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TABLE 2. Earnings by Detailed Occupation: 1999: Texas: 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                                           9,694,360   $24,837      26.2   6,294,125   $31,254      29.6

  MANAGEMENT OCCUPATIONS
Chief executives                                            78,970   $81,874      60.3      67,830   $86,866      61.0
General and Operations Managers                             69,060   $51,205      43.0      60,110   $52,447      43.1
Legislators                                                    365   $32,788      79.2         210   $50,488      80.0
Advertising and Promotions Managers                          4,765   $39,628      59.8       3,745   $43,792      59.1
Marketing and Sales Managers                                82,650   $51,798      57.3      66,735   $59,604      58.6
Public Relations Managers                                    3,850   $45,759      60.5       3,020   $50,109      61.4
Administrative Services Managers                             6,105   $43,121      41.6       5,185   $47,452      40.5
Computer and Information Systems Managers                   23,830   $64,780      61.1      20,625   $67,982      62.4
Financial Managers                                          65,545   $45,276      52.0      54,825   $49,107      53.3
Human Resources Managers                                    37,100   $38,498      39.3      28,815   $42,291      41.1
Industrial Production Managers                              20,525   $51,205      38.5      17,860   $52,631      38.7
Purchasing Managers                                         15,575   $48,503      50.4      13,400   $50,693      50.5
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers          19,830   $35,541      21.1      16,235   $37,614      22.3
Farm, Ranch, and Other Agricultural Managers                12,815   $26,545      25.0       9,020   $31,623      27.9
Farmers and Ranchers                                        36,150   $16,758      24.9      23,310   $21,984      26.4
Construction Managers                                       53,300   $45,394      26.3      42,175   $50,139      27.7
Education Administrators                                    56,740   $42,411      72.6      36,985   $45,899      72.9
Engineering Managers                                        12,350   $81,019      79.6      11,160   $82,270      80.2
Food Service Managers                                       52,525   $25,857      17.7      37,725   $29,390      19.0
Funeral Directors                                            3,110   $31,592      27.3       2,325   $36,126      26.1
Gaming Managers                                              1,415   $26,454      22.8         920   $31,868      26.8
Lodging Managers                                             8,060   $25,770      27.7       5,920   $27,973      29.0
Medical and Health Services Managers                        30,160   $39,786      48.1      24,375   $42,306      49.2
Natural Sciences Managers                                    1,090   $75,347      87.1         940   $81,250      87.3
Postmasters and Mail Superintendents                         2,345   $46,115      17.5       1,835   $50,207      19.2
Property, Real Estate, and Community Association
  Managers                                                  37,510   $30,450      30.3      26,425   $35,716      31.9
Social and Community Service Managers                       12,400   $31,636      57.4       9,345   $36,362      60.7
Managers, All Other                                        152,000   $49,105      47.1     124,985   $52,130      48.4

  BUSINESS AND FINANCIAL OPERATIONS OCCUPATIONS
Agents and Business Managers of Artists,Performers,
  and Athletes                                               2,080   $28,258      44.2       1,280   $35,078      46.8
Purchasing Agents and Buyers, Farm Products                    930   $35,054      30.6         710   $40,053      37.0
Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products           17,515   $26,773      27.6      11,590   $32,333      29.4
Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and
  Farm Products                                             21,535   $34,045      31.3      17,600   $36,313      31.5
Claims Adusters, Appraisers, Examiners, and
  Investigators                                             24,370   $32,680      40.7      19,190   $34,844      42.6
Compliance Officers, Except Agriculture, Construction,
  Health and Safety, and Transportation                      7,545   $37,333      40.6       6,155   $40,459      41.2
Cost Estimators                                              7,885   $41,570      28.8       6,395   $45,819      29.6



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.)

          TEXAS; 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                                               68,680   $34,084      44.5      51,995   $37,469      45.1
Logisticians                                                 2,880   $39,794      32.9       2,240   $41,875      33.7
Management Analysts                                         40,800   $50,831      70.6      28,620   $58,474      71.3
Meeting and Convention Planners                              1,810   $32,483      47.1       1,295   $36,662      46.8
Other Business Operations Specialists                       18,215   $29,907      31.1      13,410   $32,247      30.6
Accountants and Auditors                                   141,530   $37,419      70.9     106,975   $41,943      72.7
Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate                      6,010   $37,540      54.2       4,915   $40,703      55.4
Budget Analysts                                              2,500   $44,978      59.1       2,230   $45,286      60.3
Credit Analysts                                              1,670   $31,012      48.7       1,280   $33,459      47.2
Financial Analysts                                           4,285   $47,285      75.4       2,770   $55,417      77.2
Personal Financial Advisors                                 16,290   $45,848      72.3      12,120   $52,119      74.6
Insurance Underwriters                                       5,460   $36,154      38.4       4,410   $38,783      40.3
Financial Examiners                                            880   $48,596      79.4         765   $50,603      80.6
Loan Counselors and Officers                                23,835   $34,506      38.3      19,145   $37,100      39.1
Tax Examiners, Collectors, and Revenue Agents                5,945   $34,156      41.5       4,545   $37,390      42.8
Tax Preparers                                                8,060   $13,537      39.0       3,200   $36,695      48.5
Financial Specialists, All Other                             3,285   $31,242      33.6       2,460   $33,722      33.0

  COMPUTER AND MATHEMATICAL OCCUPATIONS
Computer Scientists and System Analyts                      53,665   $49,990      58.1      42,795   $51,933      57.7
Computer Programmers                                        49,825   $51,623      62.6      38,715   $56,334      62.9
Computer Software Engineers                                 53,940   $60,469      78.4      44,350   $62,659      78.0
Computer Support Specialists                                35,830   $32,403      33.2      25,900   $37,677      33.9
Database Administrators                                      6,250   $50,419      57.6       4,935   $52,529      58.7
Network and Computer Systems Administrators                 14,980   $44,090      40.9      11,940   $46,945      41.9
Network Systems and Data Communication Analysts             22,405   $41,983      45.2      17,110   $47,025      45.0
Actuaries                                                      990   $62,308      92.8         835   $66,053      96.4
Mathematicians                                                 135   $55,694      97.1         105   $63,214     100.0
Operations Research Analysts                                 6,430   $45,697      57.2       5,020   $49,266      55.1
Statisticians                                                1,115   $41,250      80.6         835   $48,355      78.3
Miscellaneous Mathematical Science Occupations                 115   $38,194      75.0          85   $39,028      89.5

