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39. Median weekly earnings of full-time wage and salary workers by detailed occupation and sex
[Numbers in thousands]
Occupation 2018
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

115,567 $886 64,142 $973 51,425 $789

Management, professional, and related occupations

48,808 1,246 23,685 1,468 25,123 1,078

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

19,863 1,355 10,668 1,537 9,195 1,168

Management occupations

13,477 1,429 7,754 1,585 5,724 1,236

Chief executives

1,098 2,291 790 2,488 307 1,736

General and operations managers

939 1,338 656 1,427 283 1,139

Legislators

14 - 10 - 4 -

Advertising and promotions managers

39 - 23 - 16 -

Marketing and sales managers

963 1,567 517 1,852 447 1,362

Public relations and fundraising managers

61 1,415 18 - 43 -

Administrative services managers

147 1,215 101 1,266 46 -

Computer and information systems managers

601 1,877 448 1,920 153 1,727

Financial managers

1,158 1,466 495 1,784 663 1,262

Compensation and benefits managers

21 - 5 - 16 -

Human resources managers

294 1,381 73 1,761 221 1,330

Training and development managers

52 1,448 21 - 31 -

Industrial production managers

243 1,465 188 1,573 55 1,296

Purchasing managers

222 1,362 123 1,431 99 1,229

Transportation, storage, and distribution managers

269 1,131 226 1,138 43 -

Farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers

119 945 99 1,010 21 -

Construction managers

625 1,431 572 1,467 53 1,202

Education administrators

857 1,381 294 1,563 563 1,245

Architectural and engineering managers

149 2,226 131 2,285 19 -

Food service managers

827 809 420 922 407 708

Funeral service managers

0 - 0 - 0 -

Gaming managers

23 - 15 - 8 -

Lodging managers

112 955 48 - 64 920

Medical and health services managers

567 1,408 149 1,729 418 1,331

Natural sciences managers

8 - 4 - 4 -

Postmasters and mail superintendents

22 - 8 - 15 -

Property, real estate, and community association managers

390 1,018 181 1,148 208 927

Social and community service managers

363 1,141 112 1,336 251 1,057

Emergency management directors

9 - 6 - 3 -

Managers, all other

3,285 1,525 2,022 1,628 1,263 1,341

Business and financial operations occupations

6,385 1,216 2,914 1,383 3,471 1,105

Agents and business managers of artists, performers, and athletes

31 - 13 - 18 -

Buyers and purchasing agents, farm products

10 - 7 - 3 -

Wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products

147 878 82 878 65 880

Purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products

223 1,160 121 1,209 102 1,032

Claims adjusters, appraisers, examiners, and investigators

334 998 145 1,167 189 913

Compliance officers

278 1,296 129 1,450 149 1,165

Cost estimators

109 1,165 95 1,208 14 -

Human resources workers

620 1,161 190 1,328 429 1,107

Compensation, benefits, and job analysis specialists

48 - 17 - 31 -

Training and development specialists

111 1,092 47 - 64 1,086

Logisticians

127 1,019 81 1,131 46 -

Management analysts

635 1,532 356 1,642 279 1,437

Meeting, convention, and event planners

89 1,002 21 - 69 1,006

Fundraisers

82 1,262 22 - 60 1,168

Market research analysts and marketing specialists

299 1,246 125 1,503 174 1,148

Business operations specialists, all other

223 1,150 95 1,234 127 1,072

Accountants and auditors

1,615 1,209 646 1,404 969 1,108

Appraisers and assessors of real estate

47 - 24 - 22 -

Budget analysts

52 1,351 17 - 35 -

Credit analysts

27 - 12 - 14 -

Financial analysts

261 1,470 138 1,599 122 1,197

Personal financial advisors

414 1,473 268 1,647 146 1,207

Insurance underwriters

122 1,268 51 1,413 71 1,032

Financial examiners

11 - 2 - 9 -

Credit counselors and loan officers

332 1,168 155 1,443 177 948

Tax examiners and collectors, and revenue agents

42 - 13 - 29 -

Tax preparers

62 1,028 26 - 36 -

Financial specialists, all other

35 - 13 - 22 -

Professional and related occupations

28,945 1,176 13,017 1,425 15,929 1,024

Computer and mathematical occupations

4,755 1,539 3,571 1,604 1,184 1,345

Computer and information research scientists

