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The Boston, Massachusetts, Metropolitan Area
August 1969

Bulletin

1660-16




U.S, DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
BUREAU OF LABOR STATISTICS

B U R E A U O F L A B O R S T A T IS T IC S R E G IO N A L O F F IC E S

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VIRGIN ISLANDS

Atlanta
D a lla s

PUERTO RICO
R eg io n I
R eg io n II
341 Ninth A ve.
1603-B Federal Building
New York, N. Y. 10001
Governm ent Center
Phone: 9 7 1 -5 4 0 5 (Area Code 212)
Boston, Mass. 02203
Phone: 2 2 3 -6 7 6 2 (Area Code 617)

R egion III
406 Penn Square Building
1317 Filbert St.
P h ilad elp h ia, Pa. 19107
Phone: 5 9 7 -7 7 9 6 (Area Code 215)

R egion IV
Suite 540
1371 P eachtree St. NE.
A tlanta, Ga. 30309
Phone: 5 2 6 -5 4 1 8 (Area Code 404)

R egion V
R egion VI
337 M ayflower Building
219 South Dearborn St.
411 North Akard St.
C hicago, 111. 60604
D alla s, T ex . 75201
Phone: 3 5 3 -7 2 3 0 (Area Code 312)
Phone: 7 4 9 - 3 5 1 6 (Area Code 214)

R egions VII and VIII
Federal O ffice Building
911 W alnut St. , 10th Floor
Kansas C ity, Mo. 64106
Phone: 3 7 4 -2 4 8 1 (Area Code 816)

R egions IX and X
450 G olden Gate A ve.
Box 36017
San Francisco, C alif. 94102
Phone: 5 5 6 -4 6 7 8 (Area Code 415)

* R egions VII and VIII w ill be serviced by Kansas City.
** R egions IX and X w ill be serv iced by San Francisco.



Area Wage Survey

The Boston, Massachusetts, Metropolitan Area




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1 969

Bulletin

1660-16
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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
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BUREAU OF LABOR STATISTICS
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P refa ce

p o lita n a r e a s s tu d ie d into one b u lle tin .
The second p re se n ts in fo r­
m a tio n w h ich h a s b e e n p r o je c te d f r o m in d iv id u al m e tr o p o lita n a r e a
d a ta to r e l a t e to g e o g r a p h ic r e g io n s an d th e U n ite d S ta te s .

T h e B u r e a u of L a b o r S t a t i s t i c s p r o g r a m of a n n u a l o c c u p a ­
tio n a l w a g e s u r v e y s in m e t r o p o li t a n a r e a s is d e s ig n e d to p r o v id e d a ta
on o ccu p atio n al e a rn in g s , and e s ta b lis h m e n t p r a c tic e s and su p p le m e n ­
ta ry w age p ro v isio n s.
It y i e l d s d e t a i l e d d a t a b y s e l e c t e d i n d u s t r y
d iv is io n f o r e a c h of th e a r e a s s t u d i e d , f o r g e o g r a p h i c r e g i o n s , a n d
fo r th e U n ite d S ta te s .
A m a j o r c o n s id e r a tio n in th e p r o g r a m is th e
n e e d f o r g r e a t e r i n s i g h t i n t o (1) t h 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 i o n a l c a t e g o r y a n d s k i l l l e v e l , a n d (2) t h e s t r u c t u r e a n d l e v e l o f w a g e s
am ong a r e a s and in d u stry d iv isio n s.

N in e ty a r e a s c u r r e n tl y a r e in c lu d e d in th e p r o g r a m . In e a c h
a r e a , in fo rm a tio n on o c c u p a tio n a l e a rn in g s is c o lle c te d a n n u a lly and on
e s ta b lis h m e n t p r a c tic e s and s u p p le m e n ta ry w ag e p ro v isio n s b ien n ially .
T h is b u lle tin p r e s e n t s r e s u l t s of th e s u r v e y in B o s to n , M a s s . ,
in A u g u s t 1969. T h e S ta n d a r d M e tr o p o lita n S t a tis tic a l A r e a , a s d e fin e d
b y th e B u r e a u of th e B u d g e t th r o u g h J a n u a r y 1968, c o n s i s t s of S u ffo lk
C o u n t y , 15 c o m m u n i t i e s i n E s s e x C o u n t y , 3 0 i n M i d d l e s e x C o u n t y , 2 0
in N o rfo lk C o u n ty , a n d 9 in P ly m o u th C o unty.
T h is stu d y w a s c o n ­
d u c te d b y th e B u r e a u 's r e g io n a l o ffice in B o s to n , M a s s ., u n d e r the
g e n e r a l d ir e c tio n of P a u l V. M u lk e rn , A s s is ta n t R e g io n a l D ir e c to r
fo r O p eratio n s.

A t th e e n d of e a c h s u r v e y , a n in d iv id u a l a r e a b u l l e t i n p r e ­
se n ts s u rv e y r e s u lts fo r e a c h a r e a stu d ied .
A fte r c o m p le tio n of all
of th e in d iv id u a l a r e a b u l l e t i n s f o r a r o u n d of s u r v e y s , tw o s u m m a r y
bulletin s a re issu e d .
T h e f i r s t b r i n g s d a t a f o r e a c h of th e m e t r o ­

C ontents
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E s t a b l i s h m e n t s a n d w o r k e r s w i t h i n s c o p e o f s u r v e y a n d n u m b e r s t u d i e d _______________________________________________________________________________
In d e x e s of s t a n d a r d w e e k l y s a l a r i e s a n d 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 f o r s e l e c t e d o c c u p a t i o n a l g r o u p s , a n d
p e r c e n t s o f i n c r e a s e f o r s e l e c t e d p e r i o d s ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________




NOTE:

S im ila r ta b u latio n s a r e av a ila b le for o th er a r e a s .

(See in s id e b a c k c o v e r.)

C u r r e n t r e p o r t s on o c c u p a tio n a l e a r n in g s and s u p p le m e n ta r y w a g e p r o v is io n s in th e B o s to n a r e a
a r e a l s o a v a i l a b l e f o r c o n t r a c t c l e a n in g s e r v i c e s ( J u ly 196 8 ), th e m a c h i n e r y i n d u s t r i e s ( O c to b e r 1968);
a n d w o m e n 's a n d m i s s e s ' d r e s s e s ( A u g u s t 1968); a n d o n e a r n i n g s o n ly f o r s e l e c t e d l a u n d r y a n d d r y
c l e a n in g o c c u p a t i o n s (A u g u st 1969).
U n i o n s c a l e s , i n d i c a t i v e of p r e v a i l i n g p a y l e v e l s , a r e a v a i l a b l e
fo r b u ild in g c o n s tru c tio n ; p rin tin g ; lo c a l - t r a n s i t o p e ra tin g e m p lo y e e s ; and m o to r tr u c k d r i v e r s , h e lp e r s ,
and a llied o ccu p atio n s.

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O f f i c e o c c u p a t i o n s —l a r g e e s t a b l i s h m e n t s —m e n a n d w o m e n ________________________________________________________________________________________
P r o f e s s i o n a l a n d t e c h n i c a l o c c u p a t i o n s —m e n a n d w o m e n ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------P r o f e s s i o n a l a n d t e c h n i c a l o c c u p a t i o n s —l a r g e e s t a b l i s h m e n t s —m e n a n d w o m e n _____________________________________________________________
O f f i c e , p r o f e s s i o n a l , a n d t e c h n i c a l o c c u p a t i o n s —m e n a n d w o m e n c o m b i n e d __________________________________________________________________
O f f i c e , p r o f e s s i o n a l , a n d t e c h n i c a l o c c u p a t i o n s —l a r g e e s t a b l i s h m e n t s —m e n a n d w o m e n c o m b i n e d ______________________________________
M a i n t e n a n c e a n d p o w e r p l a n t o c c u p a t i o n s ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________
M a i n t e n a n c e a n d p o w e r p l a n t o c c u p a t i o n s —l a r g e e s t a b l i s h m e n t s --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------C u s t o d i a l a n d m a t e r i a l m o v e m e n t o c c u p a t i o n s ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------C u s t o d i a l a n d m a t e r i a l m o v e m e n t o c c u p a t i o n s —l a r g e e s t a b l i s h m e n t s ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

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Area Wage Survey---The Boston, Mass., Metropolitan Area
Introduction
t o m e r i t p r e s e n t a t i o n , o r (2)
in d iv id u al e s ta b lis h m e n t data.

T h is a r e a is 1 o f 90 in w h ic h t h e U .S . D e p a r t m e n t of L a b o r ' s
B u r e a u of L a b o r S t a t i s t i c s c o n d u c t s s u r v e y s of o c c u p a t i o n a l e a r n i n g s
and re la te d b en efits on an are a w id e b a s is .1

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O c c u p a tio n a l e m p lo y m e n t and e a rn in g s d a ta a r e show n for
f u l l- t i m e w o r k e r s , i . e . , th o s e h i r e d to w o r k a r e g u l a r w e e k ly s c h e d u le
in th e g iv en o c c u p a tio n a l c la s s ific a tio n .
E a rn in g s d a ta ex clu d e p r e ­
m iu m p ay fo r o v e r tim e and fo r w o rk on w e e k e n d s , h o lid a y s , and late
sh ifts. N o n p ro d u c tio n b o n u se s a r e ex clu d e d , but c o s t-o f-liv in g a llo w ­
a n c e s an d in c e n tiv e e a r n in g s a r e in c lu d e d .
W h ere w eek ly h o u rs a re
r e p o r te d , a s fo r o ffice c l e r i c a l o c c u p a tio n s , r e f e r e n c e is to th e s ta n d ­
a r d w o rk w e e k (ro u n d e d to the n e a r e s t h a lf h o u r) fo 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 l a r s t r a i g h t - t i m e s a l a r i e s ( e x c l u s i v e of p a y f o r
o v e rtim e at re g u la r a n d /o r p re m iu m ra te s ). A v e ra g e w eek ly e a rn in g s
fo r th e s e o c c u p a tio n s h a v e b e e n ro u n d e d to th e n e a r e s t h a lf d o lla r.

T h is b u lle tin p r e s e n ts c u r r e n t o c c u p a tio n a l e m p lo y m e n t and
e a rn in g s in fo rm a tio n o b ta in e d la r g e ly by m a il f ro m th e e s ta b lis h m e n ts
v is ite d b y B u r e a u fie ld e c o n o m is ts in th e l a s t p r e v io u s s u r v e y fo r
o c c u p a tio n s r e p o r te d in th a t e a r l i e r stu d y . P e r s o n a l v is its w e r e m a d e
to n o n r e s p o n d e n ts an d to th o s e r e s p o n d e n ts r e p o r tin g u n u s u a l c h a n g e s
sin ce th e p re v io u s su rv e y .
In e a c h a r e a , d a ta a r e o b ta in e d f r o m r e p r e s e n t a t i v e e s t a b ­
lish m e n ts w ith in six b ro a d in d u s try d iv isio n s:
M a n u fa c tu rin g ; t r a n s ­
p o rta tio n , c o m m u n ic a tio n , an d o th e r p u b lic u tilitie s ; w h o le s a le tra d e ;
re ta il tra d e ; fin an ce, in s u ra n c e , and r e a l e s ta te ; and s e rv ic e s .
M a jo r
in d u stry g ro u p s ex clu d ed f ro m th e s e stu d ie s a r e g o v e rn m e n t o p e r a ­
tio n s and th e c o n s tru c tio n and e x tra c tiv e in d u s tr ie s . E s ta b lis h m e n ts
h a v in g f e w e r t h a n a p r e s c r i b e d n u m b e r of w o r k e r s a r e o m i t t e d b e c a u s e
th e y te n d to f u r n is h in s u ffic ie n t e m p lo y m e n t in th e o c c u p a tio n s stu d ie d
to w a r r a n t in c lu sio n .
S e p a r a te ta b u la tio n s a r e p r o v id e d f o r e a c h of
th e b ro a d in d u s try d iv isio n s w h ich m e e t p u b licatio n c r ite r ia .

T he a v e ra g e s p r e s e n te d re fle c t c o m p o site , a re a w id e e s ti­
m ates.
In d u strie s and e sta b lish m e n ts
d if fe r in p a y le v e l a n d jo b
sta ffin g and;' th u s , c o n trib u te d iffe re n tly to th e e s tim a te s fo r e a c h job.
T h e p a y r e l a t i o n s h i p o b ta in a b le f r o m th e a v e r a g e s m a y fa il to r e f l e c t
a c c u r a t e l y t h e w a g e s p r e a d o r d i f f e r e n t i a l m a i n t a i n e d a m o n g j o b s in
in d iv id u a l e s t a b l i s h m e n t s . S i m i la r l y , d i f f e r e n c e s in a v e r a g e p a y le v e ls
fo r m e n an d w o m e n in an y of th e s e le c te d o c c u p a tio n s sh o u ld not be
a s s u m e d to r e f le c t d if f e r e n c e s in p a y t r e a t m e n t of the s e x e s w ith in
in d iv id u al e s ta b lis h m e n ts .
O th e r p o ss ib le f a c to rs w h ich m a y c o n tr ib ­
u te to d i f f e r e n c e s in p a y f o r m e n a n d w o m e n in c lu d e :
D i f f e r e n c e s in
p r o g r e s s i o n w ith in e s ta b lis h e d r a te r a n g e s , sin c e on ly th e a c tu a l r a te s
p a id i n c u m b e n ts a r e c o lle c te d ; a n d d i f f e r e n c e s in s p e c ific d u tie s p e r ­
f o rm e d , alth o u g h th e w o r k e r s a r e c la s s if ie d a p p r o p ria te ly w ith in the
s a m e s u rv e y jo b d e s c rip tio n .
Jo b d e s c r i p t i o n s u s e d in c la s s if y in g e m ­
p lo y e e s in th e s e s u r v e y s a r e u s u a lly m o r e g e n e r a liz e d th a n th o s e u s e d
in in d iv id u a l e s ta b lis h m e n ts a n d allo w fo r m in o r d if f e r e n c e s a m o n g
e s ta b lis h m e n ts in th e s p e c ific d u tie s p e r f o r m e d .

T h e s e s u r v e y s a r e c o n d u c te d on a s a m p le b a s i s b e c a u s e of
th e u n n e c e s s a r y c o s t in v o lv e d in s u r v e y in g a ll e s ta b lis h m e n ts .
To
o b ta in o p t i m u m a c c u r a c y a t m i n i m u m c o s t , a g r e a t e r p r o p o r t i o n of
l a r g e t h a n of s m a l l e s t a b l i s h m e n t s is s tu d ie d . In c o m b in in g th e d a ta ,
h o w e v e r, all e s ta b lis h m e n ts a r e g iv en th e ir a p p r o p ria te w eig h t.
E s­
tim a te s b a se d on th e e s ta b lis h m e n ts stu d ied a r e p re s e n te d , th e r e fo r e ,
a s r e l a t i n g to a ll e s t a b l i s h m e n t s in th e i n d u s t r y g r o u p in g a n d a r e a ,
e x c e p t fo r th o s e b elo w th e m in im u m s iz e stu d ied .

Occupations and Earnings
T h e o c c u p a tio n s s e le c te d fo r stu d y a r e c o m m o n to a v a r ie ty
•of m a n u f a c t u r i n g a n d n o n m a n u f a c t u r i n g i n d u s t r i e s , a n d a r e o f t h e f o l ­
lo w in g ty p e s :
(1) O f f i c e c l e r i c a l ; (2) p r o f e s s i o n a l a n d t e c h n i c a l ; (3)
m a i n t e n a n c e a n d p o w e r p l a n t ; a n d (4) c u s t o d i a l a n d m a t e r i a l m o v e m e n t .
O c c u p a tio n a l c la s s if ic a tio n is b a s e d on a u n ifo rm s e t of jo b d e s c r i p ­
tio n s d e s ig n e d to ta k e a c c o u n t of in te r e s ta b lis h m e n t v a r ia tio n in d u tie s
w ith in th e s a m e jo b .
T he o ccu p atio n s se le c te d fo r stu d y a r e lis te d
an d d e s c rib e d in th e a p p en d ix .
T h e e a r n in g s d a ta fo llo w in g th e jo b
t i t l e s a r e f o r a ll i n d u s t r i e s c o m b in e d . E a r n i n g s d a ta f o r s o m e of th e
o ccu p a tio n s lis te d and d e s c rib e d , o r fo r so m e in d u s try d iv isio n s w ith in
o c c u p a t i o n s , 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 e c a u s e e i t h e r
(1) e m p l o y m e n t i n t h e o c c u p a t i o n i s t o o s m a l l t o p r o v i d e e n o u g h d a t a

O c c u p a tio n a l e m p lo y m e n t e s t i m a t e s r e p r e s e n t th e to ta l in a ll
e s t a b l i s h m e n t s w ith in th e s c o p e of th e s tu d y a n d n o t th e n u m b e r a c t u ­
ally su rv e y e d .
B e c a u s e of d i f f e r e n c e s in o c c u p a tio n a l s t r u c t u r e a m o n g
e s ta b lis h m e n ts , th e e s tim a te s of o ccu p atio n al 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 of e s ta b lis h m e n ts stu d ie d s e r v e o n ly to in d ic a te th e re la tiv e
im p o r ta n c e of th e jo b s stu d ie d .
T h e s e d if fe r e n c e s in o c c u p a tio n a l
s t r u c t u r e do n o t a ffe c t m a te r i a l l y th e a c c u r a c y of th e e a rn in g s d ata.
E sta b lish m e n t P ra c tic e s and S u p p le m e n ta ry W age P ro v is io n s

T a b u la tio n s on se le c te d e s ta b lis h m e n t p r a c tic e s and su p p le ­
m e n t a r y w a g e p r o v i s i o n s ( B - s e r i e s ta b le s ) a r e n o t p r e s e n t e d in th is
b u lletin .
In fo rm a tio n fo r th e s e ta b u la tio n s is c o lle c te d b ien n ially .
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Included in the 90 areas are four studies conducted under contract with the New York StateT h e s e t a b u l a t i o n s o n m i n i m u m e n t r a n c e s a l a r i e s f o r i n e x p e r i e n c e d
Department of Labor. These areas are Binghamton (New York portion only); Rochester (office occu­
w o m e n o ffic e w o r k e r s ; sh ift d if f e r e n tia ls ; s c h e d u le d w e e k ly h o u r s ; paid
pations only); Syracuse; and Utica—
Rome. In addition, the Bureau conducts more limited area studies
h o lid a y s; p aid v a c a tio n s ; and h e a lth , in s u r a n c e , and p e n sio n p lan s a re
in 78 areas at the request of the Wage and Hour and Public Contracts Divisions of the U.S. De­
partment of Labor.
p r e s e n t e d (in th e B - s e r i e s ta b le s ) in p r e v i o u s b u lle tin s fo r th is a r e a .




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E s t a b l i s h m e n t s a n d W o r k e r s W ith in S c o p e o f S u r v e y a n d N u m b e r S tu d ie d in B o s to n ,
b y M a jo r I n d u s tr y D iv is io n , 2 A u g u s t 1969

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 ts in s c o p e
o f s tu d y

In d u s try d iv isio n

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

M a s s .,

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

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N o n m a n u f a c t u r in g --------------------------------------------------T r a n s p o r t a t i o n , c o m m u n i c a t i o n , and
o t h e r p u b lic u t i l i t i e s 5 _______________________
W h o le s a le t r a d e ________________________________
R e t a il t r a d e _____________________________________
F i n a n c e , i n s u r a n c e , and r e a l e s t a t e ________
S e r v i c e s 6 _______________________________________

100

-

468
1, 0 4 9

94
227

2 3 3 , 176
2 7 5 , 730

46
54

128, 675
167, 825

100
50
100
50
50

64
270
177
202
336

27
49
45
42
64

39,
34,
82,
60,
57,

846
260
937
776
911

8
7
16
12
11

33,
11,
54,
41,
27,

633
185
105
484
418

L a rg e e s ta b lish m e n ts
A ll d i v i s i o n s __________________________________

-

179

117

2 9 9 , 612

100

2 5 5 ,4 4 5

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 in g _________________________________
T r a n s p o r t a t i o n , c o m m u n i c a t i o n , and
o t h e r p u b lic u t i l i t i e s 5 _______________________
W h o le s a le t r a d e ________________________________
R e t a il t r a d e _____________________________________
F i n a n c e , i n s u r a n c e , and r e a l e s t a t e ________
S e r v ic e s 6 _ _
_

500

-

104
75

50
67

155, 937
143, 675

52
48

117, 911
1 3 7 ,5 3 4

500
500
500
500
50 0

12
5
24
18
16

11
4
19
18
15

30,
4,
52,
37,
19,

496
009
242
016
912

10
1
18
12
7

29,
3,
47,
37,
19,

967
459
858
016
234

1 T h e B o s to n S ta n d a r d M e t r o p o l i t a n S t a t i s t i c a l A r e a , a s d e f in e d b y th e B u r e a u o f th e B u d g e t t h r o u g h J a n u a r y 1 9 6 8 . c o n s i s t s o f S u ffo lk C o u n ty ,
15 c o m m u n i t i e s i n E s s e x C o u n ty , 30 i n M i d d le s e x C o u n ty , 2 0 i n N o r f o l k C o u n ty , a n d 9 i n P ly m o u t h C o u n ty .
T h e " w o r x e r s w ith in s c o p e o f s tu d y "
e s tim a te s sh o w n in th is ta b le p ro v id e a r e a s o n a b ly a c c u r a te d e s c r ip tio n o f th e s iz e an d c o m p o s itio n of th e la b o r f o r c e in c lu d e d in th e s u rv e y .
The
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 , to s e r v e a s a b a s is o f c o m p a r is o n w ith o th e r e m p lo y m e n t in d e x e s fo r th e a r e a to m e a s u r e e m p lo y m e n t tr e n d s
o r l e v e l s s i n c e (1 ) p l a n n i n g o f w a g e s u r v e y s r e q u i r e s t h e u s e o f e s t a b l i s h m e n t d a t a c o m p i l e d c o n s i d e r a b l y i n a d v a n c e o f t h e p a y r o l l p e r i o d s t u d i e d ,
a n d (2 ) s m a l l e s t a b l i s h m e n t s a r e e x c l u d e d f r o m t h e s c o p e o f t h e s u r v e y .
2 T h e 1967 e d itio n o f th e S ta n d a r d I n d u s t r i a l C la s s if ic a tio n M a n u a l w a s u s e d in c la s s if y in g e s ta b lis h m e n ts b y in d u s tr y d iv is io n .
3 I n c lu d e s a l l e s t a b l i s h m e n t s w ith t o t a l e m p lo y m e n t a t o r a b o v e th e m in im u m l i m i t a t i o n .
A ll o u tle ts (w ith in th e a r e a ) o f c o m p a n ie s in s u c h
i n d u s tr i e s a s t r a d e , f in a n c e , a u to r e p a i r s e r v ic e , a n d m o tio n p ic tu r e t h e a te r s a r e c o n s id e r e d a s 1 e s ta b lis h m e n t.
4 I n c lu d e s a ll w o r k e r s in a l l e s t a b l i s h m e n t s w ith t o t a l e m p lo y m e n t ( w ith in th e a r e a ) a t o r a b o v e th e m in im u m l i m i t a t i o n .
5 T a x ic a b s a n d s e r v ic e s in c id e n ta l to w a te r tr a n s p o r ta t io n w e r e e x c lu d e d .
B o s t o n 's t r a n s i t s y s t e m i s m u n i c i p a l l y o p e r a t e d a n d i s e x c l u d e d
b y d e f in itio n f r o m th e s c o p e o f th e s tu d y .
6 H o te ls a n d m o te ls ; la u n d r ie s a n d o th e r p e r s o n a l s e r v ic e s ; b u s in e s s s e r v ic e s ; a u to m o b ile r e p a i r , r e n ta l, an d p a r k in g ; m o tio n p i c tu r e s ; n o n p ro f it
m e m b e r s h ip o r g a n iz a tio n s (e x c lu d in g r e lig io u s a n d c h a r ita b le o r g a n iz a tio n s ) ; a n d e n g in e e r in g a n d a r c h i t e c t u r a l s e r v ic e s .

fo llo w in g

O v e r tw o - f if th s o f th e w o r k e r s w ith in s c o p e o f th e s u r v e y in th e B o s to n a r e a w e r e e m p lo y e d
p r e s e n ts th e m a jo r in d u s tr y g ro u p s an d s p e c if ic in d u s tr ie s a s a p e r c e n t o f a ll m a n u fa c tu rin g :
In d u s try g ro u p s
E l e c t r i c a l e q u i p m e n t a n d s u p p l i e s ----------------------------------------- 2 4
T r a n s p o r t a t i o n e q u i p m e n t ______________________________________ 13
M a c h i n e r y , e x c e p t e l e c t r i c a l _________________________________ 10
F o o d a n d k i n d r e d p r o d u c t s -------------------------------------------------------- 8
I n s t r u m e n t s a n d r e l a t e d p r o d u c t s ____________________________
8
P r i n t i n g a n d p u b l i s h i n g -------------------------------------------------------------- 7
R u b b e r a n d p l a s t i c s p r o d u c t s __________________________________ 6
L e a t h e r a n d l e a t h e r p r o d u c t s __________________________________ 5

in

m a n u fa c tu rin g

firm s ,

The

S p e c ific in d u s tr ie s
C o m m u n i c a t i o n e q u i p m e n t ________________________________
A i r c r a f t a n d p a r t s ___________________________________________
E l e c t r o n i c c o m p o n e n t s a n d a c c e s s o r i e s _______________
S h i p a n d b o a t b u i l d i n g a n d r e p a i r i n g ____________________
F o o t w e a r , e x c e p t r u b b e r __________________________________

T h is in f o r m a tio n is b a s e d o n e s t i m a t e s o f to ta l e m p lo y m e n t d e r iv e d f r o m u n iv e r s e m a t e r ia l s c o m p ile d p r i o r to
P ro p o r tio n s in v a r io u s in d u s tr y d iv is io n s m a y d iffe r fr o m
p r o p o r tio n s b a s e d o n th e r e s u lt s o f th e s u r v e y a s sh o w n in

9
7
7
5
4

a c tu a l s u rv e y .
ta b le 1 ab o v e .

W age T rends for Selected Occupational G roups
P re s e n te d
in

a v e ra g e

and

in a v e r a g e

a re

a

w ages

d a te

th e

in d ex .

c h an g es

m e a s u re s

of

m e a s u re
of

a v e ra g e

of

in

a ssig n e d

o ccu p atio n al

e m p lo y m en ts
for

2

th e

la te r

is

th e

fo r
e a ch
fo r

by

le s s

g ro u p .

a re a

th e
th e

a

p re m iu m

pay

late

in d ex
to

th e

re la te

not

e sta b lish m e n ts

e a rn in g s

th e

e s tim a te s

a re

of

e a c h

for

and

m o st

in d u stria l
fo r

F o r

fo r

a re

of

w o rk

b a se d

th e

th e

p lan t

s tra ig h t-tim e

p e rc e n ta g e s

in clu d e

an d

s a la rie s

o v e rtim e .

o v e rtim e

T he

and

w o rk e rs

w eek ly

in a v e ra g e

fo r

sh ifts.

p a tio n s

to

c le ric a l

re g u la r

c o n d u c te d

p e rio d

T h e se

to

ch a n g es

in c re a s e

th ey

e x c lu siv e

of

o ffice

re la te

m e a s u re

fro m

b a se

F o r
tre n d s

in d ex e s

p e rc e n t

su rv e y

o r

a re a ;

change
n u rse s ,

T he

a s

100

th e

ch ange

next

th e

T h e se

w o rk e r

h o u rly
on

on

n u rse s ,
n o rm a l

fo r

n u m e ric a lly

w age

g ro u p s,

e a rn in g s,

w eek en d s,

d a ta

th e

w o rk w eek ,
th ey

e x c lu d in g

h o lid a y s,

se le c te d

im p o rta n t

key

and
o c c u ­

jo b s

w ith in

group.

a re

in te n d e d

in

th e

L im ita tio n s

a re a .

re la tiv e

p e rc e n t,

by

c o n sta n t

th e

th e

re la te d
fo r

th e

b a se

and

em p lo y m en t

w e ig h ts

by

d iv id in g

y e a r 's
in

th e

of

(100) b y

in d ex .

co m p u tin g

th e

D ata

w ages
tio n s

of

in d ex

(2)

m e rit
in

c h a n g es

to

w h ile

in

ex p a n sio n s,

w o rk e rs

C h an g es

in

re la tiv e

th at

ev en

lab o r

th o u g h

a v e ra g e

tre n d s:

w ag es

e n te re d

e a rn in g s

th e

a ll

m a y

a re a

m a y

have

ris e n

c h a n g es

c lu d e d
in

in

th e
in

3

of

th e

pay

lab o r

fo rc e

by

c a u se

a c tu a l

d e c lin e d

pay

(3)

and

w age
in

a n

a re a

gave

is

fo rc e s .
th e

tu rn ­

p ro p o r­

pay

lev e ls.
in

in c re a s e s ,

e sta b lish m e n ts

S im ila rly ,

c o n sta n t,

y et

b e c a u se

th e

c o n c e iv a b le

w age

lo w e r-p a y in g

in d i­

lab o r

d e c re a s e s
It

of
and

a v e ra g e

in th e

d iffe re n t
o r

by

in

fro m

c h an g es

w ith

s a la ry

re c e iv e d

c h a n g es.

w o rk

m e a s u re s

c h a n g es

in c re a s e s

b e c a u se

th e ir

in

a s

g e n e ra l

re su ltin g

e sta b lish m e n ts

can

(1)

and

red u c tio n s,

ex p an d ed

c o n sta n t
p ro p o rtio n
T he

for

h ig h e r-p a y in g

o v e rtim e .
in d ex e s

W h ere

and
in

of

w o rk

a v e ra g e s

fo r

w ages
a n

a re a

e sta b lish m e n ts

sco p e

of

th e

ch an g e

h o u rs.

n e c e s s a ry ,

d a ta
ch an g e

su rv e y .

e lim in a te s

re p re s e n te d

of

sch ed u le s,
of

w e ig h ts

w o rk e rs

p e rc e n ta g e s

p e rc e n ta g e s

th e

e m p lo y m en t

s tra ig h t-tim e

sta n d a rd

th e

c h a n g es

th e

re la tiv e ly

d a ta .

fo r
by

jo b ,

c o n sid e ra b ly

u se

in

a v e ra g e

c h an g es

in c re a s e s

sa m e

fo rc e

ch an g e,
by:

a re a .

T he
of

o th e r

e sta b lish m e n ts

re m a in e d

of

in flu e n ce d

th e

w ith o u t

o r

have
th e

o r

fo rc e

have

m a y

e n te re d

p e rc e n ta g e s
a re

e m p lo y e d

th e

o ccu p atio n al a v e ra g e s

O f f ic e c l e r i c a l ( m e n a n d w o m e n ) : O f f ic e c l e r i c a l ( m e n a n d w o m e n ) — S k i l l e d m a i n t e n a n c e ( m e n ) :
Bookkeeping-m achine
Continued
Carpenters
o p e r a t o r s , c la s s B
S ecretaries
E lectricians
C l e i k s , a c c o u n t i n g , c la s s e s
Stenographers, general
M achinists
A and B
S t e n o g r a p h e r s , s e n io r
M echanics
C l e rk s , f i l e , c la ss es
S w i t c h b o a r d o p e r a t o r s , c la ss e s
M echanics (autom otive)
A , B, a n d C
A and B
P a i n te r s
Clerks, order
T a b u l a t i n g - m a c h i n e operators,
Pipefitters
Clerks, payroll
c la s s B
Tool and die m akers
C o m p t o m e t e r o p e ra t o rs
T y p i s ts , c la s s e s A a n d B
K e y p u n c h o p e r a t o r s , c la ss e s
U nskilled p l a n t (men):
A and B
I n d u st r ia l nurses ( m e n a n d w o m e n ) :
J a n i t o r s , p o r te r s , a n d c l e a n e r s
N ur se s, i n d u s t r ia l ( r e g i s t e r e d )
O f f ic e boys a n d girls
Laborers, m a t e r i a l h an d lin g




due
fo rc e

an d

a v e ra g e s ,

w o rk e rs

o v e r,

fo r

in d ex e s

a re a

c h a n g es,

th e

(com pound)
w age

in

v id u al

re su lta n t

. T he

A v e ra g e
th e

and

w age

fo r

a g g re g a te s

T he

m u ltip ly

T he
ch ange

y e a r

a g g re g a te

ch an g e.

re la tiv e
to

T he

y e a r.

p e rc e n ta g e

b a se

e a rn in g s

w e ig h t,

to ta le d .

e a rlie r

y e a r

u se d

re fle c t

(m ean)

o ccu p atio n al

c o n tin u in g

p rev io u s
w e re

o ccu p atio n al

w e re

th e

th e

w ith in

a v e ra g e

g ro u p

show s

y e a r

o ccu p atio n s

by

a n

p ro p o rtio n a te

its

T he

in th e

w e re

of m u ltip ly in g

fo llo w in g

on

p o ssib le .

a g g re g a te

su cceed in g

o ccu p atio n s

b a se d

m u ltip lie d

y e a rs

100

y e a r 's

th e

in

key

w eig h t

o c cu p atio n s

y e a r

p ro d u ct

th e

g ro u p s.

d a te s.

fo r

c h a n g es

th e
fro m

of

in d ic a te d

s e le c te d
a

w e re

a ll

c o n sec u tiv e

re la tiv e ,

th e

w h e re v e r

o ccu p atio n

for

of

of

in d u stria l

e x p re s s e d

S u b tra c tin g

w ag es

a v e ra g e s

pay

th e

w as

p ro d u cts

(d ate

and

w o rk e r

tim e ,

1961).
in

p e rc e n ta g e s

C o m p u tin g

g ro u p

e a c h

p lan t

g iv en

an d

w o rk e rs

p e rc e n ta g e s

b e tw e en

E a c h
th e

a

ch ange

in

in d ex es

s e le c te d
a t

Ju n e

T he

change

a re

c le ric a l

p e rio d

and

p e rc e n ta g e

th e

M eth o d

of

b a se

I960

2

o ffice

w ag es

th e

Ju ly

of

w age
to

of

d u rin g

y ield s

tab le

of

e a rn in g s

m e a s u re

b e tw e e n

in

s a la rie s

T hey

a s

such,

w e re
an y

in

re fle c t
a re
o r

a d ju ste d

th e

e a ch
o n ly

effect
jo b

not

in flu e n ce d

by

p re m iu m

to

s ig n ific a n t

re m o v e
effect

in ­

ch an g es
by
pay
fro m

c a u se d

4

T a b le

2.

