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TABLE 2. Earnings by Detailed Occupation: 1999: North Dakota: 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                                             169,740   $26,627      24.0     117,560   $31,108      27.3

  MANAGEMENT OCCUPATIONS
Chief executives                                             1,475   $61,018      65.6       1,275   $65,461      67.3
General and Operations Managers                              1,640   $45,283      41.4       1,450   $47,699      43.8
Legislators                                                     55   $50,417      64.8          50   $50,764      67.3
Advertising and Promotions Managers                             55   $27,614      54.7          30   $27,500      56.3
Marketing and Sales Managers                                   940   $46,528      51.3         770   $51,250      54.2
Public Relations Managers                                       65   $40,968      89.1          65   $41,008      90.5
Administrative Services Managers                               140   $40,250      36.0         110   $40,800      44.6
Computer and Information Systems Managers                      240   $38,125      48.1         225   $38,750      48.0
Financial Managers                                             890   $50,825      79.8         755   $53,500      84.9
Human Resources Managers                                       360   $47,171      56.2         305   $51,250      55.4
Industrial Production Managers                                 395   $41,766      28.5         370   $41,616      24.5
Purchasing Managers                                            155   $39,063      46.8         140   $39,063      52.2
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers             465   $31,765      21.0         405   $32,242      24.1
Farm, Ranch, and Other Agricultural Managers                 1,970   $27,820      18.9       1,365   $30,654      21.1
Farmers and Ranchers                                        13,145   $18,442      15.4       8,820   $20,402      16.9
Construction Managers                                        1,300   $41,355      22.2       1,035   $45,000      23.8
Education Administrators                                       920   $42,408      89.6         525   $42,019      88.5
Engineering Managers                                           185   $61,324      89.2         165   $62,125      87.9
Food Service Managers                                          705   $28,009      17.2         625   $28,511      15.5
Funeral Directors                                              150   $39,375      54.6         105   $52,143      49.1
Gaming Managers                                                 95   $22,300      35.4          65   $30,000      53.1
Lodging Managers                                               210   $33,220      36.0         145   $34,129      42.9
Medical and Health Services Managers                           360   $42,071      56.4         320   $42,813      51.7
Natural Sciences Managers                                       20   $42,188      55.6          20   $42,188      55.6
Postmasters and Mail Superintendents                           100   $39,931       8.1          80   $43,750       7.5
Property, Real Estate, and Community Association
  Managers                                                     400   $33,750      49.8         275   $41,042      48.6
Social and Community Service Managers                          225   $38,889      66.8         180   $40,703      75.7
Managers, All Other                                          2,540   $39,881      35.9       2,230   $41,500      35.7

  BUSINESS AND FINANCIAL OPERATIONS OCCUPATIONS
Agents and Business Managers of Artists,Performers,
  and Athletes                                                  35   $33,750      48.6          30   $40,694      62.1
Purchasing Agents and Buyers, Farm Products                    155   $39,286      26.3         110   $44,375      37.6
Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products              125   $33,125      34.1         115   $35,795      28.3
Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and
  Farm Products                                                235   $35,982      51.5         205   $35,104      54.2
Claims Adusters, Appraisers, Examiners, and
  Investigators                                                320   $31,150      60.7         210   $35,300      63.0
Compliance Officers, Except Agriculture, Construction,
  Health and Safety, and Transportation                        105   $42,500      45.2          90   $45,625      46.2
Cost Estimators                                                270   $32,244      20.8         245   $33,750      17.0



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; 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                                                  485   $31,765      56.4         365   $35,066      64.3
Logisticians                                                    10   $25,500       0.0           4   $18,750       0.0
Management Analysts                                            305   $36,167      67.0         215   $41,818      61.7
Meeting and Convention Planners                                  0         .        .            0         .        .
Other Business Operations Specialists                          140   $31,111      30.0          90   $35,595      38.6
Accountants and Auditors                                     1,655   $37,283      79.1       1,360   $39,549      81.6
Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate                        170   $40,469      60.1          95   $40,781      59.4
Budget Analysts                                                  0         .        .            0         .        .
Credit Analysts                                                 55   $26,761      70.2          45   $26,705      75.0
Financial Analysts                                              35   $24,886     100.0          35   $24,886     100.0
Personal Financial Advisors                                    270   $51,786      74.6         225   $65,625      73.2
Insurance Underwriters                                          30   $50,833      59.4          30   $51,389      67.9
Financial Examiners                                             75   $12,500      89.2          45   $32,083      81.4
Loan Counselors and Officers                                   665   $47,005      87.0         610   $48,371      85.8
Tax Examiners, Collectors, and Revenue Agents                   50   $52,778      80.0          50   $53,056      79.2
Tax Preparers                                                   95   $20,114      61.9          40   $31,458      75.6
Financial Specialists, All Other                                20   $55,250      86.4          20   $55,250      86.4

  COMPUTER AND MATHEMATICAL OCCUPATIONS
Computer Scientists and System Analyts                         600   $31,906      55.1         455   $40,353      56.3
Computer Programmers                                           505   $35,682      54.0         380   $41,029      59.4
Computer Software Engineers                                    340   $31,667      51.8         245   $39,327      65.7
Computer Support Specialists                                   685   $19,745      30.0         410   $28,202      43.1
Database Administrators                                         20    $9,545      38.9           4   $38,958     100.0
Network and Computer Systems Administrators                    285   $35,417      39.6         225   $40,057      44.9
Network Systems and Data Communication Analysts                295   $21,563      21.4         195   $40,655      25.4
Actuaries                                                       10   $36,563     100.0          10   $36,563     100.0
Mathematicians                                                   0         .        .            0         .        .
Operations Research Analysts                                    30   $47,083      22.6          25   $32,212      30.4
Statisticians                                                   20   $69,531     100.0          10   $68,281     100.0
Miscellaneous Mathematical Science Occupations                   0         .        .            0         .        .

