HOUSEHOLD DATA
ANNUAL AVERAGES
39. Median weekly earnings of full-time wage and salary workers by detailed occupation and sex
[Numbers in thousands]
Occupation 2015
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

109,080 $809 60,746 $895 48,334 $726

Management, professional, and related occupations

44,844 1,158 21,807 1,383 23,038 996

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

18,422 1,258 10,018 1,436 8,404 1,073

Management occupations

12,480 1,351 7,332 1,486 5,147 1,139

Chief executives

1,046 2,041 763 2,251 283 1,836

General and operations managers

823 1,260 621 1,347 202 1,002

Legislators

8 - 5 - 4 -

Advertising and promotions managers

55 1,050 29 - 26 -

Marketing and sales managers

948 1,462 570 1,603 378 1,258

Public relations and fundraising managers

59 1,557 24 - 35 -

Administrative services managers

170 1,191 96 1,451 73 981

Computer and information systems managers

636 1,728 466 1,817 169 1,563

Financial managers

1,124 1,408 551 1,732 573 1,130

Compensation and benefits managers

23 - 7 - 16 -

Human resources managers

254 1,365 68 1,495 186 1,274

Training and development managers

37 - 17 - 20 -

Industrial production managers

267 1,485 221 1,528 45 -

Purchasing managers

193 1,348 109 1,404 84 1,226

Transportation, storage, and distribution managers

276 966 224 1,006 52 749

Farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers

129 769 106 847 23 -

Construction managers

471 1,329 429 1,357 42 -

Education administrators

778 1,423 282 1,585 496 1,252

Architectural and engineering managers

110 1,899 101 1,892 10 -

Food service managers

763 742 389 820 374 680

Funeral service managers

13 - 10 - 2 -

Gaming managers

19 - 13 - 6 -

Lodging managers

123 985 54 1,171 68 902

Medical and health services managers

592 1,210 154 1,422 438 1,156

Natural sciences managers

24 - 11 - 13 -

Postmasters and mail superintendents

20 - 10 - 10 -

Property, real estate, and community association managers

401 914 171 1,137 230 823

Social and community service managers

305 1,022 105 1,142 200 965

Emergency management directors

9 - 6 - 3 -

Managers, all other

2,803 1,408 1,717 1,525 1,085 1,213

Business and financial operations occupations

5,942 1,137 2,686 1,327 3,256 1,004

Agents and business managers of artists, performers, and athletes

27 - 13 - 14 -

Buyers and purchasing agents, farm products

11 - 9 - 2 -

Wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products

142 926 73 886 69 985

Purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products

260 1,009 136 1,020 124 986

Claims adjusters, appraisers, examiners, and investigators

317 963 141 1,134 176 824

Compliance officers

235 1,198 126 1,375 109 1,025

Cost estimators

95 1,232 83 1,264 12 -

Human resources workers

592 1,002 151 1,158 441 984

Compensation, benefits, and job analysis specialists

63 998 12 - 50 898

Training and development specialists

107 990 42 - 65 1,037

Logisticians

111 1,028 66 1,075 44 -

Management analysts

529 1,431 291 1,519 237 1,348

Meeting, convention, and event planners

117 859 27 - 90 840

Fundraisers

62 1,136 14 - 48 -

Market research analysts and marketing specialists

203 1,284 85 1,411 118 1,239

Business operations specialists, all other

186 1,090 74 1,461 112 969

Accountants and auditors

1,464 1,132 618 1,345 846 988

Appraisers and assessors of real estate

42 - 21 - 21 -

Budget analysts

44 - 17 - 28 -

Credit analysts

17 - 8 - 9 -

Financial analysts

295 1,426 168 1,680 127 1,171

Personal financial advisors

407 1,419 248 1,738 159 1,033

Insurance underwriters

106 1,149 44 - 63 956

Financial examiners

17 - 9 - 8 -

Credit counselors and loan officers

313 997 146 1,186 166 906

Tax examiners and collectors, and revenue agents

59 1,051 20 - 39 -

Tax preparers

56 892 19 - 37 -

Financial specialists, all other

66 1,162 25 - 40 -

Professional and related occupations

26,423 1,112 11,789 1,343 14,634 963

Computer and mathematical occupations

4,009 1,428 3,036 1,503 973 1,245

Computer and information research scientists

