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TABLE 2. Earnings by Detailed Occupation: 1999: South Carolina: 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                                           1,898,595   $23,418      23.2   1,275,575   $28,738      25.1

  MANAGEMENT OCCUPATIONS
Chief executives                                            12,740   $72,684      58.6      10,770   $76,559      59.3
General and Operations Managers                             11,700   $44,280      43.9      10,160   $46,255      45.5
Legislators                                                    205   $12,727      68.9          80   $27,625      54.4
Advertising and Promotions Managers                            715   $35,134      61.6         530   $37,188      67.1
Marketing and Sales Managers                                11,830   $43,492      52.5       9,610   $50,039      54.0
Public Relations Managers                                    1,005   $40,847      70.4         845   $42,014      69.3
Administrative Services Managers                               955   $42,556      45.3         825   $45,656      43.5
Computer and Information Systems Managers                    2,710   $56,430      60.6       2,380   $60,400      60.9
Financial Managers                                          12,325   $36,806      45.1      10,130   $40,483      46.4
Human Resources Managers                                     5,725   $35,735      44.5       4,540   $38,714      44.7
Industrial Production Managers                               5,330   $49,420      45.6       4,560   $51,326      45.8
Purchasing Managers                                          2,505   $42,837      51.1       2,145   $46,362      51.4
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers           4,110   $34,018      26.3       3,280   $36,074      28.1
Farm, Ranch, and Other Agricultural Managers                 1,670   $30,469      21.3       1,280   $32,905      20.9
Farmers and Ranchers                                         3,515   $19,104      22.7       2,305   $22,348      24.2
Construction Managers                                       10,115   $41,469      26.1       8,275   $44,101      27.6
Education Administrators                                    10,295   $41,505      73.4       6,930   $46,420      74.2
Engineering Managers                                         2,110   $69,844      77.1       1,980   $71,218      77.0
Food Service Managers                                       11,415   $25,364      21.5       8,230   $28,829      24.3
Funeral Directors                                              925   $36,627      33.6         780   $40,536      34.8
Gaming Managers                                                705   $21,946      25.2         485   $25,878      22.6
Lodging Managers                                             1,955   $25,444      30.3       1,385   $30,167      34.8
Medical and Health Services Managers                         5,680   $36,172      47.1       4,620   $40,298      48.5
Natural Sciences Managers                                      140   $61,389      79.7         135   $61,806      79.3
Postmasters and Mail Superintendents                           590   $47,594      23.1         480   $49,031      26.1
Property, Real Estate, and Community Association
  Managers                                                   5,505   $27,873      32.9       4,075   $31,565      32.8
Social and Community Service Managers                        2,505   $27,106      63.7       1,900   $31,155      67.2
Managers, All Other                                         23,265   $41,112      43.0      19,120   $45,292      43.1

  BUSINESS AND FINANCIAL OPERATIONS OCCUPATIONS
Agents and Business Managers of Artists,Performers,
  and Athletes                                                 360   $26,048      50.6         225   $31,827      44.0
Purchasing Agents and Buyers, Farm Products                    175   $26,625      17.7         145   $30,694      12.9
Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products            2,720   $25,723      28.8       1,720   $31,222      28.5
Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and
  Farm Products                                              3,510   $35,516      34.1       3,010   $36,936      35.4
Claims Adusters, Appraisers, Examiners, and
  Investigators                                              4,340   $27,678      39.8       3,375   $30,152      41.2
Compliance Officers, Except Agriculture, Construction,
  Health and Safety, and Transportation                      1,035   $34,672      46.9         935   $36,477      48.3
Cost Estimators                                              1,295   $39,240      26.5       1,105   $41,795      28.5



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.)

          SOUTH CAROLINA; 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                                               10,940   $30,823      40.3       8,255   $33,244      39.1
Logisticians                                                   535   $33,207      31.7         490   $34,783      30.9
Management Analysts                                          5,110   $39,734      67.0       3,165   $48,202      64.8
Meeting and Convention Planners                                300   $23,542      38.3         170   $31,429      39.4
Other Business Operations Specialists                        3,405   $27,906      29.2       2,640   $31,458      29.5
Accountants and Auditors                                    20,945   $31,673      61.6      16,065   $35,675      63.1
Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate                      1,415   $35,219      52.4       1,135   $36,493      57.1
Budget Analysts                                                515   $39,659      65.3         445   $42,574      61.7
Credit Analysts                                                290   $31,786      52.7         235   $35,121      49.4
Financial Analysts                                             330   $50,648      72.0         255   $50,741      70.9
Personal Financial Advisors                                  2,110   $41,737      70.8       1,550   $50,743      74.2
Insurance Underwriters                                         720   $28,053      35.5         570   $30,066      32.3
Financial Examiners                                             95   $36,250      90.5          85   $45,875      89.2
Loan Counselors and Officers                                 4,500   $30,875      42.7       3,635   $31,806      42.6
Tax Examiners, Collectors, and Revenue Agents                  720   $30,202      48.1         505   $32,157      51.5
Tax Preparers                                                1,850   $10,661      29.6         435   $22,295      23.3
Financial Specialists, All Other                               495   $35,625      39.2         380   $40,104      47.1

  COMPUTER AND MATHEMATICAL OCCUPATIONS
Computer Scientists and System Analyts                       5,735   $44,793      53.9       4,675   $47,703      52.1
Computer Programmers                                         6,340   $44,016      58.4       5,185   $46,926      58.2
Computer Software Engineers                                  4,170   $50,322      66.3       3,495   $51,806      67.2
Computer Support Specialists                                 3,320   $33,069      43.8       2,470   $37,472      46.8
Database Administrators                                        650   $43,548      67.3         595   $44,395      68.3
Network and Computer Systems Administrators                  1,645   $42,285      40.7       1,370   $43,699      40.0
Network Systems and Data Communication Analysts              2,215   $36,917      43.4       1,660   $42,031      45.4
Actuaries                                                       90   $33,393      91.0          85   $34,464      92.8
Mathematicians                                                   4   $38,750     100.0           4   $38,750     100.0
Operations Research Analysts                                   980   $41,817      53.5         780   $44,545      49.4
Statisticians                                                  285   $39,125      90.8         245   $41,793      89.3
Miscellaneous Mathematical Science Occupations                  35   $27,031     100.0          20   $51,042     100.0