20 - 16 - 4 -

Computer systems analysts

580 1,521 358 1,647 222 1,246

Information security analysts

93 1,635 75 1,625 18 -

Computer programmers

428 1,591 338 1,662 91 1,445

Software developers, applications and systems software

1,611 1,864 1,283 1,894 327 1,644

Web developers

164 1,333 115 1,418 49 -

Computer support specialists

516 1,085 376 1,114 140 1,015

Database administrators

108 1,493 67 1,573 40 -

Network and computer systems administrators

192 1,430 155 1,478 37 -

Computer network architects

112 1,765 102 1,771 10 -

Computer occupations, all other

678 1,226 548 1,238 131 1,208

Actuaries

35 - 24 - 11 -

Mathematicians

3 - 2 - 1 -

Operations research analysts

125 1,418 66 1,566 58 1,299

Statisticians

85 1,437 41 - 43 -

Miscellaneous mathematical science occupations

5 - 3 - 2 -

Architecture and engineering occupations

2,994 1,484 2,541 1,528 453 1,259

Architects, except naval

170 1,464 118 1,538 52 1,301

Surveyors, cartographers, and photogrammetrists

35 - 28 - 7 -

Aerospace engineers

145 1,788 129 1,836 16 -

Agricultural engineers

5 - 5 - 0 -

Biomedical engineers

12 - 11 - 1 -

Chemical engineers

65 1,858 57 1,858 8 -

Civil engineers

410 1,495 346 1,551 63 1,282

Computer hardware engineers

70 1,772 60 1,852 11 -

Electrical and electronics engineers

282 1,646 251 1,661 31 -

Environmental engineers

35 - 30 - 5 -

Industrial engineers, including health and safety

245 1,499 191 1,571 54 1,163

Marine engineers and naval architects

15 - 15 - 0 -

Materials engineers

42 - 32 - 10 -

Mechanical engineers

313 1,562 282 1,581 31 -

Mining and geological engineers, including mining safety engineers

8 - 6 - 2 -

Nuclear engineers

13 - 12 - 1 -

Petroleum engineers

27 - 22 - 5 -

Engineers, all other

528 1,575 463 1,610 65 1,356

Drafters

112 1,021 91 1,029 22 -

Engineering technicians, except drafters

398 1,129 332 1,154 66 934

Surveying and mapping technicians

63 984 60 995 3 -

Life, physical, and social science occupations

1,308 1,270 733 1,357 575 1,156

Agricultural and food scientists

30 - 16 - 13 -

Biological scientists

101 1,250 55 1,164 46 -

Conservation scientists and foresters

17 - 9 - 8 -

Medical scientists

160 1,319 80 1,416 81 1,156

Life scientists, all other

1 - 0 - 1 -

Astronomers and physicists

14 - 14 - 0 -

Atmospheric and space scientists

7 - 6 - 1 -

Chemists and materials scientists

115 1,284 70 1,362 45 -

Environmental scientists and geoscientists

80 1,336 52 1,427 28 -

Physical scientists, all other

289 1,455 169 1,582 120 1,341

Economists

35 - 29 - 6 -

Survey researchers

0 - 0 - 0 -

Psychologists

134 1,331 35 - 99 1,255

Sociologists

5 - 2 - 3 -

Urban and regional planners

28 - 15 - 13 -

Miscellaneous social scientists and related workers

39 - 25 - 14 -

Agricultural and food science technicians

31 - 24 - 7 -

Biological technicians

17 - 10 - 7 -

Chemical technicians

58 1,002 42 - 17 -

Geological and petroleum technicians

11 - 7 - 4 -

Nuclear technicians

11 - 8 - 3 -

Social science research assistants

0 - 0 - 0 -

Miscellaneous life, physical, and social science technicians

124 862 66 893 58 856

Community and social service occupations

2,223 913 754 984 1,469 886

Counselors

705 941 199 1,004 506 913

Social workers

753 907 141 958 611 897

Probation officers and correctional treatment specialists

105 944 45 - 60 930

Social and human service assistants

166 749 33 - 133 752

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

62 881 14 - 48 -

Clergy

337 990 268 1,036 68 855

Directors, religious activities and education

51 927 27 - 25 -

Religious workers, all other

45 - 27 - 18 -

Legal occupations

1,466 1,467 651 1,910 815 1,243

Lawyers

853 1,947 509 2,202 344 1,762

Judicial law clerks

15 - 7 - 8 -

Judges, magistrates, and other judicial workers

69 1,602 49 - 19 -

Paralegals and legal assistants

413 948 54 917 359 953

Miscellaneous legal support workers

117 1,143 32 - 85 1,109

Education, training, and library occupations

7,166 1,002 1,915 1,235 5,251 934

Postsecondary teachers

994 1,439 534 1,603 460 1,253

