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Area
Wage
Survey

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Bulletin 1950-17




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/7

Atlanta, Georgia, Metropolitan Area,
May 1977

Preface
T h is b u lle tin p r o v id e s r e s u lt s o f a M a y 1977 s u r v e y o f o c c u p a tio n a l
e a rn in g s in the A tla n ta . G e o r g ia . Stan d ard M e tr o p o lita n S t a tis tic a l A r e a .
T h e s u r v e y w as m a d e as p a r t o f th e B u rea u o f L a b o r S t a t is t ic s ' annual
a rea w age su rvey p ro gra m .
It w as con du cted b y the B u re a u 's r e g io n a l
o f f i c e in A tla n ta , G a., u n der the g e n e r a l d ir e c t io n of J e r r y G. A d a m s ,
A s s is ta n t R e g io n a l C o m m is s io n e r fo r O p e r a tio n s .
T h e s u r v e y cou ld not
h a ve b een a c c o m p lis h e d w ith ou t th e c o o p e r a tio n o f the m an y f ir m s w h o s e
w a g e and s a la r y data p r o v id e d th e b a s is f o r th e s t a t is t ic a l in fo r m a tio n in
th is b u lle tin .
T h e B u re a u w is h e s to e x p r e s s s in c e r e a p p r e c ia tio n fo r th e
c o o p e r a tio n r e c e iv e d .

M a t e r ia l in th is p u b lic a tio n is in th e
re p r o d u c e d w ith ou t p e r m is s io n o f th e F e d e r a l




p u b lic d om ain and m a y be
G o v e rn m e n t.
P le a s e c r e d it

th e B u re a u
p u b lic a tio n .

of

Labor

S ta tis tic s

and

c ite

th e

n am e

and n u m b er

of

th is

Note:
R e p o r t s on o c c u p a tio n a l e a r n in g s and s u p p le m e n ta ry w a g e p r o v is io n s
in th e A tla n ta a r e a a r e a v a ila b le f o r h o s p ita ls (A u g u s t 1975), n u rs in g h o m es
(M a y 1976), p ain ts and v a r n is h e s (N o v e m b e r 1976), banking (D e c e m b e r 1976),
and l i f e in s u ra n c e (D e c e m b e r 1976) in d u s tr ie s .
A l s o a v a ila b le a r e lis tin g s
o f union w a g e r a te s fo r b u ild in g t r a d e s , p rin tin g t r a d e s , lo c a l- t r a n s it
o p e r a tin g e m p lo y e e s , lo c a l t r u c k d r iv e r s and h e lp e r s , and g r o c e r y s to r e
e m p lo y e e s .
F r e e c o p ie s o f th e s e a r e a v a ila b le f r o m th e B u re a u 's r e g io n a l
o f f ic e s .
(S e e b a c k c o v e r f o r a d d r e s s e s .)

Area
Wage
Survey

Atlanta, Georgia, Metropolitan Area
May 1977

U.S. Department of Labor
Ray Marshall, Secretary
Bureau of Labor Statistics
Julius Shiskin, Commissioner
July 1977

Contents

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T ables:

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E a r n in g s , all e s tab li s h m en ts :
A - l . W e e k l y e arnings of o f f i c e
>

bJ

1

A.

Page

A-3.

A-4.

W e e k l y e arnings o f p r o f e s 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 ----------H o u r l y e arnings o f m a i n t e ­
nance, to o l r o o m , and

3
7

A p p e nd ix A .
Ap p end ix B.
9

p o w e r p l a n t w o r k e r s ----------------------------12

A-5.

A-6.

A-7.

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
w o r k e r s ---------------------------------------- 13
A v e r a g e h o u r l y e a r n in g s o f
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 cu s tod ia l w o r k e r s ,
b y s e x -----------------------------------------15
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 earnings, adjuste d f o r
e m p lo ym e n t shifts, f o r s e ­
le c te d occupational g r o u p s ----------- 16

E a r n in g s , l a r g e es tab lis h m en ts :
A - 8 . W e e k l y e arning s of o f f i c e
17
1

>

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 cus todial
-------------------------------------- 25
A - 1 3 . A v e r a g e h o u r l y e arnin g s of
m ainte n ance, to o l r o o m ,
p ow erp lant, m a t e r i a l m o v e ­
ment, and cu s tod ial w o r k e r s ,
by s e x --------------------------------------- - 26

W e e k l y e arn in g s o f p r o f e s ?n

A - 1 0 . A v e r a g e w e e k l y e arn in g s of
o f f i c e , p r o f e s s i o n a l , and
- 22
A - 11. 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 -----------------— 24

Scope and met hod o f s u r v e y -------- - 29

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 con du cts s u r v e y s o f o c c u p a t i o n a l e a r n in g s and r e l a t e d
b e n e f i t s . (S e e 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 e a c 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 ta b l e 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 i i .

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 o c 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 plant 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 by the 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 the 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 ta b l e s
T a b l e s A - 1 th ro 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 o f
m a n u f a c tu r in g and n o n m a n u fa ctu 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 th 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 chan ges in a v e r a g e h o u r l y e a r n i n 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 tio 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 resen ta tion .
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 by e m p l o y ­
m e n t s h ifts 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 o f e s t a b l i s h m e n t s
in 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.
A p p e n d ix e s
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 o n 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 atio n .

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

A.

E a rn in g s

Table A-1. Weekly earnings of office workers in Atlanta, Ga., May 1977
Weekly e a r n i n g ^ ^ ™
(s ta nda rd )

Occupation and in du stry d ivis io n

Number
of
workers

A verag e
weekly
h ou r s 1
(s ta nda rd )

N u m b er
$
80

M ean2

M i d d l e r an g e 2

Med ian 2

of w o rk e rs

$

s
90

receivin g

S

$
lo o

n o

straig h t-tim e
S

120

$
130

w e ek ly

$
140

earn in g s

i

s
150

160

o f ----

170

S

$

$
180

190

$
200

S
210

$
220

S

s
240

260

$
280

S

$
300

320

and
under
90

340
and

140

150

lo Q

170

49
-

77

179

2 7 6

528

4 1 7

27

51

4 0 2
74

5 0 6

15

98

111

71

79

36

62

152

2 2 5

328

4 0 8

110
4 1 8

161

49

2 5 6

230

2 0 4

328

187

185

17

32

19

90
39

110

100

120

130

l
l
-

160

190

200

210

2 2 0

240

260

280

2 7 5

4 0 7

223

340

over

53

26

300

320

302

165

49

117

21
144

13

4

9

36

49

17

12
17

33
8

6

4

2
6

ALL WORKERS
SECRETARIES — -------MANUFACTURING
nonmanufacturing PUBLIC UTILITIES
WHOLESALE TRADE —
RETAIL TRADE ------FINANCE ---------SERVICES --------SECRETARIES* CLASS A
MANUFACTURING -----NONMANUFACTURING PUBLIC UTILITIES
SECRETARIES, CLASS 8
MANUFACTURING
NQNMANUFACTURING PUBLIC UTILITIES
wholesale trade RETAIL TRADE ---FINANCE ----SERVICES
SECRETARIES, CLASS C
MANUFACTURING —
NONMANUFACTURING PUBLIC UTILITIES
WHOLESALE TRADE —
RETAIL TRADE —
FINANCE
SERVICES
SECRETARIES, CLASS D
MANUFACTURING ----NONMANUFACTURING —
PUBLIC UTILITIES
WHOLESALE TRADE RETAIL TRADE ---FINANCE --------SERVICES -------STENOGRAPHERS --------MANUFACTURING —
NONMANUFACTURING —
PUBLIC UTILITIES
WHOLESALE TRADE --FINANCE
SERVICES -------- --STENOGRAPHERS, GENERAL
MANUFACTURING —
NONMANUFACTURING —
PUBLIC UTILITIES
WHOLESALE TRADE SERVICES -----

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

1 9 2 .0 0

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

1 9 5 .5 0

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

-

a

-

3 9 .0
3 8 .5

2 0 1 .5 0

1 9 0 .0 0

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

-

-

2 5 2 .0 0

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

-

2
-

935

4 0 .0

2 0 3 .0 0

1 9 5 .5 0

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

-

-

-

357

4 0 .0

1 9 1 .0 0

1 8 3 .0 0

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

-

-

-

1 ,2 0 1
296

38 • 0

1 8 5 .0 0

1 7 8 .5 0

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

-

•

-

3 9 .0

1 9 5 .5 0

1 8 9 .0 0

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

-

2

-

285

3 9 .0
3 9 .5

2 4 1 .0 0

2 2 9 .0 0

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

.

•

2 3 1 .0 0

2 1 8 .0 0

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

-

-

-

-

-

•

-

-

-

-

-

•

-

A , 286
1 ,0 0 5
3 ,2 8 1
4 9 2

89

3 9 .0
3 9 .5

2 5 0 .0 0

$

$

196

3 9 .0

2 4 5 .5 0

2 3 8 .5 0

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

89

3 8 .5

2 6 5 .5 0

2 5 4 .0 0

3 9 .0
3 9 .0

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

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

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

-

219

25

18

68

81

48

1
41

5

12

69

125

126

88

95

63

15

37

34

41

23

22

22

15

34

72

124

165

40
208

122
37

41

7

l

194

98

52

89

3

6

14

2 2

55

10

3 9

30

29

11

-

5

-

19

35

5

29

32

49

26

-

1

-

12

8

2

14

18

5

3

4

2

6

27

15

14

11
38

3

3

23

12

24

5

14

10

12
-

1
-

5

19

13

6

16

3

9

6

83

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

167

4 0 .0

2 2 1 .5 0

2 0 0 .0 0

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

-

-

-

-

-

91

4 0 .0

1 9 0 .5 0

1 7 7 .5 0

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

-

-

-

-

23

214

3 8 .5

2 0 1 .0 0

1 9 3 .5 0

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

-

-

-

-

-

2
-

105

3 9 .0

2 0 5 .5 0

1 9 6 .5 0

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

*

1

-

-

“

-

-

1
-

-

26

21

1

35

16

17

3

2

27

9

1

16

16

124

60
8

103

90

79

22

18

9

34

n o
49

48

25

17

5

6

6

99

69

61

31

33
57

19

52

60

67

77

16

2
16

6

5

19

-

-

10

2

7

27

50

3

9

1

-

8

15

21

12

24

7

2

9

13

20
27

IS

8

1

3

-

4

8

12

4

2

5

a

3

5

2

4

-

3

17

43

24

28

22

18

10
16

6

8

10

1

6

1
-

1

18

4

12

15

17

1

15

11

7

*

-

*

1

87

141

48

14

1
-

72

3

3 9 .C
3 9 .5

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

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

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

-

6
-

8
-

88

-

2 0 3 .5 0

1 9 5 .5 0

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

-

8
8
-

67

-

3 9 .0

-

-

6

8

8
59

76

12

140
33
107

137
41

205
4 7

208

194

68

98

91

22

28

26

12

3

15
-

158

117

65

113

168

11
57

26

96

72

36

11

15

7

1 ,5 3 3
368
1 ,1 6 5

4

8

7

37

31

S3

12

6

33

38

22

32

29

4 5

93

16

11

14

5

11
4

1
9

2

4

-

6

-

«

6

-

-

-

“

-

-

*

1

109

4
-

4
-

4
-

•

4

4

4

176

3 8 .5

2 5 3 .5 0

2 5 7 .5 0

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

402

4 0 .0

2 0 3 .5 0

2 0 7 .0 0

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

-

•

-

-

2

-

36

22

91

4 0 .0
3 8 .5

1 8 6 .0 0

1 8 3 .0 0

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

9

6

9

5

34

48

16

45

27

58

3 8 .0

1 8 8 .5 0

1 8 9 .0 0

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

-

-

-

-

*

-

3

1

50
15

10
62

7

-

10
111

6

-

1
19

19

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

4
-

3

1 8 5 .0 0

-

-

1 8 8 .5 0

-

-

438

4

8

9

6

9

2

1 ,4 7 7
329

3 9 .0

1 8 6 .0 0

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

•

20
-

187

2 2 5

225

97

115

52

64

-

l
—

164

2 0 0 .5 0

1
-

67

3 9 .5

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

15

19

37

47

34

9

1 8 1 .5 0

1 7 7 .5 0

1 6 1 .0 0 - 1 9 4 .0 0

l
-

20
-

52

79

127

205

178

63

26
89

8

3 9 .0

44

3

3

1

30
157
-

20

1 ,1 4 8

6

11

13

10

12
14

11

21

64

8

16

17

90
16

30
7

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

17

1
2

11

2

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

66

7

74

12

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

2 6 9 .0 0

33
9

63

2
-

2 0 3 .0 0

2 5 3 .5 0

13

17

14
14
-

2 1 6 .0 0

7

78

21
28

1
16
-

2
•

23
-

23
-

3 9 . C
3 9 .0

153

-

-

74

3 6 .0

2 1 4 .5 0

1 9 6 .5 0

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

-

1
-

335

4 0 .0

1 8 8 .5 0

1 8 4 .0 0

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

-

-

-

-

«

114

4 0 .0

1 8 0 .5 0

1 7 8 .0 0

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

-

-

-

-

2

-

4

98

3

55

37

81
28

5

5

10

11

57

16

16

4

11

5

8

6

1
-

1
-

2

-

1
--

-

4

-

2

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

3

2

*

*

3

26

.

-

-

-

513

3 7 .S

1 7 1 .5 0

1 6 8 .0 0

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

-

-

-

l

15

29

41

37

98

117

51

7

13

18

18

12

6

112

3 9 .5

1 8 7 .5 0

1 6 8 .0 0

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

*

1

-

-

3

6

9

20

22

1

10

6

6

*

8

5

10

1 ,5 6 6

3 8 .5

2 0 0 .5 0

1 9 5 .0 0

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

•

_

4

25

39

95

107

183

154

84

157

137

153

126

173

319

2 2 0 .5 0

2 2 3 .0 0

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

-

-

-

1

16

3

13

28

18

13

9

6

5

30

3

145

1 ,2 4 7

4 0 .0
3 8 .5

90
29

1 9 5 .0 0

1 9 2 .5 0

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

-

-

-

9

36

82

79

165

141

75

132

123

61

123

28

10

3

26

-

548

3 8 .5

2 1 4 .5 0

2 1 3 .5 0

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

-

•

—

3
-

151

15

15

22

35

39

48

81

106

27

100

14

6

3

24

-

3 9 .5

1 9 6 .5 0

1 9 6 .0 0

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

-

-

-

-

1
-

12

238

—

13

14

24

11

88

42

9

11

13

8

2

-

-

-

2

-

5

18

9

5 2

11

1

“

1

-

-

“

-

-

-

-

-

1

8

17

31

38

5?

76

29

12

6

6

15

8

6

2

*

2

*

1
-

20

23
-

67
-

65

86

74

5 3

124

93

27

30

15

16

.

18

7

7
-

-

20
4 5

79
-

-

•

46

15

—
-

106

3 7 .5

1 6 2 .0 0

1 6 5 .0 0

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

-

314

3 7 .5

1 7 4 .0 0

1 7 0 .0 0

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

*

780
88

3 9 .0

1 9 1 .5 0

1 9 0 .0 0

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

3 9 .5

1 6 7 .5 0

1 6 1 .0 0

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

_
-

.
-

-

14

3
4

3

6

3

3

6

3 8 .5

1 9 5 .0 0

1 9 2 .5 0

-

-

6

23

67

68

90

2 4

24

79

307

3 8 .5

2 1 5 .0 0

2 0 6 .5 0

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

-

-

-

1
-

11
63

1

13

15

21

19

31

49

15

13

77

4 0 .0

1 8 6 .5 0

1 9 2 .5 0

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

-

-

-

•

-

9
-

13

183

13

14

21

11

2

83

37

1

1

5

11

24

12

15

20

25

2

6

692

135

3 7 .0

1 7 2 .0 0

1 6 5 .5 0

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

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

See footn otes at end o f tables.




3

2
29

-

-

3

-

-

730

341

-

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

949

10

3

118

4

-

4

9
-

6

10
-

-

7
6

-

16

-

1

-

16
-

-

Table A-1. Weekly earnings of office workers in Atlanta, Ga., May 1977— Continued
W eek ly earnings1
(standard)
Number
of
workers

Occupation and in du stry d iv is io n

A verage
w eekly
hours1
(standard)

Num ber o f w o rk e rs r e c e iv in g s tra ig h t-tim e w eek ly earning s of--$

$
80
M ea n 2

M iddle range 2

M edian 2

s

$

$

$

S

s

s

S

~s

s

S

s

$

s

S

90

100

no

120

130

140

150

160

170

180

190

200

210

220

100

110

120

130

140

150

160

170

180

190

200

210

22C

240

240

260

%
s
$
$
340
320
290
300

and
under
90

and
260

280

23
13

8

300

32C

340

o ver

ALL WORKERS—
CONTINUED

STENOGRAPHERS -

CONTINUED
$
$
2 1 3 • 50

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

t r a n s c r i b i n g - m a c h in e

t y p is t s

------—

$

JJ

241
55
78

3 8 .0 2 1 3 .5 0 2 13 .50 19 5 .0 0 ~ 2 1 8 .0 0
3 8 .5 2 3 0 .0 0 2 3 7 .0 0 2 1 0 .5 0 2 4 9 .5 0
3 7 .5 165.00 166.50 1 6 3 .5 0 167.50

420
378

3 8 .5

212
75

3 7 .0
3 9 .5

1 .4 65

163.00

151.00
182.50

160 .00
1 60 .00
1 72 .50
184 .00

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

183.00
183.no
188.50
167.00
199.50

3

-

-

186.00

7

-

16

1 NAUL

5
1

d

54
41

27
19

54

50

42

38
30

13

8

35

8

156.50

149 .50

1 2 5 .0 0 -

7*

i JJ

220

38 .0

156.00

150*00

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

74

153

3 7 .0

135 .50

1 31 .50

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

62

82

178

514
60
454
161

38 .0

176 .50
170 .00
177 .50
158 .00

169 .00
1 77 .00
156 .50

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

10

164

132

39

72

164

108

39

121

64

83

60

14

31

37
24

78

91

31

30

37

31
8

30
26

18

8
25

188

-

5

-

*

lj

100

219

10
10

8
1

8

11

1

14
11
1

181

30

21

10

179

30

21

10

43

116

3

16

43

114

11

■■■
65
38

16

1
1

16

T■ • •

1T r 1 5 1 CLA55 A

3 6 .5

951

WHOLESALE TRADE
K C t A &e

5

16

690

H t 1 A IL

"""

96

7

1.371

nANUi AC 1U“ INu

1

5

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

81
100

145.50

4 0 .0

163 .50

18

204.00
165.00
204 .00
169.00

4
12
74

1 2 0 .0 0 -1 5 9 .0 0
195 .50
157 .00

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

£J

249 .00
2 01 .00

14

11

78
50

149

26

37*0

129 .00

127.00

62

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

79

1
1
—

16

18

17

166

53

33

*

*

*
*

3

13

“

—

*

16

*
*

—

*
-

“

1 A

529

6

8
i

3

6
*

16

—

16

*
—

*

23

!<• J

1
91
153
700
145

3 7 .5
3 9 .5

123 .50
121 .50
126.50

rILt

CL&HA59 CLAob

D

B,B

567
45
238

141.00

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

133 .50 50
133 .50

1 59 .50

75

116 .00
1 26 .00

1 4 1 .0 0 -

1 30 .00

8

60

68
8

39
10

1

24

1

12

12

186.00-329.00

1

14

17

11
10

23

See footnotes at end of tables.




—
i

79

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

206*50

111

71
81
3tt

3

2 06 .50

45

57
208
14

4

—

—
*

—

*

*

i
i

3
—

*
*

*
*

5
3
3

1

—

—
—

*

*

14

—
—

—
*

14

—
—

*

—

Table A-1. Weekly earnings of office workers in Atlanta, Ga., May 1977— Continued
"""^ W ^ e k l^ T a rn ln g s ^ ^ ™
(standard)
Number
of
workers

Occupation and in du stry d iv is io n

A verage
w eekly
hours1
(standard)

Num ber o f w o rk ers re c e iv in g stra ig h t-tim e we ek ly earning s of—

S

S
80
M ea n 2

M edian 2

M iddle range 2

s

%

90

100

S
no

s

S
120

130

S
140

s
150

S
160

S
170

S
180

s

i
190

200

S
210

S

$
220

240

s
260

s

S

%

280

300

320

and
under
90

340
and

100

110

120

130

140

150

160

170

180

190

200

210

220

240

260

280

300

320

340

ALL WORKERS—
CONTINUED
F ILE CLERKS - CONTINUED
38*0
4 0 .0

121 .50

75
74
112

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

176.00
163.00
125.50

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

199 .00
173.00
138.00

371
331

t L A j j v,

$
$
$
AlO.OO 112.5Q 1 0 5 .0 0 118 .00
1 0 5 .0 0 -

409
78

r lL t

150.50 144.00 1 2 4 .0 0 3 9 .5 148.00 144.00 1 2 4 .0 0 2 0 2 .5 0 2 0 7 . .50 1 6 2 .0 0 -

166.50
165.00
2 3 2 .0 0

■ *

125 .00
125.00

131

66

*

56

13

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

46

N t 1A IL

1NAUL

180.00
155.50
122.00

5
18

3 8 .0

152.00

149.50

717
162

3 9 .5
4 0 .0

157.50
160.50

149.50
155.00

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

59

2 44 .00 224 .0 0

172.50
180.00

1 9 0 .0 0 -3 2 9 .0 0
A r t f Jy
1 2 5 .0 0 -1 4 0 .0 0
37
1 3 2 .5 0 -1 5 5 .5 0 .5

X b J t <^0

in
116

137.50
145.50

130.50

20

58

50

49
33

44

1
12

8
12

43

28
25
3

*
f

1 4 1 .0 0 -1 5 9 .0 0
1i c * j O " i J ' . Jy

■
SWITCHBOARD OPERATOR-RECEPTIONISTSMANUFACTURIN6 -------------------------------

28

8
8

* "
100

25

19
15

8

11

31

26

135
34

101

90
27

87
19

*

12

12

23
22

17
13
1

1

8
8

13
13
11

1

9
-

-

25

25
8

50
4

62
23

35
22
Ij

43
17

21

4
4

7

6

3

*
*

—
*

2

*
*

*

**

“

5

i

5

5

1

Z.
'

12

2

*

*

i

i

13
XJ
1

*
*

**

*
16
16

*

1
32

29

14
13

1
30

21
17

3

SERVICES
UHUCn

v L u n ix

j

*•"

■

13
|,

13

142 .50

JJo

13

13

j5 3
. -9

489

£ JO

r3

211 .5 0
i

“O#v0

K L 1A I L

1n A U L

*"

154.50

146.00

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

84

99

130

28

95

182

154

158

160

28

95

168

133

143

131

95

4 0 .0

34

62

11

27

15

45

98

108

132

9b

191

68

92

98

85

178

32

9

1*742

3 9 .5

197.50

190.00

l.io i

ACCOUNTING CLERKS. CLASS A ----------

3 9 .5

195.00

187.50

7

1 5 6 .0 0 -2 2 4 .0 0
X l 3«vl

26
1

1ItAUC

57

90

123

56

64

21

XJ
KCi AXL

123

28

i

^4
3 9 .5

163.00

155 .00

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

20

87

355

307

329

321

243

141
,

72

37

x i o .so
1 rC^

28

1 3 9 .0 0 -1 6 8 .0 0
See footnotes at end of tables.




5

36

79

32

49

1

18

33
■Ju

^
Jl

rtC * A 1 L

so

21
1

Xb n .00

3»1B0

2

0 X • *’J

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

9

Table A-1. Weekly earnings of office workers in Atlanta, Ga., May 1977— Continued
W e e k l y ear ni ngs
(s ta nda rd )

Occupation and in du stry d iv is io n

Number
of
wo ik er s

Num ber of w o rk e rs re c e iv in g s tra ig h t-tim e we ek ly earnings o f ----

$

A ve rag e
week ly

S
80

M ean2

(s ta n da rd )

M i dd l e r an g e 2

Med ian 2

s

90

S

S

$

100

110

120

s

130

S

s

S

140

150

160

s

170

%

$

180

190

s

200

s

S

S

210

220

240

S

s

260

280

s

300

s

320

and
under
90

340
and

100

120

n o

130

140

150

160

170

180

190

11
11

5
5

28
20

22
14

1
1

15
15

*

20
20

14
14

1
1

13
13

200

210

220

240

260

320

340

o ver

-

280

-

-

-

2

8

.

1
1

300

ALL WORKERS—
CONTINUED
$

$

$

68

4 0 ,0
3 9 .5

157.00
157.00

152.00
152.00

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

56
56

BOOKKEEPING-MACHINE o p e r a t o r s
n o n m a n u f a c t u r in g -----------------

4 0 .0
4 0 .0

160.00
160.00

157.50
157.50

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

BA

$
-

-

i

*

*

l

1
1

*

-

-

-

.

