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

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


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

21 to 74 years                                             598,505   $16,582      21.0     342,775   $22,103      24.8

  MANAGEMENT OCCUPATIONS
Chief executives                                             1,250   $41,750      45.6         995   $43,426      46.3
General and Operations Managers                              1,585   $31,141      32.8       1,250   $34,113      35.2
Legislators                                                    105   $20,625      42.5          45   $22,098      40.4
Advertising and Promotions Managers                            225   $30,938      67.1         180   $33,365      59.1
Marketing and Sales Managers                                 2,305   $28,411      42.8       1,695   $31,270      45.0
Public Relations Managers                                      205   $36,458      63.4         160   $38,618      60.2
Administrative Services Managers                               165   $42,422      41.8         150   $43,839      46.3
Computer and Information Systems Managers                      270   $38,182      55.9         210   $38,359      47.9
Financial Managers                                           3,885   $29,771      30.7       3,150   $31,178      31.9
Human Resources Managers                                     2,500   $29,510      31.5       1,785   $33,369      36.9
Industrial Production Managers                                 205   $36,250      29.1         155   $41,016      33.5
Purchasing Managers                                            495   $32,610      37.6         410   $33,897      34.7
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers             425   $25,203       9.4         320   $26,058       6.9
Farm, Ranch, and Other Agricultural Managers                   230   $11,848      17.0         120   $21,696      14.3
Farmers and Ranchers                                           920   $11,827      13.3         425   $25,982      12.7
Construction Managers                                          335   $29,306      19.4         265   $31,875      17.8
Education Administrators                                     3,755   $30,950      66.5       2,315   $36,053      68.9
Engineering Managers                                            10   $81,250     100.0          10   $81,250     100.0
Food Service Managers                                        2,965   $17,220       9.6       1,895   $21,943      11.7
Funeral Directors                                              110   $24,943      26.1          75   $26,827      24.7
Gaming Managers                                                335   $30,365      15.4         300   $31,023      16.7
Lodging Managers                                               515   $18,686      22.6         365   $22,411      25.5
Medical and Health Services Managers                         2,555   $31,409      41.2       2,025   $34,616      42.3
Natural Sciences Managers                                       45   $41,012      22.2          45   $41,012      22.2
Postmasters and Mail Superintendents                           335   $28,523       7.8         195   $39,375       6.7
Property, Real Estate, and Community Association
  Managers                                                   1,785   $19,228      23.0       1,220   $21,462      21.5
Social and Community Service Managers                          990   $24,770      58.2         640   $28,529      64.7
Managers, All Other                                          4,100   $26,912      29.9       3,060   $30,510      29.9

  BUSINESS AND FINANCIAL OPERATIONS OCCUPATIONS
Agents and Business Managers of Artists,Performers,
  and Athletes                                                  25    $1,953      36.0           0         .        .
Purchasing Agents and Buyers, Farm Products                     45   $16,964      31.1          25   $22,000       7.7
Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products              705   $19,032      25.4         335   $28,654      33.8
Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and
  Farm Products                                                975   $27,674      20.5         810   $28,542      22.5
Claims Adusters, Appraisers, Examiners, and
  Investigators                                                930   $25,949      29.2         720   $27,179      30.1
Compliance Officers, Except Agriculture, Construction,
  Health and Safety, and Transportation                        435   $30,383      46.0         370   $31,505      46.3
Cost Estimators                                                 85   $24,792      34.9          85   $24,792      34.9



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; FEMALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Human Resources, Training, and Labor Relations
  Specialists                                                3,065   $26,017      32.0       2,175   $29,161      33.5
Logisticians                                                   125   $30,855      18.9         110   $31,711      21.4
Management Analysts                                            695   $26,495      57.4         385   $35,573      59.8
Meeting and Convention Planners                                 15   $30,179     100.0          15   $30,179     100.0
Other Business Operations Specialists                          980   $21,865      25.8         715   $24,583      23.3
Accountants and Auditors                                     7,950   $25,857      56.8       5,675   $30,054      59.1
Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate                        360   $24,360      21.5         250   $25,809      17.7
Budget Analysts                                                170   $31,806      27.9         170   $31,806      27.9
Credit Analysts                                                 95   $28,611      40.6          95   $28,611      40.6
Financial Analysts                                              30   $19,500      50.0          15   $29,063      30.8
Personal Financial Advisors                                    295   $26,087      45.9         225   $28,370      38.5
Insurance Underwriters                                         285   $29,524      43.7         210   $31,875      43.9
Financial Examiners                                              4   $23,750       0.0           4   $23,750       0.0
Loan Counselors and Officers                                 1,955   $26,137      24.4       1,560   $28,246      24.6
Tax Examiners, Collectors, and Revenue Agents                  740   $22,946      25.1         515   $26,031      30.7
Tax Preparers                                                  760    $7,797      25.8         185   $23,125      26.9
Financial Specialists, All Other                               265   $28,542      23.2         180   $29,833      30.0

  COMPUTER AND MATHEMATICAL OCCUPATIONS
Computer Scientists and System Analyts                         930   $36,573      52.0         720   $39,730      53.5
Computer Programmers                                           985   $36,588      53.8         815   $38,234      52.4
Computer Software Engineers                                    320   $37,667      43.4         260   $43,150      47.1
Computer Support Specialists                                   685   $27,202      27.5         550   $29,395      30.5
Database Administrators                                         85   $39,583      66.7          80   $40,486      63.3
Network and Computer Systems Administrators                    215   $32,159      27.9         140   $33,621      21.0
Network Systems and Data Communication Analysts                235   $28,403      35.4         170   $32,273      39.3
Actuaries                                                       10  $117,500     100.0          10  $117,500     100.0
Mathematicians                                                   0         .        .            0         .        .
Operations Research Analysts                                   255   $35,600      61.3         230   $37,000      64.0
Statisticians                                                   90   $38,750      44.6          65   $39,444      50.0
Miscellaneous Mathematical Science Occupations                   4   $41,250     100.0           4   $41,250     100.0

