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Area Wage Survey
Chicago, Illinois, Metropolitan Area, May 1976
Bulletin 1900-32
U.S. Department of Labor
Bureau of Labor Statistics




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Preface
This bulletin p r o v i d e s r e s u lts o f a M ay 1976
s u r v e y o f o c cu p a t io n a l earn ing s in the C h ic a g o ,
I llin o is , Standard M e tr o p o lit a n Sta tistic a l A r e a (Cook,
D u P a ge, Kane, L a k e , M c H e n r y , and W il l Cou n ties).
The s u r v e y was m a d e as part o f the B ureau of L a b o r
S t a t is t ic s ' annual a r e a w a g e su r v e y p r o g r a m , which
is d e s ig n e d to y ield data f o r in dividual m e t ro p o lita n
a r e a s as w e ll as national and r e g io n a l est im a te s fo r
all Standard M e tr o p o lit a n S t atistical A r e a s in the
United States, ex clu din g A l a s k a and Hawaii.
A m a j o r c o n s id e r a t i o n in the a r e a w ag e
s u r v e y p r o g r a m is the need to d e s c r i b e the l e v e l and
m o v e m e n t o f w a g e s in a v a r ie ty o f la b o r m a r k e t s ,
th rough the a n a lys is o f (1) the l e v e l and distribu tion
o f w a g e s b y o c c u p a t io n , and (2) the m o v e m e n t o f
w a g e s by o c c u p a t io n a l c a t e g o r y and s k ill l e v e l . The
p r o g r a m d e v e lo p s in f o r m a t io n that m a y be u sed fo r
many p u r p o s e s , in cluding w ag e and sa la ry a d m in ­
is tr a tio n , c o l l e c t i v e b a rg a in in g , and a s s i s t a n c e in
det e rm in in g plant lo c a t io n .
S u rvey r e su lts a ls o ar e
u sed by the U.S. D epartm ent o f L a b o r to m a k e w age
det e rm in a tio n s under the S e r v i c e
Con tract A c t
o f 1965.
C u r re n tly , 81 a r e a s a r e included in the p r o ­
gram .
(See lis t o f a r e a s on in side b a c k c o v e r . )
In
each a r e a , oc c u p a t io n a l earn ing s data ar e c o ll e c t e d
annually.
In form a tion on estab lis h m en t p r a c t i c e s
and su p p le m e n ta r y w ag e b en efits is obtained e v e r y
th ir d y e a r .




E a ch y e a r after all individual a r e a w age
s u r v e y s have been c o m p le t e d , tw o s u m m a r y bulletins
a r e is su e d .
The f i r s t b r in g s to g e th e r data f o r each
m e t ro p o lita n a r e a s u r v e y e d ; the se c o n d p r e s e n t s
national and r e g io n a l e s t im a t e s , p r o j e c t e d f r o m
individual m e t r o p o lita n a r e a data.
The C h icag o s u r v e y w as con du cted by the
B u r e a u 's r e g io n a l o f f i c e in C h ic a g o , 111., under the
g e n e r a l d ir e c t io n o f L o i s L. O r r , A s s is ta n t R e g io n a l
C o m m i s s i o n e r f o r O p e r a tio n s .
The s u r v e y could not
have been a c c o m p l i s h e d without the c o o p e r a t i o n o f
the m a ny f i r m s w h o s e w age and s a la r y data p r o v id e d
the b a s i s f o r the st a t is t ica l in fo rm a t io n in this
bulletin .
The Bu reau w is h e s to e x p r e s s s i n c e r e
a p p r e c ia tio n f o r the c o o p e r a t io n r e c e i v e d .

Note:
R e p o r t s on o c cu p a t io n a l earn ing s in the
C h icag o a r e a a r e a v a ilab le f o r c o n t r a c t cleanin g
s e r v i c e s (July 1974), w o m e n 's and m i s s e s ' d r e s s e s
(August 1974), m i s c e l l a n e o u s p l a s t i c s
p r o d u c ts
( S ep tem b er 1974), f a b r i c a t e d s t ru c tu ra l s teel ( N o v ­
e m b e r 1974), and la undry and d r y clean in g (M ay
1976) in d u s tr ie s .
A l s o a v a ilab le ar e lis tin g s o f
union w ag e r a te s f o r building t r a d e s , prin tin g t r a d e s ,
l o c a l - t r a n s i t operatin g e m p l o y e e s , l o c a l t r u c k d r i v e r s
and h e l p e r s , and g r o c e r y s t o r e e m p l o y e e s .
Free
c o p i e s o f th ese a r e av ailab le f r o m the B u r e a u 's
r e g io n a l o f f i c e s .
(See b a ck c o v e r f o r a d d r e s s e s .)

A rea W age Survey:

Bulletin 1900-32

September 1976

Chicago, Illinois,
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, W. J. Usery, Jr., Secretary
BUREAU OF LABOR STATISTICS, Julius Shiskin, Commissioner

Metropolitan Area
M ay 1976

Contents

Page

Page

I n t r o d u c t i o n ____________________________________ ____ _

2

T a b les— Continued
A.

T a b les :
A.

Ea rn in gs:
A -l.
W eek ly earnin gs o f o f f i c e
w o r k e r s _____________________________ 3
A - l a . W eek ly earnin gs o f o f f ic e
w o r k e r s — r g e e s t a b lis h m e n t s____ 7
la
A -2.
W e e k ly earnin gs o f p r o f e s s i o n a l
and t e c h n ic a l w o r k e r s _____________ 10
A -2 a .

A -3.

A -3a.

A -4 .

A -4a.

A -5.

W e e k ly earnings of p r o fe ssio n a l
and t e c h n i c a l w o r k e r s —l a r g e

e s t a b l i s h m e n t s _____________________ 12
A v e r a g e w eek ly earnin gs o f o f f i c e ,
p r o f e s s i o n a l , and te c h n ic a l
w o r k e r s , by s e x ___________________ 14
A v e r a g e w e e k ly earn ings o f o f f i c e ,
p r o f e s s i o n a l , and te c h n ic a l
w o r k e r s , by sex— r g e
la
e s t a b l i s h m e n t s _____________________ 16
H o u rly earn ings o f m ain ten an ce,
t o o l r o o m , and pow erplant
w o r k e r s _____________________________ 18
H ou rly earn ing s o f m a in ten an ce,
t o o l r o o m , and powerplant
w o r k e r s — a r g e es t a b lis h m e n t s ____20
l
H o u r ly earn ing s o f m a t e r ia l
m o v e m e n t and cu s tod ia l
w o r k e r s ______________________________21




Earn in gs— Continued
A - 5 a . H ou rly earn ing s o f m a t e r ia l
m o v em en t and c u s to d ia l
w ork ers— rge
la
e s t a b l i s h m e n t s ____________________
A -6.
A v e r a g e h ourly earn ings o f
m a in ten a n ce, t o o l r o o m ,
pow erp la n t, m a t e r ia l
m o v e m e n t , and cu s tod ia l
w o r k e r s , by s e x __________________
A - 6 a . A v e r a g e h ou r ly earnin gs o f
m a in ten a n ce, t o o l r o o m ,
pow erp lan t, m a t e r ia l
m o v e m e n t, and c u s tod ia l
w o r k e r s , by sex— r g e
la
e s t a b l i s h m e n t s ____________________
A -l.
P e r c e n t i n c r e a s e s in a v e r a g e
h ou r ly earn ings f o r s e l e c t e d
o c cu p a t io n a l g r o u p s , adjusted
f o r em p loym en t sh ifts_____________

Appendix A .
Appendix B.

23

25

27

28

S cope and method o f s u r v e y ________ 29
O cc u p a tion a l d e s c r i p t i o n s _________ 33

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Introduction
(c) m a in ten an ce, t o o l r o o m , and p ow erp lan t, and (d)
m a t e r i a l m o v e m e n t and c u stodia l.
In the 31 la r g e s t
s u r v e y a r e a s , tables A - l a through A - 6 a p r o v id e
s i m i l a r data f o r esta b lis h m en ts em p loyin g 500 w o r k ­
ers or m ore.

This a r e a is 1 o f 84 in w hich the U.S.
D epartm ent of L a b o r ' s Bureau of L ab or Statistic s
c ondu cts su r v e y s of o c cu p a tion a l earn ing s and r e ­
lated ben efits.
In this a r e a , data w e r e obtain ed by
a com bin a tion of p e r s o n a l v is it , m a il q u estion n a ir e,
and telephone in terview .
R e p r e se n ta tiv e e s t a b lis h ­
m en ts within six b r o a d in du stry d iv is io n s w e r e c o n ­
ta cted:
M anufacturin g; tran sp ortation, c o m m u n i c a ­
tion,
and oth er public u tilities; w h o l e s a l e tr a d e;
r e ta il trade; fin an ce, in su r a n ce , and r e a l estate;
and s e r v i c e s .
M a jo r in dustry groups e x c lu d e d f r o m
th ese studies ar e g o v e r n m e n t o p er a tion s and the
c o n s t r u c t io n and e x t r a c t iv e in d u str ies .
E s t a b lis h ­
m en ts having f e w e r than a p r e s c r i b e d n u m ber of
w o r k e r s a r e om itted b e c a u s e o f in su ffic ien t e m p l o y ­
m en t in the oc cu p ation s studied.
Sep arate ta bu la­
tions a r e p r o v id e d f o r e a c h of the b r o a d in du stry
d iv is io n s w hich m e e t pu b lica tion c r it e r i a .

Table A - 7 p r o v i d e s p e r c e n t changes in a v ­
e r a g e h ourly e arn in g s of o f f ic e c l e r i c a l w o r k e r s ,
e l e c t r o n i c data p r o c e s s i n g w o r k e r s , in d u stria l
nurses,
s k ille d m a in ten an ce tr a d es w o r k e r s , and
u n s k illed plant w o r k e r s .
W h ere p o s s i b l e , data are
p r e s e n t e d f o r all in d u s tr ie s , m a nu factu ring, and
n onm anufacturin g.
This table p r o v i d e s a m e a s u r e of
w age tren ds a f t e r elim in a tion of cha nges in a v e r a g e
earn in g s c a u sed by e m p lo y m e n t shifts am ong e s t a b ­
lis h m e n ts as w e ll as tu r n o v e r of e st a b lis h m e n t s in ­
clud ed in s u r v e y s a m p l e s .
F o r fu r t h e r d etails , see
appendix A.
A p p en d ix es

A - s e r i e s ta bles
A p p e n d ix A d e s c r i b e s the m ethod s and c o n ­
c e p ts u sed in the a r e a wage s u r v e y p r o g r a m and
p r o v i d e s in f o r m a t io n on the s c o p e o f the su rvey .

T a b le s A - 1 through A - 6 p r o v id e estim a tes
o f s t r a ig h t - t im e w eek ly o r h o u r ly earnin gs f o r w o r k ­
e r s in oc cu p a tion s c o m m o n to a v a r ie t y of manu­
fa c tu r in g and nonm anufacturin g in du stries.
O ccupa­
tions w e r e s e l e c t e d f r o m the follow in g c a t e g o r i e s :
(a) O f f ic e c l e r i c a l , (b) p r o f e s s i o n a l and tech n ical,

A pp endix B p r o v i d e s job d e s c r i p t i o n s u sed
by Bureau f ie ld e c o n o m i s t s to c l a s s i f y w o r k e r s by
occu pation .

2

A. Earnings
Table A-1. Weekly earnings of office workers in Chicago, III., May 1976
Weekly earnings 1
_____ igy*
_______________
O c c u p a t i o n a n d in d u s t r y division

Number
of
workers

Average
weekly
hours1
(standard)

N u m b e r of w o r k e r s rece iv in g st ra ig ht -t im e w e e k l y ea r n i n g s of-S

$
80

Mean 2

Median 2

Middle range2

$
90

$

$

S
10 0

n o

12 0

S

$
13 0

14 0

S
15 0

$
16 0

$

$
17 0

18 0

$
200

S
220

$
240

S

s
260

280

$
300

J
32 0

340

f ----360

and
under

380
and

90

ALL

-------------------------------- 2 3 , 1 0 1
------------------------- 1 0 , 0 8 0
n m a n u f a c t u r i n g --------------------- 1 3 , 0 2 1
1,499
P U B L I C U T I L I T I E S -----------------2, 13 8
w h ol esa le
trade
------------------1,956
R E T A I L T R A D E ----------------------4,423
fi na nce
------------ ----------------3,005
S E R V I C E S -----------------------------

38.5
39.0
38.0
39.0
38.0
39.5
38.0
36.5

$
196.00
196.00
196.00
2 4 0 . Q0
200.00
195.50
183.00
190.50

$
190.00
190.00
190.00
248.50
195.00
195.00
180.00
185.00

$
$
168.00-217.50
170.00-214.50
167.0C-220.00
203.50-273.50
172.50-220.50
169.00-220.00
160.00-202.50
161.00-217.50

C L A S S A ---------------n u f a c t u r i n g ------------------------n m a n u f a c t u r i n g --------------------P U B L I C U T I L I T I E S -----------------W H O L E S A L E t r a d e ------------------R E T A I L T R A D E ----------------------F I N A N C E -----------------------------S E R V I C E S -----------------------------

1,930
834
1,096
167
189
247
271
222

38.5
38.5
38.5
39.5
38.5
39.0
38.0
38.0

240.50
245.50
236.50
271.50
237.00
231.50
225.00
229.50

235.00
240.00
234.00
264.50
235.00
236.00
219.50
221.00

213.00-265.00
218.50-278.50
211.00-254.50
242.50-305.00
220.50-252.00
210.00-252.00
208.00-242.50
207.00-245.00

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

5,749
2,195
3,554
382
577
687
1,182
726

38.5
39.0
38.0
39.0
38.5
39.5
38.0
37.0

210.00
210.50
210.00
253.50
209.00
208.00
200.00
204.50

207.00
207.00
207.00
261.50
207.00
209.00
200.00
201.50

185.00-230.00
186.50-226.00
184.00-231.00
222.50-272.00
1 7 5 . 0C— 2 3 5 . 0 0
189.50-229.00
182.00-215.00
178.50-230.00

S E C R E T A R I E S , C L A S S C -------- ------M A N U F A C T U R I N G ------------------------n o n m a n u f a c t u r i n g -------------------P U B L I C U T I L I T I E S -----------------wh o l e s a l e
tr a d e
----- ------------r e t a i l
tr ad e
----------------------fi n a n c e
------------------------------S E R V I C E S -----------------------------

7,722
3,763
3,959
603
694
214
1,721
727

38.5
39.0
38.0
39.0
38.5
39.5
38.0
37.5

193.50
193.00
194.00
244.50
201.50
181.00
180.00
181.50

187.50
187.50
188.00
249.00
197.50
179.50
178.50
173.00

SECRETARIES,

C L A S S D ---------------a n u f a c t u r i n g
------------------------o n m a n u f a c t u r i n g --------------------P U B L I C U T I L I T I E S -----------------W H O L E S A L E t r a d e — ---------------R E T A I L T R A D E -----------------------f i n a n c e
------------------------------S E R V I C E S -----------------------------

6,604
2,798
3,806
347
678
342
1,109
1.330

38.0
39.0
37.0
38.0
37.0
39.0
37.5
36.0

175.00
174.00
175.50
202.00
180.00
164.50
161.50
181.50

, g e n e r a l ---------------------------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G --------------------P U B L I C U T I L I T I E S -----------------W H O L E S A L E t r a d e ------------------fi n a n c e
------------------------------S E R V I C E S -----------------------------

1,816
652
1,164
289
166
291
389

38.5
39.0
38.0
40.0
39.0
37.5
36.5

171.50
165.00
175.00
232.00
158.00
148.30
163.00

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

SECRETARIES*
ma
n o

m
n

n o

12 0

13 0

14 0

150

16 0

17 0

180

200

220

240

260

280

300

320

340

360

380

over

-

-

46
20
26
3
23
-

281
137
144
5
22
72
45

546
146
400
9
33
54
175
129

1200
396
804
11
126
78
362
227

1667
705
962
50
41
158
453
260

2311
1024
1287
63
203
205
485
33 1

2723
1347
1376
72
265
135
569
335

5097
2466
2631
132
516
414
1037
532

3807
1679
2128
168
380
395
735
450

2213
843
1370
178
304
281
292
315

1458
479
979
259
114
155
165
286

824
388
436
254
61
40
23
58

545
282
263
158
50
10
13
32

269
13 4
135
92
26
5
8
4

67
19
48
40
7
1
-

27
13
14
9
3
•
1
1

6
1
5
2
3
•
-

4
1
3
2
1
.
•

-

-

1
1
1
-

1
1
1
-

43
29
14
-

181
ei
10 0
4
12
29
35
20

330
112
218
9
6
30
98
75

446
186
260
23
78
54
49
56

338
98
240
45
40
80
48
27

195
114
81
13
9
28
13
18

169
11 9
50
10
3
5
11
21

15 4
80
74
49
12
5
7
1

19
3
16
13
2
1
-

6
3
3
2
1

4
1
3
3
-

3
1
2
1
1
•

-

-

20
10
10
8
1
1
-

2
•

1
•

2
2
-

1
1
-

WORKERS

s e cr eta rie s
n o

100

s t e n o g r a p h e r s

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

-

-

10
10
10
-

•
-

.
-

-

-

-

_
•
•

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

3

40
7
33
21
2
10
“

-

-

.
-

24
20
4
-

-

50
20
30
1
1
28

95
41
54
21
6
24
3

16 0
62
98
2
5
16
49
26

289
80
209
62
30
49
68

461
141
320
9
76
35
128
72

1299
522
777
31
103
155
330
15 8

1451
637
814
48
106
190
350
114

884
276
608
52
89
18 0
16 o
127

443
166
277
30
31
62
70
84

296
86
210
124
32
9
10
35

168
75
93
43
35
3
1
11

80
43
37
27
9
1
-

26
16
10
5
5
-

-

-

169.00-210.00
170.00-207.00
167.00-213.00
218.50-275.00
186.00-217.50
167.00-200.00
161.50-195.50
157.50-203.00

•
-

•
-

598
267
331
4

561
258
32.3
92
61
6
63
81

415
147
268
156
43
“
47
22

245
15 0
95
78
12
5

17 7
84
93
82
10
1
-

3

-

-

1251
612
639
79
18 2
52
233
93

22
22
22

-

1924
1044
880
44
223
49
467
97

31
11
20
1?

-

1059
549
510
22
63
43
276
106

172.00
172.00
171.00
183.00
179.50
162.00
157.50
178.00

153.00-190.5o
157.00-189.00
150.00-194.30
165.00-251.50
160.00-198.00
149.50-179.00
144.00-175.00
155.00-201.50

.
-

.
-

80
33
47
39
8
•
-

-

-

26
1
25
23
2
-

4
4
4
-

-

222
41
181
28
153

-

-

163.00
162.00
163.50
235.50
155.00
149.00
162.00

145.00-186.00
143.00-177.50
1A S . 0 0 - 1 9 8 . 0 0
229.50-249.00
140.00-170.00
132.50-161.00
148.00-176.50

-

28
-

7
-

_

-

83
6

77
77

28
28
-

7
7

-

-

-

-

2
2
2
*

24
24
11
13

112
36
76
2

33 1
145
186
-

7

7

7
67
-

4
106
69

13
191
116

949
460
489
11
59
40
257
122

10
10
10

44
20
24
3
21
*

233
117
116
5
22
57
32

360
90
270
9
31
30
99
101

719
210
509
11
98
31
214
155

793
353
440
44
29
66
183
118

909
423
486
52
82
57
157
13 8

1036
566
470
41
105
50
11 7
157

1354
646
708
53
17 8
39
181
257

596
216
378
32
84
44
50
16 6

218
60
138
11
56
-

-

24

-

24
20

40
29
11
-

85
30
55
38
14

314
113
201
1
51
74
75

22 1
79
142
6
46
48
41

274
123
15 1
12
19
53
67

197
84
113
9
28
6
67

16 9
67
102
13
15
26
47

93
38
55
16
2

4
3

115
37
78
1
5
22
41

166
46
12 0
119
-

-

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




11
-

3

34

20
51

«
-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

1
1
1
-

-

•
-

-

-

-

-

•
-

•
-

•
-

•
-

-

-

•
-

-

-

-

Table A-1. Weekly earnings of office workers in Chicago, III., May 1976— Continued
Weekly earnings 1
(standard)
O c c u p a t i o n a n d i n d u s t r y division

Number
of
workers

Average
weekly
hours1
(standard)

N um ber o f w o r k e r s r e c e iv in g s t r a ig h t-t im e w e e k ly ea rn in g s o f—
80

Mean 2

Median 2

Middle range2

S

s

S

90

100

n o

s
12 0

S

$
13 0

14 0

S
150

S

S

$
16 0

17 0

18 0

S
200

S

S
220

240

S

S
26q

28o

S
300

$

S
320

34o

$
360

and
u nd er

380

and
120

13 0

14 0

15 0

16 0

17 0

180

200

220

24o

260

280

300

320

340

22
7
15
13
2

145
21
124
9
99
16

280
106
174
10
136
26

324
93
231
45
100
84

413
113
300
“
70
118
109

329
11 1
218
7
57
82
57

496
139
357
20
117
100
n o

264
129
135
28
54

272
146
126
40
57
29

157
111
46
32
12
2

89
39
50
44
6
-

27
2
25
22
3
-

3
-

1
1
1
-

“

4
2
2
2
-

8
“
8
8

38
12
26
21

58
15
43
23

133
17
116
10 0

240
96
144
77

18 0
51
129
95

122
38
84
25

70
37
33
21

103
22
81
39

19
9
10
1

12
11
1

14
1
13
“

2
2
-

n o

90
ALL

$

S

10 0

-

-

-

-

-

360

380

over

*

-

-

-

-

WORKERS—

co n t i n u e d

2r826
1,019
1,807
197
440
650
480

38.5
38.5
38.0
39.5
39.0
38.0
37.0

$
184.50
193.00
179.50
242.00
188.50
157.50
175.50

187.00
172.00
243.00
185.00
155.50
170.50

$
$
157.50-207.00
161.50-226.50
155.50-195.00
215.00-266.00
162.00-205.00
144.00-170.00
158.00-192.00

T R A N S C R I B I N G - M A C H I N E T Y P I S T S -------------------------------m a n u f a c t u r i n g
n o n m a n u f a c t u r i n g
--------------------f i n a n c e
-------------------------------

1,001
309
692
410

38.0
38.0
38.0
38.0

156.Q0
158.00
155.00
148.00

150.50
152.00
150.00
145.00

140.00-168.00
140.00-171.00
138.00-168.00
136.00-160.00

-

.
-

-

-

138.00-174.50
147.00-175.50
136.00-172.50
141.00-178.00
142.50-181.00
129.00-152.00
144.00-189.50

-

o

s e n i o r

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

in

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

STENOGRAPHERS,

----------------------------------------------—
o n m a n u f a c t u r i n g --------------- ----wh o l e s a l e
tr ad e
------------------R E T A I L T R A D E -----------------------f i n a n c e
------------ -----------------S E R V I C E S -----------------------------

3,714
1,514
2,200
306
285
977
535

38.5
39.0
38.0
39.5
39.5
38.0
36.5

T Y P I S T S , c l a s s b ------------------------M A N U F A C T U R I N G ------------------------n o n m a n u f a c t u r i n g --------------------P U B L I C U T I L I T I E S ------------------

4,727
1,537
3,190

38.5
39.0
38.0

142.00
148.00
139.00

135.00
140.00
133.00

121.00-154.00
126.00-163.00
121.00-150.00

177

3 9 .5

1 8 4 .0 0

1 7 1 .5 0

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

----------------------------r e ta il
trade
-----------------------------------fi na nce
—
—
— —
— —
S E R V I C E S ------------ --------------------------------

620
414
1,570
409

39.5
39.5
37.5
36.5

146.50
144.00
128.00
144.00

143.00
135.00
126.50
144.00

130.00-163.00
120.00-174.00
116.50-138.00
126.50-161.50

-

A -----------------------------------------------------------------n m a n u f a c t u r i n g ------------------------------F I N A N C E ----------------------------------------------

822
141
681
482

38.5
39.0
38.5
38.0

148.50
151.00
147.50
136.50

146.00
150.00
143.00
137.00

129.00-159.00
130.50-163.00
126.00-159.00
123.00-151.00

.

17

-

-

t y p i s t s , cl as s
a
m a n u f a c t u r i n g
n

w h o l e s a l e

FILE

CLERKS,

tr ad e

CLASS

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

161.00
166.50
157.00
162.50
161.50
141.Q0
168.00

155.50
161.50
150.00
155.00
160.00
138.50
166.00

-

38.5
38.5
38.5
39.5
38.0
37.0

134.00
129.00
135.50
151.00
123.00
134.50

126.50
125.00
126.50
154.50
123.00
139.00

114.00-149.00
110.50-144.00
115.00-150.00
125.00-178.00
112.50-130.00
115.00-150.00

25
25

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

1,938
305
1,633
275
176
1,090

38.5
39.0
38.0
39.5
38.5
38.0

119.50
125.50
118.50
123.50
109.50
113.50

115.00
122.00
114.00
125.00
101.50
110.00

105.00-128.00
107.00-134.00
105.00-126.00
114.00-128.50
93.00-120.50
104.00-123.00

24
24
-

m e s s e n g e r s --------------- -----------------m a n u f a c t u r i n g
-------------------------

2,524
764
1,760
182
18 8
15 0
821
419

38.5
38.5
38.0
39.0
38.5
39.5
38.0
37.5

132.50
140.00
129.50
178.50
132.50
125.00
120.50
126.00

125.00
137.00
122.00
173.00
121.00
120.00
119.50
121.00

114.00-146.00
120.00-154.00
110.00-140.00
152.00-197.50
115.00-157.00
112.00-130.50
107.00-130.00
112.50-135.00

10
10
-

-

-

•

17
17

272
66
206
30
160
12

221
56
165
44
82
33

194
43
151
55
65
14

217

501
59
442
27
25
389

343
20
323
60
23
238

434
75
359
134
19
203

202
66
136
35
15
67

62
18
44
2
5
20

29

344
31
313
2
27

486
115
371
5
39
37
194
96

487
129
358
4
28
52
169
105

333

210
104
106
9
17
8
51
21

22
185
77

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




-

-

95

-

-

54
28

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

81
74
8
66
36

43
13
30
6

31
10
21
8
69
11
58
30
2
-

168
54
114
82

541
108
433
27
381
13

89
14
75
8
62
5

6

34
31
1
16

287
97
19 0
15
82
74
11
8

6
6
6

131
6
125
81

438
64
374
39
285
31

80
13 2

-

27
11
16
16

115
14
101
93

278
34
244
40
187
15

4

-

105

58

95
53
42
11
24
6

213

*

82

25

95
16
79
79

4

144
18 9
8
10
19
90
62

_
-

-

13

49
4
45
37

-

-

-

4

51
8
43
43

-

-

1
-

-

972
238
734

44

28

-

-

-

204
97
107

108
109
434
79

*

-

263
67
196

31
59
345

*

33

412
156
256
32
69
17
93
45

12
15
81
5

-

43

632
206
426
32
98
40
162
94

-

-

1
-

898
303
595
1
123
52
382
37

93

-

33
3
30
-

566
87
479

11 3

-

5
5
-

428
255
173
33
35
38

-

2o6

-

75
52
23
19
-

464
276
188
15
28
77
57

28
-

-

85
38
47
2
-

525
226
299
77
29
137
46

33

2
2
-

171
92
79
2
16
6

538
182
356
39
46
198
70

-

-

417
157
260
49
68
18
115

561
134
427
64
36
257
70

13
2

-

_
-

283
56
227
6
26
165
30

103
28
75
•
1
68
6

-

2,476
517
1,959
436
1,190
153

N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G --------------------P U B L I C U T I L I T I E S -----------------W H O L E S A L E T R A D F ------------------R E T A I L T R A D E ----------------------fi n a n c e
------------------------------S E R V I C E S -----------------------------

61

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

FILE

-

25
10
15

45

3
3
-

n
33

85
25

60
13
2
29

63

204
31
173
147
2
*

21
3

10
6
2
2

6
6

-

“

16

7

10

9

2

3

1

4

4

-

-

-

“

-

12
~

3

9
”

2
*

3

1
*

*

*

“

17

13
1
12
“

-

*
“
*

“
-

-

*

“

-

-

-

-

-

~

*

*
-

17

2
27
2
5
20

57
10
47
15
2
10

21
10
11
-

1
“
1

-

”

133
50
83
12
24

2

29
4
25
25
-

37
23

32
13

92
41
51
30
5
3
13

26
21

4

104
42
62
44
10
3
1

n
n
“

*

167
51
11 6
32
20

10
”

5
*

1

l

1

l
-

“
'

"

•

10
10
•

2
2
-

1
1
-

*

-

*

6
6
-

7
7

-

-

-

*
-

-

-

-

”
In
8
2
2
-

-

-

*

*

-

-

-

4

32
17
15
2
11

4

-

*

*

”

*

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

1
1
1
-

-

-

-

3
-

3
3

-

'

'

Table A-1. Weekly earnings of office workers in Chicago, III., May 1976— Continued
Weekly earnings 1
(standard)
O c c u p a t i o n a n d i n d u s t r y division

Number
of
workeis

Average
weekly
Ho u r 1
[standard)

N u m b e r of w o r k e r s receiving Bt ra ight-time w e e k l y e a r n i n g s of—

Median *

Middle ranged

¥

S

T

$

S

S

S

S

1

n o

12 0

130

14 0

150

160

170

180

200

22o

240

260

280

300

320

34»

360

1 ---380

10 0

n o

12 0

130

140

15 0

160

170

18 0

200

220

240

260

2 8 0 - -Mfl

3?Q.

340

360

380

over

56
22
34
6
15

84
17
67
18
21

81
27
54
18
15

45
10
35
1
1

.

•

-

-

-

*

-

*

•

*

15
9
6
3
*

5
5
-

-

74
49
25
3
12

5
3
2
-

-

133
54
79
49
22

18
13
5
-

-

89
46
43
16
14

.

-

26
9
17
5
10

.

•
-

3
3
2
1

•

•
-

*

*

228
228
16

137
4
133
31

144
7
137
48

109
11
98
26

80
13
67
13

136
46
90
12

32
11
21
6

48
6
42
13

36
11
25
3

34
8
26
-

27
l
26
-

3
3
-

1
1
-

-

-

•

-

-

$

S

S

S

S

and
under
90

ALL

S

S

10 0

80
Mean *

S

$

90

$

S

and

WORKERS—

co n t i n u e d

sw i t c h b o a r o

, c l a s s A ----------------------------n g
---------------------

o p e r a t o r s

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

FINANCE
se r v i c e s
sw i t c h b o a r 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

RETAIL

, c l a s s b ----------------------------n g
-------------------------------------------

o p e r a t o r s

tr ad e

S E R V I C E S -------- ------ ---------- —
-r e c e p t i o n i s t s m a n u f a c t u r i n g
--- —
---------------n o n m a n u f a c t u r i n g --------------------W H O L E S A L E T R A D E -------------------

sw i t c h b o a r d

o p e r a t o r

634
259
375
12 1
111

38.0
38.5
37.5
37.5
36.5

1,269
118
1,151
207

38.5
38.0
38.5
39.5

$
166.50
164.50
168.00
157.50
157.50

503

38.0

138.50
170.50
135.00
134.00
139.50
113.00

2,415
1,166
1,249
536

39.0
39.0
38.5
39.0

153.50
154.50
152.50
152.00

159.50
155.00
168.00
149.00
159.00

$
$
144.00-183.00
141.50-178.50
145.00-183.00
1&2.50-172.50
141.00-172.50

130.00
168.50
124.50
132.00

llO.00-159.50
159.50-178.50
110.00-152.00
118.50-145.50

40
-

78
-

40
-

78
22

136
136
17

110.00

103.00-115.00

40

56

99

188

54

25

-

28

13

-

-

~

-

-

-

-

-

*

*

150.00
151.00
147.00
153.00

135.00-163.00
137.00-168.00
133.00-160.00
136.0C-167.50

•
-

-

30
5
25
-

146
79
67
10

266
97
169
69

402
157
245
129

366
178
188
48

486
260
226
105

223
14 1
82
45

157
87
70
45

181
74
107
77

66
52
14
4

36
31
5
2

2
2
2

25
5
20
-

26
26
•

-

3
•
3
-

«
•
-

•
-

-

38

25

58

55

59

9

11

9

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

135
39
96
18

129
17
112
55

309
93
216
140

423
197
226
17 1

406
201
205
178

335
175
16 0
152

236
114
122
122

206
169
37
34

33o
166
164
128

286
132
154
154

114
55
59
50

125
30
95
95

47
47
47

14
14
11

22
•
22
22

•
-

«
•

*

•

15
15
9
6

18
18
1
4
13

92
92
29
22
20
21

156
50
106
32
26
35
13

414
161
253
33
83
101
36

636
288
348
1
74
64
164
45

942
398
544
16
171
110
211
36

630
297
333
24
44
71
151
43

1226
528
698
45
135
167
165
18 6

66 1
370
291
38
78
35
113
27

386
225
16 1
7
39
16
18
81

287
167
12 0
64
49
3
4

313
109
204
168
34
-

262
93
169
14 0
29
-

19
10
9
7
2
-

-

2

-

-

274
4
270
1
7
34
198
30

289
48
241
2
22
68
108
41

938
305
633
10
107
241
21 1
64

1216
533
683
17
142
174
248
102

1471
515
956
50
35 1
18 8
209
158

1259
399
860
63
278
156
225
138

788
418
370
38
105
76
99
52

565
295
270
30
105
44
66
25

992
519
473
29
30 1
90
29
24

286
114
172
15
111
36
1
9

18 0
119
61
14
19
28
-

62
24
38
24
10
4
-

96
19
77
75
2
•
-

122
1
121
121
-

1
1
1
-

-

-

-

-

-

-

“

42
40
2

50
21
29

51
12
39

53
21
32

57
57

34
13
21

36
25
11

87
54
33

10
-

-

-

-

-

10

-

9
9

29
29

69
18
51

74
20
54

76
13
63

44
31
13

104
58
46

82
40
42

27
20
2

46
25
21

5
2
3

_

264

38.0

143.50

140.00

134.00-154.00

-

-----------------------------m a n u f a c t u r i n g ------------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G --------------------w h ol esa le
t r a d e -------------------

3,179
1,392
1,787
1,395

39.0
39.5
38.5
38.5

162.50
163.00
162.Q0
171.00

154.50
157.50
146.00
158.00

132.00-185.00
137.50-184.50
127.00-191.00
135.00-200.50

2
2
-

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

6,057
2,696
3,361
510
758
598
982
513

38.5
39.0
38.5
40.0
39.0
39.5
37.5
36.5

190.00
193.00
188.00
253.00
185.50
170.00
170.50
181.00

180.00
183.00
178.50
271.00
175.00
168.00
167.00
184.00

161.00-210.00
165.00-214.00
160.00-206.00
232.00-281.50
160.00-206.00
153.00-187.00
156.00-182.00
159.5C-196.00

A C C O U N T I N G C L E R K S , C L A S S B ----------M A N U F A C T U R I N G ------------------------n o n m a n u f a c t u r i n g
--------------------P U B L I C U T I L I T I F S -----------------w h ol esa le
T R A D E ------------------R E T A I L T R A D E -----------------------F I N A N C E ------------------------------S E R V I C E S -----------------------------