10
8

26
26

10
8

10
10

52
38

1
1

-

-

-

10

52

1

-

16
2
14

85
25
60

31
22
9

-

BOOKKEEPING-MACHINE o p e r a t o r s ,
NONMANUFACTURING --------

8

91

4 0 .0
4 0 .0

130.00
127.00

136.50
131.00

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

-

—

BILLING-MACHINE BILLERS —

65

4 0 .0

142.00

140.00

1 4 0 .0 0 - 1 4 3 .SC

-

b i l l e r s ----------NONMANUFACTURING — —

m a c h in e

i n

445
154
291
59
105
50
61

3 9 .5
4 0 .0
3 9.0
3 8 .5
*♦0.0
3 8 .5
3 9 .5

181.00 169.00 1 4 2 .0 0 -2 1 5 .0 0
169.50 161.50 1 4 4 .0 0 -1 8 7 .0 0
187.00 178.00 1 3 8 .0 0 -2 2 5 .5 0
2 2 8 .5 0 2 26 .00 2 0 0 .0 0 -2 3 3 .5 0
181.00 165.00 1 3 5 .0 0 -2 2 5 .0 0
159.00 149.50 1 3 8 .0 0 -1 7 6 .0 0
176.50 174.50 1 4 2 .0 0 -1 9 9 .0 0

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

2 ,6 0 5
365
2 ,2 40
270
564
377
403

3 9 .5
40. C
3 9 .5
3 9 .C
4 0 .0
4 0 .0
3 8 .5

172.00 164.00
175.00 161.00
172.00 1 6 4 .0C
21d.5u 2 1 8 .0 0
169.50 164.00
172.50 173.50
153.00 154.00

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

KEYPUNCH OPERATORS, CLASS A ---MANUFACTURING —
NONMANUFACTURING ---WHOLESALE TRADE —
RETAIL TRADE
FINANCE — ------

1,2 55
176
1 ,0 79
159
135
136

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

178.50
185.90
177.50
192.50
176.00
168.50

166.00
165.50
167.00
184.00
175.00
170.50

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

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

1,350
189
1,161
129
405
242
267

3 9 .5 166.50
4 0 .0 165.50
3 9 .5 166.50
3 9 .0 2 0 3 .0 0
4 0 .0 160.50
4 0 .0 171.00
3 9 .0 145.00

158.50
155.00
160.00
196.00
156.00
173.50
145.00

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

4 0 .0
4 0 .0

185.00
184.00

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

PAYROLL CLERKS -----MANUFACTURING ------ —
NONMANUFACTURING —
PUBLIC U T IL IT IE S
RETAIL TRADE ----------FINANCE
SERVICES

TABULATING-MACHINE OPERATORS —
NONMANUFACTURING ------------------

113
101

203 .56
191.50

-

-

-

a
a

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

27

*

-

_

•

-

-

-

2
2
3

15
5
10
1
3
6

1

-

-

49
11
38
28
2
1
7

21
5
16
3
10

19
1
18
2
15

-

-

272
19
253
24
92
46
51

264
45
219
19
35
68
23

152
11
141
15
64
50
2

93
3
90
40
21
10
3

62

-

-

-

-

44
16
28

182
21
161

124
8
116
20
12
46

133
10
123
23
18
22

95
8
87
33
38
2

32
2
30
11
2
3

12
5
1

64
1
63
1
3

55
1
54
1
1

37
23
14
3

30
23

249
61
188
38
19
23

12

3

197
14
183
6
10
11

-

-

145
30
115
1
40
20
50

193
26
167
7
38
25
76

244
45
199
8
80
23
85

131
3
123
7
65
26
19

148
11
137
21
72
34
5

131
35
96
12
12
50
1

57
3
54
11
31
12

61
1
60
29
10
8

4

11
11

15
15

3
3

a

-

19

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

*

-

-

10
5
4

40
17
30

.

.

•

4

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

4

-

-

-

-

-

-

•

-

-

-

1
3

-

*

-

-

-

a

-

-

-

19

83
5
83

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

10
5
4

40
16
27

-

-

_

-

6

-

14
11
3
2
1

380
69
311
12
103
45
42

-

27

-

41
3
38
5
12
1
12

426
66
360
9
84
53
108

-

-

1

19
10
9
3
2
1
1

390
40
350
7
44
35
87

-

-

-

31
9
22
2
2
4
12

189
46
143
1
40
20
53

-

-

-

42
22
20
2
11
4
3

1

29
16
14

-

*

-

1

10
3
1

1

92
5
87

-

•

43
19
24
2
6
12
4

-

See footn otes at end o f ta b les.




a

1
1

2

2

1
1

-

6

6

4

44

6

6

4

44

-

-

.

2

-

8
8

•

•

-

•

-

-

-

•

-

•

3

1

-

-

-

-

73
9
64
50
1
9

39
24
15
11
4

22
12
10

17
7
10

12

62
10
5
5

95
1
94
60
1
14

•

-

•

-

-

-

8
4
4
4

•
-

10

-

-

-

10

-

-

-

-

-

-

17
7
10
10

-

•

-

-

-

14
8
6

•

-

•

2

-

-

•

•

2

_

31
31
16

18
8
10
2

1

6

8

•

•

-

3
3

1

1
1

-

.

11

-

-

•

•

50

2
1
1

•

12
12

50
5

•

•

11
1

-

10
•

10
10

_
•
-

-

2
2

2
1

Table A-2. Weekly earnings of professional and technical workers in Atlanta, Ga., May 1977
W ee k ly earn in g^^™
(standard)
Number
of
workers

Occupation and in du stry d iv is io n

A verage
w eekly
hours *
(standard)

N um ber o f w o rk ers re c e iv in g stra ig h t-tim e w eek ly earning s o f--

S
M ea n 2

M iddle range 2

M edian 2

S

S
100

12o

s

S
140

S

s

S

160

180

180

200

220

240

-

6
2

27
3

200

220

s

S

S

s

s

S

5------ T ------ 1 -----440 460
400 - 420

t

■?—
500

480

500

over

1
28

22

20

25

11
1
10

16

20

25

6

260

280

300

320

340

360

360

400

420

440

460

40
17

43
12

66
32

67
13

62
12

57
6

49

31
1

32

5

7

16

14

300

320

340

480

260

280

s

17

s

240

360

380

and
under
120

and
140

160

ALL WORKERS
COMPUTER SYSTEMS ANALYSTS

$

$

$
(•J

59B
112

1
1
f. D
U
3 42. 50 9
3 8 .5 3 56 .50 3 4 5 .5 0 3 0 6 .0 0 *4 0 5 .0 0
3 8 .5 3 01 .00 3 05 .50 2 6 8 .5 0 *3 2 6 .0 0

139

3 7 8 .0 0
.9 0 3 45 .00
3 8 .5 4 3 0 .5 0 4 42 .00 3 6 2 .5 0 *4 9 1 .5 0

5

J J 9 . 9Q J
J

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

15

-

-

-

-

23
14

COMPUTER SYSTEMS ANALYSTS

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

12

16

4

12

20

COMPUTER SYSTEMS ANALYSTS
Q

9
w

. • . Jv
. 30

17

3 04 .50
COMPUTER SYSTEMS ANALYSTS
JU.O
COMPUTER PROGRAMMERS (BUSINESS)

—

820

3 9 .0

2 6 6 .0 0 -3 5 9 .0 0
291 .50

2 90 .00 2 5 3 .0 0 -3 2 9 .5 0
£J U *0 0*9U * • uu

124
126

3 24 .50 3 2 6 .5 0 2 9 3 .5 0 3 8 .0 2 57 .00 2 61 .00 2 2 2 .0 0 17
3 9 .0 2 54 .50 2 55 .00 2 2 9 .5 0 3 9 .0

39 .0 315 .0 0 3 00 .00 2 7 0 .5 0 -3 4 0 .5 0
J 9 9 *0 0 *4 # 9 0
*l£
3 7 .5 274 .0 0 268 .50 2 5 9 .0 0 -2 8 7 .5 0
38 .0 2 9 0 .SO 2 87 .50 2 6 8 .5 0 -3 0 0 .0 0

-

28

41

16

2 b

65

102

97

114

108
99
99

105

60

22
1

12

11
19

69
J

51
11

5

1

18

38
23

10

17

45

66

45

45

35

21

42

26

37

26

17
20

9

8

2
1
1

6

3

3

2

7

5

3

3

7
7

3
3

2
1
1
1

6

1
1

27
16
1

12

3

3
3

3

j

19

8

21
22
26

30

3 3 5 .SO

204

-

3 44 .50
2 79 .50
281 .00

299

SEft V

*
15

-

COMPUTER PROGRAMMERS (B U S IN E SS ).
NONMANUFACTURING --------------------------

SO
S4

314 .50

300 .00 2 8 0 .0 0 -

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

10

3

3

17
-

COMPUTER PROGRAMMERS (B U S IN E SS ),
5
m n Ur Mv 1U'> i Nu
A

c J U•

oUO

£
52

COMPUTER PROGRAMMERS (B U S IN E SS ),
15S

lt 2 7 2

39 .0 2 65 .00

39 .0

273 .00

15

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

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

51

125

14

14

12

16

1*

26

27

3

157

199

255

84

85

64

80

99

41
1

19

8

16

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

10

35

2 41 .50

18

JJ

*

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

14 a t $500 to $520; 4 a t $520 to $540; 5 at $540 to $560; 1 at $580 to $600; and 1 at $ 640 to $ 660.

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




18
1

7

12

m

4

12

*

.

•T3
4 0 .0

1C

Table A-2. Weekly earnings of professional and technical workers in Atlanta, Ga., May 1977— Continued
W eek ly earnings
( standard)

Occupation and in du stry d iv is io n

Number
of
workers

Num ber o f w o rk ers r e c e iv in g s tra ig h t-tim e w eek ly earnings o f—

s

A v e rage
w eekly
hours *
[standard)

s
100

M ea n 2

M iddle range 2

M edian 2

and
under

s
120

_

s
140

s
160

-

—

$
180

1

s
240

*

“

220

200

220

—

-

180

s
200

240

260

120

14p

160

-

•
-

-

13
5
5

46
29
22
4

34
34
2
16
14

27
24
4
13
2

*

8
•
d
3
5

43
43
3
24
15

87
24
63
9
3
14
33

105
9
96
9
15
28
31

97
8
89
25
37
20
6

•
*

43
4
39
•
19

82
10
72
13
9

57
27
30
2
19

48
15
33
8
12

29
29
29

51
51
43

144
44
100
2
61

207
99
108
29
79

-

.
-

-

26

i

l

260

280

-

-

280

$
300

s
320

s
34q

$

i

~
340

36Q

380

400

—

*00

”

320

380

—

-

300

I
360

42o

s
420

$
440

-

-

440

$

460

460

I
480

~

500

—

48Q

and

5QQ o v e r

ALL WORKERS—
CONTINUED
COMPUTER OPERATORS - CONTINUED
$

$

$

SERVICES
v U H r U 1 fc-K

1U K j f

L U n r U 1t K

UHA'

U' t “ A I

1t K j j

UHAr 1

v t

v L fl

j j

vL Aj 5

L
J

LL

A

m j j

V
#

•
-

" ■" * * *

L "
3

216 .5 0

" *

2 1 7 .0 0 -2 5 1 .n o

69

U K A * 1L K j t

vLA

j j

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

U

126

193.00

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

152

182.50

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

SERVICE--

-

19
19
10

7
7
7

3
3
2

2
2
•

4
4
•

2
•

.
•

•

-

-

54
30
24
22
2

20
1
19
12
7

5
2
3

2
1
1

7
5
2

•
•

•
-

-

-

•
-

-

3

1

2

-

-

-

-

-

-

17

9

2

17
2

9
8

2
2

138
38
100
21
78

85
13
72
13
59

40
3
37
3
24

37
17
20
3
16

14
9
5
1

11
8
3
1

1
1
1

•
-

•
•
-

•
-

•
-

•
•
-

•
-

32
24
8

73
13
60

77
11
66

36
3
33

37
17
20

14
9

1
1

-

5

11
8
3

-

-

-

•
-

-

94
8
86
22
43

103
15

8
2
6
4
2

4

9
79

38
10
28
10
18

29
14
15
15

27
15
12
11

27
25
1
2
12

17
17
5

13

12

27
27
7
10
1
2

50
18
32
10
11
6

36
1
35
15
9
1
5

42
4
38
18
18

124
16
108
20

30

8

11

30
19

8
4

11
-

110
43
67
33
32

188
30
158
81
58

157
13
144

164
53
111
12
94

6
2

5

19

4

4

1

15

50
28
22

22

86

4

-

-

18
18

72
30
42
2
40

18

84
24
60
18
25

21
21
21

51
51
43

80
12
68
29

122
69
53
29

38
13
25
8

25
2
23
15

41
1
40
<♦0

16
16

74
74

21
18
1

36
36
6

2

2

-

3
3

8

4

88

4
3

*

_

38
14

13
13

-

-

3

5

18

6

6

6

49

84

130

12

26

3

-

-

1

-

-

-

-

* ™" "

-

-

1K A l L ' ' J

8

8

U K A r 1L K

_

-

1

6

6

22

13

11

11

13

5

6

2

_

-

-

-

-

-

•

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




8

Table A-3. Average weekly earnings of office, professional, and technical workers, by sex.
in A tla n ta , G a., M a y 1977
A vera ge
(m e a n 2)

Sex,

3

occupation, and in du stry d iv is io n

Number
of
workers

W eekly
hours
standard)

W eekly
earnings1
(standard)

OFFICE OCCUPATIONS - MEN
$ ______

Average
(m ea n 2 )

A vera ge
(m e a n 2)

Sex, 3 occupation, and industry d ivision

Number
of
workers

W eekly
hours
(standard)

W eekly
earnings1
(standard)

Sex, 3 occupation, and in du stry d ivis io n

OFFICE OCCUPATIONS WOMEN— CONTINUED
i L v K t 1A * I L j

Number
of
workers

W eekly
hours1
(standard)

OFFICE OCCUPATIONS WOMEN— CONTINUED

L U N 11N U c U
$_ _

d t C H t 1A i » l t

455

W eekly
earnings1
(standard)

LLAby

$

C

3 9 .5 220 .5 0

1.1 18

446

38.0

178.00

51
529
156

39 .5
37 .0
38 .5

140.00
129.00
156.50

648
116

3 7.5
3 9.5

119.50
121.00

61

3 7.5

158.50

433

39.0

137.50

201

3 9 .0 205 .0 0

38.0

126.50

cJc* j U

114

3 8 .5 2 4 1 .5 0

H L 1A I L

1H A U L

91

■

4 0 .0

186.00

SERVICES
AvvUUW 1

LLLKlv

VrflaMwO

NONMANUFACTURING

n

*

1—

329
1.130
74
335

LLAbj

U

186 . 50
3 9 .5 200 .5 0
3 9 .0 182.00
3 8 .0 2 14 .50
L oo• DJ

Af j j J
319
1 .2 34

a t C K L 1A K 1 1 « t

75
187
47

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

4 0 .0 2 20 .50
3 8 .5 195.50

""

4 0 .0 2 25 .50
3 9 .5 2 39 .00
3 9 .5 285,. 00

l t d A IL

1

HC 1A I L

1KAUC. " "

ITtl A Aw 1nP
munnAHur

i u trT T iU*

JU*0

133* 0 j

71
63

4 0 .0
4 0 .0

181.50
168.00

95

4 0 .0

191.50

T A B U L A T I N G - M A C h INE OPERATORS ----------

i
106
314

1 996

162.00
174.00

774

3 9 .0

3 8 .5 195.00
3 8 .5 216 .96

A

*1

ILt

v*LtKI\b ? L l Abb

""""

29*9

FINANCE
548

-

rTrlArILL
r

22*2

3 9 .5 206 .50
39 • C
4 0 .0

H t 1A I L

ILt
vLLK I>i» LLA j 3
NONMANUFACTURING

192.00

686
302

PUBLIC U T IL IT IE S ----------------------

3 7 .5
3 7 .5

2U3.GU

38 .0

196.00

109

38.0 148.00
38 • 0

lit

186.00
^

*296

165 00
179

j u L ml 1 Aiv i

t j ♦ OLMj j

A

196
89
5

p

3 9 .5 231 .00
3 9 .0 2 45 .50
3 8 .5 2 65 .50

219

btC H L1A N 11 b f LLA j

1/5.50

361

39 .5

150.00

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

163.06
163.50
171.50
151.00

31
75
95
92

39.0
40 .0
38. v
41.0

197.00
132.50
152.30
129.50

713

39 .5

156.50

551
55

39 .5 237 .50

111

40 • 0 1 3 7 .5U

323

40 .0

2 1 6 .0 0
39.G 2 14 .50

""""

i jJ
166
1*"
207

HC 1 A I L
r INANLc

1K A U L

»

2j 3 .5 0

4 0 .0 2 2 0 .5 0
4 0 .0 190.50
3 8 .5 2 01 .50

123
75

40*0
58*0

163.50
156.00

40*0

165.00
151.50

HL I A 1L

IKAUL

UKUl K LLLKr\b
wnULLbALL

See footnotes at end of tables.




" " * “ * • " *
m-m m

SWITCHBOARD OPERATGR-RECtPT10NISTS1 .4 55
94
1.361

PfUTl MANUr A v 1U K * i i o

H1 1 A 1L 1KAUl,

3 8 .0

420
378
85
212

"""■

9

* * * * * * *****

•"
1K A U L

156.00

Table A-3. Average weekly earnings of office, professional, and technical workers, by sex.
in A tla n ta , G a., M a y 1977— Continued
A vera ge
(m ea n 2 )

Sex, 3 occupation, and in du stry d iv is io n

Number
of
woikers

W eekly
hours
standard)

W eek ly
earnings1
(standard)

Sex, 3 occupation, and industry division

OFFICE OCCUPATIONS WOMEN— CONTINUED
A W vU U n 1 I N v

L L t“ "

j

A vera ge
(m e a n 2 )

A vera ge
(m e a n 2)
Number
of
woikers

W eekly
hours
(standard)

W eekly
earnings1
(standard)

OFFICE OCCUPATIONS WOMEN— CONTINUED

Sex, 3 occupation, and in du stry d iv is io n

Number
of
workers

W eekly
hours1
(standard)

W eek ly
earnings1
(standard)

PROFESSIONAL AND TECHNICAL
OCCUPATIONS - MEN— CONTINUED

* " *

3 .7 8 3
611
I t 052
671
383

170 .00
2 13 .50
40*0 178.09
154 .5a
3 8 .5 151.50
3 8 .5 158.50

CONTINUED

$

39*0

1 .2 06
3 9 .5

1 7 7 .5 j

NONMANUF ACTURING
N t 1A I L

1K A U t

m

“

m

aaa

1
3 2 i .0 0

176.05

1J J

3 8 .0

1 6 8 .^ j

COMPUTER PROGRAMMERS (B U S IN E S S ).
ACCOUNTING CLERKS* CLASS A

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

1.480
166
1 .3 14
278
325
186
413
112

3 9 .5 191.00
4 0 .0 2 0 5 .5 0
3 9 .5 189.00
3 9 .0 2 3 0 .5 0
4 0 .0 2 01 .50
4 0 .0 162.00
3 9 .0 166.50

^
1 .1 43
126
NCI A IL

1MA U L

1

^

. A_. .. _

3 9 .5 166 . 5 j
3 9 .0 2 0 3 .5u
1 60 .5 j
40*0
3 9 .0

i i - r .n

r\r~tr~ r» * ^

r> r*

1 .0 3 8

223 .0 9
C.C X . ilU
2 2 3 .5 'j

M A n U r A L 1U K i h b

i wx w

i it a w ti

161 0'J
164.00

1 9 8 .0 J
-w r

K t 1 A Xl*

1i' mUL

m

653
271

3 8 .0
3 9 .0

142.50
150 .50

tu * T

3 57 .00
64

3 43 .50

2 51 .59

360 .05

84

1 5 7 .0U

FINANCE

514
£ 3 1 .0

56

4 0 .0

160.00

91

122

row w X

3j

/y

J5 c. .0 0
3 8 .5 4 3 1 .0 9
_

vU M J j

J **E

.

*"77

J

38 .0 180.09
3 9 .0
-

by

38 5
12*0

Art

50

2 9 7 .0 0
> A •“

U LL

L L u K i'

ori.
» uU i
104
50
54

1H A U L

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

3 9 .5

/y

LLA

jj

*

v "1

1 8 1 .50
159.00
174.50

357
2 t 177

kCrW t•

4 0 .0 239 .00

j

3 18 .50
3 1 9 .0 0

218

172.50
172 .00

577
653
138

3 9 .0 2 97 .50
3 9 .5 2 89 .09

223 .5 0

NONMANUFACTURING
1n A U k

IL• •

376

51 / .00
3 13 .00

See footnotes at end of tables.




10

U K A r 1L K j i

LLAbo

L

" " "

" " "

389

3 9 .5
4 0 .0

178

3 85 .00

,

5j

4 0 .0 2 6 3 .5 0
NONHANUFACTUk ING

Kt IA lb

r

.

3 9.5

Table A-3. Average weekly earnings of office, professional, and technical workers, by sex,
in Atlanta, Ga., May 1977— Continued
A vera ge
(m e a n 2 )

Sex,

3

occupation, and in du stry d ivis io n

Number
of
workers

W eekly
|
standard)

W eekly
earnings1
(standard)

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

Number
of

W eekly
hours
standard)

W eek ly
earnings1
(standard)

PROFESSIONAL AND TECHNICAL
OCCUPATIONS - WOMEN— CONTINUED

PROFESSIONAL AND TECHNICAL
OCCUPATIONS - MEN— CONTINUED
ELECTRONICS TECHNICIANS

331

Average
(m ea n 2 )

A vera ge
(m e a n 2 )

Sex, 3 occupation, and industry d ivision

$
3 9 .5 307 .50
39. C

COMPUTER PROGRAMMERS (BUSINESS)

-------

Number
of
workers

Sex, 3 occupation, and industry d ivis io n

Weekly
hours
(standard)

W eekly
earnings1
(standard)

PROFESSIONAL AND TECHNICAL
OCCUPATIONS - WOMEN— CONTINUED
167

3 8 .5

f

6 8 .5 0 COMPUTER OPERATORS - CONTINUED
$
^UHr U1

U

r

1v n j |

ULAj j

o

"

"

28

38.0 228 .5 0

86

COMPUTER PROGRAMMERS (B U S IN E SS ).
PROFESSIONAL AND TEChNICAL
OCCUPATIONS - WOMEN

170.00

3 0 3 .0 0
302 .00
COMPUTER PROGRAMMERS (B U S IN E SS ).
151

345 .00
3 46 .00

-,r.

141

38 .0
38 .0

_

..

^

,r- .

. w. .

70

38*5 2 1 0 .0 9

r

3 6 " 00
See footnotes at end o f tables.




38 . 5 2 54 .50
38 .0 2 6 4 .5 0

11

l/KAi 1

" 1

Table A-4. Hourly earnings of maintenance, toolroom, and powerplant workers in Atlanta, Ga., May 1977
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—

Hourly earnings 4

s

ALL

Mean 2

M edian *

M iddle range 2

$

S

S

%

$

s

S

s

S

S

S

S

$

s

S

S

S

S

5

S

i

4 .0 0

4 .2 0

4 .4 0

4 .6 0

4 .8 0

5 .0 0

5 .2 0

5 .4 0

5 .6 0

S .8 0

6 .0 0

6 .2 0

6 .4 0

b .b o

6 . do

7 .2 0

7 .6 0

8 .0 0

8 .4 0

8 .8 o

9 .2 0

9 . 60

4 .0 0

workers

$

3 .8 0

Occupation and industry d ivis ion

4 .2 0

4 .4 0

4 .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 9

6 .4 0

6 .6 0

7 .2 0

7 ,6 9

8 .0 0

8 .4 0

6 .8 0

9 ,2 9

9 . 6 0 1 0 . 00

1)
8

4

8

7

30

-

1

1

7

30

-

and
under

WORKERS
$
7 .4 8

$
7 .3 8

$
6 .8 5 -

$
9 .0 0

-

-

3

3

3

6

-

3

1

-

2

3

2

2

5

16

24

7 .7 0

7 .6 7

6 .8 9 -

9 .2 2

*

*

3

1

1

5

*

*

1

*

2

*

2

2

5

8

15

7 .6 6
7 .4 9

7 .7 4

7 .2 3 -

8 .7 6

.

•

-

6

335

7 .8 2

6 .6 9 -

8 .7 6

-

-

154

8 . Oh

7 .7 4

7 .7 4 -

8 .1 9

*

-

MAINTENANCE CARPENTERS
NONMANUFACTURING —

133
92

MAINTENANCE ELECTRICIANS
M A N U F A C T U R I N G ---------NONMANUFACTURING —

489

*

•

6

1

8

7

19

_

14

-

6

1

8

7

18

-

14

-

*

*

*

-

1

*

*

5
4

26
22

60
53

124

46

68

30

38

61

45
44

29
-

1

6

1

*

1

4

7

94

8

7

i

29

1

-

-

-

16

1

21

7

29

-

*

-

-

1

3

29

34

5

1

1

78

3

21

3

20

*

99

7 .6 5

8 .5 2

6 .7 b -

9 .2 2

2

2

10

1

1

1

-

•

-

-

-

2

6

51

7 .5 0

9 .2 2

4 .2 0 -

9 .2 2

2

2

10

*

1

1

*

-

*

*

*

2

"

MAINTENANCE MACHINISTS
M A N U F A C T U R I N G ----------------------

405

7 .1 9

7 .0 8

6 .9 3 -

7 .8 2

_

.

