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Area
Wage
Survey

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania—New
Jersey, Metropolitan Area
November 1978

Bulletin 2025-54
U.S. Department of Labor
Bureau of Labor Statistics*




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Preface
T h is b u ll e tin p r o v i d e s re s u lt s o f a N o v e m b e r 197 8 s u r v e y of o c c u p a ­
tional e arn in g s in the P h ila d e lp h ia , P e n n s y l v a n i a — e w J e r s e y , Standard
N
M etropolitan Statistical A r e a .
T h e s u r v e y was m ad e as p a r t of the B ureau
of L a b o r S t a t i s t i c s ' annual a r e a w a g e s u r v e y p r o g r a m .
It was conducted
by the B u re a u 's r e g i o n a l o f f i c e in P h ila d e lp h ia , P a . , under the g e n e r a l
d i r e c t i o n of I r w i n F e ig e n b a u m , A s s i s t a n t R e g i o n a l C o m m i s s i o n e r f o r O p e r a ­
tions.
T h e s u r v e y could not ha ve b een a c c o m p l i s h e d without the c o o p e r a t i o n
of the m an y f i r m s wh os e w a g e and s a l a r y data p r o v i d e d the basis f o r the
s ta ti s ti c a l in f o r m a t i o n in this bulletin.
The B ureau w i s h e s to e x p r e s s
s i n c e r e a p p r e c i a t i o n f o r the c o o p e r a ti o n r e c e i v e d .
M a t e r i a l in this p ub li cation is in the public d om ain and m a y be
r e p r o d u c e d without p e r m i s s i o n of the F e d e r a l G o v e r n m e n t.
P le a s e cred it
the B u re au o f L a b o r S t a tis tic s and c ite the name and number of this
publication.




Note:
R e p o r t s on occupational e a r n in g s and s u p p l e m e n ta r y w a g e p r o v i s i o n s
in the P hilad e lp h ia a r e a a r e a v a i l a b l e f o r the c o n t r a c t c le a n in g (J uly 1977)
and d e p a rtm e n t s to r e s (M a y 1977) i n d u s tr i e s .
A r e p o r t on oc c u p atio n al
e arning s only is a v a ila b le f o r the laun d ry and d r y c le a n in g in d u s try
( N o v e m b e r 1978).
A l s o a v a i l a b l e a r e l i s t i n g s o f union w a g e r a te s f o r
building t r a d e s , prin ting t r a d e s , l o c a l - t r a n s i t o p e r a tin g e m p l o y e e s , l o c a l
t r u c k d r i v e r s and h e l p e r s , and g r o c e r y s t o r e e m p l o y e e s .
A r e p o r t on
occup atio nal earnings and s u p p l e m e n ta r y w a g e
b e n e fits f o r m u n ic ip a l
g o v e r n m e n t e m p l o y e e s in the P h i l a d e l p h i a a r e a is a ls o a v a i l a b l e .
Free
c o p ie s o f th ese a r e a v a ila b le f r o m the B u r e a u 's r e g i o n a l o f f i c e s .
(See
back c o v e r for a d d r e s s e s . )

Area
Wage
Survey

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Jersey, Metropolitan Area
November 1978

U.S. Department of Labor
Ray Marshall, Secretary

Contents

Bureau of Labor Statistics
Janet L. Norwood
Acting Commissioner

Page

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

2

Tables:

January 1979
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New

E a r n in g s , all e s ta b lis h m e n ts :
W e e k l y e a r n in g s o f o f f i c e w o r k e r s __ 3
A - 1.
W e e k l y e a r n in g s o f p r o f e s s i o n a l
A - 2.
8
and t e c h n ic a l w o r k e r s ____ _________
A v e r a g e w e e k l y e a r n in g s o f
A - 3.
o f f i c e , p r o f e s s i o n a l , and
11
te c h n i c a l w o r k e r s , by s e x _______
H o u r l y e a r n in g s o f m a in te n a n c e ,
A - 4.
t o o l r o o m , and p o w e r p la n t
w o r k e r s ________________________
_____ 14
H o u r l y e a r n in g s o f m a t e r i a l
A - 5.
m o v e m e n t and c u s tod ial w o r k e r s __ 15
A v e r a g e h o u r ly e a r n in g s o f
A - 6.
m a in te n a n c e , t o o l r o o m , p o w e r plant, m a t e r i a l m o v e m e n t , and
c u s to d ia l w o r k e r s , by s e x __________ 17
P e r c e n t i n c r e a s e s in a v e r a g e
A - 7.
h o u r ly e a r n in g s , adjusted f o r
e m p l o y m e n t shif ts , f o r s e l e c t e d
oc c u p a tio n a l g ro u p s ___________________19
E a r n in g s , l a r g e e s ta b lis h m e n ts :
A - 8 . W e e k l y e a r n in g s o f o f f i c e w o r k e r s ____ 20
A - 9. W e e k l y e a r n in g s o f p r o f e s s i o n a l
and te c h n i c a l w o r k e r s _________________ 24
A - 10. A v e r a g e w e e k l y e a r n in g s o f
o i f i c e , p r o f e s s i o n a l , and
te c h n i c a l w o r k e r s , by s e x ___________ 26
A - 11. H o u r l y e a r n in g s o f m a in te n a n c e ,
t o o l r o o m , and p o w e r p la n t
w o r k e r s _________________________________ 28

Page
T a b l e s — Continued
E a r n i n g s , l a r g e e s ta b lis h m en ts —
Continued
A - 12. 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 custo dial
w o r k e r s __ _____ ______________ ____ „
A - 13. A v e r a g e h o u rly e arn in g s of
m ain te n an c e , t o o l r o o m , p o w e r plant, m a t e r i a l m o v e m e n t , and

29

31
A p p e n d i x A.
A p p e n d i x B.

Scope and m ethod o f s u r v e y ----------- - 33
O ccup ation al d e s c r i p t i o n s ___________ .. 37

Introduction
T h i s a r e a is 1 o f 7 5 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 ureau
o f L a b o r S t a t i s t i c s conducts s u r v e y s o f o c c u p a tio n a l e a r n in g s and r e l a t e d
b e n e f its . (See l i s t o f a r e a s on in s id e b ac k c o v e r . ) In e a c h a r e a , oc c u p atio n al
e a r n in 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 ­
lis 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 its ( B - s e r i e s t a b l e s ) is
ob ta ined e v e r y t h i r d y e a r . T h is r e p o r t has no B - s e r i e s t a b le s .

E a c h y e a r a f t e r a l l in d iv id u a l a r e a w a g e s u r v e y s have b een c o m ­
p le te 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 each 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 co n d p r e s e n t s na tio n al 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 in 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 Standard 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 ta te s , e xclu d ing
A l a s k a and H a w a ii.

A m a j o r c o n s i d e r a t i o n in the a r e a w a g e s u r v e y p r o g r a m is the need
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 ,
thro ugh the a n a lys is o f (1) the l e v e l and d is tr ib u t io n o f w a g e s by occup ation,
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 tio n a l c a t e g o r y and s k i l l l e v e l . The
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 , including
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 lo c a t io n . S u r v e y r e s u l t s a ls o a r e used by the U.S. D e p a r t ­
m en 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 ra c t A c t
o f 1965.




A - s e r i e s ta b les
T a b l e s A - 1 th ro ugh 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 ly e arnings f o r w o r k e r s in o c c u p a tio n s c o m m o n to a v a r i e t y of
m anufactu rin g and nonm anufa ct uring 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 , ta b le s A - 8 th ro ugh A - 13 p r o v i d e s i m i l a r data f o r e s ta b l i s h m e n ts
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 le A - 7 p r o v i d e s p e r c e n t changes in a v e r a g e ho u r ly e a r n in g s
o f o f f i c e c l e r i c a l w o r k e r s , e l e c t r o n i c data p r o c e s s i n g w o r k e r s , i n d u s tr ia l
n u r s e s , s k i l l e d m ainte n ance 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 ­
tu ring and nonm anufacturing 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 in te n a n c e w o r k e r s in n onm anu fa cturin 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 this occup ational g ro u p in n o n m an u fa ctu rin g is to o s m a l l to
w a r r a n t s e p a r a t e p re s e n ta tio n .
T h is ta b le p r o v i d e s a m e a s u r e o f w a g e
tr e n d s a f t e r e lin im a tio n o f changes in a v e r a g e e a r n in g s caused by e m p l o y ­
m en t shifts am ong e s ta b lis h m e n ts as w e l l as t u r n o v e r o f e s ta b l i s h m e n ts
included in s u r v e y s a m p le s . F o r f u r t h e r d e t a i l s , s ee appendix A.
A p p e n d ixe s
Ap p end ix A d e s c r i b e s the m e t h o d s and c on ce p ts used in the a r e a
w a g e 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 ix B p r o v i d e s job 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 re a u f i e l d e c o n o ­

A.

E a rn in g s

Tab le A-1. W e e k ly earnings of office w orkers in Philadelphia, P a.—N .J ., Novem ber 1978
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—
Number
of
woAer.

4

4

Average
weekly
hours1
(standard)

4

4

4

4

4

4

4

4

4

4

4

4

4

4

4

4

4

4

4

ALL W O R K E R S

113

1 20

1 30

143

150

160

180

203

220

2 43

26 0

280

300

3 20

3 4.3

3 60

400

440

480

110

120

1 30

1 itO

150

160

180

230

220

240

263

280

3 30

320

343

3 6C

430

440

4 80

520

-

3
3
-

2
-

54
8
46
10
3
33

1 39
25
114
4
4
85

270
4l
229
10
18
144
57

455
165
290
19
46
188
37

1658
686
972
22
91
113
593
153

2014

1909
1092
817
41
82
85
407
2 02

l 822
1068
754
50
214
49
290
1 51

1236
780
456
59
122
48
157
73

999
734
295
6?
55
22
11 4
4?

538
438
1 30
60
17
12
22
19

424

900
1114
32
87
125
560
3 10

333
94
48
11
6
15
14

305
248
57

1 74
1 27
47
27
7
2
5
6

123
81
39
30
3
-

69
20
49

4

45
-

3
3

4

1

1

-

-

-

152
115
37

169

169

12?
47

11 1
58
12
5
11
14

90
47
43
26
3
12
2

95
64
31
13
2
5
11

64
39

48
19
29
18

44
18
26
19

17
12
5
1

2
1
1

-

-

-

-

3
2
1

-

4
6

3
3

4

1

1

~

158
105
53
15
9
7
9

1 84
1 37
47
21
9
4
10
3

65
49

53
36
17

41
59

-

-

95
86
9
7
2
-

94
83
14
14
-

90
Middle range 2

Median 2

s

S E C R E T A R I E S ----------------------------- 1 2 t 1 9 9
6 .68 9
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 ------------------5.510
P U B L I C U T I L I T I E S ---------------522
732
W H O L E S A L E T R AD E ----------------5 35
R E T A I L T R AD E --------------------2 .63 2
F I N A N C E ---------------------------1.089
S E R V I C E S --------------------------

100

100

Occupation and industry division

s

s

38*5
3 9 .0
3 7 .5
3 9 .0
3 9 .0
3 8 .5
3 7 .0
3 7 .5

223.00
234.50
2 08.50
2 83.00
221.50
19 9.0 0
194.50
202.50

215.00
228.00
199.50

1 8 4 .5 0 -2 5 2 .0 3
1 9 7.00-265.00
1 7 4 .0 0 -2 3 3 .0 0

273.00
229.00
191.00
188.50
195.50

2 3 3 .0 0 -3 2 6 .5 0
1 9 2 . 5 0 - 2 9 3 . 50
1 7 0 .3 0 -2 21 .5 0
1 6 7.5 0 -2 17 .0 0
180. 1 0 -229.00

and
unde r

s

3

~
-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

~

-

23
20
3
1

55
41
14

-

“

72
45
27

“

-

-

-

-

-

5
17
5

9
4
1

11
25

1«
6

i

i?

3

-

12

-

3

-

-

25
170
54

4 1R
223
19R
36
10
14
91
47

378
25 3
1 25
20
8

-

11
21
78
7

531
232
299
9
41

-

297
72
225
4
6
46
1 44
25

528
2 46
282

-

-

515
18 1
334
7
7
10
281
29

762
376
386
2
43
22
230
92

666
408
258
29
4
18
1 36
71

686
484
202
17
80
7
31
67

4 1R
3 14
1 04
13
4?
2
36
11

322
248
74
8
28
35
3

2 01
1 79
22
11
6
-

-

-

860
353
507
14
73
71
234
1 15

849
437
442
26
41
18
169
188

643
3 97
246
12
60
3
101
70

449
237
212
24
93
2
64
29

2 11
116
95
13
59

109
80
29
22
3

75
65
10
8
2

24
17
7
7
-

72
70
2
2
-

1
3

-

-

-

578
2 83
298
38
9
149
90

3 94
233
1 61
39
10
50
50

223
1 39
84
17
8

207
83
124
24
62
14
17

14 8
90

1 16
41
75
75

1 31
98

58
44

33
33

28
24
4
4

24
16
8
8

7

-

-

-

-

1 .00 3
656
347
110
53
93
61

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

2 70.50
265.03
2 80.50
3 21.50
238.00
261.53
27 9.0 0

263.00
258.00
270.50
324.50
240.00
246.00
2 65.00

2 3 5.00-306.03
2 3 4.00-296.00
243.5 9 -3 19 .5 0
2 9 0.00-358.03
2 1 7.00-253.00
2 2 7.00-287.03
255.3 0 -3 11 .0 0

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

3 .031
1.546
1.485
155
1 22
1 89
788
231

3 8 .5
3 9 .0
3 7 .5
39. 5
39. 0

2 30.50
296.50
222.00
285.50
229.00
201.00
2 14.50
2 33.00

2 0 5.50-265.53
2 1 5.30-279.53
1 9 5 .3 0 -2 5 0 .0 0
2 5 6.30-347.00
2 1 5.00-270.30

-

3 8 .5
3 6 .5
3 7 .5

239.00
248.50
229.00
3 11.50
242.50
2 08.50
215.50
228.50

1 8 0 .0 0 -2 2 9 .0 0
1 9 0 .5 0 -2 3 7 .0 )
2 0 7.00-246.00

-

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

4 .02 6
2 .46 2
1.564
115
218
65
889
277

3 8 .5
3 9 .0
3 8 .0
38. 5
4 0 .0
3 7 .5
3 7 .5
37. 5

2 22.50
236.00
201.50
259.00
230.00
192.53
18 6.5 0
2 0 7 . OT

2 15.00
23 1.0 0
195.00
2 91.00
2 31.00
193.00
180.50
2 05.00

1 8 9 .3 0 -2 4 8 .0 3
2 0 0 .3 0 -2 6 2 .5 3
1 7 5 .0 0 -2 2 5 .0 3
2 1 2.30-290.03
1 9 8 . 5 0 - 2 5 6 . 50
1 8 0 .0 0 -2 0 5 .0 3
167.D 0 -2 0 1.5 J
1 9 3.00-225.00

-

-

-

-

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

3 .96 9
1.955
2.014
142
362
128
862
520

3 8 .0 19 8.0 0
3 8 .5 2 1 0.0 0
37. 5 1 8 6 .5 0
3 9 .0 2 9 1 .0 0
3 8 .5 2 0 5 .0 0
3 8 .0 1 6 9.5 0
3 7 .0 1 7 6.0 0
3 7 .5 1 8 0.0 0

190.50
201.50
180.00
233.00
210.00
166.50
172.00
180.00

1 67.50-219. 5 3
1 7 7 .5 0 -2 2 9 .0 3

1 7 2 .5 0 -2 3 4 .5 3
1 5 9 .5 0 -1 7 4 .5 0
1 5 5.00-196.03
1 6 0.50-195.33

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

2*599
1.258
1 . 341
3 17
1 09
579
293

3 8 .5
39. 5
3 7 .5

180.00
186.03
169.00
257.50
229.50
152.00
167.00

156.0 0 -2 23 .5 0
1 6 5 .3 0 -2 2 8 .5 0
1 4 5.30-217.50
195.5 0 -2 77 .0 3
1 7 8.30-229.53
1 3 5 .3 0 -1 6 6 .0 0
1 5 8.30-200.33

3 8 .5
4 0 .0
3 6 .5
38. 0

19 2.5 0
199.50
186.00
248.50
2 00.00
153.50
1 7 7 . OJ

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

-

-

3

-

2

-

-

19

12

58
23
35

8
4

13
22

19

1
18

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

2
-

-

2
-

“

“

15

7

-

-

124
3?
92

-

15

7

46
7
39

-

-

-

-

39

8
6
78

“

271
110

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

7

39
8
31
10
3
18

1 10
25
85
4
-

2

-

15
-

60

206
34
172
~
10
4
1 01

-

-

~

21

57

11
25
88
37

1 12
13
99

212
43
169

14 A
72

24 3
126

72

-

9
9

9

3

20
79

-

249
1 32
117

-

~

-

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




?i

42
4
2
5
4

-

, c l a s s a --------------M A N U F A C T U R I N G ---------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G ------------------P U B L I C U T I L I T I E S ---------------RE T A I L T R AD E --------------------F I N A N C E --------------------------S E R V I C E S --------------------------

secretaries

2
2

16 1

-

-

117
5

127
42

49
20

94
14

-

18
38
166
60

i
53

-

2
24
-

7

a
67
22

13

1
4

25
23

4

5
1
-

Q

-

37
2
35
35

5
2
1

2
-

-

-

-

-

~

16
6
3
2
5

"

36
35
1

23
23
-

13

3
3

-

"

-

35
35
-

12
1
11
11
-

2
-

28

3
2
1
-

1
-

2

b
7
7
-

-

-

-

-

-

-

2
2
-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

2
2
2

-

-

-

-

-

28
28

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Table A-1. W e e kly earnings of office w orkers in Philadelphia, P a.—N .J ., November 1 97 8 — Continued
N u m b e r o f w o r k e r s re c e iv in g stra ig h t-tim e w eek ly e a rn in g s of—

Occupation and industry division

Number
of
workers

i

%

Average
weekly
hours1
(standard)

90
Mean2

Middle range 2

Median 2

i
100

5
1 10

s
120

*

%

S

5

t

s

%

S

s

%

4

%

%

*

%

300

320

3 40

360

300

4 40

480

3 00

320

340

360

400

440

480

520

102
29

1 22
89

7
4

-

-

3
3

2
2

-

-

6

-

-

-

-

-

33
33

-

2

73
73

2
1
1
1

77

14
12
2
-

21
20
1
-

22
15
7
-

28
28
-

17

6Q
8
7
1

9
9
-

-

-

-

U
4
-

-

-

-

2
2

14
14
-

-

-

112
52
60
16

132
121
21
15

40
16
24

8
2

-

-

-

-

-

2 2

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

6

4

-

-

6

A

-

-

-

260

240

260

280

1 14
71
33
13
1
16

1 33
38
86
24

71
21
50
44

-

-

197
142
55
6
41

109
68
31
37

73
35
38
14

91

4

25
66
16
284

160

180

200

220

16 0

180

200

220

168
71
97
3
77
13

297
100
197
36
92
55

197
91
106
33
44
9

30
11
29
15
13

75
55
20

281
180
101
57
35

33
4

127
4

250
36
214
1 87

140

S

240

1 50

130

280

and
u n der

120

1 30

130

150

7

103
13
90
-

1 62
39

10a

-

-

70

123

33
6

10 0

1 10

-

-

“

-

7
7

-

"

-

-

-

-

2
-

-

-

ALL U O R K F R S —
CONTINUED
STENOGRAPHERS - CONTINUED

s

s

s

I 8 9 . c n

176.50

173.53
1 89.50
166.00
2 52.50
1 37.00
16 5.0 3

1 5 1.3 0 -2 29 .0 0
1 5 3.0 0 -2 32 .0 0
1 4 4 .0 0 -2 21 .0 0
1 9 5 .5 0 -2 70 .5 3
1 3 1 .0 0 -1 62 .0 0
1 6 5 .0 0 -1 8 9 .0 0

197.53
2 0 1 . Oil
1 93.00
170.50
1 77.00

18 4.0 0
1 85.00
174.00
165.00
1 80.00

1 6 5 .0 0 -2 17 .0 0
1 7 5 .3 0 -2 22 .5 0
1 5 2 .0 0 -2 0 8 .0 0
1 5 2.0 0 -1 70 .0 0
1 3 5 .0 0 -2 02 .5 3

5 38
406

3 6 .5
3 8 .5
3 6 .5
3 6 .5

164.50
187.50
160.57
15 7.5 0

1 63.00
180.00
160.00
16 0.0 0

1 5 0.0 0 -1 79 .5 0
1 7 0 .0 0 -1 97 .0 0
1 5 0 .3 0 -1 73 .5 1
1 3 6 .0 0 -1 73 .5 0

3* 8 76
1 . 221
2 .65 5
162
60
1 60
1.755
518

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

1 53.07
171.50
133.50
229.50
15 6 .0 0
143.00
132.00
1 59.50

144.00
165.00
136.00
24 8.0 0

1 2 6.5 0 -1 70 .0 7
1 3 1.00-189.00
1 2 1 .0 0 -1 55 .0 0
1 8 6 .3 0 -2 63 .5 0
1 3 5.0 0 -1 72 .5 7
1 1 6 .0 0 -1 6 4 .5 3
1 1 9.0 0 -1 31 .5 0
1 4 0 .0 0 -1 7 5 .0 0

* GEN ERA L ---M A N U F A C T U R I N G -------------N O N h A N U F A Q T U R I N G ---------P U BL IC U T I L I T I E S ------FIN A NC E ------------------S E R V I C E S ------------------

1 * 592
638
9 54
265
448
105

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

198.50
183.00
237.50
148.50

S T E N O G R A P H E R S * SEN IOR ----M A N U F A C T U R I N G -------------MONK ANUF ACTURI N G ---------FI NA N C F ------------------S E R V I C E S ------------------

1.007
620
387
1 31
1 88

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

T R A N S C P I R I N G - M A C H I N F TY PI S T 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 ---------FI NA NC F -------------------

627
89

TYPIST S ------------------------M A N U F A C T U R I N G -------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G ---------P U BL IC U T I L I T I E S ------JHOLE SALE T R A D E --------r e t a i l TRA D E ------------FI NA NC F ------------------S E R V I C E S ------------------

stenographers

TYPIS TS* CLA S S A ----------M A N U F A C T U R I N G -------------NONMA NUF A C T U R I N G ---------PUB LIC U T I L I T I E S ------F I NA NC E ------------------S E R V I C E S -----------------TYPIS TS* C L A S S B ----------MA N U F A C T U R I N G -------------N O N K A N U F A C T U R I N G ---------P U BL IC U T I L I T I E S ------RET AIL TRA D E ------------FI NA NC E ------------------S E R V I C E S -----------------FILE CL 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 ---------PUB L IC U T I L I T I E S -------RE TAI L T R AD E ------------F I NA NC E ------------------FILE C L ER KS *

CLA S S A -----m a n u f a c t u r i n g -------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G ---------FI NA N C F -------------------

1 * 394
442
952
1 26
454
330
2*482
779
1 * 793
36
15 1
1 . 301
1 88

2 . 1 1 0

30 1
1.809
54
57
1 * 473
218
59
1 59
1 26

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

172.00
190.50
163.50
230.50
1 3 1.5 7
168.00

1 5 2.5 0
1 37.00
1 29.50
155.00
163.00
1 83.50
1 53.00
2 5 1.0 0
1 38.00
1 67.00

$

1 4 2.0 0 -1 92 .0 0
1 6 2 .5 0 -2 22 .5 0
1 3 6 .0 0 -1 74 .0 0
1 8 0 .5 0 -2 65 .5 0
1 2 8 .0 0 -1 54 .0 0
1 5 0.0 0 -1 85 .0 0

132.00
160.59
133.50
225.00
1 38.00
1 28.50
145.00

1 35.00
1 53.00
1 2 9.0 0
225.50
13 6.0 0
1 25.00
13 5.0 0

1 2 0 .0 0 -1 5 3 .5 0
1 3 7 .0 0 -1 77 .0 0
1 1 8.0 0 -1 44 .5 0
2 0 7 .0 0 -2 6 2 .0 0
1 1 5 .0 0 -1 6 0 .0 0
1 1 7.0 0 -1 30 .0 0
1 3 0 .3 0 -1 5 6 .5 0

3 6 .5 0

12 6.0 0
149 .00
12 4.0 0
207.00
1 20.00
122.00

1 1 5 .0 0 -1 4 4 .5 0
1 2 2 .0 0 -2 0 7 .0 0
1 1 5 .0 0 -1 40 .0 0
1 3 5 .0 0 -2 52 .5 0
1 2 0 .0 0 -1 3 5 .0 0
1 1 2 .0 0 -1 3 5 .5 0

15 2.0 0
21 3.5 0
13 3.0 0
132.00

1 3 8.0 0 -1 83 .0 0
1 6 8 .0 0 -2 3 2 .0 0
1 3 3.0 0 -1 65 .0 0
1 3 4 .0 0 -1 5 2 .0 0

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

199.00
128.00
126.50

37. 5
3 9 .5
3 7 .0
37 .0

1 79.50
223.50
1 5 3.5 )
1 46.50

1

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

-

-

9
-

-

9
9

-

-

“

-

-

1 07
16
91

-

-

12
12

33
33

46
46

39
39

478
21
457
1

572
64
508

542
1 54
388
1

488
158
330

410
13 2

-

-

“

30
57
4

-

-

34

-

-

-

-

-

-

107
16
91

30
57
4

1 15
5

34

1 17

-

-

-

28
6

93
17

117
29

226
-

-

1 64

72
43

21

315

-

-

6

16

30

-

-

-

-

-

-

6
6

16
19

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




1 85

26
57
30

8

-

4

309
100
209
18
70
95

8

2
220

7

191
41
15 0
5
65
68

156
97
59
14
5
39

288
175
113

312
50
362
6
31
248

-

12 3
21
103
4
76
22

137
111

29
1 27
125

176
108
15
3
14
28
48

219
91
128
1

358
22
336
6
5
273

-

64

597
275
322
18
23

3 64
137
227
1
10

357
59
398
23
342
29

5
10
11
2t*o

27 8
6
14
10

371
129
242
1
29

444
21
423
1
11
301
1 0

8

5

6

29
302
50
1 71
25
146

-

231

-

4
23
435
46

-

11
429
16

478
54
424

8

-

46
-

17
1

1 23
73

-

-

46
4
42

33
-

12
-

50
4

"

2
2

“
-

123

61
33

30
37

32

177

22
155

4
6
133
29
3
26
26

-

22

41

6

4

3

93
30
53
10

89
80
9
3

37
16
21
17

57
9
4a
45

41

6

4

3

~

53
31
12
12

3

13

16

-

16

3

3
10

3

10

-

-

-

-

4

-

128
79
49
1
13
23
9

19
12
7

-

-

54

56
28
28
8

31
30

6

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

“

“

-

-

8
2
6
6

“

“

-

-

-

-

-

“
-

-

-

“

“
6
6

4

_

-

-

4

-

-

-

-

“
“
-

-

-

-

9
9

-

4

-

"

-

-

“

-

1

11 3
40
1
3

1

79

60

18

8

37
8
29
26

19
7
12
7

23
3
20
10

21
16

13
31

70
12
58
55

-

3

136
13
133
6
2

73

20

-

3
3

“

1

1

-

20

4
16
16

1 1

-

-

-

-

Q

-

9

-

-

1 1

1

-

-

1

“

-

-

4
4
4

1

-

1

5

4

“

9
9
-

2
2

4

-

4

“

2
2

1

-

1

-

-

-

“

-

_

“

“

-

-

-

“
-

-

-

-

Tab le A-1. W e e k ly earnings of office w orkers in Philadelphia, P a.—N .J ., Novem ber 1 97 8 — Continued
Weekly earnings1
(standard)

Occupation and industry division

of
workers

Average
weekly
(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
90

Mean2

Middle range 2

Median 2

and
unde r

s

%

100

110

s

%

120

130

<
5
140

$

%

150

160

s
180

s

%

s
200

220

240

S
26 0

S
289

1

4
3 00

329

*

%

349

360

•
s
400

S
4 40

480

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

1 00

1 10

120

1 30

1 40

150

160

180

203

220

240

260

280

390

3 20

349

369

4 00

4 40

480

520

-

64
5
59
54

231
33
198
1 95

179
21
1 58
1 32

160
1

80
13

5R
~

72
24

6
2
4

-

-

9
9
-

-

48
40

17
17
-

-

-

58
14

28
12
16
4

-

67
65

31
10
21
8

-

1 59
10 1

-

-

“

~

1 67
-

217
29

68
6
62
4
53

51
5
46
39

23
9
14
13

7
7
7

5
4

12

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

12
1?

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

188
6
106

1 58
21
137
135

-

-

-

166

2 41
21
220
214

-

“

61
18
43
28
13

123
31
92
37
44

1 13
46
67
37
17

149
59
90

125
46
79
46
29

65
25
40
28
9

43
23
20
10
1

56
47
9
6

42
29
13
13

14
9
5
-

21
21
-

-

-

-

23
-

20
-

50

20
20
-

17
33
-

103
12
91

32
14
25

4
27
1

44
11

78
15
63
3
18
42

158

23

71
71
~

127
57
70
3
11
16
20

32
27
5
4
-

30
24
6
1
2
3

67
26
41
2
15
14
10

124
23
101
-

115
52
63
-

251
158

28
19
3
13

93
3
35
8
34
13

253
128
125
16
47
4
16
42

68
42

16
12
29
44

193
95
98
10
25
4

75
43
32
26

28
18
10
9

56
44
12
10

103
41

138
105
33
33

174
162
12
12

39

34

39
-

26

62
62

125
105
20
20

“

ALL W O R K E R S —
CONTINUED
FI L E C L E R K S

- CONTINUED

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

935
14 7
788
B IT

3 7 .5
3 8 .5
3 7 .5
37. 5

$
138.30
16 8.5 0
1 3 2.5 0
12 7.5 0

$
1 29.00
160.50
12 7.0 0
1 23.00

$
$
1 1 6 .0 0 -1 49 .0 9
1 2 0 .0 0 -2 1 7 .0 3
1 1 5 .0 0 -1 4 2 .0 9
1 1 3 .0 0 -1 3 6 .0 0

FILE C L E R K S . C L A S S C -------------M A N U F A C T U R I N G ---------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G -----------------P U B L I C U T I L I T I E S --------------F I N A N C E ---------------------------

957
95
86?
30
734

3 7 .5
3 8 .3
3 7 .5
38.0
3 7 .5

12 6.5 0
135.00
12 5.5 0
201.50
12 2.0 0

121.00
128.00
120.00
207.09
1 16.00

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

M E S S E N G 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 -----------------F I N A N C E --------------------------S E R V I C E S -------------------------

860
336
524
?52
165

3 8 .0
3 8 .5
3 7 .5
37. 0
3 8 .0

149.53
1 53.00
147.50
137.00
126.50

138.00
141.50
133.50
1 32.50
130.00

1 2 1 .0 0 -1 5 9 .0 0
1 2 8 .0 0 -1 8 4 .0 9
1 1 7.50-150.00
1 I B . 00-15 0 .0 3
112.5 0 -1 38 .0 0

13
-

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

8 29
295
534
62
162
112
156

3 8 .5 1 75.50
3 9 .0 200.50
3 8 .0 16 2.0 0
3 9 .5 25 7.0 0
38. 0 1 41.00
3 7 .5 1 55.00
3 8 .5 1 5 3.5 0

165.00
189.50
15 3 . 5 0
2 5 3.0 0
14 0 . 5 0
1 52.50
1 53.50

1 4 2 .5 0 -1 9 4 .0 0
1 6 5.00-233.09
1 3 0 .0 0 -1 8 0 .0 0
2 4 9.00-256.09
1 2 2.00-150.00
1 3 1 .0 0 -1 7 2 .0 0
1 4 2.50-169.50

16
16
~
6
-

38. 0
3 9 .0

1 65.00
1 7 0.0 0
1 5 9.0 0
1 8 1.0 0
1 65.00
140.50
159.00
1 5 0.0 0

1 4 6.50-182.00
1 5 0 .0 0 -1 8 6 .5 3
1 4 0 .0 0 -1 8 0 .0 0
1 6 8 .0 0 -2 0 9 .0 0
1 4 8 .0 0 -1 8 4 .0 0
133.0 0 -1 57 .5 0
1 4 0 .0 0 -1 6 8 .0 0
1 3 8 .0 0 -1 8 0 .0 0

-

-

-

-

-

-

12
11
i
-

-

-

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

1 .12 6
562
564
40
169
67
146
142

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

1 66.00
17 0.0 0
16 2.0 0
18 5.0 0
16 8.5 0
14 7.0 0
15 8.0 0
158.00

OR DE R 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 TRA DE ----------------

936
677
259
240

3 8 .0
38. 5
38. 0
3 8 .9

191.50
2 01.00
1 6 6.5 3
1 7 0.0 0

1 85.00
198.00
150.00
150.00

1
1
1
1

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

260
229

3 8 .5
38. 5

235.50
2 4 0.5 0

22 9.5 0
2 29.50

1 7 9 .0 0 -2 88 .0 0
1 7 9 .5 0 -2 8 8 .0 0

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

676
448
228
226

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

17 4.5 0
1 8 0.5 0
16 2.0 0
16 2.0 0

1 7 3 . 50
185.00
150.00
150.00

1 4 4.00-209.00
1 5 0 .0 0 -2 1 4 .0 3
122.0 0 -1 87 .5 0
122.0 0 -1 87 .5 3

A C C O U N T I N G CL 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 ----------------P U R L I C U T I L I T I E S --------------W H O L E S A L E T R AD E ---------------RE T A I L T R AD E -------------------F I N A N C E -------------------------S E R V I C E S -------------------------

6*230
2.571
3*659
365
513
830
1.441
510

3 8 .5
3 8 .5
3 8 .0
39. 5
3 8 .5
3 8 .5
3 7 .0
3 8 .5

18 8.5 0
21 0.0 0
173.50
265.00
17 7.0 0

1 76.50
193.00
163.00
2 84.50
1 60.00
156.00
156.00
1 77.00

1 4 7 .0 0 -2 1 2 .5 0
170.0 0 -2 41 .0 3
1 3 5 .0 0 -1 9 3 .5 0
2 1 2.30-303.50
1 3 5 .0 0 -1 9 5 .0 0
132.0 0 -1 80 .0 0
1 3 0.00-175.00
1 5 0 .0 0 -1 9 0 .0 0

1 5 8.0 0
1 58.00
1 73.00

5 0 .0 0 -2 1 4 .0 0
6 1 .3 0 -2 1 4 .0 0
2 2.00-188.50
2 2.00-188.50

8
8
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8

13
6
7

167
-

13
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6
4
2

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43
36

47
12

1

26
7
4
5
3
7

1
1

71
8
63
29
30
3
1

10
10

36
36

17
17

27
27

31
31

41
5
36
36

69
43
26
26

23
14
9
9

48
36
12
10

93
31
62

89
69
20
20

121
88
33
33

147
1 35
12
12

8
8
-

256
31
225
-

388
56
332
-

470
65
405
6

413

516

1084
437
647
40

-

60
86
166
20

55

155
258
50

103
1 91
50

74
91
43

1114
500
109
614
407
1
18
31
61
100
160
328
175
77
70

513
320
193
51
11
16
66
49

357
231
126
13
35
37
33
8

169
1

5

112
162
157
176

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18
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79
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41
45

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7

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3
3

25
25

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14

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4
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18
18
18

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-

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1 91

155
112
43

243
1 20
123
10 1
8

325
248
77
67
10

59
44
15
11
4

49
23
26
21
5

19
12
7
4
3

5
5
-

2
12

-

-

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100
91
15
35

11
4

2

2

24
15

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: office w orkers in P hiladelphia, P a.—N .J ., Novem ber 197 8 — Continued
N u m b e r o f w o r k e r s re c e iv in g s tra ig h t-tim e w eek ly earn in g s of—
Average
weekly
hours*
(standard

s

%

90
Mean2

Median 2

Middle range 2

18 0.0 0

$
1 92.00
2 10.00
181.00
29 0.5 0
2 35.00
175.00
173.00
193.00

$
$
1 7 3 .0 0 -2 35 .0 0
1 8 3.0 0 -2 57 .0 0
1 6 0 .0 0 -2 15 .5 0
2 1 1.0 0 -3 03 .5 0
1 7 1.0 0 -2 56 .5 0
1 5 7 .5 0 -1 95 .0 3
1 5 1.5 0 -1 92 .5 0
1 7 2 .0 0 -2 0 7 .0 0

351

3 8 .5
3 9 .0
3 8 .0
39. 5
3 8 .5
3 8 .0
37. 0
3 8 .5

1 7 6.0 0
199.50
161.00
264.53
1 6 1.5 0
146.00
143.00
1 6 5.5 0

1 63.00
180.00
1 50.00
28 4.5 0
1 50.00
140.00
136.00
173.00

1 3 5 .0 0 -1 9 5 .0 0
1 5 9.0 0 -2 22 .0 0
1 2 9.5 0 -1 80 .0 3
2 3 1 .0 0 -2 9 1 .5 0
1 3 5 .0 0 -1 92 .0 0
1 2 5 .0 0 -1 64 .0 0
1 2 1.0 0 -1 61 .0 0
14G .0 0 -184.00

343
1 54
1 89
88
71

3 7 .5
3 7 .0
3 8 .0
38. 5
37 .0

165.03
182.50
151.00
141.50
1 7 4.5 3

173.50
180.00
158.00
135.00
183.00

1 3 5 .0 0 -1 84 .5 0
1 6 0.0 0 -2 00 .0 0
1 2 3 .0 0 -1 84 .0 0
1 1 2 .5 0 -1 66 .0 3
1 7 8.0 0 -1 88 .5 0

3 8 .0
3 8 .5
38. 0
3 9 .5
3 9 .0
39. 0
3 7 .0
38. 0

720
448
272

200
3 70
5 30

82 1

$
2 07.00
2 2 3.50
194.00
265.50
2 18.50
178.50
178.50

3 7 .5
37. 5
3 7 .5
3 7 .0

1 88.50
1 9 7.5 0
180.00
178.50

184.00
193.50
1 84.00
180.00

1 7 5.5 0 -1 96 .5 0
1 6 6.0 0 -2 60 .0 0
1 8 0 .3 0 -1 88 .5 0
1 8 0 .0 0 -1 88 .5 3

4

4

4

4

4

4

4

4

4

4

4

4

4

4

4

120

130

1 40

150

160

180

200

220

240

260

280

300

320

340

360

400

4 40

480

110

120

1 30

140

150

160

180

200

220

240

260

280

3 00

320

340

360

4 00

440

4 80

52 0

165

471
167
304
16
22
85
158
23

530
235
295
15
12
83
1 21
64

3 02
168
1 34
38
4
10
46
36

236
139

142
82
60
4
30
2
21
3

111
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31
-

109
77
72
12
6
2
12

92
45
47
78
9
-

45
39
6
2
4
-

49
23
26
21
5
-

19
12
7
4
3
-

5

1
-

5
5
-

1
1
-

554
202
352
25
100
79
36
112

21 1
1 52
59
13
7
6
20
13

121
92
29
4
21
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3

49
18
31
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5

44
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12
11
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53

643
333
310
2
9
75
170
54

7

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4

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3

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25
25

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28

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21
1
23
-

-

23
-

-

9

27

4
5
-

1
26
-

88
2
86
-

88
11

28
41
8

1
1
1
-

10
10
10

1
4

5
21

13
73

-

-

-

50
7
43
-

247
27
220
-

361
55
306

9
30
3
1

54
165
1

60
81
1 45
20

382
63
319
6
55
90

12
12
-

24
24
18

3 25
14 4
181

3 51
72
27 9
1
50

10
4

39
4
35
29
6

36
34
2
2

3
3
3

54
37
17
9
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1 21
47
74
21
51

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2
1
1

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17

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2
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20
16
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11
33
67
17

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46
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35

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82
85
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and
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100

510
123
387
165
143
300
620
159

4

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100

17
72
51

97
9
14
36
30
8

3 7 .5
36. 0
3 8 .0

143.00
165.00
127.50

137.50
16 9.0 0
127.50

1 1 4.5 0 -1 67 .5 3
1 5 0.0 0 -1 80 .0 0
1 1 2 .5 0 -1 35 .0 0

10
-

12
-

24
-

8
-

35
4

12

24

8

31

19
17
2

1
1

34
21
13

32
30
2

1

3 8 .0
37. 0
3 9 .0

182.00
164.Q 0
195.00

157.00
157.00
172.50

1 4 3 .0 0 -1 9 2 .5 0
1 4 3 .0 0 -1 76 .5 0
1 4 3.0 0 -2 90 .0 0

-

13
-

1
-

2

13

1

27
15
12

33
21
12

18
15
3

11
11

2
2

-

3
2
1

_

-

2
-

100

3 8 .0
37 .0

195.50
165.00

176.50
157.00

1 4 4.3 0 -2 90 .0 3
1 4 4 .3 0 -1 7 6 .5 0

-

-

12

-

-

52

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15
15

21
21

10
10

130
679
451
77
1 17
1 38
71

38. 0
3 8 .5
3 7 .5
39. 0
38. 0
3 6 .5
3 8 .0

192.00
203.50
17 4.0 0
2 18.50

186.00
193.00
172.00
198.00
1 50.00
176.50
1 54.00

1 5 6 .0 0 -2 12 .0 3
1 7 3.3 0 -2 25 .0 0
1 4 3 .5 0 -1 99 .5 3
1 8 0.3 0 -2 57 .5 0
1 4 1 .0 0 -1 73 .0 0
1 5 0.5 0 -2 00 .0 0
1 3 5 .0 0 -1 65 .5 3

15
8
7
-

42
11
31
-

72
25
47
-

86
40

77
24

175
106

5
-

5
19

2

23

6

20
3

13

1

12
1
-

69
14
28
25

164
1 25
39
7
9

-

53
18
14
20

242
155
87
21
11
32
6

94
69

46
4
24
12

378

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

171.50
184.00
16 4.5 0
2 39.50
176.00
170.00
153.00

1 62.50

1 3 9.5 0 -1 93 .5 0
1 5 6 .0 0 -2 02 .5 0
1 3 5.0 0 -1 81 .5 3
1 9 7 .0 0 -2 69 .5 0
1 4 0 .5 0 -2 06 .5 0
1 5 8.3 0 -1 94 .0 0
13 4 .5 0 -1 6 8 .0 *3

211
65
146

7 R3
101

388
13 1

888

682

257

-

-

508
16 0
34 fl
9
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132
123

609
320
289
40
32
115
84

3 27
1 67
1 60
13
24
68
41

221
119
102
46
33
18
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-

-

-

-

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-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

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14
5
9
9
-

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1 34
43
91
89

-

-

“
233
203
30
29
1

“
-

-

14 2
59
83

-

1

10

159.50
178.00
158.53

176.00
155.50
2 58.50
159.50
167.50
153.50

-

2

13
13
-

2

36

81

-

7

2

29

1
83
1

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285
254
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72
104

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2
26

6

9
35
94

19
114

2

75
29
108

2
382
506
20
23
174
207

-

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4

-

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8

2

-

-

2

-

4
4

25
1

2

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1
1

25
25

29
25
4
4

11
11
-

13
9
4
4

4
4

3
3
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-

-

-

-

-

43
78
5
3

18
11
7
5

24

-

5
19
17

-

55
30
25
21
1
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-

8?