8,564
3,313
5,251
490
1,569
1,145
1,402
645

38.5
39.0
38.5
40.0
39.5
39.0
37.5
37.5

156.50
160.50
154.50
215.50
160.00
147.00
137.00
145.00

150.00
155.00
146.00
207.50
152.00
140.00
137.00
145.00

135.00-172.00
139.00-177.00
132.00-166.50
153.50-271.50
140.00-185.00
127.00-158.00
121.00-153.00
133.50-155.50

BOOKKEEPING-MACHINE OPFRATORS,
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
---------------------

420
186
234

38.5
38.0
38.5

165.50
164.00
166.50

165.00
156.00
165.00

1 4 2 . 0 0 - 1 9 7 . bO
137.50-200.00
145.00-177.00

BOOKKEEPING-MACHINE OPERATORS,
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 ---------------------

645
312
333

39.0
39.0
39.0

157.50
156.50
158.50

156.50
160.00
152.00

135.00-179.00
102.00-180.00
138.00-176.00

SERVICES
ORDER

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

CLERKS

60
4
56
18
36

_
-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

25

-

-

-

25

-

-

-

9
6
8
2

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

80
R0

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




5

-

•

-

-

-

-

-

•
-

*

*

-

•
-

-

-

-

-

-

•
-

•
-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

*

•

*

*

-

-

-

-

•

-

-

•
-

Table A-1. Weekly earnings of office workers in Chicago, III., May 1976— Continued
Weekly earnings 1
(standard)
O ccu p a tion and in d u s tr y d iv is io n

Number
of
workers

Average
weekly
hours1
(standard)

N um ber o f w o r k e r s r e c e iv in g s t r a ig h t-t im e w e e k ly ea rn in gs of—
S
80

Mean *

Median *

Middle ranged

s

$
90

$

S

100

no

I

$

I
120

130

140

$
150

S
160

S
170

S
180

S
200

S

i

220

240

260

280

$

$

$
300

320

340

$
360

and
u nd er

380
and

90

100

110

no

130

140

150

160

170

180

200

220

24q

260

280

300

320

340

360

380

over

-

•
•
-

•
-

•
•
-

-

.
•

•
•
-

•
-

.
-

-

-

-

-

-r
-

•
•

•
•
-

ALL WORKERS—
co n tin u ed

3 9 . 5 1 9 6 .0 0
3 9 . 5 1 7 1 .0 0
39.5 203.50
4 0 . 0 2 6 6 .0 0

$
1 8 9 .0 0
1 7 5 .0 0
1 9 1 .0 0
277.00

1 5 2 .00 -2 48 .50
140 .00 -1 95 .00
156 .00 -2 77 .00
2 7 7 .00 -2 93 .50

-

*

2 ,149
1 ,2 3 6
913
156
197

38.5
39.0
38.5
39.5
38.5

1 81 .0 0
1 8 1 .5 0
18 0 .5 0
233.00
18 7 .5 0

1 7 5 .0 0
1 7 7 .0 0
17 1 .5 0
234.00
1 9 9 .0 0

150 .00 -2 02 .00
152 .00 -1 99 .00
1 5 0 .00 -2 07 .00
1 9 4 .50 -2 77 .50
1 6 7 .00 -2 10 .00

-

-

192

36.0

1 6 5 .5 0

16 1 .0 0

150 .00 -1 79 .50

-

-

i

-

-

B I K E R S -----------------------------------------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING -------------------------------------P U B LI C U T I L I T I E S ---------------------------------

603
133
<►
70
191

PAYROLL CLERKS --------------------------------------------------MANUFACTURING --------------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ------------------------------------PU B LIC U T I L I T I E S --------------------------------WHOLESALE TRADF -----------------------------------

b il l i n g - m achine
m anu factur ing

3
3

13
13
*

27
27
“

45
14
31
-

54
39
15
*

49
49
*

54
54
3

26
22
4
*
“

119
32
87
27

46
20
26

7
6
1
1

12
12
12

83
•
83
83

65
65
65

3
3

17
4
13
-

68
14
54
5
41

176
110
66
15

160
89
71
11
10

264
160
104
10
11

211
117
94
12
22

403
293
no
9
27

256
128
128
20
80

145
84
61
20
15
14

75
46
29
19
-

51
25
26
24
2

56
26
30
29
1

1
•
1
1

4

8

21

13
8

263
140
123
1
9
45
16
52

36

L9
21

12

10

9

10

-

5
5
•

48
29
19
6

232
53
179
48
28

522
172
350
82
14

728
351
377
18
56
40

666
334
332
21
98
36

499
224
275
43
47
26

711
312
399
116
73

303
99
204
103
63
25

50
31
19
10
7
1

256
100
156
138
17
-

3

30

55

62

49

42

11

1

1

559
139
420
2
130

602
198
404
9
93

710
327
383
31
138

405
216
189
13
49

257
164
93
16
12

351
178
173
40
74

295
106
189
71
11

65
45
20

20
8
12

8

73
7
66
52
14

2

KEYPUNCH OPERATORS, CLASS A ----------------MANUFACTURING --------------------------------------------n o n m a n u f a c t u r i n g -------------------------------------P U B LI C U T I L I T I E S --------------------------------w h o l e s a l e TRADE ----------------------------------R E T A I L TRADF -------------------------------------------

4 ,0 5 2
1 ,7 2 8
2,324
457
492
244

39.0
39.0
38.5
40.0
3 8.5
39.0

1 7 3 .5 0
1 7 4 .5 0
1 7 2 .5 0
2 0 9 .5 0
1 7 1 . Q0
1 6 9 . Q0

1 6 6 .0 0
1 6 5 .0 0
1 6 6 .5 0
203.00
1 6 6 .5 0
1 6 9 .0 0

152 .50 -1 87 .00
155 .00 -1 88 .50
150 .00 -1 86 .50
185 .0C -24 2.0 0
146 .50 -1 85 .00
153 .50 -1 87 .00

-

SE RV IC ES -----------------------------------------------------

254

39.0

1 6 7 .0 0

1 6 6 .0 0

1 5 5 .50 -1 74 .00

-

-

-

KEYPUNCH OPERATORS, CLASS B ----------------MANUFACTURING --------------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ------------------------------------P U B L IC U T I L I T I E S --------------------------------WHOLESALE TRADF -----------------------------------

3,858
1 ,4 6 7
2 ,3 9 1
234
612

38.5
39.0
3 8.5
3 9.5
39.0

1 5 8 .5 0
1 6 4 .0 0
1 5 5 .5 0
200.00
1 5 6 .5 0

1 5 2 .0 0
1 5 9 .0 0
1 4 9 .5 0
201.50
1 5 0 .0 0

1 3 7 .00 -1 72 .00
147 .50 -1 79 .50
131 .00 -1 66 .00
171 .50 -2 08 .00
131 .0C -16 4.0 0

•
-

-

33

-

4

152
30
122
-

8
25
-

336
41
295
71

23

64

-

-

20
16
4

12
7
5

4

4

-

•
-

1
-

•
•
•

•
-

-

-

-

-

-

-

.
-

•

-

12

•
•
•

-

•
•
-

•
-

44

371

37.0

1 5 8 .0 0

1 4 8 .0 0

1 3 9 .50 -1 70 .50

-

-

1

16

34

45

113

41

26

21

2

63

9

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

TA B U LA T IN G -M A C H IN E OPERATORS,
CLASS A ------------------------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING -------------------------------

181
102

39.0
38.5

2 3 9 .5 0
236.00

2 1 7 .5 0
207.50

1 8 5 .00 -2 93 .50
1 7 5 . 0 0 - 2 8 5 . CO

*

-

“

*

-

-

*

2

6
-

35
29

17
6

32
24

8

5

16
1

5
-

5

26
20

•
-

-

5

24
7

5

2

- m a c h i n e OPERATORS,
CLASS B ------------------------------------------------------n o n m a n u f a c t u r i n g --------------------------------------

207
188

3 9 .0
39.0

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

201.50
203.00

1 8 2 .50 -2 16 .50
1 8 2 .50 -2 16 .50

-

-

“
"

*

-

3
3

11
11

10
1

11
10

14
14

39
35

69
69

2
1

•
-

-

•
-

TA B U L A T IN G -M A C H IN E OPERATORS,
CLASS C ------------------------------------------------------------------

103

39.0

1 7 3 .0 0

1 6 1 .0 0

1 48 .00-186.50

7

22

14

17

12

14

11

3

-

ta b u l a tin g

See footnotes at end of tables.




6

-

7

34

7

-

5

33

6

1

2

3

-

-

Table A-1a. Weekly earnings of office workers—large establishments in Chicago, III., May 1976
Weekly earnings 1
(standard)
O c c u p a t i o n a n d i n d u s t r y division

Number
of
workeis

Average
weekly
hours1
(standard)

N u m b e r of w o r k e r s re ceiving st ra ight-time w e e k l y e a r n in gs of—
S
80

Mean 2

Median 2

Middle range2

$

$
10 0

S

$
120

n o

I

s
13 0

14 0

$

S
15 0

160

$
17 0

$

$
18 o

200

s
220

5
240

$
260

S
280

S

S
300

320

340

$
360

and
under

380
and

n o

120

13 0

140

15 0

16 0

17 0

18 0

200

220

240

260

260

300

320

34 0

360

380

ove r

“

6
6
3
3
*

54
11
43
22
20
1

253
64
189
6
2
54
106
21

601
237
364
8
2
78
215
61

968
466
502
29
4
158
247
64

1295
663
632
45
9
19 7
288
93

1570
954
616
60
5
123
312
116

2953
1629
1324
96
55
392
58 1
200

2303
1115
1188
15 7
11 0
387
37 1
163

1342
528
814
17 0
74
273
187
110

943
34 1
60?
257
61
151
85
48

585
251
334
226
37
40
19
12

439
237
202
133
45
10
11
3

212
10 0
112
89
14
5
3
l

67
19
48
40
7
1
-

2S
13
13
9
3
•

6
1
5
2
3
•
•

4
1
3
2
1
•

-

90
ALL

S
" 90

-

-

-

-

-

“
“

-

-

1

i

-

.
-

5
2
3
3

7
5
2
2

52
15
37
1
29

133
52
81
9
30

207
56
15 1
23
46

228
63
165
45
80

98
41
57
13
28
XJ

109
79
30
10
5
11

126
65
61
49
5

19
3
16
13
1

5
3
2
•
-

4
1
.3
-

3
1
2
1

.
-

2
2
1
1

17
11
6
6
-

10 6
62

729
341
388
22
133
17 3
46

553
173
38 0

295
113
182
30
58
56
24

244
79
165
121
9
6
7

144
75
69
34
3
-

60
24
36
27
•
•

26
16
10
5
-

19
10
9
8
•

2
-

1

30
11
3

194
104
90
9
31
29
21

935
440
49S

-

.
-

2
2
•
.

1
1
•

2

-

-

-

-

-

636
353
283
19
5
35
187
37

1 12 4
668
456
41
18

784
393
391
79
69

311

1
1
1
_
.

•
•

14 7

22
22
•
•

_
_
.

44

22
11
11
9
2

29?
56

165
79
86
76
10
•
•

22
-

49

19 0
112
78
63
12
•

-

-

-

-

•

.
.
-

•
•
•

•
.
•
•

.
.
•

-

-

-

-

-

•

•
•

-

-

-

-

-

100

WORKERS

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

13,626
6*630
6,996
1,329
432
1,894
2,448
893

39.0
39.0
39.0
39.0
40.0
39.5
38.5
38.5

$
200.50
198.50
202.00
243.50
233.50
195.50
183.50
191.00

$
$
$
193.00 17 0. 50 -2 23 .0 0
190.00 171.00-215.30
196.00 170.00-229.00
249.00 213.50-272.30
227.00 200.00-262.00
195.00 16 9.00-220.00
180.50 1 6 1. 00 -2 02 .0 0
190.00 168.00-213.00

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

998
386
612
164
23 1

39.0
39.5
39.0
39.5
39.0

252.50
269.00
247.50
273.00
234.00

246.00
260.00
243.00
265.00
240.00
*
*u o

224.50-286.50
231.5C-299.50
224.00-264.00
244.50-305.00
2 1 2 . 0 0 - 2 5 4 . UO

-

S E C R E T A R I E S , C L A S S B ---------------M A N U F A C T U R I N G ------------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G -------------------P U B L I C U T I L I T I E S -----------------R E T A I L T R A D E ----------------------F I N A N C E -----------------------------S F R v i c e s -----------------------------

3,404
1,500
1,904
353
657
574
197

39.0
39.0
39.0
39.0
39.5
38.C
38.0

218.00
214.00
220.50
255.00
209.00
208.50
212.00

210.50
207.50
214.00
262.09
209.00
207.00
208.00

1 9 ? . 0 r' - 2 3 b , 0 0
187.00-230.00
195.50-239.30
2 2 4 . 0 0 - 2 6 8 . JO
190.00-229.00
192.50-223.00
192.00-231.30

.
-

-

_
-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

77
52
25
2
16
5
2

S E C R E T A R I E S , C L A S S c ---------------M A N U F A C T U R I N G ------------------------nonmanufacturing -------------------P U B L I C U T I L I T I E S -----------------wholesale trade ------------------R E T A I L T R A D E ----------------------finance ------ ---------- -------- ---S E R V I C E S -----------------------------

4.916
2,543
2,373
568
224
' 19 8
1,101
232

39.0
39.0
39.(1
39.0
40.0
39.5
38.5
39.0

197.00
195.00
199.00
24^.00
221.50
180.50
177.50
190.00

189.00
187.00
1 9 1 . So
249.00
222.50
179.50
176.00
186.50

170.00-217.00
170.00-210.00
189.00-223.00
818.50-268.30
200.00-244,00
165.0C-200.00
161.00-192.00
167.00-209.50

-

2
2
-

61
9
52
2

219
109
11 0

385
228
15 7

-

-

“
“

7
-

-

-

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

3,212
1,711
1,501
244
342
512
358

39.0
39.5
38.5
39.f.
39.0
38.5
38.0

17S.50
177.50
173.00
205.00
164.50
160.50
174.50

172.00
175.no
167.00
186.5c
162.00
156.90
174.00

1 56.5r:-l 8 8 . 5 0
163.00-189.00
150.00-188.00
166.00-254.30
149.80-179.00
145.00-173.00
1 5 5 . 5 0 - 1 9 2 . „0

_
•
-

_
-

_
-

4

-

-

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

973
466
507
285

39.0
39.0
39.5
40.0

180.09
164.50
194.50
231.50

167.00
160.00
196.00
235.50

145.00-231.09
142.50-176.30
150.0C-237.50
229.50-248.30

-

-

U

-

-

S T E N O G R A P H E R S , s e ni o r — --------- -—
M A N U F A C T U R I N G ------------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G --------- ---------P U B L I C U T I L I T I E S -----------------W H O L E S A L E T R A O F ------------------F I N A N C E -----------------------------S E P V I C F S -----------------------------

1,350
562
7ee
158
198
171
229

39.0
39.5
38.5
39.5
39.5
39.0
37.5

193.50
204.Q0
186.00
245.00
193.50
149.00
168.50

188.09
214.50
174.50
253.50
192.00
148.00
162.00

157.50-227.50
172.00-236.00
154.00-212.00
220.50-266.00
174.50-212.00
135.50-158.90
153.00-183.90

-

-

-

-

T R A N S C R I R I N G - M - C H l N E T Y P I S T S — ----manufacturing ----------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING -— —
-----------fina nce ------------------------------

391
14 0
251
170

38.5
38.0
39.0
38.5

164.00
164.00
164.90
150.50

160.00
168.00
1 5 7 . CO
15C.5C

141.00-179.00
140.50-179.00
141.00-180.50
137.50-164.00

-

-

-

“

47
11
36
22
13
1

166
55
111
6
30
54
21

310
11 7
193
8
31
111
43

390
163
227
23
66
100
36

SOB
292
216
37
57
73
49

606
40 8
19 8
32
50
58
58

709
432
277
32
39
9n
95

272
130
142
21

49

6

4f)
29
11

60
29
31
-

83

104
59
45
6

10 9
73
36
12

82
56
26
9

56
33
23
13

5m

46
1

111
75
36
1

18 6
36
120
11 9

4

78
21
57
Q
4!}*
3

128
56
72
6
38
26

135
30
105
8
38
57

99
18
81

18 3
10 8

1 74
10 6
68

13
20
45

14 4
47
97
7
3d
14
26

14 9

2
2
«
2
“

22
7
15
13
2

19
12
7
7

22
5
17
15

50
17
33
30

47
15
32
29

56

52
18
34
25

49
32
17
17

i

”

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




47

2
13
112
26

-

-

“

44
18 0
102
45

2
4
86
18

*
*

-

-

48
190
191

43
-

-

-

-

44

7
-

4

4

-

1

i
i

555
275
280
8
9
40
18 ?
41

2
-

“
-

-

1

7

7

7

37

4

8
48
37

40
109

8
45
6
40
62
22
4n
9

Sc

4m

\c

33
21
1e

79
23
39
1

1

14
*
D
i

432
209
223
92
50
6
36
39

214
154
43
.

66
47
19
11
-

69
41
28
28
.

31
29
_

97

7
10

“

3

-

-

45
14
31
29
•

16
1
15
13
•
•

4

-

-

-

-

83
6

24
•

7
•

_

77
77

24
24

7
7

13 0
9)
40
29
11

8?
39
43

18
2
16
16

3

1

3
3

1
1

.

•
._
-

_

-

-

-

-

40

_

4
4

3

a

-

-

-

-

P

14
1
13
-

2
-

2
-

_
•

-

•

•

2
*

2
*

-

.

-

•

*

*

*

*

l
l

-

Table A-1a. Weekly earnings of office workers—large establishments in Chicago, III., May 1976— Continued
W eek ly earnings
(standard)

O c c u p a t i o n a n d in d u s t r y division

Number
of
workers

A vera ge
w eek ly
h ours1

(standard)

1

N u m b e r of w o r k e r s re ceiving s traig ht -t im e w e e k l y e a r n i n g s of—
$

M ean

*

M edian

*

M iddle ran ge*

t

J
80

90

10 0

S
n o

5
12 0

130

140

.
150

5

$
16 0

17 0

t

$
18 0

200

S
220

240

S

S
260

280

S
300

S

s
320

3*0

S
360

and
under

38o
and

90

lo o

110

12 0

130

14 0

150

160

17 0

180

200

220

240

260

280

-

-

89
28
61
1
54
6

171
47
124
26
81
15

224
64
160
36
107
15

289
112
177
39
105
22

293
107
186
29
113
15

230
108
122
28
41
27

212
111
10 1
35
30
13

208
65
143
68
18
18

125
82
43
16
2
11

60
38
22

75
52
23

5
5

-

-

a

-

-

282
70
212

404
138
266
1
44
178
18

299
93
206
26
40
90
20

164
73
91
14
17
37
6

94
38
56
10
11
15
4

n o
49
61
19
31
1
7

270
96
174
9
74
1
8

82
54
28
21

105
95
lo
6
2

27
11
16
16

3

•

_

•

•

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

7
3
-

in
10
-

9
9
"

2
2
-

3
3
-

1
1
-

li

7

2

1

-

.

•

11

7

2

1

3£fl_

over

320

34Q

?60

380

1

•
.

•

•

1

_

•
•
•

•
•
•

•

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

ALL W O R K E R S —
CONTINUED
T Y P I S T S , C L A S S A ------------------------M A N U F A C T U R I N G ------------------------nonmanufacturing --------------------R E T A I L T R A D E ----------------------F I N A N C E ------------------------------S E R V I C E S -----------------------------

2«0l0
822
1.188
278
556
152

38.5
38.5
38.5
39.5
38.0
37.5

$
164.00
171.50
1 5 9 . Q0
162.00
143.09
161.00

$
$
$
157.00 140.00-179.50
1 6 2 . 0 0 1 4 5 . 0 0 - 1 8 9 . SO
153.00 137.00-174.00
163.50 142.50-181.00
142.00 129.50-155.00
160.00 140.50-178.00

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

2.463
943
1.520
129
406
686
107

39.0
39.0
39.0
39.5
39.5
38.0
38.0

147.00
153.50
143.00
183.00
144.00
129.00
139.50

138.00
144.00
135.00
175.00
136.00
128.50
134.00

122.00-167.00
124.00-182.00
122.00-156.00
152.50-203.50
120.00-174.50
120.00-137.50
123.00-148.50

F I L E C L E R K S , C L A S S A ------------------nonmanufactuping ------ ------ -----F I N A N C E -------------------------------

475
407
339

38.5
38.5
38.0

151.00
150.00
137.00

146.00
144.00
140.00

128.50-162.50
128.50-159.00
123.00-152.00

-

F I L E C L E R K S , C L A S S 8 ------------------manufacturing ----------------------------------nonmanufacturing ---------------------

1.301
271
1.030

39.0
38.5
39.0

140.50
128.00
144.00

133.00
130.00
134.00

119.50-159.00
106.50-144.00
120.00-166.50

-

-

-

-

7
“
7
5
2

-

37
33
4

133
83
50

-

-

-

-

-

4

-

-

15
29
4

59
136
11

41
33
33

27
23
23

41
35
35

63
61
59

73
67
63

84
71
63

50
42
36

12
9
6

23
13
4

12
8

*

17
17
17

25
25
-

49
32
17

77
25
52
45

177
19
158
126

240
34
206

191
32
159

148
46
102
58

80
28
52

48
15
33

176
3
173
2

39
11
28

17
17

13
1
1?

232
17
215
25
187

200

145
38
107
15
87

79
21
58
15
43

17
10
7
5

9

10

12
10
2

1

1

3

1

1

l

3

-

-

-

-

-

*

~

3
2
1

32
10
22
2

1

7
5

“

“

-

-

-

-

18b
8
17 7
2
22
137

221
56
165

133
75
58
6
8
21
12

-

1

_

•

•

25
25

10
8
2
2

3

1
1

52
63
40

154
70
84
5
19
37
19

12 0
42
78
29

-

4

232
60
172
2
30
105
31

56
40
16

68
45
23

44

-

38.5

75

112.00
119.00
110.00

195.00-125.00
102.00-142.50
105.00-123.00
107.00-130.00
105.00-119.00

24

38.5
39.0
38.5

119.00
i L 1 V J \J
117.00
121.00
112.00

113.00

690
10 0
546

-

71
8
62

M E S S E N G E R S --------------------------------------------------------------M A N U F A C T U R I N G ----------------------------------------------nonmanufacturing --------------------------------------p u b l i c u t i l i t i e s ---------------------------------R E T A I L T P A D E -------------------------------------------F I N A N C E ------------------------------------------------------S E R V I C E S -------------------------------------------------------

1.396
446
950
17 0
143
434
127

39.0
39.0
39.0
39.5
39.5
38.0
39.0

136.50
145.00
132.50
181.00
125.50
115.50
131.00

128.00
140.00
123.00
173.00
120.00
113.00
126.00

113.50-152.00
124.50-160.50
110.00-148.00
157.5C-197.50
U2.OC-130.S0
1 0 4 . 0 0 - 1 2 4 . so
118.50-139.00

10
10

S W I T C H B O A R D 0 ° E R A T O R S , C L A S S A ----manufacturing ------------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U P I N G -------- --------—

394
201
193

39.0
39.0
39.C

172.50
166.00
178.50

1 6 4 . 0C
151.00
175.00

1 4 5 . 0 0 - 1 9 3 . SO
140.00-185.00
150.00-200.00

_
-

-

-

1

-

“

“

1

16
9
7

S W I T C H B O A R D o p er a t o r s , C L A S S B ----N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G --------------------R E T A I L T R A D E -----------------------S E R V I C E S -----------------------------

566
503
157
175

39.5
39.5
39.5
39.5

151.00
148.00
138.50
116.50

138.00
135.00
136.00
112.50

114.00-175.00
112.50-169.00
120.00-153.00
109.0C-120.00

.

6
6
6

86
86
17
69

75
75
16
59

62
58
15
32

61
54
30
8

45
40
26

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

374
228
146

39.0
39.5
39.0

156.50
162.50
147.50

151.00
157.50
138.50

138.50-168.00
146.50-172.50
124.50-155.50

24

28
2
26

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

744
412
332
209

39.5
39.0
40.0
40.0

162.00
164.50
158.50
116.50

152.00
156.50
131.00
110.00

127.00-189.00
140.00-188.00
106.53-194.00
102.00-129.00

64
28
36
36

CLASS

C -------------------

-

-

-

70
11
59
-

50
1

-

191
23
16 6

.

-

-

-

10
5

-

“

5

19

2

34

74
12
62
62

41

-

2
2

4

30
30

5

14

27
27

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




•

_

-

642

CLERKS,

-

453
110
343
4
109
195
29

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 ----- -----------------fina nce ---------------------------------------------------------

FILE

-

21
3
18

8

4

25

45
18
27
12
2
1

89
37
52

“

78
36
42
30
3

4
-

-

-

16
11
5
5

3
3

•

29
4

•

-

•

.

1

•
_

•

_
-

-

-

-

-

-

•

•

-

1

•

•

-

-

•

•
•

-

-

-

-

•

_
•

•

.
-

•

.

•

-

-

•

-

•

-

-

-

_

3
3
-

4

4

4

-

-

-

-

-

-

31
17
14

41
7
34

52
21
31

45

18
13
5

12
9
3

5
3
2

5

_
_

.

•

5

-

-

-

40
28
12

16
11
6

48
42
13

23
15
3

34
26

25
24

3
3

1
1

-

-

*

41
34
13
3

*

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

36
9
27

73
53
20

73
50
23

39
39

27
20
7

25
19
6

19
14
5

14
12
2

2

-

4

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

*

-

4

*

*

*

72
38
34
32

60
49
11
11

83
73
10
6

60
50
10

35
24
11
3

60
42
18

50
41

17
17

38
20
18

-

-

4

19
8

27
17

44

3
1

4

*

10
3s

9

-

-

•

-

-

_

_

-

-

_
.

•
•

2
47

-

-

6

1

-

.

-

47

-

-

-

-

6

1

-

-

-

Table A-1a. Weekly earnings of office workers-large establishments in Chicago, III., May 1976— Continued
N u m b e r of w o r k e r s receiving straig ht -t im e w e e k l y e a r n i n g s of—

O c c u p a t i o n a n d in d u s t r y division

Number
of
workers

Average
weekly
hours1
(standard)

S

$
80
Mean 2

Median 2

Middle range2

90

S

S

$

no

10 0

130

14 0

S
15 0

$
160

$

$

$
170

18o

200

$
220

$
240

$

$
26o

280

S

$

$
300

320

340

S
360

and
under

380
an d

90

ALL

S

$

$
12 0

10 0

no

-

-

-

-

-

*

104
11
93
2
2
61
16
12

402

-

6
6
6
-

44
44
1
2
39
6

12 0

130

140

15 0

160

17 0

18 0

200

220

240

260

280

300

320

340

360

380

over

i

18
18
6
12
-

76
29
47
4
19
19
5

205
96
109
6
39
51
13

254
102
152
1
8
45
82
16

443
172
271
16
8
93
139
15

381
178
203
24
4
63
98
14

592
278
314
45
13
143
83
30

333
185
148
38
37
23
40
10

154
13 0
24
7
5
8
4

187
109
78
62
13
3
-

251
109
142
11 8
22
-

228
87
141
134
7
•
-

6
•

•
-

-

•
•
-

-

-

2

-

-

-

-

-

502
175
327
47
39
132
73
36

346
175
171
35
19
76
27
14

319
188
13 1
24
27
44
20
16

528
309
219
23
SO
e6
11

169
106
63
12
19
36
1

132
88
49
14
2
28
-

52
24
28
24
4
-

94
19
75
75
•

61
-

1
-

292
10
24
156
77
25

607
264
343
7
42
137
122
35

582
201
38 1
29
42
136
117
57

61
61
-

1
1
.
.

•

•
-

•
•
-

•
•
.
-

WORKERS—

co n t i n u e d

$
198.00
200.50
195.50
250.00
214.00
173.00
168.00
175.50

$
$
$
185.00 165.00-225.00
192.00 16 8. 00 -2 28 .5 0
1 8 1 . GO 1 6 3 . 0 0 - 2 1 7 . 0 0
269.00 214.50-281.50
207.00 184.50-257.00
1 7 3 . GO 1 6 0 . 0 0 - 1 8 8 . 0 0
166.50 156.00-179.00
174.00 157.00-188.00

C L E R K S , C L A S S A ----------------------------------n m a n u f a c t u r i n g
--------------------P U B L I C U T I L I T I E S -----------------wh o l e s a l e
tr ad e
------------------R E T A I L T R A D E ----------------------fi na nce
------------------------------S E R V I C E S -----------------------------

3,129
1,475
1,654
449
129
443
524
109

39.0
38.5
39.0
40.0
39.5
39.5
37.5
38.0

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

3,949
1,670
2,279
365
303
936
470
205

39.0
38.5
39.0
40.0
40.0
39.5
38.0
37.5

163.00
167.50
159.50
214.00
161.50
149.50
142.50
145.50

153.50
163.00
149.50
207.50
162.00
145.00
140.00
145.50

1 3 6 . 0 0 - 1 8 0 . 5C
141.50-188.50
134.00-173.00
158.00-269.00
140.00-186.00
128.00-165.00
131.00-151.80
133.50-155.50

103

39.0

160.50

150.00

134.00-179.00

*

*

"

5

6

23

17

12

5

12

11

2

5

5

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

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

125

39.5

181.00

172.50

140.50-233.00

-

-

3

4

12

10

17

12

2

16

11

9

7

12

3

10

-

-

-

-

-

---------------------------— ----------------------------------------T R A D E -----------------------

1,011
550
461
228

39.0
39.0
39.5
39.5

184.00
189.50
178.00
156.50

180.00
185.00
170.00
150.00

1 5 0 . 0 r- - 2 1 1 . 5 0
157.00-216.00
147.50-201.00
138.00-176.50

-

-

14

80
50
30
18

78
32
46
29

111
52
59
45

81
36
45
27

87
45
42
13

169
101
68
35

136
63
51
11

103
79
29
6

35
26
9
-

26
11
15

1

•
•

•

•
•

.

“

51
14
37
33

36
2n
16

-

3
3
2

-

-

-

-

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

2,475
1,013
1,462
444
244
632

39.0
39.0
39.0
40.0
39.0
38.0

180.00
182.50
178.00
210.50
169.00
156.50

174.00
175.00
172.50
2 0 3 . CO
169.00
156.00

156.00-197.00
158.00-197.00
153.50-196.00
1 8 5 . 5 0 - 2 4 2 . CO
1 5 3 . 5 0 - 1 8 7 . U0
144.00-168.00

.
“

.
-

-

5
5
-

159

261
130
151
43
26
62

519
223
296
11 6
64
80

20
16
4
4

9
7
2
1

_

-

_

_

1

Jin
152
158
21
36
89

256
lor156
13 8

*

365
134
231
8
90
168

50
31
19

-

119
28
86

241
88
153
19
131

233

-

27
8
19
6
13

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

2,250
1,028
1,222
224
425
355

39.0
39.0
39.0
39.5
39.5
38.0

163.50
165.50
161.50
200.50
156.00
135.00

155.50
160.00
150.50
201.50
150.00
132.50

140.00-189.00
145.00-186.00
132.50-195.00
173.50-208.00
132.00-174.00
121.50-146.00

.

18
8
7

118
25
93

187
41
146

26
64

48
84

137
81
56
16
18
6

293
125
168
40
54
3

•

4

208
137
71
13
37
17

20
8
12

.

_

.
•

_

-

3
-

•
.
_
-

2

354
194
16 0
28
61
39

60
7
53

*

330
162
168
6
64
54

223
10 6
117
7i
44

-

299
89
16 0
2
66
86

•

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

TABULATING-MACHINE o p e r a t o r s .
C L A S S A ------------------------------------

127

39.5

258.00

250.00

198.00-305.5!)

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

2

6

in

17

12

8

15

5

16

5

5

26

-

-

TABULATTNG-MACHINE OPERATORS,
class
e -----------------------------------n o n m a n u f a c t u r i n g
— ------------------

135
125

39.5
39.5

213.50
212.50

203.00
203.00

178.50-261.00
177.00-261.00

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

3
3

11
11

1
1

11
10

10
10

19
15

33
30

-

-

7
5

34
33

7
6

?
1

-

-

-

-

ACCOUNTING

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

BOOKKEEPING-MACHINE OPERATORS,
C L A S S B -----------------------------------b i l l i n g

-m

PAYROLL

a c h i n e

bi l l e r s

CLERKS

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

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

RETAIL
KEYPUNCH

KEYPUNCH

O P E R A T O R S , C L A S S 6 --------------------------------m a n u f a c t u r i n g
N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G --------------------P U B L I C U T I L I T I E S -----------------r e ta il
T R A D E ----------------------fi n a n c e
-------------------------------

.
-

i

i

4

10
9

4

S e e footnotes at e n d of tables.




