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Area Wage Survey
Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minnesota-Wisconsin,
Metropolitan Area, January 1976
Bulletin 1900-3
U.S. Department of Labor
Bureau of Labor Statistics




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Preface
T h is bu lletin p r o v id e s r e su lts o f a Janu­
a r y 1976 su rv e y o f o ccu p a tio n a l ea rn in g s in the
M in n ea p olis—
St. P au l, M inn esota— is co n s in , Standard
W
M e tro p o lita n S ta tistica l A r e a (Anoka, C a r v e r , C h i­
sa g o, Dakota, H ennepin, R a m s e y , S cott, W ashington,
and W righ t C ou n ties, M inn .; and St. C r o ix County,
W is .). The s u r v e y w as m ade as p a rt o f the B ureau o f
L a b o r Statistics* annual a re a w age su r v e y p r o g r a m ,
w h ich is d esign ed to y ie ld data fo r in div idu al m e t r o ­
p olitan a r e a s as w e ll as n ation al and r e g io n a l e s t i ­
m a tes fo r a ll Standard M etrop olita n S ta tistica l A r e a s
in the United S tates, ex clu din g A la sk a and H aw aii.
A m a jo r c o n s id e r a tio n in the a re a w age
s u r v e y p r o g r a m is the n eed to d e s c r ib e the le v e l and
m ov em en t o f w ag es in a v a r ie ty o f la b o r m a rk e ts ,
through the a n a ly sis o f (1) the le v e l and d istrib u tion
o f w ag es b y occu p a tion , and (2) the m o v em en t o f
w ag es b y o ccu p a tio n a l c a te g o r y and s k ill le v e l. The
p r o g r a m d ev elop s in fo rm a tio n that m a y be u sed fo r
m a n y p u r p o s e s , in cluding w age and s a la r y a d m in ­
is tr a tio n , c o lle c t iv e b a rg a in in g , and a s s is ta n c e in
d eterm in in g plant lo c a tio n . S u rvey r e su lts a ls o a re
u sed by the U .S. D epartm ent o f L a b o r to m ake
w age d eterm in a tion s u nder the S e r v ic e C on tra ct A c t
o f 1965.

C u rren tly , 84 a re a s a re in clu d ed in the p r o ­
g ra m .
(See lis t o f a r e a s on in sid e ba ck c o v e r .)
In ea ch a re a , occu p a tion a l ea rn in gs data a r e c o l ­
le c te d annually. In form ation on e sta b lish m en t p r a c ­
t ic e s and su p p lem en ta ry w age b en efits is obtain ed
e v e r y th ird y e a r.

E a ch y e a r a fter a ll in dividu al a rea w age
su rv e y s have been c o m p le te d , two su m m a ry b u lletin s
a r e is s u e d . The fir s t b rin g s tog eth er data fo r each
m e tro p o lita n a r e a su rv e y e d ; the secon d p re se n ts
n ation al and r e g io n a l e s tim a te s , p r o je c te d fr o m in d i­
vid u al m e tro p o lita n a r e a data.
The M in n ea p olis—
St. P au l su r v e y w as c o n ­
du cted by the B u re a u 's r e g io n a l o ffic e in C h ica g o,
111,, u nder the g e n e r a l d ir e c tio n o f L o is L , O r r ,
A s s is ta n t R e g io n a l C o m m is s io n e r fo r O p e ra tio n s.
The s u r v e y cou ld n ot have been a c c o m p lis h e d w ithout
the c o o p e r a tio n o f the m a n y fir m s w h ose w age and
s a la r y data p r o v id e d the b a s is fo r the s ta tistica l
in fo rm a tio n in this b u lletin . The B ureau w ish es to
e x p r e s s s in c e r e a p p re c ia tio n fo r the co o p e ra tio n
r e c e iv e d .

Note:
R e p o r ts on occu p a tio n a l ea rn in gs and su p­
p le m e n ta ry w age p r o v is io n s in the M in n eap olis—
St.
Paul a rea a re a v a ila b le fo r the c o n tra ct clean in g
s e r v ic e s (July 1974) and m is c e lla n e o u s p la s tic s p r o ­
du cts (S ep tem b er 1974) in d u s tr ie s . C u rren t r e p o rts
on o ccu p a tio n a l earn in g s on ly a r e ava ila b le fo r
the la u n dry and d r y clea n in g , m eta lw ork in g , and
m ov in g and stora g e in d u s tr ie s . A ls o av ailab le fo r
M in n ea p olis a r e lis tin g s o f union w age rates fo r
building tr a d e s , prin tin g tr a d e s , lo c a l-t r a n s it o p e r ­
ating e m p lo y e e s , lo c a l tr u c k d r iv e r s and h e lp e r s , and
g r o c e r y sto r e e m p lo y e e s . F r e e c o p ie s o f th ese are
a v a ila b le fr o m the B u rea u 's r e g io n a l o f f ic e s .
(See
ba ck c o v e r fo r a d d r e s s e s .)

A rea W age Survey:

Bulletin 1900-3

June 1976

M in n e a p o lis -S t. Paul, M in n eso ta-W isco n sin ,
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, W. J. Usery, Jr., Secretary
BUREAU OF LABOR STATISTICS, Julius Shiskin, Commissioner

M etropolitan A rea
January 1976

Contents

Page

Page

I n tr o d u c tio n _________________________________________

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T a b les— Continued
A.

T a b les:
A.

E a rn in gs:
A -l.
W eekly ea rn in gs o f o ffic e
w o r k e r s _____________________________ 3
A - l a . W eekly earn in gs o f o ffic e
w o r k e r s — r g e e sta b lis h m e n ts____ 7
la
A -2 .
W eekly earn in gs o f p r o fe s s io n a l
and te c h n ic a l w o r k e r s _____________ 10
A -2 a . W eek ly ea rn in gs o f p r o fe s s io n a l
and te c h n ic a l w o r k e r s — r g e
la
e s ta b lis h m e n ts _____________________ 12
A -3 .
A v e ra g e w eek ly earn in gs o f o f f ic e ,
p r o fe s s io n a l, and te c h n ic a l
w o r k e r s , by s e x ___________________ 14
A - 3 a • A v e ra g e w eek ly ea rn in gs o f o f f ic e ,
p r o fe s s io n a l, and te c h n ic a l
w o r k e r s , by sex— rg e
la
e s ta b lis h m e n ts _____________________ 16
A -4 .
H ou rly ea rn in gs o f m a in ten an ce,
t o o lr o o m , and pow erplan t
w o r k e r s ____________________________ 18
A -4 a . H ou rly earn in g s o f m ain ten an ce,
t o o lr o o m , and pow erplan t
w o r k e r s — r g e e sta b lish m en ts------19
la
A -5 .
H ou rly earn in g s o f m a te r ia l
m ov em en t and cu stod ia l
w o r k e r s _____________________________ 20




E arn in gs— Continued
A -5 a . H ou rly earn in g s o f m a te r ia l
m ovem en t and cu s to d ia l
w ork ers— rge
la
e s ta b lis h m e n ts ____________________
A -6 .
A v e ra g e h o u rly ea rn in gs o f
m a in ten a n ce, t o o lr o o m ,
p ow erp la n t, m a te r ia l
m ov e m e n t, and cu s to d ia l
w o r k e r s , by s e x __________________
A -6 a . A v e ra g e h ou rly ea rn in gs o f
m a in ten a n ce, t o o lr o o m ,
p ow erp la n t, m a te r ia l
m ov em en t, and cu s to d ia l
w o r k e r s , by sex— rg e
la
e s ta b lis h m e n ts ____________________
A -7 .
P e rce n t in c r e a s e s in a v e ra g e
h ou rly earn in gs fo r s e le c te d
occu p a tion a l g ro u p s , ad ju sted
fo r em p loym en t sh ifts_____________

A ppendix A .
A ppendix B.

Scope and m ethod o f s u r v e y ________
O ccu p a tion a l d e s c r ip t io n s --------------

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Introduction
This a r e a is 1 o f 84 in w hich the U.S.
D epartm en t o f L a b o r 's B ureau o f L a b or S ta tistics
con d u cts su rv e y s o f occu p a tion a l earn in g s and r e ­
la ted b en efits.
In this a r e a , data w e re obtain ed by
a com b in a tion of p e r s o n a l v is it , m a il q u estion n a ire,
and telephon e in terv iew .
R ep resen ta tiv e e s ta b lis h ­
m en ts w ithin six b roa d in d u stry d iv is io n s w e re c o n ­
ta cted : M an u factu rin g; tra n sp orta tion , c o m m u n ica ­
tion , and oth er pu blic u tilitie s ; w h o le sa le tra d e;
r e ta il tra d e; fin an ce, in su ra n ce , and r e a l esta te;
and s e r v ic e s .
M a jo r in du stry grou ps ex clu d e d fr o m
th ese stu d ies a re g ov ern m en t op era tion s and the
c o n s tr u c tio n and e x tr a c tiv e in d u strie s .
E s ta b lis h ­
m en ts having fe w e r than a p r e s c r ib e d n u m ber of
w o r k e r s a r e om itted b e c a u se o f in su ffic ie n t e m p lo y ­
m en t in the occu p a tion s studied.
Sep arate ta bu la­
tion s a r e p rov id ed f o r ea ch of the b r o a d in d u stry
d iv is io n s w hich m eet p u b lica tion c r it e r ia .

(c ) m ain ten an ce, to o lr o o m , and p ow erp la n t, and (d)
m a te r ia l m ov em en t and c u s to d ia l.
In the 31 la r g e s t
s u r v e y a r e a s , ta b les A - l a th rough A -6 a p r o v id e
s im ila r data fo r esta b lish m en ts em p loyin g 500 w o r k ­
ers or m ore.
T ab le A -7 p r o v id e s p e r ce n t changes in a v ­
e r a g e h ou rly ea rn in g s o f o ffic e c le r i c a l w o r k e r s ,
e le c t r o n ic data p r o c e s s i n g w o r k e r s , in d u stria l
n u r se s ,
sk ille d m a in ten an ce tra d es w o r k e r s , and
u n sk illed plant w o r k e r s .
W h ere p o s s ib le , data are
p r e s e n te d f o r a ll in d u s tr ie s , m an u factu rin g, and
n on m an u factu rin g.
This ta ble p r o v id e s a m e a s u re of
w age tren d s a fte r elim in a tion o f ch a n ges in a v e ra g e
ea rn in g s ca u sed by em p loym en t sh ifts am ong e s ta b ­
lis h m e n ts as w e ll as tu rn o v e r of esta b lish m en ts in ­
clu d ed in s u r v e y s a m p le s.
F o r fu rth e r d e ta ils , see
appendix A .
A p p en d ixes

A - s e r i e s ta bles
A p p en d ix A d e s c r ib e s the m ethods and c o n ­
cep ts u sed in the a rea w age su r v e y p r o g r a m and
p r o v id e s in fo rm a tio n on the s c o p e o f the su rv ey .

T a b les A - 1 th rough A -6 p rov id e estim a tes
o f s tra ig h t-tim e w eek ly o r h o u rly earn in gs fo r w o r k ­
e r s in occu p a tion s co m m o n to a v a r ie ty of m anu­
fa c tu r in g and n onm an ufacturin g in d u stries.
O ccu p a ­
tion s w e r e s e le c t e d fr o m the follow in g c a t e g o r ie s :
(a) O ffic e c le r i c a l, (b) p r o fe s s io n a l and te ch n ica l,

A pp en dix B p r o v id e s jo b d e s c r ip tio n s u sed
by B ureau fie ld e c o n o m is t s to c la s s ify w o r k e r s by
occu p a tion .

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A.

Earnings

Table A-1. Weekly earnings of office workers in Minneapolis—St. Paul, M in n .—W is., January 1976
Weekly earnings 1
(standard)

s

s

S

S

S

S

S

200

210

2 20

' S
230
240

2 00

210

2 20

2 30

2 40

634
387
247
33
86
45
69
14

412
255
157
30
48
27
44
8

324
1 74
150
39
32
26
50
3

1 68
98
70
25
12
4
29
-

92
36
56
28
4
7
11
6

27
8
19
2
6
4

70
18
52

62
19
43

39
4

27
8

61
39
22
6
9
3

52
32
20
6
6
6

2 71
1 36
1 35
28

214
126
88
2
26
35
13

202
157
45
2
7

1 68
1 19
<♦9
5
1

77
52
25
4
1

29

39

IS

4

2

-

-

2 60
1 99
61
19
16
10
16

93
60
33
16
7
9
1

72
16
56
19
22
7
8

23
9
14
4
5
5

12
-

23
23
9

16
5
11
11

7
3
4
3

14

_

120

130

140

150

160

170

Median *

Middle range*

100

110

no

1 30

140

.1 5 0

160

170

180

-

-

33
33
2
1
27
3

101
23
78
15
13
40
10

479
180
299
17
48
29
1 23
82

719
378
3 41
9
65
62
141
64

862
453
409
12
73
50
135
139

955
645
3 10
6
71
39
1 59
35

837
5 10
327
8
80
37
112
90

2
2

9
9

27
10
17

•

9
*

3
4

15
11
4
2
1
*

38
11
27
7

59
13
46
10

95
28
67
38

180
70
110
1
25

S

and.
unde r

o

no

S

S

S

S

S

S

2 60

280

3 00

2 60

2 80

300

3 20

340

96
32
64
21
26
3
13
1

128
32
96
67
18
1
9
1

71
7
64
41
17
1
5
-

51
1
50
19
31
•

19
1
18
17
1
_

3

-

-

46
15
31
14
1
10

46
26
20
6
6
8

61
27
34
19
6
8

31
3
28
13
9
5

13
-

17

3

13
13
-

17
16
1
-

3
3
.
-

27
18
9
6
-

30
4
26
6
14
5
i

31
4
27
21
5
1
-

31
-

10
-

31
27
4
-

10
6
4

2
1
1
1
-

.
.
•
-

-

-

-

-

13
2
11
2

22
1
21
13
7
1

9
4
5
1
4
•

28
1
27
•
27
-

•
•
•

_
_
•

1

Mean *

1 ------320

_

100

80

S

190

90

90

O ccupation and industry division

C
D

S

<*

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 i g h t - t im e w e e k ly e a rn in g s o f —
S

S

*>
©

Number
of

Average
weekly
houn1
(standard

ALL WORKERS
5 .9 8 5
3 ,2 1 2
2 .7 7 3
375
629
345
968
456

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

1 7 3 .0 0
1 7 1 .0 0
1 7 5 .5 0
2 2 4 .0 0
1 8 2 .5 0
1 6 6 .5 0
1 6 4 .5 0
1 5 6 .5 0

$
1 6 7 .0 0
1 6 7 .5 0
1 6 7 .0 0
2 2 3 .0 0
1 7 5 .0 0
1 6 3 .0 0
1 6 1 .0 0
1 5 1 .5 0

$
$
1 5 0 .5 0 -1 8 7 .5 0
1 5 5 .0 0 -1 8 5 .0 0
1 4 9 .5 0 -1 9 1 .5 0
1 9 1 .0 0 -2 5 5 .0 0
1 5 3 .0 0 -1 9 5 .0 0
1 4 5 .0 0 -1 8 5 .0 0
1 4 9 .0 0 -1 7 8 .0 0
1 4 4 .0 0 -1 7 0 .5 0

SECRETARIES. CLASS A ----------------------MANUFACTURING -----------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ----------------------------PUBLIC UTILITIES ------------------------wholesale trade ---------------------------FINANCE --------------------------------------------

542
208
334
100
1 23
60

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

2 1 4 .5 0
2 0 9 .5 0
2 1 8 .0 0
2 5 8 .0 0
1 9 9 .0 0
2 1 6 .5 0

2 0 8 .0 0
2 0 9 .0 0
2 0 8 .0 0
2 5 5 .0 0
1 9 1 .5 0
2 2 4 .5 0

1 8 5 .5 0 -2 3 5 .0 0
1 9 5 .0 0 -2 3 0 .0 0
1 8 8 .5 0 -2 4 5 .5 0
2 2 3 .0 0 -2 8 8 .0 0
1 8 8 .5 0 -2 0 7 .5 0
1 9 Q . 0 0 - 2 3 l i .5 0

SECRETARIES. CLASS B ----------------------MANUFACTURING----------- --------------------—
NONMANUFACTURING ----------------------------PUBLIC UTILITIES — ------- -------------WHOLESALE TRADE --------------------------FINANCE ------------------------------------------SERVICES ----- ------------------------------------

1 ,4 7 1
739
732
81
170
3 40
61

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

1 8 5 .0 0
1 8 7 .0 0
1 8 3 .0 0
2 5 1 .0 0
1 8 0 .5 0
1 7 2 .0 0
1 7 9 .5 0

1 8 3 .0 0
1 8 8 .5 0
1 7 6 .0 0
2 5 5 .0 0
1 7 1 .5 0
1 7 2 .5 0
1 7 8 .5 0

1 6 7 .0 0 -2 0 0 .0 0
1 7 3 .0 0 -2 0 0 .0 0
1 6 1 .0 0 -1 9 8 .0 0
2 3 1 .5 0 -2 7 5 .0 0
1 5 5 .5 0 -1 8 5 .0 0
1 5 8 .0 0 -1 9 1 .0 0
1 7 4 .0 0 -1 8 4 .0 0

.
-

-

-

-

SECRETARIES, CLASS C ----------------------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING — ------- ------— -------PUBLIC UTILITIES ------------------------WHOLESALE TRADE --------------------------RETAIL TRAOE ---------------------------------FINANCE -------------------------------------------SERVICES ------------------------------------------

2 .5 4 9
1 ,6 4 2
907
98
178
107
3 97
127

3 9 .5
3 9 .5
3 9 .0
4 0 .0
4 0 .0
4 0 .0
3 8 .5
3 9 .0

1 6 6 .0 0
1 6 4 .0 0
1 7 0 .0 0
1 9 9 .5 0
1 9 5 .5 0
1 6 8 .5 0
1 5 5 .5 0
1 5 7 .0 0

1 6 3 .5 0
1 6 4 .5 0
1 6 0 .0 0
1 9 3 .0 0
1 8 6 .5 0
1 6 7 .0 0
1 5 3 .5 0
1 5 6 .0 0

1 5 0 .0 0 -1 7 5 .0 0
1 5 2 .0 0 -1 7 5 .0 0
1 4 8 .0 0 -1 8 4 .0 0
1 8 9 .5 0 -2 1 4 .0 0
1 5 7 .0 0 -2 2 6 .5 0
1 4 ? .5 0 -1 8 6 .0 0
1 4 1 .5 0 -1 6 7 .0 0
1 5 0 .5 0 -1 6 6 .0 0

•
-

.
-

-

SECRETARIES, CLASS D -----------------------MANUFACTURING--------- -------------------------NONMANUFACTURING -----------------------------PUBLIC UTILITIES -------------------------WHOLESALE TRADE ---------------------------RETAIL TRADE ---------------------------------FINANCE -------------------------------------------SERVICES ------------------------------------------

1 ,3 5 6
615
741
96
99
128
171
247

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

1 5 7 .5 0
1 5 7 .5 0
1 5 7 .5 0
1 9 0 .5 0
1 5 5 .0 0
1 6 1 .5 0
1 5 2 .0 0
1 4 7 .5 0

1 5 2 .0 0
1 5 5 .0 0
1 5 0 .5 0
1 9 2 .0 0
1 5 2 .0 0
1 5 8 .5 0
1 4 9 .5 0
1 4 5 .0 0

1 4 1 .0 0 -1 6 9 .0 0
1 4 5 .0 0 -1 6 7 .0 0
1 3 - . 0 0 - 1 7 0 .5 0
1 4 9 .5 0 -2 1 9 .5 0
1 3 7 .5 0 -1 7 3 .0 0
1 3 ".5 0 -1 8 5 .0 0
13>-. 0 0 - 1 6 7 . 5 0
1 3 8 .0 0 -1 5 4 .5 0

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STENOGRAPHERS. GENERAL — ------- --— —
MANUFACTURING -----------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ----------------------------PUBLIC UTILITIES ------------------------wholesale trade --------------------------FINANCE --------------------------------------------

631
2 11
4 20
178
129
63

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

1 5 6 .5 0
1 3 3 .0 0
1 6 8 .5 0
2 1 8 .5 0
1 3 7 .5 0
1 2 5 .5 0

1 3 5 .0 0
1 2 9 .0 0
1 4 5 .0 0
2 3 3 .5 0
1 3 5 .0 0
1 2 4 .5 0

STENOGRAPHERS, SENIOR ------------------------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ----------------------------PUBLIC UTILITIES ------------------------WHOLESALE TRADE --------------------------FINANCE -------------------------------------------SERVICES ------------------------------------------

1 ,4 7 6
811
665
114
189
137
170

3 9 .5
3 9 .5
3 9 .5
4 0 .0
3 9 .5
3 9 .5
3 8 .5

1 5 5 .5 0
1 4 7 .0 0
1 6 5 .5 0
2 1 0 .0 0
1 8 2 .0 0
1 4 2 .5 0
1 4 5 .0 0

1 4 9 .5 0
1 4 5 .0 0
1 5 2 .0 0
2 0 5 .5 0
1 7 0 .0 0
1 4 0 .5 0
1 4 4 .5 0

%

SECRETARIES ------------------------MANUFACTURING --------------nonmanufacturing --------PUBLIC UTILITIES ----WHOLESALE TRAOE ------RETAIL TRAOE ------------FINANCE ----------------------SERVICES ---------------------

-

-

1
1
1
•

-

-

.
-

_
-

-

*

”

*

*

.
~

18
18
18
“

18
18
18
*

-

-

5
5
1
4
-

-

1
1
-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

1
■

1 2 5 .0 0 -1 9 4 .0 0
1 2 2 .0 J -1 3 7 .0 0
1 3 1 .0 0 -2 2 4 .0 0
2 0 3 .0 0 -2 4 3 .5 0
1 3 2 .5 0 -1 4 5 .0 0
1 1 9 .5 0 -1 3 1 .0 0

_
-

2
1
1

24
9
15

1

3

13c . 5 0 - 1 6 0 .0 0
1 3 6 .0 0 -1 5 5 .0 0
1 3 4 .5 0 -1 8 1 .0 0
1 8 5 .0 0 -2 4 8 .0 0
1 3 9 .0 J -2 1 5 .8 0
1 3 1 .0 0 -1 5 2 .0 0
1 2 8 .0 0 -1 5 3 .5 0

.
-

-

.
-

4
4
1
1

S e e fo o t n o t e s at end o f t a b le s .




3

-

-

19

21

12

63

62

“

1

1

8

31

34
15
19
8
3
8
-

202
110
92
12
4
70
6

344
1 93
151
2
21
32
86
10

459
280
1 79
8
5
4
88
74

578
443
1 35
3
23
12
81
16

395
309

10
10
1
1
5
3

48
8
40
6
10
14
10

226
57
1 69
17
20
22
34
76

296
1 72
1 24
7
14
16
34
53

269
131
1 38
4
19
20
31
64

170
1 19
51
2
12
11
15
11

1 27
57
70
2
18
4
17
29

87
44
43
10
2
17
14
-

55
19
36
10
7
13
-

-

-

1

39
20
19
1
13

1 49
85
64
2
27
24

156
61
95
8
53
15

48
10
38
4
28
6

27
6
21
4
15
1

14
8
6
1
4

5
1
4
4
-

7
7
6
1

3
1

37

13
.

2

31
31

10
3
7
7

13
13

33
6
27
-

141
69
72
7
28
25

295
185
110
3
38
38
17

313
215
98
3
13
26
45

296
202
94
14
16
28
30

134
91
43
1
14
6
15

55
23
32
24
5

39
3
36
9
6
4
16

21
1
20
11

3
1
17

86
6
11
19
29
21

3

12
5
3
3
1

6
3

-

-

'

7

14
14
14

.
•
_

•

-

-

-

-

-

37
-

57

3

37
36

57
57

3
3

.
•

_
•

2

9

1

1

9

41
3
38
26
12

35

2
1

35

1
1

1
1

-

-

7
7

3
3
_
•
•

_

6

2

2d
1
27
19

6

28
12
16
11
4
1

9

9

5
30

-

Table A-1. Weekly earnings of office workers in Minneapolis—St. Paul, M inn;—Wis., January 1976— Continued

M «ni

Median 2

Middle range2

90

ill

s

s

%

5

S

$

S

1 ------- T ------300
320

190

200

210

220

230

240

260

280

190 2Q0

1 and
under
1

C
D

— s
1 ------- s
5
-s —
S
S
s
S
120
100
150
170
130
140
160
80
90
Ho

2^0

220

230

2*0

260

28p

300

320

340

•

O ccupation and industry division

T

Average
weekly
hours*
(standard]

<*

N u m b e r of workers receiving, straight-time weekly earnings of—
Number
of
workers

100

110

120

130

140

150

160

170

1

n o

ALL WORKERS—
CONTINUED
$

1 2 6 .0 0

$
1 2 0 .5 0 - 1 3 8 .0 0

3 8 .0

1 2 4 .5 0
1 2 9 .0 0 1 2 3 .0 0

1 2 0 .5 0 - 1 3 8 .0 0
1 2 0 .0 0 - 1 3 6 .0 0

227

$

$

16

-

4

1 1 5 .0 0 1 3 9 .0 0 1 6 0 .0 0 1 7 5 .0 0
1 1 2 .5 0 - 1 4 0 .0 0
1 1 R .00-1 4 8 ^ 5 0

4

TYPISTS. CLASS A --------- --------------------------

1 .1 5 2

3 9 .0

1 3 1 .5 0

1 2 6 .5 0 1 1 7 .5 0 - 1 3 8 .0 0

NONMANUFACTURING — --------- — — -------'UHL 1 v U I XL i 1 it-w
" ""

700

3 9 .0

1 2 9 .5 0

1 2 4 .5 °

4 0 .0

1 2 5 .0 0
1 3 2 .5 0

1 2 1 .0 0

50

81

81

25

22

12

38

69
45

68
35

16

20

117
21
96

239
87
152

293

229

154

122

100
31
69

46
14
32

3

54

8

11

2

47

1

-

-

-

1

-

-

-

49
25

6

11

2

i
i

1

-

-

-

1

-

-

-

1

-

-

-

-

52

7

1
1

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

1

A

109
13

13

67

10

12

11

8

14

273
NONMANUFACTURING --------------------------------

1 # 122

3 9 .0

1 1 9 .0 0

llK S o

9 7 .5 0 - 1 2 4 .5 0

92

269

174

47

8

■t

1 2 0 .0 0 - 1 6 6 . 50

72
92

ic t r fo

109*5U
1 0 6 .0 0

1 0 3 .5 0

FILE CLERKS* CLASS C
4 0 .0

10

5

28

57

31

12

61

43

23
14

1

14
1

38

33

14

11

25
16

29

14
3

9
2

1
1

3
3

£

1

16

13

15

8

5

9

2

|

1

1 3 - .5 0 - 1 9 8 .0 0
A*

i
i

17

15

1 0 1 .5 0 - 1 2 7 .5 0

1 1 4 .0 0
/

2

18 18
14

79

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

1 1 2 .5 0

18

o o o 1
r J f\
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1 2 8 .5 0
429

i

8

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39*5 l i o * ' " ?
vLtKIV j i L LA o j A

162

_

1 2 6 .5 0

r IL t

208

12

16

24

i

1
9 9 .0 0 -1 1 5 .0 0

49

9 9 .0 0 -1 1 0 .5 0

/L

1 0 4 .0 0
^ 92 .0 0

1 13

66

4^
9 -.0 0 -1 2 0 .0 0

14

133

144

9>- . 0 0 - 13o • 5o
1 2 1. 0 0 - 2 1 1 . 5 ?

14

98

6b

66

90

3

21

39

NONMANUFACTURING ----------------------- -------PURLIC UTILITIES ----------------------------

340
S8

3 9 .5
4 0 .0

4 0 .0

1 2 0 .5 0
1 7 7 .0 0
1 1 5 .5 0
1 0 2 .0 0

1 0 7 .0 0
1 8 6 .0 0

r UHL i L U 1 1L 1 1 11 j

RETAIL TRADE
FINANCE
SERVICES — — — — — — —

—

—
—

250
32
66

2
13
62

1 0 0 .0 0
1 2 7 .5 0

NONMANUFACTURING --------------------------------

3 9 . S 1 3 4 .5 0 1 2 1 .0 0 1 1 1 . 0 0 1 4 4 .0 0
2 0 3 .5 0 2 1 5 .5 0 17 . 5 0 - 2 2 4 . 0 0
4 0 .0
3 8 .5 1 3 7 .0 0 1 3 7 . So 1 2 7 . 5 0 - 1 4 4 . 0 0
4 0 .0 1 0 8 .0 0 1 0 9 .0 0 1 0 2 .0 0 - 1 1 0 .0 0

1

19

1 1 1 .5 0 -1 4 4 .0 0
1 2 2 .0 0 1 4 5 .0 0
-

64
12

29

77

59

19

52

23

54

32

7

,
in
i

S e e fo o t n o t e s at end o f t a b l e s .




51

4

2
2

1

-

21
21

-

6

2

1

7
7

-

-

-

14

i
4

8
1

-

14
13

-

3

-

-

Table A-1. Weekly earnings of office workers in Minneapolis—St. Paul, M in n .—Wis., January 1976— Continued
Weekly earnings 1
(standard)
Number

Occupation and industry division

N u m b e r o f w o r k e r s r e c giving s t r a i g h t - t im e w e e k ly e a r n in g s o f —
$

S
80

weekly
(standard)

Mean 2

Median2

Middle range2

and
u n d er

$
90

$

$

i

S

$

$

$

S

100

n o

120

130

140

150

160

170

180

S

$

%

S

S

5

$

$

S

210

2 20

230

2 40

2 60

2b0

3 00

320

2 00 —2.1JL—2gQ

2 30

2 40

2 60

280

300

320

3 40

-

•
-

-

.
-

•
-

190

2 00

-

90

100

110

120

130

140

150

160

170

180

190

•
-

40
4
36
9
•

1 42
39
1 03
6
17
70
1
9

187
58
129
15
41
14
39
20

122
57
65
43
9
6
7

78
49
29
1
9
12
2
5

14
9
5
1
1
3
*

55
11
44
26
8
9

26
2
24
9
1

10
10
10

18
9

83
2
61
2
39
34
5
1

1

14

23
23
23

63
16
47
6
23

121
3
118
44
47

93
19
74
57
8

100
50
50
36
2

83
26
57
47

80
43
37
27
10

56
19
37
15
4

54
24
30
20
1

2
2

5
5
3

66
4
62

346
96
2 50
45
n o
7
74
14

284
116
168
14
76
33
24
21

316
1 35
181
59
83
2
25
12

199
87
112
20
*0
21
30
1

ALL W O RK ER S—
CONT IN UE D

RETAIL TPADE ------------------FINANCE ------------------------SE RVICES ------------------------

7 84
2 3b
548
101
159
148
74
bb

3 9 .5
4 0 .0
3 9 .5
3 9 .5
4 0 .0
4 0 .0
3 6 .0
4 0 .0

$
1 3 1 .0 0
1 3 3 .5 0
1 3 0 .0 0
1 5 9 .0 0
1 2 4 .5 0
1 2 0 .0 0
1 2 0 .0 0
1 3 1 .0 0

$
$
$
1 2 6 .5 0 1 1 6 . 0 0 - 1 4 1 . 5 0
1 3 4 .0 0 1 2 0 . 0 0 - 1 4 4 . 0 0
1 2 5 .5 0 l i b . 0 0 - 1 3 8 . 5 0
1 6 5 .0 0 1 2 2 . 0 0 - 1 8 0 . 0 0
1 2 6 .5 0 1 1 2 . 5 0 - 1 3 0 . 0 0
1 1 9 .5 0 1 1 5 . 0 0 - 1 2 0 . 0 0
1 2 4 .0 0 1 0 3 . 5 0 - 1 2 6 . 5 0
1 2 6 .5 0 I l f ) . 0 0 - 1 4 2 . 5 0

ORDER CL ER KS ------------------------MANUF ACT UR I> , G -------------------NO NM AV U F / . C T D R I N G ---------------WHOLESALE t r a d e --------------RETAIL TPAOE -------------------

1 .0 8 2
230
e52
631
118

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

1 6 9 .5 0
1 5 2 .0 0
1 7 4 .0 0
1 9 2 .0 0
1 1 5 .0 0

1 5 5 .5 0
1 5 3 .0 0
1 6 4 .5 0
2 0 7 .0 0
1 1 5 .0 0

1 2 b .0 0 - 2 1 4 .0 0
1 3 4 .0 0 -1 6 4 .0 0
1 2 2 .5 0 -2 2 6 .0 0
1 4 2 .0 0 -2 3 6 .5 0
1 0 2 .5 0 -1 1 7 .0 0

AC COUNTING CLERKS. CLASS A -------MA NU FA CT UR IN G -------------------PUBLIC UTIL IT IE S -------------WHOLESALE T k AOE --------------RETAIL TRADE ------------------FINANCE ---------------- ------- SE RVICES ----------------- --- —

2 .5 1 0
679
1 .8 3 1
8 27
508
111
3 02
83

3 9 .5
3 9 .5
3 9 .5
4 0 .0
4 0 .0
3 9 .5
3 8 .5
3 9 .5

1 7 8 .5 0
1 5 9 .5 0
1 8 5 .5 0
2 2 3 .0 0
1 5 3 .5 0
1 5 7 .5 0
1 5 7 .0 0
1 4 8 .5 0

1 6 5 .5 0
1 5 5 .0 0
1 7 2 .5 0
2 4 0 .5 0
1 4 9 .5 0
1 6 1 .0 0
1 5 3 .5 0
1 4 5 .0 0

1 4 3 .0 0 -2 0 3 .0 0
1 4 2 .5 0 -1 7 0 .5 0
1 4 4 .0 0 -2 3 5 .0 0
1 9 8 .0 0 -2 5 8 .5 0
1 3 4 .0 0 -1 6 7 .0 0
1 4 7 .5 0 -1 7 2 .0 0
1 3 4 .5 0 -1 7 7 .0 0
1 3 * - , 5 0 - 1 5 6 . So

A C CO UN TI NG CLFRKS. CLASS H -------M A NU FA CT UR IN G -------------- —
N O N h A n U F a CT UR IN G ---------------PU BL IC U T IL IT IE S -------------WHOLF.SALF T R A D E --------------R E TA IL TPADE ------------------f i n a n c e ------------------------SE RV I C E S -----------------------

3 .0 3 3
6 97
2 .3 3 6
7 20
5 16
395
554
151

3 9 .5
3 9 .5
3 9 .5
4 0 .0
4 0 .0
3 9 .5
3 8 .5
4 0 .0

1 3 7 .5 0
1 3 0 .5 0
1 4 0 .0 0
1 6 5 .0 0
1 2 7 .0 0
1 3 2 .5 0
1 2 7 .5 0
1 2 8 .5 0

1 3 0 .0 0
1 2 9 .0 0
1 3 1 .0 0
1 6 0 .0 0
1 2 0 .0 0
1 2 9 .5 0
1 2 6 .5 0
1 2 8 .5 0

BO OK KE E P I N G - M A C H I N E OPERATORS.
CLASS A -----------------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G ----------------

151
110

3 9 .0
3 9 .0

1 4 7 .0 0
1 4 7 .0 0

1 3 9 .0 0
1 3 9 .0 0

SW IT CH BO AR D OPERATOR-RECEPTIONISTS'
MA NU FA CT UR IN G -------------------NONM AN UF AC TUHIMG — — — — — —
PU RL IC UTIL IT IE S -------------w h o l e s a l e

t r a d e

NONMA'IUFACTURIn G

b o o k k e e p i n g -m a c h i n e

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

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

operators.

