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TABLE 2. Earnings by Detailed Occupation: 1999: Mississippi: 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                                           1,234,630   $21,340      20.1     788,815   $26,730      23.0

  MANAGEMENT OCCUPATIONS
Chief executives                                             6,640   $61,875      53.8       5,650   $67,443      55.8
General and Operations Managers                              6,940   $45,409      36.4       6,005   $48,136      38.6
Legislators                                                    265   $22,326      53.2         140   $26,875      56.4
Advertising and Promotions Managers                            340   $35,556      67.9         280   $40,811      61.1
Marketing and Sales Managers                                 5,090   $37,471      45.6       4,190   $41,864      47.9
Public Relations Managers                                      395   $39,625      69.8         330   $42,344      67.2
Administrative Services Managers                               425   $40,960      29.9         360   $42,455      34.9
Computer and Information Systems Managers                    1,185   $50,997      59.1       1,040   $53,036      56.5
Financial Managers                                           6,685   $35,806      43.2       5,555   $38,464      44.7
Human Resources Managers                                     4,390   $34,096      36.7       3,335   $39,167      42.0
Industrial Production Managers                               2,970   $46,388      32.1       2,500   $49,514      33.7
Purchasing Managers                                          1,295   $40,907      40.0       1,155   $41,855      40.3
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers           2,125   $32,533      18.6       1,785   $33,278      19.6
Farm, Ranch, and Other Agricultural Managers                 3,335   $29,981      21.6       2,345   $36,163      23.2
Farmers and Ranchers                                         5,865   $21,344      21.0       3,735   $27,579      23.9
Construction Managers                                        5,300   $40,822      19.8       4,070   $45,280      23.1
Education Administrators                                     6,860   $40,514      75.4       4,670   $44,116      78.0
Engineering Managers                                           930   $66,062      58.7         795   $66,575      64.7
Food Service Managers                                        5,420   $22,098      12.8       3,915   $25,978      13.9
Funeral Directors                                              735   $28,306      24.0         540   $32,917      24.4
Gaming Managers                                                755   $36,478      22.5         655   $37,110      20.5
Lodging Managers                                               965   $22,163      27.8         665   $25,129      30.2
Medical and Health Services Managers                         3,930   $36,470      47.3       3,265   $40,785      50.0
Natural Sciences Managers                                      165   $49,107      56.9         145   $48,571      56.9
Postmasters and Mail Superintendents                           545   $40,759      19.4         395   $45,094      23.4
Property, Real Estate, and Community Association
  Managers                                                   2,880   $22,853      32.3       1,985   $26,939      30.6
Social and Community Service Managers                        1,555   $30,144      59.9       1,025   $33,240      66.5
Managers, All Other                                         12,940   $37,488      33.9      10,510   $40,970      35.8

  BUSINESS AND FINANCIAL OPERATIONS OCCUPATIONS
Agents and Business Managers of Artists,Performers,
  and Athletes                                                  85   $12,266      27.7          40   $33,676      17.5
Purchasing Agents and Buyers, Farm Products                    190   $32,196      40.3         135   $38,482      33.6
Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products            1,425   $23,646      28.3         850   $31,544      31.2
Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and
  Farm Products                                              1,965   $30,019      29.2       1,675   $31,038      30.8
Claims Adusters, Appraisers, Examiners, and
  Investigators                                              1,945   $30,804      46.0       1,545   $33,105      49.3
Compliance Officers, Except Agriculture, Construction,
  Health and Safety, and Transportation                        745   $30,485      42.9         600   $32,041      41.0
Cost Estimators                                                695   $40,639      20.2         570   $41,611      17.4



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.)

          MISSISSIPPI; 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                                                4,980   $28,493      34.7       3,725   $31,542      35.5
Logisticians                                                   300   $38,160      26.8         270   $38,346      27.6
Management Analysts                                          1,955   $34,514      58.0       1,210   $50,470      59.9
Meeting and Convention Planners                                 25   $14,750      66.7          20   $21,667     100.0
Other Business Operations Specialists                        1,785   $24,774      25.0       1,305   $27,883      23.7
Accountants and Auditors                                    12,095   $30,074      66.5       9,060   $33,547      70.0
Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate                      1,060   $28,850      39.3         830   $31,404      40.8
Budget Analysts                                                305   $35,231      35.8         285   $35,231      37.1
Credit Analysts                                                120   $27,159      52.9         115   $27,462      49.6
Financial Analysts                                              85   $60,893      47.0          40   $42,222      50.0
Personal Financial Advisors                                    925   $38,952      65.9         720   $47,750      60.7
Insurance Underwriters                                         420   $32,917      58.6         340   $35,552      62.8
Financial Examiners                                             70   $60,455      72.1          60   $60,966      83.1
Loan Counselors and Officers                                 3,205   $30,675      42.5       2,660   $32,489      45.2
Tax Examiners, Collectors, and Revenue Agents                1,035   $25,518      40.5         730   $30,655      45.8
Tax Preparers                                                  915    $9,004      33.8         245   $26,510      35.2
Financial Specialists, All Other                               440   $28,125      25.6         270   $31,402      36.2

  COMPUTER AND MATHEMATICAL OCCUPATIONS
Computer Scientists and System Analyts                       2,355   $39,842      50.0       1,830   $42,272      50.6
Computer Programmers                                         2,850   $41,806      56.4       2,395   $44,641      56.6
Computer Software Engineers                                  1,160   $46,494      54.9         980   $47,196      55.8
Computer Support Specialists                                 1,410   $30,222      28.9       1,085   $32,086      33.8
Database Administrators                                        190   $38,875      73.8         160   $40,129      77.0
Network and Computer Systems Administrators                    905   $36,196      32.2         690   $41,371      31.0
Network Systems and Data Communication Analysts              1,045   $33,315      35.6         780   $38,777      38.8
Actuaries                                                       45  $115,625     100.0          45  $115,625     100.0
Mathematicians                                                  10   $31,250     100.0           0         .        .
Operations Research Analysts                                   410   $38,555      63.7         355   $38,945      65.4
Statisticians                                                  145   $38,438      59.6         105   $39,297      62.3
Miscellaneous Mathematical Science Occupations                   4   $41,250     100.0           4   $41,250     100.0

