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TABLE 2. Earnings by Detailed Occupation: 1999: New Jersey: Both Sexes

(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                                           4,182,135   $32,191      34.9   2,791,755   $40,703      37.8

  MANAGEMENT OCCUPATIONS
Chief executives                                            51,035  $100,607      67.1      43,770  $103,368      67.8
General and Operations Managers                             32,610   $62,081      52.6      28,325   $65,994      52.5
Legislators                                                    350   $28,558      60.7         125   $47,202      67.7
Advertising and Promotions Managers                          4,015   $48,595      73.6       3,165   $52,144      73.3
Marketing and Sales Managers                                47,675   $63,309      67.9      38,740   $70,779      68.7
Public Relations Managers                                    2,430   $57,009      65.9       1,980   $62,379      67.5
Administrative Services Managers                             4,090   $54,918      42.5       3,470   $56,622      41.7
Computer and Information Systems Managers                   18,140   $79,814      65.8      15,965   $81,708      66.2
Financial Managers                                          44,535   $60,243      64.4      37,575   $62,739      65.1
Human Resources Managers                                    17,660   $50,896      52.1      14,020   $55,423      54.6
Industrial Production Managers                              10,560   $57,477      43.0       9,225   $60,355      41.8
Purchasing Managers                                          7,160   $56,086      56.6       6,130   $59,850      58.0
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers          10,500   $45,019      25.6       8,850   $47,022      25.4
Farm, Ranch, and Other Agricultural Managers                 1,390   $31,882      27.0         950   $36,310      30.0
Farmers and Ranchers                                         2,115   $19,091      23.4       1,380   $27,780      25.6
Construction Managers                                       18,220   $52,029      30.1      14,445   $59,782      31.6
Education Administrators                                    22,265   $57,815      80.2      16,025   $62,335      80.9
Engineering Managers                                         5,455   $85,593      79.6       5,000   $86,810      80.0
Food Service Managers                                       19,995   $32,271      25.5      14,915   $36,420      26.3
Funeral Directors                                            1,330   $51,431      42.5       1,095   $53,879      45.1
Gaming Managers                                              1,310   $37,949      24.2         740   $55,034      31.8
Lodging Managers                                             3,365   $32,389      38.5       2,375   $38,171      41.0
Medical and Health Services Managers                        13,650   $50,410      58.4      10,800   $53,811      60.1
Natural Sciences Managers                                    1,110   $90,474      93.6         990   $90,690      92.8
Postmasters and Mail Superintendents                           700   $59,643      30.2         630   $61,250      30.0
Property, Real Estate, and Community Association
  Managers                                                  11,530   $41,539      36.0       8,760   $49,589      37.6
Social and Community Service Managers                        6,560   $41,300      66.8       5,165   $46,331      67.6
Managers, All Other                                         77,265   $60,221      55.9      63,565   $65,065      57.1

  BUSINESS AND FINANCIAL OPERATIONS OCCUPATIONS
Agents and Business Managers of Artists,Performers,
  and Athletes                                               1,405   $36,047      59.2         930   $46,318      59.4
Purchasing Agents and Buyers, Farm Products                    140   $62,614      39.6         120   $64,545      41.0
Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products            8,620   $35,730      40.3       6,225   $41,371      42.8
Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and
  Farm Products                                              7,915   $40,701      42.2       6,445   $42,873      41.3
Claims Adusters, Appraisers, Examiners, and
  Investigators                                             10,985   $38,852      47.0       8,665   $41,245      47.1
Compliance Officers, Except Agriculture, Construction,
  Health and Safety, and Transportation                      4,150   $47,798      55.0       3,250   $51,516      58.3
Cost Estimators                                              2,815   $51,179      31.3       2,210   $55,972      33.3



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

          NEW JERSEY; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               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                                               32,700   $40,542      52.7      24,380   $44,537      52.8
Logisticians                                                 1,955   $49,267      45.6       1,715   $51,479      48.3
Management Analysts                                         25,010   $61,577      77.9      17,285   $70,840      79.3
Meeting and Convention Planners                              1,325   $35,823      50.8         955   $39,000      46.5
Other Business Operations Specialists                        8,900   $37,425      41.4       6,635   $42,178      43.3
Accountants and Auditors                                    73,895   $46,570      81.7      57,550   $51,557      83.1
Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate                      2,525   $41,915      48.7       1,970   $48,298      50.3
Budget Analysts                                              1,330   $48,887      65.2       1,125   $50,609      65.8
Credit Analysts                                              1,805   $38,931      62.3       1,470   $40,687      62.0
Financial Analysts                                           3,750   $66,201      88.1       3,045   $71,413      87.6
Personal Financial Advisors                                 12,915   $60,743      78.3       9,925   $67,220      78.7
Insurance Underwriters                                       4,230   $46,659      62.8       3,470   $50,422      61.9
Financial Examiners                                            650   $65,000      90.6         545   $66,548      89.4
Loan Counselors and Officers                                 8,885   $41,587      48.1       7,225   $46,014      50.7
Tax Examiners, Collectors, and Revenue Agents                2,705   $45,868      53.2       2,215   $50,236      56.0
Tax Preparers                                                3,025   $19,230      59.4       1,105   $55,938      65.2
Financial Specialists, All Other                             1,985   $46,498      56.5       1,655   $49,423      54.7

  COMPUTER AND MATHEMATICAL OCCUPATIONS
Computer Scientists and System Analyts                      35,865   $59,204      64.5      27,785   $62,326      65.5
Computer Programmers                                        37,180   $60,616      73.1      28,615   $63,782      73.6
Computer Software Engineers                                 35,145   $68,303      82.2      27,975   $71,631      81.4
Computer Support Specialists                                14,835   $42,829      41.3      11,265   $47,383      42.4
Database Administrators                                      3,915   $61,653      72.0       3,045   $68,766      71.3
Network and Computer Systems Administrators                  7,960   $52,134      49.1       6,440   $55,359      49.5
Network Systems and Data Communication Analysts             13,570   $52,933      56.0      10,320   $60,404      55.7
Actuaries                                                    1,915   $80,063      95.4       1,635   $82,373      97.4
Mathematicians                                                 245   $71,375      91.4         175   $83,365     100.0
Operations Research Analysts                                 3,825   $51,958      65.0       2,920   $57,000      63.2
Statisticians                                                1,100   $63,750      92.4         915   $69,625      93.8
Miscellaneous Mathematical Science Occupations                 205   $51,438      92.3         160   $60,375      95.7

