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TABLE 2. Earnings by Detailed Occupation: 1999: Occupation - Washington: Both Sexes

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


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

21 to 74 years                                           2,927,100   $27,855      30.3   1,756,130   $36,618      33.4

  MANAGEMENT OCCUPATIONS
Chief executives                                            22,960   $75,848      59.7      18,690   $80,490      61.1
General and Operations Managers                             22,520   $51,502      44.1      18,875   $55,361      44.5
Legislators                                                    515   $31,477      61.2         250   $42,500      68.1
Advertising and Promotions Managers                          1,590   $40,174      63.7       1,235   $41,795      62.9
Marketing and Sales Managers                                25,220   $49,078      61.4      19,305   $55,381      61.1
Public Relations Managers                                    1,505   $46,349      70.7       1,115   $50,057      67.5
Administrative Services Managers                             2,570   $45,132      43.9       2,105   $48,952      42.8
Computer and Information Systems Managers                    8,510   $61,781      64.9       7,410   $64,329      64.0
Financial Managers                                          20,240   $44,682      49.5      16,150   $49,852      51.7
Human Resources Managers                                     9,645   $45,159      47.0       7,460   $50,202      48.6
Industrial Production Managers                               7,080   $50,701      39.3       6,080   $52,564      40.6
Purchasing Managers                                          5,215   $45,640      48.1       4,280   $49,450      47.9
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers           5,650   $36,373      22.6       4,670   $39,103      22.3
Farm, Ranch, and Other Agricultural Managers                 5,645   $30,674      23.6       3,745   $35,255      26.9
Farmers and Ranchers                                         8,650   $14,002      22.0       4,925   $20,404      23.5
Construction Managers                                       19,855   $50,065      29.1      14,765   $53,428      30.2
Education Administrators                                    14,195   $45,645      75.9       8,880   $52,036      79.5
Engineering Managers                                         4,935   $80,064      80.7       4,290   $80,943      81.5
Food Service Managers                                       16,165   $26,477      20.6      11,140   $30,645      21.8
Funeral Directors                                              690   $40,923      22.0         515   $45,347      23.1
Gaming Managers                                                960   $27,318      21.3         625   $32,941      18.4
Lodging Managers                                             3,680   $24,119      31.8       2,335   $29,817      31.1
Medical and Health Services Managers                         8,570   $45,438      57.0       6,815   $50,044      57.9
Natural Sciences Managers                                      495   $59,474      79.4         420   $64,306      83.1
Postmasters and Mail Superintendents                           670   $44,356      16.7         545   $47,757      17.0
Property, Real Estate, and Community Association
  Managers                                                  13,435   $25,687      30.2       8,070   $31,879      30.5
Social and Community Service Managers                        6,235   $31,551      64.3       4,190   $38,089      67.3
Managers, All Other                                         51,990   $50,076      50.9      41,240   $53,169      52.6

  BUSINESS AND FINANCIAL OPERATIONS OCCUPATIONS
Agents and Business Managers of Artists,Performers,
  and Athletes                                                 775   $32,026      45.2         525   $35,471      44.4
Purchasing Agents and Buyers, Farm Products                    190   $39,219      25.4         135   $40,313      25.4
Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products            7,535   $27,856      32.3       4,775   $34,757      36.3
Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and
  Farm Products                                              6,680   $37,396      37.5       5,440   $40,000      37.1
Claims Adusters, Appraisers, Examiners, and
  Investigators                                              5,810   $33,712      40.7       4,610   $36,037      43.1
Compliance Officers, Except Agriculture, Construction,
  Health and Safety, and Transportation                      2,500   $40,945      41.8       1,905   $45,788      40.8
Cost Estimators                                              3,185   $45,994      30.5       2,420   $51,262      33.4



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.)

          WASHINGTON; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Human Resources, Training, and Labor Relations
  Specialists                                               21,305   $35,573      47.7      15,305   $38,910      47.2
Logisticians                                                   850   $38,669      39.7         675   $42,026      38.5
Management Analysts                                         13,930   $46,678      72.5       8,660   $53,891      71.8
Meeting and Convention Planners                                515   $28,900      48.2         335   $37,639      44.1
Other Business Operations Specialists                        5,255   $31,584      33.6       3,540   $36,007      31.7
Accountants and Auditors                                    38,320   $35,405      67.7      26,930   $40,113      69.3
Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate                      2,480   $41,291      48.9       1,875   $43,718      46.7
Budget Analysts                                              1,435   $45,769      62.0       1,200   $47,606      63.6
Credit Analysts                                                575   $31,250      51.6         430   $35,208      48.1
Financial Analysts                                           1,020   $44,329      70.1         630   $51,344      69.7
Personal Financial Advisors                                  5,045   $50,303      72.4       3,460   $58,958      75.0
Insurance Underwriters                                       1,550   $39,430      49.4       1,240   $40,659      50.8
Financial Examiners                                            235   $51,050      59.9         210   $52,353      61.9
Loan Counselors and Officers                                 7,985   $36,132      38.5       5,935   $40,197      40.0
Tax Examiners, Collectors, and Revenue Agents                  950   $40,903      67.0         775   $42,723      72.0
Tax Preparers                                                2,305   $12,629      50.6         665   $37,152      52.3
Financial Specialists, All Other                               650   $33,750      54.2         450   $38,942      52.3

  COMPUTER AND MATHEMATICAL OCCUPATIONS
Computer Scientists and System Analyts                      16,555   $48,472      59.2      12,385   $52,065      59.3
Computer Programmers                                        15,015   $50,922      62.8      11,130   $55,377      63.8
Computer Software Engineers                                 28,065   $61,072      76.8      21,745   $65,237      76.6
Computer Support Specialists                                11,095   $36,609      35.5       8,035   $41,241      37.1
Database Administrators                                      2,480   $48,810      61.0       1,945   $51,401      60.8
Network and Computer Systems Administrators                  5,510   $43,368      40.3       4,465   $46,614      40.7
Network Systems and Data Communication Analysts             10,020   $40,828      49.5       7,025   $46,269      49.7
Actuaries                                                      265   $61,554      81.4         235   $62,264      81.1
Mathematicians                                                  65   $65,375     100.0          40   $82,083     100.0
Operations Research Analysts                                 2,315   $50,022      60.4       1,810   $51,439      60.4
Statisticians                                                  525   $50,274      83.9         305   $61,289      84.9
Miscellaneous Mathematical Science Occupations                 255   $51,548      66.1         190   $60,139      62.5