ARCHITECTURE, ENGINEERING OCCUPATIONS
Architects, Except Naval                                    13,215   $45,397      84.9      10,495   $50,354      86.5
Surveyors, Cartographers, and Photogrammetrists              2,195   $33,771      61.5       1,710   $36,567      59.8
Aerospace Engineers                                         10,890   $62,414      81.3       9,405   $65,205      81.9
Agricultural Engineers                                          80   $45,536      72.2          70   $47,143      81.4
Biomedical Engineers                                           550   $50,547      62.2         445   $54,402      65.1
Chemical Engineers                                          10,700   $70,286      90.5       8,710   $72,292      92.3
Civil Engineers                                             20,500   $56,014      80.8      16,860   $60,186      81.6
Computer Hardware Engineers                                  5,120   $51,782      58.6       4,020   $58,125      59.4
Electrical and Electronic Engineers                         26,360   $61,429      73.5      22,500   $63,948      73.7
Environmental Engineers                                      2,025   $60,049      94.5       1,685   $62,252      94.2
Industrial Engineers, Including Health and Safety           12,010   $52,143      64.9       9,875   $54,908      64.8
Marine Engineers and Naval Architects                          480   $60,245      62.7         370   $61,887      67.7



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.)

          TEXAS; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Materials Engineers                                          2,860   $54,761      68.1       2,345   $57,265      68.3
Mechanical Engineers                                        15,000   $56,157      68.9      12,440   $59,963      69.1
Mining and Geological Engineers,Including Mining
  Safety Engineers                                           1,210   $67,031      69.6         945   $67,402      72.3
Nuclear Engineers                                              285   $70,855      81.5         270   $71,184      80.4
Petroleum Engineers                                          8,085   $79,838      90.1       6,315   $82,563      92.7
Engineers, All Others                                       26,170   $57,237      75.1      21,140   $61,019      75.4
Drafters                                                    18,840   $34,434      16.5      13,625   $38,034      16.7
Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters                    35,170   $36,754      13.8      27,740   $40,133      12.4
Surveying and Mapping Technicians                            8,350   $26,337       3.7       5,705   $30,749       3.0

  LIFE, PHYSICAL, AND SOCIAL SCIENCE OCCUPATIONS
Agricultural and Food Scientists                             1,480   $33,380      75.1       1,045   $40,689      82.1
Biological Scientists                                        3,195   $31,638      92.2       2,395   $34,728      91.1
Conservation Scientists and Foresters                          985   $40,331      92.4         820   $42,089      93.2
Medical Scientists                                           4,965   $33,250      99.9       3,590   $37,584     100.0
Astronomers and Physicists                                     605   $51,277      92.9         490   $52,105      94.3
Atmospheric and Space Scientists                               770   $47,393      81.8         635   $53,290      83.7
Chemists and Materials Scientists                            6,105   $47,535      88.6       5,060   $50,670      88.7
Environmental Scientists and Geoscientists                  12,570   $62,110      93.9       9,650   $69,662      93.9
Physical Scientists, All Other                               6,385   $32,936      97.5       4,230   $42,701      98.3
Economists                                                   1,070   $57,390      97.9         765   $62,333     100.0
Market/Survey Researchers                                    5,555   $37,188      65.2       3,695   $46,209      67.7
Psychologists                                                7,865   $38,603      98.5       4,755   $46,646      98.4
Sociologists                                                   120   $31,477      83.9         100   $32,216      81.2
Urban and Regional Planners                                    960   $43,083      94.3         815   $45,122      93.2
Miscellaneous Social Scientists and Related Workers          1,635   $29,662      80.5         985   $37,958      80.5
Agricultural and Food Science Technicians                    1,340   $25,011      18.1         820   $30,053      11.6
Biological Technicians                                         925   $24,236      46.2         545   $28,750      48.3
Chemical Technicians                                         7,540   $45,197      26.3       5,890   $49,611      25.1
Geological and Petroleum Technicians                         3,190   $41,966      31.6       2,305   $47,184      28.1
Nuclear Technicians                                            145   $44,821      37.9         105   $46,471      42.5
Other Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians         8,900   $21,776      30.8       5,135   $28,765      27.0

  COMMUNITY AND SOCIAL SERVICES OCCUPATIONS
Counselors                                                  34,840   $30,333      73.4      19,450   $31,864      72.1
Social Workers                                              34,390   $25,984      66.6      23,955   $27,876      65.9
Misc. Community and Social Service Specialists              18,595   $26,489      59.0      13,435   $28,665      63.5
Clergy                                                      31,725   $26,931      67.9      23,350   $31,433      69.9
Directors, Religious Activities and Education                4,440   $19,387      53.5       2,320   $27,492      55.7
Religious Workers, All Other                                 6,640   $15,847      44.2       2,985   $25,888      48.1

  LEGAL OCCUPATIONS
Lawyers                                                     55,510   $76,718      99.9      44,905   $85,501     100.0
Judges, Magistrates, and Other Judicial Workers              4,460   $50,477      68.7       3,535   $60,018      69.0
Paralegals and Legal Assistants                             22,365   $30,686      36.9      15,720   $34,580      33.3
Miscellaneous Legal Support Workers                         17,300   $27,425      31.8      11,435   $32,499      26.1



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.)

