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TABLE 2. Earnings by Detailed Occupation: 1999: Massachusetts: 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                                           3,255,875   $31,009      38.9   2,120,110   $39,059      41.4

  MANAGEMENT OCCUPATIONS
Chief executives                                            35,845   $98,138      72.9      30,365  $101,944      73.5
General and Operations Managers                             25,750   $56,947      57.3      22,225   $60,671      57.3
Legislators                                                    565   $41,071      65.8         375   $47,139      69.6
Advertising and Promotions Managers                          2,575   $45,161      77.7       1,950   $46,585      78.9
Marketing and Sales Managers                                33,090   $60,183      74.8      26,495   $66,147      75.1
Public Relations Managers                                    2,675   $48,900      71.5       2,095   $54,107      68.9
Administrative Services Managers                             4,040   $50,489      39.7       3,395   $51,488      37.4
Computer and Information Systems Managers                   12,760   $66,557      72.4      10,875   $70,278      72.1
Financial Managers                                          32,770   $52,069      67.8      26,995   $56,528      69.3
Human Resources Managers                                    11,815   $47,965      57.4       9,490   $52,494      59.2
Industrial Production Managers                               8,855   $56,297      49.6       7,755   $59,105      48.7
Purchasing Managers                                          5,255   $52,106      54.5       4,520   $54,173      54.3
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers           5,630   $41,757      26.4       4,830   $43,827      25.9
Farm, Ranch, and Other Agricultural Managers                 1,165   $32,073      35.7         795   $39,608      37.9
Farmers and Ranchers                                         1,825   $17,345      33.4       1,075   $26,591      31.6
Construction Managers                                       12,710   $51,419      35.0      10,250   $55,731      37.8
Education Administrators                                    26,675   $45,147      80.4      18,255   $51,103      82.1
Engineering Managers                                         5,840   $86,425      84.7       5,425   $90,032      85.5
Food Service Managers                                       15,910   $31,971      27.4      11,585   $35,924      27.1
Funeral Directors                                            1,000   $50,122      35.9         735   $53,417      37.7
Gaming Managers                                                430   $41,818      40.7         205   $46,758      47.3
Lodging Managers                                             2,780   $30,215      45.6       1,860   $34,091      46.6
Medical and Health Services Managers                        13,685   $46,110      65.0      10,895   $49,742      64.9
Natural Sciences Managers                                      930   $62,214      91.6         780   $70,735      92.2
Postmasters and Mail Superintendents                           540   $54,417      45.7         490   $57,898      48.5
Property, Real Estate, and Community Association
  Managers                                                  10,190   $37,096      44.6       7,320   $42,347      43.7
Social and Community Service Managers                        8,730   $35,709      71.1       6,405   $39,730      73.8
Managers, All Other                                         59,985   $52,253      59.6      48,705   $59,195      59.7

  BUSINESS AND FINANCIAL OPERATIONS OCCUPATIONS
Agents and Business Managers of Artists,Performers,
  and Athletes                                                 895   $30,683      69.6         610   $37,097      76.2
Purchasing Agents and Buyers, Farm Products                    190   $33,173       9.9         140   $36,250       9.4
Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products            6,710   $33,206      39.6       4,765   $39,712      42.6
Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and
  Farm Products                                              6,825   $39,356      39.2       5,565   $41,522      39.4
Claims Adusters, Appraisers, Examiners, and
  Investigators                                              8,165   $35,373      43.7       6,700   $38,223      43.3
Compliance Officers, Except Agriculture, Construction,
  Health and Safety, and Transportation                      2,780   $44,013      59.8       2,160   $46,445      58.7
Cost Estimators                                              2,280   $44,211      35.7       1,890   $47,449      36.5





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.)

          MASSACHUSETTS; 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                                               27,945   $39,172      59.5      20,555   $42,313      59.6
Logisticians                                                 1,010   $42,885      45.4         770   $47,055      41.0
Management Analysts                                         24,855   $54,641      86.3      16,605   $67,301      86.5
Meeting and Convention Planners                              1,335   $35,495      68.6         935   $39,567      67.4
Other Business Operations Specialists                        6,680   $34,311      44.8       4,690   $39,640      44.2
Accountants and Auditors                                    55,620   $39,929      75.9      40,945   $44,180      77.0
Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate                      2,785   $40,184      50.7       1,960   $46,429      52.3
Budget Analysts                                                960   $41,442      71.2         800   $44,100      71.6
Credit Analysts                                              1,010   $31,283      51.1         735   $35,889      55.2
Financial Analysts                                           3,625   $55,267      87.3       2,635   $62,166      88.8
Personal Financial Advisors                                 10,435   $51,093      79.8       7,685   $60,079      81.2
Insurance Underwriters                                       2,625   $43,286      61.1       2,140   $46,478      58.8
Financial Examiners                                            455   $51,894      78.7         360   $56,250      85.2
Loan Counselors and Officers                                 6,710   $41,761      53.6       5,230   $46,516      55.6
Tax Examiners, Collectors, and Revenue Agents                2,540   $34,835      36.1       1,730   $40,236      40.4
Tax Preparers                                                2,615   $25,992      66.0       1,135   $44,861      78.1
Financial Specialists, All Other                             1,725   $42,234      63.0       1,345   $45,735      64.1

  COMPUTER AND MATHEMATICAL OCCUPATIONS
Computer Scientists and System Analyts                      24,755   $51,572      69.0      18,575   $57,151      69.6
Computer Programmers                                        21,020   $52,002      71.5      15,420   $58,903      71.7
Computer Software Engineers                                 41,030   $66,123      83.9      32,820   $70,575      84.3
Computer Support Specialists                                11,345   $40,417      46.3       8,510   $45,013      46.3
Database Administrators                                      2,505   $50,960      70.6       2,015   $53,997      69.5
Network and Computer Systems Administrators                  6,780   $48,298      51.3       5,560   $51,288      52.5
Network Systems and Data Communication Analysts             11,495   $45,218      60.6       8,120   $51,140      61.2
Actuaries                                                    1,440   $73,438      93.7       1,175   $86,250      94.4
Mathematicians                                                  60   $75,625     100.0          40   $76,667     100.0
Operations Research Analysts                                 2,945   $50,850      70.2       2,215   $52,604      70.1
Statisticians                                                  645   $55,278      94.7         520   $60,625      93.5
Miscellaneous Mathematical Science Occupations                 110   $46,029     100.0          70   $47,500     100.0