ARCHITECTURE, ENGINEERING OCCUPATIONS
Architects, Except Naval                                       140   $29,250      66.9         105   $32,885      91.3
Surveyors, Cartographers, and Photogrammetrists                 85   $21,058      52.4          70   $21,779      60.9
Aerospace Engineers                                             25   $43,036      56.5          15   $41,667      42.9
Agricultural Engineers                                          70   $40,625      41.4          40   $42,500      68.4
Biomedical Engineers                                            15   $66,154       7.1          15   $66,250       0.0
Chemical Engineers                                              60   $62,857      89.7          45   $70,313     100.0
Civil Engineers                                                565   $41,287      82.9         440   $42,407      88.4
Computer Hardware Engineers                                     20   $37,955       0.0          10   $38,750       0.0
Electrical and Electronic Engineers                            320   $50,338      67.4         280   $51,689      73.7
Environmental Engineers                                         85   $35,500      66.3          55   $40,357      94.6
Industrial Engineers, Including Health and Safety              245   $46,250      67.6         165   $47,813      76.4
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; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Materials Engineers                                             35   $33,250      88.6          15   $33,750     100.0
Mechanical Engineers                                           240   $46,293      71.4         185   $48,182      80.4
Mining and Geological Engineers,Including Mining
  Safety Engineers                                              30   $44,219      58.1          30   $44,375      60.0
Nuclear Engineers                                                0         .        .            0         .        .
Petroleum Engineers                                             45   $42,063      44.2          30   $47,708      61.3
Engineers, All Others                                          320   $42,035      60.9         260   $44,667      66.2
Drafters                                                       460   $30,712      18.4         410   $31,201      17.0
Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters                       775   $35,587       9.8         595   $39,111       9.4
Surveying and Mapping Technicians                              200   $21,548       0.0         100   $39,000       0.0

  LIFE, PHYSICAL, AND SOCIAL SCIENCE OCCUPATIONS
Agricultural and Food Scientists                               315   $40,985      75.2         235   $42,371      80.9
Biological Scientists                                          160   $38,565      95.0         130   $38,287      99.2
Conservation Scientists and Foresters                           95   $40,125      93.8          80   $41,188      96.2
Medical Scientists                                              15  $125,000     100.0          15  $125,000     100.0
Astronomers and Physicists                                      10   $88,750     100.0          10   $88,750     100.0
Atmospheric and Space Scientists                                65   $30,833      54.7          40   $35,625      72.5
Chemists and Materials Scientists                              125   $40,250      93.7         115   $41,375      92.9
Environmental Scientists and Geoscientists                     110   $45,500      67.6          75   $45,250      66.2
Physical Scientists, All Other                                 155   $32,411     100.0         145   $38,304     100.0
Economists                                                      35   $36,250     100.0          35   $36,250     100.0
Market/Survey Researchers                                       50   $35,750      32.7          40   $34,896      41.0
Psychologists                                                   80   $50,547     100.0          80   $50,547     100.0
Sociologists                                                     0         .        .            0         .        .
Urban and Regional Planners                                     15   $52,969     100.0          15   $52,969     100.0
Miscellaneous Social Scientists and Related Workers             25   $23,000      16.7          15   $24,250      28.6
Agricultural and Food Science Technicians                       80   $37,500      30.5          75   $41,250      31.5
Biological Technicians                                          50   $35,833      55.8          45   $36,458      50.0
Chemical Technicians                                            30   $36,000      46.4          30   $36,000      46.4
Geological and Petroleum Technicians                            30   $50,625      25.0          20   $50,625      36.4
Nuclear Technicians                                              0         .        .            0         .        .
Other Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians           185   $19,297      30.6         140   $26,429      30.4

  COMMUNITY AND SOCIAL SERVICES OCCUPATIONS
Counselors                                                     520   $26,985      67.8         315   $30,129      71.0
Social Workers                                                 390   $27,969      69.9         320   $30,051      78.6
Misc. Community and Social Service Specialists                 285   $24,474      57.3         225   $28,846      70.1
Clergy                                                       1,040   $24,385      87.2         825   $25,845      88.1
Directors, Religious Activities and Education                   15   $16,111      21.4          10   $16,667       0.0
Religious Workers, All Other                                    40   $40,469      87.8          25   $42,031      92.0

  LEGAL OCCUPATIONS
Lawyers                                                        835   $58,920      99.5         695   $61,424      99.4
Judges, Magistrates, and Other Judicial Workers                 45   $76,765     100.0          40   $77,206     100.0
Paralegals and Legal Assistants                                 40   $28,828      43.6          35   $28,958      35.3
Miscellaneous Legal Support Workers                             90   $19,444      51.1          35   $51,042      45.9



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 DAKOTA; 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                                       1,890   $35,802      85.8       1,325   $41,567      89.4
Preschool and Kindergarten Teachers                             10    $9,464       0.0           4   $23,750       0.0
Elementary and Middle School Teachers                        1,995   $31,528      97.2       1,730   $32,304      97.1
Secondary School Teachers                                    1,035   $30,631      95.8         850   $32,280      96.2
Special Education Teachers                                      45   $35,217      95.5          35   $31,563      94.1
Other Teachers and Instructors                                 310   $17,240      32.0         180   $24,643      30.2
Archivists, Curators, and Museum Technicians                    15   $11,458      85.7           4   $16,250       0.0
Librarians                                                      20    $7,115      90.9          10    $6,607      77.8
Library Technicians                                             10    $8,750       0.0           0         .        .
Teacher Assistants                                              80   $12,500      11.3          30   $13,523      22.6
Other Education, Training, and Library Workers                  80   $42,794      91.0          70   $43,235      89.7

