Table 8. Median usual weekly earnings of full-time wage and salary workers by occupation and sex, annual averages,

Table 8. Median usual weekly earnings of full-time wage and salary workers by occupation and sex, annual averages
Occupation and sex Number of workers
(in thousands)
Median weekly earnings
2013 2014 2013 2014

TOTAL

Management, professional, and related occupations

41,820 43,016 $1,132 $1,137

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

17,137 17,561 1,208 1,227

Professional and related occupations

24,683 25,455 1,071 1,078

Service occupations

15,052 15,019 493 505

Sales and office occupations

23,120 23,402 659 666

Sales and related occupations

9,376 9,626 708 705

Office and administrative support occupations

13,744 13,776 638 651

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

10,341 10,763 747 756

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

720 776 448 429

Construction and extraction occupations

5,353 5,756 732 756

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

4,268 4,231 821 821

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

13,930 14,326 621 642

Production occupations

7,307 7,481 623 646

Transportation and material moving occupations

6,623 6,845 619 637

Men

Management, professional, and related occupations

20,290 20,758 1,349 1,346

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

9,200 9,385 1,412 1,416

Professional and related occupations

11,089 11,373 1,295 1,286

Service occupations

7,597 7,622 555 583

Sales and office occupations

9,112 9,251 756 766

Sales and related occupations

5,371 5,411 835 841

Office and administrative support occupations

3,741 3,840 673 701

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

9,906 10,346 757 764

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

576 625 472 457

Construction and extraction occupations

5,242 5,635 736 757

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

4,089 4,085 824 824

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

11,090 11,474 674 689

Production occupations

5,382 5,546 697 711

Transportation and material moving occupations

5,707 5,927 645 664

Women

Management, professional, and related occupations

21,530 22,258 973 981

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

7,937 8,176 1,049 1,056

Professional and related occupations

13,594 14,082 944 948

Service occupations

7,456 7,398 452 461

Sales and office occupations

14,008 14,151 615 620

Sales and related occupations

4,005 4,215 566 570

Office and administrative support occupations

10,003 9,936 628 637

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

434 417 578 509

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

144 151 368 375

Construction and extraction occupations

112 121 654 691

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

179 146 710 725

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

2,840 2,852 498 504

Production occupations

1,925 1,935 498 502

Transportation and material moving occupations

916 918 497 510

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

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