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TABLE 2. Earnings by Detailed Occupation: 1999: North Dakota: 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                                             151,140   $16,075      26.6      82,500   $21,430      30.4

  MANAGEMENT OCCUPATIONS
Chief executives                                               295   $33,750      33.8         220   $41,354      39.3
General and Operations Managers                                515   $25,983      33.8         450   $26,734      34.0
Legislators                                                     10   $10,750       0.0           0         .        .
Advertising and Promotions Managers                             90   $27,500      42.2          80   $28,000      46.3
Marketing and Sales Managers                                   705   $26,890      48.4         520   $31,530      49.7
Public Relations Managers                                       45   $30,380      70.2          45   $30,380      70.2
Administrative Services Managers                                65   $22,232      23.9          35   $24,167      11.1
Computer and Information Systems Managers                       95   $40,380      36.6          70   $41,413      25.0
Financial Managers                                           1,045   $24,475      33.6         800   $27,449      34.8
Human Resources Managers                                       425   $26,330      50.0         330   $29,397      48.8
Industrial Production Managers                                  45   $25,357      43.2          40   $25,893      46.3
Purchasing Managers                                            110   $30,321      29.7          90   $31,036      36.3
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers              50   $16,875      16.0          50   $16,563      16.7
Farm, Ranch, and Other Agricultural Managers                   215   $11,500      17.1         100   $17,813      20.6
Farmers and Ranchers                                         1,495    $7,617      15.1         715    $9,966      17.2
Construction Managers                                           90   $29,125      18.7          55   $29,000      26.8
Education Administrators                                       840   $27,432      66.7         535   $29,038      63.5
Engineering Managers                                             0         .        .            0         .        .
Food Service Managers                                          850   $18,713      13.5         630   $20,552      13.3
Funeral Directors                                                4   $26,250     100.0           4   $26,250     100.0
Gaming Managers                                                 85   $15,000      22.6          45   $25,208      19.6
Lodging Managers                                               135   $18,472      19.5          80   $24,375      25.9
Medical and Health Services Managers                           870   $32,078      46.7         740   $33,043      46.2
Natural Sciences Managers                                        4    $7,917      60.0           4    $8,750     100.0
Postmasters and Mail Superintendents                           290   $35,882       6.3         190   $39,375       4.7
Property, Real Estate, and Community Association
  Managers                                                     445   $13,646      25.3         215   $27,721      28.6
Social and Community Service Managers                          390   $20,188      45.2         250   $27,396      49.2
Managers, All Other                                          1,050   $26,993      33.7         860   $28,412      36.3

  BUSINESS AND FINANCIAL OPERATIONS OCCUPATIONS
Agents and Business Managers of Artists,Performers,
  and Athletes                                                   4   $33,125       0.0           4   $33,125       0.0
Purchasing Agents and Buyers, Farm Products                      4   $27,083       0.0           4   $27,083       0.0
Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products              150   $17,143       9.5          80   $20,385       0.0
Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and
  Farm Products                                                170   $24,286      19.2         140   $28,250      18.4
Claims Adusters, Appraisers, Examiners, and
  Investigators                                                500   $22,832      20.6         370   $24,902      24.4
Compliance Officers, Except Agriculture, Construction,
  Health and Safety, and Transportation                         95   $19,479      26.6          80   $20,781      24.1
Cost Estimators                                                 15   $13,875       0.0          10   $14,000       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 DAKOTA; FEMALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Human Resources, Training, and Labor Relations
  Specialists                                                1,020   $25,085      36.2         780   $27,619      38.2
Logisticians                                                    25   $28,438      17.4          20   $29,375      20.0
Management Analysts                                            230   $19,167      50.4         145   $25,819      45.5
Meeting and Convention Planners                                 10   $35,500     100.0           4   $36,250     100.0
Other Business Operations Specialists                          220   $29,141      22.8         185   $30,039      25.4
Accountants and Auditors                                     2,370   $23,079      48.0       1,670   $27,012      48.7
Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate                        110   $23,571      14.8          75   $33,864       9.2
Budget Analysts                                                 35   $31,667      20.6          20   $35,313      14.3
Credit Analysts                                                 30   $28,438      93.1          25   $28,646     100.0
Financial Analysts                                              10   $77,857      41.7          10   $77,857      41.7
Personal Financial Advisors                                    135   $30,298      43.6         100   $31,190      44.1
Insurance Underwriters                                          90   $23,250      21.7          85   $23,875      19.5
Financial Examiners                                             30   $24,286      40.0          30   $24,286      40.0
Loan Counselors and Officers                                   520   $26,618      22.8         430   $27,740      19.3
Tax Examiners, Collectors, and Revenue Agents                   95   $38,250      56.3          80   $36,250      50.0
Tax Preparers                                                  150    $7,578      27.8          15   $16,875      30.8
Financial Specialists, All Other                                75   $22,583      46.8          55   $24,333      46.4

  COMPUTER AND MATHEMATICAL OCCUPATIONS
Computer Scientists and System Analyts                         280   $28,359      40.9         255   $30,161      42.6
Computer Programmers                                           210   $32,813      48.1         155   $40,000      56.5
Computer Software Engineers                                    255   $30,236      66.1         200   $32,230      70.7
Computer Support Specialists                                   505   $20,727      29.0         340   $21,919      27.5
Database Administrators                                         45   $25,833      32.6          40   $26,458      37.5
Network and Computer Systems Administrators                     80   $27,800      41.5          50   $29,118      30.0
Network Systems and Data Communication Analysts                180   $11,500      18.5          60   $34,107      13.6
Actuaries                                                        0         .        .            0         .        .
Mathematicians                                                   0         .        .            0         .        .
Operations Research Analysts                                    70   $24,674      19.1          70   $24,674      19.1
Statisticians                                                   10   $40,833     100.0          10   $40,833     100.0
Miscellaneous Mathematical Science Occupations                   0         .        .            0         .        .

