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Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population Survey
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HOUSEHOLD DATA
ANNUAL AVERAGES
39. Median weekly earnings of full-time wage and salary workers by detailed occupation and sex
[Numbers in thousands]
Occupation 2011
Total Men Women
Number of workers Median weekly earnings Number of workers Median weekly earnings Number of workers Median weekly earnings

Total, full-time wage and salary workers

100,457 $756 55,971 $832 44,486 $684

Management, professional, and related occupations

39,791 1,082 19,267 1,269 20,524 941

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

16,061 1,160 8,676 1,370 7,386 977

Management occupations

10,891 1,237 6,451 1,427 4,440 1,018

Chief executives

990 1,963 745 2,122 245 1,464

General and operations managers

921 1,191 651 1,319 270 972

Legislators

13 - 9 - 4 -

Advertising and promotions managers

68 1,164 28 - 40 -

Marketing and sales managers

891 1,408 499 1,660 392 1,127

Public relations and fundraising managers

62 1,475 33 - 29 -

Administrative services managers

115 1,021 71 1,170 44 -

Computer and information systems managers

530 1,579 392 1,595 138 1,543

Financial managers

1,044 1,166 477 1,504 567 991

Compensation and benefits managers

21 - 7 - 14 -

Human resources managers

207 1,331 58 1,488 149 1,273

Training and development managers

36 - 24 - 12 -

Industrial production managers

250 1,211 204 1,245 45 -

Purchasing managers

183 1,242 94 1,368 89 1,026

Transportation, storage, and distribution managers

229 882 196 861 33 -

Farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers

98 800 81 855 17 -

Construction managers

464 1,268 433 1,325 31 -

Education administrators

735 1,228 268 1,532 467 1,061

Architectural and engineering managers

98 1,914 91 1,908 7 -

Food service managers

675 660 361 734 314 599

Funeral service managers

8 - 4 - 5 -

Gaming managers

22 - 15 - 7 -

Lodging managers

91 883 36 - 55 841

Medical and health services managers

450 1,252 125 1,456 325 1,166

Natural sciences managers

12 - 5 - 7 -

Postmasters and mail superintendents

29 - 10 - 19 -

Property, real estate, and community association managers

317 921 135 1,201 182 728

Social and community service managers

277 1,045 81 1,221 196 973

Emergency management directors

5 - 4 - 1 -

Managers, all other

2,050 1,265 1,313 1,406 737 1,047

Business and financial operations occupations

5,170 1,038 2,225 1,225 2,946 937

Agents and business managers of artists, performers, and athletes

25 - 12 - 13 -

Buyers and purchasing agents, farm products

7 - 5 - 2 -

Wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products

130 882 68 928 62 849

Purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products

226 1,015 108 1,129 118 945

Claims adjusters, appraisers, examiners, and investigators

271 913 110 1,077 162 804

Compliance officers

176 1,125 98 1,279 78 995

Cost estimators

106 1,080 87 1,117 19 -

Human resources workers

522 938 116 1,053 406 912

Compensation, benefits, and job analysis specialists

53 893 13 - 39 -

Training and development specialists

117 1,059 53 1,260 64 951

Logisticians

77 864 50 938 27 -

Management analysts

458 1,355 250 1,514 208 1,174

Meeting, convention, and event planners

87 889 16 - 71 892

Fundraisers

56 1,064 14 - 42 -

Market research analysts and marketing specialists

167 1,157 66 1,446 101 1,029

Business operations specialists, all other

238 991 88 1,185 149 908

Accountants and auditors

1,383 1,056 532 1,250 852 956

Appraisers and assessors of real estate

50 990 30 - 20 -

Budget analysts

52 1,174 22 - 30 -

Credit analysts

21 - 9 - 12 -

Financial analysts

63 1,737 40 - 22 -

Personal financial advisors

270 1,239 173 1,535 97 941

Insurance underwriters

108 970 44 - 64 939