In d ex es

of S ta n d a rd

B o sto n ,

M a s s .,

W eek ly

A u g u st

S a la rie s

1969

and

and

S tra ig h t-T im e

S e p te m b e r

1968*

and

H o u rly

E a rn in g s

P e rc e n ts

fo r

S elected

of In c re a s e

fo r

A ll in d u s tr ie s

M a n u fa c tu rin g

In d u stria l

S k ille d

U n sk ille d

O ffic e

In d u stria l

S k ille d

n u rse s

m a in te n a n c e

p lan t

c le ric a l

n u rse s

m ain ten a n c e

p lan t

tra d e s

w o rk e rs

tra d e s

w o rk e rs

(m en)

(m en)

w om en)

(m en)

(m en)

and

w om en)

(m e n

and

w om en)

In d ex es

1 9 6 9 ___

_________________________________ ____

1968__

in

O ffic e
(m en

S e p te m b e r

G ro u p s

P e rio d s

c le ric a l

P e rio d

A u g u st

O c c u p a tio n a l

S e le c te d

_____________________

_________

S e p te m b e r

1968 to

A u g u st

1967 to

S e p te m b e r

1 9 6 9 _____________
1 9 6 8 _______

and

w om en)

(O c to b e r

(m en

and

1960*100)

1 4 6 .8

1 6 0 .8

1 4 2 .2

1 3 6 .9

1 4 3 .0

1 5 9 .6

1 3 9 .5

1 3 5 .0

1 3 7 .1

1 5 0 .6

1 3 5 .6

129-3

1 3 4 .2

1 5 0 .0

1 3 3 .3

1 2 7 .4

P e rc e n ts

S e p te m b e r

(m e n

U n sk ille d

7 .1

6 .8

4 .8

6 .1

6 4

7 .0

of in c re a se

5 .9
6 .5

6 .6

6 .4

4

7

5 .9

6 .0

7 .8

6 .8

4 .8

O c to b e r

1966

to

S e p te m b e r

1 9 6 7 ___________

5 .5

1 2 .7

4 .3

4 .7

4 .1

9 .9

4 .5

4 .5

O c to b e r

1965

to

O c to b e r

1 9 6 6 _______________

3 .8

3 .3

4 .5

4 .6

3 .6

3 .7

4 .6

6 .0

O c to b e r

1964

to

O c to b e r

1 9 6 5 _______________

4 .8

4 .1

.3

3 .2

4 .4

3 .7

1 .6

O c to b e r

1963

to

O c to b e r

1964 _

2 .8

4 .9
4 .1

2 .4

1 .2

3 .8

5 .6

2 .2

2 .6

2 .6

3.1

2 .8

3 .1

2 .4

3 .4
2 .8

2 .9
3 .1
3 .3

2 .1

3 .5
2 .2

4 .4
4 .0

3 .5
1 .1

2 .2
.7

4 .7

4 .6

4 .0

4 .1

4 .8

4 .6

_________

O c to b e r

1962 to

O c to b e r

1963

_____________

O c to b e r

1961

to

O c to b e r

1962

__________

O c to b e r

I960

to

O c to b e r

1 9 6 1 _____________

3 .9

3 .8
4 .5

O c to b e r

1959

to

O c to b e r

I 9 6 0 _______________

4 .9

4 .1




2 .9
2 .5

5
A. O ccupational E arn in g s
Table A-l. Office Occupations—Men and Women
( A v e r a g e s t r a i g h t - t i m e w e e k l y h o u r s an d e a r n i n g s f o r s e l e c t e d o c c u p a t i o n s s t u d i e d on a n a r e a b a s i s
b y i n d u s t r y d i v i s i o n , B o s t o n , M a s s . , A u g u s t 1969)
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 of—
Number
Sex, o c c u p a t i o n , and i n d u s t r y d i v i s i o n

woikers

Average
weekly
hours1
(standard) Mean2

$

$
55

Median 2

Middle range 2

$
60

S
65

S

i

70

75

S
80

$
85

$
90

$

$
95

100

$
110

$

$
120

130

t

t
140

150

180

1--—
$
190 200
210

210 over

(

s
160

170

and
under

and

60

65

70

75

80

85

90

95

100

110

120

130

140

150

160

170

180

190

200

-

-

-

-

-

-

4
4

12
12

16
4
12

-

4
-

1
11

4
4

56
10
46
12
2
“

8
6
2
1
1

ii
ii
-

-

118
3
115
6
3
37

20
9
11
5

-

104
26
78
16
26

11
11

-

94
36
58
15
19
16

-

-

74
33
41
11
12
17

14
12
2

-

31
9
22
2
6
12

-

-

-

5
2

8
2

59
56
28
27

44
39
12
23

49
45
24
12

41
37
19
12

45
38
21
12

32
29
26

6
4
1

1
1

1
1

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

6
6
5

16
3
13
12

8
4
4
4

23
7
16
16

90
24
66
66

65
34
31
31

71
13
58
57

52
23
29
29

69
21
48
48

61
7
54
54

21
1
20
20

1
1
“

10
2
8
8

8
“
8
8

HEN
C L E R K S , A C C O U N T IN G , C LA SS A -----------M A N U F A C T U R IN G ---------------------------------------N O N H A N U F A C T U R IN G -------------------------------WHOLESALE TRADE -----------------------------R E T A IL TRADE ------------------------------------F IN A N C E 1 --------------------------------------------------

573
170
403
62
58
124

38.5
38.5
38.5
39.0
38.0
37.5

$
135.50
131.00
137.50
136.00
121.50
131.00

$
$
121.00-148.00
119.50-167.00
122.00-146.50
123.50-144.00
109.50-129.00
115.00-143.00

C L E R K S , A C C O U N T IN G , C LASS 8 -----------N O N M A N U FA C TU R IN G -------------------------------WHOLESALE TRADE -----------------------------F IN A N C E 3 --------------------------------------------------

291
254
131
87

37.5 100.50
98.00
98.00
37.5 101.00
37.0 102.50 105.50
38.0
97.00
93.50

90 .0 0- 11 1. 50
90 .5 0- 11 1. 50
92 .0 0-114.00
89.00-106.00

-

C L E R K S , ORDER ----------------------------------------------M A N U F A C T U R IN G ---------------------------------------N O N M A N U FA C TU R IN G -------------------------------WHOLESALE TRADE ------------------------------

507
142
365
362

39.0
38.0
39.5
39.5

118.00-153.50
116.00-149.50
118.00-160.50
118.00-160.50

-

137.50
130.00
138.50
139.00

~
*

~

“

-

1

_
-

_

-

_

-

“

-

-

6
2
4
4

-

-

-

-

-

-

3

3

2

13

4

11

13

2

19

-

-

-

-

-

-

82.50
86.50
81.00
81.00
81.50
80.00
79.00
86.00

81.00
84.50
80.00
79.00
80.00
80.50
79.00
86.50

88.50
93.50
87.00
84.00
89.00
84.50
85.00
96.50

-

35

191
25
166
19
13
26
87
21

141
40
101
9
7
19
58
8

114
28
86
2
8
10
44
22

53
26
27
5
6
10
6

42
4
38
-

42
21
21
1
4
2
2
12

5
3
2
2

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

35
1
34

100
32
68
5
16
35
12

11
11

-

24
5
19
4
10
5

-

-

-

-

-

126.50
130.00
124.00
120.50

123.50
132.50
120.00
119.00

117.00-136.50
118.50-142.00
116.00-129.50
115.50-127.00

_
“

_
-

_
~
_

_
~
”

_

_
-

_
-

~

1
1

~

42
11
31
30

32
12
20
18

24
14
10
7

13
9
4
1

38.5 113.00 110.00 10 1.50-120.50
39.5 112.50 112.00 10 3.00-118.50
38.0 113.50 109.00 10 0.00-125.50

_
-

_
-

_

_

_

15
4
11

4
4

5
2
3

2

1
1

70
758
195
563
41
56
63
298
105

38.0
39.0
37.5
38.5
38.5
37.0
37.5
38.0

T A B U L A T IN G -H A C H IN E O P E R A TO R S ,
C LA S S A -----------------------------------------------------------M A N U FA C TU R IN G ---------------------------------------N O N M A N U FA C TU R IN G --------------------------------F IN A N C E 3--------------------------------------------------

135
62
73
62

38.0
39.0
37.0
36.5

T A B U L A T IN G -M A C H IN E O P E R A T O R S ,
C LA S S B -----------------------------------------------------------M A N U F A C T U R IN G ---------------------------------------N O N M A N U FA C TU R IN G --------------------------------

126
57
69

T A B U L A T IN G -M A C H IN E O P E R A TO R S ,
C LA SS C -----------------------------------------------------------N O N M A N U FA C TU R IN G --------------------------------

137.50
133.00
139.50
139.50

-

1
”

38.5 127.00 129.50 108.50-152.00

PA YR O LL ------------------------------------------

O F F IC E BOYS ---------------------------------------------------M A N U F A C T U R IN G ---------------------------------------N O N M A N U FA C TU R IN G -------------------------------P U B L IC U T I L I T I E S 4 --------------------------W HOL ESAL E T RAD E -----------------------------R E T A IL TRADE ------------------------------------F IN A N C E 3 -------------------------------------------------S E R V IC E S -----------------------------------------------

CLERKS,

$
136.00
143.00
133.00
131.50
121.00
127.00

76.0077.5075.5076.5074.5077.0074.5077.50-

~

_
”

_

_

_

8
8
8
3
3
3

67
57

37.5
37.5

94.00
91.00

92.50
89.50

86.50-101.50
85.50- 98.00

B IL L E R S , M A C H IN E ( B I L L I N G
M A C H IN E ) --------------------------------------------------------N O N M A N U FA C TU R IN G -------------------------------WHOLESALE TRADE -----------------------------R E T A IL TRADE -------------------------------------

283
254
169
69

39.0
39.0
39.0
38.0

92.00
91.00
94.00
81.50

92.50
91.50
94.00
85.00

83.50-101.00
83.50- 98.50
86 .0 0-100.50
76.00- 91.50

“

B I L L E R S , M A C H IN E (B O O K K E E P IN G
M A C H IN E ) --------------------------------------------------------N O N M A N U FA C TU R IN G -------------------------------R E T A IL TRADE -------------------------------------

183
155
90

37.5
37.5
38.0

93.50
91.00
80.00

92.50
91.00
76.50

76 .5 0-107.00
74.50- 10 5. 50
71.50- 90.50

-

1
18
19

-

“

~

13
7
6
6

“

“

*

7
3
4

3
2
1

15
2
13

38
19
19

31
22
9

_

1
1

3
3

8
8

18
18

8
8

10
9

12
9

5

-

8
8
8

25
19
11
8

43
43
28
11

29
29
16
11

59
59
40
19

35
35
30
4

53
36
28

21
17
16

27
27
27

17
17
15

14
8
6

6
6
4

30
30
18

8
2
1

29
23
1

13
13
3

10
5
1

~

_

_

"

2
2

_
-

_
“

i
i
-

'
2
2
~

_

_
-

-

-

2

4
1
3

1

_

_

_

_

_

_

_

_

_

_

_

-

_

-

-

*

2

11
11
11

7
7

WOMEN

Se e f o o tn o t e s a t e nd of t a b le .




_

5
*

10
10
*

-

-

6
Table A-l. Office Occupations—Men and Women— Continued
( A v e r a g e s t r a i g h t - t i m e w e e k ly h o u r s a n d e a r n in g s f o r s e le c t e d o c c u p a tio n s s tu d ie d on a n a r e a b a s is
b y in d u s try d iv is io n , B o s to n , M a s s . , A u g u s t 1969)

Weekly amings1
d
ard)
Sex, o c c u p a t i o n , a n d i n d u s t r y d i v i s i o n

Iu f
I u
we*.„

Average
weekly
hours1
[
standard)

N u m b e r of workers receiving s traight -time weekly earnings o
$

S
55

Mean2

Median 2

Middle range 2

*
60

t
65

$
70

*
75

70

75

80

212
72
140
61

37.5
39.0
36.5
37.5

“

-

“

-

-

83.50-104.50
89.50-113.00
82.50-101.00
82.50- 91.50
80.50-103.50

_

_

_

-

13

13

-

“

"

13
~
12

13
~
12

-

~
-

-

2

13

110.50 115.50 100.00-119.00
114.50 115.50 110.00-119.00
98 .0 0- 11 9. 00
108.50 115.50
101.00
99.00
96 .5 0- 11 0. 00

425
132
293
129
104

38.0
39.0
38.0
39.5
36.0

C L E R K S , A C C O U N T IN G , CLASS A ----------------M A N U F A C T U R IN G -------------------------------------------N O N M A N U FA C TU R IN G -----------------------------------P U B L I C U T I L I T I E S 4-------------------------------W HOLESALE TRADE ---------------------------------R E T A IL TRADE -----------------------------------------F IN A N C E 3-----------------------------------------------------S E R V IC E S ----------------------------------------------------

1,700
418
1,282
354
128
195
417
188

38.0
38.5
38.0
38.5
39.0
38.0
36.5
39.0

114.00
116.00
113.00
122.50
106.50
109.00
107.00
118.00

114.50
115.00
114.50
118.00
108.50
112.50
104.00
116.50

103.00-122.00
106.00-125.00
101.50-121.00
116.00-127.50
100.50-113.50
97.50-122.00
95.00-118.00
106.00-131.00

C L E R K S , A C C O U N T IN G , C LA SS B ----------------M A N U F A C T U R IN G -------------------------------------------N O N M A N U FA C TU R IN G -----------------------------------W HOLESALE TRADE ---------------------------------R E T A IL TRADE -----------------------------------------F IN A N C E 3-----------------------------------------------------S E R V IC E S ---------------------------------------------------

3t 486
715
2,771
482
752
535
233

38.0
39.0
37.5
38.5
37.0
36.5
38.0

94.00
95.50
93.50
96.50
88.00
91.50
95.00

93.50
95.00
92.50
97.00
87.50
91.50
96.50

83.50-104.00
89.00-103.00
82.50-104.50
84.50-109.00
81.00- 97.00
84.00- 99.50
90.00-105.50

C L E R K S , F I L E , C LASS A -------------------------------M A N U F A C T U R IN G -------------------------------------------N O N M A N U FA C TU R IN G ------------------------------------F IN A N C E 3------------------------------------------------------

330
69
261
187

38.0
39.0
37.5
37.0

96.50
95.50
97.00
89.50

94.00
94.00
94.00
88.50

85.50-104.50
87.50-107.00
85.50-103.50
83.00- 97.00

C L E R K S , F I L E , C LA SS B -------------------------------M A N U F A C T U R IN G -------------------------------------------N O N M A N U FA C TU R IN G -----------------------------------F IN A N C E 3------------------------------------------------------

787
89
698
485

37.5
39.5
37.0
37.0

82.50
87.50
82.00
79.00

82.00
84.00
82.00
80.00

76.0077.0076.0075.50-

C L E R K S , F I L E , C L A SS C -------------------------------M A N U F A C T U R IN G -------------------------------------------N O N M A N U FA C TU R IN G -----------------------------------P U B L IC U T I L I T I E S 4-------------------------------W HOLESALE TRADE ---------------------------------F IN A N C E 3! ----------------------------------------------------S E R V IC E S ---------------------------------------------------

840
123
717
36
77
373
193

38.0
37.5
38.0
38.5
40.0
37.5
38.0

80.00
84.00
79.50
86.00
77.50
78.00
84.50

80.00
84.00
79.50
81.00
77.00
78.00
84.00

74.5079.0073.5077.0073.0072.0078.50-

C L E R K S , ORDER --------------------------------------------------M A N U F A C T U R IN G -------------------------------------------N O N M A N U FA C TU R IN G -----------------------------------W HOLESALE TRADE ---------------------------------R E T A IL TRADE -----------------------------------------

721
419
302
242
57

39.0
39.0
39.0
39.5
39.0

96.00
97.00
95.00
98.50
78.50

93.50
95.50
88.50
91.00
80.50

85.50-103.00
89.00-104.00
82.00-102.00
84.50-103.50
71.00- 85.50




95

s
100

no

$

*
120

$
130

$
140

s

$
150

160

$

*
170

180

~ i ---

1
190

200

210
and

65

B O O K K E E P IN G -M A C H IN E O P E R A TO R S ,
C L A S S B ---------------------------------------------------------------M A N U F A C T U R IN G -------------------------------------------N O N M A N U FA C TU R IN G ------------------------------------W HOLESALE TRADE ---------------------------------F IN A N C E 3------------------------------------------------------

fo o t n o t e s

$

*
90

85

90

95

100

110

UP

130

140

150

160

170

180

190

200

210

over

2
2
2

8
3
5
4

3
3
“

41
41
31

26
15
11
10

97
43
54
12

20
20
“

15
11
4
2

-

-

-

_
-

_
-

_
-

-

_
-

111
17
94
67
16

53
18
35
27
3

42
22
20
13
7

42
4
38
22
5

94
29
65
35

39
38
1

18
4
14
14

_

_
-

_
_

"

-

-

3
10
-

28
5
23
7
9
7
“

107
9
98
2
1
18
77
“

56
14
42
11
11
9
7
4

138
28
110
12
15
74
9

301
94
207
2
41
22
77
65

593
142
451
243
44
55
76
33

159
31
128
18
5
48
31
26

164
65
99
17
5
6
37
34

71
12
59
24
6
21
8

50
7
43
32
2
_
_
9

377
35
342
43
77
27
13

456
56
400
46
167
117
7

424
105
319
51
120
70
20

467
163
304
25
88
114
51

479
123
356
103
116
68
30

634
155
479
66
75
95
68

309
48
261
65
36
19
19

117
15
102
42
2
9
7

59
13
46
5
-

1
i
_

-

i
i
_

_

-

-

-

46
8
38
37

57
7
50
48

43
18
25
23

49
3
46
23

45
17
28
23

26
9
17
7

15
1
14
1

8
8
2

10
10
-

_
_
-

3

_

_

2
2
-

_

3

-

_

-

-

28
26
2
2

18
14
4
4

-

C O N T IN U E D

B O O K K E E P IN G -M A C H IN E O P E R A T O R S ,
C L A S S A ---------------------------------------------------------------M A N U F A C T U R IN G -------------------------------------------N O N M A N U FA C TU R IN G ------------------------------------W HOLESALE TRADE ----------------------------------

See

s
85

and
under
60

WOMEN -

$
80

at

en d o f t a b le .

94.00
92.50
99.50 104.00
91.50
89.00
85.00
86.00
95.50
97.50

-

~

~

2
2

24

128

24
20
4

128
36
41
12
18

13
-

-

10
10
10
-

-

-

-

“

“

-

7
7

22
6
16
16

89.00
98.00
88.50
85.00

12
~
12
12

15
15
12

20
20
14

117
20
97
70

155
6
149
137

168
25
143
117

132
6
126
102

68
6
62
11

36
7
29
5

40
8
32
3

21
11
10
2

86.00
89.50
85.50
93.50
83.00
84.00
90.00

-

27
27

56
6
50
-

147
1
146
3
35
99
1

185
29
156
14
10
65
66

184
32
152
6
22
86
36

127
27
100
2
8
46
44

58
17
41
4
2
14
21

24

25
11
14
2
1
11

101
39
62
44

120
66
54
48

98
80
18
12

5

16

6

108
81
27
26
1

_
-

_
_

16
9
7
5
2
-

2
2
_
_
_

_
_
_

_
_
_

_
_
_
-

-

*

-

_

_

_

_
_
_

_
_
_
_

_
_
_

-

-

_

_
_

_
_
_
_

_
_
_
_
_

_
_
_
_

_
_
_
_

-

-

-

-

-

-

_

_
_

_
_

-

_

-

_
-

-

-

_

_

-

_

_

_
_
_
_
-

_

7

24
16
8
3

-

-

-

“
-

14
“
2

36

7

-

~

29
29
20

2

11

9

2

11
11

24
12
12

6

99
57
42
41
1

7
5
-

-

_
-

-

_

-

_
-

_
_
_
-

_

-

-

_

-

_

-

_

_

_

_

_

_

-

_

_

_

_

_

_

-

-

-

_

_

-

_

-

_

12

14

-

-

-

12
12

14
14

2
57
40
17
16

_

_

_

_

_

_

_

_
_

_
_

_
_

-

-

-

-

-

7
Table A-l. Office Occupations—Men and Women— Continued
{Average straight-time weekly hours and earnings for selected occupations studied on an area basis
by industry division, Boston, Mass. , August 1969)
N u m b e r of workers receiving straight-time weekly earnings of—
Sex, occupation, and industry division

Number
of
woikers

Average
weekly
hours1
( standard) Mean2

t
Median 2

Middle range 2

$

t

I

*

$

$

$

*

$

$

*

$

$

$

S

*

*

$

$

$

65

70

75

80

85

90

95

100

no

120

130

140

150

160

170

180

190

200

210

___ 70

75

80

85

90

95

100

no

120

130

1*0

150

160

170

180

190

200

210

over

-

4
4
4
-

13

27
10
17
17

39
21
18
~
12
3
3

42
24
18
14
4
*

78
55
23
“
17
5
1

127
72
55
2
26
13
9

152
93
59
2
20
13
24

74
37
37
4
8
8
15

102
28
74
6
26
14
14

42
17
25
12
6
5

8
2
6
1
1
-

5
1
4
4
-

1
1
1

i
i
i

27
4
23
11
12

69
28
41
27

109
41
68
17
49

146
41
105
18
81

168
96
72
17
47

96
33
63
23
36

126
47
79
29
47

79
11
68
19
15

41
8
33

4
2
2

4
1
3

4
4
-

-

-

-

-

-

-

4

1

-

-

“

2
2

5
1
4

51
6
45
12

283
164
119
1
33
13
54
18

456
151
305
34
39
59
143
30

194
72
122
21
25
4
42
30

92
25
67
30
20
2
14
1

30
9
21
2
3
3
13

14
9
5
1
2
2

-

_
-

9
24
“

224
94
130
2
18
31
41
38

-

3
1

142
37
105
4
~
26
63
12

2
2
~

2

90
9
81
3
8
8
60
2

-

-

-

_
-

2
2
-

2
2
~

64
3
61
12
5
42
2

105
39
66
25
1
22
9

240
80
160
2
12
68
68

182
89
93

125
66
59
2
12
11
31

83
51
32
5
6
4
15

22
9
13
4
2
3
4

22
14
8
8
~

16
16
16

23
13
10
6
4

_
~

-

_

2
44
46

252
147
105
10
18
25
51

64
61
43
2

95
92
49
21

89
68
28
17

38
29
17
6

38
38
23
3

6
2

1

12

1
-

12
3
9
“

66
7
59
10
48
1

118
33
85
6
9
64
6

361
128
233
5
12
22
169
25

626 1818 2009 1823 1368
840
879
235
555
847
978 1130
391
976
813
39
1
22
74
69
22
137 258
98
103
130
115
58
125
58
478 446
232
426
362
272
78 211
258
216

759
347
412
44
68
33
160
107

442
196
246
44
37
22
77
66

290
79
211
78
10
10
53
60

129
65
64
15
7
11
14
17

_
-

-

-

-

55
and
under

-

60

and

-

■ 60
WOKEN - CONTINUED
CLERKS, PAYROLL --------------------MANUFA CT UR IN G ------------------N O NM AN UF AC TU RI NG ---------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S 4------------RETAIL TRADE -----------------F I N A N C E 3-----------------------SE RVICES -----------------------

713
360
353
30
153
67
71

38.0
38.5
37.5
39.5
37.5
36.5
37.5

104.00
102.00
106.00
128.50
96.50
109.50
109.00

CO MP TO ME TE R OP ERATORS ------------MA NU FA CT UR IN G ------------------N O NM AN UF AC TU RI NG ---------------WHOLESALE TRADE -------------RETAIL TRADE ------------------

875
316
559
134
321

37.5
38.0
37.5
39.5
36.0

94.50
93.50
95.00
94.00
91.50

KE YPUNCH OPERATORS, CLASS A -----MANU FA CT UR IN G ------------------NONM AN UF AC TU RI NG ---------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S 4------------WHOLESALE TRADE -------------RETAIL TRADE -----------------F I N A N C E 3! ----------------------SERVICES -----------------------

1,585
579
1,006
110
148
158
459
131

38.0
39.0
37.5
39.0
38.5
37.5
36.5
39.0

100.50
101.00
100.00
108.50
105.00
95.50
97.50
100.00

KE YPUNCH OPERATORS, CLASS B -----MANUFA CT UR IN G ------------------N O NM AN UF AC TU RI NG --------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S 4------------WHOLESALE TRADE -------------RETAIL TRADE -----------------F I NA NC E3------------------------

1,138
511
627
90
62
223
226

38.5
39.0
38.0
39.0
38.5
37.5
37.0

90.00
92.00
88.50
99.50
93.50
82.50
88.50

89.50
91.50
86.00
93.00
93.00
83-00
89.00

82.50- 95.50
85.50- 97.00
81.00- 94.00
77.00-130.00
84.00- 99.00
77.50- 88-50
83.50- 94.50

~
-

2

2

OFFICE GIRLS -----------------------N O NM AN UF AC TU RI NG --------------FI NA NC E3-----------------------SERVICES -----------------------

341
297
162
51

38.0
38.0
37.0
39.0

80.00
80.00
80.00
81.50

80.00
79.50
78.50
81.00

75.5075.5074.5077.50-

85.00
84.50
85.00
84.50

-

i
i
i

10
6
i

S E CR ET AR IE S5------------------------MA NUFACTURING ------------------NONMANUF AC TU RI NG --------------PUBLIC UT I L I T I E S 4------------WHOLESALE TRADE -------------RETAIL TRADE -----------------F I NA NC E3-----------------------SERVICES -----------------------

9,930
4,230
5,700
410
776
612
2,566
1,336

38.0
39.0
37.5
38.5
38.0
37.5
36.5
39.0

121.50
121.50
121.50
141.00
122.50
116.50
118.00
124.50

120.00
120.00
119.50
139.00
118.50
117.00
116.50
123.00

107.50-133.50
108.00-132.50
107.00-134.50
124.50-160.50
111.00-135.00
103.50-128.50
102.50-131.50
110.50-136.50

-

SECRETARIES, CLASS A -----------MA NUFACTURING ------------------NO NM AN UF AC TU RI NG --------------WHOLESALE TRADE -------------RETAIL TRADE -----------------F I NA NC E3-----------------------SERVICES ----------------------

511
199
312
101
81
63
57

38.0
38.5
37.5
37.5
37.0
37.0
38.0

148.50
150.50
147.00
140.00
134.00
155.50
164.50

147.00
156.00
144.00
140.50
129.50
148.50
162.50

130.00-164.50
136.50-169.50
129.50-162.00
130.00-150.50
124.00-151.00
137.50-187.50
152.00-182.00

SECRETARIES, CLASS B -----------MA NUFACTURING ------------------NONMAN UF AC TU RI NG --------------WHOLESALE TRADE -------------RETAIL TRADE -----------------F I N A N C E 3!
-----------------------SERVICES -----------------------

2,239
959
1,280
142
144
529
285

38.0
39.0
37.5
39.0
37.0
36.5
38.0

136.50
135.00
137.50
134.00
122.00
136.00
139.00

135.50
134.50
136.00
131.50
119.00
133.50
138.50

123.50-150.50
124.50-148.50
123.00-153.50
118.50-150.00
107.00-141.50
123.00-149.00
128.50-151.00

See footnotes at end of table,




102.50
93.50-115.00
100.00
93 .0 0- 10 9. 50
94.00-125.00
105.00
131.00 119.00-137.50
96.00
84.00-109.00
107.00
97 .0 0- 12 6. 00
109.50 102.00-121.00
92.50
92.50
93.00
96.00
89.50

85.50-102.00
86.00- 99.00
85.50-103.50
86.50-102.50
84.00- 98.50

100.00
92.50-108.00
99.50
95.00-106.50
100.50
90 .5 0- 10 8. 50
110.00 101.50-124.00
103.00
96 .5 0- 11 7. 50
96.00
89.00-106.00
98.50
87.00-106.50
99.00
92 .5 0- 10 9. 50

~
-

_
~
-

-

~

-

-

2
2
2
-

-

2
2
2

1
_

-

-

-

i
i
i
“

13
~
8
~

-

-

2
2
~
2
-

~

1
1
1

2
2
~
2

50
18
32
4
17
11

11
7
4
4

4
-

1
1
~
1
-

-

-

~
-

-

_

-

_

-

-

53
6
47
10
15
3
13
6

36
9
27
7
3
12
5

10
1
9
i
8

6
3
3
1
-

6
3
3
2

-

-

_
-

2

4
4

-

*

85
23
62
7
12
19
21

26
14
12
4
7
1

90
22
68
21
32
9
4

68
21
47
24
10
10
3

80
29
51
27
6
14
4

63
24
39
15
10
4
10

76
34
42
4
10
8
17

49
42
7
~
4

17
1
16
6
2
2
6

14
1
13
12
1

10
1
9

285
126
159
34
38
62
21

370
187
183
21
11
104
35

478
190
288
32
14
145
76

390
218
172
9
18
64
56

291
148
143
15
12
60
33

180
41
139
5

58
6
52
7
11
13
13

27
1
26
5

14
1
13
3
3

_
-

40
27

11

8

2

_
-

8
Table A-l. Office Occupations—Men and Women— Continued
( A v e r a g e s t r a i g h t - t i m e w e e k l y h o u r s a n d e a r n i n g s f or s e l e c t e d o c c u p a t i o n s s t u d i e d on a n a r e a b a s i s
by i n d u s t r y d i v i s i o n , B o s t o n , M a s s . , A u g u s t 1969)
Weekly earnings1
(standard)
Number Average
weekly
of
hours1
workers (standard)

N u m b e r of workers receiving straight -time weekly earnings of$

$

$

*

$

*

$

»

$

t

*

*

Mean2

Median 2

Middle range 2

60

65

70

75

80

85

90

95

100

110

_ M ___ 65

Sex, o c c u p a t i o n , a n d i n d u s t r y d i v i s i o n

70

75

80

85

90

95

100

110

72
32
40
5
8
2
11
14

104
34
70
1
2
4
39
24

55
and
under

s

*

$

$

$

$

$

*

$

130

140

150

160

170

180

190

200

210

120 -1.3&.

140

15Q

160

JLZO.

189

190

200

210

over

438
234
204
8
28
32
82
54

670
345
325'
20
40
44
151
70

719
389
330
44
38
56
118
74

597
303
294
45
37
27
132
53

229
80
149
8
27
9
78
27

52
12
40
12
5
13
10

27
3
24
7
1
5
11

7
3
4
3
-

9
4
5
4
i
-

1
1
-

~
~

~

964
394
570
15
180
26
232
117

584
249
335
11
18
26
195
85

176
41
135
8
10
3
75
39

40
20
20
11
5
4
-

34
12
22
9
2
11

2
1
1
1
~
-

15
14
1
1

-

6
6
-

_
-

_

-

_

_

_

-

-

-

_
-

1

1

-

120

and

WO ME N - CONTINUED
S E CR ET AR IE S5 - CONTINUED
1

6

1

6
-

17
14
3
-

“

1
“

2
4
~

1
2
“

-

9

~

9

56
7
49
~
4
44
1

100
19
81
~
6
7
62
6

286
96
190
4
18
158
10

452 1243
576
183
269
667
11
16
102
37
82
181
377
35
95

33
6
27
10
10
6
1

126
37
89
24
14
21
14
16

156
40
116
9
15
5
58
29

281
74
207
8
46
4
58
91

453
309
144
5
38
3
80
18

331
148
183
11
36
10
76
50

208
78
130
14
24
1
52
39

100
27
73
20
16
5
15
17

37
9
28
13
1
2
12

22
1
21
21
-

-

-

-

1
1

25
16
9

120
57
63
“
2
39
7

246
69
177

~
2
“

119
70
49
5
15
1

348
108
240
8
39
69
114

175
59
116
15
21
21
54

158
28
130
5
32
28
65

73
15
58
9
8
6
35

24
6
18
2
4
i
ii

29
1
28
28

63
14
49

66
30
36

68
37
31

86
24
62
18
11
8
9
16

50
13
37
10
4
4
14
5

22
11
11
5

16
8
8

-

-

-

-

1

-

-

-

-

-

-

SECRETARIES, CLASS C -------------MA NU FA CT UR IN G --------------------N O N M A N UF AC TU RI NG ----------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S 4--------------WHOL ES AL E TRADE ---------------RETAIL T R A D E -------------------F I N A N C E 3-------------------------SE RVICES -------------------------

2,950
1,454
1,496
153
190
180
636
337

38.0
39.0
37.5
38.5
39.0
38.0
37.0
38.0

121.00
120.50
122.00
129.50
124.50
117.50
122.00
120.00

5 2 2 .00
121.50
123.00
129.50
125.50
120.50
123.00
121.00

111.50-132.00
111.50-131.00
111.50-134.50
12 1.00-134.50
113.00-137.50
111.00-126.50
111.00-135.00
107.50-134.00

SE CR ET AR IE S, CLASS D -------------MANUFA CT UR IN G --------------------N O N M A N UF AC TU RI NG ----------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S 4--------------WHOLESALE TRADE ---------------RETAIL TRADE -------------------F I N A N C E 3-------------------------SE RVICES -------------------------

3,968
1,618
2,350
67
343
203
1,338
399

38.0
39.0
37.0
39.5
38.0
37.5
36.0
39.5

110.00
111.00
109.00
128.00
111.50
104.00
106.50
114.50

109.00
109.00
108.50
126.00
112.50
103.50
106.00
114.00

101.00-118.50
102.50-118.50
100.00-118.50
116.00-146.50
107.00-117.50
98 .0 0- 11 2. 00
96 .5 0- 11 7. 50
105.00-124.50

-

-

1
1

~

1

~
-

9

ST EN OGRAPHERS, GE NE RA L -------------M A N U FA CT UR IN G --------------------NO NM A N U F A C T U R I N G -----------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S 4--------------WH OL ES AL E TRADE ---------------RETAIL TRADE -------------------F I N A N C E 3-------------------------SE RVICES -------------------------

1,753
730
1,023
135
189
65
361
273

38.5
39.0
38.0
39.0
38.5
36.5
37.0
38.5

100.50
98.00
98.50
100.50
100.00
97.50
109.50 110.50
99.00
97.50
84.50
89.00
99.00
98.00
95.00
100.50

92.00-107.50
95 .5 0- 10 4. 50
90.50-110.00
85.00-130.50
92.0 0- 10 8. 00
80.50-101.00
91 .0 0-105.50
91 .0 0- 11 0. 00

-

-

-

-

-

6
i
5
5
-

ST EN OGRAPHERS, SE NI OR --------------MA NU FA CT UR IN G --------------------N O NM AN UF AC TU RI NG -----------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S 4--------------WH OLESALE TRADE ---------------F I N A N C E 3-------------------------SERV IC ES -------------------------

1,321
430
891
41
158
243
366

37.5
38.0
37.5
39.5
39.5
37.0
37.0

107.00
101.50
109.50
122.50
119.50
103.00
111.50

104.50
96 .5 0- 11 7. 50
100.00
92 .0 0- 11 0. 50
106.50
98.00-121.00
119.00 113.00-132.50
115.50 105.50-131.00
100.50
95 .5 0-109.00
109.00 100.50-122.00

-

-

1

SW IT CH BO AR D OP ERATORS, CLASS A ---M A NU FA CT UR IN G --------------------NO NM A N U F A C T U R I N G ----------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S 4--------------WH OL ES AL E TRADE ---------------RE TA IL TRADE -------------------F I N A N C E 3-------------------------SERV IC ES -------------------------

618
213
405
51
87
91
108
68

38.5
38.5
38.0
40.0
39.0
38.5
36.5
38.0

103.50
104.50
103.00
113.50
105.50
94.50
102.00
104.50

102.50
93 .5 0- 11 2. 50
95 .0 0-111.00
102.50
103.00
92 .0 0-114.00
116.00 104.00-121.50
102.00
94 .5 0- 11 2. 50
92.50
84 .0 0- 10 7. 00
103.00
90 .0 0-109.50
104.00
94 .0 0- 11 5. 50

S W IT CH BO AR D OP ERATORS, CLASS B ---NO NM A N U F A C T U R I N G ----------------F I N A N C E 3-------------------------SE RVICES -------------------------

387
351
131
153

37.5
37.5
36.0
38.0

84.50
83.50
89.50
77.50

S W IT CH BO AR D OP ER AT OR - R E C E P T I O N I S T S M A N U FA CT UR IN G --------------------NO NM A N U F A C T U R I N G ----------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S 4--------------WHOL ES AL E TRADE ---------------F I N A N C E 3-------------------------SERV IC ES -------------------------

783
316
467
28
153
121
119

38.0
94.50
95.00
88.00-101.50
38.5
95.50
95.00
89.00-101.50
95.00
94.50
88.00-102.00
38.0
39.5 114.00 119.50 104.00-125.00
38.5
95.50
95.00
91 .0 0-100.00
36.5
90.50
89.00
85.50- 99.00
98.50 100.50
92.00- 10 3. 00
38.5

S e e f o o t n o t e s a t e nd o f t a b le ,




83.00
80.50
91.00
75.50

73.00- 97.00
73.00- 96.00
74 .0 0-102.00
72.50- 83.00

-

-

-

-

_

1
1
-

“

-

-

1

-

-

1
-

-

-

-

2

-

-

-

-

-

-

2
2

8
8

2

38
32
16
3

32
20
18
2

32
26
7
18

55
44
27
2

20
20
16

29
6
23

70
33
37

137
52
85

161
69
92
1
49
2
32

140
69
71

149
50
99
9
13
25
51

38
28
10
5
5

126
126
42
73

5

2

-

-

1

5

2

5

-

“

35
35
2
33

6
3

1

~

30
29
3
20

1

-

-

11
8
6
6

“

-

-

-

-

18
8
6
4

33
6
27

-

-

4
14
18
13

11
2
9

2

-

1
20
5
1

199
68
131
18
29
20
44
20

1
1

“

-

19
62
79

~

2

-

8
8

-

”

-

5
12
“

-

11
12
4

7
48
12

-

40
22
9

1
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-

-

-

-

_
-

-

_
-

-

-

-

_

_

_

-

-

-

1
1
-

1
1
-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

1

_

_

_

_

_

-

-

-

-

_

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

8

1

-

1
2
3

-

-

-

-

-

“

-

-

-

-

-

_

_

_

-

-

_

_

_

_

-

-

1
1

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

44
3
41
13
17

1

_

_

_

_

_

_

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

1

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

*

~

“

~

11

6
6

1
~

“

-

_

9
Table A-l. Office Occupations—Men and Women— Continued
( A v e r a g e s t r a i g h t - t i m e w e e k l y h o u r s a n d e a r n i n g s f o r s e l e c t e d o c c u p a t i o n s s t u d i e d on a n a r e a b a s i s
by i n d u s t r y d i v i s i o n , B o s t o n , M a s s . , A u g u s t 1969)
N u m b e r of w o r k e r s rec e iv in g s tr a ig h t - ti m e w eekly e a rn in g s
$

Average
weekly
hours1
( standard)

Sex, o c c u p a t i o n , and i n d u s t r y d i v i s i o n

$

55
an d
under
60

$
60

*
65

*

$
75

70

-

-

-

65

70

75

$
80

*
85

*

$
90

95

*
100

$
110

*
iro

$
130

s
140

s
150

s
160

s
170

s
180

$
190

*
200

210
land

80

90

95

100

110

120

130

140

150

2
2

85

3
1

10
7

16
10

18
13

16
16

4
2

160

170

2
1

180

190

2 00

210 over

WOMEN - CONT IN UE D
TA BULATING-MACHINE OPERATORS,
CLASS B ----------------------NONMANUF AC TU RI NG ----------

75
55

38.0
37.5

$
113.00
113.00

112.00 1 0 1 .0 0 -1 2 5 .5 0
112.50 102.0 0 -1 2 6 .0 0

413
156
25 7
168

38.0
39.5
37.5
37.0

98.00
101.00
96.50
95.00

98.50
104.00
95.50
94.50

8 9.50107.00
9 2 .5 0 108.50
8 8.50104.50
8 9 .0 0-102.00

TYPISTS, CLASS A -----MA NUFACTURING -----NONMANUF AC TU RI NG -PUBLIC UTILITIES
WHOLESALE TRADE F I N A N C E 3---------SERVICES ---------

1,599
473
1,126
119
92
472
390

38.0
39.5
37.5
38.5
39.0
37.0
38.0

96.50
96.00
93.50
95.50
97.50
96.00
97.50
98.00
104.00 102.50
92.00
91.00
103.00 101.00

8 7.50103.00
8 7 .5 0 100.00
8 8.00104.50
8 1 .0 0 107.50
9 5 .5 0 117.50
8 6 .0 0 - 98.00
9 3 .0 0 111.00

TYPISTS, CLASS B -----MA NU FACTURING -----NONM AN UF AC TU RI NG -PUBLIC UTILITIES
WHOLESALE TRADE RETAIL TRADE ---F I N A N C E ’ ---------SERVICES ---------

2,777
60 2
2,175
71
27 1
143
1,508
182

37.5
39.0
37.5
38.5
38.5
39.0
36.5
39.0

86.00
86.00
90.00
90.00
85.00
85.00
102.00 105.50
88.50
87.50
87.00
84.50
83.50
82.50
89.00
87.50

79.5084.0078.508 6.0084.5079.5077.508 2 .50-

TR AN SC RI BI NG -H AC HI NE OPERATORS,
GENERAL -------------------------MA NUFACTURING ---------------NONM AN UF AC TU RI NG ------------F I NA NC E1 ---------------------

92.50
98.00
91.00
110.00
92.50
93.00
89.00
93.50

2
2

6
4

7
4

32
9
23
6

56
14
42
34

67
21
46
42

49
15
34
30

134
68
66
26

23
23
21

12
4
8
5
-

68
9
59
28
2
21
4

176
67
109
9
7
68
20

26 3
78
185
10
11
118
43

23 1
71
160
~
1
98
50

320
132
188
22
18
75
67

31 9
91
22 8
22
30
52
105

92
13
79
12
25
40

72
8
64
7
19
10
26

156
8
148
3
12
8
125
-

544
59
48 5
9
3
27
430
16

52 2
111
41 1
5
59
19
27 0
58

585
129
456
4
93
42
295
22

412
100
312
1
70
16
163
62

20 3
82
121
4
21
19
59
18

237
86
151
28
10
9
98
6

39
25
14
1
3

19
1
18
16
-

10

2

6

7
-

12
12

47
47
3
44
”

2
1

4
1
3
34

12

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

34
9
4

12

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

21

12

“

-

-

-

1
1
-

1 S t a 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 i c h e m p l o y e e s r e c e i v e t h e i r r e g u l a r s t r a i g h t - t i m e s a l a r i e s ( e x c l u s i v e o f p a y f o r o v e r t i m e a t r e g u l a r a n d / o r p r e m i u m r a t e s ) , and th e e a r n i n g s c o r r e s p o n d
to t h e s e w e e k l y h o 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 j o b by t o ta l in g th e e a r n i n g s o f a l l w o r k e r s a n d d iv id in g by t h e n u m b e r of w o r k e r s .
T h e m e d i a n d e s i g n a t e s p o s it io n — h a l f of t h e e m p l o y e e s s u r v e v e d r e c e i v e m o r e
t h a n th e r a t e sho wn; h a l f r e c e i v e l e s s t h a n t h e r a t e sh ow n .
T h e m i d d l e r a n g e i s d e fi n e d by 2 r a t e s o f pa y; a f o u r t h o f t h e w o r k e r s e a r n l e s s t h a n th e l o w e r of t h e s e r a t e s a n d a f o u r t h e a r n m o r e t h a n th e
higher rate.
3 F in a n ce , in su ra n c e , and rea l estate.
4 T r a n s p o r t a t i o n , c o m m u n i c a t i o n , a n d o t h e r p u b l ic u t i l i t i e s .
5 May include w o r k e r s o th er than th o se p r e s e n t e d se p a ra te ly .