9

no

40

14 9
103
25

lo

6
4
2
-

1

1

56
45
11

48

-

Table A-2. Weekly earnings of professional and technical workers in Chicago, III., May 1976
W eek ly earnings 1
(standard)
Number
of
w ork en

N u m b e r of w o r k e r s

%

■
5

A v era g e
w eek ly
hours*
(standard'

$

%

receiving straig ht -t im e w e e k l y e a r n i n g s of -----

$

%

s

S

5

S

ALL

120

140

160

180

200

*220

240

*260

$ 280

*300

320

340

360

380

400

420

440

46 0

480

500

120

O c c u p a t i o n a n d in d u s t r y division

14 0

160

180

200

220

240

260

280

300

320

340

360

380

400

420

440

460

48 0

500

over

-

2

-

21

-

-

-

-

-

-

272
115
157
33
75

252
106
146
31
57

206
112
94
30
17

121
67
54
26
12

107
63
44
28
4

64
29
35
27
5

13
11
2
2
-

82
18
64
* 64

“

212
59
153
21
102

16
14
2
1

*

129
18
111
1
e6

81

90
30
60

112
8
104

14
8
6

•
-

8
5
3

*

-

1

“

*

-

-

8
4
4
3

-

11
6
5
5
-

-

42
8
2
3
6
39
6 ** 3 9
•

4

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

100
M ean *

M edian ^

M id d le range *

and
under

an d

WORKERS

$

$

$

$

372.00
385.50
363.50
4 2 1 . 5C
329.00

365.00
380.00
356.00
4 1 0 . OC
3 2 8 . 5n

336.00-400.50
348.50-409.00
322.50-3R8.00
368.00-458.00
305.0C-356.S0

38.5 330.50
38.5 337.50
38.5 32 6. 50
38.0 286.00
37.5 302.00

321.00
332.50
313.50
282.00
297.50

285.50-369.00
304.50-366.50
279.50-378.00
262.00-313.00
284.00-336.00

*

-

483
386

39.5
39.5

254.50
241.50

240.50
230.00

221.50-276.00
220.50-259.00

-

“
-

COMP UT ER P R OG RA MM ER S (BUSINESS),
C L A S S A ---------------------------------------M A N U F A C T U R I N G --------------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G ----------------------P U B L I C U T I L I T I E S -----------------W H O L E S A L E T R A D E ------------------fi n a n c e
------------------------------S E R V I C E S -----------------------------

1.343
639
704
11 9
139
269
58

38.5
38.5
38.5
38.5
38.5
37.5
38.5

3 1 8 . Q0
307.00
328.00
424.00
308.50
299.50
293.50

311.00
306.50
319.00
431.00
299.00
294.50
305.50

274.50-347.00
268.50-342.00
282.00-355.00
342.50-517.50
277.00-345.00
264.50-329.00
269.50-319.00

-

-

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

1,536
528
1,008
102
205
494
104

38.5
38.5
38.5
39.0
40.0
38.0
38.5

274.00
285.00
268.50
338.00
288.00
257.00
245.00

268.00
288.00
264.50
337.00
288.50
258.50
240.50

236.50-303.00
247.00-318.50
232.50-294.00
297.00-368.00
266.00-316.00
230.00-280.50
222.50-257.50

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

722
230
492
280

38.5
38.0
38.5
38.5

230.00
226.00
231.50
217.00

224.50
226.00
221.00
218.50

199.00-245.00
204.00-247.50
196.50-245.00
196.00-234.00

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

1.199
550
649
67
122
116

38.5
39.0
38.5
40.0
38.0
40.0

239.50
241.50
238.00
292.00
235.00
244.50

236.50
237.00
235.00
292.00
236.50
245.00

213.00-265.00
215.00-266.00
210.50-265.00
268.00-306.50
218.50-250.00
223.50-271.50

87

38.5

224.00

209.50

185.00-260.00

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

1,592
624
968
269
453

38.5
38.5
38.5
39.0
37.5

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

1,354
496
858
266
88

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

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

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

P U B L I C U T I L I T I E S -----------------F I N A N C E ------------------------------COMPUTER SYSTEMS ANALYSTS
( B U S I N E S S ) . C L A S S 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 ----------------------fi na nce

SERVICES

COMP UT ER P R OG RA MM ER S (BUSINFSS),
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

FINANCE

SERVICES

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

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

-

-

*

*

-

-

-

-

106
70
36
3
2

M
40
•
-

40
35

20
16

19
8

33
5

17
5

23
9

1
1

-

36
30
6

54
34
20

158
77
81
1
16
53
9

176
72
104
5
38
51
3

174
92
82
15
4
33
19

19 0
80
n o
7
19
45
7

157
83
74
8
26
11
5

114
51
63
8
14
18
2

31
13
18
6
1
3

94
62
32
20
6
5
-

22
11
11
7
4
-

-

-

-

-

2
2
2

2
12
6

140
77
63
1
15
33
5

-

124
17
107

*

34
6
28
2
20
1

11
56
21

238
83
155
6
87
27

269
86
183
6
23
92
33

227
61
166
8
32
112
9

238
78
16 0
15
54
84
4

150
66
84
4
39
26
9

103
43
6u
20
28
12

159
37
122
79

156
52
104
69

154
49
105
85

109
44
65
40

35
21
14
4

24
10
14
1

26
2
24
*

24
1
23
-

141
51
90
12
13

207
97
110

263
119
144
2
43
28
66
5

207
108
99
10
25
14
44
6

167
77
90
7
15
27
31

87
24
63
25
3
15
11
9

3 3

44

-

“

-

2
2
”

-

6
4
2

36
18
18

-

107
54
53
12
11

-

*

-

16 7
90
77
29
13

88
84

*

-

199
78
121
42
16

135
127

22
12
10
2

-

19 1
51
14 0
57
27

-

“

-

160
40
120
65
9

14

73
63

-

-

98
20
78
44
6

6
6
5

"

-

14
9
4

21

-

-

*

-

8
6

21

25
25

-

-

.
-

-

3
3

84
12
72
5
65

«

8
8

-

-

-

-

“

-

-

*

8
-

*

2
“

3
-

-

“
2

3
14
1

-

34

-

24
11

57

18

10

16
17
11
4

1
1

31

13
9
1

-

**

W o r k e r s w e r e d is trib u te d as fo llo w s :
W o r k e r s w e re d is trib u te d as fo llo w s :

53 at $ 5 0 0 to $ 5 2 0 ; 1 at $ 5 2 0 to $ 5 4 0 ; and 10 at $ 5 6 0 to $ 5 8 0 .
33 at $ 5 0 0 to $ 5 2 0 ; and 6 at $ 560 to $ 580.

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




10

-

23
8
15
5
2
4
-

21
7
14
in

14
10
4
4

9
3
6
6

-

-

-

-

13
1
12
12
.
-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

1
1

-

-

-

«P

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

•

•
•

-

-

-

-

-

-

8

1

2

-

-

-

-

-

-

•

-

.

-

-

-

-

•

-

8
-

1
-

2
-

•

-

•

-

•

-

-

-

-

-

-

2
2
-

4
1

2
2
•
•

-

•
•
-

3
3

-

-

•
•
•
-

-

•
-

•

T
-

•
-

3
'

*

-

1
1

-

-

'

'

Table A-2. Weekly earnings of professional and technical workers in Chicago, III., May 1976 — Continued
W e e k l y ea r n in g s

1

N u m b e r of w o r k e r s re ce iving straight-time w e e k l y e a r n i n g s o f --

(standard)
Num ber

O c c u p a t i o n a n d in d u s t r y division
w or k er s

$

A v e ra g e
w e e k ly

S
10 0

hours1
M ean

( s ta nd ar d)

*

M e di an

£

M id dle ranged

120

16 0

%

s

$

$
14 0

18 0

%

$

2 2 0

2 0 0

24 0

$

$
2 8 0

2 6 0

S

$
3 0 0

3 2 0

s

$
3 8 o

3 6 0

$

S

$
3 8 6

8 0 0

4 2 0

t

$
4 4 0

4 6 0

$
4 8 0

and
under
120

5 0 0

and
14 0

16 0

180

2 0 0

2 2 0

2 4 0

1 3 3

2 3 6

4 5 1

4 6 3

2 7 5

2 6 0

2 8 0

3 0 0

3 2 0

3 8 0

3 6 0

3 8 0

over

14

4 2 0

4 0 0

4 4 0

4 6 0

4 6 0

5 0 0

ALL W O R K E R S —
CONTINUED

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

1 . 7 8 6

3 8 .5

2 0 5 .5 0

2 0 2 .5 0

5 8 3

3 8 .5

2 0 9 .5 0

2 0 5 . 5 0

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

1 * 2 0 3

3 8 . 5

2 0 3 . 5 0

1 9 9 .5 0

C O M P U T E R O P E R A T O R S , C L A S S C --------M A N U F A C T U R I N G ------------------------n o n m a n u f a c t u r i n g -------------------re ta il
t r a d e ----------------------f i n a n c e . -----------------------------S E R V I C E S -----------------------------

2 0 7

4 0 .0

2 4 1 . 0 0

2 1 4 . 5 0

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

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

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

1

18

29

6 9

121

1 9 5

9 6

40

6

9

7

-

10

108

16 7

3 3 0

2 6 8

1 7 9

6 7

8 5

13

-

21

2 7

-

1
-

8
-

-

-

2 6 3

3 8 . 5

1 9 3 .0 0

1 9 1 .0 0

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

-

5

1 8 5

3 9 . 5

2 0 7 . 0 0

2 0 5 . 0 0

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

-

-

3 6 1

3 8 .0

1 9 2 .0 0

1 9 2 .0 0

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

-

1 8 7

3 8 .0

1 9 6 .0 0

1 8 8 .0 0

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

6 1 6

3 9 .0

1 7 6 .5 0

1 7 5 .0 0

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

1 7 3

3 9 .5

1 8 8 .0 0

1 8 3 .5 0

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

1 6 9 .0 0

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

4 4 3

3 8 .5

1 7 2 .5 0

6 6

3 9 .5

1 7 2 .0 0

1 7 4

3 8 .0

1 6 4 .5 0

1 6 7 .0 0

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

6 5

3 9 .0

1 6 3 .5 0

1 6 0 .0 0

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

1 * 9 2 5

3 9 .5

2 8 1 .0 0

2 7 2 . 0 0

1 * 0 9 4

4 0 . 0

2 8 0 .5 0

2 7 0 . 5 0

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

8 3 1

3 9 .5

2 8 1 .5 0

2 7 6 . 0 0

4 0 .0

2 7 9 .5 0

2 7 0 . 5 0

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

1 .7 7 7

3 9 .5

2 3 1 .0 0

2 2 7 . 0 0

3 9 .5

2 2 6 .5 0

2 2 2 . 5n

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

3 9 . 5

2 3 6 .5 0

2 3 0 . 0 0

4 0 .0

2 8 5 .0 0

2 9 9 .0 0

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

6 9 3

3 9 .5

2 3 2 .5 0

2 2 8 .0 0

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

8

91

27

30

25

1 0 3

5 3

38

6

-

2

4

80

37

38

3 7

10

12

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

13

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

8

13

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

1

7

1

1

4 8

141

5 9

5 8

6

4 7

41

2 7

2 5

18

6

1

5 6

12 7

1 6 6

140

8 7

21

9

5

2

2

•

6

28

33

5 3

3 4

11

1

3

2

2

1

50

9 9

1 3 3

8 7

5 3

10

8

2

20

11

9

2

7

4

1

1

25

35

6 7

4 5

1

-

3

26

2 7

7

2

.

-

10

17

9 4

2 6 7

3 1 1

3 9 0

2 5 5

2 1 4

13 8

77

5 4

5 4

2 6

9

7

2

-

-

-

10

12

5 9

16 9

171

22 1

15 7

8 9

6 8

3 3

2 2

39

-

-

5

35

9 8

14 0

1 6 9

98

1 2 5

70

4 4

32

15

26
•

9

-

.

7
-

2
-

-

*

*

5

33

8 8

1 1 2

1 4 5

7 9

60

5 8

3 7

30

15

-

-

-

1

1 1 6

3 2 4

3 0 8

3 5 6

2 1 1

2 4 2

131

68

-

.

•

•

•

12

-

-

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

67

7

4

a

2 3

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

9 7 2

2 2

4 6

1 4 0 . 5 0 - 1 9 1 . 0C

8 0 S

51

3

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

1 6 1 .0 0

1 0 7

-

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

6 5 8

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

7

8

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

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

—
—
«
■
•
-

-

1

77

1 9 9

1 6 6

2 0 8

1 0 9

13 8

4 8

21

-

39

1 2 5

1 4 2

1 5 2

1 0 2

1 0 4

8 3

4 7

9
5
4

-

-

-

6

8

5

4

30

3

4

7

-

*

3 9

1 1 2

1 2 9

1 3 6

8 8

9 8

51

20

-

-

-

•
-

•
•

•
-

80

6 6

•

8

1 9 4 .0 0

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

4 8 4

3 9 .5

1 9 3 .0 0

1 8 4 .0 0

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

3 5 9

3 9 .5

2 0 9 .0 0

2 0 8 . 5 0

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

8 4

4 0 .0

2 5 9 .5 0

2 5 6 . 0 0

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

-

2 1 0

3 9 .5

1 8 7 .0 0

1 7 9 .5 0

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

9

50

4 7

31

3

24

3

3

4 2

41

6 5

2

3

4 2

31

61

4
7

2

2

11

8 4 3

3 9 .5

1 9 9 .5 0

8 8

1 9 5

1 8 3

10 0

1 2 8

2 6

2 8

38

181

13 0

33

4 3

8 7

22

1

1

9

50

54

5 3

33

5 7

7 7

4

19

3

2

5

3

50

1

19

3

2 8

20

2 8

2 5

3

3 6

1 0 8

31

18

93

1

2

6

a

8

-

.

•

9

30

6

2

3

1

2

-

-

-

-

-

-

37

-

1 1 3

3 9 .5

1 6 7 .0 0

1 6 3 .0 0

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

16

34

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

4 6 4

3 9 .5

2 9 0 . Q0

2 8 3 .0 0

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

•

-

1 9 2

3 9 .5

2 4 7 .0 0

2 5 0 .0 0

2 2 0 . 0 0 - 2 6 4 . 0 0

-

1 1 8

3 9 .5

3 5 6 .5 0

3 4 7 .5 0

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

—

E L E C T R O N I C S T E C H N I C I A N S , C L A S S ANONMANUFACTURINGt
P U B L I C U T I L I T I E S ----------------

1 9 9

3 9 .5

3 2 9 .0 0

3 4 2 .0 0

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

1

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

2

8

-

11

75

-

-

6

8

8

-

-

-

—

-

-

-

-

5

5

2 6

2

18

7

16

9 3

1

2

6

8

8

-

-

-

-

11

75

-

-

6

8

8

-

-

-

•

•

.

.

.

3 4

2 3

3 9

3 2

90

24

_

1

1 1 6

3 9 .5

3 5 8 .0 0

3 4 7 . 5 0

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

E L E C T R O N I C ? T E C H N I C I A N S , C L A S S BM A N U F A C T U R I N G --------- --------------

2 4 2

3 9 .5

2 6 4 .5 0

2 7 7 .5 0

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

1 1 3

3 9 .5

2 4 4 .0 0

2 5 0 . 0 0

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

-

-

*

-

-

34

13

3 5

7

20

4

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

5 3 8

3 9 .5

2 3 1 .0 0

2 2 2 . 5 0

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

.

-

-

4 8

61

1 4 2

8 8

8 3

5 5

31

16

-

-

-

4 6

4 3

1 1 9

60

6 5

4 3

21

16

18

2 3

2 8

18

12

10

4 1 9

3 9 .5

2 2 9 .0 0

2 2 0 . 0 0

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

11 9

3 9 .0

2 3 8 .0 0

2 3 0 . 0 0

8

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

2

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




11

9

4

6
3

4

i

•

Table A-2a. Weekly earnings of professional and technical workers—large establishments
in Chicago, III., May 1976
W eek ly earnings
(standard)

Occupation and industry division

Number
of
w ork en

A vera ge
w eek ly
h ours1
(standard)

1

Number o f w orkers receiving straight-tim e weekly earnings Z)f-S

$

100
M ean 2

M edian 2

M id d le ran ge2

s

S
120

140

160

180

S
200

S
s
220
240

%

$
260

280

$

300

$
320

$

$
34o

360

380

400

420

440

460

$
480

and
under
120

500

and
260

280

300

320

340

360

380

400

420

440

1

3

-

-

8
-

1
1

3
3

6

42
2
40
5
33

92
18
74
1

244
113
131
33
61

198
83
115
31
45

172
93
79
30
17

76
30
46
26

91
5)
40
28
4

54
23
31
27
1

16
14
2
1
-

13
11
2
2
*

82
18
64
*64

64

189
52
137
21
99

6
6
5

14

84
10
74
44

142
38
104
57

161
49
112
53

160
73
87
34

125
67
58

73
33
40

21

8

70
34
36
3

70
30
40
-

90
30
60
-

112

14
9

1
1
-

-

63
63

119
111

88
b4

30
25

20
16

19
8

33
b

17
5

23
9

1
1

-

1
-

-

26
6
20

94
46
48
1
33

124
68
56
1
49

98
42
56

116
52

102
53

64

49

93
48
45

31
13
18
6

21
8
13

21
7
14

5

123
49
74
15

5

10

39

33

17

u

3

4

4

187
81
106
6
23
72

176
56
120
8
32
76

202
75
127
15
47
60

135
60
75

68

22
11
11

14
10

20

7

13
1
12
1?

6

4

4
-

9
3
6
6

39
26

91
31
60
20
28
12

-

-

-

5

"

-

-

-

24
10
14
1

26
2
24

24
1
23

8

1

2

-

•

-

-

-

-

-

8

1

2

-

-

-

-

-

-

"

-

-

-

-

85

33

43

?

2

-

22

4
1
3
3

160

180

200

220

“

140

-

-

-

"

-

-

-

240

460

480

500 over

ALL WORKERS
COMPUTER SYSTEMS ANALYSTS
( B U S I N E S S )* CLASS A ------------------MANUFACTURING ------------- ----------NONMANUFACTURING ------------ ------------------------P U B L IC U T I L I T I E S --------------------------------FI NAN CE ---------------------- --------------------------------

1*281
508
773
269
337

3 9 .0
39.0
3 9 .0
39.0
3 8 .0

$
3 7 7 .0 0
3 8 5 .0 0
3 7 2 .0 0
421.50
3 3 5 .5 0

$
$
$
3 6 6 .5 0 3 3 8 . 5 0 - 4 0 2 . 0 0
374.00 3 4 6 .0 0 -4 0 9 .0 0
3 5 9 .0 0 3 3 1 . 0 0 - 3 9 6 . 5 0
410.00 3 6 8 .0 0 -4 5 8 .0 0
3 3 3 .5 0 3 1 5 . 5 0 - 3 5 6 . so

COMPUTER SYSTEMS ANALYSTS
( B U S I N E S S ) , CLASS B ----------------------------------MANUFACTURING --------------------------------------------n o n m a n u f a c t u r i n g
------------------------------------f i n a n c e
----------------- -------------------------------------

1 .1 3 0
386
744
234

38.5
39.0
38.5
38.5

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

3 2 0 .0 0
3 2 8 .0 0
3 1 7 .0 0
280.50

284 .00 -3 82 .50
3 0 0 .00 -3 70 .00
278.50 -3 95 .00
260.00 -3 04 .50

“
-

-

427
340

3 9.5
39.5

2 6 0 .0 0
2 4 4 .5 0

242.50
232.00

2 28 .00 -2 84 .00
221.50 -2 59 .00

-

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

926
409
517
119
217

39.0
39.0
38.5
38.5
38.0

3 2 8 .0 0
3 2 0 .5 0
3 3 4 .5 0
424.00
2 9 4 .0 0

3 1 7 .0 0
3 1 4 .0 0
3 2 0 .0 0
431.00
286.00

277 .50 -3 62 .00
276 .50 -3 53 .00
279 .50 -3 62 .50
342 .50 -5 17 .50
264 .50 -3 17 .00

COMPUTER PROGRAMMERS ( B U S I N E S S ) ,
CLASS B -----------------------------------MANUFACTURING ------------------------NONMANUFACTURING -------- ----------------------------------P U B LI C U T I L I T I E S -------------------------------------R E T A I L TRADE -------------------------------------------------FINAN CE ----------------------------------------------------------------

1 ,1 5 9
456
703
102
198
364

38.5
38.5
39.0
39.0
40.0
38.0

2 8 0 .0 0
282.50
2 7 8 .5 0
3 3 8 .0 0
2 8 8 .0 0
2 5 9 .5 0

277.00
2 7 9 .5 0
2 7 6 .0 0
3 3 7 .0 0
2 9 1 .5 0
2 5 9 .0 0

244 .50 -3 08 .00
247 .00 -3 11 .50
2 43 .50 -3 06 .50
297.00 -3 68 .00
265 .00 -3 16 .50
2 34 .00 -2 84 .00

646
211
435
272

38.5
38.0
38.5
38.5

231.00
2 2 3 .5 0
234.50
2 1 7 .0 0

2 2 4 .5 0
2 2 0 .5 0
2 2 5 .0 0
216.50

200.00 -2 47 .50
201.50 -2 43 .00
1 9 9 .50 -2 49 .50
1 9 6 .0 0 -2 3 4 .dO

-

-

834
361
473
67
116
201
54

39.0
39.0
39.0
40.0
40.0
38.0
3 8 .5

2 4 6 .0 0
2 5 0 .0 0
2 4 2 .5 0
2 9 2 .0 0
244.50
2 2 8 . go
2 3 2 .0 0

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

215.00 -2 73 .00
2 19 .00 -2 75 .00
2 13 .00-272.00
268.00 -3 06 .50
223.50 -2 71 .50
208.00 -2 52 .00
195 .50 -2 73 .00

1 ,1 8 4
427
757
204
177
253
85

39.0
38.5
39.0
40.0
39.5
38.0
38.5

2 1 2 .5 0 2 1 0 . 0 0
2 1 3 .0 0 2 0 9 .0 0
2)2.50 2)1.50
2 4 1 .0 0 2 1 3 .5 0
2 0 6 .5 0 2 0 0 . 0 0
1 94 .5 0 1 9 2 . CO
2 0 8 .0 0 2 0 8 .0 0

1 8 6 .00 -2 23 .60
1 9 0 .50 -2 29 .50
1 8 4 .50 -2 28 .00
2 1 2 . 0 0 - 2 6 0 . 5C
180 .00 -2 24 .50
179 .50 -2 18 .00
1 7 0 .00 -2 43 .00

co m p u t e r

sy s t e m s

(B U S IN E S S ).

an al yst s

CLASS C --------- --------------------------------------------------------------

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

COMPUTER PROGRAMMERS ( B U S I N E S S ) ,
CLASS A -----------------------------------------------------------------MANUFACTURING ---------------------------------------------n o n m a n u f a c t u r i n g
-------------------------------------P U B L IC U T I L I T I E S -----------------fi n a n c e

COMPUTER PROGRAMMERS ( B U S I N E S S ) ,
CLASS C ---------------------------------------------------------------------------MANUFACTURING ---------------------------------------------------n o n m a n u f a c t u r i n g

FINAN CE

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

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

COMPUTER OPERATORS, CLASS A -------------------MANUFACTURING ---------------------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ------------------------------------------P U B L IC U T I L I T I E S -------------------------------------re ta il

tr ad e

fi n a n c e

S ERV ICE S

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

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

COMPUTER OPERATORS,
m a n u f a c t u r i n g

CLASS B

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

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

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

— -- -----------------------------------

P UB L IC U T I L I T I E S -------------------------------------R E T A I L TRADE ------------------------------------------------FINANCE ----------------- -------------------------------------S ERV ICE S -----------------------------------------------------

*
**

W o r k e r s w e re d is trib u te d as fo llo w s :
W o r k e r s w e re d is trib u te d as fo llo w s :

-

*

*

*

*

*

-

-

*

*

13
13

-

-

-

-

-

8
2
6

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

”

2

12

-

-

83
17
66

139
68
71

-

-

-

*

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

2
10

11
46

6
57

22
12
10
2

137
100
79

135
51
84
65

144
43
101
81

28
10
18

75
25
50

133
53
80

151
61
90

“

-

-

-

-

-

-

•

2
2

-

-

b

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

2

-

-

2

3

14
1

-

_

3

55

-

-

19
36
1

157
45
112
7

4

40

26

36
23

-

3

-

-

-

3

5

53 at $ 500 to $ 520; 1 at $ 520 to $ 540; and 10 at $ 560 to $ 580.
33 at $ 500 to $ 520; and 6 at $ 560 to $ 580.

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




37

93

23

44

9

54
40

14
4
142
67
75
7
27
27
6

-

4

-

‘ -

19
6'
13

12

-

2

13
19
16

11

49
12

28
50

130
67
63
10
14
28

5

2

174
67
107
18
29
38
14

101
39
62

239
93
146

8
37
89
9

343
132
211
91
38
55

10

8

4

/

8

36
32

8
in

16
17

31

2

63
25
15
11

12

-

11
4

'i

-

i

-

1

-

-

9

1

C

-

-

50

22
9

7
7

i

5

-

13

-

4

-

i
-

6

45
27
12
-

7
-

-

-

18
10
8
8
-

14
1
13
13
-

13

6

27
10

4

2

8

-

14

8

8

8

5

104
-

6
*

3

-

-

“

8

42
8
2
3
6
39
6 **39

-

11
6
5
5

4
4
3
“

"

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

*

-

-

-

-

-

-

1
1
-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

.

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

.

.

-

.

-

-

-

-

-

-

•
•

-

.

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

.

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Table A-2a. Weekly earnings of professional and technical workers—large establishments
in Chicago, III., May 1976— Continued
N um ber o f w o r k e r s r e c e iv in g s t r a ig h t-t im e w eek ly e a rn in g s o f—
S

S

s

S

S

S

worker*

weekly
hours1
(standard)

S

S

S

s

S

S

S

S

$

S

S

S

120

140

160

180

200

220

240

260

280

300

320

340

360

380

*0 0

420

440

120

O c c u p a t i o n a n d in d u s t r y division

140

160

180

,ro
o
o

Number

220

240

260

280

300

320

340

360

380

400

420

4 «0

460

1
1
1

46
6
40
12
25

69
8
61
20
35

89
28
61
11
43

68
25
43
9
16

77
24
53
2
1

21
11
10
7

9
1
8
4

5
3
2
1

2
2

Mean *

Median *

Middle ranged

-

-

“

-

-

6
1

62
29

148
81

207
125

27o
167

172
90

146
78

61
41

43
33

24
22

39
39

26
26

1
1

28
14
14

185
104
81
-

230
125
105
6

206
121
85
8

108
66
42
5

120
55
65
4

121
43
78
30

35
21
14
-

9
5
4

11

_
-

.
-

125
86
39

93
81
12

45
28
17

63
42
21

103
47
56

26
22
4

20
1
19

4

11
11

27
17

30
30

36
9

88
10

5

26

2

18

84
58
26

83
65
18

31
21
10

s
S
S
460
480
500

2
2

100
and
under

and
480

500 ov er

ALL W O R K E R S —
CONTINUED
$

$

389
110
279
66
121

39.0
3 9 .0
3 9 .0
39.5
38.0

1 8 0 .5 0
1 9 4 .0 0
1 75 .5 0
1 7 2 .0 0
1 5 8 .5 0

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

$
1 5 5 .00 -2 06 .00
175 .00 -2 14 .00
1 5 0 .00 -2 02 .00
1 4 0 .50 -1 91 .00
142 .00 -1 72 .00

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

1 ,2 2 2
750

40.0
40.0

282.50
291.00

272.00
2 7 5 .5 0

249.00 -3 06 .50
252 .00 -3 12 .00

, c l a s s b ----------------------M A N U F A C T U R I N G ------------------------n o n m a n u f a c t u r i n g
--------------------p u bl ic
ut i l i t i e s
—
-------------

1 ,0 5 4
559
495
64

39.5 234.50
3 9 . 5 2 3 1 .0 0
39.5 238.50
4 0 . 0 2 8 4 .0 0

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

2 02 .50 -2 68 .00
202 .00 -2 53 .00
202.50 -2 72 .50
2 5 4 .00 -2 9V .0 0

C O M P U T E P 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 --------------------R E T A I L T R A D E ----------------------F I N A N C E -----------------------------, class
MANUFACTURING

d r a f t e r s

a

d r a f t e r s

$

-

-

-

-

*

7

-

7

54
21
33
-

2

-

-

*

2

2
2

-

---------------------------- -— ------------n g
---------------------

540
329
211

39.5
39.5
40.0

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

1 9 5 .5 0
1 92 .0 0
2 1 8 .5 0

1 72 .50-246.00
1 7 6 .00 -2 38 .00
164 .00 -2 56 .00

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

338
94

40.0
40.0

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

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

267.50 -3 42 .00
230.50 -2 75 .00

174

3 9 . 5 3 2 6 .5 0

3 4 1 .0 0

2 80 .00-346.00

-

-

-

-

-

207.50 -2 57 .00
207.00 -2 56 .00
214.00 -2 67 .00

-

-

-

-

-

10
8

*

2

57
43
14

OPAFTEPS, CLASS

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

ELECTRONICS

TECHNICIANS,

class

a

-

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

462
349
113

3 9 . 5 2 3 6 .0 0
39.5 234.50
3 9 . 5 2 4 0 .0 0

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

-

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




13

5

117
94
23

5 5

43
12

•

4

7

9

7
7

2
2

-

-

.
-

-

-

-

9

•

•

“

-

-

•
-

-

-

7

-

-

-

-

-

31

16

68

1

8

8

2

2

1

2
2

6

6

-

-

*

7

lb

68

1

2

6

8

11
11

9

4

_

1

.

6
3

4

-

1

1
3

-

_

.

.

-

-

-

8

-

-

-

.

•

.

•

-

-

-

-

Table A-3. Average weekly earnings of office, professional, and technical workers, by sex.
in Chicago, III., May 1976
Sex,

3

occupation, a n d in du st ry division

of

W e e k ly

W e e k ly

h ou rs 1

OCCUPATIONS

-

(m e a n 2 )

(m e a n 2 )
N um ber

N um ber

Sex, 3 occupation, a n d in du st ry division

of

W e e k ly

(s ta n d a rd )

W e e k ly

MEN

OFFICE OCCUPATIONS
WOMEN— CONTINUED

$

h o u rs 1

Sex, 3 occupation, a n d in du st ry division

of

W e e k ly

w orken

(s ta n d a r d )

W e e k ly

OFFICE OCCUPATIONS
WOMEN— CONTINUED

-

h o u rs 1

e a r n in g s 1

s ta n da rd )

e a r n in g s 1

sta n d a rd )

w orkers

e a r n in g s 1

sta n d a rd )

OFFICE

A vera ge

A vera ge

A v era g e
(m e a n 2 )
N um ber

(s ta n d a rd )

-

1.207
SECRETARIES
417
264

38.0
37.5

683
155
528
494

39 e
40.0

TABULATING-MACHINE

o p e r a t o r s

39.0
38.5
39.0
39.5
38.5
38.5

200.00
192.50

39.0

240.00

3t 5 7 0

OFFICE

w h ol esa le

t r ad e

GFCRFTARIFS.

Cl A 9 9

-

wh o l e s a

RETAIL

------------ — ----

A _________________

—

SECRETARIES, c l a s s
MANUFACTURING — —
n o n m a n u f a c t u r i n g

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

b
—

—

—

—

---------------------- ---- —

—
—

PllBI T C UTII I T T F S __________________
WH Ol f s a i f t r a d e
RETAIL TRADE —
— —
—
_____

172.00
165.00
175.50
232.00
158.00
149.00
163.00

38.0
38.5
38.0

440
617

.....

* ———————
" ———— ———
------------------------- ------

w h ol esa le

t r a d

22.573
9.776
12.797
1.492
2.137
1.955
4.213
3.000

38.5
39.0
38.0
39.0
38.0
39.5
37.5
36.5

196.00
195.50
196.00
239.50
200.00
195.50
183.00
190.50

1.894
801
1.093
165
189
247
270
222

38.5
38.5
38.5
39.5
38.5
39.0
38.0
38.0

240.00
244.50
236.50
271.50
237.00
231.50
225.00
229.50

5.684
2.135
3.549
379
576
687
1.181
726

38.5
39.0
38.0
39.0
38.5
39.5
38.0
37.0

209.50
210.00
209.50
253.50
209.00
208.00
200.00
204.50

FINANCE
S E R V I C F S -------- —
t r a n s c r i b i n g

-m

a ch ine

-------- —
ty pi sts

39.0
37.5
37.0

184.50
193.00
179.50
241.00
188.50
158.00
175.50

966

38.0
38.0
38.0
37.5

156.00
158.00
155.00
147.50

38.5
39.0
38.0

161.50
1 6 6 . Q0
158.00
162.50
162.00
142.00
168.00

----

--------

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

375
3.589
NONMANUFACTURING
283
SERVICES
TYPISTS,

CLASS

—

—
B

—

— —

37.5
36.5

—

— ----- — ----------—

4.679
1.529
154

RETAIL

TRADE

—

—

—

—

—

146.50

133.50
1 2 9 . Q0
1 3 5 . Q0

1,888
436
1,131

r iL t

1.881

jj

119.00

1*581
a r.u l

*

i

c.

—

109.00
114.00

1,054

—

408

38.5
39.0
38. 0
39.5
39.5
37.5
36.5

141.50
147.50
138.50
186.00
146.50
1 4 4 . QO
1 2 8 . Q0
144.00

1,304
470

395

165.00
359
157.50

491
SWITCHBOARD OPERATOR-RECEPTIONISTSMANUFACTURING —
—
— —— —
——

2,410

113.50
39.0

153.50
152.50
152.Q0

264

it -V 1vt J
„

,rw

1,259
W H O L t b ALt

ACCOUNTING

CLERKS*

W M lJ L L ^ A L L

38«0

TRADE

M a iiU f A v 1U K 1 Ir b

CLASS

THflUt

A

—

" m

“ —" ™ ™

™

Jts • b

183.00

* * T r "

"

575
1 O 0 .3 Q

ERVI

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




38.5
39.0
38.0
40.0
39.0
37.5
36.5

342

WOMEN

--------------------U T I L I T I E S -----------------l e
tr ad e
------------------TRADE —
—
—
—
—

SERVICES

1.803
652
1.151
289
165
279
389

38.0

1*325

*

n o n m a n u e a c t u p i n g

PUBLIC

175.00
174.00
175.50
201.00
180.00
164.50
159.00

2.780
3.645

OPERATORS.

OCCUPATIONS

38.0
39.0
37.0
38.0
37.0
39.0
37.5

2.773
1.015
1,758

39 0
38.0 201.00

39.0
38.5
39.5
38.0
37.5

13 4
638
454

193.00
192.50
19 3 . j 0
244.50
201.50
181.00
179.00
181.50

134.j 0
MANUFACTURING

FINANCE
TABtJLATING-MAChINF

38.5
39.0

603
694
214
1.667
727

180.00
175.50
183.00
181.50

107

MUL

219.50
215.00
225.00
217.50

148

1

38.5
39.0
39.0

168
127

™nV/L — ^ ^ L w

39.5

528
194
334
15 0

v ' t ^ 1* w

CONTINUED

205.00
189.50
210.00
213.50

1 o' 9
592
457
19 7

1/rfVJt ^

-

122.00
125.50

14

E

36 •5

1 8 0 .0 0

Table A-3. Average weekly earnings of office, professional, and technical workers, by sex.
in Chicago, III., May 1976— Continued
A verage
(m e a n 2 )

A v era ge
(m e a n 2 )

Sex,

3

occupation, a n d in du st ry division

OFFICE OCCUPATIONS
WOMEN— CONTINUED

Number
of
w ork en

W eek ly
hours 1
(standard)

W eek ly
earnings *
(standard)

PROFESSIONAL

-

OCCUPATIONS

TRADE

SERVICES

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

BOOKKEEPING-MACHINE
CLASS A —
—
—
—

BOOKKEEPING-MACHTNF

OPERATORS*
— —
—
—

o p e r a t o r s

—

3fi *
“
39.0
38.5
AO . 0
39.5
39.0
37.5
37.5

155.00
159.00
152.50
211.50
157.50
147.00
136.50
1AA.50

A10
186
22A

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

3,094
A *9 1 A
A12
1 . A 19
1.12A
1.366
593

38.5
38.0
38.5

165.50
1 6 A . 00
167.00

63A
312
322

RETAIL

39.0
39.0
39.5

157.50
156.50
158.50

tc

ii tii t t t f s

__________________

A32
173
1*966
1.102
86A
12A
197

178
.