ARCHITECTURE, ENGINEERING OCCUPATIONS
Architects, Except Naval                                     7,165   $44,186      88.2       5,110   $50,252      90.0
Surveyors, Cartographers, and Photogrammetrists              1,325   $41,888      76.9         895   $45,672      74.6
Aerospace Engineers                                         12,130   $59,242      79.3      10,575   $60,520      80.6
Agricultural Engineers                                          40   $47,262     100.0          40   $47,262     100.0
Biomedical Engineers                                           240   $47,273      73.3         145   $49,563      76.2
Chemical Engineers                                             965   $65,286      91.4         775   $67,226      91.2
Civil Engineers                                              9,630   $53,019      79.4       7,785   $55,930      79.1
Computer Hardware Engineers                                  1,500   $55,503      62.5       1,180   $57,097      64.1
Electrical and Electronic Engineers                          6,830   $60,784      74.0       5,820   $62,798      74.9
Environmental Engineers                                        925   $53,828      91.4         795   $55,298      92.1
Industrial Engineers, Including Health and Safety            5,075   $50,121      57.4       4,180   $51,489      55.0
Marine Engineers and Naval Architects                          920   $60,644      67.8         660   $61,825      71.5



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.)

          WASHINGTON; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Materials Engineers                                            820   $58,083      68.7         675   $60,875      69.0
Mechanical Engineers                                         4,945   $53,959      65.0       4,255   $55,865      65.7
Mining and Geological Engineers,Including Mining
  Safety Engineers                                             120   $55,972      87.7          95   $56,667      84.0
Nuclear Engineers                                              560   $59,453      73.3         430   $61,625      73.5
Petroleum Engineers                                             60   $71,458      52.5          50   $70,972      59.6
Engineers, All Others                                        7,625   $57,261      74.6       6,070   $60,576      73.2
Drafters                                                     6,350   $32,880      24.6       4,395   $37,366      22.4
Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters                    10,550   $39,953      16.4       8,195   $42,238      16.2
Surveying and Mapping Technicians                            1,950   $35,541       6.4       1,340   $40,830       5.8

  LIFE, PHYSICAL, AND SOCIAL SCIENCE OCCUPATIONS
Agricultural and Food Scientists                               825   $37,314      75.7         550   $44,423      77.7
Biological Scientists                                        4,150   $37,104      92.2       2,835   $42,842      94.5
Conservation Scientists and Foresters                        1,565   $41,092      73.8       1,210   $43,977      75.4
Medical Scientists                                           1,655   $40,141     100.0       1,260   $44,643     100.0
Astronomers and Physicists                                     575   $52,238      71.5         530   $53,250      69.1
Atmospheric and Space Scientists                               220   $50,066      74.2         160   $60,938      84.4
Chemists and Materials Scientists                            1,715   $43,503      89.9       1,340   $47,224      89.9
Environmental Scientists and Geoscientists                   3,040   $42,825      91.1       2,155   $47,866      90.4
Physical Scientists, All Other                               4,610   $36,386      95.8       3,180   $47,149      95.5
Economists                                                     455   $52,813     100.0         350   $55,238     100.0
Market/Survey Researchers                                    1,800   $42,821      71.2       1,150   $52,614      75.7
Psychologists                                                3,815   $40,667      99.9       1,735   $47,500      99.7
Sociologists                                                    15   $65,375      58.8          15   $65,375      58.8
Urban and Regional Planners                                    990   $50,375      92.9         765   $52,062      92.0
Miscellaneous Social Scientists and Related Workers            520   $30,694      88.8         290   $39,219      93.2
Agricultural and Food Science Technicians                      600   $24,574      26.2         400   $27,264      21.4
Biological Technicians                                         830   $22,188      48.3         395   $30,339      54.9
Chemical Technicians                                           915   $32,344      32.3         560   $42,049      26.3
Geological and Petroleum Technicians                           195   $40,903      33.3         130   $47,232      43.4
Nuclear Technicians                                            140   $48,929      27.1         120   $47,857      31.1
Other Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians         4,045   $22,965      46.7       1,900   $32,290      48.6

  COMMUNITY AND SOCIAL SERVICES OCCUPATIONS
Counselors                                                  16,985   $27,328      70.1       8,965   $31,671      67.2
Social Workers                                              13,210   $30,587      74.3       8,325   $36,067      75.8
Misc. Community and Social Service Specialists               6,090   $27,197      54.1       3,760   $35,636      58.5
Clergy                                                       8,830   $29,694      79.9       6,230   $34,491      81.5
Directors, Religious Activities and Education                1,275   $19,722      66.5         660   $28,695      75.7
Religious Workers, All Other                                 1,550   $17,097      45.4         695   $28,796      57.5

  LEGAL OCCUPATIONS
Lawyers                                                     17,155   $67,344      99.8      12,825   $76,039      99.9
Judges, Magistrates, and Other Judicial Workers              1,545   $57,200      79.2       1,175   $69,643      79.9
Paralegals and Legal Assistants                              8,235   $29,955      39.6       5,435   $34,271      39.6
Miscellaneous Legal Support Workers                          5,370   $27,744      35.9       3,345   $33,532      31.7



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.)

