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TABLE 2. Earnings by Detailed Occupation: 1999: Minnesota: 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                                           2,593,250   $28,049      30.4   1,695,555   $35,035      32.9

  MANAGEMENT OCCUPATIONS
Chief executives                                            22,470   $85,415      59.3      18,955   $91,968      60.2
General and Operations Managers                             18,980   $51,482      47.7      16,695   $52,912      47.6
Legislators                                                    445   $40,119      58.1         265   $51,154      56.8
Advertising and Promotions Managers                          2,005   $37,956      70.1       1,505   $40,808      70.9
Marketing and Sales Managers                                25,800   $52,011      66.5      21,225   $59,091      67.0
Public Relations Managers                                    1,465   $48,433      68.1       1,230   $52,566      68.2
Administrative Services Managers                             1,600   $45,774      45.7       1,370   $47,421      48.7
Computer and Information Systems Managers                    7,695   $65,515      64.0       6,840   $67,104      63.3
Financial Managers                                          19,835   $47,502      61.2      16,785   $50,783      62.3
Human Resources Managers                                     8,785   $44,059      54.3       7,350   $47,270      55.8
Industrial Production Managers                               6,465   $51,799      37.2       5,835   $52,227      37.7
Purchasing Managers                                          4,285   $49,280      51.4       3,790   $50,992      52.0
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers           4,565   $36,677      24.6       3,825   $39,273      24.4
Farm, Ranch, and Other Agricultural Managers                 7,605   $27,309      13.8       5,585   $30,480      15.0
Farmers and Ranchers                                        30,345   $17,764      10.0      20,970   $20,784      10.5
Construction Managers                                       11,385   $46,296      26.7       9,040   $50,785      26.7
Education Administrators                                    12,360   $41,572      76.4       7,755   $48,667      79.7
Engineering Managers                                         3,090   $75,138      70.2       2,880   $76,104      70.8
Food Service Managers                                       11,580   $27,087      20.9       8,530   $30,218      21.1
Funeral Directors                                              750   $41,952      68.9         580   $48,875      77.1
Gaming Managers                                                880   $24,405      22.2         525   $34,183      26.8
Lodging Managers                                             2,895   $23,024      30.5       1,985   $28,658      30.9
Medical and Health Services Managers                         8,110   $42,164      54.3       6,565   $45,879      56.0
Natural Sciences Managers                                      470   $66,250      89.8         390   $72,500      87.6
Postmasters and Mail Superintendents                           935   $42,348      20.3         740   $44,375      19.8
Property, Real Estate, and Community Association
  Managers                                                   7,560   $31,124      35.1       5,350   $35,455      36.6
Social and Community Service Managers                        6,190   $31,054      65.7       4,405   $36,668      70.4
Managers, All Other                                         41,690   $49,703      51.3      34,920   $51,858      52.2

  BUSINESS AND FINANCIAL OPERATIONS OCCUPATIONS
Agents and Business Managers of Artists,Performers,
  and Athletes                                                 505   $29,643      57.3         320   $37,850      49.2
Purchasing Agents and Buyers, Farm Products                    615   $38,194      41.0         500   $43,889      40.8
Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products            5,280   $31,227      38.0       3,695   $36,562      40.9
Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and
  Farm Products                                              6,065   $36,091      36.0       5,060   $37,460      34.6
Claims Adusters, Appraisers, Examiners, and
  Investigators                                              6,070   $34,243      44.1       5,035   $35,887      44.3
Compliance Officers, Except Agriculture, Construction,
  Health and Safety, and Transportation                      2,050   $38,358      51.1       1,720   $40,488      51.7
Cost Estimators                                              2,815   $42,364      22.8       2,300   $46,074      22.7



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.)

          MINNESOTA; 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                                               21,600   $34,922      52.5      16,400   $37,840      51.1
Logisticians                                                   510   $37,386      41.8         395   $42,012      46.5
Management Analysts                                         14,210   $47,459      74.0       9,955   $54,794      75.3
Meeting and Convention Planners                                790   $32,177      48.2         540   $35,720      43.1
Other Business Operations Specialists                        4,435   $31,883      31.3       3,375   $36,171      29.6
Accountants and Auditors                                    41,945   $36,433      65.8      31,910   $40,366      66.8
Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate                      2,220   $35,498      45.2       1,620   $40,183      45.9
Budget Analysts                                                290   $42,917      64.6         230   $45,609      58.4
Credit Analysts                                                980   $34,609      62.1         760   $37,288      63.2
Financial Analysts                                           1,340   $49,675      78.7       1,020   $51,122      80.6
Personal Financial Advisors                                  5,490   $45,750      73.9       4,240   $50,729      75.2
Insurance Underwriters                                       2,380   $38,079      54.7       2,065   $40,389      54.5
Financial Examiners                                            335   $47,143      79.5         280   $50,455      81.3
Loan Counselors and Officers                                 7,695   $37,732      48.9       6,555   $39,719      50.8
Tax Examiners, Collectors, and Revenue Agents                  700   $45,302      59.0         595   $46,810      62.2
Tax Preparers                                                2,065   $19,639      48.4         755   $38,828      53.2
Financial Specialists, All Other                               820   $31,912      38.3         685   $33,854      36.4

  COMPUTER AND MATHEMATICAL OCCUPATIONS
Computer Scientists and System Analyts                      17,930   $51,141      59.9      14,850   $53,260      60.2
Computer Programmers                                        17,810   $51,357      63.7      14,260   $55,104      63.7
Computer Software Engineers                                 16,240   $57,475      75.8      13,460   $61,070      75.2
Computer Support Specialists                                10,170   $36,155      37.7       7,865   $39,009      39.3
Database Administrators                                      1,990   $49,395      69.1       1,560   $53,003      68.9
Network and Computer Systems Administrators                  4,625   $45,142      43.1       3,990   $46,475      43.0
Network Systems and Data Communication Analysts              6,680   $41,511      44.7       4,975   $46,515      43.3
Actuaries                                                      860   $70,203      99.2         720   $75,536      99.0
Mathematicians                                                  60   $40,417     100.0          40   $41,458     100.0
Operations Research Analysts                                 2,035   $45,698      54.1       1,560   $50,297      54.9
Statisticians                                                  555   $48,708      93.0         420   $52,802      91.9
Miscellaneous Mathematical Science Occupations                  40   $49,318      97.4          25   $49,205      95.7