Financial examiners

7 - 2 - 5 -

Credit counselors and loan officers

306 1,024 147 1,345 159 829

Tax examiners and collectors, and revenue agents

67 920 27 - 40 -

Tax preparers

55 701 13 - 41 -

Financial specialists, all other

72 913 30 - 41 -

Professional and related occupations

23,730 1,029 10,592 1,211 13,139 919

Computer and mathematical occupations

3,296 1,305 2,509 1,369 787 1,126

Computer and information research scientists

19 - 17 - 2 -

Computer systems analysts

373 1,328 242 1,410 132 1,144

Information security analysts

45 - 38 - 7 -

Computer programmers

411 1,277 329 1,330 83 1,238

Software developers, applications and systems software

990 1,558 812 1,606 179 1,388

Web developers

117 1,017 81 1,033 35 -

Computer support specialists

434 915 326 896 107 951

Database administrators

138 1,238 90 1,470 48 -

Network and computer systems administrators

221 1,180 172 1,243 49 -

Computer network architects

94 1,441 81 1,585 12 -

Computer occupations, all other

282 1,127 221 1,165 61 998

Actuaries

17 - 12 - 5 -

Mathematicians

2 - 1 - 1 -

Operations research analysts

116 1,273 66 1,258 51 1,326

Statisticians

30 - 17 - 13 -

Miscellaneous mathematical science occupations

6 - 5 - 2 -

Architecture and engineering occupations

2,494 1,315 2,178 1,343 316 1,140

Architects, except naval

113 1,325 92 1,351 21 -

Surveyors, cartographers, and photogrammetrists

31 - 26 - 5 -

Aerospace engineers

134 1,621 119 1,745 16 -

Agricultural engineers

1 - 1 - 0 -

Biomedical engineers

12 - 10 - 2 -

Chemical engineers

73 1,757 57 1,885 16 -

Civil engineers

335 1,398 289 1,436 46 -

Computer hardware engineers

76 1,528 66 1,546 10 -

Electrical and electronics engineers

283 1,442 256 1,455 26 -

Environmental engineers

36 - 26 - 10 -

Industrial engineers, including health and safety

178 1,336 143 1,356 34 -

Marine engineers and naval architects

6 - 6 - 1 -

Materials engineers

30 - 26 - 4 -

Mechanical engineers

306 1,374 290 1,399 16 -

Mining and geological engineers, including mining safety engineers

9 - 8 - 1 -

Nuclear engineers

23 - 20 - 2 -

Petroleum engineers

19 - 18 - 1 -

Engineers, all other

310 1,366 275 1,361 35 -

Drafters

124 941 102 1,052 23 -

Engineering technicians, except drafters

341 954 301 952 40 -

Surveying and mapping technicians

53 777 47 - 6 -

Life, physical, and social science occupations

1,043 1,108 565 1,156 479 1,038

Agricultural and food scientists

27 - 17 - 10 -

Biological scientists

103 1,031 53 1,177 50 853

Conservation scientists and foresters

22 - 18 - 4 -

Medical scientists

141 1,109 64 1,102 78 1,127

Astronomers and physicists

18 - 15 - 4 -

Atmospheric and space scientists

7 - 6 - 1 -

Chemists and materials scientists

83 1,169 45 - 38 -

Environmental scientists and geoscientists

86 1,383 61 1,408 25 -

Physical scientists, all other

133 1,383 82 1,483 51 1,167

Economists

20 - 12 - 8 -

Survey researchers

1 - 0 - 0 -

Psychologists

104 1,229 31 - 74 1,244

Sociologists

2 - 0 - 2 -

Urban and regional planners

19 - 10 - 9 -

Miscellaneous social scientists and related workers

48 - 19 - 29 -

Agricultural and food science technicians

13 - 7 - 6 -

Biological technicians

19 - 10 - 9 -

Chemical technicians

69 788 40 - 29 -

Geological and petroleum technicians

6 - 3 - 3 -

Nuclear technicians

3 - 2 - 1 -

Social science research assistants

1 - 1 - 0 -

Miscellaneous life, physical, and social science technicians

118 763 69 807 49 -

Community and social service occupations

1,931 813 728 906 1,202 772

Counselors

568 828 188 874 380 808

Social workers

684 817 130 902 554 798

Probation officers and correctional treatment specialists

86 822 41 - 44 -

Social and human service assistants

105 597 21 - 83 597

Miscellaneous community and social service specialists, including health educators and community health workers

