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TABLE 2. Earnings by Detailed Occupation: 1999: West Virginia: Males

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


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

21 to 74 years                                             421,595   $26,475      19.1     290,385   $31,700      21.8

  MANAGEMENT OCCUPATIONS
Chief executives                                             3,560   $64,005      51.3       3,040   $68,650      52.1
General and Operations Managers                              3,010   $43,784      38.5       2,575   $46,773      38.7
Legislators                                                     40   $17,917      73.8          15   $42,083     100.0
Advertising and Promotions Managers                            140   $60,962      72.9         120   $47,019      68.6
Marketing and Sales Managers                                 1,765   $42,488      46.9       1,515   $45,266      47.8
Public Relations Managers                                      100   $49,038      65.3          55   $74,792      62.3
Administrative Services Managers                               195   $49,375      41.8         155   $48,203      38.6
Computer and Information Systems Managers                      525   $51,269      58.6         470   $52,258      62.8
Financial Managers                                           1,265   $42,031      67.5       1,115   $47,527      69.9
Human Resources Managers                                       965   $36,750      51.1         760   $39,840      50.8
Industrial Production Managers                               1,100   $46,638      37.7         930   $52,217      39.7
Purchasing Managers                                            505   $50,068      51.7         425   $50,058      53.3
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers             875   $29,670      17.6         755   $31,688      16.3
Farm, Ranch, and Other Agricultural Managers                   480   $21,643      17.2         315   $24,318      23.1
Farmers and Ranchers                                         1,735   $11,624      12.0       1,010   $16,948      13.1
Construction Managers                                        2,640   $35,112      15.9       1,940   $41,364      17.3
Education Administrators                                     1,965   $48,594      80.9       1,395   $50,755      80.8
Engineering Managers                                           415   $70,298      76.4         390   $70,536      76.1
Food Service Managers                                        1,860   $25,431      18.3       1,455   $26,984      18.6
Funeral Directors                                              510   $32,955      40.2         415   $36,987      45.4
Gaming Managers                                                 55   $27,143      27.8          30   $40,417      37.9
Lodging Managers                                               340   $33,000      32.2         220   $36,875      23.3
Medical and Health Services Managers                           855   $42,386      61.6         740   $46,010      61.8
Natural Sciences Managers                                      100   $34,643      69.6         100   $34,643      69.6
Postmasters and Mail Superintendents                           400   $48,625      16.2         360   $50,313      17.7
Property, Real Estate, and Community Association
  Managers                                                     840   $29,095      35.0         615   $35,733      33.8
Social and Community Service Managers                          345   $40,091      78.3         275   $41,768      79.0
Managers, All Other                                          5,125   $42,049      44.3       4,345   $47,832      44.4

  BUSINESS AND FINANCIAL OPERATIONS OCCUPATIONS
Agents and Business Managers of Artists,Performers,
  and Athletes                                                  65    $2,500      67.2          20   $12,000      75.0
Purchasing Agents and Buyers, Farm Products                     70   $22,500      11.8          50   $43,750      16.0
Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products              445   $24,609      24.6         315   $29,938      26.2
Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and
  Farm Products                                                680   $34,022      26.6         585   $35,951      28.8
Claims Adusters, Appraisers, Examiners, and
  Investigators                                                460   $31,833      56.7         400   $32,075      59.0
Compliance Officers, Except Agriculture, Construction,
  Health and Safety, and Transportation                        635   $38,482      37.1         545   $39,878      37.7
Cost Estimators                                                325   $35,750      17.0         240   $39,615      17.4



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.)

          WEST VIRGINIA; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Human Resources, Training, and Labor Relations
  Specialists                                                1,435   $40,282      39.2       1,155   $42,367      42.6
Logisticians                                                    40   $32,375       2.4          35   $51,250       2.9
Management Analysts                                            770   $35,331      63.3         550   $49,474      66.0
Meeting and Convention Planners                                 20   $17,679      57.1          20   $17,679      57.1
Other Business Operations Specialists                          410   $37,679      32.0         315   $41,510      36.6
Accountants and Auditors                                     2,770   $36,595      80.3       2,370   $38,779      84.6
Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate                        465   $32,438      50.0         410   $33,867      49.9
Budget Analysts                                                 80   $46,719      89.7          80   $46,719      89.7
Credit Analysts                                                 55   $35,563      69.8          55   $35,563      69.8
Financial Analysts                                              70   $39,306      58.6          70   $39,444      60.3
Personal Financial Advisors                                    410   $65,913      76.5         330   $67,019      80.4
Insurance Underwriters                                          35   $32,303      71.4          10   $51,250      54.5
Financial Examiners                                             40   $48,409      94.7          40   $48,409      94.7
Loan Counselors and Officers                                   560   $45,951      59.7         485   $46,685      62.4
Tax Examiners, Collectors, and Revenue Agents                   45   $22,212      71.1          20   $29,375     100.0
Tax Preparers                                                   90   $12,125      12.4          15   $26,042      42.9
Financial Specialists, All Other                                65   $28,472      35.4          55   $27,308      41.1

