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TABLE 2. Earnings by Detailed Occupation: 1999: North Carolina: 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                                           1,914,245   $20,208      26.0   1,148,005   $25,521      28.1

  MANAGEMENT OCCUPATIONS
Chief executives                                             5,485   $47,106      51.3       4,250   $51,750      51.2
General and Operations Managers                              6,565   $36,360      39.8       5,230   $39,332      41.6
Legislators                                                     75   $11,944      51.3          35   $31,250      61.8
Advertising and Promotions Managers                          1,180   $29,441      63.4         850   $32,643      62.3
Marketing and Sales Managers                                11,770   $34,591      54.5       8,695   $38,523      55.4
Public Relations Managers                                    1,190   $39,839      54.1         975   $41,651      52.5
Administrative Services Managers                               985   $33,480      39.5         800   $35,407      39.4
Computer and Information Systems Managers                    3,135   $48,164      63.0       2,480   $52,204      63.0
Financial Managers                                          14,870   $34,725      43.1      12,435   $36,522      43.0
Human Resources Managers                                     8,215   $35,404      46.3       6,680   $38,819      46.4
Industrial Production Managers                               1,625   $39,193      35.0       1,400   $40,898      33.6
Purchasing Managers                                          1,910   $36,061      42.3       1,615   $38,968      43.9
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers           1,290   $30,205      20.6       1,080   $31,689      20.0
Farm, Ranch, and Other Agricultural Managers                 1,490   $20,104      20.4         905   $25,316      16.9
Farmers and Ranchers                                         2,120   $10,239      14.3         970   $13,844      17.1
Construction Managers                                        1,455   $34,390      31.8       1,105   $37,704      36.6
Education Administrators                                    14,485   $32,627      65.9      10,250   $37,369      67.9
Engineering Managers                                           210   $61,118      82.8         170   $62,019      78.9
Food Service Managers                                        9,275   $21,136      15.4       6,095   $25,689      15.2
Funeral Directors                                              365   $24,153      22.2         235   $29,271      23.3
Gaming Managers                                                185   $11,453      33.9          90   $31,042      29.3
Lodging Managers                                             1,945   $23,224      32.4       1,285   $26,073      28.8
Medical and Health Services Managers                         8,595   $36,168      48.2       6,790   $38,998      48.6
Natural Sciences Managers                                      355   $54,333      82.6         325   $53,250      81.7
Postmasters and Mail Superintendents                           470   $39,024      12.3         290   $45,324      15.8
Property, Real Estate, and Community Association
  Managers                                                   6,640   $26,038      24.5       4,615   $29,974      23.1
Social and Community Service Managers                        4,155   $27,223      60.4       2,690   $31,406      60.1
Managers, All Other                                         18,320   $33,719      45.9      13,915   $38,021      46.5

  BUSINESS AND FINANCIAL OPERATIONS OCCUPATIONS
Agents and Business Managers of Artists,Performers,
  and Athletes                                                 255   $19,750      22.3         150   $34,167      32.4
Purchasing Agents and Buyers, Farm Products                    140   $24,688      31.7         110   $25,804      40.7
Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products            3,690   $21,020      27.9       2,130   $27,411      30.8
Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and
  Farm Products                                              4,345   $28,861      22.6       3,420   $30,533      21.2
Claims Adusters, Appraisers, Examiners, and
  Investigators                                              4,690   $29,287      32.4       3,835   $30,569      32.1
Compliance Officers, Except Agriculture, Construction,
  Health and Safety, and Transportation                      1,155   $31,135      47.9       1,025   $31,952      47.7
Cost Estimators                                                435   $27,169      24.7         370   $28,537      24.7



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

          NORTH CAROLINA; 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                                               18,115   $29,456      48.7      13,560   $31,768      47.5
Logisticians                                                   440   $28,075      26.8         345   $29,950      22.4
Management Analysts                                          5,395   $38,352      68.2       3,450   $44,537      64.4
Meeting and Convention Planners                                600   $23,802      62.6         385   $25,969      55.0
Other Business Operations Specialists                        3,775   $27,590      33.4       2,925   $30,354      32.8
Accountants and Auditors                                    30,350   $29,607      55.6      22,150   $32,291      55.9
Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate                      1,000   $26,042      34.3         690   $30,128      33.1
Budget Analysts                                                605   $37,477      49.1         495   $39,695      51.8
Credit Analysts                                                620   $29,556      43.9         515   $31,069      49.1
Financial Analysts                                             445   $31,111      56.5         345   $31,250      54.8
Personal Financial Advisors                                  1,775   $30,533      50.8       1,265   $33,568      48.1
Insurance Underwriters                                       1,725   $31,565      35.1       1,390   $33,672      34.8
Financial Examiners                                            105   $41,250      34.3          90   $43,365      39.6
Loan Counselors and Officers                                 6,505   $30,296      31.3       5,280   $31,645      31.0
Tax Examiners, Collectors, and Revenue Agents                  995   $30,970      35.2         835   $32,522      36.3
Tax Preparers                                                2,555   $11,042      28.7         640   $31,179      34.6
Financial Specialists, All Other                               735   $29,036      35.3         610   $30,075      33.9

  COMPUTER AND MATHEMATICAL OCCUPATIONS
Computer Scientists and System Analyts                       6,910   $40,088      56.9       5,525   $42,950      54.6
Computer Programmers                                         5,770   $45,110      66.5       4,050   $50,376      65.5
Computer Software Engineers                                  4,930   $50,488      72.7       3,680   $55,539      70.3
Computer Support Specialists                                 4,305   $32,723      46.2       3,190   $36,250      45.8
Database Administrators                                      1,035   $36,222      56.6         815   $42,297      52.2
Network and Computer Systems Administrators                  1,340   $36,819      49.4       1,105   $38,371      46.8
Network Systems and Data Communication Analysts              2,260   $36,275      55.0       1,610   $39,347      53.4
Actuaries                                                       50   $21,667      76.9          15   $50,417      57.1
Mathematicians                                                  15   $19,861     100.0          10   $51,250     100.0
Operations Research Analysts                                   780   $38,908      55.5         580   $41,513      51.7
Statisticians                                                  410   $45,952      87.1         300   $51,397      85.4
Miscellaneous Mathematical Science Occupations                  80   $21,607      81.3          55   $22,917      71.7