ARCHITECTURE, ENGINEERING OCCUPATIONS
Architects, Except Naval                                     1,920   $40,318      81.4       1,555   $45,357      81.4
Surveyors, Cartographers, and Photogrammetrists                485   $35,259      56.2         430   $37,917      53.8
Aerospace Engineers                                            215   $65,357      73.6         145   $66,875      80.4
Agricultural Engineers                                          30   $42,857      89.3          30   $42,857      89.3
Biomedical Engineers                                            30   $40,313      50.0          30   $40,313      50.0
Chemical Engineers                                           1,375   $61,311      84.5       1,150   $66,970      85.6
Civil Engineers                                              3,960   $54,133      75.5       3,470   $57,805      77.1
Computer Hardware Engineers                                    515   $47,583      54.8         445   $54,583      52.8
Electrical and Electronic Engineers                          3,055   $55,484      61.7       2,560   $57,076      62.7
Environmental Engineers                                        645   $52,560      86.2         590   $53,155      86.4
Industrial Engineers, Including Health and Safety            4,020   $49,057      63.6       3,400   $50,749      61.7
Marine Engineers and Naval Architects                           65   $60,250      77.3          65   $60,625      76.2



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.)

          SOUTH CAROLINA; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Materials Engineers                                            545   $50,300      66.9         455   $51,925      65.9
Mechanical Engineers                                         4,070   $52,491      65.0       3,580   $54,904      67.1
Mining and Geological Engineers,Including Mining
  Safety Engineers                                              25   $82,692      66.7          10   $81,250       0.0
Nuclear Engineers                                              420   $71,333      77.3         385   $72,292      75.2
Petroleum Engineers                                             10   $91,250     100.0          10   $91,250     100.0
Engineers, All Others                                        4,490   $59,392      75.8       3,875   $60,755      74.8
Drafters                                                     2,530   $31,749      20.2       1,880   $35,530      15.7
Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters                     8,660   $36,226       9.9       7,190   $38,723      10.2
Surveying and Mapping Technicians                            1,390   $25,304       3.1       1,110   $30,706       1.3

  LIFE, PHYSICAL, AND SOCIAL SCIENCE OCCUPATIONS
Agricultural and Food Scientists                               330   $31,591      77.7         225   $36,042      75.8
Biological Scientists                                        1,055   $32,236      87.9         825   $36,503      91.3
Conservation Scientists and Foresters                          820   $41,694      74.1         735   $44,091      73.6
Medical Scientists                                             420   $30,951      98.3         315   $33,693      97.8
Astronomers and Physicists                                     190   $53,929      83.5         140   $62,115      77.9
Atmospheric and Space Scientists                               165   $50,441      74.1         120   $63,214      77.0
Chemists and Materials Scientists                            1,445   $40,874      83.7       1,165   $43,618      83.2
Environmental Scientists and Geoscientists                     875   $44,205      88.0         740   $46,442      88.9
Physical Scientists, All Other                               1,065   $29,978      91.1         685   $41,027      91.7
Economists                                                     120   $46,563     100.0         105   $51,250     100.0
Market/Survey Researchers                                      705   $36,050      65.6         505   $44,946      68.0
Psychologists                                                1,330   $42,425      98.7         710   $50,800     100.0
Sociologists                                                    20   $33,542      75.0          10   $24,500      37.5
Urban and Regional Planners                                    235   $30,952     100.0         180   $32,262     100.0
Miscellaneous Social Scientists and Related Workers            305   $31,080      79.7         210   $35,764      78.5
Agricultural and Food Science Technicians                      305   $19,853      14.7         180   $26,097       8.8
Biological Technicians                                         140   $25,234      40.3          85   $36,944      34.5
Chemical Technicians                                         2,985   $31,789      15.2       2,480   $32,705      15.4
Geological and Petroleum Technicians                            65   $26,705      18.5          35   $37,679       0.0
Nuclear Technicians                                            215   $57,135      18.6         185   $60,417      19.1
Other Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians         1,625   $23,273      29.8       1,025   $30,757      31.1

  COMMUNITY AND SOCIAL SERVICES OCCUPATIONS
Counselors                                                   9,010   $26,686      74.3       5,180   $28,181      75.3
Social Workers                                               8,345   $25,449      75.1       6,240   $26,425      75.7
Misc. Community and Social Service Specialists               3,590   $22,211      50.3       2,490   $24,512      54.6
Clergy                                                       7,990   $30,457      74.2       6,100   $32,286      75.6
Directors, Religious Activities and Education                  700   $20,978      52.6         365   $28,415      55.7
Religious Workers, All Other                                 1,520   $16,181      50.7         665   $26,763      63.2

  LEGAL OCCUPATIONS
Lawyers                                                      6,880   $65,669      99.5       5,620   $75,833      99.9
Judges, Magistrates, and Other Judicial Workers                785   $41,739      63.6         575   $51,224      66.7
Paralegals and Legal Assistants                              4,905   $26,406      32.3       3,665   $28,802      25.5
Miscellaneous Legal Support Workers                          2,540   $22,079      35.8       1,600   $27,465      27.6



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.)