62 676 23 - 39 -

Clergy

343 945 292 961 51 889

Directors, religious activities and education

34 - 10 - 25 -

Religious workers, all other

50 654 24 - 26 -

Legal occupations

1,259 1,277 583 1,758 676 1,003

Lawyers

704 1,774 462 1,884 242 1,631

Judicial law clerks

4 - 1 - 3 -

Judges, magistrates, and other judicial workers

58 1,655 32 - 26 -

Paralegals and legal assistants

338 824 52 884 286 813

Miscellaneous legal support workers

155 815 35 - 120 788

Education, training, and library occupations

6,518 919 1,749 1,109 4,769 869

Postsecondary teachers

925 1,209 526 1,358 399 1,093

Preschool and kindergarten teachers

532 606 13 - 519 603

Elementary and middle school teachers

2,436 947 463 1,022 1,973 933

Secondary school teachers

1,005 1,015 431 1,049 575 989

Special education teachers

364 939 55 967 308 935

Other teachers and instructors

368 858 163 1,105 205 739

Archivists, curators, and museum technicians

38 - 12 - 26 -

Librarians

139 850 21 - 118 813

Library technicians

13 - 3 - 10 -

Teacher assistants

605 480 39 - 566 471

Other education, training, and library workers

94 982 23 - 71 979

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

1,464 929 850 995 613 856

Artists and related workers

56 1,115 36 - 21 -

Designers

458 950 257 1,045 201 816

Actors

8 - 6 - 2 -

Producers and directors

105 1,023 58 1,130 47 -

Athletes, coaches, umpires, and related workers

109 825 84 919 25 -

Dancers and choreographers

6 - 3 - 3 -

Musicians, singers, and related workers

35 - 29 - 5 -

Entertainers and performers, sports and related workers, all other

7 - 3 - 4 -

Announcers

32 - 24 - 9 -

News analysts, reporters and correspondents

62 937 44 - 18 -

Public relations specialists

123 954 49 - 75 887

Editors

132 902 58 933 74 892

Technical writers

46 - 20 - 26 -

Writers and authors

85 918 42 - 43 -

Miscellaneous media and communication workers

47 - 15 - 32 -

Broadcast and sound engineering technicians and radio operators

79 857 73 872 6 -

Photographers

45 - 29 - 16 -

Television, video, and motion picture camera operators and editors

27 - 22 - 5 -

Media and communication equipment workers, all other

2 - 1 - 1 -

Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations

5,725 995 1,429 1,129 4,296 965

Chiropractors

5 - 3 - 2 -

Dentists

42 - 33 - 9 -

Dietitians and nutritionists

69 897 6 - 64 906

Optometrists

9 - 6 - 3 -

Pharmacists

195 1,917 85 1,998 110 1,898

Physicians and surgeons

573 1,860 366 1,935 206 1,527

Physician assistants

69 1,220 24 - 44 -

Podiatrists

1 - 0 - 1 -

Audiologists

14 - 4 - 10 -

Occupational therapists

72 1,189 10 - 62 1,193

Physical therapists

146 1,322 59 1,522 87 1,216

Radiation therapists

12 - 2 - 10 -

Recreational therapists

10 - 3 - 7 -

Respiratory therapists

126 997 53 966 73 1,028

Speech-language pathologists

87 1,075 3 - 84 1,076

Exercise physiologists

2 - 1 - 1 -

Therapists, all other

83 885 19 - 64 869

Veterinarians

40 - 12 - 28 -

Registered nurses

2,145 1,039 208 1,081 1,937 1,034

Nurse anesthetists

26 - 16 - 10 -

Nurse midwives

2 - 0 - 2 -

Nurse practitioners

81 1,461 11 - 69 1,432

Health diagnosing and treating practitioners, all other

5 - 3 - 2 -

Clinical laboratory technologists and technicians

282 861 77 888 206 845

Dental hygienists

61 986 3 - 59 992

Diagnostic related technologists and technicians

273 981 82 1,054 191 964

Emergency medical technicians and paramedics

167 715 113 757 54 649

Health practitioner support technologists and technicians

374 644 91 682 283 632

Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses

424 722 39 - 386 720

Medical records and health information technicians

107 588 10 - 96 574

Opticians, dispensing

34 - 8 - 26 -

Miscellaneous health technologists and technicians

127 744 38 - 89 711

Other healthcare practitioners and technical occupations

63 870 41 - 22 -

Service occupations

14,378 486 7,387 551 6,991 433

Healthcare support occupations

2,190 487 290 521 1,900 483

Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides

1,305 453 172 502 1,134 446

Occupational therapy assistants and aides

12 - 1 - 11 -

Physical therapist assistants and aides

54 665 22 - 32 -

Massage therapists

34 - 6 - 28 -

Dental assistants

191 579 7 - 184 582

Medical assistants

314 522 21 - 293 518

Medical transcriptionists

44 - 2 - 43 -

Pharmacy aides

23 - 10 - 14 -

Veterinary assistants and laboratory animal caretakers

20 - 7 - 13 -

Phlebotomists

94 521 16 - 77 516

Miscellaneous healthcare support occupations, including medical equipment preparers

