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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 2012
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

102,749 $768 57,286 $854 45,462 $691

Management, professional, and related occupations

40,984 1,108 19,926 1,328 21,059 951

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

16,991 1,171 9,121 1,387 7,869 993

Management occupations

11,547 1,248 6,783 1,428 4,765 1,036

Chief executives

1,004 2,060 739 2,275 265 1,730

General and operations managers

983 1,264 705 1,436 278 971

Legislators

7 - 4 - 3 -

Advertising and promotions managers

65 1,334 36 - 29 -

Marketing and sales managers

916 1,396 514 1,640 402 1,110

Public relations and fundraising managers

56 1,237 17 - 39 -

Administrative services managers

133 1,103 76 1,212 57 1,038

Computer and information systems managers

568 1,672 423 1,740 145 1,527

Financial managers

1,125 1,169 509 1,405 616 988

Compensation and benefits managers

16 - 7 - 9 -

Human resources managers

216 1,271 56 1,447 160 1,208

Training and development managers

33 - 16 - 17 -

Industrial production managers

219 1,183 185 1,181 34 -

Purchasing managers

204 1,319 104 1,467 99 1,072

Transportation, storage, and distribution managers

276 953 240 938 36 -

Farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers

104 708 89 699 14 -

Construction managers

460 1,208 425 1,233 35 -

Education administrators

704 1,255 250 1,566 454 1,052

Architectural and engineering managers

111 2,122 101 2,116 9 -

Food service managers

678 689 351 744 327 601

Funeral service managers

8 - 5 - 4 -

Gaming managers

21 - 15 - 6 -

Lodging managers

100 774 53 1,131 47 -

Medical and health services managers

502 1,280 144 1,544 358 1,190

Natural sciences managers

18 - 7 - 11 -

Postmasters and mail superintendents

35 - 14 - 21 -

Property, real estate, and community association managers

353 907 153 1,045 200 817

Social and community service managers

260 947 76 1,151 184 883

Emergency management directors

5 - 3 - 2 -

Managers, all other

2,367 1,258 1,465 1,409 902 1,078

Business and financial operations occupations

5,443 1,058 2,339 1,274 3,105 952

Agents and business managers of artists, performers, and athletes

31 - 15 - 16 -

Buyers and purchasing agents, farm products

8 - 6 - 2 -

Wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products

141 850 66 853 75 847

Purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products

239 987 109 1,057 130 942

Claims adjusters, appraisers, examiners, and investigators

307 909 104 1,158 203 803

Compliance officers

192 1,183 101 1,304 91 999

Cost estimators

91 1,154 81 1,164 10 -

Human resources workers

559 994 158 1,249 401 944

Compensation, benefits, and job analysis specialists

72 961 13 - 59 866

Training and development specialists

120 983 51 1,144 69 866

Logisticians

88 1,009 57 1,225 30 -

Management analysts

479 1,452 277 1,535 202 1,325

Meeting, convention, and event planners

86 819 15 - 72 824

Fundraisers

61 1,058 16 - 45 -

Market research analysts and marketing specialists

175 1,148 85 1,197 90 1,073

Business operations specialists, all other

220 970 73 1,271 147 904

Accountants and auditors

1,471 1,110 585 1,350 886 996

Appraisers and assessors of real estate

48 - 23 - 25 -

Budget analysts

52 1,207 24 - 28 -

Credit analysts

33 - 15 - 18 -

Financial analysts

77 1,487 48 - 30 -

Personal financial advisors

278 1,327 182 1,532 96 1,016

Insurance underwriters

91 954 24 - 66 933

Financial examiners

11 - 5 - 6 -

Credit counselors and loan officers

310 934 130 1,074 181 850

Tax examiners and collectors, and revenue agents

87 937 33 - 54 849

Tax preparers

48 - 24 - 25 -

Financial specialists, all other

68 1,025 20 - 48 -

Professional and related occupations

23,993 1,053 10,804 1,267 13,189 928

Computer and mathematical occupations

3,416 1,349 2,544 1,414 872 1,146

Computer and information research scientists

27 - 21 - 6 -

