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TABLE 2. Earnings by Detailed Occupation: 1999: West Virginia: 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                                             779,300   $20,956      19.8     488,870   $27,336      23.0

  MANAGEMENT OCCUPATIONS
Chief executives                                             4,355   $58,090      49.2       3,630   $64,847      50.1
General and Operations Managers                              4,105   $39,624      36.1       3,485   $43,034      36.1
Legislators                                                     65   $18,333      59.4          30   $42,292      57.1
Advertising and Promotions Managers                            230   $40,417      60.2         190   $38,846      58.0
Marketing and Sales Managers                                 3,195   $31,764      39.7       2,505   $38,302      40.9
Public Relations Managers                                      200   $38,750      57.8         140   $41,429      60.9
Administrative Services Managers                               330   $45,000      45.5         280   $44,286      44.7
Computer and Information Systems Managers                      730   $48,594      59.4         655   $50,704      62.5
Financial Managers                                           3,455   $31,119      41.8       2,900   $33,477      42.0
Human Resources Managers                                     2,040   $31,577      43.4       1,670   $35,410      44.3
Industrial Production Managers                               1,255   $46,536      38.7       1,085   $51,284      40.6
Purchasing Managers                                            690   $40,734      44.6         590   $40,969      44.7
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers           1,040   $29,363      17.5         860   $32,275      15.0
Farm, Ranch, and Other Agricultural Managers                   585   $20,000      17.1         370   $22,321      23.2
Farmers and Ranchers                                         2,080   $10,972      13.0       1,175   $16,674      14.7
Construction Managers                                        2,780   $33,053      17.4       2,040   $40,883      19.2
Education Administrators                                     3,830   $42,310      77.3       2,365   $43,829      77.3
Engineering Managers                                           415   $70,298      76.4         390   $70,536      76.1
Food Service Managers                                        3,975   $20,671      14.1       2,795   $23,137      14.6
Funeral Directors                                              615   $30,344      36.6         510   $34,191      40.1
Gaming Managers                                                 90   $26,576      23.1          55   $27,500      31.5
Lodging Managers                                               805   $20,980      21.8         525   $25,775      16.4
Medical and Health Services Managers                         2,630   $31,895      45.0       2,215   $36,569      45.6
Natural Sciences Managers                                      105   $34,821      66.4         105   $34,821      66.4
Postmasters and Mail Superintendents                         1,015   $39,536      10.0         760   $41,771      13.0
Property, Real Estate, and Community Association
  Managers                                                   1,485   $24,330      30.4         985   $30,758      25.3
Social and Community Service Managers                        1,200   $27,222      59.3         920   $31,928      63.0
Managers, All Other                                          7,445   $36,058      40.7       6,045   $40,534      41.6

  BUSINESS AND FINANCIAL OPERATIONS OCCUPATIONS
Agents and Business Managers of Artists,Performers,
  and Athletes                                                  80    $4,583      65.8          35   $27,639      68.6
Purchasing Agents and Buyers, Farm Products                     85   $38,333       9.5          65   $43,438      12.1
Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products              955   $17,295      17.8         540   $26,780      20.5
Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and
  Farm Products                                              1,135   $31,437      22.7         935   $33,617      22.8
Claims Adusters, Appraisers, Examiners, and
  Investigators                                              1,510   $26,451      36.6       1,285   $27,875      38.1
Compliance Officers, Except Agriculture, Construction,
  Health and Safety, and Transportation                        860   $36,530      37.2         715   $37,582      37.6
Cost Estimators                                                375   $33,589      19.7         260   $38,654      16.0



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

          WEST VIRGINIA; 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                                                3,635   $28,207      36.4       2,840   $31,964      39.0
Logisticians                                                    70   $31,765      14.3          60   $31,652      16.9
Management Analysts                                          1,260   $34,023      51.9         910   $45,625      52.6
Meeting and Convention Planners                                 90   $20,536      53.8          65   $27,647      60.9
Other Business Operations Specialists                          995   $28,103      29.0         715   $32,065      31.2
Accountants and Auditors                                     6,635   $30,290      67.2       5,235   $32,886      69.2
Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate                        790   $28,875      40.4         650   $32,120      42.5
Budget Analysts                                                150   $45,469      53.3         140   $46,406      55.7
Credit Analysts                                                100   $31,618      42.9         100   $31,618      42.9
Financial Analysts                                             130   $35,795      46.6         110   $37,778      39.3
Personal Financial Advisors                                    640   $52,500      58.8         495   $61,821      62.9
Insurance Underwriters                                          70   $31,842      45.7          45   $37,679      23.3
Financial Examiners                                             45   $44,750      80.9          45   $44,750      80.9
Loan Counselors and Officers                                 1,605   $28,235      33.9       1,340   $31,003      34.8
Tax Examiners, Collectors, and Revenue Agents                  385   $20,055      22.2         290   $20,759      21.2
Tax Preparers                                                  665    $6,319       8.0          85   $14,688       7.1
Financial Specialists, All Other                               170   $27,778      35.9         140   $31,250      44.2

  COMPUTER AND MATHEMATICAL OCCUPATIONS
Computer Scientists and System Analyts                       1,450   $35,890      52.9       1,090   $41,964      50.6
Computer Programmers                                         1,365   $35,298      51.8       1,085   $37,542      48.8
Computer Software Engineers                                  1,235   $44,358      60.3       1,085   $45,516      60.3
Computer Support Specialists                                 1,570   $38,032      34.5       1,270   $41,544      36.3
Database Administrators                                        260   $38,750      54.3         190   $44,615      48.9
Network and Computer Systems Administrators                    585   $36,017      43.1         485   $37,768      41.4
Network Systems and Data Communication Analysts                855   $36,765      42.2         680   $38,024      37.6
Actuaries                                                       15   $47,778      56.3          15   $47,778      56.3
Mathematicians                                                  25   $45,104     100.0          10   $46,250     100.0
Operations Research Analysts                                   385   $41,204      46.6         320   $43,482      45.3
Statisticians                                                  170   $26,875      34.5         100   $38,500      56.9
Miscellaneous Mathematical Science Occupations                  10   $44,219     100.0          10   $44,219     100.0