ARCHITECTURE, ENGINEERING OCCUPATIONS
Architects, Except Naval                                     6,390   $50,136      82.8       4,775   $55,717      87.5
Surveyors, Cartographers, and Photogrammetrists                700   $47,112      86.7         530   $56,176      89.1
Aerospace Engineers                                          1,415   $66,023      77.5       1,215   $68,170      77.8
Agricultural Engineers                                           4   $38,750     100.0           4   $38,750     100.0
Biomedical Engineers                                           390   $61,067      80.6         335   $64,464      83.8
Chemical Engineers                                           3,850   $67,366      86.2       3,255   $72,086      85.6
Civil Engineers                                              9,990   $61,991      86.4       8,475   $66,293      87.5
Computer Hardware Engineers                                  2,760   $62,992      67.7       2,170   $66,037      67.3
Electrical and Electronic Engineers                         11,695   $70,190      78.2      10,105   $71,968      78.4
Environmental Engineers                                      1,435   $56,815      91.3       1,230   $60,231      91.5
Industrial Engineers, Including Health and Safety            4,745   $55,305      70.4       3,950   $57,335      68.4
Marine Engineers and Naval Architects                          330   $67,462      84.0         255   $70,595      85.9



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.)

          NEW JERSEY; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Materials Engineers                                            660   $58,333      69.8         575   $61,949      75.4
Mechanical Engineers                                         5,955   $57,828      68.0       4,925   $61,014      70.0
Mining and Geological Engineers,Including Mining
  Safety Engineers                                              20   $27,125      19.0          20   $26,875      10.5
Nuclear Engineers                                              145   $76,477      67.1         110   $78,000      78.6
Petroleum Engineers                                            125   $77,112      96.9         115   $77,155      96.5
Engineers, All Others                                       10,530   $65,076      80.4       8,760   $68,445      80.5
Drafters                                                     5,545   $39,809      23.0       4,125   $42,190      21.5
Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters                    11,625   $41,180      19.0       9,100   $45,307      17.8
Surveying and Mapping Technicians                            2,140   $39,014       3.6       1,665   $42,588       3.7

  LIFE, PHYSICAL, AND SOCIAL SCIENCE OCCUPATIONS
Agricultural and Food Scientists                               700   $42,986      70.4         490   $47,256      72.5
Biological Scientists                                        2,500   $41,426      93.1       1,805   $50,998      93.2
Conservation Scientists and Foresters                          150   $47,708      80.1         120   $48,889      80.8
Medical Scientists                                           4,325   $60,458     100.0       3,520   $62,146     100.0
Astronomers and Physicists                                     535   $65,042      95.9         430   $68,942      98.6
Atmospheric and Space Scientists                               160   $53,359      74.8         115   $57,625      75.4
Chemists and Materials Scientists                            8,665   $53,057      93.1       7,180   $56,250      93.6
Environmental Scientists and Geoscientists                   2,240   $49,207      93.1       1,775   $53,450      94.6
Physical Scientists, All Other                               7,630   $56,712      97.4       6,035   $63,672      97.4
Economists                                                     730   $72,414     100.0         590   $80,341     100.0
Market/Survey Researchers                                    4,245   $47,904      76.4       2,980   $54,825      78.6
Psychologists                                                6,260   $50,149      99.5       2,890   $60,154      99.3
Sociologists                                                    50   $65,469     100.0          35   $66,406     100.0
Urban and Regional Planners                                    775   $62,473      98.1         605   $65,313      98.7
Miscellaneous Social Scientists and Related Workers            660   $35,404      92.6         445   $42,273      93.2
Agricultural and Food Science Technicians                      600   $35,878      38.6         455   $39,737      39.4
Biological Technicians                                         455   $32,196      49.4         360   $36,359      48.5
Chemical Technicians                                         4,780   $40,447      37.4       3,815   $42,476      37.5
Geological and Petroleum Technicians                           290   $54,074      37.2         260   $54,722      32.9
Nuclear Technicians                                            180   $66,014      24.2         155   $66,081      18.6
Other Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians         4,410   $29,647      37.9       2,615   $39,669      32.0

  COMMUNITY AND SOCIAL SERVICES OCCUPATIONS
Counselors                                                  16,255   $33,600      74.4       8,525   $35,885      71.9
Social Workers                                              21,440   $36,034      79.1      14,915   $38,852      77.0
Misc. Community and Social Service Specialists               8,280   $32,469      54.0       5,915   $36,941      58.3
Clergy                                                       8,725   $25,195      80.8       6,425   $29,649      83.2
Directors, Religious Activities and Education                1,175   $25,091      70.3         610   $32,271      81.6
Religious Workers, All Other                                 1,735   $17,236      56.5         785   $26,829      61.4

  LEGAL OCCUPATIONS
Lawyers                                                     37,655   $82,066      99.8      31,110   $90,552      99.8
Judges, Magistrates, and Other Judicial Workers              1,660   $71,544      83.9       1,355   $81,645      84.9
Paralegals and Legal Assistants                             11,105   $33,120      43.9       7,595   $37,523      41.8
Miscellaneous Legal Support Workers                          6,760   $33,024      37.2       4,300   $40,714      36.4



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.)

