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Table E-1.  Average pay in service-producing industries, professional and administrative occupations, United States, July 1993
                                                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                                                    
                                              Transportation and                      Finance, insurance, and real                      Services                    
                                               public utilities                                  estate                                                             
                                                                                                                                                                    
                                      All                        Wholesale   Retail                                                                                 
       Occupation and level         service-                       trade     trade             Deposito-                                                   Engineer-
                                   producing           Communic-                                   ry    Insurance            Business Educatio-   Health   ing and 
                                                All      ations                         All    institut-  carriers    All     services    nal     services  manage- 
                                                                                                  ions                                  services              ment  
                                                                                                                                                            services
                                                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                                                    
           Professional                                                                                                                                             
Occupations                                                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                                                    
Accountants                                                                                                                                                         
  Level I.........................     $486      $516      -         $488      $490      $491      $483      $523      $465      $462      $464      $473      $487 
  Level II........................      578       630      $610       582       558       579       559       586       562       565       556       575       582 
  Level III.......................      734       777       764       734       718       732       709       726       721       734       715       709       752 
  Level IV........................      951       995       981       956       942       919       917       897       954       912       957       908       977 
  Level V.........................    1,214     1,256      -        1,229     1,248     1,198     1,151     1,171     1,192     1,200     1,188      -        1,175 
  Level VI........................    1,539     1,595      -         -         -        1,463      -         -         -         -         -         -         -    
                                                                                                                                                                    
Accountants, Public                                                                                                                                                 
  Level I.........................      544      -         -         -         -         -         -         -          544      -         -         -          544 
  Level II........................      598      -         -         -         -         -         -         -          598      -         -         -          598 
  Level III.......................      695      -         -         -         -         -         -         -          695      -         -         -          695 
  Level IV........................      938      -         -         -         -         -         -         -          938      -         -         -          938 
                                                                                                                                                                    
Attorneys                                                                                                                                                           
  Level I.........................      777      -         -         -         -          773      -          773      -         -         -         -         -    
  Level II........................      979     1,059      -         -         -          991       920       992       927      -         -         -         -    
  Level III.......................    1,287     1,331      -         -         -        1,274     1,305     1,230     1,291     1,269     1,346      -        1,329 
  Level IV........................    1,644     1,700      -         -         -        1,618     1,599     1,541     1,701     1,822      -         -        1,625 
  Level V.........................    2,110     2,030      -         -         -        2,098     2,144     1,965     2,242      -         -         -         -    
  Level VI........................    2,598      -         -         -         -         -         -         -         -         -         -         -         -    
                                                                                                                                                                    
Engineers                                                                                                                                                           
  Level I.........................      630       702      -         -         -         -         -         -          619      -         -         -          618 
  Level II........................      730       775      -         -         -         -         -         -          716      -         -         -          716 
  Level III.......................      878       930       911       812      -         -         -         -          863       886      -         -          860 
  Level IV........................    1,080     1,097     1,070     1,030      -         -         -         -        1,075      -         -         -        1,070 
  Level V.........................    1,292     1,282     1,305     1,241      -         -         -         -        1,295      -         -         -        1,284 
  Level VI........................    1,488     1,532      -         -         -         -         -         -        1,484      -         -         -        1,474 
  Level VII.......................    1,745      -         -         -         -         -         -         -        1,739      -         -         -        1,705 
  Level VIII......................    1,989      -         -         -         -         -         -         -        1,994      -         -         -         -    
                                                                                                                                                                    
        Administrative Occupations                                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                                                    
Budget Analysts                                                                                                                                                     
  Level I.........................      489      -         -         -         -         -         -         -         -         -         -         -         -    
  Level II........................      588      -         -         -         -          570      -         -          589      -          576      -          594 
  Level III.......................      759       795      -         -         -          765      -         -          744      -          738      -         -    
  Level IV........................      917       969      -         -         -         -         -         -          903      -          829      -         -    
                                                                                                                                                                    
Buyers/Contracting Specialists                                                                                                                                      
  Level I.........................     $484      -         -         -         -         $509      $475      -         $475      -         $475      $482      $468 
  Level II........................      615      $659      -         $632      -          625       576      $646       603      $631       593       593       624 
  Level III.......................      853       884      -         -         -          838      -         -          842       832       783      -          872 
  Level IV........................    1,013     1,044      -         -         -         -         -         -          997      -         -         -          995 
  Level V.........................    1,242      -         -         -         -         -         -         -         -         -         -         -         -    
                                                                                                                                                                    