  ARTS, DESIGN, ENTERTAINMENT, SPORTS, AND MEDIA
       OCCUPATIONS
Artists and Related Workers                                    110   $22,500      41.1          85   $25,511      43.4
Designers                                                      340   $26,750      48.2         240   $29,762      47.5
Actors                                                           0         .        .            0         .        .
Producers and Directors                                        140   $26,146      32.4         115   $27,083      33.3
Athletes, Coaches, Umpires and Related Workers                 345   $15,461      38.6         140   $22,083      63.0
Dancers and Choreographers                                       0         .        .            0         .        .
Musicians, Singers and Related Workers                          95   $11,944      37.5          35   $27,031      68.6
Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related
  Workers, All Other                                            25    $7,031      26.9           0         .        .
Announcers                                                     225   $19,856      13.8         130   $25,804      18.3
News Analysts, Reporters, and Correspondents                   130   $29,028      73.6          95   $33,036      71.6
Public Relations Specialists                                    90   $35,179      54.3          35   $35,625      73.0
Editors                                                        175   $31,339      68.0         155   $32,321      67.5
Technical Writers                                               50   $42,813      71.2          40   $43,672      68.3
Writers and Authors                                            150   $24,706      66.9         110   $26,833      63.6
Miscellaneous Media and Communication Workers                    0         .        .            0         .        .
Broadcast and Sound Engineering Technicians and
  Radio Operators                                              100   $26,000      23.5          75   $34,688      31.5
Photographers                                                  110   $22,500      36.1          70   $23,359      23.9
Television, Video and Motion Picture Camera
  Operators and Editors                                         25   $16,875      53.8          25   $16,875      53.8
Media and Communication Equipment Workers,
  All Other                                                      4   $28,750       0.0           4   $28,750       0.0

  HEALTHCARE PRACTIONERS AND TECHNICAL OCCUPATIONS
Chiropractors                                                  155   $47,000     100.0         135   $46,000     100.0
Dentists                                                       260  $125,625     100.0         155  $121,071     100.0
Dieticians and Nutritionists                                    25   $28,864      75.0          25   $28,864      75.0
Optometrists                                                   120   $68,333     100.0         100   $70,588     100.0
Pharmacists                                                    390   $57,955      96.4         360   $59,205      97.5
Physicians and Surgeons                                        975  $143,113      99.9         690  $147,660     100.0
Physician Assistants                                            35   $51,607      32.4          30   $60,208      19.4



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 DAKOTA; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Podiatrists                                                      4  $122,500     100.0           4  $122,500     100.0
Registered Nurses                                              375   $36,921      79.3         275   $40,255      78.9
Audiologists                                                    20   $59,205     100.0          20   $59,205     100.0
Occupational Therapists                                         10   $41,667     100.0           4   $66,250     100.0
Physical Therapists                                             90   $49,250      94.3          80   $52,500      93.6
Radiation Therapists                                            15    $9,205      26.7           4   $48,750     100.0
Recreational Therapists                                         20   $14,545      38.9          20   $14,545      38.9
Respiratory Therapists                                          75   $31,893      47.9          70   $31,929      48.6
Speech-Language Pathologists                                    20   $33,000     100.0           4   $33,250     100.0
Therapists, All Others                                          45   $41,328     100.0          30   $42,031     100.0
Veterinarians                                                  105   $51,528     100.0          80   $55,313     100.0
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practioners,
  All Other                                                      0         .        .            0         .        .
Clinical Lab Technologists and Technicians                     155   $33,456      73.2         130   $33,235      75.0
Dental Hygienists                                               10   $23,750     100.0          10   $23,750     100.0
Diagnostic Related Technologists and Technicians               175   $33,542      43.2         140   $38,846      47.9
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics                   125   $30,208      15.1          80   $35,417      16.5
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practioners Support
  Technicians                                                  105   $27,625      12.4          75   $30,735      17.1
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses               75   $20,450      11.0          50   $21,450       0.0
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians              10    $3,750       0.0           0         .        .
Opticians, Dispensing                                           45   $21,953       0.0          35   $22,422       0.0
Miscellaneous Health Technologists and Technicians              80   $45,625      43.0          60   $47,232      34.4
Other Healthcare Practioners and Technical
  Occupations                                                   90   $31,333      65.2          80   $32,250      74.1

HEALTHCARE SUPPORT OCCUPATIONS
Nursing, Psychiatric, and Home Health Aides                    635   $17,500      15.9         420   $18,954      11.7
Occupational Therapist Assistants and Aides                     25   $21,023      25.9           4   $26,250     100.0
Physical Therapist Assistants and Aides                         10   $23,036      36.4          10   $23,036      36.4
Massage Therapists                                              45   $52,500      84.1          20  $140,833     100.0
Dental Assistants                                                4  $155,000     100.0           4  $155,000     100.0
Medical Assistants and Other Healthcare Support
 Occupations                                                   105   $14,514       6.7          45   $23,594       0.0

  PROTECTIVE SERVICE OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Correctional
  Officers                                                      35   $38,542      69.7          25   $38,542      85.2
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Police and
  Detectives                                                   130   $37,109      30.2         115   $38,083      33.3
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Fire Fighting and
  Prevention Workers                                            50   $48,929      30.8          50   $48,929      30.8
Supervisors, Protective Service Workers, All Other              95   $32,500      24.5          70   $33,359      33.3
Fire Fighters                                                  355   $35,521      12.0         305   $36,229      12.5
Fire Inspectors                                                 50   $40,781      23.5          50   $40,833      24.0
Baliffs, Correctional Officers and Jailers                     330   $23,750      30.4         290   $24,150      28.3
Detectives and Criminal Investigators                          160   $41,111      50.6         145   $40,972      52.4
Fish and Game Wardens                                           20   $35,625      77.3          15   $31,875      76.5