ARCHITECTURE, ENGINEERING OCCUPATIONS
Architects, Except Naval                                     3,765   $44,126      80.4       3,045   $47,872      82.2
Surveyors, Cartographers, and Photogrammetrists                610   $33,452      74.5         410   $40,167      83.3
Aerospace Engineers                                            745   $58,266      71.2         635   $59,274      72.2
Agricultural Engineers                                         150   $50,964      54.4         125   $50,893      60.3
Biomedical Engineers                                           390   $56,167      73.2         310   $56,917      76.2
Chemical Engineers                                           1,285   $61,265      84.7       1,155   $63,068      86.4
Civil Engineers                                              4,335   $51,516      78.6       3,560   $55,435      78.9
Computer Hardware Engineers                                  1,640   $58,314      65.2       1,365   $61,422      67.1
Electrical and Electronic Engineers                          6,015   $59,533      74.4       5,250   $61,161      74.1
Environmental Engineers                                        535   $51,506      88.6         470   $53,028      87.9
Industrial Engineers, Including Health and Safety            5,140   $50,235      61.2       4,450   $51,263      60.4
Marine Engineers and Naval Architects                           10   $52,500     100.0          10   $56,875     100.0



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.)

          MINNESOTA; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Materials Engineers                                            925   $50,357      63.6         815   $51,281      63.3
Mechanical Engineers                                         5,930   $51,422      67.7       5,110   $52,561      68.0
Mining and Geological Engineers,Including Mining
  Safety Engineers                                             120   $49,688      92.4         105   $50,795      93.3
Nuclear Engineers                                               45   $56,250      66.0          45   $56,250      66.0
Petroleum Engineers                                             15   $57,292      46.7          10   $55,833       0.0
Engineers, All Others                                        6,465   $56,351      74.3       5,460   $60,066      74.3
Drafters                                                     6,120   $32,617      14.4       4,855   $35,767      13.5
Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters                    10,185   $37,363      13.9       8,510   $39,754      12.6
Surveying and Mapping Technicians                            1,330   $34,661       7.4         975   $38,968       6.2

  LIFE, PHYSICAL, AND SOCIAL SCIENCE OCCUPATIONS
Agricultural and Food Scientists                             1,150   $40,772      85.8         980   $42,601      85.4
Biological Scientists                                        1,855   $35,860      95.6       1,385   $39,133      96.3
Conservation Scientists and Foresters                          935   $41,346      82.2         815   $42,174      81.1
Medical Scientists                                           1,550   $40,938     100.0       1,105   $47,759     100.0
Astronomers and Physicists                                     195   $55,000      91.2         150   $66,125      98.7
Atmospheric and Space Scientists                                60   $62,250      65.0          60   $62,500      67.2
Chemists and Materials Scientists                            2,410   $44,970      90.8       2,020   $46,988      91.3
Environmental Scientists and Geoscientists                   1,360   $42,480      93.9       1,140   $44,859      94.1
Physical Scientists, All Other                               3,135   $36,938      96.9       2,275   $45,291      98.8
Economists                                                     240   $46,528     100.0         145   $53,594     100.0
Market/Survey Researchers                                    3,395   $45,378      76.3       2,625   $50,406      78.2
Psychologists                                                4,090   $41,928      99.4       2,280   $50,224      99.4
Sociologists                                                    40   $48,125      85.4          30   $50,750     100.0
Urban and Regional Planners                                    465   $43,167      94.4         370   $47,857      94.9
Miscellaneous Social Scientists and Related Workers            690   $31,466      87.1         480   $35,278      88.4
Agricultural and Food Science Technicians                      970   $28,074      21.9         705   $31,306      23.9
Biological Technicians                                         480   $26,917      43.8         320   $32,031      43.2
Chemical Technicians                                         1,290   $31,583      34.3         905   $37,209      30.7
Geological and Petroleum Technicians                           150   $42,237      23.0         105   $46,118      25.2
Nuclear Technicians                                             30   $35,000      53.1          25   $34,375      63.0
Other Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians         2,540   $27,017      30.2       1,570   $32,436      30.2

  COMMUNITY AND SOCIAL SERVICES OCCUPATIONS
Counselors                                                  12,770   $24,534      62.1       6,755   $28,782      63.9
Social Workers                                              14,120   $30,079      77.4       9,635   $32,605      77.9
Misc. Community and Social Service Specialists               7,760   $26,578      51.7       4,980   $31,304      57.0
Clergy                                                       8,540   $28,884      88.8       6,280   $32,363      90.2
Directors, Religious Activities and Education                1,710   $19,571      70.6         905   $26,334      75.2
Religious Workers, All Other                                 1,715   $16,571      57.7         720   $29,677      65.5

  LEGAL OCCUPATIONS
Lawyers                                                     15,080   $69,924     100.0      11,985   $77,054     100.0
Judges, Magistrates, and Other Judicial Workers                745   $70,250      88.2         570   $77,143      88.4
Paralegals and Legal Assistants                              4,680   $31,196      46.4       3,265   $34,599      45.2
Miscellaneous Legal Support Workers                          4,660   $26,009      43.3       2,775   $31,378      36.2



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.)

