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TABLE 2. Earnings by Detailed Occupation: 1999: United States: Females

(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                                          63,913,870   $20,831      27.9  36,132,810   $27,888      30.8

  MANAGEMENT OCCUPATIONS
Chief executives                                           225,435   $53,098      52.1     174,215   $61,134      53.2
General and Operations Managers                            251,825   $39,837      42.2     203,440   $42,172      42.0
Legislators                                                  6,520   $29,649      60.2       3,535   $41,001      64.5
Advertising and Promotions Managers                         47,615   $36,342      65.6      35,055   $40,207      65.2
Marketing and Sales Managers                               487,130   $37,610      57.2     352,360   $42,450      57.5
Public Relations Managers                                   39,350   $41,364      64.1      30,590   $45,225      62.8
Administrative Services Managers                            39,565   $38,883      37.1      31,745   $41,420      36.3
Computer and Information Systems Managers                  100,465   $53,525      60.3      82,625   $57,687      60.1
Financial Managers                                         536,045   $37,035      38.6     428,730   $40,188      38.7
Human Resources Managers                                   264,900   $37,281      43.2     204,600   $41,216      44.7
Industrial Production Managers                              53,360   $40,513      41.9      43,190   $42,844      42.4
Purchasing Managers                                         83,300   $39,384      40.9      68,695   $41,528      40.8
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers          44,345   $32,362      24.7      35,310   $36,142      24.5
Farm, Ranch, and Other Agricultural Managers                30,175   $17,872      21.5      16,230   $25,383      23.1
Farmers and Ranchers                                        78,615    $8,943      18.4      40,785   $11,923      18.2
Construction Managers                                       47,000   $33,921      32.5      32,800   $39,679      34.4
Education Administrators                                   445,150   $35,957      68.5     282,605   $40,835      70.2
Engineering Managers                                        10,990   $72,224      83.2       9,455   $75,372      83.4
Food Service Managers                                      320,125   $21,384      15.2     205,820   $25,662      15.7
Funeral Directors                                            8,725   $26,008      27.7       5,660   $31,139      29.2
Gaming Managers                                             11,670   $25,283      21.5       7,545   $30,971      22.5
Lodging Managers                                            70,225   $22,635      26.5      45,790   $26,980      26.7
Medical and Health Services Managers                       293,405   $38,529      48.2     230,015   $41,641      48.9
Natural Sciences Managers                                    6,260   $50,421      85.9       5,085   $54,753      86.9
Postmasters and Mail Superintendents                        22,795   $38,037      11.8      15,195   $41,637      13.7
Property, Real Estate, and Community Association
  Managers                                                 236,260   $26,200      23.6     155,610   $31,044      23.0
Social and Community Service Managers                      166,255   $30,727      61.3     116,480   $35,486      63.9
Managers, All Other                                        721,070   $37,009      44.9     542,440   $41,491      45.5

  BUSINESS AND FINANCIAL OPERATIONS OCCUPATIONS
Agents and Business Managers of Artists,Performers,
  and Athletes                                              17,555   $27,188      50.6      10,215   $35,207      52.9
Purchasing Agents and Buyers, Farm Products                  2,900   $25,307      20.8       1,975   $30,307      22.8
Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products          132,560   $22,249      27.9      74,820   $30,769      31.5
Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and
  Farm Products                                            148,480   $31,590      27.4     119,110   $33,590      26.4
Claims Adusters, Appraisers, Examiners, and
  Investigators                                            201,420   $30,620      29.5     158,990   $31,883      29.2
Compliance Officers, Except Agriculture, Construction,
  Health and Safety, and Transportation                     49,045   $33,816      42.7      37,810   $37,028      44.1
Cost Estimators                                             13,440   $30,663      26.7      10,100   $33,333      26.4



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.)

          UNITED STATES; FEMALES

                                                                               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                                              619,230   $31,973      45.1     452,160   $35,755      44.4
Logisticians                                                14,510   $34,469      33.4      11,405   $37,099      33.3
Management Analysts                                        229,690   $40,944      66.8     145,330   $47,600      64.6
Meeting and Convention Planners                             26,725   $31,762      51.7      17,940   $36,546      52.0
Other Business Operations Specialists                      139,725   $28,096      31.6      98,965   $31,473      30.4
Accountants and Auditors                                 1,056,565   $31,702      59.6     743,915   $36,167      59.7
Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate                     34,770   $27,505      32.1      24,170   $31,473      30.0
Budget Analysts                                             30,045   $41,479      46.0      25,340   $42,849      44.9
Credit Analysts                                             20,950   $29,570      36.1      15,685   $31,616      35.0
Financial Analysts                                          20,410   $40,655      67.9      14,240   $44,926      66.5
Personal Financial Advisors                                 83,720   $34,692      55.8      58,110   $39,159      55.3
Insurance Underwriters                                      61,035   $33,590      34.1      49,575   $35,517      33.6
Financial Examiners                                          5,365   $39,346      60.2       4,380   $42,144      62.4
Loan Counselors and Officers                               189,840   $30,653      25.8     145,995   $32,311      25.3
Tax Examiners, Collectors, and Revenue Agents               47,285   $30,382      27.4      34,230   $33,493      30.0
Tax Preparers                                               75,050   $11,204      30.2      21,150   $31,075      34.6
Financial Specialists, All Other                            26,860   $30,515      33.3      20,435   $32,470      33.6

  COMPUTER AND MATHEMATICAL OCCUPATIONS
Computer Scientists and System Analyts                     240,355   $43,718      57.0     180,825   $47,797      55.8
Computer Programmers                                       188,960   $45,310      64.6     136,310   $50,261      63.3
Computer Software Engineers                                185,000   $51,486      73.1     138,885   $55,558      71.2
Computer Support Specialists                               151,635   $33,907      36.7     111,070   $37,824      35.8
Database Administrators                                     34,005   $40,052      56.7      25,560   $42,442      55.2
Network and Computer Systems Administrators                 48,370   $40,386      42.6      38,575   $42,022      41.2
Network Systems and Data Communication Analysts             88,135   $36,425      54.7      58,760   $41,927      53.9
Actuaries                                                    7,925   $51,148      90.7       5,900   $56,588      90.8
Mathematicians                                                 570   $55,341      93.7         395   $62,279      90.9
Operations Research Analysts                                51,230   $43,790      57.0      39,825   $47,031      55.3
Statisticians                                               11,620   $40,852      78.4       8,170   $46,458      78.9
Miscellaneous Mathematical Science Occupations               1,505   $34,102      78.5       1,000   $36,840      77.0

