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Area Wage Survey
Buffalo, New York, Metropolitan Area, October 1976
B u ll e t i n 1 9 0 0 - 7 0
U.S. D e p a r t m e n t o f L a b o r
B u r e a u o f L a b o r S t a t is t ic s




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Preface
T h is b u lle tin p r o v id e s r e s u l t s o f an O c t o b e r 197 6 s u r ­
v e y o f o c c u p a t io n a l e a r n in g s in th e B u ffa lo , N ew Y o r k , S ta n d a rd
M e t r o p o lit a n S t a t is t ic a l A r e a ( E r ie and N ia g a r a C o u n t ie s ). T h e
s u r v e y w a s m a d e as p a r t o f th e B u r e a u o f L a b o r S t a t is t ic s ' annual
a r e a w a g e s u r v e y p r o g r a m , w h ic h is d e s ig n e d to y ie ld d a ta f o r
in d iv id u a l m e t r o p o l it a n a r e a s as w e ll as n a tio n a l and r e g io n a l
e s t im a t e s f o r a ll S ta n d a rd M e t r o p o lit a n S t a t is t ic a l A r e a s in the
U n ited S ta te s , e x c lu d in g A la s k a and H a w a ii.
A m a j o r c o n s i d e r a t i o n in th e a r e a w a g e s u r v e y p r o g r a m
is the n e e d to d e s c r i b e th e l e v e l and m o v e m e n t o f w a g e s in a
v a r ie t y o f l a b o r m a r k e t s , th rou g h the a n a ly s is o f (1) th e le v e l
and d is t r ib u t io n o f w a g e s b y o c c u p a t io n , and (2) the m o v e m e n t
o f w a g e s b y o c c u p a t io n a l c a t e g o r y and s k ill l e v e l . T h e p r o g r a m
d e v e lo p s in fo r m a t io n th a t m a y b e u s e d f o r m a n y p u r p o s e s , in­
c lu d in g w a g e and s a la r y a d m in is t r a tio n , c o l l e c t i v e b a r g a in in g ,
and a s s i s t a n c e in d e t e r m in in g p la n t lo c a t io n . S u r v e y r e s u l t s a ls o
a r e u s e d b y th e U .S . d e p a r t m e n t o f L a b o r to m a k e w a g e d e t e r ­
m in a tio n s u n d e r th e S e r v ic e C o n t r a c t A c t o f 1 9 6 5.
C u r r e n t ly , 84 a r e a s a r e in c lu d e d in th e p r o g r a m . (S ee
l i s t o f a r e a s on in s id e b a c k c o v e r . )
In e a ch a r e a , o c c u p a t io n a l
e a r n in g s d a ta a r e c o l l e c t e d a n n u a lly .
I n fo r m a tio n on e s t a b lis h ­
m e n t p r a c t i c e s and s u p p le m e n t a r y w a g e b e n e fit s is o b ta in e d e v e r y
th ir d y e a r .




E a ch y e a r a ft e r a ll in d iv id u a l a r e a w a g e s u r v e y s have
b e e n c o m p le t e d , tw o s u m m a r y b u lle tin s a r e is s u e d .
The fir s t
b r in g s t o g e t h e r d a ta f o r e a ch m e t r o p o l it a n a r e a s u r v e y e d ; the
s e c o n d p r e s e n t s n a tio n a l and r e g io n a l e s t im a t e s , p r o je c t e d f r o m
in d iv id u a l m e t r o p o lit a n a r e a d a ta .
T h e B u ffa lo s u r v e y w a s c o n d u c te d b y th e B u r e a u 's r e ­
g io n a l o f f i c e in N ew Y o r k , N .Y ., u n d e r the g e n e r a l d ir e c t io n o f
A n th o n y J . F e r r a r a , A s s is t a n t R e g io n a l C o m m is s io n e r f o r O p e r a ­
tio n s .
T h e s u r v e y c o u ld n ot h a v e b e e n a c c o m p lis h e d w ith o u t the
c o o p e r a t io n o f th e m a n y f i r m s w h o s e w a g e and s a la r y d a ta p r o ­
v id e d the b a s is f o r th e s t a t is t ic a l in fo r m a t io n in th is b u lle tin .
T h e B u r e a u w is h e s to e x p r e s s s i n c e r e a p p r e c ia t io n f o r th e c o o p ­
e r a t io n r e c e i v e d .

Note:
R e p o r t s on o c c u p a t io n a l e a r n in g s and s u p p le m e n t a r y w a ge
p r o v i s i o n s in the B u ffa lo a r e a a r e a v a ila b le f o r m a c h in e r y (J a n u a ry
1 9 7 5), h o s p it a ls (A u g u s t 1 9 7 5 ), and a p p lia n c e r e p a ir (N o v e m b e r
1975) in d u s t r ie s . A l s o a v a ila b le a r e lis t in g s o f u n ion w a g e r a te s
f o r b u ild in g t r a d e s , p r in t in g t r a d e s , lo c a l - t r a n s i t o p e r a t in g e m p lo y ­
e e s , l o c a l t r u c k d r i v e r s and h e lp e r s , and g r o c e r y s t o r e e m p lo y e e s .
F r e e c o p ie s o f t h e s e a r e a v a ila b le f r o m the B u r e a u 's r e g io n a l
o ffic e s .
(S e e b a c k c o v e r f o r a d d r e s s e s .)

Area W age Survey:

Bulletin 1900-70

February 1977

Buffalo, New York,
U . S . D E P A R T M E N T O F L A B O R , R a y Marshall, Secretary
B U R E A U O F L A B O R S T A T I S T I C S , Juliu s Shiskin, Com m issioner

M etropolitan Area,
October 1976

Contents

Page

Page

I n t r o d u c t i o n ____________________________________________

2

T a b le s — C on tin u ed
A.

T a b le s :
A.

E a r n in g s :
A -l.
W e e k ly e a r n in g s o f o f f i c e
w o r k e r s ______________________________ 3
A - l a. W e e k ly e a r n in g s o f o f f i c e
w o r k e r s — a r g e e s t a b lis h m e n t s ____ 5
l
A -2 .
W e e k ly e a r n in g s o f p r o f e s s io n a l
and t e c h n ic a l w o r k e r s ______________ 7
A - 2 a . W e e k ly e a r n in g s o f p r o f e s s io n a l
and t e c h n ic a l w o r k e r s —la r g e
e s t a b lis h m e n t s ______________________ 8
A -3 .
A v e r a g e w e e k ly e a r n in g s o f o f f i c e ,
p r o f e s s i o n a l , and t e c h n ic a l
w o r k e r s , b y s e x ____________________ 9
A - 3 a . A v e r a g e w e e k ly e a r n in g s o f o f f i c e ,
p r o f e s s i o n a l , and t e c h n ic a l
w o r k e r s , by sex— rg e
la
e s t a b lis h m e n t s _______________________ 10
A -4 .
H o u r ly e a r n in g s o f m a in te n a n c e ,
t o o l r o o m , and p o w e r p la n t
w o r k e r s _______________________________ 11
A - 4 a . H o u r ly e a r n in g s o f m a in te n a n c e ,
t o o l r o o m , and p o w e rp la n t
w o r k e r s —l a r g e e s t a b lis h m e n t s ------ 12
A -5 .
H o u r ly e a r n in g s o f m a t e r ia l
m o v e m e n t and c u s t o d ia l
w o r k e r s _______________________________ 13




E a rn in g s — C on tin u ed
A - 5 a . H o u r ly e a r n in g s o f m a t e r ia l
m o v e m e n t and c u s t o d ia l
w o r k e r s —la r g e
e s t a b lis h m e n t s _____________________
A -6 .
A v e r a g e h o u r ly e a r n in g s o f
m a in te n a n c e , t o o l r o o m ,
p o w e r p la n t , m a t e r ia l
m o v e m e n t , and c u s t o d ia l
w o r k e r s , b y s e x ___________________
A - 6 a . A v e r a g e h o u r ly e a r n in g s o f
m a in te n a n c e , t o o l r o o m ,
p o w e r p la n t , m a t e r ia l
m o v e m e n t , and c u s t o d ia l
w o r k e r s , b y s e x —la r g e
e s t a b lis h m e n t s _____________________
A -7 .
P e r c e n t i n c r e a s e s in a v e r a g e
h o u r ly e a r n in g s f o r s e le c t e d
o c c u p a t io n a l g r o u p s , a d ju s te d
f o r e m p lo y m e n t s h ift s ______________

A p p e n d ix A .
A p p e n d ix B .

15

16

17

18

S c o p e and m e th o d o f s u r v e y _____ 19
O c c u p a tio n a l d e s c r i p t i o n s -------------- 22

For s a le b y th e S u p erin ten d en t o f D o cu m e n ts ,
O ffic e ,

W a sh in g ton ,

D . C.

O ffic e s lis t e d o n b a c k c o v e r .
S u p erin ten d en t o f D o cu m e n ts .

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U .S .

G o v e rn m e n t Printing

Bookstores,

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M a k e c h e c k s p a y a b le to




Introduction
T h is a r e a is .1 o f 84 in w h ich the U .S.
D e p a r tm e n t o f L a b o r 's B u re a u o f L a b o r S t a tis tic s
c o n d u c ts s u r v e y s o f o c c u p a t io n a l e a r n in g s and r e ­
la te d b e n e fit s .
In th is a r e a , data w e r e o b ta in e d b y
a c o m b in a tio n of p e r s o n a l v is it , m a il q u e s t io n n a ir e ,
a n d te le p h o n e in t e r v ie w .
R e p r e s e n t a t iv e e s t a b lis h ­
m e n ts w ith in s ix b r o a d in d u s t r y d iv is io n s w e r e c o n ­
ta c t e d :
M a n u fa c tu r in g ; t r a n s p o r t a tio n , c o m m u n ic a ­
tio n ,
and o th e r p u b lic u t ilit ie s ; w h o le s a le t r a d e ;
r e t a i l tr a d e ; fin a n c e , in s u r a n c e , and r e a l e s ta t e ;
and s e r v ic e s .
M a jo r in d u s t r y g ro u p s e x c lu d e d f r o m
t h e s e s tu d ie s a r e g o v e r n m e n t o p e r a t io n s and the
c o n s t r u c t io n and e x t r a c t iv e in d u s t r ie s .
E s t a b lis h ­
m e n ts h av in g f e w e r than a p r e s c r i b e d n u m b e r o f
w o r k e r s a r e o m itt e d b e c a u s e o f in s u f fic ie n t e m p lo y ­
m e n t in th e o c c u p a t io n s s tu d ie d .
S e p a r a te ta b u la ­
tio n s a r e p r o v id e d f o r e a c h of the b r o a d in d u s t r y
d iv is io n s w h ich m e e t p u b lic a tio n c r i t e r i a .

( c ) m a in te n a n c e , t o o l r o o m , and p o w e r p la n t , and (d)
m a t e r ia l m o v e m e n t and c u s t o d ia l.
In th e 31 l a r g e s t
s u r v e y a r e a s , ta b le s A - l a th r o u g h A - 6 a p r o v id e
s i m i l a r data f o r e s t a b lis h m e n t s e m p lo y in g 500 w o r k ­
ers or m ore.
T a b le A - 7 p r o v id e s p e r c e n t ch a n g e s in a v ­
e r a g e h o u r ly e a r n in g s o f o f f i c e c l e r i c a l w o r k e r s ,
e l e c t r o n i c data p r o c e s s i n g
w o r k e r s , in d u s t r ia l
n u rses,
s k ille d m a in te n a n c e t r a d e s w o r k e r s , and
u n s k ille d p la n t w o r k e r s .
W h e r e p o s s i b l e , da ta a r e
p r e s e n t e d f o r a ll in d u s t r ie s , m a n u fa c tu r in g , and
n o n m a n u fa c tu r in g .
T h is ta b le p r o v id e s a m e a s u r e o f
w a g e tr e n d s a ft e r e lim in a t io n o f c h a n g e s in a v e r a g e
e a r n in g s c a u s e d b y e m p lo y m e n t s h ift s a m o n g e s t a b ­
lis h m e n t s a s w e ll a s t u r n o v e r o f e s t a b lis h m e n t s in ­
c lu d e d in s u r v e y s a m p le s .
F o r f u r t h e r d e t a ils , s e e
a p p e n d ix

A

.

A p p e n d ix e s
A - s e r i e s ta b le s
A p p e n d ix A d e s c r i b e s the m e th o d s a nd c o n ­
c e p t s u s e d in the a r e a w a g e s u r v e y p r o g r a m and
p r o v id e s in fo r m a t io n on the s c o p e o f th e s u r v e y .

T a b le s A - 1 th ro u g h A - 6 p r o v id e e s tim a te s
o f s t r a ig h t -t im e w e e k ly o r h o u r ly e a r n in g s f o r w o r k ­
e r s in o c c u p a t io n s c o m m o n to a v a r ie t y o f m a n u ­
fa c t u r in g and n o n m a n u fa ctu rin g in d u s t r ie s .
O ccu pa­
tio n s w e r e s e le c t e d f r o m the fo llo w in g c a t e g o r i e s :
(a ) O f fic e c l e r i c a l , (b) p r o f e s s i o n a l and t e c h n ic a l,

A p p e n d ix B p r o v id e s jo b d e s c r i p t i o n s u s e d
b y B u re a u f i e l d e c o n o m is t s to c l a s s i f y w o r k e r s b y
o c c u p a t io n .

2

A.

Earnings

Tab le A-1. W e e kly earnings of office w o rkers in B uffalo, N .Y ., O ctober 1976
W eek ly earnings
(standard)

1

N um ber o f w o r k e r s r e c e iv in g s t r a ig h t-t im e w e ekly earn in g s o f--*

%

O c c u p a t io n a n d i n d u s t r y d i v i s i o n
workers

80

w eek ly
h ours1
(standard]

M edian

*

M id d le ranged

90

$

$

S

s

$
120

no

100

130

1
140

S

150

$

S

160

170

S
180

s

$
190

200

S
210

$
220

S

S

230

240

S

S

260

280

t
300

and
under

320
and

260

280

300

65
47
18
7
1

127
91
36
27
*

53
37
16
13
1

26
13
13
9
“

22
21
1
*

30
28
2
2
*

9
7

8
6

11
11

10
9

5
4

3
3

3
2

90

100

110

120

130

140

150

160

170

180

190

200

210

220

230

•
-

-

10
10
-

22
3
19
2

39
17
22
3

64
33
31
1

116
75
41
7

131
81
50
6

154
100
54
2
20

122
86
36
3
5

94
62
32
6

74
50
24
4
4

77
61
16
6
*

78
68
10
4
1

85
71
14
7
*

«

4
3

5
1

9
7

5
4

240

320

over

ALL WORKERS
1 ,3 8 9
944
445
84
57

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

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

$
1 8 4 .0 0
1 9 3 .0 0
1 6 8 .5 0
2 5 3 .5 0
1 6 1 .5 0

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

-

85
58

3 9 .0
3 9 .5

2 2 8 .5 0
2 4 3 .5 0

2 2 8 .0 0
2 3 7 .5 0

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

-

SECRETARIES. CLASS B
MANUFACTURING ----NONMANUFACTURING ----PUBLIC UTILITIES

290
171
119
25

3 8 .5
3 9 .5
3 7 .5
3 8 .5

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

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

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

*

*

SECRETARIES. CLASS C
MANUFACTURING --- —
NONMANUFACTURING —
PUBLIC UTILITIES

534
377
157
45

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

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

-

-

SECRETARIES. CLASS D
MANUFACTURING
NONMANUFACTURING —

475
338
137

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

1 6 8 .0 0
1 7 6 .0 0
1 4 8 .0 0

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

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

-

-

-

-

STENOGRAPHERS. GENERAL
M A N U F A C T U R I N G -------- --NONMANUFACTURING —

519
248
271

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

1 5 8 .5 0
1 6 7 .5 0
1 5 0 .5 0

1 4 6 .5 0
1 5 9 .5 0
1 4 0 .0 0

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

-

-

*

STENOGRAPHERS. SENIOR --MANUFACTURING ----NONMANUF ACTURING> —

479
209
270

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

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

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

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

.

SECRETARIES --- ---MANUFACTURING —
N O N MANUFACTURING —
PUBLIC UTILITIES ---RETAIL TRADE ----------SECRETARIES, CLASS
MANUFACTURING —

-

*

.
“

-

1
*

3
1

9
*

-

-

1
1
*

7
7
*

3
3
*

9
9
*

18
5
13
*

11
3
8
*

26
15
11
1

30
18
12
*

33
17
16
4

27
20
7
1

16
8
8
4

29
24
5
5

13
12
1
-

27
18
9
-

13
10
3
1

13
1
12
9

2
1
1
*

12
12
-

3

35
24
11
*

23
15

33

57
4i
16
*

75
54
21
2

40
28
12
*

28
25

27
21
6
2

24
23
1
“

20
13
7
2

30
15
15
7

78
58
20
20

23
12
11
11

5
5
-

17
17
*

15
14
1
1

•

•

-

2
2
*

*

17
4
13
-

10
•
10

19
3
16

29
10
19

44
29
15

71
51
20

71
52
19

75
56
19

21
17
4

19
13
6

7
7

14
13
1

33
33
”

27
27
-

14
14
-

11
4
7

7
6
1

3
3
-

-

-

*

-

37
14
23

81
17
64

53
25
28

77
37
40

48
26
22

30
10
20

27
21
6

29
26
3

17
13
4

8
6
2

8
6
2

61
22
39

3
3

3
3

•

•

-

-

-

*

9
8
1

1
1

6

21
10
11

*

*

*

1

3

9
-

9

53

56
30
26

24
6
18

S6
38
18

4
3
1

12
10
2

-

30
29
1

2
1
1

3
2
1

3
1

-

3

67
40
27

•

-

1

51
13
38

4

-

42
9
33

12
12

-

26
6
20

b4

-

23
6
17
12

6

11

-

3

-

7

-

-

19
17
2

17

6
5
1

18
14
4

6
5
1

14
14

9

13
10
3

*

-

3
1
2
2

11
4
7
7
.

-

*

"

-

-

1
1

-

6

•

-

6

-

2
2
-

1
1
-

4

3

9
8

6

-

-

3

i

3

*

51

3 9 .0

1 5 0 .5 0

1 4 4 .0 0

1 2 6 .0 0 - 1 8 1 .0 0

-

1

-

4

TYPISTS. CLASS A ---- MANUFACTURING ----N O N MANUFACTURING —

190
97
93

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

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

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

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

•

11

14

28

-

-

-

-

-

11

14

28

18
a
10

TYPISTS. CLASS B

454
213
241
2S

3 8 .5
3 9 .5
3 7 .5
3 8 .5

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

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

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

20

55

52
17
35
*

55
43
12
-

57
26
31
2

42
34
8
*

23
13
10
3

5
5

-

-

-

78
49
29
7

17
17

55
1

32
3
29

-

*

FILE CLERKS, CLASS C
N O N MANUFACTURING —

95
90

3 7 .0
3 7 .0

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

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

8 S . 0 0 - 1 1 8 .0 0
8 4 .5 0 -1 1 6 .5 0

30
30

13
13

20
20

9
7

9
9

5
4

2
2

2
1

3
2

•

-

-

-

1
1

MESSENGERS -----------MANUFACTURING — —
N O N MANUFACTURING —

153
S7
96

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

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

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

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

2
2

40
1
39

31
10
21

14
6
8

7
5
2

10
3
7

10
6
4

6
4
2

15
12
3

2
2
-

5
5
-

2
2

SWITCHBOARD OPERATORS
NONMANUFACTURING —

113
71

3 8 .5
3 8 .0

1 5 6 .0 0
1 3 9 .0 0

1 4 6 .5 0
1 4 0 .0 0

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

6
6

6
6

9
9

7
6

2
1

9
7

22
17

5
2

4
2

14
1

4
4

3
2

TRANSCRIBING-MACHINE TYPISTS

m a n u f a c t u r i n g ----nonmanufacturing —
public utilities

-

20

-

-

S ee fo o tn o te s at end o f ta b le s .




3

6

-

7

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

.
-

1
1

7
7

-

2
2

•

-

16
6
10

-

-

-

-

-

-

*

-

-

-

-

-

-

•

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

1
-

-

1
1

-

-

-

3
1
2
2

3

_

-

-

*

-

•

•

*

-

-

-

-

-

-

1

2

•

.

-

T ab le A-1. W e e kly earnings of o ffic e w orkers in B u ffalo , N .Y ., O ctober 1 9 7 6 — 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 i m e w e e k ly e a r n in g s o f—

s

S
80

M id d le range *

90

no

100

$

$

$

120

140

s

s

S

*

130

150

160

s

s

%

170

180

190

s

S
200

210

s

S
220

230

s
240

s

s
260

28o

and
under
90

32o

1

M edian *

standard

S

©

A vera ge
w eek ly

O
n

O ccu p a tion and in d u s tr y d iv is io n

Number
of
workers

100

120

130

140

150

160

170

180

190

200

210

13

13

38

67

24

20

4

14
11

13

4

240

260

280

300

320

over

6

220

230

*

no

and

*

*

1
1

*

*

-

9

ALL W O R K E R S —
CONTINUED
$

SWITCHBOARD OPERATOR-RECEPTIONISTS-

w nU LH

LLLKn j

• ■ • • • * ""

" " "

247

3 9 .0

1 4 1 .5 0

$

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

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

$

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

21

,„

1

1

■'«■■■

6

21

16

MLwUUn 1INv ULtKiVuV LLA 3D A

22

31

12

18

16

3
221
33

3 9 .0
3 9 .5

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

1 6 0 .0 0

1 3 8 .0 0 - 2 0 0 .0 0

26

2

16

25

20

20

16

16

i
1 3 7 .0 0
XJ
12 8 . 5 0

140

3 9 .0

1 2 1 .0 0

1 1 4 *00

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

21

20

1J

27

65

1
41

14

21

n

i
i

10

4 0 .0

2 6 3 .0 0

2 5 9 .0 0
2 6 9 .5 0

2
2

*

*
*

*
*
-

3
1
2
1

24

13
13
•

36
31
5
5

38
31
7

*59
49
10
10

17
14
3
3

6
3

16
9
7

10

15
15
15

6

12
54
49

24
—

10
10

—
—
—

*
*
*
—

—
—

—
*

j

J
46

12
11

5
5

14

—

8
1

2
2

2
2
2

19Q .0 0

c .O o
2 5 9 .0 0 - 2 6 9 .5 0

39 •0 b b J * 3 u

1

29
29
29

•
—

*2 8

•u J
1J
1 9 8 .0 0
28

3 9 .0

2 1 9 .0 0

13

1 6 6 .5 0 - 2 4 5 .5 0

10

1 8 5 .0 0 - 2 3 4 .0 0
j j

*

W ork ers

w ere

at

$ 320

to

3 9 .0

1 8 3 .5 0

2 1 1 .0 0

1J
1

1 4 8 .0 0 - 2 1 1 .0 0

$ 340.

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




4

2
—

*
i
i

14

—
2
2

*
*
*

2

m

a

do
29

5

5
•

10
10
3
—
—

3
*
—

—
—

—
—
*

*
*
*
*

Table A-1a.

W eekly earnings of office w o rk e rs —large establishm ents in B uffalo, N .Y ., O ctober 1976
W e e k ly e a r n in g s

1

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 w e e k l y e a r n i n g s o f --

(sta n d a rd )

s

N um ber

O ccu p a tion and in d u s tr y d iv is io n

80

w e e k ly

of

h ou rs1
(s ta n d a rd '

s

M ean i

M e d ia n 2

%

s
90

100

s
110

120

s
130

*
140

S

s
150

160

170

S
180

S
190

S
200

S
210

S

1
220

230

S
240

s
260

I
280

1
300

an d
under

M id d le r a n g e 2

90

320
and

100

over

17
17

30
28

180

190

200

210

220

230

240

260

280

114
75
39

98
67
31

71
47
24

57
42
15

60
49

67
62
5

63
54
9
3

55
44

117
87

5

30
25

41
32
9
7

*

-

*

1

*

*

*

7

11
11

10

5
4

3
3

2

21
16
5

12
10
2

10
1

21
12

74
56

15
9

5
5

9
5

18
18

6
6

-

-

*

*

1
1

11

4
4

1
1

-

-

-

-

-

*

*

*

1
1

-

.

-

-

-

*

*

3

4
3

•

130

140

150

160

13
3

10

17
4
13

48
17
31

85
49
36

48
38

-

-

-

1

7

6

-

1

1

3

16

5

4

4

”

1
1

•
-

1

2
1

_

•
-

1
1

5

*

4
4

5
4

12
8

300

320

170

120

HO

ALL W ORKERS

50

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

$
1 99 .50
2 0 8 .0 0
1 8 1 .0 0
2 5 4 .5 0
1 6 3 .0 0

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

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

63
SO

3 9 .5
4 0 .0

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

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

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

SECRETARIES. CLASS B — —
*
M A N U F A C T U R I N G -------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G ----------

199
115
84

3 8 .5
3 9 .5
3 7 .5

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

2 0 6 .0 0
2 2 4 .0 0
1 85 .50

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

SECRETARIES. CLASS C —
M A N U F A C T U R I N G --- -------

449
323
126
34

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

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

1 92 .50
1 99 .00
1 7 5 .0 0
2 5 7 .0 0

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

SECRETARIES. CLASS 0 —
M A N U F A C T U R I N G ---- ----nonmanufacturing — —
<

345
248
97

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

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

1 6 7 .0 0
1 7 1 .0 0
1 5 0 .0 0

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

STENOGRAPHERS. GENERAL —
~
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 --------

326
166
160

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

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

1 5 5 .5 0
1 6 5 .0 0
1 4 1 .5 0

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

•

6

-

-

-

6

S T E N O G R A P H E R S . S E N I O 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 -----— — ■

249
113
136

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

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

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

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

•

-

2

6

-

-

-

-

-

-

2

6

T Y P I S T S . C L A S S 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 -----

163
75

3 8 .5
3 9 .5
3 7 .5

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

1 4 4 .0 0
1 6 9 .5 0
1 1 6 .0 0

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

T Y P I S T S . C L A S S B --------M A N U F A C T U R I N G ---- --- NONMANUFACTURING — —

271
147
124

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

1 38 .50
1 4 6 .5 0
1 2 9 .5 0

1 4 2 .0 0
1 4 9 .0 0
1 30 .50

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

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

107
53
54

3 8 .0
3 9 .0
3 7 .5

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

120.00
1 45 .00
1 0 6 .5 0

1 0 5 .0 0 -1 6 3 .0 0
1 1 6 .5 0 -1 6 3 .0 0
9 4 .0 0 -1 4 9 .0 0

-

3 8 .5

1 6 7 .0 0

1 5 9 .0 0

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

-

S E C R E T A R I E 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 -------R E T A I L T R A O E -------------

1 .0 6 1
736
325

S E C R E T A R I E S . C L A S S 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

se

-------

P U B L I C U T I L I T I E S ----

88

68

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

61

55

3 9 .0

3 8 .5
3 9 .0

1 8 8 .5 0
1 9 8 .5 0

1 96 .50
1 96 .50

A C C O U N T I N G C L E R K S . C L A S S 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 ----------------

369
241
128

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

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

1 93 .00
2 6 2 .0 0

A C C O U N T I N G C L E R K S . C L A S S B -------M A N U F A C T U R I N G — ----------- -----n o n m a n u f a c t u r i n g ---------------P U B L I C U T I L I T I E S -------------R E T A I L T R A D E --- ---------------

337
238
47

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

1 6 1 .5 0
1 85 .00
1 5 2 .0 0
2 4 3 .5 0

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

101

3 8 .5

1 19 .00

1 1 4 .0 0

*

W ork ers w ere

S ee fo o t n o t e s

at $ 3 2 0 to

99

1 5 5 .0 0

3
3
0
6
7

1
5
6
6
4

.5
.5
.0
.0
.0

.5
.5
.5
.0

0
0
0
0
0

0
0
0
0

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

.5
.5
.5
.0
.5

0
0
0
0
0

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

1
1
-

-

-

-

2

-

•
*

-

-

-

“

-

-

-

.

