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

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


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

21 to 74 years                                             209,170   $14,736      27.7     103,200   $21,488      31.4

  MANAGEMENT OCCUPATIONS
Chief executives                                               625   $36,140      46.7         410   $41,657      45.5
General and Operations Managers                                810   $24,500      30.6         630   $28,813      27.1
Legislators                                                     70   $26,818      86.1          45   $28,533      95.6
Advertising and Promotions Managers                            120   $16,691      37.2          80   $23,482      44.3
Marketing and Sales Managers                                   860   $23,750      43.9         555   $27,306      38.5
Public Relations Managers                                      110   $38,269      76.9          90   $38,558      79.1
Administrative Services Managers                                70   $34,792      37.1          60   $34,375      24.1
Computer and Information Systems Managers                      200   $35,260      49.7         160   $36,042      48.1
Financial Managers                                           1,310   $28,057      32.8       1,030   $30,589      32.2
Human Resources Managers                                       680   $27,778      33.6         530   $30,637      32.5
Industrial Production Managers                                  45   $20,625      57.8          40   $17,500      57.9
Purchasing Managers                                            100   $26,477      26.7          75   $26,705      36.0
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers             100   $17,750       4.9          75   $20,694       2.7
Farm, Ranch, and Other Agricultural Managers                   690   $15,121      25.0         380   $20,150      24.9
Farmers and Ranchers                                         1,785    $9,700      22.7       1,060   $10,198      19.9
Construction Managers                                          165   $23,438      30.9          95   $31,538      44.7
Education Administrators                                     1,355   $25,909      57.4         675   $30,265      58.6
Engineering Managers                                            15   $36,563      73.3          10   $41,250      60.0
Food Service Managers                                        1,450   $16,933      13.9         930   $21,395      16.0
Funeral Directors                                               10   $23,438      33.3          10   $23,750      25.0
Gaming Managers                                                205   $16,087      14.2         140   $20,000      15.2
Lodging Managers                                               815   $12,390      23.5         395   $19,868      18.7
Medical and Health Services Managers                           855   $31,536      52.4         665   $35,321      51.8
Natural Sciences Managers                                        4   $26,250     100.0           0         .        .
Postmasters and Mail Superintendents                           335   $20,000      14.4         200   $35,648      18.7
Property, Real Estate, and Community Association
  Managers                                                     695   $16,958      34.7         345   $24,514      22.5
Social and Community Service Managers                          760   $20,833      58.2         485   $27,609      60.5
Managers, All Other                                          1,930   $24,238      37.1       1,335   $30,211      35.0

  BUSINESS AND FINANCIAL OPERATIONS OCCUPATIONS
Agents and Business Managers of Artists,Performers,
  and Athletes                                                  40   $22,000      47.5          15   $70,750      73.3
Purchasing Agents and Buyers, Farm Products                     10   $33,750       0.0          10   $33,750       0.0
Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products              415   $14,167      15.4         165   $24,732       9.8
Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and
  Farm Products                                                300   $26,375      19.1         210   $29,091      21.4
Claims Adusters, Appraisers, Examiners, and
  Investigators                                                355   $23,021      43.6         290   $25,000      50.3
Compliance Officers, Except Agriculture, Construction,
  Health and Safety, and Transportation                        210   $20,515      15.2         145   $23,977      13.6
Cost Estimators                                                 20   $22,125       0.0          10   $21,250       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; FEMALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Human Resources, Training, and Labor Relations
  Specialists                                                1,340   $25,189      38.3       1,025   $28,583      36.2
Logisticians                                                     4   $11,250       0.0           0         .        .
Management Analysts                                            410   $27,679      66.3         245   $31,652      64.9
Meeting and Convention Planners                                 10   $13,750      20.0           4   $23,750       0.0
Other Business Operations Specialists                          215   $21,641      28.5         140   $26,196      35.5
Accountants and Auditors                                     3,045   $23,160      59.5       1,975   $27,472      59.0
Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate                        210   $24,359      17.9         170   $25,291      22.1
Budget Analysts                                                 95   $35,521      48.5          85   $36,771      55.3
Credit Analysts                                                  4   $13,750       0.0           4   $13,750       0.0
Financial Analysts                                              20   $26,406      68.4          10   $27,292      45.5
Personal Financial Advisors                                    230   $22,440      49.4         140   $24,145      43.9
Insurance Underwriters                                         105   $25,500      19.2          65   $29,167       9.4
Financial Examiners                                             40   $45,208      84.6          40   $45,208      84.6
Loan Counselors and Officers                                   915   $26,607      22.3         805   $27,131      21.8
Tax Examiners, Collectors, and Revenue Agents                   90   $26,417       9.9          75   $27,750      12.2
Tax Preparers                                                  315    $7,074      36.9          60   $23,233      10.2
Financial Specialists, All Other                                85   $24,643      51.2          80   $24,940      48.1

  COMPUTER AND MATHEMATICAL OCCUPATIONS
Computer Scientists and System Analyts                         375   $35,804      46.8         275   $40,047      46.0
Computer Programmers                                           215   $28,750      48.6         130   $40,250      33.8
Computer Software Engineers                                    175   $29,444      64.4         110   $38,000      77.7
Computer Support Specialists                                   310   $30,150      44.2         245   $31,467      41.9
Database Administrators                                         15   $32,750      61.5          15   $32,750      61.5
Network and Computer Systems Administrators                    115   $28,889      65.5          85   $30,909      60.5
Network Systems and Data Communication Analysts                220   $19,881      42.3         120   $29,079      38.3
Actuaries                                                        0         .        .            0         .        .
Mathematicians                                                   0         .        .            0         .        .
Operations Research Analysts                                    65   $31,500      71.2          50   $45,375      61.2
Statisticians                                                   35   $16,635      60.0          20   $41,071      40.0
Miscellaneous Mathematical Science Occupations                   0         .        .            0         .        .