ARCHITECTURE, ENGINEERING OCCUPATIONS
Architects, Except Naval                                       120   $30,962      75.4          55   $35,375      61.4
Surveyors, Cartographers, and Photogrammetrists                 45   $24,028      21.3          35   $20,625       6.1
Aerospace Engineers                                              0         .        .            0         .        .
Agricultural Engineers                                           0         .        .            0         .        .
Biomedical Engineers                                             0         .        .            0         .        .
Chemical Engineers                                              40    $4,450      76.9          20    $5,000      50.0
Civil Engineers                                                115   $40,515      67.5          90   $42,917      77.3
Computer Hardware Engineers                                     55    $9,028      29.8          25   $28,417       0.0
Electrical and Electronic Engineers                            130   $32,750      65.6          80   $49,821      70.4
Environmental Engineers                                         45   $32,250      77.8          45   $32,250      77.8
Industrial Engineers, Including Health and Safety              215   $37,674      36.4         205   $37,708      35.9
Marine Engineers and Naval Architects                           30   $35,278      53.6          20   $36,250      71.4



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; FEMALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Materials Engineers                                             35   $24,583       0.0          20   $24,167       0.0
Mechanical Engineers                                            35   $40,962      69.4          20   $42,250      47.6
Mining and Geological Engineers,Including Mining
  Safety Engineers                                              20   $60,714       0.0           0         .        .
Nuclear Engineers                                               10   $71,250     100.0          10   $71,250     100.0
Petroleum Engineers                                              4   $46,250     100.0           4   $46,250     100.0
Engineers, All Others                                          235   $28,462      55.1         195   $31,161      57.0
Drafters                                                       440   $27,332       4.8         370   $28,682       5.7
Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters                       790   $25,709      15.8         585   $28,324      16.4
Surveying and Mapping Technicians                               35    $4,375       2.7           4   $26,250       0.0

  LIFE, PHYSICAL, AND SOCIAL SCIENCE OCCUPATIONS
Agricultural and Food Scientists                                95   $17,679      65.6          40   $46,667      77.5
Biological Scientists                                          220   $25,000      62.8         100   $32,500      81.0
Conservation Scientists and Foresters                           75   $43,750      66.7          65   $45,625      67.7
Medical Scientists                                              60   $29,063     100.0          40   $35,000     100.0
Astronomers and Physicists                                      30   $38,056     100.0          10   $61,250     100.0
Atmospheric and Space Scientists                                15   $18,958      85.7           4   $38,750       0.0
Chemists and Materials Scientists                              170   $41,154     100.0         120   $47,500     100.0
Environmental Scientists and Geoscientists                     120   $41,875      96.7          85   $54,226      95.4
Physical Scientists, All Other                                 190   $18,542      69.1         115   $29,519      84.5
Economists                                                      15   $56,250     100.0          15   $56,250     100.0
Market/Survey Researchers                                      120   $25,179      34.5         110   $26,607      36.9
Psychologists                                                  485   $36,707      95.9         300   $39,079      93.4
Sociologists                                                     0         .        .            0         .        .
Urban and Regional Planners                                      4   $46,042     100.0           4   $46,042     100.0
Miscellaneous Social Scientists and Related Workers             45   $19,293      72.3          35   $19,191      60.6
Agricultural and Food Science Technicians                      170   $23,063      21.6         130   $24,438      28.2
Biological Technicians                                          85   $24,028      84.3          35   $30,750      85.7
Chemical Technicians                                           345   $25,972      23.1         250   $31,577      24.3
Geological and Petroleum Technicians                            15   $21,806      30.8          15   $21,806      30.8
Nuclear Technicians                                              0         .        .            0         .        .
Other Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians           425   $11,458      32.3         170   $23,861      36.7

  COMMUNITY AND SOCIAL SERVICES OCCUPATIONS
Counselors                                                   3,020   $25,909      83.7       1,605   $26,267      81.6
Social Workers                                               3,830   $24,267      71.6       2,560   $25,916      71.2
Misc. Community and Social Service Specialists               1,130   $18,642      40.5         635   $22,696      43.6
Clergy                                                         460   $20,219      71.8         275   $23,587      73.9
Directors, Religious Activities and Education                  320   $17,399      47.7         150   $27,917      55.6
Religious Workers, All Other                                   560   $11,974      41.3         190   $19,375      33.0

  LEGAL OCCUPATIONS
Lawyers                                                      1,335   $45,987     100.0         935   $60,124     100.0
Judges, Magistrates, and Other Judicial Workers                140   $33,000      46.4         115   $37,963      39.5
Paralegals and Legal Assistants                              1,990   $26,625      38.3       1,420   $28,974      35.5
Miscellaneous Legal Support Workers                            945   $22,420      35.0         605   $26,895      30.0



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; FEMALES

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

  EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND LIBRARY OCCUPATIONS
Postsecondary Teachers                                       4,990   $30,173      87.2       3,330   $37,234      90.0
Preschool and Kindergarten Teachers                          4,740   $10,400      28.0       2,600   $13,497      27.2
Elementary and Middle School Teachers                       29,870   $26,514      89.6      23,315   $28,296      93.1
Secondary School Teachers                                    4,605   $27,612      91.7       3,665   $29,449      94.3
Special Education Teachers                                   1,185   $27,666      95.4         940   $29,286      97.0
Other Teachers and Instructors                               2,325   $10,635      41.2         730   $22,148      45.2
Archivists, Curators, and Museum Technicians                   105   $24,167      77.9          80   $28,229      92.5
Librarians                                                   1,425   $28,506      89.7         600   $29,241      92.8
Library Technicians                                            260    $9,227       3.8          95   $18,333      10.6
Teacher Assistants                                          11,110    $9,234       9.0       3,085   $10,332       7.8
Other Education, Training, and Library Workers                 265   $28,603      76.6         170   $30,104      77.2