ARCHITECTURE, ENGINEERING OCCUPATIONS
Architects, Except Naval                                       700   $39,609      74.0         505   $46,094      84.2
Surveyors, Cartographers, and Photogrammetrists                210   $27,500      47.1         170   $27,721      43.6
Aerospace Engineers                                            205   $43,393      66.5         160   $47,500      62.3
Agricultural Engineers                                          50   $47,404     100.0          50   $47,404     100.0
Biomedical Engineers                                            65   $46,583      46.2          65   $46,583      46.2
Chemical Engineers                                             405   $60,083      81.5         335   $62,292      82.7
Civil Engineers                                              1,875   $50,853      72.4       1,500   $51,353      75.4
Computer Hardware Engineers                                    270   $33,214      34.0         185   $43,958      36.6
Electrical and Electronic Engineers                          1,500   $50,296      69.9       1,205   $51,317      71.6
Environmental Engineers                                        175   $41,594      92.0         145   $42,125      90.3
Industrial Engineers, Including Health and Safety            1,435   $40,184      46.0       1,255   $41,605      46.8
Marine Engineers and Naval Architects                          445   $52,647      37.8         380   $53,313      39.6



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.)

          MISSISSIPPI; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Materials Engineers                                            280   $38,021      43.4         215   $41,648      44.7
Mechanical Engineers                                         1,040   $44,510      59.0         815   $48,472      63.6
Mining and Geological Engineers,Including Mining
  Safety Engineers                                              55   $49,500       3.6          25   $37,115       7.7
Nuclear Engineers                                               20   $72,159     100.0          20   $72,159     100.0
Petroleum Engineers                                            245   $63,523      60.0         130   $71,630      84.4
Engineers, All Others                                        1,635   $50,625      63.3       1,370   $52,343      65.5
Drafters                                                     1,910   $30,101      11.2       1,590   $31,527      11.1
Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters                     3,820   $33,002      12.5       3,100   $34,851      12.3
Surveying and Mapping Technicians                            1,140   $22,002       1.6         815   $26,587       2.1

  LIFE, PHYSICAL, AND SOCIAL SCIENCE OCCUPATIONS
Agricultural and Food Scientists                               355   $36,000      76.3         230   $48,750      84.5
Biological Scientists                                          685   $40,106      81.0         505   $44,250      86.9
Conservation Scientists and Foresters                          875   $40,820      74.1         790   $42,029      73.0
Medical Scientists                                             155   $28,594     100.0          95   $36,250     100.0
Astronomers and Physicists                                     120   $50,192      92.4          70   $52,308      90.0
Atmospheric and Space Scientists                               150   $39,375      72.5          95   $44,688      67.0
Chemists and Materials Scientists                              565   $40,671      94.3         440   $44,625      96.8
Environmental Scientists and Geoscientists                     910   $50,104      92.5         760   $50,757      91.1
Physical Scientists, All Other                                 655   $29,913      88.9         460   $40,536      94.3
Economists                                                     100   $60,500     100.0          95   $60,938     100.0
Market/Survey Researchers                                      260   $40,347      52.1         215   $42,750      54.0
Psychologists                                                  750   $37,615      95.9         460   $40,417      95.7
Sociologists                                                     0         .        .            0         .        .
Urban and Regional Planners                                     75   $45,625      89.6          70   $46,667      88.9
Miscellaneous Social Scientists and Related Workers            140   $20,000      86.4         100   $23,707      87.0
Agricultural and Food Science Technicians                      330   $24,781      28.9         245   $29,583      29.5
Biological Technicians                                         140   $24,830      88.5          75   $31,406      89.3
Chemical Technicians                                           785   $32,625      17.2         580   $35,037      18.4
Geological and Petroleum Technicians                           165   $36,438      40.7         140   $36,313      30.9
Nuclear Technicians                                             15   $86,806      33.3           4   $88,500      83.3
Other Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians         1,050   $14,608      30.5         510   $26,054      35.2

  COMMUNITY AND SOCIAL SERVICES OCCUPATIONS
Counselors                                                   4,335   $26,457      81.0       2,445   $28,220      80.2
Social Workers                                               4,375   $24,569      71.8       2,995   $26,012      71.3
Misc. Community and Social Service Specialists               1,590   $20,295      43.6         960   $24,975      49.6
Clergy                                                       5,940   $26,060      66.2       4,495   $30,119      68.8
Directors, Religious Activities and Education                  585   $20,741      49.8         315   $29,018      61.8
Religious Workers, All Other                                   940   $17,054      48.4         455   $24,006      52.5

  LEGAL OCCUPATIONS
Lawyers                                                      5,430   $63,690      99.7       4,320   $71,628      99.7
Judges, Magistrates, and Other Judicial Workers                505   $46,500      66.0         395   $51,477      68.9
Paralegals and Legal Assistants                              2,170   $26,506      38.4       1,500   $29,364      36.9
Miscellaneous Legal Support Workers                          1,345   $24,776      42.2         810   $31,328      35.7



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.)