-

•

12

34

13

-

6

-

17

324

6 .6 9

7 .0 8

6 .2 6 -

7 .1 8

*

4
4

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

833

6 .5 9

5 .4 6 -

7 .7 1

.

•

MAINTENANCE PAINTERS -—
• N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G -----

MAINTENANCE MECHANICS
( M O T O R V E H I C L E S ) -------MANUFACTURING 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 ----WHOLESALE TRADE —
—
R E T A I L T R A D E -----

-

12

34

13

-

6

4
4

-

17

6
6

1

12

25

12

64

48

77

6

42

12

109

52

11

24

12

60

47

77

6

42

12

108

47

1

-

1

1

*

4

1

*

•

*

1

5

2

2

58

45

51

96

•

747

6 .4 8

6 .4 0
6 .3 3

5 .4 6 -

7 .71

-

-

1

8t>

7 .5 4

7 .7 4

7 .7 4 -

7 .8 3

*

*

•

-

-

-

4
4

-

-

8
•

-

*

61

*

-

-

8

-

1
•

370
32

1

77

338

1

77

60

1
-

332

1

4

1

6

77
-

-

-

6 .2 6 -

4

8

57

75

7 .5 4

-

8

1

-

-

23

29

5

5

15

5

13

12

3

7 .1 6

6 .3 5 -

8 .7 1

-

1

4

-

4

8
-

321
-

51

5 .2 5 -

6
-

29

5 .9 0

34

29

40

41

12

46

83

6

17

321

48

11
64

964

7 .4 1

7 .0 7 5 .0 7 -

1
-

-

-

-

-

28
-

30
-

28
8

-

?

32

8
4

67

-

3
26

9

-

292
-

46
2

101
77

7 .6 2
5 .9 9

5 .6 2

9

8 .6 3

8 .7 1

-

5

46

27

6

29

~

1

-

13

5

49

*

1

*

13

5

49

-

_

-

-

50

-

50

-

77

-

-

-

1

1

1

-

19

-

-

-

-

-

*

-

4

-

4

*

5

1

10

*

*

5

7 .7 b -

8 .6 0

-

-

-

-

1

-

-

•

-

-

-

-

148

8 .0 5

8 .6 0

7 .7 6 -

8 .6 0

*

*

*

“

1

“

*

*

*

*

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

137
131

8 .2 5

6 .6 3

7 .8 2 -

8 .6 0

8 .2 3

8 .6 0

7 .8 2 -

8 .6 0

•

*

*

358

5 .3 9

4 .8 7

4 .5 7 -

5 .9 5

-

2

6

61

49

•

_

216

7 .4 7

8 .1 6

5 .9 2 -

-

-

7 .4 7

6 .1 6

5 .9 2 -

8 .6 3
8 .8 0

-

216

*

*

7 .0 6

7 .7 6

5 .7 8 -

8 .5 0

_

3

3

91

7 .6 8

7 .7 6

7 .7 0 -

8 .5 0

*

2

3

-

*

*

*

4
4

-

80

46

16

12

10
6

See footn otes at end o f ta b les.

12

-

8

24

25

6

4
4

-

*

*

131

*

*
49

*

24

25

1

i

1

1

1

1

1

•

4
4

5 .5 4 -

6 .6 0

-

10
6

8
7

6 .5 3




4

323
26 2

7 .0 7

6 .1 7

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

34

33
33

6 .2 6

8 .0 6

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

42

2

7 .2 3

149

helpers

145

7 .3 8

MAINTENANCE PIPEFITTERS
M A N U F A C T U R I N G ----------

trades

3
3

42

170

6 .3 0
6 .8 6

ma i n t e n ance

145

1 ,1 6 7

1 .337

-

3

8
8
-

-

-

-

-

-

-

76
-

75
83

10

10

_

_

1

45

64

17

10

10

*

“

1

-

45

64

17

9

1

•

4

5

39

1

37

1

5

38

8

33

-

_

Table A-5. Hourly earnings of material movement and custodial workers in Atlanta, Ga., May 1977
'lu m b e r o f w o r k e r s

Hourly earnings 4

s tra ig h t-tim e h o u rly

earnings

Mein 2

Median*

Middle range *

s

s

i

$

$

S

$

t

$

2 .2 0

Occupation and industry division
workers

receiving

$

Number

2 .4 0

2 .6 0

2 .3 0

3 .0 0

3 .2 0

3 .4 0

3 .6 0

3 .8 0

4 .0 0

o f—
s
4 .2 0

S

%

s

s

$

$

S

s

$

S

S

S

4 .4 0

4 .6 0

4 .8 0

5 .2 0

5 .6 0

6 .0 0

6 .4 0

6 .8 0

7 .2 0

7 .6 0

8 .0 0

8 .4 0
.

and
under
2 .4 0

ALL

2 .6 0

8
-

47

5 .5 5

5i

a

15

2 .8 0

3 .0 0

3 .2 0

3 .4 0

3 .6 0

3 .8 0

4 .0 0

4 .2 0

4 .4 0

4 .6 0

4 .8 0

5 .2 Q _ 5 .6 0

6 ,0 0

6 .4 0

0 t 8 0 -L «2 3 _ _L*62_ I M P

8 .4 0

8 .8 0

WORKERS

T R U C K C K I V E R S ------MANUFACTURING —
N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G -----P U 8 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 -------------SERVICES —
T R U C K D R I V E R S t L I G H T TRUCK
MANUFACTURING
N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G --WHOLESALE TRADE —
R E T A I L T R A D E -----TRUCKDRIVERSt MEDIUM TRUCK
MANUFACTURING
N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G ------ PUBLIC UTILITIES —
WHOLESALE TRADE —
R E T A I L T R A D E --TRUCKDRIVERSt HEAVY TRUCK
(TRAILER) —
M A N U F A C T U R I N G ---------------NONMANUFACTURING —
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 -------------

6 ,1 9 4

$
6 .1 1

$
6 .6 3

731

4 .7 0

4 .5 5

5 ,4 6 3

6 .3 0

7 .1 6

$
4 .0 0 3 .8 3 -

$
8 .4 8
8«

32

110
-

120

230
16

93
-

230
28

401
61

179

154

279

384

16

51

6

56

29

540
16

174

18

201
54

74

32

420
204

264

48

285
<♦4

85

16
104

214

93

202

340

13 1

241

51

216

67

248

103

147

68

223

355

524

192
24

83

8 .5 2

4 .0 0 “
7 .2 7 -

-

-

78

39

13

-

-

5

6

4 .5 3

4 .0 0

3 .7 5 -

-

13

13

65

13

101

268

23

212

19

1

1 ,2 2 4

8 .5 2
9 .9 4

n o
-

66

142

1
-

988

4 .9 1

3 .2 5 -

6 .6 5

8

-

71

80

71

36

71

48

105

24

20

-

-

19

6

265

4 .4 3

4 .0 0
5 .0 4

3 .5 0 -

5 .2 0

-

15

25

10

*

5

17

24

*

*

IE

*

*

81

3 .5 0
4 .4 7

3 .0 5 -

4 .2 4

8

136
-

72
-

111
-

34

93

•

14

-

3 .6 5

3 .5 0

3 .0 5 -

3 .9 4

8

15

97

136

94

11

34

24

10
42

89

3 .8 8

3 .7 5

3 .4 9 -

4 .4 6

-

-

-

39

72
-

I l l

280

67
-

1
106

60
36

52

•

67
-

25

4 .4 7

97
-

94

4 .4 0 -

15
-

107

4 .4 2

925

62

78

10

11

6

24

42

320

3 .4 4

3 .2 2

2 .8 0 -

3 .9 4

a

71

56

19

28

19

4

81

*

16

*

*

1 ,9 2 1

5 .6 6

3 .7 3 -

7 .5 6

•

13
-

37
•

78
-

21
-

106

259

85

41

56

28

38

48

165
-

24

13
-

37

78

21

78

221

37

165

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

17
-

2 ,961

7 .6 6

3 .7 0

-

1728

105

1728
-

•

4

12

57

-

18

1
•

•

•

•

1
-

-

-

-

-

-

33

33

104

72

27

69

94

210

8

5

37

6

52

28

25

10
23

5
•

356

28

57
.

99

35

93

210

6
-

1
-

10

57
-

•

84
•

210

8

21
19
•

17

I
24
*

17

2

17

2

17

9

-

57

138

50
46

129

29
-

209

330

117

17

4

12

16

4

112

29

205

256

314

120
133

231

109

2

4
-

5 .7 2

-

-

-

-

720
467

7 .7 8

8 .2 8

7 .5 6 -

8 .5 2

-

3 .8 0
4 .6 1

3 .7 8

3 .6 5 -

-

-

13

13

26

13

26

177

13

141

13

3 .7 5

3 .5 0 -

4 .0 3
5 .8 5

28
-

•

*

*

24

52

8

52

44

24

24

4

*

2 ,9 6 7

7 .3 2

7 • 66

6 .6 5 -

8 .5 2

•

16 1

5 .3 4

5 .5 5

4 .1 0 -

5 .9 8

-

-

-

-

-

2 ,8 0 6

7 .4 3

8 .2 8

6 .7 2 -

8 .5 2

-

-

-

-

-

-

2 ,0 4 6
445

7 .9 0
5 .7 4

4
8

22

•

95

8

-

22

-

30

8

164
•

-

2

-

-

-

65

-

164

—

136
-

-

134
2

4

-

38

15

8 .5 2

7 .2 7 -

8 .5 2

-

-

-

-

-

5

-

-

-

•

•

-

-

*

6 .9 9

-

-

4 .9 4 -

-

60

*
•

164
-

5 .0 3 4 .0 7 -

7 .1 6

.

_

-

.

.

-

-

.

16

31

4

S .9 5

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

16

4

-

10

6

16

5 .0 3 -

7 .1 6

4

3
3

*

28

9

3

11
5

6 .7 2
7 .1 6

•

.

8

23

46

28

28

-

4

2

6 .7 2

-

21

20
26

4
-

10
18

-

12
16
•

20

315

6 .7 4
5 .9 6

6 .0 3

63

5 .1 7

194

6 .2 1

5 .4 3
7 .1 6

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

399

5 .3 3
5 ,5 4

5 .7 2

4 .0 3 “
4 .2 2 -

5 .2 4

5 .0 3

3 .8 6 -

105

9 .8 1

4 .0 1

3 .7 5 -

5 .9 0

171

5 .5 1

5 .9 6

4 .1 3 -

6 .7 2

-

5 .0 3

27
-

•

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

*

22
2

6
-

45

8

29
-

18

5
4

17

29

20

6

27

1

-

26

8

17

-

3

12

2
4

4
-

10

1

4

25

-

3
-

-

3
-

-

2

17

1308
-•

•
-

35
•

68

24

35
•

40
28

•

18

•

•

•

-

-

-

2

•

•
•

2

-

-

2

39
_

IS

35

10

24

9

9

-

16

-

-

-

92

69

12

40

8

137
-

46

21

18
-

3

18

52

61

137

46

1

1

2

10

33

63

33

-

45

188

81

27

216

23

252

-

•

-

-

19

-

8

5

1
9

-

9

61

4 .9 0

4 .7 5

4 .0 0 -

5 .6 8

-

-

*

-

*

*

*

8

*

9

*

9

W A R E H O U S E M E N -----------MANUFACTURING —
—
NONMANUFACTURING
PUBLIC UTILITIES <

692
179

5 .3 3

5 .5 9

4 .1 3 -

6 .1 3

.

.

-

.

57

43

5

24

42

50

4 .5 5

4 .1 3

3 .4 8 -

5 .5 9

•

-

-

13
-

-

28

30

-

2

32

6

2
-

513

5 .5 6

5 .8 4

4 .3 9 -

6 .3 2

-

-

-

13

-

29

13

5

22

10

44

2

-

8
8
24

9

8

17

12

*

*

1

*

*

55

164

87

17

329

64

219

97

8

16

48

16

32

16

30

8

64

25

60

21

39

60
104

277
-

39

1

297

48

117

97

IS

180

156

277

39

1

286

-

••

•

109

24

252

14

13

97

13

11

15

180

17

47

253

10

*

*

2 ,2 4 9

4 .7 3

4 .2 4

3 .7 0 3 .1 5 -

5 .9 6

.

69

29

5 .0 3

-

56

3 .7 0 -

6 .2 3

-

13

21

39

6 .2 3

See footnotes at end of tables.

13

102

2

-

2

39

.

-

2

39

-

m

10

252

104

-

23

104

17
-

2

34

*

•

17

*

*

6 .4 8

•

11

5 .8 3

6 .0 0 -

-

•

24

3 .7 2 -

6 .3 2

-

m
•

24

4 .5 0

6*51

-

m

24
•

14

4 .6 7

4 .6 0 -

1308

100
•

•

22

93

660

1308
•

-

4

10

14

13

100
100

8

4
•

8
•

19

-

-

4
113

107

•
-

8

-

-

6 .6 0

-

8
•

16

19

-

3 .7 0 -

10
8

*

81

24

.

14
-

4 .7 5

2

4

356
356
•

3

17
-

14

-

5 .2 6

24

4
-

5
5
•

107

17

.

-

4 .7 6

190

14

.

-

1 ,048

16
16

23

•

6 .5 8

4 .1 3

19
19

8

5 .9 9

4 .5 0 -

4 .6 0
3 .8 9

10

-

4 .0 0 -

4 .8 5

4 .0 3

5

9

37

4 .8 5

5 .2 6

4 .9 6

4

28

5 .0 4

155

541

93

268

•

8

248

1 ,708

-

1

8

SHIPPING AND RECEIVING CLERKS
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 -----------

185

m
m

18

7 .7 8

257

—

18

3 .8 3 -

120
279

109

2
81

-

3 .7 8 -

-

441

139

-

5 .3 5

-

204

10
207

-

4 .7 9

-

6

9

•

5 .6 1

-

23
36

-

285

353

10
101
36

•

1 ,636

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 -----------




105

-

5 .2 0
4 .5 0

5 .9 0
6 .7 2

O R D E R F I L L E R S ---------MANUFACTURING — — ■
NONMANUFACTURING «
WHOLESALE TRADE '
R E T A I L T R A D E ----

1728

170

96

990
65

105

4

•

•

•

•

10

10

Table A-5. Hourly earnings of material movement and custodial workers in Atlanta, Ga., May 1977— Continued
N u m ber o f w o rk e rs re c e iv in g straigh t -tim e h ou rly earn in gs o f—

Hourly earnings
Number
of
workers

Occupation and industry d ivis ion

" 5 --------- 1 ---------

---------T --------- 1 ---------

2 .2 0 2 . A0 2 .6 0 2 .8 0
Mean 2

M edian2

M iddle range 2

3.0 0

S
3 .2 0

i —
S
■5---------" 5 -------- i —
s—
1 —
3 . A0 3 .6 0 3 .8 0 A’.OO 4 .2 0 A ,A 0 A . 60

s

5
s
1 -------- 1 —
A . 80 5 .2 0 5 .6 0 6 .0 0 6 . A0 6 .8 0

T

T --------- ■
5—

" J -------- s

7.2 0 7 .6 0

8 .0 0 8 , A0

and
under
2 . A0 2 .6 0 2 .8 0

3 .0 0 3 .2 0 3 , AO 3.6 0 3 .8 0 A . 00 A . 20 A.AO

4 ,8 0

5 .2 0 5 .6 0 6 .0 0 6,A 0 6 .8 0

7 ,2 0 7 ,6 0 8 ,0 0

ALL WORKERS—
CONTINUED
$

...

$

$

$

_
—

*
—

*
H b 1A I L

1n ff

22A

108

j j

*
—

102

—
—

K L 1A I L

1 n fl L/L

4* 22*

J" "

30

JJ

183
JX

77

JJ

f j

PUBLIC U T IL IT IE S

374

6 .2 3

A . 61

4 .6 1 - 8 .5 2

-

-

-

208

-

3

1

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

387
270
117

26

—

122

-

122
122

““

J X

26

15

1J
•. t T n X L

IF® A U L

POWER-TRUCK OPERATORS (OTHER

80->

30

r
B0
8

3 .1 5 XJ

1,78<*

^ ta v ic c *

1

u•JJ

GUARDSt
lr2

-

WATCHMEN:
b « JO —

32

2.4 0

4 ,4 9

3 .9 5

2 . AO

2.3 0

A
.

XL

1

1
924

715

186

651

22A

A8

3 .5 3 - A . 67

3 ,7 6 9

—

3.0 1

17<*

JANITORS* PORTERS. AND CLEANERS

2 .3 0 - 3 .0 6 2537

5 ,9 6 5

t •JJ

AL L
JC

136

165

119

99

62

13

8

35

25

10

8

10A

20

1

6

204

76

55

69

170

13

11

8

46

25

290

6

22

-

2

.

-

-

-

-

t l Jh—
£

32

u.

2 .3 0 - 2.A J 2508

See footnotes at end o f ta b les.




57

14

-

7

-

-

Table A-6. Average hourly earnings of maintenance, toolroom, powerplant, material movement,
and custodial workers, by sex, in Atlanta, Ga., May 1977
Sex,

3

occupation, and in du stry d ivis ion

Number
of
workers

A vera ge
(m ean 2 )
hourly
earnings

Sex, 3 occupation, and indu stry d ivis ion

Number
of
workers

A vera ge
(m ea n 2 )
hourly
earnings4

MATERIAL MOVEMENT AND CUSTODIAL
OCCUPATIONS - MEN— CONTINUED

MAINTENANCE, TOOLROOM, and
POWERPLANT OCCUPATIONS - MEN

Sex, 3 occupation, and in du stry division

Number
of
workers

Avera ge
(m ea n 2 )
hourly
earnings4

MATERIAL MOVEMENT AND CUSTODIAL
OCCUPATIONS - MEN— CONTINUED
POWER-TRUCK OPERATORS (OTHER

7.7 0
L L t L I K 1 1, 1 flri j

285
1,6 26

m "

335

7 .4 9

3.8 0

161
2 ,8 0 5

..r-. *

4 .7 9
5 .8 0

467
353

M A I N Tt N A N L L

5 .3 4
7 .4 3

RLT A I L

I HAUL

a a * —a*®

51
TRUCKDRIVERS, HEAVY TRUCK
MA I N I L N A N v L

l IN A iL L K )

Nn L h 1N 1j

324

^

GUARDS!

6 .6 9
n o n m a n u f a c t u r in g

747
’ 8b

6 .4 8
7 .5 4

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

101
77

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

O'

w a tc h m e n :

1,3 37
170
1,1 67

NONMANUFACTURING

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

5 .9 9

315

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

6 .7 4

59

RETAIL TRADE

5 .2 4

-------

3 ,7 4 2

3 .2 4

180

JANITORS, PORTERS, AND CLEANERS
nA iN |tN A N vL

5 .5 3

"tv n A N lU j

J ic
HL 1A I L

1W A U L

l’ n ' '

r-rnw irrrSLRV1u L j

14j

‘■•44

953

3 .6 9

1
1

.. .

n A N U r A v 1Ur< 1 iNu

*■"•••**"*"

«■•••

358

5 .3 9

609
177

7.4 7
7.4 7
131

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

486

7.0 6
7.6 8

1,296

RETAIL TRADE

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

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

1,0 43
562
481

5 .6 7

652

NONMANUFACTURING

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

<♦•29

62

4 .9 6

MATERIAL MOVEMENT AND CUSfOOIAL
OCCUPATIONS - MEN

NONMANUFACTURING

1,361
1,015
346

5 .0 6

5 .5 2

'*03

6.1 7

2 ,8 20
1,2 24
988
285

RETAIL TRADE

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

858
65
793
280
320

3.7 8
4 .4 2
3 .7 3
3.8 8
3 .4 4

____ __

6 .3 8
7 .a 9
4 .5 3
4.9 1
4 .4 3

»

A. T kl,«

.

-

-r.r-

W Lt
1'U

j

H L 1A I L
1

1'

'

ALL

1K A U . _

U r L ^ n 1 UK J

■■■

a" " a

" " • " "

WHOLESALE TRADE

099

1* *

1K A u L

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

See footnotes at end of tables.




JANITORS, PORTERS, AND CLEANERS
^

15

j . (. J

2 ,3 4 2
1,330

5.3 1

374
433

6 .2 3
4 .9 5

-------




Table A-7. Percent increases in average hourly earnings, adjusted
for employment shifts, for selected occupational groups
in Atlanta, Ga., for selected periods
Industry and occupational group 5

A ll in du stries:
___ _
_
O ffic e c le r ic a l
F.lectronic data p roce ssin g
In du strial n u r s e s _____________________________________
S killed maintenance tra d es
_ _
U nskilled plant w o rk ers
M anufacturing:
O ffic e c le r ic a l
E lec tro n ic data p ro ce ssin g _________________________
In du strial nurses , _
S k illed maintenance tra d es
............. .
_
U nskilled plant w ork ers
Nonm anufacturing:
O ffic e c le r ic a l
,
_______ _ _ _
E lec tro n ic data p roce ssin g
In du strial n u r s e s _____________________________________
U nskilled plant w o r k e r s _____________________________

M ay 1972
to
M ay 1973

M a y 1973
to
M a y 1974

M ay 1974
to
M ay 1975

M ay 1975
to
M ay 1976

M ay 1976
to
M ay 1977

7.3

7.2
( 6)
7.5
8.5

1 0 .2
1 0 .6
1 2 .2
10 .2

6 .1

1 2 .6

8.3

7.9
8.7
7.8

6.3
( 6)
( 6)
6.7
5.5

6.3
( 6)
( 6)
7.9
10.7

1 1 .2

6 .6

( 6)
( 6)

( 6)
( 6)

11.1

8 .0

11.5

7.8

6.7
( 6)
( 6)
7.8
8.3

6 .6

7.3
(6)
5.8
13.3

1 0 .0

7.3
8.7
( 6)
7.9

7.6
( 6)
5.4

6 .6

( 6)
6 .6

( 6)
( 6)

6 .2

16

10.3
10.1

7.3

7.2

6 .8

8 .2

7.3
6.4
8 .6
6.1

6 .8

Table A -8 .

W e e k ly earnings of o ffice w o rk e rs —large establishm ents in A tla n ta , Ga , M a y 1977
Num ber of w orkers receiving straight-tim e weekly earnings of—

Occupation and in du stry d iv is io n

Number
of
workers

A v erage
w eekly
hours1
(standard)

s

s
M ea n 2

M edian

2

M iddle range 2

s

s

s

S

S

S
1------- $—
170
160
180

*

------- s
190 200

100

110

120

130

140

150

llo

120

130

140

150

160

170

180

190

200

1

14

45

1

90

14

45

122
13
109

143
14
129

183
23
160

221
40
181

211
39
172

150
33
117

22
21
76

26
19
102
13

s

%

s

s

s

S

1------- i — ~ * —
340
360
320

210

220

240

260

280

300

210

22 0

240

260

280

300

320

340

360

o ver

138
42
96

131
33
98

207
69
138

167
36
1J I

250
113

141
21

43
13

47

10

11

43

8

and
under
100

and

ALL WORKERS
2 ,2 3 5
502
1 ,7 33

39 .0 2 12 .50 2 0 1 .5 0 1 7 2 .5 0 -2 5 3 .5 0
3 9 .0 2 28 .50 224 .50 1 9 0 .0 0 2 75 .00
2 0 8 .0 0 194.00 1 6 8 .0 0 2 4 6 .0 0

8
27

jt C N L 1A N 1 v L A b o

1

AJ

™

wbLHL 1A K lt I t

A3
22
37

35

*3

L wAj j

5

99
331

3 8 .5 2 41 .00
2 1 9 .5 0 255 .00
3 9 .5 241 .00 2 48 .00 1 9 5 .5 0 - 2 80 .50
2 5 9 .0 0 -2 8 5 .0 0

12

26

24

23

16
1

21

55
32
23

12

73
19
37

46

67

15

3
1

10

2

2

-

.Kti A 1L 1
65
jtC n u 1A K lt b f

38*5 2 07 .00 2 03 .50

t

8

1

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

15

*A a

27
56

18

26

i
30
it C H t 1A'» I t j t v L A j U
NONMANUFACTURING --------------------------

584

3 9 .5

180.00

172.50

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

-

-

1

8

43

66

35

36

29

68
8
60
1

98
13
85

99
8
91
3

89
70

25

37

43

61

21

32

35

35

48

59

53

15

19

32

29
27
13

30
26
12

38
31
18

6

kwi A IL

14
63

18
18

31
29

25
25

17
17

8
8
1

15

9

6

l KAUC.
1

j I LriUw^'A* 1

877

38 .5 211 .5 0 2 13 .50

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

"0 8 *5 0

12
23
23

435

3 8 .5

180.50
131.00

195.00

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

-

14

24

32
26

27

14
14

131*50
c.04 * 00

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




32

17

51
12
39
8

24
17

32

18

14

25

22

4

126

56

106

158

4

-

-

-

-

8

i
46
44
36

93

23

23
21
19

20
17

22
20

79
79

23
23
17
33
27

2

43
42
20

i

140

15

21
21

5

n

i

i

-

T ab le A -8 .