          SOUTH CAROLINA; 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                                      15,630   $35,442      89.9      10,315   $42,354      90.4
Preschool and Kindergarten Teachers                          7,045   $11,104      34.1       3,540   $15,770      34.4
Elementary and Middle School Teachers                       48,910   $30,476      91.3      37,525   $32,842      94.8
Secondary School Teachers                                   11,450   $31,807      92.7       9,080   $35,082      94.0
Special Education Teachers                                   1,815   $29,594      89.0       1,490   $31,597      91.5
Other Teachers and Instructors                               6,005   $16,770      48.0       2,625   $30,128      44.0
Archivists, Curators, and Museum Technicians                   305   $30,213      83.0         180   $32,917      80.6
Librarians                                                   2,720   $31,064      89.3       1,355   $33,114      91.4
Library Technicians                                            390    $7,270      21.9         100   $20,909      41.0
Teacher Assistants                                          11,285   $10,991      13.7       2,900   $13,830      12.2
Other Education, Training, and Library Workers                 735   $39,397      88.0         470   $42,539      90.0

  ARTS, DESIGN, ENTERTAINMENT, SPORTS, AND MEDIA
       OCCUPATIONS
Artists and Related Workers                                  1,890   $19,439      47.5       1,075   $29,695      47.4
Designers                                                    7,035   $23,241      36.6       4,435   $30,186      35.9
Actors                                                          90    $4,750      94.3          30   $29,167     100.0
Producers and Directors                                      1,155   $30,210      59.2         855   $31,623      63.7
Athletes, Coaches, Umpires and Related Workers               2,695   $23,938      52.3       1,530   $31,250      56.4
Dancers and Choreographers                                     255   $16,220      14.2          70   $25,500       0.0
Musicians, Singers and Related Workers                       2,220   $14,298      49.1         660   $27,982      61.7
Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related
  Workers, All Other                                           330   $17,011      28.6         170   $25,121      43.8
Announcers                                                     600   $23,846      33.4         390   $26,328      33.3
News Analysts, Reporters, and Correspondents                   905   $29,848      79.9         635   $35,082      82.3
Public Relations Specialists                                 1,565   $30,894      69.8       1,105   $35,422      72.2
Editors                                                      1,475   $26,451      71.4         860   $34,006      80.6
Technical Writers                                              350   $32,667      60.1         260   $33,250      62.1
Writers and Authors                                          1,230   $18,611      78.5         470   $35,461      78.6
Miscellaneous Media and Communication Workers                  420   $21,315      30.2         215   $30,450      25.2
Broadcast and Sound Engineering Technicians and
  Radio Operators                                              675   $30,417      24.6         490   $35,238      23.2
Photographers                                                1,230   $17,979      26.6         665   $26,557      27.3
Television, Video and Motion Picture Camera
  Operators and Editors                                        190   $16,172      47.4          75   $32,813      56.8
Media and Communication Equipment Workers,
  All Other                                                     15   $21,932      64.7          10   $21,250     100.0

  HEALTHCARE PRACTIONERS AND TECHNICAL OCCUPATIONS
Chiropractors                                                  555   $40,677      98.9         380   $41,250      98.4
Dentists                                                     1,940   $90,978      99.3       1,320   $91,889     100.0
Dieticians and Nutritionists                                 1,305   $20,752      49.8         765   $30,504      51.4
Optometrists                                                   305   $90,938      98.4         195  $100,455     100.0
Pharmacists                                                  3,340   $61,181      94.1       2,505   $65,513      93.8
Physicians and Surgeons                                      8,785  $123,865      99.7       6,645  $144,648      99.7
Physician Assistants                                           500   $26,364      44.6         355   $35,705      47.9



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.)

          SOUTH CAROLINA; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Podiatrists                                                     30  $130,750     100.0          30  $130,750     100.0
Registered Nurses                                           34,720   $36,244      46.7      23,190   $40,713      45.6
Audiologists                                                   120   $33,646      87.4          85   $45,250      81.9
Occupational Therapists                                        525   $41,235      92.6         330   $47,396      93.6
Physical Therapists                                          1,690   $46,391      88.4       1,040   $53,250      87.7
Radiation Therapists                                           115   $35,982      58.1         110   $35,781      55.9
Recreational Therapists                                        185   $25,645      88.0         125   $27,450      99.2
Respiratory Therapists                                       1,450   $33,474      20.5         960   $37,191      22.9
Speech-Language Pathologists                                 1,345   $33,159      97.3         515   $34,341     100.0
Therapists, All Others                                         730   $23,438      72.6         445   $27,123      76.5
Veterinarians                                                  615   $61,856      99.0         440   $70,250      98.6
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practioners,
  All Other                                                     65   $16,534      46.3          35   $17,045      33.3
Clinical Lab Technologists and Technicians                   4,360   $27,690      40.6       3,145   $31,335      40.9
Dental Hygienists                                            1,495   $30,730      14.6         605   $35,184      17.8
Diagnostic Related Technologists and Technicians             3,480   $31,273      11.2       2,535   $34,094      11.5
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics                 2,295   $30,213      14.1       1,940   $31,229      12.6
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practioners Support
  Technicians                                                4,655   $18,585       9.5       2,855   $22,123       8.8
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses           10,290   $23,976       5.4       6,885   $26,418       5.2
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians           1,330   $18,742       7.2         830   $20,970       5.9
Opticians, Dispensing                                          525   $26,539      15.6         450   $27,422      15.6
Miscellaneous Health Technologists and Technicians           1,160   $20,842      22.0         815   $25,556      23.5
Other Healthcare Practioners and Technical
  Occupations                                                  975   $36,587      64.2         740   $40,245      66.4

HEALTHCARE SUPPORT OCCUPATIONS
Nursing, Psychiatric, and Home Health Aides                 26,305   $14,389       4.5      13,790   $17,256       5.3
Occupational Therapist Assistants and Aides                    125   $30,950      13.8          80   $31,550       6.3
Physical Therapist Assistants and Aides                        515   $21,750      12.8         300   $26,792       4.7
Massage Therapists                                             605   $16,378      40.5         205   $19,773      35.8
Dental Assistants                                            3,275   $19,860       7.1       1,735   $21,916       7.0
Medical Assistants and Other Healthcare Support
 Occupations                                                 6,930   $17,308       9.0       4,170   $20,551       8.2

  PROTECTIVE SERVICE OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Correctional
  Officers                                                     720   $27,966      23.9         565   $27,486      26.3
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Police and
  Detectives                                                 1,500   $35,532      22.4       1,235   $35,420      25.5
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Fire Fighting and
  Prevention Workers                                           730   $39,032      15.0         675   $39,531      16.1
Supervisors, Protective Service Workers, All Other           1,435   $29,960      22.0       1,185   $31,888      22.1
Fire Fighters                                                3,445   $29,035       5.8       3,000   $29,500       5.5
Fire Inspectors                                                320   $29,018      25.8         240   $30,455      22.7
Baliffs, Correctional Officers and Jailers                   5,835   $22,041      10.5       4,435   $22,654      11.2
Detectives and Criminal Investigators                        1,410   $31,753      34.2       1,230   $32,146      34.4
Fish and Game Wardens                                           90   $28,173      47.3          70   $26,625      54.3



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.)