10
Table A-la.

Office Occupations—Large Establishments—Men and Women

( A v e r a g e s t r a i g h t - t i m e w e e k l y h o u r s a n d e a r n i n g s f o r s e l e c t e d o c c u p a t i o n s s t u d i e d in e s t a b l i s h m e n t s e m p l o y i n g 500 w o r k e r s o r m o r e
by i n d u s t r y d i v i s i o n , B o s t o n , M a s s . , A u g u s t 1969)
Weekly earnings1
(standard)

Sex, o c c u p a t i o n , and i n d u s t r y d i v i s i o n

Number
of
workers

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

Average
weekly
[standard)

$
60

M e an 2

Median 2

$
65

S

I
70

75

$
80

t

*
85

90

$
95

s
100

$
105

$

t

110

115

t
120

$
125

s
130

$
140

$
150

S
160

*
170

$
180

an d
under

Middle range 2

190

an d

____6 5 ____ 7 0

75

80

-

-

___ 8 S _

90

over

95

to o

105

U P

.. . U S .

120

125

130

14Q

150

160

170

180

190

2

11

-

10
3
7

18
6
12

7
5
2

23
11
12

30
12
18

25
13
12

58
20
38

68
3
65

32
10
22

14
3
11

-

1

-

1

3
1
2

4
4

15
11

20
14

2
1

4

4
4

1
1

1
1

_

_

_

_

1

1
1

-

-

5

3
3

22
21

4

10
10

14
13

12
12

10
10

7

3

13
13

7

1
1

1
1

4
4

4

3
3

_
-

11
11

_
-

_
-

_
-

_
-

_
-

_
-

_
-

_
-

12

10

7

-

-

2

i

3
2
1

2
-

4
i

2
2

-

-

2

3

1
1

1

HEN

CLERKSt

303
91
212

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

$
1 3 2 .5 0
127 .5 0
135 .0 0

$
134 .0 0
1 2 7 .0 0
1 3 9 .0 0

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

CLA SS B
--------------------

90
55

3 7 .0
3 6 .5

102 .0 0
106 .0 0

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

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

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

115
109

3 7 .5
3 7 .5

1 2 9 .5 0
131 .0 0

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

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

325
139
186
28
83

38
38
37
38
37

A CCO UN TING.

CLA SS

A

M AN UF A CT U RI NG ---------------------------N ON MA NUF A CT URI NG -------------------C L E R K S , AC CO UN TIN G ,
N ON MA N UF A CT U RI NG
CLERKS,

0R0ER

MA NU FA C TU R IN G
OFFICE

BOYS

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

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

M AN UF A CT U RI NG ---------------------------N ON MA NUF A CT URI NG -------------------P U B L I C U T I L I T I E S 3 -------------F I N A N C E 4 --------------------------------------T AB UL A T IN G-M ACH INE

.0
.5
.5
.5
.0

82
86
79
80
80

.5
.0
.5
.5
.0

0
0
0
0
0

8 1.00
8 4 .0 0
7 9.50
7 8 .5 0
8 0 .5 0

7
7
7
7
7

6
7
6
6
7

.5
.5
.5
.5
.0

0
0
0
0
0

-

~

-

-

_

_

-

-

~

1

1

“

“

-

2

4
7

5
2

8
2

9
6

12

4

7

“

-

-

i

4

4
4

3

8 6 .5 0
9 0 .5 0
83 .5 0
82 .0 0
8 4.50

~

93
19
74
19
27

89
31
58
5
28

41
28
13

~

40
20
20
1
11

~
9

22
14
8
2
6

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

_

_

_

_

7

“

"

~
~

~

4

_

_

1
1

3
3

8
8

12
12

17
17

8
8

1

~
1

-

11
5
6

7

4

4
3
1

2
-

3
1
1

1

2

3

5

16

10

6

3
2
1

11
2

21
12

17

14

10

7

6
3
3

2

9

17
15
2

6

9

1
5

2

18
18

8
8

10

9

1

_

_

_

7

3
2

4

9

6
6

10
10

2
2

1
1

4
4

1
1

2
1

4

11

3

3

-

-

5

"

-

3

2

OPE RA TOR S,

75

3 8 .5

129 .5 0

1 2 6 .0 0

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

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

115
57
58

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

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

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

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

T A B UL A T IN G-M ACH INE OPE RA TOR S,
C L A S S C ------------------------------------------------------N O N H AN U FA C TU R IN G -------------------------

67
57

3 7 .5
3 7 .5

9 4.00
9 1.00

9 2 .5 0
8 9 .5 0

8 6 .5 0 -1 0 1 .5 0
8 5 .5 0 - 9 8.00

77
67

3 8 .0
3 8 .0

9 0.00
8 4 .0 0

8 3.00
8 0 .0 0

7 5 .5 0 7 5 .0 0 -

CL A SS

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

T A B UL A T IN G-M ACH INE

~
-

OPE RA TOR S,

C L A S S B -------------------------------------------------------M AN UF A CT U RI NG --------------------------------N ON MA NUF A CT URI NG

_

-

3

7

7

_

WOMEN

B I L L E R S , M ACH INE ( B O O K K E E P I N G
M A C H I N E ) --------------------------------------------------------------------N ON MA NUF A CT URI NG

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

BOOKKEEP ING-MACH IN E OPE RA TOR S,
C L A S S B ----------------------------------------------------------------------C L E R K S , A C C O U N T I N G , C L A S S A -----------------M A N U FA C TU R IN G ------------------------------------------------N ON MA NU FA C TU RI NG ----------------------------------------R E T A I L TRADE ---------------------------------------------F I N A N C E 4 -----------------------------------------------------------C L E R K S , A C C O U N T I N G , C L A S S B -----------------M AN UF A CT U RI NG ------------------------------------------------N ON MA NU FA C TU RI NG ----------------------------------------R E T A I L T R A DE ---------------------------------------------F I N A N C E 4 -----------------------------------------------------------CLERKS,

FILE ,

CLASS

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

M AN UF A CT U RI NG ------------------------------------------------N ON MA NUF ACT URI NG ----------------------------------------F I N A N C E 4 ------------------------------------------------------------

Se e f o o tn o t e s a t end o f ta b l e .




-

1

1

9

9

7

9

13

4

7

-

-

2
-

10

-

2
2

10

20
5
15
6
7

33
3
30
18
11

30
8
22

47
13
34
12
15

53
22
31
10
13

61
25
36
12
18

140
43
97
30
29

229
38
191
10
16

57
23
34
18
14

34
8
26
7
13

63
21
42
6

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

10

203
39
164
67
30

174
39
135
36
38

199
81
118
51
36

160
75
85
29

139
55
84
42
20

192
38
154
3
8

129
13
116
2

21
12

25
8
17

15
1
14

42

4

3

1
-

1
-

.0 0 -1 0 3 .0 0
.5 0 -1 0 5 .0 0
.0 0 -1 0 2 .5 0
.0 0 - 9 4.00

39

45
7
38
38

33
18
15
15

19
3
16

18
6
12
9

13

It

2

7

2

11
2
2

3
13

-

1

-

2
1

6

2

1 0 1 .0 0

.0
.5
.0
.0
.0

115 .5 0
116 .0 0
1 1 5 .0 0
108 .0 0
1 0 7 .5 0

1 1 6 .0 0
1 1 5 .0 0
116 .0 0
111 .0 0
1 1 0 .0 0

1,6 7 3
384
1,289
370
161

38
39
37
37
36

.0
.0
.5
.5
.5

9 3.00
9 5.50
9 2.50
8 4 .0 0
9 1.50

9 2.00
9 6 .0 0
9 0.00
83 .5 0
9 0.50

8
8
7
7
8

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

3
3
3
3

.0
.5
.5
.5

9 4.00
9 4.00
9 4.00

9 0.50
9 3.00
8 9 .0 0
8 7.00

8
8
8
8

4
6
3
2

8
9
7
7

88.00

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

-1
-1
-1
-

-

10

20

60

10
10

20
20

60
40

-

-

-

_

7

-

-

-

-

-

7
7

-

-

-

282
21
261
67

11
22
6
16
16

8
31
31

9
7

11

11

4

9
i

1

-

~

-

1 0 0 .0 0

38
39
38
38
37

234
63
171
137

5
5

0
0
0
0
0

3 7 .5

866
233
633
148
164

77

9 6.00
9 1 .5 0

-

9

36
12
24
6
2

39
7
32

_

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

_

_

_

_

-

-

-

-

1
1
-

-

-

-

8

3

-

-

8

3

2

_

2
2
-

1
1

42

-

10
3
7
2

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

_

_

_

_

_

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

11

Table A-la.

Office Occupations—Large Establishments—Men and Women]— Continued

(A v e r a g e s t r a i g h t - t i m e w e e k ly h o u r s a n d e a r n i n g s fo r s e le c te d o c c u p a tio n s s tu d ie d in e s ta b l is 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
b y in d u s t r y d iv is io n , B o s to n , M a s s . , A u g u s t 1969)
Weekly earnings1
(standard)

Number
Sex, o c c u p a tio n , and in d u s t r y d i v is io n

workers

Average
weekly
hours1

r e c e iv in g s t r a i g h t - t i m e w e e k ly e a r n i n g s o f—
$
60

Mean2

Median 2

Middle range 2

$

t

65

$
70

$
75

*
80

$
85

90

S

$

$
95

100

t
no

$
115

$

$
120

125

$
130

$

t
140

150

$

S

$
160

170

180

an d
under

190
and

65

WOMEN -

$
105

70

75

80

85

90

95

100

105

-

3

115

120

125

2

no

130

3
3
2

3
-

-

140

150

160

—
“

“

170

~

180

190 over

C O N T IN U E D

C L E R K S , F I L E , C LASS B
N O N M A N U FA C TU R IN G —
F IN A N C E 4 --------------------

361
313
251

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

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

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

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

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

-

3
-

63
61
49

95
89
84

85
72
62

52
46
37

19
13
9

17
10
5

8
6
2

C L E R K S , F I L E , C LASS C
N O N H A N U F A C T U R IN G F IN A N C E 4 --------------------

335
304
196

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

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

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

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

12
12
3

34
34
20

69
68
58

76
64
47

50
47
33

55
40
24

24
24
10

10
10
-

C L E R K S , ORDER ------------M A N U F A C T U R IN G ----N O N M A N U FA C TU R IN G
R E T A IL TRADE —

282
216
66
57

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

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

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

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

11
4
7
5

28
9
19
16

40
32
8
6

20
18
2
1

C L E R K S , P A Y R O L L -------M A N U F A C T U R IN G ----N O N M A N U FA C TU R IN G
R E T A IL TR AD E -

369
169
200
129

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

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

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

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

COMPTOMETER O PERATORS
M A N U F A C T U R IN G ---------N O N M A N U F A C T U R IN G —
R E T A IL TR AD E --------

682
306
376
291

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

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

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

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

K EYPUNCH O P E R A T O R S , C LA S S A ----------------M A N U F A C T U R IN G -------------------------------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R IN G -----------------------------------P U B L IC U T I L I T I E S 3------------------------------R E T A IL TRADE ----------------------------------------F IN A N C E 4 -----------------------------------------------------S E R V IC E S ---------------------------------------------------

996
414
582
108
82
294
65

3 8 .5
3 9 .0
3 7 .5
3 9 .0
3 8 .0
36. 5
4 0 .0

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

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

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

K EYPUNCH O P E R A T O R S , C L A S S B ---------------M A N U F A C T U R IN G -------------------------------------------N O N M A N U FA C TU R IN G -----------------------------------P U B L IC U T I L I T I E S 3 ------------------------------R E T A IL TRADE ----------------------------------------F IN A N C E 4 ------------------------------------------------------

773
327
446
70
182
179

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

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

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

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

O F F IC E G IR L S -----------------------------------------------------N O N M A N U FA C TU R IN G -----------------------------------F IN A N C E 4 ------------------------------------------------------

281
242
154

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

8 0 .0 0
8 0 .0 0
8 0 .5 0

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

7 5 .0 0 7 5 .0 0 7 5 .0 0 -

S E C R E T A R IE S 5 -------------------------------------------------------M A N U F A C T U R IN G -------------------------------------------N O N M A N U FA C TU R IN G -----------------------------------R E T A IL TR AD E ----------------------------------------F IN A N C E 4 -----------------------------------------------------S E R V IC E S ---------------------------------------------------

5 ,8 3 2
3 ,1 1 3
2 ,7 1 9
282
1 ,1 0 8
846

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

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

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

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

S E C R E T A R IE S , C L A S S A ----------------------------M A N U F A C T U R IN G -------------------------------------------N O N M A N U FA C TU R IN G -----------------------------------R E T A IL TRADE -----------------------------------------

246
101
145
54

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

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

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

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

S e e fo o tn o te s a t e n d o f ta b l e .




8 4 .5 0
8 4 .0 0
8 5 .5 0

2

11

9

-

-

-

2
2

11
11

9
9

n

3

~

5
1

2
-

2
2
1

1
1

23
22
1
1

12
12
~

9
8
1

20
20

6
6

14
14

3
3

-

-

4
2
2
1

_

4

8
-

4
4

8
8

21
4
17
17

19
4
15
12

32
14
18
14

40
17
23
17

46
19
27
22

33
17
16
10

56
40
16
7

28
11
17
5

14
9
5
“

23
15
8
4

21
7
14
8

17

-

_

_

-

55
28
27
27

76
41
35
33

125
41
84
78

139
86
53
47

73
33
4C
36

63
35
28
25

27
12
15
14

50
11

12

-

15
4
11
11

12
4

25
1
24
2

4
2
2
1

1
1

3S

13
7
6
2

-

2

32

48

-

-

199
122
77
1

190
81
109
21
20

111
38
73
13

80
32
48
16

30
17
13

*

28
2
26
22

1

54

*

-

-

48
15

6
35

12

12

3
25
3

1
6
3

30
ii
19
B
2

2

139
57
82
2
24
38
12

10
7

2

81
28
53
4
12
32
5

14

-

2
1
1

2

_

55

89

76
47
29

3
2

9

24
15
9

1C

-

27
44

161
91
70
2
25
40

39

-

120
48
72

2
-

2

-

2

9

39
3
5
29
2

-

20

-

33

55
12
42
1

56
25
22
8

10
6
1

57
54
36

86
83
49

66
47
28

29
23
17

27
27
23

1

1

12

1
1

59
23
36
5
27

-

~

28
1
27
7
19
1

126
50
76
18

-

12
3
9

4

9

304
125
179
27
96
51

-

11

3

4

-

i

2

6
i
5
5

526
298
228
21
80
82

720
450
270
24
106
97

482
274
208
28

11
3
8

20
20

4

16

8

“

-

3
1
2

*

“

*

4

~

-

-

4

-

“
-

-

“

”

16
~
16
16

2
2
-

-

827
442
385
25
139
150

531
289
242
16

254
129
125

97

71

46
30

26

34
13
21

27
13
14

6

2

9

5
2
-

~

i
i
i

9

-

3

1

-

-

_
-

~

”
_
”

“

-

-

-

-

~

-

-

197
55
142
10
29
27

72
39

33

29

6
27

7
22

8

6

4
6

64
34
30
10

30
28

11
1
10

13
5
8

~

6
2

-

2
2

9

169
51
118
2
52
63

"
-

-

-

2

-

32
12

-

2

74
68
6
6

~

“

1
-

1
“

-

44

-

8
18

30
i
i

4
3

4

647
437
210
17
94
70

7
3

1

389
177
212
35
110
63

1
-

_

_

_

_

-

_

_

1

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

1
1

1

-

592
311
281
35
111
103

-

5

3

-

5
5

-

3
2

88
68

3

23
7

5

33
5

2

3
3

2

12
Table A-la.

Office Occupations—Large Establishments—Men and W omen— Continued

( A v e r a g e s t r a i g h t - t i m e w e e k ly h o u r s a n d e a r n i n g s f o r s e le c te d o c c u p a tio n s s tu d ie d in e s ta b l is 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
b y i n d u s t r y d i v is io n , B o s to n , M a s s . , A u g u s t 1969)
W
eekly earnings1
(standard)
S ex , o c c u p a tio n , an d in d u s t r y d i v is io n

Number Average
weekly
hours1
(standard)

N u m be r o f w o r k e r s r e c e i v in g s tr ai g ht t im e w e e k l y e a r n in g s of —
S

$
60

Mean2

Median 2

M
iddle range 2

WOMEN -

*

$

$

%

*

$

S

$

$

$

$

%

$

s

t

i

70

75

80

85

90

95

100

105

110

115

120

125

130

140

150

160

170

180

190

70

75

80

85

90

95

100

105

no

115

120

125

130

140

t?o

160

170

180

190

ove r

-

4
4
4
-

1
~
1
1

2

-

2
~
2
2
~

2
2
-

22
12
10
9
i

16
8
8
5
3

14
8
6
3
2

40
23
17
11
4

46
31
15
7
3
1

88
63
25
6
14
3

106
83
23
2
9
5

204
129
75
4
27
29

317
198
119
10
52
31

171
98
73
3
31
17

111
17
94
16
13

32
6
26
4
7

17
1
16
1
"

14
1
13
3

1

1

4

1
1

1
1
-

4
~
2
2
*

6
4
2
~
1
1
"

31
20
11
5
2
4
-

41
13
28
1
4
18
3

77
34
43
2
5
24
10

141
85
56
4
7
35
9

201
126
75
6
6
48
13

23 4
159
75
10
8
43
14

301
192
109
30
6
48
24

2 35
162
73
8
1
46
16

452
272
180
37
7
89
44

139
64
75
6
40
18

45
12
33
8
13
10

15
3
12
7
5
-

7
3
4
3
1
-

5
4
i
i
-

1
1
-

20
1
19

52
19
33

92
30
62

221
100
121

278
13 4
144

310
162
148
2
13
59
54

215
108
107
7
4
33
39

28 4
192
92

96
38
58
2
3
22
29

21
14
7
5

9
6
3
3

2
1
1
1

3
2
1

_

_

-

-

-

8
44
34

91
29
68
3
9
33
23

-

2

-

-

1
-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

12
1
11
11

_

_

_

_

_

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

i
i

1

1

_

_

-

-

-

-

and

C O N T IN U E D

C O N T IN U E D

S E C R E T A R IE S , C L A S S B ----------------------------M A N U F A C T U R IN G -------------------------------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R IN G ------------------------------------R E T A I L TR AD E -----------------------------------------F IN A N C E 5 -----------------------------------------------------S E R V IC E S — ----------------------------------------------

1,209
678
531
71
167
109

38.5
39.5
38.0
36.5
37.0
40.0

$
$
$
$
140.00 142.00 1 2 8 .0 0 -1 5 2 .0 0
136.00 138.00 1 2 6 .5 0 -1 4 8 .0 0
144.50 146.00 1 3 3 .5 0 -1 6 1 .0 0
112.50 113.50
99 .0 0 -1 3 0 .0 0
142.00 144.00 1 3 2 .5 0 -1 5 4 .0 0
147.50 145.50 1 3 7 .0 0 -1 5 4 .0 0

S E C R E T A R IE S , C L A S S C ----------------------------M A N U F A C T U R IN G -------------------------------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R IN G — -------------------------------P U B L IC U T I L I T I E S -------------------------------R E T A IL TR AD E -----------------------------------------F IN A N C E 5 -----------------------------------------------------S E R V IC E S ----------------------------------------------------

1,937
1,154
783
127
52
417
161

38.5
39.5
38 .0
38.5
38.5
36.5
4 0.0

123.50
122.50
124.00
129.50
111.00
123.00
126.50

124.00 1 1 4 .5 0 -1 3 2 .5 0
123.50 1 1 5 .0 0 -1 3 1 .5 0
124.50 1 1 3 .5 0 -1 3 6 .0 0
129.00 1 2 0 .5 0 -1 3 4 .0 0
113.00 1 0 2 .0 0 -1 2 2 .5 0
123.50 1 1 2 .0 0 -1 3 5 .5 0
127.50 1 1 7 .0 0 -1 3 8 .0 0

S E C R E T A R IE S , C L A S S D ----------------------------M A N U F A C T U R IN G -------------------------------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R IN G — -------------------------------P U B L IC U T I L I T I E S -------------------------------R E T A I L TRADE -----------------------------------------F IN A N C E 4 -----------------------------------------------------S E R V IC E S ----------------------------------------------------

2,178
1 , 180
998
27
101
50 2
294

38.5
39.5
37.5
4 0.0
37.5
36.5
40.0

110.50
111.50
109.00
131.50
105.50
106.00
113.00

109.50
109.50
109.50
128.50
104.00
105.00
113.00

S T E N O G R A P H E R S , G E N ER AL ----------------------------M A N U F A C T U R IN G -------------------------------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R IN G —--------------------------------P U B L IC U T I L I T I E S 3-------------------------------F IN A N C E 4 -----------------------------------------------------S E R V IC E S ----------------------------------------------------

1,059
621
43 8
115
135
119

38.5
39.5
38.0
38.5
36.5
39.5

99.00
100.00
97.50
105.00
94.50
97.00

S T E N O G R A P H E R S , S E N IO R -------------------------------M A N U F A C T U R IN G -------------------------------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R IN G ------------------------------------F IN A N C E 4 -----------------------------------------------------S E R V IC E S ----------------------------------------------------

701
32 5
376
202
64

38.0
39.0
37.0
36.5
39.5

S W IT C H B O A R D O P E R A T O R S , C L A S S A --------M A N U F A C T U R IN G -------------------------------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R IN G ------------------------------------P U B L IC U T I L I T I E S 3-------------------------------R E T A IL TR AD E ------------------------------------------

377
201
176
40
57

S W IT C H B O A R D O P E R A T O R S , C LA S S B --------N O N M A N U F A C T U R IN G -------------------------------------

2
~
2
2
~

-

-

-

-

102.50-119.50
105.00-119.50
100.00-119.00
116.50-149.00
97.50-115.00
97 .0 0 -1 1 6 .5 0
1 0 4 .50-122.00

-

1
1

_
-

9
9

-

-

-

97.50
98.00
94.00
102.00
92.00
97.50

91.50-104.00
95.50-103.00
8 6.00-106.50
84 .0 0 -1 2 7 .0 0
87 .5 0 -1 0 1 .0 0
90.00-104.50

-

103.00
104.00
101.50
99.50
106.00

100.50
102.50
99.50
99.00
104.00

95.00-109.50
96 .0 0 -1 1 2 .5 0
9 3 .5 0-107.00
9 4.50-104.50
99.00-115.00

38.5
39.0
38.5
40.0
38.5

104.50
105.00
103.50
113.00
99.50

104.00
103.00
105.00
114.50
105.50

95.00-113.50
95.50-112.00
93.00-115.00
1 0 3 .50-122.50
87 .5 0 -1 1 0 .0 0

109
73

38.5
38.0

91.00
89.00

93.00
91.00

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

105
63

38.5
39.0

95.00
99.00

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

63

38.5

113.50

T R A N S C R IB IN G -M A C H IN E O P E R A T O R S ,
G E N E R A L ---------------------------------------------------------------M A N U F A C T U R IN G -------------------------------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R IN G ------------------------------------F IN A N C E 4 ------------------------------------------------------

S e e f o o tn o te s a t en d o f ta b le ,




$

65

and
under
65

S E C R E T A R IE S 5 -

t

163
56
107
98

38.0
39.5
37.5
37.0

96.50
93.50
98.50
96.00

“

-

-

~

-

-

-

~
-

“
-

-

-

-

-

-

-

14
76
29

25
83
36

29
6
23
10
6
i

87
19
68
24
14
13

99
40
59
9
30
15

144
63
81
8
41
22

33 8
293
45
5
10
18

116
78
38
5
6
23

69
39
30
6
9
13

59
35
24
11
6
6

32
21
11
1
6
3

16
7
9
i
4
3

33
9
24
17
1
2

19
9
10
7
2

i
i

13
4
9
2

60
16
44
15
1

106
45
61
39
7

154
69
85
58
10

129
60
69
42
18

67
33
34
22
8

56
34
22
10
5

34
22
12
5
5

29
13
16
4
6

25
15
10
2
2

15
6
9
2
2

34
24
10

43
31
12

31
16
15
5
5

26
8
18
6
3

27
10
17
7
3

5
3
2
1
1

17
11
6
5
1

-

2

60
30
30
2
16

-

2

65
38
27
14
4

-

_

-

_

-

-

~

-

9
6
3
1

-

1

1

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

8
8

i

_

_

_

_

i

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

~

-

-

_

-

_

_

-

-

-

_

_

“
_
-

“

2

1

2

1

5
2
3
~
2

15
6
9
5

37
14
23
11

17
17

8
7

3
3

12
6

20
8

14
8

15
7

15
12

2
2

1
1

-

6

9
3

16
11

22
20

20
16

12
7

1
1

5
5

1
“

-

-

-

_

-

_

~

11
“

“

~

~

“

“

-

~

-

2

3

10

9

7

9

3

2

11

4

i

-

-

2

-

-

_

_

.

_

_

-

-

-

-

-

-

2

81 .0 0 -1 0 2 .0 0
75.00-103.00

2
2

“

97.00
99.50

89.00-103.50
9 5 .5 0-104.50

_

-

”

“

2
“

110.50

100.50-126.50

-

-

-

89 .0 0 -1 0 4 .5 0
88 .5 0 -1 0 0 .5 0
89 .0 0 -1 0 8 .0 0
88.50-104.50

_

94.50
92.50
97.50
96.00

-

14
40
8

“

6
1
5

-

-

3
26
4

9

1

”

-

1
17
1

468
344
124
3
7
57
37

-

4

4

-

-

"

-

4

~

4

9

4
4

6

24
8
16

6

16

15

37
21
16
16

19
4
15
15

22
7

15
15

15
6
9
9

“

-

5
5

7

4

3

4

_

-

5

-

-

-

1

7
7

4
1

3

3

-

~

13
Table A-la.

Office Occupations—Large Establishments—Men and W omen— Continued

( A v e r a g e s t r a i g h t - t i m e w e e k ly h o u r s a n d e a r n i n g s f o r s e le c te d o c c u p a tio n s s tu d ie d in e s ta b l is 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
by in d u s t r y d iv is io n , B o s to n , M a s s . , A u g u s t 1969)
W ee k ly e a r n in g s 1
(sta n d ard )

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

N um ber
of
w orkers

A v erag e
w ee k ly
h o u rs1
( stan d ard )

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 tim e w e e k ly e a r n i n g s of—
*

M ean2

M e d ia n 2

M iddle r a n g e 2

60
an d
under
65

WOMEN

-

S

*

S

$

$

$

$

*

$

*

$

t

*

$

$

s

$

$

75

80

85

90

95

100

105

110

115

120

125

130

140

150

160

170

180

190

80

85

90

95

100

105

110

115

120

125

130,

140

150

160

170

180

190

over

12
4
8

62
9
53

135
56
79

144
66
78

144
65
79

174
112
62

112
41
71

62
22
40

37

16

-

-

33

13

3

9
1
8

—

3

10
7

9

4

-

65

“

13

15

17

25

28

18

18

5

2

1

“

72
2
70
59

331
35
296
25 2

248
59
189
141
30

20 5

194
83
111
70
25

118
48
70
39
12

74
39
35
16

61
30
31
10

14

16
13

5
1

_

70

70 ___ I§_

C O N T IN U E D

T Y P I S T S , C L A S S A ----------------------------------M A N U F A C T U R IN G ----------------------------------N O N M A N U FA C TU R IN G --------------------------------

926
39 0
536

38.5
39.5
37.5

$
93.50
93.00
94.00

$
94.00
94.50
93.00

$
$
8 6 .0 0 -1 0 1 .0 0
8 7 .0 0 - 99.00
84 .5 0 -1 0 3 .0 0

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

142

39.5

99.00

100.50

92.50-107.50

-

T Y P I S T S , C L A S S B -------------------------------------M A N U F A C T U R IN G -------------------------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R IN G --------------------------------

1,362
38 3
979
7 09
101

38.0
39.5
37.5
37.0
39.5

86.00
91.50
84.00
82.50
87.50

85.00
92.00
82.50
81.00
87.50

78.508 5 .0077.5077.0083.00-

-

23

-

-

S E R V IC E S

*

$

SERV ICES

93.50
99.50
91.00
88.50
93.00

*

-

23
20

66

139
90
22

6

8
8

3

4

—

—

—

~

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

9

1
1
-

~

-

-

-

1 S ta n d a r d h o u r s r e f l e c t th e w o rk w e e k f o r w h ic h e m p lo y e e s r e c e i v e t h e i r r e g u l a r s t r a i g h t - t i m e s a l a r i e s ( e x c lu s iv e o f p a y f o r o v e r t i m e a t r e g u l a r a n d / o r p r e m i u m r a t e s ) , a n d th e 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 F o r d e fin itio n of t e r m s , s e e fo o tn o te 2 , t a b le A - l .
3 T r a n s p o r t a t i o n , c o m m u n ic a tio n , a n d o t h e r p u b lic u t i l i t i e s .
4 F in a n c e , in s u r a n c e , an d r e a l e s ta te .
5 M a y in c lu d e w o r k e r s o t h e r th a n t h o s e p r e s e n t e d s e p a r a te l y .




14
Table A-2.

Professional and Technical Occupations—Men and W omen

( A v e r a g e s t r a i g h t - t i m e w e e k l y h o u r s a n d e a r n in g s f o r s e le c t e d o c c u p a t io n s s t u d ie d o n a n a r e a b a s i s
b y in d u s tr y d iv is io n , B o s to n , M a s s ., A u g u s t 1969)
W ee k ly e a r n in g s 1
(sta n d ard )

S e x , o c c u p a t io n ,

N um ber
of
w orkers

and in d u s tr y d iv is io n

A v erag e
w ee k ly
h o u rs1
stan d ard )

N u m b e r o f w o rk e rs

s

$
80

M ean2

M e d ia n 2

S

t
90

100

$
110

$
120

13C

140

s t r a ig h t - t i m e w e e k ly e a r n in g s o f—

r e c e iv in g

s

$
150

$

$
170

160

s

$
180

190

200

$
210

t
220

$
230

*
240

t

$
250

260

$
270

and
under

M iddle ra n g e 2

90

230
and

100

110

130

140

150

160

170

180

23
4
19

120

45
12
33

35
17
18

26
11
15

27
18

11
7

93

82
43

91

51
21
30
21

190

210

-2 & L

1

2C 0

1
1

230

240

250

260

-

-

-

-

-

24
13

65
18

29
11

30

38

270

280

over

MEN

C U M P U IE R

L P E k A IU K S ,

N C N M A N U F A C T U K IN G

COMPUTER

UPEKATUKS,

C LA S S

B — —

—

— —— — — —
— — — —

—

C LA S S

—

C -------

F IN A N C E
CCMPUTER

3 9 .0
4 0 .0

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

$
1 4 4 .5 0
1 5 5 .5 0
1 3 9 .5 0

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

552
25G
302
99

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

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

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

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

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

239
191
56
107

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

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

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

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

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

2 2 3 .5 0

U T LR G P L R A T U K jf CL A So A
M A N U F A C T U R IN G --------------------------------------------

179
70

3 9 .5

i. b

j ^

^

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

2 0 5 . C O -2 4 6 .50
2 0 6 .0 0 -2 3 3 .0 0

2C

.o U

2 1 1 .0 0

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

1 8 0 .0 0

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

1
1
1
1

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

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

3 6 .5

F IN A N C E 3------------------------------------------------------

6

45
29
16
11

114
76
38
27

34
8

13

T3
10

43

49

51

50

23

17

^6
28

^9
22

^5
20

an

8
12

8
8

2

40

5

28

40
5

26
2

-

-

-

1
1

15

2
2

1
1

2

1

2
14

16
11

11
10

14

14

31
1

21

74
28

14
12

1 *»
28

14

6
7
6
5

7
0
5
7

.5
.0
.5
.0

0000-

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

109

3 ^*0
3 8 .5
3 7 .0

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

208
70
138
102

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

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

1 4 4 .0 0

3 9 .5

2 5 3 .5 0

2 4 9 .0 0

12

5

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

109

14

12
10

35
10
25
17

50
18
32
23

91
25
66
24

88
49
39
13

32
18

39
20

21
12

i

10

17

34
17
17
11

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

-

-

-

-

-

-

61
ilU u lN L o jy 37 LA ou C
C
4
13
-

40
15
25
6

25

It

16

13

1

1
-

-

-

-

13

ii

6

22
2-8

2

PRO G RAM ERS,

M A N U F A C T U R IN G -------------------------------------------T IN A N C E
COMPUTER

-

PR O G RAM ERS,
413

C C M P U T tR

-

PR G G RAM ERS,

f-6
CCMPUTER

-

SYSTEM S

1
2

1

1
2-8

34

1

2

AN ALYSTS,
1

M A N U F A C T U R IN G -------------------------------------------T IN A N C E
COMPUTER

*5

2

. u

2

t>.

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

2 2 3 .0 0
2 C 1 .5 0
tO C .O Q

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

1C /'

3n •u
*n

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

}J .

??

1 ,1 5 2

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

3 9 .5

1 9 8 .0 0

,

„„

129
207
7^

S Y STEM S

7

23

LJ

w!

13

33

0

3
DRAFTSM EN,

C LASS

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

1 ,1 4 9

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

570

NCNMANUF ACTUR I N G

fo o tn o te s




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

15

*

-

-

-

4

-

-

5

5
14

15

2

-

37

*

69

35

50

21

31

11

17

34
14

54
to

23

12

9

13

5

11

2

4

3

1

1^

5

m r

t3

1

3

nn
in n

~f

7
1

3
3

2

ANALYSTS,

a t end

o f t a b le .

.0

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

1

i

8

17
17

3

5

8

f 8
-n
2 0 6 .3 0
1 6 0 .0 0

1 6 2 .5 0

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

42

12

1 6 0 .0 0

1 6 4 .5 0

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

42

12

i

3
222

2

i oo c n
one nn
o 0 6 nn
£ ne .0 0

/ ?n

See

8
^6

2

}

SYSTEM S A N A L Y S T S ,

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

COMPUTER

4

3

157

in n

67

1ni

ft

/ o
if
36

CO

If

8
9
1
8

**

f O
8
66

30

50

64

108

174

269

110

122
58

86

42

12

6

13

-

-

-

-

-

8

18

23

52

71

132

31

64

53

39

9

6

2

-

-

-

-

-

T6

f f

15
Table A-2. Professional and Technical Occupations—Men and W omen---- Continued
( A v e r a g e s t r a i g h t - t i m e w e e k ly h o u r s a n d e a r n in g s f o r s e le c t e d o c c u p a t io n s s t u d ie d o n a n a r e a b a s i s
b y in d u s t r y d iv is io n , B o s to n , M a s s ., A u g u s t 1969)
W ee k ly e a r n in g s 1
( standard)

S e x , o c c u p a t io n ,

an d in d u s tr y d iv is io n

N u m b e r o f w o rk e rs

$

A v erag e
w ee k ly
h o u rs1
( stan d ard )

i

$

80
M e d ia n ^

and

under

t

90 100

_

_

100 110

60
28
32

$

120

_

90

MEN -

*
110

_

120

t

130

_

130

1
140

_

149

$
160

_
150

r e c e iv in g s t r a i g h t - t i m e w e e k ly e a r n in g s o f—

$

150

_
160

*
170

_
170

—

i

180

_

180

$

$

$

190

200

210

2QQ

210

220

i

220

*

s

s

240

250

240

250

260

“

190

$
260

I

270

280

28C

over

-

-

_

“

230

_

ana

230

270

C O N T IN U E D

$

$

$

D R A F T S M E N , C L A S S C ------M A N U F A C T U R IN G -----------N O N M A N U FA C TU R IN G —
P U B L IC U T I L I T I E S 4
S E R V IC E S --------------------

685
427
258
28
224

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

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

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

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

$

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

150
90
60
60

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

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

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

COMPUTER PR O G R AM ER S,
B U S IN E S S , C L A S S A -

53

3 9 .5

2 1 2 .5 0

2 1 8 .5 0

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

COMPUTER PR O G R AM ER S,
B U S IN E S S , C L A S S B N O N M A N U F A C T U R IN G
F IN A N C E 3-----------------

183
155
109

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

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

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

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

COMPUTER PR O G R AM ER S,
B U S IN E S S , C L A S S C N O N M A N U FA C TU R IN G

137
125

3 8 .0
3 7 .5

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

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

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

52

3 8 .5

1 3 4 .0 0

1 2 7 .5 0

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

240
171
69

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

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

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

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

9
9
9
9

2
2
1
1

.0
.5
.5
.5

0
0
0
0
0

-1
-1
-1
-1
-1

4
3
5
3
5

0
8
1
9
2

.5
.0
.0
.0
.0

0
0
0
0
0

13
4
9

0
0
0
0

-1
-1
-1
-1

1
1
1
1

1
0
2
2

.0
.5
.5
.5

0
0
0
0

~

-

7

32

70
57
13
2
11

9

83
54
29
29

15
13
2
2

9
9

105
84
21
8
11

123
81
42
7
35

141
96
45
6
39

55
32
23
4
17

95
38
57
1
56

35
23
12
12

8

_

_

_

3
3
-

_

10
2
8
8

10
2
8

_

-

4

-

4

22
18
18

18
11
11

-

_

_

_

_

_

_

_

_

8

8
8

WOMEN

D R AFTSM EN,

C LASS

C

N U R S E S , IN D U S T R IA L ( R E G IS T E R E D ) -----M A N U F A C T U R IN G -------------------------------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R IN G -------------------------------------

to

1
th e s e
2
3
4

S t a 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 ic h e m p lo y e e s r e c e i v e
w e e k ly h o u r s .
F o r d e f in it io n o f t e r m s , see fo o tn o te 2, ta b le A - l .
F in a n c e , in s u r a n c e , a n d r e a l e s ta te .
T r a n s p o r t a t i o n , c o m m u n ic a t io n , a n d o t h e r p u b l i c u t i l i t i e s .




t h e ir

3

12
12
12

12
12
12

3
3

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

r e g u la r

2
2
5

s t r a ig h t- tim e

24
24

7

7
8
6
2

34
30
4

21
21

s a la r ie s

27
26
25

35
30

12
7
7

20
17

10

8

1
1

8
7
3

69
50
19

( e x c lu s iv e

55
35
20

25
23

of pay fo r

12
9
9

7
7

15
15
3

4

1

13

3

1

3

12
12

2
2

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

1
1

6

47
31
16

24
21
9

16

8
7
5
2

o v e r tim e

5
1
4

2
-

6
6

2

at r e g u la r

a n d /o r p r e m iu m

ra te s ),

a n d th e

e a r n in g s

c o rre s p o n d

16
Table A-2a.
(A v e ra g e

Professional and Technical Occupations—Large Establishments—Men and Women

s t r a i g h t - t i m e w e e k l y h o u r s a n d e a r n in g s f o r s e le c t e d o c c u p a t io n s s t u d ie d i n e s t a b l i s h m e n t s e m p l o y i n g 5 0 0 w o r k e r s o r m o r e
b y in d u s tr y d iv is io n , B o s to n , M a s s ., A u g u s t 1969)
N u m b e r o f w o r k e r s r e c e iv in g

N um ber

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

of
w orkers

S

$

A v erag e
w ee k ly
h o u rs 1
(stan d ard )

80
M ean2

M e d ia n 2

M id d le ran g e 2

t

s

$

i

t

$

$

t

s t r a i g h t - t i m e w e e k ly e a r n in g s o f—

$

$

i

$

$

90

100

110

120

130

140

150

160

170

180

190

2CC

100

110

120

130

140

150

160

170

180

190

2C0

210

20

36

23

23

11

210

$

$

220

230

240

230

240

250

S
$
$
s
270
280
250
26C

and
under
90

and
. m

.