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

          NORTH DAKOTA; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Parking Enforcement Workers                                      4    $1,250       0.0           0         .        .
Police and Sheriff Patrol Officers                           1,190   $30,598      32.3       1,040   $31,361      34.3
Transit and Railroad Police                                      0         .        .            0         .        .
Animal Control Workers                                          15   $29,821       0.0           4   $38,750       0.0
Private Detectives and Investigators                            85   $25,000      48.8          45   $28,333      18.2
Security Guards and Gaming Surveillance Officers               620   $19,066       9.8         390   $21,218      12.9
Crossing Guards                                                 55    $9,500       0.0           4   $16,250       0.0
Lifeguards and Other Protective Service Workers                 50    $5,313      13.7          10   $40,625      33.3

  FOOD PREPARATION AND SERVING RELATED OCCUPATIONS
Chefs and Head Cooks                                           140   $18,750       2.9          75   $24,750       2.7
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Food Preparation
  and Serving Workers                                          600   $17,953      10.2         430   $20,526      10.9
Cooks                                                        1,180   $11,492       2.9         585   $14,889       4.6
Food Preparation Workers                                       150    $9,575       3.9          55   $10,903       0.0
Bartenders                                                     820   $11,671      14.5         325   $15,750       5.6
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers,
  Including Fast Food                                           40   $15,000      13.2          20   $17,159       0.0
Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession and
  Coffee Shop                                                   30    $7,105       6.3          10   $18,750       0.0
Waiters and Waitresses                                         535   $10,256       4.1         140   $16,250       0.0
Food Servers, Nonrestaurant                                     50   $11,458       0.0          20   $21,250       0.0
Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender
  Helpers                                                       55   $10,938      10.7          20   $11,563       0.0
Dishwashers                                                    250    $6,685       0.0          50   $13,802       0.0
Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee
  Shop                                                          15    $7,679       0.0           0         .        .
Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers,
  All Other                                                      0         .        .            0         .        .

  BUILDING AND GROUNDS CLEANING AND MAINTENANCE
    OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Housekeeping and
  Janitorial Workers                                           205   $22,176       6.3         165   $22,708       7.8
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Landscaping, Lawn
  Service, and Groundskeeping Workers                          145   $22,125      11.6          85   $32,955      19.8
Janitors and Building Cleaners                               3,820   $16,293       6.0       2,280   $20,542       6.9
Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners                                185    $7,083       5.3          75   $13,973       4.0
Pest Control Workers                                            55   $35,000      17.9          40   $40,893      25.6
Grounds Maintenance Workers                                  1,150    $9,554       4.9         370   $22,111       8.9

  PERSONAL CARE AND SERVICE OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Gaming Workers               55   $22,188      22.6          50   $22,396      23.5
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Personal Service
  Workers                                                       80   $31,083      40.5          75   $31,583      43.8
Animal Trainers                                                 25   $46,250      56.0          20   $70,357      70.0
Nonfarm Animal Caretakers                                       55   $21,250      24.1          30   $25,592      44.8



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; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Gaming Workers                                                 340    $9,701       9.5          95   $15,721       9.7
Motion Picture Projectionists                                   10   $26,250       0.0          10   $26,250       0.0
Ushers,Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers                      25    $6,875       0.0           0         .        .
Miscellaneous Entertainment Attendants and Related
  Workers                                                      100   $10,694      36.6          55   $17,500      51.8
Funeral Service Workers                                         45   $16,563       2.3          20   $19,659       0.0
Barbers                                                        180   $21,458       4.5         125   $28,438       4.8
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists                  70   $20,500       0.0          50   $60,357       0.0
Miscellaneous Personal Appearance Workers                        0         .        .            0         .        .
Baggage Porters, Bellhops, and Concierges                       15   $10,893       0.0           4    $9,375       0.0
Tour and Travel Guides                                          35    $9,659       6.1          20   $20,455       0.0
Transportation Attendants                                       10   $25,000       0.0           4   $23,750       0.0
Child Care Workers                                             180   $11,563       4.4          80   $20,139       0.0
Personal and Home Care Aides                                   155   $15,202      22.6          90   $17,379      17.6
Recreation and Fitness Workers                                 215   $22,143      56.5         150   $26,875      61.5
Residential Advisors                                           165    $8,583      12.0          55   $14,926      35.1
Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other                    25   $85,313       0.0          15   $87,031       0.0

