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

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


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

21 to 74 years                                             444,450   $19,624      27.3     255,605   $26,533      30.4

  MANAGEMENT OCCUPATIONS
Chief executives                                             3,010   $48,886      58.0       2,420   $52,717      59.6
General and Operations Managers                              2,955   $37,199      36.6       2,465   $40,815      35.5
Legislators                                                    165   $27,772      71.8          90   $31,875      73.0
Advertising and Promotions Managers                            160   $22,788      37.0         120   $24,712      40.7
Marketing and Sales Managers                                 1,975   $29,420      46.0       1,470   $35,506      44.0
Public Relations Managers                                      175   $47,981      79.2         155   $48,269      80.8
Administrative Services Managers                               275   $36,125      25.9         225   $36,563      23.8
Computer and Information Systems Managers                      530   $38,478      59.4         450   $40,161      56.9
Financial Managers                                           2,185   $31,750      49.6       1,720   $36,089      50.7
Human Resources Managers                                     1,195   $31,911      38.3         945   $34,554      38.2
Industrial Production Managers                                 510   $35,227      24.8         430   $37,348      25.3
Purchasing Managers                                            295   $36,089      34.1         235   $37,969      32.8
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers             635   $23,783      12.8         485   $26,119       9.7
Farm, Ranch, and Other Agricultural Managers                 5,185   $21,095      25.0       3,945   $23,016      26.2
Farmers and Ranchers                                         9,795   $13,529      19.1       6,870   $15,089      19.0
Construction Managers                                        2,490   $32,415      28.5       1,705   $37,264      31.7
Education Administrators                                     2,445   $33,730      70.9       1,325   $37,067      72.6
Engineering Managers                                           170   $57,105      73.2         135   $60,417      82.7
Food Service Managers                                        2,735   $20,976      18.9       1,880   $24,433      21.7
Funeral Directors                                              105   $36,875      32.1          90   $43,462      34.1
Gaming Managers                                                405   $18,229      16.0         300   $27,991      17.4
Lodging Managers                                             1,325   $18,313      29.2         740   $23,388      28.7
Medical and Health Services Managers                         1,255   $35,846      57.5         995   $39,648      57.1
Natural Sciences Managers                                       40   $39,375     100.0          35   $40,417     100.0
Postmasters and Mail Superintendents                           465   $31,823      16.5         310   $38,244      19.6
Property, Real Estate, and Community Association
  Managers                                                   1,490   $21,610      38.3         865   $28,203      32.5
Social and Community Service Managers                        1,135   $22,659      59.5         765   $30,037      63.4
Managers, All Other                                          5,450   $31,794      40.0       4,210   $35,454      40.5

  BUSINESS AND FINANCIAL OPERATIONS OCCUPATIONS
Agents and Business Managers of Artists,Performers,
  and Athletes                                                  70   $19,773      40.0          35   $31,250      30.6
Purchasing Agents and Buyers, Farm Products                    115   $36,042      23.9         105   $37,768      25.2
Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products              680   $20,063      16.9         360   $26,706      14.9
Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and
  Farm Products                                                600   $27,449      23.0         495   $30,398      24.7
Claims Adusters, Appraisers, Examiners, and
  Investigators                                                700   $28,825      56.1         530   $30,677      56.8
Compliance Officers, Except Agriculture, Construction,
  Health and Safety, and Transportation                        395   $28,092      30.0         295   $30,742      33.3
Cost Estimators                                                295   $34,844      29.4         185   $40,417      33.2



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.)

          MONTANA; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Human Resources, Training, and Labor Relations
  Specialists                                                1,935   $26,894      41.0       1,445   $30,811      41.6
Logisticians                                                    35   $40,469      37.1          25   $40,781      26.1
Management Analysts                                          1,135   $31,039      67.5         680   $34,675      63.3
Meeting and Convention Planners                                 25   $26,250      52.2          15  $106,250      66.7
Other Business Operations Specialists                          475   $24,688      43.8         270   $28,879      42.2
Accountants and Auditors                                     4,780   $26,200      69.0       3,325   $30,838      71.1
Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate                        505   $26,699      44.5         395   $26,836      41.9
Budget Analysts                                                130   $36,736      58.8         120   $37,589      64.7
Credit Analysts                                                 15   $15,375      58.8           4   $13,750       0.0
Financial Analysts                                              80   $39,444      74.4          60   $40,750      76.3
Personal Financial Advisors                                    690   $29,593      68.9         485   $30,592      72.3
Insurance Underwriters                                         130   $27,059      30.8          90   $30,909      29.5
Financial Examiners                                             60   $46,875      89.8          60   $46,875      89.8
Loan Counselors and Officers                                 1,475   $30,125      42.3       1,315   $30,830      43.9
Tax Examiners, Collectors, and Revenue Agents                  160   $29,125      36.3         130   $31,875      35.2
Tax Preparers                                                  425    $6,467      42.8          75   $23,319      26.0
Financial Specialists, All Other                               155   $25,950      51.6         140   $26,100      49.3

  COMPUTER AND MATHEMATICAL OCCUPATIONS
Computer Scientists and System Analyts                       1,195   $36,372      52.8         895   $40,191      55.3
Computer Programmers                                           975   $35,278      48.6         760   $38,021      47.1
Computer Software Engineers                                    655   $38,207      66.1         465   $41,136      74.2
Computer Support Specialists                                   800   $30,746      41.0         605   $32,571      43.5
Database Administrators                                         60   $27,188      69.5          55   $28,125      73.2
Network and Computer Systems Administrators                    375   $29,643      48.9         260   $32,095      51.1
Network Systems and Data Communication Analysts                465   $26,103      42.0         280   $32,500      38.2
Actuaries                                                        4    $1,250       0.0           0         .        .
Mathematicians                                                   0         .        .            0         .        .
Operations Research Analysts                                   140   $46,833      55.6         110   $48,750      45.4
Statisticians                                                   70   $16,154      80.0          35   $26,875      65.7
Miscellaneous Mathematical Science Occupations                  10   $33,750     100.0          10   $33,750     100.0