CLASS B -----------------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G ----------------

*
•

•
-

"

2

2

52
2
5
3

146
56
90
32
10
39
9

1 1 6 .0 0 -1 5 2 .0 0
l i b . 0 0 - 1 3 8 .0 0
1 1 5 .5 0 -1 6 0 .0 0
1 3 2 . 5 0 - 1 9 5 . O0
1 1 2 .0 0 -1 3 4 .0 0
l i b . 0 0 - 1 5 2 .5 0
1 0 9 .5 0 -1 3 3 .6 0
1 1 5 .0 0 -1 4 1 .0 0

19
19
6
6
7
*

52
5
47
1
19
25
2

323
42
281
40
63
52
107
19

576
1 83
393
28
180
57
93
35

479
132
347
69
86
71
96
25

555
183
372
120
68
47
112
25

1 92
50
142
34
28
26
25
29

217
70
1 47
49
18
43
27
10

1 96
4
192
67
4p
57
22
6

1 3 2 .5 0 -1 5 9 .0 0
1 3 2 .5 0 -1 5 9 .0 0

”

*

2
2

1
1

20
20

56
33

21
14

21
21

14
9

227
195

3 9 .5
3 9 .5

1 3 1 .5 0
1 2 7 .5 0

1 2 6 .5 0
1 2 6 .5 0

1 2 2 .0 0 -1 3 6 .0 0
1 2 2 .0 0 -1 3 5 .0 0

B I L L IN G- MA CH IN E BI LL ER S ----------MA N U F A C T U R I N G ---------------- -—

229
67

4 0 .0
3 9 .5

1 7 4 .5 0
1 4 2 .5 0

1 8 0 .0 0 - 1 3 b . 0 0 - 2 1 2 . 0 0
1 4 8 .0 0 1 2 ^ . 5 0 - 1 4 8 . 0 0

BO OK KE E P I N G - M A C H I N E b i l l e r s ------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G ----------- ----

1 32
n o

3 9 .0
3 9 .0

1 3 9 .0 0
1 3 9 .5 0

1 4 0 .0 0
1 4 0 .0 0

1 2 3 .0 0 -1 5 7 .5 0
1 2 3 .0 0 -1 6 1 .5 0

PA YR OL L CL ER KS ----- ---- ----------MA NU 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 ---------------PU B L I C U T IL IT IE S -------------WHOL ES AL E TRADE --------------RE TA IL TRADE -------------------

615
241
374
1 42
77
81

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

1 6 7 .5 0
1 6 1 .5 0
1 7 1 .5 0
2 0 6 .0 0
1 4 6 .5 0
1 4 3 .0 0

1 6 1 .5 0
1 5 3 .0 0
1 6 3 .0 0
1 8 7 .0 0
1 5 0 .0 0
1 4 0 .0 0

1 3 8 .0 0 -1 8 2 .5 0
1 4 0 .5 0 -1 8 0 .0 0
1 3 5 .5 0 -1 8 8 .0 0
1 6 7 .0 0 -2 5 8 .5 0
1 2 6 .5 0 -1 6 5 .0 0
1 1 7 .0 0 -1 6 1 .5 0

-

-

-

11
11
11

•
•
-

-

•
.

55
13
42
42

15
3
12
12

52
52
52

33
8
25
25

43
l
42
42

71
4
67
67

115
•
115
115

19
1
18
18

6
6
6

-

1 67
71
96
14
12
27
36
7

166
41
125
44
43
4
29
5

86
21
65
15
18
1
25
6

151
13
138
1 13
12
2
10
1

43
16
27
12
12
2
1

15
4
n
7
4
•
•

60
1
59
55
•
-

326
12
314
304
10

4

•

100
3
97
96
1
•
-

32
3
29
29
•
•
•

•
•

-

95
15
80
35
19
9
17

64
5
59
31
3
8
17

125
<
♦
121
118
-

14
2
12
5
4

47
2
45
45

65

11

3

m

65
65

11
11

3
3

.
-

•
-

•
-

.
.
-

*

9
3

-

1
1

-

-

-

*

-

-

-

2

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

6
6

-

23
20

88
88

60
58

20
12

10
*

6
3

9
9

3
3

•

36
10

46
21

4
4

-■

*

10
10

-

*

*

*

-

1
*

2
*

24
20

20
19

11
9

27
26

16
6

30
30

1
“

*

-

2

26

24

54
22
32

50
28
22
4

60
41
19

73
19
54
26
13

41
18
23
5
2

90
46
44
26
12

15

1

84
39
45
13
13

16

9

11

4

4

•
-

-

-

5

2

26

19

-

7
18

-

5

6

18

7

6

5
3

14
3

-

3

13
13

-

-

3

1
1

-

S ee fo o t n o t e s at end o f t a b le s .




-

-

12
1
11
11

4
4

4

3
3

92
4

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

13
6
7

14
2
12
6

5
1
4

10
5
5
5

30
6
24
24

12
3
9
9

1

11

1

11
11

11

1

•

15
12

5

1

_
•

Table A-1. Weekly earnings of office workers in Minneapolis—St. Paul, M in n .—Wis., January 1976— Continued
Weekly earnings
(standard)
Number

*

N u m b e r of workers receiving straight-time weekly earnings of—
S

Avprsga

S

%

$

S

$

workeis

weekly
hours*
(standard)

J

i

S

S

S

$

$

$

$

S

$

$

$

S

$

90

100

no

120

130

140

150

160

170

180

190

200

210

220

230

240

260

280

300

320

90

Occupation and industry division

100

110

120

130

140

150

160

170

180

190

200

210

220

230

240 . 260

280

3oO

320

340

-

-

5
5
5

52
15
37
7
10

157
52
105
8
12
30

323
133
190
10
46
33
63

320
153
167
20
69
19
43

192
101
91
17
32
6
12

77
16
61
20
13
11
17

38
6
32
27
1
3

46
1
45
35
6
4

43
2
41
16
18
5
2

18
6
12
12

-

2
•
2
2

70
70
70

10
10

2
2
-

-

-

_
_

18
18
•

51

92
4

272
85
187
74
25
79

162
48
114
10
28
23
47

158
61
97
22
32
10
33

97

95
25
70
16
7
16
31

71
16
55
9
18
13
15

28
28
8
6
12
2

9
-

1

10

•
.

8

9

-

3

-

_
-

-

6

-

-

-

-

6

-

-

80
Mean

i

Median l

Middle ranged

and
under

ALL W O RK ER S—
C O NT IN UE D
K E YP UN CH OPERATORS. CLASS A
M A NU FA CT UR IN G -----------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G -------PU RL IC U T IL IT IE S -----WHOL ES AL E TRADE ------RETAIL TRAD? ----------f i n a n c e -----------------

1.355
467
666
239
192
99
184

39.5
39.5
39.5
40.0
40.0
39.5
38.5

$
$
151.50 142.50
143.50 141.60
155.50 144.00
193.00 188.00
150.50 145.00
141.00 138.00
140.50 138.00

K E YP UN CH OPERATORS. CLASS a
M A NU FA CT UR IN G -----------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G -------PU RL IC U T IL IT IE S -----WH OLESALE TRADE ------RE TAIL TRADE ----------FINANCE -----------------

1.005
251
034
104
203
140
352

39.5
40.0
39.5
39.5
40.0
40.0
39.0

132.00 125.50 115.0'1— 145.50
131.00 125.00 117.0-'-13o.50
132.00 125.50 111.00-147.50
163.50 151.50 13A.00-176.50
131.50 121.00 11-.50-136.00
132.50 124.50 ll'.00-15o.00
124.00 121.00 10G .00-1A4.00

See footnotes at end




o f

$
$
133.50-156.30
134.50-150.00
133.50-160.00
16-.00-234.00
136.00-157.60
13 m .0 0- 14 o .60
13 1.00-1A 7 . 30

-

18

-

51
1
11
39

88

“
20
19
35

tables.

6

9
88

14
11
8
49

9

-

A

4

2

-

-

1
4

2

1
1

-

-

10
10
-

-

8
8
•

10
_

_
•
-

_
_
-

Table A-1a.

Weekly earnings of office workers—large establishments in Minneapolis—St. Paul,

M inn.—Wis., January 1976
Weekly earnings 1
(standard)
90

100

Ho

N u m b e r of workers receiving straight-time we e kly earnings of—
S
%
S
S
s
s
S
$
S
S
$
s
190
1 7 0
160
150
140
180
210
z o o
120
130
230
240
220

90

Occupation and industry division

Number
o
f

100

110

120

130

140

150

160

170

180

190

200

210

220

23o

240

-

-

-

-

1
1
1
-

7
7
2
1
1
3

51
10
41
3
13
15
10

258
151
107
2
32
23
28
22

499
308
191
3
38
42
68
40

606
429
177
12
40
40
60
25

731
563
168
6
37
39
70
16

636
467
169
6
53
31
60
19

533
371
162
31
31
42
48
10

333
239
94
26
13
27
24
4

290
198
92
18
11
26
34
3

147
98
49
15
3
4
22
“

63
36
27
15
3
7
1
1

62
32
30
21
5
3
1
*

76
22
54
38
5
1
9
1

-

-

.
-

-

2
2

3

4

3

13
10
3

10
4
6

39
16
23
?

39
19
15

99
27
22
6

46
32
14
6

20
15
5
3

32
26
6
6

.
-

*

-

13
2
11
3

37
13
24
2

63
24
39
4

114
54

179
126
53
26

177
14 f
21

137
lo5
32
23

76
52
24
18

27
18
9

24

183
104
79
30

-

-

1
1
-

18
9
9
3
4

147
110
37
4
18

255
164
91
12
58

348
276
72
4
44

482
414
68
12
41

355
304
51
13
25

239
195
44
10
12

79
54
25
9
1

37
16
21
7
8

19
9
1
(1
1

-

1
1
•

6
6
1

32
1
31
10

65
37
48
2
16

193
131
62
1
16

170
115
55
4
20

119
93
26
2
11

71
55
16
*
4

73
34
39
10
17

*3
19
29
«
13

24
9
15

118
76
42
2
16

102
61
41
8
15

28
10
18
4
2

17
2
15
4

10
8
2
1

5
1
4
4

7
7
6

3
1

3

39
20
19
13

4
“
4
1

24
6
18
1

105
69
36
10

227
165
62
3
16

250
215
35
3
21

238
202
36
4
23

64
71
13
1
6

25
13
12
5

21
1
20
9
4

3

-

*

S
80

weekly
hours1
(standard)

ALL WORKERS

Median *

Middle range*

4,348
2,883
1*465
273
291
300
447
154

39.5
39.5
39.5
40.0
40.0
39.5
39.0
39.0

$
$
174.50 170.00 155.00-186.50
171.50 169.00 155.00-185.00
180.50 172.00 15.3.50-195.50
230.50 231.00 191.00-267.00
172.50 167.00 149.50-186.50
169.00 167.50 149.50-188.50
170.50 167.00 15.).00-186.5c
155.50 150.50 1 4 p .50-169.00

SECRETARIES. CLASS A ----------MA NU FA CT UR IN G ----- -----------N O N M A N UF AC TU RI NG -------------PUBLIC U T IL IT IE S ------------

342
169
173
76

40.0
40.0
40.0
40.0

221.00
211.50
230.50
264.00

SECRETARIES, CLASS B ----------MA NU FA CT UR IN G -----------------n o n m a n u f a c t u r i n g -------------FINANCE -----------------------

1,079
654
425
153

39.0
39.0
39.5
39.0

189.50 186.00
189.00 190.0C
190.50 179.50
186.00 184.50

172.50-200.00
176.50-200.00
164.50-203.50
171.00-200.00

SECRETARIES, CLASS C ----------MA NU FA CT UR IN G -----------------N O N M A N UF AC TU RI NG -------------RETAIL TRADE ----------------f i n a n c e -----------------------

2,017
1,559
458
81
213

39.5
39.5
39.5
40.C
39.0

165.00 164.50
164.00 165.00
168.00 162.00
174.00 171.50
158.50 155.50

.00-175.00
156.50-17o.00
146.00— 185.00
154.00-190.00
147.00-166.00

SECRETARIES, CLASS 0 ----------MA NU FA CT UR IN G -----------------n o n m a n u f a c t u r i n g -------------p u b l i c u t i l i t i e s -----------RE TA IL TRADE ----------------

843
493
360
55
122

39.0
39.0
39.5
40.0
39.5

16c »5o
159.00
162.50
205.00
163.00

155.50 146.00-171.30
156.00 146.00-169.00
155.00 146.00-184.00
200.50 181.50— 234.50
159.00 141.00-185.00

*

STEN OG RA PH ER S, GENERAL ---------M A N U F A C T U R I N G ---------------- NO NM A N U F A C T U R I N G -------------P U BL IC U T IL IT IE S -----------FI NA NC E -----------------------

512
198
314
178
51

39.5
39.5
39.5
40.0
39.0

161.50 137.00 12u.50~20J.00
132.50 128.50 12?.09— 13 7 . J0
180.00 177.50 I3r,00-23b.50
218.50 233.50 20 7.00-243.30
124.50 124.50 116.00-131.00

-

STEN OG RA PH ER S, SENIOR -----------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 - — --- ------P U BL IC U T IL IT IE S -----------FI NA NC E -----------------------

1.026
747
279
59
87

39.5
39.5
39.5
40.0
39.0

149.50
145.50
159.50
221.50
147.50

145.00
145.00
145.00
248.00
145.00

I S

-

-

TP A N S C R I B I N G - M A C H I N E TYPISTS ---

76

TYPISTS. 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 — -----------PUBLIC UT IL IT IE S -----------RETAIL TRADE ---------------FI NA NC E -----------------------

718
346
372
38
53
239

39.5
39.5
39.5
40.0
39.5
39.0

133.00 124.50
136.50 126.50
129.00 123.00
170.50 161.00
135.50 132.53
121.50 121.00

1 U .00-136.00
lit.00-139.00
115.00-134.53
166. 00 -1 77 .CO
11“ .00-153.30
111.50-127.00

TYPISTS. CLASS 3 ----------------MA NU 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 -------------PU BL IC U T IL IT IE S ----------FI NA NC E ------------------- —

635
258
377
88
174

39.0
39.0
39.5
40.0
39.0

122.00 117.CO
113.00 110.00
126.00 119.00
167.00 150.50
116.50 115.00

10‘ .00— 13u.00
10'.00-127.30
llii.50-131.00
131.0u-211.30
llo.50-124.30

39.0 132.50 13 0.VO 114. 00 -1 44 .O0

_
-

_

?

136.00-155.30
13n.00-154.00
137.50-172.3J
182.00-252.00
136.00-155.53

-

_

-

2
1
1
1

4

60

$

%

s

1

260

280

300

320

280

300

320

340 !

62
7
55
41
8
1
5
*

21
1
20
19
1
~

19
1
18
17
1
-

32
17
15
6

25
3
22
13

13

17
17
16

-

-

10

14

13

13

14

5

1

S

-

•
-

1
1
1

65
21
44
6
35

178
83
95
12
72

195
95
100

50
31
19
4
6
8

20
5
15
4
6

25
1
24
16
6
*

8
2
6
4

6
81

114
62
52
1
7
32

2

11
«
11
4
5
2

78
62
16
7

141
66
73
4
33

139
29
no
5
75

113
40
73
4
42

85
43
42
23
14

29
14
15
6
3

6
3
3
3

7
1
6
4

-

8
8

-

7

d

S\)

13
4
9
1

20
4
16
1

31

7

31
*

7
“

10
10
3
1

10
2
8
3
*

10
1
9
1
-

6
4
2
*
-

1
1
•

6
5
1
1

6
3
3
3

7
7
7

14
14
14

-

37
6
31
31

10
3
7
7

13
13
13

37
37
36

57
57
57

t
d

1
1
-

1
1
*

2
2
1

3
3
3

1 7

17
3
14

260

13
13

3
3
3
*

2
1
1
*

3
3
3
“

_
-

-

-

-

-

3
3
3

-

_
-

-

29
3
26
26

s
5
5

1
1
1

1
1
1

-

*

i

“

S ee fo o t n o t e s at end o f t a b le s .




I

S

and
under

SE CR ET AR IE S -----------------------M A N U FA CT UR IN G -----------------NO NM A N U F A C T U R I N G -------------PUBLIC U T IL IT IE S -----------WHOLESALE TRADE ------------RETAIL TRADE ----------------FINANCE ----------------------SE RVICES ----------------------

214.00 195.00-240.00
211.50 19-.00-230.00
215.00 196.00-274.00
272.50 22 9.00-299.30

5

i

8

i
d

d

2
d

2
d
d

*

-

-

1

-

-

-

-

-

47
46
1
1

1

-

.
-

1
1
1

-

-

-

1
1

_
-

1

10

8

7

1

1
1

10
10

8
8

7
7

1
1

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Table A-1a.

Weekly earnings of office workers—large establishments in Minneapolis—St. Paul,

M inn.—Wis., January 1976— Continued
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 i g h t - t im e w e e k ly e a r n in g s of—
Number

Average
weekly
hours1
(standard)

$

s

I

$

*

$

S

$

$

$

ib

S

I

*

i

$

$

%

100

110

120

130

140

150

160

170

180

19j

2 00

2 10

220

230

24o

260

2 *0

300

320

90

Occupation and industry division

90

100

no

120

130

140

150

160

170

180

190

d'.W

2 10

2 20

230

240

260

280

300

320

340

-

“

2
2

7
7

10

17
8

11

8

-

4

10
6

-

3

“

*

i
i

1
1

2
2

17
17

3
3

1
1

-

-

18
7

64
18
46

46
18
28
18

39
14
25
18

18

12

13

2

7

6
12

-

13

2

7

-

-

1

-

-

-

-

80
Mean 2

Median 2

Middle range2

and
under

ALL W O RK ER S—
CONT IN UE D
FILE CLERKS, CLASS A ---------------N O NM AN UF AC TU RI NG — - — --- --- — —

93
66

$
$
$
$
39.0 171.50 147.50 1 3 3. 50 -2 29 .uO
39.5 182.50 166.00 129.59-247.00

*

FILE CLERKS, CLASS 8 ---------------M A NU FA CT UR IN G --------------------NO NM A N U F A C T U P I N G — --- ---- — ---F I NA NC E ------------------ -------

237
171
69

39.5
39.0
39.5
39.0

1 2 6 .0 0 116.00 lOf'.00-131.00
115.00 116.00 103.50-125.00
130.50 119.50 106.00-142.00
115.50 112.50 106.00-124.50

FILE CLERKS, CLASS C ---------------M A NU FA CT UR IN G -------- ------------NONMAN UF AC TU RI NG -----------------FINANCE --------------------------

280
89
191
166

39.0
38.5
39.0
38.5

106.00 103.50
1 0 0 .0 0
98.00
108.50 104.50
110.50 109.50

9-.00-115.00
92.59-105.00
9-.00-119.50
9 9 . 0 0 - 1 2 j .00

13
9
4

MESS EN GE RS ---------------------------M A NU FA CT UR IN G --------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G -----------------FI NA NC E --------------------------

350
146
204
106

39.0
39.0
39.5
39.0

118.00
108.00
125.00
101.50

106.09
105.00
107.00
100.03

94.09-118.50
10';.50-114.00
98.00-129.50
9 h .00-103.50

1
1
-

SW IT CH BO AR D O P ER AT OR S ---------- ---M A N U F A C T U R I N G ---------------- — —
NO NM A N U F A C T U R I N G -----------------

214
96
118

39.5 143.00 135.50 121.00-156.00
39.0 140.00 138.50 12r.50-149.50
39.5 145.50 130.50 111.50-161.00

-

S W I T CH BO AR D OP ER A T O P - R E C E P T I O N I S T S -

76

39.5 138.50

134.00 126.00-149.00

ORDER CL ER KS -------------------------M A NU FA CT UR IN G --------------------NO NM A N U F A C T U R I N G ----------------RE TA IL TRADE --------------- ----

228
SO
178
118

39.0
38.0
39.5
39.5

133.00 125.50 111.00-156.00
160.50 159.00 133.50-176.00
125.50 116.00 109.50-142.00
115.00 115.00 102.50-117.00

-

AC CO UN TI NG CLERKS, CLASS A --------M A NU FA CT UR IN G ---------------- ---N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G — --------------P U RL IC U T IL IT IE S --------------WHOL ES AL E TRADE ---------------FI NA NC E --------------------------

1.652
485
1.167
723
222
132

39.5
39.5
40.0
40.0
40.0
39.0

185.00
156.00
197.00
226.00
138.50
171.00

167.00
151.00
198.50
240.50
136.00
170.50

142.50-240.50
137.50-165.J0
147.50-250.00
20 3.00-259.00
120.00-147.50
152.00-189.00

.
-

ACCO UN TI NG CLERKS, CLASS B --------M A NU FA CT UR IN G --------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G ----- ----------PU RL IC U T IL IT IE S --------------W H O L ES AL E' TR AD E ---------------RETAIL TRADE -------------------FI NA NC E --------------------------

1.770
472
1,298
352
232
359
279

39.5
39.5
39.5
40.0
40.0
39.5
39.0

138.50
127.50
142.50
175.00
128.50
132.00
134.50

lit.00-155.50
117.50-133.50
116.00-163.00
151.00-195.00
1 2 1 .0 0 112.00-140.00
129.00 114.50-151.00
129.00 111.00-154.50

6
6

PA YR OL L CLERKS -----------------------M A NU FA CT UR IN G ----- --------------NO NM A N U F A C T U R I N G ----------------P U BL IC U T IL IT IE S --------------"R ET AI L TRADE --------------------

274
73

39.5
40.0
39.5
40.0
39.5

170.50 161.50 129.00-205.50
168.00 155.50 134.50-188.50
171.50 161.50 126.50-208.00
222.50 247.50 181.50-258.50
152.00 150.00 123.00-164.00

66

201

65
53

129.50
123.00
134.00
177.00

2

2

-

11
6

22

3
9

2

l
1

2
2

13

2

.

13
3

2

-

5
2
3

1

3

2

-

_

21

7

-

_

-

-

-

.

1

3

2

-

-

21

7

-

-

-

-

-

-

13
8
5

7

4

1

6

6
1

14

4

1

-

6

14

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

2

1

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

3
3
-

3

1
-

2
2

1
1

91
37
54
43

78
27
51
41

48

41

5
36
36

9
9

96
35

75
39
36

24
13

50

98
53
45
42

10

4

4

23

20
6

-

4

14

37
19
18

42
27
15

27

2
21

7

16
8
8

-

-

6

5

18

18

10

8

6

2

23

23

56
3
53
47

22

19

9

20

6

-

32
15
17

13

5
17

62
4
58
52

•

l

9

11

1

-

61

-

-

-

23
23

23
23

2

5
5

-

2

-

3
*

-

32
5
27
-

187
37
150
-

6
-

1

20

19
5

49

2

14

-

-

-

-

62

37
36

8
4
4

9
-

9

20

6

97
52
45
26

2 10
120

172
90
82

34

12

48

50

1

-

17

12

22
8

370
151
219
3
b4
45
53

293
114
179
35
46
62
22

224

118

139

128

86

40

138
30

27
1 12

4
124
46

21

78
12
21

12

12

47
35

26
17

43
27

48
18

17

39

26

18

10

11

15
4
3

18
5
13
3

21

29

15
8
7

4
17
4

3
15
1

10
18
12

6

11

4

4

-

2

14
-

-

4

4

8

6

90

6

10

187
93
94
59

30

7
4

5
15

9
*

-

8

11

13
2

19
5
14

See footnotes ateend of tables.




8

125
68

57
9
9
26

3
-

1

-

•

no
3
107
98
6

22

11

6
16
7
6
1

4
7
7
.

10

14
2

30
30
30

•

-

_
-

-

-

-

-

29
29

1

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

•
.
.

•
-

•

-

-

-

1
1

-

-

-

-

-

307

100

1

63
32
31

85

4

44

3
19

17

30
4
26
4
21

43

1 14

4

43
15
3

2

110

8

107

5

12
12

17

3

3

-

-

-

-

-

-

28

4

13

5

4

30

12

1

6

-

5
1

1

6

7

5
3

4

3
3

24
24

3
9
9

1
1

59
59
24
12
6

20

65
-

-

-

32
1

12

31
27
4

295
293
2
-

3

•

_

-

3

-

•A3

3
97
9fc

32
3

•
-

8

4
i
-

•

5

-

•

.
•

•

•

-

-

Table A-1a. Weekly earnings of office workers—large establishments in Minneapolis—St. Paul,
M inn.—Wis., January 1976— Continued
Weekly earnings 1
(standard)____

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 i g h t - t im e w e e k ly e a r n in g s o f—

$

Averag*
weekly
hours1
(standard)

Occupation and industry division

80

90

S

5

$

$

$

S

$

S

S

S

$

100

llo

120

130

HO

150

160

170

180

190

200

210

220

230

240 *260

280

300

320

110

120

130

140

150

160

170

180

190

200

2 ID

22a

.230

240

260

300

320

340

5

20
5
15
7
6

94
42
52

200
115
85

-

•

2

62

10

2
?

-

-

-

33
27

11
1
10
10

7
6
1
1

12
24

9
6
3
2
1
-

14

-

112
75
37
13
6
12

30
16
14

-

196
121
75
10
19
28

57
4
53

171
77
94

97
40
57

74
37
37

34

10

_

-

—
•
•

8
19
13

23
25
42

11

•
-

—

10

23
6
17
4
13
-

12
2

4

and
90

280

ALL W O R K E R S —
CONT IN UE D
$

$

$

KEYP UN CH OP ER AT OR S. CLASS A
M A NU FA CT UR IN G -----------N O NM AN UF AC TU RI NG -------PU B L I C U T IL IT IE S -----RE TA IL TRADE ----------FINANCE ---------- ------

774
391
383
lib
99
101

39.5
39.5
39.5
40.0
39.5
39.0

154.50
152.00 141.50 1 3 4 . 5 0 150.00
144.00 141.00 1 3 8. 00 160.50 142.50 134.03-181.00
236.50
210.50 234.00 18 1. 50 146.50
141.00 138.00 130.0 0 146.00
138.00 138.00 1 2 8 . 5 0 -

KE YPUNCH OPERATORS. CLASS B -------M A N U FA CT UR IN G --------------------N O N M A N UF AC TU RI NG --- ---------- -—
PU RL IC U T IL IT IE S --------------WH OL ES AL E TRADE ---------------RETAIL TRADE -------------------F I N A N C E --------------------------

534
179
355
59
50
140
84

39.5
40.0
39.5
40.0
40.0
40.0
39.0

131.00
127.50
133.00
168.50
120.50
132.50
121.00

12 1 .0 0
1 20.00

1 2 2 .0 0
157.50
119.50
124.50
114.00

114.00136.00
1 1 7. 00 135.00
111.50-147.50
13 3. 00 208.50
1 1 8. 00 125.00
1 1 8. 00 158.00
1 lo.50-122.00

5
5
13
13
1

11

1

See footnotes at end of tables.




