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

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


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

21 to 74 years                                             235,280   $25,278      26.9     152,405   $30,921      29.8

  MANAGEMENT OCCUPATIONS
Chief executives                                             2,385   $52,465      60.9       2,010   $56,219      62.5
General and Operations Managers                              2,145   $41,855      38.8       1,835   $46,141      38.4
Legislators                                                     90   $32,292      60.4          45   $37,885      50.0
Advertising and Promotions Managers                             40   $45,208      36.6          40   $39,375      33.3
Marketing and Sales Managers                                 1,115   $40,496      47.6         920   $42,702      47.2
Public Relations Managers                                       65   $53,083      83.1          65   $53,083      83.1
Administrative Services Managers                               205   $36,667      22.1         165   $37,639      23.6
Computer and Information Systems Managers                      335   $41,302      65.2         290   $42,188      61.7
Financial Managers                                             870   $42,424      74.8         690   $47,212      78.3
Human Resources Managers                                       515   $39,632      44.5         415   $41,094      45.4
Industrial Production Managers                                 465   $36,384      21.6         390   $38,864      22.2
Purchasing Managers                                            190   $40,313      38.0         160   $41,406      31.3
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers             530   $24,967      14.3         410   $26,362      10.9
Farm, Ranch, and Other Agricultural Managers                 4,490   $21,811      25.0       3,565   $23,345      26.3
Farmers and Ranchers                                         8,010   $15,228      18.3       5,810   $16,714      18.9
Construction Managers                                        2,325   $33,787      28.3       1,610   $37,654      30.9
Education Administrators                                     1,090   $46,652      87.6         650   $46,815      87.3
Engineering Managers                                           155   $60,069      73.2         125   $60,694      84.6
Food Service Managers                                        1,285   $25,059      24.5         950   $26,476      27.2
Funeral Directors                                               95   $42,596      32.0          80   $44,231      35.0
Gaming Managers                                                200   $28,352      17.9         160   $35,114      19.3
Lodging Managers                                               510   $28,618      38.2         345   $29,009      40.3
Medical and Health Services Managers                           400   $47,137      68.4         330   $50,385      68.0
Natural Sciences Managers                                       35   $39,792     100.0          35   $40,417     100.0
Postmasters and Mail Superintendents                           135   $47,292      21.8         115   $48,125      21.2
Property, Real Estate, and Community Association
  Managers                                                     795   $24,591      41.5         520   $31,643      39.2
Social and Community Service Managers                          375   $30,528      62.1         280   $36,354      68.5
Managers, All Other                                          3,520   $36,979      41.6       2,875   $38,922      43.0

  BUSINESS AND FINANCIAL OPERATIONS OCCUPATIONS
Agents and Business Managers of Artists,Performers,
  and Athletes                                                  30   $18,864      30.0          20   $19,886       0.0
Purchasing Agents and Buyers, Farm Products                    110   $37,589      25.7          95   $38,482      27.4
Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products              265   $27,727      19.2         200   $30,313      19.1
Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and
  Farm Products                                                300   $30,529      26.9         285   $31,058      27.1
Claims Adusters, Appraisers, Examiners, and
  Investigators                                                345   $31,836      68.8         240   $36,522      64.7
Compliance Officers, Except Agriculture, Construction,
  Health and Safety, and Transportation                        180   $36,136      47.3         150   $35,000      52.7
Cost Estimators                                                270   $36,000      31.6         175   $40,714      35.1



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

          MONTANA; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Human Resources, Training, and Labor Relations
  Specialists                                                  595   $31,909      47.1         415   $35,698      54.8
Logisticians                                                    30   $41,250      43.3          25   $40,781      26.1
Management Analysts                                            725   $33,079      68.2         435   $40,556      62.4
Meeting and Convention Planners                                 15  $106,750      76.9          15  $106,750      76.9
Other Business Operations Specialists                          260   $27,292      56.4         130   $33,750      49.2
Accountants and Auditors                                     1,730   $34,565      85.7       1,355   $39,055      88.7
Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate                        290   $32,734      63.9         225   $32,065      57.1
Budget Analysts                                                 35   $46,250      88.2          35   $46,250      88.2
Credit Analysts                                                 10   $16,250     100.0           0         .        .
Financial Analysts                                              65   $48,281      76.2          50   $48,125      83.3
Personal Financial Advisors                                    455   $37,218      78.8         345   $37,500      83.7
Insurance Underwriters                                          25   $56,563      76.9          25   $56,875      83.3
Financial Examiners                                             20   $50,714     100.0          20   $50,714     100.0
Loan Counselors and Officers                                   555   $41,250      75.2         505   $41,491      79.1
Tax Examiners, Collectors, and Revenue Agents                   70   $51,597      71.0          55   $56,250      66.7
Tax Preparers                                                  110    $5,400      60.2          20   $28,750      77.8
Financial Specialists, All Other                                70   $31,250      52.2          60   $35,417      50.8

