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TABLE 2. Earnings by Detailed Occupation: 1999: Rhode Island: 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                                             513,620   $26,576      29.9     327,470   $33,132      31.9

  MANAGEMENT OCCUPATIONS
Chief executives                                             4,840   $78,622      63.2       4,290   $83,009      63.8
General and Operations Managers                              3,610   $49,449      46.9       3,015   $52,302      47.3
Legislators                                                     90   $13,125     100.0          25   $72,054     100.0
Advertising and Promotions Managers                            235   $33,125      68.7         160   $38,750      62.7
Marketing and Sales Managers                                 4,180   $47,220      59.4       3,385   $55,095      62.0
Public Relations Managers                                      255   $40,446      66.1         205   $42,143      64.6
Administrative Services Managers                               440   $39,896      51.1         330   $46,875      53.0
Computer and Information Systems Managers                      995   $69,583      67.4         930   $70,870      69.1
Financial Managers                                           4,340   $44,350      56.3       3,515   $47,549      58.0
Human Resources Managers                                     1,810   $40,998      49.8       1,405   $45,697      50.2
Industrial Production Managers                               1,535   $50,964      34.1       1,415   $51,551      33.3
Purchasing Managers                                            725   $45,313      51.5         615   $50,755      52.5
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers             895   $39,679      17.2         840   $40,115      16.6
Farm, Ranch, and Other Agricultural Managers                   200   $26,625      18.4         130   $31,719      25.6
Farmers and Ranchers                                           350   $14,583      28.7         190   $38,214      31.4
Construction Managers                                        1,970   $50,988      33.8       1,565   $53,953      35.8
Education Administrators                                     2,805   $42,020      78.8       1,905   $47,772      80.7
Engineering Managers                                           465   $67,454      77.3         415   $73,229      81.9
Food Service Managers                                        3,195   $30,144      28.3       2,255   $34,080      30.7
Funeral Directors                                              180   $51,875      29.1         160   $60,294      28.1
Gaming Managers                                                 75   $34,063      20.8          60   $34,792      19.0
Lodging Managers                                               520   $26,667      45.0         365   $31,857      46.7
Medical and Health Services Managers                         1,955   $38,853      49.6       1,590   $41,250      49.3
Natural Sciences Managers                                       70   $57,292     100.0          60   $90,250     100.0
Postmasters and Mail Superintendents                            60   $52,917      63.3          55   $54,375      71.7
Property, Real Estate, and Community Association
  Managers                                                   1,270   $35,051      40.9         965   $38,551      44.3
Social and Community Service Managers                        1,175   $31,477      57.9         865   $36,780      60.4
Managers, All Other                                          7,180   $41,678      48.3       5,705   $46,772      47.3

  BUSINESS AND FINANCIAL OPERATIONS OCCUPATIONS
Agents and Business Managers of Artists,Performers,
  and Athletes                                                  85   $10,781      52.9          15   $53,462      81.3
Purchasing Agents and Buyers, Farm Products                     35   $35,469      32.4          30   $36,875      42.9
Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products            1,105   $26,942      25.9         735   $32,256      27.7
Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and
  Farm Products                                              1,035   $35,748      32.5         820   $37,453      28.2
Claims Adusters, Appraisers, Examiners, and
  Investigators                                              1,100   $32,334      44.0         840   $35,974      50.2
Compliance Officers, Except Agriculture, Construction,
  Health and Safety, and Transportation                        260   $37,308      58.8         200   $44,107      59.2
Cost Estimators                                                365   $47,031      43.0         320   $50,521      42.5



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.)

          RHODE ISLAND; 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                                                3,230   $33,857      43.1       2,415   $37,697      46.0
Logisticians                                                   130   $45,417      22.1         105   $47,969      21.4
Management Analysts                                          2,200   $42,708      74.0       1,315   $55,826      73.5
Meeting and Convention Planners                                115   $24,423      43.9          70   $29,934      52.1
Other Business Operations Specialists                          925   $31,997      33.9         650   $36,033      36.5
Accountants and Auditors                                     5,500   $37,295      77.3       4,145   $41,166      78.7
Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate                        305   $37,411      47.2         225   $46,806      51.6
Budget Analysts                                                200   $41,042      68.8         160   $45,625      65.0
Credit Analysts                                                 70   $30,063      47.9          55   $31,000      60.7
Financial Analysts                                             290   $45,000      67.0         210   $51,250      62.1
Personal Financial Advisors                                  1,045   $33,185      74.7         820   $41,050      73.4
Insurance Underwriters                                         310   $35,926      40.6         280   $36,389      39.2
Financial Examiners                                             10   $19,643     100.0           4   $38,750     100.0
Loan Counselors and Officers                                 1,565   $36,879      54.8       1,245   $40,053      55.5
Tax Examiners, Collectors, and Revenue Agents                  245   $34,297      33.5         180   $36,750      33.9
Tax Preparers                                                  285   $11,926      55.8          90   $45,625      60.0
Financial Specialists, All Other                               215   $26,964      46.3         145   $30,938      57.5

  COMPUTER AND MATHEMATICAL OCCUPATIONS
Computer Scientists and System Analyts                       2,520   $43,521      61.2       1,800   $49,982      63.4
Computer Programmers                                         2,300   $50,528      59.7       1,775   $54,275      60.7
Computer Software Engineers                                  2,415   $55,463      78.8       1,995   $56,760      80.6
Computer Support Specialists                                 1,365   $30,699      36.5         995   $35,671      38.8
Database Administrators                                        370   $46,429      60.5         290   $54,167      63.7
Network and Computer Systems Administrators                    525   $42,201      47.3         445   $45,515      50.9
Network Systems and Data Communication Analysts                880   $40,503      49.6         650   $45,333      51.8
Actuaries                                                      120   $55,417      83.5         100   $68,214      94.1
Mathematicians                                                  30   $41,563     100.0          20   $60,938     100.0
Operations Research Analysts                                   275   $43,750      62.5         215   $51,691      66.4
Statisticians                                                   75   $44,327      81.3          55   $47,500      87.0
Miscellaneous Mathematical Science Occupations                  40   $14,375      41.5          20   $48,750       0.0