  ARTS, DESIGN, ENTERTAINMENT, SPORTS, AND MEDIA
       OCCUPATIONS
Artists and Related Workers                                    415    $6,676      38.3         130   $10,167      30.0
Designers                                                    2,600   $14,301      28.3       1,385   $21,136      29.3
Actors                                                          20    $6,029      50.0           0         .        .
Producers and Directors                                        150   $20,875      78.7          85   $25,000      70.2
Athletes, Coaches, Umpires and Related Workers                 275   $11,500      21.2          70   $24,559      41.7
Dancers and Choreographers                                      50   $16,711       0.0          10   $18,750       0.0
Musicians, Singers and Related Workers                         485    $9,364      50.8         110   $27,596      44.0
Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related
  Workers, All Other                                            40    $3,667      32.5           4   $43,750     100.0
Announcers                                                     145   $14,141      35.7          60   $18,456      39.3
News Analysts, Reporters, and Correspondents                   245   $21,250      78.9         180   $24,659      90.6
Public Relations Specialists                                   605   $23,250      58.5         350   $31,979      63.5
Editors                                                        390   $26,471      63.6         275   $30,363      72.5
Technical Writers                                               40   $31,389      83.3          40   $31,528      82.5
Writers and Authors                                            285   $25,508      59.2         120   $28,875      61.5
Miscellaneous Media and Communication Workers                   55   $16,250      33.3          40   $18,125      30.8
Broadcast and Sound Engineering Technicians and
  Radio Operators                                               60    $2,083       6.7          15   $24,063      30.8
Photographers                                                  350   $11,607      29.8         145   $21,932      30.6
Television, Video and Motion Picture Camera
  Operators and Editors                                         15   $33,194     100.0          10   $33,750     100.0
Media and Communication Equipment Workers,
  All Other                                                      0         .        .            0         .        .

  HEALTHCARE PRACTIONERS AND TECHNICAL OCCUPATIONS
Chiropractors                                                   15   $24,844     100.0           4   $31,250     100.0
Dentists                                                       125   $61,250     100.0          40   $80,875     100.0
Dieticians and Nutritionists                                   965   $22,133      53.5         605   $30,276      56.9
Optometrists                                                    35   $19,219     100.0          25   $18,750     100.0
Pharmacists                                                    885   $52,725      96.0         645   $58,224      96.4
Physicians and Surgeons                                        935   $68,000      98.7         610   $91,019      98.0
Physician Assistants                                           135   $22,417      23.0          90   $20,625      25.0



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; FEMALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Podiatrists                                                      0         .        .            0         .        .
Registered Nurses                                           22,675   $35,493      40.5      15,375   $38,371      41.0
Audiologists                                                    80   $31,625     100.0          55   $35,278     100.0
Occupational Therapists                                        350   $44,821      93.4         170   $50,227     100.0
Physical Therapists                                            590   $42,634      81.7         385   $49,375      76.9
Radiation Therapists                                            60   $41,625      18.6          45   $19,853      25.0
Recreational Therapists                                        110   $24,464      96.4          80   $25,893     100.0
Respiratory Therapists                                         830   $31,845      16.5         570   $34,421      19.2
Speech-Language Pathologists                                   975   $31,160      97.4         425   $36,329      98.8
Therapists, All Others                                         380   $28,548      75.4         245   $33,214      84.6
Veterinarians                                                   85   $40,893     100.0          55   $46,250     100.0
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practioners,
  All Other                                                      0         .        .            0         .        .
Clinical Lab Technologists and Technicians                   2,530   $29,707      49.9       1,780   $31,626      49.0
Dental Hygienists                                              855   $29,535      43.8         255   $33,125      44.3
Diagnostic Related Technologists and Technicians             1,910   $30,625      11.0       1,285   $32,004      12.4
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics                   545   $19,861      15.2         375   $23,913       9.8
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practioners Support
  Technicians                                                2,630   $15,109      11.7       1,500   $18,611       9.5
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses            9,020   $21,259       6.7       5,515   $24,069       5.5
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians           1,215   $17,085      13.3         830   $18,750      12.4
Opticians, Dispensing                                          370   $15,705       8.1         195   $20,521       0.0
Miscellaneous Health Technologists and Technicians             365   $19,531      12.1         220   $21,250      10.9
Other Healthcare Practioners and Technical
  Occupations                                                  100   $22,500      30.6          65   $23,333      42.4

HEALTHCARE SUPPORT OCCUPATIONS
Nursing, Psychiatric, and Home Health Aides                 16,085   $12,341       2.8       7,970   $15,354       3.5
Occupational Therapist Assistants and Aides                     15   $17,188       0.0          15   $17,188       0.0
Physical Therapist Assistants and Aides                        245   $18,359       8.5         175   $26,250       8.0
Massage Therapists                                             195   $13,125      27.5          95   $15,909      14.9
Dental Assistants                                            1,840   $16,911       3.8         945   $19,500       5.0
Medical Assistants and Other Healthcare Support
 Occupations                                                 3,255   $15,665       7.8       2,040   $18,811       5.5