          WASHINGTON; BOTH SEXES

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

  EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND LIBRARY OCCUPATIONS
Postsecondary Teachers                                      26,805   $30,404      87.0      15,415   $43,328      88.2
Preschool and Kindergarten Teachers                          9,935   $12,151      32.9       4,850   $17,216      30.7
Elementary and Middle School Teachers                       63,425   $33,010      93.3      44,820   $39,474      95.8
Secondary School Teachers                                   13,955   $36,306      94.5      10,475   $40,945      97.1
Special Education Teachers                                   3,485   $28,058      77.7       2,235   $34,768      86.2
Other Teachers and Instructors                              14,045   $10,760      50.0       3,805   $32,029      52.0
Archivists, Curators, and Museum Technicians                   750   $27,594      77.2         480   $35,986      80.7
Librarians                                                   4,335   $33,750      81.5       2,120   $41,341      83.4
Library Technicians                                          1,250   $14,119      44.9         400   $27,482      60.7
Teacher Assistants                                          19,670   $10,602      18.1       2,390   $16,590      16.0
Other Education, Training, and Library Workers               1,220   $26,618      71.0         570   $36,250      70.9

  ARTS, DESIGN, ENTERTAINMENT, SPORTS, AND MEDIA
       OCCUPATIONS
Artists and Related Workers                                  6,450   $19,865      43.0       2,865   $35,306      42.8
Designers                                                   19,460   $28,429      45.5      11,070   $36,970      45.4
Actors                                                         410   $12,348      67.1          60   $33,603      76.3
Producers and Directors                                      2,630   $32,495      64.0       1,870   $38,262      62.7
Athletes, Coaches, Umpires and Related Workers               4,125   $16,648      50.4       1,465   $31,671      54.7
Dancers and Choreographers                                     320   $18,568      13.7          55   $31,354      22.8
Musicians, Singers and Related Workers                       3,250   $13,097      51.7         920   $27,395      48.0
Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related
  Workers, All Other                                           725   $13,902      27.4         210   $29,500      22.9
Announcers                                                   1,045   $25,088      36.7         455   $33,875      42.6
News Analysts, Reporters, and Correspondents                 1,800   $26,991      75.9       1,055   $36,438      82.5
Public Relations Specialists                                 3,565   $33,062      69.5       2,170   $41,142      71.4
Editors                                                      4,095   $34,142      76.3       2,440   $41,674      78.1
Technical Writers                                            3,140   $42,860      70.8       2,115   $47,234      70.3
Writers and Authors                                          4,220   $25,525      75.5       1,970   $37,645      72.1
Miscellaneous Media and Communication Workers                2,405   $17,122      40.4         740   $31,996      48.0
Broadcast and Sound Engineering Technicians and
  Radio Operators                                            1,585   $30,878      29.0         910   $38,878      32.2
Photographers                                                2,565   $23,946      42.9       1,225   $35,040      49.8
Television, Video and Motion Picture Camera
  Operators and Editors                                        400   $23,667      62.3         205   $40,089      63.4
Media and Communication Equipment Workers,
  All Other                                                      0         .        .            0         .        .

  HEALTHCARE PRACTIONERS AND TECHNICAL OCCUPATIONS
Chiropractors                                                1,590   $56,652      98.2       1,050   $56,953      98.6
Dentists                                                     3,790  $108,640      99.7       1,355  $124,440     100.0
Dieticians and Nutritionists                                 1,635   $28,255      73.1         795   $37,878      68.8
Optometrists                                                   665   $68,393     100.0         425   $76,685     100.0
Pharmacists                                                  4,735   $61,209      95.1       3,070   $67,495      97.7
Physicians and Surgeons                                     15,105  $102,871     100.0       9,805  $110,760      99.9
Physician Assistants                                         1,660   $36,852      59.6         985   $51,734      58.1



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.)

          WASHINGTON; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Podiatrists                                                    130   $86,875     100.0         100   $86,375     100.0
Registered Nurses                                           48,300   $38,201      56.0      23,070   $46,894      55.5
Audiologists                                                   350   $38,224      97.2         230   $40,991      97.4
Occupational Therapists                                      1,615   $36,670      92.4         835   $45,052      93.6
Physical Therapists                                          3,380   $39,604      90.6       1,710   $47,241      91.9
Radiation Therapists                                           210   $47,845      18.9         150   $49,323      14.8
Recreational Therapists                                        290   $27,586      81.6         130   $31,087      79.7
Respiratory Therapists                                       1,325   $36,579      19.7         825   $40,561      19.4
Speech-Language Pathologists                                 1,930   $37,674      94.8         605   $42,634      99.8
Therapists, All Others                                       1,545   $28,676      81.1         750   $36,075      79.9
Veterinarians                                                1,555   $51,295      99.7       1,120   $60,455     100.0
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practioners,
  All Other                                                    550   $26,364      85.4         245   $39,293      81.9
Clinical Lab Technologists and Technicians                   6,415   $31,429      59.6       4,040   $36,765      59.0
Dental Hygienists                                            3,730   $41,850      48.1       1,060   $53,026      47.5
Diagnostic Related Technologists and Technicians             4,555   $35,520      21.7       2,865   $41,329      21.7
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics                 1,800   $30,749      16.3       1,220   $35,181      15.5
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practioners Support
  Technicians                                                6,105   $22,827      13.6       3,520   $26,290      10.4
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses           10,070   $25,335      10.1       5,115   $30,691       8.0
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians           2,850   $21,280      16.5       1,775   $25,316      15.2
Opticians, Dispensing                                        1,290   $27,798      16.9         875   $31,127      14.1
Miscellaneous Health Technologists and Technicians           1,645   $28,193      23.9         895   $34,450      25.3
Other Healthcare Practioners and Technical
  Occupations                                                2,245   $41,732      58.1       1,725   $45,309      60.4

HEALTHCARE SUPPORT OCCUPATIONS
Nursing, Psychiatric, and Home Health Aides                 31,445   $15,256      10.7      14,005   $20,761      10.9
Occupational Therapist Assistants and Aides                    185   $20,395       5.4          60   $31,250       0.0
Physical Therapist Assistants and Aides                        930   $18,044      27.3         340   $22,098      22.5
Massage Therapists                                           3,470   $15,385      40.5         870   $24,115      40.0
Dental Assistants                                            7,205   $21,911       6.5       2,805   $26,159       4.1
Medical Assistants and Other Healthcare Support
 Occupations                                                13,825   $20,762      16.7       6,840   $25,171      16.5

  PROTECTIVE SERVICE OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Correctional
  Officers                                                     920   $40,475      31.3         780   $41,185      33.2
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Police and
  Detectives                                                 1,930   $59,128      36.7       1,695   $60,854      37.2
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Fire Fighting and
  Prevention Workers                                         1,370   $62,408      20.5       1,180   $66,823      21.2
Supervisors, Protective Service Workers, All Other           1,910   $31,677      29.0       1,445   $36,007      31.6
Fire Fighters                                                6,415   $50,658      19.8       5,265   $52,049      20.5
Fire Inspectors                                                535   $42,481      21.8         415   $49,342      21.7
Baliffs, Correctional Officers and Jailers                   6,405   $35,510      20.2       5,135   $37,034      18.9
Detectives and Criminal Investigators                        2,175   $53,795      52.3       1,800   $55,370      52.3
Fish and Game Wardens                                          155   $36,563      38.6         105   $47,557      51.5



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.)