ARCHITECTURE, ENGINEERING OCCUPATIONS
Architects, Except Naval                                       340   $36,774      64.8         245   $44,091      72.4
Surveyors, Cartographers, and Photogrammetrists                250   $28,438      72.6         180   $34,063      66.3
Aerospace Engineers                                             85   $53,036      65.5          70   $54,375      68.1
Agricultural Engineers                                           0         .        .            0         .        .
Biomedical Engineers                                            35   $46,406      25.7          35   $46,406      25.7
Chemical Engineers                                           1,205   $66,470      89.9       1,090   $68,056      92.9
Civil Engineers                                              1,470   $50,140      77.1       1,210   $51,344      79.1
Computer Hardware Engineers                                    105   $38,250      55.2          95   $40,714      61.7
Electrical and Electronic Engineers                            840   $53,385      63.4         740   $55,962      67.0
Environmental Engineers                                        155   $42,344      81.8         125   $44,896      89.8
Industrial Engineers, Including Health and Safety              570   $46,429      65.1         430   $49,583      69.2
Marine Engineers and Naval Architects                           10   $91,250     100.0          10   $91,250     100.0



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

          WEST VIRGINIA; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Materials Engineers                                            100   $49,286      74.0          80   $50,455      75.6
Mechanical Engineers                                           590   $44,511      59.9         500   $48,333      64.1
Mining and Geological Engineers,Including Mining
  Safety Engineers                                             340   $52,500      67.9         285   $58,750      67.2
Nuclear Engineers                                               10  $107,500     100.0          10  $107,500     100.0
Petroleum Engineers                                             85   $52,857      61.9          85   $52,857      61.9
Engineers, All Others                                          905   $51,740      74.7         735   $54,770      75.5
Drafters                                                     1,010   $29,896      14.5         860   $30,830      12.3
Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters                     2,080   $35,015      11.3       1,580   $40,033      11.7
Surveying and Mapping Technicians                              955   $25,500       6.8         715   $29,900       6.6

  LIFE, PHYSICAL, AND SOCIAL SCIENCE OCCUPATIONS
Agricultural and Food Scientists                               130   $32,500      74.2         100   $53,594      80.8
Biological Scientists                                          375   $31,745      91.2         345   $32,453      92.2
Conservation Scientists and Foresters                          510   $38,674      80.2         390   $42,969      86.1
Medical Scientists                                             165   $39,615     100.0         140   $43,036     100.0
Astronomers and Physicists                                      50   $77,500     100.0          45   $78,214     100.0
Atmospheric and Space Scientists                                65   $60,817     100.0          50   $61,635     100.0
Chemists and Materials Scientists                              885   $48,672      85.9         685   $52,073      89.2
Environmental Scientists and Geoscientists                     470   $39,821      79.9         410   $42,197      78.2
Physical Scientists, All Other                                 425   $37,404      96.0         310   $45,000      96.2
Economists                                                     130   $40,000     100.0          80   $52,500     100.0
Market/Survey Researchers                                      105   $13,393      49.5          55   $37,014      74.5
Psychologists                                                  745   $32,457      97.5         390   $42,548      99.5
Sociologists                                                    10   $75,893     100.0           4   $76,250     100.0
Urban and Regional Planners                                    105   $41,985      89.7         100   $42,625      88.8
Miscellaneous Social Scientists and Related Workers            195   $24,432      78.5         120   $36,250      89.0
Agricultural and Food Science Technicians                      115   $23,375      32.7          90   $26,023      38.5
Biological Technicians                                          55   $28,750      55.4          40   $31,250      39.0
Chemical Technicians                                         1,430   $45,996      24.9       1,230   $48,567      24.0
Geological and Petroleum Technicians                           150   $39,375      16.1         110   $39,853      13.9
Nuclear Technicians                                             15   $53,750       0.0          15   $53,750       0.0
Other Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians         1,345   $28,662      23.1         950   $31,173      20.6

  COMMUNITY AND SOCIAL SERVICES OCCUPATIONS
Counselors                                                   3,005   $24,530      69.8       1,755   $25,421      69.6
Social Workers                                               4,330   $21,882      74.3       3,090   $23,888      75.5
Misc. Community and Social Service Specialists               1,500   $20,157      48.1         980   $24,296      60.5
Clergy                                                       3,080   $23,641      64.1       2,325   $26,547      67.7
Directors, Religious Activities and Education                  195   $14,615      57.2          75   $22,361      61.6
Religious Workers, All Other                                   290   $14,052      46.6         160   $20,909      73.1

  LEGAL OCCUPATIONS
Lawyers                                                      3,970   $63,750      99.7       3,135   $69,216      99.8
Judges, Magistrates, and Other Judicial Workers                665   $35,368      52.6         510   $35,769      51.8
Paralegals and Legal Assistants                              1,970   $23,460      29.1       1,450   $25,793      28.2
Miscellaneous Legal Support Workers                          1,265   $21,868      35.6         805   $30,023      33.5



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.)