260

270

280 o v e r

MEN
$
17n
75

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

1
1

37* 5 143 ^ 0 1 3 8 * 0 0
1 1 4 .0 0 -1 4 0 .5 0
1 1 3 .5 0 -1 3 4 .5 0

369
234
135
86

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

174
128
77

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

1GG
74

2 1 7 .5 0
3 9 . 5 2 1 6 . 0 0 2 2 0 .0 0
37« 5 ..1 1 . 5 0

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

COMPUTER PRCGRAMEIS,
BU SINESS, CLASS b -------------------------------

296

3 8 .5

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

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

-

-

-

-

-

F INANCE3-------------------------------------------

14^
97

37*^ 173*00
3 7 . 0 1 6 8 .5 0

1 6 8 .0 0

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

-

-

-

-

-

166
68
58
84

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

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

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

1 4 3 .0 0 1 6 4 .5 0 1 5 0 .0 0 1 6 5 .0 0
1 4 1 . C O - 1 6 4 .00
1 4 1 .5 0 -1 6 3 .0 0

1

-

-

1

-

-

109

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

Ctf^PUTtR GPERAI0R5, CLAj S 0
MANUFACTURING-----------------------------------

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

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

29
LI

36
28

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

*

-

14

-

-

72

51

43

18

17

8

LI

LG

2L

w
11

ft

'M
’j

.

-

-

2
^5

2

2

i
i
i

8

COMPUTER PRCGRAfERS,
MANUFACTURING -----------------------------------

COMPUTER PROGRAMERS,
BU SINESS, CLASS C ------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ----------------------------FINANCE

1 7 8 .0 0

ii
10
1

12
9

8

43
25
18
14

76
49

21

5
1
4

17
1
16

3

41
28
13

21
13

2b
18

17
11

-

-

-

12

32
10

45
18

5

10

17

21

6

16

49

to

12
10

36
34

30
18
12
10

37
20
17
17

4

n

8

34
17
17
11

24
15

13
,

4

1

1

9

13

6

-

-

1

-

-

-

1

-

-

-

16

ii
7

32

1
1

1

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

28

23

23

13

35

15
11

-

10

12

COMPUTER SYSTEMS ANALYSTS,

T INANCE

*

10

~ 7 '* n n ^ 3 * 5 0
*
*
■

COMPUTER SYSTEMS ANALYSTS,
r zr e

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

19

20

14
10

17
14

40
15
25
1C

32
12
20
11

50
38
12

27
8
19
19

49
34
15
15

71
54
17
17

171
145
26
25

112
79
33
11

77
68
9
8

89
70
19
9

96
80
16

179
126
53
14

92
79
13

64
58

59
33
26

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

30. ^

11
11

2 1 0 .5 0
cr
T7 ^ 2 G 2 5 C f o a * s n
19^*50
37*0

11

31
18
13
11

11

COMPUTER SYSTEMS ANALYSTS,
76
/ -i/

' 0
/

»

1 0 4 .5 0
ic n nr

ia q

:

, o ri

n

17
8

191*50 191*00
8

li T ii
j

o LK V I L L o

40
23
17
15

1 5 2 .0 0 -1 7 7 .0 0
1 4 9 .5 0 -1 9 0 .5 0
101

See fo o tn o te s




at end

o f ta b le .

3^*5

161 00

363
303
60

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

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

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

8

10

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

81
53
28
25

52
8

32
8

10

17
28
3

51
ro

r-5

1

2

12

1
11

i
1

13

17
Table A-2a.
(A v e ra g e

Professional and Technical Occupations—Large Establishments—Men and W omen— Continued

s t r a i g h t - t i m e w e e k ly h o u r s a n d e a r n in g s f o r s e le c t e d o c c u p a t io n s s t u d ie d i n e s t a b l i s h m e n t s e m p lo y i n g 5 0 0 w o r k e r s o r m o r e
b y in d u s tr y d iv is io n , B o s to n , M a s s ., A u g u s t 1969)
W ee k ly e a r n in g s 1
(sta n d ard )

N um ber

S e x , o c c u p a t io n ,

an d in d u s tr y d iv is io n

of

i

A v erag e
w ee k ly
M e d ia n 2

M ean2

( stan d ard )

M id d le ran g e 2

89
61
55

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

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

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

COMPUTER PR O G RAM ERS,
B U S IN E S S , C L A S S C -----------------------------

103

3 7 .5

1 5 3 .0 0

1 5 2 .5 0

N U R S E S , IN D U S T R IA L (R E G IS T E R E D )
M A N U F A C T U R IN G ---------------------------------N O N M A N U FA C TU R IN G --------------------------

to

$

186
122
66

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

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

1
S t a n d a r d h o u r s r e f l e c t t h e w o r k w e e k f o r w h ic h
th e s e w e e k ly h o u r s .
3
F o r d e f i n i t i o n o f t e r m s , s e e f o o t n o t e 2 , t a b le A - l .
3 F in a n c e , in s u r a n c e , a n d r e a l e s ta te .




1 4 3 .0 0
1 4 0 .0 0
1 4 6 .0 0

e m p lo y e e s

*
~

-

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

-

t h e ir

100

110

120

100

110

120

130

140

150

160

170

180

190

200

210

-

-

1

3
3

4
3
3

9
8

12
7

7

7

10
7
7

12
8
8

18
11
11

12
9
9

3
3
3

2

9

35

20

25

7

1

i

43
23
20

7

5
1
4

$

$

1 ------270

2

'

-

-

~

6
6

1
1

2
2
2

r e g u la r

t

1

21
17
4

54
38
16

$

240

250

260

280

250

260

270

280

over

_

_

_
_

and

”

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

r e c e iv e

N u m b e r of w o r k e r s r e c e iv in g s t r a i g h t tim e w e e k ly e a r n i n g s of—
i
i
1
*
$
t
1
$
$
*
$
130
140
150
160
170
180
190
200
210
220
230

s

90

an d
under
90

COMPUTER P R O G R AM ER S,
B U S IN E S S , C L A S S B ----------------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R IN G -------------------------F IN A N C E 3 --------------------------------------------

s

s

$

80

s tr a ig h t- tim e

s a la r ie s

47
31
16

( e x c lu s iv e

5
2

o f pay fo r

o v e r tim e

220

230

240

3

2
2

-

-

2

a t r e g u la r

a n d /o r

p r e m iu m

r a te s ),

and

th e

e a r n in g s

c o rre s p o n d

18
Table A-3. Office, Professional, and Technical Occupations—Men and W omen Combined
(A v e r a g e s t r a i g h t - t i m e w e e k ly h o u r s a n d e a r n i n g s f o r s e le c te d o c c u p a tio n s s tu d ie d on an a r e a b a s i s
b y in d u s t r y d iv is io n , B o s to n , M a s s . , A u g u s t 1969)
Average

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

O F F IC E

Number
of
workers

Average

Weekly
earnings 1
(standard) (standard)
Weekly

B I L L E R S , M A C H IN E (B O O K K E E P IN G
M A C H IN E ) -----------------------------------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R IN G ----------------------R E T A IL TRADE ---------------------------B O O K K E E P IN G -M A C H IN E O P E R A T O R S ,
C LA S S A ---------------------------------------------------M A N U F A C T U R IN G -------------------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R IN G -----------------------W H O LESALE TR AD E --------------------B O O K K E E P IN G -M A C H IN E O P E R A T O R S ,
C L A S S B ---------------------------------------------------M A N U F A C T U R IN G -------------------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R IN G ------------------------W H O LESALE TRADE ---------------------F IN A N C E 2------------------------------------------

302
273
187
69

3 9 .0

190

3 7 .5

160
90

$
9 2 .0 0
9 1 .0 0

3 9 .0
3 9 .0

3 7 .5

222

9 4 .0 0
8 1 .5 0

3 8 .0

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

3 8 .0

.5
.0
.5
.5

111.00
114.50

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

9 4 .0 0

132
305
141
104

3 9 .5
3 6 .0

8 7 .5 0
9 5 .5 0

72
150
61

437

C L E R K S , A C C O U N T IN G , C L A S S A
M A N U F A C T U R IN G ------------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R IN G —-------------P U B L IC U T I L I T I E S ------------W H O LESALE TRADE --------------R E T A I L TRADE ----------------------F IN A N C E 2----------------------------------S E R V IC E S --------------------------------

2,2 7 3
588
1 ,68 5
479
190
253
541

C L E R K S , A C C O U N T IN G , C L A S S B
M A N U F A C T U R IN G ------------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R IN G -----------------W H O LESALE TRADE --------------R E T A IL TRADE ---------------------F IN A N C E 2 ----------------------------------S E R V IC E S --------------------------------

3,7 7 7
752

222

3,02 5
613
775

3
3
3
3

7
9
6
7

3 8 .0
3 8 .5

9 9 .5 0
9 2 .0 0

1
1
1
1
1

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

112.00
111.50
1 2 1.50

8
9
7
8
7

.0
.0
.5
.5
.0

1
2
1
2
1

9
3
8
8
4

94
95
94
97
88

.5
.5
.0
.0
.5

.5
.5
.0
.5
.0

0
0
0
0
0

0
0
0
0
0

622

3 6 .5

9 2 .5 0

240

3 8 .0

9 5 .5 0

C L E R K S , F I L E , C LA S S A
M A N U F A C T U R IN G ---------N O N M A N U F A C T U R IN G F IN A N C E 2-------------------S E R V IC E S -----------------

347
69

3 8 .0
3 9 .0

278
191
50

3 7 .5
3 7 .0

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

C L E R K S , F I L E , C LA S S B
M A N U F A C T U R IN G ---------N O N M A N U F A C T U R IN G —
F IN A N C E 2--------------------

800
89
711

3 7 .5

8 2 .5 0

3 9 .5
3 7 .0

8 7 .5 0
8 2 .0 0

498

3 6 .5

7 9 .5 0

856

3
3
3
3
4

8
8
7
8

C L E R K S , F I L E , C LA S S C
M A N U F A C T U R IN G ---------N O N M A N U F A C T U R IN G —
P U B L IC U T I L I T I E S
W H O LESALE TRADE
F IN A N C E 2 -------------------S E R V IC E S -----------------

S ee f o o t n o t e s




a t end

123
733
36
82
375

202

o f t a b le ,

3 9 .0

8
7
8
8
0

.0
.5
.0
.5
.0

3 7 .5
3 8 .0

O C C U P A T IO N S -

A v erag e

W ee k ly
e a rn in g s 1
(sta ndard)

C L E R K S , P A Y R O LL --------------M A N U FA C TU R IN G -----------N O N M AN U FAC TU R IN G - - ■
P U B L IC U T I L I T I E S
W HOLESALE TRADE R E T A IL TRADE ---------F IN A N C E 2 ---------------------S E R V IC E S --------------------

9 0 .0 0
11 7.00

0
4
9
6

.0
.0
.5
.0

0
0
0
0

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

COMPTOMETER OPERATORS
M A N U F A C T U R IN G ---------N O N M A N U FA C TU R IN G W HOLESALE TRADE
R E T A IL TRADE --------

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

1,22 8
561

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

113.50
1 0 6.00
119.00

3 9 .5
3 9 .0

1 2 3.00
7 9 .5 0

783
381

3 8 .0
3 8 .5

402
42
55

3 8 .0

106
104
107
132

667
604
58

162
69
74

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

.0
.5
.5
.5

0
0
0
0

116.50
9 7 .0 0

3 6 .5
3 7 .5

108.50
1 0 8.50

875
316

3 7 .5
3 8 .0

9 4 .5 0
9 3 .5 0

559
134

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

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

321

KEYPUNCH O P E R A T O R S , C LA S S A
M A N U FA C TU R IN G ------------------------N O N M AN U FAC TU R IN G ----------------P U B L IC U T I L I T I E S ------------W HOLESALE TRADE --------------R E T A IL TRADE ---------------------F IN A N C E 2 ----------------------------------S E R V IC E S --------------------------------

1,59 0
583
1 ,00 7

KEYPUNCH O P E R A T O R S , C LA S S B
M A N U F A C T U R IN G ------------------------N O N M A N U FA C TU R IN G -----------------P U B L IC U T I L I T I E S 3------------W HOLESALE TRADE --------------R E T A IL TRADE ---------------------F IN A N C E 2 -----------------------------------

1,14 3
512
631
92
62
223
228

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

O F F IC E BOYS AND G IR L S —
M A N U F A C T U R IN G -----------N O N M A N U FA C TU R IN G ----P U B L IC U T I L I T I E S
W HOLESALE TRADE R E T A IL TRADE ---------F IN A N C E 2 ---------------------S E R V IC E S --------------------

1 ,09 9

3 8 .0

111

3
3
3
3
3

460
156

3 7 .5
3 8 .0

S E C R E T A R IE S 4------------------------M A N U F A C T U R IN G -----------N O N M A N U FA C TU R IN G ----P U B L IC U T I L I T I E S 3
W HOLESALE TRADE R E T A IL TRADE ---------F IN A N C E 2---------------------S E R V IC E S --------------------

9,93 0

3 8 .0

121.50

4,23 0
5,700

3 9 .0
3 7 .5

410
776
612
2,56 6

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

121.50
1 2 1.50
1 4 1.00

110
148
158
460
131

239
860
48
85

1,33 6

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

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

9
7
9
8
7

.0
.5
.0
.5
.5

1
1
1
1
1

0 0.50
0 1.00
00.00
08.50
0 5.00
9 5 .5 0
9 7 .5 0
100.00
9
9
8
9

0
2
8
9

.0
.0
.5
.5

0
0
0
0

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

1
5
0
1

.5
.5
.5
.0

0
0
0
0

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

1 2 2.5
1 1 6.5
1 1 8.0
1 2 4.5

0
0
0
0

N um ber
of
w orkers

W ee k ly
(standard)

O F F IC E

C O N T IN U E D

C L E R K S , O R D E R -------- -----M A N U F A C T U R IN G -------N O N M A N U FA C TU R IN G W HO LESALE TRADE
R E T A IL TRADE -----

1 0 9.00
101.00

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

3
3
3
3
3

W eekly
(sta n d ard )

O F F IC E

O C C U P A T IO N S

B I L L E R S , M A C H IN E ( B I L L I N G
M A C H IN E ) ------------------------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R IN G ------------W H O LESALE T R AD E ---------R E T A IL TRADE ------------------

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

N um ber
of
w orkers

O C C U P A T IO N S

S E C R E T A R IE S 4 -

-

W e tk ly
earnings 1
(standard)

C O N T IN U E D

C O N T IN U E D

$
S E C R E T A R IE S , C L A S S A M A N U F A C T U R IN G --------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R IN G -------W HO LESALE TR AD E —
R E T A IL TR A D E ------------F IN A N C E 2------------------------S E R V IC E S -----------------------

511
199
312

101
81
63
57

S E C R E T A R IE S , C L A S S B
M A N U F A C T U R IN G ------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R IN G —
W H O LESALE TR AD E R E T A IL TR AD E ---------F IN A N C E 2 ---------------------S E R V IC E S --------------------

2,23 9
959
1 ,28 0

S E C R E T A R IE S , C L A S S C
M A N U F A C T U R IN G ------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R IN G ----P U B L IC U T I L I T I E S 3
W H O LESALE TRADE —
R E T A IL TR AD E ---------F IN A N C E 2---------------------S E R V IC E S --------------------

2,95 0
1 ,45 4
1,496

S E C R E T A R IE S , C L A S S D
M A N U F A C T U R IN G ------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R IN G ----P U B L IC U T I L I T I E S 3W HO LESALE TR AD E R E T A IL TR A D E ---------F IN A N C E 2----------------------S E R V IC E S --------------------

3,968
1,61 8
2,35 0

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

1 4 8.50
1 5 0.50
1 4 7.00
1 4 0.00
134.00
155.50
1 6 4.50

3 7 .5

136.50
1 3 5.00
1 3 7.50

3
3
3
3

.0
.0
.5
.0

136.00
1 3 9.00

3 8 .0

1 2 1 .0 0

3
3
3
3
3
3
3

.0
.5
.5
.0
.0
.0
.0

1 2 0.50

1 1 0 .0 0
1 1 1 .0 0

67
343
203
1,33 8
399

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

S T E N O G R A P H E R S , G ENERAL
M A N U F A C T U R IN G ------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R IN G ----P U B L IC U T I L I T I E S 3W H O LESALE TR AD E —
R E T A IL TR AD E ---------F IN A N C E 2----------------------S E R V IC E S --------------------

1 ,75 8
730
1 ,02 8

3 9 .0
3 8 .0

100.50
100.50
1 0 0.50

3
3
3
3

1 1 0.50
9 9 .0 0
8 9 .0 0
9 9 .0 0

273

3 8 .5

1 0 0.50

S TE N O G R A P H E R S , S E N IO R
M A N U F A C T U R IN G -----------N O N M A N U F A C T U R IN G ----P U B L IC U T I L I T I E S 3
W HO LESALE TRADE F IN A N C E 2---------------------S E R V IC E S --------------------

1,32 1
430
891
41

3 7 .5

1 0 7.00
1 0 1.50
1 0 9.50

S W ITC H BO A R D O P E R A T O R S , C L A S S
M A N U F A C T U R IN G -----------N O N M A N U F A C T U R IN G —
P U B L IC U T I L I T I E S 3
W H O LESALE TR AD E R E T A IL TR AD E ---------F IN A N C E 2---------------------S E R V IC E S --------------------

142
144
529
285

153
190
180
636
337

140
189
65
361

158
243
366

A ---------

620
213
407
53
87
91
108

68

9
7
6
8

9
7
8
9
8
7
8

3 8 .5

9
8
6
7

.0
.5
.5
.0

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

1 3 4.00

1 2 2 .0 0

1 2 2 .0 0
1 2 9.50
1 2 4.50
1 1 7.50

1 2 2 .0 0
1 2 0 .0 0

1 0 9.00
1 2 8.00
11 1.50
1 0 4.00
1 0 6.50
1 1 4.50

122.50
1 1 9.50
1 0 3.00

3 7 .0

1 1 1.50

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

1 0 3.50
1 0 4.50
1 0 3.00
1 1 3.50
105.50
9 4 .5 0

1 0 2 .0 0
1 0 4.50

19
Table A-3. Office, Professional, and Technical Occupations—Men and W omen Combined— Continued
(A verage s tr a ig h t-tim e w eekly h o u rs and e a rn in g s fo r s e le c te d o ccu p atio n s stu d ied on an a r e a b a s is
by in d u s try d iv isio n , B oston, M a s s ., A ugust 1969)
A v erage

O ccupation and in d u stry div isio n

OFFICE OC CU PA TI ON S

N um ber
of
w orkers

W ee k ly

W eekly
e a rn in g s 1
(sta n d ard ' (sta n d ard )

- CONTINUED

389
353
131
153

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

SW ITCHBOARD OPERATOR-RECEPTIONISTSMANU FA CT UR IN G -------------------N O NM AN UF AC TU RI NG ----------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S -------------WHOLESALE TRADE --------------F I N A N C E ------------------------SERVICES ------------------------

783
316
467
28
153
121
119

3 8 .0 9 5 .0 0
3 8 .5
9 5 .5 0
3 8 .0 9 5 .0 0
3 9 .5 1 1 4 .0 0
3 8 .5
9 5 .5 0
3 6 .5
9 0 .5 0 ]
3 8 .5
98.501

3

2

COMP UT ER SYSTEMS ANALYSTS,
BUSINESS, CLASS A ------------MA NU FA CT UR IN G ---------------N O NM AN UF AC TU RI NG -----------F I N A N C E --------------------

354
112
242
94

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

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

CO MPUTER SYSTEMS ANALYSTS,
BUSINESS, CLASS B ------------MA NU FA CT UR IN G ---------------N O N M A N UF AC TU RI NG -----------F I NA NC E --------------------

401
132
269
86

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

2 0 6 .0 0
2 2 3 .0 0
1 9 8 .0 0
2 0 0 .0 0

CO MPUTER SYSTEMS ANALYSTS,
BUSINESS, CLASS C ------------NONM AN UF AC TU RI NG ------------

146
104

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

DRAFTSMEN, CLASS A ------------MANUFA CT UR IN G ---------------N O NM AN UF AC TU RI NG -----------SERVICES -------------------

1 ,1 5 9
534
625
559

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

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

DRAFTSMEN, CLASS B ------------MA NU FA CT UR IN G ---------------N O NM AN UF AC TU RI NG -----------SERVICES -------------------

1 ,1 6 4
588
576
490

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

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

2

587
266
321
105

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

1 3 3 .CO
1 2 5 .0 0
1 4 0 .0 0
1 3 2 .0 0

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

CO MPUTER OPERATORS, CLASS C -------MA NU FA CT UR IN G --------------------N O NM AN UF AC TU RI NG ----------------RETAIL TRADE -------------------F I N A N C E --------------------------

266
53
213

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

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

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

COMP UT ER PROGRAMERS,
BUSINESS, CLASS A -----------------MANUFA CT UR IN G --------------------N O NM AN UF AC TU RI NG ----------------F I N A N C E --------------------------

436
315
87

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

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

DRAFTSMEN, CLASS C ------------MANUFA CT UR IN G ---------------N O NM AN UF AC TU RI NG -----------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S ---------SE RVICES -------------------

737
443
294
28
257

COMP UT ER PROGRAMERS,
BUSINESS, CLASS B -----------------MANUFA CT UR IN G --------------------NONM AN UF AC TU RI NG ----------------F I N A N C E --------------------------

3 9 .5
4 0 .0
3 9 .0
40 • 0
3 9 .0

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

596
185
411
218

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

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

DRAFTSHE N- TR AC ER S --------------MA NU FACTURING ---------------NONMAN UF AC TU RI NG -----------SERVICES --------------------

160
100
60
60

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

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

CO MPUTER PROGRAMERS,
BUSINESS, CLASS C -----------------MA NU FACTURING --------------------NONMAN UF AC TU RI NG ----------------FI NA NC E --------------------------

345
82
263
196

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

1 4 9 .0 0 ;
156.50■
1 4 6 .5 0
1 4 8 .5 0 ;

NURSES, INDUSTRIAL (REGISTERED)
MA NU FACTURING ---------------NONM AN UF AC TU RI NG -------------

249
180
69

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

201
77
124
64

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

TABULA TI NG -M AC HI NE OPERATORS,
CLASS C -----------------------------NO NM AN UF AC TU RI NG ----------------F I N A N C E -------------------------

87
73
57

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

2

2

2

TRANSCRI BI NG -M AC HI NE OPERATORS,
GENERAL -----------------------------MA NUFACTURING -------------------NONM AN UF AC TU RI NG ----------------F I N A N C E -------------------------

413
156
257
168

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

TYPISTS, CLASS A -------------------MA NU FACTURING -------------------NONM AN UF AC TU RI NG ----------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S -------------WHOLESALE TRADE ---------------F I N A N C E ------------------------SERVICES ------------------------

1 ,6 0 6
473
1, 133
124
92
474
390

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

2

PROFESSIONAL A N D TECHNICAL
OCCUPATIONS

PROFESSIONAL AND TECHNICAL
OC CU PA TI ON S - CONTINUED

COMP UT ER OPERATORS, CLASS B -----------MANUFA CT UR IN G --------------------NO NM AN UF AC TU RI NG ----------------F I N A N C E --------------------------

TA BU LA TI NG -M AC HI NE OPERATORS,
CLASS B -----------------------------MA NU FA CT UR IN G -------------------N O NM AN UF AC TU RI NG ----------------F I N A N C E -------------------------

3

2

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

W eekly
e arn in g s 1
(standard)

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

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

2

3

2 , 809
602
2 ,2 0 7
97
271
1 ,5 0 8
182

W eekly
hours 1
(sta ndard)

109

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

2

TYPISTS, CLASS B --------------------MANUFA CT UR IN G --------------------N O NM AN UF AC TU RI NG ----------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S --------------WH OLESALE TRADE ---------------F I N A N C E -------------------------SERVICES ------------------------

O ccupation and in d u stry d iv isio n

190
61

177
74
103
86

2

W ee k ly
e a rn in g s 1
(standard)

COMP UT ER OPERATORS, CLASS A -------MA NU FA CT UR IN G --------------------N O N M A N UF AC TU RI NG -----------------

TA BU LA TI NG -M AC HI NE OPERATORS,
CLASS A -----------------------------MANU FA CT UR IN G -------------------N O NM AN UF AC TU RI NG ----------------F I N A N C E -------------------------

2

W eekly
hours 1
(sta n d ard )

OFFICE OC CU PA TI ON S - CONTINUED

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

SWITCHBOARD O P E R A T O R S » CLASS B --N O NM AN UF AC TU RI NG ----------------F I N A N C E ------------------------SERVICES ------------------------

2

A verage

O ccupation and in d u s try d iv isio n

2

2

121

3

1 S tandard ho u rs re fle c t the w orkw eek fo r w hich em p lo y ees re c e iv e th e ir r e g u la r s tr a ig h t-tim e s a la r ie s (ex clu siv e of pay fo r o v ertim e at r e g u la r a n d /o r p re m iu m r a te s ), and the ea rn in g s
co rre sp o n d to th ese w eekly h o u rs .
2 F inance, in s u ra n c e , and r e a l e s ta te .
3 T ra n sp o rta tio n , com m unication, and o th e r public u tilitie s .
4 May include w o rk e rs « th e r than those p re s e n te d se p a ra te ly .




20
Table A-3a.

Office, Professional, and Technical Occupations—Large Establishments—Men and Women Combined

(A verage s tra ig h t-tim e w eekly h o u rs and ea rn in g s fo r s e le c te d occu p atio n s stu d ied in e s ta b lis h m e n ts em ploying 500 w o rk e rs o r m o re
by in d u s try d iv isio n , B o sto n , M a s s. , A ugust 1969)
Average

A v erag e

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

N um ber
of
w o ik ers

W ee k ly
W ee k ly
hours 1 e a rn in g s 1
(sta n d ard ) (sta ndard)

OFFICE OCCUPATIONS

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

Number
of

Weekly
Weekly
hours 1 earnings 1
standard) (standard)

OFFICE OC CU PA TI ON S

OFFICE OC CU PA TI ON S - CONTINUED
KEYP UN CH OPERATORS, CLASS B ----MA NU FA CT UR IN G -----------------N O NM AN UF AC TU RI NG - - -----------PUBLIC UT ILITIES -----------RETAIL TRADE ----------------F I N A N C E -----------------------

774
328
446
70
182
179

3 8 .5
3 9 .5
3 7.5
3 8 .5
3 7 .5
3 7 .0

OF FI CE BOYS AND G I R L S ------------MA NU FA CT UR IN G -----------------N O NM AN UF AC TU RI NG - - -----------PUBLIC UT ILITIES -----------RETAIL TRADE ----------------FINANCE -----------------------

606
178
428
35
84
237

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

$
89 .0 0
9 1 .5 0
87.0 0
9 6 .0 0
82.0 0
8 7 .0 0
81.0 0
8 5 .0 0
79.5 0
8 0 .5 0
77 .5 0
80 .5 0

9 3 .5 0
9 5 .5 0
9 3 .0 0
85.0 0
91.5 0

SE C R E T A R I E S -----------------------MA NU FA CT UR IN G -----------------N O NM AN UF AC TU RI NG -------------RE TA IL TRADE ----------------FINANCE ----------------------SE RVICES ---------------------

5,8 3 2
3 ,1 1 3
2 ,7 1 9
282
1,108
846

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

123.00
123.00
1 23.50
1 14.50
119.00
1 24.00

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

94.5 0
9 4 .0 0
94.5 0
88.5 0

SECRETARIES, CLASS A ----------MA NU FA CT UR IN G -----------------N O NM AN UF AC TU RI NG -------------RETAIL TRADE -----------------

246
101
145
54

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

15 4 .5 0
163.00
1 4 8.00
137.00

373
325
263

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

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

CLERKS, FILE, CLASS C -----N O N M A N UF AC TU RI NG -------F I NA NC E -----------------

337
306
196

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

7 9 .5 0
79.0 0
77.5 0

SECRETARIES, CL AS S B ----------M A N U FA CT UR IN G -----------------N O NM AN UF AC TU RI NG -------------RE TA IL TRADE ----------------F I N A N C E ----------------------SE RVICES ---------------------

1,209
678
531
71
167
109

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

140.00
136.00
1 44.50
112.50
1 4 2.00
1 4 7.50

CLERKS, ORDER --------------M A N U FA CT UR IN G -----------N O NM AN UF AC TU RI NG -------RE TA IL TRADE -----------

397
325
72
58

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

105.50
110.50
82.0 0
79.5 0

CLERKS, PA YR OL L ------------MA NU FA CT UR IN G -----------N O NM AN UF AC TU RI NG -------RE TA IL TRADE -----------

393
179
214
138

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

1 0 4.00
107.50
100.50
9 3 .5 0

SECRETARIES, CLASS C ---------MA NU FA CT UR IN G -----------------N O NM AN UF AC TU RI NG - - -----------PUBLIC UT ILITIES ----------RETAIL TRADE ---------------F I N A N C E ---------------------SE RVICES ---------------------

1,937
1 ,1 5 4
783
127
52
417
1 61

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

123.50
122.50
124.00
129.50
111.00
123 .0 0
1 26.50

C O M P TO ME TE R OP ER AT OR S -----MA NU FA CT UR IN G -----------N O N M A N UF AC TU RI NG -------RETAIL TRADE -----------

682
306
376
291

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

95.0 0
9 3 .5 0
9 6 .5 0
9 1 .5 0

SECRETARIES, CLASS D ---------M A N U FA CT UR IN G -----------------N O NM AN UF AC TU RI NG — ----------PUBLIC UTIL IT IE S ----------RETAIL TRADE ---------------F I N A N C E ---------------------SE RVICES ---------------------

2 ,1 7 8
1 ,180
998
27
1 01
502
294

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

11 0 .5 0
1 11.50
109.00
13 1 .5 0
1 0 5.50
106.00
1 13.00

K E YP UN CH OPERATORS, CLASS A
MA NU FA CT UR IN G -----------N O N M A N UF AC TU RI NG -------PUBLIC UTILITIES -----RE TA IL TRADE ----------F I N A N C E ----------------SE RVICES ---------------

1 ,001
418
583
108
82
295
65

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

100 .5 0
101 .0 0
100 .0 0
108.50
9 6 .0 0
9 6 .5 0
99 .5 0

ST EN OGRAPHERS, GENERAL ---------M A N U FA CT UR IN G ----------------N O N M A N UF AC TU RI NG — ----------PUBLIC U T IL IT IE S ----------FINANCE ---------------------SE RVICES ---------------------

1,064
621
443
120
135
119

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

9 9 .0 0
100 .0 0
98.0 0
106.50
94.5 0
97.0 0

ST EN OGRAPHERS, SE NI OR ----------M A N U FA CT UR IN G ----------------N O NM AN UF AC TU RI NG -------------FINANCE ---------------------SERV IC ES ---------------------

701
325
376
202
64

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

103.00
104.00
101.50
99 .5 0
106.00

BILLERS, MACHINE (BOOKKEEPING
MACHINE) -----------------------N O N M A N UF AC TU RI NG ------------

80
68

3 8 .0
3 8 .0

$
9 1 .5 0
84 .5 0

BO OK KE EP IN G- MA CH IN E OPERATORS,
CLASS B -------------------------

77

3 7 .5

100.00

CLERKS, ACCOUNTING, CLASS A -MA NU FA CT UR IN G --------------N O NM AN UF AC TU RI NG -----------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S --------RETAIL TRADE -------------F I N A N C E -------------------SERVICES -------------------

1,1 6 9
324
845
381
175
209
61

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

120.00
1 1 9.50
120.00
130.50
111.50
1 0 9.50
117.00

CLERKS, ACCOUNTING, CLASS B —
MA NU FA CT UR IN G --------------N O NM AN UF AC TU RI NG -----------RETAIL TRADE -------------F I N A N C E --------------------

1,763
419
1 ,3 4 4
384
172

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

CLERKS, FILE, CLASS A -----MA NU FA CT UR IN G -----------N O NM AN UF AC TU RI NG -------F I N A N C E -----------------

239
63
176
1 41

CLERKS, FILE, CLASS B -----n o n m a n u f a c t u r i n g -------F I N A N C E -----------------

2

3

3

3

2

3

See footnotes at end of table,




3

4

O c c u p a tio n a n d in d u s t r y d i v is io n

Number
of

Weekly
Weekly
hours 1 earnings 1
[standard) (standard)

- CO NTINUED

SW IT CH BO AR D OPERATORS, CLASS A ---MA NU FA CT UR IN G --------------------N O N M A N UF AC TU RI NG ----------------PUBLIC U T IL IT IE S --------------RETAIL TRADE --------------------

377
201
176
40
57

3 8 .5
3 9 .0
3 8 .5
4 0.0
3 8 .5

$ 04.50
1
105.00
103.50
113.00
9 9.50

SW IT CH BO AR D OPERATORS, CLASS B ---N O N M A N UF AC TU RI NG -----------------

10 9
73

3 8 .5
3 8 .0

9 1 .0 0
89 .0 0

SW ITCHBOARD O P E R A T O R -R EC EP TI ON IS TS MA NU FA CT UR IN G ---------------------

105
63

3 8 .5
3 9 .0

9 5 .0 0
99.0 0

T A B U LA TI NG -M AC HI NE OPERATORS,
CLASS A ------------------------------N O N M A N UF AC TU RI NG ----------------FINANCE --------------------------

1 07
63
53

3 8 .5
3 7 .5
3 7.0

128.50
126.00
123.50

T A B U LA TI NG -M AC HI NE OPERATORS,
CLASS B ------------------------------M A N U FA CT UR IN G --------------------N O NM AN UF AC TU RI NG ----------------FINANCE --------------------------

1 78
77
101
60

38.5
3 9 .5
3 7 .5
3 7 .0

1 13.00
1 1 3.00
113.00
104.00

T A B U L A TI NG -M AC HI NE OPERATORS,
CLASS C ------------------------------N O NM AN UF AC TU RI NG ----------------FINANCE --------------------------

87
73
57

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

93 .5 0
91.0 0
9 0 .0 0

TR AN SC RI BI NG -M AC HI NE OPERATORS,
GE NE RA L ------------------------------M A N U FA CT UR IN G --------------------N O NM AN UF AC TU RI NG ----------------F I N A N C E --------------------------

163
56
1 07
98

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

96.5 0
9 3 .5 0
98.5 0
9 6 .0 0

TYPISTS, CL AS S A --------------------MA NU FA CT UR IN G --------------------N O NM AN UF AC TU RI NG ----------------F I N A N C E -------------------------SERV IC ES -------------------------

933
390
543
257
1 42

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

9 4 .0 0
93.0 0
94.5 0
91.0 0
99.0 0

TYPISTS, CL AS S B --------------------M A NU FA CT UR IN G --------------------N O NM AN UF AC TU RI NG ----------------F I N A N C E -------------------------SE RVICES -------------------------

1 ,3 6 8
383
985
709
10 1

3 8 .0
3 9 .5
3 7 .5
3 7.0
3 9 .5

8 6 .0 0
91.5 0
8 4 .0 0
82.5 0
87.5 0

COMP UT ER OPERATORS, CLASS A -------M A NU FA CT UR IN G --------------------N O NM AN UF AC TU RI NG -----------------

156
81
75

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

14 6 .0 0
1 4 9 . OC
1 4 3 .5 0

COMP UT ER OPERATORS, CLASS B -------M A N U FA CT UR IN G --------------------N C NM AN UF AC TU RI NG ----------------F I N A N C E --------------------------

388
239
149
90

3 8 .5
3 9 .5
3 7.0
3 6 .5

128.00
1 2 5 .0 0
1 3 2 .5 0
1 3 4 .5 0

2

3

3

3

3

3

3

PR OF ES SI ON AL AND TE CHNICAL
OCCUPATIONS

3

21
Table A-3a.

Office, Professional, and Technical Occupations—Large Establishments—Men and W om en Combined— Continued

( A v e r a g e s t r a i g h t - t i m e w e e k l y h o u r s a n d e a r n i n g s f o r s e l e c t e d o c c u p a t i o n s s t u d i e d in e s t a b l i s 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
b y i n d u s t r y d i v i s i o n , B o s t o n , M a s s . , A u g u s t 1969)
Average
Number
of
workers

Occupation and industry division

Average
Number
of
workers

Occupation and industry division

Weekly
Weekly
hours 1 earnings 1
(standard) (standard)

PROFESSIONAL AND TECHNICAL
OCCUPATIONS - CONTINUED

Average

Weekly
Weekly
hours 1 earnings 1
(standard) (standard)

PR OFESSIONAL ANO TECHNICAL
OCCUPATIONS - CONTINUED

16
8
5
1
15
3
7
7

37.5 f n . , 0
39.5 115.50
37.0 117.50
36.5 116.50

COMP UT ER PROGRAMERS,
BUSINESS, CLASS C M A N U F A C T U R I N G --NONMANUFACTURING

29
6
8
0
19
8

CO MPUTER PROGRAMERS,
B U S I N E S S , C L A S S A -------------------M A N U F A C T U R I N G ----------------------------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G ---------------------------------F I N A N C E --------------------------------------------------

21
0
17
1
8
4
5
6

39.0
39.5
37.5
37.0

211.50
211.50
212.00
208.00

COMP UT ER SYSTEMS ANALYSTS,
B U S I N E S S , C L A S S A --------M A N U F A C T U R I N G ----------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G ------F I N A N C E ----------------

25
3

176.50
181.50
172.50
169.50

COMPUTER SYSTEMS ANALYSTS,
B U S I N E S S , C L A S S B -------M A N U F A C T U R I N G ----------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G ------F I N A N C E ----------------

34
1
16
2

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

3

35
8
19
7
26
0
12
5

38.5
39.0
37.5
37.0

Weekly
hours 1
(standard)

Weekly
earnings 1
(standard)

PR OFESSIONAL AND TECHNICAL
OCCUPATIONS - CONTINUED

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

3

Number
of
workers

Occupation and industry division

3 8.0
3 9.5
3 7.5

3 8.5
3 9.5
37 .5
3 7.0

c7

188
77

2 4 7.00
253.00
241.50
235.50

3 8.0
3 9.5
3 7.5
3 7.0

112
123

CO MPUTER SYSTEMS ANALYSTS,
B U S I N E S S , C L A S S C -------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G ------------------

1 5 3.50
158.00
1 5 1.50

207.00
223.50
196.50
1 9 8.50

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

1 S t a n d a r d h o u r s r e f l e c t t h e w o r k w e e k f o r w h ic h e m p l o y e e s r e c e i v e t h e i r r e g u l a r s t r a i g h t - t i m e s a l a r i e s ( e x c l u s i v e o f p a y f o r o v e r t i m e a t r e g u l a r a n d / o r p r e m i u m
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 r a n s p o r t a t i o n , c o m m u n i c a t i o n , a n d o t h e r p u b l ic u t i l i t i e s .
3 F in a n c e , in s u r a n c e , and r e a l e s ta te .
4 M ay in c lu d e w o r k e r s o th e r th a n th o s e p r e s e n t e d s e p a r a te ly .

