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

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


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

21 to 74 years                                          71,349,655   $31,759      28.1  50,864,715   $37,840      30.7

  MANAGEMENT OCCUPATIONS
Chief executives                                           947,835   $90,889      62.9     815,555   $95,982      63.6
General and Operations Managers                            696,075   $56,100      46.2     613,890   $59,030      46.5
Legislators                                                  9,725   $40,609      65.9       5,895   $58,642      73.6
Advertising and Promotions Managers                         35,400   $48,223      67.4      28,660   $51,862      67.9
Marketing and Sales Managers                               636,115   $65,467      64.3     540,105   $70,154      64.9
Public Relations Managers                                   28,975   $58,529      69.7      25,180   $61,063      69.9
Administrative Services Managers                            58,405   $50,688      42.8      49,925   $52,321      43.1
Computer and Information Systems Managers                  232,655   $70,003      65.4     206,385   $71,295      65.9
Financial Managers                                         463,780   $62,042      74.3     400,355   $65,749      75.5
Human Resources Managers                                   211,370   $48,312      49.4     170,450   $52,023      52.3
Industrial Production Managers                             267,410   $52,438      37.9     236,640   $54,831      38.2
Purchasing Managers                                        122,115   $54,813      55.5     108,390   $56,576      55.9
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers         209,830   $37,662      22.4     177,640   $40,308      23.0
Farm, Ranch, and Other Agricultural Managers               171,745   $28,762      21.2     128,195   $31,865      23.2
Farmers and Ranchers                                       477,425   $18,157      16.0     330,335   $21,228      16.7
Construction Managers                                      629,440   $47,154      26.4     498,810   $51,112      27.9
Education Administrators                                   286,870   $54,978      85.4     205,345   $58,992      86.4
Engineering Managers                                       155,445   $80,044      76.2     139,585   $81,209      77.0
Food Service Managers                                      389,395   $31,306      24.4     300,445   $34,008      25.1
Funeral Directors                                           40,035   $40,821      33.1      31,750   $44,451      33.9
Gaming Managers                                             19,075   $35,961      30.7      13,820   $41,194      33.0
Lodging Managers                                            72,690   $31,390      39.1      52,970   $35,747      40.2
Medical and Health Services Managers                       131,020   $53,436      66.5     112,705   $56,436      67.3
Natural Sciences Managers                                   13,385   $80,730      89.1      11,820   $83,966      89.7
Postmasters and Mail Superintendents                        18,720   $52,162      27.3      16,780   $53,664      27.9
Property, Real Estate, and Community Association
  Managers                                                 216,170   $39,480      44.4     157,105   $45,484      45.4
Social and Community Service Managers                       86,260   $41,493      68.5      69,190   $46,330      70.9
Managers, All Other                                      1,324,805   $55,513      51.1   1,119,780   $60,240      52.0

  BUSINESS AND FINANCIAL OPERATIONS OCCUPATIONS
Agents and Business Managers of Artists,Performers,
  and Athletes                                              20,890   $35,589      52.8      14,130   $42,595      55.4
Purchasing Agents and Buyers, Farm Products                 10,455   $37,315      28.5       8,110   $41,035      31.2
Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products          106,285   $34,082      30.7      81,065   $37,853      32.3
Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and
  Farm Products                                            128,775   $41,358      41.0     108,805   $43,067      41.8
Claims Adusters, Appraisers, Examiners, and
  Investigators                                            110,315   $40,781      59.7      91,595   $42,075      61.3
Compliance Officers, Except Agriculture, Construction,
  Health and Safety, and Transportation                     55,750   $43,380      49.7      46,050   $46,724      51.0
Cost Estimators                                             97,385   $43,593      28.4      79,645   $47,040      29.3



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

          UNITED STATES; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Human Resources, Training, and Labor Relations
  Specialists                                              304,990   $41,934      51.8     237,690   $46,946      52.9
Logisticians                                                26,540   $46,837      47.4      22,035   $50,165      47.7
Management Analysts                                        358,555   $58,213      78.0     249,980   $67,088      79.2
Meeting and Convention Planners                              8,410   $29,577      44.1       5,485   $36,316      48.1
Other Business Operations Specialists                      106,320   $37,580      40.1      80,345   $42,013      41.0
Accountants and Auditors                                   776,175   $47,165      85.2     625,785   $51,386      87.0
Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate                     67,315   $41,840      56.8      53,315   $46,522      58.5
Budget Analysts                                             17,655   $51,649      77.5      15,420   $52,663      78.0
Credit Analysts                                             12,520   $36,898      74.5      10,140   $39,663      75.7
Financial Analysts                                          42,570   $61,334      83.9      30,680   $71,465      86.6
Personal Financial Advisors                                175,005   $61,062      81.5     134,835   $68,355      82.8
Insurance Underwriters                                      27,155   $50,507      76.4      23,410   $51,791      77.4
Financial Examiners                                          7,145   $58,076      89.6       6,270   $60,507      91.5
Loan Counselors and Officers                               149,495   $45,830      62.3     124,255   $49,330      64.6
Tax Examiners, Collectors, and Revenue Agents               28,815   $43,215      66.0      23,635   $46,948      68.6
Tax Preparers                                               41,620   $18,946      64.1      16,665   $46,515      70.0
Financial Specialists, All Other                            19,750   $48,136      57.7      15,485   $54,047      61.2

  COMPUTER AND MATHEMATICAL OCCUPATIONS
Computer Scientists and System Analyts                     470,440   $52,323      61.8     373,890   $56,955      62.8
Computer Programmers                                       486,095   $52,169      62.8     384,795   $56,569      63.7
Computer Software Engineers                                552,815   $63,447      77.7     457,080   $66,741      78.2
Computer Support Specialists                               257,455   $37,732      39.1     192,515   $42,336      40.9
Database Administrators                                     46,930   $57,312      68.3      38,340   $61,340      69.1
Network and Computer Systems Administrators                153,430   $46,505      44.8     126,620   $49,418      45.7
Network Systems and Data Communication Analysts            237,185   $45,927      48.7     180,420   $50,985      49.1
Actuaries                                                   15,285   $76,016      97.0      13,330   $81,295      97.8
Mathematicians                                               2,520   $66,729      96.3       1,950   $72,620      97.5
Operations Research Analysts                                58,760   $54,241      68.8      46,685   $58,351      69.6
Statisticians                                               12,775   $55,732      90.8      10,010   $61,735      92.1
Miscellaneous Mathematical Science Occupations               2,205   $46,315      83.6       1,595   $56,372      82.3