ARCHITECTURE, ENGINEERING OCCUPATIONS
Architects, Except Naval                                        30    $4,875      54.8          15   $36,023      69.2
Surveyors, Cartographers, and Photogrammetrists                 15   $27,656      52.9          10   $28,906     100.0
Aerospace Engineers                                             10    $6,250       0.0           0         .        .
Agricultural Engineers                                           4   $46,250     100.0           4   $46,250     100.0
Biomedical Engineers                                             0         .        .            0         .        .
Chemical Engineers                                               4   $66,250     100.0           4   $66,250     100.0
Civil Engineers                                                 35   $36,964      68.6          25   $40,781      66.7
Computer Hardware Engineers                                     10   $18,750      27.3          10   $19,500      37.5
Electrical and Electronic Engineers                              4   $56,250     100.0           4   $56,250     100.0
Environmental Engineers                                          4   $23,750     100.0           0         .        .
Industrial Engineers, Including Health and Safety               10   $30,208       0.0          10   $30,208       0.0
Marine Engineers and Naval Architects                            0         .        .            0         .        .



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

          NORTH DAKOTA; FEMALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Materials Engineers                                              0         .        .            0         .        .
Mechanical Engineers                                            15   $35,500      64.3           4   $35,750      71.4
Mining and Geological Engineers,Including Mining
  Safety Engineers                                               0         .        .            0         .        .
Nuclear Engineers                                                0         .        .            0         .        .
Petroleum Engineers                                              4   $43,750       0.0           4   $43,750       0.0
Engineers, All Others                                           30   $31,818     100.0          25   $31,591     100.0
Drafters                                                        85   $23,385      12.9          60   $24,667       3.4
Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters                        70   $33,125      49.3          55   $32,386      43.9
Surveying and Mapping Technicians                               30   $25,625       0.0          10   $31,250       0.0

  LIFE, PHYSICAL, AND SOCIAL SCIENCE OCCUPATIONS
Agricultural and Food Scientists                                10    $7,000      58.3           4   $51,250     100.0
Biological Scientists                                           80   $32,500     100.0          75   $37,083     100.0
Conservation Scientists and Foresters                           50   $41,023      85.7          30   $42,500      76.7
Medical Scientists                                              10   $23,750     100.0           0         .        .
Astronomers and Physicists                                       0         .        .            0         .        .
Atmospheric and Space Scientists                                 4   $51,250     100.0           4   $51,250     100.0
Chemists and Materials Scientists                               40   $31,250      85.4          30   $32,500     100.0
Environmental Scientists and Geoscientists                      25   $30,000      88.5          25   $30,000      88.5
Physical Scientists, All Other                                  75   $23,333     100.0          60   $24,688     100.0
Economists                                                       4   $18,750     100.0           4   $18,750     100.0
Market/Survey Researchers                                       50   $17,083      42.3          30   $19,375      34.5
Psychologists                                                  130   $37,727      89.1          80   $44,000      85.9
Sociologists                                                     4    $6,250     100.0           0         .        .
Urban and Regional Planners                                      4    $4,167     100.0           4   $93,750     100.0
Miscellaneous Social Scientists and Related Workers             55   $25,357      75.9          45   $27,321      69.8
Agricultural and Food Science Technicians                       90   $30,313      21.3          75   $30,438      26.0
Biological Technicians                                          70   $23,636      25.0          30   $25,735      28.1
Chemical Technicians                                            30   $11,528       0.0          10   $32,292       0.0
Geological and Petroleum Technicians                             4   $46,250     100.0           4   $46,250     100.0
Nuclear Technicians                                              0         .        .            0         .        .
Other Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians           185   $15,392      37.0          90   $16,837      28.4

  COMMUNITY AND SOCIAL SERVICES OCCUPATIONS
Counselors                                                     985   $22,878      68.8         485   $26,037      65.6
Social Workers                                               1,545   $24,350      77.6       1,045   $26,062      81.9
Misc. Community and Social Service Specialists                 565   $17,406      43.8         345   $20,844      53.6
Clergy                                                         280   $22,330      71.2         155   $27,619      83.3
Directors, Religious Activities and Education                  110   $21,190      69.1          65   $21,602      66.7
Religious Workers, All Other                                   125   $15,500      50.8          50   $24,167      69.2

  LEGAL OCCUPATIONS
Lawyers                                                        275   $37,841     100.0         190   $41,071     100.0
Judges, Magistrates, and Other Judicial Workers                 70   $40,192      81.4          60   $41,346      93.1
Paralegals and Legal Assistants                                265   $25,927      57.8         205   $29,625      59.4
Miscellaneous Legal Support Workers                            230   $21,250      28.3         150   $23,350      26.8