98 487 26 - 72 480

Protective service occupations

2,798 757 2,287 797 511 602

First-line supervisors of correctional officers

41 - 30 - 11 -

First-line supervisors of police and detectives

101 1,083 83 1,109 18 -

First-line supervisors of fire fighting and prevention workers

40 - 39 - 1 -

First-line supervisors of protective service workers, all other

96 716 73 788 23 -

Firefighters

291 1,000 281 998 11 -

Fire inspectors

18 - 17 - 1 -

Bailiffs, correctional officers, and jailers

436 682 320 722 116 586

Detectives and criminal investigators

147 1,154 125 1,192 22 -

Fish and game wardens

5 - 5 - 1 -

Parking enforcement workers

5 - 3 - 2 -

Police and sheriff's patrol officers

653 947 578 948 75 938

Transit and railroad police

7 - 7 - 0 -

Animal control workers

8 - 5 - 4 -

Private detectives and investigators

86 869 56 891 30 -

Security guards and gaming surveillance officers

775 519 619 544 156 474

Crossing guards

23 - 15 - 8 -

Transportation security screeners

21 - 12 - 10 -

Lifeguards and other recreational, and all other protective service workers

44 - 21 - 23 -

Food preparation and serving related occupations

3,930 409 2,021 429 1,909 390

Chefs and head cooks

299 580 245 601 53 502

First-line supervisors of food preparation and serving workers

378 485 158 525 220 458

Cooks

1,210 390 761 406 449 363

Food preparation workers

357 384 155 395 202 375

Bartenders

210 545 104 593 106 505

Combined food preparation and serving workers, including fast food

161 387 46 - 114 385

Counter attendants, cafeteria, food concession, and coffee shop

58 323 26 - 32 -

Waiters and waitresses

872 407 313 466 559 389

Food servers, nonrestaurant

84 419 31 - 52 393

Dining room and cafeteria attendants and bartender helpers

119 383 77 392 42 -

Dishwashers

118 332 90 321 28 -

Hosts and hostesses, restaurant, lounge, and coffee shop

62 369 10 - 52 356

Food preparation and serving related workers, all other

4 - 4 - 0 -

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

3,339 465 2,212 502 1,128 406

First-line supervisors of housekeeping and janitorial workers

179 646 113 756 67 488

First-line supervisors of landscaping, lawn service, and groundskeeping workers

94 797 85 808 10 -

Janitors and building cleaners

1,496 489 1,111 514 384 418

Maids and housekeeping cleaners

751 399 114 473 638 392

Pest control workers

58 575 57 572 1 -

Grounds maintenance workers

761 425 732 424 29 -

Personal care and service occupations

2,121 453 578 562 1,543 422

First-line supervisors of gaming workers

90 739 51 876 39 -

First-line supervisors of personal service workers

67 613 21 - 46 -

Animal trainers

16 - 9 - 7 -

Nonfarm animal caretakers

82 419 22 - 60 417

Gaming services workers

82 636 43 - 39 -

Motion picture projectionists

3 - 3 - 0 -

Ushers, lobby attendants, and ticket takers

9 - 3 - 6 -

Miscellaneous entertainment attendants and related workers

66 424 35 - 31 -

Embalmers and funeral attendants

5 - 3 - 2 -

Morticians, undertakers, and funeral directors

16 - 12 - 3 -

Barbers

29 - 25 - 4 -

Hairdressers, hairstylists, and cosmetologists

282 453 23 - 259 440

Miscellaneous personal appearance workers

136 441 32 - 104 413

Baggage porters, bellhops, and concierges

63 545 55 561 8 -

Tour and travel guides

9 - 6 - 3 -

Childcare workers

367 382 26 - 342 383

Personal care aides

549 412 94 454 455 407

Recreation and fitness workers

177 506 76 575 101 494

Residential advisors

42 - 15 - 27 -

Personal care and service workers, all other

34 - 23 - 11 -

Sales and office occupations

22,989 638 9,012 738 13,977 602

Sales and related occupations

9,294 670 5,225 804 4,069 549

First-line supervisors of retail sales workers

2,223 676 1,263 759 959 599

First-line supervisors of non-retail sales workers

702 951 488 1,016 214 781

Cashiers

1,343 383 381 411 962 373

Counter and rental clerks

87 603 50 620 38 -

Parts salespersons

117 610 100 587 16 -