ARCHITECTURE, ENGINEERING OCCUPATIONS
Architects, Except Naval                                       780   $26,593      84.0         480   $35,025      81.2
Surveyors, Cartographers, and Photogrammetrists                215   $27,500      44.4         170   $30,294      50.0
Aerospace Engineers                                             85   $43,819      70.1          70   $44,861      63.9
Agricultural Engineers                                          20   $40,625     100.0          10   $55,536     100.0
Biomedical Engineers                                            15   $23,833     100.0          15   $23,833     100.0
Chemical Engineers                                             295   $50,536      77.4         185   $51,518      87.1
Civil Engineers                                                610   $36,263      75.7         495   $38,594      79.8
Computer Hardware Engineers                                    355   $33,281      64.7         230   $48,810      62.1
Electrical and Electronic Engineers                            720   $43,500      61.9         630   $46,042      59.3
Environmental Engineers                                        220   $40,000      91.4         160   $41,216      88.1
Industrial Engineers, Including Health and Safety            1,425   $36,318      48.2       1,160   $38,871      49.3
Marine Engineers and Naval Architects                           15    $7,500     100.0          15    $7,500     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.)

          NORTH CAROLINA; FEMALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Materials Engineers                                             60   $37,727      16.7          45   $39,659      20.9
Mechanical Engineers                                           415   $44,419      64.2         365   $46,458      70.8
Mining and Geological Engineers,Including Mining
  Safety Engineers                                               0         .        .            0         .        .
Nuclear Engineers                                               60   $60,893      87.9          50   $61,339      85.4
Petroleum Engineers                                              0         .        .            0         .        .
Engineers, All Others                                          730   $45,417      67.0         555   $48,824      61.4
Drafters                                                     1,365   $25,218      20.2         920   $28,352      20.8
Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters                     3,435   $26,864      15.4       2,560   $30,142      12.7
Surveying and Mapping Technicians                              175   $22,917      12.6         115   $27,989      19.5

  LIFE, PHYSICAL, AND SOCIAL SCIENCE OCCUPATIONS
Agricultural and Food Scientists                               220   $25,481      71.2         145   $29,615      76.4
Biological Scientists                                        1,205   $31,339      90.2         785   $35,868      92.7
Conservation Scientists and Foresters                          120   $34,444     100.0          95   $40,144     100.0
Medical Scientists                                           1,430   $41,494      99.4       1,185   $42,714     100.0
Astronomers and Physicists                                      40   $40,938      90.2          20   $41,875      81.8
Atmospheric and Space Scientists                                20  $102,083      81.0          15  $104,167      93.8
Chemists and Materials Scientists                            1,430   $36,925      93.4       1,115   $39,745      94.5
Environmental Scientists and Geoscientists                     430   $36,742      93.3         280   $42,153      94.7
Physical Scientists, All Other                               1,910   $35,425      96.2       1,225   $43,594      97.6
Economists                                                     130   $32,379     100.0         100   $48,462     100.0
Market/Survey Researchers                                    1,160   $30,000      73.8         760   $37,344      71.0
Psychologists                                                2,645   $36,781      99.2       1,220   $42,374      99.1
Sociologists                                                     0         .        .            0         .        .
Urban and Regional Planners                                    285   $36,488      95.1         235   $37,976      94.1
Miscellaneous Social Scientists and Related Workers            510   $25,319      74.1         285   $30,521      78.7
Agricultural and Food Science Technicians                      450   $26,689      13.3         355   $28,852      11.8
Biological Technicians                                         150   $25,820      59.7          75   $30,568      76.6
Chemical Technicians                                         2,070   $24,670      19.7       1,455   $27,242      17.7
Geological and Petroleum Technicians                            30   $20,469      40.0          20   $21,406      33.3
Nuclear Technicians                                             45   $16,875      70.5          25   $30,625      84.6
Other Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians         2,210   $20,590      44.4       1,140   $27,904      38.7

  COMMUNITY AND SOCIAL SERVICES OCCUPATIONS
Counselors                                                  10,915   $28,356      77.2       5,820   $30,448      75.7
Social Workers                                              17,255   $27,278      69.9      12,830   $28,894      69.4
Misc. Community and Social Service Specialists               5,080   $24,877      54.2       3,470   $27,004      56.3
Clergy                                                       1,990   $21,942      70.1       1,075   $28,518      70.8
Directors, Religious Activities and Education                  910   $18,012      70.7         415   $27,083      73.9
Religious Workers, All Other                                 1,945   $12,261      45.5         700   $25,200      54.2

  LEGAL OCCUPATIONS
Lawyers                                                      4,355   $48,941      99.9       3,095   $55,269     100.0
Judges, Magistrates, and Other Judicial Workers                585   $39,500      75.0         500   $40,881      77.6
Paralegals and Legal Assistants                              8,250   $26,162      32.9       6,010   $28,201      30.3
Miscellaneous Legal Support Workers                          3,060   $21,977      33.1       1,740   $26,519      28.9



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

          NORTH CAROLINA; 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                                      18,680   $25,751      88.5      10,285   $37,820      90.2
Preschool and Kindergarten Teachers                         19,735   $11,306      29.8      10,220   $16,003      25.6
Elementary and Middle School Teachers                       78,730   $29,890      89.9      59,645   $31,938      94.0
Secondary School Teachers                                   13,895   $30,713      93.3      10,950   $32,431      94.8
Special Education Teachers                                   2,695   $29,925      89.7       2,235   $31,198      91.2
Other Teachers and Instructors                              10,105   $11,760      53.4       3,120   $24,055      48.2
Archivists, Curators, and Museum Technicians                   530   $21,637      71.3         280   $30,650      85.1
Librarians                                                   4,360   $30,402      84.2       2,255   $31,923      81.4
Library Technicians                                            610   $15,526      11.8         280   $20,375      14.0
Teacher Assistants                                          30,075   $13,606      13.2       8,640   $15,748       9.9
Other Education, Training, and Library Workers               1,255   $32,053      81.9         665   $36,163      84.2

