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
2017
1st
2018
1st
2017
1st
2018

TOTAL

Management, professional, and related occupations

46,864 48,940 $1,216 $1,229

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

19,513 20,138 1,307 1,341

Professional and related occupations

27,351 28,801 1,152 1,155

Service occupations

15,494 15,645 549 567

Sales and office occupations

23,556 23,461 723 734

Sales and related occupations

9,987 9,979 763 758

Office and administrative support occupations

13,569 13,482 706 721

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

10,773 11,238 791 817

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

762 835 522 589

Construction and extraction occupations

5,612 6,218 787 801

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

4,399 4,184 864 924

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

14,019 14,112 690 703

Production occupations

7,232 7,453 702 713

Transportation and material moving occupations

6,787 6,660 672 692

Men

Management, professional, and related occupations

22,841 23,829 1,436 1,454

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

10,611 10,907 1,525 1,538

Professional and related occupations

12,230 12,922 1,384 1,400

Service occupations

7,613 7,872 624 641

Sales and office occupations

9,468 9,486 841 841

Sales and related occupations

5,600 5,629 935 927

Office and administrative support occupations

3,868 3,857 740 760

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

10,318 10,699 797 821

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

635 677 549 601

Construction and extraction occupations

5,435 6,045 786 800

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

4,248 3,978 869 924

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

11,248 11,151 736 749

Production occupations

5,378 5,462 768 780

Transportation and material moving occupations

5,870 5,688 710 717

Women

Management, professional, and related occupations

24,023 25,110 1,044 1,054

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

8,902 9,231 1,136 1,160

Professional and related occupations

15,121 15,879 1,002 1,000

Service occupations

7,881 7,773 497 504

Sales and office occupations

14,088 13,975 673 686

Sales and related occupations

4,387 4,350 598 632

Office and administrative support occupations

9,701 9,625 697 709

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

455 539 577 684

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

127 159 423 476

Construction and extraction occupations

177 174 827 897

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

151 207 753 912

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

2,771 2,962 535 556

Production occupations

1,854 1,990 549 571

Transportation and material moving occupations

917 971 511 519

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

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Last Modified Date: April 13, 2018