ARCHITECTURE, ENGINEERING OCCUPATIONS
Architects, Except Naval                                    41,575   $33,798      85.2      25,010   $40,657      87.4
Surveyors, Cartographers, and Photogrammetrists              6,935   $30,293      69.9       4,670   $35,455      67.3
Aerospace Engineers                                         10,610   $50,633      77.5       8,525   $53,473      78.2
Agricultural Engineers                                         175   $33,393      76.6          85   $44,167      83.3
Biomedical Engineers                                         1,165   $47,880      83.4         795   $52,006      83.0
Chemical Engineers                                           9,920   $52,054      91.1       7,430   $56,387      94.1
Civil Engineers                                             29,025   $41,331      81.3      21,710   $45,518      81.3
Computer Hardware Engineers                                 11,090   $36,832      53.4       7,195   $45,737      55.3
Electrical and Electronic Engineers                         28,170   $50,312      70.2      21,680   $53,698      69.5
Environmental Engineers                                      8,055   $43,853      93.1       5,775   $49,921      94.9
Industrial Engineers, Including Health and Safety           33,780   $41,428      57.6      26,115   $44,574      55.3
Marine Engineers and Naval Architects                          605   $43,419      84.9         425   $47,833      85.9



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

          UNITED STATES; FEMALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Materials Engineers                                          4,875   $44,514      61.2       3,755   $48,739      61.7
Mechanical Engineers                                        19,185   $47,178      76.8      14,365   $50,861      77.9
Mining and Geological Engineers,Including Mining
  Safety Engineers                                             405   $39,604      57.0         335   $39,787      62.2
Nuclear Engineers                                              735   $56,359      77.6         590   $61,417      76.1
Petroleum Engineers                                          1,115   $52,474      86.4         745   $69,485      89.3
Engineers, All Others                                       34,435   $47,129      75.3      25,735   $51,374      74.7
Drafters                                                    47,215   $27,001      26.4      30,200   $31,500      24.4
Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters                    88,625   $28,214      18.7      62,830   $32,034      17.0
Surveying and Mapping Technicians                            7,185   $21,032      11.6       4,040   $27,463      13.4

  LIFE, PHYSICAL, AND SOCIAL SCIENCE OCCUPATIONS
Agricultural and Food Scientists                             7,710   $27,877      73.7       4,400   $36,338      77.4
Biological Scientists                                       39,335   $31,683      91.8      25,730   $38,278      93.5
Conservation Scientists and Foresters                        4,290   $34,749      83.1       3,080   $38,481      86.7
Medical Scientists                                          38,730   $38,343      99.2      27,490   $43,180      99.5
Astronomers and Physicists                                   2,800   $46,197      92.1       2,105   $51,573      91.8
Atmospheric and Space Scientists                             1,340   $43,321      80.2         970   $47,927      87.0
Chemists and Materials Scientists                           36,555   $40,335      91.6      27,640   $44,141      92.2
Environmental Scientists and Geoscientists                  21,325   $36,971      90.1      14,620   $41,910      89.9
Physical Scientists, All Other                              55,380   $32,317      96.9      35,215   $41,328      97.5
Economists                                                   8,555   $51,768      99.8       6,065   $60,700      99.9
Market/Survey Researchers                                   48,735   $35,710      69.2      30,140   $42,376      71.2
Psychologists                                              112,260   $37,247      98.8      47,610   $45,043      98.8
Sociologists                                                 1,695   $34,792      90.0       1,060   $40,570      92.8
Urban and Regional Planners                                  7,785   $41,573      90.9       5,860   $45,573      90.3
Miscellaneous Social Scientists and Related Workers         17,400   $26,490      85.7       9,520   $35,969      87.3
Agricultural and Food Science Technicians                   12,040   $24,986      24.9       8,005   $28,913      24.8
Biological Technicians                                      10,715   $24,932      49.5       6,115   $31,118      49.1
Chemical Technicians                                        30,945   $30,401      31.6      22,130   $34,090      30.9
Geological and Petroleum Technicians                         3,005   $35,741      34.0       2,195   $40,793      33.4
Nuclear Technicians                                            675   $41,384      35.2         520   $45,614      35.7
Other Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians        69,565   $20,503      41.9      34,085   $29,372      41.7

  COMMUNITY AND SOCIAL SERVICES OCCUPATIONS
Counselors                                                 391,760   $26,639      71.4     200,830   $30,264      70.5
Social Workers                                             533,510   $27,737      73.2     364,525   $30,624      72.4
Misc. Community and Social Service Specialists             179,210   $24,420      49.9     113,735   $28,510      53.3
Clergy                                                      58,125   $21,890      72.0      33,125   $28,503      74.5
Directors, Religious Activities and Education               33,780   $18,943      60.4      15,975   $27,272      64.3
Religious Workers, All Other                                53,005   $13,818      47.1      20,740   $25,174      50.9

  LEGAL OCCUPATIONS
Lawyers                                                    260,725   $56,239      99.6     184,275   $66,670      99.7
Judges, Magistrates, and Other Judicial Workers             22,690   $42,671      66.1      17,125   $49,689      67.2
Paralegals and Legal Assistants                            262,920   $30,234      36.2     184,055   $32,964      33.3
Miscellaneous Legal Support Workers                        172,850   $26,484      29.4     109,140   $31,193      23.8



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.)