          MISSISSIPPI; 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                                      10,400   $35,920      87.0       7,375   $41,628      89.3
Preschool and Kindergarten Teachers                          4,795   $10,439      27.7       2,650   $13,426      26.7
Elementary and Middle School Teachers                       34,600   $26,938      90.0      27,150   $28,784      93.4
Secondary School Teachers                                    7,195   $28,898      91.0       5,865   $30,449      93.0
Special Education Teachers                                   1,280   $28,162      95.8       1,010   $30,101      97.2
Other Teachers and Instructors                               3,765   $14,902      40.7       1,470   $29,893      42.2
Archivists, Curators, and Museum Technicians                   210   $28,358      70.8         180   $29,118      75.3
Librarians                                                   1,670   $28,887      89.7         775   $30,166      91.2
Library Technicians                                            320    $8,946       6.5         110   $17,552      19.3
Teacher Assistants                                          11,600    $9,269       9.6       3,240   $10,543       8.1
Other Education, Training, and Library Workers                 445   $30,344      81.0         260   $33,241      83.7

  ARTS, DESIGN, ENTERTAINMENT, SPORTS, AND MEDIA
       OCCUPATIONS
Artists and Related Workers                                    810   $17,174      39.5         405   $26,071      39.1
Designers                                                    4,085   $18,473      30.0       2,400   $29,773      32.0
Actors                                                          35    $6,691      51.4          10   $14,167     100.0
Producers and Directors                                        585   $31,900      49.7         460   $35,000      47.8
Athletes, Coaches, Umpires and Related Workers               1,410   $23,634      58.1         645   $31,684      75.8
Dancers and Choreographers                                      60   $17,500      20.0          20   $35,208      54.5
Musicians, Singers and Related Workers                       1,300   $12,619      40.8         420   $28,372      55.3
Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related
  Workers, All Other                                           155   $15,625      29.5          30   $43,333      50.0
Announcers                                                     515   $18,325      26.3         265   $21,676      28.1
News Analysts, Reporters, and Correspondents                   445   $28,317      78.0         340   $30,430      87.0
Public Relations Specialists                                   915   $28,221      63.6         605   $34,460      67.9
Editors                                                        750   $28,421      67.6         540   $32,778      74.4
Technical Writers                                              140   $32,292      61.9         110   $32,857      70.9
Writers and Authors                                            430   $20,104      55.9         170   $29,094      65.5
Miscellaneous Media and Communication Workers                   70   $23,250      35.7          55   $24,125      34.5
Broadcast and Sound Engineering Technicians and
  Radio Operators                                              410   $16,667      16.7         185   $29,028      23.8
Photographers                                                  780   $21,549      34.8         430   $27,581      38.6
Television, Video and Motion Picture Camera
  Operators and Editors                                        105   $20,139      34.3          60   $29,886      42.6
Media and Communication Equipment Workers,
  All Other                                                      0         .        .            0         .        .

  HEALTHCARE PRACTIONERS AND TECHNICAL OCCUPATIONS
Chiropractors                                                  135   $45,469     100.0          85   $76,786     100.0
Dentists                                                     1,175   $92,083      99.1         750  $103,264      98.5
Dieticians and Nutritionists                                 1,045   $22,865      54.6         660   $30,462      57.4
Optometrists                                                   200   $69,306     100.0         130   $82,500     100.0
Pharmacists                                                  2,150   $60,420      96.6       1,660   $62,284      97.2
Physicians and Surgeons                                      4,795  $131,360      99.3       3,770  $152,589      99.2
Physician Assistants                                           240   $24,535      27.3         140   $24,435      32.4



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.)

          MISSISSIPPI; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Podiatrists                                                     25   $68,750     100.0          25   $68,750     100.0
Registered Nurses                                           24,825   $35,921      41.7      16,970   $39,034      42.0
Audiologists                                                   110   $31,625     100.0          80   $32,917     100.0
Occupational Therapists                                        380   $45,588      94.0         180   $50,588     100.0
Physical Therapists                                          1,040   $49,583      84.8         725   $54,527      80.9
Radiation Therapists                                            75   $41,375      23.3          60   $24,375      29.3
Recreational Therapists                                        125   $24,940      96.8         100   $27,321     100.0
Respiratory Therapists                                       1,205   $33,239      17.6         845   $35,991      19.6
Speech-Language Pathologists                                   980   $31,163      97.4         425   $36,329      98.8
Therapists, All Others                                         570   $30,042      78.4         395   $35,875      86.9
Veterinarians                                                  480   $61,058     100.0         425   $65,833     100.0
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practioners,
  All Other                                                      0         .        .            0         .        .
Clinical Lab Technologists and Technicians                   3,065   $30,535      50.6       2,215   $32,405      49.6
Dental Hygienists                                              860   $29,767      44.3         265   $35,260      46.0
Diagnostic Related Technologists and Technicians             2,555   $31,312      11.8       1,780   $33,622      12.6
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics                 1,665   $25,716       8.7       1,245   $28,104       7.1
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practioners Support
  Technicians                                                2,980   $15,213      12.6       1,720   $18,721      10.4
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses            9,515   $21,332       6.6       5,810   $24,204       5.5
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians           1,235   $17,213      13.8         840   $18,857      12.3
Opticians, Dispensing                                          510   $19,891      12.4         315   $23,405      10.4
Miscellaneous Health Technologists and Technicians             740   $23,430      19.8         495   $26,782      21.0
Other Healthcare Practioners and Technical
  Occupations                                                  535   $25,583      47.1         385   $29,038      44.8

HEALTHCARE SUPPORT OCCUPATIONS
Nursing, Psychiatric, and Home Health Aides                 17,625   $12,635       3.3       8,890   $15,655       4.0
Occupational Therapist Assistants and Aides                     15   $17,500       0.0          15   $17,188       0.0
Physical Therapist Assistants and Aides                        385   $18,958       5.5         275   $26,250       5.1
Massage Therapists                                             220   $15,859      26.5         110   $17,500      13.0
Dental Assistants                                            1,905   $16,809       6.5         955   $19,435       6.0
Medical Assistants and Other Healthcare Support
 Occupations                                                 3,620   $15,715       9.6       2,235   $19,067       7.0

  PROTECTIVE SERVICE OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Correctional
  Officers                                                     655   $24,557      22.1         470   $25,921      24.1
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Police and
  Detectives                                                   890   $32,412      14.9         705   $35,783      14.2
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Fire Fighting and
  Prevention Workers                                           620   $35,417       5.7         545   $35,925       6.4
Supervisors, Protective Service Workers, All Other             765   $25,380      17.0         590   $26,370      20.8
Fire Fighters                                                2,720   $27,774       5.6       2,215   $27,965       4.7
Fire Inspectors                                                155   $23,214       5.1         115   $26,208       6.8
Baliffs, Correctional Officers and Jailers                   4,635   $19,780      10.7       3,215   $21,092      11.2
Detectives and Criminal Investigators                        1,070   $30,998      43.8         910   $31,192      40.5
Fish and Game Wardens                                           85   $27,750      31.0          75   $29,000      35.1



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.)