157

60
2?
2?

46
11 1
107
4

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Table A-1. W e e k ly earnings of office w orkers in Philadelphia, Pa. —N .J ., Novem ber 1 97 8 — Continued
Weekly earning^^™
(standard)
Number

Occupation and industry division

of
woikers

Average
weekly
hours1
(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 —

4

%

90
Mean2

Middle range 2

Median2

s

%

$

$

s

s

S

$

*

S

%

4

4

4

4

100

113

120

130

140

150

160

180

200

220

240

260

280

300

320

340

360

400

4 40

480

110

120

1 30

140

150

160

180

200

220

240

260

28 0

300

320

340

360

4 30

440

4 80

520

18
i
17

46
12
34

94
58
36

108
52
56

341
216
125

362
188
174

119
79
40

40
39
1

14 3
36
107

38
36

13
11

-

-

-

-

-

-

2

22

22

-

4

2
2

2
2

24
5
19

-

237
123
114
17
28

102
40
62
32

42
21
21

5

21

1a
11
a
4

5
5
5

6

23

and
u n d er

100

ALL U O R K F R S —
CONTINUED
key

entry

operators

- continued

KEY E N TR Y O P E R A T O R S # C L A S S A ---M A N U F A C T U R I N G ---------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G -------------------------------W H O L E S A L E t r a d e -----------------------------KEY E N T R Y O P E R A T O R S . C L A S S B -------M A N U F A C T U R I N G --------------------------------------n o n m a n u f a c t u r i n g ------------------P U B L I C U T I L I T I E S ----------------

$
19 7. 50
19 7. 00
19 8. 00
22 1. 50
16 5.00

2# 788
757
2# 331
1 35

37. 5
38.5
37.0
39. 0

15 7. 00 150.50 1 3 5 . 0 0 - 1 6 7 . 5 0
16 8.50 162.00 1 4 0 . 0 0 - 1 8 8 . 0 0
15 ?. 50 142.00 1 3 5 . 0 0 - 1 6 5 . 0 0
21 3. 00 21 7.50 1 8 0 . 5 0 - 2 3 8 . 5 0

$
193.50
191.50
195.00
20 8.00
163.50

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

543

36.8

143

39. 5 2 5 4. 50 26 3.50

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

14 6.50

67

38.5
tu. 7

90
56

39. 0 21 6. 00 20 2. 50
38.5 18 3. 50 15 8.50

19 5. 00

165.30-215.03
165.00-217.50
165.00-214.50
20 0 . 0 0 - 2 2 4 . 50
147.50-180.00

145.00 1 2 7 . 5 0 - 1 6 1 . 0 0

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TABULATING-MACHINE

s

38. 5
39 .0
38.5
38.0
37.5

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

FINANCE

s

1.590
856
734
73
308

158.50

181.00-313.53
150.50-249.03

-

-

7

-

-

-

-

-

7

36
7

2

29

2

-

74
1
73
1

-

-

14
-

-

34

33

1 93
64

294
73
221

-

737
89
648
-

1 29

2

19

51

80

-

-

-

1

95
400
108

2

29?
9

547
166
381
19

80

75
75

71

112

37

13

12

19

2

9

5

6

13

6

a

-

-

-

-

-

“

“

~

~

-

-

247
132
115
26

90
44
46
13

2

3
3

-

-

~

-

6

7

“

-

-

1

12

2

19

2

6

-

15

19
19
“

15

"

-

3

2

2

-

19

13
13

-

“

OPERATORS.

TABULATING -M AC HI NE OPERATORS.
C L A S S B -----------------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G -------------------

1
9

jiv

.uu 2 8 5 . 5 0 - 3 7 1 . 0 0
158.50-263.53
150.50-223.50

-

-

-

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




7

12
12

1
1

19
19

2
2

9
6

3

6
6

13
4

4

8
6

8

4

i

-

-

Table A -2 .

W eekly earnings of professional and technical w orkers in Philadelphia, P a.—N .J ., N ovem ber 1978
Weekly earnings1
(standard)
Number
of
workers

Average
weekly
hours1
(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 f4

4

s

*

4

4

4

4

4

4

$

S

4

4

4

4

4

4

4

4

130

140

1 50

160

170

190

210

230

250

270

290

310

330

370

410

4 50

490

530

570

610

1 30

Occupation an d industry division

140

150

160

170

190

210

230

250

270

290

310

330

370

410

450

4 90

530

570

610

650

4

-

-

-

-

i
1
i

1
“
1
1

4
4

28
9
19
18

19
4

67
14

“

87
33
54
30

2 27
1 08
119
99

324
165
1 59
97

264
165
99

2 50
99
1 51

"

"

AO

16

4
1
3
3

"

"

26
18
8
4

18
5
13

"

113
65
48
8

24
2
22
6

114
49
65
59

249
120
1 29
81

214
12?
92
38

2 27
83
1 44

88
A2
46
8

2A
16
8
4

16
3
13

1 20
Mean 2

Middle range 2

Median 2

and

unde r

ALL

UORKFRS

COMPUTER SYSTEMS ANALYSTS
( B U S I N E S S ) -------------------------------M A N U F A C T U R I N G ------------------------N O N H A N U F » C T U R I N G -------------------F I N A N C E ------------------------------

I t 495
705
790
396

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

$
431.50
411.00
393.00
357.50

$
399.00
A l l .00
389.00
36 2.0 0

s

$

3 5 4 .5 0 -4 5 5 .0 0
3 6 5 .0 0 -4 5 1 .5 0
3 3 5 .0 0 -4 6 1 .0 0
3 1 0 . J O - 3 9 2 . 50

COMPUTER SYSTEMS ANALYSTS
( R U S I N E S S ) . C L A S S A ---------------M A N U F A C T U R I N G ------- ----------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G -------------------F I N A N C F ------------------------------

959
4 37
522
215

COMPUTER SYSTEMS ANALYSTS
( B U S I N E S S ) . C L A S S B ---------------M A N U F A C T U R I N G ------------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G -------------------P U B L I C U T I L I T I E S -----------------F I N A N C F ------------------------------

4 09
214
195
25
115

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

368.00
39 5.5 0
338.00
3 6 6.0 0
3 31.00

3 58.00
388.00
32 9.0 0
3 56.50
330.50

3 1 7 .0 0 ~ A 0 3 .0 0
3 4 1 .5 0 -4 3 9 .0 0
296.0 0 -3 65 .5 0
2 8 7.50-462.00
3 0 5.00-359.50

COMPUTER SYSTFMS ANALYSTS
( B U S I N E S S ) . C L A S S C ---------------M A N U F A C T U R I N G ------------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G --------------------

1 27
54
73

3 8 .0
39. 0
37. 7

2 90.53
315.50
272.50

2 88.00
31 1.0 0
271.50

2 4 8.00-313.53
285.5 0 -3 44 .0 0

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

1 .95 6
P24
I f 1 3?
266
74
587
172

3 7 .5
3 8 .5
37. 5
39. 0
3 8 .0
3 7 .0
36. 0

319.00
328.00
312.00
379.50
325.00
295.50
267.00

31 8.5 0
33 2.0 0
308.00
378.50
327.50
299.50
2 AO . 0 0

2 6 8 . 5 0 - 3 6 A . 50
281.5 0 -3 65 .0 0
2 A 7 .00-36 1 .5 0
337.5 0 -4 05 .0 0
287.5 0 -3 77 .0 0
2 5 0.0 0 -3 3 6 .5 )
205.5 0 -3 09 .0 0

COMPUTER PROGRAMMERS (BUSINESS).
C L A S S A --------------------------------M A N U F A C T U R I N G ------------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G -------------------F I N A N C E ------------------------------

770
34 8
A 22
295

3 7 .5
3 8 .5
37. 5
3 7 .0

360.50
367.50
35 4.5 0
334.00

357.00
3 6 A.50
3 A 2.00
331.00

3 2 5 .0 0 -3 8 8 .5 0
3 4 3.50-396.00
3 1 0 .5 0 -3 8 3 .5 0
3 0 7.50-557.50

COMPUTER PROGRAMMERS (BUSINESS).
C L A S S B --------------------------------M A N U F A C T U R I N G ------------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G -------------------F I N A N C E -----------------------------S E R V I C F S ----------------------------COMPUTER PROGRAMMERS (BUSINESS).
C L A S S C --------------------------------M A N U F A C T U R I N G ------------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G -------------------P U B L I C U T I L I T I E S -----------------F I N A N C F ------------------------------

S e e fo o tn o te s

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

4 30.50
430.50
430.50
399.00

430.00
A 3 0.00
A 2R .50
38 5.0 0

62
19
43
2A

53
36

3 8 5 .0 0 -4 7 2 .5 0
3 9 0 .0 0 -A 6 3 .5 O
3 8 2 .5 0 -4 7 6 .5 0
3 6 5 .5 0 ~ A 2 0 .0 0

16

”

3
3
3

'

-

212
77

3 31
92
239
73
80

3 7 .5
3 8 .0
3 7 .0
36. 5
3 6 .5

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

306.00
306.50
3 0 5.5 0
265.00
266.00

256.00
270.50
250.00
3 0 8.5 0
2 3 A .00

3 0 0.0 0
3 0 8.0 0
290.00
2 63.00
2 40.00

2 1 1.50-287.50
2 A 2 .00-28 1 .0 0
202.5 0 -2 88 .0 0
2 8 0 .0 0 ~ 3 A 2 .0 0
2 1 7.00-254.00

-

-

“

-

_

_

_

_

1

1

4

-

-

-

-

“

“

“

i

1

4

-

27
2

“

25

83
ID
73
1
4
34
3A

1 1A
23
91

_
-

16
16

-

”

-

-

-

-

-

-

6
2
4
4

“

“

”

~

_

_

_

_

_

“

-

-

-

-

"

"

"

6
3

16

2
2

'

_

_

_

_

_

_

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

“

-

'
2 A 9.00
266.00
231.00
325.50
230.50

-

_

2 A 3 .00 -30 0 .0 0

2 5 8.00-346.00
269.0 0 -3 36 .5 0
2 4 1.50-367.50
2 3 0.50-294.00
231.5 0 -3 02 .5 0

-

-

'
855
3 84
A 71

47

5

A2
11
31
12
12

1A
4

20
8

10

12

1 A6
7A
72

5
-

'

"

_

_

_

6

_

-

2

-

-

-

4
4

-

'

at end o f t a b le s .




15
15

8

6
51
18

-

28
9
19
150
50
100
3
1
57
33

6
8
51
7

6

5

-

5
5

6
6

3o
7
32
26
5

48
17
31
24
7

98
29
69
37
29

25
25

44
3

50

46

6

21

A1

44

25

6

-

6

-

8

27

1A

-

5

92
51

44
19
25
18

103
5?
51
2

20
4
16

19
12
7

170
70
100
14
7

1 89
79

68
11

8?

32
10

22
22

104

70
40
30
2
16

46
39
7

10
7
3

5
5

4
4

1
1

_
-

-

-

“

“

4 37
2 44
1 93
45
15
116
15

289
115
174
97
15
48

87
44
43
30
3

29
18

6
-

-

6

6

5
-

6
2
4
4
-

19
-

11
3
2
-

19
19
-

~
-

10

198
91
107
20
10
70
7

11

3

6

i

”

“

“

84
27
57
51

Rtt
20
64
58

267

178
96
82
48

48
33
15
6

20
12
8

3
-

6

1&6
121

19
-

10
37
22

110
7

6

A1

A3
61

96
47
49

90
67
23

2A
5

A3
10

31
5

10

A9
23
26

3A
17
17
9

9
5
4
4

2A
4

AO

99

1 39
91
48
17
8

98
15
83
-

1

20

31
7
94

16

22

13
4
9
9

7

'

1
22

3

2

2
2

22
15
7
5

2
2

2
2
-

1
1
-

“

“

25
23
2
2

“

“

“

_

_

_

-

-

-

3
'

_

19

-

“

“

“

_

_

_

-

-

2
4

28
-

9
6
3
-

3
-

-

“

"

“

~

”

_

_

_

_

_

_

-

-

-

-

-

39

11

3
-

-

-

Table A -2 .

W e e k ly earnings of professional and technical w orkers in Philadelphia, Pa. —N .J ., Novem ber 1 9 7 8 — Continued
W eekly earnings

NumUi
of
workers

Average
weekly
hours1
(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
s

*

$

S

*

$

*

s

$

$

o{-

$

%

i

$

*

*

s

%

$

%

130

1 40

150

1 60

170

190

210

230

250

270

290

31 0

330

3 70

410

4 50

490

530

8 70

610

1 30

Occupation an d industry division

140

150

160

170

190

210

230

250

270

290

310

330

3 70

410

450

4 90

530

570

610

650

18
-

19
6
13
3
-

44
4
40
4
-

97
39
58
-

147
45
102
1
18

312
192
120
24

32
8

32
40

3
6
66
21

310
155
155
68
25
25
35
2

129
79
50
11
18
15
6

107

2
23
11

393
159
234
6
50
19
106
53

283
140
143
6
30

1
7
2

305
99
206
8
18
3
80

85
65
20
14
6

75
29
46
12
2
29
3

54
32
22
16
6
-

12
3
9
7
2
-

-

-

-

-

3
-

“
-

-

2
-

3
-

91
24
67
-

58
46
12
12
-

26
15
11
9
-

10
3
7
7
-

-

~

“

“

“

2

3

39
9

128
74
54
31
18
1

65
38
27
-

15
39

140
80
60
41
17

34

-

80
10
70
-

57

-

2
-

-

-

27
4
23
-

45
10
35
7

83
17
66
i
-

193
41
152
1
18
2
53
78

236
85
151
6
34
17
82
12

140
81
59
1
13
5
36
4

1 41
96
45
16
2
5
18
4

174
78
96
32
22
24
17
1

59
41
18
6
3
4
5

45
8
37
25
2
7
3

27
19
8
2
-

37
8
29
4
2
-

6

62
28
34
8

109
58

77
64
13
-

31
16
15
8
7

8
3

5

5
5

5
5

5
5
5

9

52
35
17
5
5

-

-

-

64

134
90

144
104
40
35

186
99
87
78

185
115
70
57

290
127
163
84

193
133
60
50

190
1 30
60
51

84

120
Mean2

Median2

Middle range 2

and

u n d er

ALL U O R K E R S - CONTINUED
$
2 23.00
2 35.00
2 0 5.0 0

3 9 .0
38. 5
37. 0
35. 5

2 39.50
2 20.00
278.00
214.50
2 28.00
211.00
19 1.0 0

2 64.50
1 97.00
2 36.00
20 3.0 0
181.00

$
$
1 8 6 .0 0 -2 6 0 .0 0
1 9 8.00-266.00
1 8 0 .0 0 -2 5 3 .0 0
252.5 0 -3 06 .0 0
1 8 0.0 0 -2 25 .0 0
1 9 0.00-266.00
1 7 4.50-236.00
1 7 3.00-200.00

3 8 .0
3 9 .0
3 7 .5
39. 5
3 7 .0
35. 0

2 64.00
276.50
251.50
310.50
243.00
2 17.50

2 5 4.5 0
265.00
2 40.00
2 99.50
2 3 5 . 00
2 04.50

230.0 0 -2 93 .0 0
2 3 7 . J O -309.00
213.0 0 -2 73 .0 0
254.5 0 -3 53 .0 0
222.0 0 -2 60 .0 0
1 9 9.50-246.00

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

2 .19 0
1*098
1 .292
219

3 8 .0
3 9 .0
37. 5
39. 5

166
111
534
262

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

694
350
3 44
74
1 38
75

229.00

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

1 .22R
497
732
10 1
99
74
298
160

3 8 .0
39. 0
37. 0
39. 0
3 9 .5
3 8 .0
3 7 .0
3 5 .0

2 24.00
2 34.00
217.50
278.50
225.50
2 2 8.5 0
211.50
1 80.00

21 5.0 0
2 31.00
20 0.0 0
26 4.5 0
200.00
2 36.00
201.00
1 80.00

184.0 0 -2 54 .0 0
200.0 0 -2 55 .0 0
1 8 0 .0 0 -2 5 0 .0 3
25 7.5 0 -3 06 .0 0
19 2.5 0 -2 50 .0 0
1 9 9.50-260.00
1 7 4.50-227.00
1 6 8 .5 0 -1 8 1 .5 0

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

467
251
216
44

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

189.50
1 97.50
180.00
2 22.00
1 68.00

1 84.00
1 90.00
172.00
2 4 1.0 0
1 67.00

1 6 0 .0 0 -2 0 8 .5 0
1 6 9 .5 0 -2 1 2 .0 0
1 5 0.00-193.50
1 8 4.00-263.00
142.5 0 -1 85 .0 0

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

2 . 345
1 .64 6
699

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

526

3 9 .5

2 81.00
2 88.50
262.50
256.50

2 77.00
2 93.00
2 64.50
2 55.00

224.0 0 -3 37 .0 0
221.0 0 -3 55 .0 0
225.0 0 -3 00 .0 0
2 1 3.0 0 -3 00 .0 0

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

R 56
736
220
1 86

AO. 0
40. 0
39. 5
o
ef

o

337.00
34 7.0 0
304.00
30 0.0 0

3 45.50
3 59.00
3 02.00
3 00.00

2 9 5.0 0 -3 83 .0 0
308.0 0 -4 01 .0 0
2 7 3.0 0 -3 30 .0 0
2 7 2.5 0 -3 24 .5 0

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

780
548

39.
40.
39.
39.

5 270.00
0 272.00
5 264.50
5 258.50

26 9.0 0
2 77.00
264.00
2 60.00

230.0 0 -3 13 .5 0
2 2 5.5 0 -3 17 .0 0
23 7.5 0 -3 00 .0 0
236.5 0 -2 80 .0 0

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

488
327
1 61

1 9 9.0 0
196.00
205.00
1 9 9.5 0

200.00
198.00
210.00
202.50

165.0 0 -2 25 .0 0
1 4 6.50-230.00
1 8 0 .0 0 -2 2 5 .0 0
175.5 0 -2 25 .0 0

S e e fo o tn o te s

1 01

232
190

150

40. 0
40. 0
39. 5
4 0 .0

18
2
15
i

-

-

-

“

1
11
11

18
-

19
6

17
-

52
29

18
2
15

13
3
7

17
4

23
-

12

ii

-

33
33
-

55
51
4
4

15
6
9
9

-

21
7

u

3
24
38

53
11
10

97

51
7
27

44
43

9
80
18

11
1

~

14
7
5

“

-

17
17
8
6
3

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

“

~

-

-

-

-

-

“
-

-

-

-

-

20
9

2
-

_

-

-

-

-

2
-

23

11
7
4
-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

*

4
4
-

8
8
-

_

_

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

“

-

-

~

“

232
158
74
58

295

255
231
24

3
3
-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

“

”

-

242
53
37

2
-

71
71
-

10

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

27

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

27
18
9
6

50
34
31

97
72
25
21

83
36
47
45

86
45
41
34

256
2 21
35
31

225
204
21
10

68
68
-

“

19
8
8

17
16
1

62
49
13
12

40
26
14
13

75
51
24
20

99
64
35
31

98
48
50
49

82
47
35
29

98
87
11
6

142
112
30
24

34
18
16
6

30
27
3

3
3
-

_

-

_

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

“

-

72
41
31
31

98
74
24

74
24
50
50

51
29
22
20

33
29
4
4

14
14
-

9
7
2

4

5
3
2

_

_

-

-

-

-

-

“

“

“
-

-

-

-

-

“
-

-

-

“
33
33
-

55
51
4
4

a t end o f t a b le s .




9
9

51
56
37
3
8
8

9

9
9
9

31
21
10
10

22

1
3

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

3
3
-

“

~

-

_

-

-

-

_

-

-

-

-

-

Table A -2 .

W eekly earnings of professional and te c h n ica l w orkers in Philadelphia, P a.—N .J., Novem ber 1 9 7 8 — Continued
^^^eekl^Tarning^^
(standard)
Number

Occupation and industry division
woikers

Average
weekly
hours1
(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 rn in g s o f—
*

S

120
Mean2

Middle range 2

Median 2

S

*

s

$

S

*

s

s

*

s

S

S

*

S

S

S

*

s

s

130

140

150

1 60

170

190

210

230

250

270

291

310

330

370

410

450

490

530

570

610

140

150

1 60

170

190

2 10

230

250

270

290

310

330

3 70

410

450

4 93

530

570

610

650

18
18

13
13

113
113

27 3
27 3

139
139

222
222

210
210

161
161

21?
212

160
160

1 29
1 28

778
27

19

-

-

-

-

138
138

126
126

176
1 76

84
84

82

43
21

4

~

74
74

ft?

-

9
9

-

18
18

17 4
17 4

10 1
101

144
144

69
69

32
32

35
35

76
76

47
46

83
6

and
u n d er
130

ALL U O R K F R S —
CONTINUED
$

4 3 .0
4 0 .0

$
294.50
257.50

S

2.#47
1.676

302.50
2 51.00

2 3 2.3 0 -3 73 .0 0
2 1 0 .0 0 -3 0 2 .5 0

E L E C T R O N I C S T E C H N I C I A N S . C L A S S AM A N U F A C T U R I N G ----------------------

736
710

4 0 .0
4 0 .0

295.50
292.50

29 3.0 0
29 0.0 0

2 6 2 .5 0 -3 1 7 .0 3
2 6 1.0 0 -3 16 .0 0

-

E L E C T R O N I C S T E C H N I C I A N S . C L A S S 6MANUF A C T U R I N G ----------------------

794

4 0 .0
40 .3

263.50
247.50

234.50
232.00

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

-

701

E L E C T R O N I C S T F C H N I C I A N S . C L A S S CM A N U F A C T U R I N G ----------------------

265
265

40. 0
40. 0

1 9 0.00
190.00

1 93.00
193.00

1 7 0 .0 0 -2 02 .5 3
1 7 0 .0 0 -2 02 .5 0

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

323
265
58

39. 3
3 9 .5
3 8 .0

2 74.00
2 75.00
270.50

26 5.5 0
266.00
25 8.0 0

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

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

$
~
-

-

~
-

-

~

*

-

-

-

18
18

13
13

95
95

99
99

29
29

4
4

3
3

3
3

-

-

-

-

-

5
4
1

5

2

39
34

3

5

64
45
19

60
55
5

37
33
4

4?
31
11




-

“

10

15

-

”

”

-

“

“

-

“

-

1
1

Se e fo ot no te s at end of ta b l e s .

-

”

~

~

"

-

35
33
2

26

20
6

5
5

5
3
2

-

-

“

“

T a b le A -3 . A verage w e e k ly earnings of o ffic e , professional, and tech n ical w o rkers, by sex,
in P h iladelphia, P a.—N .J ., Novem ber 1978
Average
(mean2)

Sex, 3 occupation, and industry division

OFFICE

OCCUPATIONS

-

Weekly
hours1
(standard)

Weekly
earnings1
(standard)

HEN

4 93
168
325
14 8
1 18

3 7 .5
38. 3
3 7 .5
3 6 .5
37. 5

14 5.0 0
14 4.5 0
1 4 5.0 0
1 3 9.5 0
12 8.5 0

143

3 9 .0
3 9 .0

270.50
2 79.00

3 9 .0
3 9 .0

3 0 0.5 0
301.00

3 8 .5

235.00

3 8 .5
3 9 .5
3 8 .0
3 9 .5
36. 7

2 54.00
281.00
220.00
28° • 0 0
1 6 7.5 0

6?

M E S S E N GE RS -----------------------------------------M A N U F A C T U R I N G ----------------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G ---------------------F I N A N C E -------------------------------------S F R V I C E S -----------------------------------ORDER C L E R K S -------------------------------------M A N U F A C T U R I N G ----------------------------OROER C L E R K S . C L A S S A -------------M A N U F A C T U R I N G ----------------------------B --------------

66

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

862
482
380
142
152

AC CO UNT ING C L E R K S . C L A S S A M A N U F A C T U R I N G ----------------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G ---------------------P U B L I C U T I L I T I E S ------------------

369
198
171

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

254.00
273.00
232.00
287.50

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

493
209

3 9 .0
3 8 .0
3 6 .0

254.00
210.00
1 54.00

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

3 9 .3
39. 5

258.50
265.50

T A B U L A T I N G - M A C H I N E OPERA TO RS M A N U F A C T U R I N G ----------------------------

3 9 .5
4 0 .0

260.00
296.50

ORDER

CLERKS*

CLASS

TABULATING-M ACHINE
CLASS

O PERA TO RS
3 9 .0

B -----------------------------------------

OFFICE

OCCUPATIONS

-

223.50

3 8 .5
3 9 .0
3 7 .5
39 .0
3 9 .0
3 8 .5
3 7 .0
3 7 .5

223.00
234.50
208.50

UOMEN

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

1 2 . 1 16
6*686
5*430
51 1
714
535
2*585
1 . 0 85

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

994
655
3 39

2 8 2.0 0
221.50
19 9.0 0
19 4.5 0
20 3.0 0

3 8 .5 2 7 0.0 0
3 9 .0 264.50
3 8 .0 279.50
3 8 .5 3 2 1.0 0
38. 5 238.00
3 6 .5 2 61.00
3 7 .5 2 7 9.0 0

OFFICE OCCUPATIONS
WOMEN— C O N T I N U E D

Weekly
earnings1
(standard)

-

: C R E T A R I E S - CONTINUED
SE C R E T A R IE S . CLASS B M A N U F A C T U R I N G -------------n o n m a n u f a c tu r in g
-------PU R LIC U T I L I T I E S - W H O L ES A L E T RAOE ----R E T A I L T R AD E -----------F I N A N C E ----------------------S E R V I C E S ---------------------

3.989

3 8 .5
3 6 .5
3 7 .5

$
239.00
248.50
229.00
3 12.00
242.50
208.50
215.50
228.50

3 8 .5
3 9 .0
3 8 .0
3 8 .5
4 0 .0
3 7 .5
37. 3
3 7 .5

223.00
236.00
2 02.00
2 59.00
229.50
192.50
186.00
207.00

3 8 .5
3 9 .0
3 7 .5
3 9 .5
39 .0

S E C R E T A R I E S . CLA SS C
M A N U F A C T U R I N G -----------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G ----PU B LIC U T I L I T I E S W HO LE S AL E T RADE - R E T A I L T RADE --------F I N A N C E -------------------S E R V I C E S ------------------

2.462
1 .527
1 15
217
65
853
277

S E C R E T A R IE S . CLASS 0
M A N U F A C T U R I N G -----------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G ----PU B LIC U T I L I T I E S WH OL E SA LE T RAOE - R E T A I L T R AO E --------F I N A N C E -------------------S E R V I C E S ------------------

3.^46
1.953
1.993
142
345
128
862
516

198.00

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

210.00
186.50
241.00
2 09.50
169.50
17 6.0 0
18 7.0 0

2.574
1 .257
1 .31 7
303
109
573
289

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

1 92.00
199.50
185.00
246.50
200.03
1 5 9.0 0
1 7 7.0 0

S T E N O G R A P H E R S . GENERAL
M A N U F A C T U R I N G ---------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G --------PU RLIC U T I L I T I E S —
F I N A N C F -----------------------S E R V I C E S ----------------------

1 .567
637
930
251
442
1 01

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

1 88.50

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

1.007
620
387
131
188

3 9 .0 197.50
4 0 .0 201.00
3 7 .5 1 9 ^ .0 0
3 7. 7 17 0.5 0
3 7 .0 17 7.0 0

TRANSCRIBING-MACHINE T Y P IS T S
M A N U F A C T U R I N G -------------------------

622
85
537
4 06

3 6 .5
3 8 .5
3 6 .5
3 6 .5

1 6 4.0 0
1 8 7.0 0
160.50
157.50

3.810
1 .217
2.593
142
60
142
1.749

37. )
3 7 .0
3 7 .0
3 9 .5
3 9 .0

152.50
1 71.50
1 43.50
223.00
156.00
14 4.0 0
1 32.00
158.50

M A N U F A C T U R I N G --------NONMANUFACTURING —
PU RLIC U T I L I T I E S
W HO LE S AL E TRADE F I N A N C F -----------------S E R V I C E S ----------------

N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G -----------------F I N A N C E --------------------------------T Y P I S T S -------------------------------------------M A N U F A C T U R I N G -----------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G -----------------P U R L I C U T I L I T I E S -------------W HO LE S AL E t r a d e ---------------R E T A I L T R AD E ---------------------F I N A N C E --------------------------------S E R V I C E S -------------------------------

11

Se x,3 occupation, and industry division

500

3 8 .0
3 6 .5
3 8 .3

1 98.50
182.00
2 35.00
1 4 9.0 0
177.03

Weekly

(standard)

OFFICE OCCUPATIONS
WOMEN— C O N T I N U E D

3 .01 7
1.546
1.471
151
122
1 89
778
231

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




Weekly
(standard)

o

$
18 3.5 0
187.00

Sex, 3 occupation, and industry division

C
C
m

3 8 .5
3 8 .5

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

Average
(mean2)

Average
(mean2)

Weekly
earnings1
(standard)

-

T Y P I S T S . C L A S S A ----M A N U F A C T U R I N G --------N ON “ A N U F A C T U R I N G - PU RLIC U T I L I T I E S
F I N A N C E -----------------S E R V I C F S ----------------

1 .35 7
442
915
450
3 12

3 7 .0
3 7 .5

T Y P I S T S . C L A S S B ----M A N U F A C T U R I N G --------NONMAN UFACTURING - PU R LIC U T I L I T I E S
R E T A I L T R AD E ------F I N A N C E -----------------S E R V I C E S ----------------

2 .45 3
775
1.678

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

142.00
1 60.50
133.50
2 1 8.5 0

3 6 .5
3 9 .0

12 8.5 0
14 5.0 0

3 7 .5
3 8 .5
3 7 .5
38 .0

1 35.50
1 61.50
1 31.00
1 9 6.0 0
1 2 6.5 0

M A N U F A C T U R I N G --------NONMANUFACTURING - PU B LIC U T I L I T I E S
F I N A N C F ------------------

111

133
1.299
1 88
1 .980
285
1 .695

3 7 .5

F I L E C L E R K S . CLA SS
NONMAN UFACTURING F I N A N C E ----------------

19 1

F I L E C L E R K S . CLA SS B
M A N U F A C T U R I N G ----------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G ----F I N A N C E --------------------

881
146
735
567

F IL E C LERKS. CLASS C
M A N U F A C T U R I N G --------NONMANUFACTURING —
PU B LIC U T I L I T I E S
F I N A N C F ------------------

908

ME SS EN G ER S -----------------M A N U F A C T U R I N G ----NONMANUF A C T U R I N G
S W I T C H B O A R D OP ERA T O P S --------------------------M A N U F A C T U R I N G -------------------------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G -------------------------------P U B L I C U T I L I T I E S --------------------------R E T A I L T RAD E -----------------------------------F I N A N C E ----------------------------------------------S E R V I C E S -------------------------------------------SWITCHBOARD O P E R A T O R - R E C E P T I O N I S T S M A N U F A C T U R I N G -------------------------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G ------------------------------P U R L I C U T I L I T I E S --------------------------W HO LE S AL E TRADE ----------------------------R E T A I L T RAD E -----------------------------------F I N A N C F ---------------------------------------------S E R V I C E S --------------------------------------------

3 8 .0
3 8 .5

1 45
116

340
168
172

162
108
155
► 26
1
562
564

146
1 42

3 7 .5
3 7 .0

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

17 1.0 0
19 D .5 0
1 6 1.5 0
2 24.00
1 41.50
1 67.00

142.00

163. 53
15 3.5 0
147.00
1 3 9 .0 0
1 68.00
13 3.0 0
128.00
12 6.0 0
1 34.50
1 25.03

2 00 .00
1 21.50
1 56.50
1 61.50
15 1.5 0

3 8 .5 1 75.50
3 9 .0 200.00
3 8 .0 161.00
3 9 .5 25 8.5 0
3R . 0 1 4 1 . 0 0
3 7 .0 1 5 5.5 0
3 8 .5 154.0 0
3 8 .0 1 6 6.0 0
3 9 .0 170.00
3 7 .5 162.00
3 8 .5 185.00
38. 5 16 8.5 0
3 7 .5 147.0 0
3 6 .0 158.00
3 7 .5 158.0 0

Table A -3 . A v e ra g e w e e k ly earnings of office, professional, and technical w orkers, by sex,
in Philadelphia, P a.—N .J ., N ovem ber 1 97 8 — Continued
—

Average
(mean2)

Sex, 3 occupation, and industry division

OFFICE OCCUPATIONS
UO ME N— C O N T I N U E D

Weekly
hours

Averase
(mean2)

Weekly
earnings1
(standard)

Sex, 3 occupation, and industry division

-

ORDER C L E R K S ---------------------M A N U F A C T U R I N G ------------OROER C L E R K S * C L A S S A
MANIIF A C T U R I N G -------------

OFFICE OCCUPATIONS
WO PE N— C O N T I N U E O
793
593
183
1 66

3 R .3
3 B .0
38
38

5
5

177
189

□0
50

208.00
217.00

ORDER C L E R K S t C L A S S B
M A N U F A C T U R I N G -------------

610
4 24

3 8 .3
3 8 .0

168.00
178.53

A C C O U N T 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 ------P U B L I C U T I L I T I E S -WH OL E SA LE TRADE
R E T A I L T RA DE ----------F I N A N C F ---------------------S E R V I C E S --------------------

5 t 353
2 1 0 89
3t 264
223
478
8 11
1 t 274
478

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

178.00
193.53
168.00
2 55.53
1 70.03
15 7.0 3
1 57.00
17 3.0 0

ACCOU NTING C LE R K S t C L A S S A
M A N U F A C T U R I N G -----------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G ----------------P U B L I C U T I L I T I E S ------------W HO L ES A LE TRADE --------------R E T A I L T RAD E ---------------------F I N A N C F --------------------------------S E R V I C E S ------------------------------

2 * 1 26
925

3 8 .3
38. 5
3 8 .3
3 9 .5
3 9 .0
3 8 .5
3 7 .0
3 8 .0

199

00
53
1 8 9 , 00
2 5 6 . 00
23 3 50
177 50
1 7 8 00
189 50

ACCOU NTING C LE R K S t C L A S S B
M A N U F A C T U R I N G -----------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G ----------------P U B L I C U T I L I T I E S ------------WH O LE S AL E TRADE --------------R E T A I L T RAD E ---------------------F I N A N C E --------------------------------S E R V I C E S -------------------------------

3*227
1*164
2*063
109
362
519
741
3 32

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

164
178
156
255
163
145
14 1
166

330
1 54
176
88

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

1 65.00
182.50
153.00
141.53

B O O KK E E P IN G -M ACH INE OPERATORS
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 -------------------WH O LE S AL E TR ADE -----------------

1 1 201
114
116
292
533
146

212

00
03
00

00
50
53
50

156
82
74

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

1 89.50
197.50
1 81.00

B O O K K F E PIN G -M A C H IN E OP E RA TO R S *
C L A S S B ---------------------------------------------M A N U F A C T U R I N G -------------------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G --------------------------

174
72
102

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

143
16*
127

26
59
67

37. 5
37. 0
38. 5

170.50
1 64.00
176.50

Weekly
earnings1
(standard)

B I L l E k s - - C O N T I N u ED

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

87
52

3 7 .5
3 7 .0

$
181.00
1 6 5.0 0

P A Y R O L L 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 -------------------------------P U B L I C U T I L I T I E S --------------------------R E T A I L T R AD E -----------------------------------F I N A N C F ----------------------------------------------S E R V I C E S ---------------------------------------------

1*020
594
426
63
1 13
1 36
66

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

185.00
194.50
1 7 1.0 0
2 05.00
159.50
1 7 8.5 0
158.00

KEY

E N T R Y O P E R A T O R S -------------------------------M A N U F A C T U R I N G -------------------------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G -------------------------------P U B L I C U T I L I T I E S --------------------------W HO LE S AL E TR AOE -----------------------------R E T A I L T RADE -----------------------------------F I N A N C E -----------------------------------------------

4.28 0
1 *598
2*682
278
243
■ 91
5
8 35

3 8 .3
3 8 .5
3 7 .5
3 9 .5
38.0
3 8 .3
3 6 .5

172.00
18 3.5 0
16 5.0 0
239.50
176.50
17 1.0 0
15 3.0 0

KEY E N T R Y O P E R A T O R S * C L A S S A -------M A N U F A C T U R I N G -------------------------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G -------------------------------W H O L ES A LE TRADF -----------------------------F I N A N C E -----------------------------------------------

1 .55 3
845
708
73
289

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

1 9 7.5 0
197.00
1 98.50
221.50
169.50

KEY E N T R Y O P E R A T O R S . C L A S S B -------M A N U F A C T U R I N G -------------------------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G -------------------------------P U B L I C U T I L I T I E S ---------------------------W HO LE S AL E T RADE -----------------------------F I N A N C F -----------------------------------------------

2*727
753
1*974

37. 5
3 8 .5
3 7.0
3 9 .0
3 8 .5
36. 5

157.00
1 ft R • 5 0
153.00
2 1 3.0 0
1 57.00
107.00

00
00
50

P R O F E S S I O N A L AND
OCCUPATIONS

1 32
170
516

T E C H N IC A L
- MEN

C OMP UT ER S Y S T E M S A N A L Y S T S
( B U S I N E S S ) --------------------------------M A N U F A C T U R I N G ---------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G --------------F I N A N C E -----------------------------C OMP UT E R S Y S T E M S A N A L Y S T S
( B U S I N E S S ) . C L A S S A --------m a n u f a c t u r in g
---------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G --------------F I N A N C F -----------------------------C OMP UT E R S Y S T F M S A N A L Y S T S
( B U S I N E S S ) . C L A S S B --------M A N U F A C T U R I N G ---------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G --------------F I N A N C F ------------------------------

12

Average
(mean2)

Sex,

occupation, and industry division

P R O F E S S IO N A L
OCCUPATIONS -

-

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




Weekly
hours1
(standard)

00

B OO K K E E P IN G -M A C H IN E O PERA TO RS*
C L A S S A --------------------------------------------M A N U F A C T U R I N G -------------------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G -------------------------

MAC H I N E B I L L E R S -----MANUFA CTURING
NONMANUFACTURI NG

M AC HI NE

Number
of
workers

1*153
599
554
272

38.
39.
37.
37.

