Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population Survey

Women in the Labor Force: A Databook (2009 Edition)

Table 18. Median usual weekly earnings of full-time wage and salary workers by detailed occupation and sex, 2008 annual averages (Numbers in thousands)
Occupation Total both sexes Women Men Women's earnings as percent of men's
Total employed Median weekly earnings Total employed Median weekly earnings Total employed Median weekly earnings

Total, 16 years and older

106,648 $722 47,209 $638 59,439 $798 79.9

Management, professional, and related occupations

40,154 1,025 20,535 892 19,619 1,238 72.1

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

16,310 1,128 7,463 941 8,847 1,343 70.1

Management occupations

11,223 1,204 4,535 979 6,687 1,384 70.7

Chief executives

1,044 1,903 251 1,603 793 1,999 80.2

General and operations managers

919 1,229 274 993 646 1,315 75.5

Legislators

16 (1) 7 (1) 9 (1) (2)

Advertising and promotions managers

69 1,097 52 1,000 17 (1) (2)

Marketing and sales managers

867 1,345 357 1,024 510 1,601 64.0

Public relations managers

57 1,232 31 (1) 26 (1) (2)

Administrative services managers

92 1,003 26 (1) 66 1,012 (2)

Computer and information systems managers

431 1,576 120 1,260 311 1,641 76.8

Financial managers

1,063 1,134 583 945 480 1,457 64.9

Human resources managers

288 1,233 194 1,137 93 1,433 79.3

Industrial production managers

222 1,253 30 (1) 192 1,285 (2)

Purchasing managers

183 1,139 72 995 111 1,251 79.5

Transportation, storage, and distribution managers

218 877 38 (1) 179 885 (2)

Farm, ranch, and other agricultural managers

76 775 13 (1) 63 802 (2)

Construction managers

586 1,189 49 (1) 536 1,219 (2)

Education administrators

725 1,170 447 1,000 278 1,398 71.5

Engineering managers

99 1,752 5 (1) 95 1,758 (2)

Food service managers

619 676 296 628 323 739 85.0

Funeral directors.

25 (1) 6 (1) 18 (1) (2)

Gaming managers

14 (1) 4 (1) 11 (1) (2)

Lodging managers

119 788 56 720 63 877 82.1

Medical and health services managers

500 1,170 351 1,066 150 1,504 70.9

Natural sciences managers

15 (1) 2 (1) 12 (1) (2)

Postmasters and mail superintendents

36 (1) 19 (1) 17 (1) (2)

Property, real estate, and community association managers

303 847 177 758 126 1,054 71.9

Social and community service managers

277 965 191 871 86 1,254 69.5

Managers, all other

2,361 1,225 885 1,010 1,477 1,359 74.3

Business and financial operations occupations

5,087 974 2,928 885 2,159 1,167 75.8

Agents and business managers of artists, performers, and athletes

28 (1) 11 (1) 17 (1) (2)

Purchasing agents and buyers, farm products

5 (1) 3 (1) 2 (1) (2)

Wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products

152 816 70 801 82 826 97.0

Purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products

253 890 146 859 107 923 93.1

Claims adjusters, appraisers, examiners, and investigators

286 810 188 766 99 891 86.0

Compliance officers, except agriculture, construction, health and safety, and transportation

164 1,126 86 950 78 1,245 76.3

Cost estimators

82 1,055 9 (1) 73 1,082 (2)

Human resources, training, and labor relations specialists

717 918 504 850 213 1,158 73.4

Logisticians

39 (1) 19 (1) 21 (1) (2)

Management analysts

454 1,255 209 1,139 245 1,391 81.9

Meeting and convention planners

47 (1) 37 (1) 10 (1) (2)

Other business operations specialists

214 931 145 850 69 1,157 73.5

Accountants and auditors

1,494 981 904 908 591 1,178 77.1

Appraisers and assessors of real estate

61 1,089 22 (1) 39 (1) (2)

Budget analysts

62 1,197 37 (1) 26 (1) (2)

Credit analysts

20 (1) 11 (1) 9 (1) (2)

Financial analysts

84 1,378 39 (1) 45 (1) (2)

Personal financial advisors

313 1,194 117 935 197 1,370 68.2

Insurance underwriters

77 957 62 917 15 (1) (2)

Financial examiners

6 (1) 3 (1) 4 (1) (2)

Loan counselors and officers

355 916 201 812 154 1,118 72.6

Tax examiners, collectors, and revenue agents

53 850 35 (1) 18 (1) (2)

Tax preparers

54 911 36 (1) 18 (1) (2)

Financial specialists, all other

66 964 35 (1) 30 (1) (2)

Professional and related occupations

23,845 980 13,072 867 10,773 1,169 74.2

Computer and mathematical occupations

3,344 1,242 828 1,088 2,516 1,320 82.4

Computer scientists and systems analysts

752 1,184 213 1,082 538 1,240 87.3

Computer programmers

470 1,218 105 1,003 365 1,261 79.5

Computer software engineers

955 1,529 196 1,351 759 1,555 86.9

Computer support specialists

379 893 105 878 274 903 97.2

Database administrators

93 1,274 25 (1) 68 1,289 (2)

Network and computer systems administrators.

