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Region I
341 Ninth Ave.
1603-B Federal Building
New York, N .Y . 10001
Government Center
Phone: 971-5405 (Area Code 212)
Boston, Mass. 02203
Phone: 223-6762 (Area Code 617)

Region III
406 Penn Square Building
1317 Filbert S t
Philadelphia, Pa. 19107
Phone: 597-7796 (Area Code 215)

Region IV
Suite 540
1371 Peachtree St. NE.
Atlanta, Ga. 30309
Phone: 526-5418 (Area Code 404)

Region VI
Region V
Federal Office Building
219 South Dearborn St.
911 Walnut S t ., 10th Floor
Chicago, 111. 60604
Kansas City, Mo. 64106
Phone: 353-7230 (Area Code 312)
Phone: 374-2481 (Area Code 816)

Region VII
337 Mayflower Building
411 North Akard St.
Dallas, Tex. 75201
Phone: 749-3516 (Area Code 214)

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450 Golden Gate Ave.
Box 36017
San Francisco, C alif. 94102
Phone: 556-4678 (Area Code 415)




A re a W age S u rv e y

The Dallas, Texas, Metropolitan Area




November 1968

Bulletin No. 1625-28
March 1969

UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
George P. Shultz, Secretary
BUREAU OF LABOR STATISTICS
Geoffrey H. Moore. Commissioner
For sole by the Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C., 20402 — Price 50 cent*




Preface

The B u re au of L a b o r S ta t is t ic s p r o g r a m of annual o c c u p a ­
t i o n a l w a g e s u r v e y s in m e t r o p o l i t a n a r e a s i s d e s i g n e d to p r o v i d e d a t a
on o c c u p a t i o n a l e a r n i n g s , a n d e s t a b l i s h m e n t p r a c t i c e s a n d s u p p l e m e n ­
tary w age p ro v isio n s.
It y i e l d s d e t a i l e d d a t a b y s e l e c t e d i n d u s t r y
d i v i s i o n f o r e a c h o f th e a r e a s s t u d i e d , f o r g e o g r a p h i c r e g i o n s , a n d
f o r the U n it e d S t a t e s .
A m a j o r c o n s i d e r a t i o n in th e p r o g r a m i s the
n e e d f o r g r e a t e r i n s i g h t in to ( 1 ) t h e m o v e m e n t o f w a g e s b y o c c u p a ­
t i o n a l c a t e g o r y a n d s k i l l l e v e l , a n d ( 2 ) th e s t r u c t u r e a n d l e v e l o f
w a g e s am o n g a r e a s and in d u s tr y d iv is io n s .

in fo r m a t io n w hich h a s b e e n p r o j e c t e d f r o m in d ivid u al m e tr o p o lit a n
a r e a d a t a to r e l a t e to g e o g r a p h i c r e g i o n s a n d t h e U n it e d S t a t e s .
N i n e t y a r e a s c u r r e n t l y a r e i n c l u d e d in the p r o g r a m .
In
e a c h a r e a , i n f o r m a t i o n on o c c u p a t i o n a l e a r n i n g s i s c o l l e c t e d a n n u a l l y
a n d on e s t a b l i s h m e n t p r a c t i c e s a n d s u p p l e m e n t a r y w a g e p r o v i s i o n s
bien n ially.
T h i s b u l l e t i n p r e s e n t s r e s u l t s o f th e s u r v e y in D a l l a s , T e x . ,
in N o v e m b e r 19 6 8 .
The Stan dard M etrop olitan S ta tistic a l A r e a , a s
d e f i n e d b y th e B u r e a u o f th e B u d g e t t h r o u g h J a n u a r y 1 9 6 8 , c o n s i s t s
o f C o llin , D a l l a s , D enton, E l l i s , K a u fm a n , and R o c k w a ll C o u n tie s.
T h i s s t u d y w a s c o n d u c t e d b y th e B u r e a u ' s r e g i o n a l o f f i c e in D a l l a s ,
T e x . , u n d e r the g e n e r a l d ir e c t io n of B o y d B . O 'N e a l, A s s i s t a n t R e ­
gion al D ir e c to r fo r O p e ra tio n s.

At th e e n d o f e a c h s u r v e y , a n i n d i v i d u a l a r e a b u l l e t i n p r e s e n t s
s u r v e y r e s u l t s fo r ea c h a r e a stu d ied .
A f t e r c o m p l e t i o n o f a l l o f the
in dividu al a r e a b u lle tin s fo r a round o f s u r v e y s , a t w o - p a r t s u m m a r y
b u lletin i s i s s u e d .
T h e f i r s t p a r t b r i n g s d a t a f o r e a c h o f th e m e t r o ­
p o l i t a n a r e a s s t u d i e d in to on e b u l l e t i n .
The second p a rt p re se n ts

C on ten ts
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I n t r o d u c t io n _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
W a g e t r e n d s f o r s e l e c t e d o c c u p a t i o n a l g r o u p s _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________

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E s t a b l i s h m e n t s a n d w o r k e r s w ith in s c o p e o f s u r v e y a n d n u m b e r s t u d i e d _________________________________________________________________________
I n d e x e s o f s t a n d a r d w e e k l y s a l a r i e s a n d s t r a i g h t - t i m e h o u r l y e a r n i n g s f o r s e l e c t e d o c c u p a t i o n a l g r o u p s , an d
p e r c e n t s o f i n c r e a s e f o r s e l e c t e d p e r i o d s __________________________________________________________________________________________________________




NOTE:

S im ila r tab u latio n s a r e a v a ila b le for other a r e a s .

(See in sid e b ack c o v e r .)

U n io n s c a l e s , i n d i c a t i v e o f p r e v a i l i n g p a y l e v e l s in th e D a l l a s a r e a , a r e a l s o a v a i l a b l e f o r b u i l d i n g
c o n str u c tio n ; p r in tin g ; l o c a l - t r a n s i t o p e r a tin g e m p lo y e e s ; and m o t o r t r u c k d r i v e r s , h e l p e r s , and a llie d
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O ccu p atio n a l e a r n in g s:
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O f f i c e o c c u p a t i o n s - m e n a n d w o m e n __________________________________________________________________________________________________________
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O f f i c e o c c u p a t i o n s —l a r g e e s t a b l i s h m e n t s — e n a n d w o m e n ________________________________________________________________________________
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P r o f e s s i o n a l a n d t e c h n i c a l o c c u p a t i o n s —l a r g e e s t a b l i s h m e n t s — e n a n d w o m e n _______________________________________________________
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O f f i c e , p r o f e s s i o n a l , a n d t e c h n i c a l o c c u p a t i o n s — e n a n d w o m e n c o m b i n e d _____________________________________________________________
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O f f i c e , p r o f e s s i o n a l , a n d t e c h n i c a l o c c u p a t i o n s — a r g e e s t a b l i s h m e n t s — e n a n d w o m e n c o m b i n e d __________________________________
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M a i n t e n a n c e a n d p o w e r p l a n t o c c u p a t i o n s — a r g e e s t a b l i s h m e n t s __________________________________________________________________________
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C u s t o d i a l a n d m a t e r i a l m o v e m e n t o c c u p a t i o n s —l a r g e e s t a b l i s h m e n t s ___________________________________________________________________

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M i n i m u m e n t r a n c e s a l a r i e s f o r w o m e n o f f i c e w o r k e r s ____________________________________________________________________________________
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S h i f t d i f f e r e n t i a l s ___________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
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S c h e d u l e d w e e k l y h o u r s ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
B-4.
P a i d h o l i d a y s ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
B-5.
P a i d v a c a t i o n s __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
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H e a l t h , i n s u r a n c e , a n d p e n s i o n p l a n s _______________________________________________________________________________________________________
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M e t h o d o f w a g e d e t e r m i n a t i o n a n d f r e q u e n c y o f p a y m e n t _________________________________________________________________________________

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Area Wage Survey---The Dallas, Tex., Metropolitan Area
Introductio n
T h i s a r e a i s 1 of 90 in w h i c h th e U . S . D e p a r t m e n t o f L a b o r ' s
B u r e a u of L a b o r S t a t i s t i c s c o n d u c t s s u r v e y s o f o c c u p a t i o n a l e a r n i n g s
a n d r e l a t e d b e n e f i t s on a n a r e a w i d e b a s i s . 1 In t h i s a r e a , d a t a w e r e
o b t a i n e d b y p e r s o n a l v i s i t s o f B u r e a u f i e l d e c o n o m i s t s to r e p r e s e n t ­
a t i v e e s t a b l i s h m e n t s w ith in s i x b r o a d i n d u s t r y d i v i s i o n s :
M anu­
fa c tu r in g ; t r a n s p o r t a t io n , c o m m u n ic a tio n , and oth er p u b lic u t ilit ie s ;
w h o l e s a l e t r a d e ; r e t a i l t r a d e ; f i n a n c e , i n s u r a n c e , a n d r e a l e s t a t e ; an d
serv ices.
M a jo r in d u stry g r o u p s excluded f r o m th ese stu d ie s a r e
g o v e r n m e n t o p e r a t i o n s a n d the c o n s t r u c t i o n a n d e x t r a c t i v e i n d u s t r i e s .
E s t a b l i s h m e n t s h a v i n g f e w e r t h a n a p r e s c r i b e d n u m b e r of w o r k e r s a r e
o m i t t e d b e c a u s e t h e y t e n d t o f u r n i s h i n s u f f i c i e n t e m p l o y m e n t in the
o c c u p a tip n s stu d ied to w a r r a n t in c lu sio n . S e p a r a t e ta b u la tio n s a r e
p r o v i d e d f o r e a c h of t h e b r o a d i n d u s t r y d i v i s i o n s w h i c h m e e t p u b l i ­
cation c r i t e r i a .

O c c u p a tio n a l e m p lo y m e n t and e a r n in g s d a ta a r e shown fo r
fu ll-tim e w o r k e r s , i .e ., th o se h ire d to w o rk a r e g u la r w eek ly sch edule
in th e g i v e n o c c u p a t i o n a l c l a s s i f i c a t i o n .
E a rn in g s d ata exclu de p r e ­
m i u m p a y f o r o v e r t i m e an d f o r w o r k on w e e k e n d s , h o l i d a y s , an d
late sh ifts.
N o n p r o d u c t i o n b o n u s e s a r e e x c l u d e d , but c o s t - o f - l i v i n g
a llo w a n c e s and in cen tiv e e a r n in g s a r e in clu d ed . W h ere w e e k ly h o u r s
a r e r e p o r t e d , a s f o r o f f i c e c l e r i c a l o c c u p a t i o n s , r e f e r e n c e i s to th e
s t a n d a r d w o r k w e e k ( r o u n d e d to th e n e a r e s t h a l f h o u r) f o r w h i c h e m ­
p lo y e e s r e c e iv e th e ir r e g u la r s tr a ig h t - t im e s a l a r i e s (e x c lu siv e of pay
fo r o v e r t im e at r e g u l a r a n d / o r p r e m iu m r a t e s ) . A v e r a g e w e e k ly e a r n ­
in gs fo r t h e s e o c c u p a tio n s have b e en rounded to the n e a r e s t h a lf d o lla r .
The a v e r a g e s p re se n ted re fle c t com p o site, areaw ide e s t i ­
m ates.
I n d u s t r i e s a n d e s t a b l i s h m e n t s d i f f e r in p a y l e v e l a n d j o b
s t a f f i n g a n d , t h u s , c o n t r i b u t e d i f f e r e n t l y to t h e e s t i m a t e s f o r e a c h j o b .
T h e p a y r e l a t i o n s h i p o b t a i n a b l e f r o m th e a v e r a g e s m a y f a i l t o r e f l e c t
a c c u r a t e l y th e w a g e s p r e a d o r d i f f e r e n t i a l m a i n t a i n e d a m o n g j o b s in
i n d i v i d u a l e s t a b l i s h m e n t s . S i m i l a r l y , d i f f e r e n c e s in a v e r a g e p a y l e v ­
e l s f o r m e n a n d w o m e n in a n y of t h e s e l e c t e d o c c u p a t i o n s s h o u l d
not b e a s s u m e d t o r e f l e c t d i f f e r e n c e s in p a y t r e a t m e n t of the s e x e s
w it h in i n d i v i d u a l e s t a b l i s h m e n t s .
O th er p o s s i b l e f a c t o r s w hich m a y
c o n t r i b u t e t o d i f f e r e n c e s in p a y f o r m e n a n d w o m e n i n c l u d e :
D iffe r­
e n c e s in p r o g r e s s i o n w it h in e s t a b l i s h e d r a t e r a n g e s , s i n c e o n l y t h e
a c t u a l r a t e s p a i d i n c u m b e n t s a r e c o l l e c t e d ; a n d d i f f e r e n c e s in s p e c i f i c
d u ties p e r f o r m e d , altho ugh the w o r k e r s a r e c l a s s i f i e d a p p r o p r i a t e l y
w it h in the s a m e s u r v e y j o b d e s c r i p t i o n .
J o b d e s c r i p t i o n s u s e d in
c l a s s i f y i n g e m p l o y e e s in t h e s e s u r v e y s a r e u s u a l l y m o r e g e n e r a l i z e d
t h a n t h o s e u s e d in i n d i v i d u a l e s t a b l i s h m e n t s a n d a l l o w f o r m i n o r
d i f f e r e n c e s a m o n g e s t a b l i s h m e n t s in th e s p e c i f i c d u t i e s p e r f o r m e d .

T h e s e s u r v e y s a r e c o n d u c t e d on a s a m p l e b a s i s b e c a u s e of
th e u n n e c e s s a r y c o s t i n v o l v e d in s u r v e y i n g a l l e s t a b l i s h m e n t s .
To
o b t a i n o p t i m u m a c c u r a c y at m i n i m u m c o s t , a g r e a t e r p r o p o r t i o n of
l a r g e t h a n of s m a l l e s t a b l i s h m e n t s i s s t u d i e d . In c o m b i n i n g t h e d a t a ,
h o w e v e r , a ll e s t a b li s h m e n t s a r e giv en t h e ir a p p r o p r ia te w eight.
E s­
t i m a t e s b a s e d on the e s t a b l i s h m e n t s s t u d i e d a r e p r e s e n t e d , t h e r e f o r e ,
a s r e l a t i n g t o a l l e s t a b l i s h m e n t s in the i n d u s t r y g r o u p i n g a n d a r e a ,
e x ce p t fo r th o se below the m in im u m s i z e stu d ied .
O c c u p atio n s and E a r n i n g s
The o c c u p a tio n s s e le c t e d fo r study a r e c o m m o n to a v a r ie t y
of m a n u f a c t u r i n g a n d n o n m a n u f a c t u r i n g i n d u s t r i e s , a n d a r e o f th e
follow in g t y p e s :
(1) O f f i c e c l e r i c a l ; (2) p r o f e s s i o n a l a n d t e c h n i c a l ;
(3) m a i n t e n a n c e a n d p o w e r p l a n t ; a n d (4) c u s t o d i a l a n d m a t e r i a l m o v e ­
m ent.
O c c u p a t i o n a l c l a s s i f i c a t i o n i s b a s e d on a u n i f o r m s e t o f j o b
d e s c r i p t i o n s d e s i g n e d t o t a k e a c c o u n t of i n t e r e s t a b l i s h m e n t v a r i a t i o n
in d u t i e s w it h in th e s a m e j o b .
The o c c u p a tio n s s e l e c t e d f o r study
a r e l i s t e d a n d d e s c r i b e d in t h e a p p e n d i x . T h e e a r n i n g s d a t a f o l l o w i n g
th e j o b t i t l e s a r e f o r a l l i n d u s t r i e s c o m b i n e d . E a r n i n g s d a t a f o r s o m e
o f th e o c c u p a t i o n s l i s t e d an d d e s c r i b e d , o r f o r s o m e i n d u s t r y d i v i s i o n s
w it h in o c c u p a t i o n s , a r e not p r e s e n t e d in the A - s e r i e s t a b l e s , b e c a u s e
e i t h e r (1) e m p l o y m e n t in t h e o c c u p a t i o n i s t o o s m a l l to p r o v i d e e n o u g h
d a t a t o m e r i t p r e s e n t a t i o n , o r (2) t h e r e i s p o s s i b i l i t y o f d i s c l o s u r e
of i n d i v i d u a l e s t a b l i s h m e n t d a t a .

O c c u p a t i o n a l e m p l o y m e n t e s t i m a t e s r e p r e s e n t th e t o t a l in
a l l e s t a b l i s h m e n t s w it h in the s c o p e of the s t u d y a n d not t h e n u m b e r
actually survey ed.
B e c a u s e of d i f f e r e n c e s in o c c u p a t i o n a l s t r u c t u r e
a m o n g ■ a t a b l i s h m e n t s , th e e s t i m a t e s o f o c c u p a t i o n a l e m p l o y m e n t o b ­
t a i n e d i r o m t h e s a m p l e of e s t a b l i s h m e n t s s t u d i e d s e r v e o n ly t o i n d i c a t e
t h e r e l a t i v e i m p o r t a n c e of t h e j o b s s t u d i e d .
T h e s e d i f f e r e n c e s in
o c c u p a t i o n a l s t r u c t u r e do not a f f e c t m a t e r i a l l y t h e a c c u r a c y of th e
e ar n in g s data.
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In c lu d e d in th e 9 0 a re a s are fo u r stu d ies c o n d u c te d u n der c o n tr a c t w ith th e N ew Y o rk S ta te
D e p a rtm e n t o f L ab o r.
T h e se a r e a s are B in gh a m to n (N ew Y o rk p o rtio n o n ly ); R o c h e ste r ( o f f ic e o c c u ­
p a tio n s o n ly ); S y ra c u s e ; a n d U t i c a —R o m e . In a d d itio n , the B u reau c o n d u cts m o re li m it e d a r e a stu d ies
in 91 a re a s a t the re q u e st o f th e W age a n d H our and P u b lic C o n tracts D iv isio n s o f th e U . S . D e ­
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I n f o r m a t i o n i s p r e s e n t e d ( i n th e B - s e r i e s t a b l e s ) on s e l e c t e d
e s t a b lis h m e n t p r a c t i c e s and s u p p le m e n t a r y w ag e p r o v is io n s a s they
r e l a t e to p l a n t a n d o f f i c e w o r k e r s .
A d m i n i s t r a t i v e , e x e c u t i v e , an d
p r o f e s s i o n a l e m p l o y e e s , an d c o n s t r u c t i o n w o r k e r s w ho a r e u t i l i z e d
a s a s e p a r a t e w ork fo rc e a r e exclu ded.
" P l a n t w o r k e r s " i n c lu d e

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w o rk in g f o r e m e n and a ll n o n s u p e r v is o r y w o r k e r s ' (including le a d m e n a n d t r a i n e e s ) e n g a g e d in n o n o f f i c e f u n c t i o n s .
"O ffice w o r k e r s "
in clu de w o rk in g s u p e r v i s o r s and n o n s u p e r v is o r y w o r k e r s p e r fo r m i n g
c l e r i c a l or re la te d fun ction s.
C a f e t e r i a w o r k e r s an d r o u t e m e n a r e
e x c l u d e d in m a n u f a c t u r i n g i n d u s t r i e s , but i n c l u d e d in n o n m a n u f a c t u r i n g
in d u stries.
M i n i m u m e n t r a n c e s a l a r i e s f o r w o m e n o f f i c e w o r k e r s ( t a b le
B - l ) r e l a t e o n ly t o th e e s t a b l i s h m e n t s v i s i t e d . B e c a u s e of the o p t i m u m
s a m p l i n g t e c h n i q u e s u s e d , a n d the p r o b a b i l i t y th a t l a r g e e s t a b l i s h ­
m e n ts a r e m o r e lik e ly to h ave f o r m a l e n tr a n c e r a t e s fo r w o r k e r s
a b o v e the s u b c l e r i c a l l e v e l th a n s m a l l e s t a b l i s h m e n t s , the t a b l e i s
m o r e - r e p r e s e n t a t i v e of p o l i c i e s in m e d i u m an d l a r g e e s t a b l i s h m e n t s .
S h i ft d i f f e r e n t i a l d a t a ( t a b l e B - 2 ) a r e l i m i t e d to p l a n t w o r k e r s
in m a n u f a c t u r i n g i n d u s t r i e s .
T h i s i n f o r m a t i o n i s p r e s e n t e d b o th in
t e r m s of (1) e s t a b l i s h m e n t p o l i c y , 2 p r e s e n t e d in t e r m s of t o t a l p la n t
w o r k e r e m p l o y m e n t , a n d (2) e f f e c t i v e p r a c t i c e , p r e s e n t e d in t e r m s
of w o r k e r s a c t u a l l y e m p l o y e d on th e s p e c i f i e d s h i f t a t th e t i m e of the
survey.
In e s t a b l i s h m e n t s h a v i n g v a r i e d d i f f e r e n t i a l s , the a m o u n t
a p p l y i n g t o a m a j o r i t y w a s u s e d o r , if no a m o u n t a p p l i e d to a m a j o r i t y ,
th e c l a s s i f i c a t i o n " o t h e r " w a s u s e d . In e s t a b l i s h m e n t s in w h i c h s o m e
la t e - sh ift h o u rs a r e paid at n o r m a l r a t e s , a d iffe ren tia l w a s re c o r d e d
o n l y if it a p p l i e d to a m a j o r i t y o f th e s h i f t h o u r s .
T h e s c h e d u l e d w e e k l y h o u r s ( t a b l e B - 3 ) of a m a j o r i t y of the
f i r s t - s h i f t w o r k e r s in a n e s t a b l i s h m e n t a r e t a b u l a t e d a s a p p l y i n g to
a l l of the p l a n t o r o f f i c e w o r k e r s of t h a t e s t a b l i s h m e n t .
Sch ed uled
w e e k l y h o u r s a r e t h o s e w h i c h f u l l - t i m e e m p l o y e e s w e r e e x p e c t e d to
w o rk , w hether they w e re p a id fo r at s tr a ig h t - t im e or o v e r tim e r a t e s .
P a id h o lid a y s; p aid v a c a tio n s ; h ealth , in su r a n c e , and p e n sio n
p la n s; and f r e q u e n c y of w ag e p a y m en t (ta b le s B - 4 th ro u g h B -7 )
a r e t r e a t e d s t a t i s t i c a l l y on th e b a s i s t h a t t h e s e a r e a p p l i c a b l e to a l l
p l a n t o r o f f i c e w o r k e r s if a m a j o r i t y of s u c h w o r k e r s a r e e l i g i b l e o r
m a y e v e n tu a lly q u a lify fo r the p r a c t i c e s lis te d .
S u m s of i n d i v i d u a l
i t e m s in t a b l e s B - 2 t h r o u g h B - 7 m a y not e q u a l t o t a l s b e c a u s e of
rounding.
D a t a on p a i d h o l i d a y s ( t a b l e B - 4 ) a r e l i m i t e d to d a t a on h o l i ­
d a y s g r a n t e d a n n u a l l y on a f o r m a l b a s i s ; i . e . , (1) a r e p r o v i d e d f o r
in w r i t t e n f o r m , o r (2) h a v e b e e n e s t a b l i s h e d b y c u s t o m .
H o lid a y s
o r d i n a r i l y g r a n t e d a r e i n c l u d e d e v e n th o u g h t h e y m a y f a l l on a n o n ­
w o r k d a y a n d t h e w o r k e r i s not g r a n t e d a n o t h e r d a y off.
The f ir s t
2
A n e s ta b lish m e n t w as c o n sid e re d as h a v in g a p o lic y i f it
d itio n s: (1 ) O p era te d la t e sh ifts a t th e tim e o f th e su rv ey , or (2 ) h a d
la t e sh ifts. A n e s ta b lish m e n t w as co n sid e re d as h a v in g fo rm a l p ro v isio n s
sh ifts du rin g th e 12 m onths p r io r to th e su rv ey , o r (2 ) h a d p ro v isio n s in
la t e sh ifts.




p a r t of th e p a i d h o l i d a y s t a b l e p r e s e n t s th e n u m b e r of w h o le a n d h a l f
h o l i d a y s a c t u a l l y g r a n t e d . T h e s e c o n d p a r t c o m b i n e s w h o le a n d h a l f
h o lid a y s to show to ta l h o lid ay t i m e .
T h e s u m m a r y of v a c a t i o n p l a n s ( t a b l e B - 5 ) i s l i m i t e d t o a
s t a t i s t i c a l m e a s u r e of v a c a t i o n p r o v i s i o n s .
It i s not in t e n d e d a s a
m e a s u r e o f th e p r o p o r t i o n o f w o r k e r s a c t u a l l y r e c e i v i n g s p e c i f i c b e n e ­
f i t s . P r o v i s i o n s of a n e s t a b l i s h m e n t f o r a l l l e n g t h s of s e r v i c e w e r e
t a b u l a t e d a s a p p l y i n g to a l l p l a n t o r o f f i c e w o r k e r s of the e s t a b l i s h ­
m e n t , r e g a r d l e s s of l e n g t h of s e r v i c e .
P r o v i s i o n s f o r p a y m e n t on
o t h e r t h a n a t i m e b a s i s w e r e c o n v e r t e d to a t i m e b a s i s ; f o r e x a m p l e ,
a p a y m e n t of 2 p e r c e n t of a n n u a l e a r n i n g s w a s c o n s i d e r e d a s th e e q u i v ­
a l e n t of 1 w e e k ' s p a y . E s t i m a t e s e x c l u d e v a c a t i o n - s a v i n g s p l a n s an d
t h o s e w hich o ffe r " e x t e n d e d " or " s a b b a t i c a l " b e n e fits b eyon d b a s i c
p l a n s t o w o r k e r s w ith q u a l i f y i n g l e n g t h s of s e r v i c e . T y p i c a l of s u c h
e x c l u s i o n s a r e p l a n s in t h e s t e e l , a l u m i n u m , a n d c a n i n d u s t r i e s .
D a t a on h e a l t h , i n s u r a n c e , a n d p e n s i o n p l a n s ( t a b l e B - 6 ) i n ­
c l u d e t h o s e p l a n s f o r w h i c h th e e m p l o y e r p a y s a t l e a s t a p a r t of the
c o s t. Such p la n s in clu de t h o s e u n d e rw r itte n by a c o m m e r c i a l i n s u r a n c e
c o m p a n y a n d t h o s e p r o v i d e d t h r o u g h a u n io n fun d o r p a i d d i r e c t l y b y
the e m p l o y e r out of c u r r e n t o p e r a t i n g f u n d s o r f r o m a fun d s e t a s i d e
fo r this p u r p o se .
A n e s t a b l i s h m e n t w a s c o n s i d e r e d to h a v e a p l a n
if the m a j o r i t y of e m p l o y e e s w a s e l i g i b l e t o b e c o v e r e d u n d e r the
p l a n , e v e n if l e s s t h a n a m a j o r i t y e l e c t e d t o p a r t i c i p a t e b e c a u s e e m ­
p l o y e e s w e r e r e q u i r e d t o c o n t r i b u t e t o w a r d t h e c o s t of th e p l a n .
Le­
g a lly re q u ir e d p la n s, such a s w o r k m e n 's co m p e n sa tio n , s o c ia l s e ­
c u r i t y , an d r a i l r o a d r e t i r e m e n t w e r e e x c l u d e d .
S i c k n e s s a n d a c c i d e n t i n s u r a n c e i s l i m i t e d t o t h a t t y p e of
i n s u r a n c e u n d e r w hich p r e d e t e r m i n e d c a s h p a y m e n t s a r e m a d e d i r e c t l y
to the i n s u r e d d u r i n g i l l n e s s o r a c c i d e n t d i s a b i l i t y .
Inform ation is
p r e s e n t e d fo r a ll su c h p la n s to w hich the e m p l o y e r c o n tr ib u te s .
How­
e v e r , in N e w Y o r k a n d N e w J e r s e y , w h i c h h a v e e n a c t e d t e m p o r a r y
d i s a b i l it y in s u r a n c e la w s w hich r e q u ir e e m p lo y e r c o n t r i b u t i o n s , 3 p la n s
a r e i n c l u d e d o n ly if th e e m p l o y e r (1) c o n t r i b u t e s m o r e t h a n i s l e g a l l y
r e q u i r e d , o r (2) p r o v i d e s the e m p l o y e e w ith b e n e f i t s w h i c h e x c e e d the
r e q u i r e m e n t s of the l a w .
T a b u l a t i o n s of p a i d s i c k l e a v e p l a n s a r e
l i m i t e d to f o r m a l p l a n s 4 w h i c h p r o v i d e f u l l p a y o r a p r o p o r t i o n of th e
w o r k e r ' s p a y d u r i n g a b s e n c e f r o m w o r k b e c a u s e of i l l n e s s .
Separate
t a b u l a t i o n s a r e p r e s e n t e d a c c o r d i n g t o (1) p l a n s w h i c h p r o v i d e f u l l p a y
a n d no w a i t i n g p e r i o d , a n d (2) p l a n s w h i c h p r o v i d e e i t h e r p a r t i a l p a y
o r a w a i t i n g p e r i o d . In a d d i t i o n t o t h e p r e s e n t a t i o n of th e p r o p o r t i o n s
of w o r k e r s w ho a r e p r o v i d e d s i c k n e s s a n d a c c i d e n t i n s u r a n c e o r p a i d
s i c k l e a v e , a n u n d u p l i c a t e d t o t a l i s s h o w n of w o r k e r s w ho r e c e i v e
e i t h e r o r b o th t y p e s of b e n e f i t s .

m e t e ith e r o f th e fo llo w in g c o n ­
T h e te m p o ra ry d is a b ility law s in C a lifo r n ia an d R h od e Isla n d do n o t re q u ire e m p lo y e r
fo r m a l p ro v isio n s c o v e rin g
co n tr ib u tio n s.
i f it (1 ) h a d o p e ra te d la te
A n e s ta b lish m e n t w as co n sid e re d as h a v in g a fo rm a l p la n i f it e s ta b lish e d a t le a s t the
w ritte n fo rm fo r o p e ra tin g
m in im u m n u m b er o f d ay s o f sic k le a v e a v a ila b le to e a c h e m p lo y e e .
S u c h a p la n n e e d n o t be
w ritte n , b u t in fo rm a l sic k le a v e a llo w a n c e s, d e te rm in e d o n an in d iv id u a l b a s is , w ere e x c lu d e d .

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C a t a s t r o p h e i n s u r a n c e , s o m e t i m e s r e f e r r e d to a s m a j o r m e d ­
i c a l i n s u r a n c e , in c lu d e s t h o s e p la n s w hich a r e d e s i g n e d to p r o t e c t
e m p l o y e e s in c a s e of s i c k n e s s a n d i n j u r y i n v o l v i n g e x p e n s e s b e y o n d
th e n o r m a l c o v e r a g e o f h o s p i t a l i z a t i o n , m e d i c a l , a n d s u r g i c a l p l a n s .
M e d i c a l i n s u r a n c e r e f e r s to p l a n s p r o v i d i n g f o r c o m p l e t e o r p a r t i a l
p a y m e n t of d o c t o r s ' f e e s .
Such p la n s m a y be u n d erw ritten by c o m ­
m e r c i a l i n s u r a n c e c o m p a n ie s o r n on profit o r g a n i z a t i o n s o r th ey m a y
b e p a i d f o r b y th e e m p l o y e r out o f a fun d s e t a s i d e f o r t h i s p u r p o s e .
T a b u l a t i o n s o f r e t i r e m e n t p e n s i o n p l a n s a r e l i m i t e d to t h o s e p l a n s
t h a t p r o v i d e r e g u l a r p a y m e n t s f o r th e r e m a i n d e r o f th e w o r k e r ' s l i f e .
M e t h o d of w a g e d e t e r m i n a t i o n ( t a b l e B - 7 ) r e l a t e s to b a s i c
t y p e s of r a t e s t r u c t u r e f o r w o r k e r s p a i d u n d e r v a r i o u s t i m e a n d i n ­
c e n t i v e s y s t e m s . U n d e r a s i n g l e r a t e s t r u c t u r e th e s a m e r a t e i s p a i d
to a l l e x p e r i e n c e d w o r k e r s in t h e s a m e j o b c l a s s i f i c a t i o n . A n i n d i v i d ­
u a l w o r k e r o c c a s i o n a l l y m a y be p a i d a b o v e o r b e l o w t h e s i n g l e r a t e




f o r s p e c i a l r e a s o n s , but s u c h p a y m e n t s a r e e x c e p t i o n s . A r a n g e - o f r a t e s p l a n s p e c i f i e s th e m i n i m u m a n d / o r m a x i m u m r a t e p a i d e x p e r i ­
e n c e d w o r k e r s f o r th e s a m e j o b . I n f o r m a t i o n a l s o i s p r o v i d e d on the
m e t h o d of p r o g r e s s i o n t h r o u g h th e r a n g e . In th e a b s e n c e of a f o r m a l
r a t e s t r u c t u r e , th e q u a l i f i c a t i o n s o f th e i n d i v i d u a l w o r k e r d e t e r m i n e
th e p a y r a t e . I n f o r m a t i o n on t y p e s of i n c e n t i v e p l a n s i s p r o v i d e d o n ly
f o r p l a n t w o r k e r s b e c a u s e of the low i n c i d e n c e o f s u c h p l a n s f o r o f f i c e
w orkers.
U nder a p ie c e w o r k s y s t e m , a p r e d e te r m in e d r a te is paid
f o r e a c h un it of o u tp u t. P r o d u c t i o n b o n u s e s a r e b a s e d on p r o d u c t i o n
o v e r a q u o t a o r c o m p l e t i o n of a j o b in l d s s t h a n s t a n d a r d t i m e .
Com ­
p e n s a t i o n on a c o m m i s s i o n b a s i s r e p r e s e n t s p a y m e n t s b a s e d on a
p e r c e n t a g e of v a l u e of s a l e s , o r on a c o m b i n a t i o n of a s t a t e d s a l a r y
plus a p e r c e n ta g e .
D ata
tab le B - 7 .

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T a b le 1.