          WEST VIRGINIA; 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                                       6,840   $32,525      92.9       4,450   $41,697      94.4
Preschool and Kindergarten Teachers                          1,935   $11,904      39.4       1,225   $16,849      46.1
Elementary and Middle School Teachers                       21,415   $31,766      96.7      17,065   $33,173      97.2
Secondary School Teachers                                    4,525   $33,319      96.4       3,710   $35,377      97.1
Special Education Teachers                                     970   $30,430      91.0         810   $31,136      92.5
Other Teachers and Instructors                               2,075   $12,321      44.9         720   $27,366      40.8
Archivists, Curators, and Museum Technicians                    45   $32,857      60.9          35   $34,286      52.9
Librarians                                                     685   $24,464      81.4         380   $24,583      79.4
Library Technicians                                            230   $13,657       2.6         150   $15,917       4.1
Teacher Assistants                                           4,135   $13,838       4.3       1,005   $16,786       5.7
Other Education, Training, and Library Workers                 260   $37,500      78.5         175   $39,291      84.0

  ARTS, DESIGN, ENTERTAINMENT, SPORTS, AND MEDIA
       OCCUPATIONS
Artists and Related Workers                                    845    $6,539      31.6         390   $16,875      26.5
Designers                                                    2,420   $15,147      23.9       1,415   $23,654      25.2
Actors                                                          80    $4,219      35.0          25   $65,192      62.5
Producers and Directors                                        340   $24,954      65.1         235   $31,250      64.1
Athletes, Coaches, Umpires and Related Workers                 795   $12,537      49.2         215   $27,500      60.7
Dancers and Choreographers                                     120   $12,000      22.9          45   $20,268      30.2
Musicians, Singers and Related Workers                         495    $7,049      31.2         160   $18,800      39.2
Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related
  Workers, All Other                                            30    $6,979      25.8          20    $6,979      42.1
Announcers                                                     400   $16,136      22.1         215   $20,375      29.0
News Analysts, Reporters, and Correspondents                   500   $25,077      74.9         330   $30,054      85.4
Public Relations Specialists                                   570   $26,061      69.2         370   $29,722      71.8
Editors                                                        460   $25,636      58.7         345   $27,917      65.1
Technical Writers                                              185   $31,726      62.2         110   $35,313      54.1
Writers and Authors                                            385   $20,417      71.7         185   $30,045      75.4
Miscellaneous Media and Communication Workers                  155   $16,806      25.8          65   $30,592      22.4
Broadcast and Sound Engineering Technicians and
  Radio Operators                                              355   $20,893      22.8         245   $26,369      20.6
Photographers                                                  515   $15,822      28.9         295   $27,039      44.1
Television, Video and Motion Picture Camera
  Operators and Editors                                         50   $25,625      42.9          30   $28,750      67.9
Media and Communication Equipment Workers,
  All Other                                                      0         .        .            0         .        .

  HEALTHCARE PRACTIONERS AND TECHNICAL OCCUPATIONS
Chiropractors                                                  130   $81,250      95.4          95   $88,542     100.0
Dentists                                                       905   $93,036      99.2         490  $101,778      98.6
Dieticians and Nutritionists                                   515   $25,121      57.3         355   $28,583      53.9
Optometrists                                                   240   $63,182     100.0         175   $71,563     100.0
Pharmacists                                                  1,655   $62,091      93.0       1,240   $66,870      95.2
Physicians and Surgeons                                      4,235  $113,500      99.5       3,065  $124,024      99.3
Physician Assistants                                           470   $33,409      64.0         305   $42,037      63.5



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.)

          WEST VIRGINIA; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Podiatrists                                                     45  $117,750     100.0          45  $117,750     100.0
Registered Nurses                                           15,925   $33,236      41.6      10,560   $37,065      41.0
Audiologists                                                    85   $45,795     100.0          55   $44,107     100.0
Occupational Therapists                                        155   $49,444     100.0         110   $51,625     100.0
Physical Therapists                                            725   $50,658      92.4         435   $54,357      94.3
Radiation Therapists                                            90   $37,250      25.6          85   $37,500      26.7
Recreational Therapists                                         50   $23,958      50.0          45   $24,792      59.1
Respiratory Therapists                                         660   $28,981      17.5         490   $30,774      18.6
Speech-Language Pathologists                                   600   $35,396      97.8         225   $39,375      95.1
Therapists, All Others                                         450   $23,807      68.4         290   $27,228      70.3
Veterinarians                                                  245   $55,179     100.0         195   $57,411     100.0
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practioners,
  All Other                                                     10   $26,250     100.0          10   $26,250     100.0
Clinical Lab Technologists and Technicians                   2,095   $25,722      42.5       1,355   $30,795      45.3
Dental Hygienists                                              705   $23,227      46.6         190   $30,900      43.6
Diagnostic Related Technologists and Technicians             1,885   $29,970      20.5       1,290   $32,004      18.4
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics                 1,470   $21,354       6.5       1,030   $22,764       6.5
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practioners Support
  Technicians                                                2,380   $15,680       5.5       1,470   $18,182       5.3
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses            5,955   $20,937       8.9       3,590   $23,859       8.7
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians             920   $16,327      10.8         600   $17,891      11.0
Opticians, Dispensing                                          295   $16,429      10.5         175   $22,056       7.4
Miscellaneous Health Technologists and Technicians             425   $19,315      16.2         305   $20,179      18.7
Other Healthcare Practioners and Technical
  Occupations                                                  710   $32,356      64.4         490   $34,643      63.7

HEALTHCARE SUPPORT OCCUPATIONS
Nursing, Psychiatric, and Home Health Aides                 16,170   $11,466       3.3       7,595   $15,242       3.7
Occupational Therapist Assistants and Aides                     40   $28,000       0.0          25   $28,125       0.0
Physical Therapist Assistants and Aides                        375   $17,704      13.6         225   $22,925      11.9
Massage Therapists                                             265   $13,580      36.3         115   $24,250      19.0
Dental Assistants                                            1,190   $12,309       2.7         420   $17,090       0.0
Medical Assistants and Other Healthcare Support
 Occupations                                                 4,365   $15,046       5.8       2,460   $18,084       4.3

  PROTECTIVE SERVICE OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Correctional
  Officers                                                     210   $28,060      19.9         205   $28,233      19.7
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Police and
  Detectives                                                   435   $33,537      20.7         375   $34,410      20.1
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Fire Fighting and
  Prevention Workers                                           180   $39,667      12.1         160   $40,700      11.3
Supervisors, Protective Service Workers, All Other             380   $31,726      29.3         330   $33,173      33.7
Fire Fighters                                                1,000   $30,908      12.7         850   $32,064       9.8
Fire Inspectors                                                 80   $30,227      24.4          55   $30,284      30.9
Baliffs, Correctional Officers and Jailers                   2,560   $22,800      12.3       2,060   $24,331      12.2
Detectives and Criminal Investigators                          400   $33,696      52.2         360   $34,457      50.8
Fish and Game Wardens                                           30   $30,000      76.7          30   $30,000      76.7



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.)

