January 24, 2011

Median weekly earnings for men and women in fourth quarter 2010

Median usual weekly earnings of wage and salary workers, by major occupational group, men and women, fourth quarter 2010
Major occupational group Median weekly earnings
Men Women

Management, professional, and related occupations

$1,267 $937

Service occupations

585 421

Sales and office occupations

732 602

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

724 533

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

641 468

These data featured in the TED article, Median weekly earnings for men and women in fourth quarter 2010.

 

 

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