E s t a b l i s h m e n t s a n d W o r k e r s W ithin S c o p e o f S u r v e y a n d N u m b e r S tu d ie d in D a l l a s ,

T e x . , 1 b y M a jo r I n d u s tr y D iv is io n , 2 N o v e m b e r 1968

N u m ber of e stab lish m en ts
M inim um
em ploym ent
in e s t a b l i s h ­
m e n t s in s c o p e
of study

In dustry d ivision

W o r k e r s in e s t a b l i s h m e n t s
W ithin s c o p e o f stu d y

W ithin s c o p e
of stu d y *

Studied
T otal4

Studied

Plant
Num ber

O ffice

Percent

T otal4

A ll esta b lish m e n ts
1, 331

236

312, 400

100

1 90 , 10 0

57, 8 00

1 69 , 9 0 0

50
-

446
885

73
163

1 44 , 3 0 0
1 6 8 , 1 00

46
54

1 00 , 10 0
90, 000

14, 9 0 0
42, 900

85, 5 7 0
84, 3 30

50
50
50
50
50

97
226
246
165
151

29
26
38
39
31

20 , 9 0 0

7, 5 0 0

A l l d i v i s i o n s _____________________________________

-

110

M a n u f a c t u r i n g _________________________________________
N o n m a n u f a c t u r i n g ____________________________________
T r a n s p o r ta tio n , c o m m u n ic a tio n , and
o t h e r p u b l i c u t i l i t i e s 5 _________________ _______
W h o l e s a l e t r a d e ______________________ ______ _____
R e t a i l t r a d e ________________________________________
F i n a n c e , i n s u r a n c e , a n d r e a l e s t a t e _________
S e r v i c e s 8 __ ______________________ ________________

500
-

51

A l l d i v i s i o n s _____________________________________
M a n u f a c t u r i n g _________________________________________
N o n m a n u f a c t u r i n g ____________________________________
T r a n s p o r t a t io n , c o m m u n ic a t io n , and
o t h e r p u b l i c u t i l i t i e s 5 _________________________
W h o l e s a l e t r a d e __________________________________
R e t a i l t r a d e __________________ _____ ________________
F i n a n c e , i n s u r a n c e , a n d r e a l e s t a t e _________
S e r v i c e s 8 __________________________________________

600
400
000
700
400

13
8
17
9
7

81

163, 500

100

1 00 , 2 0 0

28 , 3 00

143 , 7 0 0

32
49

92, 200
71, 300

56
44

61 , 3 0 0
38, 9 0 0

10, 2 0 0
18, 100

78, 800
64 , 9 0 0

14

27,
2,
25,
10,
4,

17
2
16
6

13, 8 0 0

5, 2 0 0

19, 3 0 0
-

39 ,
25,
52 ,
28,
22,

(6 )

(6 )

40, 400
7 2, 2 0 0

6, 5 0 0
19, 3 00

(6 )

(6 )

27 ,
6,
28 ,
15,
6,

620
030
500
480
700

L a r g e estab lish m en ts

500
500
500
500
500

59
19

3

3

16
13
8

15
13
4

700
400
700
600
900

3

(6)

(6 )

3, 8 0 0
8, 5 0 0

( 6)

( 6)

24 ,
2,
24,
10,
2,

800
400
700
600
400

1 T h e D a l l a s S ta n d a r d M e tr o p o lit a n S t a t i s t i c a l A r e a , a s d e fin e d b y th e B u r e a u o f th e B u d g e t th r o u g h J a n u a r y 1968, c o n s i s t s o f C o llin , D a l l a s , D en to n , E l l i s , K a u fm a n , an d R o c k w a ll
C o u n t ie s .
T h e " w o r k e r s w ith in s c o p e o f s t u d y " e s t i m a t e s sh o w n in t h is
t a b le p r o v id e a r e a s o n a b l y a c c u r a t e d e s c r i p t i o n o f th e s i z e a n d c o m p o s it io n o f
th e
la b o r f o r c e in c lu d e d in th e s u r v e y .
T h e e s t i m a t e s a r e n o t in te n d e d , h o w e v e r , to s e r v e a s a b a s i s o f c o m p a r i s o n w ith o th e r e m p lo y m e n t in d e x e s f o r th e a r e a
to m e a s u r e e m p lo y m e n t t r e n d s o r l e v e l s s in c e ( 1) p la n n in g o f w a g e
s u r v e y s r e q u i r e s th e u s e o f e s t a b li s h m e n t d a t a c o m p ile d c o n s id e r a b l y
in a d v a n c e o f th e p a y r o l l p e r io d s t u d ie d , an d (2) s m a l l e s t a b l i s h m e n t s a r e e x c lu d e d f r o m th e s c o p e o f
th e s u r v e y .
2 T h e 1967 e d itio n o f th e S t a n d a r d I n d u s t r ia l C l a s s i f i c a t i o n M a n u a l
w a s u s e d in c l a s s i f y i n g e s t a b l i s h m e n t s b y in d u s t r y d iv i s i o n .
3 I n c lu d e s a l l e s t a b l i s h m e n t s w ith t o t a l e m p lo y m e n t a t o r a b o v e th e m in im u m li m it a t io n .
A ll o u t le t s (w ith in th e a r e a ) o f c o m p a n ie s in su c h i n d u s t r i e s a s t r a d e , fin a n c e , a u to r e p a i r s e r v i c e ,
a n d m o tio n p i c t u r e t h e a t e r s a r e c o n s id e r e d a s 1 e s t a b li s h m e n t .
4 I n c lu d e s e x e c u t i v e , p r o f e s s i o n a l , a n d o th e r w o r k e r s e x c lu d e d f r o m th e s e p a r a t e p la n t an d o f f ic e c a t e g o r i e s .
5 T a x i c a b s a n d s e r v i c e s in c id e n t a l to w a t e r t r a n s p o r t a t i o n w e r e e x c lu d e d .
D a l l a s ' t r a n s i t s y s t e m i s m u n ic i p a ll y o p e r a t e d a n d i s e x c lu d e d b y d e fin itio n f r o m the s c o p e o f th e stu d y .
6 T h is in d u s t r y d iv i s i o n i s r e p r e s e n t e d in e s t i m a t e s f o r " a l l i n d u s t r i e s " a n d " n o n m a n u f a c t u r in g " in th e S e r i e s A t a b l e s , a n d f o r " a l l i n d u s t r i e s " in th e S e r i e s B t a b l e s .
S e p a r a t e p r e s e n t a t io n
o f d a t a f o r t h is d iv i s i o n i s no t m a d e f o r o n e o r m o r e o f th e fo llo w in g r e a s o n s : (1) E m p lo y m e n t in th e d iv i s i o n i s to o s m a l l to p r o v id e e n o u g h d a t a to m e r i t s e p a r a t e stu d y , (2) th e s a m p le w a s not
d e s ig n e d in it i a l ly to p e r m i t s e p a r a t e p r e s e n t a t io n , (3) r e s p o n s e w a s i n s u f f ic ie n t o r in a d e q u a te to p e r m i t s e p a r a t e p r e s e n t a t io n , a n d (4) t h e r e i s p o s s i b i l i t y o f d i s c l o s u r e o f in d iv id u a l e s t a b li s h m e n t d a ta .
7 E s t i m a t e r e l a t e s to r e a l e s t a t e e s t a b l i s h m e n t s o n ly . W o r k e r s f r o m th e e n t ir e in d u s t r y d iv i s i o n a r e r e p r e s e n t e d in th e S e r i e s A t a b l e s , b u t f r o n j th e r e a l e s t a t e p o r t io n o n ly in " a l l in d u s t r y "
e s t i m a t e s in th e S e r i e s B t a b l e s .
8 H o te ls a n d m o t e l s ; l a u n d r ie s an d o th e r p e r s o n a l s e r v i c e s ; b u s i n e s s s e r v i c e s ; a u t o m o b ile r e p a i r , r e n t a l, a n d p a r k in g ; m o tio n p i c t u r e s ; n o n p r o fit m e m b e r s h ip o r g a n i z a t io n s (e x c lu d in g r e l i g i o u s
a n d c h a r it a b le o r g a n i z a t io n s ) ; an d e n g in e e r in g an d a r c h i t e c t u r a l s e r v i c e s .




O v e r t w o - f if t h s o f th e w o r k e r s w ith in s c o p e o f th e s u r v e y in th e D a l l a s a r e a w e r e e m p lo y e d in m a n u fa c t u r in g f i r m s .
p r e s e n t s th e m a j o r in d u s t r y g r o u p s a n d s p e c i f i c i n d u s t r i e s a s a p e r c e n t o f a l l m a n u f a c t u r in g :
I n d u s tr y g r o u p s
E l e c t r i c a l e q u ip m e n t an d s u p p l i e s ---------------------------------30
T r a n s p o r t a t i o n e q u ip m e n t ............
15
F o o d a n d k in d r e d p r o d u c t s -------------------------------------------- 10
A p p a r e l a n d o th e r t e x t il e p r o d u c t s -------------------------------- 9
M a c h in e r y , e x c e p t e l e c t r i c a l ---------------------------------------- 8
P r in t in g a n d p u b lis h in g ____________________________________ 6
F a b r i c a t e d m e t a l p r o d u c t s ------------------------------------------- 5

T h e .fo llo w in g

S p e c if i c i n d u s t r i e s
E l e c t r o n i c c o m p o n e n t s a n d a c e s s o r i e s ___________________ 16
A i r c r a f t a n d p a r t s ___________________________________________12
C o m m u n ic a t io n e q u ip m e n t----------------------------------------------12
W o m e n 's an d m i s s e s ' o u t e r w e a r ----------------5
C o n s t r u c t io n a n d r e l a t e d .m a c h i n e r y ----------------------------- 4

T h is in f o r m a t io n i s b a s e d on e s t i m a t e s o f to ta l e m p lo y m e n t d e r iv e d f r o m u n i v e r s e m a t e r i a l s c o m p ile d p r i o r to a c t u a l s u r v e y .
P r o p o r t io n s in v a r i o u s in d u s t r y d i v i s i o n s m a y d i f f e r f r o m p r o p o r t io n s b a s e d on th e r e s u l t s o f th e s u r v e y a s sh o w n in t a b le 1 a b o v e .

W a g e T r e n d s fo r S elected O c c u p atio n a l G r o u p s
P r e s e n t e d in t a b l e 2 a r e i n d e x e s a n d p e r c e n t a g e s o f c h a n g e
in a v e r a g e s a l a r i e s o f o f f i c e c l e r i c a l w o r k e r s a n d i n d u s t r i a l n u r s e s ,
a n d in a v e r a g e e a r n i n g s o f s e l e c t e d p l a n t w o r k e r g r o u p s .
The in d e x e s
a r e a m e a s u r e of w a g e s a t a giv en tim e , e x p r e s s e d a s a p e rce n t of
w a g e s d u r i n g the b a s e p e r i o d ( d a t e o f the a r e a s u r v e y c o n d u c t e d
b e t w e e n J u l y I 9 6 0 a n d J u n e 1 9 6 1 ).
S u b t r a c t i n g 100 f r o m the i n d e x
y i e l d s th e p e r c e n t a g e c h a n g e i n w a g e s f r o m th e b a s e p e r i o d to the
d a t e o f the i n d e x .
T h e p e r c e n t a g e s o f c h a n g e o r i n c r e a s e r e l a t e to
w a g e c h a n g e s b e t w e e n th e i n d i c a t e d d a t e s .
T hese e stim a te s a re
m e a s u r e s o f c h a n g e in a v e r a g e s f o r the a r e a ; t h e y a r e not i n t e n d e d
to m e a s u r e a v e r a g e p a y c h a n g e s i n the e s t a b l i s h m e n t s in th e a r e a .

F o r o f f i c e c l e r i c a l w o r k e r s a n d i n d u s t r i a l n u r s e s , the w a g e
t r e n d s r e l a t e to r e g u l a r w e e k l y s a l a r i e s f o r the n o r m a l w o r k w e e k ,
e x c lu s iv e of e a r n in g s fo r o v e r tim e .
F o r p l a n t w o r k e r g r o u p s , th e y
m e a s u r e c h a n g e s in a v e r a g e s t r a i g h t - t i m e h o u rly e a r n in g s , e xclu d in g
p r e m iu m p ay f o r o v e r tim e and fo r w o rk on w ee k e n d s, h o lid a y s, and
late s h ifts.
T h e p e r c e n t a g e s a r e b a s e d on d a t a f o r s e l e c t e d k e y o c c u ­
p a t i o n s a n d i n c l u d e m o s t o f the n u m e r i c a l l y i m p o r t a n t j o b s w ith in
each group.
L im it a t io n s of D ata

Method of C om p u tin g
E a c h o f the s e l e c t e d k e y o c c u p a t i o n s w ith in a n o c c u p a t i o n a l
g r o u p w a s a s s i g n e d a w e i g h t b a s e d on i t s p r o p o r t i o n a t e e m p l o y m e n t
in the o c c u p a t i o n a l g r o u p .
T h e se co n sta n t w eigh ts r e f le c t b a s e y e a r
em p lo y m en ts w h e rev er p o s s ib le .
The a v e r a g e (m ean) e a r n in g s fo r
e a c h o c c u p a t i o n w e r e m u l t i p l i e d b y th e o c c u p a t i o n a l w e i g h t , a n d the
p r o d u c t s f o r a l l o c c u p a t i o n s in th e g r o u p w e r e t o t a l e d . T h e a g g r e g a t e s
f o r 2 c o n s e c u t i v e y e a r s w e r e r e l a t e d b y d i v i d i n g the a g g r e g a t e f o r
the l a t e r y e a r by the a g g r e g a t e f o r th e e a r l i e r y e a r .
The re su lta n t
r e l a t i v e , l e s s 100 p e r c e n t , s h o w s th e p e r c e n t a g e c h a n g e . . T h e i n d e x
i s th e p r o d u c t o f m u l t i p l y i n g the b a s e y e a r r e l a t i v e (100) b y th e r e l a t i v e
f o r the n e x t s u c c e e d i n g y e a r a n d c o n t i n u i n g to m u l t i p l y ( c o m p o u n d )
e a c h y e a r ' s r e l a t i v e b y the p r e v i o u s y e a r ' s i n d e x .
A v e ra g e earn in g s
f o r the f o l l o w i n g o c c u p a t i o n s w e r e u s e d in c o m p u t i n g the w a g e t r e n d s :

T h e i n d e x e s a n d p e r c e n t a g e s o f c h a n g e , a s m e a s u r e s of
c h a n g e in a r e a a v e r a g e s , a r e i n f l u e n c e d by:
(1) g e n e r a l s a l a r y a n d
w a g e c h a n g e s , (2) m e r i t o r o t h e r i n c r e a s e s i n p a y r e c e i v e d b y i n d i ­
v i d u a l w o r k e r s w h ile in the s a m e j o b , a n d (3) c h a n g e s in a v e r a g e
w a g e s due to c h a n g e s in the l a b o r f o r c e r e s u l t i n g f r o m l a b o r t u r n ­
o v e r , f o r c e e x p a n s i o n s , f o r c e r e d u c t i o n s , a n d c h a n g e s in the p r o p o r ­
t i o n s o f w o r k e r s e m p l o y e d b y e s t a b l i s h m e n t s "with d i f f e r e n t p a y l e v e l s .
C h a n g e s in th e l a b o r f o r c e c a n c a u s e i n c r e a s e s o r d e c r e a s e s in the
o c c u p a t i o n a l a v e r a g e s w ith o u t a c t u a l w a g e c h a n g e s .
It i s c o n c e i v a b l e
t h a t e v e n th o u g h a l l e s t a b l i s h m e n t s in a n a r e a g a v e w a g e i n c r e a s e s ,
a v e r a g e w ag e s m a y have declin ed b e c a u s e lo w e r-p a y in g e sta b lis h m e n ts
e n t e r e d the a r e a o r e x p a n d e d t h e i r w o r k f o r c e s .
Sim ilarly, w ages
m a y h ave r e m a in e d r e la t iv e ly c o n sta n t, y et the a v e r a g e s f o r a n a r e a
m a y have r is e n c o n s id e r a b ly b e c a u s e h ig h e r-p ay in g e sta b lish m e n t s
e n t e r e d the a r e a .

O ffic e c l e r i c a l (m e n a n d w o m en ): O ffic e c l e r ic a l ( m e n a n d w o m e n )— S k i lle d m a in te n a n c e (m e n ):
B o o k k e e p in g - m a c h in e
C o n tin u e d
C a rp e n te rs
o p e ra to r?, c la s s B
S e c r e ta r ie s
E le c tr ic ia n s
C le rk s, a c c o u n tin g , c la s se s
S te n o g ra p h e rs, g e n e ra l
M a ch in ists
A and B
S te n o g ra p h e rs, se n io r
M e c h a n ic s
C le rk s, f i l e , c la s se s
S w itc h b o a rd o p e ra to rs, c la s se s
M e c h a n ic s (a u t o m o tiv e )
A , B, an d C
A an d B
P a in ters
C le rk s, o rd er
T a b u la t in g - m a c h in e o p e ra to rs,
P ip e fitte rs
C le rk s, p a y ro ll
c la s s B
T o o l a n d d ie m a k e rs
C o m p to m e te r o p e ra to rs
T y p ists, c la s s e s A an d B
K e y p u n ch o p e ra to rs, c la s se s
U n sk ille d p la n t (m e n ):
A an d B
In d u stria l nurses ( m e n an d w o m en ):
J a n ito r s , p o rte rs, an d c le a n e r s
O ffic e b o ys an d g irls
N u rses, in d u stria l (r e g is te r e d )
L ab o re rs, m a t e r ia l h a n d lin g




T h e u s e o f c o n s t a n t e m p l o y m e n t w e i g h t s e l i m i n a t e s the e f f e c t
o f c h a n g e s in the p r o p o r t i o n o f w o r k e r s r e p r e s e n t e d in e a c h j o b i n ­
c l u d e d in the d a t a .
T h e p e r c e n t a g e s o f c h a n g e r e f l e c t o n ly c h a n g e s
in a v e r a g e p a y f o r s t r a i g h t - t i m e h o u r s .
T h e y a r e not i n f l u e n c e d b y
c h a n g e s in s t a n d a r d w o r k s c h e d u l e s , a s s u c h , o r b y p r e m i u m p a y
for overtim e.
W h e re n e c e s s a r y , d a t a w e r e a d j u s t e d to r e m o v e f r o m
the i n d e x e s a n d p e r c e n t a g e s o f c h a n g e a n y s i g n i f i c a n t e f f e c t c a u s e d
b y c h a n g e s in the s c o p e o f the s u r v e y .

5

6

T a b l e 2.

In d e x e s of S t a n d a r d W eekly S a l a r i e s and S t r a i g h t - T i m e H o u rly E a r n i n g s f o r S e l e c t e d O c c u p a tio n a l G r o u p s
in D a l l a s , T e x . , N o v e m b e r 1968 a n d N o v e m b e r 1967, a n d P e r c e n t s o f I n c r e a s e f o r S e l e c t e d P e r i o d s
Indexes
( N o v e m b e r 1960 = 100)

In d u stry and o c c u p a tio n a l grou p

A ll in d u str ie s:
O f f i c e c l e r i c a l ( m e n a n d w o m e n ) ____
In d u s t r ia l n u r s e s (m e n and w o m en )..
S k i l l e d m a i n t e n a n c e ( m e n ) ___________
U n s k i l l e d p l a n t ( m e n ) _________________

Novem ber
1968

135.
146.
137.
140.

0
1
1
1

Novem be r
1967

127.
135.
127.
129.

1
0
5
0

P e r c e n t s of in c r e a s e
Novem ber
1967
to
N ovem ber
1968
6.
8.
7.
8.

N ovem ber
1966
to
Novem ber
1967

Novem ber
1965
to
N ovem ber
1966

2
2
5
5

5. 1
7 .5
4. 3
6. 0

4.
6.
2.
4.

4. 5

4. 0
(*)
3. 8
5. 8

6
6
1
7

Novem ber
1964
to
Novem ber
1965
8
1
5
9

3. 7
0
4. 6
2. 4

2. 9
( X)
3. 2
1 .4

2. 6
( X)
3. 7
4. 0

3. 2
( X)
4. 7
1 .8

N ovem ber
1962
to
Novem ber
1963

Novem ber
1961
to
N ovem ber
1962

Novem ber
1960
to
Novem ber
1961

A ll in d u str ie s:
O f f i c e c l e r i c a l ( m e n a n d w o m e n ) ____
In d u s t r ia l n u r s e s (m en and w o m e n )...
S k i l l e d m a i n t e n a n c e ( m e n ) ................ ........
U n s k i l l e d p l a n t ( m e n ) __________________

2.
2.
3.
4.

9
1
7
4

2. 1
4. 3
1 .9
2. 9

3.
3.
4.
2.

M an ufactu rin g:
O f f i c e c l e r i c a l ( m e n a n d w o m e n ) _____
I n d u s t r ia l n u r s e s (m e n and w o m e n )...
S k i l l e d m a i n t e n a n c e ( m e n ) ____________
U n s k i l l e d p l a n t ( m e n ) __________________

3. 5
( X)
3. 9
5. 1

1. 2
3. 8
1.9
2.7

2. 3
4.6
4. 4
2 6. 7

M an ufactu rin g:
O f f i c e c l e r i c a l ( m e n a n d w o m e n ) ____
I n d u s t r ia l n u r s e s (m e n and w o m en )..
S k i l l e d m a i n t e n a n c e ( m e n ) ___________
U n s k i l l e d p l a n t ( m e n ) _________________

127. 1
(')

139. 1
140. 3

1 2 1 .6
(')

128. 6
128. 4

1 D a t a do n ot m e e t p u b l i c a t i o n c r i t e r i a .
2 T h e a m o u n t o f t h i s i n c r e a s e r e f l e c t s c h a n g e s in e m p l o y m e n t
w age ch a n ges.




( l )

8. 2
9. 3

a m o n g e s t a b l i s h m e n t s w ith

d ifferen t

2.
7.
3.
2.

N ovem ber
1963
to
Novem ber
1964

3
4
7
7

O ctober
1959
to
N ovem ber
1960
2.
3.
3.
2.

5
5
0
5

1. 5
1. 2
1 .0
2. 9

p a y l e v e l s in a d d i t i o n to g e n e r a l

7

A. Occupational Earnings
Table A-l. Office Occupations—
Men and Women
( A v e r a g e s t r a i g h t - t i m e w e e kl y h o u r s and e a r n i n g s f o r s e l e c t e d o c c u p a ti o n s st ud ie d on an a r e a b a s i s
by in d u s tr y di v i si o n , D a l l a s , T e x . , N o v e m b e r 1968)
W
eekly earnings1
(standard)
S ex, occup ati on, and in du s tr y di v i si on

Number
of
workers

weekly
hours1
( standard)

N u m b e r of w o r k e r s re c e i v i n g s t r a i g h t - t i m e w e e kl y e a r n i n g s of—
$

Mean2

Median 2

Middle range 2

%

55
and
u n d er

60

t

$
65

75

$

*

t

70

80

85

$
90

$
95

»

$
100

105

$

t

110

115

t
120

$
125

$

t

13C

135

$
14C

I
150

s
160

170
and

60

65

70

75

80

85

90

95

-

-

-

~
-

~
-

~
-

-

1C
3
7
4

ICO

105

110

115

120

125

130

135

140

150

160

35
35
12

9
5
4
2
1
1

39
5
34
10
13

64
4
60
11
9
9

81
23
58
15
8
7

22
22
13
5
-

19
4
15
7
4
i

67
21
46
14
19
“

32
18
14
6
6
“

17
11
6
-

9
9
-

170 pvex

MEN

54

40.0
40.0
40.0
39.5
40.0
39.5

$
$
1 2 6 . 5 0 1 2 6 . CO
141.00 144.50
122.50 1 2 3 .5 0
121.00 1 2 2 . 5 0
131.00 131.50
114.00 1 1 6 .5 0

$
$
114.50-141.50
126.50-153.50
108.50-133.00
105.00-134.00
121.00-147.00
106.50-122.50

-

-

*

-

3

1

5

44
3
41
13
14
14

2 52
7C
182
104

40.0
40.0
40.0
40.0

105.00 104.50
103.00 101.50
1 0 7 . 0 0 1 0 9 . CO
112.00 1 1 2 . 5 0

8 7 .50-119.00
9 1 .0 0 -1 0 9 .5 0
8 5 .50-127.50
9 6 .0 0 -1 3 4 .5 0

_
-

_
-

e
-

12

8

5
5
2

36
15
21
4

13
12
1
-

15
4
ii
10

21
13
8
5

18
10
8
8

26
14
12
11

21
1
20
14

9
9
i

8
1
7
2

11
11
4

9
9
6

15
15
13

6
6
6

_
-

-

-

12
10

19
19
8

CLERKS, ORDER ------------------MA NUFACTURING --------------NONM AN UF AC TU RI NG ------------

51 4
107
407

40.0
40.0
40.0

113.50
114.50
113.50

1 0 7 . CO 1 0 0 . 0 0 - 1 2 7 . 5 0
112.50
9 8 .0 0 -1 3 1 .5 0
1 0 5 . CO 1 0 0 . 5 0 - 1 2 7 . 0 0

-

-

-

-

18
18

3
3

2
2

16
16

3
3
“

33
12
21

52
16
36

109
109

52
7
45

69
29
40

14
9
5

_
-

30
30

28
1C
ie

9
1
8

2C
9
11

21
9
12

18
18

17
~
17

OFFICE BCYS --------------------MA NUFACTURING --------------NONM AN UF AC TU RI NG -----------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S 3--------F I N A N C E 4--------------------

303
78
22 5
25
138

39.5
40.0
39.5
39.5
39.0

76.00
78.50
75.00
77.00
72.50

6 8 .5 0 - 83.00
6 8 .5 0 - ee.oo
6 8 .5 0 - 8C.50
6 8 .0 0 - 91.50
6 7 .0 0 - 75.00

_
-

30
7
23
23

63
18
45

16
4
12
3
7

36
12
24
19

29
13
16
5

12
4
e
5
2

12
10
2
-

8

33

97
1C
87
4
49

88

39.5
39.5

134.50 133.50 1 2 2 .5 0 -1 4 6 .5 0
1 3 6 . 0 0 1 3 5 . CO 1 2 2 . 5 0 - 1 5 1 . 0 0

_

_

_

_

67

7
7

5
5

TA BU LA TING-MACHINE OPERATORS,
c l a s s b ----- -----------------NO NM AN UF AC TU RI NG ----------

99
78

39.5
39.5

1 0 8 . 5 0 1 0 7 . CO
1 0 8 . 0 0 1 0 7 . CO

TA BU LA TING-MACHINE OPERATORS,
c l a s s c -----------------------NONM AN UF AC TU RI NG ----------

59
50

39.5
39.5

81.00
78.00

8 1 . CO
80.50

BILLERS, MACHINE (BILLING
MACHINE) -----------------------MANUFACTURING --------------NO NM AN UF AC TU RI NG ------------

15 4
52

40.0
40.0
40.0

100.00

90.50

85.50

85.50
1 0 2 . CO
8 1 . CO

BILLERS, MACHINE (BOOKKEEPING
MACHINE) -----------------------NONMAN UF AC TU RI NG --- -------RETAIL TRADE --------------

11 4
94

86

40.0
39.5
39.5

84.00
82.00
82.00

83.00
8 1 . CO
8C.50

BO OKKEEPING-MACHINE OPERATORS,
CLASS A ---------------- -------MANUFACTURING --------------NONMAN UF AC TU RI NG -----------

38 2
152
23 0

39.5
39.0
40.0

97.50
104.00
93.00

9 5 . CO
100.50
93.00

BO CKKEEPING-MACHINE OPERATORS,
CLASS B ------------------------NONMAN UF AC TU RI NG -----------

204
168

40.0
40.0

81.50
81.50

8 2 . CO
8 3 . CO

CLERKS, ACCOUNTING, CLASS A —
MA NUFACTURING --------------NONM AN UF AC TU RI NG -----------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S 3--------RETAIL TRADE -------------F I N A N C E 4--------------------

468
106
362

CLERKS, ACCOUNTING, CLASS B -MA NU FA CT UR IN G --------------NONM AN UF AC TU RI NG -----------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S 3---------

TA BU LA TING-MACHINE OPERATORS,
CLASS A -----------------------NONMANUF AC TU RI NG ----------

121
66

7 3 . CO
8C .C 0
72.50
72.50
71.50

97.50-124.00
97.50-116.00
77.0076 .0 0 -

84.00
83.00

-

“

11

-

202C
14

8
2

_

.

“

“

2
2

"

3
3

3
3

4
4

21
ii

4
”

11
11

8
8

15
8

5
5

”

8
8

1
1

9
4

11
11

10
5

27
25

5
4

_

4
2

9
3

7
7

3
3

4
4

_

_

-

“

14
10
4

4
4

_
“

“

27
27
~

2
2

_
"

.
-

_
-

3
3

1
1

_

_

~

1
1

1
1

_

7
7

_

~

_
“

3
3

14
14

25
25

2

i
i

_

6

1

33

_

~

_

_

~

“

“

“

~

~

10
1C
"

_
-

-

_

_

_

WOMEN

S e e fo o tn o te s at end of table.




102

75.00-103.50
85.50-1C 9.00
7 3 .0 0 - 88.50

-

-

~

~

7
7

32

10
10

25
11
14

30
9
21

3
1
2

1
1
“

10
10
-

9
9
~

8
8

95.00
95.50
96.50

_
-

3
3
3

3
3
3

32
32
32

4
4
4

25
25
17

14
2
2

5
1
1

11
10
10

2
-

14
14
14

1

~

8 8 .0 0 -1 0 5 .5 0
92.00-114.50
8 6 .0 0 -1 C C .0 0

_
-

_
-

_
-

25

1
1

34
9
25

57
16
41

72
29
43

59
19
40

37
19
18

18
18

24

40
4
36

74 .5 0 7 3 .50-

_

44
44

33
8

36
34

62
56

6

6
6

_

_

_

73.5073 .0 0 72.50-

87.50
87.50

_

~

12
12

1

1

3

~

~

_
”

8

Table A-l. Office Occupations—
Men and Women— Continued
(A v e r a g e s t r a ig h t- tim e w e e k ly h o u r s and e a r n in g s fo r s e le c te d o c c u p a tio n s stu d ie d on an a r e a b a s i s
b y in d u s tr y d iv isio n , D a l la s , T e x ., N o v e m b e r 1968)
W
e^standajd)n8S
M

,

O
I

weekly
hours'

w orkers

(stan d ard !

N u m b e r o f w o r k e r s r e c e iv in g s t r a ig h t - t im e w e e k ly e a r n in g s of—

A v e rage

,. .
. ..
S e x , o ccu p a tio n , and in d u stry d iv isio n

9

$

55
M ean 2

M e d ia n 2

M iddle r a n g e 2

and
unde r

______________________________________________________________________________________________ 60
WOMEN - CONT IN UE D

$

$

$

A

S

T

A

®

T

60

65

70

75

80

-

7

-

-

65

70

75

80

85

T

85

90

-

S

90

-

S

95

-

100

95

$

$

105

110

-

-

ICO

105

$

-

110

$

115

$

$

120

115

125

130

-

120

125

t

-

130

$

135

$

140

135

150

-

$

160

-

140

150

170

-

a nd

160

170

over

$

CLERKS, ACCOUNTING, CLASS A -------M A N U F A C T U R I N G --------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G ----------------PU8LIC UTI LI T IE S3--------------RETAIL T R A D E -------------------F I N A N C E 4--------------------------

1,032
382
650
197
157
184

39.5
39.5
39.5
39.0
40.0
39.0

9 0. 50 -120.00
93 .5 0-119.50
89 .5 0-120.00
100.00-130.50
8 8.50-120.50
82.00-106.50

-

10
10
10
-

49
28
21
21

13
13
5
l
7

13
13
2
11

62
19
43
4
15
20

101
30
71
18
17
26

81
26
55
6
9
21

99
38
61
16
21
12

122
42
80
14
21
18

80
49
31
10
2
9

58
32
26
11
2
3

91
25
66
30
16
20

73
29
44
6
28
8

50
10
40
25
6
1

51
2C
31
29
-

13
2
11
4
4
-

CLERKS, ACCOUNTING, CLASS B -------M A N U F A C T U R I N G --------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G ----------------PUBLIC UTI LI T IE S3--------------RETAIL T R A D E -------------------FINANC E4 --------------------------

1,982
506
1,476
38 2
513
373

39.5 88.50 8 5 . CO 76.00- 97.00
40.0 87.50 86.50 80.50- 95.50
39.5
89.00 84.50 74.50- 98.50
40.0 111.00 112.50 96 .0 0-131.00
39.5 80.00
80 .CO 72.5087.00
39.0 76.00 75.00 68.50- 82.50

-

37
37
3
30

202
6
196
103
91

201
47
154
8
46
68

264
64
200
16
102
69

290
114
176
21
87
49

291
84
207
16
102
31

148
57
91
30
35
21

147
77
70
29

55
24
31
19

31
12
19
9

107
9
98
83

24
3
21
10

48
8
40
15

24
24
16

91
91
85

22
1
21
21

7

-

7

CLERKS, FILE, CLASS A -------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G ----------------F I N A N C E 4--------------------------

121
101
60

39.5 89.00 84.50 77.00- 97.00
39.5
90.50 85.50 78.50- 10 0. 50
39.5
86.00 83.00
76.00- 94.00

-

24
15
14

15
15
6

24
20
17

16
12
5

9

-

7
5

-

CLERKS, FILE, CLASS 8 -------------M A N U F A C T U R I N G --------------------N C N M A N U F A C T U R I N G ----------------PUBLIC UT IL IT IE S3--------------RETAIL T R A D E -------------------F I N A N C E 4---------- ,
---------------

692
66
626
59
79
346

39.0 78.00 74.00 68.00- 85.00
39.5 79.50 83.50 68 .5088.00
39.0 78.00 73.50 68.00- 83.50
40.0 101.00 10 1 . CO 9 1 . 0 0- 11 7. CO
38.0 67.50 65.50 62.50- 73.00
39.0
72.50 7 1 . CO 67.50- 74.50

54
183
2
20
52
163
- 39
12
13
143

13e
138
5
14
111

84
4
80
2
8
34

CLERKS, FILE, CLASS C -------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G ----------------PUBL IC UT IL IT IE S3 - -------------FI N A N C E 4--------------------------

864
838
25
689

39.5
39.5
40.0
39.0

172
162
2
126

15
14
3
7

CLERKS, O R D E R ------------------------M A N U F A C T U R I N G ---------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G ----------------RETAIL T R A D E --------------------

378
97
281
88

CLERKS, P A Y R O L L -------M A N U F A C T U R I N G --------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G ----------------PUBLIC UTI LI T IE S3--------------RET AIL T R A D E -------------------FI N A N C E 4--------------------------

481
187
294
52
70
66

COMP TOM ETE R O P E R A T O R S --------------M A N U F A C T U R I N G ------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G ----------------PUBLIC UTIL IT IE S3 --------------RETAIL T R A D E --------------------

432
87
345
49
219

KEYPUNCH OPERATORS, CLASS A ------M A N U F A C T U R I N G --------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G ----------------PUBL IC UTIL IT IE S3 - -------------RETAIL T R A D E -------------------F I N A N C E 4--------------------------

988
194
794
207
131
292

KEYPUNCH OPERATORS, CLASS B -------M A N U F A C T U R I N G --------------------N C N M A N U F A C T U R I N G ----------------PUBLIC UTIL IT IE S3 -----------------FI NA N C E 4--------------------------

978
304
674

S e e fo o tn o te s a t end o f ta b le .




40.0
40.0
40.0
39.5

105.50
107.00
104.50
115.50
102.50
94.00

67.50
67.50
73.50
66.50
88.00
88.00
88.50
80.00

103.50
106.00
102.50
117.50
101.00
92.00

6 6 . CO
6 6 . CO
69.00
65.50
88.50
84.50
90.50
78.50

62.5062.5067.0062.50-

70.00
70 .CO
77.50
69.00

87 .CO 80.50- 96.00
98.00 86.50- 10 5. 00
85.00 80.00- 93.50
99.50
95.0 0- 13 2. 00
83.00 78.00- 89.00

39.5 95.50 94.00 8 7. 50 -102.00
40.0 94.50 94 . CO 8 8. 00 -101.00
39.5 95.50 94 . CO 8 7. 50 -102.00
40.0 108.50 105.00 94.50- 11 7. 50
38.5 91.50 93.50 88.00- 98.00
39.0 90.00 89.50 84.50- 97.00

39.0
39.5
39.0
51 39.5
455
38.5

82.50
88.00
80.00
80.50
78.00

82.00
73.50- 9C.00
89.50 83.50- 93.50
78.50 71.50- 85.00
80.50 73.00- 86.00
75.50
71.00- 84.00

-

13
9
9

76.50 -1 CC .0 0
74.50 -1 02 .5 0
77.00- 98.00
74.5091.00

40.0
99.50 9 7 . CO 86.00 -1 08 .0 0
40.0 100.00 95.50 8 5. 00 -106.00
39.5 99.00 10 0 . CO 8 6.50-108.50
39.0 113.50 114.50 10 0.00-128.00
40.0 91.00
89 .CO 8 4 . 5 0- 10 2. CO
39.5
96.00 94.50 85 .5 0-11C.50
39.5 89.50
39.5 97.00
39.5 87.50
39.5 108.50
39.5
83.00

-

373
368
319

268
262
16
226

62
11
51

21

3
3
2

18
18
2
-

-

2
2
2

28
2
26
2

51
24
27
21

47
3
44
27

40
22
18
8

-

2
1
1
1
-

7
1
6

23
14
9
2
3

8
4
4

1

68
27
41

-

1
5

-

2
2
-

-

-

-

-

2
8

8
3
3
11

30
30
30

11
2
128
1
127
6
94

174
26
148
11
127

2
7

2

29
9
20
9
11

-

-

8
7
7

-

5

30
10
20

9
2

70
27
43
2

14

56

95
10
85
1
37
72

5

-

2
2
2

-

23
6

-

42
25
17

7C
22
48

45
9
36

4

21
11

5
7

2
2

59
9
50

35
7
28
15
13

44
29

210
44
166
36
39
45

161
33
128
26
35
61

102
12
90
8
58

195
53
142
13
80

141
64
77
6
53

133
102
31
1
18

68
37
31
5
22

10
5
5
3

19
6
13
6
1

32

53

109
24
12
26

29
23
6
-

11
7
4
1
3

2
2
-

141

-

-

-

-

5

-

-

3

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

1

8

2

-

-

8

-

-

-

2

-

1

7

1
1
-

4
3

-

-

-

1

-

-

1
1

-

19
9
10
-

-

-

6
2
4
8

-

2
2

-

3
3
1
-

-

- -

-

16
6
10
9

-

-

-

2

-

-

-

9
3
6

1

-

-

-

9
3
6

7
5
2
-

-

- -

-

29 ■
3
26
9
1
4
5
17
4
2
2
11
12
24
19
5
5

6
6
-

-

-

35
35
-

-

-

13
9
-

-

30
13
17
-

28

-

2
-

19
9
-

26
20
6
-

157
34
123
18
14
74

44

-

1913

14
3

-

80
20
60
16
36

47

3
3
3

14
2

-

66
12
54
8
27

9

1
1
1

-

23

45
18
27
3

2

-

6
6
-

-

9

4
8
8
- - -

63
3
60
18

4

1
141
-

1
1
-

11

9

24

1

15

16

31
5
26
16
-

4

78
22
56

50
17
33
18
3
7

-

-

-

10

-

-

10-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

49
-

4

-

7

11

18

1C

-

-

24

47
28

2
2

3
2

18
18

1C
6

24
24

7

-

-

-

4
-

9

3
-

9
-

-

-

-

32

-

-

65

-

-

-

1
11

-

3

6

11
-

-

3

6
-

4

3
-

4
-

-

-

-

9
T a b le A-l.

O ffice O cc u p atio n s—M en and W o m en — C on tin u ed

( A v e r a g e s t r a i g h t - t i m e w e e kl y h o u r s and e a r n i n g s f o r s e l e c t e d o c c u p a ti o n s st ud ie d on an a r e a b a s i s
by in d u s tr y d iv i si o n , D a l l a s , T e x . , N o v e m b e r 1968)
W
eekly earnings*
(standard)
S ex, occup ati on, and in du s tr y di v i si on

Number
of
woikers

Av, n »
weekly
fW *
IT*
standard)

N u m b e r of w o r k e r s r e c e iv i n g st ra ig h t- ti nn e w e e k l y e a r n i n g s of—
*

»
55

Mean2

Median2

Middle range 2

t
60

i

65

t

70

75

t

80

I

$
85

s
90

95

*

s
10C

105

<
110

t
115

S
120

$

$
125

130

s
135

S
14C

i

%

150

160

and
un der
60

170
and

65

70

75

80

85

92

59

38

26

8

10

11

115

120

125

130

135

140

160

170

over

38C
438
397
273
9 1 . 5 0 - 1 2 4 . 0180
168
0
17
37
11
39
10
16
104
69
103

4C9

273

191
74

24C
13C

2C3
23
17
98

145
42

36
10
48

54

71
165
210
81
30
58
107 186
129 217
41
65
65
16
18
17
18
28

48
15
33
10

49
12
37
17

46
25
21
1
8

21

28
11
17

14

11
10

8

11

120
51
69

79
42
37

72
30
42
11

97
6C
37
16

60
21
39

25
8
17

23
13
10

30
8
22
12

11
47

23

23

14

54
22
32
14

8

A3
43
10

21
21
16

17

no
63
8

16

8

90

95

ICO

105

110

g

3

2

1

j
J

15C

W
OMEN - CONTINUED
234

39.5

$
69.50

29

40.0

72.50

4,186
1,798
409
378
1,082
SECRETARIES* CLASS A

->7/
96
178
50
75
1,029
392
637
107
£ 0
841
82 4
111

SECRET AR IE S • CLASS D

1,169

39.5

$
6 7 . CO
■ 66. 00
70.50

111.00 109.50
113.50 111.00

$
$
6 3 .0 0 - 73.50
67.00-

74.00

95.50-123.50
102.00-123.00

126.00 126.50
96.00
94.00
103.00 101.00

39.5
39.5
39.5
39.5

117.50
122.00
115.00
136.50
96.50
109.50

A0 • 0
39.5
A 0.0
39.0

1

28
20

107
64

122.50 124.50 1 0 6 .0 0 -1 3 9 .5 0
125.00 123.00 1 0 8 .0 0 -1 3 9 .5 0
1 2 1 . 0 0 1 2 6 . CO 9 4 . 5 0 - 1 4 0 . 0 0
97.00
85.50
74.50-127.00
1 3 0 . 5 0 1 3 2 . CO 1 2 4 . 5 0 - 1 4 1 . 5 0

39.5
39.5
39.5
40.0
39.5
39.5

52
87
22
48 2 , 3 8 8

203
17

1

39.5
40.0
39.5
39.0

i i n n n inn
1 1 0 . 5 0 1 0 9 . C0 1 0 2 . 0 0 - 1 1 7 . 0 0
1 1 0 . 0 0 1 0 7 . CO 9 4 . 5 0 - 1 2 1 . 0 0
126.00 1 2 8 .5 0 1 0 9 .5 0 -1 4 2 .0 0
100.50
9 3 . 0 0 - 1 0 8 . CO
1 0 2 . 0 0 M M..JV 9 1 . 5 0 - 1 1 3 . 0 0
.V

117.50
122.00
1 1 4 . CO
134.50
8 5 . CO
110.50

*
/ n n i n/ n n
109.00 108.00

lll.5 0 -1 4 C .5 0
8 3 .0 0 -1 0 4 .5 0
90.50-116.00

1,715
826
88 9
30 1
85
1
1,037
154
195

J *
yn n
40.0
39.0
j • :>
tn

n

40.0
39.5

88.00
91.00
9A.00
98.50
90.00
93.00
83.00
89.00
106.50
IC5.50
109.50
96.00

14

S e e f o o tn o te s at end of tab le .




