View PDF

The full text on this page is automatically extracted from the file linked above and may contain errors and inconsistencies.

jL a

Area
Wage
Survey

.3 :

“3

New York, New York— New Jersey,
Metropolitan Area, May 1979

U.S. Department of Labor
Bureau of Labor Statistics
Bulletin 2050-30

-* * * & * *
if*




New York

Preface
T h is b u lle tin p r o v id e s r e s u l t s o f a M a y 197 9 s u r v e y o f o c c u p a t io n a l
e a rn in g s in th e N ew Y o r k , N ew Y o r k — ew J e r s e y , S ta n d a rd M e t r o p o lit a n
N
S t a t is t ic a l A r e a .
T h e s u r v e y w a s m a d e a s p a r t o f the B u r e a u o f L a b o r
S t a t is t ic s ' a nn ual a r e a w a g e s u r v e y p r o g r a m .
It w a s c o n d u c te d b y the
B u r e a u 's r e g io n a l o f f i c e in N ew Y o r k , N .Y ., u n d e r th e g e n e r a l d ir e c t io n o f
A n th on y J. F e r r a r a , A s s is t a n t R e g io n a l C o m m is s io n e r f o r O p e r a t io n s .
The
s u r v e y c o u ld n ot h ave b e e n a c c o m p lis h e d w ith ou t th e c o o p e r a t io n o f th e m a n y
f ir m s w h o s e w a g e an d s a la r y data p r o v id e d the b a s is f o r th e s t a t is t ic a l i n f o r ­
m a tio n in th is b u lle tin .
T h e B u r e a u w is h e s to e x p r e s s s i n c e r e a p p r e c ia t io n
f o r the c o o p e r a t io n r e c e iv e d .
M a t e r ia l in th is p u b lic a t io n is in th e p u b lic d o m a in and m a y b e
r e p r o d u c e d w ith ou t p e r m i s s i o n o f th e F e d e r a l G o v e r n m e n t.
P le a s e c r e d it
th e B u re a u o f L a b o r S t a t is t ic s an d c it e th e n a m e and n u m b e r o f th is
p u b lic a tio n .

Note:
R e p o r t s on o c c u p a t io n a l e a r n in g s and s u p p le m e n t a r y w a g e b e n e fit s
in the N ew Y o r k a r e a a r e a v a ila b le f o r th e c o m p u t e r and data p r o c e s s i n g
s e r v i c e s (M a r c h 1 9 7 8 ), h o te ls an d m o t e ls (M a y 1 9 7 8), a nd a u to d e a le r r e p a ir
sh o p s (Ju n e 1978) in d u s t r ie s .
L is t in g s o f u n io n w a g e r a te s a r e a v a ila b le
f o r b u ild in g t r a d e s , p r in tin g t r a d e s , l o c a l - t r a n s i t o p e r a t in g e m p lo y e e s , l o c a l
t r u c k d r iv e r s and h e lp e r s , and g r o c e r y s t o r e e m p lo y e e s .
A r e p o r t on
o c c u p a t io n a l e a r n in g s f o r m u n ic ip a l g o v e r n m e n t w o r k e r s is a v a ila b le f o r the
c it y o f N ew Y o r k .
A l s o a v a ila b le f o r ju s t th e c it y o f N ew Y o r k (th e 5
b o r o u g h s ), is a M a y 1979 r e p o r t on o c c u p a t io n a l e a r n in g s f o r the s a m e
o c c u p a t io n s a nd in d u s t r ie s a s in th is p u b lic a tio n .
F r e e c o p ie s o f t h e s e a r e
a v a ila b le f r o m the B u r e a u 's r e g io n a l o f f i c e s . (S e e b a c k c o v e r f o r a d d r e s s e s .)




Area
Wage
Survey

New York, New York— New Jersey,
Metropolitan Area, May 1979

U.S. Department of Labor
Ray Marshall, Secretary

Contents

Page

Introduction.

2

Bureau of Labor Statistics
Janet L. Norwood
Commissioner
October 1979
Bulletin 2050-30

F o r s a le by th e S u p e r in te n d e n t o f
D o cum e nts. U.S. G overnm e nt P rin tin g O f­
fic e . W a s h in g to n , D.C. 20402, G PO
B o okstores, or BLS
Digitized backFRASER R egional M akee s hlisted
for cover. Price $1.75. O ffic c e cks
on
http://fraser.stlouisfed.org/ n t o f D ocum ents.
payable to S u p e rin te n d e

Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

T a b le s :
E a rn in gs, a ll es ta b lis h m e n ts :
A -l.
W eekly ea rn in gs o f o f fic e w o r k e r s ______ 3
A -2 ,
W eekly ea rn in gs o f p r o fe s s io n a l
and te c h n ic a l w o r k e r s ___________________ 6
A -3 .
A v e ra g e w e e k ly ea rn in g s o f
o ffic e , p r o fe s s io n a l, and
te c h n ica l w o r k e r s , b y s e x ________________8
A -4 . H ou rly ea rn in gs o f m a in ten a n ce,
to o lr o o m , and p ow erp la n t
w o r k e r s ___________________________________ 10
A -5 . H ou rly ea rn in gs o f m a te r ia l
m o v em en t and c u s to d ia l w o r k e r s _____ 11
A - 6. A v e ra g e h o u rly ea rn in gs o f
m a in ten a n ce, t o o lr o o m , p o w e r plant, m a t e r ia l m ov em en t, and
cu sto d ia l w o r k e r s , b y s e x ______________ 13
A -7 . P e r c e n t in c r e a s e s in a v e ra g e
h ou rly ea rn in g s f o r s e le c t e d
occu p a tion a l g ro u p s ______________________ 14
A - 8. A v e ra g e pa y re la tio n s h ip s
w ithin e s ta b lis h m e n ts
fo r w h it e -c o lla r w o r k e r s ________________ 15
A -9 . A v e ra g e p a y re la tio n s h ip s
w ithin es ta b lis h m e n ts
f o r b lu e - c o lla r w o r k e r s ________________ 16
E a rn in gs, la r g e e s ta b lis h m e n ts :
A -1 0 .
W eekly ea rn in g s o f o f fic e w o r k e r s ______ 17
A -ll.
W eekly ea rn in g s o f p r o fe s s io n a l
and te c h n ic a l w o r k e r s ___________________ 20
A -12 . A v e ra g e w e e k ly ea rn in gs o f
o ffic e , p r o fe s s io n a l, and
te c h n ica l w o r k e r s , b y s e x ______________ 22

Page

T a b le s — Continued
E a rn in g s, la r g e esta b lish m e n ts—
Continued
A -13 . H o u rly ea rn in gs o f m aintenance,
to o lr o o m , and pow erp la n t
w o r k e r s ____________________________________24
A -1 4 . H o u rly ea rn in gs o f m a te ria l
m o v e m e n t and cu sto d ia l
w o r k e r s ____________________________________25
A -15 . A v e r a g e h o u rly ea rn in gs o f
m a in ten a n ce, to o lr o o m , p o w e r plant, m a te r ia l m ov em en t, and
cu s to d ia l w o r k e r s , b y s e x ______________ 26
A p p en d ix A .
A p p en d ix B.

S co p e and m ethod o f su rv ey__________ 29
O ccu p a tion a l d e s c r ip t io n s _____________ 32

Introduction

T h is a r e a is 1 o f 72 in w h ic h th e U .S . D e p a r t m e n t o f L a b o r 's
B u r e a u o f L a b o r S t a t is t ic s c o n d u c t s s u r v e y s o f o c c u p a t io n a l e a r n in g s and
r e la t e d b e n e f it s .
(S e e l i s t o f a r e a s on in s id e b a c k c o v e r . )
In e a c h a r e a ,
e a r n in g s d a ta f o r s e l e c t e d o c c u p a t io n s ( A - s e r i e s t a b le s ) a r e c o l l e c t e d
a n n u a lly .
I n fo r m a t io n on e s t a b lis h m e n t p r a c t i c e s a n d s u p p le m e n t a r y w a g e
b e n e fit s ( B - s e r i e s t a b l e s ) is o b ta in e d e v e r y t h ir d y e a r .
T h is r e p o r t h as
no B - s e r i e s t a b le s .

m a n u fa c tu r in g and n o n m a n u fa ctu rin g in d u s t r ie s . T h e o c c u p a t io n s a r e d e fin e d
in A p p e n d ix B. F o r th e 31 l a r g e s t s u r v e y a r e a s , t a b le s A - 1 0 th r o u g h A - 1 5
p r o v id e s im il a r data f o r e s t a b lis h m e n t s e m p lo y in g 500 w o r k e r s o r m o r e .
T a b le A - 7 p r o v id e s p e r c e n t c h a n g e s in a v e r a g e h o u r ly e a r n in g s
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 d a ta p r o c e s s i n g w o r k e r s , in d u s t r ia l
n u r s e s , s k ille d m a in te n a n c e tr a d e s w o r k e r s , a n d u n s k ille d p la n t w o r k e r s .
W h e r e p o s s i b l e , data a r e p r e s e n t e d f o r a ll in d u s t r ie s an d f o r m a n u f a c ­
tu r in g and n o n m a n u fa ctu rin g s e p a r a t e ly . D a ta a r e n ot p r e s e n t e d f o r s k ille d
m a in te n a n c e w o r k e r s in n o n m a n u fa c tu r in g b e c a u s e th e n u m b e r o f w o r k e r s
e m p lo y e d in th is o c c u p a t io n a l g r o u p in n o n m a n u fa c t u r in g is t o o s m a ll to
w a r r a n t s e p a r a t e p r e s e n ta t io n .
T h is ta b le p r o v id e s a m e a s u r e o f w a g e
t r e n d s a ft e r e lim in a t io n o f c h a n g e s in a v e r a g e e a r n in g s c a u s e d b y e m p l o y ­
m e n t s h ift s a m o n g e s t a b lis h m e n t s a s w e l l a s t u r n o v e r o f e s t a b lis h m e n t s
in c lu d e d in s u r v e y s a m p le s . F o r f u r t h e r d e t a i l s , s e e a p p e n d ix A .

E a c h y e a r a ft 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 h a v e b e e n c o m ­
p le t e d , tw o s u m m a r y b u lle t in s a r e i s s u e d .
T h e f i r s t b r in g s t o g e t h e r data
f o r e a c h m e t r o p o l it a n a r e a
s u r v e y e d ; th e s e c o n d p r e s e n t s n a tio n a l and
r e g io n a l e s t 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 it a n a r e a d a ta , f o r
a ll S ta n d a rd M e t r o p o lit a n S t a t is t ic a l A r e a s in th e U n ite d S t a t e s , e x c lu d in g
A la s k a and H a w a ii.
A m a j o r c o n s i d e r a t i o n in th e a r e a w a g e s u r v e y p r o g r a m is th e n e e d
to d e s c r i b e th e l e v e l a nd 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 la b o r m a r k e t s ,
th ro u g h th e a n a ly s is o f (1 ) th e l e v e l and d is t r ib u t io n o f w a g e s b y o c c u p a t io n ,
a nd (2 ) th e m o v e m e n t o f w a g e s b y o c c u p a t io n a l c a t e g o r y a nd s k ill l e v e l . T h e
p r o g r a m d e v e lo p s in fo r m a t io n th a t m a y b e u s e d f o r m a n y p u r p o s e s , in c lu d in g
w a g e a n d s a l a r y a d m in is t r a t io n , c o l l e c t i v e b a r g a in in g , and a s s i s t a n c e in
d e t e r m in in g p la n t lo c a t io n . S u r v e y r e s u l t s a l s o a r e u s e d b y th e U .S . D e p a r t ­
m e n t o f L a b o r t o m a k e w a g e d e t e r m in a t io n s u n d e r th e S e r v i c e C o n t r a c t A c t
o f 1965.

T a b le s A - 8 and A - 9 p r o v id e f o r th e f i r s t t im e m e a s u r e s o f a v e r a g e
p a y r e la t io n s h ip s w ith in e s t a b lis h m e n t s .
T h e s e m e a s u r e s m a y d iffe r c o n ­
s id e r a b ly f r o m the p a y r e la t io n s h ip s o f o v e r a l l a v e r a g e s p u b lis h e d in ta b le s
A - l th r o u g h A - 6 . S e e a p p e n d ix A f o r d e t a ils .

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

A - s e r i e s t a b le s

or

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

T a b le s A - l t h r o u g h A - 6 p r o v id e e s t im a t e s o f s t r a i g h t - t i m e w e e k ly
h o u r ly e a r n in g s f o r w o r k e r s in o c c u p a t io n s c o m m o n t o a v a r i e t y o f




2

u sed

by

B u rea u fie ld

re­

Earnings: All establishments
Table A-1. Weekly earnings of office workers. New York, N.Y.—N.J., May 1979
N u m b er 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—

O c c u p a t io n and in d u s tr y d i v i s i o n

Numbai
of
woxken

Average
weekly
(standard)

$

$
SO

Mein*

Median 2

Middle range 2

and
un d e r

$
100

$

$
110

120

s
13 0

$

t

14 0

150

$

t

16 0

170

$

t

180

200

$
220

$
2 40

$
2 60

$

$
28 0

£00

$
3 20

$
340

$
360

*
380

40 0
and

-

1 00

SECRETARIES ---------------------------------------------MANUFACTURING ---------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING --------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S -----------------------

38.1 91
1 2.1 47
2 G . 044
3 .9 3 3

3 6.0
26.0
3 6 .0
3 6.5

$
2 44.50
251.00
2 41.50
276 .00

SE CR ET A RI ES. CLASS A -------------------MANUFACTURING ---------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING --------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S ----------------------

2 .4 6 9
1 .4 7 4
1 .9 9 5
503

36.0
35.5
3 6 .0
37.0

3 08 .00
307.00
3 08 .50
341 . 0 0

3 05.00
203 .0 0
3 05 .50
3 31.00

2 6 9 .0 0 -3 4 2 .0 0
2 65 .0 0 -3 4 6 .0 0
2 74 .5 0 -3 3 7 .0 0
3 0 4 .0 0 -3 7 8 .0 0

SEC R ET AR IE S. CLASS B -------------------MANUFACTURING ---------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING --------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S -----------------------

8 .7 5 4
2 .4 0 4
6 .3 5 0
1 . 325

36.0
2 6 .0
26.0
26. 5

2 71 .50
282.50
2 67.00
2 95.00

2 69.00
2 80.00
2 62.00
2 92.50

SE CR ET ARI ES. CLASS C -------------------MANUFACTURING ---------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING --------------------------P U3L IC U T I L I T I E S ----------------------

11.215
2 . 961
8 .2 5 4
1 .4 0 3

3 6 .0
36.5
36.0
36.0

241 . 0 0
2 55 .50
2 36.00
2 51 .50

SECR ET ARI ES. CLASS D -------------------MANUFACTURING ---------------------------------NONMANUF A C T U R I N G --------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S ----------------------

9 .4 6 8
2 . 821
6 .6 4 7
521

36.0
36. 5
35.5
36.5

SEC R ET AR IE S. CLASS E -------------------MANUFACTURING ---------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING --------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S ----------------------

4 .0 2 2
1 . 248
2 .6 7 4
181

STENOGRAPHERS ----------------------------------------MANUFACTURING ---------------------------------NONMANUF A C T U R I N G --------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S ----------------------

$
2 37.50
2 41.00
2 25.00
273.00

$
$
2 0 6 .5 0 -2 7 5 .0 0
2 0 9 .5 0 -2 8 4 .5 0
2 0 5 .0 0 -2 7 1 .0 0
2 30 .0 0 -3 1 5 .5 0

1 10

120

130

140

15 0

160

17 0

1 80

2 00

220

2 40

26 0

28 0

300

3 20

3 40

360

380

4 00

over

-

-

-

8
8

39
4
35

1*1 *
4
13
1 31

443
103
34 0
2

902 1756
285
55 5
617 1201
7
55

4235
1313
2922
27 8

6162
1863
4299
437

5 91 0
1747
41 6 3
389

57 9 0
1566
42 2 4
52 5

4060
1380
26 80
428

3095
982
2 11 3
4 34

2137
817
1 32 0
4 70

1 32 5
526
799
3 20

1012
401
611
271

533
211
322
155

31 4
192
12 2
74

326
189
137
88

12
6
6

84
44
40
1

174
10 9
65
7

362
15 9
2 03
15

458
200
2 58
38

53 8
1 98
340
52

54 9
1 58
391
72

3 95
1 88
207
85

282
125
157
37

271
107
164
72

191
116
75
57

153
64
89
*67
113
69
44
18

“
-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

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

~

-

-

-

~

5
5

31
1
30
“

79
6
73
4

ICO
11
89
4

3 03
69
240
25

731
169
56 2
76

1098
248
8 50
104

15 6 1
34 5
1216
159

1357
3 31
1026
193

1173
343
830
14 7

781
32 7
454
139

6 20
2 14
406
1 50

593
211
382
214

144
3-2
in
75

59
27
32
17

2 40 . 0 0
2 54.00
2 31.00
2 50 .00

2 1 0 .0 0 -2 6 7 .0 0
2 2 5 .0 0 -2 7 9 .5 0
2 06 .00 -2 60 .50
2 11 .5 0 -2 9 1 .0 0

-

-

-

-

1

3
3

44
3
41

230
43
1 82
1

486
80
406
16

1074
1 29
94 5
17 3

1826
32 8
1498
231

19 50
44 9
15 0 1
159

21 4 1 14 82
60 8
5 76
15 3 3
906
222
128

91 5
27 9
636
1 87

66 8
2 64
404
2 24

210
79
13 1
53

43
34
9
3

87
45
42
6

50
35
15
-

5
*
4
1
-

2 18.50
212.00
2 21 .00
2 52 .50

2 15.00
209.50
2 18.00
2 47.50

1 9 5 .0 0 -2 4 0 .0 0
1 8 5 .0 0 -2 3 2 .5 0
1 98 .00 -2 41 .50
2 2 0 .0 0 -2 7 6 .5 0

-

-

-

2
2

65
7
58

“

3 13
1 25
188
“

64 2 1 6 9 1
293
61 4
3 49 1 07 7
3
49

2336
682
1654
76

1 84 4
477
13 6 7
90

1251
22 8
1023
112

583
17 4
409
63

354
119
235
38

80
25
55
35

56
10
46
32

65
4
61
17

7
2
5
2

3
2
-

-

150
57
93
1

4
1
2
2

3 5 .5
3 5 .5
35.5
3 6 .5

2 01 .00
2 02 .50
2 00 .50
2 12 .00

1 97 .50
199.00
196.00
211.00

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

-

-

6
6
“

16
4
12
“

66
1
65

216
41
17 5
1

275
101
17 4
2

519
164
3 55
32

1 05 1
408
6 43
31

817
28 6
53 1
53

551
191
3 60
29

3 16
86
23 0
17

109
47
62
6

62
16
46
10

14
3

4
-

_

_

_

ii
-

4
"

_

_
_

_

-

-

-

-

-

-

2 . 841
512
2 . 329
298

36.0
36.0
3 6.0
3 7 .5

2 05 .00
2 22 .50
2 01 .00
2 51 .00

201.00
2 11.50
198.00
2 52.50

1 7 8 .5 0 -2 2 0 .0 0
1 9 9 .5 0 -2 4 5 .0 0
1 7 4 .5 0 -2 1 9 .0 0
2 15 .00 -2 96 .50

-

-

-

-

“

29
2
27
1

107
3
104
4

1 54
3
151
2

1 83
8
18 0
4

261
30
231
11

57 9
85
49 4
37

729
17 8
551
70

3 69
*49
3 20
4

130
56
74
20

73
38
35
23

137
47
90
74

51
11
40
30

11
1
10
6

5
1
*
4
3

3
_
3
3

_
3
3

_

-

9
9
“

SENIOR -------------------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING --------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S ----------------------

1 . 565
19 9
1 .2 6 6
190

2 6.0
3 6.0
3 6.0
37.0

2 11 .50
2 40 .50
2 07 .50
255.50

206.00
245.00
2 01.50
2 55.00

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

-

-

-

9
9

1
1

20
3
17

45
45

1 05
1
10 4

16 2
14
14 8

314
19
295
27

429
30
399
64

17 8
25
153
-

91
33

94
31
63
47

43
9
34
24

6
1
5
1

5
1
4
3

_

_

_

58
5

54
32
22
10

3

3

3

3
3

STENOGRAPHERS. GENERAL --------------MANUFACTURING ---------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING --------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S ----------------------

1 .2 7 6
312
962
108

3 6.0
36.0
3 6 .0
3 8 .0

1 97.00
211.00
1 92 .50
2 43 .50

1 98.00
209.00
190.00
252.50

1 7 0 .0 0 -2 1 7 .0 0
1 9 4 .0 0 -2 1 8 .0 0
162 .5 0 -2 1 6 .5 0
1 9 3 .5 0 -2 9 8 .0 0

_
-

-

-

5

_

_

_

_

-

_

_
_

_

_

-

-

5
5

-

-

-

-

-

-

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

503
65
4 38

3 5 .5
3 6.5
35.5

1 95 .00
1 91 .00
1 95 .50

1 90.00
200 . 0 0
1 88 .00

1 7 4 .5 0 -2 1 3 .5 0
1 7 0 .0 0 -2 0 3 .5 0
1 75 .00 -2 13 .50

-

-

9

_

_

_

_

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

9

-

-

-

T YPI STS ------------------------------------------------------MANUFACTURING ---------------------------------NONMANUF A C T U R I N G --------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S ----------------------

8 .9 2 4
1 .1 5 8
7 . 766
862

3 5.5
36. 5
3 5.5
3 7.0

1 66 .00
1 86 .00
1 63 .00
1 94 .50

160.00
175.00
158.00
1 68 .00

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

35
8
27
25

8
8
-

9
9

i
i

-

3
2
-

-

-

-

-

-

-

STENOGRAPHERS.
m anu facturin g

t r a n s c r i b i n g - m ach ine

*

ty pists

W o r k e r s w e r e d is t r ib u t e d as fo llo w s :

-

-

~
-

22
22
-

-

28
2
26
1

87
87
4

10 9
3
106
2

83
7
76
*
4

99
16
83
11

26 5
66
19 9
10

30 0
1 48
1 52
6

191
24
167
*
4

39
23
16
15

19
6
13
13

43
16
27
27

8
2
6
6

-

4

1C

4

10

29
1C
19

79
9
70

11 0
7
103

1 18
24
94

61
6
55

24
2
22

4
1
3

_

-

34
3
31

_

-

21
3
18

-

21 0

565
19
54 6
-

1101
15 4
9 47
2

11 2 5
79
1046
35

1284
90
1194
66

1401
152
124 9
415

782
138
64 4
22

975
159
816
37

695
151
544
93

174
72
1 02
15

149
46
1 03
33

14 3
42
1 01
35

124
27
97
85

~

-

56

21 0
-

4 8 a t $ 4 0 0 to $ 4 2 0 ; 8 at $ 4 2 0 to $ 4 4 0 ; 10 a t $ 4 4 0 to $ 4 6 0 ; a n d 1 a t $ 4 6 0 to $ 4 8 0 .

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




1

-

-

56

-

-

“

8*4
8*4

-

-

-

3

-

-

_
_
_

3

3

2
3
3

3

_

-

_
-

Table A-1. Weekly earnings of office workers. New York, N.Y.—N.J., May 1979— Continued
N u m b e r o f w o r k e r s r e c e iv in g s t r a ig h t -t im e w e e k ly e a rn in g s o f—
N

Uu

Average
weekly
hours1
(standard)

$

s

%

worker*

TYPISTS -

SO

$

$

$

$

*

$

$

$

$

$

$

$

$

$

$

$

$

$

Mean2

Median2

Middle range 2

10 0

110

120

120

1 A0

15C

1 60

17 0

180

200

2 20

2A0

260

2 80

300

3 20

3 AO

360

380

100

O ccu pa tio n and in d u str y d iv is io n

11 0

120

1 30

1 AO

150

1 60

170

130

200

220

2 AO

260

280

30 0

320

3 AO

360

380

A00 o v e r

-

-

-

27
27
-

1 26
8
118

29 8
17
281
-

A 37
53
3 79
10

312
35
277
8

6 19
A3
57 1
15

A2A
36
3 88
9

1 03
35
68
7

11 8
36
82
12

12A
39
85
19

122
26
96
8A

35
8
27
25

8
8
-

9
9
-

3
3
-

1
1
-

-

~

27A
26
2A8
-

“

52 8
19
51 9

97 5
1 A6
829
2

8 51
53
798
35

986
73
913
66

96A
9A
870
A05

A70
10 3
3 67
1A

356
111
2 A5
22

271
11 5
1 56
8A

71
37
3A
8

31
10
21
21

19
2
16
16

2
1
1
1

-

_
-

-

-

_
-

_
-

-

-

-

-

-

-

625
32
603

9 06
70
836
13

5A6
AA
50 2
5

5A A
20
52 A
1C

A1 A
21
39 3
5

363
28
3A0
A

2 96
38
2 58
8

22 A
52
172
5

10A
26
78
-

AO
13
27
10

22
10
12
8

25
A
21
21

2
2
-

5
2

9
9
9

_
-

_
-

_
-

2
2

A
A

2
2

and
under

AO 0
and

CONTINUED

T Y P I S T S . CLASS A -----------------------------------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S -----------------------------

2 . DAO
292
2 . GA7
1 89

2 5.5
2 6 .5
2 5.5
2 9 .0

$
19C .50
21A .50
186 .50
265 .50

$
182 .50
2 01.50
1 79 .50
2 96.50

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

T Y P I S T S . CLASS B -----------------------------------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S -----------------------------

5. 8 8 A
765
5 .1 1 9
6 7A

2 5 .5
2 6 .5
25. 5
2 7 .0

1 52 .50
171 .50
150 .50
17 A . 5 0

150 .0 0 1 3 5 . 0 0 - 1 6 8 . 0 0
16 9 . 50 1 A 5 . Q 0 —1 9 A . 0 0
1 5 0 .0 0 1 3 A. 5 0 — 6 A.50
1
1 65 .00 1 6 3 .0 0 -1 6 9 .0 0

FILE CLERKS ----------------------------------------------------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S -----------------------------

A , 909
272
A, 526
1 01

2 6 .0
2 6 .0
2 6.0
27.5

1 50 .50
172 .50
1 A 8.50
220 .00

1 A1 . 0 0
16A .00
1A 0 .00
2A 7.00

1 2 7 .0 0 -1 6 7 .5 0
1 3 5 . 0 0 —2 0 A . 00
1 2 6 .0 0 -1 6 5 .0 0
1 5 7 .0 0 -2 9 8 .0 0

FILE CLERKS. CLASS A --------------------------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ----------------------------------

781
77
70A

2 5 .5
2 7 .5
2 5.5

181 .50
198 .50
1 79 .50

1 72 .00
20A.0O
170 .00

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

-

FILE CLERKS. CLASS B --------------------------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S -----------------------------

1 . 2A2
11 5
1 .2 2 7
57

25.0
2 5 .0
2 5.0
2 7 .0

160 .00
1 80 .00
1 58 .00
222 .00

150 .00
169 .50
1 50.00
20 A • 50

1 3 8 .5 0 -1 7 5 .0 0
1 A 7 . 0 0 - 1 9 5 . UO
1 36 .50 -1 75 .00
1 6 2 .0 0 -2 9 8 .0 0

_

FILE CLERKS. CLASS C --------------------------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ----------------------------------

2 .7 8 6
181
2 .6 0 5

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

1 27 .00
1 56 .50
125 .50

1 32 .00
1 35 .00
131 .50

1 2 0 . 0 0 —1 A 9 . 0 0
1 2 0 .0 0 -1 7 2 .0 0
1 2 0 . 0 0 —1 A 6 . 00

_
-

MESSENGERS ------------------------------------------------------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------------------------PU3LIC U T I L I T I E S -----------------------------

A. A98
1 .1 7 1
2 .2 2 7
262

2 6 .0
2 5.5
2 6 .0
26.5

1 A 7.00
1 51 .50
1A 5.50
177 .00

1A 2.50
1 A 8.50
1 AO • 50
15A . 0 0

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

36
26

SWITCHBOARD OPERATORS ----------------------------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S -----------------------------

2 . 228
22A
2 . 00A
20A

2 6 .0
2 6 .5
26.0
26.5

189 .50
2 01.00
187 .50
2 2 5 .50

1 89 .00
190 .50
1 89.00
2 12 .50

1 6 5 .0 0 -2 0 3 .0 0
1 7 2 .5 0 -2 2 8 .5 0
1 6 A .5 0 -20 0.0 0
1 8A .0 0-26 3.0 0

_
-

SWITCHBOARD OPERATOR-RECEPTION I S T S MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S -----------------------------

1 .6 9 2
615
1 .0 7 8
62

2 6 .5
37.5
2 6.0
2 6.0

187 .50
18A.OO
189 .50
2 27 .00

1 8 0 .00
180 .00
179 .50
2 53 .00

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

_

ORDER CLERKS -------------------------------------------------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ----------------------------------

2.8A 6
800
2.0A 6

27. 5 1 89.00
26.5 1 87.00
2 8 .0 189 .50

1 87.00
1 82.00
19A .O O

1 5 2 . 5 0 —2 1 A. 0 0
1 6 2 .5 0 -2 0 6 .0 0
1 5 0 .0 0 -2 1 5 .0 0

_
-

-

-

-

8A
8A
-

56
56

2 10

-

15
1
1A

-

-

2 10
75A
12
7A2

-

2
_
-

_
-

-

-

-

“

“

-

-

-

2
2

-

-

-

-

6

-

20
20

A
A
A

6
6

“

118
27
91
38

A5
23
22
22

A7
A
A3
A3

15
A
11
11

5
1
A
A

85
15
70
32

27
1
26

5A
6
A8
“

_

9

~

9
S

1A6
58
88

136
A9
87

52
1
51

23
8
15

20
20
“

36

112

51

21

20

1
1

2
2
-

_
-

_
-

2
2

A3
3
AO

117
2
115

103
2
1 01

111
6
10 5

161
10
151

73
A1
32

81
2
78

~

11
5
6

89
2
87

118
3

273
25
2A8
A

171
6
1 65
5

106
12
9A
3

13 1
1C
1 21
4

105
21
9A
7

119
2
1 16
A

5
5
-

18
9
s
8

10
A
6
2

21
<
*
17
17

-

11 5
“

177
12
165
3

15
1
1A

6 AA
9
625

A 97
27
A 70

7 09
58
651

2 30
16
21A

256
12
2A A

205
7
198

1 26
12
11A

30
7
23

33
9
2A

18
13
"

20

-

18

1
1
“

59
59
9

533
116
A17
3

70 5
12 9
56 6
29

66 6
19 2
A7 A
70

sm
165
6A9
65

535
179
3 56
16

3 36
1 09
223
12

28 5
S3
19 7
13

25 3
112
1A1
25

13 5
AC
95
18

72
2A
A8
A3

36
5
31
29

_
-

1A
1A
“

27
5
22
“

100
16
8A
1

131
5
126
A

17 A
20
15 A
1

19 9
2A
17 5
22

208
37
171
17

921
82
739
62

2A3
A7
1 96
51

17 7
35
1A2
28

28
28
-

38
9
29

21
21
-

3A
10
2A
-

10 2
13
89

1 06
68
38
1

2 A6
136
1 10
7

2 A6
55
19 1
12

306
171
135
-

23 5
63
17 2
2

1A5
68
77

81
81

166
11
15 5

99
7
92

17 5
59
116

3A6
96
250

161
10 2
59

203
100
103

61 8
200
A18

562
39
A73

-

-

-

6

-

2 67

3 06

32 3
73
25 0

1 AC
31
59

201
98
10 3

3 AC
A9
29 1

25 A
61
1 93

-

-

-

-

872

2 6.5

2 20 .50

2 15.00

1 9 6 . 5 0 —2 A 3 . 50

-

-

ORDER CLERKS. CLASS B ------------------------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ----------------------------------

1 .9 1 0
51A
1 .2 9 6

28.0
26.5
29.0

1 7 0 .50
1 80.50
167 .00

1 67 .00
1 70.00
1 60 .00

1 A 7 .0 0-1 9 5 .0 0
1 5 6 .0 0 -2 0 7 .5 0
1 A2 . 0 0 — 9 A . 0 0
1

-

2

81

2

81

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




-

_

20
20

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

CLASS

-

-

20
2
18

2
2

ORDER CLERKS.

-

~
21
1
20

-

4

16A
9
155

96
92

1 70
5A
116

3

9
9

_
-

_

2

-

110
58
52

2

2A
2A
-

23
2

-

3
-

-

~

“

_

-

-

~

_
“

-

i
i
-

_
-

-

-

-

~

-

i
i

_
-

_

_

~

“

-

-

-

2
2

-

-

“

-

-

3
2

-

•

5A
5A

-

-

5A

_
-

_
-

_
-

Table A-1. Weekly earnings of office workers, New York, N.Y.—N.J., May 1979— Continued
Weekly earnings1
(standard)
O cc u p a t io n and in d u s t r y d i v is i o n

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 i g h t - t im e we ekly e a rn in g s of—
$

$
90

Mean2

Median 2

Middle range 2

$
100

$
1 10

S
120

$
1 30

$
14 0

$

%

150

16 0

$

$

%

170

180

200

$
2 20

$

%

240

2 60

$
280

$

$
30 0

3 20

$
340

$
360

$
380

and
u nd e r

400
and

10 0
$
3 6 .0 2 03 .00
3 6 .5 2 12 .50
3 6. 0 2 01 .00
3 6 .5 2 22 .50

$
195.00
205.00
194.00
2 14.50

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

ACCOUNTING CLERKS --------------------------------------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ----------------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S ------------------------------

12.6 20
2.2 5 2
10.2 77
2 .1 4 9

ACCOUNTING CLERKS. CLASS A ------------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S ------------------------------

6 .1 4 8
1 .2 6 1
4 .8 8 7
915

36.5
3 6 .5
3 6 .5
2 7.0

2 25.00
2 30 .00
2 23 .50
272 .00

215.00
221.50
2 11.50
2 70.00

1 9 2 .0 0 -2 4 7 .5 0
2 0 1 .5 0 -2 6 0 .0 0
1 92 .0 0 -2 4 1 .5 0
2 1 0 .0 0 -3 2 9 .5 0

ACCOUNTING CLERKS. CLASS B ------------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S ------------------------------

6 . 482
99 2
5» **90
1 .2 3 4

3 6.0
37.0
2 6.0
3 6 .0

182 .50
190 .50
181 .00
2 02.50

1 76 .50
185.00
1 75 .00
1 89 .00

1 59 .0 0 -2 0 0 .0 0
1 6 5 .0 0 -2 0 6 .5 0
1 5 6 .5 0 -1 9 8 .0 0
1 6 9 .0 0 -2 4 5 .0 0

BOOKKEEPING-MACHINE
OPERATORS -------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ----------------------------------

673
163
510

35.5
3 7.0
3 5 .5

1 95 .50
2 01 .50
1 92 .50

1 90 .00
1 88 .50
1 90 .00

1 70 .0 0 -2 1 8 .0 0
1 6 0 .0 0 -2 3 5 .0 0
171 . 0 0 - 2 1 7 . 5 0

BOOKKEEPING-MACHINE OPERATORS.
CLASS A ------------------------------------------------------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ----------------------------------

26 7
58
2 09

3 5 .5
2 5.0
3 5.0

2 14 .00
2 36 .50
2 08 .00

2 17.50
2 40.50
2 07.50

BOOKKEEPING-MACHINE OPERATORS.
CLASS B -------------------------------------------------------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ----------------------------------

4 06
105
301

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

1 82 .50
1 82 .50
184.00

161

3 6.0

BILLERS --------------------

150

PAYROLL CLERKS ---------------------------------------------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S ------------------------------

110

12 0

130

140

150

16C

1 70

180

200

220

240

26 0

2 80

30 0

32 0

340

360

380

4 00

over

-

68
68

29
29

-

31 9
50
26 9
69

58 5
36
549
46

814
118
696
104

934
12 2
812
122

1374
229
1145
1 95

2512
421
2091
31 3

2275
466
1809
210

1235
205
103 0
124

889
212
677
161

6 31
203
428
29 7

317
90
22 7
90

140
63
77
67

19 1
22
1 69
137

148
6
1 42
13 7

22

-

106
106
27

19
16

28
6
22
22

13
1
12
12

-

-

-

6
6

33

-

-

-

33
-

160
19
141
2

18 3
38
145
3

405
10 2
30 3
21

1113
13 4
97 9
10 6

1482
31 8
1164
1 21

901
13 5
766
62

727
176
551
94

369
1 80
1 89
70

251
60
191
58

130
62
68
58

187
22
165
13 3

14 2
5
137
13 2

18
3
15
14

28
6
22
22

13
1
12
12

10 0
10 0
27

319
50
269
69

552
36
516
46

654
99
555
95

751
84
667
119

969
127
34 2
174

1399
287
1112
207

793
148
64 5
89

324
70
2 84
62

16 2
36
1 26
67

26 2
23
239
22 7

66
30
36
32

10
1
9
9

4
4
4

6
1
5
5

9

14
3
11

40
5
35

82
29
53

89
8
31

133
35
98

142
7
13 5

80
29
51

12
11
1

46
19
27

_

5
5
“

-

7
3
4

45
5
40

52
13
39

12
11
1

46
19
27

97
2
95

28
16
12

_

_

_

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

~

-

68
68

29

-

-

-

-

i

7

-

-

~

i

3

9

17
12
5

1 90 .00 -2 35 .00
2 19 .5 0 -2 7 2 .5 0
1 87 .5 0 -2 2 9 .0 0

_

_

_

_

_

-

-

-

-

-

“

“

~

1 78 .00
17 0 . 0 0
178.00

1 60 .00 -2 10 .00
1 60 .00 -1 94 .50
1 6 9 .5 0 -2 1 0 .0 0

_

-

i
i

3
3

9
9

2 10.00

219.50

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

-

-

-

-

8

7

-

15

11

39

4

45

-

27

5

3 6 .0

2 05.50

200 . 0 0

1 75 .50 -2 25 .00

-

-

-

-

8

7

-

15

11

39

4

24

-

27

5

1 . 526
484
1 .0 4 2
1 92

3 6 .5
37.0
26.0
3 6 .0

2 18 .50
2 27 .00
214.50
2 20.50

2 13.00
215.00
210.00
2 10.00

1 8 7 .0 0 -2 4 2 .0 0
1 85 .00 -2 68 .00
1 89 .00 -2 35 .00
1 9 5 .0 0 -2 3 2 .5 0

-

_

_

8
1
7
-

7
5
2
-

38
6
32
-

91
30
61

276
64
212
40

3 46
92
254
39

2 20
87
143
41

153
16
1 37
15

117
53
64
9

48
34
14
11

18
11
7

6

136
54
32
24

KEY ENTRY OPERATORS ---------------------------------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S ------------------------------

7 .4 7 3
1 .2 5 7
6 . 21 6
674

3 6.5
3 7 .0
26.0
36.5

1 91 .00
2 03 .50
188 .50
2 38 .00

1 85.00
195.00
184.00
2 51.50

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

384
44
340
-

340
55
285
-

628
58
570
“

864
85
779
4

9 59
1 39
82C
23

1464
2 64
1200
15 1

1262
1 66
1096
76

683
116
567
33

30 5
1 20
1 85
10 7

3 78
150
228
1 96

60
9
51
44

33
8
25
23

KEY ENTRY OPERATORS. CLASS A -------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------NON“ ANUFACTURING ---------------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S ------------------------------

3 ,2 8 8
616
2 .6 7 2
216

3 6 .0
27.0
3 6 .0
3 7 .0

198 .00
2 28 .50
1 91.00
2 35.00

1 92.00
2 30.00
186.50
20 5 . 5 0

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

100
1
99
-

253
9
244
-

260
31
2 29
1

4 80
19
461
4

775
IOC
675
95

597
89
508
27

36 9
99
2 70
10

1 50
10 6
44
3

158
137
21
7

51
7
44
37

26
4
22
20

KEY ENTRY OPERATORS. CLASS B -------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S ------------------------------

4 ,1 8 5
641
3 . 544
4 58

3 6 .5
37.0
3 6 .5
3 6.5

185 .50
179 .50
187 .0 0
2 39 .50

179.00
1 75.50
1 79 .50
2 58.50

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

240
54
186

37 5
49
326

604
54
550
3

479
120
35 9
19

689
1 64
525
56

665
77
588
49

314
17
297
28

155
14
141
104

2 20
13
207
1 89

9
2
7
7

7
4
3

MACHINE

BI LLERS --------------------------------------------

BI LLING-MACHINE

-

-

29

-

“

-

-

-

i
i

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

83
26
57

-

-

i

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

i
-

_

_

_

_

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

44
1
43
-

_

-

i

-

-

-

-

-

i

83
26
57

340
43
297

-

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




17
12
5

5

7
7

1

11

28

-

-

-

1

11^

28

65
7
58

71
29
42

61
8
53

63
28
40

39
5
34

-

“

2

4

_

-

-

_
-

4
2

-

-

-

-

_

_

-

-

-

-

-

“

“

“

“

-

-

_

_

_

_

_

_

-

-

-

-

-

~

“

”

“

5
5

_

_

_

_

_

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

36
13
23
7

11
11

2
2

-

-

-

8
4
4
-

w

_

~

-

6
6

-

-

~

“

“

4
4
-

6
6

-

-

-

-

-

3

1
1

-

-

-

-

~

18

6

5
5

12
12

15
3
12
12
3

“

-

Table A-2. Weekly earnings of professional and technical workers, New York, N.Y.—N.J., May 1979
Weekly earning^^™
(standard)
O cc u p a tio n and in d u str y d i v is i o n

Number
of
woiken

Average
weekly
hours1
(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 w e e k l y e a r n in g s o f—
$

$
180
Mean2

Median 2

Middle range 2

nder
80

$
1 50

$
160

180

$
200

$
2 20

i

$

2 80

2 60

$
280

$
3 00

$
320

$
380

$
3 60

*
380

t
8 00

$
8 80

S

$
880

52 0

560
and

COMPUTER SYSTEMS ANALYSTS
(BUSI NES S) -----------------------------------------------MANUFACTURING -----------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ----------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S -------------------------

3 . 5 05
671
2 . 83<t
SOI

35. 5
36.0
3 5 .5
36.5

850•50
8 79 .50
8 88.00
5 06 .00

$
8 83 .00
8 83.50
8 33.50
525.00

1 .4 0 9
3 83
1 .0 6 6
131

36.0
3 6 .0
35.5
37.5

8 75.50
5 20.00
8 61 .00
5 08 .50

8 68 .00
5 11 .00
8 82 .50
500.00

8 2 6 .0 0 -5 1 9 .0 0
8 8 1 .0 0 -5 6 1 .0 0
8 1 8 .0 0 -8 99.0 0
8 5 9 .0 0 -5 5 5 .0 0

_

COMPUTER SYSTEMS ANALYSTS
( B U S I N E S S ) > CLASS B ----------------------MANUFACTURING ------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ------------------------------

1 , 6 S6
251
1 . 885

35.5
36.0
35.5

8 50.00
8 89.50
8 50.50

8 88 .50
8 52.00
8 83.00

3 8 5 .5 0 -8 9 7 .0 0
3 89 .50 -8 87 .00
3 85 .00 -5 01 .00

_

COMPUTER SYSTEMS ANALYSTS
(B U S I N E S S ) . CLASS C ----------------------MANUFACTURING ------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ------------------------------