ARCHITECTURE, ENGINEERING OCCUPATIONS
Architects, Except Naval                                   156,475   $50,022      83.9     125,355   $52,722      86.0
Surveyors, Cartographers, and Photogrammetrists             29,555   $40,170      73.5      23,445   $42,821      73.8
Aerospace Engineers                                        106,050   $62,786      79.6      91,530   $65,542      80.7
Agricultural Engineers                                       2,680   $50,371      73.2       2,245   $51,045      76.0
Biomedical Engineers                                         8,260   $52,477      62.2       7,135   $55,223      63.0
Chemical Engineers                                          58,905   $66,289      85.5      49,605   $69,739      87.3
Civil Engineers                                            255,600   $55,003      80.0     214,565   $58,474      81.1
Computer Hardware Engineers                                 57,090   $56,527      62.5      45,865   $61,135      64.3
Electrical and Electronic Engineers                        294,080   $61,824      74.1     252,175   $64,721      74.7
Environmental Engineers                                     28,000   $54,458      86.0      24,280   $56,681      87.0
Industrial Engineers, Including Health and Safety          166,795   $51,611      61.0     141,500   $53,270      61.1
Marine Engineers and Naval Architects                       11,075   $57,390      67.9       8,595   $60,725      70.7



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.)

          UNITED STATES; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Materials Engineers                                         35,460   $53,807      64.0      30,005   $56,542      64.7
Mechanical Engineers                                       269,480   $55,909      67.2     228,345   $58,700      67.8
Mining and Geological Engineers,Including Mining
  Safety Engineers                                           6,715   $58,022      68.7       5,470   $60,766      71.3
Nuclear Engineers                                            8,170   $71,297      82.5       6,995   $72,557      83.1
Petroleum Engineers                                         15,590   $74,274      84.4      12,065   $77,109      87.9
Engineers, All Others                                      293,605   $60,136      74.9     244,310   $61,930      75.2
Drafters                                                   181,555   $35,094      17.7     139,355   $37,710      16.6
Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters                   377,150   $39,717      14.2     306,985   $41,442      13.6
Surveying and Mapping Technicians                           74,195   $30,506       4.7      55,550   $33,824       4.3

  LIFE, PHYSICAL, AND SOCIAL SCIENCE OCCUPATIONS
Agricultural and Food Scientists                            21,640   $38,305      75.9      16,565   $42,135      77.5
Biological Scientists                                       48,595   $40,030      93.9      38,480   $43,352      95.0
Conservation Scientists and Foresters                       25,090   $42,420      81.3      21,285   $45,201      82.5
Medical Scientists                                          45,690   $45,226      99.6      35,945   $51,527      99.7
Astronomers and Physicists                                  17,960   $66,557      92.5      15,070   $71,181      93.1
Atmospheric and Space Scientists                             8,605   $53,454      82.6       7,250   $57,318      84.4
Chemists and Materials Scientists                           74,785   $50,842      89.6      62,615   $52,951      90.0
Environmental Scientists and Geoscientists                  66,500   $50,045      92.0      53,935   $52,010      92.3
Physical Scientists, All Other                             103,450   $45,925      96.9      76,495   $56,755      97.6
Economists                                                  19,470   $69,813      99.6      16,180   $73,605      99.9
Market/Survey Researchers                                   45,095   $50,799      74.6      33,235   $59,116      77.0
Psychologists                                               62,655   $53,981      99.1      40,820   $59,998      99.3
Sociologists                                                 1,210   $50,452      96.3         945   $55,590      96.8
Urban and Regional Planners                                 14,605   $50,973      93.0      12,655   $52,037      93.4
Miscellaneous Social Scientists and Related Workers         17,900   $35,919      88.2      12,215   $43,307      89.7
Agricultural and Food Science Technicians                   16,035   $29,949      23.1      12,040   $33,186      23.5
Biological Technicians                                      10,030   $30,234      51.6       6,545   $36,533      52.8
Chemical Technicians                                        62,685   $39,448      25.6      50,880   $41,269      24.8
Geological and Petroleum Technicians                        10,510   $41,599      25.9       7,720   $45,780      24.4
Nuclear Technicians                                          3,295   $53,306      22.8       2,705   $57,311      22.1
Other Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians        76,430   $26,566      34.6      45,445   $35,301      33.4

  COMMUNITY AND SOCIAL SERVICES OCCUPATIONS
Counselors                                                 194,305   $30,167      67.8     121,315   $32,767      68.4
Social Workers                                             142,355   $31,604      75.1     109,660   $34,102      76.7
Misc. Community and Social Service Specialists              98,825   $31,722      62.5      75,970   $35,224      66.7
Clergy                                                     338,740   $28,420      75.1     260,770   $31,623      76.7
Directors, Religious Activities and Education               19,870   $27,978      65.3      13,715   $32,261      69.5
Religious Workers, All Other                                29,810   $23,138      61.6      18,685   $30,909      66.3

  LEGAL OCCUPATIONS
Lawyers                                                    625,165   $82,863      99.8     524,045   $90,941      99.9
Judges, Magistrates, and Other Judicial Workers             37,495   $77,262      85.5      30,100   $87,159      87.4
Paralegals and Legal Assistants                             43,770   $29,815      66.0      26,040   $36,281      61.7
Miscellaneous Legal Support Workers                         64,210   $30,540      60.3      38,215   $41,842      53.4



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; MALES

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

  EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND LIBRARY OCCUPATIONS
Postsecondary Teachers                                     643,695   $41,893      90.8     436,370   $52,102      92.2
Preschool and Kindergarten Teachers                          9,315   $17,457      41.5       6,065   $22,048      42.9
Elementary and Middle School Teachers                      688,240   $37,117      94.9     550,270   $40,175      96.2
Secondary School Teachers                                  331,505   $39,214      95.5     275,475   $41,072      96.4
Special Education Teachers                                  24,010   $36,133      89.7      19,875   $38,110      92.2
Other Teachers and Instructors                             173,835   $23,714      47.3      84,520   $37,065      48.8
Archivists, Curators, and Museum Technicians                14,640   $32,186      74.8      10,355   $37,749      77.2
Librarians                                                  32,155   $35,493      84.5      20,740   $40,532      90.8
Library Technicians                                          7,810    $9,775      28.4       2,725   $26,444      40.9
Teacher Assistants                                          67,740   $13,090      26.6      19,535   $20,815      25.0
Other Education, Training, and Library Workers              20,600   $38,633      78.0      13,225   $45,478      79.2

