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

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


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

21 to 74 years                                           2,720,920   $24,240      25.4   1,810,050   $30,259      28.0

  MANAGEMENT OCCUPATIONS
Chief executives                                            20,365   $75,355      58.3      17,665   $79,583      59.6
General and Operations Managers                             17,935   $45,812      41.3      15,930   $48,289      42.1
Legislators                                                    345   $28,381      46.1         185   $36,458      63.6
Advertising and Promotions Managers                          1,785   $37,446      67.7       1,430   $42,500      67.7
Marketing and Sales Managers                                19,150   $46,814      57.7      15,740   $51,138      58.8
Public Relations Managers                                    1,365   $40,534      66.8       1,180   $41,840      64.7
Administrative Services Managers                             1,525   $41,229      37.0       1,255   $45,142      39.8
Computer and Information Systems Managers                    6,195   $60,882      62.0       5,415   $62,289      61.9
Financial Managers                                          16,805   $40,918      53.9      14,320   $43,652      55.1
Human Resources Managers                                     8,265   $38,044      44.6       6,775   $41,051      47.2
Industrial Production Managers                               6,425   $47,593      35.6       5,890   $49,593      35.9
Purchasing Managers                                          3,735   $45,377      48.6       3,340   $46,660      49.4
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers           5,455   $32,406      21.1       4,590   $34,864      21.1
Farm, Ranch, and Other Agricultural Managers                 5,495   $25,748      20.5       4,195   $29,069      21.5
Farmers and Ranchers                                        22,805   $12,119      16.4      15,110   $15,290      17.8
Construction Managers                                       12,405   $45,291      23.5      10,015   $50,209      25.1
Education Administrators                                    14,285   $41,894      78.8       9,785   $44,599      79.1
Engineering Managers                                         2,395   $68,720      70.4       2,075   $72,173      71.4
Food Service Managers                                       14,895   $24,193      19.3      11,005   $27,145      21.0
Funeral Directors                                            1,850   $34,461      31.9       1,475   $36,774      32.4
Gaming Managers                                                605   $34,679      24.1         450   $40,663      27.2
Lodging Managers                                             3,195   $22,629      28.2       2,165   $25,256      26.7
Medical and Health Services Managers                         8,360   $39,364      50.6       6,970   $42,111      51.2
Natural Sciences Managers                                      285   $67,132      82.5         250   $68,029      83.5
Postmasters and Mail Superintendents                         1,265   $40,488      10.5         895   $43,401      12.3
Property, Real Estate, and Community Association
  Managers                                                   6,685   $26,552      31.1       4,585   $30,351      31.5
Social and Community Service Managers                        4,670   $30,157      61.9       3,515   $32,571      63.5
Managers, All Other                                         35,845   $41,814      44.0      29,605   $46,567      44.6

  BUSINESS AND FINANCIAL OPERATIONS OCCUPATIONS
Agents and Business Managers of Artists,Performers,
  and Athletes                                                 390   $31,293      50.5         310   $31,293      57.7
Purchasing Agents and Buyers, Farm Products                    410   $27,455      27.2         295   $31,157      31.1
Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products            4,690   $25,781      29.2       3,205   $32,117      33.6
Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and
  Farm Products                                              5,325   $32,212      37.2       4,285   $34,965      38.1
Claims Adusters, Appraisers, Examiners, and
  Investigators                                              7,020   $32,201      35.7       5,820   $34,243      37.1
Compliance Officers, Except Agriculture, Construction,
  Health and Safety, and Transportation                      1,960   $34,779      45.1       1,660   $36,148      45.2
Cost Estimators                                              2,265   $40,212      28.0       1,840   $43,402      30.3



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.)

          MISSOURI; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Human Resources, Training, and Labor Relations
  Specialists                                               16,965   $32,197      44.9      13,065   $36,029      44.7
Logisticians                                                   640   $34,821      37.4         475   $37,069      33.8
Management Analysts                                          8,880   $43,485      68.3       6,140   $51,332      69.3
Meeting and Convention Planners                                535   $30,469      36.4         345   $31,964      43.2
Other Business Operations Specialists                        3,870   $29,322      32.9       3,005   $32,934      31.6
Accountants and Auditors                                    34,055   $32,997      68.7      25,745   $37,366      71.4
Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate                      2,015   $30,015      39.6       1,570   $31,661      40.0
Budget Analysts                                                680   $44,904      59.0         595   $46,667      56.9
Credit Analysts                                                590   $29,090      57.4         460   $30,683      59.3
Financial Analysts                                             615   $41,343      77.5         475   $43,125      81.2
Personal Financial Advisors                                  4,225   $41,586      70.7       3,180   $51,458      73.2
Insurance Underwriters                                       1,860   $32,333      45.2       1,660   $32,618      43.0
Financial Examiners                                            425   $48,571      92.0         395   $51,528      93.9
Loan Counselors and Officers                                 7,760   $32,500      42.4       6,370   $35,618      43.4
Tax Examiners, Collectors, and Revenue Agents                2,400   $28,057      27.1       1,640   $32,099      30.5
Tax Preparers                                                2,785   $11,449      33.8         830   $29,861      43.4
Financial Specialists, All Other                               900   $27,388      43.6         685   $31,899      43.4

  COMPUTER AND MATHEMATICAL OCCUPATIONS
Computer Scientists and System Analyts                      12,775   $45,767      55.9      10,295   $50,082      57.0
Computer Programmers                                        14,805   $47,639      61.2      12,165   $50,691      61.6
Computer Software Engineers                                  9,320   $53,755      74.1       7,875   $57,008      75.1
Computer Support Specialists                                 7,780   $34,672      37.6       5,945   $38,263      38.0
Database Administrators                                      1,415   $49,613      61.9       1,105   $57,898      61.9
Network and Computer Systems Administrators                  3,470   $44,950      42.7       3,055   $46,348      42.1
Network Systems and Data Communication Analysts              5,250   $38,971      47.0       4,185   $42,965      47.7
Actuaries                                                      465   $80,688     100.0         385   $92,639     100.0
Mathematicians                                                  10   $86,250     100.0          10   $86,250     100.0
Operations Research Analysts                                 1,455   $43,973      52.2       1,240   $45,987      55.2
Statisticians                                                  280   $37,969      80.6         195   $38,789      77.2
Miscellaneous Mathematical Science Occupations                  45   $53,393      81.4          30   $73,438      71.4