          MISSISSIPPI; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Parking Enforcement Workers                                      4   $16,250     100.0           4   $16,250     100.0
Police and Sheriff Patrol Officers                           5,755   $25,859      17.6       4,685   $26,387      17.4
Transit and Railroad Police                                      0         .        .            0         .        .
Animal Control Workers                                         135   $19,857       0.0         110   $22,188       0.0
Private Detectives and Investigators                           365   $28,953      29.6         260   $32,273      31.5
Security Guards and Gaming Surveillance Officers             8,200   $16,147       9.5       4,575   $19,912      10.4
Crossing Guards                                                355    $5,139       3.7          65   $18,289      10.9
Lifeguards and Other Protective Service Workers                490    $7,813      17.1         150   $32,167      48.0

  FOOD PREPARATION AND SERVING RELATED OCCUPATIONS
Chefs and Head Cooks                                         1,040   $15,703       8.2         560   $20,646       8.4
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Food Preparation
  and Serving Workers                                        5,350   $15,712       7.5       3,010   $21,073       9.5
Cooks                                                       20,315    $9,469       1.6       7,750   $13,373       2.2
Food Preparation Workers                                     2,625    $7,463       2.0         885   $13,191       3.3
Bartenders                                                   2,120   $12,875       5.8       1,000   $18,036       5.1
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers,
  Including Fast Food                                        1,880   $10,575       0.9         720   $15,447       2.2
Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession and
  Coffee Shop                                                  590    $5,316       4.6          70   $20,000       2.9
Waiters and Waitresses                                      10,315    $9,407       6.6       3,495   $13,649       6.0
Food Servers, Nonrestaurant                                  1,660   $11,117       3.9         720   $14,940       3.7
Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender
  Helpers                                                    2,220    $8,685       1.4         730   $13,864       1.5
Dishwashers                                                  1,240    $8,147       1.9         370   $14,158       0.0
Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee
  Shop                                                       1,010    $9,412       9.2         375   $15,882       5.9
Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers,
  All Other                                                     35    $8,056       0.0          10   $25,357       0.0

  BUILDING AND GROUNDS CLEANING AND MAINTENANCE
    OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Housekeeping and
  Janitorial Workers                                         1,800   $19,832       6.1       1,205   $22,972       5.1
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Landscaping, Lawn
  Service, and Groundskeeping Workers                        1,075   $23,670      18.7         840   $24,734      20.2
Janitors and Building Cleaners                              16,815   $12,988       2.4       9,080   $17,996       2.4
Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners                             13,810    $9,070       1.1       5,110   $13,168       1.3
Pest Control Workers                                           880   $23,627      10.1         660   $24,904      12.4
Grounds Maintenance Workers                                  7,090   $13,158       6.0       3,615   $17,206       5.7

  PERSONAL CARE AND SERVICE OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Gaming Workers            2,825   $27,470      11.9       2,145   $30,207      12.8
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Personal Service
  Workers                                                      710   $19,601      13.6         560   $22,015      12.1
Animal Trainers                                                100   $14,432       5.0          55   $28,077       9.3
Nonfarm Animal Caretakers                                      585   $11,585       2.2         290   $16,806       3.1



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.)

          MISSISSIPPI; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Gaming Workers                                               5,615   $27,508       9.4       3,695   $30,255       9.7
Motion Picture Projectionists                                   40    $9,706       0.0          20   $13,269       0.0
Ushers,Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers                     150    $4,183       8.1          30   $10,688       0.0
Miscellaneous Entertainment Attendants and Related
  Workers                                                      690   $13,350      19.4         290   $21,298      18.0
Funeral Service Workers                                        125   $31,250      17.5          85   $34,609      18.4
Barbers                                                      1,040   $16,018       5.8         570   $19,059       5.4
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists               6,205   $12,701       4.8       3,095   $16,735       5.7
Miscellaneous Personal Appearance Workers                      595   $13,108       7.4         255   $20,060       7.8
Baggage Porters, Bellhops, and Concierges                      315   $14,744       3.5         180   $19,191       6.2
Tour and Travel Guides                                         200    $6,667      36.9          65   $16,912      28.8
Transportation Attendants                                      280   $20,435      36.9          75   $26,000      44.6
Child Care Workers                                           8,920    $7,742       8.9       3,440   $12,277       7.9
Personal and Home Care Aides                                 2,425   $10,272       4.4       1,010   $14,294       4.8
Recreation and Fitness Workers                               1,900   $16,587      25.3       1,070   $23,207      25.1
Residential Advisors                                           610    $9,441      16.3         195   $18,512      25.6
Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other                   225   $12,955       9.3         100   $20,000       8.0

  SALES AND RELATED OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Retail Sales
  Workers                                                   29,320   $23,778      18.7      22,310   $27,095      19.7
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Non-Retail Sales
  Workers                                                    7,700   $32,449      26.9       6,335   $34,810      28.0
Cashiers                                                    28,375    $9,720       4.6      10,320   $14,682       4.6
Counter and Rental Clerks                                      935   $11,051       7.5         355   $16,233       9.6
Parts Salespersons                                           1,735   $21,424       4.5       1,310   $23,556       6.0
Retail Salespersons                                         27,655   $13,647      15.7      13,585   $22,279      16.7
Advertising Sales Agents                                     1,575   $28,686      44.5       1,135   $31,446      44.9
Insurance Sales Agents                                       5,535   $35,126      42.8       4,195   $38,075      43.7
Securities, Commodities, and Finanancial Services
  Sales Agents                                               1,460   $32,667      46.9       1,085   $37,591      49.0
Travel Agents                                                  415   $20,477      32.0         270   $21,813      36.3
Sales Representatives, Services, All Other                   3,660   $30,251      27.3       2,585   $35,801      27.2
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing          10,915   $34,671      31.2       9,085   $36,744      31.8
Models, Demonstrators, and Product Promoters                   280    $5,179       7.2          60   $13,636       0.0
Real Estate Brokers and Sales Agents                         3,435   $26,500      38.6       2,060   $35,362      41.0
Sales Engineers                                                115   $65,288      64.3         100   $66,731      67.0
Telemarketers                                                  545    $7,407       8.5         175   $23,214       6.3
Door-To-Door Sales Workers, News and Street Vendors
  and Related Workers                                        1,480   $10,469      11.4         525   $21,574      15.3
Sales and Related Workers, All Other                         1,325   $17,299      30.6         685   $29,219      32.5

