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
3rd
2017
3rd
2018
3rd
2017
3rd
2018

TOTAL

Management, professional, and related occupations

47,495 48,739 $1,209 $1,243

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

19,211 19,658 1,311 1,348

Professional and related occupations

28,284 29,081 1,155 1,184

Service occupations

16,514 16,969 540 573

Sales and office occupations

23,917 24,265 721 757

Sales and related occupations

10,081 10,467 774 828

Office and administrative support occupations

13,836 13,798 700 726

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

11,904 11,806 804 813

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

1,081 933 530 578

Construction and extraction occupations

6,412 6,522 805 811

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

4,412 4,351 868 900

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

15,028 15,406 680 700

Production occupations

7,746 7,642 700 705

Transportation and material moving occupations

7,282 7,764 647 695

Men

Management, professional, and related occupations

23,141 23,792 1,411 1,460

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

10,471 10,663 1,509 1,530

Professional and related occupations

12,670 13,129 1,359 1,412

Service occupations

8,189 8,396 610 642

Sales and office occupations

9,623 9,796 863 869

Sales and related occupations

5,726 5,962 967 960

Office and administrative support occupations

3,897 3,834 723 758

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

11,402 11,263 814 821

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

830 725 592 595

Construction and extraction occupations

6,258 6,305 806 813

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

4,314 4,233 873 903

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

11,824 11,969 718 756

Production occupations

5,729 5,499 761 768

Transportation and material moving occupations

6,095 6,470 683 741

Women

Management, professional, and related occupations

24,354 24,947 1,058 1,084

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

8,740 8,995 1,129 1,146

Professional and related occupations

15,613 15,952 1,020 1,044

Service occupations

8,326 8,572 501 514

Sales and office occupations

14,294 14,469 669 710

Sales and related occupations

4,355 4,506 601 692

Office and administrative support occupations

9,939 9,964 692 714

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

502 543 527 616

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

251 208 470 482

Construction and extraction occupations

153 217 694 723

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

98 118 698 843

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

3,204 3,436 540 545

Production occupations

2,017 2,143 569 554

Transportation and material moving occupations

1,188 1,293 508 525

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

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Last Modified Date: October 16, 2018