ARCHITECTURE, ENGINEERING OCCUPATIONS
Architects, Except Naval                                       750   $41,624      84.6         505   $50,313      88.1
Surveyors, Cartographers, and Photogrammetrists                 65   $45,625      78.8          35   $71,458      60.0
Aerospace Engineers                                            110   $58,929      67.0         100   $59,286      63.0
Agricultural Engineers                                          15   $57,125     100.0          15   $57,125     100.0
Biomedical Engineers                                            55   $39,643      12.5          45   $71,250      15.6
Chemical Engineers                                             220   $60,774      95.9         200   $60,179      95.5
Civil Engineers                                                795   $57,128      83.4         685   $60,336      87.7
Computer Hardware Engineers                                    245   $42,179      50.8         210   $42,179      55.7
Electrical and Electronic Engineers                          1,520   $61,488      79.2       1,230   $63,488      79.5
Environmental Engineers                                        100   $47,813      92.2          85   $48,015      90.8
Industrial Engineers, Including Health and Safety              905   $43,646      57.0         730   $48,684      60.2
Marine Engineers and Naval Architects                          325   $58,989      66.9         260   $60,833      75.8



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.)

          RHODE ISLAND; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Materials Engineers                                            125   $43,958      26.8         120   $48,000      28.3
Mechanical Engineers                                         1,005   $55,716      70.0         910   $56,784      70.7
Mining and Geological Engineers,Including Mining
  Safety Engineers                                               0         .        .            0         .        .
Nuclear Engineers                                               20   $81,042      66.7          20   $81,042      66.7
Petroleum Engineers                                              0         .        .            0         .        .
Engineers, All Others                                        1,455   $54,269      74.6       1,195   $58,323      75.0
Drafters                                                       805   $36,964      20.4         615   $39,217      21.1
Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters                     2,105   $33,095      13.8       1,680   $35,873      13.0
Surveying and Mapping Technicians                              150   $32,303       3.3         115   $51,750       4.3

  LIFE, PHYSICAL, AND SOCIAL SCIENCE OCCUPATIONS
Agricultural and Food Scientists                                75   $23,684      36.5          65   $24,342      26.6
Biological Scientists                                          305   $32,099      93.2         240   $40,476      93.0
Conservation Scientists and Foresters                           25   $50,865     100.0          25   $50,865     100.0
Medical Scientists                                             220   $46,563     100.0         150   $53,500     100.0
Astronomers and Physicists                                      60   $82,500     100.0          60   $82,500     100.0
Atmospheric and Space Scientists                                15   $67,969     100.0          15   $67,969     100.0
Chemists and Materials Scientists                              435   $45,052      78.8         345   $44,706      81.7
Environmental Scientists and Geoscientists                     175   $41,154      91.5         140   $42,500      89.3
Physical Scientists, All Other                                 465   $39,000      92.0         305   $50,260      98.0
Economists                                                      30   $42,083     100.0          30   $42,083     100.0
Market/Survey Researchers                                      260   $31,037      51.5         165   $43,667      72.0
Psychologists                                                1,050   $46,013      98.7         510   $54,643     100.0
Sociologists                                                     0         .        .            0         .        .
Urban and Regional Planners                                    100   $55,278     100.0          75   $55,231     100.0
Miscellaneous Social Scientists and Related Workers            250   $31,838      87.6         115   $43,207      81.2
Agricultural and Food Science Technicians                       65   $20,962      18.2          25   $22,404      48.0
Biological Technicians                                          30    $6,250      31.0           0         .        .
Chemical Technicians                                           505   $33,920       8.7         410   $35,211       6.4
Geological and Petroleum Technicians                             0         .        .            0         .        .
Nuclear Technicians                                              0         .        .            0         .        .
Other Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians           810   $16,142      40.0         355   $32,326      43.7

  COMMUNITY AND SOCIAL SERVICES OCCUPATIONS
Counselors                                                   2,790   $26,851      68.3       1,700   $30,776      69.7
Social Workers                                               4,085   $30,595      76.8       2,740   $33,032      74.3
Misc. Community and Social Service Specialists               1,190   $26,181      48.1         830   $30,238      52.4
Clergy                                                         935   $21,054      85.9         610   $30,527      82.3
Directors, Religious Activities and Education                  240   $24,615      67.1         160   $26,806      68.5
Religious Workers, All Other                                   270   $21,739      59.7         150   $29,211      68.0

  LEGAL OCCUPATIONS
Lawyers                                                      3,435   $69,327      99.6       2,870   $72,614      99.5
Judges, Magistrates, and Other Judicial Workers                220   $78,438      83.5         150   $78,281      89.9
Paralegals and Legal Assistants                              1,225   $29,488      45.1         825   $31,545      39.9
Miscellaneous Legal Support Workers                            625   $34,231      38.0         390   $39,116      28.8



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.)