  ARTS, DESIGN, ENTERTAINMENT, SPORTS, AND MEDIA
       OCCUPATIONS
Artists and Related Workers                                123,540   $30,438      46.5      77,520   $37,062      47.3
Designers                                                  338,735   $36,595      42.2     247,540   $41,032      42.0
Actors                                                      23,435   $21,260      53.8       4,420   $36,769      58.0
Producers and Directors                                     88,845   $41,478      63.7      62,155   $46,902      65.3
Athletes, Coaches, Umpires and Related Workers             118,935   $25,415      50.2      56,015   $35,700      58.7
Dancers and Choreographers                                   4,065   $21,275      25.3         995   $31,574      31.0
Musicians, Singers and Related Workers                     108,850   $20,779      43.2      40,130   $33,113      49.7
Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related
  Workers, All Other                                        18,445   $22,756      30.4       7,200   $30,603      34.3
Announcers                                                  40,025   $23,498      31.9      21,710   $30,800      37.9
News Analysts, Reporters, and Correspondents                48,470   $36,858      78.3      35,260   $42,528      81.6
Public Relations Specialists                                56,000   $40,956      68.1      40,130   $50,102      73.0
Editors                                                     82,135   $38,525      76.9      60,520   $43,095      79.6
Technical Writers                                           34,280   $47,346      65.9      25,930   $50,898      65.0
Writers and Authors                                         76,625   $34,726      78.4      45,030   $42,903      79.8
Miscellaneous Media and Communication Workers               19,950   $27,134      48.4      10,360   $35,946      49.0
Broadcast and Sound Engineering Technicians and
  Radio Operators                                           76,170   $32,897      29.2      51,345   $38,705      29.0
Photographers                                               77,080   $29,078      43.5      47,320   $35,497      45.5
Television, Video and Motion Picture Camera
  Operators and Editors                                     24,955   $34,640      49.5      13,320   $39,854      48.4
Media and Communication Equipment Workers,
  All Other                                                    735   $42,131      32.4         465   $45,917      36.0

  HEALTHCARE PRACTIONERS AND TECHNICAL OCCUPATIONS
Chiropractors                                               39,845   $60,310      99.0      27,780   $65,898      99.1
Dentists                                                   130,435  $104,135      99.8      75,325  $108,680      99.8
Dieticians and Nutritionists                                 7,605   $31,073      46.8       5,435   $35,901      47.4
Optometrists                                                22,430   $80,385      99.8      17,015   $85,186      99.9
Pharmacists                                                114,480   $68,247      96.4      91,220   $71,301      98.2
Physicians and Surgeons                                    528,245  $129,082      99.8     398,440  $140,711      99.8
Physician Assistants                                        21,660   $51,908      71.4      16,255   $60,005      70.4



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; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Podiatrists                                                  9,250   $80,443      99.9       6,945   $90,388      99.9
Registered Nurses                                          178,630   $42,910      56.3     134,440   $46,232      55.6
Audiologists                                                 2,970   $54,382      91.1       2,370   $57,273      91.0
Occupational Therapists                                      6,515   $45,131      87.9       4,590   $49,306      89.6
Physical Therapists                                         40,920   $50,828      90.2      30,690   $54,978      90.8
Radiation Therapists                                         3,270   $46,927      42.6       2,755   $49,466      43.5
Recreational Therapists                                      4,100   $31,236      73.2       3,220   $33,051      74.5
Respiratory Therapists                                      35,145   $39,092      30.1      27,380   $40,697      29.7
Speech-Language Pathologists                                 4,880   $42,049      94.4       2,375   $47,341      94.9
Therapists, All Others                                      18,190   $31,882      77.8      12,630   $35,904      79.2
Veterinarians                                               36,695   $66,833      99.8      29,585   $71,521      99.8
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practioners,
  All Other                                                  4,120   $30,068      83.7       2,190   $38,860      82.3
Clinical Lab Technologists and Technicians                  82,800   $32,025      59.9      59,015   $36,996      59.9
Dental Hygienists                                            2,815   $36,632      52.8       1,560   $43,160      52.9
Diagnostic Related Technologists and Technicians            67,030   $40,272      26.7      53,595   $41,644      26.5
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics                77,610   $31,102      13.4      61,990   $32,645      12.2
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practioners Support
  Technicians                                               56,990   $23,962      20.9      36,770   $27,560      18.2
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses           44,065   $27,361       9.1      29,995   $30,215       9.2
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians           8,735   $22,701      25.1       5,650   $26,079      25.9
Opticians, Dispensing                                       17,915   $30,738      20.1      13,835   $32,279      19.8
Miscellaneous Health Technologists and Technicians          31,855   $32,240      36.8      23,250   $36,703      35.3
Other Healthcare Practioners and Technical
  Occupations                                               43,525   $39,222      60.2      34,185   $41,906      61.9

HEALTHCARE SUPPORT OCCUPATIONS
Nursing, Psychiatric, and Home Health Aides                219,560   $19,837      16.0     131,725   $23,751      15.1
Occupational Therapist Assistants and Aides                  1,385   $29,798      16.1         910   $31,217      14.6
Physical Therapist Assistants and Aides                     12,365   $24,169      28.6       7,705   $30,080      24.3
Massage Therapists                                          13,785   $19,298      36.0       5,390   $25,209      33.2
Dental Assistants                                            6,900   $19,644      38.6       3,020   $25,709      28.5
Medical Assistants and Other Healthcare Support
 Occupations                                                63,940   $21,035      23.5      37,670   $26,230      23.9

  PROTECTIVE SERVICE OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Correctional
  Officers                                                  37,450   $39,018      23.0      33,005   $40,220      23.7
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Police and
  Detectives                                                96,650   $54,097      34.9      86,760   $55,309      35.3
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Fire Fighting and
  Prevention Workers                                        47,700   $56,796      19.1      42,055   $58,068      19.7
Supervisors, Protective Service Workers, All Other          71,735   $32,484      26.3      57,265   $36,259      28.0
Fire Fighters                                              242,975   $43,976      12.6     209,360   $45,697      12.7
Fire Inspectors                                             18,195   $40,857      20.0      15,310   $42,462      20.5
Baliffs, Correctional Officers and Jailers                 294,895   $32,184      10.8     248,885   $33,939      10.7
Detectives and Criminal Investigators                       93,795   $51,678      46.9      83,650   $52,364      47.2
Fish and Game Wardens                                        3,330   $33,914      44.2       2,750   $35,830      46.7



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.)