800
77
323

35.5
36.5
35.5

3 66 .00
398.50
3 59.50

360 .00
3 72.50
3 56.00

3 15 .00 -8 07 .00
3 6 0 .0 0 -8 8 9 .5 0
3 1 5 .0 0 -8 0 3 .0 0

COMPUTER PROGRAMMERS (B U SI N ES S ) —
MANUFACTURING ------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING -----------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S -------------------------

3 .8 2 2
63 8
3 .1 8 8
62 7

36.0
3 6.5
3 6.0
36.5

3 80 .00
3 56 .00
3 37 .00
8 21 .50

3 26.50
358 .00
3 21 .50
8 31.00

283 . 0 0 - 3 8 5 . 0 0
3 1 0 .0 0 -3 9 2 .0 0
2 7 8 .0 0 -3 8 0 .5 0
3 3 8 .5 0 -5 1 8 .5 0

COMPUTER PROGRAMMERS (B US IN ES S )
CLASS A --------------------------------------------------MANUFACTURING ------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING -----------------------------PUELIC U T I L I T I E S -------------------------

1 .8 3 3
378
1 .0 5 9
69

36.0
3 6.5
36.0
38.0

3 66 .50
3 78 .50
3 62.00
3 91 .50

3 65 .50
3 67 .00
36 5.5 0
3 90.00

3 2 6 .0 0 -8 0 2 .0 0
3 2 6 .5 0 -8 1 8 .0 0
3 2 1 .5 0 -3 9 9 .0 0
3 61 .00 -8 13 .00

COMPUTER PROGRAMMERS (B US IN ES S )
CLASS B --------------------------------------------------MANUFACTURING ------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ------------------------------

1 .6 9 0
18 2
1 .5 0 8

36.0
35.5
36.0

3 88 .00
3 82 .50
3 88.00

3 21.00
3 36 .00
3 18.50

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

COMPUTER PROGRAMMERS (B U S I N ES S )
CLASS C --------------------------------------------------MANUFACTURING ------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING -----------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S -------------------------

6 88
78
610
125

36.0
38.0
35.5
36.5

2 77 .00
2 80 .50
2 76 .50
3 58.00

265.00
2 78.50
2 68 .00
339 .50

2 83 .50 -2 91 .00
2 5 1 .0 0 -3 0 8 .0 0
2 4 1 .0 0 -2 9 0 .5 0
2 7 8 .5 0 -8 3 1 .0 0

COMFUTER OPERATORS -------------------------------MANUFACTURING ------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING -----------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S -------------------------

8 .5 6 7
788
3 .7 8 3
628

36.0
3 7.0
3 6 .0
3 6.0

2 89 .00
2 56 .50
2 87.50
2 95.50

283.00
289.00
2 82 .50
272.00

2 0 9 .0 0 -2 7 2 .0 0
2 1 0 .0 0 -3 0 5 .0 0
2 08 .50 -2 72 .00
2 7 2 .0 0 -2 8 7 .0 0

COMPUTER OPERATORS* CLASS A ------MANUFACTURING ------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING -----------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S --------------------------

1 .3 7 8
163
1 .2 1 1
1 52

3 6.0
37.0
36.0
37.0

2 91.00
3 05.00
289 .00
3 88 .50

2 75 .00
2 93 .00
27 0 . 0 0
3 28.00

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

170

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

COMPUTER SYSTEMS ANALYSTS
( B U S I N E S S ) » CLASS A ---------------------MANUFACTURING -----------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING -----------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S -------------------------

160

13 0

280

26 0

280

300

3 20

380

36 0

38 0

80 0

8 80

880

52 0

5 60 o v e r

8

18

1

8

18

31
5
26
1

82
8
38
1

103
5
98
13

72
16
56
9

168
18
158
18

236
61
175
18

2 68
21
283
27

685
51
638
68

685
136
589
77

503
168
335
70

278
88
190
82

*823
1 02
321
22 5

_

1

1

_

_

_

1

22

~

200

220

1

15 0

1

1

1

22

60
16
88
1

85
1
88
1

311
10
30 1
19

323
57
266
26

253
108
185
36

15 3
65
88
19

19 9
86
1 13
29

-

_

-

_

_

-

-

_

_

_

_

-

-

-

-

_

_

_

-

-

~

-

“

_

_

—

_

_

1

3
3

13

87
3
38
2

“
_

—

“

-

-

_

-

-

-

_

_

~

7

~

-

_

_

_

-

-

“

~

_

_

_

_

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

51

70
1
69
-

18 0
58
122
-

68
27
81

-

-

-

-

10
-

10
78
3
71

$ 6 4 0 to

6

-

-

-

-

24 at

7

-

-

_

11

95
1
98

"

-

51
-

1

11

_

_

_

-

$680

13
1
12

17
3
18

86
1
85

51
18
37

86
10
76

126
28
102

18 8
18
13 0

313
38
2 79

328
65
26 3

2 38
55
179

116
16
100

222
18
208

18
8
18

25
5
20

57
4
53

20
2
18

60
8
56

50
21
29

35
6
29

61
7
58

38
18
20

16
5
11

5
3

13

2

2
2
-

381
37
388
23

33C
38
296
29

826
56
370
31

807
59
388
39

395
98
30 1
36

287
57
23 0
37

38 5
62
283
23

306
95
211
32

339
79
2 60
78

132
26
106
65

108
16
88
78

157
5
152
15 1

13
10
3
3

18

~

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




s

$
170

and
under

95
11
88

84
18
66

132
38
98
1

135
58
81
8

162
33
129
12

21 8
50
168
10

216
53
163
17

2 58
66
192
13

75
23
52
11

28
13
11
1

6
5
1

10
10
-

31
3

1 51

'

"

-

-

-

18

“
3
3

1
1

39
39

21
3
IS

168
3
16 1

119
19
100

261
20
281

2 15
18
201

23 2
35
197

11 8
18
96

125
11
118

86
80
86

88
13
35

28

80
3
77

6
6
-

56
1
55
“

61
61
2

19 7
38
16 3
16

116
8
112
27

81
18
63
9

60
7
53
8

28
5
23
5

10
6
8
2

1
1
-

8

32

26

-

-

-

-

-

_

-

-

-

386
89
297
2

71 2
117
595
28

62 2
92
530
11

657
10 8
58 9
35

779
79
700
385

27 9
39
280
65

21 8
85
169
22

182
111
71
8

_

_

-

-

29
2
27

79
2
77

12 3
3
120
4

225
13
212
29

276
81
235
17

186
25
12 1
11

15 8
31
1 23
18

68
4
68
6

11 a t $ 6 8 0 to

$720;

5 at $ 7 2 0 to

$760

and 2 at

-

2
2

32
32

26
26

71
18
57
18

75
11
68
8

60
4
56
13

90
20
70
50

37
6
31
31

52
10
82
3

66
6
60
1

52
8
88
5

67
16
51
31

32
1
31
31

$ 760 to

$ 8(

151

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

_
-

_
-

-

-

-

_
-

“

Table A-2. Weekly earnings of professional and technical workers. New York, N.Y.—N.J., May 1979— Continued
(standard)
Numbu
of
wozkers

O cc u p a tio n and in d u str y d iv is io n

Average
weekly
hours 1
(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 w e e k l y e a r n in g s o f *

S
140

Mean 2

Median2

Middle range 2

U n der
140

S
160

*
170

20C

2 .2 5 2
501
1 .7 5 1
175

3 6.0
37.0
3 6 .0
3 6.5

$
2 39.00
260.00
2 33 .00
2 91 .00
oi i

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

36 0

380

*
4 00

t

$
44 0

48 0

*
52 0

560

*
240

260

2 80

30C

3 20

340

3 60

768

3 6.0

$
2 33 .00
246.00
229.00
2 87 .00

32
32
“

20
16
4

25
25

219
31
18 8
1

570
92
478
27

461
83
378
7

3 94
91
303
6

17 0
35
135
33

122
14
1 08
53

57
14
43
7

114
107
7
2

17
4
13
9

89

58

30

33

331

4go

4 40

480

9
5
«
♦
3

8
8
8

23
4
19
19

5
5
-

—
-

-

-

-

-

~

-

-

380

520

560 o v e r

8

$
$
2 0 9 .00 -2 56 .00
2 1 8 .0 0 -3 1 9 .0 0
2 05 .0 0 -2 5 0 .0 0
2 7 1 .0 0 -3 0 6 .5 0

6
-

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

44

60

144

42

46

228.50

1 63 .00 -2 72 .00

44

59

86

31

43

73

35

29

29

328

2
2

2
2

5
2

6
6

11
11

26
26

10
10

16
16

52
52

5
5

6

17
17

8
8

53
51

11
10

17
17

7

1

26

48
17

142
44
98

91
12
79

14 9
63
81

262
72
1 90

264
31
23 3

311
55
256

25
21

22
20

37
1
36

64
30
34

16 0
19
141

51
15
36

70
29
41

131
2C
111

161
13
148

16 6

1 74

60

12

1 30

158

54

32

47

23

41

130
23
107

92
10
82

86
12
74

nn

2 18 .00

6

—
-

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

157
15 1

3 5 .5
3 5.5

2 O C .O 0 2 0 3 . 5 0
198.00 202.50

1 6 9 .5 0 -2 1 7 .0 0
1 67 .00 -2 17 .00

3

9

21
21

2 .6 7 1
46 5
2 .2 0 6

3 7.0

2 88 .00
2 57 .00
294.50

296.00
2 53 .00
301.50

2 45 .0 0 -3 2 9 .0 0
2 17 .0 0 -3 0 0 .0 0
2 6 0 .00 -3 36 .00

18
10
8

41

10

32

10

9D1
131
770

37.0
3 9 .5
3 7 .0

3 37.50
3 03.50
3 43 .50

345.00
2 92.00
349.00

3 0 9 .0 0 -3 6 2 .5 0
2 5 5 .50 -3 40 .00
3 1 2 .0 0 -3 7 0 .0 0

85 9

3 6.5
3 8.5

2 93.50
2 77 .00
2 97.00

2 95 .00
2 78.00
300.00

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

2 46 .00
1 90 .00

2 07 .0 0 -2 9 4 .0 0
1 6 5 .0 0 -2 4 5 .0 0

“ U*

2 43 .00
2 03.50
CW •
.

3 7.0

2 01 .50

m

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

706
682
150

n

39.5

18
10
8

41

-

-

10

28
25

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

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

3 89 .50
3 89.50
3 89 .50

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

B-

1 .5 9 7
1 .5 7 2
1 . 5 44

40.0
4 0 .0
4 0 .0

3 85 .50
3 86 .50
3 88 .50

3 89 .50
389.50
3 89.50

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

-

-

-

-

NURSES -------------

354
157
1 97
64

3 7.5
3 8.0
3 7 .0
3 8.0

3 05 .50
3 17 .50
2 95 .50
3 12 .00

2 99 .50
3 07.00
2 95.50
312.00

2 6 8 .0 0 -3 3 2 .0 0
2 83 .0 0 -3 4 4 .0 0
2 60 .0 0 -3 2 6 .5 0
2 77 .0 0 -3 4 6 .0 0

-

-

-

-

CLASS

-

1
10
9

-

“

-

~

-

-

-

i
-

1
-

1
-

_

_

_

_

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

3

4
2
2

2
2

-

3

-

24
c-tx

-

-

24
312

87
7
80

2 76
18
25 8

78
88
2
85

57

70
1
69

6
55

12

128
1
1 28

46

2

40

4

63
35
31

29
20
20

28
19
15

38

-

4

4

6

2

3

2

9

-

-

2

21

40
13
27

55
17
38
12

59
38
21
8

46
10

16

7

2

3

82

16

*
*

____

-

i

81

28

20
20

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




46
29
17

13

8
-

52
52
22

4

1 95 .00

205

20
16

10

n 3 73 .50
4 0 .0 3 78.50
4 0 .0 3 85 .50

TE CHNICIANS.

REGISTERED INDUSTRIAL

,,

15
14

i.n

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

1 Ll/HrULi AH j

S e e fo o t n o t e s

s

$
340

22C

237.00
2 37 .00

ELECTRONICS

32 0

200

229.50
2 27 .00

LLLL I Ku it 1 LJ

$

$
3 DC

1 80

3 6.0
3 5 .5

draf te r - t r a c e r s

S
280

17 0

151
144

m anu facturin g

S
2 60

160

PERIPHERAL EQUIPMENT OPERATORS --------NONMANUFACTURING ----------------------------------

v L Aj j

S
240

and

1 92 .50 -2 51 .50
1 9 6 .0 0 -2 5 1 .5 0

r\Ar 1LK j f

220

CONTINUED

COMPUTER OPERATORS. CLASS B ----------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ----------------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S ------------------------------

U

$

*

$

180

and
under
150

COMPUTER OPERATORS -

$
15 0

11

17
8
8

76
76
58

17
8
8

76

52
27
25

58
39
18
21
15

-Sad145
145

1446
1306

57
57

136
129
129

147
145
145

1306
1306
1306

18

3

_

_

_

18

6

16
10

11
11

7
5

_

_

_

Table A-3. Average weekly earnings of office, professional, and technical workers, by sex.
New York, N.Y.—N.J., May 1979
Average
(mean2)
O c c u p a tio n ,

OFFICE

sex,

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

OCCUPATIONS -

Weekhr
hours
(standard]

Weekly
earnings1
(standard)

MEN
3 6.0
35.5
36.0
36.0

$
195 .00
151 .50
1 98 .00
1 73 .50

613

38.5

227 .50

CLASS B -------------------------

90 1

ACCOUNTING CLERKS --------------------------------------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S -----------------------------

2 . 5 97
979
2 .1 1 8
765

3 6 .0 2 15 .00
3 6 .0 229 .50
3 6 . 0 2 12 .50
3 6 .5 227 .50

CLERKS. CLASS A ----------------------------------------------------n o n m a n u f a c t u r i n g ---------------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S -----------------------------

1 .5 9 7
335
1 . 262
3 58

3 6.5
36.0
36.5
37.0

232 .50
235 .50
231 .50
269 .00

ACCOUNTING CLERKS. CLASS B ------------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S ------------------------------

1.000
199
856
907

3 6 .0
36.5
36.0
36.0

1 86.50
1 99 .00
189 .50
1 91 .50

OPERATORS --------

99

35.5

199 .50

3 99
10 7
2 37

3 7.0
38.0
36.5

2 26 .00
235 .00
2 22 .00

O c c u p a t io n ,

s e x , 3 and in d u s t r y d i v i s i o n

Weekly
hours1
(standard)

Weekly
earnings1
(standard)

ORDER CLERKS -------------------------------------------------ORDER CLERKS.

ACCOUNTING

m anu facturin g

BOOKKEEPING-MACHINE
PAYROLL CLERKS ---------MANUFACTURING -----NONMANUFACTURING

OFFICE

OCCUPATIONS -

3 . *151
90 5
2 . 5<IB
3 12

WOMEN

SECRETARIES -

35.5
35.5
35.5
36.5

2 02 .50
2 02 .00
2 02 .50
2 12 .00

3 6 .0
36.0
36.0
37.5

2 05 .00
2 22 .50
2 01 .50
2 50 .00

36.0
36.0
36.0
37.0

2 11 .50
2 90 .50
2 07 .50
2 55.50

3 6.0
36.0
36.0
38.0

197 .00
2 11 .00
192 .50
2 90 .00

TRANSCRIBING-MACHINE TYPIS TS
MANUFACTURING -------------------------NONMANUFACTURING --------------------

35.5
3 6.0
35.5

1 96.00
1 93.00
1 96 .50

TYPIS TS ------------------------------MANUFACTURING ---------NONMANUFACTURING - PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S

35.5
3 6.5
35.5
3 7.0

1 66.00
1 85.50
1 63.50
1 99 .50

A --------------NONMANUFACTURING —
PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S

35.5
3 6.5
35.5
39.0

1 91.50
213 .00
188 .50
2 65.00

T Y P I S T S . CLASS B -----MANUFACTURING ---------NONMANUFACTURING —
PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S

>892
69 0

35.5
3 7.0
3 5.5
37.0

1 53.00
171 .00
1 50 .50
1 75 .50

9 .0 9 0
83

36.0
3 6.0
36.0
3 7.0

150 .00
168 .00
198 .50
2 22 .00

735
72
66 3

35.5
37.5
35.5

1 82 .50
198 .50
1 80.50

35.0
35.0
35.0

160 .00
1 70 .50
159 .00

36.5
3 6.5
36.5

136 .00
1 52 .50
135 .00

STENOGRAPHERS ----------------m a n u f a c t u r i n g ---------NONMANUFACTURING —
PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S
STENOGRAPHERS. SENIC
MANUFACTURING ---------NONMANUFACTURING —
PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S
STENOGRAPHERS. GENERAL MANUFACTURING ------------------NONMANUFACTURING ------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S --------

313
933

CLASS

m anu fa c tur in g

SECRETARIES ----------------------------------------------------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S -----------------------------

3 6.9 81
11.9 60
2 9.5 21
3 .9 2 3

36.0
36.0
35.5
36.5

295 .00
2 5 1 .00
292 .50
2 7 6 .00

SEC RE TARIES. CLASS A --------------------------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S -----------------------------

3 .3 3 7
1 .9 5 9
1 .8 7 8
503

36.0
3 5.5
36.0
37.0

2 0 3 .OG
2 0 7 .50
308 .00
3 91 .00

SECR ETARIES. CLASS B --------------------------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S -----------------------------

8 .2 9 0
2 .3 7 6
5 . 919
1 .3 2 3

36.0
36.0
36.0
36. 5

2 7 2 .00
2 8 3 .00
2 6 7 .50
2 9 5 .00

SEC RE TARIES. CLASS C --------------------------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S -----------------------------

1 0.809
2 .9 2 3
7 .8 8 6
1 .3 9 7

36.0
36.5
36.0
3 6 .0

2 92 .00
2 56 .00
237.00
2 51 .50

SEC RE TARIES. CLASS D --------------------------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S -----------------------------

9 .0 2 9
2 . 7 96
6 . 278
5 20

36.0
36.5
3 5.5
2 6.5

218.50
213.50
221.00
2 5 2 .50

S ee fo o tn o te s

F IL E CLERKS ---------------------MANUFACTURING ---------NONMANUFACTURING —
PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S
FIL E CLERKS. CLASS A
MANUFACTURING -----------NONMANUFACTURING -----FIL E CLERKS. CLASS B --------------------------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------------------------FIL E CLERKS. CLASS C --------------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ----------------------

at end o f ta b le s .




s e x . 3 and in d u s t r y d i v i s i o n

Weekly
houn
standard)

Weekly
earnings1
(standard)

959
239
715
50

3 6.0
3 7 .0
35.5
37.0

1 91 .00
1 50 .50
1 38 .00
2 0 0 .50

MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S -----------------------------

2 .2 5 7
32 2
1 .9 3 5
303

3 6.0
36.5
3 6.0
36.5

1 90.00
2 0 1 .50
188 .00
2 25 .50

MANUFACTURING ---------NONMANUFACTURING —
PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S

1 r 6 86
615
1 ,0 7 1
57

36.5
37.5
36.0
3 5 .5

1 8 7 .00
1 8 9 .00
1 8 8 .50
2 2 7 .00

MANUFACTURING -----NONMANUFACTURING

2 , 226
71 9
1 ,5 0 7

37.5
36.5
38.0

1 78 .00
182 .00
176.50

CONTINUED

SECRE TA RIES. CLASS E
MANUFACTURING ------------NONMANUFACTURING -----PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S -

TYPISTS.

O c c u p a t io n ,

Number
of
workers

OFFICE OCCUPATIONS WOMEN— CONTINUED

OFFICE OCCUPATIONS WOMEN— CONTINUED

38. 5 197 .00

MESSENGERS ------------------------------------------------------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S -----------------------------

Average
(mean*)

Average
(mean2)

8

2 .5 0 9

153
2 . 251

MANUFACTURING ---------NONMANUFACTlffilNG —
PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S

661

36.0

213 .00

1 ,5 0 2
959
1 ,0 9 3

38.0
36.5
3 8 .5

163.50
178 .50
157.00

MANUFACTURING -----------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ----------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S -------------------------

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

36.0
37.0
3 6 .0
3 6 .5

199.50
2 0 7 .00
1 98 .00
2 35 .50

ACCOUNTING CLERKS. CLASS A -------MANUFACTURING -----------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ----------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S ------------------------

9 ,9 3 2
88 7
3 ,5 9 5
536

36.5
3 7.0
36.5
3 7.0

2 22 .00
225 .50
221 .00
2 77 .50

ACCOUNTING CLERKS. CLASS B
MANUFACTURING --------------------------NONMANUFACTURING -------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S ---------------

5, 930
33 0
9 ,6 0 0
822

36.0
37.0
3 6.0
35.5

181.50
187 .50
1 8 0 .50
2 0 8 .50

5 76
136
9 90

3 6.0
3 7.0
3 5.5

1 95 .50
1 93 .00
1 96 .00

BOOKKEEPING-MACHINE OPERATORS.
CLASS A -----------------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------------------

215
176

35.5
35.0

2 15 .00
219 .00

BOOKKEEPING-MACHINE OPERATORS.
CLASS B -----------------------------------------------MANUFACTURING ---------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ----------------------- —

361
97
269

36.0
37.0
35.5

183.50
18 3 . 0 0
1 89 .00

16 1

36. 0 2 10 .00

ORDER CLERKS.

CLASS

A

ORDER CLERKS. CLASS B —
MANUFACTURING -------------------NONMANUFACTURING -------------

OPERATORS -------MANUFACTURING -----NONMANUFACTURING

MACHINE BI LLERS —

Table A-3. Average weekly earnings of office, professional, and technical workers, by sex,
New York, N.Y.—N.J., May 1979— Continued
Averts e
(mean2)
O ccupation,

s e x , 3 and i n d u s t r y d i v i s i o n

Number
of
worker!

Weekly
hours
(standard)

Weekly
earnings1
(standard)

O ccupation,

s e x , 3 and i n d u s t r y d i v i s i o n

PROFESSIONAL
OCCUPATIONS -

OFFICE OCCUPATIONS WOMEN— CONTINUED
MACHINE B I L L E R S — CONTINUED

Weekly
hours1
(standard)

Weekly
earnings1
(standard)

AND TECHNICAL
MEN— CONTINUED

COMPUTER PROGRAMMERS
CONTINUED

(B U S I N ES S )

-

3 6 .0

$
2 09 .50

PAYROLL CLERKS ---------------------------------------------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S ------------------------------

1 .1 5 0
3 67
783
130

36.0
37.0
3 6 .0
36.0

216.50
225.50
212.00
2 11 .50

COMPUTER PROGRAMMERS ( B U S I N E S S ) .
CLASS C ------------------------------------------------------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S -----------------------------

44 6
GG
3 80
81

3 6 .0
3 8 .0
35. 5
36.5

§83.5 0
2 74.00
2 85.00
370 .50

KEY ENTRY OPERATORS ---------------------------------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------------------------PU3LIC U T I L I T I E S -----------------------------

6 .9 3 7
I t 19 6
5 . 741
558

36.5
3 7.0
3 6 .0
3 7.0

191.50
2 04 .00
1 88 .50
2 42 .50

COMPUTER OPERATORS -----------------------------------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S -----------------------------

3.456
596
2 . 860
325

3 6 .0
37.0
3 6 .0
36. 5

250 .50
2 66 .50
247 .50
302 .50

KEY ENTRY OPERATORS. CLASS A -------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ----------------------------------

2 .9 8 1
579
2 . 402

36.0
37.0
36.0

198.50
230.00
191.00

COMPUTER OPERATORS. CLASS A ----------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S -----------------------------

1 .1 5 5
133

36. 0
3 7 .0
3 6 .0
37.5

2 92 .50
3 15.50
2 89 .50
334 .0 0

KEY ENTRY OPERATORS. CLASS B -------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S ------------------------------

3 .9 5 6
617
3 f 3 39
413

3 6.5
3 7 .0
36.5
3 6 .5

1 86.00
179.50
1 87.00
2 39.50

3 6 .0
3 7 .0
3 6.0
37.0

2 41.00
2 66.50
2 33 .50
2 9 3 .00

COMPUTER SYSTEMS ANALYSTS
(BUSINESS):
MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------COMPUTER SYSTEMS ANALYSTS
( B U S I N E S S ) . CLASS A --------------------------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------nonmanufacturing:
PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S ------------------------------

COMPUTER OPERATORS. CLASS B ----------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S -----------------------------

1.022
1 25
1 .7 3 4
392
1 .3 4 2
1 05

COMPUTER OPERATORS. CLASS C ----------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ----------------------------------

1.0 3 1
279

36.5

4 91 .00

518
71
4 47

36.5
3 8 .0
3 6.5

195 .50
1 77 .00
1 98.50

PERIPHERAL EQUIPMENT OPERATORS --------

118

35. 5 230 .00

4 79 .50
522.50

105

3 8 .0

514.00

CLASS BI
-----------------------------------------

16 7

3 6 .5

4 61 .50

COMPUTER PROGRAMMERS ( B U S I N E S S ) :
MANUFACTURING -----------------------------------------

463

3 6.5

COMPUTER DATA LIB RA RI AN S :
NONMANUFACTURING ----------------------------------

53

3 5 .5

2 01.00

DRAFTERS ----------------------------------------------------------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S -----------------------------

2 . 09 6
421
1 .6 7 5
139

3 7 .0
3 9 .0
3 6.5
3 6 .0

293 .50
259 .00
3 02.00
3 19.00

DRAFTERS. CLASS A ---------------------------------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ----------------------------------

830
11 5
715

3 7 .0
39.5
3 7 .0

340 .50
3 10 .00
3 45.50

DRAFTERS. CLASS B ---------------------------------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ----------------------------------

698
133
5 65

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

295 .50
2 81 .00
2 99.00

DRAF TERS. CLASS C ---------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S -----------------------------

3 6.0
36.0

466
323
65

3 7 .5
3 7 .0
3 5.5

2 28 .00
2 38 .00
2 94.00

354.50

computer

systems

(B U S IN E S S ).

analysts

m anu facturin g

COMPUTER PROGRAMMERS ( B U S I N E S S ) .
CLASS A ------------------------------------------------------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------COMPUTER PROGRAMMERS ( B U S I N E S S ) .
CLASS b :
MANUFACTURING -----------------------------------------

See

fo o tn o te s

at end o f ta b le s .




95 2
256

3 6 .0
37.0

141

3 6 .0

365.50
381.00

3 45 .00

Weekly
Weekly
earnings1
hours1
standard) (standard)

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

40.0
4 0.0
40.0

3 77 .00
382.50
3 90.50

ELECTRONICS TECHNICIANS. CLASS B NONMANUFACTURING ---------------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S -----------------------------

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

40.0
4 0.0
40.0

3 86.50
3 87.50
3 89 .50

COMPUTER SYSTEMS ANALYSTS
( B U S I N E S S ) . CLASS A:
MANUFACTURING -----------------------------------------

56

36.5

509.50

COMPUTER PROGRAMMERS ( B U S I N E S S ) :
MANUFACTURING -----------------------------------------

164

36.5

361.00

COMPUTER PROGRAMMERS (BUSINESS?*.
class a :
MANUFACTURING -----------------------------------------

114

36.5

3 73.50

182

3 7.5

224.00

109

3 7.0

2 38 .00

70

35.5

288.00

COMPUTER OPERATORS. CLASS C ---------NONMANUFACTURING ----------------------------------

327
278

3 6.0
35.5

2 40 .50
252.50

COMPUTER DATA LIBRARIANS ---------------------NONMANUFACTURING ----------------------------------

91
88

35.5
35.5

193.50
1 91 .00

DRAFTERS ----------------------------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ----------------------------------

4 94
450

3 6.5
36.0

264.50
267.00

DRAFTERS. CLASS C ---------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ----------------------------------

2 07
200

36.0
35.5

277.00
2 81.50

REGISTERED INDUSTRIAL NURSES ------------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S -----------------------------

32 9
15 1
1 78
59

37.5
3 8.0
3 7.0
3 8.0

3 05.50
3 15.50
297.50
3 12.50

PROFESSIONAL AND TECHNICAL
OCCUPATIONS - WOMEN

computer

49 9

s e x . 3 and in d u s t r y d i v i s i o n

ELECTRONICS TECHNICIANS ------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S -----------------------------

150

PROFESSIONAL AND TECHNICAL
OCCUPATIONS - MEN

O ccu pation ,

Number
of
workers

PROFESSIONAL AND TECHNICAL
OCCUPATIONS - HEN— CONTINUED

BILLERS --------------------

BILLING-MACHINE

Average
(mean2)

Average
(mean2 )
Number
of
worker.

operators:

MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------operators,
class b :
MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------n o n m anufacturing:
p u b l i c u t i l i t i e s -----------------------------

computer

Table A-4. Hourly earnings of maintenance, toolroom, and powerplant workers. New York, N.Y.—N.J., May 1979
Hourly earnings *

N u m b er o f w o r k e r s r e c e iv in g s t r a ig h t- tim e hourly ea rnings o f -

$

Number
of

$

$

$

$

$

i

5

$

5

i

<t.G0
Mean 2

Median2

<1.80

5 .0 0

5 .2 0

5 . M 5 . GO 5 . 8 0
O

G.OC 6 . 4 0

6 .8 0

7 .2 0

7 .6 C

3 .0 0

8 .4 0

8 .8 0

9 .2 0

*1.80

Occupation and in dustry d iv isio n

5 .0 0

5 .2 0

5 .4 0

5 .6 0

5 .8 0

6 .0 0

6 .4 0

6 .8 0

7 .2 0

7 .6 0

3 .0 0

8 .4 0

8 .8 0

9 .2 0

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

2

-

19
19

27
13
14
12

268
28
240
9

56
-

24
4
20
1

68
22
46
33

80
57
23
4

23
15
8
3

73
11
62
16

12
4
8
“

24

-

10
9
1

56

-

Middle range 2

MAINTENANCE CARPENTERS ---------------------MANUFACTURING -----------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING -----------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S -------------------------

76 9
195
5 74
95

$
7 .6 1
7 .6 6
7 .6 0
8 .3 8

$
7.1 1
8 .2 5
6 .9 6
7 .9 9

$
6 . 5 86 . 5 86 .7 0 7 .7 7 -

MAINTENANCE ELECTRICIANS -----------------MANUFACTURING ------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING -----------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S -------------------------

l r 42 0
346
574
194

8 .3 8
8 .4 0
8 .3 6
9 .8 8

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

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

MAINTENANCE PAINTERS --------------------------MANUFACTURING -----------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING -----------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S -------------------------

55 4
163
391
68

7 .5 7
7 .7 1
7 .5 1
8 .3 9

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

6 . 206 .8 56 . 207 .5 6 -

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

1 .1 7 4
801

9 .2 9
8 .4 5

8 .7 5
8 .6 3

8 . 20- 1 1 .3 7
7 .6 9 - 8 .7 5

MAINTENANCE MECHANICS (MACHINERY!
MANUFACTURING -----------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING -----------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S -------------------------

1 .9 4 2
1 .5 3 4
40 8
166

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

8 .2 5
7 .9 8
8 .8 4
8 .9 9

7 .4 3 7 .4 3 7 .7 3 8 .5 3 -

MAINTENANCE MECHANICS
(MOTOR VEHICLES) ---------------------------------MANUFACTURING ------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING -----------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S -------------------------

1 . 893
234
1 .6 5 9
1 .2 9 4

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

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

8 .5 1 - 9 .7 6
7 .7 5- 8 .8 8
8 . 66- 9 .8 8
8 .6 1 - 1 0 .0 8

MAINTENANCE P IP EF IT T ER S -------------------MANUFACTURING -------------------------------------

527
48 9

8 .7 2
8 .6 4

8 .2 5
8 .2 5

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

MAINTENANCE SHEET-METAL WORKERS MANUFACTURING -------------------------------------

16 8
1 59

8 .4 6
8 .4 7

8 .2 5
8 .2 5

7 .9 7 7 .9 7 -

8 .5 4
8 .5 4

MAINTENANCE TRADES HELPERS ------------NONMANUFACTURING -----------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S -------------------------

271
1 60
121

6 .8 3
7 .3 1
7 .6 1

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

6 .0 56 . 8 26 . 8 2-

7 .4 0
7 .3 2
7 .3 9

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

77 9
77 9

7 .9 9
7 .9 9

7 .8 6
7 .8 6

7 .0 2 7 .0 2 -

8 .8 8
8 .8 8

STATIONARY ENGINEERS --------------------------MANUFACTURING ------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ----------------------------PU8LIC U T I L I T I E S -------------------------

1 .2 7 5
2 77
998
220

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

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

8 .5 1 - 9 .7 8
8 . 7 8- 1 0 . 9 2
8 .5 1 - 9 .2 3
9 . 2 3 - 9 . 86

BOILER TENDERS -----------------------------------------MANUFACTURING -------------------------------------

44 5
128

8 .2 3
8 .3 9

6 .9 6
9 .3 0

6 . 9 67 .0 5 -

$
8 .5 3
8 .2 5
8 .8 4
8 .8 8

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

3 .7 0
8.6 3
9 .0 0
9 .8 8

4

2

4

-

~

-

4

2

4

8
-

2

8

2

_

-

-

11
11

-

2
2

2

-

-

4

-

5
3
2
-

_
-

-

1
1

16
16
-

-

-

-

-

-

_

-

-

6
6

-

44
44
24
24

-

4

-

-

1
1

2
2

-

-

24
2

42
12
30
1

1
1

-

10

over

12

-

-

12

-

10
10

46
45
1
1

50
50
50

_

-

10
10
10

1
1
1

331
25

17
“

-

6
2
4

30
26
4

33
25
8

1 16
80
36

129
38
91

29
14
15

72
17
55

68
51
17

233
21 2
21

116
63
53
20

1 73
75
98
47

12
12
2

102
33
69
62

80
48
32
10

106
1 04
2
2

3
3

_

_

42

-

-

42
3

17
15
2
-

21
12
9
7

23
3
20
16

81
63
18

16
2
14
“

19
5
14
-

58
19
39

~

42
5
37
19

4
4

-

191
16
17 5
12

4
4
“

11
11

41
41

11
11

18
18

66
66

77
76

60
50

296
280

4
4

12

28
25

51
46

99
98

8
8

79
79

49
21
28

1 54
115
39

2 77
2 49
28

305
2 51
54

146
126
20

388
358
30

20 5
65
140

9
3

40
6
34

36
7
29

-

180
180
-

-

5
5
-

17
3

34
34

56
40
16
2

11 9
28

14 2
55

457
26
4 31
167

31 1
40
2 71
262

47

20 1

50

5

47
44

20 0
200

50
50

5
5

81

5
5

45
44

_

-

_

2
1

8
8

:

_

:

-

1
1

-

-

-

-

13

-

13

13C
126

11 7

111
42
42

6

278
242

52
52

-

2

-

-

-

'

21
21

16
16

44
44

27
27

18
1

9 .3 0
9 .3 0

158
3
15 5

10

88
88

11 2
11 2

60
60

116
116

81
81

21
21

6
6

50
50

39
39

-

11

36
36

-

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




i

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

66
39
27
-

12

348
17
331
4

219
29
190
29

60
9
51
29

197
46
15 1
1 33

22
15
18
4

32
30
2
2

93
60
33
9

_

2

-

-

12
12

73
60

1
-

46
3

_
-

4
4

1
10
3
222
40

a
2

-

12
1

1
-

1
*
_

-

-

22
10
12
45
-

Table A-5. Hourly earnings of material movement and custodial workers, New York, N.Y.—N.J., May 1979
Hourly earnings

Nu m ber o f w o r k e r s re c e iv in g s tr aigh t-tim e hourly earnings of—

of
workers

$
3 .0 0

I
3 .2 0

t
3 .8 0

$
3 .6 0

$
3 .8 0

$
8 .0 0

$
8 .8 0

$
8 .8 0

$
5 .2 0

$
5 .6 0

s
6 .0 0

$
6 .8 0

$
8.8 0

*

*

i

i

i

i

5

7 .2 0

7 .6 0

8 .0 0

8 .8 0

8 .8 0

9 .2 0

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

-

-

-

-

3.0 0

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

3 .2 0

3 .8 0

3 .60

3 .8 0

8 .0 0

8 .8 0

8 .8 0

5 .2 0

5 .6 0

6 .0 0

6 .8 0

6 .8 0

7 .2 0

7 .6 0

8 .0 0

~

-

~

-

10
8
2

86
82
44

157
92
65
7

327
71
256
3

831
168
263
2

288
85
199
10

6 90
29
66 1
12

11 5
93
32
25

357
73
288
28 5

2 79
38
281
182

8 70
169
7 01
377

-

19
18
1

68
83
25

15
7
8

31
26
5

17
18
3

25
19
6

11
5
6

16

37

101

18

37

101

8

7
2
5

29
29

220
107
113

281
55
18 6

16

83
82
1

211

68
12
56

189
87
102

1

18

-

2 87
81
286

1

18

41
17
28

16
16

47
1C
37

56
1
55
23

335
86
289
1

88
88
18

58
58
-

-

-

83
25
18
12

76
76

1

82 0
27 6
18 8
188

37
38

_

6

S
2 .8 0
Mean 2

Median*

Middle range 2

and
under

TRUCKDRIVERS --------------------------------------------------MANUFACTURING -----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S ------------------------------

8 .0 6 8
2 .8 8 7
5 . 6 17
3 .2 3 1

$
7 .9 3
7 .8 0
7 .9 8
8.9 1

$
8.1 3
8.1 3
8.1 1
9.8 1

$
6 . 3 86 . 8 26 .2 57 .9 0 -

$
9 .8 1
8.6 8
9 .8 1
9.6 6

TRUCKDRIVERS. LIGHT TRUCK ---------------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING -----------------------------------

404
16 3
28 1

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

6 .7 5
5 .2 0
7.7 3

8 .6 9 4 .4 6 6 . 6 2-

7 .7 3
6.1 7
7 .7 3

-

2

2

-

12
11
1

-

-

5

2

2

TRUCKDRIVERS. MEDIUM TRUCK ------------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ----------------------------------

3 .0 8 0
550
2 . 8 90

8.0 0
7 .0 7
8.2 1

9.8 1
6 .8 7
9.8 1

5 . 8 85 .2 57 .0 5 -

9 .8 1
8.9 9
9 .8 1

_

-

_

-

-

-

-

-

-

~

-

-

-

11
8
3

TRUCKDRIVERS. HEAVY TRUCK ---------------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S ------------------------------

981
28 7
698
129

7 .6 8
6 .8 7
8 .1 8
9.3 1

7.7 0
6 .6 5
7.7 0
10.1 0

7 . 0 8 - 8 .6 8
5 . 0 5 - 7 .7 7
7 . 7 0 - 9 .3 0
8 . 11- 10.1 0

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

19
19

8
8

16
16

17
17

22
22

-

-

-

TRUCKDRIVERS. TRACTOR-TRAILER -----MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------------------------P U3L IC U T I L I T I E S ------------------------------

2 . 193
780
1 .8 1 3
353

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

8.5 9
8 .5 9
9 .0 7
9 .6 6

7 .1 8 8 .5 6 6 . 009 .6 6 -

1 0.20
10.2 0
1 0.20
10.2 0

SHIPPERS -----------------------------------------------------------MANUFACTURING -----------------------------------------

39 8
2 28

6 .0 6
6 .0 2

5 .7 9
6 .1 2

5 .1 3 5 .1 3 -

7.0 2
7 .0 2

RECEIVERS ---------------------------------------------------------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ----------------------------------

763
271
892

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

5.5 0
5.5 0
5.5 0

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

6 .3 8
7 .1 7
6.3 8

SHIPPERS AND RECEIVERS --------------------------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ----------------------------------

686
36 5
28 1

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

6 .8 7
6 .3 2
7.0 8

5 . 5 85 .8 55 .6 3 -

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

1 . 581
5 96
985

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

5 .9 7
5.7 7
6 .7 5

ORDER F IL L ER S -----------------------------------------------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ----------------------------------

3 .3 0 9
8 38
2 .8 7 5

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

SHIPPING PACKERS ----------------------------------------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ----------------------------------

1 .8 9 5
1 .1 1 7
778

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

warehousemen

-

-

-

12
11
1

5
5

5

-

-

-

-

-

1
1

15
15

_

-

16

520
-

5 20

_

_

_

_

“

-

-

-

-

5
8
1

1
1

-

7 .2 5
6.8 2
7.5 0

4

-

2

-

8 .8 0 8 . 8 88 .6 7 -

7 .5 5
6.8 2
7 .9 5

_

_

-

-

-

-

5 .8 6
5 .3 9
5 .8 6

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

6 .8 0
7.0 3
5 .5 5

108
80
68

8.5 0
8 .5 0
8.7 8

3 . 6 83 . 6 83 .3 3 -

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

31
31
-

2

8

3
3

3
3

2
1
1
-

-

2
209

28
28

55

-

22

8
8
-

87
88

12
11

76
17

33
33

18
17

28
28

71
38

2

33
i
32

39
21
18

12 9
57
72

205
70
135

103
12
91

75
18
61

87
18
33

13
11

-

2

6

2

28

11

28

11

86
39
7

69
63
6

59
28
31

53
53

2

“

80
-

123
78
85

<t0
16
28

53
88
9

213
21 3

173
1 11
62

76
63
8

232
161
71

60
81
19

97
83
18

-

-

-

-

-

-

88
8
80

16
16

2
2

-

-

820
31 6
1 08

68
17
87

185
1 85
-

100
53
87

81
81
-

W o r k e r s w e r e at $ 1 0. 4 0 to $ 1 0. 8 0 .

