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TABLE 2. Earnings by Detailed Occupation: 1999: New Mexico: 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                                             813,995   $21,309      26.1     488,165   $28,478      29.3

  MANAGEMENT OCCUPATIONS
Chief executives                                             4,810   $60,672      56.9       3,845   $65,597      60.6
General and Operations Managers                              5,775   $41,079      41.1       4,730   $43,184      40.9
Legislators                                                    110   $23,333      41.8          70   $30,781      45.1
Advertising and Promotions Managers                            225   $33,083      43.2         185   $34,000      37.5
Marketing and Sales Managers                                 3,545   $35,436      45.8       2,610   $40,231      42.5
Public Relations Managers                                      305   $32,300      67.4         230   $37,679      72.7
Administrative Services Managers                               580   $40,128      40.7         455   $50,000      43.2
Computer and Information Systems Managers                    1,205   $51,596      66.8         965   $60,671      66.7
Financial Managers                                           4,565   $35,837      40.2       3,560   $39,433      41.9
Human Resources Managers                                     2,580   $35,057      39.2       2,050   $37,025      41.2
Industrial Production Managers                               1,000   $41,953      34.9         890   $46,555      35.4
Purchasing Managers                                          1,175   $40,625      55.2         985   $41,935      55.5
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers           1,065   $27,633      23.1         845   $30,669      23.0
Farm, Ranch, and Other Agricultural Managers                 1,805   $23,318      21.7       1,190   $29,688      21.1
Farmers and Ranchers                                         3,505   $14,499      25.5       2,210   $21,547      29.7
Construction Managers                                        4,995   $38,179      25.5       3,735   $41,723      25.2
Education Administrators                                     5,180   $36,780      72.1       3,220   $39,194      74.1
Engineering Managers                                           660   $80,583      85.0         565   $91,406      85.5
Food Service Managers                                        4,205   $21,959      17.6       2,870   $25,576      19.5
Funeral Directors                                              245   $35,163      12.8         185   $35,598      16.6
Gaming Managers                                                340   $30,438      21.8         245   $35,833      26.0
Lodging Managers                                             1,300   $21,539      33.4         845   $25,932      34.8
Medical and Health Services Managers                         2,500   $36,298      49.8       1,970   $38,702      52.1
Natural Sciences Managers                                      205   $57,308      75.0         180   $62,386      71.8
Postmasters and Mail Superintendents                           485   $38,091      12.2         275   $42,315      18.2
Property, Real Estate, and Community Association
  Managers                                                   3,220   $25,337      29.3       2,010   $31,307      31.8
Social and Community Service Managers                        1,850   $33,312      56.9       1,475   $35,575      56.9
Managers, All Other                                         12,420   $39,785      47.1       9,890   $43,684      48.7

  BUSINESS AND FINANCIAL OPERATIONS OCCUPATIONS
Agents and Business Managers of Artists,Performers,
  and Athletes                                                 170   $39,076      37.3         105   $43,500      36.8
Purchasing Agents and Buyers, Farm Products                     55   $17,083      25.9          20   $26,429      27.8
Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products            1,145   $21,450      15.5         720   $25,000      16.8
Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and
  Farm Products                                              1,290   $32,347      41.6       1,105   $35,813      43.0
Claims Adusters, Appraisers, Examiners, and
  Investigators                                              1,235   $31,408      40.1         950   $32,394      38.3
Compliance Officers, Except Agriculture, Construction,
  Health and Safety, and Transportation                        775   $35,118      35.1         565   $37,335      39.6
Cost Estimators                                                640   $34,900      37.7         460   $40,972      37.6



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

          NEW MEXICO; 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                                                4,670   $29,754      41.6       3,305   $33,490      41.9
Logisticians                                                   120   $40,592      28.9         105   $40,395      31.1
Management Analysts                                          3,110   $32,824      68.9       1,610   $39,467      62.5
Meeting and Convention Planners                                115   $26,310      28.9          80   $28,250      41.8
Other Business Operations Specialists                        1,330   $27,345      29.9         940   $32,017      27.0
Accountants and Auditors                                     9,295   $31,167      63.3       6,785   $35,649      64.0
Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate                        765   $35,102      46.5         610   $36,607      44.8
Budget Analysts                                                455   $39,107      62.6         395   $40,609      67.5
Credit Analysts                                                105   $26,534      52.3          80   $29,643      48.7
Financial Analysts                                             330   $42,827      67.2         150   $45,625      74.2
Personal Financial Advisors                                    955   $41,452      67.6         745   $43,264      66.0
Insurance Underwriters                                         115   $31,136      26.7          90   $33,333      22.7
Financial Examiners                                             35   $51,029      80.6          30   $51,544     100.0
Loan Counselors and Officers                                 1,895   $27,398      31.5       1,420   $29,988      33.5
Tax Examiners, Collectors, and Revenue Agents                  440   $27,849      49.3         380   $28,567      47.5
Tax Preparers                                                  755   $11,782      38.5         210   $21,010      36.3
Financial Specialists, All Other                               230   $27,019      35.8         180   $31,447      43.3

  COMPUTER AND MATHEMATICAL OCCUPATIONS
Computer Scientists and System Analyts                       3,250   $41,174      53.6       2,485   $45,287      55.0
Computer Programmers                                         2,455   $44,538      60.8       1,740   $50,603      60.6
Computer Software Engineers                                  2,610   $56,530      78.3       2,100   $61,537      80.6
Computer Support Specialists                                 2,745   $30,471      31.0       1,955   $36,870      30.3
Database Administrators                                        335   $41,583      63.4         265   $44,211      67.0
Network and Computer Systems Administrators                  1,015   $41,504      42.7         790   $46,905      40.5
Network Systems and Data Communication Analysts              1,175   $29,245      50.6         790   $37,244      53.6
Actuaries                                                       15  $140,556     100.0          10  $145,000     100.0
Mathematicians                                                  45   $61,500     100.0          40   $75,104     100.0
Operations Research Analysts                                   775   $41,379      74.3         550   $46,875      75.0
Statisticians                                                  140   $62,679      90.6         105   $75,592     100.0
Miscellaneous Mathematical Science Occupations                  15   $26,818      68.8          15   $26,818      68.8