OFFICE AND ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Office and
Administrative Support Workers                              14,455   $25,850      21.8      11,265   $27,471      21.3
Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service           1,100   $13,769       6.9         650   $17,202       6.3



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.)

          MISSISSIPPI; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Telephone Operators                                            580   $17,345       7.1         360   $22,447       5.3
Communication Equipment Operators, All Other                    85   $20,924       0.0          85   $21,087       0.0
Bill and Account Collectors                                  1,700   $17,083      10.1       1,025   $20,885      10.9
Billing and Posting Clerks and Machine Operators             2,770   $19,012      12.5       1,845   $20,896      12.5
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks                16,190   $19,307      12.8      10,740   $21,874      10.7
Gaming Cage Workers                                            585   $14,953       6.8         325   $18,040       5.2
Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks                               2,435   $21,038      16.2       1,730   $22,863      14.3
Procurement Clerks                                             405   $25,238      20.5         305   $27,500      15.0
Tellers                                                      4,650   $15,562      11.9       2,655   $17,465       8.8
Brokerage Clerks                                                40   $21,898       0.0          30   $22,500       0.0
Correspondence Clerks                                           10    $4,028      81.8           4   $11,250       0.0
Court, Municipal, and License Clerks                           800   $20,403      16.0         600   $21,261      15.6
Credit Authorizers, Checkers and Clerks                        480   $20,598      13.1         390   $23,257      16.2
Customer Service Representatives                            10,870   $19,888      12.7       7,420   $23,224      12.9
Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs                1,125   $22,671      40.7       1,010   $23,043      41.3
File Clerks                                                  2,340   $14,517      13.2       1,105   $20,224      12.8
Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks                         1,220   $12,289      11.7         615   $16,631       8.6
Interviewers Except Eligibility and Loan                     1,955   $13,445      18.9         830   $19,500      16.4
Library Assistants, Clerical                                 1,035   $10,428      18.6         355   $15,000      15.8
Loan Interviewers and Clerks                                   960   $21,472      13.9         815   $22,572      12.9
New Account Clerks                                             135   $19,000      17.9          85   $21,563      17.9
Order Clerks                                                 1,470   $17,196       4.2         950   $21,331       5.6
Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and
  Timekeeping                                                  690   $22,137      12.0         510   $25,050      10.4
Receptionists and Information Clerks                         7,280   $13,590       9.9       3,515   $17,823       7.1
Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and
  Travel Clerks                                                660   $18,289      14.4         425   $21,463      16.3
Information and Record Clerks, All Other                       715   $16,624      13.5         365   $21,304      14.6
Cargo and Freight Agents                                        60   $26,250      16.1          50   $25,268      19.6
Couriers and Messengers                                      1,390   $14,860      11.4         665   $19,745       8.7
Dispatchers                                                  2,615   $20,543       8.9       1,920   $22,405       6.0
Meter Readers, Utilities                                       715   $20,625       2.6         545   $21,807       2.9
Postal Service Clerks                                        1,225   $37,542      25.5         895   $39,328      28.8
Postal Service Mail Carriers                                 2,985   $32,986      12.7       1,995   $38,501      14.6
Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and
  Processing Machine Operators                                 630   $37,795      28.3         445   $39,955      30.0
Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks                  2,500   $29,935      17.8       1,975   $31,963      16.8
Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks                      7,140   $19,567       3.8       5,105   $21,708       3.7
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers                              12,910   $15,042       4.4       6,930   $19,270       4.7
Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers,
  Recordkeeping                                              1,630   $15,856       3.4         985   $20,875       2.8
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants                   34,915   $18,083      13.1      22,330   $21,307      12.8
Computer Operators                                           2,330   $21,405      18.5       1,680   $24,342      18.0
Data Entry Keyers                                            3,810   $17,631      10.0       2,300   $20,676       9.2
Word Processors and Typists                                  1,170   $15,568      11.2         665   $20,797      11.6
Desktop Publishers                                              10   $37,708      45.5           4   $23,750     100.0
Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks                2,110   $20,659      14.6       1,545   $22,391      14.9



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.)

          MISSISSIPPI; 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                                               795   $16,086       8.6         425   $21,278       3.1
Office Clerks, General                                      10,620   $15,901      12.8       6,125   $19,818      12.6
Office Machine Operators, Except Computer                      445   $16,493       9.5         280   $17,819       9.6
Proofreaders and Copy Markers                                   65   $20,208      32.3          45   $21,667      13.6
Statistical Assistants                                         100   $18,967      12.1          70   $25,147       0.0
Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other         3,955   $20,926      26.0       2,520   $24,994      25.5

FARMING, FISHING, AND FORESTRY OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Farming, Fishing
  and Forestry Workers                                       1,245   $25,250      16.3         830   $30,556      18.6
Agricultural Inspectors                                        280   $29,605      23.0         205   $31,321      11.2
Animal Breeders                                                 90   $14,545      10.0          60   $23,281      14.8
Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products                     445   $14,359       3.8         175   $21,397       9.7
Miscellaneous Agricultural Workers                           7,230   $12,399       3.4       3,280   $16,764       4.5
Fishers and Related Fishing Workers                            955   $16,064       3.3         335   $20,772       0.0
Hunters and Trappers                                            20   $23,056      27.8          10   $23,750       0.0
Forest and Conservation Workers                                310   $17,381       7.1         175   $21,343       6.8
Logging Workers                                              4,720   $19,688       2.8       2,615   $21,653       2.2

