HOUSEHOLD DATA
ANNUAL AVERAGES
39. Median weekly earnings of full-time wage and salary workers by detailed occupation and sex
[Numbers in thousands]
Occupation 2014
Total Men Women
Number of workers Median weekly earnings Number of workers Median weekly earnings Number of workers Median weekly earnings

Total, full-time wage and salary workers

106,526 $791 59,450 $871 47,076 $719

Management, professional, and related occupations

43,016 1,137 20,758 1,346 22,258 981

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

17,561 1,227 9,385 1,416 8,176 1,056

Management occupations

11,881 1,295 6,943 1,454 4,938 1,127

Chief executives

1,077 2,023 795 2,246 283 1,572

General and operations managers

843 1,276 587 1,350 256 1,136

Legislators

16 - 6 - 10 -

Advertising and promotions managers

47 - 20 - 27 -

Marketing and sales managers

823 1,405 451 1,624 372 1,150

Public relations and fundraising managers

69 1,344 28 - 41 -

Administrative services managers

114 1,163 66 1,165 48 -

Computer and information systems managers

623 1,730 453 1,763 169 1,529

Financial managers

1,133 1,325 527 1,671 606 1,127

Compensation and benefits managers

16 - 3 - 12 -

Human resources managers

234 1,382 56 1,827 178 1,300

Training and development managers

40 - 19 - 20 -

Industrial production managers

263 1,331 220 1,383 42 -

Purchasing managers

180 1,329 103 1,366 77 1,276

Transportation, storage, and distribution managers

239 991 188 1,014 51 836

Farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers

106 812 91 818 15 -

Construction managers

428 1,304 395 1,332 33 -

Education administrators

730 1,272 279 1,439 451 1,171

Architectural and engineering managers

110 1,945 103 1,975 7 -

Food service managers

740 704 398 806 342 595

Funeral service managers

7 - 3 - 4 -

Gaming managers

15 - 8 - 8 -

Lodging managers

107 764 47 - 60 809

Medical and health services managers

541 1,266 153 1,448 388 1,215

Natural sciences managers

18 - 8 - 10 -

Postmasters and mail superintendents

29 - 11 - 17 -

Property, real estate, and community association managers

385 919 167 976 218 865

Social and community service managers

332 1,008 125 1,142 207 978

Emergency management directors

7 - 5 - 1 -

Managers, all other

2,609 1,322 1,626 1,412 983 1,153

Business and financial operations occupations

5,681 1,107 2,442 1,310 3,238 982

Agents and business managers of artists, performers, and athletes

35 - 22 - 14 -

Buyers and purchasing agents, farm products

12 - 7 - 6 -

Wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products

143 859 69 970 74 806

Purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products

244 945 105 1,054 139 897

Claims adjusters, appraisers, examiners, and investigators

285 989 110 1,093 175 908

Compliance officers

226 1,157 118 1,237 108 1,092

Cost estimators

97 1,059 85 1,074 12 -

Human resources workers

550 962 147 1,257 403 912

Compensation, benefits, and job analysis specialists

66 1,022 17 - 49 -

Training and development specialists

118 1,091 53 1,280 65 955

Logisticians

83 946 43 - 39 -

Management analysts

551 1,470 322 1,665 229 1,239

Meeting, convention, and event planners

107 997 20 - 88 981

Fundraisers

72 1,122 21 - 51 1,013

Market research analysts and marketing specialists

219 1,135 85 1,269 134 1,002

Business operations specialists, all other

174 1,098 74 1,229 99 944

Accountants and auditors

1,437 1,072 526 1,236 910 999

Appraisers and assessors of real estate

51 1,009 27 - 24 -

Budget analysts

44 - 21 - 23 -

Credit analysts

24 - 11 - 13 -

Financial analysts

226 1,434 133 1,493 93 1,224

Personal financial advisors

335 1,337 201 1,637 134 1,004

Insurance underwriters

106 1,142 42 - 64 1,003

Financial examiners

16 - 8 - 8 -

Credit counselors and loan officers

269 997 108 1,188 161 915