          SOUTH CAROLINA; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Parking Enforcement Workers                                     20   $14,118      31.8          10   $14,643      58.3
Police and Sheriff Patrol Officers                           8,995   $27,908      23.6       7,665   $28,455      22.5
Transit and Railroad Police                                      4   $61,250       0.0           0         .        .
Animal Control Workers                                         195   $23,750       7.1         155   $25,486       7.7
Private Detectives and Investigators                           710   $29,688      38.7         550   $30,938      36.4
Security Guards and Gaming Surveillance Officers            10,260   $16,424       8.6       5,575   $21,238      10.2
Crossing Guards                                                355    $8,986       1.4         115   $17,679       0.0
Lifeguards and Other Protective Service Workers                605    $9,464      31.6         235   $23,750      39.9

  FOOD PREPARATION AND SERVING RELATED OCCUPATIONS
Chefs and Head Cooks                                         3,080   $20,766      12.9       2,125   $24,201      13.6
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Food Preparation
  and Serving Workers                                        8,245   $17,083       8.9       5,325   $20,550      10.5
Cooks                                                       23,635   $11,096       2.7      10,590   $15,157       2.5
Food Preparation Workers                                     5,200    $9,536       2.4       1,880   $13,877       2.1
Bartenders                                                   3,865   $13,433      17.6       1,825   $18,115      17.6
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers,
  Including Fast Food                                        3,535   $10,965       2.7       1,520   $15,443       1.5
Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession and
  Coffee Shop                                                1,030    $8,393       6.7         290   $15,293       1.7
Waiters and Waitresses                                      20,215   $10,421       9.4       6,855   $15,129       9.6
Food Servers, Nonrestaurant                                  1,705   $10,745       3.2         595   $14,846       1.5
Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender
  Helpers                                                    2,150    $7,967       4.1         510   $13,078       0.4
Dishwashers                                                  2,255    $7,550       2.1         755   $12,739       1.6
Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee
  Shop                                                       1,300    $8,763       7.6         305   $12,489       1.0
Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers,
  All Other                                                     95   $11,711       0.0          50   $12,381       0.0

  BUILDING AND GROUNDS CLEANING AND MAINTENANCE
    OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Housekeeping and
  Janitorial Workers                                         3,390   $17,797       7.0       2,380   $20,703       6.9
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Landscaping, Lawn
  Service, and Groundskeeping Workers                        2,790   $25,788      15.3       2,210   $26,969      16.7
Janitors and Building Cleaners                              26,010   $14,029       2.8      14,470   $18,504       2.6
Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners                             20,960    $9,265       1.7       7,755   $12,965       1.3
Pest Control Workers                                         1,535   $21,967       5.0       1,175   $24,630       6.2
Grounds Maintenance Workers                                 15,020   $14,861       6.5       8,095   $19,242       7.1

  PERSONAL CARE AND SERVICE OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Gaming Workers              540   $23,889      34.0         350   $27,241      30.9
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Personal Service
  Workers                                                    1,565   $23,678      26.1       1,240   $25,079      24.6
Animal Trainers                                                475   $14,870      28.5         330   $20,038      19.3
Nonfarm Animal Caretakers                                    1,450   $12,352      10.1         655   $17,917       6.4



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.)

          SOUTH CAROLINA; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Gaming Workers                                                 455    $8,678       5.7         165   $12,136       0.0
Motion Picture Projectionists                                   85   $12,208       8.2          40   $17,880      17.9
Ushers,Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers                     270    $6,601      14.1          50   $27,632      15.4
Miscellaneous Entertainment Attendants and Related
  Workers                                                    2,450    $8,332      17.3         685   $17,108      19.9
Funeral Service Workers                                        360    $9,671      15.3         155   $24,569      16.9
Barbers                                                      2,030   $18,053       7.6       1,220   $22,062       5.4
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists              10,455   $14,292       6.0       5,335   $19,123       6.0
Miscellaneous Personal Appearance Workers                    1,090   $13,368      10.8         520   $18,347      12.5
Baggage Porters, Bellhops, and Concierges                      535   $12,750      22.5         250   $20,441      17.6
Tour and Travel Guides                                         670   $11,327      33.7         300   $17,628      31.1
Transportation Attendants                                      705   $27,131      38.8         305   $32,243      27.5
Child Care Workers                                          13,825    $8,674       8.3       5,690   $13,219       8.0
Personal and Home Care Aides                                 2,600   $11,118       3.6       1,170   $14,693       2.5
Recreation and Fitness Workers                               2,800   $15,417      37.9       1,330   $23,079      44.1
Residential Advisors                                         1,045    $8,242      23.0         345   $17,500      22.0
Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other                   290   $12,738       9.0         120   $16,528       5.8

  SALES AND RELATED OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Retail Sales
  Workers                                                   45,325   $25,817      19.1      35,675   $28,265      20.1
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Non-Retail Sales
  Workers                                                   12,585   $34,513      28.5      10,545   $36,811      28.7
Cashiers                                                    33,660   $10,231       4.3      12,795   $15,226       5.0
Counter and Rental Clerks                                    2,120   $12,198       8.8       1,130   $16,293       9.3
Parts Salespersons                                           1,480   $23,796       8.1       1,145   $26,132       8.2
Retail Salespersons                                         46,060   $15,935      18.8      24,120   $23,725      19.7
Advertising Sales Agents                                     2,415   $29,238      45.5       1,870   $31,612      44.7
Insurance Sales Agents                                       8,720   $30,821      35.6       6,600   $34,418      37.0
Securities, Commodities, and Finanancial Services
  Sales Agents                                               2,805   $34,800      54.5       2,100   $36,943      54.8
Travel Agents                                                  945   $20,882      36.6         590   $24,583      37.8
Sales Representatives, Services, All Other                   7,085   $31,881      40.1       5,125   $38,438      43.3
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing          19,230   $39,308      40.7      15,360   $41,970      41.5
Models, Demonstrators, and Product Promoters                   535    $6,232      17.3         110   $12,986      28.4
Real Estate Brokers and Sales Agents                        10,035   $31,227      42.7       6,395   $40,385      44.5
Sales Engineers                                                385   $56,397      65.5         370   $55,441      66.4
Telemarketers                                                2,190    $9,096      10.1         620   $21,671      14.8
Door-To-Door Sales Workers, News and Street Vendors
  and Related Workers                                        1,925   $10,749      17.1         600   $20,000      11.7
Sales and Related Workers, All Other                         2,930   $27,293      37.1       1,730   $32,078      40.2