          RHODE ISLAND; 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                                       6,565   $37,033      85.1       4,000   $50,243      91.6
Preschool and Kindergarten Teachers                          1,580   $16,153      48.9         865   $19,704      45.9
Elementary and Middle School Teachers                       12,855   $40,381      96.5       7,905   $45,167      97.0
Secondary School Teachers                                    3,380   $43,640      96.5       2,515   $47,564      96.7
Special Education Teachers                                   1,000   $36,908      91.6         680   $41,211      93.8
Other Teachers and Instructors                               2,100   $12,720      53.7         570   $30,767      57.6
Archivists, Curators, and Museum Technicians                   135   $31,736      64.0         105   $32,366      62.9
Librarians                                                   1,060   $33,972      90.7         570   $36,962      96.3
Library Technicians                                            130   $16,429      35.4          60   $26,290      53.2
Teacher Assistants                                           4,205   $12,262      13.9         805   $19,322       9.8
Other Education, Training, and Library Workers                 205   $35,250      92.6          95   $58,000     100.0

  ARTS, DESIGN, ENTERTAINMENT, SPORTS, AND MEDIA
       OCCUPATIONS
Artists and Related Workers                                    830   $24,688      66.3         400   $31,500      67.7
Designers                                                    4,020   $31,062      46.4       2,565   $36,286      45.5
Actors                                                          65    $7,813      70.8           0         .        .
Producers and Directors                                        390   $31,743      63.7         265   $38,523      65.2
Athletes, Coaches, Umpires and Related Workers                 745   $21,667      51.5         340   $32,868      51.6
Dancers and Choreographers                                      80    $6,364      26.9          15    $4,318       0.0
Musicians, Singers and Related Workers                         590   $16,094      45.3         175   $30,500      28.4
Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related
  Workers, All Other                                            90   $15,000      31.1          20   $32,083      72.7
Announcers                                                     195   $22,375      39.1         120   $29,688      28.3
News Analysts, Reporters, and Correspondents                   330   $38,393      89.4         210   $44,688     100.0
Public Relations Specialists                                   555   $30,164      63.1         370   $34,493      73.7
Editors                                                        615   $29,778      78.1         380   $32,310      87.7
Technical Writers                                              265   $33,625      57.4         225   $37,188      53.1
Writers and Authors                                            630   $29,907      77.2         315   $47,311      79.5
Miscellaneous Media and Communication Workers                  355   $15,938      35.0          95   $21,250      17.9
Broadcast and Sound Engineering Technicians and
  Radio Operators                                              225   $33,942      16.1         150   $33,846      16.0
Photographers                                                  695   $17,609      41.2         390   $28,750      41.8
Television, Video and Motion Picture Camera
  Operators and Editors                                         65   $22,917      13.8          45   $31,875      20.5
Media and Communication Equipment Workers,
  All Other                                                      0         .        .            0         .        .

  HEALTHCARE PRACTIONERS AND TECHNICAL OCCUPATIONS
Chiropractors                                                  130   $50,694      73.4          85   $50,556      82.6
Dentists                                                       470  $104,531     100.0         270  $124,000     100.0
Dieticians and Nutritionists                                   445   $24,519      88.3         180   $32,276      76.2
Optometrists                                                   170   $62,250     100.0          95   $63,375     100.0
Pharmacists                                                    865   $54,755      83.4         590   $62,976      90.0
Physicians and Surgeons                                      3,600  $104,448      99.3       2,705  $116,300      99.1
Physician Assistants                                           170   $25,625      56.4         110   $41,528      54.1



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.)

          RHODE ISLAND; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Podiatrists                                                     80  $100,000     100.0          60  $141,250     100.0
Registered Nurses                                           11,070   $38,366      56.6       5,395   $47,254      57.3
Audiologists                                                    35   $31,094     100.0          15   $53,056     100.0
Occupational Therapists                                        230   $37,159      81.7         125   $41,364      83.9
Physical Therapists                                            595   $36,823      91.4         335   $45,368      89.2
Radiation Therapists                                           105   $37,500       5.8          80   $37,321       0.0
Recreational Therapists                                         90   $35,192      15.9          55   $36,397       0.0
Respiratory Therapists                                         365   $40,573      27.5         225   $42,214      28.7
Speech-Language Pathologists                                   385   $38,828     100.0         145   $39,539     100.0
Therapists, All Others                                         515   $26,046      57.1         290   $29,688      51.4
Veterinarians                                                  155   $55,938     100.0         140   $61,250     100.0
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practioners,
  All Other                                                     35   $16,750     100.0          10   $21,667     100.0
Clinical Lab Technologists and Technicians                   1,250   $30,978      56.2         675   $38,160      53.9
Dental Hygienists                                              540   $33,727      33.8         170   $35,000      39.9
Diagnostic Related Technologists and Technicians             1,200   $35,174      14.5         740   $40,370      14.6
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics                   555   $28,750       6.1         435   $32,284       4.6
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practioners Support
  Technicians                                                1,370   $18,846      12.8         820   $23,918      10.8
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses            1,930   $28,990       8.2         875   $36,398      10.2
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians             485   $28,405      24.8         285   $30,469      20.9
Opticians, Dispensing                                          130   $35,250       6.3          95   $38,676       0.0
Miscellaneous Health Technologists and Technicians             295   $25,947      23.1         240   $27,197      22.3
Other Healthcare Practioners and Technical
  Occupations                                                  215   $40,643      69.6         185   $40,143      65.1

HEALTHCARE SUPPORT OCCUPATIONS
Nursing, Psychiatric, and Home Health Aides                 10,320   $17,375       7.4       5,260   $22,523       7.6
Occupational Therapist Assistants and Aides                     50   $12,917      43.1          10   $27,143      58.3
Physical Therapist Assistants and Aides                        250   $22,500      31.0         140   $31,296      22.5
Massage Therapists                                             200   $16,442      60.2          95   $19,856      64.5
Dental Assistants                                              785   $17,083       9.4         275   $25,089       6.5
Medical Assistants and Other Healthcare Support
 Occupations                                                 2,575   $19,643      11.4       1,430   $24,576      10.3