ARCHITECTURE, ENGINEERING OCCUPATIONS
Architects, Except Naval                                     1,335   $36,157      84.0         930   $45,174      83.9
Surveyors, Cartographers, and Photogrammetrists                305   $30,341      70.5         230   $33,676      69.0
Aerospace Engineers                                            770   $61,319      87.8         645   $66,425      87.7
Agricultural Engineers                                          15   $68,295      73.3          10   $68,750     100.0
Biomedical Engineers                                            15   $55,139     100.0          15   $55,139     100.0
Chemical Engineers                                             280   $68,500      86.7         245   $69,318      93.5
Civil Engineers                                              1,955   $46,755      84.8       1,585   $50,492      86.4
Computer Hardware Engineers                                    305   $55,875      55.4         265   $57,656      59.2
Electrical and Electronic Engineers                          2,370   $65,459      80.6       2,115   $66,958      82.3
Environmental Engineers                                        265   $46,518      92.1         240   $46,741      93.3
Industrial Engineers, Including Health and Safety              745   $51,435      63.9         625   $55,610      64.5
Marine Engineers and Naval Architects                           10   $71,250       0.0           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.)

          NEW MEXICO; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Materials Engineers                                            225   $56,667      65.2         160   $63,000      66.9
Mechanical Engineers                                         1,230   $54,853      68.8       1,035   $60,565      68.2
Mining and Geological Engineers,Including Mining
  Safety Engineers                                             140   $61,458      64.7         125   $60,625      64.8
Nuclear Engineers                                              235   $83,289      96.2         220   $83,553     100.0
Petroleum Engineers                                            275   $58,558      68.0         240   $58,173      63.5
Engineers, All Others                                        3,685   $65,546      83.9       3,155   $68,228      84.8
Drafters                                                     1,435   $28,408      19.0       1,050   $31,968      18.8
Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters                     5,225   $41,600      15.0       4,140   $44,893      16.0
Surveying and Mapping Technicians                              910   $24,688      11.3         530   $30,671      11.2

  LIFE, PHYSICAL, AND SOCIAL SCIENCE OCCUPATIONS
Agricultural and Food Scientists                               155   $32,500      80.1         130   $33,906      82.0
Biological Scientists                                          615   $32,292      89.0         405   $45,270      92.6
Conservation Scientists and Foresters                          385   $40,565      87.8         310   $42,115      88.0
Medical Scientists                                             330   $39,750     100.0         250   $45,000     100.0
Astronomers and Physicists                                   1,180   $81,779      98.8       1,060   $83,310      98.7
Atmospheric and Space Scientists                                75   $44,554      68.8          70   $43,839      65.2
Chemists and Materials Scientists                              695   $63,152      95.3         590   $72,900      94.4
Environmental Scientists and Geoscientists                   1,305   $43,430      92.6         945   $50,613      92.3
Physical Scientists, All Other                               2,115   $55,366      97.2       1,580   $72,232      97.3
Economists                                                     120   $36,319     100.0          85   $47,375     100.0
Market/Survey Researchers                                      165   $41,618      78.0         110   $51,667      83.0
Psychologists                                                1,180   $36,671      97.3         560   $42,614      98.9
Sociologists                                                     0         .        .            0         .        .
Urban and Regional Planners                                    115   $37,721      85.5         105   $37,721      86.4
Miscellaneous Social Scientists and Related Workers            660   $30,408      89.4         410   $41,786      92.4
Agricultural and Food Science Technicians                      225   $25,294      22.3         150   $35,500      25.7
Biological Technicians                                         135   $25,781      30.4          65   $40,486      46.3
Chemical Technicians                                           285   $40,536      23.0         225   $40,982      23.9
Geological and Petroleum Technicians                           205   $31,685      25.0         150   $35,179      34.0
Nuclear Technicians                                            100   $44,609      13.1         100   $44,609      13.1
Other Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians         1,690   $22,411      23.3         970   $30,765      18.8

  COMMUNITY AND SOCIAL SERVICES OCCUPATIONS
Counselors                                                   4,245   $24,184      67.7       2,265   $28,373      65.9
Social Workers                                               4,165   $25,149      71.9       2,765   $28,209      71.1
Misc. Community and Social Service Specialists               2,375   $23,931      44.1       1,640   $26,715      44.1
Clergy                                                       2,265   $26,053      65.5       1,660   $30,155      65.4
Directors, Religious Activities and Education                  305   $21,402      56.2         190   $30,536      52.9
Religious Workers, All Other                                   450   $16,118      56.1         235   $26,477      63.0

  LEGAL OCCUPATIONS
Lawyers                                                      4,720   $61,516      99.8       3,780   $64,364      99.8
Judges, Magistrates, and Other Judicial Workers                575   $50,652      71.5         460   $54,896      79.0
Paralegals and Legal Assistants                              2,060   $24,471      25.8       1,280   $29,042      25.2
Miscellaneous Legal Support Workers                          1,740   $25,893      24.1       1,095   $29,567      16.8



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 MEXICO; 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                                       9,030   $25,942      86.4       4,965   $40,545      89.9
Preschool and Kindergarten Teachers                          2,375   $11,348      31.0       1,380   $14,854      31.1
Elementary and Middle School Teachers                       24,485   $27,613      89.3      16,965   $30,333      93.0
Secondary School Teachers                                    4,890   $28,873      91.3       3,760   $30,522      92.1
Special Education Teachers                                   1,565   $27,602      85.9       1,170   $28,930      88.8
Other Teachers and Instructors                               3,955   $13,331      44.1       1,480   $25,399      40.2
Archivists, Curators, and Museum Technicians                   415   $31,691      74.3         300   $35,000      79.2
Librarians                                                   1,370   $28,101      73.0         765   $31,729      74.0
Library Technicians                                            350   $14,031      16.5         150   $18,816      16.9
Teacher Assistants                                           6,975    $9,927       7.6       1,555   $13,795      10.6
Other Education, Training, and Library Workers                 495   $33,702      79.6         290   $35,260      75.6