          NEW JERSEY; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               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                                      27,720   $40,745      89.7      16,985   $54,872      91.3
Preschool and Kindergarten Teachers                         13,690   $15,663      51.3       7,680   $20,664      48.7
Elementary and Middle School Teachers                      110,435   $39,869      94.1      78,200   $45,145      96.7
Secondary School Teachers                                   31,920   $43,791      95.3      24,105   $49,467      96.8
Special Education Teachers                                   7,805   $38,192      94.0       6,040   $40,616      95.0
Other Teachers and Instructors                              14,605   $17,299      56.0       4,945   $33,590      52.7
Archivists, Curators, and Museum Technicians                   810   $32,969      73.0         550   $40,614      77.6
Librarians                                                   6,525   $37,171      85.7       3,500   $41,785      89.3
Library Technicians                                            910   $12,355      23.4         310   $24,970      13.2
Teacher Assistants                                          30,960   $11,560      18.3       5,900   $19,373      15.7
Other Education, Training, and Library Workers               1,925   $47,375      85.7         855   $58,100      85.9

  ARTS, DESIGN, ENTERTAINMENT, SPORTS, AND MEDIA
       OCCUPATIONS
Artists and Related Workers                                  7,365   $29,894      52.9       4,105   $40,119      54.2
Designers                                                   26,665   $34,964      47.4      17,110   $41,833      48.5
Actors                                                         910   $20,111      66.7         220   $50,526      49.5
Producers and Directors                                      4,650   $55,676      76.3       3,340   $61,822      77.4
Athletes, Coaches, Umpires and Related Workers               4,245   $22,010      49.4       1,570   $36,031      55.2
Dancers and Choreographers                                     430   $22,031      10.9         155   $26,414      15.7
Musicians, Singers and Related Workers                       5,870   $23,427      52.2       1,880   $39,665      54.1
Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related
  Workers, All Other                                           975   $22,736      29.3         300   $36,500      32.8
Announcers                                                   1,120   $32,183      37.0         670   $41,958      43.0
News Analysts, Reporters, and Correspondents                 3,205   $41,554      84.4       2,215   $49,056      86.2
Public Relations Specialists                                 4,630   $37,197      70.8       2,900   $47,545      74.0
Editors                                                      9,055   $38,943      82.5       6,340   $45,051      83.3
Technical Writers                                            2,885   $50,955      71.3       1,900   $58,496      70.4
Writers and Authors                                          5,235   $37,149      84.9       3,055   $50,739      84.3
Miscellaneous Media and Communication Workers                1,760   $29,918      51.6         750   $37,411      53.3
Broadcast and Sound Engineering Technicians and
  Radio Operators                                            2,985   $42,321      34.2       2,095   $49,552      33.6
Photographers                                                3,260   $26,486      42.5       1,780   $35,894      41.4
Television, Video and Motion Picture Camera
  Operators and Editors                                      1,235   $39,091      49.5         755   $46,050      46.4
Media and Communication Equipment Workers,
  All Other                                                     25   $46,736      72.0          15   $47,500      50.0

  HEALTHCARE PRACTIONERS AND TECHNICAL OCCUPATIONS
Chiropractors                                                2,385   $61,078      96.5       1,690   $71,000      96.8
Dentists                                                     6,840   $98,006      99.9       3,945  $102,943      99.9
Dieticians and Nutritionists                                 2,715   $33,237      70.6       1,590   $38,638      70.1
Optometrists                                                   800   $71,186     100.0         570   $78,750     100.0
Pharmacists                                                  7,710   $62,462      97.7       5,755   $68,015      99.1
Physicians and Surgeons                                     26,850  $119,022      99.6      19,860  $132,126      99.7
Physician Assistants                                         1,070   $31,175      53.2         715   $37,535      50.9



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.)

          NEW JERSEY; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Podiatrists                                                    695   $75,581     100.0         510   $78,542     100.0
Registered Nurses                                           79,355   $45,454      59.5      47,330   $51,517      58.9
Audiologists                                                   300   $47,022      99.0         170   $51,167     100.0
Occupational Therapists                                      2,325   $42,872      94.7       1,015   $50,666      94.1
Physical Therapists                                          5,250   $48,213      91.5       2,985   $53,737      90.9
Radiation Therapists                                           335   $50,054      30.8         225   $52,679      31.4
Recreational Therapists                                        630   $28,488      64.9         450   $30,589      67.2
Respiratory Therapists                                       2,030   $44,783      32.1       1,545   $47,262      34.7
Speech-Language Pathologists                                 3,375   $41,350      99.1       1,010   $47,936      97.8
Therapists, All Others                                       2,320   $30,970      81.8       1,190   $39,286      79.1
Veterinarians                                                1,420   $62,906      98.6       1,040   $67,338      98.1
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practioners,
  All Other                                                    225   $36,389      80.5         125   $60,521      90.2
Clinical Lab Technologists and Technicians                  10,270   $35,210      59.0       6,770   $40,451      61.0
Dental Hygienists                                            3,890   $32,440      24.2       1,195   $42,031      22.1
Diagnostic Related Technologists and Technicians             7,695   $37,883      23.4       5,060   $42,734      22.7
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics                 3,270   $31,043      14.2       2,330   $35,261      15.3
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practioners Support
  Technicians                                                7,195   $21,362      22.4       3,885   $27,613      18.3
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses           16,400   $30,002      10.0       9,655   $33,783      10.4
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians           1,765   $25,493      21.3       1,220   $28,089      19.9
Opticians, Dispensing                                        1,670   $37,558      25.3       1,270   $40,670      23.2
Miscellaneous Health Technologists and Technicians           2,510   $30,841      30.9       1,765   $33,446      28.9
Other Healthcare Practioners and Technical
  Occupations                                                1,860   $44,524      73.1       1,445   $49,758      71.8

HEALTHCARE SUPPORT OCCUPATIONS
Nursing, Psychiatric, and Home Health Aides                 54,270   $19,125       8.9      29,450   $23,537       8.8
Occupational Therapist Assistants and Aides                    160   $31,628      18.5          95   $32,727       7.3
Physical Therapist Assistants and Aides                      1,450   $25,370      26.6         700   $31,338      27.3
Massage Therapists                                           1,620   $17,624      30.9         580   $25,563      21.0
Dental Assistants                                            7,450   $20,706       9.0       3,230   $26,899       5.8
Medical Assistants and Other Healthcare Support
 Occupations                                                16,800   $21,166      13.4       9,000   $26,270      12.8

  PROTECTIVE SERVICE OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Correctional
  Officers                                                   1,270   $61,489      18.6       1,120   $61,928      20.2
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Police and
  Detectives                                                 5,130   $77,086      34.0       4,575   $77,669      34.7
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Fire Fighting and
  Prevention Workers                                         1,555   $75,978      15.3       1,335   $75,859      15.9
Supervisors, Protective Service Workers, All Other           3,500   $35,853      23.7       2,800   $38,612      25.3
Fire Fighters                                                6,275   $60,086       9.6       5,460   $60,639       8.3
Fire Inspectors                                                770   $43,634      12.9         585   $46,196      14.7
Baliffs, Correctional Officers and Jailers                  11,320   $50,341       8.9       9,745   $50,815       8.6
Detectives and Criminal Investigators                        5,995   $62,273      50.9       5,480   $63,122      51.9
Fish and Game Wardens                                           55   $32,583      31.6          50   $32,024      18.8



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.)