$

9
8
5
6
65
5
44
7
11
8
18
3
67
6
482
15
8
11
0
35
8
39
1
6
6
17
9
11
3
6
6

ra te s ),

38.0 179.50
36.5 162.00
40.0 189.50
40.0 189.50
39.5 189.50
39.5 185.00
39.5 165.00
40.0 163.50
39.5 168.50
39.5 167.50
40.0 121.50
40.0 121.50
39.5 120.50
39.5 141.00
40.0 138.50
38.5 146.00

a n d th e e a rn in g s

Table A -4. Maintenance and Powerplant Occupations
( A v e r a g e 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 f o r m e n i n s e l e c t e d o c c u p a t i o n s s tu d i e d o n a n a r e a b a s i s
b y i n d u s t r y d i v i s i o n , B o s t o n , M a s s . , A u g u s t 1969)
H ourly earnings

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

Number
of
workers

N u m b e r of w o r k e r s r e c e iv in g s tr a i g h t- ti m e h o u r ly e a rn in g s of ----

1
$

U nder
M ean2

M edian 2

M iddle range L

$

CARPENTERS, MAINTENANCE M A N U F A C T U R I N G ---------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G -----R E T A I L T R A D E --------ELECTRICIANS, MAINTENANCE
M A N U F A C T U R I N G ---------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G -----S E R V I C E S --------------

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




446
272
174
85
998
792
206
51

$

$

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

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

»

2 .5 0

2 .6 0

2 .7 0 2 .8 0

and
$
2 . 50 u n d e r
2 .6 0 2 .7 0

$

2 .8 0

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

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

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

2

-

-

-

-

~

13

2
2

-

-

12

*

9

-

-

1

-

1

4 .3 3
4 .2 7

-

12

-

4 .4 4

4 .2 4

"

- J -

1

1

*

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

S

3 .3 0

3 .4 0

>

$

3 .5 0 3 .6 0

>

$

$

t

i

$

t

$

$

3 .7 0 3 .8 0 3 . 9 0 4 . 0 0 4 . 1 0 4 . 2 0 4 . 4 0 4 . 6 0 4 . 80 5 .0 0

2 .9 0 3 .0 0 3 . 1 0 3 .2 0 3 .3 0 3 .4 0 3 . 5 0 3 .6 0 3 .7 0 3 .8 0 3 .9 0 4 . 0 0 4 .1 0 4 . 2 0 4 . 4 0 4 . 6 0 4 .8 0 5 . 00 o v e r

13

_

*

$

$

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

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

*

1
-

1

9
3
6
4
4
4

15
9
6
2

29
19
10

24
13
11

81
69
12
1

64
55

28
19

11

9

15
10
5

21
13

9

-

8

3

2

5
5

1

6

-

-

5

2

15
14
1

19
17
2

26
23
3
2

36
32

44
39
5
2

46
41
5
5

173
172
1
1

64
17
47
1

39
20
19
13

10
8
2

21
21

4

3

137
122
15
1

7
7

42
33
9
7

8

17
5
12

20
16
4
3

13
9
4
4

7
5

43
4
339
39

89
60
29
10

86
40
46

112
102
10

9
6
3

34
29
5

2

4

7

22
Table A-4. Maintenance and Powerplant Occupations— Continued
(A v e r a g e s t r a i g h t - t i m e h o u r ly e a r n i n g s f o r m e n in s e le c te d o c c u p a tio n s s tu d ie d o n a n a r e a b a s i s
b y in d u s t r y d iv is io n , B o s to n , M a s s . , A u g u s t 1969)
N u m b e r o f w o r k e r s r e c e i v in g s t r a i g h t - t i m e h o u r ly e a r n i n g s of—

H o u rly e a rn in g s 1

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

workers

Mp

2

Median 2

Middle range 2

S
S
Under 2 .5 0 2 .6 0
$
and
2 .5 0 under

t
2 .7 0

$
2 .8 0

$
2 .9 0

$
3 .0 0

$
3 10

$
3 .20

$
3 .3 0

$
3 .4 0

$
3.50

$
3 .6 0

3 .7 0

(
3 .8 0

3 .9 0

S
4 .0 0

$
$
4 . 10 4 . 2 0

$
4 .4 0

$
4 .60

$
4 .80

1
5 .0 0

2 .6 0

N um ber

2 .7 0

2 .8 0

2 .9 0

3 .00

3

10

3 .2 0

3 .3 0

3 .40

3 .5 0

3 .6 0

3 .7 0

3 .8 0

3 .9 0

4 .0 0

4 . 10

4 .20

4 .4 0

4 .6 0

4 .80

5 .0 0

over

-

-

14
14
14

-

11
~
11
11

-

17
10
7
7

1
1

-

“

32
18
14
4

6
1
5
1

10
9
i
-

26
17
9
-

43
43
-

10
7
3
-

20
3
17
16

6
4
-

45
44
i
-

27
27
-

-

37
26
11
-

-

i
i
-

34
22
12

63
23
40

8
8

35
25
10

35
31
4

12
10

13
11

25
25

5
1
4

25
24
1

i
i

34
34
-

11
4
7

8
8
-

43
41
2

1
1
-

-

-

2

38
25
13

_
-

2

24
19
5

2
2

12
11
1

13
13
-

13
12
1

7
5

29
28
1

4
4

19
18
1

97
75

4
4
“

_
-

17

_
-

_
-

_
-

_
-

-

15
15

1
1
-

18

6
6
6

-

-

-

-

-

%

i

and

ENGINEERS, ST ATIONARY --------------MA NU FA CT UR IN G --------------------N O N M A N UF AC TU RI NG ----------------SERVICES ------------------------

306
209
97
53

$
3 .9 9
4 .1 7
3 .62
3 .3 8

$
3 .98
4 .0 3
3 .64
3 .13

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

$
4 .4 8
4 .6 4
4 .1 2
4 .2 2

FIREMEN, ST ATIONARY BOILER --------MANU FA CT UR IN G --------------------N O N M A N UF AC TU RI NG -----------------

415
312
103

3 .3 4
3 .4 4
3 .02

3 .33
3 .41
2 .6 9

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

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

-

HELPERS, MA INTENANCE TRADES -------MANUFA CT UR IN G --------------------N O N M A N UF AC TU RI NG ----------------PUBLIC UTIL IT IE S ---------------

273
212
61
39

3 .2 1
3 . 14
3 .4 5
3 .61

3 .3 4
3 .1 7
3 .48
3 .5 3

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

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

8
4
4

-

-

-

MACHIN E- TO OL OPERATORS, TO OLROOM —
MANUFA CT UR IN G ---------------------

320
305

3 .7 9
3 .81

3 .78
3 .79

3 .5 8 3 .5 9 -

4 .1 2
4 .1 2

-

-

-

-

-

5

3
3

1
1

3
3

3
3

20
20

59
54

39
39

33
33

19
19

33
33

8
3

91
91

3
3

_

-

_

_

-

-

-

-

MACHINISTS, MA INTENANCE -----------MANUFA CT UR IN G ---------------------

1,139
1,117

3 .92
3 .9 1

3 .91
3 .91

3 .7 1 3 .7 1 -

4 .2 0
4 .2 0

-

-

-

5
5

23
23

27
27

26
26

21
21

20
20

37
36

169
1 69

10 1
94

286
286

26
26

7
2

99

4
3

_

98

1 77
1 75

8

~

3
3

97

“

3
3

MECHANICS, AUTOMOTIVE
(MAINTENANCE) ----------------------MA NU FA CT UR IN G --------------------NONMANUFACTURING ----------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S ---------------

861
20 2
659
429

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

3 .8 0
3 .5 9
3 .85
4 .0 2

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

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

_

_

_

-

5
5
“

17
16
1

8
2
6
6

64
9
55
6

104
14
90
85

74
70

21

-

4
4

12
ii

142
17
1 25
i

69
4
65
53

31
15
16
16

208
29
1 79
179

41
5
36
3

44
44

MECHANICS, MA INTENANCE -------------MA NU FA CT UR IN G --------------------N O N M A N UF AC TU RI NG ----------------WHOLESALE TRADE ---------------RETAIL TRADE --------------------

1,596
1 ,2 5 4
342
58
108

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

3 .6 6
3 .61
4 .0 3
4 .0 9
3 .82

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

4 .0 1
3 .82
4 .3 2
4 .3 5
3 .9 5

“

12
6
6
“

6
6
-

37
32
5
2

93
83
10
9

32
32
-

270
252
18
“
4

145
1 30
15
1

192
177
15
13

156
154
2
1

84
31
53
10
32

67
61
6
6

19 4
123
71
20

45

3

65
49
16
16

MI LLWRIGHTS --------------------------MA NU FA CT UR IN G ---------------------

358
352

3 .5 6
3 .5 6

3 .49
3 .49

3 .2 7 3 .2 7 -

3 .7 8
3 .7 9

-

-

~

71
67

1
1

16
16

2
1

7

_

7

-

OILERS --------------------------------MA NU FA CT UR IN G ---------------------

179
168

3 .0 3
3 .0 4

2.98
3 .0 2

2 .6 7 2 .6 6 -

3 .4 5
3 .4 8

14
14

6

4

PAINTERS, MA INTENANCE --------------MA NU FA CT UR IN G --------------------N O NM AN UF AC TU RI NG ----------------PUBLIC U T IL IT IE S --------------SERVICES ------------------------

319
133
186
27
64

3 .41
3 .6 4
3 .2 4
3 .9 7
2 .7 3

3 .5 0
3 .5 5
3 .1 6
4 .1 3
2 .30

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

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

5 33

PIPEFITTERS, MAINTENANCE ----------MA NU FA CT UR IN G ---------------------

420
404

3 .8 2
3 .82

3 .7 4
3.74

3 .5 6 3 .5 6 -

3 .8 9
3 .8 8

_
-

-

PLUMBERS, MAINTENANCE --------------MANUFA CT UR IN G ---------------------

70
53

3 .8 3
3 .7 5

3 .71
3 .6 9

3 .5 9 3 .5 5 -

4 .1 4
4 .1 1

_

_

SH EET-METAL WORKERS, MAINTENANCE —
MANUFA CT UR IN G ---------------------

11 7
97

3 .75
3 .7 4

3 .7 1
3 .7 2

3 .5 6 3 .6 0 -

3 .7 9
3 .7 9

-

TOOL AND DIE MAKERS ----------------MANUFA CT UR IN G ---------------------

663
658

4 .1 3
4 .1 3

4 .1 8
4 . 18

3 .8 9 3 .9 1 -

4 .2 6
4 .2 6

-

4

4

4

1
2
3
4
5

“
“

_

-

_
-

“

-

_
-

41
41
-

“

~

6
6
-

-

13
13
-

2

22

-

14
14

21
21

11
11

30
30

34

33

52
52

12
12

5
5

19
19

1
1

10
10

18
18

10
10

36
27

2

11

~

36
30
6
i
2

7
5

-

ii
n

3

i
i

22
22

13

3

40
40

_
-

40
40
-

-

10
1

13
7
6
2

11
8

5
1

3

4

3

1

9
8
1
1

_

-

9
9

12
12

3
3

23
23

11
11

6
5

66
64

i

3
3

_

6
6

4
4

4

33
-

_

9
7

_

_

_

-

-

-

-

-

-

“

“

-

-

2

-

-

-

-

“
-

“

-

-

-

9
3
4

1
1
-

44

50
6

1 10
61

i
i

49

51
51

_

_

4

i
i

6

16

4

7
9

9

21
5

-

-

-

-

_
-

_
-

4

_

_

-

-

9

-

-

7
-

_
-

_
-

12
12
12

15

62
62
5
i

6
9

7
-

7

-

-

24
24

_

_

-

2
2

-

_

_

_

_

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

19
19

19
5
14

9
-

5

4

3
2
1
-

6

-

16
13
1
-

8
8
6
-

2
-

-

9

7

12
11
1
-

-

-

-

6

-

-

-

-

16
10

149
1 49

22
22

7
6

10
6

19
17

7
7

11
11

39
39

6
6

4
4

17
16

8
8

3

_

2

i

-

i
i

_

-

14
12

4

2

-

-

-

2
1

1
1

-

1
1

2
2

35
35

1
1

4

3

_

4
4

1
1

5
5

3
3

26
11

16
16

39
39

9
9

1
1

3

3

5

-

1

2

3

2
2

-

2
2

9
9

20
15

12
12

53
53

68
68

35
35

33
33

1 23
123

232
232

36

E x c lu d e s p r e m iu m p a y f o r o v e r t i m e a n d f o r w o rk on w e e k e n d s , h o lid a y s , a n d l a te s h if t s .
F o r d e fin itio n o f t e r m s , s e e fo o tn o te 2, ta b le A - l .
W o r k e r s w e r e d i s t r ib u t e d a s fo llo w s: 6 a t $ 5 .2 0 to $ 5 .4 0 ; 1 a t $ 5 .4 0 to $ 5 .6 0 ; 30 a t $ 5 .6 0 to $ 5 .8 0 ; a n d 2 a t $ 5 .8 0 a n d o v e r .
T r a n s p o r t a t i o n , c o m m u n ic a tio n , a n d o t h e r p u b lic u t i l i t i e s .
W o r k e r s w e r e d i s t r ib u t e d a s fo llo w s :
22 a t $ 2 to $ 2 .1 0 ; a n d 11 a t $ 2 .2 0 to $ 2 .3 0 .




9

11
11

”

33

96

2

2

36

9
-

i
-

_

23
Table A-4a.

Maintenance and Powerplant Occupations—Large Establishments

(A verage s tra ig h t-tim e h o u rly ea rn in g s fo r m en in se le c te d o ccupations stu d ied in e s ta b lis h m e n ts em ploying 500 w o rk e rs or m o re
b y i n d u s t r y d iv is io n , B o s to n , M a s s ., A u g u s t 1969)

CARPENTERS, MA INTENANCE -----------MA NU FA CT UR IN G --------------------N O NM AN UF AC TU RI NG ----------------RETAIL TRADE --------------------

384
248
136
76

N um ber of w o rk e rs rece iv in g s tr a ig h t- tim e h o u rly ea rn in g s of—
*
S
i
$
$
$
*
$
$
$
$
$
$
$
$
$
*
$
$
$
*
T nder 2 .6 0 2 .7 0 2 .8 0 2 .9 0 3 . 00 3 .1 0 3. 20 3 . 30 3 .4 0 3 .5 0 3 .6 0 3 .7 0 3 .8 0 3 .9 0 4 .0 0 4 .1 0 4 .2 0 4 . 30 4 .4 0 4 .5 0 4 .6 0
T
U J
and
Mean2 Median 2 Middle range 2 *
2. 60 u n d er
2 .7 0 2 .8 0 2 .9 0 3 .0 0 3 . 10 3 .2 0 3. 30 3 . 40 3 .5 0 3 .6 0 3 .7 0 3 .8 0 3 .9 0 4 .0 0 4 . 10 4 .2 0 4 .3 0 4 . 40 4 .5 0 4 .6 0 4 .8 0
$
$
$
$
7
19
3
13
3 .8 8
24
7
11
11
5
10
13
27
24
80
50
13
3 .6 3
3 .5 0 - 4 .0 9
2
4
12
~
6
9
8
5
7
9
69
41
19
10
13
3 .7 0
3.6C 3 . 5 1 - 3 .8 1
5
8
19
13
3
4
6
3
i
4
9
6
3
3 .9 5
3 .4 5 - 5 .2 8
2
8
11
ii
5
3
4 .2 1
2
12
1
4
i
2
5
2
2
4 .6 7
3 . 8 5 - 5 .6 4
i
i
5 .1 0
2
9
2
2
“
-

ELECTRICIANS, MAINTENANCE ---------MA NU FA CT UR IN G --------------------N O NM AN UF AC TU RI NG -----------------

760
595
165

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

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

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

_
-

1
1

1
1

4
4

15
15
"

5
4
i

7
5
2

26
23
3

24
20
4

38
33
5

37
32
5

162
161
1

121
111
10

34
27
7

55
17
38

39
20
19

21
12
9

3
3

38
8
30

42
32
10

52
42
10

35
29
6

ENGINEERS, STATIO NA RY --------------MANU FA CT UR IN G ---------------------

143
94

3 .9 1
3 .9 6

3 .9 4
4 .0 0

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

-

3

_

-

-

_

1

_

-

32
18

6
i

10
9

15
6

13
13

34
26

10
7

i
-

3
3

4
4

2

5
4

4
3

FIREMEN, ST ATIONARY BOILER --------MANUFA CT UR IN G ---------------------

148
126

3 .4 3
3 .4 1

3 .4 1
3 .4 0

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

_

2
2

-

28
25

5
1

10
10

13
11

14
14

19
19

27
25

4
1

1

i

4
4

8
4

8
8

i
i

2

-

1
1

-

*

HELPERS, MA INTENANCE TRADES -------MANU FA CT UR IN G ---------------------

204
171

3 .2 1
3 .1 7

3 .2 1
3 .1 8

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

10
6

7

41
41

2
1

7
5

29
28

4

1

-

-

17
2

1
1

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

~

79
75

-

-

-

“

MA CH INE-TOOL OPERATORS, TO OLROOM —
MANUFA CT UR IN G ---------------------

294
294

3 .8 0
3 .8 0

3 .7 7
3 .7 7

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

_

-

_

_

1
1

3
3

3
3

20
20

54
54

39
39

33
33

19
19

33
33

3
3

80
80

3
3

-

-

-

-

3
3

-

-

“

MACHINISTS, MA INTENANCE -----------MANU FA CT UR IN G ---------------------

842
832

3 .7 8
3 .7 8

3 .8 5
3 .8 5

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

_

3
3

3
3

5
5

23
23

11

26
26

21
21

20
20

37
36

97
96

125
125

96
94

280
280

15
15

7
2

38
38

12
12

15
15

4
4

4
3

MECHANICS, AUTOMOTIVE
(M A I N T E N A N C E ) ----------MA NU FA CT UR IN G -------NONM AN UF AC TU RI NG ---PUBLIC U T IL IT IE S —

320
174
146
116

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

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

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

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

_

_

_

5

17
14
3

70
70

19
17
2

17
4
13
1

29
15
14
14

53
17
36
36

8
5
3
3

-

7
“

29
29

10
10

5
5

7
7

15
6
9
9

_

-

1

11
9
2
1

“

5

16
9
7

5

-

2
2

10

-

7
6
i

29

-

”

MECHANICS, MA INTENANCE MA NU FA CT UR IN G -------NONM AN UF AC TU RI NG ---RETAIL TRADE -------

1 ,0 9 0
871
219
108

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

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

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

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

13
13
-

19
14
5
3

27
11
16
16

87
77
10
9

32
32
*

190
186
4
4

134
130
4
i

164
149
15
13

139
137
2
1

45
13
32
32

43
37
6
6

114
63
51
9

3
2
1
1

6
6
2

10
7
3
3

56
56
“

i
i
i

7

-

7
7

“

MI LL WR IG HT S -------------MA NU FACTURING --------

200
194

3 .6 1
3 .6 1

3 .5 4
3 .5 4

21
21

-

12
11

8
8

71
67

1
1

16
16

2
1

7
7

-

24
24

-

“

2
2

-

-

3
3

-

-

30
30

-

-

3
3

OILERS -------------------MANUFA CT UR IN G --------

124
123

3 .0 9
3 .0 9

22
22

3
2

12
12

5
5

1
1

1
1

10
10

18
18

4
4

6
6

_

4
4

i
i

-

-

-

*

“

PAINTERS, MA INTENANCE —
MANUFA CT UR IN G -------NONM AN UF AC TU RI NG -----

224
130
94

8
i
7

9
7
2

10
8
2

5
1
4

9
8
1

36
27
9

2
1
1

36
30
6

8
1
7*

16
7
9

19

9
9

8
6
2

PIPEFITTERS, MAINTENANCE
MA NU FACTURING --------

12
12

3
3

20
20

ii
ii

6
5

66
64

3
3

_

-

6
6

4
4

4

“

Hourly earnings 1

O ccupation and in d u s try division

4

Number
of
workers

-

6
5

~

_
-

-

_
-

_
-

-

-

"

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

_

_

_

3 .0 0
3 .0 1

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

5
5

3 .7 2
3 .6 4
3 .8 3

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

3 .3 4 - 4 .1 3
3 . 3 3 - 3 .9 3
3 .3 9 - 4 .1 9

-

393
381

3 .8 3
3 .8 3

3 .7 4
3 .7 4

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

_

_

-

-

-

“

3
3

PLUMBERS, MA IN TE NA NC E --------------MANUFA CT UR IN G ---------------------

69
53

3 .8 4
3 .7 5

3 .7 1
3 .6 9

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

-

-

_

-

SHEET-METAL WORKERS, MA INTENANCE —
MA NU FACTURING ---------------------

117
97

3 .7 5
3 .7 4

3 .7 1
3 .7 2

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

-

-

_

_

-

-

-

TOOL AND DIE MAKERS ----------------MANUFA CT UR IN G ---------------------

610
610

4 .1 5
4 .1 5

4 .2 0
4 .2 0

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

_

_

-

-

1
2
3
4

-

~

7

-

31
31

1
1
-

-

_

_

“

"

-

-

II

-

"

-

“

16
13
3

-

2

6
4
2

13
7

149
149

22
22

7
6

17
16

8
8

3
2

-

2

-

-

-

“

“

*

12
11
1

and
over
49
4
45
3 43

“

19

5
4
i

8
1
7

6
6

8
6

7
7

-

6
6

5
5

39
39

10
10

2

14
12

-

1
1

-

4
“

-

3
1

5
3

1
1

1
1

30
30

2
2

36
36

-

4
4

1
1

5
5

3
3

26
11

16
16

39
39

-

9
9

1
1

3
1

3
2

-

_

-

2
2

_

2
2

3
3

3
3

12
12

47
47

62
62

29
29

33
33

117
117

232
232

_

-

“

E x c lu d e s p r e m iu m p a y f o r o v e r t i m e a n d f o r w o r k on w e e k e n d s , h o lid a y s , a n d l a te s h if t s .
F o r d e fin itio n of t e r m s , s e e fo o tn o te 2, t a b le A - 1.
W o rk e r s w e r e d i s t r ib u t e d a s fo llo w s : 5 a t $ 4 .8 0 to $ 5 ; 6 a t $ 5 .2 0 to $ 5 .4 0 ; 1 a t $ 5 .4 0 to $ 5 .6 0 ; 30 a t $ 5 .6 0 to $ 5 .8 0 ; a n d 1 a t $ 5 .8 0 a n d o v e r .
T r a n s p o r t a t i o n , c o m m u n ic a tio n , a n d o t h e r p u b lic u t i l i t i e s .




-

-

*
4 .8 0

-

24
Table A-5. Custodial and Material Movement Occupations
(A v e r a g e s t r a i g h t - t i m e h o u r ly e a r n i n g s f o r s e le c te d o c c u p a tio n s s tu d ie d on a n a r e a b a s is
b y in d u s t r y d i v is io n , B o s to n , M a s s . , A u g u s t 1969)
N u m b e r o f w o r k e r s r e c e iv in g s t r a i g h t - t i m e h o u r ly e a r n i n g s o f

H o u rly e a rn in g s 2

1 *
t
$
t
$
s
i
i
*
i
$
$
$
i
i
i
i
$
$
r
1.60 1.70 1.80 1.902.00 2.10 2.20 2.30 2.40 2.50 2.60 2.70 2.80 2.90 3.00 3.10 3.20 3.30 j
3.40 3.60 3.80 4.00 4.20

$

N um ber

O c c u p a tio n 1 an d i n d u s tr y d iv is io n

of
workers

M e: i3

M e d ia n 3

M id d le ra n g e 3

and
under

1.70 1.80 1.90 2.00 2.10 2.20 2.30 2.40 2.50 2.60 2.70 2.80 2.90 3.00 3.10 3.70 3.30 T .40 3, 6 3.80 4.00 4.20 4.4
0
0
GU AR DS AND WATC HM EN
MA NU FA CT UR IN G N O NM AN UF AC TU RI NG
GUARDS:
MA NU FA CT UR IN G
WATCHMEN:
MA NU FA CT UR IN G
JANITORS, PORTERS, AND CLEA NE RS --M A N U FA CT UR IN G --------------------NO NM A N U F A C T U R I N G ----------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S 4--------------WHOL ES AL E TRADE ---------------RETAIL TRADE -------------------F I N A N C E 5-------------------------SERVICES ------------------------JANITORS, PORTERS, AND CLEA NE RS
(WOMEN) ------------------------------M A N U FA CT UR IN G --------------------N O NM AN UF AC TU RI NG ----------------RE TA IL TRADE -------------------SE RVICES ------------------------LABORERS, MATE RI AL HA ND L I N G -------M A N U FA CT UR IN G --------------------N O N M A N UF AC TU RI NG ----------------WH OLESALE TRADE ---------------RETAIL TRADE -------------------ORDER
FI LL ER S -----------------------MA NU FA CT UR IN G --------------------N O NM AN UF AC TU RI NG -----------------WH OL ES AL E TRADE ---------------RETAIL TRADE -------------------PACKERS, SHIP PI NG -------------------MA NU FA CT UR IN G --------------------N O NM AN UF AC TU RI NG -----------------WH OLESALE TRADE ---------------PACKERS, SHIP PI NG (WOMEN) ---------M A N U FA CT UR IN G --------------------R E CE IV IN G CL ER KS --------------------MA NU FA CT UR IN G --------------------N O N M A N UF AC TU RI NG ----------------WH OLESALE TRADE ---------------RETAIL TRADE -------------------S H I P P I N G CL ER KS ------------M A N U FA CT UR IN G ----------N O NM AN UF AC TU RI NG -------W H OL ES AL E TRADE ------RE TA IL TRADE ----------

S e e fo o tn o te s a t e n d o f ta b le .




8 8 25 6 0
8 1 7 2 1
7 8 2
4,002 $2.17 $
1 2.63 6 7 3 1 3 3 9 1 9 4 7 5 1 1 1 6 7 2 0 1 3 8 6 1 2 5 6 4 1 7 1
5 1 0
7 5 0 1 8
1.89 $1. 8 - $
2 4 9 3 1 2 3 3 4 25 7 1
3 8 4 9 8 6 2
3 7 6 6 3 2 1 8 1
7 6 2 . 8 6 2.78 2 . 6 6 - 3.17 7
7 6 4 0 7 8
8 8 23 6 0
5 3 3 2 8 1 5 0 8 5 5 1 1 0 0 3,226 2 . 0 1 1 . 8 6 1. 7 - 1.99 6 7 3 1 3 3 5 1 0 1 5 3 8 7 3 5 5 6 5 3 2 4 3 3
9
5
1 3 3 2 22 6
1 5 2 9 2

1
5 1 2.91 2.78 2.7 - 3.15
5
25
2
7,861
2,204
5,657
35
7
10
3
52
0
21
9
4,359

2.73
2.26
2.55
2.15
2.81
2.73
2.44
2.48
2.02

2.85
2.18
2.46
2.04
2.86
2.77
2.33
2.51
1.97

2.2 5
1.9 0
2.2 9
1.8 6
2.5 6
2. 2 6
2. 1 0
2.2 6
1. 8 4

3.21
2.53 7
2
2.74 1
7
2.42 5
5
3.09
3.08
3
2.84 1
2.72
2.10 4
2

2,003
13
4
1,860
5
0
1,218
4,079
2,245
1,834
80
5
71
2
2,009
65
1
1,394
74
4
44
8
1,053
66
3
47
1
39
7
29
8
24
4
73
2
24
3
49
8
22
3
26
2
57
1
212
35
0
26
3
5
7

1.94
2.33
1.91
2.06
1.89
2.79
2.63
2.98
3.14
2.75
2.96
2.71
3.07
2.99
3.20
2.88
2.83
2.96
3.00
2.45
2.45
2.87
2.82
2.89
2.75
3.00
2.98
2.96
2.99
3.05
2.71

1.88
2.32
1.87
1.89
1.87
2.76
2.61
3.07
3.25
2.84
3.06
2.50
3.21
3.06
3.28
2.89
2.86
3.07
3.10
•
2.29
2.25
2.95
2.89
2.98
2.70
3.13
2.99
2 .8 8
3.03
3.05
2.59

1. 8 3
2.0 5
1.8 3
1. 8 3
1. 8 3
2.4 1
2.3 5
2. 5 1
3. 0 2
2.402.492.412. 8 3
2. 6 0
3. 2 0
2.412.4 2
2.3 8
2. 3 9
2.032. 0 0
2. 5 1
2.4 6
2.5 3
2. 2 9
2.8 8

2.01 1
0
2.56
1.98 1
0
2.33 2
1.98 8
3.20 2
3
2.88
3
3.53 2
3.57 22
3.14 1
3.36 6
3.04 3.51 6
3.52 3.52 6
3.50 2
3.34
3.54 2
3.55
3.11 l
3.13 1
3.22
3.15
3.24
3.19
3.24

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

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

26
3
29
0
29
3

-

-

-

1
1
1

4 9
2
54 13 50 16
1 48 3 18
4
3 1 16 8
4 7 1
4 0 12 4 4 1 8
8 41 1 0 4

3
3
26
7
9
6
10
8
3
2
2
0
2 2 1 5 1
0 4 1 7 6
2 2 4 1
2 1
4 0 19 41 9 5 11
6 35 0 8 0
-

~

-

-

-

9 16
9 18
2
1
9 14
9 17
9
6 1
8 76
3 6
8 7
5 5
0
1 4
8 3
4 5
3
1 8
5 2
0 7
5 1
2
5 1
2
0
5 1
2
2 2 -

1
9
1
9

12
8
12
8
1
7
0
6
0
3
3
2
7
8
1
0
7
7
5
2
7
7
5
8 3
5
8 3
2
5
2
3
3

4
4
4

”

35
0
2
8
27
7
1
21
7
11
4
12
1
2
9
1
3
1
6
2
1
1
6
5
5
-

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

4
3
8
3
5
1
2
18
5
10
3
2
8
5
9
6
2
1
8
4
4
3
6
2
5
8
6
5
2
5
0
1
9
1
9
2
9
6
2
3
2
0
3
2
2
2

1
8
52
1
25
1
27
9
3
0
2
1
9
4
2
9
13
2

1
3
55
2
21
3
24
9
1
2
3
5
8
3
5
16
8

4
54
4
49
6
7
5
9
2
9
2
2
1
5

5
7
8
4
9
7
9
25
2
17
7
4
8
2
1
1
4
8
2
3
1
5
1
3
0
1
6
4
2
2
3
1
9
1
6
3
1
3
0
6
6
4
0
2
6
2
1
2

3
6
3
0
6
5
1
29
1
19
2
9
0
3
4
5
2
11
1
6
7
4
4
2
9
1
1
5
2
2
9
2
3
2
0
2
1
1
8
1
9
3
1
6
1
2
3

4
1
9
3
2
7
3
28
7
12
9
8
6
1
2
5
6
25
2
14
8
4
1
3
8
1
5
4
4
2
1
2
1
2
1
7
3
3
4
1
4
2
0
1
6
2

36
22
14
8
6

7
6
1
1

-

3
3
1
2

6
92
2
23
4
69
7
1
8
4
3
0
3
8
59
8
21

7
1
4
1
1
36
5
21
9
6
5
1
2
4
0
8
1
3
1
5
0
2
8
1
8
4
3
1
7
2
6
2
5
7

1
7
28
4
13
0
15
4
5
4
1
0
2
0
2
7
3
4
6

1
5
4
30
0
28
5
4
2
3
9
6
6
3
9
2
7
1
7
9
6
3
4
5
1
8
4
5

3
14
5
6
9
8
5
5
1
1
2
4
9
1
8

8
12
7
12
0
7
0
4
6
9
5
1
0

1
7
19
4
7
8
7
1
3
9
2
6
6

9 1
8
9 1
4
4

2
2

26
8
28
2
5
8
1
4
4
5
8
1
0
4
8
4
3
4
8
3
7
8
5
5
1
0

10
7
3
6
14
3
1
18
2
7
6
2
1
5
5
1
0
4
1
4
2
2

15
8
17
3
4
8
1
7
3
0
5
5
1
5
4
0
3
5
-

2
9
2
1
8
8

“

-

-

6 2
7
5
18 1
3
1
2 6
16 9
2
4
0 5
3
5 3
4
7
4 1
-

-

-

38
2
19
5
19
6
12
5
1
7
24
2
7
4
10
5
13
3
5

15
6
4
6
19
1
8
8
2
3
19
0
1
4
9
5
5
2
2

11
4
11
0
4
0
3
8
21
6
4
27
5
2
8
19
5
1
4
1
0
4

in

6
8
4
3
4
2

-

3 2
8 3
1
4 9
2 1
4 4
1 1
9 1
5 1

5
6
2
5
3
1
1
3
1
8

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

42
19
23
18
5

34
20
14
12
1

16
11
5
2
1

87
14
73
72
-

58
11
47
46
-

32
31
1
1

:

-

38
22
16
11
4

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

48
9
5
6
42
4
14
9
12
0
38
4
1
8
30
3
18
7
12
5
25
6
8
0
15
8
14
8
:

4 12 1
5 2
2
7 4
3 18 1
8 1
2
2
2 18 1
7 1
-

-

-

“

2
2

-

"

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

“
-

14
7
7

34
2
32
24
8

1

-

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

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

69
15
54
42
12

-

-

7
9
2
3
5
6
1
3
3
4
-

-

6
6
27
0
18
0
9
9
7
4
2
5
8
4
1
2
7
2
1
8
5
4
17
2
13
2
4
4

-

6 8 1
7 8

1
8 4
3 9 10 1
0 1
8
29 6 1
2
2 8
8 4
0 8
6
5
1
5 4
4
2
2

-

-

3
3
6
2
7
9
1
7

:

3
6
4
7
3
4
4
2
0
4
4
1
6

-

8
4
8
4
8
9
8
8
1
2
4
5
7

-

6

4
0

--

15
15

2
2

_

_

-

-

-

-

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-

-

-

-

-

6
6

11
11

-

-

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-

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25
T able A-5.