212 1,189 46 (1) 166 1,209 (2)

Network systems and data communications analysts

353 1,130 82 961 271 1,184 81.2

Actuaries

24 (1) 6 (1) 18 (1) (2)

Mathematicians

2 (1) - - 2 (1) (2)

Operations research analysts.

69 1,259 36 (1) 34 (1) (2)

Statisticians

33 (1) 14 (1) 19 (1) (2)

Miscellaneous mathematical science occupations

2 (1) - - 1 (1) (2)

Architecture and engineering occupations

2,652 1,244 334 1,001 2,319 1,286 77.8

Architects, except naval

150 1,128 35 (1) 115 1,273 (2)

Surveyors, cartographers, and photogrammetrists

34 (1) 3 (1) 32 (1) (2)

Aerospace engineers

131 1,554 12 (1) 120 1,622 (2)

Agricultural engineers

4 (1) - - 4 (1) (2)

Biomedical engineers

10 (1) 3 (1) 8 (1) (2)

Chemical engineers

64 1,546 8 (1) 56 1,562 (2)

Civil engineers

303 1,332 36 (1) 268 1,349 (2)

Computer hardware engineers

62 1,258 14 (1) 48 (1) (2)

Electrical and electronics engineers

334 1,443 26 (1) 307 1,475 (2)

Environmental engineers

29 (1) 8 (1) 21 (1) (2)

Industrial engineers, including health and safety.

163 1,311 23 (1) 140 1,364 (2)

Marine engineers and naval architects

15 (1) - - 15 (1) (2)

Materials engineers.

41 (1) 6 (1) 35 (1) (2)

Mechanical engineers

300 1,433 23 (1) 276 1,445 (2)

Mining and geological engineers, including mining safety engineers

12 (1) 1 (1) 10 (1) (2)

Nuclear engineers

9 (1) - - 9 (1) (2)

Petroleum engineers

18 (1) 1 (1) 17 (1) (2)

Engineers, all other

347 1,418 39 (1) 308 1,425 (2)

Drafters

150 881 31 (1) 119 924 (2)

Engineering technicians, except drafters

392 905 59 781 332 933 83.7

Surveying and mapping technicians

87 794 6 (1) 80 801 (2)

Life, physical, and social science occupations

1,080 1,035 477 931 603 1,156 80.5

Agricultural and food scientists

34 (1) 11 (1) 23 (1) (2)

Biological scientists

91 1,023 46 (1) 45 (1) (2)

Conservation scientists and foresters

21 (1) 2 (1) 18 (1) (2)

Medical scientists

120 989 60 948 60 1,133 83.7

Astronomers and physicists

20 (1) 3 (1) 16 (1) (2)

Atmospheric and space scientists

8 (1) 2 (1) 6 (1) (2)

Chemists and materials scientists

103 1,118 38 (1) 65 1,430 (2)

Environmental scientists and geoscientists

70 1,253 22 (1) 48 (1) (2)

Physical scientists, all other

122 1,363 50 1,061 72 1,535 69.1

Economists

17 (1) 4 (1) 13 (1) (2)

Market and survey researchers

109 1,071 60 990 49 (1) (2)

Psychologists

84 1,220 57 1,004 27 (1) (2)

Sociologists

1 (1) 1 (1) - - (2)

Urban and regional planners

31 (1) 17 (1) 13 (1) (2)

Miscellaneous social scientists and related workers

36 (1) 13 (1) 23 (1) (2)

Agricultural and food science technicians

23 (1) 9 (1) 14 (1) (2)

Biological technicians

20 (1) 8 (1) 13 (1) (2)

Chemical technicians

56 872 20 (1) 36 (1) (2)

Geological and petroleum technicians

9 (1) 3 (1) 6 (1) (2)

Nuclear technicians

2 (1) 1 (1) 1 (1) (2)

Other life, physical, and social science technicians

103 752 50 752 54 751 100.1

Community and social services occupations

1,908 788 1,117 753 791 860 87.6

Counselors

522 787 355 787 167 787 100.0

Social workers

639 784 503 779 135 812 95.9

Miscellaneous community and social service specialists

261 736 159 680 102 874 77.8

Clergy

388 882 43 (1) 346 899 (2)

Directors, religious activities and education

38 (1) 21 (1) 18 (1) (2)

Religious workers, all other

60 669 36 (1) 24 (1) (2)

Legal occupations

1,199 1,174 693 962 506 1,696 56.7

Lawyers

645 1,751 247 1,509 398 1,875 80.5

Judges, magistrates, and other judicial workers

51 1,281 24 (1) 27 (1) (2)

Paralegals and legal assistants

304 796 267 790 37 (1) (2)

Miscellaneous legal support workers

198 738 155 702 43 (1) (2)

Education, training, and library occupations

6,677 866 4,883 818 1,794 1,020 80.2

Postsecondary teachers

862 1,149 379 1,056 483 1,245 84.8

Preschool and kindergarten teachers

506 591 493 589 14 (1) (2)

Elementary and middle school teachers

2,627 890 2,127 871 500 994 87.6

Secondary school teachers

1,086 949 596 920 490 995 92.5

Special education teachers

343 944 291 949 52 914 103.8

Other teachers and instructors

351 858 209 812 142 953 85.2

Archivists, curators, and museum technicians

25 (1) 13 (1) 11 (1) (2)

Librarians

136 878 111 811 25 (1) (2)