  PROTECTIVE SERVICE OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Correctional
  Officers                                                     190   $20,037      21.2         115   $23,365      25.7
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Police and
  Detectives                                                    55   $21,136      11.1          40   $25,625      15.4
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Fire Fighting and
  Prevention Workers                                            25   $21,250      30.8          25   $21,250      30.8
Supervisors, Protective Service Workers, All Other             185   $17,946      21.4         120   $22,188      32.8
Fire Fighters                                                   45   $20,938      22.7          40   $21,719      25.6
Fire Inspectors                                                 25   $20,833       0.0           4   $31,250       0.0
Baliffs, Correctional Officers and Jailers                   2,095   $18,929      12.6       1,440   $20,527      14.9
Detectives and Criminal Investigators                          195   $26,750      63.2         135   $32,917      61.2
Fish and Game Wardens                                            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; FEMALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Parking Enforcement Workers                                      0         .        .            0         .        .
Police and Sheriff Patrol Officers                             600   $21,343      25.7         430   $22,025      27.0
Transit and Railroad Police                                      0         .        .            0         .        .
Animal Control Workers                                          25   $17,917       0.0          15   $18,583       0.0
Private Detectives and Investigators                            75   $19,702      53.3          50   $47,639      65.3
Security Guards and Gaming Surveillance Officers             1,910   $15,271       8.2       1,040   $17,520      10.2
Crossing Guards                                                280    $4,714       4.6          35   $19,009      20.0
Lifeguards and Other Protective Service Workers                340    $5,150      17.0          70   $31,917      76.8

  FOOD PREPARATION AND SERVING RELATED OCCUPATIONS
Chefs and Head Cooks                                           285   $11,491       2.8         110   $12,083       0.0
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Food Preparation
  and Serving Workers                                        3,700   $14,256       5.9       1,915   $18,090       7.4
Cooks                                                       15,430    $9,055       0.9       5,715   $12,749       1.0
Food Preparation Workers                                     1,930    $7,119       1.4         570   $12,151       3.0
Bartenders                                                   1,090   $11,635       4.4         510   $16,010       3.1
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers,
  Including Fast Food                                        1,615    $9,979       0.0         600   $14,647       0.0
Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession and
  Coffee Shop                                                  505    $4,896       5.3          45   $14,250       4.4
Waiters and Waitresses                                       8,355    $9,197       4.9       2,755   $13,024       4.0
Food Servers, Nonrestaurant                                  1,485   $10,872       3.7         620   $14,813       3.7
Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender
  Helpers                                                    1,605    $7,998       1.9         495   $13,578       2.2
Dishwashers                                                    580    $5,417       4.1         160   $12,064       0.0
Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee
  Shop                                                         880    $8,460       5.0         275   $14,881       0.0
Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers,
  All Other                                                      4   $16,667       0.0           0         .        .

  BUILDING AND GROUNDS CLEANING AND MAINTENANCE
    OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Housekeeping and
  Janitorial Workers                                           775   $15,735       4.1         415   $17,015       1.9
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Landscaping, Lawn
  Service, and Groundskeeping Workers                          135   $12,019      11.9          60   $19,722      27.6
Janitors and Building Cleaners                               5,915    $9,462       1.5       2,135   $13,166       0.7
Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners                             12,410    $8,628       1.1       4,415   $12,909       1.5
Pest Control Workers                                            70   $21,932      23.9          60   $22,273      21.7
Grounds Maintenance Workers                                    485   $12,896       9.5         200   $15,735       3.0

  PERSONAL CARE AND SERVICE OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Gaming Workers            1,505   $24,473       7.5       1,065   $26,784       9.1
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Personal Service
  Workers                                                      420   $16,458       6.7         305   $18,447       5.0
Animal Trainers                                                 50   $10,357       0.0          20   $14,688       0.0
Nonfarm Animal Caretakers                                      365   $11,563       1.1         145   $16,944       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; FEMALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Gaming Workers                                               2,825   $26,046       7.6       1,745   $28,750       7.7
Motion Picture Projectionists                                   10    $8,750       0.0           0         .        .
Ushers,Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers                      60    $5,114      20.3          15   $11,250       0.0
Miscellaneous Entertainment Attendants and Related
  Workers                                                      365   $14,688      13.2         145   $19,509      15.0
Funeral Service Workers                                         30   $11,932       0.0          15   $36,023       0.0
Barbers                                                        320   $12,057       5.6         200   $13,875       2.0
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists               5,770   $12,205       4.7       2,790   $16,254       5.8
Miscellaneous Personal Appearance Workers                      515   $12,956       7.0         215   $18,750       9.4
Baggage Porters, Bellhops, and Concierges                       30   $19,167       0.0          25   $20,417       0.0
Tour and Travel Guides                                         120    $3,649      42.6          20    $2,500      50.0
Transportation Attendants                                      240   $20,217      43.7          55   $16,471      58.9
Child Care Workers                                           8,610    $7,680       8.5       3,355   $12,182       7.5
Personal and Home Care Aides                                 2,225   $10,000       3.7         900   $13,886       4.2
Recreation and Fitness Workers                               1,260   $15,576      21.0         650   $22,500      19.1
Residential Advisors                                           365   $10,707      11.5         120   $16,842      17.2
Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other                   110   $11,824      19.1          40   $17,083      19.5

