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TABLE 2. Earnings by Detailed Occupation: 1999: Tennessee: Males

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


                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates

21 to 74 years                                           1,448,485   $28,971      23.1   1,065,995   $32,999      25.1

  MANAGEMENT OCCUPATIONS
Chief executives                                            16,160   $87,785      62.0      14,085   $93,824      62.1
General and Operations Managers                             14,340   $50,827      43.7      12,780   $51,611      43.6
Legislators                                                    125   $21,818      52.4          75   $62,841      73.3
Advertising and Promotions Managers                            665   $49,583      57.1         545   $54,464      58.3
Marketing and Sales Managers                                11,165   $60,687      59.9       9,585   $65,409      60.5
Public Relations Managers                                      555   $61,250      78.7         490   $62,176      80.0
Administrative Services Managers                               900   $48,628      35.8         750   $52,331      39.5
Computer and Information Systems Managers                    3,040   $60,756      59.3       2,750   $61,961      59.9
Financial Managers                                           8,175   $57,104      71.1       7,305   $60,165      71.3
Human Resources Managers                                     4,320   $45,865      53.7       3,600   $51,060      53.8
Industrial Production Managers                               6,490   $51,464      39.1       5,815   $52,060      39.6
Purchasing Managers                                          2,450   $51,780      51.7       2,115   $54,034      51.7
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers           5,130   $37,650      27.4       4,430   $40,087      28.5
Farm, Ranch, and Other Agricultural Managers                 2,230   $25,609      21.3       1,555   $32,120      23.6
Farmers and Ranchers                                         9,970   $12,456      16.1       6,195   $17,127      17.4
Construction Managers                                       12,730   $43,098      26.1      10,465   $46,504      28.4
Education Administrators                                     5,335   $49,824      87.1       3,730   $51,379      87.5
Engineering Managers                                         2,400   $71,471      76.0       2,180   $73,448      78.3
Food Service Managers                                        7,465   $31,616      24.0       6,095   $34,683      24.0
Funeral Directors                                            1,060   $31,795      18.6         860   $35,222      16.0
Gaming Managers                                                185   $28,333      26.1         130   $30,066      21.7
Lodging Managers                                             1,550   $31,730      38.0       1,275   $31,993      35.9
Medical and Health Services Managers                         2,960   $53,629      65.5       2,705   $55,365      66.1
Natural Sciences Managers                                      230   $71,293     100.0         205   $71,897     100.0
Postmasters and Mail Superintendents                           515   $52,168      27.8         440   $52,976      26.0
Property, Real Estate, and Community Association
  Managers                                                   3,300   $37,401      43.6       2,390   $44,375      46.2
Social and Community Service Managers                        1,435   $39,213      70.1       1,155   $42,075      73.3
Managers, All Other                                         23,410   $50,768      45.4      20,315   $53,116      46.9

  BUSINESS AND FINANCIAL OPERATIONS OCCUPATIONS
Agents and Business Managers of Artists,Performers,
  and Athletes                                                 835   $40,365      49.3         665   $50,273      58.8
Purchasing Agents and Buyers, Farm Products                    335   $32,500      23.2         255   $35,714      19.9
Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products            2,145   $33,357      24.2       1,745   $36,854      27.1
Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and
  Farm Products                                              2,385   $37,500      39.1       2,000   $39,303      40.7
Claims Adusters, Appraisers, Examiners, and
  Investigators                                              1,920   $40,487      61.0       1,675   $42,054      62.9
Compliance Officers, Except Agriculture, Construction,
  Health and Safety, and Transportation                        905   $40,213      52.6         760   $41,140      50.5
Cost Estimators                                              1,715   $40,562      27.3       1,375   $42,893      29.3



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.)

          TENNESSEE; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Human Resources, Training, and Labor Relations
  Specialists                                                5,770   $39,651      49.2       4,635   $42,385      49.4
Logisticians                                                   410   $40,417      47.7         320   $48,636      50.6
Management Analysts                                          4,260   $51,580      73.1       3,010   $60,302      73.1
Meeting and Convention Planners                                150   $38,542      27.0         100   $40,625      27.0
Other Business Operations Specialists                        2,015   $36,755      33.7       1,525   $40,455      34.9
Accountants and Auditors                                    12,065   $44,781      85.9      10,150   $48,691      86.8
Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate                      1,295   $38,601      45.3       1,045   $42,148      47.8
Budget Analysts                                                200   $43,068      57.6         185   $41,875      57.8
Credit Analysts                                                130   $40,848      78.3         130   $40,848      78.3
Financial Analysts                                             410   $53,125      88.3         290   $56,711      88.3
Personal Financial Advisors                                  2,555   $61,084      81.4       2,020   $67,533      82.3
Insurance Underwriters                                         560   $50,302      79.9         525   $50,776      79.8
Financial Examiners                                            105   $45,952      93.3         105   $45,952      93.3
Loan Counselors and Officers                                 3,070   $42,158      61.9       2,675   $45,632      62.8
Tax Examiners, Collectors, and Revenue Agents                  395   $39,946      70.6         325   $41,480      72.4
Tax Preparers                                                  495   $23,409      58.5         265   $39,408      54.4
Financial Specialists, All Other                               520   $39,706      36.7         375   $45,350      42.6

  COMPUTER AND MATHEMATICAL OCCUPATIONS
Computer Scientists and System Analyts                       6,390   $48,585      56.1       5,245   $50,791      56.3
Computer Programmers                                         6,540   $48,641      57.4       5,360   $51,308      57.6
Computer Software Engineers                                  4,310   $51,789      62.6       3,515   $54,334      62.9
Computer Support Specialists                                 3,605   $31,880      41.6       2,645   $36,771      43.5
Database Administrators                                        415   $55,667      62.7         340   $61,136      64.6
Network and Computer Systems Administrators                  2,205   $42,177      45.5       1,940   $43,856      46.3
Network Systems and Data Communication Analysts              2,935   $42,068      44.0       2,280   $45,962      45.8
Actuaries                                                      155   $74,886      94.1         130   $73,295      93.1
Mathematicians                                                  20   $61,250     100.0          20   $61,250     100.0
Operations Research Analysts                                   785   $47,093      67.2         585   $53,427      67.7
Statisticians                                                  190   $50,893      81.8         170   $52,727      84.1
Miscellaneous Mathematical Science Occupations                  20   $28,929     100.0          10  $110,417     100.0