-

.

1

-

3

9

-

-

-

-

-

-

8
1

-

-

1

8
1

-

*

3

9

7

7

•

2

3

13
-

35
24

13

11

33
19
14

42
29
13

•

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

2

3

_

•

1

-

-

-

-

-

1

11

12
1
11

14

23

20
3

*

29
7

34

34

29
23

21

12
12

13
13

22

2
2

26

34
18
16

25

22
12

12

12

17
3
14

24

11
8

10

3

3

54
26
28

37
29

12
-

13
3

20

12

10

35
26
9

2

20
1

17

13
5

14
4

8

-

12
18

8
10

12
5
7

6

3
9
19
17

2

33

21
12
3
3

10
6

6
1

23

7

8
3

10
15
18

2
16

6
5

1

11

2

4

9

-

-

-

-

-

-

2

4

9

11

1
12

20

37

26
5

40

26

13

22

38

12
12

•

-

-

-

14
4

*

10

12
4

4

12

14

6

13

3

17

30

10

17

4

4

9

6
5

1

3

2
1

2
2

5
5

2

-

6

-

-

3

*

*

2

*

6

4

3

3

4

3

2
2

5
5

19
19

8
8

21

17

15

12

19

10

2

7

11
10
1

23

22

4

6

7

4

5

19

5
17

4

3

10

33

12

10

25

21

7

15

10

37

-

14

26
17
9

20

“

12

10

8

12
12

10

18

20

10
10

21
6

17

5

-

1

3
3

*

-

7

1

3

39

"

1
1

*

3
3

“

3

-

3
3

51

“

10

4

-

12

8
6
2

•

5

-

-

-

6

1
1

*

1

8

5

*

4
7

26

16

30

20

1

1

5

1
1

13

12
1

14
14

17
7

36
26

6

27
27

-

1

7
-

-

11

31
31

7

2
1

1

*

12
6
2

-

4

•

17
4

16

18

1
1

*

6

-

12
11
1

5
5

2

-

19
19

6
4

17
17

23
13

8

4

4

2

5

-

5

28
25
3

1«

20

$340.

34
27
7

12
11
1

-

-

56
39
17

14
7

7
7

16

-

21

11

-

-

16
9
7

17
4

14

8

8
11

21

-

7

19

62
45
17

11

10

21
11
10

42
27
15

-

19

4

40
25
15

3
7

-

2

1

11

32
17
15

10

16

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




-

*

86

1
1

24
23

1

9

9

8
1

2
1
1

7

7

-

21
11
10
9

-

2
2

3

1 12
1 *12

9

2
1

2
2

*

13
13

15
14

-

1

*

•

•

—

•

*

-

*

1
1

•

•

-

-

•

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

“

-

-

*

*

-

2
2

1
1

-

-

-

.

-

-

-

-

-

*

“

*

"

*

9

1

-

1

2

-

-

4
4

-

2
2

5
5

2
2

_

•

.

5
4

4
3

3

9

1

9

1

2

-

-

1
23

1
22
22

*

-

12
11
1
1

13

10
3
3

6
3
3
3

13
13
*

-

*

*

36
31
5

36
29

*59
49

7

10

10

-

-

9

-

-

-

7
7

10
10

-

-

-

-

16

Table A-1a.

W eekly earnings of o ffice w o rke rs —large establishm ents in B uffalo, N .Y ., O ctober 1 9 7 6 — C ontinued
W eek ly earnings 1
(standard)

N um ber o f w o r k e r s r e c e iv in g s t r a ig h t-t im e w e e k ly e a r n in g s o f—
w

£

M ean i

M id d le ranged

and
u nd er
90

no

lo o

£

$

£

120

$
130

$

140

£

150

£

160

£

$

£

170

180

190

£

200

£

s

210

220

$

$

100

no

120

130

140

150

160

170

180

190

200

210

220

230

240

$

1 9 8 . CO I 6 6 .5 C - 2 4 A .5 0

12
11
16
12

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

20

See fo o tn o te s at end o f t a b le s .




6

3

17

1

• bo

1 5 7 .0 0

240

S

260

£

280

£

300

320
and

ALL WORKERS—
CONTINUED
$

£

£

230

1

M edian *

o

80

w eek ly
h ours1
standard

$
O

O ccu p a tion and in d u s tr y d iv is io n

Number
of
workeis

10

12
12

14
34
10
2
1

260

280

300

320

over

T ab le A -2 . W e e kly earnings of professional and technical w orkers in B uffalo, N .Y ., O ctober 1976
W eek ly earnings
(standard)

O c c u p a t io n a n d i n d u s t r y d i v i s i o n

Number
of
workeis

A verage
w eek ly
hours *
[standard

1

N um ber o f w o r k e r s r e c e iv in g straigh t -t im e w e e k ly e a rn in g s o f ---S

S
M ean

*

M edian

*

U nder
M id d le ran ge*

S

1*0

1*0

150

S

s

160

170

s

S

180

190

$

S

S

200

220

2*0

$
260

S

280

s

S

S

300

320

3*0

S

S

360

380

*20

S
**o

S
*60

over

S

*00

and
und er

and
160

170

180

190

200

220

2*0

260

280

1

150

5

5

320

3*0

360

380

*00

*20

**0

1

300

*60

10

15

22

13

8

5

2

2

2
2
*

ALL WORKERS
COMPUTER SYSTEMS ANALYSTS
(BUSINESS)« CLASS A -------------

89

COMPUTER SYSTEMS ANALYSTS
(BUSINESS)♦ CLASS B --- --------MANUFACTURING ----- -----------N O N MANUFACTURING ----- --------

1*1
68
73

COMPUTER PROGRAMMERS (BUSINESS).
CLASS A --------------------------M A N U FACTURING ----------------COMPUTER PROGRAMMERS (BUSINESS).
CLASS 8 --------------------------NONMANUFACTURING --------------

3 9 .5

$
$
3 6 1 .0 0 3 6 6 .0 0

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

1

3 9 . 5 3 1 0 .0 0
3 9 .5 3 1 6 .5 0
3 9 .0 3 0 * .0 0

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

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

-

-

-

•

*

*

95
57

3 9 .0
3 9 .5

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

2 9 6 .0 0
3 1 * .0 0

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

•

•

182
135

3 9 .0
3 9 .0

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

2 3 * .0 0
2 3 2 .5 0

2 1 5 .0 0 - 2 5 8 .5 0
2 1 5 .0 0 -2 * 7 .5 0

•

10*
90

3 9 .0
3 9 .0

1 9 6 .0 0
1 9 7 .5 0

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

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

-

-

122
?1

3 9 .5
* 0 .0

2 * 8 .0 0
2 6 8 .5 0

2 3 9 .0 0
2 6 0 .0 0

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

•

•

-

178
68
110

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

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

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

1 6 6 .5 0 - 2 1 8 .5 0
1 8 9 .5 0 - 2 7 7 .0 0
1 6 0 .0 0 - 2 0 * . 0 0

7
7

ORAFTERS. CLASS A — — — •
MANUFACTURING ------------

360
266

3 9 .5
3 9 .5

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

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

2 5 9 .0 0 - 3 5 5 .0 0
2 5 9 .0 0 - 3 7 8 ,0 0

-

drafters,

332
2*1
91

3 9 .5
3 9 .5
* 0 .0

2 5 6 .5 0
2 6 * .0 0
2 3 7 .5 0

2 5 0 .0 0
2 5 7 .0 0
2 2 * .0 0

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

DRAFTERS. CLASS C — MANUFACTURING — —
NONMANUFACTURING --

1*6
93
S3

3 9 .5
3 9 .5
* 0 .0

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

2 0 0 .0 0
1 9 * .0 0
2 2 0 .0 0

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

ELECTRONICS TECHNICIANS --M A N U FACTURING ------------

*63
107

* 0 .0
* 0 .0

3 1 1 .0 0
2 6 1 .0 0

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

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

•
*

*

*

•
1

*

16
7
9

16
12
*

31
17
1*

29
15
1*

2*
6
18

6
6
*

•

*

12
3
9

-

•
*

*

*

*

-

1
*

-

-

1
*

5
*

3
2

5
5

23
9

1*
8

6
6

13
7

*
1

5
*

*
*

2
2

2
2

7
7

*

1

•

-

*

*

*

*

2
2

5
5

9
9

37
27

52
*5

33
25

17
1*

8
*

13
3

2
1

3
*

*

A
3

8
6

37
35

9
9

13
7

15
12

*
*

2
2

6
6

*
*

2
2

“

-

-

-

-

5
*

6

9
6

10
5

17
11

13
11

13
12

5
5

5
5

8
8

2*
2*

1
1

-

2
2

•

-

3
-

6
1
5

10
1
9

25
2
23

25
11
1*

20
7
13

16
9
7

30
12
18

9
5
*

6
2
*

2
2
*

3
3
*

6
3
3

*
1
3

5
5
-

3
3
-

1
1
-

37
30

52
**

56
*2

*6
13

30
*

32
28

23
23

18
18

58
35
23

51
3*
17

38
30
8

18
10
8

58
50
8

9
9

15
15

3
3

A

25
19
2*
18
6

13
*
9

23
7
16

3
2
1

10
*
6

3
3

1
1

_

•

-

•

3

11
10
1

8
8

5
*

1*
10

18
17

13
13

20
9

12
5

22
17

272
16

72
3

3
1

COMPUTER PROGRAMMERS (BUSINESS).
NONMANUFACTURING ---- --------COMPUTER OPERATORS. CLASS A
MANUFACTURING -----------computer

operators, class

b

MANUFACTURING ---- --- --NONMANUFACTURING --------

class

b

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

-----------NONMANUFACTURING -------manufacturing

.

•

•

-

•

1

1

-

-

-

-

-

*

-

-

-

2
2

-

11
11

21
17

**

-

-

*

-

-

-

-

A

-

9
8
1

9
8
1

5

10
5
5

-

3

2

A
*

*

22
20
2
-

3
-

_

*
•

*

*

_

.

-

1
1

*

-

.

_

.

.

-

-

-

-

*

*

20
20

11
11

3
3

8
8

22
22

-

•
-

•
-

•
-

-

-

.

.

.

-

-

-

-

-

-

•

•

.

*

*

“

*

*

.

ELECTRONICS TECHNICIANS. CLASS At
MANUFACTURING ----------------- ---

51

* 0 .0

2 8 5 .0 0

2 7 9 .5 0

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

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

2

12

*

9

2

7

11

3

1

-

-

-

-

-

ELECTRONICS TECHNICIANS. CLASS BM A N U FACTURING ---------------------

155
51

* 0 .0
* 0 .0

3 0 2 .5 0
2 * 0 .5 0

3 2 5 .5 0
2 * 3 .0 0

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

•

.

.

*
*

.

*

1
*

9
9

8
*

5
3

11
10

3*
5

60
*

2
-

_

•

-

-

A

9
8

•

•

8
8

132
121

3 9 .5
* 0 .0

2 5 2 .0 0
2 5 * .5 0

2 * 8 .5 0
2 * 9 .5 0

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

•

.

*
*

3
2

*
3

29
2*

18
17

21
21

1*
11

21
21

8
8

8
8

2
2

R EGISTERED INDUSTRIAL NURSES
MANUFACTURING --- ---------

-

*

•

.

See fo o tn o te s at end o f t a b le s .




7

-

-

-

*

-

•

•

.

•

•

Table A -2 a .

W e e k ly earnings of professional and technical w o rk e rs —large establishm ents in B u ffa lo , N .Y ., O cto b er 1976
W eek ly earnings
(standard)

O c c u p a t io n a n d i n d u s t r y d i v i s i o n
rkers

A v era g e
w eek ly
h ours1
[standard)

1

N um be r o f w o r k e r s r e c e iv in g s t r a ig h t-t im e w e e k ly e a r n in g s o f ---S

U nder
M" n i

M edian

*

M id d le range

*

S

140

S

140

%

s

S

$

S

$

S

S

S

S

s

S

s

s

S

S

170

180

190

200

220

240

260

280

300

320

340

360

380

400

420

and
under
150

1 ------

S

160

170

*

180

*

190

440

460

-

160

150

and

220

240

260

280

300

320

340

360

380

400

420

440

460

over

1

200

5

5

*

1

10

12

10

10

8

5

2

2

3

7
3

14
7

10
6

17
14

14
12

6
6

6
6

*

*

*

*

2
2

ALL WORKERS
COMPUTER SYSTEMS ANALYSTS
(BUSINESS). CLASS A -------

3 9 .5

$
$
3 5 9 .0 0 3 6 5 .0 0

$

71

COMPUTER SYSTEMS ANALYSTS
(BUSINESS). CLASS 8
MANUFACTURING --- ---- ----------

80
56

3 9 .5
4 0 .0

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

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

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

COMPUTER PROGRAMMERS (BUSINESS).
CLASS A
MANUFACTURING --- -----

77
53

3 9 .0
3 9 .5

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

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

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

*

*

67

3 9 .0

2 5 1 .0 0

2 4 9 .0 0

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

-

-

-

-

53

3 8 .0

2 1 1 .0 0

1 9 5 .0 0

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

-

-

4

.

•

$

3 3 6 .0 0 - 3 9 3 .0 0

*

*

1

•

1
*

1
*

2

5

-

3

10

3

3

2
*

3
•

*

5
*

3
2

5
5

9
7

12
6

6
6

12
7

3
1

5
4

4
4

2
2

2
2

7
7

13

7

17

6

7

4

2

3

-

1

-

-

-

-

7

8

4

2

6

4

2

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

4
4

10
5

16
11

13
11

13
12

4
4

5
5

8
8

24
24

1
1

-

1
1

.

-

2
2

11
11

7
4

27
18

3
*

2
-

2
-

3
-

6
3

4
3

5
-

3
-

1
-

-

_

10
10

21
21

12
11

5
4

31
27

23
23

18
18

20
20

COMPUTER PROGRAMMERS (BUSINESS).
COMPUTER PROGRAMMERS

(BUSINESS).

COMPUTER OPERATORS. CLASS A
MANUFACTURING ----- ------

109
88

3 9 .5
4 0 .0

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

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

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

*

*

COMPUTER OPERATORS, CLASS B
N O N M A NUFACTUPING ---------

108
61

3 9 .0
3 8 .0

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

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

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

5
5

3
2

7
6

5
3

14
6

DRAFTERS, CLASS A — —
MANUFACTURING ------

192
186

4 0 .0
4 0 .0

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

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

2 9 3 .0 0 - 3 9 7 .0 0
2 9 3 .0 0 - 3 9 7 .0 0

-

•

-

-

_

DRAFTERS, CLASS B ------MANUFACTURING — ----

166
145

4 0 .0
4 C .0

2 8 8 .0 0
2 8 9 .0 0

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

2 5 3 .0 0 - 3 2 0 .0 0
2 5 2 .0 0 - 3 2 0 .0 0

79
55

4 0 .0
4 0 .0

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

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

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

.

DRAFTERS. CLASS C ---- -------m a n u f a c t u r i n g ----- -------ELECTRONICS TECHNICIANS
MANUFACTURING --------- ---

*
-

1
1

4
4

15
12

10
10

15
14

18
17

18
10

58
50

9
9

15
15

3
3

•

.

•

*

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

3
3

2
2

4
4

-

7
7

18
18

5
4

23
7

3
2

10
4

3
3

1
1

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

•

•

-

—

•

•

*

*

*

6
2

18
17

13
13

20
9

12
5

17
12

48
16

7
3

1
1

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

ELECTRONICS TECHNICIANS. CLASS A-

65

4 0 .0

2 8 9 .5 0

2 9 3 .0 0

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

-

-

-

ELECTRONICS

69

4 0 .0

2 9 9 .0 0

3 0 8 .5 0

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

-

-

-

104
96

3 9 .5
4 0 .0

2 5 7 .5 0
2 6 0 .0 0

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

2 1 9 .5 0 - 2 9 5 .5 0
2 2 0 .5 0 - 2 9 6 .5 0

-

_

-

•

-

*

-

1
*

-

-

-

-

2

12

4

12

7

6

14

7

1

-

-

-

-

-

1

1

9

8

5

11

34

-

-

-

-

-

2
1

4
3

22
20

16
15

14
14

9
6

19
19

8
8

8
8

2
2

17 at $4 6 0 to $ 4 8 0 ; 3 at $480 to $ 5 0 0 ; and 2 at $ 50 0 to $ 5 2 0 .

See fo o tn o te s at end o f ta b le s .




*22
22

•

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

W o r k e r s w e r e d is trib u te d as f o llo w s :

11
11

8
8

*

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

*

-

3
3

*

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

REGISTERED INDUSTRIAL NURSES
MANUFACTURING -— ---- — —

*

-

•

4 0 .0
4 0 .0

B-

*

-

•

*

•

*

143
78

technicians, class

*

8
8

•

8

Table A -3 . A verage w ee k ly earnings of o ffice, professional, and technical w o rkers, by sex,
in B u ffalo , N .Y ., O ctober 1976
Average
(m ean2 )

Average
(m ean2

S ex, 3 o c c u p a tio n , and in d u s try d iv is io n

Number
of
woricers

)

W eekly
hours
(standard'

*

OFFICE OCCUPATIONS - HEN

W eekly
earnings 1
(standard)

S e x, 3 o c c u p a tio n , and in d u stry d iv is io n

W eekly
hour* 1
standard)

OFFICE OCCUPATIONS W M —CONTINUED
O EN

$

m

Number
of
w oikea

W eekly
earnings1
(standard)

$

39.5 265.00

!

Ave rage
(m e i n 2 )

S ex, 3 o c c u p a tio n , and in d u s try d iv is io n

39*5 198.00

361 38.0
84

39.0 141.50

COM
PUTER SYSTEMS ANALYSTS
(DUbincbdi «

81

39.5

282 38eS 212.00

w L v n L 1 A l'iL w f

L L n -b b

manufacturing

----------

■ ■ ■

***

-------------------—-----

338
247

J7 ab

172 • 50

NL 1 A IL

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

TRANSCRIBING-MACHINE TYPISTS

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

See fo o tn o te s

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

b lL L t K b

ttt

51

428
213
215
25

LLLK* o

—

J33

306

38.0 187.50
38.0 190.50
191.00
40.0 200.00
38. 0 170.50

39.0 150.50

, ,

159.00
N U N n A N U r A v IU K & N u

ELECTRONICS TECHNICIANS* CLASS At
ELECTRONICS TECHNICIANS. CLASS 6-

147

40.0 309.50

PROFESSIONAL AND TECHNICAL
OCCUPATIONS - W M
O EN
187.50

133.00
142.00
124.00
166.00

REGISTERED INDUSTRIAL NURSES

at en d o f t a b le s .




39.0 151.00
162.00

262.00

39.0 167.00

38.5
39.5
37.5
38.5

606

•••••••••••

470 39.0 178.00
209 39.5
30. j
171
97

MANUFACTURING

1 K m I/L

B lL L lN b * P 1 A L M ilN t

r ATH U LL

STENOGRAPHERS* SENIOR

178.00
132.53

231.50
39.0 119.50

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

45
■ *

87 39.0 314.50
52 39.5 336.50

39.0
40.0 270.00

506 39.5 207.50 ACCOUNTING CLERKS* CLASS B
377 40.0 209.00
LI

39.5 316.50
53 40.0 322.50
63 39.5 311.50

39.5 200.00
W U N IW N U r AV* 1 U K I N O

25

$

39.5 364.SO

134.00

85 39.0 228.50 * "manufacturing ---------------------------- —
58

NONMANUFACTURING1

COM
PUTER PROGRAM ERS (BUSINESS)*
M
C L A b b A ---------------- —--- -----

"A N U t A v IU K IN b

NONMANUFACTURING

W eekly
earnings 1
(standard)

PROFESSIONAL AND TECHNICAL
OCCUPATIONS - M
EN

38 a 5 157.00
1*305

W eekly
standard)

COM
PUTER SYSTEMS ANALYSTS
(BUSINESS) t CLASS B •■ ■ ■ —«■ ■ •

4B.0

Number
of
workers

9

—

—

130

Table A -3 a . A verage w e e k ly earnings of office, professional, and technical w o rkers, by s e x large estab lishm ents in B u ffalo , N .Y ., O ctober 1976
S ex, 3 o c c u p a tio n , and in d u stry d iv is io n

W eek ly
hours 1
(standard)

W eek ly
earn in gs1
(standard)

Sex, 3 o c c u p a tio n , and in d u stry d iv is io n

OFFICE OCCUPATIONS - M
EN
ACCOUNTING CLERKS. CLASS A

—

Number
of
workers

W eek ly
hours 1
[standard)

OFFICE OCCUPATIONS W M —CONTINUED
O EN
— --------

114

3 9 .5

1T r 1 b 1b t

wLAbb

W eek ly
earnings1
(standard)

PROFESSIONAL
OC C U PA TI ONS v v * ** U I w*.

A
3 9 •5

OFFICE OCCUPATIONS

-

147

736

4 0 .0

2 0 8 .0 0

58

3 8 .5

3 9 .5

3 9 .0

nn

r\

. _

•u

C

J T j l L. r"

A N A l^vT v

1 2 7 .0 0

67

1 6 3 .0 0

38 •5

169*00

212.00
3 8 •5
38 •0

vL A jb

AND T E C H N I C A L
MEN— C O N T I N U E D

1 4 6 .5 0

2 5 4 .5 0

50

-

63

C L m L 1A K l C v t

3 9 .5

2 3 3 .0 0

152*00

38* 5

239*50

38 •5

"
115

119*00

S3

198*00
b t C ' t 1A K IL

jt

LLAbb

C
Jb J

NONMANUFACTURING:
PUBLIC UTILITIES

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

34

38*5

253*00

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

324

3 9 .5

STENOGRAPHERS. GENERAL ---------------------MANUFACTURING---------------— ——----—

301
165

3 9 .0

1 6 8 .5 0

3 9 .5

1 7 2 .5 0

STENOGRAPHERS. SENIOR ------------------------

249

3 9 .0

1 8 7 .0 0

l U

4 0 .0
3 8 .5

1 6 4 .5 0

0

N U N M A N U r A t 1 UK I N b

PROFESSIONAL AND TECHNICAL
OCCUPATIONS - M
EN




63

10

4 0 .0

2 8 9 .5 0

69

4 0 .0

2 9 9 .0 0

PROFESSIONAL AND TECHNICAL

COM
PUTER SYSTEMS ANALYSTS

See fo o tn o te s at end o f t a b le s .

65

ELECTRONICS TECHNICIANS. CLASS B-

2 1 3 .5 0

136

ELECTRONICS TECHNICIANS. CLASS A-

KEYPUNCH OPERATORS. CLASS B:

1 7 7 .5 0

SECRETARIES. CLASS

W eekly
earnings *
(standard)

1 7 3 .0 0

j o

j

W eekly
hours 1
standard)

COM
PUTER PROGRAM ERS (BUSINESS).
M

WM
O EN

NONMANUFACTURINGt

S ex, 3 o c c u p a tio n , and in d u s try d iv is io n

Number
of
workers

$

2 5 8 .5 0

90

A verage
(m e a n 2 )

A verage
(m e a n 2 )

A v era ge
(m e a n 2 )
Number
of
workers

3 9 .5

3 6 3 .0 0

Table A -4 .

H ourly earnings of m a in ten a n c e , toolroom , and p o w e rp la n t w orkers in B u ffa lo , N .Y ., O cto b er 1976
Hourly earnings 4

O ccu p ation and in du stry d iv is io n

of
workers

N um ber o f w o r k e r s r e c e iv in g s t r a ig h t-t im e h o u r ly ea rn in g s o f ---S
S
S
%
S
S
s
S
S
s
s
S
s
S
S
S
s
~ i ------- 1 ------- T ------- S
S
S
*.00 *.20 *.*0 *.60 *.80 5.00 5.20 5.*0 5.60 5. 80 6. 00 6.20 6.*0 6.60 6•Bo 7.00 7.20 7, 60 7.60 7 .80 8.00 8.A0 8 .8 0

Mean 2 Median2

Middle range 2

and
under

$
7.29
7.27

$
7.20
7.21

$
$
6.86- 7.99
6.89- 7.99

MAINTENANCE ELECTRICIANS ------------------m a n u f a c t u r in g ------------ -----------------------

1.17 1
1.126

7.*7
7.*8

7.22
7.28

6.75- 8.6*
6.75- 8.6*

MAINTENANCE PAINTERS -------—--------------MANUFACTURING----- ------- —-------- -------

1*7
138

7.12
7.21

6.93
6.96

MAINTENANCE MACHINISTS ----------------------MANUFACTURING ------------------------------ —

**7
*27

7.0*
7.01

MAINTENANCE MECHANICS (MACHINERY) MANUFACTURING-------------------— ------ — —

l.*93
1 »*57

1
1

*
A

1
1

1*
9

7
3

7
7

-

7
7

21
21

25
25

16
15

11
11

6
5

12
12

28
27

10
10

*
•

9
9

10
10

98
97

7
5

26
22

33
33

*7
*7

87
85

16*
139

80
80

73
73

69
67

7
6

*
A

a

-

-

*29
*29

16
16

-

2
1

6
6

9
3

5
5

1
1

21
21

7
7

15
15

16
16

8
8

-

3
3

1
-

3
3

*
A

*5
*5

-

•

•

-

*
*

21
21

•

-

-

18
18

*8
*8

28
28

18
18

97
97

9
*

83
83

57
56

1*
IA

13
13

22
12

9
9

6
6

21
21

13
13

35
35

79
79

1*
1*

18
18

37
37

8
8

80

79
79

7
7

91
6*

67
62

3A
3*

30
30

79 779
79 779

7
7

-

38
18
20

76
76

*

2
2
2

36
32
32

37
10
27
27

9
9

“

A*
32
12
12

11
10

19
15

1

1

*
*

21
6
15
15

20
3
17
17

2*

-

2*
15

5
5

_

•
-

8
8

15
15

2
2

28
2S

20
20

7
7

71
68

5*
5*

100
100

53
53

56
56

6
6

15
15

1
1

3
3

1
1

6
6

11
11

3*
15

9
9

*2
*2

•

*

2*
23

“

15
15

27
27

16
16

2
2

158
158

69
69

93
93

*2
*2

30
30

80

26
9
9

1
5
5

-

-

-

•

—

-

-

-

-

-

-

•

•

-

-

-

2
2

2
2

6.28- 6. *2
6.32- 8.*2

*

-

-

-

6.91
6.91

6.*8- 7.*7
6.*8- 7.*J

-

-

-

-

7.79
7.80

8.5*
8.5*

6.89- 8.6*
6.89- 8.6*

•

15
15

-

-

MAINTENANCE MECHANICS
(M
OTOR VEHICLES) ----- ------ -------- --------------MANUFACTURING -------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ------------------------------PUBLIC UTILITIES ---------------------------

55* 6.87
250 6.70
30* 7.02
25* 7.29

6.80
6.71
7.59
7.67

5.595.*56 .12 6.33-

8.1*
8.23
8.1*
8.1*

•
-

MAINTENANCE PIPEFITTERS ----------------------MANUFACTURING ——------------ -----------------

671
665

7.*9
7.50

7.30
7.30

6.89- 8.*6
6.89- 8.*6

•
-

-

MAINTENANCE SHEET-METAL W
ORKERS -----MANUFACTURING---------------- -------------- ------

228

7.62
208 7.71

7.*i)
7.58

6.89- e.*6
7 .19 - 8.*9

-

•

*

-

7.63
7.63

8.0*
8.0*

6.82- 8.*6
6.82- 8.*6

-

MAINTENANCE trades h e l p e r s ------— —
NONMANUFACTURING------------. . . . . . . . .
PUBLIC UTILITIES ---------------------------

2*5 6.3*
52 6.08
*5 6.29

6.*7
6.03
6.03

5.96- 7.16
5.96- 6.22
5.96- 6.22

MACHINE-TOOL OPERATORS (TOOLROOM )
MANUFACTURING ---------------- ------ -------------

593
593

7.87
7.87

8.5*
8.5*

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

897
897

8.03
8.03

STATIONARY ENGINEERS ----------------------------MANUFACTURING-----------------------— ---------BOILER TENOERS ----------------------------------- -----MANUFACTURING -------------------------------------

MILLWRIGHTS

-----------------------------------------------m a n u f a c t u r in g ---------------- --— --------------

-

-

1

•

1
-

17
1
16
12

7

•

7
3

1

8

-

8
-

A

-

-

-

-

-

•

-

•

-

*

*

5
5

3
3

62
62

*

2
2

*

19
10
10

22
1*
1*

25
10
10

27
*

-

-

7
7

.
“

21
21

10
10

13
13

11
11

*
*

50
50

7 108
7 108

9
9

31
3l

22
22

29
29

2*
2*

13
13

26
26

3
3

75
75

*8
*8

16
16

*

3
2

19
11

6
6

9
9

29
23

*9
*8

20
16

52
52

6
6

20
10

13
13

*
*

8
8

_

25
25

-

10
10

8

8

9
9

•

-

-

-

-

1
1

.