  PROTECTIVE SERVICE OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Correctional
  Officers                                                     125   $64,286      42.9         125   $64,286      42.9
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Police and
  Detectives                                                   315   $60,341      65.7         270   $61,300      70.1
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Fire Fighting and
  Prevention Workers                                           320   $56,042      25.8         260   $60,313      31.3
Supervisors, Protective Service Workers, All Other             305   $40,601      29.5         275   $40,385      30.7
Fire Fighters                                                1,920   $51,531      14.5       1,780   $51,729      14.0
Fire Inspectors                                                 50   $36,750       0.0          45   $45,500       0.0
Baliffs, Correctional Officers and Jailers                   1,195   $40,413      16.8       1,080   $40,967      16.4
Detectives and Criminal Investigators                          350   $50,475      48.4         330   $50,654      51.2
Fish and Game Wardens                                           40   $21,458     100.0          15   $65,556     100.0



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

          RHODE ISLAND; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Parking Enforcement Workers                                     20   $50,250       0.0          10   $65,208       0.0
Police and Sheriff Patrol Officers                           2,090   $50,508      47.3       1,750   $51,038      48.6
Transit and Railroad Police                                      0         .        .            0         .        .
Animal Control Workers                                          85   $35,536       0.0          85   $35,536       0.0
Private Detectives and Investigators                           175   $34,474      33.3         115   $45,917      26.5
Security Guards and Gaming Surveillance Officers             2,645   $19,965      13.7       1,665   $25,845      12.2
Crossing Guards                                                305   $11,798       2.6          30   $18,594       0.0
Lifeguards and Other Protective Service Workers                750    $5,295       6.9          55   $17,782       0.0

  FOOD PREPARATION AND SERVING RELATED OCCUPATIONS
Chefs and Head Cooks                                         1,800   $24,229      16.9       1,315   $26,826      17.3
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Food Preparation
  and Serving Workers                                        2,055   $20,569      17.2       1,270   $25,458      18.0
Cooks                                                        4,880   $14,466       4.8       2,515   $20,373       6.6
Food Preparation Workers                                     1,345   $11,477       5.0         510   $16,339       5.1
Bartenders                                                   1,815   $13,742      12.7         615   $19,417       9.8
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers,
  Including Fast Food                                          730    $8,368       4.9         160   $19,479       0.0
Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession and
  Coffee Shop                                                1,100    $8,659       7.5         330   $13,856       0.0
Waiters and Waitresses                                       6,040   $11,069      12.8       1,725   $18,527      10.2
Food Servers, Nonrestaurant                                    425   $14,429       7.1         155   $19,444       0.0
Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender
  Helpers                                                      480    $8,472      15.2         110   $18,750       0.0
Dishwashers                                                    560    $9,794       2.5         175   $13,047       0.0
Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee
  Shop                                                         440   $10,231      16.1         160   $16,250       8.0
Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers,
  All Other                                                     15   $20,278       0.0           0         .        .

  BUILDING AND GROUNDS CLEANING AND MAINTENANCE
    OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Housekeeping and
  Janitorial Workers                                           650   $24,909       6.3         485   $27,133       4.1
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Landscaping, Lawn
  Service, and Groundskeeping Workers                          415   $26,767      24.5         230   $31,914      21.6
Janitors and Building Cleaners                               7,520   $20,044       4.4       4,585   $24,947       4.4
Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners                              3,565   $12,253       3.5       1,470   $18,789       4.3
Pest Control Workers                                           150   $24,913      26.2         145   $25,192      23.6
Grounds Maintenance Workers                                  2,940   $19,321      10.8       1,275   $26,034       7.4

  PERSONAL CARE AND SERVICE OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Gaming Workers              375   $36,432      33.7         340   $36,146      32.5
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Personal Service
  Workers                                                      440   $30,922      29.8         315   $32,152      31.9
Animal Trainers                                                100    $7,125       8.0          30   $35,000      25.0
Nonfarm Animal Caretakers                                      285   $15,588      19.0         135   $18,125      13.4



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.)

          RHODE ISLAND; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Gaming Workers                                                 685   $26,816       6.8         425   $29,891       6.1
Motion Picture Projectionists                                   40    $4,773       0.0          15   $19,583       0.0
Ushers,Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers                     110    $6,250       5.5          25   $21,250       0.0
Miscellaneous Entertainment Attendants and Related
  Workers                                                      435   $10,994      14.4         165   $20,069      12.0
Funeral Service Workers                                         85    $8,036      18.8          15   $14,821      46.2
Barbers                                                        330   $20,273       4.9         205   $25,556       7.8
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists               2,830   $12,934       5.4       1,080   $17,026       4.3
Miscellaneous Personal Appearance Workers                      350   $13,147       2.0          95   $22,371       0.0
Baggage Porters, Bellhops, and Concierges                      130   $15,000      13.6          70   $25,721       0.0
Tour and Travel Guides                                         250    $5,030      37.1          40   $27,000      21.1
Transportation Attendants                                      325   $24,412      22.2         110   $32,000      33.6
Child Care Workers                                           4,000    $9,302      12.9       1,360   $17,748      14.5
Personal and Home Care Aides                                 1,130   $18,571       9.5         630   $21,718      11.6
Recreation and Fitness Workers                                 940   $11,466      27.7         350   $27,917      43.3
Residential Advisors                                           295   $18,417      28.1         125   $26,354      37.8
Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other                   165   $14,735      15.8         115   $18,906       9.6