  SALES AND RELATED OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Retail Sales
  Workers                                                   13,030   $17,599      13.3       8,850   $20,669      13.7
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Non-Retail Sales
  Workers                                                    2,245   $23,450      26.9       1,665   $26,493      28.8
Cashiers                                                    24,820    $9,451       3.4       8,760   $14,107       3.3
Counter and Rental Clerks                                      635   $10,790       5.5         260   $15,871       9.3
Parts Salespersons                                             225   $13,958       8.4         165   $16,500      11.6
Retail Salespersons                                         15,645   $10,599      13.2       6,025   $16,134      12.4
Advertising Sales Agents                                       890   $26,788      46.7         610   $30,212      50.7
Insurance Sales Agents                                       1,980   $24,406      21.2       1,385   $27,385      19.2
Securities, Commodities, and Finanancial Services
  Sales Agents                                                 745   $23,393      31.1         530   $28,654      32.8
Travel Agents                                                  375   $20,955      24.9         230   $22,469      25.5
Sales Representatives, Services, All Other                   1,380   $22,181      19.2         870   $26,983      22.0
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing           2,175   $24,730      29.5       1,565   $27,423      29.6
Models, Demonstrators, and Product Promoters                   250    $5,357       4.0          55   $13,466       0.0
Real Estate Brokers and Sales Agents                         1,955   $21,307      28.8       1,025   $29,000      25.9
Sales Engineers                                                  0         .        .            0         .        .
Telemarketers                                                  405    $6,429       8.2         125   $22,273       8.9
Door-To-Door Sales Workers, News and Street Vendors
  and Related Workers                                          850    $7,080       6.8         210   $11,781       6.2
Sales and Related Workers, All Other                           595   $11,657      25.7         220   $20,172      33.2

OFFICE AND ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Office and
Administrative Support Workers                               9,975   $23,753      19.0       7,765   $25,655      17.9
Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service           1,025   $13,363       7.4         610   $16,912       6.7



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

          MISSISSIPPI; FEMALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Telephone Operators                                            470   $16,918       4.9         290   $26,500       3.8
Communication Equipment Operators, All Other                    55   $17,083       0.0          55   $17,917       0.0
Bill and Account Collectors                                  1,235   $16,682       8.2         720   $20,089       8.1
Billing and Posting Clerks and Machine Operators             2,535   $18,678      10.7       1,660   $20,724      10.7
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks                15,265   $19,186      11.8      10,150   $21,705       9.5
Gaming Cage Workers                                            455   $14,022       8.8         230   $17,371       7.4
Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks                               2,270   $20,846      15.6       1,620   $22,476      13.9
Procurement Clerks                                             295   $23,184      17.2         210   $23,646       6.6
Tellers                                                      4,380   $15,603      10.7       2,500   $17,508       7.6
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                           645   $19,593      13.4         490   $20,000      12.4
Credit Authorizers, Checkers and Clerks                        440   $19,495       6.2         345   $21,957       7.8
Customer Service Representatives                             8,670   $18,759      10.3       5,820   $21,818       9.8
Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs                1,015   $22,537      34.2         905   $22,885      34.4
File Clerks                                                  2,040   $14,044      12.0         965   $20,205      11.2
Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks                           905   $12,688       6.0         495   $16,444       6.7
Interviewers Except Eligibility and Loan                     1,610   $13,082      16.3         700   $18,738      16.0
Library Assistants, Clerical                                   915   $10,640      19.5         315   $14,478      17.8
Loan Interviewers and Clerks                                   875   $21,167      11.1         740   $22,185      10.4
New Account Clerks                                             135   $19,000      17.9          85   $21,563      17.9
Order Clerks                                                   920   $16,286       3.7         610   $18,475       5.2
Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and
  Timekeeping                                                  590   $21,614       9.5         450   $24,226       6.4
Receptionists and Information Clerks                         6,900   $13,729       9.2       3,350   $17,711       6.3
Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and
  Travel Clerks                                                420   $15,485       6.7         220   $18,611       7.7
Information and Record Clerks, All Other                       585   $16,796      11.8         310   $21,304      12.3
Cargo and Freight Agents                                        30   $25,469       0.0          20   $21,964       0.0
Couriers and Messengers                                        450   $11,341       5.3         180   $17,194      10.1
Dispatchers                                                  1,610   $18,010       9.4       1,135   $20,381       5.2
Meter Readers, Utilities                                       115   $15,446       2.6          65   $17,500       0.0
Postal Service Clerks                                          695   $35,532      24.6         475   $37,854      25.4
Postal Service Mail Carriers                                 1,405   $22,969       7.0         730   $34,375       7.7
Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and
  Processing Machine Operators                                 230   $31,892      16.7         145   $38,393      10.4
Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks                  1,165   $23,040      13.7         910   $25,479      12.2
Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks                      2,460   $16,560       3.9       1,585   $19,653       6.0
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers                               5,635   $14,135       2.3       2,945   $17,350       2.2
Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers,
  Recordkeeping                                                940   $14,114       0.9         575   $17,568       1.4
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants                   33,985   $18,042      12.7      21,770   $21,228      12.4
Computer Operators                                           1,335   $19,595      15.4         900   $22,000      13.4
Data Entry Keyers                                            3,345   $17,397       8.9       2,050   $20,251       9.0
Word Processors and Typists                                  1,140   $15,584      11.5         655   $20,789      11.8
Desktop Publishers                                               4   $38,750       0.0           0         .        .
Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks                1,985   $20,493      11.9       1,470   $22,099      11.6



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; FEMALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except
  Postal Service                                               465   $16,074       9.2         265   $20,515       4.9
Office Clerks, General                                       9,485   $15,631      12.1       5,445   $19,181      11.7
Office Machine Operators, Except Computer                      365   $16,349       7.4         250   $17,574       4.8
Proofreaders and Copy Markers                                   65   $20,208      32.3          45   $21,667      13.6
Statistical Assistants                                          70   $17,880      11.3          45   $17,353       0.0
Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other         2,985   $18,739      23.8       1,810   $22,254      25.4