  COMPUTER AND MATHEMATICAL OCCUPATIONS
Computer Scientists and System Analyts                         820   $36,667      55.6         625   $40,430      59.4
Computer Programmers                                           760   $35,873      48.6         630   $37,460      49.8
Computer Software Engineers                                    480   $39,797      66.7         355   $44,583      73.2
Computer Support Specialists                                   490   $31,211      39.0         360   $34,674      44.7
Database Administrators                                         45   $26,250      71.7          45   $27,813      76.7
Network and Computer Systems Administrators                    260   $29,848      41.5         175   $32,813      46.6
Network Systems and Data Communication Analysts                245   $26,985      41.6         160   $39,167      38.1
Actuaries                                                        4    $1,250       0.0           0         .        .
Mathematicians                                                   0         .        .            0         .        .
Operations Research Analysts                                    75   $52,500      42.1          60   $58,036      32.2
Statisticians                                                   35    $9,653     100.0          15   $25,625     100.0
Miscellaneous Mathematical Science Occupations                  10   $33,750     100.0          10   $33,750     100.0

ARCHITECTURE, ENGINEERING OCCUPATIONS
Architects, Except Naval                                       545   $39,844      93.8         375   $41,623      97.1
Surveyors, Cartographers, and Photogrammetrists                320   $30,000      85.5         240   $35,200      80.8
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                                              85   $72,656      77.0          65   $75,625      87.9
Civil Engineers                                                855   $42,004      79.5         730   $44,265      81.4
Computer Hardware Engineers                                     65   $40,893      85.1          50   $53,929      86.0
Electrical and Electronic Engineers                            410   $45,405      58.3         330   $47,663      66.9
Environmental Engineers                                        160   $40,833      90.1         135   $45,179      88.0
Industrial Engineers, Including Health and Safety              185   $36,875      66.5         150   $48,750      70.9
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; MALES

                                                                               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                                           305   $40,903      71.8         270   $41,042      72.7
Mining and Geological Engineers,Including Mining
  Safety Engineers                                              85   $42,000      67.9          50   $49,167      76.9
Nuclear Engineers                                                0         .        .            0         .        .
Petroleum Engineers                                             90   $57,500      84.1          65   $60,536      85.9
Engineers, All Others                                          540   $45,500      87.6         400   $51,875      93.0
Drafters                                                       665   $27,667      28.4         455   $34,408      31.5
Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters                       825   $35,434      20.0         690   $40,136      20.1
Surveying and Mapping Technicians                              485   $23,977       5.3         270   $31,581       6.6

  LIFE, PHYSICAL, AND SOCIAL SCIENCE OCCUPATIONS
Agricultural and Food Scientists                               145   $31,938      81.4         105   $36,563      76.2
Biological Scientists                                          600   $35,615      98.8         500   $36,780      98.6
Conservation Scientists and Foresters                          590   $42,647      91.0         490   $45,616      92.5
Medical Scientists                                              35   $23,250     100.0          30   $28,000     100.0
Astronomers and Physicists                                      40   $16,429      71.4          30   $32,813      60.0
Atmospheric and Space Scientists                               100   $49,750      91.2          95   $53,021      92.5
Chemists and Materials Scientists                              160   $33,281      86.2          95   $41,205      82.5
Environmental Scientists and Geoscientists                     660   $40,410      93.6         480   $47,841      95.2
Physical Scientists, All Other                                 300   $23,417      93.7         245   $28,711      92.3
Economists                                                      80   $46,389     100.0          55   $50,167     100.0
Market/Survey Researchers                                       70   $40,313      67.6          50   $51,250      74.0
Psychologists                                                  250   $41,724     100.0         145   $51,382     100.0
Sociologists                                                     0         .        .            0         .        .
Urban and Regional Planners                                     65   $28,750     100.0          50   $30,795     100.0
Miscellaneous Social Scientists and Related Workers            100   $22,365      98.0          65   $23,889      97.0
Agricultural and Food Science Technicians                       75   $29,375      38.4          35   $32,031      75.7
Biological Technicians                                          50   $10,625      42.0          10   $24,063      54.5
Chemical Technicians                                           100   $27,130      10.2          75   $28,516      13.0
Geological and Petroleum Technicians                           100   $40,357      51.0          80   $41,786      52.5
Nuclear Technicians                                             10   $30,833     100.0           4   $31,250     100.0
Other Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians           395   $17,434      49.7         165   $31,346      50.6

  COMMUNITY AND SOCIAL SERVICES OCCUPATIONS
Counselors                                                     895   $26,653      67.2         550   $27,411      63.8
Social Workers                                                 495   $25,339      72.0         325   $27,097      70.2
Misc. Community and Social Service Specialists                 515   $24,028      51.6         430   $26,433      58.9
Clergy                                                       1,320   $24,178      78.0       1,080   $25,449      78.1
Directors, Religious Activities and Education                   60   $26,250      48.4          50   $30,865      61.2
Religious Workers, All Other                                   115   $25,938      60.0          75   $30,000      79.7

  LEGAL OCCUPATIONS
Lawyers                                                      1,700   $54,423     100.0       1,365   $57,090     100.0
Judges, Magistrates, and Other Judicial Workers                180   $34,167      50.0         110   $40,795      55.0
Paralegals and Legal Assistants                                 65   $32,679      49.2          35   $35,000      58.8
Miscellaneous Legal Support Workers                            195   $23,618      43.1          75   $40,417      33.3