  COMPUTER AND MATHEMATICAL OCCUPATIONS
Computer Scientists and System Analyts                         960   $41,992      56.6         725   $50,504      55.9
Computer Programmers                                           885   $36,909      55.7         715   $41,367      55.0
Computer Software Engineers                                    725   $52,361      64.5         645   $53,125      66.0
Computer Support Specialists                                 1,005   $41,424      39.5         825   $44,777      42.6
Database Administrators                                        150   $44,615      60.7          95   $46,574      47.9
Network and Computer Systems Administrators                    445   $36,653      42.5         365   $38,258      42.0
Network Systems and Data Communication Analysts                695   $37,569      39.7         580   $37,917      38.1
Actuaries                                                        0         .        .            0         .        .
Mathematicians                                                  10   $46,250     100.0          10   $46,250     100.0
Operations Research Analysts                                   205   $41,667      60.7         160   $50,341      57.9
Statisticians                                                   40   $32,386      68.3          40   $32,386      68.3
Miscellaneous Mathematical Science Occupations                   4   $56,250     100.0           4   $56,250     100.0

ARCHITECTURE, ENGINEERING OCCUPATIONS
Architects, Except Naval                                       275   $43,466      68.9         225   $45,625      72.6
Surveyors, Cartographers, and Photogrammetrists                235   $28,516      72.3         165   $35,000      65.2
Aerospace Engineers                                             75   $53,929      60.8          65   $54,911      65.1
Agricultural Engineers                                           0         .        .            0         .        .
Biomedical Engineers                                            30   $45,781      16.1          30   $45,781      16.1
Chemical Engineers                                           1,065   $67,589      89.5         975   $69,286      92.6
Civil Engineers                                              1,360   $50,680      76.0       1,110   $51,875      78.1
Computer Hardware Engineers                                     90   $38,750      55.1          80   $41,500      62.8
Electrical and Electronic Engineers                            785   $53,125      62.1         690   $54,818      66.1
Environmental Engineers                                        135   $41,719      80.6         110   $43,542      88.1
Industrial Engineers, Including Health and Safety              430   $49,234      62.4         355   $55,268      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; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Materials Engineers                                             95   $49,821      78.7          80   $50,455      75.6
Mechanical Engineers                                           580   $45,000      60.9         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                                          835   $52,449      75.0         675   $55,307      76.2
Drafters                                                       840   $30,434      10.2         740   $31,196       9.0
Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters                     1,760   $38,265       9.6       1,360   $41,531       9.7
Surveying and Mapping Technicians                              905   $26,500       6.5         670   $30,536       6.1

  LIFE, PHYSICAL, AND SOCIAL SCIENCE OCCUPATIONS
Agricultural and Food Scientists                               105   $33,393      73.8          90   $44,063      78.7
Biological Scientists                                          205   $34,219      91.1         190   $37,188      93.7
Conservation Scientists and Foresters                          475   $39,053      82.9         375   $42,500      85.6
Medical Scientists                                             120   $54,464     100.0         105   $57,250     100.0
Astronomers and Physicists                                      45   $78,214     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                              595   $54,792      91.8         500   $58,542      91.2
Environmental Scientists and Geoscientists                     395   $40,682      79.9         355   $42,121      79.2
Physical Scientists, All Other                                 280   $36,923      95.3         200   $42,250      94.0
Economists                                                      65   $50,078     100.0          50   $50,313     100.0
Market/Survey Researchers                                       60    $5,536      44.3          20   $37,386      76.2
Psychologists                                                  205   $46,953      99.5         150   $47,188     100.0
Sociologists                                                     4   $76,250     100.0           4   $76,250     100.0
Urban and Regional Planners                                     70   $41,806      87.3          60   $42,750      85.5
Miscellaneous Social Scientists and Related Workers            110   $30,417      80.6          70   $40,813      92.8
Agricultural and Food Science Technicians                       75   $26,364      40.5          65   $27,639      47.6
Biological Technicians                                          40   $31,154      47.6          40   $31,538      42.1
Chemical Technicians                                         1,095   $50,585      27.0         975   $51,162      25.6
Geological and Petroleum Technicians                           125   $40,350      19.2          85   $41,063      17.2
Nuclear Technicians                                             15   $53,750       0.0          15   $53,750       0.0
Other Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians           700   $28,393      25.9         475   $31,913      22.3

  COMMUNITY AND SOCIAL SERVICES OCCUPATIONS
Counselors                                                     980   $25,742      73.3         715   $26,553      72.7
Social Workers                                               1,100   $23,180      71.6         800   $25,278      79.3
Misc. Community and Social Service Specialists                 430   $27,296      67.6         365   $31,023      74.9
Clergy                                                       2,700   $24,357      63.5       2,090   $26,834      66.9
Directors, Religious Activities and Education                   75   $21,029      78.4          30   $41,111     100.0
Religious Workers, All Other                                   120   $18,295      50.8          85   $19,188      67.8

  LEGAL OCCUPATIONS
Lawyers                                                      2,830   $68,274      99.8       2,340   $71,667      99.7
Judges, Magistrates, and Other Judicial Workers                435   $36,803      60.6         325   $37,425      60.0
Paralegals and Legal Assistants                                235   $21,635      47.6         155   $30,865      47.1
Miscellaneous Legal Support Workers                            350   $34,519      63.1         255   $47,500      63.4



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.)

