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TABLE 2. Earnings by Detailed Occupation: 1999: North Carolina: 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                                           2,071,080   $29,402      24.9   1,533,480   $33,262      26.7

  MANAGEMENT OCCUPATIONS
Chief executives                                            25,425   $86,646      60.3      22,495   $90,911      60.3
General and Operations Managers                             20,045   $51,598      46.2      17,850   $52,540      46.5
Legislators                                                    185   $39,375      57.8         115   $71,731      67.2
Advertising and Promotions Managers                            830   $47,024      66.8         660   $51,641      63.4
Marketing and Sales Managers                                17,450   $67,704      64.5      15,205   $71,595      64.5
Public Relations Managers                                      690   $52,813      69.3         600   $60,938      67.2
Administrative Services Managers                             1,285   $50,343      36.6       1,120   $50,968      35.1
Computer and Information Systems Managers                    5,985   $70,065      67.2       5,345   $70,965      67.2
Financial Managers                                          12,745   $60,539      75.8      11,155   $61,966      76.6
Human Resources Managers                                     6,010   $46,556      52.3       5,005   $50,898      54.2
Industrial Production Managers                              10,200   $52,357      39.2       9,140   $54,229      39.1
Purchasing Managers                                          3,320   $50,728      58.5       2,960   $51,806      58.4
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers           6,720   $34,802      20.8       5,885   $36,335      20.6
Farm, Ranch, and Other Agricultural Managers                 5,395   $29,494      19.7       4,245   $31,612      22.1
Farmers and Ranchers                                        11,995   $19,520      12.4       8,015   $22,389      12.9
Construction Managers                                       20,465   $42,960      26.2      17,345   $46,350      27.2
Education Administrators                                     7,595   $51,624      86.3       5,940   $55,693      87.7
Engineering Managers                                         3,320   $72,518      71.6       3,030   $74,855      73.4
Food Service Managers                                       11,415   $31,693      23.3       9,150   $34,694      25.3
Funeral Directors                                            1,320   $36,888      29.5         975   $42,118      32.4
Gaming Managers                                                440   $26,544      18.5         310   $38,309      23.7
Lodging Managers                                             1,660   $30,171      42.1       1,175   $32,061      37.7
Medical and Health Services Managers                         3,625   $50,422      68.1       3,240   $51,702      69.3
Natural Sciences Managers                                      405   $91,071      90.1         355  $100,427      88.8
Postmasters and Mail Superintendents                           555   $55,242      25.0         480   $56,774      24.6
Property, Real Estate, and Community Association
  Managers                                                   4,645   $40,898      47.8       3,580   $45,054      48.3
Social and Community Service Managers                        2,135   $31,034      66.4       1,655   $34,364      67.0
Managers, All Other                                         35,220   $51,602      49.5      30,280   $54,259      50.5

  BUSINESS AND FINANCIAL OPERATIONS OCCUPATIONS
Agents and Business Managers of Artists,Performers,
  and Athletes                                                 365   $34,643      57.4         285   $41,700      54.2
Purchasing Agents and Buyers, Farm Products                    255   $28,030       0.8         135   $34,464       1.5
Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products            2,940   $31,250      32.2       2,405   $33,957      33.6
Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and
  Farm Products                                              3,555   $41,166      39.2       3,000   $43,979      39.4
Claims Adusters, Appraisers, Examiners, and
  Investigators                                              2,370   $40,813      64.9       1,945   $42,134      66.2
Compliance Officers, Except Agriculture, Construction,
  Health and Safety, and Transportation                      1,285   $35,558      39.1       1,060   $36,568      38.2
Cost Estimators                                              2,360   $39,357      27.0       1,880   $41,381      24.4



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; 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                                                8,660   $38,945      49.8       7,010   $41,497      50.3
Logisticians                                                   620   $35,459      38.2         450   $45,000      40.9
Management Analysts                                          8,075   $57,270      74.0       5,615   $65,787      74.3
Meeting and Convention Planners                                145   $39,722      72.9         120   $49,107      73.9
Other Business Operations Specialists                        3,150   $36,575      37.3       2,430   $39,589      36.4
Accountants and Auditors                                    16,565   $44,103      82.7      13,265   $49,893      85.3
Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate                      1,775   $36,627      63.5       1,415   $39,722      63.4
Budget Analysts                                                380   $31,958      65.1         210   $46,250      73.7
Credit Analysts                                                375   $26,946      79.3         275   $31,442      80.4
Financial Analysts                                             825   $51,020      84.0         585   $53,173      87.9
Personal Financial Advisors                                  3,670   $62,432      86.4       2,965   $70,564      86.5
Insurance Underwriters                                         545   $51,901      75.0         475   $52,500      78.1
Financial Examiners                                            170   $80,250     100.0         135   $67,411     100.0
Loan Counselors and Officers                                 4,290   $43,766      70.3       3,585   $48,738      70.9
Tax Examiners, Collectors, and Revenue Agents                  505   $45,000      69.8         430   $44,375      69.8
Tax Preparers                                                1,015   $12,346      62.0         290   $44,333      58.3
Financial Specialists, All Other                               625   $52,331      54.7         520   $65,481      60.2

  COMPUTER AND MATHEMATICAL OCCUPATIONS
Computer Scientists and System Analyts                      12,055   $51,485      63.5       9,920   $55,079      64.2
Computer Programmers                                        13,100   $52,441      63.3      10,850   $55,867      63.2
Computer Software Engineers                                 13,795   $62,360      75.7      11,760   $65,457      76.9
Computer Support Specialists                                 6,485   $38,936      44.3       5,175   $42,679      43.7
Database Administrators                                      1,245   $61,494      66.3       1,035   $68,407      65.8
Network and Computer Systems Administrators                  4,150   $43,904      43.5       3,430   $46,462      44.5
Network Systems and Data Communication Analysts              6,550   $47,146      52.2       5,075   $51,103      53.7
Actuaries                                                      190   $50,729     100.0         155   $52,500     100.0
Mathematicians                                                  15  $121,591     100.0          15  $121,591     100.0
Operations Research Analysts                                 1,145   $51,588      67.0         910   $51,949      68.1
Statisticians                                                  495   $63,203      95.7         430   $66,625      97.2
Miscellaneous Mathematical Science Occupations                  60   $30,865      87.9          45   $31,111      84.1