          MINNESOTA; 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                                      22,980   $36,447      88.4      14,810   $45,903      90.8
Preschool and Kindergarten Teachers                          7,455   $15,929      56.0       4,305   $20,323      51.6
Elementary and Middle School Teachers                       59,995   $32,098      96.6      43,710   $36,991      97.9
Secondary School Teachers                                   16,525   $33,440      96.4      12,700   $37,150      97.7
Special Education Teachers                                   4,875   $28,841      79.1       3,320   $33,209      87.4
Other Teachers and Instructors                               9,875   $13,766      52.9       3,050   $32,467      51.8
Archivists, Curators, and Museum Technicians                   565   $23,980      70.7         355   $37,813      78.0
Librarians                                                   3,550   $29,052      82.1       1,540   $36,720      90.6
Library Technicians                                            775   $11,788      33.4         220   $26,829      66.2
Teacher Assistants                                          21,230   $10,911      18.8       2,990   $17,322      19.0
Other Education, Training, and Library Workers               1,255   $32,279      73.5         625   $38,125      73.4

  ARTS, DESIGN, ENTERTAINMENT, SPORTS, AND MEDIA
       OCCUPATIONS
Artists and Related Workers                                  5,010   $21,419      48.4       2,775   $32,327      48.3
Designers                                                   16,305   $30,102      41.4      10,700   $35,986      42.4
Actors                                                         495   $21,008      67.0         125   $31,083      86.6
Producers and Directors                                      2,255   $33,229      65.8       1,660   $38,020      68.8
Athletes, Coaches, Umpires and Related Workers               3,240   $12,368      50.0         900   $35,275      58.3
Dancers and Choreographers                                     345   $20,213      17.1          70   $22,045      42.6
Musicians, Singers and Related Workers                       2,950   $15,156      53.4         880   $30,250      63.1
Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related
  Workers, All Other                                           500   $18,049      34.9         135   $25,500      39.6
Announcers                                                     995   $23,510      29.1         590   $27,486      35.1
News Analysts, Reporters, and Correspondents                 1,580   $26,806      81.4       1,055   $35,653      83.8
Public Relations Specialists                                 2,810   $33,654      66.2       1,905   $40,706      71.2
Editors                                                      3,370   $31,302      71.3       2,430   $35,618      72.6
Technical Writers                                            1,970   $41,676      66.8       1,410   $45,446      61.0
Writers and Authors                                          3,815   $28,708      77.2       1,935   $36,710      78.4
Miscellaneous Media and Communication Workers                1,600   $21,498      39.5         555   $31,500      41.9
Broadcast and Sound Engineering Technicians and
  Radio Operators                                            1,210   $28,942      26.5         745   $35,661      30.1
Photographers                                                2,470   $25,625      37.2       1,430   $31,583      38.7
Television, Video and Motion Picture Camera
  Operators and Editors                                        390   $26,934      51.5         205   $33,510      58.9
Media and Communication Equipment Workers,
  All Other                                                     10    $3,750       0.0           0         .        .

  HEALTHCARE PRACTIONERS AND TECHNICAL OCCUPATIONS
Chiropractors                                                1,525   $41,587      96.9         960   $49,890      98.4
Dentists                                                     2,755  $103,297      99.9       1,495  $112,372     100.0
Dieticians and Nutritionists                                 1,565   $28,732      74.0         900   $34,673      76.3
Optometrists                                                   515   $70,679     100.0         325   $75,956     100.0
Pharmacists                                                  3,715   $63,011      97.6       2,635   $68,859      98.1
Physicians and Surgeons                                     12,955  $123,279      99.7       9,630  $134,806      99.6
Physician Assistants                                           830   $40,859      58.7         540   $53,750      61.7



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.)

          MINNESOTA; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Podiatrists                                                    105   $56,429     100.0          75   $58,750     100.0
Registered Nurses                                           49,830   $36,488      52.1      23,375   $44,685      52.4
Audiologists                                                   295   $37,132      94.9         175   $42,440      94.8
Occupational Therapists                                      1,690   $28,955      88.6         670   $38,777      88.5
Physical Therapists                                          2,580   $39,955      92.6       1,435   $46,833      91.3
Radiation Therapists                                           190   $43,553      37.9         150   $45,000      36.2
Recreational Therapists                                        565   $23,268      63.5         350   $28,426      67.0
Respiratory Therapists                                       1,090   $34,125      20.0         655   $39,276      17.4
Speech-Language Pathologists                                 2,060   $34,227      99.0         625   $38,894      99.7
Therapists, All Others                                       1,220   $30,019      76.1         720   $35,260      79.2
Veterinarians                                                1,300   $50,608      99.3         980   $56,111      99.1
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practioners,
  All Other                                                     90   $35,357      75.0          55   $39,464      78.6
Clinical Lab Technologists and Technicians                   7,595   $27,813      48.0       4,680   $31,712      46.5
Dental Hygienists                                            2,895   $34,149      33.6       1,030   $42,444      33.7
Diagnostic Related Technologists and Technicians             4,295   $31,795      19.4       2,720   $37,371      20.8
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics                 1,550   $31,639      14.2       1,135   $36,361      14.4
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practioners Support
  Technicians                                                6,060   $20,670      17.2       3,385   $24,383      14.2
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses           16,615   $22,897       8.5       8,120   $27,410       8.3
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians           2,500   $19,441      10.2       1,590   $22,449      10.7
Opticians, Dispensing                                        1,305   $22,949       9.5         815   $27,880      11.0
Miscellaneous Health Technologists and Technicians           1,270   $30,027      30.2         820   $36,964      36.1
Other Healthcare Practioners and Technical
  Occupations                                                1,050   $33,203      63.2         775   $40,135      68.9

HEALTHCARE SUPPORT OCCUPATIONS
Nursing, Psychiatric, and Home Health Aides                 35,530   $16,166       8.9      15,535   $21,545       8.1
Occupational Therapist Assistants and Aides                    280   $15,938       9.4          75   $26,683       0.0
Physical Therapist Assistants and Aides                        860   $21,176      15.2         425   $27,685      10.4
Massage Therapists                                           1,315   $13,966      28.4         430   $19,939      29.2
Dental Assistants                                            4,385   $21,202       9.2       2,065   $26,004      10.0
Medical Assistants and Other Healthcare Support
 Occupations                                                11,075   $18,862      10.4       5,525   $23,718       9.2