ARCHITECTURE, ENGINEERING OCCUPATIONS
Architects, Except Naval                                     8,310   $45,494      87.5       6,035   $51,774      87.3
Surveyors, Cartographers, and Photogrammetrists                800   $37,273      79.3         595   $46,202      83.3
Aerospace Engineers                                          1,880   $65,967      79.4       1,635   $67,949      81.2
Agricultural Engineers                                           0         .        .            0         .        .
Biomedical Engineers                                           600   $58,864      61.3         540   $58,750      60.5
Chemical Engineers                                           1,810   $57,632      85.3       1,450   $61,304      87.1
Civil Engineers                                              8,515   $56,503      84.0       7,320   $60,529      84.9
Computer Hardware Engineers                                  3,735   $57,857      70.0       2,940   $62,402      71.9
Electrical and Electronic Engineers                         11,640   $65,508      77.0       9,770   $69,149      77.6
Environmental Engineers                                      1,500   $55,417      89.7       1,200   $59,402      90.7
Industrial Engineers, Including Health and Safety            6,235   $51,946      64.5       5,110   $53,809      62.4
Marine Engineers and Naval Architects                          295   $52,625      71.5         185   $63,229      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.)

          MASSACHUSETTS; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Materials Engineers                                          1,365   $49,369      57.7       1,095   $53,508      62.7
Mechanical Engineers                                         7,295   $53,125      67.4       6,075   $56,528      67.7
Mining and Geological Engineers,Including Mining
  Safety Engineers                                              15   $62,639     100.0          15   $62,639     100.0
Nuclear Engineers                                              160   $76,000      75.9         130   $77,870      82.6
Petroleum Engineers                                             10   $51,250     100.0          10   $51,250     100.0
Engineers, All Others                                       12,695   $60,510      78.6      10,490   $65,076      79.4
Drafters                                                     5,030   $36,135      24.3       3,770   $39,950      21.6
Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters                    12,805   $39,330      16.7      10,295   $41,541      16.2
Surveying and Mapping Technicians                            1,290   $35,610       7.2       1,035   $38,750       5.8

  LIFE, PHYSICAL, AND SOCIAL SCIENCE OCCUPATIONS
Agricultural and Food Scientists                               655   $32,645      70.7         435   $39,063      71.0
Biological Scientists                                        3,655   $36,848      92.6       2,660   $42,403      93.2
Conservation Scientists and Foresters                          390   $34,708      77.4         235   $42,013      75.9
Medical Scientists                                           7,135   $38,320      99.4       5,445   $45,313      99.2
Astronomers and Physicists                                   1,025   $68,869      96.3         875   $71,228      95.7
Atmospheric and Space Scientists                               325   $54,167      89.9         275   $59,821      88.0
Chemists and Materials Scientists                            3,695   $46,482      94.0       2,845   $51,723      93.9
Environmental Scientists and Geoscientists                   2,220   $45,704      92.8       1,715   $50,685      92.6
Physical Scientists, All Other                               8,295   $38,459      97.9       5,865   $49,209      98.8
Economists                                                   1,025   $56,103     100.0         740   $63,478     100.0
Market/Survey Researchers                                    4,545   $41,848      81.3       2,865   $55,250      85.2
Psychologists                                                8,260   $42,292      99.1       4,195   $50,853      99.0
Sociologists                                                   145   $32,353     100.0         110   $41,591     100.0
Urban and Regional Planners                                    820   $48,234      94.5         655   $50,833      93.1
Miscellaneous Social Scientists and Related Workers          1,095   $33,666      94.5         685   $41,250      94.4
Agricultural and Food Science Technicians                      380   $30,959      25.6         320   $32,955      25.8
Biological Technicians                                       1,015   $34,508      78.1         720   $42,470      82.8
Chemical Technicians                                         1,915   $34,175      35.1       1,485   $36,752      33.6
Geological and Petroleum Technicians                           160   $35,982      22.6         110   $55,048      28.8
Nuclear Technicians                                             15   $22,344       0.0          15   $22,344       0.0
Other Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians         6,260   $21,764      53.1       3,030   $31,423      55.5

  COMMUNITY AND SOCIAL SERVICES OCCUPATIONS
Counselors                                                  18,875   $27,507      68.5      10,215   $31,829      68.2
Social Workers                                              22,505   $30,514      77.8      14,380   $35,194      77.1
Misc. Community and Social Service Specialists               8,205   $29,538      61.6       5,410   $35,459      64.8
Clergy                                                       6,590   $25,868      84.4       4,590   $30,905      85.1
Directors, Religious Activities and Education                1,015   $22,253      76.4         530   $31,528      77.1
Religious Workers, All Other                                 1,440   $18,883      65.1         640   $28,113      71.0

  LEGAL OCCUPATIONS
Lawyers                                                     30,385   $69,259      99.7      23,665   $80,710      99.7
Judges, Magistrates, and Other Judicial Workers              1,510   $71,385      81.2       1,175   $77,147      81.4
Paralegals and Legal Assistants                              9,335   $31,093      48.6       5,690   $36,193      43.3
Miscellaneous Legal Support Workers                          5,330   $25,548      61.0       2,680   $35,487      52.1





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.)