  ARTS, DESIGN, ENTERTAINMENT, SPORTS, AND MEDIA
       OCCUPATIONS
Artists and Related Workers                                  2,645   $11,740      46.4       1,085   $24,226      47.5
Designers                                                   11,845   $20,669      41.9       6,425   $27,137      43.0
Actors                                                         200    $8,300      72.0          30   $33,750      79.3
Producers and Directors                                        900   $30,350      82.1         630   $32,014      81.8
Athletes, Coaches, Umpires and Related Workers               1,400    $9,450      56.2         375   $29,787      74.1
Dancers and Choreographers                                     595   $15,726       9.8         165   $24,851      18.4
Musicians, Singers and Related Workers                       1,810    $7,355      61.7         350   $27,393      68.5
Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related
  Workers, All Other                                           390   $11,235      13.3          65   $26,964       3.2
Announcers                                                     225   $20,114      37.1         130   $25,000      50.0
News Analysts, Reporters, and Correspondents                   940   $23,696      76.8         580   $29,375      81.5
Public Relations Specialists                                 1,755   $27,056      62.9       1,115   $33,447      69.2
Editors                                                      1,965   $26,819      70.1       1,300   $31,124      70.0
Technical Writers                                            1,120   $36,642      73.2         760   $40,799      65.5
Writers and Authors                                          1,735   $23,655      80.8         740   $31,964      74.5
Miscellaneous Media and Communication Workers                1,095   $16,241      32.0         385   $23,707      17.4
Broadcast and Sound Engineering Technicians and
  Radio Operators                                              270   $21,596      45.2         195   $23,846      49.0
Photographers                                                1,025   $14,211      31.9         395   $26,417      29.3
Television, Video and Motion Picture Camera
  Operators and Editors                                         90   $12,212      41.1          25   $38,403      78.3
Media and Communication Equipment Workers,
  All Other                                                      0         .        .            0         .        .

  HEALTHCARE PRACTIONERS AND TECHNICAL OCCUPATIONS
Chiropractors                                                  240   $30,893      77.8         110   $32,321      73.9
Dentists                                                       440   $47,500     100.0         255   $66,375     100.0
Dieticians and Nutritionists                                 2,405   $22,127      52.0       1,265   $30,491      53.4
Optometrists                                                   180   $60,536     100.0          90   $56,875     100.0
Pharmacists                                                  2,950   $54,488      96.3       1,835   $62,349      95.9
Physicians and Surgeons                                      4,590   $62,254      99.7       3,015   $80,107     100.0
Physician Assistants                                         1,365   $31,283      60.0         930   $33,417      52.3



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.)

          NORTH CAROLINA; FEMALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Podiatrists                                                     50   $11,250     100.0          45    $5,000     100.0
Registered Nurses                                           68,065   $36,495      47.7      44,475   $40,596      46.8
Audiologists                                                   285   $41,250      94.7         190   $45,417      94.2
Occupational Therapists                                      1,365   $42,807      89.9         775   $46,470      92.4
Physical Therapists                                          2,540   $39,897      85.9       1,315   $46,806      85.9
Radiation Therapists                                           240   $37,411      25.2         205   $36,830      20.7
Recreational Therapists                                        330   $25,767      78.9         230   $27,533      81.0
Respiratory Therapists                                       1,430   $35,270      15.5       1,010   $36,883      16.1
Speech-Language Pathologists                                 2,635   $35,635      98.0       1,115   $40,175      97.6
Therapists, All Others                                       1,320   $26,210      73.4         720   $30,515      69.9
Veterinarians                                                  895   $42,456     100.0         655   $46,997     100.0
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practioners,
  All Other                                                     90   $15,515      56.2          30   $17,083       9.7
Clinical Lab Technologists and Technicians                   8,125   $28,338      50.6       5,615   $31,702      50.2
Dental Hygienists                                            3,735   $32,034      25.8       1,175   $38,547      25.3
Diagnostic Related Technologists and Technicians             5,620   $30,951      17.6       4,030   $32,491      17.9
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics                 1,270   $23,990      12.8         820   $27,476      13.8
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practioners Support
  Technicians                                                8,175   $18,104      12.6       4,665   $21,855       9.5
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses           16,025   $24,504       6.5      10,100   $27,406       5.9
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians           3,500   $18,516       9.5       2,280   $20,997       8.4
Opticians, Dispensing                                          615   $23,125       8.3         435   $25,146       8.7
Miscellaneous Health Technologists and Technicians           2,810   $18,898      14.0       1,800   $21,295      12.6
Other Healthcare Practioners and Technical
  Occupations                                                  705   $26,750      58.1         455   $31,318      51.4

HEALTHCARE SUPPORT OCCUPATIONS
Nursing, Psychiatric, and Home Health Aides                 55,640   $14,321       4.1      28,675   $17,959       3.6
Occupational Therapist Assistants and Aides                    215   $25,943      13.4         110   $28,462      14.5
Physical Therapist Assistants and Aides                      1,315   $24,917      18.7         725   $29,813      15.4
Massage Therapists                                           1,315   $15,303      41.4         350   $21,825      39.5
Dental Assistants                                            5,300   $20,676       4.4       2,650   $23,129       3.0
Medical Assistants and Other Healthcare Support
 Occupations                                                14,235   $18,547      10.1       8,030   $21,635       8.3

  PROTECTIVE SERVICE OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Correctional
  Officers                                                     445   $27,661      27.8         365   $27,354      32.1
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Police and
  Detectives                                                   485   $31,157      28.0         435   $30,810      27.5
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Fire Fighting and
  Prevention Workers                                            65   $36,838      31.7          65   $36,838      31.7
Supervisors, Protective Service Workers, All Other             505   $28,875      27.3         405   $30,625      32.6
Fire Fighters                                                  205   $26,214      28.4         155   $28,942      34.0
Fire Inspectors                                                 55   $33,625      32.1          45   $34,625      37.8
Baliffs, Correctional Officers and Jailers                   3,410   $23,106      11.5       2,600   $23,954      11.4
Detectives and Criminal Investigators                          430   $30,781      45.1         390   $31,641      46.6
Fish and Game Wardens                                            0         .        .            0         .        .



