045   $16,790       7.8         890   $23,202       7.4
Fishers and Related Fishing Workers                          2,870   $26,096       8.9       1,025   $35,804      10.9
Hunters and Trappers                                             0         .        .            0         .        .
Forest and Conservation Workers                                135   $26,292      23.7          95   $27,042      17.2
Logging Workers                                                535   $21,286       7.3         335   $24,423       6.3

CONSTRUCTION AND EXTRACTION WORKERS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Construction
  Trades and Extraction Workers                             19,390   $45,097      13.7      15,265   $48,113      14.0
Boilermakers                                                   360   $45,417       4.2         280   $46,786       4.6
Brickmasons, Blockmasons, and Stonemasons                    4,120   $32,266       4.6       2,140   $38,393       5.8
Carpenters                                                  34,260   $30,784       9.1      22,105   $35,823       8.8
Carpet, Floor and Tile Installers and Finishers              3,170   $31,534       4.0       1,865   $38,074       4.2
Cement Masons, Concrete Finishers, and Terrazzo
  Workers                                                      575   $31,645       2.4         230   $39,107       6.1
Contruction Laborers                                        18,300   $29,785       5.1      10,030   $36,268       4.9
Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators             235   $27,188       1.3         105   $32,000       0.0
Pile-Driver Operators                                          185   $55,288       0.0         130   $60,509       0.0
Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment
  Operators                                                  5,915   $40,366       3.9       4,270   $41,831       4.1
Drywall Installers, Ceiling Tile Installers, and
  Tapers                                                     1,775   $30,652       3.3       1,020   $35,357       2.9
Electricians                                                15,700   $40,251       5.3      13,055   $41,803       5.4
Glaziers                                                       855   $35,909       9.4         630   $36,438       5.9
Insulation Workers                                             545   $28,092       5.5         370   $31,750       5.2
Painters, Construction and Maintenance                      12,050   $25,315      10.5       6,465   $30,024       9.6
Paperhangers                                                   410   $26,987       4.6         135   $31,875       0.0
Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters         11,850   $40,338       5.0       9,330   $42,072       5.4
Plasterers and Stucco Masons                                 1,465   $29,014       3.1         825   $32,004       4.4
Reinforcing Iron Workers                                       140   $36,250       9.2          95   $43,365      13.4
Roofers                                                      3,190   $25,716       3.2       1,690   $32,131       3.6
Sheet Metal Workers                                          3,290   $37,016       2.6       2,665   $38,068       3.0
Structural Iron and Steel Workers                            1,290   $42,000       4.8         930   $46,715       3.8
Helpers, Construction Trades                                   730   $18,021       3.4         310   $28,200       5.2
Construction and Building Inspectors                         1,845   $39,709      25.5       1,375   $42,823      25.9
Elevator Installers and Repairers                              815   $60,297       5.4         715   $61,827       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.)

          MASSACHUSETTS; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Fence Erectors                                                 710   $24,375       2.4         335   $29,531       5.1
Hazardous Materials Removal Workers                            790   $25,409      13.9         435   $32,380      21.0
Highway Maintenance Workers                                    945   $30,970       3.9         690   $33,500       1.7
Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment
  Operators                                                    275   $35,817       3.2         210   $40,478       4.3
Septic Tank Services and Sewer Pipe Cleaners                   205   $26,528       0.5         155   $30,150       0.7
Miscellaneous Construction and Related Workers                 550   $27,917       2.9         325   $35,727       0.6
Derrick, Rotary Drill, and Service Unit Operators,
  Oil, Gas, and Mining                                          10   $65,972       0.0          10   $66,250       0.0
Earth Drillers Except Oil and Gas                              345   $34,605       2.6         155   $37,390       3.9
Explosives Workers, Ordnance handling Experts, and
  Blasters                                                     125   $46,923       8.1          95   $48,250      10.8
Mining Machine Operators                                       115   $48,500       1.7         105   $49,875       1.9
Roof Bolters, Mining                                             0         .        .            0         .        .
Roustabouts, Oil and Gas                                         0         .        .            0         .        .
Helpers - Extraction Workers                                     0         .        .            0         .        .
Other Extraction Workers                                       200   $22,250       3.0          95   $35,250       6.2