          UNITED STATES; FEMALES

                                                                               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                                     559,960   $26,756      89.0     309,105   $40,440      90.6
Preschool and Kindergarten Teachers                        450,895   $12,575      38.5     241,380   $17,504      37.5
Elementary and Middle School Teachers                    2,639,220   $31,528      92.9   1,900,670   $35,385      95.7
Secondary School Teachers                                  479,565   $32,385      94.3     355,205   $36,334      96.7
Special Education Teachers                                 158,985   $31,283      84.7     116,995   $34,616      89.5
Other Teachers and Instructors                             351,555   $11,395      53.1      96,935   $25,833      52.5
Archivists, Curators, and Museum Technicians                21,830   $25,779      75.9      12,220   $33,296      80.4
Librarians                                                 161,855   $30,482      81.7      79,740   $36,077      86.1
Library Technicians                                         31,125   $11,312      20.6       9,830   $22,085      22.5
Teacher Assistants                                         867,230   $10,610      14.2     167,390   $15,144      11.6
Other Education, Training, and Library Workers              40,580   $31,554      75.6      20,260   $38,922      76.7

  ARTS, DESIGN, ENTERTAINMENT, SPORTS, AND MEDIA
       OCCUPATIONS
Artists and Related Workers                                119,710   $13,744      49.8      48,460   $28,465      51.1
Designers                                                  438,940   $21,549      43.5     228,700   $30,465      45.6
Actors                                                      18,525   $15,220      52.4       2,910   $31,963      56.2
Producers and Directors                                     54,750   $34,388      74.1      33,680   $40,430      75.4
Athletes, Coaches, Umpires and Related Workers              51,370   $10,174      48.5      12,915   $27,324      58.2
Dancers and Choreographers                                  20,120   $16,210      15.2       4,895   $25,007      18.2
Musicians, Singers and Related Workers                      61,980    $9,924      59.0      12,770   $28,414      63.1
Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related
  Workers, All Other                                        17,675   $14,244      26.4       4,530   $25,513      29.3
Announcers                                                  11,390   $20,290      40.0       5,305   $26,744      43.7
News Analysts, Reporters, and Correspondents                44,520   $26,501      78.3      26,065   $34,507      82.8
Public Relations Specialists                                93,220   $31,220      66.4      58,270   $37,379      70.2
Editors                                                    103,715   $30,081      77.4      62,955   $36,271      78.5
Technical Writers                                           42,090   $38,731      70.5      27,590   $42,440      68.1
Writers and Authors                                         91,530   $23,611      79.5      39,600   $36,287      79.2
Miscellaneous Media and Communication Workers               43,605   $18,053      40.4      14,825   $30,442      41.6
Broadcast and Sound Engineering Technicians and
  Radio Operators                                           12,485   $25,131      41.7       7,225   $30,909      41.6
Photographers                                               46,500   $13,905      32.7      17,820   $24,427      35.6
Television, Video and Motion Picture Camera
  Operators and Editors                                      6,045   $22,333      49.3       2,395   $30,144      48.3
Media and Communication Equipment Workers,
  All Other                                                    160   $20,682      42.5          65   $41,250      50.0

  HEALTHCARE PRACTIONERS AND TECHNICAL OCCUPATIONS
Chiropractors                                               11,640   $31,346      88.2       5,395   $41,713      89.8
Dentists                                                    29,200   $55,364      99.3      13,115   $68,367      99.5
Dieticians and Nutritionists                                77,125   $26,496      66.8      42,695   $33,110      66.0
Optometrists                                                 8,730   $51,993      99.8       4,505   $65,343     100.0
Pharmacists                                                101,010   $52,951      93.1      59,125   $63,455      96.1
Physicians and Surgeons                                    195,240   $67,578      99.5     125,110   $87,017      99.5
Physician Assistants                                        38,670   $28,922      52.1      22,830   $35,151      48.9



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

          UNITED STATES; FEMALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Podiatrists                                                  1,725   $42,267      99.1         975   $51,829     100.0
Registered Nurses                                        2,236,960   $37,098      51.6   1,305,475   $42,365      50.9
Audiologists                                                 9,900   $36,029      95.6       5,060   $42,200      96.0
Occupational Therapists                                     60,535   $37,058      89.7      27,320   $44,986      89.8
Physical Therapists                                        100,055   $40,273      88.2      50,715   $48,083      87.5
Radiation Therapists                                         7,785   $40,489      32.4       5,545   $42,947      31.1
Recreational Therapists                                     13,660   $24,636      68.1       8,395   $28,761      71.7
Respiratory Therapists                                      57,420   $31,666      23.0      35,565   $36,018      23.6
Speech-Language Pathologists                                95,155   $36,471      97.9      34,245   $41,367      98.3
Therapists, All Others                                      57,715   $25,926      77.8      29,065   $31,715      78.6
Veterinarians                                               24,045   $43,297      99.6      15,435   $49,294      99.5
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practioners,
  All Other                                                  6,205   $20,233      73.7       2,495   $31,116      73.8
Clinical Lab Technologists and Technicians                 233,290   $29,086      54.1     147,320   $33,797      53.5
Dental Hygienists                                          117,485   $31,743      32.5      36,925   $40,357      30.9
Diagnostic Related Technologists and Technicians           170,475   $30,829      17.6     107,290   $35,223      17.4
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics                37,565   $22,644      12.7      23,700   $26,936      12.6
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practioners Support
  Technicians                                              245,690   $18,307      12.6     137,670   $22,237      10.7
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses          594,600   $23,792       7.8     345,070   $27,245       7.5
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians          92,835   $18,878      11.5      57,110   $21,885      11.1
Opticians, Dispensing                                       34,095   $20,934      11.1      21,400   $24,469      11.0
Miscellaneous Health Technologists and Technicians          54,960   $21,551      20.1      33,355   $25,659      17.8
Other Healthcare Practioners and Technical
  Occupations                                               24,820   $29,637      61.8      15,955   $34,218      65.1

HEALTHCARE SUPPORT OCCUPATIONS
Nursing, Psychiatric, and Home Health Aides              1,663,755   $14,852       5.4     798,500   $19,389       5.2
Occupational Therapist Assistants and Aides                  9,720   $24,398      10.5       4,275   $29,630       8.8
Physical Therapist Assistants and Aides                     39,920   $20,592      19.4      20,015   $27,487      15.4
Massage Therapists                                          61,065   $14,315      33.5      16,235   $21,772      29.8
Dental Assistants                                          220,185   $18,894       6.9     101,515   $22,475       6.2
Medical Assistants and Other Healthcare Support
 Occupations                                               532,940   $17,846      10.1     285,750   $21,886       8.7

  PROTECTIVE SERVICE OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Correctional
  Officers                                                  12,950   $32,043      26.7      10,390   $33,777      28.0
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Police and
  Detectives                                                14,205   $41,055      30.7      12,345   $42,455      31.9
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Fire Fighting and
  Prevention Workers                                         1,420   $42,891      24.8       1,230   $44,661      25.4
Supervisors, Protective Service Workers, All Other          22,195   $29,739      27.6      17,160   $32,411      30.1
Fire Fighters                                                9,095   $35,203      21.4       6,770   $38,998      22.9
Fire Inspectors                                              2,105   $31,715      21.0       1,405   $38,194      21.8
Baliffs, Correctional Officers and Jailers                 105,415   $26,252      11.0      80,440   $27,736      11.0
Detectives and Criminal Investigators                       24,845   $39,595      51.8      21,185   $41,261      51.9
Fish and Game Wardens                                          350   $31,385      56.2         230   $35,577      60.1



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.)

