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TABLE 2. Earnings by Detailed Occupation: 1999: Minnesota: Females

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


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

21 to 74 years                                           1,235,395   $22,062      30.5     695,435   $29,373      32.9

  MANAGEMENT OCCUPATIONS
Chief executives                                             4,050   $52,065      54.7       3,190   $63,142      56.1
General and Operations Managers                              5,135   $40,658      48.6       4,290   $43,097      48.9
Legislators                                                    195   $36,411      54.4         115   $52,422      57.5
Advertising and Promotions Managers                          1,285   $36,630      66.6         920   $39,393      67.1
Marketing and Sales Managers                                11,220   $39,476      64.1       8,285   $43,582      64.7
Public Relations Managers                                      865   $41,019      64.9         710   $46,696      65.9
Administrative Services Managers                               605   $43,105      37.1         495   $44,432      37.5
Computer and Information Systems Managers                    2,310   $51,857      62.3       1,935   $56,518      60.2
Financial Managers                                           9,870   $37,166      43.8       8,005   $39,744      42.6
Human Resources Managers                                     5,300   $40,839      54.7       4,355   $43,765      56.0
Industrial Production Managers                               1,030   $40,000      42.7         905   $41,440      44.9
Purchasing Managers                                          1,600   $39,680      45.1       1,335   $42,311      45.2
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers             830   $33,879      31.5         660   $36,109      31.5
Farm, Ranch, and Other Agricultural Managers                 1,040   $18,889      15.5         590   $24,797      14.9
Farmers and Ranchers                                         3,535    $7,484      13.2       2,015    $9,510      10.9
Construction Managers                                          710   $34,362      36.2         540   $38,654      32.8
Education Administrators                                     7,230   $34,363      71.0       4,360   $39,807      73.5
Engineering Managers                                           190   $72,054      77.1         170   $76,250      81.9
Food Service Managers                                        5,390   $23,082      16.2       3,620   $26,256      14.9
Funeral Directors                                               90   $27,321      69.2          55   $29,453      77.2
Gaming Managers                                                365   $23,606      18.5         225   $27,721      22.2
Lodging Managers                                             1,400   $20,056      24.7         890   $25,389      23.6
Medical and Health Services Managers                         5,880   $38,642      48.7       4,550   $41,264      49.8
Natural Sciences Managers                                      130   $57,500      95.4         105   $61,667      94.2
Postmasters and Mail Superintendents                           490   $38,796      18.8         325   $40,885      17.0
Property, Real Estate, and Community Association
  Managers                                                   4,170   $26,795      26.3       2,840   $31,853      26.6
Social and Community Service Managers                        4,245   $27,390      64.5       2,820   $32,292      70.2
Managers, All Other                                         14,960   $38,573      49.3      11,760   $41,870      49.1

  BUSINESS AND FINANCIAL OPERATIONS OCCUPATIONS
Agents and Business Managers of Artists,Performers,
  and Athletes                                                 250   $26,932      62.9         135   $35,625      51.5
Purchasing Agents and Buyers, Farm Products                    110   $22,670      15.3          70   $24,167      15.3
Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products            3,125   $27,701      37.9       1,950   $32,631      41.5
Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and
  Farm Products                                              3,250   $32,572      28.8       2,720   $34,427      27.2
Claims Adusters, Appraisers, Examiners, and
  Investigators                                              3,715   $31,083      30.7       3,020   $31,928      29.1
Compliance Officers, Except Agriculture, Construction,
  Health and Safety, and Transportation                      1,145   $35,539      43.8         945   $38,281      43.6
Cost Estimators                                                335   $32,321      23.1         265   $35,625      24.3



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.)

          MINNESOTA; FEMALES

                                                                               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                                               15,545   $32,049      50.8      11,605   $35,464      48.3
Logisticians                                                   195   $29,458      31.6         145   $35,114      33.8
Management Analysts                                          6,435   $41,629      68.9       4,150   $47,048      66.9
Meeting and Convention Planners                                675   $31,957      49.2         450   $35,381      40.7
Other Business Operations Specialists                        2,645   $29,215      29.2       1,930   $31,699      26.2
Accountants and Auditors                                    23,820   $31,605      54.8      17,090   $35,802      53.8
Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate                        660   $28,750      30.2         430   $30,804      23.0
Budget Analysts                                                160   $40,000      52.5         135   $42,125      46.6
Credit Analysts                                                555   $30,814      38.4         395   $32,031      35.4
Financial Analysts                                             410   $43,421      62.3         300   $47,619      63.0
Personal Financial Advisors                                  1,940   $35,714      58.4       1,475   $38,885      58.5
Insurance Underwriters                                       1,520   $34,219      38.5       1,300   $35,816      38.1
Financial Examiners                                            170   $33,472      60.8         135   $33,333      61.8
Loan Counselors and Officers                                 3,710   $31,394      25.9       3,020   $32,133      25.5
Tax Examiners, Collectors, and Revenue Agents                  360   $38,214      42.8         295   $40,250      45.6
Tax Preparers                                                1,215   $15,394      35.1         365   $35,625      42.1
Financial Specialists, All Other                               555   $29,886      27.7         460   $30,953      27.1

  COMPUTER AND MATHEMATICAL OCCUPATIONS
Computer Scientists and System Analyts                       6,025   $44,263      54.7       4,845   $46,629      53.4
Computer Programmers                                         4,730   $44,788      62.8       3,455   $49,885      59.0
Computer Software Engineers                                  3,800   $50,219      72.1       2,875   $52,604      70.4
Computer Support Specialists                                 3,955   $34,090      37.2       3,035   $36,464      36.2
Database Administrators                                        885   $39,688      61.7         665   $42,043      57.0
Network and Computer Systems Administrators                  1,310   $39,272      34.9       1,110   $39,987      33.4
Network Systems and Data Communication Analysts              1,890   $35,513      50.8       1,260   $41,711      48.5
Actuaries                                                      330   $55,625      97.9         280   $63,068      97.5
Mathematicians                                                  15   $55,156     100.0           0         .        .
Operations Research Analysts                                 1,080   $40,438      54.2         840   $44,583      56.0
Statisticians                                                  295   $44,297      90.4         200   $48,558      88.6
Miscellaneous Mathematical Science Occupations                  30   $62,813     100.0          20   $49,318     100.0

