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
2018
2nd
2019
2nd
2018
2nd
2019

TOTAL

Management, professional, and related occupations

48,615 49,611 $1,242 $1,295

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

19,679 20,621 1,346 1,372

Professional and related occupations

28,936 28,990 1,176 1,239

Service occupations

16,603 16,677 558 584

Sales and office occupations

23,330 23,764 734 761

Sales and related occupations

9,927 9,687 781 871

Office and administrative support occupations

13,403 14,077 711 729

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

11,451 11,774 836 866

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

788 948 612 562

Construction and extraction occupations

6,390 6,615 802 863

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

4,273 4,210 955 946

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

15,758 15,742 703 731

Production occupations

7,847 7,969 739 752

Transportation and material moving occupations

7,911 7,773 670 712

Men

Management, professional, and related occupations

23,713 24,037 1,463 1,540

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

10,524 11,076 1,515 1,557

Professional and related occupations

13,189 12,961 1,428 1,527

Service occupations

7,966 7,996 615 637

Sales and office occupations

9,353 9,677 813 903

Sales and related occupations

5,408 5,345 941 1,038

Office and administrative support occupations

3,945 4,332 705 772

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

10,990 11,233 840 882

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

622 677 634 598

Construction and extraction occupations

6,200 6,454 802 871

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

4,168 4,102 950 953

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

12,414 12,411 757 790

Production occupations

5,865 5,910 812 826

Transportation and material moving occupations

6,550 6,501 704 752

Women

Management, professional, and related occupations

24,902 25,575 1,080 1,117

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

9,155 9,546 1,170 1,176

Professional and related occupations

15,747 16,029 1,019 1,070

Service occupations

8,637 8,681 512 530

Sales and office occupations

13,977 14,087 693 718

Sales and related occupations

4,519 4,342 630 711

Office and administrative support occupations

9,458 9,745 713 719

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

462 540 741 568

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

166 271 472 500

Construction and extraction occupations

191 161 797 705

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

105 109 1,148 808

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

3,344 3,331 555 584

Production occupations

1,982 2,059 583 595

Transportation and material moving occupations

1,362 1,272 522 553

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

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Last Modified Date: July 17, 2019