OFFICE AND ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Office and
Administrative Support Workers                              22,740   $27,147      22.2      18,335   $28,955      22.1
Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service           1,190   $14,599      11.3         655   $20,480      11.0



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.)

          SOUTH CAROLINA; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Telephone Operators                                          1,040   $16,707       8.2         560   $24,604       9.1
Communication Equipment Operators, All Other                    85   $24,250      15.3          60   $38,667      22.4
Bill and Account Collectors                                  2,660   $20,797      13.6       1,790   $23,651      13.2
Billing and Posting Clerks and Machine Operators             4,650   $20,086      14.1       3,145   $21,967      12.4
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks                23,025   $20,483      12.6      14,695   $23,315      11.4
Gaming Cage Workers                                             80   $11,406       0.0          40   $13,047       0.0
Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks                               2,925   $22,283      12.1       2,175   $24,524      12.1
Procurement Clerks                                             675   $26,266      18.2         570   $27,231      19.3
Tellers                                                      5,920   $16,057       9.7       3,305   $17,995       6.7
Brokerage Clerks                                                55   $24,708      96.2          40   $25,893      95.1
Correspondence Clerks                                           85   $17,750      29.1          55   $21,750      13.0
Court, Municipal, and License Clerks                           905   $18,834      13.1         670   $20,144      11.2
Credit Authorizers, Checkers and Clerks                        680   $23,029      18.8         555   $24,054      16.8
Customer Service Representatives                            23,825   $20,818      17.7      15,805   $24,033      17.6
Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs                  455   $27,708      51.4         370   $35,714      51.6
File Clerks                                                  3,600   $16,365      12.8       1,985   $20,669      13.4
Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks                         2,270   $13,829      16.6       1,195   $17,557      16.6
Interviewers Except Eligibility and Loan                     2,425   $12,837      26.1         840   $21,035      16.0
Library Assistants, Clerical                                 1,565   $14,251      30.3         675   $18,875      21.3
Loan Interviewers and Clerks                                 1,555   $24,500      23.1       1,190   $25,629      24.2
New Account Clerks                                             135   $23,015      30.9         125   $23,456      33.9
Order Clerks                                                 2,175   $20,436       8.3       1,455   $21,871       7.3
Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and
  Timekeeping                                                1,070   $21,713      24.1         695   $23,857      19.6
Receptionists and Information Clerks                        11,775   $15,162       8.4       5,910   $19,161       8.9
Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and
  Travel Clerks                                              2,400   $16,639      18.6       1,215   $22,795      20.7
Information and Record Clerks, All Other                     1,145   $18,356      23.0         705   $22,047      21.6
Cargo and Freight Agents                                       195   $27,069      24.2         155   $28,938      20.9
Couriers and Messengers                                      2,470   $16,836      11.4       1,345   $23,873      12.8
Dispatchers                                                  3,185   $22,184      10.8       2,480   $24,740       8.4
Meter Readers, Utilities                                       835   $21,963       2.4         660   $23,155       2.1
Postal Service Clerks                                        1,690   $37,030      14.4       1,230   $38,614      14.0
Postal Service Mail Carriers                                 4,760   $35,626      12.1       3,535   $38,044      13.8
Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and
  Processing Machine Operators                               1,020   $37,275      15.5         770   $39,800      16.1
Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks                  5,805   $30,338      21.5       4,730   $32,305      21.0
Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks                     11,210   $21,476       2.9       8,445   $23,342       2.8
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers                              18,360   $17,231       4.7      11,455   $21,145       5.0
Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers,
  Recordkeeping                                              1,685   $21,380       5.0       1,135   $26,505       5.4
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants                   49,625   $20,368      12.8      32,170   $22,846      10.8
Computer Operators                                           2,965   $26,117      19.0       2,245   $28,812      18.2
Data Entry Keyers                                            6,350   $17,464      12.7       3,560   $21,820      10.4
Word Processors and Typists                                  1,710   $17,866      13.0         955   $22,474       7.8
Desktop Publishers                                             140   $15,938      45.0          60   $27,885       3.2
Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks                3,840   $20,488      16.6       2,850   $22,045      14.4



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.)

          SOUTH CAROLINA; 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                                             1,605   $16,352       7.9         910   $21,042       8.5
Office Clerks, General                                      18,120   $17,710      11.5      10,420   $21,771      10.2
Office Machine Operators, Except Computer                      525   $16,152       5.3         275   $19,699       4.0
Proofreaders and Copy Markers                                  170    $5,446      51.5          55   $17,171      39.6
Statistical Assistants                                         325   $27,596      23.8         240   $29,615      20.2
Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other         6,665   $23,761      31.3       4,605   $26,896      31.7

FARMING, FISHING, AND FORESTRY OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Farming, Fishing
  and Forestry Workers                                         795   $27,448      18.3         590   $31,533      19.4
Agricultural Inspectors                                        175   $21,842      21.0         110   $30,489      15.6
Animal Breeders                                                 55   $15,781      10.5          15    $9,844       0.0
Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products                     275   $15,389       0.0         165   $16,736       0.0
Miscellaneous Agricultural Workers                           5,840   $11,273       3.3       3,025   $15,692       4.2
Fishers and Related Fishing Workers                            705   $17,361       3.8         320   $22,222       5.3
Hunters and Trappers                                            25   $15,125      12.0          10   $16,719       0.0
Forest and Conservation Workers                                370   $20,581      20.3         260   $21,500      26.7
Logging Workers                                              2,535   $21,203       3.3       1,655   $25,268       3.3