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

          NORTH CAROLINA; FEMALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Parking Enforcement Workers                                     25   $20,250       0.0          10   $25,357       0.0
Police and Sheriff Patrol Officers                           1,880   $27,289      35.2       1,475   $28,998      37.2
Transit and Railroad Police                                      0         .        .            0         .        .
Animal Control Workers                                         235   $18,981       7.7         140   $20,991      11.5
Private Detectives and Investigators                           425   $30,029      41.6         330   $31,829      44.5
Security Guards and Gaming Surveillance Officers             3,720   $14,794      13.7       1,845   $20,725      15.5
Crossing Guards                                                405    $4,196       2.0          50  $105,100       0.0
Lifeguards and Other Protective Service Workers                790    $8,227      12.7         220   $21,765      23.4

  FOOD PREPARATION AND SERVING RELATED OCCUPATIONS
Chefs and Head Cooks                                         1,150   $16,089      10.6         670   $19,007       9.8
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Food Preparation
  and Serving Workers                                       10,095   $15,896       6.4       5,740   $18,766       6.8
Cooks                                                       25,045   $10,716       1.9      10,125   $14,501       1.7
Food Preparation Workers                                     7,150    $9,922       4.2       2,600   $14,092       1.5
Bartenders                                                   3,095   $11,524      15.3       1,065   $17,566      11.7
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers,
  Including Fast Food                                        5,560   $10,164       2.3       2,195   $15,172       1.9
Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession and
  Coffee Shop                                                1,675    $7,414       3.5         445   $12,770       6.1
Waiters and Waitresses                                      28,960    $9,541       8.4       8,935   $14,098       7.0
Food Servers, Nonrestaurant                                  2,695   $11,742       3.0       1,135   $16,060       0.9
Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender
  Helpers                                                    4,040    $8,934       2.8         675   $14,271       0.0
Dishwashers                                                  1,475    $6,595       1.5         355   $11,492       3.9
Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee
  Shop                                                       2,640    $7,256       9.9         670   $14,816      14.2
Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers,
  All Other                                                    110    $8,170       7.3          40   $16,307      19.5

  BUILDING AND GROUNDS CLEANING AND MAINTENANCE
    OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Housekeeping and
  Janitorial Workers                                         2,605   $16,413       7.0       1,630   $20,073       5.6
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Landscaping, Lawn
  Service, and Groundskeeping Workers                          365   $19,013      16.3         235   $21,855      14.1
Janitors and Building Cleaners                              15,360   $10,884       3.0       6,265   $15,920       2.1
Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners                             30,590   $10,257       1.7      11,275   $14,684       1.7
Pest Control Workers                                           140   $16,250       0.0         115   $25,500       0.0
Grounds Maintenance Workers                                  2,275   $11,071      14.3         955   $18,110      11.7

  PERSONAL CARE AND SERVICE OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Gaming Workers              205   $12,261      38.5          95   $25,870      42.6
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Personal Service
  Workers                                                    1,780   $20,766      17.6       1,160   $24,320      14.8
Animal Trainers                                                420   $12,286      37.6         235   $17,656      30.9
Nonfarm Animal Caretakers                                    1,810   $12,153      16.4         885   $18,536      16.1



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.)

          NORTH CAROLINA; FEMALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Gaming Workers                                                 215    $6,484       0.0          35   $11,250       0.0
Motion Picture Projectionists                                   15   $30,139      17.6           4   $31,250       0.0
Ushers,Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers                     280    $4,978       7.9          60   $18,036       0.0
Miscellaneous Entertainment Attendants and Related
  Workers                                                      895    $8,750      12.9         280   $19,615      12.5
Funeral Service Workers                                         60    $9,583      12.9          20   $29,875       0.0
Barbers                                                        540   $16,707      11.3         285   $21,659       6.7
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists              19,445   $14,175       6.0       9,645   $19,240       5.8
Miscellaneous Personal Appearance Workers                    2,120   $12,349       7.0         975   $14,970       5.1
Baggage Porters, Bellhops, and Concierges                       80   $10,625       6.3          15   $31,058      33.3
Tour and Travel Guides                                         555    $5,363      41.4          85   $16,688      39.8
Transportation Attendants                                    2,510   $29,335      44.3       1,045   $30,619      43.0
Child Care Workers                                          29,440    $9,963      11.8      12,415   $15,044      10.4
Personal and Home Care Aides                                 4,795   $10,651       6.4       1,970   $15,063       5.2
Recreation and Fitness Workers                               4,140   $15,326      42.5       1,765   $23,907      41.5
Residential Advisors                                         1,275   $13,580      27.5         455   $20,495      38.9
Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other                   380    $6,799       9.0         135   $13,889       5.2