          WEST VIRGINIA; MALES

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

  EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND LIBRARY OCCUPATIONS
Postsecondary Teachers                                       3,600   $39,880      93.3       2,580   $48,571      93.8
Preschool and Kindergarten Teachers                             30   $13,068      20.7          25   $13,636      25.0
Elementary and Middle School Teachers                        4,950   $34,271      96.2       4,055   $35,736      96.1
Secondary School Teachers                                    1,800   $36,047      95.6       1,535   $37,272      96.0
Special Education Teachers                                     165   $33,558      90.8         140   $35,000      89.4
Other Teachers and Instructors                                 800   $19,138      40.4         325   $34,896      36.7
Archivists, Curators, and Museum Technicians                    25   $35,833      57.7          25   $35,417      62.5
Librarians                                                      90   $22,212      96.7          65   $30,179     100.0
Library Technicians                                             40    $7,045       0.0          10   $14,286       0.0
Teacher Assistants                                             205   $14,375      14.2         105   $18,417      28.2
Other Education, Training, and Library Workers                 150   $38,108      92.6         120   $38,615      96.6

  ARTS, DESIGN, ENTERTAINMENT, SPORTS, AND MEDIA
       OCCUPATIONS
Artists and Related Workers                                    330   $10,515      23.9         210   $16,750      19.1
Designers                                                    1,000   $23,851      29.7         725   $30,298      29.5
Actors                                                          60    $3,125      41.9          15   $65,865      88.2
Producers and Directors                                        235   $26,964      59.4         165   $41,359      61.1
Athletes, Coaches, Umpires and Related Workers                 575   $15,552      50.4         160   $35,833      67.1
Dancers and Choreographers                                       4   $31,250       0.0           4   $31,250       0.0
Musicians, Singers and Related Workers                         270    $8,849      30.6          95   $11,964      53.6
Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related
  Workers, All Other                                            15   $10,833      42.9          10    $7,292      54.5
Announcers                                                     310   $18,000      23.4         175   $20,625      31.8
News Analysts, Reporters, and Correspondents                   190   $32,216      76.4         145   $35,625      85.6
Public Relations Specialists                                   210   $32,448      73.0         145   $44,375      77.2
Editors                                                        205   $25,625      65.0         175   $26,602      72.6
Technical Writers                                               95   $30,357      50.0          45   $50,893      32.6
Writers and Authors                                            160   $16,071      66.7          70   $20,417      69.4
Miscellaneous Media and Communication Workers                   50   $36,731      59.6          20   $55,625      61.9
Broadcast and Sound Engineering Technicians and
  Radio Operators                                              325   $21,940      18.9         235   $27,202      19.3
Photographers                                                  350   $21,484      37.1         220   $31,298      53.9
Television, Video and Motion Picture Camera
  Operators and Editors                                         35   $28,571      61.8          30   $28,750      67.9
Media and Communication Equipment Workers,
  All Other                                                      0         .        .            0         .        .

  HEALTHCARE PRACTIONERS AND TECHNICAL OCCUPATIONS
Chiropractors                                                  115   $88,958     100.0          90   $90,000     100.0
Dentists                                                       825  $101,339      99.2         455  $103,813      98.5
Dieticians and Nutritionists                                    55   $15,855       9.4          40   $16,579      11.9
Optometrists                                                   210   $71,016     100.0         165   $76,458     100.0
Pharmacists                                                    875   $70,123      96.7         740   $71,014      97.3
Physicians and Surgeons                                      3,270  $125,593      99.5       2,410  $143,924      99.4
Physician Assistants                                           180   $27,083      69.1         105   $56,111      75.5



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; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Podiatrists                                                     45  $118,750     100.0          45  $118,750     100.0
Registered Nurses                                            1,350   $37,675      52.7       1,075   $39,150      52.9
Audiologists                                                    15   $55,469     100.0          15   $55,469     100.0
Occupational Therapists                                         30   $55,313     100.0          25   $56,875     100.0
Physical Therapists                                            225   $65,313      95.6         175   $66,641      98.3
Radiation Therapists                                            35   $40,568      47.1          35   $40,568      47.1
Recreational Therapists                                         10   $40,357       0.0          10   $40,714       0.0
Respiratory Therapists                                         205   $30,938      17.7         155   $32,411      18.6
Speech-Language Pathologists                                    10   $41,125     100.0          10   $41,250     100.0
Therapists, All Others                                          95   $24,821      77.3          65   $29,375      93.8
Veterinarians                                                  160   $95,096     100.0         140   $88,333     100.0
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practioners,
  All Other                                                     10   $26,250     100.0          10   $26,250     100.0
Clinical Lab Technologists and Technicians                     465   $28,542      55.9         325   $31,464      64.9
Dental Hygienists                                                0         .        .            0         .        .
Diagnostic Related Technologists and Technicians               425   $32,428      23.3         355   $35,000      23.0
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics                   985   $23,241       7.0         740   $24,940       7.3
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practioners Support
  Technicians                                                  395   $20,516      10.4         255   $22,000       2.3
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses              415   $20,385       1.2         255   $26,615       1.2
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians              80   $14,722      30.8          60   $30,156      39.3
Opticians, Dispensing                                           90   $22,313      28.1          55   $26,944      23.2
Miscellaneous Health Technologists and Technicians              95   $31,875      44.2          85   $31,875      43.7
Other Healthcare Practioners and Technical
  Occupations                                                  500   $34,057      64.5         365   $34,796      60.7

HEALTHCARE SUPPORT OCCUPATIONS
Nursing, Psychiatric, and Home Health Aides                  1,995   $13,713       6.0       1,140   $17,267       4.9
Occupational Therapist Assistants and Aides                      0         .        .            0         .        .
Physical Therapist Assistants and Aides                         95   $19,097       6.3          60   $23,750      10.3
Massage Therapists                                              55    $7,188      42.1          20   $35,125       0.0
Dental Assistants                                               35   $21,518       0.0           4   $23,750       0.0
Medical Assistants and Other Healthcare Support
 Occupations                                                   350   $18,016      20.3         200   $18,913      13.9

