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

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


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

21 to 74 years                                             644,600   $23,075      25.9     409,420   $29,746      27.6

  MANAGEMENT OCCUPATIONS
Chief executives                                             4,650   $60,774      56.6       3,855   $66,440      56.1
General and Operations Managers                              4,110   $45,517      42.0       3,625   $46,780      41.6
Legislators                                                    325   $11,453      52.6         110   $40,000      45.5
Advertising and Promotions Managers                            250   $40,058      40.9         175   $41,424      27.7
Marketing and Sales Managers                                 2,985   $39,972      47.4       2,425   $43,523      47.3
Public Relations Managers                                      285   $38,095      66.2         230   $38,621      68.4
Administrative Services Managers                               400   $34,479      37.8         370   $35,294      36.1
Computer and Information Systems Managers                    1,095   $51,346      53.7         950   $53,889      52.1
Financial Managers                                           3,925   $37,346      48.3       3,250   $41,138      49.1
Human Resources Managers                                     1,710   $35,172      39.5       1,465   $36,433      40.9
Industrial Production Managers                               1,425   $42,760      36.9       1,235   $46,107      38.0
Purchasing Managers                                            670   $43,152      54.2         615   $43,043      52.6
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers             720   $32,670      24.1         635   $34,886      24.6
Farm, Ranch, and Other Agricultural Managers                 1,065   $26,579      21.9         795   $28,981      24.6
Farmers and Ranchers                                         2,135   $10,995      18.0       1,225   $17,067      17.4
Construction Managers                                        2,920   $35,516      17.4       2,185   $40,885      19.8
Education Administrators                                     3,455   $41,076      82.1       2,195   $46,402      83.5
Engineering Managers                                           600   $76,654      79.5         480   $76,125      80.6
Food Service Managers                                        3,360   $23,229      20.8       2,235   $30,143      20.8
Funeral Directors                                              245   $32,500      21.5         165   $42,396      16.2
Gaming Managers                                                 50   $25,000      58.3          35   $41,667      61.1
Lodging Managers                                             1,435   $23,286      37.5         945   $29,809      40.4
Medical and Health Services Managers                         2,365   $39,640      56.6       1,980   $41,947      58.0
Natural Sciences Managers                                       40   $46,563      95.1          30   $70,417      93.1
Postmasters and Mail Superintendents                           640   $41,709      16.5         500   $44,349      17.0
Property, Real Estate, and Community Association
  Managers                                                   1,645   $31,271      35.5       1,130   $36,469      37.1
Social and Community Service Managers                        1,915   $30,534      64.7       1,480   $33,774      64.4
Managers, All Other                                          9,575   $37,214      42.5       7,655   $41,125      42.6

  BUSINESS AND FINANCIAL OPERATIONS OCCUPATIONS
Agents and Business Managers of Artists,Performers,
  and Athletes                                                 105   $40,833      48.1          75   $55,455      47.3
Purchasing Agents and Buyers, Farm Products                    105   $23,333       7.5          75   $27,344      11.0
Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products            1,400   $25,841      29.0         920   $31,896      29.6
Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and
  Farm Products                                              1,070   $35,711      34.5         895   $37,071      33.8
Claims Adusters, Appraisers, Examiners, and
  Investigators                                              1,980   $30,381      33.5       1,635   $31,903      34.4
Compliance Officers, Except Agriculture, Construction,
  Health and Safety, and Transportation                        440   $31,853      36.5         385   $32,500      36.3
Cost Estimators                                                390   $33,523      14.1         295   $39,063      15.3

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.)

          MAINE; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Human Resources, Training, and Labor Relations
  Specialists                                                3,540   $30,570      44.1       2,710   $34,391      41.4
Logisticians                                                   110   $32,321      47.3          80   $41,389      48.8
Management Analysts                                          2,215   $38,027      75.6       1,410   $46,409      75.0
Meeting and Convention Planners                                 95   $26,250      36.8          75   $27,500      23.7
Other Business Operations Specialists                        1,170   $27,543      30.9         945   $29,192      29.7
Accountants and Auditors                                     5,935   $31,351      64.3       4,365   $35,445      64.1
Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate                        680   $34,432      45.8         550   $38,125      48.9
Budget Analysts                                                130   $38,636      56.2         100   $39,545      52.0
Credit Analysts                                                285   $33,081      49.7         245   $33,459      47.7
Financial Analysts                                             120   $51,979      85.1         105   $50,938      83.2
Personal Financial Advisors                                  1,120   $41,196      72.4         805   $46,507      71.0
Insurance Underwriters                                         405   $37,736      46.5         335   $37,609      45.8
Financial Examiners                                             40   $60,313      77.5          40   $60,313      77.5
Loan Counselors and Officers                                 1,255   $35,452      48.1       1,095   $36,463      50.2
Tax Examiners, Collectors, and Revenue Agents                  495   $26,332      34.1         360   $31,429      39.9
Tax Preparers                                                  595   $15,485      48.3         230   $24,079      40.9
Financial Specialists, All Other                               260   $33,500      56.9         240   $36,944      56.2

  COMPUTER AND MATHEMATICAL OCCUPATIONS
Computer Scientists and System Analyts                       2,315   $39,805      46.7       1,905   $41,492      45.4
Computer Programmers                                         1,805   $45,320      52.1       1,395   $47,193      51.9
Computer Software Engineers                                  1,260   $52,449      64.2       1,085   $53,565      63.4
Computer Support Specialists                                 1,505   $31,976      30.7       1,090   $35,515      29.4
Database Administrators                                        205   $52,273      69.1         155   $57,708      72.5
Network and Computer Systems Administrators                    700   $37,431      43.1         620   $38,601      42.0
Network Systems and Data Communication Analysts                850   $34,886      54.0         570   $42,399      51.7
Actuaries                                                      120   $60,893      95.0         100   $60,714      93.9
Mathematicians                                                   0         .        .            0         .        .
Operations Research Analysts                                   265   $44,063      74.0         205   $46,339      67.0
Statisticians                                                   45   $29,306     100.0          25   $33,438     100.0
Miscellaneous Mathematical Science Occupations                  10   $44,375      80.0          10   $44,375      80.0