          NEW JERSEY; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Parking Enforcement Workers                                    275   $24,779      11.0         200   $26,146       7.5
Police and Sheriff Patrol Officers                          24,955   $60,179      26.7      21,500   $61,126      27.2
Transit and Railroad Police                                     45   $25,083       0.0          10   $23,750       0.0
Animal Control Workers                                         335   $31,656       7.5         245   $31,830       0.0
Private Detectives and Investigators                         2,475   $42,576      47.7       1,875   $51,313      54.6
Security Guards and Gaming Surveillance Officers            27,150   $20,816      12.1      15,915   $26,362      13.3
Crossing Guards                                              5,065    $7,279       3.2         405   $23,281       1.7
Lifeguards and Other Protective Service Workers              1,195    $6,505      18.6         265   $30,119      34.6

  FOOD PREPARATION AND SERVING RELATED OCCUPATIONS
Chefs and Head Cooks                                        11,830   $26,774      11.0       8,405   $30,414      11.2
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Food Preparation
  and Serving Workers                                       12,385   $21,427      14.4       7,325   $27,408      15.8
Cooks                                                       31,745   $15,999       4.8      16,325   $20,969       4.2
Food Preparation Workers                                    11,045   $12,316       5.4       4,550   $19,997       4.3
Bartenders                                                   9,785   $15,527      13.3       4,445   $21,893      12.5
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers,
  Including Fast Food                                        6,940   $12,632       5.7       2,715   $19,606       5.8
Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession and
  Coffee Shop                                                3,415    $8,884       8.8       1,120   $15,820      13.1
Waiters and Waitresses                                      37,760   $11,721      10.7      12,695   $19,225      10.7
Food Servers, Nonrestaurant                                  4,525   $17,843       7.4       2,155   $23,133       9.5
Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender
  Helpers                                                    7,600    $9,571       7.2       2,045   $17,253       8.6
Dishwashers                                                  3,810   $11,547       2.6       1,830   $15,967       3.3
Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee
  Shop                                                       3,015   $11,497      12.4         915   $20,405      15.9
Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers,
  All Other                                                    170   $13,542      17.8          65   $23,393      32.8

  BUILDING AND GROUNDS CLEANING AND MAINTENANCE
    OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Housekeeping and
  Janitorial Workers                                         6,100   $30,347       9.3       4,590   $33,043       9.5
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Landscaping, Lawn
  Service, and Groundskeeping Workers                        4,355   $32,037      18.8       2,685   $40,212      22.8
Janitors and Building Cleaners                              56,545   $20,995       4.5      33,820   $26,663       4.2
Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners                             31,570   $14,040       5.2      14,865   $19,081       4.1
Pest Control Workers                                         1,730   $29,909      13.1       1,250   $32,489      11.4
Grounds Maintenance Workers                                 24,200   $19,746       6.5      11,570   $27,898       6.7

  PERSONAL CARE AND SERVICE OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Gaming Workers            4,145   $41,271      23.9       3,200   $43,408      23.2
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Personal Service
  Workers                                                    4,400   $25,411      25.1       2,965   $30,852      27.0
Animal Trainers                                              1,075   $22,459      17.4         795   $27,500      15.0
Nonfarm Animal Caretakers                                    2,680   $16,335      14.1       1,355   $21,672      13.2



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.)

          NEW JERSEY; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Gaming Workers                                               7,910   $31,514      11.3       4,975   $35,209      11.6
Motion Picture Projectionists                                  175   $16,607      27.6          95   $40,156      33.0
Ushers,Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers                   1,725   $17,679      11.6         905   $26,623       9.8
Miscellaneous Entertainment Attendants and Related
  Workers                                                    3,320   $12,873      18.0       1,220   $25,369      19.4
Funeral Service Workers                                        550   $14,943      11.1         255   $28,315      19.2
Barbers                                                      2,515   $21,487       2.7       1,600   $26,594       2.9
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists              20,485   $14,672       4.3       9,890   $20,231       4.2
Miscellaneous Personal Appearance Workers                    5,735   $14,371      10.7       2,550   $20,609      13.8
Baggage Porters, Bellhops, and Concierges                    1,700   $21,182      11.0       1,070   $24,579      13.7
Tour and Travel Guides                                         675    $7,540      37.7         135   $27,321      49.3
Transportation Attendants                                    4,960   $21,560      27.0       1,775   $29,906      35.6
Child Care Workers                                          30,725    $9,367      12.4      10,545   $16,439      14.8
Personal and Home Care Aides                                 4,235   $14,122      10.8       2,015   $18,647      12.3
Recreation and Fitness Workers                               7,690   $19,031      41.0       3,575   $30,266      48.0
Residential Advisors                                         1,310   $21,806      30.3         750   $27,821      27.7
Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other                 1,205   $15,077      21.5         455   $27,420      21.9