Computer systems analysts

440 1,406 295 1,477 145 1,254

Information security analysts

51 1,592 43 - 8 -

Computer programmers

439 1,324 340 1,363 100 1,148

Software developers, applications and systems software

1,005 1,591 808 1,674 197 1,362

Web developers

123 1,082 86 1,204 36 -

Computer support specialists

429 960 313 985 116 881

Database administrators

97 1,376 57 1,657 40 -

Network and computer systems administrators

204 1,191 153 1,253 51 1,056

Computer network architects

115 1,548 104 1,569 11 -

Computer occupations, all other

288 1,110 223 1,155 65 887

Actuaries

19 - 14 - 6 -

Mathematicians

4 - 3 - 1 -

Operations research analysts

127 1,334 57 1,551 70 1,169

Statisticians

44 - 26 - 18 -

Miscellaneous mathematical science occupations

4 - 1 - 3 -

Architecture and engineering occupations

2,588 1,337 2,269 1,358 319 1,136

Architects, except naval

130 1,325 102 1,415 29 -

Surveyors, cartographers, and photogrammetrists

45 - 32 - 12 -

Aerospace engineers

120 1,645 111 1,665 10 -

Agricultural engineers

4 - 3 - 1 -

Biomedical engineers

11 - 10 - 1 -

Chemical engineers

71 1,509 61 1,582 10 -

Civil engineers

334 1,367 287 1,428 47 -

Computer hardware engineers

73 1,548 66 1,571 7 -

Electrical and electronics engineers

311 1,550 284 1,614 27 -

Environmental engineers

39 - 33 - 6 -

Industrial engineers, including health and safety

202 1,393 167 1,408 34 -

Marine engineers and naval architects

10 - 7 - 2 -

Materials engineers

36 - 30 - 6 -

Mechanical engineers

280 1,434 270 1,442 10 -

Mining and geological engineers, including mining safety engineers

9 - 8 - 0 -

Nuclear engineers

10 - 10 - 0 -

Petroleum engineers

33 - 30 - 3 -

Engineers, all other

315 1,439 275 1,456 40 -

Drafters

129 962 108 958 21 -

Engineering technicians, except drafters

360 989 312 1,008 48 -

Surveying and mapping technicians

67 885 63 891 4 -

Life, physical, and social science occupations

1,098 1,134 631 1,226 467 1,015

Agricultural and food scientists

34 - 23 - 10 -

Biological scientists

94 1,181 51 1,331 43 -

Conservation scientists and foresters

18 - 15 - 2 -

Medical scientists

123 1,163 64 1,331 59 1,060

Astronomers and physicists

22 - 19 - 3 -

Atmospheric and space scientists

14 - 13 - 2 -

Chemists and materials scientists

98 1,163 56 1,226 42 -

Environmental scientists and geoscientists

93 1,266 68 1,390 25 -

Physical scientists, all other

145 1,456 96 1,522 50 1,171

Economists

23 - 18 - 5 -

Survey researchers

3 - 1 - 2 -

Psychologists

93 1,228 21 - 72 1,155

Sociologists

4 - 2 - 1 -

Urban and regional planners

28 - 16 - 12 -

Miscellaneous social scientists and related workers

44 - 22 - 22 -

Agricultural and food science technicians

29 - 14 - 15 -

Biological technicians

14 - 8 - 6 -

Chemical technicians

62 779 45 - 17 -

Geological and petroleum technicians

22 - 12 - 10 -

Nuclear technicians

4 - 4 - 0 -

Social science research assistants

3 - 0 - 3 -

Miscellaneous life, physical, and social science technicians

128 745 62 825 66 620

Community and social service occupations

1,891 838 714 869 1,177 820

Counselors

519 848 172 833 347 855

Social workers

668 847 134 856 535 845

Probation officers and correctional treatment specialists

85 948 44 - 40 -

Social and human service assistants

124 637 25 - 99 656

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

74 667 24 - 51 642

Clergy

344 895 281 959 63 777

Directors, religious activities and education

37 - 14 - 23 -

Religious workers, all other

40 - 21 - 20 -

Legal occupations

1,315 1,328 600 1,884 716 1,013

Lawyers

690 1,909 462 2,055 228 1,636

Judicial law clerks

9 - 4 - 5 -

Judges, magistrates, and other judicial workers

64 1,637 38 - 26 -

Paralegals and legal assistants

372 872 54 919 317 865

Miscellaneous legal support workers

181 815 42 - 139 754

Education, training, and library occupations

6,454 915 1,766 1,133 4,687 858

Postsecondary teachers

920 1,216 497 1,366 424 1,055