  ARTS, DESIGN, ENTERTAINMENT, SPORTS, AND MEDIA
       OCCUPATIONS
Artists and Related Workers                                  3,605    $9,845      43.4       1,560   $17,227      45.2
Designers                                                    3,640   $20,580      38.2       2,185   $30,105      40.5
Actors                                                         115    $3,857      34.5          25  $127,292     100.0
Producers and Directors                                        630   $27,806      56.2         455   $31,412      60.2
Athletes, Coaches, Umpires and Related Workers               1,150   $19,678      48.0         500   $32,028      49.1
Dancers and Choreographers                                     170   $17,941      17.9          10    $9,583       0.0
Musicians, Singers and Related Workers                         890   $10,656      45.8         200   $21,750      35.9
Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related
  Workers, All Other                                           150   $10,234      20.1          50   $21,250      29.2
Announcers                                                     385   $18,011      30.7         200   $22,159      35.6
News Analysts, Reporters, and Correspondents                   585   $24,745      65.4         395   $27,917      72.6
Public Relations Specialists                                   885   $31,075      57.6         560   $35,516      59.9
Editors                                                        840   $26,563      77.9         585   $31,011      86.0
Technical Writers                                              440   $36,335      78.2         255   $39,474      90.6
Writers and Authors                                          1,140   $16,161      82.4         510   $26,563      82.1
Miscellaneous Media and Communication Workers                  335   $20,887      31.8         105   $22,664      41.9
Broadcast and Sound Engineering Technicians and
  Radio Operators                                              475   $25,216      17.6         275   $28,917      26.1
Photographers                                                  900   $19,449      43.7         505   $27,120      41.2
Television, Video and Motion Picture Camera
  Operators and Editors                                        135   $29,205      50.4          60   $31,700      55.0
Media and Communication Equipment Workers,
  All Other                                                     40   $50,357       0.0          40   $50,357       0.0

  HEALTHCARE PRACTIONERS AND TECHNICAL OCCUPATIONS
Chiropractors                                                  260   $37,353      96.1         170   $46,667      94.0
Dentists                                                       685   $82,306     100.0         455  $100,278     100.0
Dieticians and Nutritionists                                   505   $25,694      66.5         310   $26,500      57.5
Optometrists                                                   290   $71,635     100.0         200   $91,000     100.0
Pharmacists                                                  1,310   $51,705      92.4         825   $61,575      99.1
Physicians and Surgeons                                      4,280  $105,052      99.1       3,195  $122,813      99.3
Physician Assistants                                           375   $42,604      62.2         220   $54,167      59.5



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 MEXICO; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Podiatrists                                                     45   $61,875     100.0          25  $128,500     100.0
Registered Nurses                                           13,165   $35,595      50.7       7,960   $40,702      50.3
Audiologists                                                   140   $40,035      73.8          60   $41,927      84.7
Occupational Therapists                                        395   $31,563      95.9         125   $38,681      88.8
Physical Therapists                                            775   $41,106      91.4         400   $46,842      91.0
Radiation Therapists                                            55   $43,021      14.5          55   $43,021      14.5
Recreational Therapists                                        145   $21,313      81.0          55   $24,375     100.0
Respiratory Therapists                                         520   $35,412      21.6         380   $36,932      21.2
Speech-Language Pathologists                                 1,185   $35,022      98.9         355   $37,530     100.0
Therapists, All Others                                         585   $26,141      82.9         285   $32,447      76.8
Veterinarians                                                  435   $60,250     100.0         355   $61,974     100.0
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practioners,
  All Other                                                    250   $16,500      70.2          85   $34,917      80.5
Clinical Lab Technologists and Technicians                   1,815   $25,463      46.7       1,110   $31,824      46.9
Dental Hygienists                                              565   $37,660      46.5         130   $41,397      48.1
Diagnostic Related Technologists and Technicians             1,435   $35,511      12.6       1,090   $37,337      14.7
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics                   865   $25,637      14.7         585   $27,949      11.1
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practioners Support
  Technicians                                                1,745   $17,141      12.4       1,110   $20,100      10.7
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses            2,875   $25,240       6.5       1,700   $28,064       5.8
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians             835   $16,027      12.0         440   $21,104      11.8
Opticians, Dispensing                                          250   $17,692      11.5         140   $20,000      12.3
Miscellaneous Health Technologists and Technicians             565   $21,003      20.2         400   $21,941      11.1
Other Healthcare Practioners and Technical
  Occupations                                                  570   $37,250      61.2         465   $41,078      58.7

HEALTHCARE SUPPORT OCCUPATIONS
Nursing, Psychiatric, and Home Health Aides                 10,085   $13,215       6.8       4,810   $16,866       6.8
Occupational Therapist Assistants and Aides                     80   $27,188      23.1          45   $28,438      40.9
Physical Therapist Assistants and Aides                        270   $20,436      24.7         145   $23,047       0.0
Massage Therapists                                             965   $11,862      36.5         230   $14,844      31.1
Dental Assistants                                            1,260   $18,803       5.2         735   $21,002       2.3
Medical Assistants and Other Healthcare Support
 Occupations                                                 2,855   $16,150      13.0       1,545   $20,041      11.9