          UNITED STATES; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Parking Enforcement Workers                                  3,225   $21,700      10.1       1,900   $27,885      11.8
Police and Sheriff Patrol Officers                         542,475   $41,764      26.1     474,000   $42,740      26.4
Transit and Railroad Police                                    905   $41,250      17.4         650   $44,844      12.9
Animal Control Workers                                       7,230   $23,645       8.2       5,490   $25,866       7.3
Private Detectives and Investigators                        43,375   $35,930      46.8      31,495   $41,418      48.0
Security Guards and Gaming Surveillance Officers           611,265   $19,177      11.8     358,590   $24,575      12.5
Crossing Guards                                             17,140    $6,933       4.9       2,810   $23,138       3.2
Lifeguards and Other Protective Service Workers             23,280    $9,795      24.4       6,550   $29,532      32.9

  FOOD PREPARATION AND SERVING RELATED OCCUPATIONS
Chefs and Head Cooks                                       207,020   $23,595      10.0     141,770   $26,807      10.3
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Food Preparation
  and Serving Workers                                      215,430   $22,536      14.4     148,260   $26,390      15.1
Cooks                                                      730,690   $14,603       4.1     385,760   $18,146       4.1
Food Preparation Workers                                   130,220   $12,280       5.6      59,255   $17,122       5.2
Bartenders                                                 162,200   $16,040      15.3      75,505   $21,428      14.4
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers,
  Including Fast Food                                       51,360   $11,705       7.0      21,575   $18,479       7.7
Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession and
  Coffee Shop                                               19,595   $10,549       8.9       7,075   $17,456       9.4
Waiters and Waitresses                                     345,450   $14,335      14.0     135,215   $20,397      13.4
Food Servers, Nonrestaurant                                 34,845   $17,082       9.0      17,960   $21,533       8.0
Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender
  Helpers                                                   80,545   $11,657       5.8      31,090   $16,332       4.7
Dishwashers                                                128,905   $10,143       2.6      47,820   $14,012       2.2
Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee
  Shop                                                      12,090   $12,093      15.2       4,375   $21,955      17.4
Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers,
  All Other                                                  2,170   $12,908       5.8         975   $18,671       6.0

  BUILDING AND GROUNDS CLEANING AND MAINTENANCE
    OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Housekeeping and
  Janitorial Workers                                       116,835   $27,913       9.7      89,650   $30,464       9.6
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Landscaping, Lawn
  Service, and Groundskeeping Workers                      131,185   $28,402      15.1      93,160   $31,261      16.3
Janitors and Building Cleaners                           1,374,975   $18,648       4.2     823,900   $23,561       4.0
Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners                            147,915   $15,640       4.6      79,220   $19,649       4.7
Pest Control Workers                                        60,420   $24,832       8.8      44,970   $26,864       9.2
Grounds Maintenance Workers                                855,135   $15,692       5.7     426,630   $20,978       5.8

  PERSONAL CARE AND SERVICE OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Gaming Workers           34,790   $32,160      25.1      26,550   $36,566      26.3
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Personal Service
  Workers                                                   48,690   $30,114      28.4      35,935   $33,764      29.7
Animal Trainers                                             19,380   $20,950      13.6      13,850   $23,554      13.9
Nonfarm Animal Caretakers                                   31,895   $17,459      13.5      18,515   $23,071      14.9



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

          UNITED STATES; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Gaming Workers                                              45,835   $27,051      14.3      29,025   $30,880      13.9
Motion Picture Projectionists                                5,330   $15,133      18.2       2,455   $24,406      20.3
Ushers,Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers                  26,350   $15,248      13.6      11,520   $30,021      11.9
Miscellaneous Entertainment Attendants and Related
  Workers                                                   60,180   $10,765      19.0      19,295   $22,840      17.9
Funeral Service Workers                                     10,395   $16,545      17.4       4,745   $27,036      16.4
Barbers                                                     68,880   $18,191       4.8      40,530   $22,878       5.0
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists              67,265   $22,269       7.4      42,610   $26,557       7.6
Miscellaneous Personal Appearance Workers                   16,050   $15,634       6.8       8,005   $19,745       7.3
Baggage Porters, Bellhops, and Concierges                   44,110   $19,673      10.8      26,820   $23,707      11.2
Tour and Travel Guides                                      19,695   $13,329      32.7       6,160   $23,678      31.6
Transportation Attendants                                   28,985   $31,710      32.6      14,365   $35,817      30.9
Child Care Workers                                          52,400   $12,451      19.2      22,140   $21,545      23.5
Personal and Home Care Aides                                37,050   $13,776      15.3      18,070   $19,721      15.7
Recreation and Fitness Workers                              85,495   $21,616      38.0      46,555   $30,484      43.4
Residential Advisors                                        17,380   $14,632      25.3       7,575   $22,814      31.3
Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other                21,365   $15,053      12.2      10,190   $21,927      11.4

  SALES AND RELATED OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Retail Sales
  Workers                                                1,679,810   $33,940      24.6   1,388,175   $36,396      24.9
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Non-Retail Sales
  Workers                                                  661,830   $42,874      36.2     553,605   $46,927      37.1
Cashiers                                                   436,810   $14,387      13.3     205,560   $22,055      14.8
Counter and Rental Clerks                                   46,960   $18,050      16.8      25,310   $26,829      16.6
Parts Salespersons                                         113,615   $26,174       5.7      90,245   $28,313       5.5
Retail Salespersons                                      1,469,355   $25,391      22.6     949,490   $32,024      24.4
Advertising Sales Agents                                   101,210   $39,939      51.0      75,915   $45,653      53.3
Insurance Sales Agents                                     306,740   $46,156      53.5     236,320   $51,408      55.4
Securities, Commodities, and Finanancial Services
  Sales Agents                                             265,845   $56,880      71.2     205,985   $65,816      72.9
Travel Agents                                               24,840   $27,289      39.5      17,385   $31,122      39.4
Sales Representatives, Services, All Other                 395,825   $42,259      44.3     307,025   $49,785      46.3
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing       1,071,735   $44,752      41.2     887,100   $48,969      42.3
Models, Demonstrators, and Product Promoters                12,690   $19,575      29.6       5,270   $40,163      39.4
Real Estate Brokers and Sales Agents                       317,680   $40,817      49.8     218,880   $50,306      51.3
Sales Engineers                                             32,820   $61,443      64.9      28,700   $62,499      65.3
Telemarketers                                               69,105   $13,829      19.6      27,000   $25,152      23.7
Door-To-Door Sales Workers, News and Street Vendors
  and Related Workers                                       78,715   $15,879      15.0      35,730   $27,277      17.4
Sales and Related Workers, All Other                       107,210   $36,249      46.1      72,990   $45,829      51.9

OFFICE AND ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Office and
Administrative Support Workers                             583,525   $37,425      32.6     475,960   $40,580      33.7
Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service           8,425   $22,385      18.3       5,115   $30,194      17.6



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.)