Preschool and kindergarten teachers

494 589 9 - 485 588

Elementary and middle school teachers

2,435 942 464 1,128 1,971 921

Secondary school teachers

1,043 1,009 465 1,050 578 978

Special education teachers

307 944 43 - 264 940

Other teachers and instructors

372 785 151 917 220 729

Archivists, curators, and museum technicians

40 - 20 - 21 -

Librarians

143 966 24 - 120 960

Library technicians

21 - 4 - 17 -

Teacher assistants

567 458 51 493 515 452

Other education, training, and library workers

110 1,011 38 - 72 932

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

1,440 969 809 1,055 631 885

Artists and related workers

68 1,131 44 - 24 -

Designers

467 953 241 1,028 226 855

Actors

10 - 5 - 5 -

Producers and directors

75 1,048 41 - 34 -

Athletes, coaches, umpires, and related workers

89 958 63 1,018 25 -

Dancers and choreographers

5 - 0 - 5 -

Musicians, singers, and related workers

49 - 36 - 13 -

Entertainers and performers, sports and related workers, all other

14 - 9 - 5 -

Announcers

20 - 17 - 3 -

News analysts, reporters and correspondents

63 1,021 39 - 24 -

Public relations specialists

133 1,127 55 1,351 79 989

Editors

121 946 59 993 62 889

Technical writers

52 1,227 24 - 27 -

Writers and authors

86 899 40 - 46 -

Miscellaneous media and communication workers

43 - 15 - 28 -

Broadcast and sound engineering technicians and radio operators

70 875 64 924 5 -

Photographers

37 - 24 - 14 -

Television, video, and motion picture camera operators and editors

34 - 29 - 5 -

Media and communication equipment workers, all other

3 - 1 - 2 -

Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations

5,791 1,028 1,471 1,245 4,320 980

Chiropractors

7 - 4 - 3 -

Dentists

49 - 37 - 13 -

Dietitians and nutritionists

79 840 6 - 73 845

Optometrists

7 - 4 - 3 -

Pharmacists

223 1,877 107 1,879 116 1,871

Physicians and surgeons

655 1,887 429 2,099 226 1,418

Physician assistants

88 1,329 27 - 61 1,364

Podiatrists

1 - 0 - 1 -

Audiologists

7 - 1 - 6 -

Occupational therapists

85 1,189 3 - 82 1,200

Physical therapists

144 1,287 56 1,362 88 1,190

Radiation therapists

11 - 1 - 9 -

Recreational therapists

10 - 1 - 9 -

Respiratory therapists

92 979 36 - 56 936

Speech-language pathologists

88 1,128 3 - 86 1,121

Exercise physiologists

0 - 0 - 0 -

Therapists, all other

88 926 16 - 71 877

Veterinarians

49 - 20 - 29 -

Registered nurses

2,176 1,097 230 1,189 1,946 1,086

Nurse anesthetists

24 - 11 - 12 -

Nurse midwives

2 - 0 - 2 -

Nurse practitioners

77 1,610 12 - 65 1,530

Health diagnosing and treating practitioners, all other

3 - 3 - 0 -

Clinical laboratory technologists and technicians

256 869 76 943 180 842

Dental hygienists

51 1,045 0 - 50 1,047

Diagnostic related technologists and technicians

241 961 67 1,131 174 912

Emergency medical technicians and paramedics

145 780 100 809 44 -

Health practitioner support technologists and technicians

403 615 82 599 322 621

Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses

433 731 33 - 400 730

Medical records and health information technicians

74 618 9 - 65 663

Opticians, dispensing

41 - 17 - 24 -

Miscellaneous health technologists and technicians

113 772 42 - 71 714

Other healthcare practitioners and technical occupations

69 900 36 - 34 -

Service occupations

14,839 485 7,511 543 7,328 435

Healthcare support occupations

2,350 482 290 529 2,060 477

Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides

1,458 451 173 508 1,285 445

Occupational therapy assistants and aides

11 - 0 - 11 -

Physical therapist assistants and aides

45 - 19 - 26 -

Massage therapists

42 - 11 - 32 -

Dental assistants

174 579 2 - 172 581

Medical assistants

323 514 21 - 302 515

Medical transcriptionists

30 - 1 - 29 -

Pharmacy aides

30 - 2 - 28 -

Veterinary assistants and laboratory animal caretakers

22 - 7 - 15 -

Phlebotomists

101 520 19 - 82 516

Miscellaneous healthcare support occupations, including medical equipment preparers

