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
2015
2nd
2016
2nd
2015
2nd
2016

TOTAL

Management, professional, and related occupations

44,819 46,153 $1,147 $1,174

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

18,400 19,031 1,243 1,260

Professional and related occupations

26,420 27,122 1,097 1,138

Service occupations

15,313 15,275 506 512

Sales and office occupations

23,601 23,712 668 688

Sales and related occupations

9,724 9,872 688 730

Office and administrative support occupations

13,876 13,840 661 673

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

10,604 10,935 750 771

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

778 898 440 543

Construction and extraction occupations

5,664 5,935 741 784

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

4,162 4,102 835 819

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

14,431 15,092 653 663

Production occupations

7,525 8,105 666 662

Transportation and material moving occupations

6,906 6,986 634 664

Men

Management, professional, and related occupations

21,899 22,304 1,357 1,405

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

10,126 10,191 1,401 1,441

Professional and related occupations

11,773 12,114 1,319 1,377

Service occupations

7,732 7,703 587 564

Sales and office occupations

9,395 9,535 765 775

Sales and related occupations

5,373 5,446 864 882

Office and administrative support occupations

4,023 4,088 683 695

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

10,194 10,491 761 778

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

607 699 448 570

Construction and extraction occupations

5,531 5,818 742 786

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

4,056 3,973 838 818

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

11,418 12,012 702 708

Production occupations

5,508 5,983 734 722

Transportation and material moving occupations

5,909 6,028 663 694

Women

Management, professional, and related occupations

22,920 23,848 987 1,019

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

8,274 8,840 1,064 1,073

Professional and related occupations

14,647 15,009 953 994

Service occupations

7,582 7,572 457 480

Sales and office occupations

14,205 14,177 632 645

Sales and related occupations

4,352 4,426 556 580

Office and administrative support occupations

9,853 9,751 655 666

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

410 444 507 552

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

172 199 427 459

Construction and extraction occupations

133 117 700 685

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

106 128 603 848

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

3,013 3,080 524 532

Production occupations

2,017 2,122 524 535

Transportation and material moving occupations

996 958 524 528

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

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