  SALES AND RELATED OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Retail Sales
  Workers                                                   37,135   $20,530      17.3      26,145   $22,877      17.0
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Non-Retail Sales
  Workers                                                    8,205   $26,682      26.4       6,130   $30,223      27.1
Cashiers                                                    49,180   $10,048       4.5      17,550   $15,457       4.1
Counter and Rental Clerks                                    2,065   $11,329       8.6         810   $16,866       5.9
Parts Salespersons                                             605   $20,785       6.8         425   $22,083       1.7
Retail Salespersons                                         48,630   $11,851      17.5      19,910   $19,934      16.2
Advertising Sales Agents                                     2,920   $30,219      44.5       1,975   $35,619      44.4
Insurance Sales Agents                                       7,495   $24,873      23.0       5,475   $26,964      21.7
Securities, Commodities, and Finanancial Services
  Sales Agents                                               3,190   $29,664      40.6       2,465   $31,622      41.1
Travel Agents                                                2,260   $21,468      28.8       1,280   $26,400      25.9
Sales Representatives, Services, All Other                   6,100   $28,792      40.3       3,855   $36,335      43.9
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing          10,565   $28,913      36.8       7,560   $32,615      38.9
Models, Demonstrators, and Product Promoters                   980    $6,078      22.4         265   $26,591      39.8
Real Estate Brokers and Sales Agents                        11,765   $25,715      37.9       6,885   $32,051      37.3
Sales Engineers                                                 50   $56,000     100.0          30  $142,222     100.0
Telemarketers                                                3,045    $9,767      11.3         755   $19,740      10.6
Door-To-Door Sales Workers, News and Street Vendors
  and Related Workers                                        2,375    $7,289      18.1         535   $17,009      14.2
Sales and Related Workers, All Other                         3,270   $22,285      39.8       1,850   $32,909      52.2

OFFICE AND ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Office and
Administrative Support Workers                              31,455   $26,168      20.9      23,905   $28,291      20.1
Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service           2,270   $17,776       5.4       1,435   $19,830       5.0



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.)

          NORTH CAROLINA; FEMALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Telephone Operators                                          1,520   $20,468       6.0         935   $24,250       5.4
Communication Equipment Operators, All Other                   180   $20,795      19.8         100   $21,612       8.1
Bill and Account Collectors                                  4,630   $22,467      12.2       3,150   $25,347      11.8
Billing and Posting Clerks and Machine Operators             8,720   $20,693      10.8       6,050   $22,436      10.4
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks                43,570   $20,969      10.9      27,735   $23,936       8.6
Gaming Cage Workers                                             70   $15,550       2.9          20   $16,429       0.0
Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks                               5,920   $22,268      10.2       4,310   $24,756       7.4
Procurement Clerks                                             740   $25,278      11.4         555   $26,788      13.5
Tellers                                                     11,465   $16,598       9.8       6,170   $19,524       6.9
Brokerage Clerks                                               175   $25,469      36.4         120   $29,722      11.9
Correspondence Clerks                                          135   $22,778      30.6         115   $22,500      36.0
Court, Municipal, and License Clerks                         1,390   $22,213      13.2       1,115   $23,576      12.8
Credit Authorizers, Checkers and Clerks                      1,605   $21,816      14.2       1,145   $22,449      13.7
Customer Service Representatives                            41,675   $21,442      16.8      27,550   $24,725      16.8
Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs                1,155   $25,954      38.8         935   $27,748      36.9
File Clerks                                                  5,815   $17,209      13.1       3,125   $22,174      10.1
Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks                         2,360   $12,221       8.5       1,005   $15,702      10.0
Interviewers Except Eligibility and Loan                     4,005   $14,815      19.2       1,700   $21,688      15.6
Library Assistants, Clerical                                 2,625   $14,848      38.3         935   $21,441      38.0
Loan Interviewers and Clerks                                 3,405   $25,541      20.1       2,675   $26,685      19.4
New Account Clerks                                             240   $23,277      21.3         175   $24,451      14.7
Order Clerks                                                 3,145   $18,637      10.1       1,960   $21,390       7.7
Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and
  Timekeeping                                                1,465   $22,066      11.7       1,060   $23,294      11.4
Receptionists and Information Clerks                        24,415   $15,892      12.1      12,045   $20,226       9.6
Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and
  Travel Clerks                                              3,375   $21,895      21.8       1,890   $29,808      21.4
Information and Record Clerks, All Other                     1,510   $21,206      19.7         945   $22,852      16.6
Cargo and Freight Agents                                       160   $22,348       6.3         110   $24,044       0.0
Couriers and Messengers                                      1,365   $15,694      13.0         655   $24,050      13.3
Dispatchers                                                  3,015   $21,182       5.6       2,065   $24,071       7.1
Meter Readers, Utilities                                       490   $19,792       2.0         320   $24,107       1.9
Postal Service Clerks                                        2,210   $36,463      11.4       1,570   $39,264      10.8
Postal Service Mail Carriers                                 3,820   $29,688       9.1       2,590   $35,289      10.3
Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and
  Processing Machine Operators                               1,545   $35,227      15.7       1,005   $39,100      18.3
Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks                  6,060   $24,283      19.7       4,625   $26,284      16.7
Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks                      8,410   $19,796       2.6       5,945   $21,214       2.4
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers                              15,705   $16,383       4.9       9,050   $20,648       5.3
Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers,
  Recordkeeping                                              1,755   $17,818       6.2       1,105   $21,036       3.6
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants                   99,890   $21,189      13.2      65,505   $24,099      11.0
Computer Operators                                           4,520   $21,599      12.3       3,165   $25,120      11.2
Data Entry Keyers                                           11,720   $19,522      11.7       7,175   $22,267       9.3
Word Processors and Typists                                  3,470   $19,147      13.1       1,820   $22,993       7.1
Desktop Publishers                                             295   $18,882      51.5         140   $31,250      33.8
Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks                5,760   $22,601      13.8       4,255   $24,660      11.8



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.)

