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Bulletin 1950-10
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Preface
T h i s b u lle tin p r o v i d e s r e s u l t s o f a M a r c h 1977 s u r v e y o f o c c u p a ­
ti o n a l e a r n in g s in th e St. L o u i s , M i s s o u r i —I l l i n o i s , St an dar d M e t r o p o l i t a n
Statistical A r e a .
T h e s u r v e y w a s m a d e as p a r t o f the B u r e a u o f L a b o r
S t a t i s t i c s ' annual a r e a w a g e s u r v e y p r o g r a m .
It w a s condu cted b y the
B u r e a u 's r e g i o n a l o f f i c e in K a n s a s C i t y , M o . , un der the g e n e r a l d i r e c t i o n o f
E d w a r d Chaik en, A s s i s t a n t R e g i o n a l C o m m i s s i o n e r f o r O p e r a t i o n s .
The
s u r v e y could not h a ve b e e n a c c o m p l i s h e d with out the c o o p e r a t i o n o f the
m a n y f i r m s w h o s e w a g e and s a l a r y data p r o v i d e d th e b a s is f o r the s t a t i s t i c a l
i n f o r m a t i o n in t h i s
b u lle tin .
T h e B u r e a u w i s h e s to e x p r e s s
sin cere
a p p r e c i a t i o n f o r the c o o p e r a t i o n r e c e i v e d .

M a t e r i a l in th is p u b lic a tio n is in the p u b li c d om a in and m a y be
r e p r o d u c e d withou t p e r m i s s i o n o f the F e d e r a l G o v e r n m e n t .
P le a s e credit




the B u re a u
p u b li c ation .

of

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Note:
R e p o r t s on o c c u p a ti o n a l e a r n i n g s and s u p p l e m e n t a r y w a g e p r o ­
v i s i o n s in th e St. L o u i s a r e a a r e a v a i l a b l e f o r th e m a c h i n e r y ( J a n u a r y 1975),
h o s p it a ls (A u g u s t 1975), e l e c t r i c a l a p p l i a n c e r e p a i r ( N o v e m b e r 1975), and
c o r r u g a t e d and s o l i d f i b e r b o x e s ( M a r c h 1976) i n d u s t r i e s , and on o c c u p a ­
ti o n a l e a r n i n g s o n ly f o r th e m o v i n g and s t o r a g e ( M a r c h 1977) and lau n d ry
and d r y c l e a n i n g ( M a r c h 1977) i n d u s t r i e s .
A ls o available a r e listin g s of
union w a g e r a t e s f o r b u ild in g t r a d e s , p r i n t i n g t r a d e s , l o c a l t r a n s i t o p e r a t i n g
e m p l o y e e s , l o c a l t r u c k d r i v e r s and h e l p e r s , and g r o c e r y s t o r e e m p l o y e e s .
F r e e c o p i e s o f t h e s e a r e a v a i l a b l e f r o m the B u r e a u 's r e g i o n a l o f f i c e s .
(S e e b ac k c o v e r f o r a d d r e s s e s . )

Area
Wage
Survey

St. Louis, Missouri—Illinois,
Metropolitan Area, March 1977

U.S. Department of Labor
Ray Marshall, Secretary
Bureau of Labor Statistics
Julius Shiskin, Commissioner

Contents

Page

Page

June 1977
Bulletin 1950-10

In tr o d u c tio n --------------------------------------------------------

2

T ables:
A.

E a r n in g s , all e s ta b lis h m en ts :
A - l . W e e k l y e arn in g s of o f f i c e
w o r k e r s --------------------------------------- 3
A - 2 . W e e k l y e arn in g s o f p r o f e s ­
sional and te chn ica l w o r k e r s ------------ 8
A - 3 . A v e r a g e w e e k l y e arnings of
o f f i c e , p r o f e s s i o n a l , and
technical w o r k e r s , b y s e x ------------ 10
A - 4 . H o u r l y e arn in g s o f m a i n t e ­
nance, to o l r o o m , and
p ow e rp la n t w o r k e r s ----------------------13
A - 5 . H o u r l y e arn in g s o f m a t e r i a l
m o v e m e n t and cus todial
w o r k e r s ---------------------------------------- 14
A - 6 . A v e r a g e h o u r l y e arn in g s o f
m ainte nance, to o l r o o m ,
p owerplant, m a t e r i a l m o v e ­
ment, and custo dial w o r k e r s ,
A -l.

P e r c e n t i n c r e a s e s in a v e r a g e
hourly ear nings, adjusted f o r
em p lo ym ent shifts, f o r s e ­
lecte d occ up ational g r o u p s ----------- 18

E a r n in g s , l a r g e e s tab li shm en ts:
A - 8 . W e e k l y e arning s of o f f i c e
A-9.

W e e k l y e arn in g s of p r o f e s ­
sional and te chn ical w o r k e r s ------- 22
A - 10. A v e r a g e w e e k l y earnings of
o f f i c e , p r o f e s s i o n a l , and
te chnical w o r k e r s , by s e x ------------ 24
A - l l . H o u r l y e arn in g s of m a i n t e ­
nance, t o o l r o o m , and
p ow e r p la n t w o r k e r s --------------------- 26
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A - 1 2 . H o u r l y e arn in g s o f m a t e r i a l
m o v e m e n t and custodial
-----27
A - 1 3 . A v e r a g e h o u r ly e arnin gs of
m ainte nance, to o l r o o m ,
powerplant, m a t e r i a l m o v e ­
ment, and c usto d ial w o r k e r s ,
by s e x ----------------------------------- ----29
Ap p end ix A .
Appendix B.

Scope and method o f s u r v e y ---- ----31
Occupational d e s c r i p t i o n s -------- ---- 34

Introduction
T h i s a r e a is 1 o f 74 in w h ic h the U.S. D e p a r t m 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 t i s t i c s conducts s u r v e y s o f o c c u p a ti o n a l e a r n in g s and r e l a t e d
b e n e f i t s . (S ee l i s t o f a r e a s on i n s i d e b ac k c o v e r . ) In eac h a r e a , o c c u p a tio n a l
e a r n i n g s data ( A - s e r i e s t a b l e s ) a r e c o l l e c t e d annually. I n f o r m a t i o n on e s t a b ­
l i s h m e n t p r a c t i c e s and s u p p l e m e n t a r y w a g e b e n e f i t s ( B - s e r i e s t a b l e s ) is
o b ta in e d e v e r y t h i r d y e a r . T h i s r e p o r t has no B - s e r i e s t a b le s .

E a c h y e a r a f t e r a l l i n d iv id u a l a r e a w a g e s u r v e y s h a ve b e e n c o m ­
p l e t e d , tw o s u m m a r y b u lle tin s a r e i s s u e d .
T h e f i r s t b r i n g s t o g e t h e r data
f o r e a c h m e t r o p o l i t 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 i o n a l e s t i m a t e s , p r o j e c t e d f r o m i n d iv id u a l m e t r o p o l i t a n a r e a data, f o r
a l l S ta n d a r d M e t r o p o l i t a n S t a t i s t i c a l A r e a s in the U n ite d S t a te s , e x c lu d in g
A l a 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 the a r e a w a g e s u r v e y p r o g r a m is the ne e d
to d e s c r i b e the 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 i e t y o f l a b o r m a r k e t s ,
th r o u g h the a n a l y s i s o f (1) the l e v e l and d i s t r i b u t i o n o f w a g e s b y oc c u p a tio n ,
and (2) the m o v e m e n t o f w a g e s by o c c u p a ti o n a l c a t e g o r y and s k i l l l e v e l . T h e
p r o g r a m d e v e l o p s i n f o r m a t i o n that m a y be used f o r m a n y p u r p o s e s , includ in g
w a g e and s a l a r y a d m i n i s t r a t i o n , c o l l e c t i v e b a r g a i n i n g , and a s s i s t a n c e in
d e t e r m i n i n g pla nt l o c a t i o n . S u r v e y r e s u l t s a ls o a r e used 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 i n a t i o n s un der th e S e r v i c e C o n t r a c t A c t
o f 1965.




A - s e r i e s t a b le s
T a b l e s A - 1 th r o u g h A - 6 p r o v i d e e s t i m a t e s o f s t r a i g h t - t i m e w e e k l y
o r h o u r l y e a r n i n g s f o r w o r k e r s in o c c u p a tio n s c o m m o n to a v a r i e t y of
m a n u fa c tu rin g and n o n m a n u fa c t u rin g i n d u s t r i e s . F o r the 31 l a r g e s t s u r v e y
a r e a s , t a b l e s A - 8 t h ro u g h A - 13 p r o v i d e s i m i l a r data f o r e s t a b l i s h m e n t s
e m p l o y i n g 500 w o r k e r s o r m o r e .
T a b l e A - 7 p r o v i d e s p e r c e n t changes in a v e r a g e h o u r l y 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 , i n d u s t r i a l
n u r s e s , s k i l l e d m a i n te n a n c e t r a d e s w o r k e r s , and u n sk ille d plant w o r k e r s .
W h e r e p o s s i b l e , data a r e p r e s e n t e d f o r a l l i n d u s t r i e s and f o r m a n u f a c ­
t u r i n g and n o n m a n u fa ctu rin g s e p a r a t e l y .
Data a r e not p r e s e n t e d f o r s k i l l e d
m a i n te n a n c e w o r k e r s in n o n m a n u fa ctu rin g b e c a u s e the n u m b e r o f w o r k e r s
e m p l o y e d in th is o c c u p a ti o n a l g ro u p in n o n m a n u fa ctu rin g is to o s m a l l to
w a rra n t sepa rate p resentation .
T h i s ta b l e p r o v i d e s a m e a s u r e o f w a g e
t r e n d s a f t e r e l i n i m a t i o n o f changes in a v e r a g e e a r n i n g s c a u s e d b y e m p l o y ­
m e n t s hifts am on g e s t a b l i s h m e n t s as w e l l as t u r n o v e r of e s t a b l i s h m e n t s
i n c lu d e d in s u r v e y s a m p l e s . F o r f u r t h e r d e t a i l s , s e e appendix A.
Appendixes
wage

A p p e n d i x A d e s c r i b e s the m e t h o d s and c on ce p ts used in the a r e a
s u r v e y p r o g r a m and p r o v i d e s i n f o r m a t i o n on the s c o p e o f the s u r v e y .

A p p e n d i x B p r o v i d e s jo b d e s c r i p t i o n s
m i s t s to c l a s s i f y w o r k e r s by oc c u p a tio n .

used by B u r e a u f i e l d e c o n o ­

A. Earnings
Table A-1. W e e k ly earnings of o ffice w orkers in S t. Louis, M o .—III., M arch 1977
W eek ly earnings
(standard)

Occupation and industry division

Number
of
workers

1

N u m b e i 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 we e k ly e a rn in g s o f -S

s

Average
w eekly

85
M edian 2

(standard

M iddle range2

S
90

S

$
10 0

11 0

130

s

S

S

S
12 0

IA 0

150

t

s
160

17 0

S

$
18 0

19 0

S
200

S
210

$
220

$

$
240

260

S
280

S

$
300

320

and
under

34o

and

90

10 0

11 0

120

13 0

14 0

150

16 0

170

18 0

19 0

200

210

220

240

260

280

30 0

320

34Q

-

46
46
6
40

5
5

404
131
273
3
34
59
149
28

497
203
294
9
62
58
133
32

485
211
274
33
26
50
96
69

530
297
233
12
71
65
72
13

393
231
162
14
25
23
44
56

431
309
12 2
11
33
10
45
23

318
230
88
17
18
7
37
9

295
189
106
33
16
4
24
29

511
325
186
60
48
14
40
24

429
223
206
10 6
53
12
13
22

246
170
76
64
8
2
1
1

31
11
20
19
1
-

-

268
55
213
1
33
34
102
43

98
30
68
60
5
-

-

102
34
68
30
23
15

15 7
85
72
45
8

-

83
1
82
8
6
48
20

-

-

.

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

3
1
2

6
6

2
1
1

26
24
2

48
13
35

29
9
20

37
22
15

53
20
33

14
12
2

-

-

-

-

-

“

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

1

2

-

-

-

-

-

*

*

29
6

4
1

3
12

3
22

1
1

58
26
32
8
2
12

79
61
18
17

-

73
48
25
2
7
4

53
51
2
2

-

35
15
20
5
8
4

16

1

6

6

-

-

-

1

6

88
4
84

143
37
106
11
18
12
44
21

115
53
62

14 6
78
68

22
16
20
4

111
43
68
2
2
11
27
26

82
55
27
6
1
14
6

114
63
51
8
2
22
19

174
116
58
12
1
-

151
10 7
44
21
3
-

22
23

123
10 2
21
6
10
1
2

124
82
42
21
11
10

60
53
7
3

42
32
10
4
5

over

ALL WORKERS
SECRETARIES ---MANUFACTURING
NONMANUFACTURING — PUBLIC UTILITIES
WHOLESALE TRADE —
RETAIL TRADE ---FINANCE ---------SERVICES ---SECRETARIES, CLASS A
MANUFACTURING
nonmanufacturing —
PUBLIC UTILITIES
RETAIL TRADE ------FINANCE —

5,346
2,742
2,604
491
452
385
867
409
592
321
271
86
60
62

194.00
202.50
185.50
247.50
190.50
161.50
159.50
181.50

$
186.00
196.50
172.00
253.00
176.50
158.00
155.50
169.5c

$
$
158.00-225.00
172.00-230.00
149.50-219.50
217.00-280.50
156.50-223.50
140.50-174.00
140.50-177.50
149.50-207.00

39.5 234.50
40.0 237.00
39.0 231.50
40.0 29 3. 50
39.0 185.00
37.0 206.50

228.50
235.00
215.00
301.00
174.00
201.50

L90.00-280.50
1 9 6 . 0 0 - 2 7 9 . 5C
181.50-290.00
289.00-313.00
172.50-193.50
195.00-220.00

197.00
218.00
180.00
259.00
168.50
165.00
161.00
207.00

167.00-238.50
194.00-248.50
155.50-218.50
222.00-280.50
152.00-192.00
146.50-179.00
150.00-192.00
171.50-237.00

•

39.5
40.0
39.0
39.5
39.5
39.5
37.5
39.0

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

1,508
681
827
126
15 0
82
298
17 1

39.5
40.0
39.0
39.5
40.0
39.0
38.0
39.5

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

1,898
977
921
242
15*
82
275
168

39.5 191.50
40.0 200.00
39.0 182.50
39.5 235.00
40.0 193.00
3 9 . 5 155.50
38 # Q 1 5 2 . 0 0
38.0 161.00

186.00
197.00
170.00
244.50
182.00
158.00
150.50
161.00

SECRETARIES, CLASS 0
MANUFACTURING -----NONMANUFACTURING —
PUBLIC UTILITIES
WHOLESALE TRADE —
RETAIL TRADE ----FINANCE

1,340
763
577
37
n o
153
232

39.0
39.5
38.5
38.5
39.0
39.5
37.0

168.50
175.00
159.00
220.50
187.00
151.00
143.00

STENOGRAPHERS -------- --MANUFACTURING -------NONMANUFACTURING —
PUBLIC UTILITIES
w h o l e s a l e t r a d e --RETAIL TRADE ------FINANCE ----SERVICES ---------

1,989
907
1,082
357
149
75
315
186

39.5
40.0
39.5
40.0
40.0
39.5
38.0
40.0

1,042
464
578
16 1
51
207
12 0

39.5
39.5
39.0
40.0
39.5
38.0
40.0

STENOGRAPHERS, GENERAL
MANUFACTURING ------NONMANUFACTURING — —
PUBLIC UTILITIES —
RETAIL TRADE -----FINANCE ----------SERVICES

-

5
-

6

33
2
31

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

16

1
-

4
2

*

-

-

6

*

2
6
13
10

32
11
38
3

108
11
97
4
23
12
56
2

160.50-221.00
171.50-221.00
147.50-219.50
215.00-257.50
159.00-233.00
141.00-168.00
140.50-167.00
140.50-184.00

-

8
8
8

1
1
1
-

-

-

21
21
5
6
10

86
7
79
1
23
6
35
14

169
61
108
1
2
21
62
22

142
50
92
5
16
11
47
13

219
106
113
13
8
16
37
39

185
97
88
5
24
13
37
9

147
86
61
11
15
2
10
23

150
118
32
10

-

36
36
3
19
14

161.00
177.00
150.00
211.00
172.00
146.00
141.00

1 4 5 . 0 0 - 1 8 7 . 5C
152.00-192.00
134.50-172.00
176.00-251.00
156.50-223.50
131.00-160.00
129.50-154.00

.

22

3

72
33
39

143
46
97

145
65
80
2

221
116
103
-

88
53
35
4

105
93
12
1

26
49

23
33
30

14
11

18 0
134
46
7
25
5
9

97
91
6
1
2
1

178.50
183.00
174.50
207.00
203.50
142.50
131.00
175.00

171.50
180.00
165.50
210.50
221.00
145.00
129.00
171.00

145.00-215.00
154.00-213.00
137.00-216.50
173.00-234.00
160.00-222.50
117.50-160.00
115.00-147.50
1 5 3 . 5 0 - 1 8 4 . 0C

161
66
95
27

175
97
78
22

3
69
5

161
72
89
3
16
9
49
12

152
71
81
24
5
3
13
36

170.00
178.00
164.00
200.00
135.50
122.50
177.00

162.00
175.00
150.00
189.50
135.00
123.00
170.50

134.50-203.50
143.50-208.50
124.00-189.50
165.50-227.50
103.00-160.00
108.50-132.50
144.00-204.00

88
27
61
1
3
52
5

112
61
51
1
5
33
12

204.50
220.50
191.00
£48.00
182.00
165.00
170.00
206.00

•

-

-

16

-

-

-

22

3

41
1
40

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

6
16

3

_

22

53
2
51

*

-

22

-

-

-

69
17
52

9

6

-

12
1

44

1

4

22

52
5
47

_

5
43

-

-

-

22

53
2
51

-

-

-

-

•

9

-

12
1

6
44
1

5
41
1

“

3

21
15
112
34
78
1

-

-

-

-

8

3
29

•

-

-

See footnotes at end of tables.




-

8
22
54

-

-

-

6
39
23

13
33
10

197
94
103
19
26
13
13
32

98

62
27
35
14
3
8
10

87
48
39
9
13
4
10

44

54
20
2
13
19

-

-

5
6

-

31
5
22
10

11
11

-

-

-

•
19

-

17
7
10
4
3
-

3

-

3

47
14
33
33

18
3
15
15

11
1
10
4
-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

64
15
49
23
8
18

24
4
20
12
5
-

3
2
1

5
5

-

_

1
19

11 8
86
32
27
2
1
1
1

1
-

-

3

-

-

198
13 7
61
43
11
4
2
1

17 9
78
101
73
28
-

64
25
39
33
6
-

14
9
5
5
-

24
12
12
12
-

7
6
1
1
-

1
1
-

-

-

-

-

-

-

65
24
41
3
24
2
12

49
1?
28
4
15

10
8
2
2

3

3

-

-

-

3
3

3
3

.

-

-

-

-

.

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

187
87
100
5?
35

33
5
28
27

6

3

-

-

-

1

178
106
72
45
3
1

79
53
26

78
45

98
62

33

36

9

32

8

18
12

-

228
94
13 4
74
44

6

-

-

-

-

23

3

3

4

16

13

64
30
34
12
1

104
55
49
35
1

30
23
7
2
2

38
31
7
4

45
38
7
7

65
31
34
18

10 0
41
59
18

-

-

-

-

16

10

3

3

”

16

13

9
-

-

.

-

-

2
4

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

4
-

-

-

-

1

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

18
1
17
16
1

4
-

-

4
4

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

*

-

-

-

T a b le A-1. W e e k ly earnings o f o ffice w o rkers in S t. Louis, M o . - I I I . , M arch 1977— Continued
W eekly earnings 1
(standard)

O c c u p a tio n and in d u s t r y d iv is io n

Number
of
workerc

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

S

s

A verage
w eekly
houi*1
(standard

85
M ean

l

M edian ^

M iddle ranged

s
90

S

S

S
lo o

n o

120

S

130

s
140

150

s
160

s
170

S

s
180

190

200

s
210

s

s
220

240

$
260

S

S
280

300

" 5 -------

320

and
u n d er
90

340
and

100

120

n o

130

140

150

160

170

49
11
38
2
16
16

63
22
41
7
26

113
70
43
8

n o

25

46
64
10
23
9

118
54
64

65
25
40

53
7
46

43
20
23

48
27
21

9
12

4
7

180

190

200

210

220

240

260

280

300

88
41
47
12
-

74
51
23
10
-

49
30
19
7
8

40
14
26
14
12

53
24
29
25

163
63
100
56
44

87
46
41
34
7

15
4
11
11

2
2

14
5
9

5
5

3
3

9
1
8
8

2
2

-

-

-

-

92
60
32
5
14
13

63
52
n
4
7

80
74
6
4
2
-

320

340

_

-

1
1

over

1
1

ALL WORKERS—
CONTINUED
STENOGRAPHERS -

CONTINUED

STENOGRAPHERS, SENIOR ----------MANUFACTURING ----------------------NONMANUFACTURING -----------------PUBLIC U T IL I T IE S -------------WHOLESALE TRADE ---------------FINANCE ------------------------------

947
443
504
196
110
108

3 9 .5
4 0 .0
3 9 .5
4 0 .0
4 0 .0
3 7 .0

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

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

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

TRANSCRIBING-MACHINE TYPISTS ----MANUFACTURING --------------------------NONMANUFACTURING --------------------PUBLIC U T IL I T IE S ------------------

545
178
367
41
59
113

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

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

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

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

SERVICES --------------------------------

2 ,9 2 4
1 ,0 8 6
1 ,8 3 8
129
324
141
780
464

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

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

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

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

TY PI S TS , CLASS A ----------------------MANUFACTURING -------------------------NONMANUFACTURING --------------------F I N A N C E ------------------------ -------SERVICES --------------------------------

903
413
490
180
99

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

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

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

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

2 ,0 2 1
673
1 ,3 4 8
42
216
125
600

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

1 3 5 .0 0
1 4 9 .0 0
1 2 8 .0 0
1 9 2 .0 0
1 4 5 .5 0
1 3 5 .5 0
1 1 6 »5 C

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

i 1 4 . 00 - i 4 e . 0e
1 2 4 . 5 0 - 1 7 4 .5 0
1 1 2 . 0 0 - 1 4 0 .0 0
1 6 3 .5 0 -2 2 2 .5 0
1 1 8 . 0 0 - 1 6 2 .5 0
1 1 0 . 0 0 - 1 5 5 .0 0
1 0 9 .0 0 -1 2 4 .0 0

1 ,4 9 1
330
1 ,1 6 1
83
72
804
130

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

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

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

FILE CLERKS, CLASS A —
MANUFACTURING ------------NONMANUFACTURING -------FINANCE --------------------

207

no

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

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

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

1 2 4 .0 0 - 1 9 4 . 0 0
1 7 3 . 0 0 - 2 2 4 .S C
1 2 1 . 0 0 - 1 5 4 . 0C
1 2 1 . 0 0 - 1 4 5 .0 0

FILE CLERKS, CLASS a —
MANUFACTURING ------------NONMANUFACTURING -------PUBLIC U T IL I T IE S ----FINANCE --------------------SERVICES -------------------

924
2S1
673
44
448
112

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

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

1 0 4 .5 0 -1 3 7 .5 0
1 1 1 . 0 0 - 1 7 5 . 0C
1 0 3 .5 0 -1 2 6 .5 0
2 4 1 . 0 0 - 2 7 9 . SO
1 0 2 . 5 0 - 1 2 3 . IC
1 1 1 .0 0 - 1 3 3 . 0 0

%

w h o l e s a l e

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

tr a d e

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

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

n o n m a n u f a c t u r in g

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

PUBLIC U T IL I T IE S -----------------WHOLESALE TRADE ------------------RETAIL TRADE -------------------------

TYP IS TS , CLASS B —
MANUFACTURING -----NONMANUFACTURING PUBLIC U T IL I T IE S
w h o lesale

trade

RETAIL TRADE ---FINANCE ------------FILE CLERKS ---------------------------m a n u f a c t u r i n g -------------------NONMANUFACTURING -------------PUBLIC U T IL I T IE S ----------WHOLESALE TRADE -----------FINANCE -------------------SERVICES -------------------

SO
1S7

-

-

-

-

-

-

*

-

—

-

-

17
12
5
-

-

-

-

-

2

24
7
17
17

1
1

8
8

100
18
82

-

-

-

-

29
2
27

-

-

-

-

_

-

-

16

-

Ill

-

1
no

255
528
54
70
474
185
- 1
60
16
11
277
n o
125
59

359
100
259
1
24
15
152
67

364
154
210
3
15
19
100
73

315
100
215
13
76
23
29
74

149
67
82
20
7
19
36

166
91
75
14
45
4
2
10

104
79
25
7
10
6
2
-

104
63
41
13
9
6
3
10

-

-

-

30
5
25
9
8

62
6
56
46
10

116
17
99
61
22

82
31
51
32
n

104
46
58
15
19

61
16
45
10
17

44
28
16
2
4

29
18
11
2
-

31
16
15
3
-

33
29
4

37
27
10

66
61
5

-

-

-

8

225
65
160

466
48
418
1
60
11
231

243
83
160
1
8
15
91

282
123
159
2
8
19
68

211
54
157
3
68
17
14

88
51
37
2

122
63
59

-

73
47
26
10

59
31
28
1
14
13

26
25
1
1

14
13
1
1

45
4

75
61
14
2
8
4

258
17
241

130
38
92

58
28
30

-

22
14
8
8

-

-

28
24
4
1

7
56
21

-

29
17
12
2

45
146
38

-

26
12
14
2

26
19
7

-

51
22
29
5

-

-

18
7

20
4

2
10

2
4

-

-

-

30

19
4
15
13

26
4
22
20

6
4
2

6

7
7

7
7

-

l

-

21
86
2

-

-

-

•

~

-

-

Ill

-

-

-

-

1
n o

l

-

-

21
86

6
101

226
19
207

33A
66
268

-

-

-

-

16

22

17
12

7
9

184
6

242
13

198
21
177
1
10
133
20

-

6

3

24

-

-

-

-

-

6

-

3
1

24
21

30
29

24
1
23
23

105
12
93

224
47
177

129
18
111
1
72
19

167
17
150

103
37
66

39
24
15

20
18
2

-

-

-

32
19

5
7

-

~

-

-

-

-

79
6

157
13

4

10 1
38

2

A

19
8
11
1
2
6

•
-

13

15
28

-

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




-

_

-

-

6
2

-

6

-

3
6
3
3

-

2
1
4
9

4
5
1

-

-

-

7
7
-

-

-

-

-

7
7

_

21
17
4

21
21

-

17
15
2

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

34

13

34
20
14

13
13

_

66
3
63
2
61

12
2
10
10

4
4

•

.

•
_

-

8

-

-

-

-

-

137
107
30

58
2
56

11
2
9

-

-

-

.
.

-

-

-

-

-

-

0
1
7
2
5

1

4
4
4

•
.

_

1
1

150
114
36
27
1

-

13
7
6
6

-

52
26
26
10
8

13
13
13

4

1
1

_

27
27
27

3
3
3

_

-

1
1

-

_

3
3
3

_

_

•

_

-

-

-

-

-

24
16
8

4

3

1

2

4

3

1

2

-

-

-

19
10
9
9

7

23

2

1

7
7

23
23

2
2

1
1

-

-

.

-

-

•
_

_

Table A-1. Weekly earnings of office workers in St. Louis, Mo.—III., March 1977— 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 ig h t - t im e w e e k ly e a rn in g s o f—
Number
of
workere

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

$

s

Average
w eekly
hours1
(standard

85
M e in i

Median

^

M iddle range

^

S

$

loo

S

S

S

$

no

140

S

$

$

s

$

i
200

$

S

$
220

240

2 80

120

130

150

160

170

180

19 0

210

300

and
u n d er
90

3 ------

$

$

%

260

100

no

120

130

140

150

160

170

180

190

200

210

220

240

260

280

3 00

320

320

340

-

90

and

340

over

ALL WORKERS—
CO NTINUED

F IL E

CLERKS -

CONTINU ED

$
r IL L

v

L L ''I a «> f

CLASS

t

?

$

$
1

84

9 7 .0 0 -1 0 9 .0 0

1OJ*Ull
L-JCm UU

541

79

95

1

1
102.00

1

1
84

68

58

44

16

1
27

6
112.00

107.00

9 9 .0 0 -1 2 2 .5 0
43

34

8

12

34
H L 1A i L

1H AUL ■ ■ ■ ■ ••

128.00

25
138

SWITCHBOARD O P E R A T O R -R E C E P T IO N IS T S -

3 9 .5

112.50

699

3 9 .5

152.50

15

1 0 5.50 -1 0 9.00
140.00

LA
r4

21

29

5

1 1 6.00 -1 3 4.00

1 1 8.00 -1 7 5.50

-

94

21

54

13

1

1

1
106

88

80

60

52

35

31

57

29

7

8

8

12

-

12

1
1

43

26

8
H L 1 A 1L

1NA UL

i

12
12

187.00

676

76
41

32
14

39

37
27

35

18

45

10

23

22 4.00

97

31

24

8

45

19

13

28
21

10

184.00

1 4 2.00 -

51

13

4 0 .0

1 2 3 .0 0 -

68

17

1 ,149

■

138.00

74

n

" —

147.00

13

17

U K U tH C L u i'i' j

3 9 .0

13

25

65

26

1 8 4.00 -2 3 3.00

23

/« „

U K U tn CLLKrv j f CLASS D
H A n U r A v 1U K iN u ■ *••••

84

1

15

16 0

13

nr-

1
1

35
24

8

45

457

297

3 ()4

128

*
137

528

1 A

3 9 .5

167.00

1 53.00

48

1 2 7.50 -1 8 8.00

87

79




156

78

154

162

21

43

8

52

17

6
8

35

23

51

43

50

55

37

44

14

30

4

4

23

32

32

38

25

83

54

See footnotes at end of tables.