9

9
23
10

5
10

11

16
1

11

15
3
3

23
6

8
1

16
-

-

11
2

-

2

12
b

•

2
2

62
62

10
10

-

5

3
3

.
—

b

-

a

17

9

4

i

•

•

—

—

—

—

—

17
3

9
4

4
2

i
i

If)
lb

-

5
5

1

a

1

•

_

•

•

Table A-2. Weekly earnings of professional and technical workers!in Minneapolis—St. Paul,

Minn.—Wis., January 1976
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 i g h t - t im e w e e k ly e a r n in g s o f—
Number

Occupation and industry division
workers

Average
weekly
hours1
(standard)

S

$
Median 2

Middle range2

S

$

S

$

S

S

S

$

$

S

$

S

S

s

$

120

130

140

150

160

170

180

2 00

2 20

2 40

260

260

300

3 20

340

3 60

3 80

400

420

----44o

130

140

150

160

170

180

2 00

2 20

2 40

2 60

2 80

300

320

3 40

360

3 80

*00

4 20

440

460

2

7
7

28
b
22

28
9
19

37
13
24

7

12

17

10

104
57
47
S
23

94
54
40
9
15

52
28
24
7
5

33
8
c5
5
3

11
10
1
I

2

94
43
51
1
23

2
-

2

11 <r
Mean 2

$

62
27
35
lo
16

115
57
58
7
31

111
61
50
4
38

99
37
62
6
47

40
18
22
6
12

12
2
in
6
3

3
3
.
3

-

-

-

*

*

*

i

%

1

and
under
120

ALL WO RK ER S
C O MP UT ER SY ST EM S ANALYSTS
(B US I N E S S ) . CLASS A ------------MA 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 -------------PU BL IC U T IL IT IE S -----------FI NA NC E -----------------------

492
228
264
30
117

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

$
3 4 7 .0 0
3 5 4 .5 0
3 4 1 .0 0
3 8 5 .5 0
3 2 3 .0 0

$
3 4 9 .0 0
3 5 4 .5 0
3 4 0 .5 0
3 8 3 .0 0
3 2 6 .0 0

$
$
3 2 6 .0 0 -3 7 4 .0 0
3 3 6 .0 0 -3 7 5 .0 0
3 1 2 .5 0 -3 7 4 .0 0
3 6 6 .0 0 -4 0 0 .5 0
2 9 1 .0 0 -3 5 5 .0 0

C O MP UT ER SY ST EM S AN ALYSTS
( B U S I N E S S ) . CLASS 8 ------------MA 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 -------------p u b l i c u t i l i t i e s -----------f i n a n c e -----------------------

489
213
276
41
188

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

3 0 2 .0 0
3 0 3 .5 0
3 0 0 .5 0
3 1 6 .0 0
2 9 7 .0 0

3 0 2 .5 0
3 0 2 .5 0
3 0 3 .5 0
3 1 7 .5 0
3 0 5 .0 0

2 8 S .0 0 - 3 2 5 .5 0
2 8 S .0 0 -3 2 c .5 0
2 7 6 .0 0 -3 2 6 .5 0
2 8 6 .5 0 -3 4 8 .5 0
2 7 4 .5 0 -3 2 6 .5 0

C O MP UT ER SY ST EM S ANAL YS TS
(BUSINESS)* CLASS C ------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G --------------

93
7S

4 0 .0
4 0 .0

2 4 9 .5 0
2 5 2 .5 0

2 3 1 .0 0
2 3 1 .0 0

2 2 - .5 0 -2 9 5 .5 0
2 2 6 .5 0 -2 9 8 .0 0

COMP UT ER PR O G R A M M E R S (BUSINESS),
CLASS A ---------------------------MA 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 -------------P U BL IC U T IL IT IE S -----------W H OL ES AL E TRADE ------------F I NA NC E ----------------------S E RV IC ES ----------------------

676
2 07
409
<♦6
77
1 96
61

3 9 .5
3 9 .5
3 9 .0
4 0 .0
4 0 .0
3 8 .5
4 0 .0

3 0 0 .0 0
3 3 2 .5 0
2 7 8 .5 0
3 4 3 .5 0
2 7 2 .0 0
2 6 4 .0 0
2 9 0 .0 0

2 9 2 .5 0
3 3 6 .0 0
2 7 2 .5 0
3 4 0 .5 0
2 5 9 .0 0
2 6 3 .0 0
2 9 9 .0 0

2 6 1 .0 0 -3 3 7 .5 0
3 0 * .5 0 -3 5 9 .5 0
25 i .0 0 - 2 9 7 .5 0
3 1 7 .5 0 -3 6 6 .5 0
2 4 7 .5 0 -2 8 7 .5 0
2 4 ^ .5 0 -2 8 2 .0 0
2 6 * .0 0 -3 1 1 .5 0

COMP UT ER P R OG RA MM ER S (BUSINESS),
CLASS 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 -------------PU BL IC U T IL IT IE S -----------WH OLESALE TRADE ------------FI NA NC E -----------------------

731
3 48
383
90
77
169

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

2 5 8 .5 0
2 7 6 .0 0
2 4 3 .0 0
2 8 6 .5 0
2 3 4 .0 0
2 2 4 .5 0

2 5 6 .5 0
2 7 6 .0 0
2 3 8 .0 0
2 8 6 .5 0
2 3 1 .0 0
2 1 9 .5 0

COMP UT ER P R OG RA MM ER S (BUSINESS),
CLASS C ---------------------------n o n m a n u f a c t u p i m g -------------F I N A N C E --------------------- -

30S
147
94

3 9 .5
3 9 .0
3 8 .5

2 1 8 .0 0
2 0 3 .0 0
1 9 3 .0 0

CO MPUTER OP ERATORS, CL AS S A ---MA N U F A C T U R I N G ----------------N O N M A N U F A C T U P I N G -------------PU B L I C U T IL IT IE S ----------FINANCE ---------------------S E RV IC ES ---------------------

338
ll)7
231
28
90
62

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

COMP UT ER OPERATORS, CLASS 6 ---MA N U F A C T U R I N G -----------------N O N M A N U F A C T U P I N G -------------PU BL IC U T IL IT IE S ----------WHOL ES AL E TRAOF ------------FI NA NC E ----------------------

692
197
395
106
108
124

3 9 .5
3 9 .5
3 9 .5
4 0 .3
4 0 .0
3 8 .5

_

_

-

-

-

*

”

~

_

-

_

*

*

"

“

*

1
I

6
6

2
2

6
4

37
30

9
1

2
1

14
14

13
13

3
3

*

”

“

-

-

-

-

_
-

_
-

_
-

1
1
-

19
19

39
2
37

93
6
87

105
10
95

115
40
75
S
6
44
13

80
32
48
6
12

71
57
14
9
5

64
53
11
7
4

56
46
10
in
-

25
15
10
4
6
-

“

*

70
47
23
20
-

34
22
12
12
-

8
7
1
1
-

.
-

-

-

-

-

-

”

“

10

14

-

10

14

23
11
12

10

14

12

d

-

-

“

“

2 3 , . 5 0 - 2 8 4 . 5 'j
2 5 - .0 9 -2 9 o .0 v
21'- . 5 0 - 2 6 1 • 50
26 ( '.0 C - 3 1 o . R 0
2 1 - . 0 0 - 2 5 0 .0 0
2 1 . ? . 0 0 - 2 4 1 .0 0

-

-

“

"

2 2 3 .0 0
1 9 5 .5 0
1 8 5 .0 0

1 8 6 . 5 n - 2 4 5 . 00
1 7 7 .5 0 -2 2 6 .5 0
1 7 * .5 0 -2 0 6 .0 0

-

-

-

2 0 2 .5 0
2 0 7 .0 0
2 0 0 . CO
2 4 7 .0 0
2 0 6 .0 0
1 7 8 .5 0

2 0 0 .0 0
2 0 7 .0 0
1 9 3 .5 0
2 4 4 .0 0
2 0 5 . U0
1 7 7 .0 0

17 - . 0 u - 2 1 6 , 0 g
1 9 1 .0 0 -2 1 7 .5 0
1 7 '.0 0 - 2 1 8 . 5 0
23 / . 0 0 - 2 5 1 • O0
1 8 1 .0 0 -2 1 4 .5 0
1 6 i.5 0 -1 9 0 .0 0

_

1 8 5 .5 0
1 7 8 .5 0
1 8 9 .0 0
2 2 2 .5 0
1 7 2 .0 0
1 8 2 .5 0

1 7 9 .5 0
1 7 9 .5 0
1 7 9 .0 0
2 2 5 .0 0
1 7 3 .5 0
1 7 2 .5 0

16< .S 0 - 1 9 - + .0 0
1 6 7 .5 0 -1 8 3 .5 0
1 6 ? .5 3 -2 0 0 • 0 0
1 9 4 .5 0 -2 7 0 .0 0
1 6 1 .0 0 -1 8 0 .0 0
1 6 3 . 0 o - 1 8 K .5 0

12
5

15
18
2

28
51
6

bd

12
18

101
10
91
2
12
69

95
18
77
6
20
35

149
64
85
6
26
41

145
102
43
26
b
b

90
70
20
17
1

50
49
43

35
23
13

43
27
25

62
12
10

66
18
3

26
9

6
2

-

53
3
50
14
24

31
2
29
5
10

82
32
50
18
25

91
45
46
3
32
2

35
17
18
5
11

31
4
27
14
6

b
2
3
J
-

4
i
3
3
-

.
-

90
30
60
3
25
22

123
47
76
9
25
33

156
76
82
17
24
27

37
9
28
9
8
4

26
2
24
24

7
3
4
1

35
35
33

10
1
9
1

-

2

2

8

-

_
-

-

*

2
2
-

2
2
-

-

-

_

-

-

6
5
1
-

-

32
2
30

*

*

“

3
3
“

14
4
~

“

2
1
1
1

31
5
26
9
5

63
19
44
20
21

-

*

-

*

_

-

-

*

“

-

_

-

-

*

_

-

-

“

”

*
-

-

t
t
1
7

b
-

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




_
-

10

11)
b

-

9

21

2
2
*
_

_
*
6
5
3
3
”

-

-

*

•

-

.

.

.
.
.
.
.

-

-

-

-

-

4
4

-

.
_

.
.

•

•
-

_
•
.
.

.
-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

i
i
-

.

4
.

_
-

-

-

-

_
4
-

-

Table A-2. Weekly earnings of professional and technical workers in Minneapolis—St. Paul,
M inn.—Wis., January 1976— Continued

Occupation and industry division

Number
of
workers

Average
weekly
hours1
(standard)

S
Mean

2

Median^

Middle range2

1

no
and
under

—

S

S

S

120

130

140

150

130

140

159

160

N um ber o f w o rk e rs re ce ivin g stra igh t-tim e w eekly earnings of—
S
S
S
$
1 —
$
$
5
s
S
s
$
$
t
$
"5--180
220
440
280
160
170
200
340
400 420
240 260
300
380
320
360

179

180

200

220

240

260

280

300

320

340

360

76

129

67

34

18

380

ALL W O R K E R S —
CONT IN UE D
150.00

$
$
$
152.00 13 6.00-163*00
157 • ->0

A

146.00
145.00
U m R™ 1CKj f v L k j O A

275.00
" '0 1

27 6.00-324.50

^1

1

27
25

176.00
^ V !^ ^
'*0 !
• - 1 o* _>0 in1 !
«

J

1,479
369

'/
4
24

rn

22

1

.

22

-iO e PPO A / PPA AA 21 3. 00 -2 41 .5 0
;
*J J
J
jy
.
££9.^0 c 0.00

235

2

.

€

99
95

13

135

106
28

83

33
1

See footnotes at end of tables.




1
'

1

272.00 274.00 21 7. 50 -3 20 .0 0
289.50 294.00 25 ^. 00 -3 20 .0 0
40.0 3 0 4 . j 0 3<_0.00 26 4. 00 -3 39 .0 0

137
9-1

17

78

122

.
1

1l AUL
\

1
1

1

188

1

it?*99 2 * 0 0
226.00 2 1 3. 00— 247.50

'6 A
’
"39
"MUL l j AL l

00

193
133

112

8
8
8

400

420

440

460

Table A-2a. Weekly earnings of professional and technical workers—large establishments
in Minneapolis—St. Paul, M inn.—Wis., January 1976'
Weekly earnings
(standard)
umber

1

N um ber o f w o rk e rs re c eiving stra igh t-tim e w eekly earning s o f—
$

S

$

S

$

°*'n

weekly
hourc1
(standard

S

$

S

s

s

S

$
S
S
S
$
s
260
280
340
300
320
360

Mean

*

Median *

Middle range*

110
and
under

120

130

140

150

160

170

180

200

220

240

120

Occupation and industry division

130

140

150

160

170

180. . 200

220

240

260

280

300

320

340

360

s

%

S

S

380

400

420

440

380

400

420

440

460

75
57
18
5
4

79
54
25
9
11

40
28
12
7
5

16
8
8
5
3

11
10
1
1
“

2
2
2
“

32
16
16
8
6

9
2
7
6

-

•

-

-

-

.

-

-

-

-

-

ALU WORKERS

362
222
1AO
30
69

39.5
39.5
39.5
40.0
39.0

$
346.50
355.50
332.50
385.50
312.50

$
351.00
354.50
334.00
383.00
300.00

$
$
32 5.00-374.00
33 8.00-376.00
29 3.50-372.00
366.00-400.50
26 0.00-362.50

C O MP UT ER SY ST EM S AN ALYSTS
(B US I N E S S ) . CLASS 8 ----------MA NU F A C T U R I N G ---------------NO NM A N U F A C T U R I N G ------------PU BL IC U T IL IT IE S ---------FI NA NC E ---------------------

308
171
137
27
68

39.5
39.0
39.5
40.0
39.5

299.00
306.00
290.50
338.00
265.50

299.50
306.00
293.50
340.00
264.00

2 8 o .0 0- 32 h .5 o
2 8 9. 00 -3 24 .So
26 h ,50-325.00
32n.00-35H-.00
22 2. 00 -2 99 .0 0

*

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*

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269.50 287.50 2 3 h .50-307.00

-

-

-

-

-

1

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C O MP UT ER SY ST EM S ANAL YS TS
(B US I N E S S ) • CLASS C -----------

55

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COMP UT ER SY ST EM S ANAL YS TS
(B US I N E S S ) • CLASS A ----------M A NU FA CT UR IN G ---------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G — ---- -----PUBLIC UT IL IT IE S ---------F I NA NC E ---------------------

COMP UT ER P R OG RA MM ER S (BUSINESS)
CLASS A -------------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G — ---------PU BL IC U T IL IT IE S --------- FI NA NC E ---------------------

480
217
46
BO

39.S
39.5
40.0
38.5

305.03
271.50
343.50
251.00

306.50
261.00
340.50
252.00

26 1. 50 -3 48 .0 0
24 1. 50 -2 84 .5 0
31 7.50-366.50
23 R. 00 -2 65 .0 0

C O MP UT ER P R OG RA MM ER S (BUSINESS)
CLASS B -------------------------M A NU FA CT UR IN G ---------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G ------------P U BL IC UT I L I T I E S ---------FI NA NC E ---------------------

544
342
202
90
62

39.5
39.5
40.0
40.0
39.0

267.00
276.00
251.50
286.50
218.00

269.50
276.00
249.00
286.50
219.50

24 3. 00-294.50
25 6. 50-299.00
22 1 . 0 0 - 2 8 4 . So
26 7. 00-310.50
192.00-234.00

COMP UT ER P R OG RA MM ER S (BUSINESS)
CLASS C -------------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G -------------

198
55

40.0 233.50 238.50 21 9. 50-252.00
39.5 222.00 230.00 19 ^.00-253.30

COMP UT ER OP ER AT OR S, CLASS A --MA 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 ------------PU BL IC U T IL IT IE S ---------F i n a n c e ---------------------

224
107
117
28
60

39.5
39.5
39.5
40.0
39.0

210.00
207.00
213.00
247.00
200.50

207.00
207.00
209.50
244.00
192.00

COMP UT ER OP ERATORS, CL AS S b --M A NU FA CT UR IN G ------------- -—
N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G ------------PU BL IC u t i l i t i e s ---------F I NA NC E ---- * ---------------

345
166
179
59
52

39.5
39.5
39.5
40.0
38.0

193.00
177.50
207.00
242.00
200.50

COMP UT ER OPERATORS, CLASS C --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 ------------DRAFTERS, CLASS A --------------MA N U F A C T U R I N G ---------------nonmanufacturing:
p u b l i c u t i l i t i e s ----------

2

22

7

16

22
6
16

29
13
16

2

7

12

14

7

57
40
17
1
4

19
11
8

34
17
17

60
41
19
4
8

52
37
15
6
2

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_

-

10
-

-

-

_
-

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14

10

14

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10

14

8

10

78
47
31
3
10

-

2

6

8

6

2

14

13

3

1
-

-

19
19

32
30

54
48

69
59

*

-

”

12

11

25

26

62
22
5
6

34
6
6
“

66
9
9
*

60
7
7
"

56
10
10
“

-

26
2
24

59
18
41
6
18

89
58
31
6
13

124
102
27
2b

89
70
19
17

68
47
21
20

34
22
12
12

8
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18

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1

4
4

8
7

17
10

21
5

52
2

63
15

2b
9

6
2

2
1
1

19
3
16

9
2
7

-

-

-

14

5

73
45
28
3
18

28
17
11
5
5

25
4
21
14
-

b

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55
32
23
14

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i
3
3
-

6
2
4
4
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7
3
4
1
2

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35
3J
8

10
1
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1
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53
53

87
87

119
105

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5h
49

34
22

20
18

4

-

13

8

1

8

1

2

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_

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-

1 9 r .00-222.50
191.00-217.50
182.00-243.00
23 7.00-251.00
17 h .50-209.50

-

-

-

*

*

184.00
179.00
190.00
270.00
179.00

16-.00-197.00
16t.50-18b.30
173.50-250.50
19S.00-27u.00
167.00-201.30

2
2
*

2
2
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1
1
-

6
5
1
1

26
19
7
5

55
30
25
3
10

55
27
28
11

118
67
51
13
9

22
7
15
4
4

187
115
72

39.5 154.00 154.50
40.0 155.50 154.50
39.0 151.00 154.50

142.00-164.50
14 h .50-163.50
13'.50-165.50

2
2

8
8

26
10
16

43
35
8

36
23
13

40
29
11

19
13
6

11
5
6

470
m 25

39.5 273.50 270.00 24 c . 00-298.00
39.5 270.50 266.00 24 6. 00-295.00

_

10
10

19
19

33

299.50 285.50 27 3. 50-326.00

-

.

2

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-

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35
10
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Table A-2a.

Weekly earnings of professional and technical workers—large establishments

in Minneapolis—St. Paul, Minn.—Wis., January 1976— Continued
Weekly earnings
(standard)

Occupation and industry division

Number
of
workers

1

N u m b e r of wo rk er s receiving straight-time weekly earnings o f $

$
weekly
hours*
(standard)

Median 2

Middle range2

$

$

$

$

$

$

S

s

$

S

$

S

$

S

S

120

130

140

150

160

170

180

200

220

240

260

280

300

320

340

360

380

400

420

1 --440

130

140

150

160

170

180

200

220

240

260

280

300

320

340

360

380

400

420

440

460

86
95
-

-

-

1

86
2

66

-

no
Mean 2

$

6

20

4
1

-

-

-

-

-

-

17

56

14

8

”

*

33

17
13

$

and
under
120

ALL W O R K E R S —
CONT IN UE D

N O NM AN UF AC TU RI NG -----------------

328
58
31
256

RE GI ST ER ED INDUSTRIAL NU RStS -------

116

$
$
$
$
2 0 0. 00 244.53
39.5 218.50 215.00 194.00235.00
38.5 259.50 259.50 2 4 4. 00 275.00
24 8.50-270.50
257.50 259.00
181.00 177 00 1 6 7. 00 173.00 173.00 1 6 6. 00 -

1

188.50
181.00

39.5 227.00 224.50 20 4.5 0 - 2 4 o . 00
229.00

_

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See footnotes at end of tables.




13

102
2

13

37
31

20
17

8
8

*

11

.

3

1

*

_

Table A-3.

Average weekly earnings of office, professional, and technical workers, by sex,

in Minneapolis—St. Paul, M inn.—Wis., January 1976
Average
(mean2)
S e x , 3 o c c u p a t io n , and in d u s t r y d iv is io n

OFFICE OCCUPATIONS -

Number
of
woikers

|

Average
(mean2)
S e x , 3 o c c u p a t io n , a n d in d u s t r y d iv is io n

Weekly
Weekly
hours 1 earnings 1
standard) (standard)

MEN

410
54
356
353

UKUtK LLu''r\b

®M wT wn t w 1MAUU
U .
'
Av v U’J'T 1 1"iv vLL ’'1 'iT vL Ao j
HANUr AL 1UW1 iN
U '—■■■

3 9 .5

221.00

4 51
72

A

629
211
418
176
129
63

1 7 8 .0 0
2 2 7 .5 0
2 2 8 .5 0
.

r r kt T r* .
~
~

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

39.5
39.5
39.5

Weekly
Weekly
hours 1 earnings 1
standard) (standard)

3 9^ 0

n

$
1 5 6 .5 0
1 3 3 .0 0
1 6 8 .5 0
2 1 9 .0 0
1 3 7 .5 0
1 2 5 .5 0

3 9 .5
3 9 .5

.
452

1 6 4 .5 0

1 6 5 .0 0
2 0 8 .5 0
1 8 2 .0 0

778

w iiU L tiA Lu

1KAUL

4 0 .0
4 0 .0

174

TOO

1 ftn An
1 >Q 5Q

3 9 .0
3 0 .0

1 3 0 .0 0
l< -9 .0 0

j

LKV1ULb

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1 3ft
1 Aft ftn

496
278
1 15

3Q 0 131 50
3 9 *5 1 3 5 .0 0

1 .4 7 1
739
81
170
340
61
„

rU oL 1 v U 1 1L 1 1 l e d
*

3 9 .5

97
178
3 96
127

183*00
2 5 1 .0 0
1 8 0 .5 0
1 7 2 .0 0
1 7 9 .5 0

61

4 0 .0

1 8 4 .5 0

'0 0
38^5
3 9 .0

1ft^-*-n
30 m 1 1 5 .5 0
^
3
'D

2 .9 1 5

74

ACCOUNTING CLEKK5* CLASd A — — — —
—
—

1 7 2 .0 0
1 bS* 0 0

3 • -> 1 4 0 . j 0

I 1 9 I 50
fMULL b ALL

1 6 6 0C
1 6 4 .0 0 FILE CLERKS • CLASS tJ
1 6 9 .5 0
1 9 9 .0 0
1 9 5 .5 0

1HAUL

*

450

j LHV1 v L j

4 0 .0

1 .- 9 .0 0

78
69

1 5 5 .5 0
1 5 7 .0 0
r

1 .3 5 5
615
740
95

3 9 .0
3 9 .5

1 5 7 .5 0
1 5 7 .5 0
1 5 7 .5 0
1 9 0 .0 0

128
171
2 47

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

ILL v L tH I' 0 1

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1 6 1 .5 0
1 5 2 .0 0
1 4 7 .5 0

30*5

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finance

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1 1 3 .0 0

125
150

1 6 9 .5 0
1 2 5 .0 0
1 3 2 .5 0
l< -4 ._,0

1 3 3 .0 0

547

I f 642

39 0
3 9 ,0

1

1 8 5 .0 0

^0*0
3 9 .0

39*5

347

2 5 7 .0 0
, 0 0 1 9 9 .0 0
3 9 .0 2 1 6 .5 0

4 0 .0

115
65
409

2 1 4 .0 0
2 0 9 .5 0

1 3 1 .0 0

101
1 JJ

45

*"39
208
3 31
97
1 23
60

39.5

1 4 5 .0 0
-

55
227

223*00
1 8 2 .5 0

$

107._>0
SWITCHBOARD O PERATO R-R£CEPTION ISTS-

3 9 • 1 7 3 .0 0
"
1 7 1 .0 0

3 9 .0

S e x , 3 o c c u p a t io n , and in d u s t r y d iv is io n

.4 7 3
663
112
184
137
170

370
629
345
967
456

Weekly
Weekly
hours 1 earnings1
[standard) (standard)

Number
of
worken

OFFICE o c c u p a t i o n s WOMEN— CONTINUED

1 5 4 I 00

4 0 .0
4 0 .0
4 0 .0
40. D

Average
(mean2)

OFFICE OCCUPATIONS WOMEN— CONTINUED

$
81

Number
of
woiken

14

54
160

39)0

102.00

. Tk,~

..r-

rxT. . F"r
>

64

1 4 .1 .0 0

Table A-3. Average weekly earnings of office, professional, and technical workers, by sex,
in Minneapolis—St. Paul, M inn.—Wis., January 1976— Continued

S e x , 3 o c c u p a t io n , and in d u s t r y d i v is i o n

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

Average
(mean2)

Average
(mean2)

Average
(mean2)
Number
of

S e x , 3 o c c u p a t io n , and in d u s t r y d iv is io n

Number
of
workers

Weekly
Weekly
hour*1 earnings 1
(standard) (standard)

4 0 .0
370
139

4 0 .0

81

$
1 6 7 .0 0
1 6 0 .0 0
1 7 1 .0 0
2 0 7 .0 0
1 4 6 .5 0
1 4 3 .0 0

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

PR OF ES S I O N A L AND TE CHNICAL
O C CU PA TI ON S - W O M E N — CONT IN UE D

PR OF ES S I O N A L AND TE CH NI CA L
O C CU PA TI ON S - M E N — CONT IN UE D

O F FI CE O C CU PA TI ON S W O M E N — CONT IN UE D

S e x , 3 o c c u p a t io n , and in d u s t r y d i v is i o n

Number
of
worker*

$

CO MPUTER P R O G RA MM ER S

(BUSINESS)..
3 9 .5

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

UKAr 1LNS« t L A jJ

L ”—

—
352

LLLL * RUN IG

1 7 2 .0 0
/.A

1L vIlh llL lA N j

A

2 6 8 .5 0
4 0 .0

l
<*85
866
239
192

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

1 4 3 .5 0
1 5 5 .5 0
1 9 3 .0 0
1 5 0 .5 0
1 4 1 .0 0

*082
2<*9

3 9 .5
4 0 .0

COMPUTER P R OG RA MM ER S
CL.ASS 0 •

1 3 2 .0 0
1 3 1 .5 0
1 3 2 .0 0

139
3 ic.

4 0 .0

27
101

4 0 .0
3 9 .0

1 3 1 .5 0
1 3 2 .5 0
1 2 4 .0 0

r .T
-.

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■.

80
.
.

3 4 8 .0 0
3 5 5 .5 0

. T -w-,,

* . Tr.T-.r~

3 9 .5

211

3 9 .5

140

l BU3 i N

hiJ

•*

l/L AJ j

v

3 9 .0

COMPUTER OPERATORS* CLASS C

—— —— ———

2 0 5 50
2 0 9 .0 0

li ^
rl
1 9 5 .5 0
2 4 2 .5 0
1 7 4 .0 0
1 8 6 .5 0
T r--

3 8 .5

38 . j

COMPUTER P R O G RA MM ER S
CLASS A!

4 0 .0

1 8 0 .0 0

( B US IN ES S) •

COMPUTER P R OG RA MM ER S
CLASS Bs

(BUSINESS),

COMPUTER P R OG RA MM ER S

(BUSINESS),

bj

r- .
.

1 4 6 .0 0
1 4 6 .0 0

CO MPUTER OPERATORS, CLASS A!
N O NM AN UF AC TU RI NG — — — — —

4 0 .0

2 9 8 .5 0

CO MPUTER OPERATORS, CLASS C

3 9 .5
3 9 .5

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

registered

*ni
207*00

2 4 6 ^0

15

—

—

2 7 5 .0 0
2 7 3 .5 0

743
4 80

. r-C- r
\

3 9 .5
3 9 .5

37
. r--r r
-

—

-.

6 60
524

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

See footnotes at end of tables.




3 9 .5
4 0 .0

_.
184
136

3 8 9 .0 0
3 2 8 .5 0

3 0 0 .5 0

3 9 .0
r-

119
276
71
78
85

"

58

50

nonmanue a c t u r in g
- / * LT
»-

COMP UT ER SY ST EM S ANALYSTS
385

2 1 0 .0 0

CO MPUTER SY ST EM S AN ALYSTS
2 0 1 .0 0
74

WHOLESALE TRADE3 9 .5
3 9 .5

3 9 .5

(BUSINESS),

PR OF ES SI ON AL AND TE CHNICAL
OC CU PA TI ON S - MEN
432
2 00

80

2 6 4 .0 0

PR OF ES SI ON AL AND TECHNICAL
COMPUTER PR OG RA MM ER S

i

3 0 4 .j 0

(BUSINESS).

39*5
3 9 .5

industrial

nurses

1 7 3 .0 0
1 8 1 .5 0

-----------

68

3 9 .5

1 4 7 .0 0

-- -- --

1 26

3 9 .5

2 2 7 .5 0

Table A-3a. Average weekly earnings of office, professional, and technical workers, by s e x large establishments in Minneapolis—St. Paul, M in n .—Wis., January 1976
Sex,

3

occupation, and industry division

Weekly
hours1
standard)

Weekly
earnings 1
(standard)

Average
(mean2 )

Average
(mean2 )

Average
(mean2 )
Number
of
workers

Sex, 3 occupation, and industry division

O F FI CE OC CU PA TI ON S - MEN

Number
of
workers

Weekly
hours 1
standard)

Weekly
earnings1
(standard)

OF FI CE O C C U PA TI ON S WO M E N — CONT IN UE D
$
39.0 121.50

366
77
174

127.50
169.50
116.50

39. ^ 1 47 .00

39.0

88
61

174.50
,

300
446

1^9*00
170.50

169
170
73

40.0 2 1 1 • 53
40.0 229.00
40.0 262.50

1*.

59

1f 9

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

273

1r ' n n
7 *: I

39.0

105.50

~

2
493
349
54
122

■^70
109
161
212
95

165.00

1.023
746
277
57
87
76
••wn

, r- r-

*

346
370
36
53
239

39 0
39.0
39.5
40.0
39.5
39.5
39.5
39.5
40.0
39.0

CO MP U T E R SY ST EM S ANALYSTS
357.00
116

109
r
106.50
l

n 1 #0 J
1*

COMP UT ER SY ST EM S ANALYSTS

161.50
132.50
160.00
219.00
124.50

136.50
129.00
170.50
135.50
121.50

rt>

r-

1,289
437
852
505
129
1,678
467
1,211
347
359

. wpift, ,

rn iy r

^63
197
62
53

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r
• 00

(BUSINESS),

,__

130.50
124.50
115.50

115

39.0 132.50
39 5
39.5
39.5
40.0
39.5
39.0

_
_
0_ .

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n

__

ICO ~Q
159.00
162.50
204.00
163.00

39.5 149.00
39.5 145.50
159.00
40.0 219.00
39.0 147.50

1 L v 1■r ,X v f t L

310 50

SW IT CH BO AR D O P ER AT OR -R EC EP TI ON IS TS -

16

279.00

C O MP UT ER P R OG RA MM ER S

(B US I N E S S ) ,

367
259.00

39.5 169.50
40.0 215.50
39.0 170.50
r-

,

J-7

__
_

39.5 127.00
39.5 143.00
175.00
in ^

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_

l->2.00

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87

3I1*0D
7 w .

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.

469
4t4
NONMAMUFACTURIn G :

33

299.50

57
3©

258.00

39.5 144.00
21 0 . SO
39.5 141.00

39.0 c-04.00
198.00

142
46

1C3 "0
' 0 0 164.00
39.5 170.00

r

389
381
115
99

S ee fo o t n o t e s at en d o f t a b le s .




Hi,L/

COMP UT ER P R OG RA MM ER S
166*00
174.00
39.0 158.50

N O NM AN UF AC TU RI NG -----------------SlO
198
312
176
51

1U ,a L
.

389.00

n
•0

. r-. T r r
~

1 HU1 L

1 1 n -»0
110.

159

1J J

1,559
456
81
212

39.0

39.0

1.079
654

^

1K M u l

1 a n .-» n
0 ?0

229

FILE CLERKS, CLASS C

_

Weekly
earnings 1
(standard)

13 1 • 0 0
127.50

■ 'l 1 A I L

180*00
40.0 229.50

Weekly
hours 1
[standard)

OF FI CE O C CU PA TI ON S W O M E N — CONT IN UE D
621

80

Sex, 3 occupation, and industry division

Number
of
workers

_

Table A-3a. Average weekly earnings of office, professional, and technical workers, by sexlarge establishments in Minneapolis—St. Paul, Minn.—Wis., January 1976— Continued
Sex, 3 occupation, and industry division

Weekly
hours 1
(standard)

Weekly
earnings1
(standard)

DRAFTERS, CLASS C -------------------M A N U F A C T U R I N G --------------- — ---

Sex, 3 occupation, and industry division

339
238

38.5 181.50
39.5 173.50

COMP UT ER P R O G RA MM ER S (BUSINESS),
CLASS Ai
NO NM A N U F A C T U R I N G -----------------

See footnotes at end of tables.




Number
of

Number
Weekly
hours 1
(standard)

Weekly
earnings *
(standard)

17

Sex,

3

occupation, and industry division

of

Weekly
(standard)

Weekly
earnings 1
(standard)

PROFESSIONAL AND TECHNICAL
OCCUPATIONS - W EN— CONTINUED
OM

PR OF ES SI ON AL AND TECHNICAL
O C CU PA TI ON S - WOMEN

PR OF ES S I O N A L AMO TECHNICAL
O C CU PA TI ON S - M E N — CONT IN UE D

Average
(mean2)

Average
(mean2 )

Average
(mean2 )
Number
of
workers

52

$
39.0 255.50

RE GI S T E R E D INDUSTRIAL NU RS ES ------M A NU FA CT UR IN G ---------------------

115
85

39.5 226.00
39.5 228.00

Table A-4.

Hourly earnings of maintenance, toolroom, and powerplant workers

in Minneapolis—St. Paul, M inn.—Wis., January 1976
N u m b e r of workers receiving straight-time hourly earnings of—

Hourly earnings 4

S
$
8.80 9.20 9. 60

S
S
i
$
s
$
S
s
s
s
S
S
$
S
i
$
S
$
S
3.80 4.00 4.20 4.40 4.60 4.80 5.00 5.20 5.40 5.60 5. 8 0 6.00 6 .20 6.40 6.80 7 .20 7. 60 8. 00 8 . 4 0

Number

Occupation and industry division
Mean 2

Median2

Middle range 2

Un d e r and
* . 80 under
4.00 4.20 4.40 4.60 4.80 5.00 5.20 5.40 5.60 5.80 6. 00 6.20 6 . 4 0

6.80 7.20 7 *J>5_ 8. 00

4fi_ u .80 9.20 9.6010.