Tax examiners and collectors, and revenue agents

60 1,183 23 - 37 -

Tax preparers

51 904 13 - 38 -

Financial specialists, all other

79 949 30 - 48 -

Professional and related occupations

25,455 1,078 11,373 1,286 14,082 948

Computer and mathematical occupations

3,879 1,368 2,900 1,435 979 1,165

Computer and information research scientists

27 - 22 - 5 -

Computer systems analysts

419 1,385 272 1,460 147 1,259

Information security analysts

55 1,419 47 - 8 -

Computer programmers

438 1,409 354 1,447 84 1,253

Software developers, applications and systems software

1,141 1,693 917 1,736 224 1,457

Web developers

163 1,129 105 1,245 57 988

Computer support specialists

503 966 371 1,049 132 837

Database administrators

101 1,517 76 1,662 25 -

Network and computer systems administrators

204 1,263 162 1,286 42 -

Computer network architects

126 1,633 111 1,650 15 -

Computer occupations, all other

452 1,088 343 1,122 109 984

Actuaries

29 - 15 - 14 -

Mathematicians

2 - 2 - 0 -

Operations research analysts

134 1,276 61 1,457 72 1,233

Statisticians

78 1,349 39 - 39 -

Miscellaneous mathematical science occupations

6 - 2 - 4 -

Architecture and engineering occupations

2,527 1,377 2,150 1,413 377 1,158

Architects, except naval

122 1,329 94 1,391 29 -

Surveyors, cartographers, and photogrammetrists

33 - 27 - 6 -

Aerospace engineers

143 1,642 121 1,727 22 -

Agricultural engineers

5 - 5 - 0 -

Biomedical engineers

12 - 10 - 2 -

Chemical engineers

75 1,465 64 1,570 11 -

Civil engineers

317 1,383 263 1,406 53 1,275

Computer hardware engineers

79 1,744 70 1,795 9 -

Electrical and electronics engineers

271 1,572 242 1,568 29 -

Environmental engineers

40 - 31 - 9 -

Industrial engineers, including health and safety

187 1,404 155 1,464 32 -

Marine engineers and naval architects

7 - 7 - 0 -

Materials engineers

33 - 28 - 5 -

Mechanical engineers

286 1,434 259 1,453 27 -

Mining and geological engineers, including mining safety engineers

18 - 18 - 0 -

Nuclear engineers

5 - 5 - 0 -

Petroleum engineers

36 - 26 - 9 -

Engineers, all other

362 1,463 317 1,488 44 -

Drafters

122 979 102 986 20 -

Engineering technicians, except drafters

321 989 253 1,066 68 785

Surveying and mapping technicians

56 879 54 882 2 -

Life, physical, and social science occupations

1,124 1,168 658 1,247 466 1,062

Agricultural and food scientists

26 - 16 - 10 -

Biological scientists

94 1,152 54 1,356 41 -

Conservation scientists and foresters

25 - 21 - 3 -

Medical scientists

137 1,267 69 1,449 68 1,141

Life scientists, all other

0 - 0 - 0 -

Astronomers and physicists

8 - 6 - 2 -

Atmospheric and space scientists

7 - 7 - 0 -

Chemists and materials scientists

98 1,251 70 1,369 28 -

Environmental scientists and geoscientists

72 1,358 55 1,388 17 -

Physical scientists, all other

179 1,447 116 1,547 63 1,262

Economists

27 - 16 - 12 -

Survey researchers

3 - 3 - 0 -

Psychologists

124 1,232 31 - 94 1,212

Sociologists

5 - 1 - 4 -

Urban and regional planners

23 - 18 - 5 -

Miscellaneous social scientists and related workers

36 - 20 - 16 -

Agricultural and food science technicians

36 - 22 - 13 -

Biological technicians

21 - 13 - 8 -

Chemical technicians

67 910 45 - 22 -

Geological and petroleum technicians

23 - 18 - 5 -

Nuclear technicians

3 - 0 - 3 -

Social science research assistants

1 - 0 - 1 -

Miscellaneous life, physical, and social science technicians

110 851 58 872 53 805

Community and social service occupations

2,005 858 741 934 1,264 824

Counselors

552 849 174 885 378 831

Social workers

690 844 127 892 563 839

Probation officers and correctional treatment specialists

95 999 45 - 50 1,141

Social and human service assistants

142 716 29 - 113 673

Miscellaneous community and social service specialists, including health educators and community health workers

