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
2013
3rd
2014
3rd
2013
3rd
2014

TOTAL

Management, professional, and related occupations

41,679 43,476 $1,116 $1,131

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

17,082 17,816 1,179 1,225

Professional and related occupations

24,597 25,659 1,056 1,065

Service occupations

15,419 15,138 490 508

Sales and office occupations

23,379 23,316 655 665

Sales and related occupations

9,708 9,517 710 710

Office and administrative support occupations

13,671 13,798 629 646

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

10,886 11,284 744 755

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

856 959 462 414

Construction and extraction occupations

5,762 6,064 725 758

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

4,269 4,260 828 836

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

14,096 14,642 633 640

Production occupations

7,215 7,612 623 651

Transportation and material moving occupations

6,881 7,030 647 628

Men

Management, professional, and related occupations

20,372 21,271 1,338 1,326

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

9,215 9,646 1,417 1,441

Professional and related occupations

11,158 11,626 1,268 1,252

Service occupations

7,730 7,494 562 585

Sales and office occupations

9,185 9,196 744 761

Sales and related occupations

5,565 5,279 805 844

Office and administrative support occupations

3,620 3,917 636 673

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

10,442 10,814 756 763

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

712 737 482 419

Construction and extraction occupations

5,608 5,934 733 760

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

4,122 4,143 832 837

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

11,260 11,727 685 697

Production occupations

5,265 5,658 692 724

Transportation and material moving occupations

5,994 6,069 680 663

Women

Management, professional, and related occupations

21,306 22,204 962 980

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

7,867 8,171 1,034 1,048

Professional and related occupations

13,439 14,034 941 949

Service occupations

7,689 7,645 447 467

Sales and office occupations

14,194 14,120 615 624

Sales and related occupations

4,143 4,238 558 584

Office and administrative support occupations

10,051 9,881 627 640

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

444 469 551 486

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

144 222 396 394

Construction and extraction occupations

153 131 585 689

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

147 117 680 769

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

2,836 2,915 492 498

Production occupations

1,950 1,953 493 504

Transportation and material moving occupations

886 961 490 475

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

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