ARCHITECTURE, ENGINEERING OCCUPATIONS
Architects, Except Naval                                        65   $27,708      81.5          45   $27,708      95.7
Surveyors, Cartographers, and Photogrammetrists                 90   $20,417      90.1          60   $21,852     100.0
Aerospace Engineers                                              0         .        .            0         .        .
Agricultural Engineers                                           0         .        .            0         .        .
Biomedical Engineers                                             0         .        .            0         .        .
Chemical Engineers                                              15   $52,639     100.0           0         .        .
Civil Engineers                                                110   $30,833      87.0          60   $38,304      94.9
Computer Hardware Engineers                                      4    $1,250     100.0           4    $1,250     100.0
Electrical and Electronic Engineers                             30   $27,857      46.7          15   $62,500      50.0
Environmental Engineers                                         40   $37,813      76.3          30   $39,219     100.0
Industrial Engineers, Including Health and Safety               25   $41,125      68.0          20   $41,625      81.0
Marine Engineers and Naval Architects                            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; FEMALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Materials Engineers                                              0         .        .            0         .        .
Mechanical Engineers                                            20   $55,893      73.7          15   $42,500     100.0
Mining and Geological Engineers,Including Mining
  Safety Engineers                                               4   $43,750      28.6           4   $43,750      28.6
Nuclear Engineers                                                0         .        .            0         .        .
Petroleum Engineers                                             10    $6,406     100.0           0         .        .
Engineers, All Others                                           55   $31,607      82.1          40   $43,077      75.0
Drafters                                                       190   $20,714      29.8         105   $27,279      38.5
Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters                       135   $21,607       2.2         100   $29,167       0.0
Surveying and Mapping Technicians                              105   $20,500      10.4          60   $22,216      18.6

  LIFE, PHYSICAL, AND SOCIAL SCIENCE OCCUPATIONS
Agricultural and Food Scientists                                50   $23,472     100.0          20   $28,750     100.0
Biological Scientists                                          225   $21,094     100.0         120   $31,406     100.0
Conservation Scientists and Foresters                          185   $39,000      86.6         155   $39,500      84.0
Medical Scientists                                              10   $56,250     100.0          10   $56,250     100.0
Astronomers and Physicists                                       0         .        .            0         .        .
Atmospheric and Space Scientists                                10   $53,750       0.0           0         .        .
Chemists and Materials Scientists                               55   $23,750      69.1          45   $24,250      84.4
Environmental Scientists and Geoscientists                     145   $27,321      84.6          95   $37,321      86.3
Physical Scientists, All Other                                 155   $28,438      92.3          70   $36,250      87.0
Economists                                                       0         .        .            0         .        .
Market/Survey Researchers                                       75   $20,833      56.8          45   $25,000      69.6
Psychologists                                                  320   $27,917      99.4         120   $35,795      98.3
Sociologists                                                     4   $16,250     100.0           0         .        .
Urban and Regional Planners                                     40   $26,591      40.5          40   $26,705      37.5
Miscellaneous Social Scientists and Related Workers            100   $35,652      94.0          70   $36,957     100.0
Agricultural and Food Science Technicians                       75   $26,333      56.8          50   $30,208      56.9
Biological Technicians                                          50   $35,000      82.7          25   $52,891      88.9
Chemical Technicians                                            45   $17,321      17.0          15   $29,167      50.0
Geological and Petroleum Technicians                             4   $32,500      50.0           4   $32,500      50.0
Nuclear Technicians                                              4   $13,750       0.0           0         .        .
Other Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians           200   $15,259      51.0          70   $21,964      55.9

  COMMUNITY AND SOCIAL SERVICES OCCUPATIONS
Counselors                                                   1,550   $21,856      75.3         735   $25,915      78.2
Social Workers                                               1,810   $22,729      71.5       1,195   $25,247      69.5
Misc. Community and Social Service Specialists                 700   $17,061      53.0         345   $23,516      53.9
Clergy                                                         220   $20,673      75.0         135   $22,898      71.4
Directors, Religious Activities and Education                  130   $15,703      50.4          55   $22,734      60.4
Religious Workers, All Other                                   160   $10,750      81.6          50   $28,594      96.2

  LEGAL OCCUPATIONS
Lawyers                                                        600   $36,250     100.0         390   $38,438     100.0
Judges, Magistrates, and Other Judicial Workers                105   $24,167      31.1          50   $28,750      24.0
Paralegals and Legal Assistants                                655   $23,914      38.4         485   $25,899      38.3
Miscellaneous Legal Support Workers                            775   $21,528      24.1         500   $26,179      20.2