INSTALLATION, MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Mechanics,
  Installers and Repairers                                   7,805   $45,574      12.8       6,930   $47,272      13.4
Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine
  Repairers                                                  5,965   $36,993      20.0       4,690   $40,271      20.7
Radio and Telecommunications Equipment Installers
  and Repairers                                              4,670   $45,141      12.9       4,000   $49,096      13.8
Avionics Technicians                                           140   $46,500      19.6         130   $45,375      20.9
Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related  Repairers             670   $36,357       3.0         530   $39,063       3.8
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Transportation
  Equipment                                                    105   $33,400       0.0          55   $36,406       0.0
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Industrial and
  Utility                                                      165   $55,278       1.2         135   $62,222       1.5
Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor
  Vehicles                                                     155   $31,098       3.8         115   $32,232       5.2
Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers
  and Repairers                                                805   $27,339       8.8         570   $32,669      10.0
Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers                     935   $36,183       7.5         780   $37,405       7.1
Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians                   1,755   $43,787       8.0       1,515   $44,792       7.7
Automotive Body and Related Repairers                        3,940   $29,719       2.1       3,210   $31,492       2.0
Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers                      325   $31,445       0.0         260   $33,567       0.0
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics                20,900   $30,730       3.4      16,770   $32,782       2.8
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine
  Specialists                                                4,485   $36,305       2.5       3,660   $38,466       2.4
Heavy Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Service
  Technicians and Mechanics                                  2,405   $40,753       4.0       1,960   $42,061       4.0
Small Engine Mechanics                                         810   $29,306       2.3         610   $31,137       1.3
Miscellaneous Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Mechanics,
  Installers, and Repairers                                    695   $23,973      14.3         475   $26,265      10.5



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.)

          MASSACHUSETTS; 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                     465   $41,603       8.0         410   $42,363       9.1
Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration
  Mechanics and Installers                                   5,665   $39,177       3.4       4,800   $40,960       3.7
Home Appliance Repairers                                     1,125   $35,538       6.5         885   $37,780       6.3
Industrial and Refractory Machinery Mechanics                7,535   $36,982       4.4       6,305   $38,688       4.2
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General                      7,795   $32,752       5.5       6,295   $35,506       5.2
Maintenance Workers, Machinery                                 365   $33,359       2.2         290   $35,250       2.8
Millwrights                                                    980   $40,925       3.1         830   $41,322       2.3
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers               1,790   $57,317       5.5       1,620   $60,064       5.6
Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers             4,240   $41,482       8.5       3,625   $45,795       7.8
Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers                 1,085   $34,028      19.9         845   $39,155      19.6
Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and
  Repairers                                                    570   $30,508      10.7         415   $34,360      12.7
Commercial Divers                                               40   $95,602       0.0          35   $95,833       0.0
Locksmiths and Safe Repairers                                  710   $30,300      12.0         595   $31,092      12.8
Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers                15   $39,018      17.6          15   $39,018      17.6
Riggers                                                        180   $32,316       0.0         150   $33,269       0.0
Signal and Track Switch Repairers                               85   $51,284       0.0          40   $46,071       0.0
Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers          65   $16,500      12.5           4   $21,250       0.0
Other Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers          4,240   $31,406       7.2       2,980   $36,953       5.5

PRODUCTION OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Production and
  Operating Workers                                         20,015   $42,995      16.6      17,570   $44,655      16.3
Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems
  Assemblers                                                    65   $26,429       0.0          55   $26,071       0.0
Electrical, Electronics, and Electromechanical
  Assemblers                                                 3,470   $23,590       7.0       2,370   $26,926       5.9
Engine and Other Machines Assemblers                           275   $25,990       1.8         180   $37,750       0.0
Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters                       345   $37,742       1.5         280   $41,000       1.8
Miscellaneous Assemblers and Fabricators                     9,095   $24,305       8.1       6,335   $27,607       7.6
Bakers                                                       3,110   $24,729       5.9       2,220   $27,828       5.4
Butchers and Other Meat, Poultry, and Fish Processing
  Workers                                                    3,335   $31,368       4.2       2,460   $37,294       4.1
Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine
  Operators and Tenders                                        135   $22,366       1.5          95   $26,833       2.1
Food Batchmakers                                               585   $26,316       6.3         415   $29,000       6.0
Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders                      30   $16,518       0.0          30   $16,518       0.0
Computer Control Programmers and Operators                     720   $38,810       3.5         635   $39,194       2.4
Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                               565   $35,351       1.1         485   $36,820       1.2
Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Metal and Plastic                                            205   $40,612       0.0         180   $40,612       0.0
Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Metal and Plastic                                            125   $32,375       2.4          95   $31,625       0.0
Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters,
  Operators and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                   1,035   $31,476       2.6         845   $32,113       3.2