  SALES AND RELATED OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Retail Sales
  Workers                                                   85,640   $32,887      26.5      66,115   $37,471      27.5
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Non-Retail Sales
  Workers                                                   36,240   $49,408      44.1      29,855   $52,261      44.9
Cashiers                                                    58,375   $12,391      10.8      23,355   $20,815      13.1
Counter and Rental Clerks                                    4,450   $11,320      16.1       1,880   $25,515      13.1
Parts Salespersons                                           2,535   $30,661       9.7       1,970   $33,210       9.7
Retail Salespersons                                         92,435   $18,389      23.3      47,015   $31,308      25.6
Advertising Sales Agents                                     8,000   $39,670      55.6       5,655   $47,779      60.1
Insurance Sales Agents                                      14,590   $46,734      51.5      11,315   $52,147      51.7
Securities, Commodities, and Finanancial Services
  Sales Agents                                              26,610   $64,499      67.1      20,870   $75,500      68.0
Travel Agents                                                6,165   $25,110      29.2       3,760   $31,362      27.7
Sales Representatives, Services, All Other                  21,295   $50,344      51.7      16,470   $57,706      53.4
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing          50,220   $47,765      48.6      39,695   $52,901      51.1
Models, Demonstrators, and Product Promoters                 1,630   $15,039      25.9         595   $47,404      47.7
Real Estate Brokers and Sales Agents                        22,595   $31,587      38.2      13,245   $44,125      39.9
Sales Engineers                                              1,245   $71,912      73.9       1,140   $72,436      74.3
Telemarketers                                                5,340   $13,131      18.4       1,815   $27,210      26.4
Door-To-Door Sales Workers, News and Street Vendors
  and Related Workers                                        4,590   $13,430      19.5       1,705   $27,074      19.7
Sales and Related Workers, All Other                         7,025   $36,927      54.3       4,735   $46,482      58.8

OFFICE AND ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Office and
Administrative Support Workers                              67,560   $36,246      28.1      52,840   $39,651      28.5
Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service           1,985   $22,219      13.2       1,170   $27,426      11.1



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.)

          NEW JERSEY; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Telephone Operators                                          2,740   $26,181       6.1       1,510   $32,273       7.7
Communication Equipment Operators, All Other                   570   $24,028      11.1         385   $28,450       7.0
Bill and Account Collectors                                  6,040   $27,607      19.5       4,265   $31,395      20.5
Billing and Posting Clerks and Machine Operators            15,865   $25,419      16.4      10,385   $29,025      15.8
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks                62,305   $26,458      17.8      38,725   $30,904      16.2
Gaming Cage Workers                                            465   $21,645      14.6         340   $25,281      18.6
Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks                               7,310   $31,066      15.5       5,090   $34,952      16.7
Procurement Clerks                                           1,575   $32,370      24.2       1,180   $36,516      25.3
Tellers                                                     12,615   $17,134      13.1       6,540   $20,990      11.4
Brokerage Clerks                                               630   $31,867      31.0         500   $35,541      31.6
Correspondence Clerks                                          270   $23,375      34.7         150   $30,742      10.6
Court, Municipal, and License Clerks                         3,320   $29,732      16.7       2,445   $31,895      16.2
Credit Authorizers, Checkers and Clerks                      2,020   $29,925      36.4       1,455   $32,891      39.4
Customer Service Representatives                            64,585   $26,740      23.2      42,805   $31,426      23.7
Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs                1,005   $38,375      43.6         845   $40,569      40.0
File Clerks                                                  8,310   $17,533      14.4       3,900   $26,167      14.2
Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks                         1,995   $16,711      10.8       1,070   $21,048      13.1
Interviewers Except Eligibility and Loan                     4,175   $16,869      26.6       1,755   $28,351      29.6
Library Assistants, Clerical                                 4,425   $15,083      29.7       1,635   $26,565      24.1
Loan Interviewers and Clerks                                 3,605   $30,334      21.1       2,850   $31,450      22.2
New Account Clerks                                             310   $26,852      31.6         185   $31,339      30.6
Order Clerks                                                 5,675   $22,188      11.4       3,580   $26,475      11.8
Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and
  Timekeeping                                                1,435   $31,978      22.7       1,115   $34,965      22.4
Receptionists and Information Clerks                        33,915   $17,179      12.0      15,145   $24,144      11.9
Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and
  Travel Clerks                                              5,185   $25,197      21.0       3,000   $30,709      20.5
Information and Record Clerks, All Other                     1,820   $26,216      22.2       1,105   $30,156      16.9
Cargo and Freight Agents                                       845   $31,458      15.0         570   $36,063      13.0
Couriers and Messengers                                      6,435   $26,051      12.8       4,045   $31,700      13.0
Dispatchers                                                  8,355   $30,777       9.2       6,250   $34,049       7.0
Meter Readers, Utilities                                     1,175   $37,276      12.2         990   $40,424      11.2
Postal Service Clerks                                        7,090   $39,357      13.8       5,850   $40,044      13.3
Postal Service Mail Carriers                                12,860   $39,732      12.8      11,030   $40,461      13.1
Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and
  Processing Machine Operators                               5,575   $37,949      17.7       4,345   $39,245      19.2
Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks                  9,590   $34,910      34.1       7,195   $40,042      33.3
Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks                     20,160   $22,979       5.6      13,715   $27,067       5.2
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers                              29,860   $18,866       8.5      17,225   $26,193       8.3
Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers,
  Recordkeeping                                              2,620   $22,734       9.0       1,555   $33,231       6.3
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants                  153,760   $27,751      13.0      99,745   $31,976      11.8
Computer Operators                                          11,245   $31,204      22.3       8,145   $35,197      22.4
Data Entry Keyers                                           23,120   $21,257      15.9      13,010   $26,341      13.6
Word Processors and Typists                                  7,905   $22,329      10.5       4,515   $27,840       8.9
Desktop Publishers                                             600   $31,230      41.8         400   $38,992      40.1
Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks                7,135   $30,883      29.7       5,170   $33,582      31.9



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.)

          NEW JERSEY; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               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                                             6,225   $20,883      10.1       3,575   $25,990       9.1
Office Clerks, General                                      48,260   $21,440      16.7      26,215   $28,476      15.3
Office Machine Operators, Except Computer                    1,590   $21,856       9.2       1,010   $29,355       8.0
Proofreaders and Copy Markers                                1,175   $20,833      52.4         515   $31,493      50.4
Statistical Assistants                                       1,115   $33,125      31.3         760   $36,784      26.1
Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other        16,210   $31,380      36.1      11,160   $36,341      35.1

