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

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


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

21 to 74 years                                           1,357,855   $34,961      30.4   1,000,120   $39,997      32.9

  MANAGEMENT OCCUPATIONS
Chief executives                                            18,420   $93,584      60.3      15,765  $100,748      61.1
General and Operations Managers                             13,845   $56,281      47.4      12,405   $58,456      47.2
Legislators                                                    250   $42,014      61.0         150   $46,250      56.3
Advertising and Promotions Managers                            720   $44,722      76.3         590   $53,594      76.9
Marketing and Sales Managers                                14,580   $65,658      68.4      12,940   $70,155      68.4
Public Relations Managers                                      595   $55,156      72.9         520   $61,615      71.4
Administrative Services Managers                               995   $50,075      50.9         875   $52,128      55.0
Computer and Information Systems Managers                    5,385   $68,671      64.8       4,905   $70,264      64.6
Financial Managers                                           9,965   $62,243      78.4       8,775   $65,336      80.4
Human Resources Managers                                     3,490   $50,949      53.7       2,990   $53,531      55.5
Industrial Production Managers                               5,435   $52,825      36.2       4,935   $54,153      36.4
Purchasing Managers                                          2,680   $55,630      55.1       2,455   $56,683      55.7
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers           3,735   $37,399      23.0       3,165   $40,402      23.0
Farm, Ranch, and Other Agricultural Managers                 6,570   $29,228      13.5       4,995   $31,220      15.1
Farmers and Ranchers                                        26,810   $20,129       9.6      18,955   $21,646      10.4
Construction Managers                                       10,670   $47,016      26.1       8,500   $51,334      26.3
Education Administrators                                     5,130   $53,898      84.2       3,395   $60,000      87.6
Engineering Managers                                         2,900   $75,236      69.7       2,710   $76,093      70.1
Food Service Managers                                        6,190   $31,394      24.9       4,915   $32,724      25.7
Funeral Directors                                              660   $45,703      68.8         525   $51,219      77.1
Gaming Managers                                                515   $25,469      24.8         300   $37,065      30.1
Lodging Managers                                             1,500   $29,316      35.8       1,100   $30,898      36.7
Medical and Health Services Managers                         2,225   $57,937      69.2       2,010   $60,046      70.1
Natural Sciences Managers                                      340   $77,656      87.6         285   $79,063      85.2
Postmasters and Mail Superintendents                           445   $48,169      22.0         415   $48,895      22.0
Property, Real Estate, and Community Association
  Managers                                                   3,390   $40,669      45.9       2,510   $44,181      48.0
Social and Community Service Managers                        1,945   $42,239      68.2       1,585   $46,517      70.6
Managers, All Other                                         26,730   $56,064      52.5      23,160   $59,632      53.9

  BUSINESS AND FINANCIAL OPERATIONS OCCUPATIONS
Agents and Business Managers of Artists,Performers,
  and Athletes                                                 260   $31,964      51.9         185   $42,321      47.6
Purchasing Agents and Buyers, Farm Products                    505   $42,176      46.7         430   $47,721      45.1
Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products            2,155   $38,433      38.1       1,745   $41,032      40.3
Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and
  Farm Products                                              2,815   $41,019      44.4       2,340   $42,271      43.3
Claims Adusters, Appraisers, Examiners, and
  Investigators                                              2,350   $40,894      65.3       2,015   $41,726      67.0
Compliance Officers, Except Agriculture, Construction,
  Health and Safety, and Transportation                        905   $41,462      60.5         775   $44,708      61.7
Cost Estimators                                              2,480   $44,684      22.7       2,040   $47,194      22.5



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

          MINNESOTA; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Human Resources, Training, and Labor Relations
  Specialists                                                6,060   $42,167      56.9       4,795   $46,792      58.1
Logisticians                                                   315   $41,287      47.9         250   $50,750      53.8
Management Analysts                                          7,775   $56,051      78.2       5,810   $64,243      81.2
Meeting and Convention Planners                                120   $35,114      42.9          90   $40,357      55.7
Other Business Operations Specialists                        1,795   $40,299      34.5       1,445   $43,711      34.1
Accountants and Auditors                                    18,130   $43,428      80.1      14,825   $47,723      81.8
Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate                      1,560   $40,040      51.6       1,185   $45,127      54.3
Budget Analysts                                                125   $45,568      80.2         100   $46,250      74.5
Credit Analysts                                                425   $39,615      93.0         365   $43,365      93.4
Financial Analysts                                             935   $52,383      85.9         720   $53,929      87.9
Personal Financial Advisors                                  3,545   $54,545      82.3       2,765   $62,161      84.2
Insurance Underwriters                                         865   $50,568      83.1         765   $51,201      82.4
Financial Examiners                                            165   $55,750      98.8         140   $60,870     100.0
Loan Counselors and Officers                                 3,985   $45,447      70.2       3,535   $47,063      72.5
Tax Examiners, Collectors, and Revenue Agents                  335   $53,929      76.5         300   $55,000      78.5
Tax Preparers                                                  850   $24,615      67.4         390   $50,417      63.6
Financial Specialists, All Other                               260   $46,607      60.7         225   $49,375      55.3

  COMPUTER AND MATHEMATICAL OCCUPATIONS
Computer Scientists and System Analyts                      11,905   $55,322      62.5      10,005   $57,366      63.5
Computer Programmers                                        13,080   $53,622      64.0      10,805   $56,720      65.2
Computer Software Engineers                                 12,445   $60,608      76.9      10,585   $62,292      76.5
Computer Support Specialists                                 6,215   $37,437      38.0       4,830   $41,326      41.3
Database Administrators                                      1,110   $55,896      75.0         900   $60,192      77.7
Network and Computer Systems Administrators                  3,315   $47,779      46.3       2,880   $49,750      46.7
Network Systems and Data Communication Analysts              4,790   $43,774      42.3       3,710   $48,422      41.5
Actuaries                                                      530   $76,806     100.0         440   $83,750     100.0
Mathematicians                                                  45   $40,208     100.0          40   $41,458     100.0
Operations Research Analysts                                   955   $52,054      54.0         720   $53,750      53.6
Statisticians                                                  260   $54,397      95.8         220   $54,569      95.0
Miscellaneous Mathematical Science Occupations                  10   $30,500      87.5           4   $26,250       0.0