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; FEMALES

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

  EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND LIBRARY OCCUPATIONS
Postsecondary Teachers                                       1,875   $22,397      90.5       1,090   $35,483      94.1
Preschool and Kindergarten Teachers                          1,180   $11,006      46.3         575   $14,871      47.4
Elementary and Middle School Teachers                        9,485   $24,713      91.1       6,485   $29,500      96.2
Secondary School Teachers                                    1,760   $25,600      91.8       1,205   $30,730      97.8
Special Education Teachers                                     565   $21,438      82.9         410   $26,106      90.0
Other Teachers and Instructors                               1,345    $7,297      46.6         260   $17,772      52.9
Archivists, Curators, and Museum Technicians                   140   $17,031      46.0          80   $22,778      56.3
Librarians                                                     585   $22,868      78.0         200   $31,375      86.6
Library Technicians                                            130   $12,845      13.8          60   $14,844      25.8
Teacher Assistants                                           3,050    $8,016      18.8         365   $14,888      20.7
Other Education, Training, and Library Workers                 115   $22,026      67.3          60   $30,083      71.2

  ARTS, DESIGN, ENTERTAINMENT, SPORTS, AND MEDIA
       OCCUPATIONS
Artists and Related Workers                                    625    $9,067      36.0         195   $16,131      42.6
Designers                                                    1,345   $11,257      26.7         555   $19,744      27.7
Actors                                                          55   $11,923      74.1          10  $127,500       0.0
Producers and Directors                                         55   $17,500      40.7          45   $18,750      34.1
Athletes, Coaches, Umpires and Related Workers                 350    $4,696      44.2          50   $23,281      65.3
Dancers and Choreographers                                      35    $7,125       0.0           0         .        .
Musicians, Singers and Related Workers                         170    $5,543      50.0          15    $1,705      86.7
Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related
  Workers, All Other                                            55   $11,094       3.5          15   $41,250       0.0
Announcers                                                      75    $9,511      42.7          15   $17,083       0.0
News Analysts, Reporters, and Correspondents                   155   $17,917      77.3         100   $22,396      72.7
Public Relations Specialists                                   185   $20,197      65.8          90   $34,375      74.7
Editors                                                        250   $20,885      77.3         155   $25,069      79.4
Technical Writers                                               55   $26,875      83.6          45   $30,714      79.5
Writers and Authors                                            300   $12,194      70.2          80   $34,107      66.7
Miscellaneous Media and Communication Workers                   95   $15,658      54.2          30   $19,750      53.3
Broadcast and Sound Engineering Technicians and
  Radio Operators                                               30   $19,792      41.4          25   $20,625      50.0
Photographers                                                  160    $8,125      52.8          35   $11,538      41.7
Television, Video and Motion Picture Camera
  Operators and Editors                                         15    $1,429     100.0           4   $58,750     100.0
Media and Communication Equipment Workers,
  All Other                                                      0         .        .            0         .        .

  HEALTHCARE PRACTIONERS AND TECHNICAL OCCUPATIONS
Chiropractors                                                   40   $21,094     100.0          30   $21,786     100.0
Dentists                                                        35   $92,857     100.0          10   $93,393     100.0
Dieticians and Nutritionists                                   235   $27,750      81.0         115   $33,646      77.6
Optometrists                                                     4   $31,250     100.0           0         .        .
Pharmacists                                                    370   $50,668      88.1         200   $53,750      95.0
Physicians and Surgeons                                        405   $82,434     100.0         240  $102,593     100.0
Physician Assistants                                            75   $32,167      56.6          55   $39,464      43.4



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.)

          MONTANA; FEMALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Podiatrists                                                      4   $61,250     100.0           4   $61,250     100.0
Registered Nurses                                            7,135   $30,900      59.3       3,960   $36,216      57.7
Audiologists                                                    25   $29,688      84.0          15   $30,750      71.4
Occupational Therapists                                        225   $21,563      98.7          90   $31,316      96.6
Physical Therapists                                            450   $29,760      91.1         200   $41,974      93.5
Radiation Therapists                                            15   $33,889       0.0          15   $34,167       0.0
Recreational Therapists                                         20   $27,344     100.0          15   $35,139     100.0
Respiratory Therapists                                         165   $25,804      19.4         105   $31,116      27.2
Speech-Language Pathologists                                   290   $31,588      82.5          55   $40,000      87.5
Therapists, All Others                                         190   $21,125      75.0          75   $30,385      97.4
Veterinarians                                                  115   $31,500     100.0          70   $32,500     100.0
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practioners,
  All Other                                                     30   $36,429      96.9          20  $100,682      94.7
Clinical Lab Technologists and Technicians                     730   $26,272      64.7         440   $31,556      61.9
Dental Hygienists                                              420   $22,813      56.6          95   $36,917      52.6
Diagnostic Related Technologists and Technicians               620   $25,853      19.5         330   $33,750      23.6
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics                    75   $18,661       2.7          55   $20,833       0.0
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practioners Support
  Technicians                                                  700   $14,380      16.6         390   $18,634      18.2
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses            1,945   $20,248       8.9       1,005   $23,581      11.4
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians             420   $16,389      11.2         255   $19,358      12.5
Opticians, Dispensing                                          160   $17,500       3.1         120   $20,481       0.0
Miscellaneous Health Technologists and Technicians             165   $16,761      15.0          80   $18,846      19.2
Other Healthcare Practioners and Technical
  Occupations                                                   60   $16,250      71.0          35   $32,292      64.9

HEALTHCARE SUPPORT OCCUPATIONS
Nursing, Psychiatric, and Home Health Aides                  5,860   $12,055       6.2       2,800   $15,934       4.7
Occupational Therapist Assistants and Aides                     10   $14,500      16.7           4   $13,750       0.0
Physical Therapist Assistants and Aides                        110   $15,417      14.8          45   $21,607       4.4
Massage Therapists                                             235   $10,521      31.6          55   $18,875      13.2
Dental Assistants                                              765   $17,288       8.0         355   $20,678      10.9
Medical Assistants and Other Healthcare Support
 Occupations                                                 1,705   $14,469      17.9         805   $19,496      14.5