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 DAKOTA; FEMALES

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

  EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND LIBRARY OCCUPATIONS
Postsecondary Teachers                                       1,440   $26,071      87.8         950   $31,545      88.7
Preschool and Kindergarten Teachers                            715   $12,949      56.7         400   $18,646      60.3
Elementary and Middle School Teachers                        6,985   $24,895      95.5       5,225   $27,373      97.2
Secondary School Teachers                                    1,190   $25,449      97.1         895   $28,462      98.9
Special Education Teachers                                     525   $23,910      81.9         400   $26,409      88.5
Other Teachers and Instructors                                 850   $10,152      46.2         215   $18,493      31.2
Archivists, Curators, and Museum Technicians                    55   $11,350      71.9          30   $25,625     100.0
Librarians                                                     465   $16,726      64.0         145   $31,875      68.5
Library Technicians                                             25    $4,444       0.0           4   $11,250       0.0
Teacher Assistants                                           2,135    $9,079      18.2         305   $14,442      21.8
Other Education, Training, and Library Workers                 145   $22,031      62.9          75   $27,750      65.3

  ARTS, DESIGN, ENTERTAINMENT, SPORTS, AND MEDIA
       OCCUPATIONS
Artists and Related Workers                                    210    $8,036      33.0         100   $14,375      31.4
Designers                                                      815   $15,529      24.4         405   $19,232      25.8
Actors                                                           4    $1,250     100.0           0         .        .
Producers and Directors                                         50   $16,458      43.8          25   $17,396      55.6
Athletes, Coaches, Umpires and Related Workers                 145    $6,008      40.0          10   $33,750     100.0
Dancers and Choreographers                                      10    $8,750       0.0           0         .        .
Musicians, Singers and Related Workers                         105    $2,875      62.5          10    $4,750       0.0
Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related
  Workers, All Other                                            20   $11,477       0.0           4   $16,250       0.0
Announcers                                                      35   $15,125      54.5          25   $16,125      60.0
News Analysts, Reporters, and Correspondents                    80   $11,875      53.7          35   $22,583      42.9
Public Relations Specialists                                   205   $20,542      45.9         125   $29,063      65.9
Editors                                                         95   $16,071      56.4          50   $23,500      53.8
Technical Writers                                               55   $37,604      74.5          35   $38,021      75.8
Writers and Authors                                             75   $13,438      80.3          45   $13,750      79.5
Miscellaneous Media and Communication Workers                   40   $13,203      17.1          20   $15,000       0.0
Broadcast and Sound Engineering Technicians and
  Radio Operators                                               30   $13,750      29.0          20   $15,625      45.0
Photographers                                                   60   $13,750      28.8          25   $21,705      33.3
Television, Video and Motion Picture Camera
  Operators and Editors                                          0         .        .            0         .        .
Media and Communication Equipment Workers,
  All Other                                                      0         .        .            0         .        .

  HEALTHCARE PRACTIONERS AND TECHNICAL OCCUPATIONS
Chiropractors                                                   50   $42,500      96.2          40   $97,813     100.0
Dentists                                                        15   $81,094     100.0          15   $81,406     100.0
Dieticians and Nutritionists                                   265   $22,284      72.1         150   $28,500      68.2
Optometrists                                                    50   $63,438     100.0          25   $82,292     100.0
Pharmacists                                                    345   $48,160      88.4         220   $51,071      98.2
Physicians and Surgeons                                        205   $89,375     100.0         135  $104,833     100.0
Physician Assistants                                           130   $31,458      47.7          75   $51,250      69.3



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 DAKOTA; FEMALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Podiatrists                                                      0         .        .            0         .        .
Registered Nurses                                            6,420   $29,195      64.2       3,295   $35,644      65.8
Audiologists                                                    10   $86,250     100.0           0         .        .
Occupational Therapists                                        195   $30,000      83.5          75   $40,240      84.4
Physical Therapists                                            200   $29,792      82.0          80   $37,857      57.3
Radiation Therapists                                            20   $30,278      45.0          15   $31,250      15.4
Recreational Therapists                                         30   $29,808      67.9           4   $31,250     100.0
Respiratory Therapists                                         180   $26,989      37.0         110   $31,574      40.0
Speech-Language Pathologists                                   440   $31,690      96.6          95   $38,828     100.0
Therapists, All Others                                          80   $22,679      65.8          50   $27,344      60.8
Veterinarians                                                   20   $34,000     100.0          20   $34,250     100.0
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practioners,
  All Other                                                      0         .        .            0         .        .
Clinical Lab Technologists and Technicians                     660   $24,503      48.1         415   $27,500      51.2
Dental Hygienists                                              225   $30,217       4.9          95   $31,905       5.2
Diagnostic Related Technologists and Technicians               545   $27,629      29.9         405   $30,465      32.2
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics                   175   $21,186      31.1         110   $22,391      31.5
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practioners Support
  Technicians                                                  595   $17,948      12.3         350   $20,341      11.9
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses            2,020   $20,112       8.2         995   $22,622       6.2
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians             395   $15,949       7.6         280   $17,917      10.6
Opticians, Dispensing                                          145   $16,420       7.5         100   $18,333       6.9
Miscellaneous Health Technologists and Technicians             105   $16,190       1.9          55   $19,844       3.6
Other Healthcare Practioners and Technical
  Occupations                                                   70   $25,000      63.2          55   $30,313      58.5

HEALTHCARE SUPPORT OCCUPATIONS
Nursing, Psychiatric, and Home Health Aides                  5,315   $13,127       6.1       2,560   $16,837       6.4
Occupational Therapist Assistants and Aides                     45   $17,031      31.1          15   $30,417       0.0
Physical Therapist Assistants and Aides                         90   $15,844      12.4          65   $16,290       6.1
Massage Therapists                                             115   $14,583      55.6          20   $18,750      36.8
Dental Assistants                                              465   $17,500       4.3         280   $19,773       1.4
Medical Assistants and Other Healthcare Support
 Occupations                                                 1,810   $15,243      10.8         940   $20,208       8.2