130
174

19

3

143

20
384

169

22

WHOLESALE TRADE ------------------------

323

294

157

3

26

17

8
K t r A XL

17

151

13

“

47

ACCUUn 11Plv C L c n r\S

28

*

*-J
28

16

5

7

1

-

Table A-1. Weekly earnings of office workers in St. Louis, Mo. —III., March 1977— Continued
W eek ly earnings
(standard)
Number
of
workers

O c c u p a tio n and in d u s t r y d iv is io n

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

S

$

A verage
w eekly
hours *
(standard)

85
M ea n 2

M iddle range 2

M edian 2

S
90

s

$

$
lo o

110

120

s
130

S
140

i

s
150

16 0

i
170

$
180

$

S
190

200

s
210

S

$
220

240

i

S
260

280

$

$
300

320

and
u n der
90

340

and
10 0

110

120

130

140

150

160

170

180

58

85

14

26

62

62

11

6

2

280

300

320

340

over

127

168

148

36

17

12

100
141

90
37

44

4

12

144

20
16

16

124

96

n

111

139
5

*
1

*

18

7

5

8

”

-

*

*

13

220

260

23

210

240

241

200

1

190

—

—
9

*

*

*

ALL WO R K E R S —
CONTINUED
ACCOUNTING

CLERKS

-

CONTINUED

$

$

197.00

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

88

195.50

$

$

1 5 9.00 -

26 2.50

71

2 6 5.5c

2 2 0 .5 0 -

2 8 0.=0

20

14

23

41

148

199.00
4 0 .0

2 4 2 . DC

1 6 7.50 1 4 3 .0 0 -

178.00

180.00

1 5 6.50 -

200.00

162.50

CLERKS.

CLASS

B

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

2t854

3 9 .5

178.50

1 5 5.50 -

138.00

1 1 9 .5 0 -

167.00

147.50

1 2 7.50 -

160.00

1 6 7 .0 0 -

BOOKKEEPING-MACHINE

OPERATORS

128.50

126.50

1 1 0 .0 0 -

144.00

133.50

1 1 9 .5 0 -

30

21

1
11

*

5

202

450
108

381

381

106

19
95

51

69

64

17

187

20

102

28

66

13
—

124

42

16

39

7

13

34
2

1

—

32

—

10
1

*

—

*

—

*

*

32

12
44

*
-

35

8

10
63
91

1

18

92

104

°

165.00

30

38

149

147
78

38

343

211
116

62
, ^

168.00
144.00

30*0
3 8 .0

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

20
32

8

222.50

138.00
126.00
146.00

68S

12

24
18

20

8

*

176.50

1 1 8 .5 0 -

1,9 0 4

455

1

195.50

148.50
156*00

ACCOUNTING

14

23 8.50

156.00

50
98

—

*
*

—

—

—
*

8
35

20

21

47

15

12

30

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

256

3 9 .0

147.00

144.00

1 2 3.00 -1 6 8.00

-

26

8

23

30

20

48

22

24

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

174

3 8 .5

139.50

143.50

118.00 -1 6 2*5 0

-

26

8

19

10

7

47

9

23

15

13

2

13

9

8

7

2

9

*

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

1

NONMANUFACTURING

15

144.00

BOOKKEEPING-MACHINE

o p e r a t o r s

o p e r a t o r s

1 7 1 . 0C

1 6 1.00 -1 9 1.00

18

i

15

*

15

*

*

—

*

*

—

—

*

*

—

*

—

—

*

-

-

-

,
130.00

n o n m a n u f a c t u r i n g

—

,
*e
r

BOOKKEEPING-MACHINE

—

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

122

3 8 .5

130.00

126.00

1 1 6.50 -1 4 5.00

8

1 0 8.00 -1 4 5.00

8

-

26

30
19

10

30
7

30

—
9

5

8

1

* c J*U U ™ A 4 »*j O

15

34

170.00

-

-

6

—

7

1

69

1 3 7.00 -2 1 3.00
i
*uu

58

”

79

72

£. £- C • —V
>
72
K ti Ai L

175.00

1

2
—

3
—

—

—

—

*

—

—

—

—

-

J
10C

mn U L L J A L L

1
1

—
16
1

1J o . j Q

n t l A 1w

1
—

i

1 5 6.50 -1 9 8.50

1 1'^

158.50

27
24

JJ

j j

4 1 i |Uw

31

33
18

I

*

1J

139.00

178.00

1

-

1 3 7.00 -1 9 8.50

1

18 0
77

55

6
8

43

54

35

27

23

11
24

4

7

—

—

23

—

*

—

**

—

—

•

—
1K A U L

—
JL

1 MA
8

See footnotes at end of tables.




6

*
J j

—

•
—

Table A-1. Weekly earnings of office workers in St. Louis, Mo.—III., March 1977— Continued
^ ^ ^ W eek l^^arn in gs^^™
( standard)

O c c u p a tio n and in d u s t r y d iv is io n

Number
of
woikers

A vera ge
w eekly
hotirs1
(standard)

N um l ser 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 we e k ly e a rn in g s of—

s

T -------- 1

as
M ean 2

s
100

S
110

S

S
120

130

S
140

S
150

S
160

S
170

190

100

110

120

130

140

150

160

170

47

180

190

200

AL L W O R K E R S —
CONTINUED
KEYPUNCH OPERATORS - CONTINUEO
$

$
2?
41

52

36

31

1
3 9 *0
1 5 2 .0 0

1 5 1 .0 0

1 3 8 .0 0 -1 6 2 .5 0
147

K tr A IL

1M AU t

1 3 0 . 0C

IQ • # j 0 " 1 3 ' •

j

26

Q

1 3 5 .0 0
109

1 4 3 .5 0

8

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

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




200

210

S

S
220

240

s

i
260

280

S
300

%
320

340

and

77

90

$

S

S

%

S
180

and
under

M iddle range 2

M edian 2

90

7

12

24

30

18

*

210

220

240

260

280

300

320

3 4 0 -O .Y € T

Table A-2. Weekly earnings of professional and technical workers in St. Louis, Mo.—III., March 1977
^^^Veekl^Tarning^^™
(standard)
N

O c c u p a tio n and in d u s t r y d iv is io n

L
of
workers

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

Average
weekly
standard)

$

i
90

Mean 2

Middle range 2

Median 2

$

$

$

%

$

S

s

$

s

4

4

4

$

*

4

4

4

S

$

100

120

140

160

180

200

220

240

260

280

300

320

340

360

380

400

420

460

500

540

120

140

160

180

200

220

240

260

280

300

320

340

3b0

380

400

420

460

500

540

580

-

4

7

15

25

55

77

91

44

43

32

49

12

47

5

-

-

5

6

17

75

47

18

17

24

-

8

16

31

25

15

25

12

-

2

1

-

30
5

22

-

9
“

1
46

-

2

50
41

22

4

40
15
-

60
44

106

-

6

8

5

12

15

9

46

5

4

2

6

4

9

10

19

15

31

10

10

1

*

2

”

*

29

an d
un der
100

ALL W O R K E R S
COMPUTER SYSTEMS ANALYSTS
(B US IN ES 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 ------------F I N A N C E ------------------ ----COMPUTER SYSTEMS ANALYSTS
( B U S I N E S 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 ------------COMPUTER SYSTEMS ANALYSTS
( B U S I N E S 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 ------------F I N A N C E ----------- ------- --COMPUTER SYSTEMS ANALYSTS
( B U S I N E S S ) . C L A S S C --------C O M P U T E R P R O G R A M M E R S (B US IN ES 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 — — ---- ------F I N A N C E -------------------------S E R V I C E S ------------------------COMP UT ER PROG RA MM ER S (BUSINESS).
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 ------------------

672

3 9 .5

366
306

4 0 .0
3 9 .5

$

$

$

3 3 6 .0 0

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

-

-

-

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

-

3 7 5 .5 0

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

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

-

*

114

4 0. C

4 5 4 .5 0

4 8 1 .0 0

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

-

-

123

3 9 .0

3 2 0 .5 0

3 2 2 .0 0

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

•

*

315

4 0 .0

3 9 0 .5 0

3 7 1 .0 0

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

12

37

33

48

26

18

38

12

47

5

171

4 0 .0

3 5 5 .0 0

3 5 0 .0 0

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

7

10

29

23

34

17

15

-

4 3 2 .0 0

4 2 9 .5 0

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

3

2

8

10

14

12

11

IS

12

1
46

-

3 9 .5

12
6

23

144

59

40

-

-

•

“

*

*

-

-

3 2 6 .0 0

*

•

3 9 .5

3 2 0 .5 0

3 1 3 .0 0

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

170
125

4 0 .0

3 0 6 .5 0

3 0 5 .0 0

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

3 9 .0

3 3 9 .0 0

3 4 5 .0 0

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

68

3 8 .0

3 1 6 .5 0

3 2 2 .0 0

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

•

*

62

3 9 .5

2 7 1 .0 0

2 7 0 .5 0

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

-

-

1 .0 5 6

3 9 .5

2 6 5 .5 0

2 6 5 .0 0

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

4 0 .0
3 9 . U

2 6 6 .5 0

2 6 3 .5 0

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

532

2 6 5 .0 0

2 6 9 .5 0

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

•

281

3 8 .5

2 5 0 .5 0

2 5 3 .0 0

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

51

4 0 .0

2 6 4 .0 0

2 6 9 .5 0

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

524

-

-

-

-

*

11

14

33

40

41

13

17

14

5

26

31

23

16

5

3

5

1

2

6

11
3

7

9

15

17

25

8

14

9

10

*

2

3

2

3

8

15

10

20

*

5

“

4

2

2

-

-

-

-

10
2
8

3
3

25

-

2
2
•

1
1
-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

*

“

2

-

-

4

5

4

11

12

8

10

12

48

160
89

184

204

141

66

11

-

11
8

-

12

113

105

75

42

53
28

12

36

51

71

71

99

66

44

25

32
16
16

-

-

70
19

4

6

34

30

43

42

54

28

29

8

3

•

*

“

1

1

“

2

9

4

24

3

3

3

1

6

78

62

36

24

16

8

3

1

1

5
-

•

-

5

22
7

67

-

29

57

30

20

13

6

1

-

1

15

38

21

32

16

11

10

1
7

3

-

-

-

1
-

1

11

27

18

28

8

3

*

*

*

“

329

3 9 .5

3 0 0 .0 0

2 9 5 .5 0

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

178

4 0 .0

2 9 7 .5 0

2 9 2 .0 0

-

-

-

-

5

•

_

*

3 9 .0
3 8 .5

3 0 3 .0 0

3 0 0 .0 0

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

2 9 0 .5 0

2 9 6 .0 0

2 7 0 .S O -3 0 6 .0 0

544

3 9 .5

2 5 9 .5 0

2 5 5 .0 0

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

272

4 0 .0

2 5 6 .5 0

2 5 4 .0 0

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

-

-

272

3 9 .5

2 6 2 .5 0

2 5 9 .5 0

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

-

-

151

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

-

*

31
6

*

6

64

4 0 .0

3 2 1 .5 0

3 1 7 .5 0

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

-

3 8 .5

2 4 7 .5 0

2 4 9 .5 0

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

•

*

183

3 9 .5

2 2 2 .5 0

2 2 9 .0 0

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

109

3 9 .0

2 1 7 .0 0

2 1 6 .5 0

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

-

-

19

51

84

136

122

63

20

17

8

15

2

-

-

11

15

31

18

8

8

3

-

1

6

8

36

53

101
35

75

-

-

-

114

47

45

12

9

5

15

1

9

5

15

1

4

-

-

-

1

1

2

2

19

9

*

*

6

15

26

29

27

10

6

29

19

70

26

15

•

8

6

28

15

17

21

28

15

16

176

no

184

3 8 .5

2 0 1 .0 0

1 9 9 .0 0

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

-

-

-

1 ,1 3 5

3 9 .5

2 0 4 .5 0

1 9 8 .0 0

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

3

27

81

114

122

25

35

5

555

4 0 .0

2 1 1 .5 0

2 0 7 .0 0

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

-

2

27

65

75

76

78

97

67

21

15

7

4

4

12
8

580
122

3 9 .0

1 9 8 .0 0

1 8 8 .5 0

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

3

25

54

49

111

100

32

67

55

4

27

28

1

-

4

4 0 .0

2 5 9 .5 0

2

2

5

52

12

•

19

26

-

3 9 .5

2 1 3 .5 0

1 9 2 .0 0

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

-

—
-

—

158

•

6

24

62

-

14

40

3

7

1

172

3 7 .5

1 7 1 .0 0

1 7 3 .0 0

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

13

15

23

69

20

15

15

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

8

-

_

.
-

•

-

•

2

42

•

-

-

-

•
•
-

4

4

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

-

2

186

*

14

6

1

•

*

1

-

-

1

14

“

71

2 3 9 .5 0

5

-

19

-

5

-

(BUSINESS).

CO MP UT ER P R OG RA MM ER S (BUSINESS).
C L A S S C ----------------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G ------ ----------F I N A N C E --------------------------




-

10

295

96

COMPUTER PROGRAMMERS
C L A S S B ------------M A N U F A C T U R I N G -----NONMANUFACTURING ~
PUBLIC UTILITIES
F I N A N C E -----------

$
3 4 8 .5 0

1

-

4

-

8
8

•
•
•

1

•
-

1

-

-

-

•
-

•
-

Table A-2. Weekly earnings of professional and technical workers in St. Louis, Mo.—III., March 1977— Continued
^ ^ ^ ^ e e k l^ T a r n in g ^ ^ ™
( standard)
Number

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

S

workers

w eekly
hours1
(standard)

$

S

$

s

$

S

S

S

S

S

S

$

$

$

s

$

4

i

I

100

120

140

160

180

200

220

240

260

280

300

320

340

360

380

400

420

460

500

540

100

O c c u p a tio n and in d u s t r y d iv is io n

120

140

160

180

200

220

240

260

280

300

320

340

360

38C

400

420

460

500

540

580

-

1
-

14
-

21

17

34

15

27

5

2

6

2

23

32
27

9

5

6

8

6

4

2

4

1

14

16

15

11

5

3

7

21

1

-

-

1

2

1

3

-

-

19

-

-

90
M ean2

M iddle range 2

M edian 2

and
under

ALL W O R K E R S —
CONTINUED
COMPUTER OPERATORS - CONTINUED
$

COMPUTER OPERATORS# CLASS A M A N U F A C T U R I N G ----------- -----NONMANUFACTURING —
PUBLIC UTILITIES COMPUTER OPERATORS. CLASS B
M A N U F A C T U R I N G --N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G ----------PUBLIC UTILITIES
W H O L E S A L E T R A D E ---R E T A I L T R A D E ----F I N A N C E --------— COMPUTER OPERATORS. CLASS C
N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G -----------D R A F T E R S ---------------MANUFACTURING —
NONMANUFACTURING —
S E R V I C E S - ----

$

189

3 9 .5

2 5 2 .0 0

2 4 4 .0 0

2 1 0 .0 0 -2 9 7 .0 0

-

•

93

4 0 .0

2 6 8 .0 0

2 5 1 .0 0

2 2 8 .0 0 -2 9 7 .0 0

$

$
-

•

96

3 9 .0

2 3 6 .5 0

2 2 5 .0 0

1 9 0 .0 0 -2 9 8 .0 0

28

4 0 .0

2 9 1 .5 0

3 0 4 .5 0

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

-

-

654

3 9 .5

2 0 3 .0 0

1 9 2 .0 0

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

1

2

52

63

138

94

57

104

81

16

27

4 0 .0

2 0 6 .0 0

2 0 1 .0 0

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

-

•

26

25

43

26

40
17

34

31

15

7

1

1

20
19

7

397

2 0 1 .0 0

1 9 0 .0 0

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

1

2

26

38

94

4 0 .0

2 5 0 .0 0

2 2 8 .0 0

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

3

70
51

50
9

1 9 2 .0 0

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

-

1

2 1 1 .5 0

-

-

-

24

46

-

8

40

56

4 0 .0
3 9 .5

-

2

119

1 5 7 .0 0

1 5 0 .0 0

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

1

2

19

8

7

11

6

3 7 .5

1 7 4 .0 0

1 7 3 .0 0

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

•

-

5

21

60

8

7

8

_
-

-

-

-

1

-

9

68

-

7

1

-

1 8 2 .0 0

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

2

25

29

50

34

61

36

46

1 3 5 .0 0

1 1 5 .0 0 -1 8 0 .5 0

2

23

28

10

2

16

*

6

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

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

6

38

82

85

109

•

46

67

52

130
62

6

11
27

36

18

57

68

46

49

50

46

25

22

6

27

27

16

20

26

25

19

33

34

14

"

•

1

3

19

28

34

53

76

69

-

•
-

—

1

3

11

6

21

17

37

55

*

-

8

22

13

36

39

14

5

1

3

1

29

-

8

22

13

30

34

14

-

-

-

-

2
-

19
6

43

53

74

31
27

54

2

28

4

30

10

7

11

10
17

4
4

5

30
44

30
19

2

25

115
105

27

26

86
56

61

•

-

40

23

96

9

6

6

4

3

2

3 9 .5

2 5 6 .5 0

3 9 .5

2 6 5 .0 0

3 9 .5

2 4 0 .5 0

2 3 7 .0 0

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

4 0 .0

2 2 0 .0 0

2 2 4 .5 0

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

3 9 .5

3 1 5 .0 0

3 1 0 .5 0

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

3 9 .5

3 2 5 .0 0

3 3 0 .0 0

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

4 0 .0

2 9 6 .5 0

2 8 5 .0 0

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

124

4 0 .0

2 7 0 .0 0

2 6 9 .0 0

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

*
.
*

554

3 9 .5

2 4 6 .5 0

2 5 4 .5 0

2 0 8 .0 0 -2 7 9 .0 0

•

371

3 9 .5

2 5 5 .0 0

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

-

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

183

4 0 .0

2 3 0 .0 0

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

341

3 9 .5

2 0 0 .5 0

2 0 6 .0 0

251

3 9 .0
3 9 .5

2 0 6 .5 0

2 2 0 .0 0

1 8 3 .5 0

1 8 4 .5 0

90

156

162

178

143

99

102

38

19

26

54

12

2

_

_

no

113

128

95

74

80

37

16

25

25
29

12

2

-

-

-

*

2

*

-

2

13

17

_

-

29

54

41

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

-

-

7

38

40

20

20

77

40
36

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

*

-

22

16

1

20

3

19

4

6

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

-

-

-

•

_

.

-

-

-

*

*
-

87

23

22

24

50

76

8

2

3

-

11

15

20

21

1

-

-

n

-

20

21

1

1

1

8

3

-

18

1

20

15

1

11

-

20

12

1

22

9

_

4

1

4

1

*

-

-

-

-

-

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

2 6 2 .0 0

-

•

-

2 6 0 .0 0

-

*

-

4 0 .0

•

25

-

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

-

*

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

2 6 0 .0 0

-

15

3 0 7 .5 0 -3 5 8 .5 0

2 5 8 .0 0

3

-

3 3 4 .0 0

4 0 .0

-

27

3 4 7 .5 0

170
156

*

13

3 4 1 .5 0

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

*

-

3 4 8 .5 0

2 7 4 .5 0

-

-

4 0 .0

2 7 6 .5 0

-

-

72

4 0 .0

-

—

-

-

123

-

.

•

*

1

-

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

-

*

3

50

*

2 9 5 .0 0

-

9
9

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

2 8 3 .5 0

_

-

2

2 7 1 .5 0

3 9 .5

_

-

1

2 9 5 .0 0

147

-

-

23

25

2 6 9 .5 0

ELECTRONICS TECHNICIANS.
MANUFACTURING

2
2

•

5

20

15

4 0 .0
3 9 .5

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

-

12

14

87

3 5 5 .0 0

3

35

13

256

3 5 5 .0 0

2

*

67

27

•

3 4 9 .0 0

12

21

52

-

-

4 0 .0

12

72

15

13

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

4 0 .0

3

36

9

1 8 6 .5 0

63

1

-

-

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

3 4 0 .5 0

3

-

7

3 9 .0
4 0 .0

115

1
-

•

53
343

E L E C T R O N I C S T E C H N I C I A N S . C L A S S ANONMANUFACTURING:
P U B L I C U T I L I T I E S ----------------

•

•

m

—

13

4

48

51

*

-

-

-

-

-

*

13

4

48

51

•

•

—

2

12

32

32

9

10

26
24

37

2

11
9

33

30

9

1
-

47

-

28
19

-

19

-

-

47

-

-

-

-

19

-

-

-

-

-

•

•

-

-

-

_

-

-

-

7

-

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

See footnotes at end of tables.




•
-

_
-

1 7 7 .5 0

171

REGISTERED INDUSTRIAL NURSES
MANUFACTURING —

2
2

*

1 4 3 .5 0

322

C L A S S B-

-

*

3 9 .5

493

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

3

-

3 9 .0

250

ELECTRONICS TECHNICIANS
MANUFACTURING
N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G -----PUBLIC UTILITIES

3

4

-

87

486

D R A F T E R S . C L A S S C -----MANUFACTURING
N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G ------

6

2

-

292

955

DRAFTERS. CLASS B M A N U F A C T U R I N G ---NONMANUFACTURING -

-

1
-

1

1 .4 4 1

DRAFTERS. CLASS A
MANUFACTURING —
NONMANUFACTURING •
S E R V I C E S --------

2

-

2

no

3 9 .0

95

5

2

8

257

5

-

2

9

30

4
4

Table A -3 . A verage w ee k ly earnings of o ffic e , professional, and technical w orkers, by sex,
in S t. Louis, M o .—III., M arch 1977
Avera ge
(m ea n 2 )

A vera ge
(m ea n 2 )

Sex, 3 o c c u p a tio n , and in d u s t r y d iv is io n

OFFICE

OCCUPATIONS

-

Number
of
workers

W eek ly
h«urs 1
(standard)

Sex, 3 o c c u p a tio n , and in d u s t r y d iv is io n

W eekly
earnings 1
(standard)

MEN

OFFICE OCCUPATIONS
WOMEN— CONTINUED

$

16c., j

O

. r , - r r-

~

Number
of
workers

W eekly
hours 1
standard)

A vera ge
(m ea n 2 )

W eekly
earnings 1
(standard)

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

OFFICE OCCUPATIONS
WOMEN— CONTINUED

-

......................

L C H l 1 AKlL-> f

L L

A

2,867
1,060

W eekly
earnings 1
(standard)

146.00
165.00

c

119
310

256*00
025

39lo

190.50

82

39.G

171

39.5

w T rL s ;" " '
1 r

192.50
160.50

206.00

n t i A IL

131.00

39.5

165.00

135.00

r L
Sr n

W eekly
hours 1
standard)

-

$
j

Number
of
workers

1n A L L
>

189.50
v K l/ L H

v L t i'lN j

■■■

40.0

" " " “

226.00

j t t N L 1A * ' 1 L ^ t

CL A ^ j

921

r•j U

179

182.50

128.00

SERVICE-208

40.0

226.00

A L I A AL

I I . A L. L

1Tr 1J 1

CLnO J

LI

"

1*342

c r o u ICED
SERV T r r r

ACCOUNTING

CLERKS•

y*

3 L C n L 1A K 1

v

CL Aj

„

39.0
39.5
38.5

37.0

216
125

143.00

39.0

145.50
135.50

1*111

166.50
175.00
159.00
220.50

232

40.0

1,339
762
577
37

38.5

122.00

.r \ * i _

79
A H . U U n I 1 1'Vj

L L l K iV j f

LLA j j

D

13 1
67

/y *
%

258.50

39.0

_ ^ r. . n t

r* e
~

145.50

40.0

52

356

207.00
203.50

.*ft- r-

155*00

216.50
108
^ 0*0
FILE

OFFICE

OCCUPATIONS

-

WOMEN

STENOGRAPHERS*

GENERAL

—

■
—

39.0

H LI A IL

39.5
37.5
39.0

161.50
159.50
161.50

6

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

133.00

084

38.5

127.50

40.0

163.50
20G.00

946
443

39.5
40.0

27

254.50

187.50
188.50

202.50
185.00
247.00

385
867
409

1 riM U L

40.0
39.0
39.5

CLASS

170.00

— ~

16 1
2,741
2,601
488

CLERKS,

37.5

STENOGRAPHERS*

SENIOR

— • • • • • • • • •

96
L 1

* XL
_

t

v L AJ

n

321
270
85
60
62

40.0
39.0
40.0
39.0
37.0

237.00
231.00
292.00
185.00
206,50

148.00
56
172
367

See footnotes at end of tables.




10

38.5

148.00
158.50

113

NONMANUFACTURING

37.5

174.50
139.00

38.0

109.00

Table A-3. Average weekly earnings of office, professional, and technical workers, by sex,
in St. Louis, Mo.—III., March 1977— Continued
Avera ge
(m ea n 2 )

Avera ge
(m ea n 2 )

Sex, 3 o c c u p a tio n , and in d u s t r y d iv is io n

Number
of
workeri

W eekly
heun *
(standard)

W eekly
earnings 1
(standard)

Sex, 3 o c c u p a tio n , and in d u s t r y d iv is io n

OFFICE OCCUPATIONS WOMEN— CONTINUED
39 .0
39 .5
39 .0
38 * 5

r
441
40
1Nn U L
.

W eekly
hours 1
(standard)

A vera ge
(m ea n 2 )

W eekly
earnings1
(standard)

15 1.00 B O O K K E E P I N G - M A C H I N E O P E R A T O R S -----17 8 . 5 0
142.50
Htl AIL 1K A U L
m
12 6. 50

25 6
82
174

39 .0
40 . 0
38 . 5

1 4 7. 00
16 3 . 0 0
13 9 . 5 0

39 .0 1 5 2. 00
38.5, 2 2 9 . 5 0

rrnwirrc'"

37 . 5

manufacturing

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

56

40 . 0

...

...f , , » , ,r~ ^
t
.

.

MANUFACTURING

1H A U L

16 3. 50
17 4. 00

37 . 5
39.0

AC CO UN TI NG CLERKS,

C L A S S A -------

---

1,440
613

30 4. 00

74

2 9 3. 00

39 . 5 2 3 4 . 5 0
39 .5 18 1. 00
39 .0 1 3 5. 00
38 .0 13 9 . 5 0
38 . 5 14 2. 50

375
200
175
48
89

39 .5 26 5. 00
2 6 0. 50

34 2
430

KL 1AIL

40 .0
38 . 5

103

39 .5 2 2 3. 50
39.0

115
145

1n A U L

FINANCE
39 .5

39.0 2 0 5 . 5 0
38 .0 15 2. 00

14 8. 00
15 5. 50
14 4.00

1, 41 2
45 5
957

16 2. 00
17 1. 00

j 'y «3

871

39 . 5

1 4 9. 50

n L 1A1 L

1

40 .0

Hu 1 A IL
^ ^p

295
163
29 5
100

1 HAUL
g." * ^

p^

SLRVICL

1 8 2. 00
18 5. 50

40 . 0
39.0

89

17 1. 00
13 2. 00
13 3. 50

39 . 5 21 8 . 0 0
30.0

87
87

16 0 . 5 0
15 5. 50

39 . 5
39.0
37 . 5

3J

26 7. 00
39.0 23 9. 00

59

39 .5 21 2.00

m

14 7.00
WHOLESALE TRADE
FINANCE
■

See footnotes at end of tables.




r.

260

1, 38 7
198
41 0
21 9
440
120

13 7. 50

157

1M A U L

Nu 1 A IL

(B US IN ES S)

"
3j 0

n t l A 1L

109

KAUl

16 9. 00

39 .5
40.0
39.0

530

H L 1A

40 . 0

1

350
FINANCC

15 0 . 5 0

25 3

NO Kn A N U r AL 1U K ll» u
FINANCE

1 6 6. 50
107.3(1

19 7 . 0 0

4,141
1, 4 8 4
2,657

/a a
'00

A>y ALT 3 13

COMPUTER PROGRAMMERS

/- .

502

39 . 5 35 1. 50
40 .0 33 0 . 5 0
3 7 7. 50
459.50

1 4 3. 50

_, _

40 .0

$

590
323

LU nr U 1tH 3T j 1

rft.

358

Weekly
earnings 1
(standard)

,, _ , „
_

12 3. 00

75 9

155

COMPUTER SYSTEMS ANALYSTS

(d U v I N l u j / f L L A j b A —
M An Ur A L 1U H i (tu

.

»oft*??
126

W eekly
hours 1
(standard)

52
15 2 . 0 0
BOOKKEEPING-MACHINE o p e r a t o r s ,

*

Sex, 3 o c c u p a tio n , and in d u s t r y d iv is io n

Number
of

PR OFESSIONAL AND TECHNICAL
O C C U P A T I O N S - ME N

OFFICE OCCUPATIONS WOMEN— CONTINUED
526
121
40 5
61
83

M C IAIL

Number
of
workers

1
1

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

Table A -3 . A verage w ee k ly earnings of o ffic e , professional, and tech n ical w orkers, by sex.
in S t. Louis, M o .—III., M arch 1977— Continued
Sex,

3

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

W eek lv
hours 1
[standard)

W eekly
earnings 1
(standard)

CONTINUED

-

Sex, 3 o c c u p a tio n , and in d u s t r y d iv is io n

Number
of
workers

W eek ly
hours *
(standard)

W eek ly
earnings1
(standard)

PROFESSIONAL AND TECHNICAL
OCCUPATIONS - MEN— CONTINUED

PROFESSIONAL AND TECHNICAL
OCCUPATIONS - HEN— CONTINUED
COMPUTER" OPERATORS

U* L H A 1 U K j y

LL, h j j

V
#

ELECTRONICS TECHNICIANS - CONTINUED
"

"

LLtL •

1t v H r i l C l A N » > *

j

Sex, 3 o c c u p a tio n , and in d u s t r y d iv is io n

Number
of
workers

W eekly
hours 1
(standard)

W eek ly
earnings 1
(standard)

PROFESSIONAL AND TECHNICAL
OCCUPATIONS - WOMEN— CONTINUED

$
v U H r v I uK

A verage
(m ean 2 )

Average
(m ean 2 )

A v e rage
(m ean 2 )
Number
of
woikers

COMPUTER PROGRAMMERS (B U S IN E SS ) CONTINUED

A^
v U n r U 1t K

53
63

0*0

rK Uw K AnH tK 5

\ouj IN L w b l ?

$

349.00

1.371
289.50
449

40.0

282.50

222.00
241
39 •b

315.50

39.0

69

PROFESSIONAL AND TECHNICAL

189.50
207.50

J tJ *0V
122
U K A t 1L n j ♦

vLAJJ

U

■■■■■■■■

9 0*0

270.50
-w

aaa

COMPUTER SYSTEMS ANALYSTS

COMPUTER OPERATORS. CLASS B

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

261

39.5

196*00

326*50

_

r

248.50

FINANCC
230.50
UK A r 1l K j i

LL Ajo

U

" " * • * * * '• " •

U U H r U 1t K
h

100.^0

LLAdo M *

U> t K A 1 w K b f

A N U r A t 1U K i N u

w

* " * ”" * —

285.50

DRAFTtKi
240
87
72

348.50

249.00

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




154

72

341.50
40.0

12

40.0

259.00

_
_

Table A -4 .