FARMING, FISHING, AND FORESTRY OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Farming, Fishing
  and Forestry Workers                                         115   $21,987      10.5          90   $23,750      13.3
Agricultural Inspectors                                        135   $29,773      14.7         105   $30,726       9.6
Animal Breeders                                                 45   $22,375      19.1          40   $30,455      23.7
Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products                     295   $12,292       3.7         105   $18,750      10.7
Miscellaneous Agricultural Workers                           1,180    $6,940       2.0         370   $15,590       0.0
Fishers and Related Fishing Workers                             60   $11,250      13.1          20   $31,667       0.0
Hunters and Trappers                                             4   $11,250       0.0           0         .        .
Forest and Conservation Workers                                 15    $6,000       6.3          10    $7,250       0.0
Logging Workers                                                105    $7,206       0.0          45   $10,625       0.0

CONSTRUCTION AND EXTRACTION WORKERS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Construction
  Trades and Extraction Workers                                240   $20,543      12.6         145   $24,886      11.2
Boilermakers                                                    30   $22,500       0.0           4   $28,750       0.0
Brickmasons, Blockmasons, and Stonemasons                       20   $17,250       0.0           0         .        .
Carpenters                                                     345   $14,055       4.1         145   $20,605       4.8
Carpet, Floor and Tile Installers and Finishers                 80   $12,292       0.0          60   $25,208       0.0
Cement Masons, Concrete Finishers, and Terrazzo
  Workers                                                        0         .        .            0         .        .
Contruction Laborers                                           525   $11,120       1.3         165   $16,806       4.2
Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators              10   $12,500       0.0           4   $21,250       0.0
Pile-Driver Operators                                            0         .        .            0         .        .
Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment
  Operators                                                    110   $18,036       0.0          60   $25,109       0.0
Drywall Installers, Ceiling Tile Installers, and
  Tapers                                                        70   $10,781       0.0          15   $13,281       0.0
Electricians                                                   315   $17,708       0.6         170   $23,750       1.2
Glaziers                                                        35   $24,044       0.0          25   $24,485       0.0
Insulation Workers                                             115   $25,156       0.0          55   $30,200       0.0
Painters, Construction and Maintenance                         570   $13,424      11.5         235   $21,167      15.4
Paperhangers                                                    60   $15,375      16.4          10   $11,667       0.0
Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters            200   $18,153       0.0         105   $20,789       0.0
Plasterers and Stucco Masons                                     0         .        .            0         .        .
Reinforcing Iron Workers                                         0         .        .            0         .        .
Roofers                                                         55   $20,395       0.0          25   $20,987       0.0
Sheet Metal Workers                                            100   $23,250       0.0          50   $26,953       0.0
Structural Iron and Steel Workers                               25   $15,833       0.0          20   $16,667       0.0
Helpers, Construction Trades                                   110    $7,500      17.3          50   $20,938      12.5
Construction and Building Inspectors                            65   $19,688       0.0          35   $21,985       0.0
Elevator Installers and Repairers                               10   $26,406       0.0          10   $26,563       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; FEMALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Fence Erectors                                                  10   $22,708       0.0           4   $23,750       0.0
Hazardous Materials Removal Workers                              4   $13,750       0.0           4   $13,750       0.0
Highway Maintenance Workers                                     35   $11,683       0.0          20   $11,827       0.0
Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment
  Operators                                                      0         .        .            0         .        .
Septic Tank Services and Sewer Pipe Cleaners                     0         .        .            0         .        .
Miscellaneous Construction and Related Workers                  30   $19,375       0.0          25   $17,308       0.0
Derrick, Rotary Drill, and Service Unit Operators,
  Oil, Gas, and Mining                                          15   $46,818       0.0          15   $46,818       0.0
Earth Drillers Except Oil and Gas                                0         .        .            0         .        .
Explosives Workers, Ordnance handling Experts, and
  Blasters                                                       0         .        .            0         .        .
Mining Machine Operators                                        25   $21,771       0.0          25   $21,771       0.0
Roof Bolters, Mining                                             0         .        .            0         .        .
Roustabouts, Oil and Gas                                         0         .        .            0         .        .
Helpers - Extraction Workers                                     0         .        .            0         .        .
Other Extraction Workers                                        25    $4,688       0.0           4   $26,250       0.0

INSTALLATION, MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Mechanics,
  Installers and Repairers                                     180   $34,063      23.0         155   $33,828      22.3
Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine
  Repairers                                                    250   $21,316      21.2         175   $21,645      19.1
Radio and Telecommunications Equipment Installers
  and Repairers                                                185   $30,450      17.3         125   $36,190      12.9
Avionics Technicians                                            10   $21,250       0.0          10   $21,250       0.0
Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related  Repairers              30   $16,333       0.0          15   $16,083       0.0
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Transportation
  Equipment                                                      0         .        .            0         .        .
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Industrial and
  Utility                                                        4   $16,250       0.0           0         .        .
Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor
  Vehicles                                                      65   $16,250       4.6          35   $21,563       6.1
Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers
  and Repairers                                                 20   $11,875       0.0           4   $41,250       0.0
Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers                      25   $23,015      63.0          25   $23,015      63.0
Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians                      95   $32,670       6.2          85   $32,891       0.0
Automotive Body and Related Repairers                           40   $28,875       0.0          20   $45,208       0.0
Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers                        0         .        .            0         .        .
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics                   310   $16,185       2.3         200   $17,350       3.5
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine
  Specialists                                                   35   $24,018       0.0          15   $41,023       0.0
Heavy Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Service
  Technicians and Mechanics                                      4   $36,250       0.0           4   $36,250       0.0
Small Engine Mechanics                                          20   $25,500       0.0          15   $26,500       0.0
Miscellaneous Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Mechanics,
  Installers, and Repairers                                     15   $45,139       0.0          15   $45,139       0.0