  PROTECTIVE SERVICE OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Correctional
  Officers                                                     165   $28,793      16.9         165   $28,707      15.9
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Police and
  Detectives                                                   415   $33,910      21.5         355   $34,826      21.0
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             340   $31,944      30.3         300   $34,519      34.4
Fire Fighters                                                  990   $30,949      12.8         845   $32,096       9.8
Fire Inspectors                                                 80   $30,227      24.4          55   $30,284      30.9
Baliffs, Correctional Officers and Jailers                   2,115   $23,572      10.6       1,725   $24,803      10.4
Detectives and Criminal Investigators                          300   $35,441      51.7         270   $36,618      51.9
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; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Parking Enforcement Workers                                      4   $11,250       0.0           0         .        .
Police and Sheriff Patrol Officers                           2,760   $29,980      22.5       2,455   $30,566      23.2
Transit and Railroad Police                                     10   $46,250       0.0          10   $46,250       0.0
Animal Control Workers                                          85   $18,977       0.0          55   $21,579       0.0
Private Detectives and Investigators                           275   $30,650      37.1         195   $31,359      30.1
Security Guards and Gaming Surveillance Officers             3,965   $13,992       6.5       2,075   $20,608       7.7
Crossing Guards                                                230   $11,553       0.0          65   $26,023       0.0
Lifeguards and Other Protective Service Workers                155    $6,667      39.7          50   $33,462      63.5

  FOOD PREPARATION AND SERVING RELATED OCCUPATIONS
Chefs and Head Cooks                                           725   $16,039       5.9         520   $20,417       8.3
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Food Preparation
  and Serving Workers                                        1,280   $16,652      12.6         945   $19,115      13.0
Cooks                                                        3,840   $10,011       2.8       1,725   $13,745       1.3
Food Preparation Workers                                       650   $10,500      11.5         315   $15,434      11.2
Bartenders                                                     690   $10,631       6.1         315   $16,049      11.4
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers,
  Including Fast Food                                          300    $8,949       0.0         140   $15,707       0.0
Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession and
  Coffee Shop                                                   50    $8,958      23.5          15   $13,661      11.8
Waiters and Waitresses                                       1,255    $7,843      10.0         335   $13,640      11.0
Food Servers, Nonrestaurant                                    120   $19,615       7.5          60   $26,625       0.0
Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender
  Helpers                                                      255    $8,016       0.0          80   $15,114       0.0
Dishwashers                                                    720    $9,253       3.8         210   $11,949       5.2
Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee
  Shop                                                          60    $4,556       0.0          25   $20,972       0.0
Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers,
  All Other                                                     15   $16,875       0.0          10   $18,036       0.0

  BUILDING AND GROUNDS CLEANING AND MAINTENANCE
    OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Housekeeping and
  Janitorial Workers                                           595   $20,833       8.8         500   $21,127       8.4
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Landscaping, Lawn
  Service, and Groundskeeping Workers                          775   $21,907       7.7         600   $23,194       8.2
Janitors and Building Cleaners                               9,950   $15,196       2.2       5,625   $19,042       2.2
Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners                                955   $14,521       2.1         570   $16,305       2.1
Pest Control Workers                                           290   $21,250       7.5         205   $23,173       7.3
Grounds Maintenance Workers                                  4,920   $11,866       3.4       2,235   $18,152       2.4

  PERSONAL CARE AND SERVICE OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Gaming Workers              115   $15,208      12.2          80   $26,094      17.3
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Personal Service
  Workers                                                      250   $16,477      35.9         170   $23,250      42.3
Animal Trainers                                                140   $19,375       0.0          90   $17,105       0.0
Nonfarm Animal Caretakers                                      210   $15,417       1.0         110   $21,875       1.9



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

          WEST VIRGINIA; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Gaming Workers                                                  55    $6,339       0.0          10   $12,500       0.0
Motion Picture Projectionists                                   30   $19,000       3.1          15   $35,469       0.0
Ushers,Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers                     100   $12,019       3.1          40   $10,833       0.0
Miscellaneous Entertainment Attendants and Related
  Workers                                                      380   $11,330       6.5         145   $20,395      10.4
Funeral Service Workers                                        180   $15,250      12.6          80   $21,944      11.5
Barbers                                                        500   $17,371       8.6         355   $20,673      10.4
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists                 225   $15,568       8.0         140   $17,045      13.0
Miscellaneous Personal Appearance Workers                       55    $7,727      16.7          20   $17,750      47.4
Baggage Porters, Bellhops, and Concierges                       65   $11,979       0.0          30   $17,500       0.0
Tour and Travel Guides                                         185    $8,824      44.0          50   $18,214      68.0
Transportation Attendants                                       50   $39,875      65.3          30   $40,909     100.0
Child Care Workers                                             290   $11,827      28.1         150   $18,698      44.0
Personal and Home Care Aides                                   190   $10,943       0.0          85   $12,500       0.0
Recreation and Fitness Workers                                 440   $15,000      30.5         215   $20,385      41.1
Residential Advisors                                           190   $10,104      13.8          85   $17,212      17.4
Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other                   165   $10,906       0.0          95   $20,972       0.0