          WEST VIRGINIA; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Parking Enforcement Workers                                     15   $11,932       0.0          15   $12,188       0.0
Police and Sheriff Patrol Officers                           2,910   $30,042      22.7       2,575   $30,677      23.6
Transit and Railroad Police                                     10   $46,250       0.0          10   $46,250       0.0
Animal Control Workers                                          95   $17,841       0.0          60   $21,118       0.0
Private Detectives and Investigators                           340   $29,375      36.2         230   $31,083      34.1
Security Guards and Gaming Surveillance Officers             4,635   $13,764       7.9       2,370   $20,782       9.8
Crossing Guards                                                495    $8,081       0.0         100   $21,944       0.0
Lifeguards and Other Protective Service Workers                295    $8,676      38.4         100   $26,818      56.1

  FOOD PREPARATION AND SERVING RELATED OCCUPATIONS
Chefs and Head Cooks                                           975   $15,156       5.1         660   $19,628       7.6
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Food Preparation
  and Serving Workers                                        3,690   $14,759       7.1       2,355   $16,579       7.6
Cooks                                                       13,540    $9,678       1.3       4,980   $12,824       0.6
Food Preparation Workers                                     2,305    $8,827       5.8         805   $13,789       6.2
Bartenders                                                   2,175    $9,600       5.1         840   $12,662       5.7
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers,
  Including Fast Food                                        2,490    $7,904       1.3         720   $12,002       2.4
Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession and
  Coffee Shop                                                  335    $6,007       7.2          95   $11,944       2.1
Waiters and Waitresses                                       8,720    $7,727       5.8       2,230   $11,820       4.8
Food Servers, Nonrestaurant                                    675   $12,314       1.3         320   $15,398       0.0
Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender
  Helpers                                                      565    $7,714       2.5         165   $13,913       0.0
Dishwashers                                                  1,130    $8,333       5.7         315   $11,548       3.5
Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee
  Shop                                                         575    $7,546       4.2         155   $13,030       0.0
Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers,
  All Other                                                     20   $16,250       0.0          10   $18,036       0.0

  BUILDING AND GROUNDS CLEANING AND MAINTENANCE
    OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Housekeeping and
  Janitorial Workers                                         1,015   $17,784       6.1         740   $18,889       7.0
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Landscaping, Lawn
  Service, and Groundskeeping Workers                          800   $21,950       7.5         620   $23,233       7.9
Janitors and Building Cleaners                              15,355   $12,413       1.8       7,145   $17,806       1.8
Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners                              7,890    $9,070       0.9       3,130   $13,733       0.8
Pest Control Workers                                           310   $20,887       7.1         215   $22,837       7.0
Grounds Maintenance Workers                                  5,145   $11,675       3.6       2,260   $18,050       2.3

  PERSONAL CARE AND SERVICE OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Gaming Workers              160   $22,652       8.6         120   $24,167      11.5
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Personal Service
  Workers                                                      640   $12,742      17.9         430   $16,016      19.7
Animal Trainers                                                235   $21,793       5.1         180   $21,196       6.7
Nonfarm Animal Caretakers                                      640    $8,679       4.4         240   $15,788       5.0



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

          WEST VIRGINIA; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Gaming Workers                                                 160   $10,550       9.3          30   $14,091      25.0
Motion Picture Projectionists                                   30   $19,000       3.1          15   $35,469       0.0
Ushers,Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers                     150   $13,250       2.0          60   $12,143       0.0
Miscellaneous Entertainment Attendants and Related
  Workers                                                      530   $10,339       6.6         170   $17,022       8.9
Funeral Service Workers                                        190   $13,000      12.0          80   $21,667      11.3
Barbers                                                        605   $16,433       8.3         395   $18,984       9.4
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists               4,615   $10,386       5.2       2,115   $13,233       6.8
Miscellaneous Personal Appearance Workers                      430    $7,409       6.5         120   $19,167      13.3
Baggage Porters, Bellhops, and Concierges                      105    $9,327       0.0          40   $16,923       0.0
Tour and Travel Guides                                         330    $8,292      25.5          80   $18,587      44.9
Transportation Attendants                                      280   $23,017      27.3         115   $30,417      53.4
Child Care Workers                                           6,840    $6,819       7.9       2,625   $11,595       8.3
Personal and Home Care Aides                                 3,140    $7,357       1.7       1,050   $12,102       0.0
Recreation and Fitness Workers                               1,300   $11,140      21.7         640   $16,586      27.1
Residential Advisors                                           490   $10,766      13.3         200   $21,750      24.8
Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other                   255    $8,826       7.8         105   $20,278       0.0

  SALES AND RELATED OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Retail Sales
  Workers                                                   17,945   $20,588      15.3      14,060   $22,904      16.0
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Non-Retail Sales
  Workers                                                    3,855   $27,643      22.6       3,065   $31,441      24.1
Cashiers                                                    19,215    $8,193       3.3       6,245   $12,874       3.3
Counter and Rental Clerks                                      880   $10,662       6.5         365   $16,185       1.7
Parts Salespersons                                             930   $18,554       2.7         720   $20,946       3.5
Retail Salespersons                                         19,020   $12,255      12.5       9,450   $20,283      15.0
Advertising Sales Agents                                       960   $22,163      32.4         620   $28,262      32.1
Insurance Sales Agents                                       3,450   $24,339      31.8       2,550   $28,924      33.7
Securities, Commodities, and Finanancial Services
  Sales Agents                                                 775   $29,943      43.4         605   $31,633      43.5
Travel Agents                                                  345   $17,955      18.8         250   $21,765      22.6
Sales Representatives, Services, All Other                   2,140   $25,353      21.2       1,470   $34,767      22.3
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing           5,495   $31,741      32.3       4,495   $36,280      32.7
Models, Demonstrators, and Product Promoters                   295    $3,472       8.4          45   $17,159      17.0
Real Estate Brokers and Sales Agents                         1,935   $16,719      32.1       1,055   $28,418      33.3
Sales Engineers                                                 65   $41,500      56.1          65   $41,125      58.7
Telemarketers                                                4,495    $8,656       4.9       1,310   $15,557       6.1
Door-To-Door Sales Workers, News and Street Vendors
  and Related Workers                                        1,345    $7,077       7.1         380   $14,021       4.5
Sales and Related Workers, All Other                         1,025   $15,343      25.7         520   $21,728      27.3