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

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

KEYPUNCH

3.95A
1.697
2.257
A32
A92
2AA
835

j

OPERATORS*

cl as s

b

—

—

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

—
— — ——
— —
ic u t i l i t i e s —
— —
W H O L E S A L E t r a d e -------------- -—
RETAIL TRADE — — — —
— —
F I N A N C E -----

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

PR OF ES SI ON AL AND
OCCUPATIONS

AND
MEN—

TECHNICAL

Sex, 3 occupation, a n d in dustry division

3.780
1.A50
2.330
217
612
A66
667
368

39.5
A0.P
38.5
39.0
38.5
39.5
38.5

PUBLIC UTILITIFS — — —
— —
F I N A N C E ---------------------------------------------------------------S E R V I C E S -------------------------------------------------------------

987
A01
586
259
161
55

38.5
38.5
38.5
38.5
38.0
39.0

$
331.50
338.00
327.00
362.00
287.50
291.00

COMPUTER SYSTFMS ANALYSTS
( B U S I N E S S ) . C L A S S C ------------------V O N M A N 1 J F A C T U R I N G ------ — ----- -— -

313
233

39.5
39.0

1*553

266.00
248.00

COMPUTER SYSTFMS ANALYSTS
(BUSINESS)* CLASS 9

36.0

COMPUTER

PROGRAMMERS

38.5
39.0
38.5
A 0 .0
39.0
39.5
37.5
37.0

n

ONm

a n

UF

158.50
1 6 A . 00
155.00
198.50
156.50
155.00
138.50
158.50

PROGRAMMERS

423.50
314.50
308.00

(BUSINESS),
1.078

285
66
COMPUTER PROG RA MM ER S (RUSINESS),
C L A S S C:
M A N U F A C T U R I N G ------------------------COMPUTER OPERATORS, CLASS A — — —
MANUFACTURING — — —
—
—
—
—
N O N M A N U E A C T U R T N G --------------------WHOLESALE
SFRVICFS

PI |R| TC

TRADF
—

—

----- --------- -—
—

—

1IT 11 T T T F S

--------------------------------------------R E T A I L T R A D E ----------------------F I N A N C E --------- --------------------

378.00
387.00
371.50

282

37.5

•5

40.0
D R A F T E R S , C L A S S C ----------- -----------------------------------M A N U F A C T U R I N G ---------------------------------------- ---------

690
398
292
52
18 0

39,5
39.5
39.5
39.5

$
232.50
226.50
240.00
283.00
236.00
203.00
199.50
207.50
265.50
189.00

332.50

DRAFTERS,

183

3-

39.5
39*5

264.50
c.44.00

37.5

326.00
327.50
283.00

16 9
152

39.5
39.5

233.50
231.50

38.5
38.0

300.50
295.50
302.50

406
309
181

38.5
38.0
37.5

260.50
257.50
244.50

38.5

cl as s

242

209

,

A-

324
259
92

t e c h n i c i a n s

CLASS

A — —

— — —

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

15

—

278.50

ELECTRONICS TECHNICIANS, CLASS
nHrliJr f \ 1U K X *vJ
l,
B*
* —m
m

200.50
202.90
200.00
179.50

328.50

PROF ES SI ON AL AND TECHNICAL
OCCUPATIONS - WOMEN
co m p u t e r

sy st ems

analysts

273.50
331•0 0

38.5

264.00
251.00

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

117

38.0

1,059
495
564
54
109
213
80

38.5
39.0
38.5
40.0
38.0
37.5
3Q.5

239.50
241.00
237.50
294.00
235.50

38.5
38.5
40.0
38.5

213.Q0
205.00
269.00
1 9 9 . Q0

37.5
38.5

109
300
52
133

39.0
38.5
39.5
37.5

1,804
1.018

39.5
40.0

281.50
280.50

(BUSINESS),

191.50
191.50
175.00
190.50
169.50
168.00
163.50

PROGRAMMERS

228.00

1*312
449
863
98
183
] 61
280
14 1

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

38.5
38.5
38.5

38.5

671
75

MANUFACTURING

1.299
565
73A

39

ac tu p ino

98

COMPUTER

38.5 173.00
39.0 173.50
38.5 172.50
A0 •0 2 0 8 . 0 0
38.5 171.00
39.0 169.00
37.5 157.50
167.00

W eek ly
earnings *
(standard)

(BUSINESS).

197.00

167.00

W eekly
hours 1
(standard)

446

20A.50
266.50
179.00
180.00
177.50
223.00
187.50
159.00

Number
of

PROF ES SI ON AL AND TECHNICAL
OCCUPATIONS - MEN— CONTINUED

CONTINUED

179

TECHNICAL
- MEN

COMPUTER SYSTEMS ANALYSTS
(B U S I N E S S ) * C L A S S A




W eek ly
earnings1
(standard)

A verage
(m e a n 2 )

el e c t r o n i c s

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

3 t K V 1 wt

-

W eekly
hours 1
(standard)

*

r
-

P uri

Sex, 3 occupation, a n d i n d u st ry division

Number
of

COMPUTER PROG RA MM ER S (BUSINESS),
-----------------C L A S S 3 --- --------------;
FINANCE

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

COMPUTER PROGRAMMERS
C L A S S C:

(BUSINESS),
95

217.50

-

38.5
*nULtvALC

1K AUc.

®

181.50
183.00
D R A F T E R S , C L A S S B ----------------------M A N U F A C T U R I N G ------ —
—
_ _
_ _
N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G — ------------------DRAFTERS, CLASS C -— —
—
—
M A N U F A C T U R I N G ----- ------------------

209
89
120

39.5
39.5
39.5

217.00
218.50
216.00

84

40.0
40.0

l6o.no

183.00
229.50
227.00
239.00

Table A-3a. Average weekly earnings of office, professional, and technical workers, by sexlarge establishments in Chicago, III., May 1976
Sex,

3

occupation, a n d in du st ry division

OFFICE

W eek ly
heurs 1
standard)

W eek ly
earn in gs1
(standard)

- MEN

OCCUPATIONS

573
16 0
413
182

$
139.00
150.50
134.50
117.50

A verage
(m e a n 2 )

A vera ge
(m ea n 2 )

A v era g e
(m e a n 2 )
Number
of
woricers

Sex, 3 occupation, a n d in du st ry division

OFFICE OCCUPATIONS
WOMEN--CONTINUED

Number
of
w oik eis

W eek ly
hours *
standard)

W eek ly
earnings1
(standard)

OFFICE OCCUPATIONS
WOMEN— CONTINUED

-

ACCOUNTING

ACCOUNTING

CLERKS.

CLERKS.

529
313

CLASS

39.0
38.5

233.50
228.00

245
124
12 1

CLASS

38.5
38.0
39.5

196.50
187.50
205.50

-

STENOGRAPHERS*

GENERAL

— —

—

—

-

rw M

$
181.00

285

38.5
38.5
37.5

231.50

PUBLIC

*

,
se ni or

— — —

UTILITIES

rw

244.00

OFFICE

OCCUPATIONS

-

WOMEN

N O N M A N U F A C T U R ING
— ___ _

648
387
261

CLERKS

-

ACCOUNTING

CLERKS*

CLASS

A

••••••••■

39.0
39.0
39.0
39.0
40.0
39.5
38.0
38.5

200.50
198.00
202.50
243.00
233.50
195.50
183.00
191.00

994
385
609
162
231
120

39.0
39.5
39.0
39.5
39.0
38.5

252.00
260.00
247.00
273.00
234.00
239.50

3.393
1.494
1.899
350
657
573
197
4.825
2.506
2.319
568
224
198
1.047
282

1.711
1.344
242
342
357

39.0 217.50
39.0 214.00
39.0 22 0.50
39.0 254.50
39.5 209.00
38.0 208.50
38.C 212.00
39.0
39. C
39.0
39.0
39.5
38.5
39.0

196.50
194.00
199.00
244.00
221.50
180.50
175.50
190.00

39.5
38.5
39.0
39.0
38.0

175.50
177.50
173.00
204.50
164.50
174.50

TYPISTS*

CLASS

A — —

—

— —

—

—

166.00

1.906

165.00
170.50

„

150.50
160.50
136.50

2.515
1.161

39.0
39.0

188.50
193.00

39.5
39.5
37.5

209.50
173.00
167.00

19

3.688
1.533
2.155
293
298

39.0
39.5

IC O "O
165.00
157.00
206.50
161.50

452
189

38.0
37.5

142.50
145.50

10 8

1*092

39.5

175.50

0

145.00
fina nce

2*429

39.0

1.494

39.0

147.00
153.00
143.00

.....

908
483
425
225

fi na nce

139.00

974
.
14 7
638
510
810
286
524
243

SS t N G F R S

39.0
38.0

38^5

134.50
142.00
130.50
114.50

CLASS

6 -----

^44
481

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

16

39.0
39.0
39.0

164.Q0
166.00
1 6 2 . Q0

38.0

156.00
135.50

PROFESSIONAL

SYSTEMS

and

39.0

382.50
385.50
380.50
424.50

te c h n i c a l

ANALYSTS

175.50

177
OPERATORS.

181.50
178.00
208.50

422
327

COMPUTER

ma n u f a c t u r i n g

SWITCHBOARD

39.0

144.00

^r r
t 38 • 5 I I P
126.Q0
116.00
38*5 112.50
T9 r
39.0

r-

39,5

179.50
186.00
171.50
156.00

2.196
1.021
1.175

1.244

FINANCE

39.5

988
1.395
419
244
590

30.0
FINANCE

172




- ______

39.5
39.0
40.0

107
420
492

ORDER

165.50

216
13.362
6.586
6.776
1.322
431
1.893
2.238
692

39.0

OPERATOR-RECEPTIONISTS-

168.50
38.5

W eek ly
earnings 1
(standard)

-

—— ——

— -------------------------------

W eek ly
hours 1
standard)

$_

SWITCHBOARD

* t^
-

i

NONMANUFACTURING

s t e n o g r a p h e r s

Sex, 3 occupation, a n d in du st ry division

Num ber
of
workers

146.50
116.00

477
585
229

Table A-3a. Average weekly earnings of office, professional, and technical workers, by sexlarge establishments in Chicago, III., May 1976— Continued
A vera ge
(m ea n 2 )

A v e ra g e
(m e a n 2 )

Sex, 3 occupation, a n d in du st ry division

Number
of
woikers

W eek ly

heurs 1
(standard)

W eek ly
e arn in gs1
(standard)

Sex, 3 oc cu pation* a n d in du st ry division

PROFESSIONAL a n d t e c h n i c a l
OCCUPATIONS - MEN— CONTINUED

Number
of
woricen

W eek ly
hours 1
(standard)

837
319
51 8
259
145

88 8
39.0
39.0
38 .5
38 . 5
38 .5

334.00
3 3 8. 00
331.00
36 2 . 0 0
285.50

39.0 3 3 4 . 5 0
39.0 32 3 . 5 0
38 .5 34 4 . 5 0

1. 1A 2
690

37 .5 3 0 1 . 0 0

89 6

11 j
52

38 .5 23 6 . 5 0
38.0 2 2 8 . 5 0

728
332
396
54
161

„„ _

39.0 2 4 6 . 0 0
39.0 2 4 9 . 5 0
39.0 2 4 3 . Q 0
294.00
38.0 2 2 4 . 0 0

284.50
286.00
283.00
3 3 1 . CC
28 7 . 0 0
266.50

—

( B US IN ES S) ,
EL ECTRONICS TECHNICIANS.

CLASS

P R O F E S S I O N A L AN D T E C H N I C A L
OCCUPATIONS - WOMEN
COMPUTER SYSTEMS
(bU^ i N t b b ' V

ANALYSTS

AJJ u

17

A-

30 7 . 5 0
^69 r 0

97

39,0

-_

COMPUTER PROGRAMMERS
C L A S S Ct

( B U S IN ES S) ,
95

39 .5 2 0 9 . 0 0
39.5 2 0 8 . 0 0
40 .0 2 1 0 . 0 0
40 . 0
40 .0

158

39 .5 3 2 5 . 5 0

217.50

39 .5 2 4 3 . 5 0
* 0 .0
202.00

423
271
152

. #.r

30 3 . 5 0

( B US IN ES S) ,

16 8. 00

399
S3

S e e footnotes at en d of tables.




39 .5

320
9?
329
116

COMPUTER PROGRAMMERS

COMPUTER PROGRAMMERS

23 7 . 5 0
23 3 . 0 0

175
50
125

208.00

725
350
375
98
135

39.0
38 . 5
39.0
39.0
40 .0
30.C

W eek ly
earnings 1
(standard)

151
144

®®

203.00

40 .0 2 7 2 . 5 0
39 . 5 2 5 3 . 0 0

836
359
477
75
162
21 3

W eek ly
hours 1
(standard)

21 4 . Q 0
1HUw 1 ||.j j / f L L 8 j j L
Vt

(B U S I N E S S ) ,

(b u s i n e s s ).

of
workers

54 4

275
195

programmers

Sex, 3 occupation, a n d i n d u st ry division

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

3tKV1
«l j

computer

W eekly
earnings 1
(standard)

PROFESSIONAL a n d t e c h n i c a l
OCCUPATIONS - MEN— CONTINUED

COMPUTER SYSTEMS ANALYSTS

COMPUTER PROGRAMMERS

A vera ge
(m e a n 2 )
Number

39. 0

. *-Tl-r>,«

/■,
*

r-

r*

RE GISTERED INDUSTRIAL NURSES ••••••
MANUr AC 1U K 1 liu m a
■■

212.00

110
56

299.50
25 5 . 5 0

155
60

19 8. 00

332

Table A-4. Hourly earnings of maintenance, toolroom, and powerplant workers in Chicago, III., May 1976
Hourly earnings

O c c u p a t i o n a n d industry division

ALL

of
workers

M ean 2

M e d ian 2

M iddle range 2

$
$
6.16-10.15
5.84- 7.16
6.75-10.15
6.40- 7.33
5.92-10.15
10.15-13.15

774
412
362
108
52
55

$
7.55
6.62
8.60
6.91
7.86
9.61

$
7.14
6.55
10.15
6.75
6.99
10.15

M A I N T E N A N C E E L E C T R I C I A N < = -------------M A N U F A C T U R I N G ------------------------n o n m a n u f a c t u r i n g --------------------S E R V I C E S ---------------- ------------

3.909
3.025
884
94

7.44
7.20
8.27
8.07

7.39
7.08
8.53
8.22

6.566.507.437.59-

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

650
246
404
58

7.83
6.71
8.52
3.43

8.8o
6.63
8.80
8 .8 0

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

2.866
2.721
145
103

7.19
7.18
7.46
7.85

M A IN TE NA NC E M E CH AN IC S (MACHINERY) M A N U F A C T U R I N G ------------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G ---------------------

5.828
5.024
804

MAINTENANCE MECHANICS
( M O T O R V E H I C L E S ) -----------------------m a n u f a c t u r i n g ------------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U P I N G --------------------p u b l i c u t i l i t i e s -----------------W H O L E S A L E T R A D E -------------------

3.338
582
2.756
2.155
167

M A I N T E N A N C E p i p e f i t t e r s --------------M A N U F A C T U R I N G ------------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G --------------------P U B L I C U T I L I T I E S ------------------

1.144
1.044
10 0
51

7.43
7.24
9.42
9.43

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

233
230

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

t r a d e s H E L P E R S ----------m a n u f a c t u r i n g -------------------------

MAINTENANCE

machinists

SHEET-METAL

manufacturing

MILLWRIGHTS

WORKERS

----

manufacturing

MAINTENANCE

nonmanufacturing

MACHINE-TOOL

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

OPERATORS

manufacturing

%

$
5*40

$
5.60

$
5.80

S
6.00

$
6.20

$
6.40

$
6.60

$
6.80

$
7.00

S
7.20

$
7.40

S
7.60

$
7.80

$
8.20

s
8.60

$
9.00

9.40

Under
and
$
5.00 under
5.20 5.40

5.60

5.80

6.00

6.20

6.40

6 .6 0

6 .80

7.00

7.20

7.40

7.60

7.80

8.20

8.60

9.00

9.40

9 . 8 0 1 0 . 2 0 1 0 .60

42
42
-

16
14
2

49
22
27
8
19
“

49
48
1
1
“

55
14
41
25
-

28
28
-

72
60
12
9
3
*

66
21
45
35
1
8

18
18
-

3
2
1
-

4
.
4
•
-

•
•
•
•

-

1

11
1
10
7
1
-

29
29
•
•
•

*

31
23
8
2
4
2

16
16
-

*

48
26
22
21
1
“

-

-

20
18
2
2

1 ------r
1 ---9.8010 .2 0 1 0 . 6 0
and
over

WORKERS

C A R P E N T E R S ---------------m a n u f a c t u r i n g ------------------------n o n m a n u f a c t u r i n g --------------------P U B L I C U T I L I T I E S -----------------R E T A I L T R A D E -----------------------S E R V I C E S -----------------------------

MAINTENANCE

maintenance

N u m b e r of w o r k e r s re ceiving straig ht -t im e h o u r l y ea r n i n g s of—
S
5.20

$
5.00

(TOOLROOM)

-

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

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

-

5
5
-

-

37
37
-

*

*

*

8.42
7.95
8.68
8.45

1
1

56
b5
1
”

n o
n o
-

6.756.228.808.43-

8.80
7.26
8.80
8.80

3
3

6
6
-

7.03
7.04
6.98
8.47

6.566.566.926.98-

7.69
7.65
8.68
8.68

2
2
-

6.89
6.79
7.53

6.73
6.63
7.65

6.136.136.82-

7.56
7.38
8.65

7.83
7.19
7.97
7.96
8.10

7.91
7.14
8.01
8.00
7.91

7.356.847.487.457.90-

2

121
11 °
3
3

10 6
lnl
7
4

94
94
"

10 3
76
27
“

162
159
3
“

317
317
*

126
107
19
4

277
246
31
-

277
257
20
“

205
18 4
21
*

362
21 1
151
13

131
118
13
12

340
337
3
-

264
78
186
36

514
223
291
14

172
148
24
-

.
-

8
7
1
1

H
4
-

31
26
5

17
13
4

36
28

35
32
3

31
31
-

7
7
-

34
34
-

-

2

-

-

15
9
6
1

7
1
6
4

341
4
337
43

1

*

45
18
27
7

4
4
-

•

25
19
6
“

10
1C
-

2
2
“

58
53
5
*

99
99

140
139
1

157
137
20
*

71
67
4

265
265
”

303
302
1
“

235
187
48
48

229
226
3
“

236
236
-

19 5
195
-

368
367
1
-

31
27
4
-

116
98
18
15

191
151
40
40

258
238
20

29
25
4

57
53
4

343
312
31

17b
172
4

19 ?
181
11

684
574
110

259
249
10

694
690
4

307
304
3

J 17
304
13

287
16 6
121

608
566
4?

241
22b
16

60
60
10

553
526
27

165
165

537
3?fi
209

9
9
-

8.42
7.68
8.56
8.56
3.66

11
11
2
*

5
5
5
*

-

27
25
2
2

4
3
1
1
“

17
17

31
31
3
4

14
12
2
1

13 8
43
95
95
”

93
7
86
70
”

149
142
7
2
2

168
91
77
72

35 0
57
29 3
27a

14 0
22
11 5
11 3

124
59
65
43
5

817
55
762
479
9?

713
-

531
49
482
313
43

6
-

713
674
21

7.29
7.16
8.68
8.68

6 . 6 5 - 8.21
6.65- 7.85
8.61-11.00
3.63-11.50

5
5
-

-

13
13

75
75

17
17

37
37

49
49

51
51

20
2o

19 1
191
-

Ill
111
-

“

“

~

“

“

8

88
88
•

36
3?
4

*

181
139
2
1

55
53
2

*

11
“
11
“

70
64
6
6

174
14 8
26
26

7.21
7.19

7.16
7.16

6.506,50—

-

-

-

Q

-

-

“

“

8

”

“

1
1

23
23

42
8-2

6
6

14
12

24
24

13
13

7
7

45
45

34
34

-

14
14

1.920
1.885

6.99
6.98

7.12
7.1?

6.60- 7.66
6.4'->- 7 . 6 6

2

11
11

353
353

-

*

42
42

19
19

5
5

46
46

124
124

325
319

116
106

314
295

60
6o

1b9
1b9

192
192

39
39

113
113

1,132
812
32 0

5.59
5.57
5.65

5 . 7o
5.75
5.66

5.145.015.42-

6 . 1 0 ** 2 3 1
6 .1 0
182
49
5.80

87
72
15

25
10
15

22

129
68
61

162
152
10

26
26

19
16
3

62
62

24
24

-

-

_
-

-

.

-

-

*

*

-

9

-

*

-

7.14
7.15

7.09
7.2?

6.216.21-

7,95
7.95

30
30

10
10

40
40

3?
32

141
141

14
14

97
97

44
44

36
16

248
244

16
16

47
47

107
107

42
42

31
31

299
299

56
56

14 9
14 9

40
49

7.72
7.72

7.95
7.95

7.297.29-

8.15
8.15

-

-

-

-

*

-

94
94

29
29

32
32

66
66

83
83

152
152

132
132

221
22 1

179
179

507
502

172
172

172
172

1 7 91
17 91

902
902

13 3
133

14b
14 3

31 at

*
W o r k e r s w e r e distributed as follows:
** W o r k e r s w e r e distributed as follows:
to $4 .8 0; a n d 57 at $ 4 . 8 0 to $5.

7.74
7.73

*

-

*

8

“

2 9 at $ 1 1 to $1 1.40; a n d 16 at $ 1 1 . 4 0 to $1 1. 80 .
1 at $ 3 to $3.20; 17 at $ 3 . 4 0 to $3 .60; 22 at $ 3 . 6 0 to

"

R

$3.80; 3 at $ 3 . 8 0 to $4; 25

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




4

1
1

-

to $4.20;

20
39

-

4,808
4,303

2
2

-

1,484
] .464

42
42

•

*

17
2
15

9

14

319
190
12 9

151
6
145

18

*

at $ 4

*

-

3
3
-

67
67
2

•
-

-

•
•

-

-

-

-

61
61

29
29

4
4
-

59
59

5
5

-

-

*

-

-

-

29
29
-

23
23
-

.
.
-

.
-

•
.

_
.

-

-

"

_

1
1
.

4
-

-

*

_

1
1

1

6
6
-

_

-

-

4
-

*45

-

16
1

-

.
-

45

-

_
-

*

-

_

$ 4 . 2 0 to $4 .4 0;

79
65
14
4

-

_

15 at $ 4 . 4 0 to $4.60;

•

_

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

60 at

$4.60

Table A-4. Hourly earnings of maintenance, toolroom, and powerplant workers in Chicago, III., May 1976— Continued
Hourly earnings

N u m b er of w o r k e r s receiving straig ht -t im e h o u r l y e a r n in gs of--

4

$
5
5
9 .8010.2010.60

S

%

$

S

$

$

*

5

S

$

$

S

$

s

S

S

$

5.20

5.40

5.60

5.8o

6.00

6.20

6.40

6 .6 0

6 .8 0

7 .0 0

7.20

7.40

7.60

7.80

8.20

8.60

9.00

9.40

5.20

O c c u p a t i o n a n d industry division

Number
of
workers

5.40

5.60

5.80

6.00

6.20

6.40

6 .6 0

6 .8 0

7 .0 0

7.20

7.4o 7.60

7.80

8.20

8.60

9.00

9.40

9 .8010.2010.60

•

-

-

-

-

25
20
5

V

-

9

20
20

52
13
39

39
35
4

156
142
14
14

63
34
29
4

336
30 9
27

99
68
31

43
43

81
72
9

-

-

-

4

-

86
75
11

-

26

4

4

-

4

17
3
14
10
4

15

23

5

8

i

-

-

127
77
50
36
2
10

441
85
356
13
131
143

32
32

38
38

14
14

18
17
1

5

21
20
1

17
17

4

156
11
145

$
5.00
M ean2

M edian 2

M iddle range 2

Under

$
5.00

3

and
under
over

ALL W O R K E R S —
continued
stationary

e n g i n e e r s --- ---------- -----

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

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

P U R L I C U T I L I T I E S ---------- ---R E T A I L T R A D E ------------------S E R V I C E S -----------------------B O I L E R T E N D E R S ----------------------m a n u f a c t u r i n g --------------------n o n m a n u f a c t u p t n g -----------------

1 .8 3 8
1.0 8 0
758
87
176
209
507
347
160

$

$

7.77
7.22
8.54
8 .0 1
8.65
8.42

7.53
6.94
9.05
8.40
9.05
9.05

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

9.05
7.67
9.15
8.73
9.05
9.05

6.89
6.49
7.76

6 .97
6.35
7 .86

6 . 0 4 - 7.86
5 . 8 7 - 7.38
7 . 8 6 - 7.86

$

$

-

“

-

-

33

2

32
1

2

17
17

35
35

4

*

-

-

-

8

-

59

8

55

1

4

See footnotes at end of tables.




-

19

1
4

87
7F
12

-

c

-

-

4

-

43
48

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

•
-

-

-

157

157

-

Table A-4a. Hourly earnings of maintenance, toolroom, and powerplant workers—large establishments
in Chicago, III., May 1976*
N u m b e r of w o r k e r s , re ceiving st ra ight-time h o u r l y ea rn in gs 'o f

Occupation and ind us try div is io n

Number
of
workers

5 .2 0

5
5.40

S
5.60

5.8 0

$
6.00

S
6 .20

■5--------- S
$
6.40 6.60 6 . 8 0

$
7.00

S
7.20

S
7 .4 0

S
7.60

S
7.80

S
8.20

S
8.60

S
9.00

S
9.40

and
5 . 0 0 under
5 . 2 0 5 .4 0

5.60

5.80

6 ,0 0

6.20

6 .4 0

6 .6 0

6.80

7.00

7.20

7.40

7 .6 0

7.80

8 . 2 fl_ 8 . 6 0

9.00

9 .W

9 . 8 0 1 0 . 2 0 1 0 . 60 o v e r

22
22
-

16
14
2
*

39
12
27
8

19
18
1
1

45
4
41
25

13
13
*

48
26
22
21

30
22
8
2

60
60
“

66
21
45
35

16
16
*

18
18
-

3
2
1
-

11
1
10
7

29
29
“

4
4
-

$
5.00
Mean 2 Median2

Middle range 2

%

%

i ---------- r
1 ------9 . 8 0 1 0 . 2 0 1 0 .6 0

Und er

and

ALL WORKERS
MAINTENANCE CARPENTERS -----------------------------m a n u f a c t u r i n g --------------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ------------------------------------P UB LI C U T I L I T I E S --------------------------------

546
311
235
99

$
7.29
6.84
7.88
6 .89

$
7.13
6.86
7.33
6.75

$
$
6 . 2 5 - 7 .74
6 . 0 3 - 7.29
6 .35 -1 0.1 5
6 . 3 7 - 7.33

5
5
-

-

*

22
22
-

m a i n t e n a n c e e l e c t r i c i a n s ------------------------m a n u f a c t u r i n g --------------------------------------------n o n m a n u f a c t u r i n g ---------------------- --------------

2.877
2.158
719

7 .6 1
7 .4 1
8.22

7.53
7.25
8.53

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

8 .56
8 .0 1
8 .68

1
1

12
11
1

42
42
-

57
56
1

81
78
3

64
64
-

25
18
7

51
48
3

134
134
-

60
45
15

241
224
17

259
248
11

205
184
21

327
180
147

80
67
13

310
307
3

234
78
156

462
171
291

152
148
4

20
18
2

m a i n t e n a n c e p a i n t e r s ----------------------------------m a n u f a c t u r i n g --------------------------------------------n o n m a n u f a c t u p i n g --------------------------------------

312
201
111

7.20
6.83
7.87

7.05
6 .8 1
8.30

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

7.78
7.56
8.80

2
2
-

6
6
“

-

8
7
1

3
3
*

11
6
5

17
13
4

18
12
6

32
32
-

25
19
6

29
29
-

7
7
*

40
13
27

4
4
“

34
34
-

15
9
6

7
1
6

53
4
49

1
1

•
“

m a i n t e n a n c e m a c h i n i s t s -----------------------------m a n u f a c t u r i n g ---------------------------------------------

2.095
1 .9 9 0

7 .3 1
7.28

7.13
7.09

6 .6 6 6 .6 6 -

7.62
7.62

2
2

5
5

2
2

49
48

69
69

65
64

62
62

22
22

100
100

285
264

217
181

202
199

209
209

195
195

195
194

21
17

76
58

161
121

61
61

29
29

MAINTENANCE m e c h a n i c s (MACHINERY) m a n u f a c t u r i n g ---------------------------------------------

4.032
3,477

7 .2 1
7.07

7.26
7.08

6 .5 2 6 .5 1 -

7.95
7.63

102
102

15
15

21
19

166
166

146
146

55
54

151
151

89
89

514
510

162
179

305
296

203
106

608
566

219
203

50
50

443
436

165
-

537
328

9
9

“

-

m a n u f a c t u r i n g --------------------------------------------n o n m a n u f a c t u r i n g -------------------------------------p u b l i c u t i l i t i e s ----------------

1 .7 7 5
505
1 ,2 7 0
1 .0 7 8

7 .7 0
7.13
7.93
7.94

7 .9 1
7.14
8 .0 0
8.18

7 .1 4 - 8 .36
6 .8 5 - 7.68
7 . 4 « - fl .^ 6
7 .4 8 - 8.56

2
2
2

5
5
5

-

27
25
2
2

4
3
1
1

17
17
“

4
-

132
43
89
89

84
7
77
61

119
112
7
2

95
90
5

86
57
29
26

131
16
115
110

101
59
42
37

342
44
298
211

343
343
325

274
25
249
206

.

-

-

-

*

9
7
2
1

-

-

“

m a i n t e n a n c e p i p e f i t t e r s ------------m a n u f a c t u r i n g ---------------------n o n m a n u f a c t u r i n g -------------------

1 .0 3 8
964
74

7 .5 0
7.35
9 .43

7.65
7 .5?
8.68

6 . 7 2 - 8 .2 1
6 . 7 ? - 7.86
8 .6 8 -1 1 .0 0

5
5
*

-

13
13
*

45
45
”

17
17
•

1

12
12
“

34
34
“

41
41

141
139
2

55
53
2

88
88
“

36
32
4

20
20

141
141
-

111
111
-

70
64
6

174
148
26

s h e f t - m f t a l w o r k e r s --MANUFACTURING ---------------------------------------------

177
174

7.44
7.42

7.60
7 .6 1

7 .0 5 7 .1 1 -

7.85
7 .8 5

-

-

_

*

8
8

*

1
1

3
3

12
12

6
6

13
11

24
24

13
13

7
7

40
40

34
34

-

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

1 .5 1 0
1 ,4 7 5

7.32
7.33

7.40
7.40

6 .8 7 6 .8 3 -

7.77
7.77

•

2
2

11
11

23
23

”

12
12

9
9

5
5

46
46

124
124

325
319

116
106

314
295

60
60

119
119

192
192

39
39

MAINTENANCE TRADES h e l p e r s ---------MANUFACTURING ---------------------------------------------

875
623

5 .7 1
5.75

5 .73
5 .84

5 .6 0 5 .6 0 -

6 .1 0
6 .1 0

**99
74

52
<♦
5

25
10

22
8

292
163

108
68

135
125

26
26

19
16

62
62

24
24

-

•

”

-

2
2

9
-

-

MAC HINE -TOO L OPERATORS (TOOLROOM) MANUFACTURING ---------------------------------------------

902
902

7 .5 1
7 .5 1

7.95
7.95

7 .0 5 7 .0 5 -

8 .1 1
8 .1 1

30
30

-

40
40

7
7

26
28

9
9

41
41

10
10

16
16

34
34

4
4

18
18

107
107

32
32

31
31

299
299

TOOL a n d

D I E MAKERS -------------------------------------m a n u f a c t u r i n g ----------------------

2,739
2,734

7.83
7.83

8.03
8.03

7 .5 0 - 8 .12
7 .5 0 - 8 .1?

-

-

_

45
45

-

22
22

6
6

17
17

41
41

82
82

106
106

30
30

2

eo
275

113
113

66 1583
66 1583

STA TIO NA R Y ENGINEERS -------— --------------- ------MANUFACTURING --------------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------------- -------------P U B LI C U T I L I T I E S -------------------------------R E T A I L TRADE ------------------------------------------SFR VI CE S -----------------------------------------------------

1 ,1 5 3
752
401
51
176
86

7.73
7 .2 7
8 .6 0
7.74
8.65
8.74

7.59
7 .2 0
9.05
7.48
9.05
9.05

6 . 9 0 - 9 .05
6 . 7 3 - 7 .8 0
8 .4 3 - 9.05
6 . 5 5 - 8.89
8 . 9 3 - 9.05
9 . 0 5 - 9.05

.

20
20

14
13
1
1
*

39
35
4
-

78
64
14
14

129
124
5
4
1

89
58
31
26
5

83
75
8
4
4

81
70
11
6
4
1

43
43

*

38
34
4
4
*

H0 IL ER t e n d e r s ---------- --------------M A N U F A C T U R I N G ---------------------N O . N M A N U F A C T U R I N G ----------- -------

357
275
82

6.69
6.40
7.66

6.58
6.29
7.86

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

59
55
4

32
32
-

38
38
-

14
14
*

18
17
1

5
1
4

21
20
1

17
17
*

4
4

maintenance

-

73
6
67
-

5
5
-

2
2
-

3
3
-

17
•
17

40
34
6

-

-

-

-

4
4

59
59

5
5

1

29
29

23
23

•
-

-

•
-

mechanics

(MOTOR V E H IC L E S )

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

maintenance

* W orkers w ere at $ 11 to $ 11.40.
** W orkers were distributed as follow s:
$ 4.8 0; and 17 at $ 4 .8 0 to $ 5.

7.73
6.85
7.86

"

*

*
.

-

-

*

-

11
10
1

2
2
*

12
12
-

-

-

“

21
20
1
-

4
4
-

-

-

-

8
8
-

-

81
72
9

-

-

-

4
-

-

78
11
67

-

1
1
-

-

1
1

_

-

-

-

-

27
27

120
120

49
49

159
159

75
75

114
114

91
77
14
•
2
10

17
3
14
10
4
-

29

_

-

4

8
8

14
14
113
113

318
40
278
13
131
65

-

-

-

4

-

*29

~

-

1
_

*

-

-

-

*

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

•
•
•
-

•
•

-

-

-

•
-

•
-

-

7
-

7
.
-

_
-

.

-

-

1 at $ 3 to $ 3.2 0; 17 at $ 3 .4 0 to $ 3.6 0; 12 at $ 3.6 0 to $ 3.8 0; 3 at $ 3 .8 0 to $ 4 ; 5 at $ 4 to $ 4 .2 0 ; 11 at $ 4.2 0 to $ 4.4 0; 5 at $ 4 .4 0 to $ 4.6 0; 28 at $ 4.6 0 to

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




-

*

30
30
-

1

_

20

Table A-5. Hourly earnings of material movement and custodial workers in Chicago, III., May 1976
N u m b e r of w o r k e r s re ceiving st ra ig ht -t im e h o u r l y e a r n in gs of—

Hourly earnings 4

M iddle range

*

3.20

3.40

3.60

4.20

4.40

69
10
59

40
40

-

3 .80

-

6 . SO

7 . 2 1 7 . 6 0 JLt.Q-Q-

135
58
77
3
10

207
11 1
96
58
21
5

327
164
163
41
115
7

b l

36
34

105
105

12
12

16

5.20

5.60

34
32
2
1

254

18

ii

842
779
315
427

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

tr ad e

t r ad e

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

LIGHT

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

TRUCK

17*763
2.168
15.595
8.998
3.873
2*018

$
7.61
7.33
7.64
7.82
7.37
7.38

$
7.83
7.36
7.83
7.93
7.45
7.35

$
7.357.287.417.787.187.18-

$
7.98
7.93
7.98
7.98
7.93
7.41

605
538

5.49
5.60

5.20
5.30

5.205.20-

6.20
6.45

_

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

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

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

25
10
15

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

15
9
6
2

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

.

-

*

-

-

-

15

-

59

-

3

1

254
9
241
3

-

66
56

20

-

25
15

7
2

9
2

229
229

20

5

10

-

-

-

-

*

-

-

-

-

_

-

-

-

-

72

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

A . 618

7.53

7.78

7.23-

7.83

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

3.794
1.769
506

7.57
7.57
7.15

7.80
7.36
7.07

7.267.327.07-

7.83
7.93
7.18

_

.

.

-

•

-

-

-

n

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

•

-

16
10

6

-

.