Computer Programmers                                                                                                                                                
  Level I.........................      515       573      -          507      -          499       491       509       515       512       473       474       561 
  Level II........................      599       633      -          608      $604       588       586       597       592       590       597       565       618 
  Level III.......................      714       766      -          713       688       695       696       683       708       713       740       642       727 
  Level IV........................      855       936      -          812      -          846      -         -          860       855       890      -          872 
  Level V.........................      980      -         -         -         -         -         -         -        1,016      -         -         -         -    
                                                                                                                                                                    
Computer Systems Analysts                                                                                                                                           
  Level I.........................      726       784      -          743       704       712       714       705       717       726       698       667       691 
  Level II........................      855       899      $903       861       810       849       855       838       843       836       840       794       870 
  Level III.......................    1,014     1,048      -        1,032       951     1,000     1,048       966     1,018     1,016     1,009       967     1,021 
  Level IV........................    1,220     1,269      -        1,183      -        1,160      -        1,152     1,250     1,233      -         -         -    
  Level V.........................    1,480      -         -         -         -         -         -         -        1,498      -         -         -         -    
                                                                                                                                                                    
Computer Systems Analyst                                                                                                                                            
 Supervisors/Managers                                                                                                                                               
  Level I.........................    1,103     1,142      -         -        1,091     1,133      -        1,116     1,056     1,041     1,098      -         -    
  Level II........................    1,269     1,403      -         -         -        1,252     1,271     1,261     1,263     1,259     1,282      -         -    
  Level III.......................    1,561      -         -         -         -        1,582      -         -        1,535     1,514      -         -         -    
                                                                                                                                                                    
Personnel Specialists                                                                                                                                               
  Level I.........................      489       570      -         -         -          477       455       511       480       482       474      -          491 
  Level II........................      561       606       600       601       525       569       555       585       552       566       552       534       571 
  Level III.......................      722       817       794       725       708       724       707       736       700       714       694       684       733 
  Level IV........................      954     1,008     1,001       983       943       930       923       930       942       946       920       917       972 
  Level V.........................    1,204     1,214      -        1,234     1,231     1,156     1,103     1,175     1,244     1,325     1,170      -        1,210 
  Level VI........................    1,531      -         -         -         -         -         -         -         -         -         -         -         -    
                                                                                                                                                                    
Personnel Supervisors/Managers                                                                                                                                      
  Level I.........................    1,032     1,115      -         -         -        1,028      -         -        1,012      -        1,006      -         -    
  Level II........................    1,315     1,349      -         -         -        1,294     1,291     1,273     1,290      -        1,284      -        1,330 
  Level III.......................    1,674     1,649      -         -         -        1,622      -         -        1,765      -         -         -         -    
  Level IV........................    2,192      -         -         -         -         -         -         -         -         -         -         -         -    
Table E-2.  Average pay in service-producing industries, technical and protective service occupations, United States, July 1993
                                                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                                                    
                                              Transportation and                      Finance, insurance, and real                      Services                    
                                               public utilities                                  estate                                                             
                                                                                                                                                                    
                                      All                        Wholesale   Retail                                                                                 
       Occupation and level         service-                       trade     trade             Deposito-                                                   Engineer-
                                   producing           Communic-                                   ry    Insurance            Business Educatio-   Health   ing and 
                                                All      ations                         All    institut-  carriers    All     services    nal     services  manage- 
                                                                                                  ions                                  services              ment  
                                                                                                                                                            services
                                                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                                                    
              Technical                                                                                                                                             
Occupations                                                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                                                    
Computer Operators                                                                                                                                                  
  Level I.........................     $326      -         -         -         -         $323      $315      -         $332      $345      -         -         -    
  Level II........................      417      $493      $513      $416      $398       406       392      $422       408       422      $401      $383      $387 
  Level III.......................      532       587       590       531       484       517       517       511       521       524       500       513       549 
  Level IV........................      632       672      -          647      -          624       600       652       614       609      -         -          646 
  Level V.........................      776      -         -         -         -         -         -         -         -         -         -         -         -    
                                                                                                                                                                    
Drafters                                                                                                                                                            
  Level I.........................      417       486      -         -         -         -         -         -          374      -         -         -          377 
  Level II........................      490       537       552      -         -         -         -         -          470      -         -         -          471 
  Level III.......................      612       645      -         -         -         -         -         -          608      -         -         -          610 
  Level IV........................      765       767      -         -         -         -         -         -          765      -         -         -          766 
                                                                                                                                                                    
Engineering Technicians                                                                                                                                             
  Level I.........................      380      -         -         -         -         -         -         -          373      -         -         -          380 
  Level II........................      463      -         -         -         -         -         -         -          450      -         -         -          451 
  Level III.......................      588       710      -         -         -         -         -         -          558      -         -         -          561 
  Level IV........................      740       856      -         -         -         -         -         -          691      -         -         -          696 
  Level V.........................      867      -         -         -         -         -         -         -          845      -         -         -          845 
  Level VI........................    1,019      -         -         -         -         -         -         -          983      -         -         -          982 
                                                                                                                                                                    