  SALES AND RELATED OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Retail Sales
  Workers                                                    9,675   $27,773      20.0       8,130   $30,190      21.1
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Non-Retail Sales
  Workers                                                    2,675   $34,828      28.2       2,205   $36,721      28.5
Cashiers                                                     2,875   $10,533       8.9       1,355   $16,198       8.0
Counter and Rental Clerks                                      245   $15,846      14.6         145   $22,171       4.1
Parts Salespersons                                             885   $18,967       2.8         690   $21,402       3.6
Retail Salespersons                                          8,555   $19,779      17.2       5,600   $26,174      19.0
Advertising Sales Agents                                       500   $29,141      40.5         350   $32,179      37.4
Insurance Sales Agents                                       1,925   $37,619      43.5       1,570   $42,359      44.6
Securities, Commodities, and Finanancial Services
  Sales Agents                                                 445   $46,806      62.0         335   $50,655      64.8
Travel Agents                                                  105   $16,333      31.1          85   $18,333      38.4
Sales Representatives, Services, All Other                   1,315   $28,558      28.6         970   $39,464      28.3
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing           4,420   $35,467      33.7       3,810   $37,800      33.4
Models, Demonstrators, and Product Promoters                    30   $25,536      15.6          20   $26,696      26.3
Real Estate Brokers and Sales Agents                           800   $26,000      42.8         505   $32,583      46.7
Sales Engineers                                                 60   $40,875      60.7          60   $40,500      63.8
Telemarketers                                                1,465    $9,773       6.8         420   $16,756      11.6
Door-To-Door Sales Workers, News and Street Vendors
  and Related Workers                                          515   $10,877      10.9         230   $19,010       7.4
Sales and Related Workers, All Other                           520   $18,397      27.4         295   $28,750      28.7

OFFICE AND ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Office and
Administrative Support Workers                               3,060   $34,594      29.1       2,520   $36,453      29.7
Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service              70   $12,500      31.4          30   $24,792       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; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Telephone Operators                                            135   $24,732      13.1         100   $26,618      10.8
Communication Equipment Operators, All Other                    45   $55,714      17.4          20   $55,714      18.2
Bill and Account Collectors                                    295   $21,167      31.3         200   $24,500      34.2
Billing and Posting Clerks and Machine Operators               225   $20,761      19.0         150   $28,125      25.8
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks                   665   $20,069      20.7         460   $23,641      23.5
Gaming Cage Workers                                             20   $21,719      42.1          15   $22,344      53.3
Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks                                  80   $23,125      14.6          70   $27,500       4.3
Procurement Clerks                                              55   $40,446       3.8          50   $40,625       0.0
Tellers                                                        205   $14,250      25.9         125   $15,855      35.7
Brokerage Clerks                                                 4   $31,250       0.0           4   $31,250       0.0
Correspondence Clerks                                            4   $51,250       0.0           4   $51,250       0.0
Court, Municipal, and License Clerks                           130   $22,885      13.3          90   $25,625      13.2
Credit Authorizers, Checkers and Clerks                         25   $11,786       0.0          10   $30,972       0.0
Customer Service Representatives                             2,400   $18,888      18.9       1,565   $23,893      20.7
Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs                  125   $28,750      46.0         120   $29,375      47.5
File Clerks                                                    225   $18,190      27.9         135   $25,156      29.3
Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks                           235   $12,539      12.9         115   $14,180       7.0
Interviewers Except Eligibility and Loan                       440    $9,798      17.4         115   $26,181       5.1
Library Assistants, Clerical                                   110   $13,250      19.3          30   $18,750      54.8
Loan Interviewers and Clerks                                    50   $42,083      43.1          50   $42,083      43.1
New Account Clerks                                               0         .        .            0         .        .
Order Clerks                                                   290   $21,069       5.5         170   $32,500       9.4
Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and
  Timekeeping                                                   60   $16,920       1.6          40   $18,125       2.5
Receptionists and Information Clerks                           280   $17,368      20.9         160   $25,781      23.4
Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and
  Travel Clerks                                                190   $22,273      12.1         110   $26,484      10.8
Information and Record Clerks, All Other                        60   $24,063      24.2          55   $23,125      26.8
Cargo and Freight Agents                                        40   $36,094      38.5          30   $37,500      50.0
Couriers and Messengers                                        590   $16,750       7.8         340   $25,379      13.5
Dispatchers                                                    625   $22,128       6.2         450   $22,679       5.5
Meter Readers, Utilities                                       555   $24,825       3.2         445   $29,276       3.6
Postal Service Clerks                                          460   $38,205      12.3         375   $38,943      12.5
Postal Service Mail Carriers                                 1,425   $37,792      12.5       1,145   $38,976      14.9
Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and
  Processing Machine Operators                                 305   $39,406      13.4         245   $40,500      16.8
Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks                    775   $36,422      22.1         665   $37,299      22.8
Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks                      1,805   $21,941       5.0       1,410   $23,645       3.8
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers                               4,600   $16,046       6.0       2,855   $20,692       6.2
Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers,
  Recordkeeping                                                305   $23,226       4.9         235   $27,723       0.0
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants                      545   $23,456      31.8         385   $31,700      33.4
Computer Operators                                             560   $32,065      16.1         420   $34,514      15.5
Data Entry Keyers                                              545   $16,554      15.9         280   $22,443      13.2
Word Processors and Typists                                     40   $14,583       0.0          20   $25,250       0.0
Desktop Publishers                                              15   $16,667      87.5           4   $41,250       0.0
Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks                  135   $29,500      26.5         115   $31,181      30.8



