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
2nd
2014
2nd
2015
2nd
2014
2nd
2015

TOTAL

Management, professional, and related occupations

43,003 44,819 $1,135 $1,147

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

17,424 18,400 1,200 1,243

Professional and related occupations

25,578 26,420 1,078 1,097

Service occupations

15,051 15,313 500 506

Sales and office occupations

23,543 23,601 667 668

Sales and related occupations

9,854 9,724 683 688

Office and administrative support occupations

13,689 13,876 659 661

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

10,726 10,604 740 750

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

749 778 454 440

Construction and extraction occupations

5,827 5,664 728 741

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

4,149 4,162 815 835

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

14,232 14,431 629 653

Production occupations

7,245 7,525 632 666

Transportation and material moving occupations

6,987 6,906 625 634

Men

Management, professional, and related occupations

20,887 21,899 1,343 1,357

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

9,335 10,126 1,391 1,401

Professional and related occupations

11,552 11,773 1,299 1,319

Service occupations

7,820 7,732 580 587

Sales and office occupations

9,200 9,395 759 765

Sales and related occupations

5,448 5,373 806 864

Office and administrative support occupations

3,752 4,023 714 683

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

10,360 10,194 748 761

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

605 607 499 448

Construction and extraction occupations

5,736 5,531 729 742

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

4,020 4,056 820 838

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

11,447 11,418 677 702

Production occupations

5,347 5,508 699 734

Transportation and material moving occupations

6,100 5,909 646 663

Women

Management, professional, and related occupations

22,116 22,920 969 987

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

8,090 8,274 1,038 1,064

Professional and related occupations

14,026 14,647 935 953

Service occupations

7,231 7,582 452 457

Sales and office occupations

14,342 14,205 623 632

Sales and related occupations

4,406 4,352 561 556

Office and administrative support occupations

9,937 9,853 646 655

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

366 410 460 507

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

145 172 345 427

Construction and extraction occupations

92 133 699 700

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

130 106 637 603

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

2,785 3,013 497 524

Production occupations

1,898 2,017 491 524

Transportation and material moving occupations

887 996 528 524

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

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