OFFICE AND ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Office and
Administrative Support Workers                               9,305   $24,940      19.2       7,280   $27,272      19.8
Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service             500   $15,625       8.8         255   $19,559       4.7



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.)

          WEST VIRGINIA; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Telephone Operators                                            765   $22,352       9.2         575   $27,708       9.2
Communication Equipment Operators, All Other                   110   $41,023      13.9          70   $40,795      15.3
Bill and Account Collectors                                  1,050   $18,542      13.3         675   $21,609      12.9
Billing and Posting Clerks and Machine Operators             2,655   $17,097       8.3       1,830   $19,727       8.8
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks                 8,425   $17,130       8.2       5,425   $20,903       6.6
Gaming Cage Workers                                             25   $27,969      29.6          25   $28,594      34.8
Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks                               1,010   $20,972       7.3         660   $24,543       5.9
Procurement Clerks                                             210   $32,905       9.6         195   $33,345       7.2
Tellers                                                      3,355   $13,158       8.0       2,135   $14,966       6.4
Brokerage Clerks                                                15   $24,583      37.5           4   $31,250       0.0
Correspondence Clerks                                           30   $20,781       0.0          30   $20,781       0.0
Court, Municipal, and License Clerks                           495   $19,271       7.1         345   $22,434       5.8
Credit Authorizers, Checkers and Clerks                        270   $16,352       5.2         195   $19,911       4.1
Customer Service Representatives                             9,255   $17,057      11.6       5,800   $20,951      11.6
Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs                  490   $23,866      31.5         420   $26,190      30.9
File Clerks                                                  1,535   $14,235       8.0         830   $20,740       8.9
Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks                           845   $10,463       8.6         365   $14,016       6.6
Interviewers Except Eligibility and Loan                     1,725   $10,667      12.4         560   $20,232       9.3
Library Assistants, Clerical                                   690   $12,218      18.5         280   $18,867      29.2
Loan Interviewers and Clerks                                   455   $21,327      15.6         390   $22,011      15.1
New Account Clerks                                              95   $14,934      10.8          70   $18,304      14.5
Order Clerks                                                   795   $19,347       6.8         515   $22,116       7.6
Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and
  Timekeeping                                                  295   $29,688      16.0         225   $31,277      20.8
Receptionists and Information Clerks                         5,035   $13,360       9.2       2,635   $17,115       8.0
Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and
  Travel Clerks                                                505   $15,750      10.1         245   $19,792      12.8
Information and Record Clerks, All Other                       525   $18,520      10.9         345   $21,596      13.7
Cargo and Freight Agents                                        85   $23,393      17.6          70   $28,194      21.1
Couriers and Messengers                                        830   $16,039       8.2         485   $20,347      12.6
Dispatchers                                                  1,275   $19,785       5.2         920   $20,818       4.2
Meter Readers, Utilities                                       600   $24,868       3.5         470   $30,250       4.1
Postal Service Clerks                                        1,175   $35,380       9.3         835   $38,556      11.1
Postal Service Mail Carriers                                 2,095   $33,917       8.9       1,505   $38,122      11.9
Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and
  Processing Machine Operators                                 605   $36,833       7.6         460   $38,727      10.0
Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks                  1,485   $28,996      17.6       1,250   $30,797      16.5
Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks                      2,665   $19,797       4.4       1,970   $21,456       3.6
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers                               7,545   $14,534       4.3       4,265   $19,867       4.5
Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers,
  Recordkeeping                                                510   $17,139       3.1         305   $24,821       0.0
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants                   24,465   $17,966       8.4      15,710   $21,166       7.9
Computer Operators                                           1,410   $22,750      11.5       1,025   $25,913      10.6
Data Entry Keyers                                            3,020   $15,130       8.3       1,675   $18,987       6.3
Word Processors and Typists                                  1,110   $16,183       8.2         610   $22,886       8.5
Desktop Publishers                                              25   $16,563      74.1           4   $48,250       0.0
Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks                  875   $20,384      11.0         640   $22,277      11.8



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.)

          WEST VIRGINIA; 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                                               880   $10,979       9.8         420   $18,635      18.4
Office Clerks, General                                       8,555   $15,856       9.8       5,080   $20,186       8.3
Office Machine Operators, Except Computer                      275   $15,684       5.9         175   $18,750       9.0
Proofreaders and Copy Markers                                   40    $3,947      23.8          15   $12,031      38.5
Statistical Assistants                                         185   $28,406      26.2         150   $29,545      33.1
Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other         2,685   $20,989      24.9       1,880   $25,206      27.4

FARMING, FISHING, AND FORESTRY OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Farming, Fishing
  and Forestry Workers                                         325   $20,685       3.4         195   $25,054       4.6
Agricultural Inspectors                                         50   $19,583      28.0          30   $30,000      26.7
Animal Breeders                                                 55  $125,385      13.0          45  $127,500      16.3
Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products                     125   $13,413       0.0          55   $16,458       0.0
Miscellaneous Agricultural Workers                           1,980    $9,444       4.3         925   $14,563       4.1
Fishers and Related Fishing Workers                              4   $36,250       0.0           4   $36,250       0.0
Hunters and Trappers                                            10    $5,000       0.0           0         .        .
Forest and Conservation Workers                                125   $19,028       5.6          60   $22,500       3.2
Logging Workers                                              2,665   $15,576       1.6       1,410   $18,398       1.3