28 - 23 - 5 -

Computer systems analysts

499 1,389 325 1,462 173 1,256

Information security analysts

67 1,538 56 1,562 11 -

Computer programmers

450 1,438 357 1,501 93 1,302

Software developers, applications and systems software

1,287 1,682 1,054 1,751 232 1,415

Web developers

151 1,165 98 1,233 53 1,026

Computer support specialists

396 1,079 291 1,135 105 908

Database administrators

90 1,536 58 1,829 32 -

Network and computer systems administrators

208 1,242 179 1,266 28 -

Computer network architects

115 1,552 100 1,577 15 -

Computer occupations, all other

490 1,227 374 1,252 116 1,145

Actuaries

24 - 18 - 6 -

Mathematicians

6 - 6 - 0 -

Operations research analysts

122 1,441 59 1,574 63 1,325

Statisticians

76 1,275 37 - 39 -

Miscellaneous mathematical science occupations

1 - 1 - 0 -

Architecture and engineering occupations

2,656 1,424 2,272 1,452 383 1,257

Architects, except naval

138 1,441 106 1,492 31 -

Surveyors, cartographers, and photogrammetrists

29 - 23 - 6 -

Aerospace engineers

140 1,662 122 1,668 18 -

Agricultural engineers

5 - 5 - 0 -

Biomedical engineers

12 - 10 - 2 -

Chemical engineers

79 1,532 69 1,583 10 -

Civil engineers

316 1,460 275 1,474 41 -

Computer hardware engineers

72 1,876 62 1,871 10 -

Electrical and electronics engineers

283 1,778 246 1,819 37 -

Environmental engineers

35 - 26 - 9 -

Industrial engineers, including health and safety

205 1,447 168 1,430 37 -

Marine engineers and naval architects

9 - 9 - 0 -

Materials engineers

36 - 33 - 4 -

Mechanical engineers

316 1,534 294 1,550 23 -

Mining and geological engineers, including mining safety engineers

15 - 15 - 0 -

Nuclear engineers

5 - 3 - 2 -

Petroleum engineers

43 - 39 - 3 -

Engineers, all other

393 1,527 339 1,537 54 1,448

Drafters

114 977 91 977 23 -

Engineering technicians, except drafters

352 963 284 984 68 827

Surveying and mapping technicians

58 1,012 54 1,031 4 -

Life, physical, and social science occupations

1,176 1,206 662 1,379 514 1,067

Agricultural and food scientists

22 - 12 - 10 -

Biological scientists

74 1,233 46 - 28 -

Conservation scientists and foresters

23 - 16 - 7 -

Medical scientists

151 1,250 68 1,362 84 1,082

Life scientists, all other

1 - 1 - 0 -

Astronomers and physicists

14 - 11 - 3 -

Atmospheric and space scientists

8 - 8 - 1 -

Chemists and materials scientists

93 1,432 61 1,496 33 -

Environmental scientists and geoscientists

90 1,423 65 1,740 25 -

Physical scientists, all other

189 1,553 121 1,770 68 1,170

Economists

29 - 17 - 12 -

Survey researchers

0 - 0 - 0 -

Psychologists

114 1,367 31 - 83 1,189

Sociologists

0 - 0 - 0 -

Urban and regional planners

22 - 13 - 9 -

Miscellaneous social scientists and related workers

37 - 19 - 19 -

Agricultural and food science technicians

28 - 21 - 7 -

Biological technicians

20 - 10 - 10 -

Chemical technicians

75 944 43 - 32 -

Geological and petroleum technicians

22 - 18 - 4 -

Nuclear technicians

2 - 2 - 0 -

Social science research assistants

3 - 0 - 3 -

Miscellaneous life, physical, and social science technicians

157 846 79 1,001 78 780

Community and social service occupations

2,143 889 776 973 1,367 845

Counselors

635 904 184 908 451 902

Social workers

677 877 127 943 549 862

Probation officers and correctional treatment specialists

85 967 42 - 43 -

Social and human service assistants

173 676 23 - 149 673

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

92 831 29 - 63 728

Clergy

376 1,002 316 1,021 60 924

Directors, religious activities and education

62 929 31 - 31 -

Religious workers, all other

44 - 23 - 21 -

Legal occupations

1,346 1,391 624 1,877 722 1,135

Lawyers

803 1,886 503 1,914 300 1,717

Judicial law clerks

11 - 1 - 10 -

Judges, magistrates, and other judicial workers

54 1,952 33 - 20 -

Paralegals and legal assistants

341 927 47 - 294 910

Miscellaneous legal support workers

136 770 40 - 97 746

Education, training, and library occupations

6,884 956 1,849 1,144 5,034 907

Postsecondary teachers