  PROTECTIVE SERVICE OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Correctional
  Officers                                                     495   $46,000      43.7         465   $46,958      44.3
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Police and
  Detectives                                                 1,505   $55,755      42.1       1,370   $56,190      43.1
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Fire Fighting and
  Prevention Workers                                           350   $56,167      20.7         325   $56,271      20.5
Supervisors, Protective Service Workers, All Other           1,400   $31,947      31.7       1,165   $35,596      31.2
Fire Fighters                                                1,765   $45,821      14.5       1,340   $49,728      13.4
Fire Inspectors                                                310   $46,646      14.2         275   $46,442      11.7
Baliffs, Correctional Officers and Jailers                   4,825   $33,010      30.4       4,045   $35,131      30.6
Detectives and Criminal Investigators                          905   $50,355      47.2         860   $51,049      48.5
Fish and Game Wardens                                           85   $34,712      39.1          80   $43,281      41.8



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

          MINNESOTA; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Parking Enforcement Workers                                     55   $23,750       0.0          40   $33,269       0.0
Police and Sheriff Patrol Officers                           7,670   $43,597      38.1       6,545   $45,484      38.6
Transit and Railroad Police                                      4   $36,250       0.0           4   $36,250       0.0
Animal Control Workers                                          90   $31,607       7.7          55   $40,789      12.5
Private Detectives and Investigators                           925   $33,625      38.2         740   $36,631      40.9
Security Guards and Gaming Surveillance Officers             9,135   $19,511      17.9       5,155   $26,373      20.2
Crossing Guards                                                160    $5,729       4.3          15   $34,583       0.0
Lifeguards and Other Protective Service Workers                755    $5,755      30.4         175   $25,574      42.4

  FOOD PREPARATION AND SERVING RELATED OCCUPATIONS
Chefs and Head Cooks                                         3,485   $22,113       8.8       2,360   $26,615       7.3
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Food Preparation
  and Serving Workers                                        9,040   $19,539      10.9       5,480   $23,495      11.0
Cooks                                                       26,030   $13,080       3.6      11,095   $19,151       3.8
Food Preparation Workers                                     6,620    $9,601       5.9       1,950   $17,253       5.6
Bartenders                                                   8,485   $12,687       7.6       3,310   $18,736       8.5
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers,
  Including Fast Food                                        3,475   $10,766       5.7       1,190   $17,132       4.3
Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession and
  Coffee Shop                                                  965    $7,604       7.4         205   $17,443      10.6
Waiters and Waitresses                                      23,065   $11,553      12.6       5,985   $19,086      13.3
Food Servers, Nonrestaurant                                  2,050   $11,522       4.9         645   $21,078       3.7
Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender
  Helpers                                                    2,070    $9,071       8.2         530   $17,786       6.2
Dishwashers                                                  3,895    $7,567       3.2         875   $14,002       3.1
Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee
  Shop                                                       1,625    $7,787       7.9         325   $17,734       2.2
Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers,
  All Other                                                     90    $8,472       0.0          35   $22,875       0.0

  BUILDING AND GROUNDS CLEANING AND MAINTENANCE
    OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Housekeeping and
  Janitorial Workers                                         3,220   $25,508       7.8       2,430   $28,874       8.9
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Landscaping, Lawn
  Service, and Groundskeeping Workers                        2,270   $28,983      15.9       1,490   $31,564      19.1
Janitors and Building Cleaners                              38,605   $18,183       5.4      20,560   $25,834       5.4
Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners                             17,695   $10,660       3.5       6,100   $18,094       3.7
Pest Control Workers                                           330   $28,333      11.0         245   $29,490       7.0
Grounds Maintenance Workers                                 10,550   $17,074      10.9       4,575   $27,694      12.0

  PERSONAL CARE AND SERVICE OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Gaming Workers            1,175   $27,667      19.9         835   $30,678      19.0
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Personal Service
  Workers                                                    2,485   $25,949      22.1       1,750   $29,830      24.5
Animal Trainers                                                395   $17,386      22.7         230   $22,143      16.1
Nonfarm Animal Caretakers                                    1,670   $15,543      12.3         835   $20,392      14.4



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.)

          MINNESOTA; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Gaming Workers                                               1,810   $21,669       9.4       1,130   $26,097       8.9
Motion Picture Projectionists                                   60   $14,643      11.3          35   $17,500       0.0
Ushers,Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers                     505    $4,051      21.0          50   $29,167      16.7
Miscellaneous Entertainment Attendants and Related
  Workers                                                    2,370    $9,603      16.2         655   $21,138      20.1
Funeral Service Workers                                        165   $11,080      25.2          50   $31,979      54.9
Barbers                                                      1,460   $20,403       6.9         945   $23,496       7.5
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists              11,865   $16,269       5.7       5,300   $22,096       7.5
Miscellaneous Personal Appearance Workers                    1,450   $16,910       6.0         555   $22,021       1.6
Baggage Porters, Bellhops, and Concierges                      945   $25,496      16.6         690   $28,858      18.8
Tour and Travel Guides                                         645    $7,239      28.6         165   $24,408      26.4
Transportation Attendants                                    4,415   $30,865      27.2       1,920   $34,181      29.9
Child Care Workers                                          31,715   $10,621      14.6      15,445   $16,493      12.8
Personal and Home Care Aides                                 5,925   $11,969      12.5       2,240   $20,488      14.5
Recreation and Fitness Workers                               4,905   $16,702      40.3       2,205   $27,073      45.7
Residential Advisors                                         1,035   $13,690      23.8         420   $21,750      28.9
Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other                   635   $11,849      12.4         260   $20,408       7.4