Retail salespersons

1,789 545 1,056 620 733 466

Advertising sales agents

202 893 90 961 112 772

Insurance sales agents

384 807 183 1,033 201 665

Securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents

222 1,144 149 1,269 73 884

Travel agents

49 - 11 - 38 -

Sales representatives, services, all other

397 887 278 953 119 757

Sales representatives, wholesale and manufacturing

1,091 991 829 1,019 262 927

Models, demonstrators, and product promoters

15 - 4 - 11 -

Real estate brokers and sales agents

380 812 176 992 204 676

Sales engineers

30 - 27 - 3 -

Telemarketers

69 412 29 - 40 -

Door-to-door sales workers, news and street vendors, and related workers

55 526 35 - 20 -

Sales and related workers, all other

140 781 76 985 64 618

Office and administrative support occupations

13,695 623 3,787 668 9,908 615

First-line supervisors of office and administrative support workers

1,274 764 418 833 856 741

Switchboard operators, including answering service

29 - 4 - 25 -

Telephone operators

38 - 7 - 30 -

Communications equipment operators, all other

6 - 4 - 3 -

Bill and account collectors

178 608 48 - 130 597

Billing and posting clerks

397 607 38 - 359 605

Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks

862 655 112 654 750 656

Gaming cage workers

2 - 1 - 1 -

Payroll and timekeeping clerks

136 710 11 - 125 704

Procurement clerks

24 - 9 - 16 -

Tellers

283 492 41 - 241 500

Financial clerks, all other

64 793 16 - 48 -

Brokerage clerks

11 - 7 - 4 -

Correspondence clerks

10 - 2 - 8 -

Court, municipal, and license clerks

74 763 14 - 60 738

Credit authorizers, checkers, and clerks

47 - 13 - 34 -

Customer service representatives

1,509 588 538 628 972 569

Eligibility interviewers, government programs

79 632 9 - 70 632

File clerks

248 616 32 - 217 620

Hotel, motel, and resort desk clerks

86 423 33 - 53 416

Interviewers, except eligibility and loan

121 546 21 - 99 551

Library assistants, clerical

49 - 12 - 38 -

Loan interviewers and clerks

110 706 17 - 93 696

New accounts clerks

27 - 8 - 19 -

Order clerks

96 586 35 - 60 577

Human resources assistants, except payroll and timekeeping

45 - 5 - 40 -

Receptionists and information clerks

868 520 78 521 790 520

Reservation and transportation ticket agents and travel clerks

80 649 33 - 47 -

Information and record clerks, all other

105 744 18 - 86 737

Cargo and freight agents

6 - 4 - 2 -

Couriers and messengers

164 744 145 785 19 -

Dispatchers

207 651 81 728 126 626

Meter readers, utilities

21 - 18 - 3 -

Postal service clerks

129 978 66 1,014 63 892

Postal service mail carriers

303 979 205 1,017 98 892

Postal service mail sorters, processors, and processing machine operators

57 918 33 - 24 -

Production, planning, and expediting clerks

226 812 110 916 116 722

Shipping, receiving, and traffic clerks

481 562 340 571 141 543

Stock clerks and order fillers

992 492 655 488 337 501

Weighers, measurers, checkers, and samplers, recordkeeping

60 596 32 - 28 -

Secretaries and administrative assistants

2,143 654 84 757 2,059 651

Computer operators

116 724 59 853 56 651

Data entry keyers

280 595 49 - 231 597

Word processors and typists

109 599 10 - 99 594

Desktop publishers

1 - 1 - 0 -

Insurance claims and policy processing clerks

236 660 39 - 197 647

Mail clerks and mail machine operators, except postal service

79 521 38 - 41 -

Office clerks, general

794 604 121 712 673 594

Office machine operators, except computer

31 - 11 - 20 -

Proofreaders and copy markers

7 - 1 - 6 -

Statistical assistants

12 - 4 - 8 -

Office and administrative support workers, all other

387 679 101 792 286 645

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

9,965 732 9,574 740 391 515

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

775 430 625 445 150 371

First-line supervisors of farming, fishing, and forestry workers

38 - 35 - 3 -

Agricultural inspectors

23 - 11 - 12 -

Animal breeders