          TEXAS; 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                                      76,205   $32,537      89.0      48,520   $44,120      90.3
Preschool and Kindergarten Teachers                         35,810   $10,782      33.7      18,075   $16,115      33.8
Elementary and Middle School Teachers                      296,950   $31,334      91.1     230,455   $33,590      94.9
Secondary School Teachers                                   61,200   $32,701      93.5      50,225   $35,229      95.7
Special Education Teachers                                  10,985   $31,116      84.9       9,140   $32,208      87.1
Other Teachers and Instructors                              32,845   $16,697      51.7      13,485   $31,424      51.5
Archivists, Curators, and Museum Technicians                 1,740   $25,234      64.8       1,140   $29,838      68.5
Librarians                                                  12,300   $31,906      85.2       6,475   $34,189      86.8
Library Technicians                                          1,830   $11,604      16.0         685   $18,000      11.3
Teacher Assistants                                          69,095   $10,957       8.1      22,905   $12,814       6.1
Other Education, Training, and Library Workers               4,940   $37,196      80.0       2,820   $40,831      80.1

  ARTS, DESIGN, ENTERTAINMENT, SPORTS, AND MEDIA
       OCCUPATIONS
Artists and Related Workers                                 13,280   $21,202      39.9       7,530   $30,678      40.4
Designers                                                   48,150   $27,239      37.6      30,355   $35,380      38.3
Actors                                                       1,135   $15,212      54.4         310   $32,109      60.5
Producers and Directors                                      6,350   $32,993      57.3       4,430   $39,472      59.6
Athletes, Coaches, Umpires and Related Workers              12,230   $25,705      53.1       5,680   $34,042      62.1
Dancers and Choreographers                                   2,070   $16,505      14.8         590   $24,808      19.9
Musicians, Singers and Related Workers                      11,490   $15,306      46.3       3,690   $30,495      52.2
Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related
  Workers, All Other                                         2,520   $16,314      21.9         710   $28,833      23.5
Announcers                                                   3,975   $21,180      26.9       2,065   $28,520      30.1
News Analysts, Reporters, and Correspondents                 4,845   $30,053      74.6       3,400   $35,378      78.5
Public Relations Specialists                                 8,415   $30,912      60.2       5,445   $37,206      64.1
Editors                                                      8,135   $28,432      67.8       5,490   $33,305      68.8
Technical Writers                                            5,350   $45,190      65.1       3,880   $48,911      64.9
Writers and Authors                                          7,520   $25,462      72.4       3,795   $36,008      72.5
Miscellaneous Media and Communication Workers                3,790   $18,545      36.8       1,785   $30,615      40.4
Broadcast and Sound Engineering Technicians and
  Radio Operators                                            5,460   $26,214      23.7       3,700   $31,116      23.0
Photographers                                                7,235   $22,184      35.7       4,045   $29,517      39.5
Television, Video and Motion Picture Camera
  Operators and Editors                                      1,585   $20,694      45.4         760   $28,500      45.3
Media and Communication Equipment Workers,
  All Other                                                     55   $57,143      33.9          40   $58,750      47.5

  HEALTHCARE PRACTIONERS AND TECHNICAL OCCUPATIONS
Chiropractors                                                2,640   $42,697      96.8       1,530   $59,231      97.8
Dentists                                                     8,815   $95,055      99.6       5,155  $101,172      99.6
Dieticians and Nutritionists                                 5,400   $25,306      60.2       3,085   $31,751      62.5
Optometrists                                                 2,030   $68,684      99.6       1,405   $80,405     100.0
Pharmacists                                                 13,955   $62,469      96.3      10,405   $67,433      97.6
Physicians and Surgeons                                     45,885  $113,516      99.8      33,955  $124,443     100.0
Physician Assistants                                         4,275   $30,850      55.8       2,750   $41,014      57.3



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.)

          TEXAS; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Podiatrists                                                    475   $82,542     100.0         360   $83,750     100.0
Registered Nurses                                          145,775   $38,639      50.6      95,115   $42,118      49.2
Audiologists                                                   765   $37,440      91.7         445   $51,125      88.5
Occupational Therapists                                      4,160   $40,085      91.0       2,190   $46,861      93.5
Physical Therapists                                          8,515   $42,126      83.0       5,370   $50,515      83.8
Radiation Therapists                                           705   $41,861      29.5         535   $46,310      25.5
Recreational Therapists                                        560   $26,575      69.3         340   $29,728      81.4
Respiratory Therapists                                       7,305   $34,247      22.8       4,985   $36,828      22.9
Speech-Language Pathologists                                 6,485   $36,127      98.1       2,825   $39,400      97.2
Therapists, All Others                                       3,905   $26,293      60.9       2,110   $30,867      59.6
Veterinarians                                                3,925   $60,737      99.9       3,060   $65,529      99.9
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practioners,
  All Other                                                    480   $33,333      72.0         250   $35,341      67.9
Clinical Lab Technologists and Technicians                  21,365   $28,688      51.3      14,860   $32,221      51.7
Dental Hygienists                                            6,865   $35,370      35.1       2,475   $41,846      29.3
Diagnostic Related Technologists and Technicians            15,295   $32,595      16.3      11,180   $36,471      15.8
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics                 7,900   $27,688       9.3       6,020   $30,012       9.2
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practioners Support
  Technicians                                               22,055   $18,082      10.2      12,930   $21,538       7.5
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses           53,135   $24,154       5.1      32,380   $26,870       5.2
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians           6,495   $17,857      10.0       4,180   $20,011       8.6
Opticians, Dispensing                                        3,480   $20,719       9.3       2,260   $23,456      10.6
Miscellaneous Health Technologists and Technicians           5,930   $22,395      23.1       4,010   $26,066      18.6
Other Healthcare Practioners and Technical
  Occupations                                                4,820   $35,702      57.1       3,495   $37,792      57.5

HEALTHCARE SUPPORT OCCUPATIONS
Nursing, Psychiatric, and Home Health Aides                139,050   $11,593       4.0      60,680   $16,429       4.9
Occupational Therapist Assistants and Aides                    600   $28,306      13.5         305   $32,050      12.1
Physical Therapist Assistants and Aides                      3,955   $19,193      15.4       2,180   $26,188      14.3
Massage Therapists                                           4,925   $14,601      24.5       1,750   $21,800      21.7
Dental Assistants                                           13,580   $18,588       6.1       6,815   $21,914       3.9
Medical Assistants and Other Healthcare Support
 Occupations                                                36,000   $17,278      10.6      20,505   $21,228       9.2

  PROTECTIVE SERVICE OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Correctional
  Officers                                                   4,580   $27,197      18.6       3,805   $27,920      18.9
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Police and
  Detectives                                                 7,645   $45,025      33.5       6,855   $46,028      33.7
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Fire Fighting and
  Prevention Workers                                         2,480   $51,223      17.0       2,280   $51,550      17.9
Supervisors, Protective Service Workers, All Other           6,490   $31,123      25.0       5,225   $34,097      27.3
Fire Fighters                                               17,155   $41,567      13.4      14,860   $42,157      13.3
Fire Inspectors                                              1,345   $40,890      21.7       1,110   $43,227      24.5
Baliffs, Correctional Officers and Jailers                  39,660   $24,967       7.5      30,850   $25,549       7.9
Detectives and Criminal Investigators                        8,925   $44,764      46.9       7,840   $45,804      47.6
Fish and Game Wardens                                          190   $42,955      41.5         170   $43,125      45.6



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.)