M

ALL WORKERS
$

$

$

$

-

-

•

-

4
4

6.84
6.43
7.17
6.33

6.60
6.37
6.60
6.07

6.246.186.586.02-

M A IN TE NA NC E E L E C TR IC IA NS ---------MA NU 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 ----------------

418
290
128

7.70
7.35
8.50

7.42
7.34
9.04

6.77- 9.04
6.65- 7.93
7.21- 9.26

-

M A I N TE NA NC E P A IN TE RS --------------M A NU FA CT UR IN G -------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G ----------------

181
59
122

6.78
6.57
6.88

6.63
6.72
6.63

6.37- 6.9<*
6.36- 6.9«
6.63- 7.85

-

machinists

-----------M A NU FA CT UR IN G --------------------

602
594

6.87
6.85

7.04
7.04

6.59- 7.04
6.59- 7.04

M A I N TE NA NC E M E CH AN IC S (MACHINERY)
M A NU FA CT UR IN G -------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G ---------------PU BL IC U T I L I T I E S --------------

943
834
109
50

6.24
6.14
6.98
7.51

6.02
6.01
7.01
7.60

5.525.526.367.06-

6.99
6.77
7.45
8.04

M A I N TE NA NC E MECH AN IC S
(MOTOR VEHICLES) -----------------M A NU FA CT UR IN G -------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G --------- — ---PU BL IC U T IL IT IE S --------------

1*024
111
913
841

7.08
6.23
7.18
7.22

7.47
5.88
7.48
7.48

6.935.327.117.39-

7.48
7.26
7.48
7.48

M A I N TE NA NC E P I PE FI TT ER S ----------M A NU FA CT UR IN G --------------------

91
74

7.53
7.34

7.78
7.37

223
218

6.75
6.74

6.82
6.82

6.37- 6.93
6.37- 6.9?

*

“

*

“

*

*

*

*

146
131

5.18
5.13

5.33
5.33

5.13- 5.67
5.13- 5.67

*20
20

-

•

_

*

*

“

1
1

2
2

40
40

12
12

18
12

M A C H IN E- TO OL O P ER AT OR S (TOOLROOM)
MA N U F A C T U R I N G --------------------

60
60

6.18
6.18

6.18
6.18

5.98- 6.67
5.98- 6.67

-

.

-

-

-

.

9

TOOL AND DIE MA KE RS ---------------MA NU F A C T U R I N G -------------------

940
939

6.95
6.95

7.05
7.05

6.73- 7.11
6.73- 7.11

ST AT IO NA RY E N GI NE ER S --------------MA N U F A C T U R I N G ------------------NO NM A N U F A C T U R I N G ---------------PU B L I C U T IL IT IE S ------------RETAIL TRADE -----------------S E RV IC ES -----------------------

588
248
340
36
63
90

6.93
6.99
6.88
7.03
7.14
6.65

6.97
7.15
6.97
6.88
7.25
6.77

6.776.686.776.237.236.42-

7.18
7.2..
7.16
7.61
7.25
7.04

BO IttR TENDERS ------------------------------------MA N U F A C T U R I N G -------------------

109
90

6.38
6.46

6.53
6.61

5.91- 6.84
6.31- 6.84

-

89
22
67
1

7
5
2
-

6
2
4
“

20
20

6
4

2
2

71
48
23

55
53
2

73
64
9

2

2

14
4
10

20
17
3

64
8
56

31
25
6

-

1

-

-

2

-

24

7

5

114
114

315
315

49
49

11
11

10
10

7
4

93
65
8
*

160
126
34
17

12
1
11
5

77
69
8
8

17

.

91
2
89
84

87
76
44

598
4
594
586

38
24
14
14

55
55

4
4

M A IN TE NA NC E TRADES HE LP ER S ------MA NU F A C T U R I N G --------------------

43
38
5
1

6.92- 7.78
6.92- 7.78

M I LL WR IG HT S -------------------------M A N U F A C T U R I N G ---------------- ---

46
26
22
22

2

250
111
139
28

6
6
2
1

11
11

M A I N TE NA NC E C A R P EN TE RS ------------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 ---------------P U BL IC U T IL IT IE S --------------

maintenance

*

6.74
6.74
8.17
6.20

-

.

2

-

1
1

.
-

2
2

2

2

-

*

“

2

-

-

.
-

-

-

-

-

*

*

*

1
1

-

-

2

1
1

-

-

2
2

2
46

•

•

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

*

*

34
2
32
32

9
9
-

.

-

12
12

.

-

-

-

-

56
51
5

6
4
2

46
46

28
28

20

167
166
1
3

89
88
1

8
8

6
5
1

46

20

16
18

39
31
8

107
99
8

57
51
6

30
14
16

10
8
2

33
1
32
2b

11

3
1
2

19

*

7
2
5
3

19
*
"

8
8
*

3
*

48
45
3

3
1
2

1
1
*

33
9
24

73
12
61

21
19
2

5

-

3
3
-

25

7

•
-

1

•

*

1
1

2
•
2
*

.
*

-

-

-

-

-

-

*

-

-

-

17
17

-

*

55
.

1
-

3

5

-

2
2

_

_

*

*

*

.

_
-

-

"
-

_

*

*

-

-

.

6

8

-

6

8

6

2

2
-

.

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

*

*
-

-

S e e fo o t n o t e s at end o f t a b l e s .

18

-

-

-

3

6

16
12

•

-

16
16

34
34

-

-

9
-

-

-

1
1

79
79

19
19

92
87

1

1

27
27

-

-

-

*

-

5
5

9
9

19
19

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

48
48

166
166

574
574

70
70

9
9

33
32

-

*

-

-

6

14

-

5
1

47
28
19
7

266
98
168
12
1
35

92
39
53
•
50

39
28
11
8
1

7

•
.

•
-

-

•
.
.

1

-

-

•

-

-

-

-

17
16

10
10

15
15

“

6

*

“

.

30
30

14
14

6

53
44

6

-

9
7

10
10

_

-

.

-

-

3
3

9

W o r k e r s w e r e at $ 3.60 to $ 3.80.




-

-

-

•

-

4

8

97
40
57
8
34

10
3

1
1

7
7

39
33

9
-

*

6
5

-

3
3

7

6

-

_

Table A-4a.

Hourly earnings of maintenance, toolroom, and powerplant workers—large establishments

in Minneapolis—St. Paul, M inn.—Wis., January 1976
Hourly earr ings 4

N u m b er of w o r k e r s re c e iv in g s tra ig h t-tim e h o u rly earnings o f—
$
4.4 fl

O ccu p a tion and in d u stry d iv isio n
workers

Mean 2

Median2

Middle range *

Under
$
4 .4 0

$
4 .8 0

$
5 .0 0

5
5 .2 0

$
5 .4 0

1
3
$
5 .6 0 5 .8 0 6 .0 0

S
6 .4 0

S
6 .6 0

S
6 .8 0

$
7 .0 0

*
7 .2 0

$
7 .4 0

s
7 .6 0

S
8 .0 0

%

6 .20

8 .4 0

3
S
8 .80 9 .2 0

4 .8 0

5 .0 0

5 .2 0

5 .4 0

5 .6 0

5 .80

6 .0 0

6 .2 0

6 .40

6 .6 0

6 .8 0

7 .00

7. 2(1

7 .4 0

7 .60

8 .0 0

8 .4 0

8 .8 0

9 .2 0

-

1
1
-

4
4
-

-

1
1
-

43
38
5
1

2
1
1
*

7
5
2

-

]
1
-

1
1
-

3
-

7
2
5
3

3
1
2

*

48
26
22
22

3
-

“

8
6
2
1

2
2

20
20

6
4

2
2

_

67
48

2

2

14

18

2

9 .6 0 1 0 .0 0

WORKERS

M A I N T E N A N C E C A R P E N T E 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 ------------------------------------P U R L I C U T I L I T I E S --------------------------------

155
90
65
28

$
6 .62
6 .3 6
7 .4 6
6 .33

$
6 .37
6 .3 3
6 .7 4
6 .07

$
6
6
6
6

-

$
6 .9 ?
6 .3 7
8 .9 )
6 .2

M A I N T E N A N C E E L E C T R I C I A N S -----------------------M A N U F A C T U R I N G --------------------------------------------

369
869

7 .6 8
7 .3 6

7 .42
7 .4 2

6 .7 7 6 .6 5 -

8 .8 “
7 .93

-

6 .7 2

6 .72

6 .2 8 -

6 .9 -

2

.1
.1
.0
.0

8
8
7
2

-

-

-

-

-

*

“

*

“

.

-

2

-

-

1
1

.

-

2

10 0
101

M A I N T E N A N C E M A C H I N I S T S ----------------M A N U F A C T U R I N G --------------------------

48b
477

6 .9 9
6 .9 6

7 .0 4
7 .0 4

6 .9 2 6 .9 2 -

7 .0 “
7 .0 “

MAINTENANCE MECHANICS (MACHINERY) 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 ------------------------------------P I J R L I C U T I L I T I E S --------------------------------

456
366

6 .8 3
6 .78
7 .0 4
7 .5 1

6 .9 9
6 .9 9
7 .01
7 .6 0

6 .3 6 6» 36—
6 .4 6 7 .0 6 -

7 .0 “
7. 0*+
7 .9 3
8 .0 “

190
141

7 .23
7 .31
7 .60

7 .1 3
7 .48
7 .4 8

6 .9 3 b .9 d 6 .9 8 -

M A I N T E N A N C E P I P E F I T T E R S ------------------------ -M A N U F A C T U R I N G --------------------------------------------

91
74

7 .5 3
7 .34

7 .7 8
7 .3 7

M I L L W R I G H T S -------------------------------------------------------M A N U F A C T U R I N G --------------------------------------------

213

6 .77
6 .7 7

6 .8 2
6 .8 2

PAINTERS

MAINTENANCE MECHANICS
( M O T O R V E H I C L E S ) ----------------------------------------n o n m a n u f a c t u r i n g -----------------------------------P U R L I C U T I L I T I E S -------------------------------

50

222

208

3
1

1^

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

MAINTENANCE

S
9 .60

and

4 .60

ALL

$
4 .60

-

-

-

.
-

-

-

*

*

*

7 .7 “
8,0*8 .0 “

2
-

-

6 .9 2 6 .9 2 -

7 .7 7 .7 -

_

_

6 .3 7 6 .3 7 -

6 .9 “
6 .9 9

.

-

C

2
2

25
25

-

-

.

-

-

_

28
27

5
4

6
-

41

1

1

6
*

.

8

0

-

1

-

-

76
63
13
9

5
-

3
1
2
-

77
69
8
8

17
-

-

17
17

“
-

-

*

2
2
*

*

*

7
5

50

25
20

-

28
28
2ft

22
14
14

55
55
55

-

-

-

•

“

-

-

34
34

6
-

27
27

«

3
3

39
28

7
-

-

7
6
1

-

-

-

11
8
1

*

*

10
10

3
3

-

-

-

-

_

5
4

4

*

2
2
1
1

69
69

19
19

_

r

5

6b
51
15
8

6
5
*

“

7

64
61

10
2
”

“

5
1

17
12
5
”

*

*

-

36
31
5
3

15
15

*

-

2
*

~

*

2

“

-

*

29
23

1
1

-

.

21
19

5
*

-

4
4

67
6
61

7
4

*

-

15
9

10
10

-

*

1
1

11
11

2
2

-

3
1

17
17

-

“

48
45

32
32

-

-

*

59
56

240
240

-

-

*

2
2

51
51

“

-

*

1
-

41
41

-

1
1

“

25
25

13
6
5
*

_

"
54
53
1

-

18
18

-

-

8
8

-

15
15
*

3

39

3

44
4<*

3

*

14
1“

5
5

_

92
87

16
16
1
1

_

-

9

“
.

-

.

_

•

“

*

.
-

-

-

-

, „

55
*1
S T A T I O N A R Y E N G I N E E 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 -----------------------------------P U R L I C U T I L I T I E S -------------------------------R E T A I L T R A D E -----------------------------------------r o i l e r T E N D E R S ----------------------------M A N U F A C T U R I N G --------------------------

265
140
145
25
63
95
7b

7 .06
7 .0 5
7 .0 8
7 .2 2
7 .14
6 .58
6 .7 0

JO

7.11
7 .1 6
7 .1 4
7 .1 6
7.61
7 .2 5
6 .67
6 .6 7

6
6
6
6
7

.9
.7
.9
.2
.2

1
3
5
3
3

-

6 .3 1 6»44-

7 .2 9
7 .3 “
7.2E
7 .99
7 .2 “
6 .8 “
6«8^

-

-

*

*

*

*

-

-

-

4

-

.
-

-

2
-

S e e fo o t n o t e s at end o f t a b le s .




19

2

“

-

-

2
-

-

6
6
*

6
5

8

3

10
9
1
1
“

20
4
16
7

1
1

7
7

-

33

-

20
13
“
8

“

*
15
15

24
18

26
20
6
3
~
16
lo

80
44
36
1

59
6
53

1

-

50

_

Table A-5.

Hourly earnings of material movement and custodial workers in Minneapolis—St. Paul,

M in n .—Wis., January 1976
Hourly earnings
Number
of
workers

M u m b e r o f 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 u r l y e a r n i n g s o f --

4
S

1.

S

4

$

S

s

S

2 .1 0

2 .8 0

2 .* 0

2 .6 0

2 .8 0

3 .0 0

3 .2 0

3 . *0

3 .6 0

3 .8 0

3 .6 0

3 .8 0

3

1

Mean 2

M edian2

M iddle range 2

i

* .0 0

*.0 0

*.2 0

* .* 0

22

21

21
18

$

*.* 0

*.2 0

20

O ccu p ation and in du stry d iv isio n

* .6 0

S
* .8 0

*.8 0

5

21

$

$

S

S

5 .0 0

5 .20

5 .6 0

6 .0 0

---- 5

1 ---

6 .4 0

6 .80

6 .8 0

7 .29

7 .6 0

3tb3

305

7 .2 0

and

and

under
2 .2 0

7 .6 0

2 .* 0

2 .6 0

2 .8 0

3 .0 0

3 .2 0

3 .* 0

*.6 0

.Of) 5 . 2 0

5 .6 0

6 .0 0

6 .* 0

over

ALL WORKERS
$

$

$

6*33

$

7*11

864

1-8

10

8

t.COO

7
6 .71

6 .2 2 -

5 .0 0 5 .*0 -

1J

7 .11

7 .* 7
7.*7

_iU0
98

20
6 .1 5

6 .1 9

10

j7

j

0

86
22

1*1*
1*

12
52

1*00

82
12

13

175
151

101
96

«7C

76

*22

7 11
r-"i,
7 *i!

.00

7*11
. _
•

"*30
7 .1 1 7 .1 1 -

"*91
7 .1 R
7 .1 *

^• 6

2*308

I 'i" !
6 .53

^ i r
/ *7f'

r ^ '
c* / ^

r*

1,9 6 7
1**29

HEAVY

21

2
20

TRUCKDRIVERS,

108

17*

,

22

10

424

20
13

*1
25
16

TRUCK
7 .11
7 .0 0
7 .1 *

TRUCKDRIVERS,

HEAVY

7 .11
7 .1 *

a
2

40"
222

5 .94
r

_

r“ " - i r
X , 8

O .ZZ

25

CLERKS

-----

461

5 .* 7
5 .18

5 . *2

C "1
6 .0 ?

.

23

5 . 60

??

3
* .8 2 -

6.51

-

-

-

7*0 ■
■
-J * q y

4 .0 0 "

1*

16

10

-

-

23

39

10

-

3

rn

6

12
12

39
31
8

l*

11

10

7*

30

r '
‘i
^*76

'7 6

7*07
7*o •
7*7f

6

28
1*

'1

8

'

f?
1-2

20

15
*6

28
10
1«
17

25
2*
1

51
18
33
31

3
(
8 3
l

*

93
92

*3
35

*
i

"

53
26

33
26

258
75
183
150

28

72
31
*1
37
51
15

21*
21*
196

6

8
*

**

80

18
26

12

S ee fo o t n o t e s at end o f t a b le s .




13

38
38

6*3^

^*in
?*}o

133
39
9*
1

3

6 .3 '

"*UC

ii

*2
*2

t4

1*

2

^*7^1
*7*

_

.

200

6.00

50

r?

*0

2*

1

3

"*63
r Qq
-

6*3^

18
18

*" '

2 *^
* ^

187

55

21

.3 f
J

RECEIVING

211

6 .5 .

^ 11
5 .0 7 -

6 .33

AND

42

TRUCK
280
197

SHIPPING

50

26

26

61

72
21

”

8

-

61
58

51

193
10
188
125
59

11*

92

”
“

11*
99

61

“

533
86
**7
**7

108*

1280

1079
910
168

1280
816

”

*

“
”

Table A-5.

Hourly earnings of material movement and custodial workers in Minneapolis—St. Paul

M inn.—Wis., January 1976— Continued
Hourly earnings 4

N u m b e r o f 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 u r l y e a r n i n g s of—

*
2.6 0

$
2.8 0

*
3.0 0

I
3.2 0

$
3.5 0

S
3.6 0

$
3 .8 0

S
5.0 0

S
5.2 0

$
5.5 0

S

i

5 .6 0

5.8 0

$
5.0 0

S
5 .2 0

*
5.6 0

6 .0 0

2.20

O ccu p a tion and in d u stry d iv isio n

workers

I
2 .2 0 2.5 0

2 .R 0

2 .6 0

2.8 0

3.0 0

3 .2 0

3 .5 0

3.6 0

3.8 0

5 .0 0

5.2 0

5.5 0

5 .6 0

5.8 0

5.0 0

5.2 0

5.6 0

6.0 0

6 .5 0

-

4
4

13
13
13

-

16
16
13

18
18
-

25
10
15
13

25
18
6
6

93
15
78
78

55
50
5
“

292
25 8
35
13

137
125
12
12

29
29
-

31
18
13
13

201
201
-

88
88
-

-

189
163
21
19

55
55
55

89
55
55
55

-

-

13
13

16
16

15
15

20
-

35
20
15

97
25
72

155
122
23

155
159

20

265
26 5

52
15
27

21 3
21 3
-

5 65
553
12

223
126
97

«
1

15

13
7

25 6
1

13
2

-

-

25
2

-

“

13
10

12

67
30

198
36
162
12
156

5 89
110
579

13
-

609
588
121
1
90
30

_

.
-

-

”

85
85
-

100
100
-

20

”

*

no
97
13
13

263
20 7
56
51
15

102

-

92
92
-

2
2

26
26

27
27

6d.

22

70
12

18

59
17
52

151
106
35
1
35

S
2.1 0

Number
Mean 2

Median2

Middle range 2

%

$
6.6 0

*
7 .2 0

$
7 .6 o

7.2 0

*
6.5 0

7 *6 0

over

-

-

-

and
und er

ALL W O R K E R S —
CONTINUED
S H I P P I N G P A C K E 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 --------------------W H O L E S A L E t r a d f --------------------

1 , 5 JR
1,027
5 07
4 65

$
5 .7 7
4# 56
5.2 0
5 .2 9

$
5 .7 5
5.7 0
5 .8 1
5 .8 1

$
5 .0 6 5 .0 6 3 .6 0 3 .6 0 “

$
5 .2 7
5 .0 '
6.51
6.51

M A T E R I A L h a n d l i n g l a b o r e 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 --------------------P U B L I C U T I L I T I E 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 F ------------------------

5 ,3 6 5
1,952
3,5 2 2
1,272
1,592
553

5.8 0
5.0 8
6 .2 1
7 .0 8
5 .7 5
6.0 0

6.0 7
5 .9 9
6.5 8
7.11
6 .1 9
6 .2 3

5 .9 9 5 .7 5 5 .8 5 7 .1 1 6 .2 6 5 .5 5 -

7.01
5 .2 c
7 .1 1
7 .1 1
6 .5 8
6 .5 ? '

F O R K L I F T 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 --------------------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 ------------------------

1,7 0 0
882
81 8
593
280

5 .8 9
5.2 8
6.5 5
6.5 7
6 .5 3

6 .1 3
5.2 0
6 .5 3
6 .6 3
6 .3 3

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

6 .5 3
5.9 3
7 .0 7
7.0 7
6.6-

P O W E R - T R U C K OP E R A T O R S (OTHER
T H A N F O R K L I F T ) --------------------------M A N U F A C T U R I N G --------------------------

2 28
190

5 .9 5
5 .8 8

6 .1 2
6 .1 2

5 .6 6 5 .3 3 -

6.1 7
6 .1 7

2 ,2 7 2
576
1 ,796
39

202

3 .1 8
5 .8 2
2 .7 5
6 .0 2
5 .5 3

2 .5 5
5 .7 7
2.3 0
5 .9 3
4.4 0

2 .3 0 5 .5 6 2 .3 0 5 .6 6 3 .8 6 -

5 .3
5 .5 “
2 .6 "
6 .6 C
5 .1 7

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

55 7

5 .8 5

5 .7 7

5 .5 1 t 5 .5 “

J A N I T O R S , P O R T E R S , A N D C L E A N E 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 ----------------P U B L I C U T I L I T I E S -----------------W H O L E S A L E T P A O E -------------------R E T A I L T R A D E ------------------------

6 ,8 5 5
1.915
5 ,9 3 9
315
130
362
2 .8 7 6

3 .8 0
5 .5 5
3 .5 1
5 .2 2

3 .8 8
5.5 0
3.2 5
5 .5 6

5 .5 5

5 .5 5

3.6 8
3 .2 1

3.6 3
3 .2 0

3 .2 0 5 .1 5 3 .0 2 5 .0 1 3 .7 5 3 .1 6 2 .7 7 -

G U A R D S A N D W A T C H M E N --------------------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 --------------------P U B L I C U T I L I T I E S -----------------F I N A N C E --------------------------------

GUARDS!
MANUFACTURING

S E RV IC ES -------------------------

S e e f o o t n o t e s at e n d o f t a b l e s .




5 .2 “
5 .9 5
3 .9 c
5.6 5
5 .0 9
5 .1 9
3 .8 ■

.
-

-

-

-

•

-

.
-

_
-

-

96 1009
-

-

96 100 9

238
238

-

96
96

-

-

37
7
30

11
3
8

9

5

5

-

15
8
7

29
17
12
12
1

27
7
20

1
1
-

60

5
55

72
31
51

6
6

“

76
52
25

125
97
28

-

2o

4

-

9

“

-

-

2

*

4

50

17

16

25

12

11

31

-

4

3

290
186

no

351
13
328
23 5
52

126
106

15
3

5
5

16
10
6
6
-

22

4

-

66

3

28

22
59
49
10
10

-

-

58 7 167 8
22
63
5 2 5 1656
9 1257
367
309
58
100
307
81
22 6
150
86

257
69
178

98

192
192
186

6
16
13

-

•

•
5

4
•

•
•
-

.

*

-

-

-

7

3

4

8

2

5

31

52

97

56

4

17

105

59

10

6

-

-

580
580

51

358
10
338
25

186
2
185

63 6
26
610

106 5
56
1019

171
27
155

2 26
56
170

97 3
177
796

381
321
60

521
359
62

•

-

2

6

12

3

113
60
53
53

15
2
13

-

539
29 5
155
136
9

9
3
6

5

97
60
37
30

62
29

-

25 7
116
131
25

127

-

6

52
226

3

37
595

55

36

13
-

56 0

55

6 07
251
566
2
18
56
560

-

51

-

-

6

2
58

575

1

-

179

13
15
153

9
31
318

28

18

6

11

80

51
4
-

19

-

30
32

6
1

-

-

33

21
12
-

-

•
-

-

Table A-5a. Hourly earnings of material movement and custodial workers—large establishments
in Minneapolis—St. Paul, M inn.—Wis., January 1976

Occupation and industry division
workers

N u m b e r of workers receiving straight-time hourly earnings of—
“5
3
>
s
"5---- 1 ---- I
1 ---- T "
1 ---- S
*
s
S
5
5
b
f ---- $
%
i
2.30 2.4c 2.60 2.60 3.00 3.20 3.40 3.60 3.80 4.00 4. 20 4.40 4. 6 0 4.6u 5.00 5.20 5.40 5.60 6*00 6.40 6.60 7.20
and
under

s

%

Number
Mean 2

M edian2

Middle range

c

3.80 4.00 4.20 4. 40 4.60

2.40 2.60 2.80 3.00 3.20 3.40

8Q 5.00 5.20 5.40 5.60 6,00 6.40 6.80 7.20 T,6Q

ALL WORKERS

N O NM AN UF AC TU RI NG ---------w h o l e s a l e t r a d e --------RETAIL TRADE -------------

1.005
271
734
Hi
129

$
6.79
6.97
6.72
6.04
5.90

$
7.11
7.47
7.11
5.46
6.19

$
6.196.896.195.416.09-

TR UCKDRIVERS. LIGHT TRUCK NO NM A N U F A C T U R I N G ----------

242
10H

6.67
5.84

7.47
6.14

6.19- 7.47
4.98- 6.14

30

'TRUCK DRIVERS* ME DI UM TRUCK :
MA NU FA CT UR IN G --------------

52

6.94

7.06

6.92- 7.47

2

TR UCKDRIVERS. HFAVV TRUCK
(TRAILER) ------------------NO NM A N U F A C T U R I N G ---------PU BLIC U T IL IT IE S --------

293
257
221

6.96
7.12
7.14

7.11
7.11
7.14

7.11- 7.14
7.11- 7.14
7.11- 7.14

6

81

6.20

6.19

5.41-

7.14

91
54

5.95
6.59

6.15
7.11

5.246.53-

7.11
7.11

RECE IV IN G C L E R K S ---------------M A NU FA CT UR IN G ---------------NO NM A N U F A C T U R I N G -----------RE TA IL TRADE ---------------

250
»0
170
165

5.63
5.68
5.61
5.63

b. 4 4
5.45
b* 44
b. 4 4

5.365.455.365.36-

6 . 24
6.16.46.5 ‘

-

*

-

SH IPPING AND R E CE IV IN G C L t n K S M A N U FA CT UR IN G ----------------

91
64

5.36
5.21

8.31
5.19

4.814.93-

5.64
5.5u

-

-

-

WA RE HO US EM EN --------------------M A N U FA CT UR IN G ---------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G ------------

334
120
214

5.65
4.72
6.18

5.81
4.50
6.28

4.774.505.81-

6.35.0 .
7.01

.
-

ORDER FI LL ER S ------------------M A NU FA CT UR IN G ---------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R # N G .-----------RE TA IL TRADF --------------

1.070
348
722
434

5.40
5.08
5.56
5.89

5.97
5.03
6.19
6.41

4.294.293.955.22-

6.4i
5.6 v
6.41
7.0!

-

SH IPPING PA CK ER S ---------------M A N U FA CT UR IN G ---------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G -------------

50 7
432
75

4.94
4.91
5.11

5.00
5.00
6.00

4.284.504.13-

5.07
5.07
6.14

1
-

MA TERIAL H A ND LI NG LA BO R E R S --M A NU FA CT UR IN G ---------------NO NM A N U F A C T U R I N G — ---------WHOL ES AL E TRADE ----------RETAIL TRADE --------------

1.667
695
972
628
273

5.37
5.27
5.44
5.11
5.87

5.58
5.58
6.16
5.26
6.53

4.314.723.453.455.15-

6.45
5.5k
6.53
6.43
7.01

FORK LI FT O P ER AT OR S ------------M A NU FA CT UR IN G ---------------NO NM A N U F A C T U R I N G -----------RE TAIL TRADE --------------

894
616
278
126

5.85
5.56
6.49
6.46

5.96
5.40
7.01
6.65

TR UC KD RI VE KS ------------------MANUFACTURING

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

TR UCKDRIVERS. HEAVY TRUCK
(OT h f r T h a n t r a i l e r ) ----SH IPPING CLERKS --N O NM AN UF AC TU RI NG

5.205.045.586.03-

$
7.14
7.47
7.11
7.11
6.14

6 . So
6.04
7.11
7.11

-

-

-

-

“

-

-

-

3

3

3

-

-

*

-

“

-

-

-

3

3
3

3

-

3b
b
30

5
5

-

-

"

-

33

_

47
1
46
41
-

97

34
8
26
2
2

565
38
5o7
32
-

151
147
4
-

1

76
76

2
2

6
“

122
“

1

2

14

25

8
e

243
243
211

4
4
4
-

47
42
5
-

_

_

“

*

-

2

105
1
104
-

-

l

7

2

_

2
2

34
-

39
.
*

*

_

-

_

4

*

1
1

4

-

4
4

4
2

-

_

-

*

.
-

-

-

-

-

_

-

-

-

-

-

*

-

-

_
-

-

-

6
6
6

.

•
-

-

1

*

“

-

-

-

-

.
-

-

*

2
2
2

-

1
1
-

2

-

4

5
-

-

2

5
5

2

2
2

_

-

5

7

30

2
-

17
7

4

1
1

8
2

10
10

32
32

d

3
3
3

82
32
50
49

9
8
1

-

J
J

46
2
4<*
4<+

-

19
9
10
9

44
18
26
26

17
17
17

3
3

19
19

3
3

3
3

13
13

12
10

6
6

_

9

4

-

-

-

6
6

11
6
5

20
-

14
14

-

75
-

-

20

-

51
15
36

62
-

-

17
13
2

62

-

75

-

7
-

34
27

42
13
29
29

18
-

4
4

18
18

173
86
87

7

43
35
8
8

66
62

1
1

8
2
6
6

170
1
169
168

81
81

25
25

IB
Id

183
163

27
27

3
3

-

-

-

32
30
2

-

-

-

-

-

3
1
2
-

131
131
-

33
23
12
-

18
6
12
-

-

12

137
38
99
90
9

228
206
22
.

2

52
9
43
13
30

21

4

92
92
•

6
-

3

6
5
1
1

3
3
-

-

-

-

15
7

-

159
-

-

159
24

36
24
12
12

14
6
8
8

23
22>

-

1
-

6
-

7
7

5
-

“

1

6

-

5

35
14
21

1
“

14

7

247
-

1
-

14
14

7
7

247
246
1

6
4
2
-

-

65
55
10
-

87
81
6
-

2

-

10

6

1

-

1
1

-

-

•

20
20
.

“

*

*

“

-

-

*

*

*

1

.

.

-

_

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

“

*

“

*

*

*

•

-

23
-

93
92

42
40
2

35

35

22

_
b

-

-

•

“

1
1

-

-

5
3
2

2
“

31
21
10

S e e fo o t n o t e s at en d o f t a b le s .




2
2
-

30

-

5
2
3
3

7
7

r

37
24
13
13

212
173
39
6

-

30
13
17
9

96
92

4
3

-

176
-

_
-

-

176

-

112

-

77
44
33

6
.

.
-

•

6

-

-

151
56
95
86
6

229
63
166
118

-

48

256
22
234
75
100

93
69
24
10

113
81
32
32

161
13
148
52

-

4
4
-

Table A-5a. Hourly earnings of material movement and custodial workers—large establishments
in Minneapolis—St. Paul, M inn.—Wis., January 1976— Continued
N u m b e r of workers receiving straight-time hourly earnings of—

Hourly earnings 4

s

1------- S-------- 5------ 1------- s------- 5------- 1------- S

2.30 2.60 2.60

Occupation and industry division
Median*

5

S

1

I

I

5

2.80 3.00 3.20 3.60 3.60 3.80 6.00 6.20 6.60 6.60 6.80

$

S--- 5--- «
--- 5--- 1--

1

5.00 5.20 5.60

5.60 6.00 6.60 6.80 7.20

and
under
2.oq. 2.6J 2 , 8 0

3.00 3.20 3.60 3.60 3.80 6.QQ 6,20 6.6p 6.60 6.8p 5.00 5.20 5.60 5,60 6.00 6,60 6.80 7.20 7,60

ALL WO RK ER S—
CONT IN UE D
P O WE R- TR UC K O P ER AT OR S (OTHLR
THAN FORKLIFT) ----------------GUARDS AN0 WATC HM EN ------------M A NU FA CT UR IN G ---------------n o n m a n u e AC TURING t
PUBLIC U T IL IT IE S ---------FINANCE --------------------GUARDS:
M A N U FA CT UR IN G ---------------JANITORS, PORTERS, AND CL EANERS
MA NU FA CT UR IN G ----- ---------N O N M A N UF AC TU RI NG ------------PURLIC UTILITIES ---------RETAIL TRADE ---------------

$

5.95

$
6 .1 2

106

1,628
676

3.66
6.82

3.60
6.77

2.30- 6.77
6.66- 5 . 6 a

39
163

6 .0 2

6.69

5.93
6.7o

667

6 .8 6

6.77
6 .1 6

3.206.163.025.373.57-

6.55
3.30
5.66
6.05

6.92
5.25
6.62
5.66
6.29

11
3

21

76
52

5

125
97

82
70
12

11

87
68

17b
16s

52
325

60

6

6

376

321

5
55

382

1

33

See footnotes at end of tables.