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; MALES

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

  EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND LIBRARY OCCUPATIONS
Postsecondary Teachers                                       2,405   $38,373      90.6       1,750   $44,005      92.5
Preschool and Kindergarten Teachers                             10   $16,094       9.1          10   $16,250       0.0
Elementary and Middle School Teachers                        3,070   $30,703      95.2       2,550   $32,413      97.6
Secondary School Teachers                                    1,510   $32,126      97.1       1,270   $33,750      97.4
Special Education Teachers                                      65   $27,596      95.5          50   $29,327      95.9
Other Teachers and Instructors                                 450   $13,556      44.4         180   $30,461      57.5
Archivists, Curators, and Museum Technicians                    50   $36,094      84.3          45   $27,431      81.4
Librarians                                                      95   $40,781      70.5          75   $48,523      85.3
Library Technicians                                             25    $7,344      39.1          10   $33,750     100.0
Teacher Assistants                                             265   $10,375      16.7          90   $15,595      11.4
Other Education, Training, and Library Workers                  95   $33,958      93.5          70   $34,583      91.3

  ARTS, DESIGN, ENTERTAINMENT, SPORTS, AND MEDIA
       OCCUPATIONS
Artists and Related Workers                                    620   $21,284      39.7         380   $25,150      36.5
Designers                                                      625   $28,563      43.9         440   $32,829      45.9
Actors                                                          25  $225,000      54.2           0         .        .
Producers and Directors                                        140   $28,125      55.7         115   $29,375      53.5
Athletes, Coaches, Umpires and Related Workers                 560   $17,208      54.8         205   $32,500      72.8
Dancers and Choreographers                                      10    $1,250      50.0           0         .        .
Musicians, Singers and Related Workers                         145   $16,731      17.8          45   $22,228      23.4
Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related
  Workers, All Other                                            40   $36,429      11.9          10   $36,429       0.0
Announcers                                                     195   $18,333      24.5         105   $30,096      24.3
News Analysts, Reporters, and Correspondents                   165   $16,932      62.9         115   $24,375      63.5
Public Relations Specialists                                   180   $20,893      70.9          85   $30,568      81.2
Editors                                                        295   $23,458      58.4         200   $33,261      61.9
Technical Writers                                               45   $40,625      63.6          35   $37,000      77.8
Writers and Authors                                            390   $16,635      71.5         210   $22,083      63.0
Miscellaneous Media and Communication Workers                   15    $9,583      60.0           4   $13,750       0.0
Broadcast and Sound Engineering Technicians and
  Radio Operators                                              205   $22,043      10.1         135   $22,500       9.6
Photographers                                                  310   $23,409      58.1         210   $29,891      57.1
Television, Video and Motion Picture Camera
  Operators and Editors                                         40   $12,917      28.6          15   $14,792      29.4
Media and Communication Equipment Workers,
  All Other                                                      0         .        .            0         .        .

  HEALTHCARE PRACTIONERS AND TECHNICAL OCCUPATIONS
Chiropractors                                                  170   $51,500     100.0         130   $60,125     100.0
Dentists                                                       475   $85,382     100.0         235   $76,786     100.0
Dieticians and Nutritionists                                    15   $40,893      69.2          15   $40,893      69.2
Optometrists                                                   110   $95,625     100.0          80   $96,875     100.0
Pharmacists                                                    410   $60,917      90.0         305   $65,139      94.8
Physicians and Surgeons                                      1,480  $122,230      99.1       1,030  $130,694      99.3
Physician Assistants                                            90   $62,188      74.7          45   $63,750      95.5



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; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Podiatrists                                                     20   $14,821     100.0          20   $14,464     100.0
Registered Nurses                                              585   $37,973      68.3         395   $45,096      70.7
Audiologists                                                    25   $61,875     100.0          15   $62,000     100.0
Occupational Therapists                                         30   $40,833     100.0          20   $41,786     100.0
Physical Therapists                                            215   $48,417      96.8         185   $50,714     100.0
Radiation Therapists                                            10   $42,500      25.0          10   $42,500      25.0
Recreational Therapists                                          0         .        .            0         .        .
Respiratory Therapists                                         150   $36,875      14.7         120   $40,457      18.5
Speech-Language Pathologists                                    20   $25,000      77.3          10   $39,583     100.0
Therapists, All Others                                          50   $12,292      87.8          15   $38,636     100.0
Veterinarians                                                  290   $43,229     100.0         205   $48,500     100.0
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practioners,
  All Other                                                     40   $32,778      45.2          20   $42,500      86.4
Clinical Lab Technologists and Technicians                     125   $25,461      79.7         105   $26,136      85.6
Dental Hygienists                                                4   $28,750       0.0           4   $28,750       0.0
Diagnostic Related Technologists and Technicians               270   $34,297      20.7         230   $38,750      14.4
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics                   175   $24,375      12.6         110   $26,167      14.5
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practioners Support
  Technicians                                                  130   $22,500      24.2          70   $23,889      16.7
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses               80   $22,656       4.9          25   $24,479       0.0
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians              30   $25,469      27.6          25   $19,375      33.3
Opticians, Dispensing                                           60   $26,786      37.9          50   $33,250      43.1
Miscellaneous Health Technologists and Technicians             110   $26,875      79.5          75   $26,845      86.3
Other Healthcare Practioners and Technical
  Occupations                                                  165   $30,662      54.8         105   $33,594      56.2