917 1,258 516 1,405 401 1,144

Preschool and kindergarten teachers

517 616 11 - 506 618

Elementary and middle school teachers

2,806 974 543 1,077 2,262 957

Secondary school teachers

1,048 1,066 438 1,149 610 1,006

Special education teachers

297 987 38 - 258 990

Other teachers and instructors

378 896 179 1,024 199 817

Archivists, curators, and museum technicians

38 - 18 - 20 -

Librarians

130 991 27 - 102 966

Library technicians

18 - 4 - 15 -

Teacher assistants

614 541 48 - 565 530

Other education, training, and library workers

123 1,001 28 - 95 1,031

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

1,643 1,001 930 1,088 713 942

Artists and related workers

58 1,166 39 - 20 -

Designers

593 993 301 1,099 291 918

Actors

12 - 8 - 4 -

Producers and directors

120 1,270 67 1,340 53 1,234

Athletes, coaches, umpires, and related workers

147 780 108 818 39 -

Dancers and choreographers

11 - 2 - 9 -

Musicians, singers, and related workers

42 - 33 - 9 -

Entertainers and performers, sports and related workers, all other

14 - 11 - 3 -

Announcers

25 - 21 - 5 -

News analysts, reporters and correspondents

56 1,218 29 - 27 -

Public relations specialists

120 1,211 49 - 71 971

Editors

108 1,148 58 1,205 50 1,125

Technical writers

52 1,158 22 - 30 -

Writers and authors

79 1,232 36 - 42 -

Miscellaneous media and communication workers

46 - 16 - 30 -

Broadcast and sound engineering technicians and radio operators

83 954 77 937 7 -

Photographers

45 - 24 - 21 -

Television, video, and motion picture camera operators and editors

30 - 28 - 1 -

Media and communication equipment workers, all other

2 - 2 - 0 -

Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations

6,566 1,041 1,639 1,272 4,928 991

Chiropractors

22 - 15 - 7 -

Dentists

59 1,656 39 - 20 -

Dietitians and nutritionists

79 886 9 - 69 879

Optometrists

19 - 6 - 13 -

Pharmacists

206 1,920 98 2,117 108 1,811

Physicians and surgeons

740 1,824 457 1,915 283 1,533

Physician assistants

57 1,368 17 - 40 -

Podiatrists

9 - 5 - 4 -

Audiologists

8 - 1 - 6 -

Occupational therapists

74 1,210 10 - 64 1,199

Physical therapists

178 1,265 56 1,347 123 1,215

Radiation therapists

12 - 5 - 7 -

Recreational therapists

6 - 2 - 4 -

Respiratory therapists

99 1,000 32 - 67 937

Speech-language pathologists

108 1,147 1 - 106 1,148

Exercise physiologists

3 - 3 - 0 -

Therapists, all other

132 944 31 - 101 951

Veterinarians

55 1,455 16 - 39 -

Registered nurses

2,382 1,116 278 1,222 2,104 1,098

Nurse anesthetists

23 - 11 - 12 -

Nurse midwives

6 - 0 - 6 -

Nurse practitioners

115 1,532 11 - 103 1,522

Health diagnosing and treating practitioners, all other

2 - 0 - 2 -

Clinical laboratory technologists and technicians

270 901 69 1,089 201 796

Dental hygienists

86 914 6 - 80 953

Diagnostic related technologists and technicians

253 964 76 1,106 177 908

Emergency medical technicians and paramedics

175 811 126 899 49 -

Health practitioner support technologists and technicians

487 636 99 652 389 633

Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses

508 743 48 - 459 737

Medical records and health information technicians

174 740 17 - 157 723

Opticians, dispensing

44 - 21 - 23 -

Miscellaneous health technologists and technicians

99 671 32 - 66 642

Other healthcare practitioners and technical occupations

78 1,128 40 - 38 -

Service occupations

15,279 509 7,629 585 7,650 463

Healthcare support occupations

2,395 498 320 577 2,074 490

Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides

1,400 467 163 526 1,237 457

Occupational therapy assistants and aides

17 - 4 - 12 -

Physical therapist assistants and aides

53 742 18 - 35 -

Massage therapists

37 - 16 - 22 -

Dental assistants

188 531 14 - 175 522

Medical assistants

422 539 35 - 387 530

Medical transcriptionists

28 - 3 - 26 -

Pharmacy aides

22 - 4 - 18 -

Veterinary assistants and laboratory animal caretakers

21 - 4 - 17 -

Phlebotomists

91 551 15 - 76 534

Miscellaneous healthcare support occupations, including medical equipment preparers