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

          WEST VIRGINIA; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except
  Postal Service                                               460   $12,463      16.7         270   $18,000      25.4
Office Clerks, General                                       1,095   $14,780      26.3         615   $26,189      27.4
Office Machine Operators, Except Computer                       30   $18,594       6.9          20   $20,000      10.0
Proofreaders and Copy Markers                                    0         .        .            0         .        .
Statistical Assistants                                          65   $29,286      29.7          40   $42,143      50.0
Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other           690   $28,397      33.0         470   $36,667      35.5

FARMING, FISHING, AND FORESTRY OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Farming, Fishing
  and Forestry Workers                                         275   $20,993       4.0         175   $25,163       5.1
Agricultural Inspectors                                         50   $19,583      28.0          30   $30,000      26.7
Animal Breeders                                                 30    $9,375       0.0          20  $350,000       0.0
Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products                      25   $20,568       0.0          20   $21,136       0.0
Miscellaneous Agricultural Workers                           1,465   $10,181       4.8         745   $15,366       4.7
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                                115   $19,514       6.0          60   $22,917       3.3
Logging Workers                                              2,635   $15,508       1.6       1,390   $18,333       1.3

CONSTRUCTION AND EXTRACTION WORKERS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Construction
  Trades and Extraction Workers                              7,690   $38,392       6.8       5,765   $41,621       7.4
Boilermakers                                                   345   $32,121       3.8         130   $31,369       1.5
Brickmasons, Blockmasons, and Stonemasons                    1,700   $20,105       2.3         735   $28,026       1.0
Carpenters                                                   8,805   $19,273       2.8       4,585   $25,214       3.2
Carpet, Floor and Tile Installers and Finishers                915   $17,367       3.2         510   $20,395       3.5
Cement Masons, Concrete Finishers, and Terrazzo
  Workers                                                      510   $18,077       0.0         195   $24,113       0.0
Contruction Laborers                                         9,100   $18,024       2.1       3,850   $23,120       2.8
Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators             310   $22,424       0.0         110   $23,523       0.0
Pile-Driver Operators                                            4   $21,250       0.0           0         .        .
Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment
  Operators                                                  5,855   $27,592       0.7       3,305   $30,756       0.8
Drywall Installers, Ceiling Tile Installers, and
  Tapers                                                       630   $21,513       0.0         310   $25,735       0.0
Electricians                                                 6,700   $36,129       4.6       4,535   $40,865       4.7
Glaziers                                                       255   $20,982       0.0         200   $25,625       0.0
Insulation Workers                                             275   $30,391       2.6         190   $32,050       3.7
Painters, Construction and Maintenance                       2,065   $18,125       4.7         935   $23,764       3.8
Paperhangers                                                    25   $17,857       0.0          15   $19,464       0.0
Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters          3,725   $26,737       1.7       2,340   $29,597       1.8
Plasterers and Stucco Masons                                    60   $17,000       0.0          25   $11,488       0.0
Reinforcing Iron Workers                                        25   $25,893       0.0          25   $26,250       0.0
Roofers                                                      1,155   $15,281       0.2         390   $25,000       0.0
Sheet Metal Workers                                          1,080   $26,034       1.8         660   $26,789       0.9
Structural Iron and Steel Workers                            1,010   $30,395       3.1         505   $31,289       0.4
Helpers, Construction Trades                                   430   $11,392       1.2         155   $20,133       0.0
Construction and Building Inspectors                           530   $31,797      18.3         440   $34,740      20.6
Elevator Installers and Repairers                              100   $57,619       9.2          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; MALES

                                                                               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                            160   $25,556       0.0          85   $30,313       0.0
Highway Maintenance Workers                                    725   $25,260       1.7         490   $26,214       0.0
Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment
  Operators                                                    320   $36,250       0.9         190   $39,135       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                              705   $29,107       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                                     6,060   $41,348       1.8       4,060   $47,287       2.1
Roof Bolters, Mining                                         1,010   $42,500       1.1         630   $47,566       1.3
Roustabouts, Oil and Gas                                        50   $35,385       0.0          40   $35,000       0.0
Helpers - Extraction Workers                                    30   $22,500       0.0          25   $41,250       0.0
Other Extraction Workers                                     1,260   $29,648       2.6         750   $36,061       2.4

INSTALLATION, MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Mechanics,
  Installers and Repairers                                   2,550   $36,549       9.4       2,145   $39,397      10.0
Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine
  Repairers                                                  1,110   $24,375       7.0         830   $27,662       8.2
Radio and Telecommunications Equipment Installers
  and Repairers                                              1,155   $35,656      12.8         895   $38,730      10.8
Avionics Technicians                                            45   $38,977       0.0          20   $39,545       0.0
Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related  Repairers             480   $26,149       8.8         315   $29,674       9.6
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                     160   $24,036       4.3         125   $25,625       5.7
Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians                     660   $32,318       8.6         530   $36,250       7.4
Automotive Body and Related Repairers                        1,385   $21,108       0.0       1,030   $23,824       0.0
Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers                       95   $21,000       0.0          70   $24,375       0.0
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics                 6,860   $19,281       1.1       4,955   $22,173       1.0
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine
  Specialists                                                2,685   $27,171       0.5       2,155   $29,389       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; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Control and Valve Installers and Repairers                     260   $42,500       9.7         205   $45,923      12.2
Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration
  Mechanics and Installers                                   1,940   $26,010       3.9       1,465   $28,075       3.6
Home Appliance Repairers                                       340   $23,493       5.6         230   $30,385       3.9
Industrial and Refractory Machinery Mechanics                3,330   $36,013       1.9       2,695   $38,603       1.0
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General                      3,305   $26,846       3.6       2,490   $31,250       4.1
Maintenance Workers, Machinery                                 275   $30,455       1.1         165   $37,763       1.8
Millwrights                                                  1,005   $40,278       4.8         660   $41,167       2.4
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers               1,280   $45,902       3.4         990   $50,000       4.4
Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers             1,245   $28,921       6.2         890   $35,172       7.5
Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers                   430   $42,946       6.5         335   $48,125       2.7
Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and
  Repairers                                                    300   $20,200       5.3         200   $22,446       0.0
Commercial Divers                                               15   $26,607       0.0          10   $25,893       0.0
Locksmiths and Safe Repairers                                  150   $25,600       3.4         120   $26,700       4.1
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          90   $14,375       0.0          30   $28,750       0.0
Other Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers          1,630   $25,714       6.6       1,155   $29,244       6.6