Library technicians

17 (1) 14 (1) 3 (1) (2)

Teacher assistants

651 421 595 413 56 517 79.9

Other education, training, and library workers

74 1,071 55 886 19 (1) (2)

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

1,570 882 689 777 882 951 81.7

Artists and related workers

74 985 23 (1) 51 1,103 (2)

Designers

540 811 268 744 271 899 82.8

Actors

2 (1) 1 (1) 1 (1) (2)

Producers and directors

108 938 42 (1) 65 983 (2)

Athletes, coaches, umpires, and related workers

117 825 25 (1) 91 837 (2)

Dancers and choreographers

13 (1) 11 (1) 1 (1) (2)

Musicians, singers, and related workers

32 (1) 5 (1) 27 (1) (2)

Entertainers and performers, sports and related workers, all other

12 (1) 3 (1) 9 (1) (2)

Announcers.

22 (1) 3 (1) 19 (1) (2)

News analysts, reporters and correspondents

68 947 25 (1) 43 (1) (2)

Public relations specialists

107 1,000 70 935 37 (1) (2)

Editors.

132 971 69 941 63 1,062 88.6

Technical writers

48 (1) 22 (1) 26 (1) (2)

Writers and authors

79 945 41 (1) 38 (1) (2)

Miscellaneous media and communication workers

46 (1) 33 (1) 14 (1) (2)

Broadcast and sound engineering technicians and radio operators

75 972 13 (1) 62 996 (2)

Photographers

69 690 30 (1) 39 (1) (2)

Television, video, and motion picture camera operators and editors

26 (1) 5 (1) 21 (1) (2)

Media and communication equipment workers, all other

1 (1) - - 1 (1) (2)

Healthcare practitioner and technical occupations

5,415 962 4,052 909 1,362 1,210 75.1

Chiropractors

9 (1) 2 (1) 8 (1) (2)

Dentists

34 (1) 15 (1) 19 (1) (2)

Dietitians and nutritionists

86 672 75 674 11 (1) (2)

Optometrists

11 (1) 5 (1) 5 (1) (2)

Pharmacists

196 1,883 94 1,647 102 1,914 86.1

Physicians and surgeons

594 1,731 189 1,230 405 1,911 64.4

Physician assistants

86 1,251 51 1,077 34 (1) (2)

Podiatrists

6 (1) 1 (1) 5 (1) (2)

Registered nurses

2,114 1,022 1,904 1,011 210 1,168 86.6

Audiologists

7 (1) 5 (1) 2 (1) (2)

Occupational therapists

55 1,019 54 1,016 1 (1) (2)

Physical therapists

129 1,176 78 1,019 51 1,329 76.7

Radiation therapists

15 (1) 10 (1) 5 (1) (2)

Recreational therapists

16 (1) 12 (1) 5 (1) (2)

Respiratory therapists

90 881 64 819 26 (1) (2)

Speech-language pathologists

88 1,121 87 1,124 - - (2)

Therapists, all other

74 791 56 796 18 (1) (2)

Veterinarians

26 (1) 16 (1) 10 (1) (2)

Health diagnosing and treating practitioners, all other

3 (1) 2 (1) - - (2)

Clinical laboratory technologists and technicians

301 783 223 750 78 942 79.6

Dental hygienists

75 976 73 988 2 (1) (2)

Diagnostic related technologists and technicians

238 957 159 923 79 1,035 89.2

Emergency medical technicians and paramedics

121 755 39 (1) 82 823 (2)

Health diagnosing and treating practitioner support technicians

340 585 258 564 82 677 83.3

Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses

439 692 408 679 31 (1) (2)

Medical records and health information technicians

77 537 71 551 6 (1) (2)

Opticians, dispensing

33 (1) 23 (1) 10 (1) (2)

Miscellaneous health technologists and technicians

105 671 61 615 44 (1) (2)

Other healthcare practitioners and technical occupations.

49 (1) 17 (1) 32 (1) (2)

Service occupations

14,814 475 7,458 418 7,355 537 77.8

Healthcare support occupations

2,222 465 1,951 459 271 512 89.6

Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides

1,370 429 1,201 424 169 485 87.4

Occupational therapist assistants and aides

7 (1) 6 (1) 1 (1) (2)

Physical therapist assistants and aides

51 700 39 (1) 12 (1) (2)

Massage therapists

32 (1) 22 (1) 10 (1) (2)

Dental assistants

168 531 160 524 8 (1) (2)

Medical assistants and other healthcare support occupations

595 505 524 502 71 529 94.9

Protective service occupations

2,683 748 564 594 2,119 794 74.8

First-line supervisors/managers of correctional officers

43 (1) 16 (1) 27 (1) (2)

First-line supervisors/managers of police and detectives

120 1,200 20 (1) 99 1,239 (2)

First-line supervisors/managers of fire fighting and prevention workers

53 1,327 4 (1) 49 (1) (2)

Supervisors, protective service workers, all other

94 763 22 (1) 72 768 (2)

Fire fighters

283 970 13 (1) 270 975 (2)

Fire inspectors

24 (1) - - 24 (1) (2)

Bailiffs, correctional officers, and jailers

387 695 112 605 275 725 83.4

Detectives and criminal investigators

139 1,053 28 (1) 112 1,112 (2)