ARCHITECTURE, ENGINEERING OCCUPATIONS
Architects, Except Naval                                     2,235   $47,558      76.5       1,875   $50,837      79.7
Surveyors, Cartographers, and Photogrammetrists                580   $31,184      68.3         400   $37,036      62.7
Aerospace Engineers                                            595   $60,818      85.0         545   $61,220      86.1
Agricultural Engineers                                          20   $60,227     100.0          20   $60,227     100.0
Biomedical Engineers                                           130   $42,054      66.2         110   $41,429      71.3
Chemical Engineers                                           1,550   $66,140      87.7       1,290   $67,801      87.7
Civil Engineers                                              4,385   $51,751      79.1       3,700   $55,473      80.2
Computer Hardware Engineers                                    595   $41,133      49.2         425   $42,857      58.3
Electrical and Electronic Engineers                          3,825   $55,149      69.2       3,325   $56,777      70.1
Environmental Engineers                                        615   $51,938      85.6         515   $57,438      91.8
Industrial Engineers, Including Health and Safety            3,865   $50,000      62.4       3,295   $50,675      63.2
Marine Engineers and Naval Architects                          110   $56,250      27.8          70   $65,114      31.0



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.)

          TENNESSEE; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Materials Engineers                                            700   $51,520      64.6         565   $55,913      66.8
Mechanical Engineers                                         5,285   $52,423      65.4       4,420   $55,080      66.6
Mining and Geological Engineers,Including Mining
  Safety Engineers                                              50   $48,056      48.1          25   $46,964      64.0
Nuclear Engineers                                              310   $61,818      83.7         275   $61,136      82.2
Petroleum Engineers                                             45   $68,000      63.0          40   $41,250      55.3
Engineers, All Others                                        4,545   $53,451      72.9       3,830   $57,461      74.9
Drafters                                                     3,115   $31,312      13.0       2,415   $33,449      10.3
Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters                     7,190   $35,678      13.5       5,990   $37,700      13.1
Surveying and Mapping Technicians                            1,810   $24,210       3.5       1,350   $26,506       3.1

  LIFE, PHYSICAL, AND SOCIAL SCIENCE OCCUPATIONS
Agricultural and Food Scientists                               235   $34,375      91.5         165   $41,176      92.8
Biological Scientists                                          595   $36,250      97.8         485   $38,917      98.6
Conservation Scientists and Foresters                          290   $36,346      93.4         275   $36,683      93.0
Medical Scientists                                             840   $38,375     100.0         640   $46,389     100.0
Astronomers and Physicists                                     555   $60,721      80.8         470   $66,167      82.8
Atmospheric and Space Scientists                               235   $52,401      78.5         190   $53,798      85.2
Chemists and Materials Scientists                            1,235   $55,806      89.4         980   $60,670      88.6
Environmental Scientists and Geoscientists                   1,170   $38,417      93.8         945   $44,737      93.9
Physical Scientists, All Other                               1,125   $47,181      96.0         930   $59,250      96.4
Economists                                                     210   $68,871     100.0         185   $68,295     100.0
Market/Survey Researchers                                      515   $52,679      76.3         400   $56,875      77.3
Psychologists                                                  975   $54,050      98.6         690   $60,781      98.0
Sociologists                                                     0         .        .            0         .        .
Urban and Regional Planners                                    195   $50,804      95.9         165   $48,333      95.1
Miscellaneous Social Scientists and Related Workers            260   $36,534      84.2         185   $47,500      88.7
Agricultural and Food Science Technicians                      345   $35,725      27.1         310   $35,750      27.4
Biological Technicians                                         140   $18,889      66.4          85   $25,278      63.1
Chemical Technicians                                         1,825   $38,563      10.9       1,435   $40,052      10.8
Geological and Petroleum Technicians                           105   $40,714      30.2          85   $42,083      10.8
Nuclear Technicians                                            105   $49,792      28.0          65   $53,393      36.9
Other Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians         1,380   $27,361      27.8         895   $35,019      27.8

  COMMUNITY AND SOCIAL SERVICES OCCUPATIONS
Counselors                                                   3,010   $25,666      67.5       2,170   $27,439      68.6
Social Workers                                               1,955   $26,533      79.8       1,550   $27,285      81.7
Misc. Community and Social Service Specialists               1,435   $26,745      59.0       1,165   $30,027      61.7
Clergy                                                       9,980   $28,830      68.3       7,835   $32,174      70.4
Directors, Religious Activities and Education                  700   $32,158      73.6         560   $35,478      75.0
Religious Workers, All Other                                   875   $28,207      56.3         590   $35,417      67.5

  LEGAL OCCUPATIONS
Lawyers                                                      8,455   $76,348      99.8       7,200   $81,280      99.7
Judges, Magistrates, and Other Judicial Workers                580   $71,806      88.0         440   $95,880      88.6
Paralegals and Legal Assistants                                460   $29,015      55.7         345   $31,422      53.0
Miscellaneous Legal Support Workers                            595   $26,205      54.8         330   $37,175      40.4



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.)