40.0
40*0
39.5

9 8 . CO
9 1 . CO
8 3 . CO
87.50

9 3 .0 0 -1 1 8 .5 0
8 9 .0 0 -1 1 8 .5 0
9 4 .0 0 -1 1 8 .5 0
107.50 101.00-12C .50
9 3 . CO 8 7 . 5 0 - 1 0 6 . 0 0

8

65

96.50

9 5 . CO
91.50
102.00 102.50
88.00
8 7 . CO

90.00-104.50
8 5 .00-103.00
9 6 .0 0 -1 1 0 .5 0
82-00- 93.50

10
1

95
52
43
29

8
35
17
18

39

49
24
16

10
52
17
17
18

36

1 AA
75

156
81
10

130
90

53

29

47

27

11

1

8A
49
35
1

111

8A
53
31

1C2
AA
58
11

59
17
42
26

40
20
20
11

65
38
27
19

22

12
83
34
17

AA
72
42

15
10

17
17

25

158

91

81

62

96

39

85
25
17

75
32

56
16
17

93
37

32

129
20
109

96
50
A6

93

13
21

38
42

53

116
36
86
184
120
51
42
26
13
36
11

3

146
167
39

20
47

32

221
89
25
10
8

5

113
17
96
13
58

153
24
129
11
36

101
22
79
18
15

145
12
133
70
15

47
8
39

31
34

15
19
10

34
18
16
14

26

25

18

35
23
12

12

11
1
1C

38

18
31

12

11

14
35

164
51
113

39
23

16
16

17
58

17

1

37
8
29
18

32

15
53

13

12

14

87
32
55
16

85
87
12
27
46

90

19

24

76
24
52

3A
87

18

13
1

60

62
11
51

95
11
84

AA

17

36

34
10
24

21

113.50-129.50
8 2 .0 0 - 96.00
8 4 .0 0 - 95.00

103.50
97.50

68

13
1
1

16

14

8 9 .00-117.50
98.50-119.00

9 2 .5 0 -lC 3 .5 0
8 2 .0 0 - 98.00
83.00-105.00
7 8 . 5 0 - 8 9 . 5C
8 0 .0 0 - 98.50

8

14

102.00-132.00
110.00-133.50
98.00-130.00
122.50-145.00
8 2 .00-115.50
100.50-119.50

280
376
314
63
1 0 9 . 5 0 1 0 7 175
261
. CO
14
18
25
29
26
56
115
188
83

11
11

,

i n n

123
202
61
107

84.50
91.00

49

14
14

1
KL 1 A 1L | KA L t l

1

20

31

10

65
30
35
21

15

1

44
13
31
10

77
3A
43
37

A3
22
21

29

22

28

40

16

25
16

28
10
18

36

20

16
11

20

__
12
10
8

13
13

1
i
i

22
1

1

165

10
T a b le A-l.

O ffice O cc u p atio n s—M en and W o m en — C on tin u ed

( A v e r a g e s t r a i g h t - t i m e w e e kl y h o u r s and e a r n i n g s f o r s e l e c t e d o c c u p a ti o n s studi ed on an a r e a b a s i s
by in d u s tr y di v i si o n , D a l l a s , T e x . , N o v e m b e r 1968)
W
eekly earnings1
(star dard)
Number

N um be r of w o r k e r s r e c e iv i n g s t r a i g h t - t i m e w e e k l y e a r n in g s of--s

%

weekly
hours1
(standard)

$

$

»

»

$

$

$

$

$

t

woikers

Mean2

Median 2

Middle range 2

60

65

7C

75

80

85

90

95

100

105

n o

115

60

S ex , occup ati on, and in du s tr y d iv is io n

55

$

65

70

75

80

85

90

95

100

105

n o

115

22
22

A0
A0
20

21
21
9

59
59
A5

36
34
8

A0
38
29

17
17
2

2
2
2

5
5

2
2

_

63
18
A5
6
ii

35
15
20
4
~

9C
A6
44
28

65
2A
A1
3
9

106
34
72
3
16

60
30
30
3
12

22
3
19

n

_

10
1
-

$

t

1

$

t

120

125

13C

135

1 AC

120

125

130

135

1A0

15C

-

~
-

2
2

-

-

1
1
1

3
*
3
-

4
4
2

7
7
7

5
i
4
2

13
1C
3
3

_

_

_

_

3

6

3

6

10
10
-

2
2
-

-

-

and
un der

WOMEN - CONT IN UE D
SW ITCHBOARD OPERATORS, CLASS R --NONM AN UF AC TU RI NG ---------------RETAIL TRADE -------------------

25 2
2A8
115

A1 • 5
41.5
AO.O

$
7A.00
7A.00
73.00

$
73.50
73.50
7 3 . CO

$
65.5065.0070.00-

$
81.50
81.50
81.00

SW IT CH BO AR D CPERAT OR -R EC EP TI CN I STS
MA NU FA CT UR IN G -------------------N O NM AN UF AC TU RI NG ---------------PUBLIC u t i l i t i e s 3-------------F I N A N C E 4-------------------------

504
191
313
3A
77

AO.O
89.50
39.5
91.00
40.0
89.00
AO.O 1 0 A . 5 0
38.5
85.50

88.50
88.50
88.50
97.50
8 5 . CO

8 0 .5 0 - 95.00
81 .5 0 - 96.00
7 8 . 5 0 - 9A.50
7 8 . 5 0 - L 3 3 .0 0
81 .5 0 - 93.00

_
~

~

19
19
i

T R A N SC RI BI NG -M AC HI NE O P E R A T O R S ,
GENERAL -----------------------------MA NU FACTURING -------------------NONM AN UF AC TU RI NG ---------------F I N A N C E 4-------------------------

71 3
62
65 1
528

39.5
39.5
39.5
39.0

83.00
98.50
82.00
80.00

81.50
9 2 . CO
8 1 . CO
8 C .C 0

7A .50- 88.50
8 8 . 0 0 - 9A.50
7 3 .5 0 - 86.50
7 2 . 0 0 - 8 5 . CO

_
-

31
31
31

65
65
65

93
93
93

102
2
100
78

191
8
183
129

7A
9
65
58

8C
33
A7
35

19

16

23

19
10

16
6

23
23

TYPISTS, CLASS A -------------------MA NUFACTURING -------------------NONM AN UF AC TU RI NG ---------------PUBLIC U T IL IT IE S3 -------------F I N A N C E 4-------------------------

1 , 159
466
69 3
168
334

39. 5
4 C• 0
39.5
4C.0
39.0

87.00
92.00
83.50
89.50
77.50

8 8 . CO
92.50
82.50
8 9 . CO
7 7 . CO

79 .5 0 - 94.00
89.50- 96.00
7A .50- 9C.00
8A .50- 93.50
7 1 .5 0 - 83.50

_
-

13
13
13

78
2
76
50

93
1
92
11
75

120
12
108
18
71

183
60
123
15
60

157
48
1C9
A8
A8

285
203

118
99
19
7
4

46
25
21
10

19
5
1A
1

30
10
20
7

1
1
~

12
12
-

2
2
-

TYPISTS, CLASS B -------------------MA NUFACTURING -------------------N O N M A N UF AC TU RI NG ---------------RETAIL TRADE ------------------F I N A N C E 4-------------------------

1,512
28 5
1,227
72
794

39.5
AO.O
39.5
AO.5
39.0

77.50
86.50
75.50
77.00
70.50

73.50
86.50
71.50
76.50
6 9 . CO

67 .5 0 78.5066 .5 0 71.0065.00-

_
~

22 5
1
22A
10
190

30 2
2C
282
4
248

333
23
31 0
18
22 3

155
37
118
1A
56

16 A
3A
130

171
95
76
16
27

AC
28
12
2
4

14

9
9
-

32
27
5
i

10
9
i

1

14

_

24

18

_

1

1A

-

2A

18

-

83.50
91.00
79.50
86.00
73.50

~

6

A5

82

51
13

n

3
1
1

5
5

1
1

-

1 S t a n d a r d h o u r s r e f l e c t the w o rk w e e k f o r which e m p l o y e e s r e c e i v e th e ir r e g u l a r s t r a i g h t - t i m e s a l a r i e s ( e x c l u s i v e of p a y f o r o v e r t i m e at r e g u l a r a n d / o r p r e m i u m r a t e s ) , and the e a r n i n g s c o r r e s p o n d
to th e s e w e e kl y h o ur s .
2 T h e m e a n i s c o m p u te d f o r e a c h jo b by to ta li ng the e a r n i n g s of a l l w o r k e r s and divid ing by the n u m b e r of w o r k e r s .
The m e d ia n d e s i g n a t e s p o s it io n— h a l f of the e m p l o y e e s s u r v e y e d r e c e i v e m o r e
than the ra t e shown; h a lf r e c e i v e l e s s than the ra t e shown.
The m i d d le ra n g e i s de fin ed by 2 r a t e s of pa y ; a fourt h of the w o r k e r s e a r n l e s s than the lo w e r of t h e s e r a t e s and a fourth e a r n m o r e than
the h ig h e r r a te .
3 T r a n s p o r t a t i o n , c o m m u n i c a t io n , and oth er pub li c u ti l it i e s .
4 F in a n c e , in s u r a n c e , and r e a l e s t a t e .
5 M a y include w o r k e r s oth er than th o se p r e s e n t e d s e p a r a t e l y .




11

Table A-la. Office Occupations—
Large Establishments—
Men and Women
( A v e r a g e s t r a i g h t - t i m e w e e kl y h o u r s and e a r n i n g s f o r s e l e c t e d o c c u p a ti o n s s t ud ie d in e s t a b l i s h m e n t s em pl o y in g 500 w o r k e r s o r m o r e ,
by in d u s tr y d iv i si o n , D a l l a s , T e x . , N o v e m b e r 1968)
W
eekly earnings1
(standard)
S ex, occup ati on, and in du s tr y di v is io n

Number
of
workers

Average
weekly
hour*1
(standard]

N u m b e r of w o r k e r s re c e i v i n g s t r a i g h t - t i m e w e e kl y e a r n i n g s of—
*

t
55

Mean2

Median 2

Middle range 2

$
60

$
65

$
7c

s

$
75

80

S

1
85

90

*
95

$
IOC

105

t

$
no

$
115

t

t

*
125

120

$
135

13C

$

1

1AC

15C

$
160

170

and
unde r

and

60

65

7C

75

80

85

90

95

ICC

105

110

115

120

125

130

135

1A0

150

160

170

ov er

-

-

-

-

1C
7
4

13
13
12

13
13
8

15
1A
8

19
19
9

11
11
7

20
17
12

12
10
4

9
-

13

2C
2C
13

1
~

7

2
1
-

26

-

-

12

-

_
-

_
-

12
12
1C

10
10
8

5
5

8
6
4

13
1

13
9
8

7

7
5

7
6
6

10
10
9

12
11
10

2
2
1

2
1
-

1
1
-

5

3
3

2

4

3

-

*

~

6

4
~

1

2

2
2

-

2

9

-

3

4

-

-

-

MEN
126.00 126.50
123.00 125.50
122.00 125 .5 0

$
$
109.00-138.50
1 0 8 . 0 0 - 1 3 5 . CO
1 0 5 . 5 0 - 1 3 5 . CO

CLERKS* ACCOUNTING, CLASS A —
NG NM AN UF AC TU RI NG ----------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S 3--------

183
156
97

39.5
39.5
39.5

CLERKS, ACCOUNTING, CLASS B —
NC NMANUFACTURING ----------PUBLIC U T IL IT IE S3--------

lie
85
7C

9 8 . CO
AC . 0 9 9 . 5 0
AC . 0 1 0 0 . 5 0 1 0 1 . 5 0
AC.O 1 0 1 . 0 0 1 0 3 . 5 0

OFFICE B C Y S ----------- -------NO NM AN UF AC TU RI NG ----------

98
51

39.5
39.5

72.00
71.00

TABULATING-MACHINE CPERATCRS,
CLASS B ------------------------

51

39.5

111.00

5C

AC.O

87.50

8 8 . CO

85.00-

85.00

8 1 . CO

77.00-

10

21

5

-

8 5 . 5 0 - 1 1 A. CO
80.50-115.50
80.00-115.50

-

66 .5 0 66 .5 0 -

7A.50
7A.CC

~

1A
7

37
19

26
16

5
5

3

1 0 8 . CO 1 0 0 . 0 0 - 1 2 7 . CO

-

-

1

-

-

1

1

7

3

1C

5

5

9 2 . CO

-

-

-

4

1

7

21

13

2

1

-

1

9C .5 C

-

-

4

3

20

11

6

3

6

-

-

-

3

1

-

1

-

-

-

-

_

_
-

_
-

1
-

25
13

36
24
12
2
3

40
26
1A
10
2

28
19
9
6
3

34
10
2A
21
3

10

2
8
4
4

2

1C
23
23
-

24
3

-

2

61
25
36
30
5

22

2

56
29
27
16
6

19
10
9
5

1

13
1
12
2
3

35

-

3
3
-

1

62
6
56
28
28

8C
2C
6C
25
35

115
23
92
1A
51
25

150
66
8A
15
50
15

131
47
e4
8
59
14

55

46
2A
22
17
5

15
8
7
7
-

88
9
79
77
1

22
3
19
1C
8

17
4
13
11

1A
1A
14
-

69
69
69
-

83
81
~
72

63
63

31
23
4
1A

18
9

9
8
8

2

3
3

9
9
9

_

3

9
9
9

_

2
2

-

-

44

38
3A
29

5A
44
AC

11
10
3

2

4

25
21
21

31
28
27

16
10
8

8

5
4

18
9
9

7 0 . CO
7C. C0

-

WOMEN
BO OK KE EPING-MACHINE OPERATCRS,
CLASS A ----------------------- ------BO OK KE EP IN G- MA CH IN E CPERATCRS,
CLASS B ------------------------------

58

39.5

1 1 1 . 5 0 1 1 C . 50 9 7 . 5 0 - 1 2 5 . 0 0
99.5 0 -1 2 C .5 0
111.00 108.50
1 1 2 . 0 0 1 1 5 . C0 9 5 . 0 0 - 1 2 e . 5 0
1 1 9 . 0 0 1 1 9 . 5C 1 0 7 . 0 0 - 1 3 2 . CO
89.50-121.50
1 0 5 . 0 0 10C.CO

CLERKS, ACCOUNTING, CLASS A -------MA NUFACTURING --------------------NC NM AN UF AC TU RI NG ----------------PUBLIC U T IL IT IE S3--------------RETAIL T R A D E --------------- ----

4 21
177
244
152
51

39.5
39.5
3 9 .C
39.0
39.5

CLERKS, ACCOUNTING, CLASS B -------M A N U F A C T U R I N G -------------- ------NCNMAN UF AC TU RI NG ----------------PUBLIC U T IL IT IE S3 --------------RETAIL TRADE -------------------F I NA NC E4------------------ -------

94 8
293
655
269
25 2
123

39.5
93.00
8 7.50
79.0 0 -1 C 5 .5 0
39.5
8 2 . 0 0 - 9 7 . CO
89.50
p e.so
94.50
8 7 . CO 7 7 . 5 0 - 1 1 2 . 5 0
AC.O
4 0 . 0 1 1 A . 5 0 1 1A.C0 1 0 A . 5 0 - 1 3 1 . 0 0
39.5
82.50
8 2 . CO 7 6 . 0 0 - 8 8 . CO
39.5
7 A . 50
76.00
7 0 .5 0 - 81.50

CLERKS, FILF, CLASS B --------------NONMAN UF AC TU RI NG ----------------PUBLIC U T IL IT IE S3--------------FI NA NC E4--------------------------

295
26 3
57
169

39.5
80.00
39.0
79.50
AO.O 1C 1 . 5 0
3q.O
73.00

CLERKS, FILE, CLASS C --------------NONMAN UF AC TU RI NG ---------- ------F I NA NC E4--------------------------

23 8
22C
160

39.5
39.5
39.0

68.00
68.00
68.00

CLERKS, CRCER ------------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G ---------- ------RETAIL TRADE --------------------

106
78
7A

39.5
39.5
39.5

CLERKS, PAYROLL ---------------------MA NUFACTURING --------------------NCNM AN UF AC TU RI NG ----------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S 3---------------

158
64
94
39

39.5
39.5
39.5
39.0

S e e fo o tn o te s at end of tab le .




~
_
-

~
-

1
1

6 9 . 0 0 - 8 5 . CO
6 8 . 5 0 - 8 3 . CO
9 1 .5 0 -1 1 7 .5 0
6 7 .5 0 - 76.50

_
-

3

67.50
67.50
6 8 . CO

6A .506 5 .006 5 .00-

7 1 . CO
7C.00
7C.50

4
-

59

58
37

108
106
78

81.50
79.50
78.00

78.50
77.50
77.50

7A .007A .0073 .5 0 -

6 7 . CO
83.00
82.50

-

-

2
2
2

2

98.50
98.00
99.00
109.50

97.50
9 6 . CO
98.50
111.C O

85.00-11C .50
85.C 0-1C 8.C 0
85.00-113.50
9 6 . 0 0 - 1 2 5 . CO

_
-

2
1
1

74.50
73.50
1 0 2 . CO
7 1 . CO

8
6
-

2

7
1

6

1

5

1
7
2

1

3
32
10
8

12

4
6
70
A1
29
fc
21
2
21

A1
1A
9
2
3
1

16
16

-

5
4
4

7
4
4

6
6
6

5

16
7
9

15
6
9
4

16
6
1C
5

15
9
6

1
1

18
3

~

13
1
12
12
-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

1
1

2

21

1
1
-

-

-

-

1

4

16
8
8
2

-

1
7

2
2

2

3

1

11
3

8

8
4

6
5

2

3
3
2

8

2

2

3
-

6
5

4
2
2
1

3
3
3

-

12

Table A-la. Office Occupations—
Large Establishments—
Men and Women— Continued
( A v e r a g e s t r a i g h t - t i m e w ee kl y h o u r s and e a r n i n g s f o r s e l e c t e d o c c u p a ti o n s st u d i ed in e s t a b l i s h m e n t s em p l o y in g 500 w o r k e r s o r m o r e ,
by in d u s tr y d iv i s i o n , D a l l a s , T e x . , N o v e m b e r 1968)
W
eekly earnings1
(standard)
Sex,

occupation,

and in d u stry d iv isio n

Number
of

N u m b e r of w o r k e r s r e c e i v i n g s t r a i g h t - t i m e w e e kl y e a r n i n g s of—
t

weekly
(standard)

Mean2

Median2

Middle range 2

s

t

55

60

s
65

$

t

7C

75

80

S
85

*

*

t

90

95

100

*
105

$
110

S
115

S
120

125

$

$
130

*
135

s
140

t

t

160

170

-

150

and

and
un der
60

65

~
*

-

7C

75

80

85

90

95

100

105

110

115

2
2
-

30
30

40
39
37

81
75
~
72

32
31
1
28

43
35
8
27

35
28
15
13

12
5
5

8
3
~
3

13
7
6
i

-

20
20
9

38
38
~
23

54
16
38
1C
28

66
12
54
10
5
30

101
34
67
24
9
34

83
33
50
16
10
24

55
14
41
19
12
10

30
3
27
21
6
-

29
3
26
26

7
5
2
2

"

-

48
8
40
8
29

113
40
73
13
50

75
46
29
6
15

101
86
15
1
10

44
33
11
5
6

11
7
4
i
3

2
2

_

_

18
7
i
2

7
5
i
2

4
2
i

2

1

-

1
1
l

26
9
17
1
12

56
10
46
3
1C
33

83
13
70
8
it
42

132
5C
82
7
ii
58

175
85
90
14
30
40

274
176
98
5
21
71

246
198
48
7
7
33

269
195
74
29
16
29

-

1

5

1

-

1

1

5

1

“

8
8
~

120

125

5

7
3
3

130

135

140

150

9
9
9

-

170 over

160

WOMEN - CCNTIMJEC
o p e r a t o r s --------NCNM AN UF AC TU RI NG -------PURL IC U T I L I T I E S 3-----RETAIL TRADE --------- —

320
26 9
42
21 6

39.5
39.5
39.5
39.5

$
89.50
87.00
1C9.00
83.50

KEYPUNCH OPiRATPRS, CLASS A
MA NU FACTURING -----------N C NM AN UF AC TU RI NG -------—
PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S 3-----RETAIL TRADE ----------F I N A N C E 4-----------------

54 4
124
42C
163
61
16 3

39.5
40.0
39.5
40.0
4C.0
39.0

KEYPUNCH CPIRATORS, CLASS 0
MANOFACI U R I N G -----------NCNM AN UF AC TU RI NG -------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S 3---- —
F INANCI 4-----------------

5 46
2 49
297
51
190

39.5
39.5
39.0
39.5
39.0

OFFICE GIRLS ----------------N C NM AN UF AC TU RI NG ------- —
PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S 3-----F I N A N C E 4-----------------

147
113
27
71

SE C R E T A R I E S 5 ---------------- m a n u f a c t u r i n g -----------NCNM AN UF AC TU RI NG -------PUBLIC UT I L I T I E S 3-----RFTAIL TRADE --------- FI NA NC E4 -----------------

B 4. C0
9 9 . CO
8 3 . CO

$
$
80 .5 0 - 96.50
79 .5 0 - 93.50
9 5 . 5 0 - 1 2 4 . CO
7 8 .5 0 - 89.00

96.00
95.50
96.00
110.50
90.50
67.50

9 4 . CO
9 5 . C0
93.50
1 0 8 . CO
9 4 . CO
88. CO

8 6 .00-103.00
9 0 .5 0 -1 C C .0 0
8 5 .00-104.50
9 7 .00-126.50
8 3 .00-101.50
8 1 .0 0 - 94.50

-

_
-

11

85.50

83.00
80.50
78.00

84.50
9 0 . CO
BC . 5 0
8C.50
7 8 . CO

7 6 .0 0 - 92.50
8 3 .5 0 - 94.00
7 2 .5 0 - 86.50
73 .0 0 - e6.co
7 2 .0 0 - 83.50

_
-

-

44
i
43

84
26
5e

31

46

39.5
39.5
40.0
39.5

71.00
69.00
72.50
66.50

6 9 . CO
67.50
7 1 . CO
64.50

6 4 .5 0 - 75.00
6 3 .5 0 - 72.50
6 7 .0 0 - 74.00
6 2 .5 0 - 68.50

_

43
43
4
38

38
3C
e
22

3C
25

2,319
1,374
9 45
282
149
442

40.0
4C. C
40.0
4C.0
39.5
39.5

115.00
116.50
112.50
127.50
105.00
102.50

1 1 3 . CO 1 0 1 . 5 0 - 1 2 7 . 5 0
113.50 1 0 5 .0 0 -1 2 8 .0 0
1 1 C . 50
9 5 .5 0 -1 2 7 .5 0
1 2 9 . CO 1 1 4 . 5 0 - 1 4 1 . 0 0
1 0 3 . CO 9 6 . 0 0 - 1 1 7 . 0 0
9 1 .0 0 -1 1 5 .0 0
101.50

-

-

_
-

3
2

12

-

12
~
12

SECRETARIES, c l a s s a ---M A N U F A C T U R I N G ---------- NCNM AN UF AC TU RI NG --------

101

39.5
39.5
39.5

1 3 3 . 0 0 1 3 3 . CO 1 2 0 . 0 0 - 1 4 7 . 5 0
1 3 5 . 5 0 1 3 5 . CO 1 2 1 . 5 0 - 1 5 2 . 5 0
130.00 131.50 1 1 8 .5 0 -1 4 2 .5 0

-

_

-

-

*

“

SECRETARIES. CLASS E ---MA NU FACTURING ----------NCNM AN UF AC TU RI NG -------PUBLIC U T IL IT IE S3 ----FI NA N C E 4----------------

469
2 58

128.00
129.00
126.50
135.00
115.00

_
—

2
2
-

-

72
10 3

4C.0
40.0
40.0
40.0
39.5

SECRETARIES, CL AS S C ---MA NU FA CT UR IN G ----------NCNMAN UF AC TU RI NG -------PUBLIC U T IL IT IE S3----RETAIL TRADE ---------f i n a n c e 4----------------

1,148
745
403
96
72
198

40.0
40.0
39.5
4C.0
40.0
39.0

112.00

109.50 1 0 1 .5 0 -1 1 9 .0 0
111.50 109.50 1 0 2 .5 0 -1 1 7 .5 0
1 1 3 . 0 0 1 1 0 . CO 9 9 . 0 0 - 1 2 6 . 0 0
1 3 1 . 5 0 1 3 3 . CO 1 2 2 . 0 0 - 1 4 2 . 5 0
9 8 .0 0 -1 1 3 .0 0
105.00 103.50
102.00 1 0 2 . 5 0 9 2 . 0 0 - 1 1 2 . CO

~
-

SECRETARIES, CLASS C --- N C NM AN UF AC TU RI NG -------FI N A N C E 4----------------

57 2
25 3
129

4C.0
40.0
39.5

108.00
99.00
91.00

1 0 8 . CO
9 5 . CO
91.50

9 4 .0 0 -1 2 1 .5 0
87.0 0 -1 1 C .5 0
8 5 .5 0 - 97.50

-

S T E N C G R A P H E R S , G E N E R A L ---MA NUFACTURING ----------N O NM AN UF AC TU RI NG -------PUBLIC UT I L I T I E S 3----F I N A N C E 4--------------- -

1,011

40.0
40.0
40.0
40.0
39.5

96.00
99.00
91.00
93.00
84.50

9 7 . CO
9 9 . CO
B9.C0
9 1 . CO
83.50

8 9 .50-103.50
94.50-1C 4.C 0
8 1 .5 0 - 99.50
8 3 .00-105.00
7 9 .0 0 - 91.50

_
-

comptom ete r

S e e f o o tn o te s at end of ta b le .




51
50

211

641
3 70
2 68
58

88.00

$

86. CO

1 2 7 . CO
13C.C0
122.50
136.50
1 1 7 . CO

116.5 0 -1 3 e .5 0
119.50-139.00
113.50-139.00
123.00-144.50
105.50-124.50

-

2
2

_
~

11
2

6

1
1

3C

11

11

11
7

-

3
-

-

~
-

-

-

-

3
-

-

_

_

-

-

-

-

i

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

ii

_

6

3

4

_

_

_

ii

-

6

3

4

_

-

_

246
161
e5
17
14
54

152
90
62
32
7
19

127
74
53
26
10
11

174
115
55
4C
6
12

89
58
31
16
3
8

144
81
63
57
1
1

49
30
19
10
1
2

29
15
14
4
3

33
12
21
7
_
1

4
2
2

5
1
4

10
6
4

7
2
5

16
7
5

5
2
3

15
8
7

10
10
-

5
i
4

8
4
4

62
24
38
4
26

51
32
15
4
ii

50
30
20
6
10

67
49
18
5
5

29
21
8
5
2

49
30
19
19

22

2
9

32
14
18
10
8

19
13
6
2
1

19
8
11
4

166
126
40
10
13
17

131
57
34
4
5
25

57
34
23
1C
2
7

42
22
20
12
1
1

36
21
15
11
3
-

33
13
20
10

70
34
36
31
1
-

14
10
4
2
-

-

-

22

10
1

3
l

_

_

-

-

1

2
2

3
i
2

17
16
1

14
4
10

15
2
13

2

2

1

8

11

16
8
8

21
6
15

20
2
18
3
15

105
72
33
1
18
12

198
135
63

~

55
25
30
1
2
25

17
45

170
139
31
4
5
21

15
4
n

-

-

3

8

2
13

_
-

1
1
1

9
9
9

9
8
3

32
28
18

49
39
25

53
44
31

46
37
20

49
18
15

60
5
3

65
12
4

48
9

33
16

28
8

55
17

2
2

12

34
2
32
24
7

32
1
31
17
9

82
27
55
29
18

1C2
33
69
49
7

152
104
48
33

231
198
33
23
7

171
149
22
18
1

84
65
19
17

73
31
42
42

13
10
3
3

8
8
-

12
9
3
3

3
2
1
1

e

-

-

-

12
9
i

-

-

_

_

24
-

_
-

24
24

1

-

18

-

-

3
3

1

3
3
-

-

18
18

1
-

5
4
i

1
-

6
-

_
_
-

_
_

-

6

-

-

-

-

6
_

-

_

_
-

-

5
1
4

_
_

-

-

-

e

-

_

_

14
7
2

“

_

_

_
-

_
-

-

13

Table A-la. Office Occupations—
Large Establishments—
Men and Women— Continued
( A v e r a g e s t r a i g h t - t i m e w e e kl y h o u r s and e a r n i n g s to r s e l e c t e d o c c u p a ti o n s st u d i ed in e s t a b l i s h m e n t s em p l o y in g 500 w o r k e r s o r m o r e ,
by i n d u s tr y d iv i si o n , D a l l a s , T e x . , N o v e m b e r 1968)
W
eekly earnings1
(standard)
Se x , o ccu pa tio n, and in d u s tr y d iv i si o n

Number
of
workers

Average
weekly
hours1
(standard)

N u m b e r of w o r k e r s r e c e i v i n g s t r a i g h t - ti m e w e e k l y e a r n i n g s of»

t
55

Mean2

Median 2

Middle range 2

t

*
60

65

70

75

i
80

t
85

t
90

t
95

*

t
100

105

110

*
115

120

1

t
125

130

IT
135

1AC

1---- i ----- r ~
150

60

75

80

85

90

95

100

3
~
3
2

5
2
3
2

17
10
7
4
3

51
17
3A
7
20

56
15
A1
11
20

A1
9
32
18
8

3
-

7
3
4
i

7
2
5
1

22
1A
8
2

2A
8
16
3

3A
28
6
3

12
12
8

11
11
6

26
26
16

17
15
8

17
15
9

5
5
2

65

70

105

110

115

120

125

130

135

1AO

87.
11
76
6A
6

A5
6
39
23
10

A6
6
A0
30
6

2A
6
18
10
1

A3
3
A0
28
-

15
7
8
1
1

11
6
5
1
-

19
5
1A
12

1A
12
2

12
9
3
3

5
3
2
1

A
2
2
1

2
1
1
-

_
-

1

2
2
2

-

_

1
1

-

-

7

170

over

1
1
1

170

and

13
3

20
15
5
2

160
—

and
un der

1

15C

160

WOMEN - CONT IN UE D
$
108.00
109.50
107.50
107.50
95.50

$
$
$
10A.50
9A.50- 119.00
10 3.CO 90.00- 128.00
10A . 50 96.00- 117.00
10 5 . CO 101.00- 11A.50
9 3 . CO 88.00- 10A.00

-

- ~

-

-

-

-

STENOGRAPHERS. SE NI OR --------------MA NU FA CT UR IN G --------------------NO NM AN UF AC TU RI NG ----------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S 3--------------F I NA NC E4 --------------------------

A9A
118
376
20A
79

AO.O
AO.O
AO.O
AO.O
39.5

SW ITCHBOARD OPERATORS. CLASS A ---M A N U F A C T U R I N G -------------------—
NCNM AN UF AC TU RI NG ----------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S 3---------------

176
103
73
29

AO.O
AO.O
AO.O
AO.O

95.50
9 A. 00
96.50 9A.50
9A.O0
9 1 . CO
98.50 10 1 . CO

86.0089.508A.0091.00-

SWITCHBOARD OPERATORS. CLASS B ---N O NM AN UF AC TU RI NG ----------------RETAIL TRADE --------------------

92
86
51

A1.0
A1.0
39.5

75.00
75.00
73.50

7A.50
7A.C0
7A.C0

70.00- 81.00
69.50- 81.00
69.00- 80.50

SWITCHBOARD C P ER AT OR -R EC EP TI CN IS TS -

73

AO.O

93.00

9C.50

82.00- 9e.co

-

-

i

3

10

10

12

1A

10

3

1

-

_

ii
n
u

16
16
16

29
27
25

37
29
29

25
25
25

27
11
11

10
10
10

4
4
4

1
1
1

_

.

.

.

-

-

-

-

-

6
6

39
1
38
11
27

81
12
69
18
A6

116
56
60
1C
A7

129
A8
81
48
29

262
203
59
51
5

97
85
12
7
4

35
25
10
10

6
5
1
1

8
1
7
7

1
1

~

7
2
5
5

7
i
6
6

89
6
83
68

195
23
172
132

80
1A
66
31

73
25
A8
22

38
23
15
10

13
1C
3

5
2
3
1

9

1

i

l

5

_

2A

18

9

1

i

1

5

-

2A

18

10A.00
106.00
103.00
10A.50

TR AN SC RI BI NG -M AC HI NE OPERATORS.

-

*
-

-

NONMAN UF AC TU RI NG ----------------F I NA NC E4--------------------------

166
1A0
132

39.5
39.5
39.5

85.50
85.00
83.00

83.50
8 3 . CO
82.50

77.50- 91.50
76.50- 89.50
76.00- 89.00

_
-

TYPISTS, CLASS A --------------------MA NU FA CT UR IN G --------------------NCNM AN UF AC TU RI NG ----------------PU BL IC U T IL IT IE S3--------------FI NA NC E4 --------------------------

781
A39
3A2
163
163

AO.O
AO.O
39.5
40.0
39.0

88.50
91.50
85.00
89.50
80.00

9C.50
92.50
85 . CO
89.50
80.50

83.0089.0078.0085.0076.00-

9A.OO
95.50
90.50
93.50
85.00

_
-

TYPISTS. CLASS B --------------------MA NU FACTURING --------------------NONM AN UF AC TU RI NG ----------------F I N A N C E 4--------------------------

559
10A
A55
270

39.5
AO.O
39.5
39.0

81.00
80.50
81.00
73.00

7 A. 50
81.50
7A.C0
72.50

71.007A.0070.5069.50-

83.50
87.CO
81.50
75.00

1
to th e se
2
3
4
5

-

-

~
_
-

-

-

_
-

3
-

10
7

1

1
1

S t a n d a r d h o u r s r e f l e c t the w o rk w ee k f o r which e m p l o y e e s r e c e i v e th e ir r e g u l a r s t r a i g h t - t i m e s a l a r i e s ( e x c l u s i v e of p a y f o r o v e r t i m e at r e g u l a r a n d / o r p r e m i u m r a t e s ) , and the e a r n i n g s c o r r e s p o n d
w e e kl y h o u r s .
F o r de fin it ion of t e r m s , s e e footnote 2, ta b le A - l .
T r a n s p o r t a t i o n , co m m u n i c at io n , and o th er pu b li c u t il it i e s .
F i n a n c e , in s u r a n c e , and r e a l e s t a t e .
M a y in clude w o r k e r s oth er than th o s e p r e s e n t e d s e p a r a t e l y .




