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

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


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

21 to 74 years                                             636,130   $26,750      19.2     446,040   $31,000      21.6

  MANAGEMENT OCCUPATIONS
Chief executives                                             5,395   $69,906      55.7       4,655   $72,152      57.9
General and Operations Managers                              5,355   $49,011      37.5       4,755   $51,375      39.6
Legislators                                                    160   $28,203      60.2          95   $53,750      64.5
Advertising and Promotions Managers                            115   $48,681      69.6         100   $49,792      64.6
Marketing and Sales Managers                                 2,785   $50,549      47.8       2,495   $51,712      49.8
Public Relations Managers                                      190   $48,333      76.6         170   $49,107      73.7
Administrative Services Managers                               260   $40,375      22.3         210   $41,969      26.8
Computer and Information Systems Managers                      915   $53,155      60.0         830   $54,464      58.7
Financial Managers                                           2,805   $47,036      60.4       2,405   $51,800      61.5
Human Resources Managers                                     1,895   $42,261      43.6       1,550   $46,989      47.9
Industrial Production Managers                               2,765   $47,450      32.4       2,345   $50,121      33.7
Purchasing Managers                                            800   $46,969      41.4         745   $48,750      43.3
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers           1,700   $35,553      20.8       1,465   $35,787      22.4
Farm, Ranch, and Other Agricultural Managers                 3,105   $30,960      21.9       2,230   $36,485      23.7
Farmers and Ranchers                                         4,945   $22,460      22.4       3,310   $27,867      25.4
Construction Managers                                        4,965   $41,446      19.9       3,805   $47,080      23.4
Education Administrators                                     3,105   $50,018      86.1       2,360   $50,966      87.0
Engineering Managers                                           920   $65,925      58.4         785   $66,438      64.4
Food Service Managers                                        2,450   $30,126      16.5       2,020   $31,488      16.1
Funeral Directors                                              625   $30,030      23.6         465   $36,359      24.3
Gaming Managers                                                415   $40,583      28.3         355   $41,472      23.7
Lodging Managers                                               445   $26,667      33.9         300   $31,705      35.9
Medical and Health Services Managers                         1,370   $50,362      58.7       1,240   $51,783      62.6
Natural Sciences Managers                                      120   $59,167      69.7         100   $58,750      72.7
Postmasters and Mail Superintendents                           215   $51,157      37.6         205   $51,528      39.4
Property, Real Estate, and Community Association
  Managers                                                   1,095   $40,139      47.4         765   $47,639      45.1
Social and Community Service Managers                          560   $37,618      63.1         390   $41,287      69.4
Managers, All Other                                          8,840   $44,205      35.7       7,445   $46,856      38.1

  BUSINESS AND FINANCIAL OPERATIONS OCCUPATIONS
Agents and Business Managers of Artists,Performers,
  and Athletes                                                  60   $33,382      24.1          40   $33,676      17.5
Purchasing Agents and Buyers, Farm Products                    145   $38,646      43.2         110   $41,250      39.6
Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products              720   $28,966      31.1         520   $34,432      29.5
Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and
  Farm Products                                                990   $36,968      37.7         865   $38,411      38.5
Claims Adusters, Appraisers, Examiners, and
  Investigators                                              1,015   $36,711      61.4         825   $37,428      66.1
Compliance Officers, Except Agriculture, Construction,
  Health and Safety, and Transportation                        310   $32,763      38.7         230   $33,882      32.5
Cost Estimators                                                610   $41,458      18.2         485   $42,500      14.4



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; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Human Resources, Training, and Labor Relations
  Specialists                                                1,915   $34,578      39.1       1,550   $36,900      38.3
Logisticians                                                   170   $39,316      32.7         160   $39,286      31.9
Management Analysts                                          1,260   $42,714      58.3         825   $51,904      59.9
Meeting and Convention Planners                                 15    $1,944      35.7           4   $13,750     100.0
Other Business Operations Specialists                          805   $29,167      24.0         590   $30,429      24.1
Accountants and Auditors                                     4,140   $40,901      85.1       3,385   $44,551      88.3
Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate                        700   $31,373      48.4         580   $35,221      50.8
Budget Analysts                                                135   $41,917      45.9         110   $42,212      51.4
Credit Analysts                                                 25   $25,662     100.0          15   $26,250     100.0
Financial Analysts                                              55   $78,456      45.5          30   $77,868      58.6
Personal Financial Advisors                                    630   $52,222      75.2         490   $66,105      70.9
Insurance Underwriters                                         130   $41,759      90.9         125   $41,528      94.5
Financial Examiners                                             60   $60,795      79.0          55   $61,307      92.5
Loan Counselors and Officers                                 1,250   $41,488      70.8       1,100   $42,310      74.6
Tax Examiners, Collectors, and Revenue Agents                  290   $34,875      79.5         215   $40,764      81.9
Tax Preparers                                                  155   $15,938      72.6          60   $41,161      60.7
Financial Specialists, All Other                               180   $26,111      29.2          90   $55,625      48.4

  COMPUTER AND MATHEMATICAL OCCUPATIONS
Computer Scientists and System Analyts                       1,425   $41,156      48.7       1,110   $45,435      48.7
Computer Programmers                                         1,865   $44,856      57.8       1,580   $48,008      58.8
Computer Software Engineers                                    840   $51,857      59.3         720   $53,438      58.9
Computer Support Specialists                                   725   $32,275      30.2         535   $40,110      37.1
Database Administrators                                        105   $38,796      79.8          80   $39,815      90.2
Network and Computer Systems Administrators                    690   $40,091      33.5         550   $42,682      33.5
Network Systems and Data Communication Analysts                810   $36,000      35.7         615   $39,757      38.7
Actuaries                                                       35  $108,125     100.0          35  $108,125     100.0
Mathematicians                                                  10   $31,250     100.0           0         .        .
Operations Research Analysts                                   155   $47,330      67.7         125   $46,307      68.0
Statisticians                                                   55   $38,036      85.2          40   $39,107      81.0
Miscellaneous Mathematical Science Occupations                   0         .        .            0         .        .