          NORTH CAROLINA; 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                                             2,085   $16,792       7.8       1,195   $20,230       8.3
Office Clerks, General                                      34,515   $18,927      12.4      19,910   $22,465       8.8
Office Machine Operators, Except Computer                    1,125   $16,346      11.2         610   $18,550       8.2
Proofreaders and Copy Markers                                  295   $17,254      26.5         150   $23,409      23.0
Statistical Assistants                                         610   $24,583      30.8         440   $28,162      33.3
Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other        11,465   $22,965      29.4       7,810   $25,847      26.9

FARMING, FISHING, AND FORESTRY OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Farming, Fishing
  and Forestry Workers                                         375   $21,912       9.8         300   $22,679       9.0
Agricultural Inspectors                                        255   $20,781       4.7         130   $28,750       0.0
Animal Breeders                                                105   $11,250      44.9          75    $4,000      63.2
Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products                     500   $12,373       4.6         255   $15,819       2.8
Miscellaneous Agricultural Workers                           3,805    $9,639       7.1       1,665   $15,610       9.7
Fishers and Related Fishing Workers                            160    $7,581       0.0          40   $11,250       0.0
Hunters and Trappers                                             0         .        .            0         .        .
Forest and Conservation Workers                                 90   $11,838      17.4          25   $22,321      48.1
Logging Workers                                                105   $16,016       0.0          60   $16,953       0.0

CONSTRUCTION AND EXTRACTION WORKERS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Construction
  Trades and Extraction Workers                              1,190   $24,763      12.2         770   $30,362      10.7
Boilermakers                                                     4   $11,250       0.0           0         .        .
Brickmasons, Blockmasons, and Stonemasons                      165   $18,750      19.2          90   $26,625      29.3
Carpenters                                                   1,105   $20,431       8.2         605   $25,000       9.3
Carpet, Floor and Tile Installers and Finishers                190   $14,414       2.6          75   $21,136       0.0
Cement Masons, Concrete Finishers, and Terrazzo
  Workers                                                       50    $4,200       0.0           4   $18,750       0.0
Contruction Laborers                                         1,285   $12,364       3.6         585   $19,767       5.5
Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators              30   $23,750       0.0          25   $25,179       0.0
Pile-Driver Operators                                            0         .        .            0         .        .
Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment
  Operators                                                    270   $17,083       3.3         175   $17,361       5.2
Drywall Installers, Ceiling Tile Installers, and
  Tapers                                                       335   $19,552       1.5         165   $23,929       0.0
Electricians                                                   760   $20,372       4.9         380   $28,750       2.6
Glaziers                                                        90   $18,100       0.0          75   $17,969       0.0
Insulation Workers                                             100   $15,769       0.0          45   $19,432       0.0
Painters, Construction and Maintenance                       1,985   $13,160      11.8         720   $17,543       6.9
Paperhangers                                                   275   $12,021       2.2         100   $16,118       0.0
Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters            275   $19,193       7.3         215   $19,010       9.3
Plasterers and Stucco Masons                                    20   $15,625       0.0          20   $15,625       0.0
Reinforcing Iron Workers                                         0         .        .            0         .        .
Roofers                                                        170   $17,500       0.0          95   $26,000       0.0
Sheet Metal Workers                                            220   $14,215       7.8         125   $20,625       5.6
Structural Iron and Steel Workers                               30   $25,500       0.0          10   $23,750       0.0
Helpers, Construction Trades                                   190    $5,776       6.9          60   $17,500       0.0
Construction and Building Inspectors                           320   $21,298       8.2         240   $27,177       7.1
Elevator Installers and Repairers                               15   $31,250       0.0          15   $31,250       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.)

          NORTH CAROLINA; FEMALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Fence Erectors                                                  30   $13,393       0.0           4   $13,750       0.0
Hazardous Materials Removal Workers                             55   $24,313      36.4          55   $24,313      36.4
Highway Maintenance Workers                                     95   $16,027       0.0          70   $16,964       0.0
Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment
  Operators                                                     10   $38,393       0.0          10   $38,393       0.0
Septic Tank Services and Sewer Pipe Cleaners                    10  $102,500       0.0          10  $102,500       0.0
Miscellaneous Construction and Related Workers                  60   $22,727       0.0          15   $24,432       0.0
Derrick, Rotary Drill, and Service Unit Operators,
  Oil, Gas, and Mining                                           0         .        .            0         .        .
Earth Drillers Except Oil and Gas                               10   $21,071       0.0           4   $21,250       0.0
Explosives Workers, Ordnance handling Experts, and
  Blasters                                                      35   $57,875       0.0          20   $58,750       0.0
Mining Machine Operators                                         4   $21,250       0.0           4   $21,250       0.0
Roof Bolters, Mining                                             0         .        .            0         .        .
Roustabouts, Oil and Gas                                         0         .        .            0         .        .
Helpers - Extraction Workers                                     4    $3,750       0.0           0         .        .
Other Extraction Workers                                        25   $13,393       0.0          15   $15,000       0.0

INSTALLATION, MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Mechanics,
  Installers and Repairers                                     905   $32,461      19.2         665   $36,530      18.8
Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine
  Repairers                                                  1,500   $23,281      21.1       1,095   $27,238      19.8
Radio and Telecommunications Equipment Installers
  and Repairers                                                735   $36,262      16.4         640   $37,123      14.3
Avionics Technicians                                            55   $22,216       0.0          45   $35,500       0.0
Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related  Repairers              75   $19,243       0.0          40   $24,125       0.0
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Transportation
  Equipment                                                      4   $26,250       0.0           4   $26,250       0.0
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Industrial and
  Utility                                                       65   $21,705      27.3          30   $21,591       0.0
Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor
  Vehicles                                                      35   $40,938       0.0          30   $41,875       0.0
Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers
  and Repairers                                                 70   $22,155      21.4          60   $22,679      25.0
Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers                      30   $26,176       0.0          30   $26,176       0.0
Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians                     285   $25,380       0.3         150   $31,094       0.7
Automotive Body and Related Repairers                          175   $11,759       0.0          75   $21,250       0.0
Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers                        4   $21,250       0.0           4   $21,250       0.0
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics                   690   $22,215       7.1         450   $25,575      10.9
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine
  Specialists                                                  155   $21,458       0.0         120   $26,094       0.0
Heavy Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Service
  Technicians and Mechanics                                     45   $26,719       0.0          30   $27,031       0.0
Small Engine Mechanics                                          10   $12,292       0.0           4   $11,250       0.0
Miscellaneous Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Mechanics,
  Installers, and Repairers                                     45   $21,852       0.0          45   $21,991       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.)