14

Table A-2. Professional and Technical Occupations—
Men and Women
( A v e r a g e s t r a i g h t - t i m e w ee kl y h o u r s and e a r n i n g s f o r s e l e c t e d o c c u p a ti o n s s t ud ie d on an a r e a b a s i s
by in d u s tr y d i v i s i o n , D a l l a s , T e x . , N o v e m b e r 1968)
W
eekly earnings1
(standard)

N u m b e r of w o r k e r s re c e i v i n g s t r a i g h t - t i m e weekl y e a r n i n g s of—

$

Average
weekly

S ex , occup ati on, and in d u s tr y di v i si o n

Unde
4
and
80
un der

Middle range 2

(standard)

80

$

85

$

9C

«

95

S

100

$

105

i

110

i

115

S

S

50 9
392
117

40.0
40.0
40.0

173.00 173.50 1 5 8 .0 0 185.50 183.50 1 7 0 . 0 0 1 7 3 . CO 1 5 7 . 0 0 1 8 2 . 0 0 1 8 1 . CO 1 6 1 . 5 0 - 2 2 1 . 5 0

DRAFTSMEN, CLASS B --MA NU FA CT UR IN G ----N O NM AN UF AC TU RI NG —
PUBLIC UTILITIES4

578
462
116
35

40.0
40.0
40.0
40.0

137.00 136.50
1 3 7 . 5 0 1 3 7 . CO
136.00 133.50
1 3 8 . 0 0 1 3 1 . CO

DRAFTSMEN, CLASS C ■
MA NU FACTURING -NONMAN UF AC TU RI NG

482
410
72

40.0
39.5
40.0

DRAF TS ME N- TR AC ER S
MA NU FA CT UR IN G -

134
113

40.0
40.0

73

39.5

95

10 0

105

11 0

115

120

_
-

-

-

-

-

-

-

_
-

2
2

1 2 8 . 0 0 - 1 5 C. C0
130.50-148.50
116.00154.00
119.001 5 3 . CO

113.00 115.50 1 0 2 .5 0 -1 2 4 .0 0
115.00 117.50 11 0 .0 0 -1 2 4 .5 0
102.50
9 8 . CO 9 4 . 0 0 - 1 C 7 . C 0
96.50
9 8 . CO
9 8 . 5 0 1 0 0 . CO

90

9 1 .5 0 9 3 .5 0 -

15
14

1

2
1
1

20
2
18

8

3
5

1C

8
2
1

29
18

11
8

-

1
1
-

107.00 7
1 0 8 . CO

4
4
14

11

120

$

125

*

130

$

)

135

140

i

145

26

22
4

-

-

2

33
14
19

31
23

48
45
3

22
8
14

2

78
78
-

31
24

22
22

11

34
34

1C

125

130

135

140

17C

180

190

—

-

-

—

150

16C

170

180

150

8
i
7

47
46
1

15
15
-

56
4S
7

77
55
22

96
86
1C

123
1C1
22

66

55
54

43
42

92
72
2C
5

34
24

8
6
2
2

ii

4
i
3

5

43
38
5
4

30
23
7

112
100
12

67
67
-

56
56
-

32
27
5

1C
10

7

20

12

2

160

145

2
2

5

15C
“

85

DRAFTSMEN, CLASS A ■
MA NU FA CT UR IN G -NONMANUF AC TU RI NG

$

55

11
1

1
1

1
1

10

2

9
4

200
and

2 00 o v er

36
36
-

38
-

33 8

-

-

-

-

3

8

9

69
67

1C

4

1
1

4

-

-

10

6

-

-

_

_

2
2

-

-

-

4

3

-

_

_

-

-

_
-

*

-

-

~

-

*

3

WOMEN
NURSES,

INDUSTRIAL

( REGISTERED 1

132.00

1 3 1 . CO 1 2 6 . 0 0 - 1 3 9 . 0 0

3

2

3

1 S ta n d a r d h o u r s r e f l e c t the w o rk w ee k f o r which e m p l o y e e s r e c e i v e t h e ir r e g u l a r s t r a i g h t - t i m e s a l a r i e s ( e x c l u s i v e o f p a y f o r o v e r t i m e a t r e g u l a r a n d / o r p r e m i u m r a t e s ) , and the e a r n i n g s c o r r e s p o n d
to th e s e we e kl y h o u r s .
2 F o r de finition o f t e r m s , s*ee footnote 2, t a b le A - l .
3 W o r k e r s w e r e d i s t r i b u t e d a s f o ll o w s :
36 a t $ 220 to $ 2 3 0 an d 2 a t $ 2 3 0 to $ 2 4 0 .
4 T r a n s p o r t a t i o n , c o m m u n i c a t io n , and o th er pu b li c u t il it i e s .




15

Table A-2a. Professional and Technical Occupations—
Large Establishments—
Men and Women
( A v e r a g e s t r a i g h t - t i m e w ee kl y h o u r s and e a r n i n g s f o r s e l e c t e d o c c u p a ti o n s st u d i ed in e s t a b l i s h m e n t s em p l o y in g 500 w o r k e r s o r m o r e ,
by in d u s tr y d iv i s i o n , D a l l a s , T e x . , N o v e m b e r 1968)
W
eekly earnings1
(standard)
S ex, o ccu pa tio n, and in du s tr y d iv i si o n

Number
of

weekly
hours1
(standard)

Mean2

Median2

Middle range 2

N u m b e r of w o r k e r s r e c e i v i n g s t r a i g h t ti m e w e e k l y e a r n i n g s o

1

t

t

90
Unde r
t
and
90
un der
95

95

t
10C

S
105

110

t

s
115

t
12C

$
125

$

»
130

135

s
140

$
145

S
150

$
155

S

*
16C

165

t
17C

t
18C

$
190

20C
and

10C

105

110

115

120
1
1

125

130

140

145

150

155

160

165

170

18C

190

2C0

o v er

I

1

135

5
5

11
11

12
12

24
24

23
23

22
19

58
58

62
55

27
27

i
-

38
37

41
40

43
42

50
45

27
27

21
21

3
3

fc
6

2
2

-

5

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

2

1

1

2

-

-

-

-

MEN
CRAFTSMEN, CLASS A ------------------MA NU FACTURING ---------------------

249
237

40.0
40.0

$
$
$
$
1 7 2 . 5 0 1 7 4 . CO 1 6 1 . 5 0 - 1 8 5 . 5 0
172.00 173.50 1 6 1 .0 0 -1 8 5 .0 0

DRAFTSMEN, CL AS S B ------------------MA NU FA CT UR IN G --------------------NCNMANUFACTURING:
PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S 3---------------

35 0
321

40.0
40.0

1 4 1 . 5 0 1 4 2 . CO 1 3 2 . 5 0 - 1 5 2 . 0 0
1 4 2 . 5 0 1 4 3 . CO 1 3 3 . 5 0 - 1 5 2 . 5 0

_

29

40.0

128.50

1 2 5 . CO 1 1 8 . 0 0 - 1 4 2 . 5 0

-

-

1 2 0 . CO 1 1 3 . 0 0 - 1 2 6 . CC
12C.50 1 1 4 .0 0 -1 2 6 .5 0

6
2

6

9 5 .5 0 -1 0 8 .5 0
9 6 .5 0 -1 0 8 .5 0

8
2

DRAFTSMEN, CL AS S C ------------------MANUFA CT UR IN G ---------------------

331
31 8

40.0
40.0

118.00
119.00

D R AF TS ME N- TR AC ER S -------------------MANUFA CT UR IN G ---------------------

101

100.00

95

40.0
40.0

103.50
1 0 1 . 5 0 1 0 5 . CO

64

40.0

131.50

-

-

2
1

“

-

“

1
1

5
3

9

-

-

2

8

A

2

A

1

1

1

6

9

5

4

3C
27

8

42
40

fc9
69

67
67

56
56

27
27

10
10

1
1

2
2

15
15

22
22

9
9

34
34

10
1C

3
3

-

1

3

1

2

7

18

10

8

6

1

-

_

-

8
1

12
4

16

12

16
14

6C
56

_
-

WOMEN
NURSES,
1
to th e s e
2
3

INDUSTRIAL

(REGISTERED) ---

13C.C0

125.50-138.50

-

1

S t a n d a r d h o u r s r e f l e c t the w o rk w e e k f o r which e m p l o y e e s r e c e i v e t h e ir r e g u l a r s t r a i g h t - t i m e s a l a r i e s ( e x c l u s i v e of pay f o r o v e r t i m e at r e g u l a r a n d / o r p r e m i u m r a t e s ) , and the e a r n i n g s c o r r e s p o n d
weekly hours.
F o r de fin it ion of t e r m s , s e e footnote 2, t a b le A - l .
T r a n s p o r t a t i o n , c o m m u n i c a t io n , and o th er pu bli c u t il it i e s .




16

Table A-3. Office, Professional, and Technical Occupations—
Men and Women Combined---Continued
( A v e r a g e s t r a i g h t - t i m e we e kl y h o u r s and e a r n i n g s f o r s e l e c t e d o c c u p a ti o n s st ud ie d on an a r e a b a s i s
by in d u s tr y di v i si o n , D a l l a s , T e x . , N o v e m b e r 1968)
Av rage

Av'rage

Occupation and industry division

OFFICE OCCUPA TI ON S

Number
of

Weekly Weekly
hours 1
(standard (standard)

- CO NTINUED
699
66
633
61
79
351

$
39.0
78.00
39.5
79.50
39.0
78.00
39.5 100.00
38.0
67.50
39.0
72.50

clerks, file, class

868
8A 2
25
693

39.5
39.5
40.0
39.0

------------N O NM AN UF AC TU RI NG --------------PUBLIC L T I L I T I E S 2------------FINANCE 3--------------------- —

Weekly
Weekly
hours 1 earnings 1
(standard) (
standard)

67.50
67.50
73.50
66.50

CLERKS, CRDFR ---------------------MANUFA CT UR IN G ------------------N C NM AN UF AC TU RI NG ------------- —
RETAIL TRADE -----------------

892
20A
688
89

AC. 0 103.00
AO . 0 IC2.00
40.0 103.00
39.5
80.50

CLERKS, PAYRCLL -------------------MANUFA CT UR IN G ---------------- —
N C NM AN UF AC TU RI NG --------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S 2------------RETAIL TRADE ----------------FINANCt 3--------------------- —

522
2 lC
312
7C
70
66

39.5
AC . 0
39.5
39.0
AO. 0
39.5

C O MP TO ME TE R OP ERATORS ------------MA NU FACTURING ------------------NCNM AN UF AC TU RI NG --------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S 2------------RETAIL TRADE -----------------

450
97
353
57
219

39.5
91.50
39.5 102.00
39.5
88.50
39.5 111.50
39.5
83.00

KE YPUNCH CPFRATORS, CLASS A ----MA NUFACTURING — ---------------N C N M A N UF AC TU RI NG --------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S 2------------RETAIL TRADE ----------------FINANCE 3-----------------------

988
19 A
79 A
207
131
292

39.5
95.50
40.0
9A.50
39.5
95.50
40.0 108.50
51.50
38.5
39.0
90.00

KEYPUNCH OPERATORS, CLASS B ----MANUFA CT UR IN G ------------------NCNM AN UF AC TU RI NG --------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S 2------------FINANCE 3-----------------------

978
304
674
51
455

39.0
39.5
39.0
39.5
38.5

82.50
88.00
80.00
80.50
78.00

OFFICF BOYS AND GI R L S -------------m a n u f a c t u r i n g ------------------NONM AN UF AC TU RI NG --------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S 2------------FINANCE 3-----------------------

537
112
425
54
277

39.5
40.0
39.5
39.5
39.0

73.00
78.50
72.00
7A.5C
69.50

SECRETARIF S4------------------------MA NU FACTURING ------------------N O NM AN UF AC TU RI NG --------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S 2------------RETAIL TRADE -----------------FINANCE 3-----------------------

4,195
1,798
2,397
418
378
1,082

39.5
40.0
39.5
40.0
39.5
39. C

111.00
113.50
109.50
126.50
96.00
103.00

100.50
101.50
ICO.00
115.00
91.00
96.00

SE C R E T A R I E S 4 - CC NT IN UE C
SECRETARIES, CLASS A MA NU FA CT UR IN G -------NONM AN UF AC TU RI NG ----RETAIL TRADE ------FINANCE 3-------------

Occupation and industry division

OF FICE OC CU PA TI ON S

OFFICE OCCU PA TI ON S - CO NTINUED

CLERKS, FILE, CLASS B ------------MA NU FA CT UR IN G ------------------N C NM AN UF AC TU RI NG ------------ —
PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S 2------------RETAIL TRADE ----------------FINANCF 3----------------------c

Occupation and industry division

Number
o
f

274
96
178
5C
75

39.5
39.5
39.5
39.5
39.5

$
122.50
125.00
121.00
97.00
130.50

SECRETARIFS, CLASS B
MA NU FACTURING — --NONM AN UF AC TU RI NG —
PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S 2
RETAIL TRADE ---FINANCE 3-----------

1,033
392
64 1

39.5
39.5
39.5
40.0
39.5
39.5

117.50
122.00
115.00
137.00
96.50
109.50

SECRETARIES, CLASS C
MA NU FACTURING -----NCNM AN UF AC TU RI NG —
PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S 2
RETAIL TRADE ---FINANCE 3-----------

1,668

412

39.5
A 0.0
35.5
40.0
39.0
39.0

110.00
l 10.50
110.00
126.00
100.50
102.00

SECRETARIES, CLASS C
MA NU FACTURING -----N O NM AN UF AC TU RI NG -PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S 2
RETAIL TRADE ----FINANCE 3-----------

1,169
468
701
98
79
299

40.0
40.0
39.5
40.0
40.0
39.0

104.00
109.00
101.00
119.00
88.00
91.00

STENOGRAPHERS, GENERAL
MA NU FACTURING -----NCNM AN UF AC TU RI NG —
PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S 2
RETAIL TRADE ----F I N A N C F 3-----------

1,716
826
890
302
85
169

40.0
40.0
39.5
AC. 0
39.0
38.5

9A.00
98.50
90.50
93.50
83.00
89.00

STENOGRAPHERS, SENICR
MA NU FA CT UR IN G -----NONM AN UF AC TU RI NG —
PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S 2
F I N A N C E 3----------

1,041
154
887
264
195

AC • 0
AO. 0
AC • 0
AO •0
39.5

IC6.50
105.50
1C6.50
l 10.00
56.00

111

138
296

84 1
827
158

1 11

Number
of

W
eekly
W
eekly
earnings 1
(standard) (standard)

- CONT IN UE D

TABULA TI NG -M AC HI NE OPERATORS,
CLASS A ----------------------------N O NM AN UF AC TU RI NG ---------------

125
92

$
39.5 127.00
39.5 128.50

TABULA TI NG -M AC HI NE O P E R A T O R S ,
CLASS 3 ----------------------------N O N M A N UF AC TU RI NG --------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S 2-------------

139
111
30

39.5 106.00
39.5 106.00
39.5 116.00

TA BU LA TI NG -M AC HI NE CPERATCRS,
CLASS C ----------------------------N O N M A N UF AC TU RI NG ---------------

83
72

39.5
39.5

80.00
77.00

T R A N SC RI EI NG -M AC HI NE CPERATCRS,
GENERAL -------------------------MANUFA CT UR IN G ---------------N C NM AN UF AC TU RI NG ------------FI NA NC E3---------------------

713
62
651
528

39.5
39.5
39.5
39.0

83.00
98.50
82.00
80.00

TYPISTS, CLASS A ---------------m a n u f a c t u r i n g ---------------N C NM AN UF AC TU RI NG ------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S 2---------FI NA NC E3 ---------------------

1,167
466
701
176
3 3A

39.5
40.0
39.5
40.0
39.0

87.00
92.00
83.50
89.50
77.50

TYPISTS, CLASS B ---------------MANUFA CT UR IN G ---------------N O NM AN UF AC TU RI NG ------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S 2 ---------RETAIL TRADE --------------FI NA NC E3 ---------------------

1,553
285
1,268
201
72
79 A

39.5
79.00
40.0
86.50
39.5
77.00
AC. 0 103.50
40.5
77.00
39.0
70.50

draftsmen, class

a ------------------M A N U F A C T U R I N G ---------------- ,
---NONMAN UF AC TU RI NG -----------------

514
393
121

40.0 172.50
AO. 0 170.00
40.0 180.50

PROFESSIONAL AND TECHNICAL
OC CUPATIONS

SWITCHBOARD OPERATORS, CLASS A ---MA NU FA CT UR IN G --------------------NONM AN UF AC TU RI NG ----------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S 2--------------F I N A N C E 3--------------------------

202
61
107

40.0
95.00
40.0
96.50
39.5
93.50
40.0 102.00
39.5
88.00

DRAFTSMEN, CLASS B ------------------MA NU FA CT UR IN G --------------------NCNMAN UF AC TU RI NG ----------------PUBLIC U T IL IT IE S2 ---------------

605
472
133
41

40.0
40.0
40.0
40.0

SW ITCHBOARC OPERATORS, CLASS B ---NONM AN UF AC TU RI NG ----------------RETAIL TRADE --------------------

252
248
115

41.5
A 1• 5
40.0

7A.00
74.00
73.00

CRAFTSMEN, CLASS C ------------------MA NUFACTURING --------------------NCNM AN UF AC TU RI NG -----------------

506
427
79

40.0 113.00
39.5 115.00
40 . C 103.00

SW ITCHBOARD C P ER AT OR -R EC EP TI CN IS TS MA NU FACTURING --------------------N O NM AN UF AC TU RI NG ----------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S 2--------------F I NA NC E3--------------------------

504
191
313
34
77

4C.0
89.50
39.5
91.00
40.0
89.00
40.0 104.50
38.5
85.50

CRAFTS ME N- TR AC ER S -------------------MA NUFACTURING ---------------------

156
129

4C.0
40.0

325
123

NURSES,

INDUSTRIAL

(REGISTERED) ---

73

137.00
137.50
135.50
135.50

97.00
99.50

39.5 132.00

1 S t a n d a r d h o u r s r e f l e c t the w o r k w e e k f o r which e m p l o y e e s r e c e i v e t h e ir r e g u l a r s t r a i g h t - t i m e s a l a r i e s ( e x c l u s iv e of pa y f o r o v e r t i m e at r e g u l a r a n d / o r p r e m i u m r a t e s ) , and the e a r n i n g s
c o r r e s p o n d to th e s e w e e k l y h o u r s .
2 T r a n s p o r t a t i o n , c o m m u n i c a t io n , and o the r pu bli c u ti l it i e s .
3 F i n a n c e , i n s u r a n c e , and r e a l e s t a t e .
4 M a y inc lu de w o r k e r s o th er than th o se p r e s e n t e d s e p a r a t e l y .




17

Table A-3a. Office, Professional, and Technical Occupations—
Large Establishments—
Men and Women Combined
( A v e r a g e s t r a i g h t - t i m e w e e kl y h o u r s an d e a r n i n g s f o r s e l e c t e d o cc u p a ti o n s s t ud ie d in e s t a b l i s h m e n t s e m p lo y in g 500 w o r k e r s o r m o r e ,
by in d u s t r y d iv i si o n , D a l l a s , T e x . , N o v e m b e r 1968)
Average

O cc up ati on and in d u s tr y d iv i s i o n

Number
of

Weekly
Weekly
hours 1 earnings 1
(standard] (standard)

O ccu pa ti on and in d u s tr y d iv i s i o n

O F F IC E OCCUPATIONS

O F F IC E OCCUPATIONS
BOOKKEEPING-MACHINE OPERATORS,
C LA SS A -----------------------------------------

Average

-

4 0 .0

BOOKKEEPING-MACHINE OPERATORS,
C LA SS B -----------------------------------------

63

3 9 .5

C L E R K S , ACCOUNTING, CL A SS A —
MANUFACTURING ------------------------NONMANUFACTURING — --------------P U BL IC U T I L I T I E S --------------R E TA IL TRADE ---------------------FI NANCE3 --------------------------------

604
204
400
249
89
55

3 9.5
3 9.5
3 9 .5
3 9.0
4 0 .0
3 9.5

1 1 6.00
115.00
116.00
120.50
117.00
96.5 0

C L E R K S , ACCOUNTING, C LA SS B —
MANUFACTURING -----------------------NONMANUFACTURING ------------------P U BLI C U T I L I T I E S 2 --------------RE T A IL TRADE ----------------------FINANCE3 --------------------------------

1,058
314
744
339
259
131

3 9.5
3 9.5
4 0.0
4 0 .0
3 9.5
3 9.5

93.5 0
9 0 .0 0
95 .0 0
111.50
83.00
76.00

C L E R K S , F I L E , C L A S S B --------------NONMANUFACTURING ------------------P U BL IC U T I L I T I E S 2 --------------FINANCE3 --------------------------------

302
270
59
174

39.0
3 9 .0
3 9.5
3 9.0

8 0 .0 0
79.5 0
1 01.00
7 3 .5 0

C L E R K S , F I L E , C LA SS C --------------NONMANUFACTURING ------------------FINANCE3 --------------------------------

238
22C
160

3 9.5
3 9.5
3 9.0

68.0 0
6 8 .0 0
68.0 0

C L E R K S , ORDER -----------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ------------------R E TA IL TRAOE ----------------------

134
93
75

4 0 .0
3 9.5
3 9.5

9 0 .5 0
9 0 .5 0
78.5 0

C L E R K S , PAYROLL -------------------------MANUFACTURING -----------------------NCNMANUFACTURING ------------------P U BL IC U T I L I T I E S 2 ---------------

178
68
110
55

3 9.5
3 9.5
3 9.5
3 9.0

101.50
1 00.50
1 02.00
1 12.00

COMPTOMETER OPERATORS --------------NONMANUFACTURING ------------------P U BL IC U T I L I T I E S 2 --------------R E TA IL TRADE -----------------------

320
269
42
216

3 9.5
3 9.5
3 9.5
3 9 .5

89 .5 0
87 .0 0
1 09.00
83 .5 0

KEYPUNCH OPERATORS, C LA SS A —
MANUFACTURING ------------------------NCNMANUFACTURING ------------------P U BL IC U T I L I T I E S 2 --------------RE T A IL TRADE ----------------------FINANCE3 --------------------------------

544
124
420
163
61
163

39.5
4 0 .0
39.5
4 C .0
40.0
3 9.0

96.0 0
95 .5 0
96 .0 0
1 10.50
90.5 0
87.50

Weekly
Weekly
hours 1 earnings 1
standard) (standard)

O F F IC E BOYS AND G I R L S ---------------------MANUFACTURING -----------------------------NONMANUFACTURING -----------------------PU BL IC U T I L I T I E S 2 --------------------FINANCE --------------------------------------

Average

546
249
297
51
190

3 9.5
3 9 .5
39.0
39.5
39.0

85.50
88 .0 0
83 .0 0
80.5 0
78.0 0

245
81
164
45
97

3 9 .5
4 0 .0
3 9.5
3 9.5
3 9.5

71.5 0
7 5 .0 0
69.5 0
73.0 0
67.0 0

Number
of

O ccupation and industry div isio n

O F F IC E OCCUPATIONS -

CONTINUED

$
! KEYPUNCH OPFRATORS, CL A SS B --------8 7 .5 0
MANUFACTURING -----------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ------------------------PU B L IC U T I L I T I E S 2 --------------------8 5 .0 0
FINANCE3 --------------------------------------

50

Number
of

Weekly
Weekly
hours 1 earnings1
(standard) (standard)

CONTINUED

SWITCHBOARD OPERATORS, CL ASS A ------MANUFACTURING ------------ *-------------------NCNMANUFACTURING ---------------------------P U BL IC U T I L I T I E S 2-------------------------

176
103
73
29

4 0 .0
4 0 .0
4 0 .0
4 0 .0

$
95 .5 0
96.5 0
9 4 .0 0
9 8 .5 0

SWITCHBOARC o p e r a t o r s , c l a s s b ------NCNMANUFACTURING ---------------------------R E TA IL TRADE --------------------------------

92
88
51

4 1 .0
4 1 .0
3 9.5

75.0 0
75.00
7 3 .5 0

4 0 .0

93 .0 0

2 ,3 2 8
1 ,374
954
291
149
442

4 0 .0
4 0 .0
4 0 .0
4 0 .0
3 9.5
3 9.5

1 15.00
116.50
1 13.00
1 27.50
105.00
1 02.50

S E C R E T A R I E S , C L A S S A -----------------MANUFACTURING -----------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ------------------------

101
51
50

3 9.5
3 9.5
3 9.5

1 3 3.00
1 3 5.50
130.00

S E C R E T A R I E S , C L A S S B -----------------MANUFACTURING -----------------------------NCNMANUFACTURING -----------------------P U BL IC U T I L I T I E S 2-------------------F INA N CE3 --------------------------------------

473
258
215
76
103

4 0 .0
4 0 .0
4 0 .0
4 0 .0
3 9 .5

128.00
129.00
127.00
136.00
1 15.00

S E C R E T A R I E S , C L A S S C -----------------MANUFACTURING -----------------------------NONMANUFACTURING -----------------------PU BL IC U T I L I T I E S 2-------------------RE T A IL TRAOE ---------------------------FI NANCE3 --------------------------------------

1,151
745
406
99
72
198

4 0 .0
4 0 .0
3 9 .5
4 0 .0
4 C .0
3 9 .0

1 12.00
1 11.50
1 13.00
131.50
1 05.00
102.00

S E C R E T A R I E S , C L A S S C -----------------NCNMANUFACTURING -----------------------FINANCE3 --------------------------------------

572
253
129

AC. 0
4 C .0
39.5

1 08.00
99 .0 0
91 .0 0

STENOGRAPHERS, GENERAL -----------------MANUFACTURING -----------------------------NONMANUFACTURING -----------------------P U BL IC U T I L I T I E S 2-------------------FINANCE3 --------------------------------------

1 ,012
641
371
269
58

4 0 .0
4 0 .0
4 0 .0
4 C .0
3 9.5

96.0 0
99 .0 0
91.0 0
93 .0 0
84.50

STENOGRAPHERS, SENIOR -------------------MANUFACTURING -----------------------------NCNMANUFACTURING -----------------------P U BL IC U T I L I T I E S 2-------------------FI NANCE3 --------------------------------------

494
118
376
204
79

4 0 .0
4 0 .0
4 C .0
4 0.0
39 .5

108.00
1 0 9.50
107.50
107.50
95 .5 0

73
66

3 9.5

109.50

28

3 9.5

1 1 7.50

TRANSCRIBING-MACHINE OPERATORS,
GENERAL -------------------------------------------------NCNMANUFACTURING ---------------------------FINANCE3 ------------------------------------------

166
140
13 2

3 9 .5
3 9.5
3 9.5

8 5 .5 0
8 5 .0 0
83.00

T Y P I S T S , C LA SS A ---------------------------------MANUFACTURING ---------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------------------P U BL IC U T I L I T I E S 2-----------------------F IN A N C E3------------------------------------------

789
439
35C
1 71
163

4 0.0
4 0 .0
3 9.5
4C .0
3 9.0

8 8 .5 0
91.5 0
8 5 .0 0
8 9 .5 0
8 0 .0 0

T Y P I S T S , C L A S S B ---------------------------------MANUFACTURING ---------------------------------NONMANUF 4 C T U R I N G ---------------------------PU BL IC U T I L I T I E S 2-----------------------F I N A N C E : -----------------------------------------

600
104
A 96
178
270

3 9 .5
4 C .0
3 9.5
4 0 .0
3 9 .0

8 4 .0 0
8 0 .5 0
85.00
104.50
73.0 0

DRAFTSMEN, C L A S S A -----------------------------m a n u f a c t u r i n g ----------------------------------

252
238

4 0 .0
4 0 .0

1 72.50
172.00

craftsm en,

S E C R E T A R I E S 4 ---------------------------------------MANUFACTURING -----------------------------NCNMANUFACTURING -----------------------PU BL IC U T I L I T I E S 2--------------------R E T A IL TRADE ---------------------------FIN A N C E3 --------------------------------------

SWITCHBOARD O PE R A T O R - R E C E P T I O N IS T STABULATING-MACHINE OPERATORS,
C LA SS B -------------------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING:
PU BLI C U T I L I T I E S 2-------------------------

c l a s s B -----------------------------MANUFACTURING ---------------------------------NCNMANUFACTURING:
P U BL IC U T I L I T I E S 2-------------------------

366
331

AC.O
AO . 0

1 41.00
142.50

35

4C.C

1 27.50

CRAFTSMEN, C LA SS C -----------------------------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------

355
335

4 C .0
4 0 .0

1 18.00
1 19.00

DRAFTSMEN-TRACERS -------------------------------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------

121
111

4 0 .0
4 0 .0

IC O .00
1 C 2.00

6A

4C.C

1 31.50

PRO FESSIONAL AND TECHNICAL
OCCUPATIONS

N U R SE S,

IN DUSTR IAL

(REGISTERED)

-----

S ta n d a rd h o u rs r e f le c t the w o rk w eek fo r w hich e m p lo y e e s r e c e iv e th e ir r e g u l a r s t r a ig h t- tim e s a l a r i e s (e x c lu s iv e o f p a y fo r o v e r t im e a t r e g u la r a n d /o r p r e m iu m r a t e s ) , and the e a r n in g s
c o r r e sp o n d to th e se w eekly h o u r s .
2 T r a n s p o r t a t io n , c o m m u n ic a tio n , and o th e r p u b lic u t il it i e s .
3 F in a n c e , in s u r a n c e , and r e a l e s t a t e .
M ay in clu d e w o r k e r s o th er th an th o se p r e s e n t e d s e p a r a t e ly .




18

Table A-4. Maintenance and Powerplant Occupations
( A v e r a g e s t r a i g h t - t i m e h o ur ly e a r n i n g s f o r m e n in s e l e c t e d o c c u p a ti o n s st u d i e d on an a r e a b a s i s
by i n d u s tr y d iv i si o n , D a l l a s , T e x . , N o v e m b e r 1968)
N u m b e r of w o r k e r s r e c e i v i n g s t r a i g h t - t i m e h o ur ly e a r n i n g s of—

Hourly earnings 1

O cc u pa ti on and in d u s t r y d iv i s i o n

Number
of
workers

Mean2

Middle range 2

*
1.90

$
2 .0 0

S
*
2 . 1C 2 . 2 C

*
2 .3 0

$
2 .4 0

t
2 .5 0

$
2 .6 0

$
2 .7 0

*
2 .8 0

$
3 .0 0

1
3 .20

t
3 .40

S
3 .6 0

$
3 .8 0

$
4.C C

$
4 .2 0

$
4 .40

$
4 .6 0

4 .8 0

S
5 .00

1 .90

2 .0 0

2 .1 0

2 .2 0

2 .3C

2 .4 0

2 .5 0

2 .6 0

2 .7 0

2 .8 0

3 .0 0

3 .2 0

3.4 0

3.6C

3 .80

4 .0 0

4 .2 0

4 .4 0

4 .6 0

4.8C

5 .00

5 .20

10

1

8
7

7
1

4
i

16
10

1
1

17
12

19
16

3
-

2
2

i
i

4

_

1

-

14
8
6

29
23
6

61
33
28

28
23
5

55
43
12

42
39
3

14
13
1

43
1C
33

15
15
"

23
23
"

4
4
“

-

*

2
2
*

30
30

1

70
Median 2

$
1 .80

14
14

14

48
25
23
15

19
4
15
5

16
7

18
1
17
3

30
16
14
1

31
26
5
-

5
5
l

20
2
18
17

2
2
-

5
5
-

-

10
10
-

8
8

_

_

_

_

_

_

-

-

-

-

4
4

-

-

2
2

-

-

1
1

_

-

-

-

_

3

_

_

_

_

_

_

_

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

_

-

_

nd
der
80

93
51

$
3 .4 3
3 .5 6

$
3.5 9
3 .7 3

$
2 .8 9 3 .2 4 -

$
3 .84
3 .84

E L E C T R I C I A N S , MAINTENANCE MANUFACTURING ------------------NONMANUFACTURING — ----------

361
266
95

3.6 5
3 .72
3 .4 7

3 .5 7
3 .60
3 .52

3 .0 8 3 .2 4 3 .C 4 -

4 .0 8
4 .2 4
4 .0 3

-

EN G IN EE R S, STATIONARY ---------MANUFACTURING ------------------NONMANUFACTURING -------------P U BLI C U T I L I T I E S 3 ----------

302
102
200
47

3 .23
3 .6 7
3 .01
3 .5 4

3 .0 7
3 .76
2 .88
3 .38

2 .6 4 2 .8 9 2 .4 3 2 .9 8 -

3 .7 9
3 .9 7
3 .5 5
4 .2 4

_

FIREM EN , STATIONARY BOILER
MANUFACTURING -------------------

62
62

2 .6 7
2 .6 7

2 .46
2 .46

2 .4 2 2 .4 2 -

2 .6 3
2 .6 3

*

H E L P E R S , MAINTENANCE TRADES
MANUFACTURING -------------------NONMANUFACTURING — ---------P U BL IC U T I L I T I E S 3----------

241
139
102
95

2 .4 8
2 .4 8
2 .4 8
2 .5 0

2 .4 9
2 .4 5
2 .51
2 .51

2 .1 9 1 .9 8 2 .4 3 2 .4 4 -

2 .7 0
3.02
2 .5 9
2 .5 9

5
2
3
3

M A C H I N IS T S ,

MANUFACTURING ----- ------

175
115

3 .2 0
3 .32

2 .99
3.35

2 .8 6 2 .8 3 -

3 .5 5
3 .61

MECHANICS, AUTOMOTIVE
(MAINTENANCE) ----------------------MANUFACTURING ------------------NONMANUFACTURING -------------P U B LI C U T I L I T I E S 3 ----------

837
195
642
591

3.41
3.35
3 .42
3 .42

3 .6 3
3 .1 5
3 .6 7
3 .6 7

2 .9 3 2 .8 6 2 .9 6 2 .9 6 -

3 .8 2
3 .74
3 .8 8
3 .91

MECHANICS, MAINTENANCE -------MANUFACTURING --------------------

897
838

3 .27
3 .2 4

3 .20
3 .1 3

2 .8 7 2 .8 7 -

3 .6 0
3 .5 0

O IL E R S --------------------------------------MANUFACTURING --------- ----------

153
153

2 .8 5
2 .8 5

2 .8 8
2 .8 8

2 .8 1 2 .8 1 -

2 .9 7
2 .9 7

P A I N T E R S , MAINTENANCE ---------MANUFACTURING --------------------

83
67

3 .38
3 .4 4

3 .5 6
3.69

2 .8 5 2 .8 8 -

3 .7 5
3 .7 7

_

-

-

“

TOOL AND DIE MAKERS -------------MANUFACTURING --------------------

221
221

4 .0 0
4 .0 0

4 .1 2
4 .1 2

3 .6 1 3 .6 1 -

4 .4 2
4 .4 2

C AR PEN TE RS. MAINTENANCE
MANUFACTURING ------------

MAINTENANCE ------

-

-

-

-

-

_

-

-

21

21

22

21

21

22

4
4
-

_

_

36
36

2
2

-

46
11
35
35

39
8
31
29

19
6
13
12

3
3
3

8
5
3
3

45
45

-

-

3
3

-

-

-

“

1
1

_

2
2

-

32
24

60
14

14
12

13
13

21
21

19
19

1
1

5
1

4
4

20
4
16
14

143
44

61
27
34
30

13
6
7
3

245
15
230
217

154
10
1 44
1 31

27
3
24
24

-

9

*
11
8
3
3

_

“

9

30
30
“

7
3
4
*

8
8
-

6
6
-

-

_

_

_

3

9

~
-

-

-

-

-

3
3

9

-

_

_

_

-

-

18
18

_

-

-

_

_

-

*

“

9

-

E x c l u d e s p r e m i u m p a y f o r o v e r t i m e and f o r w o rk on w e e k e n d s , h o l i d a y s , and la te sh if ts
F o r de fin it ion of t e r m s , s e e footnote 2, t a b le A - l .
T r a n s p o r t a t io n , co m m u n ic a tio n , and o th er p u b lic u t il it i e s .




t

4
4

_

-

19

11
7
4
4

9
5

2
2

7
7

6

.