          MASSACHUSETTS; 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                                      40,830   $37,762      93.3      24,805   $51,571      95.9
Preschool and Kindergarten Teachers                         15,260   $16,765      45.6       8,610   $21,087      43.1
Elementary and Middle School Teachers                       81,945   $37,173      93.9      57,290   $41,740      96.2
Secondary School Teachers                                   21,890   $40,148      93.6      16,205   $43,316      95.4
Special Education Teachers                                   5,650   $34,220      87.2       3,870   $38,376      89.8
Other Teachers and Instructors                              15,855   $14,909      60.9       4,790   $30,970      62.3
Archivists, Curators, and Museum Technicians                 1,800   $30,198      78.1       1,015   $37,561      84.5
Librarians                                                   7,530   $30,464      85.7       4,100   $37,102      89.4
Library Technicians                                            770    $9,148      31.3         200   $25,327      61.3
Teacher Assistants                                          22,310   $11,556      25.6       3,480   $19,368      28.6
Other Education, Training, and Library Workers               1,935   $32,861      81.7         965   $41,202      80.0

  ARTS, DESIGN, ENTERTAINMENT, SPORTS, AND MEDIA
       OCCUPATIONS
Artists and Related Workers                                  6,610   $21,178      61.0       3,235   $33,867      57.6
Designers                                                   24,115   $31,789      54.6      14,735   $40,487      56.8
Actors                                                         535   $10,833      67.2         110   $40,463      82.1
Producers and Directors                                      3,845   $40,122      77.5       2,580   $45,453      77.7
Athletes, Coaches, Umpires and Related Workers               4,370   $19,113      55.7       1,725   $34,021      65.9
Dancers and Choreographers                                     340   $14,133      21.5          25   $30,139      73.9
Musicians, Singers and Related Workers                       4,340   $16,499      57.1       1,390   $32,118      66.1
Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related
  Workers, All Other                                           530   $13,571      38.2         160   $21,125      30.2
Announcers                                                   1,020   $26,206      40.5         580   $31,306      48.7
News Analysts, Reporters, and Correspondents                 2,650   $30,787      80.7       1,565   $41,642      87.9
Public Relations Specialists                                 4,480   $35,522      78.7       2,865   $42,328      82.5
Editors                                                      7,400   $35,292      85.7       4,785   $42,013      87.7
Technical Writers                                            3,600   $49,447      83.9       2,415   $52,405      82.2
Writers and Authors                                          6,695   $28,355      85.6       3,130   $42,035      89.4
Miscellaneous Media and Communication Workers                1,875   $20,107      56.6         765   $32,069      62.9
Broadcast and Sound Engineering Technicians and
  Radio Operators                                            2,110   $35,671      47.0       1,500   $40,493      47.5
Photographers                                                2,960   $25,041      51.9       1,665   $33,750      48.5
Television, Video and Motion Picture Camera
  Operators and Editors                                        540   $36,947      64.2         335   $43,321      66.9
Media and Communication Equipment Workers,
  All Other                                                      0         .        .            0         .        .

  HEALTHCARE PRACTIONERS AND TECHNICAL OCCUPATIONS
Chiropractors                                                1,045   $51,250      97.1         610   $60,735     100.0
Dentists                                                     4,485  $101,913      99.2       2,655  $112,029      98.6
Dieticians and Nutritionists                                 2,440   $27,646      72.9       1,180   $34,865      69.7
Optometrists                                                   770   $61,974     100.0         500   $73,750     100.0
Pharmacists                                                  5,860   $54,542      89.1       3,555   $64,498      95.7
Physicians and Surgeons                                     24,850   $95,947      99.7      18,170  $104,908      99.9
Physician Assistants                                         1,485   $37,805      56.0         915   $42,321      55.3





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.)

          MASSACHUSETTS; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Podiatrists                                                    260   $79,750     100.0         210  $101,250     100.0
Registered Nurses                                           74,190   $40,069      58.4      36,925   $49,657      60.1
Audiologists                                                   345   $35,875      91.0         215   $42,656      91.5
Occupational Therapists                                      2,620   $35,827      85.7       1,110   $42,284      84.7
Physical Therapists                                          5,515   $38,247      84.3       2,855   $45,713      83.8
Radiation Therapists                                           275   $41,862      34.9         175   $48,676      36.9
Recreational Therapists                                        470   $25,736      63.7         315   $27,250      60.1
Respiratory Therapists                                       1,870   $40,320      28.4       1,125   $45,959      34.2
Speech-Language Pathologists                                 3,405   $38,338      98.7       1,185   $43,576      98.8
Therapists, All Others                                       2,195   $27,108      81.8       1,150   $32,076      84.8
Veterinarians                                                1,220   $56,447     100.0         890   $61,199     100.0
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practioners,
  All Other                                                    485   $40,386      82.6         225   $42,292      82.7
Clinical Lab Technologists and Technicians                  10,180   $30,149      65.4       5,990   $36,523      64.0
Dental Hygienists                                            3,930   $30,588      24.9       1,040   $43,929      21.8
Diagnostic Related Technologists and Technicians             5,675   $35,050      21.8       3,270   $42,161      24.4
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics                 3,145   $30,356      21.5       2,435   $35,259      20.3
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practioners Support
  Technicians                                                6,125   $20,650      16.5       3,185   $26,344      14.3
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses           12,700   $30,014       9.3       6,385   $34,894       9.3
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians           2,640   $20,589      14.9       1,485   $25,114      14.3
Opticians, Dispensing                                        1,120   $31,997      22.9         765   $36,218      24.6
Miscellaneous Health Technologists and Technicians           1,905   $31,568      37.4       1,180   $38,340      37.4
Other Healthcare Practioners and Technical
  Occupations                                                1,755   $37,857      64.7       1,295   $41,135      67.4

HEALTHCARE SUPPORT OCCUPATIONS
Nursing, Psychiatric, and Home Health Aides                 51,660   $18,886       9.0      25,060   $24,194       9.4
Occupational Therapist Assistants and Aides                    565   $26,229      18.9         290   $31,335      21.5
Physical Therapist Assistants and Aides                      1,190   $24,606      22.0         625   $31,662      17.4
Massage Therapists                                           1,900   $15,349      48.8         435   $23,000      53.7
Dental Assistants                                            4,975   $21,230      12.6       2,130   $26,850       9.7
Medical Assistants and Other Healthcare Support
 Occupations                                                13,985   $20,971      14.9       7,420   $25,742      13.9

  PROTECTIVE SERVICE OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Correctional
  Officers                                                     800   $46,790      31.0         720   $47,733      29.2
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Police and
  Detectives                                                 3,370   $63,669      54.5       2,935   $66,681      58.9
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Fire Fighting and
  Prevention Workers                                         1,785   $61,020      24.7       1,610   $61,105      24.6
Supervisors, Protective Service Workers, All Other           1,970   $35,589      25.3       1,595   $39,707      29.4
Fire Fighters                                               11,215   $49,988      13.7      10,170   $50,443      14.0
Fire Inspectors                                                275   $45,455      20.3         210   $50,650      21.8
Baliffs, Correctional Officers and Jailers                   8,720   $42,363      15.9       7,625   $43,513      15.3
Detectives and Criminal Investigators                        1,840   $57,469      60.9       1,610   $60,524      63.1
Fish and Game Wardens                                           25   $32,396       0.0          25   $32,396       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.)