5 407.00
0 412.00
5 0 02.00
0 37 1.5 0

749
372
377
1 66

38.
39.
37.
37.

5
0
5
0

4 32.50
0 32.00
033.50
0 02.50

32ft
188

38. 5
39. 0

1 38
71

37. 5
37. n

37 3.5 0
392.00
3 4 9.0 0
3 0 5.5 0

Number
of
workers

Weekly
hours1
(standard)

Weekly
earnings1
(standard)

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

: OMPU TE R S Y S T E M S A N A L Y S T S
(B U S I N E S S ) - CONTINUED
C OMP UT ER S Y S T E M S A N A L Y S T S
( B U S I N E S S ) . C L A S S C --------------------

s
78

3 8 .0

303.00

820
210
67
401
12 1

3 8 .0
38. 5
3 7 .5
3 9 .0
3 8 .0
3 7 .0
3 6 .0

328.00
337.50
3 2 1.50
3 8 5.00
327.00
2 9 9.00
2 82.00

COMP UT ER PR OGRA MME RS ( R U S I N E S S ) ,
C L A S S A ------------------------------------------------M A N U F A C T U R I N G -----------------------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G ----------------------------F I N A N C E ---------------------------------------------

587
274
313
207

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

367.00
367.00
367.50
337.50

COMP UT ER PR OGRA MME RS ( B U S I N E S S ) ,
C L A S S B ------------------------------------------------M A N U F A C T U R I N G -----------------------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G ----------------------------F I N A N C E ---------------------------------------------

576
234
3 42
155

3 7 .5
3 8 .5
3 7 .0
36. 5

3 11.50
3 1 6.50
308.00
2 6 3.50

COMP UT ER P ROGRAMMERS ( B U S I N E S S ) ,
C L A S S C ------------------------------------------------M A N U F A C T U R I N G -----------------------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G ----------------------------P U B L I C U T I L I T I E S -------------------------

22 1
56
1 65
64

3 8 .0
3 8 .5
3 8 .0
o o .o

2 6 6.00
2 7 9.0 0
2 6 1.50
3 1 6.00

1.R 8 5
872
1.013
1 71
1 29
99
399

3 8 .0
39 .0
3 7 .5

215

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

2 3 5.50
2 4 6.00
2 2 6.0 0
2 8 5.50
2 1 6.50
2 3 4.00
2 2 0.0 0
192.50

C OMP UT ER O P E R A T O R S .
M A N U F A C T U R I N G --------NONMANUFACTURI NG —
F I N A N C E ------------------S E R V I C E S ----------------

631
330
3 01
1 21
67

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

2 6 6.0 0
2 7 7.5 0
2 5 3.5 0
2 4 4.00
219.50

COMP UT ER O P E R A T O R S .
M A N U F A C T U R I N G --------NONMANUFACTURING - P UB LIC U T I L I T I E S
WH OL E SA LE T R A D E R E T A I L T R A O E ------F I N A N C E -----------------S E R V I C F S ----------------

376
548
70
78
64
210
126

3 8 .0
3 9 .0

2 29.50
2 37.50
2 20.50
2 90.50
2 3 2.00
2 36.00
222.00
1 81.50

C OMP UT ER O P E R A T O R S .
M A N U F A C T U R I N G --------NONMANUFACTURING - F I N A N C E ------------------

330
166
160
68

(B U S IN E S S )

-----

M A N U F A C T U R I N G --------NONMANUF A C T U R I N G —
PU B LIC U T I L I T I E S
R E T A I L T R A D E ------F I N A N C F -----------------S E R V I C E S ----------------

M A N U F A C T U R I N G ---------NONMANUFACTURING —
PU B LIC U T I L I T I E S
WH OL E SA LE T RA DE R E T A I L T R A D E -------F I N A N C F -----------------S E R V I C F S ----------------

1 * 384
564

924

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

192.00
2 0 2.5 0
181.50
172.50

T ab le A -3 . A verag e w e e k ly earnings of o ffic e , professional, and tech n ical w o rkers, by sex.
in Philadelphia, P a .—N .J ., Novem ber 1 978— Continued
Average
(mean2)

Sex, 5 occupation, and industry division

PR O FE SS IO N AL
OCCUPATIONS -

Weekly
hours1
(standard)

Weekly
earnings1
(standard)

Sex, 3 occupation, and indue try division

C OMP UT ER S Y S T E M S A N A L Y S T S
( B U S I N E S S ) ----------------------------------------------M A N U F A C T U R I N G -----------------------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G ----------------------------F I N A N C E --------------------------------------------

342
136
236
124

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

38. 3 422.50
3 9 .0 4 2 3.0 0
3 7 .5 422.03

889
691
1 98
166

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

34 3.5 0
351.00
303.00
299.50

C OMP UT E R S Y S T F M S A N A L Y S T S
( B U S I N E S S ) . C L A S S A ----------------------M A N U F A C T U R I N G -----------------------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G -----------------------------

210
65
145

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

693
485
208
168

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

2 73.00
277.00
2 63.50
255.00

C OMP UT ER S Y S T E M S A N A L Y S T S
( B U S I N E S S ) . C L A S S B ----------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N 6 -----------------------------

83
57

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

418
277
1 41
133

4 3 .0
4 0 .0
39. 5
4 0 .0

19 9.0 0
1 9 6.5 0
2 04.00
200.00

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

51

3 8 .5

217.00

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

2*395
1 .648

4 0 .0
4 0 .0

294.50
258.00

ELECTRONICS T E C H N IC IA N S . CLASS A M A N U F A C T U R I N G ---------------------------------------

720
694

4 0 .0
4 0 .0

297.00
293.50

ELECTRONICS T E C H N IC IA N S . CLASS BM A N U F A C T U R I N G ---------------------------------------

7 91

4 0 .0
4 0 .0

263.50
247.53

254
254

4 0 .0
40. 0

1 9 1.0 0
1 91.00

$
3 82.00
4 04.50
3 72.03
327.00

345.50
311.50

and

C OMP UT ER PROGRAMMERS ( B U S I N E S S ) —
M A N U F A C T U R I N G -----------------------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G ----------------------------F I N A N C E --------------------------------------------

C OMP UT E R P ROGRAMMERS ( B U S I N E S S ) .
C L A S S B ------------------------------------------------M A N U F A C T U R I N G -----------------------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G ----------------------------F I N A N C E --------------------------------------------C OMP UT ER P ROGRAMMERS ( B U S I N E S S ) .
C L A S S C ------------------------------------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G -----------------------------

13

Weekly
hours1
(standard)

Weekly
earnings1
(standard)

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

20 5.5 0
21 4.0 0
19 7.5 0
251.00
1 80.50

t f c h n ic a l

487
226
261
48
117

A ----------

58

3 7 .5

242.50

C OMP UT E R O P E R A T O R S . C L A S S 0 ---------M A N U F A C T U R I N G -------------------------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G -------------------------------F I N A N C E -----------------------------------------------

297
12 1
1 76
80

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

207.50
224.00
19 6.0 9
18U.50

C OMP UT E R

1 32
85

3 8 .3
3 8 .5

18 4.0 9
18 8.5 0

294

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

2 4 7.0 0
233.00
266.00
26 5.5 0

OPERATORS.

CLASS

O P E R A T O R S * C L A S S C -----------------------------------------------

553
260
293
167

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

297.50
308.00
2 8 8.00
288.50

179

339.00
3 69.50

ORAFTERS.

A --------------------------------

67

3 9 .5

293.59

105
84

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

3 17.50
3 27.00

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

87
63

3 9 .5
3 9 .5

2 4 4.5 0
2 32.50

272
150
122
50

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

294.00
2 9 0.50
2 98.00
2 65.50

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

70
50

4 3 .0
4 9 .0

201.00
19 5.5 0

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

52

4 9 .0

2 8 5.0 0

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

319
262
57

3 9 .0
3 9 .5
38. 9

2 7 4.5 0
2 7 5.5 0
270.50

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

C OMP UT E R P ROGRAMMERS ( B U S I N E S S ) i
C L A S S A ------------------------------------------------M A N U F A C T U R I N G -----------------------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G ----------------------------F I N A N C E ---------------------------------------------

Number
of
workers

UOMFN— C O N T I N U E D

C OMP UT ER O P E R A T O R S ---------------------------------M A N U F A C T U R I N G -------------------------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G -------------------------------P U B L I C U T I L I T I E S ---------------------------F I N A N C E ----------------------------------------------C OMP UT E R

37. 5
3 7 .0

-

m a n u f a c tu r in g

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




and in d u s tr y d i v i s i o n

pr o fe s sio n a l

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

700

S e x , 3 occupation,

OCCUPATIONS

2*051
1 * <478
573
49
467

ELECTRONICS T E C H N IC IA N S . CLASS C M A N U F A C T U R I N G ---------------------------------------

Weekly
earnings1
(standard)

$
4 3 .0 2 8 *.5 0
4 0 .0 295.00
39. 5 262.00
3 8 .5 2 9 8 .0 0
4 3 .0 2 5 5.0 0

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

DRAFTER-TRACERS

Weekly
hours
(standard)

P R O F E S S I O N A L AND T E C H N I C A L
O C C U P A T I O N S - WOMEN

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

Average
( mean2)

Average
(mean2)
Number
of

74

102
66

3 7 .5
37. 0

234.00
221.50

ELECTRONICS

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

CLASS

TECH N IC IANS

NONMANUFACTURING

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

1 68
126
59

Table A -4 .

Hourly earnings of m ain ten an ce, toolroom , and pow erp lan t w orkers in Philadelphia, P a . - N .J . , Novem ber 1978
Hourly ea m.ngs

4

N u m b e r o f w o r k e r s r e c e i v i n g s t r a i g h t - t i m e h o u r ly e a rn i n g s o f —

*

i

i

3.20

3 .40

3.60

3 .80

3.60

3 .80

9 .00

33
26
37
37

-

-

-

-

i

of
workers

Mean2

Median2

Middle range 2

------ ------- r ------- r

T

*

S

o
o

Occupation and industry division

$

3.40

r

s

%

S

s

S

s

%

*

S

S

S

S

4.20

4 .60

5 . 00

5.40

5 .80

6 .20

6.60

7.00

7.40

7 .80

8.20

8 . 60

9 .00

9 . 40

5.80

6.20

6 .60

7.00

7 .40

7 . 81

8.20

8 .69

9 .00

9 .40

9 . 8 0 1 0 . 2 0 1 0 . 6 0 1 1 . 00

15
9
6

50
23
27

12 1
71
50

88
74
14
12

2?

34

38

21
1

33
1

35
3
2

84

143
92
51

328
316
12
1

264
257
7

169

326
31 9
7

~i

9 . 8 0 1 0 . 2 0 1 0 . 6011 .00

and
under
o
o

4 .20

4 .60

5 . 40

5
5

2
2

2

5
5

6
4
2

24
20
4

over

ALL W O R K E R S
MA I N T E N A N C E C A R P E N T E R S -------------M A N U F A C T U R I N G ---------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G ------------------

69Q

s

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

447
293
128

8.22
8 .05
8 .54
9 .82

MA I N T E N A N C E E L E C T R I C I A N S -----------M A N U F A C T U R I N G ---------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G -----------------RE TA IL TR AD E ---------------------

2 .57 4
2.208
366
129

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

418

r e ta il

T R AD E

273
145

$
8.
8.
8.
10.

s

$
9.
9.
6 . 7 0 - 0.
9 . 3 3- 10.

28
09
94
37

6 . 9 37.14 -

8.19
8 .05
9.00
9 .58

8 . 09
7 . 93
9 .63
9 .63

7 .07 -

9 . 31
7 .0 7 - 8.93
7 .7 9- 1 0 .1 5
8 .8 0 - 9 .63

-

-

-

-

7.51
7.99

6 . 2 97.01 5.00 -

8 . 94
9 . 10
8 . 29

-

6.61

7 . 36
7 . 97
5 . 85

7 . 2 77 .26 -

9 . 51
9. 4 4

-

MA I N T E N A N C E M A C H I N I S T S --------------M A N U F A C T U R I N G ---------------------NO NM A N U F A C TU RI NG !
PU B L I C U T I L I T I E S ----------------

1.822
1.669

8 .47
8 .36

8 . 55
8 . 37

1 51

9.67

1 0 . 15

MA I N T E N A N C E M E C H A N I C S ( M A C H I N E R Y ) 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 ------------------

3.261
3 .208
53

7.53
7.51
8 .66

7 . 91
7 . 88
8 . 89

6 .6 76 .678 .8 9-

8 . 29
8 .25
9 . 08

MAINTENANCE MECHANICS
(MOTOR V E H I C L E S ) --------------------M A N U F A C T U R I N G ---------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G -----------------P U BL IC U T I L I T I E S ----------------

2.225
478
1.747
772

8 .53
8 .65
8 . 50
9 .21

8.
8.
8.
9.

50
99
41
45

8 .008 .09 8.0 08. 74-

9.
9.
9.
9.

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

1.464
1 . 395

8 .33
8 . 26

8 .63
8 . 55

7. 257 . 2 5-

-

-

-

-

2

-

2
-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

2

79
5

3

27

15
-

-

-

-

“

-

8

“

8

17
17

24
24

61
61

27

9 . 31
9 . 31

-

8

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

_

_

_

-

-

-

-

-

8
8

6
6

5

_

-

_

-

5

-

20
20

235
235

275
275

62
62

-

-

17
7
10

10 1

-

-

2
99

-

-

-

-

93

-

-

239

21
-

-

50
39

123
116
*

21
21
-

20
-

_

-

-

-

-

20

-

116
109

199
199

325
321

207
92

9
9

52
52

-

5

7

-

4

115

-

-

-

84 6
84 3
3

495
405

1 94
1 71
23

193
1 74
19

25
25

34
34

-

_

_

-

-

-

~

196
67
129

550
54
4 96
1 40

1 81
45
1 36
60

257
123
1 34
66

4 98
92
4 .06
4 00

41
24
17
17

14

28

_

-

-

-

14
14

28
28

-

222
214

409
409

12
9

80
40

9
9

7

1

-

-

-

78
78

1 04
104

224
215

69
62

98
92

239
234

7

6

404
396
8

174
174

63
13
50

~

8

8
8

68

22

“

~

63
12
51
5

“

201
2?
178
24

95
95

46
46

88
88

130
126

33
25

129
129

152
1 52

30
30

92
83

1
1

5
4

37
37

23
23

37
37

3
3

173
173

1 68
1 68

-

-

8. 6 3
8 . 63

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

667
667

8 .48
8.4 8

9 . 16
9 . 16

7. 257.25 -

9. 4 1
9. 4 1

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

650
533
117

6 .53
6 . 50
6 .68

6 . 77
6 . 72
7 . 71

5 . 6 85.44 6 .17 -

8.05
8 . 07
7 . 71

MACHINE-TOOL OPERATORS (TOOLROOM) M A N U F A C T U R I N G ----------------------

288
288

7 . 39
7 . 39

7 . 06
7.06

6.74 6.74 -

7 . 86
7 . 86

10
10

TOOL AND DIE M A K E R S -----------------M A N U F A C T U R I N G ----------------------

1 .582
1 .576

8.04
8 .04

8 .05
8.05

7 .31 7 .31 -

8. 86
8 . 86

8
8

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

952
586
366
70

7 .69
7 .84
7 .45
5 .68

7 . 53
7.74
6 .92
5 . 50

6 . 7 66 . 9 8-

8 .94
8 . 94

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

6 . 7 65.30 -

9 . 33
6. 1 9

-

-

-

-

34
16
18
16

BO IL ER T E N D E R S ------------------------M A N U F A C T U R I N G ----------------------

278
254

7 . 22
7 .08

6 .92
6.92

6.18 6 .18 -

8 . 34
8 . 20

19
19

10

-

-

“

30

7 .2 07 .24 -

16
8

-

22
18
4

-

7 . 33
7 . 33

-

-

22
22

68

7 . 97
7 . 92

-

20
10
10

28
27
1

20
12

236
218

-

220
1 50
70
66

40
40

-

11
6
5

M A I N T E N A N C E SHEF T- MF T AL U O R K E R S --M A N U F A C T U R I N G ----------------------

_

-

-

19
13

-

_

-

_

-

8
8
13
11
2

42
36

4

6

4

55
48
7

2
2

15
15

“

“

“
-

-

-

-

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




244
244
-

33
30
3

42
41
1

20 1
20 1

1 48
1 26
22
15

48
37
11

241
241

1 32
120
12
12

22
17

18
12
6

1 0 . 1 5 - 1 0 . 15

41
33
41
74

163
6
1

303
281

7

15

45
14
31

-

61
50
11
9

14

16
4
12
12
1

11
7
4

“

2

7
5
2

3
3

64
64

95
95

22
22

7
7

1 10
110

17
17

-

-

-

-

57
45
12

74
73
1

35
29
6

31
28
3

108

110
102
8

61
51
19

5
5

_

_

-

-

_

_

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

35
35

79
79

78
78

14
14

12
12

38
38

_

_

-

_

_

-

22
22

-

-

-

-

-

56
56

20
20

124
124

217
21 7

205
205

347
344

1 82
1 8?

69
69

45
92

3 07
307

_

_

2

_

53
31
22
21

18
10

198
65
1 33

43
34
9

102
73
29

109
83
21

80

i i

57
56
1

”

58
43
15
10

120
109

3

44
29
15
8

30
30

24
24

33
33

31
31

11
11

26
26

18
13

32
28

26
26

13
13

20
16
4

-

8

60
48

-

8
72

_

-

-

16
16

4
4

-

5
5

-

-

-

-

_

_

_

12

-

_

Tab le A -5 .

Hourly earnings of m aterial m ovem ent and custodial w orkers in Philadelphia, P a.—N .J .. Novem ber 1978
Hourly earnings 4

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

ALL

s

Mean *

Median *

Middle range 2

s

4

S

5

4

6 . 30

S
6 .70

4
7 .10

$
7 . 50

$
7.90

4

3 . 90

4
5 .90

4

3 . 50

4
5.50

4

3.30

4
5 .10

4

3.10

4
4 .70

4

2.90

4
4 .30

4

2 .70

4
3.70

4

2.60

8 . 30

8 .70

9 .10

9.50

9.90

2 .70

Occupation and industry division

Number
of
workers

2 .90

3 . 10

3.30

3.50

3.70

3 .90

4 .30

4 .70

5 .10

5 .50

5.90

6 .30

6 .70

7 .10

7 .50

7 . 90

8.30

8 . 70

9.10

9 .50

9.90

over

-

8
8
-

14
14
-

6
6
-

223
44
179
-

291
12
279
243

56
55
1
1

113
48
65
4

-

77
29
48
36

45
45
-

4 38
52
386
10
376

111
67
44
17
27

83 1
494
337
57
279

1 63
1 28
35
29
-

668
1 32
536
308
225

5555
645
4910
3546
1040

290
290
-

21
5
16
16

“

“

-

“

387
68
319
44
80
195

115
25
90
22
64

~

76
10
66
42
24

290
-

-

3
3

-

6
6
-

76
10
66

1 79
179

279
279

14
13
1
1

54
6
48

84

-

14
14

21
-

23
16
7
7

33
33
-

27
-

-

-

35
35

-

21
21

-

20
64
64

369
9
360
^6 0

10
8
2
~

694
3 84
310
252

4
4

27
27
-

21
21
-

92
92
-

63
28
35
29

and
under

WORKERS

U T I L I T I E S ---------

9,686
1*948
7.738
4*329

W H O L E S A L E T RAD E -----------------S E R V I C E S ---------------------------------

2.603
380

$
8 .48
8 .02
8 .60
9 . 35
7 . 80
5 .8 ?

T R U C K O R I V E R S t L I G H T T RUCK —
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 --------------------

1 .01 7
159
858
37

4 . 89
5 .89
4.71
6 .59

4.20
5 . 60
4.05
6.76

3 .85 5 .10 3.85 6 .76 -

6.10
7 .32
6 .10
6.81

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

2*088
593
1 .49 5
996

7 .94
7 .67
8 . 05
7 .88

8.13
8 . 27
8 . 13
7 . 45

7.45 8 .13 7 .4 57 .45 -

9 .45
8 .27
9 .4 5
8 .13

T R U C K D R I V E R S . H E AV Y T RUCK
( T R A I L E R ! ----------------------------------M A N U F A C T U R I N G -------------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G -------------------P U B L I C U T I L I T I E S --------------W H O L E S A L E T R AD E -----------------

4 .21 9
4 98
3 .721
2,613
8 61

9 . 29
8 .59
9 . 38
9 .40
9 . 30

9 . 45
9 .02
9 . 45
9 . 45
9 . 45

9 .457 .96 9 .459 .459 .06 -

9 .45
9 .45
9 .45
9 .45
9 .45

T R U C K D R I V E R S . H E A V Y TR UCK
( O T H E R T H A N T R A I L E R ) ----------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G -------------------P U B L I C U T I L I T I E S --------------W H O L E S A L E T RA OE ------------------

1*040
580
363
127

9 .18
9 .42
9 .46
9 .26

9.
9.
9.
9.

45
45
45
45

9.28 9.45 9 .45 7 .79-

9 .45
9 .47
9.48
9 .45

5.90
5 .55
6 .25
6 .16

5 . 83
5.78
6 . 51
6 . 50

4 .844 .52 4.93 4.86 -

7 .10
6 .45
8 .23
8.23

18
18
18

27
27
27

24
24
-

16
16
-

9
9
9

-

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

774
3 84
390
338

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 RA DE -----------------R E T A I L T R AO E ------------------------

968
487
48 1
1 60
310

5 .97
5.98
5 . 96
6 .43
5 .70

5.83
5.88
5 .71
5 . 71
5 .75

4.57 4 .57 4 .50 4 .93 A . 31-

7 .65
6.78
7 .83
8.23
7 .18

-

2
?
?

9
9
9

12
12
12

4
4
4

. 18
-

S H I P P I N G ANO 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 P I N G -------------------RF T A I L T R A D E ------------------------

632
429
203
140

5 .78
5 .93
5 .47
5 .11

6 .01
6.21
5 . 69
3 . 78

4.92 5.05 3 .25 3 .14 -

6.71
6.71
7.15
7.27

-

14
14
14

20
~
20
20

23
23
23

-

-

-

-

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

2*804
776
2.028
266
589
1.126

6 . 87
6 .34
7 . 08
7 .47
5 .86
7 .73

6.99
6 .65
7 .05
7 . 50
6 .61
8 . 80

5.50 5 .5 4 5.50 6 .15 5.31 7 .05 -

8.80
7.04
8 .80
9 .08
6 .99
8.80

-

1
-

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

PUBLIC

PU B LIC

U T IL IT IE S

TRUCKDRIVERS*

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

MEDIUM

MANUFACTURING

T R UC K

-

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

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 ----------WHOLES ALE

TRAOE

* W o r k e r s w e r e d i s t r i b u t e d as
and 2 at $15 .10 to $1 5.50.
S e e fo o t n o te s

fo llo w s:

3 at

$
9 . 45
8.27
9 . 45
9 . 45
8 . 13
6 . 35

$
8.13 7 .71 8.24 9.45 7 .22 6 .10 -

$
9.45
9.28
9 .45
9.45
9 .45
6.35

$11.50 to $11.90;

5 at

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

4
4

_

_

_

_

_

_

9

10

17

_

-

44
25
19
4

34
34
-

1 21
11
110

-

-

61
15
46
32

10
10
-

29
25
4

32
15

6
6

2

_
-

1

7
7

5
79
4

21
21
84

206
5
201
80

24
24

_

2

2

16
16

27
27

27

_

_

_

_

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

19
19

_

_

-

545
37
5 0B
208

6 34
98
5 36
30 8
225

3047
19 1
2856
1986
636

-

-

_

.

_

-

-

-

938
521
363
68

-

5
5

-

-

290
290
290

-

_

“

_
-

16
16
-

16

-

-

20
20

-

46
46

20
-

-

10
36

$11.9 0 to

$12 .30;

-

-

-

39
5
34
21

22
17
5

46
3
43
43

9
9

-

80
6
74
74

68
26
42
4?

40
30
10

25
11
14
3

115
44
71
-

126
62
64
58

2
1

10
-

1

10
10

10

11

71

-

-

-

-

-

-

112
100
12
12

40
32
8

81
75
6

9
9
9

20
-

_

_

_

-

-

-

-

25
15
10
1

10
9

-

32
15
17
8

-

-

-

167
41

29P
140
1 58
15
1 36
7

377

183

1 21
20
1 01
14

-

_

_

9?

55
46
9
9
-

75 1

170
207

63
13
50
36
14

u

-

-

-

-

-

-

740
84
-

-

-

-

-

-

87

656

-

-

-

28
17
11
11

56
44
12
4

89
36
53
53

27
9
18
18

94
79
15
15

44
42
2
~

32
21

40
21
19

72
38
34
18
15

88
65
23
20

91
20
71
40
31

54
30
24
3
20

108
73
35
19
16

84
66
18
3
15

26
9
17
17

20

29
29

25
11
14
14

78
53
25

“

68
65
3
1

65
27
38

62
19
43

65
28
37

221
96
125

61
14
47

24 1
53
188

20
1

35
-

2 1
14

90
18

32
12

2
186

$12.30 to $12.70;

1 at

-

18
3
15

“
-

1

7
6
1

1

1

-

-

-

1 at

27

76
48
28
22

4
4
-

at end o f t a b le s .




1A 3
36

198
83
115
1
110

15

2
17

16
4
“

$12. 70 t o $13. 10 ;

“

1 at

126
108
18
-

66
34

$13.50 to

-

91

-

-

179
28

24
67

$1 3.90;

2 at

1
1

1

$13 .9 0 to $1 4.30;

2

20
20

1 at

*16

_

_

_

-

-

-

-

-

-

_

_

_

-

-

-

-

-

$14.70 to $15.10;

Table A -5 .

Hourly earnings of m a te ria l m ovem ent and custodial w orkers in Philadelphia, P a .—N .J ., N ovem ber 1 97 8 — Continued
Hourly earnings

Occupation and industry division

Number
oi
workers

*

N u m b e r of w o r k e r s receiving straight-time hourly earnings of—
s
*
*
2. 60 2.70 2.90

Mean 2

Median2

Middle range 2

*
s
s
$
*
%
3.90 4.30 4.70 5 . 1 0 5.50 5.90

3.10

S
$
3. 30 3. 50 3.70

3.30

3.50

3.70

10
10
-

62
54
8
i
-

120
111
9
1
i

102
59
43
36
-

82
58
24
10

681
159
522
327
195

95
6
89
54
35

53
50
3

258
115
143
-

97
93
4
1

375
269
106
67

45 12 99
26
86
19 1213

39
19
20

676
496
180

t
S
S
6. 33 6. 7 0 7. 10

$
7. 50 7.90

f
s
*
8. 30 8. 70 9. 1 C

9. 50

7. 1 J 7. 5 0

7. 90 8.30

8. 70 9. 10 9. 5 0

9.90

ove r

5
3
2
2

55
3
5?
52
-

-

5
5
-

-

-

%

and
under
2.70

s
9. 90
and

2.9 J 3.10

3.90 4. 30

4.70 5.10

5.50 5.90 6.30

6. 70

108
82
26
6
20

39
26
13
3
10

69
54
15
15

264
187
77
72
5

53
53
-

39
39
39

238
9
229
229
-

4 20
10
4 10
17
3 93

91
23
68
68
”

263
235
28
28

376
371
5
5

150
59
91
7

89
63
26
5

18
15
3
1

31
27
4
4

52
48
4
4

9
9
-

-

-

-

235
202
33

372
333
39
39

71 0
226
484
28
40

45 6
402
54
9

209
157
52
5?

724
279
445
4 45

16
15
1
1

1 86
1 22
64
12

1 79
1 79
56
15

509
509
472
22

“

80
80
80
-

-

-

-

-

~

“

“

A L L WO RK ER S—
CONT INUE O
ORDER F I L L E R S -----------M A N U F A C T U R I N G -----NONMANUFACTURING
W HO L ES A LE TR ADE
R E T A I L T R AD E —

2. 562
913
1* 64 9
877
737

$
6. 31
5. 5 0
6.77
6. 7 0
6. 9 7

$
5.81
4. 99
6. 96
6. 96
8. 44

$
4. 9 3 4. 0 7 4. 9 3 4.9 34. 9 8 -

$
8.23
6. 73
8.44
8.2 3
8.44

11
2
9
9
-

4
4
-

14
14
14

-

S H I P P I N G PAC KE RS —
MAN UFACTURING —
NONMANUF A C T U R I N G
R E T A I L T RA DE —

2. 0 4 5
1.547
498
185

5. 04
5. 1 3
4. 7 5
4. 66

5.00
5. 21
4. 84
4. 98

4. 22 4. 3 9 4.003.41-

5.86
5. 86
6. 00
5. 30

20
20
“

40
28
12
12

9
9

45
36
9

109
70
39
39

46
34
12
12

M A T E R IA L HA N OLIN G LAB OR ER S
M A N U F A C T U R I N G -------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G ------------P U B L I C U T I L I T I E S --------R E T A I L T RAD E ------------------

6. 9 8 6
2. 8 7 8
4. 1 0 8
642
1. 62 0

5. 85
6.01
5. 74
8.65
5.3?

5. 78
6. 22
5. 50
9. 18
4. 95

3.9 54.903. 95 9. 0 33. 10 -

7.16
6. 93
7. 76
9.4 5
7.76

35
35

1 75
9
166

189
2
1 87

123
47
76

119
45
74

1 11
72
39

35

166

187

76

74

34

19

29

20

180

33

579
340
239
86
132

F O R K L I F T OPERA TORS —
M A N U F A C T U R I N G -------NONMANUFACTURING —
PU B LIC U T I L I T I E S
W HO LE SAL E T RAD E •
R E T A I L T R AO E ------

4. 8 6 0
3. 63 7
1. 22 3

6. 5 8
6.50
6.82
9. 36
6.02
7. ?6

6. 57
6. 47
6. 97
9, 45
6. 31
7. 93

5. 5 0 5. 4 9 5.509. 4 5 3.955. 5 0 -

7. 62
7.34
8. 59
9.45
7. 16
8.59

-

-

-

4
4
-

14
14

-

6
6
-

222
6
216

5
5
-

386
346
40

547
531
16

438
330
108

188
182
6

751
595
156

708
61 9
89

3 14
241
73

427
415
12

282
106
176

3 30
2 37
93

“

~

-

-

“

”

~

216
~

”

10
30

16

108

6

1 29
27

84

70
3

12

6
170

54
39

158
158
21
37
100

_

_

_

-

-

-

POWER-TRUCK OP ERA TORS (OTH ER
THAN F O R K L I F T 1 -------------------------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 -----------------

101

606
516

9
9

7. 82
7. 82
8.13

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

7. 2 9 3

298
5. 6 7 4

3. 4 7
6.08
3.01
4. 4 0
4. 74
2. 86

2. 85
5. 97
2. 72
4. 15
4. 77
2. 72

2. 7 0 - 3. 5 0
4. 9 3 - 7.74
2. 7 0 - 3.00
3. 5 0 - 5. 05
4. 1 9 - 5. 16
2. 6 8 - 2.95

6. 2 8

6. 10

5. 0 0 -

7.80

186

:
MANUFACTURING

7. 65
7. 50
7. 97

924

GUARDS AND WATCHMEN
MANUFA CTURING —
NONMANUF A C T U R I N G
R E T A I L T RAD E F I N A N C E ------------S E R V I C E S -----------

247
165
82

5. 0 8

5.03

4. 3 6 -

5. 26

-

.705
.919
.786
517
118
845
.965

4. 76
5. 7 0
4.12
5. 9 5
4. 64
3. 7 8
3. 8 ?

4. 55
5. 79
4. 05
5. 91
4. 26
3.51
4.05

3. 7 5 - 5.7 5
4. 9 5 - 6. 77
3. 68 - 4. 55
5 . 3 2 - 6. 13
3. 3 4 - 6.11
3. 0 5 - 4.30
3. 43 - 4. 19

21 3
2
211
17
30
164

1.110
6. 183
200

8.0 9
7.82
8. 13

1

_

i

-

44
44

14
-

14
1464

2394

1023

-

-

-

1464
-

1464

2394 10 23
4
4
-

-

2390 10 19

469
34
435
18

110
1 04
6

62
7
55

7

_

-

-

1 43
143

61
61

83
83

13
13

7

~

“

39
48
91
29
28
34

155
62
93
17
48
28

165
81
8**
21
58
5

223
114
109
23
56
28

162
97
65
18
42
5

92
64
28
3
25

194
169
25
5
18

55
35
20
13
7

25
14
11
10

82
74
8

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

2

43

56

57

51

72

49

168

35

13

68

60

-

5

6

24

63

25

15

1

-

1

6

16

1

-

-

1

-

-

276 1184 1604 10&0
59
59
187
18 9
871
217 11 25 1417
1
4
5
10
1
17
6
60
52
HR
81
500 1 3 0 2
147
75

702
427
275
20
15
38
153

585
431
154
86
23
5

5 82
465
117
102
5
7
2

990
720
270
195
12
63

149
129
23
8
13
2

533
529
4
4
-

36 ?
326
36
30
6
-

l 92
1 83
9
3
6
-

4
3
1
1
-

36

_

_

_

_

-

-

-

-

417

60
15
45
14
8
23

290
2
288
21
6
261

16

11

-

-

*

1

1
1

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

83

13

-

-

-

guaros

-

-

-

127

watchmen:

MANUFACTURING
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 -------------------------------P U B L I C U T I L I T I E S --------------------------W HO L ES A LE T R AD E -----------------------------R E T A I L T RA DE -----------------------------------S E R V I C E S ---------------------------------------------

S e e fo o tn o te s

260
10
250
5
-.
46
199

-

18

4

329
30
299
8
9
137
145

391
123
268
4
130
134

253
47
206
9
58
139

a t end o f t a b le s .




16

-

36
36
-




Table A -6 . Average hourly earnings of m a in ten an ce, toolroom ,
pow erplant, m aterial m ovem ent, and custodial w o rkers, by sex,
in Philadelphia, Pa. —N .J ., N ovem ber 1978
(mean4 )
hourly
earnings4

Sex, 3 occ up at io n, and in d u st ry d i v i s i o n

MATERIAL

M A I N T E N A N C E , t o o l r o o m . AND
P O W E R P LA NT O C C U P A T I O N S
- MEN
MAINTENANCE CARPENTERS
MANIJF A C T U R I N R ----------N O NM A N U F A C T U R I N G ----R E T A I L TRAOE --------MAINTENANCE E L E C T R IC I A N S
M A N U F A C T U R I N G --------------N O NM A N U F A C T U R I N G --------R E T A I L T RADE ------------m ainten ance

p a in t e r s

M A N U FA C T U R I N G ------N O NM A N U F A C T U R I N G m ainten ance

m a c h in is ts

M A N U F A C T U R I N G ----------NONMAN UF ACTURING!
P UB LIC U T I L I T I E S M A I N T E N A N C E M E CH A N I C S ( M A C H I N E R Y )
M A N U FA C T U R I N G ----------------------------------n o n m a n u f a c tu r in g
-----------------------------

Average
(mean*)

Sex , 3 o cc u p a t io n , and i n d u s t ry d i v i s i o n

684
441
243
128

2. 17 0
366
129
412
268
1 44

8.4 8

►
91*8

8 .0 ?