          WASHINGTON; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Parking Enforcement Workers                                    150   $28,697       5.3         130   $29,255       6.2
Police and Sheriff Patrol Officers                           9,095   $48,639      34.7       7,835   $50,106      35.0
Transit and Railroad Police                                     20   $41,250       9.1          20   $42,083      11.1
Animal Control Workers                                         240   $35,048      20.5         195   $37,115      21.4
Private Detectives and Investigators                         1,200   $37,986      43.9         910   $40,909      45.7
Security Guards and Gaming Surveillance Officers            13,675   $19,391      13.2       7,350   $27,243      14.8
Crossing Guards                                              1,545   $17,041       4.3         340   $27,121       2.6
Lifeguards and Other Protective Service Workers                895   $10,775      22.8         230   $31,402      44.3

  FOOD PREPARATION AND SERVING RELATED OCCUPATIONS
Chefs and Head Cooks                                         5,530   $21,507      11.1       3,350   $26,613      11.4
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Food Preparation
  and Serving Workers                                       10,995   $17,521      10.8       6,015   $22,982      12.3
Cooks                                                       31,925   $12,730       6.0      13,370   $18,040       5.9
Food Preparation Workers                                    11,325    $9,676       7.7       3,120   $16,630       7.0
Bartenders                                                   9,635   $13,443       9.4       3,655   $20,774      10.5
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers,
  Including Fast Food                                        5,635   $12,242       4.0       1,895   $19,598       3.5
Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession and
  Coffee Shop                                                1,370    $8,162       4.5         315   $14,710       7.0
Waiters and Waitresses                                      28,700   $12,156      10.4       8,180   $19,930       9.4
Food Servers, Nonrestaurant                                  2,050   $11,978       6.4         690   $20,974      11.3
Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender
  Helpers                                                    2,225   $10,583       4.2         620   $19,093       6.6
Dishwashers                                                  4,075    $8,583       4.7       1,130   $14,827       1.1
Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee
  Shop                                                       1,835    $6,803       7.9         325   $19,484      12.2
Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers,
  All Other                                                     60   $18,400      22.6          40   $18,400      35.0

  BUILDING AND GROUNDS CLEANING AND MAINTENANCE
    OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Housekeeping and
  Janitorial Workers                                         3,595   $22,279       7.7       2,370   $27,512       6.2
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Landscaping, Lawn
  Service, and Groundskeeping Workers                        2,915   $31,333      18.1       1,970   $35,397      20.4
Janitors and Building Cleaners                              40,605   $16,507       6.5      19,340   $24,411       6.7
Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners                             20,390   $10,028       5.4       5,900   $16,547       5.0
Pest Control Workers                                           665   $24,273      12.5         430   $30,701      15.1
Grounds Maintenance Workers                                 22,865   $15,299      10.5       9,160   $24,098      10.9

  PERSONAL CARE AND SERVICE OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Gaming Workers            1,375   $27,357      18.5         990   $30,154      23.3
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Personal Service
  Workers                                                    2,765   $24,242      20.6       1,720   $26,715      20.9
Animal Trainers                                                945   $13,525      21.8         515   $18,177      22.2
Nonfarm Animal Caretakers                                    2,345   $13,314      16.8         925   $23,359      13.8



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.)

          WASHINGTON; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Gaming Workers                                               3,790   $18,467       8.4       1,825   $25,382      10.0
Motion Picture Projectionists                                   80   $18,125      16.0          50   $22,778      26.0
Ushers,Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers                     735    $7,560      22.9         170   $24,958      31.4
Miscellaneous Entertainment Attendants and Related
  Workers                                                    1,965   $10,652      23.4         575   $20,912      23.5
Funeral Service Workers                                         75   $24,583      24.3          30   $31,094      38.7
Barbers                                                      1,460   $16,057       7.5         795   $23,393       7.5
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists              14,320   $15,965       6.2       5,910   $21,649       5.9
Miscellaneous Personal Appearance Workers                    2,390   $12,027       9.8         875   $17,340      12.2
Baggage Porters, Bellhops, and Concierges                      735   $18,309      19.8         435   $22,406      20.6
Tour and Travel Guides                                         755    $9,460      42.8         140   $30,433      38.8
Transportation Attendants                                    5,115   $31,743      30.3       1,975   $35,653      29.2
Child Care Workers                                          30,730    $8,601      11.7      10,720   $16,941      11.6
Personal and Home Care Aides                                15,440   $10,611       9.8       5,500   $15,343      10.5
Recreation and Fitness Workers                               5,765   $16,622      44.9       2,285   $27,508      51.8
Residential Advisors                                           445   $15,586      28.2         160   $25,345      39.2
Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other                   730   $18,203      20.8         345   $23,241      18.6