  PROTECTIVE SERVICE OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Correctional
  Officers                                                     290   $27,105      20.5         240   $29,286      24.4
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Police and
  Detectives                                                   950   $37,717      14.0         835   $40,066      14.9
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Fire Fighting and
  Prevention Workers                                           295   $50,203      25.3         245   $48,750      24.4
Supervisors, Protective Service Workers, All Other             740   $30,763      28.6         565   $37,560      34.3
Fire Fighters                                                2,140   $30,943      11.3       1,470   $35,356      10.7
Fire Inspectors                                                265   $28,516      24.9         200   $35,833      21.2
Baliffs, Correctional Officers and Jailers                   2,770   $24,789       6.8       2,075   $25,736       5.5
Detectives and Criminal Investigators                          825   $40,372      53.3         685   $40,980      54.1
Fish and Game Wardens                                           35   $30,833      61.8          20   $35,000      77.8



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 MEXICO; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Parking Enforcement Workers                                      0         .        .            0         .        .
Police and Sheriff Patrol Officers                           4,570   $33,210      18.0       3,840   $34,701      19.0
Transit and Railroad Police                                     45   $17,391      43.2          15   $16,442       0.0
Animal Control Workers                                         135   $20,107       5.2         100   $21,286       6.9
Private Detectives and Investigators                           430   $22,422      46.4         260   $26,750      36.9
Security Guards and Gaming Surveillance Officers             6,485   $17,432      10.8       3,755   $22,362      11.3
Crossing Guards                                                430    $5,851       5.8          70   $19,028       9.9
Lifeguards and Other Protective Service Workers                375   $11,647      21.4         145   $23,947      29.2

  FOOD PREPARATION AND SERVING RELATED OCCUPATIONS
Chefs and Head Cooks                                         1,150   $17,885      13.1         685   $21,395      13.1
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Food Preparation
  and Serving Workers                                        3,515   $15,650       8.9       2,060   $19,403       9.7
Cooks                                                       13,010   $10,413       2.1       5,400   $13,735       1.3
Food Preparation Workers                                     2,345    $8,242       1.9         910   $12,267       0.9
Bartenders                                                   1,795   $11,877      12.1         720   $16,875      13.8
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers,
  Including Fast Food                                        1,265   $10,041       3.0         410   $14,059       0.0
Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession and
  Coffee Shop                                                  625    $6,865       2.6         135   $12,457       0.0
Waiters and Waitresses                                      10,500    $9,978       7.9       3,430   $14,366       8.9
Food Servers, Nonrestaurant                                    660   $11,013       9.4         325   $15,691      10.5
Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender
  Helpers                                                    1,165    $7,500       4.7         240   $14,423       0.0
Dishwashers                                                  1,850    $8,575       3.2         495   $12,476       0.0
Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee
  Shop                                                         660    $7,353       7.9         150   $13,808       4.6
Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers,
  All Other                                                     10    $8,214       0.0           0         .        .

  BUILDING AND GROUNDS CLEANING AND MAINTENANCE
    OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Housekeeping and
  Janitorial Workers                                         1,460   $17,789       6.7       1,000   $18,868       5.5
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Landscaping, Lawn
  Service, and Groundskeeping Workers                          750   $22,196      13.8         520   $25,503      11.7
Janitors and Building Cleaners                              14,095   $12,868       2.8       6,985   $16,957       1.2
Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners                              9,170    $8,114       2.9       2,945   $12,652       1.7
Pest Control Workers                                           365   $19,655       5.2         210   $23,172       9.1
Grounds Maintenance Workers                                  6,550   $12,196       5.7       3,070   $16,965       6.1

  PERSONAL CARE AND SERVICE OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Gaming Workers              500   $25,167      18.8         345   $32,634      20.2
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Personal Service
  Workers                                                      650   $23,045      16.7         430   $30,660      15.1
Animal Trainers                                                305   $15,179      27.6         160   $16,923      30.4
Nonfarm Animal Caretakers                                      900   $11,629       8.1         450   $17,617       6.2



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 MEXICO; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Gaming Workers                                                 875   $20,956       4.0         420   $30,566       4.0
Motion Picture Projectionists                                   55    $7,135      12.7          15   $16,250       0.0
Ushers,Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers                     175    $2,829      26.7          10    $9,583      40.0
Miscellaneous Entertainment Attendants and Related
  Workers                                                      605   $11,276      11.8         210   $19,583      13.4
Funeral Service Workers                                        105    $9,900      17.0          25   $18,295      14.8
Barbers                                                        585   $11,918       9.1         215   $17,604      15.9
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists               3,490   $11,587       5.3       1,585   $15,653       4.8
Miscellaneous Personal Appearance Workers                      500   $10,828       6.0         230   $15,156       7.9
Baggage Porters, Bellhops, and Concierges                      150   $16,875      16.4          90   $18,333      18.5
Tour and Travel Guides                                         310   $11,951      40.7         110   $25,385      45.5
Transportation Attendants                                      405   $18,750      23.1         120   $25,547      36.4
Child Care Workers                                           9,650    $6,574       7.8       3,090   $11,254       7.0
Personal and Home Care Aides                                 2,765   $10,400       6.8       1,130   $14,773       8.9
Recreation and Fitness Workers                               1,550   $16,033      25.3         785   $24,479      24.2
Residential Advisors                                           440   $11,311      11.2         125   $20,000      21.4
Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other                   300   $12,104      13.3         100   $22,422      24.2

