HOUSEHOLD DATA
ANNUAL AVERAGES
43. Median weekly earnings of full-time wage and salary workers by union affiliation, occupation, and industry
Occupation and industry 2012 2013
Total Members
of
unions(1)
Represented
by unions(2)
Non-
union(3)
Total Members
of
unions(1)
Represented
by unions(2)
Non-
union(3)

Total full-time wage and salary workers

$768 $943 $933 $742 $776 $950 $944 $750

OCCUPATION

Management, professional, and related occupations

1,108 1,108 1,092 1,111 1,132 1,121 1,112 1,135

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

1,171 1,159 1,161 1,172 1,208 1,202 1,223 1,207

Management occupations

1,248 1,261 1,274 1,247 1,285 1,305 1,329 1,280

Business and financial operations occupations

1,058 1,060 1,024 1,060 1,091 1,086 1,082 1,092

Professional and related occupations

1,053 1,098 1,077 1,046 1,071 1,102 1,087 1,067

Computer and mathematical occupations

1,349 1,157 1,158 1,359 1,365 1,248 1,271 1,371

Architecture and engineering occupations

1,337 1,368 1,350 1,335 1,365 1,269 1,313 1,369

Life, physical, and social science occupations

1,134 1,209 1,177 1,127 1,152 1,233 1,200 1,149

Community and social service occupations

838 1,007 1,003 783 847 990 984 813

Legal occupations

1,328 1,174 1,173 1,342 1,253 1,325 1,355 1,248

Education, training, and library occupations

915 1,050 1,028 814 937 1,068 1,048 836

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

969 1,107 1,097 957 988 1,243 1,191 974

Healthcare practitioner and technical occupations

1,028 1,151 1,142 1,010 1,048 1,185 1,170 1,031

Service occupations

485 754 735 458 493 746 742 467

Healthcare support occupations

482 527 522 477 491 576 579 485

Protective service occupations

791 1,071 1,056 649 783 1,104 1,082 645

Food preparation and serving related occupations

410 509 505 405 416 538 535 413

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

465 621 614 440 475 635 628 448

Personal care and service occupations

468 524 515 462 481 529 538 476

Sales and office occupations

655 789 776 642 659 774 773 646

Sales and related occupations

689 689 668 691 708 705 702 708

Office and administrative support occupations

643 808 796 624 638 791 790 620

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

740 1,026 1,018 688 747 1,054 1,032 693

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

435 - - 430 448 - - 445

Construction and extraction occupations

740 1,040 1,026 682 732 1,069 1,043 675

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

808 1,032 1,021 768 821 1,045 1,027 772

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

624 823 811 597 621 810 805 598

Production occupations

627 816 807 605 623 790 782 604

Transportation and material moving occupations

621 833 816 586 619 838 834 590

INDUSTRY

Private sector

742 887 877 731 751 892 887 739

Agriculture and related industries

470 - - 469 496 - - 496

Nonagricultural industries

746 888 878 735 754 892 887 743

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

1,112 1,119 1,112 1,113 1,119 1,075 995 1,130

Construction

768 1,086 1,069 722 762 1,096 1,081 713

Manufacturing

797 872 863 786 816 841 831 814

Durable goods

827 891 884 819 863 881 868 862

Nondurable goods

737 827 817 722 747 790 789 739

Wholesale and retail trade

630 650 637 629 638 668 666 636

Wholesale trade

821 821 801 823 800 840 826 798

Retail trade

592 609 598 592 602 622 624 601

Transportation and utilities

828 998 989 789 824 1,015 1,003 773

Transportation and warehousing

778 948 934 746 777 975 970 732

Utilities

1,132 1,216 1,204 1,086 1,104 1,183 1,160 1,078

Information(4)

978 1,103 1,087 966 980 1,095 1,072 970

Publishing, except Internet

934 - - 921 908 - - 912

Motion pictures and sound recording industries

854 - - 798 969 - - 937

Radio and television broadcasting and cable subscription programming

890 - - 903 897 - - 895

Telecommunications

1,064 1,162 1,163 1,039 1,129 1,162 1,155 1,123

Financial activities

889 795 779 893 905 875 930 905

Finance and insurance

941 852 831 944 963 898 1,013 962

Finance

952 - 762 955 992 - 1,273 988

Insurance

922 - - 924 928 - - 929

Real estate and rental and leasing

731 773 759 727 734 849 853 728

Professional and business services

910 826 843 912 907 889 896 907

Professional and technical services

1,165 1,183 1,133 1,165 1,172 1,169 1,165 1,173

Management, administrative, and waste services

582 699 708 577 576 800 798 567

Education and health services

748 879 876 736 765 894 897 752

Educational services

864 918 922 844 879 970 964 851

Health care and social assistance

720 835 824 711 741 823 837 732

Leisure and hospitality

481 611 604 475 492 605 611 487

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

641 675 668 640 629 636 646 627

Accommodation and food services

445 596 588 438 460 582 591 453

Accommodation

542 613 609 527 571 622 625 559

Food services and drinking places

421 536 534 419 432 530 535 430

Other services(4)

622 807 763 618 634 816 797 627

Other services, except private households

649 828 774 645 660 825 801 654

Public sector

898 990 980 829 910 999 994 839

Federal government

1,072 1,035 1,045 1,113 1,098 1,043 1,055 1,139

State government

854 948 933 794 868 959 951 806

Local government

866 989 975 756 879 1,003 992 757

Footnotes
(1) Data refer to members of a labor union or an employee association similar to a union.
(2) Data refer to both union members and workers who report no union affiliation but whose jobs are covered by a union or an employee association contract.
(3) Data refer to workers who are neither members of a union nor represented by a union on their job.
(4) Includes other industries, not shown separately.

NOTE: Data refer to the sole or principal job of full-time wage and salary workers. All self-employed workers are excluded, both those with incorporated businesses and those with unincorporated businesses. Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data. Dash indicates no data or data that do not meet publication criteria (values not shown where base is less than 50,000).

 

Last Modified Date: February 26, 2014