ARCHITECTURE, ENGINEERING OCCUPATIONS
Architects, Except Naval                                       845   $39,236      73.4         615   $47,981      80.5
Surveyors, Cartographers, and Photogrammetrists                300   $28,523      80.4         235   $32,050      82.3
Aerospace Engineers                                            115   $70,781      71.3          95   $72,955      71.9
Agricultural Engineers                                           4   $27,083     100.0           4   $27,083     100.0
Biomedical Engineers                                             4   $26,250       0.0           4   $27,083       0.0
Chemical Engineers                                             125   $60,192      92.7         120   $60,769      92.4
Civil Engineers                                              1,080   $46,395      77.4         965   $46,653      79.8
Computer Hardware Engineers                                    145   $37,109      28.7         100   $44,191      30.3
Electrical and Electronic Engineers                            915   $54,718      65.9         765   $56,170      65.7
Environmental Engineers                                        165   $38,867      82.8         135   $40,000      82.1
Industrial Engineers, Including Health and Safety              855   $46,406      51.9         685   $47,845      49.3
Marine Engineers and Naval Architects                          705   $54,813      82.2         565   $56,165      77.7

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.)

          MAINE; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Materials Engineers                                            170   $50,385      64.5         145   $50,573      62.6
Mechanical Engineers                                           780   $53,289      63.6         715   $54,441      63.5
Mining and Geological Engineers,Including Mining
  Safety Engineers                                               0         .        .            0         .        .
Nuclear Engineers                                               90   $50,278      60.2          65   $40,375      46.2
Petroleum Engineers                                             10   $71,250      81.8           4   $27,500      50.0
Engineers, All Others                                        1,195   $50,831      69.5       1,010   $51,414      71.1
Drafters                                                       870   $31,336      21.4         680   $34,552      16.9
Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters                     2,120   $37,688      13.7       1,715   $41,258      13.5
Surveying and Mapping Technicians                              450   $26,630      20.2         350   $30,806      26.1

  LIFE, PHYSICAL, AND SOCIAL SCIENCE OCCUPATIONS
Agricultural and Food Scientists                               220   $30,813      63.1         155   $33,889      77.9
Biological Scientists                                          510   $32,750      91.0         400   $36,178      92.0
Conservation Scientists and Foresters                          410   $38,859      72.9         325   $41,810      76.4
Medical Scientists                                             220   $49,844     100.0         175   $50,089     100.0
Astronomers and Physicists                                      55   $38,684      70.4          55   $38,684      70.4
Atmospheric and Space Scientists                                65   $58,958      87.7          55   $60,781      85.5
Chemists and Materials Scientists                              175   $33,984      79.4         125   $36,071      86.5
Environmental Scientists and Geoscientists                     460   $35,393      84.8         360   $38,542      83.1
Physical Scientists, All Other                                 345   $31,092      95.3         260   $31,660      99.2
Economists                                                      95   $70,066     100.0          75   $71,184     100.0
Market/Survey Researchers                                      335   $29,861      57.7         235   $31,591      50.0
Psychologists                                                1,160   $40,860      97.8         665   $46,743      97.9
Sociologists                                                     4   $18,750       0.0           4   $18,750       0.0
Urban and Regional Planners                                    100   $44,375      88.9          75   $45,078     100.0
Miscellaneous Social Scientists and Related Workers            325   $17,578      65.6         165   $26,667      67.7
Agricultural and Food Science Technicians                      150   $24,762      13.5          95   $25,990      17.5
Biological Technicians                                         175   $25,703      46.3         125   $33,594      36.8
Chemical Technicians                                           490   $35,517      12.1         400   $36,034       9.3
Geological and Petroleum Technicians                            30   $36,786       6.3          25   $45,417       0.0
Nuclear Technicians                                              4    $8,750       0.0           0         .        .
Other Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians           915   $20,789      25.2         565   $29,511      30.3

  COMMUNITY AND SOCIAL SERVICES OCCUPATIONS
Counselors                                                   3,530   $24,839      66.2       2,085   $28,254      66.5
Social Workers                                               4,760   $26,854      73.6       3,310   $29,517      74.2
Misc. Community and Social Service Specialists               1,765   $22,896      48.3       1,210   $25,884      50.3
Clergy                                                       2,005   $23,330      78.7       1,455   $26,796      80.5
Directors, Religious Activities and Education                  145   $21,518      44.1         105   $23,516      51.4
Religious Workers, All Other                                   265   $11,779      52.9         110   $21,625      46.8

  LEGAL OCCUPATIONS
Lawyers                                                      2,870   $62,405      99.8       2,395   $71,915      99.7
Judges, Magistrates, and Other Judicial Workers                215   $55,288      89.2         170   $73,125      86.3
Paralegals and Legal Assistants                              1,240   $28,438      30.0         860   $30,459      27.7
Miscellaneous Legal Support Workers                            735   $24,107      49.5         465   $29,583      43.1

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.)