3 - 2 - 1 -

Graders and sorters, agricultural products

85 379 32 - 53 363

Miscellaneous agricultural workers

565 419 488 427 77 370

Fishers and related fishing workers

13 - 13 - 0 -

Hunters and trappers

1 - 1 - 0 -

Forest and conservation workers

8 - 4 - 4 -

Logging workers

39 - 39 - 0 -

Construction and extraction occupations

5,031 717 4,937 718 95 612

First-line supervisors of construction trades and extraction workers

482 992 467 1,001 15 -

Boilermakers

18 - 18 - 0 -

Brickmasons, blockmasons, and stonemasons

96 710 95 706 1 -

Carpenters

737 630 727 630 10 -

Carpet, floor, and tile installers and finishers

110 579 109 581 1 -

Cement masons, concrete finishers, and terrazzo workers

59 651 59 651 0 -

Construction laborers

862 586 846 587 15 -

Paving, surfacing, and tamping equipment operators

19 - 18 - 0 -

Pile-driver operators

1 - 1 - 0 -

Operating engineers and other construction equipment operators

345 809 343 809 2 -

Drywall installers, ceiling tile installers, and tapers

101 507 100 509 1 -

Electricians

542 857 539 855 3 -

Glaziers

40 - 40 - 0 -

Insulation workers

41 - 39 - 2 -

Painters, construction and maintenance

266 544 249 555 17 -

Paperhangers

2 - 2 - 0 -

Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters

417 851 406 853 11 -

Plasterers and stucco masons

13 - 13 - 0 -

Reinforcing iron and rebar workers

5 - 5 - 0 -

Roofers

143 523 141 520 3 -

Sheet metal workers

107 805 104 805 3 -

Structural iron and steel workers

66 870 66 870 0 -

Solar photovoltaic installers

2 - 2 - 0 -

Helpers, construction trades

50 469 47 - 3 -

Construction and building inspectors

54 906 52 919 2 -

Elevator installers and repairers

30 - 30 - 0 -

Fence erectors

32 - 32 - 0 -

Hazardous materials removal workers

25 - 24 - 1 -

Highway maintenance workers

96 708 94 711 2 -

Rail-track laying and maintenance equipment operators

8 - 8 - 0 -

Septic tank servicers and sewer pipe cleaners

9 - 9 - 0 -

Miscellaneous construction and related workers

28 - 28 - 0 -

Derrick, rotary drill, and service unit operators, oil, gas, and mining

42 - 42 - 0 -

Earth drillers, except oil and gas

17 - 17 - 0 -

Explosives workers, ordnance handling experts, and blasters

10 - 10 - 0 -

Mining machine operators

70 1,022 69 1,010 1 -

Roof bolters, mining

12 - 12 - 0 -

Roustabouts, oil and gas

18 - 17 - 1 -

Helpers--extraction workers

8 - 8 - 0 -

Other extraction workers

49 - 49 - 0 -

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

4,159 806 4,013 807 146 751

First-line supervisors of mechanics, installers, and repairers

327 947 306 936 21 -

Computer, automated teller, and office machine repairers

237 811 215 812 22 -

Radio and telecommunications equipment installers and repairers

139 898 127 883 12 -

Avionics technicians

16 - 15 - 2 -

Electric motor, power tool, and related repairers

26 - 25 - 0 -

Electrical and electronics installers and repairers, transportation equipment

7 - 7 - 0 -

Electrical and electronics repairers, industrial and utility

15 - 14 - 1 -

Electronic equipment installers and repairers, motor vehicles

14 - 14 - 0 -

Electronic home entertainment equipment installers and repairers

32 - 30 - 2 -

Security and fire alarm systems installers

44 - 44 - 0 -

Aircraft mechanics and service technicians

143 988 139 990 4 -

Automotive body and related repairers

107 624 107 625 1 -

Automotive glass installers and repairers

11 - 10 - 0 -

Automotive service technicians and mechanics

653 714 645 718 8 -

Bus and truck mechanics and diesel engine specialists

286 801 286 802 1 -

Heavy vehicle and mobile equipment service technicians and mechanics

182 822 179 822 3 -

Small engine mechanics

32 - 31 - 1 -

Miscellaneous vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers

73 463 71 463 2 -

Control and valve installers and repairers

25 - 24 - 1 -

Heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration mechanics and installers