  PROTECTIVE SERVICE OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Correctional
  Officers                                                      20   $23,333       0.0          15   $25,625       0.0
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Police and
  Detectives                                                    10   $21,875      33.3          10   $21,875      33.3
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Fire Fighting and
  Prevention Workers                                             4   $23,250       0.0           0         .        .
Supervisors, Protective Service Workers, All Other              30   $22,500      21.9          25   $32,841      12.0
Fire Fighters                                                   90   $16,250      17.0          10   $31,667     100.0
Fire Inspectors                                                 40   $13,889      68.4          15   $50,625     100.0
Baliffs, Correctional Officers and Jailers                     225   $20,186      21.1         160   $21,071      24.7
Detectives and Criminal Investigators                           80   $29,417      32.1          65   $30,625      28.1
Fish and Game Wardens                                           15    $4,625      29.4           4   $31,250     100.0



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; FEMALES

                                                                               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                             205   $23,500      31.6         110   $30,063      28.8
Transit and Railroad Police                                      0         .        .            0         .        .
Animal Control Workers                                          30   $21,250      17.9          20   $21,875      23.8
Private Detectives and Investigators                            25   $25,781      47.8          20   $25,469      42.1
Security Guards and Gaming Surveillance Officers               280   $13,382      13.8         110   $21,979      20.7
Crossing Guards                                                170    $6,795       1.2          10   $27,917       0.0
Lifeguards and Other Protective Service Workers                130    $9,405      43.9          15   $27,000      56.3

  FOOD PREPARATION AND SERVING RELATED OCCUPATIONS
Chefs and Head Cooks                                           275   $11,801      13.8         100   $16,090      12.9
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Food Preparation
  and Serving Workers                                        1,355   $12,543       8.7         700   $16,907       9.6
Cooks                                                        4,595    $9,134       5.3       1,420   $14,142       5.3
Food Preparation Workers                                     1,060    $6,407       3.5         210   $11,846       1.0
Bartenders                                                   2,375   $10,240      10.0         930   $12,928       9.4
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers,
  Including Fast Food                                          620    $8,673       3.4         210   $12,027       5.3
Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession and
  Coffee Shop                                                  255    $4,219       8.7          10   $11,875       0.0
Waiters and Waitresses                                       5,025   $10,063      10.0       1,365   $13,735       8.7
Food Servers, Nonrestaurant                                    305   $10,625       2.0          90   $17,176       0.0
Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender
  Helpers                                                      205    $6,950      12.6          45   $11,607       0.0
Dishwashers                                                    360    $5,588       8.4          30   $12,917       0.0
Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee
  Shop                                                         265    $5,417       4.5          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                                           315   $14,167      13.4         185   $16,458      16.1
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Landscaping, Lawn
  Service, and Groundskeeping Workers                           20   $25,417       9.5          10   $58,281       0.0
Janitors and Building Cleaners                               2,505    $8,175       4.2         670   $16,610       0.9
Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners                              4,005    $7,497       5.2       1,145   $12,814       1.6
Pest Control Workers                                             0         .        .            0         .        .
Grounds Maintenance Workers                                    370    $6,645      24.5         105   $18,598      44.8

  PERSONAL CARE AND SERVICE OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Gaming Workers              170   $11,908      31.5          75   $16,477      50.6
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Personal Service
  Workers                                                      145   $16,765      19.4         110   $18,125      14.7
Animal Trainers                                                180   $10,192      28.7          70   $16,161      23.9
Nonfarm Animal Caretakers                                      385    $8,284      12.2         125   $12,663      18.4



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.)

          MONTANA; FEMALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Gaming Workers                                                 160    $7,946       3.7          50   $12,212      12.2
Motion Picture Projectionists                                   20    $4,219       0.0           0         .        .
Ushers,Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers                      25    $1,875      37.5           0         .        .
Miscellaneous Entertainment Attendants and Related
  Workers                                                      160    $6,146      13.1          25   $14,464      24.0
Funeral Service Workers                                         20   $21,406       0.0          20   $21,406       0.0
Barbers                                                        155   $12,143       3.9          60   $12,917       0.0
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists               2,265   $10,958       4.8         975   $14,983       3.3
Miscellaneous Personal Appearance Workers                      175   $11,033       1.1          85   $15,625       0.0
Baggage Porters, Bellhops, and Concierges                       10    $1,406       0.0           0         .        .
Tour and Travel Guides                                         105    $5,417      45.2          10   $12,500      25.0
Transportation Attendants                                      105   $12,625      28.0          25   $30,417      45.8
Child Care Workers                                           5,305    $7,517      12.4       2,000   $11,855      12.1
Personal and Home Care Aides                                 1,380    $8,750      10.9         520   $14,557      11.7
Recreation and Fitness Workers                                 705   $10,058      28.9         225   $16,500      38.4
Residential Advisors                                           245   $10,625      14.6          70   $16,719      13.9
Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other                    50    $4,125      12.0          20   $11,875      33.3