72
31

25

27
7

6.61- 5.68

6. 19
6.67
3.81
5.68
3.98

23
7

5.66- 6.69
6.32- 5.17

2,687
1,190
1,697
255
206

128

23

56
28
26

171
29
162
3
21

293
227
66
2
66

97

263
233
30

183
76
109

28

11

59
17

20

65
63

59
69

9
31
63

61

69

10

225

103

112

202

6

23
16

99
99

60
52
52

50
29
21
21

15
2

13
13

Table A-6~ Average hourly earnings of maintenance, toolroom, powerplant, material movement,
.
and custodial workers, by sex, in Minneapolis—St. Paul, Minn.—Wis., January 1976
Sex, 3 occupation, and industry division

Number
of
workers

Average
(mean2 )
hourly
earnings'*

MAIN TE NA NC E, t o o l r o o m , AND
P O WE RP LA NT O C CU PA TI ON S - MEN
241
111
130
28

$
6.85
6.43
7.21
6.33
7.70

128

8.50

59

*''W

6 78
6.57
6.88

602
594

maintenance

mechanics

<m a c e

M E CH AN IC S

6.87
6.85

943

6.24

150

maintenance

7.51

1.024
111
913
841

.

Number Average
[mean2 )
of
hourly
workers
earnings4

MA TERIAL MOVE ME NT ANO CU STODIAL
O C CU PA TI ON S - MEN

418

'

Sex, 3 occupation, and industry division

91
74

7.08
6.23
7.18
7.22

$

.

.. ,..»,«. T.

700
T UC

TR UCKDRIVERSs

medium

TRUCK

6.13

383
214
169
53

6 1*"
6.56
5.63 1*579
5.47
-*•70

PUBLIC UTIL IT IE S

2,298
341
1.957
1.419

6.67
5.75
6.83
7.09
6.26

641

6.56
7.00
7.14

280

___ .
_,
TR UCKDRIVERSt HEAVY T

6.00
1,698

431
220

PU BL IC UTIL IT IE S
S11 L ^ A L L 1R f U L
UL
—
l _

Average
(mean2 )
hourly
earnings4

M A TE RI AL MOVE ME NT ANO CU STODIAL
O C CU PA TI ON S - ME N — CO NT IN UE D

6.34

nAnUr Av ■UK 1Ivy

m

???
6.57

PO WE R- TR UC K OP ERATORS

(OTHER
5.88

1*746
TR UCKDRIVERS, HEAVY
(OTHER THAN TRAILER

7 53
7.34

,^
guards:

381
122

A*
6. JJ

/ o/
4«B4

j a n i t o r s , p o r t e r s , and

C L EA NE RS ---

5. 50 4
1,728

3.91

1h AUt j ''t.LrL' j
'
131
(TOk

5.13

CO
60

6 18
6.18

145

939

MA CH IN E - T O O L O P ER AT OR S




Number
of
workers

5,244
864
4,380
2,669

, ,r

MAIN 1uNANLt.

Sex, 3 occupation, and industry division

6.95
6.95

447

588
248

,_ T

l_ ,
r
occupations

162
892
382
510

5.34
4.16

109

6.38

84

- WOMEN

6.34

36
63
90

6.99
6.88
7.03
7.14
6.65

««fNr-n r *i . r~ r% e*
-

6*33
5.86
r4 ,
rrkf>

3,777
337
2*616

See fo o t n o t e s at end o f t a b le s .

24

6.38

3.36

Table A-6a. Average hourly earnings of maintenance, toolroom, powerplant, material
movement, and custodial workers, by sex—large establishments
in Minneapolis—St. Paul, M in n .—Wis., January 1976
Sex,

3

occupation, and industry division

MAINTENANCE, TOOLROOM, An O
P O w E r PLANT O C CU PA TI ON S - MtN

Average
< m «n*)
hourly
earnings4

Number
of

r
QO

Sex, 3 occupation, and industry division

Number Average
( mean2 )
of
hourly
earnings4

workers

MATE RI AL M O VE ME NT AND CU STODIAL
O C CU PA TI ON S - MEN

369
269
100
n .T t .-r r

6.33
129
7 66
7.36
8.

101
S3

_

$
6.78
6.97
6.71
6.09
5.90

w n u L L u p I-L

iifW UL-

t

619
278

5.84

. irv

7.51

222

79

HEAVY TRUCK

7 '"3
7.39

5.95

2.163
1.028

9.31

GUARDS:

6 77
6.77

~77

r-

1

}

P

6

I5 9

5.73

7.15
7.19

, * lft

870
286

7.08

95

-

6.58

5.90

MATE RI AL MO VEMENT AND C H S T u u I a l
O C C U PA TI ON S - WOMEN

5.29

430

r i ,/* i i r
- -T

195
25
63

AND CLEA NE RS —

9.07

5 .-> J

5S8
557

JANITORS. PORTERS.

5. 3

^r-

71

JANITORS. PORTERS. AND CLEA NE RS ------

509

3.68
3.30

See footnotes at end of tables.




lb4

...r-. .

Hi
91
54

7.60

213
208

TR UCKDRIVERS.

7.23

191

BOILER TENDERS -------------------------------------------------

.

t20
SO

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

(OTHt-H

TR UCKDRIVERS. HEAVY t r u c k

(m a c h i n e r y ) -

. .T . ■ u n . r . .-re-

5 .5 7

6.
P O W E R- TR UC K O P ER AT OR S

mechanics

Average
(mean2 )
hourly
earnings4

"

TR UCKDRIVERS. M E DI UM TRUCK!

977
maintenance

Number
of
workers

MA TERIAL MO VEMENT ANU c u s t o d i a l
O C CU PA TI ON S - M E N — C O NT IN UE D

$
6.82
723

"

Sex, 3 occupation, and industry division

25

Table A-7.

Percent increases in average hourly earnings for selected

occupational groups, adjusted for employment shifts, in Minneapolis—
St. Paul, Minn.—Wis., for selected periods
January 1974
to
January 1975

January 1975
to
January 1976

January 1972
to
January 1973

January 1973
to
January 1974

All industries:
Office clerical___________________________________
Electronic data processing____________ _________
Industrial n u r s e s ____________ _ _____ _____ _____
Skilled maintenance trades * * ________ _
_ __ __
Unskilled plant workers * * ___________ __________

5.1
*
5.9
6.8
6.8

6.2
*
5.6
6.4
6.1

8.6
8.4
7.8
9.2
9.3

7.7
6.5
9.9
8.1
7.7

Manufacturing:
Office clerical... _______________________ ________
Electronic data processing______________________
Industrial n u r s e s ____ _____________ ______________
Skilled maintenance trades ** _______ _____
Unskilled plant workers ** ____ __________ ______

4.2
*
5.4
5.4
6.3

5.4
*
6.4
6.1
6.6

7.7
6.9
6.5
9.0
9.3

7.9
5.0
9.8
8.9
10.1

5.5
*
***

6.7
*
***
***
5.8

9.0
10.2
***
***
9.2

7.6
7.8
***
***
6.7

Industry and occupational group
(m e n and w o m e n combined)

Nonmanufacturing:
Office clerical_____________ ____________________
Electronic data processing______________________
Industrial n u r s e s _________________ ___ _ ... _ ___
Skilled maintenance trades * * ___________________
Unskilled plant workers * * ____
_ ___________
_

*
**
***

7.1

Data not available.
Percent increases for periods ending prior to 1976 relate to m e n only.
Data do not me e t publication criteria.

Footnotes
1 Standard hours reflect the w o r k w e e k for which employees receive their regular straight-time salaries (exclusive of pay for overtime at regular and/or p r e m i u m rates), and the earnings correspond
to these weekly hours.
6
^
2 The m e a n is computed for each job by totaling the earnings of all workers and dividing by the n u m b e r of workers. The me di an designates position— half of the employees surveyed receive m o r e
and half receive less than the rate shown. The middle range is defined by 2 rates of pay; a fourth of the workers earn less than the lower of these rates and a fourth earn m o r e than the higher rate.
Earnings data relate only to workers whose sex identification w a s provided by the establishment.
6
4 Excludes p r e m i u m pay for overtime and for wo rk on weekends, holidays, and late shifts.




26

Appendix A
A r e a wage and r elated ben efits data are obtained by p e r s o n a l v is it s
o f Bureau fie ld r e p r e s e n t a t iv e s at 3 - y e a r in te r v a ls . 1 In each o f the in t e r ­
venin g y e a r s , in fo rm a t io n on em p lo y m e n t and o ccu pation al earn ing s is c o l ­
le c te d by a c om b in a tion o f p e r s o n a l v is it , m a il q u estion n a ir e, and telephone
in terview f r o m e sta b lis h m en ts pa rticipating in the p r e v io u s su rvey .

d e s c r i b e d , o r f o r s o m e in du stry d iv is io n s within the sc o p e o f the su rvey , are
not p r e se n te d in the A - s e r i e s ta b le s , b e c a u s e either (1) em p loym en t in the
o c cu p a t io n is too s m a ll to p r o v id e enough data to m e r i t presentation, or
(2) th ere is p o s s ib ilit y o f d i s c l o s u r e o f in div idual establishm ent data.
Sepa­
rate m e n ' s and w o m e n 's earn ing s data ar e not p r e se n te d when the number of
w o r k e r s not id entifie d by s e x is 20 p e r c e n t o r m o r e o f the m en o r women
id en tified in an occu pation .
Earn in gs data not shown s ep arately f o r industry
d iv is io n s a r e included in data f o r all in du stries com bined.
L ik ew is e,
data ar e in cluded in the o v e r a l l c la s s if i c a t io n when a s u b c la s s ific a tio n of
e l e c t r o n i c s t e c h n i c i a n s , s e c r e t a r i e s , o r t r u c k d r i v e r s is not shown o r i n f o r ­
m a tion to s u b c l a s s i f y is not av ailab le.

In eac h o f the 84 2 a r e a s c u r r e n t l y su r vey ed , data are obtained f r o m
1
*
r e p r e s e n t a t iv e esta b lis h m en ts within six b r o a d in dustry d iv is io n s :
M an ufa c­
turing; tr a n sp orta tion , c o m m u n ic a tio n , and oth er pu blic utilities; w h olesa le
tr a d e; r e ta il tr a d e ; fin an ce, in s u r a n c e , and r e a l estate; and s e r v i c e s .
M a jor
in du stry g rou ps ex clu ded f r o m th ese studies are g overnm ent o p er a tion s and
the co n s tr u c tio n and e x tr a c tiv e in d u str ie s .
E sta blish m en ts having fe w e r than
a p r e s c r i b e d num ber o f w o r k e r s are om itted b e c a u s e o f in su fficien t e m p l o y ­
m ent in the oc cu p a tion s studied.
Separate tabula tions are p r ov id ed f o r each
o f the b r oa d in du stry d iv is io n s which m e e t publication c r i t e r i a .

O ccup ationa l e m p loy m en t and earn in g s data a r e shown f o r fu ll- ti m e
w o r k e r s , i . e . , th ose hired to w ork a r e g u la r w eek ly sch edule. E a rnin gs data
ex clu d e p r e m iu m pay f o r o v e r t im e and f o r w ork on w eekends, holida ys, and
late shifts. Nonproduction bon u ses ar e ex clu d ed , but c o s t - o f - l i v i n g a llow an ces
and in cen tive b on u ses are in cluded .
W eekly hours f o r o f f ic e c l e r i c a l and
p r o f e s s i o n a l and t e c h n ic a l oc cu p a tion s r e f e r to the standard w orkw eek
(rounded to the n e a r e st half hour) f o r which e m p lo y e e s r e c e iv e regu lar
s t r a ig h t - tim e s a l a r i e s ( e x c lu s i v e o f pay f o r o v e r t im e at re g u la 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 eek ly earn ings f o r these occu pation s are rounded
to the n e a r e s t half d o lla r .

T h e s e su r v ey s are conducted on a sam ple b a s i s .
The sa mpling
p r o c e d u r e s in volve detailed stra tifica tion o f all esta b lis h m en ts within the
s c o p e o f an indiv idual a r e a su rvey by in du stry and n um ber of e m p lo y e e s .
F r o m this stra tified u n iv er se a p r o b a b ility sam ple is s e le c t e d , with each
e stab lis h m en t having a p re d e te r m in e d chance o f s e le c t io n . To obtain optim um
a c c u r a c y at m in im u m c o s t , a g r e a te r p r o p o r t io n o f large than s m a ll e s t a b ­
lis h m en ts is s e le ct e d .
When data are c o m b in e d , each estab lishm ent is
w eighted a c c o r d i n g to its p r oba bility of se l e c t io n , so that unbiased est im a te s
ar e g en erated .
F o r e x a m p le , if one out o f four e stab lish m en ts is s e l e c t e d ,
it is given a weight o f four to r e p r e s e n t i t s e l f plus th ree o th e r s . An alternate
o f the sa m e o r ig i n a l p r ob a b ility is ch o s e n in the sa m e i n d u s t r y - s i z e c l a s s i ­
fic a tion i f data are not available f r o m the o r ig i n a l sample m e m b e r .
If no
suitable substitute is av ailable, additional weight is assign ed to a sample
m e m b e r that is s i m il a r to the m i s s i n g unit.

T h e s e s u r v e y s m e a s u r e the l e v e l erf o ccu pation al earnin gs in an area
at a p a r t ic u la r ti m e .
C o m p a r is o n s o f in dividual occu pation al a v e r a g e s o v e r
tim e m a y not r e f l e c t e x p e ct e d wage c ha ng es. The a v e r a g e s fo r individual jo b s
a r e a ffe c te d by changes in w ag es and em p loym en t patterns. F o r ex a m p le,
p r o p o r t io n s o f w o r k e r s e m p lo y e d by high- o r lo w -w a g e f i r m s may change, o r
h igh -w ag e w o r k e r s m a y advance to better jo b s and be r e p la c e d by new
w o r k e r s at lo w e r ra tes .
Such shifts in e m p loym en t cou ld d e c r e a s e an o c c u ­
pation al a v e r a g e even though m o s t estab lis h m en ts in an area i n c r e a s e w ages
during the y e a r .
Changes in earn ings o f o ccu pation al g ro u p s, shown in table
A - 7 , are better in d ic a t o r s o f wage tren ds than are earnin gs changes fo r
indiv idual j o b s within the g rou p s.

O cc u p a tion s and earnin gs
O ccu p ation s se le ct e d f o r study are c o m m o n to a v a r ie ty of m a n u f a c ­
turing and nonmanufacturin g in d u str ie s , and ar e o f the follow in g ty pes:
(1) O ffice c l e r i c a l ; (2) p r o f e s s i o n a l and te c h n ic a l; (3) m ain ten an ce, t o o l r o o m ,
and p ow erp lan t; and (4) m a t e r ia l m o v e m e n t and c u s tod ia l.
O ccupational
c l a s s i f i c a t i o n is b a se d on a uniform set of jo b d e s c r ip t i o n s des ign ed to take
a ccou n t o f in te r e st a b lish m e n t v ariation in dutL s within the sam e jo b .
O ccu­
pation s s e l e c t e d f o r study are lis ted and d e s c r i b e d in appendix B.
Unless
o th e r w is e in dicated, the earnin gs data follow in g the job title s are f o r all
in d u s tr ie s c o m b in e d .
Earnin gs data f o r s o m e o f the oc cu p a tion s listed and

A v e r a g e earnin gs r e f l e c t c o m p o s i t e , areaw ide est im a te s .
In dustries
and esta b lis h m en ts d iffe r in pay le v e l and jo b staffing, and thus contrib ute
d iffe r e n t ly to the e s t im a t e s f o r each jo b .
Pay a v e r a g e s m ay fa il to r e f le c t
a c c u r a t e ly the wage d iffe r e n t ia l among jo b s in individual estab lish m en ts.
A v e r a g e pay l e v e ls f o r m en and w om en in s e le c t e d occupatio ns should
not be a s su m e d to r e f l e c t d i f f e r e n c e s in pay o f the s ex es within individual
est a b lis h m e n t s .
F a c t o r s which m a y contrib ute to d if f e r e n c e s include p r o ­
g r e s s i o n within esta b lis h ed rate r a n ges (only the rates paid incumbents are
c o lle c t e d ) and p e r f o r m a n c e o f s p e c if i c duties within the g e n e r a l su rvey jo b
descriptions.
Job d e s c r ip t i o n s used to c l a s s i f y e m p lo y e e s in th ese su r v ey s
usually ar e m o r e g e n e r a liz e d than those used in individual establishm ents
and allow f o r m i n o r d i f f e r e n c e s among estab lishm ents in s p e c if i c duties
perform ed.

1 Personal visits were on a 2-year cycle before July 1972.
2 Included in the 84 areas are 14 studies conducted by the Bureau under contract. These areas are
Akron, Ohio; Austin, T ex .; Binghamton, N .Y . — a .; Birmingham, A la .; Fort Lauderdale—
P
Hollywood and West
Palm Beach—
Boca Raton, Fla.; Lexington-Fayette, Ky. ; M elboum e-Titusville—Cocoa, Fla.; Norfolk—
Virginia
Beach—
Portsmouth and Newport News—
Hampton, Va. — C .; Poughkeepsie—
N.
Kingston-Newburgh, N .Y . ; Raleigh—
Durham, N. C .; Stamford, Conn.; Syracuse, N. Y . ; Utica—
Rome, N .Y . ; and Westchester County, N .Y .
In
addition, the Bureau conducts more limited area studies in approximately 70 areas at the request of the
Employment Standards Administration of the U S. Department of Labor.




27

O cc u p a tio n a l e m p lo y m e n t e s t im a te s r e p r e s e n t the total in a ll e s t a b ­
lis h m e n ts within the s c o p e o f the study and not the n u m ber actu ally su r v e y e d .
B e c a u s e o c c u p a t io n a l s t r u c t u r e s am ong e st a b lis h m e n t s d if f e r , e s t im a t e s o f
o c c u p a t io n a l e m p lo y m e n t obtain ed f r o m the sam ple o f e st a b lis h m e n t s studied
s e r v e on ly to in dicate the r ela tiv e im p o r t a n c e o f the jo b s studied.
Th ese
d i f f e r e n c e s in o c c u p a t io n a l stru c tu re do not a ffe c t m a t e r ia l ly the a c c u r a c y o f
the e arn in g s data.

Wage tr e n d s f o r s e l e c t e d o c cu p a t io n a l groups
The p e r c e n t i n c r e a s e s p r e s e n te d in table A - 7 ar e b a s e d on changes
in a v e r a g e h ou r ly ea r n in g s f o r e sta b lis h m en ts r ep ortin g the tren d j o b s in both
the c u r r e n t i n d p r e v i o u s y e a r (m atched est a b lis h m e n t s ).
The data are
ad ju sted to r e m o v e the e f f e c t s on a v er ag e earn ing s o f e m p loy m en t shifts
am ong e st a b lis h m e n t s and tu r n o v e r o f est a b lis h m e n t s included in su rvey
sam ples.
The p e r c e n t i n c r e a s e s , h o w e v e r, are still affec ted by f a c t o r s
oth er than w age i n c r e a s e s .
H irin gs, la y o f f s , and tu r n o v e r m a y a ffe c t an
e sta b lis h m en t a v e r a g e f o r an occu pation when w o r k e r s are paid under plans
p r ovid in g a range o f wage rates f o r in div id ual j o b s .
In p e r io d s o f i n c r e a s e d
h irin g , f o r e x a m p le , new e m p lo y e e s enter at the bottom of the range,
d e p r e s s i n g the a v e r a g e without a change in wage ra tes .

E l e c t r o n ic data p r o c e s s i n g
(m en and w o m e n ) :

Skilled m ain ten an ce (men
and w o m e n ):

Com puter system s
a n alysts, c l a s s e s
A , B, and C
Com puter p ro g ra m m e rs,
c l a s s e s A , B, and C
Com puter opera tors,
c l a s s e s A , B, and C

C a r p e n te r s
E lectricians
P a in t e rs
M ach in ists
M e c h a n ic s (m a ch in ery )
M e c h a n ic s ( m o t o r v ehicle)
P ip e f itte r s
T o o l and die m a k e r s

In dustrial n u r s e s (men and
wom en) :
R e g i s t e r e d in d u stria l
nurses

Unskilled plant (men and
w o m e n ):
J a n itor s, p o r t e r s , and
c le a n e r s
M a ter ia l handling l a b o r e r s

P e r c e n t changes f o r in div id ual a r e a s in the p r o g r a m are com puted
as f o llo w s :

O ccu p ation s u sed to com p u te wage tren ds a r e :
O ffice c l e r i c a l (men and
w o m e n ):

O ffice c l e r i c a l (men and
w o m e n )----Continued

Secretaries
S te n o g r a p h e rs , g e n e r a l
S t e n o g r a p h e rs , s e n io r
T y p i s t s , c l a s s e s A and B
F il e c l e r k s , c l a s s e s A ,
B, and C
M essengers
Sw itch board o p e r a t o r s
O rder cle rk s

Accou n tin g c l e r k s ,
c l a s s e s A and B
B o o k k e e p in g - m a c h in e
operators, class B
P ay roll clerk s
Keypunch o p e r a t o r s ,
c l a s s e s A and B
T abulating - m a c hine
op era tors, class B

Each occu p a t io n is a s sig n ed a weight b a s e d on its p r o ­
portion ate e m p lo y m e n t in the o c cu p a t io n a l grou p in the
ba se y e a r .

2.
The p e r c e n t c ha ng es relate to wage changes between the in dic ated
d a tes.
When the tim e span between su r v e y s is other than 12 m on th s, annual
r a te s are shown.
(It i s a s s u m e d that w a g es i n c r e a s e at a constant rate
between s u r v e y s .)

1.

T h e se w eigh ts a r e u sed to com pu te grou p a v e r a g e s .
E a ch o c c u p a t io n 's av e r a g e (mea n) e arn in g s is m u ltiplied
by its weight.
The pr od u c ts ar e totaled to obtain a
grou p a v e r a g e .

3.

The ratio o f grou p a v e r a g e s f o r 2 c o n s e c u t iv e y e a r s is
c om p u ted by dividing the a v e r a g e f o r the c u r r e n t year
by the a v e r a g e fo r the e a r l i e r y e a r .
The resu lt—
e x p r e s s e d as a p e r c e n t— l e s s 100 is the p e r c e n t change.

F o r a m o r e detailed d e s c r i p t i o n o f the m ethod used to compute these
w age tr e n d s , see " Im p r o v in g A r e a Wage Survey In d ex es , " ‘ Monthly L ab or
R e v i e w , January 1973, pp. 5 2 - 5 7 .
E s ta blis h m en t p r a c t i c e s and s u pplem en tary wage p r o v i s io n s




Tabula tio ns on s e l e c t e d est a b lis h m e n t p r a c t i c e s and su pplem entary
w age p r o v i s io n s ( B - s e r i e s ta bles ) ar e not p r e s e n te d in this bulletin. I n f o r ­
m a tion f o r th ese tabula tions is c o l l e c t e d at 3 - y e a r in te r v a ls . 1 T h ese tabu­
la tions on m in im u m en tran ce s a la r ie s f o r in e x p e r ie n c e d o f f i c e w o r k e r s ; shift
d if f e r e n t ia ls ; scheduled w eek ly h ours and d a y s ; paid h olida ys; paid v a c a tion s ;
and health, in s u r a n c e , and pen sion plans ar e p r e s e n te d (in the B - s e r i e s tables)
in p r e v i o u s bulletins f o r this area.
1 Personal visits were on a 2-year cycle before July 1972.

Appendix table 1 Establishments and workers within scope of survey and number studied
.
in Minneapolis—St. Paul, Minn.—Wis.,1 January 1976

In d u s try d iv is io n 2

M in im u m
e m p lo y m e n t
in e s t a b l i s h m e n t s in s c o p e
o f stu d y

N u m b e r o f e s t a b lis h m e n t s

W o r k e r s i n e s t a b l i s h m c ;n t s
W i t h in s c o p e o f s t u d y 4

W i t h in s c o p e
o f stu d y 3

S tu d ie d

1 ,9 1 0

289

4 1 8 ,3 3 4

100

2 1 2 .2 8 0

-

646
1 ,2 6 4

94
195

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

43
57

9 8 ,0 3 9
1 1 4 ,2 4 1

50
50
50
50
50

122
230
477
172
263

29
37
49
33
47

4 6 ,9 4 5
3 6 ,5 8 8
8 5 ,2 5 3
3 4 ,8 2 1
3 4 ,5 5 3

11
9
20

8
8

3 4 ,7 6 1
1 2 ,3 0 7
3 9 ,7 9 5
1 6 ,0 2 6
1 1 .3 5 2

S tu d ie d
N um ber

P ercen t

ALL E S T A BL IS HM EN TS
ALL DI VI SI ON S ---------------------------------------------------------------------

_

M A N U FA CT UR IN G ------------------------------------------------------------------------------N O NM AN UF AC TU RI NG ---------------------------------TR AN SP OR TA TI ON , COMM UN IC AT IO N, AND
OTHER PU BL IC U T I L I T I E S 5 ---------------------WH OLESALE TRADE
-------------------------------RETAIL TRADE
-------------------------------------------------------------------------FINANCE, INSURANCF, AND k E a L E S T A T E 6 ----------------S E R V I C E S 7 ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

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LARGE E S T A B L IS HM EN TS
ALL DI VISIONS --------------------------------------------------------------------MA NU FA CT UR IN G ------------------------------------------------------------------------------N O N M A N UF AC TU RI NG -----------------------------------------------------------------------TR AN SPORTATION, CO MM UN IC AT IO N, AND
OTHER PU BLIC U T I L I T I E S 5 ----------------------------------------------WHOLESALE TRADE
------------------------------------------------------------------RETAIL TRADE
-------------------------------------------------------------------------FINANCE, INSURANCE. AND REAL E S T A T E 6 -------SE RV I C E S 7 ----------------------------------------

156

90

2 1 8 ,4 0 1

100

1 7 9 .6 6 9

500

69
87

35
55

1 0 9 ,2 7 2
1 0 9 ,1 2 9

50
50

8 7 ,9 5 2
9 1 ,7 1 7

500
500
500
500
500

12
12
36
17
10

12
8
16
11
8

3 1 ,8 2 9
9 ,2 9 5
4 4 ,8 4 6
1 6 ,9 1 0
6 ,2 4 9

IS
21

3 1 ,8 2 9
7 ,2 9 5
3 5 ,1 9 6
1 2 ,2 5 9
5 ,1 3 8

6
3

1 T h e M in n e a p o lis — t. P a u l S ta n d a r d M e t r o p o lit a n S t a t is t ic a l A r e a , a s d e fin e d b y th e O f f ic e o f M a n a g e m e n t an d B u d g e t th r o u g h F e b r u a r y 1 9 7 4 , c o n s is t s o f A n o k a ,
S
C a r v e r , C h i s a g o , D a k o t a , H e n n e p i n , R a m s e y , S c o t t , W a s h i n g t o n , a n d W r i g h t C o u n t i e s , M i n n ,; a n d S t , C r o i x C o u n t y , W i s .
T h e " w o r k e r s w it h i n s c o p e o f s t u d y " e s t i m a t e s
s h o w n in t h i s t a b l e p r o v i d 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 t h e s i z e a n d c o m p o s i t i o n o f t h e l a b o r f o r c e i n c l u d e d in t h e s u r v e y . E s t i m a t e s a r e n o t in t e n d e d , h o w e v e r ,
f o r c o m p a r i s o n w it h o t h e r e m p l o y m e n t i n d e x e s t o m e a s u r e e m p l o y m e n t t r e n d s o r l e v e l s s i n 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 e s t a b l i s h m e n t d a t a c o m p i l e d
c o n s i d e r a b l y in a d v a n c e o f t h e p a y r o l l p e r i o d s t u d i e d , a n 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 l u d e d f r o m th e s c o p e o f t h e s u r v e y ,
2 T h e 1 967 e d it io n o f th e S ta 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 lis h m e n t s b y in d u s t r y d i v i s i o n .
3 I n c lu d e s a l l e s t a b lis 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 i m u m li m it a t i o n .
A l l o u t l e t s ( w it h i n t h e a r e a ) o f c o m p a n i e s i n i n d u s t r i e s s u c h a s t r a d e ,
fin a n c e , au to r e p a ir s e r v i c e , and m o tio n p ic t u r e th e a te r s a r e c o n s id e r e d a s 1 e s t a b lis h m e n t .
4 I n c l u d e s a l l w o r k e r s i n a l l e s t a b l i s h m e n t s w it h t o t a l e m p l o y m e n t ( w it h i n t h e a r e a ) a t o r a b o v e t h e m i n i m u m l i m i t a t i o n .
5 A b b r e v i a t e d t o " p u b l i c u t i l i t i e s " in th e A - s e r i e s t a b l e s .
T a x ic a b s a n d s e r v i c e s in c id e n t a l t o w a t e r t r a n s p o r t a t io n a r e e x c lu d e d .
6 A b b r e v i a t e d t o " f i n a n c e " i n th e A - s e r i e s t a b l e s .
7 H o te ls an d m o t e ls ; la u n d r ie s and o t h e r p e r s o n a l s e r v i c e s ; b u s in e s s s e r v i c e s ; a u t o m o b ile r e p a ir , r e n t a l, a n d p a r k in g ; m o t io n p ic 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 iz a t io n s (e x c lu d in g r e lig io u s an d c h a r it a b le o r g a n iz a t io n s ); an d e n g in e e r in g a n d a r c h it e c t u r a l s e r v i c e s .




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Appendix B.

Occupational Descriptions

The p r i m a r y p u rp os e of pr ep a r in g jo b d e s c r ip t i o n s f o r the B u r e a u 's wage s u r v e y s is to a s s i s t
its fie ld staff in c la s s if y in g into ap p rop r ia te oc cu p a t io n s w o r k e r s who are e m p lo y e d under a v a r ie ty of
p a y r o ll titles and d iffer en t w ork ar r a n g e m e n ts f r o m e sta b lis h m en t to e s ta b lis h m en t and f r o m a r e a to
area.
This p e r m it s the groupin g of o c cu p a tion a l wage rates r e p re s e n t in g c o m p a r a b le jo b content.
B e c a u s e of this e m p h a sis on in ter esta b lish m en t and in te r a r e a c o m p a r a b ili t y of o c cu p a t io n a l content, the
B u r e a u 's jo b d e s c r ip t i o n s m a y d iffe r sign ifican tly f r o m th ose in use in indiv idual est a b lis h m e n t s o r those
p r e p a r e d fo r oth er p u r p o s e s . In applying these jo b d e s c r i p t i o n s , the B u r e a u 's field e c o n o m i s t s are
in stru cted to exclu de workin g s u p e r v i s o r s ; a p p r e n tic 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 ; and handic apped,
p a r t - t i m e , t e m p o r a r y , and pr o b a tio n a r y w o r k e r s .

OFFICE
SECRETARY

S E C R E T A R Y— Continued

A s s ig n e d as p e r s o n a l s e c r e t a r y , n o r m a lly to one indiv idual.
M ain ­
tain s a c l o s e and highly r e s p o n s iv e relationsh ip to the d a y - t o - d a y w ork o f the
supervisor.
W orks f a i r ly independently r e c e iv in g a m in im u m o f detailed
su p e r v isio n and guidan ce.
P e r f o r m s v a r ied c l e r i c a l and s e c r e t a r i a l duties,
usually in cluding m o s t o f the f o llo w in g :

May a ls o p e r f o r m oth er c l e r i c a l and s e c r e t a r i a l task s of c o m p a r a b le
nature and d ifficu lty .
The w ork ty p ic a lly r e q u i r e s k n owledge o f o f f ic e routine
and understanding o f the or g a n iz a tio n , p r o g r a m s , and p r o c e d u r e s r ela ted to
the w ork o f the s u p e r v i s o r .
E x clu s io n s

a. R e c e i v e s te lephon e c a l l s , p e r s o n a l c a l l e r s , and in c o m in g m a il,
a n sw e r s routine in q u ir ie s , and rou tes te c h n ic a l in q u ir ie s to the p r o p e r
persons;
b.