          MAINE; BOTH SEXES

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

  EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND LIBRARY OCCUPATIONS
Postsecondary Teachers                                       5,390   $33,926      87.6       3,355   $42,219      92.8
Preschool and Kindergarten Teachers                          1,650   $13,629      45.7         865   $19,464      52.3
Elementary and Middle School Teachers                       18,255   $30,006      88.8      12,950   $33,849      93.9
Secondary School Teachers                                    5,095   $31,488      92.7       3,965   $34,525      95.5
Special Education Teachers                                   2,215   $20,750      73.9       1,580   $26,250      82.1
Other Teachers and Instructors                               3,555   $15,119      54.6       1,215   $28,481      52.0
Archivists, Curators, and Museum Technicians                   280   $25,848      78.1         160   $31,700      81.3
Librarians                                                   1,210   $18,038      72.6         445   $32,328      83.4
Library Technicians                                            245   $10,547       9.3          70   $19,948      23.2
Teacher Assistants                                           2,910   $10,634      18.8         435   $20,214      24.3
Other Education, Training, and Library Workers                 700   $21,250      58.6         310   $34,400      58.7

  ARTS, DESIGN, ENTERTAINMENT, SPORTS, AND MEDIA
       OCCUPATIONS
Artists and Related Workers                                  1,570   $10,013      51.6         715   $22,092      54.1
Designers                                                    3,065   $26,680      33.3       1,990   $33,059      31.8
Actors                                                          55   $18,125      50.9          10   $28,750       0.0
Producers and Directors                                        540   $26,690      51.0         385   $31,103      53.2
Athletes, Coaches, Umpires and Related Workers                 815   $16,708      55.3         310   $33,500      66.0
Dancers and Choreographers                                      20   $11,042       0.0           0         .        .
Musicians, Singers and Related Workers                         515    $8,693      40.3          90   $16,250      45.6
Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related
  Workers, All Other                                           125   $11,728      40.2          55   $17,321      56.6
Announcers                                                     300   $24,097      35.1         165   $27,337      36.8
News Analysts, Reporters, and Correspondents                   595   $25,232      74.1         360   $27,550      77.3
Public Relations Specialists                                   570   $27,237      62.8         370   $31,903      59.3
Editors                                                        900   $24,233      70.2         535   $30,689      70.0
Technical Writers                                              175   $41,932      63.3         110   $45,625      61.5
Writers and Authors                                          1,025   $17,308      79.3         490   $25,430      80.7
Miscellaneous Media and Communication Workers                  175   $17,344      19.4          80   $22,500       9.8
Broadcast and Sound Engineering Technicians and
  Radio Operators                                              300   $26,518      33.3         215   $31,667      20.6
Photographers                                                  530   $20,167      35.7         290   $24,000      36.0
Television, Video and Motion Picture Camera
  Operators and Editors                                         55   $21,150      68.4          40   $21,500      60.0
Media and Communication Equipment Workers,
  All Other                                                      0         .        .            0         .        .

  HEALTHCARE PRACTIONERS AND TECHNICAL OCCUPATIONS
Chiropractors                                                  200   $58,750      97.0         115   $75,288     100.0
Dentists                                                       640  $106,324     100.0         375  $135,500     100.0
Dieticians and Nutritionists                                   355   $20,550      54.6         195   $30,208      52.8
Optometrists                                                   130   $92,083     100.0         120   $91,250     100.0
Pharmacists                                                    840   $67,477      96.6         655   $70,562      96.0
Physicians and Surgeons                                      3,490  $113,977     100.0       2,610  $129,769     100.0
Physician Assistants                                           595   $45,357      64.3         370   $53,854      68.4

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.)

          MAINE; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Podiatrists                                                     55  $117,917     100.0          30  $128,654     100.0
Registered Nurses                                           12,750   $35,497      52.0       7,140   $40,905      50.5
Audiologists                                                    40   $45,893      79.5          30   $45,357      71.4
Occupational Therapists                                        540   $34,333      90.9         250   $41,250      94.8
Physical Therapists                                            785   $37,054      94.1         430   $41,912      92.4
Radiation Therapists                                            60   $41,196      20.0          45   $41,957      26.1
Recreational Therapists                                         75   $25,833      82.4          55   $26,905      91.1
Respiratory Therapists                                         385   $36,250      25.1         255   $41,534      33.1
Speech-Language Pathologists                                   610   $32,473      99.3         280   $36,433     100.0
Therapists, All Others                                         515   $22,768      73.2         260   $35,508      73.6
Veterinarians                                                  385   $55,337     100.0         305   $65,882     100.0
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practioners,
  All Other                                                     80   $11,765      71.8          45   $11,563      59.1
Clinical Lab Technologists and Technicians                   1,510   $26,330      41.8       1,005   $30,579      44.2
Dental Hygienists                                              820   $31,500      23.8         250   $35,927      20.2
Diagnostic Related Technologists and Technicians             1,075   $30,466      14.2         685   $35,269      13.6
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics                   725   $27,986      26.5         515   $32,404      20.8
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practioners Support
  Technicians                                                1,965   $18,430      13.6       1,240   $21,348       8.2
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses            2,400   $22,195       3.5       1,270   $26,685       2.4
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians             480   $18,040       9.4         275   $22,278       9.2
Opticians, Dispensing                                          195   $23,588       5.6         160   $24,421       6.9
Miscellaneous Health Technologists and Technicians             480   $22,757      24.9         295   $25,762      25.6
Other Healthcare Practioners and Technical
  Occupations                                                  320   $35,625      63.9         225   $40,300      68.6

HEALTHCARE SUPPORT OCCUPATIONS
Nursing, Psychiatric, and Home Health Aides                 11,700   $15,316       7.3       5,820   $19,384       7.0
Occupational Therapist Assistants and Aides                    140   $22,300       9.3          65   $26,071       3.0
Physical Therapist Assistants and Aides                        240   $21,316      30.2         155   $25,461      25.2
Massage Therapists                                             440   $12,125      47.7          90   $19,375      44.6
Dental Assistants                                              900   $19,646       3.7         525   $21,870       5.0
Medical Assistants and Other Healthcare Support
 Occupations                                                 3,650   $17,682      11.0       2,080   $21,526      11.1

  PROTECTIVE SERVICE OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Correctional
  Officers                                                     230   $30,357      15.5         215   $31,027      11.5
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Police and
  Detectives                                                   540   $40,278      17.8         485   $40,536      18.3
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Fire Fighting and
  Prevention Workers                                           165   $46,831      14.1         145   $46,991      16.1
Supervisors, Protective Service Workers, All Other             290   $31,053      23.1         265   $31,217      24.7
Fire Fighters                                                1,000   $38,800      12.6         920   $38,934      13.3
Fire Inspectors                                                115   $34,375      25.0         105   $36,250      27.4
Baliffs, Correctional Officers and Jailers                   1,005   $26,973      10.1         860   $27,861       8.6
Detectives and Criminal Investigators                          305   $38,636      35.3         260   $39,167      33.5
Fish and Game Wardens                                          100   $32,917      32.4          90   $33,889      37.5

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.)