          TEXAS; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Parking Enforcement Workers                                    190   $18,095      13.0         145   $18,333      11.1
Police and Sheriff Patrol Officers                          47,450   $37,541      23.5      40,745   $38,948      23.6
Transit and Railroad Police                                    115   $17,396       8.8          80   $19,167       2.6
Animal Control Workers                                       1,040   $20,606       4.2         895   $21,270       3.3
Private Detectives and Investigators                         5,260   $32,337      46.3       4,040   $36,351      47.4
Security Guards and Gaming Surveillance Officers            52,600   $18,045       9.6      32,005   $22,065      10.2
Crossing Guards                                              3,130    $4,936       4.7         275   $20,353       0.0
Lifeguards and Other Protective Service Workers              2,995    $7,769      12.4         640   $22,303      25.1

  FOOD PREPARATION AND SERVING RELATED OCCUPATIONS
Chefs and Head Cooks                                        11,200   $19,766       8.0       7,435   $22,702       7.8
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Food Preparation
  and Serving Workers                                       40,965   $17,209       7.9      25,075   $21,140       9.2
Cooks                                                      123,560   $11,009       2.0      54,325   $13,931       2.2
Food Preparation Workers                                    26,600    $9,892       3.1      10,010   $13,670       2.9
Bartenders                                                  20,635   $12,130       7.5       8,470   $16,986       7.0
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers,
  Including Fast Food                                       12,755   $10,006       3.5       4,980   $14,746       5.5
Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession and
  Coffee Shop                                                6,050    $8,011       3.6       1,635   $12,043       4.0
Waiters and Waitresses                                      95,450   $10,478       6.4      33,075   $14,807       5.5
Food Servers, Nonrestaurant                                  7,365   $11,231       4.1       2,765   $16,119       4.6
Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender
  Helpers                                                   17,245    $8,702       1.8       5,185   $12,791       0.7
Dishwashers                                                 12,665    $8,839       1.6       4,310   $12,177       1.6
Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee
  Shop                                                       5,325    $8,788       7.3       1,585   $15,454       6.7
Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers,
  All Other                                                    380    $6,413      16.5          85   $13,403       6.0

  BUILDING AND GROUNDS CLEANING AND MAINTENANCE
    OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Housekeeping and
  Janitorial Workers                                        15,525   $20,717       7.3      10,445   $24,219       7.0
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Landscaping, Lawn
  Service, and Groundskeeping Workers                        9,295   $25,545      16.5       6,845   $27,440      16.5
Janitors and Building Cleaners                             142,110   $13,074       2.7      74,050   $16,893       2.5
Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners                            104,975    $9,105       1.9      37,730   $12,729       1.8
Pest Control Workers                                         5,450   $22,679      10.0       4,010   $25,419      11.1
Grounds Maintenance Workers                                 68,795   $13,382       4.2      34,775   $16,899       4.3

  PERSONAL CARE AND SERVICE OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Gaming Workers            1,535   $21,046      21.3         940   $26,085      25.3
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Personal Service
  Workers                                                    7,235   $21,669      20.1       4,840   $26,788      21.9
Animal Trainers                                              3,110   $16,848      23.2       2,140   $20,610      24.5
Nonfarm Animal Caretakers                                    7,230   $13,029      10.9       3,615   $18,018      13.0



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.)

          TEXAS; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Gaming Workers                                               1,395   $10,594      11.7         470   $21,912      16.2
Motion Picture Projectionists                                  360   $11,406      14.5         140   $16,250      18.1
Ushers,Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers                   1,760    $6,873      12.1         420   $16,781      12.2
Miscellaneous Entertainment Attendants and Related
  Workers                                                    4,410   $10,818      12.7       1,425   $19,270      14.8
Funeral Service Workers                                        795   $17,277      25.7         435   $24,375      24.4
Barbers                                                      6,605   $14,528       5.0       3,770   $18,093       5.1
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists              46,585   $14,968       3.9      24,035   $19,163       3.8
Miscellaneous Personal Appearance Workers                   11,800   $12,436       5.9       5,515   $17,587       5.0
Baggage Porters, Bellhops, and Concierges                    3,230   $18,621       9.8       1,900   $22,175      11.0
Tour and Travel Guides                                       1,720   $11,734      25.5         570   $23,081      29.8
Transportation Attendants                                   14,025   $30,465      34.7       5,690   $36,066      35.8
Child Care Workers                                          85,305    $8,235       9.1      32,135   $13,281       9.1
Personal and Home Care Aides                                23,020    $7,679       4.2       6,895   $14,647       5.1
Recreation and Fitness Workers                              13,885   $15,130      34.2       6,505   $24,457      35.9
Residential Advisors                                         2,505   $12,912      15.3       1,210   $18,546      13.8
Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other                 2,395   $11,673      12.6         895   $17,258       8.1

  SALES AND RELATED OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Retail Sales
  Workers                                                  219,455   $26,881      20.2     169,745   $30,268      20.7
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Non-Retail Sales
  Workers                                                   78,330   $36,703      31.2      62,915   $40,683      32.6
Cashiers                                                   159,435   $10,530       5.2      62,660   $15,652       5.9
Counter and Rental Clerks                                   10,365   $12,087       6.6       4,875   $19,333       7.2
Parts Salespersons                                          10,140   $25,193       3.8       7,715   $27,407       3.9
Retail Salespersons                                        238,245   $16,740      18.1     126,185   $26,247      20.3
Advertising Sales Agents                                    15,365   $32,146      41.9      10,815   $39,309      42.8
Insurance Sales Agents                                      40,085   $32,518      39.8      29,840   $37,212      41.8
Securities, Commodities, and Finanancial Services
  Sales Agents                                              22,885   $41,033      58.4      16,905   $50,072      61.2
Travel Agents                                                9,845   $23,513      22.6       6,710   $27,485      22.0
Sales Representatives, Services, All Other                  51,950   $36,617      36.8      37,960   $42,187      39.4
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing         116,230   $40,655      38.5      91,490   $45,547      40.1
Models, Demonstrators, and Product Promoters                 3,815    $8,098      15.4         930   $21,130      17.6
Real Estate Brokers and Sales Agents                        49,740   $30,395      40.2      31,755   $40,220      43.0
Sales Engineers                                              1,950   $69,474      76.4       1,720   $70,938      76.3
Telemarketers                                               17,715   $11,256       9.1       6,120   $19,353      11.1
Door-To-Door Sales Workers, News and Street Vendors
  and Related Workers                                       11,985   $11,162      14.6       4,330   $20,924      12.2
Sales and Related Workers, All Other                        15,775   $27,456      40.0       9,770   $37,928      45.6