  SALES AND RELATED OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Retail Sales
  Workers                                                   19,950   $24,178      18.8      14,450   $27,707      19.3
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Non-Retail Sales
  Workers                                                    5,830   $30,426      24.2       4,380   $33,905      24.8
Cashiers                                                    15,540   $10,382       4.0       5,740   $15,825       4.1
Counter and Rental Clerks                                    1,065   $10,191      11.4         450   $14,634       9.6
Parts Salespersons                                             920   $21,364       6.1         630   $27,582       3.3
Retail Salespersons                                         20,380   $14,906      16.4       9,880   $22,781      16.8
Advertising Sales Agents                                       885   $30,852      39.5         580   $41,103      42.9
Insurance Sales Agents                                       2,840   $30,593      30.6       2,080   $32,316      30.3
Securities, Commodities, and Finanancial Services
  Sales Agents                                               1,425   $35,130      46.3         980   $40,015      46.7
Travel Agents                                                  730   $17,208      25.2         420   $21,077      26.1
Sales Representatives, Services, All Other                   2,685   $26,769      24.0       1,770   $32,554      26.3
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing           5,870   $32,252      28.7       4,365   $36,586      30.1
Models, Demonstrators, and Product Promoters                   350    $3,854       6.3          55   $17,132      12.7
Real Estate Brokers and Sales Agents                         4,560   $30,465      41.6       2,800   $39,831      40.7
Sales Engineers                                                115   $62,440      71.8          70   $62,857      54.2
Telemarketers                                                1,205   $11,152       7.6         410   $20,712       7.8
Door-To-Door Sales Workers, News and Street Vendors
  and Related Workers                                        1,345    $7,652      11.5         305   $16,917       7.5
Sales and Related Workers, All Other                         1,085   $20,670      39.5         635   $26,641      41.4

OFFICE AND ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Office and
Administrative Support Workers                              10,850   $26,665      24.1       8,050   $29,393      23.9
Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service             470   $14,707       4.3         230   $24,000       1.7



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 MEXICO; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Telephone Operators                                            750   $12,813      15.2         310   $17,917      13.6
Communication Equipment Operators, All Other                   120   $28,333      18.0          95   $33,542      15.8
Bill and Account Collectors                                  1,410   $19,351       8.2         755   $21,175       7.3
Billing and Posting Clerks and Machine Operators             1,950   $17,934      10.2       1,205   $20,766       8.3
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks                11,825   $18,744      13.3       6,760   $22,421      11.2
Gaming Cage Workers                                            125   $19,632       7.3          70   $18,365      12.7
Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks                                 910   $21,376      10.9         600   $24,648       8.5
Procurement Clerks                                             380   $26,337      17.3         335   $26,927      15.0
Tellers                                                      2,535   $13,808       7.3       1,405   $16,146       8.6
Brokerage Clerks                                                30   $31,324      23.3          30   $31,324      23.3
Correspondence Clerks                                           50   $17,273      46.0          40   $26,750      39.0
Court, Municipal, and License Clerks                           810   $20,190       8.5         545   $21,187       5.1
Credit Authorizers, Checkers and Clerks                        265   $20,649       4.2         165   $21,707       0.0
Customer Service Representatives                            10,110   $18,896      12.0       6,120   $22,142      13.3
Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs                  415   $24,844      31.2         305   $26,344      28.5
File Clerks                                                  1,975   $14,963      13.0       1,025   $21,156      10.1
Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks                         1,095   $10,371       9.4         395   $15,764      15.7
Interviewers Except Eligibility and Loan                     2,175   $10,961      21.3         745   $19,675      14.6
Library Assistants, Clerical                                   855    $9,741      18.7         285   $21,791      40.1
Loan Interviewers and Clerks                                   730   $22,407      18.1         600   $23,850      17.1
New Account Clerks                                             155   $21,545      20.9         120   $21,736      22.0
Order Clerks                                                   860   $15,279      14.6         345   $22,061      13.6
Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and
  Timekeeping                                                  275   $22,026      28.8         160   $25,982      15.1
Receptionists and Information Clerks                         6,195   $13,745       9.2       2,865   $17,946       6.7
Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and
  Travel Clerks                                              1,265   $18,301      13.9         765   $19,704      10.3
Information and Record Clerks, All Other                       560   $17,558      16.8         355   $22,321      15.3
Cargo and Freight Agents                                        25   $14,375       0.0          10   $26,250       0.0
Couriers and Messengers                                      1,085   $17,167       7.8         540   $27,738       4.3
Dispatchers                                                  1,675   $22,757       5.5       1,175   $24,441       7.5
Meter Readers, Utilities                                       485   $25,208       2.9         385   $26,155       2.8
Postal Service Clerks                                        1,065   $35,343      12.8         670   $38,277      17.1
Postal Service Mail Carriers                                 1,835   $36,759       9.3       1,365   $39,553      10.8
Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and
  Processing Machine Operators                                 755   $36,013      10.3         585   $36,733      13.2
Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks                  1,300   $24,230      28.3         800   $30,930      27.6
Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks                      2,000   $19,742       4.9       1,345   $22,023       5.4
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers                               6,010   $15,057       6.5       3,175   $20,313       7.1
Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers,
  Recordkeeping                                                525   $17,467       9.9         355   $24,886      11.0
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants                   24,400   $18,546      12.5      14,650   $22,288      11.4
Computer Operators                                           1,210   $21,514      17.6         825   $26,250      21.0
Data Entry Keyers                                            2,715   $16,377      15.9       1,335   $21,825      14.0
Word Processors and Typists                                    850   $16,338      10.6         360   $21,505       1.9
Desktop Publishers                                              50   $23,333      57.7          45   $24,167      59.1
Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks                1,020   $21,390      19.2         685   $25,219      19.0



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.)

          NEW MEXICO; 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                                               690   $15,710       9.9         380   $20,694       7.3
Office Clerks, General                                       7,470   $14,957      12.3       3,670   $20,939      12.2
Office Machine Operators, Except Computer                      320   $16,417       9.0         180   $19,143       0.0
Proofreaders and Copy Markers                                  100   $20,000      47.0          45   $20,972      37.2
Statistical Assistants                                         195   $17,188      21.5          95   $35,250      19.8
Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other         3,130   $23,291      32.7       2,050   $27,473      29.1

FARMING, FISHING, AND FORESTRY OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Farming, Fishing
  and Forestry Workers                                         525   $27,260      23.1         360   $30,811      25.6
Agricultural Inspectors                                        140   $23,864      27.9         130   $24,545      30.5
Animal Breeders                                                 55   $19,375      18.5          40   $23,523       0.0
Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products                     250    $4,487       1.6          30   $18,977       0.0
Miscellaneous Agricultural Workers                           7,590   $11,550       4.9       3,360   $16,949       5.9
Fishers and Related Fishing Workers                             25    $2,212       0.0           0         .        .
Hunters and Trappers                                            35   $29,167       0.0          30   $30,375       0.0
Forest and Conservation Workers                                205   $10,625       2.0          80   $22,083       2.5
Logging Workers                                                360   $14,792       1.9         175   $18,361       0.0