ARCHITECTURE, ENGINEERING OCCUPATIONS
Architects, Except Naval                                       585   $41,278      73.8         450   $50,281      87.1
Surveyors, Cartographers, and Photogrammetrists                160   $28,787      54.7         140   $28,493      52.5
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                                             365   $61,708      82.0         315   $64,531      84.5
Civil Engineers                                              1,760   $51,107      72.8       1,415   $51,426      75.2
Computer Hardware Engineers                                    210   $40,893      35.1         160   $46,042      42.4
Electrical and Electronic Engineers                          1,365   $50,813      70.3       1,125   $51,687      71.6
Environmental Engineers                                        130   $48,000      96.9         100   $54,375      96.0
Industrial Engineers, Including Health and Safety            1,220   $41,349      47.7       1,045   $43,470      49.0
Marine Engineers and Naval Architects                          415   $53,676      36.8         360   $54,625      37.8



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; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Materials Engineers                                            245   $40,966      49.8         195   $44,063      49.2
Mechanical Engineers                                         1,005   $44,902      58.7         795   $48,542      64.0
Mining and Geological Engineers,Including Mining
  Safety Engineers                                              35   $48,500       5.9          25   $37,115       7.7
Nuclear Engineers                                               10   $91,250     100.0          10   $91,250     100.0
Petroleum Engineers                                            240   $64,205      59.0         120   $71,957      83.6
Engineers, All Others                                        1,400   $52,076      64.7       1,175   $55,341      66.9
Drafters                                                     1,470   $31,484      13.1       1,220   $33,939      12.8
Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters                     3,025   $35,194      11.6       2,515   $36,250      11.3
Surveying and Mapping Technicians                            1,100   $22,218       1.5         805   $26,629       2.1

  LIFE, PHYSICAL, AND SOCIAL SCIENCE OCCUPATIONS
Agricultural and Food Scientists                               260   $44,219      80.1         190   $48,958      85.9
Biological Scientists                                          470   $43,875      89.5         405   $46,574      88.4
Conservation Scientists and Foresters                          800   $40,717      74.8         725   $41,721      73.5
Medical Scientists                                              90   $27,159     100.0          55   $39,750     100.0
Astronomers and Physicists                                      90   $51,538      89.8          60   $51,538      88.7
Atmospheric and Space Scientists                               135   $41,806      71.1          95   $50,063      68.4
Chemists and Materials Scientists                              395   $40,518      91.9         315   $42,470      95.6
Environmental Scientists and Geoscientists                     790   $50,142      91.9         675   $50,439      90.5
Physical Scientists, All Other                                 470   $36,927      96.8         340   $41,726      97.7
Economists                                                      85   $61,250     100.0          80   $61,688     100.0
Market/Survey Researchers                                      140   $44,667      66.9         105   $52,500      72.1
Psychologists                                                  265   $38,981      95.9         160   $46,103     100.0
Sociologists                                                     0         .        .            0         .        .
Urban and Regional Planners                                     70   $42,250      88.6          65   $52,917      87.7
Miscellaneous Social Scientists and Related Workers             95   $23,060      93.5          65   $24,181     100.0
Agricultural and Food Science Technicians                      160   $29,167      36.7         115   $34,896      31.0
Biological Technicians                                          55   $30,500      94.6          40   $32,500      92.5
Chemical Technicians                                           440   $36,811      12.5         330   $35,842      14.0
Geological and Petroleum Technicians                           155   $36,750      41.6         125   $36,625      31.0
Nuclear Technicians                                             15   $86,806      33.3           4   $88,500      83.3
Other Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians           625   $16,736      29.2         345   $28,977      34.4

  COMMUNITY AND SOCIAL SERVICES OCCUPATIONS
Counselors                                                   1,315   $30,057      74.8         840   $32,155      77.6
Social Workers                                                 545   $25,884      72.9         435   $26,456      72.0
Misc. Community and Social Service Specialists                 455   $26,140      51.2         325   $30,104      61.3
Clergy                                                       5,480   $26,760      65.8       4,215   $30,616      68.5
Directors, Religious Activities and Education                  265   $22,750      52.5         165   $30,268      67.5
Religious Workers, All Other                                   380   $24,643      59.0         270   $33,125      66.2

  LEGAL OCCUPATIONS
Lawyers                                                      4,100   $72,018      99.6       3,385   $77,938      99.6
Judges, Magistrates, and Other Judicial Workers                365   $60,833      73.5         280   $80,625      80.8
Paralegals and Legal Assistants                                180   $25,500      39.9          75   $34,028      62.3
Miscellaneous Legal Support Workers                            400   $29,737      59.3         205   $45,313      52.5