          UNITED STATES; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Telephone Operators                                         15,195   $22,425      18.7       9,635   $29,318      18.9
Communication Equipment Operators, All Other                 5,865   $31,606      20.5       4,335   $36,083      21.0
Bill and Account Collectors                                 61,820   $25,649      23.2      41,770   $29,217      24.0
Billing and Posting Clerks and Machine Operators            44,635   $27,369      32.0      31,805   $31,232      33.2
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks               182,155   $25,739      29.1     120,420   $30,352      30.1
Gaming Cage Workers                                          2,030   $19,423      14.3       1,285   $22,595      16.4
Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks                              21,485   $29,937      26.1      15,565   $32,339      26.1
Procurement Clerks                                          14,690   $36,532      32.7      12,155   $38,561      33.4
Tellers                                                     32,585   $15,182      18.8      14,840   $21,159      20.9
Brokerage Clerks                                             3,815   $31,734      37.6       2,795   $37,233      36.9
Correspondence Clerks                                        1,630   $26,236      58.3       1,015   $30,405      53.7
Court, Municipal, and License Clerks                        16,650   $26,903      30.7      11,535   $31,486      32.2
Credit Authorizers, Checkers and Clerks                     12,075   $31,654      46.0       9,015   $36,788      50.2
Customer Service Representatives                           571,695   $26,661      27.6     392,515   $31,812      29.5
Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs               12,415   $32,193      62.6      10,350   $34,789      62.7
File Clerks                                                 56,730   $19,517      22.3      29,705   $25,894      22.6
Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks                        33,735   $15,629      20.1      17,055   $20,379      19.2
Interviewers Except Eligibility and Loan                    47,390   $12,301      36.5      14,885   $27,416      35.2
Library Assistants, Clerical                                19,700   $10,762      41.5       7,040   $24,400      53.2
Loan Interviewers and Clerks                                18,580   $31,124      43.4      14,695   $34,350      45.9
New Account Clerks                                           2,425   $27,319      42.3       1,670   $31,784      45.9
Order Clerks                                                60,810   $22,326      11.9      38,335   $27,198      12.1
Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and
  Timekeeping                                               10,885   $29,175      34.1       7,290   $35,237      38.1
Receptionists and Information Clerks                        66,545   $16,813      28.0      30,350   $26,595      30.3
Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and
  Travel Clerks                                             65,300   $27,799      23.6      44,530   $33,853      24.0
Information and Record Clerks, All Other                    13,020   $25,490      37.6       7,845   $31,846      36.3
Cargo and Freight Agents                                    15,385   $31,338      14.7      11,540   $35,554      15.6
Couriers and Messengers                                    155,735   $21,064      12.8      90,105   $28,055      12.6
Dispatchers                                                121,005   $31,180      11.5      95,510   $33,803      11.5
Meter Readers, Utilities                                    36,440   $27,037       6.5      28,545   $29,863       6.5
Postal Service Clerks                                       80,950   $40,019      16.1      67,580   $40,676      16.4
Postal Service Mail Carriers                               247,785   $39,945      13.9     210,745   $40,579      14.1
Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and
  Processing Machine Operators                              67,540   $39,305      15.8      55,445   $40,363      16.3
Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks                166,680   $39,074      30.5     133,180   $41,751      30.3
Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks                    462,080   $22,989       5.4     327,900   $26,073       5.1
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers                             658,335   $19,213       7.0     389,155   $24,963       7.1
Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers,
  Recordkeeping                                             43,615   $26,566      10.0      29,970   $31,260      10.0
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants                  129,750   $25,890      36.4      81,695   $31,730      36.6
Computer Operators                                         126,375   $32,092      25.3      95,860   $36,107      25.5
Data Entry Keyers                                          102,915   $20,730      23.2      56,590   $26,894      22.8
Word Processors and Typists                                 11,245   $21,532      30.1       5,880   $28,612      29.9
Desktop Publishers                                           5,330   $33,947      36.3       3,890   $38,491      32.7
Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks               31,295   $31,409      49.1      23,715   $36,005      52.3



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.)

          UNITED STATES; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except
  Postal Service                                            74,545   $19,795      10.4      43,885   $23,786       9.7
Office Clerks, General                                     208,400   $21,062      24.5     114,630   $28,470      24.8
Office Machine Operators, Except Computer                   23,290   $22,224      12.9      15,230   $25,977      11.3
Proofreaders and Copy Markers                                5,750   $25,122      45.9       3,245   $30,789      41.8
Statistical Assistants                                      11,270   $31,179      32.5       7,950   $38,150      32.3
Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other       137,060   $31,893      39.4      97,795   $37,140      40.0

FARMING, FISHING, AND FORESTRY OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Farming, Fishing
  and Forestry Workers                                      52,145   $26,527      12.8      33,980   $30,523      15.4
Agricultural Inspectors                                      8,815   $34,251      32.6       6,685   $37,493      34.6
Animal Breeders                                              2,960   $20,612      14.1       2,170   $23,328      14.7
Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products                  12,325   $14,936       8.0       5,815   $24,118       9.5
Miscellaneous Agricultural Workers                         518,905   $13,520       4.1     241,325   $18,313       4.9
Fishers and Related Fishing Workers                         52,560   $20,737       7.7      19,850   $25,319       7.5
Hunters and Trappers                                         1,330   $17,969      11.6         655   $24,576      14.2
Forest and Conservation Workers                             15,355   $17,308      11.2       7,930   $23,448      14.1
Logging Workers                                            103,465   $21,038       2.7      54,450   $24,976       2.6