  SALES AND RELATED OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Retail Sales
  Workers                                                    4,510   $30,408      22.7       3,890   $31,188      22.9
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Non-Retail Sales
  Workers                                                    1,725   $36,374      28.9       1,450   $38,550      28.9
Cashiers                                                       905   $11,451      10.4         375   $23,902      14.2
Counter and Rental Clerks                                       95   $11,875      18.1          35   $16,422      18.2
Parts Salespersons                                             740   $24,144       7.7         620   $26,066       7.3
Retail Salespersons                                          3,800   $24,027      20.6       2,540   $30,447      22.7
Advertising Sales Agents                                       240   $34,286      42.1         185   $40,441      48.4
Insurance Sales Agents                                       1,130   $40,260      40.7         895   $45,185      45.5
Securities, Commodities, and Finanancial Services
  Sales Agents                                                 380   $41,548      73.3         330   $55,000      77.4
Travel Agents                                                   80   $26,477      27.2          75   $26,818      27.0
Sales Representatives, Services, All Other                     600   $35,663      30.8         465   $38,846      30.2
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing           2,390   $34,815      26.6       2,055   $36,170      27.3
Models, Demonstrators, and Product Promoters                    25    $7,321      25.9           0         .        .
Real Estate Brokers and Sales Agents                           410   $31,607      40.6         310   $36,023      36.3
Sales Engineers                                                 35   $33,917      39.4          35   $33,917      39.4
Telemarketers                                                  345   $13,536      22.3         125   $17,461      27.2
Door-To-Door Sales Workers, News and Street Vendors
  and Related Workers                                          180   $23,125      14.5         105   $34,514       0.0
Sales and Related Workers, All Other                           260   $39,125      49.4         175   $42,955      42.6

OFFICE AND ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Office and
Administrative Support Workers                               1,260   $34,024      33.5       1,030   $36,387      37.6
Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service              15   $21,875      18.8           4   $40,000      50.0



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; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Telephone Operators                                             10   $27,857       0.0           4   $28,750       0.0
Communication Equipment Operators, All Other                    25   $19,167      11.5           4   $20,000      50.0
Bill and Account Collectors                                    105   $21,207      55.7          55   $22,457      82.5
Billing and Posting Clerks and Machine Operators                50   $23,750       0.0          40   $30,455       0.0
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks                   420   $21,250      36.5         270   $27,016      41.9
Gaming Cage Workers                                              4   $16,250       0.0           4   $16,250       0.0
Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks                                  40   $26,375      30.8          35   $26,625      32.4
Procurement Clerks                                              15   $36,250       0.0          10   $37,000       0.0
Tellers                                                         55   $16,080      12.3          55   $16,193      12.7
Brokerage Clerks                                                 4   $46,250       0.0           4   $46,250       0.0
Correspondence Clerks                                           10   $16,250     100.0          10   $16,250     100.0
Court, Municipal, and License Clerks                             4   $28,750       0.0           0         .        .
Credit Authorizers, Checkers and Clerks                         15   $33,409      42.9          10   $33,750      54.5
Customer Service Representatives                             1,030   $20,558      23.2         670   $24,939      21.4
Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs                   40   $25,417      41.0          25   $22,109      14.8
File Clerks                                                     65   $15,833      31.3          25   $25,909      19.2
Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks                           105    $8,688      12.5          30   $13,750       0.0
Interviewers Except Eligibility and Loan                       200    $8,333      37.4          60   $19,722      51.6
Library Assistants, Clerical                                    15    $2,500      50.0           0         .        .
Loan Interviewers and Clerks                                    25   $28,365     100.0          25   $28,365     100.0
New Account Clerks                                               4   $58,750     100.0           4   $58,750     100.0
Order Clerks                                                    55   $22,292      16.4          40   $27,031      22.0
Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and
  Timekeeping                                                    0         .        .            0         .        .
Receptionists and Information Clerks                            80   $11,442       5.0          30   $20,208      13.3
Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and
  Travel Clerks                                                150   $12,292      27.7          55   $36,513      29.1
Information and Record Clerks, All Other                        25   $36,375       7.4          25   $36,375       7.4
Cargo and Freight Agents                                         0         .        .            0         .        .
Couriers and Messengers                                        200   $19,091      14.9         110   $30,326       6.4
Dispatchers                                                    230   $26,094      14.3         200   $28,068      14.4
Meter Readers, Utilities                                        45   $44,545       0.0          40   $45,000       0.0
Postal Service Clerks                                          185   $36,250      23.4         135   $38,250      30.8
Postal Service Mail Carriers                                   800   $36,982      18.0         665   $37,928      18.7
Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and
  Processing Machine Operators                                 155   $39,167      41.6         150   $39,028      42.7
Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks                    205   $32,143      26.5         185   $32,163      28.9
Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks                        495   $21,391       9.7         370   $22,213       7.0
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers                                 925   $18,275      10.9         555   $23,476      10.1
Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers,
  Recordkeeping                                                 90   $25,972       2.2          70   $29,643       2.9
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants                      240   $30,469      38.4         200   $33,145      34.0
Computer Operators                                             210   $24,868      26.0         155   $28,542      28.0
Data Entry Keyers                                              210   $18,125       8.1          75   $22,857       9.5
Word Processors and Typists                                     15   $20,000       0.0          10   $33,125       0.0
Desktop Publishers                                               0         .        .            0         .        .
Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks                   65   $23,750      65.6          45   $17,292      85.1



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; 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                                                95   $17,000      10.4          65   $25,714       4.7
Office Clerks, General                                         285   $15,046      23.0         165   $20,551      21.0
Office Machine Operators, Except Computer                       35   $25,893       3.0          30   $26,071       0.0
Proofreaders and Copy Markers                                    4    $6,563       0.0           0         .        .
Statistical Assistants                                          95   $27,958      41.2          70   $29,125      39.1
Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other           215   $23,239      26.7         140   $31,250      29.1

FARMING, FISHING, AND FORESTRY OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Farming, Fishing
  and Forestry Workers                                          95   $22,868       5.3          65   $24,500       7.8
Agricultural Inspectors                                         30   $16,719      15.6          15   $35,625      13.3
Animal Breeders                                                  4   $23,125       0.0           4   $23,750       0.0
Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products                     115   $20,341      11.1          60   $31,625      18.6
Miscellaneous Agricultural Workers                           4,215   $15,906       5.9       1,900   $21,379       5.2
Fishers and Related Fishing Workers                              0         .        .            0         .        .
Hunters and Trappers                                             0         .        .            0         .        .
Forest and Conservation Workers                                 25   $15,714      19.2          10   $15,000      50.0
Logging Workers                                                 35   $18,864       0.0          15   $25,000       0.0