Hourly earnings of m aintenance, toolroom , and p o w erplant w o rkers in S t. Louis, M o .—III., M arch 1977
Hourly earnings

*

N u m b e r o f w o r k e r s r e c e iv in g s t r a ig h t - t im e h o u r ly e a rn in g s o f—
S
8 .4 0

O
C
O
Q
O

~s---------r
3
9 .2 0 9 . 6 0 1 0 . 00

8 .0 0

8 .4 0

8 .8 0

9 .2 0

^ * 6 0 l0 » 0 0 o v e r

1

46
-

39
39

3
3

-

10
10

184
181

366
366

251
85

241
158

106
105

18
18

124
124

77
77

16
16

6
*

58
46

4
4

_
*

21
21

-

-

26
26

167
166

127
120

404
401

259
123

57
54

.

-

224
224

-

77
68
9
9

505
476
29
4

632
600
32
15

64
56
8
“

142
72
70
70

27
27
“

-

-

S
4 .8 0

$
5 .0 0

$
5 .2 0

S
S
5 • ^ 0 5 .6 0

s
5 .8 0

S

S

S

6 .0 0

6 .2 0

6 .4 0

$
6 .6 0

4 .8 0

5 .0 0

5 .2 0

5 .4 0

5 .6 0

5 .8 0

6 .0 0

6 .2 0

6 .4 0

6 .6 0

-

•
-

—

-

-

11
11

12
12

35
35

2
2

8
-

16
6

-

-

12
12

-

-

12
12

133
133

78
78

6
-

-

1
-

-

11
8

24
23

1
-

-

-

54
54

-

-

-

a
8

-

9
9

2
2
-

-

•
•

-

83
83
-

46
46
-

65
25
40

209
209
-

*

M iddle range 2

o
(V
I

M ed ian 2

%

$
8 .0 0

S
4 .6 0

4 .2 0 u n d e r
4 .4 0 4 .6 0

Mean 2

%

7 .6 0

S
4 .4 0

i

Occupation and industry division

6.8 0

I
7 .2 0

6 .8 0

7 .2 0

7 .6 0

35
33

14
14

9u
90

63
63

43
40

28
28

178
178

200
193

-

11
11

4
4

7
7

127
127

76
76

63
63

138
138

130
130
-

6
6
-

125
115
10

119
119
-

S

U nder
,
^
and

ALL W O R K E R S
380
318

$
7 .1 1
6 .9 9

$
7 .0 5
6 .9 6

$
$
6 .4 5 - 8 .3 9
6 .4 5 - 7 .2 2

1 .9 9 0
1 .7 1 7

7 .6 4
7 .5 6

7 .8 5
7 .5 6

6 . 7 8 - 8 .3 6
6 .7 6 - 8 .2 3

260
217

7 .2 0
7 .4 0

6 .9 9
6 .9 9

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

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

1 .7 3 9
1 ,5 8 9

7 .5 4
7 .4 8

7 .8 2
7 .7 3

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

-

M A I N T E N A N C E M E C H A N I C S (M AC HI NE RY )
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 --------------

2 .2 5 A
2 ,0 5 0
204
98

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

6 .8 8
6 .8 8
7 .2 6
8 .2 4

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

18
12
6

MAINTENANCE MECHANICS
(MOTOR V E HI CL ES )
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 ---

2 ,0 1 2
281
1 ,7 3 1
1 .2 4 8

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

7 .3 8
7 .9 2
7 .3 3
7 .2 3

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

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

1 ,1 8 9
1 ,0 8 1

7 .7 7
7 .7 3

7 .4 7
7 .4 2

6 . 8 7 - 8 .4 0
6 . 8 7 - 8 .5 0

MAINTENANCE SHEET-METAL WORKERS M A N U F A C T U R I N G ----

195
191

7 .4 6
7 .4 7

7 .2 6
7 .2 6

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

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

704
704

7 .6 4
7 .6 4

7 .3 1
7 .3 1

6 .8 7 6 .8 7 -

8 .6 0
8 .6 0

-

M A I N T E N A N C E T R A D E S H E L P E R S ------m a n u f a c t u r i n g -------------------

340
322

6 .1 1
6 .0 9

5 .9 9
5 .9 9

5 .4 9 5 .4 9 -

7 .3 0
7 .3 0

14
14

700
700

7 .4 1
7 .4 1

7 .2 6
7 .2 6

7 .2 6 7 .2 6 -

7 .4 4
7 .4 4

TO O L AN O DIE M A K E R S M A N U F A C T U R I N G ----

967
967

8 .1 5
8 .1 5

8 .4 9
8 .4 9

7 .9 6 7 .9 6 -

8 .6 0
8 .8 0

STATIONARY ENGINEERS
M A N U F A C T U R I N G ---NONMANUFACTURING -

358
286
72

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

7 .3 3
7 .4 7
5 .7 7

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

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

243
210

6 .7 9
6 .6 0

6 .7 1
6 .7 1

5 .7 3 - 7 .7 6
5 .6 6 - 7 .4 3

M A I N T E N A N C E C A R P E N T E R S --------M A N U F A C T U R I N G ----------------M A I N T E N A N C E E L E C T R I C I A N S --- —
M A N U F A C T U R I N G ----MAINTENANCE PAINTERS —
MANUFACTURING

ma ch ine-tool operators
m a n u f a c t u r i n g -------

(T OOLROOM)

-

11
6
11

-

-

4
4

10
10
10

-

*

-

-

16
12
4
-

104
104
104

-

1
1

-

48
24
24
-

18
6
12
*
.

478
6
472
472

-

*

*
-

"
*

-

*

*
*
1
*
1

21
21
6

11
11
*

8
8
-

17
17
*

301
44
257
237

572
69
50 3
205

304
16
288
162

72
68
4
2

30

1

30
29

1
1

*

24
24

136
136

106
103

266
266

5
5

126
21

342
342

11
11

3
3

87
87

-

-

-

-

-

5
5

25
25

.

5
5

26
26

“

203
203

40
40

8
8

-

-

-

-

”

*
-

73
73

-

4
4

30
30

-

2
2

7
7

12
12

12
12

16
13

60
59

4
4

*

-

65
65

87
87

80
60

159
159

52
52

6
6

1
1

59
59

35
33

-

-

-

-

"

*

*

*

*

”

1
1

445
445

95
95

10
10

28
28

36
36

”

22
22

35
35

15
15

120
120

219
219

235
235

206
206

51
51

-

28
27

31
22
9

84
6ti
16

67
67
”

6
2
4

55
53
2

12
12
“

6
6

-

-

*

*
*

21

3o
29

4
4

21

38
28

-

-

-

-

•

-

-

-

-

*

-

*

-

-

2
2

3
3

6
6

36
36

*

105
102

3
3

33
28

11
3

-

-

-

-

-

2
2

2
2

4
4

-

-

77
77

-

-

-

-

12
12

-

12
12

10
10

10
10

20
20

-

4

1

16

4

6
6

•

5
5

5
5

32
32

_
2
2
1

4

1

-

13

4

*

-

12

14
13
1

48
48

16

-

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




•

-

12

•

3
3

12
12

5
5

-

10
10
"

_

-

1

50
50

21

-

-

-

-

Table A -5 .

Hourly earnings of m a te ria l m ovem ent and custodial w o rkers in S t. Louis, M o .—III., M a rc h 1977
Number of workers receiving straight-time hourly earnings of—

Hourly rarr ings 4

O cc u p a tio n and in d u s try d iv is io n

$-----IT------- 5---- 1------ S------ $------ 5----- 1------ 5------ 5----- "T
Mean 2

M ed ian 2

M iddle range 2

T------ S-------1---- 3------ $

2 .3 0

Number
of

4 . 3 .6 04 . 8 0
40

2 .4 0

2 .6 0

3 .0 0

3 .2 0

3 .4 0

7 .6 0

6 .0 0

8 . 4 0 8 .8 0
and

2 .8 0

3 .0 0

3 .2 0

3 .4 Q

3 .6 0

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

$
7 .4 8
7 .0 7
7 .6 6
7 .7 6
7 .3 0
6 .8 4

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

372
326
78

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

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

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

3 .8 0

4 .0 0

4 ,2 0

18

25
19

55

18

17
17
8

T R U C K D R I V E R S . M E D I U M T R U C K -------M A N U F A C T U R I N G ------------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G --------------------W H O L E S A L E T R A D E -------------------

2 ,1 2 2
633
1 ,4 8 9
948

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

7 . 3o
7 .0 7
7 .3 0
7 .3 0

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

6

55
45

13
13

TRUCKDRIVERS. HEAVY TRUCK
( T R A I L E R ) -----------------------------M A N U F A C T U R I N G ------------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G -------------------P U B L I C U T I L I T I E S -----------------W H O L E S A L E T R A D E --------- ---------

1 ,9 5 2
199
1 ,7 5 3
1 ,3 2 0
265

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

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

7 .7 3 6 .6 6 7 .7 6 7 .7 6 6 .8 4 -

TRUCKDRIVERS, HEAVY TRUCK
( O T H E R T h an T R A I L E D ) --------------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 ------------------

213
52
161
55

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

7 .3 4
5 .5 3
7 .4 6
7 .7 6

4 .4 0

4 .8 0

5 .2 0

5 .6 0

6 .0 0

6 .4 0

6 .8 0

7 .2 0

76
44
32

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

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

431
261
170
145

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

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

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

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

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

710
481
229
145
61

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

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

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

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

S H I P P I N G A N D R E C E I V I N G C L E R K S -----M A N U F A C T U R I N G ------------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G --------------------W H O L E S A L E t r a d e ------------------R E T A I L t r a d e -----------------------

553
320
233
103
82

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

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

4 .6 7 4 .6 7 4 .9 y 5 .7 5 4 .6 5 -

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

1 ,6 0 5
759
846
535
264

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

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

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

5 ,1 1 7
1 ,0 5 8
4 ,0 5 9
1 ,7 9 4
1 ,5 4 6
668

T R U C K D R I V E R S , L I G H T T R U C K --------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G --------------------R E T A I L T R A D E -----------------------

W A R E H O U S E M E N ---------------------—
m a n u f a c t u r in g

t « ade

TRADE

-------

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

NONMANUFACTURING
RETAIL

I------3------ 3------ 5------ 5------5-----

58
26
32
-

269
49
220
218
-

320
80
240
32
206

211
163
48
40
8

794
318
476
6
330
140
-

7 .6 0

8 .0 0

8 .4 0

8 .8 0

over

759 2313
173
135
586 2178
1671
586
294
209
-

49

49
-

*

*

WORKERS

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

w ho lesale

I

. 0
53. 28 05 . 6 0 6 40. 0 0 64 42 0 6 .8 0 7 .2 0
.
.. 0

and
2*40 2 .6 0

ALL

2 .6 0

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

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

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

15
8

30
27
3

15
7

21

2
5
16
14

2
10
5
5

5
5

5
4

13

4

47
14
33

28
4
24
15

13

14

4

20

16
4

14
13

1
1

5

13

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




27
13
14
14

8

28

17

12
16
15

17
15

71
62
14

129
112
-

11
11
10

.
-

6
2
4
-

33
12
21
-

128
22
106
104

289
65
224
-

59
37
22
-

"

6
6
-

2
2
2

20
15
5
1
-

114
108
6
6
-

252
15
237
6
171

5
5
-

45

7 .7 6
7 .3 7
7 .7 6
7 .7 6
7 .4 5

14
14

34
28
8

31
27
4
-

10
8
18
13
5

12

25
13
4

18
18
-

17
11
6
-

6
6
-

“

32
12
20
20

24
24
-

72
72
-

35
35
35

32
25
7
-

64
46
18
15

94
52
42
33

62
46
16
15

40
10
30
30

2
1
1
-

17
9
8
8

32
3
29
28

49
44
5
5

63
56
7
3

195
121
74
69
5

70
51
19
17
2

76
50
26
23
1

95
94
1
-

53
35
18
8
4

71
55
16
16

61
24
37
2
26

43
30
13
7
-

35
22
13
9
-

123
102
21
18
-

50
41
9
2
-

29
12
17
15
-

197
179
18
18
-

142
78
64
64
-

138
92
46
32
-

187
178
9
8
-

78
56
22
22
-

-

10

14
14
14

127
38
89
54
34

—

30
13
17

1

1
1
45
45

-

_

-

49
-

-

_
-

45
45
-

_
-

*

-

422
287
135
135

557
79
478
478

472
76
396
182

49
49
49

•
-

-

69 1485
33
18
36 1467
1307
36
56

•

•

—
-

-

-

-

6
4
2
-

5
5
-

1
1
-

3
3
-

-

-

-

38
38
14
23

7
5
2
2

1
1
1

-

57
8
49
25
24

22

13

-

-

•

22
12
-

13
13
-

-

371
93
278
262
16

296

3

_

-

296
84
212

-

_

-

-

•
•
-

2
2
•
-

•

-

-

-

-

3

-

-

-

3

-

•
•
-

-

Table A -5 .

Hourly earnings of m aterial m ovem ent and custodial w orkers in S t. Louis, M o. —III., M a rc h 1977— Continued
Hourly earr ings

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

4

N u m b e r o f w o r k e r s r e c e iv in g s t r a ig h t - t im e h o u r ly e a rn in g s of---$
2 .3 0

Nu„,b"
workers

Mean 2

M ed ian 2

M iddle range

^

%

$
2 . AO 2 .6 0

$
$
3 . A0 3 .6 0

$
2.8 0

$
$
3 . 00 3 .2 0

2 .8 0

3 .0 0

3 . 20 3 . A0 3 .6 0

26
26

-

%

i

$
s
S
A . 00 A . 20 A . A0 A . 80

S
5 .2 0

S
5 .6 0

S
6 .0 0

A . 00 A . 20 A .A 0 A . 80 5 .2 0

5 .6 0

6 .0 0

6 . A0 6 .8 0

3 .8 0

>
S
8 . A0 8 . 8 0

$
7 .2 0

S
7 *6 0

S
8 .0 0

7 ,2 0

7,<j0

e .o o

8 f AQ 8 .8 0

1A5

181

•

-

181
1A0
A1

-

-

-

-

-

$
5
6 . A0 6 . 8 0

and
under

and

2 . AO 2 .6 0

3 .8 0

over

ALL WORKERS*
CONTINUED

2 .8 2 A
620
2 ,2 0 a
1 ,5 6 7
600

$
5 .7 9
A . 91
6 .0 3
5 .9 6
6 .3 3

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

$
5 .2 A 3 .9 6 5 .A 7 5 .3 A 6 .6 5 -

$
6 .6 5
5 . AS
6 .7 1
6 .1 7
6 .7 1

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

i.6 1 7
1 ,0 9 2
52b
266

5 .1 9
A . 91
5 .7 6
5 .6 6

5 .1 7
A . 70
5 .8 2
5 .8 2

A .6 5A .385 .A j5 .7 3 -

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

3 , 6SA
2 ,2 7 1
1 ,3 8 3
67A
395
303

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

5 .9 0
5 .1 9
7 . A1
7 .6 6
6 .2 A
3 .2 5

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

J . lo l
2,8 0 2
319
189
10A

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

172
131

*

2A
2A
-

8

4

6 .1 9
5 . AO
6 .6 5
6 .8 5

-

A2

3

76
75
1

A .6 3 A .6 o —
5 .9 A 7 .6 1 5 .9 3 2 .6 0 “

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

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

6 .2 1
6 .0 3

6 .1 1
5 .9 A

5 . 6 2 - 7 .0 0
5 . 5 2 - 6 .A 5

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

A , 102
723
3 ,3 7 9
8A
129
1S5
3 ,0 0 3

3 .2 1
6 .2 7
2 .5 5
A . 92
3 .0 9
3 .5 8
2 .A 1

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

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

3 . 0 0 1736
6 .9 3
2 . 5 'j 1736
6 .2 2
8
3 . S'*
A . 21
2 .5 0 1728

J A NI TO RS . PO RT ER S. AND C l E A n ER S ■
M A N U F A C T U R I N G --------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G ----------------P U B L I C U T I L I T I E S -------------W H O L E S A L E T R A D E --------------R E T A I L T R A D E -------------------F I N A N C E --------------------------S E R V I C E S -------------------------

6 ,5 7 g

2 ,3 9 2
A , 178
260
105
3A8
2A3
3 ,2 2 2

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

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

2 .5 0 A .7 3 2 .3 0 A .7 0 A .182 .6 0 “
2 .5 5 2 .3 0 -

5 .1 1 1179
6 .1 A
2 . 8 5 1179
3
5 .6 J
6 .7 2
36
A . op
3 .2 3
2 .7 0 11A0

O R D E R F I L L E R S --------M A N U F A C T U R I N G ----NONMANUFACTURING w h ol esa le

RETAIL

trade

TRADE

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

AND

W A T C H M E N -----------------

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

-

A
A
-

A
A
A

12

16
16
12

-

1

3

-

-

-

-

1

3

-

33
33
-

106
10A
2
2

A5
12
33
28
5

22
22
1A
8

1A0
100
A0
28
12

198
99
99
73
26

A62
120
362
357
4

270
270
256
8

616
128
A88
48j
-

500
500
116
38A

1A5
75
70

27
26
1

11
8
3

159
1A8
11

33
26
7

322
30A
18

1A7
119
28
12

136
11A
22

193
36
157
152

227
227

8
8

-

-

-

-

3

*

A2
30

6 .9 1
5 .9 A
7 .6 6
7 .6 6
6 .9 5
6 .A 6

16
16
16

lo l
lo l
A5
56

A8
A8
15
22

50
2A
26
26

AA
25
19
19

70
5A
16
16

6 .9 6
6 .7 3
7 .5 1
7 .Si
7 .5 1

-

A
4

2
2
-

-

12
12
-

-

-

-

6
2
4

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

—

A

37
2A
13
13

A9
38
11
11

27
1A
13

-

_
-

-

-

12
6
6
6

-

-

-

-

-

9SA
-

50
16
928

-

2A9
-

2
16
231

599 1167
2
30
597 1137
4
-

-

A3
36
68
12
A86 1085

93

2

7

21
A1

22

33
2
. 31
A
11
9

6A

5

662
52
610

96
13
83

70
6
64

93

•

-

8
-

60
58
A8A

-

AA
AA

23
3
20

-

-

23
12

-

AA

•

-

-

-

-

-

-

•
•
•
-

•
.
•

355
199
156
3
153
-

90
A3
A7
6
A1

385
276
109
1
96
12

90
16
7A
1
A2
31

6A9
6A9
6A9
-

16
16
-

13

329
298
31
1A
16
1

-

-

-

-

3A
12
22
22

37
25
12
12

2A6
2A6

36A
36A

617
o il
6
6

15(j
1A3
7
7

275
267
8

537
519
18
8
10

375
289
86
78
8

128
1
127
56
71

A3
18
25

-

350
350

i
i

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

31
31

A2
27

20
20

21
21

15
15

59
50

73
63
10

219
211
8
3

118
118

9

71
A9
22

125
12A
1
1

44

A0

-

-

-

-

-

9

22

10

A
10

17

9

1

-

3A5
305
A0
18
15
7

A10
385
25
21
2
2

389
230
159
1A2
16
1

2
2

A
6

-

*

*

77
19
58
-

26
3
23
A

27
8
19
5

-

-

-

71
17
5A
15
15

36
A0
7

18
30
10

7
6

8

12

A
10

6

A

1A6
70
76
-

16
5A
6

2

36
22

1A

70
53
17

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

*

7

26

18
5
13

6
12

15

-

-

299
285
1A
1A
-

5

-

-

l

-

l

552
5A9
3
3

27
17
10

-

-

-

376
367
9
9

12

2A9

•

-

•
-

-

59
37
22
1A
8

12
99A

-

•

228
1
227
72

A

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




12
12

•

-

-

5
5

-

_

-

•

•

-

-

-

-

-

-

•
-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

1
75
65
10
1

508
A71
37
28

-

-

8

9

1

3A2
332
lo
6
-

277
2A2
35
7
20
8

161
1A6
15
•

13

•_

•

2

-

•

-

11

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

•

15

-

•

•

-

•

•

11

-

-

-

-




Table A -6 . Average hourly earnings of m aintenance, toolroom
p o w e rp la n t, m a te ria l m o v em en t, and custodial w orkers,
by sex, in S t. Louis, M o .—III., M arch 1977
Number

Sex, 3 o c c u p a tio n , and in d u s t r y d iv is io n

of

A verage
(m e in 5 )
hourly
earnings4

Number

Sex, 3 o c c u p a tio n , and in d u s t r y d iv is io n

workers

MA INTENANCE, TOOLROOM, AND
P O WE RP LA NT OCCU PA TI ON S - MEN
M A I N T E N A N C E C A R P E N T E R S ---------------M A N U F A C T U R I N G -------------------------

360
318
1,988
1*715

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

260
217
1,739
1,589

MAINTENANCE MECHANICS (MACHINERY) M A N U F A C T U R I N G ------------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G --------------------P U B L I C U T I L I T I E S ------------------

2, 1 4 3
1,939
204
98

6.72

MAINTENANCE MECHANICS
( M O T O R V E H I C L 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 ------------------

1,974
2 57
1,717
1,234

7.11
7.39
7.06
6.80

1,189
1,081

7.77
7.73

7.06
7.9J

195
191
704
704

7.64
7.64

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

339
322

6.11

M A C H I N E - T O O L O P E R AT OR S (TOOLROOM) M A N U F A C T U R I N G -------------------------

700
700

7.41
7.41

TOOL AND DIE MA KE RS
MANUFACTURING —

967
967

8.15
8.15

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

358
286
72

7.28
7.55
6.19

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

243

6.79
6.63

TRUCKDRIVERS,
(o t h e r t h a n

TRUCK
) --------------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 ------------------

210

5,019
970
4,049
1,784
1,546

668

633
1,479
948

6.91
6.75
6.98
7.25

1,865
1,753
1,320
265

7.60
7.65
7.75
7.17

213
52
161
55

6.75
5.55
7.14
7.34

C L E R K 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 u --------------------W H O L E S A L E t r a d e -------------------

38 1

5.57
5.36
5.84
5.92

211
17 0
145

R E C E I V I N G C L E R K 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 U --------------------W H O L E S A L E T R A D E ------------------R E T A I L T R A D E -----------------------

670
448

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

510
291
219
103
76

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

1,578
740
838
531
260

6. 8 8

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

2,332
471
1,861
1,262
566

5.96
5.26
6.13
6.03
6.47

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

1,033
571
4b2
228

5.69
5.48
5.96
5.89

222
139
60

5.77
5.75
5.80
5.81
6.05

6.09

MA T E R I A L M O V E M E N T AND CU ST O D I A L
OC CU PA TI ON S - MEN
T R U C K C R I V E R S -----------------------------M A N U F A C T U R I N G ------------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G -------------------P U B L I C U T I L I T I E S -------- — ----—
W H O L E S A L E T R A D E ------------------R E T A I L T R A D E ------------------- ----

$
5.52
5.56
4.<»5

HEAVY

t r a i l e r

SHIPPING

7.46
7.47

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

2,112

TRUCKDRIVERS, HEAVY TRUCK
(TRAILER)
N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N u --------------------P U B L I C U T I L I T I E S -----------------W H O L E S A L E T R A D E -------------------

6. 68

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

371
326
78

T R U C K D R I V E R S , M E D I U M T R U C K -------M A N U F A C T U R I N G ------------------------N O N M A N U F a C T L R I N G --------------------W H O L E S A L E T R A D E -------------------

7.54
7.46

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

earnings 4

- CONTINUED

T R U C K D R I V E R S , L I G H T T R U C K --------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G --------------------R E T A I L T R A D E -----------------------

7.20
7.40

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

TRUCKCRIVERS

7.64
7.57

MANUFACTURING

Average
(m e a n * )

MA TE RI AL MOVE ME NT AND CUST OD IA L
OCCUPATIONS - MEN— CONTINUED
$
7.11
6.99

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

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

of

7.10
6.69
7.19
7.61
7.07
6.54

See footnotes at end of tables.

16

5.63
5.54
5.75

6. 21
5.34
6.08
5.65
6.46
6.44




Table A -6 . A verage hourly earnings of m ain ten an ce, toolroom ,
pow erplant, m aterial m ovem ent, and custodial w orkers,
by sex, in S t. Louis, M o .—III., M arch 1977— Continued
Sex, 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 v erage
(m e a n 2 )
hourly
earnings4

Sex, 3 o c c u p a tio n , and in d u s t r y d iv is io n

MA TERIAL MO VE ME NT AND CUSTODIAL
OCCUPATIONS - ME N— CONTINUED

Number
of
workers

Average
(m e an 2 )
hourly
earnings 4

M A T E R I A L M O V E M E N T AN D C U S T O D I A L
OCCUPATIONS - MEN— CONTINUED
$
1« 360

$
1, 89 3
2,32 8

6.31

3.11

39^
A IL

1KAUE.

H t 1 A tw

*" ""***

1itAUL
117
1, 63 0

M A T E R I A L M O V E M E N T AN D C U S T O D I A L
O C CU PA TI ON S - WOMEN

189

6. 57

131

6. 0 3 O R D E R F I L L E R S
-■
N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G ----------— ------

492
343

3,117
64

2. 5 5
4.92

SHIPPING PACKERS

521

2,777

W H O L E S A L E . T R A D E -----------------

3. 0 5

2. 40

G U A R D S AN D W A T C H M E N — — — — — — —
NONMANUFACTURING

50

NONMANUFACTURING —

■

■" 1__

4. 3 0
4.28
4. 4 7

22 6

2. 59
2. 57
2. 4 6

2t214

2. 9 9

R E T A I L T R A D E ---------------------

79

S E R V I C E S --------------------------

1, 59 2

2.63
2. 99
2. 5 2

J A N I T O R S , P O R T E R S , AND C L E A N E R S --NONMANUFACTURING

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

17

264

4. 9 7
5. 4 8
5. 6 8




Table A-7. Percent increases in average hourly earnings, adjusted
for employment shifts, for selected occupational groups
in St. Louis, Mo.—III., for selected periods
M a rc h 1972
to
M a rc h 1973

I n d u s try and o c c u p a tio n a l g ro u p 5

A l l in d u s trie s :
O ffic e c le r i c a l
E le c tr o n ic data p ro c e s s in g
I n d u s t r ia l n u rs e s _
S k ille d m a in te n a n c e tra d e s
U n s k ille d p la n t w o r k e r s

M a rc h 1973
to
M a rc h 1974

M a rc h 1974
to
M a rc h 1975

M a rc h 1975
to
M a rc h 1976

M a rc h 1976
to
M a rc h 1977

7.4

6.2

(6 )
7.7
7.3
8.0

(6)
6.8
6.3
7.3

9.0
9.2
11.1
9.7
9.2

8.0
6.5
8.8
7.8
6.7

6.9
7.0
8.3
7.9
8.4

M a n u fa c tu rin g :
O ffic e c l e r i c a l ____________________________________
E le c tr o n ic data p ro c e s s in g
_
In d u s t r ia l n u rs e s
_
_
_ _ _ ___ .
S k ille d m a in te n a n c e tra d e s _
U n s k ille d p la n t w o r k e r s _
_ .... . _

8.3
(6)
7.7
7.1
7.1

6.6
(6)
6.8
6.6
8.3

10.0
8.8
11.4
10.1
10.5

7.9
6.2
8.8
7.8
8.2

6.7
7.0
8.5
8.3
9.0

N o n m a n u fa c tu 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 in g
In d u s t r ia l n u rs e s
U n s k ille d p la n t w o r k e r s

6.6
( 6)
(6)
9.0

6.0
(6 )
(6)
6.1

8.1
9.5
(6 )
7.0

8.2
6.9
(6)
5.3

7.1
7.0
(6)
7.8

_ _

_ _ __
__
_

_
_

_ _
_
_

__

18

T ab le A -8 .