  PROTECTIVE SERVICE OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Correctional
  Officers                                                      10   $45,972      81.8          10   $45,972      81.8
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Police and
  Detectives                                                    10   $30,972       0.0          10   $30,972       0.0
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Fire Fighting and
  Prevention Workers                                             0         .        .            0         .        .
Supervisors, Protective Service Workers, All Other              30   $25,000      57.1          20   $22,500      33.3
Fire Fighters                                                   25   $30,536      30.4          15   $32,321      53.8
Fire Inspectors                                                  4   $28,750       0.0           4   $28,750       0.0
Baliffs, Correctional Officers and Jailers                     125   $21,708      28.8          80   $25,074      33.3
Detectives and Criminal Investigators                           40   $32,500      76.2          30   $34,583      68.8
Fish and Game Wardens                                            4   $28,750     100.0           4   $28,750     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 DAKOTA; FEMALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Parking Enforcement Workers                                      4   $23,750       0.0           4   $23,750       0.0
Police and Sheriff Patrol Officers                              95   $27,917      23.4          75   $29,306      29.7
Transit and Railroad Police                                      4   $16,250       0.0           4   $16,250       0.0
Animal Control Workers                                           0         .        .            0         .        .
Private Detectives and Investigators                            20   $22,955      61.1          10   $23,750     100.0
Security Guards and Gaming Surveillance Officers               130   $16,010      14.5          85   $20,227      11.9
Crossing Guards                                                 60    $8,125       3.3           4   $11,250       0.0
Lifeguards and Other Protective Service Workers                 90    $4,511      20.9          15   $30,568     100.0

  FOOD PREPARATION AND SERVING RELATED OCCUPATIONS
Chefs and Head Cooks                                           195   $11,763       7.6          70   $18,684       9.7
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Food Preparation
  and Serving Workers                                          975   $15,049       7.0         645   $16,450       9.2
Cooks                                                        3,335   $10,069       2.0       1,265   $14,830       0.9
Food Preparation Workers                                       565    $7,489       2.8         140   $11,569       0.0
Bartenders                                                     920    $9,816       7.4         365   $12,404       6.5
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers,
  Including Fast Food                                          325   $10,765       7.7         130   $14,962      10.1
Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession and
  Coffee Shop                                                  170    $7,050       9.5          45   $14,276       0.0
Waiters and Waitresses                                       2,800    $8,128       8.4         690   $12,979       8.4
Food Servers, Nonrestaurant                                    330    $8,585       4.8          85   $14,833       0.0
Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender
  Helpers                                                      130    $7,250       5.3          40   $14,500      17.5
Dishwashers                                                    335    $5,500       2.1          35   $12,167       0.0
Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee
  Shop                                                         290    $6,646       4.1          55   $13,750      10.5
Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers,
  All Other                                                     10    $3,750       0.0           0         .        .

  BUILDING AND GROUNDS CLEANING AND MAINTENANCE
    OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Housekeeping and
  Janitorial Workers                                           190   $11,025       3.2         120   $11,756       5.0
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Landscaping, Lawn
  Service, and Groundskeeping Workers                           20   $20,500      45.5           4   $26,250       0.0
Janitors and Building Cleaners                               1,890   $10,372       4.1         665   $16,016       5.0
Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners                              2,655    $7,854       3.6         745   $13,044       0.7
Pest Control Workers                                             4   $41,250     100.0           4   $41,250     100.0
Grounds Maintenance Workers                                    150    $5,333       4.6          40   $12,500       0.0

  PERSONAL CARE AND SERVICE OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Gaming Workers               70   $20,662      31.0          60   $21,471      36.7
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Personal Service
  Workers                                                      230   $17,457      22.5         145   $22,174      16.4
Animal Trainers                                                 25   $16,875      64.0          20   $17,679      73.7
Nonfarm Animal Caretakers                                      125    $7,061      12.8          10   $10,750      18.2



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 DAKOTA; FEMALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Gaming Workers                                                 275   $11,448       4.0          90   $16,477       1.1
Motion Picture Projectionists                                    0         .        .            0         .        .
Ushers,Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers                      35    $4,375       0.0           0         .        .
Miscellaneous Entertainment Attendants and Related
  Workers                                                      100    $7,308      14.7          35   $14,297       3.0
Funeral Service Workers                                         10    $6,000      66.7          10    $6,250     100.0
Barbers                                                         55   $16,136       5.6          30   $20,391       0.0
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists               1,825   $13,401       8.4         960   $17,314       9.5
Miscellaneous Personal Appearance Workers                       30   $11,250       0.0          10   $61,250       0.0
Baggage Porters, Bellhops, and Concierges                       10   $10,833       0.0          10   $11,667       0.0
Tour and Travel Guides                                          45    $3,000      18.2           0         .        .
Transportation Attendants                                       70   $24,306      21.1          40   $31,000      39.5
Child Care Workers                                           5,320    $8,520      14.4       2,545   $12,791      14.7
Personal and Home Care Aides                                   845   $11,308       9.7         320   $16,250       7.2
Recreation and Fitness Workers                                 530   $12,015      24.1         190   $17,083      28.6
Residential Advisors                                           225   $12,831      27.1         105   $16,625      42.1
Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other                    25    $9,688       0.0          10   $16,667       0.0