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

          MISSISSIPPI; FEMALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Control and Valve Installers and Repairers                      15   $37,917       0.0           4   $18,750       0.0
Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration
  Mechanics and Installers                                      60   $28,750      18.3          50   $30,938       0.0
Home Appliance Repairers                                        25   $13,977       0.0          25   $13,977       0.0
Industrial and Refractory Machinery Mechanics                  245   $21,310       0.0         170   $23,618       0.0
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General                        255   $17,014      14.5         170   $22,000      19.4
Maintenance Workers, Machinery                                  30   $23,438       0.0          10   $16,875       0.0
Millwrights                                                     15   $24,750       0.0          10   $24,750       0.0
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers                  40   $12,727       0.0          30   $12,955       0.0
Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers                50    $9,904      14.3          15   $17,917      46.7
Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers                    95   $19,943       2.1          60   $19,886       3.3
Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and
  Repairers                                                    190   $18,590       1.6         135   $19,966       2.3
Commercial Divers                                                4   $26,250       0.0           0         .        .
Locksmiths and Safe Repairers                                   35   $25,250       0.0          20   $24,844       0.0
Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers                30   $28,056       0.0          10   $28,750       0.0
Riggers                                                         15   $33,194       0.0          10   $33,750       0.0
Signal and Track Switch Repairers                                0         .        .            0         .        .
Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers           4   $11,250       0.0           0         .        .
Other Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers            225   $12,500       1.3         140   $14,479       0.7

PRODUCTION OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Production and
  Operating Workers                                          4,060   $21,005       4.2       2,955   $22,798       3.5
Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems
  Assemblers                                                    30   $20,833       0.0          15   $37,813       0.0
Electrical, Electronics, and Electromechanical
  Assemblers                                                 2,905   $15,890       1.3       1,730   $18,208       1.3
Engine and Other Machines Assemblers                           115   $24,097       0.0          70   $27,500       0.0
Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters                        15    $6,875       0.0           4   $30,417       0.0
Miscellaneous Assemblers and Fabricators                     9,060   $14,485       1.6       5,165   $17,032       1.2
Bakers                                                         510   $13,721       1.2         320   $16,450       0.3
Butchers and Other Meat, Poultry, and Fish Processing
  Workers                                                    4,085   $11,557       0.5       1,765   $14,462       0.5
Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine
  Operators and Tenders                                         30    $4,722       0.0           0         .        .
Food Batchmakers                                               380   $12,361       0.0         180   $14,803       0.0
Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders                      50   $18,750       0.0          15   $18,295       0.0
Computer Control Programmers and Operators                      20   $30,227       0.0          10   $31,250       0.0
Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                45   $15,000       0.0          35   $13,906       0.0
Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Metal and Plastic                                             60   $27,750       0.0          60   $27,750       0.0
Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Metal and Plastic                                             45   $21,042       0.0          25   $28,750       0.0
Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters,
  Operators and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                     655   $17,037       1.1         470   $17,907       1.5



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.)

          MISSISSIPPI; FEMALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                20   $23,438       0.0          20   $23,438       0.0
Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine
  Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal
   and Plastic                                                  95   $11,691       0.0          40   $12,500       0.0
Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                30   $19,063       0.0          20   $20,417       0.0
Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                    15    $2,500       0.0          10   $21,250       0.0
Machinists                                                     285   $15,700       0.0         175   $26,053       0.0
Metal Furnace and Kiln Operators and Tenders                    85   $16,786       0.0          50   $16,406       0.0
Model Makers and Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic                4   $21,250       0.0           4   $21,250       0.0
Molders and Molding Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                   335   $16,283       2.1         225   $18,036       3.1
Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Metal and Plastic                                             60   $14,583       0.0          40   $16,607       0.0
Tool and Die Makers                                             70   $30,278       0.0          55   $50,156       0.0
Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Workers                        920   $18,406       4.7         510   $22,994       3.9
Heat Treating Equipment Equipment Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                15    $2,321       0.0           0         .        .
Lay-Out Workers, Metal and Plastic                              85   $23,026       0.0          60   $24,079       0.0
Plating and Coating Machine Setters, operators, and
  Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                     4   $16,250       0.0           4   $16,250       0.0
Tool Grinders, Filers and Sharpeners                            10   $26,250       0.0           0         .        .
Metalworkers and Plastic Workers, All Others                 2,820   $17,190       0.6       1,945   $19,412       0.9
Bookbinders and Bindery Workers                                165   $12,750       0.0          70   $20,114       0.0
Job Printers                                                   170   $14,146       5.9         105   $16,500       9.4
Prepress Technicians and Workers                               385   $15,955      14.3         185   $23,380      17.8
Printing Machine Operators                                     225   $19,007       3.5         135   $19,653       6.0
Laundry and Dry Cleaning Workers                             1,590   $11,032       1.2         785   $12,269       0.0
Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials            1,365   $11,749       1.1         715   $13,946       1.8
Sewing Machine Operators                                    13,395   $13,312       0.4       7,375   $16,609       0.4
Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers                          35    $6,979       0.0          15    $7,222       0.0
Shoe Machine Operators and Tenders                              20   $16,250       0.0          10   $21,094       0.0
Tailors, Dressmakers, and Sewers                               735   $12,896       9.1         330   $16,445      10.4
Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and
  Tenders                                                       35   $11,250       0.0          30   $11,750       0.0
Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders                                                      215   $11,354       5.6          95   $17,917       0.0
Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters,
  Operators, and Tenders                                       240   $18,750       0.0         155   $20,662       0.0
Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine
  Setters, Operators, and Tenders                              140   $19,479       0.0         105   $19,811       0.0
Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers                            0         .        .            0         .        .
Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers                                10   $23,333       0.0           4   $23,750       0.0
Upholsterers                                                   800   $17,837       1.8         520   $21,026       2.7
Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other           335   $12,910       2.4         230   $14,345       3.5



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.)