ARCHITECTURE, ENGINEERING OCCUPATIONS
Architects, Except Naval                                       660   $36,200      83.1         485   $39,413      87.5
Surveyors, Cartographers, and Photogrammetrists                115   $21,607      73.7          45   $27,386      95.6
Aerospace Engineers                                             25   $41,719      63.0          15   $46,607      84.6
Agricultural Engineers                                           4    $9,583      60.0           4   $43,750       0.0
Biomedical Engineers                                            40   $49,000     100.0          30   $50,089     100.0
Chemical Engineers                                             210   $51,250      94.3         170   $53,472     100.0
Civil Engineers                                                440   $40,000      83.3         330   $44,444      82.6
Computer Hardware Engineers                                    280   $39,490      54.6         215   $46,500      51.9
Electrical and Electronic Engineers                            495   $45,192      71.8         390   $46,638      71.5
Environmental Engineers                                         85   $48,304      95.2          60   $48,482     100.0
Industrial Engineers, Including Health and Safety              925   $42,205      54.0         790   $43,639      54.1
Marine Engineers and Naval Architects                            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.)

          MINNESOTA; FEMALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Materials Engineers                                             90   $32,500      60.0          80   $33,750      58.0
Mechanical Engineers                                           405   $40,417      74.3         245   $47,143      73.6
Mining and Geological Engineers,Including Mining
  Safety Engineers                                               4   $38,750     100.0           4   $38,750     100.0
Nuclear Engineers                                                0         .        .            0         .        .
Petroleum Engineers                                              0         .        .            0         .        .
Engineers, All Others                                          560   $50,636      86.8         425   $55,469      83.7
Drafters                                                     1,220   $28,462      17.7         820   $31,457      17.8
Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters                     1,910   $29,806      18.1       1,440   $31,827      15.4
Surveying and Mapping Technicians                              115   $23,750      34.2          65   $26,667      31.3

  LIFE, PHYSICAL, AND SOCIAL SCIENCE OCCUPATIONS
Agricultural and Food Scientists                               230   $39,702      88.3         200   $41,250      88.1
Biological Scientists                                          815   $30,969      95.9         530   $35,320      97.2
Conservation Scientists and Foresters                          115   $36,875      92.3          90   $37,125      92.3
Medical Scientists                                             760   $37,283     100.0         460   $45,306     100.0
Astronomers and Physicists                                      45   $17,222      63.0          25   $24,000      91.7
Atmospheric and Space Scientists                                10   $46,250     100.0          10   $46,250     100.0
Chemists and Materials Scientists                              840   $37,938      89.9         650   $40,588      91.3
Environmental Scientists and Geoscientists                     290   $33,571      95.5         215   $35,778      95.3
Physical Scientists, All Other                               1,120   $31,156      99.0         710   $36,023     100.0
Economists                                                      85   $40,000     100.0          40   $60,795     100.0
Market/Survey Researchers                                    1,635   $38,444      73.1       1,140   $43,143      75.2
Psychologists                                                2,535   $37,907      99.2       1,235   $45,560      99.0
Sociologists                                                    35   $49,583      82.4          20   $52,500     100.0
Urban and Regional Planners                                    160   $41,667      95.1         130   $47,857      96.2
Miscellaneous Social Scientists and Related Workers            370   $30,167      82.1         255   $37,019      83.0
Agricultural and Food Science Technicians                      415   $25,257      26.0         255   $27,981      31.1
Biological Technicians                                         250   $20,455      35.2         125   $27,500      24.6
Chemical Technicians                                           620   $27,532      33.4         370   $34,167      33.9
Geological and Petroleum Technicians                            40   $41,250       0.0          25   $51,250       0.0
Nuclear Technicians                                              0         .        .            0         .        .
Other Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians         1,245   $21,234      32.7         695   $28,579      30.8

  COMMUNITY AND SOCIAL SERVICES OCCUPATIONS
Counselors                                                   8,485   $22,606      61.5       4,195   $26,834      63.1
Social Workers                                              11,140   $29,038      77.8       7,420   $31,843      78.2
Misc. Community and Social Service Specialists               5,425   $24,733      47.5       3,300   $29,064      51.5
Clergy                                                       1,625   $23,057      80.6         850   $30,404      81.9
Directors, Religious Activities and Education                1,255   $17,797      67.6         625   $25,755      76.3
Religious Workers, All Other                                 1,170   $13,597      52.2         415   $28,164      60.5

  LEGAL OCCUPATIONS
Lawyers                                                      4,350   $51,921      99.9       3,010   $61,987      99.8
Judges, Magistrates, and Other Judicial Workers                330   $53,542      81.5         230   $55,938      83.2
Paralegals and Legal Assistants                              4,175   $31,259      44.0       2,925   $34,331      42.7
Miscellaneous Legal Support Workers                          3,370   $25,197      38.0       2,035   $29,950      32.9



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; FEMALES

                                                                               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                                      10,685   $29,146      87.6       6,240   $40,562      90.5
Preschool and Kindergarten Teachers                          7,295   $15,838      56.1       4,160   $20,269      51.7
Elementary and Middle School Teachers                       44,475   $30,597      96.2      31,075   $35,724      97.7
Secondary School Teachers                                    9,185   $30,474      95.3       6,460   $34,325      97.1
Special Education Teachers                                   4,375   $28,301      77.6       2,905   $32,298      86.8
Other Teachers and Instructors                               7,180   $11,838      56.2       1,720   $27,206      55.6
Archivists, Curators, and Museum Technicians                   380   $19,967      73.1         200   $28,750      84.4
Librarians                                                   3,040   $28,312      81.9       1,250   $36,287      90.7
Library Technicians                                            560   $11,461      24.7         135   $26,810      50.0
Teacher Assistants                                          19,860   $10,771      18.1       2,575   $16,909      17.2
Other Education, Training, and Library Workers                 790   $30,856      72.8         355   $37,426      71.9