OFFICE AND ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Office and
Administrative Support Workers                             134,600   $29,513      22.0     104,250   $31,695      22.2
Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service           5,990   $15,188       5.0       3,145   $19,074       3.4



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.)

          TEXAS; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Telephone Operators                                          7,355   $17,890       7.2       4,300   $24,199       8.1
Communication Equipment Operators, All Other                 1,125   $22,279      11.2         820   $25,345       9.4
Bill and Account Collectors                                 19,285   $22,286      11.4      12,575   $25,558      11.5
Billing and Posting Clerks and Machine Operators            25,740   $21,309      10.6      17,995   $24,345      11.3
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks               134,090   $21,418      10.3      86,550   $24,962       8.8
Gaming Cage Workers                                              4    $9,167       0.0           0         .        .
Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks                              16,020   $23,265       9.5      11,465   $25,835       8.0
Procurement Clerks                                           3,130   $28,268      22.5       2,685   $29,619      22.5
Tellers                                                     25,600   $15,629       6.5      13,505   $18,940       5.5
Brokerage Clerks                                               450   $26,792      37.6         330   $30,536      35.3
Correspondence Clerks                                          510   $22,281      17.4         345   $26,081      11.3
Court, Municipal, and License Clerks                         5,540   $20,592       9.1       3,985   $21,914       9.2
Credit Authorizers, Checkers and Clerks                      3,935   $22,799      18.8       2,740   $26,021      21.8
Customer Service Representatives                           153,610   $21,893      15.8      99,255   $26,333      17.3
Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs                3,600   $25,918      36.8       2,895   $26,847      35.6
File Clerks                                                 24,495   $16,004      10.5      12,535   $21,267       9.8
Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks                         6,455   $12,098       9.4       2,950   $16,703       9.5
Interviewers Except Eligibility and Loan                    13,325   $13,628      17.2       5,475   $21,238      13.8
Library Assistants, Clerical                                 8,230   $12,180      24.7       3,150   $18,357      30.4
Loan Interviewers and Clerks                                 7,895   $26,616      15.4       6,085   $28,246      15.8
New Account Clerks                                           2,110   $22,321       9.2       1,625   $23,744       9.3
Order Clerks                                                12,550   $17,364       6.9       7,345   $22,122       6.9
Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and
  Timekeeping                                                4,035   $22,360      15.3       2,730   $25,325      15.6
Receptionists and Information Clerks                        71,915   $15,199       8.7      35,110   $20,388       7.0
Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and
  Travel Clerks                                             18,965   $23,623      18.2      12,335   $29,382      18.1
Information and Record Clerks, All Other                     7,680   $17,312      14.5       3,995   $21,991      14.5
Cargo and Freight Agents                                     1,220   $27,206      12.3         940   $30,545      13.1
Couriers and Messengers                                     12,505   $20,783      11.0       7,450   $25,799      12.1
Dispatchers                                                 20,250   $24,362       7.0      14,990   $26,918       7.9
Meter Readers, Utilities                                     3,915   $21,717       3.1       2,735   $22,449       3.1
Postal Service Clerks                                       12,525   $38,317      11.6       9,800   $39,612      12.2
Postal Service Mail Carriers                                23,940   $37,941       9.9      18,800   $39,341      10.5
Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and
  Processing Machine Operators                               8,390   $36,496      12.4       6,575   $38,247      13.3
Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks                 24,545   $31,318      25.5      18,490   $35,246      26.2
Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks                     42,790   $19,560       4.2      28,605   $21,890       4.3
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers                              82,510   $16,197       4.9      46,210   $20,700       5.0
Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers,
  Recordkeeping                                              5,555   $21,913       7.9       3,465   $27,286       8.1
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants                  283,220   $21,461      11.6     184,280   $25,486      10.4
Computer Operators                                          19,355   $26,215      19.4      13,665   $30,606      19.0
Data Entry Keyers                                           48,885   $18,336      10.4      28,085   $22,051       9.2
Word Processors and Typists                                  9,215   $18,466      12.5       4,960   $23,760      11.0
Desktop Publishers                                             865   $23,116      37.8         490   $27,439      34.8
Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks               18,435   $23,106      15.1      13,375   $25,429      15.6



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.)

          TEXAS; 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                                             9,730   $16,051       5.7       5,150   $20,798       4.7
Office Clerks, General                                      99,210   $17,501      10.7      55,145   $22,196       9.3
Office Machine Operators, Except Computer                    4,165   $18,503       5.2       2,540   $21,461       2.8
Proofreaders and Copy Markers                                1,470   $18,786      34.5         835   $23,622      40.3
Statistical Assistants                                       2,105   $27,882      21.3       1,460   $31,506      21.5
Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other        36,565   $25,140      24.1      25,505   $28,735      23.2

FARMING, FISHING, AND FORESTRY OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Farming, Fishing
  and Forestry Workers                                       4,295   $21,900      14.4       2,855   $24,068      15.8
Agricultural Inspectors                                        885   $25,959      27.3         525   $31,133      40.5
Animal Breeders                                                440   $27,143      25.7         300   $35,667      36.1
Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products                   1,945    $8,044       4.3         540   $17,443      11.9
Miscellaneous Agricultural Workers                          51,670   $11,531       4.3      23,375   $16,054       4.8
Fishers and Related Fishing Workers                          3,570   $15,415       2.8       1,305   $20,996       2.2
Hunters and Trappers                                           375   $17,750      11.4         180   $21,406      14.4
Forest and Conservation Workers                                740   $22,208      11.9         390   $24,297      17.3
Logging Workers                                              4,580   $20,379       0.7       2,635   $23,532       0.6