  SALES AND RELATED OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Retail Sales
  Workers                                                    5,055   $16,821      20.1       3,345   $20,038      19.1
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Non-Retail Sales
  Workers                                                      745   $19,574      22.3         470   $22,184      28.4
Cashiers                                                     5,510    $9,205       5.5       1,850   $13,670       4.9
Counter and Rental Clerks                                      355    $7,736      18.5         125   $11,509       3.2
Parts Salespersons                                              70   $10,577       0.0          40   $11,563       0.0
Retail Salespersons                                          5,960    $9,567      16.9       2,160   $15,888      15.8
Advertising Sales Agents                                       425   $21,984      27.6         305   $24,250      24.8
Insurance Sales Agents                                         735   $20,677      20.2         490   $23,226      13.2
Securities, Commodities, and Finanancial Services
  Sales Agents                                                 310   $19,688      39.4         190   $22,277      40.7
Travel Agents                                                  310   $16,786      17.3         180   $20,461      19.2
Sales Representatives, Services, All Other                     400   $16,711      21.5         175   $21,023      22.0
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing             680   $19,882      36.2         440   $23,844      39.9
Models, Demonstrators, and Product Promoters                   270    $3,590       9.6          15   $11,875      11.8
Real Estate Brokers and Sales Agents                         1,055   $20,614      34.4         610   $28,846      37.3
Sales Engineers                                                  0         .        .            0         .        .
Telemarketers                                                  390    $7,289      11.7          55   $15,909      12.5
Door-To-Door Sales Workers, News and Street Vendors
  and Related Workers                                          480    $5,682      17.7          80   $19,063      14.1
Sales and Related Workers, All Other                           330   $15,123      48.2         190   $16,992      48.4

OFFICE AND ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Office and
Administrative Support Workers                               3,845   $21,063      21.8       2,730   $24,754      21.7
Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service             240   $13,491       9.2         145   $16,099       9.8



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.)

          MONTANA; FEMALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Telephone Operators                                             55   $15,398      25.5          25   $14,107      36.0
Communication Equipment Operators, All Other                     4    $6,250       0.0           4    $6,250       0.0
Bill and Account Collectors                                    375   $18,355      17.6         225   $21,932      21.1
Billing and Posting Clerks and Machine Operators               945   $17,343      15.8         580   $20,125      12.1
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks                 8,240   $15,030      14.1       4,260   $20,090      10.4
Gaming Cage Workers                                             25   $12,917       0.0          10   $13,750       0.0
Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks                                 565   $18,568      12.8         395   $21,213      12.9
Procurement Clerks                                              45   $16,442      11.6          25   $18,750      20.0
Tellers                                                      1,645   $12,814      12.0         870   $16,256      11.9
Brokerage Clerks                                                35   $18,750      38.9          30   $17,188      50.0
Correspondence Clerks                                            0         .        .            0         .        .
Court, Municipal, and License Clerks                           355   $18,750      11.8         275   $20,174      12.0
Credit Authorizers, Checkers and Clerks                        100   $17,070       4.0          60   $20,000       6.9
Customer Service Representatives                             3,200   $16,213      14.5       1,915   $19,402      11.8
Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs                  275   $23,319      22.7         220   $24,630      15.3
File Clerks                                                    785   $10,335      10.1         275   $17,969       9.8
Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks                           740   $10,705       3.0         275   $13,342       4.4
Interviewers Except Eligibility and Loan                       800    $7,659      17.5         225   $20,995      11.2
Library Assistants, Clerical                                   345    $9,656      22.7          95   $16,842      31.3
Loan Interviewers and Clerks                                   415   $17,121      18.0         260   $19,006      21.5
New Account Clerks                                              40   $19,519       9.8          35   $19,904      10.8
Order Clerks                                                   185    $9,028       1.1          75   $18,889       0.0
Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and
  Timekeeping                                                  140   $17,958       9.9         105   $18,708       8.6
Receptionists and Information Clerks                         3,355   $11,683      14.9       1,350   $16,951      17.5
Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and
  Travel Clerks                                                240   $14,512      20.6         120   $18,864      33.9
Information and Record Clerks, All Other                       275   $18,355      20.4         160   $22,717       9.3
Cargo and Freight Agents                                        20   $16,875      38.9           4   $18,750     100.0
Couriers and Messengers                                        160   $12,375       5.1          70   $16,442       0.0
Dispatchers                                                    745   $17,055      10.3         480   $20,433       9.1
Meter Readers, Utilities                                        35   $21,667       8.8          15   $29,167       0.0
Postal Service Clerks                                          420   $24,427       7.6         165   $36,705       6.1
Postal Service Mail Carriers                                   535   $20,444       8.8         265   $35,449       9.8
Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and
  Processing Machine Operators                                 205   $28,583      16.6         125   $35,893      15.9
Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks                    335   $16,436      37.1         195   $20,980      28.4
Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks                        460   $13,707      12.3         245   $17,288      15.8
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers                               1,245   $10,927       9.9         490   $16,272       6.3
Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers,
  Recordkeeping                                                 80   $14,000       0.0          45   $21,389       0.0
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants                   12,250   $16,241      13.3       6,580   $20,205      13.6
Computer Operators                                             435   $18,259       7.8         260   $21,509      11.5
Data Entry Keyers                                            1,125   $13,313      22.4         465   $18,484      16.4
Word Processors and Typists                                    410   $16,863      10.0         230   $20,588       3.9
Desktop Publishers                                              15    $4,844       0.0           0         .        .
Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks                  440   $16,373      18.2         280   $18,571      21.4



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.)