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; MALES

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

  EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND LIBRARY OCCUPATIONS
Postsecondary Teachers                                       5,410   $40,718      86.8       4,045   $46,965      88.7
Preschool and Kindergarten Teachers                             55   $11,439       0.0          45   $11,780       0.0
Elementary and Middle School Teachers                        4,730   $30,604      92.3       3,840   $31,717      94.8
Secondary School Teachers                                    2,590   $31,358      89.8       2,200   $32,302      91.0
Special Education Teachers                                      95   $30,871     100.0          70   $31,384     100.0
Other Teachers and Instructors                               1,445   $27,009      39.9         745   $35,476      39.2
Archivists, Curators, and Museum Technicians                   105   $29,583      63.8         100   $29,907      61.2
Librarians                                                     250   $30,980      90.0         180   $35,469      86.0
Library Technicians                                             60    $8,617      18.3          15    $9,205      73.3
Teacher Assistants                                             490   $12,903      23.4         155   $18,419      14.8
Other Education, Training, and Library Workers                 180   $32,500      87.6          85   $45,625      96.6

  ARTS, DESIGN, ENTERTAINMENT, SPORTS, AND MEDIA
       OCCUPATIONS
Artists and Related Workers                                    395   $27,455      40.7         275   $30,804      43.4
Designers                                                    1,485   $30,746      32.9       1,015   $37,643      35.7
Actors                                                          15   $14,375      53.3          10   $14,167     100.0
Producers and Directors                                        435   $34,118      39.7         375   $35,660      42.8
Athletes, Coaches, Umpires and Related Workers               1,135   $26,319      67.0         570   $32,296      80.1
Dancers and Choreographers                                      10   $36,250     100.0          10   $36,250     100.0
Musicians, Singers and Related Workers                         810   $16,111      34.9         310   $28,708      59.2
Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related
  Workers, All Other                                           115   $22,083      28.4          25   $22,083      37.5
Announcers                                                     375   $20,066      22.7         205   $23,333      24.8
News Analysts, Reporters, and Correspondents                   200   $33,894      76.9         160   $33,413      83.0
Public Relations Specialists                                   310   $36,250      73.5         255   $38,571      73.8
Editors                                                        360   $31,019      72.1         265   $35,795      76.4
Technical Writers                                               95   $39,219      52.6          70   $40,000      64.3
Writers and Authors                                            140   $16,875      49.3          50   $32,841      75.5
Miscellaneous Media and Communication Workers                   15   $35,000      43.8          15   $35,000      43.8
Broadcast and Sound Engineering Technicians and
  Radio Operators                                              350   $19,130      18.4         170   $29,444      23.3
Photographers                                                  430   $25,707      38.9         280   $29,338      42.7
Television, Video and Motion Picture Camera
  Operators and Editors                                         90   $17,045      25.0          50   $28,864      32.7
Media and Communication Equipment Workers,
  All Other                                                      0         .        .            0         .        .

  HEALTHCARE PRACTIONERS AND TECHNICAL OCCUPATIONS
Chiropractors                                                  120   $46,641     100.0          75   $85,341     100.0
Dentists                                                     1,055  $100,847      99.0         710  $104,167      98.5
Dieticians and Nutritionists                                    80   $30,625      68.4          55   $65,268      63.6
Optometrists                                                   170   $85,000     100.0         105  $101,071     100.0
Pharmacists                                                  1,270   $62,256      97.0       1,015   $65,423      97.7
Physicians and Surgeons                                      3,860  $152,525      99.5       3,160  $158,500      99.4
Physician Assistants                                           105   $28,750      32.7          55   $26,364      44.4



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; MALES

                                                                               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                                            2,150   $41,293      54.0       1,600   $43,368      52.5
Audiologists                                                    25   $27,500     100.0          25   $27,500     100.0
Occupational Therapists                                         35   $55,682     100.0          10   $78,750     100.0
Physical Therapists                                            450   $54,821      88.9         340   $62,778      85.3
Radiation Therapists                                            15   $24,688      42.9          15   $24,688      42.9
Recreational Therapists                                         15   $31,250     100.0          15   $31,250     100.0
Respiratory Therapists                                         375   $36,629      20.0         275   $40,750      20.4
Speech-Language Pathologists                                     4   $31,250     100.0           0         .        .
Therapists, All Others                                         190   $31,638      84.6         150   $39,432      90.7
Veterinarians                                                  395   $70,417     100.0         370   $90,156     100.0
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practioners,
  All Other                                                      0         .        .            0         .        .
Clinical Lab Technologists and Technicians                     535   $37,719      53.6         440   $40,250      52.1
Dental Hygienists                                               10   $41,250     100.0          10   $41,250     100.0
Diagnostic Related Technologists and Technicians               640   $35,927      14.4         500   $38,042      13.3
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics                 1,120   $28,095       5.5         870   $29,253       5.9
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practioners Support
  Technicians                                                  350   $15,931      19.2         220   $19,605      17.0
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses              490   $22,778       5.1         295   $26,120       6.4
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians              20   $45,313      42.9          10   $21,667       0.0
Opticians, Dispensing                                          135   $24,583      24.1         120   $31,042      27.0
Miscellaneous Health Technologists and Technicians             375   $27,422      27.3         275   $35,664      29.1
Other Healthcare Practioners and Technical
  Occupations                                                  435   $26,607      50.8         320   $30,221      45.3

HEALTHCARE SUPPORT OCCUPATIONS
Nursing, Psychiatric, and Home Health Aides                  1,540   $16,535       7.5         920   $18,995       8.6
Occupational Therapist Assistants and Aides                      4   $26,250       0.0           0         .        .
Physical Therapist Assistants and Aides                        135   $20,083       0.0         100   $22,500       0.0
Massage Therapists                                              25   $36,429      19.2          15   $36,250       0.0
Dental Assistants                                               65   $11,500      82.8          15   $11,625      76.9
Medical Assistants and Other Healthcare Support
 Occupations                                                   365   $16,354      25.5         195   $23,269      22.7