          UNITED STATES; FEMALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Parking Enforcement Workers                                  2,320   $22,749       6.8       1,475   $26,266       8.4
Police and Sheriff Patrol Officers                          82,780   $36,631      29.6      67,130   $39,172      30.1
Transit and Railroad Police                                    260   $11,930      11.2          75   $38,250      10.4
Animal Control Workers                                       3,860   $21,451      10.3       2,650   $24,816       9.7
Private Detectives and Investigators                        23,210   $29,070      36.9      16,970   $32,217      38.0
Security Guards and Gaming Surveillance Officers           167,360   $16,106       8.8      86,725   $22,189      10.4
Crossing Guards                                             38,470    $6,450       3.6       3,215   $20,611       1.5
Lifeguards and Other Protective Service Workers             30,010    $6,879      16.4       5,830   $23,611      35.7

  FOOD PREPARATION AND SERVING RELATED OCCUPATIONS
Chefs and Head Cooks                                        51,240   $16,236      13.2      26,750   $21,162      13.7
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Food Preparation
  and Serving Workers                                      310,180   $15,536       7.6     167,635   $19,848       7.8
Cooks                                                      792,110   $10,388       2.8     287,395   $14,754       2.7
Food Preparation Workers                                   261,855    $9,284       4.1      80,650   $14,945       3.6
Bartenders                                                 194,755   $11,257       8.0      69,740   $16,149       7.1
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers,
  Including Fast Food                                      181,665   $10,176       3.1      62,945   $15,672       2.6
Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession and
  Coffee Shop                                               64,695    $7,640       4.7      15,355   $13,734       4.9
Waiters and Waitresses                                   1,038,715   $10,309       8.3     302,930   $15,442       7.2
Food Servers, Nonrestaurant                                 99,585   $11,273       3.9      36,335   $17,566       3.6
Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender
  Helpers                                                  115,370    $7,598       3.3      22,210   $15,166       3.3
Dishwashers                                                 52,835    $6,674       1.5      13,040   $12,632       1.2
Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee
  Shop                                                      86,050    $8,083       8.6      20,635   $15,817       7.8
Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers,
  All Other                                                  3,070   $10,244       4.6       1,120   $14,926       4.3

  BUILDING AND GROUNDS CLEANING AND MAINTENANCE
    OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Housekeeping and
  Janitorial Workers                                        86,385   $17,071       5.6      52,870   $20,583       5.3
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Landscaping, Lawn
  Service, and Groundskeeping Workers                        9,685   $20,100      22.6       5,685   $25,417      23.2
Janitors and Building Cleaners                             624,045   $10,914       2.8     241,795   $17,210       2.4
Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners                          1,119,795   $10,321       2.8     411,495   $14,877       2.6
Pest Control Workers                                         4,190   $18,660      12.2       2,565   $22,373      12.9
Grounds Maintenance Workers                                 74,985   $10,915      13.6      26,740   $18,286      13.3

  PERSONAL CARE AND SERVICE OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Gaming Workers           23,945   $25,173      18.0      16,200   $28,593      18.0
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Personal Service
  Workers                                                   68,545   $20,475      17.1      43,895   $23,975      17.3
Animal Trainers                                             17,205   $13,661      28.4       9,530   $19,089      28.9
Nonfarm Animal Caretakers                                   71,550   $12,213      13.9      32,780   $19,044      14.2



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.)

          UNITED STATES; FEMALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Gaming Workers                                              46,625   $22,550       8.0      26,875   $27,737       8.6
Motion Picture Projectionists                                  980   $12,030      19.9         415   $19,135      18.6
Ushers,Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers                  11,680    $5,870      13.5       2,375   $18,554      15.7
Miscellaneous Entertainment Attendants and Related
  Workers                                                   42,005   $10,339      15.8      12,100   $19,541      15.0
Funeral Service Workers                                      3,090   $12,886      17.4       1,400   $23,978      19.8
Barbers                                                     20,655   $13,084       5.8       9,930   $17,110       5.1
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists             620,305   $13,594       5.2     277,090   $18,649       5.4
Miscellaneous Personal Appearance Workers                  122,225   $12,295       7.6      50,975   $18,141       7.8
Baggage Porters, Bellhops, and Concierges                    9,465   $18,279      16.3       4,740   $22,223      16.4
Tour and Travel Guides                                      19,140    $7,590      32.9       4,265   $22,405      31.8
Transportation Attendants                                  112,270   $25,870      31.7      40,410   $31,125      32.8
Child Care Workers                                       1,185,265    $8,751      10.7     464,820   $14,274      10.2
Personal and Home Care Aides                               276,270   $10,331       7.5      99,710   $16,142       7.5
Recreation and Fitness Workers                             166,100   $13,054      35.8      64,760   $23,248      36.3
Residential Advisors                                        36,465   $14,186      23.3      16,085   $20,715      25.5
Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other                15,595   $10,643      19.5       4,975   $20,179      20.3

  SALES AND RELATED OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Retail Sales
  Workers                                                1,234,500   $21,084      17.5     860,250   $24,446      17.2
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Non-Retail Sales
  Workers                                                  326,830   $30,431      28.7     244,965   $34,417      29.4
Cashiers                                                 1,703,970   $10,176       5.0     580,485   $16,018       5.0
Counter and Rental Clerks                                   78,205   $10,781       7.2      30,865   $16,881       7.3
Parts Salespersons                                          13,410   $18,469       4.6       9,330   $21,300       4.4
Retail Salespersons                                      1,655,805   $11,491      16.5     617,635   $20,630      16.9
Advertising Sales Agents                                   116,105   $30,416      43.8      76,695   $36,368      45.1
Insurance Sales Agents                                     225,055   $26,779      24.1     160,795   $30,235      23.9
Securities, Commodities, and Finanancial Services
  Sales Agents                                             130,500   $32,308      42.8      94,005   $36,933      42.6
Travel Agents                                              129,350   $21,469      24.1      76,790   $26,449      22.2
Sales Representatives, Services, All Other                 220,805   $29,545      35.3     140,770   $36,870      37.8
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing         384,255   $30,500      37.2     260,620   $36,465      39.3
Models, Demonstrators, and Product Promoters                48,285    $5,956      14.4       7,435   $23,113      23.2
Real Estate Brokers and Sales Agents                       396,895   $26,199      30.2     214,575   $36,048      30.3
Sales Engineers                                              2,205   $50,780      69.6       1,675   $56,368      65.7
Telemarketers                                              142,365   $10,360       9.4      43,540   $19,416      10.3
Door-To-Door Sales Workers, News and Street Vendors
  and Related Workers                                      102,800    $7,472      15.5      23,520   $18,696      13.5
Sales and Related Workers, All Other                       119,390   $23,519      43.0      63,640   $34,226      50.5