CONSTRUCTION AND EXTRACTION WORKERS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Construction
  Trades and Extraction Workers                             90,800   $36,090       9.4      67,720   $39,313      10.0
Boilermakers                                                 2,765   $30,357       1.6       1,470   $33,750       1.9
Brickmasons, Blockmasons, and Stonemasons                   15,575   $18,321       1.4       7,725   $22,737       1.6
Carpenters                                                 104,720   $19,156       3.4      57,030   $23,189       3.4
Carpet, Floor and Tile Installers and Finishers             20,505   $19,515       2.5      11,240   $23,231       2.5
Cement Masons, Concrete Finishers, and Terrazzo
  Workers                                                    8,660   $18,206       0.7       4,700   $21,729       0.6
Contruction Laborers                                       112,145   $16,516       2.3      57,765   $20,850       2.6
Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators           1,020   $17,696       1.1         615   $21,427       1.1
Pile-Driver Operators                                           80   $23,250       7.3          60   $29,750       0.0
Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment
  Operators                                                 26,870   $25,570       1.4      18,730   $27,413       1.4
Drywall Installers, Ceiling Tile Installers, and
  Tapers                                                    14,200   $17,912       1.9       7,375   $21,629       1.3
Electricians                                                54,770   $29,483       3.3      40,415   $31,721       3.2
Glaziers                                                     3,915   $24,295       1.3       2,895   $26,829       1.6
Insulation Workers                                           5,175   $23,352       2.3       2,835   $27,479       2.2
Painters, Construction and Maintenance                      50,885   $17,145       3.3      25,905   $21,261       2.9
Paperhangers                                                 2,070   $21,918       5.3       1,035   $27,500       4.2
Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters         50,090   $26,187       2.7      33,965   $30,024       2.8
Plasterers and Stucco Masons                                 2,290   $19,094       1.4       1,395   $21,392       1.9
Reinforcing Iron Workers                                       885   $20,439       0.3         520   $21,710       0.6
Roofers                                                     17,845   $16,384       1.3       8,620   $20,685       1.9
Sheet Metal Workers                                          9,985   $26,726       1.8       7,045   $30,685       2.5
Structural Iron and Steel Workers                            5,635   $25,421       2.5       3,635   $30,160       3.2
Helpers, Construction Trades                                11,525   $14,425       1.6       5,135   $18,567       1.8
Construction and Building Inspectors                         5,460   $31,706      17.9       4,215   $33,960      17.1
Elevator Installers and Repairers                            1,605   $40,763       4.8       1,340   $44,167       5.1



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.)

          TEXAS; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Fence Erectors                                               3,635   $16,754       1.7       1,900   $21,432       1.9
Hazardous Materials Removal Workers                          1,505   $21,230       5.7         885   $27,136       7.3
Highway Maintenance Workers                                  7,425   $20,666       1.5       5,230   $22,032       1.6
Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment
  Operators                                                    805   $32,991       4.3         520   $35,573       5.2
Septic Tank Services and Sewer Pipe Cleaners                   450   $22,276       0.0         320   $23,219       0.0
Miscellaneous Construction and Related Workers               2,915   $22,271       5.1       1,805   $26,750       6.5
Derrick, Rotary Drill, and Service Unit Operators,
  Oil, Gas, and Mining                                       4,505   $27,659       3.6       2,335   $31,366       4.4
Earth Drillers Except Oil and Gas                            2,885   $25,076       3.3       1,880   $29,288       3.4
Explosives Workers, Ordnance handling Experts, and
  Blasters                                                     650   $24,048      12.7         390   $29,394      16.1
Mining Machine Operators                                     4,430   $31,755       6.3       3,065   $35,470       7.7
Roof Bolters, Mining                                             0         .        .            0         .        .
Roustabouts, Oil and Gas                                       425   $24,010       1.4         255   $26,523       0.8
Helpers - Extraction Workers                                 1,205   $21,467       0.0         625   $26,399       0.0
Other Extraction Workers                                     4,430   $25,069       3.9       2,880   $28,887       5.3

INSTALLATION, MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Mechanics,
  Installers and Repairers                                  33,940   $39,617       9.9      28,420   $41,340      10.2
Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine
  Repairers                                                 22,910   $30,024      15.9      16,380   $32,691      15.1
Radio and Telecommunications Equipment Installers
  and Repairers                                             19,600   $37,482       7.8      15,765   $41,329       7.6
Avionics Technicians                                         1,665   $38,225       6.1       1,315   $40,933       6.5
Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related  Repairers           2,860   $26,966       5.6       2,175   $29,431       4.7
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Transportation
  Equipment                                                    195   $21,010       7.7         135   $22,443      10.9
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Industrial and
  Utility                                                      905   $42,134      11.4         725   $46,250      11.8
Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor
  Vehicles                                                     985   $27,520       9.4         745   $29,975      10.9
Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers
  and Repairers                                              4,110   $22,439       7.3       2,735   $25,957       7.8
Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers                   4,265   $27,366       5.0       3,025   $30,010       6.0
Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians                  20,555   $38,217       5.5      16,785   $40,454       5.2
Automotive Body and Related Repairers                       13,280   $24,485       2.2       9,095   $29,045       2.2
Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers                    1,200   $25,275       1.6         885   $27,126       1.4
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics                85,340   $22,322       2.4      59,690   $26,387       2.6
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine
  Specialists                                               22,490   $29,030       1.8      17,405   $31,077       1.5
Heavy Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Service
  Technicians and Mechanics                                 13,710   $30,777       3.2      10,290   $32,818       3.1
Small Engine Mechanics                                       3,740   $21,125       4.1       2,545   $25,319       5.2
Miscellaneous Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Mechanics,
  Installers, and Repairers                                  6,225   $17,380       1.1       3,910   $20,788       1.5



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.)

