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
2013
4th
2014
4th
2013
4th
2014

TOTAL

Management, professional, and related occupations

42,429 43,551 $1,145 $1,152

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

17,144 17,990 1,202 1,241

Professional and related occupations

25,284 25,562 1,108 1,099

Service occupations

14,969 15,066 489 508

Sales and office occupations

23,035 23,334 666 648

Sales and related occupations

9,401 9,451 713 678

Office and administrative support occupations

13,634 13,883 644 635

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

10,193 10,882 745 771

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

690 788 445 455

Construction and extraction occupations

5,193 5,827 762 786

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

4,311 4,266 790 814

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

14,164 14,536 619 654

Production occupations

7,535 7,560 617 655

Transportation and material moving occupations

6,629 6,976 621 651

Men

Management, professional, and related occupations

20,451 20,991 1,367 1,366

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

9,259 9,520 1,391 1,435

Professional and related occupations

11,192 11,471 1,354 1,320

Service occupations

7,476 7,550 546 588

Sales and office occupations

9,162 9,347 766 753

Sales and related occupations

5,413 5,451 833 804

Office and administrative support occupations

3,750 3,897 691 692

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

9,718 10,496 757 776

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

539 663 466 470

Construction and extraction occupations

5,101 5,703 765 786

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

4,079 4,129 796 815

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

11,186 11,546 676 700

Production occupations

5,514 5,549 700 718

Transportation and material moving occupations

5,672 5,997 647 680

Women

Management, professional, and related occupations

21,977 22,560 992 999

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

7,885 8,469 1,054 1,084

Professional and related occupations

14,092 14,091 963 967

Service occupations

7,493 7,516 452 470

Sales and office occupations

13,873 13,987 621 605

Sales and related occupations

3,988 4,001 585 523

Office and administrative support occupations

9,885 9,986 633 622

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

475 386 591 572

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

151 125 372 390

Construction and extraction occupations

92 124 620 790

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

232 137 667 797

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

2,978 2,989 498 516

Production occupations

2,021 2,011 494 511

Transportation and material moving occupations

957 978 510 534

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

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