ARCHITECTURE, ENGINEERING OCCUPATIONS
Architects, Except Naval                                     3,105   $47,112      79.9       2,560   $50,743      81.2
Surveyors, Cartographers, and Photogrammetrists                495   $36,983      74.7         365   $40,771      81.8
Aerospace Engineers                                            715   $59,032      71.5         620   $59,476      72.0
Agricultural Engineers                                         145   $51,143      54.2         125   $50,982      61.3
Biomedical Engineers                                           350   $58,500      70.1         280   $58,500      73.6
Chemical Engineers                                           1,070   $62,435      82.7         985   $65,133      84.1
Civil Engineers                                              3,900   $52,781      78.1       3,230   $56,648      78.5
Computer Hardware Engineers                                  1,360   $60,750      67.3       1,150   $62,453      70.0
Electrical and Electronic Engineers                          5,520   $60,541      74.7       4,860   $61,812      74.3
Environmental Engineers                                        450   $52,895      87.4         410   $53,816      86.1
Industrial Engineers, Including Health and Safety            4,215   $51,150      62.8       3,660   $52,187      61.7
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; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Materials Engineers                                            835   $51,164      64.0         735   $52,324      63.8
Mechanical Engineers                                         5,525   $51,789      67.2       4,860   $53,071      67.7
Mining and Geological Engineers,Including Mining
  Safety Engineers                                             115   $49,792      92.2         105   $51,023      93.2
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                                        5,905   $56,941      73.1       5,035   $60,307      73.6
Drafters                                                     4,900   $34,813      13.5       4,035   $36,474      12.6
Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters                     8,275   $39,754      12.9       7,070   $40,877      12.1
Surveying and Mapping Technicians                            1,215   $35,663       4.9         910   $39,336       4.4

  LIFE, PHYSICAL, AND SOCIAL SCIENCE OCCUPATIONS
Agricultural and Food Scientists                               920   $41,013      85.1         775   $43,355      84.7
Biological Scientists                                        1,040   $38,799      95.4         855   $40,817      95.8
Conservation Scientists and Foresters                          815   $41,799      80.8         720   $43,000      79.6
Medical Scientists                                             785   $50,121     100.0         645   $51,897     100.0
Astronomers and Physicists                                     150   $65,750     100.0         125   $69,375     100.0
Atmospheric and Space Scientists                                50   $63,250      59.6          50   $63,500      62.0
Chemists and Materials Scientists                            1,570   $51,250      91.3       1,365   $51,650      91.3
Environmental Scientists and Geoscientists                   1,070   $45,187      93.5         925   $46,384      93.8
Physical Scientists, All Other                               2,015   $45,286      95.8       1,565   $53,092      98.3
Economists                                                     155   $57,721     100.0         110   $52,500     100.0
Market/Survey Researchers                                    1,760   $52,044      79.3       1,485   $55,769      80.5
Psychologists                                                1,555   $52,602      99.9       1,045   $56,865      99.8
Sociologists                                                     4   $36,250     100.0           4   $36,250     100.0
Urban and Regional Planners                                    305   $44,688      94.1         240   $47,857      94.1
Miscellaneous Social Scientists and Related Workers            325   $31,919      92.9         230   $33,558      94.3
Agricultural and Food Science Technicians                      555   $30,625      18.9         445   $31,926      19.7
Biological Technicians                                         230   $31,731      53.0         195   $34,545      55.1
Chemical Technicians                                           670   $35,729      35.1         535   $39,289      28.5
Geological and Petroleum Technicians                           110   $42,500      31.3          85   $45,357      32.1
Nuclear Technicians                                             30   $35,000      53.1          25   $34,375      63.0
Other Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians         1,295   $31,723      27.9         875   $37,363      29.6

  COMMUNITY AND SOCIAL SERVICES OCCUPATIONS
Counselors                                                   4,285   $29,104      63.4       2,565   $32,134      65.2
Social Workers                                               2,980   $35,294      76.1       2,215   $37,520      77.0
Misc. Community and Social Service Specialists               2,335   $32,247      61.5       1,675   $37,349      67.8
Clergy                                                       6,915   $30,431      90.7       5,430   $33,271      91.5
Directors, Religious Activities and Education                  450   $25,115      78.8         280   $28,397      72.7
Religious Workers, All Other                                   545   $23,512      69.6         305   $32,353      72.2

  LEGAL OCCUPATIONS
Lawyers                                                     10,730   $78,257     100.0       8,975   $85,305     100.0
Judges, Magistrates, and Other Judicial Workers                420   $85,714      93.5         340   $92,115      92.0
Paralegals and Legal Assistants                                505   $30,686      66.7         340   $35,944      67.0
Miscellaneous Legal Support Workers                          1,290   $29,161      57.2         735   $38,333      45.1



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; MALES

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

  EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND LIBRARY OCCUPATIONS
Postsecondary Teachers                                      12,295   $42,328      89.1       8,570   $50,515      91.0
Preschool and Kindergarten Teachers                            160   $25,677      54.1         145   $25,677      51.0
Elementary and Middle School Teachers                       15,520   $38,032      97.7      12,635   $40,607      98.4
Secondary School Teachers                                    7,340   $38,886      97.8       6,240   $40,859      98.4
Special Education Teachers                                     505   $36,602      92.2         410   $41,500      91.7
Other Teachers and Instructors                               2,695   $22,554      44.2       1,330   $40,268      47.0
Archivists, Curators, and Museum Technicians                   185   $40,431      65.8         155   $41,681      69.7
Librarians                                                     510   $33,977      83.7         285   $39,511      90.2
Library Technicians                                            215   $16,518      56.3          85   $26,850      91.8
Teacher Assistants                                           1,370   $15,502      29.6         420   $21,495      30.1
Other Education, Training, and Library Workers                 465   $35,757      74.7         270   $38,810      75.4