ARCHITECTURE, ENGINEERING OCCUPATIONS
Architects, Except Naval                                     3,405   $42,562      80.8       2,785   $45,745      81.6
Surveyors, Cartographers, and Photogrammetrists              1,280   $50,455      82.2       1,115   $51,250      84.5
Aerospace Engineers                                          2,800   $60,284      86.7       2,430   $60,915      88.0
Agricultural Engineers                                          50   $61,607      95.9          40   $70,227      95.2
Biomedical Engineers                                           195   $48,403      56.9         155   $52,321      58.1
Chemical Engineers                                           1,220   $56,612      88.2       1,040   $60,089      87.4
Civil Engineers                                              4,735   $50,350      80.0       3,995   $51,845      81.2
Computer Hardware Engineers                                    635   $44,688      45.7         495   $50,164      48.9
Electrical and Electronic Engineers                          4,570   $52,191      69.1       3,910   $56,121      69.9
Environmental Engineers                                        405   $52,429      96.6         350   $54,896      96.0
Industrial Engineers, Including Health and Safety            3,695   $47,588      61.7       3,280   $50,032      63.3
Marine Engineers and Naval Architects                           55   $47,375      35.2          30   $47,059      18.8



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.)

          MISSOURI; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Materials Engineers                                            610   $47,832      60.6         535   $49,688      62.5
Mechanical Engineers                                         4,090   $50,294      62.3       3,465   $51,237      63.7
Mining and Geological Engineers,Including Mining
  Safety Engineers                                              65   $45,000      68.8          50   $49,444      60.0
Nuclear Engineers                                               65   $73,393      75.4          65   $73,750      77.8
Petroleum Engineers                                             40   $56,406      61.0          40   $56,406      61.0
Engineers, All Others                                        4,390   $50,712      68.5       3,550   $52,493      68.7
Drafters                                                     4,585   $30,596      21.6       3,560   $32,408      20.3
Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters                     6,610   $32,450      14.9       5,320   $35,802      14.4
Surveying and Mapping Technicians                            1,455   $27,346       6.3       1,160   $31,695       4.8

  LIFE, PHYSICAL, AND SOCIAL SCIENCE OCCUPATIONS
Agricultural and Food Scientists                               670   $34,758      74.6         510   $40,852      80.4
Biological Scientists                                        1,820   $37,630      96.5       1,400   $41,360      96.6
Conservation Scientists and Foresters                          545   $38,596      81.1         465   $40,250      83.2
Medical Scientists                                           1,615   $33,709      98.2       1,275   $37,521      98.4
Astronomers and Physicists                                     105   $46,176      89.6          80   $47,059      89.0
Atmospheric and Space Scientists                               115   $46,944      81.0          95   $49,844      87.6
Chemists and Materials Scientists                            2,505   $43,101      88.9       2,120   $45,916      90.1
Environmental Scientists and Geoscientists                   1,075   $40,938      92.9         905   $42,216      93.4
Physical Scientists, All Other                               2,455   $30,829      98.4       1,695   $42,536      99.1
Economists                                                     285   $50,417     100.0         225   $51,181     100.0
Market/Survey Researchers                                    1,395   $40,989      70.4         975   $46,552      75.3
Psychologists                                                2,420   $39,639      97.5       1,410   $45,393      98.9
Sociologists                                                    60   $40,893     100.0          45   $45,294     100.0
Urban and Regional Planners                                    290   $41,875      95.2         225   $52,986      93.8
Miscellaneous Social Scientists and Related Workers            560   $25,125      78.5         310   $40,259      78.8
Agricultural and Food Science Technicians                      760   $23,920      20.1         565   $26,737      23.4
Biological Technicians                                         450   $25,685      46.3         320   $30,305      40.9
Chemical Technicians                                         1,965   $30,574      24.7       1,425   $32,470      21.3
Geological and Petroleum Technicians                           135   $40,125      32.3         110   $45,481      29.4
Nuclear Technicians                                             35   $61,250      65.7          20   $60,972      42.9
Other Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians         2,385   $20,346      37.8       1,240   $28,390      41.1

  COMMUNITY AND SOCIAL SERVICES OCCUPATIONS
Counselors                                                  10,280   $27,827      77.7       5,545   $29,915      78.1
Social Workers                                              15,195   $25,316      72.2      11,365   $26,432      72.4
Misc. Community and Social Service Specialists               5,530   $25,461      59.2       4,005   $27,401      63.9
Clergy                                                      10,060   $24,147      73.8       7,400   $28,683      76.3
Directors, Religious Activities and Education                1,420   $21,884      56.0         805   $28,750      63.8
Religious Workers, All Other                                 1,970   $19,277      48.4       1,025   $26,425      53.2

  LEGAL OCCUPATIONS
Lawyers                                                     13,835   $67,028      99.5      11,475   $72,707      99.9
Judges, Magistrates, and Other Judicial Workers              1,040   $75,944      79.4         805   $85,739      85.0
Paralegals and Legal Assistants                              3,970   $27,734      40.0       2,885   $31,426      38.7
Miscellaneous Legal Support Workers                          4,110   $21,851      30.4       2,620   $26,532      21.6



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.)