W e e k ly earnings of office w o rk e rs —large establishm ents in A tla n ta , G a., M a y 1977— C ontinued
Num ber of w orkers receiving straight-tim e weekly earnings of—
Number
of
workers

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

A verage
w eekly
hours 1
(standard)

$

$
90
M ean 2

M edian 2

M iddle range 2

s

$
100

110

$
120

s

130

%

$

140

150

s

160

s
170

s

$
180

190

$

s

200

210

s

s

$

220

240

260

$

$

280

300

S
320

1

340

and
iin d e r
100

360
and

120

llo

130

140

150

160

170

180

190

200

210

220

240

260

280

300

320

340

360

over

ALL WORKERS—
CONTINUED
TYPISTS

-

CONTINUED

$
1T r 1

5

1

A ii

D

$

•
*. J

J

C
.[)
KLi f A I L

1 MAUL.

124.00

®

123.00

1 U ' 1V v

PUBLIC U T IL IT IE S

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

36

3 8 .0 2 22 .50

2 01 .50

1J ’ *('0

8

1
1

1J J • u v

18H ,5 0 -2 5 9 .0 0

IT

1

r-.

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

2

-

1

3

-

1
1

10

4

1

-

2

3

1

-

-

8

-

-

-

-

1

17
6

3

1j c »30
31

3 9 .0

2 06 .00 2 07 .50

1 6 5 .0 0 -

232 .00

57

4 0 .0

167.00

159.50

1 2 1 .0 0 -

193.00

1*914

3 9 .5

195.00

191.00

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

1
-

1

9

11

13

24

82

11

1
-

SWITCPBOARO 4OPERATOR-RECEPTIONISTS1
4
2
2
5
7
124

123

154

37

153

50

136

128

129

183

7

1

1

-

2

108

23*

130

75

2

54

1,767

14

SERVICES
n
66

247 .5 0

48
13

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

22

1
13
-c n v ic c "

_.

113
NONMANUFACTUPING
H L 1A I L

r A * KU LL

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

1 K A l/ L

" "

"

"

3 9 .5

177.50

172 .00

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

13

22

70

287
162

4 0 .0
3 9 .5

157.00
149.50

146 .00

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

11

16

35
17

54
33

182.50
163.50

L L l K iVj

38
32

3 9 .5 2 1 9 .0 0 219^50 1 8 3 ,0 0 -2 4 0 .5 0

2

See footnotes at end of tables.

18

7

11

5
35




103

104
10
94
15
27
30

9

999

109

86
14
72
7
15
21
5

3

88
11
77
23
o
18
3

2

84

34
1

j

94
15

81
42
22

93

42

58

17

C. J

1

1
1

8

17

i

34

Table A -8 .

W e e k ly earnings of o ffice w o rk e rs —large establishm ents in A tla n ta , G a., M a y 1977— Continued
W ee k 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

A verage
w eekly
hours1
(standard)

Occupation and in du stry d iv is io n

I
90

$

s

s

S

S

S

S

S

S

$

S

i

S

l

S

i

S

$

$

100

llo

120

130

1A0

150

160

170

180

190

200

210

220

240

260

280

300

320

340

360

110

120

130

140

150

160

170

180

ISO

200

21Q

22u

2 hq

260

260

300^

320

34p

3eu

over

7a

12

-

under
100

ALL WORKERS—
CONTINUED
$
KEYPUNCH OPERATORS ----------MANUFACTURING------ ----- NONMANUFACTURING —
—
PUBLIC U T IL IT IE S ----WHOLESALE TRADE ------RETAIL TRAOE -----------FINANCE — ------------------

1 ,0 6 3

$

$

1 8 9 .0 0

1 8 8 .0 0

1 5 6 .0 0 -

1 9 8 .5 0

1 7 4 .0 0

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

1 8 8 .0 0

1 8 9 .0 0

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

3 9.0

2 2 1 .5 0

2 2 1 .0 0

1 9 5 .0 0 -

2 4 7 .5 0

4 0 .0

1 6 6 .0 0

1 5 9 .0 0

1 3 9 .0 0 -

1 8 2 .0 0

1 7 5 .0 0

1 5 2 .0 0 -

1 9 0 .0 0

123

3 9 .0
3 9 .5

940

3 9.0

250
129

4 0.0
3 8 .5

328

$
2 1 0 .5 0

16
-

47

93

115

71

92

73

39

20

9

7

3

-

1

9

24

44
-

34

73

20
95

130
8

58

3

101
9

92

3

16
-

62

92

122

85

71

58

91

64

15

15

40

10
5

2

9

9

10

57

50

14

12

18

14

10

10

2

1

11
4

32

23

46

66

50

10

5

1
14

1

14

12
38

14

16
14

9

•

14

28

10

7

3

1

32

38

34

39

59

21

6

4

3

6

5

4

2

17

28

35

28

34

55

10

18

19

12

16

38

91

33

1 5 2 .5 0

1 4 0 .0 0 -

1 6 1 .5 0

3 9 .0
3 9 .5

2 0 6 .0 0

1 9 7 .5 0

1 7 2 .5 0 -

2 3 6 .5 0

1

2 2 4 .0 0

2 3 2 .5 0

1 7 2 .5 0 -

2 6 7 .0 0

-

355

3 9.0

2 0 3 .0 0

1 9 7 .5 0

1 7 3 .0 0 -

2 3 4 .5 0

1

-

121

4 0 .0

1 7 8 .0 0

1 8 2 .0 0

1 6 1 .0 0 -

1 9 7 .5 0

1

*

88
417

KEYPUNCH OPERATORS. CLASS B ---MANUFACTURING ------NONMANUFACTURING «
PUBLIC U T IL IT IE S
WHOLESALE TRADE •
RETAIL TRADE ----FINANCE --------------

646

62

3 9.0

1 7 8 .0 0

1 7 4 .0 0

1 4 8 .0 0 -

2 0 5 .5 0

61

3 9.5

1 4 4 .0 0 -

1 8 2 .5 0

3 9.0

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

1 5 5 .5 0

585

1 7 5 .5 0

1 4 9 .5 0 -

2 0 6 .0 0

117

3 8 .5

2 0 7 .0 0

2 0 6 .5 0

1 7 8 .5 0 -

2 1 8 .0 0

100

4 0 .0

1 6 0 .5 0

1 5 3 .5 0

1 3 1 .5 0 -

1 7 5 .5 0

207

4 0.0
3 8 .5

1 7 3 .5 0

1 7 3 .5 0

1 4 8 .0 0 -

1 8 9 .0 0

1

73

1 4 7 .0 0

1 5 1 .0 0

1 3 4 .5 0 -

1 5 7 .5 0

7

17

17

16

46

3

14

16

33
6

67

3

3

3

3

16

43

34

56

67

27

64

30

10
5
1

14

1
12

2
12

88
12

15

14

22

14

7

13

See footnotes at end o f tables.

19

6
6
-

7
7

-

-

-

12

37

70

83

11

8

7

14

10

10
4

12

4

7

34

50

12

6

3

20
28

1

61

19

8
8

2

1

53
1
52
2*
2
8

5b

37

1

1

23

60

54

14

3

1

*

31

18

50
5

31
16

8
10
2

4

11

8

12
-

-

-

-

-

-

7
7
-

2
-

-

-

-

-

6
-

-

-

-

50

-

-

3

23

1

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

KEYPUNCH OPERATORS. CLASS A
MANUFACTURING --------------------NONMANUFACTUPING ---------------RETAIL TRADE -------------------




37

2

2
1
1

6

10

6

10
10

1

6

Table A -9 . W e e k ly earnings of professional and te c h n ica l w o rk e rs —large establishm ents
in A tla n ta , G a., M a y 1977
W e e k l y e arn in gs
(s ta n d a rd )

N u m b e r

s

o f w o rk e rs

O c c u p a tio n

and

in d u s tr y

d iv is io n

of

COMPUTER

$

s

s

s

w e e k ly

$

e a r n in g s

t

s

o f

s

s

s

s

s

1*0

160

180

200

220

240

260

280

300

320

s
340

s
36o

s
380

s

400

42o

440

s

460

480

500

sta n d a rd )

M ean 2

M id d le ra n g e 2

M e d ia n 2

anc^
under

—

—

—

—

—

—

—

—

—

—

—

—

—

—

—

—

—

—

—

and

16Q

180

2QQ

220

24Q

26Q

300

32Q

34Q

36Q

3oQ

4QQ

42Q

44Q

460

48Q

500

520

over

31
1
30

40
9
31

57
13
44

74
17
57

60
9
51

56
10
46

33
4
29

30
4
26

25
1
24

21

20

21

ANALYSTS

28 Q

$
3 66.50

$

$

$

3 2 0.50 -4 1 1.00

-

-

-

-

6

*

*

-

*

6

25
1
24

11
—
11

20
1
19

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

2

6

7

27

19

9

7

10

7

•

-

*

*

2
2

1
1

4
4

8
7

17
16

20
15

23
16

16
13

22
21

31
29

17
17

15
15

-

13
4
9
3

20
5
15
4

24
3
21
4

47
14
33
21

51
6
45
17

76
6
70
48

83
5
78
55

83
7
76
69

62
3
59
51

21
1
20
19

12

*

5
•
5
*

9
•
9
9

*

3 8 .0

-

_

534

•
*

-

*

*

-

10
9

26
23

30
24
4

22
18

27
24
16

4
3
1

2
1
1

7
7

*

26
20
14

*

*

.
*

3
3
3

12
11
3

14
12
1

21
10
7

13
10
6

20
20
19

34
33
28

54
53
52

35
35
35

7
7
7

6
4
4

5
5

10
6

8
4

10
9

16
14

12
12

26
26

27
27

3
3

-

10
10

45
10
35
10

138
2
136
112
3

38
1
37
8
7

40
4
36
9
10

55
1
54
24
18

48
3
4S
33
3

77
30
47
28
19

32
1
31
19
8

12
2
10
7

1
4
2

8
7

7
7
7

3
3
2

5
2
3

2
1
1

-

5
5

m
•
•

-

-

-

-

4

2

1
3

2

_

.

—

COMPUTER

SYSTEMS

SYSTEMS

ANALYSTS

PROGRAMMERS

(B U SIN E SS)

-------

528

3 8 .5

324

COMFUTEP

306.50

324.50

308.00

326.50

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

2 9 3.50 -3 4 4.50

-

(B U S IN E S S ).

PROGRAMMERS

(B U S IN E S S ).

PROGRAMMERS

224

COMPUTER

*
.

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

COMPUTER

3 8 .0

3 0 6 . 0C

31 8.00

2 6 8.00 -3 3 9.50

(B U S IN E S S )t

PROGRAMMERS

.
8 1n

ArlU' A v 1U i ' 1 M o

263.50

18 4.00 -3 1 0.50

-

12

49
8
41
9
8

-

12

r L 1A I L

1H A U L

3

*

•
-

LL* J J

•
-

*

—

6

69
11
58
22
11

-

19
19
2

15
14
4

14
12
1

17
17

9
6

24
24

16
16

-

*

1

6

7

P U B LIC
U U H r U 1L K

U K At

ItKl

OPERATORS.

43
9
34
9

31
2
29
22

12

20
2
18
4

27
1
26
15

22

12
4

22
18

52
30
22
22

16
1
15
12

111

CLASS

8

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

U T ILIT IE S
U r t “ A 1U K j f

LLAj j

U

3 9 .0

2 65.00

275.00

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

•
-

213

COMPUTER

11

20

14
1
13

15

20

13

11

17
17

6
6

-

8
2
6
6

2
1
1
1

6
3
3
3

5
3

2
1
1

6
3

3

3

3

3

3
3

3
3

-

2
2
2

3
3
3

-

-

-

-

-

<
♦

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

7
5
2

4

2

-

-

11

ANALYSTS

*
COMPUTER

52o

WORKER S

SYSTEMS

COMPUTER

s

h o u rs 1

w ork ers

ALL

s

s tr a ig h t- tim e

120

w e e k ly

i

r e c e iv in g

UQ

Num ber

A v e ra ge

3 7 .5

2 0 3.00

2 15.00

1 6 4.50 -2 1 5.00

12
12

47
39

14
11

18
17

88
88

11
11

6
6

11
11

17
17

1
1

.
*

.

*
•

34
7
27
26

48
9
39
31

113

77

32

36

13

11

12
65

5
5

21
17
4
3

268

3 9 .0

2 53.00

2 52.50

1 9 3.50 -3 1 0.50

"

r "
73

3 9 .5

249.50

23 7.00

2 0 9.50 -2 9 7.00

312

3 8 .0

225.00

21 6.50

2 0 6.00 -2 4 0.00

-

-

31
7
24
5

2

-

2

-

See footnotes at end of tables.




20

102
81

-

22

-

7

6

3

25
9

30
18

10
10

3

_

5

3
9
9

7

1
-

3

3

3
3

3

3

-

4

2
2

2
4

<
♦

2

4

*
_

1

-

-

-

-

Table A -9 . W e e k ly earnings of professional and te c h n ica l w o rk e rs —large establishm ents
in A tla n ta , G a., M a y 1977— Continued
W ee k ly earn in g^^™
( standard)
Number

Occupation and in du stry d iv is io n

of
workers

A verage
w eekly
hours1
(standard)

Num ber o f w o r k e r s re c e iv in g s tra ig h t-tim e w e ekly earnings o f—
$

*

M ea n 2

M iddle range 2

M edian 2

s

$

S

S

s

s

s

s

s

S

1*0

160

160

200

220

240

260

280

300

320

340

360

160

180

200

220

240

260

280

300

320

340

360

360

2

120

3

7

13

16

11

A

21

8
4

27
19

30
22
22

7
6

7
7

2
1

i
i

3

5

47

81

125

10

7

3

13

5

“5------ ■$
s------- s------- s------- s------- s------- S
500
520
380
400
420
440
460 460

and
under
140

and
400

420

440

460

460

500

520

over

AU. WORKERS—
CONTINUED

DRAFTERS -

CONTINUED
$

1/nAr 1t K i f

DRAFTERS* CLASS B — — ------------------NONMANUFACTURING -------------------------PUBLIC U T IL IT IE S ----------------------

84
60
58
122
110

LLwCTHvnlvb

$

$

$

vL^jj A

lu vH N iL IA N o " *

296

3 8 .5 2 26 .50 2 24 .50 2 1 1 .0 0 -2 3 8 .0 0
3 8 .5 230 .00 2 28 .00 2 1 6 .5 0 2 3 9 .5 0
3 8 .0 229 .00 2 28 .00 2 1 7 .0 0 2 3 9 .0 0
3 7 .5 2 14 .50 2 27 .00
3 7 .5 2 17 .00 2 2 9 .0 0
308 .50

301 .50

-

-

2
-

1 8 2 .0 0 2 38 .00
1 8 5 .5 0 - 2 38 .50
3 0 1 .5 0 - 3 2 7 .CO

-

17
1

12
15

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

See footnotes at end o f ta b les.




2

21

12

2
2

3

-

-

1

-

-

•

-

•

•

Table A -10. A verage w e e k ly earnings of office, professional, and technical w o rkers, by s e x large establishm ents in A tla n ta , G a., M a y 1977
A verage
(m e a n ^ )

Sex,

3

occupation, and in du stry d ivis io n

OFFICE OCCUPATIONS

-

Number
of
workers

W eekly
hours1
standard)

Average
(m e a n ^ )

(m e a n ^ )

W eekly
earnings 1
(standard)

Sex, 3 occupation, and industry d ivision

Number
of
workers

W eekly
hours
standard)

W eekly
earnings 1
(standard)

Sex, 3 occupation, and in du stry d ivis io n

,r-

W eekly
earnings 1
(standard)

OFFICE OCCUPATIONS WOMEN— CONTINUED

f
__ _____ _
_

W eekly
standard)

OFFICE OCCUPATIONS WOMEN— CONTINUED

MEN

Number
of
workers

$

,r|>

179.00
386
265

3 9 .0 199.00
200 .00
3 8 .5 211 .50

479

ACCOUNTING CLERKS:

3 8 .5 2 22 .50

Jj O

n t i A XL

1 It A U C

4 0 .0

"

196.00
2 0 2 .0 0

99

39 • S
3 9 .5 2 41 .00
2 6 6 .0 0

A IL

L L L N IV b *

LLAbb

210
67

4 0 .0
38 .5

408

39.0 2 05 .00
39.0

188«50
198.50
187.50

38 .0

199.00

KEYPUNCH OPERATORS. CLASS A

— ------

3 8 .0 2 1 1 .5 0
frC T A A L
1 T r J 5 1 «> ♦

39 0

,,

uLA j j

227
213

O

J A
r IL L

L L L r t iS J

1 ™A U L

17 8.0 0
3 8 .5
39 .0

I6 9I0O

3 9 .5

" ™

rtC"l A I L
I f T T A &L

1

i I' A L w
/

280

1 Iln U C

102
j L v M b 1A K I t 5 ?

*

39.0

b*

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

n C 1M I L

1 It A U C

425

T Y P Ir Tc
AUCJUUN 1 i l \ 0

39 .0

327
68

2 29 .00
r-

120

1.0 49
123
926

346

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

C L A A

39 .0
3 8 .5

176.00
199.50

r 111

LLCM Tj f

LLA33

D

165

“

3 9 .5

142.50
141.00

PROFESSIONAL AND TECHNICAL

ft

•
1J J

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

323

3 9 .0

COMPUTER SYSTEMS ANALYSTS
151

SWITCHBOARD OPERATOR-RECEPTIONISTS•j L v M C I A n 1 L w y

vL Aob

3 9 .5

164.00

57

4 0 .0

167.00

135

2 41 .50

4 0 .0

193.00
2 0 0 .5 0

C- -

2 0 8 .5 0
wnU LCj ACl

1K A U L

w C C r*C I A l ' i i . i *

C LA ob

134

38.0

3 6 1 .5C

" " " *

L

195.00

K t 1A I L

lit

l Obw l liL ^ a I ♦

LL Aj j

38.0

L

SCRVICE-.
180

1H A U C

109
239

4 0 .0
3 9.0

640
480

H C 1A I L

3 9 .5 2 2 4 .0 0

3 8 .5 2 0 1 . 0 0
3 8 .5 2 10 .50

182.00
161.00

707

n

L 1 A IL

rlANUr

1K A U t

AC l U i 'I N y

262
112

"

1 1

See footnotes at end of tables.




22

3 9 .5 2 14 .00

39I0 231 .00
167.00

COMPUTER PROGRAMMERS (BUSINESS)

.........

------

418

3 1 2 .5C

T able 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 Atlanta, Ga., May 1977— Continued
A v e rage
(m e a n 2 )

Sex, 3 occupation, and in du stry d iv is io n

Number
of
workers

W eekly
hours1
standard)

W eekly
earnings 1
(standard)

Sex, 3 occupation, and industry d ivis ion

W eekly
hours1
(standard)

-

COMPUTER OPERATORS -

CONTINUED

DRAFTERS -

102
f.

COMPUTER OPERATORS. CLASS C -------l/KAr |£WO
_
407

121

3 7 .5

186.00

-»« r

"

£ 4 5 .5 0

■■■■*■■

1KAUl

40 • 0

223 .00
DRAFTEKS

rtU n W A N U r A v I U K i N u

"

See footn otes at end o f tables.




23

W eekly
hours1
(standard)

W eek ly
earnings 1
(standard)

38 .0

2 13 .00
•-16.0C

CONTINUED

3 9 .0 2 57 .00

167

n L 1A IL

Sex, 3 occupation, and in du stry d ivis io n

W eek ly
earnings 1
(standard)

Number
of
workers

PROFESSIONAL AND TECHNICAL
OCCUPATIONS - MEN— CONTINUED

219

HANUr Av> 1UWII tU

A verage
(m e an 2 )

PROFESSIONAL AND TECHNICAL
OCCUPATIONS - MEN— CONTINUED

PROFESSIONAL ANO TECHNICAL
OCCUPATIONS - MEN— CONTINUED
COMPUTER PROGRAMMERS (BUSINESS)
CONTINUED

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

r i. /
,

T
/<w

Table A-11. Hourly earnings ot m aintenance, toolroom , and pow erp lan t w o rk e rs —large establishm ents
in A tla n ta , G a., M a y 1977

ers

Mean 2

M ed ian 2

M iddle range 2

S

s

%

1

8 .0 0 8 .4 0 8 .8 0

s

*
O'

S

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

0

S

S

I

0

$

6 .60 6 .8 0

ro

s

5

•

s

Occupation and industry d ivis io n

0

Num ber of w orkers receiving straight-tim e hourly earning s of—
S
5
S
1
T
S
5
l
S
S
4 .0 0 4 .2 0 4 .4 0 4 .6 o 4 . 80 5 .0 0 5 .2 0 5 .4 0 5 .6 0 5 .8 0 6 .0 0 6 .2 0 6 .4 0

Hourly earnings 4

and
under
4 .2 0 4 .4 p 4 .6 0 4 .8 0

5 . 00 5 .2 0

5 .40 5 t 6Q 5 .8 0

6 .0 0 6 .2 0

6 .89 7 .0 0 7 .2 0 7 .6 0

8 .8 0 9.2 0 9 .6 0 1 0 .0 0

6 .4 0

6 .6 0

2
2

2
2

5
5

8
3

8
5

16
15

11
8

4
1

a

7

1

7

30
30

-

-

5
4
1

1
1

*

5
1
4

60
53
7

96
2
94

46
38
8

68
61
7

45
44
1

29
29

9 t0 0

8 j 4.P l

A L L WORKERS
$

M AINTENANCE C A R P E N T E R S N CKM ANUFA CTU RING —

119
88

7 .6 3
7 .8 3

M AINTENANCE E L E C T R IC I A N S
M ANU FACTURING -------------------NO NM ANUFACTURING — —

415
261
154

$

$

$

7 .6 3
7 .8 3

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

3
3

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

7 .7 4
8 .0 8
7 .7 4

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

.
-

*

84

8 .2 5

8 .5 2

7 .3 6 - 9 .2 2

-

M AINTENANCE M A C H IN IS T S ~
M ANU FACTURING -

310
22 9

7 . SO
6 .9 0

7 .0 8
7 .0 8

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

*

M AIN TEN AN CE M EC H A N ICS (M A C H IN E R Y )
M A N U F A C T U R IN G --------------------------------------------NO NM ANUFACTURING —

345
262
83

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

6.5 0
6 .2 6
7 .7 4

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

_
*

*

3

M AIN TEN AN CE M EC H A N ICS
(MOTOR V E H IC L E S )
M ANU FACTURING
■
NONM ANUFACTURING P U B L IC U T I L I T I E S
R E T A IL TRAOE -----------------

556
82
474
411
57

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

7.2 1
7 .2 4
7.2 1
7.4 1

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

8 .6 3
8 .6 0
8 .7 1
8.7 1

1
1
1
*

M AIN TEN AN CE P A IN T E R S —

<

6.86

6.86

M AIN TEN AN CE P I P E F I T T E R S ■
M ANU FACTURING --------------------

149
148

8 .0 6
8 .0 5

8 .6 0
8 .6 0

7 .7 6 - 8 • 60
7 .7 6 - 8« 60

TOOL AND D I E MAKERS ----------M ANU FACTURING --------------

124
124

8 .0 5
8 .0 5

8 .8 0
8.8 0

7 .3 3
7 .6 3

7 .7 6
7 .7 6

6 .4 7 - 7 .9 0
7 .7 0 - 7 .9 0

1
1

2
1

—

3

*

*

1
1

•

2

3

*

2

*

19
18
1

-

6

*

6
*

3
3

*

19
18
1

6

-

-

-

-

16

-

1

21

7

29

•

78
-

-

•

-

1
1

4
4

*

*

*

*

7
*

-

1

1

1

-

-

-

-

-

1

-

-

2
2

4
4

-

3
3

-

133
133

42
42

6
6

5
4

1

*

11
11

1

*

4
4

•

12

6
6

•

*

2
2

12

*

1

4
4
“

23

19
18

61

22

_
*

.
*

57
56
1

18
13
5

3
1
2

•
*

2
2

33
33
*

107
46
61

4
4
*

-

1

1
1
*

-

1

*

*

4
—

10

2
2

1
9
9
*

15
7
8
8
*

22
5
17
12
5

66
9
57
51
6

6
6
-

29
29
29

76
76
76

49
3
46
46

55
7
48
48

•
_
-

113
32
81
75

6

21
12
9
2
7

1

4

3
1

4
3
1
1

•

-

•

-

-

-

*

*

1
1

-

*

4
4

•

-

-

-

13
13

5
5

49
49

-

76
75

10
10

17
17

-

.