          TENNESSEE; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates

  EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND LIBRARY OCCUPATIONS
Postsecondary Teachers                                      12,365   $41,528      91.6       9,235   $48,604      91.0
Preschool and Kindergarten Teachers                            115   $15,402      14.2          45   $15,288       0.0
Elementary and Middle School Teachers                       10,430   $33,194      93.6       8,745   $34,985      94.6
Secondary School Teachers                                    5,100   $34,973      93.5       4,570   $35,815      94.6
Special Education Teachers                                     310   $30,978      83.2         240   $36,471      90.9
Other Teachers and Instructors                               2,940   $25,024      46.7       1,735   $31,179      50.1
Archivists, Curators, and Museum Technicians                   215   $26,612      61.5         170   $30,500      67.3
Librarians                                                     415   $29,000      93.0         305   $33,636      95.4
Library Technicians                                            175   $21,339      20.2         110   $26,563      19.3
Teacher Assistants                                             710   $11,516      41.9         210   $15,341      38.9
Other Education, Training, and Library Workers                 380   $34,904      85.2         285   $41,902      86.4

  ARTS, DESIGN, ENTERTAINMENT, SPORTS, AND MEDIA
       OCCUPATIONS
Artists and Related Workers                                  1,755   $23,837      34.3       1,235   $27,011      30.9
Designers                                                    4,905   $31,994      37.6       3,740   $35,865      39.9
Actors                                                         205   $11,951      39.2          70   $21,410      47.1
Producers and Directors                                      1,890   $34,239      49.2       1,370   $40,407      47.3
Athletes, Coaches, Umpires and Related Workers               1,610   $26,373      58.1         900   $31,992      65.9
Dancers and Choreographers                                      45   $16,000       0.0          15   $11,250       0.0
Musicians, Singers and Related Workers                       4,835   $26,758      39.0       2,345   $39,281      45.1
Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related
  Workers, All Other                                           300   $31,250      24.8         180   $42,188      34.1
Announcers                                                   1,050   $25,412      33.7         635   $31,563      42.3
News Analysts, Reporters, and Correspondents                   680   $29,914      67.4         550   $35,513      74.0
Public Relations Specialists                                   760   $46,683      63.0         645   $50,169      65.1
Editors                                                      1,135   $32,269      73.3         900   $40,231      77.4
Technical Writers                                              300   $50,673      68.2         225   $55,234      68.0
Writers and Authors                                          1,010   $25,662      74.7         620   $31,842      73.9
Miscellaneous Media and Communication Workers                  225   $32,031      41.3         110   $36,083      41.3
Broadcast and Sound Engineering Technicians and
  Radio Operators                                            2,085   $32,116      33.1       1,395   $36,021      33.1
Photographers                                                1,370   $27,525      37.1         920   $29,796      41.0
Television, Video and Motion Picture Camera
  Operators and Editors                                        460   $27,041      44.2         305   $29,157      42.2
Media and Communication Equipment Workers,
  All Other                                                     15   $23,750       0.0           0         .        .

  HEALTHCARE PRACTIONERS AND TECHNICAL OCCUPATIONS
Chiropractors                                                  560   $80,093      98.6         415   $77,450      98.1
Dentists                                                     2,300  $104,500     100.0       1,310  $117,174     100.0
Dieticians and Nutritionists                                   140   $21,618      49.3          80   $30,278      46.3
Optometrists                                                   510   $87,537     100.0         410   $86,862     100.0
Pharmacists                                                  2,745   $71,278      96.4       2,120   $72,813      98.8
Physicians and Surgeons                                     10,975  $139,522      99.7       8,700  $145,881      99.7
Physician Assistants                                           460   $60,347      71.1         360   $61,412      69.4



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.)

          TENNESSEE; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Podiatrists                                                    135  $112,500     100.0          75  $112,500     100.0
Registered Nurses                                            4,520   $40,324      56.6       3,465   $41,828      54.5
Audiologists                                                    60   $51,250      88.7          45   $91,458     100.0
Occupational Therapists                                        200   $51,964      86.1         130   $52,011      91.5
Physical Therapists                                            915   $50,334      82.6         700   $51,913      80.8
Radiation Therapists                                            45   $37,266      55.3          45   $37,266      55.3
Recreational Therapists                                        100   $25,250      80.0          75   $25,694      79.2
Respiratory Therapists                                         715   $35,493      30.9         585   $36,404      33.4
Speech-Language Pathologists                                    90   $34,861     100.0          45   $61,429     100.0
Therapists, All Others                                         270   $26,689      85.2         215   $30,163      81.2
Veterinarians                                                  840   $62,115      98.8         705   $66,250      98.6
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practioners,
  All Other                                                     10  $155,000     100.0          10  $155,000     100.0
Clinical Lab Technologists and Technicians                   1,820   $30,025      55.9       1,320   $33,370      56.2
Dental Hygienists                                               70   $32,375      35.2          35   $44,625      45.5
Diagnostic Related Technologists and Technicians             1,280   $37,028      22.5       1,070   $37,723      19.7
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics                 2,405   $29,108      13.5       1,935   $30,773      13.9
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practioners Support
  Technicians                                                1,325   $20,657      18.9         865   $22,903      17.4
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses            1,085   $26,654       5.3         795   $28,545       5.2
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians             135   $20,368      29.6          95   $22,426      28.4
Opticians, Dispensing                                          285   $26,750      16.0         250   $26,875      14.1
Miscellaneous Health Technologists and Technicians             470   $32,292      25.7         360   $36,172      28.1
Other Healthcare Practioners and Technical
  Occupations                                                  690   $38,875      51.1         550   $40,923      51.6

HEALTHCARE SUPPORT OCCUPATIONS
Nursing, Psychiatric, and Home Health Aides                  3,695   $17,716      16.0       2,340   $21,963      16.1
Occupational Therapist Assistants and Aides                     60   $28,750      56.9          35   $30,729      26.5
Physical Therapist Assistants and Aides                        285   $24,764      25.4         200   $30,385      17.8
Massage Therapists                                             205   $20,474      49.3          95   $21,319      50.5
Dental Assistants                                              105   $21,481      45.2          60   $25,326      16.7
Medical Assistants and Other Healthcare Support
 Occupations                                                   995   $18,186      23.2         550   $21,765      17.8

  PROTECTIVE SERVICE OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Correctional
  Officers                                                     770   $30,139      20.4         645   $30,485      20.4
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Police and
  Detectives                                                 1,575   $40,298      19.1       1,385   $40,334      18.3
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Fire Fighting and
  Prevention Workers                                           800   $44,411       3.9         715   $44,929       4.3
Supervisors, Protective Service Workers, All Other           1,270   $32,463      38.3       1,035   $36,144      42.0
Fire Fighters                                                5,255   $36,510       6.1       4,665   $37,174       6.5
Fire Inspectors                                                195   $38,542      22.6         165   $41,667      26.8
Baliffs, Correctional Officers and Jailers                   4,895   $22,848       5.6       4,025   $23,746       4.7
Detectives and Criminal Investigators                        1,810   $38,011      40.3       1,615   $38,641      40.2
Fish and Game Wardens                                           95   $34,375      86.0          95   $34,375      86.0



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.)