  SALES AND RELATED OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Retail Sales
  Workers                                                   12,175   $30,120      25.4       9,435   $32,255      26.2
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Non-Retail Sales
  Workers                                                    3,405   $41,454      38.3       2,840   $43,409      38.8
Cashiers                                                     6,765   $10,222       7.6       2,070   $19,272       9.1
Counter and Rental Clerks                                      405   $11,402      12.8         155   $23,409      19.5
Parts Salespersons                                             375   $26,534       8.5         290   $28,580      11.0
Retail Salespersons                                         10,895   $17,294      23.0       5,495   $29,136      23.9
Advertising Sales Agents                                       670   $32,803      38.2         455   $37,163      37.7
Insurance Sales Agents                                       1,650   $37,273      49.5       1,285   $40,755      54.6
Securities, Commodities, and Finanancial Services
  Sales Agents                                               1,410   $38,822      56.6       1,100   $45,321      58.3
Travel Agents                                                  730   $20,563      24.5         415   $25,594      20.3
Sales Representatives, Services, All Other                   2,125   $37,245      42.1       1,425   $41,417      40.5
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing           5,450   $41,103      44.5       4,290   $50,181      48.1
Models, Demonstrators, and Product Promoters                   135   $11,875      41.8          40   $58,214      78.9
Real Estate Brokers and Sales Agents                         2,115   $34,732      43.8       1,225   $50,175      47.4
Sales Engineers                                                150   $59,219      48.3         130   $60,987      40.3
Telemarketers                                                  775   $11,770      14.6         285   $24,830      19.6
Door-To-Door Sales Workers, News and Street Vendors
  and Related Workers                                          545    $7,257      11.4          90   $21,771       7.9
Sales and Related Workers, All Other                           890   $30,756      56.6         560   $36,603      60.1

OFFICE AND ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Office and
Administrative Support Workers                               6,830   $30,493      25.1       5,210   $32,550      24.8
Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service             465   $17,863      16.9         215   $23,796      12.5



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.)

          RHODE ISLAND; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Telephone Operators                                            290   $27,870       8.3         185   $30,820       8.6
Communication Equipment Operators, All Other                    55   $26,964      34.0          45   $28,214      39.1
Bill and Account Collectors                                    660   $24,063      16.3         445   $26,798      10.8
Billing and Posting Clerks and Machine Operators             1,550   $21,905      10.8       1,020   $25,869      10.4
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks                 6,560   $21,691      15.7       3,705   $26,510      13.0
Gaming Cage Workers                                             40   $29,375       0.0          35   $30,179       0.0
Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks                                 840   $24,421      18.3         620   $26,067      16.8
Procurement Clerks                                             170   $23,696      17.3         115   $25,509      16.5
Tellers                                                      1,435   $15,971      10.7         675   $21,438       7.5
Brokerage Clerks                                                35    $2,188       0.0          15   $23,750       0.0
Correspondence Clerks                                           80   $23,409      33.3          55   $24,716      40.0
Court, Municipal, and License Clerks                           210   $26,215      20.9         150   $28,606      22.5
Credit Authorizers, Checkers and Clerks                        195   $29,183      29.0         170   $30,167      27.6
Customer Service Representatives                             8,560   $22,520      21.2       5,425   $26,904      21.3
Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs                  305   $35,508      28.8         240   $36,375      25.1
File Clerks                                                  1,020   $13,081      22.1         455   $23,273      23.0
Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks                           215   $12,455      23.5          95   $15,850      28.9
Interviewers Except Eligibility and Loan                       655   $11,563      28.8         190   $25,577      24.7
Library Assistants, Clerical                                   765   $12,985      28.2         260   $22,356      20.8
Loan Interviewers and Clerks                                   515   $22,946      26.7         305   $26,458      21.4
New Account Clerks                                              40   $19,125      38.1          35   $18,750      44.4
Order Clerks                                                   520   $21,500       3.1         375   $24,458       1.3
Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and
  Timekeeping                                                  150   $21,810      20.4          80   $22,198      17.7
Receptionists and Information Clerks                         3,595   $15,642       8.4       1,440   $21,640       6.5
Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and
  Travel Clerks                                                565   $22,771      22.7         325   $25,603      25.9
Information and Record Clerks, All Other                       265   $21,875      26.7         170   $30,842      25.1
Cargo and Freight Agents                                        80   $22,300      21.8          60   $31,500      27.4
Couriers and Messengers                                        565   $17,857      13.5         290   $29,598      15.6
Dispatchers                                                  1,125   $23,301      12.4         715   $29,327      15.0
Meter Readers, Utilities                                       180   $22,442      20.9         135   $28,182      11.0
Postal Service Clerks                                          865   $39,026      15.5         760   $39,878      14.6
Postal Service Mail Carriers                                 1,645   $39,684      23.9       1,435   $40,359      22.3
Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and
  Processing Machine Operators                                 535   $37,067      19.1         420   $38,486      18.0
Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks                  1,395   $30,806      25.1       1,095   $32,430      26.7
Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks                      3,905   $21,219       6.1       2,845   $23,076       4.5
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers                               4,550   $17,255       6.3       2,570   $23,049       7.5
Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers,
  Recordkeeping                                                350   $18,671      19.3         235   $19,835      15.0
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants                   15,860   $22,660      10.9       9,625   $26,768      10.0
Computer Operators                                           1,170   $27,165      26.6         920   $30,280      28.8
Data Entry Keyers                                            2,465   $19,991      10.3       1,485   $24,380      10.2
Word Processors and Typists                                    745   $20,865      10.4         370   $25,399       8.3
Desktop Publishers                                              65   $26,250      23.8          45   $32,292      20.0
Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks                1,075   $24,330      24.5         705   $28,003      20.5



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.)

          RHODE ISLAND; 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                                               645   $19,255      13.7         410   $22,013      12.9
Office Clerks, General                                       5,920   $19,234      11.1       3,255   $24,543      10.8
Office Machine Operators, Except Computer                      290   $28,092       2.1         235   $28,443       2.5
Proofreaders and Copy Markers                                   95   $19,511      49.5          60   $21,875      29.3
Statistical Assistants                                         200   $25,655      18.0         130   $27,440       0.0
Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other         2,190   $26,185      31.9       1,550   $30,198      33.3

FARMING, FISHING, AND FORESTRY OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Farming, Fishing
  and Forestry Workers                                         105   $31,042       0.0          75   $35,455       0.0
Agricultural Inspectors                                         30   $43,824      25.0          30   $43,824      25.0
Animal Breeders                                                  0         .        .            0         .        .
Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products                      10   $11,250       0.0          10   $11,250       0.0
Miscellaneous Agricultural Workers                             635   $16,580      15.4         305   $17,986       2.0
Fishers and Related Fishing Workers                          1,040   $25,357      12.0         440   $33,438      11.4
Hunters and Trappers                                             0         .        .            0         .        .
Forest and Conservation Workers                                 20    $7,250      55.6           0         .        .
Logging Workers                                                 95   $21,458       0.0          40   $35,588       0.0