Fish and game wardens

4 (1) - - 4 (1) (2)

Parking enforcement workers

5 (1) 4 (1) 1 (1) (2)

Police and sheriff's patrol officers

674 893 101 731 573 929 78.7

Transit and railroad police

3 (1) - - 3 (1) (2)

Animal control workers

9 (1) 3 (1) 6 (1) (2)

Private detectives and investigators

76 780 28 (1) 47 (1) (2)

Security guards and gaming surveillance officers

695 516 173 478 523 540 88.5

Crossing guards

20 (1) 17 (1) 3 (1) (2)

Lifeguards and other protective service workers

54 401 23 (1) 31 (1) (2)

Food preparation and serving related occupations

4,153 402 2,035 376 2,118 432 87.0

Chefs and head cooks

295 548 40 (1) 255 551 (2)

First-line supervisors/managers of food preparation and serving workers

483 498 280 439 203 599 73.3

Cooks

1,312 390 480 363 832 404 89.9

Food preparation workers

325 352 197 338 128 368 91.8

Bartenders

204 502 108 457 96 596 76.7

Combined food preparation and serving workers, including fast food

141 349 99 341 42 (1) (2)

Counter attendants, cafeteria, food concession, and coffee shop

84 307 54 299 30 (1) (2)

Waiters and waitresses

852 391 560 367 292 436 84.2

Food servers, nonrestaurant

91 451 62 424 29 (1) (2)

Dining room and cafeteria attendants and bartender helpers

159 390 69 386 90 394 98.0

Dishwashers

152 361 44 (1) 108 367 (2)

Hosts and hostesses, restaurant, lounge, and coffee shop

49 (1) 39 (1) 10 (1) (2)

Food preparation and serving related workers, all other

6 (1) 4 (1) 2 (1) (2)

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

3,506 431 1,274 383 2,232 488 78.5

First-line supervisors/managers of housekeeping and janitorial workers

200 623 74 448 127 748 59.9

First-line supervisors/managers of landscaping, lawn service, and groundskeeping workers

86 687 4 (1) 82 712 (2)

Janitors and building cleaners.

1,510 460 414 397 1,096 493 80.5

Maids and housekeeping cleaners

847 378 742 371 105 436 85.1

Pest control workers

61 611 4 (1) 57 596 (2)

Grounds maintenance workers

802 420 37 (1) 766 422 (2)

Personal care and service occupations

2,250 475 1,634 441 615 591 74.6

First-line supervisors/managers of gaming workers

97 760 36 (1) 62 837 (2)

First-line supervisors/managers of personal service workers

61 618 38 (1) 23 (1) (2)

Animal trainers

12 (1) 6 (1) 6 (1) (2)

Nonfarm animal caretakers

62 457 45 (1) 18 (1) (2)

Gaming services workers

84 650 43 (1) 41 (1) (2)

Motion picture projectionists

5 (1) - - 5 (1) (2)

Ushers, lobby attendants, and ticket takers

7 (1) 3 (1) 4 (1) (2)

Miscellaneous entertainment attendants and related workers

70 415 34 (1) 36 (1) (2)

Funeral service workers

6 (1) 1 (1) 5 (1) (2)

Barbers

38 (1) 7 (1) 31 (1) (2)

Hairdressers, hairstylists, and cosmetologists

306 496 269 489 37 (1) (2)

Miscellaneous personal appearance workers

130 462 102 444 28 (1) (2)

Baggage porters, bellhops, and concierges

55 581 11 (1) 44 (1) (2)

Tour and travel guides

20 (1) 11 (1) 9 (1) (2)

Transportation attendants

102 717 68 637 34 (1) (2)

Child care workers

435 396 410 393 25 (1) (2)

Personal and home care aides

485 414 394 404 91 475 85.1

Recreation and fitness workers

176 514 105 487 70 639 76.2

Residential advisors

52 584 32 (1) 20 (1) (2)

Personal care and service workers, all other

46 (1) 18 (1) 28 (1) (2)

Sales and office occupations

25,232 614 15,635 578 9,597 733 78.9

Sales and related occupations

10,113 656 4,518 516 5,594 796 64.8

First-line supervisors/managers of retail sales workers

2,432 669 1,050 556 1,382 781 71.2

First-line supervisors/managers of non-retail sales workers

788 882 233 765 555 947 80.8

Cashiers

1,376 360 1,018 349 359 399 87.5

Counter and rental clerks

93 586 35 (1) 58 671 (2)

Parts salespersons

111 519 12 (1) 99 555 (2)

Retail salespersons

1,996 521 848 440 1,148 623 70.6

Advertising sales agents

181 838 99 804 82 879 91.5

Insurance sales agents

379 767 198 652 182 994 65.6

Securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents

290 1,127 84 760 206 1,272 59.7

Travel agents

64 685 45 (1) 19 (1) (2)

Sales representatives, services, all other

431 926 148 841 283 957 87.9

Sales representatives, wholesale and manufacturing

1,143 986 299 846 844 1,064 79.5

Models, demonstrators, and product promoters

25 (1) 18 (1) 8 (1) (2)

Real estate brokers and sales agents

462 794 251 682 211 952 71.6

Sales engineers

41 (1) 2 (1) 39 (1) (2)

Telemarketers

95 457 61 473 34 (1) (2)