HEALTHCARE SUPPORT OCCUPATIONS
Nursing, Psychiatric, and Home Health Aides                  1,000   $13,659      15.0         485   $16,809       4.7
Occupational Therapist Assistants and Aides                     15   $35,625       0.0          15   $35,625       0.0
Physical Therapist Assistants and Aides                         40   $19,063      27.5          25   $19,609       0.0
Massage Therapists                                              60   $11,591      51.7          25   $23,594      96.3
Dental Assistants                                               10   $16,406       0.0          10   $16,406       0.0
Medical Assistants and Other Healthcare Support
 Occupations                                                   160   $15,577      32.5         105   $20,069      38.8

  PROTECTIVE SERVICE OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Correctional
  Officers                                                     135   $25,927      27.8          95   $26,518      25.0
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Police and
  Detectives                                                   190   $36,806      31.3         180   $36,736      29.8
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Fire Fighting and
  Prevention Workers                                           220   $38,980      36.1         150   $42,778      44.6
Supervisors, Protective Service Workers, All Other             145   $35,917      25.9         140   $35,750      25.5
Fire Fighters                                                1,085   $28,517      18.9         605   $36,624      24.0
Fire Inspectors                                                185   $42,500      66.3         110   $51,336      65.8
Baliffs, Correctional Officers and Jailers                     560   $24,397       9.8         430   $25,114       9.7
Detectives and Criminal Investigators                          345   $37,422      48.1         290   $38,389      43.4
Fish and Game Wardens                                          155   $23,661      53.8         115   $24,375      57.8



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; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Parking Enforcement Workers                                      0         .        .            0         .        .
Police and Sheriff Patrol Officers                           1,570   $30,974      28.4       1,345   $31,675      28.7
Transit and Railroad Police                                      0         .        .            0         .        .
Animal Control Workers                                          35    $5,833      72.2          20   $23,472      68.4
Private Detectives and Investigators                           100   $27,500      47.0          70   $27,273      38.2
Security Guards and Gaming Surveillance Officers             1,230   $17,410      12.1         680   $23,507      11.2
Crossing Guards                                                115    $8,229       0.0           4   $27,500       0.0
Lifeguards and Other Protective Service Workers                255    $9,844      30.7          60   $25,833      39.7

  FOOD PREPARATION AND SERVING RELATED OCCUPATIONS
Chefs and Head Cooks                                           590   $16,896      15.6         360   $20,080      10.6
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Food Preparation
  and Serving Workers                                          800   $16,929      15.0         550   $19,750      10.0
Cooks                                                        2,595   $11,209       4.2       1,155   $15,020       2.1
Food Preparation Workers                                       355   $10,656       3.1         120   $13,365       0.0
Bartenders                                                   1,235   $11,459      11.0         550   $15,562       6.7
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers,
  Including Fast Food                                          170    $7,442       6.4          45   $15,167      23.9
Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession and
  Coffee Shop                                                   80    $9,271       5.1          35   $13,456       0.0
Waiters and Waitresses                                         760   $10,538      21.4         235   $15,083      26.0
Food Servers, Nonrestaurant                                     95   $14,583       0.0          50   $25,556       0.0
Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender
  Helpers                                                       75    $4,342       0.0           4    $1,250       0.0
Dishwashers                                                    625    $6,403       3.0          90   $11,950       0.0
Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee
  Shop                                                          15    $5,833      56.3           0         .        .
Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers,
  All Other                                                      0         .        .            0         .        .

  BUILDING AND GROUNDS CLEANING AND MAINTENANCE
    OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Housekeeping and
  Janitorial Workers                                           245   $24,083      17.0         165   $26,536      25.8
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Landscaping, Lawn
  Service, and Groundskeeping Workers                          295   $22,069      20.4         165   $29,833      17.1
Janitors and Building Cleaners                               5,040   $14,001       8.0       2,375   $20,544       7.5
Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners                                425    $9,469       2.8         155   $16,453       1.9
Pest Control Workers                                            65   $25,156       0.0          55   $25,000       0.0
Grounds Maintenance Workers                                  2,025   $11,055      14.3         575   $21,352      17.7

  PERSONAL CARE AND SERVICE OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Gaming Workers               80   $19,091      20.0          60   $19,659      27.1
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Personal Service
  Workers                                                      155   $27,986      35.0         115   $27,708      37.4
Animal Trainers                                                120   $13,750      12.7          70   $20,156      14.1
Nonfarm Animal Caretakers                                      190   $18,500      19.7         105   $21,157       5.6



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; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Gaming Workers                                                 105   $10,069      28.8          35   $11,016      68.6
Motion Picture Projectionists                                    4   $51,250       0.0           0         .        .
Ushers,Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers                      35    $2,361       0.0           0         .        .
Miscellaneous Entertainment Attendants and Related
  Workers                                                      310   $10,476      32.6          65   $18,583      55.2
Funeral Service Workers                                         15   $41,071       0.0           0         .        .
Barbers                                                        220   $13,629       2.3         155   $20,074       0.0
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists                  50   $22,143       5.8          20   $26,250      16.7
Miscellaneous Personal Appearance Workers                       20   $31,250       0.0           4   $31,250       0.0
Baggage Porters, Bellhops, and Concierges                       75    $9,491      26.0          25   $20,227      11.5
Tour and Travel Guides                                         485   $11,391      35.2         120   $14,896      52.1
Transportation Attendants                                       35   $30,074      29.7          10   $31,500      33.3
Child Care Workers                                             295    $8,920      22.9          90   $13,618      34.1
Personal and Home Care Aides                                   170   $11,743      18.9          55   $12,227       0.0
Recreation and Fitness Workers                                 270   $17,976      52.2         135   $22,500      61.2
Residential Advisors                                           160   $12,321      15.1          75   $19,911      10.4
Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other                    85    $8,125      18.6          15   $25,179      53.8