  SALES AND RELATED OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Retail Sales
  Workers                                                   65,170   $30,239      22.6      48,650   $33,136      23.1
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Non-Retail Sales
  Workers                                                   21,690   $40,577      32.6      16,945   $45,335      34.5
Cashiers                                                    45,690   $12,236       7.6      15,950   $20,446       8.1
Counter and Rental Clerks                                    2,845   $12,233      11.2       1,165   $23,914      11.7
Parts Salespersons                                           2,940   $28,395       3.8       2,415   $30,883       4.0
Retail Salespersons                                         68,340   $17,964      20.4      33,160   $29,142      22.0
Advertising Sales Agents                                     4,060   $31,448      45.5       2,675   $37,838      48.7
Insurance Sales Agents                                       9,695   $35,424      39.0       6,915   $40,000      39.6
Securities, Commodities, and Finanancial Services
  Sales Agents                                               6,280   $46,206      59.8       4,495   $51,128      61.9
Travel Agents                                                3,875   $23,179      23.7       2,345   $28,401      21.3
Sales Representatives, Services, All Other                  12,630   $39,201      41.2       9,105   $45,110      42.6
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing          33,460   $41,056      37.6      25,725   $45,226      38.0
Models, Demonstrators, and Product Promoters                 1,900    $4,909      16.6         205   $32,446      29.6
Real Estate Brokers and Sales Agents                        17,680   $35,169      38.4      10,480   $43,905      38.2
Sales Engineers                                                575   $62,070      58.6         485   $62,090      63.4
Telemarketers                                                3,830    $9,877      11.3       1,110   $22,110      12.0
Door-To-Door Sales Workers, News and Street Vendors
  and Related Workers                                        4,895    $9,147      17.9       1,170   $24,618      16.2
Sales and Related Workers, All Other                         4,950   $27,800      42.0       2,855   $37,781      46.1

OFFICE AND ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Office and
Administrative Support Workers                              36,430   $31,660      26.8      26,830   $35,424      27.1
Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service           1,120   $16,570      14.1         420   $22,044      14.8



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.)

          WASHINGTON; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Telephone Operators                                          1,080   $20,808      14.8         585   $28,388      18.5
Communication Equipment Operators, All Other                   235   $24,688      20.7         115   $32,371       7.7
Bill and Account Collectors                                  3,495   $25,190      17.3       2,220   $28,844      19.6
Billing and Posting Clerks and Machine Operators             9,235   $22,474      15.8       5,905   $26,464      15.7
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks                44,785   $22,106      14.3      24,595   $26,906      12.6
Gaming Cage Workers                                            125   $20,521       5.5          65   $21,434       3.2
Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks                               4,510   $26,670      13.3       3,065   $30,345      11.9
Procurement Clerks                                             915   $32,228      33.2         695   $35,017      31.0
Tellers                                                      6,940   $15,401      10.8       2,870   $20,281       9.6
Brokerage Clerks                                               165   $29,688      22.6         150   $29,583      24.7
Correspondence Clerks                                          120   $25,987      36.4          70   $27,589      36.6
Court, Municipal, and License Clerks                         1,995   $25,828      17.3       1,315   $29,342      18.3
Credit Authorizers, Checkers and Clerks                      1,000   $27,063      17.1         655   $28,699      15.8
Customer Service Representatives                            44,345   $22,891      21.9      26,040   $28,720      23.4
Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs                1,285   $35,118      35.6       1,005   $37,197      35.2
File Clerks                                                  5,890   $17,845      16.8       2,680   $27,068      15.7
Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks                         1,895   $11,710      13.5         735   $15,988      11.5
Interviewers Except Eligibility and Loan                     4,130   $12,225      26.7       1,265   $24,792      21.4
Library Assistants, Clerical                                 3,005   $13,267      31.1         810   $25,223      36.3
Loan Interviewers and Clerks                                 2,940   $30,286      22.2       2,235   $32,329      22.9
New Account Clerks                                             520   $21,576      17.2         345   $24,853      23.0
Order Clerks                                                 3,030   $21,463      15.7       1,655   $26,634      12.3
Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and
  Timekeeping                                                1,160   $28,963      29.1         805   $32,705      22.6
Receptionists and Information Clerks                        26,930   $15,977      13.3      11,515   $22,437      12.1
Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and
  Travel Clerks                                              5,015   $22,384      22.2       2,965   $30,035      27.5
Information and Record Clerks, All Other                     1,940   $18,111      21.8         765   $26,144      20.9
Cargo and Freight Agents                                       610   $29,563      14.1         390   $35,089       9.2
Couriers and Messengers                                      3,535   $19,660      16.4       1,860   $26,684      15.1
Dispatchers                                                  6,090   $30,380       9.2       4,635   $34,706       8.5
Meter Readers, Utilities                                       815   $31,025      14.8         615   $33,445      15.7
Postal Service Clerks                                        3,350   $38,031      19.1       2,555   $39,275      18.8
Postal Service Mail Carriers                                 7,655   $37,876      14.5       6,065   $39,211      15.9
Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and
  Processing Machine Operators                               2,520   $36,668      15.6       1,935   $38,072      13.3
Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks                 10,475   $35,672      30.4       7,840   $39,787      29.7
Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks                     13,945   $22,105       7.2       9,130   $25,990       6.9
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers                              22,115   $20,022       8.9      11,895   $27,031      10.2
Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers,
  Recordkeeping                                              1,930   $21,311      14.3       1,030   $26,283      16.7
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants                   70,080   $23,075      18.4      39,560   $28,111      16.7
Computer Operators                                           4,405   $27,238      21.1       2,935   $31,358      18.5
Data Entry Keyers                                           11,080   $18,878      16.4       5,450   $24,553      13.9
Word Processors and Typists                                  3,485   $20,549      18.6       1,645   $26,919      18.3
Desktop Publishers                                             465   $24,775      44.5         275   $34,250      36.6
Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks                3,525   $26,879      21.7       2,455   $29,456      22.7



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.)

          WASHINGTON; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except
  Postal Service                                             2,715   $18,003       9.6       1,385   $24,282       9.6
Office Clerks, General                                      29,210   $19,324      16.1      13,960   $25,883      15.3
Office Machine Operators, Except Computer                    1,295   $15,365      12.0         630   $23,659       7.9
Proofreaders and Copy Markers                                  320   $13,810      37.5          80   $27,692      26.8
Statistical Assistants                                         910   $25,500      28.1         585   $30,717      25.4
Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other        14,345   $26,277      34.3       8,610   $31,491      33.0

FARMING, FISHING, AND FORESTRY OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Farming, Fishing
  and Forestry Workers                                       3,240   $26,655      14.1       1,725   $33,503      17.1
Agricultural Inspectors                                        380   $36,979      31.2         260   $41,121      37.3
Animal Breeders                                                 85    $6,389      22.1          55    $4,018      18.9
Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products                   4,925    $9,578       2.1         930   $14,809       5.0
Miscellaneous Agricultural Workers                          31,455   $11,644       4.0       9,825   $17,134       6.3
Fishers and Related Fishing Workers                          4,690   $30,976      13.3       1,020   $31,557      13.7
Hunters and Trappers                                            40   $26,786      18.4          15   $91,250       0.0
Forest and Conservation Workers                              1,015   $14,233      10.6         365   $26,250      16.1
Logging Workers                                              7,260   $29,042       3.1       3,160   $34,742       2.9