10

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

5

TRUCKDRIVERS* HEAVY TRUCK
( T R A I L E R ) ---------------------------------------------------------------M A N U F A C T U R I N G ---------------------------------------------------n o n m a n u f a c t u r i n g -------------------P U B L I C U T I L I T I E S -----------------W H O L E S A L E T R A D E -------- ---------R E T A I L T R A D E -----------------------

10.427
606
9.821
7.113
1.085
1.055

7.79
7.53
7.80
7.86
7.61
7.51

7.93
7.86
7.93
7.98
7.48
7.35

7.526.707.527.777.457.33-

7.98
7.93
7.98
7.98
7.93
7.41

-

.
-

24

-

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

313
1.035
238

7.64
7.64
7.52

8.73
7.78
7.78

6.117.187.78-

8.73
7.83
7.83

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

1.274
643
631
499

5.52
4.98
6.07
6.16

5.38
4.64
6.17
6.35

4.644.495.385.39-

6.35
5.33
7.18
7.18

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

1.829
921
908
354
507

5.23
5.08
5.38
5.20
5.54

5.14
4.92
5.36
5.10
5.75

4.564.504.754.704.90-

5.87
5.85
6.13
5.47
6.28

C L E R K S ---------------------------

1.163
558
605
109
389

5.31
5.19
5.42
6.20
5.23

5.43
5.43
5.76
6.36
5.27

4.744.754.156.314.15-

6.17
5.70
6.31
6.36
6.17

4.228
1.475
2.753
357
1.639
679

5.03
4.87
5.11
6.93
5.14
4.33

4.87
4.73
4.94
7.01
5.09
4.65

4.263.864.316.764.313.49-

6.22
5.47
6.28
7.16
6.20
4.94

TRUCKDRIVERS*

TRUCKDRIVERS.

MEDIUM

HEAVY

TRUCK

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

PUBLIC

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

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

wh o l e s a l e

RETAIL

*

Workers

8.80

over

were

-

1

-

-

-

-

-

3

-

3

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

_

-

3

-

3

-

-

25
25

24

-

-

156
15 4
2
2

1476 4 5 7 4
97
856
1379 3718
18 1 6 6 8
748 1103
947
585

9572
544
9028
6882
1473
73

514
36
478
316
162

365
165
200

156
36
12 0

-

-

-

-

-

200

12 0

-

22
22

-

-

-

1291

2243

162

79 1
588
29

2026
684
45

162
162

70 2 9 4 0
5
5?
65 2888
1494
515
40
879
25

6698
298
6400
5301
509
22

352
36
316
316

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

•

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

•

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

3

-

3

-

21
3

-

-

-

-

•

15

•

29

-

-

-

-

-

.

-

•

-

-

-

•

•

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

45
38

JTj
29
346
-

30
17
39

-

45
20
20

_

3

_

_

5

2?
22

30

89
76
13
10

306

123
62
61
49

134

139
76
.63
31

159
8
151
122

51
31
20
7

17 4
8
16 6
152

36

31 1
209
102
41
42

304
194
124
70

163
60
83
32
51

297
176
12 1
2
117

175
14
161
35
112

134
92
42
15
27

157
112
45

9o
42
5b
9
3b

247
212
35

197
15
182
73
105

40
18
22
1?
10

270
204
66

183
43
14 0
1
12 7
12

392
11 0
282

457
184
273
142
112
19

-

-

.

-

-

-

-

-

15 6
36
12 0

-

-

•
-

-

-

-

*120

TRUCK

RECEIVING

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

.

-

•

AND

o

3.00

CO

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

u t i l i t i e s

TRUCKDRIVERS*

SHIPPING

1 ----- $
1 ----- 1 -----1 ---7.20 7.60 8.00 8.40 8 .8 0

>*

T R U C K D R I V E R S ------------------------------M A N U F A C T U R I N G ---------------------------------------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G -----------------------------------------wh o l e s a l e

6.40

$

WORKERS

all

p u b l i c

6.80

o

2.40 under
2.60 2.80

r e t a i l

$
6.40

S

U n d e r an d
00

M edian *

o

*

o

M ean

6.00

~5----- S
1 ----- S
1 ----- 1 -----“5---- 1 ----- $
$
3 . 2 0 3. 40 3 .60 3 . 8 0 4 . 0 0 4 . 2 0 4 . 4 0 4 . 8 0 5 . 2 0 5 . 6 0

o

O c c u p a t i o n a n d industry division

------- s----- S
1 ----- S
2.40 2.60 2.80 3.00

o

Number
of
workers

-

-

-

-

-

-

•

-

-

-

3

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

5
5

-

5
4
1

25
14
11

52
37
15
10
5

34
8
26
15
9

64
49
15
10
1

83
29
54
36
16

51
28
23

125
50
75

13

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

117

27

-

-

11 7

27

-

-

6

1

-

11

-

1
1

48

48

48

9
48

5

“

10
10

-

10

-

.
-

9

27

162
60
10 2

78
67
11

9

no

74

6U
44

28

-

-

-

-

-

-

18

21

72

9

42

107
81
26
9
10

237
99
138

92
40
52

268
68
200

766
292
474

558
121
437

-

-

•

-

147
53

320
145

233
204

34
27

-

-

-

81
21

42
17

-

-

13

5

5

-

-

118
11

31
21

13

247
59
52

28

-

50
45

21

-

18

178
165
13

at $ 8 . 8 0 to $9.20.

27
3

18

87
28
59

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




-

-

-

20

274
R

21
5
16

-

6

24
24

16

66
21
45
28
17

43

28

-

13
385
180
5
2
3
3

-

-

-

-

4
-

-

-

-

-

*

-

-

6

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

6

-

-

6
-

-

-

_

-

-

“

-

-

.
-

-

4

*

-

-

43
6
37

28

-

-

*

243
8
235
13 5
100

87
2
85
79

4
4

2
2

-

-

6

165
200
-

-

Table A-5. Hourly earnings of material movement and custodial workers in Chicago, III., May 1976— Continued
Hourly earnings 4

N u m b e r of w o r k e r s rece iv in g stra ig ht -t im e h o u r l y e a r n i n g s of ----

Mean 2

Median2

%
2.40

S

S

6*8o

7.20

S
7.60

1 ------- 1 -----$
8 . 0 0 8 . 4 0 8.8ft

7.20

7,60

8.00

8.40

8.80

over

120
43
77
65
12

209
35
174
5
169

1687
56
1631
1351
280

50
30
20
20
-

4
4
-

-

2
2
-

-

-

-

17
17
-

-

8
8
-

$
2.60

$
2.80

$
3.00

%

3
S
1
3.40 3.60 3.80

I
4.00

S

S

S

S

S

S

3.20

4.20

4.40

4.80

5.20

5.60

6.00

CJ
V

O c c u p a t i o n a n d i ndustry division

L
of
workers

$
2.40

N

3.20

3.40

3.60

3.80

4.00

4.20

4.40

4.80

5.20

5.60

6.00

6.40

6 .8 0

an d
under

s
6.40

'

"

"

and

"

o
00
•

3.00

91
91
63
24

95
95
83
3

42
20
22
8

144
84
60
40
12

316
156
160
144
12

421
79
342
313
29

245
152
93
61
30

265
103
162
112
50

399
162
237
127
n o

333
104
229
173
43

866
462
404
195
209

838
268
570
554
16

742
172
570
518
52

279
13
266
244
-

1447
186
1261
1155
77

81

198
108
90
63
4

124
30
94
54
9

232
30
20 2
9
5

355
133
222
172
11

175
98
77
19
15

309
250
59
10
19

795
435
360
333
12

467
370
97
30
28

339
217
122

677
339
338
250
73

28?
203
79
60
19

363
115
248
240
8

354
228
126
107
19

318
173
145
14 0
5

616
614
2
2

48
40
8
8

12

492
266
226
78
148

-

183
14
169
169
-

-

-

-

136
10
126
72
54

182
140
42
-

283
110
173
12 6
42

239
86
153
83
5b

358
195
163
2
10
45

331
96
235
105
78

1025
827
198
108

684
599
85
33
49

441
311
13 0
73
56

1012
847
165
«
72
54

2725
2075
650
7
415
228

1527
853
674
27
431
216

1237
679
558
27
324
207

2184
1625
559
187
104
247

1996
673
1323
419
558
346

940
271
669
401
5
263

1020
11
1009
573
436

1653
109
1544
1214
220
11 0

3089
8
3081
3071
10
-

-

-

-

*

-

-

*
*

_
-

-

16

“

16
*
*

35
19
16
-

23
23
“

61
61
•

496
468
28
*

293
224
69
“
1

717
709
8
“

1270
1128
142
76
58

1265
1026
239
227
12

910
822
88
67
2i

528
437
91
11
61
19

1937
1205
732
148
513
71

959
649
310
177
122
11

261
23
238
200
30
8

627
51
576
356
220

499
393
106
51
55
*

•
•
-

•
-

•
-

-

-

-

-

-

87
87

46
46

*

*

•

38
28
10

92
78
14

6
2
4

175
15 0
25

263
168
95

71
71

54
32
22

51
51

-

*

155
144
11

-

*

65
65
“

-

*

*

29
29

*

“

-

-

945
945

262
JC
232

1778
20
1758

506
164
342
24
5
12
144
157

577
15 0
427

250
85
165
20

2
14
24
16

269
75
194
2
16
95
81

225
68
157

24
1734

182
18
164
10
21
62
71

129
73
56

16
216

746
2
744
*
25
10
709

137
4
133

*945

4002
20
3982
«
27
14
10
3931

6
45
63
43

26
69
138
194

52
79
14

281
89
192
13
27
58
48

237
17 0
67
43
1
7
16
-

320
218
102
13
17
22
50
-

88
2
86
7
2
77
•

45
45
18
•
27
-

9
9
9
-

-

•
-

-

44

393
220
173
30
1
30
107
5

-

-

-

-

-

-

35

41

12 0

47

74

48

68

201

157

218

2

-

*

*

34

44

21

76

37

21

19

13

-

-

-

-

“

-

-

898 54 19
694 1297
204 41 22
5
122
140
11
124
30 1
7 1900
57 1659

1217
606
611
131
41
96
302
41

894
706
18o
89
61
33

1049
823
226
15 1
57
18
-

823
575
248
184
42
22
-

40
-

51
4
47
11
36
-

172
81
91
58
33
-

•
-

-

•
•
•
-

.
•
.

'

‘

2.6o
ALL W O R K E R S —
CONTINUED
$
5.40
4.69
5.63
5.67
5.56

$

$

$

8,595
2*131
6*464
5,223
1*136

5.32
4.57
5.91
5.95
5.38

4.263.854.424.714.22-

6.39
5.26
7.20
7.33
7.19

6.438
3.693
2,745
1,933
389

4.80
4.98
4.57
4.84
4.55

4.54
4.74
4.33
4 . So
4.55

3.903.963.383.924.14-

5.91
6.17
5.64
5.91
4.81

-

81
81
*

21*158
------ —
9,525
n u f a c t u r i n g
------------------------n m a n u f a c t u r i n g -------------------- - 1 1 , 6 3 3
5*928
P U B L I C U T I L I T I E S -----------------2*731
wh o l e s a l e
tr ad e
------------------2,643
R E T A I L T R A D E ------------------------

5.60
4.82
6.24
7.28
5.03
5.46

5.69
4.57
6.69
7.70
5.02
5.73

4.414.235.237.024.454.49-

7.02
5.73
7.70
7.70
6.16
6.41

96
96
90
6

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

9*897
7*238
2*659
587
1,507
421

5.59
5.33
6.29
6.70
6.30
6.50

5.42
5.17
6.37
6.47
6.30
7.23

4.644.505.946.375.945.88-

6.39
6.15
7.23
6.93
7.38
7.23

_

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

1.132
829
303

5.68
5.29
6.75

6.10
5.52
6.49

4.644.246.43-

6.46
6.36
7 . t5

-

G U A R O S A N D W A T C H M E N --------------------- 1 1 * 3 8 1
1.408
M A N U F A C T U R I N G ----------- ------------9.973
N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G --------------------P U B L I C U T I L I T I E S -----------------17 0
144
wh o l e s a l e
tr ad e
------------------569
R E T A I L T R A D E -----------------------846
F I N A N C E ------------------------------8.244
S E R V I C E S -----------------------------

3.43
5.10
3.20
5.84
4.42
4.95
4.65
2.85

2.8 0
5.12
2.80
5.85
4.40
4.80
4.49
2.8 0

2.75- 4.05
4.18- 6.24
2.70 - 3.00
5.07- 6.37
3.29- 5.48
3.68- 5.88
4.05- 5.32
2.65- 2.85

ORDER

FILLERS

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

------------------------c t u r i n g --------------------------------------l e
t r ad e
T R A D E ------------------------

m a n u f a c t u r i n g
n o n m a n u f a
w h o l e s a

RETAIL
SHIPPING
m a
n o

PACKERS

------------------------n u f a c t u r i n g
------------------------n m a n u f a c t u r i n g --------------------W H O L E S A L E t r a d e ------------------R E T A I L t r a d e ------------------------

ma t e r i a l
m a
n o

h a n d l i n g

l a b o r e r s

-

-

42

18
31
84

GUARDSt
MANUFACTURING

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

1.011

5.48

5.79

4.49-

6.34

:
MANUFACTURING

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

397

4.13

4.15

3.68-

4.65

*

30

20

20

2

4

18

38

P O R T E R S , A N D C L E A N E R S ---- 2 2 . 8 0 8
7.838
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 4 , 9 7 0
1.046
P U B L I C U T I L I T I E S -----------------674
W H O L E S A L E T R A D E ------------------1,735
R E T A I L T R A D F -----------------------3,713
F I N A N C E ------------------------------7,802
S E R V I C E S -----------------------------

4.23
4.56
4.06
5.33
4.59
3.97
4.38
3.71

4.10
4.48
4.07
5.2ft
4.5ft
3.85
4.57
4.07

3.753.933.504.183.953.504.073.10-

4.65
5.27
4.64
6.14
5.22
4.50
4.64
4.07

254
254
-

699

672

546
114
432
63
11
358

1190
232
958
55
92
46
765

728
171
557
26
82
13
436

812
30 1
511

m i
425
686

6
93
44
368

21
166
14
485

*

*

w a t c h m e n

JANITORS,

9
36
19
190

no
569
39
33
10
50 7

99
573
80
493

1230 5 0 0 3
791
809
439 4194
5
260
24
10 1
119
337
16 1 3 2 9
57 2 3 8 5

no

d
1

*
'

*

Workers

were

at $ 2 . 2 0 to $2.40.

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




22

40
30
8
2
•

*

Table A-5a. Hourly earnings of material movement and custodial workers—large establishments
in Chicago, III., May 1976
N u m b e r of workers receiving straight-time hourly earnings of-----

Hourly earnings 4

S

Number

2. 20

O c c u p a t i o n a n d industry division
Mean 2

M e di a n2

Middle range 2

5*024
1.042
3.982
1.455

$
7.47
7.09
7.56
7.29

$
7.43
7.32

---------

51

--------

TRUCKORIVERS* HEAVY TRUCK
( T R A I L E R ) -----------------------------M A N U F A C T U R I N G ------------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G --------------------P U B L I C U T I L I T I E S ------------ -----

.

li gh t

TRUCKORIVERS,

TRUCKORIVERS.
(o t h e r t h a n

S

S

s

S

S

$

S

3 .40

3.60

3.80

4.00

4.20

4.40

4.80

5.20

5.6o

6.00

6»^0

6«8o

7.2o

7.60

8.00

S
8.40

S

3 .20

2.60

2.80

3.00

3 .20

3 .40

3 .60

3.80

4.00

4.20

4.40

4.80

5.20

5.60

6.00

6.40

6 .8 0

7,20

7,60

8,00

8.40

8.80

over

-

-

27
25
2
1

13
-

52
49

157
104

13
3

3

53
7

446
14
432
413

1849
571
1278
947

1939
138

3
3

1801
73

336
20
316

-

6
6
-

T

*

1

1

8. 8o

and

truck

MEDIUM

HEAVY
t r a i l e

TRUCK

TRUCK
r ) ---------------

7.70
7.33

$
7.80
7.43
7.83
7.35

-

“

-

-

“

*

-

*

10
4
6
3

-

186
111
75
5

-

-

-

6.35

6.27

5.63-

7.11

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

2

2

*

3

17

-

12

-

6

-

-

-

1.702

7.51

7.80

7.26-

7.80

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

5

10

-

2

18

6

290

463

908

-

-

-

2.465
221
2.244
869

7.60
7.13
7.65
7.92

7.70
6.70

7.93
7.77
7.93
8.15

-

.

.

3

.

-

-

-

-

7.70
7.93

7.356.707.357.70-

-

“

3
3

-

-

25
25
-

96
94
2
2

23
5
18

916
53
863
550

20
316
316

-

6
6
-

*

1054
18
1036
1

*

*

324

6.71

7.18

6.11-

7.18

-

-

-

-

492
267
225

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

931
3B6
545
492

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

4.484.485.88-

6.35
5.78
6.35

5.60
5.57

5.75
5.63
5.83
5.75

4.964.914.984.95-

6.28
6.26
6.28
6.28

236
177

6.08
6.13

6.33
6.36

5.725.68-

6.50
6.5?

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

2.017
916
1.101

5.29
5.36
5.22

5.17
5.42
5.16

4.564.704.52-

6.45
6.3?
6.62

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

3.999
1.288
2.711
1,527
1.136

5.68
5.13
5.95
6.27
5.56

5.84
4.89
6.30
6.30
5.38

4.624.494.855.794.22-

6.50
5.50
7.19
6.38
7.19

SHIPPING

2.137
1,324
813
389

5.25
4.92
5.79
4.55

4.80
4.37
6.20
4.55

4.134.034.584.14-

6.47
5.75
6.53
4.81

PACKERS

------------------------------------------------c t u r i n g ------ -------- ----T R A D E ---- -------------------

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

5.54
5.07

5.78
4.60
6.35

RETAIL

S

3 .00

S

$
7.326.707.337.18-

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

n o n m a n u f a

S

2.80

T

WORKERS

T R U C K O R I V E R S ------------------------------M A N U F A C T U R I N G ------------------------n o n m a n u f a c t u r i n g
--------------------R E T A I L T R A D E ----------------------t r u c k o r i v e r s

i

2 .6 0

1 ----------

and
under
2. 40

ALL

S

2.4o

■5---------- $

6.10
5.53
5.44

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

8,524
3,842
4,682
1,463
2,637

6.00
6.98
5.47

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

5,036
4,118
918
421

5.85
5.69
6.60
6.50

5.62
5.16

5.73
5.20
6.30
7.33
5.73
6.09
5.67
6.36
7.23

3
-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

“

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

“
3

3
3

336

-

-

-

15

-

29

65

45

121

46

3

-

-

-

30
27
3

9
6
3

97

34
22
12

26

90
7

88
56
32

117
8
109

31
11
20

22
8
14

7
1
6

5
2
3

4
4

-

-

16

*

-

-

28
17
11
9

70
27
43
42

116
46
70
70

92
41
51
51

216
103
113
109

160
14

21
5
16
16

17
-

6
-

s*

146
112

109
8?
27
27

17
17

6

•
-

-

-

-

-

-

22
22

*

-

-

*

*

“

-

*

-

-

5
4

11
4
7
6

15
10
5
5

16
8
8
6

1
-

1
1

11
b
5
4

1
1

37
19
18
16

-

-

-

-

-

2
2

p
2

2
2

3
3

2
2

3
3

18
7

19
16

30
15

92
77

27
12

6
6

28
28

•

•

-

-

”

*

28
15
13

30
25
5

86
49
37

53
40
13

65
36
29

275
141
134

347
81
266

246
204
42

23
15
8

145
110
35

368
184
184

102
8
94

8?
2

4
4

2
2

•
-

-

-

-

-

85
55
30

77
25
52
2
50

196
74
122
12
110

143
94
49
6
43

563
350
213
4
209

381
205
176
160
16

38b
149
236
184

118
13
105
83

55
43
12
-

204
35
169

52

-

919
126
793
705
77

12

169

73
61

338
310
28
28

173
161
12
12

269
121
148
148

178
105
73
73

99
80
19
19

44
36
8

156
30
126
19

318
173
145

28
26
2
2

299
245
54

653
410
243

-

-

-

-

_

-

1
1

-

-

1
1

•
-

48
-

27
-

21
-

17

-

48

48
48

27

21

17

.

24

10

21
5
16
12

41
12
29
29

30

19
8

94
79
15
15

44
25
19
19

-

-

-

10
-

-

24

10

10

-

-

-

24
10
14
-

3

8

12

4

29
20
9
9

15
10
5
5

-

24
-

-

-

-

-

-

54

4
4

4.66-

6.41

6

42

56

4.405.14-

5.82
7.16

•

-

-

6

54

42

12
44

6.084,50”

7.70
6.41

-

-

-

-

-

6

54

42

39

53

4.954.836.205.88-

6.53
6.39
7.41
7.23

-

-

-

-

83
28
55

11
11
67
14
53
2
45

-

-

-

19
19

-

-

-

-

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




-

-

-

23

-

-

12
12

231
121
110

311
259
52

343
266

-

-

-

-

-

7

78

108

49

56

54

228

12
12

11
11

57
57

149
148

265
265

487
427

-

-

97
15
82

77

1
1

60
58

1002
667
335
27
216
536
510
26
12

lu

812
574
238
27
207
542
519
23
21

a

1028
569
459
187
247

1215
263
952
248
346

382
346
36
19

1162
833
329
71

5

-

80
707
56
651
371
280

30
30
-

4
4
-

-

48
40
8
-

560
271
289
26

447
11
436
-

545
109
436
274

263

436

110

544
504

31
23
8
8

367
51
316

40
11

-

220

.
-

2
2
-

*

-

-

183
14
169

17
17

-

8
8

-

-

-

*

“

-

-

673
8
665
665

-

•

_

-*

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

472
393
79

-

-

.

-

-

-

-

-

-

Table A-5a. Hourly earnings of material movement and custodial workers—large establishments
in Chicago, III., May 1976— Continued
N u m b e r of workers receiving straight-time hourly earnings of—

Hourly earnings 4

$
2.20

Number

O c c u p a t i o n a n d industry division

of
workers

Mein 2

M e di a n2

Middle range 2

—
2.80

$
3.00

*
3.20

$
3 . A0

$

3.60

3.80

A.OO

2.6 0

3.00

3.20

3.60

3.60

3.80

A.OO

A . 20

-

A6
A6

"5---- 1 ----- $
A . 20 A . A 0 A . 80

S
5.20

i

—
5.6o

6.00

$
6. A0

S
6.80

$

S

S

7 .2 0

7.60

S
a.oo

8. A p

1 ----a .a

o

an d
under
2 . A0

ALL

%

----- %
2 . AC 2 . 6 0

s
8 .8 0

and
2.80

over

A, A 0

A . 80

5.20

5.60

6.00

6 . A0

6 .8 0

7,20

7,60

8.00

A
8

155
1AA
11

28
28

92
78
1A

6
2
A

16 0
15 0
10

2A3
168
75

71
71

5A
32
22

-

-

-

6

*

-

“

A25
1A 9
276

20 A
69
135

269
81
18b
15
5b

22 1
16 0
61
37
7

317
218
99
10
22

88
2
86

27

9

-

-

•

-

-

7

•

77

27

AA

3TA
20 A
17 0
27
30
5

-

-

-

-

60

185

1A7

218

2

-

*

8.80

WORKERS

co n t i n u e d

P O WE R- TR UC K OP E R A T O R S (OTHER
T H A N F O R K L I F T ) -------M A N U F A C T U R I N G -----NONMANUFACTURING —

869
656
213

GUARDS!
MANUFACTURING

$
A . 97A . 656.A3-

$
6.A6
6.A6
7.15

3.69
5.30
3.35
5.9A
A . 95
2.87

2.85
5. A a
2.80
5.85

A . 62
6.28
3.10
6.31
5.88
2.85

230

2.80

2.80A . 322.805.A93.662.75-

950

5.51

5.79

A. 56-

6.3A

*

273

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

$
6. 1A
6.10
6.A9

6,918
1,223
5,695
116
569
A.5AA

GU AR DS AND W A T C H M E N —
M A N U F A C T U R I N G -------------NONMANUFACTURING —
PIJPLIC U T I L I T I E S
R E T A I L t r a d e ----------S E R V I C E S -----------------------

$
5.92
5.68
6.6A

A.5A

4.4]

A . 03-

A.oo

*

~

“

-

2

4

A

9

3A

AA

21

76

22

21

19

13

-

9,036
A, 3 A 6
5,090
903
12 7
1.501
533

A .A 6

6.35
A. 70
4.07
6.0 9
S . 54
3.85
A . 56

3 .9 3 -

A . 95

A

111

180

309

-

-

A

180

2

1807
663
1 1A A
111

801
675
12 6

-

557
388
169
139

A99
295
20 A
16 0

A .A ?-

6.21

-

I l l
*

1753
383
1370
260

2
-

A .68
5 .7 0

829
A56
373

7 =2

5.39

A8?
188
29A

6So

3 .6 1 A .16-

309
73
13 6

1 A0

A . 13-

187
2A
16 3

2

-

12

4 .5 0

A

17

56

22
22

A .8 r

.
-

-

-

-

1A7

818

2772

-

-

-

-

1A7

818

2772

-

-

-

-

23 0

16

131
*

2A

1A

79A

2758

36b
2
366
?t>
3A1

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

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

See

--------

A .76

A.2A
5 . 1 A

5.36
A . 06
A . A0

A . 07-

8.76

-

-

A7
1

77

232

-

77
A
73

36
8
28

-

-

31
A?

21

58
82
-

4

2

6

76

e?

62
A

2

24

80
AA
36

*

136
55
81

17A
15 9
15

-

1A 6
68
78

-

3

-

-

-

-

1A
16

16
60

12

A5

-

-

69
10 A

52
1A

35

5

-

footnotes at e n d of tables.




-

“

“

WATCHMFN!

JANITORS. PORTERS, AND C L E A N E R S
M A N U F A C T U R I N G -------------NONMANUFACTURING —
PUBLIC UTILITIES
WHOLESALE TRADE R E T A I L T R A D E ----------F I N A N C E ------------

"

-

23 0
-

-

-

21

115

A7

73

A7

-

16
150
4

337
A

72
209

A86
16A
s
-

12 A
7

20

AS5
257
131

26

-

B\.
4

289
257

7?

35

36

d

18

2
-

2

-

A1
A
37
1
-

36

27

6

-

-

9

-P

-

-

-

-

-

-

9

-

-

-

-

*

-

-

“

*

-

-

•

*

-

-

•

.

-

.

-

-

-

•

-

123
81
A2
1A
28

-

-

-

-

-

•
-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-




Table A-6. Average hourly earnings of maintenance, toolroom,
powerplant, material movement, and custodial workers.
by sex, in Chicago, III., May 1976
Sex,

3

Number
of
workers

occupation, a n d in du st ry division

MAINTENANCE., t o o l r o o m ,
POWERPLANT OCCUPATIONS -

earnings4

A verage
(m e a n 2 )
hourly
earnings 4

$
7.76
7.22

209

8.65
8.42

495

Sex, 3 occupation, a n d in du st ry division

Number
of
workers

1*808
1*072

A vera ge
(m e a n 2 )

6.87

, TOOLROOM, AND
POWERPLANT OCCUPATIONS MEN— CONTINUED

and

m a i n t e n a n c e

MEN
$
408
329

6.61
8.63

J ut V XV ^
'
*c

SERVICES
2,980
863
94

ma i n t e n a n c e

(MACHINERY)

-

7 19
7i 18
7.46
7.85

5,784
4,981

6.89

3*317

MECHANICS

8.43

2,866
2,721
145
103
MAINTENANCE

7.19
8.26

58

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

-» O/

1j t j j j
wnU C w^ l
L L

|Itfllit

™

®®

me c h a n i c s

7 nr
j Tt jt

1*769
506
2, 1 5 5
8.10
10

„ ,

1*104
1*007
97
51
MAINTENANCE

SHEET-METAL

WORKEPS

—

9.43

223

'0 0

7.17

1.085
1.055
TRUCKDPIVERS,

1,859
1,824

HEAVY

TRUCK

,

A r,
J 1J

1.035
230

1*061
762

1*206

rw

5.02
1*411
,

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

25

,,,




Table A-6. Average hourly earnings of maintenance, toolroom,
powerplant, material movement, and custodial workers.
by sex, in Chicago, III., May 1976— Continued
Sex, 3 occupation, a n d i n du st ry division

ma t e r i a l

mo v e m e n t

OCCUPATIONS
SHIPPING.AND

"n v J L t

and

A vera ge
(m e a n 2 )
hourly
earnings4

1H A U L

A verage
(m e a n 2 )
hourly
earnings 4

M A TE RI AL m o v e m e n t AND CUST OD IA L
OCCUPATIONS - MEN— CONTINUED

cu st odi al

C L E R K $ ------

Number
of
workers

Sex, 3 occupation, a n d in du st ry division

- MEN— CONTINUED

RECEIVING

iflLL

Number
of
workers

1.057

$
5.27

GUARDS

AND

WATCHMEN— CONTINUED

936

""

1 4 J rj
JANITORS,
■nv L
*

I K A L/C. " ™ "

t

1 *633

PORTERS,

AND

CLEANERS

5.14
4.46

---- 1 6 . 2 5 5
6,816

4.32
4.58

736
7.043
1.724

4.80
5.96

2.134
4,479

MATERIAL MOVEMENT
OCCUPATIONS
WHOLESALE

TRADE

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

1.779

ALC

1K A U C

""

^

AND CUST OD IA L
- WOMEN

4.85

210
"H U L L j

1*

Jn r
707

1,552
5.51
1*145

6.70
6.30
6.50
POWER-TRUCK

OPERATORS

MANUFACTURING

(OTHEP

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

1.116
813
Jv O

5.30

JANITORS*
169
144
544
763
7.954

3.18
5.84
4.42
4.97

S e e footnotes at e n d of tables.

26

PORTERS*

AND

CLEANERS

----

6*260
5,334
247
3,323

3.96

Table A-6a. Average hourly earnings of maintenance, toolroom, powerplant, material movement,
and custodial workers, by sex—large establishments in Chicago, III., May 1976
Sex,

3

occupation, a n d in d u st ry division

Num ber
of
workers

A vera ge
(m ea n 2 )
hourly
earnings4

, to ol roo m, and
OCCUPATIONS - MEN

m a i n t e n a n c e

POWERPLANT

Sex, 3 occupation, a n d in du st ry division

MATERIAL m o v e m e n t
OCCUPATIONS

and

-

...V i-. .

7.22
6.83
7.82
7.01

2.811
2*113
698

7.61
7.41
8.20

TRUCKDRIVERS

*

LIGHT

TRUCKDRIVERS

*

MEDIUM

292
191
10 1
.

MECHANICS

ma i n t e n a n c e

7.16
6.83
7.78

TRUCKDRIVERS*
(TRAILER) —

2*095
1.990

MATERIAL m o v e m e n t a n d c u s t o d i a
OCCUPATIONS - MEN— CONTINUED

cu s t o d i a l

MEN

7.31
7.28

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

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

— —

—

— —

—

1.026
3.922
1.455
51

A verage
(m e a n 2 )
hourly
earnings4

l

(OTHER

$

6.35

—

—

1.645

7.51

— — — — —

—

2.446

7.61

7.9?

TRUCK

——————

TRUCK

HEAVY
— —

OPERATORS

Number
of
workers

7.10
7.56
7.29

866

(MACHINERY)

-

3*988
3.434

7.21

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

TRUCK

4f 3 6 5

MAINTENANCE

MECHANICS

v L C KI\ O

— — — —

324

6.71

215

5.23
5.52
5.36
5.62

j a n i t o r s

—

—

—

——

—

—

7.71
7.12
7.93
7.94

927
71

TRUCK
) —

*

MANIJF A C T U R I N G
1.754
484
1.270
1.078

i li \i a i,v,w

HEAVY
t r a i l e r

875
WATCHMEN!

065
331
534

j n I r ' INu

,

p o r t e r s

,

and

—

6*749

4*58

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

593
1* ?70
1*055

5*50
4. 1 1

cl ea ner s

7.34

PUPLIC
RETAIL

u t i l i t i e s

TRADP

________—

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

r i" l r l i i l k j

MATERIAL m o v e m e n t
OCCUPATIONS

MAINTENANCE

TRADES

MACHINE-TOOL

wo rk ers

HELPERS

OPERATORS

--------

— -----------------

(TOOLROOM)

-

7 31
7.32

804
573

5.66
5.68

829

7.53
7*53
7.83
7.03

cu st odi al

5 .1 8
1.1 0 0
1,996
6
1,331 . 3 9
-

MATERIAL
100
r m ^ T,..__ r
—
-\

and

- WOMEN

7.41
7.41

2.705

SHEET-METAL

167
165
1,449
1.414

MAINTENANCE

1,347
892
455
HANDLING

————————

7,983
3.568

5.65
5.15

2,499

LABORERS

18 8
715

5.72
5.23
6.69

5.52

'

7.72
7.26
8.61
8.65
8.74

PORTERS,

AND

CLEANERS

--------

2, 39 4
1*758

8,757

70

S e e footnotes at e n d of tables.

27

5.84

'i5

43?
JANITORS,

1.123
379
176
86




Sex, 3 occupation, a n d i n du st ry division

GUARDS!

.

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

p n xnr

A vera ge
(m e a n 2 )
hourly
earnings4

POWER-TRUCK

509
307
202
83

“ ArlUr A t 1U K I n u

Number
of
workers

4. 15

Table A-7. Percent increases in average hourly earnings for selected
occupational groups, adjusted for employment shifts,
in Chicago, III., for selected periods
Industry an d oc c u pa ti on al g r o u p
( m e n and w o m e n c o m b i n e d )

J u n e 1 9 72 to M a y 1973
11 - m o n t h
increase

A n n u a l rate
of i n c r e a s e

M a y 19 73
to
M a y 1 9 74

M a y 19 74
to
M a y 19 75

M a y 1 9 75
to
M a y 19 76

All industries:
Office cl er ic al_________________________________________
El ec tronic data p r o c e s s i n g ______________
.......
Industrial n u r s e s _________ _________ _______ _____ ..
Skilled m a i n t e n a n c e t r a d e s * * _
.
.
_____
Unskilled plant w o r k e r s * * ..........................

5.2
*
5.0
5.7
7.1

5.7
*
5.5
6.2
7.8

6.8
*
6.5
8.1
8.3

8.5
7.6
9.6
10.2
9.8

7.8
7.7
6.5
8.2
9.5

Manufacturing:
Office clerical... _______ ______________ _
______
El ec tronic data p r o c e s s i n g __________________________
Industrial n u r s e s _ ------- ------------------------Skilled m a i n t e n a n c e tr a d e s * * ________
_________
Un skilled plant w o r k e r s * * _____ _____ __ ______ —

5.2
*
4.6
4.8
5.9

5.7
*
5.0
5.2
6.5

6.7
6.4
8.7
8.1

9.0
9.6
9.4
10.8
10.6

7.6
7.6
6.5
8.1
8.8

5.2
*
7.2
scjse
jsej

5.7
*

6.9
*
7.0
***
8.4

8.1
6.5
10.2
***
9.3

7.9
7.7
6.7
** *

Nonmanufacturing:
Office cl er ic al ______________
_______ ______ _______
El ec tronic data p r o c e s s i n g ____ ___________ ______
Industrial n u r s e s ________________ _____________________
Skilled m a i n t e n a n c e tr a d e s * * _ __________ _________
Un skilled plant w o r k e r s * * ----- --------------------

7.9
** *
8.8

8.0

*

9.9

D a t a not available.