          MISSOURI; BOTH SEXES

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

  EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND LIBRARY OCCUPATIONS
Postsecondary Teachers                                      22,885   $33,100      90.2      14,770   $42,477      92.6
Preschool and Kindergarten Teachers                          9,430   $11,484      37.4       4,950   $16,480      38.6
Elementary and Middle School Teachers                       68,550   $28,330      92.7      51,800   $31,019      96.2
Secondary School Teachers                                   17,165   $30,475      95.0      13,585   $32,158      96.7
Special Education Teachers                                   4,020   $29,340      89.3       3,280   $31,027      92.6
Other Teachers and Instructors                               8,900   $12,279      49.4       3,215   $28,264      47.1
Archivists, Curators, and Museum Technicians                   860   $27,354      59.6         605   $30,108      60.3
Librarians                                                   4,035   $27,888      83.8       1,950   $31,451      85.5
Library Technicians                                            820   $11,161      18.1         305   $19,447      27.4
Teacher Assistants                                          12,925    $9,829      21.2       2,810   $14,393      22.9
Other Education, Training, and Library Workers                 920   $30,803      75.9         560   $36,048      76.6

  ARTS, DESIGN, ENTERTAINMENT, SPORTS, AND MEDIA
       OCCUPATIONS
Artists and Related Workers                                  4,235   $22,745      43.1       2,435   $34,148      47.9
Designers                                                   13,555   $24,776      41.6       8,915   $30,905      43.9
Actors                                                         165   $13,125      44.2          35   $38,542      33.3
Producers and Directors                                      1,630   $29,000      63.3       1,215   $33,632      66.7
Athletes, Coaches, Umpires and Related Workers               2,905   $22,705      53.0       1,255   $32,579      61.0
Dancers and Choreographers                                     430   $15,938      20.8          90   $22,000       7.8
Musicians, Singers and Related Workers                       3,050   $14,674      42.1         950   $31,007      45.1
Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related
  Workers, All Other                                           630   $14,314      17.7         250   $19,135      12.8
Announcers                                                     950   $21,333      36.4         515   $29,167      44.6
News Analysts, Reporters, and Correspondents                 1,470   $23,861      67.3         930   $30,599      71.4
Public Relations Specialists                                 2,750   $30,703      65.3       1,825   $37,259      70.3
Editors                                                      2,810   $29,461      71.4       1,800   $34,754      77.1
Technical Writers                                              915   $37,294      71.0         695   $39,754      72.0
Writers and Authors                                          2,385   $27,256      70.2       1,330   $36,047      67.8
Miscellaneous Media and Communication Workers                  690   $20,518      38.9         285   $35,625      44.2
Broadcast and Sound Engineering Technicians and
  Radio Operators                                            1,315   $30,288      23.5         890   $37,477      22.2
Photographers                                                2,550   $21,986      34.9       1,395   $29,815      43.3
Television, Video and Motion Picture Camera
  Operators and Editors                                        270   $30,602      49.1         195   $33,594      46.6
Media and Communication Equipment Workers,
  All Other                                                      0         .        .            0         .        .

  HEALTHCARE PRACTIONERS AND TECHNICAL OCCUPATIONS
Chiropractors                                                1,040   $40,392      97.6         775   $47,500      97.4
Dentists                                                     2,685   $98,345     100.0       1,535  $106,447     100.0
Dieticians and Nutritionists                                 1,805   $24,264      67.6       1,150   $30,434      65.5
Optometrists                                                   600   $70,966     100.0         435   $77,708     100.0
Pharmacists                                                  4,160   $60,233      92.2       2,910   $66,420      97.7
Physicians and Surgeons                                     13,415  $111,754      99.5      10,325  $122,864      99.7
Physician Assistants                                           880   $26,636      45.6         555   $35,552      47.4



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.)

          MISSOURI; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Podiatrists                                                    195   $45,694     100.0         120   $82,188     100.0
Registered Nurses                                           52,185   $33,384      49.2      32,990   $39,231      48.0
Audiologists                                                   165   $37,083      90.9          85   $40,500      82.6
Occupational Therapists                                      1,285   $37,238      90.4         710   $42,108      94.2
Physical Therapists                                          2,760   $40,066      88.3       1,495   $49,248      88.3
Radiation Therapists                                           205   $40,188      31.4         155   $41,750      39.1
Recreational Therapists                                        485   $27,244      84.3         320   $28,555      90.7
Respiratory Therapists                                       2,330   $30,799      28.1       1,595   $35,185      29.1
Speech-Language Pathologists                                 2,210   $32,858      99.7         900   $38,290      99.8
Therapists, All Others                                       1,390   $22,489      76.7         760   $30,641      74.3
Veterinarians                                                1,520   $46,875     100.0       1,145   $51,786     100.0
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practioners,
  All Other                                                    115   $21,484      47.8          55   $30,893      49.1
Clinical Lab Technologists and Technicians                   7,815   $25,653      48.7       5,180   $31,757      48.7
Dental Hygienists                                            1,675   $32,399      27.2         600   $41,250      34.3
Diagnostic Related Technologists and Technicians             4,405   $31,213      22.2       3,045   $36,037      21.3
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics                 3,190   $27,331      13.1       2,455   $29,794      12.2
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practioners Support
  Technicians                                                7,230   $16,941      12.2       4,330   $20,679       9.6
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses           16,160   $21,700       8.1      10,265   $24,367       7.3
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians           2,105   $18,655       8.8       1,460   $21,490       9.9
Opticians, Dispensing                                          965   $20,531       7.5         645   $21,963       6.8
Miscellaneous Health Technologists and Technicians           3,275   $19,216      18.4       2,105   $22,711      19.4
Other Healthcare Practioners and Technical
  Occupations                                                1,135   $31,599      64.2         850   $35,862      66.4

HEALTHCARE SUPPORT OCCUPATIONS
Nursing, Psychiatric, and Home Health Aides                 42,590   $13,343       4.4      21,250   $16,884       4.1
Occupational Therapist Assistants and Aides                    290   $26,850      11.7         110   $30,662      18.3
Physical Therapist Assistants and Aides                      1,235   $19,747      19.4         725   $26,226      17.2
Massage Therapists                                             875   $14,323      39.2         255   $18,214      44.5
Dental Assistants                                            4,215   $17,322       5.7       2,155   $20,860       2.5
Medical Assistants and Other Healthcare Support
 Occupations                                                12,080   $16,710      11.0       6,795   $21,012       9.9

  PROTECTIVE SERVICE OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Correctional
  Officers                                                   1,175   $29,671      29.6       1,010   $30,087      32.7
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Police and
  Detectives                                                 2,165   $42,042      39.8       1,980   $43,254      41.0
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Fire Fighting and
  Prevention Workers                                         1,055   $55,318      15.7         985   $55,557      16.9
Supervisors, Protective Service Workers, All Other           1,490   $31,942      32.3       1,280   $35,068      34.3
Fire Fighters                                                5,130   $40,476      13.1       4,555   $41,128      12.8
Fire Inspectors                                                265   $35,208      18.4         240   $40,227      17.1
Baliffs, Correctional Officers and Jailers                   6,970   $22,277       9.4       5,855   $22,725       9.7
Detectives and Criminal Investigators                        2,215   $36,625      51.2       2,015   $37,396      51.2
Fish and Game Wardens                                           70   $38,583      72.5          45   $38,846      69.6



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.)