2
2
-

20
2

11

*

-

*

*
-

-

•
-

-

*

7.20- 8.5*
7.20- 8.5*

-

•

-

-

-

-

“

1
1

6.66 7.37- 8.71
6•66 7.37- 8.71

•

.

.

.

-

_

•

-

-

-

-

*

8
8

386 6.8*
352 6.82

6.91
6.91

5.88- 7.72
5.53- 7.58

•

•

.

-

8

-

*

*

*

*

12
12

86 6.71
86 6.71

6.67
6.67

6 .3 1- 7.17
6 .3 1- 7.17

.

•

.

•

-

*

-

3

*

8

“

75
7*

*
*

-

-

11

-

•

-

-

-

-

-

a
8

over

•

58
58

-

2 23*
2 23*

22
22

-

*

ilA
6
108
108

5

-

•

-

1.16*
1.16*

*

76

«

See fo o tn o te s at end o f ta b le s .




•

•

17*
158

8.80

C
O

ALL W
ORKERS
MAINTENANCE CARPENTERS ------------------------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------

o

*.20 *.*0 *.6o * .8 0 5.00 5.20 5.*0 5.60 5.80 6. 00 6. 20 6•A0 6.60 6.80 7.00 7.20 7.A0 7« 6Q 7*80. 8.00

-

2
2

1
1

*

9A
9A

136 A51
136 *51

37
37

17
17

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

1
1

11
11

-

5

5
5

•

•
*
.
-

12
12

2 569
2 569
'

332
332

-

18
15

A1
*1
10
10

6
6

T ab le A -4 a . Hourly earnings of m aintenance, toolroom , and p o w e rp la n t w o rk e rs —large estab lish m en ts
in B u ffa lo , N .Y ., O ctober 1976
H o u rly e a ■mngs

4

d u m b e r o f w o r k e r s r e c e iv in g s t r a ig h t-t im e h ou r ly e a r n in g s o f —
$
$
S
3
S
$
i
S
i
s
s
T
T
%
$
i
S
s
%
4.40 4.60 4.80 5.00 5.20 5.40 5.60 5.80 6.00 6.20 6.40 6.60 6.80 7. 00 7.20 7. 40 7. 60 7. 80 8.00 8.40 8.80

O ccu p ation and in du stry d iv is io n

of
w orkers

i

S

N um ber

M ean 2

M e d ia n 2

M id d le r a n g e 2

and
under

4,60 4.80 5.00 5.20 5.40 5.60 5.80 6.00 6.20 6.40 6.60 6.80 7.00 7. 20 7.40 7. 60 7,M
ALL W
ORKERS
MAINTENANCE CARPENTERS
MANUFACTURING —----- -

133
117

$
7,36
7.35

$
7.30
7.30

$
$
6.86- 8.12
6.89- 8.12

maintenance electricia n s

926 7.76
906 7.77

7.65
7.65

MAINTENANCE PAINTERS —
MANUFACTURING —

119
115

7.33
7.38

MAINTENANCE MACHINISTS
MANUFACTURING ----- -----

323
303

MAINTENANCE MECHANICS (MACHINERY)
MANUFACTURING -------------------------------

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

6.86- 8.64
6.86- 8.64

•

•

-

-

-

-

7.15
7.15

6.60- 8.42
6.64- 8.42

•

•

-

1
-

-

-

7.07
7.03

6.89
6.89

6.48- 7.49
6.48- 7.40

•

.
-

-

1,299
1,263

8.10
8.13

8.64
8.64

7.53- 8.64
7.58- 8.64

.

MAINTENANCE MECHANICS
(M
OTOR VEHICLES) ----------------------------MANUFACTURING ----- —NONMANUFACTUPING —
PUBLIC UTILITIES ------------------

208
153
55
51

7.56
7.46
7.83
7.90

7.59
7.19
7.69
7.69

6.756 .7 17.597.59-

1
1

MAINTENANCE PIPEFITTERS -------------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------

560
554

7.57
7.59

7.30
7.30

6 . 89 -

maintenance sheet - metal workers
manufacturing -----------

226 7.64
206 7.73

7.49
7.58

7.71
7.71

MILLWRIGHTS ----------------------------MANUFACTURING -----------------—
MAINTENANCE TRADES HELPERS»
NONM
ANUFACJURING t
PUBLIC UTILITIES ----- ----

1,070
1,070

8.46
8.46
8.14
8.14

6.89- 8.46

-

•

-

3
3

6
5

5
5

33
33

19
19

87
85

109
109

32
32

73
73

61
59

7
6

1
1

9
9

7
7

11
11

16
16

8
8

_
*

3
3

-

18
18

44
44

28
28

18
18

53
53

*

59
59

14
14

18
18

17
17

2
2

80
76

79
79

7
7

1
1

1
1

23
22

3
1

20
16

2
1

2
2

3
2

5
5

-

3
3

•

-

-

9

81 * 0_ 8.80

28
27

over

10
10

4
*

4
4

8 429
- 429

16
16

1

1
1

4
4

45
45

.
*

33
32

14
14

7
7

22
12

9
9

6
6

79
52

67
62

34
34

30
30

79 779
79 779

7
7

58
58
-

5
5
5
*

•

.

-

-

•

*

*

*

*

*

7
7

-

-

-

-

-

-

1
1

4
4

10
10

9
9

32
32

9
8
1
1

19
15
4
*

11
6
5
5

20
3
17
17

3
3
3

-

-

-

-

2
2

13
13

2
2

26
23

10
10

7
7

71
68

52
52

48
48

53
53

28
28

6
6

6
6

2 234
2 234

1
1

1
1

6
6

11
11

34
15

9
9

42
42

-

*

1
1

“

24
23

-

1
1

2
2

94
94

27
27

16
16

2
2

158
158

57
57

39
39

42
42

30
30

37
37

17
17

136
136

451
451

-

1
1

11
11

332
332

12
12

2 569
2 569

-

_

•

*

“

6.89- 8.46
7 .19 - 8.49

.

•

.

•

-

-

-

-

*

8.30
8.30

6.82- 8.46
6.82- 8.46

-

-

'

'

1
1

*
5
S

3
3

38
38

11
11

-

2

-

10

14

-

*

5
5

10
10

13
13

11
11

4
4

50
50

7
7

108
108

5
5

3
3

*

14
14

15
15

13
13

13
13

26
26

3
3

75
75

48
48

16
16

22
22

*

1
1

15
11

6
6

9
9

27
21

17
16

17
16

22
22

6
6

17
10

9
9

4
4

8
8

•

•

10
10

8
8

9
9

26
6
20
20

10

1
1

8 .4 6

-

'

6.03

5.96- 6.22

-

-

-

-

7.95
7.95

8.54
8.54

7.2C- 8.54
7.2C- 8.54

-

_

_

*

“

*

1
1

TOOL AN OIE M
O
AKERS
MANUFACTURING ----- -----

819
819

8.22
8.22

8.66
8.66

7.48- 8.71
7.48- 8.71

•

.

-

-

.

•

-

*

*

*

*

*

STATIONARY ENGINEERS
MANUFACTURING — -

205
186

7.33
7.37

7.20
7.24

6.75- 8.20
6.79- 8.38

•

-

-

_

-

*

4
4

3
3

57
57

6.83
6.83

6.86
6.86

5.87- 7.17
5.87- 7.17

-

_

-

-

4
4

See footnotes at end o f tables.




16
15

3
3

571
571

BOILER TENOERS —
MANUFACTURING —

16
16

7
3

)
MACHINE-TOOL OPERATORS (TOOLROOM MANUFACTURING

36 6.02

13
13

13
8

-

-

MANUFACTURING —---- —-

.

7
7

1
1

•

M

-

-

1
1

.

12

-

•

-

-

-

-

4
4

•

5
5

41
41
10
10

_

*
•

6
6

Hourly earnings of m aterial m ovem ent and custodial w orkers in B uffalo, N .Y ., O cto b er 1976
N um be r o f w o r k e r s r e c e iv in g s t r a ig h t-t im e h o u r ly e a rn in g s o f -----

earnings 4

M edian 2

M iddle range 2

and
under

O

Mean 2

s
i
3.60 3.80

o

of

O ccu p ation and in d u stry d iv is io n

* >*

S
S
“ 5 ----------S
$
$
"5 "
2.30 2.40 2.50 2.60 2. 80 3.00 3.20

U M
•
^
O

Hourly
Number

$
s
s
s
s
1
s
s
i
S
T
s
4.20 4.40 4.60 4.80 5.00 5.40 5.80 6.20 6.60 7.00 7.40 7.80

and

1

1

T ab le A -5 .

2.40 2.50 2.60 2.80 3. 00 3.20 3.40 3.60 3.80 4.00 4.20 4 .40 4.60 4.80 5.00 5.4U 5.8U 6.20 6.6U 7.00 7.40 7.80

over

ALL W
ORKERS
2*732

$

$

6.71

$

5.90-

$

18

20

37

55

21

6U 161

23

575

171

581

44

852

57

—4 J J

HC

1R

1

Mw L

*

1*088

® m
m

1
1

L

211

i

XJ

i

i J

66
TRUCKORIVERS# HEAVY TRUCK

995

1
1

*

50

33

205

8
TRUCKDRIVERS. HEAVY TRUCK
l U 1nL H

1 it AIN

1K A l L t K 1

mm

*

231
18

*

5 .19 -

o

«0*j

31

;

XJ

5*02

lj

*

21

3 * 3(i*

21

36
13

O•0 3 *
H L 1A IL

1 KMUL

j

JL

6.87

38

1

* W o r k e r s w e r e at $ 7 .8 0 to $ 8 .2 0 .
See fo o tn o te s at end o f ta b le s .




13

31

86

5

<
►0

JO

30

13

1

13
1

i

1

_

692

382

1 JU

cj

1

21

1

*

*

T ab le A -5 .

H ourly earnings of m a te ria l m ovem ent and custodial w o rkers in B uffalo, N .Y ., O cto b er 1 9 7 6 — C ontinued
N u m ber o f w o r k e r s r e c e iv in g s t r a ig h t-t im e h o u r ly e a r n in g s o f—

H o u r ly e a r n in g s

s

N um ber

O ccu p ation and in du stry d iv is io n

of
workers

M ean

2

M e d ia n 2

M id d le r a n g e 2

1 -------- 4
2 .3 0 2 .4 0 2 .5 0
and
unde r
2 .4 0

2 . 5 ? 2 .6 o

S

S

2 .6 0

2 .8 0

2 .8 0

3 .0 0

S

~5--------1
--------- 1--------1 -------- S
.0 0 3 . 2 0 3 . 4 0 3 .6 0 3 .8 0 4 . 0 0

4 .2 0

4 .2 0

4 .4 0

T -------- S
4 .4 0 4 .6 0

S
S
4 » 8 q 5 .0 0

s

s

5 .4 0

5 .8 0

S
6 .2 0

S
■5------- S
6* 60 7 .0 0 7 . 4 0

5 .0 Q

5 .8 0

6 .2 0

6 .6 0

7 ,4 0

.2 0

3 .4 0

3 .6 0

3 .8 0

4 .0 0

4 .6 0

4 .8 0

5 .4 0

7 .0 0

and

7 .8 0

ALL WORKERS—
CONTINUED
$

$

$

$

I fo
HANUr Av » UKlriu

""

"""

"
20

POWER-TRUCK OPERATORS (OTHER
THAN F O R K L I F T ) ---------------- ------ ----------------“ A n U r A w 1 U K 1 It j

UU A lf U -

AIMU

"

VIA 9 v l ii iteFv

*1 7

6 .1 6

6 .4 2

5 . 6 7 - 6 .8 6

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

5

-

—

60

63

-

33

14

11

87

195

53

112
87
25

211

364
J
11

114

17

171

56

9

-

"

® ®

45

1

3 JO

1

•UARDS*
JANITORS, PORTERS, AND CLEANERS

---------

3 ,0 3 5
1 ,1 3 5

3 .7 8
2 .8 7

H L 1A IL

See

2 .9 3

2 . 4 0 - 5 .1 6

703
703

172

102

93

474

72

94

89
1

468

62

1H AUL

fo o tn o te s

at end




o f ta b le s -

14

24
13
11

55
25
30

47
32
15
1

66
32
34
19

47
24
23

75
43
32

63
51
12

11

91

S

7 .8 o

-

over

Table A -5 a . Hourly earnings of m a te ria l m o vem en t and custodial w o rke rs —large establishm en ts
in B uffalo, N .Y ., O ctober 1976
N u m ber o f w o r k e r s r e c e iv in g s t r a ig h t-t im e h o u rly ea rn in gs o f -

Hourly earnings 4

O ccu p ation and in du stry d iv is io n

of
w o rk e rs

S

- "5--------- S
i— " 5
S
s --------- s—
i—
s
$
" 5 ---------" 5 --------S
S
S
S
s
2.30 2.40 2.50 2.60 2.80 3.00 3.20 3.40 3.60 3.80 4.00 4.20 4.40 4.60 4.80 5.00 5.40 5.80 6.20 6.60 7.00 7.40

s

N um ber

M ean2

Median2

Middle range 2

$

$

S

and
under

3.80 4.00 4.20 4.40 4.60 4.80 5.00 5.40 5.80 6,2(1 6,60 7.00 7.40 7.80

2.40 2.50 2.60 2.80 3.00 3.20 3.40

ALL W
ORKERS
475

197
84

$

$

$

6*33

6.71

6.12- 6.71

7.05

6.31- 7.05

73

r-

TRUCKDRIVERS. HEAVY TRUCK

$

6.11- 6.78

1
-

-

2

2

58
36

1

i

86

168

18

27

104

5
36

10

13

^

) 58

24
24

J

6.26

3

^3

5.44- 6.26
r*

1J

Q

5.20- 5.97

12

18

288

40

13

o • u £

3

1

JO

1

MATERIAL HANDLING

laborers ----------------

739

6.05

6.21

1.323

5.73- 6.93
5.7 3— 6.53

11

2

7

2

4

5

23

i

5.77- 6.93
5.77— 6.93

6^2

2.38

2.35- 5.26

JANITORS# PORTERS. AN CLEANERS
D

923

116

9''3

j

GUARDSl

13

9

10

116

18

* 84™ r . 1 £

1*115

5.31

4*79- 6.04

2

18

22

n

9
*

135

* W o r k e r s w e r e at $ 7.80 to $ 8.20.
See fo o tn o te s at end o f ta b le s .




11

126

295

111

82
155

21

195

44

155

1

15

171

4

i

1

48

55

15

20
1

12

43

1

19

114

i

1
5.19

13

£

376
—

3

1

6 #0C

3.50

18

10

6

J1

POWER-TRUCK OPERATORS (OTHER
1.524

15

6?

6

35

51

12

1
40

91

1
177

255

109

-

T a b le A -6 . A verage hourly earnings of m ain ten a n c e , to o lro o m , p o w e rp la n t, m a te ria l m o v em e n t,
and custodial w o rke rs , by sex, in B uffalo, N .Y ., O ctober 1976
S ex ,

3

o c c u p a tio n , and in d u s tr y d iv is io n

Num ber
of
workers

A vera ge
(m ean 2 )
hourly
earnings4

L L tt

A vera ge
( m ea n 2 )
hourly
earnings4

S ex, 3 o c c u p a tio n , and in d u s tr y d iv is io n

Number
of
workers

A vera ge
(m e a n 2 )
hourly
earnings4

MATERIAL MOVEMENT AND CUSTODIAL
OCCUPATIONS - MEN— CONTINUED
$

$
NTLh j

"

158

MANUFACTURING
MAINTENANCE

Number
of
workers

MATERIAL MOVEMENT AND CUSTODIAL
OCCUPATIONS - MEN

MAINTENANCE. TOOLROOM, AND
POWERPLANT OCCUPATIONS - MEN
HAINTl N A N C u CAHr l

S ex, 3 o c c u p a tio n , and in d u stry d iv is io n

TKICIANo

" " " " "

MANUFACTURING

" " " "
mm m

7.27

1.171
iT t 1 W A »

1 1* A l . «

J i JJ

151
It 644
H A N U r A C * U K IWO * " • • ■ * * *

"

"

"

56

7.76

911

267

5*32

1 I n W •% .»"* 9

NUNMANUr ACTUKlNv?
t r uckdrivers, heavy
it r m i.il

MANUFACTURING

■■ ■■

665

7.SO

1 1IMIt

truck

II t A X L. L A r

167

M AN U r AC 1U K X N O

6.09

_

751

1.10*
a

52

5llA

6.06

c i a x»

i ** a u l.

MATERIAL MOVEMENT AND CUSTODIAL
OCCUPATIONS - WOMEN

149
3*45
897
j I A I 1 U N Al< T




L N v 1 r iH C ■*w
.

*

306
352

r-

8.03

o
y

, ^

w L /A K U j
H xrl A X C

1nA U u

265

®**

AMU

y a

N A 1 V .r1H tN

JANITORS. PORTERS. AND CLEANERS

86
A C 1A

See fo o tn o te s at end o f ta b le s .

16

XC

1K A U u

* "*

®

--------

1,330

3.13




Table A-6a. Average hourly earnings of maintenance, toolroom.
powerplant, material movement, and custodial workers, by s e x large establishments in Buffalo, N.Y., October 1976
S ex,

3

o c c u p a tio n , and in d u stry d iv is io n

Number
of
workers

A vera ge
(m e a n 2 )
hourly
earnings4

S ex, 3 o c c u p a tio n , and in d u s tr y d iv is io n

MAINTENANCE« TOOLROOM. AND
POWERPLANT OCCUPATIONS - MEN

Number
of
woikers

A verage
(m e a n t)
hourly
earnings 4

MATERIAL MOVEMENT AND CUSTODIAL
OCCUPATIONS - MEN— CONTINUED
$
TRUCKDRIVERS

X

117

— ----------- -- --------

926

119

7 .3 3

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

323

7 .0 7

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

1 .2 9 9
1 .2 6 3

8 .1 3

(MOTOR V E H IC L E S ) ---------------------------------------- --------

208

7 .5 6

55
51

CONTINUED

7 .7 6

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

-

7 .3 5

7 .9 0

MANUFACTURING ----------------------- -------------------- -------MAINTENANCE ELECTRICIANS

$
TKUCf'UK 1VEK51 MtUlUM THUVm
K

MAINTENANCE PAINTERS

MAINTENANCE MACHINISTS

MANUFACTURING--------------—
i**» I L n w f i v U

TRUCKDRIVERS. HEAVY TRUCK

fit.vii^ rrtv^

PUBLIC U TILITIE S

— -------------------------------

f JJ
l*IMX P* |

* X* L i X l f L n j

j

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

Ov

554

f UJ

7 .5 9
1 .3 1 8

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

206

7 .7 3
POWER-TRUCK OPERATORS (OTHER

Jt j !

NONMANUFACTUPING t
36

1 .0 8 8

MACHINE-TOOL OPERATORS (TOOLROOM) -

571

7 .9 5

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

819

8 .2 2

GUARDS*

JANITORS. PORTERS. AND CLEANERS —

795

5 .4 2

279

4 .7 5

NONMANUFACTUPING:
O 1A 1 lu N A n T

5

MANUFACTURING----------------------- --—

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

186

7 .3 7

BOILER TENDtRS -----------------------------------------MANUFACTURING --------------------------------------

57
57

6 .8 3
6 .8 3

TRUCKORIVERS ------------------------ — -----------------

474

6 .4 7

NONMANUFACTURING ------- — — --------------

197

6 .3 3

MATERIAL MOVEMENT AND CUSTODIAL
OCCUPATIONS - W
OMEN

MATERIAL MOVEMENT AND CUSTODIAL
OCCUPATIONS - M
EN
JANITORS. PORTERS. AND CLEANERS ------

See fo o tn o te s at end o f ta b le s .

17

NONMANUFACTURINGJ

Table A-7. Percent increases in average hourly earnings for selected
occupational groups, adjusted for employment shifts.
in Buffalo, N.Y., for selected periods
Industry and o c c u p a tio n a l group
(m e n and w om en com b in ed )

O c to b e r 1972
to
O c t o b e r 1973

O c to b e r 1973
to
O c to b e r 1974

O cto b e r 1974
to
O c to b e r 1975

O c t o b e r 1975
to
O c t o b e r 1976

A ll in d u s tr ie s :
____ _ _____ ____
O ffic e c l e r i c a l . _ _ _____ _ .
E le c t r o n ic data p r o c e s s i n g _______
___ _ _ _ _ _
In d u stria l n u r s e s ____ ________ _____________ ____ _ __
S killed m ain ten an ce t r a d e s * * _ __ __
U n skilled plant w o r k e r s * * ___ _______ _ _ _______

6.4
*
6.7
8.1
7.4

8.2
8.8
10.0
9.5
9.1

8.1
7.7
10.6
9.9
8.9

7.0
6.9
8.2
10.0
8.9

M a n u fa ctu rin g :
O ffic e c l e r i c a l _
____ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
__
__ _ __
E le c t r o n ic data p r o c e s s i n g _____ _ _______ _________
In d u stria l n u r s e s _ _______ _ _ _______ _ ________ __
S killed m a in te n a n ce t r a d e s * * ______________________
U n sk illed plant w o r k e r s * * _________________________

6.6
*
6.5
8.1
7.7

9.0
9.5
10.0
9.8
9.6

9.2
9.0
12.0
10.1
9.9

7.2
8.5
7.8
10.1
9.9

7.2

6.5
***
***

***

N on m an u factu rin g :
O ffic e c l e r i c a l ___________________________ _____________
_ ________ _
E le c t r o n ic data p r o c e s s i n g _________
In d u stria l n u r s e s ___________ _____ ________ _ _
S k ille d m a in te n a n ce t r a d e s * * _____________________
U n sk illed plant w o r k e r s * * ____ ____________________

*
**
***

6.2
*

***

***

6.4

7.7

6.4

6.7
***
7.6

Data not a v a ila b le .
P e r c e n t i n c r e a s e s fo r p e r io d s ending p r io r to 1976 r e la te to m e n o n ly .
Data do not m e e t p u b lica tio n c r it e r i a .

Footnotes
1 Standard h ou rs r e fle c t the w o rk w e e k fo r w h ich e m p lo y e e s r e c e iv e th e ir r e g u la r s tr a ig h t-tim e s a la r ie s (e x c lu s iv e o f pay fo r o v e r t im e at r e g u la r a n d /o r p r e m iu m r a t e s ), and th e ea rn in g s corres'p on d
to these w eek ly h ou rs.
2 The m ean i s com p u te d fo r e a ch jo b by tota lin g the e a rn in g s o f a ll w o r k e r s and divid in g by the n u m ber o f w o r k e r s .
The m e d ia n d e s ig n a te s p o s itio n — h a lf o f the e m p lo y e e s su rv ey ed r e c e iv e m o r e
and h alf r e c e iv e le s s than the rate show n.
The m id d le ran ge is d e fin e d by 2 r a te s o f pay; a fou rth o f the w o r k e r s ea rn l e s s than the lo w e r o f th es e r a te s and a fou rth e a r n m o r e than the h igh er rate.
3 E a rn in g s data r e la te o n ly to w o r k e r s w h o se se x id e n tific a tio n w as p ro v id e d by the e s ta b lis h m e n t.
4 E x clu d es p r e m iu m pay fo r o v e r t im e and fo r w o rk on w e e k e n d s , h o lid a y s , and late s h ifts .




18

Appendix A
A r e a w a g e and r e la t e d b e n e fit s da ta a r e o b ta in e d b y p e r s o n a l v i s i t s
o f B u r e a u f ie ld r e p r e s e n t a t iv e s at 3 - y e a r in t e r v a ls . 1 In e a c h o f th e i n t e r ­
v e n in g y e a r s , in fo r m a t io n on e m p lo y m e n t and o c c u p a t io n a l e a r n in g s is c o l ­
le c t e d b y a c o m b in a t io n o f p e r s o n a l v i s i t , m a il q u e s t io n n a ir e , and te le p h o n e
in t e r v ie w f r o m e s t a b lis h m e n t s p a r t ic ip a t in g in th e p r e v io u s s u r v e y .
In e a c h o f th e 84 1 a r e a s c u r r e n t ly s u r v e y e d , da ta a r e o b ta in e d f r o m
2
r e p r e s e n t a t iv e e s t a b lis h m e n t s w ith in s ix b r o a d in d u s t r y d i v is io n s :
M a n u fa c ­
t u r in g ; t r a n s p o r t a t io n , c o m m u n ic a t io n , and o th e r p u b lic u t ilit ie s ; w h o le s a le
t r a d e ; r e t a i l t r a d e ; fin a n c e , in s u r a n c e , and r e a l e s t a t e ; and s e r v i c e s .
M a jo r
in d u s t r y g r o u p s e x c lu d e d f r o m t h e s e s tu d ie s a r e g o v e r n m e n t o p e r a t io n s and
th e c o n s t r u c t io n and e x t r a c t iv e in d u s t r ie s .
E s t a b lis h m e n t s h av in g f e w e r than
a p r e s c r i b e d n u m b e r o f w o r k e r s a r e o m itt e d b e c a u s e o f in s u f fic ie n t e m p l o y ­
m e n t in th e o c c u p a t io n s s tu d ie d .
S e p a r a te ta b u la tio n s a r e p r o v id e d f o r e a c h
o f th e b r o a d in d u s t r y d iv is io n s w h ic h m e e t p u b lic a tio n c r i t e r i a .
T h e s e s u r v e y s a r e c o n d u c te d on a s a m p le b a s i s .
T h e s a m p lin g
p r o c e d u r e s in v o lv e d e t a ile d s t r a t ific a t io n o f a ll e s t a b lis h m e n t s w ith in the
s c o p e o f an in d iv id u a l a r e a s u r v e y b y in d u s t r y and n u m b e r o f e m p lo y e e s .
F r o m th is s t r a t ifi e d u n iv e r s e a p r o b a b ilit y s a m p le is s e l e c t e d , w ith e a c h
e s t a b lis h m e n t h a v in g a p r e d e t e r m in e d c h a n c e o f s e le c t io n . T o o b ta in o p tim u m
a c c u r a c y at m in im u m c o s t , a g r e a t e r p r o p o r t io n o f la r g e th an s m a ll e s t a b ­
lis h m e n t s i s
s e le c t e d .
W hen da ta a r e c o m b in e d , e a c h e s t a b lis h m e n t is
w e ig h te d a c c o r d in g to it s p r o b a b ilit y o f s e le c t io n , so th a t u n b ia s e d e s t im a t e s
a re g e n e ra te d .
F o r e x a m p le , i f on e ou t o f fo u r e s t a b lis h m e n t s is s e l e c t e d ,
it i s g iv e n a w e ig h t o f fo u r to r e p r e s e n t i t s e l f p lu s t h r e e o t h e r s .
A n a lte r n a te
o f th e s a m e o r i g i n a l p r o b a b ilit y is c h o s e n in th e s a m e i n d u s t r y - s i z e c l a s s i ­
fic a t io n i f d a ta a r e n ot a v a ila b le f r o m th e o r i g i n a l s a m p le m e m b e r .
If no
s u it a b le s u b s titu te i s a v a ila b le , a d d itio n a l w e ig h t is a s s ig n e d to a s a m p le
m e m b e r th at is s im il a r t o th e m i s s i n g u n it.
O c c u p a t io n s and e a r n in g s
O c c u p a t io n s s e le c t e d f o r stu dy a r e c o m m o n to a v a r ie t y o f m a n u fa c ­
tu r in g and n o n m a n u fa c tu r in g in d u s t r ie s , and a r e o f th e f o llo w in g t y p e s :
(1) O f fic e c l e r i c a l ; (2) p r o f e s s i o n a l and t e c h n ic a l; (3) m a in te n a n c e , t o o l r o o m ,
and p o w e r p la n t ; and (4) m a t e r ia l m o v e m e n t and c u s t o d ia l.
O c c u p a tio n a l
c l a s s i f i c a t i o n is b a s e d on a u n ifo r m s e t o f jo b d e s c r i p t i o n s d e s ig n e d to take
a c c o u n t o f in t e r e s t a b lis h m e n t v a r ia t io n in d u tie s w ith in th e s a m e jo b .
O ccu ­
p a tio n s s e l e c t e d f o r stu dy a r e lis t e d and d e s c r i b e d in a p p e n d ix B .
U n le s s
o t h e r w is e in d ic a t e d , the e a r n in g s da ta fo llo w in g the jo b t i t l e s a r e f o r a ll
in d u s t r ie s c o m b i n e d .
E a r n in g s data f o r s o m e o f th e o c c u p a t io n s lis t e d and
1 P erson a l v isits w e re o n a 2 - y e a r c y c l e b e fo r e July 1 9 7 2 .
2 In c lu d e d

in

th e

84

areas

a re

14 studies c o n d u c t e d b y th e Bureau u n d er c o n t r a c t.