ARCHITECTURE, ENGINEERING OCCUPATIONS
Architects, Except Naval                                       610   $37,500      92.5         425   $40,943      96.9
Surveyors, Cartographers, and Photogrammetrists                410   $26,629      86.6         300   $34,265      84.7
Aerospace Engineers                                             55   $17,721      29.1           0         .        .
Agricultural Engineers                                          10   $46,607     100.0          10   $46,607     100.0
Biomedical Engineers                                            25   $29,375      85.2          15   $38,750     100.0
Chemical Engineers                                             105   $61,250      80.8          65   $75,625      87.9
Civil Engineers                                                960   $40,729      80.3         790   $43,656      82.4
Computer Hardware Engineers                                     70   $40,357      85.7          55   $53,393      86.8
Electrical and Electronic Engineers                            440   $45,000      57.5         345   $47,772      66.1
Environmental Engineers                                        200   $39,722      87.5         160   $41,204      90.1
Industrial Engineers, Including Health and Safety              210   $38,500      66.7         170   $46,250      72.1
Marine Engineers and Naval Architects                           10  $121,667      75.0           4   $56,250       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.)

          MONTANA; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Materials Engineers                                             40   $56,369     100.0          40   $56,369     100.0
Mechanical Engineers                                           325   $41,600      71.9         285   $41,450      74.0
Mining and Geological Engineers,Including Mining
  Safety Engineers                                              90   $43,068      64.8          60   $45,625      71.2
Nuclear Engineers                                                0         .        .            0         .        .
Petroleum Engineers                                             95   $54,219      85.6          65   $60,536      85.9
Engineers, All Others                                          600   $44,038      87.1         440   $50,000      91.4
Drafters                                                       855   $25,929      28.7         560   $32,750      32.8
Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters                       960   $32,067      17.5         790   $36,700      17.5
Surveying and Mapping Technicians                              590   $21,714       6.3         330   $30,765       8.8

  LIFE, PHYSICAL, AND SOCIAL SCIENCE OCCUPATIONS
Agricultural and Food Scientists                               195   $30,750      86.1         125   $33,750      80.3
Biological Scientists                                          825   $33,641      99.2         620   $36,481      98.9
Conservation Scientists and Foresters                          775   $41,424      89.9         645   $43,487      90.4
Medical Scientists                                              45   $27,750     100.0          35   $30,000     100.0
Astronomers and Physicists                                      40   $16,429      71.4          30   $32,813      60.0
Atmospheric and Space Scientists                               110   $52,750      84.5          95   $53,021      92.5
Chemists and Materials Scientists                              215   $26,607      81.8         140   $35,000      83.1
Environmental Scientists and Geoscientists                     805   $38,710      92.0         575   $42,399      93.8
Physical Scientists, All Other                                 455   $24,167      93.2         315   $30,375      91.1
Economists                                                      80   $46,389     100.0          55   $50,167     100.0
Market/Survey Researchers                                      145   $22,625      62.1          95   $34,464      71.9
Psychologists                                                  570   $33,047      99.6         265   $41,792      99.2
Sociologists                                                     4   $16,250     100.0           0         .        .
Urban and Regional Planners                                    105   $27,125      76.2          90   $28,250      71.9
Miscellaneous Social Scientists and Related Workers            200   $26,250      96.0         135   $35,673      98.5
Agricultural and Food Science Technicians                      145   $26,691      47.6          90   $31,250      64.8
Biological Technicians                                         100   $21,000      62.7          40   $33,750      78.9
Chemical Technicians                                           145   $26,422      12.4          95   $28,693      19.4
Geological and Petroleum Technicians                           105   $40,357      50.9          85   $41,786      52.4
Nuclear Technicians                                             10   $30,417      80.0           4   $31,250     100.0
Other Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians           595   $16,493      50.2         235   $27,143      52.1

  COMMUNITY AND SOCIAL SERVICES OCCUPATIONS
Counselors                                                   2,445   $23,485      72.3       1,285   $26,813      72.0
Social Workers                                               2,310   $22,980      71.6       1,520   $25,771      69.7
Misc. Community and Social Service Specialists               1,215   $20,476      52.4         775   $25,500      56.7
Clergy                                                       1,540   $23,464      77.5       1,215   $25,051      77.4
Directors, Religious Activities and Education                  195   $17,266      49.7         100   $24,063      60.8
Religious Workers, All Other                                   275   $16,853      72.5         125   $29,135      86.5

  LEGAL OCCUPATIONS
Lawyers                                                      2,300   $49,811     100.0       1,755   $52,257     100.0
Judges, Magistrates, and Other Judicial Workers                285   $28,304      43.0         160   $32,188      45.3
Paralegals and Legal Assistants                                720   $24,180      39.3         515   $26,469      39.7
Miscellaneous Legal Support Workers                            970   $21,839      28.0         575   $27,643      21.9



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.)