          TENNESSEE; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Parking Enforcement Workers                                     20    $8,125       0.0           0         .        .
Police and Sheriff Patrol Officers                           9,900   $31,224      22.6       8,910   $31,731      22.9
Transit and Railroad Police                                     10   $66,250     100.0           0         .        .
Animal Control Workers                                         200   $23,173      20.9         180   $23,782      18.1
Private Detectives and Investigators                           680   $32,441      51.5         495   $40,987      50.9
Security Guards and Gaming Surveillance Officers            11,090   $19,561      10.9       6,840   $23,469      12.1
Crossing Guards                                                150    $7,469       0.0          60   $27,614       0.0
Lifeguards and Other Protective Service Workers                390    $5,308      22.6          75   $46,691      44.2

  FOOD PREPARATION AND SERVING RELATED OCCUPATIONS
Chefs and Head Cooks                                         2,195   $21,835      10.7       1,625   $25,320      12.2
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Food Preparation
  and Serving Workers                                        4,550   $21,855      15.6       3,205   $24,713      15.6
Cooks                                                       12,265   $13,514       3.3       6,325   $17,697       3.4
Food Preparation Workers                                     1,910   $11,844       4.1         945   $16,799       4.4
Bartenders                                                   2,185   $16,260      13.8       1,115   $21,826      11.1
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers,
  Including Fast Food                                          765   $11,479       5.9         375   $21,818       9.1
Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession and
  Coffee Shop                                                  265    $8,606       2.3         100   $16,667       6.1
Waiters and Waitresses                                       5,880   $12,126      12.2       2,385   $17,284      12.6
Food Servers, Nonrestaurant                                    535   $13,666      16.1         260   $20,278      10.1
Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender
  Helpers                                                      890   $10,440       7.8         260   $17,055       2.7
Dishwashers                                                  2,505    $9,763       2.5         910   $14,306       2.4
Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee
  Shop                                                         135    $7,313      12.4          20   $21,750      33.3
Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers,
  All Other                                                     30   $15,375       0.0          15   $17,000       0.0

  BUILDING AND GROUNDS CLEANING AND MAINTENANCE
    OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Housekeeping and
  Janitorial Workers                                         1,905   $25,393       9.8       1,515   $25,763      11.0
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Landscaping, Lawn
  Service, and Groundskeeping Workers                        2,415   $27,042      18.1       1,910   $28,589      19.1
Janitors and Building Cleaners                              24,790   $17,488       3.1      15,135   $21,651       3.0
Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners                              2,620   $14,296       4.5       1,370   $17,091       5.8
Pest Control Workers                                         1,610   $22,075      11.4       1,250   $24,946      10.6
Grounds Maintenance Workers                                 17,090   $14,860       5.4       8,350   $19,471       4.9

  PERSONAL CARE AND SERVICE OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Gaming Workers              415   $33,868      44.4         355   $35,688      44.2
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Personal Service
  Workers                                                      850   $26,208      23.8         610   $27,908      26.7
Animal Trainers                                                505   $20,015      11.9         390   $20,978      13.3
Nonfarm Animal Caretakers                                      605   $18,091      20.2         340   $20,958      30.8



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.)

          TENNESSEE; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Gaming Workers                                                 440   $28,194      13.4         300   $31,538      19.8
Motion Picture Projectionists                                   85   $12,019      29.8          35   $13,472      14.3
Ushers,Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers                     185    $7,740      28.4          60   $18,594      13.6
Miscellaneous Entertainment Attendants and Related
  Workers                                                    1,010   $10,589      16.4         345   $19,625       9.0
Funeral Service Workers                                        295   $18,167      22.0         130   $28,274      20.6
Barbers                                                      1,235   $15,981       2.6         790   $20,216       4.0
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists               1,215   $24,265      14.1         845   $28,281      15.1
Miscellaneous Personal Appearance Workers                      270   $17,404       0.0         130   $20,878       0.0
Baggage Porters, Bellhops, and Concierges                      410   $17,742      17.2         265   $23,533      24.0
Tour and Travel Guides                                         320    $8,508      25.4          80   $23,152      29.5
Transportation Attendants                                      315   $26,438      28.7         175   $27,375      31.8
Child Care Workers                                             710   $10,064      16.1         290   $18,889      14.2
Personal and Home Care Aides                                   380   $15,735       7.4         165   $20,488       9.0
Recreation and Fitness Workers                               1,485   $17,903      33.3         865   $25,078      35.6
Residential Advisors                                           350    $7,111      17.7         110   $18,274      11.9
Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other                   285   $16,860      29.5         155   $21,850      41.3

  SALES AND RELATED OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Retail Sales
  Workers                                                   34,855   $31,401      22.9      29,640   $33,073      23.5
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Non-Retail Sales
  Workers                                                   12,540   $41,114      31.0      10,755   $42,348      31.0
Cashiers                                                     7,180   $13,435       9.3       3,560   $19,831       8.4
Counter and Rental Clerks                                      850   $21,613      14.9         420   $29,560      15.7
Parts Salespersons                                           2,335   $24,763       4.5       1,920   $26,401       5.3
Retail Salespersons                                         30,245   $24,322      20.1      20,700   $30,514      22.1
Advertising Sales Agents                                     1,850   $35,110      44.0       1,450   $40,893      48.4
Insurance Sales Agents                                       6,785   $40,667      52.3       5,315   $42,868      54.5
Securities, Commodities, and Finanancial Services
  Sales Agents                                               3,485   $63,904      76.2       2,820   $69,830      76.6
Travel Agents                                                  285   $31,614      24.7         255   $31,909      27.3
Sales Representatives, Services, All Other                   7,400   $38,864      38.6       5,905   $42,294      41.5
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing          22,590   $40,838      36.9      18,875   $43,846      38.2
Models, Demonstrators, and Product Promoters                   290   $20,917      25.3         145   $45,329      42.9
Real Estate Brokers and Sales Agents                         5,820   $36,979      42.4       4,120   $49,462      43.6
Sales Engineers                                                470   $62,202      72.9         405   $62,242      70.3
Telemarketers                                                1,140   $11,186      24.1         365   $20,521      30.4
Door-To-Door Sales Workers, News and Street Vendors
  and Related Workers                                        1,265   $16,821      13.5         525   $27,402      11.6
Sales and Related Workers, All Other                         1,805   $31,735      37.3       1,165   $41,391      48.1