►720

8.6 0

► 1
31

►603
380

9.35
7. 80
5. 8 2

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

►009
1 59
850
29

4. 8 8
5. 8 9
4.70
6. 7 3

T R U C K O R I V E R S . MEDIUM TRUCK
M A N U F A C T U R I N G ------------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G -----------------WH OL E SA LE T RADE ----------------

►088
593
►495
996

7. 94
7. 6 7
8. 05
7. 8 8

T R U C K D R I V E R S . H EAV Y TRUCK
( T R A I L E R ) ------------------------------M A N U F A C T U R I N G ---------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G ---------------P U B L I C U T I L I T I E S -----------WHOL E SA LE T RA OF --------------

4. 2 1 9
498
3.721
2. 61 3
861

9.29
8.59
9. 38
9.40
9. 30

T RUC K D R I V F R S . HE A VY TRUCK
( O T H E R T HA N T R A I L E R ) ------n o n m a n u fa c tu r in g
---------------P U B L I C U T I L I T I E S -----------W HO LE S AL E TR AOE --------------

1. 0 4 0
580
363
127

9. 18
9. 4 ?
9. 4 6
9. 26

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 ------NONMANUFACTURING WHOL E SA LE TRADE

724

5. 96
5.6?
6. 26
6.18

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 ------NONMANUFACTURING W H O L ES A LE TR ADE
R E T A I L T RA DE -----

890
447
443
150
282

6 . 10
6.13

S H I P P I N G AND 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 --------------------R F T A I L T R AD E -------------------------

575
400
175

5. 95
5. 9 7
5. 9 0
5. 6 9

7. 50
7. 98
6. 61

1.814
1.661

8. 4 7
8. 36

.120

7.51
7.49
8.66

8. 53
8. 6 5
8. 50

MAINTENANCE p i p f f i t t e r s
M A N U F A C T U R I N G --------------

1.420
1.351

8. 3 3
8. 26

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

231
213

M IL LW R IG H T S

667
667

8. 4 8
8. 4 8

646
529
117

6.53
6.50

MAINTENA NCE TRADES HELPERS
M A N U F A C T U R I N G -------------------N O NM A N U F A C T U R I N G --------------

287
287

7. 39
7. 39

1.582
1.576

8. 04
8. 04

S T A T I O N A R Y E NG IN EE RS
M A N U F A C T U R I N G ------NONMANUFACTURING S E R V I C E S --------------

949
586
363

7. 6 8
7. 84

B O I L E R T E ND E RS —
M A N U FA C T U R I N G

278
254

7.2?
7.08

M A C H I N E - T O O L O P E R A TO R S ( T O O L R O O M )
M A N U F A C T U R I N G ----------------------------------TOOL AND D I E MAKERS
M A N U F A C T U R I N G -----

CUSTOOIAL
MEN
► 68
6

8. 0 5
9. 00
9. 5 8

►173

-

M A N U F A C T U R I N G --------NONMANUFACTURING —
PU B LIC U T I L I T I E S
W HO LE S AL E T RADE S E R V I C E S ----------------

2*536

2.2 25
478
1. 74 7
772

---------

ANO

T R U C K D R I V E R S ------------------

8. 0 5
8.54
9.8?

M A I N T E N A N C E M E CH AN I CS
(MOTOR V E H I C L E S ) ------M A N U F A C T U R I N G --------N O NM A N U F A C T U R I N G - PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S

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

MOVEMENT

OCCUPATIONS

341

383
334

112

5. 80

WAREHOUSE ME A -----------------M A N U F A C T U R I N G --------NONMANUFACTURING - PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S
W H O L ES A LE T RAOE R E T A I L T R A D E -------

2. 7 8 9
774
2. 01 5
265
579
1. 12 5

6.88

ORDER F I L L E R S -------------M A N U F A C T U R I N G ------NONMANUFACTURING W HO L E S A L E T RADE
R E T A I L T R A D E -----

2. 1 2 4
730
1 • 394
786
573

6. 6 4
5. 8 5
7.06
6. 8 5
7.5?

See footnotes at end o f t a b le s .

17

6. 34
7.09
7.47
5. 8 8
7.73




Table A -6 . A verage hourly earnings of m aintenance, toolroom ,
p o w erp lan t, m a te ria l m ovem ent, and custodial w orkers, by sex,
in P hiladelphia, P a .—N .J ., Novem ber 1 9 7 8 — Continued
Se x, 3 oc cu p a t io n , and i n d u s t r y d i v i s i o n

Number
of
workers

Average
(mean5 )
hourly
earnings4

A ve r a g e
(m ean*)

Sex , 3 o c cu p a ti o n , and in du s tr y d i v is i o n

M A T E R I A L MOVEMENT ANO c u s t o o i a l
O C C U P A T I O N S - MEN— C O N T I N U E D

M A T E R I A L MOVEMENT AND C U S T O D I A L
O C C U P A T I O N S - MEN— C O N T I N U E D
-----------------------------------------------------------------------

1*567
1 .262

$
5 . 11
5. IS

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

6*470
2*698
3*772
642
1*284

5 . 90
6.04
5 . 81
8 . 65
5 .40

4*681

6 . 58
6.49 1
6.83
SH IPPIN G
9 . 36 1
6.02 |
7 . 28

S H I P P I N G PACKERS
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 ------------------------R E T A I L T R AO E ---------------------------------F O R K L I F T O P E R A T O R S ------------------------------M A N U F A C T U R I N G -----------------------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G ----------------------------P U B L I C U T I L I T I E S ------------------------W H O L ES A LE T RADE --------------------------R E T A I L T RA DE ----------------------------------

3*465
1.216
10 1
606
509

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 ------------------------------P U B L I C U T I L I T I E S -------------------------I
U H O L E S A L E TRAOE ----------------------------I
R E T A I L T R AD E ----------------------------------1
S E R V I C E S -------------------------------------------1
M A T E R I A L MOVEMENT AND C U S T O D I A L
O C C U P A T I O N S - WOMEN
|

S H IP P IN G
PO WER-TRUCK OPERA TORS
IAN F OR KL I F T ) NONMANUF AC T UR I NG

7 . 75
7 .97

6.212
1*076
5 . 1 36
180
286
4*659

3 .55
6.06
3 .03
4.45
4.77
2 .86

905

6 . 28

1 71

:
MANUFACTURING

208
82

4 . 85

guards

:

m a n u f a c tu r in g

S e e fo o tn o te s

6 * 7 36
3*303
3.433
380
99
629
1 * 748

4 .97
3 .8?
3 . 84

5 .09

CLERKS

4.48
ANO

R ECEIVIN G

C L ER K S

(OTH ER

RDS AND WA TCHM EN
MANUFACT UR I NG
NONMANUF AC TUR I NG
R E T A I L T RADE
F IN A N C F
SERVICES

watchmen

hourly

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

438
183
255

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

478
285
1 93

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

509

J A N I T O P 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 ------------------------------P U B L I C U T I L I T I E S --------------------------R E T A I L T R AD E ----------------------------------S F R V I C F S --------------------------------------------

2*953
607
2 * 3 46
1 37
209
1 * 217

a t end o f ta b le s .

18

173
3 36
3 36

4.74
4.1 1
5. 19

4.30
5 . 18
5.4 8
5.03
5 .03
4.29
5.71
3 .9?
5 .37
3 .68
3.79




T a b le A -7. Percent increases in average hourly earnings, adjusted fo r em p lo ym en t shifts,
for selected occupational groups in Philadelphia, P a.—N .J ., for selected periods
N o v e m b e r 1972 N o v e m b e r 1973 N o v e m b e r 1974 N o v e m b e r 1975 N o v e m b e r 1976
In d u s tr y and o c c u p a tio n a l grou p 5

to

to

to

to

to

N o v e m b e r 1973 N o v e m b e r 1974 N o v e m b e r 1975 N o v e m b e r 1976 N o v e m b e r 1977

N o v e m b e r 1977
to
N o v e m b e r 19 78

A l l in d u s t r ie s :
O f f ic e c l e r i c a l _________________________________________ _
E le c t r o n ic data p r o c e s s in g _____________________________
In d u s t r ia l n u r s e s _________________________________________
S k ille d m a in te n a n c e t r a d e s _____________________________
U n s k ille d p lan t w o r k e r s ________________________________

5.9
(M
7.2
7.1
9.3

9.0
9.1
10.7
9.5
10.1

7.9
8.1
8.6
9.5
9.2

7.1
6.7
8.3
8.8
6.8

7.1
7.4
8.7
8.1
7.2

6.7
6.2
8.5
8.1
8.7

M a n u fa c tu r in g :
O f f ic e c l e r i c a l _______________________________ __________
E le c t r o n ic data p r o c e s s in g ___________________________
In d u s t r ia l n u r s e s _______________________________________
S k ille d m a in te n a n c e t r a d e s _____________________________
U n s k ille d p lan t w o r k e r s _____________________ ___________

6.5
(b )
7.1
7.0
8.2

9.8
10.5
10.8
9.9
10.8

8.3
6.8
8.5
10.3
10.2

7.4
8.0
8.5
8.7
8.7

8.7
8.1
8.5
8.4
7.5

7.0
6.7
9.0
8.5
9.6

N o n m a n u fa c tu rin g :
O f f ic e c l e r i c a l ___________________________________
____
E le c t r o n ic data p r o c e s s in g _____________________________
In d u s t r ia l n u r s e s _________________________________________
U n s k ille d p la n t w o r k e r s _________________________________

5.4
6.1
10.5

8.4
8.4
10.5
9.4

7.6
8.8
8.6
8.3

6.9
6.0
7.5
5.5

5.7
6.6
9.5
6.9

6.5
5.7
6.7
7.9

See fo o tn o te s

n

at end o f ta b le s .

19




>f o ffice w o rk e rs —large establishm ents in Philadelphia, P a.—N .J., N o vem b er 1978
^^^Weekl^Tarnlng^^™
(standard)
of
oikers

(standard]

N u m b e r o f w o r k e r s r e c e i v i n g s t r a i g h t - t i m e we e k l y e a r n i n g s o f —
$

Average
weekly
Mean2

Median 2

Middle range 2

and
under
100

• 183
• 836
349
486
• 726
193

38.5
39.0
38.0
39.0
38.0
37.5
38.0

s
23?.50
243.00
213.00
311.50
200.00
193.50
217.50

$
223.50
237.00
199.50
302.50
193.00
186.00
212.00

$
$
190.30 -2 6 6 .0 3
2 0 2.50-276.53
171.50 -2 3 9 .3 0
2 6 6 .5 0 -3 4 7 .5 3
170.00-223.50
1 6 6 .00-213.53
1 8 0 .0 0-244.03

646
437
209
99
51

39.0
39.0
38.5
38.5
38. 0

283.00
276.50
296.50
322.00
237.53

279.00
268.00
291.00
326.50
293.00

2 9 5 .3 0 -3 2 9 .5 0
2 9 3 .5 0 -3 0 9 .0 3
2 5 3.00-391.00
2 9 0.00-357.03
2 1 6 .50-254.00

*926
*168
758
118
175
392

39.0
39.5
38.0
39.0
38.0
37.5

252.00
258.50
242.50
331.50
210.00
224.00

248.00
259.00
230.00
307.50
205.00
220.00

2 1 3 .30-280.50
2 2 3 .00-299.50
2 0 5 .3 0 -2 6 5 .0 0
2 6 6 .00-936.30
180.00-232.50
2 0 5 .00-291.50

*926

39.0
39. 5
37.5
39.0
37.5
38.5

229.00
242.50
198.50
292.50
185.50
231.09

222.50
238.50
188.50
290.00
179.00
235.00

1 9 1 .00-259.00
2 0 7 .00-268.50
171.0 0 -2 1 5 .0 0
299.0 0 -3 2 7 .0 0
167.00 -2 0 2 .0 0
2 1 1 .00-240.53

• 019

*020
906

66
691
56

38.5
39.0
37.5

96
597

206.00
219.50
183.00
uo. o 2 7 9 . 0 0
3 7.5 165.50
37. 3 174.00

197.00
208.50
1 7 3 .5 0
271.00
165.00
1 7 0 .0 0

1 7 1 .50-226.03
186.00 -2 3 9 .0 3
1 5 6 .50-198.00
2 3 9 .00-302.50
155.00 -1 7 9 .5 3
154.00 -1 9 1 .0 3

.615
880
735
315
237

3 9.0 203.00
3 9 .5 206.50
3 8 .0 199.03
38. 5 298.50
37.5 1 9 9 . 0 0

1 8 9 .0 0
195.00
184.00
257.50
138.00

160.00“ 24 7 .0 0
165.00-297.00
155.00 -2 9 9 .0 3
195.50-277.00
1 3 1.00-157.00

958
385
573
263

202

3 8 .5 199.50
3 9 .5 209.00
3 8 .3 192.50
3 8 .5 237.50
37 . 5 1 9 3 . 0 0

189.00
197.00
1 7 3 .0 0
252.50
1 3 8 .0 0

657
495
162

39.5
90.0
38.5

209.00
205.00
222.00

1 87

38. 0 155.50

• 3 51
• 488
863

66

*

%
90

-

100

$
110

-

s
1 20

s
130

190

%
%
150
160

-

110

120

-

1 30

1 90

150

1 60

49
3
46
4
90
2

16 1
16
195
18
121
6

296
68
178
46
129
3

-

-

-

$

$
180
-

220

%
240

$

-

3 40

360

400

4 40

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

28 0

3 00

320

340

360

4 00

440

480

520

383
314
69
48
6
9

1 68
1 26
42
23
2

1 13
hi
32
26
“
3
“

69
20
49
45

5

4
1

“

299
246
53
42
2
5
“

4
"

1
”

3
2
1
~
1
“

77
57
20
13
2

60
39
21
20
~

47
18
29
18

37
18
19
l5
”

17
12

2
1
1
“

3
2
1
“

49
36
13

41
39
2

-

2
1

”

37
2
35
35
“

35
35
-

23
23
-

13
6

3
3
-

“
“
-

”

“

12
1
11
11

220

240

984 1146
920
662
564
484
4
1
109
89
445
331
38
29

1217
770
447
20
83
301
31

1073
809
264
10
47
160
32

816
625
191
29
43
92
17

795
635
160
52
2?
16

480
378
102
49
12
15
13

44
39

47
33
19

90
26
14
11

83
61
22
16

104
79
25
12

74
92
32
19

5

3

256
16R
88
14
14

31 6
233
83
20
8
37

1 39
95
44
15
7
6

1 63
1 28
21
4
4

64
48
16
6
2
5

27 3
24 3
30
8
13

184
164
20
11
1

93
86
7
7
-

93
79
14
14
-

12
4
8
3

-

-

-

-

-

-

_

_

_

_

-

-

-

-

-

11
10
1
1

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

5

9

_

-

_

1
-

8
-

17
4
13

1 34
91
43

133
36
97

289
135
154

21
20

34
62

36
112

279
153
126
2
25
94

383
118
265
253
2

456
280
176

447
287
160
8
123
11

483
405
78
6
31
23

322
276
46

1 35
112
23
10

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

1

8

-

-

-

1

13

75
12
63
57

-

-

-

-

-

8
-

-

-

-

-

-

-

1
1
1

4
4
4

38
3
35
35

-

-

-

-

”

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

152
52
100

445
201
299

36

4
86

25
72

97
1 72

111
23
88

90
61
29

193
95

2<J6
158
1 38
38

11
4
7

91
3
38

-

-

4

109
13
96

“

-

“

-

-

44

-

-

3
-

41
-

-

-

41

88

29

35

103
19
84

78
50
28

3

12
-

-

-

-

-

~

108
92
66
33
4

96
25
21
13
1

49
20
29
22

65
21
44
44

“

“

~

61

131
101
30

92
55

37

38
28
10

70
60
1

19
12
2

~

17

2

3

4

“

3

1

-

-

-

-

-

“

1

32

84

23

195.00
192.50
200.50

170.3 0 -2 3 8 .5 0
170.0 0 -2 9 0 .5 0
1 7 9 .5 0-236.00

-

-

2

9

-

-

9

12
11

55

2

8
4
4

i

6

190
116
29

150.00

133.00 -1 6 8 .0 3

12

29

34

27

22

39

20

35
35

156
42
119
36
29

-

”

”

72
70
2
2

82
90
42
3
28

-

“

”

24
17
7
7

-

1 5 3 .00-257.53
155.00 -2 7 1 .3 0
148.00 -2 4 9 .0 0
195.50 -2 7 0 .5 0
1 3 1.00-155.00

5

4

44

5
31

_

69
65
4
4

87
48
39
22

4fl

6

3

1 38
80
58
17
1

33

35

5

81
68

239
193
96
39
5

-

-

32

23
9

267
225
92
2

~

1

51

917
315
102
12
3
62

3
3

3

-

150
4

-

59

479
307
172
4
19
119

-

3

-

-

480

320

200

5
-

*

*

300

26"

180

$

$

$
280

-

5

S
26 3

-

-

5

-

200

13

1

-

1?

1

“

”

”

“

1 35
90
45

116
41
75
75

1 31
98

28
24

28

2

33
33

4
4

24
16
8
8

“

~

102
29
73
73

1 22
89
33
33

~

“

7

“

7
-

“

“

44

5

“
“

2

-

-

-

-

-

“

2
2

-

-

-

“
“

2
2

“

“

“

-

28
28

“

~

”

“

-

2

-

-

-

4
3
3

2
1
1
1

-

2
2

-

-

-

"

“

”

~

”

“

9

21
20
1

22
15

28

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

7

28

9

7

"

~

“

-

“

-

“

T ab le A -8 .

W e e kly earnings of office w o rk e rs -la rg e establishm ents in Philadelphia, P a . - N .J . , N ovem ber 1978 — Continued
N u m b e r of w o r k e r s r e c e iv in g str a ig h t-tim e w e ek ly earnings of—
Number

4

Average
weekly
hours1
(standard)

%

%

of

s

4

4

i

s

S

$

s

4

4

$

4

5

4

4

s

4

4

workers

ALL W O R K F R S - CONTINUED

130

1 10

120

130

140

150

160

180

200

220

24H

26 0

280

300

32 3

340

360

900

440

480

100

Occupation and industry division

110

120

1 30

1 90

150

160

180

200

220

290

260

28 3

3 00

320

340

360

430

440

480

520

-

281
13
268
1
5
246
16

263
44
219
17
1 78
24

315
122
193
1
17
159
16

3 14
113
201
1
11
19 1
48

239
107
13?
6
10
82
34

340
241
99
7
27
42
23

207
152
55
6
14
3
29

82
52
30
8
3

112
97
15
15

3?
16
16
16

67
12
55
55

22
22
-

8
2
6
6

-

-

-

-

-

-

■

43
16
24
20
4

-

-

34
34
28
6

98
4
94
87
7

14l
22
1 19
m
8

109
21
83

193
84
59
7
37
14

108
78
30
5
2
22

67
90
27
6

83
80
3
3

29
16
10
13

54
9
45

6
6
-

8
2
6
6

_
-

-

-

-

-

-

70
12

109
32
72
5
53
12

247
13
234
1
5
218

165
40
1 25
17
91

179
100
74
i
17
48

210
92
IIP
1
10
71

135
75
60
1
8
29

197
157
40
26
5

99
74
25
1
13
1

15
12
3
2
1

29
17
12
12

3
0
3

13
3
1o
10

16
16
-

_
-

_
-

_
-

-

-

-

-

30
30
-

20
4
16

2
2

1
-

11

_

_

1

-

-

-

9
9
-

-

-

-

9

2
-

2
2

1
i

2
-

_
-

_
-

9
-

-

-

-

-

-

9
9
-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

90
Me an 2

Median 2

Middle range 2

and
u n d er

s

s

2* 322
1 * 009
1* ^ 1 3
122
104
871
213

37.5
37.0
38.0
39.5
38.0
37.5
38.5

1 5 8 .0 0
173.50
1 4 6 .5 0
239.50
1 5 3 .0 0
1 3 0 .5 0
153.50

1 9 7 .0 0
1 6 8 .5 0
1 3 5 .0 0
260.50
1 5 0 .0 0
1 2 9 .0 0
1 9 6 .0 0

s
s
1 3 0 . J O - 1 7 7 . 07
146.0 0 -1 9 2 .0 7
120.00-155.00
2 2 5.00-265.50
133.00-174.00
117.0 0 -1 4 3 .5 0
135.00-176.00

979
394
585
90
388
100

38.0
38.5
37.5
39.5
37.0
38.0

173.00
1 9 2 .5 0
160.00
243.50
138.50
166.50

1 6 0 .0 0
1 8 7 .0 0
1 4 6 .0 0
263.50
1 3 5 .0 0
172.50

136.50 -2 0 0 .0 0
1 6 2 .50-224.50
131.5 0 -1 6 8 .0 7
2 1 6 .00-265.50
127.00-199.00
190.00-191.50

T Y P I S T S . C L A S S B ---M A N U F A C T U R I N G -----N0NMANUFACTURIN6
PUBLIC UTILITIES
R E T A I L T R A D E ----F I N A N C E -----------

1 * 343
615
728
32
97
483

37.0
35.5
38.0
40 .0
38.0
37.5

147.50
161.50
135.50
228.00
151.00
124.50

1 4 0 .0 0
1 5 8 .0 0
1 2 6 .0 0
225.50
1 4 9 .0 0
1 2 0 .0 0

122.00-164.00
1 3 7 .50-177.00
116.0 0 -1 4 5 .0 0
2 2 5 .5 0 -2 6 3 .0 0
1 3 2 .0 0 -1 7 4 .0 0
1 1 3.00-133.00

-

40
16
29
20

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

1 *484
186
1 * 29 8
1 *22 6

38.0
38.5
37.5
38.0

135.00
1 8 5 .0 0
128.00
126.00

1 2 5 .0 0
1 7 0 .0 0
122.00
122.00

113.00-144.00
1 2 6 .00-222.00
11 1 . 5 0 - 1 3 8 . 0 0
110.50-136.50

2
2
2

203
5
198
192

397
26
371
369

2 27
24
203
1 90

231
10
22 1
213

159
16
193
136

87
6
81
76

59
16
93
39

20
11
9

26
20
6
5

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

166
t 18
99

3 8.0 173.53
37 . 5 1 4 7 . 0 0
37.5 143.00

150.00
1 9 2 .0 0
19 2 .0 0

138.00 -2 0 2 .0 0
133.0 0 -1 5 2 .0 0
1 3 9 .00-152.00

-

“

3
3
3

16
16
10

34
34
31

23
20
20

30
29
26

12
9
7

5
2
1

18
2
i

FI L E C L E R K S . C L A S S B
M A N U F A C T U R I N G -----NONMANUFACTURING —
F I N A N C E -----------

672
91
581
560

38.0
38.5
38. ^
38.0

134.50
178.50
128.00
127.00

129.00
168.50
1 2 3 .0 0
1 2 3 .0 0

113.50-191.00
120.00-222.00
1 1 2 .0 0 -1 3 7 .5 0
112.00-135.50

-

60
5
55
50

209
20
189
188

1 33
10
123
1 22

86
1
85
81

74
7
67
65

16
16
14

39
10
29
28

15
6

8
4
4
4

17
17
-

6
2

FI L E C L E R K S . C L A S S C
NONMANUFACTURING —
F I N A N C F -----------

646
599
567

38. D 12 6 .0 0
3 7 .5 129.50
3 8 .0 121.50

117.50
1 1 6 .0 0
1 1 6 .0 0

1 1 0 .00-133.00
1 1 0 .00-133.00
109.50-133.00

2
2
2

193
193
142

185
1 79
173

78
64
58

102
101

62
56
5l

41
36
36

6
5
4

4
-

12
1?

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

558
266
292
1 35

36.5
39.0
38.5
38.0

157.53
155.50
159.50
135.50

142.50
144.50
1 9 1 .5 0
133.00

125.00-178.00
128.00-189.00
129.00-162.00
1 1 7 .5 0 -1 5 0 .0 0

1
1
”

45
18
27
13

54
21
33
25

78
37
91
22

78
45
33
14

66
22
44
23

62
25
37
25

SUITCHBOARD OPERATORS
M A N U F A C T U R I N G -----NONMANUFACTURING —
PUBLIC UTILITIES
R E T A I L T R A D E ----F I N A N C E -----------

467
216
251
58
104
66

39.0
39.5
38.5
39.5
38.5
38.0

192.50
212.00
175.50
251.00
146.00
158.50

1 8 3 .0 0
2 0 1 . 50
168.00
253.00
1 9 3 .5 0
1 5 6 .5 0

154.00-237.03
1 7 2 .0 0 -2 4 8 .0 3
136.00-197.50
249.0 0 -2 5 4 .5 0
1 1 6.50-169.00
1 3 8 .5 0 -1 7 5 .0 0

6

8

15

23

32

-

-

-

6

8
-

15

23

23
8
15

6

8

-

15
-

14

-

T Y P I S T S -----------------M A N U F A C T U R I N G -----NONMANUFACTURING PUBLIC UTILITIES R F T A I L T R A D E ----FI NA NC E ----------S E R V I C E S ---------T Y P I S T S . C L A S S A ---M A N U F A C T U R I N G -----NONMANUFACTURING

---

PUBLIC UTILITIES •
F I N A N C F ----------S E R V I C E S ----------

“

-

-

8

29

-

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




m

21

8

19
6

9

8
_

_
-

35
23
12
10

91
35
6
3

28
28

34
14
20

80
31
49

79
93
31

3

3

31
26
5
-

3

23
19

11
10

13

4^

19

-

-

4
9

9

19

-

19
9
5
~

4

-

-

_

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

30

_

_

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

51
10
41
40

37

9

39
3
3

5
4
4

4

27
29
3
1
2

-

-

1

-

21

-

-

3
i
2
"

-

n

-

-

21

30

2
2

15
11
4
4

2
2
-

-

-

-

-

-

_

_

_

_

_

-

-

-

-

-

-

Table A -8 .

W e e kly earnings of office w o rke rs —large establishm ents in Philadelphia, P a.—N .J ., N ovem ber 1 9 7 8 — Continued
Weekly earnings
(standard)

Noi l
of
workers

N u m b e r of w o r k e r s receiving straight-time weekly earnings of-s

Average
weekly

%
90

S

S

S

S

S

$

s

%

s

%

s

%

S

S

S

*

*

S

S

Mean 2

(standard)

Middle range 2

Median 2

100

110

120

130

180

150

160

180

200

220

240

260

280

300

320

340

360

400

440

4 80

100

Occupation and industry division

110

120

1 30

1 80

150

160

180

200

220

240

260

280

3 00

320

340

360

4 00

440

480

520

-

-

-

15

12

14

19

15
11

30
28

10

8

1
1

-

2
2

-

-

-

-

-

-

14
14

12
12

16
16

16

and
under

ALL W O R K E R S —
CONTINUEO
$
39. 5
38. 0

$
188.50
2 0 1.0 0
15 2.5 0

$

1 83.00
2 01.50
1 57.00

210
190

38. 5
3 9 .0

21A •00
2 26.00

20 8.5 0
2 20.50

1 3 6.0 0 -2 88 .5 0
1 4 3.0 0 -3 06 .0 0

99
82

SWT T C H R O A R D O P E R A T O R - R E C E P T I O N I S T S -

3 8 .5
3 8 .5

268.50
300.50

3 08.00
3 15.00

2 2 4 .5 0 -3 3 9 .5 0
253.5 0 -3 83 .0 0

39. 3

169.50
16 9.5 0

1 50.00
150.00

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

183.50 1 8 7 .0 0 - 2 6 6 .0 0
239.50 1 8 3 .5 0 -3 0 8 .5 0
160.00 1 3 2 .5 0 -1 9 5 .0 0
2 9 1.0 0 2 8 4 .0 0 -3 0 7 .0 0
1 58.00 1 3 4 . 0 0 181.00
169.50
145.00 1 2 2 . 0 0 1 >1 . j U

-

128
75
53

3 9 .0

11 1
1 08

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

AC C O U N T I N G

C L ER KS *

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

PU BL IC U T I L I T I E S --------------------------R E TA IL TR AD E ------------------------------------

RE TA IL

TRAOF

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

J 'T" V

1*199
1*681
260
663
6 91
53

3 9 .0
3 8 .5
4 0 .0
3 8 .5
3 8 .5
37. 5

1 .213
518
695
100
2 44
312

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

218.00
251.00
19 3.5 0
306.50
178.50
170.50

1 97.50
2 4 9.0 0
178.00
30 3.5 0
1 75.00
1 65.00

1 6 8.5 0 -2 66 .0 0
2 0 0.00-298.00
1 5 7 .0 0 -2 12 .0 0
2 9 0.50-340.50
1 6 0 .0 0 195.00
1 4 8 .0 0 185.00

1.667
6 81
986
160
4 19
379

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

1 9 2.0 0
231.00
1 6 4.5 0
279.50
148.50
13 5.0 0

168.00
21 6.5 0
142.50
28 4.5 0
146.00
1 25.00

1 3 2 .5 0 -2 5 7 .0 0
1 7 0 .0 0 -3 1 3 .5 0
1 2 2 .0 0 -1 8 2 .0 0
2 8 2 .0 0 -2 9 3 .5 0
1 2 7 .5 0 -1 64 .0 0
1 1 7.0 0 -1 45 .0 0

167.50

1 75.00
19 2.0 0
224.00
1 72.00
208.50
1 62.50
1 7 0.0 0

1 5 9 .0 0 -2 37 .0 0
1 8 9 .5 0 -2 93 .0 0
1 4 5 .0 0 -1 97 .5 0
1 8 2.0 0 -2 57 .5 0
1 3 7.0 0 -1 76 .5 3
1 5 1 .0 0 -1 93 .5 0

178.00
1 91.00
167.00
26 9.5 0
167.50
145.00
1 45.00

1 5 2.5 0 -2 08 .0 0
1 6 7 .0 0 -2 21 .0 0
1 4 2 .5 0 -1 95 .5 0
2 2 5 .5 0 -2 6 9 .5 3
1 5 8 .5 0 -1 96 .0 0
1 3 0 .0 0 -1 6 5 .5 0
1 2 7.5 0 -1 65 .0 0

RETAIL

TR A D E ------------------------------------

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

12

1

2

88
70
2 . 4 37
947
1 * 490
2 31
556
62R
61

38. 5
3 7 .5
3 9 .0
3 7 .5
3

*

3 8 .5
39. 0
3 8 .0
3 9 .5
3 8 .5
3 7 .0
3 6 .5

1

.J

183.00
197.50
1 74.00
251.00
17 3.0 0
189.00
14 7.5 0

2
2

19
IB

to
18
13

'

1

1

7

6
16
16

14
14

1 78
12
162

206
20
186

1 87
20

1 72
83

167

129

37
124
1

74
107

73
87

67
59

6

15

56

14
5

54
13
n1

5

1

14

1

1
13

1

12

1
1
1

'

3

205
48
157
1

3 91
113
278

71
73
10

149

104
89
15

1 98

10
16
28

3 11
244
67
67

55
44
11
11

44

96
102
99

37
18

2

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

79
41
38
38

41
39

44
23
21
21

16
12

5

1

-

4

5

1

-

-

-

_

-

-

-

74
76

63
63

4
2
1

66
53
13
10

-

“

-

199
87
112

85
68
17

47
39
8

21
14

38
29

1 32
43

6
8

i

3

12

21

38
18
20

72
18
54
8
25
20

65
36
29

46
22
24

38
30
8

33
15
18
14

15
15

25
25

11
11

9

9
11

2

1

67
45
22
22

41

16
11
5

2?
5
17
17

12 8

38
75

12

36
123

69
98

60
46

46
27

39
85
1
5?

10

1

3

74

114

149

1
73
1
9

13
10 1

33
116

14
79
8

12
94
10

54
9

22

36
29

19

16
12

232
203
29
29

75
29

158
71
87
11
61
18

11 3

2

23
21
21

13
66
60

1 31
18
1 13

5

9

81

1 91
19
172

19

102
88
14

59
3
36
15

160

19

150
83

103

16 8

-

176
1 18

41
8
10
20

13

13

2

368
185
223
15
124

91

13

12

16

8
8

136
4

1

5

12
12

210

1
1

2

14

192

-

-

14

13

166

-

3

10
8

81

-

13

3

72
19
45

"

15

1°

59
5
54
21
32

-

1

19
16

16
16

18
13

*

18
18

1
1

*

Sec f oo tn ote s at end of ta b l e s .




22
16

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

2 05.50
234.00
17 5.5 0
2 18.00
16 1.5 0

69

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

15

1 2 5.5 0 -1 76 .5 0

2 00.00
239.50
1 76.50
290.00
1 5 9.5 0
151.00
16 2.5 0

442
227
215

RE T A I L TR A D E ---------------------

$

1 5 2.00-211.00
1 7 7.0 0 -2 20 .0 0

28

12
12

6

1 68
80
128

32 1

486

424

217

164

89
232
13 0

212
212
22
113

119
98

29
92

183
303
8
163

112
52
32
18

87
12

7

10

5

68

8

2
-

-

1

2
153
46
107
107

38
3

-

-

-

_

Table A -8 .

W e e k ly earnings of office w o rkers—large establishm ents in Philadelphia, Pa. —N .J ., Novem ber 1978— Continued
Weekly earning^^^
(standard)

HumL

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

s

Average
weekly

4

of
woikers

4

$

s

4

s

S

4

s

s

4

5

4

4

4

$

4

4

4

4

100

110

120

130

lt(0

150

160

180

200

220

240

260

280

3 00

320

340

3 60

**00

440

480

100

Occupation and industry division

110

120

1 30

1 1*0

150

160

180

200

220

240

260

280

3 00

320

340

360

400

440

4 80

520

-

-

7
-

48
12

277
133
144
44

159
87
72
17

82
78
4
2

11
11
-

22
5
17

-

-

-

-

36
103

-

-

1

36
36
-

-

36
33

216
105
1 11
95

139

34
34

7<*
29
45
41

25
24

7
3

18
1
17
14

34
-

-

-

-

-

-

-

96
12
84

1 15
33
82

120

247
60
18 7
3
46
12

270
78
192
7
27
7

147
79
68
8
16
8

58
32
26
9

82
34
48
32

42
21
21
21

14
10
4
4

5
2
3
3

5
-

-

_
-

-

5
5

-

-

-

-

19

2

9
3

5
5

6

13
9

6

23

6

8

13
13

6

-

6

7
7

19
19

“

90
Mean2

(standard)

Median 2

Middle range 2

and
under

ALL UO RKE R S —
C O N T I NUE D
KEY

ENTRY

OPERATORS

-

CONTINUED
$

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

I t 148
5 57
59 1
283

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

202.00
209.00
1 9 5.5 0
1 63.00

$
195.00
199.50
18 9 .0 0
163.00

$
$
1 7 0.0 0 -2 23 .0 0
1 7 7.0 0 -2 30 .0 0
1 6 2.0 0 -2 10 .0 0
1 A 5 .0 0 -1 7 8 .0 0

KEY E N T R Y O P E R A T O R S . C L A S S B ---M A N U F A C T U R I N G ---------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G ------------------P U B L I C U T I L I T I E S ---------------F I N A N C E ---------------------------S E R V I C E S --------------------------

I t 289
390
899
95
345
59

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

166.00
180.50
1 60.00
226.50
137.50
14 6.0 0

158.50
175.00
158.50
225.50
135.00
145.00

1 4 1 .0 0 -1 84 .5 0
1 5 5 .0 0 -2 02 .5 0
1 3 5 .0 0 -1 67 .5 0
2 0 3.5 0 -2 58 .5 0
1 2 2 .0 0 -1 5 0 .0 0
1 2 7 .5 0 -1 59 .5 0

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

12 9
76

3 9 .5
40. 0

268.00
3 0 7.0 0

280.50
313.50

201.0 0 -3 19 .0 D
2 6 3 .5 0 -3 6 0 .0 0

■

“

2
-

19
-

2

19

-

-

2

19

“

-

-

67
1
66
1
51
9

65
8

60
10

28
92
2
59
5

-

-

-

1

-

_

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

"

TABULATING-MACHINE OPERATORS.
C L A S S A ------------------------------

51

4 0 .0

3 27.50

329.00

2 8 5.5 0 -3 71 .0 0

TABULATING-MACHINE OPERATORS,
C L A S S B ------------------------------

78

39. 0

22 9.5 0

231.50

1 5 9 .5 0 -2 85 .5 0

2

-

-

-

Sec fo o t n o te s at end o f t a b le s .




23

-

-

1

19

2

9

-

-

2

3

6

13

4

15

8

5

2

6

19

-

-

-

8

4

1

-

-

-

-

Table A -9 . W e e kly earnings of professional and technical w o rk e rs —large establishm ents
in Philadelphia, P a.—N .J ., Novem ber 1978
^ ^ ^ ^ e ek l ^T ar nl n gs ^ *
(standard)

Occupation and industry division

Number
of
workers

N u m b e r o f w o r k e r s r e c e i v i n g s t r a i g h t - t i m e w e e k l y e a rn i n g s o fs

Average
weekly
hours1
(standard]

Mean 2

Middle range 2

Median 2

$

$

*

s

$

s

$

s

i

s

$

s

5

i

S

*

<

%

130

140

150

160

170

180

190

210

230

250

270

290

310

350

390

4 30

470

510

550

590

140

150

1 60

170

180

190

210

230

250

270

290

310

350

390

430

4 70

510

550

593

630

1

120

1

4

1
1

1
1

4
4

18
3
15
15

29
11
18
18

44
5
39
36

132
48
84
74

206
68
1 38
105

182
84
98
59

2 12
108
104

193
62
1 31
4

and
under
130

ALL U O R K F R S
C O M P U T E R S Y S T E M S A N AL YS TS
(B US IN ES S) ----------------------------M A N U F A C T U R I N G ---------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G -----------------F I N A N C E ---------------------------

1.122
450
672
3 59

3 8 .0
3 9 .0
37. 5
3 7 .0

$

407.00
421.50
397.50
350.00

$

411.50
429.50
395.00
357.50

$

$

3 5 6 .0 0 -4 6 9 .5 0
3 7 0.00-470.00
3 4 5.00-467.00
3 0 9.50-388.50

COMPUTER SY ST EM S ANALYSTS
(B U S I N E S S ) . C L A S S A --------------M A N U F A C T U R I N G ---------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G -----------------F I N A N C F ---------------------------

689
2 35
454
192

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

438.50
448.00
433.50
38 8.5 0

443.00
4 47.50
436.00
3 84.50

316
165
15 1
107

3 8 .0
3 8 .5
37. 5
37. 0

3 82.00
4 15.00
346.00
326.50

3 67.50
403.00
339.00
326.00

1 17
SO

3 8 .0
3 9 .0

2 92.00
318.00

288.00
3 11.00

248.0 0 -3 18 .0 0
2 8 7.50-351.50

C O M P U T E R P R O G R A M M E R S ( B U S I N E S 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 -----------------PU B L I C U T I L I T I E S ---------------RE TA IL T R A t l E --------------------F I N A N C E ---------------------------

1 f 408
536
R 72
254
70
453

3 8 .0
3 8 .5
3 7 .5
39. 0
3 8 .0
37. 5

334.00
343.50
3 28.00
388.00
321.50
3 05.00

336.50
34 8.0 0
327.00
3 7 8.5 0
323.50
307.50

287.5 0 -3 78 .5 0
3 0 2 .0 0 -3 8 3 .5 0
275.0 0 -3 78 .0 0
342.0 0 -4 07 .0 0
287.0 0 -3 72 .0 0
263.5 0 -3 41 .5 0

COMPUTER PROGRAMMERS (BUSINESS).
CL AS S A -----------------------------M A N U F A C T U R I N G ---------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G -----------------F I N A N C E ---------------------------

6 ii
262
349
26 1

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

367.50
375.00
361.50
336.00

3 58.50
3 6 7.0 0
34 5.0 0
3 36.50

330.0 0 -3 93 .5 0
3 5 0 .0 0 -4 0 2 .5 0
3 2 2 .0 0 -3 8 3 .5 0
310.0 0 -3 57 .5 0

547
207
340
122

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

327.50
3 27.00
328.00
2 79.50

324.50
330.00
317.00
277.50

27 5.5 0 -3 78 .5 0
2 8 6.50-346.50
2 7 0.00-384.50
251.0 0 -2 99 .5 0

“

-

-

“

“

COMPUTER PROGRAMMERS (BUSINESS).
CL AS S B -----------------------------M A N U F A C T U R I N G ---------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G -----------------F I N A N C F --------------------------COMPUTER PR OG RA MM ER S (BUSINESS).
CL A S S C -----------------------------M A N U F A C T U R I N G ---------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G -----------------F I N A N C E ---------------------------

250
67
183
70

3 8 .5
3 9 .0
3 8 .0
37. 5

265.50
271.50
263.50
235.50

257.00
269.00
250.00
230.00

2 1 9.50-315.50
24 2.0 0 -2 90 .0 0
2 1 6.50-320.50
2 1 7.00-250.00

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

1 . 361
623
738
1 92
99
358

3 8 .5
3 9 .0
3 8 .0
39. 5
3 8 .5
37. 5

239.50
252.00
229.50
2 84.00
2 3 3.00
209.50

235.00
245.00
223.50
2 64.50
2 47.00
2 06.50

1 9 2.00-276.00
200.0 0 -2 90 .0 0
1 8 4.50-261.00
254.5 0 -3 11 .5 0
1 9 9 .0 0 -2 7 4 .5 0
1 8 2.50-231.00

Se e fo o t n o t e s

1 22
28
94
81

138
48
90
58

165
69

71
22
49
41

75
34
41
24

39
31
8
1

-

-

_
-

-

"

'
_

_

-

2
2

_
_

_
5
2
3

-

_

-

-

~

-

"

_

_

1

9

-

~

_

3

9

-

1

33
3
30
1
4
10

4

46
6
40

29

-

9

46
38
8
2

21
16
5

12
12
-

4
4

1
i

_

_

_

“

”

~

21

12
12

26
3
23
2?

