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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
3rd
2010
3rd
2011
3rd
2010
3rd
2011

TOTAL

Management, professional, and related occupations

39,301 40,029 $1,062 $1,092

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

15,830 16,429 1,149 1,174

Professional and related occupations

23,471 23,600 1,010 1,032

Service occupations

14,774 14,776 466 474

Sales and office occupations

23,474 23,051 637 625

Sales and related occupations

9,306 9,376 667 658

Office and administrative support occupations

14,168 13,675 624 616

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

10,445 10,342 713 722

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

789 869 436 437

Construction and extraction occupations

5,510 5,224 710 715

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

4,145 4,249 797 787

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

13,391 13,250 594 611

Production occupations

7,226 6,867 596 609

Transportation and material moving occupations

6,165 6,383 591 614

Men

Management, professional, and related occupations

19,220 19,507 1,255 1,267

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

8,750 8,745 1,308 1,372

Professional and related occupations

10,470 10,762 1,218 1,199

Service occupations

7,467 7,535 511 528

Sales and office occupations

9,105 9,253 746 737

Sales and related occupations

5,184 5,295 803 835

Office and administrative support occupations

3,920 3,958 687 677

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

10,007 9,927 720 730

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

595 685 465 463

Construction and extraction occupations

5,404 5,132 709 717

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

4,008 4,110 803 786

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

10,674 10,678 624 645

Production occupations

5,313 5,048 656 672

Transportation and material moving occupations

5,361 5,631 607 624

Women

Management, professional, and related occupations

20,081 20,522 921 946

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

7,080 7,684 983 980

Professional and related occupations

13,001 12,838 893 927

Service occupations

7,307 7,241 425 427

Sales and office occupations

14,370 13,798 596 592

Sales and related occupations

4,122 4,081 519 521

Office and administrative support occupations

10,248 9,717 610 606

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

438 415 486 503

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

195 184 393 362

Construction and extraction occupations

107 92 739 574

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

137 139 628 865

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

2,717 2,571 476 491

Production occupations

1,914 1,819 488 489

Transportation and material moving occupations

804 752 413 498

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

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Last Modified Date: October 29, 2020