OFFICE AND ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Office and
Administrative Support Workers                           1,230,365   $28,083      20.7     922,260   $30,901      20.0
Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service          70,065   $16,460       5.9      37,190   $20,899       5.2



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.)

          UNITED STATES; FEMALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Telephone Operators                                         68,490   $20,558       6.6      40,185   $25,999       6.0
Communication Equipment Operators, All Other                 7,275   $24,524      15.0       4,920   $27,996      15.0
Bill and Account Collectors                                160,200   $22,195      10.3     105,160   $25,567      10.3
Billing and Posting Clerks and Machine Operators           367,810   $21,451      11.1     243,555   $24,450      10.0
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks             1,647,815   $21,388      11.6   1,005,565   $25,525       9.5
Gaming Cage Workers                                          6,170   $18,554       6.3       3,855   $21,488       5.4
Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks                             199,375   $24,750      11.5     139,815   $27,244      10.5
Procurement Clerks                                          26,210   $26,079      13.7      19,940   $28,170      13.2
Tellers                                                    352,115   $15,644       8.0     184,265   $18,880       6.8
Brokerage Clerks                                             7,115   $26,773      27.1       5,010   $30,284      23.2
Correspondence Clerks                                        6,890   $23,388      22.0       4,715   $26,864      16.9
Court, Municipal, and License Clerks                        63,460   $23,286      12.3      47,170   $25,762      11.7
Credit Authorizers, Checkers and Clerks                     43,455   $21,707      13.3      30,570   $24,223      13.4
Customer Service Representatives                         1,444,660   $21,432      15.3     900,325   $25,634      15.5
Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs               54,970   $28,473      30.7      43,415   $30,257      30.1
File Clerks                                                238,955   $16,049      11.9     114,705   $22,381      10.6
Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks                        75,040   $12,246       9.3      31,735   $17,070       9.1
Interviewers Except Eligibility and Loan                   136,655   $14,056      17.8      53,275   $22,338      14.6
Library Assistants, Clerical                               116,135   $11,972      29.9      36,675   $22,023      31.0
Loan Interviewers and Clerks                               106,405   $25,654      14.8      79,775   $27,255      14.3
New Account Clerks                                          14,565   $21,595      13.3      10,280   $23,528      12.6
Order Clerks                                               114,965   $17,705      10.0      63,010   $22,551       9.3
Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and
  Timekeeping                                               46,910   $24,777      17.5      32,320   $27,495      15.9
Receptionists and Information Clerks                     1,001,030   $15,445       9.9     458,785   $20,881       8.0
Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and
  Travel Clerks                                            129,625   $20,350      18.6      73,435   $25,487      18.4
Information and Record Clerks, All Other                    67,960   $20,025      16.1      36,695   $24,814      15.5
Cargo and Freight Agents                                     5,775   $24,378      13.1       3,870   $27,497      14.2
Couriers and Messengers                                     42,740   $15,292      10.2      18,865   $22,771      11.4
Dispatchers                                                139,100   $22,851       7.0      98,375   $26,087       6.9
Meter Readers, Utilities                                     8,285   $22,945       7.2       5,415   $28,214       6.8
Postal Service Clerks                                       96,720   $36,318      11.2      67,145   $38,608      11.9
Postal Service Mail Carriers                               126,580   $32,140       8.4      84,470   $36,811       9.1
Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and
  Processing Machine Operators                              67,655   $34,580      11.0      46,560   $37,644      11.6
Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks                189,345   $26,484      24.4     136,440   $29,806      22.8
Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks                    209,055   $18,552       4.3     134,450   $21,556       4.0
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers                             458,120   $15,243       5.3     234,405   $20,889       5.0
Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers,
  Recordkeeping                                             39,320   $17,595       6.3      22,140   $22,362       6.7
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants                3,856,115   $22,138      12.9   2,429,790   $26,441      11.5
Computer Operators                                         143,885   $23,024      14.4      96,295   $26,793      13.3
Data Entry Keyers                                          524,420   $18,403      10.9     286,850   $22,409       8.6
Word Processors and Typists                                175,840   $20,003      11.9      96,355   $24,752       9.5
Desktop Publishers                                          10,720   $25,624      37.6       6,370   $30,849      32.1
Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks              197,255   $23,339      14.6     141,020   $25,771      14.0



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.)

          UNITED STATES; FEMALES

                                                                               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                                            87,975   $15,406       6.0      43,035   $20,607       4.6
Office Clerks, General                                   1,226,820   $18,618      12.0     659,375   $24,105       9.9
Office Machine Operators, Except Computer                   37,260   $16,251       7.4      19,395   $20,803       6.1
Proofreaders and Copy Markers                               17,830   $17,220      37.2       8,045   $25,129      34.6
Statistical Assistants                                      22,765   $25,443      22.0      15,435   $29,262      19.8
Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other       396,455   $24,041      27.6     255,535   $27,684      26.2

FARMING, FISHING, AND FORESTRY OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Farming, Fishing
  and Forestry Workers                                       9,595   $16,923      17.2       5,235   $22,336      18.4
Agricultural Inspectors                                      4,290   $21,704      19.1       2,445   $31,899      24.5
Animal Breeders                                              2,370   $11,731      21.5       1,585   $14,583      24.5
Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products                  36,210    $7,616       2.0       7,460   $15,468       3.4
Miscellaneous Agricultural Workers                         188,145    $7,625       5.1      48,980   $14,411       7.0
Fishers and Related Fishing Workers                          3,225    $9,497      12.5         785   $16,681      10.9
Hunters and Trappers                                           255   $11,304      27.3          90   $24,500      40.9
Forest and Conservation Workers                              2,495   $10,868      15.5       1,030   $18,917      20.8
Logging Workers                                              3,145   $12,938       6.3       1,515   $18,340       6.4