E s t a b lis h e s ,

and r e v i s e s the s u p e r v i s o r 's f ile s ;

a. P o s itio n s
de ri
Maintains the s u p e r v i s o r 's c alen d ar and m a k es appoin tm entss cas b e d above;

c.
in stru cted;
d.

m a in tain s ,

Not all po s itio n s that ar e titled " s e c r e t a r y " p o s s e s s the above c h a r ­
acteristics.
E x a m p le s o f p os ition s which ar e ex clu d ed f r o m the defin ition are
as fo llo w s :

b.

R e la 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 su bordin ates;

e. R e v ie w s c o r r e s p o n d e n c e , m e m o r a n d u m s , and r e p o r t s p r e p a r e d by
oth ers f o r the s u p e r v i s o r 's signature to a s s u r e p r o c e d u r a l and typogra phic
accuracy;
f.

sion a l,

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 on c ep t

Sten og raph ers not fully trained in s e c r e t a r i a l - t y p e duties;

c . Sten og raph ers se r v in g as o f f i c e a s sista n ts to a group o f p r o f e s ­
te c h n ic a l, o r m a n a g e r ia l p e r s o n s ;

d. S e c r e t a r y p o s itio n s in w hich the du ties a r e either substantially
m o r e routine o r substa ntially m o r e c o m p l e x and r e s p o n s i b l e than th ose c h a r ­
a c t e r i z e d in the defin it ion;

P e r f o r m s sten og raph ic and typing w o rk .




w hich

Beginning with calen dar year 1976 s u r v e y s , the Bureau has grou ped o c c u p a t io n s studied in its
a r e a wage s u r v e y s into jo b fa m ilie s in o r d e r to p r esen t in form a tion on r ela ted o c cu p a t io n s in seq u en ce.
Job f a m ilie s have not been title d, h o w e v e r, since doing so might have added ex tr a n eou s e le m e n t s to the
j o b m a tching p r o c e s s .
The Bureau has a ls o r e v is e d s e v e r a l o c cu p a t io n a l title s .
w o r d o r d e r and are m o r e d e s c r ip t i v e o f the su r v e y j o b s .

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The title s m o r e n e a r ly r e f l e c t usual

SEC R E T A R Y---- C on tin u ed

S E C R E T A R Y— C on tin u ed

E x c l u s io n s — Continued

C la s s C

e.
A s s is t a n t - t y p e p os ition s which in volve m o r e d ifficu lt o r m o r e
1. S e c r e t a r y to an ex ecu tiv e o r m a n a g e r ia l p e r s o n w hose r e s p o n ­
r e s p o n s ib le te c h n ic a l, a d m in istra tiv e, s u p e r v i s o r y , o r sp e c ia liz e d c l e r i c a l
s ibility is not equivalent to one o f the s p e c if ic le v e l situations in the definition
duties which a r e not ty p ic a l of s e c r e t a r i a l w ork .
f o r c l a s s B, but w hose or g a n iz a tio n a l unit n o r m a lly n um bers at least s e v e r a l
dozen e m p lo y e e s and is usually div id ed into or g a n iz a tion a l segm ents which are
often , in turn, further subdivided. In som e c o m p a n ie s , this lev el in cludes a
N O T E : The t e r m " c o r p o r a t e o f f i c e r , " used in the l e v e l defin it ions
wide range o f org a n iz a tio n a l e c h e lo n s ; in o th e r s , only one or two; ojr
follow in g , r e f e r s to those o f f i c i a l s who have a signific ant c o r p o r a t e w i d e
policy m a k in g r o le with r e g a rd to m a j o r c om p a n y a c tiv it ie s.
The title "v ic e
2. S e c r e t a r y to the head o f an individual plant, f a c to r y , etc . (or
p r e s id e n t , " though n o r m a lly in dic ativ e of this r o l e , does not in all c a s e s
oth er equiv alent le v e l of o ff ic ia l ) that e m p lo y s , in all, few er than 5 ,0 00
identify such p os itio n s .
V ice pr e sid e n t s w hose p r im a r y r e s p o n s ib ili t y is to
persons.
act p e r s o n a ll y on in div idual c a s e s o r tr a n s a ct io n s (e .g ., ap prov e o r deny
indiv idual loan o r c r e d i t action s; a d m in ister in dividual tr ust a c c ou n ts ; d i r e c t ly
Class D
s u p e r v i s e a c l e r i c a l staff) are not c o n s i d e r e d to be " c o r p o r a t e o f f i c e r s " fo r
1. S e c r e t a r y to the s u p e r v i s o r o r head o f a s m a ll orga nizationa l unit
p u r p o s e s o f applying the follow in g le v e l d e f in it io n s .
( e . g . , fe w e r than about 25 o r 30 p e r s o n s ) ; cm
2. S e c r e t a r y to a n o n s u p e r v is o r y s t a f f s p e c ia lis t, p r o f e s s io n a l
e m p lo y e e , a d m in istra tiv e o f f i c e r , o r assista nt, skilled technic ia n, o r expert.
(N O TE:
Many c o m p a n ie s assign s t e n o g r a p h e r s , rather than s e c r e t a r i e s as
d e s c r i b e d a b o v e , to this le v e l o f s u p e r v i s o r y o r n o n s u p e r v is o r y w o r k e r .)

Class A
1. S e c r e t a r y to the ch a irm a n o f the board or p r esid en t o f a c om p a n y
that e m p lo y s , in all, o v e r 100 but fe w e r than 5, 000 p e r s o n s ; o r

ST EN O GR APH ER
2. 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 (other than the ch a irm a n o f the
boa rd o r presid en t) o f a c om p a n y that e m p lo y s , in all, o v e r 5, 000 but fe w e r
than 2 5 ,0 0 0 p e r s o n s ; or

P r i m a r y duty is to take dic tation using shorthand, and to t r a n s c r ib e
the dic tation.
May a lso type f r o m w rit ten c op y .
May operate f r o m a sten o­
g raphic p ool.
May o c c a s i o n a l l y t r a n s c r i b e f r o m v o ic e r e c o r d in g s (if p r im a r y
duty is t r a n s c r ib in g f r o m r e c o r d i n g s , see T r a n s c r i b in g - M a c h in e Typist).

3. S e c r e ta r y to the head, im m e d ia t e ly below the c o r p o r a t e o f f i c e r
le v e l, of a m a j o r se gm ent o r s u b s id ia r y o f a com p a n y that e m p lo y s , in all,
o v e r 2 5 ,0 0 0 p e r s o n s .

N O T E : T his jo b is distin guis hed f r o m that of a s e c r e t a r y in that a
s e c r e t a r y n o r m a lly w o r k s in a c onfid ential relationsh ip with only one m a n a ger
o r ex ecu tiv e and p e r f o r m s m o r e r e s p o n s ib le and d i s c r e t i o n a r y tasks as
d e s c r i b e d in the s e c r e t a r y jo b defin it ion.

C la s s B
1. S e c r e ta r y to the ch a irm a n of the b oa rd o r presid ent of a c om p a n y
that e m p lo y s , in all, fe w e r than 100 p e r s o n s ; or

Stenographer, G eneral
keep

2. S e c r e ta r y to a c o r p o r a t e o f f i c e r (other than the ch a irm a n o f the
b o a rd o r presid ent) o f a c om pa ny that e m p lo y s , in all, o v e r 100 but fe w e r
than 5 ,0 0 0 p e r s o n s ; or

Stenographer, Senior
D ictation in v o lv e s a v a r ie d t e c h n ic a l o r sp e c ia liz e d v o ca b u la r y such
as in le g a l b r i e f s o r r e p o r t s on s c ie n tific r e s e a r c h .
May a ls o set up and
maintain f i l e s , keep r e c o r d s , etc.

3. S e c r e t a r y to the head, im m e d ia te ly b elow the o f f i c e r le v e l, o v e r
eith er a m a j o r c or p ora tion w id e functional activit y (e . g . , m a rk etin g, r e s e a r c h ,
o p e r a t io n s , in du stria l re la t io n s , etc.) o r a m a j o r g eograph ic o r or ga n iz ation a l
seg m en t ( e . g . , a r e g io n a l h eadq ua rters; a m a j o r division) of a c om pa ny that
e m p l o y s , in a ll, o v e r 5 , 0 0 0 but fe w e r than 2 5 ,0 0 0 e m p l o y e e s ; or

OR
P e r f o r m s stenog raph ic duties req u irin g signific antly g r e a t e r in d e ­
pendence and r e s p o n s ib ility than s ten og r a p h er, general as ev id en ced by the
follow in g :
Work r e q u ir e s a high d e g r e e of stenographic speed and a c c u r a c y ;
a thorough w ork in g knowledge o f g e n e r a l bu sin es s and o f f ic e p r o c e d u r e ; and
o f the s p e c if i c b u sin e s s o p e r a t io n s , or g a n iz a tion , p o l i c i e s , p r o c e d u r e s , f ile s ,
w o r k f lo w , etc .
U ses this knowledge in p e r f o r m in g stenographic duties and
r e s p o n s ib le c l e r i c a l tasks such as maintaining follow up f ile s ; as sem b lin g
m a t e r ia l f o r r e p o r t s , m e m o r a n d u m s , and le t te r s ; c o m p o s in g sim ple letter s
f r o m g en er a l in s t ru ct io n s ; readin g and routing in co m in g m a il; and answ erin g
routine qu e st io n s, etc.

4. S e c r e t a r y to the head of an individual plant, f a c t o r y , e tc . (or
oth er equiv alent le v e l of o ffic ia l) that e m p lo y s , in all, o v e r 5 ,0 00 p e r s o n s ; or
5. S e c r e t a r y to the head of a la rg e and im portant o r ga n iz ation a l
segm en t ( e . g . , a m iddle m anagem ent s u p e r v i s o r of an orga nizationa l segment
often involvin g as many as s e v e r a l hundred p e r s o n s ) o r a com pa ny that
e m p lo y s , in all, o v e r 2 5 ,0 0 0 p e r s o n s .




Dictation in v o lv e s a n o r m a l routine v o c a b u la r y .
May maintain f i l e s ,
sim p le r e c o r d s , o r p e r f o r m othdr r e la t iv e ly routine c l e r i c a l ta sk s.

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SW ITC H B O A R D O P E R A T O R

P r i m a r y duty is to t r a n s c r i b e dictation involvin g a n o r m a l routine
v o c a b u la r y f r o m t r a n s c r ib in g - m a c h in e r e c o r d s .
May a lso type f r o m written
c o p y and do sim p le c l e r i c a l w ork .
W o r k e r s t r a n s c r ib in g dic tation involving
a v a r ie d te c h n ic a l o r s p e c ia liz e d v o c a b u la r y such as le gal b r i e f s o r r e p o r t s
on s c ie n tif ic r e s e a r c h are not included. A w o r k e r who takes dic tation in
shorthand o r by Stenotype o r s i m il a r m a ch in e is c l a s s i f i e d as a sten og raph er.

O p era tes a telephone sw itch boa rd o r c o n s o le used with a priv ate
b ran ch exchange (P B X ) sy stem to r e la y in c o m in g , outgoing, and in tr a s y s te m
calls.
May p r o v id e in form a tion to c a l l e r s , r e c o r d and tran sm it m e s s a g e s ,
keep r e c o r d o f c a lls p la ced and toll c h a r g e s .
B e s id e s operatin g a telephone
sw itch b oa rd o r c o n s o l e , m a y a lso type o r p e r f o r m routine c l e r i c a l w ork
(typing o r routine c l e r i c a l w ork m a y o c c u p y the m a j o r portion of the w o r k e r ' s
t i m e , and is usu ally p e r f o r m e d while at the sw itch boa rd o r c o n s o le ) .
C h ief
o r lead o p e r a t o r s in esta b lis h m en ts em p loying m o r e than one o p e r a t o r are
ex clu d ed .
F o r an o p e r a t o r who also acts as a r e c e p t io n is t , see Sw itchboard
O perator-R eceptionist.

T YPIST
Uses a ty p e w r i te r to make c o p i e s o f v a r io u s m a t e r ia l s o r to make
out bills after ca lc u la tion s have been made by another p e r s o n .
May include
typing of s t e n c ils , m a ts , o r s im ila r m a t e r ia l s f o r use in duplicating p r o ­
cesses.
May do c l e r i c a l w ork in volvin g little s p e c ia l tr ainin g, such as
keeping sim ple r e c o r d s , filing r e c o r d s and r e p o r t s , o r sorting and distributing
in com 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 o f the f o llo w in g : Typing m a t e r ia l
i n f i n a l f o r m when it in v o lv e s com binin g m a t e r ia l f r o m s e v e r a l s o u r c e s ; or
r e s p o n s ib ili ty for c o r r e c t sp ellin g, sy lla bica tion , punctuation, e t c . , o f t e c h ­
n ic a l or unusual w o r d s o r f o r e ig n language m a te r ia l ; o r planning layout and
typing o f c o m p li c a t e d s tatistica l ta bles to maintain u niform ity and balance in
spacing. May type routine fo r m le t t e r s , varyin g details to suit c i r c u m s t a n c e s .
Class
rough o r c l e a r
o r setting up
a lre a d y set up

B . P e r f o r m s one o r m o r e o f the f o llo w in g : Copy typing f r o m
dr a fts ; o r routine typing o f f o r m s , in su ran ce p o l i c i e s , e tc .;
sim ple standard ta bula tions; o r copying m o r e c o m p le x tables
and sp aced p r o p e r l y .

F ILE CLE RK
F i l e s , c l a s s i f i e s , and r e t r i e v e s m a t e r ia l in an e stab lis h ed filing
system .
May p e r f o r m c l e r i c a l and manual tasks r eq u ired to maintain f ile s .
P o s itio n s are c l a s s i f i e d into le v e ls on the b a s i s o f the follow in g defin it ions.
C l a s s A . C l a s s i f i e s and in dex es file m a t e r ia l such as c o r r e s p o n d ­
e n c e , r e p o r t s , te c h n ic a l do c u m e n t s, e tc ., in an e stab lis h ed filing sy stem
containing a num ber o f v a r ied su b ject m atter f i l e s .
May a lso file this
m a t e r ia l .
May k eep r e c o r d s of v a r io u s types in conjunction with the file s .
May lead a sm a ll grou p o f low er le v e l file c l e r k s .
C la s s B.
S orts , c o d e s , and f ile s u n c la s s i f ie d m a t e r ia l by sim ple
(su bject m a tter) headin gs o r partly c l a s s i f i e d m a t e r ia l by fin er subheadings.
P r e p a r e s sim ple r elated in dex and c r o s s - r e f e r e n c e aids. A s requ ested ,
lo c a t e s c l e a r l y id entified m a t e r ia l in f ile s and f o r w a r d s m a te r ia l .
May
p e r f o r m related c l e r i c a l task s r e q u ir e d to maintain and s e r v i c e f ile s .
C l a s s C.
P e r f o r m s routine filing o f m a t e r ia l that has alrea d y been
c l a s s i f i e d o r which is e a s ily c l a s s i f i e d in a sim p le s e r ia l c l a s s if i c a t io n
sy stem ( e .g ., alphabetical, c h r o n o l o g i c a l , o r n u m e r ic a l ) . A s requ ested ,
lo c a t e s r e a d ily availa ble m a t e r ia l in f i l e s and f o r w a r d s m a te r ia l; and m a y
f ill out w ithdraw al c h a r g e .
May p e r f o r m sim ple c l e r i c a l and manual tasks
r e q u ir e d to maintain and s e r v i c e f ile s .
MESSENGER
P e r f o r m s v a r io u s routine du ties such as running e r r a n d s , operatin g
m i n o r o f f i c e m a c h in e s such as s e a l e r s o r m a i l e r s , opening and dis tr ibuting
m a il, and other m i n o r c l e r i c a l w o rk . Exclude p os ition s that r eq u ire operation
o f a m o t o r v e h ic le as a signific ant duty.




SW IT CH BOARD O P E R A T O R -R E C E P T IO N IS T
At a
an o p e r a t o r —
w ork in v o lv e s
b u s in e s s and
p riate p e r s o n
arran gin g an

s i n g le - p o s it io n telephone sw itch boa rd o r c o n s o l e , acts both as
see Sw itchboard O p era tor — and as a r e c e p t io n is t . R e c e p t i o n i s t 's
such duties as g re e t in g v i s i t o r s ; d eterm in in g nature o f v i s i t o r ' s
providin g ap p rop r ia te in form a tion ; r e f e r r i n g v is it o r to a p p r o ­
in the orga niz ation o r contacting that p e r s o n by telephone and
appointment; keepin g a log o f v i s i t o r s .

O RDER C L E R K
R e c e i v e s c u s t o m e r s ' o r d e r s fo r m a t e r ia l o r m e r c h a n d i s e by m a il,
phone, or p e r s o n a ll y .
Duties in volve any c om bina tion o f the f o l l o w i n g ;
Quoting p r i c e s to c u s t o m e r s ; making out an o r d e r sheet listing the it e m s to
m a k e up the o r d e r ; ch eck in g p r i c e s and quantities o f it e m s on o r d e r sheet;
and dis trib uting o r d e r sheets to r e s p e c t iv e d epa rtm en ts to be f ill e d .
May
ch eck with c r e d i t departm ent to d e t e rm in e c r e d i t rating o f c u s t o m e r , a c k n o w l­
edge r e c e ip 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 up o r d e r s to see that they
have been fille d , keep file o f o r d e r s r e c e i v e d , and ch eck shipping i n v o i c e s
with o r ig i n a l o r d e r s .
ACCOUNTIN G C L E R K
P e r f o r m s one o r m o r e accounting c l e r i c a l tasks such as posting to
r e g i s t e r s and l e d g e r s ; r e c o n c i lin g bank a c c ou n ts ; v e rify in g the in ternal c o n ­
sis te n c y , c o m p l e t e n e s s , and m a th e m a tic a l a c c u r a c y o f accountin g docu m en ts;
assign in g p r e s c r i b e d accountin g distribu tion c o d e s ; ex am inin g and v e rify in g
fo r c l e r i c a l a c c u r a c y v a r io u s types of r e p o r t s , lis ts , ca lc u la tio n s , posting,
e t c . ; o r pr ep a r in g sim p le o r a s sistin g in 'p r e p a r i n g m o r e c o m p li c a te d jou rna l
vouchers.
May w ork in eit her a manual o r automated accounting s y s t e m .
The w ork r e q u ir e s a knowledge o f c l e r i c a l m eth od s and o f f ic e p r a c ­
t i c e s and p r o c e d u r e s which r ela tes to the c l e r i c a l p r o c e s s i n g and recor d in g
of tr a n sa ct io n s and accountin g in form a tion .
With e x p e r i e n c e , the w o rk e r
ty p ic a lly b e c o m e s fa m ilia r with the book k eeping and accounting t e r m s and
p r o c e d u r e s used in the a s sig n ed w o r k , but is not r e q u ir e d to have a knowledge
o f the f o r m a l p r in c ip le s o f bookkeeping and accountin g.
P o s itio n s
defin itions.

are

c la s s if i e d

into

le v e ls

on the

ba sis o f the follow in g

C l a s s A.
Under g e n e r a l s u p e r v i s io n , p e r f o r m s accounting c l e r i c a l
op e r a t io n s which r e q u ir e the application o f e x p e r i e n c e and ju dgment, fo r
e x a m p l e , c l e r i c a l l y p r o c e s s i n g c o m p li c a t e d or n on repetitiv e accounting t r a n s ­
actions, se le ct in g among a substantial v ariety of p r e s c r i b e d accounting c o d e s
and c l a s s i f i c a t i o n s , o r tr acin g tr a n sa ction s through p r e v io u s accounting
actions to d e t e r m in e s o u r c e o f d i s c r e p a n c i e s .
May be a s siste d by one or
m o r e c la s s B accounting c l e r k s .

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KEYPUNCH OPERATOR

C la s s B . Under c l o s e s u p e r v i s io n , follow in g detailed in stru ction s
and standardiz ed p r o c e d u r e s , p e r f o r m s one o r m o r e routine accountin g c l e r ­
i c a l o p e r a t io n s , such as posting to l e d g e r s , c a r d s , o r w o r k s h e e t s w here
id en tifica tion o f it e m s and loc a tion s o f postin gs are c l e a r l y in dic ated; check in g
a c c u r a c y and c o m p le t e n e s s of st andardiz ed and repetitiv e r e c o r d s o r
accountin g d o c u m e n t s ; and c o d i n g docum ents using a few p r e s c r i b e d
accountin g c o d e s .

O p era tes a keypunch m a ch in e to r e c o r d o r v e r i f y alphabetic a n d / o r
n u m e r ic data on tabulating c a r d s o r on tape.

B O O K K EE PIN G -M A CH IN E O P E R A T O R
O p e ra te s a bookkeeping m a ch in e (with o r without a ty p e w rite r k e y ­
b oa rd ) to keep a r e c o r d o f b u sin e s s tr a n s a c t io n s .
C l a s s A . K eeps a set o f r e c o r d s req u irin g a knowledge of and
e x p e r i e n c e in b a s ic bookkeeping p r in c ip le s , and fa m ilia r i t y with the stru ctu re
o f the p a rt icu la r accountin g sy stem u sed.
D e te r m in e s p r o p e r r e c o r d s and
distribu tion o f debit and c r e d i t it e m s to be used in each phase of the w ork .
May p r e p a r e c o n s o lid a te d r e p o r t s , bala nce sh eets , and other r e c o r d s by hand.
C la s s B . K eeps a r e c o r d o f one o r m o r e phases o r se c tio n s o f a
set of r e c o r d s usually r eq u irin g little know ledge of b a s ic bookkeeping. P h as es
o r sec tion s in clude accou n ts payable, p a y r o ll, c u s t o m e r s ' accou n ts (not
including a sim p le type o f billin g d e s c r i b e d under m a ch in e b i l l e r ) , c o s t d i s ­
tr ibution, ex pense distribu tion, in ven tory c o n t r o l, etc .
May ch e c k o r a s s i s t
in p r eparation o f t r ia l b a la n c e s and p r e p a r e c o n t r o l sheets f o r the accounting
departm ent.
MACHINE B IL L E R
P r e p a r e s statem en ts, b i lls , and in v o i c e s on a m a ch in e oth er than an
or d in a r y o r e le c t r o m a t i c ty p e w r ite r .
May a lso keep r e c o r d s as to billin gs
o r shipping c h a r g e s o r p e r f o r m oth er c l e r i c a l w o rk in cidental to billin g
o p e r a t io n s .
F o r wage study p u r p o s e s , m a ch in e b i l l e r s are c l a s s i f i e d by type
of m a ch in e , as fo llo w s :
B illin g -m a c h in e b i l l e r . Uses a s p e c ia l billin g m achin e (com bina tion
typing and adding m ach in e) to p r e p a r e b ills and i n v o i c e s f r o m c u s t o m e r s '
p u rc h a s e o r d e r s , in ternally p r e p a r e d o r d e r s , shipping m e m o r a n d u m s , etc.
Usually i n v o l v e s application o f p r e d e te r m in e d d iscou n ts and shipping c h a r g e s
and en try o f n e c e s s a r y e x ten sion s, which m a y o r m a y not be com pu ted on
the billin g m a ch in e,
and totals which are au tom atica lly a ccum ula ted by
m a c h in e .
The op eration usually in volves a la rg e num ber o f c a r b o n c o p ie s
o f the b ill being p r e p a r e d and is often done on a fanfold m a ch in e .
B o o k k e e p in g -m a c h in e b i l l e r . Uses a bookkeeping m a ch in e (with o r
without a ty p e w r i t e r keyboard) to p r e p a r e c u s t o m e r s ' b i lls as part o f the
a c c ou n ts r e c e i v a b l e op eration .
G en er a lly in v olv es the simultaneous en try o f
f i g u r e s on c u s t o m e r s ' led g er r e c o r d . The m a ch in e au tom atica lly a c c u m u la tes
f i g u r e s on a n u m ber o f v e r t i c a l colu m n s and com p u tes and usually prin ts auto­
m a t ic a l ly the deb it o r c r e d i t b a la n c e s . D oes not in volve a knowledge o f b o o k ­
k eepin g.
W ork s f r o m u n ifo r m and standard types of sales and c r e d i t slip s.
P A Y R O L L CLERK
C om p u tes w ages o f com p a n y e m p lo y e e s and en ters the n e c e s s a r y
data on the p a y r o l l sh eets.
Duties in v o lv e : Calcula ting w o r k e r s ' earn ings
b a s e d on tim e o r production r e c o r d s ; and posting calculated data on p a y r o ll
sheet, show ing in form a tion such as w o r k e r 's n am e, w orkin g d a ys, tim e , rate,
dedu ction s f o r i n s u r a n c e , and total w ag es due.
May make out p a y c h e c k s and
a s s i s t p a y m a s t e r in making up and dis tr ibuting pay e n v e lo p e s .
May use a
c alculating m a ch in e .




P o s i tio n s
d efin ition s .

are

classified

into

le v e ls

on the

b a sis of the follow in g

C l a s s A . Work r e q u ir e s the ap plicatio n o f e x p e r i e n c e and judgmen t
in se le ct in g p r o c e d u r e s to be fo llo w e d and in sea rc h in g f o r , in terpretin g,
s e l e c t in g , o r c od in g item s to be keypunched f r o m a v a r ie t y of s o u r c e d o c u ­
m e n ts .
On o c c a s i o n m a y a lso p e r f o r m s om e routine keypunch w o rk .
May
train i n e x p e r ie n c e d keypunch o p e r a t o r s .
C l a s s B.
Work is routine and r ep etitiv e.
Under c l o s e su p er vision
o r f ollow in g s p e c i f i c p r o c e d u r e s o r i n s t r u c t io n s , w o r k s f r o m v a r io u s stan­
d a r d iz e d s o u r c e docu m en ts w hich have been c o d e d , and fo llo w s s p e cifie d
p r o c e d u r e s w hich have been p r e s c r i b e d in d etail and r e q u ire little o r no
s e le c t in g , c od in g , o r in terpretin g o f data to be r e c o r d e d . R e f e r s to s u p e r v i s o r
p r o b l e m s a r is in g f r o m e r r o n e o u s it e m s o r c o d e s o r m i s s i n g in form a tion .

T A B U L A T IN G -M A C H I N E O P E R A T O R
O p e ra te s one o r a v a r ie t y o f m a c h in e s such as the tabula tor, c a l c u ­
la to r , c o l l a t o r , i n t e r p r e t e r , s o r t e r , r e p r o d u c in g punch, e tc . E xcluded f r o m
th is defin ition ar e w ork in g s u p e r v i s o r s .
A l s o e x clu ded are o p e r a t o r s o f
e l e c t r o n i c dig ital c o m p u t e r s , ev en though they m a y a lso operate e l e c t r i c
accountin g m a ch in e equipment.
P o s i tio n s
defin ition s.

are

classified

into

le v e ls

on the

ba sis o f the follow in g

C l a s s A . P e r f o r m s c o m p le t e r ep ortin g and tabulating assign m en ts
including d e v isin g difficu lt c o n t r o l panel w iring under g en er a l su p e r v isio n .
A s s ig n m e n ts ty p ic a l ly in volve a v a r ie ty o f long and c o m p le x r e p o r t s which
often ar e i r r e g u l a r o r n o n r e c u r r in g , requ irin g som e planning o f the nature
and sequencin g o f o p e r a t io n s , and the use of a v a r iety o f m a c h in e s . Is
ty p ic a lly in volved in tr ainin g new o p e r a t o r s in m achine operations o r trainin g
lo w e r l e v e l o p e r a t o r s in w irin g f r o m d ia g r a m s and in the operatin g seq u en c es
o f long and c o m p l e x r e p o r t s .
D oes not include p os ition s in w hich w iring
r e s p o n s ib ili t y is lim ited to s e le c t io n and in se r tio n o f p r e w i r e d b o a r d s .
C l a s s B . P e r f o r m s w ork a c c o r d i n g to e stab lis h ed p r o c e d u r e s and
under s p e c if i c in s t r u c t io n s . A s s ig n m e n ts t y p ic a l ly in volve c o m p le t e but r o u ­
tine and r e c u r r i n g r e p o r t s o r pa rts o f l a r g e r and m o r e c o m p le x r e p o r t s .
O p era tes m o r e d ifficu lt tabulating o r e l e c t r i c a l accountin g m a ch in e s such as
the ta bula tor and c a lc u l a t o r , in addition to the s i m p le r m a ch in es used by
class C operators.
May be r e q u ir e d to do s o m e w iring f r o m d ia g r a m s .
C l a s s C . Under s p e c if i c in s t r u c t io n s , o p e r a t e s sim ple tabulating
o r e l e c t r i c a l accountin g m a c h in e s such as the s o r t e r , in t e r p r e t e r , rep rod u c in g
punch, c o l l a t o r , etc. A s s ig n m e n ts t y p ic a l ly in volve p or tion s o f a w ork unit,
f o r e x a m p le , indiv idual sortin g o r c o llatin g runs, o r repetitive op e r a t io n s .
May p e r f o r m sim p le w iring f r o m d ia g r a m s , and do som e filing w ork .

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C O M P U T E R S Y S T E M S A N A L Y S T , BUSINESS

CO M P U TE R SYSTEM S AN A L YST ,

A n a l y z e s b u s in e s s .prob lem s to for m u la te p r o c e d u r e s f o r solvin g
them by use o f e l e c t r o n i c data p r o c e s s i n g equipm ent.
D evelop s a c o m p le t e
d e s c r ip t i o n o f a ll s p e c if i c a t io n s n eeded to enable p r o g r a m m e r s to p r e p a r e
r e q u ir e d dig ital c o m p u te r p r o g r a m s .
Work in v o lv e s m o s t o f the f o llo w in g :
A n a l y z e s s u b j e c t - m a t t e r o p e r a t io n s to be automated and iden tifies conditio ns
and c r i t e r i a r e q u ir e d to a c h iev e s a tis f a c to r y r e s u lts ; s p e c if i e s n um ber and
ty pes o f r e c o r d s , f i l e s , and docum ents to be used; outlin es actions to be
p e r f o r m e d by p e r s o n n e l and c o m p u t e r s in sufficien t detail f o r presen ta tion
to m a n a gem en t and f o r p r o g r a m m in g (ty pically th is in v o lv e s p r ep a r a tion of
w o r k and data flow c h a r t s ) ; c o o r d i n a te s the dev e lo p m e n t o f test p r o b l e m s and
p a rt icip a te s in t r i a l runs o f new and r e v is e d s y s t e m s ; and r e c o m m e n d s equ ip­
m ent changes to obtain m o r e e f f e c t iv e o v e r a l l o p e r a t io n s .
(NOTE:
W orkers
p e r f o r m i n g both s y s t e m s an alysis and p r o g r a m m in g should be c l a s s i f i e d as
s y s t e m s analysts if this is the sk ill used to d e t e rm in e th eir pay.)

C l a s s C.
W orks under im m ed ia te s u p e r v is io n , c a r r y in g out an aly ­
s e s as a s s ig n e d , usually o f a single activity. A s s ig n m e n ts ar e d es ig n ed to
d e v e lo p and expand p r a c t i c a l e x p e r i e n c e in the application of p r o c e d u r e s and
sk ills r e q u ir e d f o r s y s t e m s a n alysis w o rk .
F o r e x a m p le , m ay a s s i s t a hig her
l e v e l s y s t e m s analyst by p r e p a r in g the detailed s p e c if ic a tio n s r e q u ir e d by
p r o g r a m m e r s f r o m in form a tion d ev elop ed by the higher le v e l analyst.