          MAINE; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Parking Enforcement Workers                                     35   $29,375      18.2          25   $33,333      23.1
Police and Sheriff Patrol Officers                           2,225   $33,614      22.5       1,985   $34,659      23.5
Transit and Railroad Police                                     10   $21,250       0.0           0         .        .
Animal Control Workers                                         110   $21,154      28.2          35   $35,329      60.6
Private Detectives and Investigators                           260   $29,783      34.6         170   $38,542      30.0
Security Guards and Gaming Surveillance Officers             2,175   $21,103      11.8       1,375   $27,977      11.1
Crossing Guards                                                270    $4,516       0.0          40   $21,719       0.0
Lifeguards and Other Protective Service Workers                270   $13,125      23.4          85   $24,808      38.4

  FOOD PREPARATION AND SERVING RELATED OCCUPATIONS
Chefs and Head Cooks                                         1,360   $18,841      13.0         810   $23,236      10.9
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Food Preparation
  and Serving Workers                                        2,495   $17,267      11.9       1,560   $21,589      12.8
Cooks                                                        7,725   $11,366       3.9       2,930   $16,988       3.2
Food Preparation Workers                                     2,170    $9,772       4.5         750   $16,413       6.1
Bartenders                                                   1,275   $12,277      12.2         410   $18,900      11.3
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers,
  Including Fast Food                                        1,370    $9,483       3.0         395   $13,906       6.6
Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession and
  Coffee Shop                                                  335    $8,340       4.5         120   $14,485       2.5
Waiters and Waitresses                                       6,615   $11,096       9.7       1,910   $16,114       9.1
Food Servers, Nonrestaurant                                    585   $11,701       4.8         280   $16,326       7.1
Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender
  Helpers                                                      525    $8,750       5.4         140   $15,909       4.3
Dishwashers                                                    975    $8,027       3.0         280   $13,491       0.0
Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee
  Shop                                                         410    $7,279      11.7          80   $15,536      17.1
Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers,
  All Other                                                     20    $9,167      22.7           4   $41,250       0.0

  BUILDING AND GROUNDS CLEANING AND MAINTENANCE
    OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Housekeeping and
  Janitorial Workers                                         1,000   $20,253       8.4         730   $22,544       9.7
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Landscaping, Lawn
  Service, and Groundskeeping Workers                          660   $26,738      19.9         470   $30,296      14.2
Janitors and Building Cleaners                               9,605   $16,665       4.4       5,350   $21,878       4.0
Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners                              6,225    $8,964       2.5       1,950   $15,441       2.5
Pest Control Workers                                            95   $20,521       3.2          40   $26,250       0.0
Grounds Maintenance Workers                                  3,795   $13,347      10.5       1,545   $22,302       8.5

  PERSONAL CARE AND SERVICE OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Gaming Workers              135   $25,875      33.8          80   $26,094      32.5
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Personal Service
  Workers                                                      575   $20,563      23.7         320   $25,898      21.9
Animal Trainers                                                105   $14,625       9.3          60   $18,250       3.3
Nonfarm Animal Caretakers                                      560   $10,093      10.4         305   $14,408      15.0

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.)

          MAINE; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Gaming Workers                                                  45    $2,446      11.1          15   $31,250       0.0
Motion Picture Projectionists                                   45   $10,208      21.3           4   $80,750       0.0
Ushers,Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers                      90    $7,083       6.8          15   $18,000       0.0
Miscellaneous Entertainment Attendants and Related
  Workers                                                      435   $13,200      18.2         115   $28,125      22.1
Funeral Service Workers                                        135   $13,625      27.8          60   $19,844      22.0
Barbers                                                        325   $16,306       6.1         210   $23,917       5.3
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists               3,420   $12,550       4.3       1,400   $16,559       3.0
Miscellaneous Personal Appearance Workers                      215   $10,750       7.0          60   $16,905      18.3
Baggage Porters, Bellhops, and Concierges                       25   $11,250       0.0          10   $16,250       0.0
Tour and Travel Guides                                         250    $5,625      32.5          25   $12,917      18.5
Transportation Attendants                                      265   $22,679      33.6         180   $26,250      29.8
Child Care Workers                                           7,215   $10,560      12.2       3,470   $16,424       9.6
Personal and Home Care Aides                                 3,390   $11,560       9.0       1,415   $17,101       9.4
Recreation and Fitness Workers                               1,355   $14,954      32.0         595   $22,061      34.3
Residential Advisors                                           685   $16,152      27.2         375   $19,367      18.4
Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other                   135   $11,591      14.7          75   $15,511      10.7

  SALES AND RELATED OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Retail Sales
  Workers                                                   16,015   $25,077      20.7      12,410   $27,469      21.2
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Non-Retail Sales
  Workers                                                    4,660   $33,578      28.9       3,735   $36,963      30.3
Cashiers                                                    10,160    $9,746       6.4       3,285   $16,031       7.5
Counter and Rental Clerks                                      690   $11,694       7.5         315   $21,094       2.5
Parts Salespersons                                             840   $26,607       4.6         730   $28,377       5.3
Retail Salespersons                                         14,530   $14,496      17.8       7,280   $23,550      18.1
Advertising Sales Agents                                       865   $26,365      38.6         600   $30,233      39.4
Insurance Sales Agents                                       2,500   $29,111      40.8       1,805   $31,305      42.9
Securities, Commodities, and Finanancial Services
  Sales Agents                                                 900   $27,468      49.9         585   $31,181      43.8
Travel Agents                                                  600   $20,882      29.0         370   $24,722      21.5
Sales Representatives, Services, All Other                   1,700   $31,119      34.4       1,155   $36,209      35.9
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing           5,615   $36,715      35.9       4,440   $40,548      36.4
Models, Demonstrators, and Product Promoters                   255    $9,028      20.6          50   $20,156      24.5
Real Estate Brokers and Sales Agents                         2,775   $27,969      42.0       1,735   $36,535      39.2
Sales Engineers                                                135   $52,105      74.3         125   $52,171      76.8
Telemarketers                                                2,060   $11,380      14.0         735   $19,909      16.5
Door-To-Door Sales Workers, News and Street Vendors
  and Related Workers                                          985   $11,286      11.5         275   $27,260      16.6
Sales and Related Workers, All Other                         1,195   $25,184      41.9         780   $31,738      40.3