CONSTRUCTION AND EXTRACTION WORKERS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Construction
  Trades and Extraction Workers                              7,805   $38,253       7.0       5,840   $41,625       7.5
Boilermakers                                                   345   $32,008       3.7         130   $31,369       1.5
Brickmasons, Blockmasons, and Stonemasons                    1,710   $20,169       2.3         740   $27,500       0.9
Carpenters                                                   8,980   $19,317       2.8       4,685   $25,003       3.1
Carpet, Floor and Tile Installers and Finishers                935   $16,988       3.1         510   $20,395       3.5
Cement Masons, Concrete Finishers, and Terrazzo
  Workers                                                      510   $18,077       0.0         195   $24,113       0.0
Contruction Laborers                                         9,440   $17,633       2.2       3,940   $23,116       2.7
Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators             315   $22,348       0.0         110   $23,409       0.0
Pile-Driver Operators                                            4   $21,250       0.0           0         .        .
Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment
  Operators                                                  5,945   $27,524       0.7       3,355   $30,861       0.8
Drywall Installers, Ceiling Tile Installers, and
  Tapers                                                       630   $21,513       0.0         310   $25,735       0.0
Electricians                                                 6,775   $36,045       4.5       4,585   $40,846       4.7
Glaziers                                                       285   $19,511       0.0         220   $22,222       0.0
Insulation Workers                                             275   $30,391       2.6         190   $32,050       3.7
Painters, Construction and Maintenance                       2,255   $17,767       4.3         985   $23,444       3.7
Paperhangers                                                    45   $15,250       0.0          15   $19,464       0.0
Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters          3,795   $26,615       1.6       2,380   $29,516       1.8
Plasterers and Stucco Masons                                    60   $17,000       0.0          25   $11,488       0.0
Reinforcing Iron Workers                                        30   $26,786       0.0          25   $26,250       0.0
Roofers                                                      1,180   $15,219       0.2         400   $24,063       0.0
Sheet Metal Workers                                          1,135   $25,585       1.9         690   $26,466       1.2
Structural Iron and Steel Workers                            1,040   $29,630       3.0         520   $30,664       0.4
Helpers, Construction Trades                                   475   $11,373       1.1         190   $18,542       0.0
Construction and Building Inspectors                           575   $30,990      18.6         485   $33,125      20.9
Elevator Installers and Repairers                              105   $56,458       8.6          80   $58,274      11.1



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.)

          WEST VIRGINIA; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Fence Erectors                                                 155   $18,173       0.0          80   $26,250       0.0
Hazardous Materials Removal Workers                            170   $26,389       0.0          90   $29,583       0.0
Highway Maintenance Workers                                    760   $24,421       1.6         500   $26,051       0.0
Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment
  Operators                                                    320   $36,174       0.9         190   $38,942       1.6
Septic Tank Services and Sewer Pipe Cleaners                    60   $15,481       0.0          45   $17,125       0.0
Miscellaneous Construction and Related Workers                 160   $21,488       0.0         105   $26,111       0.0
Derrick, Rotary Drill, and Service Unit Operators,
  Oil, Gas, and Mining                                         315   $20,357       0.0         145   $24,554       0.0
Earth Drillers Except Oil and Gas                              710   $29,048       0.7         450   $33,816       0.4
Explosives Workers, Ordnance handling Experts, and
  Blasters                                                     230   $31,838       0.0         190   $36,618       0.0
Mining Machine Operators                                     6,105   $41,304       1.8       4,080   $47,257       2.1
Roof Bolters, Mining                                         1,025   $42,269       1.1         630   $47,566       1.3
Roustabouts, Oil and Gas                                        50   $35,385       0.0          40   $35,000       0.0
Helpers - Extraction Workers                                    35   $42,679       0.0          30   $43,393       0.0
Other Extraction Workers                                     1,265   $29,542       2.6         750   $36,061       2.4

INSTALLATION, MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Mechanics,
  Installers and Repairers                                   2,675   $36,539       9.5       2,260   $39,461      10.1
Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine
  Repairers                                                  1,235   $24,194       6.3         915   $27,188       7.4
Radio and Telecommunications Equipment Installers
  and Repairers                                              1,280   $36,336      12.1       1,010   $39,119      10.3
Avionics Technicians                                            45   $38,977       0.0          20   $39,545       0.0
Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related  Repairers             485   $26,076       8.6         320   $29,348       9.4
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Transportation
  Equipment                                                     15   $17,222       0.0           4   $50,750       0.0
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Industrial and
  Utility                                                      205   $48,194       6.3         150   $51,000       6.7
Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor
  Vehicles                                                      80   $41,071       9.8          40   $46,397      19.5
Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers
  and Repairers                                                290   $20,053       1.7         200   $20,833       1.0
Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers                     170   $24,429       4.1         135   $26,250       5.2
Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians                     695   $32,060       8.2         560   $35,979       7.0
Automotive Body and Related Repairers                        1,395   $21,170       0.0       1,040   $23,973       0.0
Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers                       95   $21,000       0.0          70   $24,375       0.0
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics                 6,970   $19,263       1.2       5,025   $22,169       1.1
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine
  Specialists                                                2,705   $27,087       0.5       2,165   $29,307       0.6
Heavy Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Service
  Technicians and Mechanics                                  2,340   $32,140       1.7       1,680   $38,291       2.4
Small Engine Mechanics                                         300   $15,650       1.7         195   $19,542       0.0
Miscellaneous Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Mechanics,
  Installers, and Repairers                                    445   $16,190       1.4         230   $20,242       0.0