ARCHITECTURE, ENGINEERING OCCUPATIONS
Architects, Except Naval                                     3,160   $48,218      83.2       2,575   $51,373      86.2
Surveyors, Cartographers, and Photogrammetrists              1,255   $34,042      77.8         925   $37,423      82.6
Aerospace Engineers                                            630   $55,136      54.9         490   $56,091      62.4
Agricultural Engineers                                         100   $46,324      92.2          75   $46,094     100.0
Biomedical Engineers                                           155   $39,868      70.1         130   $41,250      71.8
Chemical Engineers                                           1,440   $67,431      84.6       1,200   $69,730      85.5
Civil Engineers                                              5,170   $51,242      77.2       4,650   $51,969      77.6
Computer Hardware Engineers                                  1,445   $58,833      64.5       1,225   $61,222      65.8
Electrical and Electronic Engineers                          7,145   $57,284      65.9       6,195   $60,172      66.0
Environmental Engineers                                        795   $51,212      86.5         640   $55,256      92.7
Industrial Engineers, Including Health and Safety            5,860   $49,474      60.0       5,185   $50,528      59.7
Marine Engineers and Naval Architects                          115   $39,148      40.7          85   $38,264      31.8



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; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Materials Engineers                                            745   $50,469      61.0         625   $51,107      61.3
Mechanical Engineers                                         5,885   $52,160      61.4       5,045   $54,404      61.0
Mining and Geological Engineers,Including Mining
  Safety Engineers                                             100   $41,917      57.0          80   $41,792      72.2
Nuclear Engineers                                              290   $70,000      87.2         255   $68,625      85.6
Petroleum Engineers                                             15   $27,361      47.1          15   $27,361      47.1
Engineers, All Others                                        6,650   $52,223      71.3       5,700   $56,207      71.2
Drafters                                                     4,130   $32,284      20.6       3,300   $35,883      18.8
Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters                    11,370   $37,212      12.4       9,550   $39,324      12.2
Surveying and Mapping Technicians                            3,795   $27,252       4.1       3,070   $30,589       3.3

  LIFE, PHYSICAL, AND SOCIAL SCIENCE OCCUPATIONS
Agricultural and Food Scientists                               610   $36,230      81.0         490   $40,714      82.5
Biological Scientists                                        1,245   $40,861      94.3       1,045   $42,216      95.1
Conservation Scientists and Foresters                          740   $47,917      77.4         620   $50,033      77.3
Medical Scientists                                           1,590   $50,675      98.6       1,290   $58,393      98.3
Astronomers and Physicists                                     230   $48,250      75.5         180   $58,409      78.9
Atmospheric and Space Scientists                               285   $42,171      86.4         255   $49,250      84.8
Chemists and Materials Scientists                            2,700   $47,698      92.8       2,165   $50,147      92.5
Environmental Scientists and Geoscientists                   1,115   $41,053      84.1         930   $43,346      82.9
Physical Scientists, All Other                               2,760   $42,500      97.1       2,050   $54,091      97.6
Economists                                                     255   $57,614     100.0         195   $58,409     100.0
Market/Survey Researchers                                      860   $47,134      70.2         670   $52,404      73.7
Psychologists                                                1,400   $52,248      98.4       1,105   $56,250      98.5
Sociologists                                                     4   $51,875     100.0           4   $51,875     100.0
Urban and Regional Planners                                    425   $48,359      90.8         390   $50,323      90.6
Miscellaneous Social Scientists and Related Workers            395   $26,548      88.4         240   $36,324      84.5
Agricultural and Food Science Technicians                      605   $30,334      28.2         455   $31,399      31.3
Biological Technicians                                         210   $32,361      54.8         130   $41,304      45.4
Chemical Technicians                                         2,760   $36,296      25.2       2,355   $38,214      22.9
Geological and Petroleum Technicians                           190   $33,375      19.0         145   $36,359       8.4
Nuclear Technicians                                            150   $51,196      15.8         115   $52,500       9.5
Other Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians         2,095   $27,667      35.4       1,415   $32,439      38.9

  COMMUNITY AND SOCIAL SERVICES OCCUPATIONS
Counselors                                                   4,460   $28,251      69.6       2,905   $30,798      71.6
Social Workers                                               3,165   $30,368      77.9       2,525   $31,241      78.4
Misc. Community and Social Service Specialists               2,735   $30,762      66.2       2,185   $31,560      69.5
Clergy                                                      14,540   $29,609      72.3      11,360   $31,961      73.1
Directors, Religious Activities and Education                  715   $29,722      67.5         495   $35,488      78.5
Religious Workers, All Other                                   945   $23,720      64.4         625   $32,056      66.0

  LEGAL OCCUPATIONS
Lawyers                                                     10,660   $84,955      99.9       9,105   $90,581      99.9
Judges, Magistrates, and Other Judicial Workers              1,025   $47,717      77.6         870   $50,625      77.3
Paralegals and Legal Assistants                                780   $20,625      57.0         385   $29,943      54.1
Miscellaneous Legal Support Workers                            890   $23,026      65.4         430   $40,435      57.9



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; 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                                      19,505   $40,378      90.4      13,600   $49,225      91.7
Preschool and Kindergarten Teachers                            250   $16,823      36.7         155   $19,554      47.7
Elementary and Middle School Teachers                       14,535   $31,635      92.7      12,045   $33,639      94.1
Secondary School Teachers                                    7,310   $33,411      93.2       6,300   $35,032      94.1
Special Education Teachers                                     345   $30,750      91.5         310   $31,611      90.7
Other Teachers and Instructors                               4,420   $25,803      46.3       2,500   $35,283      47.4
Archivists, Curators, and Museum Technicians                   365   $26,442      70.8         245   $36,563      81.2
Librarians                                                     675   $30,654      86.8         350   $36,625      98.0
Library Technicians                                            140    $3,893      22.5          15   $24,722      43.8
Teacher Assistants                                           1,810   $14,050      33.7         610   $21,317      30.7
Other Education, Training, and Library Workers                 600   $35,590      82.0         410   $40,531      88.3