28
9

13
3

13
7

18
2

23
16

9
6

5
5

1
1

74
20
54
3
i
41

110
44
66
6
8
45

1 01
30
71
14
7

127
40
87
7

294

40
20
23
13
4

69

1 38
1 56
70
11
65

188
91
97

44

333
128
205
46
17
1 30

63
8
19

'

14
9
5

16
4

6

10
1
9

32
26
6
i

5
5

_

18
13
5

171
45
126
4

06

5

1

19
10
9
6
1

7
2
5
5

-

9

9

1
1
-

i i

-

-

9
9

11
11

-

-

~

”

_

_

_

-

-

”

_

_

_

-

-

-

_

2
2

_

_

_

3

5

15

57

172

-

-

-

5
5

2
13
13

11
46
45

128
116

19 1
108
83
59

110
74
36
19

18

-

3
3

~

37
5
32
24

70
29
41
24

60
19
41
28

61
24
37
24

117
80
37
12

84
24
60
6

76
15
61

?2
9
13

“

~

“

"

'

2
2

_

_

_

_

_

-

-

“

-

-

-

“

7
2
5
5

-

-

-

-

-

_

.

-

_

-

“
_

“

3

Q
-

3

9

3

9

3
2

9
2

-

-

"

"

-

30
3
27
8

16
5
ii
3

33

68
23
45
1

1 51
52
99

-

1
7

3
19

ll

2

2
12

56
22
34
1
1
23

100
49
51

4

49
19
30
-

5

5
2

4
29

at end of ta b l e s .




23

38
10
28
27

_

44
38
6
1

"

3 3 3.50-432.00
3 6 2.00-450.50
3 0 9.50-369.50
303.0 0 -3 50 .0 0

COMPUTER SYSTEMS ANALYSTS
(R U S I N E S S ) . C L A S S C --------------M A N U F A C T U R I N G ----------------------

“

-

3 9 3.50-476.50
4 1 0.00-482.50
3 8 5.00-476.50
3 6 5.00-412.00

COMPUTER SYSTEMS ANALYSTS
( B US IN ES S) . C L A S S B --------------M A N U F A C T U R I N G ---------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G -----------------F I N A N C E ---------------------------

-

28
9
19
18

24

2
2

-

-

19

1

-

2
36

15
71

37
6
31
27

34
15
19
14

35
15
20
16

26
9
17
3

157
59
98
2
9
77

172
90
82
24
6
47

185
76
109
64
23
17

10?
6?
40

11
IP
11

9
5
4

98
51
47
30
8
8

44

44
4
40
2
97
70
27
18

9

19
6
13

54
33
21
21

-

11
6
5
5
-

11
7
1

-

9

11
8
3

7
2
5

-

-

9

11

“

~

“

”

_

_

_

-

-

-

8
2
6

11

-

-

Table A -9 . W e e k ly earnings of professional and technical w o rk e rs —large establishm ents
in Philadelphia, Pa. —N .J ., Novem ber 1978— Continued
Weekly earnings
(standard)

Occupation and industry division

Number
of
workers

Average
weekly
hours*
(standard]

N u m b e r of w o r k e rs receiving straight-time we e k l y earnings of—
s

Mean2

Median 2

Middle range 2

4

4

4
120

4

4

4

4

4

4

4

4

4

4

l

4

130

140

150

160

170

180

190

210

230

250

270

290

313

350

390

4 30

470

510

550

590

140

150

1 60

170

180

190

210

230

250

270

290

310

350

3 90

430

4 70

510

550

590

630

2
-

i
-

58
14
44
36

84
45
39
34

84
36
48
12

52
30
22
7

50
43
7
5

25
15
10

11
6
5

7
2
5

-

-

-

-

-

1

23
1
22
15

60
44

2

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

”

56
21
35
-

99
35
64
-

93
37
56
28
22
5

45
32
13
6
3
4

43
8
35
25
7
3

33
22
11
2
9

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

“
“
*

-

-

13
47

71
43
28
16
5
6

21
10
11
11

2
24

75
29
46
1
5
36

“

“

2q
16
13

24

8
3
5

5
-

4
4
-

8
8
-

-

-

5

5
5

-

16
8

17
2
15

-

-

-

64
44
20

66
41
25

78
50
28

15 1
61
90

111
8*»
23

117
105
12

278
245
33

201
190

241

n

238
3

3
3

3
3

_

3
3

13
10
3

28
18
10

51
34
17

44
35
9

1 44
1 29
15

1 82
175
7

220
217
3

_

-

18
11
7

34
19
15

25
20
5

46
40
6

64
63
1

1 26
112
14

18
15
3

21
21

3
3

-

-

“

*
-

and
under
13 0

A L L W OR K ER S—
CONT INUE D
C OMP UT E R

O P ER A T O R S

-

CONTINUED

C OM PU T ER O P E R A T O R S * C L A S S A ---------M A N U F A C T U R I N G --------------------------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G -------------------------------F I N A N C E ------------------------------------------------

«5 7
2 36
2 21
109

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

$
275.00
2 88.00
261.00
236.00

264.00
281.50
254.50
232.00

2 3 5 .0 0 -3 0 6 .5 0
2 5 0.00-314.00
2 2 4.50-284.00
2 1 9 .0 0 -2 4 8 .5 0

C O M P UT E R O P E R A T O R S . C L A S S B ---------M A N U F A C T U R I N G --------------------------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G -------------------------------P U B L I C U T I L I T I E S ---------------------------r e t a il
T RAD E ------------------------------------F I N A N C E ------------------------------------------------

639
263
3 76
91
62
165

38. 5
3 9 .0
37. 5
3 9 .0
3 8 .0
3 7 .5

2 33.00
2 42.00
2 26.50
284.00
23 7.0 0
210.00

226.50
239.50
216.00
265.00
252.50
201.00

1 9 0 .0 0 -2 6 5 .0 0
2 0 0.00-278.00
1 8 3.5 0 -2 62 .5 0
2 5 7.50-306.00
2 0 1 .0 0 -2 6 2 .0 0
1 8 3.5 0 -2 23 .0 0

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

265
124

38. 5
3 8 .5
38. 5

194.50
2 03.50
186.50
X a -9.UU

184.00
186.00
176.00

1 6 0.5 0 -2 14 .0 0
1 7 2 .0 0 -2 1 5 .5 0
1 5 1 .0 0 -2 1 4 .0 0

5
-

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

1 t 377
1.112
265

40. 0
4 0 .0
3 9 .0

31 1.5 0
323.50
26 2.0 0

315.00
326.50
264.50

2 6 2.50-367.53
2 7 7.00-377.00
230.0 0 -2 85 .0 0

-

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

688

4 0 .0
4 0 .0
39. 5

35 6.0 0
36 1.0 0
305.00

365.00
367.50
296.50

3 2 6 .0 0 -4 0 1 .0 0
3 3 7.50-401.00
2 7 4.50-326.50

-

-

-

-

62«
64

-

-

-

-

DRAFTERS.

B -------------------------------m a n u f a c t u r in g
--------------------------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G --------------------------------

365
310
55

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

3 0 1.0 0
306.50
271.50

306.00
308.00
255.00

2 7 2.00-326.50
2 7 9.30-326.50
2 3 7.50-319.50

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

i

2
1
1

-

-

i
-

-

7
5
2

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

205
143

4 0 .0
4 0 .0

2 24.00
229.00

211.50
224.00

1 9 2.50-253.00
1 9 5.50-257.00

-

i
i

-

i

5

-

-

9
7

-

23
13

53
35

35
22

23
17

23
23

14
14

9
7

8
4

1
“

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

1.805
1 .05 3

4 0 .0
4 0 .0

3 12.00
268.50

329.50
2 75.00

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

_

_

_

-

-

18
18

9
9

36
36

36
36

76
76

90

-

90

103
103

143
143

133
1 33

190
190

152
15?

811
59

8
8

T E C H N IC IA N S . CLASS A---------------------------------------

622
600

4 0 .0
4 0 .0

297.50
294.50

300.00
295.50

268.5 0 -3 17 .0 0

-

-

-

-

_

_

_

_

2 6 8.00-312.03

-

-

*

-

-

-

-

-

9
9

35
35

120
120

106
106

176
176

1 08
1 08

60
38

8
8

ELECTRONICS T E C H N IC IA N S . CLASS BM A N U F A C T U R I N G ---------------------------------------

372
294

4 0 .0
4 0 .0

282.00
257.00

260.00
236.00

2 2 4.00-353.00
2 2 3.00-301.50

-

-

-

_

_

_

44
44

-

-

20

13
13

-

-

24
24

-

-

64
64

-

-

52
52

-

-

38
38

99

-

18
18

20

-

21

-

-

”

”

“

"

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

253
207

39. 0
3 9 .5

282.50
283.00

274.50
2 75.00

250.0 0 -3 18 .5 0
2 5 0.00-318.50

-

_

-

_

_

3
3

2
1

4
1

18
13

37
30

48
43

37

33
22

44
39

21
18

6
4

-

-

-

-

-

33

1A 1

3' * 3

DRAFTERS,

CLASS

class

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

ELECTRONICS

c

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

-

-

_

_

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

~

-

-

-

-

-

16
4

25
9
16
-

39
10
29
i

1
8

3

23
3
20
1
~

-

12
1
-

16
5
11

17
-

1
i

-

u

12

29

31
19
12

43

11

17

-

“

13
16
8

7
6
1

26
23
3

-

25

“
-

“

“

-

-

-

-

“

-

-

-

-

~

1*

11

5

See footnotes at end of ta b le s .




24
10
14

-

16

28
15

6

23
13
10

-

-

-

-

-

7
i

-

“

-

-

-

-

-

-

~

-

~

"
-

-

-

~

-

-

-

-

”

"

“
“

”

-

-

-

-

■

'

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

"

-

3
3

-

“

“

“

Table A -10. A verage w e e k ly earnings of o ffic e , professional, and technical w orkers, by sex—large estab lish m en ts
in Philadelphia, P a .—N .J ., Novem ber 1978
Average
(mean2)

Sex, 3 occupation, and industry division

Weekly
(standard)

OFFICE

OCCUPATIONS

-

Weekly
earnings1
(standard)

Sex, 3 occupation, and industry division

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

592
203

ACCOU NTING C L E R K S . C LASS A —
M A N U F A C T U R I N G -----------------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G -----------------------P U B L I C U T I L I T I E S -------------------

229

ACCOU NTING C LE R K S t C L A S S B —
N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G ------------------------

363
116

142

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

$
1 51.50
1 4 4.0 0
157.50

3 9 .0
3 9 .0

293
1 32
161

309.00
309.00

3 9 .5

276.00
238.50

3 9 .0
3 9 .0
3 9 .5
3 9 .0
40 .0

2 69.00

3 9 .5
3 9 .5

2 81.00
2 43.50

289.50
235.50
332.50

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

3 9 .5

287.00

T A B U L A T IN G -M A C H IN E OPERA TORS - M A N U F A C T U R I N G ------------------------------

3 9 .5
9 0 .0

3 9 .9

Weekly
earnings1
(standard)

Sex, 3 occupation, and industry division

OFFICE OCCUPATIONS
WOMEN— C O N T I N U E D

O F F IC E OC CUPATIO NS
WOMEN— C O N T I N U E D
SECRETARIES

-

CONTINUED
2 . 345
1.486
859
66
96
597

S E C R E T A R IE S . CLASS D M A N U F A C T U R I N G -------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G -------PU B LIC U T I L I T I E S - R E T A I L T RA DE -----------F I N A N C E -----------------------

$
38. 5 206.03
3 9 .0 2 1 9 .5 0
3 7 .5 1 8 3 .0 0
4 0 .0 2 7 9.0 0
37. 5 165.53
37. 0 17 4.0 0

879
7 11
3 01
231

39. 0
3 9 .5
38. 9
3 8 .5
3 7 .5

203.00
206.50
198.50
246.50
14 4.5 0

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

933
384
549
249
196

38. 5
3 9 .5
3 8 .0
3 8 .5
37. 5

1 9 8.5 0
2 09.00
191.50
2 35.00
1 4 3.5 0

STE N OGRAPH E R S. SE N IO R
M A N U F A C T U R I N G -------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G -------

657
495
162

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

209.00
205.00
2 2 2 .0 0

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

157.50
1 73.50
145.00
2 36.00
1 5 3.0 0
1 30.50
1 53.50

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

260.00

TAB ULATIN G -M AC H IN E OPERATORSt
C L A S S R -------------------------------------------

Weekly
(standard)

MEN

M ESSE NG ERS ------------------------------------------M A N U F A C T U R I N G -----------------------------N O N H A N U F A C T U R I N G ------------------------

Average
(mean2)

Average
(mean2)

FILE

CLER KS

-

Number
of
workers

Weekly
hours1
standard)

Weekly
earnings1
(standard)

-

C ONT INUE D

F IL E CLERKS. CLASS C
N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G ------F I N A N C E ----------------------

613
568
536

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

125.00
124.00
121.00

M ESSE NGE RS -------------------------M A N U F A C T U R I N G -------------

238
1 34

3 9 .9
3 9 .5

166.00
166.50

SUITCHROARO OPERATORS
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 -•
PUB LIC U T I L I T I E S
R E T A I L T RA DE -----F I N A N C E ------------------

456
215
24 1
53
104
62

3 9 .0
3 9 .5
3 8 .5
3 9 .3
3 8 .5
38. 0

192.50
2 1 2.00
1 75.09
252.00
1 46.00
1 59.50

S W IT C H R O A R O 0 PE R A T O P - R E C E P T I 0 N I S T 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 --------------------------------

1 28
75
53

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

1 83.00
2 01.50
157.00

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

156
1 36

3 8 .5
3 8 .5

184.00
1 93.00

55

3 8 .0

222.50

1 01
98

3 9 .0
3 9 .0

163.50
163.50

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

184.00
2 1 2.50
168.00
2 8 0 .0 .7
159.00
151.00
2 06.50
2 36.00
187.50
2 9 4.00
1 77.50
171.00

2 23.50

PAYROLL

CLER KS

296.50

2 . 3 00
1.009|
1.291

TYPISTS

OFFICE

OC CUPAT IO NS

-

WOMEN

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

232.50
243.00
2 12.50
31 1.5 0
2 90.00
1 9 3.0 0
218.50

S E C R E T A R I E S . CLAS S A
M A N U F A C T U R I N G ----------NONMANUFACTURING
PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S
R E T A I L T RAD E ---------

637
436
201
92
51

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

282.00
276.00
295.50
321.00
237.59

S E C R E T A R IE S . CLASS R
M A N U F A C T U R I N G ----------NONMANUFACTURING —
P UB LIC U T I L I T I E S
R E T A I L T RADE --------F I N A N C E -------------------

1.912
1.168
744
1 14
1 75
382

3 9 .0
3 9 .5
3 8 .0
39. 0
3 8 .0
37. 5

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

2.889
2 .02 0
869

3 9 .0
3 9 .5
37. 5
3 9 .9
3 7 .5
3 8 .5

2 29.00

NONMANUFACTURING — ■
PU B LIC U T I L I T I E S
F I N A N C E ------------------S E R V I C E S -----------------

Se e

fo ot no te s

o

7.95 3
5.18 0
2 .77 3
3 38
486
1.679
189

oc
fO

S E C R E T A R I E S ---------------------M A N U F A C T U R I N G ----------NONMANUFACTURING
P UB LIC U T I L I T I E S
R E T A I L TR ADE --------F I N A N C E ------------------S E R V I C E S -----------------

----------------------------m a n u f a c t u r in g
---------NONMAN UFACTURING —
PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S
R E T A I L T RADE -------F I N A N C E -----------------S E R V I C E S ----------------

1 06
1 04
865
213
964
3 94

1.336
615
72 1
27
97
481

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

14 7.0 0

252.00

T Y P I S T S . C L A S S B ----M A N U F A C T U R I N G --------NONMANUFACTURING - PU B LIC U T I L I T I E S
R E T A I L T RAOE ------' F I N A N C E ------------------

2 58.50
242.50
3 33.00
210.00
2 24.00

F I L E C L E R K S -------------------M A N U F A C T U R I N G --------NONMAN UFACTURING —
F I N A N C E ------------------

1 « 379
170
1.209
1.143

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

1 33.50
1 7 4.0 0
1 28.09
1 25.50

F IL E CLERKS. CLASS <
NONMANUFACTURING —
F I N A N C E ------------------

139
104
89

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

161.53
1 46.59
143.53

F IL E CLERKS. CLASS f
M A N U F A C T U R I N G --------NONMANUFACTURING —
F I N A N C E ------------------

627
90
537
518

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

135.50
17 8.0 0
12 8.5 0
127.50

2 42.50
198.50
2 92.50
185.00
2 31.00

570
79
3 84

100

at end of t a bl es .




3 8 .0 1 7 2 . 0 0
3 8 .5 192.50
3 7 .5 1 5 8.0 0
3 9 . 5 |2 4 1 . 0 0
3 7 .3 13 8.5 0
3 8 .9 1 66.50

T Y P I S T S . C L A S S A ----M A N U F A C T U R I N G --------NONMANUFACTURING —
P UB LIC U T I L I T I E S
F I N A N C E -----------------S E R V I C E S ----------------

26

OROER

CLERKS.

CLA SS

A -----------------------

ORDER C L E R K S . C L A S S B
M A N U F A C T U R I N G ------------A C C O U N T 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 -----------------P U B L I C U T I L I T I E S ------------R E T A I L T RA DE ---------------------F I N A N C E ---------------------------------

2.27 3
810
1 .46 3
1 50
644
620

ACCOUNTING C L E R K S . C L A S S A
M A N U F A C T U R I N G -----------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G -----------------P U R L I C U T I L I T I E S ------------R E T A I L T R AD E ---------------------F I N A N C E ---------------------------------

969

3 8 .5

376
593
67
236
266

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

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

1.304
4 34
870
83
408
354

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

P A Y R O L L 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 -----------------P U B L I C U T I L I T I E S ------------R E T A I L T RA DE ---------------------F I N A N C E --------------------------------

389
182
207
34
84
6f

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

161.50

134.50
221.50
151.00
1 24.50

167.00
192.00
154.50
2 6 8.50
38. 7 1 48.00
3 8 .5
1 35.50
195.00
217.00
176.50
218.00
161.50
1 76.00

T ab le A -1 0 . A verag e w ee k ly earnings of o ffic e , professional, and technical w o rke rs , by sex—large establishm ents
in Philadelphia, Pa. —N .J ., Novem ber 1978— Continued
Average
(mean2)

Sex, 3 occupation, an d industry division

OFFICE OCCUPATIONS
UOMEN— C O N T I N U E D
K EY

Weekly
hours4

Weekly
earnings1
(standard)

-

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

2.352
9 32
1*420
2 24
541
585
57

3 8 .5
39. 0
3 8 .0
3 9 .5
3 8 .5
3 7 .0
3 6 .5

183.50
1 97.00
1 75.00
2 51.50
174.00
1 48.50
148.00

KEY E N T R Y O P E R A T O R S * C L A S S A —
M A N U F A C T U R I N G ---------------------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G ---------------------------F I N A N C E -------------------------------------------

1.111
546
565
264

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

20 2.5 0
2 0 9.0 0
196.00
1 62.50

KEY E N T R Y O P E R A T O R S * C L A S S B —
M A N U F A C T U R I N G ---------------------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G ---------------------------P U B L I C U T I L I T I E S ----------------------F I N A N C E ------------------------------------------S E R V I C F S ----------------------------------------PR O FE SS IO N AL and
OCCUPATIONS

1.241
3 86
855

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

843
376
467
244

C O MP U T E R S Y S T E M S A N A L Y S T S
( B U S I N E S S ) * C L A S S A --------------------M A N U F A C T U R I N G ---------------------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G ---------------------------F I N A N C E -------------------------------------------

527
199
328
146

C O MP U T E R S Y S T E M S A N A L Y S T S
( B U S I N E S S ) . C L A S S B --------------------M A N U F A C T U R I N G ----------------------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G ---------------------------F I N A N C E -------------------------------------------

100

C O MP U T E R P ROGRAMMERS
CONTINUED

(B U S IN E S S )

1.027
387
640
208
63
299

ELECTRONICS

-

C O MP UT E R P ROGRAMMERS ( B U S I N E S S ) .
C L A S S B --------------------------------------------------M A N U F A C T U R I N G -------------------------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G ------------------------------F I N A N C E ---------------------------------------------C OMP UT E R PROGRAMMERS ( B U S I N E S S ) t
C L A S S C -----------------------------------------------NONMANUF ACT UR I N G -----------------------------

394
144
250

38. 0
3 9 .0
3 7 .5
3 7 .5

$
333.50
3 37.50
331.00
282.50

1 61
1 22

3 8 .5
3 8 .5

2 80.00
279.50

C OMP UT E R PR OGRA MME RS ( B U S I N E S S )
C L A S S A -----------------------------------------------M A N U F A C T U R I N G ----------------------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G ---------------------------F I N A N C E -------------------------------------------

472
204
268
1 85

C OMP UT E R O P E R A T O R S ----M A N U F A C T U R I N G --------NON MANUFACTURING - PU BLIC U T I L I T I E S
R E T A I L T RADE ------F I N A N C E ------------------

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

242.00
253.00
2 3 1.50
285.50
235.00
212.50

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

2 75.50
2 89.00
2 60.00
236.00

C O MP UT E R O P E R A T O R S .
MAN UFACTURING — - —
NONMANUFACTURING - R E T A I L T RADE ------F I N A N C E ------------------

3 8 .5 2 3 4.5 0
39. 3 240.00
3 7 .5 23 0.5 0
3 8 .0 238.0 0
3 7 .0 218.0 0

C O MP UT E R O P E R A T O R S .
M A N U F A C T U R I N G --------NONMAN UFACTURING - F I N A N C F ------------------

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

1 96.00
205.50
1 87.00
172.50

3 7 .5
3 7 .0

439.00
449.00
433.00
3 88.50

3 7 .5
3 7 .0

39 2.0 0
414.00
36 2.0 0
34 0.0 0

D R A F T E R S --------------------------M A N U F A C T U R I N G --------NONMANUFACTURING —
PU B LIC U T I L I T I E S

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

3 19.00
329.00
264.00
298.00

3 03.50

DRAFTERS. CLASS A - M A N U F A C T U R I N G --------NON MANUFACTURING - -

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

3 5 8.5 0
364.00
304.00

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

4 0 .0
4 0 .0

3 0 3.5 0
308.00

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

4 0 .0 228.5 0
40. 3 234.00

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

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

34 3.0 0

353.00
3 3 7.0 0
3 90.50
3 23.50
3 13.00

3 7 2.5 0
377.00
369.00
33 8.0 0

4 0 .0
4 0 .0

ELECTRONICS TECH NICIANS
M A N U F A C T U R I N G -------------E L E C T R O N I C S T E C H N I C I A N S . C L A S S AM A N U F A C T U R I N G --------------------------------------

at end of t a b l e s .

27

Sex, 3 occupation, and industry division

Weekly
houis
[standard)

Weekly
earnings1
(standard)

P R O F E S S I O N A L AND T E C H N I C A L
O C C U P A T I O N S - MEN— C O N T I N U E D

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

413.50
4 23.50
405.00
36 0.0 0

77

C OMP UT E R P RO GRA MME RS ( B U S I N E S S ) M A N U F A C T U R I N G ---------------------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G ---------------------------P U B L I C U T I L I T I E S ----------------------R E T A I L T R A D E -------------------------------F I N A N C F -------------------------------------------




Weekly
earnings1
(standard)

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

239
139

C O MP U T E R S Y S T E M S A N A L Y S T S
( B U S I N E S S ) . C L A S S C ---------------------

fo o tn o te s

Weekly'
hours
(standard)

C O MP UT E R O P E R A T O R S .
M A N U F A C T U R I N G ---------NONMAN UFACTURING —
F I N A N C E ------------------

MEN

C O MP U TE R S Y S T E M S A N A L Y S T S
( B U S I N E S S ) --------------------------------------------M A N U F A C T U R I N G ---------------------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G ---------------------------F I N A N C E -------------------------------------------

See

1 6 7.0 0
1 80.00
1 61.00
2 2 7.5 0
1 37.50
146.50

t e c h n ic a l

-

Sex, 3 occupation, and industry division

PR OFE SSION AL
OCCUPATIONS -

Average
(mean2)

Ave « g e
(mean4)

T ----------------------------------------------

312.50
269.50

4 0 .0
4 0 .0

2 97.50
2 94.50

TECH NICIANS

-

C uNT lN UE O

E L E C T R O N IC S T E C H N I C I A N S . CLA SS 8 M A N U F A C T U R I N G --------------------------------------

369
293

4 0 .0
4 0 .0

$

281.50
257.00

P R O F E S S I O N A L AND T E C H N I C A L
O C C U P A T I O N S - UOMEN

( B U S I N E S S ) ---------------M A N U F A C T U R I N G ----NONM A N U F A C T U R I N G
F I N A N C E --------------

3 89.00
205
115

3 8 .5
3 7 .5

410.50
3 81.00
3 28.50

C OMP UT ER S Y S T E M S A N A L Y S T S
( B U S I N E S S ) . C L A S S A ---------NON** ANUF A C T U R I N G ----------------

162
126

3 7 .5
3 7 .5

436.50
435.50

C O MP UT E R S Y S T E M S A N A L Y S T S
( R U S I N E S S ) . C L A S S B ---------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G ----------------

51

3 7 .5
3 7 .0

350.00
31 4.0 0

3 8 .0
3 8 .5
3 7 .0
3 7 .G

3 11.00
3 2 0.0 0
3 05.00
292.00

C OMP UT ER PROGRAMMERS ( B U S I N E S S ) i
C L A S S A ------------------------------------------------M A N U F A C T U R I N G -----------------------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G ----------------------------F I N A N C E --------------------------------------------

3 7 .5
3 8 .0
3 7 .0
37.0

35 2.0 0
3 68.50
33 9.5 0
33 2.0 0

C OMP UT E R PROGRAMMERS ( R U S l N E S S ) i
C L A S S B ------------------------------------------------M A N U F A C T U R I N G -----------------------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G -----------------------------

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

3 14.00
3 0 3.5 0
322.50

C OMP UT E R P ROGRAMMERS ( B U S I N E S S ) i
C L A S S C ------------------------------------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G -----------------------------

3 7 .5
37 .0

237.50
227.50

COMP UT ER O P E R A T O R S ------------------------------M A N U F A C T U R I N G ----------------------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G -----------------------------

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

22 7.0 0
242.00
2 1 8.0 0

C OMP UT ER O P E R A T O R S . C L A S S B ------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G -----------------------------

3 8 .0
3 7 .5

228.00
214.50

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

3 9 .0
40 .0

25 7.5 0
257.50

COMP UT F R P ROGRAMMERS ( B U S I N E S S ) —
M A N U F A C T U R I N G -----------------------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G ----------------------------F I N A N C E ---------------------------------------------

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

3 62
149
213
1 35

249
2 04

283.00
28 3.5 0

Table A-11.

Hourly earnings of m a in ten an ce, to o lro o m , and p o w e rp la n t w o rk e rs —large establishm ents

in Philadelphia, P a.—N .J ., Novem ber 1978
N u m b e r o f w o r k e r s r e c e i v i n g s t r a i g h t - t i m e h o u r l y e a rn in gs of—

Hourly earnings 4

4
1 . 30

Oc cupation and in d us tr y d i v i s i o n
workers

Mean 2

Median 2

Middle range 2

4
3 . 50

4

4

4

3.70

3 .90

4 .10

4 . 30

4
5.10

4
5.50

$
5.90

4
6 .30

4
6 .70

4
7 .10

4
7 .50

$
7.90

4

4

4

4

4

4

4

8.39

8 . 70

9 .10

9 . 50

9 . 9 0 1 0 . 3010 . 7 0 1 1 . 1 0

4

iH
n
3.70

-

3.90

4 .10

4 .70

5.10

2
2
-

4 .30

5
~

5 .50

5.90

6 . 30

6 .70

7 .10

7 .50

7 .90

8.3 3

2

5
2
3

12
7
5

13
11
2

75
49
26

59
57
2
1

23
22
1

30
1

-

-

8 .70

9 . 10

9 .50

31
28
3
2

46
35
11
9

120
120
_

9 . 9 3 1 0 . 3 0 1 0 . 7011 . 1 0

over

UORKERS
$
fl. 5 0
8.20
9.15
10. 1 7

$
8.
8.
10.
10.

76
37
37
37

$
$
7. 24- 9.
7 . 2 4 - 9.
7 .0 9- 1 0.
1 0 .3 7 - 10.

38
31
37
37

-

8.
8.
9.
9.

55
37
86
63

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

51
32
15
63

-

-

-

-

-

-

1 29

8.57
8 .39
9 .51
9 .58

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

322
247
75

8.08
8.1 3
7.9Q

8 . 10
8 .13
7. 5J

6 . 9 8 - 9. 20
7 . 2 4 - 9 . 10
6 . 0 9 - 1 0 . 75

-

-

-

“

”

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

1.528
1.377

8.77
8 .68

9 . 20
8 . 76

8.10 8 .04 -

9 . 52

-

-

9. 46

“

1 51

9 .67

1 0 . 15

MAINTENANCE MECHANICS (MACHINERY) M A N U F A C T U R I N G -------------------------

1.591
1.558

7.87
7 .85

8.03
8 . 03

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

GUI
3 71
1 70
105

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

1.848
1.544
304

RET AIL

4
4 .70

and
under
3.50

ALL

$

TRA n E ---------------------

“
-

-

-

5

-

2

7

1

8
-

1

2

8 . 61
8 . 55

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

93

-

-

97
82
15
15

300
300

157
45
112

21
-

2
-

-

2 38
1 64
74
66

-

21
21

2
2

48
34
14
6

73
64
9

6
5
1

_

_

20

_

-

-

-

-

-

-

20
52
52

2

7

8
8

-

-

-

-

~

“

~

135
133
2
1

167
164
3

117

190

239

112
P

176
14
9

220
19

14
11
3

9
3
6

43
33
10

37
36
1

22
22

2
-

-

42
40
2

2

36
33
3

15
15

63
63

24
24

185
178

24
17

142
133

242
233

56
56

310
308

2 67
265

13 1
16

9
9

7

9

9

-

2

2

1 15

-

-

-

-

-

4
4

4
4

-

4
4

12
12

172
172

222
222

62
6?

329
329

264
264

89
56

173
173

59
59

_

_

_

_

-

-

-

-

6
6
-

3?
-

10 1
13
88
86

103
46
57
57

48
14
34
23

175
80
95
46

2 28
87
1 41
1 41

9
-

-

-

-

27
27

66
62

125
125

230
222

84
84

410
407

5?
49

37

7

27
27

170
170

1

8

-

719
262
457
395

9 .00
9 .04
8 .98
8 .94

9.
9.
9.
8.

23
33
23
99

8. 508 .6 38 .2 98.28 -

0. 55
9. 55

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

1.239
1.176

8 .65
8 .58

8 . 64
8 . 63

8 .3 98.09 -

9 . 33
9 . 31

28

145
145

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

215
217

7 .97
7 .93

7 . 34
7 . 34

7.20 7 . 2 4-

8. 63
8 . 63

5
5

39
30

77
77

1
1

9
8

56
56

1
1

36
36

3
3

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

6 31
611

8 .58
8 .58

9 . 20
9 . 20

7.66 7.6 6-

9. 4 1
9. 4 1

3
3

41
41

94
94

22

109
109

10
10

12
12

323
323

17
17

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

363
246
117

7 .21
7 .47
6 .68

7.71
8 . 07
7 . 71

6 .55 6. 746 .17 -

8 .14
8. 19
7 . 71

34
22
12

7

14

3
4

32
29
3

47
-

16 1
153
8

15
5
10

MACHINE-TOOL OPERATORS (TOOLROOM) M A N U F A C T U R I N G -------------------------

215
215

7 .55
7.55

7 . 25
7 . 25

6 .7 9-

10
10

-

21
21

56
56

45
45

11
ii

_

6 . 7 9-

8 .45
8 . 45

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

1.099
1,099

8 • 17
8 .37

8 . 24
8 . 24

7. 907 .90 -

9 . 52
9 . 52

8
8

49
49

154
154

47
47

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

570
379
1 91

8 .33
8 . 34
8 . 32

8 . 68
8 . 55
8.83

7. 157.15 7.31 -

4 .31

67
56
11

45
43
2

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

16 1
140

7 . 94

8 . 20
8 . 00

6.65 6.50 -

8.60
8 . 60

-

4
4

See fo o tn o te s

7 .73

9. 55
9. 59

5
5

2
2

-

6
6

10
10

1

-

1

16
13
3

2
i
i

5
2
3

-

-

“
7

24

17

i
6

13
11

-

-

17
17

22
22

-

-

1

17

“

”

“

i

-

-

-

-

4
4

28

8
3

3
2
1

-

"

° . 20
9 . 50

11

11
11

-

at end of ta b l e s .




-

98
87
11

'

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

101
2
99

-

10

25
19
6

1 0 . 1 5 - 1 0. 1 5
7 .13 7.06 -

10

17
16
1
1

-

fl
4

6
6
_

7

8

12

2

-

2

31

10
4

32
32
30

2?

_

_

_

9
9

-

_
-

-

-

-

9
9

_

19

-

13
_

-

1

-

_

-

_

_

_

_

-

-

-

-

_
_
-

_

_

_

_

_
_

_

_
_

-

-

-

-

-

-

31
31

19
19

.

_

_

_

-

22
22

-

-

281
281

155
155

68
68

38
38

2 86
2 86

35
25
10

33
26
7

65
37
28

83
79
4

99
64
35

66
8
58

18
18

23
14

40
40

8
8

13
13

47

-

_

_
20
20
12

2
2

-

-

_

_

-

-

_

_

-

-

-

-

_

_

5
5

_

T a b le A -12.

H ourly earnings of m aterial m ovem ent and custodial w o rk e rs —large establishm ents

in Philadelphia, Pa. —N .J ., Novem ber 1978
Hourly earnings

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

4

4

4

4

3 . 50

3

70

3.90

4.3 0

5 .90

6 .30

S
6.7 0

5

3 .30

4
5 .50

s

3.10

S
5 .10

4

2 .90

4
4 .70

S

2 .70

7 . 10

7 . 50

7.9 0

8 . 30

8.70

9 .10

9.50

9 .90

2 .70

2 .90

3 .10

3 .30

3.50

3 .70

3

90

A • 30

4 .7 0

5 .10

5 .50

5.90

6 .30

6 .70

7 .10

7 .50

7 .90

8.30

8 . 70

9 .10

9 .50

9.9Q

o ve r

10
10
-

24
24
-

2
2
-

5
4

10
10

57
57

39
29

~

~

“

“

to
10

1 57
1 22
35
29

3 45
34
311
3 08

1112
42
10 70
645

290
290

16

“

22
22

150
92
58
57

21

-

29
12
17
17

290
-

-

90
46
44
44

41
19

-

6
2
4
4

3
3

1
1

10

-

-

1

6

4

-

9

21

14

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Number
2 .60

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

ALL

Mean 2

Median 2

Middle ange 2

*

TRUCKDRIVERS.

LIGHT
nonmanufacturing:
PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S

$
8.83
7 .51
9 . 20
9 .13

s

s

513
1.B86
1.A27

9 . 45
8 .13
9 . 45
9 . 45

8 . 5 36 .5 1 -

-•

74

5 . 68

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

37

6 . 59

T RUCK

T R U C K D R I V E R S . MEDI UM T R UC K •
M A N U F A C T U R I N G -------------------------T R U C K D R I V E R S . H E A V Y TRUCK
( T R A I L E R ! ----------------------------------M A N U F A C T U R I N G -------------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G --------------------

and
under

2 * 399

231
170

1.231

7 .66
7 .50

8.82 8 . 8 2-

$
9.
8.
9.
9.

45
50
45
45

-

8

“

”

~

6 . 50

4.51 -

6.81

-

8

*

6 . 76

6 .7 6-

6.81

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

1

-

4

-

-

4

21

7

-

-

-

-

-

-

8 .13
8 .13

7.13 6 .8 0 -

8 . 24
8 . 53

-

-

-

-

-

24
24

-

2
2

-

-

2
2

9
9

4
3

14
14

9
9

19
19

“

30
30

_

'

106
48

_

'

7
5

-

-

-

7
7

4
4

_

-

13
13

7
7

34
34

63
28
35

311

8
-

-

4
4

109
1.122

9 . 20
7 .98
9 . 32

9 . 45
8 . 20
9 . 45

8 .8 27 .4 08 . 8 2-

9. 45
8 . 59
9. 82

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

1 47
1 12

6 .64
6 .49

6 .65
6 . 34

6.09 -

7 . 18
6 . 74

-

-

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

549

6 . 41
6 .41
6 . 23
6 . 10

5 . 4 25 .9 04 .4 8-

7.
7.
7.
7.

-

2

245
3 04
2 86

6 .33
6 .74
6.00
5 .85

-

-

“

2
2

S H I P P I N G AND 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 --------------------

249
1 90
59

6 . 26
5.91

6 .29
6 . 21
8 .03

5 .51 5 . 6 25 .4 4 -

6 . 64
6 . 29

-

-

-

-

-

-

7 . 38

8. 95

“

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

1*477
309
1 t 168
266

7 .88
6.82
8 . 16
7 .47

8 . 80
6.66
8 . 80
7 . 50

6 .8 6 6 . 4 37.69 -

80
68
80
08

-

-

-

-

6 .15 -

8.
7.
8.
9.

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

7 . 01
5 .76
7 .51

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

1.209
347
862
723

7 .05

7.
5.
8.
8.

61
35
44
44

4 . 9 84 . 7 35.13 4 . 9 8-

8.
7.
8.
8.

44
16
44
44

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

567
444

5 .58
5 .66

5 .68
5 .74

4 .8 9 4 . 8 8-

6. 23
6 . 32

MA T E R I A L HANOLI NG LABORERS
M A N U F A C T U R I N G -------------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G -------------------R E T A I L T R A D E ------------------------

2*884
1*095
1 * 789
1 . 500

6 .18
6.81
5.79
5 .44

6 . 42
6 . 86
5.78
5 .17

4 . 7 76. 223 .40 3 .20 -

7.
7.
7.
7.