  ARTS, DESIGN, ENTERTAINMENT, SPORTS, AND MEDIA
       OCCUPATIONS
Artists and Related Workers                                  2,405   $30,333      49.0       1,630   $37,216      49.3
Designers                                                    7,020   $39,281      39.3       5,635   $41,167      40.1
Actors                                                         320   $21,451      69.0          85   $31,125      88.2
Producers and Directors                                      1,430   $38,133      61.1       1,125   $39,949      64.2
Athletes, Coaches, Umpires and Related Workers               1,930   $17,192      49.4         655   $37,548      59.7
Dancers and Choreographers                                      60   $21,429      21.7          20   $21,786       0.0
Musicians, Singers and Related Workers                       1,620   $23,371      47.5         600   $33,750      58.9
Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related
  Workers, All Other                                           225   $19,239      33.2         100   $27,361      38.4
Announcers                                                     720   $24,087      27.4         450   $29,185      34.8
News Analysts, Reporters, and Correspondents                   690   $37,027      87.7         500   $41,500      87.3
Public Relations Specialists                                 1,085   $39,015      68.6         770   $46,726      73.8
Editors                                                      1,340   $37,952      75.2       1,070   $40,054      80.7
Technical Writers                                              955   $44,796      61.9         760   $46,487      57.9
Writers and Authors                                          1,525   $35,625      78.3         980   $43,482      78.0
Miscellaneous Media and Communication Workers                  455   $26,920      41.9         210   $29,773      42.3
Broadcast and Sound Engineering Technicians and
  Radio Operators                                            1,015   $30,158      23.4         635   $36,893      27.1
Photographers                                                1,530   $31,525      40.8       1,015   $40,411      40.1
Television, Video and Motion Picture Camera
  Operators and Editors                                        315   $26,136      45.3         175   $33,365      51.7
Media and Communication Equipment Workers,
  All Other                                                     10    $3,750       0.0           0         .        .

  HEALTHCARE PRACTIONERS AND TECHNICAL OCCUPATIONS
Chiropractors                                                1,110   $49,797      99.8         820   $55,625      99.8
Dentists                                                     2,300  $114,236      99.9       1,260  $120,064     100.0
Dieticians and Nutritionists                                   180   $36,094      57.2         120   $41,346      65.6
Optometrists                                                   370   $77,000     100.0         250   $80,938     100.0
Pharmacists                                                  2,200   $67,425      98.5       1,800   $71,087      99.1
Physicians and Surgeons                                      9,485  $142,363      99.8       7,410  $149,590      99.7
Physician Assistants                                           315   $59,306      62.0         245   $61,771      65.0



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; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Podiatrists                                                     85   $60,938     100.0          75   $58,750     100.0
Registered Nurses                                            3,385   $42,488      62.0       2,290   $48,157      60.4
Audiologists                                                    55   $61,964      98.2          40   $85,536      97.6
Occupational Therapists                                         65   $35,972     100.0          50   $40,000     100.0
Physical Therapists                                            585   $50,024      94.7         480   $51,199      93.9
Radiation Therapists                                            35   $47,083      63.9          35   $47,083      63.9
Recreational Therapists                                         95   $35,208      84.2          75   $36,597      97.3
Respiratory Therapists                                         395   $38,086      25.4         315   $40,027      20.1
Speech-Language Pathologists                                    90   $44,375     100.0          50   $44,375     100.0
Therapists, All Others                                         265   $32,417      74.1         210   $35,577      79.0
Veterinarians                                                  770   $62,321     100.0         635   $66,750     100.0
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practioners,
  All Other                                                     45   $38,958     100.0          35   $39,792     100.0
Clinical Lab Technologists and Technicians                   1,545   $29,958      59.3       1,105   $32,336      58.6
Dental Hygienists                                               30    $5,000      76.7          15   $42,344      53.3
Diagnostic Related Technologists and Technicians               915   $39,935      29.1         740   $42,379      29.4
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics                   975   $35,762      17.4         800   $39,464      16.8
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practioners Support
  Technicians                                                  805   $23,712      28.4         505   $26,747      27.3
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses              795   $27,449       9.1         545   $30,449       8.8
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians             100   $24,375      11.8          80   $25,000      15.0
Opticians, Dispensing                                          420   $29,000      10.4         330   $31,038      11.5
Miscellaneous Health Technologists and Technicians             455   $41,875      39.8         395   $43,462      36.4
Other Healthcare Practioners and Technical
  Occupations                                                  600   $40,417      63.5         500   $45,000      65.3

HEALTHCARE SUPPORT OCCUPATIONS
Nursing, Psychiatric, and Home Health Aides                  4,455   $21,759      19.5       2,475   $25,776      18.9
Occupational Therapist Assistants and Aides                      4   $31,042       0.0           4   $31,042       0.0
Physical Therapist Assistants and Aides                        110   $30,375      26.1          75   $31,792       8.0
Massage Therapists                                             190   $14,779      31.7          85   $22,500      26.2
Dental Assistants                                               70   $26,500      48.5          45   $27,000      38.6
Medical Assistants and Other Healthcare Support
 Occupations                                                   955   $22,456      27.7         610   $30,475      26.8