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

          MASSACHUSETTS; 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                                85   $24,737       0.0          55   $32,727       0.0
Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine
  Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal
   and Plastic                                               1,275   $27,437       2.7       1,000   $30,840       1.9
Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                               195   $36,208       4.1         145   $36,917       5.6
Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                    65   $36,927       0.0          55   $36,771       0.0
Machinists                                                  14,250   $36,082       2.7      12,030   $37,261       2.6
Metal Furnace and Kiln Operators and Tenders                   320   $29,348       2.8         270   $31,111       3.3
Model Makers and Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic              190   $43,523       0.0         160   $48,125       0.0
Molders and Molding Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                 1,470   $32,175       3.7       1,155   $36,921       3.5
Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Metal and Plastic                                            135   $18,125      11.2          75   $37,206       0.0
Tool and Die Makers                                          2,360   $37,756       3.4       1,935   $40,631       3.5
Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Workers                      6,840   $32,248       1.7       5,270   $35,442       2.0
Heat Treating Equipment Equipment Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                               185   $37,206       3.8         160   $36,103       4.3
Lay-Out Workers, Metal and Plastic                              45   $40,547      14.9          45   $40,547      14.9
Plating and Coating Machine Setters, operators, and
  Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                   865   $28,537       4.6         710   $30,480       4.8
Tool Grinders, Filers and Sharpeners                           175   $30,000       4.0         125   $35,156       5.6
Metalworkers and Plastic Workers, All Others                 9,295   $29,228       3.1       7,160   $31,107       2.8
Bookbinders and Bindery Workers                                810   $27,007       8.3         530   $35,504       7.4
Job Printers                                                 2,285   $33,224       7.1       1,915   $35,634       5.9
Prepress Technicians and Workers                             1,290   $32,282      13.3         895   $38,515      12.4
Printing Machine Operators                                   4,535   $33,850       4.6       3,755   $36,516       4.5
Laundry and Dry Cleaning Workers                             1,855   $20,429       9.2       1,065   $24,067      11.2
Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials            1,005   $19,459       2.4         575   $21,902       2.3
Sewing Machine Operators                                     2,365   $23,146       2.9       1,755   $25,722       1.0
Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers                         245   $25,800       2.4         145   $31,932       4.1
Shoe Machine Operators and Tenders                             295   $20,667       2.7         225   $22,375       3.6
Tailors, Dressmakers, and Sewers                               650   $30,513       6.1         390   $31,754       6.9
Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and
  Tenders                                                      245   $31,108       9.3         225   $31,151      10.3
Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders                                                      120   $21,090       9.3          65   $20,862      16.7
Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters,
  Operators, and Tenders                                       350   $26,361       2.6         300   $26,629       3.0
Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine
  Setters, Operators, and Tenders                              175   $29,375       3.4         170   $30,000       3.6
Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers                            4   $13,750       0.0           4   $13,750       0.0
Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers                                65   $21,250       9.0          45   $40,179      13.3
Upholsterers                                                   660   $27,646       7.6         450   $30,273       8.7
Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other           580   $25,959       7.8         385   $27,301       9.6



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.)

          MASSACHUSETTS; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters                           1,160   $27,455      11.1         845   $31,317      10.3
Furniture Finishers                                            590   $26,700      14.2         470   $30,459      15.4
Model Makers and Patternmakers, Wood                             0         .        .            0         .        .
Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood           370   $20,000       9.4         250   $22,938      13.1
Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Except Sawing                                                210   $26,656      17.1         145   $26,815       9.7
Woodworkers, All Other                                         790   $22,337      30.6         565   $26,900      29.3
Power Plant Operators, Distributors, and Dispatchers           510   $55,078      23.1         475   $56,000      23.4
Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators                    2,375   $41,328       9.5       2,040   $43,882       9.4
Water and Liquid Waste Treatment Plant and System
  Workers                                                    1,710   $40,098      15.6       1,580   $40,802      15.8
Miscellaneous Plant and System Operators                       255   $37,917      17.7         190   $45,469      17.4
Chemical Processing Machine Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders                                                  920   $37,012      14.9         805   $39,808      12.3
Crushing, Grinding, Polishing, Mixing, and Blending
  Workers                                                    1,795   $30,711       5.7       1,490   $31,590       5.9
Cutting Workers                                              1,585   $30,176       5.2       1,225   $31,638       4.8
Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine
  Setters, Operators, and Tenders                              675   $28,421       2.4         520   $33,879       1.5
Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and
  Tenders                                                      375   $37,727       8.0         305   $39,375       4.6
Inspectors, Testers, Sorter, Samplers, and Weighers         11,095   $32,115      14.8       8,530   $36,124      14.2
Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers                  690   $29,700       9.3         490   $32,813      10.8
Medical, Dental and Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians        1,035   $35,278      12.7         800   $36,290       6.6
Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders          1,890   $22,125       4.7       1,210   $25,878       4.0
Painting Workers                                             2,040   $30,248       3.4       1,650   $31,585       3.3
Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine
  Workers                                                    1,080   $30,106      35.2         865   $33,452      36.2
Semiconductor Processors                                       190   $36,656      17.5         155   $40,000      21.4
Cementing and Gluing Machine Operators and Tenders             160   $23,491       0.0         100   $24,006       0.0
Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment
  Operators and Tenders                                        285   $25,809      12.2         215   $28,654      10.3
Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders            35   $19,444       0.0          15   $19,722       0.0
Etchers and Engravers                                          275   $28,304      15.4         215   $31,302      19.4
Molders, Shapers, and Casters, except Metal and
  Plastic                                                      710   $25,165      22.6         495   $29,808      23.1
Paper Goods Machines Setters, Operators, and Tenders         1,050   $36,625       4.8         915   $38,246       5.6
Tire Builders                                                   55   $17,232      15.8          20   $24,231       0.0
Helpers-Production Workers                                     555   $23,647       4.0         365   $25,096       0.0
Production Workers, All Other                               18,280   $26,563       4.8      13,520   $30,153       4.5