CONSTRUCTION AND EXTRACTION WORKERS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Construction
  Trades and Extraction Workers                             28,545   $27,278      17.9      18,415   $32,122      17.1
Boilermakers                                                   720   $23,158       2.1         355   $26,414       0.6
Brickmasons, Blockmasons, and Stonemasons                    2,490   $18,496       5.0       1,115   $21,771       6.1
Carpenters                                                  27,560   $16,947       9.9      12,910   $23,683       7.7
Carpet, Floor and Tile Installers and Finishers              5,980   $17,535       5.9       2,885   $22,836       6.2
Cement Masons, Concrete Finishers, and Terrazzo
  Workers                                                    1,380   $19,506       2.7         575   $22,096       0.9
Contruction Laborers                                        45,305   $13,785       5.6      17,500   $22,056       6.3
Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators             970   $20,208       1.7         305   $18,623       4.3
Pile-Driver Operators                                           20   $11,111       0.0          10   $11,250       0.0
Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment
  Operators                                                  8,500   $23,618       3.7       4,245   $26,551       3.6
Drywall Installers, Ceiling Tile Installers, and
  Tapers                                                     5,530   $16,722       2.8       2,355   $22,273       2.3
Electricians                                                19,575   $26,160       9.0      12,385   $30,730       7.5
Glaziers                                                     2,185   $17,163       6.7       1,360   $21,692       4.9
Insulation Workers                                           1,840   $20,441       1.1         980   $23,949       0.6
Painters, Construction and Maintenance                      43,170   $12,365      13.5      15,400   $20,926      10.4
Paperhangers                                                 6,010   $12,058       9.9       1,750   $21,418       7.5
Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters         10,120   $24,780       6.4       6,240   $28,653       7.2
Plasterers and Stucco Masons                                   605   $16,844       3.6         260   $22,350       2.3
Reinforcing Iron Workers                                       200   $27,661       4.5         100   $37,083       0.0
Roofers                                                      3,645   $16,455       3.4       1,715   $23,316       1.9
Sheet Metal Workers                                          7,305   $24,246       4.2       4,810   $27,280       3.6
Structural Iron and Steel Workers                            2,005   $19,785       5.1       1,095   $28,801       4.6
Helpers, Construction Trades                                 4,015   $11,953       4.3       1,330   $21,023       3.8
Construction and Building Inspectors                         7,975   $27,737      21.5       5,585   $31,289      20.8
Elevator Installers and Repairers                              400   $32,111       3.5         260   $32,167       5.4



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.)

          UNITED STATES; FEMALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Fence Erectors                                                 655   $12,489       5.0         240   $16,528       2.9
Hazardous Materials Removal Workers                          2,250   $25,027      17.0       1,290   $35,085      22.9
Highway Maintenance Workers                                  4,250   $22,675       6.0       2,780   $27,359       5.5
Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment
  Operators                                                    215   $31,293       0.0         110   $38,929       0.0
Septic Tank Services and Sewer Pipe Cleaners                   235   $19,526       0.0         145   $19,808       0.0
Miscellaneous Construction and Related Workers               1,380   $18,905       4.7         700   $23,669       3.9
Derrick, Rotary Drill, and Service Unit Operators,
  Oil, Gas, and Mining                                         170   $36,991       7.7         115   $38,917       4.3
Earth Drillers Except Oil and Gas                              440   $22,768      10.2         275   $26,989       6.6
Explosives Workers, Ordnance handling Experts, and
  Blasters                                                   1,110   $23,103       7.1         705   $27,639       9.4
Mining Machine Operators                                     1,555   $31,161       5.0         930   $38,239       4.5
Roof Bolters, Mining                                            25   $16,833       0.0          10   $18,906       0.0
Roustabouts, Oil and Gas                                        25   $15,625      11.1          10   $32,143      25.0
Helpers - Extraction Workers                                    85   $30,076       9.5          45   $31,250       0.0
Other Extraction Workers                                       860   $22,639       5.8         500   $36,458       1.4

INSTALLATION, MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Mechanics,
  Installers and Repairers                                  33,055   $35,919      21.0      26,365   $39,248      21.7
Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine
  Repairers                                                 38,490   $27,015      20.1      26,155   $31,000      19.9
Radio and Telecommunications Equipment Installers
  and Repairers                                             31,725   $39,184      11.9      25,160   $41,708      11.8
Avionics Technicians                                         1,855   $29,573       5.4       1,370   $33,703       4.6
Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related  Repairers           1,870   $24,197       8.1       1,305   $29,304       6.4
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Transportation
  Equipment                                                    265   $21,711      11.7         155   $27,011      14.8
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Industrial and
  Utility                                                      970   $34,122      17.7         735   $40,825      19.0
Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor
  Vehicles                                                   1,355   $35,521       9.1       1,010   $43,667       9.4
Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers
  and Repairers                                              2,220   $21,720      10.7       1,340   $25,979       7.7
Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers                   1,445   $23,831       9.4         955   $26,601       6.8
Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians                  10,265   $31,385       7.0       7,445   $35,565       6.2
Automotive Body and Related Repairers                        3,880   $20,013       5.9       2,230   $26,077       5.2
Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers                      470   $19,318       7.7         315   $23,750       0.9
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics                21,040   $20,729       5.0      13,065   $25,305       4.9
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine
  Specialists                                                3,740   $24,261       4.9       2,565   $28,844       5.2
Heavy Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Service
  Technicians and Mechanics                                  1,865   $27,098       4.9       1,180   $31,949       6.4
Small Engine Mechanics                                         905   $17,896       4.9         600   $23,375       6.5
Miscellaneous Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Mechanics,
  Installers, and Repairers                                  1,225   $18,271       5.9         625   $24,861       3.9