          MONTANA; FEMALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except
  Postal Service                                               130   $11,700       1.5          65   $13,864       0.0
Office Clerks, General                                       3,355   $14,555      16.2       1,575   $19,749      14.7
Office Machine Operators, Except Computer                      210   $11,199      12.4          60   $13,207       0.0
Proofreaders and Copy Markers                                   45    $7,188      35.6           4   $16,250     100.0
Statistical Assistants                                          90   $16,964      14.6          35   $18,523       0.0
Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other         1,295   $15,910      25.1         690   $21,155      24.5

FARMING, FISHING, AND FORESTRY OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Farming, Fishing
  and Forestry Workers                                         105   $30,662      50.5          70   $32,656      46.5
Agricultural Inspectors                                         15    $8,229      70.6           0         .        .
Animal Breeders                                                 40    $5,375       0.0          25    $2,396       0.0
Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products                     105    $3,553      26.4          15   $27,656       0.0
Miscellaneous Agricultural Workers                           1,300    $6,579      14.6         460   $11,925      17.3
Fishers and Related Fishing Workers                              4   $23,750     100.0           0         .        .
Hunters and Trappers                                             0         .        .            0         .        .
Forest and Conservation Workers                                 90   $14,766      31.9          40   $28,438      31.6
Logging Workers                                                 75   $11,055      20.8          35   $13,958      48.5

CONSTRUCTION AND EXTRACTION WORKERS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Construction
  Trades and Extraction Workers                                135   $16,750      29.9          75   $21,750      23.3
Boilermakers                                                     4   $10,000       0.0           4   $21,250       0.0
Brickmasons, Blockmasons, and Stonemasons                        4    $5,417       0.0           0         .        .
Carpenters                                                     145   $16,667       0.0          60   $20,833       0.0
Carpet, Floor and Tile Installers and Finishers                 25    $7,250       0.0          10    $8,750       0.0
Cement Masons, Concrete Finishers, and Terrazzo
  Workers                                                       15    $1,705       0.0           4   $81,250       0.0
Contruction Laborers                                           270   $10,929       9.2          25   $15,625       4.3
Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators              25   $16,250       0.0           0         .        .
Pile-Driver Operators                                            0         .        .            0         .        .
Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment
  Operators                                                     65   $22,868      15.9          10   $40,313       0.0
Drywall Installers, Ceiling Tile Installers, and
  Tapers                                                        10    $8,438      18.2           4    $8,750       0.0
Electricians                                                    40   $14,688      10.5           4   $23,750       0.0
Glaziers                                                         4   $21,250       0.0           4   $21,250       0.0
Insulation Workers                                              10   $41,563       0.0          10   $41,563       0.0
Painters, Construction and Maintenance                         225    $6,836      14.1          65   $20,729      14.3
Paperhangers                                                    15    $8,125       0.0           0         .        .
Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters             35   $21,250      28.6          10   $21,875      27.3
Plasterers and Stucco Masons                                     4   $28,750       0.0           0         .        .
Reinforcing Iron Workers                                         0         .        .            0         .        .
Roofers                                                         40    $3,438       0.0           0         .        .
Sheet Metal Workers                                             15   $23,125       0.0           0         .        .
Structural Iron and Steel Workers                                4   $16,250       0.0           4   $16,250       0.0
Helpers, Construction Trades                                    10    $5,714       0.0           0         .        .
Construction and Building Inspectors                            25   $10,000      16.7           4   $18,750     100.0
Elevator Installers and Repairers                                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; FEMALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Fence Erectors                                                  15    $6,806       0.0           4   $38,750       0.0
Hazardous Materials Removal Workers                              0         .        .            0         .        .
Highway Maintenance Workers                                     15   $25,625      30.8           0         .        .
Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment
  Operators                                                      0         .        .            0         .        .
Septic Tank Services and Sewer Pipe Cleaners                     4   $11,250       0.0           0         .        .
Miscellaneous Construction and Related Workers                   4    $3,750       0.0           0         .        .
Derrick, Rotary Drill, and Service Unit Operators,
  Oil, Gas, and Mining                                           4   $51,250       0.0           4   $51,250       0.0
Earth Drillers Except Oil and Gas                                4   $61,250       0.0           4   $61,250       0.0
Explosives Workers, Ordnance handling Experts, and
  Blasters                                                       0         .        .            0         .        .
Mining Machine Operators                                        50    $4,417      12.2           4   $51,875       0.0
Roof Bolters, Mining                                             0         .        .            0         .        .
Roustabouts, Oil and Gas                                         0         .        .            0         .        .
Helpers - Extraction Workers                                     0         .        .            0         .        .
Other Extraction Workers                                        30   $11,375       0.0          10   $11,563       0.0