D oes not in clude e m p lo y e e s p r i m a r i l y r e s p o n s ib le f o r the m a n a g e ­
m en t o r su p e r v isio n o f oth er e l e c t r o n i c data p r o c e s s i n g e m p l o y e e s , o r s y s ­
t e m s analysts p r i m a r i l y c o n c e r n e d with s c ie n tific o r en gin eerin g p r o b l e m s .
F o r wage study p u r p o s e s , s y s t e m s analysts are c l a s s i f i e d as f o llo w s :
C l a s s A . W ork s in dependently o r under only g e n e r a l d ir e c t io n on
c o m p l e x p r o b le m s involvin g all ph ases o f sy st e m a n alys is.
P r o b l e m s are
c o m p le x b e c a u s e o f d i v e r s e s o u r c e s of input data and m u lt ip le - u s e r e q u i r e ­
m en ts o f output data.
( F o r e x a m p le , d e v e lo p s an in tegrated production s c h e d ­
uling, in ven tor y c o n t r o l, c o s t a n a ly s is, and s a le s an a ly s is r e c o r d in which
e v e r y item of each type is a u tom atica lly p r o c e s s e d through the full sy stem
o f r e c o r d s and a p p rop r ia te follow u p actions are initiated by the c o m p u te r .)
C o n f e r s with p e r s o n s c o n c e r n e d to d e t e rm in e the data p r o c e s s i n g p r o b le m s
and a d v is e s s u b j e c t - m a t t e r p e r s o n n e l on the im p lic a t io n s of new o r r e v is e d
s y s t e m s o f data p r o c e s s i n g o p e r a t io n s .
M akes r e c o m m e n d a t i o n s , if needed,
f o r a p prov al o f m a j o r s y s t e m s in stallations o r changes and f o r obtaining
equipment.

C O M P U T E R P R O G R A M M E R , BUSINESS
C o n v e r ts statem ents o f b u sin e s s p r o b l e m s , ty p ic a lly p r e p a r e d by a
s y s t e m s analyst, into a sequen ce of detailed in stru ction s which are r e q u ir e d
to solve the p r o b l e m s by autom atic data p r o c e s s i n g equipment.
Working f r o m
c h a r t s o r d ia g r a m s , the p r o g r a m m e r d e v e lo p s the p r e c i s e in stru ction s which,
when en tered into the c o m p u t e r sy stem in c o d e d language, c a u s e the m a n ip u ­
lation o f data to a c h iev e d e s i r e d r e s u lts . Work in v o lv e s m o s t o f the f o l l o w i n g :
A p p lie s knowledge o f c o m p u te r c a p a b ilitie s , m a th e m a tic s , log ic em p lo y e d by
c o m p u t e r s , and p a r t ic u la r su bject m a tt e r in volved to analyze ch a rts and
d ia g r a m s o f the p r o b le m to be p r o g r a m m e d ; d e v e lo p s sequen ce o f p r o g r a m
steps; w r it e s d etailed f lo w c h a rts to show o r d e r in w hich data w i l l be
p r o c e s s e d ; c o n v e r t s these cha rts to c o d e d in stru ction s fo r m a ch in e to fo llo w ;
te s t s and c o r r e c t s p r o g r a m s ; p r e p a r e s in st ru ct io n s f o r operatin g p e r s o n n e l
during p r od u c tion run; a n a ly z e s , r e v i e w s , and a lte r s p r o g r a m s to i n c r e a s e
op er a tin g e f f i c i e n c y o r adapt to new r e q u ir e m e n t s ; main tains r e c o r d s o f
p r o g r a m d ev elop m en t and r e v i s i o n s .
(NO TE:
W o r k e r s p e r f o r m in g both
s y s t e m s a n alysis and p r o g r a m m in g should be c l a s s i f i e d as s y s t e m s analysts
if this is the skill u sed to d e t e rm in e th eir pay.)
D oes not include e m p lo y e e s p r i m a r i l y r e s p o n s ib le f o r the m a n a g e ­
m en t o r su p e r v isio n o f oth er e l e c t r o n i c data p r o c e s s i n g e m p l o y e e s , o r p r o ­
g r a m m e r s p r i m a r i l y c o n c e r n e d with s c ie n tif ic a n d / o r en gin eerin g p r o b l e m s .
For

May p r o v id e function al d ir e c t io n
who are a s sig n ed to a s s i s t .

to

lo w e r

wage study p u r p o s e s ,

p r o g r a m m e r s are c l a s s i f i e d as f o llo w s :

le v e l sy s t e m s analysts

C l a s s B.
W ork s independently o r under only g e n e r a l d ir e c t io n on
p r o b le m s that are r e la t iv e l y u n c o m p lica te d to an alyze, plan, p r o g r a m , and
op e r a t e .
P r o b l e m s ar e o f lim ite d c o m p le x it y b e c a u s e s o u r c e s of input data
are h om og en eou s and the output data are c l o s e l y r ela ted .
( F o r ex a m p le,
d e v e lo p s s y s t e m s f o r main taining d e p o s it o r accou n ts in a bank, maintaining
a ccoun ts r e c e iv a b le in a r e ta il e sta b lis h m en t, o r maintaining in ventory
ac c ou n ts in a m anu factu ring o r w h o le sa le e s ta b lis h m en t.)
C o n fe rs with p e r ­
sons c o n c e r n e d to d e t e rm in e the data p r o c e s s i n g p r o b le m s and a d v is e s
s u b j e c t - m a t t e r p e r s o n n e l on the im p lic a t io n s o f the data p r o c e s s i n g s y s t e m s
to be applied.
OR
W ork s on a segm en t o f a c o m p le x data p r o c e s s i n g sc h e m e or sy st e m ,
as d e s c r i b e d f o r c l a s s A. W ork s independently on routine a ssign m en ts and
r e c e i v e s in stru ction and guid ance on c o m p l e x a s s ig n m e n ts .
Work is re v ie w e d
f o r a c c u r a c y o f judgm ent, c o m p li a n c e with in s t ru ct io n s , and to in su re p r o p e r
alignmen t with the o v e r a l l sy st e m .




BU SINESS— C o n tin u e d

C l a s s A . W o r k s independently o r under only g e n e r a l d ir e c tio n on
c o m p l e x p r o b l e m s which r e q u ir e c o m p e t e n c e in a ll phases o f p r o g r a m m in g
c o n c e p t s and p r a c t i c e s .
Workin g f r o m d ia g r a m s and c h a rt s which identify
the nature o f d e s i r e d r e s u lt s , m a j o r p r o c e s s i n g steps to be a c c o m p li s h e d ,
and the r ela tion s h ip s between v a r io u s steps o f the p r o b le m solvin g routine;
plans the full range of p r o g r a m m in g ac tion s n eeded to e ffic ie n tly utilize the
c o m p u te r sy stem in ach ievin g d e s ir e d end p r o d u c ts .
At this le v e l, p r o g r a m m in g is difficu lt b e c a u s e c om p u ter equipment
m u st be o r g a n iz e d to p r o d u c e s e v e r a l in t e r r e l a t e d but d iv e r s e products f r o m
n u m e ro u s and d iv e r s e data e le m e n t s . A wide v a r ie t y and ex ten siv e num ber
o f in ternal p r o c e s s i n g ac tion s m u st o c c u r .
This r e q u i r e s such actions as
dev e lo p m e n t o f c o m m o n op e r a t io n s w hich can be r e u s e d , estab lishm ent of
linkage points between o p e r a t io n s , adju stm ents to data when p r o g r a m r e q u i r e ­
m en ts e x c e e d c o m p u te r s tora g e c a p a c it y , and substantial manipulation and
r e s e q u e n c in g o f data e le m e n t s to f o r m a highly in teg ra ted p r o g r a m .
May p r o v id e fu nctional d ir e c t io n to lo w e r l e v e l p r o g r a m m e r s who are
a s sig n ed to a s s i s t .

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BU SINESS---- C o n t in u e d

C O M P U T E R O P E R A T O R — C o n t in u e d

C l a s s B . W ork s independently o r under only g e n e r a l d ir e c tio n on
r e la t iv e ly sim p le p r o g r a m s , o r on sim p le seg m en ts o f c o m p le x p r o g r a m s .
P r o g r a m s (o r seg m en ts ) usually p r o c e s s in fo rm a t io n to p r od u c e data in two
o r th r ee v a r i e d seq u e n c e s or f o r m a t s .
R e p o r ts and listing s ar e p r o d u c e d by
refining, adapting, a r r a y in g , o r making m i n o r additions to o r dele tio ns f r o m
input data w hich ar e r e a d ily a v ailab le.
While n u m erou s r e c o r d s m a y be
p r o c e s s e d , the data have been refined in p r i o r actions so that the a c c u r a c y
and seq uen cin g of data can be tested by using a few routine c h e c k s . T y p ic a lly ,
the p r o g r a m d ea ls with routine r e c o r d k e e p in g o p e r a t io n s .
OR
W ork s on c o m p l e x p r o g r a m s (as d e s c r i b e d f o r c la s s A) under c l o s e
d ir e c t io n o f a hig her l e v e l p r o g r a m m e r or s u p e r v i s o r .
May a s s i s t higher
l e v e l p r o g r a m m e r by independently p e r f o r m in g l e s s difficu lt tasks a s sig n ed ,
and p e r f o r m i n g m o r e difficu lt ta sks under fa i r ly c l o s e d ir e c tio n .
May guide o r in stru ct lo w e r le v e l p r o g r a m m e r s .
C l a s s C.
Makes p r a c t i c a l ap plications o f p r o g r a m m in g p r a c t i c e s
and c o n c e p t s usually lea rn ed in f o r m a l trainin g c o u r s e s . A s s ig n m e n ts are
d es ig n ed to d e v e lo p c o m p e te n c e in the application o f standard p r o c e d u r e s to
routine p r o b l e m s . R e c e i v e s c l o s e s u p e r v is io n on new a s p e c ts of a s sig n m en ts ;
and w o rk is r e v ie w e d to v e r if y it s a c c u r a c y and c o n f o r m a n c e with r e q u ir e d
procedures.
COMPUTER OPERATOR
M onitors and o p e r a t e s the c o n t r o l c o n s o le o f a dig it al c o m p u te r to
p r o c e s s data a c c o r d i n g to operating in s t r u c t io n s , usually p r e p a r e d by a p r o ­
gram m er.
W ork includes m o s t o f the f o llo w in g : Studies in stru ction s to
d e t e rm in e equipm ent setup and o p e r a t io n s ; loads equipment with r eq u ired
it e m s (tape r e e l s , c a r d s , etc .); sw itch es n e c e s s a r y au xiliary equipment into
c i r c u i t , and st arts and o p e r a t e s c o m p u te r ; m a k es adju stm ents to c o m p u te r to
c o r r e c t operating p r o b l e m s and m e e t s p e c ia l con dition s; r e v ie w s e r r o r s made
during op eration and d e t e r m in e s cau se o r r e f e r s p r o b le m to s u p e r v i s o r o r
p r o g r a m m e r ; and main tains operating r e c o r d s .
May test and a s s i s t in
correctin g program .
For

wage

study p u r p o s e s ,

c o m p u te r

operators

are

classified

as

follow s:
C l a s s A . O pera tes in dependently, o r under only g e n e r a l d ir e c tio n ,
a c o m p u te r running p r o g r a m s with m o s t o f the follow in g c h a r a c t e r i s t i c s :
New p r o g r a m s ar e frequently tested and in trodu ced; schedulin g r e q u ire m e n t s
ar e o f c r i t i c a l im p o rt a n ce to m i n im iz e dow ntim e; the p r o g r a m s ar e of
c o m p l e x d es ign so that iden tification of e r r o r so u r c e often r e q u ir e s a w orkin g
knowle dge o f the total p r o g r a m , and alternate p r o g r a m s m ay not be av ailable.
May give d ir e c t io n and guidance to lo w e r l e v e l o p e r a t o r s .
C l a s s B . O pera tes independently, o r under on ly g e n e r a l d ir e c tio n ,
a c o m p u te r running p r o g r a m s with m o s t o f the follow in g c h a r a c t e r i s t i c s :
M ost o f the p r o g r a m s are e stab lish ed production runs, ty p ic a lly run on a
r e g u la r ly r e c u r r i n g b a s i s ; there is little o r no testing o f new p r o g r a m s
r e q u ir e d ; alternate p r o g r a m s are p r ovid ed in c a s e o r ig in a l p r o g r a m needs




m a j o r change o r cannot be c o r r e c t e d within a r e a so n a b ly short tim e. In
c o m m o n e r r o r situ ations, dia g n o se s cau se and takes c o r r e c t i v e action.
This
usu ally in v o lv e s applying p r e v i o u s ly p r o g r a m m e d c o r r e c t i v e steps, o r using
standard c o r r e c t i o n tech niq ues.
OR
O p e ra te s under d i r e c t su p e r v isio n a c o m p u te r running p r o g r a m s o r
se g m e n ts o f p r o g r a m s with the c h a r a c t e r i s t i c s d e s c r i b e d f o r c la s s A.
May
a s s i s t a hig her l e v e l o p e r a t o r by in dependently p e r f o r m in g l e s s difficult tasks
a s s ig n e d , and p e r f o r m in g d ifficu lt task s follow in g detailed in stru ction s and
with frequent r e v ie w o f op e r a t io n s p e r f o r m e d .

ex p e ct e d
ability to
received
operator

C l a s s C . W orks on routine p r o g r a m s under c l o s e su pervision .
Is
to d e v e lo p w ork in g knowledge o f the c o m p u te r equipment used and
d etect p r o b l e m s in volved in running routine p r o g r a m s . Usually has
s o m e f o r m a l tr ainin g in c o m p u te r op e r a t io n . May a s sist higher le v e l
on c o m p l e x p r o g r a m s .

DRAFTER
C l a s s A . Pla ns the g ra ph ic presen ta tion o f c o m p le x it e m s having
d is tin c tiv e d es ign fe a tu r e s that d if f e r sign ifican tly f r o m estab lished drafting
precedents.
W ork s in c l o s e support with the d es ign o r ig i n a to r , and may
r e c o m m e n d m i n o r d es ign c h a n g es. A n a ly z e s the e f f e c t o f each change on the
details o f f o r m , function, and po s itio n a l r ela tion s h ip s o f com pon ents and p a rts.
W ork s with a m in im u m of s u p e r v i s o r y a s s i s t a n c e .
C om pleted w ork is
r e v ie w e d by design o r ig i n a to r f o r c o n s is t e n c y with p r i o r engin eerin g d e t e r ­
m in a tion s.
May either p r e p a r e draw in gs o r d ir e c t th eir p reparation by lo w e r
level drafters.
C l a s s B . P e r f o r m s nonroutine and c o m p le x drafting a ssign m en ts
that r e q u ir e the application of m o s t o f the st andardiz ed drawing techniq ues
r e g u la r ly u sed.
Duties t y p ic a l ly in volve such w o rk as:
P r e p a r e s w orkin g
draw in gs o f s u b a s s e m b lie s with i r r e g u l a r sh ap es, mult ip le fu nction s, and
p r e c i s e p o s itio n a l r ela tion s h ip s between c o m p on en ts; p r e p a r e s a r c h it e c t u r a l
draw in gs f o r c o n s tr u c tio n o f a building including detail draw in gs o f foun­
da tion s, w a ll s e c t i o n s , f l o o r pla ns, and r o o f .
Uses ac c ep ted f o r m u la s and
m anuals in m a k i n g n e c e s s a r y com pu tation s to d e t e rm in e quantities of
m a t e r ia l s to be u sed, load c a p a c it ie s , stren gth s, s t r e s s e s , e t c .
R eceives
in itia l in s t r u c t io n s , r e q u ir e m e n t s , and ad vice f r o m s u p e r v i s o r .
C om p leted
w o rk is ch eck ed f o r te c h n ic a l adequacy.

C l a s s C . P r e p a r e s detail draw in gs o f single units o r parts fo r
e n g in eer in g, c o n s tr u c tio n , m a nufacturin g, o r r e p a ir p u rp o s e s.
T y pes of
draw in gs p r e p a r e d in clude i s o m e t r i c p r o je c t i o n s (depicting three d im en s ion s
in a c c u r a t e s c a le ) and se c tio n a l v iew s to c l a r i f y positionin g o f com ponents
and c o n v e y needed in fo rm a t io n .
C on solid a tes details fr o m a num ber of
s o u r c e s and adjusts o r t r a n s p o s e s s c a le as r e q u ir e d .
Suggested methods of
ap p roa ch , applicab le p r e c e d e n t s , and ad vice on s o u r c e m a te r ia ls are given
with in itial a s s ig n m e n ts .
In stru ction s are l e s s c o m p le t e when a ssign m en ts
recur.
Work m a y be s p o t - c h e c k e d during p r o g r e s s .

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C o p ie s
cloth or pa per
in clude t r a c in g
la rg e s c a le not

W ork m a y be r e v ie w e d by s u p e r v i s o r (frequ ently an en g in e e r o r
d e s ig n e r ) f o r g e n e r a l c o m p li a n c e with a c c e p te d p r a c t i c e s .
May p r o v id e
t e c h n ic a l guid ance to lo w e r le v e l te c h n ic ia n s .

plans and draw in gs p r e p a r e d b y oth er s by pla cing t r a c in g
o v e r draw in gs and t r a c in g with pen o r p e n c i l.
(D oes not
lim ited to plans p r i m a r i l y co n s istin g o f straig ht lin es and a
re q u irin g c l o s e delineation.)
A N D /O R

P r e p a r e s sim p le o r repetitiv e draw in gs o f e a s ily v is u a liz e d it e m s .
W ork is c l o s e l y s u p e r v i s e d during p r o g r e s s .
E L E C T R O N IC S TECHNICIAN
W orks on v a r io u s types o f e le c t r o n i c equip m ent and r elated d e v ic e s
by p e r f o r m in g one o r a c o m bin a tion o f the follow in g : Installing, maintaining,
r e p a ir in g , ov erh au lin g, tr o u b le s h o o t in g , m o d ify in g , c o n s tr u c tin g , and testing.
Work r e q u ir e s p r a c t i c a l application o f te c h n ic a l knowledge o f e l e c t r o n i c s
p r i n c i p l e s , ability to d e t e rm in e m a lfu n c tion s, and sk ill to put equipment in
r e q u ir e d operating condition.
The equipment— c o n s ist in g of eit her many diffe r e n t kinds o f c i r c u it s
o r mult ip le repetit io n o f the sam e kind o f c ir c u it — i n c l u d e s , but is not lim ited
to, the f ollow in g :
(a) E l e c t r o n ic tran sm ittin g and r e c e iv in g equipment (e . g . ,
r a d a r, r a d io , te l e v is io n , telephon e, son ar, navig ational aids), (b) dig it al and
analog c o m p u t e r s , and (c) in d u str ia l and m e d ic a l m ea su rin g and controllin g
equipment.
This c l a s s i f i c a t i o n e x c lu d e s r e p a i r e r s o f such standard e le c t r o n i c
equipment as c o m m o n o f f i c e m a ch in e s and h ousehold radio and te le v is io n
sets; production a s s e m b l e r s and t e s t e r s ; w o r k e r s w hose p r i m a r y duty is
s e r v ic i n g e l e c t r o n i c test in s t ru m e n ts ; tec h n ic ia n s who have ad m in istra tiv e
o r s u p e r v i s o r y r e s p o n s ib ili t y ; and d r a f t e r s , d e s i g n e r s , and p r o f e s s i o n a l
en gin eers.
P o s itio n s
defin itions.

are

classified

into

l e v e ls

on the

C l a s s B . A p p lies c o m p r e h e n s i v e te c h n ic a l knowledge to solve c o m ­
p le x p r o b l e m s ( i . e . , th ose that t y p ic a lly can be so lv e d s o l e ly by p r o p e r l y
in te r p r e tin g m a n u f a c t u r e r s ' manuals o r s i m il a r docu m en ts) in w ork in g on
e l e c t r o n i c equip m ent.
Work in v o l v e s : A f a m ilia r i t y with the in t e r r e l a t i o n ­
ships o f c i r c u i t s ; and ju dgm ent in determ ining w ork seq uen ce and in se le ct in g
t o o l s and te stin g in s t ru m e n ts , usually l e s s c o m p l e x than th ose used by the
c l a s s A tech nicia n.
R e c e i v e s t e c h n ic a l g uid ance, as r e q u ir e d , f r o m s u p e r v i s o r o r hig her
l e v e l te c h n ic ia n , and w ork is r e v ie w e d f o r s p e c if i c c o m p li a n c e with a c c e p te d
p r a c t i c e s and w ork a s s ig n m e n ts .
May p r ovid e te c h n ic a l guidance to lo w e r
l e v e l te c h n ic ia n s .
C l a s s C . A p p lie s w ork in g te c h n ic a l knowledge to p e r f o r m sim p le o r
routine task s in w ork in g on e l e c t r o n i c eq uip m ent, fo llow in g detailed i n s t r u c ­
tions which c o v e r v irt u a lly all p r o c e d u r e s .
Work ty p ic a lly in volves such
ta sk s as: A s s is t in g hig her le v e l te c h n ic ia n s by p e r f o r m in g such a c t i v it ie s as
r e p la c in g c o m p o n e n t s , w irin g c i r c u i t s , and taking tes t r e a d in g s; r e p a ir in g
s im p le e l e c t r o n i c equip m ent; and using t o o l s and c o m m o n tes t in stru m en ts
( e . g . , m u l t i m e t e r s , audio signal g e n e r a t o r s , tube t e s t e r s , o s c i l l o s c o p e s ) .
Is not r e q u ir e d to be f a m ilia r with the in te r r e la tio n s h ip s o f c i r c u i t s .
This
k n ow led ge, h o w e v e r , m a y be ac q u ir e d through a s sig n m en ts d e s ig n e d to
i n c r e a s e c o m p e t e n c e (including c l a s s r o o m trainin g) so that w o r k e r can
advance to high er l e v e l tech nicia n.
R e c e i v e s te c h n ic a l guid ance, as r e q u ir e d , f r o m s u p e r v i s o r o r h igh er
l e v e l te c h n ic ia n .
W ork is t y p ic a l ly spot c h e c k e d , but is given detailed r e v i e w
when new o r advanced a s sig n m e n ts are in volved.
R E G IS T E R E D IN D USTRIAL NURSE

b a s is of the follow in g

A r e g i s t e r e d n u r se who g iv e s nursing s e r v i c e under g e n e r a l m e d i c a l
d ir e c t io n to i ll o r in ju red e m p l o y e e s o r other p e r s o n s who bec om e- i l l o r
s u ffe r an acciden t on the p r e m i s e s o f a f a c t o r y o r oth er estab lishm ent.
Duties in volve a c om b in a tion o f the f o l l o w i n g : Giving f i r s t aid to the i l l o r
in ju red ; attending to subsequen 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 ; keeping
r e c o r d s of patients tr e a t e d ; p r e p a r in g a c c id e n t r e p o r t s f o r co m p e n sa tio n o r
oth er p u r p o s e s ; a s s i s ti n g in p h y s ic a l e x am in a tion s and health evaluations of
applicants and e m p l o y e e s ; and planning and c a r r y i n g out p r o g r a m s in volvin g
health education, ac c id en t p r ev en tion , evalu ation o f plant en viron m en t, o r
oth er a c tiv it ie s affecting the health, w e l f a r e , and sa fety o f all pe r so n n e l.
Nursin g s u p e r v i s o r s o r head n u r s e s in es t a b lis h m e n t s em p loyin g m o r e than
one n urse are ex clu ded.

C l a s s A. A p p lie s advanced te c h n ic a l knowledge to solve unusually
c o m p l e x p r o b le m s ( i. e . , th ose that ty p ic a lly cannot be solved s o l e ly by r e f e r ­
en ce to m a n u f a c t u r e r s ' m anuals o r s i m il a r doc u m en ts) in w ork in g on e l e c ­
t r o n ic equipment.
E x a m p le s of such p r o b l e m s in clude loc a tion and den sity of
c i r c u i t r y , e le c t r o m a g n e t ic radia tio n, is olatin g m a lfu n c tio n s, and frequent
engin eerin g cha ng es.
Work i n v o l v e s : A detailed understanding o f the in t e r ­
rela t io n s h ip s o f c i r c u i t s ; e x e r c i s i n g independent ju dgment in p e r f o r m in g such
ta sk s as making c i r c u i t a n a ly s e s , calculating wave f o r m s , tr a c in g r e la t io n ­
ships in signal flow ; and r e g u la r ly using c o m p l e x test in stru m en ts (e . g . , dual
t r a c e o s c i l l o s c o p e s , Q - m e t e r s , devia tio n m e t e r s , pulse g e n e r a t o r s ) .

MAINTENANCE, TOOLROOM, AND POWERPLANT
M AIN TENANCE C A R P E N T E R

M AIN TENANCE C A R P E N T E R ----Continued

P e r f o r m s the c a r p e n t r y duties n e c e s s a r y to c o n s tr u c t and maintain
in good r e p a ir building w ood w or k and equipment such as bins, c r i b s , c o u n te r s ,
b e n c h e s , pa rtition s, d o o r s , f l o o r s , s t a ir s , c a s i n g s , and t r im m ade o f wood
in an estab lishm ent.
Work in v olv es m o s t o f the fo llo w in g : Planning and
laying out o f w ork f r o m blueprin ts, d raw in gs, m o d e l s , o r v e r b a l in stru ction s;

using a v a r ie ty o f c a r p e n t e r ' s h andtools , p orta ble p o w e r t o o l s , and standard
m e a s u r i n g in stru m en ts ; makin g standard shop com pu tation s rela tin g to d im e n ­
sions o f w ork ; and se le ct in g m a t e r ia l s n e c e s s a r y f o r the w o r k . In g e n e r a l,
the w ork o f the main ten an ce c a r p e n t e r r e q u ir e s rounded trainin g and e x p e r i ­
en ce usually ac q u ir e d through a f o r m a l a p p re n tice s h ip o r equiv alent trainin g
and e x p e r i e n c e .




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M A IN T E N A N C E M E C H A N IC (M o t o r v e h ic le )

P e r f o r m s a v a r ie t y of e l e c t r i c a l trad e functions such as the in s t a l­
lation, m a in ten a n ce, o r r e p a ir o f equipment f o r the generation, dis trib ution,
o r utilization o f e l e c t r i c e n e r g y in an e stab lis h m en t.
Work in v olv es m o s t
o f the f o l l o w i n g : Installing o r rep a ir in g any of a v a r ie ty o f e l e c t r i c a l eq u ip ­
ment such as g e n e r a t o r s , t r a n s f o r m e r s , sw it ch b o a rd s , c o n t r o l l e r s , c ir c u it
b r e a k e r s , m o t o r s , heating units, conduit s y s t e m s , o r other t r a n s m is s io n
equipment; w ork in g f r o m blu eprin ts , d raw in gs, la youts, or other s p e c i f i ­
c a tio n s ; locatin g and diagn osing tr ou b le in the e l e c t r i c a l s y s t e m o r eq u ip ­
ment; w ork in g standard com pu tation s relatin g to load r e q u ir e m e n t s o f w iring
o r e l e c t r i c a l equipm ent; and using a v a r iety of e l e c t r i c i a n 's handtools and
m e a s u r in g and te stin g in stru m en ts .
In g e n e r a l, the w ork of the m ain tenance
e l e c t r i c i a n r e q u i r e s rounded trainin g and e x p e r i e n c e usually ac q u ir e d through
a f o r m a l a p p re n tice s h ip o r equivalent tr ainin g and e x p e r i e n c e .

R e p a ir s a u to m o b ile s , b u s e s , m o t o r t r u c k s , and t r a c t o r s o f an e s t a b ­
lis h m en t. W ork in v o lv e s m o s t o f the f o l l o w i n g : Ex amin ing autom otiv e equ ip­
m en t to d ia gn ose s o u r c e o f tr o u b le ; d is a s s e m b lin g equipment and p e r f o r m in g
r e p a i r s that in volve the use of such handtools as w r e n c h e s , gauges, d r i l l s ,
o r s p e c ia liz e d equipment in d is a s s e m b lin g o r fitting pa rts; r ep lac in g broken
o r d e fe c tiv e parts f r o m stock ; grindin g and adjusting v alv ps; r e a s s e m b lin g and
in stalling the v a r io u s a s s e m b l i e s in the v e h ic le and making n e c e s s a r y ad ju st­
m e n ts ; and aligning w h e e ls , adjusting b r a k e s and lights, o r tightening body
b o lts.
In g e n e r a l, the w ork o f the m o t o r v e h ic le m ain tenance m e c h a n ic
r e q u i r e s rounded trainin g and e x p e r i e n c e usually ac q u ir e d through a f o r m a l
ap p re n tice s h ip o r equiv alent trainin g and e x p e r i e n c e .
T h is c la s s i f i c a t i o n d o e s not in clude m e c h a n ic s who rep a ir c u s t o m e r s '
v e h i c l e s in au tom obile r e p a ir shops.

M AINTE NANC E P A IN TER

M AINTE NANC E P IP E F IT T E R

Paints and r e d e c o r a t e s w a lls, w o od w or k , and fixtu res of an e s t a b ­
lishm ent.
W ork in v o lv e s the f o l l o w i n g : K now ledge of su r fa c e p e c u l ia r iti e s
and types o f paint r e q u ire d f o r differen t a p p lication s ; p reparin g s u r fa c e for
painting by r e m o v in g old finish o r by pla cing putty o r f ill e r in nail holes and
in t e r s t i c e s ; and applying paint with sp ra y gun o r brush.
May m i x c o l o r s ,
o i l s , white lead, and other paint in gr ed ien ts to obtain p r o p e r c o l o r or
c o n s is t e n c y . In g e n e r a l, the w ork o f the m ain tenance painter r e q u ir e s rounded
tr ainin g and e x p e r i e n c e usually a c q u ir ed through a f o r m a l a p p ren tices h ip o r
equivalent trainin g and e x p e r i e n c e .

In stalls o r r e p a i r s w a te r , s tea m , g a s , o r oth er types o f pipe and
pip efittings in an esta b lis h m en t. Work i n v o l v e s m o s t o f the f o llo w in g : Laying
out w o rk and m e a s u r in g to locate p os ition o f pipe f r o m draw in gs o r other
w ritten s p e c if i c a t io n s ; cutting v a r io u s s i z e s o f pipe to c o r r e c t lengths with
c h i s e l and h a m m e r o r o x y a ce t y le n e t o r c h o r p ip e-cu ttin g m a ch in e s ; threadin g
pipe with stock s and d ies ; bending pipe by h a n d -d riv en o r p o w e r - d r i v e n
m a c h in e s ; a s s e m b li n g pipe with c oupling s and fastenin g pipe to h an gers;
makin g standard shop com pu tation s rela tin g to p r e s s u r e s , flow , and size o f
pipe r e q u ire d ; and makin g standard te s ts to d e t e r m in e whether fin ish ed pip es
m e e t s p e c if i c a t io n s .
In g e n e r a l, the w ork o f the m ain tenance p ip efitter
r e q u i r e s rounded tr ainin g and e x p e r i e n c e usually a c q u ir e d through a f o r m a l
ap p re n tice s h ip o r equiv alent tr ainin g and e x p e r i e n c e .
W o r k e r s p r im a r i ly
engaged in installin g and r e p a ir in g building sanitation o r heating s y s t e m s
ar e e x c lu d e d .

M AIN TENANCE MACHINIST
P r o d u c e s r e p la c e m e n t parts and new parts in making r e p a ir s of
m e t a l parts o f m e c h a n ic a l equipm ent operated in an estab lish m en t.
Work
in v olv es m o s t o f the f o llo w in g : Interpretin g w ritten in stru ction s and s p e c i ­
f ic a t io n s ; planning and laying out o f w ork ; using a v a r iety o f m a c h in is t 's
handtools and p r e c i s i o n m e a s u r in g in stru m en ts ; setting up and operating
standard m a ch in e t o o l s ; shaping of m e t a l parts to c l o s e t o l e r a n c e s ; making
standard shop com pu tation s relatin g to d im e n s io n s o f w ork , tooling , f e e d s ,
and sp eed s o f mach in in g; knowledge of the w ork in g p r o p e r t ie s o f the c o m m o n
m e t a ls ; se le ct in g standard m a t e r ia l s , p a r t s , and equipment r e q u ir e d f o r this
w ork ; and fitting and a s s e m b lin g parts into m e c h a n ic a l equipment. In g e n e r a l,
the m a c h i n i s t 's w ork n o r m a lly r e q u ir e s a rounded training in m a c h in e - s h o p
p r a c t i c e u su ally ac qu ir ed through a f o r m a l ap p ren tices h ip o r equivalent
tr ainin g and e x p e r i e n c e .