TRANSPORTATION AND MATERIAL MOVING OCCUPATIONS
Supervisors, Transportation and Material Moving
  Workers                                                    3,665   $38,395      17.9       3,005   $40,973      17.7
Aircraft Pilots and Flight Engineers                         1,305   $59,107      69.8         960   $60,197      67.4
Air Traffic Controllers and Airfield Operations
  Specialists                                                  400   $61,932      33.9         320   $68,929      39.1



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.)

          MASSACHUSETTS; 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                                           80   $21,164       0.0          60   $20,938       0.0
Bus Drivers                                                  7,100   $23,290       8.9       3,480   $35,530       6.1
Driver/Sales Workers and Truck Drivers                      54,540   $31,460       5.4      38,820   $36,464       4.7
Taxi Drivers and Chauffers                                   6,980   $17,309      12.9       3,215   $25,658      13.2
Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other                             260   $22,014       0.0          95   $39,688       0.0
Locomotive Engineers and Operators                             435   $61,017      10.8         380   $61,304      12.3
Railroad Brake, Signal, and Switch Operators                    60   $45,063       0.0          60   $45,063       0.0
Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters                            570   $50,594      14.6         455   $50,816      12.5
Subway, Streetcar, and Other Rail Transportation
  Workers                                                      215   $47,922      12.2         140   $48,707      10.6
Sailors and Marine Oilers                                      430   $36,875      30.1         210   $41,442      29.2
Ship and Boat Captains and Operators                           750   $41,791      43.1         390   $48,854      42.2
Ship Engineers                                                 235   $50,750      66.5         130   $50,938      53.8
Bridge and Lock Tenders                                         75   $39,583       0.0          75   $39,583       0.0
Parking Lot Attendants                                         865   $16,234      18.1         340   $20,946      10.9
Service Station Attendants                                   2,020   $15,468       8.1       1,015   $23,017      11.8
Transportation Inspectors                                      750   $41,860       9.6         610   $46,844      11.0
Other Transportation Workers                                   210   $34,583      12.0         150   $35,938      16.7
Conveyor Operators and Tenders                                  40   $29,844      12.8          35   $28,906      15.2
Crane and Tower Operators                                      790   $41,372       6.1         650   $41,898       6.0
Dredge, Excavating, and Loading Machine Operators              965   $37,636       4.1         725   $39,909       5.5
Hoist and Winch Operators                                      190   $39,000       0.0         170   $39,667       0.0
Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators                       5,185   $27,326       2.3       3,930   $30,182       1.6
Cleaners of  Vehicles and Equipment                          2,835   $19,788       3.3       1,685   $25,673       5.0
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Materials Movers,
  Hand                                                      25,860   $23,760       6.6      15,445   $30,581       6.0
Machine Feeders and Offbearers                                 465   $20,383       9.9         270   $25,769       9.6
Packers and Packagers, Hand                                  2,985   $17,486       3.7       1,650   $22,821       2.9
Pumping Station Operators                                       95   $35,163      14.4          90   $35,652      15.9
Refuse and Recyclable Materials Collectors                     855   $25,260       0.9         540   $32,717       0.7
Shuttle Car Operators                                           30   $10,556      35.7           0         .        .
Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders                               40   $22,500       0.0          35   $21,071       0.0
Material Moving Workers, All Other                             590   $24,767       1.4         440   $29,508       0.0

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