115 524 44 - 71 511

Protective service occupations

2,729 796 2,181 851 547 655

First-line supervisors of correctional officers

57 856 41 - 16 -

First-line supervisors of police and detectives

114 1,427 97 1,425 17 -

First-line supervisors of fire fighting and prevention workers

42 - 39 - 3 -

First-line supervisors of protective service workers, all other

72 808 56 825 16 -

Firefighters

260 1,033 245 1,052 16 -

Fire inspectors

18 - 15 - 3 -

Bailiffs, correctional officers, and jailers

453 754 341 779 112 686

Detectives and criminal investigators

141 1,159 100 1,265 41 -

Fish and game wardens

6 - 5 - 1 -

Parking enforcement workers

9 - 6 - 3 -

Police and sheriff's patrol officers

655 1,002 569 1,001 86 1,009

Transit and railroad police

3 - 3 - 0 -

Animal control workers

4 - 2 - 2 -

Private detectives and investigators

85 843 49 - 36 -

Security guards and gaming surveillance officers

708 567 555 592 153 515

Crossing guards

26 - 13 - 13 -

Transportation security screeners

33 - 22 - 11 -

Lifeguards and other recreational, and all other protective service workers

42 - 24 - 18 -

Food preparation and serving related occupations

4,124 441 2,133 481 1,991 414

Chefs and head cooks

340 619 285 656 55 492

First-line supervisors of food preparation and serving workers

378 498 156 621 222 458

Cooks

1,302 416 808 427 494 400

Food preparation workers

366 402 174 414 192 388

Bartenders

252 521 110 569 142 493

Combined food preparation and serving workers, including fast food

173 391 67 401 107 380

Counter attendants, cafeteria, food concession, and coffee shop

56 354 28 - 28 -

Waiters and waitresses

868 451 305 501 563 411

Food servers, nonrestaurant

93 509 31 - 62 485

Dining room and cafeteria attendants and bartender helpers

107 403 59 389 48 -

Dishwashers

117 398 98 401 19 -

Hosts and hostesses, restaurant, lounge, and coffee shop

66 400 8 - 58 397

Food preparation and serving related workers, all other

6 - 4 - 3 -

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

3,605 486 2,330 517 1,275 419

First-line supervisors of housekeeping and janitorial workers

172 620 108 700 64 571

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

80 649 79 653 1 -

Janitors and building cleaners

1,536 507 1,111 547 425 429

Maids and housekeeping cleaners

876 416 134 475 742 407

Pest control workers

77 585 74 591 3 -

Grounds maintenance workers

862 469 824 473 39 -

Personal care and service occupations

2,427 498 664 597 1,763 475

First-line supervisors of gaming workers

117 769 65 900 52 680

First-line supervisors of personal service workers

60 608 25 - 35 -

Animal trainers

26 - 19 - 8 -

Nonfarm animal caretakers

100 505 32 - 68 501

Gaming services workers

69 676 30 - 39 -

Motion picture projectionists

3 - 3 - 0 -

Ushers, lobby attendants, and ticket takers

9 - 5 - 4 -

Miscellaneous entertainment attendants and related workers

69 485 42 - 28 -

Embalmers and funeral attendants

2 - 2 - 0 -

Morticians, undertakers, and funeral directors

23 - 17 - 7 -

Barbers

46 - 33 - 12 -

Hairdressers, hairstylists, and cosmetologists

253 461 23 - 229 463

Miscellaneous personal appearance workers

191 501 32 - 159 497

Baggage porters, bellhops, and concierges

75 608 63 606 12 -

Tour and travel guides

21 - 11 - 9 -

Childcare workers

407 437 14 - 393 430

Personal care aides

680 462 128 537 552 441

Recreation and fitness workers

185 555 78 684 107 526

Residential advisors

24 - 8 - 16 -

Personal care and service workers, all other

67 499 35 - 32 -

Sales and office occupations

23,620 673 9,384 777 14,236 627

Sales and related occupations

9,725 716 5,423 880 4,303 578

First-line supervisors of retail sales workers

2,326 711 1,296 825 1,030 614

First-line supervisors of non-retail sales workers

835 1,028 556 1,140 280 896

Cashiers

1,342 415 411 471 931 405

Counter and rental clerks

73 594 35 - 37 -

Parts salespersons

92 601 82 600 11 -