          MONTANA; BOTH SEXES

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

  EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND LIBRARY OCCUPATIONS
Postsecondary Teachers                                       4,280   $31,350      90.6       2,840   $40,780      93.1
Preschool and Kindergarten Teachers                          1,190   $11,041      45.9         580   $15,058      46.7
Elementary and Middle School Teachers                       12,555   $26,078      92.1       9,035   $30,409      96.6
Secondary School Teachers                                    3,275   $29,379      94.2       2,475   $31,997      97.6
Special Education Teachers                                     635   $21,672      84.2         460   $27,121      90.7
Other Teachers and Instructors                               1,795    $8,596      46.1         440   $22,625      54.8
Archivists, Curators, and Museum Technicians                   190   $19,500      56.3         125   $25,913      65.0
Librarians                                                     680   $24,743      76.9         275   $33,176      86.3
Library Technicians                                            155   $12,802      17.6          70   $18,125      35.2
Teacher Assistants                                           3,315    $8,176      18.6         455   $15,098      18.9
Other Education, Training, and Library Workers                 205   $27,031      79.1         130   $31,196      82.0

  ARTS, DESIGN, ENTERTAINMENT, SPORTS, AND MEDIA
       OCCUPATIONS
Artists and Related Workers                                  1,245   $12,412      37.9         580   $21,544      38.6
Designers                                                    1,970   $15,608      32.2       1,000   $26,542      35.8
Actors                                                          80   $12,500      67.9          10  $127,500       0.0
Producers and Directors                                        195   $24,063      51.5         160   $27,813      48.1
Athletes, Coaches, Umpires and Related Workers                 910   $11,936      50.7         255   $28,750      71.4
Dancers and Choreographers                                      45    $6,500      11.4           0         .        .
Musicians, Singers and Related Workers                         315    $8,500      35.1          60   $21,700      38.7
Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related
  Workers, All Other                                           100   $16,979       7.1          25   $40,673       0.0
Announcers                                                     270   $15,078      29.5         120   $22,250      21.3
News Analysts, Reporters, and Correspondents                   320   $17,409      69.8         215   $23,047      67.8
Public Relations Specialists                                   365   $20,563      68.3         175   $31,705      77.8
Editors                                                        545   $22,188      67.1         355   $28,194      69.5
Technical Writers                                              100   $35,938      74.7          80   $35,625      78.8
Writers and Authors                                            690   $14,231      70.9         290   $25,714      64.0
Miscellaneous Media and Communication Workers                  110   $14,479      55.0          35   $19,000      44.4
Broadcast and Sound Engineering Technicians and
  Radio Operators                                              235   $21,750      14.0         160   $22,222      15.6
Photographers                                                  470   $15,292      56.3         245   $28,152      54.9
Television, Video and Motion Picture Camera
  Operators and Editors                                         60   $11,538      48.3          20   $30,417      36.8
Media and Communication Equipment Workers,
  All Other                                                      0         .        .            0         .        .

  HEALTHCARE PRACTIONERS AND TECHNICAL OCCUPATIONS
Chiropractors                                                  210   $40,536     100.0         165   $39,375     100.0
Dentists                                                       515   $86,076     100.0         245   $77,232     100.0
Dieticians and Nutritionists                                   250   $29,000      80.4         130   $33,906      76.7
Optometrists                                                   115   $84,167     100.0          80   $96,875     100.0
Pharmacists                                                    780   $52,391      89.1         505   $60,810      94.9
Physicians and Surgeons                                      1,885  $115,139      99.3       1,270  $123,767      99.4
Physician Assistants                                           165   $50,804      66.5          95   $56,125      67.0



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.)

          MONTANA; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Podiatrists                                                     25   $61,042     100.0          25   $60,625     100.0
Registered Nurses                                            7,720   $31,235      59.9       4,355   $36,729      58.9
Audiologists                                                    50   $31,750      92.3          30   $60,250      86.7
Occupational Therapists                                        255   $24,107      98.8         105   $31,974      97.2
Physical Therapists                                            665   $35,952      92.9         385   $48,519      96.6
Radiation Therapists                                            25   $35,000       8.3          20   $36,250       9.1
Recreational Therapists                                         20   $27,344     100.0          15   $35,139     100.0
Respiratory Therapists                                         315   $31,067      17.1         220   $35,000      22.5
Speech-Language Pathologists                                   315   $31,546      82.1          65   $39,821      89.4
Therapists, All Others                                         240   $20,759      77.6          90   $31,346      97.8
Veterinarians                                                  405   $37,656     100.0         275   $43,750     100.0
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practioners,
  All Other                                                     75   $33,889      67.6          40  $100,227      90.2
Clinical Lab Technologists and Technicians                     855   $26,071      66.9         540   $30,833      66.4
Dental Hygienists                                              430   $23,359      55.7         100   $36,333      49.0
Diagnostic Related Technologists and Technicians               895   $26,956      19.8         560   $35,798      19.8
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics                   245   $21,750       9.7         165   $25,288       9.6
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practioners Support
  Technicians                                                  830   $15,489      17.8         465   $19,513      17.9
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses            2,030   $20,373       8.8       1,030   $23,643      11.1
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians             450   $16,682      12.2         280   $19,360      14.2
Opticians, Dispensing                                          220   $20,700      12.4         170   $22,292      12.8
Miscellaneous Health Technologists and Technicians             280   $19,290      40.9         150   $21,949      51.7
Other Healthcare Practioners and Technical
  Occupations                                                  230   $30,183      59.2         140   $33,438      58.5

HEALTHCARE SUPPORT OCCUPATIONS
Nursing, Psychiatric, and Home Health Aides                  6,860   $12,232       7.5       3,290   $16,038       4.7
Occupational Therapist Assistants and Aides                     25   $25,750       7.4          20   $27,500       0.0
Physical Therapist Assistants and Aides                        150   $16,806      18.2          70   $20,333       2.8
Massage Therapists                                             295   $10,857      35.7          80   $23,000      41.3
Dental Assistants                                              770   $17,222       7.9         365   $20,572      10.7
Medical Assistants and Other Healthcare Support
 Occupations                                                 1,865   $14,636      19.1         910   $19,526      17.3

  PROTECTIVE SERVICE OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Correctional
  Officers                                                     155   $25,679      24.2         110   $26,406      21.8
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Police and
  Detectives                                                   200   $36,181      31.3         190   $36,111      30.0
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Fire Fighting and
  Prevention Workers                                           225   $38,750      35.0         150   $42,778      44.6
Supervisors, Protective Service Workers, All Other             180   $33,295      25.1         165   $33,864      23.5
Fire Fighters                                                1,175   $26,989      18.7         610   $36,531      25.0
Fire Inspectors                                                220   $41,481      66.7         125   $51,214      69.4
Baliffs, Correctional Officers and Jailers                     785   $23,053      13.1         595   $24,271      13.8
Detectives and Criminal Investigators                          425   $36,198      45.1         355   $37,548      40.7
Fish and Game Wardens                                          175   $23,080      51.4         120   $24,464      58.5



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.)