          MASSACHUSETTS; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Parking Enforcement Workers                                    260   $24,444       6.2         175   $27,326       9.0
Police and Sheriff Patrol Officers                          15,370   $52,906      45.0      13,810   $54,791      46.1
Transit and Railroad Police                                      0         .        .            0         .        .
Animal Control Workers                                         170   $30,104       9.9         105   $31,910       9.7
Private Detectives and Investigators                         1,170   $36,875      57.6         800   $41,875      59.4
Security Guards and Gaming Surveillance Officers            16,390   $20,762      16.1       9,530   $28,478      16.2
Crossing Guards                                              1,735    $4,823       5.2         120   $20,536      12.6
Lifeguards and Other Protective Service Workers              1,995    $7,128      16.6         330   $27,946      45.9

  FOOD PREPARATION AND SERVING RELATED OCCUPATIONS
Chefs and Head Cooks                                        11,045   $25,626      16.3       7,720   $28,556      15.6
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Food Preparation
  and Serving Workers                                       11,010   $21,453      15.8       7,000   $26,966      17.4
Cooks                                                       28,650   $15,969       6.3      14,830   $21,200       6.5
Food Preparation Workers                                     9,400   $11,513       5.2       3,570   $18,009       4.3
Bartenders                                                   9,335   $14,542      18.5       3,510   $22,140      20.8
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers,
  Including Fast Food                                        3,870   $10,892       6.7       1,210   $20,531       7.6
Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession and
  Coffee Shop                                                3,615   $10,068       6.6       1,070   $17,341       8.4
Waiters and Waitresses                                      33,860   $11,536      14.6       9,705   $20,197      14.6
Food Servers, Nonrestaurant                                  2,525   $14,966       6.5       1,035   $22,360       8.6
Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender
  Helpers                                                    5,290    $9,412       6.3       1,115   $19,832       9.4
Dishwashers                                                  3,940   $10,583       2.5       1,450   $17,577       2.3
Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee
  Shop                                                       2,330    $9,129      14.2         400   $22,566      15.0
Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers,
  All Other                                                    110   $10,862       0.0          45   $14,531       0.0

  BUILDING AND GROUNDS CLEANING AND MAINTENANCE
    OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Housekeeping and
  Janitorial Workers                                         4,545   $27,125      10.9       3,355   $31,464      11.3
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Landscaping, Lawn
  Service, and Groundskeeping Workers                        3,480   $31,818      21.8       2,220   $36,180      22.8
Janitors and Building Cleaners                              40,385   $21,237       4.7      24,355   $26,838       4.6
Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners                             25,875   $13,651       5.1      11,145   $20,036       4.5
Pest Control Workers                                           755   $30,735       9.5         550   $33,835       9.8
Grounds Maintenance Workers                                 16,940   $20,872      11.1       7,975   $27,034      10.1

  PERSONAL CARE AND SERVICE OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Gaming Workers              540   $26,429      29.7         305   $37,031      37.5
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Personal Service
  Workers                                                    3,230   $26,257      29.9       2,200   $32,000      29.9
Animal Trainers                                                790   $21,687      18.3         510   $26,867      21.8
Nonfarm Animal Caretakers                                    2,295   $16,831      25.8       1,265   $22,458      24.7





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.)

          MASSACHUSETTS; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Gaming Workers                                                 255   $14,000      16.5          85   $35,592      25.3
Motion Picture Projectionists                                  105   $11,458      33.7          20   $12,500      50.0
Ushers,Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers                     785    $8,881      14.6         185   $25,268       7.5
Miscellaneous Entertainment Attendants and Related
  Workers                                                    1,970    $9,240      21.6         520   $24,228      14.4
Funeral Service Workers                                        320   $17,500      11.3         140   $28,636      15.2
Barbers                                                      1,800   $18,542       5.0       1,035   $25,456       4.5
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists              15,665   $16,253       3.8       7,365   $21,876       4.5
Miscellaneous Personal Appearance Workers                    2,885   $15,011      10.3       1,270   $20,386       9.2
Baggage Porters, Bellhops, and Concierges                    1,115   $20,358      14.6         650   $24,643      19.0
Tour and Travel Guides                                         810    $9,290      48.6         175   $34,167      50.6
Transportation Attendants                                    2,960   $27,203      40.7       1,175   $32,237      35.9
Child Care Workers                                          26,220   $12,270      20.1      11,975   $20,106      20.7
Personal and Home Care Aides                                 7,075   $13,463      12.0       2,900   $21,466      11.8
Recreation and Fitness Workers                               7,570   $15,063      40.9       3,005   $28,048      46.2
Residential Advisors                                         2,910   $18,699      31.4       1,415   $23,051      30.8
Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other                   805   $12,991      22.3         270   $26,059      23.9