PRODUCTION OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Production and
  Operating Workers                                          7,035   $39,326      12.7       5,920   $40,765      12.9
Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems
  Assemblers                                                    65   $15,469       0.0          25   $22,500       0.0
Electrical, Electronics, and Electromechanical
  Assemblers                                                   320   $25,500       4.0         240   $25,458       0.0
Engine and Other Machines Assemblers                           100   $33,750      11.9          70   $45,313      16.9
Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters                       455   $40,894       7.3         390   $41,315       7.2
Miscellaneous Assemblers and Fabricators                     2,995   $22,691       2.2       2,015   $25,611       2.6
Bakers                                                         345   $24,702       0.0         290   $26,250       0.0
Butchers and Other Meat, Poultry, and Fish Processing
  Workers                                                    1,255   $21,378       2.8         910   $24,175       3.8
Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine
  Operators and Tenders                                         30   $31,111       0.0          15   $32,917       0.0
Food Batchmakers                                               110   $31,029       0.0          85   $32,716       0.0
Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders                      55   $22,717       0.0          45   $23,152       0.0
Computer Control Programmers and Operators                     125   $28,889       6.3         110   $31,136       7.4
Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                               120   $36,250       5.0         100   $36,667       6.0
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                                            175   $40,825       4.0         140   $41,570       5.1
Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters,
  Operators and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                     740   $25,213       0.7         550   $30,417       0.9



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

          WEST VIRGINIA; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                75   $31,875       0.0          60   $33,073       0.0
Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine
  Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal
   and Plastic                                                 370   $19,605       2.2         240   $23,304       0.0
Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                60   $26,094       0.0          50   $26,563       0.0
Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                     0         .        .            0         .        .
Machinists                                                   2,620   $27,424       2.4       2,105   $30,286       2.0
Metal Furnace and Kiln Operators and Tenders                   505   $35,000       2.8         355   $36,275       2.8
Model Makers and Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic               45   $20,750       0.0          10   $31,250       0.0
Molders and Molding Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                   370   $26,176       4.9         320   $26,350       5.7
Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Metal and Plastic                                             55   $27,321       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                      5,150   $26,944       1.0       3,455   $28,978       1.2
Heat Treating Equipment Equipment Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                60   $27,614       0.0          50   $28,750       0.0
Lay-Out Workers, Metal and Plastic                              50   $31,250       0.0          20   $41,944       0.0
Plating and Coating Machine Setters, operators, and
  Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                   130   $34,286       4.5          95   $36,250       6.2
Tool Grinders, Filers and Sharpeners                           110   $31,141       0.0          90   $31,058       0.0
Metalworkers and Plastic Workers, All Others                 2,150   $29,917       2.2       1,670   $30,797       2.5
Bookbinders and Bindery Workers                                 70   $22,054       0.0          35   $29,167       0.0
Job Printers                                                   245   $20,476       8.1         150   $25,313       4.6
Prepress Technicians and Workers                               175   $19,313       3.5         105   $22,386       5.6
Printing Machine Operators                                     820   $26,921       1.6         655   $28,903       2.0
Laundry and Dry Cleaning Workers                               310   $12,550       1.3         180   $13,839       2.2
Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials              130   $13,333       0.8          60   $22,500       1.7
Sewing Machine Operators                                       195   $25,388       3.6         150   $26,810       4.7
Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers                          45   $21,667       0.0          35   $19,766       0.0
Shoe Machine Operators and Tenders                              70   $19,659       0.0          60   $18,750       0.0
Tailors, Dressmakers, and Sewers                                40   $16,042      23.8          30   $17,083      31.3
Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and
  Tenders                                                       20   $31,583       0.0          20   $31,667       0.0
Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders                                                       20   $14,000       0.0           4   $18,750       0.0
Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters,
  Operators, and Tenders                                        70   $22,500       0.0          45   $25,750       0.0
Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine
  Setters, Operators, and Tenders                                0         .        .            0         .        .
Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers                           35   $30,781       0.0          30   $31,875       0.0
Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers                                 0         .        .            0         .        .
Upholsterers                                                   200   $15,750       0.0         110   $21,250       0.0
Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other            30   $17,500       0.0          30   $22,750       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; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters                             465   $19,442       8.0         305   $20,737       8.3
Furniture Finishers                                            145   $20,909      13.0          95   $21,071       0.0
Model Makers and Patternmakers, Wood                             4   $53,750       0.0           0         .        .
Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood         1,330   $17,752       0.0         895   $21,097       0.0
Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Except Sawing                                                370   $17,500       0.0         250   $20,450       0.0
Woodworkers, All Other                                         315   $20,451       1.9         230   $21,736       0.0
Power Plant Operators, Distributors, and Dispatchers           640   $50,766      11.6         550   $51,688      13.5
Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators                      675   $35,655       5.0         535   $37,049       4.7
Water and Liquid Waste Treatment Plant and System
  Workers                                                      990   $25,882       6.0         795   $29,730       5.7
Miscellaneous Plant and System Operators                       535   $38,750      10.1         425   $41,047      10.6
Chemical Processing Machine Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders                                                1,350   $52,205       9.7       1,180   $52,500       9.9
Crushing, Grinding, Polishing, Mixing, and Blending
  Workers                                                      735   $25,920       0.8         535   $30,105       0.0
Cutting Workers                                                580   $21,596       0.0         390   $25,129       0.0
Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine
  Setters, Operators, and Tenders                              520   $23,250       2.7         345   $24,795       4.0
Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and
  Tenders                                                      315   $29,250       0.0         240   $32,000       0.0
Inspectors, Testers, Sorter, Samplers, and Weighers          2,930   $28,098      13.0       2,225   $31,463      14.7
Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers                   35   $20,455      30.6          20   $22,273      55.0
Medical, Dental and Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians          180   $22,330       0.0         160   $23,603       0.0
Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders            620   $24,113       1.3         415   $26,089       1.9
Painting Workers                                               895   $26,324       0.6         650   $29,329       0.0
Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine
  Workers                                                      105   $17,500      38.7          85   $26,125      47.1
Semiconductor Processors                                         4    $1,250       0.0           0         .        .
Cementing and Gluing Machine Operators and Tenders              90   $18,929       8.7          50   $22,222      16.0
Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment
  Operators and Tenders                                        110   $31,563       0.0          90   $35,321       0.0
Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders            15   $26,875       0.0          15   $26,875       0.0
Etchers and Engravers                                           70   $11,917       0.0          30   $33,056       0.0
Molders, Shapers, and Casters, except Metal and
  Plastic                                                      295   $25,417       1.0         220   $26,488       1.4
Paper Goods Machines Setters, Operators, and Tenders           125   $30,078       4.0         100   $31,477       5.1
Tire Builders                                                   60   $17,431       0.0          45   $17,361       0.0
Helpers-Production Workers                                     260   $27,321       3.8          90   $30,833       0.0
Production Workers, All Other                                6,750   $28,380       4.0       5,030   $31,563       4.5