CONSTRUCTION AND EXTRACTION WORKERS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Construction
  Trades and Extraction Workers                             11,865   $34,503       7.5       8,615   $36,099       8.2
Boilermakers                                                   465   $32,216       2.2         150   $38,900       6.8
Brickmasons, Blockmasons, and Stonemasons                    2,590   $18,291       3.6       1,150   $21,985       1.7
Carpenters                                                  14,535   $19,482       3.7       8,245   $23,419       3.3
Carpet, Floor and Tile Installers and Finishers              1,845   $18,750       2.9       1,055   $22,807       2.6
Cement Masons, Concrete Finishers, and Terrazzo
  Workers                                                      950   $18,634       0.0         435   $20,954       0.0
Contruction Laborers                                        10,870   $17,488       2.8       5,765   $22,159       2.3
Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators             190   $25,795       0.0         115   $27,216       0.0
Pile-Driver Operators                                           15    $4,250       0.0           4   $28,750       0.0
Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment
  Operators                                                  4,660   $21,885       1.5       3,065   $25,103       2.1
Drywall Installers, Ceiling Tile Installers, and
  Tapers                                                     1,990   $19,402       1.1         920   $21,907       0.7
Electricians                                                 8,160   $30,839       4.0       6,025   $32,141       4.5
Glaziers                                                       380   $26,731       1.6         305   $27,188       2.0
Insulation Workers                                             710   $24,489       4.1         520   $26,809       5.6
Painters, Construction and Maintenance                       5,720   $17,456       3.1       2,865   $22,294       2.0
Paperhangers                                                   170   $14,875       5.8          60   $23,750       0.0
Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters          6,320   $25,177       2.6       4,280   $28,123       3.0
Plasterers and Stucco Masons                                   255   $18,684       0.0         175   $19,934       0.0
Reinforcing Iron Workers                                        95   $21,818       0.0          35   $25,729       0.0
Roofers                                                      2,060   $16,430       0.7         955   $21,157       1.0
Sheet Metal Workers                                          1,670   $26,603       3.6       1,220   $27,965       3.7
Structural Iron and Steel Workers                              860   $25,461       2.1         570   $26,889       3.2
Helpers, Construction Trades                                   790   $14,750       4.7         315   $19,539       4.7
Construction and Building Inspectors                           750   $26,263      15.7         530   $28,049      11.1
Elevator Installers and Repairers                               75   $34,306       0.0          70   $34,444       0.0



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

          MISSISSIPPI; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Fence Erectors                                                 260   $18,472       6.2         170   $19,722       0.0
Hazardous Materials Removal Workers                            110   $30,625      10.1          65   $32,330      17.5
Highway Maintenance Workers                                  1,540   $16,999       1.0       1,150   $17,745       1.3
Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment
  Operators                                                    145   $31,250       4.8         100   $35,885       7.1
Septic Tank Services and Sewer Pipe Cleaners                    45   $15,417       0.0          15   $27,361       0.0
Miscellaneous Construction and Related Workers                 355   $21,667       2.0         240   $26,154       2.9
Derrick, Rotary Drill, and Service Unit Operators,
  Oil, Gas, and Mining                                         965   $36,912       0.4         330   $41,458       0.0
Earth Drillers Except Oil and Gas                              395   $24,464       2.0         245   $24,286       0.0
Explosives Workers, Ordnance handling Experts, and
  Blasters                                                      20   $16,923       0.0          20   $16,923       0.0
Mining Machine Operators                                       460   $39,100      10.3         245   $36,667      13.5
Roof Bolters, Mining                                             0         .        .            0         .        .
Roustabouts, Oil and Gas                                        55   $10,781       0.0          25   $11,667       0.0
Helpers - Extraction Workers                                   300   $31,618       0.0         105   $21,667       0.0
Other Extraction Workers                                       405   $25,601       0.0         170   $26,034       0.0

INSTALLATION, MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Mechanics,
  Installers and Repairers                                   4,740   $36,968       7.6       3,990   $38,727       7.8
Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine
  Repairers                                                  1,820   $27,132      19.8       1,320   $31,915      19.7
Radio and Telecommunications Equipment Installers
  and Repairers                                              1,895   $36,024       6.1       1,550   $37,619       5.7
Avionics Technicians                                           140   $38,958      24.1         120   $38,750       9.3
Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related  Repairers             360   $25,784       0.0         275   $26,593       0.0
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Transportation
  Equipment                                                     60   $20,417      23.7          35   $18,529       0.0
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Industrial and
  Utility                                                      245   $40,870       8.2         190   $41,033      10.5
Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor
  Vehicles                                                     220   $19,152      11.3         145   $20,938      16.6
Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers
  and Repairers                                                625   $22,331       7.1         460   $24,699       2.8
Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers                     350   $25,069       6.6         240   $28,409       7.1
Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians                   1,455   $35,591       6.3       1,155   $37,109       5.9
Automotive Body and Related Repairers                        1,810   $21,623       0.9       1,285   $24,241       0.3
Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers                      240   $26,250       0.0         190   $30,042       0.0
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics                11,310   $22,176       1.9       8,035   $25,888       1.7
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine
  Specialists                                                3,380   $28,319       2.1       2,760   $30,387       2.2
Heavy Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Service
  Technicians and Mechanics                                  2,150   $29,760       1.3       1,680   $30,831       1.5
Small Engine Mechanics                                         745   $19,188       2.7         470   $22,991       4.3
Miscellaneous Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Mechanics,
  Installers, and Repairers                                    615   $17,123       1.1         440   $18,558       0.0