  SALES AND RELATED OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Retail Sales
  Workers                                                   61,155   $31,771      29.9      47,755   $36,032      30.6
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Non-Retail Sales
  Workers                                                   25,515   $46,700      45.6      21,570   $50,452      46.5
Cashiers                                                    39,970   $10,969      10.2      13,265   $20,726      12.7
Counter and Rental Clerks                                    2,565   $14,132      11.2       1,070   $22,304      14.7
Parts Salespersons                                           2,190   $28,500       8.4       1,830   $30,589       7.7
Retail Salespersons                                         64,875   $18,366      28.2      32,020   $32,231      32.5
Advertising Sales Agents                                     4,980   $37,920      60.6       3,345   $46,330      61.9
Insurance Sales Agents                                      10,575   $39,847      53.5       7,835   $45,858      56.6
Securities, Commodities, and Finanancial Services
  Sales Agents                                              13,255   $45,348      72.3      10,210   $51,058      74.3
Travel Agents                                                4,855   $26,006      31.6       3,080   $30,580      32.3
Sales Representatives, Services, All Other                  15,585   $47,016      59.5      12,370   $52,612      61.1
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing          33,640   $47,822      50.8      27,720   $51,364      52.2
Models, Demonstrators, and Product Promoters                 1,360   $12,225      35.4         500   $45,903      50.1
Real Estate Brokers and Sales Agents                        17,180   $33,654      46.6      10,475   $45,119      46.7
Sales Engineers                                              1,245   $70,920      66.9       1,145   $71,675      67.3
Telemarketers                                                3,215   $13,633      25.4       1,065   $28,167      28.7
Door-To-Door Sales Workers, News and Street Vendors
  and Related Workers                                        3,225   $14,662      17.9       1,345   $29,233      20.3
Sales and Related Workers, All Other                         8,415   $36,977      62.7       5,595   $46,082      67.0

OFFICE AND ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Office and
Administrative Support Workers                              44,240   $32,930      31.0      33,910   $36,472      30.9
Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service           2,215   $21,038       8.4       1,185   $25,247       7.7





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.)

          MASSACHUSETTS; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Telephone Operators                                          1,940   $21,306      10.6       1,060   $29,543       7.7
Communication Equipment Operators, All Other                   370   $28,030      16.0         265   $31,518      21.2
Bill and Account Collectors                                  3,400   $26,123      18.7       2,325   $29,840      18.0
Billing and Posting Clerks and Machine Operators            10,950   $23,534      16.5       6,635   $27,404      15.3
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks                42,060   $24,734      18.1      24,780   $29,311      15.9
Gaming Cage Workers                                              0         .        .            0         .        .
Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks                               4,930   $27,303      17.5       3,280   $30,870      18.2
Procurement Clerks                                             745   $27,060      18.4         500   $30,769      22.4
Tellers                                                      8,965   $17,163      12.3       4,540   $21,821      10.9
Brokerage Clerks                                               270   $30,208      59.8         180   $37,222      57.8
Correspondence Clerks                                          300   $18,322      29.2         135   $23,935      15.3
Court, Municipal, and License Clerks                         1,125   $27,618      18.6         870   $30,536      18.2
Credit Authorizers, Checkers and Clerks                      1,270   $29,032      26.0         815   $32,120      26.1
Customer Service Representatives                            49,550   $26,436      27.5      31,850   $31,139      28.9
Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs                  720   $32,375      36.0         485   $36,008      41.5
File Clerks                                                  6,405   $19,041      19.6       2,970   $26,783      19.9
Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks                         1,635   $16,889      18.0         745   $21,905      19.1
Interviewers Except Eligibility and Loan                     3,870   $17,160      31.0       1,435   $28,735      25.9
Library Assistants, Clerical                                 4,790   $11,492      41.7       1,310   $26,255      49.5
Loan Interviewers and Clerks                                 1,890   $27,544      26.4       1,525   $30,020      25.4
New Account Clerks                                             335   $31,711      30.5         260   $33,625      30.7
Order Clerks                                                 3,515   $21,817      16.2       2,055   $26,635      14.1
Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and
  Timekeeping                                                1,045   $25,636      27.6         645   $29,569      23.5
Receptionists and Information Clerks                        24,375   $16,825      17.1      10,330   $24,161      16.7
Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and
  Travel Clerks                                              3,865   $24,918      26.6       2,350   $31,564      28.3
Information and Record Clerks, All Other                     1,745   $20,945      27.7         790   $30,363      20.5
Cargo and Freight Agents                                       370   $34,315       3.0         285   $37,944       3.9
Couriers and Messengers                                      4,510   $21,498      15.3       2,495   $30,476      15.8
Dispatchers                                                  5,440   $28,469      12.2       4,185   $30,731      11.5
Meter Readers, Utilities                                       825   $35,544      17.9         670   $37,224      17.6
Postal Service Clerks                                        5,460   $38,750      15.4       4,270   $39,792      17.2
Postal Service Mail Carriers                                10,735   $40,182      14.4       9,150   $41,010      14.9
Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and
  Processing Machine Operators                               3,965   $37,966      14.0       3,205   $39,342      15.5
Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks                  8,315   $33,104      35.8       6,205   $38,511      33.8
Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks                     18,495   $24,509       6.1      13,085   $27,708       5.4
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers                              20,330   $19,453       7.9      11,405   $26,635       7.6
Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers,
  Recordkeeping                                              1,385   $25,142      15.1         920   $26,747      16.4
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants                  102,815   $25,577      17.8      61,325   $30,695      16.2
Computer Operators                                           6,585   $30,041      21.6       4,485   $35,392      22.4
Data Entry Keyers                                           15,895   $19,474      16.3       7,520   $25,501      13.5
Word Processors and Typists                                  3,810   $21,944      17.7       1,965   $26,918      14.4
Desktop Publishers                                             545   $35,313      50.3         370   $40,313      41.7
Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks                6,565   $26,382      25.6       4,445   $29,407      24.7





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.)

          MASSACHUSETTS; 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                                             4,300   $17,864      11.6       2,230   $24,038      11.1
Office Clerks, General                                      33,470   $20,788      18.3      16,675   $27,653      16.7
Office Machine Operators, Except Computer                    1,315   $19,966      13.2         700   $25,491      11.0
Proofreaders and Copy Markers                                  865   $25,761      57.3         455   $35,229      51.9
Statistical Assistants                                         890   $28,255      39.5         520   $36,000      41.2
Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other        13,640   $27,850      40.3       8,590   $32,464      40.6

FARMING, FISHING, AND FORESTRY OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Farming, Fishing
  and Forestry Workers                                         470   $24,076      14.1         305   $27,306      11.4
Agricultural Inspectors                                        100   $42,105      20.0          75   $45,227       8.1
Animal Breeders                                                 20   $12,031      47.6          15   $37,679      58.8
Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products                     145   $12,409      12.4          60   $24,200      29.0
Miscellaneous Agricultural Workers                           3,165   $13,447      10.7       1,260   $20,912       7.9
Fishers and Related Fishing Workers                          2,935   $25,773       9.4       1,045   $35,446      10.7
Hunters and Trappers                                             0         .        .            0         .        .
Forest and Conservation Workers                                150   $27,000      32.2         110   $28,571      30.0
Logging Workers                                                540   $21,159       7.2         335   $24,423       6.3