W e e k ly earnings of office w o rk e rs —large establishm ents in S t. Louis, M o. —III., M arch 1977
W eekly earnings
(standard)
Number

O cc u p a tio n and in d u s t r y d iv is io n
workers

A verage
w eekly
hours1
(standard

1

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

M ean

*

Median

£

M iddle ranged

*

i

85
and
under
90

90

S

$

S
100

no

120

130

S
140

S

S
150

160

s
170

i

$
180

190

$

%

200

210

$
220

S
240

$
260

$
280

S
300

320

1 ----340

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

and

100

110

120

130

140

150

160

170

180

190

200

210

220

240

260

280

300

320

340

over

6

13
1
12
6
6

72
18
54
“
30
18

125
39
86
34
41

209
90
119
3
55
49

202
98
104
5
54
37

232
136
96
3
50
31

285
202
83
7
37
30

249
183
66
10
18
25

263
216
47
10
10
22

226
186
40
11
7
15

199
149
50
28
4
12

361
270
91
33
6
12

338
208
130
88
12
4

226
161
65
54
2

132
81
51
42
-

63
30
33
28

25
11
14
13

13
7
6
3

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

_

2
1
1

4
2
2

10
2
8

14
5
9

11
3
8

8
4
4

11
7
4

8
6
2

27
22
5

32
26
6

50
50

74
58
16
15

37
14
23
23

15
3
12
12

7
1
6
3

20

54
29
25

70
46
24
7
2
11

124
99
25
9

131
106
25
21

11
4
7
2

3
2
1
-

-

-

-

-

-

10

1

107
81
26
22
1
-

46
15
31
23

5
17

63
43
20
2
1
13

-

-

-

-

84
66
18
17

158
126
32
22

146
69
77
66

61
25
36
30

12
8
4
4

15
12
3
3

7
6
1
1

-

-

-

-

ALL WORKERS
SECRETARIES ----------------MANUFACTURING -------NONMANUFACTURING ---PUBLIC U T IL IT IE S
RETAIL TRADE
FINANCE -----------------

3 ,2 4 4
2 ,0 8 6
1 ,1 58
338
336
302

3 9 .5
4 0 .0
39 .0
4 0 .0
3 9 .0
3 8 .0

$
$
$
$
204.50 199.00 1 6 7 .5 0 -2 3 9 .0 0
209.00 203 .00 1 7 8 .5 0 -2 3 8 .0 0
196.00 182.00 1 5 0 .0 0 -2 4 2 .5 0
252.50 257 .50 2 2 4 .5 0 -2 8 0 .5 0
159.00 155.00 1 4 0 .0 0 -1 7 2 .0 0
165.50 160.50 1 4 2 .5 0 -1 8 5 .5 0

SECRETARIES, CLASS A
m a n u f a c t u r in g --------NONMANUFACTURING ---PUBLIC U T IL IT IE S -

310
204
106
53

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

260.00
261.00
257.50
311.50

273.50 2 3 0 .0 0 -2 9 3 .5 0
272 .00 2 3 8 ,0 0 -2 8 3 .0 0
289.50 1 8 7 .5 0 -3 0 6 .0 0
306 .00 2 9 5 .5 0 -3 2 1 .0 0

SECRETARIES, CLASS B
MANUFACTURING ---------NONMANUFACTURING —
PUBLIC U T IL IT IE S
RETAIL TRADE
FINANCE ----

803
476
327
87
74
106

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

223.00
233.50
207.50
259.50
165.50
187.00

225.50 1 9 1 .0 0 -2 5 3 .0 0
235.50 2 1 2 .5 0 -2 5 4 .5 0
197.00 1 6 8 .5 0 -2 4 7 .5 0
264.50 2 4 3 .0 0 -2 8 0 .5 0
165.00 1 5 1 .0 0 -1 8 0 .0 0
189.00 1 6 8 .5 0 -2 0 5 .0 0

SECRETARIES, CLASS C
MANUFACTURING — -----NONMANUFACTURING —
PUBLIC U T IL IT IE S
RETAIL TRADE
FINANCE ----------

1 ,2 76
633
443
179
74
122

3 9 .5 199.50 195.50 1 6 6 .0 0 -2 2 9 .0 0
4 0 .0 202.00 199.00 1 7 3 .0 0 -2 2 5 .5 0
3 9 .0 194.00 179.50 1 5 1 .5 0 -2 4 5 .0 0
4 0 .0 236.50 246 .00 2 1 7 .5 0 -2 5 7 .5 0
3 9 .5 151.00 150.00 1 4 0 .0 0 -1 6 3 .0 0
38 .0 157.00 154.50 1 4 3 .0 0 -1 7 0 .0 0

847
573
274
144

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

174.00
179.50
162.00
149.50

1 ,2 27
699
528
310
65

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

181.00 174.50
183.50 179.50
L78.50 170.50
203.50 210 .00
140.00 140.00

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

STENOGRAPHERS, GENERAL ---MANUFACTURING
NONMANUFACTURING -------PUBLIC U T IL IT IE S

640
353
287
142

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

171.00 165.50
173.50 170.00
167.50 1 6 0 .0C
198.00 187.50

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

STENOGRAPHERS, SENIOR
MANUFACTURING ----------NONHANUFACTURING —

587
346
241

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

192.50
L93.00
191.50

187.00
185.00
191.50

165
89
76

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

155.00
156.50
153.00

1,2 24
533
111
220

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

161.00
L40.50
138.50
122.00

SECRETARIES, CLASS
MANUFACTURING —
NONMANUFACTURING
RETAIL TRADE —
STENOGRAPHERS ------ -------MANUFACTURING ---------NONMANUFACTURING ---PUBLIC U T IL IT IE S RETAIL TRADE

TRANSCRIBING-MACHINE TYPISTS
MANUFACTURING —
NONMANUFACTURING -------------

NONMANUFACTURING ---RETAIL TRAOE
FINANCE —

173.50
178.501
149.50
144.50

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

-

6
6
-

5
5
5
-

_

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

•

1

-

-

-

6
-

1

-

b

14
2
1?

20
4
16

20

31
2
29

47
19
28

1
-

-

-

4
2

6
2

7
6

12
7

12
11

12
12

50
19
31
1
11
14

1

3

14

36
5
31

72
31
41
5
11
24

126
84
42
3
16
17

111
76
35
4
9
17

108
83
25
8
2
10

118
103
15
9

96
86
10
6

4

1

82
80
2
1

56
50
6
3

36
31
5
88
59
29
29

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

1

3

*

-

-

-

5
6

6
19

107
52
55
1
21
24

52
18
34
21

75
32
43
22

80
33
47
26

106
65
41
29

65
48
17
14

111
102
9
5

79
78
1

96
52
44
3
9

114
58
56
27
6

106
52
54
18
13

125
81
44
19
3

95
57
38
20
3

118
73
45
43
1

46
31
15
9
6

57
42
15
15

-

-

-

-

-

-

1

3

-

-

-

•

6

-

-

3
-

10
1

-

6
6

3

9

3

3
32
17
15

“
-

-

14

•

“

-

-

-

5
5
-

1
1
-

“

“

-

-

-

51
23
28
2

28
7
21
9

7
5
2

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

150
80
70
70

97
57
40
40

.

-

•

-

-

•

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

”

-

3
3

-

_

•

-

-

-

*

-

-

_

•

-

-

-

10

9

-

-

-

10

2
7

-

-

-

-

9

6

5

60
31
29
1
3

*

*

“

-

19
5
14
13
1

.

10

20
5
15
-

52
24
28
1

69
41
28
1

77
42
35
20

48
25
23
10

62
37
25
9

48
30
18
8

68
31
37
35

24
20
4
2

32
28
4
4

40
35
5
5

39
21
18
18

25
11
14
14

14
1
13
12

8
7
1

27
11
16

37
16
21

58
27
31

63
44
19

47
27
20

50
42
8

22
11
11

25
14
11

48
24
24

111
59
52

72
46
26

5
4
1

2
2
-

-

“

-

44
22
22

24
12
12

18
7
11

13
11
2

21
18
3

6
5
1

5
5
•

3
3

•

•

_

-

.
-

1

19
3
16

138
112
11
76

122
85
15
43

144
62
9
36

114
51
13
13

70
31
7
1

72
17
4
2

66
15
6
2

73
23
6
3

74
18
13

60
11
-

-

-

10
-

9
2
7
-

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

-

-

_

-

-

-

12
12

-

-

-

-

147.00
156.50
139.00

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

-

1
1
-

2
2
-

1

151.00
129.00
135.00
118.50

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

18
17
11
6

62
55
16
38

•
-

-

-

See footnotes at end of tables.




-

-

-

.

-

19

5
2
3
3

3

-

-

8

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

8

-

-

-

-

-

122
28

4
1
-

3
1

1

1
-

-

80
6

-

-

-

-

T ab le A -8 .

W e e k ly earnings of office w o rk e rs —large establishm ents in St. Louis, M o .—III., M arch 1977— Continued




20

Table A-8. Weekly earnings of office workers—large establishments in St. Louis, Mo.—III., March 1977—Cfontinued
W eek ly earnings 1
(standard)

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

s

S

$

s

workers

90

100

no

120

130

140

150

160

170

180

190

S
200

90

Occupation and industry division

Number

Avoragf

100

no

120

130

140

150

160

170

180

190

200

210

i

-

30
27
3

58
15
43
20

66
11
55
14

46
16
30
9

48
17
31
10

60
17
43
26

31
20
11
5

35
28
7
-

23
16
7
-

$

s
85

w eekly
hours *
(standard

Median

*

M iddle range

*

$

S

S

S

s

S

s

S

%

S

S

210

220

240

260

280

300

320

1 -----340

220

240

260

280

300

320

340

over

28
25
3
1

142
92
50
45

89
74
15
11

122
25
97
88

116
3
113
108

22
16
6
1

100
15
85
-

24
7
17
-

16
13
3
-

2
2
-

$

S

and
u n d er

and

ALL WORKERS—
CONTINUED
ACCOUNTING CLERKS -

CONTINOED

$

954
437
517
337

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

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

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

-

-

-

8
8
-

1 ,2 0 7
361
846
576

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

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

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

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

.
-

17
17
16

58
9
49
42

252
50
202
183

138
13
125
82

145
32
113
72

112
20
92
73

72
33
39
23

87
46
41
28

77
49
28
28

20
15
5
4

44
20
24
24

21
21
-

280
152
128
43
56

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

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

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

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

_
-

-

1
1
1

15
2
13
6

15
9
b
i

29
17
12
6

20
5
15
1
13

21
17
12

19
8
11
1
7

14
8
6
1
2

17
10
7
2

12
9
3
1
-

17
17
-

43
31
12
12
-

25
15
10
10
-

4
4
-

17
3
14
14

4

6
5
1
1

KEYPUNCH OPERATORS -----MANUFACTURING -------------------NONMANUFACTURING —
PUBLIC U T IL IT IE S ---RETAIL TRADE ---------------------FINANCE -------------------------------

1 ,1 3 3
559
574
121
201
149

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

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

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

1 3 6 .5 0 - 2 0 8 .0 0
1 4 4 .C 0 -2 1 5 .n o
1 3 1 .0 0 - 1 9 6 .5 0
2 0 8 .0 0 - 2 4 9 .5 0
1 1 0 .0 0 - 1 5 9 .0 0
1 2 2 .5 0 - 1 5 3 .5 0

20
1
19

58
20
38

127
61
66
36
28

109
50
59
28
24

114
59
55
3
28
19

81
41
40
1
16
16

75
43
32
10
9
6

60
31
29
9

43
26
17
11
5

69
35
34
4

73
64
9
1

12
24

78
31
47
3
11
28

1

-

84
52
32
24
-

78
23
55
55
-

17
11
6
6
-

KEYPUNCH OPERATORS, CLASS A MANUFACTURING -----------------------NONMANUFACTURING -------FINANCE --------

428
261
167
83

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

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

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

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

17
5
12

49
7
42
19

62
29
33
21

52
32
20
17

43
25
18
12

40
22
18
6

21
20
1

16
14
2

19
17
2

37
37

34
24
10

17
15
2

10
7
3

KEYPUNCH OPERATORS, CLASS t
MANUFACTURING -------------------NONMANUFACTURING ------------- PU8LIC U T IL IT IE S ----------RETAIL TRADE -----------------FINANCE -----------------

705
298
407
100
151
66

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

78

62

38
16
22

39
n
28

-

27
12
15
10

50
18
32

36
27

-

35
21
14
2

1

61
8
53
53

11

6

8

4

4
-

50
28
22
22
-

-

ACCOUNTING CLERKS. CLASS A MANUFACTURING -------NONMANUFACTURING —
PUBLIC U T IL IT IE S
ACCOUNTING CLERKS, CLASS B
MANUFACTURING -------------------NONMANUFACTURING --------------RETAIL TRADE
PAYROLL CLERKS -----MANUFACTURING —
NONMANUFACTURING —
PUBLIC U T IL IT IE S
RETAIL TRADE --------

1 5 9 .0 0 1 3 0 .0 0 - 2 0 6 .5 0
1 6 0 .0 0 1 3 5 .0 0 - 2 0 7 .9 0
1 5 9 .0 9 1 2 2 .5 0 - 2 0 6 .5 0
2 4 8 .0 0 2 2 2 .5 0 - 2 4 9 .5 0
1 3 5 .0 0 1 0 5 .0 0 - 1 5 9 .9 0
12 1. 00 1 1 7 .5 0 - 1 3 2 .0 0

i

15
15
15
-

16
-

15
4

16
18
-

-

.

-

.

1

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

1

-

-

-

-

8

15

18

-

-

54

18

57
20
37

61
26

15

29
1
19

35

24

47
21
26

-

-

-

-

-

16

15

11
24

3
10
20

13

16
3

15

4

See footnotes at end of tables.




21

9

27
35
2
26
2

4

-

-

9
-

7

22
15
7
-

17
16
1
-

12
12
-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

1
1
-

1
1
*

3
3
-

7
4
3
3
-

7
7
-

3
-

7
7

-

-

3

-

-

-

_

.

4
4

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

•

-

-

-

3
3

-

•

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

4

-

-

-

Table A-9. Weekly earnings of professional and technical workers—large establishments
in St. Louis, Mo. —III., March 1977
W eek ly earnings
(standard)
Number
of
workers

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

A vera ge
w eekly

$

S

$

S

$

$

s

s

$

S

S

$

$

$

S

I

$

S

I

(standard)

140

160

180

200

220

240

260

280

300

320

340

360

380

*0 0

420

440

460

500

54o

140

Occupation and in du stry d iv is io n

160

180

200

220

240

260

280

300

320

340

360

380

400

420

440

460

500

540

580

15

24

50

56

90

71

59

37

31

32

-

-

-

-

«

5

6

17

40

41

73

46

42

19

16

17

14

8

-

-

A

18

15

15

21

4

2

12

3

2

6

3

8

1
9

17
-

17

-

10
“

25

-

9
-

15

-

2
-

7

-

•
-

120
M ean2

M iddle range 2

M edian 2

U nder
S
120

and
u n d er

ALL WORKERS

COMPUTER SYSTEMS ANALYSTS
(BUSINESS) -----------------------m a n u f a c t u r in g -------NONMANUFACTURING —
PUBLIC U T IL IT IE S --------------FINANCE ------------------------------COMPUTER SYSTEMS ANALYSTS
(B U S IN E S S ). CLASS A — ---------MANUFACTURING
NONMANUFACTURING -------- ----COMPUTER SYSTEMS ANALYSTS
(B U S IN E S S ). CLASS 8 ---------MANUFACTURING
NONMANUFACTURING —
COMPUTER SYSTEMS ANALYSTS
(B U S IN E S S ). CLASS C -------------COMPUTER PROGRAMMERS (BUSINESS)
NONMANUFACTURING — — ------------FINANCE -------------------------------COMPUTER PROGRAMMERS (BU SINE SS),
CLASS A ---------------------------------------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------NONMANUFACTURING -----------------------

$
585

4 0 .0

345

4 0 .0
3 9 .5

2 *0
114
76

288

4 0 .0
3 9 .5

$

3 3 2 .5 0

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

3 8 5 .0 0

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

4 5 4 .5 0

4 8 1 .0 3

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

4

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

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

3 2 4 .5 0

3 0 4 .5 0

3 0 7 .0 0

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

4 0 .0

3 9 2 .0 0

3 7 4 .5 0

157

4 0 .0

3 5 4 .0 0

3 4 5 .5 0

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

131

3 9 .5

4 3 8 .0 0

4 3 3 .5 0

4 0 .0

3 1 7 .5 0

3 0 9 .5 0

2 8 7 .0 C -3 4 5 .n o

164

3 0 6 .5 0

3 0 5 .0 0

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

80

4 0 .0
3 9 .5

3 3 9 .5 0

3 3 6 .0 0

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

53

3 9 .5

2 6 5 .0 0

2 6 7 .0 0

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

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

COMPUTER PROGRAMMERS (B U S IN E S S ).
CLASS C ----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ---COMPUTER OPERATORS
MANUFACTURING --------NONMANUFACTURING —
PUBLIC U T IL IT IE S ---FINANCE ---------COMPUTER OPERATORS. CLASS A
MANUFACTURING -------- ------------NONMANUFACTURING ------------- -PUBLIC U T IL IT IE S ------------

*

-

-

-

-

_

-

*

“

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

A
4

5
5
4

4 0 .0
3 9 .5

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

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

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

-

142

3 9 .5

2 5 1 .5 0

2 5 8 .0 0

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

“

263

4 0 .0

3 0 5 .0 0

2 9 6 .0 0

4 0 .0
3 9 .5

3 0 2 .0 0

2 9 3 .5 0

3 1 0 .0 0

3 0 2 .0 0

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

3 9 .5

2 8 4 .0 0

2 8 0 .0 0

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

-

36

33

35

22

24

18

26

10

28

23

28

14

13

12

*

3

2

8

10

7

8

11

6

13
13

37

52

34

22

13

7

14

9

29

43

22

14

5

3

5

1

2
-

-

-

.

2

8

9

12

8

8

4

9

8

2

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

5

4

11

12

7

2

4

2

2

10
9

45

122
36

139
42

108
36

65
25

48

27

10
8

1
•

1

1

14

7

29

21

15

35

16

12

20
3

31
25

3

33

113
25

1

*

-

-

-

-

-

13

3
3

1

1

1

1

69

45

31

19

16

8

29

56

10

6

1

13

30
15

20

23

*

*

1

20

11

11

3

1
-

2
-

26

46

83

85

16

17

8

8

31

75

67

16

6

8

1
-

2
-

18

17

6

18

23

10

18

7

9
9

3
5
5

5

-

-

-

-

-

-

*

*

4

4

-

4

4

^0

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

*

2 2 8 .5 0

2 3 1 .0 0

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

2 1 9 .0 0

2 1 8 .5 0

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

1

1

2

2

13

14

6

15

8

19

2

15

60
7

26

7

21

39

3 9 .5

2 1 9 .0 0

2 1 8 .0 0

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

37

64

92

102

144

68

25

31

4 0 .0

2 2 7 .0 0

2 2 0 .0 0

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

-

5

16

35

68

75

79

55

21

15

6

282

3 9 .5

2 0 7 .5 0

2 1 0 .0 0

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

15

35

21

29

24

27

65

13

4

16

28

101

4 0 .0

2 5 7 .5 0

2 2 8 .0 0

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

-

-

2

-

2

5

51

3

-

8

26

1 7 9 .0 0

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

*

9

14

_

•

1

7

16

-

9
3

13

-

1

11

-

-

1

7

6

12

3 9 .5

2 6 7 .0 0

2 6 2 .5 0

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

65

4 0 .0

2 8 2 .5 0

2 6 9 .0 0

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

70
28

3 9 .5

2 5 2 .5 0

2 5 5 .0 0

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

4 0 .0

2 9 1 .5 0

3 0 4 .5 0

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

'

_
-

_

10

1

22

11

9

10

7

1

*

-

15
-

2

15

1

-

-

-

•

•
.

•

-

-

-

-

1

-

1

-

1
-

•

.

-

-

•

-

•

•

-

.

-

1
•

-

-

-

11

2

3

5
1

15

4

682

4

•
-

1

400

15

- -

1

-

2 4 0 .5 0

5

.

4

52

-

135

10

28

6

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

1 8 2 .5 0

2

1
46

26

7
7

2 4 3 .0 0 -2 7 0 .0 0
2 3 0 .5 C -3 1 4 .n o

3 9 .0

47

2

1

2 6 4 .0 0

53

10

13

4

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

5
-

10
8

11

-

2 6 8 .5 0

2 4 7 .0 0

*

5

-

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

5

*

6

-

2 8 1 .0 0

-

46

11

-

See footnotes at end of tables.




12

7

-

4 0 .0

3 9 .5

5

-

10

-

4 0 .0
3 9 .5

4 0 .0

1

-

343

59

5

*

-

216

127

10

-

*

4 0 .0
3 9 .5

12

5
-

2

“

”

-

54

5

1
46

“

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

167
96

61

8
6

47

10
9

5

_

733
282

127

6
9

10
-

2
-

.

*

5

12

*

-

*

13

35

-

-

*

-

54

COMPUTER PROGRAMMERS (BU SINE SS),
CLASS B --------------------------------------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ----------------------PUBLIC U T IL IT IE S
FINANCE ----------

*

_

3 7 0 .0 0 -5 lA .n o

244

*

*

4

7

34

5
4

4
4

1
•

•
-

12

8

8

8
-

•

-

•

•

1
•

.

4

-

•

-

-

4

.

•

-

-

-

•

•

•

1

-

•

-

•

-

•

•

.

1

2
20
15

5
3

9

15

26

5

6

8

5

4

2
2

3

7

21

1

-

19

6

5

4
2

5
-

2

1

Table A-9. Weekly earnings of professional and technical workers—large establishments
in St. Louis, Mo.—III., March 1977— Continued
W eek ly earnings1
(standard)

Num ber o f w o rk e rs re c e iv in g stra ig h t-tim e w eek ly earnings of—
1

Average
w eekly
hours1
(standard)

$

120

I

1

$

I

$

s

$

i

S

$

I

$

S

$

Under

S

$

$

$

1 20

1*0

160

180

200

220

240

260

280

300

320

340

360

380

400

420

440

460

500

540

14Q

Occupation and in du stry d iv is io n

16Q

180

2QQ

220

240

2bp

280

3QQ

32 q

34Q

36Q

38Q

4QQ

42Q

440

460

500

54Q

580

33
13

39

2

21

20

18
7

82
28
54

39
31

18

53
38
15
6

8

16
15
1

16
7
9

64
40
24

79
50
29

72
48
24

72
44
28

80
49
31

70
47
23

79
59
20

and
under

ALL WORKERS—
CONTINUED
COMPUTER OPERATORS -

CONTINUED
344
169
175
52

3 9 .5 2 16 .50 2 19 .50 1 8 2 .0 0 *2 4 3 .0 0
4 0 .0 2 30 .50 225 .00 2 0 0 .0 0 2 53 .50
3 9 .5 2 03 .50 2 05 .00 1 6 0 .5 0 2 28 .00
3 9 .5 155.00 143.00 1 2 9 .0 0 181.00

24
4
20
19

20

DRAFTERS -----------------------MANUFACTURING
NONMANUFACTURING ---------------

774
518
256

3 9 .5 269 .00 265 .00 2 1 3 .5 0 4 0 .0 2 70 .00 265.00 2 1 5 .0 0 3 9 .5 2 67 .00 264 .0 0 2 1 3 .0 0 -

319 .00
3 23 .00
311 .00

16
10
6

33
22

42
31

11

11

57
39
18

DRAFTERS. CLASS A —
MANUFACTURING --------------------

313
203

4 0 .0
4 0 .0

311 .50 2 7 7 .5 0 330 .0 0 2 8 9 .0 0 -

3 58 .00
355 .50

1
1

3
3

10
5

14

6

24
13

31
14

44
21

40
28

49
46

DRAFTERS. CLASS 8 —
MANUFACTURING -------- -----------NONMANUFACTURING ----

239
162
77

4 0 .0 259 .5 0 2 6 3 .0 0 2 0 3 .0 0 4 0 .0 261 .0 0 2 6 2 .5 0 2 1 5 .0 0 4 0 .0 2 55 .00 2 7 0 .0 0 1 9 3 .5 0 -

3 16 .50
301 .50
318 .00

10

19
9
10

22
13
9

21

13
12
1

21
14
7

31
34
7

30
24

30
19

27

2

18
3

10

2

6

11

17

DRAFTERS. CLASS C ---m a n u f a c t u r in g ----------

185
142

3 9 .5 2 1 1 . 0 0
3 9 .5 210 .50

2 2 0 .0 0

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

2 39 .00
239 .00

21

22
21

19
19

19
16

51
32

ELECTRONICS TECHNICIANS
MANUFACTURING —
NONMANUFACTURING — PUBLIC U T IL IT IE S ----

237
150
87
72

4 0 .0 315 .5 0
4 0 .0 300 .50
3 9 .5 3 41 .50
4 0 .0 3 48 .50

2 9 7 .0 0 2 9 1 .0 0 2 95 .00 2 8 2 .5 0 334 .0 0 3 0 7 .5 0 347 .5 0 3 3 4 .0 0 -

355.00
306 .50
358 .50
383 .50

1
1

2

12
12

ELECTRONICS TECHNICIANS. CLASS A NONMANUFACTURING S
PUBLIC U T IL IT IE S ----------------------

115

4 0 .0

3 40 .50 355 .0 0

2 9 7 .0 0 -

3 8 6 .Op

63

4 0 .0

3 49 .00

355 .00

334.00-

389.50

ELECTRONICS TECHNICIANS. CLASS B -

95

3 9 .5 2 98 .00 295 .0 0

2 9 5 .0 0 -

307.50

51

9

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

139
127

3 9 .5 2 61 .00 2 6 1 .0 0 2 3 3 .5 0 4 0 .0 2 63 .00 2 6 2 .5 0 2 3 5 .0 0 -

284 .00
285.00

22

4
4

COMPUTER OPERATORS. CLASS B MANUFACTURING-------- NONMANUFACTURING-------- ---RETAIL TRADE

319 .00
324 .00

2 15 .00

8

6

4

14

2

25

6
4

21

23
22
1
21

20

19
16
3

18
17
1

15
12

20

24
3

11

20
20

21
21

47
28
19
19

18

20

15

47

11

2

20

12

19

25
23

23

87
76

26
24

31
29

23
15

20

8

41

15
26
39
13

3
3

11

See footn otes at end o f tables.




7

Table A-10. Average weekly earnings of office, professional, and technical workers, by sexlarge establishments in St. Louis, M o.—III., March 1977
Sex, 3 occupation, and in du stry d ivision

workers

OFFICE

OCCUPATIONS

-

CLERKS,

CLASS

Sex, 3 occupation, and industry d ivis ion

W eekly
earnings 1
(standard)

3 9 .5

Number
of
w oik en

$
150.00

________

_________

W eekly
hours 1
standard)

W eek ly
earnings1
(standard)

Sex, 3 occupation, and in du stry d ivis ion

W eekly
hours 1
standard)

W eek ly
earnings1
standard)

1 ,1 55

3 9 .5

150.50

570

39 .0

132.50

OFFICE OCCUPATIONS WOMEN— CONTINUED

4 0 .0

153.00

AA

0 .0
''

of
worken

$

___
76

A!

Num
ber

OFFICE OCCUPATIONS WOMEN— CONTINUED

MEN

150

ACCOUNTING

W eek lv
hours ‘
standard)

Average
(m ean 2 )

Average
(m ean 2 )

A v e rage
(m ean 2 )
Number
'of

..f. r!... ..r .

522
111

N O N M A N U F A C T U R IN O

3 8 .5
3 9 .0

140.00
138.50

ACCOUNTING CLERKS,
M A N U r AvIUnilNU

Kwi A 11 1
.
r ATKULL CLuKf\ j

CLASS

B —

—
m mm

*1
" " ■■j ■ ■

112
*

mj . m
.

•

3*242

3 9 .5 2 04 .50

303

4 0 .0
nCT« A

PC. 1A IL

j tt'HL

1AM

1KAUC

m

"

* class b
NONMANUFACTURING

198 .50

42

4 0 .0 2 4 3 .0 0

115

JUvKt I A n i t J

40 a0 2 2 6 .5 0

lit AUC
—

t y p i s t s

? vL.

"

F INANCE

105
52

70 0
3 9 .5 256 .0 0

FINANCC

515

3 9 .0

136.00
WANUr Av 1U“ Ihu

jw ■■
ui

"

FINANCE

326
106

TINANCC

J u L 1AW1

39 .0
3 8 .5

1,2 76

v vL

207 .50
187.00

1

FILE CLERKS* CLASS B
MANUFACTURING
— 1

/A

~1

Ai

A

••

199.50

11 W W
, w
66

443
h L 1A1L

1KAUL

3 9 .0

194.00

file

c l e r k s

* CLASS

C

J■ ■ ""’ ^

PROFESSIONAL AND
OCCUPATIONS

l

122

3 8 .0

174.00

274

38*5

162.00

1 ,2 25

4 0 .0

126.00

181.00

TECHNICAL
- MEN

157.00

3 9 .5

39 .5

T_"

504
303

4 0 .0 353 .00
4 0 .0 329 .00

34(

40 .0

FINANCC
J 1LN(j v ”

Ar IILiw ™
*

SWITCHBOARD

■
X

OPERATOR-RECEPTIONISTS-

..... ,„ . Tr

// o
.V
64

138.00
4 0 .0

353
286
142
586
346

167.00
198.00

4 0 .0

1,141
676

192.50
193.00
ACCOUNTING

CLERKS*

CLASS

A*

See footnotes at end o f tables.




24

3 9 .0
39 .0

155.00
137.00

L U M rU

TtK rKUuKAnnLKb

NONMANUFACTURING

(

uUo lIN tj

" " "

2 79 .50
276 .00

Table A -10. A verage w e e k ly earnings of o ffic e , professional, and technical w o rkers, by s e x -

large establishments in St. Louis, M o.—III., March 1977—Continued
Average
(m ean 2 )

A v e rage
(m e a n 2 )

Sex, 3 occupation, and in du stry d ivision

PROFESSIONAL
OCCUPATIONS -

Number
of
workers

W eek ly
hours 1
(standard]

W eekly
earnings 1
(standard)

AND TECHNICAL
MEN— CONTINUED

COMPUTER PROGRAMMERS
CONTINUED

(BUSINESS)

Sex, 3 occupation, and industry d ivision

of
workers

W eekly
hours 1
(standard)

W eekly
earnings *
(standard)

P R O F E S S I O N A L AND T E C HNICAL
OCCUPATIONS - MEN— CONTINUED
-

COMPUTER

OPERATORS

-

Sex, 3 occupation, and industry d ivis ion

W eekly
(standard)

p r o f e s s io n a l

and

t e c h n ic a l

ELECTRONICS

TECHNICIANS

-

CONTINUED

$
D

$
L L t v 1HulilLo

1

1v 1 A N j

t

v

L

mwj

D"

307*50
304#50
312#00

A JJ

U H A i 1c h u

163
89

W eekly
earnings 1
(standard)

OCCUPATIONS - MEN— CONTINUED

CONTINUED

L U H r U 1L.K U' t h A 1U H p >

40.0

CLA->-> C

2 62 .50
288 .50
330 .50

734

UKAi I L n u v

LLAjj

A

2 72 .00

310

—1

3 20 .00

233# 50

PROGRAMMERS

(BUSINESS)

----

CLA'*"' *

J iiU

4 0 .0

COMPUTER

COMPUTER PROGRAMMERS
CLA—
D

39 5

283 .00
271 .0 0

258.50
4 0 .0 291 .00
ELECTRONICS

TECHNICIANS.

CLASS

A-

115

4 0 .0

3 40 .50
349 00

See footn otes at end o f tables.




A verage
(m e an 2 )
Number
of

25

(BUSINESS).