  SALES AND RELATED OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Retail Sales
  Workers                                                    3,200   $18,100      17.1       2,255   $20,913      17.6
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Non-Retail Sales
  Workers                                                      670   $22,380      21.1         505   $25,407      24.4
Cashiers                                                     3,620    $9,308       5.9       1,235   $14,107       6.3
Counter and Rental Clerks                                      220   $11,858      15.1          80   $16,250      20.3
Parts Salespersons                                              55   $15,052       1.9          50   $15,208       2.0
Retail Salespersons                                          4,125    $9,582      16.0       1,350   $16,055      14.2
Advertising Sales Agents                                       250   $20,110      27.1         165   $22,917      36.1
Insurance Sales Agents                                         560   $20,824      25.7         385   $21,404      26.4
Securities, Commodities, and Finanancial Services
  Sales Agents                                                 150   $27,321      51.7         130   $31,563      50.8
Travel Agents                                                  565   $16,105      19.9         355   $18,661      19.9
Sales Representatives, Services, All Other                     290   $18,438      28.5         125   $24,036      44.0
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing             540   $20,761      25.5         325   $30,417      34.3
Models, Demonstrators, and Product Promoters                    95    $1,988      10.3           4    $9,375       0.0
Real Estate Brokers and Sales Agents                           465   $22,679      19.1         280   $33,056      20.9
Sales Engineers                                                 15   $41,250       0.0          15   $41,250       0.0
Telemarketers                                                  820   $10,797       5.9         270   $14,522       7.4
Door-To-Door Sales Workers, News and Street Vendors
  and Related Workers                                          375    $4,004      13.1          75   $12,083       7.9
Sales and Related Workers, All Other                           175   $17,500      11.4          80   $22,000      18.3

OFFICE AND ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Office and
Administrative Support Workers                               2,190   $22,041      21.1       1,665   $24,138      20.4
Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service             140   $14,167      19.7          80   $19,875      34.1



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 DAKOTA; FEMALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Telephone Operators                                             95   $21,154       4.2          70   $21,250       5.7
Communication Equipment Operators, All Other                    10   $23,333       0.0          10   $23,333       0.0
Bill and Account Collectors                                    295   $20,825      10.2         250   $21,719      11.9
Billing and Posting Clerks and Machine Operators               590   $18,848      13.0         465   $20,411      13.0
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks                 4,645   $15,750      14.0       2,795   $19,587      13.4
Gaming Cage Workers                                             30   $10,481       0.0           4   $17,813       0.0
Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks                                 395   $21,250       6.6         295   $23,651       2.7
Procurement Clerks                                              30   $21,250       0.0          20   $23,333       0.0
Tellers                                                      1,275   $14,630       9.1         735   $16,896       7.3
Brokerage Clerks                                                20   $20,962      50.0          15   $21,250      58.8
Correspondence Clerks                                           10   $25,500      37.5           4   $26,250       0.0
Court, Municipal, and License Clerks                            90   $16,630       6.5          55   $18,438      11.3
Credit Authorizers, Checkers and Clerks                        105   $20,481      21.0          75   $21,635      29.3
Customer Service Representatives                             2,750   $16,497      17.0       1,670   $19,908      16.9
Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs                  380   $22,634      17.2         315   $23,345      13.4
File Clerks                                                    390   $13,606      10.8         180   $16,761       9.4
Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks                           215    $9,485       6.9          75   $16,250       5.3
Interviewers Except Eligibility and Loan                       625   $12,364      22.8         235   $20,593      20.9
Library Assistants, Clerical                                   305   $10,985      29.7          65   $20,000      65.6
Loan Interviewers and Clerks                                   265   $21,699      13.6         240   $22,017      14.9
New Account Clerks                                              50   $17,614      45.1          45   $18,409      52.3
Order Clerks                                                   165   $17,955       4.8         110   $20,000       7.4
Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and
  Timekeeping                                                   45   $20,536      23.4          30   $22,500       3.1
Receptionists and Information Clerks                         2,610   $14,330      10.5       1,380   $17,379       8.1
Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and
  Travel Clerks                                                425   $12,344       9.9         195   $15,777      11.7
Information and Record Clerks, All Other                       115   $17,935      22.8          70   $18,194      15.3
Cargo and Freight Agents                                         0         .        .            0         .        .
Couriers and Messengers                                         65   $15,313      10.4          35   $16,875      20.6
Dispatchers                                                    370   $21,204       4.9         270   $22,500       5.6
Meter Readers, Utilities                                        40   $27,125       0.0          35   $27,375       0.0
Postal Service Clerks                                          210   $25,795      11.9         100   $39,250      18.2
Postal Service Mail Carriers                                   285   $23,125      20.6         150   $32,073      34.2
Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and
  Processing Machine Operators                                 145   $31,579      21.5          85   $34,500      33.7
Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks                    225   $17,219      33.8         155   $19,750      26.9
Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks                        310   $19,265      11.5         235   $20,505      12.7
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers                                 985   $12,034       5.0         445   $16,563       2.9
Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers,
  Recordkeeping                                                 95    $8,194      14.7          25   $18,750       8.0
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants                    9,615   $17,424      11.9       5,850   $20,347      11.2
Computer Operators                                             435   $18,925      15.2         320   $21,577      12.9
Data Entry Keyers                                            1,430   $16,017       9.9         955   $18,464       7.2
Word Processors and Typists                                    360   $12,425      10.9         150   $17,031       3.3
Desktop Publishers                                              25   $18,487      47.8          25   $18,487      47.8
Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks                  725   $18,444      26.3         545   $19,880      31.2