  SALES AND RELATED OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Retail Sales
  Workers                                                   51,140   $29,395      24.2      40,660   $32,136      24.4
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Non-Retail Sales
  Workers                                                   17,965   $42,396      37.6      15,125   $46,208      38.3
Cashiers                                                    29,315   $10,717       9.2       9,495   $18,911       9.0
Counter and Rental Clerks                                    1,535   $15,329       8.9         725   $24,525      11.7
Parts Salespersons                                           2,995   $28,641       4.5       2,450   $30,106       4.8
Retail Salespersons                                         56,635   $17,416      23.5      27,740   $30,855      25.6
Advertising Sales Agents                                     4,880   $34,321      49.7       3,375   $41,359      54.0
Insurance Sales Agents                                      10,990   $38,663      44.6       8,425   $42,340      45.6
Securities, Commodities, and Finanancial Services
  Sales Agents                                               8,315   $40,669      62.3       6,645   $44,990      62.7
Travel Agents                                                3,460   $22,951      26.8       2,155   $27,166      25.9
Sales Representatives, Services, All Other                  13,935   $41,586      47.3      10,680   $49,493      50.0
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing          32,815   $45,174      43.7      27,090   $50,012      44.5
Models, Demonstrators, and Product Promoters                 1,120    $5,580      22.8         215   $33,036      41.8
Real Estate Brokers and Sales Agents                        11,190   $36,196      36.5       7,055   $45,062      38.8
Sales Engineers                                                845   $61,205      63.7         810   $61,190      65.5
Telemarketers                                                3,545   $13,407      13.0       1,340   $22,646      16.7
Door-To-Door Sales Workers, News and Street Vendors
  and Related Workers                                        3,335   $11,679      23.4       1,150   $29,196      26.1
Sales and Related Workers, All Other                         4,480   $30,829      45.8       2,635   $41,686      57.2

OFFICE AND ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Office and
Administrative Support Workers                              29,895   $32,297      27.3      24,165   $35,510      27.3
Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service           1,305   $18,081       5.3         685   $23,717       7.8



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

          MINNESOTA; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Telephone Operators                                          1,080   $19,922      17.6         565   $27,334      13.5
Communication Equipment Operators, All Other                   210   $29,900      29.3         155   $35,903      28.7
Bill and Account Collectors                                  4,645   $24,911      19.5       3,150   $27,515      19.3
Billing and Posting Clerks and Machine Operators             6,400   $23,505      16.2       4,380   $26,557      17.3
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks                37,405   $22,087      12.8      23,285   $26,621      11.6
Gaming Cage Workers                                            125   $14,219       1.6          35   $31,964       0.0
Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks                               4,545   $26,779      16.2       3,245   $30,030      15.1
Procurement Clerks                                             760   $30,542      16.4         600   $31,888      19.0
Tellers                                                      6,875   $16,134       7.8       3,740   $19,192       7.2
Brokerage Clerks                                               200   $27,019      44.8         140   $29,766      33.1
Correspondence Clerks                                          215   $26,890      16.9         180   $27,820      19.9
Court, Municipal, and License Clerks                         1,235   $24,988      23.2         910   $28,340      19.1
Credit Authorizers, Checkers and Clerks                      1,180   $25,659      22.8         875   $28,811      25.3
Customer Service Representatives                            43,580   $24,640      23.7      29,335   $28,482      24.5
Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs                1,340   $30,941      33.0       1,100   $32,232      29.0
File Clerks                                                  5,370   $17,552      15.0       2,585   $24,443      15.2
Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks                         1,725   $11,223      10.0         570   $18,036       7.2
Interviewers Except Eligibility and Loan                     3,220   $15,590      26.6       1,220   $25,329      20.2
Library Assistants, Clerical                                 2,195   $11,908      30.5         475   $24,675      34.7
Loan Interviewers and Clerks                                 2,925   $26,707      23.1       2,275   $27,940      21.8
New Account Clerks                                             220   $25,000      29.5         165   $26,681      39.4
Order Clerks                                                 3,120   $21,178      10.5       1,895   $25,107       9.9
Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and
  Timekeeping                                                  810   $26,790      31.5         625   $28,574      27.0
Receptionists and Information Clerks                        22,275   $16,314      12.9      10,140   $22,227      11.8
Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and
  Travel Clerks                                              3,080   $23,313      29.9       2,020   $28,019      28.9
Information and Record Clerks, All Other                     1,485   $24,546      28.6         940   $27,500      26.0
Cargo and Freight Agents                                       210   $31,300      29.8         175   $33,393      34.3
Couriers and Messengers                                      3,670   $22,328      18.1       2,120   $30,030      16.3
Dispatchers                                                  5,005   $30,666      14.3       3,820   $33,116      14.1
Meter Readers, Utilities                                       630   $36,301      13.2         470   $37,826      10.5
Postal Service Clerks                                        3,330   $38,443      12.8       2,595   $39,587      13.9
Postal Service Mail Carriers                                 6,810   $39,264      16.6       5,640   $40,374      17.8
Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and
  Processing Machine Operators                               2,620   $37,519      14.2       2,120   $38,972      13.1
Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks                  7,870   $31,555      29.3       6,145   $35,343      27.9
Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks                     13,620   $24,313       5.6       9,990   $26,799       5.4
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers                              20,640   $19,312       9.7      11,250   $26,310      10.6
Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers,
  Recordkeeping                                              1,320   $23,998      11.0         865   $28,405      11.0
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants                   70,435   $23,245      15.0      43,560   $27,513      13.4
Computer Operators                                           5,440   $27,866      20.4       4,015   $31,314      19.2
Data Entry Keyers                                           13,880   $19,532      14.7       7,500   $23,808      12.8
Word Processors and Typists                                  3,690   $20,426      15.1       1,935   $26,515      13.9
Desktop Publishers                                             715   $33,039      32.8         465   $39,400      27.0
Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks                4,780   $25,811      27.4       3,400   $28,659      26.6



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.)

          MINNESOTA; 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                                             4,090   $18,634       9.2       2,400   $22,294       6.8
Office Clerks, General                                      25,400   $20,087      15.0      13,390   $26,108      13.2
Office Machine Operators, Except Computer                    1,575   $17,869      10.7         770   $23,056       8.8
Proofreaders and Copy Markers                                  645   $19,967      45.7         315   $26,462      40.9
Statistical Assistants                                         465   $26,078      20.4         310   $31,875      24.2
Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other        13,760   $25,292      32.6       8,595   $29,735      31.4

FARMING, FISHING, AND FORESTRY OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Farming, Fishing
  and Forestry Workers                                         680   $29,079      23.4         465   $31,711      31.3
Agricultural Inspectors                                        270   $38,036      33.6         200   $40,288      35.1
Animal Breeders                                                155   $25,263       6.4         130   $26,711       6.2
Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products                     520   $14,625       5.2         235   $23,393       6.8
Miscellaneous Agricultural Workers                          11,450   $15,118       7.2       5,575   $22,152       5.8
Fishers and Related Fishing Workers                            125   $12,500      24.6          55   $21,458      34.5
Hunters and Trappers                                            55   $14,250       8.9          20   $16,000       0.0
Forest and Conservation Workers                                295   $16,944      28.7         135   $33,611      42.5
Logging Workers                                              1,760   $20,811       3.3         985   $23,669       4.4