  PROTECTIVE SERVICE OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Correctional
  Officers                                                     370   $46,389      37.2         350   $47,222      38.3
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Police and
  Detectives                                                 1,340   $56,374      44.6       1,210   $56,774      45.7
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             935   $33,606      34.2         780   $37,804      35.6
Fire Fighters                                                1,650   $46,706      12.7       1,285   $50,134      12.7
Fire Inspectors                                                295   $46,677      12.9         260   $46,474      10.1
Baliffs, Correctional Officers and Jailers                   3,285   $35,236      30.9       2,820   $36,440      31.3
Detectives and Criminal Investigators                          660   $52,042      45.9         635   $52,546      46.8
Fish and Game Wardens                                           65   $34,423      31.8          60   $42,813      34.5



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

          MINNESOTA; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Parking Enforcement Workers                                     35   $11,979       0.0          25   $33,750       0.0
Police and Sheriff Patrol Officers                           6,700   $44,971      37.4       5,795   $46,093      38.0
Transit and Railroad Police                                      4   $36,250       0.0           4   $36,250       0.0
Animal Control Workers                                          35   $41,691       0.0          35   $41,750       0.0
Private Detectives and Investigators                           535   $39,750      38.8         430   $41,114      42.0
Security Guards and Gaming Surveillance Officers             7,090   $19,836      17.3       4,085   $26,240      19.4
Crossing Guards                                                 60    $4,327      11.7           4   $33,750       0.0
Lifeguards and Other Protective Service Workers                290    $6,250      31.6          65   $26,806      33.3

  FOOD PREPARATION AND SERVING RELATED OCCUPATIONS
Chefs and Head Cooks                                         2,520   $25,013       8.8       1,920   $28,402       7.4
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Food Preparation
  and Serving Workers                                        3,700   $22,518      12.4       2,580   $26,576      13.6
Cooks                                                       10,575   $15,942       4.0       5,745   $20,509       4.3
Food Preparation Workers                                     1,695   $11,643       5.3         650   $18,438       4.5
Bartenders                                                   4,090   $16,089      11.0       1,765   $21,265      11.8
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers,
  Including Fast Food                                          485   $12,895       9.3         240   $21,607       9.6
Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession and
  Coffee Shop                                                  295   $12,303       4.8         100   $16,711       0.0
Waiters and Waitresses                                       3,920   $15,463      18.3       1,215   $23,165      22.1
Food Servers, Nonrestaurant                                    340   $15,465       7.9         145   $24,938       4.8
Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender
  Helpers                                                      895   $11,020       5.6         225   $19,408       6.7
Dishwashers                                                  2,415    $8,593       4.8         665   $14,370       2.9
Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee
  Shop                                                         205    $6,908      27.1          30   $19,063       0.0
Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers,
  All Other                                                     35    $6,932       0.0          15   $14,583       0.0

  BUILDING AND GROUNDS CLEANING AND MAINTENANCE
    OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Housekeeping and
  Janitorial Workers                                         1,690   $30,387      11.1       1,330   $32,289      12.0
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Landscaping, Lawn
  Service, and Groundskeeping Workers                        2,150   $29,735      15.9       1,435   $31,817      18.6
Janitors and Building Cleaners                              28,280   $21,106       5.8      16,915   $26,756       5.6
Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners                              2,195   $15,113       6.6       1,000   $20,444       7.3
Pest Control Workers                                           305   $28,277      11.7         230   $29,857       7.5
Grounds Maintenance Workers                                  9,270   $18,202       9.7       4,230   $28,153      10.7

  PERSONAL CARE AND SERVICE OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Gaming Workers              770   $30,652      20.7         595   $31,689      19.8
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Personal Service
  Workers                                                    1,090   $30,693      27.2         795   $34,934      29.9
Animal Trainers                                                200   $21,250      20.3         145   $23,750      19.2
Nonfarm Animal Caretakers                                      345   $20,179      16.0         175   $27,250      22.4



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; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Gaming Workers                                                 855   $21,304      12.5         500   $26,136      11.6
Motion Picture Projectionists                                   60   $14,286      11.7          35   $32,813       0.0
Ushers,Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers                     215    $5,000      19.6          35   $36,719      22.9
Miscellaneous Entertainment Attendants and Related
  Workers                                                    1,070   $10,391      22.2         315   $22,375      25.9
Funeral Service Workers                                        120   $17,917      28.0          40   $35,139      61.5
Barbers                                                      1,140   $20,562       6.0         800   $23,125       6.6
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists                 640   $26,372       4.8         375   $31,536       5.3
Miscellaneous Personal Appearance Workers                      210   $19,420       0.0         115   $22,750       0.0
Baggage Porters, Bellhops, and Concierges                      840   $27,100      15.6         625   $29,914      19.0
Tour and Travel Guides                                         285    $9,432      16.6         100   $25,000      21.6
Transportation Attendants                                      595   $33,109      29.6         340   $36,178      36.1
Child Care Workers                                           1,265   $13,654      15.2         555   $21,171      19.2
Personal and Home Care Aides                                   915   $15,811      18.5         490   $21,975      19.6
Recreation and Fitness Workers                               1,495   $25,421      43.1         840   $34,150      48.9
Residential Advisors                                           220   $17,083      33.3          80   $22,243      46.8
Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other                   360   $15,969       9.5         190   $20,040       5.8