CONSTRUCTION AND EXTRACTION WORKERS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Construction
  Trades and Extraction Workers                              8,725   $32,529       9.6       6,365   $37,038       9.5
Boilermakers                                                   190   $25,893       0.0         130   $36,750       0.0
Brickmasons, Blockmasons, and Stonemasons                    1,125   $18,043       1.7         465   $21,908       0.0
Carpenters                                                   8,970   $17,616       5.6       4,155   $22,379       4.5
Carpet, Floor and Tile Installers and Finishers              1,495   $19,819       2.2         765   $21,441       0.0
Cement Masons, Concrete Finishers, and Terrazzo
  Workers                                                    1,040   $19,071       1.5         515   $21,804       1.9
Contruction Laborers                                        10,915   $15,943       3.6       4,840   $21,064       4.1
Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators             170   $17,824       0.0          80   $18,558       0.0
Pile-Driver Operators                                            0         .        .            0         .        .
Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment
  Operators                                                  4,040   $24,608       2.5       2,820   $27,182       2.7
Drywall Installers, Ceiling Tile Installers, and
  Tapers                                                     1,200   $20,063       2.2         620   $22,532       3.1
Electricians                                                 4,670   $27,844       5.3       3,265   $31,585       4.4
Glaziers                                                       305   $17,054       0.0         200   $20,962       0.0
Insulation Workers                                             185   $21,541       0.0         125   $27,566       0.0
Painters, Construction and Maintenance                       2,660   $15,516       8.6       1,115   $20,007       5.1
Paperhangers                                                    50   $13,929      15.4          25   $21,458       0.0
Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters          4,880   $23,819       2.9       3,100   $26,703       2.9
Plasterers and Stucco Masons                                 1,140   $15,653       1.2         460   $18,396       0.0
Reinforcing Iron Workers                                        50   $20,125       0.0          40   $20,250       0.0
Roofers                                                      1,540   $16,775       1.6         825   $20,510       1.9
Sheet Metal Workers                                            735   $22,750       2.0         485   $25,938       1.0
Structural Iron and Steel Workers                              390   $24,329       8.7         205   $27,348       0.0
Helpers, Construction Trades                                   520   $15,274       1.3         270   $19,311       0.0
Construction and Building Inspectors                           685   $30,190      19.3         510   $30,938      16.5
Elevator Installers and Repairers                               55   $50,417       0.0          40   $52,778       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.)

          NEW MEXICO; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Fence Erectors                                                 200   $15,000       0.0          90   $19,018       0.0
Hazardous Materials Removal Workers                            145   $30,929       0.0         130   $31,393       0.0
Highway Maintenance Workers                                  1,065   $19,112       2.4         670   $20,911       3.1
Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment
  Operators                                                    120   $30,865       0.0          80   $29,911       0.0
Septic Tank Services and Sewer Pipe Cleaners                    75   $19,792       0.0          30   $29,583       0.0
Miscellaneous Construction and Related Workers                 210   $19,079       5.2         130   $21,333       8.6
Derrick, Rotary Drill, and Service Unit Operators,
  Oil, Gas, and Mining                                         615   $27,409       1.6         320   $28,974       3.1
Earth Drillers Except Oil and Gas                              400   $24,808       4.7         270   $26,538       5.5
Explosives Workers, Ordnance handling Experts, and
  Blasters                                                     175   $32,232       6.9         170   $32,143       7.0
Mining Machine Operators                                     1,440   $37,085       5.4       1,005   $39,107       4.9
Roof Bolters, Mining                                             4   $36,250       0.0           4   $36,250       0.0
Roustabouts, Oil and Gas                                       120   $27,500       0.0          95   $32,644       0.0
Helpers - Extraction Workers                                   265   $21,688       0.0         160   $31,250       0.0
Other Extraction Workers                                       955   $27,232       3.6         515   $31,806       6.6

INSTALLATION, MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Mechanics,
  Installers and Repairers                                   2,505   $35,779      10.2       1,995   $39,454       8.8
Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine
  Repairers                                                  1,695   $28,845      18.2       1,175   $33,829      21.3
Radio and Telecommunications Equipment Installers
  and Repairers                                              1,490   $41,769       9.8       1,150   $45,584      10.4
Avionics Technicians                                            95   $19,417       6.5          55   $31,193       0.0
Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related  Repairers             180   $15,000      10.1         105   $20,250       5.6
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Transportation
  Equipment                                                     30   $16,550       0.0          15   $17,000       0.0
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Industrial and
  Utility                                                      165   $50,298      11.7         130   $52,202      14.5
Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor
  Vehicles                                                     105   $22,500       0.0          70   $29,306       0.0
Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers
  and Repairers                                                280   $20,739       2.2         200   $22,652       3.0
Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers                     275   $26,071       2.9         170   $27,383       4.7
Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians                   1,345   $31,267       6.6         995   $32,821       4.6
Automotive Body and Related Repairers                        1,245   $21,512       0.7         860   $23,947       1.0
Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers                      175   $16,830       6.9         110   $21,944      11.1
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics                 7,605   $21,350       2.9       5,265   $25,029       2.7
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine
  Specialists                                                2,090   $27,299       3.2       1,520   $30,358       3.2
Heavy Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Service
  Technicians and Mechanics                                  1,915   $32,328       1.9       1,385   $36,784       1.9
Small Engine Mechanics                                         355   $18,427       3.4         250   $21,906       4.8
Miscellaneous Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Mechanics,
  Installers, and Repairers                                    625   $16,004       3.7         335   $23,229       6.8