CONSTRUCTION AND EXTRACTION WORKERS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Construction
  Trades and Extraction Workers                             17,520   $32,184       8.5      13,955   $35,471       8.7
Boilermakers                                                   215   $26,250       2.3          90   $37,679       5.6
Brickmasons, Blockmasons, and Stonemasons                    5,050   $18,665       2.2       2,500   $23,703       2.3
Carpenters                                                  22,130   $20,612       4.4      13,675   $25,040       4.5
Carpet, Floor and Tile Installers and Finishers              3,250   $22,285       2.8       2,100   $25,928       2.9
Cement Masons, Concrete Finishers, and Terrazzo
  Workers                                                    1,640   $18,338       0.4         890   $23,633       0.2
Contruction Laborers                                        17,250   $18,951       3.8       9,985   $23,457       3.3
Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators             355   $21,452       3.1         300   $21,542       3.6
Pile-Driver Operators                                           40   $30,972       0.0          35   $31,667       0.0
Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment
  Operators                                                  5,430   $24,712       2.2       4,040   $26,418       2.5
Drywall Installers, Ceiling Tile Installers, and
  Tapers                                                     2,910   $19,380       1.6       1,675   $23,483       2.2
Electricians                                                12,610   $30,195       3.0       9,855   $31,756       2.8
Glaziers                                                       705   $23,004       3.4         505   $25,857       2.0
Insulation Workers                                             930   $25,886       5.6         665   $29,311       5.0
Painters, Construction and Maintenance                      10,950   $17,500       5.2       6,160   $22,007       4.9
Paperhangers                                                   550   $16,392       8.9         260   $28,500       8.8
Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters          8,325   $25,278       2.7       5,905   $27,386       2.3
Plasterers and Stucco Masons                                   535   $19,545       0.2         355   $21,022       0.0
Reinforcing Iron Workers                                       145   $23,523       0.0          90   $30,313       0.0
Roofers                                                      3,075   $18,363       1.7       1,895   $21,614       2.6
Sheet Metal Workers                                          2,345   $24,314       0.4       1,725   $26,580       0.3
Structural Iron and Steel Workers                            1,230   $25,282       1.7         795   $26,810       0.0
Helpers, Construction Trades                                 1,695   $14,176       2.2         815   $19,844       0.0
Construction and Building Inspectors                         1,120   $28,205      16.1         870   $30,035      15.8
Elevator Installers and Repairers                              245   $30,272       9.3         230   $29,531      10.0



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.)

          SOUTH CAROLINA; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Fence Erectors                                                 410   $18,000       4.1         285   $21,705       0.7
Hazardous Materials Removal Workers                            240   $23,125       2.1         160   $26,319       3.1
Highway Maintenance Workers                                  1,635   $19,597       1.0       1,255   $20,994       1.4
Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment
  Operators                                                    115   $29,563       0.0          65   $34,141       0.0
Septic Tank Services and Sewer Pipe Cleaners                   120   $16,779       0.0          85   $23,393       0.0
Miscellaneous Construction and Related Workers                 605   $24,056       8.6         375   $26,864       8.2
Derrick, Rotary Drill, and Service Unit Operators,
  Oil, Gas, and Mining                                          20   $28,173      68.4          15   $28,750     100.0
Earth Drillers Except Oil and Gas                              350   $26,646       3.4         270   $28,654       4.4
Explosives Workers, Ordnance handling Experts, and
  Blasters                                                      95   $25,644       0.0          80   $26,212       0.0
Mining Machine Operators                                        75   $37,500       0.0          60   $36,944       0.0
Roof Bolters, Mining                                             0         .        .            0         .        .
Roustabouts, Oil and Gas                                         0         .        .            0         .        .
Helpers - Extraction Workers                                     4   $33,750       0.0           4   $33,750       0.0
Other Extraction Workers                                        95   $20,859       0.0          30   $22,344       0.0

INSTALLATION, MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Mechanics,
  Installers and Repairers                                   6,755   $37,256      10.7       5,730   $39,688      11.5
Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine
  Repairers                                                  3,115   $27,475      16.0       2,330   $31,303      12.4
Radio and Telecommunications Equipment Installers
  and Repairers                                              2,850   $35,857       8.0       2,400   $40,126       8.2
Avionics Technicians                                           235   $39,857       6.4         215   $41,397       7.0
Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related  Repairers             890   $31,657       4.1         715   $35,195       5.0
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Transportation
  Equipment                                                     75   $30,250       9.6          55   $29,453      13.2
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Industrial and
  Utility                                                      260   $33,587       8.1         240   $34,265       8.8
Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor
  Vehicles                                                     315   $37,625       2.2         310   $38,500       2.3
Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers
  and Repairers                                                620   $20,762       4.8         455   $23,125       1.8
Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers                     620   $28,917       5.0         485   $30,716       4.9
Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians                   1,700   $35,384       6.0       1,500   $36,257       6.6
Automotive Body and Related Repairers                        2,895   $25,505       3.0       2,190   $28,178       2.2
Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers                      200   $27,714       3.5         170   $27,337       4.1
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics                15,730   $24,019       2.3      11,780   $27,021       2.7
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine
  Specialists                                                4,210   $30,204       0.9       3,455   $31,245       1.0
Heavy Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Service
  Technicians and Mechanics                                  2,945   $30,791       2.3       2,440   $32,146       2.7
Small Engine Mechanics                                         995   $20,551       0.8         730   $23,925       0.8
Miscellaneous Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Mechanics,
  Installers, and Repairers                                  1,150   $21,270       0.6         795   $24,913       0.9



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.)