INSTALLATION, MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Mechanics,
  Installers and Repairers                                      40   $21,250       0.0          30   $22,500       0.0
Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine
  Repairers                                                    145   $20,956      20.0         100   $25,938      22.8
Radio and Telecommunications Equipment Installers
  and Repairers                                                 50   $19,875       4.0          30   $42,500       0.0
Avionics Technicians                                             4   $28,750       0.0           4   $28,750       0.0
Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related  Repairers               0         .        .            0         .        .
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Transportation
  Equipment                                                      0         .        .            0         .        .
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Industrial and
  Utility                                                        0         .        .            0         .        .
Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor
  Vehicles                                                       4   $16,250       0.0           4   $16,250       0.0
Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers
  and Repairers                                                 10   $38,750       0.0           0         .        .
Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers                       0         .        .            0         .        .
Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians                      15    $3,125       0.0           0         .        .
Automotive Body and Related Repairers                            4   $25,417       0.0           4   $16,250       0.0
Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers                       10   $20,000       0.0           4   $31,250       0.0
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics                    65   $10,795       9.2          35   $26,458      18.2
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine
  Specialists                                                    4   $21,250       0.0           0         .        .
Heavy Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Service
  Technicians and Mechanics                                     15   $11,875       0.0           0         .        .
Small Engine Mechanics                                          10   $18,750       0.0          10   $18,750       0.0
Miscellaneous Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Mechanics,
  Installers, and Repairers                                      4    $3,750       0.0           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; FEMALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Control and Valve Installers and Repairers                       0         .        .            0         .        .
Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration
  Mechanics and Installers                                      35   $13,036       0.0          15   $22,639       0.0
Home Appliance Repairers                                         0         .        .            0         .        .
Industrial and Refractory Machinery Mechanics                   20   $20,208       0.0           4   $56,250       0.0
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General                         65   $19,545      12.5          35   $19,091      22.2
Maintenance Workers, Machinery                                   0         .        .            0         .        .
Millwrights                                                      4   $51,250       0.0           0         .        .
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers                   4   $38,750       0.0           4   $38,750       0.0
Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers                40    $8,676       0.0          10   $50,417       0.0
Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers                    15   $16,944       0.0          10   $16,250       0.0
Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and
  Repairers                                                      4    $2,083       0.0           4    $8,750       0.0
Commercial Divers                                                0         .        .            0         .        .
Locksmiths and Safe Repairers                                    4   $33,750       0.0           4   $33,750       0.0
Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers                15   $13,750       0.0          15   $13,750       0.0
Riggers                                                          0         .        .            0         .        .
Signal and Track Switch Repairers                                0         .        .            0         .        .
Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers           4    $1,250       0.0           4    $1,250       0.0
Other Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers             10    $2,143      58.3           4   $18,750       0.0

PRODUCTION OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Production and
  Operating Workers                                            455   $17,875       9.0         300   $23,516      10.0
Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems
  Assemblers                                                     0         .        .            0         .        .
Electrical, Electronics, and Electromechanical
  Assemblers                                                    75    $6,510       0.0          15   $16,635       0.0
Engine and Other Machines Assemblers                             0         .        .            0         .        .
Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters                         0         .        .            0         .        .
Miscellaneous Assemblers and Fabricators                       730   $11,863       8.6         360   $16,411       9.4
Bakers                                                         575   $11,869       7.2         235   $19,489       9.8
Butchers and Other Meat, Poultry, and Fish Processing
  Workers                                                      115   $17,708       1.7          75   $18,906       2.7
Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine
  Operators and Tenders                                          0         .        .            0         .        .
Food Batchmakers                                               140   $15,476      11.3          50   $17,614       0.0
Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders                       4    $1,250       0.0           0         .        .
Computer Control Programmers and Operators                       0         .        .            0         .        .
Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                 0         .        .            0         .        .
Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Metal and Plastic                                              0         .        .            0         .        .
Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Metal and Plastic                                              0         .        .            0         .        .
Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters,
  Operators and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                       4    $1,250       0.0           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; FEMALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                 0         .        .            0         .        .
Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine
  Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal
   and Plastic                                                  25   $11,250       0.0           4   $28,750       0.0
Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                 4   $26,250       0.0           4   $26,250       0.0
Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                     0         .        .            0         .        .
Machinists                                                      20   $13,750      35.0           4   $22,500      50.0
Metal Furnace and Kiln Operators and Tenders                    20   $22,125       0.0          20   $22,375       0.0
Model Makers and Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic                4    $8,750       0.0           0         .        .
Molders and Molding Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                    30   $10,250       6.9          15   $13,542      13.3
Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Metal and Plastic                                              0         .        .            0         .        .
Tool and Die Makers                                              4    $2,500       0.0           0         .        .
Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Workers                         30   $11,719       0.0          15   $15,357       0.0
Heat Treating Equipment Equipment Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                 0         .        .            0         .        .
Lay-Out Workers, Metal and Plastic                               0         .        .            0         .        .
Plating and Coating Machine Setters, operators, and
  Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                     0         .        .            0         .        .
Tool Grinders, Filers and Sharpeners                             4   $33,750       0.0           4   $33,750       0.0
Metalworkers and Plastic Workers, All Others                    75   $13,920      12.0          65   $13,984       6.3
Bookbinders and Bindery Workers                                 85   $11,806       0.0          50   $17,344       0.0
Job Printers                                                    85   $12,024      23.8          50   $21,172       0.0
Prepress Technicians and Workers                               140   $14,453       8.6          65   $18,929       9.1
Printing Machine Operators                                      85   $13,702       0.0          35   $17,321       0.0
Laundry and Dry Cleaning Workers                               640    $9,671       1.1         235   $13,432       2.1
Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials              145   $10,667       0.0          45   $12,065       0.0
Sewing Machine Operators                                       530    $9,195      14.9         210   $16,463      21.1
Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers                          35   $14,167       0.0          20   $27,955       0.0
Shoe Machine Operators and Tenders                               0         .        .            0         .        .
Tailors, Dressmakers, and Sewers                               315    $7,093      16.2         145   $15,658      13.2
Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and
  Tenders                                                        4    $1,875       0.0           0         .        .
Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders                                                       10   $21,000      16.7           4   $21,250       0.0
Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters,
  Operators, and Tenders                                        30   $14,911       3.4          20   $14,286       4.5
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                                                    70   $12,857      15.3          10   $22,857       0.0
Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other            30    $2,500       6.7          15   $14,464      13.3