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 MEXICO; 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                     255   $27,431       2.0         210   $29,926       2.4
Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration
  Mechanics and Installers                                   1,470   $28,591       5.4       1,085   $31,433       5.9
Home Appliance Repairers                                       380   $15,500      10.6         225   $19,722      17.7
Industrial and Refractory Machinery Mechanics                2,440   $35,470       3.4       1,915   $38,601       4.0
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General                      3,505   $21,281       4.0       2,285   $25,853       4.4
Maintenance Workers, Machinery                                 200   $26,853       5.5         115   $26,563       6.0
Millwrights                                                    185   $26,750       7.0         110   $31,944       0.0
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers                 815   $38,340       1.2         610   $40,929       0.7
Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers               820   $30,961       5.4         605   $36,174       6.5
Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers                   485   $23,500      12.3         325   $31,367       7.7
Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and
  Repairers                                                    295   $19,091       3.7         180   $23,214       6.0
Commercial Divers                                               15   $26,250       0.0           0         .        .
Locksmiths and Safe Repairers                                  390   $14,559      17.8         270   $21,250      12.2
Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers               420   $16,842       5.0         265   $17,969       5.3
Riggers                                                         95   $20,972       0.0          50   $19,231       0.0
Signal and Track Switch Repairers                               55   $61,023       0.0          35   $53,750       0.0
Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers         130   $15,972       0.0          70   $19,464       0.0
Other Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers          1,360   $23,734       7.3         850   $29,365       7.4

PRODUCTION OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Production and
  Operating Workers                                          4,815   $31,158      15.8       3,535   $35,378      16.7
Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems
  Assemblers                                                    20   $26,875       0.0          20   $26,875       0.0
Electrical, Electronics, and Electromechanical
  Assemblers                                                 1,305   $20,200       5.5         885   $24,385       5.6
Engine and Other Machines Assemblers                            80   $26,350       0.0          40   $26,100       0.0
Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters                        45   $32,083       0.0          30   $35,833       0.0
Miscellaneous Assemblers and Fabricators                     3,465   $15,971       5.2       2,185   $19,656       3.2
Bakers                                                       1,145   $12,792       2.2         605   $14,906       1.2
Butchers and Other Meat, Poultry, and Fish Processing
  Workers                                                    1,615   $22,598       2.0       1,040   $25,684       2.3
Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine
  Operators and Tenders                                         55   $21,607      36.8          15   $10,156       0.0
Food Batchmakers                                               570   $15,747       1.8         325   $21,691       0.0
Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders                      15   $10,500       0.0          10   $11,250       0.0
Computer Control Programmers and Operators                      65   $22,083       4.5          25   $31,750      12.0
Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                50    $7,639       0.0          15   $20,000       0.0
Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Metal and Plastic                                             20   $11,786       0.0           4   $31,250       0.0
Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Metal and Plastic                                              4   $13,750       0.0           4   $13,750       0.0
Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters,
  Operators and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                     165   $11,296       0.0          60   $22,917       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.)

          NEW MEXICO; 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                                30    $6,786       0.0          10   $46,250       0.0
Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine
  Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal
   and Plastic                                                 290   $18,125       1.7         155   $22,708       3.2
Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                 4   $16,250       0.0           0         .        .
Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                     0         .        .            0         .        .
Machinists                                                   1,850   $31,828       2.9       1,465   $32,487       2.9
Metal Furnace and Kiln Operators and Tenders                    65   $15,500       7.6          25   $20,972      18.5
Model Makers and Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic               20   $41,250      68.2          20   $41,563      75.0
Molders and Molding Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                   505   $17,432       0.0         350   $22,500       0.0
Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Metal and Plastic                                             15   $30,972       0.0          10   $31,667       0.0
Tool and Die Makers                                             75   $36,379       8.1          70   $36,121       0.0
Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Workers                      3,985   $22,917       2.7       2,450   $26,713       3.3
Heat Treating Equipment Equipment Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                 4   $38,750       0.0           0         .        .
Lay-Out Workers, Metal and Plastic                               0         .        .            0         .        .
Plating and Coating Machine Setters, operators, and
  Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                    75   $21,932       8.1          55   $22,604      10.5
Tool Grinders, Filers and Sharpeners                            40    $9,474       0.0          35    $9,868       0.0
Metalworkers and Plastic Workers, All Others                 1,605   $25,711       1.5       1,040   $30,437       2.0
Bookbinders and Bindery Workers                                140   $19,545       5.0         110   $22,760       6.3
Job Printers                                                   270   $23,510       6.3         200   $25,559       0.0
Prepress Technicians and Workers                               190   $20,956      16.0         150   $21,066      19.9
Printing Machine Operators                                     505   $23,790       0.8         355   $24,427       1.1
Laundry and Dry Cleaning Workers                             1,325   $11,575       2.6         570   $15,245       5.9
Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials              375   $10,427       0.0         175   $11,431       0.0
Sewing Machine Operators                                       755   $10,465      13.0         270   $13,125      13.3
Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers                         180   $11,125       2.2         110   $12,222       3.7
Shoe Machine Operators and Tenders                              30   $11,042       0.0          20    $9,375       0.0
Tailors, Dressmakers, and Sewers                               575    $9,863      15.7         230   $19,773      12.6
Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and
  Tenders                                                        0         .        .            0         .        .
Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders                                                        0         .        .            0         .        .
Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters,
  Operators, and Tenders                                       215    $4,890      15.7          65    $7,222      25.8
Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine
  Setters, Operators, and Tenders                               25   $19,297       0.0           4   $45,750       0.0
Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers                            0         .        .            0         .        .
Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers                                 0         .        .            0         .        .
Upholsterers                                                   265   $12,381       3.8         150   $20,750       0.0
Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other           105   $13,665       0.0          30   $20,167       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.)