93 773 26 - 66 747

Clergy

356 958 303 1,007 53 763

Directors, religious activities and education

37 - 20 - 18 -

Religious workers, all other

40 - 17 - 23 -

Legal occupations

1,313 1,271 591 1,765 722 1,001

Lawyers

737 1,807 486 1,915 251 1,590

Judicial law clerks

12 - 6 - 6 -

Judges, magistrates, and other judicial workers

48 - 23 - 26 -

Paralegals and legal assistants

359 831 37 - 321 840

Miscellaneous legal support workers

158 870 39 - 118 817

Education, training, and library occupations

6,595 953 1,763 1,141 4,832 897

Postsecondary teachers

860 1,256 454 1,409 405 1,143

Preschool and kindergarten teachers

499 634 13 - 486 625

Elementary and middle school teachers

2,730 980 534 1,096 2,196 956

Secondary school teachers

981 1,037 432 1,108 549 984

Special education teachers

295 1,001 57 1,078 239 987

Other teachers and instructors

340 846 142 1,096 198 772

Archivists, curators, and museum technicians

32 - 12 - 20 -

Librarians

155 889 27 - 129 849

Library technicians

9 - 3 - 6 -

Teacher assistants

545 498 52 580 492 494

Other education, training, and library workers

149 956 37 - 111 983

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

1,573 956 906 1,024 667 870

Artists and related workers

65 1,166 43 - 22 -

Designers

546 921 289 1,020 257 812

Actors

13 - 8 - 5 -

Producers and directors

101 1,192 66 1,224 35 -

Athletes, coaches, umpires, and related workers

113 871 83 974 29 -

Dancers and choreographers

8 - 0 - 8 -

Musicians, singers, and related workers

39 - 28 - 11 -

Entertainers and performers, sports and related workers, all other

10 - 4 - 6 -

Announcers

28 - 23 - 5 -

News analysts, reporters and correspondents

59 802 35 - 24 -

Public relations specialists

111 982 42 - 69 933

Editors

120 1,018 73 1,051 47 -

Technical writers

51 1,297 27 - 23 -

Writers and authors

103 1,016 42 - 60 863

Miscellaneous media and communication workers

39 - 13 - 25 -

Broadcast and sound engineering technicians and radio operators

79 948 67 958 11 -

Photographers

55 938 32 - 22 -

Television, video, and motion picture camera operators and editors

34 - 28 - 6 -

Media and communication equipment workers, all other

0 - 0 - 0 -

Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations

6,438 1,033 1,663 1,256 4,775 983

Chiropractors

18 - 16 - 2 -

Dentists

61 1,908 38 - 22 -

Dietitians and nutritionists

86 919 6 - 80 875

Optometrists

28 - 17 - 10 -

Pharmacists

214 1,995 103 2,176 111 1,902

Physicians and surgeons

759 1,661 475 2,002 284 1,246

Physician assistants

71 1,619 22 - 49 -

Podiatrists

2 - 1 - 0 -

Audiologists

11 - 2 - 9 -

Occupational therapists

80 1,146 7 - 72 1,139

Physical therapists

193 1,387 74 1,478 118 1,307

Radiation therapists

12 - 5 - 7 -

Recreational therapists

10 - 3 - 7 -

Respiratory therapists

95 1,037 38 - 57 906

Speech-language pathologists

101 1,086 3 - 98 1,089

Exercise physiologists

2 - 1 - 1 -

Therapists, all other

119 908 28 - 91 863

Veterinarians

38 - 9 - 29 -

Registered nurses

2,309 1,090 245 1,190 2,064 1,076

Nurse anesthetists

24 - 9 - 15 -

Nurse midwives

2 - 0 - 2 -

Nurse practitioners

100 1,683 9 - 90 1,682

Health diagnosing and treating practitioners, all other

7 - 1 - 6 -

Clinical laboratory technologists and technicians

264 824 70 878 194 818

Dental hygienists

87 957 5 - 82 951

Diagnostic related technologists and technicians

256 991 70 1,156 187 940

Emergency medical technicians and paramedics

207 754 152 791 55 709

Health practitioner support technologists and technicians

443 618 93 618 350 618

Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses

506 751 55 868 451 737

Medical records and health information technicians

120 790 16 - 104 796

Opticians, dispensing

28 - 11 - 17 -

Miscellaneous health technologists and technicians

92 820 33 - 58 690

Other healthcare practitioners and technical occupations

93 1,000 43 - 50 930

Service occupations

15,019 505 7,622 583 7,398 461

Healthcare support occupations

2,368 498 307 560 2,060 492

Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides

1,364 472 164 528 1,200 466

Occupational therapy assistants and aides

8 - 3 - 5 -

Physical therapist assistants and aides

50 693 23 - 26 -

Massage therapists

41 - 11 - 30 -

Dental assistants

185 535 6 - 179 535

Medical assistants

412 546 29 - 383 539

Medical transcriptionists

32 - 1 - 31 -

Pharmacy aides

24 - 7 - 17 -

Veterinary assistants and laboratory animal caretakers

26 - 4 - 22 -

Phlebotomists

103 533 19 - 84 526

Miscellaneous healthcare support occupations, including medical equipment preparers

