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Table D-1.  Average pay in goods-producing industries, professional and administrative occupations, United States, July 1993
                                                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                       Manufacturing                                                
                                                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                        Durable goods                                    Nondurable goods           
                                      All       Con-                                                                                                                
       Occupation and level          goods-  struction    All                                                                                                       
                                   producing             manu-                       Industri-                                                    Printing Chemicals
                                                       facturing    All    Fabricat-   al and  Electron- Transpor- Measuring    All     Food and    and       and   
                                                                  durable   ed metal  commer-      ic      tation   instru-  nondurab-  kindred  publishi-   allied 
                                                                   goods    products    cial   equipment equipment   ments    le goods  products     ng    equipment
                                                                                     machinery                                                                      
                                                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                                                    
           Professional                                                                                                                                             
Occupations                                                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                                                    
Accountants                                                                                                                                                         
  Level I.........................     $524      -         $517      $519      -         $524      $530      $526      $520      $515      $492      -         -    
  Level II........................      619      $559       621       622      $587       640       634       642       628       619       589      $563      $691 
  Level III.......................      762       736       761       755       733       772       766       757       776       768       741       711       822 
  Level IV........................      982       979       970       953       921       949       947       970       944       997       983       937     1,017 
  Level V.........................    1,279      -        1,261     1,209      -        1,232     1,187     1,239     1,211     1,336      -         -        1,373 
  Level VI........................    1,549      -        1,501     1,471      -         -         -         -         -         -         -         -         -    
                                                                                                                                                                    
Attorneys                                                                                                                                                           
  Level II........................    1,093      -        1,066      -         -         -         -         -         -         -         -         -         -    
  Level III.......................    1,410      -        1,397     1,244      -         -         -         -         -        1,475      -         -         -    
  Level IV........................    1,757      -        1,741     1,580      -         -         -         -         -        1,832      -         -         -    
  Level V.........................    2,055      -        2,040     1,960      -         -         -         -         -        2,095      -         -         -    
  Level VI........................    2,607      -         -         -         -         -         -         -         -         -         -         -         -    
                                                                                                                                                                    
Engineers                                                                                                                                                           
  Level I.........................      677       632       678       661      -          653       682       660       663       731      -         -         -    
  Level II........................      758       710       757       749       708       754       768       742       742       792      -         -          821 
  Level III.......................      880       867       878       871       839       897       870       853       887       924       917      -          975 
  Level IV........................    1,057     1,050     1,054     1,043     1,000     1,061     1,061     1,017     1,054     1,122     1,122      -        1,143 
  Level V.........................    1,272     1,269     1,267     1,261     1,190     1,272     1,270     1,247     1,270     1,317      -         -        1,325 
  Level VI........................    1,531      -        1,523     1,523      -        1,548     1,544     1,493     1,529     1,532      -         -        1,558 
  Level VII.......................    1,774      -        1,766     1,753      -         -        1,816     1,702     1,758     1,835      -         -         -    
  Level VIII......................    2,117      -        2,103     2,090      -         -         -         -         -         -         -         -         -    
                                                                                                                                                                    
        Administrative Occupations                                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                                                    
Budget Analysts                                                                                                                                                     
  Level II........................      632      -          625       621      -         -         -         -         -         -         -         -         -    
  Level III.......................      832      -          826       820      -         -         -         -         -          842      -         -         -    
  Level IV........................      909      -          889       878      -         -         -         -         -         -         -         -         -    
                                                                                                                                                                    
Buyers/Contracting Specialists                                                                                                                                      
  Level I.........................      504      -          503       496      -          476       546       535       533       519      -         -          507 
  Level II........................      633       620       632       627       629       610       670       650       632       645       639       644       674 
  Level III.......................      832       818       831       824       768       830       853       819       819       862       866      -          872 
  Level IV........................      992      -          983       971      -          969       919     1,000       958     1,042      -         -        1,057 
  Level V.........................    1,206      -        1,186     1,167      -         -         -         -         -         -         -         -         -    
                                                                                                                                                                    
Computer Programmers                                                                                                                                                
  Level I.........................     $582      -         $573      $591      -         -         -         -         -         $548      -         -         -    
  Level II........................      649      -          647       654      -         $697      $648      $612      $622       636      -         $597      $701 
  Level III.......................      730      -          729       711      -          757       761       703       705       746      $784       714       786 
  Level IV........................      854      -          853       849      -         -         -         -         -          881      -         -         -    
                                                                                                                                                                    