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 DAKOTA; 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                                               180   $13,889       0.0          85   $17,778       0.0
Office Clerks, General                                       2,515   $16,114      15.3       1,350   $19,972      15.5
Office Machine Operators, Except Computer                       80   $12,917      26.3          50   $16,125      31.4
Proofreaders and Copy Markers                                   10   $10,000      41.7           4   $25,000       0.0
Statistical Assistants                                          20   $19,375      78.9          20   $19,375      78.9
Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other           895   $19,565      39.5         605   $21,546      39.6

FARMING, FISHING, AND FORESTRY OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Farming, Fishing
  and Forestry Workers                                          20   $16,563      57.1          15   $16,563      60.0
Agricultural Inspectors                                         10    $2,500      25.0           4   $18,750     100.0
Animal Breeders                                                  4    $1,250       0.0           4    $1,250       0.0
Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products                     140    $5,714       1.4          15   $11,875      11.8
Miscellaneous Agricultural Workers                             750    $6,538       9.6         175   $14,643       4.5
Fishers and Related Fishing Workers                              0         .        .            0         .        .
Hunters and Trappers                                             0         .        .            0         .        .
Forest and Conservation Workers                                 15    $3,542      13.3           4   $22,500      50.0
Logging Workers                                                  0         .        .            0         .        .

CONSTRUCTION AND EXTRACTION WORKERS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Construction
  Trades and Extraction Workers                                 40   $11,250       7.7          25   $15,893      13.0
Boilermakers                                                     0         .        .            0         .        .
Brickmasons, Blockmasons, and Stonemasons                        0         .        .            0         .        .
Carpenters                                                     105   $12,333       3.8          55   $15,536       0.0
Carpet, Floor and Tile Installers and Finishers                 10   $15,208       0.0          10   $15,833       0.0
Cement Masons, Concrete Finishers, and Terrazzo
  Workers                                                        0         .        .            0         .        .
Contruction Laborers                                           120   $12,188       2.5          40   $17,083       0.0
Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators               0         .        .            0         .        .
Pile-Driver Operators                                            0         .        .            0         .        .
Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment
  Operators                                                     55   $21,250      17.0          15   $30,250       0.0
Drywall Installers, Ceiling Tile Installers, and
  Tapers                                                        15   $13,672       0.0          15   $13,750       0.0
Electricians                                                    15    $2,321       0.0           4   $26,250       0.0
Glaziers                                                         0         .        .            0         .        .
Insulation Workers                                               0         .        .            0         .        .
Painters, Construction and Maintenance                         195    $8,690      10.8          50   $21,875       0.0
Paperhangers                                                     4   $20,313       0.0           4   $21,250       0.0
Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters             10    $6,786       0.0           4   $36,250       0.0
Plasterers and Stucco Masons                                     0         .        .            0         .        .
Reinforcing Iron Workers                                         0         .        .            0         .        .
Roofers                                                          4   $16,250       0.0           4   $16,250       0.0
Sheet Metal Workers                                             10   $36,136       0.0          10   $36,250       0.0
Structural Iron and Steel Workers                                4   $11,250       0.0           4   $11,250       0.0
Helpers, Construction Trades                                     4   $11,250       0.0           0         .        .
Construction and Building Inspectors                             4   $21,250       0.0           4   $21,250       0.0
Elevator Installers and Repairers                                0         .        .            0         .        .



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

          NORTH DAKOTA; FEMALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Fence Erectors                                                   4    $8,750       0.0           0         .        .
Hazardous Materials Removal Workers                              0         .        .            0         .        .
Highway Maintenance Workers                                     30   $22,679       0.0          10   $23,393       0.0
Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment
  Operators                                                      4   $18,333       0.0           4   $16,250       0.0
Septic Tank Services and Sewer Pipe Cleaners                     0         .        .            0         .        .
Miscellaneous Construction and Related Workers                   0         .        .            0         .        .
Derrick, Rotary Drill, and Service Unit Operators,
  Oil, Gas, and Mining                                           0         .        .            0         .        .
Earth Drillers Except Oil and Gas                                0         .        .            0         .        .
Explosives Workers, Ordnance handling Experts, and
  Blasters                                                       4   $46,250       0.0           4   $46,250       0.0
Mining Machine Operators                                         0         .        .            0         .        .
Roof Bolters, Mining                                             0         .        .            0         .        .
Roustabouts, Oil and Gas                                         0         .        .            0         .        .
Helpers - Extraction Workers                                     0         .        .            0         .        .
Other Extraction Workers                                         0         .        .            0         .        .

INSTALLATION, MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Mechanics,
  Installers and Repairers                                      50   $22,500       0.0          40   $23,929       0.0
Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine
  Repairers                                                    150   $17,450      33.1          70   $22,679      13.0
Radio and Telecommunications Equipment Installers
  and Repairers                                                 10   $38,125       0.0           4   $45,625       0.0
Avionics Technicians                                             0         .        .            0         .        .
Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related  Repairers               0         .        .            0         .        .
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Transportation
  Equipment                                                      0         .        .            0         .        .
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Industrial and
  Utility                                                       10   $48,750       0.0          10   $48,750       0.0
Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor
  Vehicles                                                       4   $25,417       0.0           4   $26,667       0.0
Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers
  and Repairers                                                  0         .        .            0         .        .
Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers                       0         .        .            0         .        .
Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians                      10   $41,250       0.0          10   $41,250       0.0
Automotive Body and Related Repairers                            4    $1,250       0.0           0         .        .
Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers                        0         .        .            0         .        .
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics                    70   $17,188       2.9          60   $20,875       3.4
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine
  Specialists                                                   20   $14,196       0.0           4   $31,250       0.0
Heavy Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Service
  Technicians and Mechanics                                      4   $10,417       0.0           4   $11,250       0.0
Small Engine Mechanics                                          20   $12,500       0.0          10   $11,364       0.0
Miscellaneous Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Mechanics,
  Installers, and Repairers                                      0         .        .            0         .        .