123 509 40 - 83 493

Protective service occupations

2,740 833 2,211 886 530 617

First-line supervisors of correctional officers

46 - 33 - 13 -

First-line supervisors of police and detectives

120 1,127 103 1,149 17 -

First-line supervisors of fire fighting and prevention workers

56 1,438 54 1,448 2 -

First-line supervisors of protective service workers, all other

90 913 74 1,004 16 -

Firefighters

291 1,138 274 1,142 16 -

Fire inspectors

11 - 9 - 3 -

Bailiffs, correctional officers, and jailers

392 730 279 755 113 687

Detectives and criminal investigators

162 1,173 130 1,183 32 -

Fish and game wardens

2 - 2 - 0 -

Parking enforcement workers

9 - 6 - 3 -

Police and sheriff's patrol officers

671 1,018 593 1,043 78 743

Transit and railroad police

3 - 3 - 0 -

Animal control workers

10 - 7 - 3 -

Private detectives and investigators

78 1,025 49 - 29 -

Security guards and gaming surveillance officers

710 569 541 589 169 514

Crossing guards

19 - 12 - 7 -

Transportation security screeners

28 - 18 - 10 -

Lifeguards and other recreational, and all other protective service workers

43 - 24 - 18 -

Food preparation and serving related occupations

4,017 439 2,140 463 1,877 419

Chefs and head cooks

364 590 302 601 61 531

First-line supervisors of food preparation and serving workers

403 516 184 583 219 485

Cooks

1,166 413 773 416 392 405

Food preparation workers

359 406 178 411 181 401

Bartenders

216 522 103 634 113 459

Combined food preparation and serving workers, including fast food

169 379 66 384 102 373

Counter attendants, cafeteria, food concession, and coffee shop

60 349 19 - 41 -

Waiters and waitresses

826 436 283 501 542 415

Food servers, nonrestaurant

111 502 47 - 64 495

Dining room and cafeteria attendants and bartender helpers

151 451 73 509 78 420

Dishwashers

128 368 101 364 27 -

Hosts and hostesses, restaurant, lounge, and coffee shop

62 433 9 - 53 418

Food preparation and serving related workers, all other

3 - 1 - 2 -

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

3,568 480 2,331 517 1,236 413

First-line supervisors of housekeeping and janitorial workers

153 596 89 720 64 500

First-line supervisors of landscaping, lawn service, and groundskeeping workers

91 717 90 716 1 -

Janitors and building cleaners

1,598 502 1,160 540 438 415

Maids and housekeeping cleaners

816 401 131 404 685 400

Pest control workers

64 653 62 653 1 -

Grounds maintenance workers

847 459 800 454 47 -

Personal care and service occupations

2,326 487 632 607 1,695 455

First-line supervisors of gaming workers

93 789 51 810 43 -

First-line supervisors of personal service workers

73 567 27 - 46 -

Animal trainers

10 - 6 - 3 -

Nonfarm animal caretakers

89 489 29 - 60 452

Gaming services workers

78 627 47 - 31 -

Motion picture projectionists

3 - 3 - 0 -

Ushers, lobby attendants, and ticket takers

6 - 2 - 4 -

Miscellaneous entertainment attendants and related workers

69 473 41 - 28 -

Embalmers and funeral attendants

7 - 5 - 2 -

Morticians, undertakers, and funeral directors

17 - 14 - 3 -

Barbers

42 - 39 - 3 -

Hairdressers, hairstylists, and cosmetologists

284 482 12 - 271 476

Miscellaneous personal appearance workers

166 432 22 - 144 422

Baggage porters, bellhops, and concierges

66 633 58 664 9 -

Tour and travel guides

19 - 9 - 10 -

Childcare workers

406 442 21 - 385 444

Personal care aides

667 434 133 465 534 425

Recreation and fitness workers

167 599 76 716 91 521

Residential advisors

22 - 8 - 14 -

Personal care and service workers, all other

42 - 29 - 13 -

Sales and office occupations

23,402 666 9,251 766 14,151 620

Sales and related occupations

9,626 705 5,411 841 4,215 570

First-line supervisors of retail sales workers

2,317 696 1,295 793 1,022 595

First-line supervisors of non-retail sales workers

768 969 530 1,004 238 878

Cashiers

1,305 394 384 412 921 387

Counter and rental clerks

75 547 45 - 31 -

Parts salespersons

88 617 74 643 14 -