Preschool and kindergarten teachers

568 648 14 - 555 643

Elementary and middle school teachers

3,030 1,010 620 1,148 2,410 982

Secondary school teachers

948 1,141 392 1,226 556 1,092

Special education teachers

324 1,039 43 - 281 1,042

Other teachers and instructors

388 957 172 1,095 215 840

Archivists, curators, and museum technicians

37 - 17 - 20 -

Librarians

127 927 29 - 98 910

Library technicians

10 - 3 - 7 -

Teacher assistants

615 556 62 584 553 550

Other education, training, and library workers

125 1,095 30 - 95 1,036

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

1,880 1,086 1,052 1,151 828 997

Artists and related workers

64 1,078 46 - 18 -

Designers

684 1,060 357 1,169 327 932

Actors

7 - 5 - 2 -

Producers and directors

147 1,224 98 1,476 49 -

Athletes, coaches, umpires, and related workers

164 1,044 129 1,049 35 -

Dancers and choreographers

11 - 4 - 7 -

Musicians, singers, and related workers

47 - 28 - 19 -

Entertainers and performers, sports and related workers, all other

17 - 7 - 10 -

Announcers

26 - 22 - 4 -

News analysts, reporters and correspondents

59 1,012 29 - 30 -

Public relations specialists

118 1,313 40 - 78 1,169

Editors

124 1,112 57 1,104 67 1,138

Technical writers

60 1,318 25 - 35 -

Writers and authors

110 1,233 42 - 68 1,036

Miscellaneous media and communication workers

62 880 12 - 51 850

Broadcast and sound engineering technicians and radio operators

73 1,028 66 1,038 7 -

Photographers

68 904 51 1,006 16 -

Television, video, and motion picture camera operators and editors

35 - 30 - 6 -

Media and communication equipment workers, all other

4 - 4 - 0 -

Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations

7,154 1,140 1,800 1,383 5,354 1,078

Chiropractors

15 - 12 - 3 -

Dentists

56 1,884 27 - 28 -

Dietitians and nutritionists

70 967 8 - 63 940

Optometrists

29 - 13 - 15 -

Pharmacists

263 2,071 98 2,271 165 1,890

Physicians and surgeons

827 2,001 475 2,513 352 1,677

Physician assistants

118 1,752 37 - 80 1,646

Podiatrists

4 - 3 - 1 -

Audiologists

8 - 2 - 6 -

Occupational therapists

80 1,283 16 - 64 1,252

Physical therapists

209 1,395 71 1,410 139 1,387

Radiation therapists

13 - 6 - 8 -

Recreational therapists

11 - 1 - 10 -

Respiratory therapists

95 1,074 36 - 59 1,000

Speech-language pathologists

105 1,215 6 - 100 1,214

Exercise physiologists

2 - 0 - 2 -

Therapists, all other

155 1,047 33 - 122 1,014

Veterinarians

64 1,677 18 - 46 -

Registered nurses

2,584 1,167 315 1,271 2,270 1,156

Nurse anesthetists

22 - 13 - 8 -

Nurse midwives

2 - 0 - 2 -

Nurse practitioners

158 1,894 24 - 134 1,891

Health diagnosing and treating practitioners, all other

10 - 6 - 4 -

Clinical laboratory technologists and technicians

290 893 75 819 215 911

Dental hygienists

75 1,047 3 - 72 1,055

Diagnostic related technologists and technicians

269 1,140 97 1,232 172 1,061

Emergency medical technicians and paramedics

180 894 122 943 59 764

Health practitioner support technologists and technicians

542 691 112 807 431 655

Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses

490 757 56 936 434 743

Medical records and health information technicians

140 765 11 - 129 739

Opticians, dispensing

47 - 11 - 36 -

Miscellaneous health technologists and technicians

117 873 44 - 73 791

Other healthcare practitioners and technical occupations

100 1,022 48 - 52 961

Service occupations

16,288 569 7,948 641 8,340 511

Healthcare support occupations

2,595 561 361 661 2,235 548

Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides

1,419 516 154 558 1,265 513

Occupational therapy assistants and aides

24 - 4 - 21 -

Physical therapist assistants and aides

68 848 24 - 43 -

Massage therapists

40 - 15 - 24 -

Dental assistants

197 606 9 - 187 598

Medical assistants

499 612 45 - 454 607

Medical transcriptionists

23 - 4 - 18 -

Pharmacy aides

28 - 5 - 23 -

Veterinary assistants and laboratory animal caretakers

49 - 10 - 39 -

Phlebotomists

96 624 29 - 67 602

Miscellaneous healthcare support occupations, including medical equipment preparers