          TEXAS; 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                   2,330   $27,294       4.0       1,830   $29,587       3.9
Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration
  Mechanics and Installers                                  30,395   $27,211       3.9      22,325   $30,439       3.9
Home Appliance Repairers                                     4,140   $21,882       3.7       2,680   $26,904       2.1
Industrial and Refractory Machinery Mechanics               30,345   $33,004       3.9      23,705   $36,468       3.7
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General                     33,935   $25,210       4.6      24,140   $27,996       4.7
Maintenance Workers, Machinery                               1,620   $27,336       3.6       1,170   $31,079       3.6
Millwrights                                                  3,805   $38,168       2.7       2,785   $41,240       1.4
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers               8,140   $35,550       2.4       6,520   $40,044       2.0
Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers            14,135   $31,940       4.5      10,885   $37,143       5.1
Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers                 7,310   $34,251      10.6       5,710   $38,899      10.5
Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and
  Repairers                                                  3,445   $21,760      10.4       2,300   $26,198       9.2
Commercial Divers                                              220   $30,722      11.9         130   $31,167      20.3
Locksmiths and Safe Repairers                                2,250   $25,679       4.7       1,685   $27,553       4.3
Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers             2,405   $21,439       1.0       1,590   $25,007       1.5
Riggers                                                        975   $27,336       0.3         555   $31,757       0.5
Signal and Track Switch Repairers                              340   $41,328       3.2         320   $41,172       3.4
Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers       2,185   $13,558       1.8         950   $17,492       2.2
Other Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers         18,915   $23,344       6.5      12,985   $27,173       5.8

PRODUCTION OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Production and
  Operating Workers                                         94,655   $36,124      12.1      76,150   $38,674      12.7
Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems
  Assemblers                                                 1,465   $38,380       1.8       1,195   $40,354       1.3
Electrical, Electronics, and Electromechanical
  Assemblers                                                20,735   $17,828       4.7      12,605   $21,564       4.4
Engine and Other Machines Assemblers                           950   $26,506       1.7         685   $30,122       2.3
Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters                     1,455   $26,975       1.9       1,020   $29,529       1.8
Miscellaneous Assemblers and Fabricators                    64,690   $17,794       3.2      39,085   $21,813       3.4
Bakers                                                      11,150   $13,822       3.8       6,000   $17,353       3.0
Butchers and Other Meat, Poultry, and Fish Processing
  Workers                                                   21,545   $20,186       1.6      14,315   $22,452       1.7
Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine
  Operators and Tenders                                        395   $18,952       9.1         235   $24,556      15.5
Food Batchmakers                                             5,205   $15,552       3.0       2,990   $19,115       3.0
Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders                     795   $12,922       1.6         305   $18,707       4.3
Computer Control Programmers and Operators                   2,195   $32,650       8.4       1,625   $34,466       8.0
Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                               870   $27,250       0.9         615   $29,663       1.3
Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Metal and Plastic                                            465   $24,038       0.0         310   $24,881       0.0
Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Metal and Plastic                                            850   $22,193       2.8         585   $26,950       3.8
Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters,
  Operators and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                   5,200   $20,055       2.6       3,410   $22,687       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.)

          TEXAS; 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                               645   $23,125       3.3         435   $25,424       4.8
Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine
  Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal
   and Plastic                                               3,370   $19,057       1.9       2,025   $22,330       1.8
Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                               950   $23,115       2.7         665   $27,822       3.9
Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                   185   $25,714       0.0         150   $26,339       0.0
Machinists                                                  34,010   $30,961       2.5      26,235   $33,095       2.5
Metal Furnace and Kiln Operators and Tenders                 1,880   $28,380       1.2       1,415   $32,005       1.6
Model Makers and Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic              645   $30,857      10.2         430   $34,063      12.1
Molders and Molding Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                 3,835   $21,287       1.9       2,460   $25,734       0.6
Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Metal and Plastic                                            320   $33,594       9.9         290   $33,438       8.0
Tool and Die Makers                                          2,905   $34,181       3.8       2,250   $38,068       4.0
Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Workers                     68,370   $25,575       1.5      43,760   $28,385       1.5
Heat Treating Equipment Equipment Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                               635   $31,148       3.6         435   $33,242       3.7
Lay-Out Workers, Metal and Plastic                             630   $32,114       7.8         450   $34,375       9.8
Plating and Coating Machine Setters, operators, and
  Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                 1,235   $26,167       3.6         940   $27,088       2.7
Tool Grinders, Filers and Sharpeners                           470   $29,118       3.0         305   $36,806       2.0
Metalworkers and Plastic Workers, All Others                31,815   $21,811       2.6      21,460   $24,997       2.9
Bookbinders and Bindery Workers                              2,425   $19,596       4.0       1,560   $23,709       3.9
Job Printers                                                 6,545   $23,177       6.0       4,505   $26,471       4.8
Prepress Technicians and Workers                             4,590   $21,444       9.8       3,050   $25,903       8.9
Printing Machine Operators                                  10,275   $26,453       4.0       7,740   $28,614       4.3
Laundry and Dry Cleaning Workers                            17,200   $12,194       3.0       8,765   $15,706       3.0
Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials            8,555   $11,781       1.2       3,980   $14,469       0.6
Sewing Machine Operators                                    26,095   $12,987       2.2      13,860   $15,351       2.2
Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers                       2,000   $14,982       3.3       1,335   $16,764       3.4
Shoe Machine Operators and Tenders                             665   $15,400       2.1         315   $16,070       1.3
Tailors, Dressmakers, and Sewers                             7,645   $13,639       6.9       3,845   $18,914       6.7
Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and
  Tenders                                                      100   $19,167       0.0          55   $21,250       0.0
Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders                                                      875   $14,143       0.0         445   $17,757       0.0
Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters,
  Operators, and Tenders                                       440   $22,927       3.2         265   $24,943       0.0
Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine
  Setters, Operators, and Tenders                              360   $19,955       5.8         200   $23,636       0.0
Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers                           70   $33,333       0.0          50   $35,000       0.0
Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers                               235   $30,313      28.8         150   $29,917      14.8
Upholsterers                                                 3,895   $18,050       4.4       2,420   $21,571       3.0
Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other         1,515   $14,415       1.9         780   $19,190       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.)