11

2
2

1
1

2
2

_

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

_

1

_

-

83

12

“

-

“

55

210

162

-

-

-

-

-

-

55

2 10

162

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

75

-

-

-

-

-

75

:

63
63

-

:

:

_

:

:

:

_

_

-

-

99
99

-

-

-

-

-

71

28

_

-

-

-

-

-

71
71

28
28

-

“

623
5 36
87
77

86
27
59
12

96 3

315
2 91
28

228
1 85
39
4

2 13
93
120

10

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

_

_

13 2
13 2

186
2
18 8

_

—

39
33
6

19
19

_

—

85
36
9

-

_

-

10
-

-

15 5
89
66

-

302
302

-

-

2 30
31
1 99

13
13

-

702
308
398
37 0

30 2

-

60
88
12

7 .8 3
7.8 3
7.7 0
9 .9 6

39
39

28
28

-

-

-

25 0
18 9
61

5 .1 1 5 .1 1 3 .7 59 .9 6 -

27
2

-

_

205
183
62

6 .6 8
6 .9 6
5 .5 6
9 .9 6

-

_

85
28
61

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

10

108
-

28

1 59
139
20

2 .0 9 8
1 .3 9 8
700
109

-

-

8

67
61
6

FORKLIFT OPERATORS ------------------------------------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S ------------------------------

Ill
87

-

6

275
78
201

53
26
27

-

-

213
9
2 08

28
28

295
2 10
85

111

108

-

12

309
2 20
89

96
78
18

-

83

1 00
65
35

36 6
323
38

78
28
50

23 2
1
231

18 0
16
168

~

87
88
39

1 22 8
1228

82
<12
<10

22
22

288
21 7
67

-

2 16
1 78
38

28

103
36
67

21 9
17 8
81

3

8

1871
128
1383

97
73
28

-

-

27
27
~

93
25
68

68
83
25

9

-

-

13
9
8

99
56
83

2 38
150
88

_

-

52
36
16

77
30
87

185
130
55

-

1

88
16
72

89
69
20

30 6
2 69
37

18
*18

1
-

-

128
71
53

13
13
-

28
18
10

~

89
29
60

7 .6 8
7.0 1
8 .8 0
9.3 3

90 0
336
568
5 07

_

163
18
1 89

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

1
1

53 5
1
538
30 3

75
88
27

35
23
6

6 .8 5
5.5 0
7.6 8
9.3 3

-

13 7 1
39
1332
1228

2

-

6 .3 9
5 .6 2
7.3 2
8 .9 6

8
-

and

2

7
7
-

-

287
1 81
66
62

16 8
15 8

-

12
12
-

2<t

-

-

89 7
777

882
6 51
191
15 8

—

9 . 6 0 1 0 . 0 0 1 0 . HO o v e r

27

87
7
80

-

-

—

9 .2 0

*

5
-

87
7
80

5 .0 3 5
2 . 783
2 .2 9 2
71 6




-

-

MATERIAL HANDLING LABORERS -----------------m a n u f a c t u r i n g ----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S ------------------------------

*

21
19
2
-

-

8 . M 8 .8 0
O

I

~

9 63
1

-

139
108
31
30
-

-

39 7
301
96
96
197
19 7
-

-

6

8
8

813

-

813
801

-

-

~

1

99

-

Table A-5. Hourly earnings of material movement and custodial workers. New York, N.Y.—N.J., May 1979— Continued
Hourly earning!

O ccu pa tion and in d u str y d iv is io n

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 h o u r l y e a r n i n g s o f—
$
2 .8 0

Mean 2

Median2

Middle range 2

$
3 .0 0

$
3 .2 0

$
3 .9 0

$
3 .6 0

$
3 .8 0

$
9 .0 0

i
9 .9 0

$
9.8 0

$
5 .2 0

$
5 .6 0

s

-------- s
6 .0 0 6 .9 0

$
6 .8 0

$
7 .2 0

$
7 .6 0

$
8 .0 0

$
8 .9 0

9 .2 0

9 .6 0 1 0 . 0 0 1 0 .9 0 o v e r

and
under

and

3.0 0
$
3 .1 0
6 .2 6
3 .0 0
6 .9 9

$
3 .0 0 9 .6 53 .0 0 5 . 5 6-

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

3 .2 0

3 .9 0

3 .6 0

3 .8 0

9 .0 0

9.9 C

9 .8 0

5.2 0

5 .6 0

6 .0 0

6.9G

6 .8 0

7 .2 0

7 .6 0

8 .0 0

8 .9 0

8 .8 0

9 .2 0

3909
3909

5879
15
5859

1978 1203
59
6
1919 1197
6

277
12
26 5

73
5
68

59 7
67
5 30

628
15
613
26

957
105
352
15

1915
29
1336
18

1310
89
1 22 6
12

966
52
919
19

18 8
11 0
78
17

197
199
53
18

88
37
51
17

38
9
29
10

87
19
68
57

38
36
2

3
-

229

1 19
3
111

12 1
13
1 08

82
82

91
36
55

126
96
30

57
15
92

29
9
25

11
11

2

1297
26
1271
13

1 18 0
71
1109
3

380
52
32 8
1C

95
79
21
10

70
98
22
12

30
22
8
-

9
5
9
-

76
19
57
57

36
36
-

513518260
32 2
1 78
931318082
59
575

3060
916
2699
89

3 22
70
25 2
63

195
56
89

97
19
83
59

252
167
85
85

10
10
-

106
-

GUARDS ---------------------------------------------------------------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S -----------------------------

18,772
88 7
17,885
219

$
3.9<!
6 .1 2
3 .8 3
6 .8 0

GUARDS. CLASS A --------------------------------------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ----------------------------------

1 .9 8 9
2 10
1 .7 7 9

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

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

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

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

-

GUARDS. CLASS B --------------------------------------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S -----------------------------

1 5.9 83
6 77
15,306
m 2

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

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

3 .0 0 9 .9 93 .0 05 . 5 6-

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

3765
3765
~

JA NIT OR S. PORTERS. AND CLEANERS -----MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S -----------------------------

m , 27 2
2 .6 7 6
3 8 ,5 96
1 . 3 55

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

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

5 .9 03 .7 95 . 9 86 .0 5 -

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

81 0
50
760
-

985
226
75 9
-

-

931
66
365
9

2

358
9
359

1 86
1
18 5

95
1
99

5
5

19 5
195

153
2
151

229

16 9
18
151

5828
15
5813
-

7 56
55
701
-

909
5
90 9
6

152
11
191
-

63
5
58
-

220
66
159
9

9 99
65
379
~

38 6
15
37 1
8

287
87
2 00
19

1189 1591
19 1
112
9 98 1 9 2 9
2
1

389
91
293

827
99
778
17

693
29 2
901
38

1286
1 06
1180
27

963
290
723
96

5231
120
5111
1 18

6

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




$
s
$
9 .6 0 1 0 .0 0 1 0 .9 0

$
8 . 80

12

-

68

_

-

-

16
15
1

-

-

-

-

-

2

16
15
1

2
2

-

_

_

_

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

_

-

106
106

25
16
9
-

2
2

-

'

_
-

-

_
-

1
1
1

_
-

Table A-6. Average hourly earnings of maintenance, toolroom, powerplant, material movement,
and custodial workers, by sex, New York, N.Y.—N.J., May 1979
O ccu pation ,

s e x , 3 and i n d u s t r y d i v i s i o n

Number
of
workers

Average
(mean2 )
hourly
earnings4

MAINTENANCE. TOOLROOM. AND
POWERPLANT OCCUPATIONS - MEN

O ccupation,

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

Number Average
mean2)
of
hourly
woikers
earnings4

MATERIAL MOVEMENT AND CUSTODIAL
OCCUPATIONS - MEN

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

FORKLIFT OPERATORS -----------------------------------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S -----------------------------

2 .0 9 8
1 .3 9 8
700
109

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

MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S -----------------------------

17.9 32
859
1 7,0 73
17 7

3 .9 0
S •0 9
3 .7 9
6 .3 9

GUARDS. CLASS A -------------------------------------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------n o n m a n u f a c t u r i n g -------------------------------

1 ,9 9 2
20 9
1 ,7 3 8

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

GUARDS. CLASS B -------------------------------------- 1 5 . 2 5 7
65 5
MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------------------------- 1 9 , 6 0 2
100
PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S -----------------------------

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

27,6 16
2 . 9 32
2 5.189
1 ,0 9 8

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

ORDER FILLE RS -----------------------------------------------

971

9 .7 7

SHIPPING

PACKERS -----------------------------------------

929

9 .0 1

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

MATERIAL HANDLING LABORERS ------------------

90

9 .5 6

5 .0 9
5 .0 6
5.1*1

J AN IT ORS . PORTERS. AND CLEANERS ------ 1 3 , 6 9 5
299
MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------------------------- 1 3 . 9 0 1
257
PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S -----------------------------

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

TRUCKDRIVERS. LIGHT TRUCK --------------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ----------------------------------

389
163
221

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

TRUCKDRIVERS. MEDIUM TRUCK ------------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ----------------------------------

3 .0 3 9
550
2 t *48*4

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

9 .2 9
8 .9 5

TRUCKDRIVERS. HEAVY TRUCK --------------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S -----------------------------

981
28 7
699
129

7 .6 8
6 .9 7
8 .1 8
9 .3 1

1 .9 9 2
1 .5 3 9
90 8
16 6

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

TRUCKDRIVERS. TRACTOR-TRAILER -----MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S -----------------------------

2 . 193
78 0
1 .9 1 3
852

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

MAINTENANCE MECHANICS
(MOTOR VEHICLES) -------------------------------------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S -----------------------------

1 .8 8 5
239
1 .6 5 1
1 .2 8 6

9 .1 2
8.2 0
9 . 29
9.9 9

SHIPPERS ----------------------------------------------------------MANUFACTURING -----------------------------------------

381
2 07

6 .1 0
6 .0 9

RECEIVERS --------------------------------------------------------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ----------------------------------

737
9 80

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

MAINTENANCE P IP EF IT T ER S -----------------------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------

527
98 9

8 .7 2
8.6 9

MAINTENANCE SHEET-METAL WORKERS -----MANUFACTURING -----------------------------------------

16 8
15 9

8 .9 6
8 .9 7

SHIPPERS AND RECEIVERS --------------------------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ----------------------------------

6 90
36 5
27 5

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

MAINTENANCE TRADES HELPERS -----------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S -----------------------------

271
1 60
121

6 . 83
7.3 1
7.6 1

WAREHOUSEMEN -------------------------------------------------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ----------------------------------

1 .9 9 1
579
917

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

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

77 9
77 9

7 .9 9
7 .9 9

MAINTENANCE ELECTRICIANS ---------------------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S -----------------------------

1 .9 1 7
896
571
191

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

MAINTENANCE PAINTERS ------------------------------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S -----------------------------

559
163
391
68

7 .5 7
7 .7 1
7.5 1
8 .3 9

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

1 .1 7 9
801

MAINTENANCE MECHANICS < MACHINERY) MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S -----------------------------

STATIONARY ENGINEERS ------------------------------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S -----------------------------

1 .2 6 9
277
9 92
219

8 . 89
9 .5 0
8. 72
9 .5 6

BOILER TENDERS --------------------------------------------MANUFACTURING -----------------------------------------

99 5
1 28

ORDER F ILL ERS -----------------------------------------------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING




2 .8 3 8
635
2 .2 0 3
1 .9 6 6
9 50
516

SHIPPING PACKERS ----MANUFACTURING ----NONMANUFACTURING

8 . 23
8 .3 9

See footnotes

Average
mean2)
hourly
earnings4

9 .9 9 5
2 .7 3 7
2 .2 0 8
7 16

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

763
19 5
568
95

Number
of
woikers

MATERIAL HANDLING LABORERS -----------------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S -----------------------------

TRUCKDRIVERS -------------------------------------------------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S -----------------------------

MAINTENANCE CARPENTERS --------------------------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S -----------------------------

s e x , 3 and i n d u s t r y d i v i s i o n

MATERIAL MOVEMENT AND CUSTODIAL
OCCUPATIONS - MEN— CONTINUED
$
7 .9 3
7 .8 0
7 .9 9
8 .9 3

$
7.6 2
7 .6 6
7.6 1
8 .3 8

O ccupation,

a t end o f t a b l e s .

13

- _

J AN IT ORS . PORTERS. AND CLEANERS -----MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S -----------------------------

MATERIAL MOVEMENT AND CUSTODIAL
OCCUPATIONS - WOMEN




Table A-7. Percent increases in average hourly earnings for selected occupational groups.
New York, N.Y.—N.J., for selected periods
Industry and occ u p a tio n a l grou p 5

M a y 1976
to
M a y 1977

M a y 1975
to
M a y 1976

M a y 19*77
to
M a y 197 8

M a y 197 8
to
M a y 197 9

A ll in dustries:
O f f i c e c l e r i c a l ____________________________________________
E l e c t r o n i c da t a p r o c e s s i n g _____________________________
I n d u s t r i a l n u r s e s ________________________________________
S killed m a in ten a n ce tra des
U n s k i l l e d pl a n t w o r k e r s

6.3
6.8
6.7
7.9
10 .6

5.8
5.8
6.8
6.4
7.3

5 .8
5.3
6.6
7.1
5.8

6 .1
5.5
6 .4
7.9
7.0

M anufa cturing:
O f f i c e c l e r i c a l _ __________________________________________
E l e c t r o n i c da t a p r o c e s s i n g . . . _____
_________
I n d u s t r i a l n u r s e s __________________________________________
S k i l l e d m a i n t e n a n c e t r a d e s _____________________________
U n s k i l l e d pl a n t w o r k e r s _________________________________

7.3
6.4
8.2
7 .8
7.2

7.1
6.6
6.4
7 .0
7.3

6.4
6.3
6.7
5.3
5.8

6 .7
6 .0
5.8
7.9
7.7

N onm anufacturing:
O f f i c e c l e r i c a l . ____________________________ ___________
E l e c t r o n i c da ta p r o c e s s i n g
I n d u s t r i a l n u r s e s __________________________________________
U n s k i l l e d pl a n t w o r k e r s _________________________________

6.0
6 .9
5.4
11.0

5.4
5.6
7.1
7.3

5.5
5.1
6.5
5.8

5.8
5.4
7.0
7.0

See fo o tn o te s

a t e nd o f t a b l e s .

14

Table A-8. Average pay relationships within establishments for white-collar occupations
New York, N.Y.—N.J., May 1979
O ffice c le r ic a l occ u p a tion being c o m p a r e d —

Class A Class B

SEC RE TARIES. CLASS A ...........................
SEC RE TARIES. CLASS 3 ...........................
SECRE TA RIES. CLASS C...........................
SECRE TA RIES. CLASS C ...........................
SEC RE TARIES, c l a s s e ...........................
STENOGRAPHERS. SENIOR ........................
s t e n o g r a p h e r s , g e n e r a l .....................
TRANSCRIBING-MACHINE T Y P I S T S . .
T Y P I S T S . CLASS A......................................
T Y P I S T S . CLASS B......................................
F ILE CLERKS. CLASS A...........................
F ILE CLERKS. CLASS G...........................
F IL E CLERKS. CLASS C...........................
MESSENGERS........................................................
SWITCHBOARD OPERATORS........................
SWITCHEOARD OPERATORRE C EP TIO NI ST S ............................................
ORDER CLERKS. CLASS A........................
ORDER CLERKS. CLASS S ........................
ACCOUNTING CLERKS. CLASS A . . . .
ACCOUNTING CLERKS. CLASS B . . . .
BOOKKEEPING-MACHINE
OPERATORS. CLASS A..............................
BOOKKEEPING-MACHINE
OPERATORS. CLASS B..............................
BI L LI N G MACHINE BI L L E R S ..................
PAYROLL CLERKS............................................
KEY ENTRY OPERATORS. CLASS A . .
KEY ENTRY OPERATORS. CLASS E . .

Sw itch A ccou n tin g
F ile clerk s
Tran­
Typists
Order clerks
S w itch ­
clerks
scribin gle s s e n board D era torp
m ach in e
gers
operators re ce p Genera] typists
Class A Class B Class A Class B Class C
tionists Class A Class B Class A Class

B ookk eepin gm achine
operators

Stenographers

Secretaries

O c c u p a t i o n w h i c h e q u a l s 100

Class C Class

D

Class

E

Senior

B

Key entry
operators

B illip g Payroll
billers

Class A

IDO
1 X8
136
150
154
156
182
1 62
168
197
177
188
218
214
157

ICC
119
132
140
140
163
142
151
166
148
170
185
183
141

100
1 16
123
12 2
144
124
13 2
15 0
137
15 2
17 2
16 6
121

100
117
114
129
114
1 22
13 5
12 5
13 6
15*1
1 53
114

100
113
123
108
114
129
116
126
144
145
108

100
11 6
99
105
12 3
107
1 21
1 54
1 41
10 7

1 00
86
94
1 13
99
108
1 22
1 23
89

1 00
10 9
124
107
121
1 38
3 37
1 02

1 00
11 9
1 02
1 13
131
132
98

10 0
86
99
111
114
87

100
119
1 35
132
94

100
117
1 12
85

100
99
78

10 D
78

138
(6)
128
118
14*1

1 25
94
12 3
106
12 a

114
( 6)
109
10 2
12 0

115
(61
113
93
111

(6)
(6)
(6)
92
11 0

97
( 6)
(6)
85
90

99
(6)
(6 1
89
105

10 5
(6)
1 09
87
107

96
(6 )
1 03
73
89

95
(6 )
(6 )
80
94

90
(6)
83
77
88

80
(6 )
81
71
83

82
(6 )
83
6E
84

97
76
94
87
105

ICO
91
99
36
107

IOC
13 2
112
116

10 0
90
99

100
1 26

138

130

109

107

(6)

1 03

102

93

84

98

87

75

75

99

89

(6)

90

112

91

10 0

167
(6)
143
155
166

160
(6)
123
135
145

134
16)
109
118
131

121
104
100
109
124

131
(6 )
102
101
115

10 7
(6)
99
103
110

1 06
( 6)
73
85
102

108
(6)
92
37
111

10 2
(6)
86
93
1 07

80
94
76
82
88

104
(6 )
82
96
110

97
(6)
70
83
92

72
(6)
69
73
82

77
81
67
72
82

10 1
(6)
88
96
104

1C 5
105
91
10 3
10 3

(6)
(6)
(6 )
103
139

(6 )
13 0
74
S3
10 4

11 4
108
10 4
11 4
12 1

90
86
36
94
98

122
(6)
94
95
10 9

Class B

ICC

150

A

ICO

161
(6 )
150
13 9
168

Class

Class B

_

10 0
(6)
94
84
113

10 0
(6 )
(6)
(6 )

10 0
112
119

100
121

100

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 b e i n g c o m p a r e d —
C o m p u t e r s y stem s a n a ly s ts (b u sin e ss)

C o m p u t e r p r o g r a m m e r s (b u s in e s s )

C o m p u t e r o p e ra to r s

P e r ip h e r a l

D r a fte r s

C om p u ter

o p e r a to r s

lib r a r ia n s

C la ss A

COMPUTER SYSTEMS ANALYSTS
(B US IN ES S) . CLASS A...........................
COMPUTER SYSTEMS ANALYSTS
(B US IN ES S) . CLASS E ......................................
COMFUTER SYSTEMS ANALYSTS
( 3 US IN ESS ) . CLASS C...........................
COMPUTER PROGRAMMERS
(B US IN ES S) . CLASS A...........................
COMPUTER PROGRAMMERS
(B U SI N ES S) . CLASS E ......................................
COMPUTER PROGRAMMERS
(E USINESS) . CLASS C...........................
COMFUTER OPERATORS. CLASS A . . .
COMFUTER OPERATORS. CLASS B . . .
COMPUTER OPERATORS. CLASS C . . .
PERIPHERAL EQUIPMENT
OPERA TCRS........................................................
COMPUTER DATA L IB R A R I A N S ...............
DRAFTERS. CLASS A ...................................
DRAFTERS. CLASS B ...................................
DRAFTERS. CLASS C ...................................
DRAFTER-TRACERS.........................................
ELECTRONICS TECHNICIANS.
CLASS E .......................................................................................
REGISTERED INDUSTRIAL NU RS ES ..

C la ss B

C la s s C

C la s s A

C la s s B

C la ss C

C la s s A

C la ss C

C la ss A

C la s s B

C la s s C

R e g is te r e d
in d u s tr ia l

c la s s B

nurses

tr a c e rs

10 0

1 1 3

100

1 4 2

122

10 0

13 2

121

1 0 9

1 5 4

118

1 2 3

12 3

1 0 0

18 4

15 9

13 1

1 4 8

1 2 2

1 6 7

147

1 2 7

12 7

1 0 5

88

1 0 0

1 9 5

160

1 4 7

1 5 9

1 3 6

1 0 7

1 2 9

100

2 3 9

153

1 7 6

1 9 3

17 4

1 3 5

1 6 3

12 2

1 0 0

20 8

207

1 3 6

174

1 4 4

13 1

1 4 4

11 8

1 0 2

2 1 2

194

(6 )

17 0

1 3 0

123

1 3 2

116

95

1 4 0

85

1 0 4

1 1 9

1 1 9

76

89

78

67

)

(6

)

ICC

1 0 4

89

73

6 4

(6

)

1 2 0

1 0 0

1 1 7

10 4

(6 )

96

(6

)

1 5 1

1 7 2

i n

1 1 6

2 0 4

122

(6 )

1 0 0

100

12 4

1 3 4

1 0 0

1 5 5

1 5 6

11 8

(6 )

(6 )

(6 )

(6 )

(6 )

(6 )

1 6 1

1 4 6

(6

(6 )

(6 )

(6 )

(5 )

(6 )

(6 )

(6 )

(6 )

(6 )

1 6 5

138

1 3 4

133

1 2 8

89

10 3

38

85

S e e n o t e u n d e r t a b l e A - 9 and f o o t n o t e at e n d o f t a b l e s .




C la s s B

E le c t r o n ic s
t e c h n i c ia n s ,
D r a fte r s -

15

)

IOC
1 0 0

95
(6

1 3 1

100

(6

)

(6

)

(6

)

(6 )

12 8

1 0 0

(6

)

(6

)

(6

)

(6

)

(6 )

(6 )

1 0 0

1 0 1

94

59

(6 )

84

7 7

1 2 0

10 0

Table A-9. Average pay relationships within establishments for blue-collar occupations
New York, N .Y .-N .J ., May 1979
M ain ten ance, t o o lr o o m ,
O c c u p a t i o n w h i c h e q u a l s 100

M e c h a n ic s
C a r p e n te rs

E le c t r ic ia n s

P a in te rs

M a c h in is ts

1 00
ICO
105

100
95

10 1

92

maintenance

m akers

S t a t io n a r y e n g in e e r s

B o ile r te n d e r s

101

100
125

100

100
10 1
101

100
100

ICO

10 0
11 9
89
92
109

99
12 9
99
39
97

ICC
118
S5
99
1C9

100

MECHANICS
MECHANICS
1 00
103

maintenance

T o o l a n d d ie
T r a d e s h e lp e r s

w o rk e rs

M o to r v e h ic le s

100
106
99

98
MAINTENANCE

S h e e t-m e ta l

P ip e fitt e rs
M a ch in e ry

MAINTENANCE

an d p o w e r p l a n t o c c u p a t i o n b e in g c o m p a r e d —

102
1 01

97
95

102
100

1 00
12 2
90

1 01
12 2
95
96
108

95

100
1 21
91
97
107

s h e e t - metal
trades

helpers.

...

(8)

118
88
9M
108

ICO
(El
96
1C1
1 09

100
(6)
72

100
98
i m

95

M a t e r i a l m o v e m e n t a n d c u s t o d i a l o c c u p a t i o n b ei n g c o m p a r e d —

T r u c k d r iv e r s

L ig h t t r u ck

TRUCKDRIVERS. LIGHT TRUCK............
TRUCKDRIVERS. MEDIUM T R U C K . . . .
TRUCKDRIVERS. HEAVY TRUCK............
TRUCKDRIVERS. TR ACTOR-TRAILER.
SHIPPERS.............................................................
RECEIVERS..........................................................
SHIPPERS AND RECEIVERS.....................
WAREHOUSEMEN.................................................
ORDER F I L L E R S ..............................................
SHIPPING PACKERS......................................
m aterial h an dling L A B O R E R S ....
FORKLIFT OPERATORS................................
GUARDS. CLASS A.........................................
GUARDS. CLASS B.........................................
JANITORSt PORTERS t AND
CLEANERS..........................................................

G u a rd s

M a t e r ia l
S h ip p e r s

R e c e iv e r s

S h ip p e r s a n d
r e c e iv e r s

W a reh ou se m en

O r d e r fille r s

S h ip p in g p a c k e r s

h a n d lin g

J a n ito r s , p o rt e rs ,

F o r k li f t o p e r a t o r s

a n d c le a n e r s

la b o r e r s

T r a c to r -tr a ile r

B

M e d i u m tr u c k

H e a v y t r u ck

100
99
(6)
(8)
99
89
98
105
(8)
1 22
119
92
(6)
1 15

1 00
92
99
88
95
98
95
11 1
122
109
(8)
(8 )
(8)

100
98
(6)
1 17
(8)
152
125
129
(6)
106
18 )
129

100
(6)
198
(6 t
158
122
191
123
119
(6)
1 82

10 0
102
(8)
10 6
(6)
19 2
129
108
121
12 8

100
(6 )
12 2
112
121
111
99
112
102

100
115
121
11 7
96
100
CG 1
117

10C
135
136
1C6
111
102
11 9

ICC
101
93
37
(8)
1 03

10C
1C2
92
131
101

100
97
119
107

100
10 8
108

100
122

100

129

11 8

158

122

19 1

121

19 0

12 1

119

119

129

1 17

112

92

C la s s A

C la s s

10 0

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

NOTE:
T a b l e s A - 8 a n d A - 9 p r e s e n t th e a v e r a g e p a y r e l a t i o n s h i p b e t w e e n p a i r s o f o c c u p a t i o n s w i t h i n e s t a b l i s h m e n t s ,
F o r e x a m p l e , a v a l u e o f 122 i n d i c a t e s th a t e a r n i n g s f o r t h e o c c u p a t i o n d i r e c t l y
a b o v e in th e h e a d i n g a r e 22 p e r c e n t g r e a t e r th a n e a r n i n g s f o r th e o c c u p a t i o n d i r e c t l y t o t h e l e f t in th e stu b.
S i m i l a r l y , a v a l u e o f 85 i n d i c a t e s e a r n i n g s f o r t h e o c c u p a t i o n i n t h e h e a d i n g a r e 15 p e r c e n t
b e l o w e a r n i n g s f o r t h e o c c u p a t i o n i n the stub.
See a ppen dix A fo r m eth od o f com p utation.




16

Earnings: Large establishments
Table A-10. Weekly earnings of office workers, large establishments, New York, N.Y.—N.J., May 1979
Weekly earnings^™
(standard)
O ccu p a tion and in d u stry d iv is io n

Number
of
worker*

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 we ekly e arn in gs o f—
$

$
1 00

Mean 2

Median2

Middle range2

$
237.00
2 44.50
233.50
276.50

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

$
110

$
120

$
130

$
14 0

$
15C

$

$
160

1 70

$
180

$

%

200

22 0

$
2*»0

$

S

2 80

2 80

$
30 0

$
3 20

«»00

1 30

140

15 0

160

170

1 80

2 00

220

2 40

2 60

280

300

320

3 40

360

38 0

400

over

8

22
22

12 1
13
108

298
57
241
1

529
204
325
7

1215
372
343
45

3275
998
2277
2 67

4259
1377
2882
35 2

4198
1322
2 87 6
36 2

36 7 1
1150
25 2 1
386

2701
1010
1691
285

2127
743
1384
382

1684
69 4
990
443

98 1
4 23
55 8
274

7 84
3 68
416
258

463
19 6
26 7
14 5

2 84
1 75
109
70

251
157
94
75

-

-

~
~

-

-

-

-

12
6
6
-

27
24
3
1

99
34
65
7

189
87
102
15

2 83
87
196
35

31 6
113
203
43

32 1
96
225
60

3 00
118
182
85

1 85
99
86
37

25 8
97
161
72

1 78
10 7
71
53

13 6
51
85
*67

_

5
5

2
i
i
-

16
16
4

32
4
28
4

1 98
25
1 73
25

35 0
52
298
44

711
125
5 86
95

885
16 4
721
120

762
229
53 3
80

85 0
273
577
109

61 5
27 6
339
131

* 5*»
1
1 88
2 66
114

516
204
312
211

135
32
103
71

49
19
30
17

59
50
9
8

2
2
-

18
18
“

72
5
67
1

31 9
26
29 3
6

9 10
72
838
1 73

1391
226
1165
19 0

15 2 1
3 80
11 4 1
149

1528
554
9 74
1 22

1162
5 34
628
120

704
268
436
183

62 5
157
254
79
3 71 v
78
220
51

40
34
6
~

43
41
2
1

43
35
8
~

*
»
4
-

405 1161
1 88
433
217
729
3
38

1468
531
93 7
64

1186
401
78 5
82

743
172
571
112

363
95
268
44

167
55
112
37

67
25
42
32

26
24

14
4
10
10

3
2
1
1

3
3
-

1
1
-

-

-

_

_

_

_

-

_

_

-

-

-

-

-

_

_

_

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

1 20

“

-

8

-

-

-

SECRETARIES --------------------------------------------MANUFACTURING --------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING -------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S ----------------------

2 6.8 82
9 .2 5 9
1 7,6 23
3 .3 5 2

3 6 .0
36.0
3 6.0
3 6.5

SECRE TA RIES. CLASS A ------------------MANUFACTURING --------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING -------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S ---------------------

2 .3 0 4
919
1 ,3 8 5
475

3 6 .0
3 5 .5
3 6.0
3 7 .0

317.50
320.50
315.50
342.50

3 14.00
321.00
3 09.50
3 34.00

2 7 8 .0 0 -3 5 9 .0 0
2 7 8 .0 0 -3 6 7 .0 0
2 7 8 .0 0 -3 4 9 .0 0
3 05 .50 -3 81 .00

-

-

SECRE TA RIES. CLASS B ------------------MANUFACTURING --------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING -------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S ---------------------

5t 639
1 .6 4 2
3 .9 9 7
1 .0 3 3

36.0
3 6 .0
36. 0
3 6 .5

279.00
295.50
272.00
2 98 .50

2 76.00
295.50
267.00
306.50

2 4 1 .5 0 -3 1 5 .0 0
2 6 1 .0 0 -3 2 6 .5 0
2 3 6 .5 0 -3 0 2 .5 0
2 53 .00 -3 47 .50

-

_

SECRE TA RIES. CLASS C ------------------MANUFACTURING --------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING -------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S ---------------------

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

36.0
3 6 .5
3 6 .0
3 6 .0

2 43 .00
2 62.50
235.00
252.50

240.00
259.00
2 30.00
253.50

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

-

-

-

-

-

i
i
-

SECR ET ARI ES. CLASS D ------------------MANUFACTURING --------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING -------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S ---------------------

5 , 984
2.0 4 5
3 .9 3 9
447

3 6 .0
36. 5
3 5 .5
36.5

2 16 .50
2 13.00
2 18 .50
2 50 .50

213.50
210.00
2 16.00
2 47.50

1 9 3 .0 0 -2 3 7 .0 0
1 87 .50 -2 31 .00
1 9 5 .5 0 -2 4 0 .0 0
2 2 0 .0 0 -2 7 1 .5 0

_
-

_
-

2
2
“

22
22
“

43
7
36
“

94
14
80
“

213
11 1
10 2

SE CR ET ARI ES. CLASS E ------------------MANUFACTURING --------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING -------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S ---------------------

3 .1 5 2
1.0 0 2
2.1 5 0
181

3 5 .5
3 5 .5
3 5 .5
3 6.5

1 97 .50
1 96 .00
1 98 .00
212.00

193.50
191.00
195.00
211.00

1 76 .00 -2 15 .00
1 7 9 .5 0 -2 0 9 .0 0
1 75 .00 -2 18 .00
1 8 5 .0 0 -2 3 1 .5 0

-

-

6

10
10
-

66
1
65
“

182
41
141
1

223
83
140
2

450
14 7
30 3
32

896
375
521
31

655
19 0
465
53

388
109
279
29

167
33
134
17

60
13
47
6

37
7
30
10

11
7

1
-

8
-

1
-

STENOGRAPHERS ---------------------------------------MANUFACTURING --------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING -------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S ---------------------

1 ,8 0 1
364
1 .4 3 7
161

36.0
36. 0
3 6.0
38.0

201.50
2 31 .00
1 94 .00
2 58.50

193.00
218.50
1 83.00
2 86.50

1 6 9 .0 0 -2 2 4 .0 0
203 . 0 0 - 2 6 3 . 0 0
1 6 4 .5 0 -2 1 2 .0 0
2 5 0 .5 0 -2 9 6 .5 0

~

29
2
27
1

98
~
98
4

154
3
151
2

188
8
180
4

202
11
191
11

336
45
291
10

29 9
116
18 3
7

131
77
98
-

109
48
61
16

73
38
35
23

1 33
47
86
70

28
11
17
7

11
1
10
6

STENOGRAPHERS. SENIOR ----------------NONMANUFACTURING -------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S ---------------------

9 94
837
57

3 5 .5
35.5
3 8 .5

2 09.50
2 01.50
2 84.50

1 98.00
1 89.50
286.50

1 74 .50 -2 40 .00
1 7 3 .5 0 -2 2 3 .5 0
2 8 6 .5 0 -2 8 6 .5 0

STENOGRAPHERS. GENERAL -------------NONMANUFACTURING -------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S ---------------------

807
600
104

36.0
3 6.0
38.0

1 91 .50
183.00
2 44.00

1 83 .00
1 71.00
2 52.50

TRANSCRIBING-MACHINE TYP IS TS —
NONMANUFACTURING --------------------------

3 49
304

3 5.5
3 5 .5

1 88 .00
1 88 .00

T YPI STS -----------------------------------------------------MANUFACTURING --------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING -------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S ---------------------

4 .7 3 8
705
4.0 3 3
384

36.0
36.5
3 6 .0
38.5

T Y P I S T S . CLASS A ---------------------------MANUFACTURING --------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING -------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S ---------------------

2 . 1 06
340
1 ,7 6 6
187

3 6.0
36.5
3 6 .0
39.0

-

_
-

~

~

~

-

_
-

-

6
“
9
9

-

~

29
3

1
1

-

-

-

-

9
9

1
1

17
17

45
45

105
104

131
1 27

218
2 05

1 14
96
1

10 5
91
-

78
45
1

54
22
10

90
59
43

20
11
1

6
5
1

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

_

_

_

-

-

-

-

10 9
106
2

83
76
4

71
64
11

118
36
10

1 95
87
6

"

31
16
15

19
13
13

43
27
27

8
6
6

5
5
5

-

-

81
81
4

26
7

-

28
26
1

186.00
186.50

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

-

_

-

29
19

46
39

90
83

85
75

32
27

5
2

4
3

_

-

27
27

_

-

21
18

_

-

10
10

-

~

-

1 69 .00
1 96 .00
1 64 .50
2 26.50

1 59.00
1 80.00
1 55.00
2 19.00

1 4 3 .0 0 -1 8 2 .0 0
1 6 1 .5 0 -2 2 2 .0 0
141 . 0 0 - 1 7 6 . 5 0
1 6 6 .0 0 -2 9 6 .5 0

-

56
56

2 23
3

642
37
605
2

868
52
816
30

639
61
5 78
30

624
112
512
43

419
85
3 34
22

559
1 03
455
37

251
70
1 81
29

1 18
52
66
13

81
35
46
33

81
41
40
35

123
26
97
85

34
7
27
25

8
8

1 86.50
2 15 .50
1 81 .00
2 66.00

174.00
1 99.50
170.00
296.50

1 55 .0 0 -2 0 0 .0 0
1 6 4 .5 0 -2 6 4 .0 0
1 5 3 . G O - 1 9 5 . 00
2 3 9 .0 0 -2 9 6 .5 0

123
5
11 8

25 0
26
224

27 7
14
26 3

29 9
58
241
10

239
32
207
8

3 60
36
324
15

173
24
14 9

65
24
41
5

55
30
25
12

62
38
24
19

1 21
25
96
84

34
7
27
25

-

220

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

27

27

37 at $ 4 0 0 to $ 4 2 0 ; 12 at $ 4 2 0 to $ 4 4 0 ; 17 at $ 4 4 0 to $ 4 6 0 ; and 1 at $ 4 6 0 to $ 4 8 0 .

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




$
380

and

110

W o r k e r s w e r e d i s t r i b u t e d as f o l l o w s :

$
360

and
under

$
246.00
254.00
2 41 .50
277.00

*

$
3 *»0

17

3

-

1

_

_

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

_

_

_

_

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

_

_

_

_

-

-

-

-

9
9

3
3

i
i

-

-

-

-

-

-

"

-

-

-

-

8
8

9
9

3

i

_

3

-

-

-

i
-

-

_

-

Table A-10. Weekly earnings of office workers, large establishments, New York, N.Y.—N.J., May 1979— Continued
Weekly earnings

O c c u p a tio n and in d u s tr y d i v is i o n
workers

Average
weekly
hours1
(standard)

N u m ber o f w o rk e r s r e c e iv in g straigh t-tim e w eekly earnings o f—
$

$
1 00
Mean2

Median 2

Middle range 2

$
120

S
130

s

$
1 A0

150

S
16 0

*
170

$

$
18 0

200

*
220

$

$
2A0

260

$

$
2 80

300

$

$

$
2A0

2 20

360

$
3 80

and
under
110

TYPISTS -

$
110

AO Q
and

3 AO

120

130

1 AO

1 50

160

17 0

130

20 0

220

2 AO

260

280

20 0

320

56
56
-

196
2

519
32
A8 7
2

618
26
592
30

362
A7
315
30

32 5
5A
271
33

180
53
12 7
1A

1 98
67
13 1
22

73
A6
32
20

53
28
25
8

26
5
21
21

19
3
16
16

2
1
1
1

-

193
-

176
2
173
-

352
2
350
-

35A
13
3 A1
2

26A
12
252
4

26 3
17
2 A6
1C

15 7
10
1A7
A

159
21
133
A

169
31
13 8
6

62
25
37
5

12
9
2
”

23
13
10
10

18
10
8
8

25
A
21
21

-

21
20

20
18

20
20

35
32

90
88

52
50

59
55

90
SO

37
23

6
2

2
“

11
6

A
A

-

-

“

”

A
4
-

17
9
8
8

6
4
2
2

21
A
17
17

-

-

-

-

3 60

38 0

A00

over

CONTINUED

T Y P I S T S . CLASS E -----MANUFACTURING ----------NONMANUFACTURING —
PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S

2 .6 3 2
365
2 .2 6 7
197

3 6.0
36.0
36.0
3 8 .D

$
155.50
178 .00
151.50
188.50

$
1A 8.00
1 73 .00
1A 6.00
172 .00

$
$
1 3 7 .0 0 -1 6 7 .0 0
1 5 5 .3 0 -1 9 6 .5 0
1 3 5 .0 0 -1 6 2 .0 0
1 5 A .0 0-21 6.5 0

-

FILE CLERKS ----------------------MANUFACTURING ----------NONMANUFACTURING ---PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S

2t05A
173
1 .8 8 1
78

35.5
35.5
35.5
3 7.0

1 52 .50
190 .50
1 A 9.00
231 .00

1AA .5 0
18A . 5 0
1A 2.00
251.50

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

15
1
1A
-

FILE CLERKS. CLASS A
NONMANUFACTURING -----

A 50
AQ2

36.0
3 6.0

171.50
1 6 8 .50

1 68 .50
1 65 .00

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

-

FILE CLERKS. CLASS B
MANUFACTURING ----------NONMANUFACTURING ----PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S

75 6
58
698
55

3 5.5
3 5.0
35.5
37.5

160 .00
201 .50
156 .50
2 2 A. 0 0

1 51 .00
1 88.00
150 .00
210.00

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

~

17
2
15
-

A9
A9
-

1 A0
5
135
2

159
3
156
A

106
3
103
5

82
3
79
3

32
5
77
A

63
1A
A9
5

1C
2
8
A

-

FILE CLERKS. CLASS C
MANUFACTURING ----------NONMANUFACTURING -----

8 A8
67
781

35.5
35.0
35.5

135 .50
177 .00
132.00

129 .50
1 72 .00
1 28.00

1 2 1 . 5 0 — A0 . 0 0
1
1 5 0 .0 0 -1 8 7 .0 0
1 2 0 .0 0 -1 3 6 .5 0

15
1
1A

138
138

283

70
6
6A

67
12
55

23
5
13

18
12
6

16
7
9

15
9
6

2
2
-

A
2
2

1
1

283

ISA
8
136

MESSENGERS ------------------------MANUFACTURING ----------NONMANUFACTURING ----PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S

2 . 2 A7
62A
1 .6 2 3
230

36.0
36.0
3 6 .0
36.5

1 A 7.50
1 56.50
1AA.00
178 .50

1 A 0.50
1 52.00
1 36 .50
1 61 .50

1 2 6 .0 0 -1 6 0 .5 0
1 3 A .5 0-1 7 2 .5 0
12A. 50-15 3.0 0
1 3 9 .0 0 -2 1 1 .5 0

3A
3A
9

301
19
282
3

3 A7
83
26A
2

ADA
87
317
52

357
82
275
32

239
108
131
16

17A
72
102
12

120
A9
71
9

1A2
91
51
25

53
16
37
18

19
9
10
5

22
5
28
26

15
3

SWITCHBOARD OPERATORS ----------------------------MANUFACTURING ---------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S -----------------------------

1 .1 5 1
2 AO
911
19A

3 6 .0
3 6 .5
36.0
37.0

19A .50
211 .00
1 90 .50
2A 2.50

1 89 .50
2 0 A .00
1 87.50
2 A6 . 0 0

1 6 A .50-21 8.0 0
1 8 0 .0 0 -2 3 2 .0 0
1 6 0 .0 0 -2 0 7 .5 0
2 0 9 .0 0 -2 8 8 .5 0

_
-

10
10
-

8

3A

8

2*1
i

109
5
10A
4

76
6
7C
1

11 2
21
91

88
27
61
3

296
5A
2 A2
21

13 9
A1
98
18

11 6
25
81
28

SWITCHBOARD OPERA TOR- REC EPTIONISTSNONMANUFACTURING ----------------------------------

167
1 3A

36.5
36.0

191 .00
1 8 6 .50

1 89.00
187 .50

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

_

A
A

2
1

3
3

7

A
2

39
39

39
2A

A2
37

9
6

-

-

*
4
A

7

-

-

3

-

-

-

3
3

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

2
2

_

-

-

-

“

“

-

-

-

-

“

1
1

“

“

-

-

-

2
2
-

-

3
3

“

“

-

“

12
12

3
3
3

6
6
6

52
15
27
2A

A5
23
22
22

A6
A
A2
A2

15
4
ii
ii

1
1
“

7

1
“

6
“

-

-

7

“

3
3
-

~

A60

35.5

1 89 .00

1 76.50

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

2

6

15

16

1A

60

63

56

71

53

21

36

25

17

-

-

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

268

36.0

170.50

1 70.00

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

2

6

13

13

9

37

53

5A

A5

27

6

-

1

2

-

-

ACCOUNTING CLERKS -------------------------------------MANUFACTURING ---------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S -----------------------------

5*098
1 .0 8 2
A , 016
819

36.0
36.5
36.0
3 7 .5

212 .00
2 2 7 .50
207 .50
277 .00

2D0.50
2 20.00
1 95 .50
2 72 .00

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

12
12

_
-

A6
A6

107
9
98

280
9
271

316
30
286
9

313
23
295
8

527
6A
A63
31

861
1 82
679
AO

782
221
561
A6

5 09
153
2 56
A5

28 2
1 51
222
71

A 19
92
227
2 AO

175
70
105
A6

70
AO
30
29

139
22
117
116

132
6
126
126

ACCOUNTING CLERKS. CLASS A -----------MANUFACTURING ---------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S -----------------------------

2 .5 1 3
608
1 .9 0 5
A 73

36. 5
36.5
3 6 .5
3 8 .5

23 A•50
2A 5.50
2 3 1 .50
2 9 0 .00

2 23 .50
2A 1.00
218.50
32A .50

1 9 7 .5 0 -2 6 2 .0 0
2 1 2 .0 0 -2 7 0 .5 0
1 9 5 .0 0 -2 5 7 .5 0
2 AO. 0 0 —3 AA. 5 0

-

-

6

_

23

-

-

60
3
57
2

85
5
80
3

15 8
16
1A2
21

326
A9
277
29

51 0
125
385
28

2 81
92
288
22

305
120
185
A6

183
75
108
21

12 A
A6
78
19

62
29
23
22

127
22
115
11A

121
5
126
126

ii
ii

ACCOUNTING CLERKS. CLASS 8 -----------MANUFACTURING ---------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S -----------------------------

2 .5 8 5
A7 A
2 .1 1 1
3A6

36.0
36.5
3 5 .5
36.0

189.50
2 0 5 .00
186 .00
2 59 .50

1 80.00
1 98 .50
1 76 .00
272.00

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

12
12

256
27
229

233
18
215
5

369
A8
32 1
10

5 35
13 3
A02
11

272
96
176
18

128
60
68
22

78
31
A7
25

226
17
219
219

51
2A
27
27

8
1
7
7

2

1
1

“

-

CLASS

_

6
AO
~
AO

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




18

23

107
9
98

257
9
2A8

2
2

-

“

ORDER CLERKS -------------------------------------------------ORDER CLERKS.