112 487 35 - 77 462

Protective service occupations

2,655 791 2,154 841 500 658

First-line supervisors of correctional officers

51 820 33 - 17 -

First-line supervisors of police and detectives

105 1,216 89 1,240 16 -

First-line supervisors of fire fighting and prevention workers

59 1,271 59 1,272 0 -

First-line supervisors of protective service workers, all other

80 881 54 806 26 -

Firefighters

276 1,068 268 1,073 8 -

Fire inspectors

15 - 13 - 2 -

Bailiffs, correctional officers, and jailers

363 722 261 768 102 643

Detectives and criminal investigators

151 1,062 114 1,171 37 -

Fish and game wardens

5 - 4 - 1 -

Parking enforcement workers

3 - 2 - 1 -

Police and sheriff's patrol officers

629 979 554 1,016 76 815

Transit and railroad police

3 - 3 - 0 -

Animal control workers

8 - 5 - 3 -

Private detectives and investigators

76 848 42 - 34 -

Security guards and gaming surveillance officers

742 528 603 537 138 501

Crossing guards

17 - 8 - 9 -

Transportation security screeners

18 - 12 - 6 -

Lifeguards and other recreational, and all other protective service workers

55 472 32 - 24 -

Food preparation and serving related occupations

4,164 410 2,189 433 1,975 389

Chefs and head cooks

318 562 261 582 56 462

First-line supervisors of food preparation and serving workers

415 491 170 561 245 451

Cooks

1,240 389 833 403 408 361

Food preparation workers

432 383 191 408 241 357

Bartenders

209 460 97 520 112 421

Combined food preparation and serving workers, including fast food

166 382 57 406 109 368

Counter attendants, cafeteria, food concession, and coffee shop

56 350 17 - 40 -

Waiters and waitresses

891 411 322 456 569 396

Food servers, nonrestaurant

112 456 49 - 63 434

Dining room and cafeteria attendants and bartender helpers

137 370 70 374 67 366

Dishwashers

127 345 106 337 21 -

Hosts and hostesses, restaurant, lounge, and coffee shop

59 391 15 - 44 -

Food preparation and serving related workers, all other

1 - 1 - 0 -

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

3,430 465 2,275 501 1,156 407

First-line supervisors of housekeeping and janitorial workers

159 569 88 687 72 505

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

109 745 105 748 4 -

Janitors and building cleaners

1,514 484 1,134 511 380 408

Maids and housekeeping cleaners

791 399 123 425 668 395

Pest control workers

62 571 59 570 3 -

Grounds maintenance workers

795 455 766 452 29 -

Personal care and service occupations

2,241 468 603 569 1,637 428

First-line supervisors of gaming workers

92 752 59 864 34 -

First-line supervisors of personal service workers

83 600 30 - 53 518

Animal trainers

11 - 4 - 8 -

Nonfarm animal caretakers

78 414 21 - 57 417

Gaming services workers

74 604 36 - 38 -

Motion picture projectionists

0 - 0 - 0 -

Ushers, lobby attendants, and ticket takers

10 - 5 - 5 -

Miscellaneous entertainment attendants and related workers

61 470 35 - 26 -

Embalmers and funeral attendants

8 - 6 - 2 -

Morticians, undertakers, and funeral directors

23 - 19 - 3 -

Barbers

57 466 42 - 15 -

Hairdressers, hairstylists, and cosmetologists

294 473 22 - 272 468

Miscellaneous personal appearance workers

154 427 31 - 123 430

Baggage porters, bellhops, and concierges

49 - 41 - 7 -

Tour and travel guides

20 - 12 - 8 -

Childcare workers

425 390 31 - 395 386

Personal care aides

549 422 99 465 450 412

Recreation and fitness workers

174 575 71 675 102 542

Residential advisors

48 - 21 - 27 -

Personal care and service workers, all other

32 - 19 - 13 -

Sales and office occupations

23,115 655 9,202 768 13,914 610

Sales and related occupations

9,433 689 5,428 838 4,005 521

First-line supervisors of retail sales workers

2,295 711 1,317 792 977 598

First-line supervisors of non-retail sales workers

791 1,045 571 1,130 220 847

Cashiers

1,348 376 407 400 941 368

Counter and rental clerks

96 495 54 591 42 -

Parts salespersons

88 643 79 661 9 -