  ARTS, DESIGN, ENTERTAINMENT, SPORTS, AND MEDIA
       OCCUPATIONS
Artists and Related Workers                                  2,610   $13,281      47.9       1,145   $29,387      46.8
Designers                                                    9,285   $22,730      42.9       5,065   $30,384      45.0
Actors                                                         175   $15,156      63.4          40   $31,000      83.3
Producers and Directors                                        825   $30,530      74.0         535   $33,413      78.4
Athletes, Coaches, Umpires and Related Workers               1,310    $6,120      51.0         245   $27,200      54.5
Dancers and Choreographers                                     285   $19,934      16.1          50   $22,115      58.0
Musicians, Singers and Related Workers                       1,330    $8,546      60.5         280   $26,512      72.1
Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related
  Workers, All Other                                           275   $13,409      36.2          35   $14,432      42.9
Announcers                                                     275   $22,243      33.8         140   $24,861      36.2
News Analysts, Reporters, and Correspondents                   890   $23,700      76.5         560   $29,643      80.6
Public Relations Specialists                                 1,725   $31,732      64.7       1,135   $37,910      69.5
Editors                                                      2,030   $28,669      68.7       1,365   $31,571      66.2
Technical Writers                                            1,020   $38,333      71.4         655   $42,663      64.6
Writers and Authors                                          2,290   $24,341      76.5         955   $33,160      78.8
Miscellaneous Media and Communication Workers                1,145   $17,127      38.5         350   $32,150      41.7
Broadcast and Sound Engineering Technicians and
  Radio Operators                                              200   $19,625      42.4         110   $31,944      48.1
Photographers                                                  940   $14,742      31.3         420   $22,413      35.3
Television, Video and Motion Picture Camera
  Operators and Editors                                         70   $35,921      79.2          30   $35,375     100.0
Media and Communication Equipment Workers,
  All Other                                                      0         .        .            0         .        .

  HEALTHCARE PRACTIONERS AND TECHNICAL OCCUPATIONS
Chiropractors                                                  415   $26,691      89.2         140   $29,821      90.6
Dentists                                                       455   $70,313     100.0         235   $77,132     100.0
Dieticians and Nutritionists                                 1,385   $27,625      76.2         775   $33,477      78.0
Optometrists                                                   145   $61,908     100.0          75   $66,875     100.0
Pharmacists                                                  1,515   $52,206      96.4         835   $65,639      96.2
Physicians and Surgeons                                      3,475   $80,903      99.6       2,220  $104,627      99.4
Physician Assistants                                           515   $32,574      56.7         300   $40,938      59.1



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; FEMALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Podiatrists                                                     20   $27,500     100.0           0         .        .
Registered Nurses                                           46,445   $36,062      51.4      21,085   $44,101      51.5
Audiologists                                                   240   $35,699      94.1         130   $40,833      93.9
Occupational Therapists                                      1,625   $28,602      88.1         620   $38,722      87.6
Physical Therapists                                          1,995   $36,124      91.9         955   $44,506      90.0
Radiation Therapists                                           155   $42,895      31.8         115   $44,342      27.6
Recreational Therapists                                        470   $22,018      59.3         275   $24,779      58.8
Respiratory Therapists                                         695   $31,411      17.0         345   $38,300      14.8
Speech-Language Pathologists                                 1,970   $33,710      99.0         575   $38,492      99.7
Therapists, All Others                                         950   $28,478      76.7         510   $35,143      79.2
Veterinarians                                                  530   $38,472      98.3         345   $46,851      97.4
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practioners,
  All Other                                                     50   $22,679      53.1          20   $39,219      36.8
Clinical Lab Technologists and Technicians                   6,055   $27,494      45.1       3,580   $31,498      42.7
Dental Hygienists                                            2,865   $34,149      33.1       1,015   $42,449      33.4
Diagnostic Related Technologists and Technicians             3,380   $30,638      16.8       1,980   $36,205      17.5
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics                   575   $24,934       8.7         330   $32,368       8.4
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practioners Support
  Technicians                                                5,255   $20,321      15.5       2,880   $23,898      11.9
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses           15,820   $22,568       8.5       7,575   $27,305       8.2
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians           2,400   $19,101      10.1       1,510   $22,270      10.5
Opticians, Dispensing                                          880   $20,357       9.1         485   $25,827      10.7
Miscellaneous Health Technologists and Technicians             815   $24,940      24.8         425   $31,042      35.8
Other Healthcare Practioners and Technical
  Occupations                                                  445   $25,724      62.9         280   $33,922      75.3

HEALTHCARE SUPPORT OCCUPATIONS
Nursing, Psychiatric, and Home Health Aides                 31,075   $15,679       7.3      13,060   $20,953       6.0
Occupational Therapist Assistants and Aides                    270   $14,960       9.6          70   $26,442       0.0
Physical Therapist Assistants and Aides                        750   $20,354      13.6         350   $26,788      10.9
Massage Therapists                                           1,125   $13,871      27.8         345   $19,329      29.9
Dental Assistants                                            4,320   $21,157       8.6       2,025   $25,951       9.3
Medical Assistants and Other Healthcare Support
 Occupations                                                10,120   $18,530       8.8       4,915   $23,327       7.0