CONSTRUCTION AND EXTRACTION WORKERS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Construction
  Trades and Extraction Workers                            964,925   $39,056       9.2     736,075   $41,472       9.5
Boilermakers                                                21,605   $35,802       3.0      11,765   $38,787       3.3
Brickmasons, Blockmasons, and Stonemasons                  210,150   $24,919       2.5     106,240   $30,149       2.6
Carpenters                                               1,411,195   $24,378       5.7     822,490   $29,139       5.5
Carpet, Floor and Tile Installers and Finishers            218,685   $24,857       3.2     130,265   $29,373       3.1
Cement Masons, Concrete Finishers, and Terrazzo
  Workers                                                   95,335   $23,583       1.8      46,420   $27,591       1.8
Contruction Laborers                                     1,156,080   $20,799       3.9     593,335   $26,137       4.0
Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators          18,020   $25,017       1.6       7,520   $27,526       1.8
Pile-Driver Operators                                        2,045   $38,203       2.6       1,165   $42,336       1.7
Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment
  Operators                                                364,845   $30,644       2.1     234,125   $32,205       2.1
Drywall Installers, Ceiling Tile Installers, and
  Tapers                                                   181,000   $23,077       2.0      99,635   $27,402       2.0
Electricians                                               719,085   $35,280       5.2     539,490   $37,951       4.9
Glaziers                                                    45,735   $28,361       3.0      33,770   $30,842       3.1
Insulation Workers                                          39,930   $26,633       2.9      25,600   $30,420       2.9
Painters, Construction and Maintenance                     523,125   $20,689       5.7     271,595   $26,046       5.3
Paperhangers                                                13,055   $25,952       8.1       7,010   $30,653       8.4
Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters        551,020   $31,411       3.5     390,690   $35,371       3.7
Plasterers and Stucco Masons                                45,105   $22,285       2.1      23,240   $26,956       2.2
Reinforcing Iron Workers                                     6,135   $27,056       1.1       3,805   $30,724       1.6
Roofers                                                    210,575   $20,229       2.5     101,690   $25,448       2.9
Sheet Metal Workers                                        156,495   $31,272       2.9     113,800   $33,758       2.9
Structural Iron and Steel Workers                           77,975   $31,527       2.3      48,660   $35,514       2.1
Helpers, Construction Trades                                60,090   $15,982       2.7      27,060   $21,005       2.6
Construction and Building Inspectors                        76,260   $36,206      21.2      57,225   $39,498      20.9
Elevator Installers and Repairers                           27,745   $50,486       5.0      23,140   $51,709       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; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Fence Erectors                                              26,850   $19,961       2.7      14,795   $24,506       2.8
Hazardous Materials Removal Workers                         21,015   $27,123       7.5      11,900   $32,257       9.5
Highway Maintenance Workers                                 96,385   $26,433       2.4      71,805   $28,502       2.4
Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment
  Operators                                                 12,620   $35,483       2.8       8,810   $38,250       2.6
Septic Tank Services and Sewer Pipe Cleaners                 7,880   $27,087       2.3       5,650   $30,340       2.6
Miscellaneous Construction and Related Workers              32,675   $25,406       3.9      19,455   $29,733       4.1
Derrick, Rotary Drill, and Service Unit Operators,
  Oil, Gas, and Mining                                      14,415   $30,521       3.2       7,220   $31,964       3.9
Earth Drillers Except Oil and Gas                           28,675   $30,474       3.3      19,515   $33,218       3.0
Explosives Workers, Ordnance handling Experts, and
  Blasters                                                   9,150   $31,139       6.1       6,870   $33,810       7.0
Mining Machine Operators                                    51,125   $39,378       3.3      36,175   $42,205       3.3
Roof Bolters, Mining                                         3,530   $40,242       1.7       2,425   $42,960       2.2
Roustabouts, Oil and Gas                                     1,550   $25,134       2.7         985   $28,911       1.8
Helpers - Extraction Workers                                 4,305   $25,109       0.8       1,900   $28,007       0.2
Other Extraction Workers                                    21,175   $27,371       3.7      13,030   $31,600       3.9

INSTALLATION, MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Mechanics,
  Installers and Repairers                                 371,765   $41,489      10.3     319,230   $43,047      10.4
Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine
  Repairers                                                236,650   $31,546      17.0     175,620   $35,820      16.8
Radio and Telecommunications Equipment Installers
  and Repairers                                            207,860   $40,589       8.7     168,160   $43,089       8.6
Avionics Technicians                                        14,215   $39,669       9.3      11,735   $41,225       9.4
Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related  Repairers          36,440   $30,488       5.9      28,345   $33,029       5.5
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Transportation
  Equipment                                                  4,080   $28,991       6.1       2,945   $32,652       6.5
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Industrial and
  Utility                                                   13,800   $46,402       7.0      11,420   $49,301       6.8
Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor
  Vehicles                                                  25,590   $46,143       6.6      20,770   $52,106       7.2
Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers
  and Repairers                                             44,665   $23,452       8.5      29,760   $27,610       8.2
Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers                  44,290   $29,934       6.2      34,185   $31,755       6.3
Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians                 185,150   $41,088       7.4     154,160   $42,432       7.2
Automotive Body and Related Repairers                      180,535   $27,273       2.1     135,110   $30,822       2.0
Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers                   14,550   $27,237       3.1      11,225   $30,069       2.9
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics             1,026,420   $26,075       2.9     759,525   $29,694       2.9
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine
  Specialists                                              311,280   $31,794       2.1     251,640   $34,071       2.0
Heavy Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Service
  Technicians and Mechanics                                189,940   $34,092       2.8     149,225   $36,219       2.6
Small Engine Mechanics                                      48,840   $21,863       3.8      32,650   $25,830       3.8
Miscellaneous Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Mechanics,
  Installers, and Repairers                                 60,915   $20,326       3.3      39,455   $23,580       2.5



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.)