          MONTANA; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Parking Enforcement Workers                                      4   $18,750       0.0           4   $18,750       0.0
Police and Sheriff Patrol Officers                           1,775   $30,543      28.7       1,455   $31,523      28.7
Transit and Railroad Police                                      0         .        .            0         .        .
Animal Control Workers                                          65   $20,357      48.4          40   $22,500      45.0
Private Detectives and Investigators                           125   $26,845      47.2          85   $26,513      39.1
Security Guards and Gaming Surveillance Officers             1,510   $16,700      12.4         790   $23,420      12.5
Crossing Guards                                                285    $7,095       0.7          15   $27,917       0.0
Lifeguards and Other Protective Service Workers                385    $9,595      35.2          75   $26,364      43.2

  FOOD PREPARATION AND SERVING RELATED OCCUPATIONS
Chefs and Head Cooks                                           865   $15,733      15.1         460   $17,194      11.1
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Food Preparation
  and Serving Workers                                        2,155   $14,720      11.0       1,250   $17,966       9.7
Cooks                                                        7,185    $9,984       4.9       2,575   $14,505       3.8
Food Preparation Workers                                     1,415    $7,073       3.4         330   $12,280       0.6
Bartenders                                                   3,610   $10,704      10.3       1,480   $13,774       8.4
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers,
  Including Fast Food                                          790    $8,475       4.0         255   $12,156       8.6
Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession and
  Coffee Shop                                                  335    $5,731       7.8          45   $13,162       0.0
Waiters and Waitresses                                       5,785   $10,137      11.5       1,600   $13,792      11.2
Food Servers, Nonrestaurant                                    395   $11,183       1.5         135   $19,554       0.0
Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender
  Helpers                                                      280    $6,308       9.2          50   $10,536       0.0
Dishwashers                                                    985    $6,174       5.0         120   $12,177       0.0
Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee
  Shop                                                         280    $5,486       7.5          45   $15,625       0.0
Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers,
  All Other                                                      4   $11,250       0.0           4   $11,250       0.0

  BUILDING AND GROUNDS CLEANING AND MAINTENANCE
    OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Housekeeping and
  Janitorial Workers                                           560   $17,987      15.0         350   $21,979      20.6
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Landscaping, Lawn
  Service, and Groundskeeping Workers                          315   $22,112      19.7         175   $30,938      16.0
Janitors and Building Cleaners                               7,545   $11,659       6.8       3,045   $19,419       6.0
Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners                              4,430    $7,636       5.0       1,300   $13,198       1.6
Pest Control Workers                                            65   $25,156       0.0          55   $25,000       0.0
Grounds Maintenance Workers                                  2,390   $10,449      15.9         680   $20,566      21.9

  PERSONAL CARE AND SERVICE OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Gaming Workers              250   $13,500      27.8         135   $18,636      40.4
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Personal Service
  Workers                                                      300   $21,691      27.6         225   $23,929      26.3
Animal Trainers                                                295   $11,719      22.3         140   $16,625      19.0
Nonfarm Animal Caretakers                                      575   $10,181      14.6         230   $15,789      12.5



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.)

          MONTANA; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Gaming Workers                                                 265    $8,036      13.5          85   $11,552      35.7
Motion Picture Projectionists                                   25    $4,297       0.0           0         .        .
Ushers,Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers                      60    $2,132      15.5           0         .        .
Miscellaneous Entertainment Attendants and Related
  Workers                                                      470    $7,310      26.0          90   $17,500      46.7
Funeral Service Workers                                         35   $22,344       0.0          20   $21,406       0.0
Barbers                                                        370   $12,935       3.0         215   $14,395       0.0
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists               2,320   $10,997       4.8         995   $15,150       3.5
Miscellaneous Personal Appearance Workers                      195   $12,011       1.0          90   $16,071       0.0
Baggage Porters, Bellhops, and Concierges                       85    $9,167      23.3          25   $20,227      11.5
Tour and Travel Guides                                         585   $10,991      37.0         130   $14,896      49.6
Transportation Attendants                                      145   $14,500      28.5          35   $31,094      41.7
Child Care Workers                                           5,605    $7,566      13.0       2,090   $11,914      13.0
Personal and Home Care Aides                                 1,550    $9,195      11.7         575   $14,426      10.6
Recreation and Fitness Workers                                 975   $11,087      35.4         360   $19,235      46.9
Residential Advisors                                           405   $11,209      14.8         150   $18,385      12.1
Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other                   135    $4,625      16.2          30   $16,458      41.9