  PROTECTIVE SERVICE OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Correctional
  Officers                                                     125   $45,417      62.7         115   $46,563      62.6
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Police and
  Detectives                                                   165   $47,813      22.8         160   $48,188      23.6
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Fire Fighting and
  Prevention Workers                                             0         .        .            0         .        .
Supervisors, Protective Service Workers, All Other             460   $30,094      26.7         385   $31,688      22.3
Fire Fighters                                                  115   $29,306      40.9          55   $41,944      29.6
Fire Inspectors                                                 15   $31,875      40.0          15   $31,875      40.0
Baliffs, Correctional Officers and Jailers                   1,540   $29,475      29.3       1,220   $30,819      28.9
Detectives and Criminal Investigators                          245   $40,260      50.6         225   $41,406      53.4
Fish and Game Wardens                                           20   $45,375      61.9          20   $45,375      61.9



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; FEMALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Parking Enforcement Workers                                     25   $26,250       0.0          15   $33,182       0.0
Police and Sheriff Patrol Officers                             970   $40,569      42.6         750   $41,482      43.0
Transit and Railroad Police                                      0         .        .            0         .        .
Animal Control Workers                                          55   $12,143      12.5          25   $32,250      30.4
Private Detectives and Investigators                           390   $32,625      37.3         310   $35,045      39.4
Security Guards and Gaming Surveillance Officers             2,045   $18,146      20.0       1,070   $26,852      22.9
Crossing Guards                                                100    $6,944       0.0          15   $62,813       0.0
Lifeguards and Other Protective Service Workers                470    $5,432      29.6         115   $25,179      47.4

  FOOD PREPARATION AND SERVING RELATED OCCUPATIONS
Chefs and Head Cooks                                           965   $17,297       8.7         440   $22,077       6.6
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Food Preparation
  and Serving Workers                                        5,335   $17,340       9.9       2,905   $21,480       8.7
Cooks                                                       15,460   $11,493       3.4       5,350   $17,387       3.4
Food Preparation Workers                                     4,925    $8,798       6.1       1,300   $16,763       6.1
Bartenders                                                   4,400   $11,091       4.3       1,545   $15,899       4.7
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers,
  Including Fast Food                                        2,990   $10,516       5.2         955   $16,241       2.9
Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession and
  Coffee Shop                                                  670    $6,352       8.5         110   $18,125      20.2
Waiters and Waitresses                                      19,145   $11,090      11.4       4,770   $17,992      11.0
Food Servers, Nonrestaurant                                  1,710   $11,022       4.3         500   $19,973       3.4
Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender
  Helpers                                                    1,175    $7,289      10.1         305   $17,229       5.9
Dishwashers                                                  1,475    $6,317       0.6         210   $12,426       3.8
Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee
  Shop                                                       1,425    $7,848       5.1         295   $17,545       2.4
Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers,
  All Other                                                     50    $9,167       0.0          20   $24,875       0.0

  BUILDING AND GROUNDS CLEANING AND MAINTENANCE
    OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Housekeeping and
  Janitorial Workers                                         1,535   $20,850       4.0       1,100   $22,569       5.1
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Landscaping, Lawn
  Service, and Groundskeeping Workers                          120   $17,438      15.1          55   $20,438      31.6
Janitors and Building Cleaners                              10,325   $10,953       4.2       3,645   $20,621       4.1
Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners                             15,495   $10,263       3.1       5,100   $17,550       2.9
Pest Control Workers                                            20   $28,482       0.0          15   $28,571       0.0
Grounds Maintenance Workers                                  1,280   $10,630      19.4         345   $23,547      27.5

  PERSONAL CARE AND SERVICE OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Gaming Workers              405   $23,598      18.5         240   $26,588      17.2
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Personal Service
  Workers                                                    1,395   $22,682      18.2         955   $26,814      20.0
Animal Trainers                                                195   $10,313      25.1          85   $21,429      10.7
Nonfarm Animal Caretakers                                    1,325   $14,322      11.3         660   $19,093      12.3



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.)

          MINNESOTA; FEMALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Gaming Workers                                                 955   $22,277       6.7         625   $26,086       6.7
Motion Picture Projectionists                                    4   $16,250       0.0           4   $16,250       0.0
Ushers,Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers                     290    $3,839      22.1          15   $18,523       0.0
Miscellaneous Entertainment Attendants and Related
  Workers                                                    1,300    $9,258      11.3         340   $18,950      14.7
Funeral Service Workers                                         45   $10,563      17.8          10   $30,625      33.3
Barbers                                                        320   $19,265      10.4         145   $24,345      12.4
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists              11,225   $15,996       5.7       4,925   $21,619       7.6
Miscellaneous Personal Appearance Workers                    1,240   $16,431       7.0         435   $21,941       2.1
Baggage Porters, Bellhops, and Concierges                      100   $20,607      25.7          65   $21,713      16.9
Tour and Travel Guides                                         360    $6,851      38.1          60   $22,031      34.4
Transportation Attendants                                    3,820   $30,521      26.8       1,580   $33,512      28.6
Child Care Workers                                          30,445   $10,541      14.6      14,890   $16,310      12.5
Personal and Home Care Aides                                 5,010   $11,516      11.4       1,750   $20,043      13.1
Recreation and Fitness Workers                               3,405   $14,128      39.1       1,365   $24,799      43.7
Residential Advisors                                           815   $13,168      21.2         345   $21,285      24.8
Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other                   280    $7,415      16.2          65   $21,042      11.9