  SALES AND RELATED OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Retail Sales
  Workers                                                   29,770   $35,987      25.9      25,400   $37,763      26.1
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Non-Retail Sales
  Workers                                                   11,775   $47,919      39.6      10,350   $50,234      40.1
Cashiers                                                     6,350   $13,031      15.1       2,680   $23,529      17.3
Counter and Rental Clerks                                      665   $21,667      14.4         370   $30,221      16.3
Parts Salespersons                                           2,805   $29,134       4.2       2,290   $30,435       4.5
Retail Salespersons                                         26,170   $29,320      26.0      17,890   $35,838      28.0
Advertising Sales Agents                                     2,385   $40,583      51.1       1,755   $46,595      55.7
Insurance Sales Agents                                       6,955   $51,779      54.5       5,510   $55,457      55.6
Securities, Commodities, and Finanancial Services
  Sales Agents                                               5,360   $51,423      74.0       4,405   $56,679      74.5
Travel Agents                                                  360   $30,481      54.9         220   $34,602      52.7
Sales Representatives, Services, All Other                   9,230   $47,256      48.0       7,355   $52,050      50.3
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing          25,345   $48,955      44.2      21,795   $51,395      44.7
Models, Demonstrators, and Product Promoters                   200   $20,729      34.7          85   $54,375      57.8
Real Estate Brokers and Sales Agents                         5,625   $46,808      42.2       4,135   $51,688      44.0
Sales Engineers                                                815   $61,010      62.3         780   $60,994      64.2
Telemarketers                                                1,200   $17,130      22.8         525   $31,125      31.8
Door-To-Door Sales Workers, News and Street Vendors
  and Related Workers                                        1,540   $19,007      24.4         740   $31,535      27.1
Sales and Related Workers, All Other                         2,185   $41,108      54.4       1,575   $47,990      61.4

OFFICE AND ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Office and
Administrative Support Workers                               9,495   $40,020      34.9       8,175   $41,605      35.5
Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service             150   $31,458       9.3          95   $40,272      15.1



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; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Telephone Operators                                            215   $21,492      39.0         150   $25,573      31.5
Communication Equipment Operators, All Other                    80   $37,667      19.2          65   $37,583      22.4
Bill and Account Collectors                                  1,550   $25,324      31.1       1,055   $27,779      28.6
Billing and Posting Clerks and Machine Operators               975   $29,336      37.3         725   $32,011      40.0
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks                 3,825   $27,739      27.9       2,650   $31,356      29.3
Gaming Cage Workers                                             35   $17,250       0.0          15   $48,056       0.0
Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks                                 430   $30,085      38.4         285   $31,886      40.8
Procurement Clerks                                             285   $31,944      26.4         235   $35,239      28.3
Tellers                                                        420   $18,862      26.6         240   $21,992      20.7
Brokerage Clerks                                                45   $32,344      66.0          40   $32,500      67.5
Correspondence Clerks                                           25   $28,750      29.6          25   $28,750      29.6
Court, Municipal, and License Clerks                           280   $27,024      29.5         215   $29,000      25.9
Credit Authorizers, Checkers and Clerks                        315   $31,250      54.3         275   $33,958      52.9
Customer Service Representatives                            12,360   $28,393      33.9       8,865   $33,479      35.6
Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs                  140   $39,196      70.3         100   $40,417      70.3
File Clerks                                                    940   $19,976      28.9         505   $24,959      31.2
Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks                           410   $11,045      11.0         165   $20,286       6.6
Interviewers Except Eligibility and Loan                       780   $14,375      39.0         310   $27,400      33.7
Library Assistants, Clerical                                   235   $16,000      50.4         105   $24,034      51.4
Loan Interviewers and Clerks                                   385   $30,938      50.6         300   $32,731      50.5
New Account Clerks                                              70   $35,000      60.0          65   $43,393      64.6
Order Clerks                                                   950   $25,843      11.1         670   $28,088      12.6
Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and
  Timekeeping                                                  140   $31,198      74.8         100   $31,667      71.0
Receptionists and Information Clerks                         1,395   $18,422      31.3         695   $29,181      36.7
Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and
  Travel Clerks                                                800   $26,276      40.1         565   $28,621      42.2
Information and Record Clerks, All Other                       295   $28,843      53.6         170   $31,473      48.5
Cargo and Freight Agents                                       150   $33,889      34.5         145   $34,286      34.0
Couriers and Messengers                                      2,990   $23,956      17.0       1,825   $30,181      15.1
Dispatchers                                                  2,430   $35,756      17.2       2,025   $36,839      17.1
Meter Readers, Utilities                                       510   $36,935      14.7         400   $37,973      11.5
Postal Service Clerks                                        1,700   $40,048      16.6       1,450   $40,872      17.7
Postal Service Mail Carriers                                 4,775   $40,588      18.2       4,215   $41,008      19.1
Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and
  Processing Machine Operators                               1,380   $39,474      19.9       1,210   $40,246      17.8
Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks                  3,195   $39,347      37.1       2,675   $40,873      36.9
Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks                      8,890   $26,165       5.9       6,780   $28,509       5.8
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers                              11,775   $21,318      10.3       6,820   $28,154      10.9
Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers,
  Recordkeeping                                                625   $27,408      13.9         450   $33,800      15.3
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants                    1,965   $26,506      42.3       1,310   $30,869      42.9
Computer Operators                                           2,445   $31,897      25.9       1,880   $35,844      26.6
Data Entry Keyers                                            1,980   $20,538      28.6         930   $26,920      31.0
Word Processors and Typists                                    175   $18,333      32.2         105   $21,544      29.0
Desktop Publishers                                             245   $46,202      30.0         220   $46,094      30.0
Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks                  725   $35,000      68.9         565   $39,861      70.7



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; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except
  Postal Service                                             1,685   $19,672      12.4       1,080   $22,266       9.5
Office Clerks, General                                       3,160   $19,704      26.5       1,535   $31,739      26.2
Office Machine Operators, Except Computer                      640   $20,716      15.6         365   $23,459       8.8
Proofreaders and Copy Markers                                  110   $23,920      60.4          65   $26,923      57.8
Statistical Assistants                                         180   $23,542      33.1         120   $27,143      41.0
Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other         2,820   $31,892      45.0       1,990   $36,699      47.6

FARMING, FISHING, AND FORESTRY OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Farming, Fishing
  and Forestry Workers                                         525   $30,732      22.6         375   $32,478      28.7
Agricultural Inspectors                                        185   $38,857      29.9         155   $39,643      30.5
Animal Breeders                                                125   $26,513       7.9         105   $27,625       7.5
Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products                     225   $21,313       7.1         120   $28,194       9.2
Miscellaneous Agricultural Workers                           8,410   $18,109       5.8       4,570   $23,333       4.7
Fishers and Related Fishing Workers                            110   $13,542      20.2          40   $28,750      23.8
Hunters and Trappers                                            55   $14,500       9.3          20   $16,000       0.0
Forest and Conservation Workers                                255   $18,000      28.0         115   $35,227      39.5
Logging Workers                                              1,685   $20,999       3.4         940   $24,009       4.6