**
***

*

Percent in creases for periods ending p rior to 1976 relate to men only.
Data do not m eet publication crite ria .

Footnotes
1 S t a n d a r d h o u r s reflect the w o r k w e e k for w h i c h e m p l o y e e s r e c e iv e their re gu la r st ra ight-time salaries (exclusive of p a y for o v e r t i m e at r e g u l a r a n d / o r p r e m i u m rates), a n d the e a r n i n g s c o r r e s p o n d
to these w e e k l y hours.
2 T h e m e a n is c o m p u t e d for e a c h job b y totaling the e a r n i n g s of all w o r k e r s a n d dividing b y the n u m b e r of w o r k e r s .
T h e m e d i a n de s i g n a t e s position— half of the e m p l o y e e s s u r v e y e d r e c e iv e m o r e
a n d half re ce iv e less than the rate s h o w n .
T h e m i d d l e r a n g e is defined b y 2 rates of pay; a fourth of the w o r k e r s e a r n less th an the l o w e r of t h es e rates a n d a fourth e a r n m o r e t h a n the hi gh er rate.
3 E a r n i n g s da ta relate on ly to w o r k e r s w h o s e se x identification w a s p r o v i d e d b y the establ is hm en t.
4 E x c l u d e s p r e m i u m p a y for o v e r t i m e a n d for w o r k o n w e e k e n d s , holidays, a n d late shifts.




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Appendix A
A r e a w age and r elated ben efits data are obtain ed by p e r s o n a l v is it s
o f Bu reau f ie ld r e p r e s e n t a t iv e s at 3 - y e a r in t e r v a ls . 1 In each o f the i n t e r ­
*
vening y e a r s , in f o r m a t io n on e m p lo y m e n t and oc cu p a t io n a l e arn in g s is c o l ­
le c te d by a co m b in a tio n o f p e r s o n a l v is it , m a i l q u e st io n n a ir e , and telephone
in te r v ie w f r o m es t a b lis h m e n t s p a rticip a tin g in the p r e v i o u s su r v ey .

d e s c r i b e d , o r f o r s om e in du stry d iv is io n s within the s c o p e of the su r v e y , are
not p r e s e n te d in the A - s e r i e s ta b le s , b e c a u s e either (1) e m p loy m en t in the
occu p a t io n is to o s m a ll to p r o v id e enough data to m e r i t p r esen ta tion , o r
(2) th ere is p o s s ib ilit y o f d i s c l o s u r e o f in div id ual estab lish m en t data.
Sepa­
rate m e n ' s and w o m e n 's e arn in g s data are not p r e s e n te d when the n um ber of
w o r k e r s not iden tified by sex is 20 p e r c e n t o r m o r e o f the m en o r w om en
iden tified in an o c cu p a t io n .
E a rn in gs data not shown sep a r a tely f o r in dustry
d iv is io n s ar e in cluded in data f o r all in d u str ies c om bin ed.
L ik e w is e ,
data ar e in cluded in the o v e r a l l c l a s s i f i c a t i o n when a . su b c la s s if ic a t i o n of
e l e c t r o n i c s t e c h n i c i a n s , s e c r e t a r i e s , o r t r u c k d r i v e r s is not shown o r i n f o r ­
m a tio n to s u b c la s s if y is not av a ila b le.

In eac h o f the 84 2 a r e a s c u r r e n t l y s u r v e y e d , data ar e obtain ed f r o m
r e p r e s e n t a t iv e e s t a b lis h m e n t s within six b r o a d in du stry d iv is io n s :
M an u fa c­
turin g; tr a n s p o r t a tio n , c o m m u n ic a tio n , and oth er publi c u tilities ; w h o le sa le
trad e; r e t a i l t r a d e ; fin an ce, in s u r a n c e , and r e a l estate; and s e r v i c e s .
M a jo r
in d u str y g rou ps e x clu d e d f r o m th ese studies ar e g over n m en t o p e r a t io n s and
the c o n s tr u c tio n and e x t r a c t iv e in d u str ie s .
E s ta b lis h m e n ts having fe w e r than
a p r e s c r i b e d n u m b e r o f w o r k e r s are om itted b e c a u s e o f in su ffic ie n t e m p l o y ­
m ent in the o c c u p a t io n s studied.
Separate tabula tions are p r o v i d e d f o r each
o f the b r o a d in du stry d iv is io n s which m e e t pu blica tion c r i t e r i a .

O cc u p a tion a l e m p lo y m e n t and earn ing s data are shown f o r f u ll- t i m e
w o r k e r s , i . e . , th ose h ired to w o rk a r e g u la r w eek ly sch edule.
Earn in gs data
ex clu d e p r e m iu m pay f o r o v e r t i m e and f o r w o rk on w eek en ds , h olid a ys , and
late shifts. Non production b o n u s e s ar e ex clu d e d , but c o s t - o f - l i v i n g a llow a n ces
and in cen tive bon u ses ar e in cluded .
W eek ly hours f o r o f f i c e c l e r i c a l and
p r o f e s s i o n a l and te c h n ic a l o c c u p a t io n s r e f e r to the standard w ork w eek
(rounded to the n e a r e s t half hour) f o r w hich e m p lo y e e s r e c e i v e r egu la r
s t r a ig h t - t im e s a l a r i e s ( e x c lu s i v e o f pay f o r o v e r t im e at re g u la r a n d / o r
p r e m iu m r a t e s ) .
A v e r a g e w e e k ly earn ing s f o r th ese o c cu p a tion s ar e rounded
to the n e a r e s t half d o ll a r .

T h ese s u r v e y s ar e c ondu cted on a sa m p le b a s i s .
The sam plin g
p r o c e d u r e s in volve detailed st ra tifica tio n o f all es t a b lis h m e n t s within the
s c o p e o f an in div id ual a r e a s u r v e y by in d u str y and n um ber o f e m p l o y e e s .
F r o m this stra tified u n iv er se a p r o b a b ility sa m ple is s e l e c t e d , with each
e s ta b lis h m en t having a p r e d e te r m in e d cha nce o f s e l e c t io n . T o obtain optim um
a c c u r a c y at m in im u m c o s t , a g r e a t e r p r o p o r t io n o f large than s m a ll e s t a b ­
lis h m en ts is s e l e c t e d .
When data ar e c o m b i n e d , each e sta b lis h m en t is
w eig hted a c c o r d i n g to its pr ob a b ility of se l e c t io n , so that unbiased e s t im a te s
ar e g en erated .
F o r e x a m p le , i f one out o f fo u r es t a b lis h m e n t s is s e le c t e d ,
it is giv en a weight of fo u r to r e p r e s e n t i t s e l f plus th r e e o th e r s .
An alternate
o f the sa m e o r ig i n a l p r o b a b ility is c h o s e n in the sa m e in d u s t r y - s i z e c l a s s i ­
fic a t io n i f data ar e not availa ble f r o m the o r ig i n a l sam ple m e m b e r .
If no
suitable substitute is a v a ila b le , additional weight is a s s ig n e d to a sam ple
m e m b e r that is s i m il a r to the m i s s i n g unit.

T h e s e su r v e y s m e a s u r e the l e v e l o f o c cu p a t io n a l earn ing s in an a r e a
at a p a r t ic u la r tim e .
C o m p a r i s o n s o f indiv idual o c cu p a t io n a l a v e r a g e s o v e r
t i m e m a y not r e f l e c t e x p e ct e d w age c h a n g e s . The a v e r a g e s fo r in div id ual jo b s
a r e a ffe c te d by c ha ng es in w a g e s and e m p loy m en t pa ttern s.
F o r exam ple,
p r o p o r t i o n s o f w o r k e r s e m p lo y e d by h igh - o r lo w - w a g e f i r m s m a y c h a n g e, o r
h ig h -w a g e w o r k e r s m a y advance to better jo b s and be r e p la c e d by new
w o r k e r s at lo w e r r a te s .
Such shifts in e m p loy m en t cou ld d e c r e a s e an o c c u ­
patio nal a v e r a g e even though m o s t e st a b lis h m e n t s in an a r e a i n c r e a s e w ag es
during the y e a r .
Changes in ea r n in g s of oc cu p a t io n a l g r o u p s , shown in ta ble
A - 7 , a r e b e tte r i n d ic a t o r s of wage tren ds than a r e e arn in g s c ha ng es f o r
in dividu al jo b s within the g r o u p s .

O ccupations and earnin gs
O cc u p a tion s s e l e c t e d fo r study are c o m m o n to a v a r ie ty o f m a n u f a c ­
turing and nonm an ufacturin g in d u s t r ie s , and ar e o f the follow in g t y p e s :
(1) O f f ic e c l e r i c a l ; (2) p r o f e s s i o n a l and te c h n ic a l; (3) m a in ten a n ce, t o o l r o o m ,
and pow erp lan t; and (4) m a t e r i a l m o v e m e n t and cu s to d ia l.
O ccup ationa l
c l a s s i f i c a t i o n is b a s e d on a u n ifo r m set o f j o b d e s c r ip t i o n s d e s ig n e d to take
a ccoun t o f in t e r e s t a b l is h m e n t v a r ia tion in duties within the sa m e jo b .
O ccu­
pa tions s e l e c t e d f o r study are lis ted and d e s c r i b e d in appendix B.
Unless
o th e r w is e in d ic a ted , the ea r n in g s data follow in g the jo b t itle s ar e fo r all
in d u s tr ie s c o m b i n e d .
Ea rn in gs data f o r s om e o f the o c cu p a t io n s lis ted and

A v e r a g e ea r n in g s r e f l e c t c o m p o s i t e , ar ea w id e e s t im a t e s .
In dustries
and es t a b lis h m e n t s d if f e r in pay l e v e l and jo b staffin g, and thus contrib ute
d if f e r e n t ly to the e s t im a t e s f o r each jo b .
Pay 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 the w age d if f e r e n t ia l am ong jo b s in in dividu al e s t a b lis h m e n t s .

1 Personal visits were on a 2-year cycle before July 1972.
2 Included in the 84 areas are 14 studies conducted by the Bureau under contract. These areas are
Akron, Ohio; Austin, Tex.; Binghamton, N. Y. —
Pa.; Birmingham, Ala.; Fort Lauderdale—
Hollywood and West
Palm Beach—
Boca Raton, Fla.; Lexington—
Fayette, K y .; Melbourne—
Titusville—
Cocoa, Fla.; Norfolk—
Virginia
Beach-Portsmouth and Newport News-Hampton, Va.-N . C . ; Poughkeepsie-Kingston-Newburgh, N. Y . ; Raleigh—
Durham, N. C . ; Stamford, Conn.; Syracuse, N .Y.; Utica—
Rome, N .Y .; and Westchester County, N.Y. In
addition, the Bureau conducts more limited area studies in approximately 70 areas at the request of the
Employment Standards Administration of the U. S. Department of Labor.




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A v e r a g e pay l e v e ls f o r m e n and w o m e n in s e l e c t e d o c cu p a tion s should
not be a s s u m e d to r e f l e c t d i f f e r e n c e s in pay o f the s e x e s within in dividual
e s t a b lis h m e n t s .
F a c t o r s w hich m a y c ontrib ute to d i f f e r e n c e s in clude p r o ­
g r e s s i o n within e s t a b lis h e d rate r a n g e s (only the r a te s paid in cu m bents are
c o l l e c t e d ) and p e r f o r m a n c e o f s p e c if i c duties within the g e n e r a l su r v e y jo b
descriptions.
Job d e s c r i p t i o n s u sed to c l a s s i f y e m p l o y e e s in th ese s u r v e y s
u su ally ar e m o r e g e n e r a li z e d than th ose used in in dividual esta b lis h m en ts
and a llow f o r m i n o r d i f f e r e n c e s am ong es t a b lis h m e n t s in s p e c if i c duties
perform ed.

O ccu p ation a l e m p lo y m e n t e s t im a t e s r e p r e s e n t the total in a ll e s t a b ­
lis h m e n ts within the s c o p e o f the study and not the n u m b e r actu ally su r v e y e d .
B e c a u s e o c c u p a t io n a l s t r u c t u r e s am ong e st a b lis h m e n t s d i f f e r , e s t im a t e s o f
o c c u p a t io n a l e m p lo y m e n t obtain ed f r o m the sa m p le o f e st a b lis h m e n t s studied
s e r v e only to in dicate the r e la t iv e i m p o r t a n c e o f the jo b s studied.
T h e se
d i f f e r e n c e s in o c c u p a t io n a l stru c tu re do not a ffe c t m a t e r i a l l y the a c c u r a c y of
the e arn in g s data.

E l e c t r o n i c data p r o c e s s i n g
(m en and w o m e n ) :
Com puter system s
a n a ly s ts , c l a s s e s
A , B , and C
Com puter p r o g r a m m e r s ,
c l a s s e s A , B, and C
Com puter o p era tors ,
c l a s s e s A , B , and C

Wage tr e n d s f o r s e l e c t e d o c c u p a t io n a l g rou p s

The p e r c e n t i n c r e a s e s p r e s e n te d in ta ble A - 7 a r e b a sed on c ha ng es
in a v e r a g e h o u r ly ea r n in g s f o r es t a b lis h m e n t s r e p o r t in g the tr end j o b s in both
the c u r r e n t and p r e v i o u s y ea r (m a tched e s t a b lis h m e n t s ) .
The data are
adju sted to r e m o v e the e f f e c t s on a v e r a g e ea r n in g s o f e m p loy m en t shifts
am ong e s t a b lis h m e n t s and t u r n o v e r of es t a b lis h m e n t s included in su r v e y
sam ples.
The p e r c e n t i n c r e a s e s , h o w e v e r , are s t ill affec ted by f a c t o r s
oth er than w age i n c r e a s e s .
H ir in g, la y o f f s , and t u r n o v e r m a y a ffec t an
es t a b lis h m e n t a v e r a g e f o r an o c cu p a t io n when w o r k e r s a r e paid under plans
p r o v id in g a range o f w age r a tes f o r in div id ual j o b s .
In p e r io d s o f in c r e a s e d
h iring , f o r e x a m p l e , new e m p l o y e e s enter at the bottom o f the ran ge,
d e p r e s s i n g the a v e r a g e without a change in w age r a t e s .

Skilled m ain ten an ce (men
and w o m e n ) :
C arpenters
Electricians
Painters
M a c h in is ts
M e c h a n ic s (m a ch in ery )
M e c h a n ic s (m o t o r v e h ic le )
P ip e f i t t e r s
T o o l and die m a k e r s

In dustria l n u r s e s (men and
w o m e n ):
R e g i s t e r e d in d u str ia l
nurses
P e r c e n t c ha ng es f o r indiv:
as f o l l o w s :

U n sk illed plant (men and
w om en ):
J a n i t o r s , p o r t e r s , and
cleaners
M a t e r ia l handling l a b o r e r s
a r e a s in the p r o g r a m ar e com p u ted

1.

2.

O cc u p a tion s u sed to c om p u te w age tr e n d s a r e :

O ffice c l e r i c a l (men and
w o m e n ):

O rder cle rk s
A c co u n tin g c l e r k s ,
c l a s s e s A and B
B o o k k e e p i n g - m a c h in e
operators, class B
P a y roll clerk s
K eypunch o p e r a t o r s ,
c l a s s e s A and B
T abulating - m a c hine
op erators, class B




The ratio of g rou p a v e r a g e s f o r 2 c o n s e c u t iv e y e a r s is
com p u te d by dividing the a v e r a g e f o r the c u r r e n t y ear
by the a v e r a g e f o r the e a r l i e r y e a r .
The resu lt---e x p r e s s e d as a p e r c e n t — l e s s 100 i s the p e r c e n t change.

F o r a m o r e detailed d e s c r i p t i o n o f the m e th od u sed to com pu te th ese
w age tr e n d s , see "I m p r o v in g A r e a Wage Su rvey I n d e x e s , " Monthly L a b o r
R e v i e w , January 1973, pp. 5 2 - 5 7 .

O f f ic e c l e r i c a l (men and
w o m e n )----C ontinued

S ecretaries
Stenographers, general
S t e n o g r a p h e rs , s e n io r
T y p is t s , c l a s s e s
A and B
F il e c l e r k s , c l a s s e s A,
B, and C
M essengers
Sw itch boa rd o p e r a t o r s ,
c l a s s e s A and B

T h e s e w eigh ts ar e u sed to c o m p u te grou p a v e r a g e s .
E a ch o c c u p a t i o n 's a v e r a g e (mea n) e a r n in g s is m u ltiplied
by it s weight.
The p r o d u c t s ar e totaled to obtain a
g rou p a v e r a g e .

3.

The p e r c e n t cha nges r elate to wage ch a n g es between the in dicated
da tes.
When the tim e span between su r v e y s is other than 1Z m on th s, annual
r a tes ar e shown.
(It is a s s u m e d that w a g e s i n c r e a s e at a constant rate
betw een s u r v e y s . )

E a ch oc cu p a tion is a s s ig n e d a w eigh t b a s e d on it s p r o ­
p ortion ate e m p lo y m e n t in the o c c u p a t io n a l g rou p in the
b a se y e a r .

E s ta b lis h m e n t p r a c t i c e s and s u p p le m e n ta r y w age p r o v i s i o n s
Tab u lations on s e l e c t e d e s t a b lis h m e n t p r a c t i c e s and su pplem en tary
w age p r o v i s i o n s ( B - s e r i e s ta b le s ) ar e not p r e s e n t e d in this bulletin. I n f o r ­
m a tio n f o r th ese tabula tions is c o l l e c t e d at 3 - y e a r in t e r v a ls . 1 T h ese ta bu­
la tion s on m in im u m e n tr a n ce s a l a r i e s f o r i n e x p e r ie n c e d o f f i c e w o r k e r s ; shift
d if f e r e n t ia ls ; sch eduled w e e k ly h ou r s and d a ys ; paid h olida ys; paid v a c a tio n s ;
and health, i n s u r a n c e , and pen sion plans ar e p r e s e n t e d (in the B - s e r i e s tables)
in p r e v i o u s bu lletin s f o r th is a r e a .
* Personal visits were on a 2-year cycle before July 1972.

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Appendix table 1. Establishments and workers within scope of survey and number studied
in Chicago, III.,1May 1976
I n d u st ry division 2

“LL
ALL

DIVISIONS

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

------------------------------------------------------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G ------------------------------------------------------------TRANSPORTATION. COMMUNICATION, a n d
ot he r
P U B L I C U T I L I T I E S 5 ---------------------------------------WH O L E S A L E T R m OE
--------------------------------------------------------RETAIL TRADE
-----------------------------------------f i n a n c e , i n s u r a n c e , and
R E A L E S T A T E a -------------S E R V I C E S 7 -----------------------------------------------------------------------la rg e
d i vi sio ns

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

N u m b e r of e s t a b l i s h m e n t s

W o r k e r s in e s t a b l i s h m e n t s
W i t h i n s c o p e of study 4

Wi t h i n s c o p e
of study 3

Studied

4.222

568

1.361,274

10 0
-

1.693
2,5 2 9

207
381

646* 050
715 ,224

IC O

50
50

199
729
269
547
785

57
76
60
70
118

131 * 2*->6
1 1 o , m34
208 ,4 j 3
189,656
135.475

-

47b

236

Studied
Number

Percent

ESTABLISHMENTS

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

all

Minimum
employment
in establishm e n t s in s c o p e
of study

-

50
100

10w

64 2 ,7 5 5

47
53

2 4 4 ,033
3 98 ,722

10

10
10

1 04 ,907
28,263
149,0= 2
63,994
52,506

7 7 7 ,7 3 /

lo o

5 72 ,339
2 19 ,0= 7
353 .272
99,147
18,160
1 4 3 ,4 9 1
56,245
36,229

a
15

e s t a b l i s h m e n t s

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

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

N O N M A N U F A C T U P I N G ------------------------------------------------------------TRANSPORTATION, COMMUNICATION, a n d
O T H E R P U B L I C U T I L I T I E S 5 ---------------------------------------wh o l e s a l e
trade
-------------------------------------re ta il
TPADE
-----------------------------------------F I N A N C E , I N S U R A N C E , A N D R E a L E . s T A T t 6 --------S E R V I C E S 7 -----------------------------------------------

500
50 f
i

500
500
500
500

282
196

106
132

36 5 •9 4 6
4 11 ,791

47
53

37
26

31

1 02 ,855

16
29
25
31

26,666

13
3

53

34
44

1 72 ,353
64,297
45 ,4 c ;0

22

a
6

1 T h e C h i c a g o S t a n d a r d M e t r o p o l i t a n Statistical A r e a , as defined b y the Office of M a n a g e m e n t a n d B u d g e t t h r o u g h F e b r u a r y 1974, consists of C o o k , D u P a g e , Ka ne,
L a k e , M c H e n r y , a n d Wi ll Counties.
T h e " w o r k e r s within s c o p e of study" e s t i m a t e s s h o w n in this table p r o v i d e a r e a s o n a b l y a c c u r a t e description of the size an d
c o m p o s i t i o n of the labor fo rce i n c l ud ed in the su rvey.
E s t i m a t e s a r e no t intended, h o w e v e r , for c o m p a r i s o n w i t h other e m p l o y m e n t i n d e xe s to m e a s u r e e m p l o y m e n t
tr en ds or levels since (1) pl an ni ng of w a g e s u r v e y s re qu ir es e s t a b l i s h m e n t data c o m p i l e d c o n s i d e r a b l y in a d v a n c e of the pa yroll p e r i o d studied, a n d (2) s m a l l e s ta bl is hm en ts
a r e e x c l u d e d f r o m the s c o p e of the su rvey.
2 T h e 1 9 67 edition of the S t a n d a r d Industrial Classification M a n u a l w a s u s e d in classifying e s t a b l i s h m e n t s b y in du st ry division.
3 Includes all e s t a b l i s h m e n t s w i t h total e m p l o y m e n t at o r a b o v e the m i n i m u m limitation.
All outlets (within the area) of c o m p a n i e s in industries s u c h as trade,
finance, auto re pa ir service, a n d m o t i o n picture theaters a r e c o n s i d e r e d as 1 establishment.
4 Includes all w o r k e r s in all e s t a b l i s h m e n t s w i t h total e m p l o y m e n t (within the area) at or a b o v e the m i n i m u m limitation.
5 A b b r e v i a t e d to "public utilities" in the A - s e r i e s tables.
T a x i c a b s a n d s e r v ic es incidental to w a t e r tr an sp ortation a r e excluded.
T h e local-transit s y s t e m for
the city of C h i c a g o is m u n i c i p a l l y o p e r a t e d a n d is e x c l u d e d b y definition f r o m the s c o p e of the study.
6 A b b r e v i a t e d to "finance" in the A - s e r i e s tables.
7 Hotels a n d m o t e l s ; laundries a n d other p e r s o n a l services; b u s i n e s s services; a u t o m o b i l e repair, rental, a n d parking; m o t i o n pictures; nonprofit m e m b e r s h i p
organi za ti on s (excluding religious a n d charitable organizations); a n d e n g i ne er in g a n d architectural services.




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Appendix B.

Occupational Descriptions

The p r im a r y p u rp o s e o f p r e p a r in g jo b d e s c r ip tio n s fo r the B u r e a u 's w age su r v e y s is to a s s is t
its fie ld sta ff in c la s s ify in g in to a p p rop ria te o ccu p a tio n s w o r k e r s who a r e e m p lo y e d under a v a r ie ty o f
p a y r o ll title s and d iffe r e n t w ork a rra n g e m e n ts fr o m esta b lis h m e n t to e sta b lis h m e n t and fr o m a r e a to
area.
T h is p e r m its the grou pin g o f o c cu p a tio n a l w age r a te s r e p r e s e n tin g c o m p a ra b le jo b con ten t.
B e ca u se o f th is em p h a sis on in te r e sta b lish m e n t and in te r a r e a c o m p a r a b ility o f o c cu p a tio n a l con ten t, the
B u r e a u 's jo b d e s c r ip tio n s m a y d iffe r s ig n ifica n tly fr o m th ose in u se in in d iv id u a l esta b lis h m e n ts o r th ose
p r e p a r e d fo r oth er p u r p o s e s . In applying th ese jo b d e s c r ip t io n s , the B u r e a u 's fie ld e c o n o m is t s are
in stru cte d to e x clu d e w ork in g s u p e r v is o r s ; a p p re n tice s ; le a r n e r s ; b e g in n e r s ; tr a in e e s ; and h an dicapped,
p a r t -t im e , te m p o r a r y , and p r o b a tio n a r y w o r k e r s .

OFFICE
SE C R E T A R Y

S E C R E T A R Y — Continued

A s sig n e d as p e r s o n a l s e c r e t a r y , n o r m a lly to one in d iv id u a l. M ain ­
ta in s a c lo s e and h ighly r e s p o n s iv e re la tio n s h ip to the d a y -t o -d a y w ork o f the
s u p e r v is o r .
W ork s fa ir ly in depen den tly r e c e iv in g a m in im u m o f d eta iled
s u p e rv isio n and g u id a n ce.
P e r fo r m s v a r ie d c l e r i c a l and s e c r e t a r ia l d u ties,
u su a lly in clu din g m o s t o f the fo llo w in g :

M ay a ls o p e r fo r m oth er c l e r i c a l and s e c r e t a r ia l ta sk s o f c o m p a ra b le
nature and d iffic u lty .
The w ork ty p ic a lly r e q u ir e s kn ow ledge o f o ffic e routine
and u nderstan din g o f the o r g a n iz a tio n , p r o g r a m s , and p r o c e d u r e s re la te d to
the w ork o f the s u p e r v is o r .
E x clu s io n s

a. R e c e iv e s teleph on e c a lls , p e r s o n a l c a l l e r s , and in co m in g m a il,
a n sw ers routine in q u ir ie s , and ro u te s te c h n ic a l in q u ir ie s to the p r o p e r
p erson s;
b.

E s ta b lis h e s ,

and r e v is e s the s u p e r v is o r 's f ile s ;

a. P o s itio n s
d e r ib
M aintains the s u p e r v is o r 's ca le n d a r and m a k es appoin tm en tss cas e d a b ov e;

c.
in stru cte d ;
d.

m a in ta in s,

Not a ll p o s itio n s that a r e titled " s e c r e t a r y " p o s s e s s the a b o v e -c h a r ­
a c t e r is t ic s .
E x a m p les o f p o s itio n s w hich a re ex clu d ed fr o m the d efin ition are
as fo llo w s :

R e la y s m e s s a g e s fr o m

b.

s u p e r v is o r to su b ord in a tes;

P e r fo r m s




do not m e e t the " p e r s o n a l" s e c r e ta r y c o n ce p t

S ten og ra p h ers not fu lly tra in ed in s e c r e t a r ia l-t y p e d u ties;

c . S ten og ra p h ers s e r v in g as o ffic e a s sista n ts to a g rou p o f p r o f e s ­
sio n a l, te c h n ic a l, o r m a n a g e r ia l p e r s o n s ;

e. R e v ie w s c o r r e s p o n d e n c e , m e m o ra n d u m s, and r e p o r t s p r e p a r e d by
o th e rs fo r the s u p e r v is o r 's sign atu re to a s s u r e p r o c e d u r a l and ty p og ra p h ic
accuracy;
f.

w hich

d. S e c r e ta r y p o s itio n s in w h ich the d u ties a re eith er su bsta n tially
m o r e routine o r su b sta n tia lly m o r e c o m p le x and r e s p o n s ib le than th ose c h a r ­
a c t e r iz e d in the d efin ition ;

sten og ra p h ic and typing w ork .

B eginning with ca len d a r y e a r 1976 s u r v e y s , the B u reau has g rou p ed o ccu p a tio n s stud ied in its
a re a w age s u rv e y s into jo b fa m ilie s in o r d e r to p r e s e n t in fo rm a tio n on re la te d o ccu p a tio n s in se q u e n ce .
Job fa m ilie s have not been title d , h o w e v e r, sin ce doin g so m igh t have added ex tra n eou s e le m e n ts to the
jo b m a tch in g p r o c e s s .
The B u reau has a ls o r e v is e d s e v e r a l o c cu p a tio n a l title s .
w ord o r d e r and a re m o r e d e s c r ip tiv e o f the su r v e y jo b s .

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The title s m o r e n e a r ly r e fle c t u su al

S E C R E T A R Y — Continued

S E C R E T A R Y — Continued

E x c lu s io n s — Continued

C la s s C

e.
A s s is ta n t -ty p e p o s itio n s w hich in v o lv e m o r e d iffic u lt o r m o r e
1. S e c r e ta r y to an e x e cu tiv e o r m a n a g e r ia l p e r s o n w h ose r e s p o n ­
r e s p o n s ib le te c h n ic a l, a d m in is tra tiv e , s u p e r v is o r y , o r s p e c ia liz e d c l e r i c a l
s ib ility is not eq u ivalen t to one o f the s p e c ific le v e l situ ation s in the d efin ition
fo r c la s s B , but w h ose o r g a n iz a tio n a l unit n o r m a lly n u m b ers at le a st s e v e r a l
d u ties w hich a r e not t y p ic a l o f s e c r e t a r ia l w ork .
d o ze n e m p lo y e e s and is u su a lly d iv id ed in to o r g a n iz a tio n a l seg m en ts w hich a re
o fte n , in tu rn , fu rth e r su b d ivid ed . In som e c o m p a n ie s , th is le v e l in clu d e s a
w ide ran ge o f o r g a n iz a tio n a l e c h e lo n s ; in o th e r s , on ly one o r tw o; or^
N O T E : The te r m " c o r p o r a t e o f f i c e r , " u sed in the le v e l d e fin itio n s
fo llo w in g ” r e f e r s to th o se o ffic ia ls who have a sig n ifica n t c o r p o r a te w id e
2. S e c r e ta r y to the head o f an in d iv id u a l plant, fa c to r y , e tc . (o r
p o licy m a k in g r o le with r e g a r d to m a jo r com p a n y a c tiv it ie s .
The title " v ic e
oth er equ iv alen t le v e l o f o ffic ia l) that e m p lo y s , in a ll, fe w e r than 5 ,0 0 0
p r e s id e n t, " though n o r m a lly in d ica tiv e o f th is r o le , d o e s not in a ll c a s e s
id e n tify such p o s itio n s .
V ic e p r e s id e n ts w h ose p r im a r y r e s p o n s ib ility is to
person s.
a ct p e r s o n a lly on in d iv id u a l c a s e s o r tr a n s a ctio n s (e .g ., a p p rov e o r deny
in d iv id u a l loan o r c r e d it a c tio n s ; a d m in iste r in d iv id u a l tr u st a c c o u n ts ; d ir e c t ly
C la s s D
s u p e r v is e a c l e r i c a l staff) a re not c o n s id e r e d to be "c o r p o r a te o f f i c e r s " fo r
1. S e c r e ta r y to the s u p e r v is o r o r head o f a s m a ll o r g a n iz a tio n a l unit
p u rp o s e s o f applying the fo llo w in g le v e l d e fin it io n s .
( e .g ., fe w e r than about 25 o r 30 p e r s o n s ); ojr
C la s s A
1. S e c r e ta r y to the ch a irm a n o f the b o a rd o r p r e s id e n t o f a com p a n y
that e m p lo y s , in a ll, o v e r 100 but fe w e r than 5 ,0 0 0 p e r s o n s ; o r

2. S e c r e ta r y to a n o n s u p e r v is o r y s t a f f s p e c ia lis t , p r o fe s s io n a l
e m p lo y e e , a d m in istra tiv e o f f i c e r , o r a s s is ta n t, s k ille d tech n icia n , o r e x p e rt.
(N O T E : M any c o m p a n ie s a s sig n ste n o g r a p h e rs , ra th er than s e c r e t a r ie s as
d e s c r ib e d a b o v e , to th is le v e l o f s u p e r v is o r y o r n o n s u p e r v is o r y w o r k e r .)
ST E N O G R A PH E R

2. S e c r e ta r y to a c o r p o r a t e o f f ic e r (oth er than the ch a irm a n o f the
b oa rd o r p r e sid e n t) o f a com p a n y that e m p lo y s , in a ll, o v e r 5, 000 but fe w e r
than 2 5 ,0 0 0 p e r s o n s ; o r
3. S e c r e ta r y to the h ead, im m e d ia te ly b e lo w the c o r p o r a t e o f f ic e r
le v e l, o f a m a jo r seg m en t o r s u b s id ia r y o f a com p a n y that e m p lo y s , in a ll,
o v e r 2 5 ,0 0 0 p e r s o n s .*
5
4
3
2
1
C la s s B

P r im a r y duty is to take d icta tion u sin g sh orth an d, and to t r a n s c r ib e
the d icta tio n .
M ay a lso type fr o m w ritten c o p y .
M ay o p e ra te fr o m a s te n o ­
g ra p h ic p o o l.
M ay o c c a s io n a lly tr a n s c r ib e fr o m v o ic e r e c o r d in g s (if p r im a r y
duty is tr a n s c r ib in g fr o m r e c o r d in g s , see T r a n s c r ib in g -M a c h in e T y p is t).
N O T E : T h is jo b is d istin g u ish ed fr o m that o f a s e c r e t a r y in that a
s e c r e t a r y n o r m a lly w o rk s in a c o n fid e n tia l r e la tio n s h ip w ith on ly one m a n a g er
o r e x e cu tiv e and p e r fo r m s m o r e r e s p o n s ib le and d is c r e t io n a r y ta sk s as
d e s c r ib e d in the s e c r e t a r y jo b d e fin itio n .

1. S e c r e ta r y to the ch a irm a n o f the b o a rd o r p re sid e n t o f a c om p a n y
that e m p lo y s , in a ll, fe w e r than 100 p e r s o n s ; o r
2. S e c r e ta r y to a c o r p o r a t e o f f ic e r (oth er than the ch a irm a n o f the
b o a rd o r p r e sid e n t) o f a com p a n y that e m p lo y s , in a ll, o v e r 100 but fe w e r
than 5 ,0 0 0 p e r s o n s ; o r
3. S e c r e ta r y to the h ead, im m e d ia te ly b e lo w the o ffic e r le v e l, o v e r
e ith e r a m a jo r c o rp o r a tio n w id e fu n ction a l a c tiv ity (e .g ., m a rk etin g , r e s e a r c h ,
o p e r a t io n s , in d u stria l r e la t io n s , e tc .) £ r a m a jo r g e o g ra p h ic o r o r g a n iz a tio n a l
seg m en t ( e .g ., a r e g io n a l h e a d q u a rte rs ; a m a jo r d iv is io n ) o f a com p a n y that
e m p lo y s , in a ll, o v e r 5 ,0 0 0 but fe w e r than 2 5 ,0 0 0 e m p lo y e e s ; o r
4. S e c r e ta r y to the head o f an in d iv id u a l plant, fa c t o r y , e tc . (o r
oth er equ iv alen t le v e l o f o ffic ia l) that e m p lo y s , in a ll, o v e r 5, 000 p e r s o n s ; o r
5. S e c r e ta r y to the head o f a la r g e and im portan t o r g a n iz a tio n a l
seg m en t ( e .g ., a m id d le m a n a gem en t s u p e r v is o r o f an o rg a n iz a tio n a l seg m en t
o ften in v olv in g as m any as s e v e r a l hundred p e r s o n s ) or a com p a n y that
e m p lo y s , in a ll, o v e r 2 5 ,0 0 0 p e r s o n s .