          MISSOURI; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Parking Enforcement Workers                                     80   $19,444       0.0          50   $19,861       0.0
Police and Sheriff Patrol Officers                          11,915   $32,282      30.4      10,395   $33,295      31.0
Transit and Railroad Police                                     45   $41,042      23.4          35   $43,958      33.3
Animal Control Workers                                         325   $20,229       3.4         210   $22,054       1.9
Private Detectives and Investigators                         1,090   $30,200      39.8         775   $32,487      40.9
Security Guards and Gaming Surveillance Officers            12,935   $19,951      12.4       7,875   $22,565      14.4
Crossing Guards                                                310    $4,934      17.0          25   $18,125       0.0
Lifeguards and Other Protective Service Workers                945    $7,559      18.7         215   $23,182      25.5

  FOOD PREPARATION AND SERVING RELATED OCCUPATIONS
Chefs and Head Cooks                                         3,765   $21,277       7.5       2,480   $24,479       6.2
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Food Preparation
  and Serving Workers                                       11,740   $16,670       7.9       7,310   $21,295       8.0
Cooks                                                       34,035   $10,935       2.5      13,695   $16,139       1.9
Food Preparation Workers                                     6,845    $9,515       3.7       2,320   $15,755       5.8
Bartenders                                                   6,975   $11,876      10.4       2,740   $17,292       9.0
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers,
  Including Fast Food                                        5,020   $10,069       4.4       1,770   $15,063       4.4
Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession and
  Coffee Shop                                                1,430    $7,157       5.5         410   $15,398       1.5
Waiters and Waitresses                                      25,575   $10,183       8.8       7,745   $15,441       9.7
Food Servers, Nonrestaurant                                  3,065   $11,520       4.7       1,255   $15,944       4.3
Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender
  Helpers                                                    2,970    $7,636       4.8         675   $14,274       3.7
Dishwashers                                                  3,985    $7,675       2.5       1,125   $12,880       2.5
Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee
  Shop                                                       1,700    $7,565       8.9         400   $16,500      11.1
Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers,
  All Other                                                     70   $11,875       0.0          35   $13,304       0.0

  BUILDING AND GROUNDS CLEANING AND MAINTENANCE
    OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Housekeeping and
  Janitorial Workers                                         4,645   $21,461       8.6       3,435   $23,969       9.3
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Landscaping, Lawn
  Service, and Groundskeeping Workers                        2,525   $26,592      14.1       1,855   $27,773      16.4
Janitors and Building Cleaners                              40,760   $15,082       4.0      22,075   $20,247       3.8
Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners                             23,350   $10,162       1.8       8,720   $14,959       1.8
Pest Control Workers                                         1,190   $21,712       9.6         860   $24,628       9.9
Grounds Maintenance Workers                                 15,220   $15,886       7.6       7,440   $21,761       7.8

  PERSONAL CARE AND SERVICE OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Gaming Workers            1,205   $31,070      21.4         995   $33,878      23.9
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Personal Service
  Workers                                                    2,340   $21,916      22.7       1,645   $24,846      22.6
Animal Trainers                                                575   $13,188      22.4         390   $16,615      22.4
Nonfarm Animal Caretakers                                    2,520   $13,830      17.1       1,350   $18,771      19.5



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.)

          MISSOURI; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Gaming Workers                                               2,035   $27,757       9.8       1,480   $29,698       9.4
Motion Picture Projectionists                                  115   $17,656      32.7          60   $32,813      38.7
Ushers,Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers                     745    $9,030      15.1         205   $16,136       5.3
Miscellaneous Entertainment Attendants and Related
  Workers                                                    1,400   $10,278      11.2         410   $20,101       9.3
Funeral Service Workers                                        445   $20,647      10.4         230   $23,854       6.5
Barbers                                                      1,745   $19,161       5.0       1,080   $22,792       5.8
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists              14,995   $13,820       5.8       7,480   $17,536       6.0
Miscellaneous Personal Appearance Workers                    2,045   $13,550       9.4       1,050   $17,956       9.0
Baggage Porters, Bellhops, and Concierges                      815   $16,587      12.1         490   $21,670      10.4
Tour and Travel Guides                                         740    $7,028      30.2         140   $22,727      29.3
Transportation Attendants                                    2,075   $27,031      26.3         965   $32,676      29.4
Child Care Workers                                          29,255    $8,393      11.5      12,785   $12,933      10.2
Personal and Home Care Aides                                 5,910   $10,391       6.6       2,310   $15,021       6.2
Recreation and Fitness Workers                               4,880   $14,361      34.1       2,370   $22,007      33.7
Residential Advisors                                           630   $13,881      17.0         300   $17,523      21.6
Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other                   645   $11,941      17.1         245   $21,297      10.9