OFFICE AND ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Office and
Administrative Support Workers                              10,980   $34,027      28.1       8,990   $36,484      28.2
Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service             150   $22,000      12.2          85   $32,250      10.7



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.)

          TENNESSEE; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Telephone Operators                                            185   $26,550       3.2         120   $31,964       4.9
Communication Equipment Operators, All Other                    75   $32,031       0.0          55   $31,563       0.0
Bill and Account Collectors                                  1,165   $22,313      26.6         795   $25,205      31.9
Billing and Posting Clerks and Machine Operators               710   $27,096      32.9         495   $28,085      40.0
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks                 2,755   $23,198      27.2       1,915   $28,103      30.2
Gaming Cage Workers                                             20  $254,545       0.0          20  $254,545       0.0
Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks                                 390   $27,857      16.2         290   $29,464      17.2
Procurement Clerks                                             265   $31,760      47.9         185   $41,985      58.3
Tellers                                                        580   $13,478      32.4         315   $18,147      37.7
Brokerage Clerks                                                25   $23,235       0.0          20   $23,824       0.0
Correspondence Clerks                                           30   $87,955      57.1          25   $34,896      47.8
Court, Municipal, and License Clerks                           385   $26,616      28.3         300   $30,129      25.9
Credit Authorizers, Checkers and Clerks                        330   $24,858      27.8         260   $28,690      35.4
Customer Service Representatives                            10,535   $25,443      29.0       7,455   $30,112      29.2
Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs                  320   $27,200      85.4         250   $27,400      91.5
File Clerks                                                  1,000   $18,231      14.6         555   $25,125      13.7
Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks                           800   $13,497      12.4         425   $16,084       6.8
Interviewers Except Eligibility and Loan                     1,010   $10,091      26.7         270   $34,531      39.3
Library Assistants, Clerical                                   415   $14,219      55.8         205   $21,506      56.0
Loan Interviewers and Clerks                                   285   $34,432      44.7         220   $35,208      45.2
New Account Clerks                                              10    $3,750     100.0           0         .        .
Order Clerks                                                 1,410   $21,421       4.9         890   $26,326       4.3
Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and
  Timekeeping                                                  145   $27,292      45.1         110   $29,844      50.0
Receptionists and Information Clerks                         1,310   $17,932      35.9         645   $25,403      37.7
Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and
  Travel Clerks                                              1,360   $26,001      15.9         905   $30,500      14.7
Information and Record Clerks, All Other                       215   $31,076      45.1         145   $31,840      49.0
Cargo and Freight Agents                                       315   $26,231      11.7         200   $31,818      15.2
Couriers and Messengers                                      2,870   $24,287      14.3       2,030   $29,021      14.3
Dispatchers                                                  2,315   $28,788      13.8       1,925   $30,702      13.8
Meter Readers, Utilities                                     1,250   $23,443       4.6       1,080   $24,375       5.3
Postal Service Clerks                                        1,630   $39,911      19.2       1,385   $40,920      20.0
Postal Service Mail Carriers                                 4,270   $39,186      13.0       3,450   $40,502      13.2
Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and
  Processing Machine Operators                               1,245   $39,124      21.9       1,025   $40,124      22.8
Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks                  3,450   $34,674      28.0       2,905   $36,673      28.2
Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks                     11,420   $22,395       5.4       8,525   $25,231       5.5
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers                              16,165   $19,684       5.5      10,390   $22,953       5.4
Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers,
  Recordkeeping                                              1,135   $23,690       9.5         770   $27,891       8.7
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants                    1,820   $24,475      36.4       1,065   $35,213      36.2
Computer Operators                                           2,395   $30,773      18.7       1,865   $33,449      18.7
Data Entry Keyers                                            1,430   $21,032      21.1         860   $26,548      20.2
Word Processors and Typists                                    170   $11,458      13.7          85   $27,656      18.1
Desktop Publishers                                              20   $55,577      65.0          20   $55,577      65.0
Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks                  485   $28,553      59.1         415   $31,298      59.8



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.)

          TENNESSEE; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except
  Postal Service                                             1,180   $19,539       9.4         725   $21,905       8.1
Office Clerks, General                                       3,200   $19,304      22.2       1,800   $25,852      27.0
Office Machine Operators, Except Computer                      290   $19,557      23.0         200   $25,583      29.4
Proofreaders and Copy Markers                                   35   $33,036      20.0          20   $33,750      33.3
Statistical Assistants                                         170   $24,667      19.4         110   $45,547      29.7
Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other         2,400   $30,771      36.7       1,880   $34,841      37.2

FARMING, FISHING, AND FORESTRY OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Farming, Fishing
  and Forestry Workers                                         585   $23,733       8.9         450   $24,555      10.9
Agricultural Inspectors                                        165   $36,528      18.6         110   $40,197      14.3
Animal Breeders                                                 60   $13,851       8.1          50   $14,223       0.0
Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products                     195   $21,045       5.7         110   $21,538      10.0
Miscellaneous Agricultural Workers                           6,795   $12,313       5.1       3,685   $15,703       4.5
Fishers and Related Fishing Workers                            185   $12,639       5.9         120   $16,333       6.7
Hunters and Trappers                                            10   $33,750       0.0           0         .        .
Forest and Conservation Workers                                270   $14,130       0.7         180   $16,183       1.1
Logging Workers                                              3,240   $18,895       1.7       1,605   $23,040       1.1