CONSTRUCTION AND EXTRACTION WORKERS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Construction
  Trades and Extraction Workers                             19,950   $44,799      13.9      15,625   $47,896      14.1
Boilermakers                                                   390   $43,487       3.8         305   $45,357       4.3
Brickmasons, Blockmasons, and Stonemasons                    4,140   $32,255       4.6       2,160   $38,326       5.8
Carpenters                                                  34,740   $30,713       9.3      22,355   $35,760       9.0
Carpet, Floor and Tile Installers and Finishers              3,270   $31,452       4.3       1,900   $38,277       4.2
Cement Masons, Concrete Finishers, and Terrazzo
  Workers                                                      580   $31,754       2.4         235   $39,405       6.0
Contruction Laborers                                        18,885   $29,490       5.5      10,190   $36,248       5.3
Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators             235   $27,188       1.3         105   $32,000       0.0
Pile-Driver Operators                                          185   $55,288       0.0         130   $60,509       0.0
Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment
  Operators                                                  5,995   $40,364       4.0       4,330   $41,859       4.3
Drywall Installers, Ceiling Tile Installers, and
  Tapers                                                     1,845   $30,894       4.2       1,075   $35,944       2.8
Electricians                                                16,055   $40,139       5.4      13,250   $41,847       5.5
Glaziers                                                       910   $35,256       9.8         675   $35,859       6.8
Insulation Workers                                             555   $27,813       6.7         370   $31,750       5.2
Painters, Construction and Maintenance                      12,995   $24,574      12.1       6,665   $29,973       9.8
Paperhangers                                                   520   $26,111       9.8         175   $30,000       4.0
Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters         12,010   $40,320       5.1       9,455   $42,027       5.4
Plasterers and Stucco Masons                                 1,475   $28,990       3.0         835   $31,994       4.3
Reinforcing Iron Workers                                       140   $36,250       9.2          95   $43,365      13.4
Roofers                                                      3,245   $25,826       3.2       1,715   $32,301       3.6
Sheet Metal Workers                                          3,365   $36,807       2.6       2,690   $37,886       3.0
Structural Iron and Steel Workers                            1,310   $41,763       4.7         935   $46,587       3.7
Helpers, Construction Trades                                   770   $18,698       4.0         340   $28,750       4.7
Construction and Building Inspectors                         1,975   $39,635      24.5       1,480   $42,264      24.6
Elevator Installers and Repairers                              830   $60,678       5.3         730   $62,212       6.0



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.)

          MASSACHUSETTS; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Fence Erectors                                                 725   $24,438       2.4         350   $29,271       4.9
Hazardous Materials Removal Workers                            830   $25,043      14.6         445   $32,115      23.0
Highway Maintenance Workers                                    950   $30,921       3.9         690   $33,500       1.7
Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment
  Operators                                                    275   $35,817       3.2         210   $40,478       4.3
Septic Tank Services and Sewer Pipe Cleaners                   210   $27,083       0.5         160   $30,550       0.6
Miscellaneous Construction and Related Workers                 570   $27,260       2.8         340   $35,669       0.6
Derrick, Rotary Drill, and Service Unit Operators,
  Oil, Gas, and Mining                                          10   $65,972       0.0          10   $66,250       0.0
Earth Drillers Except Oil and Gas                              360   $35,179       2.5         170   $38,462       3.6
Explosives Workers, Ordnance handling Experts, and
  Blasters                                                     125   $46,923       8.1          95   $48,250      10.8
Mining Machine Operators                                       115   $48,500       1.7         105   $49,875       1.9
Roof Bolters, Mining                                             0         .        .            0         .        .
Roustabouts, Oil and Gas                                         0         .        .            0         .        .
Helpers - Extraction Workers                                     0         .        .            0         .        .
Other Extraction Workers                                       205   $22,740       2.9         105   $37,000       5.8

INSTALLATION, MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Mechanics,
  Installers and Repairers                                   8,710   $45,032      14.1       7,625   $46,903      14.3
Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine
  Repairers                                                  6,950   $35,982      20.4       5,300   $39,051      21.0
Radio and Telecommunications Equipment Installers
  and Repairers                                              5,215   $45,372      12.8       4,465   $49,861      13.6
Avionics Technicians                                           165   $41,389      16.3         140   $41,944      19.3
Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related  Repairers             700   $36,250       5.3         565   $38,125       6.6
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Transportation
  Equipment                                                    115   $33,750       0.0          65   $36,953       0.0
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Industrial and
  Utility                                                      165   $55,278       1.2         135   $62,222       1.5
Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor
  Vehicles                                                     155   $31,098       3.8         115   $32,232       5.2
Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers
  and Repairers                                                835   $26,848       9.4         585   $32,228       9.8
Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers                     950   $35,983       7.4         790   $37,178       7.0
Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians                   1,810   $43,578       7.7       1,560   $44,730       7.5
Automotive Body and Related Repairers                        4,015   $29,454       2.3       3,285   $31,355       2.3
Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers                      345   $31,523       0.0         270   $33,902       0.0
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics                21,260   $30,660       3.3      17,015   $32,716       2.7
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine
  Specialists                                                4,540   $36,345       2.4       3,705   $38,568       2.3
Heavy Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Service
  Technicians and Mechanics                                  2,425   $40,836       4.0       1,980   $42,156       4.0
Small Engine Mechanics                                         810   $29,306       2.3         610   $31,137       1.3
Miscellaneous Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Mechanics,
  Installers, and Repairers                                    715   $23,884      16.7         485   $26,397      12.2