  SALES AND RELATED OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Retail Sales
  Workers                                                   11,805   $22,492      22.0       8,895   $26,105      21.7
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Non-Retail Sales
  Workers                                                    2,870   $27,863      24.1       2,260   $31,180      24.0
Cashiers                                                     6,850    $9,785       7.1       2,475   $14,472       8.0
Counter and Rental Clerks                                      525    $8,731      17.3         215   $12,140      10.1
Parts Salespersons                                             880   $20,428       9.2         755   $21,778      10.4
Retail Salespersons                                         11,800   $14,377      17.8       5,970   $21,573      18.4
Advertising Sales Agents                                       825   $26,453      31.3         620   $30,875      30.8
Insurance Sales Agents                                       1,810   $28,088      39.2       1,225   $34,185      35.0
Securities, Commodities, and Finanancial Services
  Sales Agents                                                 915   $32,143      57.5         670   $40,536      60.0
Travel Agents                                                  385   $17,708      17.7         245   $20,855      20.1
Sales Representatives, Services, All Other                   1,255   $22,906      32.5         720   $26,172      34.0
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing           3,535   $31,193      31.3       2,770   $33,538      31.5
Models, Demonstrators, and Product Promoters                   305    $4,222      10.6          30   $12,222      26.7
Real Estate Brokers and Sales Agents                         2,250   $28,448      44.0       1,455   $35,851      47.3
Sales Engineers                                                 50   $46,964      86.5          45   $55,139      84.4
Telemarketers                                                  570    $9,179      12.5         140   $19,118      17.4
Door-To-Door Sales Workers, News and Street Vendors
  and Related Workers                                          860    $8,274      13.5         195   $25,833      17.5
Sales and Related Workers, All Other                           605   $16,660      47.4         355   $30,223      49.0

OFFICE AND ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Office and
Administrative Support Workers                               5,290   $22,412      27.5       3,840   $27,029      27.7
Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service             290   $15,038       7.6         180   $16,680       7.9



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.)

          MONTANA; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Telephone Operators                                             60   $15,739      23.0          30   $15,179      29.0
Communication Equipment Operators, All Other                     4   $50,750      71.4           4   $50,750      71.4
Bill and Account Collectors                                    485   $19,661      21.4         295   $23,324      23.5
Billing and Posting Clerks and Machine Operators             1,070   $17,707      14.0         645   $20,285      10.8
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks                 8,865   $15,100      15.3       4,585   $20,300      12.2
Gaming Cage Workers                                             40   $10,625       0.0          15   $12,917       0.0
Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks                                 595   $18,630      16.5         410   $21,273      15.3
Procurement Clerks                                              55   $17,679       9.1          35   $25,208      13.5
Tellers                                                      1,685   $12,737      13.0         890   $16,292      12.9
Brokerage Clerks                                                50   $18,125      26.9          35   $18,438      40.0
Correspondence Clerks                                            0         .        .            0         .        .
Court, Municipal, and License Clerks                           405   $19,276      14.8         310   $21,114      13.2
Credit Authorizers, Checkers and Clerks                        115   $18,000       7.9          75   $21,172      12.3
Customer Service Representatives                             4,220   $16,905      16.8       2,625   $20,498      16.2
Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs                  300   $24,095      23.4         230   $24,907      17.7
File Clerks                                                    870   $10,863       9.5         325   $18,711       9.5
Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks                           890   $10,803       6.3         320   $13,913       6.5
Interviewers Except Eligibility and Loan                     1,160    $9,513      23.3         325   $20,867      17.6
Library Assistants, Clerical                                   400    $8,856      25.6          95   $16,842      31.3
Loan Interviewers and Clerks                                   450   $17,547      21.3         280   $19,460      24.0
New Account Clerks                                              40   $19,519       9.8          35   $19,904      10.8
Order Clerks                                                   260   $15,227       9.2         130   $24,375      17.1
Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and
  Timekeeping                                                  155   $18,333      14.7         120   $19,083      15.0
Receptionists and Information Clerks                         3,515   $11,653      14.9       1,415   $17,202      17.3
Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and
  Travel Clerks                                                325   $15,513      20.1         190   $20,875      25.9
Information and Record Clerks, All Other                       315   $18,798      26.5         195   $22,375      21.8
Cargo and Freight Agents                                        40   $27,727      17.5          30   $28,352      24.1
Couriers and Messengers                                        445   $13,721      13.7         225   $26,534      14.5
Dispatchers                                                  1,200   $19,752      11.7         815   $22,488      10.1
Meter Readers, Utilities                                       135   $28,036      13.2          90   $30,417       9.0
Postal Service Clerks                                          730   $30,818       8.5         385   $37,521       6.5
Postal Service Mail Carriers                                 1,345   $34,637      16.1         925   $37,730      17.0
Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and
  Processing Machine Operators                                 410   $34,191      15.7         285   $36,875      15.2
Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks                    590   $20,750      30.2         385   $25,066      25.1
Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks                        990   $15,990      10.9         580   $18,693      13.6
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers                               2,905   $12,872      11.5       1,345   $18,680       8.3
Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers,
  Recordkeeping                                                215   $14,427       8.3         120   $22,071       6.6
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants                   12,710   $16,322      14.0       6,830   $20,341      14.3
Computer Operators                                             575   $19,612      15.1         340   $23,024      18.2
Data Entry Keyers                                            1,295   $13,636      22.0         540   $19,683      17.8
Word Processors and Typists                                    435   $16,225       9.9         235   $20,331       3.8
Desktop Publishers                                              15    $4,844       0.0           0         .        .
Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks                  540   $16,866      26.4         335   $19,754      27.0



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.)

          MONTANA; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except
  Postal Service                                               300   $11,505       3.3         140   $13,992       4.3
Office Clerks, General                                       3,800   $14,343      16.9       1,770   $19,856      15.0
Office Machine Operators, Except Computer                      220   $11,387      11.8          70   $13,804       0.0
Proofreaders and Copy Markers                                   55    $7,891      30.2           4   $16,250     100.0
Statistical Assistants                                         120   $14,643      23.7          40   $19,091       0.0
Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other         1,645   $15,842      27.6         860   $22,168      28.8

FARMING, FISHING, AND FORESTRY OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Farming, Fishing
  and Forestry Workers                                         595   $26,858      24.6         395   $31,991      25.3
Agricultural Inspectors                                         85   $20,500      48.8          40   $28,889      23.8
Animal Breeders                                                 70    $5,500      11.8          40   $13,125      15.8
Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products                     200    $4,900      19.0          50   $33,750       0.0
Miscellaneous Agricultural Workers                           6,280   $11,888      10.6       3,335   $15,957      10.8
Fishers and Related Fishing Workers                            150   $24,688      22.1          30   $58,077       6.7
Hunters and Trappers                                            15    $9,444       0.0           4   $40,417       0.0
Forest and Conservation Workers                                310   $10,236      25.0          90   $22,000      38.9
Logging Workers                                              1,995   $22,008       5.3         745   $24,572       6.6

