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Table 8. Median usual weekly earnings of full-time wage and salary workers by occupation and sex, annual averages,

Table 8. Median usual weekly earnings of full-time wage and salary workers by occupation and sex, annual averages
Occupation and sex Number of workers
(in thousands)
Median weekly earnings
2012 2013 2012 2013

TOTAL

Management, professional, and related occupations

40,984 41,820 $1,108 $1,132

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

16,991 17,137 1,171 1,208

Professional and related occupations

23,993 24,683 1,053 1,071

Service occupations

14,839 15,052 485 493

Sales and office occupations

23,115 23,120 655 659

Sales and related occupations

9,433 9,376 689 708

Office and administrative support occupations

13,683 13,744 643 638

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

9,968 10,341 740 747

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

777 720 435 448

Construction and extraction occupations

5,102 5,353 740 732

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

4,088 4,268 808 821

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

13,842 13,930 624 621

Production occupations

7,427 7,307 627 623

Transportation and material moving occupations

6,415 6,623 621 619

Men

Management, professional, and related occupations

19,926 20,290 1,328 1,349

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

9,121 9,200 1,387 1,412

Professional and related occupations

10,804 11,089 1,267 1,295

Service occupations

7,511 7,597 543 555

Sales and office occupations

9,202 9,112 768 756

Sales and related occupations

5,428 5,371 838 835

Office and administrative support occupations

3,774 3,741 700 673

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

9,579 9,906 749 757

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

611 576 457 472

Construction and extraction occupations

5,004 5,242 741 736

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

3,963 4,089 809 824

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

11,069 11,090 675 674

Production occupations

5,497 5,382 695 697

Transportation and material moving occupations

5,572 5,707 650 645

Women

Management, professional, and related occupations

21,059 21,530 951 973

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

7,869 7,937 993 1,049

Professional and related occupations

13,189 13,594 928 944

Service occupations

7,328 7,456 435 452

Sales and office occupations

13,914 14,008 610 615

Sales and related occupations

4,005 4,005 521 566

Office and administrative support occupations

9,909 10,003 629 628

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

389 434 550 578

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

166 144 377 368

Construction and extraction occupations

98 112 723 654

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

125 179 757 710

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

2,773 2,840 493 498

Production occupations

1,930 1,925 496 498

Transportation and material moving occupations

843 916 487 497

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

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Last Modified Date: January 22, 2014
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