Door-to-door salesworkers, news and street vendors, and related workers

55 507 26 (1) 29 (1) (2)

Sales and related workers, all other

149 746 90 695 58 809 85.9

Office and administrative support occupations

15,119 601 11,117 590 4,003 651 90.6

First-line supervisors/managers of office and administrative support workers

1,500 731 1,029 688 470 848 81.1

Switchboard operators, including answering service

40 (1) 34 (1) 6 (1) (2)

Telephone operators

37 (1) 27 (1) 10 (1) (2)

Communications equipment operators, all other

7 (1) 4 (1) 3 (1) (2)

Bill and account collectors

206 605 139 597 67 618 96.6

Billing and posting clerks and machine operators

428 584 386 575 42 (1) (2)

Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks

950 606 865 603 85 645 93.5

Gaming cage workers

15 (1) 13 (1) 2 (1) (2)

Payroll and timekeeping clerks

127 690 110 700 17 (1) (2)

Procurement clerks

23 (1) 15 (1) 8 (1) (2)

Tellers

338 469 284 468 54 471 99.4

Brokerage clerks

3 (1) 3 (1) - - (2)

Correspondence clerks

7 (1) 4 (1) 3 (1) (2)

Court, municipal, and license clerks

92 673 70 643 22 (1) (2)

Credit authorizers, checkers, and clerks

58 556 39 (1) 19 (1) (2)

Customer service representatives

1,511 577 1,015 568 496 607 93.6

Eligibility interviewers, government programs

60 665 50 668 9 (1) (2)

File clerks

259 549 217 536 42 (1) (2)

Hotel, motel, and resort desk clerks

81 410 58 406 24 (1) (2)

Interviewers, except eligibility and loan

110 581 88 573 22 (1) (2)

Library assistants, clerical

41 (1) 35 (1) 6 (1) (2)

Loan interviewers and clerks

114 681 97 643 17 (1) (2)

New accounts clerks

24 (1) 20 (1) 3 (1) (2)

Order clerks

98 548 54 541 45 (1) (2)

Human resources assistants, except payroll and timekeeping

48 (1) 40 (1) 9 (1) (2)

Receptionists and information clerks

960 503 896 502 64 537 93.5

Reservation and transportation ticket agents and travel clerks

120 572 70 538 50 752 71.5

Information and record clerks, all other

94 639 87 624 7 (1) (2)

Cargo and freight agents.

17 (1) 5 (1) 12 (1) (2)

Couriers and messengers

178 724 24 (1) 154 755 (2)

Dispatchers

243 653 134 578 109 722 80.1

Meter readers, utilities

42 (1) 6 (1) 36 (1) (2)

Postal service clerks

157 877 80 853 77 905 94.3

Postal service mail carriers

338 908 101 803 237 939 85.5

Postal service mail sorters, processors, and processing machine operators

84 830 35 (1) 49 (1) (2)

Production, planning, and expediting clerks

249 750 147 690 102 862 80.0

Shipping, receiving, and traffic clerks

478 543 140 516 338 559 92.3

Stock clerks and order fillers

1,059 468 371 466 688 470 99.1

Weighers, measurers, checkers, and samplers, recordkeeping

59 604 26 (1) 34 (1) (2)

Secretaries and administrative assistants

2,575 616 2,485 614 90 736 83.4

Computer operators

112 673 58 632 55 749 84.4

Data entry keyers

339 586 261 565 77 652 86.7

Word processors and typists

112 571 102 560 10 (1) (2)

Desktop publishers

3 (1) 3 (1) 1 (1) (2)

Insurance claims and policy processing clerks.

264 593 219 588 44 (1) (2)

Mail clerks and mail machine operators, except postal service

98 494 50 446 48 (1) (2)

Office clerks, general

840 585 727 582 113 602 96.7

Office machine operators, except computer

30 (1) 15 (1) 15 (1) (2)

Proofreaders and copy markers

11 (1) 8 (1) 4 (1) (2)

Statistical assistants

18 (1) 14 (1) 4 (1) (2)

Office and administrative support workers, all other

464 657 357 636 107 729 87.2

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

11,609 702 450 607 11,159 705 86.1

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

756 420 144 392 612 427 91.8

First-line supervisors/managers of farming, fishing, and forestry workers

35 (1) 4 (1) 31 (1) (2)

Agricultural inspectors

28 (1) 14 (1) 14 (1) (2)

Animal breeders

4 (1) 3 (1) 1 (1) (2)

Graders and sorters, agricultural products

63 463 39 (1) 24 (1) (2)

Miscellaneous agricultural workers

564 394 83 346 481 402 86.1

Fishers and related fishing workers

9 (1) - - 9 (1) (2)

Hunters and trappers

1 (1) - - 1 (1) (2)

Forest and conservation workers

5 (1) 1 (1) 4 (1) (2)

Logging workers

47 (1) - - 47 (1) (2)

Construction and extraction occupations

6,432 688 139 747 6,293 688 108.6

First-line supervisors/managers of construction trades and extraction workers

631 947 15 (1) 615 945 (2)

Boilermakers

23 (1) - - 23 (1) (2)

Brickmasons, blockmasons, and stonemasons

161 622 1 (1) 160 624 (2)

Carpenters

986 656 11 (1) 975 655 (2)