Retail salespersons

1,842 576 1,135 678 707 436

Advertising sales agents

191 909 100 945 91 842

Insurance sales agents

389 827 197 1,026 191 641

Securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents

220 1,131 156 1,247 64 862

Travel agents

44 - 11 - 33 -

Sales representatives, services, all other

415 935 286 992 130 825

Sales representatives, wholesale and manufacturing

1,091 1,064 806 1,161 285 822

Models, demonstrators, and product promoters

18 - 6 - 12 -

Real estate brokers and sales agents

328 789 134 1,031 194 680

Sales engineers

26 - 25 - 1 -

Telemarketers

65 464 35 - 29 -

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

43 - 27 - 16 -

Sales and related workers, all other

144 785 81 996 62 653

Office and administrative support occupations

13,683 643 3,774 700 9,909 629

First-line supervisors of office and administrative support workers

1,274 795 416 895 858 760

Switchboard operators, including answering service

28 - 8 - 20 -

Telephone operators

35 - 5 - 30 -

Communications equipment operators, all other

8 - 4 - 4 -

Bill and account collectors

183 640 61 681 122 633

Billing and posting clerks

394 627 47 - 347 615

Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks

857 677 102 740 755 672

Gaming cage workers

6 - 2 - 5 -

Payroll and timekeeping clerks

126 702 9 - 116 707

Procurement clerks

26 - 15 - 11 -

Tellers

268 497 30 - 238 499

Financial clerks, all other

44 - 12 - 32 -

Brokerage clerks

5 - 4 - 1 -

Correspondence clerks

6 - 2 - 4 -

Court, municipal, and license clerks

77 699 14 - 63 693

Credit authorizers, checkers, and clerks

42 - 10 - 31 -

Customer service representatives

1,535 608 502 684 1,033 585

Eligibility interviewers, government programs

78 769 17 - 61 730

File clerks

204 645 44 - 159 635

Hotel, motel, and resort desk clerks

73 522 29 - 44 -

Interviewers, except eligibility and loan

104 593 13 - 91 581

Library assistants, clerical

34 - 6 - 28 -

Loan interviewers and clerks

133 692 26 - 107 682

New accounts clerks

22 - 7 - 15 -

Order clerks

90 561 37 - 53 595

Human resources assistants, except payroll and timekeeping

105 759 17 - 88 724

Receptionists and information clerks

831 531 73 604 758 524

Reservation and transportation ticket agents and travel clerks

99 738 45 - 54 634

Information and record clerks, all other

87 661 15 - 73 677

Cargo and freight agents

21 - 15 - 5 -

Couriers and messengers

139 737 120 744 19 -

Dispatchers

252 648 94 796 159 605

Meter readers, utilities

25 - 21 - 5 -

Postal service clerks

137 980 64 1,000 73 910

Postal service mail carriers

279 990 186 1,026 93 907

Postal service mail sorters, processors, and processing machine operators

56 891 33 - 23 -

Production, planning, and expediting clerks

242 858 111 946 131 765

Shipping, receiving, and traffic clerks

458 556 333 577 125 522

Stock clerks and order fillers

936 505 625 516 310 484

Weighers, measurers, checkers, and samplers, recordkeeping

64 638 35 - 29 -

Secretaries and administrative assistants

2,251 669 105 803 2,146 665

Computer operators

87 785 42 - 45 -

Data entry keyers

259 591 57 611 202 586

Word processors and typists

90 624 8 - 82 622

Desktop publishers

3 - 3 - 0 -

Insurance claims and policy processing clerks

226 643 44 - 182 631

Mail clerks and mail machine operators, except postal service

72 580 44 - 27 -

Office clerks, general

798 601 131 607 667 600

Office machine operators, except computer

34 - 18 - 16 -

Proofreaders and copy markers

5 - 1 - 4 -

Statistical assistants

25 - 11 - 14 -

Office and administrative support workers, all other

452 707 103 788 349 686

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

9,968 740 9,579 749 389 550

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

777 435 611 457 166 377

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

39 - 34 - 5 -

Agricultural inspectors

17 - 12 - 5 -

Animal breeders