154 598 61 703 93 559

Protective service occupations

2,836 848 2,258 922 578 613

First-line supervisors of correctional officers

47 - 35 - 13 -

First-line supervisors of police and detectives

85 1,460 74 1,461 12 -

First-line supervisors of fire fighting and prevention workers

52 1,304 50 1,321 2 -

First-line supervisors of protective service workers, all other

74 839 58 886 16 -

Firefighters

295 1,126 280 1,133 14 -

Fire inspectors

18 - 16 - 2 -

Bailiffs, correctional officers, and jailers

394 742 289 811 105 646

Detectives and criminal investigators

157 1,331 122 1,317 35 -

Fish and game wardens

6 - 5 - 0 -

Parking enforcement workers

4 - 0 - 4 -

Police and sheriff's patrol officers

728 1,092 622 1,131 106 816

Transit and railroad police

1 - 1 - 0 -

Animal control workers

13 - 5 - 8 -

Private detectives and investigators

89 851 43 - 46 -

Security guards and gaming surveillance officers

781 596 594 636 187 506

Crossing guards

28 - 22 - 6 -

Transportation security screeners

33 - 27 - 6 -

Lifeguards and other recreational, and all other protective service workers

31 - 15 - 16 -

Food preparation and serving related occupations

4,394 501 2,210 533 2,184 473

Chefs and head cooks

365 615 300 624 65 562

First-line supervisors of food preparation and serving workers

397 583 166 668 231 539

Cooks

1,325 486 804 518 521 437

Food preparation workers

473 463 206 486 267 446

Bartenders

275 581 124 601 151 560

Combined food preparation and serving workers, including fast food

147 436 64 410 83 475

Counter attendants, cafeteria, food concession, and coffee shop

41 - 19 - 22 -

Waiters and waitresses

932 496 321 551 611 478

Food servers, nonrestaurant

106 484 32 - 74 475

Dining room and cafeteria attendants and bartender helpers

118 447 59 500 58 408

Dishwashers

111 441 89 434 22 -

Hosts and hostesses, restaurant, lounge, and coffee shop

102 471 24 - 78 473

Food preparation and serving related workers, all other

2 - 1 - 1 -

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

3,695 551 2,373 604 1,322 477

First-line supervisors of housekeeping and janitorial workers

193 711 116 772 77 615

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

95 770 93 774 2 -

Janitors and building cleaners

1,672 571 1,193 607 480 491

Maids and housekeeping cleaners

825 467 102 559 723 457

Pest control workers

75 688 70 725 4 -

Grounds maintenance workers

834 572 798 576 36 -

Personal care and service occupations

2,768 544 746 638 2,022 517

First-line supervisors of gaming workers

125 793 83 914 43 -

First-line supervisors of personal service workers

86 747 27 - 60 739

Animal trainers

11 - 4 - 7 -

Nonfarm animal caretakers

102 555 24 - 79 548

Gaming services workers

73 654 37 - 36 -

Motion picture projectionists

0 - 0 - 0 -

Ushers, lobby attendants, and ticket takers

5 - 3 - 3 -

Miscellaneous entertainment attendants and related workers

85 523 56 518 28 -

Embalmers and funeral attendants

11 - 8 - 3 -

Morticians, undertakers, and funeral directors

27 - 20 - 7 -

Barbers

48 - 34 - 15 -

Hairdressers, hairstylists, and cosmetologists

309 545 22 - 287 548

Miscellaneous personal appearance workers

258 523 52 615 206 512

Baggage porters, bellhops, and concierges

73 620 59 652 13 -

Tour and travel guides

22 - 13 - 9 -

Childcare workers

437 500 32 - 405 492

Personal care aides

786 500 132 555 654 493

Recreation and fitness workers

208 603 100 724 109 543

Residential advisors

29 - 11 - 18 -

Personal care and service workers, all other

74 522 32 - 42 -

Sales and office occupations

23,714 742 9,548 846 14,166 696

Sales and related occupations

10,077 798 5,621 949 4,455 651

First-line supervisors of retail sales workers

2,421 795 1,359 911 1,062 672

First-line supervisors of non-retail sales workers

893 1,153 588 1,199 305 1,054

Cashiers

1,390 465 377 468 1,013 463

Counter and rental clerks

82 729 51 769 30 -

Parts salespersons

109 702 98 718 11 -

