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
3rd
2015
3rd
2016
3rd
2015
3rd
2016

TOTAL

Management, professional, and related occupations

44,614 46,081 $1,165 $1,195

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

18,289 19,268 1,261 1,298

Professional and related occupations

26,325 26,813 1,126 1,140

Service occupations

15,882 16,759 504 520

Sales and office occupations

24,027 23,839 670 699

Sales and related occupations

9,902 9,840 732 744

Office and administrative support occupations

14,124 14,000 646 679

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

11,199 11,612 734 767

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

937 990 464 517

Construction and extraction occupations

6,005 6,387 721 767

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

4,256 4,235 868 850

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

14,725 14,492 666 677

Production occupations

7,622 7,473 665 675

Transportation and material moving occupations

7,103 7,019 668 679

Men

Management, professional, and related occupations

22,070 22,638 1,381 1,408

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

9,930 10,473 1,436 1,475

Professional and related occupations

12,140 12,165 1,345 1,352

Service occupations

7,685 8,264 571 592

Sales and office occupations

9,567 9,526 771 806

Sales and related occupations

5,548 5,479 866 903

Office and administrative support occupations

4,020 4,046 679 714

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

10,755 11,085 742 775

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

745 789 478 558

Construction and extraction occupations

5,871 6,217 721 768

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

4,139 4,079 864 853

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

11,897 11,592 712 722

Production occupations

5,707 5,555 739 738

Transportation and material moving occupations

6,190 6,037 690 708

Women

Management, professional, and related occupations

22,544 23,444 1,000 1,024

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

8,359 8,795 1,071 1,088

Professional and related occupations

14,185 14,648 970 997

Service occupations

8,197 8,495 465 485

Sales and office occupations

14,459 14,314 628 648

Sales and related occupations

4,355 4,360 599 591

Office and administrative support occupations

10,105 9,953 639 666

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

444 527 588 586

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

192 201 445 440

Construction and extraction occupations

134 171 720 692

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

117 155 917 723

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

2,828 2,900 518 521

Production occupations

1,916 1,918 518 519

Transportation and material moving occupations

913 982 515 524

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

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