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

          MONTANA; FEMALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters                              15    $9,167      12.5           4   $12,917       0.0
Furniture Finishers                                             20    $5,500       0.0           4    $1,563       0.0
Model Makers and Patternmakers, Wood                             0         .        .            0         .        .
Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood            70   $17,583       0.0          45   $19,083       0.0
Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Except Sawing                                                 40   $13,750       0.0          30   $12,132       0.0
Woodworkers, All Other                                          50   $15,417       0.0          40   $16,528       0.0
Power Plant Operators, Distributors, and Dispatchers            30   $46,250      27.6          30   $46,250      27.6
Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators                       20   $27,500       0.0          10   $37,500       0.0
Water and Liquid Waste Treatment Plant and System
  Workers                                                        4   $17,500       0.0           4   $17,500       0.0
Miscellaneous Plant and System Operators                        25   $21,750      14.8          15   $36,563      23.5
Chemical Processing Machine Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders                                                   10    $4,063       0.0           4   $73,750       0.0
Crushing, Grinding, Polishing, Mixing, and Blending
  Workers                                                       20   $30,455       0.0          15   $30,682       0.0
Cutting Workers                                                 25   $13,500       0.0          15   $15,625       0.0
Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine
  Setters, Operators, and Tenders                               10    $2,000       0.0           4   $28,750       0.0
Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and
  Tenders                                                       15    $6,250       0.0           4   $17,917       0.0
Inspectors, Testers, Sorter, Samplers, and Weighers            500   $15,699       9.6         320   $20,139      12.9
Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers                   90   $12,171      20.2          40   $16,705      30.8
Medical, Dental and Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians          225   $13,108       8.0         115   $15,625      13.8
Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders             85   $13,056       6.0          25   $17,031       0.0
Painting Workers                                                70   $12,500      18.6          30   $19,250       6.7
Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine
  Workers                                                      150   $13,750      30.9          80   $15,658      26.8
Semiconductor Processors                                         4   $13,750       0.0           4   $13,750       0.0
Cementing and Gluing Machine Operators and Tenders               0         .        .            0         .        .
Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment
  Operators and Tenders                                          4   $10,625       0.0           4   $21,250       0.0
Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders             0         .        .            0         .        .
Etchers and Engravers                                           40   $13,750       4.8          10   $22,000       0.0
Molders, Shapers, and Casters, except Metal and
  Plastic                                                       35   $15,208      73.0          10   $16,125      90.9
Paper Goods Machines Setters, Operators, and Tenders            10   $11,250       0.0           0         .        .
Tire Builders                                                    0         .        .            0         .        .
Helpers-Production Workers                                      35    $1,823       2.9           4   $13,750      25.0
Production Workers, All Other                                  530   $13,114       4.9         255   $19,900       5.9

TRANSPORTATION AND MATERIAL MOVING OCCUPATIONS
Supervisors, Transportation and Material Moving
  Workers                                                       90   $16,652      30.3          55   $17,386      33.3
Aircraft Pilots and Flight Engineers                            25   $26,000      62.5          10   $40,972      81.8
Air Traffic Controllers and Airfield Operations
  Specialists                                                    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; FEMALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency
  Medical Technicians                                           10    $4,643       0.0           4   $26,250       0.0
Bus Drivers                                                    800    $8,824      11.7         150   $17,297      18.4
Driver/Sales Workers and Truck Drivers                       1,035   $12,259       6.0         415   $17,325       6.7
Taxi Drivers and Chauffers                                      55   $10,938       0.0          40   $11,375       0.0
Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other                              10    $1,607       0.0           0         .        .
Locomotive Engineers and Operators                              20   $58,750       0.0          20   $58,750       0.0
Railroad Brake, Signal, and Switch Operators                     0         .        .            0         .        .
Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters                             20   $29,792      28.6          15   $45,000      37.5
Subway, Streetcar, and Other Rail Transportation
  Workers                                                        4   $28,750       0.0           4   $28,750       0.0
Sailors and Marine Oilers                                        0         .        .            0         .        .
Ship and Boat Captains and Operators                             4   $16,250     100.0           0         .        .
Ship Engineers                                                   0         .        .            0         .        .
Bridge and Lock Tenders                                          0         .        .            0         .        .
Parking Lot Attendants                                          15    $1,771       0.0           0         .        .
Service Station Attendants                                     165   $10,000       0.0          50   $14,063       0.0
Transportation Inspectors                                       30   $19,107       0.0          25   $18,875       0.0
Other Transportation Workers                                    10   $10,000       0.0           4   $21,250       0.0
Conveyor Operators and Tenders                                   0         .        .            0         .        .
Crane and Tower Operators                                        0         .        .            0         .        .
Dredge, Excavating, and Loading Machine Operators                4    $3,750       0.0           0         .        .
Hoist and Winch Operators                                        0         .        .            0         .        .
Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators                          60   $10,313       3.4          15   $42,813      14.3
Cleaners of  Vehicles and Equipment                            260    $5,976       1.6          45   $16,190       0.0
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Materials Movers,
  Hand                                                         920   $10,115       7.5         355   $16,760       4.5
Machine Feeders and Offbearers                                  30   $32,667       0.0          20   $33,167       0.0
Packers and Packagers, Hand                                    290   $12,545       6.2         155   $15,909       7.1
Pumping Station Operators                                        4   $11,250       0.0           0         .        .
Refuse and Recyclable Materials Collectors                      15    $8,036       0.0           0         .        .
Shuttle Car Operators                                            0         .        .            0         .        .
Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders                                4   $33,750       0.0           4   $33,750       0.0
Material Moving Workers, All Other                              20   $15,000      40.9          15   $31,250      43.8

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