  ARTS, DESIGN, ENTERTAINMENT, SPORTS, AND MEDIA
       OCCUPATIONS
Artists and Related Workers                                  2,390   $28,227      42.7       1,640   $32,158      44.4
Designers                                                    7,580   $33,128      39.2       5,700   $37,027      37.6
Actors                                                         205    $7,917      30.9          15   $22,361       0.0
Producers and Directors                                      1,695   $35,717      64.7       1,350   $37,233      65.7
Athletes, Coaches, Umpires and Related Workers               3,165   $26,727      56.4       1,965   $31,804      62.7
Dancers and Choreographers                                      65   $25,650       0.0           0         .        .
Musicians, Singers and Related Workers                       1,870   $23,373      46.6         905   $33,824      51.8
Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related
  Workers, All Other                                           250   $21,554      37.6         100   $40,333      40.0
Announcers                                                   1,125   $21,237      26.7         605   $26,540      33.2
News Analysts, Reporters, and Correspondents                 1,185   $30,335      80.9         925   $33,929      85.4
Public Relations Specialists                                 1,215   $41,680      67.5         915   $51,987      69.0
Editors                                                      1,465   $33,170      78.9       1,160   $37,170      80.6
Technical Writers                                              915   $50,607      69.9         675   $52,536      68.0
Writers and Authors                                          1,380   $31,348      77.8         855   $37,319      76.6
Miscellaneous Media and Communication Workers                  295   $23,833      43.5         165   $29,333      39.8
Broadcast and Sound Engineering Technicians and
  Radio Operators                                            1,535   $28,346      28.0       1,050   $31,737      24.9
Photographers                                                1,680   $29,818      41.1       1,165   $32,040      45.2
Television, Video and Motion Picture Camera
  Operators and Editors                                        385   $29,620      41.3         240   $37,500      54.2
Media and Communication Equipment Workers,
  All Other                                                     15   $28,750     100.0           0         .        .

  HEALTHCARE PRACTIONERS AND TECHNICAL OCCUPATIONS
Chiropractors                                                  650   $61,583      97.7         460   $66,875      96.7
Dentists                                                     2,790  $112,609      99.6       1,630  $118,462     100.0
Dieticians and Nutritionists                                   225   $24,327      51.6         155   $32,188      56.2
Optometrists                                                   565   $81,403      98.6         450   $81,658      98.2
Pharmacists                                                  2,680   $67,223      98.4       2,220   $70,908      98.4
Physicians and Surgeons                                     14,075  $130,422      99.8      11,070  $137,802      99.9
Physician Assistants                                           925   $62,234      81.3         690   $68,571      84.2



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

          NORTH CAROLINA; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Podiatrists                                                    130  $122,188     100.0         100  $123,750     100.0
Registered Nurses                                            5,190   $42,348      50.9       4,060   $44,232      51.3
Audiologists                                                    50   $55,972      95.9          40   $57,500     100.0
Occupational Therapists                                        235   $43,854      90.7         150   $47,100      88.2
Physical Therapists                                            880   $49,746      96.0         700   $52,060      95.9
Radiation Therapists                                            45   $51,250      34.9          35   $51,250      45.5
Recreational Therapists                                        160   $30,938      75.9         125   $35,147      77.4
Respiratory Therapists                                         770   $40,098      24.4         605   $40,615      24.0
Speech-Language Pathologists                                   130   $47,500      87.7         105   $50,606     100.0
Therapists, All Others                                         480   $33,977      77.4         345   $36,083      77.2
Veterinarians                                                1,025   $75,488      99.8         865   $77,734     100.0
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practioners,
  All Other                                                     95   $30,288      92.5          45   $36,023      95.3
Clinical Lab Technologists and Technicians                   2,600   $31,205      63.0       1,875   $36,385      61.9
Dental Hygienists                                               70   $36,176      60.3          55   $37,059      51.8
Diagnostic Related Technologists and Technicians             1,580   $36,531      24.4       1,305   $37,304      25.8
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics                 2,860   $31,307      10.6       2,520   $31,994       8.3
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practioners Support
  Technicians                                                1,625   $22,277      25.1       1,035   $25,968      20.1
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses              945   $26,659       6.9         645   $28,093       7.6
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians             165   $22,614       6.1         120   $23,551       7.6
Opticians, Dispensing                                          470   $34,219      16.7         405   $36,005      15.6
Miscellaneous Health Technologists and Technicians           1,475   $24,591      21.5       1,100   $26,436      20.3
Other Healthcare Practioners and Technical
  Occupations                                                1,340   $37,516      63.9       1,100   $39,650      66.9

HEALTHCARE SUPPORT OCCUPATIONS
Nursing, Psychiatric, and Home Health Aides                  6,170   $19,805      12.5       4,120   $22,135      13.8
Occupational Therapist Assistants and Aides                     45   $34,531       0.0          45   $34,844       0.0
Physical Therapist Assistants and Aides                        245   $27,045      29.1         175   $30,341      32.9
Massage Therapists                                             235   $16,302      44.7          70   $22,031      33.8
Dental Assistants                                               95   $15,917      61.9          40   $17,361      48.8
Medical Assistants and Other Healthcare Support
 Occupations                                                 1,485   $22,083      24.1       1,075   $25,541      22.8

  PROTECTIVE SERVICE OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Correctional
  Officers                                                   1,435   $30,311      15.7       1,245   $30,427      16.1
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Police and
  Detectives                                                 2,680   $39,087      32.5       2,420   $39,422      33.5
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Fire Fighting and
  Prevention Workers                                         1,335   $41,662       8.4       1,150   $42,053       9.1
Supervisors, Protective Service Workers, All Other           1,535   $30,906      31.6       1,285   $31,720      33.1
Fire Fighters                                                5,725   $31,431      10.8       5,225   $31,709      10.2
Fire Inspectors                                                790   $32,392       9.0         720   $32,972       8.8
Baliffs, Correctional Officers and Jailers                   9,010   $25,498       9.9       7,510   $25,988       9.1
Detectives and Criminal Investigators                        2,020   $37,345      45.3       1,855   $37,612      45.7
Fish and Game Wardens                                           90   $27,500      31.8          55   $29,183      35.8