191

4 0 .0

260.50

Table A-11. Hourly earnings of maintenance, toolroom, and powerplant workers—large establishments
in St. Louis, Mo. —III., March 1977
Hourly earnings

4

M ea n 2

M ed ian 2

M iddle range 2

S
7.8 0

S
8 .0 0

S
$
8 .2 0 8 .4 0

S
S
8*60 8 .8 0

8.0 0

a .2Q

8 .4 0

8 .0 0

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

-

46
-

28
28

11
11

3
3

25
22

201
38

108
37

129
117

97
96

-

4
4

$
S
9.0 0 9 .2 0

S
9

$
o
o

vorkers

>c

Occupation and industry d ivis ion

N u m ber o f w o rk ers re c e iv in g s tra ig h t-tim e h ou rly earn in gs o f---$
T
S
$
3
s
$
^
$
J
i
S
.0 0 7.2 0 7 .4 0 7 .60
5 .4 0 5 .6 0 5 .80 6 .0 0 6 .2 0 6 .4 0 6 .6 0 6 .8 0
Under
and
unde r
5 .4 0
.2 0 7.4 0 7.6 0 7 .8 0
5 .6 0 5 .8 0 6 .00 6.2 0 6 .4 0 6.6 0 6 .8 0 7.0 0

00

ALL WORKERS
335
286

$
7.3 1
7 .1 4

$
7 .1 7
7 .0 5

$
$
6 .8 7 - 8 .3 9
7 .2 9
6 .7 1 -

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

1,6 19
1,3 58

7 .8 6
7 .7 8

7 .9 3
7 .9 3

7 .0 5 6 .0 7 -

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

246
215

7 .3 4
7.4 0

1 .3 14
1,1 67

MAINTENANCE MECHANICS (MACHINERY)
MANUFACTURING ------------NONMANUFACTURING —
PUBLIC U T IL IT IE S —
MAINTENANCE MECHANICS
(MOTOR VEHICLES) ---------MANUFACTURING
NONMANUFACTURING — ■
PUBLIC U T IL IT IE S -

MAINTENANCE CARPENTERS MANUFACTURING

MAINTENANCE MACHINISTS -------MANUFACTURING

26
24

14
14

58
58

32
32

53
53

10
10

*

1
-

5
4

26
26

178
178

52
52

50
43

62
62

72
69

68
68

272
272

-

10
10

4
4

7
7

60
60

17
17

5
5

10
10

.
*

6
-

-

-

58
46

127
127

4
4

63
63

23
23

26
26

129
128

26
26

53
46

68
68

34
34

320
320

11
11

149
13

54
54

3

143
143
*

22
22
-

.
-

12
12
-

_

55
55
-

60
60
-

22
18
4
4

145
142
3
3

156
156
*

18
18
**

-

83
72
11
11

59
59
59

19
19
*

8
8
-

2
2

6
6

6
6

-

-

13
13

-

-

-

-

-

*

~

"

*

241
14
227
227

16
6
10
10

•
*

45
27
18
14

41
1
40
27

57
5
52
51

23
23

-

•
*

-

47
45
2
2

13
13
13

2
2
1

1
1
1

-

1
•
1
-

•

73
73

.

89
89

.

*

5
5

12
12

114
9

189
189

153
153

11
11

-

3
3

87
87

-

.

-

•

-

-

18
18

_

-

7
7

-

-

5
5

26
26

-

-

43
43

160
160

35
35

5
5

8
8

-

-

48
48

-

177
177

-

-

-

-

1
-

43
41

12
12

-

12
12

6
6

-

-

-

34
24

4
4

*

-

12
12

29
29

2
2

8 .4 5
8 .7 6

-

-

-

91
91

32
32

6 .9 9
6 .9 9

6 .7 5 - 8*45
6 .8 7 - 8 .5 2

8
*

11
8

24
23

1
-

7.8 0
7.7 5

7 .8 3
7 .8 2

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

.

.

*

-

_
“

302
725
77
77

7.1 5
7 .0 4
8 .1 4
8 .1 4

7 .3 9
7 .3 9
8 .2 4
8 .2 4

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

*

.
*

524
158
366
346

7 .6 9
7 .7 9
7.6 5
7 .6 2

7 .3 3
7 .9 2
7 .3 3
7 .3 3

7 .2 5 7 .2 8 7 .2 5 7 .2 5 -

-

8 .3 5
8.6 0
8.1 2
8 .1 2

“

-

1,1 79
1,071

7 .7 6
7 .7 2

7 .4 7
7 .4 2

6 .8 7 6 .8 7 -

8.4 0
8.5 0

1
1

-

-

*

m a in t e n a n c e s h e e t - m e t a l workers
m a n u f a c t u r in g -------------------------

193
189

7.4 7
7.4 8

7 .2 6
7 .2 6

6 .5 9 6 .5 9 -

8.6 0
8.6 0

_

-

-

*

-

30
30

MILLWRIGHTS ---------------------------------MANUFACTURING ---------

694
694

7 .6 5
7 .6 5

7.3 1
7.3 1

6 .8 7 6 .8 7 -

8.6 0
8.6 0

.

*

*

*

4
4

MAINTENANCE TRADES HELPERS
MANUFACTURING ----------------

287
269

6 .4 3
6 .4 2

5 .9 9
5 .9 9

5 .9 4 - 7.3 0
5 .9 4 - 7 .3 7

15
15

25
25

-

TOOL AND DIE MAKERS MANUFACTURING ------

596
596

8.1 1
8.1 1

8.1 0
8 .1 0

7 .9 6 - 8.8 0
7 .9 6 - 8.8 0

•

_

.

*

*

*

STATIONARY ENGINEERS
MANUFACTURING

159

7 .8 7
8 .0 9

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

1
-

•

-

145

7 .8 2
7.8 7

109
77

7 .4 9
7.2 2

6 .3 9 - 8 .4 6
6 .0 8 - 8 .5 6

-

MAINTENANCE PIPEFITTER S
MANUFACTURING ---------

BOILER TENDERS -----MANUFACTURING —

8 .0 6
7.11

.

*

-

*

3
3

12
12

*"

8
8
-

*

2
2
”

-

4
4

24
24

136
136

86
86

15
12

177
177

2
2

7
7

12
12

10
10

11
11

5
2

60
59

*

*

-

-

-

-

77
77

43
43

37
37

134
134

25
25

51
51

1
1

6
6

1
1

*

48
48

11
11

26
25

•

50
50

18
18

219
219

12
12

13
13

5
2

-

-

10
10

9
9

18
18

124
124

-

21
21

-

-

-

-

224
224

-

_

-

•

*

-

-

_
-

•

*

9
8

*

65
65

105
102

3
3

33
28

11
3

-

10
10

10
10

.

-

*

*

22
22

13
13

14
14

15
15

9
8

1
1

-

10
9

7
4

5
5

7
5

5

*

10
10

3
3

5
5

5
5

-

-

9
9

4
4

5
4

_

*

See footn otes at end o f ta b les.




-

26

*
5

4
4

-

21

-

-

-

*

Table A-12. Hourly earnings of material movement and custodial workers—large establishments
in St. Louis, Mo. —III., March 1977
Hourly earnings 4

M ean 2

M e d ia n 2

M id d le ra n g e

2

I

3.2 0

3 .4 0 3 .6 0

2.6 0 2.6 0

3.2 0

3.4 0

3.6 0

$

T

S

3.8 0

and

4 .2 0

•

$

3.0 0

o

S

V

S
1------- S
2.4 0 2 .6 0 2 .8 0

i —
i —
S
1 ------- S
$
1 ------- 1 -------1 ----5 .2 0 5 .6 0 6 .0 0 6 .4 0 6* 80 7.2 0 7.6 0 8.0 0 8 .4 0 8.8 0

1

w orkers

o

2.3 0

of

d iv is io n

i

in d u s t r y

©
o

and

1

O c c u p a tio n

^ *
C
D

Num ber of w o rk ers r e c e iv in g stra ig h t-tim e hou rly earnings of—
r*—

N um ber

and

u n d er

2.4 0

3.0 0

3.8 0 4 .0 0 4 .2 0 4 .4 0 4 .8 0

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

6.4 0

34

15

6.8 0

7.2 0

7 .6 0 8.0 0 8 .4 0 , 8.8 0

over

ALL WORKERS
$

$

$

$

15

6 .6 6 -

it J
1 JU

1
K—i R IL

1rtUCKUW X *

1KPUC

J V MLIJlUn

|KUL m

_■■
i
«

11

7 .2 1 -

34

290

21
15

33
33

336
18
318

TRUCKDRIVERS, HEAVY TRUCK
l T HA 1LLK )

6 . 85—

m

72
*

1
1

n A W U r A L 1 UK iN O

■ !• •• •

■

■

289

19

1

1

13

2

CJ

6

i
i

1 ifP U * .

5*0 1'*’

16

•

8^

7 . 3j

1

1

34

161

212
212
212

24
24

66

62

1
H L 1A I L

1K P U t

H t 1A I L

* —

1

1K A U L

' • Jj

13
13

3

2

3

32

68
16

1
j

1
1

”

8
8

2*132
1*575

5 .6 7
5 .2 9

1

*

4 .9 0 5 .0 4 - 6 .8 4
5 .0 6 —

16

56

22

26

1
19

16

13

11

13

12

216

422
260

193
178

164

52
35

289
276

48
16

8

13

1,9 57

6^52

6 .4 2

5 .5 3 5 .5 3 -

7.0 7

67

POWER-TRUCK OPERATORS

*

6^29

6.1 1

5 .7 4 -

7.0 0

11

13

1

317

123
123

13

45

18

101
101

502
502

271
271

72

15

26

1

(OTHER
16

See footnotes at end of tables.




27

16
16

260

3

8

260

43
18

350
350

i
i

Table A-12. Hourly earnings of material movement and custodial workers—large establishments
in St. Louis, Mo.—III., March 1977—Continued
s
2.3 0
M ea n 2

M edian 2

M iddle range 2

2.4 0

$
3
2.6 0 2 .8 0

$
3.0 0

s
3
3.20 3.4 0 3.6 0

$
5
3.8 0 4 .0 0

s

s
$
s
S
4 .2 0 4 .4 0 4 .8 0 5 .2 0 5 .6 0

S

$
6.8 0

S

7.2 0

$
i
7.6 0 8 .0 0

6 .8 0

7.2 0

7.6 0

0
5

of
workers

S

6 .0 0 6 .4 0

S

O
•
00

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

N u m b e r o f w o r k e r s re 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—
5----8.8 0

and
u nd er
2.8 0

3.0 0

3.2 0 3.4 0

3.6 0 3 « 8Q

o
o

2.40 2.6 0

4 .2 0 4 .4 0 4 .8 0 5 .2 0 5.6 0

6 .0 0 6 .4 0

o
o

Hourly earnings 4

8 .4 0 8 .8 0

over

ALL WORKERS—
CONTINUED
GUARDS AND WATCHMEN -------------------------MANUFACTURING ------------------------------n o n m a n u f a c t u r in g -------------------------------

1.968
698
1.270

$
4.0 1
6 .3 2
2 .7 3

$
2 .7 5
6 .5 2
2 .4 5

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

482
482

423
423

108
108

50
50

55
-

16
16

15

55

JANITORS. PORTERS. AND CLEANERS ----MANUFACTURING ------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING:
PUBLIC U T IL IT IE S --------------------------RETAIL TRADE -----------------------------------

3 ,5 5 3
1« 474

4 .1 3
5 .7 9

3 .9 0
5 .8 8

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

772
-

203
-

523
-

148
-

62
-

33
-

12
2

202
232

5 .5 2
3 .7 3

5 .7 2
3.5 0

5 .3 6 - 5 .8 0
2 .8 6 - 4 .0 5
3 * 1 1 * J • J3

3
10

20

19

34

22

8

2
7

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




28

15

21
3
18

4

22
17

5

16
3
13

34
20
14

70
53
17

57
48
9

67
57
10

66
44
22

219
211
8

118
118
*

125
124
1

•

-

4

16

19
8

94
36

27
18

255
226

144
124

236
213

271
139

336
332

243
228

146
146

13
2

-

-

1

54

8

20
9

13
7

21
2

4
*

7
8

*

-

4

131

8

11

•

“
*

*

1

•
-

•

-

-

“

~

■

Table A-13. Average hourly earnings of m aintenance, toolroom , p ow erplant, m aterial m ovem ent,
and custodial w orkers, by sex—large establishm ents in St. Louis, M o. —III., M arch 1977
Se x,

3

o c cu pa t io n , and i n d u s t r y d i v i s i o n

N um ber
of
w orkers

A verage
(m e an 2 )
h ou rly
e arn in g s 4

M A I N T E N A N C E . T O O L R O O M , AN D
P O W E R P L A N T O C C U P A T I O N S - ME N
$

N um ber

Sex , 3 oc c u p a ti o n , and i n d u s t ry d i v i s i o n

of

A verage
(m e a n 2 )
h ou rly
e a r n in g s 4

MA lNTE wA NCt , T O J L k O O- 1 , a , O
n
POWERPLANT OCCUPATIONS MEN— CONTINUED

A verage
( m ean2 )
hourly
e a r n in g s 4

N um ber

Sex , 3 o cc u p at io n,

and in d u s t r y d i v i s i o n

of
w orkers

M A T E R I A L M O V E M E N T AN D C U S T O D I A L
OCCUPATIONS - MEN— CONTINUED
1
I'L l A IL

Mm I N i L l , A N t C .

C.LC.L 1

1H A U L

99

j

$

# b3

m

AN 3"^*^

1 .3 5 6

7 .7 8

j n X■ r 1 n U

MATERIAL MOVEMENT

1 31'
1 ,1 6 7
MAINTENANCE MECHANICS

( M AC HI NE RY )

-

7 80
7 .7 5

691

I n L ^ L 1, J

!■ ■ ■ ■

AN D C U S T O D I A L

7 .1 1

-r , i m A

1 ,9 4 4
1 KU v^U Kl V t i ' j i

L I bn 1

1K U L "

162

MAINTENANCE MECHANICS
(T RA IL ER )S

696

j Jc

1 ,0 7 1
_ _

_____ _

NONMANUFACTURING:

________

mu

*

—- » » —— ~

TO O L AN D DIE M A K E R S
MANUFACTURING
STATIONARY ENGINEERS

~

6 .4 3
6 .4 2

1K A U L

3 .8 3

""

596
596
159
145

MA TE RI AL MOVE ME NT AND CUSTODIAL
OCCUPATIONS - WOMEN
85

_

6. 00

100

8. 11 WARCIIQUSCMEN
8.11
244

7 .8 2

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




1 AI L

7 .6 5

286
269

MANUFACTURING

694
694

29

J A N I T O R S , P O R T E R S , AND C L E A N E R S :
NONMANUFACTURING:
7 .1 2

4 .8 8
3 .2 7

Footnotes

3
E a r n i n g s data r e l a t e o n ly to w o r k e r s w h o s e s e x i d e n t i f i c a t i o n was
p r o v i d e d b y the e s t a b l i s h m e n t .
4
E x c l u d e s p r e m i u m p ay f o r o v e r t i m e and f o r w o r k on w e e k e n d s ,
h o l i d a y s , and la te s h if ts .
5
E s t i m a t e s f o r p e r i o d s ending p r i o r to 1976 r e l a t e to m e n on ly f o r
s k i l l e d m a i n te n a n c e and u n s k ille d plant w o r k e r s . A l l o t h e r e s t i m a t e s r e l a t e
to m e n and w o m e n .
6
Data do not m e e t p u b lic a tio n c r i t e r i a o r data not a v a i l a b l e .

1 S tan d ard hours r e f l e c t the w o r k w e e k f o r w h i c h e m p l o y e e s r e c e i v e
th eir reg u lar stra igh t-tim e salaries
( e x c l u s i v e o f pay f o r o v e r t i m e at
r e g u l a r an d/ o r p r e m i u m r a t e s ) , and the e a r n i n g s c o r r e s p o n d to t h e s e
w e e k l y h o urs.
2
T h e m e a n is c o m p u te d f o r e a c h jo b b y t o t a l i n g the e a r n i n g s o f a l l
w o r k e r s and d i v i d i n g by the n u m b e r o f w o r k e r s .
T h e m e d i a n d e s ig n a te s
p o s i t i o n — h a l f o f the w o r k e r s r e c e i v e th e s a m e o r m o r e and h a l f r e c e i v e
the s a m e o r l e s s than the r a te shown. T h e m i d d l e range is d e fi n e d by tw o
r a t e s o f pay: a f o u r th o f the w o r k e r s e a r n the s a m e o r l e s s than the l o w e r
o f t h e s e r a t e s and a f o u r th e a r n the s a m e o r m o r e than the h i g h e r r a te .




30

Appendix A.
Scope and Method
of Survey
Data on a r e a w a g e s and r e l a t e d b e n e f its a r e ob ta ined b y p e r s o n a l
v i s i t s o f B u re au f i e l d r e p r e s e n t a t i v e s at 3 - y e a r i n t e r v a l s .
In e a c h o f the
i n t e r v e n i n g y e a r s , i n f o r m a t i o n on e m p l o y m e n t and o c c u p a tio n a l e a r n i n g s is
c o l l e c t e d b y a c o m b in a tio n o f p e r s o n a l v i s i t , m a i l q u e s t i o n n a i r e , and t e l e ­
phone i n t e r v i e w f r o m e s t a b l i s h m e n t s p a r t i c i p a t i n g in the p r e v i o u s s u r v e y .
In e a c h o f the 74 * a r e a s c u r r e n t l y s u r v e y e d , data a r e ob ta ined f r o m
1
r e p r e s e n t a t i v e e s t a b l i s h m e n t s w ith in s i x b r o a d i n d u s t r y d i v i s i o n s : M a n u f a c ­
tu r in g ; tr a n s p o r ta t i o n , c o m m u n ic a tio n , and o t h e r p u b lic u t i l i t i e s ; w h o l e s a l e
t r a d e ; r e t a i l tr 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 j o r
in d u s tr y gro u p s e x c lu d e d f r o m th es e stu die s a r e g o v e r n m e n t o p e r a t i o n s and
the c o n s t r u c tio n and e x t r a c t i v e in d u s t r i e s . E s t a b l i s h m e n t s h a vin g f e w e r than
a p r e s c r ib e d num ber o f w o r k e r s a r e om itted because o f insufficient e m p lo y ­
m e n t in the occup ations studied. S e p a r a t e ta b ula tio n s a r e p r o v i d e d f o r e ach
o f the b r o a d i n d u s tr y d i v i s i o 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 conduct ed on a s a m p l e b a s i s .
T h e s a m p lin g
p r o c e d u r e s i n v o l v e d e ta i l e d s t r a t i f i c a t i o n o f a l l e s t a b l i s h m e n t s w it h in the
s c o p e 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 tr y and n u m b e r o f e m p l o y e e s .
F r o m this s t r a t i f i e d u n i v e r s e a p r o b a b i l i t y s a m p l e is s e l e c t e d , w ith e ach
e s t a b l i s h m e n t h a vin g a p r e d e t e r m i n e d chan ce o f s e l e c t i o n . T o ob ta in o p tim u m
a c c u r a c y at m i n i m u m cos t, a g r e a t e r p r o p o r t i o n o f l a r g e than s m a l l e s t a b ­
l i s h m e n t s is s e l e c t e d .
When data a r e c o m b in e d , eac h e s t a b l i s h m e n t is
w e i g h t e d a c c o r d i n g to its p r o b a b i l i t y o f s e l e c t i o n , so that un biased e s t i m a t e s
a r e g e n e r a t e d . F o r e x a m p l e , i f one out o f f o u r e s t a b l i s h m e n t s is s e l e c t e d ,
i t is g i v e n a w e i g h t o f 4 to r e p r e s e n t i t s e l f plus t h r e e o t h e r s . A n a l t e r n a t e
o f the s a m e o r i g i n a l p r o b a b i l i t y is c hosen in the s a m e i n d u s t r y - s i z e c l a s s i ­
f i c a t i o n i f data a r e not a v a i l a b l e f r o m the o r i g i n a l s a m p le m e m b e r .
I f no
suitable sub stitute is a v a i l a b l e , a d d itio n a l w e i g h t is a s s i g n e d to a s a m p l e
m e m b e r that is s i m i l a r to the m i s s i n g unit.
O c c u p a tion s and e a r n i n g s
O c c u p a tio n s s e l e c t e d f o r study a r e c o m m o n to a v a r i e t y o f m a n u f a c ­
tu r in g and n o n m an u fa ctu rin g i n d u s t r i e s , and a r e o f the f o l l o w i n g t y p e s : (1)
O f f i c e c l e r i c a l ; (2) p r o f e s s i o n a l and t e c h n i c a l ; (3) m ain te n a n c e , t o o l r o o m ,
and p o w e r p l a n t; and (4) m a t e r i a l m o v e m e n t and c u s to 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 i f o r m set o f j o b d e s c r i p t i o n s d e s i g n e d to take
a c c ount o f i n t e r e s t a b l i s h m e n t v a r i a t i o n in d uties w ith in the s a m e job .
Occupations s e l e c t e d f o r study a r e l i s t e d and d e s c r i b e d in a p p e n d ix B.

U n l e s s o t h e r w i s e i n d ic a te d , the e a r n i n g s data f o l l o w i n g the job
title s a r e f o r a ll industries com bined.
E a r n i n g s data f o r s o m e o f the
o c c u p a tio n s l i s t e d and d e s c r i b e d , o r f o r s o m e i n d u s t r y d i v i s i o n s w ith in the
s c o p e o f the s u r v e y , a r e not p r e s e n t e d in the A - s e r i e s tab le s b e ca u s e
e i t h e r (1) e m p l o y m e n t in the oc c u p atio n is too s m a l l to p r o v i d e enough data
to m e r i t p r e s e n t a t i o n , o r (2) t h e r e is 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 l i s h m e n t data.
S e p a r a t e m e n ' s and w o m e n ' s e a r n i n g s data a r e not
p r e s e n t e d when the n u m b e r o f w o r k e r s not i d e n t i f i e d b y s e x is 20 p e r c e n t
o r m o r e o f the m e n o r w o m e n i d e n t i f i e d in an oc c u p atio n .
E a r n i n g s data
not shown s e p a r a t e l y f o r i n d u s t r y d i v i s i o n s a r e in c lu d e d in data f o r a l l
industries com bined.
L i k e w i s e , f o r oc c u p atio n s w ith m o r e than one l e v e l ,
data a r e inclu d ed in the o v e r a l l c l a s s i f i c a t i o n wh en a s u b c l a s s i f i c a t i o n is
no t shown o r i n f o r m a t i o n to s u b c l a s s i f y is not a v a i l a b l e .

O c c u p a tio n a l e m p l o y m e n t and e a r n i n g s data a r e shown f o r f u l l - t i m e
w o r k e r s , i . e . , th ose h i r e d to w o r k a r e g u l a r w e e k l y sched ule .
E arnings
data e x c lu d e p r e m i u m p a y f o r o v e r t i m e and f o r w o r k on w e e k en d s, h o l i d a y s ,
and la te s h ifts .
N o n p r o d u c ti o n bon us es a r e e x c lu d e d , but c o s t - o f - l i v i n g
a l l o w a n c e s and i n c e n t i v e b on uses a r e included.
W e e k l y hours 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 i c a l oc c u p atio n s r e f e r to the standa rd
w o r k w e e k (r ou n d e d to the n e a r e s t h a l f h o u r ) f o r w h ich e m p l o y e e s r e c e i v e
r e g u l a r s t r a i g h t - t i m e s a l a r i e s ( e x c l u s i v e o f p a y f o r o v e r t i m e at r e g u l a r
an d/ o r p r e m i u m r a t e s ) . A v e r a g e w e e k l y e a r n in g s f o r t h e s e occupations a r e
rounded to the n e a r e s t h a l f d o l l a r . V e r t i c a l l i n e s w ith in the d is tr ib u t io n o f
w o r k e r s on s o m e A - t a b l e s in d ic a te a chan ge in the s i z e o f the c l a s s i n t e r v a l s .

T h e s e s u r v e y s m e a s u r e the l e v e l o f oc c u p a tio n a l e a r n in g s in an a r e a
at a p a r t i c u l a r t i m e . C o m p a r i s o n s o f in d iv id u a l o c c u p a tio n a l a v e r a g e s o v e r
t i m e m a y not r e f l e c t e x p e c t e d w a g e c h a n ge s . T h e a v e r a g e s f o r in d iv id u a l jobs
a r e a f f e c t e d b y c han ges in w a g e s and e m p l o y m e n t p a tte r n s .
F o r exam ple,
p r o p o r t i o n s o f w o r k e r s e m p l o y e d b y h i g h - o r l o w - w a g e f i r m s m a y change, o r
h i g h - w a g e w o r k e r s m a y a d v a n c e to b e t t e r job s and be r e p l a c e d b y new
w o r k e r s at l o w e r r a t e s . Such shifts in e m p l o y m e n t could d e c r e a s e an o c c u ­
p a ti o n a l a v e r a g e e v e n though m o s t e s t a b l i s h m e n t s in an a r e a i n c r e a s e w a g e s
d uring the y e a r . C h a n ge s in e a r n in g s o f o c c u p a tio n a l g ro u p s, shown in ta b le
A - 7 , a r e b e t t e r i n d i c a t o r s o f w a g e tr e n d s than a r e e a r n in g s changes f o r
i n d iv id u a l jo b s w ith in the g r o u p s .

A v e r a g e e a r n i n g s r e f l e c t c o m p o s i t e , a r e a w i d e e s t i m a t e s . I n d u s tr i e s
s ta ffin g , and thus c on trib u te
a v e r a g e s m a y f a i l to r e f l e c t
in in d iv id u a l e s t a b l i s h m e n t s .

1
Included in the 74 areas are 4 studies conducted by the Bureau under contract. These areas are Akron,
and e s t a b l i s h m e n t s d i f f e r in p a y l e v e l and job
Ohio; Birmingham, A l a . ; Norfolk—Virginia Beach—Portsmouth and Newport News—Hampton, Va. —N. C . ; and
d i f f e r e n t l y to the e s t i m a t e s f o r e a c h jo b . P a y
Syracuse, N .Y . In addition, the Bureau conducts more limited area studies in approximately 100 areas at the
request of the Employment Standards Administration of the U. S. Department of Labor.
a c c u r a t e l y the w a g e d i f f e r e n t i a l a m o n g jo b 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 l e c t e d o c c u p a tio n s should
not be 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 the s e x e s w ith in in d iv id u a l
establishm en ts.
F a c t o r s w h ich m a y c on trib u te to d i f f e r e n c e s in clude p r o ­
g r e s s i o n w ith in e s t a b l i s h e d r a te r a n g e s (o n l y the r a t e s paid in cum b ents 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 duties w ith in the g e n e r a l s u r v e y job
d e s c r i p t i o n s . Job 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 l o y e e s in th e s e s u r v e y s
u s u a l l y a r e m o r e g e n e r a l i z e d than th o s e u s e d in i n d iv id u a l e s t a b l i s h m e n t s
and a l l o w f o r m i n o r d i f f e r e n c e s am on g e s t a b l i s h m e n t s in s p e c i f i c duties
p e rfo rmed.

E l e c t r o n i c data p r o c e s s i n g

S k i l l e d m a i n te n a n c e

C om puter system s
a n a l y s ts , c l a s s e s
A , B, and C
C om puter p ro g r a m m e r s ,
c l a s s e s A , B, and C
Com pu ter o p erators,
c l a s s e s A , B, and C

C arpenters
E lectrician s
Painte r s
M achin ists
M ech anics (m ach in ery)
M ech anics (m o to r v e h ic le )
P ip efitters
T o o l and d ie m a k e r s

O c c u p a ti o n a l e m p l o y m e n t e s t i m a t e s r e p r e s e n t the t o t a l in a l l e s t a b ­
l i s h m e n t s w ith in the s c o p e o f the study and not the n u m b e r a c t u a l l y s u r v e y e d .
B e c a u s e o c c u p a ti o n a l s t r u c t u r e s am on g e s t a b l i s h m e n t s d i f f e r , e s t i m a t e s o f
o c c u p a ti o n a l e m p l o y m e n t ob ta in ed f r o m the s a m p l e o f e s t a b l i s h m e n t s studied
s e r v e o n l y to i n d ic a te the r e l a t i v e i m p o r t a n c e o f the job s stu died.
These
d i f f e r e n c e s in o c c u p a ti o n a l s tr u c tu r e do not a f f e c t m a t e r i a l l y the a c c u r a c y o f
the e a r n i n g s data.

In du strial n u rses

U n s k i l l e d plant

R e g is t e r e d indu strial
nurses

J a n i t o r s , p o r t e r s , and
cle a n e r s
M a t e r i a l ha nd lin g l a b o r e r s

W a g e tr e n d s f o r s e l e c t e d o c c u p a tio n a l g ro 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 changes
in a v e r a g e h o u r l y e a r n i n g s o f m e n and w o m e n in e s t a b l i s h m e n t s r e p o r t i n g the
t r e n d jo b s in both the c u r r e n t and p r e v i o u s y e a r ( m a tc h e d e s t a b l i s h m e n t s ) .
T h e data a r e a d ju s te d to r e m o v e the e f f e c t s on a v e r a g e e a r n i n g s o f e m p l o y ­
m e n t shifts a m on g e s t a b l i s h m e n t s and t u r n o v e r o f e s t a b l i s h m e n t s included
in s u r v e y s a m p l e s .
Th e p e rc e n t in c re a s e s , h o w e v e r , are still affected by
f a c t o r s o t h e r than w a g e i n c r e a s e s . H i r i n g s , l a y o f f s , and t u r n o v e r m a y a f f e c t
an e s t a b l i s h m e n t a v e r a g e f o r an oc c u p a tio n wh en w o r k e r s a r e p aid u n d e r plans
p r o v i d i n g a ra n g e o f w a g e r a t e s f o r i n d iv id u a l j o b s . In p e r i o d s o f i n c r e a s e d
h i r i n g , f o r e x a m p l e , n e w e m p l o y e e s m a y e n t e r at the b o tt o m o f the ran g e ,
d e p r e s s i n g the a v e r a g e w ith out a chan ge in w a g e r a t e s .
T h e p e r c e n t c h a n ge s r e l a t e to w a g e c h a n ge s b e tw e e n the i n d ic a te d
d a te s . W hen the t i m e span b e tw e e n s u r v e y s is o t h e r than 12 m on th s , annual
r a t e s a r e shown.
( i t is a s s u m e d that w a g e s i n c r e a s e at a constant r ate
b e tw e e n s u r v e y s . )

P e r c e n t c h a n ge s f o r in d i v i
as f o l l o w s :

areas

in the p r o g r a m a r e

c o m p u te d

1.

A v e r a g e e a r n i n g s a r e c o m p u te d f o r e a c h oc c u p a tio n f o r
the 2 y e a r s b e in g c o m p a r e d . T h e a v e r a g e s a r e d e r i v e d
f r o m e a r n i n g s in th o s e e s t a b l i s h m e n t s w h i c h a r e in
the s u r v e y both y e a r s ; i t is a s s u m e d that e m p l o y m e n t
r e m a i n s unchan ged.

2.

E a c h o c c u p a tio n is a s s i g n e d a w e i g h t b a s e d on its p r o ­
p o r t i o n a t e e m p l o y m e n t in the o c c u p a tio n a l g ro u p in the
base yea r.