-

-

*

2
2

-

*

1
1

-

13
13

1

1

_

-

-

2

5
5

39
38

1

•
1

-

*

*

”

-

-

1
1

•
"

-

4

7

61
*
7
3

8 .1 8 - 8 • SC
8 .1 8 - 8 .8 0

90
69

3
1

S T A T IO N A R Y E N G IN E E R S M ANU FACTURING --------------

*

1

*

1

-

6

1

2

1

See footn otes at end o f ta b les.




24

*

1

1

1

9
8

*
•

1

64
64

19
15

1

8
8

1
1

77
77
77

-

-

17
17

-

1

1

-

Table A-12. Hourly earnings of material movement and custodial workers—large establishments in Atlanta, Ga., May 1977
Hourly earnings

Occupation and industry division

of
workers

*

Number of workers receiving straight-tim e weekly earnings of—
S
S
S
3
S
1
S
*
5
S
S
2 .4 0 2 .6 0 2 .8 0 3 .0 0 3 .2 0 3 .4 0

2 .2 0
M ea n 2

Median^

M iddle range

*

3.6 0

S

3 . 80 4 .0 0 4 .2 0 4 .4 0 4 .6 0

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

S
S
S
s
T ~ — s—
6 .4 0 6 .8 0 7 .2 0 7 . 6 6 8 . 0 0 $ • * 0

and
under
2 .4 0 2 .6 0 2 .8 0 3 .0 0 3 .2 0 3 .4 0 3 .6 0 3 .8 0 4 . 00 4 . 20 4 .4 0 4 .6 0 4 .8 0

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

6 .4 0 6 .8 0 7*2? 7.6 0 8 . 0 0

8 .4 0 8 .8 0

ALL W O R K E R S

7.0 0
7 .5 2
6 .1 3

$
7 .2 7
6 .6 3
7 .2 7
7 .5 6
6 .5 3

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

6 .9 7
7.1 3
6 .7 8

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

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

982
637
315

7.3 1
7 .3 4
7.6 6
6 .7 4

7 .2 7
7 .2 7
7 .2 7
6 .7 2

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

R E C E I V I N G C L E R K S --------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 --------

192
137
135

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

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

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

WAREHOUSEMEN —
NONMANUFACTURING:
PUBLIC UTILITIES

280

6 .2 4

6 .1 3

185

6.5 1

6 .3 2

6 .0 0 -

O R D E R F I L L E R S --------NONMANUFACTURING —
R E T A I L T R A D E ----

651
574
564

5 .4 8
5 .4 9
5 .4 4

S H I P P I N G P A C K E R S ----R E T A I L T R A O E ----------

845
392
277

MATERIAL HANDLING LABORERS
MANUFACTURING
N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G ----RETAIL TRADE

T R U C K O R I V E R S ------MANUFACTORIES' —
—
P U B L I C U T I L I T I E S -------R E T A I L T R A O E -------------

nonmanufacturing

TRUCKORIVERS* MEDIUM TRUCK
N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G ---------RETAIL TRADE
TRUCKORIVERS* HEAVY TRUCK
(TRAILER) — --NONMANUFACTURING —
PUBLIC UTILITIES
R E T A I L T R A D E ------------

1.7 09
140
1,5 69
969
568
550
452
121

1 ,0 0 1

$
6 .9 4
6 .2 0

$
7 .5 6
6 *63
7 .5 6
7 .6 6
6 .8 0

7 .6 6
7 .6 6
8 .4 8
7.2 1

•

-

1

9
—
9

—
—

4

81
81

—
-

—

13

8

—
-

*

-

12

“

9

*

4

81

*

8

*

1

-

-

5

*

*

*

*

*

36

25
23
17

10

194
194

139
139

309
309
226
81

113
109
109
-

*

182
182
182
*

10
10

24
24
24

-

*

—

3

20

8
8

16
15

35
35
35

50

*

4
4
4

14

1
1

2
2
2

-

-

1

-

-

-

2

22

5

53

35

71

33

-

17

2

39

-

-

-

1

-

-

-

1

1

2

10

33

63

33

-

-

2

39

-

•
-

1
1
1

11
11
11

14
14
14

13
13
13

1
1
1

31
15
15

180
180
180

17
17
17

3

107
47
47

253
253
253

10
10
10

*

.

2
2

-

•
•
-

10
10

*

•
•-

30

344

77

9

2

12
12

1
1

8
8

*

15
15
15

25
25
25

58
58
58

52
52
52

7
7
7

28
28
28

6
6
6

13
•
-

73
73
-

•

21
21

-

42
42
-

-

8

13

13
5

65
38
27
27

294
69
225
225

-

108

187
187

197
190

224
—
224
30

3

6
102
102

436
74
362
42

8

4

18
4
14
14

12

10

56
51
5
5

197

1
12
12

27
14
13

199

4
4

-

62
62

103
103

61
61

64
38
26
26

109
107

15
15

2
2

“

175
25
150
147

1
8
8

387
270
117

26

35
7

14

-

9

30

10

*

26

4

.

-

-

-

-

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

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

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

-

-

12

35
27
27

17
17
17

1,6 37
346
1,491
958

5 .9 0
5 .0 4

6 .0 8

5 .2 4 - 7.1 1
4 .1 6 - 5 .6 9
5 .4 3 - 7.1 1
5 .2 4 - 6 . 2 0

•
-

64
50
14
14

15
4

5 .5 6

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

11
11

FORKLIFT OPERATORS M A N U F A C T U R I N G --NONMANUFACTURING
RETAIL TRADE —

1,032
700
332
183

5 .9 6
5.7C
6 .5 3
6 .0 5

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

9
9

-

GUARDS AND WATCHMEN
MANUFACTURING —
NONMANUFACTURING:
F I N A N C E — --- -

812
176

3.8 1
6 .1 6

58

166

2

8

21

-

-

2

-

15
15

8
8

19
19

45
12
33
33

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

-

-

-

1
1

8
8

2 .7 5
6 .8 7

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

50

297

65

-

-

1

4 .5 6

4 .8 1

3 .9 2 - 5 .1 4

-

-

-

6 .3 5

6 .8 7

5 .4 4 - 7 .2 6

-

-

-

-

3 .5 3

1267

249

193
5
188

132
37
95

-

24
24

3

•

249

24
19

4
4
4

•
-

-

14
4

3

4 .6 0 - 6 .2 3
4 .6 0 - 6.3 0
4 .6 0 - 6 .2 3

1267

—
*

2
2
2

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

2 .7 5
5 .5 4

*

4
4
4

-

6 .7 h

*

57
57
57

5
4
4

-

38
1

21
2

3
3
3

-

-

2

17
17
17

-

15

*

210
210

12

69
17
17

190

-

-

*

94
93
9

207

16

-

-

*

182
182
182
-

19

-

-

*

•
*

4

-

2
2

-

*

170
4
166
109
57

27

64
27
17

3
3

519
519
436
81

249
17
232
204

2

6 .4 8

-

2

•
-

*

-

24

15

10

6

12

2

3

7
4

-

13

5

5

-

5

-

2

34

4

12

-

8

1

11
2

12
2

-

19
4

9

-

-

*

2

76
65

•
-

•
*

-

65

-

-

12

2

3

4

7

10

-

-

2

51

40
24
16

23

11

49

18

158

4

44

276
255

1
1

2

8

30
26

2

10

18

15

7

5

21

-

-

1

3

2

8

2

38
19
19
9

25

4

2

4

2
1

3

54
51

2

8

-

-

28

150
134

3
*

-

6

1

8
8

•
-•
—
-

-

-

73
36
37

17

-

26

67
15
52

90
7
83

See footnotes at end of tables.




1
6

264
52
212
1

*

5 .5 9 - 6 .4 8

5 .2 5

i9

6

*

*

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

6

*

69
63
19
36

*

-

2 .4 0
6 .4 6
2.3 0
5.4 1

42
46

*

*

3.2 7
5 .3 9

7

*

_

2 .8C

88

10

*

-

2 ,7 4 9
502
2 ,2 47
173

17

2

25

*

.

J A N I T O R S . P O R T E R S . AND C L E A N E R S
M A N U F A C T U R I N G --- --N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G ----------PUBLIC UTILITIES

27

*

"

GUARDS:
M A N U F A C T U R I N G ---------------- —

7

120

-

*

6 .1 0

8

2
2

*

*

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

1

6
1
1

1
1

13

3

2

•
-

3

2

2

•
-




Table A-13. Average hourly earnings of maintenance, toolroom,
powerplant, material movement, and custodial workers, by sexlarge establishm ents in A tla n ta , G a., M a y 1977
Sex,

Number
of
workers

occupation, and industry division

Average
(mean1 )
hourly
earnings4

Sex, 3 occupation, and industry division

Number
of
workers

MATERIAL MOVEMENT AND CUSTODIAL
OCCUPATIONS - MEN— CONTINUED

MAINTENANCE, TOOLROOM, ANO
POWERPLANT OCCUPATIONS - MEN
$
88

261
154

7 .6 8
o .0 4

84

7.5 0
6.9 0

345
262
83

6 .6 3
6 .3 1
7.0 3

Kfc"! A I L

r AiPl 1LH j "

MAINTENANCE MECHANICS

(MACHINERY)

-

1KA U L

r\r-. .
ai

NONMANUFACTURINGS
0 .0 0

153

HA 1L A 1A L n AN U L Afvv
m a in t e n a n c e

LA U U H L it

JcO

m e c h a n ic s

556
82

7 .5 2
7.3 0

411
57

&w ill^ V w

7 .6 8
6 .5 8

1 * 280

R t 1A I L

149
124

90

IHAUL

ML 1A 1L 1K A U L

""*®

k

"* "

8 .0 5

6 .1 9
GUARDSt

7 .3 3

JANITORS, PORTERS, AND CLEANERS --MATERIAL MOVEMENT AND CUSTODIAL
OCCUPATIONS - MEN

nUNv* Av

958
568

TRUCKDRIVERS, HEAVY TRUCK
^1 A I

"
*

6 .9 6
6 .7 8

1 ,0 0 0

Rtl AIL 1iiA U C

7.5 2
6 .1 3

121

1riAUC,

H C 1A1L 1KAUC

3 .5 9

1 ,0 23

2 .7 4

MATERIAL MOVEMENT AND CUSTODIAL
OCCUPATIONS - WOMEN

m

rtUNnANUr A L 1UKiNu

1,7 26

ntTX AL 1IxnUL

540

1A a t

5 .9 3

6 .2 5

310
229

$
130

7 .8 3

HAili 1tWANvt LLc L 1Klv#l AN3

nAlN 1

Average
(m e a n t)
hourly
earnings 4

7.3 1
7 .3 4

981
636
315

SHIPPING PACKERS)

H L 1AIL 1RAUL ""*■"•••
j a n it o r s *

6 .7 4

See footnotes at end of tables.

26

porters*

and

cleaners

— —

Footnotes

1
Stan d ard h ou rs r e f le c t th e w o r k w e e k f o r w h ich e m p lo y e e s r e c e iv e
t h e ir r e g u la r s t r a ig h t - t im e s a la r ie s
(e x c lu s iv e o f pay f o r o v e r t im e at
r e g u la r an d/ or p r e m iu m r a t e s ), and the e a r n in g s c o r r e s p o n d to th e s e
w e e k ly h o u rs.
2
T h e m ea n is com p u ted f o r e a c h jo b b y to ta lin g th e e a r n in g s o f a ll
w o r k e r s and d iv id in g b y the n u m b e r o f w o r k e r s .
T h e m e d ia n d e s ig n a te s
p o s itio n — h a lf o f th e w o r k e r s r e c e iv e th e s a m e o r m o r e and h a lf r e c e iv e
th e s a m e o r le s s than th e r a te shown. T h e m id d le ran ge is d e fin e d by tw o
r a te s o f pay: a fo u rth o f the w o r k e r s e a r n the s a m e o r le s s than the lo w e r
o f th e s e r a te s and a fo u rth e a rn the s a m e o r m o r e than the h ig h e r ra te .




3
E a rn in g s data r e la te o n ly to w o r k e r s w h ose s e x id e n tific a tio n was
p r o v id e d b y the e s ta b lis h m e n t.
4
E x c lu d e s p r e m iu m p a y f o r o v e r t im e and f o r w o rk on w e e k e n d s ,
h o lid a y s , and la te s h ifts .
5
E s tim a te s f o r p e r io d s ending p r i o r to 1976 r e la te to m en on ly f o r
s k ille d m a in 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 th e r e s tim a te s r e la te
to m en and w o m en .
6
D ata 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 ila b le .

27




Appendix A.
Scope and Method
of Survey
D ata on a r e a w a g e s and r e la te d b e n e fits a r e o b ta in ed b y p e r s o n a l
v is it s o f B u reau f ie ld r e p r e s e n ta tiv e s at 3 - y e a r in t e r v a ls .
In e a c h o f the
in te r v e n in g y e a r s , in fo r m a tio n on e m p lo y m e n t and o c c u p a tio n a l e a r n in g s is
c o lle 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 is it , m a il q u e s tio n n a ire , and t e l e ­
phone in t e r v ie w f r o m e s ta b lis h m e n ts p a r tic ip a tin g in the p r e v io u s s u r v e y .
In ea c h o f the 74 * a r e a s c u r r e n t ly s u r v e y e d , data a r e o b ta in ed f r o m
1
r e p r e s e n t a t iv e e s ta b lis h m e n ts w ith in s ix b ro a d in d u s tr y d iv is io n s : M a n u fa c ­
tu rin g ; tr a n s p o r ta tio n , c o m m u n ic a tio n , and o th e r p u b lic u t ilit ie s ; w h o le s a le
tr a d e ; r e t a i l tr a d e ; fin a n c e , in s u ra n c e , and r e a l e s ta te ; and s e r v ic e s . M a jo r
in d u s tr y g ro u p s e x c lu d e d f r o m th es e s tu d ies a r e g o v e r n m e n t o p e r a tio n s and
the c o n s tru c tio n and e x t r a c t iv e in d u s tr ie s . E s ta b lis h m e n ts h a vin g f e w e r than
a p r e s c r ib e d n u m b e r o f w o r k e r s a r e o m itte d b e c a u s e o f in s u ffic ie n t e m p lo y ­
m en t in the o c c u p a tio n s stu d ied . S e p a r a te ta b u la tio n s a r e p r o v id e d f o r each
o f the b ro a d in d u s tr y d iv is io n s w h ich m e e t p u b lic a tio n c r i t e r i a .
T h e s e s u r v e y s a r e con du cted on a s a m p le b a s is .
T h e s a m p lin g
p r o c e d u r e s in v o lv e d e ta ile d s t r a t ific a t io n o f a ll e s ta b lis h m e n ts w ith in the
s c o p e o f an in d iv id u a l a r e a s u r v e y b y in d u s tr y and n u m b e r o f e m p lo y e e s .
F r o m th is s t r a t ifie d u n iv e r s e a p r o b a b ilit y s a m p le is s e le c te d , w ith each
e s ta b lis h m e n t h a vin g a p r e d e te r m in e d ch an ce o f s e le c tio n . T o o b ta in o p tim u m
a c c u r a c y at m in im u m c o s t, a g r e a t e r p r o p o r tio n o f la r g e than s m a ll e s t a b ­
lis h m e n ts is s e le c te d .
W hen data a r e c o m b in e d , each e s ta b lis h m e n t is
w e ig h te d a c c o r d in g to its p r o b a b ilit y o f s e le c tio n , so that u n b ia sed e s tim a te s
a r e g e n e r a t e d . F o r e x a m p le , i f one out o f fo u r e s ta b lis h m e n ts is s e le c te d ,
i t is g iv e n a w e ig h t o f 4 to r e p r e s e n t i t s e l f p lus th r e e o th e r s . A n a lte r n a te
o f the s a m e o r ig in a l p r o b a b ilit y is ch o sen in the s a m e in d u s t r y - s iz e c l a s s i ­
fic a t io n i f data a r e n o t a v a ila b le f r o m the o r ig in a l s a m p le m e m b e r .
I f no
s u ita b le s u b stitu te is a v a ila b le , a d d itio n a l w e ig h t is a s s ig n e d to a s a m p le
m e m b e r th at is s i m ila r to the m is s in g unit.
O c c u p a tio n s and e a r n in g s
O c c u p a tio n s s e le c te d f o r study a r e c o m m o n to a v a r ie t y o f m a n u fa c ­
tu rin g and n o n m a n u fa ctu rin g in d u s tr ie s , and a r e o f the fo llo w in g ty p e s : (1 )
O f f ic e c l e r i c a l ; (2 ) p r o fe s s io n a l and te c h n ic a l; (3 ) m a in te n a n c e , to o lr o o m ,
and p o w e r p la n t; and (4 ) m a t e r ia l m o v e m e n t and c u s to d ia l.
O c c u p a tio n a l
c la s s ific a t io n is b a s e d on a u n ifo r m s e t o f jo b d e s c r ip tio n s d e s ig n e d to take
a ccou n t o f in t e r e s ta b lis h m e n t v a r ia t io n in d u ties w ith in the s a m e jo b .
O ccu p ation s s e le c te d f o r study a r e lis t e d and d e s c r ib e d in a p p e n d ix B.

U n le s s o t h e r w is e in d ic a te d , the e a r n in g s data fo llo w in g the jo t
t it le s a r e f o r a ll in d u s tr ie s c o m b in e d .
E a r n in g s data f o r s o m e o f the
o c c u p a tio n s lis t e d and d e s c r ib e d , o r f o r s o m e in d u s tr y d iv is io n s w ith in the
s c o p e o f the s u r v e y , a r e n o t p r e s e n te d in the A - s e r i e s ta b le s because
e it h e r (1 ) e m p lo y m e n t in the o c c u p a tio n is to o s m a ll to p r o v id e enough data
to m e r i t p re s e n ta tio n , o r (2 ) th e r e is p o s s ib ilit y o f d is c lo s u r e o f ind ivid u al
e s ta b lis h m e n t d ata.
S e p a r a te m e n 's and w o m e n 's e a rn in g s data a r e no1
p r e s e n te d w hen the n u m b er o f w o r k e r s not id e n tifie d b y s e x is 20 p e rc e n t
o r m o r e o f the m en o r w o m e n id e n tifie d in an oc c u p a tio n .
E a r n in g s data
n o t shown s e p a r a t e ly f o r in d u s tr y d iv is io n s a r e in c lu d e d in data f o r a ll
in d u s tr ie s c o m b in e d .
L ik e w is e , f o r o c c u p a tio n s w ith m o r e than one le v e l ,
data a r e in c lu d e d in the o v e r a l l c la s s ific a t io n w h en a s u b c la s s ific a tio n is
n o t shown o r in fo r m a tio n to s u b c la s s ify is n o t a v a ila b le .

O c c u p a tio n a l e m p lo y m e n t and e a r n in g s data a r e shown f o r f u ll- t im e
w o r k e r s , i. e ., th ose h ir e d to w o r k a r e g u la r w e e k ly sch e d u le .
E a r n in g s
data e x c lu d e p r e m iu m p a y f o r o v e r t im e and f o r w o rk on w e e k en d s, h o lid a y s ,
and la te s h ifts .
N o n p ro d u c tio n bon u ses a r e e x c lu d e d , but c o s t - o f - l i v i n g
a llo w a n c e s and in c e n tiv e b on u ses a r e in c lu d e d .
W e e k ly h o u rs f o r o ffic e
c l e r i c a l and p r o fe s s io n a l and te c h n ic a l o c c u p a tio n s r e f e r to the stan dard
w o r k w e e k (ro u n d e d to the n e a r e s t h a lf h o u r ) f o r w h ich e m p lo y e e s r e c e iv e
r e g u la r s t r a ig h t - t im e s a la r ie s (e x c lu s iv e o f p a y f o r o v e r t im e at r e g u la r
a n d / o r p r e m iu m r a t e s ). A v e r a g e w e e k ly e a r n in g s f o r th e s e occ u p a tio n s a r e
rou n ded to the n e a r e s t h a lf d o lla r . V e r t i c a l lin e s w ith in the d is trib u tio n o f
w o r k e r s on s o m e A - t a b le s in d ic a te a chan ge in the s iz e o f the c la s s in t e r v a ls .

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 o c c u p a tio n a l e a r n in g s in an a r e a
a t a p a r t ic u la r t im e . C o m p a ris 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 im e m a y n o t r e f l e c t e x p e c te d w a g e c h a n g e s . T h e a v e r a g e s fo r in d iv id u a l jo b s
a r e a ffe c t e d b y c h an ges in w a g e s and e m p lo y m e n t p a tte r n s .
F o r e x a m p le ,
p r o p o r tio n s o f w o r k e r s e m p lo y e d b y h ig h - o r lo w - w a g e f i r m s m a y c h an ge, o r
h ig h -w a g e w o r k e r s m a y a d v a n c e to b e tte r jo b s and be r e p la c e d b y new
w o r k e r s a t lo w e r r a te s . Such s h ifts in e m p lo y m e n t cou ld d e c r e a s e an o c c u ­
p a tio n a l a v e r a g e e v e n though m o s t e s ta b lis h m e n ts in an a r e a in c r e a s e w a g e s
d u rin g the y e a r . C h an ges 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 tab le
A - 7 , a r e b e t t e r in d ic a to r s o f w a g e tr e n d s than a r e e a rn in g s chan ges f o r
in d iv id u a l jo b s w ith in the g ro u p s .

A v e r a g e e a r n in g s r e f l e c t c o m p o s ite , a r e a w id e e s tim a te s . In d u s tr ie s
s ta ffin g , and thus c o n 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 ta b lis h m e n ts .

1
Included in the 74 areas are 4 studies conducted by the Bureau under contract. These areas are Akron,
and e s ta b lis h m e n ts d i f f e r in p a y l e v e l and jo b
Ohio; Birmingham, A l a . ; Norfolk—Virginia Beach—Portsmouth and Newport News—Hampton, Va. —N. C . ; and
d if fe r e n t ly to the e s tim a te 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 ly the w a g e d if fe r e n t ia l a m on g jo b s




A v e r a g e p a y l e v e l s f o r m en and w o m e n in s e le c te d o c c u p a tio n s should
n o t be a s s u m e d to r e f l e c t d if fe 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
e s ta b lis h m e n ts .
F a c t o r s w h ich m a y c o n trib u te to d iffe r e n c e s in c lu d e p r o ­
g r e s s io n w ith in e s ta b lis h e d ra te r a n g e s (o n ly the r a te s p a id in cu m b en ts a r e
c o lle c t e d ) and p e r fo r m a n c e o f s p e c ific d u ties w ith in the g e n e r a l s u r v e y jo b
d e s c r ip t io n s . Job d e s c r ip tio n s u sed to c l a s s if y e m p lo y e e s in th e s e s u r v e y s
u s u a lly a r e m o r e g e n e r a liz e d than th o s e u s e d in in d iv id u a l e s ta b lis h m e n ts
and a llo w f o r m in o r d if fe r e n c e s am on g e s ta b lis h m e n ts in s p e c ific d u ties
pe r fo r m e d .

E le c t r o n ic data p r o c e s s in g

S k ille d m a in te n a n c e

C o m p u te r s y s te m s
a n a ly s ts , c la s s e s
A , B, and C
C o m p u te r p r o g r a m m e r s ,
c la s s e s A , B, and C
C o m p u te r o p e r a t o r s ,
c la s s e s A , B, and C

C a r p e n te r s
E le c t r ic ia n s
P a in t e r s
M a c h in is ts
M e c h a n ic s (m a c h in e r y )
M e c h a n ic s (m o to r v e h ic le )
P i p e f it t e r s
T o o l and d ie m a k e r s

O c c u p a tio n a l e m p lo y m e n t e s tim a te s r e p r e s e n t th e to ta l in a ll e s t a b ­
lis h m e n ts w ith in the s c o p e o f the stu dy and n o t the n u m b e r a c tu a lly s u r v e y e d .
B e c a u s e o c c u p a tio n a l s tr u c tu r e s am on g e s ta b lis h m e n ts d if fe r , e s tim a te s o f
o c c u p a tio n a l e m p lo y m e n t o b ta in e d f r o m the s a m p le o f e s ta b lis h m e n ts stu d ied
s e r v e o n ly to in d ic a te the r e la t iv e im p o rta n c e o f th e jo b s stu d ied .
These
d if fe r e n c e s in o c c u p a tio n a l s tr u c tu r e do n ot a f f e c t m a t e r ia lly th e a c c u r a c y o f
the e a r n in g s d ata.

In d u s tr ia l n u rs e s

U n s k ille d p lan t

R e g is t e r e d in d u s tr ia l
n u rs e s

J a n ito r s , p o r t e r s , and
c le a n e r s
M a t e r ia l h a n d lin g la b o r e r s

P e r c e n t c h an ges f o r in d iv id u a l a r e a s in the p r o g r a m a r e com p u ted
as f o llo w s :
1. A v e r a g e e a r n in g s a r e c om p u ted f o r e a c h o c 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 re d . T h e a v e r a g e s a r e d e r iv e d
f r o m e a r n in g s in th o s e e s ta b lis h m e n ts w h ich 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 lo y m e n t
re m a in s u n ch an ged.