S ten og ra p h er, G e n e ra l
keep

D icta tion in v o lv e s a n o r m a l rou tin e v o c a b u la r y .
M ay m aintain file s ,
s im p le r e c o r d s , o r p e r fo r m oth e r r e la t iv e ly routine c l e r i c a l ta sk s .
S ten og ra p h er, S en ior

D icta tion in v o lv e s a v a r ie d te c h n ic a l o r s p e c ia liz e d v o ca b u la r y such
as in le g a l b r ie fs o r r e p o r t s on s c ie n tific r e s e a r c h .
M ay a lso set up and
m a in tain f ile s , k eep r e c o r d s , e tc .
OR
P e r fo r m s sten og ra p h ic du ties re q u irin g sig n ific a n tly g r e a te r in d e ­
p en d en ce and r e s p o n s ib ility than ste n o g r a p h e r, g e n e r a l as e v id en ced by the
fo llo w in g :
W ork r e q u ir e s a high d e g r e e o f s te n o g ra p h ic sp eed and a c c u r a c y ;
a th orou gh w ork in g k n ow led ge o f g e n e r a l b u s in e s s and o ffic e p r o c e d u r e ; and
o f the s p e c ific b u sin e s s o p e r a t io n s , o r g a n iz a tio n , p o li c ie s , p r o c e d u r e s , f ile s ,
w o r k flo w , e tc .
U ses th is k n ow led ge in p e r fo r m in g sten og ra p h ic d u ties and
r e s p o n s ib le c l e r i c a l ta sk s such as m a in tain in g follow u p file s ; a s se m b lin g
m a t e r ia l f o r r e p o r t s , m e m o ra n d u m s , and le t t e r s ; c o m p o s in g sim p le le t te r s
fr o m g e n e r a l in s tr u c tio n s ; read in g and routing in co m in g m a il; and a n sw erin g
routine q u e s tio n s , e tc .

T R A N S C R IB IN G -M A C H IN E T Y P IS T

S W IT C H B O A R D O P E R A T O R

P r im a r y duty is to tr a n s c r ib e d icta tio n in v olv in g a n o r m a l routine
v o c a b u la r y fr o m t r a n s c r ib in g -m a c h in e r e c o r d s .
M ay a ls o type fr o m w ritten
c o p y and do sim p le c l e r i c a l w o rk .
W o r k e rs tr a n s c r ib in g d icta tion in v olv in g
a v a r ie d te c h n ic a l o r s p e c ia liz e d v o c a b u la r y su ch as le g a l b r ie fs o r r e p o r t s
oh s c ie n tific r e s e a r c h a re not in clu d e d . A w o r k e r who ta k es d icta tio n in
shorthand o r by Stenotype o r s im ila r m a ch in e is c la s s ifie d as a ste n o g r a p h e r.

C la s s A . O p era tes a s in g le - o r m u lt ip le -p o s itio n teleph on e sw itch ­
b o a rd handling in co m in g , ou tg oin g , in traplan t o r o ffic e c a lls .
P e r fo r m s fu ll
telep h on e in fo rm a tio n s e r v ic e o r h an dles c o m p le x c a l l s , su ch as c o n fe r e n c e ,
c o l l e c t , o v e r s e a s , o r s im ila r c a lls , e ith e r in addition to doing routine w ork
as d e s c r ib e d fo r sw itch b oa rd o p e r a t o r , c la s s B , o r as a fu ll-tim e a ssign m en t.
( " F u l l " telep h on e in fo rm a tio n s e r v ic e o c c u r s when the esta b lish m en t has
v a r ie d fu n ction s that a re not r e a d ily u n derstan dab le fo r teleph on e in fo rm a tio n
p u r p o s e s , e .g ., b e c a u se o f o v e rla p p in g o r in te r r e la te d fu n ction s, and c o n s e ­
qu en tly p r e s e n t freq u en t p r o b le m s as to w hich ex ten sion s are a p p rop ria te
f o r c a lls .)

T Y P IS T
U ses a ty p e w rite r to m ake c o p ie s o f v a r io u s m a te r ia ls o r to m ake
out b ills a fter c a lc u la tio n s have been m ade b y an oth er p e r s o n .
M ay in clu d e
typing o f s t e n c ils , m a ts , o r s im ila r m a te r ia ls fo r u se in du p licatin g p r o ­
cesses.
M ay do c l e r i c a l w ork in v olv in g little s p e c ia l tra in in g , such as
keepin g sim p le r e c o r d s , filin g r e c o r d s and r e p o r t s , o r sortin g and d istrib u tin g
in co m in g m a il.
C la s s A .
P e r fo r m s one o r m o r e o f the fo llo w in g : Typin g m a te r ia l
in fin a l fo r m w hen it in volves com b in in g m a te r ia l fr o m s e v e r a l s o u r c e s ; o r
r e s p o n s ib ility fo r c o r r e c t sp e llin g , sy lla b ic a tio n , punctuation, e tc ., o f t e c h ­
n ic a l o r unusual w o rd s o r fo r e ig n language m a te r ia l; o r planning layout and
typing o f c o m p lic a te d s t a tis tic a l ta b le s to m ain tain u n ifo rm ity and ba la n ce in
sp a cin g . M ay type routine fo r m le t t e r s , v a ry in g d e ta ils to suit c ir c u m s t a n c e s .
C la s s
rough o r c le a r
o r setting up
a lre a d y set up

B . P e r fo r m s one o r m o r e o f the fo llo w in g : C opy typing fr o m
d r a fts ; o r routine typing o f f o r m s , in su ra n ce p o li c ie s , e t c .;
s im p le standard ta b u la tion s; o r cop y in g m o r e c o m p le x ta b le s
and sp a ced p r o p e r ly .

F IL E C LE R K
F il e s , c l a s s i f i e s , and r e t r ie v e s m a te r ia l in an e s ta b lis h e d filin g
s y s te m .
M ay p e r fo r m c l e r i c a l and m anu al ta sk s r e q u ir e d to m ain tain f ile s .
P o s itio n s a re c la s s ifie d into le v e ls on the b a s is o f the fo llo w in g d e fin itio n s .
C la s s A . C la s s ifie s and in d e x e s file m a te r ia l such as c o r r e s p o n d ­
e n ce , r e p o r t s , t e c h n ic a l d o cu m e n ts, e t c ., in an e sta b lis h e d filin g sy ste m
contain in g a n u m ber o f v a r ie d su b je ct m a tter f ile s .
May a ls o file this
m a te r ia l.
M ay k eep r e c o r d s o f v a r io u s ty p es in con ju n ction w ith the f ile s .
M ay lead a s m a ll grou p o f lo w e r le v e l file c le r k s .
C la s s B.
S o r ts , c o d e s , and file s u n c la s s ifie d m a te r ia l by sim p le
(s u b je ct m a tter) h eadin gs o r p a rtly c la s s ifi e d m a te r ia l by fin e r su bh eadin gs.
P r e p a r e s sim p le re la te d in d ex and c r o s s - r e f e r e n c e a id s. A s r e q u e ste d ,
lo c a t e s c le a r ly id en tified m a te r ia l in file s and fo r w a r d s m a te r ia l.
M ay
p e r fo r m re la te d c l e r i c a l ta sk s r e q u ir e d to m ain tain and s e r v ic e f ile s .
C la s s C .
P e r fo r m s rou tin e filin g o f m a te r ia l that has a lre a d y been
c la s s ifie d o r w hich is e a s ily c la s s ifi e d in a sim p le s e r ia l c la s s ific a t io n
sy ste m ( e .g ., a lp h a b e tica l, c h r o n o lo g ic a l, o r n u m e r ic a l). A s re q u e s te d ,
lo c a te s r e a d ily a v a ila b le m a te r ia l in file s and fo r w a r d s m a te r ia l; and m ay
f ill out w ith d raw al c h a r g e .
M ay p e r fo r m sim p le c l e r i c a l and m anu al ta sk s
r e q u ir e d to m ain tain and s e r v ic e f ile s .
MESSENGER
P e r fo r m s v a r io u s rou tin e d u ties such as running e r r a n d s , op era tin g
m in o r o ffic e m a ch in e s such as s e a le r s o r m a ile r s , opening and d istrib u tin g
m a il, and oth er m in o r c l e r i c a l w o rk . E x clu d e p o s itio n s that r e q u ir e o p era tion
o f a m o to r v e h ic le as a sig n ifica n t duty.




C la s s B . O p era tes a s in g le - o r m u lt ip le -p o s itio n teleph on e sw itch ­
b o a rd handling in c o m in g , ou tg oin g , in traplan t o r o ffic e c a lls .
M ay handle
rou tin e lon g d is ta n ce c a lls and r e c o r d t o l ls .
M ay p e r fo r m lim ite d teleph on e
in fo rm a tio n s e r v ic e .
( " L im it e d " telep h on e in fo rm a tio n s e r v ic e o c c u r s i f the
fu n ctio n s o f the e sta b lis h m e n t s e r v ic e d a r e r e a d ily u nderstan dable fo r t e l e ­
phone in fo rm a tio n p u r p o s e s , o r i f the r e q u e sts a re rou tin e, e .g ., g ivin g
e x te n sio n n u m b ers when s p e c ific n a m es a re fu rn ish e d , o r if c o m p le x c a lls
a r e r e fe r r e d to an oth er o p e r a t o r .)
T h e s e c la s s ific a t io n s do not in clu d e sw itch b oa rd o p e r a t o r s in t e l e ­
phone c o m p a n ie s who a s s is t c u s to m e r s in p la cin g c a lls .
SW ITCH BO AR D O P E R A T O R -R E C E P T IO N IS T
In addition to p e r fo r m in g d u ties o f o p e r a to r on a s in g le -p o s itio n o r
m o n it o r -t y p e sw itch b o a rd , a c ts as r e c e p t io n is t and m a y a ls o type o r p e r fo r m
rou tin e c l e r i c a l w o rk as p a rt o f r e g u la r d u tie s .
T h is typing o r c l e r i c a l w ork
m a y take the m a jo r pa rt o f th is w o r k e r 's tim e w hile at sw itch b oa rd .
O RD ER C L E R K
R e c e iv e s c u s t o m e r s ' o r d e r s fo r m a te r ia l o r m e r c h a n d ise by m a il,
ph on e, o r p e r s o n a lly .
D uties in v o lv e any com b in a tion o f the fo llo w in g ;
Q uoting p r ic e s to c u s t o m e r s ; m akin g out an o r d e r sheet listin g the ite m s to
m a ke up the o r d e r ; ch e ck in g p r ic e s and qu an tities o f ite m s on o r d e r sh eet;
and d is trib u tin g o r d e r sh eets to r e s p e c tiv e d ep a rtm en ts to be fille d .
M ay
ch e c k w ith c r e d it dep a rtm en t to d e te rm in e c r e d it rating o f c u s to m e r , a ck n ow l­
ed g e r e c e ip t o f o r d e r s fr o m c u s t o m e r s , fo llo w up o r d e r s to see that th ey
have been fille d , keep file o f o r d e r s r e c e iv e d , and ch e c k shipping in v o ic e s
w ith o r ig in a l o r d e r s .
A C CO U N TIN G C L E R K
P e r fo r m s one o r m o r e a ccou n tin g c l e r i c a l ta sk s such as p ostin g to
r e g is t e r s and le d g e r s ; r e c o n c ilin g bank a c c o u n ts ; v e r ify in g the in te rn a l c o n ­
s is te n c y , c o m p le t e n e s s , and m a th e m a tic a l a c c u r a c y o f a ccou n tin g d o cu m e n ts;
a s sig n in g p r e s c r ib e d a ccou n tin g d is trib u tio n c o d e s ; exam in in g and v e r ify in g
fo r c l e r i c a l a c c u r a c y v a r io u s ty p e s o f r e p o r t s , lis t s , c a lc u la tio n s , p o s tin g ,
e t c .; o r p r e p a r in g s im p le o r a s s is tin g in p re p a rin g m o r e c o m p lic a te d jo u r n a l
v o u c h e r s . M ay w o rk in e ith e r a m anu al o r au tom ated accou n tin g s y s te m .
The w ork r e q u ir e s a k n ow led ge o f c l e r i c a l m eth od s and o ffic e p r a c ­
t i c e s and p r o c e d u r e s w h ich r e la t e s to the c l e r i c a l p r o c e s s in g and r e c o r d in g
o f tr a n s a c tio n s and a ccou n tin g in fo rm a tio n .
With e x p e r ie n c e , the w o r k e r
ty p ic a lly b e c o m e s fa m ilia r w ith the book k eep in g and accou n tin g t e r m s and
p r o c e d u r e s u sed in the a s sig n e d w o rk , but is not r e q u ir e d to have a kn ow led ge
o f the fo r m a l p r in c ip le s o f b ook k eep in g and a ccou n tin g .
P o s itio n s
d e fin itio n s .

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M A C H IN E B IL L E R ---- Continued

C la s s A . U nder g e n e r a l su p e r v is io n , p e r fo r m s accou n tin g c l e r i c a l
o p e r a tio n s w h ich r e q u ire the a p p lica tion o f e x p e r ie n c e and ju d g m en t, fo r
e x a m p le , c le r i c a lly p r o c e s s in g c o m p lic a te d o r n o n re p e titiv e a ccou n tin g t r a n s ­
a c tio n s , s e le c tin g am ong a su bsta n tial v a r ie ty o f p r e s c r ib e d a ccou n tin g c o d e s
and c la s s ific a t io n s , o r tr a c in g tr a n sa ctio n s th rough p r e v io u s accou n tin g
a c tio n s to d e te rm in e s o u r c e o f d is c r e p a n c ie s .
M ay be a s s is te d by one o r
m o r e c la s s B accou n tin g c le r k s .

B o o k k e e p in g -m a c h in e b i l l e r . U ses a b ook k eep in g m a ch in e (with o r
w ithout a ty p e w r ite r k ey b oa rd ) to p r e p a r e c u s t o m e r s ' b ills as p a rt o f the
a ccou n ts r e c e iv a b le o p e r a tio n .
G e n e ra lly in v o lv e s the sim u lta n eou s en try o f
fig u r e s on c u s t o m e r s ' le d g e r r e c o r d . The m a ch in e a u to m a tica lly a ccu m u la te s
fig u r e s on a n u m ber o f v e r t ic a l colu m n s and co m p u te s and u su a lly p rin ts
a u to m a tica lly the deb it o r c r e d it b a la n c e s .
D oes not in v o lv e a kn ow led ge
o f b ook k e e p in g .
W ork s fr o m u n iform and stan dard ty p es o f s a le s and
c r e d it s lip s .

C la s s B ,
U nder c lo s e s u p e r v is io n , fo llo w in g d eta iled in stru ctio n s
and sta n d a rd ized p r o c e d u r e s , p e r fo r m s one o r m o r e routine a ccou n tin g c l e r ­
ic a l o p e r a tio n s , such as postin g to le d g e r s , c a r d s , o r w o rk s h e e ts w h ere
id e n tifica tio n o f ite m s and lo c a tio n s o f p ostin g s a re c le a r ly in d ica ted ; ch eck in g
a c c u r a c y and c o m p le t e n e s s o f sta n d a rd ized and r e p e titiv e r e c o r d s o r
accou n tin g d o c u m e n ts; and c o d i n g d ocu m en ts u sin g a few p r e s c r ib e d
accou n tin g c o d e s .

PA Y R O LL CLERK

B O O K K E E P IN G -M A C H IN E O P E R A T O R
O p era tes a b ook k eep in g m a ch in e (with o r w ithout a ty p e w rite r k e y ­
b oa rd ) to k eep a r e c o r d o f b u s in e s s tr a n s a c tio n s .
C la s s A . K eep s a set o f r e c o r d s re q u irin g a kn ow led ge o f and
e x p e r ie n c e in b a s ic b ook k eep in g p r in c ip le s , and fa m ilia r ity w ith the stru ctu re
o f the p a r tic u la r a ccou n tin g sy ste m u se d .
D e te r m in e s p r o p e r r e c o r d s and
d is tr ib u tio n o f d eb it and c r e d it ite m s to be u sed in ea ch phase o f the w o rk .
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 ce sh e e ts , and oth er r e c o r d s by hand.
C la s s B . K e ep s a r e c o r d o f one o r m o r e p h a ses o r s e c tio n s o f a
set o f r e c o r d s u su a lly r e q u irin g little kn ow led ge o f b a s ic b ook k eep in g . P h a s e s
o r s e c tio n s in clu d e a c c o u n ts p a y a b le , p a y r o ll, c u s t o m e r s ' a ccou n ts (not
in clu d in g a s im p le type o f b illin g d e s c r ib e d under m a ch in e b i lle r ) , c o s t d i s ­
trib u tio n , ex p en se d is tr ib u tio n , in v e n to ry c o n t r o l, e tc .
M ay c h e c k o r a s s is t
in p r e p a r a tio n o f t r ia l b a la n c e s and p r e p a r e c o n t r o l sh eets fo r the accou n tin g
d ep a rtm en t.

C om p u tes w a g es o f com p a n y e m p lo y e e s and e n te rs the n e c e s s a r y
data on the p a y r o ll sh e e ts .
D uties in v o lv e : C a lcu la tin g w o r k e r s ' ea rn in g s
b a se d on tim e o r p r o d u c tio n r e c o r d s ; and p ostin g c a lc u la te d data on p a y r o ll
sh e e t, show ing in fo rm a tio n such as w o r k e r 's n a m e, w ork in g d a ys, tim e , ra te,
d e d u ction s fo r in s u r a n c e , and to ta l w ag es due.
M ay m ake out p a y ch e ck s and
a s s is t p a y m a ste r in m akin g up and d istrib u tin g pay e n v e lo p e s .
M ay use a
c a lcu la tin g m a ch in e.
K E Y PU N C H O P E R A T O R
O p e ra te s a keypunch m a ch in e to r e c o r d o r v e r ify alph a betic a n d /o r
n u m e ric data on tabulating c a r d s o r on ta p e.
P o s itio n s
d e fin it io n s .

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C la s s A . W ork r e q u ir e s the a p p lica tion o f e x p e r ie n c e and ju dgm en t
in s e le c tin g p r o c e d u r e s to be fo llo w e d and in se a rc h in g f o r , in te r p r e tin g ,
s e le c t in g , o r cod in g it e m s to be keyp un ch ed fr o m a v a r ie ty o f s o u r c e d o c u ­
m e n ts .
On o c c a s io n m a y a ls o p e r fo r m som e rou tin e keypunch w o rk .
M ay
tra in in e x p e r ie n c e d keypunch o p e r a t o r s .
C la s s B . W ork is rou tin e and r e p e titiv e .
U nder c lo s e s u p e r v is io n
o r fo llo w in g s p e c ific p r o c e d u r e s o r in s t r u c t io n s , w o rk s fr o m variou s- sta n ­
d a rd iz e d s o u r c e d ocu m en ts w hich have been c o d e d , and fo llo w s s p e c ifie d
p r o c e d u r e s w h ich have been p r e s c r ib e d in d e ta il and r e q u ire little o r no
s e le c t in g , c o d in g , o r in te r p r e tin g o f data to be r e c o r d e d . R e fe r s to s u p e r v is o r
p r o b le m s a r is in g fr o m e r r o n e o u s ite m s o r c o d e s o r m is s in g in fo rm a tio n .

M ACHINE B IL L E R
T A B U L A T IN G -M A C H IN E O P E R A T O R
P r e p a r e s sta tem en ts, b i lls , and in v o ic e s on a m a ch in e oth e r than an
o r d in a r y o r e le c t r o m a t ic ty p e w r ite r .
M ay a ls o k eep r e c o r d s as to b illin g s
o r shipping c h a r g e s o r p e r fo r m oth er c l e r i c a l w o rk in cid en ta l to b illin g
o p e r a tio n s .
F o r w age study p u r p o s e s , m a ch in e b i lle r s are c la s s ifie d by type
o f m a ch in e , as fo llo w s :
B illin g -m a c h in e b i l l e r . U ses a s p e c ia l b illin g m a ch in e (com b in a tion
typing 2nd adding m a ch in e) to p r e p a r e b ills and in v o ic e s fr o m c u s t o m e r s '
p u rch a se o r d e r s , in te r n a lly p r e p a r e d o r d e r s , shipping m e m o ra n d u m s, e tc .
U sually in v o lv e s a p p lica tion o f p r e d e te r m in e d d is co u n ts and shipping c h a r g e s
and en try o f n e c e s s a r y e x te n s io n s , w hich m a y o r m ay not b e com p u ted on
the b illin g m a ch in e , and to ta ls w hich a re a u tom a tica lly a ccu m u la ted by
m a ch in e .
The o p e r a tio n u su a lly in v o lv e s a la r g e n um ber o f c a r b o n c o p ie s
o f the b ill bein g p r e p a r e d and is often done on a fa n fold m a ch in e.




O p era tes one o r a v a r ie ty o f m a ch in e s su ch as the ta b u la tor, c a lc u ­
la to r , c o lla t o r , in t e r p r e t e r , s o r t e r , re p ro d u c in g punch, e tc .
E x clu d ed fr o m
th is d efin ition a re w ork in g s u p e r v is o r s . A ls o e x clu d e d a re o p e r a t o r s o f
e le c t r o n ic d ig ita l c o m p u te r s , even though they m a y a ls o o p e ra te e le c t r ic
accou n tin g m a ch in e equ ipm en t.
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d e fin itio n s .

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C la s s A . P e r fo r m s c o m p le te re p o rtin g and tabulating a s sig n m e n ts
in clu d in g d e v is in g d iffic u lt c o n t r o l p a n el w irin g u nder g e n e r a l s u p e r v is io n .
A s sig n m e n ts ty p ic a lly in v o lv e a v a r ie ty o f lon g and c o m p le x r e p o r t s w hich
often a r e ir r e g u la r o r n o n r e c u r r in g , re q u irin g som e planning o f the nature
and seq u en cin g o f o p e r a t io n s , and the u se o f a v a r ie ty o f m a ch in e s . Is

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ty p ic a lly in v olv ed in tra in in g new o p e r a t o r s in m a ch in e o p e r a tio n s o r tra in in g
lo w e r le v e l o p e r a t o r s in w irin g fr o m d ia g r a m s and in the op era tin g se q u e n ce s
o f lon g and c o m p le x r e p o r t s .
D oes not in clu d e p o s itio n s in w hich w irin g
r e s p o n s ib ility is lim ite d to s e le c t io n and in s e r tio n o f p r e w ir e d b o a r d s .

the ta b u la tor and c a lc u la t o r , in ad dition to the s im p le r m a ch in es u sed by
c la s s C o p e r a t o r s .
M ay be r e q u ire d to do som e w irin g fr o m d ia g r a m s .
M ay tra in new e m p lo y e e s in b a s ic m a ch in e o p e r a tio n s .
C la s s C . Under s p e c ific in s t r u c t io n s , o p e r a te s sim p le tabulating
o r e le c t r ic a l a ccou n tin g m a ch in e s such as the s o r t e r , in te r p r e te r , r e p ro d u c in g
punch, c o lla t o r , e tc . A s sig n m e n ts ty p ic a lly in v o lv e p o rtio n s o f a w ork unit,
fo r e x a m p le , in d iv id u a l s o rtin g o r c o lla tin g ru n s, o r re p e titiv e o p e r a tio n s .
M ay p e r fo r m
sim p le w irin g fr o m d ia g r a m s , and do som e filin g w ork .

C la s s B . P e r fo r m s w ork a c c o r d in g to e sta b lis h e d p r o c e d u r e s and
under s p e c ific in s t r u c t io n s . A s sig n m e n ts ty p ic a lly in v olv e c o m p le te but r o u ­
tine and r e c u r r in g r e p o r t s o r p a rts o f la r g e r and m o r e c o m p le x r e p o r t s .
O p era tes m o r e d ifficu lt tabulating o r e le c t r ic a l a ccou n tin g m a ch in e s such as

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A n a ly z e s b u s in e s s p r o b le m s to fo rm u la te p r o c e d u r e s fo r solvin g
them by u se o f e le c t r o n ic data p r o c e s s in g equ ipm en t.
D evelop s a c o m p le te
d e s c r ip tio n o f a ll s p e c ific a tio n s n eeded to en able p r o g r a m m e r s to p r e p a r e
r e q u ire d d ig ita l co m p u te r p r o g r a m s .
W ork in v o lv e s m o s t o f the fo llo w in g ;
A n a ly z e s s u b je c t -m a tte r o p e r a tio n s to be au tom ated and id e n tifie s con d ition s
and c r it e r i a r e q u ir e d to a ch iev e s a tis fa c to r y r e s u lts ; s p e c ifie s n u m ber and
typ es o f r e c o r d s , f ile s , and d ocu m en ts to be u sed ; ou tlin es a ction s to be
p e r fo r m e d by p e r s o n n e l and c o m p u te r s in su fficie n t d eta il fo r p resen ta tion
to m a n a gem en t and fo r p r o g r a m m in g (ty p ic a lly th is in v o lv e s p re p a ra tio n o f
w ork and data flo w c h a r t s ); c o o r d in a te s the d ev elop m en t o f test p r o b le m s and
p a rticip a te s in t r ia l runs o f new and r e v is e d s y s te m s ; and r e co m m e n d s eq u ip ­
m ent ch a n ges to obtain m o r e e ffe c t iv e o v e r a ll o p e r a tio n s .
(N O T E :
W o rk e rs
p e r fo r m in g both sy s te m s a n a ly sis and p r o g r a m m in g should be c la s s ifie d as
sy s te m s an alysts if th is is the s k ill u sed to d e te rm in e th eir pay.)

d e v e lo p s s y s te m s fo r m ain taining d e p o s ito r a cco u n ts in a bank, m aintaining
a cco u n ts r e c e iv a b le in a r e ta il esta b lis h m e n t, o r m aintaining in ven tory
a cco u n ts in a m an u factu rin g o r w h o le sa le esta b lis h m e n t.)
C o n fe rs w ith p e r ­
son s c o n c e r n e d to d e te rm in e the data p r o c e s s in g p r o b le m s and a d v is e s
s u b je c t -m a tte r p e r s o n n e l on the im p lic a tio n s o f the data p r o c e s s in g sy ste m s
to be ap p lied .

F o r w age study p u r p o s e s , sy s te m s an a lysts a r e c la s s ifie d as fo llo w s :
C la s s A . W orks in depen den tly o r under on ly g e n e r a l d ir e c tio n on
c o m p le x p r o b le m s in v olv in g a ll p h a ses o f sy ste m a n a ly s is .
P r o b le m s are
c o m p le x b e c a u se o f d iv e r s e s o u r c e s o f input data and m u ltip le -u s e r e q u ir e ­
m en ts o f output data.
(F o r e x a m p le , d e v e lo p s an in teg ra ted p rod u ction s c h e d ­
u lin g, in v e n to r y c o n t r o l, c o s t a n a ly s is , and sa le s a n a ly s is r e c o r d in w hich
e v e r y item o f ea ch type is a u tom a tica lly p r o c e s s e d through the fu ll sy ste m
o f r e c o r d s and a p p ro p r ia te follow u p a ction s are in itiated by the c o m p u te r .)
C o n fe r s w ith p e r s o n s c o n c e r n e d to d eterm in e the data p r o c e s s in g p r o b le m s
and a d v is e s s u b je c t -m a tte r p e r s o n n e l on the im p lic a tio n s o f new o r r e v is e d
sy s te m s o f data p r o c e s s in g o p e r a tio n s .
M akes r e co m m e n d a tio n s , i f n eed ed ,
fo r a p p ro v a l o f m a jo r s y s te m s in sta lla tion s o r ch a n ges and fo r obtaining
equ ipm en t.
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C o n v e rts statem en ts o f b u sin e s s p r o b le m s , ty p ic a lly p r e p a r e d by a
s y s te m s a n a lyst, into a seq u en ce o f d eta iled in s tru ctio n s w hich a re re q u ire d
to so lv e the p r o b le m s by au tom atic data p r o c e s s in g equ ipm ent.
W orkin g fr o m
c h a rts o r d ia g r a m s , the p r o g r a m m e r d e v e lo p s the p r e c is e in stru ctio n s w h ich ,
when e n tered into the co m p u te r sy ste m in c o d e d language, ca u se the m a n ipu ­
lation o f data to a ch ie v e d e s ir e d r e s u lts . W ork in v o lv e s m o s t o f the fo llo w in g :
A p p lie s kn ow led ge o f co m p u te r c a p a b ilitie s , m a th e m a tic s, lo g ic em p lo y e d by
c o m p u te r s , and p a rticu la r su b je ct m a tte r in v o lv e d to an alyze c h a rts and
d ia g r a m s o f the p r o b le m to be p r o g r a m m e d ; d e v e lo p s seq u en ce o f p r o g r a m
s te p s; w r it e s d eta iled flo w ch a rts to show o r d e r in w hich data w ill be
p r o c e s s e d ; c o n v e r ts th ese c h a rts to co d e d in s tru ctio n s fo r m a ch in e to fo llo w ;
te s ts and c o r r e c t s p r o g r a m s ; p r e p a r e s in s tru ctio n s fo r operatin g p e r s o n n e l
du rin g p r o d u ctio n run; a n a ly z e s , r e v ie w s , and a lte r s p r o g r a m s to in c r e a s e
op era tin g e ffic ie n c y o r adapt to new r e q u ir e m e n ts ; m ain tains r e c o r d s o f
p r o g r a m d ev elop m en t and r e v is io n s .
(N O T E :
W o r k e rs p e r fo r m in g both
s y s te m s a n a ly s is and p r o g r a m m in g should be c la s s ifie d as s y ste m s an alysts
i f th is is the s k ill u sed to d e te rm in e th eir pay.)

le v e l s y s te m s an a lysts

C la s s B . W ork s in depen den tly o r under on ly g e n e r a l d ir e c tio n on
p r o b le m s that are r e la t iv e ly u n co m p lica te d to a n a ly ze, plan, p r o g r a m , and
o p e r a te .
P r o b le m s a re o f lim ite d c o m p le x ity b e c a u se s o u r c e s o f input data
a re h om og en eou s and the output data a re c lo s e ly r e la te d .
(F o r ex a m p le ,




W ork s on a segm en t o f a c o m p le x data p r o c e s s in g sch em e o r sy ste m ,
as d e s c r ib e d fo r c la s s A .
W ork s in depen den tly on routine a ssign m en ts and
r e c e iv e s in s tru ctio n and guidan ce on c o m p le x a s sig n m e n ts .
W ork is rev iew ed
fo r a c c u r a c y o f ju d g m en t, c o m p lia n c e w ith in s tru ctio n s , and to in su re p r o p e r
a lign m en t w ith the o v e r a ll s y s te m .
C la s s C . W orks u nder im m ed ia te su p e r v is io n , c a r ry in g out an aly­
s e s as a s s ig n e d , u su a lly o f a sin g le a c tiv ity . A s sig n m e n ts are d esig n ed to
d e v e lo p and expand p r a c t ic a l e x p e r ie n c e in the a p p lica tion o f p r o c e d u r e s and
sk ills r e q u ir e d fo r sy s te m s a n a ly s is w o rk .
F o r ex a m p le, m ay a s s is t a«higher
le v e l s y s te m s an alyst by p re p a rin g the d eta iled s p e c ific a tio n s re q u ire d by
p r o g r a m m e r s fr o m in fo rm a tio n d ev e lo p e d by the h igh er le v e l an alyst.

D oes not in clu d e e m p lo y e e s p r im a r ily r e s p o n s ib le fo r the m a n a g e ­
m en t o r s u p e r v is io n o f oth er e le c t r o n ic data p r o c e s s in g e m p lo y e e s , o r s y s ­
te m s a n a lysts p r im a r ily c o n c e rn e d with s c ie n tific o r e n g in eerin g p r o b le m s .

M ay p r o v id e fu n ction a l d ir e c tio n
who are a s sig n e d to a s s is t .

OR

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COM PUTER OPERATOR

D oes not in clu d e e m p lo y e e s p r im a r ily r e s p o n s ib le f o r the m a n a g e ­
m ent o r s u p e r v is io n o f oth er e le c t r o n ic data p r o c e s s in g e m p lo y e e s , o r p r o ­
g r a m m e r s p r im a r ily c o n c e r n e d w ith s c ie n tific a n d /o r en g in eerin g p r o b le m s .

M o n ito rs and o p e r a te s the c o n t r o l c o n s o le o f a d ig ita l c o m p u te r to
p r o c e s s data a c c o r d in g to op era tin g in s t r u c t io n s , u su a lly p r e p a r e d by a p r o ­
gra m m er.
W ork in c lu d e s m o s t o f the fo llo w in g : Studies in s tru ctio n s to
d e te rm in e equ ipm ent setup and o p e r a tio n s ; loa d s equ ipm en t w ith r e q u ire d
it e m s (tape r e e ls , c a r d s , e t c .); sw itch e s n e c e s s a r y a u x ilia ry equ ipm ent into
c ir c u it , and sta rts and o p e r a t e s c o m p u te r ; m a k es a d ju stm en ts to co m p u te r to
c o r r e c t o p e ra tin g p r o b le m s and m e e t s p e c ia l c o n d itio n s ; r e v ie w s e r r o r s m ade
du rin g o p e r a tio n and d e te r m in e s ca u se o r r e fe r s p r o b le m to s u p e r v is o r or
p r o g r a m m e r ; and m a in tain s op era tin g r e c o r d s .
M ay te s t and a s s is t in
c o r r e c t in g p r o g r a m .

For

w age study p u r p o s e s ,

p r o g r a m m e r s a re c la s s ifie d as fo llo w s :

C la s s A . W ork s in depen den tly o r under on ly g e n e r a l d ir e c tio n on
c o m p le x p r o b le m s w h ich r e q u ire c o m p e te n c e in a ll p h a ses o f p r o g r a m m in g
c o n c e p ts and p r a c t ic e s .
W orkin g fr o m d ia g r a m s and ch a rts w h ich id en tify
the nature o f d e s ir e d r e s u lt s , m a jo r p r o c e s s in g step s to be a c c o m p lis h e d ,
and the re la tio n s h ip s b etw een v a r io u s step s o f the p r o b le m so lv in g rou tin e;
plans the fu ll ran ge o f p r o g r a m m in g a ctio n s n eed ed to e ffic ie n tly u tiliz e the
co m p u te r sy ste m in a ch iev in g d e s ir e d end p r o d u c ts .