          NORTH CAROLINA; 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                      85   $23,207       0.0          60   $24,167       0.0
Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration
  Mechanics and Installers                                     265   $20,278      11.4         150   $21,774       9.9
Home Appliance Repairers                                        60   $17,000       0.0          45   $17,125       0.0
Industrial and Refractory Machinery Mechanics                1,710   $23,644       1.5       1,230   $25,482       1.2
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General                        710   $20,475       6.5         465   $21,962       8.0
Maintenance Workers, Machinery                                  95   $14,821       0.0          45   $25,893       0.0
Millwrights                                                    105   $23,000      13.2          95   $22,000      14.9
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers                  95   $26,319       0.0          80   $27,083       0.0
Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers               250   $28,563      11.7         200   $29,153      14.6
Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers                   215   $16,940       8.3         115   $28,950      15.4
Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and
  Repairers                                                    425   $18,184       8.7         270   $20,648       5.1
Commercial Divers                                                0         .        .            0         .        .
Locksmiths and Safe Repairers                                   95   $17,063       0.0          55   $23,482       0.0
Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers                50   $11,250       0.0          30   $42,656       0.0
Riggers                                                          0         .        .            0         .        .
Signal and Track Switch Repairers                                0         .        .            0         .        .
Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers         110   $25,000       0.0          55   $30,795       0.0
Other Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers          1,060   $21,550       4.4         740   $24,593       5.3

PRODUCTION OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Production and
  Operating Workers                                         13,875   $24,947       8.5      11,210   $26,228       8.7
Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems
  Assemblers                                                    70   $22,407       0.0          20   $31,458       0.0
Electrical, Electronics, and Electromechanical
  Assemblers                                                 7,395   $18,858       3.1       4,915   $20,834       3.3
Engine and Other Machines Assemblers                           345   $19,576       0.0         255   $20,564       0.0
Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters                         4   $13,750       0.0           0         .        .
Miscellaneous Assemblers and Fabricators                    24,610   $17,599       2.3      15,685   $20,474       2.0
Bakers                                                       2,350   $13,099       6.6       1,095   $17,446       3.9
Butchers and Other Meat, Poultry, and Fish Processing
  Workers                                                    3,410   $13,275       1.1       1,850   $15,903       1.1
Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine
  Operators and Tenders                                        115   $19,583       0.0          80   $17,188       0.0
Food Batchmakers                                             1,265   $16,395       5.8         870   $18,214       6.7
Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders                     100   $11,667       0.0          50   $10,417       0.0
Computer Control Programmers and Operators                     220   $25,625      15.1         180   $27,115       8.8
Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                               165   $18,500       6.7          90   $22,206       0.0
Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Metal and Plastic                                             20    $9,479       0.0          15   $10,000       0.0
Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Metal and Plastic                                            115   $19,196       0.0          70   $20,583       0.0
Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters,
  Operators and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                   1,140   $18,459       1.3         785   $20,475       1.4



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.)

          NORTH CAROLINA; 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                                35   $25,536       0.0          30   $25,536       0.0
Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine
  Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal
   and Plastic                                                 520   $21,147       0.4         350   $23,093       0.6
Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                               135   $20,000       0.0         100   $22,431       0.0
Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                    55   $28,125       1.9          55   $28,125       1.9
Machinists                                                   1,170   $21,588       0.3         825   $23,989       0.5
Metal Furnace and Kiln Operators and Tenders                   105   $16,813       5.6          55   $22,500      11.1
Model Makers and Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic               65   $17,768      26.9          40   $30,089      22.0
Molders and Molding Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                 1,335   $18,708       1.0         900   $19,821       0.0
Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Metal and Plastic                                            140   $22,054       0.0         100   $23,929       0.0
Tool and Die Makers                                            215   $25,054       3.7         165   $27,656       4.9
Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Workers                      1,240   $19,175       1.5         805   $21,089       2.0
Heat Treating Equipment Equipment Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                70   $20,625       0.0          50   $20,833       0.0
Lay-Out Workers, Metal and Plastic                              60   $24,167       0.0          60   $24,167       0.0
Plating and Coating Machine Setters, operators, and
  Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                    95   $30,417       0.0          60   $30,104       0.0
Tool Grinders, Filers and Sharpeners                            55   $20,089       0.0          30   $22,054       0.0
Metalworkers and Plastic Workers, All Others                 8,560   $20,373       1.5       6,145   $21,890       1.6
Bookbinders and Bindery Workers                                605   $17,312       2.1         385   $21,627       0.0
Job Printers                                                   805   $19,173       6.8         500   $20,346       3.2
Prepress Technicians and Workers                             1,210   $17,393       6.8         750   $20,427       8.9
Printing Machine Operators                                   1,535   $18,800       3.1       1,100   $21,272       4.3
Laundry and Dry Cleaning Workers                             3,725   $11,473       1.1       1,725   $15,276       0.5
Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials            3,190   $11,844       1.2       1,480   $15,432       0.9
Sewing Machine Operators                                    35,140   $15,549       1.1      21,770   $17,588       0.7
Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers                         230   $19,054       0.0         135   $21,544       0.0
Shoe Machine Operators and Tenders                             275   $13,538       0.0         115   $15,260       0.0
Tailors, Dressmakers, and Sewers                             2,545   $10,587      11.6       1,125   $17,314       8.4
Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and
  Tenders                                                      525   $18,796       0.0         370   $20,330       0.0
Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders                                                    1,730   $20,553       0.9       1,245   $21,707       1.2
Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters,
  Operators, and Tenders                                     7,200   $19,431       0.8       4,745   $20,838       0.8
Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine
  Setters, Operators, and Tenders                            8,530   $18,595       0.9       5,730   $20,218       1.0
Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers                          155   $32,138      10.2         135   $32,375      12.0
Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers                               120   $26,800      27.9          90   $35,357      12.5
Upholsterers                                                 1,575   $20,419       0.3       1,145   $22,463       0.3
Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other         7,545   $16,164       0.9       4,985   $18,167       0.7