  SALES AND RELATED OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Retail Sales
  Workers                                                    6,750   $29,054      23.4       5,545   $31,148      23.2
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Non-Retail Sales
  Workers                                                    2,125   $32,281      24.7       1,785   $34,381      22.8
Cashiers                                                     1,340   $11,845      13.7         625   $18,486      17.0
Counter and Rental Clerks                                      170   $12,500      14.7          95   $15,977      19.4
Parts Salespersons                                             810   $21,123      10.0         715   $22,152      11.0
Retail Salespersons                                          5,840   $21,794      18.7       3,815   $26,396      19.8
Advertising Sales Agents                                       395   $35,903      35.3         315   $41,875      36.6
Insurance Sales Agents                                       1,075   $40,129      52.2         735   $42,054      49.7
Securities, Commodities, and Finanancial Services
  Sales Agents                                                 605   $49,286      66.9         485   $50,795      67.5
Travel Agents                                                   70   $22,632      19.4          60   $23,289      22.6
Sales Representatives, Services, All Other                     855   $27,979      37.7         540   $29,526      37.9
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing           2,855   $32,582      30.1       2,330   $35,199      29.9
Models, Demonstrators, and Product Promoters                    30   $15,278      18.8          15   $12,321      46.2
Real Estate Brokers and Sales Agents                         1,195   $35,772      52.4         845   $41,563      54.5
Sales Engineers                                                 50   $46,964      86.5          45   $55,139      84.4
Telemarketers                                                  175   $18,125      14.1          80   $24,205      20.7
Door-To-Door Sales Workers, News and Street Vendors
  and Related Workers                                          380   $12,546       8.2         115   $29,375      19.8
Sales and Related Workers, All Other                           275   $30,469      46.5         165   $36,106      49.7

OFFICE AND ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Office and
Administrative Support Workers                               1,445   $32,240      42.6       1,110   $38,261      42.5
Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service              50   $18,920       0.0          35   $18,807       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; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Telephone Operators                                              4   $31,250       0.0           4   $31,250       0.0
Communication Equipment Operators, All Other                     4   $51,250     100.0           4   $51,250     100.0
Bill and Account Collectors                                    110   $22,841      34.9          65   $33,333      31.8
Billing and Posting Clerks and Machine Operators               125   $19,013       0.0          70   $23,182       0.0
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks                   625   $16,303      29.9         330   $24,250      35.7
Gaming Cage Workers                                             15    $4,583       0.0           4   $11,250       0.0
Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks                                  30   $19,375      86.7          15   $22,143      75.0
Procurement Clerks                                              10   $27,500       0.0          10   $27,500       0.0
Tellers                                                         40   $11,429      55.0          20   $21,875      54.5
Brokerage Clerks                                                15    $4,722       0.0           4   $38,750       0.0
Correspondence Clerks                                            0         .        .            0         .        .
Court, Municipal, and License Clerks                            50   $25,000      37.5          35   $26,364      22.2
Credit Authorizers, Checkers and Clerks                         15   $24,219      33.3          15   $24,219      33.3
Customer Service Representatives                             1,020   $20,293      24.0         710   $25,313      28.0
Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs                   20   $26,875      31.8          10   $47,500      70.0
File Clerks                                                     90   $13,500       4.5          50   $26,875       7.8
Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks                           150   $12,607      22.5          45   $15,139      19.1
Interviewers Except Eligibility and Loan                       360   $11,984      36.2         100   $20,625      31.7
Library Assistants, Clerical                                    60    $4,917      42.4           0         .        .
Loan Interviewers and Clerks                                    35   $32,083      61.8          20   $31,250      61.1
New Account Clerks                                               0         .        .            0         .        .
Order Clerks                                                    80   $24,444      28.2          55   $33,839      40.0
Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and
  Timekeeping                                                   15   $32,917      60.0          15   $32,917      60.0
Receptionists and Information Clerks                           160    $9,375      16.1          65   $27,500      12.1
Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and
  Travel Clerks                                                 85   $21,667      18.6          70   $21,845      12.7
Information and Record Clerks, All Other                        40   $20,000      71.1          30   $20,313      87.1
Cargo and Freight Agents                                        20   $28,750       0.0          20   $28,750       0.0
Couriers and Messengers                                        290   $14,417      18.4         155   $29,286      21.2
Dispatchers                                                    450   $23,654      13.9         330   $26,642      11.5
Meter Readers, Utilities                                       100   $28,750      14.7          75   $30,625      10.7
Postal Service Clerks                                          310   $35,962       9.6         220   $37,669       6.9
Postal Service Mail Carriers                                   810   $37,228      21.0         660   $38,476      19.8
Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and
  Processing Machine Operators                                 205   $36,595      14.8         155   $37,958      14.6
Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks                    255   $26,304      21.1         195   $33,125      21.8
Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks                        530   $17,700       9.7         335   $20,393      12.0
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers                               1,660   $14,555      12.7         855   $20,423       9.5
Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers,
  Recordkeeping                                                135   $15,625      13.1          80   $26,667      10.3
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants                      460   $20,417      33.4         245   $24,609      30.8
Computer Operators                                             140   $28,000      37.9          80   $32,841      39.5
Data Entry Keyers                                              170   $16,406      19.4          75   $32,778      27.0
Word Processors and Typists                                     25    $5,000       7.7           4    $8,750       0.0
Desktop Publishers                                               0         .        .            0         .        .
Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks                  100   $27,955      61.8          55   $60,703      54.4