-

-

37
17
20
20

13
13

-

89

43
35
8
3

-

9
9

19
16

22
22

57
57

30
27

105
105

186
18 6

97
92

1 30
1 24

84
83

7
6

5e
18

46
46

25
29

_

4
4

2
2

4
4

22
22

1
1

_

96
96

14
14

3
3

4
4

3
3

_

-

_

_

-

4
4

3

-

_

5
4

19
9

28
28

_

-

_

-

4
4

-

-

8
6

-

-

-

-

-

1
1

7
7

27
27

8
8

19
19

9
9

43
43

30
30

59
59

-

-

-

99

20
20

6
6

-

-

“

14
4
10
10

19
19

13

14

-

6

6

20
20

-

_
-

-

-

_

-

“

-

-

-

-

-

_

_

"

-

6
6

-

19

Table A-4a. Maintenance and Powerplant Occupations—
Large Establishments
(A v e r a g e s t r a ig h t - t im e h o u rly e a r n in g s fo r m e n in s e le c t e d o c c u p a tio n s stu d ie d in e s ta b lis h m e n ts em p lo y in g 500 w o r k e r s o r m o r e ,
b y in d u s try d iv isio n , D a l la s , T e x ., N o v em b e r 1968)
N u m b e r of w o r k e r s r e c e iv in g s t r a ig h t- tim e h o u rly e a r n in g s of—

Hourly eamings 1

O ccu p a tio n and in d u s tr y d iv isio n

Number
of
workers

S
t
$
t
1.90 2 .0 0 2 .1 0 2 .20

Mean2

Median 2

Middle range 2

1
2.60

1
2.70

2.80

.90

.00

$
3.10

1
3.20

t
S
$
3.80 4 .0 0 4 .2 0

4.40

t

$
.60 4.80

• 3C 2 . 40 2 . 5 0 2 . 6 0

2.70

2.8C 2 .9 0

.00

.10

3.20

3 . 4 0 3 . 6 0 3 . 8 0 4 .C C 4 . 2 0 4 . 4 0

4.60

.80 5.00

Under
and
$
1 . 9 0 under
2.00

2.10 2.20

MAINTENANCE ------

64

$
3 .55

$
3 .6 9

$
3 .0 3 -

$
3 .8 5

E L E C T R I C I A N S , MAINTENANCE —
MANUFACTURING -------------------NCNMANUFACTURING --------------

221
163
58

3 .84
3 .8 9
3 .69

3 .8 9
3 .8 4
4 .0 1

3 .4 5 3 .4 5 3 .3 9 -

4 .2 5
4 .4 3
4 .0 6

_

_

-

-

E N G IN E E R S, STATIONARY ---------MANUFACTURING -------------------NCNMANUFACTURING -------------P U BL IC U T I L I T I E S 3 ----------

150
76
74
32

3 .60
3 .68
3 .52
3 .82

3 .7 4
3 .7 8
3 .64
4 .2 1

3 .1 6 3 .2 4 3 .0 8 3 .3 7 -

3 .9 7
3 .96
4 .1 6
4 .2 6

_

_

_

-

-

-

2

1

H E L P E R S , MAINTENANCE TRACES
MANUFACTURING -------------------NCNMANUFACTURING:
P U BL IC U T I L I T I E S 3 ----------

149
59

2 .44
2 .27

2 .4 9
2 .23

2 .3 5 1 .9 8 -

2 .5 9
2 .5 6

2
2

16
16

3
3

8
8

3
3

89

2 .5 5

2 .5 2

2 .4 5 -

2 .6 0

-

-

-

-

_

_

_

_

C ARP EN TE RS,

M A C H I N IS T S , MAINTENANCE -----MANUFACTURING -------------------

134
74

3 .1 9
3.3 8

2 .97
3 .51

2 .8 1 2 .7 7 -

3 .5 5
3 .64

MECHANICS, AUTOMOTIVE
(MAINTENANCE) ----------------------MANUFACTURING ------------------NCNMANUFACTURING ------------P U BL IC U T I L I T I E S 3 ---------

495
88
407
362

3.4 1
3 .3 0
3 .43
3 .4 3

3 .7 0
3 .1 3
3 .72
3 .72

2 .9 4 2 .8 9 2 .9 4 2 .9 5 -

3 .8 4
3 .7 4
3 .8 6
3.9 1

MECHANICS, MAINTENANCE -------MANUFACTURING -------------------

427
381

3 .52
3 .47

3 .62
3 .52

2 .9 1 2 .8 8 -

4 .0 7
3 .9 5

MAINTENANCE ---------

65

3 .56

3 .70

3 .4 1 -

3 .77

TOOL AND DIE MAKERS ------------MANUFACTURING -------------------

192
192

4 .1 3
4 .1 3

4 .2 0
4 .2 0

3 .9 4 3 .9 4 -




5

2

4

7

14

16

2

1

4

7
4
3

2
2

_
-

6
6
“

10
5
5

48
42
fc

12
9
3

14
13
1

43
10
33

15
15
-

23
23
-

4
4

20
20
-

2

_

1

i

2

-

1

i

13
12
1

4
i
3

8
8
4

8
4
4
i

16
7
9
5

4
1
3
3

30
16
14
1

31
26
5
-

2
2
1

19
2
17
17

2
2
-

5
5
-

_
-

11
7

36
1

37
8

19
6

2

8
5

_

-

_

_

3

_

_

_

_

_

_

_

-

4

35

29

12

3

3

-

-

-

-

3

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

_

_

-

-

l

32
24

6
~

41
1

3
2

i

4
4

21
21

10
10

i
i

5
1

2
2

7
7

“

“

6

_

-

-

6
6
-

-

_

_

-

-

1

-

“
1

_

1

-

1

2

1

1

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_

3

9

9

_

_

3

_

3
3

9
9

9

9

-

-

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52
20
32
22

79
12
67
67

6
2
4
3

-

-

3
3

2C
4
16
14

20

-

20
20

-

-

20
18

13
6
7
3

130
5
125
112

92
1C
82
69

27
3
24
24

_

_

_

_

_

_

-

"

-

-

-

12
12

8
8

20
20

17
17

49
49

8
8

24
24

2
2

47
42

23
21

79
79

6
6

-

-

-

-

3

-

-

8

-

-

-

-

-

5

13

28

2
2

18
18

8
8

17
17

1 E x c l u d e s p r e m i u m pa y f o r o v e r t i m e and f o r w o rk on w e e k e n d s , h o li d a y s , and la te s h i f ts .
F o r d e fin itio n of t e r m s , s e e fo o tn o te 2, ta b le A - l .
3 T r a n s p o r t a t i o n , co m m u n i c a t io n , and oth er public u ti l it i e s .

2

8
14
e
6

-

-

4 .4 3
4 .4 3

PAINTERS,

_

$
$
3.40 3.60

2
2

1
_

s

S
$
i
2 . 30 2 . 4 0 2 . 5 0

-

-

_

6
6

-

57
18

46
46

29
29

-

-

-

1

7

-

9
9

43
43

30
30

59
59

_

6
6

20
T a b le A -5.

C u s to d ia l an d M a te ria l M o v e m e n t O c c u p a tio n s

( A v e r a g e s t r a i g h t - t i m e h o u rl y e a r n i n g s f o r s e l e c t e d o c c u p a ti o n s st udi ed on in a r e a b a s i s
by in d u s t r y d iv i s i o n , D a l l a s , T e x . , N o v e m b e r 1968)
N um be r of w o r k e r s r e c e iv i n g s t r a i g h t - t i m e h o ur ly e a r n in g s of—

Hourly earnings2
O c c u p a t i o n 1 and in d u s tr y d iv i si o n

workers

%
$
t
1.60 1.70 1 .80
$
and
1 . 6 C un der

t
1.9 0

t
t
2 . 0 C 2 . 10 2 . 2 0

t
!
t
2 . 30 2 . 4 0 2 . 5 0

3
s
t
2 . 60 2 . 7 0 2 . 8 0

$
2.50

$
3.10

$
3.20

$
3.30

2.00

2.1C

2.40

2 . 7C 2 . 8 0 2 . 9 0

3.CC 3 . 1 0 3 . 2 0

3.3C

3.40

$
3.50

s
3 .40

1.70 1 .80

Number

.5 0

%

t
3 .00

$
3.60

$
3. 8 C

Mean3

Median3

Middle range^

$
1.76
2.91
1.68

$
$
1 .6 5 - 2.36
2 .2 7 - 3.11
1 .6 4 - 1.98

“

532
6
526

57
13
44

43
3
40

34
6
28

74
11
63

47
22
25

38
14
24

38
11
27

41
14
27

18
10
8

12
2
1C

12
8
4

21
20
1

42
38
4

33
33
~

37
37
“

6
3
3

16
16

6
6

5
5
“

16
12
4

-

2.6 8 -

3.14

-

-

-

1

2

2

1

13

6

14

10

-

8

20

26

33

33

3

16

-

-

10

-

2.92

-

GUARDS AND WATCHMEN ----------------MANUFACTURING --------------------NCNMANUFA CTU RIN G -----------------

1,126
284
844

$
2.04
2.73
1.81

GUARDS:
MANUFACTURING ---------------------

1.90

2.20

2 .30

2 .50 2.60

3 • 6 C 3 . 80 o r e r

196

2.91

2.99

WATCHMEN:
MANUFACTURING ---------------------

86

2.30

2.15

1 .92-

6

13

2

4

9

21

1

5

-

-

2

-

-

12

-

4

-

-

-

5

2

-

JANITCRS, PORTERS, AND CLEANERS --MANUFACTURING --------------------NCNM ANU FAC TUR ING ----------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S 4--------------RETAIL TRADE -------------------F I N A N C E 5--------------------------

5,385
1,786
3,599
294
521
254

1.88
2.18
1.72
2.29
1.74
1.71

1.74
2 . 14
1.68
2.37
1.73
1.68

1 .6 5 - 2.07
1 .8 8 - 2.33
1 .6 4 - 1.77
1 .9 4 - 2.59
1 .6 4 - 1.88
1 .6 4 - 1.80

101 232 5
146
101 21 7 9
20
57
165
137
12

75 3
134
61 9
23
122
44

382
201
181
23
6?
18

32 6
243
83
19
37
15

230
106
124
6
33
14

21 6
144
72
29
24
6

356
323
33
3
8
”

216
169
47
37
3
4

29
14
15
15
-

88
31
57
51
6

_
-

93
22
71
61
-

35
31
4
4

1C3
99
4
4

21
21
-

48
48
-

9
9
3

51
51
-

_
-

2
2
-

1
1
-

_
-

1.66
2.09
1.63
2.10
1.70
1.61

1.66
1.94
1.65
2.09
1.68
1.65

1 .6 3 - 1.69
1 .8 5 - 2.15
1 .6 3 - 1.68
1 .68- 2.37
1 .6 4 - 1.76
1 .6 3 - 1.68

5 1438
5
5 1433
24
39
176

41
5
36
4
10
1

39
31
8
2
6

23
23

14
2
12
1C
1
1

26
20
6
3
3

_

21
21
21

_

3
3
-

_
-

12
12
12

_
-

5
5

_

i
i

1
1

_

_

-

7
7

.

_

-

-

-

.
-

F I N A N C E 5 ----------------------------------------------------

1,636
100
1,536
76
59
178

LABORERS, MATERIAL HAND LING -------MAN UFA CTURING --------------------NCNMA NUF ACT URI NG ----------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S 4--------------RETAIL T R A D E --------------------

3,341
1.50C
1,841
692
322

2.33
2.21
2.43
2.92
2.38

2.20
2.16
2.40
3.14
2 . 19

1 .7 6 - 2.88
1 .7 8 - 2.46
1 .7 2 - 3.07
2 .2 4 - 3.62
1 .7 9 - 3.02

_
-

49C
71
419
39
13

58 2
395
187
24
75

157
38
119
61
14

16C
1 13
47
17
22

143
74
69
14
21

138
103
35
16
19

115
es
26
6
12

2C1
183
18
14
4

171
95
76
4

1 12
1C9
3
2
1

57
9
48
4
-

15
9
6
2
4

215
2
213
21
30

42
3
39
37
2

165
6C
105
4
101

283
55
228
228
-

42
42
-

41
41
-

_
-

9
9
-

203
203
203
-

_
-

ORDER
FILLERS ----------------------M A N U F A C T U R I N G --------------1 ----N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G ---------------- RETAIL TRADE --------------------

1 , 19C
319
871
384

2.34
2.55
2.26
2.29

2.10
2.36
2.01
2.08

1.842.031.791.69-

2.95
3.03
2.91
2.98

-

156
156
102

79
13
66
20

157
24
133
31

11C
37
73
5

96
15
77
43

68
21
47
17

47
31
16
13

39
27
12
12

8
5
3
3

14
9
5
5

16
12
4
4

67
12
55
i

8
8
-

60
2
58
42

67
67
-

90

_

76

_

PACKERS, SHIPPING -------------------M A N U F A C T U R I N G -------------------- NCNMA NUF ACT URI NG -----------------

425
195
2 30

2.39
2.15
2.60

2.02
1.99
2.14

1 .851.891.82-

3.09
2.44
3.54

10

68
55
13

24
2C
4

25
5
20

6
6
-

8
6
2

1C
1C
-

_

_
-

a
7
1

-

-

7
7
-

-

-

10

67
28
39

-

-

64
23
41

-

24
24
~

4
4
-

PACKERS, SHIPPING (W C M E N ) ---------M A N U F A C T U R I N G -------------------- NCNMA NUF ACT URI NG -----------------

38 4
32 6
58

1.93
1.95
1.81

1.80
1.91
1.68

1 .6 8 - 2.18
1.7C- 2.19
1 .6 4 - 1.94

-

115
80
35

78
74
4

12
8
4

31

ie
16
2

43
43
-

56
54
2

3
1
2

_
-

6
6

_
-

4
4

5
5

9
9

1
1

3
3

RECEIVING CLERKS --------------------MANUFACTURING ------------------- -NCNMA NUF ACT URI NG -----------------

331
186
145

2.63
2.90
2.29

2.53
2.82
2.21

2 .2 2 - 3.07
2 .5 1 - 3.27
2 . CO- 2 . 4 8

-

-

1

9
9

16
4
12

23

1

23

39
19
20

11
10
1

33
11
22

24
22
2

18
14
4

14
11
3

14
11
3

5
3
2

22
14
8

20
12
8

SHIPPING CLERKS ---------------------M A N U F A C T U R I N G --------------------NCNMA NUF ACT URI NG ----------------RETAIL TRADE --------------------

28 7
150
137
53

2.70
2.91
2.48
2.64

2.61
2.84
2.44
2.65

2 .4 0 - 2.94
2 .5 8 - 3.32
2 . 2 6 - 2.61
2 .4 4 - 2.93

_

_

_

-

-

34
5
25
3

8
5
3
3

64
12
52
18

9
8
i
i

22
18
4
4

7
4
3
3

38
34
4
4

16
1
15
15

SHIPPING AND RECEIVING CLERKS ----MAN UFA CTURING ---------------------

215
151

2.64
2.55

2.60
2.53

2.2 7 2.2 0 -

2.97
2.96

_

24
24

3
3

23
5

22
22

12
12

1
l

2
i

51
15

IRUCKDRIVERS 6 ------------------------MAN UFA CTURING --------------------NCNMANUFA CTU RIN G ----------------PUBLIC UTI LI T IE S4--------------RETAIL TRADE --------------------

4,784
75 6
4,028
2,482
436

3.08
2.89
3.12
3.60
2.32

3.30
2.59
3.70
3.74
2.19

2.352.242.3 8 3.711.73-

3.75
3.29
3.75
3.77
3.05

15

126
57
69
4
15

20 4

63
5
54
9
9

187
126
61

39
16
24
4
12

8?
37
45

in
44
67
i
18

156
6
15 C
16
15

JANITCRSt PORTERS, ANC CLEANERS
(WOMEN) -----------------------------MAN UFA CTURING --------------------NCNMA NUF ACT URI NG ----------------p u b l i c u t i l i t i e s 4-------------- r e t a i l t r a d e --------------------

S e e f o o tn o te s at end of tab le .




_
-

-

8

-

28

3
18

-

-

8

18

_

-

18

_

-

-

-

9
9

-

18
-

-

-

4
4

-

-

33
33

234
14
22 0

185
28
157

149
51
98

~

3

28

1

-

15
15

-

169
10
159
76

62

"

-

-

-

-

-

91
19
72
18
1

119
47
72
3

39

33

171
1 36
17

-

-

6

-

8

-

-

90
86

-

7
7
-

_
-

-

-

5
5
-

20
2C
-

-

_

ICC

_

-

-

_
-

-

-

-

_

_

-

-

-

-

-

-

13
13
-

12
12
*

i
-

1

10
1C
-

19
19
-

1
1
-

25
25

4
4

-

-

-

-

4
2
2

15
11
4
-

3
3
-

_

i
i

9
6

237
1
236

98
51
47

_

_

-

-

-

38

-

-

9
9

18 8

-

-

-

131
26
105
1
12

-

76
-

ICC

2
2

2
-

-

-

-

6
-

_

-

24
24

90
22
68

23
14
9

142
142

-

-

-

5

52

6

4 2129
4
2129
- 20 99
i

-

-

-

21
T a b le A -5.

C u s to d ia l and M a te ria l M o v e m e n t O c c u p a t io n s— C o n tin u ed

( A v e r a g e s t r a i g h t - t i m e h o u rl y e a r n i n g s f o r s e l e c t e d o c c u p a ti o n s st ud ie d on an a r e a b a s i s
by in d u s tr y d iv i si o n , D a l l a s , T e x . , N o v e m b e r 1968)
of w o r k e r s re c e i v i n g s t r a i g h t - t i m e h o u rl y e a r n i n g s of—
$
1.9C 2.0C

$
$
$
2.10 2.20 2.30

2 .7 0 2 .8 0

$
%
2 .50 3.00 3 .10

3.2C

3.30

2.80 2.90

3.CC 3 . 1 C 3 . 2 0

3.3C

3 . A0 3 . 5 C

i

1.70

1.80

1.70

1.80

1 . 9 0 2.C C 2 . 1 C 2 . 2 0 2 . 3 0

15
15
15

133
10
123
76

90
14
76
20

81
28
53
26

22
22
-

19
19

28
26
2
"

16
6
1C
-

83
22
61
1

5
5
3

10
1
9
5

14
3
11
3

17
11
6
4

33
17
16
2

45
6
39
6

30
14
16
4

47
~
47
11

_

36

45
27
18
1
16

62
62
13
9

19
9
1C
8

172

2

172
152
16

2
~
2

10
3
7
1

18
l
17

Unde r
$
and
1 - 6 0 u nde r

O c c u p a t i o n 1 and in d u s tr y di v i si on

2.4C

2.50 2.

2 . A0 2 . 5 C 2 . 6 0

2.7C

3 . AC 3. 5 C

3. 6 C

3 . SC ove r

T R U C K D R I V E R S 6 - CCNTINUEC
TRUCK0RIVERS, LIGHT (LNDER
1-1/2 TCNS) ----------------------MANUFACTURING --------------------NCNMANUF ACT URI NG ----------------RETAIL TRADE --------------------

73 7
182
555
183

$
2.23
2.24
2.23
1.94

$
2.13
2.17
2.06
1.71

$
1.741.881.7C 1.64-

$
2.86
2.75
2.93
2.39

TRUCKDRIVERS, MEDIUM (1-1/2 TC
AND INCL0DING A T C N S ) ----------MANUFACTURING --- -----------------NONMAN UFAC TURI NG ----------------PUBLIC UT I L I T I E S 4--------------RETAIL TRADE --------------------

3,179
44 5
2,734
1,982
183

3.21
3.11
3.23
3.64
2.41

3.72
2.59
3.72
3.74
2.25

2.472.292.513.712.C 9-

3-76
4.52
3.76
3.77
2.92

TRUCKDRIVERS, HEAVY (OVER A TONS,
TRAILER TYPE) --------------------MAN UFA CTURING --------------------NONMANUF ACT URI NG ----------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S 4---------------

748
81
667
38 S

3.36
2.96
3 *4 1
3.70

3.70
3.19
3.71
3.75

TRUCKERS, POWER (FORKLIFT) --------MANUFACTURING --------------------NCNMANUFA CTU RI NG -----------------

1,059
640
419

2.39
2.38
2.40

TRUCKERS, POWER (OTHER THAN
FORKLIFT) ---------- -----------------MANUFACTURING ---------------------

68
66

3-32
3.33

-

-

-

36
“

144
144
42

104
104
2

123
25
98
3
1

72
19
53
8
1

91
21
70
3
39

1C7
51
56
1
15

96
2
94
70
6

33
e
25
4
3

143
1C9
34
1

16
6
1C
4
6

27
22
5

2 .9 4 - 3.75
2 .5 5 - 3-40
2 .9 7 - 3.76
3 .7 2 - 3.77

_

_

_

_

_

-

-

-

-

-

-

"

4
4
-

_

-

2.33
2.33
2.36

1 .96- 2.69
2 . Cl- 2.63
1 . 9 C— 2 . 7 5

_
-

28
28

6
6

113
11
102

186
111
75

3.53
3.53

3.153.16-

_

2
2

4
4

3.71
3.71

~

_

_

D at a li m it e d to m e n w o r k e r s e x c e p t w h er e o t h e r w i s e in di ca te d.
2 E x c l u d e s p r e m i u m pa y f o r o v e r t i m e and f o r w o rk on \yeek en ds , h o li d a y s , and late sh i f ts .
3 F o r defi ni tio n of t e r m s , s e e footnote 2, tab le A - l .
T r a n po rt at io n, c o m m u n i c a t io n , and oth er public u ti l it i e s .
5 F i n a n c e , i n s u r a n c e , and r e a l e s t a t e .
6 In cl u de s a ll d r i v e r s , a s de fin ed , r e g a r d l e s s of s i z e and type of t r u c k o p e r a te d .
7 A ll w o r k e r s w e r e at $ 4 . 4 0 to $ 4 . 6 0 .




4

45
2
43
2

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6
4
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69
16
53
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17
14
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14

68
36
32

2C
2C

19
19

-

-

-

3
3
3

25
9
16
6

24
24
3

34
16
18
-

7
4
3

38
4
34
-

33
33

49

-

63
63

4C
34
6

24
24
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215
173
42

52
l
51

38
22
16

30
24
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52
18
34

16
8
8

14
5
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48
48
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18
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3C
6
24

4
4

2

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19
19

1
1

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49

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-

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4
4
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405
405
376

-

140
7 140
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T a b le A-5a.

C u sto d ial and M aterial M ov em en t O cc u p atio n s—L arg e E stab lish m en ts

( A v e r a g e s t r a i g h t - t i m e hour ly e a r n i n g s fo r s e l e c t e d o c c u p a ti o n s st u d i ed in e s t a b l i s h m e n t s em p l o y in g 500 w o r k e r s or m o r e ,
by in d u s tr y d iv i s i o n , D a l l a s , T e x , , N o v e m b e r 1968)
N u m ber of w o rk e rs

Hourly earning?“

$
$
1.60 1.70

Number
O c c u p a t i o n 1 and in d u s tr y di v i si o n

woike rs

Mean*

Median*

Middle range*

S

1.6C

GUARDS:
MAN UFA CTURING ------------------

39 9
236
163

$
2.59
2.81
2.27

$
2.50
2.94
2.31

2.212.552.C 5-

$

$
3.02
3.13
2.56

-

12
6
6

-

s t r a i g h t - t i m e h o u r l y e a - r n i n g s of-

$
2.30

$
\
2.5C 2.5C

2 .1C 2 . 2 0

2.3C

2.50

2 . 5 C 2 . 6 0 2 . 70 2 . 8 C 2 . 9 0

19
2
17

26
15
12

38
11
27

*

1.90

2.0C

7
3
4

16
6
1C

i

*

$
1
2. 60 2 . 7 0

t

2. 8 0

1

2.90

t
$
$
S
3 . 0 0 3 10 3 . 2C 3 . 3 0

*

$

*

1

3.50

3.50

3.60

3.80

an d
unde r

1. 7 C 1 . 8 0

GUAROS AND WAT CHMEN --------------MANUFACTURING -----------------NCNM ANU FAC TUR IN G --------------

re c e iv in g

$
1 . 9 C 2 • OC 2 . 1 0 2 . 2 0

$
1.80

n
i
10

32
11
21

51
15
27

16
1C
6

12
2
1C

12
8
4

21
20
1

3 . CO 3 . 1 C

3.20

3.3C

3 .40

J .5 C

3.60

3.80

over

33
33

33
33
~

3
3

16
16
“

-

5
5

16
12
4

-

-

30
26
4

-

198

2.91

2.99

2.68-

3.15

-

-

-

1

2

2

1

13

6

15

10

-

8

20

26

33

33

3

16

-

-

10

-

3,159
918

1.89
2.35

1.70
2.25

1.651.95-

2.07
2.81

4 1626
8
-

239
18

25 0
139

185
157

1C9
53

115
59

92
81

185
151

19
4

79
22

-

35
31

99
99

21
21

48
48

5

2
2

1
1

-

*

31
31

-

-

23
13

19C
29 7

2.25
1.87

2.33
1.82

2 .C 3 - 2.51
1 .7 3 - 2.01

18
83

13
62

15
23

6
33

29
25

3
8

37
3

15
~

51
6

-

_

-

_

3

-

-

-

-

-

■

”

_
4

_

“

_
51

ANC CLEANERS
(WOMEN) ----------------------------------------MAN UFA CTURING -----------------n c n m a n u f a c t u r i n g --------------PUBLIC UT IL IT IE S4------------

1,079
83
996
65

1.67
2.11
1.63
1.98

1.66
1.92
1.65
2.03

1.631.851.631.67-

1.69
2.11
1.68
2.33

_
"

930
1
929
25

25
5
20
4

39
31
8
2

23
23
-

15
2
12
1C

13
7
6
3

_

21
21
21

_
-

_
-

_
-

_
-

_
-

5
5

_
-

7
7

1
1

1
1

_
-

_
-

_
-

_
-

LABCRERS, MATERIAL HANDLING ----MANUFACTURING -----------------NCNM ANU FAC TUR IN G -------------RETAIL TRADE -----------------

1,265
69 0
575
285

2.65
2.44
2.9 C
2.56

2.51
2.38
3.02
2.51

2.1C - 3.16
1 .9 9 - 3.01
2 .1 9 - 3.63
1 .8 8 - 3.03

_
-

15
1
13
13

151
94
47
47

55
30
15
14

83
56
27
22

28
12
16
11

113
85
29
19

57
52
15
12

51
33
18
4

9C
86
4
4

75
72
3
i

4
4
-

6
6
4

33
2
31
30

42
3
39
2

133
28
105
101

55
55
-

52
52
-

41
51
-

_
-

9
9
-

203
203
-

_
“

ORDER
FILLERS --------------------MAN UFA CTURING -----------------NCNMA NUF ACT URI NG -------------RETAIL TRADE -----------------

368
152
22 6
172

2.65
2.53
2.79

2.232.122.712.51-

3.10
2.72
3.13
3.15

_
"

4
4
4

9
3
6
6

8
5
3
3

1C
5
5
5

23
IS
4
4

32
21
11
11

21
17
4
4

12
9
3
3

e
5
3
3

a

9
2
2

16
12
4
4

67
12
55
1

8
8
-

44
2
42
52

3
3
-

80
P0
80

_
-

7
7
-

_
-

_
-

5
5
-

_
-

ii

8

J A M T C R S » PORTERS t ANC CLEA NE RS

-

MAN UFA CTURING -----------------NCNMANUFACTURING:
PUBLIC LT IL IT IE S4-----------RETAIL TRADE ----------------JAN I T C R S « PORTERS,

-

2.8 2

2.75
2.32
2.92
2.99

61

2.20

2.19

1.86-

2.55

-

2

4

7

i

7

6

8

-

-

-

7

IWCMEN) -------

20 6

2.17

2.16

1.9e-

2.26

-

3

16

8

31

18

43

56

3

-

6

-

4

5

9

1

3

-

-

-

-

-

-

REC EIVING CLERKS -----------------MAN UFA CTURING ------------------

1 30
88

2.97
3.17

3.06
3.18

2 .6 4 - 3.28
3 . Cl- 3.38

_
"

1

i

_

-

4

5
"

4
2

2
1

6
z

6
4

9
5

5
2

5
2

5
3

22
15

13
12

13
13

8
8

1
-

_

19
19

i
1

SHIPPING CLERKS ------------------MANUFAC TUR ING ------------------

116
86

2.90
2.96

2.86
2.87

2.612.65-

3.32
3.35

_

_
-

_

-

4
i

8
5

7
3

9
8

1C
9

7
4

21
20

13
1

2
"

_

3
3

25
25

4
4

_

-

2
2

i
1

TRU CKD RI VE RS 5 ---------------------MANUFAC TUR ING -----------------NCNMA NUF ACT URI NG -------------PUBLIC UT IL IT IE S4-----------RETAIL TRADE -----------------

1,513
218
1,195
87C
203

3.36
2.66
3.59
3.72
2.89

3.72
2.61
3.73
3.75
3.06

2 .9 5 - 3.76
2 .2 1 - 3.05
3.3C - 3.76
3 .7 2 - 3.77
2 .6 2 - 3.31

_
-

2
2
2

6
6
-

28
12
16
1
15

16
9
7
7

15
5
9
3
6

35
29
6
6

25
11
13
4
9

53
10
53
8

66
21
55
1
15

92
6
86
16
15

3C
17
13
1
12

36
i
35
35

11
6
5
-

71
22
49
49

2C
15
6
6

-

843
853
852
1

2
2
“

2.322.562.51-

3.05
3.13
3.15

_
-

2
2
2

6
6

2

6
-

6
3
3

6
4
4

5
2
2

15
9
6

9
4
4

11
11
11

c
3
3

4
4
4

_
~

_
-

~

6
5
5

_
-

~

;
5
3

_
-

6

8
i
i

3.77
2.85
3.77
3.77
3.15

_

_

_

-

~

8
2
6

13
12
1

12
2
1C

9
4
5

32
18
15
1
12

17
9
e

757
757
756

_
-

-

e
4
4
1
3

_

-

22
6
16
1
15

16

-

13
12
1

3C

-

PACKERS,

SHIPPING -----------------

PACK FRS,

SHIPPING

TRLCKCRIVERS, LIGHT (UNCER
1-1/2 TCNs) -------------------NCNMA NUF ACT URI NG -------------RETAIL TRADE ----------------TRUCKDRIVERS, MECIUM (1-1/2 TC
ANC INCLLLING A TCNS) -------MANUFA CTU RIN G -----------------NC NM AN UFA CTU RIN G -------------PUBLIC UT IL IT IE S4-----------RETAIL TRADE ----------------

S e e fo otn ote s at end of t a b le .




105
63
56
992
105
88 7
778
99

2.63
2.67
2.69
3.59
2.57
3.61
3.73
2.79

2.75
2.89
2.91
3.73
2.48
3.75
3.75
2.88

3.7C 2.C 83.713.722 .3 e-

6

_

5
5
4

_

21
2C
1
1

3
3
2

5
-

-

2
2

12
11
1

-

-

-

2

1

-

23
19
4
2
1
1
1
“
22
15
3
2

l

15
15
1
1

-

1

-

6

-

4

-

1

t

4

-

30
13
9

5

16

2
2

-

-

-

8

16

-

u

-

6
5

6
6

-

-

-

-

5

6

-

i

-

23

Table A-5a. Custodial and Material Movement Occupations—
Large Establishments— Continued
( A v e r a g e s t r a i g h t - t i m e h o ur ly e a r n i n g s f o r s e l e c t e d o cc u p a ti o n s s t u d i e d in e s t a b l i s h m e n t s e m pl o y in g 500 w o r k e r s o r m o r e ,
by in d u s tr y d iv i si o n , D a l l a s , T e x . , N o v e m b e r 1968)
Num be r of w o r k e r s r e c e iv i n g s t r a i g h t - t i m e h o ur ly e a r n in g s of—

H ourly e arnings 2

1
1.60

M e an 3

M e d ian 3

M iddle ran ge 3

$

t

%

t

t

.8 0

1.9C 2.0C 2 . 1 0

2.20

2.30

t
t
2.4C 2 .5 0

s

1.70

2.60

2.70

2.80

S
t
$
2 . SC 3 . 0 C 3 . 1 0

$
3.2C

3 .3 0 3.4C

$
$
3.5C 3 .6 0

1.70

O c c u p a t i o n 1 and i n d u s tr y di v i si o n

N um b er
of
workers

1.80

.9 0 2.0C 2.1C 2 .2 0

2.30

2.40

2.5C 2 . 6 0

2.7C

2.80

2.90

3 . CO 3 . 1 0

3.20

3.3C

3.40

3.5C

3 . 6 C 3 . 8 C o v er

-

-

~

38
A
3A

-

-

47

9
i
8

A
A
-

56
16
40

14
14
“

-

29

A
3
1

86

-

-

86

8
8
“

14
5
9

8
8

18
18
”

3C
6
24

A
A

_

_

-

-

48
36
12

-

2

-

1

1

1

2C

19

-

Under
and
$
1 . 6 0 under

$

%

t

t

%

t

s
3.80
and

TR UCK CRI VE RS5 - CONTINUED
TRUCKDRlVERS, HEAVY (CVER A TCNS
TRAILER TYPE) -------------------MANUFACTURING -------------------NCNMANUFA CTU RI NG ----------------

$

$

$

$

313
68
245

3.20
3.01
3.25

3.30
3.26
3.31

2.862.582.89-

3.71
3.40
3.73

-

TRUCKERSt POKER (FORKLIFT) -------MANUFACTURING -------------------NCNMANUF ACT URI NG ----------------

312
232
8C

2.67
2.53
3.07

2.73
2.20
2.96

2 .C 6 - 3.22
2 .C 3- 3.14
2 .7 6 - 3.27

_

_

-

-

TRUCKERS* PCKER (OTHER THAN
FORKLIFT) ---------------------------

5C

3.39

3.57

3.51-

-

1
2
3
4
5

3.73

-

6
6

-

D at a li m it e d to m e n w o r k e r s e x c e p t w h er e o t h e r w i s e indic ate d.
E x c l u d e s p r e m i u m p a y f o r o v e r t i m e and f o r w o r k on w e e k e n d s , h o li d a y s , and la te s h i f ts .
F o r defini tio n of t e r m s , s e e footnote 2, ta b le A - l .
T r a n s p o r t a t i o n , c o m m u n i c a t io n , and o the r pu bli c u t il it i e s .
In cl ud e s a l l d r i v e r s , a s def ine d, r e g a r d l e s s of s i z e and type of t r u c k o p e r a t e d .




“
-

11
11

2

A
A
21
21

A

~
-

63
63

~
~

16
16

14
14

12
12

-

_

-

16
16
5
A
i

A
A
_

"

34
-

34

29

47

“
-

-

2
2
_

24

B. Establishment Practices and Supplementary Wage Provisions
Table B-l. Minimum Entrance Salaries for Women Office Workers
( D i s t r i b u t i o n of e s t a b l i s h m e n t s s t u d i e d in a l l i n d u s t r i e s and in i n d u s t r y d i v i s i o n s b y m i n i m u m e n t r a n c e s a l a r y f o r s e l e c t e d c a t e g o r i e s
o f i n e x p e r i e n c e d w o m e n o f f i c e w o r k e r s , D a l l a s , T e x . , N o v e m b e r 1968)
Inexperienced ty pists

M inim um weekly s t r a ig h t- ti m e s a l a r y 1

O th e r i n e x p e r i e n c e d c l e r i c a l w o r k e r s 2
Nonmanufacturing

M a nuf a c tu r i ng

A ll
schedules

Manufacturing
A ll
in d u strie s

B a s e d on s t a n d a r d w e e k l y h o u r s 3 o f —

A ll
in d u strie s

Nonmanufacturing

B a s e d on s t a n d a r d w e e k l y h o u r s 3 of—
All
schedules

A ll
schedules

236

$ 57.50
$60.00
$62.50
$65.00
$ 67.50
$ 70.00
$ 72.50
$ 75.00
$77.50
$80.00
$82.50
$85.00
$87.50
$90.00

an d
an d
an d
an d
an d
an d
an d
an d
an d
an d
and
and
an d
and

under
under
under
under
under
under
under
under
under
under
under
under
under
over

$ 60.00_ _ __ _
$ 6 2 . 5 0 ___
$65.00 _
$67.50.
$ 70.00
.
$ 72.50
_
$ 75.00...
„ _
_
$ 77.50
_ . _
$80.00
$82.50
$ 8 5 . 0 0 _________________
$ 87.50
$90.00 _ _
_____ _
_
_...._

E s t a b l i s h m e n t s h a v i n g no s p e c i f i e d m i n i m u m
E s t a b l i s h m e n t s w h ic h d id not e m p l o y w o r k e r s
in t h i s c a t e g o r y _
__

__
__
___ _ _

___

_

73

XXX

163

XXX

236

73

XXX

163

XXX

81

E s ta b l is h m e n ts studied
E s ta b l is h m e n ts having a sp e c ifie d m in im u m

40

21

18

60

44

117

33

29

84

66

_
4
24

_

_

-

_
4
18

3
3
1
3
1
1

10

11
3
7
2
1
4
2
1
1
_

_
11
2
6
2
1
3
2
1
_

1
5
31

14
12
3
4
2
2
1
3
3

_
6
4
3
1
4
1
1
1

-

_

.
1
24
8
15
7
2
1
2
1
2
_
_
3

23

7

132

45

9

40

9

1
5
42
12
24

2
1
2
1
2
2

6
2
1
2
1
2

3
5
4
4
3
1
4

XXX

16

XXX

XXX

87

XXX

6
-

9
9

-

14
7

-

9

Al l
schedules

9
17
7
2
1
2
3
2
_
1
3

40

1

1

35

8

XXX

27

XXX

84

32

XXX

52

XX X

T h e s e s a l a r i e s r e l a t e to f o r m a l l y e s t a b l i s h e d m i n i m u m s t a r t i n g ( h i r i n g ) r e g u l a r s t r a i g h t - t i m e s a l a r i e s th a t a r e p a i d f o r s t a n d a r d w o r k w e e k s .
E x c l u d e s w o r k e r s in s u b c l e r i c a l j o b s s u c h a s m e s s e n g e r o r o f f i c e g i r l .
D a t a a r e p r e s e n t e d f o r a l l s t a n d a r d w o r k w e e k s c o m b i n e d , an d f o r the m o s t c o m m o n s t a n d a r d w o r k w e e k r e p o r t e d .