CONSTRUCTION AND EXTRACTION WORKERS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Construction
  Trades and Extraction Workers                             14,935   $42,894       8.6      10,880   $47,091       9.1
Boilermakers                                                   315   $38,563       2.2         200   $37,614       0.0
Brickmasons, Blockmasons, and Stonemasons                    3,935   $32,842       4.3       1,985   $38,931       4.3
Carpenters                                                  29,905   $28,190       6.7      18,420   $32,333       6.5
Carpet, Floor and Tile Installers and Finishers              3,555   $31,453       4.3       2,350   $37,454       4.1
Cement Masons, Concrete Finishers, and Terrazzo
  Workers                                                    1,760   $31,346       3.3         615   $40,386       4.2
Contruction Laborers                                        17,185   $25,843       4.8       8,610   $31,651       4.7
Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators             425   $33,605       6.4          40   $41,875       0.0
Pile-Driver Operators                                           40   $41,000       0.0          15   $50,139       0.0
Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment
  Operators                                                  8,545   $35,566       2.4       3,550   $38,795       2.9
Drywall Installers, Ceiling Tile Installers, and
  Tapers                                                     3,865   $30,673       4.1       2,360   $35,909       4.4
Electricians                                                13,090   $41,936       6.3      10,435   $45,150       5.8
Glaziers                                                       780   $31,316       4.1         670   $32,869       3.1
Insulation Workers                                             860   $31,748       1.9         620   $37,008       2.6
Painters, Construction and Maintenance                       8,295   $25,828      11.6       4,600   $31,706       9.5
Paperhangers                                                   240   $20,037       8.8          90   $35,563       5.6
Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters          9,490   $40,032       5.4       7,060   $42,157       5.3
Plasterers and Stucco Masons                                   600   $28,350       5.0         210   $37,466       5.7
Reinforcing Iron Workers                                        45   $43,750      13.3          30   $50,729       0.0
Roofers                                                      4,035   $24,857       3.7       1,785   $31,270       5.9
Sheet Metal Workers                                          4,130   $37,077       3.3       3,065   $39,890       3.6
Structural Iron and Steel Workers                            1,280   $38,866       4.6         875   $41,250       2.3
Helpers, Construction Trades                                   515   $22,614       5.4         205   $35,188       4.9
Construction and Building Inspectors                         1,205   $37,433      18.7         970   $40,829      17.1
Elevator Installers and Repairers                              520   $51,042       6.2         455   $55,034       6.6



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.)

          MINNESOTA; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Fence Erectors                                                 265   $17,244       2.7          65   $29,028       7.5
Hazardous Materials Removal Workers                            320   $27,644       3.1         140   $40,156       5.1
Highway Maintenance Workers                                  3,555   $32,156       2.3       2,725   $34,408       1.7
Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment
  Operators                                                    405   $33,311       3.9         285   $35,855       5.6
Septic Tank Services and Sewer Pipe Cleaners                   230   $31,761       5.2         155   $33,854       7.6
Miscellaneous Construction and Related Workers                 430   $28,810       3.3         235   $31,341       0.0
Derrick, Rotary Drill, and Service Unit Operators,
  Oil, Gas, and Mining                                          10    $2,292       0.0           4   $11,875       0.0
Earth Drillers Except Oil and Gas                              715   $33,354       3.8         490   $36,250       5.1
Explosives Workers, Ordnance handling Experts, and
  Blasters                                                     165   $36,944       4.9         130   $40,903       6.2
Mining Machine Operators                                       480   $42,500       4.1         345   $45,516       4.7
Roof Bolters, Mining                                             0         .        .            0         .        .
Roustabouts, Oil and Gas                                         4   $16,250       0.0           0         .        .
Helpers - Extraction Workers                                     4   $43,750       0.0           0         .        .
Other Extraction Workers                                       290   $38,382      11.8         200   $41,836      13.4

INSTALLATION, MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Mechanics,
  Installers and Repairers                                   6,820   $42,592      10.5       6,095   $44,003      10.6
Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine
  Repairers                                                  5,110   $32,027      17.3       4,100   $35,442      14.8
Radio and Telecommunications Equipment Installers
  and Repairers                                              3,695   $41,026       8.9       3,010   $43,535       7.8
Avionics Technicians                                           195   $46,750      12.3         175   $50,462      13.7
Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related  Repairers             830   $31,196       5.4         620   $35,759       5.3
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Transportation
  Equipment                                                     75   $27,171       0.0          70   $28,125       0.0
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Industrial and
  Utility                                                      130   $50,192       8.6         105   $50,903      10.7
Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor
  Vehicles                                                     320   $38,958       2.8         275   $46,164       3.2
Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers
  and Repairers                                                925   $25,692       2.1         615   $30,966       2.8
Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers                     535   $31,847       5.8         420   $33,000       6.6
Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians                   5,305   $47,841       8.1       4,875   $48,992       8.3
Automotive Body and Related Repairers                        3,595   $28,697       2.5       2,825   $31,172       2.8
Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers                      325   $35,268       4.0         255   $36,905       5.1
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics                16,215   $28,781       3.1      12,980   $31,061       3.0
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine
  Specialists                                                6,605   $35,037       1.8       5,520   $35,984       1.9
Heavy Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Service
  Technicians and Mechanics                                  4,615   $35,636       1.9       3,680   $36,821       1.8
Small Engine Mechanics                                       1,225   $23,166       6.5         840   $26,406       6.2
Miscellaneous Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Mechanics,
  Installers, and Repairers                                  1,090   $21,534       2.2         770   $25,724       1.2



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.)