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; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except
  Postal Service                                               170   $11,302       4.7          75   $14,063       8.0
Office Clerks, General                                         445   $12,292      21.8         195   $21,364      17.3
Office Machine Operators, Except Computer                       10   $27,708       0.0          10   $27,708       0.0
Proofreaders and Copy Markers                                   10    $8,750       0.0           0         .        .
Statistical Assistants                                          30   $13,681      51.7           4   $31,250       0.0
Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other           355   $15,365      36.5         165   $29,485      46.7

FARMING, FISHING, AND FORESTRY OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Farming, Fishing
  and Forestry Workers                                         485   $26,293      18.9         325   $31,000      20.7
Agricultural Inspectors                                         65   $25,156      43.3          40   $28,889      23.8
Animal Breeders                                                 30   $10,208      27.6          15   $29,375      40.0
Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products                      95   $11,964      10.6          35   $35,417       0.0
Miscellaneous Agricultural Workers                           4,980   $13,229       9.6       2,875   $16,806       9.7
Fishers and Related Fishing Workers                            145   $25,341      20.0          30   $58,077       6.7
Hunters and Trappers                                            15    $9,444       0.0           4   $40,417       0.0
Forest and Conservation Workers                                220    $7,708      22.2          50   $18,750      44.2
Logging Workers                                              1,915   $22,364       4.6         710   $25,221       4.6

CONSTRUCTION AND EXTRACTION WORKERS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Construction
  Trades and Extraction Workers                              3,705   $33,243      11.7       2,560   $36,788      10.6
Boilermakers                                                    95   $31,875       0.0          45   $26,103       0.0
Brickmasons, Blockmasons, and Stonemasons                      490   $23,393       9.6         165   $34,000       4.8
Carpenters                                                   7,595   $20,810      12.5       3,480   $26,630      11.9
Carpet, Floor and Tile Installers and Finishers                780   $21,826       6.6         490   $22,341       4.1
Cement Masons, Concrete Finishers, and Terrazzo
  Workers                                                      375   $20,927       4.8         105   $23,750      10.6
Contruction Laborers                                         4,275   $19,053       6.3       1,585   $26,439       5.7
Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators             115   $14,464       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                                                  2,470   $27,979       3.8       1,305   $31,203       4.1
Drywall Installers, Ceiling Tile Installers, and
  Tapers                                                       880   $20,545       4.0         410   $25,741       3.7
Electricians                                                 2,025   $35,141       8.8       1,420   $38,462       7.9
Glaziers                                                       145   $25,972       0.0         120   $26,574       0.0
Insulation Workers                                             195   $16,563       8.1         100   $16,912       0.0
Painters, Construction and Maintenance                       1,220   $19,129      14.6         525   $27,525      11.4
Paperhangers                                                    10    $7,143      41.7           4    $6,250       0.0
Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters          1,790   $28,704       7.0       1,055   $34,331       8.8
Plasterers and Stucco Masons                                   115   $20,054      17.9          70   $19,524      16.7
Reinforcing Iron Workers                                         4   $50,750      28.6           4   $51,250       0.0
Roofers                                                        675   $16,500       4.4         185   $23,750       5.4
Sheet Metal Workers                                            520   $26,500       6.5         330   $35,518       9.1
Structural Iron and Steel Workers                              165   $26,083       0.0          60   $26,667       0.0
Helpers, Construction Trades                                   130   $12,500       0.0          50   $17,083       0.0
Construction and Building Inspectors                           230   $27,714      46.5         130   $30,972      47.3
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; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Fence Erectors                                                 225   $16,905      10.7          90   $24,306      17.6
Hazardous Materials Removal Workers                             65   $32,679      14.9          40   $31,500       7.1
Highway Maintenance Workers                                    695   $26,500       6.5         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   $25,781      14.3          10   $36,429       0.0
Miscellaneous Construction and Related Workers                  70   $23,750       8.6          50   $25,000      11.5
Derrick, Rotary Drill, and Service Unit Operators,
  Oil, Gas, and Mining                                         145   $25,855       8.2          25   $32,188       0.0
Earth Drillers Except Oil and Gas                              395   $33,333       3.5         210   $40,000       0.0
Explosives Workers, Ordnance handling Experts, and
  Blasters                                                      70   $47,917      12.7          55   $50,391      10.5
Mining Machine Operators                                       920   $40,164       6.2         585   $43,011       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                                       180   $22,396       3.3         115   $26,094       5.2