-

•

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

1A
3
ii
ii
1A
3

7

6
1
1

i
1
“

7
6
1
1

i
i
-

-

“

“

Table A-10. Weekly earnings of office workers, large establishments, New York, N.Y.—N.J., May 1979— Continued
(standard)
N

Ui

O ccu p a tion and in d u stry d iv is io n
worken

Average
weekly
hours1
(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 —
$

$
10 0

Middle range 2

$

*
110

120

5

$
120

13C

150

S
16 0

$
1 70

*
180

$

$

$
200

2 20

29 0

BOOKKEEPING-MACHINE OPERATORS.
CLASS A -------------------------------------------------------

Median 2

300

*
3 20

$

$
29 0

360

S
380

120

130

130

15 0

160

17 0

180

200

220

290

2 60

$
1 59 .50
1 69.50

$
$
1 57 .00 -1 99 .50
1 5 5 .0 0 -1 9 9 .5 0

1
1

2
2

9
9

5
5

11
11

32
29

37
35

16
15

31
27

13
10

19
19

6
1

190.50

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

-

-

-

-

3

1

9

1

13

9

7

6

-

-

1
1

8
1
7
-

*
4
2
2

38
5
32

56
5
51

65
8
57
-

15 1
12
13 9
7

193
26
1 17
9

123
22
101
9

60
12
97
19

75
2
73
-

1 72
8
163
-

272
2*4
238
“

377
*40
33 7
3

377
39
333
13

707
90
617
60

5 85
10 8
977
58

2 36
82
152
31

5
1
3
-

30
1
39

91
9
82
-

117
10
10 7
1

1 98
10
188
9

997
25
972
31

39 9
73
276
21

70
1
69

13 2
7
125

181
15
166

260
30
230
2

179
29
155
9

210
65
19 5
29

236
35
201
37

900

183
155

2 5.5
2 5 .5

$
1 80 .00
1 73 .00

50

2 5 .5

195.00

and

PAYROLL CLERKS ---------------------------------------------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S ------------------------------

758
155
50 2
59

2 5.0
27.0
25.0
2 5 .5

217.50
250.00
208.50
2 57 .50

2 10.00
231.00
202.00
2 51.50

1 8 5 .0 0 -2 3 5 .0 0
2 02 .00 -2 91 .50
1 8 0 .5 0 -2 2 5 .0 0
2 2 3 .5 0 -2 9 0 .5 0

-

-

-

KEY ENTRY OPERATORS ---------------------------------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------NONMANUF ACTURIN.G----------------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S ------------------------------

2 .2 9 0
522
2 . 358
507

2 5 .0
27.0
25.0
27.0

1 98 .00
2 16 .00
1 93 .50
2 35 .50

1 90.00
211.50
1 87.00
250.50

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

-

i

6

-

-

-

-

i
-

6
-

KEY ENTRY OPERATORS. CLASS A -------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S ------------------------------

1 .5 3 8
212
1 .2 8 5
m s

25.0
2 7 .5
2 5 .0
2 7 .5

203.00
2 28 .00
197.00
2 52 .00

1 93.50
227.50
19 0 .0 0
267.50

1 7 9 .0 0 -2 1 8 .0 0
2 05 .00 -2 37 .50
1 75 .00 -2 07 .50
2 0 0 .0 0 -2 9 2 .5 0

_

_

_

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

KEY ENTRY OPERATORS. CLASS B -------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S ------------------------------

1 .5 9 2
220
1 .3 7 2
251

2 5.5
2 5 .0
2 6.5
2 7 .0

1 93 .00
198.50
192.50
2 33 .50

1 80.50
1 87 .50
179.00
260.50

1 62 .00 -2 19 .00
1 71 .50 -2 15 .00
1 6 0 .0 0 -2 2 1 .0 0
2 3 3 .0 0 -2 6 0 .5 0

_

i

-

-

-

i

6
6

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




$

$
280

and
under

Mean2

110

BOOKKEEPING-MACHINE
OPERATORS -------NONMANUFACTURING -----------------------------------

S
2 60

19

-

“

3 00

22 0

3 90

360

380

90 0

over

-

5

-

-

-

-

-

17
8
9
4

96
29
12
9

8
9
9
”

5
*
4
i

36
13
23
7

5
5
-

2
2
-

-

2 13
76
137
75

262
90
22 2
193

98
2
96
92

30
8
22
20

18
6
12
12

5
5

6
6

_

-

-

-

“

-

-

156
72
89
10

103
67
91
2

95
27
18
7

91

26
9
22
20

15
2

9
9

6
6

-

-

-

-

12
12

~

-

-

-

80
11
69
21

105
9
96
72

21 7
13
209
186

7
2
5
5

9
9
-

2
2
-

2 80

-

91
37

“

-

1
1

-

-

-

-

-

-

Table A-11. Weekly earnings of professional and technical workers, large establishments,
New York, N.Y.—N.J., May 1979
"v^ ek ly earning*1

O ccupa tion and in d u stry d iv isio n

Average
weekly
hours *
(standard)

Number
of
wozken

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—

$

$

140
Mean2

Middle range 2

Median2

Under
a nd
$
under
140
150

I

150

$

f$

170

160

1
18 0

*
200

i

220

160

180

170

200

3 .0 2 6
6 11
2 . 9 15
582

35.5
36.0
35.5
36.5

J5 ! .o o
979 .00
9 99 .00
5 0 6 .00

9 51 .50
9 85 .00
9 92 .50
528.50

$
$
*♦ 00.00-508.50
9 3 1 .0 0 -5 2 9 .0 0
2 9 5 .5 0 -9 9 9 .0 0
9 9 0 .0 0 -5 8 7 .5 0

COMPUTER SYSTEMS ANALYSTS
( B U S I N E S S ) t CLASS A --------------------------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S -----------------------------

1 .1 8 5
215
870
126

3 6 .0
3 6.0
36.0
37.5

978 .00
5 17 .50
9 6 3 .50
5 02 .50

9 70 .00
509.00
9 52 .50
995 .00

9 2 5 .5 0 -5 1 9 .0 0
9 70 .50 -5 55 .50
9 1 9 .0 0 -5 0 1 .0 0
9 5 8 .0 0 -5 9 9 .0 0

COMPUTER SYSTEMS ANALYSTS
( B U S I N E S S ) > CLASS B --------------------------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ----------------------------------

1 . 521
221
1 . 290

35.5
36.0
35.5

959.00
999.00
9 55 .00

951 .00
9 97 .50
9 51 .00

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

COMPUTER SYSTEMS ANALYSTS
( B U S I N E S S ) . CLASS C --------------------------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------NONMANUF A C T U R I N G ----------------------------------

2 20
65
255

35.5
36.5
35.5

3 7 5 .00
900.00
368 .50

3 77 .50
3 91 .50
3 79 .00

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

_
~

-

-

-

-

-

COMPUTER PROGRAMMERS (B U S I N E S S ) -----MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S -----------------------------

2 . 8 56
972
2 .3 8 9
581

3 6.0
36.5
36.0
36.5

3 5 1 .50
3 65 .50
3 98 .50
9 2 8 .50

3 38 .50
3 62 .00
3 29 .50
9 96 .50

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

_
-

_

_
-

_
-

6
6

7

COMPUTER PROGRAMMERS ( B U S I N E S S ) .
CLASS A ------------------------------------------------------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S -----------------------------

1 .0 7 7
303
77 9
65

3 6 .0
3 6 .5
36.0
3 8.0

3 7 5 .00
386 .50
3 7 0 .50
3 9 2 .00

3 79 .00
3 89 .00
3 79.00
3 90 .00

3 6 .0
35.5
36.0

3 5 7 .50
3 39 .00
359 .00

3 27 .50
3 33.00
3 26.50

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

COMPUTER PROGRAMMERS ( B U S I N E S S ) .
CLASS C ------------------------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S -----------------------------

988
9 90
113

36.0
3 5.5
36.5

2 83 .50
2 82 .00
269 .00

2 66.00
2 60.00
925 .00

2 40 .50 -3 05 .00
2 40 .00 -2 99 .00
2 7 8 .0 0 -4 3 1 .0 0

COMPUTER OPERATORS -----------------------------------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S -----------------------------

2 . 7 98
9 29
2 .3 6 9
595

36.0
37.0
35.5
3 6.0

261 .50
2 75 .00
2 59 .00
299 .00

2 60 .00
2 61.00
2 60 .00
272.00

COMPUTER OPERATORS. CLASS A ----------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S -----------------------------

892
199
798
113

36.0
3 7.0
36.0
3 7 .0

3 06 .50
3 10 .00
3 05 .50
3 69 .00

2 97.00
2 98 .00
2 97 .00
3 98 .50

*

W orkers

w ere

S e e fo o tn o te s

d istributed as fo llo w s :

286 at $ 5 6 0 to

$600;

£

3 40

£

360

f*

38 0

*
4 00

*

440

*
480

*

520

560

26 0

28 0

3 00

3 20

340

360

3 80

4 00

440

480

520

560 o v e r

31
5
26
1

42
8
34
1

67
5
62
13

71
16
55
9

134
14
120
14

185
49
136
14

21 2
20
19 2
26

5 60
48
5 12
68

588
1 20
468
64

483
164
319
70

255
73
182
80

*282
89
29 4
22 2

_

_

.

1

15

-

1

15

53
16
37
1

71
1
70
1

24 4
10
2 34
19

260
55
205
26

245
106
139
36

135
54
81
17

159
73
86
26

1

4

10

-

-

-

-

-

1

4

10

_

_

_

_

_

_

_

1

1

-

-

-

~

1

1

-

-

-

-

~

~

_

_

-

_

-

_

_

-

-

-

“

“

-

-

“

-

7
“

1
1
41
1
40
“

3
-

3
77
-

77
2

13
1
12

17
3
14

46
1
45

51
14
37

86
10
76

94
24
70

10 6
13
93

255
31
224

29 4
51
24 3

222
53
169

115
16
99

22 2
14
20 8

9
9

19
4
14

25
5
20

21
4
17

19
2
17

33
4
29

38
9
29

35
6
29

61
7
54

34
14
20

16
5
11

5
2
2

2
2
“

226
9
217
12

1 73
29
145
27

292
39
253
30

32 3
55
2 68
37

307
46
2 61
32

252
54
198
26

242
58
18 4
23

23 3
63
1 70
27

278
68
210
67

1 25
20
105
65

104
16
88
78

157
5
152
151

13
10
2
2

18

-

29
11
19

35
1
34

101
38
63
1

102
21
81
4

139
2_2
106
10

155
46
109
10

18 3
53
1 30
17

207
55
152
11

68
17
51
11

24
13
11
1

6
5
1

10
10
-

“

80
2
77

151
151

19

_

~

_

_

_

_

_

_

_

-

-

-

-

“

-

2 2 4 .5 0 -2 8 7 .0 0
2 35 .00 -2 08 .00
2 21 .00 -2 87 .00
2 7 2 .0 0 -2 8 7 .0 0

50
50

29
1
28

75
1
74

-

2 6 2 .0 0 -3 4 2 .0 0
2 75 .00 -2 44 .50
2 5 9 .0 0 -2 4 1 .0 0
2 89 .00 -4 36 .50

-

1

3

~

1

6
6
-

31
2
29

50
3

-

-

-

_

-

-

_

-

-

-

-

$ 6 4 0 ; a n d 2 9 at

91
3
38

70
15
55

201
20
1 81

19 1
10
181

179
20
159

102
15
87

86
11
75

46
8
38

39
13
26

31
2

3

16
16

6
6
~

38
37
-

61
61
2

117
1 11
6

74
72
27

56
38
9

31
24
4

26
21
3

10
4
2

1

4
2
2

32
32
32

26
26
26

139
14
125
1

26 0
31
229
6

382
35
297
7

37 2
72
300
14

593
63
53 0
333

250
29
221
65

187
44
1 43
18

100
29
71
8

60
14
46

42
11
31
4

57
4
53
10

90
20
70
50

31
6
25
25

10
2
8

39
2
37

79
3
71
4

78
4
74
11

13 1
33
99
9

127
24
1 03
11

135
30
105
14

68
4
64
6

49
10
39

34
6
28
1

49
4
45
2

67
16
51
31

26
1
25
25

“

47

-

“

$ 64 0 to

at end o f ta b le s .




£
320

240

-

_

$600 to

i

30 0

,

_

68 at

£

280

220

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

1 . 290
121
1 .1 6 9

£
26 0

and

COMPUTER SYSTEMS ANALYSTS
(BUSI NES S) ----------------------------------------------------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S -----------------------------

COMPUTER PROGRAMMERS ( B U S I N E S S ) .
CLASS B ------------------------------------------------------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ----------------------------------

i
240

20

$680.

*♦

-

28

_

_

-

"
2
2

_
-

“
-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

_

-

_
-

-

-

-

-

Table A-11. Weekly earnings of professional and technical workers, large establishments.
New York, N.Y.—N.J., May 1979— Continued
""'"w’eekl^Tarnlngs^^
(standard)
O ccu p a tion and in d u stry d iv is io n

COMPUTED OPERATORS -

Number
of
wodcers

Average
weekly
hours*
(standard)

Mean2

Median2

Middle range 2

N u m b er of w o r k e r s re c e iv in g s t r a ig h t- tim e w eek ly earning s o f $
$
mo
150
Under
and
$
under
1 90
160
1 50

t

*
1 60

17 0

$
180

$
200

$

$
220

290

$
26 0

$

$
3 20

3 90

S

$
360

380

I
9 00

*

%

990

98 0

17 0

180

20D

220

290

260

28 0

3 00

3 20

390

3 60

3 80

900

990

980

52 0

$
520

560

9
9

25

1 87
26
161
5

271
76
195
3

257
69
1 93
3

12 9
27
10 2
30

11 3
5
108
53

50
19
36
2

32
25
7
2

9
9
5
2

8
5
3

8
-

25

23
9
19
19

5
5
-

-

33
30

30
29

33
29

331
32 8

8
8

1
1

56 0 o v e r

CONTINUED
1 ,2 3 5
260
97 5
132

3 6 .0
3 7 .0
3 6.0
3 6 .5

$
2 97 .00
262.50
2 93 .00
3 05.50

$
2 91.00
2 95.00
238.50
2 87.00

Il7 .0 0 -Z 7 1 .6 0
2 3 3 .0 0 -2 7 3 .0 0
211 . 0 0 - 2 7 1 . 0 0
2 7 1 .5 0 -3 2 7 .5 0

-

-

-

~

-

76
5
71
1

COMPUTER OPERATORS, CLASS C ----------NONMANUFACTURING ----------------------------------

G 50
62 5

3 5 .5
3 5 .5

2 29 .00
2 30 .00

2 63 .00
263.00

1 7 8 .5 0 -2 7 2 .0 0
1 79 .00 -2 72 .00

99
99

29
28

93
92

25
23

23
20

98
91

PERIPHERAL EQUIPMENT OPERATORS --------

11 3

3 5 .5

2 33.50

2 90.00

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

-

-

3

6

11

26

8

16

52

5

-

COMPUTER DATA LIB RARIANS ---------------------NONMANUFACTURING ----------------------------------

98
92

3 5 .0
3 5 .0

2 11 .00
2 08 .00

20 8 . 5 0
2 06.50

1 70 .00 -2 99 .50
1 70 .00 -2 99 .50

1
1

6
6

8
8

5

10
10

1
1

28
26

11
10

17
17

7
7

1
1

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

86 6
200
66 6

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

2 91 .50
287.50
2 93 .00

3 03.00
2 81.00
3 03.00

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

1
1
-

-

-

2
2

7
1
6

8
1
7

39
7
32

35
9
26

55
11
99

79
99
30

65
22
93

CLASS A ----------------------------------

229

3 7 .5

3 3 1 . DO 3 2 1 . 5 0

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

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

9

6

DRAFTERS, CLASS B ---------------------------------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ----------------------------------

303
10 6
197

37.0
3 8 .5
3 6 .5

299.50
286.00
2 99 .00

3 02.00
2 79.50
320.00

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

_
-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

1
1

13
1
12

15
3
12

DRAFTERS, CLASS C ---------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ----------------------------------

309
272

3 6 .0
3 6.0

2 71 .00
2 76 .00

2 99.00
295.50

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

1
“

-

2
2

9
9

21
15

16
10

ELECTRONICS TECHNICIANS ------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S ------------------------------

1 ,9 8 8
1 ,9 0 9
1 ,7 6 9

9 0 .0
90.0
90.0

3 81 .00
3 85 .50
3 85 .00

3 89.50
3 89.50
3 89.50

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

-

_

-

-

-

-

-

22
22
22

ELECTRONICS TECHNICIANS, CLASS B NONMANUFACTURING:
PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S -----------------------------

1 ,5 9 8

90.0

387.00

3 89 .50

3 8 9.5 0-38 9.5 0

-

-

-

-

-

1 ,5 2 3

9 0 .0

3 88 .50

389.50

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

-

-

-

-

REGISTERED INDUSTRIAL NURSES ------------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S -----------------------------

32 9
1 91
18 8
69

3 7 .0
3 7.5
3 7.0
3 8.0

3 06 .00
3 21 .00
2 99 .50
3 12 .00

3 01.50
3 21.00
289.50
3 12.00

2 6 7 .0 0 -3 3 9 .5 0
2 83 .0 0 -3 9 7 .0 0
2 6 0 .0 0 -3 2 8 .0 0
2 7 7 .0 0 -3 9 6 .0 0

_

_

-

-

—
-

See footnotes

300

and

COMPUTER OPERA T CRS» CLASS B ----------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S ------------------------------

DRAFTERS,

S

$
280

at end

6
6

-

-

32
32

-

-

of tables.




21

-

3

-

-

2
2

_

_

_

_

_

-

-

"

-

~

-

-

-

3

-

1

1

1

-

-

-

-

_

1

_

_

_

_

-

-

-

2
1

12 9
29
105

2 18
38
18 0

131
15
116

32
9
23

16
3

6
6
~

3

2
2

“

-

13 s

93
9
39

13

92

95

35

17

12

39

6

3

2

-

-

92
29
13

90
20
20

32
10
22

95
27
18

92
7
85

15
6
9

9

_

_

_

_

_

-

-

-

-

-

-

9

9
3
1

"

-

-

-

-

39
28

26
15

10
9

55
55

128
128

4
3

31
31
31

29
20
20

29
15
15

36
2
2

9
1
1

15
2
2

ii
2
2

58
58
58

19 9
192
192

1996
1996
1306

95
95
95

1 18
118
118

_

-

-

-

-

-

6

-

3

2

8

11

58

199

1306

10

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

2

1

2

2

58

192

1306

10

-

-

-

-

_

-

-

2
-

16
10
6
9

7
5
2

-

-

2

39
18
21
15

~

-

52
27
25
6

11
11

~

37
10
27
11

6
3

-

96
25
21
8

-

-

52
19
33
12

-

~

90
13
27
1

-

-

21
5
16
9

-

-

-

3
3

“

-

-

8
8

10

_

_
-

3
3

-

-

3

_
-

“

Table A-12. Average weekly earnings of office, professional, and technical workers, by sex, large establishments
New York, N .Y .-N .J ., May 1979
Averue
(mean*)
O ccupation,

OFFICE

s e x , 3 and i n d u s t r y d i v i s i o n

OCCUPATIONS -

Number
of
workeri

Weekhr
hours
(standard

Weekly
earnings1
(standard)

O ccupation,

MEN

MESSENGERS ------------------------------------------------------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S -----------------------------

1 .5 7 7
M
AM
1 .1 3 3
18 0

3 6 .0
3 5.5
36.0
36.5

$
148 .50
1 57 .00
1 45 .00
1 7 2 .50

s e x , 3 and i n d u s t r y d i v i s i o n

Weekly
Weekly
earnings1
hours1
(standard) (standard)

STENOGRAPHERS -----------------------------------------------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S -----------------------------

1 ,7 7 0
364
1 ,4 0 6
15 4

3 6.0
3 6.0
36.0
38.0

2 01.50
2 31 .00
1 94 .00
2 56 .50

STENOGRAPHERS. SENIOR -----------------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S -----------------------------

9 93
836
57

35.5
35.5
38.5

20S.50
2 01 .50
2 84 .50

STENOGRAPHERS. GENERAL ---------------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S -----------------------------

777
570
97

36.0
36.0
37.5

191 .50
1 82.50
2 40 .00

999
72 9
22 5

36.5
3 6.5
3 8.5

225 .50
221 .00
286 .00

ACCOUNTING CLERKS. CLASS A ------------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S -----------------------------

625
200
4 25
165

36.5
3 6.0
36.5
3 8.5

242 .50
246 .00
241 .00
297 .00

ACCOUNTING CLERKS. CLASS B ------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S -----------------------------

37 4
30 4
60

36.0
36.0
37.5

1 97 .50
193 .00
255 .50

TRANSCRIBING-MACHINE TYP IS TS ------------NONMANUFACTURING ----------------------------------

299
254

3 5.5
3 5.0

1 88 .00
1 87 .50

clerks:
NONMANUFACTURING ----------------------------------

114

36.5

232 .00

TYPISTS -------------------------------------------------------------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S -----------------------------

4, 276
658
3 ,6 1 8
369

36.0
3 6.5
3 6.0
3 8 .5

1 70 .50
1 96 .00
1 65 .50
2 25.50

T Y P I S T S . CLASS A -----------------------------------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S -----------------------------

1 ,9 2 3
327
1 , 5 96
175

3 6 .0
36.5
36.0
39.0

188 .00
2 13 .50
183 .00
2 65.50

T Y P I S T S . CLASS B -----------------------------------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S -----------------------------

2 ,3 5 3
331
2 ,0 2 2
19 4

3 6.0
36.0
3 6.0
3 8.0

1 55 .50
1 73 .50
152 .00
1 89 .00

F IL E CLERKS ----------------------------------------------------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S -----------------------------

1 ,6 9 3
126
1 ,5 6 7
60

35.5
35.5
35.5
36.5

1 52.50
1 87 .00
1 49 .50
2 20.00

OFFICE

OCCUPATIONS -

WOMEN

SECRETARIES ----------------------------------------------------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S -----------------------------

2 5.1 92
9 . 0 80
16.1 12
3 .3 4 2

36.0
36.0
3 6.0
3 6.5

247 .00
255 .00
2 42.50
277 .00

SECRE TA RIES. CLASS A --------------------------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S -----------------------------

2 .1 7 2
9 04
1 .2 6 8
4 75

36.0
35.5
3 6.0
3 7.0

318 .00
321 .00
315 .50
342 .50

SEC RETARIES. CLASS B --------------------------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S -----------------------------

5 . 1 83
1 .6 2 2
3 .5 6 1
1 . 0 31

3 6.0
3 6.0
3 6.0
3 6.5

280 .50
2 95 .50
273.50
2 9 8 .50

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

4 04
361

3 6.0
36.0

1 72.00
1 69.00

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

591
54 7

3 5.5
35.5

1 60 .00
1 58.00

FILE

CLERKS.

CLASS

n on m anufacturing
file

clerks,

class

b

O ccupation,

s e x . 3 and i n d u s t r y d i v i s i o n

Number
of
workers

Weekly
hours*
standard)

Weekly
earnings1
(standard)

OFFICE OCCUPATIONS WOMEN— CONTINUED

OFFICE OCCUPATIONS WOMEN— CONTINUED

ACCOUNTING CLERKS --------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S -----------------------------

payroll

Average
(mean2)

Average
(mean2)
Number
of
workers

SECRE TA RIES. CLASS C --------------------------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S -----------------------------

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

36.0
36.5
36.0
36.0

244 .50
2 63 .00
2 3 6 .50
2 53 .00

FILE CLERKS. CLASS C --------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ----------------------------------

69 8
659

3 5.5
3 5.5

5 .5 4 0
1 . 9 70
3 . 5 70
446

36.0
36.5
35.5
36.5

216 .50
2 13 .50
2 18 .50
250 .50

MESSENGERS ------------------------------------------------------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S -----------------------------

577
153
424
50

36.0
37.0
3 5.5
3 7.0

1 45.00
1 56 .50
1 40 .50
2 00 .50

SECRE TA RIES. CLASS E --------------------------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S -----------------------------

2 .9 0 3
97 4
1 .9 2 9
180

35.5
3 5 .5
35. 5
36.5

1 99 .00
195 .50
2 01 .00
2 12 .00

SWITCHBOARD OPERATORS ----------------------------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S -----------------------------

1 ,0 9 6
228
868
1 93

3 6.0
3 6.5
36.0
37.0

195 .50
2 12 .00
191 .50
243 .00

166
133

36.5
36.0

$
1 91 .00
186.50

ORDER CLERKS ---------------------------------------------------

186 .0 0

425

35.5

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

251

3 6 . C 1 69 .00

ACCOUNTING CLERKS --------------------------------------MANUFACTURING -----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ----------------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S ------------------------------

3 , 93 0
755
3 ,1 7 5
56 3

36.0
36.5
36.0
37.0

2 07.50
2 2 0 .00
2 04 .50
2 7 6 .50

ACCOUNTING CLERKS, CLASS A ------------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ----------------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S ------------------------------

1 . 771
369
1 ,4 0 2
28 7

36.5
37.0
36.5
38.5

2 31.50
241.00
229.00
2 91 .00

ACCOUNTING CLERKS, CLASS E ------------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S ------------------------------

2 ,1 5 9
386
1 ,7 7 3
281

36.0
3 6.5
3 5 .5
36.0

187 .50
20 0 . 0 0
185.00
262.00

BOOKKEEPING-MACHINE
OPERATORS -------NONMANUFACTURING ----------------------------------

168
146

35.5
35.5

1 83 .00
1 77 .00

PAYROLL CLERKS ---------------------------------------------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ----------------------------------

588
122
466

36.0
37.5
35.5

2 10 .50
2 43 .00
2 02 .00

KEY ENTRY OPERATORS ---------------------------------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S ------------------------------

3 ,0 0 2
48 0
2. 522
454

36.0
37.0
3 6 .0
37.0

199.00
2 1 8 .50
195.00
2 51 .00

KEY ENTRY OPERATORS, CLASS A -------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING -----------------------------------

1 ,4 3 8
284
1 ,1 5 4

36.5
37.5
36.0

204 .50
230 .50
198.00

KEY ENTRY OPERATORS, CLASS B --------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ----------------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S ------------------------------

1 ,5 6 4
196
1 ,3 6 8
348

36.0
36.5
36.0
37.0

1 9 4 .00
201 .50
1 92 .50
2 45 .00

439

3 6.5

4 92 .00

813
25 1

36.0
36.5

4 84 .00
5 20 .00

100

38.0

5 06.50

ORDER CLERKS,

CLASS

1 34 .50
1 32 .00

SECRE TA RIES. CLASS D --------------------------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------------------------PU8L IC U T I L I T I E S -----------------------------

SWITCHBOARD O PE RA TO R-R EC EP TIO NI ST SNONMANUFACTURING -----------------------------------

S ee fo o tn o te s

at end o f ta b le s .




22

PROFESSIONAL AND TECHNICAL
OCCUPATIONS - MEN

COMPUTER SYSTEMS ANALYSTS
(B u s in e s s ) :
MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------COMPUTER SYSTEMS ANALYSTS
( B U S I N E S S ) , CLASS A --------------------------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------n o n manufacturing:
PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S ------------------------------

Table A-12. Average weekly earnings of office, professional, and technical workers, by sex, large establishments,
New York, N.J., May 1979— Continued
ive ns c
(mean*)
O ccu pation ,

PROFESSIONAL
OCCUPATIONS -

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

Number
of
worker.

Weekh
r
hour*
(standard)

Weekly
earnings1
(standard)

COMPUTER PROGRAMMERS ( B U S I N E S S ) :
MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------COMPUTER PROGRAMMERS ( B U S I N E S S ) .
class a :
MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------COMPUTER PROGRAMMERS ( B U S I N E S S ) .
class b :
MANUFACTURING -----------------------------------------

O ccu pation ,

318

36.5

$
3 66.00

and

s e x . 3 and i n d u s t r y d i v i s i o n

Weekly
Weekly
earnings1
hours r
standard) (standard)

PROFESSIONAL AND TECHNICAL
OCCUPATIONS - WOMEN

tech nical

CONTINUED
357
3 38

36.0
35.5

$
2 08 .00
208 .50

MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S -----------------------------

179
411
129

38.5
37.0
36.0

292 .00
2 93 .00
321 .50

191

37.5

COMPUTER SYSTEMS ANALYSTS
( B U S I N E S S ) » CLASS A :
MANUFACTURING -----------------------------------------

56

3 6.5

$
5 09.50

COMPUTER PROGRAMMERS ( B U S I N E S S ) .
class a :
MANUFACTURING -----------------------------------------

333 .00

97

36.5

3 82 .00

COMPUTER o p e r a t o r s :
MANUFACTURING -----------------------------------------

74

37.0

2 53.50

COMPUTER PROGRAMMERS

80

3 8.0

3 m . 00

78
1 . 997
31)9
1 .6 4 8
25 0

3 6.0
3 7 .0
3 5 .5
3 6 .5

262.50
2 80 .50
2 58 .50
3 12 .00

COMPUTER OPERATORS. CLASS A ---------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S -----------------------------

70 8
130
578
88

3 6 .0
3 7.0
3 6 .0
3 7 .5

3 10 .00
316.50
308.50
3 48 .00

COMPUTER OPERATORS. CLASS
MANUFACTURING ----------NONMANUFACTURING —
PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S

913
200
713
70

3 6 .0
3 7.0
3 5.5
3 7 .0

277

CLASS

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

2 47.50
2 65 .00
2 42 .50
3 20 .50

2m

294.50
2 95 .00
3 72 .50

DRAFTERS. CLASS BI
MANUFACTURING -----------------------------------------

86

39.0

(B USINESS):

294 .00

NONMANUFACTURING ---------------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S -----------------------------

157
125
65

36.5
3 5.5

252 .00
258 .00
294 .00

ELECTRONICS TECHNICIANS ------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S -----------------------------

1 . 8 26
1 .7 4 3
1 .6 0 9

4 0 .0
40.0
40.0

3 85 .00
390 .00
390 .00

B-

1 .4 3 4

40.0

3 88 .00

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

1 .4 0 9

4 0.0

3 8 9 .50

COMPUTER OPERATORS.

ELECTRONICS

TECHNICIANS.

CLASS

n o n manufacturing:

PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S




O ccu pation ,

Number
of

202

COMPUTER OPERATORS ------------------------------------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S -----------------------------

See footn otes

Weekly
earnings1
(standard)

COMPUTER OPERATORS. CLASS C ----------NONMANUFACTURING ----------------------------------

3 6.0
3 5 .5
36.5

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

Weekly
hours1
(standard)

rtFN— CONTINUED

COMPUTER OPERATORS -

DRAFTERS.
COMPUTER PROGRAMMERS ( B U S I N E S S ) .
CLASS C -----------------------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING -------------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S ---------------------------

s e x , 3 and i n d u s t r y d i v i s i o n

PROFESSIONAL
OCCUPATIONS -

AND TECHNICAL
MEN— CONTINUED

Average
(mean2)

Average
(mean2)
Number
of
workers

at end of ta b le s .

23

CLASS B :
60

n o n m anufacturing:

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

62

3 5 .5

2 88 .00

COMPUTER DATA LIBRARIANS ---------------------NONMANUFACTURING ----------------------------------

60
57

3 5.0
35.0

2 05 .50
2 02 .00

REGISTERED INDUSTRIAL NURSES ------------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S -----------------------------

304
135
169
59

3 7 .0
37.5
3 7 .0
38.0

3 06 .00
3 18.50
2 96 .50
3 12 .50

PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S

Table A-13. Hourly earnings of maintenance, toolroom, and powerplant workers, large establishments.
New York, N.Y. —N.J., May 1979
Hourly earnings *

N u m ber o f w o r k e r s re ceivin g str a igh t-tim e hourly earnings o f—

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

Mean 2

Median2

$
8 .2 5
8 .2 5
8 .2 3
7 .9 9

$
6 .9 97 .9 76 .4 1 7 .7 7-

Middle range 2

MAINTENANCE CARPENTERS --------------------------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S ------------------------------

4 91
152
229
94

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

MAINTENANCE ELECTRICIANS ----------------------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S ------------------------------

1 » 12 7
65 2
V 85
19 1

8 .6 6
8 .7 0
8 .6 0
9 .8 8

8.6 3
8 .2 5
8 .8 4
9 .7 3

8 . 20- 9 .7 2
8 . 20- 9 .7 6
7 .4 5- 9 .7 3
9 . 0 6- 1 1 . 2 2

2
2

MAINTENANCE PAINTERS -------------------------------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S -----------------------------

251
122
21 9
68

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

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

7 .5 1 7 .5 1 7 .5 57 .5 6 -

5
2

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

929
582

9 .7 0
8 .8 0

10.0 8
8.6 2

MAINTENANCE MECHANICS (MACHINERY) MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S -----------------------------

91 5
679
226
1 52

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

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

7 .4 57 .4 3 8 .5 2 8 .5 3 -

MAINTENANCE MECHANICS
(MOTOR VEHICLES) --------------------------------------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S ------------------------------

1 .0 7 2
lit
929
909

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

9 .6 1
8.0 2
9.6 1
9 .6 1

8 .8 3 - 1 0.5 4
7 .9 8 - 3 .6 3
9 . 0 6- 1 0 . 9 5
9 .0 6 - 1 0.9 5

MAINTENANCE P IP E F I TT E R S ------------------------MANUFACTURING -----------------------------------------

502
46V

8 .8 5
8 .7 8

8 .2 5
8 .2 5

MAINTENANCE SHEET-METAL WORKERS -----MANUFACTURING -----------------------------------------

165
156

8 .4 9
8 .5 0

8 .2 5
8 .2 5

7 .9 7 7 .9 7 -

8 .5 4
8 .5 4

MAINTENANCE TRADES HELPERS -----------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S -----------------------------

142
102
64

6 .7 1
6 .8 9
7 .1 8

6 .8 2
6 .8 2
6 .8 2

6 .1 3 6 .1 8 6 . 8 2-

7 .2 2
6 .9 8
7 .2 2

TOOL AND DIE MAKERS ---------------------------------MANUFACTURING i ----------------------------------------

3 08
20 8

8 .6 2
8 .6 2

8 .4 1
8.4 1

7 .6 5 - 10.4 0
7 .6 5 - 1 0 .4 0

STATIONARY ENGINEERS -------------------------------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S ------------------------------

72 4
129
60 5
216

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

9 .0 2
9 .0 7
9 .0 2
9 .7 4

8 .6 77 .7 1 8 .6 79 .2 3-

9 .8 0
9 .7 8
9 .8 6
9 .8 6

BOILER

106

7 .9 2

7 .2 1

6 . 8 8-

8 .8 0

$
5 .0 0

*
5 .2 0

$
5 .4 0

$
5 .6 0

$
5 .80

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

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

4

2
2

2

_

-

$
6 .4 0

$
6 .80

$
7 .2 0

7 .6 0

8 .0 0

8.4 0

8 .8 0

9 .2 0

4
4

2

8

-

9
9

8

27
13
14
12

64
1
63
9

-

2

2
2
-

24
4
20
1

68
22
46
33

80
57
23
4

22
15
8
3

72
11
62
16

12
4
8

11
11

4
«
♦

2
2

6
2

5
1

8

4

8

56
8
43

14
14

4

60
24
36

32
5
27

68
51
17

233
212
21

116
63
52
20

173
75
98
47

-

-

45
1

5

44

5
3

17
15
2
-

21
12
9
7

23
3
20
16

81
62
18
-

16
2
14
-

42
5
37
19

19
5
14
-

25
25

50
49

60
50

284
280

4
4

12
-

-

209
19 5
14

135
1 15
20
19

276
246
30
20

100

2

32

~

63
58
5
4

7
7
“

24
16
8
8

86
55
21
21

52
12
39
39

25 2

44

218

25 2
25 2

44
44

218
218

1 30
126

117
111

81
81

5
5

42
49

50
42

42
42

2
1

-

i
i

-

-

2
2

-

-

_

-

-

_

-

-

-

-

-

30
30

_
-

_
-

1
1

2
2

2
2

_
-

1
1

8
8

42
42

_

-

-

2
2

11
11
9

_
-

-

2

13

_
-

13

-

2
2

2
2
-

_
~

1
1
-

10
1C
“
1
1

_

-

-

-

-

-

-

1
1
1

_

_

_

-

_
~
-

~
-

_
-

1

-

-

“

“

9 .6 0 1 0 .0 0 1 0 .4 0 1 0 .80 1 1 .20 1 1 .6 0 over

7 .20

-

4

$
$
$
5
$
1 ------9 .6 0 1 0 .0 0 1 0 .40 1 0 .80 1 1 .2 0 1 1 .6 0

6 .3 0

-

1

$
9 .2 0

6 .4 0

-

~

$
8 .3 0

6 .00

-

11
2
2

8 .4 0

5 .8 0

-

_

%

8 .0 0

5 .6 0

_

_

i

5 .4 0

12

_
-

%

7 .6 0

5 .2 0

-

-

_

-

2
-

1

2

-

1

“

“

24

1
1
1

-

-

-

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




$
6 .0 0

and

7 .9 7- 1 0 .1 9
7 .9 7 - 1 0.1 9

TENDERS ----------------------------------------------

$
8 .9 7
8 .5 4
9 .1 4
8 .8 8

S
$
4 .6 0 4 .8 0
U n de r
and
$
under
4 .6 0
4 .8 0 5 .0 0

1
1

_
~

_

-

-

7
7

-

“

-

24
24
1

16
2

45
45
36

28
16
13

9
9

IS
18

27
27

32
32

57
57

31
1
30

1

11
1
10

10

8

57
30
27
“

7

8

-

-

100
46

-

12
12
2

99
32
67
60

79
48
31
9

3
“
-

3
1

“

6

~

“
V
1
1
46

6

-

10
1

_
-

2
-

32
32

-

-

4

-

-

_

-

71
71

5
5

3
2

180
17
162
4

117
21
96
29

60
9
51
29

2

12

“

~

6

2

2

“

21
19
2
2

“

6

_

_

-

41
12
29

-

24
24
2

9
9
9

-

58
19
39
48
46
28
7
21
13

1
1
-

-

-

10

-

-

-

10
10

106
104
2
2
4

4
98
98

_
~

_
2
-

_
-

50

-

50
50

12
12

_
~

10

1

10
10

1
1

306

17

-

~

_
“

_
-

-

69
28
41
41

17

200

50

-

17
17

200
20 0

50
50

5
5

112
89

45
44

13
13

8
8

-

-

-

-

-

-

_

_

5

_
-

_
-

-

-

-

-

-

-

_

_

_

-

-

-

33

1

-

17

1

12
-

“

-

50
50

29
29

171
20
15 1
13 3

29
15
14
-

10
8

1

19

“

-

1
~
1
1

-

-

2

33

2

9
4

5

Table A-14. Hourly earnings of material movement and custodial workers, large establishments,
New York, N .Y .-N .J., May 1979
Hourly earnings 4

N u m ber o f w o rk e r s re ce iv in g straigh t-tim e hourly earnings o f—

s

TRUCKDRIVERS ---------------------------------------------------

3 . 7 99

$
3 .0 0

$
3 .2 0

S
3 .9 0

$
3 .6 0

$
3 .80

*
9 .0 0

5
4 .4 0

$
4 .8 0

5 .2 0

J
5 .6 0

$
6 .0 0

S
6 .9 0

$
6 .8 0

$
7 .2 0

S
7 .6 0

*
8 .0 0

$
8 .4 0

$
8 . 80

$
9 .2 0

3 .0 0

O ccu pation and in du stry d iv is io n

Number
of
workers

3 .2 0

3 .9 0

3 .6 0

3 .8 0

9 .00

9 .9 0

9 .8 0

5 .2 0

5 .6 0

6 .00

6 .9 0

6 .3 0

7 .2 0

7 .6 0

8 .0 0

8.9 0

8 .8 0

9.2 0

9 . 6 0 1 0 . 0 0 1 0 . 901 0 . 8 0

_

_

1

5

2

2

4

15

12

93

110

39

100

307

15 0

387

8 09

33

211

1 26 3

303

2 .8 0
Mean 2

$
8 .3 8

Median2

$
8.2 0

Middle range 2

$
7 .7 3 -

$
9 .9 1

i

$
$
$
9 . 6 0 1 0 . 0010 .9 0

an d
u nd e r

_

3

TRUCK ----------------

228

7 .1 1

7 .7 3

6 .9 1 -

7 .7 3

-

-

1

5

2

2

i

11

8

5

3

6

11

16

37

101

8

7

1

-

-

-

3

RECEIVERS ---------------------------------------------------------MANUFACTURING -----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING -----------------------------------

191
82
109

6 .3 9
7 .5 9
5 .9 9

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

9 .9 75 .6 2 9 .6 0 -

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

_
-

_

1

2
1
1

2

20
2
18

29
9
25

29
3
21

15
12
3

4
9
-

2
2

-

1
1
-

2
2
-

-

-

ii

6
6

98
98

10

1
1

19
2

2

9
1
8

10

1

1
1
“

-

-

SHIPPERS

AND RECEIVERS ----------------------------

186

6 .5 0

6 .9 7

5 .7 9-

6 .8 2

9

-

2

-

-

2

-

11

11

12

15

9

76

16

-

-

4

-

9

-

1

-

WAREHOUSEMEN ---------------------------------------------------

467

7 .2 5

7 .3 3

6 .9 3 -

8*54

-

-

-

-

-

-

2

3

1

36

38

18

91

93

19

7

12

197

-

-

-

-

-

OROER FIL L ER S

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

51(0

6 .8 0

7 .1 8

6 . 9 2-

7 .7 3

1

-

19

5

6

2

7

17

8

19

37

15

60

89

55

210

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

SHIPPING PACKERS ----------------------------------------MANUFACTURING -----------------------------------------

263
155

6 .0 9
6 .2 6

5 .9 5
6 .9 7

5 .1 8 9 .8 2-

6 .9 7
8 .6 2

5
5

5
5

9
9

2
2

3
3

9
3

12
10

11
3

21
2

7
3

72
6

33
29

39
33

_

_

_

_

_

_

_

_

-

-

-

95
95

_

"

-

-

-

-

-

MATERIAL HANDLING LABORERS -----------------MANUFACTURING -----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING -----------------------------------

1 .5 9 7
583
9 69

6 .7 7
6 .8 9
6 .7 3

6 .8 9
6 .8 9
6 .5 5

5 .2 36 .2 3 9 .2 7-

9 .2 1
8 .2 7
9 .3 3

-

37

99
2
97

86
86

27
2
25

25
3

99
8
91

71
4
67

92
3
39

126
98
38

33
15
18

167
129
93

53
26
27

151
191
10

19
19

2
2

13 8
108
30

51
51
-

8
8
-

91 3
913

_
-

_
-

_
-

-

-

-

FORKLIFT OPERATORS ------------------------------------MANUFACTURING -----------------------------------------

6 58
635

7 .0 3
7 .0 9

7 .0 8
7 .0 8

5 . 9 75 .8 6 -

8 .9 6
8 .9 6

_

_

-

_

_

72
72

9
3

90
30

2
1

91
91

17 0
15 6

10 3
96

17 7
17 7

_

-

_

-

-

-

2
2

_

-

5
5

_

-

2
2

-

-

192
192
50
15

85
39
51
17

29
9
20
1

87
19
68
57

38
36
2

16
15
1
“

2
2
-

-

-

-

“

20
16

11
11

2
2

16
1

2

-

_

76
19
57
57

36
36

_
-

-

-

_
-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

5
5
-

10 6
106
106

16
16

_

_

_

-

-

-

-

-

TRUCKDRIVERS.