40




25

Table B-2. Shift Differentials
( L a t e - s h i f t p a y p r o v i s i o n s f o r m a n u f a c t u r i n g p l a n t w o r k e r s by ty p e a n d a m o u n t o f p a y d i f f e r e n t i a l ,
D a l l a s , T e x . , N o v e m b e r * 1968)
(Al l p l a n t w o r k e r s in m a n u f a c t u r i n g = 100 p e r c e n t )
P e r c e n t of m an u factu rin g plant w o r k e r s —
In e s t a b l i s h m e n t s h a v i n g p r o v i s i o n s 1
fo r late shifts

L a te - sh ift pay provision s

A c t u a l l y w o r k i n g on l a t e s h i f t s

S e c o n d sh i f t

Third o r other
shift

Secon d shift

Th ird o r other
shift

5.9

T o t a l __________________________________________

83 . 5

61. 8

15. 6

N o p a y d i l l e r e n t i a l f o r w o r k on l a t e s h i f t _____

2. 3

0. 5

0. 1

P a y d i f f e r e n t i a l f o r w o r k on l a t e s h i f t _________

81.2

61.4

15.4

5.9

63. 5

40. 5

11. 0

4. 7

3 c e n t s __________________________________
5 c e n t s __________________________________
6 c e n t s __________________________________
7 c e n t s __________________________________
7 l c e n t s ________________________________
/z
8 c e n t s __________________________________
10 c e n t s _________________________________
12 c e n t s _________________________________
14 c e n t s _________________________________
1 4 V3 c e n t s ______________________________
15 c e n t s _______________________ ._________
18 c e n t s _______________________________
20 c e n t s _______________________________ _
25 c e n t s _________________________________
2 7 V2 o r 2 8 % c e n t s . _______ __________

.9
3. 7
1. 3
4. 7
1.6
.6
34. 5
3. 5
.9
1. 1
1.0
3. 1
4. 7
1.4
.4

_
.8
.9
2. 1
5. 8
3.9
5. 8
1. 2
16.9
1. 4
1. 5

. 3
.7
. 3
1.4
. 2
(2 )
5. 5
.8
. 1
. 1
.2
.8
.4
. 1
. 1

_
.2
. 1
.5
.6
.2
.5
. 1
2. 2
. 3

U n i f o r m p e r c e n t a g e _______________________

17. 8

2. 3

4. 4

(2)

5 p e r c e n t _______________________________
____________________ _____
10 p e r c e n t

17. 1
.6

-

2. 3

4. 3
. 1

( 2)

-

3. 1

-

-

T yp e and am oun t of differen tial:
U n i f o r m c e n t s ( p e r h o u r ) ___

________

F u l l d a y ' s p a y f o r r e d u c e d h o u r s _____ —
F u ll d a y 's pay for reduced h o u rs,
p l u s u n i f o r m p e r c e n t a g e ________________

15. 4

-

.5
.6

1 I n c l u d e s a l l p l a n t w o r k e r s in e s t a b l i s h m e n t s c u r r e n t l y o p e r a t i n g l a t e s h i f t s , a n d e s t a b l i s h m e n t s w h o s e f o r m a l p r o v i s i o n s
c o v e r l a t e s h i f t s e v e n t h o ug h th e e s t a b l i s h m e n t s w e r e not c u r r e n t l y o p e r a t i n g l a t e s h i f t s .
2 L e s s th a n 0. 05 p e r c e n t .

26

Table B-3. Scheduled Weekly Hours
( P e r c e n t d i s t r i b u t i o n of p l a n t a n d o f f i c e w o r k e r s in a l l i n d u s t r i e s a nd in i n d u s t r y d i v i s i o n s b y s c h e d u l e d w e e k l y h o u r s 1
o f f i r s t - s h i f t w o r k e r s , D a l l a s , T e x . , N o v e m b e r 1968)
P lant w o rk e rs
W eekly h o u rs

All w o r k e r s

.......

_

All
in d u strie s 2

_ ...

U n d e r 35 h o u r s .
35 h o u r s
3 7 V2 h o u r s
38 h o u r s ___ ______________________________________
38 3/4 h o u r s
O v e r 3 8 3 a n d u n d e r 40 h o u r s
/4
40 h o u r s _______ _________________________________
O v e r 40 a nd u n d e r 48 h o u r s
.
................
48 h o u r s _______ _________________________________
50 h o u r s
O v e r 50 h o u r s

1
2
3
4
5
6

100
2
1
1
( 6)
76
9
8
1
2

M anufacturing

O ffice w o r k e r s

P ublic
utilities 3

R etail trade

A ll
in d u strie s 4

M anufacturing

100

100

100

100

100

_

_

_

_

2
88
10
(‘ )

-

1
12
7
2
75
3

(6)
4
4
90
2

R etail trade

Finance 6

100

100

100

3

_
23
_
_
_
71
7

_
23
_
17
7
52
_
_
_

.

2
1
81
7
6
3

P ublic
u tilities 3

3
69
13
12
3

-

92
5

-

-

-

_

(6 )

-

-

_

S c h e d u l e d h o u r s a r e the w e e k l y h o u r s w h ic h a m a j o r i t y o f th e f u l l - t i m e w o r k e r s w e r e e x p e c t e d to w o r k , w h e t h e r th e y w e r e p a i d f o r a t s t r a i g h t - t i m e o r o v e r t i m e r a t e s .
I n c l u d e s d a t a f o r w h o l e s a l e t r a d e , r e a l e s t a t e , a n d s e r v i c e s , in a d d i t i o n to t h o s e i n d u s t r y d i v i s i o n s s h o w n s e p a r a t e l y .
T r a n s p o r t a t io n , c o m m u n icatio n , and o th er public u tilitie s .
I n c l u d e s d a t a f o r w h o l e s a l e t r a d e a n d s e r v i c e s in a d d i t i o n to t h o s e i n d u s t r y d i v i s i o n s sh o w n s e p a r a t e l y .
F in an ce, in su ran ce, and r e a l estate .
L e s s th a n 0 . 5 p e r c e n t .




27

Table B-4. Paid Holidays
( P e r c e n t d is t r i b u t i o n o f p la n t a n d o f f ic e w o r k e r s in a l l i n d u s t r i e s an d in in d u s t r y d iv i s i o n s b y n u m b e r o f p a id h o lid a y s
p r o v i d e d a n n u a lly , D a l l a s , T e x . , N o v e m b e r 1968)
P la n t w o r k e r s
Ite m

A ll
in d u s tr ie s 1

A ll w o r k e r s ___________________

_____ ______

W o r k e r s in e s t a b l i s h m e n t s p r o v id in g
p a id h o l i d a y s ___________ _____ _
________ ___
W o r k e r s in e s t a b l i s h m e n t s p r o v id in g
no p a id h o l i d a y s __________________________ ___ __

M a n u f a c tu r in g

O ffic e w o r k e r s

P u b lic
u tilitie s 2

R e ta il tra d e

A ll
in d u s tr ie s 3

100

100

100

100

99

96

88

1

4

12

_

_
6
14
1
18
6
51
“

5
7
4
3
30
25
1
12

-

-

-

-

-

-

51
57
76
76
90
96
96
96
96
96

12
12
13
13
39
69
72
76
83

( 5)

R e ta il tra d e

F in a n c e 4

100

100

100

100

99

6

P u b lic
u tilitie s 2

100

100

94

M a n u fa c tu r in g

100

99

100

-

1

.

.
-

(5)

'

N u m b e r of d a y s
1 h o l i d a y __________________________________________
2 h o l i d a y s ________________ _____
__ ____
3 h o l i d a y s _________________ ____
4 h o l i d a y s _________________________________________
5 h o l i d a y s ______ - ________ ___ ______ _
6 h o lid a y s _
b h o lid a y s p lu s 1 h a lf d a y ________________________
6 h o lid a y s p lu s 2 h a lf d a y ? - ____
7 h o l i d a y s _________________________________________
7 h o lid a y s p lu s 1 h a lf d a y ________________________
8 h o lid a y s _
__________ ___
8 h o lid a y s p lu s 2 h a lf d a y s —
9 h o l i d a y s - - - __
___
9 h o lid a y s p lu s 1 h a lf d a y -------------------------------10 h o lid a y s ______ ___ __ __
___
_
_ —
11 h o lid a y s ------------------------------------------------------

2
3
3
2
19
15
(?)
( 5)
12
1
23
2
3
10
-

16
27
4
6
18
-

10
10
15
38
39
51
51
66
84
87
89
92
94

18
18
27
54
54
70
71
82
93
94
97
99
99

2

4
1
11

n
1

_

_

(5)
(5)

(5)
(5 )
1
7
13
(5 )

1

13
29
2
1
17
2
21
2
2
(5)
5
2

16
1
29
9
5
17
-

7
9

6
22
12
44

1

27
39
(5 )
31

-

-

*

-

-

-

_
3

50
6
23
2
7
(5)
7

T o t a l h o lid a y tim e 6
1 1 d a y s ________________________ —_
__
10 d a y s o r m o r e ___ — __
_ ---_
9 V2 d a y s o r m o r e - _____ 8 days or m
7 V2 d a y s o r
7 days or m
6 V2 d a y s o r
6 d ay s or m
5 days or m
4 days or m
3 days or m

o r e ___ ________ _ - __ — —
m o r e ________________________________
o r e _____ __ __ __
__
- —
m o r e --------------------- - _ -----o r e — — ____
______ o r e ______ — — - — —
---o r e ----------------------------------------------o r e ___________ ______
-

1 d a y o r m o r e ____________

1
2
3
4
5
6
no h a lf

_ . ._

_

------------

----

“

88

2
8
8

13
33
36
54
56
85
98
98
98
99
99

17
17
31
60
61
77
77

91
98
99
99
100
100

44
56
85
85
93
100
100
1 00
1 00
1 00

31
31
31
31
70
97
98
98
99
99

7
7
7
8

15
17
40
46
97
100
100
100
1 00
1 00

I n c lu d e s d a t a f o r w h o l e s a le t r a d e , r e a l e s t a t e , an d s e r v i c e s , in a d d it io n to th o s e in d u s t r y d iv i s i o n s sh o w n s e p a r a t e l y .
T r a n s p o r t a t i o n , c o m m u n ic a t io n , a n d o th e r p u b lic u t i l i t i e s .
I n c lu d e s d a ta f o r w h o l e s a le t r a d e a n d s e r v i c e s in a d d it io n to th o s e in d u s t r y d iv i s i o n s sh o w n s e p a r a t e l y .
F in a n c e , i n s u r a n c e , a n d r e a l e s t a t e .
L e s s th a n 0 .5 p e r c e n t .
A ll c o m b in a t io n s o f f u l l a n d h a lf d a y s th a t a d d to th e s a m e a m o u n t a r e c o m b in e d ; f o r e x a m p le , th e p r o p o r t io n o f w o r k e r s r e c e iv i n g a t o t a l o f 9 d a y s in c lu d e s t h o s e w ith 9 fu ll d a y s and
d a y s , 8 fu ll d a y s a n d 2 h a lf d a y s , 7 f u ll d a y s a n d 4 h a lf d a y s , a n d s o on. P r o p o r t io n s th e n w e r e c u m u la te d .




28

Table B-5. Paid Vacations1
( P e r c e n t d is t r i b u t i o n of p la n t an d o f f ic e w o r k e r s in a l l i n d u s t r i e s a n d in in d u s t r y d i v i s i o n s b y v a c a t io n p a y
p r o v i s i o n s , D a l l a s , T e x . , N o v e m b e r 1968)
O ffic e w o r k e r s

P la n t w o r k e r s
V a c a tio n p o lic y

A ll
in d u s tr ie s 2

A ll w o r k e r s _________________________________

M a n u fa c tu r in g

P u b lic
u tilitie s 3

R e ta il tra d e

A ll
in d u s tr ie s 4

M a n u fa c tu r in g

P u b lic
u tilitie s 3

R e ta il tra d e

F in a n c e 5

100

100

100

100

100

100

100

100

100

97
91
5
1

100
93
7
-

100
100
-

98
91
7

100
100
-

100
100
-

100
100
-

100
100
-

100
100
-

3

“

“

2

“

“

"

"

-

14
13
1
(7)

22
8
-

6
6
-

2
39
6
1

2
22
1
-

7
45
6
-

3
14
-

-

6
50
1
-

( 7)
75
4
17
1

_
86
1
13
~

_
57
2
41
*

1
75
9
13
-

_
28
1
71
( 7)

_
35
1
64
“

_
43
57

69
4
27

(7)
29
3
65
1
-

_
30
70
-

_
28
2
70
-

1
29
7
60
-

_
9
91
-

_
15
5
80
- *

9
91
-

-

-

_
7
1
89
( 7)
2

-

-

-

(7)
13
5
78
1
1

_
13
3
83
1

_
2
96
2
-

1
15
7
75
-

_
3
1
91
2
3

_
4
95

_
5
95

_

(7)
12
5
78
2
1

_
12
3
82
1
1

_

1
15
7
75

_
2
1
92
2
3

M e th o d of p a y m e n t
W o r k e r s in e s t a b l i s h m e n t s p r o v id in g
p a id v a c a t i o n s ___________________________________
L e n g t h - o f - t i m e p a y m e n t .............
P e r c e n t a g e p a y m e n t ..................................... . .
O the r _. _
_
__ ._
_
___ ._
W o r k e r s in e s t a b l i s h m e n t s p r o v id in g
no p a id v a c a t io n s
A m o u n t of v a c a t io n p a y 6
A f t e r 6 m o n th s of s e r v i c e
U nder 1 w eek
1 w eek
_
_
____
O v er 1 and u n d er 2 w e e k s. _
2 w eeks

_

_ _____ _ _
_
__

-

_
60
13
2

A fte r 1 y e a r of s e r v ic e
U nder 1 w eek
1 w eek
O v e r 1 an d u n d e r 2 w e e k s
2 w eeks
O v er 2 an d u n d er 3 w eek s

__

_ .... _
_
_ _
___ _ ....

_

_
(7)
99
-

A f t e r 2 y e a r s of s e r v i c e
U n d e r 1 week_
__ _ _
1 w eek
__ __
O v e r 1 an d u n d e r 2 w e e k s _______________________
2 w eeks
O v e r 2 an d u n d e r 3 w e e k s _______________________
3 w eeks _

_

_
94
6

A fte r 3 y e a r s of s e r v ic e
U n d e r 1 w e e k ..
1 w eek
O v e r 1 an d u n d e r 2 w e e k s
2 w eeks
_ _
O v e r 2 an d u n d e r 3 w e e k s
3 w eeks

......
_

_

-

5
_
95

_
_
89
3
8

-

_

_

1

-

-

_
4

-

5

_

-

_

95

5
95

95

-

_

89
3
8

A f t e r 4 y e a r s of s e r v i c e
U nder 1 w eek
1 w eek
_ _
O v e r 1 an d u n d e r 2 w e e k s
2 w eeks
_
O v e r 2 an d u n d e r 3 w e e k s
3 w eeks
__
_ ____

_
_. . . . ___ . ____

S e e fo o tn o te s a t en d o f t a b le .




-

98
2

-

-

1

_

_

29
Table B-5. Paid Vacations1 Continued
--( P e r c e n t d is t r i b u t i o n o f p la n t a n d o f f ic e w o r k e r s in a l l i n d u s t r i e s an d in in d u s t r y d iv i s i o n s b y v a c a t io n p a y
p r o v i s i o n s , D a l l a s , T e x . , N o v e m b e r 1968)
O ffic e w o r k e r s

P la n t w o r k e r s
V a c a tio n p o lic y

AH
in d u s tr ie s 2

M a n u fa c tu r in g

P u b lic
u tilitie s 3

R e ta il tra d e

AH
in d u s tr ie s 4

M a n u fa c tu r in g

P u b lic
u tilitie s 3

R e ta il tra d e

F in a n c e 5

A m o u n t of v a c a t io n p a y 6— C o n tin u e d
A f t e r 5 y e a r s of s e r v i c e
U n d e r 1 w e e k ____ _______________________________
1 w ee k _____________________________________________
O v e r 1 an d u n d e r 2 w e e k s
2 w e e k s __
O v e r 2 an d u n d e r 3 w e e k s _______________________
3 w e e k s ___________________________________________

6
1
73
3
13

_
5
72
4
20

_
90
2
8

i
12
7
76
1

1
1
82
4
13

1
72
6
21

_
5
90
5

_
5
95
(7)

_
80
6
14

( 7)
5
1
32
4
54
1

_
5
30
5
59
2

_
11
2
86
1

1
9
5
35
47
-

_
1
35
2
60
1
2

_
1
23
3
69
_
4

_
22
74
3

_
3
22
74
-

_
48
3
49
-

( 7)
5
1
30
5
55
1

_
5
27
6
61
2

_

1
9
5
35
47
“

_

_

1
30
3
63
1
2

1
_
21
4
70
4

_
9
88
3

_

11
2
86
1

3
_
22
74
-

_
42
6
52
-

( 7)
5
1
22
1
39
29

_
5
15
39
41

_
8
2
46
43

1
9
5
35
39
8

_
1
18
65
1
15

_
1
10
64
25

9
.
64
27

_
3
22
60
15

18
76
3
3

1
9
5
35
5

_
1
17
30
1
50
2

_
1
9
_
27

_
9
_
18

_
3
22
_
16

_
15

-

-

58
4

70
3

C)

A f t e r 10 y e a r s o f s e r v i c e
U nder 1 w eek
1 w ee k
O v e r 1 an d u n d e r 2 w e e k s _ ___________________
2 w e e k s ___________________________________________
O v e r 2 an d u n d e r 3 w e e k s
3 w eeks
_
_
_______
O v er 3 and u n d er 4 w eek s
.... _
4 w eeks _ _
_ __ _
_
_ _____

-

-

A ft e r 12 y e a r s of s e r v i c e
U n d e r 1 w ee k
1 w eek
_ ___
___ _ _ _
O v er 1 and u n d er 2 w eek s
2 w eeks
_
_
_ __ ... _
O v er 2 and u n d er 3 w eek s
3 w eeks
_ _
O v er 3 and u n d er 4 w eek s
4 w e e k s ___ _ _ _ _.... ..
_
.

_

_ _

A f t e r 15 y e a r s o f s e r v i c e
U nder 1 w eek
_
1 w eek
_
.
O v e r 1 an d u n d e r 2 w e e k s
2 w e e k s ___________________________________________
___
O v e r 2 an d u n d e r 3 w e e k s __
3 w eeks •
O v e r 3 an d u n d e r 4 w e e k s
4 w eeks
A ft e r 20 y e a r s o f s e r v i c e
U nder 1 w eek
1 w e e k ___
O v e r 1 an d u n d e r 2 w e e k s _
___
2 w eeks
O v er 2 and u n d er 3 w ee k s _
3 w eeks
_ ...
__
_
O v e r 3 an d u n d e r 4 w e e k s
4 w eeks
_
5 w e e k s .. _ _
_
_ __

_
_

.

...

( 7)
5
1
21
1
21
1
45
2

_
5
14
28
1
49
3

_
8
15
2
75
1

-

42

-

59

-

46
3
36
'

S e e fo o tn o te s a t en d of ta b le ,




30

--Table B-5. Paid Vacations1 Continued
( P e r c e n t d is t r i b u t i o n o f p la n t an d o f f ic e w o r k e r s in a ll i n d u s t r i e s an d in in d u s t r y d i v i s i o n s b y v a c a t io n p a y
p r o v i s i o n s , D a l l a s , T e x . , N o v e m b e r 1968)
P la n t w o r k e r s
V a c a tio n p o lic y

A ll
in d u s tr ie s 2

M a n u fa c tu r in g

O ffic e w o r k e r s

P u b lic
u tilitie s 3

R e tail tra d e

A ll
in d u s tr ie s 4

M a n u fa c tu r in g

P u b lic
u t il it i e s 3

R e ta il tra d e

F in a n c e 5

A m o u n t of v a c a t io n p a y 6— C o n tin u e d
A f t e r 25 y e a r s of s e r v i c e
U n d e r 1 w e e k _____________________________________
1 w e e k _____________________________________________
O v e r 1 an d u n d e r 2 w e e k s ...
2 w e e k s ____________________________________________
O v e r 2 an d u n d e r 3 w e e k s
3 w e e k s ____________________________________________
O v e r 3 and u n d e r 4 w e e k s _______________________
4 w eeks
_ .........
5 w e e k s ________________________ ___________________

( 7)
5
1
21
1
20
( 7)
46
3

_
5
14
27
51
4

_
8
8
2
82
1

1
9
5
35
5
42
-

_
i
16
25
55
3

_
i
9
26
58
5

_
9
5
83
3

( 7)
5
1
21
1
20
(7)
46
( 7)
3

_
5
14
27
51
4

_
8
8
2
79
2
1

1
9
5
35
5
42
-

_
1
16
25
55
( 7)
3

_

_

1
9
26
58
5

9
_
5
82
( 7)
3

_
3
22
16
59
-

_
15
36
_
49
-

_

.
_
15
_
36
49
-

M a x im u m v a c a t io n a v a i l a b l e 8
U nder 1 w eek
___
1 w ee k
O v e r 1 an d u n d e r 2 w e e k s
_
2 w eeks
O v e r 2 an d u n d e r 3 w e e k s
_ _ _ __ _
_
3 w e e k s ____________________________________________
O v e r 3 and u n d e r 4 w e e k s
4 w eeks
O v e r 4 and u n d e r 5 w e e k s
5 w e e k s ____________________________________________

3
22
_
16
59
-

1 I n c l u d e s b a s i c p la n s o n ly . E x c l u d e s p la n s su c h a s v a c a t i o n - s a v i n g s a n d t h o s e p la n s w h ich o f f e r " e x t e n d e d " o r " s a b b a t i c a l " b e n e f it s b e y o n d b a s i c p la n s to w o r k e r s w ith q u a lify in g le n g th s
of s e r v i c e .
T y p ic a l of su c h e x c l u s i o n s a r e p la n s in th e s t e e l , a lu m in u m , a n d c a n i n d u s t r i e s .
2 I n c l u d e s d a t a f o r w h o le s a le t r a d e , r e a l e s t a t e , an d s e r v i c e s , in a d d itio n to th o s e in d u s t r y d i v i s i o n s sh o w n s e p a r a t e l y .
3 T r a n s p o r t a t i o n , c o m m u n ic a t io n , and o th e r p u b lic u t i l i t i e s .
4 I n c lu d e s d a t a f o r w h o l e s a le t r a d e an d s e r v i c e s in a d d itio n to t h o s e in d u s t r y d i v i s i o n s sh o w n s e p a r a t e l y .
5 F in a n c e , i n s u r a n c e , an d r e a l e s t a t e .
6 I n c lu d e s p a y m e n ts o th e r th a n " le n g t h o f t i m e , " su c h a s p e r c e n t a g e of a n n u a l e a r n in g s o r f l a t - s u m p a y m e n t s , c o n v e r t e d to an e q u iv a le n t ti m e b a s i s ; f o r e x a m p le , a p a y m e n t o f 2 p e r c e n t
of a n n u a l e a r n in g s w a s c o n s id e r e d a s 1 w e e k 's p a y . P e r i o d s o f s e r v i c e w e r e c h o s e n a r b i t r a r i l y an d do n o t n e c e s s a r i l y r e f l e c t th e in d iv id u a l p r o v i s io n s f o r p r o g r e s s i o n . F o r e x a m p le , th e c h a n g e s
in p r o p o r t io n s in d ic a te d a t 10 y e a r s ' s e r v i c e in c lu d e c h a n g e s in p r o v i s io n s o c c u r r in g b e tw e e n 5 an d 10 y e a r s . E s t i m a t e s a r e c u m u l a t iv e . T h u s , th e p r o p o r t io n e l ig i b l e f o r 3 w e e k s ' p a y o r m o r e
a f t e r 10 y e a r s in c lu d e s th o s e e l i g i b l e f o r 3 w e e k s ' p a y o r m o r e a f t e r f e w e r y e a r s o f s e r v i c e .
7 L e s s th a n 0 .5 p e r c e n t .
8 E s t i m a t e s of p r o v i s i o n s f o r 30 y e a r s of s e r v i c e a r e id e n t i c a l.




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Table B-6. Health, Insurance, and Pension Plans
( P e r c e n t o f p la n t a n d o f f ic e w o r k e r s in a l l i n d u s t r i e s a n d in in d u s t r y d i v i s i o n s e m p lo y e d in e s t a b l i s h m e n t s p r o v id in g
h e a lt h , in s u r a n c e , o r p e n s io n b e n e f i t s , 1 D a l l a s , T e x . , N o v e m b e r 1968)
P la n t w o r k e r s
T y p e o f b e n e fit

A ll
in d u s tr ie s 2

M a n u fa c tu r in g

O ffic e w o r k e r s

P u b lic
u tilitie s 3

A ll w o r k e r s __________________________________

100

100

100

W o r k e r s in e s t a b l i s h m e n t s p r o v id in g a t
l e a s t 1 o f th e b e n e f it s sh o w n b e l o w ___________

A ll
in d u s tr ie s 4

M a n u fa c tu r in g

P u b lic
u tilitie s 3

R e ta il tra d e

F in a n c e 5

100

100

100

100

100

100

R e ta il tra d e

93

98

97

87

99

99

99

95

100

L i f e i n s u r a n c e ________________________________
A c c id e n t a l d e a th a n d d is m e m b e r m e n t
i n s u r a n c e ____________________________________
S i c k n e s s a n d a c c id e n t in s u r a n c e o r
s i c k le a v e o r b o th 6 _________________________

85

89

97

73

97

96

99

91

100

52

49

75

47

55

53

61

63

45

72

84

82

51

77

86

78

72

70

S i c k n e s s a n d a c c id e n t in s u r a n c e _________
S ic k le a v e (f u ll p a y a n d no
w a itin g p e r i o d ) ___________________________
S ic k le a v e ( p a r t i a l p a y o r
w a itin g p e r i o d ) ___________________________

54

75

45

23

40

70

29

19

29

31

40

18

19

51

61

39

22

65

12

7

42

13

12

4

28

38

-

H o s p it a li z a t i o n i n s u r a n c e __________________
S u r g i c a l i n s u r a n c e ____________________________
M e d ic a l i n s u r a n c e __________________ ______
C a t a s t r o p h e i n s u r a n c e ________________________
R e t ir e m e n t p e n s io n ___________________ _____

92
92
81
62
67

98
98
85
59
77

97
97
87
87
82

84
84
77
65
52

97
97
92
87
81

99
99
94
88
85

99
99
93
89
85

92
92
88
80
77

100
100
96
95
85

1
2
3
4
5

I n c lu d e s th o s e p l a n s f o r w h ich a t l e a s t a p a r t o f th e c o s t i s b o r n e b y th e e m p l o y e r , e x c e p t t h o s e l e g a l l y r e q u i r e d , su c h a s w o r k m e n 's c o m p e n s a t io n , s o c i a l s e c u r i t y , a n d r a i l r o a d r e t i r e m e n t .
I n c lu d e s d a ta f o r w h o le s a le t r a d e , r e a l e s t a t e , a n d s e r v i c e s , in a d d it io n to th o s e in d u s t r y d i v i s i o n s sh o w n s e p a r a t e l y .
T r a n s p o r t a t i o n , c o m m u n ic a t io n , a n d o th e r p u b lic u t i l i t i e s .
I n c lu d e s d a ta fo r w h o l e s a le t r a d e a n d s e r v i c e s in a d d itio n to th o s e in d u s t r y d iv i s i o n s sh o w n s e p a r a t e l y .
F in a n c e , in su r a n c e , and r e a l e s ta te .
U n d u p lic a te d to ta l o f w o r k e r s r e c e iv i n g s i c k le a v e o r s i c k n e s s a n d a c c id e n t in s u r a n c e sh o w n s e p a r a t e l y b e lo w .
S ic k le a v e p l a n s a r e li m it e d to th o s e w h ich d e fin it e ly e s t a b l i s h a t l e a s t
th e m in im u m n u m b e r o f d a y s ' p a y th a t ca n b e e x p e c te d b y e a c h e m p lo y e e .
I n f o r m a l s i c k le a v e a ll o w a n c e s d e t e r m in e d on a n in d iv id u a l b a s i s a r e e x c lu d e d .




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Table B-7. Method of Wage Determination and Frequency of Payment
( P e r c e n t d is t r i b u t i o n o f p la n t a n d o f f ic e w o r k e r s in a l l i n d u s t r i e s an d in in d u s t r y d i v i s i o n s b y m e th o d o f w a g e d e t e r m i n a t i o n 1
a n d f r e q u e n c y o f w a g e p a y m e n t, D a l l a s , T e x ., N o v e m b e r 19 6 8 )
O ffic e w o r k e r s

P la n t w o r k e r s
Ite m

A ll w o r k e r s ____________________

A ll
in d u s tr ie s 2

_____ ___

M a n u fa c tu r in g

P u b l ic
u tilitie s 3

R e ta il tra d e

A ll
in d u s tr ie s 4

P u b l ic
u tilitie s 3

M a n u fa c tu r in g

R e ta il tra d e

F in a n c e 5

100

100

100

100

100

100

100

100

100

93
64
12
53

93
79
11
68

99
89
28
62

85
35
3
32

100
60
2
58

100
60
60

100
80
10
70

100
57
57

100
68
3
65

26

36

47

4

4

1

24

-

2

7

5

7

11

27

23

30

41

32

20
29
7
3
3

27
14
7
6
6

7
10
1

26
40

16
43

31
32

-

-

17
50
15
(‘ )
( 6)

1
(‘ )
(6 )
3

1
1
“

1

1
1
14

76
21
2

35
35
30
-

68
23
9
-

M e th o d o f w a g e d e t e r m i n a t i o n 1
P a i d tim e r a t e s ___________________________________
F o r m a l r a t e p o l i c y ___________________________
S in g le r a t e ____ ____________________ _______
R a n g e o f r a t e s _____________ _____________
P r o g r e s s i o n b a s e d on a u t o m a t ic
a d v a n c e m e n t a c c o r d in g to
le n g th o f s e r v i c e ___________ —__ -___ P r o g r e s s i o n b a s e d on m e r i t
r e v ie w ____ __________ ___ ______
P r o g r e s s i o n b a s e d on a
c o m b in a t io n o f le n g th o f
s e r v i c e an d m e r i t r e v i e w ____________
N o f o r m a l r a t e p o l ic y --------------------------------P a i d b y in c e n t iv e m e th o d s _______________________
P i e c e r a t e _________________________________ ___
I n d iv id u a l___________________________________
G r o u p ___________________________ ___________
P r o d u c t io n b o n u s ______________________________
I n d iv id u a l __
_____ _
___
G r o u p _______________________________________
C o m m is s io n _ __
_-

-

-

36
40
-

-

16
20
-

-

-

M e th o d o f d e te r m in in g in c e n tiv e p a y o f o f f ic e w o r k e r s not p r e s e n t e d

F req u en cy of w age paym ent
W ee k ly
y
.
S e m im o n t h ly __________________________________ ___
M o n th ly ______
- - ___
O th e r f r e q u e n c y _________________ __ __________

1
z

3
4
5
6

70
22

8

( 6)

32
26
40
3

F o r a d e s c r i p t i o n o f th e m e th o d s o f w a g e d e t e r m in a t io n , s e e In tr o d u c tio n .
I n c lu d e s d a ta f o r w h o l e s a le t r a d e , r e a l e s t a t e , an d s e r v i c e s , in a d d itio n to th o s e in d u s t r y d i v i s i o n s sh o w n s e p a r a t e l y .
T r a n s p o r t a t i o n , c o m m u n ic a t io n , a n d o th e r p u b lic u t i l i t i e s .
I n c lu d e s d a t a f o r w h o l e s a le t r a d e a n d s e r v i c e s in a d d it io n to th o s e in d u s t r y d i v i s i o n s sh o w n s e p a r a t e l y .
F in a n c e , i n s u r a n c e , a n d r e a l e s t a t e .
L e s s th a n 0 .5 p e r c e n t .




49
30
16
5

31
23
47
-

64
27

8
1

6
30
62
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Appendix. Occupational Descriptions
T h e p r i m a r y p u r p o s e o f p r e p a r i n g jo b d e s c r i p t i o n s f o r th e B u r e a u 's w a g e s u r v e y s i s to a s s i s t i t s f ie ld s t a f f in c l a s s i f y i n g in to a p p r o p r ia t e
o c c u p a t io n s w o r k e r s who a r e e m p lo y e d u n d e r a v a r i e t y o f p a y r o l l t i t l e s a n d d if f e r e n t w o rk a r r a n g e m e n t s f r o m e s t a b li s h m e n t to e s t a b li s h m e n t an d
f r o m a r e a to a r e a .
T h is p e r m i t s th e g r o u p in g o f o c c u p a tio n a l w a g e r a t e s r e p r e s e n t i n g c o m p a r a b le jo b c o n te n t.
B e c a u s e o f t h is e m p h a s i s on
in t e r e s t a b l is h m e n t a n d i n t e r a r e a c o m p a r a b il it y o f o c c u p a tio n a l c o n te n t, th e B u r e a u 's jo b d e s c r i p t i o n s m a y d if f e r s i g n i f ic a n t l y f r o m th o s e in u s e in
in d iv id u a l e s t a b l i s h m e n t s o r th o s e p r e p a r e d f o r o th e r p u r p o s e s .
In a p p ly in g th e s e jo b d e s c r i p t i o n s , th e B u r e a u 's f ie ld e c o n o m is t s a r e in s t r u c t e d
to e x c lu d e w o rk in g s u p e r v i s o r s ; a p p r e n t i c e s ; l e a r n e r s ; b e g in n e r s ; t r a i n e e s ; a n d h a n d ic a p p e d , p a r t - t i m e , t e m p o r a r y , a n d p r o b a t i o n a r y w o r k e r s .