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; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Parking Enforcement Workers                                    110   $11,250      23.1          75   $18,011      20.5
Police and Sheriff Patrol Officers                          14,925   $30,256      24.7      13,000   $30,932      25.4
Transit and Railroad Police                                     15   $30,625       0.0          15   $30,313       0.0
Animal Control Workers                                         350   $23,789       6.6         305   $24,268       7.5
Private Detectives and Investigators                           755   $30,739      44.6         560   $33,587      46.6
Security Guards and Gaming Surveillance Officers            13,115   $18,634      12.4       7,880   $22,991      13.8
Crossing Guards                                                310   $14,659       4.5         155   $25,189       4.6
Lifeguards and Other Protective Service Workers                600    $7,294      17.5         130   $28,281      23.8

  FOOD PREPARATION AND SERVING RELATED OCCUPATIONS
Chefs and Head Cooks                                         4,405   $22,263      11.3       3,005   $25,778      13.4
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Food Preparation
  and Serving Workers                                        5,405   $22,705      19.5       3,650   $26,898      21.9
Cooks                                                       19,955   $13,925       4.7      10,365   $17,607       4.7
Food Preparation Workers                                     2,935   $11,815       4.3       1,480   $15,606       3.9
Bartenders                                                   2,585   $16,126      20.1       1,130   $20,220      18.0
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers,
  Including Fast Food                                        1,290   $11,238       2.6         580   $15,943       4.1
Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession and
  Coffee Shop                                                  355    $4,832      11.3          55   $21,346       0.0
Waiters and Waitresses                                       7,060   $12,109      17.0       2,765   $17,299      17.8
Food Servers, Nonrestaurant                                    740   $17,212       4.9         405   $21,771       6.4
Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender
  Helpers                                                      940   $10,818       3.6         330   $14,914       2.1
Dishwashers                                                  3,180   $10,081       1.9       1,310   $14,741       3.7
Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee
  Shop                                                         290   $11,875      10.1         105   $19,107       0.0
Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers,
  All Other                                                     50   $18,833       0.0          25   $17,500       0.0

  BUILDING AND GROUNDS CLEANING AND MAINTENANCE
    OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Housekeeping and
  Janitorial Workers                                         3,015   $26,758       9.0       2,270   $28,213       8.3
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Landscaping, Lawn
  Service, and Groundskeeping Workers                        4,760   $28,316      13.7       3,795   $30,659      14.7
Janitors and Building Cleaners                              31,220   $17,410       3.4      18,865   $21,688       3.3
Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners                              4,155   $15,180       2.5       2,305   $18,758       2.3
Pest Control Workers                                         2,145   $23,207       5.5       1,710   $24,970       5.0
Grounds Maintenance Workers                                 27,235   $16,258       6.6      15,440   $20,667       6.5

  PERSONAL CARE AND SERVICE OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Gaming Workers              595   $28,917      38.4         465   $31,667      37.8
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Personal Service
  Workers                                                    1,120   $28,464      33.8         840   $31,648      39.2
Animal Trainers                                                355   $22,367      16.1         270   $25,288       8.5
Nonfarm Animal Caretakers                                      745   $12,310       9.1         345   $17,281      12.8



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; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Gaming Workers                                                 185   $16,134      27.3         115   $16,375      33.3
Motion Picture Projectionists                                  120    $8,510      51.3          30   $15,278      56.3
Ushers,Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers                     205   $12,853      16.9          80   $15,563       4.9
Miscellaneous Entertainment Attendants and Related
  Workers                                                    1,785    $9,829      20.3         490   $21,266      16.9
Funeral Service Workers                                        425   $17,708      28.1         205   $28,929      27.2
Barbers                                                      3,075   $19,039       5.7       1,900   $25,127       6.8
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists               1,560   $24,415       9.1       1,145   $26,655      11.2
Miscellaneous Personal Appearance Workers                      465   $14,555       3.9         220   $17,841       0.0
Baggage Porters, Bellhops, and Concierges                      680   $19,129      21.6         410   $24,457      19.6
Tour and Travel Guides                                         400    $6,680      26.1          75   $31,875      32.4
Transportation Attendants                                      555   $39,167      43.3         365   $38,472      52.3
Child Care Workers                                           1,160   $15,010      23.5         545   $22,838      25.8
Personal and Home Care Aides                                   435   $13,704       9.2         265   $16,207       4.2
Recreation and Fitness Workers                               2,220   $20,657      41.1       1,320   $27,656      44.5
Residential Advisors                                           555   $16,308      25.5         235   $25,119      35.6
Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other                   390   $15,132      14.7         235   $19,625      14.5

  SALES AND RELATED OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Retail Sales
  Workers                                                   51,530   $32,401      24.1      43,440   $35,357      24.1
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Non-Retail Sales
  Workers                                                   17,780   $41,356      33.8      15,095   $43,470      34.3
Cashiers                                                     9,915   $15,316      14.1       4,935   $22,099      16.1
Counter and Rental Clerks                                    1,290   $22,458      20.2         770   $30,140      22.9
Parts Salespersons                                           3,525   $27,057       5.7       2,950   $29,179       5.4
Retail Salespersons                                         43,595   $26,276      22.8      29,685   $31,960      23.7
Advertising Sales Agents                                     2,760   $36,289      51.9       2,120   $40,511      55.1
Insurance Sales Agents                                       9,485   $41,895      51.2       7,400   $46,373      53.4
Securities, Commodities, and Finanancial Services
  Sales Agents                                               5,280   $52,014      76.5       4,125   $65,089      77.9
Travel Agents                                                  465   $30,250      38.8         390   $33,448      39.7
Sales Representatives, Services, All Other                  10,625   $42,773      49.7       8,700   $48,310      51.0
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing          33,650   $46,616      43.8      28,570   $50,255      44.5
Models, Demonstrators, and Product Promoters                   345   $36,118      36.6         235   $51,389      44.9
Real Estate Brokers and Sales Agents                         8,340   $40,191      56.9       5,885   $50,093      59.3
Sales Engineers                                              1,080   $60,271      64.0         975   $60,527      65.5
Telemarketers                                                1,035   $14,182      24.6         435   $35,272      33.0
Door-To-Door Sales Workers, News and Street Vendors
  and Related Workers                                        1,780   $17,785      15.6         810   $28,026      16.9
Sales and Related Workers, All Other                         2,595   $35,544      48.4       1,860   $43,636      55.1