CONSTRUCTION AND EXTRACTION WORKERS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Construction
  Trades and Extraction Workers                              3,080   $40,522      12.4       2,410   $42,270      12.5
Boilermakers                                                    45   $29,514       0.0          45   $29,514       0.0
Brickmasons, Blockmasons, and Stonemasons                      530   $26,679       4.5         225   $36,932       7.9
Carpenters                                                   5,825   $27,965       9.2       3,695   $30,895       9.4
Carpet, Floor and Tile Installers and Finishers                470   $26,157       0.0         265   $30,944       0.0
Cement Masons, Concrete Finishers, and Terrazzo
  Workers                                                      140   $34,833       0.0          90   $33,333       0.0
Contruction Laborers                                         3,525   $26,285       5.0       1,920   $31,822       4.6
Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators              30   $36,563       0.0           0         .        .
Pile-Driver Operators                                           30   $35,000       0.0          15   $55,156       0.0
Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment
  Operators                                                    890   $36,324       0.6         540   $36,536       0.9
Drywall Installers, Ceiling Tile Installers, and
  Tapers                                                       235   $29,900       0.0         105   $35,536       0.0
Electricians                                                 2,370   $33,326       6.9       1,880   $36,053       7.1
Glaziers                                                       210   $29,167       9.4         140   $41,705      14.4
Insulation Workers                                             135   $40,042       3.6          80   $41,339       0.0
Painters, Construction and Maintenance                       2,040   $19,552      10.2         970   $30,245       6.7
Paperhangers                                                    30   $30,139       0.0          15   $32,222       0.0
Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters          1,940   $36,720       4.4       1,405   $39,375       3.5
Plasterers and Stucco Masons                                   345   $25,923       0.0         235   $26,961       0.0
Reinforcing Iron Workers                                        20   $12,083       0.0          10   $31,250       0.0
Roofers                                                        560   $27,417       1.4         310   $31,750       0.0
Sheet Metal Workers                                            665   $32,151       5.1         525   $32,844       4.6
Structural Iron and Steel Workers                              285   $42,337       2.5         200   $50,250       0.0
Helpers, Construction Trades                                    95   $12,500       0.0          30   $20,592       0.0
Construction and Building Inspectors                           175   $36,620      22.0         140   $40,000      26.8
Elevator Installers and Repairers                               50   $67,250       0.0          45   $75,781       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.)

          RHODE ISLAND; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Fence Erectors                                                  85   $25,833       0.0          35   $43,542       0.0
Hazardous Materials Removal Workers                            165   $24,044      10.2          95   $24,779      18.3
Highway Maintenance Workers                                    155   $31,210       0.0         110   $31,990       0.0
Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment
  Operators                                                     20   $51,250       0.0          20   $51,250       0.0
Septic Tank Services and Sewer Pipe Cleaners                    55   $45,250      16.4          35   $56,406      24.3
Miscellaneous Construction and Related Workers                  95   $18,971       0.0          40   $17,438       0.0
Derrick, Rotary Drill, and Service Unit Operators,
  Oil, Gas, and Mining                                           0         .        .            0         .        .
Earth Drillers Except Oil and Gas                               65   $48,029      10.4          60   $48,365      11.7
Explosives Workers, Ordnance handling Experts, and
  Blasters                                                      40   $34,318      13.2          40   $34,318      13.2
Mining Machine Operators                                        15   $31,635       0.0          15   $31,635       0.0
Roof Bolters, Mining                                             0         .        .            0         .        .
Roustabouts, Oil and Gas                                         0         .        .            0         .        .
Helpers - Extraction Workers                                     0         .        .            0         .        .
Other Extraction Workers                                        20   $45,500       0.0          10   $72,708       0.0

INSTALLATION, MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Mechanics,
  Installers and Repairers                                   1,395   $40,293      13.6       1,290   $41,318      14.3
Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine
  Repairers                                                    785   $32,731      29.6         605   $35,944      26.7
Radio and Telecommunications Equipment Installers
  and Repairers                                                665   $41,546       7.8         545   $44,917       6.4
Avionics Technicians                                            30   $47,750       0.0          15   $49,625       0.0
Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related  Repairers             140   $35,192       4.2         140   $35,192       4.2
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Transportation
  Equipment                                                     10   $40,357       0.0          10   $40,357       0.0
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Industrial and
  Utility                                                       45   $32,083       0.0          30   $58,854       0.0
Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor
  Vehicles                                                      45   $21,905       0.0          45   $21,905       0.0
Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers
  and Repairers                                                120   $30,395       0.0         100   $31,579       0.0
Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers                     125   $27,000       7.3          70   $31,397      13.0
Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians                     265   $32,500       8.3         190   $38,056       7.9
Automotive Body and Related Repairers                          920   $29,449       0.7         715   $32,363       0.8
Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers                       10   $24,643       0.0          10   $24,643       0.0
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics                 3,645   $26,099       3.5       2,820   $29,098       3.2
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine
  Specialists                                                  810   $35,423       1.7         675   $36,067       2.1
Heavy Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Service
  Technicians and Mechanics                                    290   $36,136       5.1         235   $39,722       6.4
Small Engine Mechanics                                         140   $28,182       0.0          85   $32,829       0.0
Miscellaneous Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Mechanics,
  Installers, and Repairers                                     85   $35,469       9.4          70   $37,614      11.3



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.)