Retail salespersons

1,870 596 1,137 698 733 491

Advertising sales agents

194 942 100 1,041 94 871

Insurance sales agents

433 765 204 946 230 698

Securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents

235 1,122 152 1,356 83 883

Travel agents

46 - 10 - 36 -

Sales representatives, services, all other

413 948 296 986 117 766

Sales representatives, wholesale and manufacturing

1,133 1,015 817 1,120 317 873

Models, demonstrators, and product promoters

16 - 8 - 8 -

Real estate brokers and sales agents

416 852 189 991 227 726

Sales engineers

41 - 39 - 2 -

Telemarketers

55 526 18 - 37 -

Door-to-door sales workers, news and street vendors, and related workers

38 - 23 - 16 -

Sales and related workers, all other

183 807 92 949 91 664

Office and administrative support occupations

13,776 651 3,840 701 9,936 637

First-line supervisors of office and administrative support workers

1,185 808 410 919 775 763

Switchboard operators, including answering service

18 - 3 - 15 -

Telephone operators

27 - 10 - 17 -

Communications equipment operators, all other

9 - 3 - 6 -

Bill and account collectors

146 619 44 - 102 592

Billing and posting clerks

412 642 32 - 380 640

Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks

830 665 85 732 745 660

Gaming cage workers

14 - 6 - 8 -

Payroll and timekeeping clerks

124 757 11 - 113 762

Procurement clerks

30 - 11 - 19 -

Tellers

284 510 55 544 229 507

Financial clerks, all other

63 752 23 - 40 -

Brokerage clerks

4 - 0 - 4 -

Correspondence clerks

6 - 5 - 1 -

Court, municipal, and license clerks

58 738 10 - 48 -

Credit authorizers, checkers, and clerks

36 - 12 - 24 -

Customer service representatives

1,550 627 537 698 1,014 606

Eligibility interviewers, government programs

66 783 14 - 52 766

File clerks

160 610 29 - 130 613

Hotel, motel, and resort desk clerks

82 426 30 - 52 417

Interviewers, except eligibility and loan

124 636 27 - 97 620

Library assistants, clerical

41 - 7 - 33 -

Loan interviewers and clerks

131 710 31 - 99 692

New accounts clerks

25 - 4 - 21 -

Order clerks

79 600 29 - 51 574

Human resources assistants, except payroll and timekeeping

91 754 11 - 80 711

Receptionists and information clerks

910 540 85 616 825 532

Reservation and transportation ticket agents and travel clerks

85 687 37 - 48 -

Information and record clerks, all other

75 660 17 - 59 658

Cargo and freight agents

17 - 12 - 5 -

Couriers and messengers

167 727 142 737 25 -

Dispatchers

234 710 96 764 138 669

Meter readers, utilities

25 - 22 - 3 -

Postal service clerks

98 978 43 - 56 935

Postal service mail carriers

274 966 178 1,025 95 851

Postal service mail sorters, processors, and processing machine operators

51 979 22 - 29 -

Production, planning, and expediting clerks

208 837 96 1,024 111 738

Shipping, receiving, and traffic clerks

545 592 376 603 169 576

Stock clerks and order fillers

995 508 658 504 337 514

Weighers, measurers, checkers, and samplers, recordkeeping

77 646 45 - 32 -

Secretaries and administrative assistants

2,342 691 126 811 2,215 685

Computer operators

72 764 34 - 37 -

Data entry keyers

246 626 51 673 195 618

Word processors and typists

77 622 14 - 63 629

Desktop publishers

0 - 0 - 0 -

Insurance claims and policy processing clerks

275 647 50 709 225 632

Mail clerks and mail machine operators, except postal service

61 567 28 - 33 -

Office clerks, general

888 630 135 662 753 626

Office machine operators, except computer

25 - 9 - 17 -

Proofreaders and copy markers

4 - 1 - 4 -

Statistical assistants

19 - 8 - 10 -

Office and administrative support workers, all other

410 731 114 878 296 692

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

10,763 756 10,346 764 417 509

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

776 429 625 457 151 375

First-line supervisors of farming, fishing, and forestry workers

23 - 19 - 5 -

Agricultural inspectors

16 - 11 - 5 -

Animal breeders

1 - 1 - 0 -