3.

T h e s e w e i g h t s a r e u s e d to c om 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 e a r n i n g s ( c o m p u te d in step 1)
is m u l t i p l i e d b y its w e i g h t . T h e p r o d u c t s a r e t o ta l e d to
obta in a g r o u p a v e r a g e .

4.

T h e r a t i o o f g r o u p a v e r a g e s f o r 2 c o n s e c u t i v e y e a r s is
c o m p u te d b y d i v i d i n g the a v e r a g e f o r the c u r r e n t y e a r b y
the a v e r a g e f o r the e a r l i e r y e a r . T h e r e s u l t — e x p r e s s e d
as a p e r c e n t — l e s s 100 is the p e r c e n t chan ge.

O c c u p a tio 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 ffic e c le r ic a l

O f f i c e c l e r i c a l — Con tinued

S ecretaries
Stenographers, gen era l
S ten ogra ph ers, sen ior
T yp ists, c lasses
A and B
F ile cle rk s , classes A,
B, and C
M essengers
Sw itchboard o p e r a to r s

O r d e r c le rk s , classes
A and B
Accoun ting c le rk s ,
c l a s s e s A and B
B ookkeepin g-m achin e
o p e ra to rs , class B
P a y r o ll clerk s
Keypunch o p e ra to rs ,
c l a s s e s A and B




F o r a m o r e d e t a i l e d d e s c r i p t i o n o f the m e t h o d u s e d to c o 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 i n g A r e a W a g e 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 i e w , J a n u a r y 1973, pp. 52-5 7.
E s t a b l i s h m e n t p r a c t i c e s and s u p p l e m e n t a r y w a g e p r o v i s i o n s
T a b u l a ti o n s on s e l e c t e d e s t a b l i s h m e n t p r a c t i c e s and s u p p l e m e n t a r y
w a g e p r o v i s i o n s ( B - s e r i e s t a b l e s ) a r e not p r e s e n t e d in this b u lle tin . I n f o r ­
m a t i o n f o r th e s e ta b u la tio n s is c o l l e c t e d at 3 - y e a r i n t e r v a l s .
T h e s e tabu­
l a ti o n s on m i n i m u m e n t r a n c e s a l a r i e s f o r i n e x p e r i e n c e d o f f i c e w o r k e r s ; s h ift
d i f f e r e n t i a l s ; s c h e d u le d w e e k l y h o u r s and d a y s ; p a id h o l i d a y s ; p aid v a c a t i o n s ;
and h e a lt h , i n s u r a n c e , and p e n s i o 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 l e s )
in p r e v i o u s b u lle tin s f o r th is a r e a .

Appendix ta b le 1. E stablishm ents and w orkers w ith in scope of survey and num ber studied
in S t. Louis, M o . - I I I . , 1 M arch 1977
I n d u s tr y 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 e n ts in scope
o f s tu d y

W o r k e rs in e s ta b lis h m e n ts

N u m b e r o f e s ta b lis h m e n ts

W ith in scope o f stu d y 4
W ith in scope
o f s tu d y 3

S tudied

S tu d ie d
Num ber

P e rc e n t

AL L E S T A B L I S H M E N T S
ALL D I V I S I O N S ----------------------------------M A N U F A C T U R I N G ---------------------------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G ------------- ------ --- -----------TRANSPORTATION, COMMUNICATION, a n d
O T H E R P U B L I C U T I L I T I E S 5 ------- — -------------WHOLESALE TRADE
---------------------------------RETAIL TRADE
-------------------------------------F I N A N C E , I N S U R A N C E , AN D RE A L E S T A T E 6 -,-v:---S E R V I C E S 7 ------"
~
~
------------

_

1*279

27 6

403*427

100

232,634

100
-

41 3
866

103
173

206,033
197,394

51
49

1 2 9, 12 0
103.514

100
50
100
50
50

93
244
123
179
227

35
30
27
31
50

45,689
27.710
64 , 0 3 1
28,697
31,267

11
7
16
7
8

34,442
6, 74 0
38,293
11 ,8 46
12 . 1 9 3

.

.

LARGE ESTABLISHMENTS
127

93

224,832

100

196,016

500
-

72
55

49
44

132,532
92.300

59
41

1 1 5, 65 9
80,357

500
500
500
500
500

14
2
21
7
11

14
2
14
7
7

29,177
2.933
45.031
7. 46 0
7.699

13
1
20
3
3

29,177
2, 9 3 3
35.438
7,460
5. 3 4 9

ALL D I V I S I O N S ------------ --------- -----------M A N U F A C T U R I N G ---------------------------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G ------------- ---------------------T R A N S P O R T A T I O N , C O M M U N I C A T I O N , AN D
O T H E R P U B L I C U T I L I T I E S 5 ---------------------------------- -------- ------------WHOLESALE TRADE
RETAIL TRADE
-------------------------------------F I N A N C E , -INSURANCE, AN D R E A L E S T A T E 6 -------S E R V I C E S 7 -------------------------------------------

1 The S t. L o u is S ta n d a rd M e tr o p o lita n S t a t is t ic a l A r e a , as d e fin e d b y the
O ffic e o f M a n a g e m e n t and B u d g e t th ro u g h F e b r u a r y 1974, c o n s is ts o f S t. L o u is
c it y ; F r a n k lin , J e ffe r s o n , S t. C h a rle s , and S t. L o u is C o u n tie s , M o .; and C lin to n ,
M a d is o n , M o n ro e , and S t. C l a ir C o u n tie s , 111. T he " w o r k e r s w ith in scope o f s tu d y "
e s tim a te s show n in th is ta b le p r o v id e a re a s o n a b ly a c c u ra te d e s c r ip tio n o f the s iz e
and c o m p o s itio n o f the la b o r fo rc e in c lu d e d in th e s u rv e y . E s tim a te s a re n o t
in te n d e d , h o w e v e r, f o r c o m p a ris o n w ith o th e r e m p lo y m e n t in d e x e s to m e a s u re
e m p lo y m e n t tre n d s o r le v e ls s in c e (1) p la n n in g o f w age s u rv e y s r e q u ir e s e s ta b ­
lis h m e n t da ta c o m p ile d c o n s id e r a b ly in adva nce o f th e p a y r o ll p e r io d s tu d ie d , and
(2) s m a ll e s ta b lis h m e n ts a re e x c lu d e d f r o m the scope o f the s u rv e y .
2 T he 1972 e d itio n o f the S ta n d a rd I n d u s t r ia l C la s s if ic a tio n M a n u a l w a s used
in c la s s if y in g e s ta b lis h m e n ts b y in d u s t r y d iv is io n . H o w e v e r, a l l g o v e rn m e n t o p e r ­
a tio n s a re e x c lu d e d f r o m the scope o f the s u rv e y .




3 In c lu d e s a l l e s ta b lis h m e n ts w ith t o ta l e m p lo y m e n t a t o r above the m in im u m
li m it a t io n . A l l o u tle ts ( w ith in the a re a ) o f co m p a n ie s in in d u s tr ie s such as tra d e ,
fin a n c e , a u to 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 rs a re c o n s id e re d as 1
establishment.

4 In c lu d e s a l l w o r k e r s in a l l 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 ith in
th e a re a ) a t o r above th e m in im u m lim it a t io n .
5 A b b re v ia te d to " p u b lic u t i l i t i e s " in th e A - s e r ie s ta b le s . T a x ic a b s and s e r ­
v ic e s in c id e n ta l to w a te r tra n s p o r ta t io n a re e x c lu d e d .
6 A b b re v ia te d to " fin a n c e " in the A - s e r ie s ta b le s .
7 H o te ls and m o te ls ; la u n d r ie 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 ic e s ; a u to m o b ile r e p a ir , r e n ta l, and p a r k in g ; m o tio n p ic tu r e s ; n o n p r o fit m e m b e r ­
s h ip o r g a n iz a tio n s (e x c lu d in g r e lig io u s and c h 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 it e c t u r a l s e r v ic e s .

33

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 i n g jo b d e s c r i p t i o n s f o r the B u ­
r e a u ' s w a g e s u r v e y s is to a s s i s t its f i e l d s t a f f in c l a s s i f y i n g into a p p r o ­
p r i a t e oc c u p a tio n s w o r k e r s who a r e e m p l o y e d u n de r a v a r i e t y o f p a y r o l l
t i t l e s and d i f 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 l i s h m e n t to e s t a b l i s h ­
m en t and f r o m a r e a to a r e a .
T h i s p e r m i t s th e g r o u p i n g o f o c c u p a tio n a l
w a g e r a t e s r e p r e s e n t i n g c o m p a r a b l e jo b con tent.
B e c a u s e o f th is e m p h a ­
s is on i n t e r e s ta b l i s h m e n t and in t e r a r e a c o m p a r a b i l i t y o f o c c u p a tio n a l
con te n t, the B u r e a u 's j o b d e s c r i p t i o n s m a y d i f f e r s i g n i f i c a n t l y f r o m th o s e
in u s e in i n d iv id u a l e s t a b l i s h m e n t s o r t h o s e p r e p a r e d f o r o t h e r p u r p o s e s .
In a p p ly in g t h e s e j o 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
i n s tr u c te d to e x c lu d e w o r k i n g s u p e r v i s o r s ; a p p r e n t i c e s ; l e a r n e r s ; b e g i n ­
n e r s ; and p a r t - t i m e , t e m p o r a r y , and p r o b a t i o n a r y w o r k e r s .
H an d ic ap p e d
w o r k e r s w h o s e e a r n i n g s a r e r e d u c e d b e c a u s e o f t h e i r ha ndic ap a r e a l s o
e x c lu d e d .
T r a i n e e s a r e e x c lu d e d f r o m th e s u r v e y e x c e p t f o r t h o s e r e ­
c e i v i n g o n - t h e - j o b t r a i n i n g in s o m e o f th e l o w e r l e v e l p r o f e s s i o n a l and
t e c h n i c a l o c c u p a ti o n s .

Office
SECRETARY

S E C R E T A R Y — Continued

A s s i g n e d as p e r s o n a l s e c r e t a r y , n o r m a l l y to one in d iv id u a l.
M a in ­
ta in s a c l o s e and h i g h l y r e s p o n s i v e r e l a t i o n s h i p to th e d a y - t o - d a y w o r k o f the
su p ervisor.
W o r k s f a i r l y i n d e p e n d e n tly r e c e i v i n g a m i n i m u m o f d e t a i l e d
s u p e r v i s i o n and g u id a n c e .
P e r f o r m s v a r i e d c l e r i c a l and s e c r e t a r i a l d u tie s ,
u s u a l l y in c lu d in g m o s t o f th e f o l l o w i n g ;

E xclu sion s

answ ers
persons;

a. R e c e i v e s t e l e 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 i n c o m i n g m a i l ,
r o u tin e i n q u i r i e s , and r o u te s t e c h n i c a l i n q u i r i e s to the p r o p e r

N ot a l l p o s i t i o n s that a r e t i t l e 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 cteristics.
E x a m p l e s o f p o s i t i o n s w h i c h a r e e x c lu d e d f r o m the d e fi n i t i o n a r e
as f o l l o w s :
a. P o s i t i o n s
d e sc rib ed above;
b.

b.
c.
i n s tr u c te d ;
d.

E stab lishes,

m ain ta in s,

and r e v i s e s th e

M a i n t a i n s th e s u p e r v i s o r ' s
R elays m es s a g e s fro m

s u p e rv is o r's file s;

c a l e n d a r and m a k e s a p p o in tm e n ts as

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

e. R e v i e w s c o r r e s p o n d e n c e , m e m o r a n d a , and r e p o r t s p r e p a r e d by
o t h e r s f o r th e s u p e r v i s o r ' s s i g n a t u r e to a s s u r e p r o c e d u r a l and ty p o g r a p h i c
accuracy;
f.

P erform s

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

M a y a l s o p e r f o r m o t h 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 l e
n a tu r e and d i f f i c 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 l e d g e o f o f f i c e r ou tin e
and u n d e r s ta n d in g o f th e o r g a n i z 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 l a t e d to
th e w o r k o f th e s u p e r v i s o r .




sional,

w h ich

do not

m eet

th e " p e r s o n a l " s e c r e t a r y

con cep t

S t e n o g r a p h e r s not f u l l y t r a i n 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 i n g as o f f i c e a s s i s t a n t s to a g ro u p o f p r o f e s ­
tech n ica l, or m a n a g e ria l person s;

d. S e c r e t a r y p o s i t i o n s in w h ic h th e d uties a r e e i th e r s u b s ta n t ia lly
m o r e r ou tin e o r s u b s t a n t i a l l y m o r e c o m p l e x and r e s p o n s i b l e than th o s e c h a r ­
a c t e r i z e d in the d e fi n i ti o n ;
e. A s s i s t a n t - t y p e p o s i t i o n s w h ic h i n v o l v e m o r e d if fi c u l t o r m o r e
resp on sible tech n ica l, a d m in is tra tiv e , s u p e rv is o ry , or s p ec ia liz ed c l e r ic a l
duties w h ic h a r e not t y p i c a l o f s e c r e t a r i a l w o r k .
NOTE:
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 th e l e v e l d e fi n i ti o n s
f o l l o w i n g , r e f e r s to t h o s e o f f i c i a l s wh o h a v 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 .
The title " v ic e
p r e s i d e n t , " though n o r m a l l y i n d i c a t i v e o f th is r o l e , d oe s not in a l l c a s e s

SE C R E T A R Y — Continued

STENOGRAPHER

Exclusions— Continue d
i d e n t i f y such 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 is to
act p e r s o n a l l y on in d iv id u a l c a s e s o r t r a n s a c t i o n s ( e . g . , a p p r o v e o r deny
ind iv id u al loan o r c r e d i t a c tio n s ; a d m i n i s t e r in d iv id u a l t r u s t accoun ts ; d i r e c t l y
s u p e r v i s e a c l e r i c a l s taff) a r e not c o n s i d e r e d to be " c o r p o r a t e o f f i c e r s " f o r
p u r p o s e s o f ap p ly in g the 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 .
C lass A
1.
S e c r e t a r y to th e c h a i r m a n o f th e b o a r d o r p r e s i d e n t o f a c o m p a n y
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 c o r p o r a t e o f f i c e r ( o t h e r than 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
than 2 5 ,0 0 0 p e r s o n s ; o r

P r i m a r y duty is to ta k e d ic ta tio n using shorthan d, and to t r a n s c r i b e
th e d ic ta tio n .
M a y a l s o ty p e f r o m w r i t t e n cop y .
M ay operate fr o m a steno­
g r a p h i c p oo l.
M ay occasion ally tra n s c rib e fr o m v o ic e recordings (if p rim a r y
duty is 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 , s e e T r a n s c r i b i n g - M a c h i n e T y p i s t ) .
NOTE:
T h is jo b is d is ti 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 fi d e n t i a l r e l a t i o n s h i p w ith on ly one 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 ta s k s as
d e s c r i b e d in th e s e c r e t a r y jo b d e fin itio n .
Stenographer,

c h a i r m a n o f the
5 ,00 0 but f e w e r

3.
S e c r e t a r y to th e head , 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
2
3
4
5
C la s s B

keep

General

D ic ta tio n i n v o l v e s a n o r m a l r ou tin e v o c a b u l a r y .
M a y m ain ta in 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 e r r e l a t i v e l y routine c l e r i c a l tas k s .
Stenographer,

Senior

D ic ta tio n i n v o l v e s 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 such
as in l e 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 .
M a y a ls o set up and
m a in ta in f i l e s , k e ep r e c o r d s , e tc .

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 to
board o r president) o f a
than 5 ,00 0 p e r s o n s ; o r

a c o r p o r a t e o f f i c e r ( o t h e r than the c h a i r m a n o f the
c o m p a n y that e m p l o y s , in
a l l , o v e r 1 0 0 -butf e w e r

3.
S e c r e t a r y to th e head , 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 i t h e r a m a j o r c o r p o r a t i o n w i d e fu n c tio n a l a c t i v i t y ( e . g . , m a r k e t i n g , r e s e a r c h ,
o p e r a t i o n s , in d u s tr i a l r e l a t i o n s , e tc .) o r a m a j o r g e o g r a p h i c o r o r g a n i z a t i o n 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 ,00 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 head o f an in d iv id u a l pla nt, f a c t o r y , etc . ( o r
o t h e r e qu iv a le 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 ,00 0 p e r s o n s ; o r
5.
S e c r e t a r y to the head o f a l a r g e and im p o rt 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 te n i n v o l v i n g as m a n y as s e v e r a l hundred 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 2 5 ,0 0 0 p e r s o n s .
C la s s

C

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 ­
s i b i l i t y is not e q u iv a le n t to on e o f th e s p e c i f i c l e v e l situ ations in the d e fi n i ti o 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 is u s u a l l y d i v i d e d into o r g a n i z a t i o n a l s e g m e n t s w h ic h a r e
o fte n , in turn, f u r t h e r s u b d ivid e d .
In s o m e c o m p a n i e s , this l e v e l in clud es a
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 , on ly one o r tw o ; or_
2.
S e c r e t a r y to the head o f an in d iv id u a l pla nt, f a c t o r y , e tc . (or o t h e r
e qu iv a le 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 ,0 0 0 p e r s o n s .
C lass

D

.
S e c r e t a r y to the s u p e r v i s o r o r head o f a s m a l l o r g a n i z a t i o n a l unit
f e w e r than about 25 o r 30 p e r s o n s ) ; o_r
1

(e.g.,

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 ta f f s p e c i a l i s t , p r o f e s s i o n a l
em p lo y e e , a d m in is tr a tiv e o f f i c e r , o r assistant, skilled techn ician, o r expert.
(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 . )




OR
P e r f o r m s s t e n o g r a p h i c duties r e q u i r i n g s i g n i f i c a n t l y g r e a t e r i n 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 by the
follow in g:
W o r k r e q u i r e s a hig h d e g r e e o f s te n o g r a p h i c speed and a c c u r a c y ;
a th or ou 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 in e s s and o f f i c e p r o c e d u r e ; and
o f th e s p e c i f i c b u s in 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 o r k f l o w , e tc .
U s e s th is k n o w l e d g e in p e r f o r m i n g s te n o g r a p h ic duties and
r e s p o n s i b l e c l e r i c a l ta s k s such as m a in ta in in g fo 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 a , 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 in s t r u c t i o n s ; r e a d i n g and routin g i n c o m in g m a i l ; and a n s w e r in g
rou tin e q u e s ti o n s , etc .
TR A N S C R IB IN G -M A C H IN E

T YP IS T

P r i m a r y duty is to t r a n s c r i b e d ic ta tio n in v o l v i n g a n o r m a l routine
vocabu lary fr o m tra n s c rib in g -m a c h in e r e c o rd s .
M a y a ls o ty p e f r o m w r i t t e n
c o p y and do 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 ic ta tio n in v o lv in 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 such as l e 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 n o t included.
A w o r k e r who ta k e s d ic ta tio n in
shorthan d o r by Sten otyp e o r s i m i l a r m a c h i n e is c l a s s i f i e d as a s t e n o g r a p h e r .
T YP IS T
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 ak e
out b i l l s a f t e r c a l c u l a t i o n s h a ve b een m a d e by an oth er p e r s o n .
M a y include
ty p in g o f s t e n c i l s , m a t s , o r s i m i l a r m a t e r i a l s f o r use in duplic ating p r o c ­
esses.
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 l i t t l e s p e c i a l t r a i n i n g , such as
k e ep in g s i m p l e r e c o r d s , f i l i n g r e c o r d s and r e p o r t s , o r s o r ti n g and d is trib u t in g
i n c o m in g m a i l .
C lass A .
P e r f o r m s on e o r m o r e o f the 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 when 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 , punctuation, e t c . , o f t e c h ­
n i c a l o r unusual w o r d s o r f o r e i g n lan g u a g e m a t e r i a l ; o r planning layout and
ty 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 in ta in u n i f o r m i t y and b a la n c e in
s p ac in g . M a y t y p e routin 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 to suit c i r c u m s t a n c e s .

TY PIST— Continued

ORDER C LE R K

C lass B .
P e r f o r m s on e o r m o r e o f the f o l l o w i n g :
C o p y ty p in g f r o m
r ough o r c l e a r d r a f t s ; o r rou tin e ty p in g o f f o r m s , i n s u r a n ce p o l i c i e s , e tc .;
o r s e ttin g up s i m p l e s tan da rd ta b u la tio n s; o r c o p y in g m o r e c o m p l e x ta b l e s
a l r e a d y set up and s p a c e d p r o p e r l y .

R e c e iv e s w ritten or v e rb a l c u s to m e rs ' purchase o rd e rs f o r m a te ria l
or m erch a n d ise f r o m cu s to m e rs o r sales people.
W o r k ty p ica lly- in vo lves
s o m e c o m b in a tio n o f the f o l l o w i n g d utie s : Quoting p r i c e s ; d e t e r m i n i n g a v a i l a ­
b i l i t y o f o r d e r e d i t e m s and s u g g e s ti n g substitu te s wh en n e c e s s a r y ; a d v i s i n g
e x p e c t e d d e l i v e r y date and m e t h o d o f d e l i v e r y ; r e c o r d i n g o r d e r and c u s t o m e r
i n f o r m a t i o n on o r d e r
s h e e ts ; c h e c k in g o r d e r s h e e ts f o r a c c u r a c y and
ad e q u a c y o f i n f o r m a t i o n r e c o r d e d ; a s c e r t a i n i n g c r e d i t r a tin g o f c u s t o m e r ;
fu r n is h in g c u s t o m e r w i t h a c k n o w l e d g e m e n t o f r e c e i p t o f o r d e r ; f o l l o w i n g - u p
to s ee that o r d e r is d e l i v e r e d b y th e s p e c i f i e d date o r to le t c u s t o m e r know
o f a d e l a y in d e l i v e r y ; m a in ta in in g o r d e r f i l e ; c h e c k in g shippin g i n v o i c e
ag ain s t o r i g i n a l o r d e r .

F IL E

CLERK

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 i l i n g
system .
M a y p e r f o r m c l e r i c a l and m anual ta s k s r e q u i r e d to m a in ta in 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 into l e v e l s on the b a s i s o f the f o l l o w i n g d e fin itio 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 such 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 ts , 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
con ta in in g a n u m b e r o f v a r i e d s u b je ct m a t t e r f i l e s .
M a y a ls o f i l e this
m ateria l.
M a y k e e p r e c o r d s o f v a r i o u s ty p e s in con ju nction w ith the f i l e s .
M a y l e a d a s m a l l g ro 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 la 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 ) he ad in gs 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 by f i n e r subheadings.
Prepares
s i m p l e r e l a t e d in d e x and c r o s s - r e f e r e n c e aid s.
As 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 erform
r e l a t e d c l e r i c a l ta s k s r e q u i r e d to m a in ta in and s e r v i c e f i l e s .
C la s s C .
P e r f o r m s routin 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 een
c l a s s i f i e d o r w h ich is 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
s y s te m (e.g.,* alphabetical, c h r o n o lo g ic a l, o r n u m e r ica 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 anual ta s k s
r e q u i r e d to m a in ta in 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 routin e duties such as running 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 , op ening and d is trib u t in 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 as a s i g n i f i c a n t duty.
S W ITC H B O A R D O P E R A T O R
O p e r a t e s a te 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 used w ith a p r i v a t e
b ra n c h e xc h a n g e ( P B X ) s y s t e m to r e l a y i n c o m i n g , ou tgo in g , and i n t r a s y s t e m
calls.
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 ep r e c o r d of 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 o p e r a t i n g a te le 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 , m a y a ls o ty p e o r p e r f o r m routin e c l e r i c a l w o r k
(ty p in g o r routine 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 ti o n o f the w o r k e r ' s
t i m e , and is u s u a lly p e r f o r m e d w h i l e at th e s w i t c h b o a r d o r c o n s o l e ) .
C hief
o r l e 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 one o p e r a t o r a r e
e x c lu d e d .
F o r an o p e r a t o r who a ls o ac ts as a r e c e p t i o n i s t , s e e S w itc h b o a r d
O p erator -R eceptionist.

E x c lu d e w o r k e r s paid on a c o m m i s s i o n b a s i s o r w h o s e duties in clude
any o f the f o l l o w i n g : R e c e i v i n g o r d e r s f o r s e r v i c e s r a t h e r than f o r m a t e r i a l
o r m e r c h a n d i s e ; p r o v i d i n g c u s t o m e r s w ith c o n s u l ta ti v e a d v i c e using k n o w le d g e
g a in e d f r o m e n g i n e e r i n g o r e x t e n s i v e t e c h n i c a l tr a i n i n g ; e m p h a s i z i n g s e l l i n g
s k i l l s ; handling m a t e r i a l o r m e r c h a n d i s e as an i n t e g r a l p art o f th e job.
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C l a s s A . H a n d le s o r d e r s that i n v o l v e m a k in g ju d g m e n ts such as
c h o o s in g w h ic h s p e c i f i c p ro d uct o r m a t e r i a l f r o m th e e s t a b l i s h m e n t ' s p ro d uct
l in e s w i l l s a t i s f y th e c u s t o m e r ' s n e e d s , o r d e t e r m i n i n g the p r i c e to be quoted
wh en p r i c i n g i n v o l v e s m o r e than m e r e l y r e f e r r i n g to a p r i c e l i s t o r m aking
som e sim p le m a th em a tica l calculations.
C la s s B . H a n d le s o r d e r s i n v o l v i n g i t e m s w h ic h h a ve r e a d i l y i d e n ­
t i f i e d u s e s and a p p l i c a t i o n s .
M a y r e f e r to a c a t a l o g , m a n u f a c t u r e r 's m anua l,
o r s i m i l a r d ocum ent to in s u r e that p r o p e r i t e m is supplied o r to v e r i f y
p r i c e o f o r d e r e d ite m .
A C C O U N T IN G C L E R K
P e r f o r m s on e o r m o r e a c c o u n tin g c l e r i c a l ta s k s such as p os tin 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 accoun ts ; v e r i f y i n g the in 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 ac counting d oc u m e n ts ;
a s s i g n i n g p r e s c r i b e d a ccoun ting d i s t r i b u t i o n c o d e s ; ex a m in in g and v e r i f y i n g
f o r c l e r i c a l a c c u r a c y v a r i o u s ty p e s o f r e p o r t s , l i s t s , c a l c u l a t i o n s , p o s tin g ,
e tc .; o r p r e p a r i n g s i m p l e o r a s s i s t i n g in p r e p a r i n g m o r e c o m p l i c a t e d jo u r n a l
vouchers.
M a y w o r k in e i t h e r a m anua l o r autom ated accounting 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 le d g e o f c l e r i c a l m eth od 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 ac c ou n ting i n f o r m a t i o n .
W ith e x p e r i e n c e , th e 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 in g and accounting t e r m s and
p r o c e d u r e s used in th e a s s i g n e d w o r k , but is not r e q u i r e d to ha ve a k n o w l e 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 in g and ac c ou n ting .

S W ITC H B O A R D O P E R A T O R - R E C E P T IO N IS T
P ositions
d e fi n i t i o n s :

A t a s i n g l e - p o s i t i o n te 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 , acts both as
an o p e r a t o r — s e e S w itc h b o a r d O p e r a t o r — and as 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
w o r k i n v o l v e s such duties as 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 na tu re o f v i s i t o r ' s
b u s in e s s and 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 ­
p r i a t e p e r s o n in th e o r g a n i z a t i o n o r c o n ta c tin g that p e r s o n by te l e p h o n e and
a r r a n g i n g an ap p oin tm e n t; k e e p in g a l o g o f v i s i t o r s .




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C lass A .
U n d e r g e n e r a l s u p e r v i s i o n , p e r f o r m s a ccoun ting c l e r i c a l
o p e r a t i o n s w h ich 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 l e , c l e r i c a l l y p r o c e s s i n g c o m p l i c a t e d o r n o n r e p e t i t i v e ac c ou n tin g t r a n s ­
a c t i o n s , s e l e c t i n g am o n g a sub sta ntial 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 tin g c o d e s

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P A Y R O L L C LER K — Continued

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 t h ro u g h p r e v i o u s a ccoun ting
ac tio ns 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 be a s s i s t e d b y on e o r
m o r e c la s s B ac c ou n tin g c l e r k s .

l i s t i n g s a g a in s t s o u r c e r e c o r d s ; t r a c i n g and c o r r e c t i n g e r r o r s in l i s t i n g s ;
and a s s i s t i n g in p r e p a r a t i o n o f p e r i o d i c s u m m a r y p a y r o l l r e p o r t s .
In a no nau tom ate d p a y r o l l s y s t e m , c o m p u te s w a g e s .
W ork m ay requ ire a p ra ctica l
k n o w l e d g e o f g o v e r n m e n t a l r e g u l a t i o n s , c o m p a n y p a y r o l l p o l i c y , o r the
com puter s y s te m fo r p ro c e s s in g p a y ro lls .