          SOUTH CAROLINA; 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                     400   $28,606       7.0         285   $29,231       5.3
Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration
  Mechanics and Installers                                   6,630   $26,601       2.5       5,185   $28,927       2.1
Home Appliance Repairers                                       875   $22,969       3.4         585   $30,019       3.8
Industrial and Refractory Machinery Mechanics               17,330   $31,878       2.3      14,650   $32,911       2.2
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General                      8,965   $29,339       3.6       7,295   $31,129       3.6
Maintenance Workers, Machinery                                 605   $27,336       4.6         440   $28,910       3.9
Millwrights                                                  1,220   $34,009       4.9         900   $38,478       5.0
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers               2,485   $37,024       1.8       2,030   $40,325       1.6
Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers             2,340   $32,096       4.8       1,900   $36,226       4.1
Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers                 1,040   $35,216      13.1         845   $36,379       9.1
Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and
  Repairers                                                  1,140   $17,896       5.9         725   $23,383       6.6
Commercial Divers                                               90   $16,429      46.7          55   $23,036      47.3
Locksmiths and Safe Repairers                                  365   $21,031       5.4         250   $25,000       2.4
Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers             1,040   $21,570       2.4         750   $23,304       1.6
Riggers                                                        240   $27,147       0.0         185   $34,038       0.0
Signal and Track Switch Repairers                               60   $40,905       0.0          50   $41,293       0.0
Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers         340   $16,406       6.1         155   $18,390       6.4
Other Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers          4,145   $26,392       4.4       2,915   $29,915       4.1

PRODUCTION OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Production and
  Operating Workers                                         28,015   $35,897      12.6      23,755   $37,313      12.6
Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems
  Assemblers                                                    35    $6,458       0.0          15   $16,250       0.0
Electrical, Electronics, and Electromechanical
  Assemblers                                                 4,485   $20,478       1.7       2,965   $22,801       2.1
Engine and Other Machines Assemblers                           605   $26,741       0.0         455   $29,046       0.0
Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters                       725   $26,692       3.7         535   $29,675       1.5
Miscellaneous Assemblers and Fabricators                    21,525   $20,477       3.2      14,530   $22,665       3.2
Bakers                                                       1,800   $14,638       6.3       1,000   $18,568       7.4
Butchers and Other Meat, Poultry, and Fish Processing
  Workers                                                    4,025   $17,634       1.8       2,890   $21,192       2.1
Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine
  Operators and Tenders                                         70   $20,750       0.0          35   $28,214       0.0
Food Batchmakers                                             1,080   $16,779       3.7         635   $20,181       3.5
Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders                      95   $15,750       0.0          55   $27,750       0.0
Computer Control Programmers and Operators                   1,135   $31,501       4.3         910   $32,828       4.7
Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                               525   $31,470       2.5         435   $32,162       3.0
Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Metal and Plastic                                            195   $25,677       0.0         160   $26,302       0.0
Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Metal and Plastic                                            310   $28,750       0.0         200   $30,787       0.0
Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters,
  Operators and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                   2,115   $22,056       3.4       1,485   $25,118       3.8



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.)

          SOUTH CAROLINA; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                               145   $20,854       0.0         125   $20,793       0.0
Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine
  Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal
   and Plastic                                               1,180   $26,372       1.3         910   $29,511       1.6
Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                               295   $24,183       2.4         210   $25,167       0.0
Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                    75    $7,232      40.0          40   $24,167       0.0
Machinists                                                   8,000   $30,296       2.4       6,770   $31,290       2.4
Metal Furnace and Kiln Operators and Tenders                   650   $28,723       4.9         470   $32,917       0.0
Model Makers and Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic               90   $26,786      19.6          55   $31,591      19.6
Molders and Molding Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                 1,600   $22,468       3.8       1,145   $27,457       5.2
Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Metal and Plastic                                            390   $19,759       4.6         240   $25,750       7.5
Tool and Die Makers                                          1,730   $36,169       4.4       1,475   $37,519       3.7
Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Workers                     11,755   $27,446       1.8       8,890   $29,172       2.0
Heat Treating Equipment Equipment Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                               500   $31,186       1.4         425   $32,260       1.6
Lay-Out Workers, Metal and Plastic                              95   $28,250       0.0          65   $29,375       0.0
Plating and Coating Machine Setters, operators, and
  Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                   280   $27,344       0.0         210   $28,387       0.0
Tool Grinders, Filers and Sharpeners                           235   $28,454      12.3         155   $31,250       0.0
Metalworkers and Plastic Workers, All Others                16,590   $25,294       1.8      12,680   $26,762       1.8
Bookbinders and Bindery Workers                                355   $18,188       4.2         240   $24,250       3.3
Job Printers                                                 1,040   $23,284       3.6         770   $25,907       3.5
Prepress Technicians and Workers                             1,090   $17,576      11.1         650   $22,701       7.6
Printing Machine Operators                                   2,995   $26,032       4.3       2,315   $28,188       4.6
Laundry and Dry Cleaning Workers                             2,770   $11,794       2.5       1,345   $15,861       2.4
Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials            2,105   $12,428       0.5       1,105   $17,500       1.0
Sewing Machine Operators                                    20,095   $17,431       1.8      12,870   $20,484       1.5
Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers                         145   $11,250       6.3         105   $19,405       8.5
Shoe Machine Operators and Tenders                              85   $17,734       0.0          40   $21,875       0.0
Tailors, Dressmakers, and Sewers                             1,330   $15,658       6.8         790   $19,940       3.8
Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and
  Tenders                                                      945   $23,523       1.7         720   $26,209       1.2
Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders                                                      760   $18,566       0.7         525   $19,056       0.0
Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters,
  Operators, and Tenders                                     7,000   $22,211       0.9       4,680   $24,332       1.0
Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine
  Setters, Operators, and Tenders                            7,445   $20,060       0.7       4,910   $21,346       1.0
Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers                           90   $26,371       8.7          85   $26,694       9.5
Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers                                50   $23,654       0.0          25   $28,125       0.0
Upholsterers                                                   675   $20,000       3.6         445   $23,750       2.7
Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other         4,370   $21,348       2.3       3,070   $23,729       2.3



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.)