Retail salespersons

1,860 657 1,144 764 716 543

Advertising sales agents

169 998 91 950 79 1,053

Insurance sales agents

466 859 205 1,048 261 809

Securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents

197 1,440 131 1,639 66 1,047

Travel agents

53 789 10 - 43 -

Sales representatives, services, all other

427 1,230 315 1,345 113 933

Sales representatives, wholesale and manufacturing

1,112 1,161 817 1,239 295 1,009

Models, demonstrators, and product promoters

15 - 3 - 11 -

Real estate brokers and sales agents

528 1,019 236 1,264 291 883

Sales engineers

38 - 34 - 4 -

Telemarketers

50 559 19 - 31 -

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

41 - 25 - 17 -

Sales and related workers, all other

227 1,036 118 1,323 109 873

Office and administrative support occupations

13,637 717 3,926 738 9,711 711

First-line supervisors of office and administrative support workers

1,279 885 386 1,050 892 835

Switchboard operators, including answering service

21 - 3 - 19 -

Telephone operators

29 - 6 - 22 -

Communications equipment operators, all other

7 - 5 - 2 -

Bill and account collectors

114 711 28 - 85 694

Billing and posting clerks

417 721 56 664 361 725

Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks

679 742 104 778 575 739

Gaming cage workers

7 - 1 - 6 -

Payroll and timekeeping clerks

111 827 11 - 100 807

Procurement clerks

30 - 16 - 14 -

Tellers

240 584 34 - 206 584

Financial clerks, all other

77 839 30 - 48 -

Brokerage clerks

5 - 2 - 4 -

Correspondence clerks

5 - 2 - 3 -

Court, municipal, and license clerks

78 897 17 - 61 804

Credit authorizers, checkers, and clerks

50 818 21 - 30 -

Customer service representatives

1,904 683 678 689 1,226 680

Eligibility interviewers, government programs

67 887 14 - 53 841

File clerks

110 650 23 - 86 624

Hotel, motel, and resort desk clerks

85 520 29 - 56 505

Interviewers, except eligibility and loan

114 702 18 - 96 686

Library assistants, clerical

34 - 8 - 26 -

Loan interviewers and clerks

115 827 16 - 99 797

New accounts clerks

21 - 8 - 13 -

Order clerks

57 659 28 - 29 -

Human resources assistants, except payroll and timekeeping

53 816 7 - 45 -

Receptionists and information clerks

934 605 81 593 853 606

Reservation and transportation ticket agents and travel clerks

109 745 50 681 60 766

Information and record clerks, all other

95 733 24 - 71 724

Cargo and freight agents

18 - 6 - 12 -

Couriers and messengers

192 786 164 821 29 -

Dispatchers

270 783 108 926 162 725

Meter readers, utilities

24 - 22 - 2 -

Postal service clerks

115 765 51 758 63 771

Postal service mail carriers

288 931 170 983 118 808

Postal service mail sorters, processors, and processing machine operators

53 980 22 - 32 -

Production, planning, and expediting clerks

252 870 119 1,004 134 790

Shipping, receiving, and traffic clerks

524 632 365 654 160 590

Stock clerks and order fillers

988 562 629 558 359 570

Weighers, measurers, checkers, and samplers, recordkeeping

44 - 30 - 14 -

Secretaries and administrative assistants

1,977 759 122 903 1,855 753

Computer operators

67 763 27 - 40 -

Data entry keyers

224 655 52 730 173 643

Word processors and typists

53 858 9 - 43 -

Desktop publishers

1 - 1 - 0 -

Insurance claims and policy processing clerks

211 719 36 - 175 713

Mail clerks and mail machine operators, except postal service

44 - 31 - 13 -

Office clerks, general

925 697 128 670 797 701

Office machine operators, except computer

13 - 5 - 9 -

Proofreaders and copy markers

7 - 2 - 4 -

Statistical assistants

41 - 16 - 25 -

Office and administrative support workers, all other

456 794 104 920 352 762

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

11,546 824 11,030 834 516 638

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

850 581 667 602 183 483

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

45 - 37 - 7 -

Agricultural inspectors

18 - 13 - 6 -

Animal breeders