OFFICE
B IL L E R ,

CLERK,

M A C H IN E

P r e p a r e s s t a t e m e n t s , b i l l s , a n d in v o i c e s on a m a c h in e o th e r th a n a n o r d in a r y o r e l e c t r o m a t i c t y p e w r it e r .
M ay a l s o k e e p r e c o r d s a s to b il l i n g s o r sh ip p in g c h a r g e s o r p e r f o r m o th e r
c l e r i c a l w o rk in c id e n ta l to b il lin g o p e r a t io n s . F o r w a g e st u d y p u r p o s e s , b i l l e r s , m a c h in e , a r e
c l a s s i f i e d b y ty p e o f m a c h in e , a s f o ll o w s :
B i l l e r , m a c h in e ( b illin g m a c h in e ) . U s e s a s p e c i a l b illin g m a c h in e (M oon H o p k in s, E l li o t t
F i s h e r , B u r r o u g h s , e t c . , w h ich a r e c o m b in a tio n ty p in g an d a d d in g m a c h in e s ) to p r e p a r e b i l l s
an d in v o i c e s f r o m c u s t o m e r s ' p u r c h a s e o r d e r s , in t e r n a l ly p r e p a r e d o r d e r s , sh ip p in g m e m o ­
r a n d u m s , e t c . U s u a ll y in v o l v e s a p p lic a t i o n o f p r e d e t e r m in e d d is c o u n t s an d sh ip p in g c h a r g e s ,
a n d e n t r y of n e c e s s a r y e x te n is io n s , w h ich m a y o r m a y n o t b e c o m p u te d on th e b il lin g m a c h in e ,
a n d t o t a l s w h ich a r e a u t o m a t ic a ll y a c c u m u la t e d b y m a c h in e . T h e o p e r a tio n u s u a l ly in v o lv e s
a l a r g e n u m b e r of c a r b o n c o p i e s o f th e b ill b e in g p r e p a r e d a n d i s o fte n d o n e on a fa n fo ld
m a c h in e .
B i l l e r , m a c h in e (b o o k k e e p in g m a c h in e ) . U s e s a b o o k k e e p in g m a c h in e ( S u n d s t r a n d , E l li o t t
F i s h e r , R e m in g to n R a n d , e t c ., w h ich m a y o r m a y n o t h a v e t y p e w r it e r k e y b o a r d ) to p r e p a r e
c u s t o m e r s ' b i l l s a s p a r t o f th e a c c o u n t s r e c e i v a b l e o p e r a t io n . G e n e r a ll y in v o lv e s th e s i m u l t a ­
n e o u s e n tr y of f i g u r e s on c u s t o m e r s ' le d g e r r e c o r d . T h e m a c h in e a u t o m a t ic a ll y a c c u m u l a t e s
f i g u r e s on a n u m b e r o f v e r t i c a l c o lu m n s an d c o m p u t e s , a n d u s u a l ly p r in t s a u t o m a t ic a ll y the
d e b it o r c r e d i t b a l a n c e s . D o e s not in v o lv e a k n o w le d g e of b o o k k e e p in g . W o rk s f r o m u n if o r m
an d s t a n d a r d ty p e s o f s a l e s an d c r e d i t s l i p s .
B O O K K E E P IN G - M A C H IN E O P E R A T O R
O p e r a t e s a b o o k k e e p in g m a c h in e (R e m in g to n R a n d , E l l i o t t F i s h e r , S u n d s t r a n d , B u r r o u g h s ,
N a tio n a l C a s h R e g i s t e r , w ith o r w ith o u t a t y p e w r it e r k e y b o a r d ) to k e e p a r e c o r d o f b u s i n e s s
tr a n s a c tio n s .
C la ss A.
K e e p s a s e t o f r e c o r d s r e q u ir i n g a k n o w le d g e o f an d e x p e r i e n c e in b a s i c
b o o k k e e p in g p r i n c i p l e s , an d f a m i l i a r i t y w ith th e s t r u c t u r e o f th e p a r t i c u l a r a c c o u n t in g s y s t e m
u s e d . D e t e r m i n e s p r o p e r r e c o r d s a n d d is t r i b u t i o n o f d e b it a n d c r e d i t i t e m s to be u s e d in e a c h
p h a s e o f th e w o rk .
M a y p r e p a r e c o n s o l id a t e d r e p o r t s , b a la n c e s h e e t s , a n d o th e r r e c o r d s
b y h an d .
C l a s s B . K e e p s a r e c o r d of one o r m o r e p h a s e s o r s e c t i o n s o f a s e t o f r e c o r d s u s u a l ly
r e q u ir i n g li t t l e k n o w le d g e o f b a s i c b o o k k e e p in g . P h a s e s o r s e c t i o n s in c lu d e a c c o u n t s p a y a b le ,
p a y r o l l, c u s t o m e r s ' a c c o u n t s (n o t in c lu d in g a s i m p le ty p e o f b il lin g d e s c r i b e d u n d e r b i l l e r ,
m a c h in e ), c o s t d is t r i b u t i o n , e x p e n s e d is t r i b u t i o n , in v e n t o r y c o n t r o l , e t c . M a y c h e c k o r a s s i s t
in p r e p a r a t i o n o f t r i a l b a l a n c e s a n d p r e p a r e c o n t r o l s h e e t s f o r th e a c c o u n t in g d e p a r t m e n t .
CLERK,

A C C O U N T IN G

C l a s s A . U n d e r g e n e r a l d ir e c t i o n o f a b o o k k e e p e r o r a c c o u n t a n t, h a s r e s p o n s i b i l i t y f o r
k e e p in g one o r m o r e s e c t i o n s of a c o m p le te s e t of b o o k s o r r e c o r d s r e la t in g to one p h a se
of a n e s t a b l i s h m e n t 's b u s i n e s s t r a n s a c t i o n s . W ork in v o lv e s p o s tin g a n d b a la n c in g s u b s i d i a r y
le d g e r o r l e d g e r s su c h a s a c c o u n t s r e c e i v a b l e o r a c c o u n t s p a y a b le ; e x a m in in g a n d c o d in g
in v o i c e s o r v o u c h e r s w ith p r o p e r a c c o u n t in g d is t r i b u t i o n ; an d r e q u i r e s ju d g m e n t a n d e x p e r i ­
e n c e in m a k in g p r o p e r a s s i g n a t i o n s a n d a l l o c a t i o n s . M a y a s s i s t in p r e p a r i n g , a d ju s t i n g , a n d
c l o s in g jo u r n a l e n t r i e s ; an d m a y d i r e c t c l a s s B a c c o u n t in g c l e r k s .
C l a s s B . U n d e r s u p e r v is io n , p e r f o r m s one o r m o r e ro u tin e a c c o u n t in g o p e r a t io n s su c h
a s p o s tin g s i m p le jo u r n a l v o u c h e r s o r a c c o u n t s p a y a b le v o u c h e r s , e n te r in g v o u c h e r s in
v o u c h e r r e g i s t e r s ; r e c o n c il in g b an k a c c o u n t s ; an d p o s tin g s u b s i d i a r y l e d g e r s c o n t r o lle d by
g e n e r a l l e d g e r s , o r p o s tin g s i m p le c o s t a c c o u n t in g d a t a . T h is jo b d o e s n o t r e q u ir e a k n o w l­
e d g e o f a c c o u n t in g a n d b o o k k e e p in g p r in c i p le s b u t i s fo u n d in o f f i c e s in w h ich th e m o r e ro u tin e
a c c o u n t in g w o rk i s su b d iv id e d on a f u n c tio n a l b a s i s a m o n g s e v e r a l w o r k e r s .




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F IL E

C l a s s A . In an e s t a b l i s h e d
f i l e s , c l a s s i f i e s an d in d e x e s f i l e
m e n t s , e t c . M a y a l s o f il e t h is
w ith th e f i l e s .
M a y le a d a s m

f il in g s y s t e m c o n ta in in g a n u m b e r o f v a r ie d s u b je c t m a t t e r
m a t e r i a l su c h a s c o r r e s p o n d e n c e , r e p o r t s , t e c h n ic a l d o c u ­
m a t e r i a l . M a y k e e p r e c o r d s o f v a r io u s t y p e s in c o n ju n c tio n
a l l g r o u p o f lo w e r l e v e l f i l e c l e r k s .

C l a s s B . S o r t s , c o d e s , an d f i l e s u n c l a s s i f i e d m a t e r i a l b y s i m p le ( s u b je c t m a t t e r ) h e a d ­
in g s ~ or—palFtly c l a s s i f i e d m a t e r i a l b y f in e r s u b h e a d in g s . P r e p a r e s s i m p le r e l a t e d in d e x an d
c r o s s - r e f e r e n c e a i d s . A s r e q u e s t e d , l o c a t e s c l e a r l y id e n tifie d m a t e r i a l in f i l e s a n d f o r w a r d s
m a te r ia l.
M a y p e r f o r m r e l a t e d c l e r i c a l t a s k s r e q u ir e d to m a in ta in an d s e r v i c e f i l e s .
C l a s s C . P e r f o r m s ro u tin e f il in g o f m a t e r i a l th a t h a s a l r e a d y b e e n c l a s s i f i e d o r w h ich
i s e a s i l y c l a s s i f i e d in a s i m p le s e r i a l c l a s s i f i c a t i o n s y s t e m ( e . g . , a lp h a b e t ic a l, c h r o n o lo g ic a l,
o r n u m e r ic a l) . A s r e q u e s t e d , l o c a t e s r e a d i l y a v a i l a b l e m a t e r i a l in f i l e s an d f o r w a r d s m a ­
t e r i a l ; an d m a y f i l l o u t w ith d r a w a l c h a r g e . P e r f o r m s s i m p le c l e r i c a l a n d m a n u a l t a s k s r e ­
q u i r e d to m a in ta in a n d s e r v i c e f i l e s .
CLERK,

O RD ED

R e c e i v e s c u s t o m e r s ' o r d e r s f o r m a t e r i a l o r m e r c h a n d is e b y m a i l , p h o n e , o r p e r s o n a l ly .
D u tie s in v o lv e a n y c o m b in a t io n o f th e fo ll o w i n g : Q u o tin g p r i c e s to c u s t o m e r s ; m a k in g o ut a n o r d e r
s h e e t l i s t in g th e i t e m s to m a k e u p th e o r d e r ; c h e c k in g p r i c e s an d q u a n t i t ie s o f it e m s on o r d e r
s h e e t ; an d d is t r i b u t i n g o r d e r s h e e t s to r e s p e c t i v e d e p a r t m e n t s to b e f il le d . M a y c h e c k w ith c r e d i t
d e p a r t m e n t to d e t e r m in e c r e d i t r a t i n g o f c u s t o m e r , a c k n o w le d g e r e c e i p t o f o r d e r s f r o m c u s t o m e r s ,
fo llo w u p o r d e r s to s e e th a t th e y h a v e b e e n f i l l e d , k e e p f i l e o f o r d e r s r e c e iv e d , a n d c h e c k sh ip p in g
in v o i c e s w ith o r ig in a l o r d e r s .
CLERK,

PAYRO LL

C o m p u t e s w a g e s o f c o m p a n y e m p l o y e e s a n d e n t e r s the n e c e s s a r y d a t a on th e p a y r o l l
s h e e t s . D u tie s in v o lv e : C a lc u la t i n g w o r k e r s ' e a r n in g s b a s e d on tim e o r p r o d u c tio n r e c o r d s ; an d
p o s tin g c a lc u la t e d d a t a on p a y r o l l s h e e t , sh o w in g in fo r m a t io n su c h a s w o r k e r 's n a m e , w o rk in g
d a y s , t i m e , r a t e , d e d u c tio n s f o r i n s u r a n c e , a n d to ta l w a g e s d u e . M a y m a k e o u t p a y c h e c k s an d
a s s i s t p a y m a s t e r in m a k in g u p an d d is t r i b u t i n g p a y e n v e l o p e s .
M a y u s e a c a lc u la t i n g m a c h in e .
C O M PTO M ETER O PERATO R
P r i m a r y d u ty i s to o p e r a t e a C o m p to m e te r to p e r f o r m m a t h e m a t ic a l c o m p u ta tio n s . T h is
jo b i s n o t to b e c o n f u s e d w ith th a t o f s t a t i s t i c a l o r o th e r ty p e o f c l e r k , w h ich m a y in v o lv e f r e ­
q u e n t u s e o f a C o m p to m e te r b u t, in w h ich , u s e o f t h is m a c h in e i s in c id e n ta l to p e r f o r m a n c e of
o th e r d u t ie s .
KEYPUNCH OPERATO R
C l a s s A . O p e r a t e s a n u m e r ic a l a n d / o r a lp h a b e t ic a l o r c o m b in a tio n k e y p u n c h m a c h in e to
t r a n s c r i b e d a ta f r o m v a r i o u s s o u r c e d o c u m e n t s to k e y p u n ch t a b u la t in g c a r d s . P e r f o r m s s a m e
t a s k s a s lo w e r le v e l k e y p u n c h o p e r a t o r b u t, in a d d it io n , w o rk r e q u i r e s a p p lic a t i o n o f c o d in g
s k i l l s a n d the m a k in g o f so m e d e t e r m in a t i o n s , f o r e x a m p le , l o c a t e s on th e s o u r c e d o c u m e n t
th e i t e m s to b e p u n ch ed ; e x t r a c t s in fo r m a tio n f r o m s e v e r a l d o c u m e n t s ; a n d s e a r c h e s f o r an d
i n t e r p r e t s in f o r m a tio n on th e d o c u m e n t to d e t e r m in e in fo r m a tio n to be p u n c h e d . M a y t r a i n
in e x p e r ie n c e d o p e r a t o r s .

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K E Y P U N C H O P E R A T O R — C o n tin u e d
C la ss B.
U n d e r c l o s e s u p e r v i s i o n o r fo llo w in g s p e c i f i c p r o c e d u r e s o r in s t r u c t i o n s ,
t r a n s c r i b e s d a ta f r o m s o u r c e d o c u m e n t s to pu n ch ed c a r d s .
O p e r a t e s a n u m e r ic a l a n d / o r
a lp h a b e t ic a l o r c o m b in a t io n k e y p u n c h m a c h in e to k e y p u n ch t a b u la t in g c a r d s . M a y v e r i f y c a r d s .
W o rkin g f r o m v a r i o u s s t a n d a r d iz e d s o u r c e d o c u m e n t s , f o llo w s s p e c i f ie d s e q u e n c e s w h ich h a v e
b e e n c o d e d o r p r e s c r i b e d in d e t a il an d r e q u i r e lit t le o r no s e l e c t i n g , c o d in g , o r in t e r p r e t in g
o f d a ta to b e p u n ch ed . P r o b l e m s a r i s i n g f r o m e r r o n e o u s i t e m s o r c o d e s , m i s s i n g in f o r m a tio n ,
e t c ., a r e r e f e r r e d to s u p e r v i s o r .

S E C R E T A R Y — C o n tin u ed
d . S e c r e t a r y to th e h e a d o f an in d iv id u a l p la n t, f a c t o r y , e t c . (o r o th e r e q u iv a le n t le v e l
of o f f ic i a l ) th a t e m p l o y s , in a l l , o v e r 5, 000 p e r s o n s ; o r
e . S e c r e t a r y to th e h e a d o f a l a r g e an d im p o r ta n t o r g a n i z a t io n a l s e g m e n t ( e . g . , a m id d le
m a n a g e m e n t s u p e r v i s o r o f an o r g a n i z a t io n a l s e g m e n t o fte n in v o lv in g a s m a n y a s s e v e r a l h u n d red
p e r s o n s ) o f a c o m p a n y th a t e m p l o y s , in a l l , o v e r 2 5 ,0 0 0 p e r s o n s .
C la ss C

O F F IC E BO Y OR G IR L
P e r t o r m s v a r io u s r o u tin e d u t ie s su c h a s ru n n in g e r r a n d s , o p e r a tin g m in o r o f f ic e m a ­
c h in e s su c h a s s e a l e r s o r m a i l e r s , o p e n in g a n d d is t r i b u t i n g m a i l , an d o th e r m in o r c l e r i c a l w o rk .

a . S e c r e t a r y to a n e x e c u tiv e o r m a n a g e r i a l p e r s o n w h o se r e s p o n s i b i l i t y i s not e q u iv a le n t
to one of the s p e c i f i c le v e l s i t u a t io n s in th e d e fin itio n f o r c l a s s B , b u t w h o se s u b o r d in a te s t a f f
n o r m a l ly n u m b e r s a t l e a s t s e v e r a l d o z e n e m p l o y e e s a n d i s u s u a l ly d iv id e d in to o r g a n i z a t io n a l
s e g m e n t s w h ich a r e o fte n , in tu r n , f u r t h e r su b d iv id e d . In so m e c o m p a n ie s , t h is le v e l in c lu d e s a
w ide r a n g e o f o r g a n i z a t io n a l e c h e lo n s ; in o t h e r s , o n ly one o r tw o ; o r

SEC R ET A R Y
A s s ig n e d a s p e r s o n a l s e c r e t a r y , n o r m a l ly to one in d iv id u a l. M a in ta in s a c l o s e a n d h ig h ly
r e s p o n s iv e r e la t io n s h ip to th e d a y - t o - d a y w o r k a c t i v i t i e s o f th e s u p e r v i s o r . W o rk s f a i r l y in d e ­
p e n d e n tly r e c e iv i n g a m in im u m o f d e t a ile d s u p e r v i s i o n a n d g u id a n c e .
P e r f o r m s v a r ie d c l e r i c a l
an d s e c r e t a r i a l d u t ie s , u s u a l ly in c lu d in g m o s t of th e f o llo w in g : (a) R e c e iv e s te le p h o n e c a l l s ,
p e r s o n a l c a l l e r s , a n d in c o m in g m a i l , a n s w e r s r o u tin e i n q u i r i e s , an d r o u t e s the t e c h n ic a l in q u ir i e s
to th e p r o p e r p e r s o n s ; (b) e s t a b l i s h e s , m a in t a in s , a n d r e v i s e s th e s u p e r v i s o r 's f i l e s ; (c) m a in t a in s
th e s u p e r v i s o r 's c a le n d a r a n d m a k e s a p p o in tm e n t s a s in s t r u c t e d ; (d) r e l a y s m e s s a g e s f r o m s u p e r ­
v i s o r to s u b o r d in a t e s ; (e) r e v i e w s c o r r e s p o n d e n c e , m e m o r a n d a , an d r e p o r t s p r e p a r e d b y o t h e r s
fo r th e s u p e r v i s o r 's s i g n a t u r e to a s s u r e p r o c e d u r a l a n d ty p o g r a p h ic a c c u r a c y ; a n d (f) p e r f o r m s
s t e n o g r a p h ic a n d ty p in g w o rk .
M ay a l s o p e r f o r m o th e r c l e r i c a l an d s e c r e t a r i a l t a s k s o f c o m p a r a b le n a tu r e a n d d if f ic u lt y .
T h e w o rk t y p ic a ll y r e q u i r e s k n o w le d g e o f o f f ic e ro u tin e a n d u n d e r s ta n d in g o f th e o r g a n i z a t io n ,
p r o g r a m s , a n d p r o c e d u r e s r e l a t e d to th e w o rk o f the s u p e r v i s o r .
E x c lu s i o n s
N o t a l l p o s it i o n s th a t a r e title d " s e c r e t a r y " p o s s e s s the a b o v e c h a r a c t e r i s t i c s . E x a m p l e s
of p o s it i o n s w h ich a r e e x c lu d e d f r o m the d e fin itio n a r e a s f o ll o w s : (a) P o s i t io n s w h ich do not m e e t
the " p e r s o n a l " s e c r e t a r y c o n c e p t d e s c r i b e d a b o v e ; (b) s t e n o g r a p h e r s n o t f u lly t r a i n e d in s e c r e t a r i a l
ty p e d u t ie s ; (c) s t e n o g r a p h e r s s e r v in g a s o f f ic e a s s i s t a n t s to a g r o u p of p r o f e s s i o n a l , t e c h n ic a l,
o r m a n a g e r i a l p e r s o n s ; (d) s e c r e t a r y p o s it i o n s in w h ich th e d u t ie s a r e e i t h e r s u b s t a n t ia ll y m o r e
r o u tin e o r s u b s t a n t ia ll y m o r e c o m p le x a n d r e s p o n s i b l e th a n th o s e c h a r a c t e r i z e d in the d e fin itio n ;
an d (e) a s s i s t a n t ty p e p o s it i o n s w h ich in v o lv e m o r e d if f i c u l t o r m o r e r e s p o n s ib l e t e c h n ic a l, a d m in ­
i s t r a t i v e , s u p e r v i s o r y , o r s p e c i a l i z e d c l e r i c a l d u t ie s w h ich a r e not t y p ic a l o f s e c r e t a r i a l w o rk .
N O T E : T h e t e r m " c o r p o r a t e o f f i c e r , " u s e d in the le v e l d e f in itio n s fo llo w in g , r e f e r s to
th o s e o f f i c i a l s w ho h a v e a s i g n i f ic a n t c o r p o r a t e - w i d e p o lic y m a k in g r o le w ith r e g a r d to m a jo r
c o m p a n y a c t i v i t i e s . T h e t i t le " v i c e p r e s i d e n t , " th o u g h n o r m a l ly in d ic a tiv e of t h is r o le , d o e s not
in a l l c a s e s id e n tify su c h p o s i t i o n s . V ic e p r e s i d e n t s w h o se p r i m a r y r e s p o n s i b i l i t y i s to a c t p e r ­
s o n a l ly on in d iv id u a l c a s e s o r t r a n s a c t i o n s ( e . g . , a p p r o v e o r d e n y in d iv id u a l lo a n o r c r e d i t a c t io n s ;
a d m i n i s t e r in d iv id u a l t r u s t a c c o u n t s ; d i r e c t l y s u p e r v i s e a c l e r i c a l s t a ff ) a r e n o t c o n s id e r e d to be
" c o r p o r a t e o f f i c e r s " f o r p u r p o s e s of a p p ly in g th e fo llo w in g le v e l d e f in i t io n s .
C la ss A
over

a.
S e c r e t a r y to th e c h a ir m a n o f th e b o a r d o r p r e s i d e n t o f a c o m p a n y th a t e m p l o y s , in a l l ,
100 b u t fe w e r th a n 5 , 0 0 0 p e r s o n s ; o r

b . S e c r e t a r y to a c o r p o r a t e o f f i c e r (o th e r th an th e c h a ir m a n o f th e b o a r d o r p r e s id e n t)
o f a c o m p a n y th a t e m p l o y e s , in a l l , o v e r 5 , 0 0 0 b u t f e w e r th a n 2 5 , 0 0 0 p e r s o n s ; o r
c.
S e c r e t a r y to th e h e a d ( im m e d i a t e l y b e lo w th e c o r p o r a t e o f f ic e r le v e l) of a m a jo r s e g ­
m e n t o r s u b s i d i a r y o f a c o m p a n y th a t e m p l o y s , in a l l , o v e r 2 5 , 0 0 0 p e r s o n s .
C la ss

B

a.
S e c r e t a r y to th e c h a ir m a n o f th e b o a r d o r p r e s i d e n t o f a c o m p a n y th a t e m p l o y s , in a l l ,
fe w e r th a n 100 p e r s o n s ; o r
b . S e c r e t a r y to a c o r p o r a t e o f f i c e r ( o th e r th a n c h a ir m a n o f th e b o a r d o r p r e s id e n t ) of
a c o m p a n y th a t e m p l o y s , in a l l , o v e r 100 b u t f e w e r th a n 5, 0 0 0 p e r s o n s ; o r
c . S e c r e t a r y to th e h e a d ( im m e d i a t e l y b e lo w the o f f ic e r le v e l) o v e r e i t h e r a m a jo r
c o r p o r a t e - w i d e fu n c tio n a l a c t iv i t y ( e . g . , m a r k e t i n g , r e s e a r c h , o p e r a t io n s , in d u s t r i a l r e l a t i o n s , e t c .)
o r a m a jo r g e o g r a p h ic o r o r g a n i z a t io n a l s e g m e n t ( e . g . , a r e g io n a l h e a d q u a r t e r s ; a m a jo r d iv is io n )
o F a c o m p a n y th a t e m p l o y s , in a l l , o v e r 5, 0 0 0 b u t fe w e r th an 2 5 , 000 e m p l o y e e s ; o r




b. S e c r e t a r y to the h e a d o f a n in d iv id u a l p la n t, f a c t o r y , e t c . ( o r o th e r e q u iv a le n t le v e l of
o f f ic i a l ) th a t e m p l o y s , in a l l , f e w e r th an 5, 000 p e r s o n s .
C la ss D
a . S e c r e t a r y to th e s u p e r v i s o r o r h e a d o f a s m a l l o r g a n i z a t io n a l u n it ( e . g . , fe w e r th an
a b o u t 25 o r 30 p e r s o n s ) ; o r
b . S e c r e t a r y to a n o n s u p e r v i s o r y s t a f f s p e c i a l i s t , p r o f e s s i o n a l e m p lo y e e , a d m in is t r a t iv e
o f f i c e r , o r a s s i s t a n t , s k il le d te c h n ic ia n o r e x p e r t . (N O T E : M an y c o m p a n ie s a s s i g n s t e n o g r a p h e r s ,
r a t h e r th a n s e c r e t a r i e s a s d e s c r i b e d a b o v e , to t h is le v e l of s u p e r v i s o r y o r n o n s u p e r v i s o r y w o r k e r .)
STEN O G R A PH ER ,

GENERAL

P r i m a r y du ty i s to ta k e d ic t a t io n in v o lv in g a n o r m a l ro u tin e v o c a b u la r y f r o m one o r m o r e
p e r s o n s e i t h e r in sh o rth a n d o r b y S te n o ty p e o r s i m i l a r m a c h in e ; an d t r a n s c r i b e d ic t a t io n . M ay
a l s o ty p e f r o m w r it te n c o p y . M a y m a in ta in f i l e s , k e e p s i m p le r e c o r d s , o r p e r f o r m o th e r r e l a t i v e l y
r o u tin e c l e r i c a l t a s k s .
M a y o p e r a t e f r o m a s t e n o g r a p h ic p o o l.
D o e s n o t in c lu d e t r a n s c r i b i n g m a c h in e w o rk . (S e e t r a n s c r ib in g - m a c h in e o p e r a t o r .)
STEN O G R A PH ER ,

S E N IO R

P r i m a r y d u ty i s to ta k e d ic t a t io n in v o lv in g a v a r ie d te c h n ic a l o r s p e c i a l i z e d v o c a b u la r y
su c h a s in l e g a l b r i e f s o r r e p o r t s on s c ie n t if i c r e s e a r c h f r o m one o r m o r e p e r s o n s e i t h e r in s h o r t ­
h an d o r b y S te n o ty p e o r s i m i l a r m a c h in e ; an d t r a n s c r i b e d ic t a t io n . M ay a l s o ty p e f r o m w r itte n
copy.
M ay a l s o s e t up an d m a in ta in f i l e s , k e e p r e c o r d s , e t c .
•OR
P e r f o r m s s t e n o g r a p h ic d u t ie s r e q u ir i n g s i g n i f ic a n t l y g r e a t e r in d e p e n d e n c e an d r e s p o n s i ­
b il it y th a n s t e n o g r a p h e r s , g e n e r a l a s e v id e n c e d b y the fo llo w in g : W ork r e q u i r e s h ig h d e g r e e of
s t e n o g r a p h ic s p e e d an d a c c u r a c y ; an d a th o ro u g h w o rk in g k n o w le d g e o f g e n e r a l b u s i n e s s a n d o ffic e
p r o c e d u r e s an d o f th e s p e c i f i c b u s i n e s s o p e r a t io n s , o r g a n i z a t io n , p o l i c i e s , p r o c e d u r e s , f i l e s ,
w o rk flo w , e t c .
U s e s th is k n o w le d g e in p e r f o r m i n g s t e n o g r a p h ic d u t ie s a n d r e s p o n s ib l e c l e r i c a l
t a s k s su c h a s , m a in ta in in g fo llo w u p f i l e s ; a s s e m b l i n g * m a t e r i a l fo r r e p o r t s , m e m o r a n d u m s , l e t t e r s ,
e t c .; c o m p o s in g s i m p le l e t t e r s f r o m g e n e r a l i n s t r u c t i o n s ; r e a d in g an d r o u tin g in c o m in g m a il ; and
a n s w e r in g r o u tin e q u e s t i o n s , e t c .
D o e s n o t in c lu d e t r a n s c r ib in g - m a c h in e w o rk .
S W IT C H B O A R D O P E R A T O R
C l a s s A . O p e r a t e s a s in g le - o r m u lt ip l e - p o s it i o n te le p h o n e sw itc h b o a r d h a n d lin g in c o m in g ,
o u tg o in g , in t r a p l a n t o r o f f ic e c a l l s .
P e r f o r m s fu ll te le p h o n e in fo r m a tio n s e r v i c e o r h a n d le s
c o m p le x c a l l s , su c h a s c o n f e r e n c e , c o ll e c t , o v e r s e a s , o r s i m i l a r c a l l s , e i t h e r in a d d itio n to d o in g
ro u tin e w o rk a s d e s c r i b e d f o r sw itc h b o a r d o p e r a t o r , c l a s s B , o r a s a f u l l - t i m e a s s ig n m e n t .
( " F u l l " te le p h o n e in f o r m a tio n s e r v i c e o c c u r s w hen the e s t a b li s h m e n t h a s v a r ie d fu n c tio n s th a t a r e
n o t r e a d i l y u n d e r s t a n d a b le f o r te le p h o n e in fo r m a tio n p u r p o s e s , e . g . , b e c a u s e of o v e r la p p in g o r
in t e r r e l a t e d f u n c tio n s , a n d c o n s e q u e n tly p r e s e n t fr e q u e n t p r o b l e m s a s to w h ich e x t e n s io n s a r e
a p p r o p r ia t e f o r c a l l s . )
C l a s s B . O p e r a t e s a s in g le - o r m u lt ip l e - p o s it i o n te le p h o n e sw itc h b o a r d h a n d lin g in c o m in g ,
o u tg o in g , in t r a p l a n t o r o f f ic e c a l l s . M a y h a n d le ro u tin e lo n g d is t a n c e c a l l s a n d r e c o r d t o l l s . M ay
p e r f o r m lim it e d te le p h o n e in f o r m a tio n s e r v i c e . ( " L i m i t e d " te le p h o n e in fo r m a tio n s e r v i c e o c c u r s
if th e fu n c tio n s o f the e s t a b li s h m e n t s e r v i c e d a r e r e a d i ly u n d e r s t a n d a b le f o r te le p h o n e in fo r m a tio n
p u r p o s e s , o r if the r e q u e s t s a r e r o u t in e , e . g . , g iv in g e x te n s io n n u m b e r s w hen s p e c i f i c n a m e s a r e
f u r n is h e d , o r if c o m p le x c a l l s a r e r e f e r r e d to a n o th e r o p e r a t o r .)

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T A B U L A T I N G - M A C H I N E O P E R A T O R — C o n tin u ed

In a d d it io n to p e r f o r m i n g d u t ie s of o p e r a t o r on a s i n g l e - p o s i t i o n o r m o n ito r - ty p e s w it c h ­
b o a r d , a c t s a s r e c e p t i o n i s t an d m a y a l s o ty p e o r p e r f o r m ro u tin e c l e r i c a l w o rk a s p a r t o f r e g u l a r
d u t ie s .
T h is ty p in g o r c l e r i c a l w o rk m a y ta k e th e m a jo r p a r t o f th is w o r k e r 's tim e w h ile at
s w itc h b o a r d .

C l a s s C . O p e r a t e s s i m p le ta b u la t in g o r e l e c t r i c a l a c c o u n tin g m a c h in e s su c h a s th e
s o r t e r , r e p r o d u c in g p u n ch , c o l l a t o r , e t c ., w ith s p e c i f i c i n s t r u c t i o n s .
M a y in c lu d e s i m p le
w ir in g f r o m d i a g r a m s an d so m e filin g w o rk . T h e w o rk t y p ic a ll y in v o lv e s p o r t io n s o f a w o rk
u n it, f o r e x a m p le , in d iv id u a l s o r t in g o r c o ll a t in g r u n s o r r e p e t it i v e o p e r a t io n s .
T R A N S C R IB IN G -M A C H IN E O P E R A T O R ,

GENERAL

T A B U L A T IN G -M A C H IN E O P E R A T O R
C l a s s A . O p e r a t e s a v a r i e t y o f ta b u la t in g o r e l e c t r i c a l a c c o u n t in g m a c h in e s , ty p ic a ll y
in c lu d in g su c h m a c h in e s a s th e t a b u l a t o r , c a l c u l a t o r , i n t e r p r e t e r , c o l l a t o r , a n d o t h e r s .
P e r f o r m s c o m p le te r e p o r t i n g a s s i g n m e n t s w ith o u t c l o s e s u p e r v i s i o n , and p e r f o r m s d if f ic u lt
w ir in g a s r e q u ir e d .
T h e c o m p le te r e p o r t i n g a n d ta b u la t in g a s s i g n m e n t s ty p ic a ll y in v o lv e a
v a r i e t y o f lo n g an d c o m p le x r e p o r t s w h ich o fte n a r e o f i r r e g u l a r o r n o n r e c u r r in g ty p e r e ­
q u ir in g s o m e p la n n in g an d s e q u e n c in g o f s t e p s to b e ta k e n . A s a m o r e e x p e r i e n c e d o p e r a t o r ,
i s t y p ic a ll y in v o lv e d in tr a i n in g new o p e r a t o r s in m a c h in e o p e r a t i o n s , o r p a r t i a l l y t r a i n e d
o p e r a t o r s in w ir in g f r o m d i a g r a m s an d o p e r a t in g s e q u e n c e s o f lo n g a n d c o m p le x r e p o r t s .
D o e s not in c lu d e w o r k in g s u p e r v i s o r s p e r f o r m i n g ta b u l a t in g - m a c h i n e o p e r a t io n s a n d d a y - t o d a y s u p e r v i s i o n o f th e w o rk and p r o d u c tio n of a g r o u p o f t a b u la t in g - m a c h in e o p e r a t o r s .
C l a s s B . O p e r a t e s m o r e d if f ic u lt t a b u la t in g o r e l e c t r i c a l a c c o u n t in g m a c h in e s su c h a s th e
ta b u l a t o r an d c a l c u l a t o r , in a d d itio n to th e s o r t e r , r e p r o d u c e r , an d c o l l a t o r .
T h is w o rk is
p e r f o r m e d u n d e r s p e c i f i c in s t r u c t i o n s an d m a y in c lu d e th e p e r f o r m a n c e of s o m e w ir in g f r o m
d i a g r a m s . T h e w o rk t y p ic a ll y in v o l v e s , f o r e x a m p le , t a b u l a t io n s in v o lv in g a r e p e t it i v e
a c c o u n t in g e x e r c i s e , a c o m p le te but s m a l l t a b u la t in g s t u d y , o r p a r t s o f a lo n g e r an d m o r e
c o m p le x r e p o r t . S u c h r e p o r t s an d s t u d i e s a r e u s u a l ly o f a r e c u r r i n g n a tu r e w h e r e th e p r o ­
c e d u r e s a r e w e ll e s t a b l i s h e d .
M a y a l s o in c lu d e th e tr a i n in g of new e m p l o y e e s in th e b a s i c
o p e r a t io n o f th e m a c h in e .

PROFESSIONAL

P r i m a r y du ty i s to t r a n s c r i b e d ic t a t io n in v o lv in g a n o r m a l r o u tin e v o c a b u la r y fr o m
tra n s c r ib in g - m a c h in c r e c o r d s .
M ay a l s o ty p e fr o m w r it te n c o p y an d do s i m p le c l e r i c a l w o rk .
W o r k e r s t r a n s c r i b i n g d ic t a t io n in v o lv in g a v a r ie d t e c h n ic a l o r s p e c i a l i z e d v o c a b u la r y su c h a s le g a l
b r i e f s o r r e p o r t s on s c i e n t i f i c r e s e a r c h a r e not in c lu d e d . A w o r k e r w ho t a k e s d ic t a t io n in s h o r t ­
h and o r by S te n o ty p e o r s i m i l a r m a c h in e is c l a s s i f i e d a s a s t e n o g r a p h e r , g e n e r a l .
T Y P IS T
U s e s a t y p e w r it e r to m a k e c o p i e s o f v a r io u s m a t e r i a l o r to m a k e out b i l l s a f t e r c a l c u l a ­
t io n s h a v e b e e n m a d e by a n o th e r p e r s o n . M a y in c lu d e ty p in g o f s t e n c i l s , m a t s , o r s i m i l a r m a t e ­
r i a l s f o r u s e in d u p lic a tin g p r o c e s s e s . M a y do c l e r i c a l w o rk in v o lv in g lit t le s p e c i a l t r a i n in g , su c h
a s k e e p in g s i m p le r e c o r d s , f il in g r e c o r d s an d r e p o r t s , o r s o r t in g and d is t r i b u t i n g in c o m in g m a il .
C l a s s A . P e r f o r m s one o r m o r e of th e fo llo w in g : T y p in g m a t e r i a l in fin a l f o r m w h en it
in v o lv e s c o m b in in g m a t e r i a l f r o m s e v e r a l s o u r c e s o r r e s p o n s i b i l i t y fo r c o r r e c t s p e l li n g ,
s y l l a b i c a t i o n , p u n c tu a tio n , e t c ., of t e c h n ic a l o r u n u s u a l w o r d s o r f o r e i g n la n g u a g e m a t e r i a l ;
a n d p la n n in g la y o u t an d ty p in g o f c o m p lic a t e d s t a t i s t i c a l t a b l e s to m a in ta in u n ifo r m ity an d
b a la n c e in s p a c in g .
M a y ty p e ro u tin e fo r m l e t t e r s v a r y in g d e t a i l s to s u it c i r c u m s t a n c e s .
C l a s s B . P e r f o r m s one o r m o r e o f th e fo llo w in g : C o p y ty p in g fr o m ro u g h o r c l e a r d r a f t s ;
r o u tin e ty p in g of f o r m s , in s u r a n c e p o l i c i e s , e t c .; an d s e t t in g up s i m p le s t a n d a r d t a b u l a t io n s ,
o r c o p y in g m o r e c o m p le x t a b l e s a l r e a d y s e tu p a n d s p a c e d p r o p e r l y .

TECHNICAL
D R A F T S M A N --- C o n tin u ed

D R A FT SM A N
C l a s s A . P l a n s the g r a p h i c p r e s e n t a t io n o f c o m p le x it e m s h a v in g d is t i n c t i v e d e s ig n
f e a t u r e s th a t d if f e r s i g n i f ic a n t l y f r o m e s t a b l i s h e d d r a f tin g p r e c e d e n t s . W o rk s in c l o s e s u p ­
p o r t w ith the d e s ig n o r i g i n a t o r , an d m a y r e c o m m e n d m in o r d e s ig n c h a n g e s . A n a l y z e s th e
e f f e c t o f e a c h c h a n g e on th e d e t a i l s of f o r m , fu n c tio n , an d p o s it i o n a l r e l a t io n s h ip s o f c o m ­
p o n e n ts an d p a r t s .
W o rk s w ith a m in im u m o f s u p e r v i s o r y a s s i s t a n c e .
C o m p le te d w o rk i s
re v ie w e d by d e s ig n o r ig in a t o r f o r c o n s is t e n c y w ith p r i o r e n g in e e r in g d e t e r m in a t i o n s .
M ay
e ith e r p r e p a r e d r a w in g s , o r d i r e c t t h e ir p r e p a r a t i o n b y lo w e r le v e l d r a f t s m e n .
C l a s s B . P e r f o r m s n o n ro u tin e a n d c o m p le x d r a f t in g a s s i g n m e n t s th a t r e q u ir e th e a p p l i ­
c a tio n o f m o s t o f th e s t a n d a r d iz e d d r a w in g te c h n iq u e s r e g u l a r l y u s e d .
D u tie s t y p ic a ll y in ­
v o lv e su c h w o rk a s :
P r e p a r e s w o r k in g d r a w in g s o f s u b a s s e m b l i e s w ith i r r e g u l a r s h a p e s ,
m u lt ip le fu n c tio n s , an d p r e c i s e p o s it i o n a l r e l a t io n s h ip s b e tw e e n c o m p o n e n t s; p r e p a r e s a r c h i ­
t e c t u r a l d r a w in g s f o r c o n s t r u c t io n of a b u ild in g in c lu d in g d e t a il d r a w in g s o f f o u n d a t io n s , w a ll
s e c t i o n s , flo o r p l a n s , a n d r o o f . U s e s a c c e p t e d f o r m u l a s an d m a n u a ls in m a k in g n e c e s s a r y
c o m p u ta tio n s to d e t e r m in e q u a n titie s o f m a t e r i a l s to b e u s e d , lo a d c a p a c i t i e s , s t r e n g t h s ,
s t r e s s e s , etc.
R e c e i v e s in it ia l in s t r u c t i o n s , r e q u i r e m e n t s , a n d a d v ic e f r o m s u p e r v i s o r .
C o m p le te d w o rk i s c h e c k e d f o r te c h n ic a l a d e q u a c y .

