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Data Retrieval: Labor Force Statistics (CPS)
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To see the last 10 years of data, select one or more series from the table below, then scroll down to click the "Retrieve data" button.

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(Note: All series are "Not seasonally adjusted" quarterly averages. For some series, additional historical data may be available on an annual average basis that is not available on a quarterly basis. In order to get annual averages, you must check the box at the top of the output page.)

Table 4. Median usual weekly earnings of full-time wage and salary workers by occupation and sex, not seasonally adjusted

Occupation Total Men Women
Number of workers (in thousands) Median weekly earnings Number of workers (in thousands) Median weekly earnings Number of workers (in thousands) Median weekly earnings

Total employed

Management, professional, and related occupations

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

Professional and related occupations

Service occupations

Sales and office occupations

Sales and related occupations

Office and administrative support occupations

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

Construction and extraction occupations

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

Production occupations

Transportation and material moving occupations

NOTE: Effective with January 2011 data, occupations reflect the introduction of the 2010 Census occupational classification system into the Current Population Survey, or household survey. This classification system is derived from the 2010 Standard Occupational Classification (SOC). No historical data have been revised. Data for 2011 and later years are not strictly comparable with data for earlier years. More information is online at


Last Modified Date: September 16, 2015