2 - 2 - 0 -

Graders and sorters, agricultural products

75 593 38 - 37 -

Miscellaneous agricultural workers

641 552 512 578 130 474

Fishers and related fishing workers

12 - 12 - 0 -

Hunters and trappers

3 - 3 - 0 -

Forest and conservation workers

17 - 15 - 3 -

Logging workers

36 - 36 - 0 -

Construction and extraction occupations

6,414 808 6,223 809 191 785

First-line supervisors of construction trades and extraction workers

541 1,059 521 1,073 20 -

Boilermakers

16 - 16 - 0 -

Brickmasons, blockmasons, and stonemasons

102 763 100 761 2 -

Carpenters

973 756 953 759 20 -

Carpet, floor, and tile installers and finishers

108 692 105 682 4 -

Cement masons, concrete finishers, and terrazzo workers

46 - 46 - 0 -

Construction laborers

1,470 717 1,421 717 49 -

Paving, surfacing, and tamping equipment operators

19 - 18 - 0 -

Pile-driver operators

1 - 1 - 0 -

Operating engineers and other construction equipment operators

328 905 323 905 5 -

Drywall installers, ceiling tile installers, and tapers

125 704 124 707 1 -

Electricians

781 965 766 966 16 -

Glaziers

35 - 35 - 0 -

Insulation workers

49 - 48 - 1 -

Painters, construction and maintenance

380 679 360 679 20 -

Paperhangers

3 - 3 - 0 -

Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters

531 921 514 916 17 -

Plasterers and stucco masons

15 - 14 - 1 -

Reinforcing iron and rebar workers

3 - 3 - 0 -

Roofers

148 687 146 686 2 -

Sheet metal workers

129 881 127 882 2 -

Structural iron and steel workers

52 934 51 941 1 -

Solar photovoltaic installers

9 - 9 - 0 -

Helpers, construction trades

68 620 67 622 1 -

Construction and building inspectors

82 996 68 1,015 14 -

Elevator installers and repairers

25 - 23 - 2 -

Fence erectors

21 - 21 - 0 -

Hazardous materials removal workers

30 - 27 - 3 -

Highway maintenance workers

109 781 105 772 4 -

Rail-track laying and maintenance equipment operators

12 - 12 - 0 -

Septic tank servicers and sewer pipe cleaners

6 - 6 - 0 -

Miscellaneous construction and related workers

25 - 24 - 0 -

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

29 - 28 - 1 -

Earth drillers, except oil and gas

23 - 23 - 0 -

Explosives workers, ordnance handling experts, and blasters

14 - 14 - 0 -

Mining machine operators

59 1,402 55 1,389 4 -

Roof bolters, mining

1 - 1 - 0 -

Roustabouts, oil and gas

9 - 9 - 0 -

Helpers--extraction workers

2 - 2 - 0 -

Other extraction workers

35 - 34 - 0 -

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

4,282 934 4,140 936 142 823

First-line supervisors of mechanics, installers, and repairers

270 1,087 255 1,111 15 -

Computer, automated teller, and office machine repairers

157 932 137 940 20 -

Radio and telecommunications equipment installers and repairers

125 1,131 108 1,134 18 -

Avionics technicians

11 - 10 - 1 -

Electric motor, power tool, and related repairers

22 - 20 - 2 -

Electrical and electronics installers and repairers, transportation equipment

0 - 0 - 0 -

Electrical and electronics repairers, industrial and utility

12 - 10 - 2 -

Electronic equipment installers and repairers, motor vehicles

5 - 5 - 0 -

Electronic home entertainment equipment installers and repairers

29 - 29 - 0 -

Security and fire alarm systems installers

47 - 47 - 0 -

Aircraft mechanics and service technicians

155 1,117 147 1,141 7 -

Automotive body and related repairers

114 820 114 820 0 -

Automotive glass installers and repairers

22 - 21 - 1 -

Automotive service technicians and mechanics

709 800 698 802 10 -

Bus and truck mechanics and diesel engine specialists

358 942 352 943 5 -

Heavy vehicle and mobile equipment service technicians and mechanics

199 1,013 196 1,011 3 -

Small engine mechanics

28 - 28 - 0 -

Miscellaneous vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers

68 611 65 612 3 -

Control and valve installers and repairers

20 - 18 - 2 -

Heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration mechanics and installers