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

          MASSACHUSETTS; 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                     480   $41,635       9.0         415   $42,312      10.3
Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration
  Mechanics and Installers                                   5,745   $39,107       3.6       4,845   $40,943       3.8
Home Appliance Repairers                                     1,160   $35,486       6.3         915   $37,745       6.1
Industrial and Refractory Machinery Mechanics                7,900   $36,556       4.3       6,615   $38,125       4.1
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General                      8,165   $32,680       6.6       6,580   $35,500       6.2
Maintenance Workers, Machinery                                 395   $32,734       4.0         315   $35,250       2.5
Millwrights                                                  1,015   $40,925       2.9         855   $41,430       2.2
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers               1,860   $56,662       5.3       1,675   $59,539       5.4
Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers             4,610   $41,414       8.7       3,925   $45,763       8.3
Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers                 1,255   $32,634      19.3         990   $37,309      19.4
Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and
  Repairers                                                    600   $29,676      10.2         420   $34,506      12.6
Commercial Divers                                               40   $95,602       0.0          35   $95,833       0.0
Locksmiths and Safe Repairers                                  805   $30,263      10.6         690   $30,859      11.0
Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers                25   $38,393      12.5          25   $38,393      12.5
Riggers                                                        180   $32,316       0.0         150   $33,269       0.0
Signal and Track Switch Repairers                               85   $51,284       0.0          40   $46,071       0.0
Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers          90   $20,179       9.1          30   $40,294       0.0
Other Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers          4,555   $30,836       7.1       3,155   $36,597       5.2

PRODUCTION OCCUPATIONS
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Production and
  Operating Workers                                         26,140   $40,301      17.1      22,390   $41,522      16.6
Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems
  Assemblers                                                   110   $27,917       0.0         100   $27,639       0.0
Electrical, Electronics, and Electromechanical
  Assemblers                                                10,085   $21,597       3.9       6,890   $25,191       3.7
Engine and Other Machines Assemblers                           385   $24,963       1.3         245   $31,333       0.0
Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters                       360   $36,719       3.6         290   $40,000       1.7
Miscellaneous Assemblers and Fabricators                    19,260   $20,891       6.2      12,520   $24,405       5.3
Bakers                                                       5,255   $20,415       8.6       3,190   $25,799       7.5
Butchers and Other Meat, Poultry, and Fish Processing
  Workers                                                    3,795   $29,153       3.8       2,675   $36,012       3.8
Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine
  Operators and Tenders                                        155   $22,596       1.3         110   $25,750       1.8
Food Batchmakers                                             1,540   $19,205       5.6         815   $25,879       4.8
Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders                      70   $18,000      12.9          50   $18,375       0.0
Computer Control Programmers and Operators                     805   $38,024       5.0         685   $38,851       3.2
Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                               710   $34,830       2.7         610   $36,017       3.1
Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Metal and Plastic                                            205   $40,612       0.0         180   $40,612       0.0
Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Metal and Plastic                                            170   $28,750       1.8         130   $29,205       0.0
Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters,
  Operators and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                   1,385   $28,690       2.2       1,060   $30,667       2.9



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.)

          MASSACHUSETTS; 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                               140   $23,684       0.0         100   $24,737       0.0
Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine
  Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal
   and Plastic                                               1,420   $27,163       2.4       1,125   $30,419       1.7
Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                               205   $35,708       3.9         155   $36,417       5.1
Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                    75   $37,396      11.8          65   $37,240      14.3
Machinists                                                  14,840   $35,794       2.7      12,485   $37,030       2.7
Metal Furnace and Kiln Operators and Tenders                   355   $27,439       2.5         300   $29,674       3.0
Model Makers and Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic              220   $43,580       5.9         185   $48,906       7.0
Molders and Molding Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                 2,100   $27,229       2.6       1,625   $30,995       2.5
Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Metal and Plastic                                            145   $20,714      10.4          85   $36,912       0.0
Tool and Die Makers                                          2,470   $36,942       3.6       2,035   $40,087       3.5
Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Workers                      8,155   $30,270       1.6       6,130   $32,752       1.8
Heat Treating Equipment Equipment Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders, Metal and Plastic                               190   $36,765       3.7         165   $35,662       4.2
Lay-Out Workers, Metal and Plastic                              95   $39,010       7.4          95   $39,010       7.4
Plating and Coating Machine Setters, operators, and
  Tenders, Metal and Plastic                                   980   $26,935       4.6         785   $29,514       4.3
Tool Grinders, Filers and Sharpeners                           210   $28,500       3.3         155   $31,250       4.5
Metalworkers and Plastic Workers, All Others                13,145   $25,931       2.8       9,805   $28,648       2.5
Bookbinders and Bindery Workers                              1,545   $21,718       9.4         920   $27,147       7.8
Job Printers                                                 2,605   $31,376       7.0       2,125   $34,375       5.6
Prepress Technicians and Workers                             2,015   $26,460      14.6       1,280   $32,805      13.7
Printing Machine Operators                                   5,445   $31,560       4.7       4,375   $34,830       4.5
Laundry and Dry Cleaning Workers                             4,895   $14,970       4.9       2,440   $20,188       5.9
Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials            2,005   $16,132       3.2       1,190   $18,826       3.4
Sewing Machine Operators                                     9,715   $16,827       3.0       5,840   $20,217       2.0
Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers                         405   $18,906       1.7         185   $28,977       3.2
Shoe Machine Operators and Tenders                             465   $19,671       5.0         360   $21,276       6.4
Tailors, Dressmakers, and Sewers                             2,395   $17,267      15.2       1,245   $24,713      15.1
Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and
  Tenders                                                      260   $31,250       8.9         235   $31,335       9.8
Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders                                                      260   $15,977       7.7         105   $18,365      18.7
Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters,
  Operators, and Tenders                                       735   $24,939       8.0         540   $25,788       5.6
Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine
  Setters, Operators, and Tenders                              550   $22,622       1.1         430   $25,664       1.4
Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and
  Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers                            4   $13,750       0.0           4   $13,750       0.0
Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers                                95   $24,792      18.8          65   $38,036      16.4
Upholsterers                                                   740   $27,830      10.4         515   $30,104      11.2
Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other           935   $21,537       7.6         590   $22,437       8.0



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.)

