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
2nd
2013
2nd
2014
2nd
2013
2nd
2014

TOTAL

Management, professional, and related occupations

41,607 43,003 $1,126 $1,135

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

17,080 17,424 1,205 1,200

Professional and related occupations

24,527 25,578 1,060 1,078

Service occupations

15,203 15,051 493 500

Sales and office occupations

23,349 23,543 658 667

Sales and related occupations

9,279 9,854 704 683

Office and administrative support occupations

14,070 13,689 637 659

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

10,272 10,726 759 740

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

665 749 460 454

Construction and extraction occupations

5,289 5,827 744 728

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

4,318 4,149 826 815

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

13,762 14,232 616 629

Production occupations

7,188 7,245 622 632

Transportation and material moving occupations

6,574 6,987 608 625

Men

Management, professional, and related occupations

20,298 20,887 1,345 1,343

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

9,036 9,335 1,428 1,391

Professional and related occupations

11,262 11,552 1,268 1,299

Service occupations

7,793 7,820 534 580

Sales and office occupations

9,219 9,200 750 759

Sales and related occupations

5,291 5,448 897 806

Office and administrative support occupations

3,928 3,752 658 714

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

9,871 10,360 766 748

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

529 605 488 499

Construction and extraction occupations

5,195 5,736 747 729

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

4,147 4,020 828 820

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

10,983 11,447 657 677

Production occupations

5,279 5,347 685 699

Transportation and material moving occupations

5,704 6,100 625 646

Women

Management, professional, and related occupations

21,309 22,116 962 969

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

8,045 8,090 1,031 1,038

Professional and related occupations

13,264 14,026 932 935

Service occupations

7,411 7,231 461 452

Sales and office occupations

14,130 14,342 615 623

Sales and related occupations

3,988 4,406 557 561

Office and administrative support occupations

10,142 9,937 632 646

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

401 366 565 460

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

136 145 369 345

Construction and extraction occupations

95 92 668 699

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

171 130 724 637

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

2,779 2,785 498 497

Production occupations

1,909 1,898 503 491

Transportation and material moving occupations

870 887 488 528

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

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