Retail salespersons

1,918 590 1,159 694 759 494

Advertising sales agents

161 925 78 1,155 83 729

Insurance sales agents

427 815 194 1,028 232 717

Securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents

211 1,155 146 1,461 65 767

Travel agents

62 711 9 - 53 685

Sales representatives, services, all other

406 966 268 1,147 139 699

Sales representatives, wholesale and manufacturing

1,138 1,020 843 1,066 295 917

Models, demonstrators, and product promoters

15 - 4 - 11 -

Real estate brokers and sales agents

463 837 197 1,052 266 735

Sales engineers

33 - 31 - 2 -

Telemarketers

39 - 17 - 21 -

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

28 - 9 - 18 -

Sales and related workers, all other

158 916 89 1,088 70 727

Office and administrative support occupations

13,894 656 3,961 693 9,933 646

First-line supervisors of office and administrative support workers

1,297 812 434 878 863 781

Switchboard operators, including answering service

17 - 7 - 10 -

Telephone operators

22 - 4 - 18 -

Communications equipment operators, all other

5 - 2 - 3 -

Bill and account collectors

152 657 54 674 98 648

Billing and posting clerks

406 657 39 - 366 664

Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks

769 692 87 690 682 692

Gaming cage workers

11 - 2 - 10 -

Payroll and timekeeping clerks

128 757 17 - 111 751

Procurement clerks

35 - 15 - 21 -

Tellers

264 514 33 - 231 516

Financial clerks, all other

61 767 30 - 32 -

Brokerage clerks

3 - 1 - 1 -

Correspondence clerks

3 - 1 - 2 -

Court, municipal, and license clerks

60 755 9 - 51 743

Credit authorizers, checkers, and clerks

42 - 12 - 29 -

Customer service representatives

1,760 621 611 690 1,149 604

Eligibility interviewers, government programs

67 781 17 - 50 805

File clerks

145 634 25 - 120 627

Hotel, motel, and resort desk clerks

127 481 58 486 69 467

Interviewers, except eligibility and loan

105 615 16 - 89 617

Library assistants, clerical

35 - 7 - 28 -

Loan interviewers and clerks

134 710 25 - 109 722

New accounts clerks

20 - 3 - 17 -

Order clerks

74 599 26 - 48 -

Human resources assistants, except payroll and timekeeping

50 737 11 - 40 -

Receptionists and information clerks

852 575 72 619 781 569

Reservation and transportation ticket agents and travel clerks

95 713 34 - 61 680

Information and record clerks, all other

100 618 22 - 78 616

Cargo and freight agents

20 - 12 - 9 -

Couriers and messengers

153 752 134 750 19 -

Dispatchers

250 698 109 759 141 655

Meter readers, utilities

39 - 34 - 4 -

Postal service clerks

127 927 76 974 51 833

Postal service mail carriers

302 954 187 1,021 115 854

Postal service mail sorters, processors, and processing machine operators

53 828 27 - 26 -

Production, planning, and expediting clerks

256 838 116 978 141 732

Shipping, receiving, and traffic clerks

502 591 354 604 148 566

Stock clerks and order fillers

1,027 520 651 537 376 506

Weighers, measurers, checkers, and samplers, recordkeeping

59 629 29 - 31 -

Secretaries and administrative assistants

2,223 687 124 786 2,099 683

Computer operators

58 751 25 - 33 -

Data entry keyers

223 619 55 589 169 638

Word processors and typists

68 650 6 - 62 639

Desktop publishers

1 - 1 - 0 -

Insurance claims and policy processing clerks

259 689 56 762 203 675

Mail clerks and mail machine operators, except postal service

63 563 24 - 39 -

Office clerks, general

929 620 156 609 773 622

Office machine operators, except computer

31 - 14 - 16 -

Proofreaders and copy markers

2 - 0 - 2 -

Statistical assistants

15 - 5 - 10 -

Office and administrative support workers, all other

391 745 93 852 298 718

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

10,834 761 10,381 770 453 580

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

810 464 637 477 174 437

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

42 - 32 - 10 -

Agricultural inspectors

12 - 7 - 6 -

Animal breeders