  PROTECTIVE SERVICE OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Correctional
  Officers                                                     465   $26,067      22.5         355   $26,377      23.7
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Police and
  Detectives                                                   835   $33,417      15.2         665   $35,972      14.1
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Fire Fighting and
  Prevention Workers                                           595   $35,790       4.6         520   $36,370       5.2
Supervisors, Protective Service Workers, All Other             580   $26,221      15.5         470   $26,838      17.7
Fire Fighters                                                2,675   $27,906       5.3       2,175   $28,084       4.3
Fire Inspectors                                                130   $25,083       6.2         110   $25,917       7.3
Baliffs, Correctional Officers and Jailers                   2,540   $20,543       9.1       1,775   $21,801       8.2
Detectives and Criminal Investigators                          875   $31,362      39.5         780   $31,142      36.9
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; MALES

                                                                               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                           5,155   $26,427      16.7       4,255   $26,850      16.5
Transit and Railroad Police                                      0         .        .            0         .        .
Animal Control Workers                                         110   $22,188       0.0          90   $25,288       0.0
Private Detectives and Investigators                           290   $29,786      23.4         210   $32,159      23.7
Security Guards and Gaming Surveillance Officers             6,290   $16,520       9.9       3,540   $20,263      10.4
Crossing Guards                                                 75    $8,333       0.0          30   $13,472       0.0
Lifeguards and Other Protective Service Workers                150   $28,750      17.6          80   $40,288      23.5

  FOOD PREPARATION AND SERVING RELATED OCCUPATIONS
Chefs and Head Cooks                                           755   $18,417      10.2         445   $22,528      10.5
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Food Preparation
  and Serving Workers                                        1,655   $22,091      11.2       1,095   $27,654      13.2
Cooks                                                        4,885   $10,884       3.9       2,040   $16,075       5.4
Food Preparation Workers                                       695    $9,324       3.6         315   $16,136       3.8
Bartenders                                                   1,030   $14,450       7.2         490   $20,698       7.1
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers,
  Including Fast Food                                          270   $15,231       6.0         120   $20,192      13.3
Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession and
  Coffee Shop                                                   85    $7,292       0.0          25   $37,604       0.0
Waiters and Waitresses                                       1,960   $10,099      13.9         740   $15,646      13.6
Food Servers, Nonrestaurant                                    170   $12,177       5.8         100   $15,521       4.0
Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender
  Helpers                                                      615   $10,788       0.3         240   $14,423       0.0
Dishwashers                                                    655    $9,013       0.0         210   $15,368       0.0
Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee
  Shop                                                         130   $24,643      37.1         100   $23,929      22.0
Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers,
  All Other                                                     30    $7,500       0.0          10   $25,357       0.0

  BUILDING AND GROUNDS CLEANING AND MAINTENANCE
    OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Housekeeping and
  Janitorial Workers                                         1,025   $25,360       7.5         785   $27,724       6.7
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Landscaping, Lawn
  Service, and Groundskeeping Workers                          940   $24,888      19.7         785   $25,387      19.6
Janitors and Building Cleaners                              10,900   $16,190       2.9       6,945   $19,811       2.9
Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners                              1,400   $11,926       1.2         700   $14,569       0.0
Pest Control Workers                                           805   $23,715       8.9         600   $24,952      11.5
Grounds Maintenance Workers                                  6,605   $13,182       5.8       3,415   $17,411       5.8

  PERSONAL CARE AND SERVICE OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Gaming Workers            1,325   $33,777      16.9       1,080   $35,741      16.5
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Personal Service
  Workers                                                      290   $23,393      23.4         260   $26,167      20.5
Animal Trainers                                                 50   $28,173      10.2          35   $28,173      15.2
Nonfarm Animal Caretakers                                      225   $11,625       4.0         145   $16,250       6.2



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; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Gaming Workers                                               2,790   $30,011      11.1       1,955   $30,920      11.5
Motion Picture Projectionists                                   30   $12,000       0.0          20   $13,269       0.0
Ushers,Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers                      90    $3,816       0.0          15    $7,083       0.0
Miscellaneous Entertainment Attendants and Related
  Workers                                                      325   $11,477      26.5         140   $24,265      21.1
Funeral Service Workers                                         95   $32,125      23.2          75   $33,906      21.6
Barbers                                                        720   $16,966       5.8         370   $21,250       7.3
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists                 435   $23,233       7.2         305   $24,891       4.9
Miscellaneous Personal Appearance Workers                       85   $16,023       9.6          45   $20,795       0.0
Baggage Porters, Bellhops, and Concierges                      280   $14,176       3.9         150   $18,929       7.2
Tour and Travel Guides                                          75   $17,000      27.6          45   $18,125      19.6
Transportation Attendants                                       45   $35,833       0.0          20   $41,406       0.0
Child Care Workers                                             305   $10,653      20.8          85   $19,896      24.1
Personal and Home Care Aides                                   195   $14,410      12.7         110   $16,125      10.0
Recreation and Fitness Workers                                 645   $19,750      33.6         420   $25,462      34.4
Residential Advisors                                           245    $7,019      23.4          75   $25,583      39.7
Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other                   115   $15,100       0.0          60   $25,375       0.0