          RHODE ISLAND; 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                      70   $35,000      12.5          50   $45,156      17.6
Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration
  Mechanics and Installers                                     855   $33,365       2.5         690   $35,143       3.1
Home Appliance Repairers                                       160   $23,750       0.0         120   $29,583       0.0
Industrial and Refractory Machinery Mechanics                1,895   $32,306       2.5       1,520   $35,739       3.2
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General                      1,715   $30,275       4.1       1,355   $32,023       4.5
Maintenance Workers, Machinery                                  55   $27,266       0.0          45   $30,333       0.0
Millwrights                                                     95   $40,200       7.3          80   $30,000       0.0
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers                 225   $52,337       0.0         225   $52,337       0.0
Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers               675   $37,296       8.9         565   $37,015       8.2
Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers                   230   $27,951      19.5         195   $29,271       8.3
Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and
  Repairers                                                    170   $27,587       9.9         160   $27,849      10.5
Commercial Divers                                               25   $50,972      34.8           4   $56,250       0.0
Locksmiths and Safe Repairers                                   60   $30,625      10.0          45   $30,469      12.8
Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers                 0         .        .            0         .        .
Riggers                                                         75   $38,125       8.2          50   $31,786      12.5
Signal and Track Switch Repairers                                0         .        .            0         .        .
Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers          15    $9,821       0.0           4   $11,250       0.0
Other Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers            710   $26,949       7.5         505   $32,338       4.4

PRODUCTION OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Production and
  Operating Workers                                          6,650   $33,712      11.5       5,570   $36,062      10.8
Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems
  Assemblers                                                     0         .        .            0         .        .
Electrical, Electronics, and Electromechanical
  Assemblers                                                 1,310   $17,437       4.1         810   $19,789       3.5
Engine and Other Machines Assemblers                            50   $22,083       0.0          35   $27,083       0.0
Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters                        95   $17,292      32.6          55   $19,167      12.5
Miscellaneous Assemblers and Fabricators                     4,980   $15,621       2.5       2,935   $19,774       2.6
Bakers                                                         800   $20,205       4.6         480   $25,457       6.0
Butchers and Other Meat, Poultry, and Fish Processing
  Workers                                                      710   $31,250       1.3         540   $36,750       0.0
Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine
  Operators and Tenders                                         15   $14,444      35.7          15   $14,444      35.7
Food Batchmakers                                               195   $12,125       8.7          90   $16,458       9.0
Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders                      40   $18,462       0.0          15   $20,568       0.0
Computer Control Programmers and Operators                     115   $35,524       7.1         105   $35,847       7.6
Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                               160   $20,781      11.4          80   $28,214       0.0
Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Metal and Plastic                                              4   $41,250       0.0           4   $41,250       0.0
Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Metal and Plastic                                             85   $29,696       0.0          85   $29,696       0.0
Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters,
  Operators and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                     480   $14,698       3.3         285   $18,550       2.1



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.)

          RHODE ISLAND; 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                                25   $16,389      37.5           4   $36,250       0.0
Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine
  Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal
   and Plastic                                               1,160   $18,333       2.7         775   $22,181       1.7
Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                85   $33,958       7.2          60   $40,231       0.0
Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                    15   $29,531       0.0          15   $29,531       0.0
Machinists                                                   2,825   $31,117       2.8       2,285   $32,919       2.5
Metal Furnace and Kiln Operators and Tenders                   160   $29,236       0.0         105   $30,821       0.0
Model Makers and Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic              200   $28,889      21.8         165   $35,714      15.1
Molders and Molding Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                   495   $21,791       1.8         325   $28,136       0.0
Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Metal and Plastic                                             40   $37,717       0.0          40   $37,717       0.0
Tool and Die Makers                                            870   $36,761       8.4         645   $40,095       8.1
Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Workers                      2,045   $25,296       1.2       1,420   $29,493       0.9
Heat Treating Equipment Equipment Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                95   $22,375       0.0          50   $31,898       0.0
Lay-Out Workers, Metal and Plastic                             185   $38,826       9.3         170   $38,371       9.9
Plating and Coating Machine Setters, operators, and
  Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                   605   $23,946       2.2         445   $25,906       0.0
Tool Grinders, Filers and Sharpeners                            55   $30,787       0.0          40   $31,111       0.0
Metalworkers and Plastic Workers, All Others                 4,465   $23,107       4.2       3,315   $25,827       4.6
Bookbinders and Bindery Workers                                175   $25,489      16.8         105   $28,750      10.3
Job Printers                                                   430   $25,676       6.0         290   $30,795       4.2
Prepress Technicians and Workers                               460   $26,938      16.1         340   $31,071      12.6
Printing Machine Operators                                     780   $27,708       2.1         610   $29,551       0.8
Laundry and Dry Cleaning Workers                             1,185   $15,692       4.5         635   $21,521       5.8
Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials              350   $15,947       4.3         200   $17,031       0.0
Sewing Machine Operators                                     2,605   $15,547       6.5       1,500   $18,659       5.7
Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers                          75   $33,203       0.0          65   $32,734       0.0
Shoe Machine Operators and Tenders                               4   $16,250       0.0           0         .        .
Tailors, Dressmakers, and Sewers                               400   $15,200      13.7         265   $21,875      16.2
Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and
  Tenders                                                      200   $25,313       0.0         150   $30,938       0.0
Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders                                                       40   $25,833       0.0          20   $38,250       0.0
Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters,
  Operators, and Tenders                                       330   $17,000       2.7         170   $22,727       5.2
Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine
  Setters, Operators, and Tenders                              145   $13,438       0.0          75   $14,167       0.0
Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers                           10   $36,250       0.0          10   $36,250       0.0
Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers                                10   $13,750     100.0           0         .        .
Upholsterers                                                   120   $26,513       0.0          95   $27,500       0.0
Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other           185   $17,366       7.6         115   $20,139       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.)

