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
1st
2015
1st
2016
1st
2015
1st
2016

TOTAL

Management, professional, and related occupations

44,441 45,297 $1,149 $1,174

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

18,078 18,940 1,253 1,281

Professional and related occupations

26,363 26,357 1,089 1,134

Service occupations

15,011 15,709 505 526

Sales and office occupations

23,179 23,484 674 693

Sales and related occupations

9,526 9,484 718 739

Office and administrative support occupations

13,652 14,000 653 676

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

10,322 10,508 781 789

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

731 704 446 504

Construction and extraction occupations

5,365 5,529 768 772

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

4,226 4,275 847 880

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

14,241 14,150 631 644

Production occupations

7,503 7,200 643 644

Transportation and material moving occupations

6,738 6,950 618 643

Men

Management, professional, and related occupations

21,407 21,928 1,372 1,431

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

9,925 10,118 1,455 1,539

Professional and related occupations

11,481 11,810 1,314 1,356

Service occupations

7,538 7,852 575 609

Sales and office occupations

9,279 9,287 779 808

Sales and related occupations

5,322 5,440 914 898

Office and administrative support occupations

3,957 3,847 680 705

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

9,904 10,096 788 799

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

601 584 461 517

Construction and extraction occupations

5,234 5,410 773 776

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

4,069 4,102 855 886

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

11,233 11,477 684 675

Production occupations

5,423 5,416 710 698

Transportation and material moving occupations

5,810 6,060 648 652

Women

Management, professional, and related occupations

23,034 23,369 988 1,024

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

8,152 8,822 1,064 1,108

Professional and related occupations

14,881 14,547 959 986

Service occupations

7,473 7,857 461 483

Sales and office occupations

13,900 14,197 622 649

Sales and related occupations

4,204 4,044 581 590

Office and administrative support occupations

9,696 10,152 644 668

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

418 412 584 579

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

130 120 397 453

Construction and extraction occupations

131 119 618 519

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

157 173 753 683

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

3,008 2,674 505 539

Production occupations

2,080 1,784 510 521

Transportation and material moving occupations

928 890 494 588

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

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