W a g e tr e n d s f o r s e le c t e d o c c u p a tio n a l gro u p s
T h e p e r c e n t in c r e a s e s p r e s e n te d in ta b le A - 7 a r e b a s e d on ch an ges
in a v e r a g e h o u r ly e a r n in g s o f m en and w o m e n in e s ta b lis h m e n ts r e p o r tin g the
tre n d jo b s in both the c u r r e n t and p r e v io u s y e a r (m a tc h e d e s ta b lis h m e n ts ).
T h e data a r e a d ju s te d to r e m o v e the e ffe c t s on a v e r a g e e a rn in g s o f e m p lo y ­
m e n t s h ifts a m on g e s ta b lis h m e n ts and tu r n o v e r o f e s ta b lis h m e n ts in clu d ed
in s u r v e y s a m p le s .
T h e p e r c e n t in c r e a s e s , h o w e v e r , a r e s t ill a ffe c t e d b y
fa c t o r s o th e r than w a g e in c r e a s e s . H ir in g s , la y o ffs , and tu r n o v e r m a y a ffe c t
an e s ta b lis h m e n t a v e r a g e f o r an o c c u p a tio n w hen w o r k e r s a r e p a id u n d er p lans
p r o v id in g a ra n g e o f w a g e r a te s f o r in d iv id u a l jo b s . In p e r io d s o f in c r e a s e d
h ir in g , f o r e x a m p le , n ew e m p lo y e e s m a y e n te r at the b o tto m o f the ra n g e ,
d e p r e s s in g th e a v e r a g e w ith ou t a chan ge in w a g e r a te s .

2.

3.

O ccu p a tion s u s e d to com p u te w a g e tr e n d s a r e :

O f f ic e c l e r i c a l

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

T h e r a tio o f g ro u p a v e r a g e s f o r 2 c o n s e c u tiv e y e a r s is
com p u ted b y d iv id in 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 lt— e x p r e s s e d
as a p e r c e n t— le s s 100 is th e p e r c e n t c h an ge.

F o r a m o r e d e ta ile d d e s c r ip tio n o f the m eth o d u s e d to com p u te th e s e
w a g e tr e n d s , s e e " Im p r o v in g A r e a W a g e S u r v e y In d e x e s , " M o n th ly L a b o r
R e v ie w , J a n u a ry 1973, pp. 5 2 -57 .

O f f ic e c l e r i c a l — C ontinued

S e c r e t a r ie s
S ten o g ra p h ers, g en e ra l
S t e n o g r a p h e r s , s e n io r
T y p is t s , c la s s e s A and B
F i l e c le r k s , c la s s e s A ,
B, and C
M essen g ers
S w itc h b o a r d o p e r a to r s

T h e s e w e ig h ts a r e used to com p u te g ro u p a v e r a g e s .
E a c h o c c u p a tio n 's a v e r a g e e a r n in g s (c o m p u te d in step 1)
is m u ltip lie d b y its w e ig h t. T h e p ro d u c ts a r e to ta le d to
o b ta in a g ro u p a v e r a g e .

4.

T h e p e r c e n t ch a n ges r e la t e to w a g e c h an ges b e tw e e n the in d ic a te d
d a te s . W h en the t im e span b e tw e e n s u r v e y s is o th e r than 12 m on th s, annual
r a te s a r e shown,
( i t is a s s u m e d that w a g e s in c r e a s e at a con stan t ra te
b e tw e e n s u r v e y s .)

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

E s ta b lis h m e n t p r a c t ic e s and s u p p le m e n ta ry w a g e p r o v is io n s




T a b u la tio n s on s e le c te d e s ta b lis h m e n t p r a c t ic e s and s u p p le m e n ta ry
w a g e p r o v is io n s ( B - s e r i e s ta b le s ) a r e n o t p r e s e n te d in th is b u lle tin . I n f o r ­
m a tio n f o r th e s e ta b u la tio n s is c o lle c t e d at 3 - y e a r in t e r v a ls .
T h e s e ta b u ­
la tio n s on m in im u m e n tr a n c e s a la r ie s f o r in e x p e r ie n c e d o f f i c e w o r k e r s ; s h ift
d if fe r e n t ia ls ; sc h e d u le d w e e k ly h o u rs and d a y s ; p a id h o lid a y s ; p aid v a c a tio n s ;
and h e a lth , in s u ra n c e , and p e n s io n p la n s a r e p r e s e n te d (in the B - s e r i e s ta b le s )
in p r e v io u s b u lle tin s f o r th is a r e a .

30

Appendix table 1. Establishments and workers within scope of survey and number studied
in Atlanta, Ga.,1May 1977
In d u s try d iv is io n 2

ALL

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

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

W o r k e r s in e s t a b l i s h m e n t s
W ith in s c o p e o f s t u d y 1
4
3
2

W ith in s c o p e
o f stu d y J

S t u d ie d

S t u d ie d
N um ber

P ercen t

ESTABLISHMENTS
---------------------------------------

.

1,600

314

362,388

100

187,583

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 S I N G ---------------------------------------TR AN SP OR TA TI ON , CO MM UN I C A T I O N , AND
O T H E R P U B L I C U T I L I T I E S 5 -------------------------WHOLESALE t r a d e
------------------------------------------------------RETAIL TRADE
------------------------------------------------------------F I N A N C E , I N S U R A N C E , A N D R E A L E S T A T E 6 -------------S E R V I C E S 7 ----------------------------------------------------------------------

50

80

-

489
1.311

234

111,039
251,349

31
69

53,309
134,274

50
50
50
50
50

125
303
383
204
296

34
43
49
40
68

60,400
36,307
76,006
38,084
40,552

17
10
21
11
11

48,078
1 0 ,8 0 8
40,671
16,927
17,790

100

77

162,617

100

148,492

500
-

29
71

21
56

47,192
115,425

29
71

41,773
106,719

5UC
500
500
500
500

16
8
27
10
10

13
6
18
9
10

46,456
6,363
41,793
11,812
9,001

29
4
26
7
6

44,546
5,289
36,661
1 1 ,2 2 2
9,001

ALL

DIVISIONS

LARGE
all

d i vi sio ns

ESTABLISHMENTS
---------------------------------------------------------

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 ----------------------------------------------------------TR ANSPORTATION, CO MM UNICATION, AND
O T H E R P U B L I C U T I L I T I E S 5 --------------------------------------wh ol esa le
trade
------------------------------------------------------RETAIL TRADE
-----------------------------------------F I N A N C E , I N S U R A N C E , A N D R E A L E S T A T E 6 --------S E R V I C E S 7 ------------------------------------------------

1 T h e A t la n ta S ta n d a r d M e t r o p o lit a n S t a t i s t i c a l A r e a , a s d e fin e d b y th e
O ffic e o f M a n a g em en t and B u d g e t th ro u g h F e b r u a r y 19 7 4 . c o n s is ts o f B u tts , C h e r o k e e ,
C la y to n , C o b b , D e K a lb , D o u g la s , F a y e t t e , F o r s y t h , F u lto n , G w in n e tt, H e n r y , N e w to n ,
P a u l d i n g , R o c k d a l e , a n d W a lt o n C o u n t i e s .
T h e " w o r k e r s w it h in s c o p e o f s t u d y "
e s t i m a t e s s h o w n in t h i s t a b l e p r o v i d e a r e a s o n a b l y a c c u r a t e d e s c r i p t i o n - o f t h e s i z e
a n d c o m p o s i t i o n o f t h e l a b o r f o r c e i n c lu d e d in t h e s u r v e y .
E s tim a te s a r e not
in t e n d e d , h o w e v e r , f o r c o m p a r i s o n w i t h o t h e r e m p lo y m e n t in d e x e s t o m e a s u r e
e m p lo y m e n t t r e n d s o r l e v e l s s i n c e (1) p la n n i n g o f w a g e s u r v e y s r e q u i r e s e s t a b l i s h ­
m e n t d a t a c o m p i l e d c o n s i d e r a b l y in a d v a n c e o f t h e p a y r o l l p e r i o d s t u d i e d , a n d (2)
s m a ll e s ta b lis h m e n ts a r e e x c lu d e d fr o m th e s c o p e o f th e s u r v e y .
2 T h e 1 9 7 2 e d it io n o f t h e S t a n d a r d I n d u s t r i a l C l a s s i f i c a t i o n M a n u a l w a s u s e d
in c l a s s i f y i n g
e s ta b lis h m e n t s b y in d u s tr y d iv is io n .
H o w ever, a l l
go vern m en t
o p e r a tio n s a r e e x c lu d e d f r o m th e s c o p e o f th e s u r v e y .
3 I n c l u d e s a l l e s t a b l i s h m e n t s w i t h t o t a l e m p lo y m e n t a t o r a b o v e t h e m in i m u m
lim it a t io n .
A l l o u t l e t s ( w i t h i n t h e a r e a ) o f c o m p a n i e s in i n d u s t r i e s s u c h a s t r a d e ,
f i n a n c e , a u to r e p a i r s e r v i c e , a n d m o t io n p i c t u r e t h e a t e r s a r e c o n s i d e r e d a s 1
e s ta b lis h m e n t.




4
I n c l u d e s a l l w o r k e r s in a l l e s t a b l i s h m e n t s w it h t o t a l e m p lo y m e n t ( w ith in
th e a r e a ) at o r a b o v e th e m in im u m lim it a t io n .
s A b b r e v i a t e d t o " p u b l i c u t i l i t i e s " in t h e A - s e r i e s t a b l e s .
T a x ic a b s
an d
s e r v i c e s in c id e n ta l to w a t e r t r a n s p o r t a t io n a r e e x c lu d e d .
A t l a n t a 's t r a n s i t s y s t e m
is m u n ic i p a lly o p e r a te d an d is e x c lu d e d b y d e fin itio n f r o m th e s c o p e o f th e stu d y .
6 A b b r e v i a t e d t o " f i n a n c e " in t h e A - s e r i e s t a b l e s .
7 H o te ls an d m o t e ls ; la u n d r ie s a n d o th e r p e r s o n a l s e r v i c e s ; b u s in e s s s e r v i c e s ;
a u t o m o b i le r e p a i r , r e n t a l , a n d p a r k i n g ; m o t io n p i c t u r e s ; n o n p r o f it m e m b e r s h i p
o r g a n i z a t i o n s ( e x c lu d i n g r e l i g i o u s a n d c h a r i t a b l e o r g a n i z a t i o n s ) ; a n d e n g i n e e r i n g
and a r c h it e c t u r a l s e r v i c e s .

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Appendix B.
Occupational
Descriptions
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 j o 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 it s 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 d e r a v a r i e t y o f p a y r o l l
t i t l e s 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 e n 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 the g ro u p in g o f o c c u p a tio n a l
w a g e r a t e s r e p r e s e n t i n g c o m p a r a b l e jo b con te nt. B e c a u s e o f th is e m p h a ­
sis on i n t e r e s t a b l i s h m e n t and i n 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
conte nt, the B u r e a u 's jo b d e s c r i p t i o n s m a y d i f f e r s i g n i f i c a n t l y f r o m th ose
in u s e in in d i v i d 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 th e s e j o b d e s c r i p t i o n s , the 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 t r u c t e d to e x c l u 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 a n d ic a p 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 h a n d ic a p 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 the s u r v e y e x c e p t f o r th ose r e ­
c e i v i n g o n - t h e - j o b tr a in in g in s o m e o f the 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 oc c u p a tio n s .

Office
SECRETARY

S E C R E T A R Y — Contin ued

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 i n d iv id u a l. M a i n ­
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 the 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 in d e p e n d e n tl y 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 uties,
u s u a l l y in c lu d in g m o s t o f the f o l l o w i n g :

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 tasks 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 le d g e o f o f f i c e routine
and u n d e r s ta n d in g o f the 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
the w o r k o f the s u p e r v i s o r .

Exclu sion s
a. R e c e i v e s te le p h o n e c a l l s , p e r s o n a l c a l l e r s , and i n c o m i n g m a i l ,
a n s w e r s rou tin e i n q u i r i e s , and ro 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
persons;
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c.
in structed;

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m a in ta in s ,

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file s;

c a l e n d a r and m a k e s ap p oin tm e n ts as

N o t 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 c t e r i s t i c s . E x a m p l e s o f p o s i t i o n s w h ic h a r e e x c lu d e d f r o m the d e fi n i ti o n a r e
as f o l l o w s :
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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 b y
o t h e r s f o r the s u p e r v i s o r ' s s ig n a tu r e to a s s u r e p r o c e d u r a l and t y p o g r a p h i c
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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 uties;

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 ­
te c h n i c a l , o r m a n a g e r i a l p e r s o n s ;

d.
S e c r e t a r y p o s i t i o n s in w h ic h the duties a r e e i t h e r s u b s ta n t ia
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 that th os e c h a r ­
a c t e r i z e d in the d e fi n i ti o n ;

SE C R E T A R Y— C ontinued

SE C R E T A R Y — Continued
C lass C

E x c l u s i o n s — Continued

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 ich i n v o l v e m o r e d i f f i c u l t o r m o r e
1. S e c r e t a r y to an e x e c u t i v e o r m a n a g e r i a l p e r s o n w h o s e r e s p o n ­
res p on s ib le techn ica l, ad m in is tra tiv e , s u p e rv is o r y , o r s p ec ia liz ed c le r ic a l
s i b i l i t y is not e q u i v a l e n t to one o f the s p e c i f i c l e v e l s itu ations in the d e fi n i ti o n
du tie s w h ich 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 .
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 lly 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 ich a r e
o f t e n , in turn, f u r t h e r sub d ivid e d .
In s o m e c o m p a n i e s , th is l e v e l in c lu d e s a
NOTE:
T h e t e r m " c o r p o r a t e o f f i c e r , " used in the l e v e l d e fi n i t i o n s
w i d e r a n g e o f o r g a n i z a t i o n a l e c h e l o n s ; in o t h e r s , o n ly one o r two; or_
fo llo w in g ^ r e f e r s , to t h o s e o f f i c i a l s who h a ve 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
2. S e c r e t a r y to the head o f an i n d i v i d u a l plant, f a c t o r y , e tc . ( o r
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 o e s not in a l l c a s e s
o t h e r e q u i v a l e n t l e v e l o f o f f i c i a l ) that e m p l o y s , in a l l , f e w e r than 5 ,00 0
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 i s to
persons.
act p e r s o n a l l y on i n d i v i d u a l c a s e s o r t r a n s a c t i o n s ( e . g . , a p p r o v e o r deny
in d i v i d u a l loan o r c r e d i t a c ti o n s ; a d m i n i s t e r in d i v i d u a l t r u s t ac c ou n ts ; d i r e c t l y
C lass D
s u p e r v i s e a c l e r i c a l s ta ff) a r e 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
1. S e c r e t a r y to the s u p e r v i s o r o r head o f a s m a l l o r g a n i z a t i o n a l unit
p u r p o s e s o f a p p ly in g the f o l l o w i n g l e v e l d e fi n i t i o n s .
( e . g . , f e w e r than about 25 o r 30 p e r s o n s ) ; o £
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 the b o a r d o r p r e s i d e n t o f a c o m p a n y
that e m p l o y s , in a l l , o v e r 100 but f e w e r than 5 ,0 0 0 p e r s o n s ; o r

2. S e c r e t a r y to a non s u p e r v i s o r y s t a f f s p e c i a l i s t , p r o f e s s i o n a l
e m p l o y e e , a d m i n i s t r a t i v e o f f i c e r , o r a s s i s ta n t , s k i l l e d te c h n icia n , o r e x p e r t .
(N O TE :
M a n y c o m p a n i e s a s s i g n s t e n o g r a p h e r s , r a t h e r than s e c r e t a r i e s as
d e s c r i b e d a b o v e , to th is l e v e l o f s u p e r v i s o r y o r n o n s u p e r v i s o r y w o r k e r . )
STENOGRAPHER

2. S e c r e t a r y t o a c o r p o r a t e o f f i c e r ( o t h e r than the c h a i r m a n o f the
b o a r d o r p r e s i d e n t ) o f a c o m p a n y that e m p l o y s , in a l l , o v e r 5 ,0 0 0 but f e w e r
than 2 5 ,0 0 0 p e r s o n s ; o r
3. S e c r e t a r y to the 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 lass B

P r i m a r y duty is to ta ke d ic ta tio n u s in g shorthand, and to t r a n s c r i b e
th e d ic ta tio n .
M a y a ls o ty p e f r o m w r i t t e n c o p y .
M ay op erate fro m a steno­
g r a p h i c p o o l.
M ay occasion ally tran scribe fro m voic e record in gs ( 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 ) .
N O T E : T h i s j o b is d i s tin g u is h e d f r o m that o f a s e c r e t a r y in that a
s e c r e t a r y n o r m a l l y w o r k s in a c o n f i d e n t i a l r e l a t i o n s h i p w ith o n 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 the s e c r e t a r y jo b d e fin itio n .

1. S e c r e t a r y to th e c h a i r m a n o f the b o a r d o r p r e s i d e n t o f a c o m p a n y
that e m p l o y s , in a l l , f e w e r than 100 p e r s o n s ; o r
2. S e c r e t a r y 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 c h a i r m a n o f the
b o a r d o r p r e s i d e n t ) o f a c o m p a n y that e m p l o y s , in a l l , o v e r 100 but f e w e r
than 5 ,0 0 0 p e r s o n s ; o r
3. S e c r e t a r y to the 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 f u 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 ,
op eration s, in d u strial rela tio n s, etc.) or a m a jo r geographic o r orga n iza tion a l
s e g m e n t ( e . g . , a r e g i o n a l h e a d q u a r t e r s ; a m a j o r d i v i s i o n ) o f a c o m p a n y that
e m p l o y s , in a l l , o v e r 5 , 0 0 0 but f e w e r than 2 5 ,0 0 0 e m p l o y e e s ; o r
4. S e c r e t a r y to the head o f an in d i v i d u a l plant, f a c t o r y , e t c . ( o r
o t h e r e q u i v a l e n t l e v e l o f o f f i c i a l ) that e m p l o y s , in a l l , o v e r 5 ,0 0 0 p e r s o n s ; o r
5. S e c r e t a r y to the head o f a l a r g e and i m p o r t a n t o r g a n i z a t i o n a l
s e g m e n t ( e . g . , a m i d d l e m a n a g e m e n t s u p e r v i s o r o f an o r g a n i z a t i o n a l s e g m e n t
o f 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 .




Stenographer, G en e ra l

keep

D i c ta ti o n i n v o l v e s a n o r m a l ro u 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 rou tin e c l e r i c a l ta s k s .
Sten ograph er, Sen ior

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 d 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 i n t a i n f i l e s , k e e p r e c o r d s , e tc .
OR
P e r f o r m s s t e n o g r a p h i c d uties 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 high d e g r e e o f s t e n o g r a p h i c s p e e d and a c c u r a c y ;
a th or ou g h w o r k i n g k n o w le d g e o f g e n e r a l b u s i n e s s and o f f i c e p r o c e d u r e ; and
o f the s p e c i f i c b u s 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 rk flo w , etc.
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 du tie s 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 i n ta i n i n g f o l l o w u p f i l e s ; a s s e m b l i n g
m a t e r i a l f o r r e p o r t s , m e m o r a n d 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 i n s t r u c t i o n s ; r e a d i n g and r ou tin g i n c o m i n g m a i l ; and a n s w e r i n g
r ou tin e q u e s tio n s , e tc .

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

MESSENGER

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 i n v o l v i n g a n o r m a l routine
v o c a b u l a r y f r o m t r a n s c r i b i n g - m a c h i n e r e c o r d s . M a y a l s o type 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 i n v o l v i n g
a v a r i e d te 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 not in c lu d e d .
A w o r k e r who takes d ic ta tio n in
sho rthand o r b y Sten oty pe o r s i m i l a r m a c h i n e i s c l a s s i f i e d as a s t e n o g r a p h e r .

P e r f o r m s v a r i o u s routine duties such as running e r r a n d s , o p e r a t i r 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 , opening and d i s t r i b u t i r 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 ti o n s that r e q u i r e o p e r a ti 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.

TYP 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 a k e
out b i l l s a f t e r c a l c u l a t i o n s h a v e b een m a d e b y an oth er p e r s o n . M a y in clude
ty p ing 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 d u p lic atin g 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 e p i n 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 t i n g and d is tr ib u t in g
in com in g m a il.
C lass A .
P e r f o r m s one o r m o r e o f the f o l l o w i n g : T y p i n g m a t e r i a l
in f i n a l f o r m wh en it i n v o l v e s c o m b in in g m a t e r i a l f r o m s e v e r a l s o u r c e s ; o r
r e s p o n s i b i l i t y 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 tc ., 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 la n gu a ge m a t e r i a l ; o r plann ing lay ou t and
ty p ing o f c o m p l i c a t e d s t a t i s t i c a l ta b le 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 ing . M a y ty pe routine 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 .
C l a s s B.
P e r f o r m s one o r m o r e o f the f o l l o w i n g ; C o p y ty p ing f r o m
rough 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 c e p o l i c i e s , e tc . ;
o r settin g up s i m p l e s tan da rd tab ula tio n s; o r c o p y i n g m o r e c o m p l e x ta b le s
a l r e a d y set up and sp ac ed p r o p e r l y .

F IL E C LERK
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
s y s t e m . M a y p e r f o r m c l e r i c a l and m an u a l tas 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 fi n i t i o n s .
C lass 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 , te 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 tainin 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 l s o f i l e this
m a te ria 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 es in c on junction 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 l a s s B.
S o r t s , c o d e s , and f i l e s u n c l a s s i f i e d m a t e r i a l b y s i m p l e
( s u b j e c t m a t t e r ) h e a d in g s o r p a r t l y c l a s s i f i e d m a t e r i a l by f i n e r subheadings.
P r e p a r e s s i m p l e r e l a t e d i n d e x and c r o s s - r e f e r e n c e a id s .
A s requested,
l o c a t e s c l e a r l y i d e n t i f i e d m a t e r i a l in f i l e s and f o r w a r d s m a t e r i a l .
May
perform
r e l a t e d c l e r i c a l tasks 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 lass C .
P e r f o r m s routine 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 been
c l a s s i f i e d o r w h ic h 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 t e m ( e . g . , a lp h a b e ti c a l , c h r o n o l o g i c a l , o r n u m e r i c a 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 s ; 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 anua l tasks
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 .




SW IT C H B O A R D O P E R A T O R
O p e r a t e s a te le p h o n e s w i tc 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 x c 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 , outgoing, and i n t r a s y s t e i n
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 e p r e c o r d o f c a l l s p l a c e d and t o l l c h a r g e s . B e s i d e s o p e r a ti n g a telep hon e
s w i t c h b o a r d o r c o n s o l e , m a y a l s o type o r p e r f o r m routine c l e r i c a l w o r k
(ty p in g o r routin e c l e r i c a l w o r k m a y o c c u p y the m a j o r p o r t i o n o f the w o r k e r ' s
t i m e , and is u s u a l l y p e r f o r m e d w h i l e at the s w i tc h b o a r d o r c o n s o l e ) . C h i e f
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 l u d e d . F o r an o p e r a t o r who a l s o ac ts as a r e c e p t i o n i s t , s e e Switchboar|d
Ope ra to r -R e ce p tio n is t.
S W IT C H B O A R D O P E R A T O R - R E C E P T IO N IS T
At a
an o p e r a t o r —
w o rk in vo lves
b u s in e s s and
p ria te p erson
a r r a n g i n g an

s i n g l e - p o s i t i o n te le p h on e s w i tc h b o a r d o r c o n s o l e , a c ts both afe
s ee S w i t c 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
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 natu re o f v i s i t o r ' s
p r o v i d i n g a p p r o p r i a t e i n f o r m a t i o n ; r e f e r r i n g v i s i t o r to a p p r o ­
in the o r g a n i z a t i o n o r c on tac tin g that p e r s o n b y te le p h o n e anfl
ap p oin tm e n t; k e e p in g a lo g o f v i s i t o r s .