CONSTRUCTION AND EXTRACTION WORKERS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Construction
  Trades and Extraction Workers                             20,490   $44,355      10.4      14,880   $48,224      10.6
Boilermakers                                                   445   $45,453       8.7         190   $50,257      18.8
Brickmasons, Blockmasons, and Stonemasons                    2,240   $29,903       3.6       1,080   $39,609       3.8
Carpenters                                                  37,425   $27,635       9.3      19,380   $33,251       8.7
Carpet, Floor and Tile Installers and Finishers              4,685   $30,576       5.2       2,560   $36,142       3.8
Cement Masons, Concrete Finishers, and Terrazzo
  Workers                                                    2,100   $29,835       4.0         950   $38,464       4.4
Contruction Laborers                                        23,935   $24,760       6.7      10,885   $32,223       6.9
Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators             355   $31,791       3.6         145   $31,607       0.0
Pile-Driver Operators                                           70   $30,278       0.0          20   $64,196       0.0
Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment
  Operators                                                  8,455   $37,217       3.2       4,810   $40,994       4.1
Drywall Installers, Ceiling Tile Installers, and
  Tapers                                                     5,620   $29,121       2.0       2,740   $35,499       2.2
Electricians                                                19,070   $41,072       7.8      13,510   $44,279       6.8
Glaziers                                                     1,455   $31,850       2.3       1,090   $34,426       3.1
Insulation Workers                                           1,230   $32,237       2.5         765   $36,401       4.0
Painters, Construction and Maintenance                      11,430   $23,490       7.5       5,630   $31,358       5.7
Paperhangers                                                   150   $22,125      20.8          35   $31,875       0.0
Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters         11,880   $38,978       4.2       7,785   $41,263       3.7
Plasterers and Stucco Masons                                   655   $26,938       5.2         195   $36,677       9.6
Reinforcing Iron Workers                                       160   $32,500       0.0         115   $42,292       0.0
Roofers                                                      4,625   $25,159       2.7       2,030   $30,997       2.7
Sheet Metal Workers                                          4,405   $37,099       4.3       3,055   $41,162       4.9
Structural Iron and Steel Workers                            1,755   $32,150       3.0         980   $38,826       2.6
Helpers, Construction Trades                                   515   $14,479       4.1         185   $24,833       7.1
Construction and Building Inspectors                         2,205   $40,938      24.3       1,535   $43,781      26.0
Elevator Installers and Repairers                              540   $50,901       8.3         400   $52,131       8.3



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.)

          WASHINGTON; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Fence Erectors                                                 635   $20,483       3.9         270   $27,755       3.3
Hazardous Materials Removal Workers                            845   $32,011       8.6         555   $40,016      10.5
Highway Maintenance Workers                                  1,835   $34,341       4.1       1,335   $35,988       3.7
Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment
  Operators                                                    160   $38,795       5.7         115   $38,259       7.8
Septic Tank Services and Sewer Pipe Cleaners                   150   $36,250       0.0          85   $36,316       0.0
Miscellaneous Construction and Related Workers                 625   $33,294       1.0         410   $37,602       0.0
Derrick, Rotary Drill, and Service Unit Operators,
  Oil, Gas, and Mining                                          25  $106,000       0.0          15  $107,500       0.0
Earth Drillers Except Oil and Gas                              590   $37,645       2.0         340   $40,114       3.6
Explosives Workers, Ordnance handling Experts, and
  Blasters                                                     210   $32,308       3.8         135   $38,977       3.8
Mining Machine Operators                                       350   $37,162       0.3         245   $40,956       0.4
Roof Bolters, Mining                                             0         .        .            0         .        .
Roustabouts, Oil and Gas                                         0         .        .            0         .        .
Helpers - Extraction Workers                                    10   $42,917       0.0           0         .        .
Other Extraction Workers                                       170   $39,107       4.7          90   $40,900       0.0

INSTALLATION, MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Mechanics,
  Installers and Repairers                                   8,455   $44,786      12.9       7,325   $47,029      12.6
Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine
  Repairers                                                  6,205   $31,006      18.3       4,230   $35,501      16.3
Radio and Telecommunications Equipment Installers
  and Repairers                                              5,350   $43,044       9.0       4,285   $46,143       9.8
Avionics Technicians                                         1,035   $45,615       5.6         825   $48,591       5.0
Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related  Repairers             630   $26,207      16.5         445   $35,647      13.0
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Transportation
  Equipment                                                     85   $37,813      13.3          45   $39,625      23.9
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Industrial and
  Utility                                                      250   $40,625      19.4         145   $46,346      17.1
Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor
  Vehicles                                                     210   $25,714       7.2         110   $34,167       7.1
Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers
  and Repairers                                                885   $26,141      11.1         660   $30,081      13.3
Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers                     740   $35,331      11.9         555   $36,837      11.7
Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians                  11,690   $46,466       7.3       9,165   $49,664       6.9
Automotive Body and Related Repairers                        3,480   $30,010       3.9       2,485   $35,038       3.6
Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers                      450   $31,250       0.0         340   $35,168       0.0
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics                19,550   $28,749       3.3      13,805   $32,838       2.9
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine
  Specialists                                                7,645   $36,338       3.8       6,035   $37,838       3.1
Heavy Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Service
  Technicians and Mechanics                                  4,535   $37,858       2.1       3,355   $40,683       1.6
Small Engine Mechanics                                       1,085   $20,018       6.0         630   $25,746       5.6
Miscellaneous Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Mechanics,
  Installers, and Repairers                                  1,490   $20,429       4.0         865   $23,929       3.2



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.)