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

          NORTH DAKOTA; FEMALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Control and Valve Installers and Repairers                       0         .        .            0         .        .
Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration
  Mechanics and Installers                                      15    $2,500       0.0           4   $20,750       0.0
Home Appliance Repairers                                         0         .        .            0         .        .
Industrial and Refractory Machinery Mechanics                   10   $16,250       0.0           0         .        .
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General                         40    $7,500       0.0          20   $25,313       0.0
Maintenance Workers, Machinery                                  10   $33,750       0.0           4   $33,750       0.0
Millwrights                                                      0         .        .            0         .        .
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers                   4   $31,250     100.0           0         .        .
Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers                35   $25,536       0.0          15   $45,729       0.0
Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers                    10   $16,500       0.0          10   $16,250       0.0
Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and
  Repairers                                                     10   $10,625       0.0           0         .        .
Commercial Divers                                                0         .        .            0         .        .
Locksmiths and Safe Repairers                                    0         .        .            0         .        .
Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers                 0         .        .            0         .        .
Riggers                                                          0         .        .            0         .        .
Signal and Track Switch Repairers                                0         .        .            0         .        .
Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers           4   $18,542       0.0           4   $11,250       0.0
Other Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers             20   $16,563       0.0          15   $16,944       0.0

PRODUCTION OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Production and
  Operating Workers                                            380   $21,020       3.7         280   $23,239       5.0
Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems
  Assemblers                                                    20   $17,500       0.0          20   $17,500       0.0
Electrical, Electronics, and Electromechanical
  Assemblers                                                   200   $14,432       3.5         110   $16,970       6.4
Engine and Other Machines Assemblers                            15   $30,875       0.0          10   $30,714       0.0
Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters                         4   $31,250     100.0           4   $31,250     100.0
Miscellaneous Assemblers and Fabricators                       850   $16,318       4.6         500   $18,326       5.4
Bakers                                                         350    $8,621       6.3         150   $19,643       3.3
Butchers and Other Meat, Poultry, and Fish Processing
  Workers                                                       80   $12,292       0.0          40   $17,083       0.0
Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine
  Operators and Tenders                                         10   $15,357       0.0           4   $11,250       0.0
Food Batchmakers                                               165   $12,153       7.3          90   $14,773      13.3
Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders                       4   $13,750       0.0           0         .        .
Computer Control Programmers and Operators                       4   $20,000       0.0           4   $20,000       0.0
Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                 0         .        .            0         .        .
Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Metal and Plastic                                              0         .        .            0         .        .
Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Metal and Plastic                                              0         .        .            0         .        .
Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters,
  Operators and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                      35   $15,956       0.0          15   $14,500       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 DAKOTA; 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                                 4   $26,250       0.0           4   $26,250       0.0
Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine
  Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal
   and Plastic                                                  20   $17,750       0.0          15   $18,000       0.0
Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                 4   $31,250       0.0           4   $31,250       0.0
Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                     0         .        .            0         .        .
Machinists                                                      40   $28,889       0.0          40   $28,889       0.0
Metal Furnace and Kiln Operators and Tenders                     4   $23,750       0.0           4   $23,750       0.0
Model Makers and Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic                4   $21,250       0.0           4   $21,250       0.0
Molders and Molding Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                    10   $12,500       0.0          10   $12,500       0.0
Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Metal and Plastic                                              0         .        .            0         .        .
Tool and Die Makers                                              0         .        .            0         .        .
Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Workers                        105   $18,000       2.8          90   $18,250       3.3
Heat Treating Equipment Equipment Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                 0         .        .            0         .        .
Lay-Out Workers, Metal and Plastic                               0         .        .            0         .        .
Plating and Coating Machine Setters, operators, and
  Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                     0         .        .            0         .        .
Tool Grinders, Filers and Sharpeners                             0         .        .            0         .        .
Metalworkers and Plastic Workers, All Others                    65   $21,250       0.0          50   $22,083       0.0
Bookbinders and Bindery Workers                                 40   $12,679      15.4          25   $22,604      26.1
Job Printers                                                    65   $10,625       0.0          25   $21,625       0.0
Prepress Technicians and Workers                               105   $14,519       8.6          75   $17,159       9.3
Printing Machine Operators                                      70   $16,136      32.4          40   $18,846      35.7
Laundry and Dry Cleaning Workers                               590   $11,280       1.9         275   $14,569       1.1
Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials               75   $15,673       0.0          30   $19,792       0.0
Sewing Machine Operators                                       240    $7,545       7.1          90   $15,375      13.3
Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers                           4   $10,000       0.0           4   $11,250       0.0
Shoe Machine Operators and Tenders                               0         .        .            0         .        .
Tailors, Dressmakers, and Sewers                               180   $10,096      14.0          70   $12,446      12.7
Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and
  Tenders                                                        0         .        .            0         .        .
Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders                                                       15   $17,813       0.0          10   $18,750       0.0
Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters,
  Operators, and Tenders                                         4    $1,250     100.0           4    $1,250     100.0
Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine
  Setters, Operators, and Tenders                                0         .        .            0         .        .
Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers                            0         .        .            0         .        .
Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers                                 0         .        .            0         .        .
Upholsterers                                                    40    $8,929       0.0          15    $9,286       0.0
Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other             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 DAKOTA; FEMALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters                              10   $16,667       0.0           4   $17,500       0.0
Furniture Finishers                                             15    $9,583      13.3           4   $17,813       0.0
Model Makers and Patternmakers, Wood                             0         .        .            0         .        .
Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood             4   $16,250       0.0           4   $16,250       0.0
Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Except Sawing                                                 55   $15,417      16.4          35   $21,250       0.0
Woodworkers, All Other                                          15    $4,250       0.0           4    $6,250       0.0
Power Plant Operators, Distributors, and Dispatchers            10   $41,875       0.0          10   $41,875       0.0
Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators                       15   $26,250       0.0          15   $26,250       0.0
Water and Liquid Waste Treatment Plant and System
  Workers                                                        4   $16,750       0.0           0         .        .
Miscellaneous Plant and System Operators                         0         .        .            0         .        .
Chemical Processing Machine Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders                                                   45   $25,417       0.0          30   $24,531       0.0
Crushing, Grinding, Polishing, Mixing, and Blending
  Workers                                                       10   $11,250       0.0           0         .        .
Cutting Workers                                                 45   $17,663      51.2          30   $18,315      67.7
Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine
  Setters, Operators, and Tenders                               15   $16,563      30.8          10   $20,417       0.0
Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and
  Tenders                                                       15   $15,536       0.0          15   $15,893       0.0
Inspectors, Testers, Sorter, Samplers, and Weighers            410   $16,196       9.8         215   $19,926      12.0
Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers                   30   $16,818      37.5          15   $75,278      12.5
Medical, Dental and Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians          160   $17,298       6.9         115   $20,956       7.8
Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders            145   $14,464       0.7          95   $18,438       1.1
Painting Workers                                                60   $25,357       0.0          40   $28,500       0.0
Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine
  Workers                                                      145   $11,393       0.0          60   $18,571       0.0
Semiconductor Processors                                         0         .        .            0         .        .
Cementing and Gluing Machine Operators and Tenders               4   $16,250       0.0           4   $16,250       0.0
Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment
  Operators and Tenders                                         15    $2,031       0.0           0         .        .
Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders             0         .        .            0         .        .
Etchers and Engravers                                           15   $11,094      15.4          15   $11,094      15.4
Molders, Shapers, and Casters, except Metal and
  Plastic                                                       20   $12,500      50.0           4   $11,875       0.0
Paper Goods Machines Setters, Operators, and Tenders            15   $31,429       0.0          10   $32,143       0.0
Tire Builders                                                    4   $26,250       0.0           4   $26,250       0.0
Helpers-Production Workers                                      45   $11,250      34.0          15   $13,036      41.2
Production Workers, All Other                                  475   $16,353       6.1         305   $20,284       6.2