FARMING, FISHING, AND FORESTRY OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Farming, Fishing
  and Forestry Workers                                         310   $29,125      23.4         200   $35,781      31.7
Agricultural Inspectors                                        140   $47,083      42.8         110   $44,722      29.5
Animal Breeders                                                 40   $35,938      61.9          40   $35,938      61.9
Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products                     185    $5,987       3.3          70   $19,598       0.0
Miscellaneous Agricultural Workers                           4,745   $13,380       6.0       2,210   $19,407       6.9
Fishers and Related Fishing Workers                          1,120   $28,325       7.2         560   $33,750       0.9
Hunters and Trappers                                             4   $31,250       0.0           4   $31,250       0.0
Forest and Conservation Workers                                175   $21,713       0.0          95   $33,304       0.0
Logging Workers                                                245   $24,333       2.0         135   $37,778       0.0

CONSTRUCTION AND EXTRACTION WORKERS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Construction
  Trades and Extraction Workers                             26,565   $49,854      12.6      20,825   $51,550      13.3
Boilermakers                                                   695   $40,871       3.3         435   $42,140       5.3
Brickmasons, Blockmasons, and Stonemasons                    6,750   $29,612       3.5       3,245   $36,228       3.8
Carpenters                                                  36,045   $31,045       6.3      22,220   $36,235       6.4
Carpet, Floor and Tile Installers and Finishers              5,265   $30,819       4.0       3,230   $36,468       4.7
Cement Masons, Concrete Finishers, and Terrazzo
  Workers                                                      860   $31,366       3.8         410   $40,492       4.1
Contruction Laborers                                        29,320   $26,111       4.5      15,525   $32,192       4.3
Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators             480   $30,000       2.9         195   $37,545       2.6
Pile-Driver Operators                                           35   $65,625       0.0          30   $67,500       0.0
Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment
  Operators                                                  6,845   $41,250       3.4       4,590   $43,868       3.7
Drywall Installers, Ceiling Tile Installers, and
  Tapers                                                     2,595   $27,627       2.2       1,380   $35,841       3.0
Electricians                                                19,935   $42,372       5.2      15,215   $46,227       5.5
Glaziers                                                     1,320   $38,622       3.9       1,065   $40,625       4.0
Insulation Workers                                             955   $41,797       7.5         700   $50,699       9.7
Painters, Construction and Maintenance                      13,965   $24,457       8.2       7,260   $28,614       7.4
Paperhangers                                                   620   $32,614      19.5         325   $38,839      19.2
Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters         15,925   $40,875       4.1      11,675   $43,920       3.9
Plasterers and Stucco Masons                                   565   $29,904       2.7         310   $30,919       2.6
Reinforcing Iron Workers                                        65   $50,893       0.0          35   $51,071       0.0
Roofers                                                      4,985   $24,926       5.2       2,655   $32,205       5.4
Sheet Metal Workers                                          3,345   $41,651       3.3       2,380   $46,025       4.0
Structural Iron and Steel Workers                            2,110   $50,111       2.8       1,240   $53,611       3.7
Helpers, Construction Trades                                 1,335   $17,607       3.8         565   $22,336       3.7
Construction and Building Inspectors                         2,855   $41,103      24.4       2,090   $45,173      25.1
Elevator Installers and Repairers                            1,615   $55,530       6.7       1,315   $55,800       7.3



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.)

          NEW JERSEY; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Fence Erectors                                                 670   $25,613       5.1         330   $32,528       5.4
Hazardous Materials Removal Workers                            970   $28,822      10.1         465   $40,280      12.9
Highway Maintenance Workers                                  2,040   $36,386       2.2       1,585   $37,903       2.8
Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment
  Operators                                                    165   $42,463       0.0         145   $45,250       0.0
Septic Tank Services and Sewer Pipe Cleaners                   260   $32,366       0.0         220   $35,625       0.0
Miscellaneous Construction and Related Workers                 665   $26,714       3.9         330   $36,105       6.6
Derrick, Rotary Drill, and Service Unit Operators,
  Oil, Gas, and Mining                                          15   $39,375       0.0          15   $39,375       0.0
Earth Drillers Except Oil and Gas                              455   $41,948       4.8         345   $44,722       6.4
Explosives Workers, Ordnance handling Experts, and
  Blasters                                                     125   $40,972      25.6         100   $52,031      31.7
Mining Machine Operators                                       150   $30,192       0.0         105   $35,313       0.0
Roof Bolters, Mining                                             0         .        .            0         .        .
Roustabouts, Oil and Gas                                         0         .        .            0         .        .
Helpers - Extraction Workers                                    10   $48,750       0.0          10   $48,750       0.0
Other Extraction Workers                                       130   $28,750      17.6          90   $34,625       0.0

INSTALLATION, MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Mechanics,
  Installers and Repairers                                  12,365   $50,571      14.0      10,605   $51,790      13.9
Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine
  Repairers                                                  9,540   $37,143      21.0       7,150   $40,797      21.2
Radio and Telecommunications Equipment Installers
  and Repairers                                              8,285   $46,634       9.9       6,730   $50,622      10.6
Avionics Technicians                                           165   $40,066       0.0         140   $41,750       0.0
Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related  Repairers             970   $37,094       8.9         765   $41,524       8.6
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Transportation
  Equipment                                                    150   $24,531       5.3         100   $36,500       8.2
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Industrial and
  Utility                                                      490   $51,052       7.9         415   $51,448       9.4
Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor
  Vehicles                                                     395   $27,364       6.9         305   $36,654       6.6
Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers
  and Repairers                                              1,130   $28,775      10.1         840   $32,371       8.7
Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers                   1,805   $33,814       4.5       1,410   $37,035       5.8
Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians                   2,930   $45,562      13.8       2,385   $47,422      14.8
Automotive Body and Related Repairers                        4,450   $31,329       1.6       3,580   $33,750       1.8
Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers                      240   $30,268       0.0         195   $30,341       0.0
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics                29,030   $31,073       3.9      22,685   $35,025       3.8
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine
  Specialists                                                8,130   $39,880       2.2       6,685   $41,250       1.8
Heavy Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Service
  Technicians and Mechanics                                  3,660   $40,843       3.1       2,940   $41,966       3.1
Small Engine Mechanics                                         850   $26,554       3.5         545   $29,227       4.0
Miscellaneous Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Mechanics,
  Installers, and Repairers                                    995   $20,694       2.9         640   $23,802       1.4