INSTALLATION, MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Mechanics,
  Installers and Repairers                                   1,095   $36,458       8.0         940   $38,860       8.1
Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine
  Repairers                                                    480   $23,750      29.6         340   $29,000      34.8
Radio and Telecommunications Equipment Installers
  and Repairers                                                725   $40,492      10.9         580   $42,155      10.2
Avionics Technicians                                            20   $12,159       0.0          20   $12,159       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   $22,083       0.0           4   $23,750       0.0
Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers
  and Repairers                                                160   $22,202       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                     470   $30,773       8.1         380   $32,168       6.1
Automotive Body and Related Repairers                          700   $26,190       5.4         560   $28,375       5.0
Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers                       85   $21,786       5.8          65   $22,000       0.0
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics                 3,800   $21,113       2.9       2,685   $24,216       3.4
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine
  Specialists                                                1,525   $28,641       5.4       1,155   $31,145       6.4
Heavy Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Service
  Technicians and Mechanics                                  1,525   $32,514       2.4       1,115   $35,224       1.2
Small Engine Mechanics                                         285   $15,889      14.1         150   $18,000      19.3
Miscellaneous Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Mechanics,
  Installers, and Repairers                                    485   $20,169       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; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Control and Valve Installers and Repairers                     100   $30,938       0.0          85   $37,639       0.0
Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration
  Mechanics and Installers                                     805   $26,771       5.6         555   $30,286       6.1
Home Appliance Repairers                                       220   $18,056       7.8         150   $23,393       6.6
Industrial and Refractory Machinery Mechanics                  835   $29,088       6.1         550   $31,914       7.1
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General                      1,430   $24,019       7.1       1,075   $26,773       7.9
Maintenance Workers, Machinery                                 120   $31,523       9.1          80   $34,107      14.1
Millwrights                                                    595   $40,688       2.2         480   $41,447       2.7
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers                 590   $50,136       5.4         475   $50,738       6.5
Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers               505   $34,750       6.0         400   $40,500       7.0
Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers                   200   $27,206      39.9         135   $29,934      41.5
Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and
  Repairers                                                    125   $23,705       9.6          90   $25,250      13.5
Commercial Divers                                                4    $1,250     100.0           0         .        .
Locksmiths and Safe Repairers                                   80   $10,500       9.8          25   $10,781      26.1
Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers               125   $21,042       6.3          80   $20,833      10.3
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          90   $15,000      14.1          50   $18,646       0.0
Other Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers            810   $20,772      18.0         470   $26,481      15.8

PRODUCTION OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Production and
  Operating Workers                                          1,765   $35,229      13.7       1,435   $38,885      13.2
Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems
  Assemblers                                                     0         .        .            0         .        .
Electrical, Electronics, and Electromechanical
  Assemblers                                                    80   $16,339      19.0          50   $17,411       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                     1,010   $15,903      10.4         550   $20,593       7.8
Bakers                                                         290   $11,944      17.6         150   $19,286      11.5
Butchers and Other Meat, Poultry, and Fish Processing
  Workers                                                      695   $22,415       5.6         500   $25,156       5.4
Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine
  Operators and Tenders                                         20   $17,083      65.0          20   $17,083      65.0
Food Batchmakers                                                65   $28,438       0.0          15   $29,844       0.0
Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders                       4   $16,250       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    $5,357       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; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                10   $24,792       0.0           4   $36,250       0.0
Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine
  Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal
   and Plastic                                                 105   $18,750       1.9          60   $29,375       3.4
Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                30   $16,528       0.0          25   $16,875       0.0
Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                     4   $13,750       0.0           0         .        .
Machinists                                                     820   $27,420       2.8         580   $30,731       4.0
Metal Furnace and Kiln Operators and Tenders                   135   $32,361       2.3         115   $40,156       2.6
Model Makers and Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic                4   $18,125       0.0           4   $18,750       0.0
Molders and Molding Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                   115   $21,335      16.8          80   $21,473      11.4
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   $19,625      15.9          50   $25,682      20.8
Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Workers                      1,745   $26,162       2.1       1,165   $28,897       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                           100   $33,553       0.0          95   $33,947       0.0
Metalworkers and Plastic Workers, All Others                   285   $31,667       4.6         195   $35,729       6.7
Bookbinders and Bindery Workers                                 70   $20,446      31.0          50   $22,411      34.7
Job Printers                                                   145   $20,208      20.5         105   $21,696      15.2
Prepress Technicians and Workers                                65   $16,458      60.0          55   $15,417      53.6
Printing Machine Operators                                     340   $23,388      11.8         250   $25,729      15.9
Laundry and Dry Cleaning Workers                               275   $14,013       5.9         110   $17,500       5.4
Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials               25   $25,893      30.4          15   $26,964      41.2
Sewing Machine Operators                                       140   $26,591      10.7          90   $25,455      16.7
Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers                         125   $11,957      11.9          85   $14,167      17.9
Shoe Machine Operators and Tenders                               0         .        .            0         .        .
Tailors, Dressmakers, and Sewers                                10   $10,000       0.0           4   $16,875       0.0
Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and
  Tenders                                                        4   $20,417       0.0           4   $20,417       0.0
Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders                                                       15   $11,354       0.0           4   $16,250       0.0
Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters,
  Operators, and Tenders                                        15   $23,750     100.0          15   $23,750     100.0
Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine
  Setters, Operators, and Tenders                                0         .        .            0         .        .
Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers                            0         .        .            0         .        .
Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers                                 0         .        .            0         .        .
Upholsterers                                                    85   $17,500      10.7          75   $18,393      12.0
Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other            70    $4,784      28.2          25   $13,816       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; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters                             465   $17,847      16.2         295   $21,891      10.5
Furniture Finishers                                             85   $15,625       0.0          45   $22,500       0.0
Model Makers and Patternmakers, Wood                             0         .        .            0         .        .
Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood           840   $22,007       5.2         390   $28,576       7.4
Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Except Sawing                                                320   $27,216       1.2         245   $32,054       1.6
Woodworkers, All Other                                         295   $12,454      24.2         130   $21,652      25.2
Power Plant Operators, Distributors, and Dispatchers           180   $60,639       0.0         135   $61,694       0.0
Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators                      515   $30,233       3.3         435   $31,547       3.5
Water and Liquid Waste Treatment Plant and System
  Workers                                                      320   $26,571      10.9         275   $28,125      10.1
Miscellaneous Plant and System Operators                       340   $47,786       4.1         290   $48,350       2.1
Chemical Processing Machine Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders                                                  140   $27,330      13.7         115   $30,323      14.9
Crushing, Grinding, Polishing, Mixing, and Blending
  Workers                                                      300   $23,393       7.0         165   $26,648       8.6
Cutting Workers                                                195    $9,239      16.5          65   $25,577       3.0
Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine
  Setters, Operators, and Tenders                               95   $28,889       6.4          70   $32,083       0.0
Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and
  Tenders                                                       55   $35,673       3.6          40   $36,154       5.3
Inspectors, Testers, Sorter, Samplers, and Weighers            955   $25,842      12.7         620   $29,597      10.9
Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers                  110   $14,306       2.7          80   $16,875       0.0
Medical, Dental and Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians          195   $25,313       9.2         150   $28,500      12.2
Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders            180   $15,056       8.4          85   $16,890      10.6
Painting Workers                                               340   $21,226       2.4         205   $23,500       2.0
Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine
  Workers                                                       75   $21,008      19.5          50   $21,810      27.1
Semiconductor Processors                                        10   $50,781       0.0          10   $50,781       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                                         30   $15,192       0.0          15    $7,500       0.0
Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders             0         .        .            0         .        .
Etchers and Engravers                                           10   $51,000       0.0          10   $51,000       0.0
Molders, Shapers, and Casters, except Metal and
  Plastic                                                       80   $20,417      13.6          65   $20,972      13.8
Paper Goods Machines Setters, Operators, and Tenders            75   $45,368       9.6          45   $47,188       0.0
Tire Builders                                                   40   $21,154       0.0          35   $20,673       0.0
Helpers-Production Workers                                      40   $14,688      23.1          20   $27,750       9.5
Production Workers, All Other                                1,930   $24,952       7.9       1,225   $31,126       8.1