          UNITED STATES; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Control and Valve Installers and Repairers                  21,735   $35,314       4.5      17,660   $37,016       4.4
Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration
  Mechanics and Installers                                 303,110   $30,706       3.8     236,225   $32,701       3.7
Home Appliance Repairers                                    53,000   $27,028       4.8      38,355   $30,573       4.9
Industrial and Refractory Machinery Mechanics              492,540   $35,989       3.7     404,375   $37,797       3.6
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General                    444,970   $28,941       5.1     332,205   $31,720       4.8
Maintenance Workers, Machinery                              25,305   $32,016       3.8      18,725   $35,852       3.7
Millwrights                                                 79,695   $42,355       2.8      60,260   $46,325       2.9
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers             106,030   $45,411       3.3      88,825   $48,221       3.4
Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers           166,970   $35,547       5.7     130,085   $39,869       5.8
Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers                64,840   $35,770      14.8      49,420   $40,270      13.5
Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and
  Repairers                                                 44,060   $25,605       7.9      32,590   $27,988       7.0
Commercial Divers                                            3,490   $30,829      11.0       1,675   $35,413      11.2
Locksmiths and Safe Repairers                               27,855   $27,580       7.2      21,180   $30,938       7.1
Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers            21,630   $21,458       1.6      13,735   $25,074       1.7
Riggers                                                      9,625   $31,000       3.0       6,155   $35,471       2.9
Signal and Track Switch Repairers                            5,450   $46,117       6.0       4,845   $46,332       6.4
Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers      14,345   $17,350       3.6       7,460   $22,771       2.9
Other Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers        236,905   $26,975       7.0     164,735   $31,192       6.5

PRODUCTION OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Production and
  Operating Workers                                      1,106,760   $40,022      13.3     934,435   $41,254      13.5
Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems
  Assemblers                                                 8,170   $35,916       5.3       6,515   $39,385       4.6
Electrical, Electronics, and Electromechanical
  Assemblers                                               112,215   $23,469       6.3      77,525   $26,840       5.8
Engine and Other Machines Assemblers                        23,265   $34,364       3.4      18,125   $37,378       3.4
Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters                    29,120   $32,236       3.8      22,865   $35,465       3.7
Miscellaneous Assemblers and Fabricators                   716,770   $24,933       4.4     491,630   $28,965       4.4
Bakers                                                      86,030   $20,481       6.0      55,125   $24,740       6.2
Butchers and Other Meat, Poultry, and Fish Processing
  Workers                                                  215,350   $23,546       2.6     152,800   $26,804       2.5
Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine
  Operators and Tenders                                      6,720   $25,497       6.4       4,720   $27,450       7.1
Food Batchmakers                                            34,750   $24,487       4.2      23,835   $27,718       3.8
Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders                   4,500   $19,776       4.4       2,900   $25,150       4.4
Computer Control Programmers and Operators                  40,050   $33,344       6.2      33,145   $35,310       6.2
Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                            15,325   $30,185       2.2      12,295   $31,632       2.2
Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Metal and Plastic                                         13,415   $31,648       0.9      10,835   $32,754       0.6
Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Metal and Plastic                                         12,160   $30,557       3.0       9,385   $32,280       3.0
Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters,
  Operators and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                 106,110   $25,872       2.3      78,050   $28,405       2.2



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; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                             8,800   $26,473       3.3       6,180   $30,350       3.0
Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine
  Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal
   and Plastic                                              77,265   $26,500       2.0      55,610   $30,223       1.8
Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                            17,615   $29,097       2.8      13,600   $31,308       2.5
Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                 2,815   $30,119       4.9       2,135   $31,905       4.1
Machinists                                                 487,865   $32,895       2.9     395,700   $35,544       2.8
Metal Furnace and Kiln Operators and Tenders                34,485   $32,098       2.3      27,200   $34,999       2.2
Model Makers and Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic           14,340   $40,609       8.5      10,945   $43,379       8.0
Molders and Molding Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                78,165   $28,247       3.0      59,580   $31,100       3.1
Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Metal and Plastic                                          5,935   $31,150       4.5       4,615   $34,721       3.9
Tool and Die Makers                                        123,780   $42,360       3.5     104,900   $44,701       3.5
Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Workers                    616,335   $28,163       1.8     435,900   $30,677       1.7
Heat Treating Equipment Equipment Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                            12,025   $33,796       2.7       9,430   $36,372       2.5
Lay-Out Workers, Metal and Plastic                          10,140   $31,354       3.5       7,370   $33,394       3.1
Plating and Coating Machine Setters, operators, and
  Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                22,360   $27,136       2.8      16,935   $30,127       2.1
Tool Grinders, Filers and Sharpeners                        13,245   $32,262       4.0       9,915   $35,877       3.6
Metalworkers and Plastic Workers, All Others               447,545   $27,458       3.2     336,400   $30,290       3.1
Bookbinders and Bindery Workers                             24,365   $27,474       5.9      18,405   $30,791       4.9
Job Printers                                                72,190   $28,557       6.8      55,230   $31,104       6.7
Prepress Technicians and Workers                            43,020   $31,399      12.1      32,240   $35,119      11.8
Printing Machine Operators                                 174,085   $30,971       4.2     138,825   $32,499       4.1
Laundry and Dry Cleaning Workers                            86,385   $18,642       7.3      51,355   $22,283       8.0
Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials           33,355   $17,097       3.4      19,630   $21,917       3.4
Sewing Machine Operators                                   101,280   $17,968       2.5      62,160   $21,491       2.7
Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers                      13,600   $18,471       6.6       8,880   $21,662       6.4
Shoe Machine Operators and Tenders                           4,155   $17,937       3.3       2,735   $20,865       3.5
Tailors, Dressmakers, and Sewers                            28,865   $21,531       8.9      17,375   $26,443      10.4
Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and
  Tenders                                                    7,800   $22,109       2.9       5,735   $24,175       2.8
Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders                                                   10,230   $19,420       2.4       6,530   $21,940       2.1
Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters,
  Operators, and Tenders                                    14,350   $23,411       2.1       9,855   $25,500       1.6
Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine
  Setters, Operators, and Tenders                           14,150   $22,182       1.5      10,165   $23,713       1.7
Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers                        1,010   $29,935       3.3         820   $32,704       2.9
Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers                             1,635   $31,795      21.1       1,095   $41,108      22.7
Upholsterers                                                48,145   $22,181       3.3      33,195   $25,523       3.2
Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other        23,435   $21,451       4.1      15,485   $24,397       3.5



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.)

