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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
1st
2019
1st
2020
1st
2019
1st
2020

TOTAL

Management, professional, and related occupations

50,018 51,593 $1,285 $1,332

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

20,632 21,394 1,427 1,448

Professional and related occupations

29,387 30,199 1,212 1,235

Service occupations

16,134 15,378 587 605

Sales and office occupations

23,527 22,119 753 797

Sales and related occupations

9,906 9,607 805 877

Office and administrative support occupations

13,621 12,513 731 763

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

11,325 11,100 823 880

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

893 842 573 579

Construction and extraction occupations

6,207 6,007 817 883

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

4,225 4,251 903 958

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

15,119 15,729 718 738

Production occupations

7,852 7,324 729 760

Transportation and material moving occupations

7,267 8,404 706 719

Men

Management, professional, and related occupations

24,258 24,793 1,559 1,556

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

11,022 11,188 1,656 1,650

Professional and related occupations

13,236 13,605 1,497 1,498

Service occupations

7,485 7,332 672 666

Sales and office occupations

9,548 8,752 861 962

Sales and related occupations

5,636 5,379 943 1,046

Office and administrative support occupations

3,912 3,373 779 845

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

10,875 10,465 836 897

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

731 622 580 601

Construction and extraction occupations

6,054 5,783 820 891

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

4,091 4,060 905 970

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

11,910 12,207 771 789

Production occupations

5,749 5,377 801 838

Transportation and material moving occupations

6,160 6,829 738 753

Women

Management, professional, and related occupations

25,761 26,799 1,100 1,138

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

9,610 10,206 1,177 1,255

Professional and related occupations

16,151 16,593 1,047 1,066

Service occupations

8,649 8,046 517 559

Sales and office occupations

13,979 13,367 705 727

Sales and related occupations

4,270 4,227 648 707

Office and administrative support occupations

9,710 9,140 717 734

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

450 635 622 653

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

162 220 516 531

Construction and extraction occupations

154 224 598 624

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

134 191 855 804

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

3,209 3,522 583 619

Production occupations

2,103 1,947 582 619

Transportation and material moving occupations

1,106 1,575 586 620

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

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Last Modified Date: April 15, 2020