Computer Systems Analysts                                                                                                                                           
  Level I.........................     $743      -         $739      $716      -         -         $738      $761      $732      $778      -         $716      $804 
  Level II........................      877      -          873       846      -         -          924       885       858       909      $948       899       950 
  Level III.......................    1,049      -        1,045     1,014      -         $958     1,089     1,090      -        1,079      -         -        1,098 
  Level IV........................    1,238      -        1,229     1,209      -         -         -         -         -        1,260      -         -         -    
  Level V.........................    1,511      -         -         -         -         -         -         -         -         -         -         -         -    
                                                                                                                                                                    
Computer Systems Analyst                                                                                                                                            
 Supervisors/Managers                                                                                                                                               
  Level I.........................    1,195      -        1,189     1,156      -         -         -         -         -        1,238      -         -         -    
  Level II........................    1,369      -        1,357     1,341      -         -         -         -         -        1,379      -         -         -    
  Level III.......................    1,619      -        1,575     1,536      -         -         -         -         -         -         -         -         -    
                                                                                                                                                                    
Personnel Specialists                                                                                                                                               
  Level I.........................      512      -          510       537      -         -         -         -         -          488      -         -         -    
  Level II........................      592      -          589       590      -          583       616       628       614       587       590       514       720 
  Level III.......................      769      -          768       775      $724       770       790       805       785       757       733       717       801 
  Level IV........................      993      -          989       988      -          992       980     1,018     1,023       990       966       955     1,063 
  Level V.........................    1,259      -        1,255     1,214      -        1,158     1,221     1,265     1,228     1,306      -         -        1,364 
  Level VI........................    1,534      -        1,526      -         -         -         -         -         -         -         -         -         -    
                                                                                                                                                                    
Personnel Supervisors/Managers                                                                                                                                      
  Level I.........................    1,060      -        1,061     1,070      -         -         -         -         -         -         -         -         -    
  Level II........................    1,354      -        1,352     1,345      -         -         -        1,322     1,361     1,365      -         -         -    
  Level III.......................    1,673      -        1,663     1,623      -         -         -         -         -        1,710      -         -         -    
  Level IV........................    2,043      -        2,015      -         -         -         -         -         -         -         -         -         -    
Table D-2.  Average pay in goods-producing industries, technical occupations, United States, July 1993
                                                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                       Manufacturing                                                
                                                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                        Durable goods                                    Nondurable goods           
                                      All       Con-                                                                                                                
       Occupation and level          goods-  struction    All                                                                                                       
                                   producing             manu-                       Industri-                                                    Printing Chemicals
                                                       facturing    All    Fabricat-   al and  Electron- Transpor- Measuring    All     Food and    and       and   
                                                                  durable   ed metal  commer-      ic      tation   instru-  nondurab-  kindred  publishi-   allied 
                                                                   goods    products    cial   equipment equipment   ments    le goods  products     ng    equipment
                                                                                     machinery                                                                      
                                                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                                                    
Computer Operators                                                                                                                                                  
  Level I.........................     $362      -         $360      $354      -         -         -         -         -         $364      -         -         -    
  Level II........................      441      -          441       445      -         $473      $426      $488      $437       436      $428      $434      $473 
  Level III.......................      554      -          554       558      -         -          546       580       528       548       529       583       596 
  Level IV........................      671      -          671       673      -         -         -         -         -          665      -         -         -    
                                                                                                                                                                    
Drafters                                                                                                                                                            
  Level I.........................      361      -          361       362      -          384      -         -         -         -         -         -         -    
  Level II........................      459      $472       457       458      $448       476       454       482       482      -         -         -         -    
  Level III.......................      594       614       591       586       529       611       611       593       609       642      -         -         -    
  Level IV........................      755      -          754       755      -          724       772      -          743       737      -         -         -    
                                                                                                                                                                    
Engineering Technicians                                                                                                                                             
  Level I.........................      382      -          382       381      -         -          417      -         -         -         -         -         -    
  Level II........................      494      -          493       498      -          440       502       519       537      -         -         -         -    
  Level III.......................      598      -          598       597      -          560       608       609       617       602      -         -         -    
  Level IV........................      707      -          706       705      -          690       708       734       687       718      -         -         -    
  Level V.........................      823      -          820       818      -          834       831       821       798       898      -         -         -    
  Level VI........................      947      -          945       939      -         -         -         -         -         -         -         -         -    
                                                                                                                                                                    