OFFICE AND ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Office and
Administrative Support Workers                               8,135   $25,750      21.6       6,425   $27,478      21.9
Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service             485   $15,718       5.6         240   $19,344       2.5

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.)

          MAINE; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Telephone Operators                                            275   $19,839       7.3         165   $23,875       3.6
Communication Equipment Operators, All Other                    50   $15,000       0.0          25   $19,659       0.0
Bill and Account Collectors                                    695   $22,606      12.4         500   $25,211      13.3
Billing and Posting Clerks and Machine Operators             2,175   $20,444      11.7       1,565   $21,944      10.6
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks                 9,620   $19,012      16.0       5,615   $22,563      13.5
Gaming Cage Workers                                              0         .        .            0         .        .
Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks                                 985   $21,989      16.6         680   $24,473      12.7
Procurement Clerks                                             100   $26,726      24.8          75   $27,083      33.3
Tellers                                                      2,240   $15,665       4.5       1,310   $17,188       3.1
Brokerage Clerks                                                55   $19,904      40.0          40   $25,278      39.5
Correspondence Clerks                                           10    $2,500       0.0           0         .        .
Court, Municipal, and License Clerks                           320   $22,772      14.7         240   $24,592      10.0
Credit Authorizers, Checkers and Clerks                        355   $21,185      19.0         260   $22,067      18.2
Customer Service Representatives                             8,630   $20,304      20.0       5,290   $24,259      20.7
Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs                  350   $28,750      25.5         280   $30,366      27.0
File Clerks                                                  1,025   $13,607      15.4         445   $20,736      14.0
Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks                           710   $11,480      19.2         265   $15,603      11.4
Interviewers Except Eligibility and Loan                     1,420   $11,393      27.8         345   $22,200      30.9
Library Assistants, Clerical                                   730   $10,060      32.5         165   $22,455      50.3
Loan Interviewers and Clerks                                   495   $21,593      16.9         410   $24,118      12.9
New Account Clerks                                             110   $15,917       6.4          55   $21,875      12.3
Order Clerks                                                 1,165   $12,342      19.5         345   $23,532      17.3
Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and
  Timekeeping                                                  275   $23,295      18.5         200   $25,972      14.6
Receptionists and Information Clerks                         4,655   $15,069      12.4       2,210   $19,698      11.1
Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and
  Travel Clerks                                                635   $14,297      26.8         250   $20,972      15.5
Information and Record Clerks, All Other                       450   $16,480      22.6         220   $22,438      18.8
Cargo and Freight Agents                                        75   $20,313      27.3          45   $44,375      44.4
Couriers and Messengers                                      1,285   $25,072       5.7         835   $34,851       2.2
Dispatchers                                                  1,395   $22,204       6.4         975   $26,007       6.6
Meter Readers, Utilities                                       140   $28,281      18.0         105   $32,188      23.4
Postal Service Clerks                                        1,195   $36,756      15.6         880   $38,922      15.0
Postal Service Mail Carriers                                 1,725   $35,344      16.2       1,320   $38,082      18.8
Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and
  Processing Machine Operators                                 815   $34,602      15.6         625   $37,870      16.1
Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks                  1,550   $30,556      19.7       1,160   $35,860      20.2
Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks                      2,555   $21,589       6.3       1,865   $23,900       6.7
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers                               4,760   $17,887       7.3       2,760   $22,994       7.5
Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers,
  Recordkeeping                                                470   $22,905      14.9         290   $28,958      18.2
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants                   17,800   $19,924      11.8      10,610   $23,016      11.1
Computer Operators                                             935   $22,616      16.5         700   $26,121      13.7
Data Entry Keyers                                            2,105   $17,677      11.5       1,395   $20,664       9.3
Word Processors and Typists                                  1,080   $16,302       8.2         580   $21,015       5.7
Desktop Publishers                                              95   $27,011      28.9          65   $25,577      27.3
Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks                1,525   $25,589      21.5       1,140   $26,424      21.2

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.)

          MAINE; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except
  Postal Service                                               650   $16,429       9.7         410   $19,873       3.4
Office Clerks, General                                       6,050   $16,112      15.0       3,130   $22,055      14.0
Office Machine Operators, Except Computer                      200   $12,308      13.6          85   $26,905      18.6
Proofreaders and Copy Markers                                  110   $18,125      53.2          45   $25,329      66.7
Statistical Assistants                                         180   $17,431      26.8          90   $28,269       9.1
Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other         2,865   $21,301      31.6       1,805   $26,140      29.8

FARMING, FISHING, AND FORESTRY OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Farming, Fishing
  and Forestry Workers                                         485   $27,266      16.7         315   $31,453      16.8
Agricultural Inspectors                                         65   $40,000      26.6          50   $46,250      28.6
Animal Breeders                                                 25   $23,125      17.4          20   $24,375      19.0
Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products                     225   $10,278       3.1          75   $20,000       2.6
Miscellaneous Agricultural Workers                           2,615   $12,085       6.3       1,105   $18,913       7.9
Fishers and Related Fishing Workers                          5,255   $23,944       6.4       2,335   $29,476       7.3
Hunters and Trappers                                            10   $10,625      27.3           4   $28,750       0.0
Forest and Conservation Workers                                130   $18,125      31.8          50   $27,500      28.0
Logging Workers                                              3,395   $20,878       3.2       1,560   $22,801       3.2