2 - 2 - 0 -

Graders and sorters, agricultural products

83 486 32 - 51 468

Miscellaneous agricultural workers

613 445 511 460 102 398

Fishers and related fishing workers

11 - 11 - 0 -

Hunters and trappers

0 - 0 - 0 -

Forest and conservation workers

15 - 10 - 5 -

Logging workers

31 - 31 - 0 -

Construction and extraction occupations

5,722 749 5,586 751 137 704

First-line supervisors of construction trades and extraction workers

560 1,040 540 1,047 20 -

Boilermakers

21 - 21 - 0 -

Brickmasons, blockmasons, and stonemasons

122 652 122 652 0 -

Carpenters

802 687 792 687 10 -

Carpet, floor, and tile installers and finishers

89 637 89 634 1 -

Cement masons, concrete finishers, and terrazzo workers

44 - 44 - 0 -

Construction laborers

1,181 639 1,155 642 25 -

Paving, surfacing, and tamping equipment operators

10 - 10 - 0 -

Pile-driver operators

2 - 2 - 0 -

Operating engineers and other construction equipment operators

324 856 318 859 6 -

Drywall installers, ceiling tile installers, and tapers

121 596 119 595 2 -

Electricians

651 888 632 891 19 -

Glaziers

33 - 32 - 0 -

Insulation workers

43 - 41 - 3 -

Painters, construction and maintenance

344 585 330 587 14 -

Paperhangers

0 - 0 - 0 -

Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters

456 863 455 862 2 -

Plasterers and stucco masons

20 - 19 - 1 -

Reinforcing iron and rebar workers

9 - 9 - 0 -

Roofers

171 584 170 580 2 -

Sheet metal workers

106 766 100 776 6 -

Structural iron and steel workers

54 869 52 864 2 -

Solar photovoltaic installers

8 - 8 - 0 -

Helpers, construction trades

47 - 47 - 0 -

Construction and building inspectors

67 939 58 965 9 -

Elevator installers and repairers

23 - 23 - 0 -

Fence erectors

33 - 33 - 0 -

Hazardous materials removal workers

39 - 35 - 5 -

Highway maintenance workers

91 754 91 755 0 -

Rail-track laying and maintenance equipment operators

9 - 9 - 0 -

Septic tank servicers and sewer pipe cleaners

8 - 8 - 0 -

Miscellaneous construction and related workers

25 - 23 - 2 -

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

28 - 27 - 1 -

Earth drillers, except oil and gas

30 - 30 - 0 -

Explosives workers, ordnance handling experts, and blasters

5 - 5 - 0 -

Mining machine operators

68 1,106 65 1,098 2 -

Roof bolters, mining

3 - 3 - 0 -

Roustabouts, oil and gas

7 - 7 - 0 -

Helpers--extraction workers

6 - 6 - 0 -

Other extraction workers

61 900 58 918 3 -

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

4,301 839 4,159 842 143 761

First-line supervisors of mechanics, installers, and repairers

270 1,032 252 1,033 18 -

Computer, automated teller, and office machine repairers

194 856 166 865 28 -

Radio and telecommunications equipment installers and repairers

139 862 126 879 13 -

Avionics technicians

4 - 4 - 0 -

Electric motor, power tool, and related repairers

22 - 20 - 1 -

Electrical and electronics installers and repairers, transportation equipment

2 - 2 - 0 -

Electrical and electronics repairers, industrial and utility

18 - 17 - 0 -

Electronic equipment installers and repairers, motor vehicles

17 - 17 - 0 -

Electronic home entertainment equipment installers and repairers

30 - 28 - 2 -

Security and fire alarm systems installers

67 911 65 913 2 -

Aircraft mechanics and service technicians

133 1,025 125 1,032 7 -

Automotive body and related repairers

120 846 118 849 2 -

Automotive glass installers and repairers

21 - 20 - 1 -

Automotive service technicians and mechanics

710 722 694 724 16 -

Bus and truck mechanics and diesel engine specialists

327 831 327 830 0 -

Heavy vehicle and mobile equipment service technicians and mechanics

206 928 206 928 0 -

Small engine mechanics

39 - 39 - 0 -

Miscellaneous vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers

66 592 65 591 1 -

Control and valve installers and repairers

23 - 23 - 0 -

Heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration mechanics and installers