Engineering Technicians, Civil or                                                                                                                                   
 Survey Technicians/Construction                                                                                                                                    
 Inspectors                                                                                                                                                         
  Level IV........................      810      -         -         -         -         -         -         -         -         -         -         -         -    
Table D-3.  Average pay in goods-producing industries, clerical occupations, United States, July 1993
                                                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                       Manufacturing                                                
                                                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                        Durable goods                                    Nondurable goods           
                                      All       Con-                                                                                                                
       Occupation and level          goods-  struction    All                                                                                                       
                                   producing             manu-                       Industri-                                                    Printing Chemicals
                                                       facturing    All    Fabricat-   al and  Electron- Transpor- Measuring    All     Food and    and       and   
                                                                  durable   ed metal  commer-      ic      tation   instru-  nondurab-  kindred  publishi-   allied 
                                                                   goods    products    cial   equipment equipment   ments    le goods  products     ng    equipment
                                                                                     machinery                                                                      
                                                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                                                    
Clerks, Accounting                                                                                                                                                  
  Level I.........................     $294      -         $294      $297      -         -         -         -         -         $290      -         -         -    
  Level II........................      355      $365       354       359      $346      $373      $374      $346      $380       350      $347      $352      $371 
  Level III.......................      433       429       432       425       411       436       439       455       445       439       432       423       478 
  Level IV........................      545       517       543       541      -          512       563       598       539       546       502      -          630 
                                                                                                                                                                    
Clerks, General                                                                                                                                                     
  Level I.........................      256      -          254       246      -         -         -         -         -         -         -         -         -    
  Level II........................      305       279       307       314      -          283       380       341       333       302       299       294      -    
  Level III.......................      401       359       404       420      -          351       533       443       398       379       379       405       401 
  Level IV........................      488      -          488       501      -         -          513       532      -          476      -         -         -    
                                                                                                                                                                    
Clerks, Order                                                                                                                                                       
  Level I.........................      334      -          334       326      -         -         -         -         -          339       324      -         -    
  Level II........................      430      -          430       443      -          452      -         -          438       419      -         -         -    
                                                                                                                                                                    
Key Entry Operators                                                                                                                                                 
  Level I.........................      316      -          316       313      -          319       320      -         -          318       330       307      -    
  Level II........................      407      -          407       405       347       426       427       470       428       409       396       430       434 
                                                                                                                                                                    
Personnel Assistants (Employment)                                                                                                                                   
  Level I.........................      314      -          314      -         -         -         -         -         -         -         -         -         -    
  Level II........................      393      -          392       396      -         -         -         -         -          387      -         -         -    
  Level III.......................      483      -          480       468      -         -         -         -         -          491      -         -         -    
  Level IV........................      537      -          533       557      -         -         -         -         -          515      -         -         -    
                                                                                                                                                                    
Secretaries                                                                                                                                                         
  Level I.........................      411      -          410       426      -          423       466       423       422       389       377       385      -    
  Level II........................      467       434       466       467      -          446       441       481       498       466       456       459       480 
  Level III.......................      533       499       532       530       472       516       527       561       546       535       518       512       572 
  Level IV........................      610       592       609       613      -          628       591       615       626       605       598       592       665 
  Level V.........................      753      -          751       757      -         -          757       757       746       745      -          708       795 
                                                                                                                                                                    
Switchboard Operator-Receptionists      335       334       335       335       322       355       349       332       347       335       335       335       353 
                                                                                                                                                                    
Word Processors                                                                                                                                                     
  Level I.........................      370      -          369       377      -         -         -         -         -         -         -         -         -    
  Level II........................      444      -          447       493      -         -         -         -         -          411      -         -         -    
  Level III.......................      589      -          593       592      -         -         -         -         -         -         -         -         -    
Table D-4.  Average pay in goods-producing industries, maintenance and toolroom occupations, United States, July 1993
                                                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                       Manufacturing                                                
                                                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                        Durable goods                                    Nondurable goods           
                                      All       Con-                                                                                                                
       Occupation and level          goods-  struction    All                                                                                                       
                                   producing             manu-                       Industri-                                                    Printing Chemicals
                                                       facturing    All    Fabricat-   al and  Electron- Transpor- Measuring    All     Food and    and       and   
                                                                  durable   ed metal  commer-      ic      tation   instru-  nondurab-  kindred  publishi-   allied 
                                                                   goods    products    cial   equipment equipment   ments    le goods  products     ng    equipment
                                                                                     machinery                                                                      
                                                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                                                    
General Maintenance Workers.......   $10.20      -       $10.22    $10.42     $9.89    $10.70    $10.59    $10.40     $9.86     $9.95     $9.77    $10.15    $10.78 
                                                                                                                                                                    
