January 27, 2010 (The Editor’s Desk is updated each business day.)
Median usual weekly earnings of full-time wage and salary workers, by major occupational group and sex, 2009
|Major occupational group||Median weekly earnings|
Management, professional, and related occupations
Sales and office occupations
Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
These data featured in the TED article, Median usual weekly earnings of full-time wage and salary workers, by major occupational group and sex, 2009.
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