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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
3rd
2018
3rd
2019
3rd
2018
3rd
2019

TOTAL

Management, professional, and related occupations

48,739 50,175 $1,243 $1,322

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

19,658 20,550 1,348 1,421

Professional and related occupations

29,081 29,624 1,184 1,246

Service occupations

16,969 17,195 573 595

Sales and office occupations

24,265 23,661 757 764

Sales and related occupations

10,467 9,883 828 824

Office and administrative support occupations

13,798 13,778 726 741

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

11,806 11,789 813 875

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

933 879 578 576

Construction and extraction occupations

6,522 6,476 811 879

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

4,351 4,434 900 933

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

15,406 15,539 700 724

Production occupations

7,642 7,862 705 738

Transportation and material moving occupations

7,764 7,677 695 710

Men

Management, professional, and related occupations

23,792 24,327 1,460 1,533

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

10,663 11,074 1,530 1,570

Professional and related occupations

13,129 13,253 1,412 1,495

Service occupations

8,396 8,297 642 658

Sales and office occupations

9,796 9,640 869 854

Sales and related occupations

5,962 5,481 960 955

Office and administrative support occupations

3,834 4,159 758 764

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

11,263 11,250 821 883

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

725 683 595 595

Construction and extraction occupations

6,305 6,294 813 881

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

4,233 4,273 903 933

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

11,969 12,141 756 774

Production occupations

5,499 5,685 768 804

Transportation and material moving occupations

6,470 6,456 741 745

Women

Management, professional, and related occupations

24,947 25,847 1,084 1,143

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

8,995 9,477 1,146 1,230

Professional and related occupations

15,952 16,371 1,044 1,092

Service occupations

8,572 8,898 514 552

Sales and office occupations

14,469 14,021 710 716

Sales and related occupations

4,506 4,402 692 671

Office and administrative support occupations

9,964 9,619 714 731

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

543 539 616 667

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

208 196 482 504

Construction and extraction occupations

217 182 723 708

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

118 161 843 927

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

3,436 3,398 545 597

Production occupations

2,143 2,177 554 593

Transportation and material moving occupations

1,293 1,221 525 603

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

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Last Modified Date: October 16, 2019