CONSTRUCTION AND EXTRACTION WORKERS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Construction
  Trades and Extraction Workers                              5,210   $31,990       9.2       3,820   $35,817       9.3
Boilermakers                                                   145   $28,074      14.5          85   $28,346       4.6
Brickmasons, Blockmasons, and Stonemasons                      930   $21,351       8.6         460   $26,801       8.5
Carpenters                                                  11,965   $21,587       9.3       7,080   $25,747       8.2
Carpet, Floor and Tile Installers and Finishers                635   $25,320       0.9         440   $27,439       0.5
Cement Masons, Concrete Finishers, and Terrazzo
  Workers                                                      205   $21,563       0.0         150   $22,917       0.0
Contruction Laborers                                         4,560   $20,268       5.5       2,370   $26,250       4.6
Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators             170   $17,236       1.8          60   $21,250       0.0
Pile-Driver Operators                                           70   $40,938       0.0          50   $42,125       0.0
Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment
  Operators                                                  2,335   $27,290       1.8       1,550   $28,889       1.4
Drywall Installers, Ceiling Tile Installers, and
  Tapers                                                       825   $23,865       2.2         445   $26,975       0.0
Electricians                                                 4,020   $32,255       6.2       3,280   $35,039       4.9
Glaziers                                                       245   $26,441       0.0         180   $26,992       0.0
Insulation Workers                                             325   $30,533       1.9         285   $31,021       2.1
Painters, Construction and Maintenance                       2,730   $17,343       8.5       1,275   $24,208       7.0
Paperhangers                                                    80   $19,844      37.8          40   $26,146       0.0
Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters          3,020   $30,384       3.2       2,330   $31,477       3.6
Plasterers and Stucco Masons                                    55   $38,646      13.2          20   $51,818      35.0
Reinforcing Iron Workers                                        20   $26,667      20.0          20   $27,083      22.2
Roofers                                                        555   $21,405       0.7         345   $23,095       0.6
Sheet Metal Workers                                          1,040   $30,991       1.3         845   $31,300       1.2
Structural Iron and Steel Workers                              420   $28,578       0.5         240   $27,688       0.0
Helpers, Construction Trades                                   515   $15,139       4.7         260   $21,074       3.5
Construction and Building Inspectors                           255   $30,469      36.1         150   $35,577      32.2
Elevator Installers and Repairers                               50   $52,045       5.8          45   $55,694       7.0

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.)

          MAINE; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Fence Erectors                                                 110   $23,625       1.8          45   $19,250       4.4
Hazardous Materials Removal Workers                            120   $21,929       5.0          85   $26,563       7.0
Highway Maintenance Workers                                  1,085   $23,403       3.1         780   $25,802       3.8
Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment
  Operators                                                     60   $32,500       3.4          30   $39,792       6.5
Septic Tank Services and Sewer Pipe Cleaners                    70   $20,500      11.8          50   $26,125      15.7
Miscellaneous Construction and Related Workers                 105   $36,250       0.0          70   $41,364       0.0
Derrick, Rotary Drill, and Service Unit Operators,
  Oil, Gas, and Mining                                           4   $12,188       0.0           4   $31,250       0.0
Earth Drillers Except Oil and Gas                              190   $28,311       1.6         130   $29,853       0.0
Explosives Workers, Ordnance handling Experts, and
  Blasters                                                      15   $31,250       0.0          10   $23,750       0.0
Mining Machine Operators                                        10   $31,667       0.0          10   $31,667       0.0
Roof Bolters, Mining                                             0         .        .            0         .        .
Roustabouts, Oil and Gas                                         0         .        .            0         .        .
Helpers - Extraction Workers                                     0         .        .            0         .        .
Other Extraction Workers                                        20   $11,944       0.0          20   $12,500       0.0

INSTALLATION, MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Mechanics,
  Installers and Repairers                                   2,120   $37,537      10.3       1,805   $40,676      10.6
Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine
  Repairers                                                  1,205   $27,257      21.6         920   $31,439      19.6
Radio and Telecommunications Equipment Installers
  and Repairers                                                950   $35,341       4.7         750   $38,182       4.4
Avionics Technicians                                            80   $27,059       2.5          70   $26,838       0.0
Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related  Repairers             160   $36,192       0.0         150   $36,337       0.0
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Transportation
  Equipment                                                     45   $50,568      30.2          35   $51,364      36.1
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Industrial and
  Utility                                                      110   $50,735      15.5          85   $51,544      19.5
Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor
  Vehicles                                                      20   $37,250       0.0          15   $58,056       0.0
Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers
  and Repairers                                                200   $20,694      14.6         140   $21,515       7.2
Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers                     135   $33,542       6.6         125   $34,375       7.2
Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians                     550   $28,024       8.4         450   $31,442      10.2
Automotive Body and Related Repairers                        1,060   $21,220       1.6         835   $24,665       2.0
Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers                       80   $22,917       0.0          65   $25,682       0.0
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics                 5,190   $23,862       1.0       4,190   $26,188       1.2
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine
  Specialists                                                1,845   $29,979       2.8       1,450   $31,378       1.9
Heavy Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Service
  Technicians and Mechanics                                    970   $30,376       3.2         800   $30,854       1.5
Small Engine Mechanics                                         420   $20,646       1.7         310   $22,143       1.3
Miscellaneous Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Mechanics,
  Installers, and Repairers                                    280   $14,650       4.3         170   $19,875       2.4

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.)