  SALES AND RELATED OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Retail Sales
  Workers                                                   16,290   $30,507      23.0      13,460   $32,296      23.6
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Non-Retail Sales
  Workers                                                    5,450   $37,312      26.8       4,670   $39,767      27.7
Cashiers                                                     3,560   $12,166      13.3       1,560   $20,276      11.9
Counter and Rental Clerks                                      300   $11,349      11.6          95   $18,646      10.3
Parts Salespersons                                           1,510   $21,922       4.0       1,145   $23,990       5.2
Retail Salespersons                                         12,010   $22,932      19.0       7,560   $29,666      20.2
Advertising Sales Agents                                       685   $31,713      41.7         525   $32,826      38.0
Insurance Sales Agents                                       3,555   $42,140      54.8       2,810   $47,991      55.7
Securities, Commodities, and Finanancial Services
  Sales Agents                                                 715   $51,862      63.3         560   $61,473      64.4
Travel Agents                                                   40   $11,250     100.0          40   $11,250     100.0
Sales Representatives, Services, All Other                   2,285   $35,745      32.1       1,715   $40,802      29.8
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing           8,740   $36,977      31.7       7,520   $38,556      32.2
Models, Demonstrators, and Product Promoters                    30    $2,344      33.3           4   $41,250       0.0
Real Estate Brokers and Sales Agents                         1,480   $32,850      51.7       1,035   $39,712      55.9
Sales Engineers                                                115   $65,288      64.3         100   $66,731      67.0
Telemarketers                                                  140   $13,636       9.3          50   $28,333       0.0
Door-To-Door Sales Workers, News and Street Vendors
  and Related Workers                                          630   $17,276      17.5         315   $26,490      21.3
Sales and Related Workers, All Other                           730   $25,050      34.6         465   $34,667      32.1

OFFICE AND ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Office and
Administrative Support Workers                               4,480   $31,688      28.0       3,500   $34,385      28.8
Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service              75   $17,708       0.0          40   $39,688       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; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Telephone Operators                                            110   $19,076      16.2          70   $21,833      11.1
Communication Equipment Operators, All Other                    30   $45,577       0.0          30   $45,577       0.0
Bill and Account Collectors                                    465   $18,581      15.3         305   $22,000      17.6
Billing and Posting Clerks and Machine Operators               240   $22,243      31.8         190   $22,585      27.5
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks                   925   $22,704      29.3         595   $27,875      32.7
Gaming Cage Workers                                            130   $16,992       0.0          95   $20,172       0.0
Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks                                 165   $30,789      25.0         110   $31,050      21.1
Procurement Clerks                                             105   $43,375      29.9          95   $45,000      34.0
Tellers                                                        270   $12,375      32.3         150   $16,613      28.3
Brokerage Clerks                                                 0         .        .            0         .        .
Correspondence Clerks                                            0         .        .            0         .        .
Court, Municipal, and License Clerks                           155   $27,083      26.8         110   $29,615      30.0
Credit Authorizers, Checkers and Clerks                         45   $60,592      83.7          45   $60,592      83.7
Customer Service Representatives                             2,195   $25,621      22.2       1,600   $31,809      23.9
Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs                  110   $26,000     100.0         105   $26,417     100.0
File Clerks                                                    300   $17,000      21.5         140   $20,365      24.5
Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks                           315   $10,729      28.1         120   $18,304      16.8
Interviewers Except Eligibility and Loan                       345   $18,615      31.3         130   $27,019      18.6
Library Assistants, Clerical                                   120    $5,893      11.9          40   $16,473       0.0
Loan Interviewers and Clerks                                    85   $40,625      42.9          75   $41,250      36.8
New Account Clerks                                               0         .        .            0         .        .
Order Clerks                                                   550   $21,607       5.1         340   $28,828       6.2
Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and
  Timekeeping                                                  100   $25,547      27.3          60   $27,344      41.4
Receptionists and Information Clerks                           380    $9,750      22.9         160   $23,971      25.3
Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and
  Travel Clerks                                                240   $27,813      27.8         200   $30,446      25.9
Information and Record Clerks, All Other                       130   $15,859      20.9          55   $17,500      27.8
Cargo and Freight Agents                                        30   $27,292      32.3          30   $26,875      34.5
Couriers and Messengers                                        940   $15,893      14.4         490   $20,865       8.2
Dispatchers                                                  1,010   $25,605       8.2         785   $27,217       7.2
Meter Readers, Utilities                                       600   $21,968       2.7         485   $22,801       3.3
Postal Service Clerks                                          525   $39,829      26.8         420   $41,381      32.6
Postal Service Mail Carriers                                 1,580   $38,515      17.8       1,265   $40,495      18.5
Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and
  Processing Machine Operators                                 400   $39,787      34.9         300   $40,392      39.3
Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks                  1,335   $35,328      21.4       1,065   $36,661      20.6
Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks                      4,680   $20,937       3.7       3,520   $22,825       2.7
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers                               7,280   $15,713       6.0       3,985   $20,840       6.5
Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers,
  Recordkeeping                                                690   $23,449       6.8         410   $28,646       4.9
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants                      930   $21,029      26.4         560   $29,212      28.1
Computer Operators                                             995   $25,506      22.7         780   $28,605      23.3
Data Entry Keyers                                              465   $19,505      18.4         245   $24,455      11.3
Word Processors and Typists                                     30    $7,344       0.0          10   $20,938       0.0
Desktop Publishers                                               4   $23,750     100.0           4   $23,750     100.0
Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks                  125   $24,926      56.9          80   $46,607      75.9



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; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except
  Postal Service                                               330   $16,103       7.6         160   $21,759       0.0
Office Clerks, General                                       1,135   $20,621      18.7         685   $28,632      20.2
Office Machine Operators, Except Computer                       80   $21,000      18.8          30   $22,500      46.9
Proofreaders and Copy Markers                                    0         .        .            0         .        .
Statistical Assistants                                          30   $50,167      14.3          25   $50,500       0.0
Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other           970   $29,830      32.7         710   $32,269      25.7