  SALES AND RELATED OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Retail Sales
  Workers                                                   59,535   $25,911      20.1      47,365   $28,605      20.7
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Non-Retail Sales
  Workers                                                   18,210   $36,783      31.2      15,250   $40,128      31.7
Cashiers                                                    41,790   $10,590       5.9      15,315   $16,628       6.8
Counter and Rental Clerks                                    2,675   $11,467      11.3       1,120   $21,419      15.8
Parts Salespersons                                           3,270   $24,426       5.3       2,625   $26,290       5.5
Retail Salespersons                                         62,320   $15,808      18.1      31,990   $25,553      20.2
Advertising Sales Agents                                     4,005   $30,100      37.7       2,860   $36,616      40.8
Insurance Sales Agents                                      12,200   $32,885      37.0       9,530   $36,998      38.9
Securities, Commodities, and Finanancial Services
  Sales Agents                                               6,990   $36,558      52.7       5,575   $40,718      55.2
Travel Agents                                                3,035   $21,845      22.6       1,960   $26,179      18.6
Sales Representatives, Services, All Other                  13,520   $34,528      39.1       9,740   $41,286      42.1
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing          30,190   $40,532      42.8      24,440   $43,924      44.2
Models, Demonstrators, and Product Promoters                 1,140    $5,931      12.7         245   $22,469      18.1
Real Estate Brokers and Sales Agents                        12,935   $25,756      30.6       8,130   $33,849      32.9
Sales Engineers                                                650   $53,365      63.1         560   $56,528      59.4
Telemarketers                                                5,380   $11,448      10.9       2,035   $20,583      12.9
Door-To-Door Sales Workers, News and Street Vendors
  and Related Workers                                        3,690   $10,775      13.6       1,290   $25,441      10.6
Sales and Related Workers, All Other                         4,815   $25,787      41.0       2,875   $37,421      51.0

OFFICE AND ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Office and
Administrative Support Workers                              34,430   $28,546      23.6      27,455   $30,891      23.6
Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service           1,730   $16,273       6.9       1,055   $20,323       3.8



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.)

          MISSOURI; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Telephone Operators                                          2,185   $24,684       5.0       1,505   $29,151       6.0
Communication Equipment Operators, All Other                   210   $25,588      32.5         170   $26,801      40.8
Bill and Account Collectors                                  5,545   $21,658      13.9       3,825   $24,201      14.8
Billing and Posting Clerks and Machine Operators             8,420   $20,700      11.2       5,845   $22,986      10.2
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks                38,195   $20,364      10.5      24,520   $23,212       8.7
Gaming Cage Workers                                            185   $19,743       1.6         140   $20,938       2.1
Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks                               4,595   $23,756      10.0       3,350   $25,970       9.3
Procurement Clerks                                             690   $27,037      24.8         580   $29,722      25.3
Tellers                                                      8,635   $15,336       7.1       5,040   $17,156       6.5
Brokerage Clerks                                               260   $28,631      26.4         190   $29,732      21.5
Correspondence Clerks                                          200   $23,696      27.2         125   $26,853      13.4
Court, Municipal, and License Clerks                         2,390   $21,192      12.6       1,850   $22,301      12.7
Credit Authorizers, Checkers and Clerks                      1,215   $20,819      19.4         825   $22,800      22.4
Customer Service Representatives                            42,290   $22,125      18.3      28,490   $26,330      19.3
Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs                  950   $34,821      42.6         835   $36,026      44.8
File Clerks                                                  6,250   $15,843      12.6       3,170   $21,120       9.9
Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks                         2,340   $11,637       8.6         930   $15,809       7.1
Interviewers Except Eligibility and Loan                     3,755   $12,382      22.0       1,475   $21,677      21.2
Library Assistants, Clerical                                 2,810   $10,534      33.2       1,030   $19,547      30.4
Loan Interviewers and Clerks                                 2,650   $25,082      22.9       2,170   $25,982      22.9
New Account Clerks                                             435   $20,668      10.8         350   $21,521      10.5
Order Clerks                                                 4,360   $18,047       9.1       2,740   $22,183       7.3
Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and
  Timekeeping                                                1,150   $23,467      15.7         840   $25,534      16.9
Receptionists and Information Clerks                        20,165   $15,100       9.0      10,410   $19,406       6.3
Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and
  Travel Clerks                                              3,145   $23,985      16.5       2,010   $30,000      14.1
Information and Record Clerks, All Other                     1,465   $18,846      19.1         900   $22,464      17.1
Cargo and Freight Agents                                       515   $31,462       0.8         380   $35,413       1.0
Couriers and Messengers                                      3,755   $18,963      12.4       2,245   $24,746      14.5
Dispatchers                                                  5,775   $24,031       9.4       4,350   $26,769       8.8
Meter Readers, Utilities                                       870   $29,746      10.8         725   $31,301      10.7
Postal Service Clerks                                        3,895   $38,299       9.9       3,020   $39,712      10.6
Postal Service Mail Carriers                                 8,515   $36,952      11.8       6,510   $38,620      13.5
Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and
  Processing Machine Operators                               2,985   $35,759      13.1       2,190   $38,113      14.0
Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks                  6,365   $29,172      24.0       5,065   $31,268      24.8
Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks                     12,565   $21,135       4.8       9,160   $23,462       4.8
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers                              24,730   $17,378       5.6      14,625   $21,937       6.0
Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers,
  Recordkeeping                                              1,730   $19,228       5.1       1,150   $23,454       4.9
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants                   84,170   $20,246      11.7      54,375   $23,495      11.0
Computer Operators                                           5,715   $26,147      17.4       4,320   $28,423      18.0
Data Entry Keyers                                           13,340   $17,921      11.0       7,930   $21,448       9.9
Word Processors and Typists                                  5,330   $16,948       7.8       3,410   $19,416       6.5
Desktop Publishers                                             225   $25,921      28.1         165   $28,295      26.7
Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks                5,185   $22,358      16.0       3,785   $25,412      16.3



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

          MISSOURI; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except
  Postal Service                                             3,600   $16,600       4.4       1,835   $21,310       3.9
Office Clerks, General                                      28,020   $17,923      12.2      16,095   $22,312       9.5
Office Machine Operators, Except Computer                    1,155   $17,223       8.8         735   $20,683       6.5
Proofreaders and Copy Markers                                  435   $12,400      22.5         170   $22,667      20.3
Statistical Assistants                                         555   $24,405      21.8         435   $26,683      19.7
Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other        10,555   $22,379      26.8       7,170   $26,663      27.4

FARMING, FISHING, AND FORESTRY OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Farming, Fishing
  and Forestry Workers                                         660   $25,434      19.2         520   $26,382      17.9
Agricultural Inspectors                                        285   $38,821      27.9         240   $40,134      33.2
Animal Breeders                                                290   $19,091       6.9         205   $20,841       6.3
Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products                     300   $21,250       5.7         210   $28,000       7.6
Miscellaneous Agricultural Workers                          10,840   $12,664       6.9       5,730   $18,213       6.8
Fishers and Related Fishing Workers                            150   $22,500      24.3          65   $21,250      47.6
Hunters and Trappers                                            30   $12,188      46.7          25   $16,000      33.3
Forest and Conservation Workers                                350   $18,913      16.1         240   $22,036      21.6
Logging Workers                                              1,985   $16,244       2.3         965   $18,774       3.3