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

2 . 574
2.06 9
505
414

7.12
6 .93
7 .88
7 .70

7 . 02
6.99
7 . 93
7 . 93

6. 326 .3 1 7 . 9 3-

7.
7.
8.
8.

T R ADE

S H I P P I N G PACKERS
MANUFACTURI NG

RETAIL

TRAOE

S e e fo o tn o te s

i —

WORKERS

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

RETAIL

4

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

5.86 -

4 . 4 3-

7 . 6 8-

83
92
65
42

-

-

-

-

-

1

7

4

3

17

21

25

-

-

-

-

7
7

4

3
3

6
15
15

25
5
20
20

9
9

13
9
4

21
21

5
4

“

1

8
8

4

10
10

4
-

9
9

2
2
”

76
65
76
76

35

106

35
35

106
106

93
73
73
59

-

-

-

-

-

39

-

4
4

~

-

?i
18

“

8
8

“

-

4
4
-

“

-

-

311
-

498
12
486
_

5
5

29 3
-

-

290

-

_

_

-

189
2
187
187

76

62

62
87
15
15

68
26
42
42

28
18
10
10

21
10
11
11

94

68

2

10

23
71
71

62
6

1
1

-

-

_

_

10

-

_

_

-

-

-

-

-

-

13
1
12

19
18
1

81
81

26
26

_

7
6
1

1
-

9
_

_

_

-

-

-

-

25
15
10

20

-

1

9

20

-

-

-

3

3
3

125
17
108
108

1 56
1 34
2?
15

70
42
28

81
14
67

1 21
20
1 01
14

75 1
11
740
84

_

_

-

-

_

-

_

-

55
46
9
9

_

-

51
1
50
36

-

-

-

19
4
15

53
53

39

9
9

_

5
3
2

-

39
39

91
23
68

55

-

-

4 20
10
4 10
393

-

-

_

.

_

_

-

-

-

-

1 23

37

3

-

-

2
-

-

-

-

_

_

_

_

15

33
33

28
27

112
45

63
35

117
11 2

54
47

48
43

16
15

15
11

43
39

27
10

2 96
66
180
180

95
62
33
33

269
87
182
96

190
151
39
39

154
86
68
40

160
15 1
9
9

115
63
52
52

718
273
445
445

12
11
1
1

1 86
1 22
64
12

-

-

_

17
17

25
5
20
20

123
15

37
22

_

_

-

-

381
354
27
27

410
405
5
5

1 45
1 42
3
3

37 1
359

248
78
170
170

3 30
237

1 37
-

_

_

_

93
39

1 37
10 0

-

-

76
76

62
62

34
34

4
4

-

-

-

-

5

44

211

199

89

-

-

“

5

18
30

195
16

193
6

83
6

30

16

6

6

29

_

17
12
5
5

25
6
19
19

-

22
17

36
26
10
10

34

9
8

-

57
41
16
16

13

50
30
20
20

4
4

”

-

26
5
21
20

25

81
6
35
35

8
8

”

-

19

4
3

29
24

279
84
195
1 95

18
18

18
18
-

4

i

24
24

26

22
20

16
6
10
10

27
26
1
1

10
10
-

a t end o f ta b le s .




-

17
17

26

-

-

3
9

-

3

1

5

-

12
12

-

-

_

-

52

_
-

_

.

-

-

-

-

-

_

Table A -12. Hourly earnings of m aterial m ovem ent and custodial w o rke rs —large establishm ents
in Philadelphia, P a .—N .J ., Novem ber 197 8 — Continued




30

T ab le A -13. Average hourly earnings of m aintenance, toolroom , p o w erp lan t, m aterial m o vem en t
and custodial w orkers, by sex—large establishm ents in P hiladelphia, P a.—N .J ., Novem ber 1978
S e x , 3 o c c u p a t i o n , and in d u st r y d i v i s i o n

Number
of
workers

(mean2 )
hourly
earnings 4

F O * E k P l A imT

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

535
365
1 70
105

$
8 . 50
8. 20
9.15
10. 1 7

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

1 .810
1.506
3 04
1 29

8 . 58
8 . 39
9.51
9 . 58

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

3 16
242
74

8 . 08
8. 13
7 . 91

maintenance

p a in t e r s

M A I N T E N A N C E M A C H I N I S T S ------------------------M A N U F A C T U R I N G -------------------------------------nonmanuf a c t u r in g :
P U B L I C U T I L I T I E S ---------------------------

1 . 5 20
1 * 369

8 . 78
8. 68

1 51

9 .67

MA I NT E NA NC E MECHANI CS ( M A C H I N E R Y ) M A N U F A C T U R I N G --------------------------------------

1.503
1 .470

7 . 85

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

719
262
457
395

9.00
9 . 04
8 . 98
8. 9a

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

1.195
1 .132

8 . 66
8 . 59

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

230
212

7. 97
7. 9?

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

6 31
631

8 .58
8 . 58

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

361
244
117

7 .21
7. A7
6 . 68

M A C H I N E - T O O L OP ERA TORS ( T OOL R OOM) M A N U F A C T U R I N G --------------------------------------

214
214

7 . 56
7. 56

maintenance

( MOT OR

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

T OOL AND D I F MAKERS -------------------------------M A N U F A C T U R I N G -------------------------------------S T A T I O N A R Y F N G I N E E R S ----------------------------M A N U F A C T U R I N G -------------------------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G --------------------------------

Pic N —

TUuLRGUM* AND
OCCUPATIONS CONTINUED

TRUCKDRI VERS*

7.73

LIGHT
:
UTILITIES

TRUCK

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

2.381
513
1 . 868
1.439
66

8.84
7.51
9.21

5.63

nonmanuf a c t u r i n g

PUBLIC

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

7.82

1 .999
1 .09 9
567
379
1 88

8 . 37
8. 37
8 .33
8 . 34
8 . 30

T R U C K D R I V F R S * MEDI UM TRUCK --------M A N U F A C T U R I N G ------------------------------------

Average
hourly
e ami ngs4

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

2.532
1.055
1.477
1.188

$
6 .70
6.82
5.92
5.50

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

2.419
1 . 92 1
498
A 07

7. 1 3
6.93
7.92
7.73

7 39

6.8 1

14 4
261

4.4 2
4.75

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

685

6 . P5

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

3.366
2.085
1.281
375
508
135

5.61
6.1 5
4.73
6.14
3.94
4.74

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

205

4.84

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

254
160

5.34
5.50

M A T E R I A L H A N D L I N G L A B O R E R S ---------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G -------------------------------r e ta il
T RADE ------------------------------------

345
312
312

5 . 32
5 . 20
5 . 20

GUARDS AND WATCHMEN!
MA N U F A C T U R I N G -------------------------------------n o n m a n uf ACTURING!
R E T A I L T R ADE -----------------------------------F I N A N C E -----------------------------------------------

6.73
231
170

7.66

:
MA N U F A C T U R I N G

7.50
JANITORS.

T R U C K D R I V E R S * HE AV Y TRUCK
( T R A I L E R ) -------------------------------------------MA N U F A C T U R I N G ----------------------------------N O N MA N U F A C T U R I N G -----------------------------

1 * 2 31
109
1*122

9 . 20
7 . 98
9 . 32

S H I P P I N G C L E R K S -------------------------------------MA N U F A C T U R I N G -----------------------------------

1 38
106

6.63
6.50

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

523
242
281
263

6 . 39
6.74
6.08
5.92

S H I P P I N G AND 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 -----------------------------

234

6 . 30
5.9a

WAREHOUSEMEN -------------------------------------------MA N U F A C T U R I N G ----------------------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G ----------------------------P U B L I C U T I L I T I F S ------------------------

1*472
3 07
1*165
265

7. 89

ORDER F I L L E R S -----------------------------------------MA N U F A C T U R I N G ----------------------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G ----------------------------R E T A I L t r a d e ---------------------------------

1.004
306
698
559

7. a5
6 .00
8.08
7.63

P U B L I C U T I L I T I E S --------------------------R E T A I L T RAOE -----------------------------------F I N A N C F -----------------------------------------------

M A T E R I A L MOVEMENT
OCCUPATI ONS

ORDER
175
59

7 . 38

6.82
8. 17

FILLERS

S H I P P I N G P ACKERS
MA N U F A C T U R I N G

S H I P P I N G PACKERS
MA N U F A C T U R I N G

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

31

313
284

AND C U S T O D I A L
- WOMEN

7. a7
JANITORS.

S e e fo o t n o t e s at end of t a bl es .




$
7.9tt

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

of
workers

M A T E R I A L MOVEMENT AND C U S T O D I A L
O C C U P A T I O N S - MEN— C O N T I N U E D

161
140

B O I L E R T E ND E R S —
MANUFACTURI NG

Number

Se x , 3 o cc u p a ti o n, and in d u s tr y d i v i s i o n

guards

mechanics

VEHICLES)

Average
mean2 )
hourly
earnings4

o cc u p a t io n , and i n d u s t r y d i v i s i o n

rt A I i\T E i\ A N CL •
j
i

M A I N T E N A N C E * T OOL ROOM* AND
P O U E R P L A N T O C C U P A T I O N S - MEN
maintenance

Se x ,

5.78

5.7a

P O R T E R S . AND C L E A N E R S ------------------------------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G -------------------------------P U B L I C U T I L I T I E S --------------------------R E T A I L T R ADE -----------------------------------F I N A N C E -----------------------------------------------

manufacturing

1.025
436
589
137
150
1 24

5.12
6.08

4.4 0
5.37
3 . 87

4.4 4

Footnotes

1 Standard ho ur s r e f l e c t the w o r k w e e k f o r w h ich e m p l o y e e s r e c e i v e
th eir regu lar s traigh t-tim e sa la ries
( e x c l u s i v e o f pay f o r o v e r t i m e at
r e g u l a r and/or p r e m i u m r a t e s ) , and the e a r n i n g s c o r r e s p o n d to th es e
w e e k l y hours.
2 T h e m e a n is c om pute d f o r eac h jo b b y to ta lin g the e a r n in g s o f a l l
w o r k e r s and d iv id in g by 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 sig n a te s
p o s itio n — ha lf o f the w o r k e r s r e c e i v e the s a m e o r m o r e and h a lf r e c e i v e
the s am e o r l e s s than the rate shown. T h e m i d d l e range is d e fin e d by two
r ate s of pay: a fou rth o f the w o r k e r s e a r n the s a m e o r l e s s than the l o w e r
o f th es e rate s and a fourth e a r n the s a m e o r m o r e than the h i g h e r ra te .




3 E arn in g s data r e l a te only to w o r k e r s w h o s e s e x id e n t i f i c a t i o n was
p r o v i d e d by the e s ta b li shm en t.
4 E xc lu d e s p r e m i u m pay f o r o v e r t i m e and f o r w o r k on w e e k e n d s ,
h o lid a y s , and late shifts.
5 E s t i m a t e s f o r p e r io d s ending p r i o r to 1976 r e l a t e to m en on ly f o r
s k i l l e d main te nance and unsk illed plant w o r k e r s . A l l o t h e r e s t i m a t e s r e l a te
to m en and women.
6 Data do not m e e t p ublic ation c r i t e r i a o r data not a v a i l a b l e .

32

Appendix A.
Scope and Method
of Survey
In each o f th e 75 1 a r e a s c u r r e n t l y s u r v e y e d , the B u re au obtains
w a g e s and r e l a t e d b e n e f i t s data f r o m r e p r e s e n t a t i v e e s t a b lis h m e n ts with in
s ix b r o a d in d u s tr y d i v i s i o n s :
M an u fa ctu rin g; tr a n s p o r ta t i o n , c o m m u n ic a tio n ,
and o t h e r pub li c u t i l i t i e s ; w h o l e s a l e tr a d e ; r e t a i l tr a d e ; fin a n c e, i n s u r a n ce ,
and r e a l e s ta te ; and s e r v i c e s .
G o v e r n m e n t o p e r a tio n s and th e c o n stru c tio n
and e x t r a c t i v e i n d u s t r i e s a r e exclud ed .
E s ta b lis h m en ts having f e w e r than
a p r e s c r i b e d n u m b e r o f w o r k e r s a r e a ls o e xclu d ed b e ca u s e o f in s u ffic ie n t
e m p l o y m e n t in the oc c u p a tio n s studied.
A p p e n d ix table 1 shows the nu m b er
o f e s t a b l i s h m e n t s and w o r k e r s e s t im a te d to be within the s c op e o f this
s u r v e y , as w e l l as the n u m b e r ac tu a lly studied.

O ccupation s and e arn in g s
O ccup ation s s e l e c t e d f o r study a r e c om 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 onm anu fa cturin g i n d u s tr ie s , and a r e o f the f o l l o w i n g ty p e s :
(1)
O f f i c e c l e r i c a l ; (2) p r o f e s s i o n a l and t e c h n ic a l; (3) m ain te n an c e , t o o l r o o m ,
and p o w e r p la n t; and (4) m a t e r i a l m o v e m e n t and custo dial.
O ccupational
c l a s s i f i c a t i o n is b ased on a u n i f o r m set o f job d e s c r i p t i o n s designed to take
account o f in ter e s ta b lis h m e n t v a r i a t i o n in duties w ith in the s am e job.
O ccup ation s s e l e c t e d f o r study a r e li s t e d and d e s c r i b e d in appendix B.
U n les s o t h e r w i s e in d ic ate d , the e a r n in g s data f o l l o w i n g the job
t i t l e s a r e f o r a l l in d u s tr ie s c om b in e d .
E a r n in g s data f o r s om e o f the
occupations l i s t e d and d e s c r i b e d , o r f o r s o m e industr y d iv is io n s within the
s c o p e o f the s u r v e y , a r e not p r e s e n t e d in the A - s e r i e s ta b les because
e i t h e r (1) e m p l o y m e n t in the oc c up atio n is too s m a l l to p r o v i d e enough data
to m e r i t p r e s e n t a t i o n , o r (2) t h e r e is p o s s i b i l i t y o f d i s c l o s u r e o f individual
e s ta b lis h m e n t data.
S e p a r a te m e n ' s and w o m e n ' s e a r n in g s data a r e not
p r e s e n t e d when the n u m b e r o f w o r k e r s not i d e n tifie d by 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 occupation.
E a r n in g s data
not shown s e p a r a t e l y f o r in d u s try d i v i s i o n s a r e included in data f o r all
in d u s tr ie s c om b in e d . ‘ L i k e w i s e , f o r occupations w ith m o r e than one l e v e l ,
data a r e included in the o v e r a l l c l a s s i f i c a t i o n when a s u b c l a s s i f i c a ti o n is
not shown o r in f o r m a t i o n to s u b c l a s s i f y is not a v a i l a b l e .

B u re a u f i e l d r e p r e s e n t a t i v e s obtain data by p e r s o n a l v i s i t s at
3 -y e a r intervals.
In eac h o f the two i n t e r v e n in g y e a r s , i n f o r m a ti o n on
e m p l o y m e n t and o c c u p a t i o n a l e a r n in g s only is c o l l e c t e d by a c om b in atio n o f
p e r s o n a l v i s i t , m a i l q u e s t i o n n a i r e , and te le p h on e i n t e r v i e w f r o m e s t a b l i s h ­
m en ts p a r t i c i p a t i n g in th e p r e v i o u s s u r v e y .
A s a m p l e o f th e e s t a b lis h m e n ts in the scope o f the s u r v e y is
s e l e c t e d f o r study p r i o r to e a c h p e r s o n a l v i s i t s u r v e y .
This sam ple, less
e s t a b l i s h m e n t s w h ic h go out o f b u s in e s s o r a r e no lo n g e r with in the i n d u s tr ia l
s c o p e o f the s u r v e y , is r e t a i n e d f o r the f o l l o w i n g two annual s u r v e y s .
In
m o s t c a s e s , e s t a b l i s h m e n t s n e w to the a r e a a r e not c o n s i d e r e d in the scop e
o f th e s u r v e y u n til th e s e l e c t i o n o f a s a m p le f o r a p e r s o n a l v i s i t s u r v e y .
T h e s a m p l i n g p r o c e d u r e s i n v o l v e d e ta ile d s t r a t i f i c a t i o n o f a ll
e s t a b l i s h m e n t s w ith in th e s c o p e o f an in dividual a r e a s u r v e y by ind us try
and n u m b e r o f e m p l o y e e s . F r o m th is s t r a t i f i e d u n i v e r s e a p r o b a b i l i t y s a m p le
is s e l e c t e d , w ith each e s ta b l i s h m e n t having a p r e d e t e r m i n e d chance o f
selection.
T o obta in o p t i m u m a c c u r a c y at m in im u m c o s t, a g r e a t e r p r o ­
p o r t i o n o f l a r g e than s m a l l e s ta b lis h m e n ts is s e l e c t e d .
Wh en data a r e
c o m b in e d , e a c h e s t a b l i s h m e n t is w e i g h t e d a c c o r d i n g to its p r o b a b i l i t y o f
s e l e c t i o n so that u n b ia se d e s t i m a t e s a r e g en e ra ted .
F o r e x a m p l e , i f one
out o f f o u r e s t a b l i s h m e n t s is s e l e c t e d , it is g iv e n a weig ht o f 4 to r e p r e s e n t
i t s e l f plus t h r e e o t h e r s .
A n a l t e r n a t e o f the s am e o r i g i n a l p r o b a b i l i t y is
c h o s e n in th e s a m e i n d u s t r y - s i z e c l a s s i f i c a t i o n i f data a r e not a v a i l a b l e
f r o m the o r i g i n a l s a m p l e m e m b e r .
If no suitable substitute is a v a i l a b l e ,
a d d itio n a l w e i g h t is a s s i g n e d to a s a m p le m e m b e r that is s i m i l a r to the
m i s s i n g unit.

O c c u p a tio n a l e m p l o y m e n t and e arn in g s data a r e shown f o r f u l l - t i m e
w o r k e r s , i. e . , th os e h i r e d to w o r k a r e g u l a r w e e k l y schedule.
E arn in g s
data e x c lu d e p r e m i u m p a y f o r o v e r t i m e and f o r w o r k on w e e k e n d s , h o lid ays ,
and la te s h if ts .
N on p r od u c tio n b on uses a r e exc lu d e d , but c o s t - o f - l i v i n g
a l l o w a n c e s and i n c e n t iv e bon uses a r e included.
W e e k l y hours f o r o f f i c e
c l e r i c a l and p r o f e s s i o n a l and t e c h n i c a l occup ations r e f e r to the standa rd
w o r k w e e k (r ou n d e d to th e n e a r e s t h a lf hour) f o r w h ich e m p l o y e e s r e c e i v e
r e g u l a r s t r a i g h t - t i m e s a l a r i e s ( e x c l u s i v e o f pay f o r o v e r t i m e at r e g u l a r
and/or p r e m i u m r a t e s ) .
A v e r a g e w e e k l y e a r n in g s f o r th es e occup ations a r e
rounded to the n e a r e s t h a lf d o l l a r .
V e r t i c a l l in e s within the d istrib ution o f
w o r k e r s on s o m e A - t a b l e s in d ic a te a chan ge in the s i z e o f the c 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 oc c u p atio n al e arnin gs in an a r e a
at a p a r t i c u l a r t i m e .
C o m p a r i s o n s o f in dividual oc c u p atio n al a v e r a g e s o v e r
t i m e m a y not r e f l e c t e xp e c te d w a g e chan ges. The a v e r a g e s for individual jobs
a r e a f f e c t e d by changes 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 t i o n s o f w o r k e r s e m p l o y e d by h ig h - o r l o w - w a g e f i r m s m ay chan ge, o r
h i g h - w a g e w o r k e r s m a y ad vance to b e t t e r job s and be r e p l a c e d by new
w o r k e r s at l o w e r r a t e s .
Such shifts in e m p l o y m e n t could d e c r e a s e an o c c u ­
p a 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 i n c r e a s e w a g e s

* Included in the 75 areas are 5 studies conducted by the Bureau under contract. These areas are
Akron, Ohio; Birmingham, A la.; Norfolk—
Virginia Beach—Portsmouth and Newport News—Hampton, V a.—N.C. ;
Poughkeepsie—
Kingston—Newburgh, N .Y .; and Utica—Rome, N .Y . In addition, the Bureau conducts more
lim ited area studies in approximately 100 areas at the request of the Employment Standards Administration of
the U. S. Department of Labor.




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during the y e a r .
Chan ges in e a r n in g s o f o c c u p a tio n a l g r o u p s , shown in tab le
A - 7 , a r e b e t t e r i n d i c a t o r s o f w a g e t r e n d s than a r e e a r n in g s changes f o r
in dividual jo b s w ith in the g ro u p s .

E l e c t r o n i c data p r o c e s s i n g
C om p u te r s y s t e m s
a n a ly s ts , c l a s s e s
A , B, and C
C om pu ter p r o g r a m m e r s ,
c l a s s e s A , B, and C
C om pu te r o p e r a t o r s ,
c l a s s e s A , B, and C

A v e r a g e e a r n in g s r e f l e c t c o m p o s i t e , a r e a w i d e e s t i m a t e s . I n d u s tr ies
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 s ta ffin g , and thus con tr ib ute
d i f f e r e n t l y to the e s t i m a t e s f o r e a c h jo b .
P a y a v e r a g e s m a y f a i l to r e f l e c t
a c c u r a t e l y the w a g e d i f f e r e n t i a l am on g jo b s in in d iv id u a l e s ta b l i s h m e n ts .
A v e r a g e p a y l e v e l s f o r m e n and w o m e n in s e l e c t e d occup ations
should not be a s s u m e d to r e f l e c t d i f f e r e n c e s in p a y o f the s e x e s within
in dividual e s t a b l i s h m e n t s .
F a c t o r s w h i c h m a y c on trib u te to d i f f e r e n c e s
include p r o g r e s s i o n w ith in e s t a b l i s h e d r a t e r a n g e s (o n l y the ra te s paid
incumbents a r e c o l l e c t e d ) and p e r f o r m a n c e o f s p e c i f i c duties with in the
g e n e r a l s u r v e y jo b d e s c r i p t i o n s . Job d e s c r i p t i o n s u s e d to c l a s s i f y e m p l o y e e s
in th es 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 l i z e d than t h o s e used in ind ivid ual
e s ta b lis h m en ts and a l l o w f o r m i n o r d i f f e r e n c e s am on g e s ta b l i s h m e n ts in
s p e c i f i c duties p e r f o r m e d .
O c c u p a tio n a l e m p l o y m e n t e s t i m a t e s r e p r e s e n t the to t a l in a l l e s t a b ­
l i s h m e n ts with in the s c o p e o f th e study and not 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 t r u c t u r e s am on g e s t a b l i s h m e n t s d i f f e r , e s t i m a t e s o f
occup atio nal e m p l o y m e n t o b ta in e d f r o m the s a m p l e o f e s ta b l i s h m e n ts studied
s e r v e on ly to in d ic a te the r e l a t i v e i m p o r t a n c e o f the job s studied.
These
d i f f e r e n c e s in o c c u p a tio n a l s t r u c tu r e do not a f f e c t m a t e r i a l l y the a c c u r a c y
o f the e a r n in g s data.

S k ille d m ain te n a n c e
C arpenters
E lectrician s
P ain ters
M achin ists
M ech anics (m achinery)
M ech anics (m o to r vehicle)
P ip efitters
T o o l and d ie m a k e r s

In d u s tr ia l nu rses

U n s k i l l e d plant

R e g i s t e r e d in d u s trial
nu rs e s

J a n i t o r s , p o r t e r s , and
clean er s
M a t e r i a l ha ndling l a b o r e r s

P e r c e n t changes f o r in d iv id u al a r e a s in th e p r o g r a m
as f o l l o w s :

a r e c om pute d

1.

A v e r a g e e arn in g s a r e c om p u te d f o r eac h o c c u p a tio n f o r
the 2 y e a r s b eing c o m p a r e d .
The avera ge s are d erived
f r o m e arn in g s in th os e e s t a b l i s h m e n t s w h ich a r e in
the s u r v e y both y e a r s ; it is a s s u m e d that e m p l o y m e n t
r e m a i n s unchanged.

2.

E ach occupation is a s s i g n e d a w e i g h t b a s e d on its p r o ­
p o r tio n a te e m p lo ym e n t in th e o c c u p a ti o n a l g ro u p in the
b ase y e a r .

3.

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 .
Eac h o c c u p a tio n 's a v e r a g e e a r n i n g s ( c o m p u te d in step 1)
is m u ltip lie d by its w e i g h t.
T h e p r o d u c ts a r e t o t a l e d to
obtain a g ro u p a v e r a g e .

4.

The r a tio o f group a v e r a g e s f o r 2 c o n s e c u t i v e y e a r s is
com puted by d iv id in g the a v e r a g e for the c u r r e n t y e a r by
the a v e r a g e for the e a r l i e r y e a r . T h e r e s u l t — e x p r e s s e d
as a p e r c e n t — l e s s 100 is the p e r c e n t chan ge.

W a g e tr e n d s f o r s e l e c t e d o c c u p a tio n a l g ro u p s
T h e p e r c e n t i n c r e a s e s p r e s e n t e d in ta b l e A - 7 a r e b as e d on changes
in a v e r a g e h o u r ly e a r n i n g s o f m en and w o m e n in e s t a b l i s h m e n t s r e p o r t i n g the
tre n d jobs in both the c u r r e n t and p r e v i o u s y e a r ( m a t c h e d e s t a b l i s h m e n t s ) .
The data a r e ad juste d to r e m o v e the e f f e c t s on a v e r a g e e a r n in g s o f e m p l o y ­
ment shifts am on g e s t a b l i s h m e n t s and t u r n o v e r o f e s t a b l i s h m e n t s included
in s u r v e y s a m p l e s .
T h e p e r c e n t i n c r e a s e s , h o w e v e r , a r e s t i l l a f f e c t e d by
f a c t o r s o t h e r than w a g e i n c r e a s e s .
H i r i n g s , l a y o f f s , and t u r n o v e r m a y a f f e c t
an e s 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 when w o r k e r s a r e paid under
plans p r o v i d i n g a r a n g e o f w a g e r a t e s f o r in d iv id u a l jo b s .
In p e r i o d s o f
i n c r e a s e d h i r i n g , f o r e x a m p l e , n e w e m p l o y e e s m a y en te r at the b ottom o f
the r a n g e , d e p r e s s i n g the a v e r a g e withou t a chan ge in w a g e r a t e s .
T h e p e r c e n t changes r e l a t e to w a g e chan ges b e tw e e n th e indicate d
dates.
When the t i m e span b e tw e e n s u r v e y s is ot h e r than 12 m onths, annual
ra te s a r e shown.
(I t is a s s u m e d that w a g e s i n c r e a s e at a constant r ate
b etw een s u r v e y s . )

F o r a m o r e d e ta ile d d e s c r i p t i o n o f the m e t h o d used to c om p u te th es e
w a g e t r e n d s , se e " I m p r o v i n g A r e a W a g e S u r v e y I n d e x e s , " M o n th ly L a b o r
R e v i e w , January 1973, pp. 52-57.

O ccupation s used to c om p u te w a g e tr e n d s a r e :
O ffic e c le r ic a l

O f f i c e c l e r i c a l — Continued

Secretaries
Stenographers, gen eral
S ten ograph ers, senior
T yp ists, classes A
and B
F ile c le rk s , classes A ,
B , and C
M essengers
S w itc h b o a r d o p e r a t o r s

O rd er clerk s,
c l a s s e s A and B
A c c o u n tin g c l e r k s ,
c l a s s e s A and B
B o o k k e e p in g - m a c h in e
o p e r a to r s , class B
P a y r o ll clerk s
K e y entry o p e r a to r s ,
c l a s s e s A and B




E s t a b lis h m e n t p r a c t i c e s and s u p p l e m e n t a r y w a g e p r o v i s i o n s
T ab ulations on s e l e c t e d e s ta b l i s h m e n t p r a c t i c e s and s u p p l e m e n t a r y
w a g e p r o v i s i o n s ( B - s e r i e s ta b le s ) a r e not p r e s e n t e d in th is b u lle tin .
In fo r­
m a tio n f o r th e s e tabulation s is c o l l e c t e d at 3 - y e a r i n t e r v a l s .
T h ese tabu­
la tio n s on m in i m u m e n tr a n ce s a l a r i e s f o r i n e x p e r i e n c e d o f f i c e w o r k e r s ; shift
d i f f e r e n t i a l s ; s c hed uled w e e k l y hours and d ay s; p a id h o l i d a y s ; p a id v a c a tio n s ;
and health, ins u ran ce , and pe n s ion p lan s a r e p r e s e n t e d (in the B - s e r i e s
ta b l e s ) in p r e v i o u s b u lle tin s f o r th is a r e a .

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A p pendix table 1. Establishm ents and w orkers w ith in scope of survey and num ber studied
in P h iladelphia, P a.—N .J .,1 Novem ber 1978

'Industry division 2

ALL
ALL

DIVISIONS

-------------------------------------------------------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G -------------------------------------------------------------t r an sp o r t a t io n ,
communication,
and
OTHER P U B L I C U T I L I T I E S
-----------------------------------------------------------------------WHOLE S A L E T R ADE
R F T A I L TRADE
---------------------------------------------------------------F I N A N C E . I N S U R A N C E . AND R E A L E S T A T E 6 -------S E R V I C E S 7 -----------------------------------------LARGE
DIVISIONS

Within scope of study 4
Within scope
of study 3

Studied

Studied
Number

Percent

_

409

94 9

-

1 *232

770.333

100

3 75* 827

186
223

2.181

100

405*155
369*178

52
48

171*227
204.600

8
5
15
11
9

51*488
8*078
76*022
47*313
21*699

100
50
100
50
50

ft 7
31 1
174
206
4ia

29
37
39
47
71

64*259
36.969
115.513
82*74?
69.695

-

269

151

446.714

100

323.122

500

-

157
11 2

77
74

235.345
211.369

53
47

178.178

500
500
500
500
500

16
3
43
35
15

13
3
23
25
10

09.986
2.762
90.271
52.948

11
1
20
12
3

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 -----------------------------------T R A N S P O R T AT I ON. C O M M U N I C A T I O N . AND
OT HER P U B L I C U T I L I T I E S 5 ----------------------WHOL E S A L E T R ADE
--------------------------------R E T A I L T RADE
------------------------------------F I N AN C E . INSURANCE.
AND R E A L E S T A T E 6 -------------S E R V I C E S 7 -------------------------------------------------------------------------

1 T h e Philadelphia Standard Metropolitan Statistical Area, as defined by the
Office of M a n a g e m e n t and Budget through F e br u a r y 1974, consists of Bucks, Chester,
De laware, M o n t g o m e r y , and Philadelphia Counties, Pa.; and Burlington, C a m d e n ,
and Gloucester Counties, N.J. T h e "w or k e r s within scope of study" estimates
s h o w n in this table provide a reasonably accurate description of the size and
composition of the labor force included in the survey.
Estimates are not intended,
howe ve r, for c o m p a r i s o n with other e m p l o y m e n t indexes to m e a s u r e e m p l o y m e n t
trends or levels since (1) planning of w a g e surveys requires establishment data
c o mp il ed considerably in advance of the payroll period studied, and (2) small
establishments are excluded f r o m the scope of the survey.
* T h e 1972 edition of the Standard Industrial C l a s sification M a n u a l w a s used
"
in classifying establishments by industry division. H o w e v e r , all g o v e r n m e n t o p e r a ­
tions are excluded f r o m the scope of the survey.
1 Includes all establishments with total e m p l o y m e n t at or above the m i n i m u m
limitation. All outlets (within the area) of companies in industries such as trade,

15.402

2* 7 62

11.922

___________________________

________________________________




W o r k e r s in establishments

N u m b e r of establishments

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

manufacturing

ALL

Minimum
employment
in establishm e n t s in scope
of study

finance, auto repair service, and motion picture theaters are considered as one
establishment.
4 Includes all w o r k e r s in all establishments with total e m p l o y m e n t (within the
area) at or above the m i n i m u m limitation.
5 Abbreviated to "public utilities" in the A-series tables. Taxicabs and
services incidental to water transportation are excluded.
Local transit in the city
of Philadelphia is governmentally operated and excluded by definition f r o m the scope
of the study.
6 Abbreviated to "finance" in the A-series tables.
7 Hotels and motels; laundries and other personal services; business services;
automobile repair, rental, and parking; mo tion pictures; nonprofit m e m b e r s h i p
organizations (excluding religious and charitable organizations); and engineering
and architectural services.

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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 jo b d e s c r i p t i o n s f o r the
B u r e a u 's w a g e s u r v e y s is to a s s i s t its f i e l d s ta ff 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 lo y e d under 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 ta b lis h m e n t to
e s ta 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 is 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 job content.
Because
o f th is e m p h a s is 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 re au 's job d e s c r i p t i o n s m a y d i f f e r s i g n i f i c a n t l y
f r o m th o s e in use in in d iv id u a l e s ta b lis h m e n ts o r th o s e p r e p a r e d f o r
ot h e r p u r p o s e s .
In a p p lyin g t h e s e job 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 tr u c te d to e xc lu d e w o r k i n g s u p e r v i s o r s ; a p p r e n t i c e s ;
and p a r t - t i m e , t e m p o r a r y ,
a n d p robation ary w o r k e r s .
H an dic apped
w o r k e r s w h o s e e a r n i n g s a r e re d u c e d b ecause o f th e ir handicap a r e a ls o
e x c lu d e d .
L e a r n e r s , b e g i n n e r s , and t r a i n e e s , un le ss s p e c i f i c a l l y included
in the job d e s c r i p t i o n , a r e exc lu d e d .

Office
SECRETARY

S E C R E T A R Y — C ontinued

A s s i g n e d as p e r s o n a l s e c r e t a r y , n o r m a l l y to one in d iv id u a l. M a 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 la tio n s h ip 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 i n 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 duties,
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 le
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 de rs tan 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 re la te d to
the w o r k o f the s u p e r v i s o r .

E xclu sion s
a. R e c e i v e s te l e p h o n e c a l l s , p e r s o n a l c a l l e r s , and i n c o m i n g m a i l ,
a n s w e r s r ou tin e i n q u i r i e s , and r ou te s t e c h n ic a l i n q u i r i e s to the p r o p e r
persons;
b.
c.
instru cted;

E stablishes,
M a in t a in s the

m ain ta in s,

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

s u p e rv is o r '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 itio 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 above 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 itio n s w h ich a r e e x c lu d e d f r o m the d e fin itio n a r e
as f o l l o w s :
a. P o s i t i o n s w h ich
d e s c r i b e d a b ov e ;
b.

d.

R elays m es s a g e s

fro m

s u p e r v i s o r to s u b ord inates;

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 i g n a t u r e to a s s u r e p r o c e d u r a l and t y p o g r a p h i c
accuracy;
f.

P erform s

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




s io n al,

do

not

m eet

the " p e r s o n a l "

secretary

concept

S t e n o g r a p h e r s not f u l l y tr a i n e d in s e c r e t a r i a l - t y p e duties;

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 group o f p r o f e s ­
t e c h n ic a l, o r m a n a g e r i a l p e r s o n s ;

d. S e c r e t a r y p o s i ti o n s in w h ich the duties a r e e i t h e r substa ntiall y
m o r e rou tin e o r s u b s ta n t ia lly m o r e c o m p l e x and r e s p o n s i b l e than th ose c h a r ­
a c t e r i z e d in the d e fin itio n ;

S E C R E T A R Y-

ontinued

S E C R E T A R Y— Continued
C lass C

E x c l u s i o n s — C ontinued

e.
A s s i s t a n t - t y p e p o s itio n s which i n v o l v e m o r e d i f fi 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 ti 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 ­
respon sible techn ical, a d m in istra tive, s u p e rv is o r y , or s p ec ia liz ed c l e r i c a l
s i b i l i t y is not e quivale nt to one o f the s p e c i f i c l e v e l situ ations in the d e fin itio n
duties which a r e not t y p i c a l of 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 whose 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 rs 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 usuall y d iv id e d into o r g a n i z a t i o n a l s e g m e n ts which a r e
ofte n , in turn, fu rthe r subdivided.
In s om e c o m p a n i e s , th is l e v e l i n 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 ti o n s
w id e r a n g e o f o r g a n i z a ti o n a l e c h e lo n s ; in o t h e r s , on ly one o r tw o; or
fo l l o w i n g , r e f e r s to th os e o f f i c i a l s who have a s ig n ific 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 with 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 in d i v i d u a l plant, f a c t o r y , etc . ( o r
p re 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 this r o l e , d oe s not in a l l c a s e s
ot h e r e qu iv ale n t l e v e l o f o f f i c i a l ) that e m p l o y s , in a l l , f e w e r than 5,000
i d e n t i f y 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 os e p r i m a r y r e s p o n s i b i l i t y is to
persons.
act p e r s o n a l l y on i n d iv id u a l c a s e s o r tr a n s a c t i o n s ( e . g . , a p p r o v e o r deny
ind iv id u al loan o r c r e d i t ac tio n s ; a d m i n i s t e r i n d iv id u a l tr u s t accoun 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 rp o s es o f ap p lyin g the f o l l o w i n g l e v e l d e fin itio n s .
( e . g . , f e w e r than about 25 o r 30 p e r s o n s ) ; o r
C lass A
1. S e c r e t a r y to the c h a i r m a n o f the b o a r d o r p r e s i d e n t o f a c o m p a n y
that e m p l o y s , in a ll, o v e r 100 but f e w e r than 5,000 p e r s o n s ; o r

2. S e c r e t a r y to a n o n s u p e r v i s o r y s t a f f s p e c i a l i s t , p r o f e s s i o n a l
e m p 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 is 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 T E :
M any c o m p a n ie s a s s i g n s t e n o g r a p h e r s , r a t h e r than s e c r e t a r i e s as
d e s c r i b e d above, to this 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 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 oard 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 all, o v e r 5, 000 but f e w e r
than 2 5 ,0 00 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 ll,
o v e r 25,0 00 p e r s o n s .

C lass B

P r i m a r y duty is to take d ic ta tio n u sing shorthan d, and to t r a n s c r i b e
the d ictatio n.
M ay als o type f r o m w r i t t e n c o p y .
M ay operate fro m a steno­
g r a p h i c poo l.
M ay o c c a s i o n a l l y t r a n s c r i b e f r o m v o i c e r e c o r d i n g s ( i f p r i m 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 ee 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 is job 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 fi d e n t i a l r e l a t i o n s h i p with 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 tas k s as
d e s c r i b e d in the s e c r e t a r y job d e fin itio n .

1. S e c r e t a r y to the c h a i r m a n o f the b o a r d o r p r e s i d e n t o f a c o m p a n y
that e m p l o y s , in a l l , 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 ll, o v e r 100 but f e w e r
than 5 ,000 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 fu n c tio n a l a c t i v i t y ( e . g . , m a r k e t i n g , r e s e a r c h ,
operation s, ind u strial rela tio n s, etc.) or a m a jo r g eographic o r o rg a n iza tio n a l
s e g m e n t ( e . g . , a r e g i o n a l h e a d q u a r t e r s ; a m a j o r d i v i s i o n ) o f a c om p a n y that
e m p l o y s , in a l l , o v e r 5 ,00 0 but f e w e r than 2 5 ,0 0 0 e m p l o y e e s ; o r
4. S e c r e t a r y to the head o f an in d iv id u a l plant, f a c t o r y , e tc . ( o r
oth e r e q u iv a le n t l e v e l o f o f f i c i a l ) that e m p l o y s , in a l l , o v e r 5, 000 p e r s o n s ; o r
5. S e c r e t a r y to the head o f a l a r g e and im p o 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 fte 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 .




