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
4th
2012
4th
2013
4th
2012
4th
2013

TOTAL

Management, professional, and related occupations

41,759 42,429 $1,124 $1,145

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

17,137 17,144 1,178 1,202

Professional and related occupations

24,622 25,284 1,067 1,108

Service occupations

14,643 14,969 476 489

Sales and office occupations

23,358 23,035 665 666

Sales and related occupations

9,699 9,401 694 713

Office and administrative support occupations

13,659 13,634 654 644

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

10,120 10,193 748 745

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

749 690 461 445

Construction and extraction occupations

5,238 5,193 747 762

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

4,133 4,311 806 790

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

13,939 14,164 620 619

Production occupations

7,656 7,535 619 617

Transportation and material moving occupations

6,283 6,629 620 621

Men

Management, professional, and related occupations

20,436 20,451 1,340 1,367

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

9,267 9,259 1,366 1,391

Professional and related occupations

11,168 11,192 1,309 1,354

Service occupations

7,086 7,476 550 546

Sales and office occupations

9,338 9,162 801 766

Sales and related occupations

5,672 5,413 838 833

Office and administrative support occupations

3,665 3,750 749 691

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

9,713 9,718 756 757

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

554 539 487 466

Construction and extraction occupations

5,133 5,101 749 765

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

4,025 4,079 805 796

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

11,162 11,186 676 676

Production occupations

5,686 5,514 692 700

Transportation and material moving occupations

5,476 5,672 655 647

Women

Management, professional, and related occupations

21,323 21,977 953 992

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

7,869 7,885 986 1,054

Professional and related occupations

13,454 14,092 931 963

Service occupations

7,556 7,493 420 452

Sales and office occupations

14,021 13,873 609 621

Sales and related occupations

4,026 3,988 505 585

Office and administrative support occupations

9,994 9,885 633 633

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

408 475 557 591

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

195 151 369 372

Construction and extraction occupations

105 92 670 620

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

108 232 865 667

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

2,777 2,978 487 498

Production occupations

1,971 2,021 497 494

Transportation and material moving occupations

806 957 444 510

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

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