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

          NORTH CAROLINA; FEMALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters                             345   $16,850       5.5         230   $20,491       0.0
Furniture Finishers                                          1,155   $18,001       0.0         750   $19,421       0.0
Model Makers and Patternmakers, Wood                            50   $19,792       0.0          40   $20,284       0.0
Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood         1,210   $16,353       0.2         795   $19,261       0.0
Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Except Sawing                                              2,385   $17,060       0.0       1,610   $19,449       0.0
Woodworkers, All Other                                         285   $12,232       4.9         130   $13,958       6.2
Power Plant Operators, Distributors, and Dispatchers            75   $35,795       5.2          70   $36,705       5.8
Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators                       95   $30,652       0.0          75   $30,391       0.0
Water and Liquid Waste Treatment Plant and System
  Workers                                                      150   $25,051      21.7          85   $26,281      24.7
Miscellaneous Plant and System Operators                       175   $21,912      23.9         165   $22,656      20.4
Chemical Processing Machine Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders                                                  615   $22,444      16.3         390   $23,681      12.8
Crushing, Grinding, Polishing, Mixing, and Blending
  Workers                                                    1,250   $17,881       3.5         830   $20,833       2.8
Cutting Workers                                              1,905   $16,688       1.0       1,245   $19,970       1.1
Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine
  Setters, Operators, and Tenders                              550   $21,122       3.6         340   $21,806       3.8
Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and
  Tenders                                                      355   $20,428       2.0         240   $23,576       0.0
Inspectors, Testers, Sorter, Samplers, and Weighers         27,130   $18,849       5.2      17,810   $21,250       5.1
Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers                  335   $16,406      22.8         160   $21,420      27.2
Medical, Dental and Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians        1,320   $20,767      11.4         880   $22,281       8.6
Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders          9,615   $16,090       1.0       5,740   $19,540       1.0
Painting Workers                                             2,305   $18,250       3.8       1,555   $20,844       3.0
Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine
  Workers                                                    1,420   $15,288       9.3         850   $19,260      12.4
Semiconductor Processors                                        30   $27,143      17.9          25   $27,321      19.2
Cementing and Gluing Machine Operators and Tenders             920   $15,443       2.5         465   $17,849       0.0
Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment
  Operators and Tenders                                         80   $15,000       0.0          35   $26,023       0.0
Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders            30   $14,773       0.0          25   $40,583       0.0
Etchers and Engravers                                          205   $16,204       1.0         115   $20,089       0.0
Molders, Shapers, and Casters, except Metal and
  Plastic                                                      425   $12,390      23.7         215   $19,583      15.8
Paper Goods Machines Setters, Operators, and Tenders           835   $17,170       1.6         480   $21,309       2.7
Tire Builders                                                  235   $40,121      14.6         190   $41,895      18.0
Helpers-Production Workers                                     485   $15,762      12.2         230   $19,904       9.9
Production Workers, All Other                               25,390   $18,165       2.4      16,200   $21,165       2.6

TRANSPORTATION AND MATERIAL MOVING OCCUPATIONS
Supervisors, Transportation and Material Moving
  Workers                                                    1,280   $25,688      10.1         945   $30,212       8.4
Aircraft Pilots and Flight Engineers                            95   $83,667      91.5          35   $41,528     100.0
Air Traffic Controllers and Airfield Operations
  Specialists                                                  125   $57,941      18.3          90   $58,897      25.3



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.)

          NORTH CAROLINA; FEMALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency
  Medical Technicians                                           25   $11,750       0.0          15   $18,571       0.0
Bus Drivers                                                  7,315   $12,157       2.1       2,005   $19,299       2.9
Driver/Sales Workers and Truck Drivers                       6,285   $17,853       4.6       3,260   $23,083       4.3
Taxi Drivers and Chauffers                                     720   $11,534       3.9         270   $16,797       6.7
Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other                              80    $4,219       0.0          30   $18,529       0.0
Locomotive Engineers and Operators                              20   $47,344      42.1          20   $47,344      42.1
Railroad Brake, Signal, and Switch Operators                    10   $48,750       0.0          10   $48,750       0.0
Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters                             45   $22,083       0.0          10   $48,281       0.0
Subway, Streetcar, and Other Rail Transportation
  Workers                                                        0         .        .            0         .        .
Sailors and Marine Oilers                                       45   $13,750      23.4          30   $14,643       0.0
Ship and Boat Captains and Operators                            40   $31,667      65.8          15  $100,313     100.0
Ship Engineers                                                   0         .        .            0         .        .
Bridge and Lock Tenders                                         80   $28,472      39.5          75   $29,028      41.6
Parking Lot Attendants                                         110   $14,000       8.9          40   $25,313       0.0
Service Station Attendants                                     435   $11,074       2.3         210   $18,352       4.7
Transportation Inspectors                                      170   $27,262      13.5         150   $30,726      15.5
Other Transportation Workers                                    65   $20,625      34.8          65   $20,833      35.9
Conveyor Operators and Tenders                                  25   $20,417       0.0          15   $22,083       0.0
Crane and Tower Operators                                       75   $34,167      23.0          65   $33,611      26.6
Dredge, Excavating, and Loading Machine Operators               80   $13,000      17.5          55   $23,684      25.9
Hoist and Winch Operators                                       40   $23,929       0.0          20   $22,500       0.0
Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators                       2,140   $20,014       1.4       1,550   $21,839       0.9
Cleaners of  Vehicles and Equipment                          2,005   $14,326       2.9       1,165   $17,705       4.1
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Materials Movers,
  Hand                                                      10,655   $15,481       2.5       5,990   $19,651       2.5
Machine Feeders and Offbearers                               1,400   $16,124       4.1         720   $20,414       6.1
Packers and Packagers, Hand                                 10,380   $13,758       2.0       5,325   $17,947       1.8
Pumping Station Operators                                       20   $36,875       0.0          20   $36,875       0.0
Refuse and Recyclable Materials Collectors                     235    $9,565       0.0         105   $19,211       0.0
Shuttle Car Operators                                           10   $21,250       0.0          10   $21,250       0.0
Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders                               15   $10,208      35.3          10   $11,875      66.7
Material Moving Workers, All Other                             715   $17,447       1.3         450   $19,819       0.0

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