CONSTRUCTION AND EXTRACTION WORKERS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Construction
  Trades and Extraction Workers                              2,455   $36,225       8.6       1,695   $39,362       7.3
Boilermakers                                                   100   $35,197       2.0          35   $29,583       0.0
Brickmasons, Blockmasons, and Stonemasons                      280   $26,000       3.5          65   $36,250       0.0
Carpenters                                                   3,285   $21,220       7.0       1,935   $24,198       8.0
Carpet, Floor and Tile Installers and Finishers                420   $22,375       0.9         275   $30,023       1.5
Cement Masons, Concrete Finishers, and Terrazzo
  Workers                                                      450   $22,125       5.8         145   $26,063       0.0
Contruction Laborers                                         2,650   $17,698       5.9       1,105   $24,575       7.8
Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators              35   $22,000       0.0           0         .        .
Pile-Driver Operators                                            0         .        .            0         .        .
Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment
  Operators                                                  2,235   $28,013       3.8       1,165   $30,883       4.9
Drywall Installers, Ceiling Tile Installers, and
  Tapers                                                       255   $25,489       4.3         130   $30,093       4.7
Electricians                                                 1,695   $30,956       6.3       1,255   $34,034       8.0
Glaziers                                                        80   $21,550      16.5          65   $21,842      16.7
Insulation Workers                                             145   $24,444      10.4          55   $30,114       1.8
Painters, Construction and Maintenance                         665   $19,470       7.5         340   $24,784       1.5
Paperhangers                                                     4   $31,250       0.0           4   $31,250       0.0
Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters          1,355   $27,444       3.5         890   $29,426       3.9
Plasterers and Stucco Masons                                    20   $30,417       0.0          15   $30,938       0.0
Reinforcing Iron Workers                                        40   $18,056       0.0          35   $18,750       0.0
Roofers                                                        450   $20,057       2.2         215   $25,833       3.3
Sheet Metal Workers                                            435   $25,565       0.7         310   $27,826       1.0
Structural Iron and Steel Workers                              190   $35,203       0.0          80   $35,192       0.0
Helpers, Construction Trades                                    55   $20,125       0.0          25   $21,750       0.0
Construction and Building Inspectors                           150   $37,813      12.5         115   $50,144      10.6
Elevator Installers and Repairers                               35   $38,942       0.0          30   $39,519       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; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Fence Erectors                                                  30   $19,688       0.0          10   $53,333       0.0
Hazardous Materials Removal Workers                             95   $35,114       2.1          70   $37,273       0.0
Highway Maintenance Workers                                    585   $24,097       5.1         380   $25,904       3.9
Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment
  Operators                                                    185   $31,219       0.0          85   $35,170       0.0
Septic Tank Services and Sewer Pipe Cleaners                    50   $15,000       5.8          35   $20,625       9.1
Miscellaneous Construction and Related Workers                  75   $25,000       0.0          30   $31,563       0.0
Derrick, Rotary Drill, and Service Unit Operators,
  Oil, Gas, and Mining                                         140   $28,333       4.2          35   $26,691       0.0
Earth Drillers Except Oil and Gas                              160   $25,563       2.5          45   $33,333       4.5
Explosives Workers, Ordnance handling Experts, and
  Blasters                                                      25   $22,750       0.0          25   $22,750       0.0
Mining Machine Operators                                       260   $42,813       7.7         195   $47,344      10.3
Roof Bolters, Mining                                             0         .        .            0         .        .
Roustabouts, Oil and Gas                                        15   $25,625      13.3          10   $40,625       0.0
Helpers - Extraction Workers                                    30   $18,125       0.0           4   $27,188       0.0
Other Extraction Workers                                       155   $29,091       1.9         100   $30,000       3.1

INSTALLATION, MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Mechanics,
  Installers and Repairers                                     975   $33,792       7.9         885   $34,190       8.4
Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine
  Repairers                                                    510   $24,250      15.1         415   $26,757      16.3
Radio and Telecommunications Equipment Installers
  and Repairers                                                455   $40,833       9.0         370   $43,466       9.2
Avionics Technicians                                            55   $31,964       0.0          50   $32,143       0.0
Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related  Repairers              95   $20,938       6.5          65   $19,875       9.0
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Transportation
  Equipment                                                     10   $40,893      22.2          10   $40,893      22.2
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Industrial and
  Utility                                                       45   $50,625       0.0          40   $51,016       0.0
Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor
  Vehicles                                                      15   $29,286       0.0          15   $29,286       0.0
Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers
  and Repairers                                                 80   $22,321      21.5          50   $23,906      15.7
Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers                      20   $33,750      10.0          15   $35,893      15.4
Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians                     285   $29,038       8.1         195   $30,950       7.2
Automotive Body and Related Repairers                          625   $25,487       4.5         510   $27,118       4.1
Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers                       35   $23,456       0.0          35   $23,603       0.0
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics                 2,780   $23,125       1.7       2,165   $25,122       1.9
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine
  Specialists                                                1,430   $27,796       2.7       1,130   $29,734       3.5
Heavy Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Service
  Technicians and Mechanics                                  1,185   $28,963       4.5         900   $31,035       5.1
Small Engine Mechanics                                         135   $20,052      13.5          95   $21,771      18.8
Miscellaneous Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Mechanics,
  Installers, and Repairers                                    305   $19,792       1.3         210   $21,556       1.9



