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Table 4. Median usual weekly earnings of full-time wage and salary workers by occupation and sex, quarterly averages, not seasonally adjusted

Table 4. Median usual weekly earnings of full-time wage and salary workers by occupation and sex, quarterly averages, not seasonally adjusted
Occupation and sex Number of workers
(in thousands)
Median weekly earnings
1st
2014
1st
2015
1st
2014
1st
2015

TOTAL

Management, professional, and related occupations

42,034 44,441 $1,130 $1,149

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

17,015 18,078 1,231 1,253

Professional and related occupations

25,020 26,363 1,072 1,089

Service occupations

14,822 15,011 504 505

Sales and office occupations

23,416 23,179 685 674

Sales and related occupations

9,683 9,526 754 718

Office and administrative support occupations

13,733 13,652 660 653

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

10,162 10,322 763 781

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

607 731 417 446

Construction and extraction occupations

5,304 5,365 745 768

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

4,250 4,226 820 847

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

13,894 14,241 644 631

Production occupations

7,507 7,503 644 643

Transportation and material moving occupations

6,386 6,738 644 618

Men

Management, professional, and related occupations

19,884 21,407 1,347 1,372

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

9,040 9,925 1,399 1,455

Professional and related occupations

10,844 11,481 1,297 1,314

Service occupations

7,623 7,538 581 575

Sales and office occupations

9,261 9,279 794 779

Sales and related occupations

5,468 5,322 875 914

Office and administrative support occupations

3,793 3,957 720 680

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

9,713 9,904 773 788

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

496 601 423 461

Construction and extraction occupations

5,168 5,234 750 773

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

4,049 4,069 823 855

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

11,174 11,233 686 684

Production occupations

5,631 5,423 705 710

Transportation and material moving occupations

5,543 5,810 668 648

Women

Management, professional, and related occupations

22,151 23,034 975 988

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

7,975 8,152 1,055 1,064

Professional and related occupations

14,176 14,881 943 959

Service occupations

7,199 7,473 459 461

Sales and office occupations

14,155 13,900 629 622

Sales and related occupations

4,215 4,204 599 581

Office and administrative support occupations

9,940 9,696 641 644

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

448 418 543 584

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

112 130 368 397

Construction and extraction occupations

136 131 630 618

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

201 157 649 753

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

2,720 3,008 504 505

Production occupations

1,877 2,080 504 510

Transportation and material moving occupations

843 928 505 494

NOTE: Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data.

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Last Modified Date: April 21, 2015
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