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

          NEW JERSEY; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Control and Valve Installers and Repairers                     585   $40,000       2.7         460   $43,000       0.0
Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration
  Mechanics and Installers                                   9,310   $36,963       5.1       7,495   $40,414       4.7
Home Appliance Repairers                                     1,660   $40,417       4.3       1,250   $44,013       4.1
Industrial and Refractory Machinery Mechanics               11,135   $40,603       6.6       9,065   $41,977       6.1
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General                     12,375   $36,002       4.9       9,690   $38,516       4.9
Maintenance Workers, Machinery                                 340   $26,250       5.9         235   $43,021       8.4
Millwrights                                                    905   $48,179       0.9         645   $50,987       1.2
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers               2,320   $65,728       4.1       2,055   $69,853       4.5
Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers             5,810   $48,450       5.4       5,045   $50,678       5.4
Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers                 1,995   $36,912      16.9       1,615   $41,177      15.4
Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and
  Repairers                                                  1,645   $28,529       9.5       1,180   $31,564       7.0
Commercial Divers                                               95   $46,875       0.0          45   $63,929       0.0
Locksmiths and Safe Repairers                                  830   $36,989       6.8         745   $38,661       6.3
Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers                55   $36,442       8.9          45   $37,067      11.6
Riggers                                                        150   $27,813       6.0          80   $35,313       3.7
Signal and Track Switch Repairers                              140   $54,219      16.5         130   $55,694      17.8
Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers         580   $27,205       1.0         410   $32,500       1.5
Other Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers          7,155   $31,647       6.7       5,230   $36,752       7.2

PRODUCTION OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Production and
  Operating Workers                                         37,620   $41,546      19.0      31,115   $44,737      19.5
Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems
  Assemblers                                                   100   $52,955       0.0          85   $52,784       0.0
Electrical, Electronics, and Electromechanical
  Assemblers                                                 5,675   $20,564       6.5       3,855   $24,207       4.5
Engine and Other Machines Assemblers                           275   $31,413       8.3         220   $33,438       7.3
Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters                       300   $38,179       3.0         245   $40,183       3.7
Miscellaneous Assemblers and Fabricators                    21,290   $19,879       6.6      12,970   $25,100       6.4
Bakers                                                       5,670   $21,437       7.5       3,645   $26,796       7.4
Butchers and Other Meat, Poultry, and Fish Processing
  Workers                                                    5,305   $30,446       3.9       3,840   $36,784       3.4
Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine
  Operators and Tenders                                        250   $16,518      10.7         130   $35,341       6.1
Food Batchmakers                                             1,940   $20,253       9.6       1,005   $29,758       7.9
Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders                      95   $30,966       2.2          80   $31,648       0.0
Computer Control Programmers and Operators                     380   $37,045      11.5         305   $41,914      14.3
Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                               250   $33,500       0.8         150   $34,000       1.3
Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Metal and Plastic                                            125   $29,732      11.0         110   $32,813       5.4
Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Metal and Plastic                                            235   $25,952       3.0         150   $32,500       4.6
Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters,
  Operators and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                   1,195   $25,098       6.5         925   $26,475       7.7



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

          NEW JERSEY; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               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                               145   $25,568       5.4         115   $26,477       3.5
Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine
  Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal
   and Plastic                                               1,170   $25,866       1.6         800   $28,828       0.4
Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                               470   $25,714       1.9         320   $31,458       2.8
Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                    45   $29,750       0.0          25   $28,917       0.0
Machinists                                                   9,285   $35,947       3.3       7,520   $37,803       3.4
Metal Furnace and Kiln Operators and Tenders                   395   $40,905       7.4         275   $42,021      10.5
Model Makers and Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic              335   $36,382      28.5         205   $50,650      24.8
Molders and Molding Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                 1,255   $28,407       5.1         940   $35,190       6.4
Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Metal and Plastic                                            180   $28,980       0.0         110   $33,438       0.0
Tool and Die Makers                                          2,190   $43,676       4.6       1,760   $45,965       3.0
Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Workers                      8,355   $31,447       3.0       6,135   $33,904       3.0
Heat Treating Equipment Equipment Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                               120   $33,125       1.7          95   $34,167       2.1
Lay-Out Workers, Metal and Plastic                              85   $38,333       0.0          80   $39,028       0.0
Plating and Coating Machine Setters, operators, and
  Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                   470   $28,036      13.2         320   $33,068       3.7
Tool Grinders, Filers and Sharpeners                           125   $24,107       4.0          85   $23,750       6.0
Metalworkers and Plastic Workers, All Others                14,250   $21,540       4.4       9,660   $25,127       4.3
Bookbinders and Bindery Workers                              1,190   $21,861       7.4         810   $25,637       6.1
Job Printers                                                 3,155   $31,892       6.0       2,405   $36,489       5.8
Prepress Technicians and Workers                             2,835   $29,918      14.2       1,830   $36,977      15.3
Printing Machine Operators                                   6,580   $33,603       5.9       5,055   $37,140       5.2
Laundry and Dry Cleaning Workers                             6,445   $16,366       8.2       3,875   $20,584      10.3
Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials            3,385   $14,439       5.2       1,745   $18,488       5.2
Sewing Machine Operators                                    13,615   $14,671       4.6       7,085   $17,845       4.4
Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers                         370   $22,900      10.3         220   $26,250      11.7
Shoe Machine Operators and Tenders                             125   $14,881       7.9          80   $17,212      12.7
Tailors, Dressmakers, and Sewers                             4,255   $17,029      12.4       2,335   $25,861      12.0
Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and
  Tenders                                                      195   $20,990       7.1         160   $21,042       8.6
Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders                                                      510   $16,406      12.3         295   $17,917      11.1
Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters,
  Operators, and Tenders                                       450   $19,792       5.8         255   $25,795       6.3
Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine
  Setters, Operators, and Tenders                              105   $20,197       0.0          55   $21,579       0.0
Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers                           30   $48,092       0.0          30   $48,092       0.0
Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers                               585   $40,385      24.6         415   $55,952      20.7
Upholsterers                                                 1,055   $24,219       2.9         615   $29,188       1.8
Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other           795   $13,882       3.1         365   $16,202       4.1



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.)