384 890 381 891 3 -

Home appliance repairers

28 - 28 - 0 -

Industrial and refractory machinery mechanics

424 981 418 982 6 -

Maintenance and repair workers, general

456 870 439 874 16 -

Maintenance workers, machinery

23 - 23 - 0 -

Millwrights

40 - 39 - 1 -

Electrical power-line installers and repairers

129 1,300 124 1,292 5 -

Telecommunications line installers and repairers

196 1,014 187 1,026 9 -

Precision instrument and equipment repairers

46 - 39 - 6 -

Wind turbine service technicians

2 - 2 - 0 -

Coin, vending, and amusement machine servicers and repairers

25 - 23 - 2 -

Commercial divers

0 - 0 - 0 -

Locksmiths and safe repairers

18 - 18 - 0 -

Manufactured building and mobile home installers

5 - 5 - 0 -

Riggers

13 - 13 - 0 -

Signal and track switch repairers

14 - 14 - 0 -

Helpers--installation, maintenance, and repair workers

17 - 17 - 1 -

Other installation, maintenance, and repair workers

111 827 108 837 3 -

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

15,210 707 11,932 762 3,279 561

Production occupations

7,668 723 5,627 793 2,041 575

First-line supervisors of production and operating workers

792 980 642 1,050 150 745

Aircraft structure, surfaces, rigging, and systems assemblers

6 - 5 - 1 -

Electrical, electronics, and electromechanical assemblers

110 605 57 706 53 518

Engine and other machine assemblers

7 - 5 - 2 -

Structural metal fabricators and fitters

27 - 27 - 0 -

Miscellaneous assemblers and fabricators

989 663 641 723 348 583

Bakers

151 549 61 565 89 533

Butchers and other meat, poultry, and fish processing workers

223 606 158 632 65 557

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

3 - 3 - 0 -

Food batchmakers

55 557 21 - 34 -

Food cooking machine operators and tenders

8 - 3 - 5 -

Food processing workers, all other

142 624 90 749 52 539

Computer control programmers and operators

106 882 94 890 12 -

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

17 - 12 - 4 -

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

5 - 5 - 0 -

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

11 - 7 - 3 -

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

58 745 53 766 5 -

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

6 - 6 - 0 -

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

35 - 33 - 2 -

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

7 - 7 - 0 -

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

2 - 2 - 0 -

Machinists

309 863 293 878 16 -

Metal furnace operators, tenders, pourers, and casters

17 - 16 - 1 -

Model makers and patternmakers, metal and plastic

5 - 5 - 0 -

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

35 - 32 - 3 -

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

4 - 4 - 0 -

Tool and die makers

47 - 45 - 2 -

Welding, soldering, and brazing workers

562 840 530 847 32 -

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

10 - 8 - 2 -

Layout workers, metal and plastic

10 - 9 - 1 -

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

17 - 13 - 4 -

Tool grinders, filers, and sharpeners

1 - 1 - 0 -

Metal workers and plastic workers, all other

356 698 290 724 66 611

Prepress technicians and workers

14 - 11 - 3 -

Printing press operators

137 754 111 804 26 -

Print binding and finishing workers

12 - 6 - 6 -

Laundry and dry-cleaning workers

108 432 32 - 76 416

Pressers, textile, garment, and related materials

28 - 11 - 18 -

Sewing machine operators

131 498 37 - 94 497

Shoe and leather workers and repairers

1 - 1 - 0 -

Shoe machine operators and tenders

6 - 2 - 3 -

Tailors, dressmakers, and sewers

43 - 19 - 24 -

Textile bleaching and dyeing machine operators and tenders

0 - 0 - 0 -

Textile cutting machine setters, operators, and tenders

7 - 7 - 0 -

Textile knitting and weaving machine setters, operators, and tenders

5 - 2 - 3 -

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

3 - 2 - 1 -

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

0 - 0 - 0 -

Fabric and apparel patternmakers

3 - 0 - 3 -

Upholsterers

19 - 14 - 5 -

Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers, all other

14 - 7 - 7 -

Cabinetmakers and bench carpenters

47 - 44 - 3 -

Furniture finishers

15 - 13 - 2 -

Model makers and patternmakers, wood

0 - 0 - 0 -

Sawing machine setters, operators, and tenders, wood

32 - 27 - 4 -

Woodworking machine setters, operators, and tenders, except sawing

23 - 13 - 10 -

Woodworkers, all other

11 - 11 - 0 -

Power plant operators, distributors, and dispatchers

33 - 32 - 1 -

Stationary engineers and boiler operators

84 1,073 82 1,086 2 -

Water and wastewater treatment plant and system operators

99 943 94 940 5 -

Miscellaneous plant and system operators

35 - 35 - 0 -

Chemical processing machine setters, operators, and tenders

65 894 57 899 8 -

Crushing, grinding, polishing, mixing, and blending workers

83 672 78 673 5 -

Cutting workers

56 595 43 - 12 -

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

17 - 14 - 3 -

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

20 - 15 - 4 -

Inspectors, testers, sorters, samplers, and weighers

756 771 490 868 267 679

Jewelers and precious stone and metal workers

20 - 13 - 7 -

Medical, dental, and ophthalmic laboratory technicians

74 741 33 - 41 -

Packaging and filling machine operators and tenders

250 529 110 602 140 496

Painting workers

159 710 142 725 16 -

Photographic process workers and processing machine operators

15 - 11 - 4 -

Semiconductor processors

1 - 1 - 0 -

Adhesive bonding machine operators and tenders

8 - 5 - 3 -

Cleaning, washing, and metal pickling equipment operators and tenders

6 - 6 - 0 -

Cooling and freezing equipment operators and tenders

4 - 4 - 0 -

Etchers and engravers

8 - 6 - 2 -

Molders, shapers, and casters, except metal and plastic

28 - 27 - 0 -

Paper goods machine setters, operators, and tenders

20 - 16 - 4 -

Tire builders

5 - 5 - 0 -

Helpers--production workers

37 - 26 - 10 -

Production workers, all other

992 678 729 725 263 566

Transportation and material moving occupations

7,542 689 6,305 724 1,237 538

Supervisors of transportation and material moving workers

197 850 152 878 45 -

Aircraft pilots and flight engineers

98 1,743 91 1,837 7 -

Air traffic controllers and airfield operations specialists

38 - 35 - 3 -

Flight attendants

74 878 21 - 53 822

Ambulance drivers and attendants, except emergency medical technicians

8 - 8 - 0 -

Bus drivers

361 655 216 735 144 599

Driver/sales workers and truck drivers

2,791 817 2,636 829 155 559

Taxi drivers and chauffeurs

399 611 341 628 58 450

Motor vehicle operators, all other

39 - 34 - 5 -

Locomotive engineers and operators

34 - 30 - 5 -

Railroad brake, signal, and switch operators

3 - 3 - 0 -

Railroad conductors and yardmasters

54 1,132 50 1,143 4 -

Subway, streetcar, and other rail transportation workers

17 - 17 - 0 -

Sailors and marine oilers

21 - 20 - 1 -

Ship and boat captains and operators

30 - 29 - 1 -

Ship engineers

7 - 7 - 0 -

Bridge and lock tenders

5 - 5 - 0 -

Parking lot attendants

61 575 54 575 8 -

Automotive and watercraft service attendants

70 570 56 575 14 -

Transportation inspectors

37 - 34 - 3 -

Transportation attendants, except flight attendants

19 - 5 - 13 -

Other transportation workers

19 - 18 - 0 -

Conveyor operators and tenders

4 - 4 - 0 -

Crane and tower operators

64 1,122 60 1,079 3 -

Dredge, excavating, and loading machine operators

19 - 19 - 0 -

Hoist and winch operators

8 - 8 - 0 -

Industrial truck and tractor operators

596 641 549 641 48 -

Cleaners of vehicles and equipment

232 538 192 536 40 -

Laborers and freight, stock, and material movers, hand

1,595 603 1,277 620 318 541

Machine feeders and offbearers

25 - 15 - 10 -

Packers and packagers, hand

490 495 205 516 285 484

Pumping station operators

16 - 16 - 0 -

Refuse and recyclable material collectors

63 524 55 536 8 -

Mine shuttle car operators

0 - 0 - 0 -

Tank car, truck, and ship loaders

6 - 6 - 0 -

Material moving workers, all other

41 - 37 - 4 -

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: January 18, 2019