Graders and sorters, agricultural products

98 389 45 - 53 386

Miscellaneous agricultural workers

569 421 485 437 84 369

Fishers and related fishing workers

9 - 9 - 0 -

Hunters and trappers

2 - 2 - 0 -

Forest and conservation workers

13 - 12 - 2 -

Logging workers

44 - 42 - 2 -

Construction and extraction occupations

5,756 756 5,635 757 121 691

First-line supervisors of construction trades and extraction workers

540 1,027 528 1,033 12 -

Boilermakers

17 - 17 - 0 -

Brickmasons, blockmasons, and stonemasons

105 657 105 656 0 -

Carpenters

801 696 786 699 15 -

Carpet, floor, and tile installers and finishers

94 683 92 687 2 -

Cement masons, concrete finishers, and terrazzo workers

41 - 41 - 0 -

Construction laborers

1,221 605 1,199 605 22 -

Paving, surfacing, and tamping equipment operators

12 - 11 - 1 -

Pile-driver operators

2 - 2 - 0 -

Operating engineers and other construction equipment operators

310 864 305 862 6 -

Drywall installers, ceiling tile installers, and tapers

119 597 118 595 1 -

Electricians

640 883 624 884 16 -

Glaziers

28 - 27 - 0 -

Insulation workers

41 - 38 - 3 -

Painters, construction and maintenance

358 563 342 562 16 -

Paperhangers

2 - 2 - 0 -

Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters

486 913 478 916 8 -

Plasterers and stucco masons

22 - 22 - 0 -

Reinforcing iron and rebar workers

8 - 8 - 0 -

Roofers

136 618 135 620 1 -

Sheet metal workers

113 868 111 857 2 -

Structural iron and steel workers

47 - 47 - 0 -

Solar photovoltaic installers

12 - 12 - 0 -

Helpers, construction trades

51 513 48 - 2 -

Construction and building inspectors

59 1,031 54 1,028 5 -

Elevator installers and repairers

21 - 21 - 0 -

Fence erectors

31 - 31 - 0 -

Hazardous materials removal workers

22 - 21 - 1 -

Highway maintenance workers

116 794 115 794 1 -

Rail-track laying and maintenance equipment operators

16 - 16 - 0 -

Septic tank servicers and sewer pipe cleaners

13 - 13 - 0 -

Miscellaneous construction and related workers

19 - 17 - 2 -

Derrick, rotary drill, and service unit operators, oil, gas, and mining

53 1,187 53 1,187 0 -

Earth drillers, except oil and gas

25 - 25 - 0 -

Explosives workers, ordnance handling experts, and blasters

6 - 6 - 0 -

Mining machine operators

59 1,042 59 1,047 1 -

Roof bolters, mining

4 - 4 - 0 -

Roustabouts, oil and gas

11 - 11 - 1 -

Helpers--extraction workers

8 - 8 - 0 -

Other extraction workers

86 1,120 85 1,126 1 -

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

4,231 821 4,085 824 146 725

First-line supervisors of mechanics, installers, and repairers

289 1,022 272 1,040 17 -

Computer, automated teller, and office machine repairers

232 880 201 889 31 -

Radio and telecommunications equipment installers and repairers

118 859 109 846 9 -

Avionics technicians

8 - 7 - 1 -

Electric motor, power tool, and related repairers

25 - 25 - 0 -

Electrical and electronics installers and repairers, transportation equipment

4 - 4 - 0 -

Electrical and electronics repairers, industrial and utility

20 - 20 - 0 -

Electronic equipment installers and repairers, motor vehicles

18 - 18 - 0 -

Electronic home entertainment equipment installers and repairers

23 - 23 - 0 -

Security and fire alarm systems installers

45 - 43 - 3 -

Aircraft mechanics and service technicians

121 1,080 117 1,062 4 -

Automotive body and related repairers

109 665 106 668 3 -

Automotive glass installers and repairers

17 - 17 - 0 -

Automotive service technicians and mechanics

722 734 706 737 16 -

Bus and truck mechanics and diesel engine specialists

285 813 283 811 2 -

Heavy vehicle and mobile equipment service technicians and mechanics

210 885 209 886 1 -

Small engine mechanics

38 - 37 - 1 -

Miscellaneous vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers

64 559 64 559 0 -

Control and valve installers and repairers

21 - 21 - 0 -

Heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration mechanics and installers