CONSTRUCTION AND EXTRACTION WORKERS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Construction
  Trades and Extraction Workers                             19,035   $37,516       8.4      15,155   $40,863       8.2
Boilermakers                                                   470   $39,406       3.4         260   $42,115       3.4
Brickmasons, Blockmasons, and Stonemasons                    3,695   $28,048       1.9       1,800   $33,115       1.8
Carpenters                                                  32,745   $25,357       4.6      20,495   $30,082       4.5
Carpet, Floor and Tile Installers and Finishers              3,790   $26,274       2.2       2,520   $29,563       1.4
Cement Masons, Concrete Finishers, and Terrazzo
  Workers                                                    2,675   $25,226       0.8       1,285   $30,830       0.9
Contruction Laborers                                        26,120   $22,777       3.5      14,620   $27,760       3.9
Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators             335   $31,921       0.6         125   $36,643       0.0
Pile-Driver Operators                                           15   $38,333       0.0          10   $38,889       0.0
Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment
  Operators                                                  9,460   $29,688       2.7       5,785   $30,926       2.2
Drywall Installers, Ceiling Tile Installers, and
  Tapers                                                     4,050   $26,089       2.2       2,440   $32,052       1.7
Electricians                                                14,280   $39,154       5.2      11,125   $41,508       5.5
Glaziers                                                       915   $31,125       2.6         725   $33,983       3.3
Insulation Workers                                             655   $30,500       3.2         415   $38,707       1.9
Painters, Construction and Maintenance                       9,795   $22,237       6.8       5,560   $28,282       6.7
Paperhangers                                                   335   $18,359       9.5         145   $30,375       0.0
Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters         10,065   $35,899       3.7       7,705   $38,396       4.1
Plasterers and Stucco Masons                                   635   $25,429       1.6         360   $31,364       1.1
Reinforcing Iron Workers                                       145   $21,544       4.1         120   $22,390       5.0
Roofers                                                      4,505   $20,120       1.1       2,165   $26,494       1.9
Sheet Metal Workers                                          4,625   $36,377       2.0       3,470   $38,103       1.6
Structural Iron and Steel Workers                            2,615   $34,600       2.4       1,595   $37,486       1.5
Helpers, Construction Trades                                   700   $21,211       4.1         325   $31,696       2.8
Construction and Building Inspectors                         1,900   $33,114      20.0       1,445   $35,362      19.7
Elevator Installers and Repairers                              510   $53,523       1.4         435   $54,053       1.6



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.)

          MISSOURI; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Fence Erectors                                                 560   $19,205       2.3         330   $23,525       3.9
Hazardous Materials Removal Workers                            365   $34,267       6.3         215   $40,404       3.7
Highway Maintenance Workers                                  3,110   $24,444       1.5       2,425   $25,230       1.0
Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment
  Operators                                                    410   $33,657       0.0         305   $34,977       0.0
Septic Tank Services and Sewer Pipe Cleaners                   140   $22,500       0.0         100   $27,250       0.0
Miscellaneous Construction and Related Workers                 870   $23,000       1.7         460   $26,042       3.3
Derrick, Rotary Drill, and Service Unit Operators,
  Oil, Gas, and Mining                                          10   $45,000       0.0           4   $43,750       0.0
Earth Drillers Except Oil and Gas                              785   $30,303       0.6         550   $31,119       0.9
Explosives Workers, Ordnance handling Experts, and
  Blasters                                                     315   $29,087       3.5         215   $32,250       5.1
Mining Machine Operators                                       520   $36,075       1.7         460   $37,150       2.0
Roof Bolters, Mining                                            10   $31,528       0.0           4   $36,250       0.0
Roustabouts, Oil and Gas                                         0         .        .            0         .        .
Helpers - Extraction Workers                                     0         .        .            0         .        .
Other Extraction Workers                                       275   $28,671       6.5         245   $28,770       7.4

INSTALLATION, MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Mechanics,
  Installers and Repairers                                   8,090   $40,241      11.3       6,945   $41,481      12.1
Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine
  Repairers                                                  4,940   $30,492      19.2       3,830   $33,347      19.7
Radio and Telecommunications Equipment Installers
  and Repairers                                              4,610   $39,522       9.0       3,810   $41,430       9.2
Avionics Technicians                                           315   $40,000       8.9         230   $40,426       9.6
Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related  Repairers             725   $25,898       4.3         585   $29,052       3.6
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Transportation
  Equipment                                                    110   $24,861       0.0          85   $27,857       0.0
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Industrial and
  Utility                                                      360   $46,544      14.4         340   $47,917      12.3
Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor
  Vehicles                                                     825   $68,750       3.3         710   $71,694       3.8
Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers
  and Repairers                                              1,025   $23,950       6.4         680   $28,175       5.4
Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers                     855   $28,517       5.3         695   $30,625       6.5
Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians                   3,980   $41,680       4.3       3,280   $43,692       4.2
Automotive Body and Related Repairers                        4,485   $26,794       2.7       3,405   $30,275       2.1
Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers                      345   $28,429       4.0         290   $29,194       4.8
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics                22,235   $25,684       2.6      17,415   $27,984       2.7
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine
  Specialists                                                7,730   $30,166       1.5       6,405   $31,218       1.5
Heavy Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Service
  Technicians and Mechanics                                  4,300   $32,093       1.9       3,575   $33,888       1.5
Small Engine Mechanics                                       1,300   $21,395       5.1         920   $25,294       4.1
Miscellaneous Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Mechanics,
  Installers, and Repairers                                  1,400   $16,556       3.0         930   $20,288       1.6



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.)