CONSTRUCTION AND EXTRACTION WORKERS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Construction
  Trades and Extraction Workers                              3,835   $32,715      12.3       2,630   $36,606      10.9
Boilermakers                                                   100   $31,250       0.0          45   $25,956       0.0
Brickmasons, Blockmasons, and Stonemasons                      495   $23,281       9.5         165   $34,000       4.8
Carpenters                                                   7,735   $20,678      12.3       3,540   $26,532      11.7
Carpet, Floor and Tile Installers and Finishers                800   $21,641       6.4         495   $22,250       4.0
Cement Masons, Concrete Finishers, and Terrazzo
  Workers                                                      390   $20,645       4.6         110   $25,250      10.2
Contruction Laborers                                         4,550   $18,449       6.5       1,605   $26,278       5.7
Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators             140   $15,662       0.0           4   $21,250       0.0
Pile-Driver Operators                                           15   $11,250       0.0          15   $11,250       0.0
Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment
  Operators                                                  2,530   $27,732       4.1       1,320   $31,211       4.1
Drywall Installers, Ceiling Tile Installers, and
  Tapers                                                       890   $20,483       4.2         415   $25,556       3.6
Electricians                                                 2,065   $34,839       8.9       1,425   $38,393       7.9
Glaziers                                                       150   $25,741       0.0         125   $26,343       0.0
Insulation Workers                                             205   $16,910       7.7         110   $17,279       0.0
Painters, Construction and Maintenance                       1,450   $16,734      14.5         590   $26,646      11.7
Paperhangers                                                    30    $7,708      17.2           4    $6,250       0.0
Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters          1,825   $28,472       7.4       1,065   $34,070       9.0
Plasterers and Stucco Masons                                   125   $20,435      16.9          70   $19,524      16.7
Reinforcing Iron Workers                                         4   $50,750      28.6           4   $51,250       0.0
Roofers                                                        715   $15,614       4.2         185   $23,750       5.4
Sheet Metal Workers                                            535   $26,375       6.3         330   $35,518       9.1
Structural Iron and Steel Workers                              165   $26,042       0.0          60   $26,458       0.0
Helpers, Construction Trades                                   140   $12,109       0.0          50   $17,083       0.0
Construction and Building Inspectors                           250   $26,771      43.7         135   $30,417      48.9
Elevator Installers and Repairers                               60   $41,711       0.0          50   $42,368       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.)

          MONTANA; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Fence Erectors                                                 235   $16,467      10.1          95   $24,583      17.2
Hazardous Materials Removal Workers                             65   $32,679      14.9          40   $31,500       7.1
Highway Maintenance Workers                                    705   $26,479       6.9         495   $28,151       7.6
Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment
  Operators                                                    155   $32,222       0.0          80   $35,057       0.0
Septic Tank Services and Sewer Pipe Cleaners                    35   $25,469      13.5          10   $36,429       0.0
Miscellaneous Construction and Related Workers                  75   $22,500       7.9          50   $25,000      11.5
Derrick, Rotary Drill, and Service Unit Operators,
  Oil, Gas, and Mining                                         150   $26,184       7.9          30   $33,333       0.0
Earth Drillers Except Oil and Gas                              400   $33,750       3.5         210   $40,117       0.0
Explosives Workers, Ordnance handling Experts, and
  Blasters                                                      70   $47,917      12.7          55   $50,391      10.5
Mining Machine Operators                                       970   $39,832       6.5         590   $43,409       5.6
Roof Bolters, Mining                                             0         .        .            0         .        .
Roustabouts, Oil and Gas                                         4   $38,250       0.0           4   $28,750       0.0
Helpers - Extraction Workers                                    40   $32,500       2.5          20   $36,125       0.0
Other Extraction Workers                                       210   $19,737       2.8         125   $25,625       4.8

INSTALLATION, MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Mechanics,
  Installers and Repairers                                   1,135   $36,125       7.7         965   $38,346       7.9
Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine
  Repairers                                                    625   $23,137      27.4         445   $27,618      32.1
Radio and Telecommunications Equipment Installers
  and Repairers                                                775   $40,290      10.5         610   $42,172       9.7
Avionics Technicians                                            25   $26,875       0.0          25   $26,875       0.0
Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related  Repairers              95   $25,461       0.0          80   $26,250       0.0
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Transportation
  Equipment                                                     15   $40,833      25.0          10   $41,250       0.0
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Industrial and
  Utility                                                       40   $55,750      23.1          25   $56,833      34.6
Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor
  Vehicles                                                      15   $21,250       0.0           4   $23,250       0.0
Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers
  and Repairers                                                170   $22,778       1.2          90   $30,375       0.0
Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers                      80   $21,818       0.0          65   $23,750       0.0
Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians                     485   $30,432       7.8         380   $32,168       6.1
Automotive Body and Related Repairers                          705   $26,155       5.4         560   $28,250       5.0
Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers                       95   $21,786       5.3          70   $22,857       0.0
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics                 3,865   $21,062       3.0       2,715   $24,291       3.6
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine
  Specialists                                                1,525   $28,614       5.4       1,155   $31,145       6.4
Heavy Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Service
  Technicians and Mechanics                                  1,540   $32,378       2.4       1,115   $35,224       1.2
Small Engine Mechanics                                         290   $16,024      13.7         160   $18,355      18.2
Miscellaneous Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Mechanics,
  Installers, and Repairers                                    490   $20,101       7.8         355   $24,583       9.6



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.)

