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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
4th
2014
4th
2015
4th
2014
4th
2015

TOTAL

Management, professional, and related occupations

43,551 45,503 $1,152 $1,168

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

17,990 18,919 1,241 1,287

Professional and related occupations

25,562 26,584 1,099 1,129

Service occupations

15,066 14,909 508 520

Sales and office occupations

23,334 23,673 648 680

Sales and related occupations

9,451 9,749 678 724

Office and administrative support occupations

13,883 13,924 635 663

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

10,882 11,210 771 776

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

788 794 455 510

Construction and extraction occupations

5,827 5,855 786 775

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

4,266 4,561 814 823

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

14,536 14,618 654 669

Production occupations

7,560 7,552 655 675

Transportation and material moving occupations

6,976 7,065 651 662

Men

Management, professional, and related occupations

20,991 21,850 1,366 1,423

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

9,520 10,090 1,435 1,460

Professional and related occupations

11,471 11,760 1,320 1,393

Service occupations

7,550 7,561 588 607

Sales and office occupations

9,347 9,295 753 799

Sales and related occupations

5,451 5,449 804 864

Office and administrative support occupations

3,897 3,846 692 727

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

10,496 10,671 776 784

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

663 594 470 536

Construction and extraction occupations

5,703 5,706 786 777

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

4,129 4,371 815 823

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

11,546 11,636 700 715

Production occupations

5,549 5,553 718 735

Transportation and material moving occupations

5,997 6,083 680 698

Women

Management, professional, and related occupations

22,560 23,653 999 1,010

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

8,469 8,829 1,084 1,097

Professional and related occupations

14,091 14,824 967 970

Service occupations

7,516 7,348 470 471

Sales and office occupations

13,987 14,378 605 626

Sales and related occupations

4,001 4,300 523 567

Office and administrative support occupations

9,986 10,078 622 646

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

386 539 572 598

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

125 200 390 469

Construction and extraction occupations

124 149 790 729

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

137 191 797 823

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

2,989 2,982 516 502

Production occupations

2,011 2,000 511 523

Transportation and material moving occupations

978 982 534 468

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

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Last Modified Date: January 22, 2016
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