          MINNESOTA; 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                     400   $35,737       5.7         350   $37,125       6.6
Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration
  Mechanics and Installers                                   4,090   $35,283       3.8       3,485   $36,740       4.4
Home Appliance Repairers                                     1,075   $30,327       5.0         795   $33,458       3.4
Industrial and Refractory Machinery Mechanics                8,825   $36,184       4.8       7,465   $37,836       4.6
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General                      8,300   $31,550       6.2       6,415   $34,668       6.4
Maintenance Workers, Machinery                                 565   $35,865       7.6         460   $37,365       9.0
Millwrights                                                  2,035   $43,714       4.8       1,570   $45,677       5.1
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers               2,430   $44,438       3.2       1,990   $47,637       3.7
Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers             2,610   $35,621       4.4       2,060   $38,550       4.2
Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers                 1,710   $31,990      13.6       1,320   $35,441       9.2
Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and
  Repairers                                                  1,320   $25,593       9.2         960   $28,261      10.2
Commercial Divers                                               10   $41,875       0.0           4   $18,750       0.0
Locksmiths and Safe Repairers                                  340   $31,389       3.2         265   $32,778       3.4
Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers               250   $21,250       7.6         160   $25,590       2.5
Riggers                                                         75   $27,500       5.3          50   $35,250       8.2
Signal and Track Switch Repairers                              120   $47,833       1.7         110   $47,692       1.8
Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers         185   $14,464       8.6         100   $24,038       3.1
Other Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers          4,260   $30,375       5.1       3,120   $33,701       4.8

PRODUCTION OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Production and
  Operating Workers                                         27,580   $37,366      12.2      23,925   $39,582      12.2
Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems
  Assemblers                                                   185   $26,625       2.7         165   $28,750       3.0
Electrical, Electronics, and Electromechanical
  Assemblers                                                 8,050   $21,032       4.0       5,605   $23,740       4.1
Engine and Other Machines Assemblers                           555   $29,033       4.1         425   $30,237       5.4
Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters                       425   $28,527       5.4         320   $31,932       1.6
Miscellaneous Assemblers and Fabricators                    34,855   $21,232       4.5      22,030   $25,029       4.5
Bakers                                                       3,045   $18,086       7.9       1,700   $25,075       5.6
Butchers and Other Meat, Poultry, and Fish Processing
  Workers                                                    6,425   $24,056       2.6       4,750   $26,957       2.8
Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine
  Operators and Tenders                                        365   $26,087       4.4         255   $29,519       4.3
Food Batchmakers                                             1,920   $22,824       5.8       1,280   $27,150       7.4
Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders                     115   $18,934       1.8          70   $21,250       2.9
Computer Control Programmers and Operators                   1,270   $33,556       3.4       1,070   $35,615       3.1
Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                               390   $31,846       0.8         350   $32,321       0.6
Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Metal and Plastic                                            115   $30,217       0.0         105   $30,707       0.0
Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Metal and Plastic                                            250   $30,625       1.6         215   $30,740       1.9
Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters,
  Operators and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                   4,060   $24,230       1.5       3,060   $26,761       1.1



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.)

          MINNESOTA; 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                               250   $30,133       4.4         180   $31,211       3.9
Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine
  Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal
   and Plastic                                               1,740   $26,325       2.9       1,285   $28,568       2.5
Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                               210   $28,214      13.8         145   $30,179      11.6
Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                   105   $28,011       0.0          60   $27,955       0.0
Machinists                                                  15,190   $33,915       2.9      12,735   $35,882       2.7
Metal Furnace and Kiln Operators and Tenders                   525   $28,080       5.0         415   $29,398       0.0
Model Makers and Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic              305   $36,509      11.7         245   $38,578      13.1
Molders and Molding Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                 3,230   $28,631       3.2       2,460   $31,591       2.8
Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Metal and Plastic                                             70   $28,125       0.0          45   $26,250       0.0
Tool and Die Makers                                          2,935   $42,048       3.6       2,550   $43,451       2.7
Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Workers                     14,065   $29,205       2.1      10,670   $30,990       1.9
Heat Treating Equipment Equipment Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                               145   $29,044       0.0         100   $31,042       0.0
Lay-Out Workers, Metal and Plastic                              55   $32,841       3.5          45   $34,318       0.0
Plating and Coating Machine Setters, operators, and
  Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                   890   $29,928       3.0         700   $30,967       3.0
Tool Grinders, Filers and Sharpeners                           345   $31,875       2.9         275   $35,726       3.6
Metalworkers and Plastic Workers, All Others                 9,700   $26,740       4.3       7,190   $29,191       4.3
Bookbinders and Bindery Workers                              2,500   $24,539       3.8       1,865   $28,022       3.6
Job Printers                                                 2,830   $27,110       8.2       2,150   $30,141       8.2
Prepress Technicians and Workers                             2,410   $28,590      11.5       1,700   $32,932       8.6
Printing Machine Operators                                   7,730   $31,046       4.8       6,155   $33,949       4.5
Laundry and Dry Cleaning Workers                             3,950   $14,929       2.9       1,825   $20,283       3.1
Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials            1,055   $16,625       2.4         620   $21,453       1.3
Sewing Machine Operators                                     3,875   $15,048       7.1       2,110   $18,589       5.4
Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers                         305   $23,529       4.2         195   $27,059       6.6
Shoe Machine Operators and Tenders                             125   $30,577       0.0         105   $32,212       0.0
Tailors, Dressmakers, and Sewers                             1,910   $11,909      17.6         880   $21,096      13.5
Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and
  Tenders                                                       85   $25,795       2.4          70   $27,045       0.0
Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders                                                      130   $13,295       7.8          85   $16,023       6.0
Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters,
  Operators, and Tenders                                       130   $17,237      15.6          65   $23,250      19.7
Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine
  Setters, Operators, and Tenders                               10   $16,042       9.1           4   $35,625       0.0
Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers                            4   $21,875      28.6           4   $12,500       0.0
Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers                                25   $13,125       0.0          10   $31,250       0.0
Upholsterers                                                   700   $20,077       4.6         475   $24,338       3.2
Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other           275   $20,286      14.3         165   $23,375      18.2



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.)