          UNITED STATES; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters                          81,290   $24,370       7.6      57,375   $26,982       7.2
Furniture Finishers                                         22,660   $21,432       9.0      15,000   $25,271       8.4
Model Makers and Patternmakers, Wood                         1,185   $37,023       7.2         915   $41,023       6.1
Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood        58,120   $20,447       2.4      38,575   $22,889       2.2
Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Except Sawing                                             34,245   $21,307       2.7      23,675   $24,074       2.4
Woodworkers, All Other                                      35,145   $20,244      12.3      21,875   $24,774      10.7
Power Plant Operators, Distributors, and Dispatchers        41,355   $52,606       9.8      36,175   $54,731      10.0
Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators                  101,655   $40,370       8.9      84,400   $41,783       8.7
Water and Liquid Waste Treatment Plant and System
  Workers                                                   72,755   $32,812       9.0      62,380   $34,787       8.9
Miscellaneous Plant and System Operators                    43,260   $42,735       7.6      35,005   $45,650       7.9
Chemical Processing Machine Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders                                               62,675   $40,395      10.4      50,945   $42,044      10.0
Crushing, Grinding, Polishing, Mixing, and Blending
  Workers                                                   99,915   $27,275       3.5      73,080   $30,522       3.6
Cutting Workers                                             79,720   $22,708       2.6      54,590   $26,504       2.5
Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine
  Setters, Operators, and Tenders                           35,920   $27,322       2.4      27,500   $29,763       2.5
Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and
  Tenders                                                   15,700   $30,850       3.8      12,305   $33,266       3.2
Inspectors, Testers, Sorter, Samplers, and Weighers        518,340   $31,812      13.0     389,030   $35,887      12.9
Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers               36,245   $23,606      12.0      23,100   $28,479      12.3
Medical, Dental and Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians       49,960   $29,515      13.6      37,520   $32,185      12.5
Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders        119,865   $20,587       3.4      74,730   $25,088       3.5
Painting Workers                                           155,360   $25,864       2.9     111,810   $29,121       2.7
Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine
  Workers                                                   34,405   $23,925      21.0      23,115   $28,202      21.4
Semiconductor Processors                                     3,825   $33,376      20.8       2,875   $36,276      19.7
Cementing and Gluing Machine Operators and Tenders          10,815   $23,589       3.0       7,590   $26,628       2.7
Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment
  Operators and Tenders                                     10,725   $23,231       3.3       7,155   $27,127       2.4
Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders         3,330   $29,632       4.4       2,405   $35,478       4.9
Etchers and Engravers                                        9,290   $25,705      10.5       6,625   $30,619      10.1
Molders, Shapers, and Casters, except Metal and
  Plastic                                                   30,185   $25,053      11.4      20,600   $28,739      10.9
Paper Goods Machines Setters, Operators, and Tenders        34,660   $36,378       3.8      27,195   $39,404       4.0
Tire Builders                                               22,075   $39,226       2.7      18,140   $40,714       2.9
Helpers-Production Workers                                  37,780   $18,967       3.4      19,645   $24,444       2.8
Production Workers, All Other                              941,890   $25,960       4.2     658,200   $30,000       4.3

TRANSPORTATION AND MATERIAL MOVING OCCUPATIONS
Supervisors, Transportation and Material Moving
  Workers                                                  209,520   $35,708      14.7     168,215   $37,931      15.0
Aircraft Pilots and Flight Engineers                       126,855   $61,836      67.9      82,825   $63,603      67.8
Air Traffic Controllers and Airfield Operations
  Specialists                                               30,935   $63,954      29.9      27,370   $66,597      30.8



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

          UNITED STATES; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency
  Medical Technicians                                        4,095   $21,293       5.1       2,550   $25,385       5.0
Bus Drivers                                                275,040   $21,336       8.4     131,950   $31,122       7.7
Driver/Sales Workers and Truck Drivers                   3,195,215   $28,286       4.0   2,168,305   $32,014       3.6
Taxi Drivers and Chauffers                                 221,670   $17,305      14.9     109,530   $22,987      14.0
Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other                          17,050   $13,074       7.2       6,540   $26,980       4.1
Locomotive Engineers and Operators                          50,620   $52,714       8.8      42,095   $55,609       9.2
Railroad Brake, Signal, and Switch Operators                10,280   $45,361       5.0       8,075   $47,728       5.4
Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters                         48,425   $50,870       9.1      39,080   $52,121       9.2
Subway, Streetcar, and Other Rail Transportation
  Workers                                                   10,300   $39,402       7.7       7,815   $41,724       7.7
Sailors and Marine Oilers                                   23,135   $27,916       8.7      10,030   $31,431       7.6
Ship and Boat Captains and Operators                        38,185   $40,515      17.3      18,485   $42,958      18.7
Ship Engineers                                               6,125   $42,944      19.9       3,595   $44,542      22.1
Bridge and Lock Tenders                                      4,675   $36,148       6.7       3,620   $38,317       6.7
Parking Lot Attendants                                      45,840   $14,261       8.3      20,680   $20,115       8.1
Service Station Attendants                                  67,830   $14,597       5.3      35,765   $20,003       5.9
Transportation Inspectors                                   34,880   $41,409      12.6      29,360   $43,020      12.9
Other Transportation Workers                                13,580   $27,328      11.7       9,550   $31,742      12.1
Conveyor Operators and Tenders                               5,000   $27,445       3.9       3,495   $30,995       3.8
Crane and Tower Operators                                   75,835   $37,193       2.4      56,795   $39,656       2.4
Dredge, Excavating, and Loading Machine Operators           60,665   $29,194       2.2      40,020   $31,724       2.2
Hoist and Winch Operators                                   10,100   $29,430       2.8       5,745   $32,036       2.9
Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators                     496,030   $24,154       1.8     343,985   $26,958       1.8
Cleaners of  Vehicles and Equipment                        226,830   $16,303       3.0     123,605   $21,469       3.0
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Materials Movers,
  Hand                                                   1,392,030   $20,932       3.9     828,160   $26,560       3.6
Machine Feeders and Offbearers                              32,155   $22,264       3.5      21,365   $26,670       3.2
Packers and Packagers, Hand                                143,825   $15,928       4.6      73,415   $21,554       4.5
Pumping Station Operators                                   19,150   $34,470       6.4      14,885   $36,654       7.1
Refuse and Recyclable Materials Collectors                  78,990   $21,137       2.7      50,540   $26,597       2.8
Shuttle Car Operators                                        2,795   $21,618       5.2       1,510   $31,935       2.5
Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders                            5,015   $28,335       1.6       3,565   $31,783       1.6
Material Moving Workers, All Other                          50,965   $28,009       3.2      35,585   $31,610       3.1

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