FARMING, FISHING, AND FORESTRY OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Farming, Fishing
  and Forestry Workers                                       1,135   $25,768      16.9         740   $31,310      19.2
Agricultural Inspectors                                        140   $29,375      31.0         100   $38,083      12.9
Animal Breeders                                                 45   $12,321       0.0          25   $11,964       0.0
Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products                     150   $22,083       4.0          70   $26,667       8.3
Miscellaneous Agricultural Workers                           6,050   $13,229       3.6       2,910   $17,058       5.0
Fishers and Related Fishing Workers                            895   $16,622       2.7         315   $20,042       0.0
Hunters and Trappers                                            15   $23,333      31.3          10   $23,750       0.0
Forest and Conservation Workers                                290   $17,717       7.2         170   $21,389       7.1
Logging Workers                                              4,615   $19,907       2.8       2,570   $21,663       2.3

CONSTRUCTION AND EXTRACTION WORKERS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Construction
  Trades and Extraction Workers                             11,625   $34,768       7.3       8,475   $36,158       8.2
Boilermakers                                                   435   $35,580       2.3         145   $39,000       6.8
Brickmasons, Blockmasons, and Stonemasons                    2,570   $18,306       3.6       1,150   $21,985       1.7
Carpenters                                                  14,190   $19,647       3.7       8,100   $23,542       3.2
Carpet, Floor and Tile Installers and Finishers              1,770   $18,932       3.0         995   $22,783       2.7
Cement Masons, Concrete Finishers, and Terrazzo
  Workers                                                      950   $18,634       0.0         435   $20,954       0.0
Contruction Laborers                                        10,345   $17,874       2.9       5,600   $22,200       2.2
Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators             175   $26,477       0.0         110   $27,589       0.0
Pile-Driver Operators                                           15    $4,250       0.0           4   $28,750       0.0
Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment
  Operators                                                  4,550   $21,994       1.5       3,005   $25,103       2.1
Drywall Installers, Ceiling Tile Installers, and
  Tapers                                                     1,920   $19,679       1.1         900   $21,986       0.7
Electricians                                                 7,840   $31,216       4.2       5,855   $32,328       4.6
Glaziers                                                       350   $27,043       1.7         275   $27,356       2.2
Insulation Workers                                             595   $24,403       4.9         465   $26,325       6.2
Painters, Construction and Maintenance                       5,145   $17,998       2.1       2,630   $22,336       0.8
Paperhangers                                                   110   $14,500       0.0          50   $25,000       0.0
Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters          6,120   $25,487       2.6       4,175   $28,357       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                                                      2,010   $16,392       0.7         930   $21,182       1.1
Sheet Metal Workers                                          1,570   $26,871       3.8       1,170   $28,075       3.8
Structural Iron and Steel Workers                              835   $25,625       2.2         545   $27,160       3.3
Helpers, Construction Trades                                   680   $15,179       2.7         270   $18,355       3.3
Construction and Building Inspectors                           690   $26,834      17.1         495   $28,689      11.9
Elevator Installers and Repairers                               60   $47,857       0.0          60   $47,857       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; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Fence Erectors                                                 250   $18,444       6.5         165   $19,556       0.0
Hazardous Materials Removal Workers                            105   $30,852      10.5          60   $35,625      18.6
Highway Maintenance Workers                                  1,505   $17,107       1.0       1,130   $17,911       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                 325   $22,266       2.1         215   $26,731       3.2
Derrick, Rotary Drill, and Service Unit Operators,
  Oil, Gas, and Mining                                         950   $36,676       0.4         310   $40,625       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                                       435   $40,282      10.9         220   $39,625      15.1
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                                       380   $26,011       0.0         165   $25,990       0.0

INSTALLATION, MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Mechanics,
  Installers and Repairers                                   4,560   $37,124       7.0       3,830   $39,073       7.2
Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine
  Repairers                                                  1,570   $28,420      19.5       1,150   $33,193      19.8
Radio and Telecommunications Equipment Installers
  and Repairers                                              1,710   $36,490       4.9       1,425   $38,929       5.0
Avionics Technicians                                           135   $40,250      25.6         110   $40,167      10.0
Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related  Repairers             330   $26,569       0.0         260   $27,010       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                                                      240   $41,033       8.3         190   $41,033      10.5
Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor
  Vehicles                                                     155   $19,783      14.1         110   $19,674      19.6
Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers
  and Repairers                                                605   $22,523       7.3         455   $24,560       2.9
Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers                     325   $26,944       1.9         215   $29,943       0.0
Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians                   1,360   $35,938       6.3       1,070   $37,344       6.4
Automotive Body and Related Repairers                        1,765   $21,479       0.9       1,265   $23,892       0.3
Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers                      240   $26,250       0.0         190   $30,042       0.0
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics                11,000   $22,284       1.9       7,835   $26,013       1.7
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine
  Specialists                                                3,345   $28,397       2.2       2,745   $30,360       2.3
Heavy Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Service
  Technicians and Mechanics                                  2,140   $29,692       1.3       1,675   $30,784       1.5
Small Engine Mechanics                                         730   $19,063       2.7         455   $22,857       4.4
Miscellaneous Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Mechanics,
  Installers, and Repairers                                    595   $16,832       1.2         420   $18,285       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; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Control and Valve Installers and Repairers                     255   $29,009      12.6         220   $29,526      14.5
Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration
  Mechanics and Installers                                   2,940   $25,395       3.5       2,225   $26,963       2.9
Home Appliance Repairers                                       545   $25,219      11.8         410   $26,815      11.8
Industrial and Refractory Machinery Mechanics                5,930   $31,858       2.7       4,830   $33,412       3.2
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General                      5,005   $25,394       3.3       3,655   $27,956       3.4
Maintenance Workers, Machinery                                 325   $27,583       5.5         250   $31,776       0.0
Millwrights                                                  1,030   $35,781       1.5         650   $35,962       2.3
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers               1,715   $35,261       2.6       1,405   $37,264       3.2
Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers             1,370   $29,043       5.1       1,005   $32,149       6.1
Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers                   450   $36,053       9.6         360   $40,714      11.9
Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and
  Repairers                                                    680   $26,053      10.0         520   $26,412       8.8
Commercial Divers                                               35   $21,587       0.0          10   $21,250       0.0
Locksmiths and Safe Repairers                                  210   $28,056      22.4         160   $28,889      20.4
Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers               370   $21,083       2.2         230   $25,048       0.0
Riggers                                                        250   $27,902       0.8         125   $28,056       0.0
Signal and Track Switch Repairers                               65   $37,500       0.0          60   $37,917       0.0
Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers          95   $13,750       8.5          55   $20,962       0.0
Other Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers          2,015   $22,971       4.2       1,335   $28,038       4.2