CONSTRUCTION AND EXTRACTION WORKERS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Construction
  Trades and Extraction Workers                             20,330   $34,574       8.4      15,890   $37,151       8.6
Boilermakers                                                   750   $32,476       0.0         410   $34,766       0.0
Brickmasons, Blockmasons, and Stonemasons                    7,605   $18,637       1.6       3,655   $24,366       1.7
Carpenters                                                  30,210   $20,669       4.4      17,730   $25,034       4.5
Carpet, Floor and Tile Installers and Finishers              4,415   $20,883       1.3       2,625   $25,697       1.4
Cement Masons, Concrete Finishers, and Terrazzo
  Workers                                                    1,805   $18,210       2.1         990   $20,998       2.1
Contruction Laborers                                        22,985   $18,297       3.4      12,590   $22,571       3.2
Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators             690   $24,000       0.3         345   $26,450       0.6
Pile-Driver Operators                                           10   $21,250       0.0          10   $21,250       0.0
Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment
  Operators                                                  8,425   $24,321       0.6       5,430   $27,083       0.4
Drywall Installers, Ceiling Tile Installers, and
  Tapers                                                     4,575   $20,886       1.3       2,565   $24,839       1.4
Electricians                                                16,625   $31,150       3.1      12,545   $34,605       3.1
Glaziers                                                       760   $28,198       2.1         590   $30,000       2.7
Insulation Workers                                             985   $28,378       2.5         690   $30,010       3.6
Painters, Construction and Maintenance                      11,165   $18,794       4.1       5,815   $23,586       3.4
Paperhangers                                                   345   $26,028       3.7         240   $27,123       3.3
Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters         10,990   $26,362       2.7       7,600   $29,742       2.9
Plasterers and Stucco Masons                                   510   $20,982       3.3         235   $24,236       4.3
Reinforcing Iron Workers                                       115   $21,210       0.0          65   $21,492       0.0
Roofers                                                      5,090   $17,229       1.5       2,455   $22,323       2.0
Sheet Metal Workers                                          3,690   $24,642       0.7       2,585   $26,808       1.0
Structural Iron and Steel Workers                            1,765   $26,105       0.9       1,110   $30,735       1.4
Helpers, Construction Trades                                 1,305   $15,890       1.9         645   $20,716       1.9
Construction and Building Inspectors                         1,640   $30,079      15.5       1,300   $31,638      14.6
Elevator Installers and Repairers                              390   $41,016       2.3         325   $44,313       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.)

          TENNESSEE; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Fence Erectors                                                 585   $21,466       5.1         330   $27,778       6.7
Hazardous Materials Removal Workers                            285   $27,778       6.0         210   $30,542       8.1
Highway Maintenance Workers                                  1,690   $19,664       1.2       1,235   $21,573       1.6
Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment
  Operators                                                    195   $33,500       0.0         160   $35,224       0.0
Septic Tank Services and Sewer Pipe Cleaners                   200   $19,191       0.0         115   $24,621       0.0
Miscellaneous Construction and Related Workers                 675   $22,352       0.9         400   $27,725       0.7
Derrick, Rotary Drill, and Service Unit Operators,
  Oil, Gas, and Mining                                          35   $35,089       0.0          35   $35,089       0.0
Earth Drillers Except Oil and Gas                              555   $28,272       1.1         400   $30,474       0.0
Explosives Workers, Ordnance handling Experts, and
  Blasters                                                     275   $31,953       0.0         240   $31,328       0.0
Mining Machine Operators                                       660   $27,344       1.7         465   $28,963       2.4
Roof Bolters, Mining                                            30   $32,083       0.0          30   $32,083       0.0
Roustabouts, Oil and Gas                                         0         .        .            0         .        .
Helpers - Extraction Workers                                    10   $26,250       0.0          10   $26,250       0.0
Other Extraction Workers                                       255   $19,970       0.0         165   $25,417       0.0

INSTALLATION, MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Mechanics,
  Installers and Repairers                                   7,570   $38,561       8.3       6,755   $40,049       8.6
Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine
  Repairers                                                  4,830   $30,074      17.2       3,765   $31,619      15.3
Radio and Telecommunications Equipment Installers
  and Repairers                                              3,410   $38,268       5.7       2,895   $40,679       6.3
Avionics Technicians                                           200   $35,036       0.0         165   $36,027       0.0
Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related  Repairers             790   $31,261       2.0         760   $31,535       2.0
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Transportation
  Equipment                                                     80   $21,667       0.0          70   $21,528       0.0
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Industrial and
  Utility                                                      270   $41,477       4.1         230   $43,594       4.8
Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor
  Vehicles                                                     545   $56,000       9.2         490   $66,094      10.2
Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers
  and Repairers                                              1,195   $22,115       4.6         780   $25,697       4.7
Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers                     970   $27,031       4.1         790   $27,889       5.1
Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians                   2,380   $40,007       6.8       1,950   $42,298       7.7
Automotive Body and Related Repairers                        3,600   $26,707       1.6       2,670   $30,542       1.5
Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers                      265   $27,206      12.9         220   $30,000      12.4
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics                22,110   $24,811       2.0      16,995   $27,469       2.0
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine
  Specialists                                                7,210   $28,898       2.2       5,825   $30,628       2.3
Heavy Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Service
  Technicians and Mechanics                                  3,620   $30,270       1.3       2,945   $31,934       1.0
Small Engine Mechanics                                       1,085   $20,742       0.6         700   $25,275       1.0
Miscellaneous Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Mechanics,
  Installers, and Repairers                                  1,655   $20,948       1.8       1,180   $23,603       1.8



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.)