          MAINE; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Control and Valve Installers and Repairers                      45   $32,813       0.0          45   $33,438       0.0
Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration
  Mechanics and Installers                                   1,365   $28,132       4.5       1,085   $30,411       2.9
Home Appliance Repairers                                       150   $21,719       4.7         110   $26,154       0.0
Industrial and Refractory Machinery Mechanics                2,695   $31,756       2.8       2,230   $33,154       3.1
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General                      2,100   $27,645       4.4       1,675   $30,633       3.2
Maintenance Workers, Machinery                                 140   $36,518       0.0         110   $40,234       0.0
Millwrights                                                  1,215   $41,625       1.9         900   $44,487       2.0
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers                 515   $38,859       2.7         375   $45,962       3.2
Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers               740   $31,707       3.0         635   $33,315       2.2
Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers                   335   $37,159      20.3         265   $39,625      19.8
Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and
  Repairers                                                    245   $18,297       1.2         160   $19,705       0.0
Commercial Divers                                               90   $21,500       4.3          50   $31,806       4.1
Locksmiths and Safe Repairers                                   65   $26,250       3.1          45   $35,536       0.0
Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers               100   $20,000       5.9          60   $26,442       0.0
Riggers                                                        145   $37,422      10.3         120   $36,328       1.7
Signal and Track Switch Repairers                                0         .        .            0         .        .
Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers          30    $6,406      16.1           4   $48,250      71.4
Other Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers            940   $25,862       8.1         735   $28,355       7.6

PRODUCTION OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Production and
  Operating Workers                                          6,250   $34,465      11.0       5,310   $36,718      11.2
Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems
  Assemblers                                                    25   $27,143       0.0          25   $27,143       0.0
Electrical, Electronics, and Electromechanical
  Assemblers                                                   965   $17,164       2.3         635   $21,136       3.5
Engine and Other Machines Assemblers                            35   $33,417       0.0          30   $33,750       0.0
Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters                       175   $30,347       1.7         135   $30,938       2.2
Miscellaneous Assemblers and Fabricators                     3,575   $19,109       5.2       2,275   $24,122       4.6
Bakers                                                       1,305   $13,893       7.2         600   $19,118       3.3
Butchers and Other Meat, Poultry, and Fish Processing
  Workers                                                    1,310   $20,348       0.6         775   $25,891       0.5
Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine
  Operators and Tenders                                         35   $15,625      21.6          10   $14,250      18.2
Food Batchmakers                                               390   $13,594       7.1         200   $19,219       1.0
Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders                      35   $16,250       0.0          20   $20,938       0.0
Computer Control Programmers and Operators                     260   $31,827       8.1         230   $32,356       8.7
Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                45   $36,902       0.0          45   $36,902       0.0
Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Metal and Plastic                                             25   $15,000       0.0          20   $14,886       0.0
Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Metal and Plastic                                             85   $25,898      10.8          55   $26,779      15.8
Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters,
  Operators and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                     320   $30,234       0.0         295   $30,456       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.)

          MAINE; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                15   $23,472       0.0          15   $23,750       0.0
Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine
  Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal
   and Plastic                                                 290   $29,792       1.0         255   $31,331       1.2
Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                               185   $19,219       5.4         120   $26,964       8.4
Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                     4   $36,250       0.0           4   $36,250       0.0
Machinists                                                   2,740   $31,695       1.5       2,235   $34,370       1.7
Metal Furnace and Kiln Operators and Tenders                    80   $23,869       0.0          80   $23,988       0.0
Model Makers and Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic               25   $29,500       0.0          20   $30,000       0.0
Molders and Molding Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                   215   $22,768       3.7         190   $24,643       4.2
Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Metal and Plastic                                            100   $24,896      10.0          80   $25,489       2.5
Tool and Die Makers                                            350   $40,417       0.0         300   $41,696       0.0
Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Workers                      2,935   $30,092       1.3       2,230   $30,986       1.4
Heat Treating Equipment Equipment Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                30   $30,625      31.3          20   $31,979       0.0
Lay-Out Workers, Metal and Plastic                             420   $34,303       2.6         405   $34,487       2.7
Plating and Coating Machine Setters, operators, and
  Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                   145   $27,500       0.0         100   $35,893       0.0
Tool Grinders, Filers and Sharpeners                           120   $32,500       0.0          90   $33,472       0.0
Metalworkers and Plastic Workers, All Others                 1,995   $25,417       2.2       1,675   $26,393       1.7
Bookbinders and Bindery Workers                                285   $19,397       4.6         205   $21,223       3.4
Job Printers                                                   395   $22,415       6.9         300   $29,000       7.6
Prepress Technicians and Workers                               290   $23,000      11.4         175   $26,196      17.8
Printing Machine Operators                                   1,045   $26,331       8.1         840   $27,137       9.6
Laundry and Dry Cleaning Workers                               970   $12,473       1.1         450   $16,696       0.0
Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials              250   $15,776       6.3         155   $17,870      10.3
Sewing Machine Operators                                     1,890   $15,276       5.5       1,175   $18,512       7.3
Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers                         730   $17,077       3.2         535   $18,627       2.4
Shoe Machine Operators and Tenders                           2,060   $16,662       2.0       1,440   $17,891       2.6
Tailors, Dressmakers, and Sewers                               780   $14,099      13.5         425   $20,020      11.8
Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and
  Tenders                                                      105   $24,952       0.0          85   $24,375       0.0
Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders                                                      130   $18,704       0.0         100   $19,630       0.0
Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters,
  Operators, and Tenders                                       315   $20,417      12.4         175   $24,583       7.4
Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine
  Setters, Operators, and Tenders                              290   $20,500       1.4         170   $21,781       2.3
Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers                           20   $33,021       0.0           4   $22,813       0.0
Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers                                 4   $31,250       0.0           4   $31,250       0.0
Upholsterers                                                   185   $15,089       6.0         120   $18,250       5.0
Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other           415   $19,595      14.4         265   $23,073      13.1

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.)