OFFICE AND ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Office and
Administrative Support Workers                              15,805   $34,590      31.9      13,330   $36,617      32.2
Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service             165   $21,193      18.0          90   $34,327       6.6



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.)

          NORTH CAROLINA; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Telephone Operators                                            290   $28,839      34.8         185   $36,691      24.0
Communication Equipment Operators, All Other                   235   $28,990      23.0         200   $30,500      23.3
Bill and Account Collectors                                  1,575   $22,026      29.4       1,085   $24,350      34.8
Billing and Posting Clerks and Machine Operators               960   $26,098      30.7         765   $28,876      32.1
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks                 3,645   $23,729      27.4       2,445   $28,050      28.6
Gaming Cage Workers                                             40    $4,479       0.0          15   $20,962       0.0
Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks                                 450   $26,806      35.5         300   $30,988      38.1
Procurement Clerks                                             340   $35,227      33.0         285   $32,083      26.1
Tellers                                                        355   $16,047      16.7         120   $20,156      17.6
Brokerage Clerks                                                40   $31,875      63.2          25   $31,563      62.5
Correspondence Clerks                                           30   $26,000      64.3          30   $26,000      64.3
Court, Municipal, and License Clerks                           205   $30,608      44.2         145   $32,500      36.1
Credit Authorizers, Checkers and Clerks                        300   $30,288      57.0         240   $33,750      66.0
Customer Service Representatives                            15,015   $27,081      32.5      10,635   $31,117      32.5
Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs                  190   $34,545      79.2         165   $41,667      88.4
File Clerks                                                    990   $16,741      26.7         495   $26,275      24.9
Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks                           820   $16,147      18.4         425   $20,139      11.6
Interviewers Except Eligibility and Loan                     1,330   $12,017      44.8         435   $22,456      41.4
Library Assistants, Clerical                                   505   $10,725      54.7         185   $21,058      70.6
Loan Interviewers and Clerks                                   495   $29,395      62.7         370   $31,607      65.9
New Account Clerks                                              40   $27,500      80.0          25   $31,250     100.0
Order Clerks                                                 1,675   $22,492      12.9       1,070   $25,705      13.0
Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and
  Timekeeping                                                  280   $21,505      21.4         175   $25,208      20.9
Receptionists and Information Clerks                         1,675   $15,425      31.4         715   $27,765      32.6
Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and
  Travel Clerks                                              1,575   $34,038      31.1       1,040   $40,369      30.1
Information and Record Clerks, All Other                       215   $26,406      34.3         140   $31,711      22.1
Cargo and Freight Agents                                       240   $30,741      19.6         185   $32,269      16.0
Couriers and Messengers                                      4,075   $21,568      14.4       2,530   $27,407      13.7
Dispatchers                                                  2,820   $29,871       9.2       2,365   $31,523       9.3
Meter Readers, Utilities                                     1,070   $22,403       5.1         880   $23,761       4.9
Postal Service Clerks                                        1,975   $38,631      14.3       1,665   $39,443      14.8
Postal Service Mail Carriers                                 5,965   $39,524      15.4       5,115   $40,272      15.8
Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and
  Processing Machine Operators                               1,625   $38,595      17.0       1,455   $38,958      14.6
Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks                  5,345   $36,466      25.6       4,520   $39,513      25.6
Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks                     15,945   $22,460       5.4      11,975   $24,588       5.8
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers                              20,460   $19,385       7.6      12,885   $22,529       7.8
Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers,
  Recordkeeping                                              1,520   $23,305       7.8       1,000   $27,500       6.1
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants                    2,995   $22,617      40.8       1,715   $31,095      39.6
Computer Operators                                           3,370   $31,611      28.4       2,690   $34,319      28.2
Data Entry Keyers                                            1,900   $19,726      27.0       1,085   $24,889      21.1
Word Processors and Typists                                    140   $17,723      17.3          70   $19,079       6.9
Desktop Publishers                                             125   $32,313      30.9         100   $32,250      37.3
Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks                  505   $27,483      51.3         360   $35,446      54.7



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; 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                                             1,430   $19,363       6.9         890   $21,521       7.2
Office Clerks, General                                       3,970   $20,199      24.1       2,055   $26,593      27.0
Office Machine Operators, Except Computer                      435   $19,300       9.9         285   $22,125      12.6
Proofreaders and Copy Markers                                  110   $30,536      62.2          80   $37,375      53.1
Statistical Assistants                                         280   $30,128      24.5         190   $31,587      25.7
Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other         3,645   $31,077      36.8       2,630   $35,163      35.8

FARMING, FISHING, AND FORESTRY OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Farming, Fishing
  and Forestry Workers                                       1,800   $26,351      12.3       1,390   $27,651      15.0
Agricultural Inspectors                                        235   $30,924      22.7         190   $30,179      18.9
Animal Breeders                                                310   $13,269       7.4         205   $15,915      11.2
Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products                     390   $14,545       7.9         230   $18,438       4.3
Miscellaneous Agricultural Workers                          13,735   $12,647       2.8       7,390   $17,073       2.4
Fishers and Related Fishing Workers                          2,670   $17,756       5.2       1,115   $21,775       6.7
Hunters and Trappers                                            15   $23,194      69.2          10   $23,750     100.0
Forest and Conservation Workers                                535   $16,815       7.9         215   $23,419      15.8
Logging Workers                                              4,545   $19,406       2.0       2,610   $21,512       2.4