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

          WEST VIRGINIA; 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                     275   $45,225       9.0         225   $46,025      11.2
Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration
  Mechanics and Installers                                   1,960   $25,956       3.8       1,485   $27,976       3.6
Home Appliance Repairers                                       350   $23,235       5.5         240   $30,048       3.8
Industrial and Refractory Machinery Mechanics                3,385   $36,149       1.9       2,745   $38,588       1.0
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General                      3,375   $26,686       3.7       2,540   $31,055       4.0
Maintenance Workers, Machinery                                 280   $30,568       1.1         170   $37,829       1.8
Millwrights                                                  1,015   $40,323       4.7         665   $41,173       2.4
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers               1,280   $45,902       3.4         990   $50,000       4.4
Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers             1,275   $29,058       6.7         915   $35,905       8.3
Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers                   465   $37,356       6.0         355   $47,760       2.5
Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and
  Repairers                                                    390   $17,596       4.1         225   $24,583       0.0
Commercial Divers                                               15   $26,607       0.0          10   $25,893       0.0
Locksmiths and Safe Repairers                                  150   $25,400       3.3         125   $26,500       4.0
Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers               345   $18,551       2.3         250   $19,545       0.0
Riggers                                                         70   $19,219       0.0          45   $23,750       0.0
Signal and Track Switch Repairers                               55   $41,250       0.0          45   $41,154       0.0
Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers          95   $15,278       0.0          35   $27,500       0.0
Other Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers          1,715   $25,384       6.5       1,225   $28,197       6.5

PRODUCTION OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Production and
  Operating Workers                                          8,060   $36,881      12.4       6,690   $38,863      12.5
Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems
  Assemblers                                                   105   $17,639       0.0          70   $21,250       0.0
Electrical, Electronics, and Electromechanical
  Assemblers                                                   490   $22,418       2.7         360   $23,259       0.0
Engine and Other Machines Assemblers                           105   $33,056      11.3          75   $37,000      15.8
Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters                       460   $40,885       8.0         395   $41,288       8.1
Miscellaneous Assemblers and Fabricators                     4,395   $21,205       2.1       2,960   $23,928       2.5
Bakers                                                         895   $12,434       2.5         505   $21,146       3.0
Butchers and Other Meat, Poultry, and Fish Processing
  Workers                                                    1,680   $18,831       2.1       1,135   $21,963       3.1
Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine
  Operators and Tenders                                         40   $30,357       0.0          20   $31,750       0.0
Food Batchmakers                                               390   $14,551       0.0         240   $20,857       0.0
Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders                      75   $21,397       0.0          45   $23,152       0.0
Computer Control Programmers and Operators                     155   $30,382      14.6         125   $31,205      12.0
Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                               135   $33,929       4.5         105   $35,972       5.7
Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Metal and Plastic                                             80   $23,700       0.0          65   $23,400       0.0
Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Metal and Plastic                                            235   $32,292       3.0         155   $41,308       4.5
Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters,
  Operators and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                     830   $24,633       0.6         610   $29,353       0.8



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.)

          WEST VIRGINIA; 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                                75   $31,875       0.0          60   $33,073       0.0
Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine
  Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal
   and Plastic                                                 420   $20,227       1.9         275   $24,861       0.0
Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                65   $25,391       0.0          50   $26,563       0.0
Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                     4   $16,750       0.0           0         .        .
Machinists                                                   2,660   $27,424       2.5       2,135   $30,330       2.0
Metal Furnace and Kiln Operators and Tenders                   520   $34,688       2.7         360   $36,103       2.8
Model Makers and Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic               50   $12,431      11.8          20   $30,250      33.3
Molders and Molding Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                   405   $25,797       4.4         345   $25,809       5.2
Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Metal and Plastic                                             65   $25,893       0.0          40   $29,844       0.0
Tool and Die Makers                                            150   $41,042       0.0         135   $41,625       0.0
Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Workers                      5,235   $26,843       1.0       3,525   $28,790       1.2
Heat Treating Equipment Equipment Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                75   $27,279       0.0          60   $27,841       0.0
Lay-Out Workers, Metal and Plastic                              60   $24,500       0.0          25   $41,111       0.0
Plating and Coating Machine Setters, operators, and
  Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                   140   $33,750       4.3         105   $35,417       5.8
Tool Grinders, Filers and Sharpeners                           110   $31,141       0.0          90   $31,058       0.0
Metalworkers and Plastic Workers, All Others                 2,550   $28,720       2.3       1,975   $30,136       2.1
Bookbinders and Bindery Workers                                240    $9,865       0.0          85   $21,776       0.0
Job Printers                                                   290   $17,031       6.8         180   $22,269       3.9
Prepress Technicians and Workers                               390   $17,283       5.6         220   $21,743       5.9
Printing Machine Operators                                     970   $25,786       3.0         780   $27,757       3.7
Laundry and Dry Cleaning Workers                             1,260   $11,866       2.0         650   $13,848       2.9
Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials              435    $9,536       0.2         165   $14,625       0.6
Sewing Machine Operators                                     1,605   $11,979       0.7         745   $16,520       1.6
Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers                          80   $19,000       0.0          60   $18,750       0.0
Shoe Machine Operators and Tenders                             210   $16,023       0.0         165   $16,515       0.0
Tailors, Dressmakers, and Sewers                               445   $10,553      11.0         210   $15,806      18.3
Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and
  Tenders                                                       35   $31,131       0.0          25   $31,548       0.0
Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders                                                       35   $14,333       0.0          15   $21,875       0.0
Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters,
  Operators, and Tenders                                       160   $16,250       4.4          85   $19,792       0.0
Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine
  Setters, Operators, and Tenders                               15   $16,875       0.0           4   $18,750       0.0
Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers                           40   $30,000       0.0          30   $31,406       0.0
Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers                                 0         .        .            0         .        .
Upholsterers                                                   250   $17,500       0.0         125   $21,528       0.0
Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other           105   $12,159       0.0          75   $20,057       0.0