ORDER C LERK
R e c e i v e s c u s t o m e r s ' o r d e r s f o r m a t e r i a l o r m e r c h a n d i s e by m a i l ,
phone, o r p e r s o n a l l y .
D uties i n v o l v e any c o m b in a tio n o f the f o l l o w i n g :
Quoting p r i c e s to c u s t o m e r s ; m a k in g out an o r d e r she e t l i s t i n g the i t e m s to
m a k e up the o r d e r ; c h e c k in g p r i c e s and quantities o f i t e m s on o r d e r sheet;
and d is t r i b u t i n g o r d e r she e ts to r e s p e c t i v e d e p a r tm e n ts to be f i l l e d .
M a;r
c h e c k w ith c r e d i t d e p a r t m e n t to d e t e r m i n e c r e d i t rating o f c u s t o m e r , ac k n o w l ­
e d g e r e c e i p t o f o r d e r s f r o m c u s t o m e r s , f o l l o w up o r d e r s to s e e that th ey
h a v e b e en f i l l e d , k e e p f i l e o f o r d e r s r e c e i v e d , and c h e c k shipping in v o ice !;
w ith o r i g i n a l o r d e r s .
A C C O U N T IN G C L E R K
P e r f o r m s one o r m o r e ac c ou n tin g c l e r i c a l ta s k s such as p os tin g tc
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 i n t e r n a l c o n ­
s i s t e n c y , c o m p l e t e n e s s , and m a t h e m a t i c a l a c c u r a c y o f ac counting docum ents
a s s i g n i n g p r e s c r i b e d a c c ou n tin g d i s t r i b u t i o n c o d e s ; e x 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 ti o n s , posting,
e t c . ; 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 jou rna'
vouchers.
M a y w o r k in e i t h e r a m a n u a l o r a u tom ate d a ccoun ting 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 o d s and o f f i c e p r a c ­
t i c e s and p r o c e d u r e s w h ic 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 rd in g
o f t r a n s a c t i o n s and ac c ou n tin g i n f o r m a t i o n .
W it h e x p e r i e n c e , the w o r k e r
t y p i c a l l y b e c o m e s f a m i l i a r w ith the b oo k k e e p in g and accounting t e r m s anc
p r o c e d u r e s u s e d in the a s s i g n e d w o r k , but is no t r e q u i r e d to h a v e a knowledge
o f the f o r m a l p r i n c i p l e s o f b oo k k e e p in g and ac c ou n ting .
P osition s
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A C C O U N T IN G C LE R K — Continued

M ACH INE B IL L E R — Continued

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 ic h r e q u i r e the a p p lic a tio 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 ting t r a n s ­
a c tio n s , s e l e c t i n g a m on g a sub sta ntia l v a r i e t y o f p r e s c r i b e d ac c ou n ting c o d e s
and c l a s s i f i c a t i o n s , o r t r a c i n g tr a n s a c t i o n s th rough p r e v i o u s ac cou nting
a c tio n s to d e t e r m i n e s o u r c e o f d i s c r e p a n c i e s .
M a y be a s s i s t e d b y one o r
m o r e c l a s s B a ccoun ting c l e r k s .

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 ac h in 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 the s im u ltan 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 in e a u t o m a t i c a l l y a c c u m u l a 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 c olu m n s and c o m p u te s and u s u all y p rin ts
a u t o m a t i c a l l y the d e b it o r c r e d i t b a l a n c e s .
D o e s not 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 fo r m and s ta n dard ty p e s o f s a le s and
c r e d i t s li p s .

C l a s s B,
U n de 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 r d i z e d p r o c e d u r e s , p e r f o r m s one o r m o r e routine accounting c l e r ­
i c a l o p e r a t i o n s , such as p os 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
i d e n t i f i c a t i o n o f i t e m s and lo c a t i o n s o f p o s tin 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 ta n d a r d i z e d and r e p e t i t i v e r e c o r d s o r
a ccoun ting d o c u m e n ts ; and c o d i n g
d oc u m e n ts usin g a f e w p r e s c r i b e d
a ccoun ting c o d e s .

PA Y R O LL CLERK

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 with ou t a t y p e w r i t e r k e y ­
b o a r d ) to k e e p a r e c o r d o f b u s 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 oo 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 the s t r u c tu r e
o f the p a r t i c u l a r ac c ou n tin g s y s t e m us e d .
D e t e r m i n e s p r o p e r r e c o r d s and
d i s t r i b u t i o n o f d e b it and c r e d i t i t e m s to be used in e a c h phas e o f the 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 ala n ce s h e e ts , and oth e r r e c o r d s by hand.

C l a s s B.
K e e p s a r e c o r d o f one o r m o r e phases o r s e c t io 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 le d g e o f b a s ic b oo k k e e p in g . P h a s e s
o r s e c t i o n s in c lu d e ac c ou n ts p a y a b l e , p a y r o l l , c u s t o m e r s ' accounts (not
i n c lu d in 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 under m a c h in 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 t r 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 ay check or assist
in p r e p a r a t i o n o f t r i a l b a l a n c e s and p r e p a r e c o n t r o l she e ts f o r the ac counting
departm ent.

C o m p u te s w a g e s o f c o m p a n y e m p l o y e e s and e n t e r s the n e c e s s a r y
data on the p a y r o l l s h e e ts .
Duties i n v o l v e :
C a lc u la tin g w o r k e r s ' e a r n i n g s
b as e d on t i m e o r p ro d u c tio n r e c o r d s ; and p os tin g c a l c u l a t e d data on p a y r o l l
sh e e t, showing i n f o r m a t i o n such as w o r k e r ' s n a m e , w o r k i n g d ay s, t i m e , r a t e ,
d e du ctio n s f o r in s u r a n c e , and to t a l w a g e s due.
M a y m a k e out p a y c h e c k s and
a s s i s t p a y m a s t e r in m a k in g up and d is t r i b u t i n g pay e n v e l o p e s .
M a y use a
calculatin g m achine.
KEYPUNCH OPERATOR
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 ha be tic
n u m e r i c data on ta b ula ting c a r d s o r on tap e .
Positions
d efin ition s.

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C lass A .
W o r k r e q u i r e s the 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 o d 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 l s o p e r f o r m s o m e r ou tin e keypun ch w o r k .
May
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 lass B .
W o r k is routin e and r e p e t i t i v e .
Under c lo se 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 i n s t r u c t i o n s , w o r k s f r o m v a r i o u s s ta n ­
d a r d i z e d s o u r c e d oc u m e n ts wh ich ha ve b e en 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 ich have b een 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 in g , o r i n t e r p r e t i n g o f data to be r e c o r d e d . R e f e r s to s u p e r v i s o r
p r o b l e m s a r i s i n g f r o m e r r o n e o u s i t e m s o r c o d e s o r m i s s i n g in f o r m a t i o n .

M A C H IN E B IL L E R
T A B U LA T IN G -M A C H IN E O P E R A T O R
P r e p a r e s s ta te m e n ts , b i l l s , and i n v o i c e s on a m ac h in e ot h e r than an
ord in ary or e le ctro m a tic ty p ew rite r.
M a y a ls o k e ep 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 in e b i l l e r s a r e c l a s s i f i e d by typ e
o f m a c h i n e , as f o l l o w s :

B illin g-m a c h in e b ille r.
U s e s a s p e c i a l b i l l i n g m ac h in e ( c o m b in a tio n
ty p in g and adding m a c h i n e ) to p r e p a r e b i l l s and i n v o i c e s f r o m c u s t o m e r s '
p u r c h a s e o r d e r s , i n t e r n a l l y p r e p a r e d o r d e r s , shipping 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 shipping 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 , wh ic h m a y o r m a y not be c om p u te d on
the b i l l i n g m a c h i n e , and to ta ls wh ic h a r e a u t o m a t i c a l l y ac c u m u la te d by
m achine.
T h e o p e r a t i o n u s u ally i n v o l v e s a l a r g e nu m b er 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 fa n fo ld m a c h in e .




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 i n e s such as the ta b u la tor , 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 fin itio 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 l u d e d a r e o p e r a t o r s of
e l e c t r o n i c d i g i t a l c o m p u t e r s , e v e n though th e y m a y a l s o o p e r a t e e l e c t r i c
a ccoun ting m a c h i n e e q u ip m en t.
P o sitio n s
d e fi n i t i o n s .

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C lass A .
P e r f o r m s c o m p l e t e r e p o r t i n g and tabula ting a s s i g n m e n t s
i n c lu d 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 lo n g and c o m p l e x r e p o r t s wh ich
often 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 planning o f the natu re
and s e q u e n c in g o f o p e r a t i o n s , and the use o f a v a r i e t y o f m a c h i n e s .
Is

T A B U L A T IN G -M A C H IN E O PERATO R— Continued

T A B U L A T IN G -M A C H IN E O PERATO R— Continued

t y p i c a l l y i n v o l v e d in t r a i n i n g n e w o p e r a t o r s in m a c h 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 q u e n c e s
o f lon g and c o m p l e x r e p o r t s .
D o e s not in c lu d e 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 of p r e w i r e d b o a r d s .

the ta b u la to r and c a l c u l a t o r , in ad d ition to the s i m p l e r m a c h i n e s used by
class C op erators.
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 .
M a y t r a i n new e m p l o y e e s in b a s i c m a c h in e o p e r a t i o n 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 ta b ula tin g o r e l e c t r i c a l a ccoun ting m a c h i n e s such as

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 tabulating
o r e l e c t r i c a l a ccoun ting m a c h i n e s such as the 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 tio n s o f a w o r k unit,
f o r e x a m p l e , in d i v i d 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 p erform
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 som e f i l i n g w o r k .

Professional and Technical
C O M P U T E R S Y S T E M S A N A L Y S T , B U S IN E S S

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 en t.
D evelops a com p lete
d e s c r i p t i o n o f a l l s p e c i f i c a t i o n s n e e d e d to e nab le p r o g r a m m e r s to p r e p a r e
r eq u ire d d igital 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 au tom ate d and i d e n t i f i e s c on ditio ns
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
ty p e s o f r e c o r d s , f i l e s , and d o c u m e n 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 te 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 han ges 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 TE :
W orkers
p e r f o r m i n g both s y s t e m s a n a l y s i s and p r o g r a m m i n g 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 used to d e t e r m i n e t h e i r p a y .)

d e v e l o p s s y s t e m s f o r m a in ta in in g d e p o s i t o r accoun 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
accoun ts in a m a n u fa c tu rin 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 ap p lie d .

D o e s not in clud 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 an a ly s ts p r i m a r i l y c o n c e r n e d w ith s c i e n t i f i c o r e n g i n e e r i n g p r o b l e m s .
F o r w a g e study p u r p o s e s , s y s t e m s an 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 l a s s A . W o r k s in 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 phas e s o f s y s t e m a n a l y s i s .
P ro b lem 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 li n g, i n v e n t o r y c o n t r o l , c o s t a n a l y s i s , and s a l e s a n a l y s i s r e c o r d in w h ic h
e v e r y i t e m o f e a c h ty p e is a u t o m a t i c a l l y p r o c e s s e d th ro ugh 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 fo l l o w u p ac tio n s a r e i n it ia te d b y th e 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 a tio 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 han ges and f o r obta in ing
equ ip m en t.
M a y p r o v i d e fu 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 .

d irectio n

to

low er

l e v e l s y s t e m s an 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 on ly 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 ple,




B USINE S S— Continued

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 i n d e p e n d e n tly on rou tin e a s s i g n m e n t s and
r e c e i v e s i n s t r u c t i o n and guid ance on c o m p l e x a s s i g n m e n t s .
W ork is r e v ie 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 w ith i n s t r u c t i o n s , and to in s u r e p r o p e r
a l i g n m e n t w ith th e o v e r a l l s y s t e m .
C lass C .
W o r k s under 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 in 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 expan d p r a c t i c a l e x p e r i e n c e in the a p p lic a tio n o f p r o c e d u r e s and
skills r e q u ire d fo r system s an alysis w o rk .
F o r exam p le, m ay a s sist a higher
l e v e l s y s t e m s a n a lys t by p r e p a r i n g th e d e t a i l e d s p e c i f i c a t i o n s r e q u i r e d by
p r o g r a m m e r s f r o m i n f o r m a t i o n d e v e l o p e d by the h ig h e r l e v e l an aly s t.
C O M P U T E R P R O G R A M M E R , B U SIN E S S
C o n v e r t s s tate 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 by a
s y s t e m s a n a ly s t, into a se qu e n c e o f d e t a i l e d in s tr u c tio 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 au tom atic data p r o c e s s i n g equip m en t.
W orkin g fr o 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 tr u c tio n s w h ich ,
wh 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 gu a ge , caus e the m a n ip u ­
latio 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 le 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 s u b je ct m a t t e r i n v o l v e d t o a n a ly z e c h a r ts 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 sequence 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 wh ich data w i l l be
p r o c e s s e d ; c o n v e r t s t h e s e c h a r ts 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 in 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 in s t r u c t i o n s f o r o p e r a ti n g p e r s o n n e l
d u r in g p ro 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 T E :
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 an aly 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 .)

C O M P U T E R PR O G R AM M ER , BUSINESS— Continued

C O M PU T E R O PER ATO R

D o e s not i n 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 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 .

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 l l y p r e p a r e d by a p r o ­
gram m er.
W o r k in c l u d e s 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 e n t setup and o p e r a t i o n s ; loa d s e q u ip m e n 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 i t c h e s n e c e s s a r y a u x i l i a r y e qu ip m en t into
c i r c u i t , and s t a r t s and o p e r a t e s c o m p u t e r ; m a k e s a d 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 o n d i t i o n s ; r e v i e w s e r r o r s m ad 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 caus e o r r e f e r s p r o b l e m to s u p e r v i s o r or
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
c o rre c tin g program .

For

wage

study p u r p o s e s ,

program m ers

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

C lass A .
W o r k s in d e p e n d e n tly o r u n de 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 ic h r e q u i r e c o m p e t e n c e in a l l p hases o f p r o g r a m m i n g
c on c e p ts 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
the 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 ste 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 ps o f the p r o b l e m s o l v i n g rou tin e ;
plans the f u l l r a n g e o f p r o g r a m m i n g ac tio 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 qu ip m en 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 ro 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 id e v a r i e t y and e x t e n s i v e n u m b e r
o f i n t e r n a l p r o c e s s i n g ac tio n s m u s t o c c u r .
T h i s r e q u i r e s such ac tio 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
li n 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 ts 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 sub sta ntia l m an ip u la tio n and
r e s e q u e n c i n 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 f u n c tio 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 .

C l a s s B.
W o r k s in 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
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 t s 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
o r th ree v a r ie d sequences o r fo rm a ts .
R e p o r t s and l i s t i n g s a r e p ro d u c e d by
r e f i n i n g , adaptin g, a r r a y i n g , o r m a k i n g m i n o r a d d itio n s to o r d e l e t i o n s f r o m
input data w h ic h a r e r e a d i l y a v a i l a b l e .
W h ile n u m e r o u s r e c o r d s m a y be
p r o c e s s e d , the data ha 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 e qu e n c in g o f data can be t e s t e d b y usin g a f e w ro u tin e c h e c k s . T y p i c a l l y ,
the p r o g r a m d e a l s w ith ro u tin e r e c o r d k e e p i n g o p e r a t i o n s .
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 irectio n of a higher le v e l p r o g r a m m e r or s u p e rv is o r.
M a y a s s i s t h ig h e r
l e v e l p r o g r a m m e r by 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 f i 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 g uid 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 l i c a ti o 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 o n c e p t s u s u a l l y l e a r n e d in f o r m a l t r a i n i n g c o u r s e s .
Assign m en ts are
d e s i g n e d to d e v e l o p c o m p e t e n c e in the a p p lic a tio n o f standard p r o c e d u r e s to
routin 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 t o 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.




For

wage

study

purposes,

com puter

operators

are

cla s s ifie d

as

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 un der on ly g e n e r a l d i r e c t i o n ,
a c o m p u t e r 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 r o d u c e d ; s c h e d u lin g r e q u i r e m e n t s
a r e o f c r i t i c a l i m p o r t a n c e to m i n i m i z e d o w n t i m e ; the p r o g r a m s a r e o f
c o m p l e x d e s i g n 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 o f te n r e q u i r e s a w o r k i n g
k n o w l e d g e o f the t o t a l p r o g r a m , and a l t e r n a t e p r o g r a m s m a y not be a v a i l a b l e .
M a y g i v e d i r e c t i o n and g uid ance to l o w e r l e v e l o p e r a t o r s .
C l a s s B . O p e r a t e s i n 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 t e r runn ing 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 :
M o s t o f the p r o g r a m s a r e e s t a b l i s h e d p r o d u c ti o 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 i s l i t t l e o r no t e s t i n g o f new 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 ne e d s
m a j o r chan ge o r can not be c o r r e c t e d w ith in a r e a s o n a b l y s hort t i m e .
In
c o m m o n e r r o r s itu a tio n s , d i a g n o s e s c a u s e and ta k e s c o r r e c t i v e ac tio n .
T h is
u s u a lly i n v o l v e s a p p ly in g p r e v i o u s l y p r o g r a m m e d c o r r e c t i v e s te p s, o r using
s tan da rd c o r r e c t i o n te c h n iq u e s .
OR
O p e r a t e s un der 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 ith th e c h a r a c t e r i s t i c s d e s c r i b e d f o r c l a s s A .
May
a s s i s t a h i g h e r l e v e l o p e r a t o r by 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 f i 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 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 i n s t r u c t i o n s and
with frequ en t r e v i e w o f op eration s p e r fo r m e d .

expected
a b i l i t y to
received
operator

C lass C .
W o r k s on routin e p r o g r a m s un der 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 l e d g e o f the c o m p u t e r e q u ip 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 r o u tin 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 havin g
d i s t i n c t i v e d e s i g n f e a t u r e s 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 l i s h e d d r a ft i n g
precedents.
W o r k s in c l o s e support w ith th e 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 e a c h change on the
d e t a i l s o f f o r m , fu n c tio n , and p o s i t i o n a l r e l a t i o n s h i p s o f c o m p on e n ts and p a r t s .
W o r k s w ith a m i n i m u m o f s u p e r v i s o r y a s s i s t a n c e .
C o m p l e t e d w o r k is
r e v i e w e d b y d e s i g n o r i g i n a t o r f o r c o n s i s t e n c y w ith p r i o r e n g i n e e r i n g d e t e r ­
m inations.
M 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 .

D R AFT ER— Continued

E LE C T R O N IC S T E CH NICIAN— Continued

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 i n g a s s i g n m e n t s
that r e q u i r e the a p p l i c a ti o n o f m o s t o f the s t a n d a r d i z e d d r a w i n g te c h n iq u e s
r e g u l a r l y used .
Duties 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 it h i r r e g u l a r shap es, m u l t i p l e fu n c tio n s , 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 o n 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 t i o n o f a buil din g in c lu d in g d e t a i l d r a w i n g s o f fou n ­
d a tio n s , w a l l s e c t i o n s , f l o o r p la ns, 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 an u a ls in m a k i n g n e c e s s a r y c om 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 u sed , 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 i s c h e c k e d f o r t e c h n i c a l ad e qu ac y .

T h i s c l a s s i f i c a t i o n e x c lu d e s r e p a i r e r s o f such standa rd e l e c t r o n i c
e q u ip m e n 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 io and t e l e v i s i o n
s e ts ; p ro 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 in s t r u m e n t s ; te c h n i c i a n s who have a d m i n i s t r a t i v e
o r s u p e r v i s o r y r e s p o n s i b i l i t y ; and d r a f t e r s , d e s i g n e r s , and p r o f e s s i o n a l
en gineers.

C l a s s 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 t s 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 i n g , o r r e p a i r p u r p o s e s .
T yp e s of
d r a w i n g s p r e p a r e d in clu d 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 t i n g t h 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 i t i o n i n g o f c o m 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 num ber of
s o u r c e s and adjusts o r t r a n s p o s e s s c a le as r e q u 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 t s
recur.
W o r k m a y be s p o t - c h e c k e d d u r in g p r o g r e s s .

P osition s
d e fi n i t i o n s .

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on the

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 anc e d t e c h n i c a l k n o w le 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 by r e f e r ­
en c e to m a n u f a c t u r e r s ' m anua 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 en t.
E x a m p l e s o f such p r o b l e m s in clu d e lo c a tio n and d e n s i t y o f
c i r c u i t r y , e l e c t r o m a g n e t i c r a d i a t i o n , i s o l a t i n g m a lf u n c tio n s , and fr e q u e n t
en gin eerin g changes.
W ork in v o lve s :
A d e t a i l e d u ndersta nding 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 independent ju 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 lc u la tin 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 i g 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 in 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 ) .

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 p rovide
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 .

D R AF TE R -TR A C E R

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 b y p la c i n g t r a c i n g
c loth 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
includ e 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 tr a ig h t l i n e s and a
l a r g e s c a l e not r e q u i r i n g c l o s e d e l i n e a t i o n . )
AND/OR
P r e p a r e s sim ple o r r ep e titiv e d ra w in gs of e a s ily v is u a liz e d ite m s .
W o r k i s c l o s e l y s u p e r v i s e d d u r in g p r o g r e s s .

C la 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 . , th os 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 by 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 an 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 v o lve s :
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 ­
ships o f c i r c u i t s ; and ju d g m e n t in d e t e r m i n i n g w o r k s e quence 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 os e used by 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 an 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 ig h e r
l e v e l t e c h n i c i a n , and w o r k is 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 .

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 e n t and r e l a t e d d e v i c e s
by p e r f o r m i n g one o r a c o m b in a tio 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 ti 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 t i o n s , and s k i l l to put e q u ip m en t in
r e q u i r e d o p e r a t i n g con d ition .

T h e e q u ip m e n t— c o n s i s t i n g o f e i t h e r m a n y d i f f e r e n t 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 — i n c lu d e s , but is not l i m i t e d
to , 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 , t e le p h o n e , s o n a r, n a v i g a t i o n a l a id s ), (b) d i g i t a l and
a n a log 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.




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
r ou 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 en 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 ic h 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 a s :
A s s i s t i n g h i g h e r l e v e l te 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 tak 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 te s t in s tr u m e n ts
( 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 t o be f a m i l i a r w ith 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 .
This
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 ugh a s s ig n m e n ts d e s ig n e d to
i n c r e a s e c o m p e t e n c e (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 ig h e r
l e v e l te c h n i c i a n .
W o r k is t y p i c a l l y spot c h e c k e d , but is g iv e n d e t a i l e d r e v i e w
wh en 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 T E R E D IN D U S T R IA L NURSE

R E G I S T E R E D I N D U S T R I A L N U R S E --- Continued

A r e g i s t e r e d n u rs e who g i v e s n u rs in 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 .
Duties 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 in g 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 e p in g
r e c o r d s o f patie nts t r e a t e d ; p r e p a r i n g a c c id e n t r e p o r t s 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
a p p lic a n ts and e m p l o y e e s ; and planning and c a r r y i n g out p r o g r a m s i n v o l v i n g
health e d u c a tion , a c c i d e n t p r e v e n t i o n , e v a l u a ti 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 healt h, w e l f a r e , and s a f e t y o f a l l p e r s o n n e l .
N u r s i n g s u p e r v i s o r s o r head n u rs 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 IN T E N A N C E M A C H IN IS T

P e r f o r m s the c a r p e n t r y du tie s n e c e s s a r y to c o n s t r u c t arid m a in ta in
in good r e p a i r b u ild in g w o o d w o r k and e qu ip m en t such as bins, c r i b s , c o u n t e r s ,
b en 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 lann ing and
l a y in g out o f w o r k f r o m b l u e p r i n t s , d r a w i n g s , m o d e l s , o r v e r b a l i n s t r u c t i o n s ;
using a v a r i e t y o f c a r p e n t e r ' s ha nd too ls , p o r t a b l e p o w e r t o o l s , and sta n da rd
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 sta n da rd shop c om p u tatio n s r e l a t i n g to d i m e n ­
sions 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 th e 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 rou nded tr 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 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 .

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 ts o f m e c h a n i c a l e quip m en t o p e r a t e d in an e s t a b l i s h m e n t .
W ork
i n v o l v e s m o s t o f the f o l l o w i n g : I n t e r p r e t i n g w r i t t e n i n s tr u c tio 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 s in g a v a r i e t y o f m a c h i n i s t ' 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 ; s e ttin g up and o p e r a t i n g
stan da rd m a c h in e t o o l s ; shaping 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 ta n dard 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 stan da rd 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 th is
w o r k ; and f ittin g and a s s e m b l i n g p a r ts into m e c h a n i c a l equ ip m en t. In g e n e r a l ,
the 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 rou nded 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 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 E L E C T R IC IA N
M A I N T E N A N C E M E C H A N IC (M ach in ery)
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 ­
la tio n , m a i n t e n a n c e , o r r e p a i r o f e q u ip m en t f o r the g e n e r a t i o n , d i s tr i b u t i o n ,
o r u t i l i z a t i o n o f e l e c t r i c e n e r g y in an e s t a b l i s h m e n t .
W ork in 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 of 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 , he atin g units, conduit s y s t e m s , o r oth e r t r a n s m i s s i o n
e q u ip m en t; w o r k i n g f r o m b l u e p r i n ts , d r a w i n g s , la y o u ts, o r ot h e r s p e c i f i ­
c a tio n s ; l o c a t i n g and d ia g n o s in 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 s tan da rd c om p u ta tio n s r e l a t i n g to load 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 en 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 in 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 rough
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 IN TE N A N C E P A IN 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 t y 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 ti o n s ; p r e p a r i n g , s u r fa c e f o r
p ain ting b y r e m o v i n g old f in is h o r by p la c in g putty o r f i l l e r in n a il h o le s and
i n t e r s t i c e s ; and a p p lyin g paint with s p r a y gun o r bru sh.
May m ix c o lo rs ,
o i l s , w h ite 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 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 rough 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 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 ta 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 t r 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 tl 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 that m a i n l y i n v o l v e the use o f handtools in
s c r a p i n g and f i tti n g p a r t s ; r e p l a c i n g b r o k e n o r d e f e c t i v e p a r ts 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 t i o n o f a r e p l a c e m e n t p a r t b y a
m a c h i n e shop o r sending the m a c h in e to a m a c h i n 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 rou nded t r a i n i n g and e x p e r i e n c e u sually
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 in in 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 a d ju s tin g m a c h i n e s .
M A IN T E N A N C E M E C H A N IC (M otor V eh icles)
R e p a i r s a u t o m o b i l e s , b u s e s , m o t o r t r u c k s , and t r a c t o r s o f an e s t a b ­
li s h m e n t . W o r k i n v o l v e s m o s t o f the f o l l o w i n g : E x a m i n i n g a u t o m o tiv e e q u ip ­
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 q u 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 use o f such ha nd too ls as w r e n c h e s , g a u g e s , d r i l l s ,
o r s p e c i a l i z e d e q u ip m e n t in d i s a s s e m b l i n g o r 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 ts f r o m sto ck ; g r i n d i n g and ad jus tin 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 l i g n i n g w h e e l s , ad justin g b r a k e s and l i g h t s , o r tig h te n in g body
b o l ts .
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 ain te n a n c e m e c h a n i c
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 l l y a c q u i r e d th rough 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 I N T E N A N C E M E C H A N I C ( M o t o r V e h i c l e s ) — Con tinued

vehicles

T h i s c l a s s i f i c a t i o n d oes not in clud 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 '
in a u t o m o b i l e r e p a i r sho ps.