          SOUTH CAROLINA; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters                           1,305   $20,982      10.9         920   $24,127      14.1
Furniture Finishers                                            365   $12,955      15.4         210   $14,567      11.0
Model Makers and Patternmakers, Wood                             0         .        .            0         .        .
Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood           780   $19,441       2.7         595   $20,092       3.0
Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Except Sawing                                                510   $17,015       2.7         305   $20,366       1.3
Woodworkers, All Other                                         485   $20,667       9.1         305   $24,893       8.3
Power Plant Operators, Distributors, and Dispatchers         1,355   $49,804      11.6       1,190   $50,378      12.2
Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators                    1,305   $36,822      11.6       1,075   $38,784      11.3
Water and Liquid Waste Treatment Plant and System
  Workers                                                    1,715   $30,526      13.9       1,405   $31,438      14.5
Miscellaneous Plant and System Operators                       490   $36,354       8.8         415   $40,566      10.4
Chemical Processing Machine Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders                                                2,445   $36,875       5.2       2,000   $38,845       3.4
Crushing, Grinding, Polishing, Mixing, and Blending
  Workers                                                    2,675   $23,883       4.3       1,895   $25,056       4.3
Cutting Workers                                              2,115   $20,778       1.3       1,505   $22,181       0.6
Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine
  Setters, Operators, and Tenders                            1,355   $24,636       0.0       1,065   $25,833       0.0
Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and
  Tenders                                                      535   $19,962       0.4         390   $21,667       0.5
Inspectors, Testers, Sorter, Samplers, and Weighers         23,840   $22,106       5.6      17,075   $25,324       5.8
Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers                  325   $22,936      22.2         170   $24,904      24.7
Medical, Dental and Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians          760   $22,563       7.5         585   $26,354       6.2
Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders          5,885   $16,851       1.8       3,570   $19,877       2.0
Painting Workers                                             2,650   $21,350       1.5       1,955   $24,953       1.6
Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine
  Workers                                                    1,100   $16,298       9.4         705   $23,135      11.8
Semiconductor Processors                                        25   $13,750       0.0          25   $13,750       0.0
Cementing and Gluing Machine Operators and Tenders             440   $17,296       0.0         330   $18,685       0.0
Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment
  Operators and Tenders                                        170   $22,596       0.0         110   $25,365       0.0
Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders            45   $38,571       0.0          30   $40,000       0.0
Etchers and Engravers                                          215   $20,489      11.3         130   $28,611      12.9
Molders, Shapers, and Casters, except Metal and
  Plastic                                                      585   $22,964       8.0         435   $24,665       8.0
Paper Goods Machines Setters, Operators, and Tenders         1,145   $31,731       3.5         865   $35,827       3.0
Tire Builders                                                1,420   $36,465       6.5       1,205   $37,323       7.5
Helpers-Production Workers                                   1,120   $22,036       2.1         645   $26,208       0.9
Production Workers, All Other                               32,540   $22,600       2.8      22,985   $26,306       2.7

TRANSPORTATION AND MATERIAL MOVING OCCUPATIONS
Supervisors, Transportation and Material Moving
  Workers                                                    3,485   $29,789      13.7       2,760   $31,499      12.8
Aircraft Pilots and Flight Engineers                         1,290   $60,833      69.8         925   $60,703      69.8
Air Traffic Controllers and Airfield Operations
  Specialists                                                  310   $43,897      20.9         245   $51,111      18.3



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.)

          SOUTH CAROLINA; 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                                           95   $20,478      13.4          55   $20,577       9.3
Bus Drivers                                                  5,110   $11,912       3.7       1,460   $18,290       3.2
Driver/Sales Workers and Truck Drivers                      52,515   $27,102       3.5      38,130   $30,210       3.3
Taxi Drivers and Chauffers                                   1,910   $12,609       5.7       1,035   $18,153       4.2
Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other                             260    $9,318       4.2          95   $18,917       0.0
Locomotive Engineers and Operators                             470   $51,429      11.7         370   $52,639      10.8
Railroad Brake, Signal, and Switch Operators                   135   $41,786       7.4         115   $46,176       8.6
Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters                            660   $47,349      12.6         570   $48,603      14.6
Subway, Streetcar, and Other Rail Transportation
  Workers                                                      135   $30,855       0.0         105   $35,096       0.0
Sailors and Marine Oilers                                      170   $28,523      13.6          95   $29,773       0.0
Ship and Boat Captains and Operators                           545   $30,734      24.4         285   $31,768      24.1
Ship Engineers                                                  45   $36,776      18.6          35   $37,361      24.2
Bridge and Lock Tenders                                         70   $18,450       0.0          50   $19,300       0.0
Parking Lot Attendants                                         265   $13,030       6.8         120   $16,250       9.2
Service Station Attendants                                   1,200   $14,881       5.4         770   $17,111       3.8
Transportation Inspectors                                      415   $25,208       0.5         285   $31,268       0.0
Other Transportation Workers                                   175   $27,050       7.5         165   $27,500       7.9
Conveyor Operators and Tenders                                  95   $31,620      17.9          85   $31,528      20.0
Crane and Tower Operators                                    1,210   $32,917       2.5         940   $36,367       1.3
Dredge, Excavating, and Loading Machine Operators            1,030   $21,354       2.5         735   $24,439       3.5
Hoist and Winch Operators                                      130   $19,583       0.0          70   $30,833       0.0
Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators                      11,790   $21,650       1.0       8,315   $23,950       1.0
Cleaners of  Vehicles and Equipment                          5,100   $14,462       1.4       2,780   $18,940       1.5
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Materials Movers,
  Hand                                                      22,035   $18,555       4.2      13,465   $22,997       3.8
Machine Feeders and Offbearers                               2,345   $19,006       1.2       1,570   $22,334       1.8
Packers and Packagers, Hand                                  6,225   $14,622       2.4       3,115   $19,257       3.0
Pumping Station Operators                                       20   $22,188       0.0          20   $21,979       0.0
Refuse and Recyclable Materials Collectors                   1,755   $15,622       0.4         985   $20,165       0.7
Shuttle Car Operators                                           30    $4,130      30.0          15    $3,750       0.0
Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders                              100   $16,250       0.0          80   $15,000       0.0
Material Moving Workers, All Other                           1,500   $22,802       4.1       1,130   $25,913       3.5

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