Sten og ra ph e r, G e n e r a l

k e ep

D ictatio n i n v o l v e s a n o r m a l rou tin e v o c a b u l a r y .
M a y m a in 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 routin e c l e r i c a l ta s k s .
S ten og ra p h e r, S e n ior

D icta tion i n v o l v e s a v a r i e d t e c h n i c a l dr s p e c i a l i z e d v o c a b u l a r y such
as in l e g a l b r i e f s o r r e p o r t s on s c i e n t i f i c r e s e a r c h .
M a y a ls o set up and
m a in ta in f i l e s , k eep r e c o r d s , etc .
OR
P e r f o r m s s te n o grap h ic 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 ­
pe 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
follo w in g:
W o rk r e q u i r e s a high d e g r e e o f s te n o g r a p h i c sp ee d and a c c u r a c y ;
a th orough w o rk in g k now ledge 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 bus in ess o p e r a t i o n s , o r g a n i z a t i o n , p o l i c i e s , p r o c e d u r e s , f i l e s ,
w o r k f l o w , e tc .
U s e s this k n o w le d g e in p e r f o r m i n g s te n o g r a p h i c du tie s and
r e s p o n s i b l e c l e r i c a l tasks such as m a i n ta i n i n g fo l l o w u p f i l e s ; a s s e m b l i n g
m a t e r i a l f o r r e p o r t s , m e m o r a n d a , and l e t t e r s ; c o m p o s i n g s i m p l e l e t t e r s
f r o m g e n e r a l in s tr u c tio n s ; r e a d in g and ro u tin g i n c o m i n g m a i l ; and a n s w e r i n g
routin e qu e s tio n s , e tc .

T R A N S C R IB IN G -M A C H IN E T Y P I S T

MESSENGER

P r i m a r y duty is to ty p e copy o f v o i c e r e c o r d e d dictatio n w h ic h does
not i n v o lv e v a r i e d t e c h n i c a l o r s p e c i a l i z e d v o c a b u la r y such as that used 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 also ty pe f r o m w r i t t e n
copy.
M a y m ain ta in f i l e s , k e ep s im p le 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
routin e c l e r i c a l ta s k s .
(S e e S ten og ra p h e r d efin ition f o r w o r k e r s i n v o lve d
with shorthand d ic ta tio n .)

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 , operating
m i n o r o f f i c e m ac h in e s such as s e a l e r s o r m a i l e r s , opening and distributin g
m a i l , and oth e r m i n o r c l e r i c a l w o r k .
E x c lu d e p o s itio n s that r e q u i r e o p e r a ­
tion of a m o t o r v e h i c l e as a s ign ifica n t duty.
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 sw itc h b o a rd o r c o n s o le used with a p r i v a t e
b ra nch e xcha nge ( P B X ) s y s t e m to r e l a y i n c o m in g , ou tg oin g, and i n t r a s y s t e m
calls.
M a y p r o v i d e in f o r m a t i o n to c a l l e r s , r e c o r d and tr a n s m it m e s s a g e s ,
k e ep r e c o r d of c a lls 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 tin g a te lephon e
s w itc h b o a rd o r c o n s o le , m a y a ls o ty p e o r p e r f o r m routine c l e r i c a l w o r k
(typin g o r routine c l e r i c a l w o r k m a y oc c up y the m a j o r p o r tio n o f the w o r k e r ' s
t i m e , and is u s u ally p e r f o r m e d w h ile at the s w itc h b o a rd or c o n so le ).
C hief
o r lead o p e r a t o r s in e s ta b lis h m e n ts e m p lo y in g m o r e than one o p e r a t o r are
excluded.
F o r an o p e r a t o r who als o acts as a r e c e p t i o n i s t , see Switchboard
O p era tor -R eceptionist.

T YP IS T
U s e s a t y p e w r i t e r to m ak e c o p ie s of v a r i o u s m a t e r i a l s o r to m ak e
out b i l l s a f t e r c a l c u l a t i o n s h a ve been m ad e by an oth er p e r s o n . M a y includ e
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 up licating 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 lv in g li t t l e s p e c ia l tr 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 tin g and d is trib u tin g
in com in g m ail.
C l a s s A . P e r f o r m s one o r m o r e o f the f o l l o w i n g : T y p in g m a t e r i a l
in f i n a l f o r m wh en it i n v o l v e s com 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 llin g , s ylla b ic a t io 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 ngu age m a t e r i a l ; o r planning layout and
ty p in g o f c o m p l i c a t e d s t a t i s t i c a l ta b le s to m ain ta in u n i f o r m i t y and b alan ce in
s p ac in g . M a y typ e routin e f o r m l e t t e r s , v a r y i n g d e ta ils to suit c i r c u m s t a n c e s .

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 involves
bus in ess and
p ria te person
a r r a n g i n g an

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 typing f r o m
rou gh o r c l e a r d r a f t s ; o r routine typing o f f o r m s , in s u ran ce p o l i c i e s , e tc .;
o r setting up s i m p l e sta n da rd tab ulation s; o r cop yin g m o r e c o m p l e x tab le s
a l r e a d y s e t up and s p a c ed p r o p e r l y .

ORDER C L E R K
R e c e iv e s w ritten or verb a l c u s to m e rs ' purchase o rd ers for m a te ria l
o r m e r c h a n d i s e f r o m c u s t o m e r s o r s a l e s p e o p le .
W o r k t y p i c a l l y invo lves
s o m e c o m b in a tio n o f the f o l l o w i n g duties:
Quoting p r i c e s ; d e te r m in in g a v a i l ­
a b i l i t y o f o r d e r e d i te m s and s u g ge s tin g substitutes when n e c e s s a r y ; advising
e xp e c te d d e l i v e r y date and m et hod o f d e l i v e r y ; r e c o r d i n g o r d e r and c u s to m e r
in f o r m a tio n on o r d e r
she ets ; c h eck ing o r d e r sheets f o r a c c u r a c y and
adequacy o f i n f o r m a ti o n r e c o r d e d ; a s c e r t a i n i n g c r e d i t rating o f c u s to m e r;
fu rn is h in g c u s t o m e r w ith ac k n o w le d g e m e n t o f r e c e i p t o f o r d e r ; fo l l o w i n g - u p
to s ee that o r d e r is d e l i v e r e d by the s p e c i f i e d date o r to let c u s to m e r know
o f a d e la y in d e l i v e r y ; m ain ta in in g o r d e r f i l e ; checkin g shipping in v o ice
again st o r i g i n a l o r d e r .

F IL E C LER K
F i l e s , c l a s s i f i e s , and r e t r i e v e s m a t e r i a l in an e s ta 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 anual tasks r e q u ir 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 as is o f the f o l l o w i n g d e fin itio n s .
C lass A .
C l a s s i f i e s and in d e xe 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 ­
en c e , r e p o r t s , t e c h n i c a l d o c u m e n ts , e tc ., in an e s ta b lis h e d f i l i n g s y s t e m
con ta in in g a n u m b e r o f v a r i e d sub 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 pes in con junction w it h 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 .

E x c lu d e w o r k e r s paid on a c o m m i s s i o n b a s is o r wh ose duties
include any o f the f o l l o w i n g :
R e c e i v i n g o r d e r s f o r s e r v i c e s r a th e r than f o r
m a t e r i a l o r m e r c h a n d i s e ; p r o v i d i n g c u s t o m e r s w ith con su lta tive ad v ic e
using k n o w le d g e gained f r o m e n g i n e e r i n g o r e x t e n s i v e t e c h n ic a l train in g;
e m p h a s i z i n g s e l l i n g s k i l l s ; handling m a t e r i a l o r m e r c h a n d i s e as an i n t e g r a l
p art o f the job.

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 im p le
(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 sub head ings.
P r e p a r e s s i m p l e r e l a t e d in d e x and c r o s s - r e f e r e n c e a id s .
A s r eq u e sted ,
l o c a t e s c l e a r l y i d e n t i f i e d m a t e r i a l in f i l e s and f o r w a r d s m a t e r i a l .
May
p erform
r e l a t e d c l e r i c a l tasks r e q u i r e d to m ainta in and s e r v i c e f i l e s .

Positions
defin ition 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 ich is e a s i l y c l a s s i f i e d in a s im p le s e r i a l c l a s s i f i c a t i o n
s y s te m (e .g ., alphabetical, ch ron olog ical, or n u m erica l).
As
r eq u e sted ,
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 im p l e c l e r i c a l and m an u 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 .




s i n g l e - p o s i t i o n te le p h on e s w itc h b o a rd o r c on s o le , acts both as
s e e Sw it c h b oard 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 tio n is 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 nature 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 fo rm a tio 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 or conta cting that p e r s o n by te lephon e and
ap pointm ent; k e ep in g a log o f v i s i t o r s .

are

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C lass A.
H an dle s o r d e r s that in v o l v e m aking judgments such as
c h o os in g w h ich s p e c i f i c p ro d uct o r m a t e r i a l f r o m the e s ta b l i s h m e n t's product
l in e s w i l l s a t i s f y the c u s t o m e r ' s n e e d s , o r d e t e r m i n i n g the p r i c e to be
quoted when p r i c i n g i n v o l v e s m o r e than m e r e l y r e f e r r i n g to a p r i c e lis t o r
m ak in g s o m e s i m p l e m a t h e m a t i c a l c a lc u la tio n s .

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B O O K K E E P I N G - M A C H I N E O P E R A T O R — Continued

C la s s B.
H an dle s o r d e r s in v o l v i n g i t e m s w h ic h ha ve r e a d i l y i d e n ­
t i f i e d uses and a p p lic a tio n s .
M a y r e f e r to a c a t a l o g , m a n u f a c t u r e r 's m anual,
o r s i m i l a r docum ent to in s u r e that p r o p e r i t e m is sup p li ed o r to v e r i f y
p r i c e o f o r d e r e d it e m .

cost d is trib u tion , exp e n s e d i s trib u t io n , i n v e n t o r y c o n t r o l , etc .
o r a s s i s t in p re p a r a tio n o f t r i a l b a la n c e s and p r e p a r e c o n t r o l
the accou nting de pa rtm e nt.
M A C H IN E B IL L E R

A C C O U N T IN G C L E R K

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 o r d i n a r y o r e l e c t r o m a t i c t y p e w r i t e 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 ot 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
o p e r a tio n 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 ty p e
o f m a c h in e , as f o l l o w s :

P e r f o r m s one o r m o r e accounting c l e r i c a l ta s k s such as p o s tin g to
r e g i s t e r s and l e d g e r s ; r e c o n c i l i n g bank accoun ts ; v e r i f y i n g the in t e r n a l c o n ­
s i s te 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 accounting doc um e nts ;
a s s ig n in g p r e s c r i b e d ac counting d i s tr ib u t io 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 , p o s ti n g ,
e tc .; o r p r e p a r i n g s i m p l e o r a s s i s t i n g in p r e p a r i n g m o r e c o m p l i c a t e d jo u r n a l
vouchers.
M a y w o r k in e i t h e r a m anual o r autom ate d ac counting s y s t e m .

B illin g-m a ch 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 a c h in e (c o m b i n a ti o n
ty p in g and adding m achine) 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 lly 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 lly i n v o lv e s ap p lication o f p r e d e t e r m i n e d d is co unts and shipping c h a r g e s
and e n tr y o f n e c e s s a r y e xte n s io n s , w h ic h m a y o r m a y not be c om p ute d on
the b i l l i n g m a c h in e , and to tals w h ich 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 a c h in e .
The o p e r a tio n usually i n v o l v e s a l a r g e n u m b e r o f c arb o n c o p ie s
o f the b i l l being p r e p a r e d and is often done on a fan fo ld m ac h in e .

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 e t h o d s and o f f i c e p r a c ­
t i c e s and p r o c e d u r e s w h ich r e l a t e s to the c l e r i c a l p r o c e s s i n g and r e c o r d i n g
o f tr a n s a c t i o n s and accounting i n f o r m a ti 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 o o k k e e p in g and ac c ou n ting t e r m s and
p r o c e d u r e s used in the a s s i g n e d w o r k , but is not r e q u i r e d to have a k n o w le d g e
o f the f o r m a l p r i n c i p l e s o f b oo kk e e p in g and accoun ting.
P o sitio n s are
defin ition s:

cla s s ifie d

into

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the

B o o k k e e p in g - m a c h in e b i l l e r .
U s e s a b oo k k e e p in g m a c h in e (w ith o r
without a t y p e w r i t e r k eyb oa rd ) to p r e p a r e c u s t o m e r s ' b i l l s as p art o f the
accou nts r e c e i v a b l e op eration . G e n e r a l l y i n v o l v e s the s im u ltaneo us e n tr 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 la te s
f i g u r e s on a number o f v e r t i c a l colu m n s and c om p u te s and u s u a lly p rin ts
a u t o m a t i c a l l y the debit o r c r e d it b a l a n c e s .
D oe s not in v o l v e a k n o w le d g e
o f bookkeepin g.
W o r k s f r o m u n i fo r m and standard t y p e s o f s a l e s and
c r e d i t s lip s.

follow in g

C lass A .
U nder 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 accou nting c l e r i c a l
o p e r a tio n s w h ich 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 ju 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 or n o n r e p e t i t i v e accounting t r a n s ­
a c tio n s , s e l e c t i n g am on g a substa ntia l v a r i e t y o f p r e s c r i b e d ac counting c od 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 ro u gh p r e v i o u s ac counting
actions 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 by one or
m o r e c la s s B a ccoun ting c l e r k s .

P A Y R O L L CLERK
P e r f o r m s the c l e r i c a l ta sks n e c e s s a r y to p r o c e s s p a y r o l l s and to
m ain ta in p a y r o l l r e c o r d s .
W o r k i n v o l v e s m o s t o f the f o l l o w i n g :
P ro cessin g
w o r k e r s ' t i m e o r pro duction r e c o r d s ; ad justin g w o r k e r s ' r e c o r d s f o r chan ges
in w a g e r a t e s , s u p p lem e n ta ry b e n e f i t s , o r t a x de du ctions ; editing p a y r o l l
l i s t i n g s ag ainst s o u r c e r e c o r d s ; t r a c i n g and c o r r e c t i n g e r r o r s in l i s t i n g s ;
and a s s i s t i n g in p r e p a r a ti o n o f p e r i o d i c s u m m a r y p a y r o l l r e p o r t s .
In a nonau tom ated p a y r o l l s y s t e m , com pute s w a g e s .
W o rk m ay req u ire a p ra ctica l
k n o w le d g e o f g o v e r n m e n t a l r e g u l a t i o n s , c o m p a n y p a y r o l l p o l i c y , o r the
c o m p u te r s y s te m f o r p r o c e s s i n g p a y r o l l 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 i n s tr u c tio n s
and s ta n d a rd ize 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 routin e ac coun ting c l e r ­
ic 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
id e n tif ic a tio n o f i t e m s and l o 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 indic ate d;
check ing 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 ac counting d oc u m e n ts ; and cod ing doc u m e n ts us in g a f e w p r e s c r i b e d
ac cou nting c o d e s .
B O O K K E E P IN G -M A C H IN E O P E R A T O R
O p e r a t e s a b oo kk e e p in g m ac h in e (w ith o r withou t a t y p e w r i t e r k e y ­
b oard ) to k e ep a r e c o r d o f b u s in e s s t r a n s a c t i o n s .

KEY EN TR Y OPERATOR
O p e r a t e s a keypunch m a c h in e to r e c o r d o r v e r i f y alp ha betic and/or
n u m e r i c data on tabulating c a r d s o r on tap e .

C la s s A . K e e p s a set o f r e c o r d s r e q u i r i n g a k n o w le d g e o f and
e x p e r i e n c e in b a s i c b o o k k e e p in g p r i n c i p l e s , and f a m i l i a r i t y w ith the s tr u c tu r e
o f th e p a r t i c u l a r ac c ou n ting s y s t e m used.
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 trib u t io n o f debit and c r e d i t i te m s to be used in e a c h p hase 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 te d r e p o r t s , b a la n ce s h e e ts , and o t h e r r e c o r d s by hand.

Positions
d efin ition s.

are cla ssified

into

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the

follow ing

C las s A .
W o r k r e q u i r e s the a p p l i c a ti o n o f e x p e r i e n c e and judgm ent
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 coding ite m s to be keypun ched 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 io n m a y also p e r f o r m s o m e rou tin e keypun ch w o r k .
M ay
t r a i n in e x p e r i e n c e d keypunch o p e r a t o r s .

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 p h as e s o r s e c t i o n s o f a
set o f r e c o r d s u s u a lly r e q u i r i n g l i t t l e k n o w le d g e o f b a s i c 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 clude accounts 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 includin g a s i m p l e ty p e o f b i l l i n g d e s c r i b e d under m ac h in e b i l l e r ) ,




M a y ch e c k
sheets f o r

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C la s s B.
W o r k is routin e and r e p e t i t i v e .
Under c l o s e s u p e r v i s i o n
o r f o l l o w i n g s p e c i f i c p r o c e d u r e s o r in s tr u c tio n s , w o r k s f r o m v a r i o u s s t a n ­
d a r d i z e d s o u r c e doc u m e n ts w h ich ha ve been coded, 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 tail 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 is o r p ro b lem s
a risin g f r o m
e r r o n e o u s it e m s or cod es o r m i s s i n g
inform ation.

ty pes of r e c o r d s , f i l e s , and docum ents to be used; ou tlines actions to be
p e r f o r m e d by p e r s o n n e l and c o m p u te r s in su fficie n t d e ta il f o r p re s e n ta tio 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 this i n v o l v e s p r e p a r a ti o n of
w o r k and data f l o w c h a r t s ) ; c o o r d i n a te s the d e v e lo p m e n t o f test 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 new 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
equ ipm en t changes 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 tio n s .
(N O TE :
W o r k e r s p e r f o r m i n g both s y s t e m s a n a l y s i s and p r o g r a m m i n g should be
c l a s s i f i e d as s y s t e m s a n a lys ts i f this is the s k i l l used to d e t e r m i n e
t h e i r pay.)

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

B USINE S S— Continued

O p e r a t e s one o r a v a r i e t y o f m ac h in e s such as the t a b u la to r , c a l c u ­
l a t o r , c o l l a t o r , i n t e r p r e t e r , s o r t e r , rep rod u c ing punch, etc.
E x c lu d e d f r o m
this 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 excluded a r e o p e r a t o r s o f
e l e c t r o n i c d i g i t a l c o m p u t e r s , e ven though th ey m a y also o p e r a t e e l e c t r i c
a ccoun tin g m a c h in e e qu ip m en t.

D oes not include 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 ­
ment or 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 aly s ts p r i m a r i l y c o n c e r n e d with s c i e n t i f i c o r e n g in e e r in g p r o b l e m s .

Positio n s
d e f in it ions .

C la s s A .
W o r k s in d e p e n d e n tly o r under only g e n e r a l d i r e c t i o n on
c o m p l e x p r o b l e m s i n v o l v i n g a l l p hases of s y s t e m s a n a ly s is .
P r o b l e m s are
c o m p l e x b e ca 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 en ts o f output data. ( F o r e x a m p l e , d e v e l o p s an in t e g r a te d pro duction s c h e d ­
ulin g, i n v e n t o r y c o n t r o l , cost a n a l y s i s , and s ale s a n a ly s is r e c o r d in which
e v e r y i te m o f eac 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 full s y s te m
o f r e c o r d s and a p p r o p r i a t e fo llo w u p actions a r e in itia te d by the com p u te 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 im p l i c a t io n s o f new or 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 a k e s r e c o m m e n d a t i o n s , if needed,
f o r a p p r o v a l o f m a j o r s y s t e m s in s ta lla tio n s o r changes and f o r obtaining
e q u i p m e n t.

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F o r w a g e study p u r p o s e s , s y s t e m s an alys ts a r e c l a s s i f i e d as f o l l o w s :

follo w in g

C la s s A .
P e r f o r m s c o m p l e t e r e p o r t i n g and ta bulating a s s ig n m e n ts
includin g d e v i s i n g d i f fi c u l t c o n t r o l panel w i r i n g under 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 long and c o m p l e x r e p o r t s which
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 na tu re
and s e qu e n c in g o f o p e r a t i o n s , and the us e o f a v a r i e t y o f m a c h in e s .
Is
t y p i c a l l y in v o l v e d in t r a i n i n g n e w o p e r a t o r s in m achin e op e r a tio 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 sequ 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 oe s not include p os 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 ti o n of p r e w i r e d b o a r d s .

M a y p r o v i d e func tio nal
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.
P e r f o r m s w o r k a c c o r d i n g to e s ta b lis h e d p r o c e d u r e s and
u n de r 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 in v o lv 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 fi c u l t tab u la tin g o r e l e c t r i c a l accounting m a c h in e s such as
the ta b u la to r and c a l c u l a t o r , in ad dition to the s i m p l e r m a c h in e s used by
class C o p e r a to r s .
M a y be r e q u i r e d to do s om 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 tio n s .

le v el

s y s te m s

an alysts

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 chem e or 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 ind ep end ently on routine a s s ig n m e n ts and
r e c e i v e s in s tr u c tio n and guid ance on c o m p l e x a s s i g n m e n t s . W o r k is r e v i e w e d
f o r a c c u r a c y o f ju d g m e n t , c o m p l i a n c e w ith in s tr u c ti o n s , and to insure p r o p e r
a lig n m e n t w ith the o v e r a l l s y s t e m .

Professional and Technical
BUSINESS

C la s s C . W o r k s un der i m m e d i a t e s u p e r v i s i o n , c a r r y i n g out a n a l y ­
ses as a s s i g n e d , u s u a lly o f a s in g le a c t i v i t y .
A s s i g n m e n t s are d e s ig n e d to
d e v e l o p and expand p r a c t i c a l e x p e r i e n c e in the ap p lic a tio n o f p r o c e d u r e s and
s k i l l s r e q u i r e d f o r s y s t e m s a n a l y s i s w o r k . F o r e x a m p l e , m a y a s s is t a hig he r
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 the d e ta 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 alyst.

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
t h 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 equ 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 enable p r o g r a m m e r s to p r e p a r e
req u ire d digital com puter p r o g r a m s .
W o r k i n v o l v e s m o s t o f 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 ated and i d e n t i f i e s c on ditions
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 es u lts; s p e c i f i e s n u m b e r and




to l o w e r

C la s s B.
W o r k s ind ep end ently o r under 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 lic a te 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 ca 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 te d .
( F o r e x a m p le ,
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 accounts in a bank, m ainta ining
accounts r e c e i v a b l e in a r e t a i l e s ta b l i s h m e n t, o r m ainta ining in v e n t o r y
ac cou nts in a m an u fa c tu rin g o r w h o l e s a l e e s ta b lis h m e n t.)
C o n f e r s with 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 is e s
s u b j e c t - m a t t e r p e r s o n n e l on the im p l i c a t io n s o f the data p r o c e s s i n g s y s te m s
to be ap p li ed.

C la s s C.
U n d e r s p e c i f i c i n s tr u c tio n s , op e r a te 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 ­
duc ing 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 lv e p o r t i o n s o f a
w o r k unit, f o r e x a m p l e , in d i v i d u a l s o r tin g o r colla ting runs, o r r e p e t i t i v e
operation s.
May perform
s i m p l e w i r i n g f r o m d i a g r a m s , and do s o m e
filin g w ork.

COM PUTER SYSTEMS A N A L Y S T ,

directio n

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C O M P U T E R P R O G R A M M E R , BUSINESS— Continued

C o n v e r t s s ta te m e n ts o f b u s in e s s p r o b l e m s , t y p i c a l l y p r e p a r e d by a
s y s t e m s a n a l y s t , into a s e q u e n c e o f d e t a i l e d i n s tr u c tio n s w h ic h a r e r e q u i r e d
to s o l v e th e p r o b l e m s by a u t o m a tic data p r o c e s s i n g equip m en t. W o r k i n g f r o m
charts 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 in s tr u c tio n s w h ic h ,
when e n te r e d into the c o m p u te r s y s t e m in cod ed la n g u a g e , cause the m a n i p u ­
lation 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 sub je ct m a t t e r i n v o l v e d to a n a l y z e c h a r ts and
d i a g r a m s o f th e p r o b l e m to be p r o g r a m m e d ; d e v e l o p s s e qu e n c e o f p r o g r a m
ste ps; w r i t e s d e ta i l e d f l o w c h a r ts to show o r d e r in w h ich data w i l l be
p r o c e s s e d ; c o n v e r t s th e s e c h a r ts to c o d e d i n s tr u c tio n s f o r m a c h in e to f o l l o w ;
te s ts and c o r r e c t s p r o g r a m s ; p r e p a r e s i n s tr u c tio n s f o r o p e r a t i n g p e r s o n n e l
dur ing 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 ti n g e f f i c i e n c y o r adapt to ne w r e q u i r e m e n t s ; m ain 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 this is the s k i l l used to d e t e r m i n e t h e i r pay.)

input data which a r e r e a d i l y a v a i l a b l e .
W h i l e 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 been 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 sequencing o f data can be t e s t e d by using a f e w routin e c h e c k s . T y p i c a l l y ,
the p r o g r a m d eals with routin e r e c o r d k e e p i n g o p e r a t i o n s .
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 ) under c l o s e
d i r e c t i o n o f a h ig h e r l e v e l p r o g r a m m e r o r s u p e r v i s 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 independently p e r f o r m i n g l e s s d i f fi c u l t ta s k s a s s i g n e d ,
and p e r f o r m i n g m o r e d i ffic u lt ta s k s un der f a i r l y c l o s e d i r e c t i o n .
M a y guide o r

C la s s 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 on cep ts u s u ally le a r n e d in f o r m a l t r a i n i n g c o u r s e s .
A ssign m en ts are
d e s ig n e d to d e v e l o p c o m p e t e n c e in th e a p p lic a tio n o f sta ndard 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 new 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 is r e v i e w e d to v e r i f y its 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.

D oe s not in clu de 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 ­
ment o r s u p e r v i s i o n o f ot 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/ or 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 ,

program m ers

COMPUTER OPERATOR

a r e c l a s s i f i e d as f o l l o w 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 in 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 inclu des m o s t o f the f o l l o w i n g :
Studies i n s tr u c ti o n s to
d e t e r m i n e equipment setup and o p e r a t i o n s ; lo a d s equip m en t w ith r e q u i r e d
i t e m s (tap e r e e l s , c a r d s , e tc . ) ; 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 equip m en t into
c i r c u i t , and s ta r ts and o p e r a t e s c o m p u t e r ; m a k e s 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 op e r a tin 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 itio n s ; r e v i e w s e r r o r s m a d e
dur ing o p e r a tio n and d e t e r m i n e s c a u s e o r r e f e r s p r o b l e m to s u p e r v i s o r o r
p r o g r a m m e r ; and m ain ta ins o p e r a t i n g r e c o r d s .
M a y t e s t and a s s i s t in
correctin g program .

C lass A.
W o r k s in d e p e n d e n tly o r un der o n ly g e n e r a l d i r e c t i o n on
c o m p l e x p r o b l e m s w h ich r e q u i r e c o m p e t e n c e in a l l phas e s o f p r o g r a m m i n g
con cepts 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 id e n ti f y
the nature 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 steps 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 tw 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 routin e;
plans th e f u l l r a n g e o f p r o g r a m m i n g a c 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 te 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 equ ipm en t
must 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
nu m e rou s and d i v e r s e data e l e m e n t s .
A w i d e v a r i e t y and e x t e n s i v e n u m b e r
o f in t e r n a l p r o c e s s i n g a c tio n s must o c c u r .
T h i s r e q u i r e s such a c tio n s as
d e v e lo p m e n t o f c o m m o n o p e r a t i o n s w h i c h can be r e u s e d , e s ta b lis h m e n t o f
link ag e p oin ts b e tw e e n o p e r a t i o n s , ad 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 en 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 a n ip u la tion 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 ig h ly i n t e g r a t e d p r o g r a m .

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

For

w a g e study

purposes,

com puter

operators

are

c la ssified

as

follo w s:
C la 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 te r running p r o g r a m s w ith m o s t o f the f o l l o w i n g c h a r a c t e r i s t i c s :
N e w p r o g r a m s a r e f r e q u e n t l y t e s t e d and i n t r o d u c e d ; s c he d u li ng 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 ti 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 sig n so that id e n t i f i c a t i o n o f e r r o r s o u r c e ofte n r e q u i r e s a w o r k i n g
k n o w le d g e of the to ta 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 guid ance to l o w e r l e v e l o p e r a t o r s .

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

C la s s B . O p e r a t e s in d e p e n d e n tly , o r u n de r on ly g e n e r a l d i r e c t i o n ,
a c o m p u te r running p r o g r a m s w ith m o s t o f th e f o l l o w i n g c h a r a c t e r i s t i c s :
M o s t o f the p r o g r a m s a r e e s t a b l i s h e d p r o d u c 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 is ; t h e r e is l i t t l e o r no t e s t i n g o f n e w p r o g r a m s
r e q u i r e d ; a lte 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 cannot be c o r r e c t e d w ith in a r e a s o n a b l y s h o rt t i m e .
In

C l a s s B.
W o r k s i n d e p e n d e n tly o r under o n l y 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 r o d u c e data in tw o
o r th r e e v a r i e d s e q u e n c e s o r f o r m a t s .
R e p o r t s and l i s t i n g s a r e p r o d u c e d by
r e f i n i n g , adaptin g, a r r a y i n g , o r m a k in g m i n o r addition s to o r d e l e t i o n s f r o m




instr uct l o w e r l e v e l p r o g r a m m e r s .

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D R AFTER-TRACER

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 cause and takes c o r r e c t i v e action.
T h is
u s u a lly i n v o l v e s ap p ly in g p r e v i o u s l y p r o g r a m m e d c o r r e c t i v e s te p s , o r using
stan da rd c o r r e c t i o n t e c h n iq u e s .

C o p ie s
cloth o r p a p e r
include t r a c i n g
l a r g e s c a l e not

plans and d r a w in g s p r e p a r e d by ot h e rs by placing t r a c in g
o v e r d r a w in g s and t r a c i n g w ith pen o r p e n c il.
(D oes not
l i m i t e d to plans p r i m a r i l y c on s is tin g o f straigh t lines and a
r e q u i r i n g c l o s e d e lin e a tio n .)

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 om p u te 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 the c h a r a c t e r i s t i c s d e s c r i b e d f o r c la s s A .
M ay
a s s i s t a h ig h e r l e v e l o p e r a t o r by in dependently p e r f o r m i n g l e s s d i f fi c u l t tasks
a s s i g n e d , and p e r f o r m i n g d i f fi c u l t tasks f o l l o w i n g d e taile d in s tr u c tio n s and
w i t h f re q u e n t r e v i e w o f o p e r a t i o n s p e r f o r m e d .

C la s s C.
W o r k s on rou tin e p r o g r a m s under c l o s e s u p e r v i s i o n .
Is
e x p e c te d 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 com p ute r equip m en t used and
a b i l i t y to d e te ct p r o b l e m s i n v o l v e d in running routine p r o g r a m s .
U s u a lly has
r e c e i v e d s o m e f o r m a l t r a i n i n g in com p ute r op e ratio n .
M a y a s s i s t h ig h e r
l e v e l o p e r a t o r 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 ta tio n o f c o m p l e x i te m s having
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 tl y f r o m e s ta b l i s h e d d ra ftin g
preced en ts.
W o r k s in c l o s e sup por t with the d e sig n o r i g i n a t o r , and m a y
r e c o m m e n d m i n o r d e s i g n ch an ge s .
A n a l y z e s the e ffe c t o f eac 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 ela tion sh ip s o f c om p onen ts and
p a r t s . W o r k s w i t h a m i n i m u m o f s u p e r v i s o r y a s s is ta n c e . C o m p l e te 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 te 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 i n a ti o n s . M a y e i t h e r p r e p a r e d r a w i n g s o r d i r e c t th e ir p r e p a r a t i o n by l o w e r
le v e l d ra fters .
C la s s B.
P e r f o r m s nonroutine and c o m p l e x d ra ft in g a s s ig n m e n ts
that r e q u i r e the a p p l i c a t i o n o f m o s t o f the sta n da rd ized d r a w i n g techn iq ues
r e g u l a r l y us ed.
D u tie s t y p i c a l l y in v o l v e such w o r k as:
P r e p a r e s w orking
d r a w i n g s o f s u b a s s e m b l i e s w ith i r r e g u l a r sha pes, m u ltip le fu n c tio n s , and
p r e c i s e pos it io nal r e l a t i o n s h i p s b e tw e e n com ponents ; 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 build ing including d etail d r a w i n g s o f f o u n ­
d a tio n s , w a l l s e c t i o n s , f l o o r p l a n s , and r o o f.
U s e s a c c e p t e d f o r m u l a s and
m a n u a ls in m a k in g n e c e s s a r y com puta tions to d e t e r m i n e qu antities o f
m a t e r i a l s to be us e d , lo a d c a p a c i t i e s , s tr en gth s , s t r e s s e s , etc.
R eceives
i n i t i a l in 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 o m p le te d
w o r k is c heck ed f o r t e c h n i c a l ad equ ac y.
C la s s C.
P r e p a r e s d e t a i l d ra w in g s o f single units or p a r ts f o r
e n g i n e e r i n g , c o n s t r u c t i o n , m a n u f a c tu r in g , o r r e p a i r p u r p o s e s .
Types of
d r a w i n g s p r e p a r e d in c lu d e i s o m e t r i c p r o j e c t i o n s (d e pic tin g t h r e e d im e n s io n s
in a c c u r a t e s c a l e ) and s e c t i o n a l v i e w s to c l a r i f y p os itio n in g o f com p one 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 o n s o lid a te s de tails f r o m a nu m b er o f
s o u r c e s and a d justs o r t r a n s p o s e s s c a l e as r e q u i r e d .
Su gg e sted m eth od s o f
a p p r o a c h , a p p l i c a b l e p r e c e d e n t s , and a d v i c e on sou rc 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 tio n s a r e l e s s c o m p l e t e when a s s i g n m e n ts
recur.
W o r k m a y be s p o t - c h e c k e d during p r o g r e s s .




AND/OR
P r e p a r e s s i m p l e o r r e p e t i t i v e d r a w in g s o f e a s i l y v is u a l i z e d ite m s .
W o r k is c l o s e l y s u p e r v i s e d during p r o g r e s s .
E L E C T R O N IC S T E C H N IC IA N
W o r k s on v a r i o u s ty p e s o f e l e c t r o n i c equipment and r e la te d d e v i c e s
by p e r f o r m i n g one o r a c om b in atio n o f the fo l l o w i n g :
I n s ta llin g , m aintaining,
r e p a i r i n g , o v e r h a u lin 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 stru c tin g, and te s ting .
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 dg 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 lfu n c tio n s , and s k ill to put equipment in
r e q u i r e d o p e r a tin g con dition.
T h e equip m en t— c o n s is tin g o f e ith e r m an y d i f f e r e n t kinds of c irc u it s
o r m u ltip le r e p e ti ti o n o f the s am e kind o f c i r c u i t — in c lu d e s , but is not l i m ite d
to , the fo l l o w i n g :
(a) E l e c t r o n i c tr a n s m i t t i n g and r e c e i v i n g equipment ( e . g . ,
r a d a r , r a d i o , t e l e v i s i o n , te le p h o n e , s on ar, n a v ig a tio n a l a i d s ) , (b) d igita l and
an alo g c o m p u t e r s , and (c) in d u s tr ia l and m e d i c a l m e a s u r i n g and co n tro llin g
equipm en t.
T h is c l a s s i f i c a t i o n e x c lu d e s r e p a i r e r s o f such standard e l e c t r o n i c
equipment as c o m m o n o f f i c e m a c h in e s and h ousehold r a d io and t e l e v i s i o n
sets ; 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 te s t in s tr u m e n ts ; te c h n ic ia n s who have a d m i n i s tr a ti v e
o r s u p e r v i s o r y r e s p o n s i b i l i t y ; and d r a f t e r s , d e s i g n e r s , and p r o f e s s i o n a l
en gin eers.
Positions
d e fin itio n s .

are

c la ssified

into

l e v e l s on the b a s is of the f o llo w in g

C la s s A . A p p l i e s ad v an c e t e c h n i c a l k n o w le d g e to s o lv e unusually
c o m p l e x p r o b l e m s ( i . e . , th ose that t y p i c a l l y cannot be s o lv e d s o l e l y by r e f e r ­
ence to m a n u f a c t u r e r s ' m an uals o r s i m i l a r docum ents ) in w o rk in g on e l e c ­
tr o n i c equ ip m en t.
E x a m p l e s o f such p r o b l e m s include lo c a t i o n and density of
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 ia tio n , is o l a t i n g m alfu n c tio n s , and frequen t
e n g i n e e r i n g chan ges.
W o r k in v o l v e s :
A d e ta ile d understandin g of the i n t e r ­
r e la tio n s h ip s o f c i r c u i t s ; e x e r c i s i n g independent judgment in p e r f o r m i n g such
tasks as m ak in g c i r c u i t a n a l y s e s , ca lc u la tin g w a v e f o r m s , tr a c i n g r e l a t i o n ­
ships in s ig n al f l o w ; and r e g u l a r l y using c o m p l e x te s t in strum ents ( 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 ti o n m e t e r s , p u ls e 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 by s u p e r v i s o r ( f r e q u e n t l y an eng ine e r or
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 provide
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 ic ia n 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 solv 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 anuals o r s i m i l a r d ocum ents ) in w o rk in g on

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M A IN T E N A N C E E L E C T R IC IA N

e l e c t r o n i c e qu ip m en t.
W o rk in vo lves:
A f a m i l i a r i t y w ith the i n t e r r e l a t i o n ­
ships o f c i r c u i t s ; and ju d g m e nt in d e t e r m i n i n g w o r k se qu e n c e and in s e l e c t i n g
to o ls and te s ti n g in s t r u m e n t s , u s u a lly l e s s c o m p l e x than th o s e used by the
c la s s A te c h n ic ia n .

P e r f o r m s a v a r i e t y of e l e c t r i c a l t r a d e functio ns such as the i n s t a l ­
l a tio n , m ainte n ance, o r r e p a i r o f e quip m en t f o r the g e n e r a t i o n , d is tr ib u t io n ,
o r u tiliz a tio n of 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 o r k in vo lves m ost
o f the f o l l o w i n g : In s tallin g o r r e p a i r i n g any o f a v a r i e t y o f e l e c t r i c a l e q u i p ­
m ent such as g e n e r a 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 , heating units, conduit s y s t e m s , o r ot h e r t r a n s m i s s i o n
equip m ent; w o rk in 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 t s , o r oth e r s p e c i f i ­
c atio ns ; locatin g and diagnosing 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 rk in g standa rd com puta tions r e l a t i n g to lo a d r e q u i r e m e n t s o f w i r i n g
o r e l e c t r i c a l equipment; and u s in g a v a r i e t y o f e l e c t r i c i a n ' s ha ndto ols and
m e a s u r i n g and te s tin g in s tr u m e n ts .
In g e n e r a l , the w o r k o f the m ain 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 rounded t r a i n i n g and e x p e r i e n c e u s u a lly a c q u i r e d th ro ugh
a f o r m a l a p p re n tic es h ip o r e qu iv a le n t t r a i n i n g and e x p e r i e n c e .