1 - 1 - 0 -

Graders and sorters, agricultural products

108 410 37 - 70 396

Miscellaneous agricultural workers

560 426 478 444 81 350

Fishers and related fishing workers

8 - 8 - 1 -

Hunters and trappers

2 - 0 - 2 -

Forest and conservation workers

5 - 5 - 0 -

Logging workers

37 - 36 - 2 -

Construction and extraction occupations

5,102 740 5,004 741 98 723

First-line supervisors of construction trades and extraction workers

488 1,019 475 1,018 13 -

Boilermakers

23 - 23 - 0 -

Brickmasons, blockmasons, and stonemasons

94 641 94 641 0 -

Carpenters

750 675 743 673 7 -

Carpet, floor, and tile installers and finishers

84 599 83 603 1 -

Cement masons, concrete finishers, and terrazzo workers

53 601 53 601 0 -

Construction laborers

937 607 913 609 24 -

Paving, surfacing, and tamping equipment operators

15 - 15 - 0 -

Pile-driver operators

2 - 2 - 0 -

Operating engineers and other construction equipment operators

321 805 316 805 5 -

Drywall installers, ceiling tile installers, and tapers

94 568 94 567 0 -

Electricians

574 932 563 929 11 -

Glaziers

38 - 38 - 0 -

Insulation workers

33 - 32 - 0 -

Painters, construction and maintenance

261 568 252 559 8 -

Paperhangers

2 - 2 - 0 -

Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters

436 878 430 876 6 -

Plasterers and stucco masons

14 - 14 - 0 -

Reinforcing iron and rebar workers

8 - 8 - 0 -

Roofers

123 533 121 524 2 -

Sheet metal workers

103 885 100 880 3 -

Structural iron and steel workers

60 759 59 767 1 -

Solar photovoltaic installers

4 - 4 - 0 -

Helpers, construction trades

42 - 40 - 1 -

Construction and building inspectors

87 932 83 940 4 -

Elevator installers and repairers

31 - 29 - 1 -

Fence erectors

26 - 26 - 0 -

Hazardous materials removal workers

28 - 23 - 4 -

Highway maintenance workers

98 683 97 683 1 -

Rail-track laying and maintenance equipment operators

7 - 7 - 0 -

Septic tank servicers and sewer pipe cleaners

6 - 6 - 0 -

Miscellaneous construction and related workers

24 - 23 - 1 -

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

32 - 32 - 1 -

Earth drillers, except oil and gas

28 - 28 - 0 -

Explosives workers, ordnance handling experts, and blasters

5 - 5 - 0 -

Mining machine operators

65 997 65 996 0 -

Roof bolters, mining

4 - 4 - 0 -

Roustabouts, oil and gas

16 - 15 - 1 -

Helpers--extraction workers

3 - 3 - 0 -

Other extraction workers

84 985 83 981 1 -

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

4,088 808 3,963 809 125 757

First-line supervisors of mechanics, installers, and repairers

280 936 262 934 17 -

Computer, automated teller, and office machine repairers

218 854 193 880 26 -

Radio and telecommunications equipment installers and repairers

142 885 132 898 10 -

Avionics technicians

10 - 7 - 3 -

Electric motor, power tool, and related repairers

37 - 37 - 0 -

Electrical and electronics installers and repairers, transportation equipment

5 - 5 - 0 -

Electrical and electronics repairers, industrial and utility

10 - 10 - 0 -

Electronic equipment installers and repairers, motor vehicles

15 - 14 - 1 -

Electronic home entertainment equipment installers and repairers

44 - 44 - 0 -

Security and fire alarm systems installers

34 - 34 - 0 -

Aircraft mechanics and service technicians

144 993 142 986 2 -

Automotive body and related repairers

120 619 119 618 2 -

Automotive glass installers and repairers

17 - 17 - 0 -

Automotive service technicians and mechanics

691 702 684 704 7 -

Bus and truck mechanics and diesel engine specialists

271 843 271 844 1 -

Heavy vehicle and mobile equipment service technicians and mechanics

174 941 171 942 3 -

Small engine mechanics

42 - 41 - 1 -

Miscellaneous vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers

67 493 66 496 1 -

Control and valve installers and repairers

25 - 24 - 1 -

Heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration mechanics and installers