LIGHT

GUARDS ----------------------------------------------------------------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S ------------------------------

8 .9 6 9
590
7 ,8 7 9
207

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

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

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

5 .1 3
7 .5 5
9 .7 7
8 .9 8

GUARDS# CLASS A --------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING -----------------------------------

1 .9 9 5
1 .2 7 2

5 .1 6
9 .8 6

9 .9 0
9 .8 0

3 .9 0 3 .3 5 -

GUARDS. CLASS B --------------------------------------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S ------------------------------

6 .2 2 9
9 17
5 , 807
139

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

3 .0 0
6 .7 3
3 .0 0
7 .0 3

J A N I T O R S. POR TE RS. AND CLEANERS -----MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S ------------------------------

21.8 17
1 .1 1 6
2 0.7 01
1 . 306

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

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

~

37

13 9
7
1 32

75
5
70
6

99
5
89

79
19
65
1

1 11
9
10 2
1

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

2595
2595

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

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

63
63

196
196

55
55

11 9
111

108
108

69
69

88
55

126
30

59
92

191
19
127
2

30 6
20
28 6

291
15
226
8

189
29
1 55
19

299
26
218
13

357
39
323
3

3 05
99
256
1C

95
79
21
10

65
96
19
9

30
22
8
-

9
5
9
-

255
23
232
36

99 7
9
9 38
27

990
190
350
96

877
96
781
118

289915078
263
58
263615020
599
57

977
138
339
83

19 6
70
76
63

121
56
65
62

68
19
59
59

2 52
167
85
85

109
13
91
17

1226
1226
-

2 .9 0 5 .5 72 .9 0 5 .5 5-

-

99
92

129
20
109
1

55
59

-

373
99
3 29
19

91
5
36

93
92

_

979
39
990
12

109
11
98
“

35 8
359

6 .6 0
6 .0 9

362
29
333
18

89
89

51
5
96

1269

290
29
211
15

5
5

199
12
182
“

2689
-

905
15
390
26

35 0
22
328

27 6
6
270
6

1269

185
107
78
17

291
19
27 7
2

861
11
8 50
-

2689

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




22

25

29

-

-

-




Table A-15. Average hourly earnings of maintenance, toolroom
powerplant, material movement, and custodial workers, by sex,
large establishments, New York, N.Y.—N.J., May 1979
O ccupation,

s e x , 3 and i n d u s t r y d i v i s i o n

Number
of
woikers

Average
(mean2 )
hourly
earnings4

Number

O ccupation,

M A I N T E N A N C E t T O O L R O O M * AND
P O W E R P L A N T O C C U P A T I O N S - MEN
MAINTENANCE CARPENTERS
M A N U F A C T U R I N G -----NONMANUFACTURING PUBLIC UTILITIES -

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

of
workers

Average
(mean2 )
hourly
earnings 4

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

**85
1 52
2 33
9*4

8 .1 7
8 .0 7

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

8.21

208

7 .1 8

178
81
97

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

S H I P P E R S AN D R E C E I V E R S --------------

180

6 .6 2

W A R E H O U S E M E N ---------------------------

440

7. * 2
»

OR D E R F I L L E R S --------------------------

350

7 .0 7

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

MAINTENANCE ELECTRICIANS
M A N U F A C T U R I N G --------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G ----PUBLIC UTILITIES -

LI GH T TR UC K --------

R E C E 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 ------------------

TRUCKDRIVERS.

185

6 .2 7

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

1 . <*59
577
882

6 .9 1
6 .8 5
6 .9 4

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

658
635

G U A R D 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 ----------------

7» 730
56 5
7 ,1 6 5
165

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

G U A R D S , C L A S S A -NONMANUFACTURING

1 ,4 0 1
1 ,2 3 1

5 .1 5
4 .8 4

G U A R D 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 ----------------

5 ,5 9 6
395
5 , 201
97

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

J A N I T O R S , P O R T E R S , AND C L E A N E R S --- 1 1 , 6 3 2
891
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 0 . 7 4 1
1 ,0 4 9
P U B L I C U T I L I T I E S ----------------

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

8 .3 6

8.66

1 ,1 3 4
652
<182
188

8 .7 0
8 .6 0
9 .9 0

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

351
13 2
21 9
68

8 .3 2
8 .1 7
8.<10
8 .3 9

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

939
582

9 .7 0
8 .8 0

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

91 5
679
23 6
153

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

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

1 ,0 6 5
1< »
»<
921
901

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

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

5 02
<*6<l

8 .8 5
8 .7 8

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

165
156

8.<*9
8 .5 0

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

143
103
6<f

6 .7 1
6 .8 9
7 .1 8

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

308
30 8

8 .6 2
8 .6 2

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

72 8
129
599
215

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

BOILER

TENDERS

See footn otes

106

7 .9 2

7 .0 3
7 .0 <
1

M A T E R I A L M O V E M E N T AND C U S T O D I A L
O C C U P A T I O N S - WO ME N
M A T E R I A L H A N D L I N G LA BO R E R S
J A N I T O R S , P O R T E R S , AN D C L E A N E R S --M A N U F A C T U R I N G ---------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G -----------------P U B L I C U T I L I T I E S ----------------

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

26

88

4 .5 8

10,1 74
225
9 ,9 4 9
257

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

Footnotes

1 S ta n d a r d h o u r s r e f l e c t th e w o r k w e e k f o r w h ich e m p lo y e e s r e c e i v e
t h e i r r e g u la r s t r a i g h t - t i m e s a la r ie s
( e x c lu s iv e o f p a y f o r o v e r t im e at
r e g u la r a n d / o r p r e m iu m r a t e s ) , and the e a r n in g s c o r r e s p o n d to t h e s e
w e e k ly h o u r s .
2 T h e m e a n is c o m p u t e d f o r e a c h jo b b y to ta lin g th e e a r n in g s o f a ll
w o r k e r s and d iv id in g b y th e n u m b e r o f w o r k e r s .
T h e m e d ia n d e s ig n a te s
p o s i t i o n — h a lf o f th e w o r k e r s r e c e i v e th e s a m e o r m o r e and h a lf r e c e i v e
th e s a m e o r l e s s th an th e r a te sh ow n . T h e m id d le ra n g e is d e fin e d b y tw o
r a t e s o f p a y : a fo u r t h o f th e w o r k e r s e a r n th e s a m e o r l e s s than th e l o w e r
o f t h e s e r a t e s and a fo u r t h e a r n th e s a m e o r m o r e than th e h ig h e r r a te .




3 E a r n in g s da ta r e la t e o n ly to w o r k e r s w h o s e s e x id e n tific a t io n w as
p r o v id e d b y th e e s ta b lis h m e n t.
4 E x c lu d e s p r e m iu m p a y f o r o v e r t im e and f o r w o r k on w e e k e n d s ,
h o lid a y s , and la te s h ift s .
5 E s t im a t e s f o r p e r io d s e n d in g p r i o r to 1976 r e la t e to m e n o.nly f o r
s k ille d m a in te n a n c e and u n s k ille d pla n t w o r k e r s . A ll o t h e r e s tim a te s r e la te
to m e n and w o m e n .
6 D ata do n ot m e e t p u b lic a tio n c r i t e r i a o r da ta n o t a v a ila b le .

27




.
>

Appendix A.
Scope and Method
of Survey
In e a c h o f th e 72 1 a r e a s c u r r e n t ly s u r v e y e d , th e B u r e a u o b ta in s
w a g e s and r e la t e d b e n e f it s d a ta f r o m r e p r e s e n t a t iv e e s t a b lis h m e n t s w ith in
s i x b r o a d in d u s t r y d i v i s i o n s : M a n u fa c tu r in g ; tr a n s p o r t a t io n , c o m m u n ic a t io n ,
and o t h e r p u b lic u t i l i t i e s ; w h o l e s a l e t r a d e ; r e t a i l t r a d e ; f in a n c e , in s u r a n c e ,
and r e a l e s t a t e ; and s e r v i c e s .
G o v e r n m e n t o p e r a t io n s and th e c o n s t r u c t io n
and e x t r a c t i v e in d u s t r ie s a r e e x c lu d e d . E s ta b lis h m e n ts h a v in g f e w e r than a
p r e s c r i b e d n u m b e r o f w o r k e r s a r e a ls o e x c lu d e d b e c a u s e o f in s u f fic ie n t
e m p lo y m e n t in th e o c c u p a t io n s s tu d ie d . A p p e n d ix ta b le 1 s h o w s the n u m b e r
o f e s t a b lis h m e n t s and w o r k e r s e s t im a t e d to V e w ith in the s c o p e o f th is s u r v e y ,
as w e l l a s th e n u m b e r a c t u a lly s tu d ie d .
B u r e a u f i e l d r e p r e s e n t a t i v e s o b ta in d a ta b y p e r s o n a l v is it s at 3 - y e a r
i n t e r v a l s . In e a c h o f th e tw o in te r v e n in g y e a r s , in fo r m a t io n on e m p lo y m e n t
and o c c u p a t i o n a l e a r n in g s o n ly is c o l l e c t e d b y a c o m b in a t io n o f p e r s o n a l v is it ,
m a i l q u e s t i o n n a i r e , and t e le p h o n e in t e r v ie w f r o m e s t a b lis h m e n t s p a r t ic ip a t in g
in th e p r e v i o u s s u r v e y .
A s a m p le o f th e e s t a b lis h m e n t s in th e s c o p e o f the s u r v e y is s e l e c t e d
f o r s tu d y p r i o r t o e a c h p e r s o n a l v i s i t s u r v e y .
T h is s a m p le , l e s s e s t a b ­
l is h m e n t s w h ic h g o o u t o f b u s in e s s o r a re no lo n g e r w ith in the in d u s t r ia l
s c o p e o f th e s u r v e y , is r e t a i n e d f o r th e f o llo w in g tw o a nn ual s u r v e y s .
In
m o s t c a s e s , e s t a b lis h m e n t s n e w to th e a r e a a r e n ot c o n s i d e r e d in the s c o p e
o f th e s u r v e y u n til the 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 lin g p r o c e d u r e s in v o lv e d e t a ile d s t r a t if i c a t io n o f a ll e s t a b ­
l is h m e n t s w ith in th e s c o p e o f an in d iv id u a l a r e a s u r v e y b y in d u s t r y and
n u m b er o f e m p lo y e e s .
F r o m th is s t r a t ifi e d u n iv e r s e a p r o b a b ilit y s a m p le
is s e l e c t e d , w ith e a c h e s t a b lis h m e n t h a v in g a p r e d e t e r m in e d c h a n c e o f s e ­
l e c t i o n . T o o b t a in o p t im u m a c c u r a c y at m in im u m c o s t , a g r e a t e r p r o p o r t io n
o f l a r g e th an s m a l l e s t a b lis h m e n t s is s e l e c t e d .
W h en d a ta a r e c o m b i n e d ,
e a c h e s t a b lis h m e n t is w e ig h t e d a c c o r d in g to its p r o b a b ilit y o f s e l e c t i o n s o
th a t u n b ia s e d e s t i m a t e s a r e g e n e r a t e d .
F o r e x a m p le , if o n e ou t o f fo u r
e s t a b lis h m e n t s is s e l e c t e d , it is g iv e n a w e ig h t o f 4 to r e p r e s e n t i t s e l f p lu s
t h r e e o t h e r s . A n a lt e r n a t e o f th e s a m e o r ig i n a l p r o b a b ilit y is c h o s e n in th e
s a m e i n d u s t r y - s i z e c l a s s i f i c a t i o n i f d a ta a r e n ot a v a ila b le f r o m th e o r i g i n a l
s a m p le m e m b e r . If n o s u it a b le s u b s titu te is a v a ila b le , a d d itio n a l w e ig h t is
a s s i g n e d to a s a m p le m e m b e r th a t is s i m i l a r to the m i s s in g u n it.
O c c u p a t i o n s and e a r n in g s
tu r in g
O ffic e

O c c u p a t i o n s s e l e c t e d f o r s tu d y a r e c o m m o n to a v a r ie t y o f m a n u f a c ­
and n o n m a n u fa c t u r in g in d u s t r ie s , and a r e o f the f o llo w in g t y p e s :
(1)
c l e r i c a l ; (2 ) p r o f e s s i o n a l and t e c h n ic a l; (3 ) m a in t e n a n c e , t o o l r o o m ,

1

and p o w e r p la n t ; and (4) m a t e r ia l m o v e m e n t and c u s t o d ia l.
O c c u p a tio n a l
c l a s s i f i c a t i o n is b a s e d on a u n ifo r m s e t o f j o b d e s c r i p t i o n s d e s ig n e d to take
a c c o u n t o f in t e r e s t a b lis h m e n t v a r ia t io n in d u tie s w ith in the s a m e jo b .
O c c u p a t io n s s e l e c t e d f o r s tu d y a r e lis t e d and d e s c r i b e d in a p p e n d ix B .
U n le s s o t h e r w is e in d ic a t e d , the e a r n in g s d a ta fo llo w in g the jo b
t i t le s a r e f o r a ll in d u s t r ie s c o m b in e d .
E a r n in g s d a ta f o r s o m e o f the
o c c u p a t io n s l i s t e d and d e s c r i b e d , o r f o r s o m e in d u s t r y d iv is io n s w ith in the
s c o p e o f th e s u r v e y ,
a r e n o t p r e s e n t e d in the A - s e r i e s
ta b le s b e c a u s e
e it h e r (1 ) e m p lo y m e n t in th e o c c u p a t io n is to o s m a ll to p r o v id e en ough data
to m e r i t p r e s e n t a t io n , o r (2) t h e r e is p o s s i b i l i t y o f d i s c l o s u r e o f in d iv id u a l
e s t a b lis h m e n t d a ta .
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 da ta a r e not
p r e s e n t e d w h en th e n u m b e r o f w o r k e r s n ot id e n tifie d b y s e x is 20 p e r c e n t
o r m o r e o f th e m e n o r w o m e n id e n t ifie d in an o c c u p a t io n .
E a rn in g s data
n ot s h ow n s e p a r a t e ly f o r in d u s t r y d iv is io n s a r e in c lu d e d in da ta f o r a ll
in d u s t r ie s c o m b i n e d .
L ik e w is e , f o r o c c u p a t io n s w ith m o r e than o n e le v e l,
d a ta a r e in c lu d e d in the o v e r a l l c l a s s i f i c a t i o n w h e n a s u b c la s s if ic a t io n is
n ot sh o w n o r in fo r m a t io n to s u b c l a s s i f y is n ot a v a ila b le .
O c c u p a t io n a l e m p lo y m e n t and e a r n in g s d a ta a r e sh ow n f o r f u ll- t i m e
w o r k e r s , i . e . , t h o s e h ir e d to w o r k a r e g u la r w e e k ly s c h e d u le .
E a rn in g s
d a ta e x c lu d e p r e m iu 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 a y s ,
and la te s h if t s .
N o n p r o d u c t io n b o n u s e s
a r e e x c lu d e d , but c o s t - o f - l i v i n g
a llo w a n c e s and in c e n t iv e b o n u s e s a r e in c lu d e d .
W e e k ly h o u r s f o r o f f ic e
c l e r i c a l and p r o f e s s i o n a l and t e c h n ic a l o c c u p a t io n s r e f e r to the sta n d a rd
w o r k w e e k (r o u n d e d to th e n e a r e s t h a lf h o u r ) f o r w h ich e m p lo y e e s r e c e i v e
r e g u la r s t r a i g h t - t i m e s a l a r i e s ( e x c l u s i v e o f p a y f o r o v e r t im e at r e g u la r
a n d / o r p r e m iu m r a t e s ) . A v e r a g e w e e k ly e a r n in g s f o r t h e s e o c c u p a t io n s a re
r o u n d e d 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 lin e s w ith in the d is t r ib u t io n o f
w o r k e r s on s o m e A - t a b l e s in d ic a t e a ch a n g e in the s i z e o f the c l a 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 th e l e v e l o f o c c u p a t io n a l e a r n in g s in an a r e a
at a p a r t i c u l a r t i m e . C o m p a r is o n s o f in d iv id u a l o c c u p a t io n a l a v e r a g e s o v e r
t im e m a y n ot r e f l e c t e x p e c t e d w a g e c h a n g e s . T h e a v e r a g e s f o r in d iv id u a l jo b s
a r e a ff e c t e d b y c h a n g e s in w a g e s and e m p lo y m e n t p a t t e r n s .
F o r e x a m p le ,
p r o p o r t i o n s o f w o r k e r s e m p lo y e d b y h ig h - o r lo w - w a g e f i r m s m a y ch a n g e , o r
h ig h - w a g e w o r k e r s m a y a d v a n ce to b e t t e r jo b s and b e r e p la c e d b y new
w o r k e r s at l o w e r r a t e s . Such s h ift s in e m p lo y m e n t c o u ld d e c r e a s e an o c c u ­
p a t io n a l a v e r a g e e v e n th ou gh m o s t e s t a b lis h m e n t s in an a r e a in c r e a s e w a g e s
d u r in g th e y e a r . C h a n g e s in e a r n in g s o f o c c u p a t io n a l g r o u p s , sh ow n in ta b le
A - 7, a r e b e t t e r in d ic a t o r s o f w a g e tr e n d s than a r e e a r n in g s c h a n g e s f o r
in d iv id u a l jo b s w ith in th e g r o u p s .
A v e r a g e e a r n in g s r e f l e c t c o m p o s i t e ,

a r e a w id e e s t im a t e s .

In d u s trie s

Included in the 72 areas are 2 studies conducted by the Bureau under contract. These areas are
and e s t a b lis h m e n t s d i f f e r in p a y l e v e l and jo b s ta ffin g , and thus c o n tr ib u te
Akron, Ohio and Poughkeepsie-Kingston-Newburgh, N .Y . In addition, the Bureau conducts more limited area
d i f f e r e n t l y to the e s t im 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
studies in approximately 100 areas at the request of the Employment Standards Administration of the U. S.
a c c u r a t e ly th e w a g e d if f e r e n t ia l a m o n g jo b s in in d iv id u a l e s t a b lis h m e n t s .
Labor.
Department of



A v e r a g e p a y l e v e l s f o r m e n an d w o m e n in s e l e c t e d o c c u p a t io n s s h o u ld
n ot b e a s s u m e d to r e f l e c t d i f f e r e n c e s in p a y o f the s e x e s w ith in in d iv id u a l
e s t a b lis h m e n t s .
F a c t o r s w h ich m a y c o n t r ib u t e to d i f f e r e n c e s in c lu d e p r o ­
g r e s s i o n w ith in e s t a b lis h e d r a te r a n g e s (o n ly th e r a te s p a id in c u m b e n ts a r e
c o l l e c t e d ) and p e r f o r m a n c e o f s p e c i f i c d u tie s w ith in the g e n e r a l s u r v e y jo b
d e s crip tio n s .
J o b d e s c r i p t i o n s u s e d to c l a s s i f y e m p lo y e e s in t h e s e s u r v e y s
u s u a lly a r e m o r e g e n e r a liz e d th a n t h o s e u s e d in in d iv id u a l e s t a b lis h m e n t s
and a llo w f o r m i n o r d i f f e r e n c e s a m o n g e s t a b lis h m e n t s in s p e c i f i c d u tie s
p e r fo r m e d .
O c c u p a t io n a l e m p lo y m e n t e s t im a t e s r e p r e s e n t th e to t a l in a ll e s t a b ­
lis h m e n t s w ith in th e s c o p e o f th e s tu d y and n ot th e n u m b e r a c t u a lly s u r v e y e d .
B e c a u s e o c c u p a t io n a l s t r u c t u r e s a m o n g e s t a b lis h m e n t s d i f f e r , e s t im a t e s of
o c c u p a t io n a l e m p lo y m e n t o b ta in e d f r o m th e s a m p le o f e s t a b lis h m e n t s s tu d ie d
s e r v e o n ly to in d ic a t e th e r e la t iv e im p o r t a n c e o f th e jo b s s tu d ie d .
T h ese
d if f e r e n c e s in o c c u p a t io n a l s t r u c t u r e d o n ot a f f e c t m a t e r i a l l y th e a c c u r a c y o f
th e e a r n in g s data.

P e r c e n t c h a n g e s f o r in d iv id u a l a r e a s
as fo llo w s :

in th e p r o g r a m a r e c o m p u te d

1.

A v e r a g e e a r n in g s a r e c o m p u te d f o r e a c h o c c u p a t io n f o r
th e 2 y e a r s b e in g c o m p a r e d .
T h e a v e r a g e s a r e d e r iv e d
fro m
e a r n in g s in th o s e e s t a b lis h m e n t s w h ic h a r e in
th e s u r v e y b o th y e a r s ; it is a s s u m e d th a t e m p lo y m e n t
r e m a in s u n ch a n g ed .

2.

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

3.

T h e s e w e ig h ts a r e u s e d t o c o m p u t e g r o u p a v e r a g e s .
E a ch o c c u p a t io n 's a v e r a g e e a r n in g s ( c o m p u t e d in s te p 1)
is m u lt ip lie d b y its w e ig h t.
T h e p r o d u c t s a r e t o t a le d to
ob ta in a g r o u p a v e r a g e .

4.

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

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 t io n a l g r o u p s
T h e p e r c e n t i n c r e a s e s p r e s e n t e d in t a b le A - 7 a r e b a s e d on c h a n g e s
in a v e r a g e h o u r ly e a r n in g s o f m e n an d w o m e n in e s t a b lis h m e n t s r e p o r t in g th e
tr e n d jo b s in b o th th e c u r r e n t an d p r e v io u s y e a r (m a tc h e d e s t a b lis h m e n t s ).
T h e data a r e a d ju s t e d to r e m o v e th e e f f e c t s on a v e r a g e e a r n in g s o f e m p l o y ­
m e n t s h ift s a m o n g e s t a b lis h m e n t s a n d t u r n o v e r o f e s t a b lis h m e n t s in c lu d e d
in s u r v e y s a m p le s .
T h e p e r c e n t in c r e a s e s , h o w e v e r , a r e s till a ffe c te d by
f a c t o r s o th e r th a n w a g e i n c r e a s e s .
H ir in g s , l a y o f f s , a nd t u r n o v e r m a y a f f e c t
an e s t a b lis h m e n t a v e r a g e f o r an o c c u p a t io n w h e n w o r k e r s a r e p a id u n d e r p la n s
p r o v id in g a r a n g e o f w a g e r a t e s f o r in d iv id u a l j o b s .
In p e r io d s o f i n c r e a s e d
h ir in g , f o r e x a m p le , n ew e m p lo y e e s m a y e n te r a t th e b o t t o m o f th e r a n g e ,
d e p r e s s in g th e a v e r a g e w ith o u t a ch a n g e in w a g e r a t e s .
T h e p e r c e n t c h a n g e s r e la t e t o w a g e c h a n g e s b e tw e e n th e in d ic a t e d
d a tes.
W h en th e t im e s p a n b e tw e e n s u r v e y s is o th e r th an 12 m o n th s , a nn ual
ra te s a r e a ls o show n ,
(it is a s s u m e d th a t w a g e s i n c r e a s e a t a c o n s t a n t r a te
b e tw e e n s u r v e y s .)
O c c u p a tio n s u s e d to c o m p u te w a g e t r e n d s a r e :
O f f ic e c l e r i c a l

E l e c t r o n i c da ta p r o c e s s i n g —
C o n tin u e d

S e c r e ta r ie s
S t e n o g r a p h e r s , s e n io r
S ten og ra p h ers, gen era l
T y p i s t s , c l a s s e s A and B
F il e c l e r k s , c l a s s e s A ,
B , a nd C
M essengers
S w it c h b o a r d o p e r a t o r s
O rd e r c le r k s , c la s s e s
A a nd B
A c c o u n t in g c l e r k s ,
c l a s s e s A and B
P a y r o ll c le r k s
K ey e n try o p e r a t o r s ,
c l a s s e s A and B

C om p u ter o p e r a to r s ,
c l a s s e s A , B , a nd C

E l e c t r o n i c da ta p r o c e s s i n g
C o m p u t e r s y s t e m s a n a ly s ts ,
c l a s s e s A , B , a nd C
C om p u ter p r o g r a m m e r s ,
c l a s s e s A , B , a nd C




I n d u s t r ia l n u r s e s
R e g i s t e r e d in d u s t r ia l
n u rses
S k ille d m a in te n a n c e
C a rp en ters
E le c t r ic ia n s
P a in t e r s
M a c h in is t s
M e c h a n ic s ( m a c h in e r y )
M e c h a n ic s ( m o t o r v e h i c l e )
P ip e f i t t e r s
T o o l an d d ie m a k e r s
U n s k ille d p la n t
J a n it o r s , p o r t e r s , an d
c le a n e r s
M a t e r ia l h a n d lin g l a b o r e r s

F o r a m o r e d e t a ile d d e s c r i p t i o n o f th e m e t h o d u s e d t o c o m p u te t h e s e
w a g e t r e n d s , s e e " I m p r o v in g A r e a W a g e S u r v e y I n d e x e s , " M o n th ly L a b o r
R e v i e w , J a n u a ry 19 7 3, pp. 5 2 -5 7 .
A v e r a g e p a y r e la t io n s h ip s w ith in e s t a b lis h m e n t s
R e la t iv e m e a s u r e s o f o c c u p a t io n a l p a y a r e p r e s e n t e d in ta b le A - 8
f o r w h i t e - c o l l a r o c c u p a t io n s and in ta b le A - 9 f o r b l u e - c o l l a r o c c u p a t io n s .
T h e s e r e la t iv e v a lu e s r e f l e c t d i f f e r e n c e s in p a y b e tw e e n o c c u p a t io n s w ith in
in d iv id u a l e s ta b lis h m e n ts .
R e la t iv e p a y v a lu e s a r e c o m p u t e d b y d iv id in g an
e s t a b lis h m e n t 's a v e r a g e e a r n in g s f o r an o c c u p a t io n b e in g c o m p a r e d b y th e
a v e r a g e f o r a n o th e r o c c u p a t io n (d e s ig n a t e d a s 100) and m u lt ip ly in g th e q u o tie n t
b y 100.
F o r e x a m p le , i f ja n it o r s in a f i r m a v e r a g e $ 4 an h o u r a n d f o r k l i f t
o p e r a t o r s $ 5 , f o r k lif t o p e r a t o r s h a v e a r e la t iv e p a y v a lu e o f 125 c o m p a r e d
w ith ja n it o r s .
( $ 5 -4 $ 4 = 1 .2 5 , x 100 = 1 2 5 .)
In c o m b in in g th e r e la t iv e s o f
th e in d iv id u a l e s ta b lis h m e n ts t o a r r i v e at a n o v e r a l l a v e r a g e , e a c h e s t a b l i s h ­
m e n t is c o n s i d e r e d t o h a v e as m a n y r e la t iv e s a s it h as w e ig h te d w o r k e r s
in th e tw o jo b s b e in g c o m p a r e d .
P a y r e la t io n s h ip s b a s e d o n o v e r a l l a v e r a g e s m a y d i f f e r c o n s i d e r a b ly
b e c a u s e o f th e v a r y in g c o n tr ib u tio n o f h ig h - a n d l o w - w a g e e s t a b lis h m e n t s to
th e a v e r a g e s .
F o r e x a m p le , th e o v e r a l l a v e r a g e h o u r ly e a r n in g s f o r f o r k l i f t
o p e r a t o r s m a y b e 50 p e r c e n t m o r e th a n th e a v e r a g e f o r ja n it o r s b e c a u s e th e
a v e r a g e f o r f o r k lif t o p e r a t o r s m a y b e s t r o n g ly in flu e n c e d b y e a r n in g s in
h ig h -w a g e e s ta b lis h m e n ts w h ile th e a v e r a g e f o r ja n it o r s m a y b e s t r o n g ly
in flu e n c e d b y e a r n in g s in lo w - w a g e e s t a b lis h m e n t s .
In s u c h a c a s e , th e
in t r a - e s t a b lis h m e n t r e la t io n s h ip w ill in d ic a t e a m u c h s m a l l e r d i f f e r e n c e
in e a r n in g s .
E s t a b lis h m e n t p r a c t i c e s and s u p p le m e n t a r y w a g e p r o v i s i o n s
T a b u la tio n s on s e le c t e d e s t a b lis h m e n t p r a c t i c e s and s u p p le m e n t a r y
w a g e p r o v is io n s ( B - s e r i e s t a b le s ) a r e n o t p r e s e n t e d in th is b u lle tin . I n f o r m a ­
t io n f o r t h e s e ta b u la tio n s is c o l l e c t e d a t 3 - y e a r in t e r v a ls .
T h e s e ta b u la tio n s
o n m in im u m e n tr a n c e s a la r ie s f o r in e x p e r ie n c e d o f f i c e w o r k e r s ; s h ift d i f f e r ­
e n t ia ls ; s c h e d u le d w e e k ly h o u rs and d a y s ; p a id h o lid a y s ; p a id v a c a t io n s ; an d
h e a lth , in s u r a n c e , and p e n s io n p la n s a r e p r e s e n t e d (in th e B - s e r i e s t a b le s )
in p r e v io u s b u lle tin s f o r th is a r e a .

Appendix table 1. Establishments and workers within scope of survey and number studied.
New York, N .Y .-N .J .,1 May 1979
In d u s try d iv is io n

1

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

W o r k e r s in e s t a b l is h m e n t s

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

W ith in s c o p e o f stu d y 4
W ith in s c o p e
o f stu d y *

S tu d ie d

4#45C

500

1 » *0*•273

I CC

576.282

1.199
3.251

180
320

357.372
1.0 *6.901

25
75

124.480
*51.802

176
8C 8
3C4
769
1.199

57
*8
38
64
113

197.872
1C 1 . 0 * 6
158.6*7
328.220
261.116

1*
7
11
23
19

168.453
1 6 , 17C
62.651
151. 9CC
52.628

-

*97

186

818*994

ICO

515,291

5C0
-

129
368

65
12 1

155.*59
663.535

19
81

I C C , 406
414,885

50C
500
5CC
500
5CC

4?
20
75
93
1*0

30
8
2*
29
3C

171 . 8 7 9
23.891
119.997
220.281
127.*87

21
3
15
27
16

161.556
10.695
59.425
144.468
38,7*1

S tu d ie d
N u m ber

P ercen t

ALL ESTABLI SHMENTS
ALL

INDUSTRY

DI VI SI ONS

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

MANUFACTURING -----------------------------------------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------------------------------TRANSPORTATI ON. COMMUNICATION, AND
OTHER PUBLI C U T I L I T I E S 5 ----------------- ;-----------------------WHOLESALE TRAnE 6 ------------------------------------------------------------RETAI L TRADE6 -------------------------------------------------------------------F I NANCE. I NSURANCE. AND REAL E S T A T F 6 --------------SERV I C ES 6 7-----------------------------------------------------------------------------

-

ICC
-

100
5C
I CC
50
5C

LARGE ESTABLISHMENTS
ALL I NDUSTRY

DI VI SI ONS

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

MANUFACTURING -----------------------------------------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ----------------------------------------------------------------TRANSPORTATI ON. COMMUNICATION. AND
OTHER PURLI C U T I L I T I E S 5 -----------------------------------------WHOLESALE TRADE6 ------------------------------------------------------------RETAI L TRADE6 -------------------------------------------------------------------F I NANCE. I NSURANCE. AND REAL E S T A T E 6 --------------S E R V I C E S 6 7-----------------------------------------------------------------------------

1 T h e N e w Y o r k S t a n d a r d M e t r o p o l it a n S t a t i s t i c a l A r e a , a s d e f in e d b y th e
O f f i c e o f M a n a g e m e n t a n d B u d g e t t h r o u g h F e b r u a r y 1 9 7 4 , c o n s i s t s o f B r o n x , K in g s ,
N e w Y o r k , P u t n a m , Q u e e n s , R i c h m o n d , R o c k la n d , a n d W e s t c h e s t e r C o u n t i e s , N . Y .;
a n d B e r g e n C o u n t y , N .J .
T h e " w o r k e r s w it h in s c o p e o f s t u d y " e s t i m a t e s p r o v i d e a
r e a s o n a b l y a c c u r a t e d e s c r i p t i o n o f t h e s i z e a n d c o m p o s i t i o n o f th e l a b o r f o r c e
i n c l u d e d in t h e s u r v e y .
E s t i m a t e s a r e n o t in te n d e d , h o w e v e r , f o r c o m p a r i s o n w ith
o t h e r s t a t i s t i c a l s e r i e s t o m e a s u r e e m p l o y m e n t t r e n d s o r l e v e l s s i n c e (1 ) p la n n in g
o f w a g e s u r v e y s r e q u i r e s e s t a b l is h m e n t d a ta c o m p i l e d c o n s i d e r a b l y in a d v a n c e o f
t h e p a y r o l l p e r i o d s t u d ie d , a n d (2 ) s m a ll e s t a b l is h m e n t s a r e e x c l u d e d f r o m th e s c o p e
o f th e s u r v e y .
2 T h e 197 2 e d i t io n o f th e S t a n d a r d I n d u s t r ia l C l a s s i f i c a t i o n M a n u a l w a s u s e d
in c l a s s i f y i n g e s t a b l i s h m e n t s b y in d u s t r y d i v is i o n .
A ll g o v e r n m e n t o p e r a tio n s a re
e x c l u d e d f r o m t h e s c o p e o f th e s u r v e y .
3 I n c l u d e s a l l e s t a b l is h m e n t s w ith t o t a l e m p l o y m e n t a t o r a b o v e t h e m in i m u m
lim it a t io n .
A l l o u t le t s (w it h in th e a r e a ) o f c o m p a n i e s in in d u s t r i e s s u c h a s t r a d e ,




fi n a n c e , a u to r e p a i r s e r v i c e , a n d m o t i o n p i c t u r e t h e a t e r s a r e c o n s i d e r e d a s on e
e s t a b l is h m e n t .
4 I n c lu d e s a l l w o r k e r s in a l l e s t a b l is h m e n t s w ith t o t a l e m p l o y m e n t (w ith in the
a r e a ) a t o r a b o v e th e m in i m u m li m it a t io n .
5 A b b r e v i a t e d t o " p u b l i c u t i l i t i e s " in t h e A - s e r i e s t a b l e s . T a x i c a b s a n d
s e r v ic e s
in c id e n t a l t o w a t e r t r a n s p o r t a t i o n a r e
e x clu d e d .
T h e g o v e r n m e n t a l ly
o p e r a t e d p o r t i o n o f N e w Y o r k 's t r a n s i t s y s t e m i s e x c l u d e d b y d e f in i t io n f r o m th e
s c o p e o f t h e stu d y .
6 S e p a r a t e d a ta f o r t h is d i v i s i o n a r e n o t p r e s e n t e d in th e A - s e r i e s t a b l e s ,
b u t th e d i v i s i o n i s
r e p r e s e n t e d in th e " a l l i n d u s t r i e s " a n d " n o n m a n u fa c t u r i n g "
e s tim a te s .
7 H o t e ls a n d m o t e l s ; l a u n d r i e s a n d o t h e r p e r s o n a l s e r v i c e s ; b u s i n e s s s e r v i c e s ;
a u t o m o b i le
r e p a i r , r e n t a l , a n d p a r k in g ; m o t io n p i c t u r e s ; n o n p r o f i t m e m b e r s h i p
o r g a n iz a t io n s ( e x c l u d i n g r e l i g i o u s a n d c h a r i t a b l e o r g a n i z a t i o n s ) ; a n d e n g in e e r in g a n d
a r c h ite c tu r a l s e r v ic e s .

31

Appendix B.
Occupational
Descriptions
T h e p r i m a r y p u r p o s e o f p r e p a r in g jo b d e s c r i p t i o n s f o r th e B u ­
r e a u 's w a g e s u r v e y s is t o a s s i s t it s f i e l d r e p r e s e n t a t i v e s in c la s s if y in g
in to a p p r o p r ia t e o c c u p a t io n s w o r k e r s w h o a r e e m p lo y e d u n d er a v a r ie t y
o f p a y r o l l t i t le s and d if f e r e n t w o r k a r r a n g e m e n t s f r o m e s t a b lis h m e n t to
e s t a b lis h m e n t and f r o m a r e a to a r e a . T h is p e r m it s g r o u p in g o c c u p a t io n a l
w a g e r a t e s r e p r e s e n t i n g c o m p a r a b le jo b c o n te n t.
B e c a u s e o f th is e m ­
p h a s is o n in t e r e s t a b lis h m e n t and i n t e r a r e a c o m p a r a b ilit y o f o c c u p a t io n a l
c o n te n t, th e B u r e a u 's jo b d e s c r i p t i o n s m a y d if f e r s ig n ific a n t l y f r o m t h o s e
in u s e in in d iv id u a l e s t a b lis h m e n t s o r t h o s e p r e p a r e d f o r o th e r p u r p o s e s .
In a p p ly in g t h e s e j o b d e s c r i p t i o n s , th e B u r e a u 's f i e l d r e p r e s e n t a t iv e s
a r e in s t r u c t e d t o e x c lu d e w o r k in g s u p e r v i s o r s ; a p p r e n t ic e s ; and p a r t t i m e , t e m p o r a r y , and p r o b a t io n a r y w o r k e r s . H a n d ic a p p e d w o r k e r s w h o s e
e a r n in g s a r e r e d u c e d b e c a u s e o f t h e ir h a n d ic a p a r e a ls o e x c lu d e d .
L e a r n e r s , b e g in n e r s , and t r a i n e e s , u n le s s s p e c i f i c a l l y in c lu d e d in th e
jo b d e s c r i p t i o n s , a r e e x c lu d e d .

Office
SECRETARY

S E C R E T A R Y — C on tin u ed

A s s ig n e d as a p e r s o n a l s e c r e t a r y , n o r m a lly t o o n e in d iv id u a l. M a in ­
ta in s a c l o s e and h ig h ly r e s p o n s i v e r e la t io n s h ip t o th e d a y - t o - d a y a c t i v it ie s o f
th e s u p e r v i s o r . W o r k s f a i r l y in d e p e n d e n tly r e c e i v i n g a m in im u m o f d e t a ile d
s u p e r v is io n and g u id a n c e . P e r f o r m s v a r i e d c l e r i c a l and s e c r e t a r i a l d u tie s
r e q u ir in g a k n o w le d g e o f o f f i c e r o u tin e and u n d e r s ta n d in g o f th e o r g a n iz a t i o n ,
p r o g r a m s , and p r o c e d u r e s r e la t e d to th e w o r k o f th e s u p e r v i s o r .

E x c l u s io n s — C on tin u ed
e.

f.
E x c l u s i o n s . N ot a ll p o s it io n s th a t 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 th e
a b o v e c h a r a c t e r i s t i c s . E x a m p le s o f p o s it io n s w h ic h 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 it io n s w h ic h do n ot
d e s crib e d above;

b.

th e " p e r s o n a l "

c.

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

d.

T r a in e e s .

C l a s s i f i c a t i o n by L e v e l

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

A s s i s t a n t -t y p e p o s it io n s w h ic h e n t a il m o r e d if f ic u lt o r m o r e
r e s p o n s i b l e t e c h n i c a l , a d m in is t r a t iv e , o r s u p e r v i s o r y d u tie s
w h ic h a r e n o t t y p i c a l o f s e c r e t a r i a l w o r k , e . g . , A d m in is t r a t iv e
A s s is t a n t , o r E x e c u t iv e A s s is t a n t :




m eet

P o s it io n s w h ic h do n ot fit any o f th e s itu a tio n s l i s t e d in th e
s e c t io n s b e lo w t it le d " L e v e l o f S u p e r v i s o r , " e .g ., s e c r e t a r y t o th e
p r e s id e n t o f a c o m p a n y th a t e m p l o y s , in a l l , o v e r 5 ,0 0 0 p e r s o n s ;

s e c r e t a r y con cep t

S e c r e t a r y jo b s w h ic h m e e t th e r e q u i r e d c h a r a c t e r i s t i c s a r e m a t c h e d
at on e o f f iv e le v e ls a c c o r d in g to (a) th e l e v e l o f th e s e c r e t a r y 's s u p e r v i s o r
w ith in th e c o m p a n y 's o r g a n iz a t io n a l s t r u c t u r e
a n d , (b) th e l e v e l o f th e
s e c r e t a r y 's r e s p o n s ib ilit y . T h e ta b u la tio n f o llo w in g th e e x p la n a tio n s o f t h e s e
tw o f a c t o r s in d ic a t e s th e l e v e l o f th e s e c r e t a r y f o r e a c h c o m b in a t io n o f
th e f a c t o r s .

of p ro­

L e v e l o f S e c r e t a r y 's S u p e r v is o r (L S )
LS—1

32

a.

S e c r e t a r y to th e s u p e r v i s o r o r h e a d o f a s m a ll o r g a n iz a t io n a l
unit ( e . g . , fe w e r th an a b ou t 25 o r 3 0 p e r s o n s ) ; o r

S E C R E T A R Y — C o n tin u e d

S E C R E T A R Y — C o n tin u e d

C l a s s i f i c a t i o n b y L e v e l-— C o n tin u e d

C l a s s i f i c a t i o n b y L e v e l— C o n tin u e d

b.

L S -2

S e c r e t a r y to a n o n s u p e r v is o r y s ta ff 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 in is t r a t iv e o f f i c e r o r a s s is t a n t , s k ille d te c h n ic ia n
o r e x p e rt.
(N O T E :
M a n y c o m p a n ie s a s s ig n s t e n o g r a p h e r s ,
r a t h e r th a n s e c r e t a r i e s as d e s c r i b e d a b o v e , to th is l e v e l o f
s u p e r v i s o r y o r n o n s u p e r v is o r y w o r k e r .)

a.

