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
2nd
2017
2nd
2018
2nd
2017
2nd
2018

TOTAL

Management, professional, and related occupations

47,195 48,615 $1,228 $1,242

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

19,470 19,679 1,336 1,346

Professional and related occupations

27,724 28,936 1,167 1,176

Service occupations

15,833 16,603 549 558

Sales and office occupations

23,399 23,330 709 734

Sales and related occupations

9,884 9,927 757 781

Office and administrative support occupations

13,515 13,403 688 711

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

11,867 11,451 794 836

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

1,149 788 577 612

Construction and extraction occupations

6,204 6,390 780 802

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

4,513 4,273 876 955

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

15,078 15,758 699 703

Production occupations

7,861 7,847 698 739

Transportation and material moving occupations

7,217 7,911 700 670

Men

Management, professional, and related occupations

22,639 23,713 1,442 1,463

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

10,306 10,524 1,514 1,515

Professional and related occupations

12,334 13,189 1,389 1,428

Service occupations

7,973 7,966 598 615

Sales and office occupations

9,382 9,353 790 813

Sales and related occupations

5,431 5,408 920 941

Office and administrative support occupations

3,951 3,945 716 705

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

11,314 10,990 805 840

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

886 622 606 634

Construction and extraction occupations

6,062 6,200 779 802

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

4,366 4,168 882 950

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

11,914 12,414 746 757

Production occupations

5,733 5,865 770 812

Transportation and material moving occupations

6,181 6,550 729 704

Women

Management, professional, and related occupations

24,555 24,902 1,055 1,080

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

9,165 9,155 1,134 1,170

Professional and related occupations

15,390 15,747 1,020 1,019

Service occupations

7,861 8,637 508 512

Sales and office occupations

14,017 13,977 671 693

Sales and related occupations

4,453 4,519 627 630

Office and administrative support occupations

9,564 9,458 683 713

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

553 462 592 741

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

262 166 470 472

Construction and extraction occupations

142 191 797 797

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

148 105 760 1,148

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

3,164 3,344 539 555

Production occupations

2,129 1,982 558 583

Transportation and material moving occupations

1,036 1,362 513 522

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

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Last Modified Date: July 17, 2018