T h ese areas are

A k ro n , O h io ; A u s tin , T e x . ; B in g h a m ton , N . Y . —P a . ; B irm in g h a m , A l a . ; F ort L a u d erd a le—H o lly w o o d and W est
P a lm B e a ch —B o c a R a to n , F l a . ; L e x in g to n —F a y e tt e , K y . ; M e lb o u r n e —T it u s v ille —C o c o a , F l a . ; N o rfo lk —V ir g in ia
B ea ch —P ortsm outh and N ew p ort N ew s—H a m p to n , V a . —N . C . ; P ou g h k e e p sie —K in g ston —N ew b u rgh , N . Y . ; R a le ig h —
D u rh a m , N . C . ; S ta m fo r d , C o n n .; S y ra cu se , N . Y . ; U t ic a —R o m e , N . Y . ; an d W estch ester C o u n ty , N .Y .
In
a d d it io n , th e Bureau co n d u c ts m o r e l im i t e d a rea studies in a p p r o x im a t e ly 1 0 0 areas at th e
E m p lo y m e n t Standards A d m in is t ra tio n o f th e U . S. D e p a r tm e n t o f L a b or.




request o f the

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d e s c r i b e d , o r f o r s o m e in d u s t r y d iv is io n s w ith in th e s c o p e o f the s u r v e y , a r e
n o t p r e s e n t e d in th e A - s e r i e s t a b le s , b e c a u s e e it h e r (1) e m p lo y m e n t in th e
o c c u p a t io n i s t o o s m a ll to p r o v id e en o u g h da ta to m e r i t p r e s e n t a t io n , o r
(2) t h e r e i s p o s s i b i l i t y o f d i s c l o s u r e o f in d iv id u a l e s t a b lis h m e n t d a ta .
Sepa­
r a te m e n 's and w o m e n 's e a r n in g s da ta a r e n ot p r e s e n t e d w hen the n u m b e r o f
w o r k e r s n ot id e n t ifie d b y s e x i s 20 p e r c e n t o r m o r e o f th e m e n o r w o m e n
id e n t ifie d in an o c c u p a t io n .
E a r n in g s da ta n o t sh ow n s e p a r a t e ly f o r in d u s t r y
d iv is io n s a r e in c lu d e d in data f o r a ll in d u s t r ie s c o m b in e d .
L ik e w is e ,
d a ta a r e in c lu d e d in th e o v e r a l l c l a s s i f i c a t i o n w h en a s u b c la s s if ic a t io n o f
e l e c t r o n i c s t e c h n ic ia 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 n o t sh ow n o r i n f o r ­
m a t io n t o s u b c l a s s i f y i s n o t a v a ila b le .
O c c u p a t io n a l e m p lo y m e n t and e a r n in g s da ta a r e sh ow n f o r f u l l - t i m e
w o r k e r s , i . e . , t h o s e h ir e d to w o r k a r e g u la r w e e k ly s c h e d u le .
E a r n in g s data
e x c lu d e p r e m iu m p a y f o r o v e r t im e and f o r w o r k on w e e k e n d s , h o lid a y s , and
la te s h if t s . N o n p r o d u c t io n b o n u s e s a r e e x c lu d e d , but c o s t - o f - l i v i n g a llo w a n c e s
and in c e n t iv e b o n u s e s a r e in c lu d e d .
W e e k ly h o u r s f o r o f f i c 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 o c c u p a t io n s r e f e r to th e s ta n d a rd w o r k w e e k
(r o u n d e d to th e n e a r e s t h a lf h o u r ) f o r w h ic h e m p lo y e e s r e c e i v e r e g u la r
s t r a ig h t - t im e s a l a r i e s ( e x c l u s i v e o f p a y f o r o v e r t im e at r e 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 e e k ly e a r n in g s f o r t h e s e o c c u p a t io n s a r e ro u n d e d
to th e n e a r e s t h a lf d o l l a r .
T h e s e s u r v e y s m e a s u r e th e l e v e l o f o c c u p a t io n a l e a r n in g s in an a r e a
at a p a r t ic u la r t i m e .
C o m p a r is o n s o f in d iv id u a l o c c u p a t io n a l a v e r a g e s o v e r
t im e m a y n ot r e f l e c t e x p e c t e d w a g e c h a n g e s . T h e a v e r a g e s f o r in d iv id u a l jo b s
a r e a ff e c t e d b y c h a n g e s in w a g e s and e m p lo y m e n t p a t t e r n s .
F o r e x 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 b y h ig h - o r lo w - w a g e f i r m s m a y c h a n g e , o r
h ig h -w a g e w o r k e r s m a y a d v a n c e t o b e t t e r jo b s and b e r e p la c e d b y n ew
w o r k e r s at l o w e r r a t e s .
S u ch s h ift s in e m p lo y m e n t c o u ld d e c r e a s e an o c c u ­
p a t io n a l a v e r a g e e v e n th ou g h m o s t e s t a b lis h m e n t s in an a r e a in c r e a s e w a g e s
d u r in g th e y e a r .
C h a n g e s in e a r n in g s o f o c c u p a t io n a l g r o u p s , sh ow n in ta b le
A - 7 , a r e b e t t e r i n d ic a t o r s o f w a g e t r e n d s than a r e e a r n in g s c h a n g e s f o r
in d iv id u a l jo b s w ith in th e g r o u p s .
A v e r a g e e a r n in g s r e f l e c t c o m p o s i t e , a r e a w id e e s t im a t e s .
I n d u s t r ie s
and e s t a b lis h m e n t s d i f f e r in p a y l e v e l and jo b s ta ffin g , and th u s c o n tr ib u te
d if f e r e n t ly t o th e e s t im a t e s f o r e a c h j o b .
P a y a v e r a g e s m a y f a i l to r e f l e c t
a c c u r a t e ly th e w a g e d i f f e r e n t i a l a m o n g jo b s in in d iv id u a l e s t a b lis h m e n t s .
A v e r a g e p a y l e v e l s f o r m e n and w o m e n in s e le c t e d o c c u p a t io n s sh o u ld
n o t b e a s s u m e d to r e f l e c t d i f f e r e n c e s in p a y o f th e s e x e s w ith in in d iv id u a l
e s t a b lis h m e n t s .
F a c t o r s w h ich m a y c o n t r ib u t e to d if f e r e n c e s in c lu d e p r o ­
g r e s s i o n w ith in e s t a b lis h e d r a te r a n g e s (o n ly the r a t e s p a id in c u m b e n ts a r e
c o l l e c t e d ) and p e r f o r m a n c e o f s p e c i f i c d u tie s w ith in th e g e n e r a l s u r v e y jo b
d e s crip tio n s .
J ob d e s c r i p t i o n s u s e d to c l a s s i f y e m p lo y e e s in t h e s e s u r v e y s
u s u a lly a r e m o r e g e n e r a liz e d th an t h o s e u s e d in in d iv id u a l e s t a b lis h m e n t s
and a llo w f o r m i n o r d i f f e r e n c e s a m o n g e s t a b lis h m e n t s in s p e c i f i c d u tie s
p e r fo r m e d .

O c c u p a t io n a l e m p lo y m e n t e s t im a t e s r e p r e s e n t the t o t a l in a ll e s t a b ­
lis h m e n t s w ith in th e s c o p e o f th e stu d y and n o t th e n u m b e r a c t u a lly s u 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 a m o n g e s t a b lis h m e n t s d i f 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 o b ta in e d f r o m th e s a m p le o f e s t a b lis h m e n t s s tu d ie d
s e r v e o n ly to in d ic a t e th e r e la t iv e im p o r t a n c e o f th e jo b s s tu d ie d .
T h ese
d i f f e r e n c e s in o c c u p a t io n a l s t r u c t u r e d o n ot a f f e c t m a t e r ia lly th e a c c u r a c y o f
th e e a r n in g s d a ta .

W a ge t r e n d s f o r s e l e c t e d o c c u p a t io n a l g r o u p s

T h e p e r c e n t i n c r e a s e s p r e s e n t e d in ta b le A - 7 a r e b a s e d on c h a n g e s
in a v e r a g e h o u r ly e a r n in g s f o r e s t a b lis h m e n t s r e p o r t in g th e tr e n d j o b s in b o th
th e c u r r e n t and p r e v io u s y e a r (m a tc h e d e s t a b lis h m e n t s ).
T h e d a ta a r e
a d ju s te d to r e m o v e th e e f f e c t s on a v e r a g e e a r n in g s o f e m p lo y m e n t s h ift s
a m o n g e s t a b lis h m e n t s and tu r n o v e r o f e s t a b lis h m e n t s in c lu d e d in s u r v e y
s a m p le s .
T h e p e r c e n t i n c r e a s e s , h o w e v e r , a r e s t i l l a ff e c t e d b y f a c t o r s
o th e r th a n w a g e i n c r e a s e s .
H ir in g s , l a y o f f s , and tu r n o v e r m a y a ff e c t an
e s t a b lis h m e n t a v e r a g e f o r an o c c u p a t io n w h en w o r k e r s a re p a id u n d e r p la n s
p r o v id in g a r a n g e o f w a g e r a t e s f o r in d iv id u a l j o b s .
In p e r io d s o f i n c r e a s e d
h ir in g , f o r e x a m p le , n e w e m p lo y e e s e n te r at th e b o tt o m o f th e r a n g e ,
d e p r e s s i n g th e a v e r a g e w ith o u t a ch a n g e in w a g e r a t e s .

E l e c t r o n i c d a ta p r o c e s s i n g
(m e n and w o m e n ) :

S k ille d m a in te n a n c e (m e n
and w o m e n ) :

C om p u ter sy ste m s
a n a ly s t s , c l a s s e s
A , B , and C
C om p u ter p r o g r a m m e r s ,
c l a s s e s A , B , and C
C om p u ter o p e r a t o r s ,
c l a s s e s A , B , and C

C a rp e n te rs
E le c t r ic ia n s
P a in t e r s
M a c h in is t s
M e c h a n ic s (m a c h in e r y )
M e c h a n ic s (m o t o r v e h ic le )
P ip e fitte r s
T o o l and d ie m a k e r s

I n d u s t r ia l n u r s e s (m e n and
w o m e n ):
R e g i s t e r e d in d u s t r ia l
n u rses
P e r c e n t c h a n g e s f o r in d iv:
as fo llo w s :

U n s k ille d pla n t (m e n and
w o m e n ):
J a n it o r s , p o r t e r s , and
c le a n e r s
M a t e r ia l h a n d lin g la b o r e r s
a r e a s in th e p r o g r a m

a r e c o m p u te d

O c c u p a t io n s u s e d to c o m p u te w a g e t r e n d s a r e :

O f fic e c l e r i c a l (m e n and
w o m e n ):

O f fic e c l e r i c a l (m e n and
w o m e n )---- C o n tin u e d

S e c r e t a r ie s
S ten og rap h ers, g e n e ra l
S t e n o g r a p h e r s , 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
Me ssen gers
S w it c h b o a r d o p e r a t o r s
O rd e r c le r k s

A c c o u n t in 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
o p e r a to r s , c la s s B
P a y r o ll c le r k s
K e y p u n ch o p e r a t o r s ,
c l a s s e s A and B
T a b u la t in g -m a c h in e
o p e r a to r s , c la s s B

E a c h o c c u p a t io n i s a s s i g n e d a w e ig h t b a s e d on it s p r o ­
p o r t io n a t e e m p lo y m e n t in th e o c c u p a t io n a l g r o u p in the
base y ea r.

2.
T h e p e r c e n t c h a n g e s r e la t e to w a g e c h a n g e s b e tw e e n th e in d ic a t e d
d a tes.
W hen th e t im e sp a n b e tw e e n s u r v e y s is o t h e r th a n 12 m o n th s , an n u a l
r a te s a re show n .
(It i s a s s u m e d th at w a g e s i n c r e a s e at a c o n s t a n t r a te
b e tw e e n s u r v e y s .)

1.

T h e s e w e ig h t s a r e u s e d to c o m p u te g r o u p a v e r a g e s .
E a c h o c c u p a t i o n 's a v e r a g e (m e a n ) e a r n in g s i s m u lt ip lie d
b y it s w e ig h t.
T h e p r o d u c t s a r e t o t a le d to o b ta in a
grou p a v e ra g e .

3.

T h e r a t io o f g r o u p a v e r a g e s f o r 2
c o m p u t e d b y d iv id in g th e a v e r a g e
b y th e a v e r a g e f o r th e e a r l i e r
e x p r e s s e d a s a p e r c e n t — l e s s 100 is

c o n s e c u t iv e y e a r s is
f o r th e c u r r e n t y e a r
year.
T h e r e s u lt —
th e p e r c e n t c h a n g e .

F o r a m o r e d e t a ile d d e s c r i p t i o n o f th e m e t h o d u s e d to co m p u te th e s e
w a g e t r e n d s , s e e " I m p r o v in g A r e a W a ge S u r v e y I n d e x e s , " M o n th ly L a b o r
R e v ie w , J a n u a ry 1 9 7 3 , p p . 5 2 - 5 7 .
E s t a b lis h m e n t p r a c t i c e s and s u p p le m e n t a r y w a g e p r o v i s i o n s




T a b u la tio n s on s e l e c t e d e s t a b lis h m e n t p r a c t i c e s and s u p p le m e n t a r y
w a g e p r o v i s i o n s ( B - s e r i e s t a b le s ) a r e n o t p r e s e n t e d in th is b u lle tin .
In fo r ­
m a t io n f o r t h e s e t a b u la tio n s i s c o l l e c t e d at 3 - y e a r i n t e r v a l s . 1 T h e s e ta b u ­
la t io n s on m in im u m e n t r a n c e s a l a r i e s f o r i n e x p e r ie n c e d o f f i c e w o r k e r s ; sh ift
d if f e r e n t i a l s ; s c h e d u le d w e e k ly h o u r s and d a y s ; p a id h o lid a y s ; p a id v a c a t io n s ;
and h e a lth , in s u r a n c e , and p e n s io n p la n s a r e p r e s e n t e d (in the B - s e r i e s t a b le s )
in p r e v io u s b u lle tin s f o r t h is a r e a .
* P erson a l v isits w e re o n a 2 - y e a r c y c l e b e fo r e July 197 2.

Appendix table 1. Establishments and workers within scope of survey and number studied
in Buffalo, N Y .,1 October 1976
In du stry 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 lis h m en ts in s c o p e
o f study

N um ber o f e s ta b lis h m e n ts

W o r k e r s in e s ta b lis h m e n ts
W ithin s c o p e o f study 4

W ithin s c o p e
o f study 3

Studied

Studied
N um ber

P ercen t

ALL ESTABLISHMENTS
ALL DIVISIONS -----------------------------------------------------------

_

838

219

2 2 2 ,3 0 4

loo

1 4 9 ,0 5 3

MANUFACTURING----------------------------- -------- ----------------------------NONMANUFACTURING-------------- ---------- ------------ ----------------------TRANSPORTATION* COMMUNICATION, AND
OTHER PUBLIC U T IL IT IE S 5 ---------------- ----------------------WHOLESALE TRADE 6 ------------------ — ---------- ----------------------RETAIL TRADE --------------------------------------------------------------FINANCE, INSURANCE, AND REAL ESTATE 6 -------------SERVICES6 7--------------------------------- ---------- ---------------------------

50
-

335
503

96
123

1 2 6 ,8 2 6
9 5 ,4 7 8

57
43

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

50
50
50
50
50

61
104
189
42
107

24
18
33
14
34

1 9 ,2 0 8
8 ,9 4 1
3 9 ,2 9 9
1 2 ,1 6 7
1 5 ,8 6 3

9
4
18
5
7

16t 054
2 ,6 7 2
2 0 ,4 0 5
9 ,0 7 2
7 ,9 7 3

ALL D IV I S I O N S -------------------- --------------------------------------

79

69

1 3 2 ,0 5 9

100

1 2 3 ,4 3 7

MANUFACTURING -------------------------— ------ ------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------- --— -------- ----------------------------TRANSPORTATION, COMMUNICATION, AND
OTHER PUBLIC U T IL IT IE S 5 ---------------------------------------WHOLESALE TRADE6 — ----------------------------- ----------------------RETAIL TRADE --------------------------------------- ----------------------FINANCE, INSURANCE, AND REAL ESTATE6 --------------

500
-

46
33

41
28

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

65
35

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

500
500
500
500
500

6
1
14
6
6

6
1
10
6
5

1 2 ,8 2 2
710
2 0 ,9 1 3
7 ,5 5 2
3 ,9 2 3

10
1
16
6
3

1 2 ,8 2 2
710
1 6 ,7 7 1
7 ,5 5 2
3 ,2 5 1

LARGE ESTABLISHMENTS

: E V C S ................... .
>RIE

1 The B u ffa lo Standard M e tro p o lita n S ta tis tic a l A r e a , as d e fin e d b y the O ffic e o f M an agem en t and B u dget through F e b r u a r y 1974, c o n s is t s o f E r ie and N ia g a ra
C o u n tie s . T h e " w o r k e r s w ithin s c o p e o f stu dy" e s tim a te s show n in this table p r o v id e a r e a s o n a b ly a c c u r a te d e s c r ip tio n o f the s iz e and c o m p o s it io n o f the la b o r f o r c e
in clu d ed in the s u r v e y . E s tim a te s a re not intended, h o w e v e r, f o r c o m p a r is o n w ith o th e r e m p lo y m e n t in d exes to m e a s u r e e m p lo y m e n t tren d s o r le v e ls s in c e (1) planning
o f w age s u r v e y s r e q u ir e s e s ta b lis h m e n t data c o m p ile d c o n s id e r a b ly in advance o f the p a y r o ll p e r io d stu d ie d , and (2) s m a ll e sta b lis h m e n ts a re e x clu d e d fr o m the s c o p e
o f the s u r v e y .
2 The 1967 e d itio n o f the Standard In d u stria l C la s s ific a t io n M anual w as u sed in c la s s ify in g e s ta b lis h m e n ts by in d u stry d iv is io n .
3 Inclu des all e s ta b lis h m e n ts w ith to ta l e m p lo y m e n t at o r above the m in im u m lim ita tio n . A ll o u tle ts (w ithin the are a ) o f c o m p a n ie s in in d u s tr ie s such as tra d e,
fin a n c e , auto r e p a ir s e r v ic e , and m o tio n p ic tu r e th e a te r s a re c o n s id e r e d as 1 e s ta b lis h m e n t.
4 Inclu des all w o r k e r s in all e s ta b lis h m e n ts w ith to ta l e m p lo y m e n t (w ithin the a rea ) at o r above the m in im u m lim ita tio n .
5 A b b r e v ia te d to "p u b lic u t ilit ie s " in the A - s e r i e s t a b le s . T a x ic a b s and s e r v ic e s in cid e n ta l to w a te r tr a n s p o r ta tio n a re e x c lu d e d . Th e m u n ic ip a lly o p era ted p ortion
o f B u ffa lo 's tr a n s it sy s te m is ex clu d e d by d e fin itio n fr o m the s c o p e o f the study.
6 T h is d iv is io n is r e p r e s e n te d in e s tim a te s f o r "alL in d u s tr ie s " and "n o n m a n u fa ctu rin g " in the A - s e r i e s t a b le s .
S ep a ra te p r e s e n ta tio n o f data is not m a d e fo r
on e o r m o r e o f the fo llo w in g r e a s o n s : (1) E m p lo y m e n t is too s m a ll to p r o v id e enough data to m e r it s e p a r a te study, (2) the sa m p le w as not d e s ig n e d in itia lly to p e r m it
s e p a r a te p r e s e n ta tio n , (3) r e s p o n s e w as in s u ffic ie n t o r inadequate to p e r m it s e p a r a te p r e s e n ta tio n , and (4) th e r e is p o s s ib ilit y o f d i s c lo s u r e o f individ ual e s ta b lis h m e n t data.
7 H otels and m o t e ls ; la u n d rie s and o th e r p e r s o n a l s e r v ic e s ; b u s in e s s s e r v i c e s ; a u to m o b ile r e p a ir , re n ta l, and p a rk in g ; m o tio n p ic tu r e s ; n on p rofit m e m b e r s h ip
o r g a n iz a tio n s (e x clu d in g r e lig io u s and ch a r ita b le o r g a n iz a tio n s ); and e n g in e e rin g and a r c h ite c t u r a l s e r v ic e s .




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Appendix B.

Occupational Descriptions

T h e p r i m a r y p u r p o s e o f p r e p a r in g j o b d e s c r i p t i o n s f o r th e B u r e a u 's w a g e s u r v e y s i s to a s s i s t
it s f i e l d s t a ff in c l a s s i f y i n g in to a p p r o p r ia t e o c c u p a t io n s w o r k e r s w h o a r e e m p lo y e d u n d e r a v a r ie t y o f
p a y r o l l t i t le s and d if f e r e n t w o r k a r r a n g e m e n t s f r o m e s t a b lis h m e n t to e s t a b lis h m e n t and f r o m a r e a to
area.
T h is p e r m it s th e g r o u p in g o f o c c u p a t io n a l w a g e r a t e s r e p r e s e n t i n g c o m p a r a b le jo b c o n te n t.
B e c a u s e o f th is e m p h a s is on in t e r e s t a b lis h m e n t and in t e r a r e a c o m p a r a b ilit y o f o c c u p a t io n a l c o n te n t, the
B u r e a u 's jo b d e s c r i p t i o n s m a y d if f e r s ig n ific a n t ly f r o m t h o s e in u s e in in d iv id u a l e s t a b lis h m e n t s o r t h o s e
p r e p a re d fo r o th e r p u r p o s e s .
In a p p ly in g t h e s e jo b d e s c r i p t i o n s , th e B u r e a u 's f i e l d e c o n o m i s t s a r e
in s t r u c t e d to e x c lu d e w o r k in g s u p e r v i s o r s ; a p p r e n t ic 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 h a n d ic a p p e d ,
p a r t - t i m e , t e m p o r a r y , and p r o b a t io n a r y w o r k e r s .

OFFICE
SECRETARY

S E C R E T A R Y— C o n tin u e d

A s s ig n e d a s p e r s o n a l s e c r e t a r y , n o r m a lly to on e in d iv id u a l.
M a in ­
ta in s a c l o s e and h ig h ly r e s p o n s iv e r e la t io n s h ip to th e d a y - t o - d a y w o r k o f th e
s u p e r v is o r .
W o r k s f a i r l y in d e p e n d e n tly r e c e i v i n g a m in im u m o f d e t a ile d
s u p e r v is io n and g u id a n c e .
P e r f o r m s v a r ie d c l e r i c a l and s e c r e t a r i a l d u t ie s ,
u s u a lly in c lu d in g m o s t o f th e f o llo w in g :

M a y a ls o p e r f o r m o th e r c l e r i c a l and s e c r e t a r i a l ta s k s o f c o m p a r a b le
n a tu r e and d if f ic u l t y .
T h e w o r k t y p i c a l l y r e q u i r e s k n o w le d g e o f o f f i c e r o u tin e
and u n d e r s t a n d in g o f th e o r g a n iz a t i o n , p r o g r a m s , and p r o c e d u r e s r e la t e d to
th e w o r k o f th e s u p e r v i s o r .
E x c l u s io n s

a . R e c e i v e s te le p h o n e c a l l s , p e r s o n a l c a l l e r s , and in c o m in g m a i l ,
a n s w e r s r o u tin e i n q u i r i e s , and r o u t e s t e c h n ic a l in q u ir ie s to th e p r o p e r
p erson s;
b.

E s t a b lis h e s ,

c.
in s t r u c t e d ;
d.

m a in t a in s ,

and r e v i s e s th e s u p e r v i s o r 's f i l e s ;

M a in ta in s th e s u p e r v i s o r 's
R e la y s m e s s a g e s

fro m

a . P o s it io n s
c a le n d a r and m a k e s a p p o in tm e n tss ca s b e d a b o v e ;
d e ri

P e r fo r m s




b.

s u p e r v i s o r to s u b o r d in a t e s ;

e . R e v 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 b y
o t h e r s f o r the s u p e r v i s o r 's s ig n a t u r e to a s s u r e p r o c e d u r a l and t y p o g r a p h ic
a ccu ra cy;
f.