CONSTRUCTION AND EXTRACTION WORKERS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Construction
  Trades and Extraction Workers                             33,680   $33,651       8.9      27,030   $36,182       8.9
Boilermakers                                                   505   $30,938       0.0         375   $32,833       0.0
Brickmasons, Blockmasons, and Stonemasons                   11,425   $20,345       1.7       5,925   $26,030       1.1
Carpenters                                                  48,310   $21,108       5.1      28,990   $25,068       5.0
Carpet, Floor and Tile Installers and Finishers              6,620   $23,980       2.5       4,345   $27,968       1.9
Cement Masons, Concrete Finishers, and Terrazzo
  Workers                                                    2,545   $19,059       0.2       1,355   $22,764       0.4
Contruction Laborers                                        35,695   $18,046       3.8      20,360   $22,179       4.0
Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators           1,115   $18,861       1.2         575   $24,628       1.2
Pile-Driver Operators                                           55   $30,139       0.0          35   $77,632       0.0
Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment
  Operators                                                 10,785   $25,834       1.8       7,560   $27,740       1.9
Drywall Installers, Ceiling Tile Installers, and
  Tapers                                                     7,820   $21,129       1.7       4,575   $25,136       1.8
Electricians                                                21,990   $27,768       3.1      16,845   $30,323       2.9
Glaziers                                                     1,085   $24,518       1.7         845   $26,110       0.5
Insulation Workers                                           1,555   $21,745       4.7       1,075   $25,218       6.2
Painters, Construction and Maintenance                      19,350   $18,324       4.3      10,720   $21,790       3.6
Paperhangers                                                   520   $22,277      10.9         280   $26,250      12.5
Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters         16,175   $25,523       2.6      11,790   $27,573       2.9
Plasterers and Stucco Masons                                   735   $19,286       4.1         480   $22,298       6.3
Reinforcing Iron Workers                                       145   $22,188       0.0         125   $20,938       0.0
Roofers                                                      6,740   $18,363       1.7       3,860   $21,894       1.6
Sheet Metal Workers                                          4,110   $25,230       2.8       2,980   $28,657       3.0
Structural Iron and Steel Workers                            1,445   $22,230       2.3         975   $24,415       1.0
Helpers, Construction Trades                                 3,035   $15,667       3.4       1,550   $18,893       3.7
Construction and Building Inspectors                         2,605   $32,397      22.1       2,160   $33,708      20.9
Elevator Installers and Repairers                              570   $40,017       1.6         510   $40,425       1.8



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; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Fence Erectors                                                 800   $20,036       3.5         525   $23,549       3.8
Hazardous Materials Removal Workers                            480   $21,449       5.0         360   $23,721       6.6
Highway Maintenance Workers                                  2,285   $21,032       2.8       1,825   $22,111       2.8
Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment
  Operators                                                     95   $30,350       0.0          95   $30,350       0.0
Septic Tank Services and Sewer Pipe Cleaners                   260   $27,731       5.0         225   $29,063       4.0
Miscellaneous Construction and Related Workers               1,270   $24,250       3.1         805   $26,728       2.6
Derrick, Rotary Drill, and Service Unit Operators,
  Oil, Gas, and Mining                                           4   $11,250       0.0           0         .        .
Earth Drillers Except Oil and Gas                            1,000   $26,573       0.0         770   $28,115       0.0
Explosives Workers, Ordnance handling Experts, and
  Blasters                                                     180   $30,000      12.9          95   $40,272      24.7
Mining Machine Operators                                       440   $27,212       4.8         300   $33,611       7.0
Roof Bolters, Mining                                             0         .        .            0         .        .
Roustabouts, Oil and Gas                                         0         .        .            0         .        .
Helpers - Extraction Workers                                    10   $14,000      16.7          10   $14,000      16.7
Other Extraction Workers                                       190   $19,706       5.9         150   $21,250       0.0

INSTALLATION, MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Mechanics,
  Installers and Repairers                                  11,955   $37,414       7.9      10,345   $39,483       8.4
Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine
  Repairers                                                  6,080   $30,631      17.2       4,580   $33,390      16.2
Radio and Telecommunications Equipment Installers
  and Repairers                                              5,840   $39,205       9.6       4,860   $41,098       9.1
Avionics Technicians                                           415   $39,185       4.8         340   $38,207       5.9
Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related  Repairers           1,480   $27,614       5.8       1,170   $30,378       6.0
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Transportation
  Equipment                                                     85   $25,417       7.1          65   $26,354       0.0
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Industrial and
  Utility                                                      505   $50,219       0.0         435   $50,341       0.0
Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor
  Vehicles                                                     495   $31,840       4.0         435   $34,205       2.8
Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers
  and Repairers                                              1,560   $24,185       6.3       1,075   $26,722       6.3
Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers                   1,410   $26,808       9.0       1,230   $28,260       8.7
Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians                   5,520   $40,982       5.8       4,785   $42,514       6.0
Automotive Body and Related Repairers                        5,965   $27,613       2.3       4,695   $30,111       2.6
Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers                      440   $25,846       1.8         370   $26,232       0.0
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics                31,820   $25,866       2.5      24,545   $28,381       2.7
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine
  Specialists                                                9,830   $30,058       1.7       8,260   $30,940       1.4
Heavy Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Service
  Technicians and Mechanics                                  4,655   $29,919       1.7       3,770   $31,518       1.4
Small Engine Mechanics                                       1,845   $20,444       2.7       1,335   $24,351       2.6
Miscellaneous Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Mechanics,
  Installers, and Repairers                                  2,180   $23,454       4.0       1,550   $26,431       2.6



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.)