          MONTANA; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Control and Valve Installers and Repairers                     100   $30,938       0.0          85   $37,639       0.0
Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration
  Mechanics and Installers                                     840   $26,083       5.4         570   $29,732       5.9
Home Appliance Repairers                                       220   $18,056       7.8         150   $23,393       6.6
Industrial and Refractory Machinery Mechanics                  855   $28,716       6.0         555   $31,992       7.0
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General                      1,495   $23,858       7.4       1,110   $26,409       8.4
Maintenance Workers, Machinery                                 120   $31,523       9.1          80   $34,107      14.1
Millwrights                                                    600   $40,758       2.2         480   $41,447       2.7
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers                 595   $50,111       5.4         475   $50,713       6.5
Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers               540   $34,028       5.5         410   $40,556       6.8
Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers                   210   $26,176      37.3         145   $29,342      38.9
Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and
  Repairers                                                    130   $23,482       9.2          90   $24,938      13.2
Commercial Divers                                                4    $1,250     100.0           0         .        .
Locksmiths and Safe Repairers                                   85   $10,688       9.4          25   $11,250      23.1
Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers               140   $20,260       5.7          95   $20,052       8.6
Riggers                                                         25    $2,054       0.0           4   $32,500       0.0
Signal and Track Switch Repairers                               85   $44,722       5.8          70   $43,333       6.9
Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers          95    $9,792      13.4          55   $18,125       0.0
Other Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers            820   $20,586      18.6         470   $26,389      15.7

PRODUCTION OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Production and
  Operating Workers                                          2,220   $31,425      12.7       1,735   $35,247      12.7
Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems
  Assemblers                                                     0         .        .            0         .        .
Electrical, Electronics, and Electromechanical
  Assemblers                                                   150   $11,071       9.9          70   $17,037       0.0
Engine and Other Machines Assemblers                            10   $21,429       0.0          10   $21,429       0.0
Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters                        35   $18,875      24.2          15   $27,000       0.0
Miscellaneous Assemblers and Fabricators                     1,740   $14,047       9.7         910   $18,190       8.5
Bakers                                                         865   $11,896      10.7         385   $19,440      10.4
Butchers and Other Meat, Poultry, and Fish Processing
  Workers                                                      810   $21,113       5.1         575   $24,022       5.0
Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine
  Operators and Tenders                                         20   $17,083      65.0          20   $17,083      65.0
Food Batchmakers                                               205   $16,905       7.8          65   $19,318       0.0
Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders                       4    $2,500       0.0           4   $16,250       0.0
Computer Control Programmers and Operators                      10   $19,750       0.0          10   $19,750       0.0
Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                30   $19,917       0.0          15   $26,458       0.0
Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Metal and Plastic                                              0         .        .            0         .        .
Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Metal and Plastic                                             10   $55,938       0.0           4   $16,250       0.0
Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters,
  Operators and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                      20    $5,000       0.0           4   $18,750       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.)

          MONTANA; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                10   $24,792       0.0           4   $36,250       0.0
Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine
  Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal
   and Plastic                                                 130   $13,750       1.5          65   $28,889       3.0
Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                35   $16,806       0.0          25   $17,292       0.0
Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                     4   $13,750       0.0           0         .        .
Machinists                                                     840   $27,048       3.6         585   $30,731       4.4
Metal Furnace and Kiln Operators and Tenders                   155   $29,615       1.9         135   $31,806       2.3
Model Makers and Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic               10    $9,375       0.0           4   $18,750       0.0
Molders and Molding Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                   140   $20,511      14.8          95   $20,804      11.7
Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Metal and Plastic                                             10   $46,250       0.0          10   $46,250       0.0
Tool and Die Makers                                             65   $19,125      14.9          50   $25,682      20.8
Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Workers                      1,780   $25,938       2.0       1,180   $28,721       2.5
Heat Treating Equipment Equipment Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                 0         .        .            0         .        .
Lay-Out Workers, Metal and Plastic                               4   $28,750       0.0           4   $28,750       0.0
Plating and Coating Machine Setters, operators, and
  Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                    20   $11,364       0.0           4   $36,250       0.0
Tool Grinders, Filers and Sharpeners                           105   $33,571       0.0         100   $33,929       0.0
Metalworkers and Plastic Workers, All Others                   360   $24,063       6.1         255   $26,500       6.6
Bookbinders and Bindery Workers                                155   $15,125      14.2         100   $19,167      17.0
Job Printers                                                   230   $19,306      21.7         155   $21,417      10.4
Prepress Technicians and Workers                               205   $15,000      25.0         120   $17,321      29.5
Printing Machine Operators                                     420   $20,667       9.5         290   $24,792      13.9
Laundry and Dry Cleaning Workers                               910   $10,625       2.5         345   $14,651       3.2
Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials              170   $11,068       4.1          65   $20,221      11.1
Sewing Machine Operators                                       670   $11,270      14.0         300   $17,299      19.7
Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers                         160   $12,174       9.3         100   $14,792      14.7
Shoe Machine Operators and Tenders                               0         .        .            0         .        .
Tailors, Dressmakers, and Sewers                               325    $7,326      15.6         150   $15,870      12.7
Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and
  Tenders                                                       10    $6,875       0.0           4   $20,417       0.0
Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders                                                       25   $12,232       8.0           4   $20,625       0.0
Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters,
  Operators, and Tenders                                        45   $23,333      39.1          40   $22,969      46.2
Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine
  Setters, Operators, and Tenders                                4    $1,250     100.0           0         .        .
Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers                            0         .        .            0         .        .
Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers                                 0         .        .            0         .        .
Upholsterers                                                   155   $14,900      12.8          85   $19,464      10.3
Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other           100    $4,784      21.8          40   $13,990       5.1



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.)