Engineering Technicians, Civil or                                                                                                                                   
 Survey Technicians/Construction                                                                                                                                    
 Inspectors                                                                                                                                                         
  Level I.........................      315      -         -         -         -         -         -         -          315      -         -         -          318 
  Level II........................      414      -         -         -         -         -         -         -          410      -         -         -          412 
  Level III.......................      560      -         -         -         -         -         -         -          558      -         -         -          558 
  Level IV........................      694      -         -         -         -         -         -         -          693      -         -         -          697 
  Level V.........................      908      -         -         -         -         -         -         -          911      -         -         -          911 
                                                                                                                                                                    
     Protective Service                                                                                                                                             
Occupations                                                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                                                    
Police Officers                                                                                                                                                     
  Level I.........................      515      -         -         -         -         -         -         -          511      -         -          504      -    
Table E-3.  Average pay in service-producing industries, clerical occupations, United States, July 1993
                                                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                                                    
                                              Transportation and                      Finance, insurance, and real                      Services                    
                                               public utilities                                  estate                                                             
                                                                                                                                                                    
                                      All                        Wholesale   Retail                                                                                 
       Occupation and level         service-                       trade     trade             Deposito-                                                   Engineer-
                                   producing           Communic-                                   ry    Insurance            Business Educatio-   Health   ing and 
                                                All      ations                         All    institut-  carriers    All     services    nal     services  manage- 
                                                                                                  ions                                  services              ment  
                                                                                                                                                            services
                                                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                                                    
Clerks, Accounting                                                                                                                                                  
  Level I.........................     $291      $325      -         $303      $270      $278      -         -         $286      -         -         -         $309 
  Level II........................      347       389      $431       349       326       342      $319      $365       347      $345      $343      $352       365 
  Level III.......................      422       469       476       432       403       406       381       423       417       412       406       420       431 
  Level IV........................      516       569       556       534       481       501       461       510       498       487       471       475       521 
                                                                                                                                                                    
Clerks, General                                                                                                                                                     
  Level I.........................      254       288      -         -         -          258       257       269       250      -          287      -          236 
  Level II........................      301       349       432       295       289       293       282       307       300       280       314       306       309 
  Level III.......................      378       461       473       377       348       348       332       364       366       369       358       346       377 
  Level IV........................      470       531       522       489       448       426       404       442       445       491       452      -          439 
                                                                                                                                                                    
Clerks, Order                                                                                                                                                       
  Level I.........................      323      -         -          334      -         -         -         -         -         -         -         -         -    
  Level II........................      443      -         -          444      -         -         -         -         -         -         -         -         -    
                                                                                                                                                                    
Key Entry Operators                                                                                                                                                 
  Level I.........................      305       370       380       323       284       303       304       299       298       285       303       327       300 
  Level II........................      390       443      -          391       358       382       351       403       379       367       383       357       387 
                                                                                                                                                                    
Personnel Assistants (Employment)                                                                                                                                   
  Level I.........................      314      -         -         -         -         -         -         -          307      -          302      -         -    
  Level II........................      388       450      -         -          376       385       395       372       379       383       385      -          401 
  Level III.......................      467       491      -         -         -          467       450       485       462       470       453      -          508 
  Level IV........................      547      -         -         -         -          545      -         -          534      -         -         -         -    
                                                                                                                                                                    
Secretaries                                                                                                                                                         
  Level I.........................      366       404      -          374       365       375       344       410       354       352       354       334       416 
  Level II........................      439       474       490       448       432       429       399       452       440       431       452       406       461 
  Level III.......................      512       542       556       525       476       513       482       517       504       516       503       473       525 
  Level IV........................      611       640       641       629       560       613       581       601       604       608       590       576       634 
  Level V.........................      737       763       750       760       700       739       680       750       721       713       734      -          734 
                                                                                                                                                                    
Switchboard Operator-Receptionists      323       338       338       333       278       334       294       346       328       333       306       326       364 
                                                                                                                                                                    
Word Processors                                                                                                                                                     
  Level I.........................      358       399      -         -         -          357       338       366       349       367      -          336       367 
  Level II........................      434       487      -         -         -          430       412       420       431       446       405      -          441 
  Level III.......................      561      -         -         -         -          529      -         -          572      -         -         -          532 
Table E-4.  Average pay in service-producing industries, maintenance and toolroom occupations, United States, July 1993
                                                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                                                    
                                              Transportation and                      Finance, insurance, and real                      Services                    
                                               public utilities                                  estate                                                             
                                                                                                                                                                    