          TENNESSEE; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Control and Valve Installers and Repairers                     425   $29,286       4.5         360   $32,361       4.2
Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration
  Mechanics and Installers                                   6,825   $27,709       2.1       5,535   $29,439       2.1
Home Appliance Repairers                                     1,320   $26,570       4.1       1,025   $29,980       5.1
Industrial and Refractory Machinery Mechanics               15,065   $35,408       2.2      13,040   $36,727       2.3
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General                     10,035   $28,139       4.2       7,965   $30,425       4.0
Maintenance Workers, Machinery                                 525   $32,222       8.2         425   $35,975       8.3
Millwrights                                                  1,750   $34,643       1.5       1,200   $36,135       2.2
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers               2,535   $40,421       1.7       2,125   $41,966       2.0
Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers             3,400   $33,940       3.4       2,680   $37,123       3.1
Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers                 1,360   $38,313      12.7       1,050   $42,500      10.7
Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and
  Repairers                                                    980   $26,117       9.4         770   $26,753       8.5
Commercial Divers                                               25    $9,821       0.0          15   $22,857       0.0
Locksmiths and Safe Repairers                                  390   $23,750      14.3         330   $27,946      13.7
Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers               905   $20,893       3.0         650   $22,321       4.2
Riggers                                                         85   $27,644       0.0          70   $28,269       0.0
Signal and Track Switch Repairers                              100   $45,400       7.0          95   $45,750       7.5
Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers         160   $14,659       2.5          70   $19,926       0.0
Other Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers          4,350   $25,885       6.4       3,250   $29,141       4.3

PRODUCTION OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Production and
  Operating Workers                                         29,010   $36,357      10.9      25,420   $37,177      10.7
Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems
  Assemblers                                                   220   $34,621       4.5         195   $36,818       1.0
Electrical, Electronics, and Electromechanical
  Assemblers                                                 2,735   $23,215       3.6       2,035   $25,586       3.1
Engine and Other Machines Assemblers                           725   $29,738       0.6         650   $31,300       0.6
Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters                       555   $27,569       4.1         465   $30,402       3.4
Miscellaneous Assemblers and Fabricators                    27,510   $25,236       2.9      19,900   $28,140       3.0
Bakers                                                         895   $23,627       5.6         675   $27,068       4.9
Butchers and Other Meat, Poultry, and Fish Processing
  Workers                                                    3,780   $21,661       2.9       2,835   $24,141       3.3
Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine
  Operators and Tenders                                        165   $18,672      11.0          90   $19,375       7.6
Food Batchmakers                                               955   $28,090       4.8         715   $30,054       5.7
Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders                     210   $19,673       0.0         150   $28,661       0.0
Computer Control Programmers and Operators                   1,030   $30,862       4.7         935   $31,325       5.1
Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                               515   $26,538       2.5         395   $30,376       3.3
Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Metal and Plastic                                            435   $28,598       0.0         385   $28,636       0.0
Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Metal and Plastic                                            285   $26,705       0.0         245   $28,705       0.0
Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters,
  Operators and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                   3,915   $25,258       1.5       2,980   $26,870       1.6



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.)

          TENNESSEE; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                               300   $26,455       0.0         250   $27,049       0.0
Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine
  Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal
   and Plastic                                               1,725   $22,582       0.8       1,245   $25,445       0.6
Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                               415   $27,554       7.0         285   $30,091       7.3
Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                    70   $28,221       0.0          60   $28,365       0.0
Machinists                                                   9,760   $31,232       2.4       8,180   $32,497       2.2
Metal Furnace and Kiln Operators and Tenders                 1,665   $28,943       0.5       1,360   $29,404       0.7
Model Makers and Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic              155   $40,956      16.1         145   $41,691      10.3
Molders and Molding Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                 2,190   $23,846       1.8       1,645   $26,388       1.7
Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Metal and Plastic                                            200   $28,506      11.4         200   $28,567      11.6
Tool and Die Makers                                          3,370   $38,787       1.7       2,935   $40,119       1.8
Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Workers                     15,930   $26,603       1.1      11,765   $28,176       1.1
Heat Treating Equipment Equipment Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                               265   $31,950       3.0         240   $32,125       3.3
Lay-Out Workers, Metal and Plastic                             140   $35,150       0.7         125   $35,950       0.8
Plating and Coating Machine Setters, operators, and
  Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                   505   $26,426       0.0         410   $27,441       0.0
Tool Grinders, Filers and Sharpeners                           240   $36,458       2.5         185   $40,568       0.0
Metalworkers and Plastic Workers, All Others                14,130   $26,645       1.8      11,095   $28,275       1.6
Bookbinders and Bindery Workers                                675   $26,034       3.6         445   $29,219       3.2
Job Printers                                                 1,250   $25,156       6.5         950   $27,423       7.0
Prepress Technicians and Workers                               995   $27,343      11.9         770   $29,608      12.2
Printing Machine Operators                                   4,620   $30,270       3.3       3,815   $31,211       3.2
Laundry and Dry Cleaning Workers                             1,595   $15,797       6.8         870   $20,377       5.9
Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials              775   $24,688       2.2         560   $27,218       2.5
Sewing Machine Operators                                     2,535   $22,865       2.4       1,920   $24,762       2.7
Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers                         210   $17,368       5.7         165   $19,000       3.0
Shoe Machine Operators and Tenders                             180   $16,382       5.5         110   $20,469       9.2
Tailors, Dressmakers, and Sewers                               640   $22,633       8.8         460   $24,180      10.9
Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and
  Tenders                                                      205   $23,717       0.0         170   $23,947       0.0
Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders                                                      395   $20,919       0.0         265   $24,559       0.0
Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters,
  Operators, and Tenders                                       320   $20,682       2.2         220   $21,607       0.0
Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine
  Setters, Operators, and Tenders                              695   $22,074       2.0         510   $22,984       1.8
Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers                           55   $15,234       0.0          20   $22,500       0.0
Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers                                20   $26,250       0.0          15   $32,083       0.0
Upholsterers                                                 2,170   $21,479       0.3       1,595   $23,440       0.4
Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other           785   $22,047       3.0         575   $24,375       3.1



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.)