N ot a ll p o s it io n s th at a r e t it le d " s e c r e t a r y " p o s s e s s the a b o v e c h a r ­
a c te r is tic s .
E x a m p le s o f p o s it io n s w h ich a r e e x c lu d e d f r o m th e d e fin itio n a r e
as fo llo w s :

s t e n o g r a p h ic and ty p in g w o r k .

s io n a l,

w h ic h

do

n ot

m eet

th e

"p e r s o n a l"

s e cre ta r y con cep t

S t e n o g r a p h e r s n o t fu lly t r a in e d in s e c r e t a r i a l - t y p e d u tie s ;

c . S t e n o g r a p h e r s s e r v in g a s o f f i c e
t e c h n ic a l, o r m a n a g e r ia l p e r s o n s ;

a s s is t a n t s to a g ro u p o f p r o f e s ­

d . S e c r e t a r y p o s it io n s in w h ic h th e d u tie s a r e e it h e r s u b s ta n tia lly
m o r e r o u tin e o r s u b s ta n tia lly m o r e c o m p l e x and r e s p o n s i b l e than t h o s e c h a r ­
a c t e r i z e d in th e d e fin it io n ;

B e g in n in g w ith c a le n d a r y e a r 1976 s u r v e y s , th e B u r e a u h a s g r o u p e d o c c u p a t io n s s tu d ie d in it s
a r e a w a g e s u r v e y s in to jo b f a m ilie s in o r d e r to p r e s e n t in fo r m a t io n on r e la t e d o c c u p a t io n s in s e q u e n c e .
J o b f a m i l i e s h av e n ot b e e n t i t le d , h o w e v e r , s in c e d o in g s o m ig h t h av e a d d e d e x t r a n e o u s e le m e n t s to th e
jo b m a t c h in g p r o c e s s .
T h e B u r e a u h as a ls o r e v i s e d s e v e r a l o c c u p a t io n a l t i t l e s .
w o r d o r d e r and a r e m o r e d e s c r i p t i v e o f th e s u r v e y j o b s .

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T h e t i t le s m o r e n e a r ly r e f l e c t u su a l

SEC R E TA R Y— Continued

S E C R E T A R Y — Continued

E x c l u s i o n s — C o n tin u e d

C lass

C

e.
A s s is t a n t - t y p e p o s itio n s which
resp on sib le tech n ica l, adm inistrative, su p e rv is o ry ,
d u t ie s w h i c h a r e n o t t y p i c a l o f s e c r e t a r i a l w o r k .

in volve m o r e difficult o r m o r e
1. S e c r e t a r y to an e x e c u t i v e o r m a n a g e r i a l p e r s o n w h o s e r e s p o n ­
or specialized c le r ic a l
s i b i l i t y i s not e q u i v a l e n t t o o n e o f the s p e c i f i c l e v e l s it u a t io n s in the d e f in it io n
f o r c l a s s B , but w h o s e o r g a n i z a t i o n a l unit n o r m a l l y n u m b e r s at l e a s t s e v e r a l
d o z e n e m p l o y e e s and i s u s u a l l y d i v i d e d in to o r g a n i z a t i o n a l s e g m e n t s w h i c h a r e
o f t e n , in t u r n , f u r t h e r s u b d i v i d e d .
In s o m e c o m p a n i e s , t h is l e v e l i n c l u d e s a
N O T E : T h e t e r m " c o r p o r a t e o f f i c e r , " u s e d in the l e v e l d e f i n i t i o n s
w i d e r a n g e o f o r g a n i z a t i o n a l e c h e l o n s ; in o t h e r s , o n l y o n e o r tw o ; cjr
f o l l o w i n g , r e f e r s t o t h o s e o f f i c i a l s w h o h av e a s i g n i f i c a n t c o r p o r a t e w i d e
p o l i c y m a k i n g r o l e w ith r e g a r d to m a j o r c o m p a n y a c t i v i t i e s .
T h e t i t le " v i c e
2 . S e c r e t a r y to the h e a d o f an i n d i v i d u a l p la n t, f a c t o r y , e t c . ( o r
p r e s i d e n t , " th o u gh n o r m a l l y i n d i c a t i v e o f t h is r o l e , d o e s n ot in a l l c a s e s
o t h e r e q u i v a l e n t l e v e l o f o f f i c i a l ) that e m p l o y s , in a l l , f e w e r than 5, 000
i d e n t i f y s u ch p o s i t i o n s .
V i c e p r e s i d e n t s w h o s e p r i m a r y r e s p o n s i b i l i t y i s to
persons.
a c t p e r s o n a l l y on i n d i v i d u a l c a s e s o r t r a n s a c t i o n s ( e . g . , a p p r o v e o r d e n y
i n d i v i d u a l lo a n o r c r e d i t a c t i o n s ; a d m i n i s t e r i n d i v i d u a l t r u s t a c c o u n t s ; d i r e c t l y
C lass D
s u p e r v i s e a c l e r i c a l s ta ff) a r e n o t c o n s i d e r e d to b e " c o r p o r a t e o f f i c e r s " f o 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 h e a d o f a s m a l l o r g a n i z a t i o n a l unit
p u r p o s e s o f a p p ly in g th e f o l l o w i n g l e v e l d e f i n i t i o n s .
( e . g . , f e w e r than ab out 25 o r 30 p e r s o n s ) ; ccr
C lass A

1. S e c r e t a r y to the c h a i r m a n o f the b o a r d o r p r e s i d e n t o f a c o m p a n y
that e m p l o y s , in a l l , o v e r 100 but f e w e r than 5 , 0 0 0 p e r s o n s ; o r

2. S e c r e t a r y to a n o n s u p e r v i s o r y s t a f f s p e c i a l i s t , p r o f e s s i o n a l
e m p lo y e e , a d m in istra tiv e o f f i c e r , o r a ssista n t, skilled techn ician, o r e xp ert.
(N O TE :
M a n y c o m p a n i e s a s s i g n s t e n o g r a p h e r s , r a t h e r 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 th is l e 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 i s o r y w o r k e r . )
STENOGRAPHER

2. S e c r e t a r y t o a c o r p o r a t e o f f i c e r ( o t h e r th an the c h a i r m a n o f the
b o a r d o r p r e s i d e n t ) o f a c o m p a n y that e m p l o y s , in a l l , o v e r 5, 000 but f e w e r
th an 2 5 , 0 0 0 p e r s o n s ; o r
3. S e c r e t a r y to the h e a d , i m m e d i a t e l y b e l o w the c o r p o r a t e o f f i c e r
l e v e l , o f a m a j o r s e g m e n t o r s u b s i d i a r y o f a c o m p a n y that e m p l o y s , in a l l ,
o v e r 2 5 , 0 0 0 p e r s o n s .*
1

C lass

B

P r i m a r y du ty i s to ta k e d i c t a t i o n u s i n g s h o r t h a n d , and to t r a n s c r i b e
th e d i c t a t i o n .
M ay a ls o type f r o m w ritten co p y .
May operate fr o m a sten o­
graphic p ool.
M a y 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 i c e r e c o r d i n g s ( if p r i m a r y
duty i s t r a n s c r i b i n g f r o m r e c o r d i n g s ,
see T r a n s c r ib in g -M a c h in e T ypist).
N O T E : T h i s j o b i s d i s t i n g u i s h e d f r o m that o f 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 l l y w o r k s in a c o n f i d e n t i a l r e l a t i o n s h i p with o n ly o n e m a n a g e r
o r e x e c u t i v e and p e r f o r m s m o r e
r e s p o n s i b l e and d i s c r e t i o n a r y t a s k s as
d e s c r i b e d in the s e c r e t a r y j o b d e f i n i t i o n .

1. S e c r e t a r y to th e c h a i r m a n o f the b o a r d o r p r e s i d e n t o f a c o m p a n y
that e m p l o y s , in a l l , f e w e r than 100 p e r s o n s ; o r
2. S e c r e t a r y t o a c o r p o r a t e o f f i c e r ( o t h e r th an the c h a i r m a n o f the
b o a r d o r p r e s i d e n t ) o f a c o m p a n y that e m p l o y s , in a l l , o v e r 100 but f e w e r
than 5 , 0 0 0 p e r s o n s ; o r
3. S e c r e t a r y to th e h e a d , i m m e d i a t e l y b e l o w the o f f i c e r l e v e l , o v e r
e ith er a m a j o r c o rp o ra tio n w id e fun ction al activity ( e .g ., m a rk etin g , r e s e a r c h ,
o p e r a tio n s , in du stria l r e la tio n s, etc.) o r a m a jo r geograp h ic o r orga n iza tion a l
s e g m e n t ( e . g . , a r e g i o n a l h e a d q u a r t e r s ; a m a j o r d i v i s i o n ) o f a c o m p a n y that
e m p l o y s , in a l l , o v e r 5 , 0 0 0 but f e w e r than 2 5 , 0 0 0 e m p l o y e e s ; o r
4 . S e c r e t a r y to the h e a d o f an i n d i v i d u a l pla n t, f a c t o r y , e t c . ( o r
o t h e r e q u i v a l e n t l e v e l o f o f f i c i a l ) that e m p l o y s , in a l l , o v e r 5 , 0 0 0 p e r s o n s ; o r
5. S e c r e t a r y to th e h e ad o f a l a r g e and i m p o r t a n t o r g a n i z a t i o n a l
s e g m e n t ( e . g . , a m i d d l e m a n a g e m e n t s u p e r v i s o r o f an o r g a n i z a t i o n a l s e g m e n t
o f t e n i n v o l v i n g a s m a n y as s e v e r a l h u n d r e d p e r s o n s ) o r a c o m p a n y that
e m p l o y s , in a l l , o v e r 25 , 000 p e r s o n s .




Stenographer, G eneral

keep

Dictation in v o lv e s a n o r m a l rou tin e v o c a b u la r y .
May m aintain f i l e s ,
s i m p l e r e c o r d s , o r p e r f o r m o t h d r r e l a t i v e l y r o u t in e c l e r i c a l t a s k s .
S ten og rap h er, Senior

D ictation in v o lv e s 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
a s in l e g a l b r i e f s o r r e p o r t s o n s c i e n t i f i c r e s e a r c h .
M a y a l s o s e t up and
m ain tain f i l e s , k eep r e c o r d s , etc.
OR
P e r f o r m s ste n o g ra p h ic du ties r e q u irin g sign ifican tly g r e a t e r in d e ­
p e n d e n c e and r e s p o n s i b i l i t y than s t e n o g r a p h e r , g e n e r a l , as e v i d e n c e d b y the
follow ing:
W o r k r e q u i r e s a hig h d e g r e e o f s t e n o g r a p h i c s p e e d and a c c u r a c y ;
a t h o r o u g h w o r k i n g k n o w l e d g e o f g e n e r a l b u s i n e s s and o f f i c e p r o c e d u r e ; and
o f the s p e c i f i c b u s i n e s s o p e r a t i o n s , o r g a n i z a t i o n , p o l i c i e s , p r o c e d u r e s , f i l e s ,
w ork flow , etc.
U s e s t h is k n o w l e d g e in p e r f o r m i n g s t e n o g r a p h i c d u t ie s and
r e s p o n s i b l e c l e r i c a l t a s k s s u c h as m a in t a i n i n g f o l l o w u p f i l e s ; a s s e m b l i n g
m a t e r i a l f o r r e p o r t s , m e m o r a n d u m s , and l e t t e r s ; c o m p o s i n g s i m p l e l e t t e r s
f r o m g e n e r a l i n s t r u c t i o n s ; r e a d i n g and r o u t i n g i n c o m i n g m a i l ; and a n s w e r i n g
r o u t in e q u e s t i o n s , e t c .

TR A N SC R IB IN G -M A C H IN E TYP IST

SW ITC H B OAR 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 d i c t a t i o n in v o lv in g a n o r m a l ro u tin e
voca b u la ry from transc rib in g-m a ch in e r e c o r d s .
M a y a l s o ty p e f r o m w r it t e n
c o p y and d o s i m p l e c l e r i c a l w o r k .
W o r k e r s t r a n s c r i b i n g d i c t a t i o n in v o l v i n g
a v a r i e d t e c h n i c a l o r s p e c i a l i z e d v o c a b u l a r y s u c h a s le g a l b r i e f s o r r e p o r t s
on s c i e n t i f i c r e s e a r c h a r e not i n c l u d e d .
A w o r k e r who t a k e s d i c t a t i o n in
s h o r t h a n d o r b y S t e n o t y p e o r s i m i l a r m a c h i n e i s c l a s s i f i e d as a s t e n o g r a p h e r .

O p e r a t e s a t e l e p h o n e s w i t c h b o a r d o r c o n s o l e u s e d with a p r i v a t e
b r a n c h e x c h a n g e ( P B X ) s y s t e m t o r e l a y i n c o m i n g , o u t g o i n g , and i n t r a s y s t e m
ca lls.
M a y p r o v i d e i n f o r m a t i o n to c a l l e r s , r e c o r d and t r a n s m i t m e s s a g e s ,
k e e p r e c o r d o f c a l l s p l a c e d and t o l l c h a r g e s .
B e s i d e s operatin g a teleph on e
s w i t c h b o a r d o r c o n s o l e , m a y a l s o ty p e o r p e r f o r m r o u tin e c l e r i c a l w o r k
(typ in g o r r o u t in e c l e r i c a l w o r k m a y o c c u p y the m a j o r p o r t i o n o f the w o r k e r ' s
t i m e , and i s u s u a l l y p e r f o r m e d w h i le at th e s w i t c h b o a r d o r c o n s o l e ) .
C h ief
o r le a d o p e r a t o r s in e s t a b l i s h m e n t s e m p l o y i n g m o r e than on e o p e r a t o r a r e
exclu ded.
F o r an o p e r a t o r w h o a l s o a c t s as a r e c e p t i o n i s t , s e e S w i t c h b o a r d
O p erator-R ecep tionist.

TYPIST
U s e s a t y p e w r i t e r to m a k e c o p i e s o f v a r i o u s m a t e r i a l s o r to m a k e
out b i l l s a f t e r c a l c u l a t i o n s have b e e n m a d e by a n o t h e r p e r s o n .
May in clud e
t y p in g o f s t e n c i l s , m a t s , o r s i m i l a r m a t e r i a l s f o r u s e in d u p l i c a t i n g p r o ­
cesses.
M a y do c l e r i c a l w o r k i n v o l v i n g lit tle s p e c i a l t r a i n i n g , s u c h as
k e e p in g s i m p l e r e c o r d s , f ilin g r e c o r d s and r e p o r t s , o r s o r t i n g and d i s t r i b u t i n g
in com in g m ail.
C la ss A.
P e r f o r m s o n e o r m o r e o f th e f o l l o w i n g : T y p in g m a t e r i a l
in f i n a l f o r m w h e n it i n v o l v e s c o m b i n i n g m a t e r i a l f r o m s e v e r a l s o u r c e s ; o r
r e s p o n s i b i l i t y f o r c o r r e c t s p e l l i n g , s y l l a b i c a t i o n , pu n c tu a t io n , e t c . , o f t e c h ­
n i c a l o r u n u su a l w o r d s o r f o r e i g n la n g u a g e m a t e r i a l ; o r pla n n in g la y o u t and
t y p in g o f c o m p l i c a t e d s t a t i s t i c a l t a b l e s to m a i n t a i n u n i f o r m i t y and b a l a n c e in
s p a c i n g . M a y ty p e ro u tin e f o r m l e t t e r s , v a r y i n g d e t a i l s t o suit c i r c u m s t a n c e s .
C lass
ro u g h o r c l e a r
o r se ttin g up
a l r e a d y s e t up

B.
P e r f o r m s o n e o r m o r e o f the f o l l o w i n g : C o p y ty pin g f r o m
d r a f t s ; o r r o u t in e ty p in g o f f o r m s , i n s u r a n c e p o l i c i e s , e t c . ;
sim p le standard ta b u la tion s; o r co p yin g m o r e c o m p l e x ta b les
and s p a c e d p r o p e r l y .

FILE C LE R K
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 i a l in an e s t a b l i s h e d f ilin g
system .
M a y p e r f o r m c l e r i c a l and m a n u a l t a s k s r e q u i r e d to m a i n t a i n f i l e s .
P o s i t i o n s a r e c l a s s i f i e d in to l e v e l s on the b a s i s o f th e f o l l o w i n g d e f i n i t i o n s .
C l a s s A . C l a s s i f i e s and i n d e x e s f i l e m a t e r i a l s u ch as c o r r e s p o n d ­
e n c e , r e p o r t s , t e c h n i c a l d o c u m e n t s , e t c . , in an e s t a b l i s h e d f i l i n g s y s t e m
c o n t a in in g a n u m b e r o f v a r i e d s u b j e c t m a t t e r f i l e s .
M a y a l s o f i l e th is
m aterial.
M a y k e e p r e c o r d s o f v a r i o u s t y p e s in c o n j u n c t i o n w ith the f i l e s .
M a y le a d a s m a l l g r o u p o f l o w e r l e v e l f i l e c l e r k s .
C l a s s B . S o r t s , c o d e s , and f i l e s u n c l a s s i f i e d m a t e r i a l by s i m p l e
( s u b j e c t m a t t e r ) h e a d in g s o r p a r t l y c l a s s i f i e d m a t e r i a l b y f i n e r s u b h e a d i n g s .
P r e p a r e s s i m p l e r e l a t e d i n d e x and c r o s s - r e f e r e n c e a i d s .
A s requested,
l o c a t e s c l e a r l y i d e n t i f i e d m a t e r i a l in f i l e s and f o r w a r d s m a t e r i a l .
May
p e rfo rm
r e l a t e d c l e r i c a l t a s k s r e q u i r e d t o m a i n t a i n and s e r v i c e f i l e s .
C l a s s C.
P e r f o r m s r o u t in e f i l i n g o f m a t e r i a l that has a l r e a d y b e e n
c l a s s i f i e d o r w h i c h i s e a s i l y c l a s s i f i e d in a s i m p l e s e r i a l c l a s s i f i c a t i o n
system
(e .g ., alphabetical, ch r o n o lo g ic a l, o r n u m e rica l).
As requested,
l o c a t e s r e a d i l y a v a i l a b l e m a t e r i a l in f i l e s and f o r w a r d s m a t e r i a l ; and m a y
f i l l out w i t h d r a w a l c h a r g e .
M a y p e r f o r m s i m p l e c l e r i c a l and m a n u a l t a s k s
r e q u i r e d to m a i n t a i n and s e r v i c e f i l e s .
MESSENGER
P e r f o r m s v a r i o u s r o u t in e d u t ie s s u ch a s ru nn in g e r r a n d s , o p e r a t i n g
m i n o r o f f i c e m a c h i n e s such as s e a l e r s o r m a i l e r s , o p e n in g and d i s t r i b u t i n g
m a i l , and o t h e r m i n o r c l e r i c a l w o r k . E x c l u d e p o s i t i o n s that r e q u i r e o p e r a t i o n
o f a m o t o r v e h i c l e a s a s i g n i f i c a n t duty .




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s i n g l e - p o s i t i o n t e l e p h o n e s w i t c h b o a r d o r c o n s o l e , a c t s both as
s e e S w i t c h b o a r d O p e r a t o r — and a s a r e c e p t i o n i s t . R e c e p t i o n i s t ' s
s u ch d u t ie s a s g r e e t i n g v i s i t o r s ; d e t e r m i n i n g n a tu r e o f v i s i t o r ' s
p r o v i d i n g a p p r o p r i a t e i n f o r m a t i o n ; r e f e r r i n g v i s i t o r to a p p r o ­
in the o r g a n i z a t i o n o r c o n t a c t i n g that p e r s o n by t e l e p h o n e and
appointm ent; k eepin g a log o f v i s i t o r s .

ORDER CLERK
R e c e i v e s c u s t o m e r s ' o r d e r s f o r m a t e r i a l o r m e r c h a n d i s e by m a i l ,
phone, o r p e r s o n a lly .
D u t ie s i n v o l v e any c o m b i n a t i o n o f the f o l l o w i n g :
Q u o t in g p r i c e s to c u s t o m e r s ; m a k i n g out an o r d e r s h e e t lis t i n g the i t e m s to
m a k e up th e o r d e r ; c h e c k i n g p r i c e s and q u a n t it ie s o f i t e m s on o r d e r s h e e t ;
and d i s t r i b u t i n g o r d e r s h e e t s t o r e s p e c t i v e d e p a r t m e n t s to be f i l l e d .
M ay
c h e c k w ith c r e d i t d e p a r t m e n t to d e t e r m i n e c r e d i t r a t i n g o f c u s t o m e r , a c k n o w l ­
e d g e r e c e i p t o f o r d e r s f r o m c u s t o m e r s , f o l l o w up o r d e r s to s e e that th e y
h ave b e e n f i l l e d , k e e p f i l e o f o r d e r s r e c e i v e d , and c h e c k sh ip p in g i n v o i c e s
w ith o r i g i n a l o r d e r s .
ACCO U N TIN G C L E R K
P e r f o r m s o n e o r m o r e a c c o u n t i n g c l e r i c a l t a s k s s u c h as p o s t in g 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 l i n g bank a c c o u n t s ; v e r i f y i n g the i n t e r n a l c o n ­
s i s t e n c y , c o m p l e t e n e s s , and m a t h e m a t i c a l a c c u r a c y o f a c c o u n t i n g d o c u m e n t s ;
a s s i g n i n g p r e s c r i b e d a c c o u n t i n g d i s t r i b u t i o n c o d e s ; e x a m i n i n g and v e r i f y i n 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 ty pes o f r e p o r t s , lis t s , c a lcu la tio n s , posting,
e tc .; o r p r e p a rin g s im p le o r a s sistin g in 'p r e p a r in g m o r e co m p lica te d jou rn al
vouchers.
M a y w o r k in e i t h e r a m a n u a l o r a u t o m a t e d a c c o u n t i n g s y s t e m .
T h e w o r k r e q u i r e s a k n o w l e d g e o f c l e r i c a l m e t h o d s and o f f i c e p r a c ­
t i c e s and p r o c e d u r e s w h i c h r e l a t e s to the c l e r i c a l p r o c e s s i n g and r e c o r d i n g
o f t r a n s a c t i o n s and a c c o u n t i n g i n f o r m a t i o n .
With e x p e r i e n c e , the w o r k e r
t y p i c a l l y b e c o m e s f a m i l i a r w ith the b o o k k e e p i n g and a c c o u n t i n g t e r m s and
p r o c e d u r e s u s e d in the a s s i g n e d w o r k , but i s not r e q u i r e d to have a k n o w le d g e
o f the f o r m a l p r i n c i p l e s o f b o o k k e e p i n g and a c c o u n t i n g .
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C lass A.
Under g e n e r a l s u p e r v is io n , p e r f o r m s accounting c l e r i c a l
o p e r a t i o n s w h i c h r e q u i r e th e a p p l i c a t i o n o f e x p e r i e n c e and j u d g m e n t , f o r
e x a m p le , c l e r i c a l l y p r o c e s s i n g c o m p lic a t e d o r n o n rep etitiv e accou nting t r a n s ­
a c t i o n s , s e l e c t i n g a m o n g a s u b s t a n t ia l v a r i e t y o f p r e s c r i b e d a c c o u n t in g c o d e s
and c l a s s i f i c a t i o n s , o r t r a c i n g t r a n s a c t i o n s
th ro u gh p r e v i o u s a c c o u n t i n g
a c t i o n s to d e t e r m i n e s o u r c e o f d i s c r e p a n c i e s .
M a y b e a s s i s t e d by o n e o r
m o r e c la s s B accou nting c le r k s .

AC C O U N TIN G C L E R K ---- Continued

KEYPUNCH OPERATOR

C la ss B .
Under c l o s e s u p e r v is io n , f o llo w in g d eta iled in st r u c tio n s
and s t a n d a r d i z e d p r o c e d u r e s , p e r f o r m s o n e o r m o r e r o u t in e a c c o u n t i n g c l e r ­
i c a l o p e r a t i o n s , s u c h a s p o s t i n g 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 h e r e
i d e n t i f i c a t i o n o f i t e m s and l o c a t i o n s o f p o s t i n g s a r e c l e a r l y i n d i c a t e d ; c h e c k i n g
a c c u r a c y and c o m p l e t e n e s s o f s t a n d a r d i z e d and r e p e t i t i v e r e c o r d s o r
a c c o u n t i n g d o c u m e n t s ; and c o d i n g
d o c u m e n ts u sin g a few p r e s c r i b e d
accounting c o d e s .

O p e r a t e s a k e y p u n c h m a c h i n e to r e c o r d o r v e r i f y a lp h a b e t ic
n u m e r i c data on ta b u la tin g c a r d s o r on ta p e .

B O O K K E E P IN G -M A C H IN E O P E R A T O R
O p e r a t e s a b o o k k e e p i n g m a c h i n e (with o r w ith o u t a t y p e w r i t e r k e y ­
board) to keep a r e c o r d o f busin ess tran sa ction s.
C lass A.
K e e p s a s e t o f r e c o r d s r e q u i r i n g a k n o w l e d g e o f and
e x p e r i e n c e in b a s i c b o o k k e e p i n g p r i n c i p l e s , and f a m i l i a r i t y w ith th e s t r u c t u r e
o f the p a r t i c u l a r a c c o u n t i n g s y s t e m u s e d .
D e t e r m i n e s p r o p e r r e c o r d s and
d i s t r i b u t i o n o f d e b i t and c r e d i t i t e m s to b e u s e d in e a c h p h a s e o f th e w o r k .
M a y p r e p a r e c o n s o l i d a t e d r e p o r t s , b a l a n c e s h e e t s , and o t h e r r e c o r d s b y han d.
C la s s B . K e e p s a r e c o r d o f one o r m o r e p h a ses o r s e ctio n s o f a
s e t o f r e c o r d s u s u a l l y r e q u i r i n g l it t le k n o w l e d g e o f b a s i c b o o k k e e p i n g . P h a s e s
o r s e c t i o n s i n c l u d e a c c o u n t s p a y a b l e , p a y r o l l , c u s t o m e r s ' a c c o u n t s (not
i n c l u d i n g a s i m p l e ty p e o f b i l l i n g d e s c r i b e d u n d e r m a c h i n e b i l l e r ) , c o s t d i s ­
tribution, ex p en se d istribution, in ventory c o n tr o l, etc.
May ch e ck o r a s sist
in p r e p a r a t i o n o f t r i a l b a l a n c e s and p r e p a r e c o n t r o l s h e e t s f o r th e a c c o u n t i n g
departm ent.
M ACH IN E B I L L E R
P r e p a r e s s t a t e m e n t s , b i l l s , and i n v o i c e s on a m a c h i n e o t h e r than an
o rd in a ry o r e le c tr o m a tic ty pew riter.
M a y a l s o k e e p r e c o r d s a s to b i l l i n g s
o r s h ip p in g c h a r g e s o r p e r f o r m o t h e r c l e r i c a l w o r k i n c i d e n t a l to b i l l i n g
operation s.
F o r w a g e stu dy p u r p o s e s , m a c h i n e b i l l e r s a r e c l a s s i f i e d b y ty pe
of m a c h in e , as f o llo w s :
B illin g-m ach in e b ille r .
U ses a s p e c ia l billin g m a ch in e (com b in a tion
t y p in g and a d d in g m a c h i n e ) to p r e p a r e b i l l s and i n v o i c e s f r o m c u s t o m e r s '
p u r c h a s e o r d e r s , i n t e r n a l l y p r e p a r e d o r d e r s , s h ip p in g m e m o r a n d u m s , e t c .
U s u a l l y i n v o l v e s a p p l i c a t i o n o f p r e d e t e r m i n e d d i s c o u n t s and s h ip p in g c h a r g e s
and e n t r y o f n e c e s s a r y e x t e n s i o n s , w h i c h m a y o r m a y not b e c o m p u t e d on
the b i l l i n g m a c h i n e ,
and t o t a ls w h i c h a r e a u t o m a t i c a l l y a c c u m u l a t e d b y
m ach in e.
The op e r a tio n u su ally in v o lv e s a la r g e n u m ber o f c a r b o n c o p ie s
o f the b i l l b e i n g p r e p a r e d and i s o f t e n d o n e o n a f a n f o l d m a c h i n e .
B ook k eepin g-m a ch in e b ille r .
U s e s a b o o k k e e p i n g m a c h i n e (with o r
w ith o u t a t y p e w r i t e r k e y b o a r d ) to p r e p a r e c u s t o m e r s ' b i l l s a s p a r t o f th e
a ccou nts re ce iv a b le operation.
G e n e r a l l y i n v o l v e s th e s i m u l t a n e o u s e n t r y o f
fig u r e s on c u s t o m e r s ' le d g e r r e c o r d . The m a ch in e a u tom a tica lly a ccu m u la te s
f i g u r e s o n a n u m b e r o f v e r t i c a l c o l u m n s and c o m p u t e s and u s u a l l y p r i n t s a u t o ­
m a t i c a l l y th e d e b i t o r c r e d i t b a l a n c e s .
D oes not in v olv e a kn owledge o f b o o k ­
keeping.
W o r k s f r o m u n i f o r m and s ta n d a r d t y p e s o f s a l e s and c r e d i t s l i p s .
PA Y R O LL CLERK
C o m p u t e s w a g e s o f c o m p a n y e m p l o y e e s and e n t e r s th e n e c e s s a r y
d a t a on th e p a y r o l l s h e e t s .
D u t ie s i n v o l v e :
Calculating w o r k e r s ' earnings
b a s e d o n t i m e o r p r o d u c t i o n r e c o r d s ; and p o s t i n g c a l c u l a t e d da t a on p a y r o l l
s h e e t , s h o w i n g i n f o r m a t i o n s u c h as w o r k e r ' s n a m e , w o r k i n g d a y s , t i m e , r a t e ,
d e d u c t i o n s f o r i n s u r a n c e , and t o t a l w a g e s d u e .
M a y m a k e 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 m a k i n g up and d i s t r i b u t i n g p a y e n v e l o p e s .
May use a
ca lcu la tin g m a ch in e .