281 793 279 795 1 -

Home appliance repairers

27 - 23 - 4 -

Industrial and refractory machinery mechanics

425 868 415 870 10 -

Maintenance and repair workers, general

359 758 347 756 11 -

Maintenance workers, machinery

34 - 31 - 3 -

Millwrights

57 892 56 897 1 -

Electrical power-line installers and repairers

111 1,116 111 1,116 0 -

Telecommunications line installers and repairers

192 915 185 926 7 -

Precision instrument and equipment repairers

62 898 52 914 10 -

Wind turbine service technicians

2 - 2 - 0 -

Coin, vending, and amusement machine servicers and repairers

29 - 27 - 1 -

Commercial divers

1 - 1 - 0 -

Locksmiths and safe repairers

17 - 17 - 1 -

Manufactured building and mobile home installers

7 - 7 - 0 -

Riggers

15 - 12 - 3 -

Signal and track switch repairers

5 - 5 - 0 -

Helpers--installation, maintenance, and repair workers

18 - 17 - 1 -

Other installation, maintenance, and repair workers

149 671 137 718 12 -

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

13,333 609 10,730 651 2,603 485

Production occupations

7,058 605 5,241 667 1,817 483

First-line supervisors of production and operating workers

654 888 530 929 124 665

Aircraft structure, surfaces, rigging, and systems assemblers

19 - 13 - 7 -

Electrical, electronics, and electromechanical assemblers

148 521 75 591 73 449

Engine and other machine assemblers

30 - 25 - 4 -

Structural metal fabricators and fitters

33 - 31 - 1 -

Miscellaneous assemblers and fabricators

758 519 473 566 285 479

Bakers

125 448 63 471 63 416

Butchers and other meat, poultry, and fish processing workers

281 504 215 515 66 479

Food and tobacco roasting, baking, and drying machine operators and tenders

7 - 5 - 3 -

Food batchmakers

63 554 35 - 28 -

Food cooking machine operators and tenders

17 - 12 - 5 -

Food processing workers, all other

104 534 78 544 25 -

Computer control programmers and operators

70 770 65 781 5 -

Extruding and drawing machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic

11 - 9 - 2 -

Forging machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic

5 - 4 - 1 -

Rolling machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic

9 - 7 - 2 -

Cutting, punching, and press machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic

92 591 78 608 15 -

Drilling and boring machine tool setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic

5 - 4 - 1 -

Grinding, lapping, polishing, and buffing machine tool setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic

60 643 57 641 3 -

Lathe and turning machine tool setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic

15 - 15 - 0 -

Milling and planing machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic

3 - 3 - 0 -

Machinists

393 755 377 767 16 -

Metal furnace operators, tenders, pourers, and casters

19 - 18 - 1 -

Model makers and patternmakers, metal and plastic

4 - 3 - 1 -

Molders and molding machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic

47 - 35 - 12 -

Multiple machine tool setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic

3 - 3 - 0 -

Tool and die makers

61 920 59 930 2 -

Welding, soldering, and brazing workers

461 679 426 695 36 -

Heat treating equipment setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic

5 - 4 - 1 -

Layout workers, metal and plastic

8 - 7 - 1 -

Plating and coating machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic

15 - 13 - 2 -

Tool grinders, filers, and sharpeners

6 - 6 - 0 -

Metal workers and plastic workers, all other

356 561 275 583 81 517

Prepress technicians and workers

30 - 14 - 16 -

Printing press operators

186 613 155 646 31 -

Print binding and finishing workers

13 - 7 - 6 -

Laundry and dry-cleaning workers

115 412 52 447 64 386

Pressers, textile, garment, and related materials

37 - 13 - 24 -

Sewing machine operators

112 403 28 - 84 398

Shoe and leather workers and repairers

8 - 7 - 1 -

Shoe machine operators and tenders

2 - 1 - 1 -

Tailors, dressmakers, and sewers

46 - 13 - 33 -

Textile bleaching and dyeing machine operators and tenders

4 - 4 - 0 -

Textile cutting machine setters, operators, and tenders

6 - 4 - 2 -

Textile knitting and weaving machine setters, operators, and tenders

8 - 2 - 6 -

Textile winding, twisting, and drawing out machine setters, operators, and tenders

19 - 8 - 11 -

Extruding and forming machine setters, operators, and tenders, synthetic and glass fibers

2 - 2 - 0 -

Fabric and apparel patternmakers

5 - 2 - 2 -

Upholsterers

34 - 30 - 4 -

Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers, all other

15 - 9 - 5 -

Cabinetmakers and bench carpenters

42 - 41 - 1 -

Furniture finishers

11 - 9 - 2 -

Model makers and patternmakers, wood

1 - 1 - 0 -

Sawing machine setters, operators, and tenders, wood

31 - 30 - 1 -

Woodworking machine setters, operators, and tenders, except sawing

17 - 15 - 2 -

Woodworkers, all other

10 - 8 - 2 -

Power plant operators, distributors, and dispatchers

53 1,091 52 1,085 1 -

Stationary engineers and boiler operators

93 855 92 851 1 -

Water and wastewater treatment plant and system operators

75 780 70 788 5 -

Miscellaneous plant and system operators

37 - 34 - 3 -

Chemical processing machine setters, operators, and tenders

66 853 52 947 14 -

Crushing, grinding, polishing, mixing, and blending workers

94 659 82 702 12 -

Cutting workers

69 518 55 540 13 -

Extruding, forming, pressing, and compacting machine setters, operators, and tenders