C ustodial and M aterial M ovem ent O ccup ation s— Continued

( A v e r a g e s t r a i g h t - t i m e h o u r ly e a r n i n g s f o r s e le c te d o c c u p a tio n s s tu d ie d on a n a r e a b a s i s
b y in d u s t r y d iv is io n , B o s to n , M a s s . , A u g u s t 1969)
N u m b e r o f w o r k e r s r e c e i v in g s t r a i g h t - t i m e h o u r ly e a r n i n g s of—

H o u rly e a r n in g s 2
N um ber
of

).
M ean 3

M e d ia n 3

M id d le ra n g e 3

2 3.30 3.40 3.60 3.80
0

6

TR UC KD RI VE RS ------------------------MANUFA CT UR IN G --------------------N O NM AN UF AC TU RI NG ----------------PUBLIC UT I L I T I E S --------------WHOLESALE TRADE ---------------RETAIL TRADE -------------------SERVICES ------------------------

4

TRUCKDRIVERS, LIGHT (UNDER
TONS! ----------------------MA NU FA CT UR IN G --------------------NONM AN UF AC TU RI NG -----------------

1 1/2

/2

TRUCKDRIVERS, MEDIUM (l-|L
TO
AND INCLUDING A TONS) ----------MANUFA CT UR IN G --------------------N O NM AN UF AC TU RI NG ----------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S --------------WHOLESALE TRADE ---------------RETAIL TRAOE --------------------

4

4

TRUCKDRIVERS, HEAVY (OVER
TONS,
TRAILER TYPE) --------------------MA NU FA CT UR IN G --------------------N O NM AN UF AC TU RI NG ----------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S --------------WHOLESALE TRADE ----------------

4

TRUCKDRIVERS, HEAVY (OVER
TONS,
OTHER THAN TRAILER TYPE) -------MANUFA CT UR IN G --------------------NONM AN UF AC TU RI NG ----------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S --------------WHOLESALE TRAOE ----------------

4

TRUCKERS, POWER (FORKLIFT) --------MA NU FACTURING --------------------NONM AN UF AC TU RI NG ----------------WHOLESALE TRADE ---------------RETAIL TRADE -------------------TRUCKERS, POWER (OTHER THAN
FORKLIFT) ---------------------------MA NU FACTURING ---------------------

73
4
30
7
33
7
17
0
4,592
95
4
3,647
1,793
1,294
49
8
5
7

$

3.10
3.19
3.01
2.71
3.57
3.37
3.62
3.85
3.44
3.32
2.69

$

3.27
3.35
3.21
2.72
3.89
3.35
3.91
3.94
3.46
3.19
2.66

$

2.6 9
2. 7 8
2. 6 6
1. 9 8
3. 1 6
3.0 1
3. 3 8
3. 9 2
3. 0 6
3. 1 1
2.3 8

$

3.50
3.56
3.47
3.45
3.96
3.92
3.96
3.97
3.94
3.82
2.93

2 7 2.93 2.73 2.3 - 3.72
6
2
1 8 3.26 2.83 2.5 - 4.23
5
8
1 9 2.46 2.33 2.0 - 2.83
0
9
1,839
40
7
1,369
43
4
68
9
26
1

3.44
3.42
3.45
3.83
3.32
3.12

3.46
3.64
3.45
3.95
3.41
3.16

3.0 8
3.0 0
3.0 9
3. 9 2
3.0 5
3. 1 2

3.93
3.94
3.93
3.97
3.48
3.19

1,498
15
7
1,323
75
7
38
8

3.80
3.26
3.88
3.90
3.91

3.94
3.10
3.95
3.95
4.01

3. 8 6
3.0 4
3.9 1
3. 9 2
3. 8 9

3.60
3.40
3.62
3.85
3.17
3.35
3.28
3.49
3.26
3.29

3.92
3.38
3.93
3.95
2.99
3.37
3.32
3.54
3.26
3.42

3. 3 0
3. 3 0
3. 3 0
3.9 2
2. 8 3
2. 8 6
2. 7 5
3. 1 9
3. 0 5
3.0 4

5

6

7

17

18

2

2

17

5

6
5

7
5

17
15

18
5

2

2

5

-

17
12

-

-

-

-

30

-

-

30

29
12
17

22
8

6
ii
-

“

“

_

_

“

”

_

_
-




30

_

_

_

_

_

-

-

-

-

-

3.96
3.56
3.97
3.98
3.57
3.96
4.02
3.93
3.56
3.55

-

-

-

“
-

1 7 3.16 3.08 3.0 - 3.44
2
1
1 9 3.13 3.07 3.0 - 3.41
1
1

36
7
29

23
12
11
6

-

6
6

-

-

33

-

2
2

104
28
76
1
32
38

12

2

111
62
49
12
24
3
7

6
2

37
36
1

8

2

4

6

9
3
6

32
27
5

68
56
12
12

2
2

"

21
19
2
1

35
8
27
1
8
15
3

-

9

24
6
18

17
17

12
1
11

3
2
1
1

11

-

12
11
1
1

74
67
7

-

1

9

-

59
14
45

43
29
14

18

-

~

47
44
3

11
8

26
18
8

“

22
7
15
11

22
14
8
5

~

30

1 D a ta l im it e d to m e n w o r k e r s e x c e p t w h e r e o t h e r w i s e in d ic a te d .
E x c lu d e s p r e m i u m p a y f o r o v e r t i m e a n d f o r w o r k on w e e k e n d s , h o lid a y s , a n d l a t e s h if t s .
F o r d e fin itio n o f t e r m s , s e e fo o tn o te 2 , ta b le A - l .
T r a n s p o r t a t i o n , c o m m u n ic a tio n , a n d o t h e r p u b lic u t i l i t i e s .
F in a n c e , in s u ra n c e , an d r e a l e s ta te .
I n c lu d e s a l l d r i v e r s , a s d e fin e d , r e g a r d l e s s o f s iz e a n d ty p e o f t r u c k o p e r a t e d .

2

3
4
5
6

-

21
11
10
1

3.98
3.70
3.99
3.98
4.06

71
6
8
1
60
8
46
5
12
6
1,934
1,307
67
2
14
2
29
6

4.20

an d
under
o

SHIPPING AND RECEIVING CL ER KS ----MANU FA CT UR IN G --------------------N O NM AN UF AC TU RI NG ----------------WH OL ES AL E TRADE ----------------

o
o
►

O c c u p a tio n 1 a n d i n d u s tr y d iv is io n

14
6
8
18

2
16
1
4
10

-

“
-

35
17
18
4

23
3
20
11

486
143
343
11
291
32
8

223
51
172
3
12
155
1

7
-

5

10

4

4

7

1

6

20
16
4

361
61
300

180
29
151

289
11

151

21

-

21

2

2

-

-

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

1

12
12

-

1
5
1
5

_

3 5
1 9
2
3 2
8 5
7
7
8 3

7
0
4
8
2
2
1
0
1
2

97
6
97
6
78
4
16
0

20
4
20
4
1
7
23
2

2
6
3 3 45
2
9 3 3
3
4 - 42
2
46
0
6
8 - 1
2 7 3 25
7
0 1
12 8 7
1
2 0
15 2 2 8
6
2 2
5 2 16 ~
3

3
3
3
3
1
2
2
1
40
0
40
0

-

”

12
12

“

5 4
0 5
1 2
6 5
3 2
4 0
3
4
2
0
6 17
5 6
4 13
5
6 1
1 -4
3
6
4
7 1
4
4

-

-

2
6
1
8

_
-

-

5
9
5
9
~
72
0
17
8
55
1
49
0
16
0

_
-

4
5
4
5

-

8
8
5
1
3
7
6
2
2
9

-

1
5
6
5
3
1
12
2
8
2 1 8 14 7 1 8 5 15 2
9 2 3
7
5 5
9 4
2 1 5 16 5 12 4 5 2
4 2 2
3 5 5
8 4
5 3 8 21
2
12
100
1
5
20
6
7
8

2 3
2 3
2 3
6
23 6
7
6
6
23 7
2
9
24 4

4 1 22
6 4 6
5 7 6
4
1 7 26
5
7 4
1
7 - 27
7
2
4

11
11

3

17 3
0
7
9 2
8 3
1
8 2
26 26
7 19
19 22
0 3
17 13
6 97
14 16
2 53
3 23
4 3
4
9 11
9
7
2

101
78
23

2
7

16
8
9
1
9
5
2
37
8
3
7
3 -0
5
22
9
5
3
1
3
3

6
3
3

2

7
(

3.40 3.60 3.80 4.00 4,25 _i_.4Q

1
3
1
3

6
6

-

_
-

1
1

-

“
-

”

_

_

-

-

26
Table A-5a.

Custodial and Material Movement Occupations—Large Establishments

( A v e r a g e s t r a i g h t - t i m e h o u r ly e a r n i n g s f o r s e le c te d o c c u p a tio n s s tu d ie d in e s ta b l is 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
b y i n d u s t r y d iv is io n , B o s to n , M a s s ., A u g u s t 1969)
Hourly earnings2

O c c u p a tio n 1 a n d i n d u s tr y d iv is io n

of
woikers

Mean3

Median3

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

$
s
$
$
t
S
S
1.60 1.70 1 .80 1.90 2 .00 2 .1 0 2 .2 0
M
iddle range3
and
under
1.70

1.80

1.90 2.00 2.10 2.20 2 .30

*
$
$
2.30 2.40 2.50

$
$
2.60 2.70

$
2.80

$
*
2.90 3.00

*
3.10

$
3.20

$
3.30

$
3.40

*
$
T —
s
3.6 0 3 .8 0 4 .0 0 4 .2 0

2 .40 2.50

2.60

2.70

2.80

2.90

3.00

3.10

3.20

3.30

3.40

3.60

3 .80 4 .00 4 .2 0 4 .4 0

~

GUARDS AND WATCHMEN ----------------------------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING -----------------------------

1,353
59 7
756

$
2.63
2.80
2.50

$
2.74
2.77
2.55

$
2.162 .701.95-

$
3.00
2.95
3.01

~
“

15
15

71
2
69

22 5
4
221

11
3
8

26
21
5

31
6
25

36
24
12

26
15
11

61
35
26

63
32
31

276
22 5
51

97
73
24

81
17
64

57
6
51

102
67
35

39
18
21

40
40

33
4
29

45
27
18

18
18
~

~

-

GUARDS:
MANUFACTURING -----------------------------------

449

2.83

2.77

2 .7 2 - 2.86

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

11

11

29

26

22 2

65

*

-

40

-

-

-

27

18

-

-

WATCHMEN:
MANUFACTURING -----------------------------------

148

2.72

2.88

2 .31-

3.15

-

-

2

4

3

21

6

13

4

6

6

3

8

17

6

27

18

-

4

-

-

-

JAN ITORS, PORTERS, AND CLEANERS ----MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ----------------------------PUBLIC U T IL IT IE S 4 ------------------------RETAIL TRADE --------------------------------FINANCE5 ------------------------------------------SERVICES -----------------------------------------

3,567
1,594
1,973
294
36 9
156
1,150

2.43
2.66
2.24
2.71
2.57
2.58
1.96

2.41
2.50
2.09
2.70
2.39
2.66
1.95

2.062 .411.882.432 .252 .381.83-

2.68
2.88
2.56
2.98
3.00
2.76
2.07

5
5
5

21 4
2
212
8
204

335
2
333
4

120
21
99

37 9
16
363
20
5
33 8

126
44
82
32
13
7
30

29 2
120
172
28
77
7
60

28 2
170
112
12
58
23
16

46 8
416
52
7
23
12
10

329
243
86
18
23
8
37

162
62
100
52
4
23
21

112
58
54
1
2
49
2

125
55
70
46
9
5
10

130
67
63
31
26
6

85
12
73
22
47
4

6
6
5
~
1

31
3
28
20
4
4

24 4
223
21
20

104
62
42

18
18

_
-

~

JAN ITORS, PORTERS, AND CLEANERS
(WOMEN) ---------------------------------------------------MANUFACTURING -----------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ----------------------------RETAIL TRADE --------------------------------FINANCE5 --------------------------------------------

67 5
101
57 4
50
152

2.05
2.37
1.99
2.06
2 .15

1.96
2.36
1.93
1.89
2.16

1.852.221.841.831.96-

2.23
2.71
2.10
2.33
2.28

2
2
2

73

LABORERS, MATERIAL HANDLING ------------MANUFACTURING -----------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ----------------------------RETAIL TRADE ----------------------------------

2,087
1,498
5 89
52 8

2.74
2.72
2.79
2.76

2.69
2.68
2.81
2.76

2.452 .492 .392 .38-

3.05
2.98
3.29
3.29

ORDER FILLERS ---------------------------------------MANUFACTURING -----------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ----------------------------RETAIL TRADE ----------------------------------

902
335
56 7
481

3.05
2.84
3 . 17
3.21

3.20
2.73
3.26
3.28

PACKERS, SH IPPIN G --------------------------------MANUFACTURING ------------------------------------

31 8
27 9

2 .93
2.98

PACKERS, SH IPPIN G (WOMEN) ----------------MANUFACTURING ------------------------------------

211
169

RECEIVING CLERKS -----------------------------------MANUFACTURING -----------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ----------------------------RETAIL TRADE ---------------------------------

32 9

4
2
93

_

_

_

_

_

_

-

-

-

-

63
26
37
34

104
87
17
17

51
35
16
8

132
101
31
29

133
108
25
25

133
26
107
102

18
7
11

11
4
7
4

63
21
42
41

42
37
5
5

57
14
43
2

164
4
160
159

66
12
54
54

157
5
152
152

15
11

16
15

4
2

36
35

_

4

123
123

3
2

“

10
”

-

~

84
84

“

“

4
2
2
2

12
9
3
1

18
14
4
2

47
17
30
28

28
20
8
5

60
5
55
54

54
23
31
31

23
4
19
17

9
~
9
9

17
14

15
14

13
11

4
2

14
12

1

~

20
13

8
7

10
2

5

6
3

7
4

35
23

5
1

12
7

3

20
6

9
3

79
36

1
1
-

15
13
2

12
8
4

11
8
3

26
23
3

46
30
16

35
5
30

157
132
25
3

110
13
97
92

59
14
45
9

73
6
“

67
6
61
1
5

43
8
35
1
32

52
8
44
7
33

36
30
6
5

38
6
32
7
17

21
7
14
1
12

6
1
5

9
9
-

18
14
4

2
2

124
1
34

1
1
1

25
1
24
24

23
23
23

12
2
10
10

46
33
13
13

108
101
7
5

67
49
18
14

153
97
56
52

159
99
60
56

246
204
42
40

21 5
20 0
15
15

122
100
22
20

27 2
218
54
40

2 . 6 4 - 3.48
2 .3 9 - 3.18
2 .9 9 - 3.51
3 .2 0 - 3.52

6
6
6

-

2
2
2

2
2
2

6
6
-

25
18
7
1

36
16
20
15

65
50
15
11

32
28
4
“

30
7
23
18

50
39
11
9

18
15
3

3.02
3.06

2 .6 3 - 3.34
2 .6 5 - 3.35

_

-

1

-

4
-

3

-

2
“

20
17

18
18

13
11

56
45

2.65
2.68

2.51
2.49

2 .2 5 - 3.14
2 .2 3 - 3.15

i
i

2
2

8
8

-

8
6

17
17

31
30

21
18

17
3

7

5

31 3
122
191
173

2.98
2.92
3.02
3.04

3.09
2.98
3.14
3.15

2 .8 6 - 3.23
2 . 7 6 - 3.21
2 .9 3 - 3.24
2 .9 5 - 3.25

_

_

_

_

_

-

“

“

“

9
6
3
3

10
7
3
2

4

-

4
3

8
4
4
2

21
6
15
14

SH IPPIN G CLERKS ------------------------------------MANUFACTURING -----------------------------------

148
103

2.88
2.89

2.80
2.79

2 .5 8 - 3.27
2 .6 1 - 3.09

i
-

_

1

-

_

2

6
6

3

*

9
6

SH IPPIN G AND RECEIVING CLERKS --------MANUFACTURING -----------------------------------

455
244

3 .27
3.34

3.42
3.45

3 .1 8 - 3.54
3 .2 4 - 3.62

-

1

2
“

2
“

TRUCKDRI VERS6 -----------------------------------------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ----------------------------RETAIL TRADE ---------------------------------

1,306
6 35
67 1
301

3.52
3.49
3.55
3.54

3.78
3.63
3.83
3.59

3.113.053 .183 .18-

12
6
6

2
2

TRUCKDRIVERS, LIGHT (UNDER
1 - 1 / 2 TONS) -------------------------MANUFACTURING------------------S ee fo o tn o te s a t e n d o f ta b l e .




128
106

3.50
3 .59

3.74
4.21

3.95
3.96
3.94
3.86

2 .8 5 - 4 .25
2 .7 9 - 4.2 6

2
"
"

5

_

_

_

-

-

-

-

-

_

_

_

_

-

6
6

1
“

-

-

124

2

-

-

184
10
174
19
19

~

42
-

11
11

6
6

3
2

3
2

5
2

3
*

5
4

10
4

6
3

-

_

_

-

-

4
4
-

-

~
-

34
30
4
“

36
29
7

-

“

_

-

“

-

-

“

-

4
3
1

2
2

-

-

13
5

5
5

6
6

-

“

14
8

160
80

83
73

-

-

3
"

40
33
7

83
31
52
47

52
37
15
9

556
221
335
141

29

60
60
-

3
~

7
7

-

‘

_

-

“

_

~

~
-

_

29

_
”

59
59

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Table A-5a.

Custodial and Material Movement Occupations—Large Establishments---- Continued

(Average straight-time hourly earnings for selected occupations studied in establishments employing 500 workers or m o r e
by industry division, Boston, Mass., August 1969)
Hourly earnings2

N u m b e r of w o r k e r
t

Number

O c c u p a tio n 1 and in d u s tr y d iv is io n

workers

t
1 .7 0

S
1 .8 0

$

$

1 .9 0

1 .8 0

1 .9 0

2 .0 0

-

-

-

“

“

1 .6 0
Mean3

Middle range3

M e d ia n 3

r e c e i v in g s t r a i g h t - t i m e h o u r ly e a r n i n g s of —
*
t
$
»
$
*
*

2 .0 0

*
2 .1 0

i
2 .2 0

S
S
2 . 30 2 .4 0

s
2 .5 0

2 .6 0

2 .7 0

2 .8 0

2 .9 0

2 .1 0

2 .2 0

2 .3 0

2 . 40 2 .5 0

2 .6 0

2 .7 0

2 .8 0

2 .9 0

3 .0 0

6

1
1

3
2
1

4
2

3
3

2

“

18
17
1

36
2%
12

2

$

$

S

3 .2 0

3 .3 0

*
3 .4 0

$

3 .1 0

3 .6 0

3 .8 0

4 .0 0

T—
4 .2

3 .2 0

3 .0 0

3 .3 0

3 .4 0

3 .6 0

3 .8 0

4 .0 0

4 .2 0

4 .4

89
1

13
5

3

8

14
7
7

-

88

18
3
15

370
176
194

~

24
24

113

17

2

an d
under
1 .7 0

TRUCKD RI VE RS6 - CONTINUED
TRUCKORIVERS, ME DI UM (1-1/2 TO
ANO INCLUDING 4 TONS) ----------MA NU FACTURING --------------------N O NM AN UF AC TU RI NG -----------------

$

$

$

$

6 39
2 96
3 43

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

3 .9 1
3 .9 2
3 .9 1

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

3 .9 6
3 .9 6
3 .9 6

TRUCKDRIVERS, HEAVY (OVER 4 TONS,
TRAILER TYPE) --------------------MANUFA CT UR IN G ---------------------

281
129

3 .5 4
3 .2 1

3 .7 5
3 .0 8

3 .0 9 3 .0 4 -

3 .8 6
3 .3 8

TRUCKDRIVERS, HEAVY (OVER 4 TONS,
OTHER THAN TRAILER TYPE) --------

149

3 .3 4

3 .3 9

3 .2 1 -

3 .5 4

TRUCKERS, POWER (FORKLIFT) --------MANUFA CT UR IN G --------------------N O NM AN UF AC TU RI NG ----------------RETAIL TRADE --------------------

7 02
5 07
195
191

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

2 .9 3
2 .8 2
3 .5 2
3 .5 2

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

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

TRUCKERS, POWER (OTHER THAN
FORKLIFT) ---------------------------MANU FA CT UR IN G ---------------------

127
119

3 .1 6
3 .1 3

3 .0 8
3 .0 7

3 .0 1 3 .0 1 -

3 .4 4
3 .4 1

1
2
3
4
5
6

3.33-

-

-

“

“

1
1

“

7
5

53
50
3

1

-

-

_

_

_

-

-

-

-

-

-

15
15

6
6

6

“

1
-

_

1

Data limited to m e n workers except where otherwise indicated.
E x c lu d e s p r e m iu m p a y f o r o v e r t i m e an d f o r w o r k on w e e k e n d s , h o lid a y s , a n d l a t e s h if t s .
F o r d e fin itio n of t e r m s , s e e fo o tn o te 2, ta b le A - l .
T r a n s p o r t a t i o n , c o m m u n ic a tio n , an d o t h e r p u b lic u t i l i t i e s .
F in a n c e , i n s u r a n c e , a n d r e a l e s t a t e .
In c lu d e s a ll d r i v e r s , a s d e fin e d , r e g a r d l e s s of s iz e an d ty p e o f t r u c k o p e r a te d .




6

3

25

87

33
21

12

2

12

“

6
6

45

i

53
50

123
115

5
5

3
3

8
8

53
47
6
6

6

9
9

6

6
6

81
-

_

3

-

l

_

1

“

-

3

40

3

55

3

3

12

24

17
15

11

17

-

4

3

7
7

14

8
6
-

7
7

2
~

242
106
136
136

12
12

4
4

80
78

22

45

23
23

14
_

22

26
18

~

“
_

13

13

_




Appendix.

Occupational Descriptions

T h e p r i m a r y p u r p o s e o f p r e p a r i n g jo b d e s c r i p t i o n s f o r th e B u r e a u 's w a g e s u r v e y s i s to a s s i s t i t s f ie l d s t a f f in c l a s s i f y i n g i n to a p p r o p r i a t e
o c c u p a t i o n s w o r k e r s w h o a r e e m p l o y e d u n d e r a v a r i e t y o f p a y r o l l t i t l e s a n d d i f f e r e n t w o r k a r r a n g e m e n t s f r o m e s t a b l i s h m e n t to e s t a b l i s h m e n t a n d
f r o m a r e a to a r e a .
T h i s p e r m i t s th e g r o u p in g o f o c c u p a t i o n a l w a g e r a t e s r e p r e s e n t i n g c o m p a r a b l e jo b c o n te n t .
B e c a u s e o f t h i s e m p h a s i s on
i n t e r e s t a b l i s h m e n t a n d i n t e r a r e a c o m p a r a b i l i t y o f o c c u p a t i o n a l c o n te n t , t h 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 i f f e r s i g n i f i c a n t l y f r o m t h o s e in u s e in
in d iv i d u a l e s t a b l i s h m e n t s o r t h o s e p r e p a r e d f o r o t h e r p u r p o s e s .
In a p p ly in g t h e s e jo b d e s c r i p t i o n s , t h e B u r e a u 's f ie l d e c o n o m i s t s a r e i n s t r u c t e d
to e x c lu d e w o r k i n g s u p e r v i s o r s ; a p p r e n t i c e s ; l e a r n e r s ; b e g i n n e r s ; t r a i n e e s ; a n d h a n d ic a p p e d , p a r t - t i m e , t e m p o r a r y , a n d p r o b a t i o n a r y w o r k e r s .

OFFICE
B IL L E R ,

CLERK,

M A C H IN E

P r e p a r e s s ta te m e n ts , b i ll s , a n d in v o ic e s on a m a c h in e o th e r th a n a n o r d in a r y o r e le c t r o m a tic ty p e w r ite r .
M a y a l s o k e e p r e c o r d s a s to b i l l i n g s o r s h ip p in g c h a r g e s o r p e r f o r m o t h e r
c l e r i c a l w o r k i n c i d e n t a l to b i l l i n g o p e r a t i o n s . F o r w a g e s tu d y p u r p o s e s , b i l l e r s , m a c h i n e , a r e
c l a s s i f i e d b y ty p e o f m a c h i n e , a s f o ll o w s :
B i l l e r , m a c h i n e ( b il li n g m a c h i n e ) . U s e s a s p e c i a l b i l l i n g m a c h i n e (M o o n H o p k in s , E l l i o t t
F i s h e r , B u r r o u g h s , e t c . , w h ic h a r e c o m b i n a ti o n t y p in g a n d a d d in g m a c h i n e s ) t o p r e p a r e b i l l s
a n d i n v o i c e s f r o m c u s t o m e r s ' p u r c h a s e o r d e r s , i n t e r n a l l y p r e p a r e d o r d e r s , s h ip p in g m e m o ­
r a n d u m s , e t c . U s u a l ly i n v o lv e s a p p l i c a t i o n o f p r e d e t e r m i n e d d i s c o u n t s a n d s h ip p in g c h a r g e s ,
a n d e n t r y o f n e c e s s a r y e x t e n s i o n s , w h ic h m a y o r m a y n o t b e c o m p u t e d o n th e b i l l i n g m a c h i n e ,
and- t o t a l s w h ic h a r e a u t o m a t i c a l l y a c c u m u l a t e d b y m a c h i n e . T h e o p e r a t i o n u s u a l l y i n 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 ie s o f t h e b i l l b e in g p r e p a r e d a n d i s o f te n d o n e o n a f a n f o ld
m a c h in e .
B i l l e r , m a c h i n e ( b o o k k e e p in g m a c h i n e ) . U s e s a b o o k k e e p in g m a c h i n e ( S u n d s tr a n d , E l l i o t t
F i s h e r , R e m in g t o n R a n d , e t c . , w h ic h m a y o r m a y n o t h a v e t y p e w r i t e r k e y b o a r d ) to p r e p a r e
c u s t o m e r s ' b i l l s a s p a r t o f th e a c c o u n t s r e c e i v a b l e o p e r a t i o n . G e n e r a l l y i n v o lv e s t;he s i m u l t a ­
n e o u s e n tr y of f ig u r e s on c u s to m e r s ' le d g e r r e c o r d . T h e m a c h in e a u to m a tic a lly a c c u m u la te s
f i g u r e s o n a n u m b e r o f v e r t i c a l c o lu m n s a n d c o m p u t e s , a n d u s u a l l y p r i n t s a u t o m a t i c a l l y th e
d e b i t o r c r e d i t b a l a n c e s . D o e s n o t i n 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 rk s f r o m u n i f o r m
a n d s t a n d a r d ty p g s o f s a l e s a n d c r e d i t s l i p s .

B O O K K E E P IN G -M A C H IN E O P E R A T O R
O p e r a t e s a b o o k k e e p in g m a c h i n e ( R e m i n g t o n R a n d , E l l i o t t F i s h e r , S u n d s t r a n d , B u r r o u g h s ,
N a t io n a l C a s h R e g i s t e r , w ith o r w i t h o u t a t y p e w r i t e r k e y b o a r d ) to k e e p a r e c o r d o f b u s i n e s s
tra n s a c tio n s .
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 i r i n g a k n o w le d g e of a n d e x p e r i e n c e in b a s i c
b o o k k e e p in g p r i n c i p l e s , a n d f a m i l i a r i t y w ith t h e s t r u c t u r e o f th e p a r t i c u l a r a c c o u n t i n g s y s t e m
u s e d . D e t e r m i n e s p r o p e r r e c o r d s a n d d i s t r i b u t i o n o f d e b i t a n d c r e d i t i t e m s t o b e u s e d in e a c h
p h a s e of th e w o r k .
M ay p r e p a r e c o n s o lid a te d r e p o r t s , b a la n c e s h e e ts , an d o th e r r e c o r d s
by hand.
C la s s B. K e e p s a r e c o r d of one o r m o re p h a s e s o r s e c tio n s of a s e t of r e c o r d s u s u a lly
r e q u i r i n g l i t t l e k n o w le d g e o f b a s i c b 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 i n c l u 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 o t i n c l u d i n g a s i m p l e ty p e o f b i l l i n g d e s c r i b e d u n d e r b i l l e r ,
m a c h in e ), c o s t d is tr ib u tio n , e x p e n se d is tr ib u tio n , in v e n to ry c o n tr o l, e tc . M ay c h e c k o r a s s i s t
in p r e p a r a t i o n of t r i a l b a l a n c e s a n d p r e p a r e c o n t r o l s h e e t s f o r t h e a c c o u n t i n g d e p a r t m e n t .
CLERK,

A C C O U N T IN G

C la 8 s A . U n d e r g e n e r a l d ir e c tio n of a b o o k k e e p e r o r a c c o u n ta n t, h a s r e s p o n s ib ility fo r
k e e p in g o n e o r m o r e s e c t i o n s o f a c o m p l e t e s e t o f b o o k s o r r e c o r d s r e l a t i n g to o n e p h a s e
o f a n e s t a b l i s h m e n t 's b u s i n e s s t r a n s a c t i o n s . W o rk in v o lv e s p o s ti n g a n d b a la n c i n g s u b s i d i a r y
l e d g e r o r l e d g e r s s u c h a s a c c o u n t s r e c e i v a b l e o r a c c o u n t s p a y a b le ; e x a m i n in g a n d c o d in g
i n v o ic e s o r v o u c h e r s w ith p r o p e r a c c o u n t i n g d i s t r i b u t i o n ; a n d r e q u i r e s j u d g m e n t a n d e x p e r i ­
e n c e in m a k in g p r o p e r a s s i g n a t i o n s a n d a l l o c a t i o n s . M a y a s s i s t in p r e p a r i n g , a d j u s t i n g , a n d
c lo s i n g j o u r n a l e n t r i e s ; a n d m a y d i r e c t c l a s s B a c c o u n t i n g c l e r k s .
C la s s B . U n d e r s u p e rv is io n , p e r f o r m s one o r m o re ro u tin e a c c o u n tin g o p e ra tio n s su c h
a s p o s ti n g s i m p l e j o u r n a l v o u c h e r s o r a c c o u n t s p a y a b le v o u c h e r s , e n t e r i n g v o u c h e r s in
v o u c h e r r e g i s t e r s ; r e c o n c i l i n g b a n k a c c o u n t s ; a n d p o s ti n g s u b s i d i a r y l e d g e r s c o n t r o l l e d b y
g e n e r a l l e d g e r s , o r p o s ti n g s i m p l e c o s t a c c o u n t i n g d a t a . T h i s jo b d o e s n o t r e q u i r e a k n o w l­
e d g e of a c c o u n t i n g a n d b o o k k e e p in g p r i n c i p l e s b u t i s fo u n d in o f f i c e s in w h ic h th e m o r e r o u ti n e
a c c o u n t i n g w o r k i s s u b d iv i d e d o n a f u n c t i o n a l b a s i s a m o n g s e v e r a l w o r k e r s .




29

F IL E

C l a s s A . In a n e s t a b l i s h e d
f il e s , c la s s if i e s a n d in d e x e s f ile
m e n ts , e tc . M ay a ls o f ile th is
w ith th e f i l e s .
M ay le a d a s m

f il in g s y s t e m c o n ta i n in g a n u m b e r o f v a r i e d s u b j e c t m a t t e r
m a te ria l su ch a s c o rre s p o n d e n c e , r e p o r ts , te c h n ic a l d o c u ­
m a t e r i a l . M a y k e e p r e c o r d s o f v a r i o u s t y p e s in c o n ju n c t io n
a ll g ro u p of lo w e r le v e l f ile c le r k s .

C la s s B. S o r ts , c o d e s , an d f ile s u n c la s s if ie d m a t e r i a l b y s im p le ( s u b je c t m a tte r ) h e a d ­
in g s ~ o r ~ p a r t l y c l a s s i f i e d m a t e r i a l b y f i n e r s u b h e a d i n g s . P r e p a r e s s im p le r e l a t e d in d e x a n d
c r o s s - r e f e r e n c e a i d s . A s r e q u e s t e d , l o c a t e s c l e a r l y i d e n t i f i e d m a t e r i a l in f i l e s a n d f o r w a r d s
m a te ria l.
M a y p e r f o r m r e l a t e d c l e r i c a l t a s k s r e q u i r e d to m a i n t a i n a n d s e r v i c e f i l e s .

C l a s s C . P e r f o r m s r o u t i n e f il in g o f m a t e r i a l t h a t h a s a l r e a d y b e e n c l a s s i f i e d o r w h ic h
i s e a s i l y c l a s s i f i e d in a s i m p l e s e r i a l c l a s s i f i c a t i o n s y s t e m ( e . g . , a l p h a b e t i c a l , c h r o n o l o g i c a l ,
o r n u m e r i c a l ) . A s r e q u e s t e d , l o c a t e s r e a d i l y a v a i l a b l e m a t e r i a l in f i l e s a n d f o r w a r d s m a ­
t e r i a l ; a n d m a y f i l l o u t w i t h d r a w a l c h a r g e . P e r f o r m s s im p le c l e r i c a l a n d m a n u a l t a s k s r e ­
q u i r e d to m a i n t a i n a n d s e r v i c e f i l e s .

CLERK,

ORDER

R e c e iv e s c u s to m e r s ' o r d e r s fo r m a t e r i a l o r m e r c h a n d is e b y m a il, p h o n e , o r p e rs o n a lly .
D u t i e s i n v o lv e a n y c o m b i n a ti o n o f t h e f o ll o w i n g : Q u o tin g p r i c e s to c u s t o m e r s ; m a k i n g o u t a n o r d e r
s h e e t l i s t i n g th e i t e m s to m a k e u p th e o r d e r ; c h e c k i n g p r i c e s a n d q u a n t i t i e s of i t e m s on o r d e r
s h e e t ; a n d d i s t r i b u t i n g o r d e r s h e e t s to r e s p e c t i v e d e p a r t m e n t s t o b e f i l l e d . M a y c h e c k w ith c r e d i t
d e p a r t m e n t to d e t e r m i n e c r e d i t r a t i n g o f c u s t o m e r , a c k n o w le d g e r e c e i p t of o r d e r s f r o m c u s t o m e r s ,
f o llo w u p o r d e r s to s e e t h a t t h e y h a v e b e e n f i l l e d , k e e p f i l e of o r d e r s r e c e i v e d , a n d c h e c k s h ip p in g
i n v o i c e s w ith o r i g i n a l o r d e r s .

CLERK,

PA Y RO LL

C o m p u te s w a g e s o f c o m p a n y e m p l o y e e s a n d e n t e r s th e n e c e s s a r y d a t a on th e p a y r o l l
s h e e t s . D u t i e s i n v o lv e : C a l c u l a t i n g w o r k e r s ' e a r n i n g s b a s e d o n t i m e o r p r o d u c t i o n r e c o r d s ; a n d
p o s ti n g c a l c u l a t e d d a t a o n p a y r o l l s h e e t , s h o w in g i n f o r m a t i o n s u c h a s w o r k e r 's n a m e , w o r k in g
d a y s , t i m e , r a t e , d e d u c ti o n s f o r i n s u r a n c e , a n d t o t a l w a g e s d u e . M a y m a k e o u t p a y c h e c k s a n d
a s s i s t p a y m a s t e r in m a k i n g u p a n d d i s t r i b u t i n g p a y e n v e l o p e s .
M ay u s e a c a lc u la tin g m a c h in e .
CO M PTO M ETER OPERATOR
P r i m a r y d u ty i s to o p e r a t e a C o m p t o m e t e r t o p e r f o r m m a t h e m a t i c a l c o m p u t a t i o n s . T h i s
jo b i s n o t to b e c o n f u s e d w ith t h a t o f s t a t i s t i c a l o r o t h e r ty p e of c l e r k , w h ic h m a y in v o lv e f r e ­
q u e n t u s e o f a C o m p t o m e t e r b u t , in w h ic h , u s e of t h i s m a c h i n e i s i n c i d e n t a l to p e r f o r m a n c e of
o th e r d u tie s .

KEYPU NCH O PER A TO R

C l a s s A . O p e r a t e s a n u m e r i c a l a n d / o r a l p h a b e t i c a l o r c o m b i n a ti o n k e y p u n c h m a c h i n e to
t r a n s c r i b e d a ta f r o m v a r i o u s s o u r c e d o c u m e n t s t o k e y p u n c h t a b u l a ti n g c a r d s . P e r f o r m s s a m e
t a s k s a s l o w e r l e v e l k e y p u n c h o p e r a t o r b u t , in a d d i t i o n , w o r k r e q u i r e s a p p l i c a t i o n o f c o d in g
s k ills a n d th e m a k in g of s o m e d e te r m in a tio n s , f o r e x a m p le , lo c a te s on th e s o u r c e d o c u m e n t
th e i t e m s to b e p u n c h e d ; e x t r a c t s i n f o r m a t i o n f r o m s e v e r a l d o c u m e n t s ; a n d s e a r c h e s f o r a n d
i n t e r p r e t s i n f o r m a t i o n o n t h e d o c u m e n t to d e t e r m i n e i n f o r m a t i o n t o b e p u n c h e d .
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in e x p e r ie n c e d o p e r a t o r s .

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C la s s B.
U n d e r c l o s e s u p e r v i s i o n 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 i n s t r u c t i o n s ,
t r a n s c r i b e s d a ta f r o m s o u r c e d o c u m e n t s to p u n c h e d c a r d s .
O p e ra te s a n u m e r ic a l a n d /o r
a l p h a b e t i c a l o r c o m b i n a ti o n k e y p u n c h m a c h i n e to k e y p u n c h t a b u l a ti n g c a r d s . M a y v e r i f y c a r d s .
W o rk in g f r o m v a r i o u s s t a n d a r d i z e d s o u r c e d o c u m e n t s , f o llo w s s p e c i f i e d s e q u e n c e s w h ic h h a v e
b e e n c o d e d o r p r e s c r i b e d in d e t a i l a n d r e q u i r e l i t t l e o r n o s e l e c t i n g , c o d in g , o r i n t e r p r e t i n g
of d a t a to b e p u n c h e d . P r o b l e m s a r i s i n g f r o m e r r o n e o u s i t e m s o r c o d e s , m i s s i n g i n f o r m a t i o n ,
e t c . , a r e r e f e r r e d to s u p e r v i s o r .

d. S e c r e t a r y to t h e h e a d o f a n i n d iv i d u a l p l a n t , f a c t o r y , e t c . ( o r o t h e r e q u i v a l e n t l e v e l
o f o f f i c ia l ) t h 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 ; o r
e.
S e c r e t a r y to t h e h e a d o f a l a r g e a n d i m p o r t a n t o r g a n i z a t i o n a l s e g m e n t ( e . g ., a m id d l e
m a n a g e m e n t s u p e r v i s o r o f a n o r g a n i z a t i o n a l s e g m e n t o f te n in v o lv i n g a s m a n y a s s e v e r a l
h u n d r e d p e r s o n s ) o f a c o m p a n y t h a t e m p l o y s , in a l l , o v e r 2 5 , 0 0 0 p e r s o n s .
C la s s C

O F F I C E B O Y O R G IR L
P e r f o r m s v a r i o u s r o u t i n e d u t i e s s u c h a s r u n n in g e r r a n d s , o p e r a t i n g m i n o r o f fic e m a ­
c h i n e s s u c h a s s e a l e r s o r m a i l e r s , o p e n in g a n d d i s t r i b u t i n g m a i l , a n d o t h e r m i n o r c l e r i c a l w o r k .