  SALES AND RELATED OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Retail Sales
  Workers                                                   21,375   $21,902      21.8      15,260   $25,183      21.5
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Non-Retail Sales
  Workers                                                    6,190   $34,459      33.9       4,775   $39,710      34.5
Cashiers                                                    22,965   $10,228       7.6       6,815   $17,602       5.7
Counter and Rental Clerks                                      865   $12,091       4.7         360   $20,000       7.0
Parts Salespersons                                             195   $20,195       7.8         155   $20,938       9.6
Retail Salespersons                                         30,465   $11,092      21.3       9,845   $22,553      21.2
Advertising Sales Agents                                     2,495   $30,912      48.3       1,620   $36,261      52.1
Insurance Sales Agents                                       4,035   $27,761      27.6       2,915   $30,469      26.7
Securities, Commodities, and Finanancial Services
  Sales Agents                                               2,955   $31,381      41.2       2,245   $33,443      39.7
Travel Agents                                                3,100   $22,480      23.5       1,935   $26,646      22.9
Sales Representatives, Services, All Other                   4,705   $32,613      46.0       3,325   $40,514      49.3
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing           7,470   $32,351      41.8       5,295   $38,850      43.7
Models, Demonstrators, and Product Promoters                   920    $4,609      20.2         130   $25,625      31.5
Real Estate Brokers and Sales Agents                         5,565   $28,191      30.8       2,920   $36,453      31.5
Sales Engineers                                                 30   $69,000     100.0          30   $69,000     100.0
Telemarketers                                                2,350   $11,935       8.0         815   $20,744       7.0
Door-To-Door Sales Workers, News and Street Vendors
  and Related Workers                                        1,790    $6,764      22.5         415   $21,364      24.4
Sales and Related Workers, All Other                         2,295   $20,263      37.5       1,060   $35,913      51.0

OFFICE AND ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Office and
Administrative Support Workers                              20,400   $30,328      23.7      15,995   $32,419      23.1
Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service           1,155   $17,578       4.8         590   $22,534       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; FEMALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Telephone Operators                                            865   $19,274      12.4         415   $28,800       7.0
Communication Equipment Operators, All Other                   130   $26,364      35.4          90   $29,286      33.3
Bill and Account Collectors                                  3,095   $24,660      13.7       2,095   $27,426      14.7
Billing and Posting Clerks and Machine Operators             5,430   $22,439      12.4       3,650   $25,835      12.7
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks                33,575   $21,675      11.1      20,630   $26,180       9.3
Gaming Cage Workers                                             90   $12,813       2.2          25   $31,250       0.0
Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks                               4,115   $26,490      13.9       2,955   $29,677      12.6
Procurement Clerks                                             475   $29,063      10.5         370   $30,682      13.0
Tellers                                                      6,450   $16,004       6.6       3,500   $18,943       6.2
Brokerage Clerks                                               155   $26,207      38.3         100   $28,516      19.2
Correspondence Clerks                                          185   $26,337      15.1         155   $27,267      18.2
Court, Municipal, and License Clerks                           955   $24,453      21.3         690   $28,118      16.9
Credit Authorizers, Checkers and Clerks                        865   $23,364      11.4         600   $27,003      12.5
Customer Service Representatives                            31,220   $23,235      19.7      20,475   $26,884      19.7
Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs                1,200   $30,552      28.7       1,000   $31,681      24.9
File Clerks                                                  4,430   $16,750      12.1       2,080   $24,210      11.4
Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks                         1,315   $11,279       9.7         405   $16,740       7.4
Interviewers Except Eligibility and Loan                     2,440   $15,839      22.6         910   $24,483      15.6
Library Assistants, Clerical                                 1,960   $11,629      28.1         370   $25,139      30.0
Loan Interviewers and Clerks                                 2,535   $26,315      18.9       1,975   $27,371      17.4
New Account Clerks                                             150   $20,104      15.3         100   $21,618      23.0
Order Clerks                                                 2,165   $19,963      10.2       1,225   $23,393       8.4
Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and
  Timekeeping                                                  670   $26,214      22.5         525   $27,758      18.5
Receptionists and Information Clerks                        20,880   $16,197      11.6       9,440   $22,084      10.0
Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and
  Travel Clerks                                              2,275   $22,251      26.3       1,455   $27,792      23.7
Information and Record Clerks, All Other                     1,195   $23,938      22.5         770   $26,723      21.1
Cargo and Freight Agents                                        60   $21,667      18.3          30   $28,438      35.5
Couriers and Messengers                                        675   $19,868      22.9         300   $28,250      23.1
Dispatchers                                                  2,575   $25,960      11.7       1,790   $29,951      10.7
Meter Readers, Utilities                                       120   $21,806       6.6          70   $31,667       4.4
Postal Service Clerks                                        1,630   $35,700       8.7       1,145   $37,910       9.1
Postal Service Mail Carriers                                 2,035   $35,017      12.9       1,425   $37,311      14.0
Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and
  Processing Machine Operators                               1,240   $34,573       8.0         910   $37,674       6.8
Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks                  4,680   $27,061      24.0       3,475   $30,743      20.9
Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks                      4,730   $21,023       5.0       3,210   $23,992       4.7
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers                               8,870   $16,580       9.0       4,430   $24,004      10.2
Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers,
  Recordkeeping                                                690   $20,812       8.4         415   $25,194       6.3
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants                   68,470   $23,166      14.2      42,250   $27,430      12.5
Computer Operators                                           2,995   $24,248      16.0       2,135   $29,015      12.6
Data Entry Keyers                                           11,895   $19,360      12.3       6,570   $23,353      10.3
Word Processors and Typists                                  3,515   $20,584      14.3       1,830   $26,781      13.1
Desktop Publishers                                             465   $29,141      34.3         245   $33,500      24.4
Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks                4,050   $24,934      20.0       2,835   $27,253      17.8



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; FEMALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except
  Postal Service                                             2,405   $17,828       7.1       1,320   $22,315       4.5
Office Clerks, General                                      22,240   $20,115      13.4      11,850   $25,680      11.6
Office Machine Operators, Except Computer                      940   $16,265       7.2         410   $22,821       8.8
Proofreaders and Copy Markers                                  535   $18,516      42.7         250   $26,332      36.5
Statistical Assistants                                         285   $27,125      12.3         190   $32,857      13.3
Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other        10,940   $23,911      29.4       6,605   $28,266      26.5