Maintenance Electricians..........    16.81      -        16.85     17.32     15.76     17.00      -        19.69      -        15.80     13.98     18.01     17.31 
                                                                                                                                                                    
Maintenance Electronics                                                                                                                                             
Technicians                                                                                                                                                         
  Level I.........................    11.37      -        11.37     11.40      -         -         -         -         -         -         -         -         -    
  Level II........................    15.71      -        15.72     14.54      -        14.56     14.55      -        13.75     16.96      -        16.25      -    
  Level III.......................    18.21      -        18.18     18.16      -         -        17.95     18.67      -        18.30      -         -         -    
                                                                                                                                                                    
Maintenance Machinists............    15.63      -        15.61     14.90     13.41     13.96      -        14.70     16.75     16.99     16.93     17.42     17.55 
                                                                                                                                                                    
Maintenance Mechanics, Machinery..    15.66      -        15.66     15.63     15.23     15.83     17.63     18.27     14.45     15.71     14.33     14.47     17.63 
                                                                                                                                                                    
Maintenance Mechanics, Motor                                                                                                                                        
 Vehicle..........................    13.94    $12.49     14.34     14.70      -         -         -        18.02      -        13.85     12.78      -         -    
                                                                                                                                                                    
Maintenance Pipefitters...........    18.66      -        18.76     19.43      -         -         -        20.04      -        17.90      -         -        17.84 
                                                                                                                                                                    
Tool and Die Makers...............    17.57      -        17.57     17.76     15.96     16.17     17.65     20.08     16.24     15.39      -         -         -    
Table D-5.  Average pay in goods-producing industries, material movement and custodial occupations, United States, July 1993
                                                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                       Manufacturing                                                
                                                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                        Durable goods                                    Nondurable goods           
                                      All       Con-                                                                                                                
       Occupation and level          goods-  struction    All                                                                                                       
                                   producing             manu-                       Industri-                                                    Printing Chemicals
                                                       facturing    All    Fabricat-   al and  Electron- Transpor- Measuring    All     Food and    and       and   
                                                                  durable   ed metal  commer-      ic      tation   instru-  nondurab-  kindred  publishi-   allied 
                                                                   goods    products    cial   equipment equipment   ments    le goods  products     ng    equipment
                                                                                     machinery                                                                      
                                                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                                                    
Forklift Operators................   $10.07      -       $10.07    $11.17    $10.48    $11.18    $11.44    $14.28      -        $9.35    $10.41     $9.90    $11.79 
                                                                                                                                                                    
Guards                                                                                                                                                              
  Level I.........................     9.18      -         9.25      9.21      -         -         9.27     12.53    $11.41      9.29      8.70      -        11.06 
  Level II........................    13.26      -        13.26     13.76      -         -         -         -         -        12.42      -         -         -    
                                                                                                                                                                    
Janitors..........................     9.88     $6.65      9.91     10.89      8.65      8.90     11.97     14.53      9.94      8.74      8.82      8.92     10.59 
                                                                                                                                                                    
Material Handling Laborers........     9.15      -         9.16     10.13      9.20      9.03     11.41     14.21      -         8.44      9.11      -         -    
                                                                                                                                                                    
Order Fillers.....................     8.86      -         8.86      9.05      -         -         -         -         -         8.76      9.53      -         -    
                                                                                                                                                                    
Shipping/Receiving Clerks.........    10.01      -        10.02     10.15      9.55     10.80      9.76     12.35      9.56      9.87     10.71     10.44     12.36 
                                                                                                                                                                    
Truckdrivers                                                                                                                                                        
  Light Truck.....................    10.12      8.38     10.37     11.08      -         -         -         -         -         9.29      -         9.89      -    
  Medium Truck....................    11.81      9.55     12.04      9.91      8.23      -         -         -         -        12.90     11.36     15.23      -    
  Heavy Truck.....................    12.22     10.87     12.47     12.26      -         -         -         -         -        13.29     12.39      -         -    
  Tractor Trailer.................    12.20     13.43     12.05     11.32      -         -         -        16.97      -        12.32     12.47      -         -    
                                                                                                                                                                    
Warehouse Specialists.............    11.32     10.32     11.32     11.03     10.60     10.86     10.90     12.75     11.69     11.60     11.15     10.49     14.96 

 

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