SECRETA RY
A s s i g n e d a s p e r s o n a l s e c r e t a r y , n o r m a l l y to o n e i n d iv i d u a l. M a in t a in s a c l o s e a n d h ig h ly
r e s p o n s i v e r e l a t i o n s h i p to th e d a y - t o - d a y w o r k a c t i v i t i e s o f th e s u p e r v i s o r . W o rk s f a i r l y i n d e ­
p e n d e n tl y r e c e i v i n g a m in i m u m o f d e t a i l e d s u p e r v i s i o n a n d g u i d a n c e .
P e r fo r m s v a rie d c le r ic a l
a n d s e c r e t a r i a l d u t i e s , u s u a l l y in c l u d i n g m o s t of t h e f o ll o w i n g : (a) R e c e i v e s t e l e p h o n e c a l l s ,
p e r s o n a l c a l l e r s , a n d in c o m i n g m a i l , a n s w e r s r o u t i n e i n q u i r i e s , a n d r o u t e s th e t e c h n i c a l i n q u i r i e s
to th e p r o p e r p e r s o n s ; (b) e s t a b l i s h e s , m a i n t a i n s , a n d r e v i s e s t h e s u p e r v i s o r 's f i l e s ; (c) m a i n t a i n s
th e s u p e r v i s o r 's c a l e n d a r a n d m a k e s a p p o i n t m e n t s a s i n s t r u c t e d ; (d) r e l a y s m e s s a g e s f r o m s u p e r ­
v i s o r to s u b o r d i n a t e s ; (e) r e v i e w s c o r r e s p o n d e n c e , m e m o r a n d a , a n d 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 i g n a t u r e to a s s u r e p r o c e d u r a l a n d t y p o g r a p h i c a c c u r a c y ; a n d (f) p e r f o r m s
s t e n o g r a p h i c a n d ty p in g w o r k .
M ay a ls o p e r f o r m o th e r c l e r i c a l an d s e c r e t a r i a l ta s k s of c o m p a r a b le n a tu r e an d d iff ic u lty .
T h e w o r k t y p i c a l l y r e q u i r e s k n o w le d g e o f o f f ic e r o u t i n e a n d u n d e r s t a n d i n g o f th e o r g a n i z a t i o n ,
p r o g r a m s , a n d p r o c e d u r e s r e l a t e d to th e w o r k o f t h e s u p e r v i s o r .
E x c lu s io n s
N o t a l l p o s it io n s t h 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
of p o s i t i o n s w h ic h a r e e x c lu d e d f r o m th e d e f i n i ti o n a r e a s f o ll o w s : (a) P o s i t i o n s w h ic h d o n o t m e e t
th e " p e r s o n a l " s e c r e t a r y c o n c e p t d e s c r i b e d a b o v e ; (b) s t e n o g r a p h e r s n o t f u ll y t r a i n e d in s e c r e t a r i a l
ty p e d u t i e s : (c) s t e n o g r a p h e r s s e r v i n g a s o f f ic e a s s i s t a n t s t o a g r o u p o f p r o 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 i a l p e r s o n s ; (d) s e c r e t a r y p o s i t i o n s in w h ic h t h e d u t i e s a r e e i t h e r s u b s t a n t i a l l y m o r e
r o u t i n e o r s u b s t a n t i a l l y m o r e c o m p l e x a n d r e s p o n s i b l e t h a n t h o s e c h a r a c t e r i z e d in th e d e f i n i ti o n ;
a n d (e) a s s i s t a n t ty p e p o s i t i o n s w h ic h in v o lv e m o r e d i f f i c u l t 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 i n ­
i s t r a t i v e , s u p e r v i s o r y ; o r s p e c i a l i z e d c l e r i c a l d u t i e 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 .
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 t h e l e v e l d e f i n i t i o n s f o llo w in g , r e f e r s to
t h o s e o f f i c i a l s w h o h a v e a s i g n i f i c a n t c o r p o r a t e - w i d e p o l ic y m a k i n g r o l e w ith r e g a r d to m a j o r
c o m p a n y a c ti v it ie s . T he title " v ic e p r e s i d e n t," th o u g h n o r m a lly in d ic a tiv e of th is r o le , d o e s not
in a l l c a s e s i d e n t i f y s u c h p o s i t i o n s . V ic e p r e s i d e n t s w h o s e p r i m a r y r e s p o n s i b i l i t y i s to a c t p e r ­
s o n a l l y on i n d iv i d u a l c a s e s o r t r a n s a c t i o n s ( e . g ., a p p r o v e o r d e n y i n d iv i d u a l l o a n o r c r e d i t a c t i o n s ;
a d m i n i s t e r i n d iv i d u a l t r u s t a c c o u n t s ; d i r e c t l y s u p e r v i s e a c l e r i c a l s ta f f) 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 of a p p ly in g t h e f o llo w in g l e v e l d e f i n i t i o n s .
C la s s A

a ll,

a . S e c r e t a r y to t h e c h a i r m a n o f t h e b o a r d o r p r e s i d e n t o f a c o m p a n y t h a t e m p l o y s , in
o v e r 100 b u t f e w e r t h a n 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 t h e r t h a n t h e c h a i r m a n o f t h e b o a r d o r p r e s i d e n t )
o f a c o m p a n y t h a t e m p l o y s , i n a l l , o v e r 5, 0 0 0 b u t f e w e r t h a n 2 5 , 0 0 0 p e r s o n s ; o r
c.
S e c r e t a r y to t h e h e a d ( i m m e d i a t e l y b e lo w
s e g m e n t o r s u b s id ia ry of a c o m p a n y th a t e m p lo y s ,

th e c o r p o r a te o f fic e r le v e l) of a m a jo r
in a ll, o v e r 25, 000 p e r s o n s .

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a.
S e c r e t a r y to t h e c h a i r m a n o f t h e b o a r d o r p r e s i d e n t o f a c o m p a n y t h a t e m p l o y s , in
f e w e r t h a n 100 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 te o f fic e r ( o th e r th a n th e c h a ir m a n of th e 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 t h a t e m p l o y s , i n a l l , o v e r 100 b u t f e w e r t h a n 5 , 0 0 0 p e r s o n s ; o r
c . S e c r e t a r y to t h e h e a d ( i m m e d i a t e l y b e lo w t h e o f f i c e r l e v e l) o v e r e i t h e r a m a j o r
c o r p o r a t e - w i d e f u n c t i o n a l a c t i v i t y ( e . g ., m a r k e t i n g , r e s e a r c h , o p e r a t i o n s , i n d u s t r i a l r e l a t i o 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 i z a t i o n a l s e g m e n t ( e . g ., a r e g i o n a l h e a d q u a r t e r s ;
a m a j o r d i v is io n ) o f a c o m p a n y t h a t e m p l o y s , i n a l l , o v e r 5 , 0 0 0 b u t f e w e r t h a n 2 5 ,0 0 0
e m p lo y e e s ; o r




a.
S e c r e t a r y t o a n e x e c u t i v e o r m a n a g e r i a l p e r s o n w h o s e r e s p o n s i b i l i t y i s n o t e q u iv a l e n t
to o n e o f t h e s p e c i f i c l e v e l s i t u a t i o n s i n t h e d e f i n i t i o n f o r c l a s s B , b u t w h o s e s u b o r d i n a t e s ta f f
n o r m a l l y n u m b e r s a t l e a s t s e v e r a l d o z e n e m p l o y e e s a n d i s u s u a l l y d i v id e d i n to o r g a n i z a t i o n a l
s e g m e n t s w h ic h a r e o f te n , in t u r n , f u r t h e r s u b d iv i d e d . In s o m e c o m p a n i e s , t h i s l e v e l i n c l u d e s
a w id e r a n g e o f o r g a n i z a t i o n a l e c h e l o n s ; in o t h e r s , o n ly o n e o r tw o ; o r
b . S e c r e t a r y to t h e h e a d o f a n i n d iv i d u a l p l a n t , f a c t o r y , e t c . ( o r o t h e r e q u i v a l e n t l e v e l
o f o f f i c ia l ) t h a t e m p l o y s , in a l l , f e w e r t h a n 5 , 000 p e r s o n s .
C la s s D
a.
S e c r e t a r y to t h e s u p e r v i s o r o r h e a d o f a s m a l l o r g a n i z a t i o n a l u n i t ( e . g . , f e w e r t h a n
a b o u t 25 o r 30 p e r s o n s ) ; mb.
S e c r e t a r y to a n o n s u p e r v i s o r y s t a f f s p e c i a l i s t , p r o f e s s i o n a l e m p l o y e e , a d m i n i s t r a ­
tiv e o f f ic e r , o r a s s i s ta 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 any 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 t h a n s e c r e t a r i e s a s d e s c r i b e d a b o v e , to t h i s l e v e l o f s u p e r v i s o r y o r
n o n s u p e r v i s o r y w o r k e r .)
STENOG RA PHER,

GENERAL

P r i m a r y d u ty i s to t a k e d i c t a t i o n i n v o lv in g a n o r m a l r o u t i n e v o c a b u l a r y f r o m o n e o r m o r e
p e r s o n s e i t h e r in s h o r t h a n d o r b y S te n o ty p e o r s i m i l a r m a c h i n e ; a n d t r a n s c r i b e d i c t a t i o n . M a y
a l s o ty p e f r o m w r i t t e n c o p y . M a y m a i n t a i n f i l e s , k e e p s i m p l e r e c o r d s , o r p e r f o r m o t h e r r e l a t i v e l y
r o u ti n e c l e r i c a l t a s k s .
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 i c p o o l.
D o e s n o t in c l u d e t r a n s c r i b i n g m a c h in e w o rk .
(S e e t r a n s c r i b i n g - m a c h i n e o p e r a t o r . )
STEN O G RA PH ER.

S E N IO R

P r i m a r y d u ty i s to t a k e d i c t a t i o n i n v o lv in g a v a r i e d t e c h n i c a l o r s p e c i a l i z e d v o c a b u l a r y
s u c h a s i n l e g a l b r i e f s o r r e p o r t s o n s c i e n t i f i c r e s e a r c h f r o m o n e o r m o r e p e r s o n s e i t h e r in s h o r t ­
h a n d o r b y S te n o ty p e o r s i m i l a r m a c h i n e ; a n d t r a n s c r i b e d i c t a t i o n . M a y a l s o ty p e f r o m w r i t t e n
copy.
M ay a ls o s e t u p an d m a in ta in f il 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 te n o g r a p h ic d u tie s r e q u ir in g s ig n if ic a n tly g r e a t e r in d e p e n d e n c e an d r e s p o n s i ­
b i l i t y t h a n s t e n o g r a p h e r s , g e n e r a l a s e v i d e n c e d b y t h e f o ll o w i n g : W o rk r e q u i r e s h ig h d e g r e e o f
s t e n o g r a p h i c s p e e d a n d a c c u r a c y ; a n d a t h o r o 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 i n e s s a n d o f fic e
p r o c e d u r e s a n d o f th e s p e c i f i c b u s i n e s s o p e r a t i o n s , o r g a n i z a t i o n , p o l i c i e s , p r o c e d u r e s , f i l e s ,
w o r k f lo w , e t c .
U s e s t h i s k n o w le d g e in p e r f o r m i n g s te n o g r a p h i c d u t i e s a n d r e s p o n s i b l e c l e r i c a l
t a s k s s u c h a s , m a i n t a i n i n g f o llo w u p f i l e s ; a s s e m b l i n g m a t e r i a l f o r r e p o r t s , m e m o r a n d u m s , l e t t e r s ,
e t c . ; c o m p o s i n g s im p le l e t t e r s f r o m g e n e r a l i n s t r u c t i o n s ; r e a d i n g a n d r o u ti n g in c o m i n g m a i l ; a n d
a n s w e r in g ro u tin e q u e s tio n s , e tc .
D o e s n o t in c l u d e t r a n s c r i b i n g - m a c h i n e w o r k .
S W IT C H B O A R D O P E R A T O R
C l a s s A . O p e r a t e s a s i n g l e - o r m u l t i p l e - p o s i t i o n t e l e p h o n e s w i t c h b o a r d h a n d li n g in c o m i n g ,
o u tg o in g , i n t r a p l a n t o r o f f i c e c a l l s . P e r f o r m s f u l l t e l e p h o n e i n f o r m a t i o n s e r v i c e o r h a n d le s
c o m p l e x c a l l s , s u c h a s c o n f e r e n c e , c o l l e c t , o v e r s e a s , o r s i m i l a r c a l l s , e i t h e r i n a d d i t i o n to
d o in g r o u t i n e w o r k a s d e s c r i b e d f o r s w i t c h b o a r d o p e r a t o r , c l a s s B , o r a s a f u l l - t i m e
a s s ig n m e n t. ( " F u ll" te le p h o n e in fo r m a tio n s e r v i c e o c c u r s w h e n th e e s ta b lis h m e n t h a s v a r ie d
f u n c tio n s th a t a r e n o t r e a d ily u n d e rs ta n d a b le f o r te le p h o n e in fo r m a tio n p u r p o s e s , e .g ., b e c a u s e
o f o v e r l a p p in g o r i n t e r r e l a t e d f u n c t i o n s , a n d c o n s e q u e n t l y p r e s e n t f r e q u e n t p r o b l e m s a s to
w h i c h e x t e n s i o n s a r e a p p r o p r i a t e f o r c a l l s .)
C l a s s B . O p e r a t e s a s i n g l e - o r m u l t i p l e - p o s i t i o n t e l e p h o n e s w i t c h b o a r d h a n d li n g in c o m i n g ,
o u tg o in g , i n t r a p l a n t o r o f f i c e c a l l s . M a y h a n d le r o u t i n e lo n g d i s t a n c e c a l l s a n d r e c o r d t o l l s .
M ay p e r f o r m lim ite d te le p h o n e in fo r m a tio n s e r v i c e . ( " L im ite d " te le p h o n e in fo r m a tio n s e r v ic e
o c c u r s if th e fu n c tio n s of th e e s ta b lis h m e n t s e r v i c e d a r e r e a d ily u n d e rs ta n d a b le f o r te le p h o n e
i n f o r m a t i o n p u r p o s e s , o r i f t h e r e q u e s t s a r e r o u t i n e , e . g . , g iv in g e x t e n s i o n n u m b e r s w h e n
s p e c if ic n a m e s a r e f u rn is h e d , o r if c o m p le x c a lls a r e r e f e r r e d to a n o th e r o p e r a to r .)

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TABULATING-MACHINE

SWITCHBOARD OPERATOR-RECEPTIONIST
In addition to pe rf or mi ng duties of operator on a single-position or monitor-type switch­
board, acts as receptionist and m a y also type or p e r f o r m routine clerical w o r k as part of regular
duties. This typing or clerical w o r k m a y take the m a j o r part of this worker's time while at
switchboard.

O P E R A T O R — Continued

Class C . Operates simple tabulating or electrical accounting mach in es such as the
sorter, reproducing punch, collator, etc., with specific instructions. M a y include simple
wiring f r o m d i a g r a m s and s o m e filing work. Th e w o r k typically involves portions of a w o r k
unit, for example, individual sorting or collating runs or repetitive operations.
TRANSCRIBING-MACHINE OPERATOR,

TABULATING-MACHINE

GENERAL

OPERATOR

Class A . Operates a variety of tabulating or electrical accounting machines, typically
including such m a c h i n e s as the tabulator, calculator, interpreter, collator, and others.
P e r f o r m s complete reporting assignments without close supervision, and pe rf o r m s difficult
wiring as required.
Th e complete reporting and tabulating assignments typically involve a
variety of long and c o m p l e x reports wh ic h often are of irregular or nonrecurring type r e ­
quiring s o m e planning and sequencing of steps to be taken. A s a m o r e experienced operator,
is typically involved in training n e w operators in m a c h i n e operations, or partially trained
operators in wiring f r o m d i a g r a m s and operating sequences of long and c o m p l e x reports.
D o e s not include wo rk in g supervisors performing tabulating-machine operations and day-today supervision of the w o r k and production of a group of tabulating-machine operators.
Class B . Operates m o r e difficult tabulating or electrical accounting m a ch in es such as the
tabulator and calculator, in addition to the sorter, reproducer, and collator. This w o r k is
p e r f o r m e d under specific instructions and m a y include the p e r f o r m a n c e of s o m e wiring f r o m
diagrams. Th e w o r k typically involves, for example, tabulations involving a repetitive
accounting exercise, a complete but small tabulating study, or parts of a longer and m o r e
c o m p l e x report. Such reports and studies are usually of a recurring nature w h e r e the p r o ­
cedures are well established. M a y also include the training of n e w e m p l o y e e s in the basic
operation of the machine.

P r i m a r y duty is to transcribe dictation involving a n o r m a l routine vocabulary f r o m
transcribing-machine records.
M a y also type f r o m written copy and do simple clerical work.
W o r k e r s transcribing dictation involving a varied technical or specialized vocabulary such as legal
briefs or reports on scientific research are not included. A w o r k e r w h o takes dictation in short­
hand or by Stenotype or similar m a ch in e is classified as a stenographer, general.
TYPIST
Us e s a typewriter to m a k e copies of various material or to m a k e out bills after calcula­
tions have been m a d e by another person. M a y include typing of stencils, mats, or similar m a t e ­
rials for use in duplicating processes. M a y do clerical w o r k involving little special training, such
as keeping simple records, filing records and reports, or sorting and distributing incoming mail.
Class A . P e r f o r m s one or m o r e of the following: Typing material in final f o r m w h e n it
involves combining material f r o m several sources or responsibility for correct spelling,
syllabication, punctuation, etc., of technical or unusual w o r d s or foreign language material;
and planning layout and typing of complicated statistical tables to maintain uniformity and
balance in spacing.
M a y type routine f o r m letters varying details to suit circumstances.
Class B . P e r f o r m s one or m o r e of the following: C o p y typing f r o m rough or clear drafts;
routine typing of forms, insurance policies, etc.; and setting up simple standard tabulations,
or copying m o r e c o m p l e x tables already setup and spaced properly.

PROFESSIONAL AND TECHNICAL
CO M PUTER OPERA TO R

CO M PU TER PR O G R A M ER ,

M o n i t o r s a n d o p e r a t e s t h e c o n t r o l c o n s o l e o f a d i g i t a l c o m p u t e r t o p r o c e s s d a ta a c c o r d i n g
to o p e r a t i n g i n s t r u c t i o n s , u s u a l l y p r e p a r e d b y a p r o g r a m e r . W o r k i n c l u d e s m o s t o f t h e f o ll o w i n g ;
S t u d ie s i n s t r u c t i o n s t o d e t e r m i n e e q u ip m e n t s e tu p a n d o p e r a t i o n s ; l o a d s e q u ip m e n t w i t h r e q u i r e d
i t e m s ( ta p e r e e l s , c a r d s , e t c . ) ; s w i t c h e s n e c e s s a r y a u x i l i a r y e q u ip m e n t i n to c i r c u i t , a n d s t a r t s
a n d o p e r a t e s c o m p u t e r ; m a k e s a d j u s t m e n t s to c o m p u t e r to c o r r e c t o p e r a t i n g p r o b l e m s a n d m e e t
s p e c i a l c o n d i t i o n s ; r e v i e w s e r r o r s m a d e d u r in g o p e r a t i o n a n d d e t e r m i n e s c a u s e o r r e f e r s p r o b l e m
to s u p e r v i s o r o r p r o g r a m e r ; . a n d m a i n t a i n s o p e r a t i n g r e c o r d s . M a y t e s t a n d a s s i s t in c o r r e c t i n g
p ro g ra m .

C o n v e r t s s t a t e m e n t s o f b u s i n e s s p r o b l e m s , t y p i c a l l y p r e p a r e d b y a s y s t e m s a n a l y s t , in to
a s e q u e n c e o f d e t a i l e d i n s t r u c t i o n s w h ic h a r e r e q u i r e d to s o lv e t h e p r o b l e m s b y a u t o m a t i c d a ta
p r o c e s s i n g e q u ip m e n t.
W o rk in g f r o m c h a r t s o r d i a g r a m s , t h e p r o g r a m e r d e v e lo p s t h e p r e c i s e
i n s t r u c t i o n s w h i c h , w h e n e n t e r e d i n to t h e c o m p u t e r s y s t e m in c o d e d l a n g u a g e , c a u s e t h e m a n i p u ­
l a t i o n o f d a ta to a c h i e v e d e s i r e d r e s u l t s . W o rk in v o lv e s m o s t o f th e f o ll o w i n g : A p p l i e s k n o w le d g e
o f c o m p u t e r c a p a b i l i t i e s , m a t h e m a t i c s , lo g ic e m p l o y e d b y c o m p u t e r s , a n d p a r t i c u l a r s u b j e c t m a t t e r
i n v o lv e d to a n a l y z e c h a r t s a n d d i a g r a m s of t h e p r o b l e m to b e p r o g r a m e d .
D e v e lo p s se q u e n c e
o f p r o g r a m s t e p s , w r i t e s d e t a i l e d flo w c h a r t s to s h o w o r d e r in w h ic h d a ta w i l l b e p r o c e s s e d ;
c o n v e r t s t h e s e c h a r t s t o c o d e d i n s t r u c t i o n s f o r m a c h i n e to f o llo w ; t e s t s a n d c o r r e c t s p r o g r a m s ;
p r e p a r e s i n s t r u c t i o n s f o r o p e r a t i n g p e r s o n n e l d u r in g p r o d u c t i o n r u n ; a n a l y z e s , r e v i e w s , a n d a l t e r s
p r o g r a m s to i n c r e a s e o p e r a t i n g e f f i c i e n c y o r a d a p t to n e w r e q u i r e m e n t s ; m a i n t a i n s r e c o r d s of
p r o g r a m d e v e lo p m e n t a n d r e v i s i o n s . (N O T E : W o r k e r s p e r f o r m i n g b o th s y s t e m s a n a l y s i s a n d p r o ­
g r a m i n g s h o u ld b e c l a s s i f i e d a s s y s t e m s a n a l y s t s if t h i s i s t h e s k i l l u s e d to d e t e r m i n e t h e i r p a y .)

F o r w a g e s tu d y p u r p o s e s ,

c o m p u te r o p e r a to r s

a re

c l a s s i f i e d a s f o ll o w s ;

C l a s s A . O p e r a t e s i n d e p e n d e n t ly , 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 , a c o m p u t e r r u n n in g
p r o g r a m s w ith m o s t o f t h e f o llo w in g c h a r a c t e r i s t i c s : N e w p r o g r a m s a r e f r e q u e n t l y t e s t e d a n d
i n t r o d u c e d ; s c h e d u l i n g r e q u i r e m e n t s a r e o f c r i t i c a l i m p o r t a n c e to m i n i m i z e d o w n tim e ; t h e
p r o g r a m s a r e o f c o m p l e x d e s ig n s o t h a t i d e n t i f i c a t i o n o f e r r o r s o u r c e o f te n r e q u i r e s a w o r k i n g
k n o w le d g e o f t h e t o t a l p r o g r a m , a n d a l t e r n a t e p r o g r a m s m a y n o t b e a v a i l a b l e .
M a y g iv e
d i r e c t i o n a n d g u i d a n c e to l o w e r l e v e l o p e r a t o r s .
C l a s s B . O p e r a t e s i n d e p e n d e n t ly , 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 , a c o m p u t e r r u n n in g
p r o g r a m s w i t h m o s t o f t h e f o llo w in g c h a r a c t e r i s t i c s : M o s t o f t h e p r o g r a m s a r e e s t a b l i s h e d
p r o d u c tio n r u n s , ty p ic a lly ru n on a r e g u l a r l y r e c u r r in g b a s is ; t h e r e is l it tl e o r no te s tin g
of new p r o g r a m s r e q u ir e d ; a lt e r n a t e p r o g r a m s a r e p r o v id e d in c a s e o r ig in a l p r o g r a m n e e d s
m a j o r c h a n g e o r c a n n o t b e c o r r e c t e d w i t h in a r e a s o n a b l e t i m e . In c o m m o n e r r o r s i t u a t i o n s ,
d i a g n o s e s c a u s e a n d t a k e s c o r r e c t i v e a c ti o n . T h i s u s u a l l y i n v o lv e s a p p ly in g p r e v i o u s l y p r o ­
g r a m e d c o r r e c t i v e s t e p s , o r u s in g s t a n d a r d c o r r e c t i o n t e c h n i q u e s .

B U S IN E S S

D o e s n o t in c l u d e e m p l o y e e s p r i m a r i l y r e s p o n s i b l e f o r t h e m a n a g e m e n t o r s u p e r v i s i o n of
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 D P ) e m p l o y e e s , o r p r o g r a 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 ie n tif ic a n d /o r e n g in e e r in g p r o b le m s .
F o r w a g e s tu d y p u r p o s e s ,

p ro g ra m e rs

a re

c l a s s i f i e d a s f o llo w s :

C l a s s A . W o r k s i n d e p e n d e n t ly 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 l e m s w h ic h
r e q u i r e c o m p e t e n c e in a l l p h a s e s o f p r o g r a m i n g c o n c e p t s a n d p r a c t i c e s . W o r k in g f r o m d i a ­
g r a m s a n d c h a r t s w h ic h i d e n t i f y t h e n a t u r e o f d e s i r e d r e s u l t s , m a j o r p r o c e s s i n g s t e p s to b e
a c c o m p l i s h e d , a n d t h e r e l a t i o n s h i p s b e tw e e n v a r i o u s s t e p s o f t h e p r o b l e m s o lv i n g r o u t i n e ;
p l a n s t h e f u l l r a n g e o f p r o g r a m i n g a c t i o n s n e e d e d to e f f i c i e n t l y u t i l i z e t h e c o m p u t e r s y s t e m
i n a c h ie v i n g d e s i r e d e n d p r o d u c t s .

OR
O p e r a t e s u n d e r d i r e c t s u p e r v i s i o n a c o m p u t e r r u n n in g p r o g r a m s o r s e g m e n t s o f p r o g r a m s
w ith t h e c h a r a c t e r i s t i c s d e s c r i b e d f o r c l a s s A . M a y a s s i s t a h i g h e r l e v e l o p e r a t o r b y i n d e ­
p e n d e n tl y p e r f o r m i n g l e s s d i f f i c u l t t a s k s a s s i g n e d , a n d p e r f o r m i n g d i f f i c u l t t a s k s f o llo w in g
d e t a i l e d i n s t r u c t i o n s a n d w ith f r e q u e n t r e v i e w o f o p e r a t i o n s p e r f o r m e d .
C la s s C . W o rk s o n r o u tin e p r o g r a m s u n d e r c lo s e s u p e rv is io n .
I s e x p e c t e d to d e v e lo p
w o r k i n g k n o w le d g e o f t h e c o m p u t e r e q u ip m e n t u s e d a n d a b i l i t y to d e t e c t p r o b l e m s i n v o lv e d in
r u n n in g r o u t i n e p r o g r a m s . U s u a l l y h a s r e c e i v e d s o m e f o r m a l t r a i n i n g in c o m p u t e r o p e r a t i o n .
M ay a s s i s t h ig h e r le v e l o p e r a to r on c o m p le x p r o g r a m s .




A t t h i s l e v e l , p r o g r a m i n g i s d i f f i c u l t b e c a u s e c o m p u t e r e q u ip m e n t m u s t b e o r g a n i z e d to
p r o d u c e s e v e r a l i n te r r e l a t e d b u t d iv e r s e p r o d u c ts f ro m n u m e r o u s an d d iv e r s e d a ta e le m e n ts .
A w id e v a r i e t y a n d e x t e n s i v e n u m b e r o f i n t e r n a l p r o c e s s i n g a c t i o n s m u s t o c c u r . T h i s r e q u i r e s
s u c h a c t i o n s a s d e v e lo p m e n t o f c o m m o n o p e r a t i o n s w h ic h c a n b e r e u s e d , e s t a b l i s h m e n t of
l in k a g e p o i n ts b e tw e e n o p e r a t i o n s , a d j u s t m e n t s to d a t a w h e n p r o g r a m r e q u i r e m e n t s e x c e e d
c o m p u te r s to r a g e c a p a c ity , a n d 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 d a ta e le m e n ts
to f o r m a h i g h ly i n t e g r a t e d p r o g r a m .
M a y p r o v i d e f u n c t i o n a l d i r e c t i o n to l o w e r l e v e l p r o g r a m e r s w h o a r e a s s i g n e d t o a s s i s t .

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CO M PU TER PROGRAM ER,

C O M PU T E R SY STEM S A N A L Y ST,

B U S IN E S S — C o n tin u e d

C l a s s B . W o r k s i n d e p e n d e n t ly 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 o n r e l a t i v e l y s i m p l e
p r o g r a m s , o r on s im p le s e g m e n ts of 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 ts ) u s u a lly
p r o c e s s i n f o r m a t i o n to p r o d u c e d a t a 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
a n d l i s t i n g s a r e p r o d u c e d b y r e f i n i n g , a d a p ti n g , a r r a y i n g , o r m a k i n g m i n o r a d d it i o n s to o r
d e l e t i o n s f r o m i n p u t d a t a w h ic h a r e r e a d i l y a v a i l a b l e .
W h ile n u m e r o u s r e c o r d s m a y b e
p r o c e s s e d , t h e d a ta h a v e b e e n r e f i n e d in p r i o r a c t i o n s s o t h a t t h e a c c u r a c y a n d s e q u e n c i n g
of d a t a c a n b e t e s t e d b y u s in g a fe w r o u t i n e c h e c k s .
T y p i c a l l y , t h e p r o g r a m d e a l s w ith
r o u t i n e r e c o r d - k e e p i n g ty p e o p e r a t i o n s .
OR
W o r k s o n c o m p l e x p r o g r a m s ( a s d e s c r i b e d f o r c l a s s A) u n d e r c l o s e d i r e c t i o n o f a h i g h e r
le v e l p r o g ra m e r o r s u p e rv is o r.
M a y a s s i s t h i g h e r l e v e l p r o g r a m e r b y i n d e p e n d e n t ly p e r ­
f o r m i n g l e s s d i f f i c u l t t a s k s a s s i g n e d , a n d p e r f o r m i n g m o r e d i f f ic u l t t a s k s u n d e r f a i r l y c l o s e
d ire c tio n .
M a y g u id e o r i n s t r u c t l o w e r l e v e l p r o g r a m e r s .

B U S IN E S S

A n a l y z e s b u s i n e s s p r o b l e m s to f o r m u l a t e p r o c e d u r e s f o r s o lv i n g t h e m b y u s e o f e l e c t r o n i c
d a ta p r o c e s s i n g e q u ip m e n t. D e v e l o p s a c o m p l e t e d e s c r i p t i o n o f a l l s p e c i f i c a t i o n s n e e d e d t o e n a b le
p r o g r a m e r s to p r e p a r e r e q u i r e d d i g i t a l c o m p u t e r p r o g r a m s . W o rk in v o lv e s m o s t o f t h e f o ll o w i n g :
A n a l y z e s s u b j e c t - m a t t e r o p e r a t i o n s to b e a u t o m a t e d a n d i d e n t i f i e s c o n d it i o n s a n d c r i t e r i a r e q u i r 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 a n d t y p e s o f r e c o r d s , f i l e s , a n d d o c u m e n t s to
b e u s e d ; o u t li n e s a c t i o 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 a n d c o m p u t e r s in s u f f i c i e n t d e t a i l f o r
p r e s e n t a t i o n t o m a n a g e m e n t a n d f o r p r o g r a m i n g ( t y p i c a l l y t h i s in v o lv e s p r e p a r a t i o n o f w o r k a n d
d a ta flo w c h a r t s ) ; c o o r d i n a t e s t h e d e v e lo p m e n t o f t e s t p r o b l e m s a n d p a r t i c i p a t e s in t r i a l r u n s o f
n e w a n d r e v i s e d s y s t e m s ; a n d r e c o m m e n d s e q u ip m e n t c h a n g e s to o b t a i n m o r e e f f e c t i v e o v e r a l l
o p e r a t i o n s . (N O T E : W o r k e r s p e r f o r m i n g b o th s y s t e m s a n a l y s i s a n d p r o g r a m i n g s h o u ld b e c l a s ­
s i f i e d a s s y s t e m s a n a l y s t s i f t h i s i s t h e s k i l l u s e d t o d e t e r m i n e t h e i r p a y .)
D o e s n o t in c l u d e e m p l o y e e s p r i m a r i l y r e s p o n s i b l e f o r t h e 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 t a p r o c e s s i n g ( E D P ) e m p l o y e e s , o r s y s t e m s a n a l y s t s p r i m a r i l y c o n c e r n e d w ith
s c ie n tif ic o r e n g in e e r in g p r o b le m s .
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r e l a t i v e l y u n c o m p l i c a t e d to a n a l y z e , p l a n , p r o g r a m , a n d o p e r a t e . P r o b l e m s a r e o f l i m i t e d
c o m p l e x i t y b e c a u s e s o u r c e s o f i n p u t d a ta a r e h o m o g e n e o u s a n d t h e o u tp u t d a t a a r e c l o s e l y
re la te d .
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P e r f o r m s t h e c a r p e n t r y d u t i e s n e c e s s a r y to c o n s t r u c t a n d m a i n t a i n in g o o d r e p a i r b u i ld i n g
w o o d w o r k a n d e q u ip m e n t s u c h a s b i n s , c r i b s , c o u n t e r s , b e n c h e s , p a r t i t i o n s , d o o r s , f l o o r s , s t a i r s ,
c a s i n g s , a n d t r i m m a d e o f w o o d i n a n e s t a b l i s h m e n t . W o rk in v o lv e s m o s t o f t h e f o ll o w i n g : P l a n n in g
an d la y in g o u t of w o rk f ro m b l u e p r in ts , d r a w in g s , m o d e ls , o r v e r b a l i n s tr u c tio n s u s in g a v a r i e ty




C l a s s C . W o rk s u n d e r i m m e d i a t e s u p e r v i s i o n , c a r r y i n g o u t a n a l y s e s a s a s s i g n e d , u s u a l l y
o f a s in g l e a c t i v i t y .
A s s i g n m e n t s a r e d e s i g n e d to d e v e lo p a n d e x p a n d p r a c t i c a l e x p e r i e n c e
in t h e a p p l i c a t i o n o f p r o c e d u r e s a n d s k i l l s r e q u i r e d f o r s y s t e m s a n a l y s i s w o r k . F o r e x a m p l e ,
m a y a s s i s t a h ig h e r le v e l s y s te m s a n a ly s t b y p r e p a r in g th e d e ta ile d s p e c if ic a tio n s r e q u ir e d
b y p r o g r a m e r s f r o m i n f o r m a t i o n d e v e lo p e d b y t h e h i g h e r l e v e l a n a l y s t .

C l a s s A . P l a n s t h e g r a p h i c p r e s e n t a t i o n o f c o m p l e x i t e m s h a v in g d i s t i n c t i v e d e s i g n
f e a t u r e s t h a t d i f f e r s i g n i f i c a n t l y f r o m e s t a b l i s h e d d r a f t i n g p r e c e d e n t s . W o r k s in c l o s e s u p ­
p o r t w ith t h e d e s i g n o r i g i n a t o r , a n d m a y r e c o m m e n d m i n o r d e s i g n c h a n g e s .
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e f f e c t o f e a c h c h a n g e o n th e d e t a i l s o f f o r m , f u n c t i o n , a n d p o s i t i o n a l r e l a t i o n s h i p s o f c o m ­
p o n e n ts a n d p a r t s .
W o r k s w i t h a m in i m u m of 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 b y d e s ig n o r ig i n a to r fo r c o n s is te n c y w ith p r i o r e n g in e e r in g d e te r m in a tio n s .
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e ith 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 i r p r e p a r a ti o n b y lo w e r le v e l d r a f ts m e n .
C l a s s B . P e r f o r m s n o n r o u ti n e a n d c o m p l e x d r a f t i n g a s s i g n m e n t s t h a t r e q u i r e t h e a p p l i ­
c a t i o n o f m o s t o f t h e s t a n d a r d i z e d d r a w in g t e c h n i q u e s r e g u l a r l y u s e d .
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v o l v e s u c h w o r k a s : P r e p a r e s w o r k i n g d r a w i n g s o f s u b a s s e m b l i e s w ith i r r e g u l a r s h a p e s ,
m u l t i p l e f u n c t i o n s , a n d p r e c i s e p o s i t i o n a l r e l a t i o n s h i p s b e tw e e n c o m p o n e n 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 i n g s f o r c o n s t r u c t i o n o f a b u i ld i n g i n c l u d i n g d e t a i l d r a w i n g s o f f o u n d a t i o n s , w a l l
s e c t i o n s , f l o o r p l a n s , a n d r o o f . U s e s a c c e p t e d f o r m u l a s a n d m a n u a l s in m a k i n g n e c e s s a r y
c o m p u t a ti o n s to d e t e r m i n e q u a n t i t i e s o f m a t e r i a l s to b e u s e d , l o 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 tc .
R e c e i v e s i n i t i a l i n s t r u c t i o n s , r e q u i r e m e n t s , a n d a d v ic 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 i s c h e c k e d f o r t e c h n i c a l a d e q u a c y .
C la s s C . P r e p a r e s d e ta il d ra w in g s of 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 tr u c tio n ,
m a n u f a c tu r in g , o r r e p a i r p u r p o s e s . T y p e s of d ra w in g s p r e p a r e d in c lu d e is o m e tr i c p r o je c tio n s
( d e p i c ti n g t h r e e d i m i n s i o n s in a c c u r a t e s c a l e ) a n d s e c t i o n a l v i e w s to c l a r i f y p o s it io n i n g o f
c o m p o n e n ts a n d c o n v e y n e e d e d in fo r m a tio n . C o n s o lid a te s d e ta ils f ro m a n u m b e r of 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 a s r e q u ir e d .
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p r e c e d e n t s , a n d a d v ic e o n s o u r c e m a t e r i a l s a r e g i v e n w i t h i n i t i a l a s s i g n m e n t s . I n s t r u c t i o n s
a r e le s s c o m p le te w h e n a s s ig n m e n ts r e c u r .
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DRAFTSM AN - TR A C ER

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

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i n v o lv in g a l l p h a s e s o f s y s t e m s a n a l y s i s . P r o b l e m s a r e c o m p l e x b e c a u s e o f d i v e r s e s o u r c e s
o f i n p u t d a t a a n d m u l t i p l e - u s e r e q u i r e m e n t s o f o u tp u t d a ta . ( F o r e x a m p l e , d e v e lo p s a n i n t e ­
g r a t e d p r o d u c t i o n s c h e d u l i n g , i n v e n t o r y c o n t r o l , c o s t a n a l y s i s , a n d s a l e s a n a l y s i s r e c o r d in
w h ic h e v e r y i t e m o f e a c h ty p e i s a u t o m a t i c a l l y p r o c e s s e d t h r o u g h t h e f u ll s y s t e m o f r e c o r d s
a n d a p p r o p r i a t e f o llo w u p a c t i o n s a r e i n i t i a t e d b y t h e c o m p u t e r . ) C o n f e r s w i t h 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 t h e d a t a p r o c e s s i n g p r o b l e m s a n d a d v i s e s s u b j e c t - m a t t e r p e r s o n n e l o n
th e im p lic a tio n s of n ew o r r e v is e d s y s te m s of d a ta p r o c e s s in g o p e ra tio n s .
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m e n d a t i o n s , if 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 i n s t a l l a t i o n s o r c h a n g e s a n d f o r
o b t a i n i n g e q u ip m e n t.
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c l a s s A . W o r k s i n d e p e n d e n t ly o n r o u t i n e a s s i g n m e n t s a n d r e c e i v e s i n s t r u c t i o n a n d g u i d a n c e
o n c o m p l e x a s s i g n m e n t s . W o rk i s r e v i e w e d f o r a c c u r a c y o f j u d g m e n t , c o m p l i a n c e w ith i n ­
s t r u c t i o n s , a n d to i n s u r e p r o p e r a l i n e m e n t w i t h t h e o v e r a l l s y s t e m .