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 DAKOTA; 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                      40   $27,426      12.2          40   $30,156      12.8
Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration
  Mechanics and Installers                                     695   $29,625       5.9         615   $30,942       4.7
Home Appliance Repairers                                       100   $27,000       0.0          65   $29,107       0.0
Industrial and Refractory Machinery Mechanics                1,020   $30,141       3.9         825   $31,406       4.4
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General                      1,140   $21,857       6.4         750   $26,337       7.3
Maintenance Workers, Machinery                                  55   $39,464       0.0          40   $39,464       0.0
Millwrights                                                    110   $35,850       0.0          55   $35,298       0.0
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers                 480   $44,511       2.3         440   $44,973       2.5
Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers               205   $35,625      10.2         160   $40,083       9.5
Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers                   140   $35,893      10.6         110   $40,000       6.4
Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and
  Repairers                                                     85   $24,500      12.8          65   $26,375       4.6
Commercial Divers                                               10    $3,750       0.0           0         .        .
Locksmiths and Safe Repairers                                   55   $23,929      11.1          55   $23,929      11.1
Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers                35   $28,661       0.0          30   $28,839       0.0
Riggers                                                         30   $19,286       0.0          15   $20,000       0.0
Signal and Track Switch Repairers                               80   $45,167      21.3          70   $45,667      25.0
Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers          20   $18,438       0.0          10   $20,625       0.0
Other Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers            470   $19,643       3.0         275   $22,179       3.6

PRODUCTION OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Production and
  Operating Workers                                          1,705   $34,556      10.0       1,400   $36,733      10.6
Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems
  Assemblers                                                     4   $16,750       0.0           4   $16,250       0.0
Electrical, Electronics, and Electromechanical
  Assemblers                                                    80   $15,667       5.0          30   $19,500       6.7
Engine and Other Machines Assemblers                            95   $31,932       0.0          80   $35,417       0.0
Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters                        30   $24,844       0.0          25   $25,625       0.0
Miscellaneous Assemblers and Fabricators                     1,565   $22,933       5.3       1,050   $26,820       5.9
Bakers                                                         110   $15,865       7.4          65   $16,905      12.1
Butchers and Other Meat, Poultry, and Fish Processing
  Workers                                                      465   $20,278       2.6         355   $22,222       2.3
Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine
  Operators and Tenders                                         55   $22,589       0.0          45   $22,857       0.0
Food Batchmakers                                                85   $26,111      22.1          75   $26,042      22.1
Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders                       4    $6,250       0.0           0         .        .
Computer Control Programmers and Operators                      35   $27,083      38.9          20   $35,000      77.8
Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                 0         .        .            0         .        .
Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Metal and Plastic                                             10    $9,286       0.0           4   $31,250       0.0
Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Metal and Plastic                                              4   $21,563       0.0           4   $23,750       0.0
Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters,
  Operators and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                     215   $25,268       8.8         185   $27,232       7.1



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; 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                                 4   $10,000       0.0           4   $10,000       0.0
Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine
  Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal
   and Plastic                                                  55   $25,313      12.7          40   $32,885      17.5
Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                70   $37,050       7.0          70   $37,050       7.0
Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                     4   $23,750       0.0           4   $23,750       0.0
Machinists                                                     625   $29,961       4.8         520   $31,250       5.2
Metal Furnace and Kiln Operators and Tenders                    10   $35,625       0.0           4   $26,875       0.0
Model Makers and Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic                0         .        .            0         .        .
Molders and Molding Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                    55   $29,028       1.8          40   $42,500       0.0
Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Metal and Plastic                                              4   $31,250     100.0           0         .        .
Tool and Die Makers                                             40   $28,977       0.0          35   $29,659       0.0
Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Workers                      2,500   $28,516       1.3       1,775   $31,191       1.5
Heat Treating Equipment Equipment Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                 0         .        .            0         .        .
Lay-Out Workers, Metal and Plastic                              30   $29,375       0.0          20   $31,250       0.0
Plating and Coating Machine Setters, operators, and
  Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                    10   $11,250       0.0          10   $11,250       0.0
Tool Grinders, Filers and Sharpeners                            20    $9,028       0.0          20    $8,750       0.0
Metalworkers and Plastic Workers, All Others                   380   $26,591       0.3         205   $31,818       0.5
Bookbinders and Bindery Workers                                 20    $9,219       9.1           4   $23,125      33.3
Job Printers                                                    55   $19,219       0.0          50   $20,179       0.0
Prepress Technicians and Workers                                20   $10,000       0.0          15   $35,469       0.0
Printing Machine Operators                                     210   $23,958       0.9         165   $26,346       1.2
Laundry and Dry Cleaning Workers                               230   $20,352      17.2         130   $20,110       9.9
Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials               15   $11,023       0.0          10   $11,250       0.0
Sewing Machine Operators                                        80   $16,316       0.0          35   $19,107       0.0
Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers                          40   $12,750      10.5          20   $12,750      22.2
Shoe Machine Operators and Tenders                               4   $36,250       0.0           4   $36,250       0.0
Tailors, Dressmakers, and Sewers                                30   $22,396       0.0          10   $34,375       0.0
Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and
  Tenders                                                       10   $47,083       0.0          10   $47,083       0.0
Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders                                                       10    $4,028       0.0           0         .        .
Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters,
  Operators, and Tenders                                         0         .        .            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                                                    80   $21,667       7.3          70   $20,625       8.5
Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other            30   $22,917       0.0          20   $23,889       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; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters                             210   $21,935      13.0         190   $23,333      10.0
Furniture Finishers                                             25   $18,036      23.1          20   $18,750       0.0
Model Makers and Patternmakers, Wood                             0         .        .            0         .        .
Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood           110   $22,375       7.3          80   $24,706      10.3
Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Except Sawing                                                 60   $19,167      11.3          35   $23,750       0.0
Woodworkers, All Other                                         105   $22,639       8.7          75   $24,583      12.0
Power Plant Operators, Distributors, and Dispatchers           270   $52,176       6.7         245   $52,250       6.1
Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators                      220   $30,870       8.3         210   $30,978       8.6
Water and Liquid Waste Treatment Plant and System
  Workers                                                      240   $26,840       8.7         225   $27,153       9.4
Miscellaneous Plant and System Operators                       210   $37,188       3.8         170   $41,544       4.7
Chemical Processing Machine Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders                                                  205   $25,850      11.2         150   $30,250      14.1
Crushing, Grinding, Polishing, Mixing, and Blending
  Workers                                                      140   $24,063       0.0         110   $27,647       0.0
Cutting Workers                                                115   $17,500       5.3          60   $31,875       9.8
Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine
  Setters, Operators, and Tenders                               60   $27,132       3.4          45   $27,132       4.4
Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and
  Tenders                                                       55   $19,500       0.0          15   $36,875       0.0
Inspectors, Testers, Sorter, Samplers, and Weighers            820   $28,315      19.7         590   $31,434      20.7
Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers                   25   $26,250      22.2          25   $26,250      22.2
Medical, Dental and Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians          105   $21,193      18.9          95   $21,318      21.1
Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders            150   $17,986       0.0          85   $20,489       0.0
Painting Workers                                               375   $29,375       3.7         300   $31,382       4.6
Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine
  Workers                                                       90    $9,063      37.8          60   $14,028      47.5
Semiconductor Processors                                         0         .        .            0         .        .
Cementing and Gluing Machine Operators and Tenders              10   $31,500       0.0           4   $31,500       0.0
Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment
  Operators and Tenders                                         30   $31,544       0.0          15   $60,625       0.0
Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders             4   $11,250       0.0           0         .        .
Etchers and Engravers                                           10    $2,000      25.0           4    $4,375      66.7
Molders, Shapers, and Casters, except Metal and
  Plastic                                                       35   $15,000      30.6          15   $18,750      41.2
Paper Goods Machines Setters, Operators, and Tenders            10    $4,167       0.0           4   $21,250       0.0
Tire Builders                                                    4   $16,250       0.0           4   $16,250       0.0
Helpers-Production Workers                                      45   $16,688       0.0          35   $20,417       0.0
Production Workers, All Other                                1,235   $23,338       7.0         815   $27,217       8.3