          WASHINGTON; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Control and Valve Installers and Repairers                     355   $37,835       2.5         245   $39,238       3.6
Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration
  Mechanics and Installers                                   5,070   $36,527       3.7       3,800   $38,989       2.8
Home Appliance Repairers                                     1,405   $26,890       4.1         950   $31,509       5.4
Industrial and Refractory Machinery Mechanics                8,375   $37,143       6.4       6,160   $40,444       5.6
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General                      9,450   $30,239       7.7       6,550   $34,728       7.8
Maintenance Workers, Machinery                                 805   $34,458       9.2         490   $39,200      10.4
Millwrights                                                  3,025   $46,080       3.3       2,350   $47,832       3.1
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers               2,375   $54,958       7.7       1,895   $60,610       8.9
Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers             3,650   $35,375       4.4       2,630   $40,443       4.3
Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers                 2,025   $40,015      16.0       1,555   $45,073      15.3
Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and
  Repairers                                                    885   $25,236       6.5         570   $28,866       2.6
Commercial Divers                                              120   $31,731       0.0          55   $40,417       0.0
Locksmiths and Safe Repairers                                  700   $26,472       3.7         460   $30,357       2.8
Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers               295   $25,875       2.4         150   $31,810       4.7
Riggers                                                        600   $41,176       2.5         445   $41,617       1.8
Signal and Track Switch Repairers                               80   $47,500      13.8          65   $50,893       0.0
Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers         210   $18,352       0.0         115   $24,028       0.0
Other Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers          5,055   $27,371       9.1       3,215   $34,090       9.1

PRODUCTION OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Production and
  Operating Workers                                         23,920   $40,648      13.0      19,295   $42,478      13.3
Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems
  Assemblers                                                 1,365   $41,635       5.2       1,035   $45,596       6.9
Electrical, Electronics, and Electromechanical
  Assemblers                                                 5,105   $20,065       8.1       3,080   $21,993       5.5
Engine and Other Machines Assemblers                           260   $30,774       8.5         135   $35,509       6.6
Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters                       605   $32,750       5.9         425   $37,736       5.9
Miscellaneous Assemblers and Fabricators                    19,345   $21,055       7.2      11,025   $25,813       7.0
Bakers                                                       4,155   $17,144       7.6       2,075   $24,586       8.2
Butchers and Other Meat, Poultry, and Fish Processing
  Workers                                                    5,610   $21,787       4.8       3,400   $27,659       3.1
Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine
  Operators and Tenders                                        255   $23,347      18.8         205   $23,977      23.3
Food Batchmakers                                             1,720   $19,517       3.8         890   $24,853       4.1
Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders                     135   $18,523      11.7          65   $29,271      25.4
Computer Control Programmers and Operators                     690   $37,853       8.9         510   $41,818       7.1
Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                               275   $23,125       2.6         190   $30,682       3.6
Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Metal and Plastic                                             50   $28,875      18.0          10   $26,250       0.0
Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Metal and Plastic                                            260   $27,227       0.0         170   $29,677       0.0
Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters,
  Operators and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                   1,530   $25,444       5.8         995   $28,145       5.6



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.)

          WASHINGTON; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                               165   $25,833       7.3         100   $44,500      12.2
Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine
  Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal
   and Plastic                                                 885   $23,606       5.5         420   $27,331       6.9
Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                               115   $34,643       1.7          75   $40,208       2.6
Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                   110   $33,571       7.4          80   $43,359       0.0
Machinists                                                  12,970   $38,892       3.7       9,615   $41,359       3.0
Metal Furnace and Kiln Operators and Tenders                   885   $35,471       2.8         580   $37,824       2.2
Model Makers and Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic              285   $36,382      14.3         190   $45,903      15.2
Molders and Molding Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                 1,330   $27,002       2.9       1,025   $28,848       2.7
Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Metal and Plastic                                            110   $41,818      10.2          60   $52,143       0.0
Tool and Die Makers                                          1,665   $50,629       2.2       1,315   $51,812       2.4
Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Workers                     10,820   $30,543       2.4       6,850   $33,579       2.0
Heat Treating Equipment Equipment Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                               195   $37,609       2.0         115   $38,958       0.0
Lay-Out Workers, Metal and Plastic                             545   $38,413       7.1         380   $44,489       5.8
Plating and Coating Machine Setters, operators, and
  Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                   450   $32,750       2.9         320   $35,208       4.1
Tool Grinders, Filers and Sharpeners                           735   $40,563       1.5         520   $45,037       2.1
Metalworkers and Plastic Workers, All Others                 5,625   $26,219       3.5       3,885   $29,956       2.5
Bookbinders and Bindery Workers                                755   $21,997       8.3         515   $26,129       3.3
Job Printers                                                 1,745   $24,622       7.2       1,110   $30,417       9.3
Prepress Technicians and Workers                             1,375   $25,556      14.8         895   $28,784      13.7
Printing Machine Operators                                   3,820   $30,113       6.7       2,785   $33,289       7.1
Laundry and Dry Cleaning Workers                             4,565   $15,630       7.7       2,325   $20,159       6.8
Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials            1,190   $13,287       6.0         550   $18,463       7.1
Sewing Machine Operators                                     5,220   $14,487       5.8       2,555   $18,403       4.2
Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers                         365   $20,863       5.2         245   $23,836       2.4
Shoe Machine Operators and Tenders                             145   $13,409       0.0          90   $17,500       0.0
Tailors, Dressmakers, and Sewers                             2,035   $12,089      13.4         810   $21,318      12.3
Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and
  Tenders                                                       50   $22,500       0.0          50   $22,500       0.0
Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders                                                      145   $22,337       0.0          80   $22,228       0.0
Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters,
  Operators, and Tenders                                       170    $8,438      29.6          40   $16,979      14.6
Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine
  Setters, Operators, and Tenders                               60   $20,441      27.4          45   $21,111      38.6
Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers                           25   $29,911       0.0          25   $29,911       0.0
Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers                                75   $25,278      43.4          30   $22,266      24.1
Upholsterers                                                 1,040   $21,333       6.2         605   $26,250       3.8
Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other           345   $23,482       3.8         230   $26,667       2.6



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.)

