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
2016
2nd
2017
2nd
2016
2nd
2017

TOTAL

Management, professional, and related occupations

46,153 47,195 $1,174 $1,228

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

19,031 19,470 1,260 1,336

Professional and related occupations

27,122 27,724 1,138 1,167

Service occupations

15,275 15,833 512 549

Sales and office occupations

23,712 23,399 688 709

Sales and related occupations

9,872 9,884 730 757

Office and administrative support occupations

13,840 13,515 673 688

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

10,935 11,867 771 794

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

898 1,149 543 577

Construction and extraction occupations

5,935 6,204 784 780

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

4,102 4,513 819 876

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

15,092 15,078 663 699

Production occupations

8,105 7,861 662 698

Transportation and material moving occupations

6,986 7,217 664 700

Men

Management, professional, and related occupations

22,304 22,639 1,405 1,442

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

10,191 10,306 1,441 1,514

Professional and related occupations

12,114 12,334 1,377 1,389

Service occupations

7,703 7,973 564 598

Sales and office occupations

9,535 9,382 775 790

Sales and related occupations

5,446 5,431 882 920

Office and administrative support occupations

4,088 3,951 695 716

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

10,491 11,314 778 805

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

699 886 570 606

Construction and extraction occupations

5,818 6,062 786 779

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

3,973 4,366 818 882

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

12,012 11,914 708 746

Production occupations

5,983 5,733 722 770

Transportation and material moving occupations

6,028 6,181 694 729

Women

Management, professional, and related occupations

23,848 24,555 1,019 1,055

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

8,840 9,165 1,073 1,134

Professional and related occupations

15,009 15,390 994 1,020

Service occupations

7,572 7,861 480 508

Sales and office occupations

14,177 14,017 645 671

Sales and related occupations

4,426 4,453 580 627

Office and administrative support occupations

9,751 9,564 666 683

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

444 553 552 592

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

199 262 459 470

Construction and extraction occupations

117 142 685 797

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

128 148 848 760

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

3,080 3,164 532 539

Production occupations

2,122 2,129 535 558

Transportation and material moving occupations

958 1,036 528 513

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

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