TRANSPORTATION AND MATERIAL MOVING OCCUPATIONS
Supervisors, Transportation and Material Moving
  Workers                                                      590   $31,349      11.7         445   $34,511      14.2
Aircraft Pilots and Flight Engineers                           330   $35,132      54.0         200   $35,724      54.2
Air Traffic Controllers and Airfield Operations
  Specialists                                                  105   $50,313      38.1          90   $51,979      44.9



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 DAKOTA; 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                                           10   $31,071       0.0           4   $31,000       0.0
Bus Drivers                                                    900   $16,544      10.4         365   $23,284      15.9
Driver/Sales Workers and Truck Drivers                       9,425   $26,710       5.1       6,110   $30,329       4.7
Taxi Drivers and Chauffers                                     290   $15,952       9.0         100   $20,729       6.9
Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other                              40   $17,679       0.0           4   $26,250       0.0
Locomotive Engineers and Operators                             475   $60,208      11.6         380   $61,486      11.0
Railroad Brake, Signal, and Switch Operators                    90   $39,306      23.1          55   $55,417      36.8
Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters                            355   $61,034       9.8         295   $61,525      10.9
Subway, Streetcar, and Other Rail Transportation
  Workers                                                      105   $31,705       0.0          55   $41,875       0.0
Sailors and Marine Oilers                                        4   $31,250       0.0           0         .        .
Ship and Boat Captains and Operators                            10   $60,938       0.0          10   $61,250       0.0
Ship Engineers                                                   0         .        .            0         .        .
Bridge and Lock Tenders                                          0         .        .            0         .        .
Parking Lot Attendants                                          40    $4,286      14.3           4   $13,750       0.0
Service Station Attendants                                     265   $15,547       1.1         175   $19,432       1.7
Transportation Inspectors                                      105   $34,318       3.8          80   $34,773       1.2
Other Transportation Workers                                    35   $19,886       0.0          25   $25,893       0.0
Conveyor Operators and Tenders                                  35   $23,393       5.7          25   $24,821       0.0
Crane and Tower Operators                                      140   $28,542       0.0         120   $28,646       0.0
Dredge, Excavating, and Loading Machine Operators              240   $32,632       0.0         135   $36,550       0.0
Hoist and Winch Operators                                       50   $22,153       8.2           4   $16,750       0.0
Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators                         620   $21,926       1.9         380   $24,628       2.6
Cleaners of  Vehicles and Equipment                            440   $14,694       0.7         215   $17,091       0.9
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Materials Movers,
  Hand                                                       3,420   $20,173       5.0       1,965   $24,187       6.3
Machine Feeders and Offbearers                                  55   $24,219       3.5          55   $23,594       3.8
Packers and Packagers, Hand                                    235   $17,462       5.1         125   $23,625       0.0
Pumping Station Operators                                      165   $30,625       1.2         140   $31,250       1.4
Refuse and Recyclable Materials Collectors                     260   $11,741       3.1         155   $16,786       0.0
Shuttle Car Operators                                            0         .        .            0         .        .
Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders                               15   $30,000       0.0          10   $28,750       0.0
Material Moving Workers, All Other                             245   $25,489       4.1         160   $29,750       6.2

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