FARMING, FISHING, AND FORESTRY OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Farming, Fishing
  and Forestry Workers                                         155   $24,688      26.1          90   $28,942      41.8
Agricultural Inspectors                                         85   $28,125      41.4          50   $43,056      50.0
Animal Breeders                                                 30   $10,625       0.0          25   $13,750       0.0
Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products                     295   $11,818       3.7         115   $21,161       4.3
Miscellaneous Agricultural Workers                           3,040    $8,547      11.3       1,000   $17,030      10.7
Fishers and Related Fishing Workers                             15    $9,306      52.9          15    $9,306      69.2
Hunters and Trappers                                             4    $3,750       0.0           0         .        .
Forest and Conservation Workers                                 40   $15,625      33.3          20   $24,643      60.0
Logging Workers                                                 75   $11,875       0.0          45   $18,750       0.0

CONSTRUCTION AND EXTRACTION WORKERS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Construction
  Trades and Extraction Workers                                345   $29,803      16.4         215   $34,250      10.2
Boilermakers                                                     4   $21,250       0.0           4   $21,250       0.0
Brickmasons, Blockmasons, and Stonemasons                       50   $35,326       0.0          35   $29,375       0.0
Carpenters                                                     470   $19,063      14.7         180   $25,625      19.8
Carpet, Floor and Tile Installers and Finishers                 65   $19,250       0.0          55   $23,125       0.0
Cement Masons, Concrete Finishers, and Terrazzo
  Workers                                                        4   $45,417       0.0           4   $46,250       0.0
Contruction Laborers                                           620   $16,651       7.1         205   $27,228      11.8
Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators              20   $20,469       0.0           4   $33,750       0.0
Pile-Driver Operators                                            0         .        .            0         .        .
Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment
  Operators                                                    170   $29,063       1.8          55   $31,875       3.6
Drywall Installers, Ceiling Tile Installers, and
  Tapers                                                       100   $13,500       6.0          40   $29,167       2.6
Electricians                                                   225   $28,482      16.9         160   $40,117      18.9
Glaziers                                                        85   $20,759       6.9          70   $21,339       8.6
Insulation Workers                                              45   $20,781       0.0          30   $20,750       0.0
Painters, Construction and Maintenance                         965   $14,871      17.5         350   $20,844      12.0
Paperhangers                                                   100   $12,500      18.0          20   $25,833       9.1
Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters            205   $25,605      16.9         125   $30,208       3.2
Plasterers and Stucco Masons                                     0         .        .            0         .        .
Reinforcing Iron Workers                                         0         .        .            0         .        .
Roofers                                                         70   $22,578       0.0          35   $23,594       0.0
Sheet Metal Workers                                            160   $19,833       0.0         105   $24,306       0.0
Structural Iron and Steel Workers                               15   $31,458       0.0           4   $31,250       0.0
Helpers, Construction Trades                                    45   $38,125       4.7          20   $40,893      11.1
Construction and Building Inspectors                           120   $27,000      37.5          95   $37,589      25.8
Elevator Installers and Repairers                                4   $36,250       0.0           4   $36,250       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.)

          MINNESOTA; FEMALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Fence Erectors                                                   0         .        .            0         .        .
Hazardous Materials Removal Workers                             50   $21,500      10.0          20   $36,250      23.8
Highway Maintenance Workers                                     90   $30,294       0.0          60   $32,500       0.0
Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment
  Operators                                                      4   $36,563       0.0           4   $36,563       0.0
Septic Tank Services and Sewer Pipe Cleaners                     0         .        .            0         .        .
Miscellaneous Construction and Related Workers                   4   $29,583       0.0           4   $28,750       0.0
Derrick, Rotary Drill, and Service Unit Operators,
  Oil, Gas, and Mining                                           0         .        .            0         .        .
Earth Drillers Except Oil and Gas                               15   $40,625      35.3          10   $41,667      50.0
Explosives Workers, Ordnance handling Experts, and
  Blasters                                                      15   $51,042       0.0          15   $51,042       0.0
Mining Machine Operators                                        35   $47,857       0.0          10   $51,719       0.0
Roof Bolters, Mining                                             0         .        .            0         .        .
Roustabouts, Oil and Gas                                         4   $16,250       0.0           0         .        .
Helpers - Extraction Workers                                     0         .        .            0         .        .
Other Extraction Workers                                        40   $35,000       0.0          20   $32,292       0.0

INSTALLATION, MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Mechanics,
  Installers and Repairers                                     520   $35,043      24.4         455   $37,155      23.9
Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine
  Repairers                                                    680   $28,393      26.4         535   $31,250      28.1
Radio and Telecommunications Equipment Installers
  and Repairers                                                455   $39,315      11.9         335   $42,917       9.3
Avionics Technicians                                            35   $26,500       0.0          20   $27,500       0.0
Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related  Repairers              30   $26,319       0.0          30   $26,319       0.0
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Transportation
  Equipment                                                      4   $30,625       0.0           4   $31,250       0.0
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Industrial and
  Utility                                                        4    $1,250       0.0           0         .        .
Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor
  Vehicles                                                      30   $82,583      29.0          20   $83,667      50.0
Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers
  and Repairers                                                 55   $26,250       0.0          25   $26,500       0.0
Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers                      30   $12,308      13.3          10   $12,500      50.0
Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians                     105   $40,833       0.0          95   $42,083       0.0
Automotive Body and Related Repairers                           60   $16,429       0.0          35   $19,688       0.0
Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers                        4   $26,250       0.0           0         .        .
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics                   180   $18,036       1.1         125   $20,950       1.6
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine
  Specialists                                                   40   $31,354       0.0          35   $31,875       0.0
Heavy Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Service
  Technicians and Mechanics                                     30    $9,432      17.2          10   $32,500       0.0
Small Engine Mechanics                                          15    $1,806      15.4           4    $2,500      50.0
Miscellaneous Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Mechanics,
  Installers, and Repairers                                     35   $20,500       0.0          20   $50,804       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.)