CONSTRUCTION AND EXTRACTION WORKERS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Construction
  Trades and Extraction Workers                             14,585   $43,434       8.4      10,665   $47,341       9.0
Boilermakers                                                   310   $38,719       2.3         195   $37,898       0.0
Brickmasons, Blockmasons, and Stonemasons                    3,885   $32,788       4.3       1,950   $39,307       4.4
Carpenters                                                  29,435   $28,405       6.6      18,235   $32,384       6.3
Carpet, Floor and Tile Installers and Finishers              3,490   $31,523       4.4       2,295   $37,989       4.2
Cement Masons, Concrete Finishers, and Terrazzo
  Workers                                                    1,755   $31,340       3.4         610   $40,340       4.2
Contruction Laborers                                        16,565   $26,043       4.7       8,405   $31,762       4.5
Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators             405   $34,137       6.7          40   $42,500       0.0
Pile-Driver Operators                                           40   $41,000       0.0          15   $50,139       0.0
Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment
  Operators                                                  8,375   $35,603       2.4       3,490   $38,840       2.9
Drywall Installers, Ceiling Tile Installers, and
  Tapers                                                     3,765   $30,984       4.1       2,325   $35,970       4.4
Electricians                                                12,865   $42,082       6.1      10,275   $45,293       5.6
Glaziers                                                       690   $33,267       3.8         600   $34,688       2.5
Insulation Workers                                             820   $32,054       2.0         590   $37,424       2.7
Painters, Construction and Maintenance                       7,325   $26,934      10.8       4,250   $32,211       9.3
Paperhangers                                                   140   $21,629       2.2          65   $36,477       4.5
Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters          9,280   $40,227       5.2       6,935   $42,298       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                                                      3,965   $25,172       3.8       1,750   $31,621       6.1
Sheet Metal Workers                                          3,970   $38,038       3.4       2,960   $40,597       3.7
Structural Iron and Steel Workers                            1,265   $39,044       4.7         870   $41,453       2.3
Helpers, Construction Trades                                   475   $22,175       5.5         185   $32,266       4.3
Construction and Building Inspectors                         1,085   $38,191      16.6         880   $41,424      16.2
Elevator Installers and Repairers                              515   $51,181       6.2         450   $55,169       6.7



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; MALES

                                                                               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                            270   $28,510       1.8         115   $41,016       1.7
Highway Maintenance Workers                                  3,465   $32,216       2.3       2,665   $34,522       1.7
Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment
  Operators                                                    400   $33,142       4.0         280   $35,772       5.7
Septic Tank Services and Sewer Pipe Cleaners                   230   $31,761       5.2         155   $33,854       7.6
Miscellaneous Construction and Related Workers                 425   $28,750       3.3         230   $31,409       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                              695   $32,835       3.0         480   $35,945       4.0
Explosives Workers, Ordnance handling Experts, and
  Blasters                                                     150   $36,250       5.3         115   $40,556       6.9
Mining Machine Operators                                       450   $42,462       4.5         330   $45,217       4.8
Roof Bolters, Mining                                             0         .        .            0         .        .
Roustabouts, Oil and Gas                                         0         .        .            0         .        .
Helpers - Extraction Workers                                     4   $43,750       0.0           0         .        .
Other Extraction Workers                                       250   $39,722      13.7         180   $41,914      15.1

INSTALLATION, MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Mechanics,
  Installers and Repairers                                   6,300   $43,094       9.3       5,640   $44,391       9.5
Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine
  Repairers                                                  4,430   $32,627      15.9       3,565   $36,163      12.8
Radio and Telecommunications Equipment Installers
  and Repairers                                              3,240   $41,309       8.5       2,675   $43,571       7.7
Avionics Technicians                                           160   $50,842      14.9         155   $51,060      15.7
Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related  Repairers             795   $31,766       5.6         590   $36,362       5.6
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Transportation
  Equipment                                                     70   $27,105       0.0          65   $27,422       0.0
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Industrial and
  Utility                                                      125   $50,288       8.7         105   $50,903      10.7
Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor
  Vehicles                                                     290   $38,854       0.0         260   $45,560       0.0
Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers
  and Repairers                                                870   $25,523       2.2         590   $31,080       2.9
Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers                     505   $32,071       5.4         415   $33,000       5.8
Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians                   5,200   $48,222       8.3       4,780   $49,360       8.5
Automotive Body and Related Repairers                        3,530   $29,163       2.5       2,790   $31,310       2.9
Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers                      320   $35,357       4.0         255   $36,905       5.1
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics                16,035   $28,933       3.1      12,855   $31,149       3.0
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine
  Specialists                                                6,565   $35,054       1.8       5,485   $35,994       2.0
Heavy Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Service
  Technicians and Mechanics                                  4,585   $35,685       1.8       3,665   $36,821       1.8
Small Engine Mechanics                                       1,210   $23,377       6.4         835   $26,458       6.0
Miscellaneous Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Mechanics,
  Installers, and Repairers                                  1,050   $21,575       2.3         750   $25,576       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; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Control and Valve Installers and Repairers                     380   $36,419       6.1         330   $37,885       6.9
Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration
  Mechanics and Installers                                   4,025   $35,364       3.7       3,445   $36,723       4.2
Home Appliance Repairers                                     1,065   $30,405       5.1         790   $33,375       3.4
Industrial and Refractory Machinery Mechanics                8,440   $36,359       4.9       7,180   $37,892       4.7
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General                      7,925   $31,750       5.9       6,150   $34,853       6.3
Maintenance Workers, Machinery                                 520   $36,728       8.3         420   $38,512       9.7
Millwrights                                                  2,005   $43,741       4.8       1,545   $45,694       5.1
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers               2,355   $44,931       2.9       1,950   $47,774       3.3
Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers             2,375   $35,224       4.1       1,885   $38,081       3.8
Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers                 1,340   $34,766      14.3       1,040   $37,069       9.1
Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and
  Repairers                                                  1,165   $26,786       9.8         865   $29,030      11.3
Commercial Divers                                               10   $41,875       0.0           4   $18,750       0.0
Locksmiths and Safe Repairers                                  325   $31,736       3.4         260   $33,056       3.4
Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers               245   $21,417       7.7         160   $25,590       2.5
Riggers                                                         75   $27,500       5.3          50   $35,250       8.2
Signal and Track Switch Repairers                              115   $48,000       1.7         110   $47,885       1.8
Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers         120   $17,788      11.8          65   $30,341       1.6
Other Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers          4,010   $30,756       4.8       2,990   $34,222       4.4