TRANSPORTATION AND MATERIAL MOVING OCCUPATIONS
Supervisors, Transportation and Material Moving
  Workers                                                       70   $29,375      11.6          55   $31,875      10.9
Aircraft Pilots and Flight Engineers                            20    $7,250      36.4          10   $11,250     100.0
Air Traffic Controllers and Airfield Operations
  Specialists                                                    4   $51,250     100.0           4   $51,250     100.0



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

          NORTH DAKOTA; 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                                            4   $13,750       0.0           0         .        .
Bus Drivers                                                    425    $8,232       5.6          90   $13,828       7.7
Driver/Sales Workers and Truck Drivers                         555   $12,780       5.0         255   $18,917       1.6
Taxi Drivers and Chauffers                                      65    $9,286       3.1          15   $15,179       0.0
Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other                               4    $2,500       0.0           0         .        .
Locomotive Engineers and Operators                               0         .        .            0         .        .
Railroad Brake, Signal, and Switch Operators                     0         .        .            0         .        .
Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters                             25   $48,824      15.4          25   $48,824      15.4
Subway, Streetcar, and Other Rail Transportation
  Workers                                                        0         .        .            0         .        .
Sailors and Marine Oilers                                        0         .        .            0         .        .
Ship and Boat Captains and Operators                             0         .        .            0         .        .
Ship Engineers                                                   0         .        .            0         .        .
Bridge and Lock Tenders                                          0         .        .            0         .        .
Parking Lot Attendants                                          10    $1,250       0.0           0         .        .
Service Station Attendants                                     155   $10,114       3.2          55   $14,773       5.6
Transportation Inspectors                                       30   $24,643      14.3          15   $25,000      28.6
Other Transportation Workers                                    10   $13,750     100.0           0         .        .
Conveyor Operators and Tenders                                   0         .        .            0         .        .
Crane and Tower Operators                                        4   $16,250       0.0           4   $16,250       0.0
Dredge, Excavating, and Loading Machine Operators               10   $26,250       0.0           0         .        .
Hoist and Winch Operators                                        0         .        .            0         .        .
Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators                          55   $13,750       0.0          30   $29,500       0.0
Cleaners of  Vehicles and Equipment                            180   $10,417      10.5          75   $18,750       0.0
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Materials Movers,
  Hand                                                         560   $14,205      10.2         315   $17,135      13.7
Machine Feeders and Offbearers                                  35    $5,625       6.1          15   $14,464       0.0
Packers and Packagers, Hand                                    230   $12,933       4.3          80   $13,523       0.0
Pumping Station Operators                                        4   $46,250       0.0           4   $46,250       0.0
Refuse and Recyclable Materials Collectors                      20    $1,719       0.0           0         .        .
Shuttle Car Operators                                            0         .        .            0         .        .
Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders                                0         .        .            0         .        .
Material Moving Workers, All Other                              15   $43,500       0.0          15   $43,750       0.0

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