C la s s B . U n d e r c l o s e s u p e r v i s i o n , f o l l o w i n g d e t a i l e d in s tr u c tio n s
and s ta n d a rd iz e d p r o c e d u r e s , p e r f o r m s on e o r m o r e r ou tin e ac c ou n tin g c l e r ­
i c a l o p e r a t i o n s , such as p o s tin 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
id 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 in d ic a te d ; c h e c k in 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 a n d
rep etitive r ec o rd s or
a few p re s c rib e d
ac counting d o c u m e n ts ; and c od in g d o c u m e n ts u s i n g
ac coun ting c o d e s .
B O O K K E E P IN G -M A C H IN E O P E R A T O R
O p e r a t e s a b o o k k e e p in g m a c h i n e ( w ith o r withou t a t y p e w r i t e r k e y ­
b oard ) to k e ep a r e c o r d o f b u s in e s s t r a n s a c t i o n s .
C lass A .
K e e p s a set o f r e c o r d s r e q u i r i n g a k n o w le 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 in 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 tr u c tu r e
o f th e p a r t i c u l a r a ccoun ting 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 tr i b u t i o n o f debit and c r e d i t i t e m s to be u s e d in e ach p hase 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 by hand.
C la s s B . K e e p s a r e c o r d o f on e o r m o r e p h a s e s o r s e c t i o n s o f a
set o f r e c o r d s u s u a lly r e q u i r i n g l i t t l e k n o w l e d g e o f b a s i c b o o k k e e p in g . P h a s e s
o r s e c t io n s in clude accou nts p a y a b l e , p a y r o l l , c u s t o m e r s ' ac coun ts (not
includin 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 der m a c h i n e b i l l e r ) , c o s t d i s ­
tr ib u tio n , e x p e n s e d i s tr i b u t i o n , i n v e n t o r y c o n t r o l , e tc .
M a y check o r assist
in p r e p a r a t i o n o f t r i a l b a la n c e s and p r e p a r e c o n t r o l s h e e ts f o r th e ac coun ting
departm ent.
M A C H IN E B IL 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 in e o t h e r than an
ord in ary or e lectro m atic ty p ew rite r.
M a y a ls o k e e p r e c o r d s as to b i l l i n g s
o r shipping 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 in c id e n ta l to b i l l i n g
operation s.
F o r w a g e study 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 t y p e
o f m a c h i n e , as f o l l o w s :
B i l l i n g - m a c h i n e b i l l e r . U s e s a s p e c i a l b i l l i n g m a c h in e (c o m b i n a t i o n
ty p in g and adding m ac h in 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 , ship ping m e m o r a n d a , etc .
U s u a l l y i n v o l v e s a p p lic a tio n o f p r e d e t e r m i n e d d is co u n ts and ship ping 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 ich m a y o r m a y not be c o m p u te d on
th e b i l l i n g m a c h i n e , and to ta ls w h ic h a r e a u t p m a t i c a l l y a c c u m u l a te d by
m a c h in e .
T h e o p e r a t i o n u s u a lly i n v o l v e s a l a r g e n u m b e r o f c a r b o n c o p i e s
o f the b i l l b e in g p r e p a r e d and is ofte n done on a f a n f o l d m a c h in e .
B o o k k e e p i n g - m a c h i n e b i l l e r . U s e s a b o o k k e e p in g m a c h i n e ( w ith o r
with out 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 as p a r t o f the
accoun ts r e c e i v a b l e o p e r a t i o n .
G e n e r a l l y i n v o l v e s th e s im u lta n e o u s e n t r y o f
f i g u r e s on c u s t o m e r s ' l e d g e r r e c o r d . T h e m a c h i n e a u t o m a t i c a l l y a c c u m u la te s
f i g u r e s on a n u m b e r o f v e r t i c a l colu m n s and c o m p u te s and u s u a lly p r i n t s a u t o ­
m a t i c a l l y th e d ebit o r c r e d i t b a la n c e s .
D o e s not i n v o l v e a k n o w le d g e o f b o o k ­
k e e p in g .
W o r k s f r o m u n i f o r m and sta n d a rd t y p e s o f s a le s and c r e d i t s li p s .
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P e r f o r m s the c l e r i c a l ta s k s n e c e s s a r y to p r o c e s s p a y r o l l s and to
m a in ta in p a y r o l l r e c o r d 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 :
P ro cessin g
w o r k e r s ' t i m e o r p r o d u c ti o n r e c o r d s ; , a d ju s tin g w o r k e r s ' r e c o r d s f o r chan ges
in w a g e r a t e s , s u p p l e m e n t a r y b e n e f i t s , o r t a x d e d u ction s ; e d itin g p a y r o l l




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O p e r a t e s a keypun ch m a c h in e to r e c o r d o r v e r i f y alp h a b e tic and/or
data on tab u la ting c a r d s o r on ta p e.

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C l a s s A . W o r k r e q u i r e s th e a p p lic a tio n o f e x p e r i e n c e and ju 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 be 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 od in g i t e m s to be keypunched 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 e n ts .
On o c c a s i o n m a y a ls o p e r f o r m s o m e rou tin e keypun ch w o r k .
M ay
t r a i n i n e x p e r i e n c e d keypun ch o p e r a t o r s .
C l a s s B . W o r k is ro u tin e and r e p e t i t i v e .
Under c lo s e su p ervision
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 in 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 oc u m e n ts w h ich h a ve b een 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 a ve b e en 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 l i t t l e 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 data to b e 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 ro b le m s a r is in g f r o m erron eou s item s o r codes o r m iss in g inform 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 one o r a v a r i e t y o f m a c h in e s such as the ta b u l a to r , c a l c u ­
l a t o r , c o l l a t o r , i n t e r p r e t e r , s o r t e r , r e p r o d u c i n g punch, e tc .
E x c lu d e d f r o m
th is d e fi n i t i o n a r e w o r k i n g s u p e r v i s o r s .
A l s o e x c lu d e d a r e o p e r a t o r s o f
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 though th e y m a y a ls o o p e r a t e e l e c t r i c
a ccoun ting m a c h i n e e qu ip m en t.
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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 tabulating a s s i g n m e n t s
includ in g d e v i s i n g d i f f i c u l t c o n t r o l p a n e l w i r i n g un der g e n e r a l s u p e r v i s i o 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 lon g and c o m p l e x r e p o r t s w h ic h
o fte 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 pieinning o f th e na tu re
and s e qu e n c in g o f o p e r a t i o n s , and th e use 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 in 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 in 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 qu 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 not in clude p o s itio n s in w h ic h w i r i n g
r e s p o n s i b i l i t y is l i m i t e d to 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 to e s t a b l i s h e d p r o c e d u r e s and
un der s p e c i f i c i n s t r u c t i o n 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 ­
tin 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 tab u la tin g o r e l e c t r i c a l accounting m a c h in e s such as
th e ta b u la to r and c a l c u l a t o r , in a d d it io n to the s i m p l e r m a c h i n e s u s e d b y
class C o p e r a to r s .
M a y be r e q u i r e d to do s o m e w i r i n g f r o m d i a g r a m s .
C l a s s 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 ta b ulating
o r e l e c t r i c a l ac c ou n tin g m a c h i n e s such 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 l l a t o r , e tc .
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 l e , i n d iv id u a l s o r t i n g o r c o l l a t i n g runs, o r r e p e t i t i v e o p e r a t i o n s .
May perform
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 do s o m e f i l i n g w o r k .

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C O M PU TE R SYSTEMS A N A L Y S T ,

A n a l y z e s b u s in e s s p r o b l e m s to f o r m u l a t e p r o c e d u r e s f o r s o l v i n g
th e m by use o f e l e c t r o n i c data p r o c e s s i n g e q u ip m e n t.
D evelo p s a com plete
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 le p r o g r a m m e r s to p r e p a r e
r e q u ire d d ig ita l com puter p ro g r a m 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 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 tom ate d and i d e n t i f i e s c o n d itio 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 oc u m e n ts to be us ed; o u tlin e s a c tio n s to be
p e r f o r m e d by p e r s o n n e l and c o m p u t e r s in 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 th is 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 runs 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 ge s to ob 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 T E :
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 should be c l a s s i f i e d as
s y s t e m s a n a l y s ts i f th is i s the s k i l l used to d e t e r m i n e t h e i r p a y .)
D o e s not in c lu 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 it h 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 study p u r p o s e s , s y s t e m s a n a ly s ts a r e c l a s s i f i e d as f o l l o w s :
C lass A .
W o r k s i n d e p e n d e n tly o r under 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 l e m s i n v o l v i n g a l l p h as e s o f s y s t e m a n a l y s i s .
P ro 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 input 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 output data.
( 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 ro d u c tio n s c h e d ­
u lin 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 ich
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 th rough 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 tio n s a r e i n it ia te d by 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 data p r o c e s s i n g o p e r a t i o n s .
M akes reco m m en d atio n s, i f 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 ge s and f o r ob ta in in g
e q u ip m e n t.

C lass C.
W o r k s un der 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 s i g n e d , u s u a lly o f a s i n g l e a c t i v i t y .
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 expand p r a c t i c a l e x p e r i e n c e in the a p p l i c a ti o n o f p r o c e d u r e s and
s k ills r e q u ire d fo r s y stem s a n alysis w o rk .
F o r exa m p le, m a y a s s is t a higher
l e v e l s y s t e m s a n a ly s t by p r e p a r i n g the 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 by
p ro gra m m ers from
i n f o r m a t i o n d e v e l o p e d by the h ig h e r l e v e l a n a ly s t.
C O M P U T E R P R O G R A M M E R , B U S IN E S S
C o n v e r t s s ta te m e n ts o f b u s in e s s p r o b l e m s , t y p i c a l l y p r e p a r e d b y a
s y s t e m s a n a l y s t, into a s e q u e n c e o f d e t a i l e d i n s tr u c ti o n s wh ich a r e r e q u i r e d
to s o l v e the p r o b l e m s by a u to m a tic data p r o c e s s i n g equ ip m en t.
W orkin g fro m
c h a r t s o r d i a g r a m s , the 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 ich ,
w h en e n t e r e d into the c o m p u t e r s y s t e m in c o d e d lan g u a g e , c a u s e the m a n i p u ­
l a tio n o f data to 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 l i e s k n o w l e d g e o f c o m p u t e r c a p a b i l i t i e s , m a t h e m a t i c s , l o g i c e m p l o y e d by
c o m p u t e r s , and p a r t i c u l a r su b je ct m a t t e r i n v o l v e d to a n a l y z e c h a r t s and
d i a g r a m s o f the p r o b l e m to be 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 te 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 show o r d e r in w h ich data w i l l be
p r o c e s s e d ; c o n v e r t s th e s e c h a r t s to 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 tio n run; 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 adapt to n e w r e q u i r e m e n t s ; m a in ta in 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 should be c l a s s i f i e d as s y s t e m s a n a ly s ts
i f th is is 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 pay .)
D o e s not in c lu 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 d a ta 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 an d/ o r e n g i n e e r i n g p r o b l e m s .
For

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

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study p u r p o s e s ,

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

a n a ly s ts

C l a s s B.
W o r k s in d e p e n d e n tly o r un der 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 to a n a l y z e , plan, 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 the output data a r e c l o s e l y r e l a t e d .
(F o r exam p le,
d e v e l o p s s y s t e m s f o r m a i n ta i n i n g d e p o s i t o r ac c ou n ts in a bank, m a in ta in in g
accoun ts 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 ta in in g i n v e n t o r y
acc ou n ts 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 ­
sons 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 the data p r o c e s s i n g s y s t e m s
to be a p p lie d .
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 data 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 tly on routin 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 uid ance on c o m p l e x a s s i g n m e n t s .
W o r k is r e v i e w e d
f o r a c c u r a c y o f ju d g m e n t , c o m p l i a n c e with i n s t r u c t i o n s , and to 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 .




B U S IN E S S — Continued

C l a s s A . W o r k s in d e p e n d e n tly 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 ich r e q u i r e c o m p e t e n c e in a l l p h as 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 ts w h ich i d e n t i f y
th e na tu re 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 te p s to be 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 ste p s o f the p r o b l e m s o l v i n g r ou tin e ;
p lans 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 ti 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 ts .
A t th is l e v e l , p r o g r a m m i n g is d i f f i c u l t b e c a u s e c o m p u t e r e q u ip m e n t
m u s t be o r g a n i z e d to 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 ts f r o m
n u m e r o u s and d i v e r s e data e l e m e n t s .
A w i d 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 ter n a l p r o c e s s in g actions m ust o c c u r .
T h i s r e q u i r e s such a c ti 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 ich can be r e u s e d , e s t a b l i s h m e n t o f
lin k a g e p oin ts b e t w e e n o p e r a t i o n s , a d ju s tm e n ts to data wh en 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 tan tial m a n ip u la t io n and
r e s e qu e n c in g o f data e l e m e n t s to f o r m a h i g h l y i n t e g r a t e d p r o g r a m .
M a y p r o v i d e fu 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 who a r e
a s s i g n e d to a s s i s t .

CO M PUTER PROGRAM M ER, BUSINESS— Continued

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

C lass B .
W o r k s in d e p e n d e n tly o r un der o n ly g e n e r a l d i r e c t i o n on
r e l a t i v e l y s i m p l e < p r o g r a m s , o r on s i m p l e s e g m e n ts o f c o m p l e 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 lly p r o c e s s i n f o r m a t i o n to p ro d u c e data in tw o
or three v a r ie d sequentes or fo r m 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 by
r e f i n i n g , adapting,, a r r a y i n g , o r m a k i n g m i n o r addition s to o r d e le t io n s f r o m
input data w h ich 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 be
p r o c e s s e d , the data h a ve b e e n r e f i n e d in p r i o r a c tio n s so that the a c c u r a c y
and s equencin g o f data can be t e s t e d b y using a f e w routin 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 i t h routin 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 change o r cannot be c o r r e c t e d w ith in a r e a s o n a b l y short t i m e .
In
c o m m o n e r r o r s itu ation s , d i a g n o s e s caus e and tak e s c o r r e c t i v e action.
T h is
u s u a l l y i n v o l v e s ap 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 tep s, o r using
stan da rd c o r r e c t i o n te c h n iq u e s .

OR
W o r k s on c o m p l e x p r o g r a m s (as d e s c r i b e d f o r c l a s s A ) un der c l o s e
d ire c tio n of a higher l e v e l p r o g r a m m e r o r su p e rv is o r .
M ay a s s is t higher
l e v e l p r o g r a m m e r b y i n d e p e n d e n tly p e r f o r m i n g l e s s d i f fi c u l t ta s k s a s s i g 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 ta s k s under f a i r l y c l o s e d i r e c t i o n .
M a y guid 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 lass C .
M a k e s p r a c t i c a l a p p lic a tio n s o f p r o g r a m m i n g p r a c t i c e s
and c on c e p ts u s u a lly 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 ap p lic a tio n o f standard p r o c e d u r e s to
r ou tin 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 on 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 data 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 lly p r e p a r e d by a p r o ­
gram m er.
W o r k in clu d es m o s t o f the f o l l o w i n g : Studies in s t r u c t i o n s to
d e t e r m i n e e q u ip m en t setup and o p e r a t i o n s ; lo a ds e qu ip m en t w ith r e q u i r e d
i t e m s (tap e r e e l s , c a r d s , e t c . ) ; s w itc h e s n e c e s s a r y a u x i l i a r y e q u ip m en t into
c i r c u i t , and s ta r ts and o p e r a t e s c o m p u t e r ; m a k e s ad ju s tm e n ts 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 on d ition s ; r e v i e w s e r r o r s m a d e
d u r in g o p e r a t i o n and d e t e r m i n e s cause 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 in ta in 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 p rogram .
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follow s:
C l a s s A . O p e r a t e s in d e p e n d e n tly , o r under on ly g e n e r a l d i r e c t i o n ,
a c o m p u te r running p r o g r a m s w ith 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 in t ro d u c e d ; s c hed uling 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 tim 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 so 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 ofte n r e q u i r e s a w o r k i n g
k n o w le d g e o f the t o t a l p r o g r a m , and a l te 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 ay g i v e d i r e c t i o n and g uid ance to l o w e r l e v e l o p e r a t o r s .
C lass B .
O p e r a t e s in d e p e n d e n tly , o r un der o n ly g e n e r a l d i r e c t i o n ,
a c o m p u te r running p r o g r a m s with m o s t o f the 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 ro d u c tio n runs, t y p i c a l l y run on 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 is l i t t l e o r no t e s t i n g o f ne 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 under 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 running 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 it h the c h a r a c t e r i s t i c s d e s c r i b e d f o r c l a s s A .
M ay
a s s i s t a h i g h e r l e v e l o p e r a t o r by in d e p e n d e n tly p e r f o r m i n g l e s s d i f fi c u l t 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 ta s k s f o l l o w i n g d e t a i l e d in s tr u c tio n s and
w ith fr 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
rec e iv e d
op erator

C lass C .
W o r k s on ro u tin e p r o g r a m s under c l o s e s u p e r v i s i o n .
Is
to d e v e l o p w o r k i n g k n o w le d g e o f the c o m p u t e r equip m en t used and
d e t e c t p r o b l e m s i n v o l v e d in running routin 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 the 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 ha ving
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 that 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 lis h e d d r a ft i n g
p receden ts.
W o r k s in c l o s e suppor t w ith the d e s i g n o r i g i n a t o r , and m a y
rec o m m e n d m in o r design changes.
A n a l y z e s the e f f e c t o f each change on the
d e t a i l s o f f o r m , functio 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 om p onen ts and p a r ts .
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 o m p l e t e d w o r k is
r e v i e w e d by 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 in a t i o n s .
M a y e i t h e r p r e p a r e d r a w i n g s o r d i r e c t t h e i r p r e p a r a t i o n by l o w e r
le v e l d ra fters .

C lass B .
P e r f o r m s nonroutin e and c o m p l e x d r a ft in g a s s i g n m e n ts
that 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 ta n d a r d i z e d d r a w in g te c h n iqu e s
r e g u l a r l y used.
D uties t y p i c a l l y i n v o l v e such w o r k as:
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 shap es, m u l t i p l e functio ns, and
p r e c i s e p o s i t i o n a l r e l a t i o n s h i p s b e tw e e n c o m p on e n ts ; p r e p a r e s a r c h i t e c t u r a l
d r a w i n g s f o r c o n s t r u c ti o n o f a b uild ing in clud in g d e t a i l d r a w in g s o f foun­
d a tio n s , w a l l s e c t i o n s , f l o o r p lans , 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 ls in m a k i n g n e c e s s a r y c o m p u ta tio n s to d e t e r m i n e qu a n titie s o f
m a t e r i a l s to be us e d , lo a d c a p a c i t i e s , s tr e n g t h s , s t r e s s e s , e tc .
R eceives
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 o r k is ch e c k ed f o r t e c h n i c a l ad e qu ac y .

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 in g le units o r p a r ts f o r
e n g i n e e r i n g , c o n s t r u c t i o n , m a n u f a c tu r in g , o r r e p a i r p u r p o s e s .
Types of
d r a w i n 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 j e c t i o n s (d e p i c ti n g th r e e d i m e n s i o 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 itio n in g o f com p on e n ts
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 onsolida tes d etails fr o m a number of
s o u r c e s and adju sts o r t r a n s p o s e s s c a l e as r e q u i r e d .
Su gg e sted m e t h o d s o f
a p p ro 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 on s o u r c e m a t e r i a l s a r e g iv e n
w ith i n i t i a l a s s i g n m e n t s .
I n s tr u c ti o n s a r e l e s s c o m p l e t e when a s s i g n m e n ts
recur.
W o r k m a y be s p o t - c h e c k e d d u r in g p r o g r e s s .

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

E LE C T R O N IC S TECHNICIAN— Continued

C o p i e s pla ns 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 by p l a c i n g t r a c i n g
cloth 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 pen o r p e n c i l .
(D o e s not
in clude t r a c i n g l i m i t e d to plans 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 i g 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 ti 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 .
M ay pro vide
t e c h n i c a l g uid ance to l o w e r l e v e l te c h n i c i a n s .

AND/OR
P r e p a r e s sim p le o r rep e titiv e draw ings o f e a s ily v is u a liz e d ite m s.
W o r k is c l o s e l y s u p e r v i s e d d u rin g p r o g r e s s .
E L E C T R O N IC S T E C H N IC IA N
W o r k s on v a r i o u s ty p e s o f e l e c t r o n i c e q u ip m en 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 one o r a c o m b i n a ti o n o f the f o l l o w i n g :
I n s t a l l i n g , m a in ta in 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 tin g , and t e s t i n g .
W o r k r e q u i r e s p r a c t i c a l a p p lic a tio n o f t e c h n i c a l k n o w le d g e o f e l e c t r o n i c 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 ti o n s , and s k i l l to put e q u ip m e n t in
r e q u i r e d o p e r a t i n g c on dit ion.
T h e e q u ip m en 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 kinds 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 the s a m e kind o f c i r c u i t — in c l u d e s , but is not l i m i t e d
t o , the 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 ip 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 , te 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 alog 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
e q u ip m 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 such s ta n dard e l e c t r o n i c
e q u ip m en t as c o m m o n o f f i c e m a c h i n e s and household r a d i o and t e l e v i s i o n
s e ts ; p r o d u c tio 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 duty is
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 who ha ve 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
engineers.
P o sitio n s
d e fi n i t i o n s .

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levels

on th e

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

C lass A.
A p p l i e s ad 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 unusually
c o m p l e x p r o b l e m s ( i . e . , th o s e that t y p i c a l l y cannot be s o l v e d s o l e l y b y r e f e r ­
en c e to m a n u f a c t u r e r s ' m a n u a ls o r s i m i l a r d o c u m e n ts ) in w o r k i n g on e l e c ­
t r o n i c e q u ip m en t.
E x a m p l e s o f such p r o b l e m s in c lu d e lo 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 ti o n , i s o l a t i n g m a l f u n c t i o n s , and fr e q u e n t
en gin eerin g changes.
W ork in vo lves:
A d e t a i l e d u n dersta nd in g o f the 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 in dependent j u d g m e n t in p e r f o r m i n g such
ta s k s as m a k in g c i r c u i t a n a l y s e s , c a l c u l a ti n g w a v e f o r m s , t r a c i n g r e l a t i o n ­
ships in s ig n a l f l o w ; and r e g u l a r l y using c o m p l e x t e s t i n s tr u m e n ts ( e . g . , dual
t r a c e o s c i l l o s c o p e s , Q - m e t e r s , d e v i a t i o n m e t e r s , p ulse g e n e r a t o r 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 le 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 can be 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 ls o r s i m i l a r d oc u m e n ts ) in w o r k i n g on
e l e c t r o n i c e q u ip m e n t.
W ork in vo lves:
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 ­
ship 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 sequ 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 lly l e s s c o m p l e x than th o s e used b y the
c l a s s A te c h n ic ia n .
R e c e i v e s t e c h n i c a l g u id a n c e , as r e q u i r e d , f r o m s u p e r v i s o r o r h i g h e r
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 w ith 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 guidance to l o w e r
l e v e l te c h n i c i a n s .
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 le d g e to p e r f o r m s i m p l e o r
ro u tin e ta s k s in w o r k i n g on e l e c t r o n i c e q u ip 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 ­
tio n s w h ich c o v e r v i r t u a l l y a l l p r o c e d u r e s .
W o r k t y p i c a l l y i n v o l v e s such
ta s k 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 such 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 ts , 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 ip m e n t; and u sing 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 , audio s i g n a l g e n e r a t o r s , tube t e s t e r s , o s c i l l o s c o p e s ) .
Is not r e q u i r e d to be 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 .
T h is
k n o w l e d g e , h o w e v e r , m a y be a c q u i r e d th ro u gh 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 (in c lu d in g c l a s s r o o m t r a i n i n g ) so that w o r k e r can
a d v a n c e to h i g h e r l e v e l te c h n i c i a n .
R e c e i v e s t e c h n i c a l g u id a n c e , as r e q u i r e d , f r o m s u p e r v i s o r o r h i g h e r
l e v e l techn icia n.
W o r k i s t y p i c a l l y spot 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
w h e n n e w o r ad v a n c e d a s s i g n m e n t s a r e i n v o l v e d .
R E G IS TE R E D IN D U S T R IA L NURSE
A r e g i s t e r e d n u r s e who g i v e s n u r s i n g s e r v i c e un der g e n e r a l m e d i c 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 who 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 on 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 tie s i n v o l v e a c o m b i n a t i o n o f the f o l l o w i n g : G i v i n g f i r s t aid to the i l l o r
i n j u r e d ; att en d ing to subseq uent 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 ep in g
r e c o r d s o f p atie n ts 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 health e v a lu a tio n s o f
ap p lic a n ts and e m p l o y e e s ; and plannin 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
health e d u c ation , 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 plant 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 the health, 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 head 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 r s e a r e e x c lu d e d .

Maintenance, Toolroom, and Powerplant
M A IN T E N A N C E 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 — Continued

P e r f o r m s the c a r p e n t r y duties n e c e s s a r y to c o n s t r u c t and m a in ta in
in good r e p a i r b uil d in g w o o d w o r k and e quip m en t such as b in s , c r i b s , c o u n t e r s ,
b e n c h e s , p a r t i t i o n s , d o o r s , f l o o r s , s t a i r s , c a s i n g s , and t r i m m a d e o f w o od
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 lan n in g and
la y in g out o f w o r k f r o m b l u e p rin ts , 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 ;

usin 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 too ls , p o r t a b l e p o w e r t o o l s , and s ta n dard
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 tan da rd shop c o m p u ta tio n s r e l a t i n g to d i m e n ­
s io 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 te n a n c e c a r p e n t e r r e q u i r e s roun ded t r a i n i n g and e x p e r i ­
en c e u s u a lly a c q u i r e d th ro ugh 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 E L E C T R IC IA N

M A IN T E N A N C E M ECHANIC (Motor 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 fu n c tio n s such as the i n s t a l ­
l a tio n , m a i n te n a n c e , o r r e p a i r o f e qu ip m en t f o r the g e n e r a t i o n , d is tr ib u t io n ,
o r u til 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 v o lve s m ost
o f the 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 e n t such as g e n e r a t o r s , t r a n s f o r m e r s , s w i t c h b o a r d s , c o n t r o l l e r s , c i r c u i t
b r e a k e r s , m o t o r s , h e atin g units, con du 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
e qu ip m en t; w o r k i n g f r o m b l u e p r i n t s , d r a w i n g s , la y o u t s , o r o t h e r s p e c i f i ­
c a tio n s ; lo c a t in 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 en t; w o r k i n g stan da rd c o m p u ta tio n s r e l a t i n g to lo a d r e q u i r e m e n t s o f w i r i n g
o r e l e c t r i c a l e q u ip m e n t; and usin g a v a r i e t y o f e l e c t r i c i a n ' s handtools 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 the m a in te n a n c e
e l e c t r i c i a n r e q u i r e s roun ded t r a i n i n g and e x p e r i e n c e u s u a lly a c q u i r e d th ro ugh
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 of 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 in in g a u t o m o tiv e e q u i p ­
m e n t to d ia 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 qu ip m en t and p e r f o r m i n g
r e p a i r s that i n v o l v e the us e o f such ha ndto ols as w r e n c h e s , g a u g es , d r i l l s ,
o r s p e c i a l i z e d e q u ip m en 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 ro k en
o r d e f e c t i v e p a r t s f r o m sto ck ; g r in d in g and ad justin 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 the 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 in g n e c e s s a r y a d j u s t­
m e n t s ; and a li g n i n g w h e e l s , ad jus tin g b r a k e s and lig h ts , o r tig h te n in g body
bolts.
In g e n e r a l , the w o r k o f the m o t o r v e h i c l e m a in te n a n c e m e c h a n i c
r e q u i r e s rou nded t r a i n i n g and e x p e r i e n c e u s u a lly a c q u i r e d th ro ugh 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 TE N A N C E P A IN T E R

M A IN T E N A N C E 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 ­
li s h m e n 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 fa c e p e c u l i a r i t i e s
and ty p e s o f paint 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 ain tin g by r e m o v i n g old f in is h o r by p l a c i n g putty o r f i l l e r in n a i l h o le s and
i n t e r s t i c e s ; and a p p lyin g paint w ith s p r a y gun o r bru sh .
M ay m ix c o lo rs ,
o i l s , w h it e le a d , and o t h e r paint i n g r e d i e n t s to obtain 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 , the w o r k o f the m a in te n a n c e p a in t e r r e q u i r e s rounded
t r a i n i n g and e x p e r i e n c e u s u a lly a c q u i r e d th ro u gh 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 tr a i n i n g and e x p e r i e n c e .
M A I N T E N A N C E M A C H IN IS T
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 in g r e p a i r s o f
m e t a l p a r t s o f m e c h a n i c a l e q u ip m e n t o p e r a t e d in 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 in 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 ; planning and l a y i n g out o f w o r k ; u sin g a v a r i e t y o f m a c h i n i s t ' s
ha nd too ls 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 ttin g up and o p e r a t i n g
s tan da rd m a c h in e t o o l s ; shap ing o f m e t a l p a r t s to c l o s e t o l e r a n c e s ; m a k in g
s tan da rd shop c o m p u ta tio 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 in in g ; k n o w le d g e o f the 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 ta n dard m a t e r i a l s , p a r t s , and e q u ip m e n t r e q u i r e d f o r this
w o r k ; and f i t t i n g and a s s e m b l i n g p a r t s into m e c h a n i c a l equ ip m en 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 roun ded t r a i n i n 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 lly a c q u i r e d th ro u gh 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 A I N T E N A N C E M E C H A N IC (M ach in 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 ip 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 the 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
e q u ip m e n t to d i a g n o s e s o u r c e o f tr o u b l e ; d i s m a n t l i n g o r p a r t l y d i s m a n t l i n 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 - t h a t m a i n l y i n v o l v e the use o f ha ndto ols in
s c r a p i n g and f i t t i n g p a r t s ; r e p l a c i n g b ro 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
ob ta ined f r o m sto ck ; o r d e r i n g the p r o d u c tio n o f a r e p l a c e m e n t p a r t by a
m a c h in e shop o r sendin g the m a c h in e to a m a c h in e shop 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 the p ro d u c tio 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 shops; r e a s s e m b l i n g m a c h i n e s ; and m a k in g a l l
n e c e s s a r y ad ju s tm e n ts f o r o p e r a t i o n .
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 te n a n c e m e c h a n i c r e q u i r e s
roun ded tr a i n i n g and e x p e r i e n c e u s u a lly
a c q u i r e d th ro u gh 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 lu d e d f r o m th 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 duties
i n v o l v e s e ttin g up o r ad jus tin g m a c h i n e s .




T h i s c l a s s i f i c a t i o n d o e s not includ e m e c h a n i c s who r e p a i r 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 sho ps.