Carpet, floor, and tile installers and finishers

118 621 2 (1) 116 613 (2)

Cement masons, concrete finishers, and terrazzo workers

77 574 - - 77 574 (2)

Construction laborers

1,210 564 31 (1) 1,180 558 (2)

Paving, surfacing, and tamping equipment operators

23 (1) 3 (1) 20 (1) (2)

Pile-driver operators

2 (1) - - 2 (1) (2)

Operating engineers and other construction equipment operators

360 749 6 (1) 354 744 (2)

Drywall installers, ceiling tile installers, and tapers

158 559 3 (1) 154 556 (2)

Electricians

728 807 6 (1) 722 809 (2)

Glaziers

41 (1) - - 41 (1) (2)

Insulation workers

35 (1) 3 (1) 31 (1) (2)

Painters, construction and maintenance

386 554 20 (1) 366 556 (2)

Paperhangers

4 (1) - - 4 (1) (2)

Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters.

492 784 8 (1) 484 785 (2)

Plasterers and stucco masons

42 (1) - - 42 (1) (2)

Reinforcing iron and rebar workers

15 (1) - - 15 (1) (2)

Roofers.

153 558 1 (1) 152 560 (2)

Sheet metal workers

112 732 7 (1) 105 733 (2)

Structural iron and steel workers

71 871 - - 71 871 (2)

Helpers, construction trades

94 504 5 (1) 89 500 (2)

Construction and building inspectors

84 854 7 (1) 77 849 (2)

Elevator installers and repairers

39 (1) 3 (1) 36 (1) (2)

Fence erectors

26 (1) - - 26 (1) (2)

Hazardous materials removal workers

19 (1) 2 (1) 17 (1) (2)

Highway maintenance workers

97 659 1 (1) 96 656 (2)

Rail-track laying and maintenance equipment operators

16 (1) - - 16 (1) (2)

Septic tank servicers and sewer pipe cleaners

9 (1) - - 9 (1) (2)

Miscellaneous construction and related workers

24 (1) - - 24 (1) (2)

Derrick, rotary drill, and service unit operators, oil, gas, and mining

36 (1) 1 (1) 36 (1) (2)

Earth drillers, except oil and gas

37 (1) - - 37 (1) (2)

Explosives workers, ordnance handling experts, and blasters

10 (1) - - 9 (1) (2)

Mining machine operators

49 (1) 1 (1) 48 (1) (2)

Roof bolters, mining

4 (1) - - 4 (1) (2)

Roustabouts, oil and gas

8 (1) - - 8 (1) (2)

Helpers—extraction workers

6 (1) - - 6 (1) (2)

Other extraction workers

47 (1) 1 (1) 47 (1) (2)

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

4,420 774 167 779 4,253 774 100.6

First-line supervisors/managers of mechanics, installers, and repairers

297 937 24 (1) 273 940 (2)

Computer, automated teller, and office machine repairers

271 823 31 (1) 240 805 (2)

Radio and telecommunications equipment installers and repairers

199 866 27 (1) 172 881 (2)

Avionics technicians

15 (1) 2 (1) 13 (1) (2)

Electric motor, power tool, and related repairers

19 (1) 2 (1) 17 (1) (2)

Electrical and electronics installers and repairers, transportation equipment

5 (1) - - 5 (1) (2)

Electrical and electronics repairers, industrial and utility

18 (1) - - 17 (1) (2)

Electronic equipment installers and repairers, motor vehicles

26 (1) 1 (1) 25 (1) (2)

Electronic home entertainment equipment installers and repairers

52 787 1 (1) 51 796 (2)

Security and fire alarm systems installers

50 745 - - 50 745 (2)

Aircraft mechanics and service technicians

144 919 3 (1) 141 928 (2)

Automotive body and related repairers

116 713 1 (1) 115 715 (2)

Automotive glass installers and repairers

26 (1) - - 26 (1) (2)

Automotive service technicians and mechanics

650 677 9 (1) 641 678 (2)

Bus and truck mechanics and diesel engine specialists

328 763 2 (1) 326 763 (2)

Heavy vehicle and mobile equipment service technicians and mechanics

202 846 2 (1) 200 847 (2)

Small engine mechanics

44 (1) 1 (1) 43 (1) (2)

Miscellaneous vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers

69 489 - - 69 489 (2)

Control and valve installers and repairers

22 (1) - - 22 (1) (2)

Heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration mechanics and installers

311 804 5 (1) 306 805 (2)

Home appliance repairers

31 (1) - - 31 (1) (2)

Industrial and refractory machinery mechanics

419 801 12 (1) 407 806 (2)

Maintenance and repair workers, general

420 720 16 (1) 404 719 (2)

Maintenance workers, machinery

40 (1) - - 40 (1) (2)

Millwrights

65 956 1 (1) 64 960 (2)

Electrical power-line installers and repairers

97 1,093 1 (1) 96 1,090 (2)

Telecommunications line installers and repairers

187 848 7 (1) 181 836 (2)

Precision instrument and equipment repairers

46 (1) 6 (1) 40 (1) (2)

Coin, vending, and amusement machine servicers and repairers

31 (1) 4 (1) 27 (1) (2)

Commercial divers

1 (1) - - 1 (1) (2)

Locksmiths and safe repairers

21 (1) 1 (1) 20 (1) (2)