341 806 337 810 4 -

Home appliance repairers

36 - 36 - 0 -

Industrial and refractory machinery mechanics

394 895 383 894 11 -

Maintenance and repair workers, general

469 773 459 771 10 -

Maintenance workers, machinery

31 - 30 - 1 -

Millwrights

49 - 48 - 1 -

Electrical power-line installers and repairers

113 1,105 112 1,105 0 -

Telecommunications line installers and repairers

157 882 148 880 9 -

Precision instrument and equipment repairers

64 996 60 1,009 4 -

Wind turbine service technicians

3 - 3 - 0 -

Coin, vending, and amusement machine servicers and repairers

38 - 34 - 4 -

Commercial divers

1 - 1 - 0 -

Locksmiths and safe repairers

12 - 12 - 0 -

Manufactured building and mobile home installers

4 - 4 - 1 -

Riggers

7 - 7 - 0 -

Signal and track switch repairers

9 - 9 - 0 -

Helpers--installation, maintenance, and repair workers

17 - 17 - 0 -

Other installation, maintenance, and repair workers

150 792 144 810 6 -

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

14,504 656 11,546 704 2,958 512

Production occupations

7,551 663 5,548 729 2,003 519

First-line supervisors of production and operating workers

783 875 650 924 133 623

Aircraft structure, surfaces, rigging, and systems assemblers

15 - 11 - 4 -

Electrical, electronics, and electromechanical assemblers

123 554 59 566 64 544

Engine and other machine assemblers

14 - 12 - 2 -

Structural metal fabricators and fitters

31 - 28 - 3 -

Miscellaneous assemblers and fabricators

950 581 573 637 377 512

Bakers

150 505 69 570 80 475

Butchers and other meat, poultry, and fish processing workers

247 542 187 582 60 463

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

9 - 7 - 1 -

Food batchmakers

79 500 25 - 54 489

Food cooking machine operators and tenders

7 - 5 - 2 -

Food processing workers, all other

132 594 82 679 50 508

Computer control programmers and operators

83 833 81 857 2 -

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

8 - 7 - 1 -

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

6 - 6 - 0 -

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

15 - 12 - 3 -

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

78 633 62 674 15 -

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

5 - 5 - 1 -

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

41 - 39 - 3 -

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

12 - 11 - 1 -

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

1 - 1 - 0 -

Machinists

338 834 320 840 17 -

Metal furnace operators, tenders, pourers, and casters

29 - 28 - 1 -

Model makers and patternmakers, metal and plastic

6 - 3 - 3 -

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

47 - 39 - 9 -

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

1 - 1 - 0 -

Tool and die makers

49 - 49 - 0 -

Welding, soldering, and brazing workers

568 760 545 767 23 -

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

4 - 4 - 0 -

Layout workers, metal and plastic

4 - 4 - 1 -

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

24 - 24 - 0 -

Tool grinders, filers, and sharpeners

7 - 7 - 0 -

Metal workers and plastic workers, all other

351 639 278 678 72 581

Prepress technicians and workers

14 - 12 - 2 -

Printing press operators

160 707 134 729 26 -

Print binding and finishing workers

16 - 9 - 6 -

Laundry and dry-cleaning workers

133 466 53 487 80 460

Pressers, textile, garment, and related materials

21 - 9 - 12 -

Sewing machine operators

147 493 42 - 105 476

Shoe and leather workers and repairers

5 - 4 - 1 -

Shoe machine operators and tenders

1 - 0 - 1 -

Tailors, dressmakers, and sewers

37 - 9 - 27 -

Textile bleaching and dyeing machine operators and tenders

2 - 2 - 0 -

Textile cutting machine setters, operators, and tenders

9 - 7 - 2 -

Textile knitting and weaving machine setters, operators, and tenders

8 - 3 - 4 -

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

7 - 5 - 2 -

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

0 - 0 - 0 -

Fabric and apparel patternmakers

4 - 3 - 1 -

Upholsterers