M AINTE NANC E S H E E T - M E T A L WORKER
F a b r i c a t e s , in s t a lls , and m ain tains in good r e p a ir the s h e e t - m e t a l
equipm ent and f ix tu re s (such as m a ch in e g ua rds, g r e a s e pans, sh e lv e s,
l o c k e r s , tanks, v e n t ila t o r s , c hu tes, d u cts, m e t a l r oofing ) o f an estab lish m en t.
Work i n v o l v e s m o s t o f the f o llo w in g : Planning and laying out all types o f
s h e e t - m e t a l m a in ten an ce w ork f r o m b lu ep r in ts , m o d e l s , o r oth er s p e c i f i ­
c a tio n s ; setting up and operatin g a ll availa ble types o f s h e e t - m e t a l w orkin g
m a c h in e s ; using a v a r ie t y o f handtools in cutting, bending, f o r m in g , shaping,
fitting, and a s s e m b li n g ; and in stallin g s h e e t - m e t a l a r t i c l e s as r e q u ir e d . In
g e n e r a l, the w o rk of the m ain tenance s h e e t - m e t a l w o r k e r r e q u ir e s rounded
trainin g and e x p e r i e n c e usually a c q u ir ed through a f o r m a l a p p ren tices h ip o r
equivalent trainin g and e x p e r i e n c e .

M AINTE NANC E MECHANIC (M achin ery)
R e p a ir s m a c h in e r y o r m e c h a n ic a l equipment of an estab lishm ent.
W ork in v o l v e s m o s t o f the f o llo w in g : Exam ining m a ch in es and m e c h a n ic a l
equipm ent to d ia gn ose s o u r c e o f trou ble; dis mantling o r partly dis m antling
m a c h in e s and p e r f o r m i n g r e p a i r s that m a in ly in volve the use o f handtools in
sc r a p in g and fitting p a r t s ; r e placin g broken o r d efec tiv e p a rts with item s
obtain ed f r o m stock ; o r d e r i n g the p roduction o f a r e p la c e m e n t part by a
m a ch in e shop o r sending the m a ch in e to a m a ch in e shop f o r m a j o r r e p a i r s ;
p r e p a r in g w ritten s p e c if ic a tio n s f o r m a j o r r e p a i r s o r for the p rodu ction of
pa rts o r d e r e d f r o m m a ch in e shops; r e a s s e m b lin g m a c h in e s ; and making all
n e c e s s a r y adju stm ents f o r op eration . In g en er a l, the w ork of a m a c h in e r y
m a in ten an ce m e c h a n ic r e q u ir e s rounded training and e x p e r i e n c e usually
a c q u ir e d through a f o r m a l ap p ren tices h ip o r equivalent training and e x p e r i ­
ence.
E x cluded f r o m this c l a s s if i c a t io n are w o r k e r s w hose p r im a r y duties
in volve setting up o r adjusting m a ch in e s .




MILLW RIG H T
In stalls new m a c h in e s o r heavy equipment, and d is m a n t le s and
in sta lls m a c h in e s o r heavy equipm ent when cha nges in the plant layout are
r e q u ir e d .
Work in v o lv e s m o s t of the f o l l o w i n g ; Planning and laying out
w o rk ; in ter p r etin g blueprin ts o r other s p e c if i c a t io n s ; using a v a r iety o f handt o o l s and r igg in g; making standard shop c om pu ta tion s relating to s t r e s s e s ,
strength o f m a t e r i a l s , and c e n t e r s o f g ra vity; aligning and balancing equ ip ­
m en t; selectin g standard t o o l s , eq uip m ent, and p a rts to be used; and in stalling
and maintaining in good o r d e r p ow er t r a n s m i s s i o n equipment such as d r iv e s
and speed r e d u c e r s .
In g e n e r a l, the m i l l w r i g h t 's w ork n o rm a lly r e q u ir e s a
rounded trainin g and e x p e r i e n c e in the trade a c q u ir e d through a f o r m a l
ap p re n tice s h ip o r equiv alent trainin g and e x p e r i e n c e .

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T O O L A N D DIE M A K E R

A s s i s t s one o r m o r e w o r k e r s in the skilled m a in tenance t r a d e s , byp e r f o r m i n g s p e c i f i c o r g e n e r a l du ties o f lesser-^ sk ill, such as keeping a
w o r k e r supplied with m a t e r i a l s and t o o l s ; cleanin g w orkin g a r e a , m a ch in e,
and equipm ent; a s sistin g jo u r n e y m a n by holding m a t e r ia l s o r t o o l s ; and p e r ­
f o r m in g oth er u nskilled task s as d ir e c t e d by jo u r n e y m a n .
The kind o f w ork
the h elp er is p e r m it te d to p e r f o r m v a r i e s f r o m trade to tr a d e : In s om e
tr a d e s the h e lp e r i s confin ed to supplying, lifting, and holding m a t e r ia l s and
t o o l s , and clean in g w ork in g a r e a s ; and in oth e r s he is p erm itted to p e r f o r m
s p e c i a l i z e d m a ch in e o p e r a t io n s , o r parts o f a tr ade that are a lso p e r f o r m e d
by w o r k e r s on a f u l l - t i m e b a sis.

C on s t r u c ts and r e p a ir s j i g s , f ix tu r e s , cutting t o o l s , gauges, or m e t a l
d ie s o r m o l d s used in shaping o r fo r m in g m e t a l o r n onm etallic m a t e r ia l (e . g . ,
p la s t ic , p la s t e r , r u b b er , g la s s ) . W ork ty p ic a lly i n v o l v e s : Planning and laying
out w o rk a c c o r d i n g to m o d e l s , b lu ep r in ts , d r a w in gs , o r oth er written o r o r a l
s p e c if i c a t io n s ; understandin g the w orkin g p r o p e r t i e s o f c o m m o n m e t a ls and
a l lo y s ; selectin g a p propria te m a t e r ia l s , t o o l s , and p r o c e s s e s r e q u ir e d to
c o m p le t e ta sk s ; makin g n e c e s s a r y shop com p u ta tion s; setting up and operating
v a r io u s m a ch in e t o o l s and related equipm ent; using v a r io u s to o l and die
m a k e r ' s handtools and p r e c i s i o n m e a s u r i n g in stru m en ts ; workin g to v e r y
c l o s e t o l e r a n c e s ; h e a t-t re a tin g m e t a l parts and fin ished to o ls and d ie s to
a c h iev e r e q u ir e d q u alities; fitting and a s s e m b lin g pa rts to p r e s c r i b e d t o l e r ­
a n c es and a l lo w a n c e s .
In g e n e r a l, the to o l and die m a k e r ' s work r e q u ir e s
rounded trainin g in m a c h i n e - s h o p and t o o l r o o m p r a c t i c e usually a c q u ir e d
through f o r m a l a p p re n tice s h ip o r equiv alent trainin g and e x p e r i e n c e .

M A C H IN E -T O O L O P E R A T O R ( T o o l r o o m )
S p e c ia liz e s in operating one o r m o r e than one type o f m a ch in e t o o l
( e . g . , jig b o r e r , grin din g m a c h in e , engine lathe, m illin g m a ch in e) to m a ch in e
m e t a l fo r use in m akin g or maintaining j i g s , fix t u r e s , cutting t o o l s , gau ges,
o r m e t a l d ie s o r m o l d s used in shaping o r fo r m in g m eta l o r nonm etallic
m a t e r i a l ( e . g . , p la s t ic , p la s t e r , r u b b er , g la s s ) .
Work ty p ic a lly in v o l v e s :
Planning and p e r f o r m in g difficu lt machin in g o p e r a t io n s which r eq u ire c o m ­
plica ted setups o r a high d e g r e e of a c c u r a c y ; setting up m a ch in e t o o l or
t o o l s (e . g . , in stall cutting t o o l s and adjust guid es, stops, w orkin g ta b les ,
and other c o n t r o l s to handle the size of stock to be m a ch in ed; d eterm in e
p r o p e r f e e d s , s p e e d s , toolin g , and op eration seq uen ce o r s e l e c t those p r e ­
s c r i b e d in d r a w in g s , blueprin ts, o r layouts ); using a v a r iety o f p r e c i s i o n
m e a s u r i n g in stru m en ts ; making n e c e s s a r y adju stm ents during machin in g
op er a tion to a c h iev e r eq u isite d im e n s io n s to v e r y c l o s e t o l e r a n c e s .
May be
r e q u ir e d to s e l e c t p r o p e r co o la n ts and cutting and lu bric ating o i l s , to
r e c o g n i z e when t o o l s need d r e s s i n g , and to d r e s s t o o l s .
In g e n e r a l, the w ork
o f a m a c h i n e - t o o l o p e r a t o r (t o o l r o o m ) at the s k ill lev el c a lle d f o r in this
c l a s s i f i c a t i o n r e q u i r e s ex ten siv e know ledge o f m a c h in e - s h o p and t o o l r o o m
p r a c t i c e usually a c q u ir e d through c o n s id e r a b l e o n - t h e - j o b trainin g a n d
experience.

in clude
shops.

F o r c r o s s - i n d u s t r y wage study p u r p o s e s , this c la s s if i c a t io n d o e s not
in clude t o o l and die m a k e r s who (1) are e m p lo y e d in t o o l and die jo b bin g
shops o r (2) p r o d u c e for g in g d ie s (die s in k e r s).
ST A T IO N A R Y ENGINEER
O p e ra te s and main tains and m a y a lso su p e r v i s e the op e r a t io n o f
stationa ry engin es and equipm ent ( m e c h a n ic a l o r e l e c t r i c a l ) to supply the
e s ta b lis h m en t in which em p lo y e d with p o w e r , heat, r e f r i g e r a t i o n , o r a i r conditio nin g.
Work in v o l v e s :
Operating and maintaining equipment such as
steam e n g in es, air c o m p r e s s o r s , g e n e r a t o r s , m o t o r s , tu r b in es, ventilating
and r e f r ig e r a t i n g equip m ent, steam b o i l e r s and b o i l e r - f e d w ater pum ps;
makin g equipm ent r e p a i r s ; and keeping a r e c o r d o f o p er a tion of m a c h in e r y ,
t e m p e r a t u r e , and fuel c onsum ption .
May a lso su p e r v i s e these o p e r a t io n s .
Head o r c h ie f e n g in e e r s in e sta b lis h m en ts em p loyin g m o r e than one en gin eer
are exclu ded.
BOIL ER TENDER
F i r e s stationa ry b o i l e r s to fu rn ish the estab lis h m en t in which
e m p lo y e d with heat, p o w e r , o r steam .
F e e d s fu els to fir e by hand or
o p e r a t e s a m e c h a n ic a l s t o k e r, g as, o r o i l b u r n er ; and c h ec k s w a ter and
sa fety v a lv e s .
May c le a n , o i l , o r a s s i s t in r e p a ir in g b o i l e r r o o m equipment.

F o r c r o s s - i n d u s t r y wage study p u r p o s e s , this c la s s i f i c a t i o n d oes not
m a c h i n e - t o o l o p e r a t o r s ( t o o l r o o m ) e m p lo y e d in tool and die jobbin g

MATERIAL MOVEMENT AND CUSTODIAL
TR U C K D R IV E R — Continued

TRU CK D R IVER

T ruckdriver-,
T ruckdriver,
Truckdriver,
T ruckdriver,

D r iv e s a tru ck within a city or in du stria l a r e a to tr a n sp ort m a t e ­
r i a l s , m e r c h a n d i s e , equip m ent, o r w o r k e r s between v a r io u s types of e s t a b ­
lis h m en ts such as:
Manufacturin g plants, freigh t d epots, w a r e h o u s e s , w h o l e ­
sale and retail est a b lis h m e n t s , or between r e t a i l estab lishm ents and
c u s t o m e r s ' h ou s es o r p la c e s of b u s in e s s . May a l s o lo ad o r unload tr uck with
o r without h e l p e r s , m ake m i n o r m e c h a n ic a l r e p a i r s , and keep tru ck in good
w o r k i n g order.
S a le s - r o u t e and o v e r - t h e - r o a d d r i v e r s are e x c lu d e d .

SHIPPING AND RECEIV ING C L E R K
P r e p a r e s m e r c h a n d i s e f o r shipm ent, o r r e c e i v e s and is r e s p o n s ib le
f o r in co m in g shipm ents o f m e r c h a n d i s e o r oth er m a t e r i a l s .
Shipping w ork
i n v o l v e s : A knowledge o f shipping p r o c e d u r e s , p r a c t i c e s , rou tes, availa ble
m e a n s o f tr a n sp orta tion , and r a tes ; and p r e p a r in g r e c o r d s of the goods

F o r w age study p u r p o s e s , t r u c k d r iv e r s are c la s s if i e d by size and
type o f eq uip m ent, as f o l l o w s :
( T r a c t o r - t r a i l e r should be rated on the basis
o f t r a i l e r c a p a cit y .)




light tr u ck (under 1 V2 tons)
m e d iu m tru ck (1 V2 to and in cluding 4 tons)
heavy tru ck ( t r a i le r ) ( o v e r 4 tons)
heavy tru ck (other than t r a i l e r ) ( o v e r 4 tons)

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S H IP P IN G A N D R E C E IV IN G C L E R K — C o n tin u e d

S H IP P IN G P A C K E R — C o n tin u e d

shipped, makin g up b ills o f la ding, postin g weight and shipping c h a r g e s , and
keeping a f ile of shipping r e c o r d s .
May d ir e c t o r a s s i s t in p r e p a r in g the
m e r c h a n d i s e f o r shipm ent.
R e c e iv in g w ork i n v o l v e s : V e rify in g o r d ir e c tin g
others, in v e r if y in g the c o r r e c t n e s s o f shipm ents against b i lls o f lading,
i n v o i c e s , o r o th er r e c o r d s ; checkin g f o r sh or ta g es and r e je c tin g dam aged
g ood s; routing m e r c h a n d i s e o r m a t e r ia l s to p r o p e r d e p a rtm e n ts; and m a in ­
taining n e c e s s a r y r e c o r d s and f ile s .

shipping c o n t a in e r s and m a y in volve one o r m o r e o f the f o llo w in g : Knowledge
o f v a r io u s it e m s o f stock in o r d e r to v e r i f y content; s e le c t io n of ap propria te
type and size o f co n t a in e r; in ser tin g e n c l o s u r e s in con tain er; using e x c e l s i o r
o r oth er m a t e r i a l to p reven t break a ge o r dam age; c lo s in g and sealing c o n ­
ta in er; and applying la b els o r en tering identifying data on c on ta in er.
Packers
who a lso m a k e w ooden b o x e s o r c r a t e s a r e ex clu ded.
M A T E R I A L HANDLING LA B O R E R

F o r w age study p u r p o s e s , w o r k e r s ar e c l a s s i f i e d as f o llo w s :
A w o r k e r e m p lo y e d in a w a r e h o u s e , manufacturin g plant, s t o r e , or
oth er e s ta b lis h m en t w hose duties in volve one o r m o r e o f the f o llo w in g ;
Loading and unloading v a r io u s m a t e r i a l s and m e r c h a n d i s e on o r f r o m freig ht
c a r s , t r u c k s , o r oth er tr a n sp ortin g d e v i c e s ; unpacking, shelv in g, o r pla cing
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 tora g e lo c a tio n ; and tran sp orting
m a t e r i a l s o r m e r c h a n d i s e by handtruck, c a r , o r w h e e lb a r r o w .
L on gs h or e
w o r k e r s , who load and unload sh ips, ar e ex clu d ed .

Shipping c l e r k
R e c e iv in g c l e r k
Shipping and r e c e i v i n g c l e r k
WAREHOUSE MAN
A s d i r e c t e d , p e r f o r m s a v a r ie ty o f w arehou sing duties w hich r e q u ire
an understandin g o f the e s t a b lis h m e n t 's stora ge pla n . Work in v o lv e s m o s t
of the f o l l o w i n g : V e r ify in g m a t e r i a l s (or m e r c h a n d i s e ) against r e c e iv in g
d o c u m e n t s , noting and r e p o r t in g d i s c r e p a n c i e s and ob v iou s d a m a g e s ; routing
m a t e r i a l s to p r e s c r i b e d st o r a g e lo c a t io n s ; storing, stackin g, o r palletizin g
m a t e r i a l s in a c c o r d a n c e with p r e s c r i b e d stora ge m e th od s; r e a r ra n g in g and
t a k i n g in v e n to r y o f s t o re d m a t e r i a l s ; examinin g st o re d m a t e r i a l s and
r e p o r t in g d e t e r io r a t io n and d a m a g e; r e m o v in g m a t e r i a l f r o m st o ra g e and
p r e p a r in g it f o r shipm ent.
May op e r a t e hand o r p ow er tr u ck s in p e r f o r m in g
w a r e h o u sin g duties.
E x clude w o r k e r s w hose p r i m a r y duties in volve shipping and r e c e i v ­
ing w o rk (see Shipping and R e c e iv in g C lerk and Shipping P a c k e r ) , o r d e r fillin g
(see O r d e r F i l l e r ) , o r operating p o w e r tru ck s (see P o w e r - T r u c k O p e ra to r ).
O RD ER F I L L E R
F i l l s shipping o r t r a n s f e r o r d e r s f o r fin ish ed goods f r o m stored
m e r c h a n d i s e in a c c o r d a n c e with sp e c if i c a tio n s on s a le s slip s, c u s t o m e r s '
o r d e r s , o r oth er in s t ru ct io n s .
May, in addition to fillin g o r d e r s and in d i­
cating it e m s fill e d o r om itted, keep r e c o r d s o f outg oing o r d e r s , r equ isition
additional stock o r r e p o r t short su pplies to s u p e r v i s o r , and p e r f o r m other
r ela ted du ties.
SHIPPING P A C K E R
P r e p a r e s fin ish ed p r o d u c ts f o r shipment o r stora ge by pla cing them
in shipping c o n t a in e r s , the s p e c if i c op e r a t io n s p e r f o r m e d being dependent
upon the ty pe, s i z e , and n u m ber o f units to be pack ed, the type o f contain er
e m p lo y e d ,, and m eth od o f shipm ent.
Work r e q u ir e s the pla cing o f it e m s in




P O W E R -T R U C K O P E R A T O R
O p e ra te s a m anually c o n t r o ll e d g a s o l in e - o r e l e c t r i c - p o w e r e d tr uck
o r t r a c t o r to t r a n s p o r t g ood s and m a t e r i a l s o f all kinds about a w a r e h o u s e ,
m anu factu ring plant, o r oth er e sta b lis h m en t.
tr u ck ,

F o r w age study p u r p o s e s , w o r k e r s ar e c l a s s i f i e d by type o f p o w e r as f o llo w s :
F o r k lif t o p e r a t o r
P o w e r - t r u c k o p e r a t o r (other than fork lift)

GUARD AND W ATCH M AN
G u a rd . P e r f o r m s routine p o li c e du ties, either at fix ed post o r on
to u r , maintaining o r d e r , using a r m s o r f o r c e w h er e n e c e s s a r y .
In cludes
guards who a r e stationed at gate and c h e c k on identity o f e m p lo y e e s and
oth er p e r s o n s e n t e r in g .
W a tchm an . M akes rounds o f p r e m i s e s
p r o p e r t y against f i r e , theft, and i ll e g a l entry.

periodically

in p rotectin g

JANITOR, P O R T E R , OR C L E A N E R
C lean s and k eeps in an o r d e r l y condition fa c t o r y w orkin g a r e a s and
w a s h r o o m s , o r p r e m i s e s o f an o f f i c e , apartm ent h ouse, o r c o m m e r c i a l
o r oth er e sta b lis h m e n t.
Duties involve a com bination o f the f o l l o w i n g :
Sweeping, m op pin g o r scru b bin g, and polish in g f l o o r s ; r e m o v in g c h ip s, tr a s h ,
and oth er r e f u s e ; dusting equipm ent, fu rn itu r e, o r fix tu r e s ; polishin g m e ta l
f ix tu r e s o r t r i m m i n g s ; p r ovidin g su pplie s and m i n o r m ain tenance s e r v i c e s ;
and clean in g la v a t o r ie s , s h o w e r s , and r e s t r o o m s .
W o r k e r s who s p e c ia liz e
in win dow washin g are e x c lu d e d .

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A n an n u al r e p o r t on s a la r ie s f o r a c c o u n ta n ts , a u d it o r s , c h ie f a c c o u n ta n ts , a t t o r n e y s , jo b a n a ly s t s , d ir e c t o r s o f p e r s o n n e l, b u y e r s , c h e m is t s ,
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c l e r i c a l e m p lo y e e s is a v a ila b le
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Area Wage Surveys
A l i s t o f th e l a t e s t a v a i l a b l e b u l l e t i n s o r b u l l e t i n s u p p l e m e n t s i s p r e s e n t e d b e l o w .
A d i r e c t o r y o f a r e a w a g e s t u d i e s i n c l u d i n 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 th e r e q u e s t o f th e E m p l o y m e n t
S ta n d a rd s A d m in is t r a t io n o f th e D e p a r tm e n t o f L a b o r is a v a ila b le on r e q u e s t.
B u l l e t i n s m a y b e p u r c h a s e d f r o m a n y o f th e B L S r e g i o n a l o f f i c e s s h o w n o n t h e b a c k c o v e r .
B u lle tin s u p p le m e n ts m a y b e
o b t a i n e d w it h o u t c o s t , w h e r e i n d i c a t e d , f r o m B L S r e g i o n a l o f f i c e s .

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B a l t i m o r e , M d . , A u g . 1 9 7 5 1 _____________________________________________________________________ 1 8 5 0 - 6 2 ,
B i l l i n g s , M o n t . , J u ly 197 5 _____________________________________________ ___________________________ 1 8 5 0 - 4 6 ,
B in g h a m t o n , N .Y .—P a . , J u ly 1 9 7 5 ______________________________________________________________ 1 8 5 0 - 5 0 ,
B i r m i n g h a m , A l a . , M a r . 197 5 ___________________________________________________________________ S u p p l.
B o s t o n , M a s s . , A u g . 1 9 7 5 1_______________________________________________________________________ 1 8 5 0 - 5 8 ,
B u f f a l o , N . Y . , O c t . 1 9 7 5 1 ....................................... ........................... ................................................................ 1 8 5 0 - 6 9 ,
C a n t o n , O h io , M a y 1 9 7 5 . ____ ______________________________________________ _______________________ S u p p l.
C h a t t a n o o g a , T e n n .—G a . , S e p t. 1 9 7 5 1__________________________________________________________ 1 8 5 0 - 6 7 ,
C h i c a g o , 111., M a y 1 9 7 5 ________ - __________________________________________________________________ 1 8 5 0 - 3 3 ,
C i n c i n n a t i , O h io —K y .—I n d . , F e b . 1 9 7 5 _________________________ _______________________________ S u p p l.
C l e v e l a n d , O h io , S e p t . 1 9 7 5 ______________________________________________________________________ 1 8 5 0 - 6 4 ,
C o l u m b u s , O h io , O c t . 1 9 7 5 1 ______________________________________________________________________ 1 8 5 0 - 7 8 ,
C o r p u s C h r i s t i , T e x . , J u ly 1 9 7 5 ________________________________________________________________ 1 8 5 0 - 3 7 ,
D a l l a s —F o r t W o r t h , T e x . , O c t . 1 9 7 5 1 _________________________________________________________ 1 8 5 0 - 5 9 ,
D a v e n p o r t —R o c k I s l a n d —M o l i n e , I o w a —111., F e b . 1 9 7 5 _________________________ 1---------------- S u p p l.
D a y t o n , O h i o , D e c . 1 9 7 5 ---------------------------------------------- 1_____________________________________________ 1 8 5 0 - 7 3 ,
D a y t o n a B e a c h , F l a . , A u g . 1 9 7 5 ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ 1 8 5 0 - 4 7 ,
D e n v e r —B o u l d e r , C o l o . , D e c . 1 9 7 5 ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ 1 8 5 0 - 8 2 ,
D e t r o i t , M i c h . , M a r . 1 9 7 5 ________________________________________________________________________ '1 8 5 0 - 2 2 ,
F o r t L a u d e r d a l e —H o l l y w o o d a n d W e s t P a l m B e a c h —
B o c a R a t o n , F l a . , A p r . 1 9 7 5 1 _________________________________________________________________ 1 8 5 0 - 2 6 ,
F r e s n o , C a l i f . , J u n e 1 9 7 5 1_______________________________________________________________________ 1 8 5 0 - 6 1 ,
G a i n e s v i l l e , F l a . , S e p t . 1 9 7 5 ____________________________________________________________________ 1 8 5 0 - 5 7 ,
G r e e n B a y , W i s . , J u ly 1 9 7 5 1 ____________________________________________________________________ 1 8 5 0 - 4 4 ,
G r e e n s b o r o —W i n s t o n - S a l e m —H ig h P o i n t , N .C ., A u g . 1 9 7 5 _______________________________ 1 8 5 0 - 4 9 ,
G r e e n v i l l e —S p a r t a n b u r g , S . C . , J u n e 1 9 7 5 ____________________________________________________ 1 8 5 0 - 4 2 ,
H a r t f o r d , C o n n ., M a r . 1 9 7 5 1 ____________________________________________________________________ 1 8 5 0 - 2 8 ,
H o u s t o n , T e x . , A p r . 1 9 7 5 _________________________________________________________________________ S u p p l.
H u n t s v i l l e , A l a . , F e b . 197 5 ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- S u p p l.
I n d i a n a p o l i s , I n d ., O c t . 1 9 7 9 1 ___________________________________________________________________ 1 8 5 0 - 6 6 ,
J a c k s o n , M i s s . , F e b . 1 9 7 5 _______________________________________________________________________ S u p p l.
J a c k s o n v i l l e , F l a . , D e c . 1 9 7 5 ____ ________________________________________________________________ 1 8 5 0 - 8 1 ,
K a n s a s C it y , M o .—K a n s . , S e p t . 197 5 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1 8 5 0 - 5 5 ,
L e x i n g t o n —F a y e t t e , K y . , N o v . 1 9 7 5 1____________________________________________________________ 1 8 5 0 - 8 4 ,
L o s A n g e l e s —L o n g B e a c h , C a l i f . , O c t . 1 9 7 5 1 ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1 8 5 0 - 8 6 ,
L o u i s v i l l e , K y .—I n d ., N o v . 1 9 7 5 ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ 1 8 5 0 - 7 9 ,
M e l b o u r n e —T i t u s v i l l e —C o c o a , F l a . , A u g . 1 9 7 5 ------------------------------------------------------------------------ 1 8 5 0 - 5 4 ,
M e m p h i s , T e n n .—A r k . —M i s s . , N o v . 1 9 7 5 _______________________________________________________ 1 8 5 0 - 8 5 ,

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M i a m i , F l a . , O c t . 1 9 7 5______________________________________________________________________________ 1 8 5 0 - 7 6 ,
M i l w a u k e e , W i s . , A p r . 1 9 7 5 1_______________ ______________________________________________________ 1 8 5 0 - 2 1 ,
M i n n e a p o l i s —S t. P a u l , M in n .—W i s . , J a n . 1 9 7 6 _________________________________________________ 1 9 0 0 - 3 ,
N a s s a u —S u f f o l k , N . Y . , J u n e 1 9 7 5 1________________________________________________________________ 1 8 5 0 - 3 9 ,
N e w a r k , N . J . , J a n . 1 9 7 5 1___________________________________________________________________________ 1 8 5 0 - 1 8 ,
N e w O r l e a n s , L a . , J a n . 1 9 7 6 --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1 9 0 0 - 2 ,
N e w Y o r k , N . Y . - N . J . , M a y 1 9 7 5 1 ________________________________________________________ _______ 1 8 5 0 - 4 5 ,
N o r f o l k —V i r g i n i a B e a c h —P o r t s m o u t h , V a . - N . C . , M a y 1 9 7 5 ______________________________ 1 8 5 0 - 2 9 ,
N o r f o l k —V i r g i n i a B e a c h —P o r t s m o u t h a n d N e w p o r t N e w s —
H a m p t o n , V a .—N . C . , M a y 1 9 7 5 __________________________________________________________________ 1 8 5 0 - 3 0 ,
N o r t h e a s t P e n n s y l v a n i a , A u g . 1 9 7 5 ______________________________________________________________ 1 8 5 0 - 5 2 ,
O k l a h o m a C it y , O k l a . , A u g . 1 9 7 5 _____ i __________________________________________________________ 1 8 5 0 - 5 1 ,
O m a h a , N e b r . —I o w a , O c t . 1 9 7 5 ____________________________________________________________________ 1 8 5 0 - 5 6 ,
P a t e r s o n —C l i f t o n —P a s s a i c , N . J . , J u n e 1 9 7 5 1__________________________________________________ 1 8 5 0 - 3 8 ,
P h i l a d e l p h i a , P a . —N .J ., N o v . 1 9 7 5 ________________________________________ ______________________ 1 8 5 0 - 6 5 ,
P i t t s b u r g h , P a . , J a n . 1 9 7 6 1 ________________________________________________________________________ 1 9 0 0 - 1 ,
P o r t l a n d , M a i n e , N o v . 1 9 7 5_________________________________________________________________________ 1 8 5 0 - 7 2 ,
P o r t l a n d , O r e g . —W a s h ., M a y 1 9 7 5 _______________________________________________________________ 1 8 5 0 - 4 9 ,
P o u g h k e e p s i e , N . Y . , J u n e 1 9 7 5 1 ______________________________________________ ___________________ 1 8 5 0 - 7 0 ,
P o u g h k e e p s i e —K i n g s t o n —N e w b u r g h , N . Y . , J u n e 1 9 7 5 1 _____________________________________ 1 8 5 0 - 6 8 ,
P r o v i d e n c e —W a r w i c k —P a w t u c k e t , R . I . , —M a s s . , J u n e 1 9 7 5 _______________________________ 1 8 5 0 - 2 7 ,
R a l e i g h - D u r h a m , N . C . , F e b . 1 9 7 5 _______________________________________________________________S u p p l.
R i c h m o n d , V a . , J u n e 1 9 7 5 __________________________________________________________________________ 1 8 5 0 - 4 1 ,
S t. L o u i s , M o .—111., M a r . 197 5 ____________________________________________________________________S u p p l.
S a c r a m e n t o , C a l i f . , D e c . 1 9 7 5 __________________________ ________________ _________________________ 1 8 5 0 - 8 7 ,
S a g in a w , M i c h . , N o v . 1 9 7 5 __________________________________________________________________________ 1 8 5 0 - 7 1 ,
S a lt L a k e C it y —O g d e n , U ta h , N o v . 1 9 7 5 1 ______________________________________________________ 1 8 5 0 - 7 4 ,
S a n A n t o n i o , T e x . , M a y 1 9 7 5 ______________________________________________________________________ 1 8 5 0 - 2 3 .
S a n D i e g o , C a l i f . , N o v . 1 9 7 5_______________________________________________________________________ 1 8 5 0 - 7 7 ,
S a n F r a n c i s c o —O a k l a n d , C a l i f . , M a r . 1 9 7 5 1__________________________________________________ 1 8 5 0 - 3 5 ,
S a n J o s e , C a l i f . , M a r . 1 9 7 5 1 ______________________________________________________________________ 1 8 5 0 - 3 6 .
S e a t t l e —E v e r e t t , W a s h ., J a n . 1 9 7 5 _______________________________________________________________S u p p l.
S o u t h B e n d , I n d ., M a r . 197 5 _______________________________________________________________________S u p p l.
S t a m f o r d , C o n n . 1 2 ___________________________________________________________________________________
S y r a c u s e , N . Y . , J u ly 1 9 7 5 __________________________________________________________________________ 1 8 5 0 - 4 3 ,
T o l e d o , O h io —M i c h . , M a y 197 5 1 __________________________________________________________________ 1 8 5 0 - 3 4 ,
T r e n t o n , N .J ., S e p t . 1 9 7 5 1 ________________________________ ________________________________________ 1 8 5 0 - 6 0 ,
U t i c a —R o m e , N . Y . , J u ly 1 9 7 5 1 ____________________________________________________________________ 1 8 5 0 - 4 8 ,
W a s h in g t o n , D .C .—M d .—V a . , M a y . 1 9 7 5 1______________ ___________________________ _____________ 1 8 5 0 - 3 1 ,
W e s t c h e s t e r C o u n t y , N . Y . , M a y 1 9 7 5 1__________________________________________________________ 1 8 5 0 - 5 3 ,
W i c h i t a , K a n s . , A p r . 1 9 7 5 __________________________________________________________________________ S u p p l.
W o r c e s t e r , M a s s . , M a y 1 9 7 5 1 ____________________________________________________________________ 1 8 5 0 - 2 4 ,
Y o r k , P a . , F e b . 1 9 7 5 1_________________ ________________ ____________________________________________ 1 8 5 0 - 3 2 ,

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