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
2016
3rd
2017
3rd
2016
3rd
2017

TOTAL

Management, professional, and related occupations

46,081 47,495 $1,195 $1,209

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

19,268 19,211 1,298 1,311

Professional and related occupations

26,813 28,284 1,140 1,155

Service occupations

16,759 16,514 520 540

Sales and office occupations

23,839 23,917 699 721

Sales and related occupations

9,840 10,081 744 774

Office and administrative support occupations

14,000 13,836 679 700

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

11,612 11,904 767 804

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

990 1,081 517 530

Construction and extraction occupations

6,387 6,412 767 805

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

4,235 4,412 850 868

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

14,492 15,028 677 680

Production occupations

7,473 7,746 675 700

Transportation and material moving occupations

7,019 7,282 679 647

Men

Management, professional, and related occupations

22,638 23,141 1,408 1,411

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

10,473 10,471 1,475 1,509

Professional and related occupations

12,165 12,670 1,352 1,359

Service occupations

8,264 8,189 592 610

Sales and office occupations

9,526 9,623 806 863

Sales and related occupations

5,479 5,726 903 967

Office and administrative support occupations

4,046 3,897 714 723

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

11,085 11,402 775 814

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

789 830 558 592

Construction and extraction occupations

6,217 6,258 768 806

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

4,079 4,314 853 873

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

11,592 11,824 722 718

Production occupations

5,555 5,729 738 761

Transportation and material moving occupations

6,037 6,095 708 683

Women

Management, professional, and related occupations

23,444 24,354 1,024 1,058

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

8,795 8,740 1,088 1,129

Professional and related occupations

14,648 15,613 997 1,020

Service occupations

8,495 8,326 485 501

Sales and office occupations

14,314 14,294 648 669

Sales and related occupations

4,360 4,355 591 601

Office and administrative support occupations

9,953 9,939 666 692

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

527 502 586 527

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

201 251 440 470

Construction and extraction occupations

171 153 692 694

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

155 98 723 698

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

2,900 3,204 521 540

Production occupations

1,918 2,017 519 569

Transportation and material moving occupations

982 1,188 524 508

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

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Last Modified Date: October 18, 2017