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

          UNITED STATES; FEMALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Control and Valve Installers and Repairers                   1,180   $27,951       3.4         845   $31,763       4.3
Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration
  Mechanics and Installers                                   5,900   $23,774      10.2       3,755   $27,638       9.1
Home Appliance Repairers                                     1,570   $19,520       9.3       1,010   $23,227       8.1
Industrial and Refractory Machinery Mechanics               19,785   $25,508       4.9      14,080   $28,958       4.5
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General                     19,720   $22,737       9.5      12,835   $28,163      10.0
Maintenance Workers, Machinery                               1,490   $23,795       5.1         870   $28,995       5.9
Millwrights                                                  1,850   $30,191       5.7       1,215   $36,421       6.9
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers               3,000   $26,265       6.4       1,935   $32,079       7.4
Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers            12,015   $33,942       8.7       8,875   $40,158       9.2
Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers                 9,315   $22,800      12.0       5,865   $28,744      10.8
Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and
  Repairers                                                 11,495   $14,611       6.0       5,675   $21,324       4.8
Commercial Divers                                              140   $12,500      45.0          60   $27,292      67.2
Locksmiths and Safe Repairers                                2,245   $20,579       5.8       1,425   $26,446       5.0
Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers             1,000   $16,781       3.1         590   $21,535       4.1
Riggers                                                        215   $21,450       7.4          95   $26,905       4.3
Signal and Track Switch Repairers                               45   $35,625      13.3          30   $41,146      19.4
Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers       1,980   $16,713       6.0         910   $25,079       3.3
Other Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers         18,860   $19,816       8.8      10,950   $25,097       7.9

PRODUCTION OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Production and
  Operating Workers                                        296,865   $26,061      13.0     226,380   $28,822      13.5
Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems
  Assemblers                                                 4,015   $23,390       0.9       2,910   $26,649       0.8
Electrical, Electronics, and Electromechanical
  Assemblers                                               184,275   $18,529       3.1     118,330   $21,363       2.8
Engine and Other Machines Assemblers                         6,990   $22,455       1.7       4,820   $26,161       1.9
Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters                     1,515   $23,777       3.9       1,055   $30,170       3.3
Miscellaneous Assemblers and Fabricators                   596,935   $17,470       3.1     355,750   $21,539       2.6
Bakers                                                      87,465   $12,887       5.7      41,650   $18,202       5.2
Butchers and Other Meat, Poultry, and Fish Processing
  Workers                                                   69,800   $14,872       1.6      38,620   $17,918       1.7
Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine
  Operators and Tenders                                      3,020   $16,389       4.6       1,630   $23,095       3.4
Food Batchmakers                                            45,330   $15,314       4.5      23,040   $20,001       3.8
Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders                   3,860   $12,315       1.8       1,555   $18,907       1.9
Computer Control Programmers and Operators                   5,600   $24,918       6.1       4,245   $26,495       6.1
Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                             3,365   $21,056       1.6       2,285   $24,739       1.2
Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Metal and Plastic                                            870   $23,284       1.5         670   $24,191       1.9
Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Metal and Plastic                                          4,910   $19,905       0.7       3,310   $22,113       1.1
Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters,
  Operators and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                  43,295   $18,949       1.4      28,390   $21,469       1.1



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.)

          UNITED STATES; FEMALES

                                                                               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                             2,475   $18,647       1.7       1,675   $21,438       1.3
Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine
  Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal
   and Plastic                                              11,810   $19,760       2.1       7,645   $23,295       1.6
Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                             2,505   $20,482       2.2       1,765   $23,250       2.8
Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                   615   $21,338       6.0         450   $24,182       6.9
Machinists                                                  27,900   $22,134       2.3      19,750   $25,367       2.4
Metal Furnace and Kiln Operators and Tenders                 3,050   $21,699       3.1       2,025   $25,512       3.8
Model Makers and Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic            2,585   $23,281      21.7       1,655   $31,482      24.5
Molders and Molding Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                23,580   $18,562       1.5      15,200   $21,341       1.4
Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Metal and Plastic                                          2,375   $21,869       0.7       1,720   $25,042       0.6
Tool and Die Makers                                          4,035   $26,660       6.7       3,180   $29,722       6.8
Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Workers                     52,140   $19,222       1.8      33,215   $21,958       1.7
Heat Treating Equipment Equipment Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                             1,225   $23,375       4.2         840   $26,900       4.0
Lay-Out Workers, Metal and Plastic                           1,200   $26,454       8.6         890   $30,241       7.8
Plating and Coating Machine Setters, operators, and
  Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                 3,695   $21,431       4.1       2,485   $24,331       3.3
Tool Grinders, Filers and Sharpeners                           905   $23,859       4.8         585   $27,951       2.2
Metalworkers and Plastic Workers, All Others               187,105   $19,781       2.3     126,205   $22,071       2.2
Bookbinders and Bindery Workers                             28,300   $17,172       3.9      16,410   $21,181       3.0
Job Printers                                                21,120   $18,533       6.7      13,120   $21,776       5.8
Prepress Technicians and Workers                            38,815   $19,388      11.8      23,720   $23,007      10.8
Printing Machine Operators                                  38,465   $18,659       5.5      24,620   $22,134       4.6
Laundry and Dry Cleaning Workers                           139,210   $11,967       2.2      65,990   $15,584       2.2
Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials           65,170   $11,815       1.6      30,510   $15,297       1.5
Sewing Machine Operators                                   418,115   $12,663       2.4     217,870   $16,106       1.9
Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers                       4,785   $14,393       4.2       2,820   $16,867       4.0
Shoe Machine Operators and Tenders                           6,435   $15,354       1.7       3,950   $17,272       2.0
Tailors, Dressmakers, and Sewers                            88,090   $11,790      11.3      40,360   $17,509      10.6
Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and
  Tenders                                                    2,100   $18,602       3.2       1,365   $21,107       2.2
Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders                                                    8,340   $14,059       2.5       4,510   $18,451       1.2
Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters,
  Operators, and Tenders                                    24,880   $19,332       3.2      15,620   $21,478       1.8
Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine
  Setters, Operators, and Tenders                           28,655   $18,608       0.8      18,750   $20,445       0.8
Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers                          415   $26,467       4.3         300   $29,922       5.3
Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers                             4,775   $31,288      24.5       3,030   $40,266      21.9
Upholsterers                                                14,715   $15,927       5.1       8,325   $20,797       4.1
Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other        24,840   $15,795       2.5      15,100   $18,820       2.0



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.)