322 769 318 773 3 -

Home appliance repairers

32 - 32 - 0 -

Industrial and refractory machinery mechanics

409 876 398 876 11 -

Maintenance and repair workers, general

403 813 391 812 12 -

Maintenance workers, machinery

32 - 30 - 2 -

Millwrights

49 - 49 - 1 -

Electrical power-line installers and repairers

108 1,013 105 1,018 4 -

Telecommunications line installers and repairers

170 869 163 877 7 -

Precision instrument and equipment repairers

68 818 60 836 8 -

Wind turbine service technicians

5 - 4 - 1 -

Coin, vending, and amusement machine servicers and repairers

32 - 28 - 4 -

Commercial divers

2 - 2 - 0 -

Locksmiths and safe repairers

19 - 19 - 0 -

Manufactured building and mobile home installers

0 - 0 - 0 -

Riggers

14 - 14 - 0 -

Signal and track switch repairers

8 - 8 - 0 -

Helpers--installation, maintenance, and repair workers

12 - 12 - 0 -

Other installation, maintenance, and repair workers

177 804 170 811 6 -

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

14,326 642 11,474 689 2,852 504

Production occupations

7,481 646 5,546 711 1,935 502

First-line supervisors of production and operating workers

766 903 631 942 134 659

Aircraft structure, surfaces, rigging, and systems assemblers

16 - 12 - 4 -

Electrical, electronics, and electromechanical assemblers

159 547 91 598 68 506

Engine and other machine assemblers

9 - 6 - 3 -

Structural metal fabricators and fitters

24 - 24 - 0 -

Miscellaneous assemblers and fabricators

926 592 589 633 337 506

Bakers

148 492 64 518 84 469

Butchers and other meat, poultry, and fish processing workers

287 512 217 537 70 457

Food and tobacco roasting, baking, and drying machine operators and tenders

5 - 1 - 4 -

Food batchmakers

82 473 38 - 44 -

Food cooking machine operators and tenders

11 - 4 - 7 -

Food processing workers, all other

110 637 80 651 30 -

Computer control programmers and operators

79 759 73 790 6 -

Extruding and drawing machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic

13 - 12 - 1 -

Forging machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic

5 - 4 - 1 -

Rolling machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic

9 - 6 - 3 -

Cutting, punching, and press machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic

83 620 63 663 20 -

Drilling and boring machine tool setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic

2 - 2 - 0 -

Grinding, lapping, polishing, and buffing machine tool setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic

45 - 38 - 6 -

Lathe and turning machine tool setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic

6 - 6 - 0 -

Milling and planing machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic

3 - 3 - 0 -

Machinists

351 764 339 770 12 -

Metal furnace operators, tenders, pourers, and casters

26 - 26 - 0 -

Model makers and patternmakers, metal and plastic

4 - 2 - 2 -

Molders and molding machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic

34 - 31 - 3 -

Multiple machine tool setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic

4 - 2 - 2 -

Tool and die makers

60 1,020 59 1,025 1 -

Welding, soldering, and brazing workers

551 723 526 733 25 -

Heat treating equipment setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic

4 - 3 - 1 -

Layout workers, metal and plastic

9 - 8 - 1 -

Plating and coating machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic

24 - 22 - 2 -

Tool grinders, filers, and sharpeners

7 - 7 - 0 -

Metal workers and plastic workers, all other

333 624 262 647 71 511

Prepress technicians and workers

20 - 13 - 7 -

Printing press operators

173 646 140 686 32 -

Print binding and finishing workers

18 - 8 - 10 -

Laundry and dry-cleaning workers

128 417 48 - 80 410

Pressers, textile, garment, and related materials

30 - 13 - 17 -

Sewing machine operators

114 440 19 - 95 432

Shoe and leather workers and repairers

2 - 2 - 0 -

Shoe machine operators and tenders

1 - 0 - 1 -

Tailors, dressmakers, and sewers

42 - 11 - 31 -

Textile bleaching and dyeing machine operators and tenders

3 - 3 - 0 -

Textile cutting machine setters, operators, and tenders

8 - 7 - 1 -

Textile knitting and weaving machine setters, operators, and tenders

6 - 4 - 2 -

Textile winding, twisting, and drawing out machine setters, operators, and tenders

12 - 4 - 7 -

Extruding and forming machine setters, operators, and tenders, synthetic and glass fibers