          TENNESSEE; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters                           2,190   $22,917       4.5       1,635   $25,221       4.3
Furniture Finishers                                            340   $20,257       3.2         205   $20,911       2.9
Model Makers and Patternmakers, Wood                             0         .        .            0         .        .
Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood         2,440   $18,544       2.2       1,545   $21,318       2.3
Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Except Sawing                                              1,050   $17,130       0.5         735   $19,518       0.7
Woodworkers, All Other                                         905   $20,327       6.1         615   $22,500       6.8
Power Plant Operators, Distributors, and Dispatchers           955   $56,961      14.3         845   $58,223      15.2
Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators                    1,995   $35,896      10.4       1,675   $37,075      10.9
Water and Liquid Waste Treatment Plant and System
  Workers                                                    1,355   $28,617       7.9       1,115   $30,174       8.0
Miscellaneous Plant and System Operators                       805   $37,456       5.1         680   $40,036       6.0
Chemical Processing Machine Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders                                                2,020   $39,605       7.4       1,725   $40,130       7.9
Crushing, Grinding, Polishing, Mixing, and Blending
  Workers                                                    2,835   $25,679       0.8       2,140   $27,392       1.0
Cutting Workers                                              2,590   $23,473       2.2       1,995   $25,352       2.5
Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine
  Setters, Operators, and Tenders                            1,380   $25,894       2.9       1,100   $27,607       3.1
Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and
  Tenders                                                      535   $29,223       2.6         445   $30,905       3.1
Inspectors, Testers, Sorter, Samplers, and Weighers         11,905   $27,830      10.2       9,360   $30,321      10.2
Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers                  430   $21,410      12.1         230   $30,536      10.8
Medical, Dental and Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians          955   $26,477      11.0         730   $28,813       9.4
Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders          3,070   $21,314       3.2       2,110   $24,933       4.1
Painting Workers                                             3,615   $25,776       3.0       2,785   $28,357       2.6
Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine
  Workers                                                      740   $19,176      21.9         555   $21,495      22.7
Semiconductor Processors                                        10   $35,781       0.0          10   $36,250       0.0
Cementing and Gluing Machine Operators and Tenders             310   $22,989       0.0         245   $23,590       0.0
Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment
  Operators and Tenders                                        300   $23,077       4.7         220   $26,875       1.4
Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders            80   $31,071       0.0          60   $36,125       0.0
Etchers and Engravers                                          120   $18,167       4.2          85   $27,946       0.0
Molders, Shapers, and Casters, except Metal and
  Plastic                                                      595   $21,399      11.3         410   $26,500      14.2
Paper Goods Machines Setters, Operators, and Tenders           715   $30,159       3.6         515   $33,536       3.1
Tire Builders                                                1,730   $44,763       5.8       1,450   $46,335       6.5
Helpers-Production Workers                                     785   $21,744       0.0         575   $25,380       0.0
Production Workers, All Other                               28,040   $25,215       3.4      20,865   $27,386       3.1

TRANSPORTATION AND MATERIAL MOVING OCCUPATIONS
Supervisors, Transportation and Material Moving
  Workers                                                    4,580   $31,433      16.0       3,615   $35,279      15.6
Aircraft Pilots and Flight Engineers                         3,795   $75,875      74.2       2,570   $73,313      72.1
Air Traffic Controllers and Airfield Operations
  Specialists                                                  830   $72,721      36.9         745   $76,188      38.2



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.)

          TENNESSEE; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency
  Medical Technicians                                           50   $42,500       0.0          40   $48,333       0.0
Bus Drivers                                                  3,430   $16,989       6.6       1,390   $27,284       5.1
Driver/Sales Workers and Truck Drivers                      79,100   $27,880       3.0      57,310   $31,153       3.1
Taxi Drivers and Chauffers                                   1,795   $15,155      10.1         910   $21,085       7.9
Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other                             300   $13,073       5.6         120   $22,045       0.0
Locomotive Engineers and Operators                           1,235   $55,646       8.6       1,125   $56,452       9.4
Railroad Brake, Signal, and Switch Operators                   250   $43,977       0.0         215   $42,969       0.0
Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters                          1,160   $42,048       7.7         915   $48,694       7.8
Subway, Streetcar, and Other Rail Transportation
  Workers                                                      210   $32,218       0.0         140   $33,676       0.0
Sailors and Marine Oilers                                      410   $24,403       2.9         255   $26,067       2.8
Ship and Boat Captains and Operators                           465   $47,422       8.6         250   $49,750       5.6
Ship Engineers                                                  40   $55,750       0.0          25   $56,125       0.0
Bridge and Lock Tenders                                         80   $38,750       6.4          70   $40,167       7.4
Parking Lot Attendants                                         405   $16,612       4.4         280   $20,512       0.0
Service Station Attendants                                   1,525   $16,472       5.9         910   $20,508       5.5
Transportation Inspectors                                      730   $37,957      11.8         635   $38,201      12.3
Other Transportation Workers                                   390   $28,060      11.3         265   $31,311      13.5
Conveyor Operators and Tenders                                 120   $30,250       0.0          90   $31,417       0.0
Crane and Tower Operators                                    1,615   $31,697       4.2       1,240   $33,090       4.3
Dredge, Excavating, and Loading Machine Operators            2,100   $23,086       0.7       1,370   $27,030       0.6
Hoist and Winch Operators                                      140   $24,167       0.0          95   $32,688       0.0
Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators                      17,980   $22,488       1.7      13,040   $25,384       1.5
Cleaners of  Vehicles and Equipment                          4,840   $16,763       1.9       2,715   $22,032       2.2
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Materials Movers,
  Hand                                                      36,630   $19,287       3.3      22,505   $23,739       2.9
Machine Feeders and Offbearers                                 935   $21,023       1.4         675   $24,036       1.9
Packers and Packagers, Hand                                  3,410   $16,128       4.1       1,665   $23,716       4.0
Pumping Station Operators                                      140   $32,455      15.8         110   $41,875      19.6
Refuse and Recyclable Materials Collectors                   1,960   $18,568       3.3       1,195   $23,655       3.3
Shuttle Car Operators                                           80   $20,673       0.0          25   $26,797       0.0
Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders                              155   $23,929       3.2         125   $31,141       3.9
Material Moving Workers, All Other                           1,105   $23,193       4.8         780   $26,413       6.8

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