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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
4th
2018
4th
2019
4th
2018
4th
2019

TOTAL

Management, professional, and related occupations

48,938 50,671 $1,269 $1,329

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

19,975 20,980 1,384 1,434

Professional and related occupations

28,963 29,690 1,202 1,246

Service occupations

15,936 16,226 574 601

Sales and office occupations

23,801 24,580 743 755

Sales and related occupations

9,934 10,242 826 827

Office and administrative support occupations

13,867 14,338 713 727

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

11,689 11,796 842 895

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

844 879 538 582

Construction and extraction occupations

6,525 6,570 814 890

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

4,320 4,348 957 975

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

15,565 15,013 723 737

Production occupations

7,730 7,281 744 762

Transportation and material moving occupations

7,835 7,732 699 716

Men

Management, professional, and related occupations

23,404 24,418 1,505 1,517

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

10,578 11,271 1,561 1,596

Professional and related occupations

12,826 13,147 1,459 1,464

Service occupations

7,559 7,814 675 671

Sales and office occupations

9,556 9,915 852 886

Sales and related occupations

5,487 5,637 969 987

Office and administrative support occupations

4,070 4,277 729 770

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

11,167 11,178 858 906

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

646 668 575 597

Construction and extraction occupations

6,341 6,320 815 894

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

4,180 4,190 964 982

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

12,192 11,617 782 785

Production occupations

5,681 5,327 804 821

Transportation and material moving occupations

6,511 6,289 748 750

Women

Management, professional, and related occupations

25,534 26,253 1,102 1,165

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

9,398 9,709 1,222 1,260

Professional and related occupations

16,137 16,544 1,038 1,128

Service occupations

8,377 8,412 512 546

Sales and office occupations

14,244 14,665 698 710

Sales and related occupations

4,447 4,605 668 682

Office and administrative support occupations

9,797 10,060 708 718

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

522 618 581 677

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

197 210 490 535

Construction and extraction occupations

184 250 762 769

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

140 158 692 871

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

3,372 3,397 584 606

Production occupations

2,049 1,954 594 615

Transportation and material moving occupations

1,323 1,443 569 592

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

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Last Modified Date: January 17, 2020