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 ic ia 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 te c h n i c a l guid ance to l o w e r
l e v e l t e c h n ic ia n s .
C la 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
routin e tasks in w o r k i n g on e l e c t r o n i c equip m en t, f o l l o w i n g d e ta ile d i n s t r u c ­
tions w h ich c o v e r v i r t u a l l y a l l p r o c e d u r e s .
W o r k t y p i c a l l y i n v o l v e s such
tasks as:
A s s i s t i n g h ig h e r l e v e l te c h n ic ia n s b y p e r f o r m i n g such a c t i v i t i e s as
r e p l a c i n g c o m p o n e n ts , w i r i n g c i r c u i t s , and ta k in g t e s t r e a d i n g s ; r e p a i r i n g
s i m p l e e l e c t r o n i c equip m en t; and using to o l s and c o m m o n te s t i n s tr u m e n ts
( e . g . , m u l t i m e t e r s , audio s ig n a l g e n e r a t o r s , tube t e s t e r s , o s c i l l o s c o p e s ) .
Is not r e q u i r e d to be f a m i l i a r w it h 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 .
T h is
k n o w le d g e , h o w e v e r , m a y be a c q u i r e d th ro u gh a s s ig n m e n ts d e s i g n e d to
i n c r e a s e c o m p e t e n c e (in c lu d in g c l a s s r o o m tr a i n i n g ) so that w o r k e r
can
advance to h i g h e r l e v e l 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 uid ance, 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 icia 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 i v e n d e ta i l e d r e v i e w
when n e w o r a d v a n c e d a s s i g n m e n t s a r e in v o lv e d .
R E G IS T E R E D IN D U S T R IA L NURSES
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 under 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 in ju re d e m p l o y e e s o r o t h e r p e r s o n s wh o b e c o m e i l l o r
s u ffer an a c c id en t on the p r e m i s e s of a f a c t o r y o r o l h e r e s ta b lis h m e n t.
Duties in v o l v e a c o m b in a tio n o f th e f o l l o w i n g :
G iv in g f i r s t aid to the i l l o r
inju re d; attending to subsequent d r e s s i n g o f e m p l o y e e s ' i n j u r i e s ; k e ep in g
r e c o r d s o f p atie nts t r e a t e d ; p r e p a r i n g a c c id en t r e p o r t s f o r c o m p e n s a tio n o r
oth 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 in a tio n s and he alth e v alu atio n s o f
ap p licants and e m p l o y e e s ; and planning and c a r r y i n g out p r o g r a m s in v o l v i n g
health education, ac c id e n t p r e v e n t i o n , ev alu atio n o f plant e n v i r o n m e n t , o r
other a c t i v i t i e s a f f e c t i n g the he alt h, w e l f a r e , and s a f e ty o f a l l p e r s o n n e l .
N u r s i n g s u p e r v i s o r s o r head n u r s e s in e s ta b l i s h m e n ts e m p l o y i n g m o r e than
one n u rs e a r e e x clu d ed .

Maintenance, Toolroom, and Powerplant

M A IN T E N A N C E P A IN T E R
P ain ts 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 ­
lis 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 f a c e p e c u l i a r i t i e s
and ty p e s of 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 f a c e f o r
painting by r e m o v i n g old finish o r b y p l a c i n g putty o r f i l l e r in na il h o le s and
i n t e r s t i c e s ; and applyin g paint w ith s p r a y gun o r bru sh.
M ay m ix c o lo rs ,
o i l s , white le ad , and other paint i n g r e d i e n t s to ob ta in p r o p e r c o l o r o r
c o n s is te n c y .
In g e n e r a l , the w o r k o f the m ain te n a n c e p a i n t e r r e q u i r e s
roun ded train in 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 equivalent t r a in in g and e x p e r i e n c e .
M A IN T E N A N C E M AC H IN IS T
P r o d u c e s r e p l a c e m e n t p a r t s and n e w p a r t s in m ak in g r e p a i r s of
m e t a l p arts o f m e c h a n i c a l equip m en t o p e r a t e d in an e s ta b l i s h m e n t.
W ork
i n v o l v e s m ost o f the f o l l o w i n g : I n t e r p r e t i n g w r i t t e n in s tr u c tio n s and s p e c i ­
f i c a t i o n s ; planning and la y in g out o f w o r k ; using a v a r i e t y o f m a c h i n i s t ' s
handtools 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 ; setting up and o p e r a t i n g
standard m achin e to o ls ; 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 aking
sta ndard shop com putations 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 , to o l i n g , f e e d s ,
and s p ee d s o f m achin in g; k n o w le d g e o f th e w o r k i n g p r o p e r t i e s o f the c o m m o n
m e t a l s ; s e le c tin g standard m a t e r i a l s , p a r t s , and equipm en t r e q u i r e d f o r this
w o r k ; and fitting and a s s e m b l i n g p a r t s into m e c h a n i c a l equip 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 usually a c q u i r e d th ro u gh a f o r m a l a p p r e n t i c e s h i p o r e q u iv a le n t
t r a i n i n g and e x p e r i e n c e .

M A IN T E N A N C E C A R P E N T E R

M A I N T E N A N C E M E C H A N IC (M a ch in ery )

P e r f o r m s the c a r p e n t r y duties n e c e s s a r y to c o n stru c t and m a in ta in
in good r e p a i r b uil d in g w o o d w o r k and equipm en t such as b in s , c r i b s , c o u n te r s ,
b e n c h e s , p a r t i t i o n s , d o o r s , f l o o r s , s t a i r s , c a s i n g s , and t r i m m a d e o f w o o d
in an e s ta b lis 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 o f w o r k f r o m b l u e p r i n ts , d r a w i n g s , m o d e l s , o r v e r b a l in s tr u c tio 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 standa rd
m e a s u r i n g i n s tr u m e n ts ; m a k in g s ta n dard 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 th e w o r k .
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 c a r p e n t e r r e q u i r e s rounded t r a i n i n g and e x p e r i ­
ence 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 tr a in in 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 equip m en t o f an e s ta b lis 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
equip m en t to d iag nose 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 tlin g
m a c h i n e s and p e r f o r m i n g r e p a i r s that m a i n l y i n v o l v e the us e o f handtools in
s c r a p i n g and fit tin g p a r ts ; r e p l a c i n g b r o k e n o r d e f e c t i v e p a r t s with i t e m s
obta in ed f r o m stock; o r d e r i n g th e p ro d u c tio n o f a r e p l a c e m e n t p a r t by a
m ac h in e shop o r sending the m a c h i n 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 of
p a r ts o r d e r e d f r o m m achine shops; r e a s s e m b l i n g m a c h i n e s ; and m ak ing a l l
n e c e s s a r y adjustm ents 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 ain te n an c e m ec h an ic 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 ally




M A I N T E N A N C E M E C H A N IC (M achinery)— Continued

M I L L W R I G H T — Continued

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 quiv ale nt tr a i n i n g and e x p e r i ­
ence.
E x c lu d e d f r o m th is c l a s s i f i c a t i o n a r e w o r k e r s w h os e p r i m a r y duties
i n v o l v e settin g up o r a d ju s tin g m a c h i n e s .

w o r k ; i n t e r p r e t i n g b lu e p rin ts o r ot h e r s p e c i f i c a t i o n s ; using a v a r i e t y o f handto o l s and r i g g i n g ; m ak in g standard shop com puta tions r e la tin g to s t r e s s e s ,
s tr en gth 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 ; alig n in g and balan cing e q u i p ­
m en t; s e l e c t i n g sta ndard t o o l s , e qu ip m en t, and p a r ts to be used; and insta ll ing
and m a in ta in in g in good o r d e r p o w e r t r a n s m i s s i o n equipm en t such as d r i v e s
and sp ee d r e d u c e r s .
In g e n e r a l , the m i l l w r i g h t ' s w o r k n o r m a l l y r e q u i r e s a
rounded tr 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 ugh a f o r m a l
a p p r e n ti c e s h i p o r e q u iv a le n t tr a i n i n g and e x p e r i e n c e .

M A I N T E N A N C E M E C H A N IC (M o to r V ehicles)
R e p a i r s a u t o m o b i l e s , b u s e s , m o t o r t r u c k s , and t r a c t o r s o f an e s t a b ­
l i s h m e n t . W o r k i n v o l v e s m o s t o f the f o l l o w i n g : E xa m in in g a u t o m o tiv e e q u i p ­
m en t to d i a g n o s e s o u r c e o f t r o u b l e ; d i s a s s e m b l i n g equipment 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 u s e o f such handtools 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 quip m en t in d i s a s s e m b l i n g o r fittin g p a r ts ; r e p l a c i n g b ro k en
o r d e f e c t i v e p a r t s f r o m stoc k ; g rin d in g and adjustin g v a l v e s ; r e a s s e m b l i n g
and in 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 ak in g n e c e s s a r y
a d ju s tm e n ts ; and a li g n i n g w h e e l s , adjusting b ra k e s and l i g h t s , o r tighte n in g
b od y 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 an c e m ec h a n ic
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 suall y a c q u ir 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 .
T h i s c l a s s i f i c a t i o n d oes not include
t o m e r s ' v e h i c l e s in a u t o m o b i l e r e p a i r shops.

m e c h a n ic s

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M A IN T E N A N C E TRADES H E LP E R
A s s i s t s one o r m o r e w o r k e r s in the s k i l l e d m ainten ance t r a d e s , by
p e r f o r m i n g s p e c i f i c o r g e n e r a l duties o f l e s s e r s k i l l , such as keeping a
w o r k e r supplied w ith m a t e r i a l s and t o o l s ; c le a n in g w o r k i n g a r e a , m ac hine ,
and equip m en t; a s s i s t i n g jo u r n e y m a n by holding m a t e r i a l s o r to o ls ; and p e r ­
f o r m i n g ot h e r u n s k ille d ta s k s as d i r e c t e d by jo u r n e y m a n .
The kind o f w o r k
the h e l p e r is p e r m i t t e d to p e r f o r m v a r i e s f r o m t r a d e to tr a d e :
In som e
t r a d e s the h e l p e r is con fin ed to sup plying, l i f t i n g , and holding 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 rs 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 in e o p e r a t i o n s , o r p a r t s o f a t r a d e that a r e also p e r f o r m e d
by w o r k e r s on a f u l l - t i m e b a s is .

cus­

M A IN T E N A N C E P IP E F IT T E R

M A C H IN E -T O O L O P E R A T O R (TO O LR O O M )

I n s ta lls o r r e p a i r s w a t e r , s te a m , g a s , o r other ty p es 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 fo 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 itio n o f pipe f r o m d r a w in g s o r oth e r
w r i t t e n s p e c i f i c a t i o n s ; cu ttin g v a r i o u s s i z e s o f pip e to c o r r e c t length s with
c h i s e l and h a m m e r o r o x y a c e t y l e n e t o r c h o r p ip e - c u t tin g m a c h i n e s ; th re ad in g
p ip e w ith s to c k s and d i e s ; bending p ip e by h a n d - d r iv e n o r p o w e r - d r i v e n
m a c h i n e s ; a s s e m b l i n g p ip e w ith c oup lin gs and faste nin g pip e to h a n g e r s ;
m a k in g s tan da rd shop c o m p u ta tio n s r e la tin g to p r e s s u r e s , f l o w , and s i z e o f
p ip e r e q u i r e d ; and m a k in g s tan da rd t e s t s to d e t e r m i n e w h ether f in is h e d p ip es
m eet sp ecificatio n s.
In g e n e r a l , the w o r k o f the m ainten ance 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 ally a c q u ir 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 build ing sanitation o r heatin g s y s t e m s
a r e e x c lu d e d .

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 typ e o f m ac hine
t o o l ( e . g . , j i g b o r e r , g rin d in g m a c h i n e , eng ine la th e , m i l l i n g m achine) to
m a c h in e m e t a l f o r us e in m ak in g o r m ain 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 ld s used in shaping o r f o r m i n g m e t a l o r
nonm etallic m a te r ia l (e .g ., plastic, p la s te r, rubber, g la ss).
W o rk typica lly
i n v o l v e s : P lan n in g and p e r f o r m i n g d i f fi c u l t m ac h in in g op e r a tio n s which
r e q u i r e c o m p l i c a t e d setups o r a high d e g r e e o f a c c u r a c y ; setting up mac hine
t o o l o r to o l s ( e . g . , i n s ta ll cutting t o o l s and adjust g u id e s , stops, w o rk in g
t a b l e s , and ot h e r c o n t r o l s to handle the s i z e o f stoc k to be m ac hined;
d e t e r m i n e p r o p e r f e e d s , s p e e d s , t o o l i n g , and o p e r a t i o n sequence o r s e le c t
th o s e p r e s c r i b e d in d r a w i n g s , b l u e p r in ts , o r l a y o u t s ); using a v a r i e t y of
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 ; m ak in g n e c e s s a r y ad justm ents during
m ac 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 im e n s io n s to v e r y c l o s e t o l e r a n c e s .
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 ica tin g o i l s ,
to r e c o g n i z e when t o o l s need d r e s s i n g , and to d r e s s t o o l s .
In g e n e r a l , the
w o r k o f a m a c h i n e - t o o l o p e r a t o r ( t o o l r o o m ) at the s k i l l l e v e l c a l l e d f o r in
th is c l a s s i f i c a t i o n r e q u i r e s e x t e n s i v e k n o w 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 ally 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
ex p erien ce.

M A IN T E N A N C E S H E E T -M E T A L WORKER
F a b r i c a t e s , i n s t a l l s , and m ain ta in s in good r e p a i r the s h e e t - m e t a l
e qu ip m en t and f i x t u r e s (s u c h as m ac h in e g u ards , g r e a s e pans, s h e l v e s ,
l o c k e r s , tan k s, v e n t i l a t o r s , ch u tes , duc ts, m e t a l r o o fin g ) o f an e s ta b lis h m e n t.
W o r k i n v o l v e s m o s t o f th e f o l l o w i n g :
P la nn ing and la y in g out a l l ty p e s o f
s h e e t - m e t a l m a i n te n a n c e w o r k f r o m b lu e p rin 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 ; s e tti n g 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 es 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 ; usin g a v a r i e t y o f handtools in cutting, bending, f o r m i n g , shaping,
f i t t i n g , and a s s e m b l i n g ; and i n s t a l l i n g s h e e t - m e t a l a r t i c l e s as r e q u i r e d .
In
g e n e r a l , the w o r k o f the m a i n te n a n c e s h e e t - m e t a l w o r k e r r e q u i r e s 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 iv a le n t t r a i n i n g and e x p e r i e n c e .

F o r c r o s s - i n d u s t r y w a g e study p u r p o s e s , th is c l a s s i f i c a t i o n does not
inclu de m a c h i n e - t o o l o p e r a t o r s ( t o o l r o o m ) e m p l o y e d in t o o l and die jobbing
shops.
T O O L A N D D IE M A K E R
C o n s tr u c ts and r e p a i r s j i g s , f i x t u r e s , cutting t o o l s , g au g es , or
m e t a l d ie s o r m o ld s used in shaping o r f o r m i n g m e t a l o r n o n m e ta llic
m a t e r ia l (e .g ., plastic, p la s te r, rubber, g la ss).
W o rk typ ica lly in v o lve s :
P la n n in g and la y in g out w o r k a c c o r d i n g to m o d e l s , b l u e p r in ts , d r a w in g s , or
ot 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 dersta nd in g the w o r k i n g p r o p e r t i e s of
c o m m o n m e t a l s and a l l o y s ; s e 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

M IL L W R IG H T
I n s ta lls n e w m a c h i n e s o r h e a v y equip 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 quip m en t when changes in the plant layout a r e
required.
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 : Pla nn in g and l a y i n g out




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SHIPPING AND RECEIVING C L E R K

p r o c e s s e s r e q u i r e d to c o m p l e t e ta s k s ; m a k in g n e c e s s a r y shop c om p u tatio n s ;
se tting 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 l s and r e l a t e d equip m ent; using
v a r i o u s t o o l and d ie m a k e r ' s handtools and p r e c i s i o n m e a s u r i n g in 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 in is h e d t o o l s
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 ; fittin g and a s s e m b l i n g p a r ts 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 rounded t r a i n i n g in m a c h i n e - s h o p and t o o l r o o m p r a c t i c e
u s u a lly a c q u i r e d th ro u gh f o r m a l a p p r e n t i c e s h i p o r e qu iv a le n t t r a i n i n g and
experien ce.

P r e p a r e s m e r c h a n d i s e f o r sh ip m en t, o r r e c e i v e s and is r e s p o n s i b l e
f o r in c o m in g shipments 01 m e r c h a n d i s e o r o t h e r m a t e r i a l s .
Shipping w o r k
i n v o l v e s : A k n o w le d g e o f shipping p r o c e d u r e s , p r a c t i c e s , r o u t e s , a v a i l a b l e
m ea n s o f t r a n s p o r ta t io n , and r a t e s ; and p r e p a r i n g r e c o r d s o f the good s
shipped, m ak ing 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 r g e s , and
k e ep in 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 shipment.
R eceivin g w o rk in v o lv e s : V e rify in g or directin 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 ag ain s t b i l l s o f la d in g ,
i n v o i c e s , or oth e r r e c o r d s ; ch e c k in g f o r s h o r t a g e s and r e j e c t i n g d a m a g e d
g ood s ; routing m e r c h a n d i s e o r m a t e r i a l s to p r o p e r d e p a r t m e n t s ; and m a i n ­
ta in ing n e c e s s a r y r e c o r d s and f i l e s .

F o r c r o s s - i n d u s t r y w a g e study p u r p o s e s , th is c l a s s i f i c a t i o n d oe s not
include 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 i e s i n k e r s ) .

For

O p e r a t e s and m a in ta in s and m a y als o s u p e r v i s e the o p e r a t i o n o f
s ta tio n a r y e n g in e s and equipm en t ( m e c h a n i c a l o r e l e c t r i c a l ) to supply the
e s ta b lis h m e n t in w h ich e m p l o y e d w ith p o w e r , heat, r e f r i g e r a t i o n , o r a i r c on ditio nin g.
W o rk in vo lves:
O p e r a t i n g and m a in ta in in g equip m en t such as
s te 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 , t u r b i n e s , v e n ti l a t i n g
and r e f r i g e r a t i n g equ ip m en 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 pum ps;
m ak in g equip m en t r e p a i r s ; and k e ep in 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 on su m p tio n.
M a y a ls o s u p e r v i s e th e s e o p e r a t i o n s .
H ead o r c h i e f e n g i n e e r s in e s t a b l i s h m e n t s e m p lo y in g m o r e than one e n g i n e e r
a r e exc lu ded!

purposes,

w orkers

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follo w s:

WAREHOUSEMAN
A s d i r e c t e d , p e r f o r m s a v a r i e t y o f w a r e h o u s i n g duties w h ich r e q u i r e
an understandin 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 ) against r e c e i v i n g
d oc u m e n ts , no ting 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 ; routing
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 ta c 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
ta k in g in v e n t o r y o f s to r e d m a t e r i a l s ;
e x a m in in g
s t o r e d m a t e r i a l s and
r e p o r t i n g d e t e r i o r a t i o n and d a m a g e ; r e m o v i n g m a t e r i a l f r o m s t o r a g e and
p r e p a r i n g it f o r shipment.
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 in g duties.

B O ILE R T E N D E R
F ires
s t a t i o n a r y b o i l e r s to f u r n is h the e s ta b lis h m e n t in wh ich
e m p l o y e d w it h heat, p o w e r , o r s te a m .
F e e d s fu e ls to f i r e by hand o r
o p e r a t e s a m e c h a n i c a l s t o k e r , g a s , o r o i l b u r n e r ; and ch e c k s w a t e r and
s a fe ty v a l v e s .
M a y c le a n , o i l , o r a s s i s t in r e p a i r i n g b o i l e r r o o m equipm en t.

E xclu d e w o r k e r s w h os e p r i m a r y d u t i e s
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 ow e r t r u c k s ( s e e P o w e r - T r u c k
O p era tor).

Material Movement and Custodial

ORDER F IL L E R
F i l l s shipping o r t r a n s f e r o r d e r s f o r fi n i s h e d good s f r o m s to r e d
m e r c h a n d i s e in a c c o r d a n c e w ith s p e c i f i c a t i o n s on s a l e s s l i p s , c u s t o m e r s '
o r d e r s , o r ot h e r in s tr u c tio n s .
M a y , in a d d it io 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 tgo ing o r d e r s , r e q u i s i t i o n
a d d ition al stock o r r e p o r t sho rt 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 ot h e r
r e l a t e d duties.

TR U C K D R IV ER
D r i v e s a t r u c k w ith in a c i t y o r i n d u s tr ia 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 , equ ip m en 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 ts such as: M a n u fa c t u rin g p l a n t s , f r e i g h t d e p o t s , w a r e h o u s e s , w h o l e ­
s a le a n d
r e t a i l e s t a b l i s h m e n t s , o r b e tw 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 ' houses o r p l a c e s o f b u s in e s s .
M a y a ls o lo a d o r unload t r u c k with
o r without h e l p e r s , m a k e m i n o r m e c h a n i c a l r e p a i r s , and k e e p t r u c k in 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 e x c l u d e d .

SH IPPIN G P A C K E R
P r e p a r e s fin is h e d p ro d u c ts f o r sh ip m en t o r s t o r a g e by p l a c i n g th em
in shipping c o n t a i n e r s , the s p e c i f i c o p e r a t i o n s p e r f o r m e d b e in g d ependent
upon the t y p e , s i z e , and n u m b e r o f units to be p a c k e d , the t y p e o f c o n ta in e r
e m p l o y e d , and m ethod o f shipm en t.
W o r k r e q u i r e s the p l a c i n g o f i t e m s in
shipping c o n ta in 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 ite m s o f sto ck in o r d e r to v e r i f y content; s e l e c t i o n o f a p p r o p r i a t e
t y p e and s i z e o f c on ta in 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 ot 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 applyin g la b e l s o r e n t e r i n g i d e n t i f y i n g data on c o n ta in e r .
Packers
who a ls o m ak e wo od en b ox es o r c r a t e s a r e e x c lu d e d .

F o r w a g e study p u r p o s e s , t r u c k d r i v e r s a r e c l a s s i f i e d by s i z e and
ty p e o f e qu ip m en t, as f o l l o w s ;
( T r a c t o r - t r a i l e r should be r a t e d on the b as is
of t r a i l e r c a p a c i ty .)




study

Shipping c l e r k
R eceivin g clerk
Shipping and r e c e i v i n g c l e r k

S T A T IO N A R Y ENG IN EE R

T ru ck d rive r,
T ru ck d river,
T ru ck d river,
T ru ck d river,

wage

lig h t t r u c k (u n der 1 V 2 tons)
m e d i u m tr u c k ( l V z to and including 4 tons)
h e a v y tr u c k ( t r a i l e r ) ( o v e r 4 tons)
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 tons)

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GUARD AND W A TC H M A N

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 anufactu ring plant, s t o r e , or
o t h e r e s ta b l i s h m e n t w h o s e duties in v o lv e one o r m o r e o f the f o l l o w i n g :
L o a d i n g and un lo ading v a r i o u s m a t e r i a l s and m e r c h a n d i s e on o r f r o m f r e i g h t
c a r s , t r u c k s , o r o t h e r t r a n s p o r t i n g d e v i c e s ; unpacking, s h e l v i n g , o r p la c in 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 lo c atio n ; and tr 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 by 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 lu d e d .

Guard.
P e r f o r m s routine p o l i c e d uties, e ith e r at f ix e d post o r on
to u r , m a in ta in in g o r d e r , using 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 .
Includes
guards who a r e s ta tioned at g ate and check on id entit y o f e m p l o y e e s and
ot h e r p e r sons e n te r in g .
W a tc h m an .
M a k e s rounds o f p r e m i s e s
p r o p e r t y ag ain s t f i r e , th eft, and i l l e g a l e ntr y.

p e r i o d i c a l l y in p ro te c tin g

P O W E R -TR U C K O PE RA TO R
J A N I T O R , P O R T E R , OR C L E A N E R
O p e r a t e s a m a n u a lly 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 goods 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 fa c tu rin g p la nt, o r o t h e r e s ta b lis h m en t.

truck,

F o r w a g e study p u r p o s e s , w o r k e r s a r e c l a s s i f i e d by typ e o f p o w e r as f o l l o w s :
F ork lift operator
P o w e r - t r u c k o p e r a t o r ( o t h e r than f o r k l i f t )




C lea n s and keeps in an o r d e r l y c on ditio n f a c t o r y w o rk in 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 en t house, o r c o m m e r i c a l
o r ot h e r e s ta b lis h m e n t.
D uties i n v o l v e a c om b in atio n o f the f o l l o w i n g :
S w ee p in g , m op p in g o r sc 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 chips, tr a s h ,
and o t h e r r e f u s e ; dus ting equ ip m en t, f u r n i t u r e , o r f i x t u r e s ; p olis hin 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 supplies and m i n o r m ainte n anc e s e r v i c e s ;
and c le a n in g l a v a t o r i e s , s h o w e r s , and r e s t r o o m s .
W o r k e r s who s p e c i a l i z e
in w in do w w ash in g a r e exclu ded.

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Service Contract
Act Surveys
The follow ing areas are 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 in ­
i s t e r i n g the S e r v i c e C on trac t A c t
o f 1965.
S u r v e y re s u lt s a r e pub ­
lis h e d in r e l e a s e s w h ic h a r e a v a i l a ­
b le , at no c o s t, w h i l e sup plies la st
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 bac k c o v e r .
Alaska (statew ide)
A lb a n y , Ga.
A l e x a n d r i a —L e e s v i l l e , L a .
A lp e n a —
Standish—T a w a s C ity , M ic h .
Ann A r b o r , M ic h.
A tla n tic C ity , N.J.
Augusta , Ga.—
S.C.
Au s tin , T e x .
B a k e r s f i e l d , C alif.
Baton R o u g e , L a.
B attle C r e e k , M ic h.
B eaum ont—P o r t Arthui^-O r a n g e , T e x .
Bea umont—P o r t A r t h u r — ran g e
O
and L a k e C h a r l e s , T e x . —L a .
B i l o x i —G u lfp o r t and P a s c a g o u l a —
M oss P oin t, M iss.
B ing ham ton , N . Y .
B i r m i n g h a m , A la .
B l oo m in gton —V in c e n n e s , Ind.
B rem erton—
Shelton , Wash .
B r u n s w i c k , Ga.
C e d a r R a p id s , Iow a
C ham p aig n—
Urb ana—Rantou l, 111.
C h a r l e s t o n —N o r t h C h a r le s t o n —
W a i t e r b o r o , S.C.
C h a r lo tt e — a s to n ia , N .C .
G
C h eyen ne, W y o .
C l a r k s v i l l e —H o p k i n s v i l l e , T e n n . - K y .
C o l o r a d o S p r i n g s , C olo.
C o lu m b ia — u m te r , S.C .
S
C olum b us, Ga.—A l a .
C olum b us, M i s s .
D e c a tu r , 111.
Des M o i n e s , Io w a
Duluth— u p e r i o r , M inn.—W is .
S
E l P a s o — l a m o g o r d o —L a s C r u c e s ,
A
T e x . —N. M e x .
E ug en e— p r i n g f i e l d —M e d f o r d , O r e g .
S
F a y e t t e v i l l e , N .C . *

* U .S .

GOVERNMENT PR IN TIN G O FFICE:




1979 -

F o r t L a u d e r d a l e —H o l l y w o o d
and W e s t P a l m B e a c h —
B o c a Raton, F l a .
F o r t S m ith , A r k . — kla.
O
F r e d e r i c k —H a g e r s t o w n —
C h a m b e r s b u r g , M d .—Pa.
G o l d s b o r o , N .C .
G rand Isla n d —H a s t i n g s , N e b r .
Guam, T e r r i t o r y o f
H a r r i s b u r g —L e b a n o n , P a .
K n o x v i l l e , Tenn.
Laredo, Tex.
L a s V e g a s —T on op ah , N e v .
L i m a , Ohio
L i t t l e R oc k —N o r th L i t t l e R oc k , A r k .
L o g a n s p o r t —P e r u , Ind.
L o rain—E l y r i a , O hio
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 a in e (s t a t e w i d e )
M a n s f i e l d , Ohio
M c A l l e n —P h a r r —Ed inb urg
and B r o w n s v i l l e —H a r lin g e n —
San B e n i t o , T e x .
M erid ia n , 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 —P e n s a c o l a —P a n a m a C it y,
A l a . —F la .
M on tana ( 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 —J a c k s o n v i l l e , N .C .
N e w H a m p s h i r e (s t a t e w i d e )
N e w L ondon—N o r w i c h , Conn.—R.I.
N o r t h Dakota ( s t a t e w i d e )
N orthern New Y o r k
N orthw est Texas
O rlando, Fla.
O xn ar d — i m i V a l l e y —V e n tu r a , C a lif.
S
P e o r i a , 111.
Phoen ix, A r iz .
P i n e B lu f f, 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 rh am , N .C .
Reno, N e v .
Sa lin a , K ans .

6 4 0 -0 4 8 / 8 8

Salin as—
Seasid e—M o n t e r e y , C a lif.
Sandusky, Ohio
Santa B a r b a r a —
Santa M a r i a —
L o m p o c , C ali f.
Savannah, Ga.
S e l m a , A la.
S h r e v e p o r t , L a.
South Dakota (s ta te w id e )
So uthern Idaho
Southwest V i r g i n i a
Spokane, Wash.
S p r i n g f i e l d , 111.
Stockton, Calif.
T a c o m a , Wash.
Tampa—
St. P e t e r s b u r g , F la .
T o p e k a , Kans.
Tu c s on —D o u g la s , A r i z .
T u l s a , Okla.
U p p e r P e n in s u la , M ic h.
V e r m o n t ( s ta te w i d e )
V i r g i n Islands o f the U.S.
W a c o and K i l l e e n —T e m p l e , T e x .
W a t e r l o o —C ed a r F a l l s , Iowa
W e s t V i r g i n i a ( s t a te w id e )
W i c h i t a F a l l s —Lawton—A l t u s ,
T e x.—
Okla.
W ilm in g to n , D el.—N.J .—Md.
Y akim a—Richland—K e n n e w ic k —
P e n d le to n , W ash .— r e g .
O

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
a c coun ta n ts , a u d ito rs , c h i e f a c c o u n t­
ants, a tt o r n e y s , jo b a n a ly s ts , d i r e c ­
to rs of p erson n el, b u yers, chem ists,
e n g i n e e r s , e n g i n e e r i n g te c h n icia 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 1980, N a tio n a l S u r v e y o f P r o ­
fess io 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 1977, $ 2.40
a c o p y , f r o m any o f the B L S r e ­
g i o n a l s a l e s o f f i c e s shown on the
b ack c o v e r , o r f r o m the S u p e r i n ­
tendent o f D o c u m e n ts , U.S. G o v e r n ­
m en t P r i n t i n g O f f i c e , W a sh in g 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 .
B u lle tin s
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 the bac k
c o v e r , o r f r o m the Su p e rin te n d e n t 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 s h in g to n , D .C . 20402.
M a k e checks p ayab le to Superin te ndent of
D o c u m e n ts .
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 s u r v e y s , c o v e r i n g the y e a r s
1970 th ro u g h 1976, 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 . 1977__________________________________________
A lb a n y —S ch en ectad y—T r o y , N . Y . , Sept. 1977_________________
A n a h e i m —Santa 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 7 . ............................................................................
A t l a n t a , G a . , M a y 1978 1....................................................... -........
B a l t i m o r e , M d . , A u g . 1978 1____________________________________
B i l l i n g s , M o n t . , J u ly 1978_______________________________________
B i r m i n g h a m , A l a . , M a r . 1978__________________________________
B o s to n , M a s s . , A u g . 1978 1_____________________________________
B u f fa l o , N . Y . , O c t. 1977 .................................................................
Canton, O h io , M a y 1978__________________________________________
C h a tta n o o g a , T e n n . —G a ., Sept. 1978 1-------------------------------C h i c a g o , 111., M a y 1978.............. ......................................................
C in c in n a ti, O h io —K y . —I n d . , July 1978__________________________
C l e v e l a n d , O h i o , Sept. 1978_____________________________________
C o lu m b u s , O h io , O c t. 1 9 77 -----------------------------------------------C or p u s C h r i s t i , T e x . , July 1978_________________ ____ __________
D a l l a s - F o r t W o r t h , T e x . , O c t. 1978 *_ ......................................
D a v e n p o r t—R o c k Isla n d —M o l i n e , Iow a —111., F e b . 1978-------D ay ton , O h io , D e c . 1977 1________________________________________
D ay ton a B e a c h , F l a . , A u g . 1978----- ----------------------------------D e n v e r —B o u l d e r , C o l o . , D e c . 1977 1---------------------------------D e t r o i t , M i c h . , M a r . 1978_______________________________________
F r e s n o , C a l i f . , June 1978 1----------------------------------------------G a i n e s v i l l e , F l a . , Sept. 1978---------------------------------------------G r e e n B a y , W i s . , July 1978 1 ........................................................
G r e e n s b o r o — in s to n -S a le m — igh Poin t,
W
H
N . C . , A u g . 1978........................................... ...................................
G r e e n v i l l e —S p a r ta n b u rg , S . C . , June 1978_____________________
H a r t f o r d , C onn ., M a r . 1978 1 --------------------------------------------H o u sto n , T e x . , A p r . 1978________________________________________
H u n t s v i l l e , A l a . , F e b . 1 9 78 ...... .................................................. .
I n d i a n a p o l i s , In d., O c t. 1 9 77 ---------------------------------------------J a c k s o n , M i s s . , Jan. 1978_______________________________________
J a c k s o n v i l l e , F l a . , D e c . 1 9 7 7 __________________________________
K a n s a s C i t y , M o . —K a n s . , Sept. 1978---------------------------------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 ct. 1977---------------------L o u i s v i l l e , K y . —Ind ., N o v . 1977 1_______________________________
M e m p h i s , T e n n .—A r k . —M i s s ., N o v . 1977---------------------------




B u l l e ti n number
and p r i c e *
1950-70, 80 cents
1950-52, 80 cents
1950-60,
2025-28,
2025-50,
2025-38,
2025-15,
2025-43,
1950-58,
2025-22,
2025-51,
2025-32,
2025-39,
2025-49,
1950-64,
2025-29,
2025-52,
2 0 25 -6 ,
1950-71,
2025-48,
1950-74,
2025-11,
2025-31,
2025-45,
2025-41,

$1.00
$1.40
$1.50
$1.00
80 cents
$1.50
$ 1.0 0
70 cents
$1.20
$1.30
$1.1 0
$1.30
$1.00
$1 .00
$1.50
70 cents
$ 1.1 0
$1.00
$1.40
$ 1.2 0
$ 1.2 0
$1.00
$1.20

2025-46,
2025-30,
202'5-14,
2025-23,
2 0 25-4,
1950-56,
2 0 25-1,
1950-67,
2025-53,
1950-61,
1950-66,
1950-63,

$1.00
$ 1.0 0
$ 1.2 0
$1.20
70 cents
$1.00
70 cents
70 cents
$ 1.3 0
$1.20
$1.20
70 cents

Area
M i a m i , F l a . , O ct. 1 977____________________________________ _____
M i l w a u k e e , W i s . , A p r . 1978 1 _______ ___ _______ _______ ________
M i n n e a p o l i s —St. P a u l , Minn.—W i s . , Jan. 1978 1_____________
N a s s a u - S u f f o l k , N . Y . , June 1978 1
____________________________
N e w a r k , N . J . , Jan. 1978 1____________ ______________ ____ _______
N e w O r l e a n s , L a . , Jan. 1978__________________________________
N e w Y o r k , N . Y . —N . J . , M a y 1978 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 , V a.—
N . C . , M a y 1978........ ........ ........................ .................. ........ .........
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 and
N e w p o r t N e w s — a m p to n , V a .—N . C . , M a y 1978____________
H
N o r t h e a s t P e n n s y l v a n i a , Aug. 1978____________________________
O k la h o m a C i t y , O k l a . , Au g . 1978______________________________
O m a h a , N e b r . - I o w a , O c t. 1977 1 ______________________________
P a t e r s o n —C lifto n —P a s s a i c , N .J . , June 1978 1 _______________
P h i l a d e l p h i a , P a . - N . J . , N ov . 1978........ .............. ..................
P i t t s b u r g h , P a . , Jan. 1978_____________ _______________________
P o r t l a n d , M a i n e , D e c . 1977_______________________ ____ _______
P o r t l a n d , O r e g . —W a s h . , M a y 1978____________ ____ ______ ____
P o u g h k e e p s ie , N . Y . , June 1978 1________________________ _____
P o u g h k e e p s ie —K in g s to n —N e w b u r g h , N . Y . , June 1978 1_____
W
P r o v i d e n c e — a r w i c k —P a w t u c k e t , R . I. —
M a s s . , June 1978....................................................... ..................
R i c h m o n d , V a . , June 1978______________________________________
St. L o u i s , M o .—111., M a r . 1978_________________________________
S a c r a m e n t o , C a l i f . , D ec. 1977 1___________________ ____ _______
Sagin aw, M i c h . , N o v . 1977_____________________________________
Salt L a k e C ity — g de n , Utah, N o v . 1977______________________
O
San A n to n i o , T e x . , M a y 1978____________ ______ _______________
San D i e g o , C a l i f . , N o v . 1977 1_________________________________
San F r a n c i s c o —O akland, C a l i f . , M a r . 1978 1_________________
San J o s e , C a l i f . , M a r . 1978 1________________ ____ ________ _____
Se attle —E v e r e t t , W a s h . , D ec. 1977____________________________
South Bend, Ind., Au g . 1978____________________________________
T o l e d o , O h io — i c h . , M a y 1978 1______________________________
M
T r e n t o n , N . J . , Sept. 1977_______________________________________
Utica—R o m e , N . Y . , July 1978__________________________________
W a sh in g to n , D .C .—M d .—V a . , M a r . 1978 1____________________
W i c h i t a , K a n s . , A p r . 1978______________________________________
W o r c e s t e r , M a s s . , A p r . 1 9 7 8 * ________________________________
Y o r k , P a . , F e b . 1978 1_________________ ________________ _________

Bulletin number
and p r i c e *
1950-57,
2025-18,
2025-2,
2025-33,
2025-7,
2025-5,
2025-35,

$ 1.00
$ 1.40
$1.40
$ 1.30
$1.40
$ 1.00
$ 1.50

2025-20,

70 cents

2025-21, 80 cents
2025-47,
1.00
2025-40,
1.00
1950-55,
1.10
2025-36,
1.20
2025-54, $ 1.30
2025-3,
1.10
1950-69, 70 cents
2025-25,
1.00
2025-37,
1.10
2025-42,
1.20

$
$
$
$
$
$
$
$

2025-27,
2025-26,
2025-13,
1950-72,
1950-59,
1950-68,
2025-17,
1950-73,
2025-10,
2025-9,
1950-75,
2025-44,
2025-24,
1950-47,
2025-34,
2025-12,
2025-16,
2025-19,
2025-8,

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$ 1.40
80 cents
$

1.20

$ 1.00
70 cents
80 cents
70 cents
$ 1.10
$ 1.40
$ 1.20
80 cents

$ 1.00
$

1.20

70 cents

$ 1.00

$ 1.40
80 cents

$ 1.10
$

1.10

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