Table 4. Median usual weekly earnings of full-time wage and salary workers by occupation and sex, quarterly averages, not seasonally adjusted

Table 4. Median usual weekly earnings of full-time wage and salary workers by occupation and sex, quarterly averages, not seasonally adjusted
Occupation and sex Number of workers
(in thousands)
Median weekly earnings
1st
2018
1st
2019
1st
2018
1st
2019

TOTAL

Management, professional, and related occupations

48,940 50,018 $1,229 $1,285

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

20,138 20,632 1,341 1,427

Professional and related occupations

28,801 29,387 1,155 1,212

Service occupations

15,645 16,134 567 587

Sales and office occupations

23,461 23,527 734 753

Sales and related occupations

9,979 9,906 758 805

Office and administrative support occupations

13,482 13,621 721 731

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

11,238 11,325 817 823

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

835 893 589 573

Construction and extraction occupations

6,218 6,207 801 817

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

4,184 4,225 924 903

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

14,112 15,119 703 718

Production occupations

7,453 7,852 713 729

Transportation and material moving occupations

6,660 7,267 692 706

Men

Management, professional, and related occupations

23,829 24,258 1,454 1,559

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

10,907 11,022 1,538 1,656

Professional and related occupations

12,922 13,236 1,400 1,497

Service occupations

7,872 7,485 641 672

Sales and office occupations

9,486 9,548 841 861

Sales and related occupations

5,629 5,636 927 943

Office and administrative support occupations

3,857 3,912 760 779

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

10,699 10,875 821 836

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

677 731 601 580

Construction and extraction occupations

6,045 6,054 800 820

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

3,978 4,091 924 905

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

11,151 11,910 749 771

Production occupations

5,462 5,749 780 801

Transportation and material moving occupations

5,688 6,160 717 738

Women

Management, professional, and related occupations

25,110 25,761 1,054 1,100

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

9,231 9,610 1,160 1,177

Professional and related occupations

15,879 16,151 1,000 1,047

Service occupations

7,773 8,649 504 517

Sales and office occupations

13,975 13,979 686 705

Sales and related occupations

4,350 4,270 632 648

Office and administrative support occupations

9,625 9,710 709 717

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

539 450 684 622

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

159 162 476 516

Construction and extraction occupations

174 154 897 598

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

207 134 912 855

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

2,962 3,209 556 583

Production occupations

1,990 2,103 571 582

Transportation and material moving occupations

971 1,106 519 586

NOTE: Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data.

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Last Modified Date: April 19, 2019