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

          WEST VIRGINIA; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters                             500   $19,732       7.4         340   $20,943       7.4
Furniture Finishers                                            180   $19,231      10.7         105   $20,625       0.0
Model Makers and Patternmakers, Wood                             4   $53,750       0.0           0         .        .
Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood         1,390   $17,608       0.0         950   $20,841       0.0
Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Except Sawing                                                525   $16,868       0.4         335   $19,858       0.6
Woodworkers, All Other                                         335   $19,722       1.8         240   $21,319       0.0
Power Plant Operators, Distributors, and Dispatchers           660   $50,585      11.2         570   $51,500      13.0
Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators                      685   $35,923       5.0         540   $37,257       4.6
Water and Liquid Waste Treatment Plant and System
  Workers                                                    1,020   $25,294       5.8         825   $28,920       5.5
Miscellaneous Plant and System Operators                       540   $39,318      10.0         430   $41,216      10.5
Chemical Processing Machine Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders                                                1,500   $52,075       9.3       1,305   $52,493       9.5
Crushing, Grinding, Polishing, Mixing, and Blending
  Workers                                                      835   $25,307       0.7         605   $27,433       0.0
Cutting Workers                                                840   $20,257       1.5         530   $24,286       0.6
Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine
  Setters, Operators, and Tenders                              565   $23,732       2.5         390   $25,690       3.6
Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and
  Tenders                                                      390   $28,500       2.1         310   $31,379       2.6
Inspectors, Testers, Sorter, Samplers, and Weighers          4,710   $24,213      10.6       3,520   $27,036      10.9
Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers                   50    $8,611      22.0          20   $22,273      55.0
Medical, Dental and Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians          375   $18,309       2.1         280   $19,855       0.0
Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders          1,350   $19,300       0.6         810   $23,125       1.0
Painting Workers                                             1,185   $24,087       0.4         855   $26,795       0.0
Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine
  Workers                                                      470   $12,083      14.6         235   $16,706      23.0
Semiconductor Processors                                         4    $1,250       0.0           0         .        .
Cementing and Gluing Machine Operators and Tenders             160   $18,864       5.1         100   $22,361       7.9
Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment
  Operators and Tenders                                        150   $31,094       0.0         110   $35,688       0.0
Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders            15   $26,875       0.0          15   $26,875       0.0
Etchers and Engravers                                          100   $12,417       0.0          50   $29,063       0.0
Molders, Shapers, and Casters, except Metal and
  Plastic                                                      330   $24,792       6.7         235   $26,518       2.1
Paper Goods Machines Setters, Operators, and Tenders           180   $18,214       2.8         145   $20,750       3.5
Tire Builders                                                   60   $17,431       0.0          45   $17,361       0.0
Helpers-Production Workers                                     395   $23,750       2.5         185   $27,981       0.0
Production Workers, All Other                                8,525   $26,103       3.4       6,135   $30,677       4.0

TRANSPORTATION AND MATERIAL MOVING OCCUPATIONS
Supervisors, Transportation and Material Moving
  Workers                                                    1,700   $29,279      13.2       1,320   $31,518      11.7
Aircraft Pilots and Flight Engineers                           420   $33,750      43.9         290   $35,288      38.8
Air Traffic Controllers and Airfield Operations
  Specialists                                                  200   $60,556      28.2         170   $65,110      33.3



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.)

          WEST VIRGINIA; 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                                          110   $10,795       0.0          40   $21,964       0.0
Bus Drivers                                                  4,165   $17,986       2.3       1,530   $21,751       1.9
Driver/Sales Workers and Truck Drivers                      29,170   $24,200       1.7      19,005   $28,258       1.6
Taxi Drivers and Chauffers                                   1,075   $11,030       5.6         525   $18,063       6.5
Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other                             100   $14,318       6.9          45   $22,679       0.0
Locomotive Engineers and Operators                             800   $51,238       7.0         645   $52,070       7.8
Railroad Brake, Signal, and Switch Operators                    80   $27,596       2.5          60   $29,231       0.0
Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters                            710   $45,064       6.2         530   $48,073       5.5
Subway, Streetcar, and Other Rail Transportation
  Workers                                                      220   $21,250       0.0         110   $38,250       0.0
Sailors and Marine Oilers                                      325   $22,039       2.8         140   $24,700       6.5
Ship and Boat Captains and Operators                           310   $38,500       3.5         175   $43,100       5.1
Ship Engineers                                                  25   $33,523       0.0          20   $32,727       0.0
Bridge and Lock Tenders                                        175   $44,167      10.2         145   $44,821      12.6
Parking Lot Attendants                                         215    $3,491       6.0          60   $12,054       8.5
Service Station Attendants                                     735   $10,549       2.4         375   $16,250       0.0
Transportation Inspectors                                      235   $30,852       6.0         175   $32,159       8.0
Other Transportation Workers                                   140   $24,083      16.3          95   $24,417       7.2
Conveyor Operators and Tenders                                 210   $28,000       0.0         115   $48,304       0.0
Crane and Tower Operators                                      920   $37,429       1.4         725   $39,583       1.8
Dredge, Excavating, and Loading Machine Operators            1,120   $30,442       1.2         715   $33,393       1.8
Hoist and Winch Operators                                      120   $27,981       0.0          60   $35,000       0.0
Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators                       2,670   $24,003       1.3       1,970   $26,039       1.7
Cleaners of  Vehicles and Equipment                          1,925   $12,291       1.6         885   $18,557       1.6
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Materials Movers,
  Hand                                                      14,385   $17,978       2.3       8,875   $22,777       2.1
Machine Feeders and Offbearers                                 565   $19,323       5.5         375   $21,442       6.6
Packers and Packagers, Hand                                  1,365   $11,427       3.2         640   $17,242       5.0
Pumping Station Operators                                      380   $35,255      11.0         330   $36,193      12.7
Refuse and Recyclable Materials Collectors                     490   $17,431       1.6         290   $20,538       0.0
Shuttle Car Operators                                          530   $38,816       1.9         390   $44,205       0.0
Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders                              125   $39,327       0.0          95   $42,411       0.0
Material Moving Workers, All Other                             805   $32,000       1.7         630   $35,825       2.2

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