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l e a r n e d in f o r m a l t r a i n i n g c o u r s e s . A s s i g n m e n t s a r e d e s i g n e d to d e v e lo p c o m p e t e n c e in th e
a p p l i c a t i o n o f s t a n d a r d p r o c e d u r e s to r o u t i n e p r o b l e m s . R e c e i v e s c l o s e s u p e r v i s i o n o n n e w
a s p e c t s o f a s s i g n m e n t s ; a n d w o r k i s r e v i e w e d to v e r i f y i t s a c c u r a c y a n d c o n f o r m a n c e w ith
re q u ire d p ro c e d u re s .

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m a i n t a i n i n g a c c o u n t s r e c e i v a b l e in a r e t a i l e s t a b l i s h m e n t , o r m a i n t a i n i n g i n v e n t o r y a c c o u n t s
in a m a n u f a c t u r i n g o r w h o l e s a l e e s t a b l i s h m e n t .) C o n f e r s w ith p e r s o n s c o n c e r n e d to d e t e r m i n e
t h e d a ta p r o c e s s i n g p r o b l e m s a n d a d v i s e s s u b j e c t - m a t t e r p e r s o n n e l o n t h e i m p l i c a t i o n s o f th e
d a ta p r o c e s s i n g s y s t e m s to b e a p p li e d .

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d r a w i n g s a n d t r a c i n g w ith p e n o r p e n c i l .
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c o n s i s t i n g o f s t r a i g h t l i n e s a n d a l a r g e s c a l e n o t r e q u i r i n g c l o s e d e l i n e a t i o n .)
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i n ju r e d e m p lo y e e s o r o th e r p e r s o n s w ho b e c o m e i ll o r s u ff e r a n a c c id e n t on th e p r e m i s e s o f a
f a c t o r y o r o t h e r e s t a b l i s h m e n t . D u t i e s i n v o lv e a c o m b i n a ti o n o f t h e f o ll o w i n g : G iv in g f i r s t a id
to t h e i l l o r i n j u r e d ; a t t e n d in g t o s u b s e q u e n t d r e s s i n g o f e m p l o y e e s ' i n j u r i e s ; k e e p in g r e c o r d s
o f p a t i e n t s t r e a t e d ; p r e p a r i n g a c c i d e n t r e p o r t s f o r c o m p e n s a t i o n o r o t h e r p u r p o s e s ; a s s i s t i n g in
p h y s i c a l e x a m i n a t i o n s a n d h e a l t h e v a l u a t i o n s o f a p p l i c a n t s a n d e m p l o y e e s ; a n d p la n n i n g a n d c a r r y ­
in g o u t p r o g r a m s i n v o lv in g h e a l t h e d u c a t i o n , a c c i d e n t p r e v e n t i o n , e v a l u a t i o n o f p l a n t e n v i r o n m e n t ,
o r o t h e r a c t i v i t i e s a f f e c ti n g t h e h e a l t h , w e l f a r e , a n d s a f e t y o f a l l p e r s o n n e l .

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o f c a r p e n t e r ' s h a n d to o l s , p o r t a b l e p o w e r t o o l s , a n d s t a n d a r d m e a s u r i n g i n s t r u m e n t s ; m a k i n g
s t a n d a r d s h o p c o m p u t a ti o n s r e l a t i n g to d i m e n s i o n s o f w o r k ; a n d s e l e c t i n g m a t e r i a l s n e c e s s a r y
f o r t h e w o r k . In g e n e r a l , t h e w o r k o f t h e m a i n t e n a n c e c a r p e n t e r r e q u i r e s r o u n d e d t r a i n i n g a n d
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 tic e s h ip o r e q u iv a le n t tr a in in g a n d e x p e rie n c e .

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M E C H A N IC , A U T O M O T IV E (M A IN T E N A N C E )— C o n tin u e d

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o r r e p a i r o f e q u ip m e n t f o r t h e g e n e r a t i o n , d i s t r i b u t i o n , o r u t i l i z a t i o n o f e l e c t r i c e n e r g y in a n
e s t a b l i s h m e n t . W o rk in v o lv e s m o s t o f t h e f o ll o w i n g : I n s t a l l i n g o r r e p a i r i n g a n y o f a v a r i e t y o f
e l e c t r i c a l e q u ip m e n t s u c h a s g e n e r a t o r s , t r a n s f o r m e r s , s w i t c h b o a r d s , c o n t r o l l e r s , c i r c u i t b r e a k ­
e r s , m o t o r s , h e a t i n g u n i t s , c o n d u it s y s t e m s , o r o t h e r t r a n s m i s s i o n e q u ip m e n t; w o r k i n g f r o m
b l u e p r i n t s , d r a w i n g s , l a y o u t s , o r o t h e r s p e c i f i c a t i o n s ; l o c a t i n g a n d d i a g n o s i n g t r o u b l e in t h e
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 i n g s t a n d a r d c o m p u t a ti o n s r e l a t i n g t o l o a d r e q u i r e m e n t s o f
w i r i n g o r e l e c t r i c a l e q u ip m e n t; a n d u s in g a v a r i e t y o f e l e c t r i c i a n ’s h a n d to o l s a n d m e a s u r i n g a n d
te s tin g i n s tr u m e n ts . In g e n e r a l, th e w o rk of th e m a in te n a n c e e le c t r i c ia n r e q u i r e s ro u n d e d t r a i n ­
in g a n d e x p e r i e n c e u s u a l l y a c q u i r e d t h r o u g h a f o r m a l a p p r e n t i c e s h i p o r e q u iv a l e n t t r a i n i n g a n d
e x p e rie n c e .

t h e v a r i o u s a s s e m b l i e s in t h e v e h ic l e a n d m a k i n g n e c e s s a r y a d j u s t m e n t s ; a n d a li n i n g w h e e l s ,
a d j u s t i n g b r a k e s a n d l i g h t s , o r t ig h t e n in g b o d y b o l t s .
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m e c h a n ic r e q u i r e s r o u n d e d tr a in in g a n d e x p e rie n c e u s u a lly a c q u ir e d th ro u g h a f o rm a l a p p r e n ­
t i c e s h i p o r e q u iv a l e n t t r a i n i n g a n d e x p e r i e n c e .

E N G I N E E R , S T A T IO N A R Y
O p e r a t e s a n d m a i n t a i n s a n d m a y a l s o s u p e r v i s e t h e o p e r a t i o n o f s t a t i o n a r y e n g in e s a n d
e q u ip m e n t ( m e c h a n i c a l o r e l e c t r i c a l ) to s u p p ly t h e e s t a b l i s h m e n t i n w h ic h e m p l o y e d w i t h p o w e r ,
h e a t, r e f r ig e r a ti o n , o r a ir - c o n d itio n in g .
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s u c h a s s te a i f l e n g i n e s , a i r c o m p r e s s o r s , g e n e r a t o r s , m o t o r s , t u r b i n e s , v e n t i l a t i n g a n d r e f r i g ­
e r a t i n g e q u ip m e n t, s t e a m b o i l e r s a n d b o i l e r - f e d w a t e r p u m p s ; m a k i n g e q u ip m e n t r e p a i r s ; a n d
k e e p in g a r e c o r d of o p e r a t i o n o f m a c h i n e r y , t e m p e r a t u r e , a n d f u e l c o n s u m p t io n . M a y a l s o s u ­
p e r v i s e t h e s e o p e r a t i o n s . H e a d o r c h ie f e n g i n e e r s i n e s t a b l i s h m e n t s e m p l o y i n g m o r e t h a n o n e
e n g in e e r a r e e x c lu d e d .
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F i r e s s t a t i o n a r y b o i l e r s to f u r n i s h t h e e s t a b l i s h m e n t in w h ic h e m p l o y e d w i t h h e a t , p o w e r ,
o r s t e a m . F e e d s f u e l s to f i r e b y h a n d o r o p e r a t e s a m e c h a n i c a l s t o k e r , o r g a s o r o i l b u r n e r ;
a n d c h e c k s w a t e r a n d s a f e t y v a l v e s . M a y c l e a n , o i l , o r a s s i s t in r e p a i r i n g b o i l e r r o o m e q u ip m e n t.
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M A IN T E N A N C E T R A D E S

A s s i s t s o n e o r m o r e w o r k e r s in t h e s k i l l e d m a i n t e 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 t i e s o f l e s s e r s k i l l , s u c h a s k e e p in g a w o r k e r s u p p li e d w i t h m a t e r i a l s a n d t o o l s ;
c le a n i n g .w o r k in g a r e a , m a c h i n e , a n d e q u ip m e n t; a s s i s t i n g j o u r n e y m a n b y h o ld in g m a t e r i a l s o r
to o ls ; a n d p e rf o r m in g o th e r u n s k ille d t a s k s a s d ir e c te d b y jo u rn e y m a n .
T h e k in d o f w o r k t h e
h e l p e r i s p e r m i t t e d to p e r f o r m v a r i e s f r o m t r a d e t o 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 ­
f in e d t o s u p p ly i n g , l i f t i n g , a n d h o l d in g m a t e r i a l s a n d t o o l s a n d c le a n i n g w o r k i n g a r e a s ; a n d in
o th e r s h e is p e rm itte d to p e r f o r m s p e c ia liz e d m a c h in e o p e ra tio n s , o r p a r ts of a tr a d e th a t a re
a ls o p e rf o r m e d b y w o r k e r s on a f u ll- tim e b a s is .
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S p e c i a l i z e s in t h e o p e r a t i o n o f o n e o r m o r e t y p e s o f m a c h i n e t o o l s , s u c h a s j i g b o r e r s ,
c y l i n d r i c a l o r s u r f a c e g r i n d e r s , e n g in e l a t h e s , o r m i l l i n g m a c h i n e s , in t h e c o n s t r u c t i o n o f
m a c h i n e - s h o p t o o l s , g a g e s , j i g s , f i x t u r e s , o r d i e s . W o rk i n v o lv e s m o s t o f t h e f o ll o w i n g : P l a n ­
n in g a n d p e r f o r m i n g d i f f ic u l t m a c h i n in g o p e r a t i o n s ; p r o c e s s i n g i t e m s r e q u i r i n g c o m p l i c a t e d s e t u p s
o r a h i g h d e g r e e o f a c c u r a c y ; u s in g a v a r i e t y o f p r e c i s i o n m e a s u r i n g i n s t r u m e n t s ; s e l e c t i n g f e e d s ,
s p e e d s , t o o l i n g , a n d o p e r a t i o n s e q u e n c e ; a n d m a k i n g n e c e s s a r y a d j u s t m e n t s d u r in g o p e r a t i o n to
a c h ie v e r e q u i s i t e t o l e r a n c e s o r d i m e n s i o n s . M a y b e r e q u i r e d t o 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 ­
in g , to d r e s s t o o l s , a n d to s e l e c t p r o p e r c o o la n t s a n d c u tt i n g a n d l u b r i c a t i n g o i l s . F o r c r o s s ­
i n d u s t r y w a g e s tu d y p u r p o s e s , m a c h i n e - t o o l o p e r a t o r s , t o o l r o o m , in t o o l a n d d ie jo b b in g s h o p s
a r e e x c lu d e d f r o m t h i s c l a s s i f i c a t i o n .
M A C H IN IS T , M A IN T E N A N C E
P r o d u c e s r e p l a c e m e n t p a r t s a n d n e w p a r t s in m a k i n g r e p a i r s o f m e t a l p a r t s o f m e c h a n ­
i c a l e q u ip m e n t o p e r a t e d i n a n e s t a b l i s h m e n t . W o rk in v o lv e s m o s t o f t h e f o ll o w i n g : I n t e r p r e t i n g
w r i t t e n i n s t r u c t i o n s a n d s p e c i f i c a t i o n s ; p l a n n i n g a n d l a y i n g o u t o f w o r k ; u s in g a v a r i e t y o f m a ­
c h i n i s t 's h a n d to o l s a n d p r e c i s i o n m e a s u r i n g i n s t r u m e n t s ; s e t t i n g u p a n d o p e r a t i n g s t a n d a r d m a c h i n e
t o o l s ; s h a p in g o f m e t a l p a r t s t o c l o s e t o l e r a n c e s ; m a k i n g s t a n d a r d s h o p c o m p u t a ti o n s r e l a t i n g t o
d i m e n s i o n s o f w o r k , t o o li n g , f e e d s , a n d s p e e d s o f m a c h i n in g ; k n o w le d g e o f t h e w o r k i n g p r o p e r t i e s
o f t h e c o m m o n m e t a l s ; s e l e c t i n g s t a n d a r d m a t e r i a l s , p a r t s , a n d e q u ip m e n t r e q u i r e d f o r h i s w o r k ;
a n d f i t t i n g a n d a s s e m b l i n g p a r t s i n to m e c h a n i c a l e q u ip m e n t.
I n g e n e r a l , t h 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 tic e u s u a lly a c q u ir e d th ro u g h a fo rm a l
a p p r e n t i c e s h i p o r e q u iv a l e n t t r a i n i n g a n d e x p e r i e n c e .
M E C H A N IC , A U T O M O T IV E (M A IN T E N A N C E )
R e p a i r s a u t o m o b i l e s , b u s e s , m o t o r t r u c k s , a n d t r a c t o r s o f a n e s t a b l i s h m e n t . W o rk i n ­
v o l v e s m o s t of t h e f o ll o w i n g : E x a m in i n g a u to m o t iv e e q u ip m e n t to d i a g n o s e s o u r c e o f t r o u b l e ;
d i s a s s e m b l i n g e q u ip m e n t a n d p e r f o r m i n g r e p a i r s t h a t i n v o lv e t h e u s e o f s u c h h a n d to o l s a s
w r e n c h e s , g a 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 i n d i s a s s e m b l i n g o r f i t t i n g p a r t s ; r e p l a c i n g
b r o k e n o r d e f e c t i v e p a r t s f r o m s t o c k ; g r in d i n g a n d a d j u s t i n g v a l v e s ; r e a s s e m b l i n g a n d i n s t a l l i n g




M E C H A N IC ,

M A IN T E N A N C E

R e p a i r s m a c h i n e r y o r m e c h a n i c a l e q u ip m e n t o f a n e s t a b l i s h m e n t .
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o f t h e f o ll o w i n g : E x a m in i n g m a c h i n e s a n d m e c h a n i c a l e q u ip m e n t to d i a g n o s e s o u r c e o f t r o u b l e ;
d i s m a n t l i n g o r p a r t l y d i s m a n t l i n g m a c h i n e s a n d p e r f o r m i n g r e p a i r s t h a t m a i n l y in v o lv e t h e u s e
o f h a n d to o l s i n s c r a p i n g a n d f i t t i n g p a r t s ; r e p l a c i n g b r o k e n o r d e f e c t i v e p a r t s w ith i t e m s o b t a i n e d
f r o m s to c k ; o r d e r i n g t h e p r o d u c t i o n of a r e p l a c e m e n t p a r t b y a m a c h i n e s h o p o r s e n d in g o f t h e
m a c h in e to a m a c h in e sh o p fo r m a jo r r e p a i r s ; p r e p a r in g w r itte n s p e c if ic a tio n s fo r m a jo r r e p a i r s
o r f o r t h e p r o d u c t i o n o f p a r t s o r d e r e d f r o m m a c h i n e s h o p ; r e a s s e m b l i n g m a c h i n e s ; a n d m a k in g
a ll n e c e s s a r y a d ju s tm e n ts f o r o p e ra tio n .
In g e n e r a l, th e w o rk of a 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 an d e x p e rie n c e u s u a lly a c q u ir e d th ro u g h a f o rm a l a p p r e n tic e s h ip o r
e q u iv a l e n t t r a i n i n g a n d e x p e r i e n c e . E x c l u d e d f r o m t h i s c l a s s i f i c a t i o n a r e w o r k e r s w h o s e p r i m a r y
d u t i e s i n v o lv e s e t t i n g u p o r a d j u s t i n g m a c h i n e s .
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I n s t a l l s n e w m a c h i n e s o r h e a v y e q u ip m e n t, a n d d i s m a n t l e s a n d i n s t a l l s m a c h i n e s o r
h e a v y e q u ip m e n t w h e n c h a n g e s in t h e p l a n t l a y o u t a r e r e q u i r e d . W o rk i n v o lv e s m o s t o f t h e f o l ­
lo w i n g : P l a n n in g a n d l a y i n g o u t o f t h e w o r k ; i n t e r p r e t i n g b l u e p r i n t s o r o t h e r s p e c i f i c a t i o n s ; u s in g
a v a r i e t y o f h a n d to o l s a n d r i g g i n g ; m a k in g s t a n d a r d s h o p c o m p u t a ti o n s r e l a t i n g to s t r e s s e s ,
s t r e n g t h o f m a t e r i a l s , a n d c e n t e r s o f g r a v i t y ; a li n i n g a n d b a la n c i n g o f e q u ip m e n t; s e l e c t i n g s t a n d ­
a r d t o o l s , e q u ip m e n t, a n d p a r t s to b e u s e d ; a n d i n s t a l l i n g a n d m a i n t a i n i n g i n g o o d o r d e r p o w e r
t r a n s m i s s i o n e q u ip m e n t s u c h a s d r i v e s a n d s p e e d r e d u c e r s .
In g e n e r a l , t h e m i l l w r i g h t 's w o r k
n o r m a l l y r e q u i r e s a r o u n d e d t r a i n i n g a n d e x p e r i e n c e in t h e t r a d e a c q u i r e d t h r o u g h a f o r m a l
a p p r e n t i c e s h i p o r e q u iv a l e n t t r a i n i n g a n d e x p e r i e n c e .
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L u b r ic a te s , w ith o il o r g r e a s e ,
e q u ip m e n t o f a n e s t a b l i s h m e n t .
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M A IN T E N A N C E

P a in ts a n d r e d e c o r a te s w a lls , w o o d w o rk , a n d f ix tu re s of an e s ta b lis h m e n t.
W o rk i n ­
v o l v e s t h e f o ll o w i n g : K n o w le d g e o f s u r f a c e p e c u l i a r i t i e s a n d t y p e s o f p a in t r e q u i r e d f o r d i f f e r e n t
a p p l i c a t i o n s ; p r e p a r i n g s u r f a c e f o r p a in t i n g b y r e m o v i n g o ld f i n i s h o r b y p l a c i n g p u t ty o r f i l l e r
in n a i l h o l e s a n d i n t e r s t i c e s ; a n d a p p ly in g p a in t w i t h s p r a y g u n o r b r u s h . M a y m i x c o l o r s , o i l s ,
w h i t e l e a d , a n d o t h e r p a in t i n g r e d i e n t s to o b t a i n p r o p e r c o l o r o r c o n s i s t e n c y .
In g e n e r a l, th e
w o rk of th e m a in te n a n c e p a in te r r e q u i r e s ro u n d e d tr a in in g a n d e x p e rie 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 i c e s h i p o r e q u iv a l e n t t r a i n i n g a n d e x p e r i e n c e .
P IP E F IT T E R ,

M A IN T E N A N C E

I n s t a l l s o r r e p a i r s w a t e r , s t e a m , g a s , o r o t h e r t y p e s o f p ip e a n d p i p e f i t t i n g s in a n
e s ta b lis h m e n t.
W o rk in v o lv e s m o s t o f t h e f o llo w in g : L a y in g o u t o f w o r k a n d m e a s u r i n g t o l o ­
c a t e p o s i t i o n o f p ip e f r o m d r a w i n g s o r o t h e r w r i t t e n s p e c i f i c a t i o n s ; c u tt i n g v a r i o u s s i z e s o f p ip e
to c o r r e c t l e n g t h s w i t h c h i s e l a n d h a m m e r o r o x y a c e t y l e n e t o r c h o r p i p e - c u t t i n g m a c h i n e ; t h r e a d ­
in g p ip e w i t h s t o c k s a n d d i e s ; b e n d in g p i p e b y h a n d - d r i v e n o r p o w e r - d r i v e n m a c h i n e s ; a s s e m b l i n g
p ip e w i t h c o u p li n g s a n d f a s t e n i n g p ip e to h a n g e r s ; m a k i n g s t a n d a r d s h o p c o m p u t a ti o n s r e l a t i n g
to p r e s s u r e s , f lo w , a n d s i z e o f p ip e r e q u i r e d ; a n d m a k i n g s t a n d a r d 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 if ic a tio n s .
In g e n e r a l, th e w o r k of th e m a in te n a n c e p i p e f itte r r e q u i r e s
r o u n d e d t r a i n i n g a n d e x p e r i e n c e u s u a l l y a c q u i r e d t h r o u g h a f o r m a l a p p r e n t i c e s h i p o r e q u iv a l e n t
t r a i n i n g a n d e x p e r i e n c e . W o r k e r s p r i m a r i l y e n g a g e d in i n s t a l l i n g a n d r e p a i r i n g b u i ld i n g s a n i t a ­
tio n o r h e a tin g s y s te m s a r e e x c lu d e d .
PLUM BER,

M A IN T E N A N C E

K e e p s t h e p l u m b in g s y s t e m o f a n e s t a b l i s h m e n t in g o o d o r d e r . W o rk i n v o lv e s : K n o w le d g e
o f s a n i t a r y c o d e s r e g a r d i n g i n s t a l l a t i o n o f v e n ts a n d t r a p s in p l u m b in g s y s t e m ; i n s t a l l i n g o r r e ­
p a i r i n g p i p e s a n d f i x t u r e s ; a n d o p e n in g c lo g g e d d r a i n s w ith a p l u n g e r o r p l u m b e r 's s n a k e . In
g e n e r a l, th e w o rk of th e m a in te n a n c e p lu m b e r r e q u i r e s r o u n d e d tr a in in g a n d e x p e r ie n c e u s u a lly
a c q u i r e d t h r o u g h a f o r m a l a p p r e n t i c e s h i p o r e q u iv a l e n t t r a i n i n g a n d e x p e r i e n c e .
S H E E T -M E T A L W O R K ER ,

M A IN T E N A N C E

F a b r i c a t e s , i n s t a l l s , a n d m a i n t a i n s i n g o o d r e p a i r t h e s h e e t - m e t a l e q u ip m e n t a n d f i x ­
t u r e s (su c h a s 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 ti l a t o r s , c h u te s , d u c ts ,
m e t a l r o o f in g ) o f a n e s t a b l i s h m e n t .
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o u t a l l t y p e s o f s h e e t - m e t a l m a i n t e n a n c e w o r k f r o m b l u e p r i n t s , m o d e l s , ox o t h e r s p e c i f i c a t i o n s ;
s e t t i n g u p a n d o p e r a t i n g a l l a v a i l a b l e t y p e s o f s h e e t - m e t a l w o r k i n g m a c h i n e s ; u s i n g a v a r i e t y of

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h a n d to o l s in c u tt i n g , b e n d in g , f o r m i n g , s h a p in g , f i t t i n g , a n d a s s e m b l i n g ; a n d i n s t a l l i n g s h e e t m e ta l a r t i c l e s a s r e q u ir e d . In g e n e r a l, th e w o rk of 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
r o u n d e d t r a i n i n g a n d e x p e r i e n c e u s u a l l y a c q u i r e d t h r o u g h a f o r m a l a p p r e n t i c e s h i p o r e q u iv a l e n t
tra in in g and e x p e rie n c e .
T O O L A N D D IE M A K E R
(D ie m a k e r ; j i g m a k e r ; to o l m a k e r ; f i x t u r e m a k e r ; g a g e m a k e r )
C o n s tru c ts and r e p a i r s m a c h in e -s h o p to o ls , g a g e s , j ig s , f ix tu re s o r d ie s fo r fo rg in g s ,
p u n c h in g , a n d o t h e r m e t a l - f o r m i n g w o r k .
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l a y in g o u t of w o r k f r o m m o d e l s , b l u e p r i n t s , d r a w i n g s , o r o t h e r o r a l a n d w r i t t e n s p e c i f i c a t i o n s ;

u s in g a v a r i e t y o f to o l a n d d ie m a k e r 's h a n d to o l s a n d p r e c i s i o n m e a s u r i n g i n s t r u m e n t s ; u n d e r ­
s ta n d i n g o f t h e w o r k i n g p r o p e r t i e s of c o m m o n m e t a l s a n d a l l o y s ; s e t t i n g u p a n d o p e r a t i n g of
m a c h i n e t o o l s a n d r e l a t e d e q u ip m e n t; m a k in g n e c e s s a r y s h o p c o m p u t a ti o n s r e l a t i n g to d i m e n s i o n s
o f w o r k , s p e e d s , f e e d s , a n d t o o li n g o f m a c h i n e s ; h e a t - t r e a t i n g o f m e t a l p a r t s d u r in g f a b r i c a t i o n
a s w e l l a s o f f i n i s h e d t o o l s a n d d i e s to a c h ie v e r e q u i r e d q u a l i t i e s ; w o r k i n g to c l o s e t o l e r a n c e s ;
f it ti n g a n d a s s e m b l i n g o f 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 a n d a ll o w a n c e s ; a n d s e l e c t i n g a p p r o p r i a t e
m a t e r i a l s , t o o l s , a n d p r o c e s s e s . In g e n e r a l , t h e to o l a n d d ie m a k e r 's w o r k r e q u i r e s a r o u n d e d
t r a i n i n g in m a c h i n e - s h o p a n d t o o l r o o m p r a c t i c e u s u a l l y a c q u i r e d t h r o u g h a f o r m a l a p p r e n t i c e s h i p
o r e q u iv a l e n t t r a i n i n g a n d e x p e r i e n c e .
F o r c r o s s - i n d u s t r y w a g e s tu d y p u r p o s e s ,
s h o p s a r e e x c lu d e d f r o m t h i s c l a s s i f i c a t i o n .

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CUSTODIAL AND MATERIAL MOVEMENT
S H IP P IN G A N D R E C E IV IN G C L E R K

GUARD AND W ATCHM A N
G u a r d . P e r f o r m s r o u t i n e p o l i c e d u t i e s , e i t h e r a t f ix e d p o s t o r o n t o u r , m a i n t a i n i n g
o r d e r , u s in g a r m s o r f o r c e w h e r e n e c e s s a r y .
I n c l u d e s g a t e m e n w h o a r e s t a t i o n e d a t g a te
a n d c h e c k on i d e n t i t y o f e m p l o y e e s a n d o t h e r p e r s o n s e n t e r i n g .
W a tc h m a n . M a k e s r o u n d s o f p r e m i s e s
th e f t, an d ille g a l e n tr y .
J A N IT O R ,

PO RTER,

p e r i o d i c a l l y in p r o t e c t i n g p r o p e r t y a g a i n s t f i r e ,

OR CLEAN ER

P r e p a r e s m e r c h a n d i s e f o r s h i p m e n t , o r r e c e i v e s a n d is r e s p o n s i b l e f o r in c o m i n g s h i p ­
m e n ts of m e r c h a n d is e o r o th e r m a t e r i a ls .
S h ip p in g w o r k i n v o l v e s ; A k n o w le d g e of s h ip p in g
p r o c e d u r e s , p r a c t i c e s , r o u t e s , a v a i l a b l e m e a n s of t r a n s p o r t a t i o n , a n d r a t e ; a n d p r e p a r i n g r e c ­
o r d s o f t h e g o o d s s h ip p e d , m a k i n g u p b i l l s of l a d i n g , p o s ti n g w e ig h t a n d s h ip p in g c h a r g e s , a n d
k e e p in g a f i l e o f s h ip p in g r e c o r d s . M a y d i r e c t o r a s s i s t in p r e p a r i n g t h e m e r c h a n d i s e f o r s h i p ­
m e n t.
R e c e iv i n g w o r k i n v o l v e s : V e r if y i n g o r d i r e c t i n g o t h e r s in v e r i f y i n g t h e c o r r e c t n e s s o f
s h ip m e n ts a g a in s t b ills of la d in g , in v o ic e s , o r o th e r r e c o r d s ; c h e c k in g f o r s h o r ta g e s an d r e j e c ti n g
d a m a g e d g o o d s ; r o u t i n g m e r c h a n d i s e o r m a t e r i a l s to p r o p e r d e p a r t m e n t s ; a n d m a i n t a i n i n g n e c e s ­
s a r y r e c o r d s a n d f ile s .

(S w e e p e r; c h a rw o m a n ; j a n i t r e s s )
F o r w a g e s tu d y p u r p o s e s ,
C l e a n s a n d k e e p s in a n o r d e r l y c o n d it i o n f a c t o r y w o r k i n g a r e a s a n d w a s h r o o m s , o r
p r e m i s e s of a n 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 l i s h m e n t . D u t i e s in v o lv e
a c o m b i n a ti o n o f t h e f o ll o w i n g : S w e e p in g , m o p p in g o r s c r u b b i n g , a n d p o l is h in g f l o o r s ; r e m o v i n g
c h i p s , t r a s h , a n d o t h e r r e f u s e ; d u s ti n g e q u ip m e n t, f u r n i t u r e , o r f i x t u r e s ; p o l is h in g m e t a l f i x t u r e s
o r t r i m m i n g s ; p r o v id i n g s u p p l i e s a n d m i n o r m a i n t e n a n c e s e r v i c e s ; a n d c le a n i n g l a v a t o r i e s , s h o w ­
e r s , a n d r e s t r o o m s . W o r k e r s w h o s p e c i a l i z e in w in d o w w a s h i n g a r e e x c l u d e d .
LA BORER,

A w o r k e r e m p l o y e d in a w a r e h o u s e , m a n u f a c t u r i n g p l a n t , s t o r e , o r o t h e r e s t a b l i s h m e n t
w h o s e d u t ie s in v o lv e o n e o r m o r e o f t h e f o ll o w i n g : L o a d in g a n d u n l o a d i n g v a r i o u s m a t e r i a l s a n d
m e r c h a n d i s e o n o r f r o m f r e i g h t c a r s , t r u c k s , o r o t h e r t r a n s p o r t i n g d e v i c e s ; u n p a c k in g , s h e lv i n g ,
o r p l a c i n g m a t e r i a l s o r m e r c h a n d i s e in p r o p e r s t o r a g e l o c a t io n ; a n d t r a n s p o r t i n g m a t e r i a l s o r
m e r c h a n d i s e b y h a n d t r u c k , c a r , o r w h e e l b a r r o w . L o n g s h o r e m e n , w h o l o a d a n d u n lo a d s h ip s a r e
e x c lu d e d .

c le r k

D r i v e s a t r u c k w i t h in a c i t y o r i n d u s t r i a l a r e a to t r a n s p o r t m a t e r i a l s , m e r c h a n d i s e ,
e q u ip m e n t, o r m e n b e tw e e n v a r i o u s t y p e s o f e s t a b l i s h m e n t s s u c h a s : M a n u f a c tu r i n g p l a n t s , f r e i g h t
d e p o t s , w a r e h o u s e s , w h o l e s a l e a n d r e t a i l e s t a b l i s h m e n t s , o r b e tw e e n r e t a i l e s t a b l i s h m e n t s a n d
c u s t o m e r s ' h o u s e s o r p l a c e s o f b u s i n e s s . M a y a l s o l o a d o r u n lo a d t r u c k w i t h o r w ith o u t h e l p e r s ,
m a k e m i n o r m e c h a n i c a l r e p a i r s , a n d k e e p t r u c k in g o o d w o r k i n g o r d e r .
D r iv e r - s a l e s m e n and
o v e r - t h e - r o a d d r iv e r s a r e e x c lu d e d .
F o r w a g e s tu d y p u r p o s e s , t r u c k d r i v e r s a r e c l a s s i f i e d b y s i z e a n d ty p e o f e q u ip m e n t,
a s f o ll o w s :
( T r a c t o r - t r a i l e r s h o u ld b e r a t e d o n t h e b a s i s of t r a i l e r c a p a c i ty . )

F IL L E R

( O r d e r p i c k e r ; s to c k s e l e c t o r ; w a r e h o u s e

s to c k m a n )

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 f i n i s 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 i s e in a c c o r d ­
a n c e w ith s p e c i f i c a t i o n s o n s a l e s s l i p s , c u s t o m e r s ' o r d e r s , o r o t h e r i n s t r u c t i o n s . M a y , i n a d d it i o n
to f il li n g o r d e r s a n d i n d ic a ti n g i t e m s f i l l e d o r o m i t t e d , k e e p r e c o r d s o f o u tg o in g o r d e r s , r e q u i ­
s i t i o n a d d i t i o n a l s to c k o r r e p o r t s h o r t s u p p l i e s to s u p e r v i s o r , a n d p e r f o r m o t h e r r e l a t e d d u t i e s .

T ru c k d riv e r
T ru c k d riv e r,
T ru c k d riv e r,
T ru c k d riv e r,
T ru c k d riv e r,

TRUCKER,
PACKER,

c l a s s i f i e d a s f o llo w s :

T R U C K D R IV E R

M A T E R IA L H A N D L IN G

( L o a d e r a n d u n l o a d e r ; h a n d l e r a n d s t a c k e r ; s h e l v e r ; t r u c k e r ; s to c k m a n o r s to c k h e l p e r ; w a r e ­
h o u s e m a n o r w a r e h o u s e h e lp e r )

ORDER

R e c e iv i n g c l e r k
S h ip p in g c l e r k
S h ip p in g a n d r e c e i v i n g

w o rk e rs a re

(c o m b in a tio n of s iz e s l is te d s e p a r a te ly )
lig h t ( u n d e r lV2 to n s )
m e d i u m (IV 2 to a n d in c l u d i n g 4 to n s )
h e a v y ( o v e r 4 t o n s , t r a i l e r ty p e )
h e a v y ( o v e r 4 t o n s , o t h e r t h a n t r a i l e r ty p e )

POW ER

S H IP P IN G

P r e p a r e s f i n i s h e d p r o d u c t s f o r s h ip m e n t o r s t o r a g e b y p l a c i n g t h e m in s h ip p i n g c o n ­
t a i n e r s , t h e s p e c i f i c o p e r a t i o n s p e r f o r m e d b e in g d e p e n d e n t u p o n t h e t y p e , s i z e , a n d n u m b e r o f
u n i ts to b e p a c k e d , t h e ty p e o f c o n t a i n e r e m p l o y e d , a n d m e t h o d o f s h ip m e n t. W o rk r e q u i r e s t h e
p l a c i n g o f i t e m s in s h ip p in g c o n t a i n e r s a n d m a y in v o lv e o n e o r m o r e of t h e f o ll o w i n g : K n o w l­
e d g e o f v a r i o u s i t e m s o f s t o c k in o r d e r t o v e r i f y c o n te n t ; s e l e c t i o n o f a p p r o p r i a t e ty p e a n d s i z e
of c o n t a i n e r ; i n s e r t i n g e n c l o s u r e s in c o n t a i n e r ; 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 i a l to p r e v e n t
b r e a k a g e o r d a m a g e ; c lo s i n g a n d s e a l i n g c o n t a i n e r ; a n d a p p ly in g l a b e l s o r e n t e r i n g id e n t i f y i n g
d a ta o n c o n t a i n e r . P a c k e r s 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 .




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m a n u a l ly 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
m a t e r i a 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 f a c tu r in g p la n t, o r o th e r

F o r w a g e s tu d y p u r p o s e s , w o r k e r s a r e c l a s s i f i e d b y ty p e o f t r u c k , a s f o llo w s :
T ru c k er,
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p o w e r ( f o r k li f t)
p o w e r ( o t h e r t h a n f o r k l if t )




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torn eys,
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t r a c e r s , jo b a n a ly sts,
d ir e c t o r s of p e rs o n n e l, m a n a g ers of o ffice
s e r v i c e s , b u y e r s , and c l e r i c a l e m p l o y e e s .
O r d e r a s B L S B u l l e t i n 161 7 , N a t i o 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 i n i s t r a t i v e , T e c h n i c a l , a nd C l e r i c a l P a y , J u n e 19 6 8 .
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R o c h e s t e r , N .Y . (o ffice o c c u p a t i o n s only ),
J u l y 1 9 6 9 ___________________________________________________
R o c k f o r d , 111., M a y 1 9 6 9 ---------------------------------------------------S t. L o u i s , M o . —111., M a r . 19 6 9 1__________________________
S a l t L a k e C i t y , U t a h , D e c . 1 9 6 8 __________________________
S a n A n t o n i o , T e x . , J u n e 196 9 1 ___________________________
S an B e r n a r d i n o — iv e r sid e— n ta r io , C a lif.,
R
O
O c t . 1 9 6 8 1 __________________________________________________
S a n D i e g o , C a l i f . , N o v . 1 9 6 8 ---------------------------------------------S a n F r a n c i s c c r - O a k l a n d , C a l i f . , O c t . 1 9 6 8 ________________
S a n J o s e , C a l i f . , S e p t . 1 9 6 8 _______________________________
S a v a n n a h , G a . , M a y 1 9 6 9 __________________________________
S c r a n t o n , P a . , J u l y 1 9 6 9 __________________________________
S e a t t l e —E v e r e t t , W a s h . , N o v . 1 9 6 8 1 _____________________
S i o u x F a l l s , S. D a k . , S e p t . 1 9 6 9 __________________________
S o u t h B e n d , I n d . , M a r . 1 9 6 9 _______________________________
S pokane, W ash ., Ju n e
1 9 6 9 ____________________________
S y r a c u s e , N .Y .,
Ju ly
1 9 6 9 _____________________________
T a m p a —S t . P e t e r s b u r g , F l a . , A u g . 1 9 6 9 1_______________
T o l e d o , O h i o — i c h . , F e b . 196 9 1 _________________________
M
T r e n t o n , N . J . , O c t . 1 9 6 8 1 ________________________________
U t i c a —R o m e , N . Y . , J u l y 1 9 6 9 _____________________________
W a s h i n g t o n , D . C . —M d . —V a . , S e p t . 1 9 6 8 __________________
W a t e r b u r y , C o n n . , M a r . 1 9 6 9 _____________________________
W a te r lo o , Iow a,
Nov.
1 9 6 8 1 ___________________________
W ich ita, K a n s .,
Dec.
1 9 6 8 ____________________________
W o r c e s t e r , M a s s . , M a y 1 9 6 9 ______________________________
Y o r k , P a . , F e b . 1 9 6 9 ----------------------------------------------------------Y o u n g s t o w n - W a r r e n , O h i o , N o v . 1 9 6 8 ___________________

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1625-64,
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1625-21,
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1625-55,
1625-81,
1660-13,
1660-7,
1625-57,
1625-18,
1660-1,
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1625-50,
1625-31,
1625-41,
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