          NORTH CAROLINA; 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                     580   $26,563       4.1         475   $27,761       2.1
Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration
  Mechanics and Installers                                  11,735   $27,121       2.4       9,430   $29,265       2.5
Home Appliance Repairers                                     1,555   $26,088       5.0       1,170   $28,885       5.0
Industrial and Refractory Machinery Mechanics               27,660   $31,252       2.2      22,550   $32,814       2.0
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General                     14,330   $28,100       4.1      11,395   $29,900       3.8
Maintenance Workers, Machinery                                 855   $27,813       6.6         620   $30,074       9.0
Millwrights                                                  1,530   $35,470       2.0       1,160   $38,701       2.6
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers               4,170   $36,962       2.3       3,565   $39,309       2.2
Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers             5,300   $32,161       5.5       4,155   $36,333       4.3
Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers                 1,740   $34,135      12.6       1,360   $38,528       7.9
Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and
  Repairers                                                  1,260   $23,911       5.9         910   $26,155       5.8
Commercial Divers                                               45   $28,036       0.0          30   $30,833       0.0
Locksmiths and Safe Repairers                                  655   $23,517       8.7         475   $27,875       7.8
Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers             2,005   $19,531       0.5       1,180   $22,442       0.3
Riggers                                                        230   $32,326       3.1         160   $37,188       4.4
Signal and Track Switch Repairers                               45   $40,859       9.3          20   $42,500      18.2
Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers         580   $21,034       5.7         370   $25,980       8.9
Other Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers          7,990   $26,255       5.1       5,845   $28,623       4.8

PRODUCTION OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Production and
  Operating Workers                                         44,460   $35,795      12.3      38,225   $36,767      12.1
Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems
  Assemblers                                                    75   $18,672      11.0          45   $25,938      18.2
Electrical, Electronics, and Electromechanical
  Assemblers                                                 3,455   $25,403       7.9       2,550   $27,332       8.9
Engine and Other Machines Assemblers                           840   $28,583       2.3         650   $31,607       2.9
Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters                       580   $26,815       5.7         470   $30,315       5.5
Miscellaneous Assemblers and Fabricators                    24,435   $22,589       3.9      17,415   $25,741       3.7
Bakers                                                       1,300   $16,875       6.7         760   $22,390       8.9
Butchers and Other Meat, Poultry, and Fish Processing
  Workers                                                    6,640   $20,710       2.4       4,745   $23,401       1.6
Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine
  Operators and Tenders                                        120   $23,839       0.0          80   $25,402       0.0
Food Batchmakers                                               545   $22,067       1.3         390   $23,667       1.8
Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders                     115   $17,679       0.0         110   $17,946       0.0
Computer Control Programmers and Operators                   1,150   $30,197       6.5       1,030   $30,523       7.0
Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                               775   $28,805       3.0         640   $30,097       2.2
Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Metal and Plastic                                            220   $29,917       0.9         185   $30,917       1.1
Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Metal and Plastic                                            175   $25,250       5.1         130   $29,231       6.9
Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters,
  Operators and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                   2,590   $25,073       2.6       1,880   $26,795       3.6



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.)

          NORTH CAROLINA; 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                               195   $24,083       9.1         145   $24,750      12.6
Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine
  Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal
   and Plastic                                               1,720   $24,230       0.3       1,350   $27,021       0.4
Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                               680   $24,216       0.6         575   $25,673       0.7
Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                    55   $24,375      28.1          55   $24,375      28.1
Machinists                                                  14,115   $30,207       2.2      11,840   $31,163       2.2
Metal Furnace and Kiln Operators and Tenders                   525   $31,798       3.0         420   $33,482       3.8
Model Makers and Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic              140   $26,029      18.6          95   $31,406      14.6
Molders and Molding Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                 2,440   $25,047       2.9       1,900   $26,703       3.4
Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Metal and Plastic                                            425   $26,567       0.0         370   $26,988       0.0
Tool and Die Makers                                          2,980   $38,356       6.3       2,515   $40,280       4.9
Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Workers                     16,930   $26,934       2.1      12,730   $29,578       2.1
Heat Treating Equipment Equipment Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                               380   $31,447       4.2         330   $31,316       4.8
Lay-Out Workers, Metal and Plastic                             125   $33,897       0.0         115   $34,750       0.0
Plating and Coating Machine Setters, operators, and
  Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                   445   $29,107       8.1         370   $31,434       8.1
Tool Grinders, Filers and Sharpeners                           330   $33,472       4.5         275   $36,905       1.8
Metalworkers and Plastic Workers, All Others                15,085   $27,207       2.9      11,975   $29,315       2.4
Bookbinders and Bindery Workers                                305   $30,411       7.9         250   $31,107       7.6
Job Printers                                                 1,655   $27,355       6.5       1,365   $29,002       7.0
Prepress Technicians and Workers                               825   $27,440      19.0         625   $29,810      18.5
Printing Machine Operators                                   4,140   $28,745       5.6       3,360   $30,838       5.2
Laundry and Dry Cleaning Workers                             2,000   $18,018       7.2       1,230   $22,756       9.6
Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials            1,005   $21,585       4.8         650   $27,754       7.4
Sewing Machine Operators                                     9,300   $21,672       1.8       6,885   $23,002       1.9
Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers                         345   $22,125      15.4         255   $21,875      16.2
Shoe Machine Operators and Tenders                             175   $21,729       2.9         135   $26,667       3.7
Tailors, Dressmakers, and Sewers                               605   $21,682      11.0         350   $26,889      12.9
Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and
  Tenders                                                    2,270   $21,235       1.9       1,685   $22,373       2.4
Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders                                                    1,415   $21,763       0.6       1,050   $24,331       0.9
Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters,
  Operators, and Tenders                                     3,415   $23,382       1.2       2,425   $25,229       1.0
Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine
  Setters, Operators, and Tenders                            3,560   $21,782       1.4       2,580   $22,802       1.6
Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers                          135   $30,714       0.0         135   $30,893       0.0
Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers                                60   $30,469      13.1          30   $39,167      25.0
Upholsterers                                                 5,875   $27,008       1.3       4,585   $29,580       1.3
Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other         4,120   $21,045       1.1       2,830   $22,200       1.3