          NEW JERSEY; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters                           1,940   $27,926       7.9       1,380   $31,081       8.2
Furniture Finishers                                            635   $25,813      23.7         435   $26,442      17.7
Model Makers and Patternmakers, Wood                             0         .        .            0         .        .
Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood           310   $14,514       7.4         175   $21,510      13.3
Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Except Sawing                                                305   $21,094      10.9         180   $27,159       9.6
Woodworkers, All Other                                         445   $21,578      14.8         215   $30,000      14.8
Power Plant Operators, Distributors, and Dispatchers           910   $68,919       8.5         820   $70,098       9.4
Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators                    4,085   $45,955      10.5       3,345   $48,949       9.3
Water and Liquid Waste Treatment Plant and System
  Workers                                                    1,635   $42,171       8.0       1,445   $42,337       8.6
Miscellaneous Plant and System Operators                     1,315   $50,111       9.0       1,110   $51,153       9.4
Chemical Processing Machine Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders                                                4,015   $42,236       7.7       3,435   $45,210       6.8
Crushing, Grinding, Polishing, Mixing, and Blending
  Workers                                                    3,470   $30,137      13.3       2,625   $33,847      14.5
Cutting Workers                                              2,080   $20,107       2.8       1,360   $25,889       2.8
Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine
  Setters, Operators, and Tenders                              720   $22,833       6.0         555   $27,563       6.5
Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and
  Tenders                                                      430   $30,129       6.5         345   $35,670       2.9
Inspectors, Testers, Sorter, Samplers, and Weighers         23,325   $28,596      19.3      16,675   $33,231      20.3
Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers                2,160   $23,667      11.1       1,355   $26,905       9.2
Medical, Dental and Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians        2,650   $26,781      17.5       1,775   $31,774      17.5
Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders         11,605   $15,730       4.9       6,635   $20,032       5.5
Painting Workers                                             3,265   $25,704       4.6       2,315   $29,904       5.1
Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine
  Workers                                                    2,045   $24,842      21.3       1,380   $27,826      19.9
Semiconductor Processors                                        85   $51,875      31.0          70   $57,802      27.5
Cementing and Gluing Machine Operators and Tenders             305   $22,056      15.0         160   $31,111      11.3
Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment
  Operators and Tenders                                        365   $22,622       2.2         260   $24,329       0.0
Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders            55   $41,875       0.0          40   $42,500       0.0
Etchers and Engravers                                          575   $32,168       3.7         425   $39,643       3.5
Molders, Shapers, and Casters, except Metal and
  Plastic                                                    1,090   $28,307      10.6         735   $35,453      10.3
Paper Goods Machines Setters, Operators, and Tenders         1,025   $25,016       6.6         765   $28,581       6.8
Tire Builders                                                   20   $35,250       0.0          20   $35,250       0.0
Helpers-Production Workers                                   1,785   $14,033       4.4         805   $19,056       4.6
Production Workers, All Other                               43,965   $20,834       6.1      27,280   $26,281       6.2

TRANSPORTATION AND MATERIAL MOVING OCCUPATIONS
Supervisors, Transportation and Material Moving
  Workers                                                    9,830   $37,914      16.1       7,920   $40,937      15.8
Aircraft Pilots and Flight Engineers                         2,295   $75,544      72.0       1,375   $76,012      69.9
Air Traffic Controllers and Airfield Operations
  Specialists                                                  605   $60,388      24.4         490   $65,300      25.5



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.)

          NEW JERSEY; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               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                                          255   $16,875       9.3         100   $21,181      17.8
Bus Drivers                                                 22,530   $17,809       4.6       8,300   $32,145       6.3
Driver/Sales Workers and Truck Drivers                      95,080   $31,979       5.0      65,870   $37,136       4.9
Taxi Drivers and Chauffers                                  13,170   $22,013      16.3       7,140   $29,057      16.5
Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other                             565   $21,250       8.0         350   $30,473       0.0
Locomotive Engineers and Operators                             980   $52,175      12.3         875   $52,132      11.8
Railroad Brake, Signal, and Switch Operators                    75   $32,500       0.0          50   $36,359       0.0
Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters                          1,355   $50,496       9.7       1,110   $51,498       7.9
Subway, Streetcar, and Other Rail Transportation
  Workers                                                      410   $41,875      14.0         345   $42,486      16.5
Sailors and Marine Oilers                                      400   $32,418      12.3         145   $35,469       8.8
Ship and Boat Captains and Operators                           895   $39,219      21.5         470   $51,314      22.4
Ship Engineers                                                 200   $41,875      22.6         100   $66,023      38.6
Bridge and Lock Tenders                                        215   $31,680       9.2         175   $32,383       9.2
Parking Lot Attendants                                       1,995   $16,959       5.3       1,035   $21,564       6.6
Service Station Attendants                                   4,890   $15,090       8.2       2,650   $19,216       9.8
Transportation Inspectors                                    1,355   $40,222      15.1       1,085   $41,916      15.1
Other Transportation Workers                                   515   $24,792      15.4         350   $32,188      17.5
Conveyor Operators and Tenders                                 110   $35,000       7.1          65   $36,979      11.9
Crane and Tower Operators                                    1,405   $41,769       2.9         980   $43,491       3.3
Dredge, Excavating, and Loading Machine Operators            1,175   $38,148       2.1         835   $39,844       2.4
Hoist and Winch Operators                                       95   $36,250       0.0          80   $36,071       0.0
Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators                      13,040   $27,210       2.9       9,285   $30,209       2.8
Cleaners of  Vehicles and Equipment                          6,465   $16,940       4.0       3,685   $23,246       3.9
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Materials Movers,
  Hand                                                      45,350   $22,339       4.7      27,210   $30,461       4.6
Machine Feeders and Offbearers                                 790   $18,607      10.0         410   $27,976       8.6
Packers and Packagers, Hand                                 20,920   $13,390       4.3      10,550   $17,316       4.3
Pumping Station Operators                                      225   $43,512      22.0         155   $47,574      20.4
Refuse and Recyclable Materials Collectors                   3,690   $25,180       2.3       2,570   $30,797       2.0
Shuttle Car Operators                                            4    $1,250     100.0           0         .        .
Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders                               50   $36,339       0.0          45   $36,875       0.0
Material Moving Workers, All Other                           1,610   $27,330       7.3       1,040   $32,813       6.9



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