          MISSOURI; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Control and Valve Installers and Repairers                     400   $38,406       5.2         320   $40,508       6.6
Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration
  Mechanics and Installers                                   5,890   $28,743       3.0       4,625   $30,995       3.1
Home Appliance Repairers                                     1,065   $24,632       4.4         795   $28,043       4.2
Industrial and Refractory Machinery Mechanics               11,050   $33,263       4.3       9,535   $35,399       4.4
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General                      9,320   $26,670       4.0       6,930   $30,631       3.9
Maintenance Workers, Machinery                                 700   $30,920       5.3         540   $33,207       4.6
Millwrights                                                  1,490   $41,559       2.5       1,060   $45,656       2.6
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers               2,935   $42,142       3.0       2,525   $44,164       3.4
Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers             3,500   $32,258       6.5       2,760   $36,976       6.2
Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers                 1,360   $30,715      17.2         885   $33,082      12.6
Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and
  Repairers                                                  1,270   $23,993       6.6         925   $26,498       4.7
Commercial Divers                                               25   $30,227       8.3           4   $38,750     100.0
Locksmiths and Safe Repairers                                  525   $25,288       9.0         380   $27,226       9.2
Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers               540   $22,234       3.7         345   $25,600       5.8
Riggers                                                         60   $25,278       0.0          55   $24,219       0.0
Signal and Track Switch Repairers                              170   $44,811       2.3         165   $45,000       2.4
Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers         130   $20,417      13.1          85   $21,583      10.7
Other Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers          4,730   $25,853       6.0       3,400   $29,581       4.5

PRODUCTION OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Production and
  Operating Workers                                         29,190   $32,362      12.3      24,395   $34,656      12.8
Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems
  Assemblers                                                   165   $42,232       0.0         145   $42,269       0.0
Electrical, Electronics, and Electromechanical
  Assemblers                                                 6,765   $20,314       2.1       4,820   $22,059       2.1
Engine and Other Machines Assemblers                           845   $21,559       0.5         590   $23,359       0.7
Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters                       675   $31,612       5.0         490   $35,000       4.9
Miscellaneous Assemblers and Fabricators                    38,990   $21,755       3.4      25,525   $26,625       3.4
Bakers                                                       2,810   $15,514       4.8       1,650   $21,104       6.5
Butchers and Other Meat, Poultry, and Fish Processing
  Workers                                                    6,650   $20,619       2.9       4,850   $23,921       3.1
Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine
  Operators and Tenders                                        230   $26,576       1.3         190   $27,165       1.6
Food Batchmakers                                             1,985   $20,815       5.5       1,405   $22,680       3.9
Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders                     330   $17,846      10.6         185   $21,615      10.7
Computer Control Programmers and Operators                     755   $29,792       8.5         680   $30,500       8.4
Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                               475   $25,625       8.9         390   $28,032      10.7
Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Metal and Plastic                                            200   $28,571       2.0         165   $30,524       2.5
Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Metal and Plastic                                            295   $28,750       0.0         225   $29,583       0.0
Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters,
  Operators and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                   3,100   $21,886       1.4       2,245   $24,083       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.)

          MISSOURI; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                               305   $21,129       0.0         215   $25,556       0.0
Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine
  Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal
   and Plastic                                               1,855   $22,730       1.9       1,225   $26,596       0.9
Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                               480   $24,516       0.0         390   $26,302       0.0
Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                    85   $14,330       0.0          50   $19,038       0.0
Machinists                                                  11,875   $30,774       2.3       9,880   $32,018       2.4
Metal Furnace and Kiln Operators and Tenders                   755   $25,931       4.8         575   $28,836       4.5
Model Makers and Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic              260   $28,214       9.6         200   $29,405      12.4
Molders and Molding Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                 2,290   $24,082       2.3       1,690   $26,828       2.3
Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Metal and Plastic                                            165   $27,417       0.0         165   $27,417       0.0
Tool and Die Makers                                          2,750   $41,059       2.9       2,335   $42,256       3.2
Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Workers                     15,260   $25,317       2.2      11,465   $27,040       2.2
Heat Treating Equipment Equipment Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                               190   $30,284       3.7         160   $31,420       4.4
Lay-Out Workers, Metal and Plastic                              95   $20,673      17.2          80   $21,731      19.5
Plating and Coating Machine Setters, operators, and
  Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                   475   $29,327       1.9         370   $31,310       1.9
Tool Grinders, Filers and Sharpeners                           200   $27,500       3.5         175   $28,542       4.0
Metalworkers and Plastic Workers, All Others                13,040   $23,115       1.9      10,000   $25,552       1.9
Bookbinders and Bindery Workers                              1,750   $23,183       2.1       1,315   $25,060       1.8
Job Printers                                                 2,135   $24,961       5.9       1,660   $26,897       5.3
Prepress Technicians and Workers                             2,100   $26,623      10.8       1,565   $33,298      11.4
Printing Machine Operators                                   5,950   $29,747       4.6       4,865   $31,265       4.3
Laundry and Dry Cleaning Workers                             4,990   $12,104       1.5       2,455   $16,023       2.2
Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials            1,800   $13,676       1.1         915   $19,296       1.6
Sewing Machine Operators                                     9,335   $12,980       1.5       5,085   $15,944       1.3
Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers                         465   $16,505       1.7         325   $18,315       2.5
Shoe Machine Operators and Tenders                             635   $15,650       0.0         395   $17,459       0.0
Tailors, Dressmakers, and Sewers                             1,685   $11,803      12.5         765   $19,254      11.5
Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and
  Tenders                                                       65   $26,477      12.7          30   $33,125       0.0
Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders                                                      265   $17,545       0.0         190   $20,082       0.0
Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters,
  Operators, and Tenders                                        60   $20,179      31.1          35   $60,263      55.9
Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine
  Setters, Operators, and Tenders                               45   $21,500       0.0          40   $21,417       0.0
Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers                            0         .        .            0         .        .
Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers                                75   $29,444      44.6          60   $40,833      40.3
Upholsterers                                                 1,420   $18,892       3.7         965   $22,267       2.8
Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other           310   $18,042       0.6         190   $23,333       1.0



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.)