          WASHINGTON; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters                           2,355   $24,138       9.0       1,550   $27,580       8.2
Furniture Finishers                                            465   $20,743      11.2         290   $23,077      10.7
Model Makers and Patternmakers, Wood                             0         .        .            0         .        .
Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood         2,360   $24,739       2.9       1,430   $28,805       2.6
Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Except Sawing                                              1,185   $24,698       5.6         720   $27,209       6.3
Woodworkers, All Other                                       1,125   $22,458      16.0         650   $26,833       9.5
Power Plant Operators, Distributors, and Dispatchers         1,045   $60,180      11.9         940   $60,862      11.2
Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators                    2,260   $41,359      10.1       1,775   $42,929       9.9
Water and Liquid Waste Treatment Plant and System
  Workers                                                    1,595   $36,663      11.4       1,320   $36,972      12.0
Miscellaneous Plant and System Operators                       760   $46,045       8.4         615   $45,826       8.5
Chemical Processing Machine Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders                                                1,545   $40,341      15.6       1,005   $50,353      16.4
Crushing, Grinding, Polishing, Mixing, and Blending
  Workers                                                    1,710   $26,167       3.5         980   $32,917       4.6
Cutting Workers                                              1,590   $20,132       3.1         845   $26,376       2.5
Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine
  Setters, Operators, and Tenders                              660   $24,955       7.4         475   $27,438       2.1
Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and
  Tenders                                                      695   $30,492       3.2         485   $32,314       0.4
Inspectors, Testers, Sorter, Samplers, and Weighers         20,510   $30,826      15.4      13,355   $38,865      15.9
Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers                  850   $25,686      15.2         595   $30,879      11.6
Medical, Dental and Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians        2,835   $26,222      10.3       1,775   $30,218       6.0
Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders          4,155   $16,515       4.4       2,060   $22,093       5.2
Painting Workers                                             4,075   $28,933       4.2       2,720   $31,997       3.5
Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine
  Workers                                                    1,640   $18,518      22.4         885   $21,467      24.3
Semiconductor Processors                                       100   $22,250      17.0          80   $28,819      13.9
Cementing and Gluing Machine Operators and Tenders             560   $37,105       3.0         445   $40,718       3.8
Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment
  Operators and Tenders                                        270   $23,958       1.5         160   $28,173       2.5
Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders           105   $38,304       0.0          85   $39,554       0.0
Etchers and Engravers                                          200   $23,920      10.9         150   $26,875       9.2
Molders, Shapers, and Casters, except Metal and
  Plastic                                                      800   $20,258      21.3         410   $28,229      18.0
Paper Goods Machines Setters, Operators, and Tenders         1,655   $45,354       3.8       1,250   $47,060       3.6
Tire Builders                                                   70   $30,568       0.0          60   $31,705       0.0
Helpers-Production Workers                                     695   $21,442       4.2         305   $28,250       1.3
Production Workers, All Other                               22,155   $25,471       5.8      13,985   $30,585       6.4

TRANSPORTATION AND MATERIAL MOVING OCCUPATIONS
Supervisors, Transportation and Material Moving
  Workers                                                    5,405   $39,212      16.3       4,215   $42,387      16.9
Aircraft Pilots and Flight Engineers                         5,370   $70,706      74.8       3,365   $76,683      73.0
Air Traffic Controllers and Airfield Operations
  Specialists                                                1,235   $65,697      30.2       1,055   $68,015      32.2



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.)

          WASHINGTON; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency
  Medical Technicians                                           10   $20,000       0.0           4   $41,250       0.0
Bus Drivers                                                 13,950   $20,256       9.7       5,510   $32,947      12.0
Driver/Sales Workers and Truck Drivers                      66,165   $30,062       5.5      41,755   $35,166       5.2
Taxi Drivers and Chauffers                                   3,770   $17,209      15.1       1,695   $24,459      14.2
Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other                             450   $10,183       8.6         140   $33,194       7.1
Locomotive Engineers and Operators                           1,030   $54,500       7.4         860   $58,015       7.0
Railroad Brake, Signal, and Switch Operators                   360   $48,355       5.5         305   $50,884       6.6
Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters                            955   $52,366      12.2         715   $58,304      13.2
Subway, Streetcar, and Other Rail Transportation
  Workers                                                       90   $40,862       5.6          80   $40,776       6.1
Sailors and Marine Oilers                                    1,975   $40,364       9.7         880   $41,564       7.6
Ship and Boat Captains and Operators                         1,930   $56,806      21.7         895   $55,000      19.8
Ship Engineers                                                 545   $61,574      19.3         275   $71,800      26.3
Bridge and Lock Tenders                                        230   $37,109       9.6         145   $46,786      15.1
Parking Lot Attendants                                       1,025   $17,320      14.4         495   $21,835      16.6
Service Station Attendants                                   1,915   $15,160       3.4         965   $21,344       4.0
Transportation Inspectors                                    1,595   $45,773      13.7       1,335   $47,708      13.1
Other Transportation Workers                                   385   $37,371       8.4         265   $40,854       9.8
Conveyor Operators and Tenders                                  55   $24,167       0.0          35   $41,875       0.0
Crane and Tower Operators                                    2,105   $46,885       3.8       1,590   $48,615       3.2
Dredge, Excavating, and Loading Machine Operators            1,400   $31,250       3.6         785   $38,669       2.4
Hoist and Winch Operators                                      305   $32,750       6.2         180   $35,804       7.2
Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators                      10,760   $24,924       2.2       6,910   $28,554       2.0
Cleaners of  Vehicles and Equipment                          5,935   $15,821       4.3       2,550   $24,430       6.2
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Materials Movers,
  Hand                                                      36,445   $21,055       6.5      18,555   $29,631       6.1
Machine Feeders and Offbearers                               1,260   $20,255       2.1         655   $27,537       2.0
Packers and Packagers, Hand                                  7,725   $13,547       3.9       3,055   $22,256       4.6
Pumping Station Operators                                      185   $41,786       4.3          75   $46,974      10.5
Refuse and Recyclable Materials Collectors                   1,650   $23,202       2.7         890   $31,167       2.8
Shuttle Car Operators                                           20   $45,625       0.0           4   $68,750       0.0
Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders                              165   $40,040       7.9         105   $42,639      12.6
Material Moving Workers, All Other                           1,460   $31,689       3.2         920   $39,489       2.3


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