          MINNESOTA; FEMALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Control and Valve Installers and Repairers                      25   $22,083       0.0          15   $30,469       0.0
Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration
  Mechanics and Installers                                      65   $31,458      10.9          40   $38,125      17.5
Home Appliance Repairers                                        10   $13,750       0.0           4   $41,250       0.0
Industrial and Refractory Machinery Mechanics                  385   $27,386       4.2         285   $32,000       4.2
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General                        375   $25,694      12.8         270   $30,417       8.6
Maintenance Workers, Machinery                                  45   $24,239       0.0          35   $24,609       0.0
Millwrights                                                     30   $42,500       6.7          25   $42,321       8.0
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers                  75   $16,989      12.3          40   $22,500      23.7
Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers               235   $40,852       7.3         175   $45,543       8.0
Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers                   375   $30,257      11.3         280   $31,176       9.6
Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and
  Repairers                                                    155   $17,383       4.5          95   $20,357       0.0
Commercial Divers                                                0         .        .            0         .        .
Locksmiths and Safe Repairers                                   15    $2,083       0.0           4   $26,250       0.0
Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers                 4   $16,250       0.0           0         .        .
Riggers                                                          0         .        .            0         .        .
Signal and Track Switch Repairers                                4   $26,250       0.0           4   $26,250       0.0
Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers          65   $11,458       3.0          35   $21,875       5.7
Other Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers            250   $19,375      10.0         135   $26,818      15.7

PRODUCTION OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Production and
  Operating Workers                                          6,265   $28,965      10.1       5,160   $30,741       9.8
Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems
  Assemblers                                                    60   $30,947       0.0          60   $30,947       0.0
Electrical, Electronics, and Electromechanical
  Assemblers                                                 4,985   $20,005       1.6       3,490   $21,948       1.6
Engine and Other Machines Assemblers                            95   $22,361       0.0          75   $22,361       0.0
Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters                         4   $21,250       0.0           4   $11,667       0.0
Miscellaneous Assemblers and Fabricators                    17,360   $20,001       3.8      10,585   $22,680       3.6
Bakers                                                       1,655   $12,434       9.9         705   $19,030       7.4
Butchers and Other Meat, Poultry, and Fish Processing
  Workers                                                    1,490   $17,325       2.3         965   $19,991       2.0
Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine
  Operators and Tenders                                        100   $24,000      11.8          55   $25,263      13.0
Food Batchmakers                                               830   $16,381       3.5         390   $21,410       4.6
Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders                      35   $11,250       0.0          20   $19,063       0.0
Computer Control Programmers and Operators                     140   $24,583       8.5          95   $27,143      12.5
Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                45   $23,523       0.0          35   $23,750       0.0
Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Metal and Plastic                                             20   $23,125       0.0          15   $24,531       0.0
Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Metal and Plastic                                             55   $25,208       0.0          50   $25,694       0.0
Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters,
  Operators and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                   1,070   $19,336       2.3         730   $22,083       2.0



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; FEMALES

                                                                               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                                45   $27,083       4.4          45   $27,917       0.0
Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine
  Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal
   and Plastic                                                 265   $18,722       1.5         160   $21,607       0.0
Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                25   $33,906      36.0          25   $34,219      39.1
Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                    25   $28,438       0.0          20   $28,625       0.0
Machinists                                                     840   $23,065       1.0         585   $25,989       0.3
Metal Furnace and Kiln Operators and Tenders                    60   $22,938       0.0          50   $22,768       0.0
Model Makers and Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic               25   $23,125       0.0          15   $21,719       0.0
Molders and Molding Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                   635   $20,000       0.0         405   $26,516       0.0
Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Metal and Plastic                                              4   $18,750       0.0           4   $18,750       0.0
Tool and Die Makers                                            100   $31,563       0.0          95   $32,083       0.0
Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Workers                      1,235   $21,177       1.1         820   $22,717       0.5
Heat Treating Equipment Equipment Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                15   $16,518       0.0           4   $21,875       0.0
Lay-Out Workers, Metal and Plastic                               4   $16,250       0.0           4   $16,250       0.0
Plating and Coating Machine Setters, operators, and
  Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                   140   $25,776      10.0          85   $26,250      10.3
Tool Grinders, Filers and Sharpeners                            15   $28,750       0.0          10   $30,000       0.0
Metalworkers and Plastic Workers, All Others                 2,525   $22,421       4.2       1,860   $24,402       5.5
Bookbinders and Bindery Workers                              1,110   $20,186       1.9         710   $22,752       1.6
Job Printers                                                   700   $21,742       3.9         485   $24,567       3.3
Prepress Technicians and Workers                             1,070   $20,453      14.9         650   $25,729      12.1
Printing Machine Operators                                   1,415   $20,815       7.1         970   $24,706       7.3
Laundry and Dry Cleaning Workers                             2,680   $12,977       1.3       1,050   $18,020       0.8
Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials              580   $14,442       3.1         290   $18,789       2.7
Sewing Machine Operators                                     3,235   $14,210       7.6       1,725   $17,885       5.2
Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers                          75   $25,417       0.0          45   $26,719       0.0
Shoe Machine Operators and Tenders                              85   $27,589       0.0          70   $28,125       0.0
Tailors, Dressmakers, and Sewers                             1,715   $11,070      18.4         765   $20,256      13.3
Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and
  Tenders                                                        4    $1,250     100.0           0         .        .
Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders                                                       95   $12,986      10.8          65   $14,861       7.8
Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters,
  Operators, and Tenders                                        75   $15,568      11.7          30   $24,028       6.9
Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine
  Setters, Operators, and Tenders                                4   $12,500      16.7           4   $16,250       0.0
Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers                            4   $12,500      50.0           4   $11,250       0.0
Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers                                25   $13,125       0.0          10   $31,250       0.0
Upholsterers                                                   280   $10,958       6.1         115   $17,083       0.0
Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other            90    $7,500       2.3          40   $20,139       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.)