          RHODE ISLAND; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters                             350   $26,375      16.7         255   $28,319      15.2
Furniture Finishers                                             30   $22,500       0.0          20   $20,833       0.0
Model Makers and Patternmakers, Wood                             0         .        .            0         .        .
Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood            70   $20,556       0.0          55   $22,589       0.0
Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Except Sawing                                                 60   $11,898       0.0           0         .        .
Woodworkers, All Other                                         175   $15,833       5.1          95   $28,021       9.5
Power Plant Operators, Distributors, and Dispatchers           110   $61,042       4.6          90   $69,792       5.5
Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators                      390   $36,053       3.1         280   $38,424       4.3
Water and Liquid Waste Treatment Plant and System
  Workers                                                      260   $39,149      11.9         250   $38,936      12.3
Miscellaneous Plant and System Operators                        55   $40,903      38.2          50   $41,181      33.3
Chemical Processing Machine Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders                                                  255   $26,858       7.9         205   $30,938       6.4
Crushing, Grinding, Polishing, Mixing, and Blending
  Workers                                                      540   $27,731       1.8         415   $28,505       2.4
Cutting Workers                                                350   $17,321       2.3         235   $22,350       0.0
Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine
  Setters, Operators, and Tenders                              170   $22,083       0.0         125   $24,107       0.0
Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and
  Tenders                                                       20   $26,563       0.0          10   $50,625       0.0
Inspectors, Testers, Sorter, Samplers, and Weighers          4,360   $20,720       7.3       3,020   $23,857       6.9
Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers                2,120   $14,525       3.5       1,245   $17,135       4.9
Medical, Dental and Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians          285   $20,938      18.7         160   $28,750      21.6
Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders          1,540   $13,110       3.3         910   $16,757       3.9
Painting Workers                                               890   $20,590       7.4         590   $24,360       8.0
Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine
  Workers                                                      350   $20,599      16.3         250   $23,194      17.1
Semiconductor Processors                                        10   $21,250       0.0          10   $21,250       0.0
Cementing and Gluing Machine Operators and Tenders             230   $13,750       8.3         130   $20,313       0.0
Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment
  Operators and Tenders                                         35   $24,000       0.0          25   $40,357       0.0
Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders             0         .        .            0         .        .
Etchers and Engravers                                          185   $21,219       0.0         105   $22,000       0.0
Molders, Shapers, and Casters, except Metal and
  Plastic                                                      275   $17,857      22.3         125   $23,750      33.3
Paper Goods Machines Setters, Operators, and Tenders           130   $20,167       0.0          75   $24,342       0.0
Tire Builders                                                    0         .        .            0         .        .
Helpers-Production Workers                                     170   $14,786      11.6          85   $17,109       0.0
Production Workers, All Other                                7,100   $17,551       4.2       4,515   $21,581       5.0

TRANSPORTATION AND MATERIAL MOVING OCCUPATIONS
Supervisors, Transportation and Material Moving
  Workers                                                      850   $31,380      14.7         660   $35,905      14.1
Aircraft Pilots and Flight Engineers                           255   $55,000      54.3         155   $60,703      60.1
Air Traffic Controllers and Airfield Operations
  Specialists                                                   80   $67,143      12.5          65   $75,917      14.9



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.)

          RHODE ISLAND; 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                                           25   $20,703       0.0          15   $21,250       0.0
Bus Drivers                                                  2,095   $16,458       6.3         835   $29,574       3.6
Driver/Sales Workers and Truck Drivers                      10,635   $30,004       4.8       7,140   $33,621       3.9
Taxi Drivers and Chauffers                                     705   $16,299      12.3         305   $24,706      14.1
Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other                              10    $5,000       0.0           0         .        .
Locomotive Engineers and Operators                              20   $58,125       0.0          20   $58,125       0.0
Railroad Brake, Signal, and Switch Operators                     0         .        .            0         .        .
Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters                             95   $62,083       8.3          80   $62,083      10.0
Subway, Streetcar, and Other Rail Transportation
  Workers                                                       15   $50,417      60.0          10   $51,250     100.0
Sailors and Marine Oilers                                       75   $31,518      27.3          40   $31,518      29.3
Ship and Boat Captains and Operators                           245   $46,583      34.6          90   $45,313      23.9
Ship Engineers                                                  60   $42,361      29.0          45   $46,667      15.9
Bridge and Lock Tenders                                          0         .        .            0         .        .
Parking Lot Attendants                                         185   $12,847       5.4          75   $29,219       0.0
Service Station Attendants                                     255   $16,328       0.0         160   $17,750       0.0
Transportation Inspectors                                       95   $33,333      25.0          60   $33,056       9.7
Other Transportation Workers                                    35   $26,094      37.8          30   $17,417      48.3
Conveyor Operators and Tenders                                  10   $48,750       0.0          10   $48,750       0.0
Crane and Tower Operators                                      145   $41,989       9.5         110   $50,602       5.5
Dredge, Excavating, and Loading Machine Operators              255   $37,578       4.7         175   $38,810       6.8
Hoist and Winch Operators                                       40   $35,714       0.0          25   $42,250       0.0
Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators                       1,215   $26,164       2.4         980   $27,898       3.0
Cleaners of  Vehicles and Equipment                            810   $15,848       0.9         400   $19,879       0.0
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Materials Movers,
  Hand                                                       5,455   $20,735       5.4       3,005   $27,203       5.2
Machine Feeders and Offbearers                                 320   $15,179       8.8         140   $19,569       0.0
Packers and Packagers, Hand                                  1,925   $13,258       4.8         925   $17,098       2.8
Pumping Station Operators                                        4   $13,750       0.0           0         .        .
Refuse and Recyclable Materials Collectors                     285   $24,583       0.0         215   $24,676       0.0
Shuttle Car Operators                                            4    $8,750       0.0           0         .        .
Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders                               10   $86,250       0.0          10   $86,250       0.0
Material Moving Workers, All Other                             150   $23,333       0.0          85   $22,708       0.0

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