Manufactured building and mobile home installers

7 (1) 1 (1) 6 (1) (2)

Riggers

7 (1) - - 7 (1) (2)

Signal and track switch repairers

5 (1) - - 5 (1) (2)

Helpers—installation, maintenance, and repair workers

16 (1) - - 16 (1) (2)

Other installation, maintenance, and repair workers

166 639 9 (1) 156 638 (2)

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

14,840 594 3,131 462 11,709 637 72.5

Production occupations

8,008 595 2,245 464 5,763 659 70.4

First-line supervisors/managers of production and operating workers

810 857 140 634 671 899 70.5

Aircraft structure, surfaces, rigging, and systems assemblers

23 (1) 6 (1) 16 (1) (2)

Electrical, electronics, and electromechanical assemblers

185 506 107 453 78 600 75.5

Engine and other machine assemblers

14 (1) 3 (1) 11 (1) (2)

Structural metal fabricators and fitters

29 (1) - - 29 (1) (2)

Miscellaneous assemblers and fabricators

959 531 337 466 622 581 80.2

Bakers

143 426 68 393 75 478 82.2

Butchers and other meat, poultry, and fish processing workers

303 490 81 430 223 512 84.0

Food and tobacco roasting, baking, and drying machine operators and tenders

10 (1) 5 (1) 5 (1) (2)

Food batchmakers

66 477 34 (1) 32 (1) (2)

Food cooking machine operators and tenders

5 (1) 2 (1) 3 (1) (2)

Computer control programmers and operators

65 810 6 (1) 59 820 (2)

Extruding and drawing machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic

9 (1) - - 9 (1) (2)

Forging machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic

10 (1) - - 10 (1) (2)

Rolling machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic

12 (1) 1 (1) 11 (1) (2)

Cutting, punching, and press machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic

104 525 22 (1) 82 548 (2)

Drilling and boring machine tool setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic

2 (1) 1 (1) 2 (1) (2)

Grinding, lapping, polishing, and buffing machine tool setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic

52 690 8 (1) 44 (1) (2)

Lathe and turning machine tool setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic

23 (1) 3 (1) 20 (1) (2)

Milling and planing machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic

6 (1) 1 (1) 5 (1) (2)

Machinists

376 708 25 (1) 351 715 (2)

Metal furnace and kiln operators and tenders

25 (1) 1 (1) 24 (1) (2)

Model makers and patternmakers, metal and plastic

9 (1) - - 9 (1) (2)

Molders and molding machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic

52 589 11 (1) 40 (1) (2)

Multiple machine tool setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic

3 (1) 2 (1) 1 (1) (2)

Tool and die makers

64 946 1 (1) 64 952 (2)

Welding, soldering, and brazing workers

536 666 22 (1) 514 673 (2)

Heat treating equipment setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic

10 (1) 3 (1) 7 (1) (2)

Lay-out workers, metal and plastic

8 (1) 1 (1) 7 (1) (2)

Plating and coating machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic

12 (1) 1 (1) 11 (1) (2)

Tool grinders, filers, and sharpeners

5 (1) - - 5 (1) (2)

Metalworkers and plastic workers, all other

356 586 73 515 283 605 85.1

Bookbinders and bindery workers

29 (1) 12 (1) 17 (1) (2)

Job printers

36 (1) 5 (1) 30 (1) (2)

Prepress technicians and workers

37 (1) 20 (1) 17 (1) (2)

Printing machine operators

197 631 40 (1) 157 669 (2)

Laundry and dry-cleaning workers

179 362 106 345 73 414 83.3

Pressers, textile, garment, and related materials

47 (1) 37 (1) 9 (1) (2)

Sewing machine operators

175 386 131 383 45 (1) (2)

Shoe and leather workers and repairers

3 (1) - - 3 (1) (2)

Shoe machine operators and tenders

3 (1) 2 (1) - - (2)

Tailors, dressmakers, and sewers

25 (1) 20 (1) 5 (1) (2)

Textile bleaching and dyeing machine operators and tenders

3 (1) - - 3 (1) (2)

Textile cutting machine setters, operators, and tenders

4 (1) 1 (1) 3 (1) (2)

Textile knitting and weaving machine setters, operators, and tenders

3 (1) 1 (1) 2 (1) (2)

Textile winding, twisting, and drawing out machine setters, operators, and tenders

11 (1) 8 (1) 3 (1) (2)

Extruding and forming machine setters, operators, and tenders, synthetic and glass fibers

3 (1) 1 (1) 2 (1) (2)

Fabric and apparel patternmakers

2 (1) 2 (1) - - (2)

Upholsterers

30 (1) 7 (1) 23 (1) (2)

Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers, all other.

20 (1) 6 (1) 14 (1) (2)

Cabinetmakers and bench carpenters

61 641 4 (1) 57 655 (2)

Furniture finishers

9 (1) 2 (1) 7 (1) (2)

Sawing machine setters, operators, and tenders, wood

38 (1) 2 (1) 35 (1) (2)

Woodworking machine setters, operators, and tenders, except sawing.