31 - 28 - 3 -

Furnace, kiln, oven, drier, and kettle operators and tenders

11 - 11 - 0 -

Inspectors, testers, sorters, samplers, and weighers

608 675 396 792 212 541

Jewelers and precious stone and metal workers

14 - 7 - 7 -

Medical, dental, and ophthalmic laboratory technicians

68 612 34 - 34 -

Packaging and filling machine operators and tenders

259 455 120 505 139 421

Painting workers

111 602 99 608 12 -

Photographic process workers and processing machine operators

24 - 10 - 13 -

Semiconductor processors

4 - 3 - 1 -

Adhesive bonding machine operators and tenders

10 - 4 - 6 -

Cleaning, washing, and metal pickling equipment operators and tenders

13 - 9 - 3 -

Cooling and freezing equipment operators and tenders

3 - 3 - 0 -

Etchers and engravers

7 - 4 - 2 -

Molders, shapers, and casters, except metal and plastic

21 - 15 - 6 -

Paper goods machine setters, operators, and tenders

31 - 23 - 8 -

Tire builders

17 - 16 - 1 -

Helpers--production workers

45 - 40 - 6 -

Production workers, all other

652 579 502 612 151 483

Transportation and material moving occupations

6,275 614 5,489 634 786 490

Supervisors of transportation and material moving workers

208 761 170 773 38 -

Aircraft pilots and flight engineers

93 1,461 89 1,466 4 -

Air traffic controllers and airfield operations specialists

40 - 35 - 5 -

Flight attendants

52 791 14 - 38 -

Ambulance drivers and attendants, except emergency medical technicians

9 - 9 - 0 -

Bus drivers

310 608 188 645 122 579

Driver/sales workers and truck drivers

2,439 705 2,337 712 102 511

Taxi drivers and chauffeurs

207 553 178 576 29 -

Motor vehicle operators, all other

28 - 26 - 1 -

Locomotive engineers and operators

43 - 42 - 2 -

Railroad brake, signal, and switch operators

6 - 6 - 0 -

Railroad conductors and yardmasters

48 - 45 - 3 -

Subway, streetcar, and other rail transportation workers

14 - 12 - 2 -

Sailors and marine oilers

23 - 23 - 0 -

Ship and boat captains and operators

35 - 35 - 0 -

Ship engineers

6 - 6 - 0 -

Bridge and lock tenders

7 - 7 - 0 -

Parking lot attendants

46 - 40 - 5 -

Automotive and watercraft service attendants

42 - 40 - 2 -

Transportation inspectors

32 - 28 - 5 -

Transportation attendants, except flight attendants

13 - 5 - 8 -

Other transportation workers

15 - 14 - 1 -

Conveyor operators and tenders

5 - 2 - 3 -

Crane and tower operators

63 739 62 736 1 -

Dredge, excavating, and loading machine operators

37 - 37 - 0 -

Hoist and winch operators

5 - 3 - 2 -

Industrial truck and tractor operators

491 562 456 556 35 -

Cleaners of vehicles and equipment

230 465 206 458 25 -

Laborers and freight, stock, and material movers, hand

1,260 509 1,085 520 175 416

Machine feeders and offbearers

32 - 27 - 5 -

Packers and packagers, hand

300 397 135 396 165 397

Pumping station operators

26 - 26 - 0 -

Refuse and recyclable material collectors

58 541 56 580 3 -

Mine shuttle car operators

1 - 0 - 1 -

Tank car, truck, and ship loaders

3 - 2 - 0 -

Material moving workers, all other

45 - 42 - 3 -

NOTE: Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data. Dash indicates no data or data that do not meet publication criteria (values not shown where base is less than 50,000). Effective with January 2011 data, occupations reflect the introduction of the 2010 Census occupational classification system into the Current Population Survey, or household survey. This classification system is derived from the 2010 Standard Occupational Classification (SOC). No historical data have been revised. Data for 2011 are not strictly comparable with earlier years.

Last Modified Date: March 1, 2012