280 827 276 829 4 -

Home appliance repairers

35 - 33 - 3 -

Industrial and refractory machinery mechanics

424 867 415 871 10 -

Maintenance and repair workers, general

371 731 364 732 6 -

Maintenance workers, machinery

25 - 22 - 3 -

Millwrights

50 938 46 - 3 -

Electrical power-line installers and repairers

117 988 115 990 2 -

Telecommunications line installers and repairers

171 915 164 910 8 -

Precision instrument and equipment repairers

44 - 38 - 5 -

Wind turbine service technicians

1 - 1 - 0 -

Coin, vending, and amusement machine servicers and repairers

23 - 22 - 1 -

Commercial divers

0 - 0 - 0 -

Locksmiths and safe repairers

17 - 17 - 0 -

Manufactured building and mobile home installers

4 - 4 - 0 -

Riggers

10 - 10 - 0 -

Signal and track switch repairers

3 - 3 - 0 -

Helpers--installation, maintenance, and repair workers

20 - 20 - 0 -

Other installation, maintenance, and repair workers

147 677 142 671 5 -

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

13,842 624 11,069 675 2,773 493

Production occupations

7,427 627 5,497 695 1,930 496

First-line supervisors of production and operating workers

734 917 601 954 132 674

Aircraft structure, surfaces, rigging, and systems assemblers

22 - 17 - 5 -

Electrical, electronics, and electromechanical assemblers

155 564 77 620 78 520

Engine and other machine assemblers

32 - 26 - 5 -

Structural metal fabricators and fitters

19 - 17 - 2 -

Miscellaneous assemblers and fabricators

833 557 513 606 320 499

Bakers

121 474 65 501 55 450

Butchers and other meat, poultry, and fish processing workers

273 507 208 537 64 417

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

10 - 5 - 4 -

Food batchmakers

59 512 27 - 32 -

Food cooking machine operators and tenders

13 - 9 - 4 -

Food processing workers, all other

90 529 67 549 23 -

Computer control programmers and operators

67 710 62 728 5 -

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

10 - 7 - 3 -

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

10 - 10 - 0 -

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

7 - 7 - 0 -

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

80 556 65 575 15 -

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

3 - 2 - 1 -

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

53 588 48 - 5 -

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

15 - 11 - 4 -

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

3 - 3 - 0 -

Machinists

381 760 366 762 16 -

Metal furnace operators, tenders, pourers, and casters

12 - 12 - 1 -

Model makers and patternmakers, metal and plastic

7 - 6 - 1 -

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

38 - 30 - 9 -

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

7 - 7 - 0 -

Tool and die makers

51 1,005 51 1,005 0 -

Welding, soldering, and brazing workers

551 712 525 722 26 -

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

5 - 5 - 0 -

Layout workers, metal and plastic

6 - 6 - 0 -

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

16 - 13 - 2 -

Tool grinders, filers, and sharpeners

2 - 2 - 0 -

Metal workers and plastic workers, all other

374 618 304 645 70 544

Prepress technicians and workers

23 - 14 - 9 -

Printing press operators

167 628 139 666 28 -

Print binding and finishing workers

17 - 8 - 9 -

Laundry and dry-cleaning workers

123 410 57 462 66 359

Pressers, textile, garment, and related materials

41 - 12 - 29 -

Sewing machine operators

127 385 41 - 86 369

Shoe and leather workers and repairers

5 - 3 - 2 -

Shoe machine operators and tenders

10 - 5 - 5 -

Tailors, dressmakers, and sewers

42 - 12 - 30 -

Textile bleaching and dyeing machine operators and tenders

5 - 5 - 1 -

Textile cutting machine setters, operators, and tenders

9 - 5 - 4 -

Textile knitting and weaving machine setters, operators, and tenders

6 - 0 - 5 -

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

15 - 10 - 5 -

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

2 - 2 - 0 -

Fabric and apparel patternmakers

1 - 0 - 1 -

Upholsterers

14 - 12 - 1 -

Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers, all other

16 - 6 - 10 -

Cabinetmakers and bench carpenters

35 - 34 - 2 -

Furniture finishers

5 - 3 - 2 -

Model makers and patternmakers, wood

0 - 0 - 0 -

Sawing machine setters, operators, and tenders, wood

26 - 25 - 1 -

Woodworking machine setters, operators, and tenders, except sawing

21 - 18 - 3 -

Woodworkers, all other

12 - 12 - 0 -

Power plant operators, distributors, and dispatchers

43 - 41 - 2 -

Stationary engineers and boiler operators

105 830 99 831 6 -

Water and wastewater treatment plant and system operators

70 862 67 870 3 -

Miscellaneous plant and system operators

35 - 31 - 4 -

Chemical processing machine setters, operators, and tenders

72 851 62 890 10 -

Crushing, grinding, polishing, mixing, and blending workers

86 628 74 651 12 -

Cutting workers

60 524 49 - 11 -

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

38 - 28 - 10 -

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

14 - 12 - 1 -

Inspectors, testers, sorters, samplers, and weighers

621 729 416 824 206 570

Jewelers and precious stone and metal workers

22 - 13 - 9 -

Medical, dental, and ophthalmic laboratory technicians

76 585 35 - 42 -

Packaging and filling machine operators and tenders

242 481 111 553 131 431

Painting workers

135 626 111 654 24 -

Photographic process workers and processing machine operators

39 - 24 - 15 -

Semiconductor processors

6 - 2 - 3 -

Adhesive bonding machine operators and tenders

8 - 6 - 2 -

Cleaning, washing, and metal pickling equipment operators and tenders

8 - 7 - 1 -

Cooling and freezing equipment operators and tenders

2 - 1 - 1 -

Etchers and engravers

4 - 3 - 1 -

Molders, shapers, and casters, except metal and plastic

26 - 21 - 5 -

Paper goods machine setters, operators, and tenders

32 - 23 - 9 -

Tire builders

17 - 14 - 3 -

Helpers--production workers

40 - 26 - 13 -

Production workers, all other

849 584 626 619 223 504

Transportation and material moving occupations

6,415 621 5,572 650 843 487

Supervisors of transportation and material moving workers

189 812 146 873 42 -

Aircraft pilots and flight engineers

90 1,440 86 1,444 4 -

Air traffic controllers and airfield operations specialists

47 - 44 - 3 -

Flight attendants

59 775 16 - 42 -

Ambulance drivers and attendants, except emergency medical technicians

16 - 13 - 3 -

Bus drivers

302 601 177 652 126 516

Driver/sales workers and truck drivers

2,533 730 2,433 736 101 537

Taxi drivers and chauffeurs

183 554 161 572 22 -

Motor vehicle operators, all other

35 - 28 - 7 -

Locomotive engineers and operators

44 - 42 - 2 -

Railroad brake, signal, and switch operators

9 - 9 - 0 -

Railroad conductors and yardmasters

46 - 45 - 2 -

Subway, streetcar, and other rail transportation workers

12 - 12 - 0 -

Sailors and marine oilers

15 - 14 - 1 -

Ship and boat captains and operators

29 - 28 - 1 -

Ship engineers

5 - 5 - 0 -

Bridge and lock tenders

8 - 8 - 0 -

Parking lot attendants

50 404 45 - 5 -

Automotive and watercraft service attendants

67 428 63 453 4 -

Transportation inspectors

29 - 25 - 4 -

Transportation attendants, except flight attendants

23 - 8 - 15 -

Other transportation workers

14 - 13 - 1 -

Conveyor operators and tenders

3 - 1 - 2 -

Crane and tower operators

61 753 58 777 3 -

Dredge, excavating, and loading machine operators

32 - 31 - 1 -

Hoist and winch operators

5 - 5 - 0 -

Industrial truck and tractor operators

498 562 467 566 31 -

Cleaners of vehicles and equipment

217 425 187 431 30 -

Laborers and freight, stock, and material movers, hand

1,322 510 1,103 519 218 476

Machine feeders and offbearers

26 - 18 - 8 -

Packers and packagers, hand

306 404 146 426 160 394

Pumping station operators

21 - 20 - 1 -

Refuse and recyclable material collectors

75 501 71 497 3 -

Mine shuttle car operators

1 - 1 - 0 -

Tank car, truck, and ship loaders

3 - 3 - 0 -

Material moving workers, all other

40 - 39 - 1 -

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).

Last Modified Date: February 5, 2013