          MISSOURI; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters                           1,900   $20,995       6.5       1,460   $24,255       6.2
Furniture Finishers                                            560   $16,578      14.3         300   $24,875      14.4
Model Makers and Patternmakers, Wood                            15   $30,625       0.0          15   $30,625       0.0
Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood         2,220   $16,088       0.4       1,450   $18,335       0.6
Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Except Sawing                                                855   $20,104       0.7         625   $21,593       1.0
Woodworkers, All Other                                         855   $14,231       7.0         480   $21,197       8.1
Power Plant Operators, Distributors, and Dispatchers           870   $48,075      10.6         785   $49,575      11.7
Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators                    1,910   $35,741      11.2       1,590   $37,315      12.4
Water and Liquid Waste Treatment Plant and System
  Workers                                                    1,510   $29,178       6.9       1,305   $30,547       6.1
Miscellaneous Plant and System Operators                       545   $37,740      14.0         425   $40,638      14.6
Chemical Processing Machine Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders                                                1,575   $36,895       9.7       1,320   $39,871       8.6
Crushing, Grinding, Polishing, Mixing, and Blending
  Workers                                                    2,480   $26,221       2.7       1,975   $28,630       2.8
Cutting Workers                                              2,570   $19,637       1.1       1,780   $21,878       1.4
Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine
  Setters, Operators, and Tenders                            1,025   $26,286       2.1         850   $27,219       2.6
Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and
  Tenders                                                      660   $23,886       2.9         530   $25,938       3.6
Inspectors, Testers, Sorter, Samplers, and Weighers         18,110   $24,614       9.9      12,885   $27,987      10.0
Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers                  585   $17,399      13.4         395   $24,851       9.6
Medical, Dental and Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians        2,160   $22,936       6.8       1,550   $25,941       6.6
Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders          8,955   $19,111       3.2       5,710   $22,541       3.3
Painting Workers                                             3,920   $25,490       2.9       2,775   $29,575       3.3
Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine
  Workers                                                    1,490   $16,239       9.0         925   $20,647      10.8
Semiconductor Processors                                        65   $24,500       9.4          45   $24,125      13.3
Cementing and Gluing Machine Operators and Tenders             505   $20,417       3.6         275   $22,708       0.7
Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment
  Operators and Tenders                                        125   $18,688       0.0         100   $21,094       0.0
Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders           130   $30,357       6.2          65   $31,696      11.9
Etchers and Engravers                                          460   $22,378      10.4         295   $26,518      14.5
Molders, Shapers, and Casters, except Metal and
  Plastic                                                      630   $25,054      12.0         485   $27,972       8.6
Paper Goods Machines Setters, Operators, and Tenders           850   $19,469       4.9         480   $27,500       7.5
Tire Builders                                                  200   $24,773       0.0         165   $26,211       0.0
Helpers-Production Workers                                     515   $19,659       3.5         250   $30,321       0.0
Production Workers, All Other                               34,255   $21,389       3.9      23,825   $25,228       4.1

TRANSPORTATION AND MATERIAL MOVING OCCUPATIONS
Supervisors, Transportation and Material Moving
  Workers                                                    5,120   $31,117      14.9       4,090   $32,845      14.4
Aircraft Pilots and Flight Engineers                         2,140   $55,270      71.7       1,490   $60,115      71.4
Air Traffic Controllers and Airfield Operations
  Specialists                                                  550   $50,966      26.9         505   $53,065      27.4



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.)

          MISSOURI; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency
  Medical Technicians                                           50   $19,732       0.0          30   $23,750       0.0
Bus Drivers                                                 11,805   $12,834       5.2       3,355   $22,832       5.4
Driver/Sales Workers and Truck Drivers                      80,920   $27,472       3.7      55,995   $31,280       3.7
Taxi Drivers and Chauffers                                   3,455   $13,670       8.3       1,520   $19,427       4.9
Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other                             555   $13,480       3.1         305   $21,205       2.3
Locomotive Engineers and Operators                           1,540   $55,161       6.2       1,250   $56,978       6.4
Railroad Brake, Signal, and Switch Operators                   510   $44,583       7.8         395   $50,348      10.1
Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters                          1,380   $52,357       8.9       1,045   $55,198      10.8
Subway, Streetcar, and Other Rail Transportation
  Workers                                                      265   $34,274       3.0         185   $36,667       0.0
Sailors and Marine Oilers                                      385   $21,484       5.5         200   $25,174       0.0
Ship and Boat Captains and Operators                           660   $44,886       6.8         300   $50,469       9.7
Ship Engineers                                                  60   $50,417       0.0          35   $38,375       0.0
Bridge and Lock Tenders                                         55   $42,344       0.0          50   $41,719       0.0
Parking Lot Attendants                                         845   $11,426       9.5         265   $19,622       9.1
Service Station Attendants                                   2,280   $11,551       4.5       1,015   $16,936       3.8
Transportation Inspectors                                    1,105   $36,982      10.0         895   $38,622       9.6
Other Transportation Workers                                   325   $27,596       4.6         230   $31,053       2.6
Conveyor Operators and Tenders                                 200   $23,359       0.0         135   $25,476       0.0
Crane and Tower Operators                                    1,255   $36,491       3.3       1,020   $37,462       3.8
Dredge, Excavating, and Loading Machine Operators            1,745   $28,866       1.9       1,200   $31,427       0.8
Hoist and Winch Operators                                       95   $29,674       7.4          75   $29,511       9.6
Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators                      11,945   $23,480       1.7       8,715   $25,781       1.8
Cleaners of  Vehicles and Equipment                          6,080   $16,094       2.0       3,265   $20,763       1.7
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Materials Movers,
  Hand                                                      41,215   $19,762       3.8      25,025   $24,539       3.9
Machine Feeders and Offbearers                               1,050   $17,629       4.0         590   $24,907       1.2
Packers and Packagers, Hand                                  8,245   $14,755       1.8       4,270   $19,445       2.1
Pumping Station Operators                                      140   $42,500      13.4         105   $42,679      18.1
Refuse and Recyclable Materials Collectors                   1,420   $18,587       3.0         900   $23,103       3.9
Shuttle Car Operators                                           25   $15,208       0.0          10   $17,292       0.0
Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders                               80   $19,659       0.0          50   $23,750       0.0
Material Moving Workers, All Other                           1,445   $25,091       2.7         930   $30,147       1.9


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