PRODUCTION OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Production and
  Operating Workers                                         15,230   $33,172       9.3      12,525   $35,278       9.5
Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems
  Assemblers                                                    65   $36,635       1.5          60   $37,212       1.6
Electrical, Electronics, and Electromechanical
  Assemblers                                                 1,665   $22,240       3.5       1,100   $25,923       4.5
Engine and Other Machines Assemblers                           175   $23,438       1.1         135   $25,380       1.5
Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters                       265   $23,527       0.0         190   $28,235       0.0
Miscellaneous Assemblers and Fabricators                     8,225   $20,646       3.2       5,405   $23,415       3.5
Bakers                                                         145   $13,750       0.0          45   $32,639       0.0
Butchers and Other Meat, Poultry, and Fish Processing
  Workers                                                    2,590   $20,265       1.7       1,655   $22,488       1.3
Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine
  Operators and Tenders                                         45   $31,528       0.0          25   $32,083       0.0
Food Batchmakers                                               165   $22,469       3.0         135   $22,250       0.0
Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders                      10    $6,000       0.0           4   $11,250       0.0
Computer Control Programmers and Operators                     160   $29,135       4.4         115   $28,846       6.1
Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                               140   $26,458       0.0          95   $30,938       0.0
Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Metal and Plastic                                            105   $27,772       8.7          65   $27,250       0.0
Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Metal and Plastic                                            105   $30,938       0.0          65   $38,056       0.0
Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters,
  Operators and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                   1,075   $25,735       2.1         915   $26,748       2.5