          NEW MEXICO; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters                             630   $17,375      12.7         400   $25,458       8.5
Furniture Finishers                                             75   $36,563       0.0          40   $45,595       0.0
Model Makers and Patternmakers, Wood                             0         .        .            0         .        .
Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood           195   $20,139       1.0         110   $22,094       1.8
Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Except Sawing                                                125   $15,744       0.0          65   $16,765       0.0
Woodworkers, All Other                                         475   $14,750      15.5         275   $20,074      23.4
Power Plant Operators, Distributors, and Dispatchers           500   $55,526       7.8         455   $58,170       8.6
Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators                      440   $35,769      11.9         350   $36,042      13.2
Water and Liquid Waste Treatment Plant and System
  Workers                                                      710   $25,884      11.5         590   $26,921      12.4
Miscellaneous Plant and System Operators                       380   $40,040       2.9         290   $46,429       3.8
Chemical Processing Machine Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders                                                  110   $19,375       6.5          70   $27,708       9.9
Crushing, Grinding, Polishing, Mixing, and Blending
  Workers                                                      465   $19,702       5.4         300   $21,902       5.0
Cutting Workers                                                370   $12,112       2.2         215   $16,833       0.0
Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine
  Setters, Operators, and Tenders                               85   $15,694       0.0          65   $25,781       0.0
Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and
  Tenders                                                       70   $19,922      11.6          60   $21,250      13.8
Inspectors, Testers, Sorter, Samplers, and Weighers          3,810   $25,939      15.8       2,505   $30,883      14.6
Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers                2,280   $11,796       6.3       1,060   $17,165       5.4
Medical, Dental and Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians          575   $21,601      12.0         370   $23,944       8.1
Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders            885   $10,569       2.0         335   $19,471       3.0
Painting Workers                                               855   $20,337       3.4         620   $22,827       2.3
Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine
  Workers                                                      415   $13,281       4.8         170   $20,000       0.0
Semiconductor Processors                                       260   $31,094      18.8         185   $33,269      17.7
Cementing and Gluing Machine Operators and Tenders              45   $13,958       0.0          25   $35,833       0.0
Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment
  Operators and Tenders                                         35   $50,139       0.0          30   $50,694       0.0
Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders            30   $30,221      22.6          15   $31,250       0.0
Etchers and Engravers                                           65   $11,250       0.0          35   $11,250       0.0
Molders, Shapers, and Casters, except Metal and
  Plastic                                                      465   $11,971      31.0         185   $20,417      27.7
Paper Goods Machines Setters, Operators, and Tenders            60   $17,143      10.0          35   $26,313       0.0
Tire Builders                                                   30   $14,167       0.0          20   $35,625       0.0
Helpers-Production Workers                                     300   $11,688       0.0         100   $17,813       0.0
Production Workers, All Other                                3,915   $16,934       8.5       2,100   $24,333       9.4

TRANSPORTATION AND MATERIAL MOVING OCCUPATIONS
Supervisors, Transportation and Material Moving
  Workers                                                    1,505   $28,004       9.1       1,095   $30,724       8.9
Aircraft Pilots and Flight Engineers                           625   $33,906      51.9         425   $35,714      50.9
Air Traffic Controllers and Airfield Operations
  Specialists                                                  560   $64,886      18.7         505   $70,673      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.)

          NEW MEXICO; 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                                           65   $27,885      42.2          35   $21,731      38.2
Bus Drivers                                                  3,840   $11,192       4.0       1,025   $21,324       5.6
Driver/Sales Workers and Truck Drivers                      20,775   $24,061       4.1      13,070   $28,001       4.1
Taxi Drivers and Chauffers                                   1,035   $13,869       9.0         495   $18,170       8.2
Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other                              80   $23,472      20.3          55   $25,313      18.5
Locomotive Engineers and Operators                             450   $61,845      13.1         350   $69,554      14.8
Railroad Brake, Signal, and Switch Operators                   115   $42,212       0.0          85   $41,000       0.0
Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters                            390   $50,179      10.3         250   $50,284       8.8
Subway, Streetcar, and Other Rail Transportation
  Workers                                                      100   $31,250       0.0          70   $40,329       0.0
Sailors and Marine Oilers                                       20   $23,182      10.0           4   $41,250     100.0
Ship and Boat Captains and Operators                            20   $42,188       0.0          15  $136,111       0.0
Ship Engineers                                                  25   $45,833       0.0          20   $46,250       0.0
Bridge and Lock Tenders                                         30   $14,773      25.0           4   $28,250       0.0
Parking Lot Attendants                                         170   $11,125       0.0          70   $13,971       0.0
Service Station Attendants                                   1,075   $12,418       3.8         585   $15,530       5.3
Transportation Inspectors                                      160   $30,625      13.1         115   $33,750       8.5
Other Transportation Workers                                   115   $22,708       0.0          80   $25,926       0.0
Conveyor Operators and Tenders                                  10   $14,063       0.0          10   $14,219       0.0
Crane and Tower Operators                                      330   $33,214       7.9         235   $36,048       6.8
Dredge, Excavating, and Loading Machine Operators              570   $25,870       4.0         335   $29,435       2.7
Hoist and Winch Operators                                      140   $36,458       3.6         110   $39,167       4.5
Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators                       1,385   $17,524       0.5         960   $19,478       0.7
Cleaners of  Vehicles and Equipment                          1,560   $11,872       3.1         650   $17,090       4.8
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Materials Movers,
  Hand                                                       7,590   $14,418       3.7       3,665   $21,366       3.9
Machine Feeders and Offbearers                                 145   $10,156       3.4          55   $21,875       5.6
Packers and Packagers, Hand                                  1,260   $10,598       1.6         470   $15,428       1.3
Pumping Station Operators                                      765   $30,343       2.4         555   $35,045       2.9
Refuse and Recyclable Materials Collectors                     420   $13,676       4.3         255   $16,513       3.1
Shuttle Car Operators                                            4   $16,250       0.0           4   $16,250       0.0
Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders                               40   $26,618       0.0          20   $35,673       0.0
Material Moving Workers, All Other                             295   $27,721       4.7         160   $30,901       7.5


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