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

          MISSISSIPPI; 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                     270   $29,138      11.9         225   $29,267      14.1
Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration
  Mechanics and Installers                                   3,000   $25,403       3.8       2,275   $27,028       2.8
Home Appliance Repairers                                       570   $24,508      11.2         430   $26,351      11.1
Industrial and Refractory Machinery Mechanics                6,175   $31,485       2.6       5,000   $32,738       3.1
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General                      5,260   $24,984       3.9       3,825   $27,564       4.1
Maintenance Workers, Machinery                                 355   $26,613       5.1         265   $30,987       0.0
Millwrights                                                  1,045   $35,762       1.4         655   $35,929       2.3
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers               1,755   $34,770       2.6       1,430   $36,988       3.1
Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers             1,420   $27,739       5.4       1,020   $31,820       6.7
Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers                   545   $33,090       8.3         420   $36,875      10.7
Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and
  Repairers                                                    870   $24,629       8.2         655   $25,374       7.5
Commercial Divers                                               40   $21,827       0.0          10   $21,250       0.0
Locksmiths and Safe Repairers                                  245   $26,333      19.3         185   $26,125      18.0
Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers               400   $21,688       2.0         235   $25,433       0.0
Riggers                                                        265   $28,125       0.8         135   $29,306       0.0
Signal and Track Switch Repairers                               65   $37,500       0.0          60   $37,917       0.0
Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers         100   $13,438       8.1          55   $20,962       0.0
Other Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers          2,240   $21,786       3.9       1,475   $27,182       3.9

PRODUCTION OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Production and
  Operating Workers                                         19,285   $30,881       8.2      15,480   $31,939       8.4
Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems
  Assemblers                                                    95   $35,481       1.1          75   $37,404       1.3
Electrical, Electronics, and Electromechanical
  Assemblers                                                 4,570   $17,747       2.1       2,830   $21,257       2.5
Engine and Other Machines Assemblers                           290   $23,977       0.7         205   $25,927       1.0
Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters                       280   $23,250       0.0         195   $28,309       0.0
Miscellaneous Assemblers and Fabricators                    17,285   $16,977       2.3      10,570   $20,374       2.4
Bakers                                                         655   $13,725       0.9         365   $17,325       0.3
Butchers and Other Meat, Poultry, and Fish Processing
  Workers                                                    6,675   $13,559       0.9       3,415   $17,042       0.9
Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine
  Operators and Tenders                                         70   $16,250       0.0          25   $32,083       0.0
Food Batchmakers                                               545   $14,669       0.9         315   $18,372       0.0
Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders                      60   $17,614       0.0          15   $18,068       0.0
Computer Control Programmers and Operators                     180   $29,231       3.9         125   $29,375       5.6
Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                               185   $23,512       0.0         130   $28,553       0.0
Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Metal and Plastic                                            160   $27,765       5.6         120   $27,500       0.0
Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Metal and Plastic                                            150   $28,667       0.0          90   $36,354       0.0
Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters,
  Operators and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                   1,725   $21,761       1.7       1,385   $23,253       2.2



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.)

          MISSISSIPPI; 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                               145   $19,702       0.0          95   $25,850       0.0
Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine
  Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal
   and Plastic                                                 430   $16,818       2.3         260   $23,235       0.0
Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                               110   $25,294       0.0          90   $26,818       0.0
Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                    20   $20,469       0.0          10   $21,719       0.0
Machinists                                                   3,340   $28,056       2.6       2,590   $30,523       2.7
Metal Furnace and Kiln Operators and Tenders                   375   $20,977       2.1         240   $20,795       3.4
Model Makers and Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic               50   $25,583       0.0          40   $26,250       0.0
Molders and Molding Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                   725   $19,799       3.7         520   $22,301       5.2
Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Metal and Plastic                                            160   $22,000       0.0         110   $23,438       0.0
Tool and Die Makers                                            860   $32,412       2.2         725   $35,233       2.6
Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Workers                     11,780   $26,370       1.1       7,955   $27,945       1.2
Heat Treating Equipment Equipment Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                65   $14,464       0.0          30   $30,268       0.0
Lay-Out Workers, Metal and Plastic                           1,140   $26,810       0.6         795   $28,400       0.0
Plating and Coating Machine Setters, operators, and
  Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                   130   $35,234      14.7          80   $36,094       0.0
Tool Grinders, Filers and Sharpeners                           195   $26,771       0.0         135   $27,188       0.0
Metalworkers and Plastic Workers, All Others                 7,860   $22,597       1.7       5,605   $25,420       1.9
Bookbinders and Bindery Workers                                225   $15,189       8.5         125   $20,909      15.1
Job Printers                                                   650   $23,326       6.2         440   $25,600       8.4
Prepress Technicians and Workers                               575   $18,906      10.9         325   $24,896      10.2
Printing Machine Operators                                   1,290   $24,153       5.3         950   $26,389       7.1
Laundry and Dry Cleaning Workers                             2,050   $11,668       2.4       1,075   $13,967       2.1
Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials            1,665   $12,033       0.9         885   $14,869       1.5
Sewing Machine Operators                                    14,150   $13,681       0.6       7,880   $16,906       0.6
Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers                          80    $7,321       0.0          45   $13,393       0.0
Shoe Machine Operators and Tenders                              55   $21,094       0.0          45   $22,917       0.0
Tailors, Dressmakers, and Sewers                               895   $13,848       8.5         445   $18,065       9.7
Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and
  Tenders                                                       75   $11,250       0.0          50   $12,000       0.0
Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders                                                      610   $23,093       2.0         465   $26,098       0.0
Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters,
  Operators, and Tenders                                       380   $17,765       0.0         240   $20,564       0.0
Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine
  Setters, Operators, and Tenders                              190   $21,250       0.0         125   $22,716       0.0
Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers                            4   $46,250       0.0           4   $46,250       0.0
Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers                                15   $23,750       0.0          15   $23,958       0.0
Upholsterers                                                 3,945   $23,418       1.0       2,920   $25,428       1.3
Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other           560   $15,110       1.4         375   $17,547       2.1



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.)