          MONTANA; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters                             480   $17,308      16.0         300   $21,731      10.3
Furniture Finishers                                            105   $11,917       0.0          50   $20,417       0.0
Model Makers and Patternmakers, Wood                             0         .        .            0         .        .
Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood           910   $21,496       4.8         440   $27,791       6.6
Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Except Sawing                                                360   $25,573       1.1         275   $30,875       1.5
Woodworkers, All Other                                         345   $13,250      20.8         170   $21,293      19.2
Power Plant Operators, Distributors, and Dispatchers           210   $59,250       3.8         165   $60,889       4.8
Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators                      535   $30,233       3.2         445   $31,716       3.4
Water and Liquid Waste Treatment Plant and System
  Workers                                                      325   $26,571      10.7         285   $28,125       9.9
Miscellaneous Plant and System Operators                       370   $47,228       4.9         310   $48,200       3.2
Chemical Processing Machine Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders                                                  150   $26,989      12.8         115   $30,403      14.7
Crushing, Grinding, Polishing, Mixing, and Blending
  Workers                                                      315   $23,750       6.6         180   $27,031       7.8
Cutting Workers                                                220    $9,457      14.7          80   $22,500       2.4
Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine
  Setters, Operators, and Tenders                              100   $28,333       5.9          70   $31,667       0.0
Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and
  Tenders                                                       70   $31,250       2.9          45   $35,673       4.7
Inspectors, Testers, Sorter, Samplers, and Weighers          1,455   $21,655      11.6         940   $26,971      11.6
Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers                  200   $13,167      10.5         120   $16,731      10.2
Medical, Dental and Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians          420   $16,389       8.6         265   $21,563      12.9
Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders            260   $13,333       7.6         110   $16,928       8.1
Painting Workers                                               410   $20,268       5.1         235   $23,125       2.6
Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine
  Workers                                                      225   $14,602      27.0         130   $20,000      26.9
Semiconductor Processors                                        20   $21,667       0.0          20   $21,667       0.0
Cementing and Gluing Machine Operators and Tenders              10   $33,500       0.0          10   $33,500       0.0
Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment
  Operators and Tenders                                         40   $13,750       0.0          15   $15,000       0.0
Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders             0         .        .            0         .        .
Etchers and Engravers                                           55   $14,750       3.7          20   $25,000       0.0
Molders, Shapers, and Casters, except Metal and
  Plastic                                                      120   $16,136      32.2          75   $20,463      25.0
Paper Goods Machines Setters, Operators, and Tenders            80   $41,964       8.6          45   $47,188       0.0
Tire Builders                                                   40   $21,154       0.0          35   $20,673       0.0
Helpers-Production Workers                                      75    $6,324      13.5          25   $26,875      12.0
Production Workers, All Other                                2,460   $21,607       7.3       1,480   $28,989       7.7

TRANSPORTATION AND MATERIAL MOVING OCCUPATIONS
Supervisors, Transportation and Material Moving
  Workers                                                      730   $29,806      15.5         560   $31,066      17.8
Aircraft Pilots and Flight Engineers                           500   $36,684      54.4         275   $45,417      56.5
Air Traffic Controllers and Airfield Operations
  Specialists                                                  105   $55,063      34.3          95   $55,563      37.1



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.)

          MONTANA; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency
  Medical Technicians                                           10    $4,643       0.0           4   $26,250       0.0
Bus Drivers                                                  1,885   $11,111      12.1         495   $20,329      11.1
Driver/Sales Workers and Truck Drivers                      12,745   $25,285       5.3       7,585   $29,282       4.7
Taxi Drivers and Chauffers                                     305   $11,111      18.4         140   $15,208       4.2
Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other                              75    $5,500      21.1          30   $30,750       0.0
Locomotive Engineers and Operators                             675   $57,237      10.8         525   $59,722      11.5
Railroad Brake, Signal, and Switch Operators                   165   $43,281       3.0         150   $47,500       3.4
Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters                            360   $55,855      12.7         210   $59,643      12.0
Subway, Streetcar, and Other Rail Transportation
  Workers                                                       60   $33,125      11.9          40   $48,636      17.5
Sailors and Marine Oilers                                       10    $6,528      81.8           0         .        .
Ship and Boat Captains and Operators                            25   $11,875       8.7           4   $11,250       0.0
Ship Engineers                                                  10   $50,625       0.0           4   $71,250       0.0
Bridge and Lock Tenders                                         10   $30,000       0.0           4   $30,000       0.0
Parking Lot Attendants                                          40    $4,375       0.0           4    $8,750       0.0
Service Station Attendants                                     495   $12,421       2.2         255   $16,581       4.3
Transportation Inspectors                                      270   $37,548      17.0         220   $40,081      18.8
Other Transportation Workers                                    50   $19,444      23.1          25   $20,781      46.2
Conveyor Operators and Tenders                                  25   $21,635       0.0          25   $21,635       0.0
Crane and Tower Operators                                      185   $34,615       1.6         120   $35,682       0.8
Dredge, Excavating, and Loading Machine Operators              360   $27,467       5.0         170   $31,750       6.0
Hoist and Winch Operators                                       30   $22,500       0.0          15   $25,833       0.0
Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators                       1,000   $26,324       3.5         700   $28,935       5.0
Cleaners of  Vehicles and Equipment                          1,000   $10,564       1.8         420   $16,791       1.7
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Materials Movers,
  Hand                                                       5,155   $16,067       5.5       2,600   $23,929       4.7
Machine Feeders and Offbearers                                 175   $28,500       9.2         130   $32,143       6.1
Packers and Packagers, Hand                                    490   $11,677       6.7         235   $15,885       6.8
Pumping Station Operators                                      140   $40,139       7.7         100   $40,455      11.0
Refuse and Recyclable Materials Collectors                     240   $20,938       9.2         105   $28,375       1.9
Shuttle Car Operators                                           25    $1,875      66.7           0         .        .
Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders                               45   $25,972      13.3          30   $27,500      21.4
Material Moving Workers, All Other                             200   $27,143       7.0         125   $31,250       9.5

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