TRANSPORTATION AND MATERIAL MOVING OCCUPATIONS
Supervisors, Transportation and Material Moving
  Workers                                                      640   $31,025      13.4         510   $31,516      16.1
Aircraft Pilots and Flight Engineers                           475   $36,837      54.0         265   $46,563      55.5
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; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency
  Medical Technicians                                            0         .        .            0         .        .
Bus Drivers                                                  1,085   $13,818      12.4         340   $21,383       7.9
Driver/Sales Workers and Truck Drivers                      11,710   $26,154       5.3       7,170   $29,906       4.5
Taxi Drivers and Chauffers                                     245   $11,213      22.7         100   $16,979       5.9
Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other                              65    $6,625      23.9          30   $30,750       0.0
Locomotive Engineers and Operators                             660   $56,579      11.1         505   $60,000      11.9
Railroad Brake, Signal, and Switch Operators                   165   $43,281       3.0         150   $47,500       3.4
Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters                            340   $56,974      11.8         190   $60,403       9.9
Subway, Streetcar, and Other Rail Transportation
  Workers                                                       50   $42,500      13.5          35   $49,432      21.2
Sailors and Marine Oilers                                       10    $6,528      81.8           0         .        .
Ship and Boat Captains and Operators                            20   $11,458       0.0           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                                          20    $8,542       0.0           4    $8,750       0.0
Service Station Attendants                                     330   $13,750       3.3         205   $17,356       5.4
Transportation Inspectors                                      240   $38,990      19.1         195   $41,008      21.0
Other Transportation Workers                                    40   $20,357      30.0          25   $20,714      50.0
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   $27,500       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                         940   $26,589       3.5         685   $28,657       4.8
Cleaners of  Vehicles and Equipment                            740   $12,259       1.9         375   $17,065       1.9
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Materials Movers,
  Hand                                                       4,235   $17,620       5.1       2,240   $25,065       4.7
Machine Feeders and Offbearers                                 145   $28,000      11.0         110   $31,667       7.3
Packers and Packagers, Hand                                    200   $10,363       7.5          80   $15,833       6.3
Pumping Station Operators                                      140   $40,208       7.9         100   $40,455      11.0
Refuse and Recyclable Materials Collectors                     225   $22,560       9.8         105   $28,375       1.9
Shuttle Car Operators                                           25    $1,875      66.7           0         .        .
Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders                               45   $25,694      14.0          25   $27,222      23.1
Material Moving Workers, All Other                             180   $27,143       2.8         110   $30,000       4.5

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