          TEXAS; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters                           5,595   $19,081       4.3       3,705   $23,044       5.0
Furniture Finishers                                          1,590   $16,105      10.8         950   $20,313      11.0
Model Makers and Patternmakers, Wood                            35   $45,066       0.0          35   $45,197       0.0
Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood         2,420   $17,522       6.0       1,440   $20,761       4.7
Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Except Sawing                                              1,490   $16,642       1.1         940   $19,699       1.6
Woodworkers, All Other                                       1,830   $19,009       8.8       1,085   $22,661       2.8
Power Plant Operators, Distributors, and Dispatchers         3,110   $49,669       6.0       2,655   $50,298       6.3
Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators                    5,165   $33,817      10.0       4,355   $37,507      10.0
Water and Liquid Waste Treatment Plant and System
  Workers                                                    5,430   $26,340       6.4       4,325   $27,534       6.0
Miscellaneous Plant and System Operators                     9,295   $47,886       6.7       7,490   $50,640       7.0
Chemical Processing Machine Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders                                                6,315   $51,190       8.3       4,860   $54,286       8.2
Crushing, Grinding, Polishing, Mixing, and Blending
  Workers                                                    9,300   $25,844       3.0       6,385   $30,688       3.4
Cutting Workers                                              6,150   $17,765       2.2       3,510   $21,273       1.5
Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine
  Setters, Operators, and Tenders                            1,910   $21,198       3.2       1,295   $24,902       4.2
Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and
  Tenders                                                    1,530   $23,821       4.6       1,135   $26,104       3.5
Inspectors, Testers, Sorter, Samplers, and Weighers         65,930   $25,802      13.5      43,455   $30,817      12.8
Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers                2,820   $20,286      12.1       1,765   $23,514      11.1
Medical, Dental and Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians        5,935   $21,134       8.3       4,150   $24,671       8.4
Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders         17,060   $14,357       1.8       9,165   $18,783       1.6
Painting Workers                                            13,550   $21,407       2.2       9,045   $24,815       1.9
Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine
  Workers                                                    4,775   $15,666       9.7       2,580   $19,935       8.5
Semiconductor Processors                                     1,380   $29,518      14.8       1,040   $32,052      14.3
Cementing and Gluing Machine Operators and Tenders           1,240   $18,216       3.3         805   $21,813       3.0
Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment
  Operators and Tenders                                        650   $16,280       1.4         310   $21,902       0.0
Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders           225   $26,063       2.2         145   $31,375       0.0
Etchers and Engravers                                          855   $19,859       5.7         620   $21,765       5.2
Molders, Shapers, and Casters, except Metal and
  Plastic                                                    1,940   $19,353       7.8       1,285   $24,309       8.2
Paper Goods Machines Setters, Operators, and Tenders         1,985   $24,614       3.2       1,320   $30,625       2.3
Tire Builders                                                  900   $40,132       1.1         695   $42,455       1.4
Helpers-Production Workers                                   5,815   $15,614       1.9       2,585   $20,361       1.9
Production Workers, All Other                               80,510   $21,876       4.3      52,715   $26,541       4.5

TRANSPORTATION AND MATERIAL MOVING OCCUPATIONS
Supervisors, Transportation and Material Moving
  Workers                                                   20,120   $31,267      13.6      15,480   $33,954      14.3
Aircraft Pilots and Flight Engineers                        14,750   $72,109      71.5       9,810   $75,430      72.5
Air Traffic Controllers and Airfield Operations
  Specialists                                                3,650   $62,326      35.8       3,195   $70,251      36.7



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.)

          TEXAS; 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                                          160   $26,176       7.6         145   $26,875       3.4
Bus Drivers                                                 31,520   $15,398       5.1      12,435   $24,144       5.4
Driver/Sales Workers and Truck Drivers                     263,835   $25,752       3.3     173,295   $29,851       3.1
Taxi Drivers and Chauffers                                  12,135   $15,308      14.8       5,885   $19,962      13.8
Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other                           1,320   $12,891       3.7         530   $22,364       2.8
Locomotive Engineers and Operators                           3,715   $53,137       9.6       2,960   $58,077      10.8
Railroad Brake, Signal, and Switch Operators                 1,320   $41,993       4.7         975   $45,841       6.3
Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters                          4,030   $52,493       9.8       3,185   $56,772       9.7
Subway, Streetcar, and Other Rail Transportation
  Workers                                                      635   $32,347       6.0         475   $36,300       5.9
Sailors and Marine Oilers                                    1,795   $25,409       5.2         740   $28,601       1.2
Ship and Boat Captains and Operators                         2,620   $39,235      15.7       1,220   $41,113      19.3
Ship Engineers                                                 240   $50,759      18.6         120   $52,692      30.5
Bridge and Lock Tenders                                        135   $28,906       5.9         115   $31,154       6.9
Parking Lot Attendants                                       2,555   $14,709      10.5       1,210   $20,143      12.2
Service Station Attendants                                   6,260   $13,849       4.9       3,255   $17,492       7.0
Transportation Inspectors                                    3,960   $39,137      10.6       3,210   $41,326      11.2
Other Transportation Workers                                   925   $26,915      10.5         665   $28,648      11.9
Conveyor Operators and Tenders                                 290   $18,083       0.0         195   $20,000       0.0
Crane and Tower Operators                                    5,010   $32,054       0.9       3,595   $36,397       0.9
Dredge, Excavating, and Loading Machine Operators            4,720   $25,659       0.8       3,315   $27,259       0.8
Hoist and Winch Operators                                    1,985   $26,277       1.4         950   $26,949       1.2
Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators                      36,460   $20,658       1.5      23,200   $23,563       1.3
Cleaners of  Vehicles and Equipment                         22,620   $14,542       2.5      11,275   $19,008       2.1
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Materials Movers,
  Hand                                                     110,480   $16,335       3.0      57,640   $21,805       3.1
Machine Feeders and Offbearers                               2,780   $17,209       2.7       1,555   $22,192       2.5
Packers and Packagers, Hand                                 23,240   $13,126       2.4      11,465   $17,315       2.1
Pumping Station Operators                                    4,590   $35,545       8.2       3,580   $38,370       9.0
Refuse and Recyclable Materials Collectors                   4,845   $15,893       2.6       2,730   $19,832       3.7
Shuttle Car Operators                                           35   $16,607       0.0          15    $9,844       0.0
Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders                              500   $30,637       1.2         380   $31,194       1.6
Material Moving Workers, All Other                           3,340   $25,258       5.0       2,105   $30,526       5.8

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