P osition s
defin ition s.

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on

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a n d /or

b a s i s o f the f o l l o w i n g

C la ss A.
W o r k r e q u i r e s th e a p p l i c a t i o n o f e x p e r i e n c e and j u d g m e n t
in s e l e c t i n g p r o c e d u r e s to b e f o l l o w e d and in s e a r c h i n g f o r , i n t e r p r e t i n g ,
s e l e c t i n g , o r c o d i n g i t e m s to b e k e y p u n c h e d f r o m a v a r i e t y o f s o u r c e d o c u ­
m ents.
On o c c a s i o n m a y a l s o p e r f o r m s o m e r o u t in e k e y p u n c h w o r k .
May
train in e x p e r ie n c e d keypunch o p e r a t o r s .
C la s s B.
W o r k i s r o u t in e and r e p e t i t i v e .
Under c lo s e s u p e rv is io n
o r f o l l o w i n 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 i o n s , w o r k s f r o m v a r i o u s s ta n ­
d a r d i z e d s o u r c e d o c u m e n t s w h i c h h a v e b e e n c o d e d , and f o l l o w s s p e c i f i e d
p r o c e d u r e s w h i c h h av e b e e n p r e s c r i b e d in d e t a i l and r e q u i r e li t tle o r no
s e l e c t i n g , c o d i n g , o r i n t e r p r e t i n g o f da ta 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 le m s a risin g fro m e rro n e o u s ite m s o r co d e s o r m iss in g in form ation .

T A B U L A T IN G -M A C H IN E O P E R A T O R

O p e r a t e s o n e o r a v a r i e t y o f m a c h i n e s s u c h a s the t a b u l a t o r , c a l c u ­
la to r , c o l l a t o r , in 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 .
Excluded fro m
th is defin ition a re w ork in g s u p e r v i s o r s .
A ls o exclu ded are o p e r a to rs of
e l e c t r o n i c d i g i t a l c o m p u t e r s , e v e n th o u gh th e y m a y a l s o o p e r a t e e l e c t r i c
a ccou nting m a ch in e equipm ent.
P ositions
defin ition s.

are

cla ssified

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on

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b a s i s o f th e f o l l o w i n g

C lass A .
P e r f o r m s c o m p l e t e r e p o r t i n g and ta b u la tin g a s s i g n m e n t s
in clu d in g d e v isin g d ifficu lt c o n t r o l pan el w irin g u nder g e n e ra l su p e r v is io n .
A s s i g n m e n t s t y p i c a l l y i n v o l v e a v a r i e t y o f lo n g and c o m p l e x r e p o r t s w h i c h
o f t e n a r e i r r e g u l a r o r n o n r e c u r r i n g , r e q u i r i n g s o m e pla n n in g o f the n a t u r e
and s e q u e n c i n g o f o p e r a t i o n s , and th e u s e o f a v a r i e t y o f m a c h i n e s .
Is
t y p i c a l l y i n v o l v e d in t r a i n i n g n e w o p e r a t o r s in m a c h i n e o p e r a t i o n s o r t r a i n i n g
l o w e r l e v e l o p e r a t o r s in w i r i n g f r o m d i a g r a m s and in the o p e r a t i n g s e q u e n c e s
o f lo n g and c o m p l e x r e p o r t s .
D o e s n o t i n c l u d e p o s i t i o n s in w h i c h w i r i n g
r e s p o n s i b i l i t y i s l i m i t e d t o s e l e c t i o n and i n s e r t i o n o f p r e w i r e d b o a r d s .
C lass B .
P e r f o r m s w o r k a c c o r d i n g t o e s t a b l i s h e d p r o c e d u r e s and
under sp ecific in stru ction s.
A s s i g n m e n t s t y p i c a l l y i n v o l v e c o m p l e t e but r o u ­
ti n e and r e c u r r i n g r e p o r t s o r p a r t s o f l a r g e r and m o r e c o m p l e x r e p o r t s .
O p e r a t e s m o r e d i f f i c u l t t a b u la t in g o r e l e c t r i c a l a c c o u n t i n g m a c h i n e s s u c h as
th e t a b u l a t o r and c a l c u l a t o r , in a d d it io n to th e s i m p l e r m a c h i n e s u s e d b y
cla ss C operators.
M a y b e r e q u i r e d to d o s o m e w i r i n g f r o m d i a g r a m s .
C lass C .
U n d e r s p e c i f i c i n s t r u c t i o n s , o p e r a t e s s i m p l e t a b u la tin g
o r e l e c t r i c a l a c c o u n t i n g m a c h i n e s s u c h as th e s o r t e r , i n t e r p r e t e r , r e p r o d u c i n g
punch, c o lla t o r , etc.
A s s i g n m e n t s t y p i c a l l y i n v o l v e p o r t i o n s o f a w o r k unit,
f o r e x a m p le , in dividual so rtin g o r co lla tin g ru ns, o r rep etitive o p e r a t io n s .
M ay p e r fo r m
s i m p l e w i r i n g f r o m d i a g r a m s , and d o s o m e f i l i n g w o r k .

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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 , BU SINESS---- C o n tin u e d

A n a l y z e s b u s in e s s p r o b l e m s to fo rm u la te p r o c e d u r e s f o r solvin g
t h e m b y u s e o f e l e c t r o n i c da ta p r o c e s s i n g e q u i p m e n t .
D evelops a com p lete
d e s c r i p t i o n o f a l l s p e c i f i c a t i o n s n e e d e d to e n a b l e p r o g r a m m e r s to p r e p a r e
re q u ire d digital co m p u te r p r o g r a m s .
W o r k i n v o l v e s m o s t o f th e f o l l o w i n 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 i o n s to be a u t o m a t e d and i d e n t i f i e s c o n d i t i o n s
and c r i t e r i a r e q u i r e d to a c h i e v e s a t i s f a c t o r y r e s u l t s ; s p e c i f i e s n u m b e r and
t y p e s o f r e c o r d s , f i l e s , and d o c u m e n t s to be u s e d ; o u t l i n e s a c t i o n s to be
p e r f o r m e d b y p e r s o n n e l and c o m p u t e r s in s u f f i c i e n t d e t a i l f o r p r e s e n t a t i o n
to m a n a g e m e n t and f o r p r o g r a m m i n g ( t y p i c a l l y t h i s i n v o l v e s p r e p a r a t i o n o f
w o r k and data f l o w c h a r t s ) ; c o o r d i n a t e s the d e v e l o p m e n t o f t e s t p r o b l e m s and
p a r t i c i p a t e s in t r i a l r u n s o f n e w and r e v i s e d s y s t e m s ; and r e c o m m e n d s e q u i p ­
m e n t c h a n g e s t o o b ta in m o r e e f f e c t i v e o v e r a l l o p e r a t i o n s .
(N O TE:
W orkers
p e r f o r m i n g both s y s t e m s a n a l y s i s and p r o g r a m m i n g s h o u ld b e c l a s s i f i e d a s
s y s t e m s a n a l y s t s i f t h is i s the s k i l l u s e d to d e t e r m i n e t h e i r p a y .)

C lass C.
W o r k s u n d e r i m m e d i a t e s u p e r v i s i o n , c a r r y i n g out a n a l y ­
s e s as a s sig n e d , u su ally o f a single a ctiv ity .
A s s i g n m e n t s a r e d e s i g n e d to
d e v e l o p and e x p a n d p r a c t i c a l e x p e r i e n c e in th e a p p l i c a t i o n o f p r o c e d u r e s and
sk ills re q u ire d fo r s y s te m s analy sis w o rk .
F o r e x a m p le , m a y a s s i s t a h igher
l e v e l s y s t e m s a n a l y s t b y p r e p a r i n g th e d e t a i l e d s p e c i f i c a t i o n s r e q u i r e d b y
p r o g r a m m e r s f r o m i n f o r m a t i o n d e v e l o p e d b y th e h i g h e r l e v e l a n a l y s t .

D o e s n o t i n c l u d e e m p l o y e e s p r i m a r i l y r e s p o n s i b l e f o r the m a n a g e ­
m e n t o r s u p e r v i s i o n o f o t h e r 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 a n a l y s t s p r i m a r i l y c o n c e r n e d w ith s c i e n t i f i c o r e n g i n e e r i n g p r o b l e m s .
F o r w a g e s tu d y p u r p o s e s , s y s t e m s a n a l y s t s a r e c l a s s i f i e d a s f o l l o w s :
C la ss A .
W o r k s in d e p e n d e n t l y o r u n d e r o n ly g e n e r a l d i r e c t i o n on
c o m p l e x p r o b le m s in v olv in g all p h a ses o f s y s te m a n a ly sis.
P r o b le m s are
c o m p l e x b e c a u s e o f d i v e r s e s o u r c e s o f in pu t data and m u l t i p l e - u s e r e q u i r e ­
m e n t s o f o utp ut d a ta .
( F o r e x a m p l e , d e v e l o p s an i n t e g r a t e d p r o d u c t i o n s c h e d ­
u l i n g , i n v e n t o r y c o n t r o l , c o s t a n a l y s i s , and s a l e s a n a l y s i s r e c o r d in w h i c h
e v e r y i t e m o f e a c h t y p e i s a u t o m a t i c a l l y p r o c e s s e d t h r o u g h the f u l l s y s t e m
o f r e c o r d s and a p p r o p r i a t e f o l l o w u p a c t i o n s a r e in itia t e d b y the c o m p u t e r . )
C o n f e r s w ith p e r s o n s c o n c e r n e d to d e t e r m i n e the data p r o c e s s i n g p r o b l e m s
and a d v i s 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 i m p l i c a t i o n s o f n e w o r r e v i s e d
s y s t e m s o f da ta p r o c e s s i n g o p e r a t i o n s .
M akes re co m m e n d a tio n s, if needed,
f o r a p p r o v a l o f m a j o r s y s t e m s i n s t a l l a t i o n s o r c h a n g e s and f o r o b ta in in g
equipm ent.

C O M P U T E R P R O G R A M M E R , BUSINESS
C on v erts statem ents of busin ess p r o b le m s , ty p ica lly p rep a red by a
s y s t e m s a n a l y s t , in to a s e q u e n c e o f d e t a i l e d i n s t r u c t i o n s w h i c h a r e r e q u i r e d
to s o l v e th e p r o b l e m s b y a u t o m a t i c data p r o c e s s i n g e q u i p m e n t .
W orking f r o m
c h a r t s o r d i a g r a m s , th e p r o g r a m m e r d e v e l o p s the p r e c i s e i n s t r u c t i o n s w h i c h ,
w h e n e n t e r e d in to th e c o m p u t e r s y s t e m in c o d e d la n g u a g e , c a u s e th e m a n i p u ­
l a t i o n o f data t o a c h i e v e d e s i r e d r e s u l t s .
W o r k i n v o l v e s m o s t o f the f o l l o w i n g :
A p p lie s know ledge o f c o m p u te r ca p a b ilitie s , m a th e m a tic s , log ic e m p loy ed by
c o m p u t e r s , and p a r t i c u l a r s u b j e c t m a t t e r i n v o l v e d to a n a ly z e c h a r t s and
d i a g r a m s o f th e p r o b l e m to b e p r o g r a m m e d ; d e v e l o p s s e q u e n c e o f p r o g r a m
s t e p s ; w r i t e s d e t a i l e d f l o w c h a r t s to s h o w o r d e r in w h i c h data w i l l b e
p r o c e s s e d ; c o n v e r t s t h e s e c h a r t s t o c o d e d i n s t r u c t i o n s f o r m a c h i n e to f o l l o w ;
t e 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 i n s t r u c t i o n s f o r o p e r a t i n g p e r s o n n e l
d u r i n g p r o d u c t i o n ru n; a n a l y z e s , r e v i e w s , and a l t e r s p r o g r a m s to i n c r e a s e
o p e r a t i n g e f f i c i e n c y o r a da p t t o n e w r e q u i r e m e n t s ; m a i n t a i n s r e c o r d s o f
p r o g r a m d e v e l o p m e n t and r e v i s i o n s .
(N O TE :
W o r k e r s p e r f o r m i n g both
s y s t e m s a n a l y s i s and p r o g r a m m i n g s h o u ld b e c l a s s i f i e d a s s y s t e m s a n a l y s t s
Lf th is is th e s k i l l u s e d to d e t e r m i n e t h e i r pay.)
D o e s n o t i n c l u d e e m p l o y e e s p r i m a r i l y r e s p o n s i b l e f o r the m a n a g e ­
m e n t o r s u p e r v is io n o f o th e r 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 w ith s c i e n t i f i c a n d / o r e n g i n e e r i n g p r o b l e m s .
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program m ers

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

C l a s s A . W o r k s i n d e p e n d e n t l y o r u n d e r o n l y g e n e r a l d i r e c t i o n on
c o m p l e x p r o b l e m s w h i c h r e q u i r e c o m p e t e n c e in a l l p h a s e s o f p r o g r a m m i n g
c o n c e p t s and p r a c t i c e s .
W o r k i n g f r o m d i a g r a m s and c h a r t s w h i c h id e n t i f y
th e n a t u r e o f d e s i r e d r e s u l t s , m a j o r p r o c e s s i n g s t e p s to b e a c c o m p l i s h e d ,
and the r e l a t i o n s h i p s b e t w e e n v a r i o u s s t e p s o f the p r o b l e m s o l v i n g r o u t in e ;
p la n s the f u l l r a n g e o f p r o g r a m m i n g a c t i o n s n e e d e d to e f f i c i e n t l y u t i l i z e the
c o m p u t e r s y s t e m in a c h i e v i n g d e s i r e d end p r o d u c t s .

C la s s B.
W o r k s i n d e p e n d e n t l y o r u n d e r o n l y g e n e r a l d i r e c t i o n on
p r o b l e m s that a r e r e l a t i v e l y u n c o m p l i c a t e d t o a n a l y z e , p la n , p r o g r a m , and
operate.
P r o b l e m s a r e o f l i m i t e d c o m p l e x i t y b e c a u s e s o u r c e s o f input data
a r e h o m o g e n e o u s and th e ou tp ut da ta a r e c l o s e l y r e l a t e d .
(F o r exa m ple,
d e v e l o p s s y s t e m s f o r m a in t a i n i n g d e p o s i t o r a c c o u n t s in a b a n k , m a in t a in in g
accounts
r e c e i v a b l e in a r e t a i l e s t a b l i s h m e n t , o r m a in t a in in g i n v e n t o r y
a c c o u n t s in a m a n u f a c t u r i n g o r w h o l e s a l e e s t a b l i s h m e n t . )
C o n f e r s w ith p e r ­
s o n s c o n c e r n e d to d e t e r m i n e th e da t a p r o c e s s i n g p r o b l e m s and a d v i s e s
s u b j e c t - m a t t e r p e r s o n n e l o n t h e - i m p l i c a t i o n s o f the data p r o c e s s i n g s y s t e m s
to b e a p p l i e d .

At th is le v e l, p r o g r a m m in g is d ifficu lt b e c a u s e co m p u te r equipm ent
m u s t be o r g a n i z e d t o p r o d u c e s e v e r a l i n t e r r e l a t e d but d i v e r s e p r o d u c t s f r o m
n u m e r o u s and d i v e r s e da ta e l e m e n t s .
A w id e v a r i e t y and e x t e n s i v e n u m b e r
o f in tern a l p r o c e s s in g action s m u st o c c u r .
T h i s r e q u i r e s s u c h a c t i o n s as
d e v e l o p m e n t o f c o m m o n o p e r a t i o n s w h i c h c a n be r e u s e d , e s t a b l i s h m e n t o f
l in k a g e p o in t s b e t w e e n o p e r a t i o n s , a d j u s t m e n t s to da ta w h e n p r o g r a m r e q u i r e ­
m e n t s e x c e e d c o m p u t e r s t o r a g e c a p a c i t y , and s u b s t a n t ia l m a n ip u la t io n and
r e s e q u e n c i n g o f da ta e l e m e n t s t o f o r m a h ig h ly i n t e g r a t e d p r o g r a m .

OR
W o r k s on a s e g m e n t o f a c o m p l e x da ta p r o c e s s i n g s c h e m e o r s y s t e m ,
as d e s c r i b e d f o r c l a s s A .
W o r k s in d e p e n d e n t l y on r o u tin e a s s i g n m e n t s and
r e c e i v e s i n s t r u c t i o n and g u i d a n c e o n c o m p l e x a s s i g n m e n t s .
W ork is re v ie w e d
f o r a c c u r a c y o f j u d g m e n t , c o m p l i a n c e w ith i n s t r u c t i o n s , and t o i n s u r e p r o p e r
a l i g n m e n t w ith the o v e r a l l s y s t e m .




wage

analysts

M a y p r o v i d e f u n c t i o n a l d i r e c t i o n to l o w e r l e v e l p r o g r a m m e r s w h o a r e
a s s i g n e d to a s s i s t .

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C O M P U T E R O P E R A T O R ---- Continued

C la ss B .
W o r k s i n d e p e n d e n t l y o r u n d e r o n l y g e n e r a l d i r e c t i o n on
re la tiv e ly sim p le p r o g r a m s , o r on sim p le se g m e n 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 s e g m e n t s ) u s u a l l y p r o c e s s i n f o r m a t i o n t o p r o d u c e data in t w o
or three v a rie d sequ en ces or fo rm a ts.
R e p o r t s and l i s t i n g s a r e p r o d u c e d b y
r e f i n i n g , a d a p tin g , a r r a y i n g , o r m a k i n g m i n o r a d d it io n s t o o r d e l e t i o n s f r o m
input da ta w h i c h a r e r e a d i l y a v a i l a b l e .
W h ile n u m e r o u s r e c o r d s m a y b e
p r o c e s s e d , the da ta h a v e b e e n r e f i n e d in p r i o r a c t i o n s s o that th e a c c u r a c y
and s e q u e n c i n g o f d a t a c a n b e t e s t e d b y u s in g a f e w r o u t i n e c h e c k s . T y p i c a l l y ,
the p r o g r a m d e a l s w ith ro u tin e r e c o r d k e e p i n g o p e r a t i o n s .

m a j o r c h a n g e o r c a n n o t b e c o r r e c t e d w ith in a r e a s o n a b l y s h o r t t i m e .
In
c o m m o n e r r o r s i t u a t i o n s , d i a g n o s e s c a u s e and t a k e s c o r r e c t i v e a c t i o n .
T h is
u s u a l l y i n v o l v e s a p p ly in g p r e v i o u s l y p r o g r a m m e d c o r r e c t i v e s t e p s , o r u s in g
standard c o r r e c t i o n te c h n iq u e s .

OR
W o r k s o n c o m p l e x p r o g r a m s ( a s d e s c r i b e d f o r c l a s s A) u n d e r c l o s e
d ir e c tio n o f a higher le v e l p r o g r a m m e r o r s u p e r v is o r .
M ay a s s is t higher
le v e l p r o g r a m m e r by in depen den tly p e r fo r m in g l e s s difficu lt tasks a ssig n e d ,
and p e r f o r m i n g m o r e d i f f i c u l t t a s k s u n d e r f a i r l y c l o s e d i r e c t i o n .
M a y g u id e o r i n s t r u c t l o w e r l e v e l p r o g r a m m e r s .
C la ss C.
M akes p r a c tic a l applications of p r o g r a m m in g p r a c tic e s
and c o n c e p t s u s u a l l y l e a r n e d in f o r m a l t r a i n i n g c o u r s e s .
A ssign m en ts are
d e s i g n e d to d e v e l o p c o m p e t e n c e in the a p p l i c a t i o n o f s t a n d a r d p r o c e d u r e s to
r o u t in e 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 i s i o n o n n e w a s p e c t s o f a s s i g n m e n t s ;
and w o r k i s r e v i e w e d to v e r i f y it s a c c u r a c y and c o n f o r m a n c e w ith r e q u i r e d
procedures.

COMPUTER OPERATOR
M o n i t o r s and o p e r a t e s the c o n t r o l c o n s o l e o f a d i g i t a l c o m p u t e r to
p r o c e s s da t a a c c o r d i n g to o p e r a t i n g i n s t r u c t i o n s , u s u a l l y p r e p a r e d b y a p r o ­
gram m er.
W o r k i n c l u d e s m o s t o f the f o l l o w i n g ; S tud ie s i n s t r u c t i o n s to
d e t e r m i n e e q u i p m e n t s e tu p and o p e r a t i o n s ; l o a d s e q u i p m e n t w ith r e q u i r e d
i t e m s (ta p e r e e l s , c a r d s , e t c . ) ; s w i t c h e s n e c e s s a r y a u x i l i a r y e q u i p m e n t in to
c i r c u i t , and s t a r t s and o p e r a t e s c o m p u t e r ; m a k e s a d j u s t m e n t s to c o m p u t e r to
c o r r e c t o p e r a t i n g p r o b l e m s and m e e t s p e c i a l c o n d i t i o n s ; r e v i e w s e r r o r s m a d e
d u r i n g o p e r a t i o n and d e t e r m i n e s c a u s e o r r e f e r s p r o b l e 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 m a i n t a i n s o p e r a t i n g r e c o r d s .
M a y t e s t and a s s i s t in
correctin g program .
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follow s:
C lass A .
O p e r a t e s in d e p e n d e n t ly , o r u n d e r o n l y g e n e r a l d i r e c t i o n ,
a c o m p u t e r r u n n in g p r o g r a m s with m o s t o f the f o l l o w i n g c h a r a c t e r i s t i c s :
N e w p r o g r a m s a r e f r e q u e n t l y t e s t e d and i n t r o d u c e d ; s c h e d u l i n g r e q u i r e m e n t s
a r e o f c r i t i c a l i m p o r t a n c e to m i n i m i z e d o w n t i m e ; the p r o g r a m s a r e o f
c o m p l e x d e s i g n s o that i d e n t i f i c a t i o n o f e r r o r s o u r c e o f t e n r e q u i r e s a w o r k i n g
k n o w l e d g e o f the t o t a l p r o g r a m , and a lt e r n a t e p r o g r a m s m a y not be a v a i l a b l e .
M a y g i v e d i r e c t i o n and g u id a n c e to l o w e r l e v e l o p e r a t o r s .
C la ss B .
O p e r a t e s in d e p e n d e n t l y , o r u n d e r o n l y g e n e r a l d i r e c t i o n ,
a c o m p u t e r r u n n in g p r o g r a m s with m o s t o f th e f o l l o w i n g c h a r a c t e r i s t i c s :
M o s t o f the p r o g r a m s a r e e s t a b l i s h e d p r o d u c t i o n r u n s , t y p i c a l l y ru n o n a
r e g u l a r l y r e c u r r i n g b a s i s ; t h e r e i s lit tle o r n o t e s t i n g o f n e w p r o g r a m s
r e q u i r e d ; a l t e r n a t e p r o g r a m s a r e p r o v i d e d in c a s e o r i g i n a l p r o g r a m n e e d s




OR
O p e r a t e s u n d e r d i r e c t s u p e r v i s i o n a c o m p u t e r ru nn in g p r o g r a m s o r
s e g m e n t s o f p r o g r a m s w ith th e 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 l a s s A .
May
a s s i s t a h igh er le v e l o p e r a t o r by in depen den tly p e r fo r m in g l e s s difficu lt tasks
a s s i g n e d , and p e r f o r m i n g d i f f i c u l t t a s k s f o l l o w i n g d e t a i l e d i n s t r u c t i o n s and
w ith f r e q u e n t r e v i e w o f o p e r a t i o n s p e r f o r m e d .

expected
a b i l i t y to
receiv ed
operator

C la ss C.
W ork s on rou tin e p r o g r a m s under c l o s e su p e rv isio n .
Is
t o d e v e l o p w o r k i n g k n o w l e d g e o f th e c o m p u t e r e q u ip m e n t u s e d and
d e t e c t p r o b l e m s i n v o l v e d in r u n n in g r o u t i n e p r o g r a m s .
U s u a l l y has
s o m e f o r m a l t r a i n i n g in c o m p u t e r o p e r a t i o n . M a y a s s i s t h i g h e r l e v e l
on c o m p l e x p r o g r a m s .

DRAFTER
C lass A .
P l a n s th e g r a p h i c p r e s e n t a t i o n o f c o m p l e x i t e m s h avin g
d i s t i n c t i v e d e s i g n f e a t u r e s th at d i f f e r s i g n i f i c a n t l y f r o m e s t a b l i s h e d d r a f t i n g
preceden ts.
W o r k s in c l o s e s u p p o r t w ith the d e s i g n o r i g i n a t o r , and m a y
re co m m e n d m in o r design ch a nges.
A n a l y z e s the e f f e c t o f e a c h c h a n g e on the
d e t a i l s o f f o r m , f u n c t i o n , and p o s i t i o n a l r e l a t i o n s h i p s o f c o m p o n e n t s and p a r t s .
W o r k s w ith a m i n i m u m o f s u p e r v i s o r y a s s i s t a n c e .
C om p leted w o rk is
r e v i e w e d b y d e s i g n o r i g i n a t o r f o r c o n s i s t e n c y w ith p r i o r e n g i n e e r i n g d e t e r ­
m inations.
M ay e ith e r p r e p a r e d r a w in g s o r d ir e c t th e ir p r e p a ra tio n by lo w e r
lev el d rafters.

C lass B .
P e r f o r m s n o n r o u t i n e and c o m p l e x d r a f t i n g a s s i g n m e n t s
th at r e q u i r e the a p p l i c a t i o n o f m o s t o f the s t a n d a r d i z e d d r a w i n g t e c h n i q u e s
regu la rly used.
D u t ie s t y p i c a l l y i n v o l v e s u c h w o r k a s :
P r e p a r e s w orking
d r a w i n g s o f s u b a s s e m b l i e s w ith i r r e g u l a r s h a p e s , m u l t i p l e f u n c t i o n s , and
p r e c i s e p o sitio n a l re la tio n sh ip s betw een com p o n e n ts; p r e p a re s a rch ite ctu r a l
d r a w i n g s f o r c o n s t r u c t i o n o f a b u il d in g in c lu d in g d e t a i l d r a w i n g s o f f o u n ­
d a t i o n s , w a l l s e c t i o n s , f l o o r p l a n s , and r o o f .
U s e s a c c e p t e d f o r m u l a s and
m a n u a l s in m a k i n g n e c e s s a r y c o m p u t a t i o n s to d e t e r m i n e q u a n t it ie s o f
m a t e r i a l s to b e u s e d , lo a d c a p a c i t i e s , s t r e n g t h s , s t r e s s e s , e t c .
R eceiv es
i n i t i a l i n s t r u c t i o n s , r e q u i r e m e n t s , and a d v i c e f r o m s u p e r v i s o r .
C om pleted
w ork is checked fo r tech n ical adequacy.