          UNITED STATES; FEMALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters                           6,385   $16,355       6.4       3,905   $20,378       5.8
Furniture Finishers                                          6,700   $14,220       6.8       3,775   $18,245       5.9
Model Makers and Patternmakers, Wood                           195   $19,688       0.0         130   $20,911       0.0
Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood         9,475   $15,847       2.5       5,790   $19,412       1.6
Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Except Sawing                                             13,695   $16,118       3.4       8,180   $19,743       2.4
Woodworkers, All Other                                       4,520   $13,448       9.8       2,200   $18,520       6.8
Power Plant Operators, Distributors, and Dispatchers         3,270   $41,663      12.9       2,795   $44,174      14.3
Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators                    3,470   $30,885      10.3       2,525   $35,585      11.3
Water and Liquid Waste Treatment Plant and System
  Workers                                                    4,250   $30,177      20.4       3,480   $31,603      21.3
Miscellaneous Plant and System Operators                     3,435   $31,116      10.4       2,520   $35,833      10.2
Chemical Processing Machine Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders                                               10,600   $24,836      12.5       7,000   $31,700      12.6
Crushing, Grinding, Polishing, Mixing, and Blending
  Workers                                                   17,465   $19,074       5.7      10,630   $23,628       6.6
Cutting Workers                                             31,345   $14,592       2.3      16,245   $19,504       1.8
Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine
  Setters, Operators, and Tenders                           11,415   $19,318       2.2       7,560   $21,929       1.5
Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and
  Tenders                                                    7,730   $19,252       4.7       5,235   $21,632       3.3
Inspectors, Testers, Sorter, Samplers, and Weighers        458,330   $19,956       8.5     290,705   $23,342       8.3
Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers               16,655   $14,124      18.8       8,215   $20,271      15.9
Medical, Dental and Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians       44,950   $20,371      10.3      27,990   $23,618       9.3
Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders        195,045   $15,205       2.0     102,780   $19,463       2.0
Painting Workers                                            32,535   $16,640       5.1      19,010   $21,168       3.8
Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine
  Workers                                                   45,675   $14,504      11.4      23,495   $19,862      11.0
Semiconductor Processors                                     2,965   $26,001       9.1       2,235   $28,534       8.2
Cementing and Gluing Machine Operators and Tenders          10,005   $15,919       2.5       5,920   $19,980       2.1
Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment
  Operators and Tenders                                      5,135   $16,328       2.7       2,875   $21,323       2.4
Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders           565   $18,355       4.3         290   $21,607       2.4
Etchers and Engravers                                        6,065   $16,164       7.9       3,555   $20,857       8.2
Molders, Shapers, and Casters, except Metal and
  Plastic                                                    8,140   $13,386      23.0       3,710   $20,110      15.0
Paper Goods Machines Setters, Operators, and Tenders        13,075   $16,430       2.1       7,570   $21,413       2.0
Tire Builders                                                1,885   $30,875       3.0       1,325   $37,155       3.9
Helpers-Production Workers                                  13,480   $13,077       6.3       5,590   $21,062       4.8
Production Workers, All Other                              515,080   $17,098       3.6     303,220   $21,335       3.6

TRANSPORTATION AND MATERIAL MOVING OCCUPATIONS
Supervisors, Transportation and Material Moving
  Workers                                                   49,005   $25,990      12.9      35,725   $29,709      13.8
Aircraft Pilots and Flight Engineers                         5,265   $37,576      70.5       2,985   $42,612      70.2
Air Traffic Controllers and Airfield Operations
  Specialists                                                7,260   $46,564      35.3       5,775   $54,980      37.0



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.)

          UNITED STATES; FEMALES

                                                                               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                                        1,475   $17,661       4.9         885   $20,827       5.3
Bus Drivers                                                274,390   $13,362       2.4      70,425   $21,690       2.9
Driver/Sales Workers and Truck Drivers                     201,505   $15,914       4.9      96,380   $22,639       4.9
Taxi Drivers and Chauffers                                  33,590   $11,987       6.0      13,405   $18,279       5.3
Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other                           2,880    $8,893       2.7         775   $16,348       1.0
Locomotive Engineers and Operators                           2,310   $42,427       8.1       1,770   $46,081       9.0
Railroad Brake, Signal, and Switch Operators                   320   $32,308       9.0         210   $38,587      10.8
Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters                          3,105   $33,641      14.7       2,170   $38,580      15.8
Subway, Streetcar, and Other Rail Transportation
  Workers                                                    1,025   $35,205      12.2         730   $36,855      11.8
Sailors and Marine Oilers                                    1,430   $20,946      19.8         615   $24,497      15.6
Ship and Boat Captains and Operators                         1,195   $21,338      28.8         535   $31,035      22.1
Ship Engineers                                                 140   $50,417      43.3         120   $55,375      43.3
Bridge and Lock Tenders                                        810   $17,445      12.0         505   $19,448      16.7
Parking Lot Attendants                                       7,195   $11,340       5.5       2,995   $16,804       1.9
Service Station Attendants                                  23,815   $10,825       3.9      10,055   $15,629       4.7
Transportation Inspectors                                    7,040   $26,385      12.3       4,865   $30,921      14.4
Other Transportation Workers                                 2,155   $22,454      16.2       1,430   $29,022      17.6
Conveyor Operators and Tenders                               1,430   $19,934       1.7         690   $27,030       2.3
Crane and Tower Operators                                    2,590   $34,097      14.2       1,815   $36,090      12.7
Dredge, Excavating, and Loading Machine Operators            1,220   $22,295      10.2         685   $25,767       7.8
Hoist and Winch Operators                                      525   $22,417       7.6         330   $26,453       4.3
Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators                      43,470   $22,869       1.8      30,710   $25,447       1.6
Cleaners of  Vehicles and Equipment                         63,700   $11,747       2.6      26,035   $18,703       2.5
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Materials Movers,
  Hand                                                     355,420   $14,891       3.1     175,550   $20,824       2.8
Machine Feeders and Offbearers                              23,480   $15,452       2.8      12,435   $20,185       2.7
Packers and Packagers, Hand                                268,725   $12,368       2.2     120,575   $17,823       2.1
Pumping Station Operators                                      845   $27,393      15.1         540   $40,391      21.0
Refuse and Recyclable Materials Collectors                   8,025   $13,658       5.7       3,845   $21,803       8.0
Shuttle Car Operators                                          270   $11,419       7.5         135   $22,188       0.0
Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders                              275   $16,477       8.0         185   $17,955       8.1
Material Moving Workers, All Other                          10,860   $19,421       5.0       6,555   $23,662       4.0

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