S e c r e t a r y to an e x e c u t iv e o r m a n a g e r ia l p e r s o n w h o s e r e s p o n ­
s i b i l i t y is n o t e q u iv a le n t to o n e o f the s p e c i f i c l e v e l s itu a tio n s in
th e d e f in it io n f o r LS—
3, but w h o s e o r g a n iz a t io n a l u n it n o r m a lly
n u m b e r s at l e a s t s e v e r a l d o z e n e m p lo y e e s and is u s u a lly d iv id e d
in to o r g a n iz a t i o n a l s e g m e n ts w h ic h a r e o ft e n , in tu rn , f u r t h e r
s u b d iv id e d . In s o m e c o m p a n ie s , th is l e v e l in c lu d e s a w id e ra n g e
o f o r g a n iz a t i o n a l e c h e lo n s ; in o t h e r s , o n ly on e o r tw o; o r

b.

L S —3

a.

S e c r e t a r y to th e h ead o f an in d iv id u a l p la n t, f a c t o r y , e t c ., ( o r
o c h 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 lo y s , in a ll, f e w e r
th an 5 , 0 0 0 p e r s o n s .
S e c r e t a r y to th e c h a ir m a n o f the b o a r d o r p r e s id e n t o f a c o m p a n y
th a t e m p l o y s , in a ll, f e w e r than 100 p e r s o n s ; o r

p o s it io n s . V i c e p r e s id e n t s w h o s e p r i m a r y r e s p o n s i b i l i t y is to a c t p e r s o n a lly
on in d iv id u a l c a s e s o r t r a n s a c t io n s ( e . g . , a p p r o v e o r d e n y in d iv id u a l loa n
o r c r e d i t a c t i o n s ; a d m in is t e r in d iv id u a l t r u s t a c c o u n t s ; d ir e c t ly s u p e r v is e a
c l e r i c a l s ta ff) a r e n o t c o n s i d e r e d to b e " c o r p o r a t e o f f i c e r s " f o r p u r p o s e s
o f a p p ly in g th e d e fin itio n .

L e v e l o f S e c r e t a r y 's R e s p o n s ib ilit y (L R )

T h is f a c t o r e v a lu a te s th e n a tu r e o f th e w o r k r e la t io n s h ip b e tw e e n
th e s e c r e t a r y and th e s u p e r v is o r , and th e e x te n t to w h ich the s e c r e t a r y
is e x p e c t e d to e x e r c i s e in itia t iv e and ju d g m e n t.
S e c r e t a r ie s sh o u ld be
m a t c h e d at L R —1 o r L R —2 d e s c r i b e d b e lo w a c c o r d in g to th e ir l e v e l o f
r e s p o n s ib ilit y .

L R —1. P e r f o r m s v a r ie d s e c r e t a r i a l d u tie s in clu d in g o r c o m p a r a b le
to m o s t o f th e fo llo w in g :

b.

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 th e r than c h a ir m a n o f the
b o a r d o r p r e s id e n t ) o f a c o m p a n y th at e m p lo y s , in a ll, o v e r 100
b u t f e w e r th an 5, 0 0 0 p e r s o n s ; o r

a.

A n s w e r s te le p h o n e s ,
c o m in g m a il.

c.

S e c r e t a r y to th e h ea d (im m e d ia t e ly b e lo w the o f f i c e r le v e l) o v e r
e it h e r a m a j o r c o r p o r a t e w id e fu n c tio n a l a c t iv it y ( e . g . , m a r k e t in g ,
r e s e a r c h , o p e r a t i o n s , in d u s t r ia l r e la t io n s , e t c .) o r a m a j o r
g e o g r a p h i c o r o r g a n iz a t i o n a l s e g m e n t ( e .g „ , a r e g io n a l h e a d q u a r ­
t e r s ; a m a j o r d iv is io n ) o f a c o m p a n y that e m p lo y s , in a ll, o v e r
5, 0 00 b u t f e w e r than 2 5 ,0 0 0 e m p lo y e e s ; o r

b.

A n s w e r s te le p h o n e r e q u e s t s w h ic h h a v e s ta n d a rd a n s w e r s .
r e p ly to r e q u e s t s b y s e n d in g a f o r m le t t e r .

c.

R e v ie w s c o r r e s p o n d e n c e , m e m o r a n d 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 th e s u p e r v i s o r ' s s ig n a t u r e to e n s u r e p r o c e d u r a l and
t y p o g r a p h ic a l a c c u r a c y .

d.

M a in ta in s s u p e r v i s o r ' s
in s t r u c te d .

e.

T y p e s , ta k e s and t r a n s c r i b e s d ic ta tio n , and f ile s .

d.

S e c r e t a r y to th e h ea d o f an in d iv id u a l p la n t, f a c t o r y , e t c . , ( o r
o t h 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 lo y s , in a ll, o v e r
5, 0 00 p e r s o n s ; o r

e.

S e c r e t a r y to th e h e a d o f a l a r g e and im p o r t a n t o r g a n iz a t io n a l
s e g m e n t ( e . g . , a m i d d le m a n a g e m e n t s u p e r v is o r o f an o r g a n i­
z a t io n a l s e g m e n t o fte n in v o lv in g as m a n y as s e v e r a l h u n d red
p e r s o n s ) o f a c o m p a n y that e m p lo y s , in a ll, o v e r 2 5 , 000 p e r s o n s .

a.

S e c r e t a r y to th e c h a ir m a n o f the b o a r d o f p r e s id e n t o f a c o m p a n y
th a t e m p l o y s , in a ll, o v e r 100 but f e w e r th an 5 ,0 0 0 p e r s o n s ; o r

b.

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 th e r than th e c h a ir m a n o f the
b o a r d o r p r e s id e n t ) o f a c o m p a n y th a t e m p lo y s , in a ll, o v e r 5, 000
b u t f e w e r th an 2 5 ,0 0 0 p e r s o n s ; o r

c.

LS—
4

S e c r e t a r y t o th e h e a d , im m e d ia t e ly b e lo w th e 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 id ia r y o f a c o m p a n y that
e m p lo y s , in a ll, o v e r 2 5 ,0 0 0 p e r s o n s .

N O T E : T h e t e r m " c o r p o r a t e o f f i c e r " u s e d in the a b o v e L S d e fin itio n
r e f e r s to t h o s e o f f i c i a l s w h o h a v e a s ig n ific a n t c o r p o r a t e w id e p o lic y m a k in g
r o l e w ith r e g a r d to m a j o r c o m p a n y a c t i v i t i e s .
T h e t it le " v i c e p r e s i d e n t , "
th ou gh n o r m a l l y in d ic a t iv e o f th is r o l e , d o e s not in a ll c a s e s id e n tify su ch




g reets

p erson a l

c a le n d a r

and

c a lle r s ,

m akes

and

opens

in ­

M ay

a p p o in tm e n ts as

L R —2. P e r f o r m s
d u tie s d e s c r i b e d u n d er L R —1 and, in a d d ition
p e r f o r m s ta s k s r e q u ir in g g r e a t e r ju d g m e n t, in it ia t iv e , and k n o w l­
e d g e o f o f f i c e fu n c tio n s in c lu d in g o r c o m p a r a b le to m o s t o f the
fo llo w in g :
a.

S creen s
can be
o ffic e s .

te le p h o n e and p e r s o n a l c a l l e r s , d e t e r m in in g w h ich
h a n d le d b y th e s u p e r v i s o r ' s s u b o r d in a t e s o r o th e r

b.

A n s w e r s r e q u e s t s w h ic h r e q u ir e a d e t a ile d k n o w le d g e o f o f ­
f i c e p r o c e d u r e s o r c o l l e c t i o n o f in fo r m a t io n f r o m f i l e s o r
o th e r o f f i c e s .
M a y s ig n r o u tin e c o r r e s p o n d e n c e in ow n o r
s u p e r v is o r ' s n am e.

c.

C o m p ile s o r a s s i s t s in c o m p ilin g p e r i o d i c r e p o r t s on the b a s is
o f g e n e r a l in s t r u c t io n s .

SE C R E T A R Y— C o n tin u e d

S T E N O G R A P H E R — C on tin u ed

d.

S c h e d u le s t e n ta t iv e a p p o in tm e n ts w ith o u t p r i o r c l e a r a n c e .
A s­
s e m b le s n e c e s s a r y b a c k g r o u n d m a t e r ia l f o r s c h e d u le d m e e t in g s .
M a k e s a r r a n g e m e n t s f o r m e e t in g s and c o n f e r e n c e s .

S t e n o g r a p h e r , G e n e r a l. D ic t a t io n in v o lv e s a n o r m a l r o u tin e v o c a b u la r y . M a y
m a in ta in f i l e s , k e e p s im p le r e c o r d s , o r p e r f o r m o th e r r e l a t i v e l y r o u tin e
c l e r i c a l ta s k s .

e.

E x p la in s s u p e r v i s o r 's r e q u ir e m e n t s to o th e r e m p lo y e e s in s u p e r ­
v i s o r ' s u nit. ( A l s o t y p e s , ta k e s d ic t a t io n , and f i l e s . )

T R A N S C R IB IN G -M A C H IN E T Y P IS T

T h e f o llo w in g ta b u la tio n s h o w s th e l e v e l o f th e s e c r e t a r y f o r
LS and L R c o m b in a t io n .

L evel of secreta ry ' s
s u p e r v i s o r ______

each

P r i m a r y du ty is to ty p e c o p y o f v o i c e r e c o r d e d d ic t a t io n w h ic h d o e s
n o t in v o lv e v a r ie d t e c h n ic a l o r s p e c i a l i z e d v o c a b u la r y s u c h a s th a t u s e d in
le g a l b r i e f s o r r e p o r t s on s c ie n t if ic r e s e a r c h . M a y a l s o ty p e f r o m w r it te n
c o p y . M a y m a in ta in f i l e s , k e e p s im p le r e c o r d s , o r p e r f o r m o th e r r e l a t i v e l y
r o u tin e c l e r i c a l ta s k s .
(S e e S t e n o g r a p h e r d e f in it io n f o r w o r k e r s in v o lv e d
w ith s h o rth a n d d ic ta tio n .)

L e v e l o f s e c r e t a r y 1 s r e s p o n s ib ilit y
T Y P IS T
L R —2

L R —1
LS—1 _____________________________________
LS—2 _____________________________________
LS—3 _____________________________________
LS—4 _____________________________________

C la s s
C la s s
C la s s
C la s s

E
D
C
B

C la s s
C la s s
C la s s
C la s s

D
C
B
A

STEN O G RAPH ER
P r i m a r y duty is t o ta k e d ic t a t io n u sin g s h o rth a n d , and to t r a n ­
s c r i b e the d ic t a t io n . M a y a ls o ty p e f r o m w r it te n c o p y . M a y o p e r a t e f r o m a
s t e n o g r a p h ic p o o l.
M a y o c c a s i o n a l l y t r a n s c r i b e f r o m v o i c e r e c o r d i n g s (if
p r im a r y du ty is t r a n s c r ib in g f r o m r e c o r d i n g s , s e e T r a n s c r ib in g - M a c h in e
T y p is t ).

N O T E : T h is jo b is d is t in g u is h e d f r o m th a t o f a s e c r e t a r y in th at 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 fid e n t ia l r e la t io n s h ip w ith o n ly on e m a n ­
a g e r o r e x e c u t iv e and p e r f o r m s m o r e r e s p o n s i b l e and d i s c r e t i o n a r y ta s k s
a s d e s c r i b e d in th e s e c r e t a r y jo b d e fin itio n .

U s e s a t y p e w r it e r to m a k e c o p i e s o f v a r io u s m a t e r i a l s o r to m a k e
ou t b i l l s a ft e r c a lc u la t io n s h a v e b e e n m a d e b y a n o t h e r p e r s o n . M a y in c lu d e
ty p in g o f s t e n c ils , m a t s , o r s i m i l a r m a t e r ia ls f o r u s e in d u p lic a t in g
processes.
M ay d o c l e r i c a l w o r k in v o lv in g lit t le s p e c i a l tr a in in g , s u c h
a s k e e p in g s im p le r e c o r d s , filin g r e c o r d s and r e p o r t s , o r s o r t in g and
d is t r ib u t in g in c o m in g m a il.
C la s s A .
P e r f o r m s o n e o r m o r e o f th e f o l l o w i n g ; T y p in g m a t e r ia l
in fin a l f o r m w h en it in v o lv e s c o m b in in g m a t e r ia l f r o m s e v e r a l s o u r c e s ;
o r r e s p o n s ib ilit y f o r c o r r e c t s p e llin g , s y lla b ic a t i o n , p u n c tu a tio n , e t c ., o f
t e c h n ic a l o r u n u su a l w o r d s o r f o r e ig n la n g u a g e m a t e r i a l ; o r p la n n in g l a y ­
ou t and ty p in g o f c o m p lic a t e d s t a t is t ic a l t a b le s to m a in ta in u n if o r m it y and
b a la n c e in s p a c in g . M a y ty p e ro u tin e f o r m l e t t e r s , v a r y in g d e t a ils to su it
c ir c u m s t a n c e s .
C la s s B .
P e r f o r m s o n e o r m o r e o f th e f o llo w in g : C o p y ty p in g f r o m
r o u g h o r c l e a r d r a f t s ; o r ro u tin e ty p in g o f f o r m s , in s u r a n c e p o l i c i e s , e t c . ;
o r s e tt in g u p s im p le s ta n d a rd ta b u la tio n s ; o r c o p y in g m o r e c o m p l e x ta b le s
a lr e a d y s e t up and s p a c e d p r o p e r ly .

F IL E C L E R K
S t e n o g r a p h e r , S e n io r .
D ic t a t io n in v o lv e s a v a r ie d t e c h n ic a l o r s p e c i a l i z e d
v o c a b u la r y s u ch a s in le g a l b r i e f s o r r e p o r t s on s c i e n t i f i c r e s e a r c h . M a y
a ls o s e t up and m a in ta in f i l e s , k e e p r e c o r d s , e tc .
OR
P e r f o r m s s t e n o g r a p h ic d u tie s r e q u ir in g s ig n ific a n t ly g r e a t e r in d e ­
p e n d e n c e and r e s p o n s i b i l i t y th an s t e n o g r a p h e r , g e n e r a l, a s e v id e n c e d b y the
fo llo w in g :
W o r k r e q u ir e s a h ig h d e g r e e o f s t e n o g r a p h ic s p e e d and a c c u r a c y ;
a th ro u g h w o r k in g k n o w le d g e o f g e n e r a l b u s in e s s and o f f i c e p r o c e d u r e ; and
o f th e s p e c i f i c b u s in e s s o p e r a t io n s , o r g a n iz a t io 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 flo w , e t c .
U s e s th is k n o w le d g e in p e r f o r m in g s t e n o g r a p h ic d u tie s and
r e s p o n s ib le c l e r i c a l ta s k s s u c h a s m a in ta in in g fo llo w u p f i l e s ; a s s e m b lin g
m a t e r ia l f o r r e p o r t s , m e m o r a n d a , and le t t e r s ; c o m p o s in g s im p le le t t e r s
f r o m g e n e r a l i n s t r u c t io n s ; r e a d in g and r o u tin g in c o m in g m a i l ; and a n s w e r in g
ro u tin e q u e s t io n s , e tc .




F i l e s , c l a s s i f i e s , and r e t r i e v e s m a t e r i a l in an e s t a b lis h e d f ilin 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 a n u a l ta s k s r e q u ir e d to m a in ta in f i l e s .
P o s it io n s a r e c l a s s i f i e d in to l e v e ls on th e b a s i s o f th e f o llo w in g d e f in it io n s .
C la s s A .
C l a s s i f i e s and in d e x e s f i l e m a t e r ia l s u c h a s c o r r e s p o n d ­
e n c e , r e p o r t s , t e c h n ic a l d o c u m e n t s , e t c ., in an e s t a b lis h e d f ilin g s y s t e m
c o n ta in in g a n u m b e r o f v a r ie d
s u b je c t m a t t e r f i l e s .
M a y a l s o f i l e th is
m a t e r ia l. M a y k e e p r e c o r d s o f v a r io u s ty p e s in c o n ju n c t io n w ith th e f i l e s .
M a y le a d a s m a ll g r o u p o f lo w e r l e v e l f i l e c l e r k s .

C la s s B .
S o r t s , c o d e s , and f i l e s u n c l a s s i f i e d m a t e r ia l b y s im p le
( s u b je c t m a t te r ) h e a d in g s o r p a r t ly c l a s s i f i e d m a t e r i a l b y f in e r s u b h e a d in g s .
P r e p a r e s s im p le r e la 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 req u ested ,
l o c a t e s c l e a r l y id e n tifie d m a t e r ia l in f i l e s and f o r w a r d s m a t e r ia l. M a y
p e r fo r m
r e la t e d c l e r i c a l ta s k s r e q u ir e d to m a in ta in and s e r v i c e f i l e s .

F I L E C L E R K — C o n tin u e d

O R D E R C L E R K — C on tin u ed

C la s s C . P e r f o r m s r o u tin e f ilin g o f m a t e r ia l th at h as a lr e a d y b e e n
c l a s s i f i e d o r w h ic h is e a s i l y c l a s s i f i e d in a s 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 .,
a lp h a b e t ic a l, c h r o n o l o g i c a l , o r n u m e r ic a l).
A s req u ested ,
l o c a t e s r e a d il y a v a ila b le 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 ia l; and m a y
f i l l o u t w it 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 le c l e r i c a l and m a n u a l ta s k s
r e q u ir e d to m a in t a in and s e r v i c e f i l e s .

P o s it io n s
d e fin it io n s :

are

c la s s ifie d

in to

le v e ls

a c c o r d in g

to

the

fo llo w in g

M ESSEN GER

C la s s A . H a n d les o r d e r s that in v o lv e m a k in g ju d g m e n ts such as
c h o o s in g w h ich s p e c i f i c p r o d u c t o r m a t e r ia l f r o m the e s t a b lis h m e n t 's p r o d u c t
lin e s w i l l s a t is f y th e c u s t o m e r 's n e e d s , o r d e t e r m in in g th e p r ic e to be qu oted
w h en p r ic in g in v o lv 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 a k in g
s o m e s im p le m a t h e m a t ic a l c a lc u la t io n s .

P e r f o r m s v a r io u s r o u tin e d u tie s su ch as ru nn ing e r r a n d s , o p e r a t in g
m i n o r o f f i c e m a c h in e s su ch as s e a l e r s o r m a i l e r s , o p e n in g and d is t r ib u t in g
m a il,
and o t h e r m i n o r c l e r i c a l w o r k .
E x c lu d e p o s it io n s th at r e q u ir e
o p e r a t io n o f a m o t o r v e h i c l e as a s ig n ific a n t du ty .

C la s s B . H a n d le s o r d e r s in v o lv in g it e m s w h ich h av e r e a d ily id e n ­
t i fie d u s e s and a p p lic a t io n s . M a y r e f e r to a c a t a lo g , m a n u f a c t u r e r 's m a n u a l,
o r s i m i l a r d o c u m e n t to in s u r e that p r o p e r ite m is s u p p lie d o r to v e r if y
p r i c e o f o r d e r e d it e m .

S W IT C H B O A R D O P E R A T O R

A C C O U N T IN G C L E R K
P e r f o r m s on e o r m o r e a c c o u n tin g c l e r i c a l ta s k s su ch 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 a c c o u n t s ; v e r if y in g the in te rn a l c o n ­
s is t e n c y , c o m p le t e n e s s , and m a t h e m a t ic a l a c c u r a c y o f a cco u n tin g d o c u m e n t s ;
a s s ig n in g p r e s c r i b e d a c c o u n t in g d is t r ib u t io n c o d e s ; e x a m in in g and v e r ify in g
f o r c l e r i c a l a c c u r a c y v a r io u s ty p e s o f r e p o r t s , l i s t s , c a lc u la t io n s , p o s tin g ,
e t c .; o r p r e p a r in g s im p le o r a s s i s t in g in p r e p a r in g m o r e c o m p lic a t e d jo u r n a l
vou ch ers.
M a y w o r k in e it h e r a m a n u a l o r a u to m a te d a cco u n tin g s y s t e m .

O p e r a t e s a t e le p h o n e s w it c h b o a r d o r c o n s o l e u s e d w ith a p r iv a t e
b r a n c h e x c h a n g e ( P B X ) s y s t e m to r e la y in c o m in g , o u tg o in g , and in t r a s y s t e m
c a l l s . M a y p r o v i d e in fo r m a t io n to c a l l e r s , r e c o r d and t r a n s m it m e s s a g e s ,
k e e p r e c o r d o f c a l l s p la c e d and t o l l c h a r g e s . B e s id e s o p e r a t in g a te le p h o n e
s w it c h b o a r d o r c o n s o l e , m a y a ls o ty p e o r p e r fo r m r o u tin e c l e r i c a l w o r k
(ty p in g o r r o u tin e c l e r i c a l w o r k m a y o c c u p y the m a jo r p o r t io n o f the w o r k e r 's
t i m e , and is u s u a lly p e r f o r m e d w h ile at the s w itc h b o a r d o r c o n s o l e ) . C h ie f
o r le a d o p e r a t o r s in e s t a b lis h m e n t s e m p lo y in g m o r e than on e o p e r a t o r a r e
e x c lu d e d . F o r an o p e r a t o r w h o a ls o a cts as a r e c e p t io n is t , s e e 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 .

T h e w o r k r e q u ir 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 la 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 in g
o f t r a n s a c t io n s and a c c o u n t in g in fo r m a t io n .
W ith e x p e r ie n c e , the w o r k e r
t y p ic a lly 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 a cco u n tin g t e r m s and
p r o c e d u r e s u s e d in the a s s ig n e d w o r k , but is n ot r e q u ir e d to h ave a k n o w le d g e
o f the f o r m a l p r i n c i p l e s o f b o o k k e e p in g and a c c o u n t in g .

S W IT C H B O A R D O P E R A T O R -R E C E P T I O N I S T

P o s it io n s
d e f in it io n s :

A t a s i n g l e - p o s i t i o n te le p h o n e s w it c h b o a r d o r c o n s o l e , a c ts b oth as
an o p e r a t o r — s e e S w it c h b o a r d O p e r a t o r — and as a r e c e p t i o n i s t .
R ecep­
t i o n i s t 's w o r k i n v o lv e s s u c h d u t ie s as g r e e t in g v i s i t o r s ; d e t e r m in in g n a tu re
o f v i s i t o r 's b u s i n e s s and p r o v id in g a p p r o p r ia t e in fo r m a t io n ; r e f e r r i n g v i s i t o r
to a p p r o p r ia t e p e r s o n in th e o r g a n iz a t io n o r c o n ta c tin g that p e r s o n b y t e l e ­
p h o n e and a r r a n g in g an a p p o in tm e n t; k e e p in g a lo g o f v i s i t o r s .

in to

le v e ls

on

the b a s is o f

the

fo llo w in g

C la s s A . U n d e r g e n e r a l s u p e r v is io n , p e r f o r m s a cco u n tin g c l e r i c a l
o p e r a t io n s w h ich r e q u ir e th e a p p lic a tio n o f e x p e r ie n c e and ju d g m e n t, f o r
e x a m p le , c l e r i c a l l y p r o c e s s i n g c o m p lic a t e d o r n o n r e p e tit iv e a cco u n tin g
t r a n s a c t io n s , s e le c t in g a m o n g a s u b s ta n tia l v a r ie t y o f p r e s c r i b e d a cco u n tin g
c o d e s and c l a s s i f i c a t i o n s , o r t r a c in g t r a n s a c t io n s th ro u g h p r e v io u s a c ­
co u n tin g a c tio n s to d e t e r m in e s o u r c e o f d i s c r e p a n c i e s . M a y b e a s s is t e d by
o n e o r m o r e c l a s s B a c c o u n t in g c l e r k s .

O RDER CLERK
R e c e i v e s w r it t e n o r v e r b a l c u s t o m e r s ' p u r c h a s e o r d e r s f o r m a t e r i a l
o r m e r c h a n d i s e f r o m c u s t o m e r s o r s a le s p e o p le .
W o r k t y p ic a lly in v o lv e s
s o m e c o m b i n a t i o n o f th e f o llo w in g d u tie s ;
Q u otin g p r i c e s ; d e t e r m in in g
a v a ila b ilit y o f o r d e r e d it e m s and s u g g e s tin g s u b s titu te s w h en n e c e s s a r y ;
a d v is in g e x p e c t e d d e l i v e r y d a te and m e th o d o f d e li v e r y ; r e c o r d i n g o r d e r and
c u s t o m e r in f o r m a t io n o n o r d e r s h e e t s ; c h e c k in g o r d e r s h e e t s f o r a c c u r a c y
and a d e q u a c y o f in fo r m a t io n r e c o r d e d ; a s c e r t a in in g c r e d it r a tin g o f c u s t o m e r ;
f u r n is h in g c u s t o m e r w ith a c k n o w le d g e m e n t o f r e c e ip t o f o r d e r ; f o llo w in g up
to s e e th a t o r d e r is d e l i v e r e d b y the s p e c i f i e d d a te o r to le t c u s t o m e r k n ow
o f a d e la y in d e l i v e r y ; m a in ta in in g o r d e r f i l e ; c h e c k in g s h ip p in g in v o ic e
a g a in s t o r i g i n a l o r d e r .

C la s s B . U n d e r c l o s e s u p e r v is io n , fo llo w in g d e t a ile d in s t r u c tio n s
and s ta n d a r d iz e d p r o c e d u r e s , p e r f o r m s on e o r m o r e r o u tin e a cco u n tin g c l e r ­
i c a l o p e r a t io n s , s u ch as p o s t in g to l e d g e r s , c a r d s , o r w o r k s h e e t s w h e r e
id e n t ific a t io n o f it e m s and lo c a t io n s o f p o s t in g s a re c l e a r l y in d ica te d ;
c h e c k in g a c c u r a c y and c o m p le t e n e s s o f s t a n d a r d iz e d and r e p e tit iv e r e c o r d s
o r a c c o u n t in g d o c u m e n t s ; and c o d in g d o c u m e n t s u s in g a fe w p r e s c r ib e d
a c c o u n t in g c o d e s .
B O O K K E E P IN G -M A C H IN E O P E R A T O R
O p e r a t e s a b o o k k e e p in g m a c h in e (w ith o r w ith o u t a ty p e w r it e r k e y ­
b o a r d ) to k e e p a r e c o r d o f b u s in e s s t r a n s a c t io n s .

E x c lu d e w o r k e r s p a id o n a c o m m i s s i o n b a s is o r w h o s e d u tie s in ­
c lu d e any o f th e f o l l o w i n g ;
R e c e iv in g o r d e r s f o r s e r v i c e s r a t h e r than f o r
m a t e r i a l o r m e r c h a n d i s e ; p r o v id in g c u s t o m e r s w ith c o n s u lt a t iv e a d v ic e u s in g
k n o w le d g e g a in e d f r o m e n g in e e r in g o r e x t e n s iv e t e c h n ic a l t r a in in g ; e m p h a ­
s i z i n g s e llin g s k i l l s ; h a n d lin g m a t e r i a l o r m e r c h a n d is e as an in t e g r a l p a r t
o f th e j o b .




are c la s s ifie d

C la s s A . K e e p s a s e t o f r e c o r d s r e q u ir in g a k n o w le d g e o f and
e x p e r ie 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 t r u c t u r e
o f th e p a r t ic u la r a c c o u n t in g s y s t e m u s e d .
D e t e r m in e s p r o p e r r e c o r d s and
d is t r ib u t io n o f d e b it and c r e d i t it e m s to b e u s e d in e a c h p h a s e o f the w o r k .
M a y p r e p a r e c o n s o l id a t e d r e p o r t s , b a la n c e s h e e t s , and o th e r r e c o r d s b y h and.

35

B O O K K E E P IN G -M A C H IN E O P E R A T O R — C o n tin u e d

K E Y E N T R Y O P E R A T O R — C on tin u e d

C la s s B .
K e e p s a r e c o r d o f on e o r m o r e p h a s e s o r s e c t i o n s o f a
s e t o f r e c o r d s u s u a lly r e q u ir in g lit t le k n o w le d g e o f b a s i c b o o k k e e p in g .
P h a s e s o r s e c t i o n s in c lu d e a c c o u n t s p a y a b le , p a y r o l l , c u s t o m e r s ' a c c o u n t s
(n ot in c lu d in g a s im p le ty p e o f b illin g d e s c r i b e d u n d e r m a c h in e b i l l e r ) , c o s t
d is t r ib u t io n , e x p e n s e d is t r ib u t io n , in v e n t o r y c o n t r o l , e t c .
M ay ch eck or
a s s i s t in p r e p a r a t io n o f t r i a l b a la n c e s and p r e p a r e c o n t r o l s h e e t s f o r th e
a c c o u n t in g d e p a r tm e n t .

N O T E : E x c lu d e d a r e o p e r a t o r s a b o v e c l a s s A u sin g the k e y e n tr y
c o n t r o ls t o a c c e s s , r e a d , and e v a lu a te th e s u b s t a n c e o f s p e c i f i c r e c o r d s to
ta k e s u b s ta n tiv e a c t i o n s , o r to m a k e e n t r ie s r e q u ir in g a s i m i l a r l e v e l o f
k n o w le d g e .
C la s s B .
W o r k is r o u tin e a n d r e p e t it iv e . U n d e r c l o s e s u p e r v is io n
o r f o llo w in g s p e c i f i c p r o c e d u r e s o r d e t a ile d i n s t r u c t io n s , w o r k s f r o m
v a r io u s s ta n d a r d iz e d s o u r c e d o c u m e n t s w h ic h h a v e b e e n c o d e d an d r e q u ir e
lit t le o r n o s e le c t in g , c o d in g , o r in t e r p r e t in g o f da ta to b e e n t e r e d . R e f e r s
to s u p e r v i s o r p r o b le m s a r is in g f r o m e r r o n e o u s i t e m s , c o d e s , o r m i s s in g
in fo r m a t io n .

M A C H IN E B I L L E R
P r e p a r e s s t a t e m e n t s , b i l l s , and in v o i c e s on a m a c h in e o t h e r th an
an o r d in a r y o r e l e c t r o m a t i c t y p e w r it e r . M a y a l s o k e e p r e c o r d s a s t o b illin g s
o r sh ip p in g c h a r g e s o r p e r f o r m o th e r c l e r i c a l w o r k in c id e n t a l to b illin g
o p e r a t io n s .
F o r w a g e s tu d y 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 b y
ty p e o f m a c h in e , a s f o l l o w s :

Professional and Technical

B il l i n g - m a c h i n e b i l l e r . U s e s a s p e c i a l b illin g m a c h in e (c o m b in a t io n
ty p in g and a d d in g m a c h in e ) t o p r e p a r e b ills a nd in v o ic 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 , in t e r n a lly p r e p a r e d o r d e r s , s h ip p in g m e m o r a n d a , e t c .
U s u a lly in v o lv e s a p p lic a t io n o f p r e d e t e r m in e d d is c o u n t s a nd sh ip p in g c h a r g e s
and e n tr y o f n e c e s s a r y e x t e n s io n s , w h ic h m a y o r m a y n ot b e c o m p u te d on
the b illin g m a c h in e , a nd t o t a ls w h ic h a r e a u t o m a t ic a lly a c c u m u la t e d b y
m a c h in e .
T h e o p e r a t io n u s u a lly in v o lv e s a l a r g e n u m b e r o f c a r b o n c o p i e s
o f th e b i l l b e in g p r e p a r e d and is o fte n d o n e on a fa n fo ld m a c h in e .

C O M P U T E R S Y S T E M S A N A L Y S T , B U SIN E SS
A n a ly z e s b u s in e s s p r o b le m s to f o r m u la t e p r o c e d u r e s f o r s o lv in g
th e m b y u s e o f e l e c t r o n i c data p r o c e s s i n g e q u ip m e n t. D e v e lo p s a c o m p le t e
d e s c r i p t i o n o f a ll s p e c if ic a t io n s n e e d e d t o e n a b le p r o g r a m m e r s to p r e p a r e
r e q u ir e d d ig ita l c o m p u t e r p r o g r a m s . W o r k i n v o lv e s m o s t o f th e fo llo w in g :
A n a ly z e s s u b je c t - m a t t e r o p e r a t io n s to b e a u t o m a t e d a n d id e n t ifie s c o n d it io n s
a nd c r i t e r i a r e q u ir e d to a c h ie v e s a t i s f a c t o r y r e s u l t s ; s p e c i f i e s n u m b e r and
ty p e s o f r e c o r d s , f i l e s , and d o c u m e n t s to b e u s e d ; o u tlin e s a c t io n s to b e
p e r f o r m e d b y p e r s o n n e l and c o m p u t e r s in s u f f i c i e n t d e t a il f o r p r e s e n t a t io n
to m a n a g e m e n t and f o r p r o g r a m m in g ( t y p ic a lly th is in v o lv e s p r e p a r a t io n o f
w o r k a nd d a ta flo w c h a r t s ) ; c o o r d in a t e s th e d e v e lo p m e n t o f t e s t p r o b le m s and
p a r t ic ip a t e s in t r ia l ru n s o f n ew a n d r e v i s e d s y s t e m s ; and r e c o m m e n d s
e q u ip m e n t ch a n g e s to o b ta in m o r e e f f e c t i v e o v e r a l l o p e r a t io n s . (N O T E :
W o r k e r s p e r fo r m in g b o th s y s t e m s a n a ly s is an d p r o g r a m m in g s h o u ld b e c l a s ­
s i f i e d a s s y s t e m s a n a ly s t s if th is is th e s k ill u s e d to d e t e r m i n e t h e ir p a y .)

B o o k k e e p i n g - m a c h in e b i l l e r .
U s e s a b o o k k e e p in g m a c h in e (w ith o r
w ith o u t a t y p e w r it e r k e y b o a r d ) t o p r e p a r e c u s t o m e r s ' b ills a s p a r t o f th e
a c c o u n t s r e c e i v a b l e o p e r a t io n .
G e n e r a l ly in v o lv e s th e s im u lta n e o u s 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 ic a lly
a c c u m u la t e s f ig u r e s o n a n u m b e r o f v e r t i c a l c o lu m n s a nd c o m p u t e s and
u s u a lly p r in t s a u t o m a t ic a lly th e d e b it o r c r e d i t b a la n c e s . D o e s n ot in v o lv e a
k n o w le d g e o f b o o k k e e p in g . W o r k s f r o m u n if o r m a n d s ta n d a r d ty p e s o f s a le s
and c r e d i t s lip s .

D o e s n ot in c lu d e e m p lo 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 th e m a n a g e ­
m e n t o r s u p e r v is io n o f o th e r e l e c t r o n i c data p r o c e s s i n g e m p l o y e e s , o r s y s ­
t e m s a n a ly s t s p r i m a r i l y c o n c e r n e d w ith s c i e n t i f i c o r e n g in e e r in g p r o b le m s .

PAYROLL CLERK
P e r f o r m s th e c l e r i c a l ta s k s n e c e s s a r y to p r o c e s s p a y r o lls a n d to
m a in ta in p a y r o l l r e c o r d s . W o r k in v o lv e s m o s t o f th e fo llo w in g : P r o c e s s i n g
w o r k e r s ' t i m e o r p r o d u c t io n r e c o r d s ; a d ju s tin g w o r k e r s ' r e c o r d s f o r c h a n g e s
in w a g e r a t e s , s u p p le m e n t a r y b e n e f i t s , o r ta x d e d u c t io n s ; e d itin g p a y r o l l
lis t in g s a g a in s t s o u r c e r e c o r d s ; t r a c in g a nd 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 in g in p r e p a r a t io 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 n o n a u to m a te d p a y r o l l s y s t e m , c o m p u t e s w a g e s . W o r k m a y r e q u ir e a p r a c t i c a 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 la t io n s , c o m p a n y p a y r o l l p o l i c y , o r th e
co m p u te r s y s te m fo r p r o c e s s in g p a y r o lls .

F or

O p e r a t e s k e y b o a r d - c o n t r o l l e d da ta e n t r y d e v ic e s u c h as k e y p u n ch
m a c h in e o r k e y - o p e r a t e d m a g n e t ic ta p e o r d is k e n c o d e r to t r a n s c r i b e
data in to a f o r m s u it a b le f o r c o m p u t e r p r o c e s s i n g . W o r k r e q u ir e s s k i l l in
o p e r a t in g a n a lp h a n u m e r ic k e y b o a r d a nd an u n d e r s ta n d in g o f t r a n s c r ib in g
p r o c e d u r e s and r e le v a n t da ta e n tr y e q u ip m e n t.
are

c l a s s i f i e d in to

le v e ls

o n th e

b a s is

p u rposes,

sy ste m s

M a y p r o v id e fu n c tio n a l d i r e c t i o n
w h o a r e a s s ig n e d to a s s i s t .

o f th e f o llo w in g

a n a ly s t s

are

c la s s ifie d

as

t o l o w e r l e v e l s y s t e m s a n a ly s t s

C la s s B .
W o r k s in d e p e n d e n tly o r u n d e r o n ly g e n e r a l d i r e c t i o n on
p r o b le m s th at a r e r e la t iv e ly u n c o m p lic a t e d t o a n a ly z e , p la n , p r o g r a m , and
o p e r a t e . P r o b le m s a r e o f lim it e d c o m p l e x i t y b e c a u s e s o u r c e s o f in pu t data
a r e h o m o g e n e o u s a nd the output d a ta a r e c l o s e l y r e la t e d .
( F o r e x a m p le ,

C la s s A . W o r k s r e q u ir e s th e a p p lic a t io n o f e x p e r i e n c e an d ju d g m e n t
in s e le c t in g p r o c e d u r e s to b e f o l l o w e d and in s e a r c h in g f o r , in t e r p r e t in g ,
s e le c t in g , o r c o d in g it e m s to b e e n t e r e d f r o m a v a r i e t y o f s o u r c e d o c u m e n t s .
On o c c a s i o n m a y a l s o p e r f o r m r o u tin e w o r k a s d e s c r i b e d f o r c l a s s B.




stu d y

C la s s A .
W o r k s in d e p e n d e n tly o r u n d e r o n ly g e n e r a l d i r e c t i o n on
c o m p l e x p r o b le m s in v o lv in g a ll p h a s e s o f s y s t e m s a n a ly s is .
P r o b le m s a r e
c o m p le x b e c a u s e o f d iv e r s e s o u r c e s o f in p u t da ta a n d m u l t i p l e - u s e r e q u i r e ­
m e n ts o f ou tpu t da ta .
( F o r e x a m p le , d e v e lo p s an in t e g r a t e d p r o d u c t io n
s c h e d u lin g , in v e n t o r y c o n t r o l, c o s t a n a l y s i s , a n d s a le s a n a ly s is r e c o r d in
w h ic h e v e r y it e m o f e a c h ty p e is a u t o m a t ic a lly p r o c e s s e d th r o u g h th e fu ll
s y s t e m o f r e c o r d s and a p p r o p r ia t e f o llo w u p a c t i o n s a r e in itia t e d b y th e
c o m p u t e r .) C o n fe r s w ith p e r s o n s c o n c e r n e d t o d e t e r m i n e th e d a ta p r o c e s s i n g
p r o b le m s an d 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 o n th e im p lic a t io n s o f n ew
o r r e v i s e d s y s t e m s o f data p r o c e s s i n g o p e r a t io n s . M a k e s r e c o m m e n d a t i o n s ,
i f n e e d e d , 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 t a lla t io n s o r c h a n g e s a nd f o r
o b ta in in g eq u ip m en t.

KEY EN TRY O P E R A T O R

P o s it io n s
d e f in it io n s :

w age

fo llo w s :

36

C O M P U T E R S Y S T E M S A N A L Y S T , BU SIN ESS— C on tin u ed

C O M P U T E R P R O G R A M M E R , BUSINESS— C o n tin u e d

d e v e lo p s s y s t e m s f o r m a in ta in in g d e p o s it o r a cco u n ts in a b a n k , m a in ta in in g
a ccou n ts r e c e iv a b le
in a r e t a i l e s t a b lis h m e n t , o r m a in ta in in g in v e n t o r y
a c c o u n t s in a m a n u f a c t u r in g o r w h o le s a le e s t a b lis h m e n t .) C o n fe r s w ith p e r ­
s o n s c o n c e r n e d to d e t e r m i n e th e d a ta p r o c e s s i n g p r o b le m s and a d v is e s
s u b j e c t - m a t t e r p e r s o n n e l on th e im p lic a t io n s o f the da ta p r o c e s s i n g s y s t e m s
to b e a p p lie d .
OR
W o r k s o n a s e g m e n t o f a c o m p le x d a ta p r o c e s s i n g s c h e m e o r
s y s t e m , as d e s c r i b e d f o r c l a s s A . W o r k s in d e p e n d e n tly on r o u tin e a s s i g n ­
m e n t s and r e c e i v e s in s t r u c t io n and g u id a n ce on c o m p le x a s s ig n m e n t s . W o r k
is r e v ie w e d f o r a c c u r a c y o f ju d g m e n t, c o m p lia n c e w ith in s t r u c t io n s , and to
in s u r e p r o p e r a lig n m e n t w ith th e o v e r a l l s y s t e m .
C la s s C . W o r k s u n d e r im m e d ia t e s u p e r v is io n , c a r r y i n g ou t a n a ly ­
s e s as a s s i g n e d , u s u a lly o f a s in g le a c t iv it y . A s s ig n m e n t s a r e d e s ig n e d to
d e v e lo p and e x p a n d p r a c t i c a l e x p e r ie n c e in the a p p lic a tio n o f p r o c e d u r e s and
s k ills r e q u i r e d f o r s y s t e m s a n a ly s is w o r k . F o r e x a m p le , m a y a s s i s t a h ig h e r
l e v e l s y s t e m s a n a ly s t b y p r e p a r in g th e d e t a ile d s p e c i f i c a t i o n s r e q u ir e d b y
p rogram m ers
fr o m
in f o r m a t io n d e v e lo p e d b y the h ig h e r l e v e l a n a ly s t .
C O M P U T E R P R O G R A M M E R , BU SIN E SS
C o n v e r t s s t a t e m e n t s o f b u s in e s s p r o b l e m s , t y p ic a lly p r e p a r e d b y a
s y s t e m s a n a ly s t , in to a s e q u e n c e o f d e t a ile d in s t r u c t io n s w h ic h a re r e q u ir e d
to s o l v e th e p r o b l e m s b y a u t o m a t ic d a ta p r o c e s s i n g e q u ip m e n t. W o r k in g f r o m
c h a r t s o r d i a g r a m s , th e p r o g r a m m e r d e v e lo p s the p r e c i s e in s t r u c t io n s w h ic h ,
w h e n e n t e r e d in to the c o m p u t e r s y s t e m in c o d e d la n g u a g e , c a u s e the m a n ip u ­
la t io n o f d a ta to a c h ie v e d e s i r e d r e s u l t s .
W o r k in v o lv e s m o s t o f the
f o l l o w i n g : A p p lie s k n o w le d g e o f c o m p u t e r c a p a b ilit ie s , m a t h e m a t ic s , l o g i c
e m p lo y e d b y c o m p u t e r s , and p a r t ic u la r s u b je c t m a t t e r in v o lv e d to a n a ly z e
c h a r t s and d ia 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 lo p s s e q u e n c e o f
p r o g r a m s t e p s ; w r i t e s d e t a ile d flo w c h a r t s to s h ow o r d e r in w h ich d a ta w ill
b e p r o c e s s e d ; c o n v e r t s t h e s e c h a r t s to c o d e d in s t r u c t io n s f o r m a c h in e to
f o l l o w ; t e s t s and c o r r e c t s p r o g r a m s ; p r e p a r e s in s t r u c t io n s f o r o p e r a t in g
p e r s o n n e l d u r in g p r o d u c t io n ru n ; a n a ly z e s , r e v ie w s , and a lt e r s p r o g r a m s to
i n c r e a s e o p e r a t in g e f f i c i e n c y o r a dap t to new r e q u ir e m e n t s ; m a in ta in s r e ­
c o r d s o f p r o g r a m d e v e lo 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 in g
b o th s y s t e m s a n a ly s is and p r o g r a m m in g s h o u ld be c l a s s i f i e d as s y s t e m s
a n a ly s t s i f th is is the s k i l l u s e d to d e t e r m in e t h e ir p a y .)
D o e s n o t in c lu d e e m p lo y e e s p r i m a r i l y r e s p o n s ib le f o r the m a n a g e ­
m e n t o r s u p e r v i s i o n o f o t h e r e l e c t r o n i c d a ta p r o c e s s i n g e m p lo y e e s , o r p r o ­
g r a m m e r s p r i m a r i l y c o n c e r n e d w ith s c i e n t i f i c a n d /o r e n g in e e r in g p r o b l e m s .
F o r w age

s tu d y p u r p o s e s , p r o g r a m m e r s

a re c l a s s i f i e d

as f o l l o w s :

C la s s A .
W o r k s in d e p e n d e n tly o r u n d e r o n ly g e n e r a l d ir e c t io n on
c o m p l e x p r o b l e m s w h ic h r e q u i r e c o m p e t e n c e in a ll p h a s e s o f p r o g r a m m in g
c o n c e p t s and p r a c t i c e s .
W o r k in g f r o m d ia g r a m s and c h a r t s w h ic h id e n tify
th e n a tu r e o f d e s i r e d r e s u l t s , m a j o r p r o c e s s i n g s te p s to b e a c c o m p lis h e d ,
and th e r e la t io n s h ip s b e t w e e n v a r io u s s te p s o f th e p r o b le m s o lv in g r o u tin e ;
p la n s the fu ll r a n g e o f p r o g r a m m in g a c tio n s n e e d e d to e f f ic i e n t ly u t iliz e the
c o m p u t e r s y s t e m in a c h ie v in g d e s i r e d end p r o d u c t s .