C lass C .
P r e p a r e s d e t a i l d r a w i n g s o f s i n g l e unit s o r p a r t s f o r
en g in eerin g , c o n stru ctio n , m an ufactu rin g, o r re p a ir p u rp oses.
Types of
d r a w in g s p r e p a r e d in clud e i s o m e t r i c p r o je c t i o n s (depictin g th ree d im e n s io n s
in a c c u r a t e s c a l e ) and s e c t i o n a l v i e w s to c l a r i f y p o s i t i o n i n g o f c o m p o n e n t s
and c o n v e y n e e d e d i n f o r m a t i o n .
C on solid a tes details fro m a num ber o f
s o u r c e s and a d j u s t s o r t r a n s p o s e s s c a l e a s r e q u i r e d .
Suggested m e th o d s o f
a p p r o a c h , a p p l i c a b l e p r e c e d e n t s , and a d v i c e o n s o u r c e m a t e r i a l s a r e g iv e n
w ith i n i t i a l a s s i g n m e n t s .
I n s t r u c t i o n s a r e l e s s c o m p l e t e w hen a s s i g n m e n t s
recur.
W o r k m a y be s p o t - c h e c k e d d u r i n g p r o g r e s s .

D R A F T E R -T R A C E R

E L E C T R O N IC S TEC H N IC IAN — Continued

C o p i e s p la n s and d r a w i n g s p r e p a r e d b y o t h e r s b y p l a c i n g t r a c i n g
c l o t h o r p a p e r o v e r d r a w i n g s and t r a c i n g w ith p e n o r p e n c i l .
( D o e s not
i n c l u d e t r a c i n g l i m i t e d to p la n s p r i m a r i l y c o n s i s t i n g o f s t r a ig h t l i n e s and a
l a r g e s c a l e not r e q u i r i n g c l o s e d e l i n e a t i o n . )

W o r k m a y be r e v i e w e d b y s u p e r v i s o r ( f r e q u e n t l y an e n g i n e e r o r
d e s i g n e r ) f o r g e n e r a l c o m p l i a n c e w ith a c c e p t e d p r a c t i c e s .
May pr o v id e
t e c h n i c a l g u i d a n c e to l o w e r l e v e l t e c h n i c i a n s .
C l a s s B . A p p l i e s c o m p r e h e n s i v e t e c h n i c a l k n o w l e d g e to s o l v e c o m ­
p l e x p r o b l e m s ( i . e . , t h o s e that t y p i c a l l y c a n b e s o l v e d s o l e l y b y p r o p e r l y
i n t e r p r e t i n g m a n u f a c t u r e r s ' m a n u a l s o r s i m i l a r d o c u m e n t s ) in w o r k i n g on
e l e c t r o n ic equip m en t.
W ork in volves:
A f a m i l i a r i t y w ith the i n t e r r e l a t i o n ­
s h ip s o f c i r c u i t s ; and j u d g m e n t in d e t e r m i n i n g w o r k s e q u e n c e and in s e l e c t i n g
t o o l s and t e s t i n g i n s t r u m e n t s , u s u a l l y l e s s c o m p l e x th an t h o s e u s e d b y th e
c la s s A tech n ician .

A N D /O R
P r e p a r e s sim p le o r repetitive draw ings o f e a sily v isu a lize d ite m s .
W o r k i s c l o s e l y s u p e r v i s e d d u r in g p r o g r e s s .
E L E C T R O N IC S TECHNICIAN

R e c e i v e s te c h n ic a l gu id an ce, as r e q u ir e d , f r o m s u p e r v is o r o r higher
l e v e l t e c h n i c i a n , and w o r k i s r e v i e w e d f o r s p e c i f i c c o m p l i a n c e with a c c e p t e d
p r a c t i c e s and w o r k a s s i g n m e n t s .
M a y p r o v i d e t e c h n i c a l g u id a n c e to l o w e r
le v e l techn icians.

W o r k s on v a r i o u s t y p e s o f e l e c t r o n i c e q u i p m e n t and r e l a t e d d e v i c e s
b y p e r f o r m i n g o n e o r a c o m b i n a t i o n o f the f o l l o w i n g :
Installing, m ain tain in g,
r e p a i r i n g , o v e r h a u l i n g , t r o u b l e s h o o t i n g , m o d i f y i n g , c o n s t r u c t i n g , and t e s t i n g .
W ork r e q u ir e s p r a c t ic a l app lication o f te c h n ic a l know led ge o f e le c t r o n ic s
p r i n c i p l e s , a b i l i t y to d e t e r m i n e m a l f u n c t i o n s , and s k i l l to put e q u i p m e n t in
r e q u ir e d op er atin g con dition.

C l a s s C . A p p l i e s w o r k i n g t e c h n i c a l k n o w l e d g e to p e r f o r m s i m p l e o r
r o u t i n e t a s k s in w o r k i n g o n e l e c t r o n i c e q u i p m e n t , f o l l o w i n g d e t a i l e d i n s t r u c ­
t i o n s w h i c h c o v e r v i r t u a l l y a ll p r o c e d u r e s .
W ork ty p ic a lly in v olv es such
task s as:
A s s i s t i n g h i g h e r l e v e l t e c h n i c i a n s b y p e r f o r m i n g s u c h a c t i v i t i e s as
r e p l a c i n g c o m p o n e n t s , w i r i n g c i r c u i t s , and ta k in g t e s t r e a d i n g s ; r e p a i r i n g
s i m p l e e l e c t r o n i c e q u i p m e n t ; and u s i n g t o o l s and c o m m o n t e s t i n s t r u m e n t s
( e . g . , m u l t i m e t e r s , a u d io s i g n a l g e n e r a t o r s , tu b e t e s t e r s , o s c i l l o s c o p e s ) .
Is n o t r e q u i r e d to b e f a m i l i a r w ith th e i n t e r r e l a t i o n s h i p s o f c i r c u i t s .
This
k n o w l e d g e , h o w e v e r , m a y b e a c q u i r e d th r o u g h a s s i g n m e n t s d e s i g 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)
s o that w o r k e r c a n
advance to h ig h e r l e v e l te c h n icia n .

T h e e q u i p m e n t — c o n s i s t i n g o f e i t h e r m a n y d i f f e r e n t kin d s o f c i r c u i t s
o r m u l t i p l e r e p e t i t i o n o f th e s a m e kin d o f c i r c u i t — i n c l u d e s , but i s not l i m i t e d
t o , th e f o l l o w i n g :
(a) E l e c t r o n i c t r a n s m i t t i n g and r e c e i v i n g e q u i p m e n t ( e . g . ,
r a d a r , r a d i o , t e l e v i s i o n , t e l e p h o n e , s o n a r , n a v i g a t i o n a l a i d s ) , (b) d i g i t a l and
a n a lo g c o m p u t e r s , and (c ) i n d u s t r i a l and m e d i c a l m e a s u r i n g and c o n t r o l l i n g
equipm en t.
T h i s c l a s s i f i c a t i o n e x c l u d e s r e p a i r e r s o f s u c h s ta n d a r d e l e c t r o n i c
e q u i p m e n t a s c o m m o n o f f i c e m a c h i n e s and h o u s e h o l d r a d i o and t e l e v i s i o n
s e t s ; p r o d u c t i o n 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 h o s e p r i m a r y du ty i s
s e r v i c i n g e l e c t r o n i c t e s t i n s t r u m e n t s ; t e c h n i c i a n s w h o h av e a d m i n i s t r a t i v e
o r s u p e r v i s o r y r e s p o n s i b i l i 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 osition s
defin ition s.

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R e c e i v e s t e c h n ic a l gu id an ce, as r e q u ir e d , f r o m s u p e r v is o r o r h igher
le v e l techn ician.
W o r k i s t y p i c a l l y s p o t c h e c k e d , but i s g i v e n d e t a i l e d r e v i e w
when new o r advanced a ssign m en ts a re in volved.
R E G IS T E R E D IN D U S T R IA L NURSE

b a s i s o f th e f o l l o w i n g

„

A r e g is t e r e d n u rs e who g iv e s n u rsin g s e r v i c e under g e n era l m e d ic a l
d i r e c t i o n to i l l o r i n j u r e d e m p l o y e e s o r o t h e r p e r s o n s w h o b e c o m e - i l l o r
s u f f e r an a c c i d e n t o n the p r e m i s e s o f a f a c t o r y o r o t h e r e s t a b l i s h m e n t .
D u t ie s i n v o l v e a c o m b i n a t i o n o f th e f o l l o w i n g : G i v i n g f i r s t a id t o the i l l o r
i n j u r e d ; a tt e n d in g t o s u b s e q u e n t d r e s s i n g o f e m p l o y e e s ' i n j u r i e s ; k e e p i n g
r e c o r d s o f p a t ie n t s t r e a t e d ; p r e p a r i n g a c c i d e n t r e p o r t s f o r c o m p e n s a t i o n o r
o t h e r p u r p o s e s ; a s s i s t i n g in p h y s i c a l e x a m i n a t i o n s and h e a lt h e v a l u a t i o n s o f
a p p l i c a n t s and e m p l o y e e s ; and p la n n in g and c a r r y i n g out p r o g r a m s i n v o l v i n g
h e a lt h e d u c a t i o n , a c c i d e n t p r e v e n t i o n , e v a l u a t i o n o f p la n t e n v i r o n m e n t , o r
o t h e r a c t i v i t i e s a f f e c t i n g th e h e a lt h , w e l f a r e , and s a f e t y o f a l l p e r s o n n e l .
N u r s i n g s u p e r v i s o r s o r h e a d n u r s e s in e s t a b l i s h m e n t s e m p l o y i n g m o r e than
one n u rs e a re exclu d e d .

C lass A .
A p p l i e s a d v a n c e d t e c h n i c a l k n o w l e d g e to s o l v e u n u s u a lly
c o m p l e x p r o b l e m s ( i . e . , t h o s e that t y p i c a l l y ca n n o t be s o l v e d s o l e l y b y r e f e r ­
e n c e to m a n u f a c t u r e r s ' m a n u a l s o r s i m i l a r d o c u m e n t s ) in w o r k i n g on e l e c ­
t r o n ic equipm en t.
E x a m p l e s o f s u c h p r o b l e m s i n c l u d e l o c a t i o n and d e n s i t y o f
c i r c u i t r y , e l e c t r o m a g n e t i c r a d i a t i o n , i s o l a t i n g m a l f u n c t i o n s , and f r e q u e n t
en gineering ch anges.
W ork in volves:
A d e t a i l e d u n d e r s t a n d i n g o f th e i n t e r ­
r e l a t i o n s h i p s o f c i r c u i t s ; e x e r c i s i n g i n d e p e n d e n t j u d g m e n t in p e r f o r m i n g s u c h
ta sk s as m akin g c ir c u it a n a ly se s , c a lcu la tin g w ave f o r m s , tr a c in g r e la t io n ­
s h ip s in s i g n a l f l o w ; and r e g u l a r l y u s i n g c o m p l e x t e s t i n s t r u m e n t s ( e . g . , d u a l
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 , dev iation m e t e r s , pu lse g e n e r a to r s ).

MAINTENANCE, TOOLROOM, AND POWERPLANT
M AIN TEN AN CE C A R P E N T E R

M A I N T E N A N C E C A R P E N T E R — C o n t in u e d

P e r f o r m s th e c a r p e n t r y d u t ie s n e c e s s a r y t o c o n s t r u c t and m a i n t a i n
in g o o d r e p a i r b u i l d i n g w o o d w o r k and e q u i p m e n t s u c h a s b i n s , c r i b s , c o u n t e r s ,
b e n c h e s , p a r t i t i o n s , d o o r s , f l o o r s , s t a i r s , c a s i n g s , and t r i m m a d e o f w o o d
in an e s t a b l i s h m e n t .
W o r k i n v o l v e s m o s t o f the f o l l o w i n g :
P la n n in g and
l a y in g ou t o f w o r k f r o m b l u e p r i n t s , d r a w i n g s , m o d e l s , o r v e r b a l i n s t r u c t i o n s ;

u s i n g a v a r i e t y o f c a r p e n t e r ' s h a n d t o o l s , p o r t a b l e p o w e r t o o l s , and s t a n d a r d
m e a s u r i n g i n s t r u m e n t s ; m a k i n g s t a n d a r d s h o p c o m p u t a t i o n s r e l a t i n g to d i m e n ­
s i o n s o f w o r k ; and s e l e c t i n g m a t e r i a l s n e c e s s a r y f o r the w o r k .
In g e n e r a l ,
the w o r k o f the m a i n t e n a n c e c a r p e n t e r r e q u i r e s r o u n d e d t r a i n i n g and e x p e r i ­
en ce u su ally a c q u ir e d th rou gh a f o r m a l a p p r e n t ic e s h ip o r equivalent 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 ECH ANIC (M otor vehicle)

P e r f o r m s a v a r i e t y o f e l e c t r i c a l t r a d e f u n c t i o n s s u c h as the i n s t a l ­
l a t i o n , m a i n t e n a n c e , o r r e p a i r o f e q u ip m e n t f o r th e g e n e r a t i o n , d i s t r i b u t i o n ,
o r u t i l i z a t i o n o f e l e c t r i c e n e r g y in an e s t a b l i s h m e n t .
W ork in volves m o st
o f th e f o l l o w i n g : I n s t a l l i n g o r r e p a i r i n g any o f a v a r i e t y o f e l e c t r i c a l e q u i p ­
m ent such as g e n e r a to r s , t r a n s fo r m e r s , s w itch b o a rd s, c o n t r o lle r s , c ir c u it
b r e a k e r s , m o t o r s , h e a t in g u n it s , c o n d u it s y s t e m s , o r o t h e r t r a n s m i s s i o n
equip m en t; w o rk in g f r o m b lu ep rin ts, d r a w in g s, layou ts, o r oth er s p e c i f i ­
c a t i o n s ; l o c a t i n g and d i a g n o s i n g t r o u b l e in the e l e c t r i c a l s y s t e m o r e q u i p ­
m e n t; w o rk in g standard com pu ta tion s rela tin g to load r e q u ir e m e n ts o f w irin g
o r e l e c t r i c a l e q u i p m e n t ; and u s i n g a v a r i e t y o f e l e c t r i c i a n ' s h a n d t o o l s and
m e a s u r i n g and t e s t i n g i n s t r u m e n t s .
In g e n e r a l , the w o r k o f th e m a i n t e n a n c e
e l e c t r i c i a n r e q u i r e s r o u n d e d t r a i n in g and e x p e r i e n c e u s u a l l y a c q u i r e d t h r o u g h
a f o r m a l a p p r e n t i c e s h i p o r e q u i v a l e n t t r a i n i n g and e x p e r i e n c e .

R e p a i r s a u t o m o b i l e 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 ­
l i s h m e n t . W o r k i n v o l v e s m o s t o f the f o l l o w i n g : E x a m i n i n g a u t o m o t i v e e q u i p ­
m e n t to d i a g n o s e s o u r c e o f t r o u b l e ; d i s a s s e m b l i n g e q u i p m e n t and p e r f o r m i n g
r e p a i r s th at i n v o l v e th e u s e o f s u c h h a n d t o o l s a s w r e n c h e s , g a u g e s , d r i l l s ,
o r s p e c i a l i z e d e q u i p m e n t in d i s a s s e m b l i n g o r fittin g p a r t s ; r e p l a c i n g b r o k e n
o r d e f e c t i v e p a r t s f r o m s t o c k ; g r i n d i n g and a d j u s t i n g v a l v e s ; r e a s s e m b l i n g and
i n s t a l l i n g th e v a r i o u s a s s e m b l i e s in the v e h i c l e and m a k i n g n e c e s s a r y a d j u s t ­
m e n t s ; and a lig n in g w h e e l s , a d j u s t i n g b r a k e s and l i g h t s , o r t i g h t e n in g b o d y
bolts.
In g e n e r a l , th e w o r k o f th e m o t o r v e h i c l e m a i n t e n a n c e m e c h a n i c
r e q u i r e s r o u n d e d t r a i n i n g and e x p e r i e n c e u s u a l l y a c q u i r e d t h r o u g h a f o r m a l
a p p r e n t i c e s h i p o r e q u i v a l e n t t r a i n i n g and e x p e r i e n c e .
T h is c l a s s i f i c a t i o n d o e s not in clu d e m e c h a n ic s who r e p a ir c u s t o m e r s '
v e h i c l e s in a u t o m o b i l e r e p a i r s h o p s .

M AIN TEN AN CE PAIN TER

M AIN TEN AN CE P IP E F IT T E R

P a i n t s and r e d e c o r a t e s w a l l s , w o o d w o r k , and f i x t u r e s o f an e s t a b ­
lish m en t.
W o r k i n v o l v e s the f o l l o w i n g ; K n o w l e d g e o f s u r f a c e p e c u l i a r i t i e s
and t y p e s o f p a in t r e q u i r e d f o r d i f f e r e n t a p p l i c a t i o n s ; p r e p a r i n g s u r f a c e f o r
p a in tin g b y r e m o v i n g o l d f i n i s h o r b y p l a c i n g putt y o r f i l l e r in n a i l h o l e s and
i n t e r s t i c e s ; and a p p ly in g pain t w ith s p r a y gun o r b r u s h .
May m ix c o l o r s ,
o i l s , w h i t e l e a d , and o t h e r pain t i n g r e d i e n t s to o b ta in p r o p e r c o l o r o r
c o n s i s t e n c y . In g e n e r a l , th e w o r k o f the m a i n t e n a n c e p a i n t e r r e q u i r e s r o u n d e d
t r a i n i n g and e x p e r i e n c e u s u a l l y a c q u i r e d t h r o u g h a f o r m a l a p p r e n t i c e s h i p o r
e q u i v a l e n t t r a i n i n g and e x p e r i e n c e .

I n s t a l l s o r r e p a i r s w a t e r , s t e a m , g a s , o r o t h e r t y p e s o f p ip e and
p i p e f i t t i n g s in an e s t a b l i s h m e n t . W o r k i n v o l v e s m o s t o f the f o l l o w i n g :
L a y in g
out w o r k and m e a s u r i n g t o l o c a t e p o s i t i o n o f p ip e f r o m d r a w i n g s o r o t h e r
w r i t t e n s p e c i f i c a t i o n s ; cu tt in g v a r i o u s s i z e s o f p ip e to c o r r e c t l e n g th s with
c h i s e l and h a m m e r o r o x y a c e t y l e n e t o r c h o r p i p e - c u t t i n g m a c h i n e s ; t h r e a d i n g
p ip e w ith s t o c k s and d i e s ; b e n d in g p i p e b y h a n d - d r i v e n o r p o w e r - d r i v e n
m a c h i n e s ; a s s e m b l i n g p ip e w ith c o u p l i n g s and f a s t e n i n g pip e to h a n g e r s ;
m a k i n g s t a n d a r d s ho p c o m p u t a t i o n s r e l a t i n g to p r e s s u r e s , f l o w , and s i z e o f
p ip e r e q u i r e d ; and m a k i n g s t a n d a r d t e s t s t o d e t e r m i n e w h e t h e r f i n i s h e d p i p e s
m eet sp ecifica tion s.
In g e n e r a l , the w o r k o f th e m a i n t e n a n c e p i p e f i t t e r
r e q u i r e s r o u n d e d t r a i n i n g and e x p e r i e n c e u s u a l l y a c q u i r e d t h r o u g h a f o r m a l
a p p r e n t i c e s h i p o r e q u i v a l e n t t r a i n i n g and e x p e r i e n c e .
W orkers p rim arily
e n g a g e d in i n s t a l l i n g and r e p a i r i n g b u il d in g s a n it a tio n o r h e atin g s y s t e m s
are exclu d ed .

M A IN T E N A N C E M ACHINIST
P r o d u c e s r e p l a c e m e n t p a r t s and n e w p a r t s in m a k i n g r e p a i r s o f
m e t a l p a r t s o f m e c h a n i c a l e q u i p m e n t o p e r a t e d in an e s t a b l i s h m e n t .
W ork
i n v o l v e s m o s t o f the f o l l o w i n g ; I n t e r p r e t i n g w r i t t e n i n s t r u c t i o n s and s p e c i ­
f i c a t i o n s ; p la n n in g and l a y in g out o f w o r k ; u s i n g a v a r i e t y o f m a c h i n i s t ' s
h a n d t o o l s and p r e c i s i o n m e a s u r i n g i n s t r u m e n t s ; s e tt in g up and o p e r a t i n g
s t a n d a r d m a c h i n e t o o l s ; s h a p in g o f m e t a l p a r t s t o c l o s e t o l e r a n c e s ; m a k i n g
s t a n d a r d s h o p c o m p u t a t i o n s r e l a t i n g to d i m e n s i o n s o f w o r k , t o o l i n g , f e e d s ,
and s p e e d s o f m a c h i n i n g ; k n o w l e d g e o f th e w o r k i n g p r o p e r t i e s o f the c o m m o n
m e t a l s ; s e l e c t i n g s t a n d a r d m a t e r i a l s , p a r t s , and e q u i p m e n t r e q u i r e d f o r th is
w o r k ; and fit t in g and a s s e m b l i n g p a r t s in to m e c h a n i c a l e q u i p m e n t . In g e n e r a l ,
th e m a c h i n i s t ' s w o r k n o r m a l l y r e q u i r e s a r o u n d e d t r a i n in g in m a c h i n e - s h o p
p r a c t i c e u s u a l l y a c q u i r e d t h r o u g h a f o r m a l a p p r e n t i c e s h i p o r e q u iv a le n t
t r a i n i n g and e x p e r i e n c e .

M AIN TEN AN CE S H E E T -M E T A L W ORKER

M A IN T E N A N C E M ECH ANIC (M achin ery)
R e p a i r s m a c h i n e r y o r m e c h a n i c a l e q u i p m e n t o f an e s t a b l i s h m e n t .
W o r k i n v o l v e s m o s t o f th e f o l l o w i n g ; E x a m i n i n g m a c h i n e s and m e c h a n i c a l
eq u ip m en t to d ia g n o s e s o u r c e o f tr o u b le ; dism a n tlin g o r p a rtly dism a n tlin g
m a c h i n e s and p e r f o r m i n g r e p a i r s that m a i n l y i n v o l v e the u s e o f h a n d t o o ls in
s c r a p i n g and f itt in g p a r t s ; r e p l a c i n g b r o k e n o r d e f e c t i v e p a r t s w ith i t e m s
o b t a i n e d f r o m s t o c k ; o r d e r i n g th e p r o d u c t i o n o f a r e p l a c e m e n t p a r t b y a
m a c h i n e s h o p o r s e n d in g the m a c h i n e to a m a c h i n e s h o p f o r m a j o r r e p a i r s ;
p r e p a r i n g w r i t t e n s p e c i f i c a t i o n s f o r m a j o r r e p a i r s o r f o r th e p r o d u c t i o n o f
p a r t s o r d e r e d f r o m m a c h i n e s h o p s ; r e a s s e m b l i n g m a c h i n e s ; and m a k i n g a l l
n e c e s s a r y adjustm ents f o r operation.
In g e n e r a l , the w o r k o f a m a c h i n e r y
m a i n t e n a n c e m e c h a n i c r e q u i r e s r o u n d e d t r a i n i n g and e x p e r i e n c e u s u a l l y
a c q u i r e d t h r o u g h a f o r m a l a p p r e n t i c e s h i p o r e q u i v a l e n t t r a i n i n g and e x p e r i ­
ence.
E x c l u d e d f r o m t h is c l a s s i f i c a t i o n a r e w o r k e r s w h o s e p r i m a r y d u t ie s
i n v o l v e s e t t in g up o r a d j u s t i n g m a c h i n e s .




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F a b r i c a t e s , i n s t a l l s , and m a i n t a i n s in g o o d r e p a i r the s h e e t - m e t a l
e q u i p m e n t and f i x t u r e s ( s u c h a s m a c h i n e g u a r d s , g r e a s e p a n s , s h e l v e s ,
l o c k e r s , t a n k s , v e n t i l a t o r s , c h u t e s , d u c t s , m e t a l r o o f i n g ) o f an e s t a b l i s h m e n t .
W o r k i n v o l v e s m o s t o f the f o l l o w i n g ; P la n n in g and la y in g out a ll t y p e s o f
s h e e t -m e t a l m ain ten an ce w o rk f r o m b lu e p rin ts, m o d e ls , o r other s p e c if i­
c a t i o n s ; s e t t in g up and o p e r a t i n g a l l a v a i l a b l e t y p e s o f s h e e t - m e t a l w o r k i n g
m a c h i n e s ; u s i n g a v a r i e t y o f h a n d t o o l s in c u t t in g , b e n d in g , f o r m i n g , s h a p in g ,
f it t in g , and a s s e m b l i n g ; and i n s t a l l i n g s h e e t - m e t a l a r t i c l e s a s r e q u i r e d .
In
g e n e r a l , the w o r k o f the m a i n t e n a n c e s h e e t - m e t a l w o r k e r r e q u i r e s r o u n d e d
t r a i n i n g and e x p e r i e n c e u s u a l l y a c q u i r e d t h r o u g h a f o r m a l a p p r e n t i c e s h i p o r
e q u i v a l e n t t r a i n i n g and e x p e r i e n c e .
M ILLW RIGH T
I n s t a l l s n e w m a c h i n e s o r h e a v y e q u i p m e n t , and d i s m a n t l e s and
i n s t a l l s m a c h i n e s o r h e a v y e q u i p m e n t w h e n c h a n g e s in the plant la y o u t a r e
requ ired.
W o r k i n v o l v e s m o s t o f th e f o l l o w i n g ;
P la n n in g and l a y in g ou t
w o r k ; i n t e r p r e t i n g b l u e p r i n t s o r o t h e r s p e c i f i c a t i o n s ; u s in g a v a r i e t y o f h a n d t o o l s and r i g g i n g ; m a k i n g s t a n d a r d s h o p c o m p u t a t i o n s r e l a t i n g t o s t r e s s e s ,
s t r e n g t h o f m a t e r i a l s , and c e n t e r s o f g r a v i t y ; a lig n in g and b a la n c in g e q u i p ­
m e n t ; s e l e c t i n g s t a n d a r d t o o l s , e q u i p m e n t , and p a r t s to be u s e d ; and i n s t a l l i n g
and m a in t a i n i n g in g o o d o r d e r p o w e r t r a n s m i s s i o n e q u i p m e n t s u c h as d r i v e s
and s p e e d r e d u c e r s .
In g e n e r a l , th e m i l l w r i g h t ' s w o r k n o r m a l l y r e q u i r e s a
r o u n d e d t r a i n i n g and e x p e r i e n c e in the t r a d e a c q u i r e d t h r o u g h a f o r m a l
a p p r e n t i c e s h i p o r e q u i v a l e n t t r a i n i n g and e x p e r i e n c e .

M A IN T E N A N C E TR AD ES H ELPER

T O O L AN D DIE MAKER

A s s i s t s o n e o r m o r e w o r k e r s in the s k i l l e d m a i n t e n a n c e t r a d e s , by
p 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 d u t ie s o f l e s s e r s k i l l , s u c h a s k e e p in g a
w o r k e r s u p p lie d with m a t e r i a l s and t o o l s ; c l e a n i n g w o r k i n g a r e a , m a c h i n e ,
and e q u i p m e n t ; a s s i s t i n g j o u r n e y m a n b y h o ld in g m a t e r i a l s o r t o o l s ; and p e r ­
f o r m i n g o t h e r u n s k i l l e d t a s k s as d i r e c t e d by j o u r n e y m a n .
T h e kin d o f w o r k
the h e l p e r i s p e r m i t t e d to p e r f o r m v a r i e s f r o m t r a d e to t r a d e :
In s o m e
t r a d e s th e h e l p e r i s c o n f i n e d to s u p p ly in g , lif t in g , and h o ld in g m a t e r i a l s and
t o o l s , and c l e a n i n g w o r k i n g a r e a s ; and in o t h e r s he is p e r m i t t e d to p e r f o r m
s p e c i a l i z e d m a c h i n e o p e r a t i o n s , o r p a r t s o f a t r a d e that a r e a l s o p e r f o r m e d
b y w o r k e r s on a f u l l - t i m e b a s i s .