PRODUCTION OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Production and
  Operating Workers                                         21,315   $40,548      12.8      18,765   $41,457      12.9
Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems
  Assemblers                                                   130   $21,167       3.9         110   $22,333       4.6
Electrical, Electronics, and Electromechanical
  Assemblers                                                 3,070   $23,711       7.9       2,115   $27,027       8.1
Engine and Other Machines Assemblers                           460   $30,133       5.0         350   $31,516       6.6
Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters                       415   $28,839       5.5         320   $32,159       1.6
Miscellaneous Assemblers and Fabricators                    17,495   $23,093       5.1      11,445   $27,266       5.3
Bakers                                                       1,385   $25,846       5.6         995   $30,154       4.3
Butchers and Other Meat, Poultry, and Fish Processing
  Workers                                                    4,935   $26,639       2.7       3,785   $29,643       3.0
Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine
  Operators and Tenders                                        265   $28,654       1.5         205   $30,843       2.0
Food Batchmakers                                             1,085   $28,169       7.6         890   $29,932       8.7
Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders                      75   $19,760       2.6          50   $22,813       3.9
Computer Control Programmers and Operators                   1,130   $35,250       2.7         975   $37,000       2.2
Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                               340   $33,977       0.9         315   $35,781       0.6
Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Metal and Plastic                                             95   $30,870       0.0          95   $30,870       0.0
Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Metal and Plastic                                            195   $31,736       2.1         165   $31,835       2.4
Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters,
  Operators and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                   2,990   $26,537       1.1       2,325   $28,861       0.9



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; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                               205   $30,417       4.4         135   $32,143       5.1
Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine
  Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal
   and Plastic                                               1,475   $27,944       3.2       1,125   $29,813       2.8
Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                               185   $27,679      10.8         125   $28,750       6.5
Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                    80   $24,792       0.0          40   $23,500       0.0
Machinists                                                  14,355   $34,688       3.0      12,150   $36,246       2.8
Metal Furnace and Kiln Operators and Tenders                   465   $29,732       5.6         360   $30,323       0.0
Model Makers and Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic              280   $37,328      12.8         230   $38,966      13.9
Molders and Molding Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                 2,595   $30,930       4.0       2,055   $32,993       3.4
Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Metal and Plastic                                             65   $28,750       0.0          40   $31,250       0.0
Tool and Die Makers                                          2,835   $42,223       3.7       2,455   $43,997       2.8
Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Workers                     12,830   $30,065       2.2       9,850   $31,419       2.0
Heat Treating Equipment Equipment Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                               125   $30,238       0.0          95   $31,354       0.0
Lay-Out Workers, Metal and Plastic                              50   $33,636       4.0          35   $35,114       0.0
Plating and Coating Machine Setters, operators, and
  Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                   750   $30,664       1.7         615   $31,511       2.0
Tool Grinders, Filers and Sharpeners                           330   $32,188       3.0         260   $36,210       3.8
Metalworkers and Plastic Workers, All Others                 7,175   $28,550       4.3       5,330   $31,064       3.9
Bookbinders and Bindery Workers                              1,390   $31,580       5.4       1,155   $32,989       4.8
Job Printers                                                 2,135   $29,269       9.6       1,665   $31,594       9.7
Prepress Technicians and Workers                             1,335   $36,609       8.8       1,050   $41,024       6.4
Printing Machine Operators                                   6,315   $32,781       4.3       5,185   $35,912       4.0
Laundry and Dry Cleaning Workers                             1,270   $21,279       6.1         780   $24,500       6.3
Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials              475   $22,500       1.5         325   $24,034       0.0
Sewing Machine Operators                                       640   $21,361       4.7         390   $26,750       6.2
Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers                         230   $22,750       5.6         150   $27,361       8.7
Shoe Machine Operators and Tenders                              40   $34,671       0.0          40   $34,803       0.0
Tailors, Dressmakers, and Sewers                               195   $26,285      10.4         115   $28,802      14.5
Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and
  Tenders                                                       80   $26,023       0.0          70   $27,045       0.0
Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders                                                       35   $14,688       0.0          20   $25,893       0.0
Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters,
  Operators, and Tenders                                        50   $18,977      21.6          35   $22,614      29.7
Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine
  Setters, Operators, and Tenders                                4   $17,083       0.0           4   $36,250       0.0
Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers                            4   $24,375       0.0           4   $23,750       0.0
Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers                                 0         .        .            0         .        .
Upholsterers                                                   420   $25,446       3.6         360   $25,714       4.1
Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other           185   $21,699      20.0         125   $27,500      24.2