          MASSACHUSETTS; BOTH SEXES

                                                                               Percent  Year-round             Percent
                                                            Worked    Median   College   Full-time    Median   College
                                                           in 1999  Earnings Graduates     Workers  Earnings Graduates
Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters                           1,230   $26,946      11.0         900   $30,725      10.3
Furniture Finishers                                            695   $26,049      16.4         550   $29,688      18.5
Model Makers and Patternmakers, Wood                             0         .        .            0         .        .
Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood           450   $18,547       9.4         300   $21,083      11.0
Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders,
  Except Sawing                                                270   $25,476      16.4         175   $25,758       8.0
Woodworkers, All Other                                         875   $21,319      27.8         610   $26,672      27.1
Power Plant Operators, Distributors, and Dispatchers           550   $53,611      23.6         505   $55,250      24.3
Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators                    2,455   $41,196       9.5       2,095   $43,868       9.1
Water and Liquid Waste Treatment Plant and System
  Workers                                                    1,770   $39,820      16.1       1,625   $40,662      16.4
Miscellaneous Plant and System Operators                       305   $37,833      14.7         215   $42,344      15.3
Chemical Processing Machine Setters, Operators,
  and Tenders                                                1,105   $34,047      16.0         895   $36,928      13.2
Crushing, Grinding, Polishing, Mixing, and Blending
  Workers                                                    2,080   $29,558       5.9       1,715   $30,941       5.6
Cutting Workers                                              2,120   $26,795       4.4       1,575   $30,131       3.7
Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine
  Setters, Operators, and Tenders                              905   $27,813       2.9         645   $31,746       1.2
Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and
  Tenders                                                      550   $32,107       5.5         400   $36,389       3.5
Inspectors, Testers, Sorter, Samplers, and Weighers         20,430   $27,820      12.4      15,055   $30,773      12.1
Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers                1,245   $23,906      15.6         790   $28,882      12.3
Medical, Dental and Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians        1,880   $27,724      13.3       1,215   $32,894      10.5
Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders          4,965   $18,989       3.4       3,055   $22,497       3.5
Painting Workers                                             2,530   $27,300       6.4       1,845   $31,152       3.6
Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine
  Workers                                                    2,135   $23,750      28.0       1,415   $30,363      31.9
Semiconductor Processors                                       310   $35,093      14.6         250   $35,809      18.0
Cementing and Gluing Machine Operators and Tenders             360   $19,688       0.0         210   $24,034       0.0
Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment
  Operators and Tenders                                        410   $19,470       8.5         275   $26,471       8.0
Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders            40   $20,000       0.0          20   $23,125       0.0
Etchers and Engravers                                          370   $25,750      13.8         295   $29,009      17.3
Molders, Shapers, and Casters, except Metal and
  Plastic                                                      910   $21,145      24.6         565   $27,375      23.4
Paper Goods Machines Setters, Operators, and Tenders         1,430   $30,933       4.3       1,165   $34,614       5.2
Tire Builders                                                   65   $18,056      14.1          25   $23,558       0.0
Helpers-Production Workers                                     855   $23,253       9.1         495   $24,303       1.2
Production Workers, All Other                               28,515   $23,010       4.8      19,815   $27,114       4.7

TRANSPORTATION AND MATERIAL MOVING OCCUPATIONS
Supervisors, Transportation and Material Moving
  Workers                                                    4,530   $36,544      16.6       3,615   $40,007      16.5
Aircraft Pilots and Flight Engineers                         1,360   $59,435      69.8       1,000   $60,559      67.0
Air Traffic Controllers and Airfield Operations
  Specialists                                                  520   $57,955      35.2         405   $65,759      37.5



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.)

          MASSACHUSETTS; 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                                          105   $21,164       0.0          70   $25,125       0.0
Bus Drivers                                                 13,315   $16,600       6.4       4,925   $31,473       5.2
Driver/Sales Workers and Truck Drivers                      57,375   $30,907       5.5      39,985   $36,183       4.9
Taxi Drivers and Chauffers                                   8,170   $16,619      11.7       3,660   $25,294      12.3
Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other                             290   $21,076       0.0         105   $38,281       0.0
Locomotive Engineers and Operators                             560   $53,472      13.8         470   $56,964      16.3
Railroad Brake, Signal, and Switch Operators                    60   $45,063       0.0          60   $45,063       0.0
Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters                            690   $49,438      16.8         555   $49,880      14.8
Subway, Streetcar, and Other Rail Transportation
  Workers                                                      240   $47,990      10.8         160   $48,599       9.3
Sailors and Marine Oilers                                      515   $28,864      35.3         260   $37,625      32.6
Ship and Boat Captains and Operators                           785   $41,115      42.8         410   $48,229      41.6
Ship Engineers                                                 245   $50,375      67.8         130   $50,938      53.8
Bridge and Lock Tenders                                         75   $39,583       0.0          75   $39,583       0.0
Parking Lot Attendants                                         980   $16,867      18.8         385   $21,386       9.6
Service Station Attendants                                   2,300   $14,259       8.3       1,095   $22,472      11.0
Transportation Inspectors                                      855   $41,555      11.4         680   $46,571      13.5
Other Transportation Workers                                   255   $30,729       9.7         170   $35,526      14.7
Conveyor Operators and Tenders                                  50   $28,281      10.2          35   $28,906      15.2
Crane and Tower Operators                                      805   $41,549       6.0         665   $42,093       5.9
Dredge, Excavating, and Loading Machine Operators              965   $37,636       4.1         725   $39,909       5.5
Hoist and Winch Operators                                      215   $37,000       7.9         180   $39,083       0.0
Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators                       5,425   $27,290       2.2       4,135   $30,155       1.5
Cleaners of  Vehicles and Equipment                          3,740   $18,164       3.1       2,055   $24,633       4.1
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Materials Movers,
  Hand                                                      32,195   $21,583       6.3      18,105   $29,328       6.0
Machine Feeders and Offbearers                                 730   $18,242       6.3         390   $22,333       6.7
Packers and Packagers, Hand                                  8,375   $14,880       3.0       4,210   $20,326       2.5
Pumping Station Operators                                      105   $34,766      19.4          95   $35,326      21.3
Refuse and Recyclable Materials Collectors                     965   $23,316       4.0         595   $31,134       3.5
Shuttle Car Operators                                           30   $10,556      35.7           0         .        .
Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders                               40   $22,500       0.0          35   $21,071       0.0
Material Moving Workers, All Other                             685   $24,364       1.2         500   $29,924       0.0

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