TRANSPORTATION AND MATERIAL MOVING OCCUPATIONS
Supervisors, Transportation and Material Moving
  Workers                                                    1,395   $30,651      13.3       1,100   $32,500      11.3
Aircraft Pilots and Flight Engineers                           410   $34,130      44.7         290   $35,288      38.8
Air Traffic Controllers and Airfield Operations
  Specialists                                                  195   $59,688      29.1         165   $64,792      34.5



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; MALES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency
  Medical Technicians                                           90    $7,457       0.0          35   $21,339       0.0
Bus Drivers                                                  2,965   $18,943       3.0       1,150   $23,966       2.5
Driver/Sales Workers and Truck Drivers                      28,085   $24,520       1.7      18,440   $28,432       1.5
Taxi Drivers and Chauffers                                     845   $11,315       6.2         420   $20,181       6.2
Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other                              95   $17,813       7.5          45   $22,679       0.0
Locomotive Engineers and Operators                             790   $51,335       7.1         635   $52,177       7.9
Railroad Brake, Signal, and Switch Operators                    75   $27,981       2.7          60   $29,231       0.0
Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters                            690   $45,556       5.5         520   $48,542       4.4
Subway, Streetcar, and Other Rail Transportation
  Workers                                                      210   $17,500       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   $44,286      10.3         145   $44,821      12.6
Parking Lot Attendants                                         160    $5,523       8.2          55   $11,875       8.8
Service Station Attendants                                     485   $12,167       3.7         300   $18,000       0.0
Transportation Inspectors                                      225   $31,250       6.2         170   $32,500       8.3
Other Transportation Workers                                   125   $25,469      18.1          85   $28,958       8.4
Conveyor Operators and Tenders                                 205   $30,000       0.0         115   $48,304       0.0
Crane and Tower Operators                                      910   $37,379       1.1         710   $39,461       1.4
Dredge, Excavating, and Loading Machine Operators            1,110   $30,606       1.2         705   $34,554       1.8
Hoist and Winch Operators                                      120   $27,981       0.0          60   $35,000       0.0
Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators                       2,545   $23,787       1.3       1,870   $25,898       1.7
Cleaners of  Vehicles and Equipment                          1,590   $14,598       1.6         755   $20,065       1.2
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Materials Movers,
  Hand                                                      11,950   $18,986       2.7       7,525   $24,000       2.4
Machine Feeders and Offbearers                                 420   $21,979       5.5         265   $24,519       6.4
Packers and Packagers, Hand                                    495   $11,781       2.4         240   $20,000       2.9
Pumping Station Operators                                      360   $33,125       8.9         305   $35,540      10.4
Refuse and Recyclable Materials Collectors                     465   $17,731       1.7         280   $20,683       0.0
Shuttle Car Operators                                          510   $37,443       2.0         370   $42,279       0.0
Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders                              125   $39,327       0.0          95   $42,411       0.0
Material Moving Workers, All Other                             715   $33,462       2.0         570   $36,016       2.5


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