C l a s s C . P r e p a r e s d e t a il d r a w in g s of s i n g l e u n its o r p a r t s f o r e n g in e e r in g , c o n s t r u c t io n ,
m a n u fa c t u r in g , o r r e p a i r p u r p o s e s . T y p e s o f d r a w in g s p r e p a r e d in c lu d e i s o m e t r i c p r o je c t io n s
(d e p ic t in g th r e e d im e n s io n s in a c c u r a t e s c a l e ) an d s e c t i o n a l v ie w s to c l a r i f y p o s itio n in g of

c o m p o n e n ts an d c o n v e y n e e d e d in fo r m a tio n . C o n s o lid a t e s d e t a i l s fr o m a n u m b e r o f s o u r c e s
a n d a d ju s t s o r t r a n s p o s e s s c a l e a s r e q u ir e d . S u g g e s t e d m e th o d s o f a p p r o a c h , a p p lic a b le
p r e c e d e n t s , an d a d v ic e on s o u r c e m a t e r i a l s a r e g iv e n w ith in it i a l a s s i g n m e n t s .
I n s t r u c t io n s
a r e l e s s c o m p le te w h en a s s i g n m e n t s r e c u r .
W o rk m a y be s p o t - c h e c k e d d u r in g p r o g r e s s .
D R A FT SM A N -T R A C E R
C o p i e s p la n s an d d r a w in g s p r e p a r e d b y o t h e r s b y p la c in g t r a c i n g c lo th o r p a p e r o v e r
d r a w in g s and t r a c i n g w ith p e n o r p e n c il.
(D o e s not in c lu d e t r a c i n g li m it e d to p la n s p r i m a r i l y
c o n s is t in g o f s t r a i g h t li n e s an d a l a r g e s c a l e not r e q u ir i n g c l o s e d e lin e a tio n .)
a n d /o r
P r e p a r e s s i m p le o r r e p e t it i v e d r a w in g s of e a s i l y v i s u a l i z e d i t e m s .
d u r in g p r o g r e s s .
N U R SE,

W ork i s c l o s e l y s u p e r v is e d

I N D U S T R I A L (R E G I S T E R E D )

A r e g i s t e r e d n u r s e w ho g i v e s n u r s i n g s e r v i c e u n d e r g e n e r a l ,m e d i c a l d ir e c t i o n to il l o r
in ju r e d e m p l o y e e s o r o th e r p e r s o n s w ho b e c o m e i l l o r s u f f e r a n a c c id e n t on th e p r e m i s e s o f a
f a c t o r y o r o th e r e s t a b li s h m e n t . D u tie s in v o lv e a c o m b in a t io n o f th e fo llo w in g : G iv in g f i r s t a id
to th e il l o r in ju r e d ; a tte n d in g to su b se q u e n t d r e s s i n g o f e m p l o y e e s ' i n ju r i e s ; k e e p in g r e c o r d s
o f p a t i e n t s t r e a t e d ; p r e p a r i n g a c c id e n t r e p o r t s fo r c o m p e n s a tio n o r o th e r p u r p o s e s ; a s s i s t i n g in
p h y s ic a l e x a m in a t io n s a n d h e a lth e v a l u a t io n s of a p p lic a n t s an d e m p l o y e e s ; a n d p la n n in g an d c a r r y ­
in g out p r o g r a m s in v o lv in g h e a lth e d u c a tio n , a c c id e n t p r e v e n tio n , e v a lu a tio n o f p la n t e n v ir o n m e n t,
o r o th e r a c t i v i t i e s a f f e c t i n g th e h e a lt h , w e l f a r e , an d s a f e t y o f a ll p e r s o n n e l .

MAINTENANCE AND POWERPLANT

CARPENTER,

M A IN T E N A N C E

P e r f o r m s th e c a r p e n t r y d u t ie s n e c e s s a r y to c o n s t r u c t an d m a in ta in in g o o d r e p a i r b u ild in g
w o o d w o rk a n d e q u ip m e n t su c h a s b in s , c r i b s , c o u n t e r s , b e n c h e s , p a r t i t i o n s , d o o r s , f l o o r s , s t a i r s ,
c a s i n g s , a n d t r i m m a d e o f w ood in a n e s t a b li s h m e n t . W ork in v o lv e s m o s t o f th e f o llo w in g : P l a n ­
n in g an d la y in g o ut o f w o rk f r o m b lu e p r in t s , d r a w in g s , m o d e ls , o r v e r b a l in s t r u c t i o n s u s in g a
v a r i e t y o f c a r p e n t e r 's h a n d to o ls , p o r t a b l e p o w e r t o o l s , an d s t a n d a r d m e a s u r in g in s t r u m e n t s ;




CARPEN TER,

M A IN T E N A N C E — C o n tin u ed

m a k in g s t a n d a r d sh o p c o m p u ta tio n s r e la t in g to d im e n s io n s o f w o rk ; a n d s e l e c t i n g m a t e r i a l s n e c e s ­
s a r y f o r th e w o rk . In g e n e r a l , th e w o rk o f th e m a in te n a n c e c a r p e n t e r r e q u i r e s ro u n d e d t r a i n ­
in g a n d e x p e r i e n c e u s u a l ly a c q u ir e d th ro u g h a f o r m a l a p p r e n t ic e s h ip o r e q u iv a le n t tr a i n in g a n d
e x p e rie n c e .

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M E C H A N IC , A U T O M O T IV E (M A IN T E N A N C E )— C o n tin u ed

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e s t a b li s h m e n t . W o rk in v o lv e s m o s t o f th e f o llo w in g : I n s t a ll in g o r r e p a i r i n g an y o f a v a r i e t y o f
e l e c t r i c a l e q u ip m e n t su c h a s g e n e r a t o r s , t r a n s f o r m e r s , s w i t c h b o a r d s , c o n t r o l l e r s , c i r c u i t b r e a k ­
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b lu e p r i n t s , d r a w in g s , la y o u t s , o r o th e r s p e c i f i c a t i o n s ; lo c a t i n g a n d d ia g n o s in g t r o u b le in th e
e l e c t r i c a l s y s t e m o r e q u ip m e n t; w o r k in g s t a n d a r d c o m p u ta tio n s r e la t in g to lo a d r e q u ir e m e n t s of
w ir in g o r e l e c t r i c a l e q u ip m e n t; a n d u s in g a v a r i e t y o f e l e c t r i c i a n 's h a n d to o ls a n d m e a s u r i n g an d
t e s t i n g in s t r u m e n t s . In g e n e r a l , th e w o r k o f th e m a in te n a n c e e l e c t r i c i a n r e q u i r e s ro u n d e d t r a i n ­
in g a n d e x p e r i e n c e u s u a l l y a c q u ir e d th r o u g h a f o r m a l a p p r e n t ic e s h ip o r e q u iv a le n t tr a i n in g and
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a d ju s t i n g b r a k e s a n d l i g h t s , o r tig h te n in g b o d y b o l t s .
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m e c h a n ic r e q u i r e s ro u n d e d t r a i n in g an d e x p e r i e n c e u s u a l ly a c q u ir e d th ro u g h a f o r m a l a p p r e n ­
t i c e s h i p o r e q u iv a le n t t r a i n in g an d e x p e r i e n c e .

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e q u ip m e n t ( m e c h a n ic a l o r e l e c t r i c a l ) to s u p p ly th e e s t a b li s h m e n t in w h ic h e m p lo y e d w ith p o w e r ,
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k e e p in g a r e c o r d o f o p e r a t io n o f m a c h in e r y , t e m p e r a t u r e , a n d fu e l c o n s u m p tio n . M a y a l s o s u ­
p e r v i s e t h e s e o p e r a t io n s . H e a d o r c h ie f e n g in e e r s in e s t a b li s h m e n t s e m p lo y in g m o r e th a n one
e n g in e e r a r e e x c l u d e d .
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o r s t e a m . F e e d s f u e ls to f i r e b y h an d o r o p e r a t e s a m e c h a n ic a l s t o k e r , o r g a s o r o il b u r n e r ;
an d c h e c k s w a t e r an d s a f e t y v a l v e s . M a y c l e a n , o il , o r a s s i s t in r e p a i r i n g b o ile r r o o m e q u ip m e n t.
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o r g e n e r a l d u t ie s o f l e s s e r s k i l l , su c h a s k e e p in g a w o r k e r s u p p lie d w ith m a t e r i a l s a n d t o o l s ;
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t o o l s ; a n d p e r f o r m i n g o th e r u n s k ill e d t a s k s a s d i r e c t e d b y jo u r n e y m a n .
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h e lp e r i s p e r m i t t e d to p e r f o r m v a r i e s f r o m t r a d e to t r a d e : In so m e t r a d e s th e h e l p e r i s c o n ­
fin e d to s u p p ly in g , l i f t in g , a n d h o ld in g m a t e r i a l s a n d t o o l s a n d c le a n in g w o r k in g a r e a s ; a n d in
o t h e r s he i s p e r m i t t e d to p e r f o r m s p e c i a l i z e d m a c h in e o p e r a t i o n s , o r p a r t s o f a t r a d e th a t a r e
a l s o p e r f o r m e d b y w o r k e r s on a f u l l - t i m e b a s i s .
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S p e c i a l i z e s in th e o p e r a t io n o f o n e o r m o r e t y p e s o f m a c h in e t o o l s , su c h a s j i g b o r e r s ,
c y l i n d r i c a l o r s u r f a c e g r i n d e r s , e n g in e l a t h e s , o r m i ll in g m a c h in e s , in th e c o n s t r u c t io n o f
m a c h in e - s h o p t o o l s , g a g e s , j i g s , f i x t u r e s , o r d i e s . W o rk in v o lv e s m o s t of th e fo llo w in g : P l a n ­
n in g an d p e r f o r m i n g d if f ic u lt m a c h in in g o p e r a t io n s ; p r o c e s s i n g it e m s r e q u ir i n g c o m p lic a t e d s e t u p s
o r a h ig h d e g r e e o f a c c u r a c y * u s in g a v a r i e t y o f p r e c i s i o n m e a s u r i n g i n s t r u m e n t s ; s e le c t i n g f e e d s ,
s p e e d s , t o o l in g , an d o p e r a t io n s e q u e n c e ; a n d m a k in g n e c e s s a r y a d ju s t m e n t s d u r in g o p e r a t io n to
a c h ie v e r e q u i s i t e t o l e r a n c e s o r d im e n s io n s . M a y b e r e q u ir e d to r e c o g n iz e w h en t o o l s n e e d d r e s s ­
in g , to d r e s s t o o l s , a n d to s e l e c t p r o p e r c o o la n t s a n d c u ttin g an d l u b r ic a t i n g o i l s . F o r c r o s s ­
in d u s t r y w a g e st u d y p u r p o s e s , m a c h in e - t o o l o p e r a t o r s , t o o l r o o m , in to o l a n d d ie jo b b in g sh o p s
a r e e x c lu d e d f r o m t h is c l a s s i f i c a t i o n .
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P r o d u c e s r e p la c e m e n t p a r t s a n d new p a r t s in m a k in g r e p a i r s o f m e t a l p a r t s o f m e c h a n ­
i c a l e q u ip m e n t o p e r a t e d in a n e s t a b li s h m e n t . W o rk in v o lv e s m o s t o f th e f o llo w in g : I n t e r p r e t i n g
w r it t e n in s t r u c t i o n s a n d s p e c i f i c a t i o n s ; p la n n in g a n d la y in g out o f w o r k ; u s in g a v a r i e t y o f m a ­
c h i n i s t 's h a n d to o ls a n d p r e c i s i o n m e a s u r i n g i n s t r u m e n t s ; s e t t in g up a n d o p e r a t in g s t a n d a r d m a c h in e
t o o l s ; sh a p in g o f m e t a l p a r t s to c l o s e t o l e r a n c e s ; m a k in g s t a n d a r d sh o p c o m p u ta tio n s r e la t in g to
d im e n s io n s o f w o r k , to o lin g , f e e d s , a n d s p e e d s o f m a c h in in g ; k n o w le d g e o f th e w o r k in g p r o p e r t i e s
o f th e c o m m o n m e t a l s ; s e l e c t i n g s t a n d a r d m a t e r i a l s , p a r t s , a n d e q u ip m e n t r e q u ir e d f o r h is w o rk ;
a n d fit tin g a n d a s s e m b l i n g p a r t s in to m e c h a n ic a l e q u ip m e n t. In g e n e r a l , th e m a c h i n i s t 's w o rk
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a p p r e n t ic e s h ip o r e q u iv a le n t t r a i n in g a n d e x p e r i e n c e .

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R e p a i r s m a c h in e r y o r m e c h a n ic a l e q u ip m e n t o f a n e s t a b li s h m e n t .
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a l l n e c e s s a r y a d ju s t m e n t s f o r o p e r a t io n . In g e n e r a l , th e w o rk o f a m a in te n a n c e m e c h a n ic r e ­
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e q u iv a le n t t r a i n in g a n d e x p e r i e n c e . E x c lu d e d f r o m t h is c l a s s i f i c a t i o n a r e w o r k e r s w h o s e p r i m a r y
d u t ie s in v o lv e s e t t in g up o r a d ju s t i n g m a c h in e s .
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a v a r i e t y o f h a n d to o ls a n d r ig g i n g ; m a k in g s t a n d a r d sh o p c o m p u ta tio n s r e la t in g to s t r e s s e s ,
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t r a n s m i s s i o n e q u ip m e n t su c h a s d r i v e s a n d s p e e d r e d u c e r s .
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h a n d t o o l s in c u t t i n g , b e n d i n g , f o r m i n g , s h a p i n g , f it ti n g , an d a s s e m b l i n g ; and i n s t a l l i n g s h e e t m e t a l a r t i c l e s a s r e q u i r e d % In g e n e r a l , the w o r k of the m a i n t e n a n c e s h e e t - m e t a l w o r k e r r e q u i r e s
.
ro u n d e d t r a i n i n g a n d e x p e r i e n c e u s u a l l y a c q u i r e d th r o u g h a f o r m a l a p p r e n t i c e s h i p o r e q u i v a l e n t
t r a i n i n g a nd e x p e r i e n c e .
T O O L AN D D IE M A K E R
(Die m a k e r ; j i g m a k e r ; t o o l m a k e r ; f i x t u r e m a k e r ; g a g e m a k e r )
C o n s t r u c t s an d r e p a i r s m a c h i n e - s h o p t o o l s , g a g e s , j i g s , f i x t u r e s o r d i e s f o r f o r g i n g s ,
pu n c h in g , and o t h e r m e t a l - f o r m i n g w o r k .
W ork in v o l v e s m o s t of the f o l l o w i n g : P l a n n i n g and
la y i n g out of w o r k f r o m m o d e l s , b l u e p r i n t s , d r a w i n g s , o r o t h e r o r a l a nd w r i t t e n s p e c i f i c a t i o n s ;

u s i n g a v a r i e t y of too l and d ie m a k e r ' s h a n d t o o ls an d p r e c i s i o n m e a s u r i n g i n s t r u m e n t s ; u n d e r ­
s t a n d i n g o f the w o r k i n g p r o p e r t i e s of c o m m o n m e t a l s and a l l o y s ; s e t t i n g u p a nd o p e r a t i n g of
m a c h i n e t o o l s an d r e l a t e d e q u i p m e n t ; m a k i n g n e c e s s a r y s h o p c o m p u t a t i o n s r e l a t i n g to d i m e n s i o n s
of w o r k , s p e e d s , f e e d s , a nd t o o l in g of m a c h i n e s ; h e a t - t r e a t i n g of m e t a l p a r t s d u r i n g f a b r i c a t i o n
a s w e l l a s o f f i n i s h e d t o o l s and d i e s to a c h i e v e r e q u i r e d q u a l i t i e s ; w o r k i n g to c l o s e t o l e r a n c e s ;
fi t ti n g an d a s s e m b l i n g of p a r t s to p r e s c r i b e d t o l e r a n c e s a nd a l l o w a n c e s ; and s e l e c t i n g a p p r o p r i a t e
m a t e r i a l s , t o o l s , a nd p r o c e s s e s . In g e n e r a l , th e t o o l a nd d ie m a k e r ' s w o r k r e q u i r e s a ro u n d e d
t r a i n i n g in m a c h i n e - s h o p a nd t o o l r o o m p r a c t i c e u s u a l l y a c q u i r e d t h r o u g h a f o r m a l a p p r e n t i c e s h i p
o r e q u i v a l e n t t r a i n i n g an d e x p e r i e n c e .
F o r c r o s s - i n d u s t r y w age study p u r p o s e s ,
shops a r e excluded fr o m this c lassific a tio n .

to o l and

d ie m a k e r s in to o l a nd die jo b b i n g

CUSTODIAL AND MATERIAL MOVEMENT
G U AR D. A N D W A T C H M A N

SH IPPIN G AND R EC EIV IN G C L E R K

G u a r d .. P e r f o r m s ro u t in e p o l i c e d u t i e s , e i t h e r a t f i x e d p o s t o r on t o u r , m a i n t a i n i n g
o r d e r , using a r m s or fo rce w here n e c e s s a r y .
I n c l u d e s g a t e m e n who a r e s t a t i o n e d at g a t e and
c h e c k on i d e n ti ty of e m p l o y e e s an d o t h e r p e r s o n s e n t e r i n g .

P r e p a r e s m e r c h a n d i s e f o r s h i p m e n t , o r r e c e i v e s a nd i s r e s p o n s i b l e f o r i n c o m i n g s h i p ­
m e n ts of m e r c h a n d is e o r other m a t e r i a l s .
S h ip p in g w o r k i n v o l v e s : A k n o w l e d g e of s h i p p i n g
p r o c e d u r e s , p r a c t i c e s , r o u t e s , a v a i l a b l e m e a n s of t r a n s p o r t a t i o n , and r a t e ; a nd p r e p a r i n g r e c ­
o r d s of the g o o d s s h i p p e d , m a k i n g up b i l l s of l a d i n g , p o s t i n g w ei gh t an d sh i p p i n g c h a r g e s , and
k e e p i n g a f i l e o f s h i p p i n g r e c o r d s . M a y d i r e c t o r a s s i s t in p r e p a r i n g the m e r c h a n d i s e f o r s h i p ­
m ent.
R e c e i v i n g w o r k i n v o l v e s : V e r i f y i n g o r d i r e c t i n g o t h e r s in v e r i f y i n g th e c o r r e c t n e s s of
s h i p m e n t s a g a i n s t b i l l s of l a d i n g , i n v o i c e s , o r o t h e r r e c o r d s ; c h e c k in g f o r s h o r t a g e s a nd r e j e c t i n g
d a m a g e d g o o d s ; r o u t i n g m e r c h a n d i s e o r m a t e r i a l s to p r o p e r d e p a r t m e n t s ; and m a i n t a i n i n g n e c e s ­
s a r y r e c o r d s a nd f i l e s .

th e f t,

W a t c h m a n . M a k e s r o u n d s of p r e m i s e s p e r i o d i c a l l y in p r o t e c t i n g p r o p e r t y a g a i n s t f i r e ,
an d i l l e g a l e n t r y .

JA N IT O R,

PORTER,

OR C L E A N E R

(Sw eeper; ch arw om an ; ja n i tr e s s )
F o r w a g e st u d y p u r p o s e s ,
C l e a n s a nd k e e p s in a n o r d e r l y co n d i ti o n f a c t o r y w o r k i n g a r e a s an d w a s h r o o m s , o r
p r e m i s e s of an o f f i c e , a p a r t m e n t h o u s e , o r c o m m e r c i a l o r o t h e r e s t a b l i s h m e n t . D u t i e s in vo l v e
a c o m b i n a t i o n of the f o l l o w i n g : S w e e p i n g , m o p p i n g o r s c r u b b i n g , a nd p o l i s h i n g f l o o r s ; r e m o v i n g
c h i p s , t r a s h , a nd o t h e r r e f u s e ; d u s t i n g e q u i p m e n t , f u r n i t u r e , o r f i x t u r e s ; p o l i s h i n g m e t a l f i x t u r e s
o r t r i m m i n g s ; p r o v i d i n g s u p p l i e s a nd m i n o r m a i n t e n a n c e s e r v i c e s ; an d c l e a n i n g l a v a t o r i e s , s h o w ­
e r s , an d r e s t r o o m s . W o r k e r s who s p e c i a l i z e in wind ow w a s h i n g a r e e x c l u d e d .
LABORER,

M A T E R I A L H ANDLING

( L o a d e r a n d u n l o a d e r ; h a n d l e r a nd s t a c k e r ; s h e l v e r ; t r u c k e r ; s t o c k m a n o r s t o c k h e l p e r ; w a r e ­
h o u se m an o r w a re h o u s e helper)
A w o r k e r e m p l o y e d in a w a r e h o u s e , m a n u f a c t u r i n g p l a n t , s t o r e , o r o th e r e s t a b l i s h m e n t
w h o s e d u t i e s in v o l v e one o r m o r e of the f o l l o w i n g : L o a d i n g an d u n lo a d in g v a r i o u s m a t e r i a l s an d
m e r c h a n d i s e on o r f r o m f r e i g h t c a r s , t r u c k s , o r o th e r t r a n s p o r t i n g d e v i c e s ; u n p a c k i n g , s h e l v i n g ,
o r p l a c i n g m a t e r i a l s o r m e r c h a n d i s e in p r o p e r s t o r a g e l o c a t i o n ; a nd t r a n s p o r t i n g m a t e r i a l s o r
m e r c h a n d i s e b y h a n d t r u c k , c a r , o r w h e e l b a r r o w . L o n g s h o r e m e n , who l o a d an d u n lo a d s h i p s a r e
excluded.
ORDER,

Receiving clerk
Shipping c le r k
Shipping and re c e iv in g cle rk
TRUCKDRIVER
D r i v e s a t r u c k w it h in a ci t y o r i n d u s t r i a l a r e a to t r a n s p o r t m a t e r i a l s , m e r c h a n d i s e ,
e q u i p m e n t , o r m e n b e t w e e n v a r i o u s t y p e s of e s t a b l i s h m e n t s s u c h a s : M a n u f a c t u r i n g p l a n t s , f r e i g h t
d e p o t s , w a r e h o u s e s , w h o l e s a l e a n d r e t a i l e s t a b l i s h m e n t s , o r b e t w e e n r e t a i l e s t a b l i s h m e n t s an d
c u s t o m e r s ' h o u s e s o r p l a c e s of b u s i n e s s . M a y a l s o l o a d o r u n lo a d t r u c k w ith o r w ith ou t h e l p e r s ,
m a k e m i n o r m e c h a n i c a l r e p a i r s , a nd k e e p t r u c k in g o o d w o r k i n g o r d e r .
D r i v e r - s a l e s m e n and
o ver-th e-road d rive rs a re excluded.
F o r w a g e s t u d y p u r p o s e s , t r u c k d r i v e r s a r e c l a s s i f i e d by s i z e a n d ty p e of e q u i p m e n t ,
a s follow s:
( T r a c t o r - t r a i l e r s h o u ld be r a t e d on the b a s i s of t r a i l e r c a p a c i t y . )

FILLER

(O rder p icker; stock se le c to r ; w areh o use stockm an)
F i l l s sh i p p i n g o r t r a n s f e r o r d e r s f o r f i n i s h e d g o o d s f r o m s t o r e d m e r c h a n d i s e in a c c o r d ­
a n c e with s p e c i f i c a t i o n s on s a l e s s l i p s , c u s t o m e r s ' o r d e r s , o r o t h e r i n s t r u c t i o n s . M a y , i n a d d i t i o n
to fi l li n g o r d e r s an d in d i c a t i n g i t e m s f i l l e d o r o m i t t e d , k e e p r e c o r d s of o u t g o in g o r d e r s , r e q u i ­
s i t i o n a d d i t i o n a l s t o c k o r r e p o r t s h o r t s u p p l i e s to s u p e r v i s o r , a nd p e r f o r m o t h e r r e l a t e d d u t i e s .

T ruckdriver
Truckdriver,
T ruckdriver,
T ruckdriver,
Truckdriver,
TRUCKER,

PACKER,

w o r k e r s a r e c l a s s i f i e d a s f o ll o w s :

( c o m b i n a t i o n of s i z e s l i s t e d s e p a r a t e l y )
li gh t (u n d er IV2 ton s)
m e d i u m (lV 2 to a nd in c lu d in g 4 to n s )
h e a v y ( o v e r 4 t o n s , t r a i l e r type)
h e a v y ( o v e r 4 t o n s , o t h e r th a n t r a i l e r type)

POWER

SHIPPING

P r e p a r e s f i n i s h e d p r o d u c t s f o r s h i p m e n t o r s t o r a g e b y p l a c i n g t h e m in sh i p p i n g c o n ­
t a i n e r s , the s p e c i f i c o p e r a t i o n s p e r f o r m e d b e i n g d e p e n d e n t u pon the t y p e , s i z e , a nd n u m b e r of
u n it s to be p a c k e d , the ty p e o f c o n t a i n e r e m p l o y e d , a nd m e t h o d of s h i p m e n t . W o rk r e q u i r e s the
p l a c i n g of i t e m s in s h i p p i n g c o n t a i n e r s a nd m a y in v o l v e one o r m o r e of the f o l l o w i n g : K n o w l ­
e d g e of v a r i o u s i t e m s o f s t o c k in o r d e r to v e r i f y co nt en t; s e l e c t i o n of a p p r o p r i a t e ty p e a nd s i z e
of c o n t a i n e r ; i n s e r t i n g e n c l o s u r e s in c o n t a i n e r ; u s i n g e x c e l s i o r o r o t h e r m a t e r i a l to p r e v e n t
b r e a k a g e o r d a m a g e ; c l o s i n g a n d s e a l i n g c o n t a i n e r ; a nd a p p l y i n g l a b e l s o r e n t e r i n g id e n ti f y in g
d a t a on c o n t a i n e r . P a c k e r s w ho a l s o m a k e w o o d e n b o x e s o r c r a t e s a r e e x c l u d e d .




O perates a
t r a n s p o r t g o o d s a nd
establish m ent.

m a n u a l l y c o n t r o l l e d g a s o l i n e - o r e l e c t r i c - p o w e r e d t r u c k o r t r a c t o r to
m a t e r i a l s o f a l l k i n d s ab o u t a w a r e h o u s e , m a n u f a c t u r i n g p l a n t , o r o th e r

F o r w a g e s t u d y p u r p o s e s , w o r k e r s a r e c l a s s i f i e d b y ty p e of t r u c k , a s f o l l o w s :
Trucker,
Trucker,

p o w e r (f o rk l if t)
p o w e r ( o th e r th a n f o r k l if t )







A v a ila b le On R e q u e s t ---T h e ninth a n n u a l r e p o r t on s a l a r i e s f o r a c c o u n t a n t s , a u d i t o r s , a t ­
to r n e y s , c h e m is t s , e n g in e e r s, en g in ee rin g te c h n ic ia n s, d ra fts m e n ,
t r a c e r s , jo b a n a l y s t s , d i r e c t o r s o f p e r s o n n e l , m a n a g e r s o f o ff i c e
s e r v i c e s , b u y e r s , an d c l e r i c a l e m p l o y e e s .
O r d e r a s B L S B u l l e t i n 1617, N a t i o n a l S u r v e y o f P r o f e s s i o n a l , A d ­
m i n i s t r a t i v e , T e c h n i c a l , an d C l e r i c a l P a y , J u n e 19 6 8 . S e v e n t y - f i v e
c e n ts a copy.




Area Wage Surveys
A l i s t o f the l a t e s t a v a i l a b l e b u l l e t i n s i s p r e s e n t e d b elow . A d i r e c t o r y of a r e a w age s t u d i e s in c lu din g m o r e l i m i t e d s t u d i e s c o n d u c t e d a t the
r e q u e s t o f the Wage an d Hour a n d P u b lic C o n t r a c t s D i v i s i o n s o f the D e p a r t m e n t o f L a b o r i s a v a i l a b l e on r e q u e s t .
Bu lletin s m a y be p u rc h a se d fro m
the S u p e r in te n d e n t of D o c u m e n t s , U . S . G o v e r n m e n t P r i n t i n g O ffic e , W ashington, D. C . , 204 0 2 , o r f r o m an y of the B L S r e g i o n a l s a l e s o f f i c e s shown on
the i n s i d e f ro n t c o v e r .
Area
A k r o n , Ohio, J u l y 1 9 6 8 -------------------------------------------A lb a n y — c h e n e c t a d y — r o y , N. Y. , A p r . 1 9 6 8 * -----------S
T
A l b u q u e r q u e , N. M e x . , A p r . 1968 1 — ---------------------Allen tow n — e t h l e h e m — a s t o n , P a . — J . ,
B
E
N.
J u n e 1968 1______________________________________________
A t l a n t a , G a. , M a y 1968 1----- ------------------------------------B a l t i m o r e , Md. , S e p t . 1968 1 __________________________
B e a u m o n t — o r t A r t h u r — r a n g e , T e x . , M ay 1968 1 ____
P
O
B in g h a m to n , N. Y. , J u l y 1968 1---------------------------------B i r m i n g h a m , A l a . , A p r . 1968----------------------------------B o i s e C ity , Idaho, J u l y 1968 *---------------------------- ------B o s t o n ; M a s s . , S e p t . 1 9 6 8 * ------------------------------------B u f f a l o , N. Y. , D e c . 1967----------------------------------------B u r lin g to n , Vt. , M a r . 1 9 6 8 -------------------------------------Can ton , Ohio, J u n e 1968 1----------------------------------------C h a r l e s t o n , W. V a . , A p r . 1968 1-----------------------------C h a r l o t t e , N . C . , A p r . 1 9 6 8 * -----------------------------------C h a t ta n o o g a , T e n n . — a . , S e p t . 1968 1 _________________
G
C h ic a g o , 111., A p r . 1 9 6 8 ------------------------------------------C in c in n a ti, Ohio— . —
Ky Ind. , M a r . 1968 1----- --------------C l e v e l a n d , Ohio, S e p t . 1968 * ___________________________
C o l u m b u s , Ohio, Oct. 1 9 6 8 1 -----------------------------------D a l l a s , T e x . , Nov. 1 9 6 8 1----------------------------------------D a v e n p o r t — o c k I s l a n d — o lin e , Iow a—
R
M
111. ,
D ayton, Ohio, J a n . 1968 1----------------------------------------D e n v e r , C o l o . , D e c . 1967 1 -------------------------------------D e s M o in e s , Iowa, F e b . 1968 1_________________________
D e t r o it , M ich . , J a n . 1968 1 --------------- ----— ------ -------F o r t Worth, T e x . , N ov. 1968 1---------------------------------G r e e n B a y , W is. , J u l y 1 9 6 8 * -------------— ------------------G r e e n v i l l e , S . C . , M ay 1968 1___________________________
H o uston , T e x . , J u n e 1 9 6 8 * _____________________________
I n d i a n a p o l i s , I n d . , D e c . 1967 1---------------------------------J a c k s o n , M i s s . , F e b . 1 9 6 8 1___________________________
J a c k s o n v i l l e , F l a . , J a n . 1 9 6 8 __________________________
K a n s a s C ity , Mo. — a n s . , S e p t . 1968 1 — ------------------K
L a w r e n c e — a v e r h i l l , M a s s . — . H . , J u n e 1 9 6 8 * ----- ---H
N
L i t t le R o c k — o r th L i t t l e R o c k , A r k . , J u l y 1 9 6 8 * ------N
L o s A n g e l e s — o n g B e a c h an d A n a h e im — a n t a A n a L
S
G a r d e n G r o v e , C a l i f . , M a r . 1 9 6 8 --------------------------L ou isville, K y .—
Ind. , F e b . 1968_______________________
L u b b o c k , T e x . , Ju n e 1968 1 -------------------------------------M a n c h e s t e r , N. H. , J u l y 1968 1---------------------------------M e m p h i s , T e n n . — r k . , N ov. 1968----------------------------A
M i a m i , F l a . , D e c . 1967 * ----------------------------------------M idlan d an d O d e s s a , T e x . , Ju n e 1968 1--------------------M ilw au k e e , W is. , A p r . 1968__________________________ _

B u l l e t in n u m b e r
and p ric e
1575-84,
1575-68,
1575-58,

35 c e n ts
30 c e n ts
30 c e n t s

1575-86,
1575-71,
1625-8,
1575-75,
1625-3,
1575-59,
1625-6,
1625-15,
1575-41,
1575-48,
1575-65,
1575-63,
1575-57,
1625-14,
1575-81,
1575-62,
1625-19,
1625-24,
1625-28,

40
35
50
30
35
30
35
50
30
20
30
30
30
35
50
30
50
35
50

c e n ts
cents
cents
cents
cents
cents
cents
c e n ts
c e n ts
c e n ts
c e n ts
c e n ts
c e n ts
cents
cents
cents
cents
cents
c e n ts

1625-16,
1575-51,
1575-38,
1575-52,
1575-45,
1625-27,
1625-7,
1575-66,
1575-82,
1575-36,
1575-49,
1575-33,
1625-17,
1575-74,
1625-11,

30
30
25
30
35
35
35
30
45
30
30
20
45
30
35

cents
cents
cents
c e n ts
cents
cents
cents
cents
cents
cents
cents
cents
cents
cents
cents

1 5 7 5 - 6 4 , 30 c e n t s
1 5 7 5 - 5 0 , 30 c e n t s
1 5 7 5 - 7 7 , 30 c e n t s
1 6 2 5 - 4 , * 35 c e n t s
1 6 2 5 - 3 0 , 30 c e n ts
1 5 7 5 - 2 8 , 25 c e n t s
1 5 7 5 - 7 2 , 30 c e n t s
1 5 7 5 - 6 7 , 30 c e n t s

Data on establishment practices and supplementary wage provisions are also presented.




Area
Minneapolis—
St. Paul, M in n ., Jan. 1 9 6 8 ---------------------- Muskegon—Muskegon Heights, M ic h ., May 1 9 6 8 * --------Newark and Jersey City, N. J. , Feb. 1 9 6 8 * -----------------New Haven, C on n ., Jan. 1968 1 __________________________
New O rleans, L a ., Feb. 1 9 6 8 ____________________________
New York, N. Y . , Apr. 1 9 6 8 --------------------------------------------Norfolk—Portsm outh and Newport News—
Hampton, Va. , June 1 9 6 8 -----------------------------------------------Oklahoma City, Okla. , July 1 9 6 8 ------------------------------------Omaha, N eb r. —
Iowa, Oct. 1968 1 ------------------------------------Paterson—
Clifton— a ssaic, N. J. , May 1968 1 --------------P
Philadelphia, P a .— J. , Nov. 1 9 6 7 *------------- — ------------N.
Phoenix, A r iz . , M ar. 1968 1_____________________________
Pittsburgh, Pa. , Jan. 1968__________________________ _____
Portland, Maine, Nov. 1 9 6 8 ______________________________
Portland, O reg. —W a s h ., May 1968 1-------------------------------Providence—Pawtucket—Warwick, R. I . —M a ss. ,
May 1 9 6 8 ___________________________________________________
Raleigh, N. C. , Aug. 1968 1 ---------------------------------------------Richmond, V a . , Nov. 1967 1 --------------------------------------------R ochester, N .Y . (office occupations only), July 1 9 6 8 * „
Rockford, 111., May 1 9 6 8 * ----------------------------------------—-----St. Louis, M o .—
111. , Jan. 1968----------------------------------------Salt Lake City, Utah, Dec. 1 9 6 7 -------------------------------------San Antonio, T e x ., June 1968_____________________________
San Bernardino—Riverside—
Ontario, C alif. ,
San Diego, C a lif., Nov. 1 9 6 7 _____________________________
San F ran cisco —
Oakland, C alif. , Jan. 1968______________
San Jose, C a li f., Sept. 1 9 6 8 --------------------------------------------Savannah, Ga. , May 1968 1 -----------------------------------------------Scranton, P a ., July 1 9 6 8 1------------------------------------------------Seattle—Everett, Wash. , Nov. 1967 1 ____________________
Sioux F a lls, S. Dak. , Oct. 1968 1 -----------------------------------South Bend, In d ., M ar. 1968 1____________________________
Spokane, W a sh ., June 1 9 6 8 ____________________________ __
Syracuse, N. Y. , July 1 9 6 8 * --------------------------------------------Tampa—
St. Petersburg, F l a ., Aug. 1 9 6 8 -----------------------Toledo, Ohio—
Mich. , Feb. 1968__________________________
Trenton, N. J . , Oct. 1 9 6 8 * -----------------------------------------------Utica— om e, N. Y. , July 1968 1 --------------------------------- -----R
Washington, D. C. —Md. — a . , Sept. 1 9 6 8 _______________
V
W aterbury, C on n ., A p r. 1 9 6 8 1 ---------------------------------------W aterloo, Iowa, Nov. 1967 ___________________________ ____
Wichita, K a n s., D ec. 1 9 6 7 _______________________________
W o rcester, M a s s ., June 1968 1 ____ - ______- ____________ —
York, P a ., Feb. 1968 1____________________________________
Youngstown— arren, Ohio, Nov. 1967 1 ___________ _____
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