          MISSISSIPPI; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters                             895   $20,914       1.6         690   $22,489       1.7
Furniture Finishers                                            215   $22,625       3.7         150   $26,071       5.3
Model Makers and Patternmakers, Wood                            35   $21,750       0.0          15   $17,125       0.0
Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood         2,655   $18,792       0.4       1,705   $21,377       0.0
Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Except Sawing                                                925   $17,241       1.9         615   $19,773       2.4
Woodworkers, All Other                                         335   $18,080       2.7         205   $18,616       0.0
Power Plant Operators, Distributors, and Dispatchers           650   $51,213       9.1         550   $52,043       8.5
Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators                      725   $32,338       6.9         585   $35,104       6.7
Water and Liquid Waste Treatment Plant and System
  Workers                                                      500   $25,205       0.8         385   $25,871       1.0
Miscellaneous Plant and System Operators                       465   $38,244       8.4         375   $41,597      10.5
Chemical Processing Machine Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders                                                  535   $34,926       8.3         290   $40,811       5.6
Crushing, Grinding, Polishing, Mixing, and Blending
  Workers                                                    1,290   $20,120       3.9         945   $23,630       4.6
Cutting Workers                                              2,210   $17,571       2.2       1,370   $20,674       3.5
Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine
  Setters, Operators, and Tenders                              550   $20,175       0.5         390   $22,025       0.0
Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and
  Tenders                                                      385   $26,645       6.8         295   $27,951       6.4
Inspectors, Testers, Sorter, Samplers, and Weighers         11,590   $21,393       6.6       7,820   $25,239       6.5
Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers                  215   $21,944       4.2         170   $30,278       5.4
Medical, Dental and Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians          510   $20,268       5.3         320   $22,371       5.6
Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders          4,790   $14,515       2.3       2,680   $16,966       2.4
Painting Workers                                             2,075   $21,408       3.5       1,360   $24,599       2.2
Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine
  Workers                                                      490   $16,425       2.9         285   $19,531       0.0
Semiconductor Processors                                         0         .        .            0         .        .
Cementing and Gluing Machine Operators and Tenders             830   $15,412       1.4         525   $18,375       0.0
Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment
  Operators and Tenders                                         90   $18,214       0.0          50   $26,111       0.0
Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders           170   $15,924       0.0         120   $15,761       0.0
Etchers and Engravers                                           70   $17,143      12.9          50   $21,250       0.0
Molders, Shapers, and Casters, except Metal and
  Plastic                                                      355   $22,128       7.3         230   $24,522       8.3
Paper Goods Machines Setters, Operators, and Tenders           675   $21,913       5.6         425   $28,542       7.8
Tire Builders                                                  700   $41,346       0.3         600   $42,021       0.3
Helpers-Production Workers                                     650   $19,087       1.2         295   $28,421       0.7
Production Workers, All Other                               22,055   $19,248       2.4      14,045   $22,585       2.7

TRANSPORTATION AND MATERIAL MOVING OCCUPATIONS
Supervisors, Transportation and Material Moving
  Workers                                                    2,350   $31,217      10.0       1,840   $34,015      11.4
Aircraft Pilots and Flight Engineers                         1,190   $51,326      52.6         880   $55,556      54.2
Air Traffic Controllers and Airfield Operations
  Specialists                                                  295   $56,420      22.6         235   $66,250      26.8



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.)

          MISSISSIPPI; 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                                          110   $21,394       6.4          75   $21,637       9.1
Bus Drivers                                                  4,540    $9,514       4.2       1,130   $19,949       3.5
Driver/Sales Workers and Truck Drivers                      44,205   $25,625       2.3      30,340   $28,453       2.3
Taxi Drivers and Chauffers                                     710   $15,827       4.1         360   $17,813       0.6
Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other                             110   $22,969       3.6          50   $27,083       0.0
Locomotive Engineers and Operators                             570   $55,690       9.3         455   $60,546      11.6
Railroad Brake, Signal, and Switch Operators                    95   $42,457       0.0          80   $42,414       0.0
Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters                            460   $52,193       6.1         400   $54,444       5.5
Subway, Streetcar, and Other Rail Transportation
  Workers                                                       85   $40,385       9.5          70   $41,827      11.6
Sailors and Marine Oilers                                      660   $25,347       5.0         280   $25,405       5.4
Ship and Boat Captains and Operators                         1,140   $41,810       7.0         465   $46,736       8.2
Ship Engineers                                                  85   $36,607      24.1          45   $35,536      46.7
Bridge and Lock Tenders                                        160   $38,448       0.0         150   $38,922       0.0
Parking Lot Attendants                                         315   $12,025       2.5         170   $13,500       0.0
Service Station Attendants                                     995   $11,676       4.5         490   $16,518       5.1
Transportation Inspectors                                      170   $35,250      18.8         140   $36,750      23.0
Other Transportation Workers                                   110   $30,438       6.5          75   $30,652       9.2
Conveyor Operators and Tenders                                 115   $15,848       0.0          60   $17,708       0.0
Crane and Tower Operators                                    1,520   $35,330       2.6         940   $35,225       3.1
Dredge, Excavating, and Loading Machine Operators              625   $22,008       3.7         355   $24,696       0.0
Hoist and Winch Operators                                      335   $35,078       0.0          90   $26,875       0.0
Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators                       8,455   $20,092       1.8       5,540   $22,712       2.2
Cleaners of  Vehicles and Equipment                          2,620   $13,171       2.7       1,340   $17,443       2.9
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Materials Movers,
  Hand                                                      18,920   $16,413       3.1      10,200   $21,096       3.3
Machine Feeders and Offbearers                                 980   $16,019       0.2         655   $20,396       0.3
Packers and Packagers, Hand                                  3,765   $11,744       3.0       1,795   $16,701       2.2
Pumping Station Operators                                      165   $35,250       3.6          80   $37,760       7.4
Refuse and Recyclable Materials Collectors                     750   $15,181       0.0         475   $19,258       0.0
Shuttle Car Operators                                           10   $11,500       0.0           4   $16,250       0.0
Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders                               90   $25,739      11.2          45   $26,080      21.3
Material Moving Workers, All Other                           1,105   $25,197       4.7         775   $28,217       5.7

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