          MISSISSIPPI; FEMALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters                             170   $12,281       1.2          95   $16,833       0.0
Furniture Finishers                                             80   $14,000       0.0          60   $12,500       0.0
Model Makers and Patternmakers, Wood                            20   $20,250       0.0          10   $16,250       0.0
Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood           495   $16,680       0.0         325   $18,236       0.0
Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Except Sawing                                                255   $11,236       0.0         120   $12,350       0.0
Woodworkers, All Other                                          75   $14,167       0.0          55   $14,514       0.0
Power Plant Operators, Distributors, and Dispatchers            10   $33,750       0.0          10   $33,750       0.0
Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators                       40   $27,500       0.0          20   $31,071       0.0
Water and Liquid Waste Treatment Plant and System
  Workers                                                       40   $17,083       0.0          20   $16,979       0.0
Miscellaneous Plant and System Operators                        30   $18,958       0.0          20   $21,667       0.0
Chemical Processing Machine Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders                                                   85   $20,556       1.2          40   $28,194       2.4
Crushing, Grinding, Polishing, Mixing, and Blending
  Workers                                                      285   $13,125       0.0         175   $14,052       0.0
Cutting Workers                                                890   $14,698       0.7         450   $17,500       1.3
Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine
  Setters, Operators, and Tenders                              115   $12,404       0.0          60   $17,446       0.0
Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and
  Tenders                                                       60   $20,882      11.7          55   $20,368       0.0
Inspectors, Testers, Sorter, Samplers, and Weighers          6,160   $16,026       3.7       3,835   $20,120       3.8
Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers                   55   $17,422       0.0          30   $21,125       0.0
Medical, Dental and Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians          350   $18,427       4.8         195   $21,037       4.1
Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders          3,525   $13,809       1.4       1,980   $16,321       1.2
Painting Workers                                               435   $18,505       1.8         245   $21,295       3.2
Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine
  Workers                                                      380   $14,680       1.8         225   $17,107       0.0
Semiconductor Processors                                         0         .        .            0         .        .
Cementing and Gluing Machine Operators and Tenders             595   $13,919       2.0         375   $15,785       0.0
Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment
  Operators and Tenders                                         45   $16,406       0.0          15   $50,375       0.0
Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders            40   $11,250       0.0          35   $11,528       0.0
Etchers and Engravers                                           30   $14,844      30.0          20   $15,625       0.0
Molders, Shapers, and Casters, except Metal and
  Plastic                                                       85   $17,266       8.4          30   $21,429       0.0
Paper Goods Machines Setters, Operators, and Tenders           275   $12,614       3.6         150   $16,507       6.7
Tire Builders                                                   65   $31,563       0.0          40   $41,125       0.0
Helpers-Production Workers                                      65   $14,063       0.0          20   $16,719       0.0
Production Workers, All Other                                8,505   $14,645       1.3       4,690   $17,373       1.4

TRANSPORTATION AND MATERIAL MOVING OCCUPATIONS
Supervisors, Transportation and Material Moving
  Workers                                                      435   $20,678      13.1         305   $24,886      14.5
Aircraft Pilots and Flight Engineers                            50   $15,000      61.5          25   $23,587      53.8
Air Traffic Controllers and Airfield Operations
  Specialists                                                   35   $55,481      20.0          35   $55,481      20.0



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; FEMALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency
  Medical Technicians                                           25   $25,536       0.0          10   $33,214       0.0
Bus Drivers                                                  2,640    $7,645       2.6         415   $16,654       3.6
Driver/Sales Workers and Truck Drivers                       2,505   $14,056       2.8       1,275   $20,431       3.5
Taxi Drivers and Chauffers                                     210   $15,462       3.8         115   $16,500       1.8
Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other                              25   $43,162       0.0           0         .        .
Locomotive Engineers and Operators                              10   $13,750       0.0          10   $13,750       0.0
Railroad Brake, Signal, and Switch Operators                    10   $48,750       0.0           0         .        .
Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters                             20   $25,500       0.0          20   $26,000       0.0
Subway, Streetcar, and Other Rail Transportation
  Workers                                                        0         .        .            0         .        .
Sailors and Marine Oilers                                        0         .        .            0         .        .
Ship and Boat Captains and Operators                             0         .        .            0         .        .
Ship Engineers                                                   0         .        .            0         .        .
Bridge and Lock Tenders                                         25   $23,224       0.0          25   $23,224       0.0
Parking Lot Attendants                                          95   $11,505       0.0          50   $11,550       0.0
Service Station Attendants                                     240    $8,594       0.8          85   $17,417       0.0
Transportation Inspectors                                       35   $17,500       0.0          20   $33,269       0.0
Other Transportation Workers                                     4   $23,750       0.0           4   $23,750       0.0
Conveyor Operators and Tenders                                  60   $13,625       0.0          35   $16,442       0.0
Crane and Tower Operators                                       45   $31,389       0.0          20   $19,500       0.0
Dredge, Excavating, and Loading Machine Operators               60   $15,313      25.4          25   $23,846       0.0
Hoist and Winch Operators                                        0         .        .            0         .        .
Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators                         705   $20,139       1.1         470   $21,835       1.7
Cleaners of  Vehicles and Equipment                            645    $9,797       0.0         215   $14,730       0.0
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Materials Movers,
  Hand                                                       4,275   $12,434       2.5       2,115   $17,390       3.6
Machine Feeders and Offbearers                                 525   $14,172       0.0         300   $16,348       0.0
Packers and Packagers, Hand                                  2,610   $11,305       3.1       1,165   $16,058       1.9
Pumping Station Operators                                        0         .        .            0         .        .
Refuse and Recyclable Materials Collectors                      55    $9,438       0.0          15   $22,875       0.0
Shuttle Car Operators                                            0         .        .            0         .        .
Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders                                0         .        .            0         .        .
Material Moving Workers, All Other                             265   $20,313       9.1         130   $22,500      12.5

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