A t th is l e v e l , p r o g r a m m in g is d if f ic u l t b e c a u s e c o m p u te r eq u ip m e n t
m u s t b e o r g a n iz e d to p r o d u c e s e v e r a l in t e r r e la t e d but d iv e r s e p r o d u c ts f r o m
n u m e r o u s and d i v e r s e data e le m e n t s . A w id e v a r ie t y a nd e x t e n s iv e n u m b er
o f in te r n a l p r o c e s s i n g a c t io n s m u s t o c c u r .
T h is r e q u ir e s su ch 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 io n s w h ic h ca n b e r e u s e d , e s ta b lis h m e n t o f
lin k a g e p o in ts b e tw e e n o p e r a t io n s , a d ju s tm e n ts to data w h en p r o g r a m r e ­
q u ir e m e n t s e x c e e d c o m p u t e r s t o r a g e c a p a c it y , and s u b s ta n tia l m a n ip u la tio n
a n d r e s e q u e n c in g o f data e le m e n t s to f o r m a h ig h ly in te g r a t e d p r o g r a m .
M a y p r o v id e fu n c tio n a l d i r e c t i o n to lo w e r l e v e l p r o g r a m m e r s w ho
a r e a s s i g n e d to a s s i s t .
C la s s B .
W o r k s in d e p e n d e n tly o r u n d e r o n ly g e n e r a l d ir e c t io n on
r e la t iv e ly s im p le p r o g r a m s , o r o n s im p le s e g m e n t s o f c o m p le x p r o g r a m s .
P r o g r a m s ( o r s e g m e n t s ) u s u a lly p r o c e s s in fo r m a t io n to p r o d u c e data in tw o
o r t h 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 lis t in g s a r e p r o d u c e d b y
r e f in in g , a d a p tin g , a r r a y in g , o r m a k in g m in o r a d d itio n s to o r d e le t io n s f r o m
in pu t data w h ic h a r e r e a d il y a v a ila b le .
W h ile n u m e r o u s r e c o r d s m a y be
p r o c e s s e d , th e data h a v e b e e n r e f in e d in p r i o r a c t io n s s o that th e a c c u r a c y
a nd s e q u e n c in g o f data ca n b e t e s t e d b y u s in g a fe w ro u tin e c h e c k s .
T y p i c a l l y , th e p r o g r a m d e a l s
w ith r o u tin e r e c o r d k e e p in g o p e r a t io n s .
OR
W o r k s on c o m p le x p r o g r a m s (a s d e s c r i b e d f o r c l a s s A ) u n d e r c l o s e
d 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 b y in d e p e n d e n tly p e r f o r m in g l e s s d if f ic u lt ta s k s a s s ig n e d ,
a nd p e r f o r m in g m o r e d if f ic u l t ta s k s u n d e r f a i r l y c l o s e d ir e c t io n .
M a y g u id e o r in s t r u c t lo w e r l e v e l p r o g r a m m e r s .
C la s s C .
M a k e s p r a c t i c a l a p p lic a tio n s o f p r o g r a m m in g p r a c t ic e s
a n d c o n c e p t s u s u a lly le a r n e d in f o r m a l tr a in in g c o u r s e s . A s s ig n m e n ts a r e
d e s ig n e d to d e v e lo p c o m p e t e n c e in th e a p p lic a t io n o f s ta n d a rd p r o c e d u r e s to
r o u tin e p r o b le m s .
R e c e i v e s c l o s e s u p e r v is io n o n n ew 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 ie w e d t o v e r i f y its a c c u r a c y an d c o n fo r m a n c e w ith
r e q u ir e d p r o c e d u r e s .
COM PUTER OPERATOR
In a c c o r d a n c e w ith o p e r a t in g i n s t r u c t io n s , m o n it o r s and o p e r a t e s
th e c o n t r o l c o n s o l e o f a d ig it a l c o m p u t e r to p r o c e s s da ta . E x e c u te s runs by
e it h e r s e r i a l p r o c e s s i n g ( p r o c e s s e s on e p r o g r a m at a tim e ) o r m u lt i­
p r o c e s s i n g ( p r o c e s s e s tw o o r m o r e p r o g r a m s s im u lt a n e o u s ly ). T h e fo llo w in g
d u tie s c h a r a c t e r i z e th e w o r k o f a c o m p u t e r o p e r a t o r :
- S tu d ie s
needed.

o p e r a t in g

- L o a d s e q u ip m e n t
p a p e r , e t c .).

in s t r u c t io n s
with

to

r e q u ir e d

d e t e r m in e
it e m s

e q u ip m e n t

(t a p e s ,

ca rd s,

setu p
d is k s ,

- S w it c h e s n e c e s s a r y a u x illia r y e q u ip m e n t in to s y s t e m .
- S ta r ts and o p e r a t e s c o m p u t e r .
- R e s p o n d s to o p e r a t in g and c o m p u t e r ou tpu t in s t r u c t io n s .
- R e v ie w s e r r o r m e s s a g e s
o r r e f e r s p r o b le m s .

and m a k e s c o r r e c t i o n s d u rin g o p e r a t io n

- M a in ta in s o p e r a t in g r e c o r d .

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

P E R IP H E R A L E Q U IP M E N T O P E R A T O R — C o n tin u e d

M a y t e s t - r u n n ew o r m o d if ie d p r o g r a m s . M a y a s s i s t in m o d ify in g
s y s t e m s o r p r o g r a m s . T h e s c o p e o f th is d e fin it io n in c lu d e s t r a i n e e s w o r k in g
to b e c o m e f u lly q u a lif ie d c o m p u t e r o p e r a t o r s , f u lly q u a lif ie d c o m p u t e r
o p e r a t o r s , and le a d o p e r a t o r s p r o v id in g t e c h n ic a l a s s i s t a n c e to lo w e r le v e l
o p e r a t o r s . It e x c lu d e s w o r k e r s w h o m o n it o r and o p e r a t e r e m o t e t e r m in a ls .
C la s s A . In a d d itio n to w o r k a s s ig n m e n t s d e s c r i b e d f o r a c l a s s B
o p e r a t o r ( s e e b e lo w ) th e w o r k o f a c l a s s A o p e r a t o r in v o lv e s a t le a s t on e
o f the f o llo w in g :
-

D e v ia t e s f r o m s ta n d a r d p r o c e d u r e s to a v o id th e l o s s o f i n f o r ­
m a t io n o r t o c o n s e r v e c o m p u t e r tim e e v e n th ou g h th e p r o c e d u r e s
a p p lie d m a t e r i a l l y a lt e r th e c o m p u t e r u n it 's p r o d u c t io n p la n s .

-

T e s t s n e w p r o g r a m s , a p p lic a t io n s , and p r o c e d u r e s .

-

A d v is e s p r o g r a m m e r s
t e c h n iq u e s .

-

A s s i s t s in (1 ) m a in ta in in g , m o d if y in g , and d e v e lo p in g o p e r a t in g
s y s t e m s o r p r o g r a m s ; (2) d e v e lo p in g o p e r a t in g in s t r u c t io n s and
t e c h n iq u e s to c o v e r p r o b l e m s it u a t io n s ; a n d /o p (3) s w itc h in g to
e m e r g e n c y b a c k u p p r o c e d u r e s ( s u c h a s s i s t a n c e r e q u i r e s a w o r k in g
k n o w le d g e o f p r o g r a m la n g u a g e , c o m p u t e r f e a t u r e s , and s o ft w a r e
s y s t e m s ).

An

op era tor

at

th is l e v e l

and

s u b je c t-m a tte r

t y p ic a lly g u id e s

e x p e rts

on

setup

lo w e r le v e l o p e r a to r s .

C la s s B . In a d d itio n to e s t a b lis h e d p r o d u c t io n r u n s , w o r k a s s i g n ­
m e n ts in c lu d e ru n s in v o lv in g n ew p r o g r a m s , a p p lic a t io n s , and p r o c e d u r e s
( i . e . , s itu a tio n s w h ic h r e q u ir e th e o p e r a t o r t o a d a p t to a v a r ie t y o f p r o b l e m s ) .
A t th is l e v e l , th e o p e r a t o r h as th e t r a in in g and e x p e r ie n c e to w o r k f a i r l y
in d e p e n d e n tly in c a r r y i n g out m o s t a s s ig n m e n t s . A s s ig n m e n t s m a y r e q u ir e
th e o p e r a t o r to s e l e c t f r o m a v a r ie t y o f s ta n d a rd s e tu p and o p e r a t in g
procedu res.
In r e s p o n d in g to c o m p u t e r ou tpu t in s t r u c t io n s o r e r r o r c o n ­
d it io n s , a p p lie s s ta n d a r d o p e r a t in g o r c o r r e c t i v e p r o c e d u r e s , but m a y
d e v ia te f r o m s ta n d a r d p r o c e d u r e s w h en s ta n d a r d p r o c e d u r e s f a i l i f d e v ia tio n
d o e s not m a t e r i a l l y a lt e r th e c o m p u t e r u n it 's p r o d u c t io n p la n s .
R e f e r s th e
p r o b le m o r a b o r t s th e p r o g r a m w h en p r o c e d u r e s a p p lie d d o 'n o t p r o v id e a
s o lu t io n . M a y g u id e l o w e r l e v e l o p e r a t o r s .
C la s s C .
W o r k a s s ig n m e n t s a r e lim it e d to e s t a b lis h e d p r o d u c t io n
ru n s ( i . e . , p r o g r a m s w h ic h p r e s e n t fe w o p e r a t in g p r o b l e m s ) . A s s ig n m e n t s
m a y c o n s i s t p r i m a r i l y o f o n - t h e - j o b t r a in in g ( s o m e t im e s a r g u m e n te d b y
c l a s s r o o m in s t r u c t io n ). W h en le a r n in g t o ru n p r o g r a m s , th e s u p e r v i s o r o r a
h ig h e r l e v e l o p e r a t o r p r o v id e s d e t a ile d w r it t e n o r o r a l g u id a n c e to the
o p e r a t o r b e f o r e an d d u r in g th e ru n. A f t e r th e o p e r a t o r h a s g a in e d e x p e r ie n c e
w ith a p r o g r a m , h o w e v e r , th e o p e r a t o r w o r k s f a i r l y in d e p e n d e n tly in
a p p ly in g s ta n d a r d o p e r a t in g o r c o r r e c t i v e p r o c e d u r e s in r e s p o n d in g to
c o m p u t e r ou tpu t in s t r u c t io n s o r e r r o r c o n d it io n s , but r e f e r s p r o b le m s t o a
h ig h e r l e v e l o p e r a t o r o r th e s u p e r v i s o r w h en s ta n d a r d p r o c e d u r e s f a il.
P E R I P H E R A L E Q U IP M E N T O P E R A T O R
O p e r a t e s p e r ip h e r a l e q u ip m e n t w h ic h d i r e c t l y s u p p o r t s d ig ita l
c o m p u t e r o p e r a t io n s . S u ch e q u ip m e n t is u n iq u e ly and s p e c i f i c a l l y d e s ig n e d
f o r c o m p u t e r a p p lic a t io n s , but n e e d n ot b e p h y s ic a lly o r e l e c t r o n i c a l l y
c o n n e c t e d to a c o m p u t e r .
P r i n t e r s , p l o t t e r s , c a r d r e a d / p u n c h e s , ta p e
r e a d e r s , ta p e u n its o r d r i v e s , d is k u n its o r d r i v e s , and da ta d is p la y u n its
a r e e x a m p le s o f s u c h e q u ip m e n t.




T h e fo llo w in g d u tie s c h a r a c t e r i z e th e w o r k o f a p e r ip h e r a l e q u ip m e n t
o p era tor:
- L o a d in g p r in t e r s and p lo t t e r s w ith c o r r e c t p a p e r ; a d ju s tin g
c o n t r o ls f o r f o r m s , t h ic k n e s s , t e n s io n , p r in t in g d e n s it y , an d
lo c a t io n ; and u n loa d in g h a r d c o p y .
- L a b e llin g ta p e r e e l s , d is k s , o r c a r d d e c k s .
- C h e ck in g la b e ls and m o u n tin g and d is m o u n tin g
r e e l s o r d is k s on s p e c if ie d u n its o r d r i v e s .

d e s ig n a t e d ta p e

- S ettin g c o n t r o ls w h ich r e g u la t e o p e r a t io n o f th e e q u ip m e n t.
- O b s e r v in g p a n e l lig h ts f o r
ta k in g a p p r o p r ia t e a c tio n .

w a r n in g s

and

error

in d ic a t io n s and

- E x a m in in g t a p e s , c a r d s , o r o th e r m a t e r i a l f o r c r e a s e s ,
o r o th e r d e f e c t s w h ich c o u ld c a u s e p r o c e s s i n g p r o b l e m s .

te a rs,

T h is c l a s s i f i c a t i o n e x c lu d e s w o r k e r s (1 ) w h o m o n it o r and o p e r a t e a
c o n t r o l c o n s o l e ( s e e c o m p u t e r o p e r a t o r ) o r a r e m o t e t e r m in a l, o r (2 ) w h o s e
d u tie s a r e lim it e d to o p e r a t in g d e c o l l a t e r s , b u r s t e r s , s e p a r a t o r s , o r s i m i l a r
e q u ip m e n t.
C O M P U T E R D A T A L IB R A R IA N
M a in ta in s l i b r a r y o f m e d ia (t a p e s , d is k s , c a r d s , c a s s e t t e s ) u s e d
f o r a u t o m a t ic data p r o c e s s in g a p p lic a t io n s . T h e f o llo w in g o r s i m i l a r d u tie s
c h a r a c t e r i z e the w o r k o f a c o m p u t e r da ta li b r a r i a n : C la s s i f y i n g , c a t a lo g in g ,
and s t o r in g m e d ia in a c c o r d a n c e w ith a s t a n d a r d iz e d s y s t e m ; u p o n p r o p e r
r e q u e s t s , r e le a s in g m e d ia f o r p r o c e s s i n g ; m a in ta in in g r e c o r d s o f r e l e a s e s
and r e t u r n s ; in s p e c tin g r e t u r n e d m e d ia f o r d a m a g e o r e x c e s s i v e w e a r to
d e t e r m in e w h e th e r o r n ot th e y n e e d r e p la c in g . M a y p e r f o r m m in o r r e p a ir s
to d a m a g e d ta p e s .

DRAFTER
C la s s A .
P la n s th e g r a p h ic p r e s e n t a t io n o f c o m p l e x it e m s h a v in g
d is t in c t iv e d e s ig n f e a t u r e s th at d if f e r s ig n ific a n t l y f r o m e s t a b lis h e d d r a ftin g
p reced en ts.
W o rk s in c l o s e s u p p o r t w ith th e d e s ig n o r i g i n a t o r , an d m a y
r e c o m m e n d m in o r d e s ig n c h a n g e s . A n a ly z e s th e e f f e c t o f e a c h ch a n g e o n th e
d e t a ils o f f o r m , fu n c tio n , and p o s it io n a l r e la t io n s h ip s o f c o m p o n e n t s a nd
p a r t s . W o r k s w ith a m in im u m o f s u p e r v i s o r y a s s i s t a n c e .
C o m p le t e d w o r k
is r e v ie w e d by d e s ig n o r ig i n a t o r f o r c o n s i s t e n c y w ith p r i o r e n g in e e r in g
d e t e r m in a t io n s . M a y e it h e r p r e p a r e d r a w in g s o r d i r e c t t h e ir p r e p a r a t io n b y
lo w e r l e v e l d r a f t e r s .
C la s s B.
P e r f o r m s n o n ro u tin e a n d c o m p l e x d r a ftin g a s s ig n m e n t s
th at r e q u ir e the a p p lic a t io n o f m o s t o f th e s t a n d a r d iz e d d r a w in g te c h n iq u e s
r e g u la r ly u s e d .
D u ties t y p ic a lly in v o lv e s u c h w o r k a s :
P r e p a r e s w o r k in g
d r a w in g s o f s u b a s s e m b lie s w ith i r r e g u l a r s h a p e s , m u lt ip le f u n c t io n s , a nd
p r e c i s e p o s it io n a l r e la t io n s h ip s b e tw e e n c o m p o n e n t s ; 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 in g s f o r c o n s t r u c t io n o f a b u ild in g in c lu d in g d e t a il d r a w in g s o f f o u n ­
d a t io n s , w a ll s e c t i o n s , f l o o r p la n s , a nd r o o f .
U s e s a c c e p t e d f o r m u la s
a nd m a n u a ls in m a k in g n e c e s s a r y c o m p u t a t io n s t o d e t e r m in e q u a n tit ie s o f
m a t e r ia ls to be u s e d , lo a d c a p a c i t i e s , s t r e n g t h s , s t r e s s e s , e t c .
R e c e iv e s
in it ia l in s t r u c t io n s , r e q u ir e m e n t s , an d 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 t e d
w o r k is c h e c k e d f o r t e c h n ic a l a d e q u a c y .

D R A F T E R — C o n tin u e d

E L E C T R O N IC S T E C H N IC IA N — C o n tin u ed

C la s s C .
P r e p a r e s d e t a il d r a w in g s o f s in g le u n its o r p a r t s f o r
e n g in e e r in g , c o n s t r u c t io n , m a n u fa c tu r in g , o r r e p a ir p u r p o s e s .
T ypes of
d r a w in 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 je c t io n s (d e p ic 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 ie w s to c l a r i f y p o s it io n in g o f c o m p o n e n t s
and c o n v e y n e e d e d in fo r m a t io n .
C o n s o lid a t e s d e t a ils f r o m a n u m b e r o f
s o u r c e s and a d ju s ts o r t r a n s p o s e s s c a le as r e q u ir e d . S u g g e s te d m e t h o d s o f
a p p r o a c h , a p p lic a b le p r e c e d e n t s , and a d v ic e on s o u r c e m a t e r ia ls a r e g iv e n
w ith in itia l a s s i g n m e n t s . In s t r u c t io n s a re l e s s c o m p le t e w h en a s s ig n m e n t s
recu r.
W o r k m a y b e s p o t - c h e c k e d d u rin g p r o g r e s s .

W o r k m a y b e r e v ie w e d b y s u p e r v is o r ( fr e q u e n t ly an e n g in e e r o r
d e s ig n e r ) f o r g e n e r a l c o m p lia n c e w ith a c c e p t e d p r a c t i c e s .
M a y p r o v id e
t e c h n ic a l g u id a n ce to lo w e r le v e l t e c h n ic ia n s .

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

C la s s B . A p p lie s c o m p r e h e n s iv e t e c h n ic a l k n o w le d g e to s o lv e c o m ­
p le x p r o b le m s ( i . e . , t h o s e that t y p ic a lly ca n b e s o lv e d s o le ly b y p r o p e r ly
in t e r p r e t in g m a n u f a c t u r e r s ' m a n u a ls o r s i m i l a r d o c u m e n t s ) in w o rk in g on
e l e c t r o n i c e q u ip m e n t. W o r k in v o lv e s ; A f a m ilia r it y w ith the in t e r r e la t io n ­
s h ip s o f c i r c u i t s ; and ju d g m e n t in d e t e r m in in g w o r k s e q u e n c e and in s e le c t in g
t o o ls and te s t in g in s t r u m e n t s , u s u a lly l e s s c o m p le x than th o s e u s e d b y the
c l a s s A t e c h n ic ia n .

C o p ie s
c lo t h o r p a p e r
in c lu d e t r a c in g
la r g e s c a le not

R e c e i v e s t e c h n ic a l g u id a n c e , as r e q u ir e d , f r o m s u p e r v is o r o r h ig h e r
le v e l t e c h n ic ia n , and w o r k is r e v ie w e d f o r s p e c i f i c c o m p lia n c e w ith a c c e p te d
p r a c t i c e s and w o r k a s s ig n m e n t s .
M a y p r o v id e t e c h n ic a l g u id a n ce to lo w e r
l e v e l t e c h n ic ia n s .

p la n s and d r a w in g s p r e p a r e d b y o th e r s b y p la c in g tr a c in g
o v e r d r a w in g s and t r a c in g w ith pen o r p e n c il.
(D o e s n ot
l im it e d to p la n s p r i m a r i l y c o n s is t in g o f s tr a ig h t lin e s and a
r e q u ir in g c l o s e d e lin e a tio n .)
A N D /O R

P r e p a r e s s im p le o r r e p e t it iv e d r a w in g s o f e a s ily v is u a l iz e d
W o r k is c l o s e l y s u p e r v i s e d d u r in g p r o g r e s s .

it e m s .

E L E C T R O N I C S T E C H N IC IA N
W o r k s o n v a r io u s ty p e s o f e l e c t r o n i c e q u ip m e n t and r e la t e d d e v ic e s
b y p e r f o r m i n g o n e o r a c o m b in a t io n o f the fo llo w in g : I n s t a llin g , m a in ta in in g ,
r e p a i r i n g , o v e r h a u lin g , t r o u b le s h o o t in g , m o d ify in g , c o n s t r u c t in g , and te s t in g .
W o r k r e q u i r e s p r a c t i c a l a p p lic a tio n o f t e c h n ic a l k n o w le d g e o f e l e c t r o n i c s
p r i n c i p l e s , a b ilit y to d e t e r m i n e m a lfu n c t io n s , and s k ill to put e q u ip m e n t in
r e q u ir e d o p e r a t in g c o n d it io n .
T h e e q u ip m e n t— c o n s i s t in g o f e it h e r m a n y d if f e r e n t k in d s o f c ir c u it s
o r m u lt ip le r e p e t it io n o f th e s a m e kind o f c i r c u i t — in c lu d e s , but is n ot lim it e d
t o , the f o llo w in g : (a) E l e c t r o n i c tr a n s m it tin g and r e c e iv in g e q u ip m e n t ( e . g . ,
r a d a r , r a d io , t e l e v i s i o n , t e le p h o n e , s o n a r , n a v ig a tio n a l a id s ), (b) d ig it a l and
a n a lo g c o m p u t e r s , and ( c ) in d u s t r ia l and m e d ic a l m e a s u r in g and c o n t r o llin g
e q u ip m e n 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 su ch s ta n d a rd e l e c t r o n i c
e q u ip m e n t as c o m m o n o f f i c e m a c h in e s and h o u s e h o ld r a d io and t e l e v is io n
s e t s ; p r o d u c t io 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 d u ty is
s e r v i c i n g e l e c t r o n i c t e s t in s t r u m e n t s ; te c h n ic ia n s w ho h a v e a d m in is t r a t iv 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 ig n e r s , and p r o f e s s i o n a l
e n g in e e r s .
P o s it io n s
d e f in it io n s .

a re c la s s ifie d

in to

le v e l s on

the b a s is

of

th e

fo llo w in g

C la s s A . A p p lie s a d v a n c e d t e c h n ic a l k n o w le d g e to s o lv e u n u su a lly
c o m p l e x p r o b le m s ( i . e . , t h o s e th a t t y p ic a lly ca n n ot be s o lv e d s o l e l y b y r e f e r ­
e n c e to m a n u f a c t u r e r s ' m a n u a ls o r s i m i l a r d o c u m e n t s ) in w o r k in g on e l e c ­
t r o n i c e q u ip m e n t. E x a m p le s o f su ch p r o b le m s in clu d e lo c a t io n and d e n s it y o f
c i r c u i t r y , e l e c t r o m a g n e t i c r a d ia t io n , is o la tin g m a lfu n c t io n s , and fr e q u e n t
e n g in e e r in g c h a n g e s . W o r k in v o lv e s : A d e t a ile d u n d e r s ta n d in g o f the in t e r ­
r e la t io n s h ip s o f c i r c u i t s ; e x e r c i s i n g in d e p e n d e n t ju d g m e n t in p e r f o r m in g su ch
ta s k s as m a k in g c i r c u i t a n a ly s e s , c a lc u la t in g w a v e f o r m s , t r a c in g r e la t io n ­
s h ip s in s ig n a l flo w ; and r e g u l a r l y u s in g c o m p le x te s t in s t r u m e n ts ( e . g . , du a l
t r a c e o s c i l l o s c o p e s , Q - m e t e r s , d e v ia tio n m e t e r s , p u ls e g e n e r a t o r s ) .




C la s s C . A p p lie s w o r k in g t e c h n ic a l k n o w le d g e to p e r f o r m s im p le o r
r o u tin e ta s k s in w o r k in g on e l e c t r o n i c e q u ip m e n t, fo llo w in g d e ta ile d in s t r u c ­
tio n s w h ic h c o v e r v ir t u a lly a ll p r o c e d u r e s .
W o r k t y p ic a lly in v o lv e s su ch
ta s k s a s: A s s is t in g h ig h e r l e v e l t e c h n ic ia n s b y p e r fo r m in g su ch a c t iv it ie s as
r e p la c in g c o m p o n e n t s , w ir in g c i r c u i t s , and ta k in g t e s t r e a d in g s ; r e p a ir in g
s im p le e l e c t r o n i c e q u ip m e n t; and u sin g t o o l s and c o m m o n te s t in stru m e n ts
( e . g . , m u lt im e t e r s , a u d io s ig n a l g e n e r a t o r s , tu be t e s t e r s , o s c i l l o s c o p e s ) .
Is n ot r e q u ir e d to b e f a m ilia r w ith the in t e r r e la t io n s h ip 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 b e a c q u ir e d th ro u g h a s s ig n m e n t s d e s ig n e d to
i n c r e a s e c o m p e t e n c e (in c lu d in g c l a s s r o o m tr a in in g ) s o that w o r k e r ca n
a d v a n ce to h ig h e r l e v e l t e c h n ic ia n .
R e c e i v e s t e c h n ic a l g u id a n c e , as r e q u ir e d , f r o m s u p e r v is o r o r h ig h e r
l e v e l t e c h n ic ia n . W o r k is t y p ic a lly s p o t c h e c k e d , but is g iv e n d e t a ile d r e v ie w
w h en new o r a d v a n ce d a s s ig n m e n t s a re in v o lv e d .
R E G IS T E R E D IN D U S T R IA L N U RSE
A r e g i s t e r e d n u r s e w h o g iv e s n u r s in g s e r v i c e u n d e r g e n e r a l m e d ic a l
d i r e c t i o n to i l l o r in ju r e d e m p lo y e e s o r o t h e r p e r s o n s w h o b e c o m e i l l o r
s u f f e r an a c c id e n t on the p r e m i s e s o f a f a c t o r y o r o t h e r e s ta b lis h m e n t.
D u tie s in v o lv e a c o m b in a t io n o f the f o llo w in g : G iv in g f i r s t aid to the ill o r
in ju r e d ; a tten d in g to s u b s e q u e n t d r e s s in g o f e m p l o y e e s ' in ju r ie s ; k e e p in g
r e c o r d s o f p a tie n ts tr e a t e d ; p r e p a r in g a c c id e n t r e p o r t s f o r c o m p e n s a t io n o r
o th e r p u r p o s e s ; a s s is t in g in p h y s ic a l e x a m in a tio n s and h ea lth e v a lu a tio n s o f
a p p lic a n ts and e m p lo y e e s ; and p la n n in g and c a r r y i n g o u t p r o g r a m s in v o lv in g
h ea lth e d u c a tio n , a c c id e n t p r e v e n t io n , e v a lu a tio n o f p la n t e n v ir o n m e n t, o r
o t h e r a c t i v it ie s a ffe c t in g the h e a lth , w e l f a r e , and s a fe t y o f a ll p e r s o n n e l.
N u r s in g s u p e r v i s o r s o r h e a d n u r s e s in e s t a b lis h m e n t s e m p lo y in g m o r e than
o n e n u r s e a r e e x c lu d e d .

Maintenance, Toolroom, and Powerplant
M A IN T E N A N C E C A R P E N T E R
P e r f o r m s th e c a r p e n t r y d u tie s n e c e s s a r y to c o n s t r u c t and m a in ta in
in g o o d r e p a ir b u ild in g w o o d w o r k and e q u ip m e n t s u ch as b in s , c r ib s , c o u n t e r s ,
b e n c h e s , p a r t it i o n s , d o o r s , f l o o r s , s t a i r s , c a s in g s , and t r im m a d e o f w o o d
in an e s t a b lis h m e n t .
W o r k in v o lv e s m o s t o f the f o llo w in g : P la n n in g and

39

M A IN T E N A N C E C A R P E N T E R — C o n tin u ed

M A IN T E N A N C E M E C H A N IC (M a c h in e r y )— C o n tin u e d

la y in g o u t o f w o r k f r o m b lu e p r in t s , d r a w in g s , m o d e l s , o r v e r b a l in s t r u c t io n s ;
u sin g a v a r ie t y o f c a r p e n t e r 's h a n d t o o ls , p o r t a b le p o w e r t o o l s , and sta n d a rd
m e a s u r in g in s t r u m e n ts ; m a k in g s ta n d a rd s h o p c o m p u ta tio n s r e la t in g to d i­
m e n s io n s o f w o r k ; and s e le c t in g m a t e r ia ls n e c e s s a r y f o r the w o r k .
In
g e n e r a l, the w o r k o f the m a in te n a n c e c a r p e n t e r r e q u ir e s ro u n d e d tr a in in g
and e x p e r ie n c e u s u a lly a c q u ir e d th rou gh a f o r m a l
a p p r e n t ic e s h ip o r
e q u iv a le n t tr a in in g and e x p e r i e n c e .

o b ta in e d f r o m s t o c k ; o r d e r in g the p r o d u c t io n o f a r e p la c e m e n t p a r t b y a
m a c h in e s h o p o r s e n d in g the m a c h in e to a m a c h in e s h o p f o r m a j o r r e p a i r s ;
p r e p a r in g w r it te n s p e c if ic a t io n s f o r m a j o r r e p a i r s o r f o r th e p r o d u c t io n o f
p a r t s o r d e r e d f r o m m a c h in e s h o p s ; r e a s s e m b l i n g m a c h in e s ; and m a k in g all
n e c e s s a r y a d ju s tm e n ts f o r o p e r a t io n . In g e n e r a l, th e w o r k o f a m a c h in e r y
m a in te n a n c e m e c h a n ic r e q u ir e s ro u n d e d tr a in in g and e x p e r i e n c e u s u a lly
a c q u ir e d th rou g h a f o r m a l a p p r e n t ic e s h ip 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 . E x c lu d e d f r o m th is c l a s s i f i c a t i o n a r e w o r k e r s w h o s e p r i m a r y d u tie s
in v o lv e s e ttin g up o r a d ju s tin g m a c h in e s .

M A IN T E N A N C E E L E C T R IC IA N
P e r f o r m s a v a r ie t y o f e l e c t r i c a l t r a d e fu n c tio n s su ch as the in s t a l­
la tio n , m a in te n a n c e , o r r e p a ir o f e q u ip m e n t f o r the g e n e r a t io n , d is t r ib u t io n ,
o r u t iliz a t io n o f e l e c t r i c e n e r g y in an e s t a b lis h m e n t .
W o r k in v o lv e s m o s t
o f the f o llo w in g ; In s ta llin g o r r e p a ir in g any o f a v a r ie t y o f e l e c t r i c a l e q u ip m e n t su ch 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 it c h b o a r d s , c o n t r o l l e r s , c i r c u i t
b r e a k e r s , m o t o r s , h e a tin g u n its , co n d u it s y s t e m s , o r o th e r t r a n s m is s io n
e q u ip m e n t; w o r k in g f r o m b lu e p r in t s , d r a w in g s , la y o u t s , o r o th e r s p e c i f i ­
c a t io n s ; lo c a t in g and d ia g n o s in g t r o u b le in the e l e c t r i c a l s y s t e m o r e q u ip ­
m e n t; w o r k in g s ta n d a rd c o m p u ta tio n s r e la t in g to lo a d r e q u ir e m e n t s o f w ir in g
o r e l e c t r i c a l e q u ip m e n t; and u s in g a v a r ie t y o f e l e c t r i c i a n 's h a n d to o ls and
m e a s u r in g and te s t in g in s t r u m e n t s . In g e n e r a l, th e w o r k o f the m a in te n a n c e
e l e c t r i c i a n r e q u ir e s ro u n d e d tr a in in g and e x p e r ie n c e u s u a lly a c q u ir e d th rou g h
a f o r m a l a p p r e n t ic e s h ip 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 .

M A IN T E N A N C E M E C H A N IC (M o t o r v e h ic le )
R e p a ir s a u t o m o b ile s , b u s e s , m o t o r t r u c k s , and t r a c t o r s o f an e s t a b ­
lis h m e n t . W o r k in v o lv e s m o s t o f th e f o l l o w i n g : E x a m in in g a u t o m o t iv e e q u ip ­
m e n t to d ia g n o s e s o u r c e o f tr o u b le ; d i s a s s e m b l i n g e q u ip m e n t and p e r f o r m i n g
r e p a ir s th at in v o lv e the u s e o f su ch h a n d t o o ls as w r e n c h e s , g a u g e s , d r i l l s ,
o r s p e c i a l i z e d e q u ip m e n t in d i s a s s e m b lin g o r fitt in g p a r t s ; r e p la c in g b r o k e n
o r d e f e c t iv e p a rts f r o m s t o c k ; g r in d in g and a d ju s tin g v a lv e s ; r e a s s e m b lin g
and in s t a llin g the v a r io u s a s s e m b lie s in th e v e h ic le and m a k in g n e c e s s a r y
a d ju s t m e n t s ; and a lig n in g w h e e ls , a d ju s tin g b r a k e s and lig h t s , o r tig h te n in g
b o d y b o l t s . In g e n e r a l, the w o r k o f th e m o t o r v e h i c l e m a in t e n a n c e m e c h a n ic
r e q u ir e s ro u n d e d tr a in in g and e x p e r ie n c e u s u a lly a c q u ir e d th ro u g h a f o r m a l
a p p r e n t ic e s h ip 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 .

M A IN T E N A N C E P A IN T E R

T h is c l a s s i f i c a t i o n d o e s n o t in c lu d e m e c h a n ic s w h o
t o m e r s ' v e h ic le s in a u t o m o b ile r e p a ir s h o p s .

P a in ts and r e d e c o r a t e s w a lls , w o o d w o r k , and f ix t u r e s o f an e s ta b ­
lis h m e n t. W o r k in v o lv e s the f o llo w in g : K n o w le d g e o f s u r f a c e p e c u lia r it ie s
and ty p e s o f p a in t r e q u ir e d f o r d if f e r e n t a p p lic a t io n s ; p r e p a r in g s u r f a c e
f o r p a in tin g b y r e m o v in g o ld fin is h o r b y p la c in g pu tty o r f i l l e r in n a il
h o le s and i n t e r s t i c e s ; and a p p ly in g p a in t w ith s p r a y gun o r b r u s h .
M ay
m ix c o l o r s , o i l s , w h ite le a d , and o t h e r p a in t in g r e d ie n t s to o b ta in p r o p e r
c o lo r o r co n s is te n c y .
In g e n e r a l, the w o r k o f the m a in te n a n c e p a in te r
r e q u ir e s r o u n d e d tr a in in g and e x p e r ie n c e u s u a lly a c q u ir e d th rou g h a f o r m a l
a p p r e n t ic e s h ip 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 .

cu s­

M A IN T E N A N C E P I P E F I T T E R
I n s t a lls o r r e p a ir s w a t e r , s t e a m , g a s , o r o t h e r ty p e s o f p ip e and
p ip e fit t in g s in an e s t a b lis h m e n t . W o r k in v o lv e s m o s t o f th e f o l l o w i n g ; L a y in g
ou t w o r k and m e a s u r in g to lo c a t e p o s it io n o f p ip e f r o m d r a w in g s o r o th e r
w r it t e n s p e c if ic a t io n s ; cu ttin g v a r io u s s i z e s o f p ip e to c o r r e c t le n g th s w ith
c h i s e l and h a m m e r o r o x y a c e t y le n e t o r c h o r p ip e - c u t t in g m a c h in e s ; th r e a d in g
p ip e w ith s to c k s and d ie s ; b e n d in g p ip e b y h a n d - d r i v e n o r p o w e r - d r i v e n
m a c h in e s ; a s s e m b lin g p ip e w ith c o u p lin g s and fa s t e n in g p ip e to h a n g e r s ;
m a k in g s ta n d a rd s h o p c o m p u ta tio n s r e la t in g to p r e s s u r e s , f lo w , and s i z e o f
p ip e r e q u ir e d ; and m a k in g s ta n d a rd t e s t s to d e t e r m i n e w h e t h e r f in is h e d p ip e s
m e e t s p e c ific a t io n s .
In g e n e r a l, th e w o r k o f th e m a in t e n a n c e p ip e fit t e r
r e q u i r e s ro u n d e d tr a in in g and e x p e r ie n c e u s u a lly a c q u ir e d th r o u g h a f o r m a l
a p p r e n t ic e s h ip o r e q u iv a le n t t r a in in g and e x p e r i e n c e .
W o rk e r s p r im a r ily
e n g a g e d in in s ta llin g and r e p a ir in g b u ild in g s a n it a tio n o r h e a tin g s y s t e m s
a r e e x c lu d e d .

M A IN T E N A N C E M A C H IN IS T
P r o d u c e s r e p la c e m e n t p a r t s and new p a r t s in m a k in g r e p a ir s o f
m e t a l p a r t s o f m e c h a n ic a l e q u ip m e n t o p e r a t e d in an e s t a b lis h m e n t .
W ork
in v o lv e s m o s t o f the f o llo w in g ; I n te r p r e tin g w r it te n in s t r u c t io n s and s p e c i ­
fic a t io n s ; p la n n in g and la y in g ou t o f w o r k ; u s in g a v a r ie t y o f m a c h in is t 's
h a n d to o ls and p r e c i s i o n m e a s u r in g in s t r u m e n t s ; s e tt in g up and o p e r a t in g
s ta n d a rd m a c h in e t o o l s ; s h a p in g o f m e t a l p a r t s to c l o s e t o l e r a n c e s ; m a k in g
s ta n d a rd s h o p c o m p u ta tio n s r e la t in g to d im e n s io n s o f w o r k , t o o lin g , f e e d s ,
and s p e e d s o f m a c h in in g ; k n o w le d g e o f the w o r k in g p r o p e r t i e s o f the c o m m o n
m e t a ls ; s e le c t in g s ta n d a rd m a t e r i a l s , p a r t s , and e q u ip m e n t r e q u ir e d f o r this
w o r k ; and fitt in g and a s s e m b lin g p a r t s in to m e c h a n ic a l e q u ip m e n t.
In
g e n e r a l, th e m a c h i n i s t 's w o r k n o r m a lly r e q u ir e s a ro u n d e d tr a in in g in
m a c h in e - s h o p p r a c t i c e u s u a lly a c q u ir e d th rou g h a f o r m a l a p p r e n t ic e s h ip o r
e q u iv a le n t t r a in in g and e x p e r ie n c e .

M A IN T E N A N C E S H E E T -M E T A L W O R K E R
F a b r i c a t e s , in s t a lls , and m a in t a in s in g o o d r e p a i r th e s h e e t - m e t a l
e q u ip m e n t and fix t u r e s (s u c h as m a c h in e g u a r d s , g r e a s e p a n s , s h e lv e s ,
l o c k e r s , ta n k s , v e n t ila t o r s , c h u te s , d u c t s , m e t a l r o o f in g ) o f an e s t a b lis h m e n t .
W o r k in v o lv e s m o s t o f th e f o llo w in g ;
P la n n in g and la y in g o u t a ll ty p e s o f
s h e e t - m e t a l m a in te n a n c e w o r k f r o m b lu e p r in t s , m o d e l s , o r o t h e r s p e c i f i ­
c a t io n s ; s e ttin g up and o p e r a t in g a ll a v a ila b le ty p e s o f s h e e t - m e t a l w o r k in g
m a c h in e s ; u sin g a v a r ie t y o f h a n d to o ls in c u tt in g , b e n d in g , f o r m i n g , s h a p in g ,
fit t in g , and a s s e m b lin g ; and in s t a llin g s h e e t - m e t a l a r t i c l e s as r e q u ir e d . In
g e n e r a l, the w o r k o f th e m a in 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 ro u n d e d
tr a in in g and e x p e r ie n c e u s u a lly a c q u ir e d th r o u g h a f o r m a l a p p r e n t ic e s h ip o r
e q u iv a le n t tr a in in g and e x p e r ie n c e .