M A IN T E N A N C E P IP E F IT T E R
I n s t a l l s o r r e p a i r s w a t e r , s te a m , gas, o r o t h e r ty p e s o f p ip e 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 i n 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 p ip e f r o m d r a w i n g s o r o t h e r
w r i t t e n s p e c i f i c a t i o n s ; 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 le n g th s w ith
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 re a d in g
p ip e w ith sto c k s and d i e s ; bendin g p ip e b y h a n d - d r i v e n o r p o w e r - d r i v e n
m a c h i n e s ; a s s e m b l i n g p ip e w i t h c o u p lin g s and f a s te n in g p ip e to h a n g e r s ;
m a k in 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 i n g stan da rd t e s t s to d e t e r m i n e w h e t h e r f i n i s h e d p ip e s
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 a in te n a n 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 l l y 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 .
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 b uil d in g s a n ita tion o r h e a tin g s y s t e m s
a r e e x c lu d e d .
M A IN T E N A N C E S H E E T -M E T A L W ORKER
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 (s uch as m a c h in e g u a r d s , g r e a s e pans,
shelves,
l o c k e r s , tanks, v e n t i l a t o r s , chutes, duc ts, m e t a l r o o f i n g ) o f an e s t a b l i s h m e n t .
W o r k i n v o l v e s m o s t o f the f o l l o w i n g :
P la n n in g and la y in g out a l l ty p es o f
s h e e t - m e t a l m a in te n a n c e w o r k f r o m b l u e p r in ts , m o d e l s , o r o t h e r s p e c i f i ­
c a tio n s ; setting up and o p e r a t i n g a l l a v a i l a b l e ty p e s o f s h e e t - m e t a l w o r k i n g
m a c h i n e s ; u sin g a v a r i e t y o f h a n d too ls in cutting, bending, f o r m i n g , shaping,
f i ttin 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 .
Ir.
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 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 l l y 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 I N T E N A N C E T R A D E S H E L P E R — Continued
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 is c on fin e d to supplyin g, lif tin g , and ho lding m a t e r i a l s and
t o o l s , and c le a n in 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 ts o f a tr a d e that a r e a l s o p e r f o r m e d
b y w o r k e r s on a f u l l - t i m e b a s i s .

M A C H IN E -T O O L O P E R A T O R (TO O LR O O M )
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 type o f m a c h in 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 in e , engine lathe, m i l l i n g m a c h i n e ) to
m a c h i n e m e t a l f o r u s e in m a k in 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 ie s o r m o l d s u s e d 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 , ru b b e r , g l a s s ) .
W ork typ ica lly
in vo lves:
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 hig h d e g r e e o f a c c u r a c y ; setting up m a c h in e
t o o l o r t o o l s ( e . g . , i n s t a l l cutting to o l s and ad just gu id es , sto ps, 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 , t o o lin g , and o p e r a t i o n sequence o r s e l e c t
th os 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 rin ts , o r l a y o u t s ) ; using 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 in s t r u m e n t s ; m a k in g n e c e s s a r y ad ju s tm e n ts during
m a c h in in g o p e r a t i o n to a c h i e v e r e q u i s i t e d i m e n s i o n s to v e r y c l o s e t o l e r a n c e s .
M a y be r e q u i r e d to s e l e c t p r o p e r c oo lan ts and cutting and lu 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
this 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 le d g e o f m a c h i n e - s h o p and t o o l ­
r o o m p r a c t i c e u s u a l l y a c q u i r e d th ro ugh c o n s i d e r a b l e o n - t h e - j o b t r a in in g and
exp erien ce.
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 , this c l a s s i f i c a t i o n d oe s not
in clude 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 d ie jobbing
shops.

M IL L W R IG H T

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

I n s t a l l s n e w m a c h i n e s o r h e a v y e q u 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 chan ge s in the plant la y o u t a r e
requ ired .
W o r k i n v o l v e s m o s t o f the f o l l o w i n g :
P la n n in g and la y i n g out
w o r k ; i n t e r p r e t i n g b lu e p r in ts o r o t h e r s p e c i f i c a t i o n s ; usin g a v a r i e t y o f h a nd t o o l s and r i g g i n g ; m a k in g s tan da rd shop c om p u ta tio n s r e l a t i n g to s t r e s s e s ,
s t r e n g t h o f m a t e r i a l s , and c e n t e r s o f g r a v i t y ; a li g n i n g and b a la n c in g e q u i p ­
m e n t; s e l e c t i n g s tan da rd t o o l s , equ ip m en t, and p a r t s to be us e d ; and in s t a l l i n g
and m a i n t a i n i n g in g o o d o r d e r p o w e r t r a n s m i s s i o n e q u ip m e n t such as d r i v e s
and s p e e d r e d u c e r s . In g e n e r a l , 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 tr a d e 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 .

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 , cutting to o ls , g a u g e s , o r
m e t a l d ie s o r m o l d s u s e d 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 , ru b b e r , g l a s s ) .
W o rk ty p ica lly in v o lv e s :
P la n n in g and l a y i n g out w o r k a c c o r d i n g to m o d e l s , b lu e p rin ts , 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 de 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 task; 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 in e to o ls 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 d ie m a k e r ' s handto ols and p r e c i s i o n m e a s u r i n g i n s tr u m e n ts ;
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 to o ls
and d ie 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 ittin g and a s s e m b l i n g p a r t s to p r e ­
s c r i b e d t o l e r a n c e s and a l l o w a n c e s .
In g e n e r a l , the t o o l and die m a k e r ' s
w o r k r e q u i r e s rou nded 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 ugh 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
exp erien ce.

M A IN T E N A N C E TRADES H E L P E R
A s s i s t s on e o r m o r e w o r k e r s in the s k i l l e d m a in te n a n c e t r a d e s , b y
p e r f o r m i n g s p e c i f i c o r g e n e r a l d uties o f l e s s e r s k i l l , such as k e e p i n g a
w o r k e r s u p p lie d w i t h 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 e n t; a s s i s t i n g j o u r n e y m a n b y h o ld in g m a t e r i a l s o r t o o l s ; and p e r ­
f o r m i n g o t h e r u n s k i l l e d ta s k s as d i r e c t e d b y j o u r n e y m a n . T h e kind o f w o r k




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 , this c l a s s i f i c a t i o n d oe 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 jobbing
shops o r (2) p r o d u c e f o r g i n g d ie s (d ie s i n k e r s ) .

S T A T IO N A R Y E N G IN EE R

S T A T I O N A R Y E N G I N E E R — Continued

O p e r a t e s and m a i n ta i n s and m a y a l s o s u p e r v i s e the o p e r a t i o n o f
s t a t i o n a r y e n g 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 sup p ly the
e s t a b l i s h m e n t in w h i c h e m p l o y e d w ith p o w e r , h eat, 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 o r k i n v o l v e s :
O p e r a t i n g and m a i n ta i n i n g e q u ip m e n t such as
s t e a m e n g in 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 rb in 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 ip m e n t,
s t e a m b o i l e r s and b o i l e r - f e d w a t e r p um 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 also su p e rv is e these operation s.

Head or ch ief en g in eers
a r e e x c lu d e d .

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

B O ILE R T E N D E R
F i r e s s t a t i o n a r y b o i l e r s to f u r n is 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 h eat, p o w e r , o r s t e a m .
F e e d s f u e l s to f i r e b y hand o r
o p e r a t e s a m e c h a n i c a l s t o k e r , g as, o r o i l b u r n e r ; and che c k s w a t e r and
s a f e t y v a l v e s . M a y c le an , o i l , o r a s s i s t in r e p a i r i n g b o i l e r r o o m e q u ip m en t.

Material Movement and Custodial
TR U C K D R IV E R

WAREHOUSEMAN

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 ty 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 i n g p la n ts, 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 t a b l i s h m e n t s , o r b e t w e e n r e t a i l
e s t a b l i s h m e n t s and
c u s t o m e r s ' h o u s e s o r p l a c e s o f b u s i n e s s . M a y a l s o lo a d o r unload tr u c k with
o r w ith ou t h e l p e r s , m a k e m i n o r m e c h a n i c a l r e p a i r s , and k e e p tr u c k in good
w o r k i n g o r d 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 exclu ded.

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 duties w h ich r e q u i r e
an u n d e r s ta n d in g 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 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 : 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 oc 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 ting
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 , s tac k 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 ith 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 i t f o r s h 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 .

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 b y s i z e and
typ 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 rate 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 , l i g h t tr u c k (u n d e r I V 2 to ns)
T r u c k d r i v e r , m e d i u m tr u c k ( I V 2 to and in c lu d in g 4 to ns)
T r u c k d r i v e r , h e a v y tr u c k ( t r a i l e r ) ( o v e r 4 to n s )
T r u c k d r i v e r , 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 ns)

ORDER F IL L E R

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 s h ip m en t, o r r e c e i v e s and is 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 .
Sh ipping w o r k
in vo lves:
A k n o w l e d g e o f ship ping p r o c e d u r e s , p r a c t i c e s , r o u te 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 goods
ship ped, m a k i n g up b i l l s o f la d in g , p o s tin g w e i g h t and shipping c h a n ge s , and
k e e p i n g a f i l e o f shipping r e c o r d s .
M a y d i r e c t o r a s s i s t in p r e p a r i n g the
m e r c h a n d i s e f o r s h ip m en t. R e c e i v i n g w o r k i n v o l v e s : V e r i f y i n g o r d i r e c t i n g
o t h e r s in v e r i f y i n g 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 lading,
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 i n 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
g o o d s ; rou tin g m e r c h a n d i s e o r m a t e r i a l s to p r o p e r d e p a r t m e n t s ; and m a i n ­
tain in g n e c e s s a r y , r e c o r d s and f i l e s .

For

wage

study

purposes,

Sh ip pin g c l e r k
R e ce iv in g c lerk
Sh ip pin g and r e c e i v i n g c l e r k




w orkers

are

c la s s ifie d

as

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 i n g
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
( s e e O r d e r F i l l e r ) , o r o p e r a t i n g p o w e r tr u c k s ( s e e P o w e r - T r u c k O p e r a t o r ) .

follo w s:

F i l l s ship ping 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 good s f r o m s t o r e d
m e r c h a n d i s e in a c c o r d a n c e w ith s p e c i f i c a t i o n s on s a l e s s li p s , c u s t o m e r s '
o r d e r s , o r other instru ctions.
M a y , in a d d itio n to f i l l i n g o r d e r s and i n d i ­
c atin g i t e m s f i l l e d o r o m i tte d , k e e p r e c o r d s o f ou tg oin g o r d e r s , r e q u i s i t i o n
a d d i ti o n a l stoc k o r r e p o r t s h o r t s u p p lie s to s u p e r v i s o r , and p e r f o r m oth e r
r e l a t e d d u tie s .

SH IP P IN G P A C K E R

P r e p a r e s f i n i s h e d p r o d u c t s f o r s h ip m en t o r s t o r a g e by p la c in 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 ty p e, s i z e , and n u m b e r o f un its to be p ac k ed , the ty pe o f c o n t a i n e r
e m p l o y e d , and m e t h o d o f s h ip m en t.
W o r k r e q u i r e s the p la c i n g o f i t e m s in
ship ping 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 to c k in o r d e r to v e r i f y con te nt; 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 a p p ly in 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 t a i n 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 IA L H A N D L IN G L A B O R E R

GUARD AND W A TC H M AN

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 fa c tu rin 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 duties 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 unlo 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 , tr 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 lv in g , o r p l a c i n g
m a t e r i a l s o r m e r c h a n d i s e in p r o p e r s t o r a g e l o c a t i o n ; 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 l o a d and unload ship s, a r e e x c l u d e d .

G u a r d . P e r f o r m s routin e p o l i c e d uties, e i t h e r at f i x e d p o s t o r on
to u r, m a in ta in in g o r d e r , u s in g 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 g a te and c h e c k on id e n t i t y o f e m p l o y e e s and
other person s en terin g .
W a t c h m a n . M a k e s rounds o f p r e m i s e s
p r o p e r t y a g a i n s t f i r e , th eft, and i l l e g a l e n tr y .

p e rio d ica lly

in p r o t e c t i n g

PO W E R -TRU C K O PERATO R
J A N IT O 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 o o d 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 tu 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 .

tr u c k ,

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 b y ty p e o f p o w e r -

F o r k lift op erator
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 )




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 itio 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 tm e n t house, o r c o m m e r i c a l
o r oth er establishm en t.
D uties 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 lis h in 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 ; dus ting e q u ip m en 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 lie s 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 wh o s p e c i a l i z e
in w in d o w w a s h in g a r e e x c l u d e d .

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Act Surveys
The follo w in g a rea s a r e s u r­
v e y e d p e r i o d i c a l l y f o r use in a d m i n ­
i s t e r i n g the S e r v i c e C o n t r a c t A c t
o f 1965.
S u r v e y r e s u l t s a r e pub ­
l i s h e d in r e l e a s e s w h ich a r e a v a i l a ­
b l e , at no c o s t , w h i l e s u p p lies l a s t
f r o m any o f the 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 .

Alaska (statewide)
Albany, Ga.
Alexa n d ria , La.
A l p e n a , Standis h, and
T a w a s C i t y , M ic h.
A s h e v i l l e , N .C .
A t l a n t i c C i t y , N.J.
A u g u s ta , G a.—
S.C .
A u s ti n , T e x .
B a k e r s f i e l d , C a lif.
B a to n R o u g e , L a .
B a t t l e C r e e k , M ic h .
B ea um ont—P o r t A r t h u r Orange, Tex.
B i l o x i — u l f p o r t and
G
P ascago u la, M iss.

Bremerton, Wash.
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.

Brunswick, Ga.
C e d a r R a p i d s , Iow a
C h a m p a ign —Urb ana—R an tou l, 111.
C h a r l e s t o n , S.C.
C h e y e n n e , Wyo.
C l a r k s v i l l e —H o p k i n s v i l l e , T enn.—Ky.
C o l o r a d o S p r i n g s , C o lo .
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.
Des M o i n e s , Iow a
Dothan, A l a .
Duluth— u p e r i o r , M inn .—W i s .
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 — p r i n g f i e l d and M e d f o r d —
S
K lam ath F a lls — rants P a s s —
G
R oseburg, O reg.
F a y e t t e v i l l e , 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 —Junction C i t y , Kans.
F o r t S m it h , 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 stown—
C h a m b e r s b u r g , M d .—P a .
G a d s d e n and A n n is to n , A l a .
G o l d s b o r o , N .C .
G ran d Isla nd —H a s tin g s , N e b r .
G uam , T e r r i t o r y of
H a r r i s b u r g —L e b a n o n , P a.
L a C r o s s e , W is .
Laredo, Tex.
L a w t o n , Okla.
L e x i n g t o n —F a y e t t e , Ky.
L i m a , Ohio
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 . —
Del.
M a c o n , Ga.
M adison, W is.
M aine (s ta te w id e )
M c A l l e n —P h a r r —E d in b urg and
B r owns v i l l e—Ha r l in g e n—
San B e n i t o , T e x .
M erid ian , M iss.
M i d d l e s e x , M on m outh , 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 onta na ( s t a t e w i d e )
N a s h v i l l e —D a v id s o n , Tenn.
N e w B e r n r - J a c k s o n v i l l e , N .C .
N ew H am psh ire (statew ide)
N e w L on d on—N o r w i c h , Conn.—R .I.
N o r t h Dak ota ( s t a t e w i d e )
N orthern N ew York
O r la n d o , F l a .
O xn ard — i m i V a l l e y ^ V e n t u r a , C a lif.
S
Phoen ix, A r i z .
P in e B lu ff, A r k .
P u e b l o , C olo.
P u e rto R ico
R a l e i g h —D u r h a m , N .C .
Reno, Nev.
R iv e rs id e —
San B e r n a r d i n o —
O ntario, C alif.
S a lin a , K ans.
S a lin a s — e a s i d e —M o n t e r e y , C a lif.
S
Sa ndus ky, Ohio
Santa B a r b a r a —
Santa M a r i a —
L o m p o c , C a l i f.

Savannah, Ga.
S elm a , Ala.
S h e r m a n — e n is o n , T e x .
D
Shreveport, La.
South Dak ota ( s t a t e w i d e )
So u th 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 —H o l y o k e ,
M a s s . —Conn.
St ockto n, C a l i f.
T a c o m a , Wash.
Tampa—
St. P e t e r s b u r g , F l a .
T o p e k a , Kans.
T u l s a , Okla.
U p p e r P e n i n s u l a , M ic h .
V a l l e j o —F a i r f i e l d —N ap a, C a lif.
V e rm o n t (sta tew id e)
V i r g i n Isla n d s o f the U.S.
W a c o and K i l l e e n — e m p l e , T e x .
T
W a t e r l o o —C e d a r F a l l s , Io w a
W est T ex a s Plains
W est V ir g in ia (statew id e)
W i l m i n g t o n , D e l . — J.—Md.
N.
Y a k i m a , R ic h la 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 a sh .—O r e g .

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 ly s ts , d i r e c ­
to rs of p erson n el, b uyers, chem ists,
e n g i n e e r s , e n g i n e e r i n g t e c h n ic ia n s ,
d ra ft e r s , a n d c le r ic a l em ployees
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 ­
fessio n a l, A d m in is tra tiv e , T ech n ical
and C l e r i c a l P a y , M a r c h 1976, $1.35
a c o p y , f r o m any o f the B L S r e ­
g io 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 nd ent o f D o c u m e n ts , U.S. G o v e r n ­
m e n t P r i n t i n g O f f i c e , W a sh ing ton ,
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 l o w .
m a y be p u r c h 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 Superin 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 s h i n g t o 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 gh 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 , O h i o , D e c . 1 9 7 6 1___________________________________________
A l b a n y —S c h e n e c t a d y —T r o y , N . Y . , S e p t. 1976 ___ ____ _________
A n a h e i m —S an ta A n a —G a r d e n G r o v e ,
C a l i f . , O c t . 1 9 7 6 ____________________________________________________
A t l a n t a , G a . , M a y 1977 ___________________ __________________________
B a l t i m o r e , M d . , A u g . 1 9 7 6 ________________________________________
B i l l i n g s , M o n t . , J u l y 1 9 7 6 _________________________________________
B i r m i n g h a m , A l a . , M a r . 1977_____________________________________
B o s t o n , M a s s . , A u g . 1976 _________________________________________
B u f f a l o , N . Y . , O c t . 1976 ___________________________________________
C a n t o n , O h i o , M a y 1 9 7 6 ____________________________________________
C h a t t a n o o g a , T e n n . - G a . , S e p t . 1976 ____________________________
C h i c a g o , 111., M a y 1976 ____________________________________________
C i n c i n n a t i , O h i o —K y . —I n d . , M a r . 1 9 7 6 __________________________
C l e v e l a n d , O h i o , S e p t . 1 9 7 6 _______________________________________
C o l u m b u s , O h i o , O c t . 1 9 7 6 ________________________________________
C o r p u s C h r i s t i , T e x . , J u l y 1 9 7 6 _________________________________
D a l l a s —F o r t W o r t h , T e x . , O c t . 1 9 7 6 ____________________________
D a v e n p o rt—R o c k I s l a n d —M o l i n e , I o w a —111., F e b . 1 9 7 6 ______
D a y t o n , O h i o , D e c . 1976 ___________________________________________
D a y t o 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 7 6 ______________________________
D e t r o i t , M i c h . , M a r . 1977__________________________________________
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 . , S e p t. 1976 _____________________________________
G r e e n B a y , W i s . , J u l y 1 9 7 6 _______________________________________
G r e e n s b o r o —W i n s t o n - S a l e m - H i g h P o i n t ,
N . C . , A u g . 1 9 7 6 _____________________________________________________
G r e e n v i l l e —S p a r t a n b u r g , S . C . , Jun e 1976 1 ____________________
H a r t f o r d , C o n n . , M a r . 1 9 7 7 _______________________________________
H o u s t o n , T e x . , A p r . 1 9 7 6 _________________________ _________________
H u n t s v i l l e , A l a . , F e b . 1977 1______________________________________
I n d i a n a p o l i s , In d . , O c t . 1 9 7 6 ______________________________________
J a c k s o n , M i s s . , F e b . 1977 1_______________________________________
J a c k s o n v i l l e , F l a . , D e c . 1976 1___________________________________
K a n s a s C i t y , M o . - K a n s . , S e p t . 1976 1 __________________________
L o s A n g e l e s —L o n g B e a c h , C a l i f . , O c t . 1 9 7 6 __________________
L o u i s v i l l e , K y . —I n d ., N o v . 1 9 7 6 __________________________________




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

B ulletin number
and p r i c e *
1900-76,
1900-59,

85 c e n t s
55 c e n t s

1900-67,
1950- 17,
1900-52,
1900-39,
1950-8,
1900-53,
1900-70,
1900-28,
1900-57,
1900-32,
1900-7,
1900-62,
1900-68,
1900-41,
1900-63,
1900-25,
1900-78,
1900-45,
1900-73,
1950-13,
1900-29,
1900-54,
1900-37,

75 c e n t s
$1.20
85 c e n t s
55 c e n t s
85 c e n t s
85 c e n t s
75 c e n t s
55 c e n t s
55 c e n t s
$1.05
75 c e n t s
95 c e n t s
75 c e n t s
55 c e n t s
85 c e n t s
55 c e n t s
85 c e n t s
45 c e n t s
85 c e n t s
$ 1.20
55 c e n t s
45 c e n t s
55 c e n t s

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

65 c e n t s
85 c e n t s
80 c e n t s
85 c e n t s
$ 1.40
75 c e n t s
$ 1.50
85 c e n t s
$1.05
85 c e n t s
55 c e n t s

Area
M e m p h i s , T e n n . — r k —M i s s ., N o v . 1976 1____________________
A
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 . 1977 ____________________________________
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 sa u —S u ffo lk, 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 1976________________________________
N o r f o l k —V i r g i n i a B e a c h —P o r t s m o u t h , V a —
N . C . , M a y 1 976 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 1976 1 ___________
N o r t h e a s t P e n n s y l v a n i a , Au g . 1976 ____________________________
O k la h o m a C i t y , O k l a . , A u g . 1 976_______________________________
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 ie —K in g s ton —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 7 6 ________________________________________________
R i c h m o n d , V a . , June 1976_______________________________________
St. L o u i s , M o . —111., M a r . 1977___________________________________
S a c r a m e n t o , C a l i f . , D e c . 1976 __________________________________
S a gin aw , 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 . 1976____________________________________
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 ttle —E v e r e t t , W a s h . , Jan. 1977 1____________________________
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. 1 976________________________________________
W a s h i n g to n , D . C . —M d . —V a . , M a r . 1977 _______________________
W i c h i t a , K a n s . , A-pr. 1977 1_____________________________________
W o r c e s t e r , M a s s . , A p r . 1977 ___________________________________
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,
1950-14,
1950-3,
1900-35,
1950-7,
1950-5,
1900-48,

85 cents
75 cents
$ 1 .1 0
$ 1 .6 0
85 cents
$ 1 .6 0
$ 1 .6 0
$ 1.05

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
$ 1.1 0
$ 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,
1950-12,
1900-5,
1900-44,
1900-24,
1900-56,
1950-11,
1950-16,
1950-15,
1950-6,

75 cents
65 cents
$ 1 .2 0
55 cents
75 cents
55 cents
65 cents
55 cents
95 cents
75 cents
$ 1 .2 0
55 cents
55 cents
55 cents
55 cents
$ 1 .2 0
$1.10
70 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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