          MAINE; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters                             550   $22,314      17.6         410   $25,500      16.2
Furniture Finishers                                            175   $13,250      19.0         125   $16,875      12.2
Model Makers and Patternmakers, Wood                            15   $18,750       0.0          10   $19,028       0.0
Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood         1,155   $20,250       2.9         835   $22,308       1.9
Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Except Sawing                                                555   $20,609       1.8         360   $22,428       2.2
Woodworkers, All Other                                         595   $15,901       9.9         300   $20,401      10.4
Power Plant Operators, Distributors, and Dispatchers           485   $44,453      14.7         425   $46,597      16.2
Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators                      840   $35,995      10.5         665   $37,969       8.1
Water and Liquid Waste Treatment Plant and System
  Workers                                                      405   $32,425       9.4         350   $35,122       6.3
Miscellaneous Plant and System Operators                       145   $29,688      13.1         110   $29,969      14.7
Chemical Processing Machine Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders                                                  250   $26,143      10.4         210   $26,607      12.4
Crushing, Grinding, Polishing, Mixing, and Blending
  Workers                                                      615   $30,377       2.8         480   $32,500       3.5
Cutting Workers                                                710   $21,466       2.8         480   $25,698       1.3
Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine
  Setters, Operators, and Tenders                              185   $22,000       0.0         135   $26,550       0.0
Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and
  Tenders                                                      285   $32,000       0.0         220   $36,176       0.0
Inspectors, Testers, Sorter, Samplers, and Weighers          3,945   $22,434       7.6       2,865   $27,542       7.6
Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers                  190   $16,591      42.1         140   $23,750      34.1
Medical, Dental and Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians          365   $25,169      21.4         235   $26,385      12.2
Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders          1,340   $16,633       6.0         785   $20,902       4.7
Painting Workers                                             1,290   $26,786       4.1         980   $30,313       5.1
Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine
  Workers                                                      405   $16,344      25.8         250   $21,620      29.3
Semiconductor Processors                                        75   $25,341      24.0          45   $34,063      28.3
Cementing and Gluing Machine Operators and Tenders             230   $18,534       0.0         160   $20,845       0.0
Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment
  Operators and Tenders                                        115   $26,354       1.7          70   $42,976       0.0
Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders            15    $8,750       0.0           4   $14,583       0.0
Etchers and Engravers                                           50   $21,250       8.2          40   $22,019       2.4
Molders, Shapers, and Casters, except Metal and
  Plastic                                                      280   $14,900      45.7         160   $19,737      36.1
Paper Goods Machines Setters, Operators, and Tenders         1,840   $44,384       5.5       1,585   $45,435       6.0
Tire Builders                                                   75   $22,321       0.0          75   $22,321       0.0
Helpers-Production Workers                                     130   $18,438       5.4          80   $22,411       8.6
Production Workers, All Other                                8,240   $23,529       4.1       5,630   $27,268       3.9

TRANSPORTATION AND MATERIAL MOVING OCCUPATIONS
Supervisors, Transportation and Material Moving
  Workers                                                    1,140   $31,470      16.5         955   $32,957      17.7
Aircraft Pilots and Flight Engineers                           610   $51,369      66.3         385   $51,250      64.9
Air Traffic Controllers and Airfield Operations
  Specialists                                                  115   $62,656       4.4         110   $62,813       4.5

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.)

          MAINE; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency
  Medical Technicians                                           35    $8,125      17.1          15   $12,031       0.0
Bus Drivers                                                  2,800   $15,706       5.2       1,015   $22,712       6.4
Driver/Sales Workers and Truck Drivers                      17,250   $25,727       2.8      11,670   $30,082       1.8
Taxi Drivers and Chauffers                                   1,110   $11,420       7.8         465   $20,692       8.0
Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other                             125    $8,177       0.0          45   $20,536       0.0
Locomotive Engineers and Operators                             100   $60,972       8.1          80   $60,972      10.1
Railroad Brake, Signal, and Switch Operators                    40   $20,714       0.0          40   $21,071       0.0
Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters                            150   $50,000       1.4         100   $56,406       2.0
Subway, Streetcar, and Other Rail Transportation
  Workers                                                       15   $29,464       0.0          10   $28,393       0.0
Sailors and Marine Oilers                                      365   $29,412      33.6         180   $28,971      33.9
Ship and Boat Captains and Operators                           525   $40,398      55.0         245   $48,750      55.9
Ship Engineers                                                 265   $45,789      64.3         115   $41,731      56.0
Bridge and Lock Tenders                                         55   $24,167      18.5          35   $27,292      28.6
Parking Lot Attendants                                          90    $8,750      20.7          15   $18,375      29.4
Service Station Attendants                                     805   $11,901       4.7         405   $17,181       4.7
Transportation Inspectors                                      175   $32,443      12.7         165   $35,324      13.3
Other Transportation Workers                                    55   $35,893       0.0          50   $36,607       0.0
Conveyor Operators and Tenders                                  15   $23,333       0.0          15   $23,333       0.0
Crane and Tower Operators                                      590   $32,356       1.9         450   $36,417       2.4
Dredge, Excavating, and Loading Machine Operators              450   $26,987       2.9         295   $31,372       3.1
Hoist and Winch Operators                                       75   $38,482       0.0          55   $37,589       0.0
Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators                       1,755   $23,330       1.5       1,285   $26,761       0.5
Cleaners of  Vehicles and Equipment                            955   $15,422       3.7         510   $21,071       1.8
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Materials Movers,
  Hand                                                       8,865   $19,191       3.1       5,300   $23,800       3.4
Machine Feeders and Offbearers                                 320   $16,681       2.2         210   $23,750       3.3
Packers and Packagers, Hand                                  1,690   $11,696       6.7         760   $19,396       7.5
Pumping Station Operators                                       60   $20,417       3.4          35   $26,250       6.1
Refuse and Recyclable Materials Collectors                     505   $18,523       3.0         280   $27,650       2.5
Shuttle Car Operators                                           15   $17,188       0.0          10   $42,917       0.0
Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders                               60   $26,875       0.0          50   $28,750       0.0
Material Moving Workers, All Other                             410   $26,974       1.0         295   $31,296       1.4


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