          MINNESOTA; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters                           2,970   $26,815       8.0       2,280   $28,889       6.9
Furniture Finishers                                            485   $21,317       8.2         340   $24,519       9.9
Model Makers and Patternmakers, Wood                            30   $25,125      34.5          20   $26,125       9.5
Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood         1,160   $20,354       3.2         775   $23,562       1.8
Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Except Sawing                                                785   $20,539       7.3         535   $23,036       8.8
Woodworkers, All Other                                       1,080   $20,919       5.6         650   $25,286       3.7
Power Plant Operators, Distributors, and Dispatchers           705   $51,663       6.0         645   $51,726       6.5
Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators                    3,100   $39,299       6.8       2,655   $40,421       6.6
Water and Liquid Waste Treatment Plant and System
  Workers                                                    1,285   $37,303      12.1       1,180   $38,000      12.5
Miscellaneous Plant and System Operators                       670   $41,378      10.6         505   $45,667      12.7
Chemical Processing Machine Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders                                                  865   $31,516       7.6         670   $34,722       5.7
Crushing, Grinding, Polishing, Mixing, and Blending
  Workers                                                    2,350   $28,903       4.6       1,675   $30,587       5.1
Cutting Workers                                              2,755   $25,051       3.0       1,865   $29,652       2.0
Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine
  Setters, Operators, and Tenders                              905   $27,939       0.0         730   $30,086       0.0
Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and
  Tenders                                                      340   $26,200       5.3         280   $30,259       3.6
Inspectors, Testers, Sorter, Samplers, and Weighers         17,205   $27,238      13.0      12,565   $31,307      12.6
Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers                  700   $25,029      17.5         445   $29,079      14.6
Medical, Dental and Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians        2,080   $27,672      14.6       1,585   $30,859      14.6
Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders          6,030   $20,018       2.5       3,730   $22,983       3.0
Painting Workers                                             3,890   $25,762       5.0       2,825   $29,293       4.3
Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine
  Workers                                                    1,760   $17,249      17.7         960   $25,440      17.9
Semiconductor Processors                                        40   $19,861       0.0          30   $24,167       0.0
Cementing and Gluing Machine Operators and Tenders             375   $20,952       2.7         285   $23,304       3.5
Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment
  Operators and Tenders                                        205   $25,078       9.3         145   $28,333      13.0
Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders            70   $27,969       2.8          40   $28,929       5.3
Etchers and Engravers                                          410   $22,332       7.6         265   $25,917       3.7
Molders, Shapers, and Casters, except Metal and
  Plastic                                                      715   $24,513      16.1         505   $27,755      11.7
Paper Goods Machines Setters, Operators, and Tenders         1,105   $36,318       4.8         910   $39,848       5.4
Tire Builders                                                  120   $24,375       0.0          95   $26,146       0.0
Helpers-Production Workers                                     775   $19,879       2.3         450   $24,943       1.6
Production Workers, All Other                               26,415   $24,031       5.4      17,240   $28,288       5.3

TRANSPORTATION AND MATERIAL MOVING OCCUPATIONS
Supervisors, Transportation and Material Moving
  Workers                                                    4,155   $34,825      15.6       3,480   $36,913      17.0
Aircraft Pilots and Flight Engineers                         3,195   $66,818      78.1       1,995   $62,337      76.4
Air Traffic Controllers and Airfield Operations
  Specialists                                                1,100   $67,738      47.4         995   $72,831      45.4



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.)

          MINNESOTA; 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                                           25   $19,583       7.4          10   $21,250       0.0
Bus Drivers                                                 11,170   $16,677       9.0       4,415   $27,530       9.9
Driver/Sales Workers and Truck Drivers                      61,920   $30,037       5.1      40,440   $34,313       4.8
Taxi Drivers and Chauffers                                   3,375   $13,884      15.2       1,425   $20,900      14.2
Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other                             310    $6,625      17.2          50   $31,250      24.0
Locomotive Engineers and Operators                             880   $52,397       6.1         745   $54,330       7.0
Railroad Brake, Signal, and Switch Operators                   295   $50,485       7.1         240   $51,410       5.9
Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters                            755   $53,682      10.1         620   $55,000       9.7
Subway, Streetcar, and Other Rail Transportation
  Workers                                                      145   $36,304      12.3         120   $36,955      15.1
Sailors and Marine Oilers                                      165   $35,066       7.2          25   $16,094       0.0
Ship and Boat Captains and Operators                           215   $37,396       6.6          90   $42,083      13.5
Ship Engineers                                                  65   $36,250      18.2          40   $38,750      14.3
Bridge and Lock Tenders                                        175   $33,913       9.7         105   $37,102      16.2
Parking Lot Attendants                                         700   $10,193       7.6         250   $24,056       2.8
Service Station Attendants                                   1,430   $13,009       3.5         655   $18,854       2.5
Transportation Inspectors                                      600   $40,114      10.3         475   $44,598      11.8
Other Transportation Workers                                   180   $22,500      29.1          80   $30,217      36.6
Conveyor Operators and Tenders                                 135   $24,750       0.0          80   $31,103       0.0
Crane and Tower Operators                                    1,015   $40,307       6.5         715   $41,511       6.3
Dredge, Excavating, and Loading Machine Operators            1,265   $31,323       1.4         530   $36,061       1.1
Hoist and Winch Operators                                       80   $29,907       3.7          50   $36,071       5.8
Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators                       9,050   $27,256       2.6       6,450   $30,870       2.7
Cleaners of  Vehicles and Equipment                          5,235   $18,953       4.6       2,830   $24,557       4.4
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Materials Movers,
  Hand                                                      32,325   $22,459       4.8      20,070   $28,029       4.7
Machine Feeders and Offbearers                               1,115   $23,614       4.4         735   $30,417       4.1
Packers and Packagers, Hand                                  7,785   $15,285       3.5       3,495   $21,441       3.5
Pumping Station Operators                                      100   $38,333       9.2          80   $38,958       2.5
Refuse and Recyclable Materials Collectors                   1,615   $20,451       3.5         865   $26,263       3.5
Shuttle Car Operators                                           20    $8,214      27.8           4   $23,750       0.0
Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders                               55   $31,406       3.8          35   $35,156       0.0
Material Moving Workers, All Other                             875   $25,762       2.1         515   $30,929       3.5

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