0 - 0 - 0 -

Fabric and apparel patternmakers

1 - 0 - 1 -

Upholsterers

22 - 20 - 2 -

Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers, all other

11 - 6 - 5 -

Cabinetmakers and bench carpenters

30 - 26 - 3 -

Furniture finishers

5 - 5 - 0 -

Model makers and patternmakers, wood

0 - 0 - 0 -

Sawing machine setters, operators, and tenders, wood

27 - 25 - 2 -

Woodworking machine setters, operators, and tenders, except sawing

19 - 17 - 2 -

Woodworkers, all other

16 - 13 - 3 -

Power plant operators, distributors, and dispatchers

47 - 43 - 4 -

Stationary engineers and boiler operators

93 1,044 92 1,051 2 -

Water and wastewater treatment plant and system operators

69 833 66 835 3 -

Miscellaneous plant and system operators

39 - 36 - 2 -

Chemical processing machine setters, operators, and tenders

55 818 53 831 2 -

Crushing, grinding, polishing, mixing, and blending workers

67 686 60 694 7 -

Cutting workers

43 - 36 - 7 -

Extruding, forming, pressing, and compacting machine setters, operators, and tenders

39 - 29 - 9 -

Furnace, kiln, oven, drier, and kettle operators and tenders

11 - 9 - 2 -

Inspectors, testers, sorters, samplers, and weighers

675 728 443 820 231 578

Jewelers and precious stone and metal workers

24 - 16 - 8 -

Medical, dental, and ophthalmic laboratory technicians

71 626 29 - 43 -

Packaging and filling machine operators and tenders

239 490 106 522 133 477

Painting workers

132 694 120 703 12 -

Photographic process workers and processing machine operators

21 - 11 - 10 -

Semiconductor processors

1 - 0 - 1 -

Adhesive bonding machine operators and tenders

5 - 2 - 3 -

Cleaning, washing, and metal pickling equipment operators and tenders

5 - 4 - 1 -

Cooling and freezing equipment operators and tenders

4 - 4 - 0 -

Etchers and engravers

9 - 7 - 3 -

Molders, shapers, and casters, except metal and plastic

21 - 17 - 4 -

Paper goods machine setters, operators, and tenders

29 - 27 - 2 -

Tire builders

11 - 11 - 0 -

Helpers--production workers

42 - 31 - 11 -

Production workers, all other

850 621 659 676 191 492

Transportation and material moving occupations

6,845 637 5,927 664 918 510

Supervisors of transportation and material moving workers

181 829 148 925 33 -

Aircraft pilots and flight engineers

113 1,427 106 1,446 7 -

Air traffic controllers and airfield operations specialists

31 - 27 - 5 -

Flight attendants

65 857 17 - 48 -

Ambulance drivers and attendants, except emergency medical technicians

15 - 13 - 2 -

Bus drivers

327 602 191 616 136 582

Driver/sales workers and truck drivers

2,658 732 2,555 739 103 545

Taxi drivers and chauffeurs

250 608 221 609 29 -

Motor vehicle operators, all other

26 - 22 - 4 -

Locomotive engineers and operators

56 1,187 55 1,197 2 -

Railroad brake, signal, and switch operators

8 - 8 - 0 -

Railroad conductors and yardmasters

48 - 44 - 4 -

Subway, streetcar, and other rail transportation workers

16 - 16 - 0 -

Sailors and marine oilers

21 - 19 - 2 -

Ship and boat captains and operators

38 - 38 - 0 -

Ship engineers

7 - 7 - 0 -

Bridge and lock tenders

5 - 5 - 0 -

Parking lot attendants

60 440 55 441 5 -

Automotive and watercraft service attendants

77 512 72 518 4 -

Transportation inspectors

53 909 41 - 12 -

Transportation attendants, except flight attendants

24 - 13 - 10 -

Other transportation workers

21 - 19 - 2 -

Conveyor operators and tenders

7 - 6 - 2 -

Crane and tower operators

73 959 73 959 0 -

Dredge, excavating, and loading machine operators

30 - 30 - 0 -

Hoist and winch operators

6 - 5 - 1 -

Industrial truck and tractor operators

534 594 497 595 38 -

Cleaners of vehicles and equipment

255 482 221 480 34 -

Laborers and freight, stock, and material movers, hand

1,358 533 1,138 546 221 476

Machine feeders and offbearers

14 - 10 - 4 -

Packers and packagers, hand

347 413 140 459 207 395

Pumping station operators

21 - 21 - 0 -

Refuse and recyclable material collectors

54 550 51 564 3 -

Mine shuttle car operators

1 - 1 - 0 -

Tank car, truck, and ship loaders

6 - 6 - 0 -

Material moving workers, all other

39 - 36 - 2 -

NOTE: Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data. Dash indicates no data or data that do not meet publication criteria (values not shown where base is less than 50,000).

 

Last Modified Date: February 12, 2015