18 (1) 6 (1) 12 (1) (2)

Woodworkers, all other

17 (1) 4 (1) 13 (1) (2)

Power plant operators, distributors, and dispatchers

53 960 6 (1) 47 (1) (2)

Stationary engineers and boiler operators

97 848 1 (1) 96 849 (2)

Water and liquid waste treatment plant and system operators

73 705 4 (1) 69 693 (2)

Miscellaneous plant and system operators

34 (1) 1 (1) 33 (1) (2)

Chemical processing machine setters, operators, and tenders

51 918 6 (1) 45 (1) (2)

Crushing, grinding, polishing, mixing, and blending workers

106 596 18 (1) 88 576 (2)

Cutting workers

72 502 18 (1) 55 514 (2)

Extruding, forming, pressing, and compacting machine setters, operators, and tenders

29 (1) 8 (1) 21 (1) (2)

Furnace, kiln, oven, drier, and kettle operators and tenders

11 (1) 3 (1) 8 (1) (2)

Inspectors, testers, sorters, samplers, and weighers

711 660 301 527 409 765 68.9

Jewelers and precious stone and metal workers

28 (1) 13 (1) 16 (1) (2)

Medical, dental, and ophthalmic laboratory technicians

73 582 39 (1) 34 (1) (2)

Packaging and filling machine operators and tenders

240 449 131 401 109 501 80.0

Painting workers

163 565 19 (1) 144 579 (2)

Photographic process workers and processing machine operators

32 (1) 16 (1) 16 (1) (2)

Semiconductor processors

5 (1) 3 (1) 2 (1) (2)

Cementing and gluing machine operators and tenders

9 (1) 3 (1) 6 (1) (2)

Cleaning, washing, and metal pickling equipment operators and tenders

2 (1) - - 2 (1) (2)

Cooling and freezing equipment operators and tenders

1 (1) - - 1 (1) (2)

Etchers and engravers

3 (1) 1 (1) 2 (1) (2)

Molders, shapers, and casters, except metal and plastic

33 (1) 3 (1) 30 (1) (2)

Paper goods machine setters, operators, and tenders

41 (1) 12 (1) 29 (1) (2)

Tire builders

12 (1) 3 (1) 9 (1) (2)

Helpers—production workers.

31 (1) 5 (1) 26 (1) (2)

Production workers, all other

866 545 251 485 615 592 81.9

Transportation and material moving occupations

6,832 593 886 455 5,946 615 74.0

Supervisors, transportation and material moving workers

215 761 38 (1) 177 796 (2)

Aircraft pilots and flight engineers

92 1,390 4 (1) 88 1,399 (2)

Air traffic controllers and airfield operations specialists

26 (1) 7 (1) 19 (1) (2)

Ambulance drivers and attendants, except emergency medical technicians

16 (1) 4 (1) 12 (1) (2)

Bus drivers

372 561 171 507 201 605 83.8

Driver/salesworkers and truck drivers

2,729 702 116 542 2,613 709 76.4

Taxi drivers and chauffeurs

208 503 30 (1) 179 514 (2)

Motor vehicle operators, all other

33 (1) 6 (1) 27 (1) (2)

Locomotive engineers and operators

53 1,223 2 (1) 51 1,207 (2)

Railroad brake, signal, and switch operators

5 (1) - - 5 (1) (2)

Railroad conductors and yardmasters.

53 1,067 2 (1) 51 1,080 (2)

Subway, streetcar, and other rail transportation workers

22 (1) 5 (1) 16 (1) (2)

Sailors and marine oilers

13 (1) - - 13 (1) (2)

Ship and boat captains and operators

36 (1) 3 (1) 33 (1) (2)

Ship engineers

4 (1) - - 4 (1) (2)

Bridge and lock tenders

7 (1) 2 (1) 5 (1) (2)

Parking lot attendants

50 436 3 (1) 46 (1) (2)

Service station attendants

64 373 7 (1) 56 378 (2)

Transportation inspectors

44 (1) 7 (1) 37 (1) (2)

Other transportation workers

13 (1) 2 (1) 11 (1) (2)

Conveyor operators and tenders

6 (1) - - 6 (1) (2)

Crane and tower operators.

68 925 2 (1) 66 933 (2)

Dredge, excavating, and loading machine operators

41 (1) 1 (1) 39 (1) (2)

Hoist and winch operators

4 (1) - - 4 (1) (2)

Industrial truck and tractor operators

551 534 40 (1) 511 533 (2)

Cleaners of vehicles and equipment

227 428 19 (1) 208 437 (2)

Laborers and freight, stock, and material movers, hand

1,392 501 198 417 1,194 508 82.1

Machine feeders and offbearers

29 (1) 13 (1) 16 (1) (2)

Packers and packagers, hand

315 388 186 368 129 410 89.8

Pumping station operators

23 (1) 1 (1) 22 (1) (2)

Refuse and recyclable material collectors

70 475 10 (1) 61 493 (2)

Shuttle car operators

5 (1) - - 5 (1) (2)

Tank car, truck, and ship loaders

4 (1) - - 4 (1) (2)

Material moving workers, all other

43 (1) 8 (1) 35 (1) (2)

Footnotes:
(1) Data not shown where the employment base is less than 50,000.
(2) Data not shown where the employment base for either the numerator or denominator is less than 50,000.

NOTE: Dash indicates no data or data that do not meet publication criteria.

SOURCE: Current Population Survey, U.S. Department of Labor, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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