M A IN T E N A N C E M E C H A N IC (M a c h in e r y )
R e p a ir s m a c h in e r y o r m e c h a n ic a l e q u ip m e n t o f an e s t a b lis h m e n t .
W o r k in v o lv e s m o s t o f the f o llo w in g ;
E x a m in in g m a c h in e s and m e c h a n ic a l
eq u ip m e n t to d ia g n o s e s o u r c e o f t r o u b le ; d is m a n t lin g o r p a r t ly d is m a n t lin g
m a c h in e s and p e r f o r m in g r e p a ir s th at m a in ly in v o lv e the u s e o f h a n d to o ls in
s c r a p in g and fitt in g p a r t s ; r e p la c in g b r o k e n o r d e f e c t iv e p a r t s w ith it e m s




r e p a ir

40

M IL L W R IG H T

T O O L A N D D IE M A K E R — C o n tin u e d

I n s t a lls n ew m a c h in e s o r h e a v y eq u ip m en t, and d is m a n t le s and
in s t a lls m a c h in e s o r h e a v y e q u ip m e n t w h en ch a n g e s in th e p la n t la y o u t a re
r e q u ir e d .
W o r k in v o lv e s m o s t o f the f o llo w in g : P la n n in g and la y in g ou t
w o r k ; in t e r p r e t in g b lu e p r in t s o r o th e r s p e c if ic a t io n s ; u s in g a v a r ie t y o f h an d t o o l s and r ig g in g ; m a k in g s ta n d a r d s h o p c o m p u ta tio n s r e la t in g to s t r e s s e s ,
s tr e n g t h o f m a t e r i a l s , and c e n t e r s o f g r a v it y ; a lig n in g and b a la n c in g e q u ip ­
m e n t; s e le c t in g s ta n d a r d t o o l s , e q u ip m e n t, and p a r t s to b e u s e d ; and in s t a llin g
and m a in ta in in g in g o o d o r d e r p o w e r t r a n s m is s io n e q u ip m e n t su ch as d r iv e s
and s p e e d r e d u c e r s . In g e n e r a l, the m i llw r ig h t 's w o r k n o r m a lly r e q u ir e s a
r o u n d e d t r a in in g and e x p e r i e n c e in the tr a d e a c q u ir e d th ro u g h a f o r m a l
a p p r e n t ic e s h ip o r e q u iv a le n t t r a in in g and e x p e r ie n c e .

a llo y s ; s e le c t in g a p p r o p r ia t e m a t e r i a l s , t o o l s , and p r o c e s s e s r e q u ir e d to
c o m p le t e t a s k s ; m a k in g n e c e s s a r y s h o p c o m p u ta tio n s ; s e ttin g up and o p e r ­
atin g v a r io u s m a c h in e t o o ls and r e la t e d e q u ip m e n t; u s in g v a r io u s to o l and
d ie m a k e r 's h a n d to o ls and p r e c i s i o n m e a s u r in g in s t r u m e n ts ; w o rk in g to v e r y
c l o s e t o l e r a n c e s ; h e a t -t r e a t in g m e t a l p a r t s and fin is h e d to o ls and d ie s to
a c h ie v e r e q u ir e d q u a lit ie s ; fitt in g and a s s e m b lin g p a r t s to p r e s c r i b e d t o l e r ­
a n c e s and a llo w a n c e s . In g e n e r a l, the t o o l and d ie m a k e r 's w o r k r e q u ir e s
ro u n d e d tr a in in g in m a c h in e - s h o p and t o o l r o o m p r a c t i c e u s u a lly a c q u ir e d
th rou g h f b r m a l a p p r e n t ic e s h ip o r e q u iv a le n t t r a i n i n g
and e x p e r ie n c e .
F o r c r o s s - i n d u s t r y w a g e stu d y p u r p o s e s , th is c l a s s i f i c a t i o n d o e s n ot
in c lu d e t o o l and d ie m a k e r s w h o ( l ) a r e e m p lo y e d in t o o l and d ie jo b b in g
s h o p s o r (2) p r o d u c e f o r g in g d ie s (d ie s in k e r s ) .

M A IN T E N A N C E T R A D E S H E L P E R
A s s i s t s o n e o r m o r e w o r k e r s in the s k ille d m a in te n a n c e t r a d e s , b y
p e r f o r m i n g s p e c i f i c o r g e n e r a l d u tie s o f l e s s e r s k ill, su ch as k e e p in g a
w o r k e r s u p p lie d 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 in g a r e a , m a c h in e ,
and e q u ip m e n t; a s s i s t in g jo u r n e y m a n b y h o ld in g m a t e r ia ls o r t o o l s ; and p e r ­
f o r m in g o t h e r u n s k ille d ta s k s as d ir e c t e d b y jo u r n e y m a n . T h e k in d o f w o r k
the h e lp e r is p e r m it t e d to p e r f o r m v a r ie s f r o m tr a d e to t r a d e :
In s o m e
t r a d e s th e h e lp e r is c o n fin e d to s u p p ly in g , lift in g , and h o ld in g m a t e r ia ls and
t o o l s , and c le a n in g w o r k in g a r e a s ; and in o t h e r s he is p e r m it 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 tr a d e that a re a ls o p e r f o r m e d
b y w o r k e r s on a fu ll- t im e b a s is .

S T A T IO N A R Y E N G IN E E R
O p e r a t e s and m a in ta in s and m a y a ls o s u p e r v is e the o p e r a t io n o f
s t a t io n a r y e n g in e s and e q u ip m e n t ( m e c h a n ic a l o r e l e c t r i c a l ) to s u p p ly the
e s t a b lis h m e n t in w h ic h e m p lo y e d w ith p o w e r , h&at, r e f r ig e r a t io n , o r a ir c o n d it io n in g . W o r k in v o lv e s : O p e r a t in g and m a in ta in in g e q u ip m e n t su ch as
s te a m e n g in e s , a ir c o m p r e s s o r s , g e n e r a t o r s , m o t o r s , tu r b in e s , v e n tila tin g
and r e f r ig e r a t in g e q u ip m e n t, s te a m b o i l e r s and b o i l e r - f e d w a te r p u m p s;
m a k in g e q u ip m e n t r e p a i r s ; and k e e p in g a r e c o r d o f o p e r a t io n o f m a c h in e r y ,
t e m p e r a t u r e , and fu e l c o n s u m p tio n .
M a y a ls o s u p e r v is e th e s e o p e r a t io n s .
H ea d o r c h ie f e n g in e e r s in e s t a b lis h m e n t s e m p lo y in g m o r e than o n e e n g in e e r
a r e e x c lu d e d .

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 )
S p e c i a l i z e s in o p e r a t in g on e o r m o r e than on e ty p e o f m a c h in e t o o l
( e . g . , j i g b o r e r , g r in d in g m a c h in e , e n g in e la th e , m illin g m a c h in e ) to m a c h in e
m e t a l f o r u s e in m a k in g o r m a in ta in in g j i g s , fix t u r e s , cu ttin g t o o l s , g a u g e s ,
o r m e t a l d ie s o r m o l d s u s e d in s h a p in g o r f o r m in g m e t a l o r n o n m e t a llic
m a t e r i a l ( e . g . , p l a s t i c , p l a s t e r , r u b b e r , g l a s s ) . W o r k t y p ic a lly in v o l v e s ;
P la n n in g and p e r f o r m i n g d i f f i c u l t m a c h in in g o p e r a t io n s w h ich r e q u ir e c o m ­
p li c a t e d s e tu p s o r a h igh d e g r e e o f a c c u r a c y ; s e ttin g up m a c h in e t o o l o r
t o o l s ( e . g . , in s t a ll cu ttin g t o o l s and a d ju s t g u id e s , s t o p s , w o r k in g t a b le s ,
and o t h e r c o n t r o l s to h a n d le the s i z e o f s t o c k to b e m a c h in e d ; d e t e r m in e
p r o p e r f e e d s , s p e e d s , t o o l in g , and o p e r a t io n s e q u e n c e o r s e l e c t t h o s e p r e ­
s c r i b e d in d r a w in g s , b lu e p r in t s , o r la y o u t s ); u sin g a v a r ie t y o f p r e c i s i o n
m e a s u r in g in s t r u m e n t s ; m a k in g n e c e s s a r y a d ju s tm e n ts d u r in g m a c h in in g
o p e r a t io n to a c h ie 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 ay
b e r e q u ir e d to s e l e c t p r o p e r c o o la n t s and cu ttin g and lu b r ic a t in g o i l s , to
r e c o g n i z e w h e n t o o l s n e e d d r e s s i n g , and to d r e s s t o o l s . In g e n e r a l, the w o r k
o f a m a c h i n e - t o o l o p e r a t o r ( t o o l r o o m ) at the s k ill le v e l c a lle 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 iv e k n o w le d g e o f m a c h in e -s h o p and t o o l r o o m
p r a c t i c e u s u a lly a c q u ir e d th ro u g h c o n s i d e r a b le o n - t h e - j o b tr a in in g and
e x p e r ie n c e .

B O IL E R T E N D E R
F i r e s s t a t io n a r v b o i l e r s to fu r n is h th e e s ta b lis h m e n t in w h ich
e m p lo y e d w ith h e a t, p o w e r , o r s t e a m .
F e e d s fu e ls to f i r e b y hand o r
o p e r a t e s a m e c h a n ic a l s t o k e r , g a s , o r o i l b u r n e r ; and c h e c k s w a te r and
s a fe t y v a lv 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 ir in g b o i l e r r o o m e q u ip m e n t.

Material Movement and Custodial
T R U C K D R IV E R
D r iv e s
a t r u c k w ith in a c it y o r in d u s t r 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 is e , e q u ip m e n t, o r w o r k e r s b e tw e e n v a r io u s ty p e s o f
e s t a b lis h m e n t s s u ch a s : M a n u fa c tu r in g p la n ts , f r e ig h t d e p o ts , w a r e h o u s e s ,
w h o le s a le and r e t a i l e s t a b lis h m e n t s , o r b e tw e e n r e t a i l e s ta b lis h m e n ts and
c u s t o m e r s ' h o u s e s o r p la c e s o f b u s in e s s .
M a y a ls o lo a d o r u n lo a d tr u c k
w ith o r w ith o u t h e lp e r s , m a k e m in o r m e c h a n ic a l r e p a i r s , and k e e p tr u c k in
g o o d w o r k in g o r d e r .
S a le s r o u t e and o v e r - t h e - r o a d d r i v e r s a re e x c lu d e d .

F o r c r o s s - i n d u s t r y w a g e stu d y p u r p o s e s , this c l a s s i f i c a t i o n d o e s n ot
in c lu d e m a c h i n e - t o o l o p e r a t o r s ( t o o lr o o m ) e m p lo y e d in t o o l and d ie jo b b in g
shops.

F o r w a g e stu d y p u r p o s e s , t r u c k d r iv e r s
r a te d c a p a c it y o f t r u c k , as f o l l o w s :

T r u c k d r i v e r , lig h t tr u c k
( s t r a ig h t tr u c k , u n d e r IV2 to n s , u s u a lly 4 w h e e ls )
T r u c k d r i v e r , m e d iu m tr u c k
( s t r a ig h t tr u c k , i Ve to 4 ton s in c lu s iv e , u s u a lly 6 w h e e ls )
T r u c k d r i v e r , h e a v y tr u c k
( s t r a ig h t t r u c k , o v e r 4 t o n s , u s u a lly 10 w h e e ls )
T r u c k d r iv e r . t r a c t o r - t r a ile r

T O O L A N D D IE M A K E R
C o n s t r u c t s and r e p a i r s j i g s , f ix t u r e s , cu ttin g t o o l s , g a u g e s , o r m e t a l
d ie s o r m o l d s u s e d in s h a p in g o r f o r m in g m e t a l o r n o n m e t a llic m a t e r ia l ( e . g . ,
p l a s t i c , p l a s t e r , r u b b e r , g l a s s ) . W o r k t y p ic a lly in v o lv e s : P la n n in g and la y in g
o u t w o r k a c c o r d i n g to m o d e l s , b lu e p r in t s , d r a w in g s , o r o th e r w r it t e n o r o r a l
s p e c i f i c a t i o n s ; u n d e r s t a n d in g th e w o r k in g p r o p e r t ie s o f c o m m o n m e t a ls and




a r e c l a s s i f i e d b y ty p e

41

and

S H IP P E R A N D R E C E I V E R

S H IP P IN G P A C K E R

P e r f o r m s c l e r i c a l a n d p h y s ic a l ta s k s in c o n n e c t io n w ith s h ip p in g
g o o d s o f th e e s t a b lis h m e n t in w h ic h e m p lo y e d a nd r e c e i v i n g in c o m in g
s h ip m e n ts .
In p e r f o r m in g d a y - t o - d a y , r o u tin e t a s k s , f o llo w s e s t a b lis h e d
g u id e lin e s . In h a n d lin g u n u su a l n o n r o u tin e p r o b l e m s , r e c e i v e s s p e c i f i c g u id ­
a n c e f r o m s u p e r v i s o r o r o th e r o f f i c i a l s .
M a y d i r e c t and c o o r d in a t e th e
a c t i v it ie s o f o th e r w o r k e r s e n g a g e d in h a n d lin g g o o d s to b e s h ip p e d o r b e in g
r e c e iv e d .

P r e p a r e s fin is h e d p r o d u c t s f o r s h ip m e n t o r s t o r a g e b y p la c in g t h e m
in s h ip p in g c o n t a in e r s , the s p e c i f i c o p e r a t io n s p e r f o r m e d b e in g d e p e n d e n t
u p o n th e t y p e , s i z e , and n u m b e r o f u n its to b e p a c k e d , th e ty p e o f c o n t a in e r
e m p lo y e d , and m e th o d o f s h ip m e n t. W o r k r e q u ir e s th e p la c in g o f it e m s in
s h ip p in g c o n t a in e r s and m a y in v o lv e o n e o r m o r e o f th e f o llo w in g : K n o w le d g e
o f v a r io u s it e m s o f s t o c k in o r d e r to v e r i f y c o n t e n t ; s e l e c t i o n o f a p p r o p r ia t e
ty p e and s iz e o f c o n t a in e r ; in s e r t in g e n c l o s u r e s in c o n t a in e r ; u s in g e x c e l s i o r
o r o t h e r m a t e r ia 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 lin g c o n ­
t a in e r ; a n d a p p ly in g la b e ls o r e n te r in g id e n tify in g d a ta o n c o n t a in e r .
P ack ers
w h o a l s o m a k e w o o d e n b o x e s o r c r a t e s a r e e x c lu d e d .

S h ip p e r s t y p i c a l l y a r e r e s p o n s i b l e f o r m o s t o f th e f o llo w in g : V e r ­
ify in g that o r d e r s a r e a c c u r a t e l y f i l l e d b y c o m p a r in g i t e m s . a nd q u a n titie s
o f g o o d s g a t h e r e d f o r s h ip m e n t a g a in s t d o c u m e n t s ; in s u r in g th at s h ip m e n ts
a r e p r o p e r l y p a c k a g e d , id e n t ifie d w ith s h ip p in g in fo r m a t io n , a n d lo a d e d in to
t r a n s p o r t in g v e h i c l e s ; p r e p a r in g and k e e p in g r e c o r d s o f g o o d s s h ip p e d , e . g . ,
m a n if e s t s , b i l l s o f la d in g .
R e c e i v e r s t y p i c a l l y a r e r e s p o n s i b l e f o r m o s t o f th e fo llo w in g :
V e r if y in g th e c o r r e c t n e s s o f in c o m in g s h ip m e n ts b y c o m p a r in g it e m s and
q u a n titie s u n lo a d e d a g a in s t b i l l s o f la d in g , i n v o i c e s , m a n if e s t s , s t o r a g e
r e c e i p t s , o r o th e r r e c o r d s ; c h e c k in g f o r d a m a g e d g o o d s ; in s u r in g that
g o o d s a r e a p p r o p r ia t e ly id e n t ifie d f o r r o u tin g to d e p a r tm e n t s w ith in th e
e s t a b lis h m e n t ; p r e p a r in g an d k e e p in g r e c o r d s o f g o o d s r e c e i v e d .
F or

w age

s tu d y

pu rposes,

w ork ers

are

c la s s ifie d

as

fo llo w s :

S h ip p e r
R e c e iv e r
S h ip p e r a n d r e c e i v e r

W AREHOU SEM AN
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 in g d u tie s w h ic h r e q u ir e
an u n d e r s ta n d in g o f th e e s t a b lis h m e n t 's s t o r a g e p la n .
W o r k in v o lv e s m o s t
o f th e f o llo w in g :
V e r if y in g m a t e r ia ls ( o r m e r c h a n d is e ) a g a in s t r e c e iv in g
d o c u m e n t s , n o tin g a nd r e p o r t in g d i s c r e p a n c i e s an d o b v io u s d a m a g e s ; ro u tin g
m a t e r ia ls 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 t a c k in g , o r p a lle t iz in g
m a t e r ia ls 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 in g and
ta k in g in v e n t o r y o f s t o r e d m a t e r i a l s ; e x a m in in g s t o r e d m a t e r ia ls and
r e p o r t in g d e t e r io r a t io n a n d d a m a g e ; r e m o v in g m a t e r i a l f r o m s t o r a g e and
p r e p a r in g it f o r s h ip m e n t. M a y o p e r a t e hand o r p o w e r t r u c k s in p e r fo r m in g
w a r e h o u s in g d u tie s .
E x c lu d e w o r k e r s w h o s e p r i m a r y d u tie s in v o lv e s h ip p in g and r e c e i v ­
in g w o r k ( s e e S h ip p e r a nd R e c e i v e r a nd S h ip p in g P a c k e r ) , o r d e r f illin g
( s e e O r d e r F i l l e r ) , o r o p e r a t in g p o w e r t r u c k s ( s e e P o w e r - T r u c k O p e r a t o r ) .

M A T E R I A L H A N D LIN G L A B O R E R
A w o r k e r e m p lo y e d in a w a r e h o u s e , m a n u fa c tu r in g p la n t, s t o r e , o r
o th e r e s ta b lis h m e n t w h o s e d u tie s in v o lv e on e o r m o r e o f th e f o l l o w i n g :
L o a d in g and u n loa d in g v a r io u s m a t e r ia ls a nd m e r c h a n d is e o n o r f r o m f r e ig h t
c a r s , t r u c k s , o r o th e r tr a n s p o r t in g d e v i c e s ; u n p a c k in g , s h e lv in g , o r p la c in g
m a t e r ia ls
o r m e r c h a n d is e in p r o p e r
s t o r a g e l o c a t io n ; a nd t r a n s p o r t in g
m a t e r ia ls o r m e r c h a n d is e b y h a n d tr u c k , c a r , o r w h e e l b a r r o w .
L on gshore
w o r k e r s , w h o lo a d and u n loa d s h ip s , a r e e x c lu d e d .

P O W E R -T R U C K O P E R A T O 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 t r u c k
o r t r a c t o r to t r a n s p o r t g o o d s and m a t e r ia ls o f a ll k in d s a b o u t a w a r e h o u s e ,
m a n u fa c tu r in g p la n t, o r o th e r e s t a b lis h m e n t .
F o r w a ge stu d y p u r p o s e s , w o r k e r s
t r u c k , a s f o llo w s :

a r e c l a s s i f i e d b y ty p e o f p o w e r -

F o r k lif t o p e r a t o r
P o w e r - t r u c k o p e r a t o r ( o t h e r th an f o r k l i f t )

GUARD
P r o t e c t s p r o p e r t y f r o m th e ft o r d a m a g e , o r p e r s o n s f r o m h a z a r d s
o r in t e r f e r e n c e . D u tie s in v o lv e s e r v in g a t a f ix e d p o s t , m a k in g r o u n d s o n
f o o t o r b y m o t o r v e h i c l e , o r e s c o r t i n g p e r s o n s o r p r o p e r t y . M a y b e d e p u t iz e d
to m a k e a r r e s t s .
M a y a ls o h e lp v i s i t o r s a n d c u s t o m e r s b y a n s w e r in g
q u e s t io n s a n d g iv in g d ir e c t io n s .
G u a rd s e m p lo y e d b y e s t a b lis h m e n t s w h ic h p r o v id e
v i c e s o n a c o n t r a c t b a s is a r e in c lu d e d in th is o c c u p a t io n .

p r o te c t iv e

ser­

O RD ER F IL L E R
F i l l s s h ip p in g o r t r a n s f e r o r d e r s f o r fin is h e d g o o d s f r o m s t o r e d
m e r c h a n d is 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 le s s l i p s , c u s t o m e r s '
o r d e r s , o r o t h e r i n s t r u c t io n s . M a y , in a d d itio n to f illin g o r d e r s an d i n d i ­
ca tin g it e m s f i l l e d o r o m it t e d , k e e p r e c o r d s o f o u tg o in g o r d e r s , r e q u is i t io n
a d d itio n a l s t o c k o r r e p o r t s h o r t s u p p lie s t o s u p e r v i s o r , a nd p e r f o r m o th e r
r e la t e d d u tie s .




For

w age

stu d y

purposes,

gu ard s

are

c la s s ifie d

as

fo llo w s :

C la s s A .
E n f o r c e s r e g u la t io n s d e s ig n e d to p r e v e n t b r e a c h e s o f
s e c u r it y .
E x e r c i s e s ju d g m e n t and u s e s d i s c r e t i o n in d e a lin g w ith e m e r ­
g e n c ie s and s e c u r it y v io la t io n s e n c o u n t e r e d .
D e t e r m in e s w h e t h e r f i r s t

G U A R D — C o n tin u e d

G U A R D — C o n tin u ed

r e s p o n s e s h o u ld b e t o in t e r v e n e d i r e c t l y (a s k in g f o r a s s i s t a n c e w h en d e e m e d
n e c e s s a r y a n d t i m e a l l o w s ) , t o k e e p s itu a tio n u n d e r s u r v e illa n c e , o r to r e p o r t
s it u a t io n s o th a t it c a n b e h a n d le d b y a p p r o p r ia t e a u th o r ity . D u tie s r e q u ir e
s p e c i a l i z e d t r a in in g in m e t h o d s and te c h n iq u e s o f p r o t e c t in g s e c u r i t y a r e a s .
C o m m o n ly , th e g u a r d is r e q u i r e d to d e m o n s t r a t e co n tin u in g p h y s ic a l f it n e s s
an d p r o f i c i e n c y w ith f i r e a r m s o r o th e r s p e c ia l w e a p o n s .

q u ir e m in im a l tr a in in g . C o m m o n ly , th e g u a r d is n ot r e q u ir e d to d e m o n s t r a te
p h y s ic a l f it n e s s . M a y b e a r m e d , but g e n e r a lly is n ot r e q u ir e d to d e m o n s t r a te
p r o f i c i e n c y in th e u s e o f f i r e a r m s o r s p e c i a l w e a p o n s .

C la s s B .
C a r r i e s ou t in s t r u c t io n s p r i m a r i l y o r ie n t e d t o w a r d i n ­
s u r in g th a t e m e r g e n c i e s a nd s e c u r i t y v io la t io n s a r e r e a d i l y d i s c o v e r e d and
r e p o r t e d to a p p r o p r ia t e a u t h o r ity .
I n te r v e n e s d i r e c t l y o n ly in s itu a tio n s
w h ic h r e q u ir e m i n im a l a c t i o n t o s a fe g u a r d p r o p e r t y o r p e r s o n s . D u tie s r e ­




J A N IT O R , P O R T E R , O R C L E A N E R
C le a n s and k e e p s in an o r d e r l y c o n d it io n f a c t o r y w o 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 t m e n t h o u s e , o r c o m m e r c i a l
o r o t h e r e s t a b lis h m e n t .
D u tie s in v o lv e a c o m b in a t io n o f th e f o llo w in g :
S w e e p in g , m o p p in g o r s c r u b b in g , and p o lis h in g f l o o r s ; r e m o v in g c h ip s , t r a s h ,
a nd o th e r r e f u s e ; d u s tin g e q u ip m e n t, fu r n it u r e , o r f ix t u r e s ; p o lis h in g m e ta l
f ix t u r e s o r t r im m in g s ; p r o v id in g s u p p lie s and m in o r m a in te n a n ce 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 w ho s p e c ia liz e
in w in d o w w a s h in g a r e e x c lu d e d .

43

Service Contract
Act Surveys

T h e fo llo w in g a r e a s a r e s u r ­
v e y e d p e r i o d i c a l l y f o r u s e in a d m in ­
is t e r in g th e S e r v i c e C o n t r a c t A c t
o f 1965.
S u rv ey re s u lts a r e p u b ­
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 n o c o s t , w h ile s u p p lie s la s t
f r o m a n y o f th e B L S r e g i o n a l o f f i c e s
sh ow n on the b a c k c o v e r .

A la s k a (s t a te w id e )
A lb a n y , G a.
A lb u q u e r q u e , N. M e x .
A le x a n d r ia —L e e s v i l l e , L a .
A lp e n a — ta n d ish —T a w a s C it y , M ic h .
S
A n n A r b o r , M ic h .
A s h e v i l l e , N .C .
A u g u s ta , G a.—S .C .
A u s tin , T e x .
B a k e r s f ie ld , C a lif .
B a ton R o u g e , L a .
B a ttle C r e e k , M ic h .
B e a u m o n t—P o r t A r th u i> -O r a n g e
an d L a k e C h a r le s , T e x .—L a .
B ilo x i— u lfp o r t a n d P a s c a g o u la —
G
M o s s P o in t, M is s .
B in g h a m to n , N. Y.
B ir m in g h a m , A la .
B lo o m in g t o n —V in c e n n e s , Ind.
B r e m e r t o n — h e lto n , W a s h .
S
B r u n s w ic k , G a.
C e d a r R a p id s , Iow a
C h a m p a ig n — rb a n a —R a n to u l, 111.
U
C h a r le s t o n — o r th C h a r le s t o n —
N
W a lt e r b o r o , S .C .
C h a r lo t t e —G a s to n ia , N .C .
C l a r k s v i l l e - H o p k i n s v i l l e , T erm .—K y.
C o lu m b ia — u m t e r , S .C .
S
C o lu m b u s , G a .— la .
A
C o lu m b u s , M is s .
C o n n e c t ic u t (s t a t e w id e )
D e c a t u r , 111.
D e s M o in e s , Io w a
D oth a n , A la .
D uluth— u p e r io r , M in n .—W is .
S
E l P a s o — la 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 u g e n e - S p r in g f ie ld —M e d fo r d , O r e g .




F a y e t t e v ille , N .C .
F o r t L a u d e r d a le —H o lly w o o d
and W e s t P a lm B e a c h —
B o c a R a to n , F la .
F o r t S m ith , A r k .—O k la .
F o r t W a y n e, Ind.
G a d s d e n and A n n is t o n , A la .
G o l d s b o r o , N .C .
G r a n d Is la n d — a s t in g s , N e b r .
H
G uam , T e r r it o r y o f
H a r r is b u r g —L e b a n o n , P a .
K n o x v ille , T erm .
L a C r o s s e — p a r ta , W is .
S
L ared o, Tex.
L a s V e g a s —T o n o p a h , N ev.
L e x in g t o n - F a y e t t e , K y.
L im a , O h io
L it t le R o c k —N o r th L it t le R o c k , A r k .
L o r a in —E ly r ia , O h io
L o w e r E a s t e r n S h o r e , M d .—V a .—D e l.
M a c o n , G a.
M a d is o n , W is .
M a in e ( s t a t e w id e )
M a n s f ie ld , O h io
M c A ll e n — h a r ^ E d i n b u r g
P
and B r o w n s v ille — a r lin g e n —
H
San B e n ito , T e x .
M e r id ia n , M is s .
M id d le s e x , M o n m o u th , and
O c e a n C o u n t ie s , N. J.
M o b ile — e n s a c o la —P a n a m a C it y ,
P
A la .—F la .
M o n ta n a ( s t a t e w id e )
N a s h v ille — a v id s o n , T en n .
D
N ew B e r n — a c k s o n v il le , N .C .
J
N e w H a m p s h ir e (s t a t e w id e )
N o r t h D a k o ta (s t a t e w id e )
N o r t h e r n N ew Y o r k
N orth w est T ex a s
O r la n d o , F la .
O x n a r d — im i V a l l e y — e n tu r a , C a lif .
S
V
P e o r i a , 111.
P h o e n ix , A r i z .
P in e B lu ff, A r k .
P u e b lo , C o lo .
P u e r to R ic o
R a le ig h — u r h a m , N .C .
D
R e n o , N ev .

R iv e r s id e —
San B e r n a r d in o —
O n t a r io , C a lif.
S a lin a , K a n s.
S a lin a s —S e a s id e —M o n te r e y , C a lif.
S a n d u sk y , O hio
S an ta B a r b a r a —
Santa M a ria —
L o m p o c , C a lif.
Sa va n n a h , G a.
S e lm a , A la .
S h e r m a n — e n is o n , T e x .
D
S h r e v e p o r t , La.
S ou th D a k o ta (s ta te w id e )
S o u th e a s t e r n M a s s a c h u s e t ts
S o u th e r n Idaho
S o u th w e s t V ir g in ia
S p o k a n e , W ash.
S p r in g fie ld , 111.
S to c k to n , C a lif.
T a c o m a , W ash .
Tam pa—
St. P e t e r s b u r g , F la .
T o p e k a , K a n s.
T u c s o n - D o u g la s , A r i z .
T u ls a , O k la .
U p p e r P e n in s u la , M ich .
V a l l e j o — a ir f ie ld —N apa, C a lif.
F
V e r m o n t (s t a te w id e )
V ir g in Is la n d s o f th e U.S.
W a c o and K ille e n —T e m p le , T e x .
W a t e r lo o —C e d a r F a lls , Iow a
W e s t V ir g in ia (s t a te w id e )
W e s t e r n and N o rth e rn
M a ssa ch u se tts
W ic h it a F a lls —L a w t o n -A ltu s ,
T e x .—O kla.
Y a k im a —R ich la n d —K e n n e w ick —
P e n d le t o n , W a sh .—O r e g .

A L S O A V A IL A B L E —
A n a n n u a l r e p o r t on s a l a r i e s f o r
a c c o u n t a n t s , a u d it o r s , c h i e f a c c o u n t ­
a n ts , a t t o r n e y s , j o b a n a ly s t s , d i r e c ­
t o r s o f p e r s o n n e l, b u y e r s , c h e m is t s ,
e n g in e e r s ,
e n g in e e r in g t e c h n ic ia n s ,
d r a fte r s,
a n d c l e r i c a l e m p lo y e e s
is a v a ila b le .
O rd e r as B LS B u lle ­
tin 2 0 0 4 , N a tio n a l S u r v e y o f P r o ­
f e s s i o n a l , A d m in is t r a t i v e , T e c h n ic a l
and C l e r i c a l P a y , M a r c h 1 9 7 8 , $ 2 .4 0
a c o p y , f r o m a n y o f th e B L S r e ­
g io n a l s a le s o f f i c e s s h o w n o n th e
b a c k c o v e r , o r f r o m th e S u p e r in ­
te n d e n t o f D o c u m e n t s , U .S. G o v e r n ­
m e n t P r in t in g O f f ic e , W a s h in g to n ,
D .C . 2 0 4 0 2 .

Area Wage
Surveys
A l i s t o f th e l a t e s t b u lle t in s a v a ila b le is p r e s e n t e d b e lo w . B u lle tin s
m a y b e p u r c h a s e d f r o m a n y o f th e B L S r e g io n a l o f f i c e s s h o w n on th e b a c k
c o v e r , o r f r o m th e S u p e r in t e n d e n t o f D o c u m e n t s , U .S. G o v e r n m e n t P r in t in g
O f f i c e , W a s h in g to n , D .C . 2 0 4 0 2 . M a k e c h e c k s p a y a b le to S u p e r in te n d e n t o f
D ocu m e n ts.
A d i r e c t o r y o f o c c u p a t io n a l w a g e s u r v e y s , c o v e r i n g th e y e a r s
1970 th r o u g h 1 9 7 7 , is a v a ila b le on r e q u e s t .

A rea
A k r o n , O h io , D e c . 1 9 7 8 __________________________________________
A lb a n y —S c h e n e c t a d y — r o y , N .Y ., S ep t. 1978 1________________
T
A n a h e im — an ta A n a ^ -G a rd en G r o v e ,
S
C a l i f . , O c t . 1 9 7 8 1 ________________________________________________
A t la n t a , G a . , M a y 1 9 7 9 ___________________________________________
B a l t i m o r e , M d ., A u g . 1 9 7 8 1 ____________________________________
B i l l i n g s , M o n t., J u ly 1 9 7 8 _______________________________________
B ir m in g h a m , A l a . , M a r . 1 9 7 8 __________________________________
B o s t o n , M a s s ., A u g . 1 9 7 8 1______________________________________
B u ff a lo , N .Y ., O c t. 1 9 7 8 1________________________________________
C a n to n , O h io , M a y 1 9 7 8 __________________________________________
C h a t ta n o o g a , T e n n .—G a ., S e p t. 1 9 7 8 1__________________________
C h i c a g o , 111., M a y 1 9 7 9 ___________________________________________
C in c in n a t i, O h io — y .—I n d ., J u ly 1979 1 ________________________
K
C le v e la n d , O h io , S e p t. 1 9 7 8 _____________________________________
C o lu m b u s , O h io , O c t . 19 7 8 1 ____________________________________
C o r p u s C h r i s t i , T e x ., J u ly 1 9 7 8 ________________________________
D a l l a s - F o r t W o r t h , T e x ., O c t . 1 9 7 8 1__________________________
D a v e n p o r t —R o c k I s la n d —M o lin e , Iow a —111., F e b . 1979_______
D a y to n , O h io , D e c . 1 9 7 8 _________________________________________
D a y to n a B e a c h , F l a . , A u g . 19 7 8 ________________________________
D e n v e r —B o u ld e r , C o l o . , D e c . 1 9 7 8 _____________________________
D e t r o i t , M ic h ., M a r . 1979 1 _____________________________________
F r e s n o , C a lif., June
1 9 7 9 _______________________________________
G a i n e s v i l l e , F l a . , S e p t. 1 9 7 8 ___________________________________
G a r y — a m m o n d — a s t C h ic a g o , In d ., O ct. 1979 1_____________
H
E
G r e e n B a y , W is ., J u ly 19 7 8 1 ___________________________________
H
G r e e n s b o r o —W in s t o n - S a l e m — ig h P o in t,
N .C ., A u g . 1 9 7 8 ___________________________________________________
G r e e n v i l l e — p a r t a n b u r g , S .C ., J u n e 1979 1 ___________________
S
H a r t f o r d , C o n n ., M a r . 1 9 7 9 _____________________________________
H o u s to n , T e x ., A p r . 1 9 7 9 ________________________________________
H u n t s v ille , A l a ., F e b . 1 9 7 9 ______________________________________
I n d ia n a p o lis , In d ., O c t . 1 9 7 8 1 __________________________________
J a c k s o n , M i s s . , J a n . 1979 1 _____________________________________
J a c k s o n v i l l e , F l a . , D e c . 1 9 7 8 ___________________________________
K a n s a s C it y , M o .—K a n s ., S e p t. 1 9 7 8 ___________________________
L o s A n g e l e s —L o n g B e a c h , C a l i f . , O c t. 1978 1 ________________
L o u i s v i l l e , K y .—In d ., N o v . 1 9 7 8 _________________________________
M e m p h is , T e n n .—A r k .—M i s s . , N o v . 19 7 8 _____________________




B u lle tin n u m b e r
and p r i c e *
2 0 2 5 -6 3 ,
2 0 2 5 -5 8 ,

$ 1.00
$ 1 .2 0

2 0 2 5 -6 5 , $ 1 .3 0
2 0 5 0 -2 0 , $ 1 .3 0
2 0 2 5 -5 0 , $ 1 .5 0
2 0 2 5 -3 8 , $ 1 .0 0
2 0 2 5 -1 5 , 80 c e n t s
2 0 2 5 -4 3 , $ 1 .5 0
2 0 2 5 -7 1 , $ 1 .3 0
2 0 2 5 -2 2 , 70 c e n t s
2 0 2 5 -5 1 , $ 1 .2 0
2 0 5 0 -2 1 , $ 1 .7 5
2 0 5 0 -2 8 , $ 2 .0 0
2 0 2 5 -4 9 , $ 1 .3 0
2 0 2 5 -5 9 , $ 1 .5 0
2 0 2 5 - 2 9 , $ 1 .0 0
2 0 2 5 -5 2 , $ 1 .5 0
2 0 5 0 -1 0 , $ 1 .0 0
2 0 2 5 -6 6 , $ 1 .0 0
2 0 2 5 -4 8 , $ 1 .0 0
2 0 2 5 -6 8 , $ 1 .2 0
2 0 5 0 -7 ,
$ 1 .5 0
2 0 5 0 -2 5 , $ 1 .5 0
2 0 2 5 -4 5 , $ 1 .0 0
(To be surveyed)
2 0 2 5 -4 1 , $ 1 .2 0
2 0 2 5 -4 6 ,
2 0 5 0 -2 9 ,
2 0 5 0 -1 2 ,
2 0 5 0 -1 5 ,
2 0 5 0 -3 ,
2 0 2 5 -5 7 ,
2 0 5 0 -9 ,
2 0 2 5 -6 7 ,
2 0 2 5 -5 3 ,
2 0 2 5 -6 1 ,
2 0 2 5 -6 9 ,
2 0 2 5 -6 2 ,

$ 1 .0 0
$ 1 .7 5
$ 1 .1 0
$ 1.30
$ 1 .0 0
$ 1 .5 0
$ 1 .2 0
$ 1 .0 0
$ 1 .3 0
$ 1 .5 0
$ 1 .0 0
$ 1 .0 0

A rea
M ia m i, F la ., O ct. 1 9 7 8 1
__________________________________________
M ilw a u k e e , W is ., A p r . 1979_____________________________________
M in n e a p o lis —St. P a u l, M in n .—W is ., Jan. 1979________________
N a s s a u — u ffo lk , N. Y . , June 1978 1______________________________
S
N e w a rk , N .J ., Jan. 1979_________________________________________
N ew O r le a n s , L a ., Jan. 1979 1_________________________________
N ew Y o r k , N .Y .- N .J ., M a y 1 9 7 9 -_______________________________
N o r fo lk —V ir g in ia B e a c h —P o r t s m o u t h , V a .—
N .C ., M a y 1979 1 ________________________________________________
N o r fo lk —V ir g in ia B e a c h - P o r t s m o u t h and
N e w p o r t N ew s—H a m p to n , V a .—N .C ., M a y 1 9 7 8 ------------------- N o r t h e a s t P e n n s y lv a n ia , A u g . 1978 ------------------------------------------O k la h o m a C it y , O k la ., A u g . 1 9 7 8 _______________________________
O m a h a , N e b r .—Iow a, O ct. 1 9 7 8 _________________________________
P a t e r s o n —C lifto n —P a s s a i c , N .J ., June 1979__________________
P h ila d e lp h ia , P a .—N .J ., N ov . 1978 _____________________________
P it t s b u r g h , P a ., Jan. 1979 1 ____________________________________
P o r t la n d , M a in e , D e c . 1978 1 ___________________________________
P o r t la n d , O r e g .—W a s h ., M a y 1979______________________________
P o u g h k e e p s ie , N. Y . , Jun e 1978 1________________________________
P o u g h k e e p s ie —K in g s to n —N e w b u rg h , N .Y ., June 1978 1 ________
P r o v i d e n c e —W a r w ic k —P a w t u c k e t , R .I .—
M a s s ., June 1 9 7 8 ________________________________________________
R ic h m o n d , V a ., June 19 7 9 _______________________________________
St. L o u is , M o .—111., M a r . 1979 1 ________________________________
S a c r a m e n t o , C a l i f ., D e c . 1978 __________________________________
S a g in a w , M ic h ., N ov. 1978 ______________________________________
S a lt L a k e C ity —O g d en , Utah, N ov. 1978 1 _____________________
San A n to n io , T e x ., M a y 19 7 9 ____________________________________
San D ie g o , C a l i f ., N ov . 1 9 7 8 ____________________________________
San F r a n c i s c o —O a k la n d , C a l i f ., M a r . 1979____________________
San J o s e , C a l i f ., M a r . 1979_____________________________________
S e a t tle —E v e r e t t , W a s h ., D e c . 1 9 7 8 _____________________________
S ou th B en d , In d ., A u g . 1 9 7 8 _____________________________________
T o le d o , O h io — ic h ., M a y 1 9 7 9 __________________________________
M
T r e n t o n , N .J ., S ep t. 1978 1 ______________________________________
U tica —R o m e , N . Y . , J u ly 1 9 7 8 ___________________________________
W a s h in g to n , D . C . - M d . - V a . , M a r . 1979________________________
W ic h ita , K a n s ., A p r . 19 7 9 _______________________________________
W o r c e s t e r , M a s s ., A p r . 1 9 7 9 ___________________________________
Y o r k , P a ., F e b . 1 9 7 9 _____________________________________________

B u lle tin n u m b e r
and p r i c e *
2 0 2 5 -6 0 ,
2 0 5 0 -8 ,
2 0 5 0 -1 ,
2 0 2 5 -3 3 ,
2 0 5 0 -5 ,
2 0 5 0 -2 ,
2 0 5 0 -3 0 ,

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

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

80 c e n ts
$ 1 .0 0
$ 1 .0 0
$ 1 .0 0
$ 1 .5 0
$ 1 .3 0
$ 1 .5 0
$ 1 .2 0
$ 1 .7 5
$1. 10
$ 1 .2 0

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

$ 1 .4 0
$ 1 .5 0
$ 1 .5 0
$ 1 .0 0
$ 1.00
$ 1 .3 0
$ 1 .0 0
$ 1 .0 0
$ 1 .2 0
$ 1 .1 0
$ 1 .0 0
$ 1 .0 0
$ 1 .1 0
$ 1 .2 0
$ 1 .0 0
$ 1 .2 0
$ 1 .0 0
$ 1 .5 0
$ 1 .0 0

* Prices are determined by the Government Printing Office and are subject to change.
1 Data on establishment practices and supplementary wage provisions are also presented.

Postage and Fees Paid
U.S. Department of Labor

U.S. Department of Labor
Bureau of Labor Statistics
Washington, D.C. 20212

Third Class Mail

Official Business
Penalty for private use, $300

Lab-441

Bureau of Labor Statistics Regional Offices
Region I

Region II

Region lit

Region IV

1603 JFK Federal Building
Government Center
Boston, Mass 02203
Phone: 223-6761 (Area Code 617)

Suite 3400
1515 Broadway
New York, N Y. 10036
Phone: 399-5406 (A reaC o de212)

3535 Market Street,
P O Box 13309
Philadelphia, Pa 19101
Phone: 596-1154 (A reaC ode215)

Suite 540
1371 Peachtree St., N E.
Atlanta, Ga 30309
Phone:881-4418 (A reaC ode404)

Connecticut
Maine
Massachusetts
New Hampshire
Rhode Island
Vermont

New Jersey
New York
Puerto Rico
Virgin Islands

Delaware
District of Colum bia
Maryland
Pennsylvania
Virginia
West Virginia

Alabama
Florida
Georgia
Kentucky
Mississippi
North Carolina
South Carolina
Tennessee

Region V

Region VI

Regions VII and V
III

Regions IX and X

9th Floor, 230 S. Dearborn St.
Chicago, III. 60604
Phone: 353-1880 (A reaC o de312)

Second Floor
555 G riffin Square Building
Dallas, Tex. 75202
Phone: 767-69 71 (Area Code 214)

Federal O ffice Building
911 Walnut St., 15th Floor
Kansas City, Mo 64106
Phone: 374-2481 (Area C ode816)

450 Golden Gate Ave
Box 36017
San Francisco, Calif. 94102
Phone:556-4678 (Area Code 415)

Arkansas
Louisiana
New Mexico
Oklahoma
Texas

VII
Iowa
Kansas
M issouri
Nebraska

Illinois
Indiana
Michigan
Minnesota
Ohio
W isconsin




VIII
Colorado
Montana
North Dakota
South Dakota
Utah
W yoming

IX
Arizona
California
Hawaii
Nevada

X
Alaska
Idaho
Oregon
W ashington


Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, One Federal Reserve Bank Plaza, St. Louis, MO 63102