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; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                               130   $19,345       0.0          75   $26,350       0.0
Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine
  Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal
   and Plastic                                                 335   $19,559       3.0         220   $25,208       0.0
Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                80   $27,500       0.0          70   $37,647       0.0
Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                     4   $63,125       0.0           4   $63,125       0.0
Machinists                                                   3,055   $28,858       2.9       2,420   $30,654       2.9
Metal Furnace and Kiln Operators and Tenders                   290   $22,458       2.8         190   $22,688       4.2
Model Makers and Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic               45   $26,000       0.0          35   $26,667       0.0
Molders and Molding Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                   390   $26,173       5.1         295   $30,563       6.7
Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Metal and Plastic                                            100   $28,409       0.0          70   $25,000       0.0
Tool and Die Makers                                            790   $32,794       2.4         670   $35,212       2.8
Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Workers                     10,855   $26,869       0.8       7,445   $28,477       1.0
Heat Treating Equipment Equipment Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                50   $18,375       0.0          30   $30,268       0.0
Lay-Out Workers, Metal and Plastic                           1,055   $27,088       0.7         740   $28,833       0.0
Plating and Coating Machine Setters, operators, and
  Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                   125   $35,469      15.1          80   $36,328       0.0
Tool Grinders, Filers and Sharpeners                           185   $27,546       0.0         135   $27,188       0.0
Metalworkers and Plastic Workers, All Others                 5,035   $26,178       2.4       3,660   $27,797       2.5
Bookbinders and Bindery Workers                                 60   $23,500      31.7          55   $24,250      35.2
Job Printers                                                   480   $26,149       6.3         335   $28,611       8.0
Prepress Technicians and Workers                               190   $26,932       4.2         140   $26,761       0.0
Printing Machine Operators                                   1,065   $25,465       5.6         820   $27,898       7.3
Laundry and Dry Cleaning Workers                               460   $21,028       6.5         290   $25,079       7.9
Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials              300   $16,827       0.0         170   $26,293       0.0
Sewing Machine Operators                                       755   $19,140       3.4         500   $20,875       3.4
Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers                          45   $12,750       0.0          25   $20,625       0.0
Shoe Machine Operators and Tenders                              35   $24,792       0.0          35   $24,792       0.0
Tailors, Dressmakers, and Sewers                               165   $21,033       5.5         115   $26,250       7.8
Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and
  Tenders                                                       40   $11,250       0.0          20   $27,750       0.0
Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders                                                      395   $26,767       0.0         365   $27,392       0.0
Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters,
  Operators, and Tenders                                       140   $16,713       0.0          85   $20,368       0.0
Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine
  Setters, Operators, and Tenders                               50   $23,906       0.0          20   $23,594       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                                10   $24,167       0.0          10   $24,167       0.0
Upholsterers                                                 3,145   $25,054       0.8       2,400   $26,162       1.0
Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other           225   $19,966       0.0         145   $24,954       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; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters                             730   $22,344       1.6         595   $23,986       2.0
Furniture Finishers                                            135   $28,906       5.9          90   $30,278       8.9
Model Makers and Patternmakers, Wood                            15   $25,833       0.0          10   $25,250       0.0
Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood         2,165   $19,834       0.5       1,380   $22,233       0.0
Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Except Sawing                                                675   $19,651       2.7         500   $22,143       3.0
Woodworkers, All Other                                         260   $18,973       3.4         150   $19,286       0.0
Power Plant Operators, Distributors, and Dispatchers           645   $51,362       9.2         545   $52,236       8.7
Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators                      685   $33,125       7.3         565   $35,625       6.9
Water and Liquid Waste Treatment Plant and System
  Workers                                                      460   $25,310       0.9         370   $26,037       1.1
Miscellaneous Plant and System Operators                       430   $38,571       9.0         350   $41,736      11.1
Chemical Processing Machine Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders                                                  450   $38,274       9.6         245   $41,250       6.1
Crushing, Grinding, Polishing, Mixing, and Blending
  Workers                                                    1,005   $23,287       5.0         765   $25,264       5.6
Cutting Workers                                              1,320   $20,507       3.2         920   $21,808       4.6
Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine
  Setters, Operators, and Tenders                              435   $22,439       0.7         330   $23,824       0.0
Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and
  Tenders                                                      325   $29,132       5.9         240   $29,792       7.9
Inspectors, Testers, Sorter, Samplers, and Weighers          5,430   $28,553       9.8       3,985   $30,860       9.2
Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers                  160   $31,250       5.6         135   $36,250       6.6
Medical, Dental and Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians          160   $30,030       6.3         125   $31,037       7.9
Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders          1,265   $17,376       4.7         700   $21,711       5.8
Painting Workers                                             1,645   $22,274       3.9       1,115   $25,370       2.0
Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine
  Workers                                                      110   $25,263       6.4          60   $24,896       0.0
Semiconductor Processors                                         0         .        .            0         .        .
Cementing and Gluing Machine Operators and Tenders             235   $21,161       0.0         150   $28,281       0.0
Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment
  Operators and Tenders                                         45   $21,528       0.0          35   $25,694       0.0
Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders           130   $18,438       0.0          85   $17,132       0.0
Etchers and Engravers                                           40   $30,278       0.0          30   $31,528       0.0
Molders, Shapers, and Casters, except Metal and
  Plastic                                                      275   $23,640       7.0         200   $24,743       9.5
Paper Goods Machines Setters, Operators, and Tenders           400   $33,750       7.0         275   $35,583       8.3
Tire Builders                                                  635   $41,831       0.3         560   $42,358       0.4
Helpers-Production Workers                                     585   $20,284       1.4         275   $29,583       0.7
Production Workers, All Other                               13,550   $22,811       3.1       9,355   $26,430       3.4

TRANSPORTATION AND MATERIAL MOVING OCCUPATIONS
Supervisors, Transportation and Material Moving
  Workers                                                    1,910   $32,281       9.3       1,535   $35,880      10.8
Aircraft Pilots and Flight Engineers                         1,140   $53,510      52.2         855   $56,458      54.2
Air Traffic Controllers and Airfield Operations
  Specialists                                                  260   $60,139      22.9         200   $69,091      28.0



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; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency
  Medical Technicians                                           85   $21,250       8.2          65   $21,442      10.4
Bus Drivers                                                  1,895   $14,142       6.4         715   $22,275       3.5
Driver/Sales Workers and Truck Drivers                      41,700   $26,108       2.3      29,065   $28,877       2.2
Taxi Drivers and Chauffers                                     500   $16,231       4.2         245   $19,115       0.0
Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other                              85   $11,667       4.7          50   $27,083       0.0
Locomotive Engineers and Operators                             560   $56,034       9.4         450   $60,661      11.8
Railroad Brake, Signal, and Switch Operators                    90   $42,112       0.0          80   $42,414       0.0
Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters                            440   $53,409       6.4         380   $56,538       5.8
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                                        135   $39,612       0.0         120   $40,096       0.0
Parking Lot Attendants                                         220   $13,289       3.6         120   $16,339       0.0
Service Station Attendants                                     755   $12,316       5.7         410   $16,273       6.1
Transportation Inspectors                                      135   $37,500      23.9         120   $38,625      26.4
Other Transportation Workers                                   105   $30,500       6.6          75   $30,761       9.5
Conveyor Operators and Tenders                                  55   $17,500       0.0          25   $20,000       0.0
Crane and Tower Operators                                    1,475   $35,426       2.6         920   $35,475       3.2
Dredge, Excavating, and Loading Machine Operators              565   $22,367       1.4         325   $25,061       0.0
Hoist and Winch Operators                                      335   $35,078       0.0          90   $26,875       0.0
Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators                       7,750   $20,088       1.8       5,070   $22,810       2.3
Cleaners of  Vehicles and Equipment                          1,980   $14,747       3.6       1,125   $18,684       3.5
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Materials Movers,
  Hand                                                      14,645   $17,485       3.3       8,085   $22,038       3.2
Machine Feeders and Offbearers                                 460   $22,610       0.4         355   $23,750       0.6
Packers and Packagers, Hand                                  1,160   $13,750       2.9         630   $18,609       2.9
Pumping Station Operators                                      165   $35,250       3.6          80   $37,760       7.4
Refuse and Recyclable Materials Collectors                     695   $15,306       0.0         455   $19,141       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                             840   $26,882       3.3         650   $28,678       4.3

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