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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 ty p e s o f pipe and
p i p e f i t t in 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 to l o c a t e p o s i t i o n o f pip e f r o m d r a w i n g s o r oth e r
w r i t t e n s p e c i f i c a t i o n s ; cutting 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 lengths 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 ; th r e a d i n g
p ip e w ith s toc k s and d i e s ; bending pipe by 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 with c ou p lin g s and fa s te n i n g pipe to h a n g e r s ;
m a k i n g s ta n dard shop c o m p u ta tio 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 in g s ta n dard t e s t s to d e t e r m i n e w h e t h e r fi n i s h e d p ip es
m e e t sp ecificatio n s.
In g e n e r a l , the w o r k o f the m ain te n an c e p i p e f i t t e r
r e q u i r e s roun ded t r a i n i n g and e x p e r i e n c e u s u a lly a c q u i r e d th ro u gh 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 a rily
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 build ing s an itation o r heating s y s t e m s
a re exclu d ed .
M A IN T E N A N C E S H E E T -M E T A L WORKER
F a b r i c a t e s , i n s t a l l s , and m a in ta in s in good r e p a i r the s h e e t - m e t a l
e q u ip m e n t and f i x t u r e s (such as m a c h i n e g u a r d s , g r e a s e pans, s h e l v e s ,
l o c k e r s , ta nks, v e n t i l a t o r s , c h u tes , d ucts , 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 l a y in g out a l l ty p e s o f
s h e e t - m e t a l m a i n te n a n c e w o r k f r o m b l u e p r i n t s , m o d e l s , o r o t h e r s p e c i f i ­
c a t i o n s ; s e ttin 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 ; us in g a v a r i e t y o f handto ols in cuttin g, bending, f o r m i n g , shaping,
f i t t i n 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 as 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 te 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 rou nded
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 th ro u gh 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 IL L W R IG H T
I n s t a l l s ne w m a c h i n e s o r h e a v y e q u ip m en 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 ip m e n t wh en ch an ge s in the plant layout a r e
requ ired .
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
w o r k ; i n t e r p r e t i n g b lu e p rin ts o r o t h e r s p e c i f i c a t i o n s ; using a v a r i e t y o f handt o o l s and r i g g i n g ; m a k i n g sta n da rd shop c o m p u ta tio n s r e l a t i n g to s t r e s s e s ,
s tr 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 alan cin g e q u i p ­
m e n t ; s e l e c t i n g s tan da rd t o o l s , e q u i p m e n t, and p a r t s to be used; and i n s t a l l i n g
and m a i n ta i n i n g in good 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 ip m e n t such as d r i v e s
and sp ee d r e d u c e r s .
In g e n e r a l , the m i l l w r i g h t ' s w o r k n o r m a l l y r e q u i r e s a
roun ded 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 th ro ugh 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 TRADES H E L P E R

T O O L A N D DIE MAKER

A s s i s t s one 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 te 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 du tie s o f l e s s e r s k ill, such as k e e p in g a
w o r k e r sup p lie d w ith 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 ip m en t; a s s i s t i n g j o u r n e y m a n by ho 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 ille d ta 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 kind o f w o r k
the h e l p e r is 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 tr a d e to t r a d e :
In s o m e
t r a d e s the h e l p e r i s c o n fin e d to s up p lyin g, l i f t i n g , and h o ld ing 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
by 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 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 used in shaping 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 i t 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 rs tan d in 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 ta s k s ; m a k in g n e c e s s a r y shop c o m p u ta tio 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 equ ip m en t; using v a r i o u s t o o l and die
m a k e r ' s hand to ols and p r e c i s i o n m e a s u r i n g in s t r u m e n t s ; w o r k i n 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 i tti n 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 ce 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
roun ded 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 l l y a c q u i r e d
th ro 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 A C H IN E -T O O L O P E R A T O R (T oo lro om )
S p e c i a l i z e s in o p e r a t i n g one o r m o r e than one ty p e 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 ng ine la th e , m i l l i n g m a c h i n e ) to m a c h in e
m e t a l f o r use in m a k i n g o r m a in ta in in g j i g s , f i x t u r e s , cutting 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 used in shaping 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 ia l (e .g., pla stic, p la s te r, rubber, g la ss).
W ork ty p ica lly in v o lve 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 in in g o p e r a t i o n s w h ich r e q u i r e c o m ­
p l i c a t e d setups o r a high d e g r e e o f a c c u r a c y ; setting 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 cuttin g t o o l s and adju st g u i d e s , sto 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 handle the s i z e o f sto ck to be m a c h in 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 , to 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 th 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 ) ; usin g a v a r i e t y o f p r e c i s i o n
m e a s u r i n g i n s t r u m e n t s ; m a k i n g n e c e s s a r y a d ju s tm e n ts d u r in g m a c h i n i n 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 ts and cutting 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 when t o o l s ne 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 lly a c q u i r e d th ro 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 erien ce.

in c lu d e
shops.

F o r c r o s s - i n d u s t r y w a g e study 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
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 jo b b in g

F o r c r o s s - i n d u s t r y w a g e study 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
in c lu d e t o o l and d ie m a k e r s who (1) a r e e m p l o y e d in t o o l and d ie jo b b in g
shops o r (2) p r o d u c e f o r g i n g d i e s ( d i e s i n k e r s ) .
S T A T IO N A R Y E N G IN E E R
O p e r a t e s and m a in ta in s and m a y a l s o s u p e r v i s e th e o p e r a t i o n o f
s t a t i o n a r y e n g in e s and e q u ip 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 supply the
e s t a b l i s h m e n t in w h ich e m p l o y e d w ith p o w e r , heat, r e f r i g e r a t i o n , o r a i r c o n d it io n in g .
W ork in vo lves:
O p e r a t i n g and m a in ta in in g e q u ip m e n t such as
s te 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 , tu r b i n e s , v e n t i l a t i n 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 te a m b o i l e r s and b o i l e r - f e d w a t e r pum ps;
m a k i n g e q u ip 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 su m p tio n .
M a y a l s o s u p e r v i s e t h e s e o p e r a ti o n s .
H e ad 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 one e n g i n e e r
a re exclu d ed .
B O IL E R T E N D E R
F ires
s t a t i o n a r y b o i l e r s to f u r n i s h the e s t a b l i s h m e n t in w h ich
e m p l o y e d w ith he at, p o w e r , o r
steam .
F e e d s f u e l s to f i r e by hand or
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 equ ip m en t.

Material Movement and Custodial
T R U C K D R IV E R
D r i v e s a tr 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 i a l s , m e r c h a n d i s e , e q u ip m e n t, o r w o r k e r s b e tw e e n v a r i o u s t y p e s o f e s t a b ­
l i s h m e n t s such a s :
M a n u fa c t u r in g p la nts, f r e i g 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 ta b l i s h m e n ts , 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 ' ho u s e s o r p l a c e s o f b u s in e s s . M a y a l s o loa d o r unload tr u c k w ith
o r w ith out 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 tr u c k in good
w ork ing ord e r.
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 .
F o r w a g e study p u r p o s e s , t r u c k d r i v e r s a r e c l a s s i f i e d by s i z e and
ty p e o f e q u ip m e n t, as f o l l o w s :
( T r a c t o r - t r a i l e r should be r a t e d on the b a s is
o f t r a i l e r c a p a city .)




T R U C K D R I V E R — Contin ued
T ru ck d river,
T ru ck d river,
T ru ck d river,
T ru ck d river,

lig h t t r u c k (u n de r 1 V2 to n s )
m e d i u m tr u c k (1 V2 to and in c lu d in g 4 to ns)
h e a v y tr u c k ( t r a i l e r ) ( o v e r 4 to n s )
h e a v y tr u c k ( o t h e r than t r a i l e r ) ( o v e r 4 to n s )

S H IP P IN G A N D R E C E IV IN 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 sh ip m en 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 i n c o m i n g s h ip m e n ts o f m e r c h a n d i s e o r o t h e r m a t e r i a l s .
Shipping w o r k
i n v o l v e s : A k n o w l e d g e o f shipping 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 good s

SHIPPING A N D RECEIVING CLERK— Continued

SHIPPING PACKER ----Continued

shipped, m ak in g up b i l l s o f la d in g , p os tin g w e i g h t and shipping c h a r g e s , and
k e e p in g a f i l e o f s hipping r e c o r d s .
M a y d i r e c t o r a s s i s t in p r e p a r i n g the
m e r c h a n d i s e f o r sh ip m en t.
R ece iv in g w ork in v o lv e s : V e rify in g or d irectin g
o t h e r s in v e r i f y i n g the c o r r e c t n e s s o f sh ip m en ts a g a in s t b i l l s o f la d in g ,
i n v o i c e s , o r o t h e r r e c o r d s ; c h e c k in g f o r s h o r t a g e s and r e j e c t i n g d a m a g e d
good s ; routing m e r c h a n d i s e o r m a t e r i a l s to p r o p e r d e p a r t m e n t s ; and m a i n ­
ta in in g n e c e s s a r y r e c o r d s and f i l e s .

shipping c o n t a i n e r s and m a y i n v o l v e one o r m o r e o f the f o l l o w i n g : K n o w l e d g e
o f v a r i o u s i t e m s o f s toc k in o r d e r to v e r i f y content; s e l e c t i o n o f a p p r o p r i a t e
typ e and s i z e o f c o n t a i n e r ; i n s e r t i n g e n c l o s u r e s in c o n t a i n e r ; using e x c e l s i o r
o r o t h e r m a t e r i a l to p r e v e n t b r e a k a g e o r d a m a g e ; c l o s i n g and s e a l i n g c o n ­
t a i n e r ; and ap p lyin g l a b e l s o r e n t e r i n g id e n t i f y i n g data on c o n ta in e r .
Packers
who a l s o m a k e w o o d e n b o x e s o r c r a t e s a r e e x c lu d e d .
M A T E R I A L H A N D L IN G L A B O R E R

F o r wage

study p u r p o s e s ,

w orkers

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

Shipping c l e r k
R eceivin g c le rk
Shipping and r e c e i v i n g c l e r k
WAREHOUSEMAN
A s d i r e c t e d , p e r f o r m s a v a r i e t y o f w a r e h o u s i n g d uties w h ich r e q u i r e
an un der standing o f the e s t a b l i s h m e n t ' s s t o r a g e p l a n .
W ork in v o lve s m ost
o f the f o l l o w i n g : V e r i f y i n g m a t e r i a l s ( o r m e r c h a n d i s e ) a g a in s t r e c e i v i n g
d o c u m e n ts , noting and r e p o r t i n g d i s c r e p a n c i e s and ob v io u s d a m a g e s ; rou tin g
m a t e r i a l s to p r e s c r i b e d s t o r a g e l o c a t i o n s ; s t o r i n g , stack in g , o r p a l l e t i z i n g
m a t e r i a l s in a c c o r d a n c e w i t h p r e s c r i b e d s t o r a g e m e t h o d s ; r e a r r a n g i n g and
t a k i n g i n v e n t o r y o f s t o r e d m a t e r i a l s ; e x a m i n i n g s t o r e d m a t e r i a l s and
r e p o r t i n g d e t e r i o r a t i o n and d a m a g e ; r e m o v i n g m a t e r i a l f r o m s t o r a g e and
p r e p a r i n g it f o r sh ip m en t.
M a y o p e r a t e hand o r p o w e r tr u c k s in p e r f o r m i n g
w a r e h o u s i n g d u tie s .
E x c l u d e w o r k e r s w h o s e p r i m a r y duties i n v o l v e shipping and r e c e i v ­
ing w o r k ( s e e Shipping and R e c e i v i n g C l e r k and Shipping P a c k e r ) , o r d e r f i l l i n g
(see O r d e r F i l l e r ) , o r operatin g p o w e r trucks (see P o w e r - T r u c k O p e ra to r ).
O RD ER F IL L E R

F i l l s shippin g o r t r a n s f e r o r d e r s f o r f i n i s h e d goods f r o m s t o r e d
m e r c h a n d i s e in a c c o r d a n c e w ith s p e c i f i c a t i o n s on s a l e s s l i p s , c u s t o m e r s '
o r d e r s , or other instructions.
M a y , in ad d itio n to f i l l i n g o r d e r s and i n d i ­
c a tin g i t e m s f i l l e d o r o m i t t e d , k e e p r e c o r d s o f o u tgo in g o r d e r s , r e q u i s i t i o n
a d d itio n a l stoc k o r r e p o r t s h o rt s u p p li es to s u p e r v i s o r , and p e r f o r m o t h e r
r e l a t e d d utie s .
SH IPPIN G P A C K E R
P r e p a r e s f i n i s h e d p ro d u c ts f o r s hip m en t o r s t o r a g e by p l a c i n g th em
in shipping c o n t a i n e r s , the s p e c i f i c o p e r a t i o n s p e r f o r m e d b e in g dependent
upon the t y p e , s i z e , and n u m b e r o f units to be p ac k ed , the ty p e o f c o n ta in e r
e m p l o y e d , and m e t h o d o f sh ip m en t.
W o r k r e q u i r e s the p l a c i n g o f i t e m s in




A w o r k e r e m p l o y e d in a w a r e h o u s e , m a n u f a c tu r in g plant, s t o r e , o r
o t h e r e s t a b l i s h m e n t w h o s e du tie s i n v o l v e one o r m o r e o f the f o l l o w i n g :
L o a d i n g and un lo ading v a r i o u s m a t e r i a l s and m e r c h a n d i s e on o r f r o m f r e i g h t
c a r s , t r u c k s , o r o t h e r t r a n s p o r t i n g d e v i c e s ; unpack in g, s h e l v i n g , o r p la c i n g
m a t e r i a l s o r m e r c h a n d i s e in p r o p e r s t o r a g e l o c a t i o n ; and t r a n s p o r t i n g
m a t e r i a l s o r m e r c h a n d i s e b y handtr uck, c a r , o r w h e e l b a r r o w .
Longshore
w o r k e r s , who loa d and unload ship s, a r e e x c lu d e d .
P O W E R -TR U C K O PE RA TO R
O p e r a t e s a m a n u a l l y c o n t r o l l e d g a s o l i n e - o r e l e c t r i c - p o w e r e d tr u c k
o r t r a c t o r to t r a n s p o r t g ood s and m a t e r i a l s o f a l l kinds about a w a r e h o u s e ,
m a n u f a c t u r i n g plant , o r o t h e r e s t a b l i s h m e n t .
truck,

F o r w a g e study p u r p o s e s , w o r k e r s
as f o l l o w s :

a r e c l a s s i f i e d by typ e o f p o w e r -

F o rk lift operator
P o w e r - t r u c k o p e r a t o r ( o t h e r than f o r k l i f t )
GUARD AND W ATC H M AN
Guard.
P e r f o r m s ro u tin e p o l i c e d u tie s , e i t h e r at f i x e d p os t o r on
t o u r , m a i n t a i n i n g o r d e r , u sing a r m s o r f o r c e w h e r e n e c e s s a r y .
Inc lu d e s
g u a r d s who a r e s ta tio n e d at gate and c h e c k on i d e n t i t y o f e m p l o y e e s and
other p erson s e n te rin g .
W atchm an.
M a k e s roun ds o f p r e m i s e s
p r o p e r t y a g a in s t f i r e , t h e ft, and i l l e g a l e n t r y .
J A N IT O R ,

p erio d ically

in

protecting

P O R T E R , OR C L E A N E R

C l e a n s and k e e p s in an o r d e r l y c o n d it io n f a c t o r y w o r k i n g a r e a s and
w a s h r o o m s , o r p r e m i s e s o f an o f f i c e , a p a r t m e n t ho use, o r c o m m e r c i a l
or other establishm en t.
D utie s i n v o l v e a c o m b in a tio n o f the f o l l o w i n g :
S w e e p in g , m o p p i n g o r s c ru b b in g , and p o l i s h i n g f l o o r s ; r e m o v i n g c h ip s , t r a s h ,
and o t h e r r e f u s e ; dusting e q u ip m e n t, f u r n i t u r e , o r f i x t u r e s ; p o l i s h i n g m e t a l
f i x t u r e s o r t r i m m i n g s ; p r o v i d i n g s u p p lies and m i n o r m a in te n a n c e s e r v i c e s ;
and c l e a n i n g l a v a t o r i e s , s h o w e r s , and r e s t r o o m s .
W o r k e r s who s p e c i a l i z e
in w i n d o w w a s h in g a r e e x c l u d e d .

Service Contract
Act Surveys
The follo w in g areas a re s u r ­
v e y e d p e r i o d i c a l l y f o r u s e in a d m i n ­
i s t e r i n g th e S e r v i c e C o n t r a c t A c t
o f 1965.
Su rvey resu lts a r e pub­
l i s h e d in r e l e a s e s w h ic h a r e a v a i l a ­
b le , at no c o s t, w h i l e s u p p lies la s t
f r o m any o f th e B L S r e g i o n a l o f f i c e s
shown on the b ac k c o v e r .
A la s k a (statew ide)
A l b a n y , Ga.
A lexa n d ria , La.
A l p e n a , St andis h, and
T a w a s C ity, M ich.
A s h e v ille , N .C .
A t l a n t i c C i t y , N .J .
Augusta, G a ^ S .C .
A u stin , T e x .
B a k e r s fie ld , C alif.
B ato n R o u g e , L a .
B attle C r e e k , M ich.
B ea um o nt—P o r t A r t h u r Orange, Tex.
B i l o x i —G u l f p o r t and
Pascagoula, M is s.
B r e m e r t o n , W ash.
B r i d g e p o r t , N o r w a l k , and
S t a m f o r d , Conn.
B r u n s w i c k , Ga.
C ed a r R a p id s, Iowa
C h a m p a ign —U r b a n a — a n t o u l, 111.
R
C h a r l e s t o n , S.C .
Cheyenne, W yo.
C la r k s v ille — o p k in s v ille , Tenn^-Ky.
H
C olorad o S prin gs, C olo.
C o l u m b i a , S.C .
C o lu m b u s , M i s s .
C r a n e , Ind.
D e c a t u r , 111.
D es M o i n e s , Iow a
Dothan, A l a .
D u l u t h - S u p e r i o r , M inn .—W i s .
E l P a s o , T e x . , and A l a m o g o r d o —L a s
C r u c e s , N. M e x .
E u g en e —S p r i n g f i e l d and M e d f o r d —
K l a m a t h F a l l s —G r a n ts P a s s R oseburg, O reg.
F a y e t t e v ille , N .C .
F i t c h b u r g —L e o m i n s t e r , M a s s .




F o r t R i l e y —Jun ction C i t y , K ans .
F o r t S m ith , A r k . —Okla.
F o r t W a y n e , Ind.
F r e d e r i c k —H a g e r s t o w n —
C h a m b e r s b u r g , M d .—P a .
G a d s d en and A n n i s to n , A l a .
G o ld s b o ro , N .C .
G r a n d Island—H a s t i n g s , N e b r .
G uam , T e r r i t o r y o f
H a r r i s b u r g —L e b a n o n , P a .
Johnson C ity —K i n g s p o r t —B r i s t o l ,
T enn.—Va.
La C ro ss e , W is .
Laredo, Tex.
L a w t o n , O kla .
L e x i n g t o n —F a y e t t e , K y .
L i m a , O hio
L o g a n s p o r t —P e r u , Ind.
L o w e r E a s t e r n S h o r e , M d .—V a .—D e l.
M a c o n , Ga.
M adison , W is.
M a in e (statew id e)
M c A l l e n —P h a r r —E d in b u r g and
B ro w n s v ille — arlin g en H
San B e n i t o , T e x .
M erid ian , M is s.
M i d d l e s e x , M on m o u th , and
O c e a n C o s . , N .J .
M o b i l e and P e n s a c o l a , A l a ^ - F l a .
M o n ta n a ( s t a t e w i d e )
N e w B e r n - J a c k s o n v ille , N .C .
N ew H a m p sh ire (statew ide)
N e w L on d on — o r w i c h , Conn.—R . I .
N
N o r t h D ak ota ( s t a t e w i d e )
N orthern N ew Y o r k
O rlan d o, F la.
O xn ard-S im i V a lle y V entu ra, C alif.
Phoen ix, A r i z .
P in e B lu ff, A r k .
P u e b l o , C o lo .
Puerto R ico
R a l e i g h —D u r h a m , N .C .
Reno, N ev.
R iv e r s id e - S a n B ernardino—
O n ta rio , C alif.
Salina, Kans.
Sali nas—S e a s i d e — o n t e r e y , C a l i f .
M
Sa ndus ky, O hio

Santa B a r b a r a - S a n t a M a r i a L o m p o c , C alif.
Sava nnah, Ga.
Selm a, A la .
S h e rm a n —D e n is o n , T e x .
S h reveport, La.
South D ak ota ( s t a t e w i d e )
South ern Idaho
S o u th w e s t e r n V i r g i n i a
S p r i n g f i e l d , 111.
S p r i n g f i e l d —C h i c o p e e — o l y o k e ,
H
M a s s . —Conn.
Stockton, C a l i f .
T a c o m a , Wash.
T op ek a , Kans.
T u l s a , O k la .
Upper Pen in su la , M ich .
V a l l e j o - F a i r f i e l d — apa, C a lif.
N
V e rm o n t (statew ide)
V i r g i n Is l a n d s o f th e U.S.
W a c o and K i l l e e n - T e m p l e , T e x .
W a t e r l o o —C e d a r F a l l s , Iow a
W est T e x a s P lain s
W est V ir g in ia (statew ide)
W i l m i n g t o n , D e l . —N .J .—M d .
Y a k i m a , R i c h l a n d —K e n n e w i c k , and
W a l l a W a l l a —P e n d l e t o n ,
W ash r-O reg.

ALSO A V A IL A B L E —
A n annual r e p o r t on s a l a r i e s f o r
ac c ou n tan ts , a u d i t o r s , c h i e f a c c o u n t ­
an ts , a t t o r n e y s , job a n a l y s t s , d i r e c ­
to rs o f person n el, b u yers, c h e m is ts ,
e n g in eers, engineerin g tech n icia n s,
d ra fters, a n d
c le r ic a l em p loyees
is a v a i l a b l e .
O r d e r as B L S B u l l e ­
tin 1931, N a t i o n a l S u r v e y o f P r o ­
fession al, A d m in is tra tiv e , Tech n ical
and C l e r i c a l P a y , M a r c h 1976, $ 1.3 5
a c o p y , f r o m any o f the B L S r e ­
g i o n a l s a l e s o f f i c e s shown on the
b a c k c o v e r , o r f r o m the S u p e r i n ­
te ndent o f D o c u m e n t s , U.S. G o v e r n ­
m en t P r i n t i n g O f f i c e , W a s h i n g t o n ,
D . C . 20402.

Area Wage
Surveys
A l i s t o f the l a t e s t b u lle tin s a v a i l a b l e is p r e s e n t e d b e lo w .
m a y be p u r ch a s e d f r o m any o f th e B L S r e g i o n a l o f f i c e s shown on
c o v e r , o r f r o m the Su perin te n den t o f D o c u m e n ts , U.S. G o v e r n m e n t
O f f i c e , W a sh in g to n , D .C . 20402.
A d i r e c t o r y o f o c c u p a tio n a l w a g e
c o v e r i n g the y e a r s 1950 th ro u g h 1975, is a v a i l a b l e on r e q u e s t .

Area
A k r o n , Ohio , D ec. 1 9 7 6 1________________________________________
A lb an y —Schen ect ady—T r o y , N . Y . , Sept. 1976 ________________
A n a h e im —Santa Ana—G a r d e n G r o v e ,
C a l i f . , Oct. 1 9 76 _________________________________________________
A tl a n ta , G a., M a y 1 9 76 __________________________________________
B a l t i m o r e , M d ., Au g . 1 9 76 ______________________________________
B i l l i n g s , M o n t., July 1 9 7 6 ______________________________________
B i r m i n g h a m , A l a . , M a r . 1977__________________________________
B os ton , M a s s . , Au g . 1976 ______________________________________
B u ffa lo , N . Y . , O c t. 1976 ________________________________________
Canton, O h io , M a y 1 9 7 6 _________________________________________
Cha tt anooga, T enn.—G a ., Sept. 1976 __________________________
C h ic a g o , 111., M a y 1976 _________________________________________
C in c in n ati, Ohio—K y .—I n d . , M a r . 1 9 76 ________________________
C l e v e l a n d , O hio , Sept. 1 9 7 6 ____________________________________
C olum b us, O hio , O ct. 1 9 76_____________________________________
C or p u s C h r i s t i , T e x . , July 1 9 76 _______________________________
D a lla s —F o r t W o r t h , T e x . , O c t. 1 9 76 __________________________
D a v e n p o r t—R o c k Isla nd—M o l i n e , Iow a—111., F e b . 1976______
D ayto n , O h io , D ec. 1976 ________________________________________
D ayto n a B e a c h , F l a . , A u g . 1976 _______________________________
D e n v e r —B o u l d e r , C o l o . , D e c . 1 9 76 ____________________________
D e t r o i t , M i c h . , M a r . 1 9 7 6 1 _____________________________________
F r e s n o , C a l i f . , June 1976 ______________________________________
G a i n e s v i l l e , F l a . , Sept. 1976 ___________________________________
G r e e n B a y , W i s . , July 1 9 76 ____________________________________
G r e e n s b o r o — i n s t o n - S a l e m —H i g h P o i n t ,
W
N . C . , A u g . 1976__________________________________________________
G r e e n v i l l e —S p a r t a n b u r g , S . C . , June 1976 1___________________
H a r t f o r d , Conn ., M a r . 1977 _____________________________________
H ou st on , T e x . , A p r . 1 9 76 _______________________________________
H u n t s v i l l e , A l a . , F e b . 1977 1 ___________________________________
In d ia n a p o lis , Ind., O c t. 1976____________________________________
J ack son, M i s s . , F e b . 1 9 7 7 * ____________________________________
J a c k s o n v i l l e , F l a . , D e c . 1 9 7 6 * _________________________________
Kansas C i t y , M o . - K a n s . , Sept. 1976 1 ________________________
L o s A n g e l e s —L on g B e a c h , C a l i f . , O c t. 1 9 7 6 _________________
L o u i s v i l l e , K y.—Ind., N o v . 1976________________________________




B u lle tin s
the bac k
P rin tin g
surveys,

B u lle tin n u m b e r
and p r i c e *
1900-76, 85 cents
1900-59, 55 cents
1900-67,
1900-30,
1900-52,
1900-39,
1950-8,
1900-53,
1900-70,
1900-28,
1900-57,
1900-32,
1900-7,
1900-62,
1900-68,
1900-^1,
1900-63,
190Q-25,
1900-78,
1900-45,
1900-73,
1900-15,
1900-29,
1900-54,
1900-37,

75 cents
85 cents
85 cents
55 cents
85 cents
85 cents
75 cents
55 cents
55 cents
$ 1.0 5
75 cents
95 cents
75 cents
55 cents
85 cents
55 cents
85 cents
45 cents
85 cents
$ 1.2 5
55 cents
45 cents
55 cents

1900-47,
1900-36,
1950-9,
1900-26,
1950-4,
1900-58,
1950-2,
1900-80,
1900-60,
1900-77,
1900-69,

65 cents
85 cents
80 cents
85 cents
$ 1 .4 0
75 cents
$ 1 .5 0
85 cents
$1.05
85 cents
55 cents

Area
M e m p h i s , T e n n . —A r k . —M i s s ., N o v . 1976 1_____________________
M i a m i , F l a . , O c t. 1976___________________________________________
M i l w a u k e e , W i s . , A p r . 1976 ____________________________________
M i n n e a p o l i s —St. P a u l , M in n .—W i s . , Jan. 1977 ________________
N a s s a u - S u f f o l k , N . Y . , June 1976 _______________________________
N e w a r k , N . J . , Jan. 1977 _________________________________________
N e w O r l e a n s , L a . , Jan. 1977 1___________________________________
N e w Y o r k , N . Y . - N . J . , M a y 1 976________________________________
N o r f o l k —V i r g i n i a B e a c h —P o r t s m o u t h , V a .—
N . C . , M a y 1976 1_________________________________________________
N o r f o l k —V i r g i n i a B ea ch —P o r t s m o u t h and
N e w p o r t N e w s —H a m p t o n , V a.—N . C . , M a y 1 9 7 6 1 _____________
N o r t h e a s t P e n n s y l v a n i a , A u g . 1976 ____________________________
O k l a h o m a C i t y , O k l a . , A u g . 1976_______________________________
O m a h a , N e b r . - I o w a , O c t. 1976__________________________________
P a t e r son—C l i ft o n —P a s s a i c , N . J . , June 1976 ___________________
P h i l a d e l p h i a , P a . —N . J . , N o v . 1976 1____________________________
P i t t s b u r g h , P a . , Jan. 1977_______________________________________
P o r t l a n d , M a i n e , D e c . 1976 1 ___________________________________
P o r t l a n d , O r e g . - W a s h . , M a y 1976 _____________________________
P o u g h k e e p s i e , N . Y . , June 1976 _________________________________
P o u g h k e e p s i e —K in g s to n —N e w b u r g h , N . Y . , June 1976________
P r o v i d e n c e —W a r w i c k —P a w t u c k e t , R .1.—
M a s s . , June 1 9 76 ________________________________________________
R i c h m o n d , V a . , June 1976_______________________________________
St. L o u i s , MO.-I11., M a r . 1977___________________________________
S a c r a m e n t o , C a l i f . , D e c . 1976 __________________________________
Sa gin a w , M i c h . , N o v . 1976 1_____________________________________
Salt L a k e C ity —O g d e n , Utah, N o v . 1976_______________________
San A n t o n i o , T e x . , M a y 1976 ___________________________________
San D i e g o , C a l i f . , N o v . 1 976____________________________________
San F r a n c i s c o —O ak la n d, C a l i f . , M a r . 1976 ____________________
San J o s e , C a l i f . , M a r . 1976_____________________________________
S e a t tle —E v e r e t t , W a s h . , Jan. 1976 _____________________________
South Bend, Ind., M a r . 1976 ____________________________________
S y r a c u s e , N . Y . , July 1 976_______________________________________
T o l e d o , O hio—M i c h . , M a y 1976__________________________________
T r e n t o n , N . J . , Sept. 1976________________________________________
W a s h i n g to n , D .C .—M d . —V a . , M a r . 1976 _______________________
W i c h i t a , K a n s . , A p r . 1976_______________________________________
W o r c e s t e r , M a s s . , A p r . 1976 ___________________________________
Y o r k , P a . , F e b . 1977 _____________________________________________

B u lle tin n u m b e r
and p r i c e *
1900-75,
1900-66,
1900-22,
1950-3,
1900-35.
1950-7,
1950-5,
1900-48,

85 cents
75 cents
85 cents
$ 1 .6 0
85 cents
$ 1 .6 0
$ 1 .6 0
$ 1 .0 5

1900-27, 85 cents'
1900-33,
1900-43,
1900-42,
1900-61,
1900-38,
1900-64,
1950-1,
1900-72,
1900-51,
1900-50,
1900-55,

85 cents
65 cents
55 cents
55 cents
55 cents
$1.10
$ 1 .5 0
85 cents
75 cents
45 cents
55 cents

1900-31,
1900-34,
1950-10,
1900-71,
1900-74,
1900-65,
1900-23,
1900-79,
1900-9,
1900-13,
1900-6,
1900-5,
1900-44,
1900-24,
1900-56,
1900-12,
1900-21,
1900-16,
1950-6,

75 cents
65 cents
$ 1.2 0
55 cents
75 cents
55 cents
65 cents
55 cents
95 cents
75 cents
65 cents
55 cents
55 cents
55 cents
55 cents
85 cents
55 cents
55 cents
$ 1.1 0

Prices are determined by the Government Printing O ffice and are subject to change.
* Data on establishment practices and supplementary w age provisions are also presented.

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