                                      All                        Wholesale   Retail                                                                                 
       Occupation and level         service-                       trade     trade             Deposito-                                                   Engineer-
                                   producing           Communic-                                   ry    Insurance            Business Educatio-   Health   ing and 
                                                All      ations                         All    institut-  carriers    All     services    nal     services  manage- 
                                                                                                  ions                                  services              ment  
                                                                                                                                                            services
                                                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                                                    
General Maintenance Workers.......    $9.39    $11.66    $10.95    $10.37     $9.48     $9.18     $9.70    $10.48     $9.30     $9.35    $10.87     $9.34    $10.93 
                                                                                                                                                                    
Maintenance Electricians..........    18.04     19.90      -        16.19      -        18.46      -         -        15.38      -        15.92     14.90     16.18 
                                                                                                                                                                    
Maintenance Electronics                                                                                                                                             
Technicians                                                                                                                                                         
  Level I.........................    10.69     10.82     10.17      -         -         -         -         -        10.50     10.45      -        10.72      -    
  Level II........................    17.03     17.71     17.73      -         -         -         -         -        14.34     14.22      -        15.08      -    
  Level III.......................    18.93     19.86     19.57      -         -         -         -         -        17.40      -         -        17.46      -    
                                                                                                                                                                    
Maintenance Machinists............    19.45     20.18      -         -         -         -         -         -        15.05      -         -         -         -    
                                                                                                                                                                    
Maintenance Mechanics, Machinery..    18.13     19.76      -        14.45      -         -         -         -         -         -         -         -         -    
                                                                                                                                                                    
Maintenance Mechanics, Motor                                                                                                                                        
 Vehicle..........................    15.47     15.82     17.60     14.14     14.64      -         -         -        13.69     13.62     13.22      -        14.73 
                                                                                                                                                                    
Maintenance Pipefitters...........    17.80     19.13      -         -         -         -         -         -        15.92      -         -         -         -    
Table E-5.  Average pay in service-producing industries, material movement and custodial occupations, United States, July 1993
                                                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                                                    
                                              Transportation and                      Finance, insurance, and real                      Services                    
                                               public utilities                                  estate                                                             
                                                                                                                                                                    
                                      All                        Wholesale   Retail                                                                                 
       Occupation and level         service-                       trade     trade             Deposito-                                                   Engineer-
                                   producing           Communic-                                   ry    Insurance            Business Educatio-   Health   ing and 
                                                All      ations                         All    institut-  carriers    All     services    nal     services  manage- 
                                                                                                  ions                                  services              ment  
                                                                                                                                                            services
                                                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                                                    
Forklift Operators................   $11.15    $13.31      -       $10.81    $10.92      -         -         -        $7.90      -         -         -         -    
                                                                                                                                                                    
Guards                                                                                                                                                              
  Level I.........................     6.20     10.44      -         8.15      7.58     $8.19     $9.01      -         6.05     $5.76     $9.16     $8.38     $8.47 
  Level II........................    10.62      -         -         -         -        10.65      -         -        10.36     10.18      9.84     10.96      -    
                                                                                                                                                                    
Janitors..........................     6.65     10.32    $10.86      8.85      6.97      9.10      7.44     $8.31      6.44      6.01      8.35      6.92      9.12 
                                                                                                                                                                    
Material Handling Laborers........     9.76     14.38      -         8.59      8.02      -         -         -         7.80      7.77      -         8.62      -    
                                                                                                                                                                    
Order Fillers.....................     8.92      -         -         8.75      9.92      -         -         -         6.81      -         -         -         -    
                                                                                                                                                                    
Shipping/Receiving Clerks.........     9.41     13.62      -        10.26      8.75      9.22      -         -         9.02      9.33      -         8.47      9.93 
                                                                                                                                                                    
Truckdrivers                                                                                                                                                        
  Light Truck.....................     8.96     12.97      -         7.68      6.97      9.50      -         -         7.84      6.98      -         8.14      -    
  Medium Truck....................    14.55     16.43      -        10.06     10.29      -         -         -         9.28      -         -         -         -    
  Heavy Truck.....................    12.18     12.68      -        11.11      -         -         -         -        10.69      -         -         -         -    
  Tractor Trailer.................    13.95     15.24      -        12.28     13.36      -         -         -        10.47      -         -         -         -    
                                                                                                                                                                    
Warehouse Specialists.............    11.31     13.43     13.21     11.56     10.10      9.28      -         -         8.46      -         -         9.90      -    

 

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