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; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters                           2,750   $27,250       7.6       2,105   $30,009       6.6
Furniture Finishers                                            380   $22,656      10.6         275   $26,174      12.3
Model Makers and Patternmakers, Wood                            30   $25,125      34.5          20   $26,125       9.5
Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood           985   $21,478       3.3         655   $24,611       2.1
Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Except Sawing                                                555   $22,421       5.9         380   $25,698       7.1
Woodworkers, All Other                                         960   $21,604       5.0         590   $25,633       2.0
Power Plant Operators, Distributors, and Dispatchers           675   $51,963       6.2         615   $52,052       6.9
Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators                    2,995   $39,238       6.2       2,560   $40,342       5.9
Water and Liquid Waste Treatment Plant and System
  Workers                                                    1,165   $37,270      10.6       1,070   $37,816      10.7
Miscellaneous Plant and System Operators                       645   $41,433      11.0         475   $46,116      13.5
Chemical Processing Machine Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders                                                  710   $32,063       6.9         570   $35,029       5.5
Crushing, Grinding, Polishing, Mixing, and Blending
  Workers                                                    1,870   $30,588       5.0       1,340   $31,529       5.2
Cutting Workers                                              2,030   $27,576       2.6       1,445   $30,973       2.6
Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine
  Setters, Operators, and Tenders                              745   $29,160       0.0         605   $30,706       0.0
Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and
  Tenders                                                      185   $35,972       0.0         165   $37,292       0.0
Inspectors, Testers, Sorter, Samplers, and Weighers          9,665   $32,035      14.1       7,560   $35,994      14.0
Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers                  425   $26,479      17.6         290   $30,063      13.9
Medical, Dental and Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians        1,115   $31,015      22.4         910   $34,391      20.2
Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders          2,695   $23,042       2.5       1,740   $26,166       3.3
Painting Workers                                             2,970   $27,642       4.7       2,290   $30,206       3.8
Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine
  Workers                                                      750   $24,643      25.6         515   $28,571      26.3
Semiconductor Processors                                        30   $21,250       0.0          20   $42,000       0.0
Cementing and Gluing Machine Operators and Tenders             180   $26,389       5.6         140   $28,958       7.1
Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment
  Operators and Tenders                                        165   $26,406       4.9         125   $28,177       6.4
Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders            70   $27,679       2.9          35   $28,571       5.6
Etchers and Engravers                                          250   $25,441       6.5         155   $26,650       5.1
Molders, Shapers, and Casters, except Metal and
  Plastic                                                      540   $27,544      16.4         410   $29,331      12.7
Paper Goods Machines Setters, Operators, and Tenders           935   $38,884       5.4         780   $42,803       6.0
Tire Builders                                                  120   $24,375       0.0          95   $26,146       0.0
Helpers-Production Workers                                     510   $23,143       1.6         360   $25,439       1.1
Production Workers, All Other                               17,060   $26,824       6.1      11,730   $30,637       5.9

TRANSPORTATION AND MATERIAL MOVING OCCUPATIONS
Supervisors, Transportation and Material Moving
  Workers                                                    3,365   $36,927      16.3       2,905   $38,429      17.5
Aircraft Pilots and Flight Engineers                         3,050   $68,250      77.7       1,925   $65,294      76.1
Air Traffic Controllers and Airfield Operations
  Specialists                                                  895   $73,466      42.9         820   $76,576      42.1



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; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency
  Medical Technicians                                           20   $20,682      10.0          10   $21,250       0.0
Bus Drivers                                                  7,325   $20,094      10.6       3,360   $30,415      10.4
Driver/Sales Workers and Truck Drivers                      59,180   $30,369       5.1      39,130   $34,637       4.8
Taxi Drivers and Chauffers                                   2,880   $14,244      16.6       1,255   $21,433      15.4
Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other                             290    $6,745      18.3          45   $42,083      27.9
Locomotive Engineers and Operators                             845   $53,208       5.4         720   $54,911       6.1
Railroad Brake, Signal, and Switch Operators                   295   $50,536       7.1         240   $51,410       5.9
Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters                            730   $54,213      10.0         600   $55,466      10.0
Subway, Streetcar, and Other Rail Transportation
  Workers                                                      140   $36,316      13.0         110   $37,137      16.2
Sailors and Marine Oilers                                      160   $35,395       7.4          20   $15,625       0.0
Ship and Boat Captains and Operators                           195   $38,500       7.1          90   $42,083      13.5
Ship Engineers                                                  65   $36,250      18.8          40   $38,750      14.3
Bridge and Lock Tenders                                        135   $35,885      12.8         100   $36,932      16.7
Parking Lot Attendants                                         585   $10,443       8.6         210   $23,719       3.3
Service Station Attendants                                     970   $15,117       2.7         470   $19,490       1.5
Transportation Inspectors                                      490   $44,643      12.0         400   $47,072      13.2
Other Transportation Workers                                   150   $24,063      18.8          70   $26,944      35.3
Conveyor Operators and Tenders                                 110   $26,250       0.0          70   $30,735       0.0
Crane and Tower Operators                                      985   $40,033       5.0         705   $41,409       5.0
Dredge, Excavating, and Loading Machine Operators            1,250   $31,419       1.4         520   $36,288       1.1
Hoist and Winch Operators                                       75   $31,875       3.9          45   $36,518       6.4
Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators                       8,435   $27,309       2.6       5,985   $30,857       2.8
Cleaners of  Vehicles and Equipment                          3,975   $19,979       5.0       2,270   $25,354       5.2
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Materials Movers,
  Hand                                                      26,125   $24,559       5.2      16,900   $29,581       4.9
Machine Feeders and Offbearers                                 720   $27,315       3.6         555   $32,478       4.7
Packers and Packagers, Hand                                  2,985   $17,159       5.7       1,400   $24,315       5.7
Pumping Station Operators                                       95   $38,750       7.3          80   $39,375       0.0
Refuse and Recyclable Materials Collectors                   1,400   $21,152       3.8         765   $26,503       3.4
Shuttle Car Operators                                           15    $7,500      35.7           0         .        .
Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders                               55   $31,406       3.8          35   $35,156       0.0
Material Moving Workers, All Other                             680   $28,531       2.1         415   $32,305       3.4

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