C o n s t r u c t s and r e p a i r s j i g s , f i x t u r e s , cu t t in g t o o l s , g a u g e s , o r m e t a l
d i e s o r m o l d s u s e d in s h a p in g o r f o r m i n g m e t a l o r n o n m e t a l l i c m a t e r i a l ( e . g . ,
p l a s t i c , p l a s t e r , r u b b e r , g l a s s ) . W o r k t y p i c a l l y i n v o l v e s : P la n n in g and la y in g
out w o r k a c c o r d i n g to m o d e l s , b l u e p r i n t s , d r a w i n g s , o r o t h e r w r it t e n o r o r a l
s p e c i f i c a t i o n s ; u n d e r s t a n d i n g the w o r k i n g p r o p e r t i e s o f c o m m o n m e t a l s and
a l l o y s ; s e l e c t i n g a p p r o p r i a t e m a t e r i a l s , t o o l s , and p r o c e s s e s r e q u i r e d to
c o m p l e t e t a s k s ; m a k i n g n e c e s s a r y s h o p c o m p u t a t i o n s ; s e ttin g up and o p e r a t i n g
v a r i o u s m a c h i n e t o o l s and r e l a t e d e q u i p m e n t ; u s in g v a r i o u s t o o l and die
m a k e r ' s h a n d t o o l s and p r e c i s i o n m e a s u r i n g i n s t r u m e n t s ; w o r k in 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 r e a t i n g m e t a l p a r t s and f i n i s h e d t o o l s and d i e s to
a c h i e v e r e q u i r e d q u a l i t i e s ; f itt in g and a s s e m b l i n g p a r t s to p r e s c r i b e d t o l e r ­
a n c e s and a l l o w a n c e s .
In g e n e r a l , the t o o l and d ie m a k e r ' s w o r k r e q u i r e s
r o u n d e d t r a i n i n g in m a c h i n e - s h o p and t o o l r o o m p r a c t i c e u s u a lly a c q u i r e
t h r o u g h f o r m a l a p p r e n t i c e s h i p o r e q u i v a l e n t t r a i n i n g and e x p e r i e n c e .

M ACH IN E -TO O L O PE RA TO R (T o o lro o m )
S p e c i a l i z e s in o p e r a t i n g o n e o r m o r e th an o n e ty pe o f m a c h i n e t o o l
( e . g . , j i g b o r e r , g r i n d i n g m a c h i n e , e n g in e la t h e , m i l l i n g m a c h i n e ) to m a c h i n e
m e t a l f o r u s e in m a k i n g o r m a in t a in in g j i g s , f i x t u r e s , cu ttin g t o o l s , g a u g e s ,
o r m e t a l d i e s o r m o l d s u s e d in sh a p in g o r f o r m i n g m e t a l o r n o n m e t a l l i c
m a te ria l (e.g ., pla stic, p la ster, ru bber, g la ss).
W ork ty pica lly in v o lv e s:
P la n n in g and p e r f o r m i n g d i f f i c u l t m a c h i n i n g o p e r a t i o n s w h i c h r e q u i r e c o m ­
p l i c a t e d s e tu p s o r a high d e g r e e o f a c c u r a c y ; s e tt in g up m a c h i n e t o o l o r
t o o l s ( e . g . , i n s t a l l cu tt in g t o o l s and a d j u s t g u i d e s , s t o p s , w o r k i n g t a b l e s ,
and o t h e r c o n t r o l s to h an dle the s i z e o f s t o c k to be m a c h i n e d ; d e t e r m i n e
p r o p e r f e e d s , s p e e d s , t o o l i n g , and o p e r a t i o n s e q u e n c e o r s e l e c t t h o s e p r e ­
s c r i b e d in d r a w i n g s , b l u e p r i n t s , o r l a y o u t s ) ; u s in g a v a r i e t y o f p r e c i s i o n
m e a s u r in g in stru m e n ts ; m akin g n e c e s s a r y adju stm en ts du rin g m ach in in g
o p e r a t i o n to a c h i e v e r e q u i s i t e d i m e n s i o n s to v e r y c l o s e t o l e r a n c e s .
M a y be
r e q u i r e d to s e l e c t p r o p e r c o o l a n t s and cu ttin g and l u b r i c a t i n g o i l s , to
r e c o g n i z e w h e n t o o l s n e e d 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 o r k
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 i l l l e v e l c a l l e d f o r in th is
c l a s s i f i c a t i o n r e q u i r e s e x t e n s i v e k n o w l e d g e o f 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 u s u a l l y a c q u i r e d th r o u g h c o n s i d e r a b l e o n - t h e - j o b t r a i n i n g a n d
exp erience.

in clud e
shops.

F o r c r o s s - i n d u s t r y w a g e s tu dy p u r p o s e s , th is c l a s s i f i c a t i o n d o e s not
i n c l u d e t o o l and d ie m a k e r s w h o (1) a r e e m p l o y e d in t o o l and die j o b b i n g
s h o p s o r (Z) p r o d u c e f o r g i n g d i e s ( d ie s i n k e r s ) .
S T A T IO N A R Y EN GIN EER
O p e r a t e s and m a i n t a i n s and m a y a l s o s u p e r v i s e the o p e r a t i o n o f
s t a t i o n a r y e n g i n e s and e q u i p m e n t ( m e c h a n i c a l o r e l e c t r i c a l ) to s u p p ly the
e s t a b l i s h m e n t in w h i c h e m p l o y e d with p o w e r , h e a t , r e f r i g e r a t i o n , o r a i r conditioning.
W ork in volves:
O p e r a t i n g and m a in t a i n i n g e q u i p m e n t s u c h as
s t e a m e n g i n e s , a i r 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 , t u r b i n e s , v e n tila t in g
and r e f r i g e r a t i n g e q u i p m e n t , s t e a m b o i l e r s and b o i l e r - f e d w a t e r p u m p s ;
m a k i n g e q u i p m e n t r e p a i r s ; and k e e p i n g a r e c o r d o f o p e r a t i o n o f m a c h i n e r y ,
t e m p e r a t u r e , and f u e l c o n s u m p t i o n .
May a ls o s u p e r v is e these o p e r a tio n s .
H ead o r c h i e f e n g i n e e r s in e s t a b l i s h m e n t s e m p l o y i n g m o r e than o n e e n g i n e e r
are exclu d ed .
BOILER TEN DER
F ires
s t a t i o n a r y b o i l e r s t o f u r n i s h th e e s t a b l i s h m e n t in w h i c h
e m p l o y e d w ith h e at, p o w e r , o r
steam .
F e e d s f u e l s to f i r e b y hand o r
o p e r a t e s a m e c h a n i c a l s t o k e r , g a s , o r o i l b u r n e r ; and c h e c k s w a t e r and
safety v a lv e s .
M a y c l e a n , o i l , o r a s s i s t in r e p a i r i n g b o i l e r r o o m e q u i p m e n t .

F o r c r o s s - i n d u s t r y w a g e s tu dy p u r p o s e s , t h is c l a s s i f i c a t i o n d o e s 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 l o y e d in t o o l and die j o b b i n g

MATERIAL MOVEMENT AND CUSTODIAL
T R U C K D R I V E R — C o n t in u e d

TRU CK DR IVER

T ru ck d riv er,
T ru ck d river,
T ru ck d river,
T ru ck d riv er,

D r i v e s a t r u c k w ith in a c i t y o r i n d u s t r i a l a r e a to t r a n s p o r t m a t e ­
r ia ls , m e r c h a n d is e , equip m en t, o r w o r k e r s betw een v a rio u s ty pes of e s t a b ­
lish m en ts such a s:
M an ufactu ring plan ts, fre ig h t d e p o ts, w a r e h o u s e s , w h o l e ­
s a l e and r e t a i l e s t a b l i s h m e n t s , o r b e t w e e n r e t a i l
e s t a b l i s h m e n t s and
c u s t o m e r s ' h o u s e s o r p l a c e s o f b u s i n e s s . M a y a l s o l o a d o r u n lo a d t r u c k w ith
o r w ith o u t h e l p e r s , m a k e m i n o r m e c h a n i c a l r e p a i r s , and k e e p t r u c k in g o o d
working
order.
S a l e 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 a r e e x c l u d e d .

SH I P P I N G A N D R E C E I V I N G 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 s h i p m e n t , o r r e c e i v e s and i s r e s p o n s i b l e
f o r in c o m in g ship m en ts o f m e r c h a n d is e o r oth er m a t e r ia ls .
Sh ip pin g w o r k
i n v o l v e s : A k n o w l e d g e o f s h ip p in g p r o c e d u r e s , p r a c t i c e s , r o u t e s , a v a i l a b l e
m e a n s o f t r a n s p o r t a t i o n , and r a t e s ; and p r e p a r i n g r e c o r d s o f the g o o d s

F o r w a g e s tu d y p u r p o s e s , t r u c k d r i v e r s a r e c l a s s i f i e d b y s i z e and
ty p e o f e q u i p m e n t , a s f o l l o w s :
( T r a c t o r - t r a i l e r s h o u ld be r a t e d on the b a s i s
o f tr a i le r ca pa city.)




lig h t t r u c k ( u n d e r 1 V2 t o n s )
m e d i u m t r u c k ( 1V2 to and i n c l u d i n g 4 to n s )
h eavy tr u ck ( t r a ile r ) ( o v e r 4 tons)
h e a v y t r u c k ( o t h e r th an t r a i l e r ) ( o v e r 4 to n s )

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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

sh ipped, m aking up b ills o f ladin g, p ostin g w eight and shipping c h a r g e s , and
keeping a file o f shipping r e c o r d s .
M ay d ir e c t o r a s s is t in p re p a rin g the
m e rch a n d ise fo r sh ipm ent. R e ce iv in g w ork in v o lv e s ; V e rify in g o r d ir e c tin g
oth ers in v e rify in g the c o r r e c t n e s s o f sh ipm ents against b ills o f ladin g,
in v o ic e s , o r oth er r e c o r d s ; ch eck in g fo r sh orta g es and r e je c tin g dam aged
g ood s; routing m e r c h a n d ise o r m a te r ia ls to p r o p e r d ep a rtm en ts; and m a in ­
taining n e c e s s a r y r e c o r d s and file s .

shipping c o n ta in e rs and m ay in volve one o r m o r e o f the fo llo w in g : K now ledge
o f v a rio u s item s o f sto ck in o r d e r to v e r ify content; se le c tio n o f a p p rop ria te
type and s iz e o f co n ta in e r; in se rtin g e n c lo s u r e s in co n ta in e r; using e x c e ls io r
o r oth er m a te r ia l to preven t break a ge o r d a m age; c lo s in g and sealin g c o n ­
ta in e r; and applying la b e ls o r en terin g iden tifyin g data on con ta in er.
P ackers
who a lso m ake w ooden b o x e s o r c r a te s a re ex clu d ed .
M A T E R IA L HANDLING L A 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 are c la s s ifie d as fo llo w s :
A w o rk e r em p loy ed in a w a re h o u se , m anu factu ring plant, s t o r e , o r
oth er esta b lish m en t w h ose du ties in v olv e one o r m o r e o f the fo llo w in g :
L oading and unloading v a r io u s m a te r ia ls and m e rch a n d ise on o r fr o m freig h t
c a r s , tr u c k s , o r oth er tra n sp ortin g d e v ic e s ; unpacking, sh elvin g, o r p la cin g
m a te r ia ls o r m e r c h a n d ise in p r o p e r stora g e lo c a tio n ; and tra n sp ortin g
m a te r ia ls o r m e r c h a n d ise by h andtruck, c a r , o r w h eelb a rrow .
L on gsh ore
w o r k e r s , who load and unload sh ip s, a re e x clu d ed .

Shipping c le r k
R e c e iv in g c le r k
Shipping and r e c e iv in g c le r k
W AREHOUSEMAN
A s d ir e c t e d , p e r fo r m s a v a rie ty o f w areh ou sin g duties w hich r e q u ire
an under standing o f the e sta b lis h m e n t's stora g e p la n . W ork in v o lv e s m ost
o f the fo llo w in g : V e rify in g m a te r ia ls (o r m e r c h a n d ise ) against r e ce iv in g
d o c u m e n ts, noting and re p o rtin g d is c r e p a n c ie s and ob v iou s d a m a g es; routing
m a te r ia ls to p r e s c r ib e d stora g e lo c a tio n s ; storin g , stack in g, o r p a lletizin g
m a te r ia ls in a c c o r d a n c e w ith p r e s c r ib e d sto ra g e m eth od s; re a r ra n g in g and
t a k i n g in v en tory o f sto re d m a te r ia ls ; exam inin g stored m a te r ia ls and
r e p o rtin g d e te r io r a tio n and d a m age; rem ov in g m a te r ia l fr o m stora g e and
p r e p a r in g it fo r sh ipm ent. M ay op era te hand o r p ow er tru ck s in p e r fo rm in g
w a reh ou sin g d u ties.

P O W E R -T R U C K O P E R A T O R
O p era tes a m anu ally c o n tr o lle d g a s o lin e - o r e le c t r ic -p o w e r e d tru ck
o r tr a c to r to tr a n s p o rt g ood s and m a te r ia ls o f a ll kinds about a w a re h o u se ,
m a n u factu rin g plant, o r oth er esta b lish m en t.
tr u ck ,

F o r k lift o p e r a to r
P o w e r -t r u c k o p e r a to r (oth er than fo r k lift)

E x clu d e w o r k e r s w h ose p r im a r y duties in volve shipping and r e c e i v ­
ing w ork (se e Shipping and R e ce iv in g C lerk and Shipping P a c k e r ), o r d e r fillin g
(se e O r d e r F il le r ) , o r operatin g p ow er tru ck s (see P o w e r -T r u c k O p e ra to r).

GUARD AND W ATCHM AN
G u a rd . P e r fo r m s rou tin e p o lic e d u tie s , eith er at fix ed post o r on
to u r , m ain taining o r d e r , using a rm s o r f o r c e w h ere n e c e s s a r y . In clu des
guards who a r e station ed at gate and ch e ck on iden tity o f e m p lo y e e s and
oth er p e r s o n s e n te r in g .

O RDER F IL L E R
F ills shipping o r tr a n s fe r o r d e r s fo r fin ish ed g oods fr o m stored
m e r c h a n d is e in a c c o r d a n c e with s p e c ific a tio n s on s a le s s lip s , c u s t o m e r s '
o r d e r s , o r oth er in s tru ctio n s .
M ay, in addition to fillin g o r d e r s and in d i­
catin g ite m s fille d o r om itted , keep r e c o r d s o f ou tgoing o r d e r s , r e q u isitio n
ad d ition a l stock o r r e p o r t sh ort su pplies to s u p e r v is o r , and p e r fo r m oth er
re la te d d u ties.

W atchm an. M akes rounds o f p r e m is e s
p r o p e r ty against f i r e , th eft, and ille g a l e n try .

p e r io d ic a lly

in p ro te ctin g

JA N ITO R, P O R T E R , OR C L E A N E R
C lean s and k eep s in an o r d e r ly con d ition fa c to 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 is e s o f an o f f ic e , apartm en t h ou se, or c o m m e r c ia l
o r oth er e sta b lis h m e n t.
D uties in v olv e a com bin a tion o f the fo llo w in g :
Sw eeping, m op pin g o r scru b b in g , and p olish in g f l o o r s ; r em ov in g ch ip s , tra s h ,
and oth er r e fu s e ; dusting equ ipm ent, fu rn itu re , o r fix tu re s ; polish in g m eta l
fix tu re s o r tr im m in g s ; p ro v id in g su p p lies and m in o r m aintenance s e r v ic e s ;
and clea n in g la v a to r ie s , s h o w e rs , and r e s t r o o m s .
W ork ers who s p e c ia liz e
in w indow w ashing are e x c lu d e d .

SHIPPING P A C K E R
P r e p a r e s fin ish ed p rod u cts fo r shipm ent o r stora g e by p la cin g them
in shipping c o n ta in e r s , the s p e c ific o p e ra tio n s p e r fo r m e d being dependent
upon the ty p e, s iz e , and n um ber o f units to be p a ck ed, the type o f con tain er
e m p lo y e d , and m eth od o f shipm ent. W ork r e q u ir e s the p la cin g o f ite m s in




F o r w age study p u r p o s e s , w o r k e r s are c la s s ifie d by type o f p o w e r as fo llo w s :

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The fo llo w in g a r e a s a r e s u r v e y e d p e r io d ic a lly f o r u s e in a d m in is te r in g the S e r v ic e C ontr;
av a ila b le at no c o s t fr o m any o f the B L S r e g io n a l o f fi c e s show n on the b a ck c o v e r .
A la s k a
A lb a n y , Ga.
A lb u q u e rq u e , N. M ex.
A le x a n d r ia , La.
A lp e n a , S tan d ish , and T a w as C ity , M ich .
Ann A r b o r , M ich .
A s h e v ille , N .C .
A tla n tic C ity, N .J.
A u gu sta, Ga.—S.C .
B a k e r s fie ld , C a lif.
Baton R o u ge , La.
B attle C r e e k , M ich .
B eaum ont—P o r t A r t h u i^ O r a n g e , T e x .
B ilo x i— u lfp o rt and P a s c a g o u la , M is s .
G
B o is e C ity , Idaho
B r e m e r t o n , W ash.
B r id g e p o r t , N o rw a lk , and S ta m fo r d , Conn.
B r u n s w ic k , Ga.
B u rlin g to n , Vt.—N .Y .
C ape C o d , M a s s .
C e d a r R a p id s , Iowa
Ch am paign—U rbana— a n tou l, 111.
R
C h a r le s to n , S .C .
C h a rlo tte — a sto n ia , N .C .
G
C h eyen n e, W yo.
C la r k s v ille —H o p k in s v ille , Tenn.—
Ky.
C o lo r a d o S p rin g s , C o lo .
C o lu m b ia , S.C .
C o lu m b u s , Ga.— la .
A
C o lu m b u s , M is s .
C r a n e , Ind.
D e ca tu r, 111.
D es M o in e s , Iowa
D othan, A la .
Duluth— u p e r io r , M inn.—W is.
S
E l P a s o , T e x ., and A la m o g o r d o —L as C r u c e s , N. M ex.
E u gene—S p r in g fie ld , O re g .
F a y e tt e v ille , N.C.
F itc h b u r g —L e o m in s t e r , M a s s .
F o r t Sm ith, A r k .—O kla.
F o r t W ayne, Ind.
F r e d e r i c k — a g e r s to w n , M d.— h a m b e r s b u r g , P a .—
H
C
M a r t in s b u r g , W. V a.
G adsden and A n n is to n , A la .
G o ld s b o r o , N .C .
G rand Isla n d— a stin g s, N e b r.
H
G re a t F a lls , M ont.
G uam , T e r r i t o r y o f
H a r ris b u r g —L eb anon, Pa.
Huntington— s h la n d , W. V a.— y.— hio
A
K
O
K n o x v ille , T en n.
La C r o s s e , W is.
L a red o, T ex.
L as V e g a s , Nev.
Law ton, O kla.
L im a , O hio
L ittle R o ck —N orth L ittle R o c k , A r k .

A ct

of

1965.

S u rv e y r e s u lts a r e p u b lish ed

in r e le a s e s w h ic h , w h ile su p p lies

la s t,

a r e o r w ill

be

L ogan sp o rt—P e r u , Ind.
L o ra in — ly r ia , O hio
E
L o w e r E a s te r n S h o r e , M d.—V a.—D el.
L y n ch b u rg , Va.
M a co n , Ga.
M a d iso n , W is.
M a n s fie ld , O hio
M a rq u e tte , E s c a n a b a , Sault Ste. M a r ie , M ich .
M c A lle n —P h ari^ -E din bu rg and B r o w n s v ille —
H arlin gen —San B e n ito , T e x .
M e d fo rd — lam ath F a lls —G ra n ts P a s s , O re g .
K
M e r id ia n , M is s .
M id d le s e x , M onm outh, and O cean C o s ., N .J.
M o b ile and P e n s a c o la , A la .—F la .
M o n tg o m e r y , A la .
N a s h v ille —D a v id so n , T en n.
N ew B ern —J a c k s o n v ille , N .C .
N ew London—N o rw ich , C onn.—R .I.
N orth D akota, State o f
O rla n d o , F la .
O x n a r d —S i m i V a l l e y —V e n t u r a ,

C a lif.

P a nam a C ity , F la .
P a r k e r sb u rg— a r ie tta , W. V a.— hio
M
O
P e o r i a , 111.
P h o e n ix , A r iz .
P in e B lu ff, A r k .
P o c a t e llo —
Idaho F a lls , Idaho
P o r ts m o u th , N .H .—M aine—M a s s .
P u e b lo , C o lo .
P u e rto R ic o
R e n o , N ev.
R ich la n d — ennew icfc—W alla W alla—
K
P e n d le to n , W ash.—O re g .
R iv e r s id e —San B e r n a rd in o — n ta rio, C a lif.
O
Salin a, K an s.
S alinas—S e a s id e —M o n te r e y , C a lif.
Sandusky, O hio
Santa B a rb a r a —Santa M a ria —L o m p o c , C a lif.
Savannah, Ga.
S e lm a , A la .
Sherm an— e n is o n , T e x .
D
S h r e v e p o r t, La.
Sioux F a lls , S. Dak.
S pok ane, W ash.
S p r in g fie ld , 111.
S p r in g fie ld — h ic o p e e —H o ly ok e, M a s s .— on n .
C
C
S to ck to n , C a lif.
T a c o m a , W ash.
Tam pa—St. P e t e r s b u r g , F la .
T o p e k a , K ans.
T u cson , A r iz .
T u ls a , O kla.
V a lle jo — a ir fie ld —N apa, C a lif.
F
W aco and K ille e n —T e m p le , T e x .
W a te r lo o — e d a r F a ll s , Iow a
C
W est T e x a s P la in s
W ilm in gton , D e l.—N .J.—M d.

An annual 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 i r 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 , e n g in e e r s , e n g in e e r in g t e c h n ic ia n s , d r a ft e r s , and
c l e r i c a l e m p lo y e e s is a v a ila b le .
O r d e r as B L S B u lle tin 1891, N ation a l S u rvey o f P r o f e s s io n a l, A d m in is t r a tiv e , T e c h n ic a l, and C l e r i c a l P a y , M a r c h 197 5. $ 1 .3 0 a c o p y , fr o m any o f the BLS r e g io n a l s a le s
o f fi c e s show n on the back c o v e r , o r fr o m the S u p erintenden t o f D o cu m e n ts , U .S. G o v e rn m e n t P rin tin g O ffic e , W ashington, D .C . 20402.




Area Wage Surveys
A list o f the latest available bulletins is p resen ted below . A d ir e cto ry of area wage studies including m ore lim ited studies conducted at the request o f the
Em ploym ent Standards A dm inistration of the U.S. D epartm ent of L abor is available on requ est. Bulletins m ay be pu rch ased fro m any o f the BLS regional o ffice s shown
on the back c o v e r o r fro m the Superintendent o f D ocum ents, U.S. G overnm ent P rinting O ffice , W ashington, D.C. 20402
A rea

Bulletin number
and p r ic e *

Akron, Ohio, D ec. 1975____________________________________________ 1850-80, 45 cents
Albany—Schenectady—T roy, N.Y., Sept. 1976______________________ 1900-59, 55 cents
Anaheim—
Santa Ana—
Garden Grove, Calif., Oct. 1976____________ 1900-67, 75 cents
Atlanta, Ga., May 1976____________________________________________ 1900-30, 85 cents
Austin, Te x., Dec. 19751 ______________________ __________________ 1850-83, 75 cents
B alt im ore, Md., Aug. 1976________________________________________ 1900-52, 85 cents
Billings , Mont., July 1976_________________________________________ 1900-39, 55 cents
Binghamton, N.Y.— a ., July 1 976 1_______________________________ 1900-49, 85 cents
P
Birmingham, Ala., M ar. 19761____________________________________ 1900-11, 95 cents
Boston, M a s s ., Aug. 1976__________________________________________ 1900-53, 85 cents
Buffalo, N.Y ., Oct. 19751_________________________________________ 1850-69, 95 cents
Canton, Ohio, May 1976___________________________________________ 1900-28, 55 cents
Chattanooga, Tenn.—
Ga., Sept. 1976_______________________________ 1900-57, 55 cents
Ch icago, III., May 1976____________________________________________ 1900-32, $1.05
Cincinnati, Ohio—
Ky.—Ind., Mar. 1976____________________________ 1900-7, 75 cents
Cleveland, Ohio, Sept. 1976_______________________________________ 1900-62, 95 cents
Columbus, Ohio, Oct. 1976________________________________________ 1900-68, 75 cents
Corpus Christi, T e x ., July 1976__________________________________ 1900-41, 55 cents
Dallas— o r t Worth, Te x., Oct. 1976______________________________ 1900-63, 85 cents
F
Davenport— o ck Island—
R
Moline, Iowa-Ill., F e b . 1976____________ 1900-25, 55 cents
Dayton, Ohio, D ec. 1975___________________________________________ 1850-73, 45 cents
Daytona Beach, Fla ., Aug. 1976___________________________________ 1900-45, 45 cents
Denver—Boulder, C o lo ., Dec. 1975_______________________________
1850-82, 75 cents
Detroit, Mich., Mar. 19761
________________________________________ 1900-15, $1.25
F o r t Lauderd ale—
Hollywood and West Palm Beach—
B o ca Raton, F la ., Apr . 1976______________________ ______________ 1900-20, 55 cents
F r e s n o , Calif., June 1976_________________________________________ 1900-29, 55 cents
Gainesville, F la ., Sept. 1976______________________________________ 1900-54, 45 cents
Green Bay, W is ., July 1976_______________________________________ 1900-37, 55 cents
G re e n sb o ro —
Win ston-Salem —
High Point, N.C., Aug. 1976_______ 1900-47, 65 cents
Gre enville —
Spartanburg, S.C., June 1976 1_______________________ 1900-36, 85 cents
Hartford, Conn., Mar. 1976_______________________________________ 1900- 14, 55 cents
Houston, T ex ., A pr . 1976_________________________________________
1900-26, 85 cents
Huntsville, Ala., F e b . 1976 _______________________________________ 1900-17, 55 cents
Indianapolis, Ind., Oct. 1976______________________________________ 1900-58, 75 cents
Jackson, M is s ., F e b . 1976_________________________________________ 1900-8, 55 cents
Jack sonvil le , Fla ., Dec. 1975_____________________________________ 1850-81, 45 cents
Kansas City, Mo.—
Kans., Sept. 1976 1
_____________________________ 1900-60, $1.05
Lexington—
Fayette, K y., Nov. 19751______________________________ 1850-84, 75 cents
Los An geles—Long Beach, Calif., Oct. 1975 1 ____________________ 1850-86, $1.15
Lo uis ville , Ky.—Ind., Nov. 1976___________________________________ 1900-69. 55 cents
Melbourne—
Titusville—
Cocoa, F la ., Aug. 1975___________________ 1850-54, 65 cents
Memph is, Tenn,— rk ,— is s ., Nov. 1975__________________________ 1850-85, 45 cents
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* Prices are determined by the Government Printing Office and are subject to change.
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