          MINNESOTA; FEMALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters                             220   $21,895      13.6         170   $23,500      11.6
Furniture Finishers                                            105   $15,833       0.0          65   $20,848       0.0
Model Makers and Patternmakers, Wood                             0         .        .            0         .        .
Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood           180   $18,413       2.8         120   $19,432       0.0
Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Except Sawing                                                230   $16,339      10.5         155   $17,254      13.1
Woodworkers, All Other                                         120   $12,031      10.1          60   $22,841      20.3
Power Plant Operators, Distributors, and Dispatchers            30   $32,500       0.0          30   $32,500       0.0
Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators                      105   $43,462      22.6          95   $44,615      25.5
Water and Liquid Waste Treatment Plant and System
  Workers                                                      125   $37,708      26.8         110   $40,179      30.0
Miscellaneous Plant and System Operators                        30   $41,094       0.0          30   $41,094       0.0
Chemical Processing Machine Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders                                                  150   $25,800      11.2         100   $32,500       6.9
Crushing, Grinding, Polishing, Mixing, and Blending
  Workers                                                      475   $22,337       3.4         335   $24,282       4.8
Cutting Workers                                                725   $20,012       4.0         420   $22,993       0.0
Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine
  Setters, Operators, and Tenders                              160   $21,758       0.0         125   $25,724       0.0
Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and
  Tenders                                                      155   $20,221      11.5         115   $21,507       8.5
Inspectors, Testers, Sorter, Samplers, and Weighers          7,540   $22,487      11.5       5,005   $26,431      10.4
Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers                  270   $20,509      17.3         155   $26,447      16.0
Medical, Dental and Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians          965   $21,535       5.6         675   $25,239       7.1
Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders          3,335   $18,003       2.6       1,990   $21,072       2.8
Painting Workers                                               920   $19,614       5.9         530   $22,802       6.0
Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine
  Workers                                                    1,010   $15,263      11.8         445   $21,602       8.3
Semiconductor Processors                                        10   $19,286       0.0          10   $19,286       0.0
Cementing and Gluing Machine Operators and Tenders             200   $16,827       0.0         140   $21,071       0.0
Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment
  Operators and Tenders                                         40   $15,139      26.8          20   $51,250      52.4
Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders             4   $30,000       0.0           4   $36,250       0.0
Etchers and Engravers                                          160   $20,524       9.3         110   $25,000       1.8
Molders, Shapers, and Casters, except Metal and
  Plastic                                                      170   $16,971      15.2          95   $22,656       7.5
Paper Goods Machines Setters, Operators, and Tenders           170   $26,250       1.2         130   $30,357       1.5
Tire Builders                                                    0         .        .            0         .        .
Helpers-Production Workers                                     265   $15,552       3.8          90   $22,500       3.3
Production Workers, All Other                                9,360   $20,219       4.2       5,510   $24,512       4.0

TRANSPORTATION AND MATERIAL MOVING OCCUPATIONS
Supervisors, Transportation and Material Moving
  Workers                                                      790   $25,331      12.5         575   $28,773      14.9
Aircraft Pilots and Flight Engineers                           145   $31,989      87.1          70   $36,250      83.1
Air Traffic Controllers and Airfield Operations
  Specialists                                                  210   $56,161      66.5         175   $54,167      60.9



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; FEMALES

                                                                               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                                            4    $6,250       0.0           0         .        .
Bus Drivers                                                  3,845   $13,488       6.1       1,055   $21,481       8.1
Driver/Sales Workers and Truck Drivers                       2,745   $18,784       5.7       1,315   $26,037       6.8
Taxi Drivers and Chauffers                                     495   $12,287       7.3         170   $18,561       5.2
Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other                              20    $4,167       0.0           4    $8,750       0.0
Locomotive Engineers and Operators                              35   $40,417      22.2          25   $50,469      34.8
Railroad Brake, Signal, and Switch Operators                     4   $43,750       0.0           0         .        .
Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters                             25   $24,375      12.5          20   $24,219       0.0
Subway, Streetcar, and Other Rail Transportation
  Workers                                                       10   $36,250       0.0          10   $36,250       0.0
Sailors and Marine Oilers                                        4   $29,375       0.0           4   $28,125       0.0
Ship and Boat Captains and Operators                            15    $6,932       0.0           0         .        .
Ship Engineers                                                   4   $36,250       0.0           0         .        .
Bridge and Lock Tenders                                         45   $25,188       0.0           4   $43,750       0.0
Parking Lot Attendants                                         115    $6,750       2.6          40   $25,227       0.0
Service Station Attendants                                     460   $10,250       5.2         185   $16,364       4.9
Transportation Inspectors                                      110   $22,216       2.7          70   $26,204       4.2
Other Transportation Workers                                    35   $21,979      75.8          15   $32,143      42.9
Conveyor Operators and Tenders                                  25    $4,688       0.0          10   $39,375       0.0
Crane and Tower Operators                                       30   $50,000      56.7          15   $51,250      71.4
Dredge, Excavating, and Loading Machine Operators               15   $24,063       0.0          10   $26,250       0.0
Hoist and Winch Operators                                        4   $23,750       0.0           4   $23,750       0.0
Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators                         615   $26,737       2.4         460   $31,128       1.7
Cleaners of  Vehicles and Equipment                          1,260   $15,727       3.5         560   $21,728       1.1
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Materials Movers,
  Hand                                                       6,200   $16,853       3.1       3,170   $21,825       3.5
Machine Feeders and Offbearers                                 395   $17,736       5.9         180   $25,500       2.2
Packers and Packagers, Hand                                  4,800   $14,147       2.2       2,100   $20,098       2.0
Pumping Station Operators                                        4   $23,750     100.0           4   $23,750     100.0
Refuse and Recyclable Materials Collectors                     220   $13,036       1.8         105   $25,147       3.8
Shuttle Car Operators                                            4   $23,750       0.0           4   $23,750       0.0
Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders                                0         .        .            0         .        .
Material Moving Workers, All Other                             195   $18,125       2.0         100   $20,441       4.0

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