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
2017
4th
2018
4th
2017
4th
2018

TOTAL

Management, professional, and related occupations

47,276 48,938 $1,235 $1,269

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

19,461 19,975 1,336 1,384

Professional and related occupations

27,815 28,963 1,167 1,202

Service occupations

16,336 15,936 539 574

Sales and office occupations

23,873 23,801 719 743

Sales and related occupations

9,859 9,934 755 826

Office and administrative support occupations

14,013 13,867 707 713

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

11,493 11,689 810 842

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

856 844 523 538

Construction and extraction occupations

6,359 6,525 807 814

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

4,277 4,320 902 957

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

15,173 15,565 698 723

Production occupations

7,517 7,730 704 744

Transportation and material moving occupations

7,656 7,835 692 699

Men

Management, professional, and related occupations

22,638 23,404 1,475 1,505

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

10,273 10,578 1,548 1,561

Professional and related occupations

12,364 12,826 1,434 1,459

Service occupations

8,165 7,559 602 675

Sales and office occupations

9,453 9,556 845 852

Sales and related occupations

5,634 5,487 902 969

Office and administrative support occupations

3,818 4,070 760 729

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

10,942 11,167 818 858

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

672 646 556 575

Construction and extraction occupations

6,192 6,341 807 815

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

4,078 4,180 910 964

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

11,836 12,192 743 782

Production occupations

5,340 5,681 776 804

Transportation and material moving occupations

6,495 6,511 715 748

Women

Management, professional, and related occupations

24,639 25,534 1,052 1,102

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

9,188 9,398 1,137 1,222

Professional and related occupations

15,451 16,137 1,012 1,038

Service occupations

8,171 8,377 499 512

Sales and office occupations

14,420 14,244 675 698

Sales and related occupations

4,225 4,447 618 668

Office and administrative support occupations

10,195 9,797 691 708

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

551 522 597 581

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

184 197 489 490

Construction and extraction occupations

168 184 810 762

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

199 140 658 692

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

3,338 3,372 558 584

Production occupations

2,177 2,049 572 594

Transportation and material moving occupations

1,161 1,323 520 569

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

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