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; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters                           2,635   $22,155       7.9       1,840   $25,780       7.5
Furniture Finishers                                          1,805   $22,821       7.0       1,360   $23,912       7.1
Model Makers and Patternmakers, Wood                           100   $32,083       9.9          90   $31,250      11.2
Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood         4,475   $20,320       1.4       3,080   $21,575       1.3
Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Except Sawing                                              3,335   $20,850       2.1       2,435   $22,111       2.1
Woodworkers, All Other                                       1,425   $18,790       8.2       1,000   $22,296       9.4
Power Plant Operators, Distributors, and Dispatchers         1,170   $51,210      13.0       1,015   $51,505      15.0
Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators                    2,595   $35,395       7.6       2,120   $36,644       7.6
Water and Liquid Waste Treatment Plant and System
  Workers                                                    2,655   $28,343       6.6       2,315   $29,278       6.8
Miscellaneous Plant and System Operators                       800   $36,400       6.9         700   $36,917       6.4
Chemical Processing Machine Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders                                                2,265   $35,137       8.3       1,885   $37,447       7.5
Crushing, Grinding, Polishing, Mixing, and Blending
  Workers                                                    4,040   $25,467       2.5       3,095   $27,897       2.0
Cutting Workers                                              3,580   $23,341       2.0       2,690   $25,335       2.5
Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine
  Setters, Operators, and Tenders                            1,850   $28,067       0.6       1,395   $30,236       0.3
Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and
  Tenders                                                      575   $26,484       0.3         495   $28,047       0.4
Inspectors, Testers, Sorter, Samplers, and Weighers         16,305   $30,020      12.5      12,900   $31,866      12.5
Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers                  585   $27,307      19.9         410   $30,981      17.8
Medical, Dental and Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians        1,100   $31,696      14.1         865   $35,105      10.8
Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders          4,855   $19,324       2.3       3,080   $21,941       1.8
Painting Workers                                             4,955   $25,845       2.9       3,645   $28,018       2.6
Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine
  Workers                                                      840   $22,014      21.3         500   $26,595      13.4
Semiconductor Processors                                        65   $32,422      41.3          20   $31,250      72.7
Cementing and Gluing Machine Operators and Tenders             850   $19,830       1.5         565   $21,590       2.3
Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment
  Operators and Tenders                                        400   $22,800       2.3         300   $28,641       0.0
Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders           130   $31,964       0.0          95   $35,875       0.0
Etchers and Engravers                                          320   $36,196       8.4         255   $37,750       5.8
Molders, Shapers, and Casters, except Metal and
  Plastic                                                      915   $22,461      19.4         580   $26,875      17.8
Paper Goods Machines Setters, Operators, and Tenders         1,360   $34,434       3.2       1,115   $36,224       2.3
Tire Builders                                                2,380   $41,173       2.4       1,935   $42,307       1.5
Helpers-Production Workers                                   1,745   $19,096       2.0         975   $22,631       1.5
Production Workers, All Other                               37,015   $23,985       3.6      26,900   $26,677       3.7

TRANSPORTATION AND MATERIAL MOVING OCCUPATIONS
Supervisors, Transportation and Material Moving
  Workers                                                    5,770   $32,144      13.5       4,690   $34,251      14.0
Aircraft Pilots and Flight Engineers                         3,385   $60,015      66.6       2,170   $56,597      65.8
Air Traffic Controllers and Airfield Operations
  Specialists                                                  530   $46,912      16.0         470   $48,824      17.7



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; 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                                           90   $25,515       0.0          70   $27,132       0.0
Bus Drivers                                                  3,470   $15,905       9.2       1,355   $25,115       7.7
Driver/Sales Workers and Truck Drivers                     104,075   $27,613       3.6      75,430   $30,870       3.4
Taxi Drivers and Chauffers                                   3,360   $15,873      13.4       1,595   $21,698      12.9
Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other                             430   $11,667       7.5         145   $25,179       0.0
Locomotive Engineers and Operators                             605   $46,688       9.9         550   $46,987      10.0
Railroad Brake, Signal, and Switch Operators                   100   $34,333       5.9          85   $34,583       6.9
Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters                            715   $40,515       8.0         585   $45,850       3.6
Subway, Streetcar, and Other Rail Transportation
  Workers                                                      125   $30,313       0.0         100   $32,109       0.0
Sailors and Marine Oilers                                      300   $31,800       2.7         175   $36,719       4.6
Ship and Boat Captains and Operators                           750   $32,500      11.3         350   $40,952      11.9
Ship Engineers                                                 110   $37,083       8.1          70   $35,667      12.5
Bridge and Lock Tenders                                        120   $11,510       7.6          75   $31,042      12.2
Parking Lot Attendants                                         520   $11,754       7.7         150   $18,667       0.0
Service Station Attendants                                   1,435   $14,215       4.2         810   $20,034       3.1
Transportation Inspectors                                      855   $37,484      22.1         755   $40,052      22.1
Other Transportation Workers                                   310   $24,028       9.0         220   $23,750       9.1
Conveyor Operators and Tenders                                  75   $25,217       0.0          55   $26,413       0.0
Crane and Tower Operators                                    1,605   $31,585       2.9       1,185   $35,236       3.2
Dredge, Excavating, and Loading Machine Operators            2,480   $25,662       2.1       1,855   $27,626       2.3
Hoist and Winch Operators                                      235   $22,232       0.0         155   $26,979       0.0
Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators                      18,810   $21,938       2.0      13,420   $24,717       1.8
Cleaners of  Vehicles and Equipment                          7,080   $16,180       3.4       3,955   $21,270       4.2
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Materials Movers,
  Hand                                                      40,815   $19,632       3.9      25,460   $23,687       3.4
Machine Feeders and Offbearers                               2,135   $20,643       2.0       1,435   $23,205       1.3
Packers and Packagers, Hand                                  5,260   $16,040       4.1       2,885   $20,677       3.3
Pumping Station Operators                                      130   $22,031       0.0         110   $22,083       0.0
Refuse and Recyclable Materials Collectors                   2,535   $17,184       2.4       1,525   $21,694       2.0
Shuttle Car Operators                                           35   $44,286       0.0          20   $48,611       0.0
Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders                              125   $26,129       0.0         100   $27,177       0.0
Material Moving Workers, All Other                           1,800   $22,979       2.9       1,250   $27,061       3.0

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