29 - 21 - 7 -

Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers, all other

16 - 12 - 4 -

Cabinetmakers and bench carpenters

40 - 38 - 2 -

Furniture finishers

6 - 6 - 0 -

Model makers and patternmakers, wood

0 - 0 - 0 -

Sawing machine setters, operators, and tenders, wood

26 - 22 - 4 -

Woodworking machine setters, operators, and tenders, except sawing

23 - 21 - 1 -

Woodworkers, all other

17 - 14 - 3 -

Power plant operators, distributors, and dispatchers

35 - 34 - 1 -

Stationary engineers and boiler operators

84 996 81 1,012 3 -

Water and wastewater treatment plant and system operators

82 880 79 868 3 -

Miscellaneous plant and system operators

35 - 33 - 3 -

Chemical processing machine setters, operators, and tenders

62 1,052 57 1,082 5 -

Crushing, grinding, polishing, mixing, and blending workers

82 652 75 668 7 -

Cutting workers

51 685 41 - 9 -

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

31 - 25 - 6 -

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

6 - 5 - 0 -

Inspectors, testers, sorters, samplers, and weighers

701 710 440 844 260 583

Jewelers and precious stone and metal workers

19 - 11 - 7 -

Medical, dental, and ophthalmic laboratory technicians

86 648 44 - 42 -

Packaging and filling machine operators and tenders

239 518 118 605 120 482

Painting workers

129 708 110 733 18 -

Photographic process workers and processing machine operators

26 - 12 - 14 -

Semiconductor processors

1 - 1 - 0 -

Adhesive bonding machine operators and tenders

9 - 5 - 4 -

Cleaning, washing, and metal pickling equipment operators and tenders

4 - 2 - 1 -

Cooling and freezing equipment operators and tenders

4 - 3 - 0 -

Etchers and engravers

12 - 8 - 4 -

Molders, shapers, and casters, except metal and plastic

14 - 12 - 2 -

Paper goods machine setters, operators, and tenders

27 - 22 - 5 -

Tire builders

8 - 8 - 0 -

Helpers--production workers

24 - 18 - 7 -

Production workers, all other

846 625 643 666 203 501

Transportation and material moving occupations

6,953 646 5,998 679 955 494

Supervisors of transportation and material moving workers

186 894 153 898 33 -

Aircraft pilots and flight engineers

114 1,735 104 1,830 9 -

Air traffic controllers and airfield operations specialists

32 - 24 - 8 -

Flight attendants

63 846 20 - 43 -

Ambulance drivers and attendants, except emergency medical technicians

18 - 14 - 4 -

Bus drivers

323 615 184 681 138 572

Driver/sales workers and truck drivers

2,687 747 2,582 751 105 632

Taxi drivers and chauffeurs

253 585 216 600 38 -

Motor vehicle operators, all other

21 - 18 - 3 -

Locomotive engineers and operators

44 - 42 - 2 -

Railroad brake, signal, and switch operators

5 - 5 - 0 -

Railroad conductors and yardmasters

55 1,117 52 1,137 4 -

Subway, streetcar, and other rail transportation workers

15 - 12 - 3 -

Sailors and marine oilers

10 - 9 - 0 -

Ship and boat captains and operators

29 - 28 - 1 -

Ship engineers

5 - 4 - 1 -

Bridge and lock tenders

4 - 4 - 0 -

Parking lot attendants

57 492 49 - 8 -

Automotive and watercraft service attendants

63 452 58 470 5 -

Transportation inspectors

21 - 14 - 7 -

Transportation attendants, except flight attendants

17 - 9 - 8 -

Other transportation workers

39 - 35 - 4 -

Conveyor operators and tenders

7 - 7 - 0 -

Crane and tower operators

75 988 71 1,016 4 -

Dredge, excavating, and loading machine operators

25 - 25 - 0 -

Hoist and winch operators

5 - 5 - 0 -

Industrial truck and tractor operators

579 609 541 612 37 -

Cleaners of vehicles and equipment

222 485 200 498 22 -

Laborers and freight, stock, and material movers, hand

1,433 526 1,214 547 219 455

Machine feeders and offbearers

30 - 21 - 9 -

Packers and packagers, hand

385 438 158 462 227 424

Pumping station operators

18 - 17 - 1 -

Refuse and recyclable material collectors

72 501 66 496 6 -

Mine shuttle car operators

0 - 0 - 0 -

Tank car, truck, and ship loaders

6 - 6 - 0 -

Material moving workers, all other

37 - 32 - 5 -

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 10, 2016