At th is le v e l, p r o g r a m m in g is d iffic u lt b e c a u se c o m p u te r equ ipm ent
m u st be o r g a n iz e d to p r o d u c e s e v e r a l in te r r e la te d but d iv e r s e p r o d u cts fr o m
n u m e ro u s and d iv e r s e data e le m e n ts . A w ide v a r ie ty and e x te n siv e n u m ber
o f in te r n a l p r o c e s s in g a c tio n s m u st o c c u r .
T h is r e q u ir e s su ch a c tio n s as
d ev e lo p m e n t o f c o m m o n o p e r a tio n s w hich can be r e u s e d , e sta b lis h m e n t o f
lin kage p oin ts betw een o p e r a t io n s , a d ju stm en ts to data when p r o g r a m r e q u ir e ­
m en ts e x c e e d c o m p u te r sto ra g e c a p a c ity , and su bsta n tial m a n ipu lation and
r e s e q u e n cin g o f data e le m e n ts to fo r m a h igh ly in teg ra ted p r o g r a m .
M ay p r o v id e fu n ction a l d ir e c tio n to lo w e r le v e l p r o g r a m m e r s who are
a s sig n e d to a s s is t .
C la s s B.
W ork s in depen den tly o r under on ly g e n e r a l d ir e c tio n on
r e la t iv e ly sim p le p r o g r a m s , o r on sim p le seg m en ts o f c o m p le x p r o g r a m s .
P r o g r a m s (o r se g m e n ts ) u su a lly p r o c e s s in fo rm a tio n to p rod u ce data in tw o
o r th r e e v a r ie d s e q u e n c e s o r fo r m a t s .
R e p o r ts and lis tin g s a re p ro d u ce d by
re fin in g , adapting, a r r a y in g , o r m akin g m in o r ad dition s to o r d e le tio n s fr o m
input data w h ich a r e r e a d ily a v a ila b le .
W hile n u m erou s r e c o r d s m ay be
p r o c e s s e d , the data have been re fin e d in p r io r a c tio n s so that the a c c u r a c y
and seq u en cin g o f data can be te s te d b y using a few rou tin e c h e c k s . T y p ic a lly ,
the p r o g r a m d e a ls w ith rou tin e r e c o r d k e e p in g o p e r a tio n s .
OR
W ork s on c o m p le x p r o g r a m s (as d e s c r ib e d fo r c la s s A) under c lo s e
d ir e c tio n o f a h igh er le v e l p r o g r a m m e r o r s u p e r v is o r .
May a s s is t h igh er
le v e l p r o g r a m m e r by in depen den tly p e r fo r m in g le s s d ifficu lt ta sk s a s s ig n e d ,
and p e r fo r m in g m o r e d iffic u lt ta sk s under fa ir ly c lo s e d ir e c tio n .
M ay guide o r in s tr u c t lo w e r le v e l p r o g r a m m e r s .
C la s s C.
M akes p r a c t ic a l a p p lica tio n s o f p r o g r a m m in g p r a c t ic e s
and c o n c e p ts u su a lly le a rn e d in fo r m a l tra in in g c o u r s e s . A s sig n m e n ts are
d es ig n e d to d e v e lo p c o m p e te n c e in the a p p lica tio n o f standard p r o c e d u r e s to
rou tin e p r o b le m s . R e c e iv e s c lo s e su p e r v is io n on new a s p e c ts o f a s sig n m e n ts ;
and w ork is r e v ie w e d to v e r ify its a c c u r a c y and c o n fo r m a n c e with re q u ire d
p rocedu res.




F or

w age

study

p u rp oses,

co m p u te r

op era tors

a re

c la s s ifie d

as

fo llo w s :
C la s s A . O p era tes in dep en d en tly , o r under on ly g e n e r a l d ir e c tio n ,
a co m p u te r running p r o g r a m s w ith m o s t o f the fo llo w in g c h a r a c t e r is t ic s :
New p r o g r a m s a r e fre q u e n tly te s te d and in tr o d u ce d ; sch ed u lin g r e q u ire m e n ts
a r e o f c r i t i c a l im p o rta n ce to m in im iz e d ow n tim e; the p r o g r a m s a re o f
c o m p le x d e s ig n so that id e n tifica tio n o f e r r o r s o u r c e often r e q u ir e s a w ork in g
kn ow led ge o f the to ta l p r o g r a m , and a ltern a te p r o g r a m s m a y not be a v a ila b le .
M ay g iv e d ir e c tio n and guid an ce to lo w e r le v e l o p e r a t o r s .
C la s s B . O p era tes in dep en d en tly , o r under on ly g e n e r a l d ir e c tio n ,
a co m p u te r running p r o g r a m s w ith m o s t o f the fo llo w in g c h a r a c t e r is t ic s :
M ost o f the p r o g r a m s a re e s ta b lis h e d p r o d u c tio n ru n s, ty p ic a lly run on a
r e g u la r ly r e c u r r in g b a s is ; th e re is little o r no te s tin g o f new p r o g r a m s
r e q u ir e d ; a ltern a te p r o g r a m s a re 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 eeds
m a jo r change o r can not be c o r r e c t e d w ith in a r e a s o n a b ly sh ort tim e . In
c o m m o n e r r o r situ a tio n s, d ia g n o se s c a u se and ta k es c o r r e c t iv e a ctio n .
T h is
u su a lly in v o lv e s ap plyin g p r e v io u s ly p r o g r a m m e d c o r r e c t iv e ste p s, o r using
stan dard c o r r e c t io n te c h n iq u e s .
OR
O p e ra te s under d ir e c t s u p e r v is io n a co m p u te r running p r o g r a m s or
seg m en ts o f p r o g r a m s with the c h a r a c t e r is t ic s d e s c r ib e d f o r c la s s A .
M ay
a s s is t a h igh er le v e l o p e r a t o r by in dep en d en tly p e r fo r m in g le s s d iffic u lt ta sk s
a s s ig n e d , and p e r fo r m in g d iffic u lt ta sk s fo llo w in g d e ta ile d in stru ctio n s and
with freq u en t r e v ie w o f o p e r a tio n s p e r fo r m e d .

e x p e cte d
a b ility to
r e c e iv e d
op era tor

C la s s C . W ork s on rou tin e p r o g r a m s under c lo s e su p e r v is io n . Is
to d e v e lo p w ork in g kn ow led ge o f the c o m p u te r equipm ent u sed and
d e te ct p r o b le m s in v o lv e d in running rou tin e p r o g r a m s .
U sually has
som e fo r m a l tra in in g in c o m p u te r o p e r a tio n . M ay a s s is t h igh er le v e l
on c o m p le x p r o g r a m s .

DRAFTER
C la ss A . P lans the g ra p h ic p r e se n ta tio n o f c o m p le x ite m s having
d is tin c tiv e d esig n fe a tu r e s that d iffe r s ig n ific a n tly fr o m esta b lis h e d draftin g
p r e c e d e n ts .
W ork s in c lo s e su pport w ith the d e s ig n o r ig in a to r , and m a y
r e co m m e n d m in o r d e s ig n ch a n g e s. A n a ly z e s the e ffe c t o f each change on the
d e ta ils o f fo r m , fu n ction , and p o s itio n a l re la tio n s h ip s o f com p on en ts and p a rts .
W ork s w ith a m in im u m o f s u p e r v is o r y a s s is ta n c e .
C om p leted w ork is
r e v ie w e d by d e s ig n o r ig in a to r fo r c o n s is t e n c y w ith p r io r e n g in eerin g d e t e r ­
m in a tio n s.
M ay e ith e r p r e p a r e d ra w in gs o r d ir e c t th e ir p re p a ra tio n by lo w e r
le v e l d r a ft e r s .

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E L E C T R O N IC S TE C H N IC IA N — Continued

C la s s B . P e r fo r m s n onroutin e and c o m p le x d raftin g a ssig n m en ts
that r e q u ire the a p p lica tion o f m o s t o f the sta n d a rd ized draw in g tech n iq u es
r e g u la r ly u sed .
D uties ty p ic a lly in v o lv e such w ork a s :
P r e p a r e s w ork in g
d ra w in gs o f s u b a s s e m b lie s with ir r e g u la r sh a p es, m u ltip le fu n ction s, and
p r e c is e p o s itio n a l r e la tio n s h ip s betw een co m p o n e n ts; p r e p a r e s a r c h ite c tu r a l
d raw in gs fo r c o n s tr u c tio n o f a building in clu din g d e ta il d raw in gs o f fou n ­
d a tio n s, w a ll s e c tio n s , flo o r p la n s, and r o o f.
U ses a c c e p te d fo r m u la s and
m a n u als in m a k i n g n e c e s s a r y com p u ta tion s to d eterm in e qu an tities o f
m a te r ia ls to be u se d , load c a p a c it ie s , stren g th s, s t r e s s e s , e tc .
R e c e iv e s
in itia l in s tr u c tio n s , r e q u ire m e n ts , and a d v ice fr o m s u p e r v is o r .
C om p leted
w o rk is c h e c k e d fo r te c h n ic a l ad equ acy.

C la s s C.
P r e p a r e s d e ta il d raw in gs o f sin g le units o r p a rts fo r
e n g in e e r in g , c o n s tr u c tio n , m a n u fa ctu rin g , o r r e p a ir p u r p o s e s .
T y p es o f
d ra w in gs p r e p a r e d in clu d e is o m e t r ic p r o je c tio n s (d ep ictin g th re e d im e n s io n s
in a c c u r a te s c a le ) and s e c tio n a l v iew s to c la r ify p osition in g o f com p on en ts
and c o n v e y n eed ed in fo rm a tio n .
C o n so lid a te s d e ta ils fr o m a n u m b er o f
s o u r c e s and ad ju sts o r tr a n s p o s e s s c a le as r e q u ir e d .
S u ggested m eth od s o f
a p p ro a ch , a p p lica b le p r e c e d e n ts , and a d v ice on s o u r c e m a te r ia ls a re given
w ith in itia l a s sig n m e n ts . In stru ction s a re le s s co m p le te when a ssig n m en ts
recu r.
W ork m a y be s p o t-c h e c k e d during p r o g r e s s .

P o s itio n s
d e fin itio n s .

a re

c la s s ifie d

into

le v e ls

on the

b a s is of the follow in g

C la s s A . A p p lie s ad vanced te c h n ic a l k n ow ledge to so lv e unusually
c o m p le x p r o b le m s ( i .e ., th ose that ty p ic a lly cannot be s o lv e d s o le ly by r e f e r ­
en ce to m a n u fa c tu r e r s ' m anu als o r s im ila r d ocu m en ts) in w ork in g on e l e c ­
tr o n ic equ ipm en t.
E x a m p les o f such p r o b le m s in clu d e loca tion and d en sity o f
c ir c u it r y , e le c tr o m a g n e tic ra d ia tion , is o la tin g m a lfu n ctio n s, and freq u en t
en g in eerin g c h a n g e s.
W ork in v o lv e s : A d eta iled u nderstanding o f the in t e r ­
re la tio n s h ip s o f c ir c u it s ; e x e r c is in g indepen den t ju dgm en t in p e r fo r m in g such
ta sk s as m akin g c ir c u it a n a ly s e s , ca lcu la tin g w ave fo r m s , tr a c in g r e la t io n ­
sh ips in sign a l flo w ; and r e g u la r ly usin g c o m p le x te s t in stru m en ts ( e .g ., dual
t r a c e o s c i l l o s c o p e s , Q -m e t e r s , d ev ia tion m e t e r s , pu lse g e n e r a t o r s ).

W ork m a y be re v ie w e d by s u p e r v is o r (freq u en tly an en g in e e r o r
d e s ig n e r ) fo r g e n e r a l c o m p lia n c e w ith a c c e p te d p r a c t ic e s .
M ay p rov id e
t e c h n ic a l guid an ce to lo w e r le v e l te c h n ic ia n s .

D R A F T E R -T R A C E R
C o p ie s
cloth o r p a p er
in clu de tr a c in g
la rg e s c a le not

T h is c la s s ific a t io n e x clu d e s r e p a ir e r s o f such standard e le c tr o n ic
equ ipm ent as c o m m o n o ffic e m a ch in e s and h ou seh old ra d io and te le v is io n
s e ts ; p ro d u ctio n a s s e m b le r s and t e s t e r s ; w o r k e r s w h ose p r im a r y duty is
s e r v ic in g e le c t r o n ic te s t in stru m e n ts ; te c h n ic ia n s who have a d m in istra tiv e
o r s u p e r v is o r y r e s p o n s ib ility ; and d r a ft e r s , d e s ig n e r s , and p r o fe s s io n a l
e n g in e e r s .

plans and d raw in gs p r e p a r e d b y o th e rs by p la cin g tr a c in g
o v e r d raw in gs and tr a c in g with pen o r p e n c il.
(D oes not
lim ite d to plans p r im a r ily co n s istin g o f stra ig h t lin es and a
re q u irin g c lo s e d elin ea tion .)
A N D /O R

P r e p a r e s sim p le o r rep etitiv e draw in gs o f e a s ily v is u a liz e d it e m s .
W ork is c lo s e ly su p e r v is e d during p r o g r e s s .

C la s s B . A p p lie s c o m p r e h e n s iv e te c h n ic a l kn ow ledge to so lv e c o m ­
p le x p r o b le m s ( i.e ., th ose that ty p ic a lly can be s o lv e d s o le ly by p r o p e r ly
in te r p r e tin g m a n u fa c tu r e r s ' m anu als o r s im ila r docu m en ts) in w orkin g on
e le c t r o n ic equ ipm en t.
W ork in v o lv e s : A fa m ilia r ity with the in te r r e la tio n ­
sh ip s o f c ir c u it s ; and ju d g m en t in d eterm in in g w ork seq u en ce and in se le ctin g
to o ls and testin g in stru m e n ts , u su a lly le s s c o m p le x than th ose u sed by the
c la s s A te ch n icia n .
R e c e iv e s te c h n ic a l g u id a n ce, as r e q u ir e d , fr o m s u p e r v is o r o r h igh er
le v e l te c h n ic ia n , and w ork is re v ie w e d fo r s p e c ific c o m p lia n ce w ith a c c e p te d
p r a c t ic e s and w ork a s s ig n m e n ts . M ay p r o v id e te c h n ic a l guidance to lo w e r
le v e l te c h n ic ia n s .

E L E C T R O N IC S TECH NICIAN

W ork s on v a r io u s typ es o f e le c tr o n ic equ ipm ent and re la te d d e v ic e s
by p e r fo r m in g one o r a com b in a tion o f the fo llo w in g : In sta llin g , m ain tain in g,
r e p a ir in g , ov e rh a u lin g , tro u b le s h o o tin g , m od ify in g , c o n s tr u c tin g , and te s tin g .
W ork r e q u ir e s p r a c t ic a l ap p lica tion o f te c h n ic a l k n ow led ge o f e le c t r o n ic s
p r in c ip le s , a b ility to d eterm in e m a lfu n c tio n s, and s k ill to put equipm ent in
re q u ire d op era tin g con d ition .
The equ ipm en t— c o n s istin g o f e ith e r m any d iffe r e n t kinds o f c ir c u it s
o r m u ltip le r e p e titio n o f the sam e kind o f c ir c u it— in clu d e s , but is not lim ite d
to , the fo llo w in g : (a) E le c tr o n ic tra n sm ittin g and r e c e iv in g equ ipm ent (e .g .,
r a d a r, r a d io , te le v is io n , telep h on e, son a r, n av iga tion a l a id s), (b) d ig ita l and
analog c o m p u te r s , and (c) in d u str ia l and m e d ic a l m e a su rin g and c o n tro llin g
equipm ent.




C la s s C . A p p lie s w ork in g te c h n ic a l kn ow ledge to p e r fo r m sim p le o r
rou tin e ta sk s in w ork in g on e le c t r o n ic equ ipm en t, fo llo w in g d eta iled in s t r u c ­
tion s w hich c o v e r v ir tu a lly a ll p r o c e d u r e s .
W ork ty p ic a lly in v o lv e s such
ta sk s a s : A s s is tin g h igh er le v e l te c h n ic ia n s by p e r fo r m in g such a c tiv it ie s as
r e p la c in g co m p o n e n ts, w irin g c ir c u it s , and taking te s t re a d in g s; r e p a ir in g
sim p le e le c t r o n ic equ ipm en t; and u sin g to o ls and co m m o n test in stru m en ts
(e .g ., m u lt im e t e r s , audio sig n a l g e n e r a t o r s , tube t e s t e r s , o s c ill o s c o p e s ) .
Is not r e q u ir e d to be fa m ilia r w ith the in te r r e la tio n s h ip s o f c ir c u it s .
T h is
k n ow led g e, h o w e v e r, m a y be a c q u ir e d th rough a ssig n m en ts d esig n ed to
in c r e a s e c o m p e te n c e (in clu d in g c la s s r o o m train in g ) so that w o r k e r can
ad vance to h igh er le v e l te c h n ic ia n .
R e c e iv e s te c h n ic a l g u id a n ce, as r e q u ir e d , fr o m s u p e r v is o r o r h igh er
le v e l te c h n ic ia n .
W ork is t y p ic a lly spot c h e c k e d , but is given d eta iled r e v ie w
w hen new o r ad vanced a s sig n m e n ts a re in v o lv e d .

R E G IS T E R E D IN D U S TRIA L NURSE

R E G IS T E R E D IN D U STRIA L NURSE----Continued

A r e g i s t e r e d n u r se who g iv e s nursing s e r v i c e under g e n e r a l m e d i c a l
d ir e c t io n to i l l o r in ju re d e m p l o y e e s o r oth er p e r s o n s who b e c o m e i l l o r
su ffe r an a c c id e n t on the p r e m i s e s o f a f a c t o r y o r oth er es t a b lis h m e n t .
Duties in v o lv e a c o m b in a tio n of the f o l l o w i n g : Giving f i r s t aid to the i l l o r
in ju re d ; attending to subsequent d r e s s i n g o f e m p l o y e e s ' i n ju r i e s ; keepin g
r e c o r d s o f patients t r e a t e d ; p r e p a r in g a c c id e n t r e p o r t s f o r c o m p e n s a tio n or

oth er p u r p o s e s ; a s s i s t i n g in p h y s ic a l ex a m in a tion s and health evalu atio ns o f
a p plican ts and e m p l o y e e s ; and planning and c a r r y i n g out p r o g r a m s involvin g
health ed u ca tion , a c c id e n t p r e v e n tio n , evalu ation o f plant e n viron m en t, o r
o th e r a c ti v it ie s affe c tin g the health, w e l f a r e , and sa fety o f all p e r s o n n e l .
N u rsin g s u p e r v i s o r s o r head n u r s e s in e s t a b lis h m e n t s em p lo y in g m o r e than
one n u r s e are e x clu d e d .

MAINTENANCE, TOOLROOM, AND POWERPLANT
M A IN TE N A N C E C A R P E N T E R

M A IN TE N A N C E MACHINIST

P e r f o r m s the c a r p e n t r y duties n e c e s s a r y to c o n s t r u c t and m ain tain
in g ood r e p a i r buildin g w o o d w o r k and equipm ent such as bins, c r i b s , c o u n t e r s ,
b e n c h e s , p a r t itio n s , d o o r s , f l o o r s , s t a ir s , c a s i n g s , and t r im m a d e o f w ood
in an e s t a b lis h m e n t .
W ork in v o l v e s m o s t o f the f o l l o w i n g ; Planning and
laying out o f w o r k f r o m b lu e p r in ts , d r a w in g s , m o d e l s , o r v e r b a l i n s t r u c t io n s ;
using a v a r ie t y o f c a r p e n t e r ' s han dtools, por ta b le p o w e r t o o l s , and standard
m e a s u r i n g in s t r u m e n ts ; makin g standard shop com pu ta tion s relating to d i m e n ­
sion s o f w o r k ; and s e l e c t in g m a t e r i a l s n e c e s s a r y f o r the w o r k . In g e n e r a l,
the w o r k o f the m a in ten an ce c a r p e n t e r r e q u i r e s rounded tr ainin g and e x p e r i ­
en ce u su a lly a c q u ir e d through a f o r m a l a p p r e n tic e s h ip o r equiv alent trainin g
and e x p e r i e n c e .

P r o d u c e s r e p l a c e m e n t pa rts and new pa rts in makin g r e p a i r s o f
m e t a l pa rts o f m e c h a n i c a l equipm ent o p e r a t e d in an e st a b lis h m e n t .
Work
i n v o l v e s m o s t o f the f o l l o w i n g : In terpretin g w ritten in st ru ct io n s and s p e c i ­
f ic a t io n s ; planning and la yin g out o f w o r k ; usin g a v a r ie t y of m a c h i n i s t 's
handtools and p r e c i s i o n m e a s u r i n g in s t r u m e n ts ; setting up and operating
standard m a ch in e t o o l s ; shaping o f m e t a l pa rts to c l o s e t o l e r a n c e s ; makin g
standard shop c om p u ta tion s relating to d im e n s io n s o f w o r k , toolin g , f e e d s ,
and sp e e d s o f m a ch in in g; kn ow ledge o f the w o r k in g p r o p e r t i e s o f the c o m m o n
m e t a l s ; s e le c t in g standard m a t e r i a l s , p a r t s , and equip m ent r e q u ir e d f o r this
w o r k ; and fitting and a s s e m b li n g pa rts into m e c h a n i c a l eq uip m ent. In g e n e r a l,
the m a c h i n i s t ' s w o r k n o r m a l l y r e q u i r e s a rounded trainin g in m a c h i n e - s h o p
p r a c t i c e u su ally a c q u ir e d through a f o r m a l a p p r e n tic e s h ip o r equiv alent
trainin g and e x p e r i e n c e .

M A IN TE N A N C E E L E C T R IC IA N
M A IN TE N A N C E MECHANIC (M a c h in er y)
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 equ ipm ent o f an esta b lis h m en t.
W ork in v o l v e s m o s t o f the f o l l o w i n g : E x am in in g m a c h in e s and m e c h a n i c a l
equ ipm ent to d ia g n o se s o u r c e o f t r o u b le ; d is m a n tlin g o r p a rtly dism antlin g
m a c h in e s and p e r f o r m i n g r e p a i r s that m a in ly in v o lv e the use o f handtools in
s c r a p in g and fitting p a r t s ; r e p la c in g b r o k e n o r d e f e c t iv e parts with it e m s
obtain ed f r o m st o ck ; o r d e r i n g the p r o d u c t i o n o f a r e p la c e m e n t pact by a
m a ch in e shop o r sending the m a ch in e to a m a ch in e shop f o r m a j o r r e p a i r s ;
p r e p a r in g w ritten s p e c i f i c a t i o n s f o r m a j o r r e p a i r s o r f o r the p r od u c tion o f
pa rts o r d e r e d f r o m m a ch in e shops; r e a s s e m b l i n g m a c h in e s ; and makin g all
n e c e s s a r y ad ju stm ents f o r o p e r a t io n .
In g e n e r a l, the w o rk of a m a c h in e r y
m a in ten an ce m e c h a n ic r e q u i r e s rounded tr ainin g and e x p e r i e n c e usually
a c q u ir e d through a f o r m a l a p p r e n tic e s h ip o r equ ivalent trainin g and e x p e r i ­
ence.
E x clu d ed f r o m th is c l a s s i f i c a t i o n a r e w o r k e r s w h os e p r im a r y duties
in v o lv e setting up o r adjusting m a c h in e s .

P e r f o r m s a v a r ie t y o f e l e c t r i c a l trad e fu n c tion s such as the in s t a l­
la tion, m a in te n a n ce , o r r e p a ir o f equip m ent f o r the g en e r a tio n , d is tr ib u tio n ,
o r u tilization o f e l e c t r i c e n e r g y in an e st a b lis h m e n t .
Work i n v o l v e s m o s t
of the f o l l o w i n g : Installing o r r e p a ir in g any o f a v a r ie t y of e l e c t r i c a l eq u ip ­
m en t such as g e n e r a t o r s , t r a n s f o r m e r s , s w it c h b o a r d s , c o n t r o l l e r s , c i r c u i t
b r e a k e r s , m o t o r s , heating units, condu it s y s t e m s , o r other t r a n s m i s s i o n
equip m ent; w ork in g f r o m b lu ep r in ts , d r a w in g s , la you ts, o r oth er s p e c i f i ­
c a tio n s ; locatin g and dia gn osin g tr o u b le in the e l e c t r i c a l s y s t e m o r eq u ip ­
m en t; w ork in g standard c om pu ta tion s relating to load r e q u ir e m e n t s o f w irin g
o r e l e c t r i c a l equip m ent; and usin g a v a r ie ty o f e l e c t r i c i a n 's handtools and
m e a s u r i n g and testin g in s t r u m e n ts .
In g e n e r a l, the w o r k of the m ain ten an ce
e l e c t r i c i a n r e q u i r e s rounded tr ainin g and e x p e r i e n c e usu ally a c q u ir e d through
a f o r m a l a p p r e n tic e s h ip o r equiv alent trainin g and e x p e r i e n c e .

M A IN T E N A N C E M ECH ANIC (M o to r V e h i c l e s )

M A IN TE N A N C E PAIN T E R

R e p a ir s a u t o m o b il e s , b u s e s , m o t o r t r u c k s , and t r a c t o r s o f an e s t a b ­
lis h m en t. W ork in v o l v e s m o s t o f the f o l l o w i n g : E x am in ing autom otive equ ip­
m ent to d ia g n ose s o u r c e o f t r o u b le ; d i s a s s e m b l i n g equip m ent and p e r f o r m in g
r e p a i r s that in v o lv e the u se o f such handtools as w r e n c h e s , gau ges, d r i l l s ,
o r s p e c i a l i z e d equip m ent in d i s a s s e m b l i n g o r fitting p a r t s ; r e p la c in g b r ok en
o r d e f e c t iv e pa rts f r o m stock ; grin din g and adjusting v a l v e s ; r e a s s e m b l i n g and
in sta llin g the v a r io u s a s s e m b l i e s in the v e h ic le and makin g n e c e s s a r y a d ju s t ­
m e n ts ; and alignin g w h e e l s , adjusting b r a k e s and lig h ts, o r tightening body
bo-lts.
In g e n e r a l, the w o r k o f the m o t o r v e h ic le m a in tenance m e c h a n ic
r e q u i r e s rounded trainin g and e x p e r i e n c e u su ally a c q u ir e d through a f o r m a l
a p p r e n tic e s h ip o r equ iv alent trainin g and e x p e r i e n c e .

Paints and r e d e c o r a t e s w a l l s , w o o d w o r k , and fix tu r e s of an e s t a b ­
lis h m en t.
W ork in v o l v e s the f o l l o w i n g : K now ledge o f s u r fa c e p e c u l i a r i t i e s
and ty p e s o f paint r e q u ir e d f o r d iffe r e n t ap p lic a t io n s ; p r ep a r in g s u r f a c e f o r
painting b y r e m o v in g old fin ish o r by p la cin g putty o r f i l l e r in nail h oles and
i n t e r s t i c e s ; and applying paint with s p ra y gun o r bru sh .
May m i x c o l o r s ,
o i l s , white lea d , and o th er paint in g r e d ie n ts to obtain p r o p e r c o l o r o r
c o n s i s t e n c y . In g e n e r a l, the w o r k o f the m a in ten an ce pain ter r e q u i r e s rounded
tr ainin g and e x p e r i e n c e u su a lly a c q u ir e d through a f o r m a l a p p r e n tic e s h ip o r
equiv alent trainin g and e x p e r i e n c e .




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M A IN T E N A N C E M E C H A N IC (M otor V e h ic le s)— Continued

M A C H IN E -T O O L O P E R A T O R (T o o lro o m )

T h is c l a s s i f i c a t i o n d o e s not in clude m e c h a n i c s who r e p a ir c u s t o m e r s '
v e h ic le s in a u tom obile r e p a ir sh ops .

S p e c ia liz e s in the o p e r a t io n of one o r m o r e ty p e s o f m a ch in e t o o l s ,
such as ji g b o r e r s , c y l i n d r i c a l o r s u r fa c e g r i n d e r s ; engine lath es; o r m illin g
m a c h in e s , in the c o n s t r u c t io n o f m a c h i n e - s h o p t o o l s , g a u g es , j i g s , f ix tu r e s ,
o r dies.
W ork i n v o l v e s m o s t o f the f o l l o w i n g : Planning and p e r f o r m i n g
d iffic u lt m a ch in in g o p e r a t io n s ; p r o c e s s i n g it e m s r e q u irin g c o m p li c a t e d setups
o r a high d e g r e e o f a c c u r a c y ; using a v a r ie t y of p r e c i s i o n m e a s u r i n g in s t r u ­
m e n ts ; s e le c t in g f e e d s , s p e e d s , to olin g , and o p e r a t io n seq uen ce; and making
n e c e s s a r y ad ju stm ents during o p e r a t io n to a c h iev e requ isite t o l e r a n c e s o r
dim ensions.
May be r e q u ir e d to r e c o g n i z e when t o o l s need d r e s s i n g , to
d r e s s t o o l s , and to s e l e c t p r o p e r c o o la n ts and cutting and lu bricating o ils .
F o r c r o s s - i n d u s t r y w age study 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 and die jobbin g shops a r e ex clu d ed f r o m this c la s s if i c a t io n .

M AINTE NANC E P I P E F I T T E R
In stalls o r r e p a i r s w a t e r , steam , g a s, o r oth er ty p e s o f pipe and
pip efittings in an es t a b lis h m e n t . W ork in v o l v e s m o s t o f the f o l l o w i n g : Laying
out w o r k and m e a s u r i n g to lo c a t e p os ition o f pipe f r o m d raw in gs o r oth er
w ritten s p e c i f i c a t i o n s ; cutting v a r io u s s i z e s o f pipe to c o r r e c t lengths with
c h i s e l and h a m m e r o r o x y a c e t y le n e t o r c h o r p ip e -c u ttin g m a c h in e s ; threadin g
pipe with s t o c k s and d ie s ; bending pipe by h a n d -d riv e n o r p o w e r - d r i v e n
m a c h in e s ; a s s e m b li n g pipe with c ou p lin g s and fastenin g pipe to h a n g e r s;
makin g standard shop c om pu ta tion s relating to p r e s s u r e s , flo w , and size o f
pipe r e q u ir e d ; and m akin g standard te s t s to d e t e r m i n e whether finished pip es
m eet specifications.
In g e n e r a l, the w o r k o f the m ain ten an ce p ip efitter
r e q u i r e s rounded tr ainin g and e x p e r i e n c e u su ally a c q u ir e d through a f o r m a l
a p p re n tice s h ip o r equiv alent train in g and e x p e r i e n c e .
W orkers prim a rily
engaged in in stalling and r e p a ir in g building sanitation o r heating s y s t e m s
ar e e x c lu d e d .

T O O L AND DIE M AK ER
C o n s t r u c t s and r e p a i r s m a c h i n e - s h o p t o o l s , gau ges, j i g s , fix tu re s
o r d ie s f o r f o r g i n g s , pu nching, and oth er m e t a l - f o r m i n g w o rk .
Work
in v o l v e s m o s t of the f o l l o w i n g : Planning and laying out w ork a c c o r d i n g to
m o d e l s , blu e p r in ts , d r a w in g s , o r oth er o r a l and w rit ten s p e c if i c a t io n s ; using
a v a r ie t y o f t o o l and die m a k e r ' s handtools and p r e c i s i o n m e a s u r in g in s t r u ­
m e n t s ; u nderstandin g o f the w ork in g p r o p e r t i e s o f c o m m o n m e t a ls and a l lo y s ;
setting up and op er a tin g o f m a ch in e t o o l s and r elated equipment; makin g
n e c e s s a r y shop c om p u ta tion s relating to d im e n s io n s o f w o r k , s p e e d s , f e e d s ,
and toolin g o f m a c h in e s ; h e a t-t re a tin g o f m e t a l parts during fa b r i c a t io n as
w e l l as o f fin ish ed t o o l s and d ie s to a c h iev e r e q u ir e d qu alities; w ork in g to
c l o s e t o l e r a n c e s ; fitting and a s s e m b li n g of parts to p r e s c r i b e d t o l e r a n c e s
and a l lo w a n c e s ; and s e le c t in g ap p ro p r ia te m a t e r i a l s , t o o l s , and p r o c e s s e s .
In g e n e r a l, the t o o l and die m a k e r ' s w o rk r e q u ir e s a rounded trainin g in
m a c h i n e - s h o p and t o o l r o o m p r a c t i c e usu ally a c q u ir e d through a f o r m a l
a p p r e n tic e s h ip o r equiv alent tr ainin g and e x p e r i e n c e .

M A IN TE N A N C E S H E E T - M E T A L WORKER
F a b r i c a t e s , i n s t a ll s , and m a in tains in g ood r e p a ir the s h e e t - m e t a l
equip m ent and fix t u r e s (su ch as m a ch in e g u a rd s , g r e a s e pans, s h e lv e s ,
l o c k e r s , tanks, v e n t ila t o r s , c h u tes , d u cts, m e t a l r o o fin g ) of an e st a b lis h m e n t .
W or k in v o lv e s m o s t o f the f o l l o w i n g : Planning and laying out a ll types o f
s h e e t - m e t a l m ain ten an ce w o r k f r o m blu e p r in ts , m o d e l s , o r o th er s p e c i f i ­
c a tio n s ; setting up and op er a tin g a ll av ailab le ty pes o f s h e e t - m e t a l w ork in g
m a c h in e s ; using a v a r ie ty of handtools in cutting, bendin g, f o r m i n g , shaping,
fitting, and a s s e m b li n g ; and in stalling s h e e t - m e t a l a r t i c l e s as r e q u ir e d .
In
g e n e r a l, the w o r k o f the m ain ten an ce s h e e t - m e t a l w o r k e r r e q u i r e s rounded
tr ainin g and e x p e r i e n c e u su ally a c q u ir e d through a f o r m a l a p p re n tice s h ip o r
equiv alent trainin g and e x p e r i e n c e .

F o r c r o s s - i n d u s t r y w age study p u r p o s e s , t o o l and die m a k e r s in
t o o l and die job b in g shops a r e ex clu d e d f r o m this c l a s s i f i c a t i o n .

M ILLW RIG H T
In stalls n ew m a c h in e s o r heavy equ ipm ent, and d is m a n t le s and
in s t a ll s m a c h in e s o r heavy equipm ent when cha nges in the plant layout ar e
r e q u ir e d .
W or k in v o l v e s m o s t of the f o l l o w i n g : Planning and laying out
w o r k ; in te r p r e tin g blueprin ts o r oth er s p e c if i c a t io n s ; usin g a v a r ie t y o f handt o o l s and r ig g in g ; makin g standard shop c om pu ta tion s relating to s t r e s s e s ,
strength o f m a t e r i a l s , and c e n t e r s o f gra vity; aligning and bala ncin g eq u ip ­
m en t; s e le c t in g standard t o o l s , equipm ent, and pa rts to be used; and in stallin g
and main taining in g ood o r d e r p ow er t r a n s m i s s i o n equipm ent such as d r i v e s
and speed r e d u c e r s .
In g e n e r a l, the m i l l w r i g h t 's w o r k n o r m a lly r e q u i r e s a
rounded tr ainin g and e x p e r i e n c e in the trade a c q u ir e d through a f o r m a l
a p p r e n tic e s h ip o r equ ivalent trainin g and e x p e r i e n c e .

S T A T IO N A R Y ENGINEER
O p e ra te s and m ain tains and m a y a ls o su p e r v i s e the op e r a t io n of
sta tion a ry engin es and equip m ent (m e c h a n ic a l o r e l e c t r i c a l ) to supply the
e s t a b lis h m e n t in w hich e m p lo y e d with p o w e r , heat, r e f r i g e r a t i o n , o r a i r con dition in g.
Work i n v o l v e s :
Operating and main taining equipment such as
stea m e n g in e s , a ir c o m p r e s s o r s , g e n e r a t o r s , m o t o r s , tu r b in e s, ventilating
and r e f r ig e r a t i n g equ ipm ent, steam b o i l e r s and b o i l e r - f e d w ater pum ps;
m akin g equip m ent r e p a i r s ; and keepin g a r e c o r d o f op e r a t io n of m a c h in e r y ,
t e m p e r a t u r e , and fu el c o n s u m p tio n .
May a ls o s u p e r v i s e these o p e r a t io n s .
Head o r c h ie f e n g in e e r s in es t a b lis h m e n t s em p loy in g m o r e than one e n g in e e r
a r e e x clu d e d .

M A IN TE N AN C E TR A D E S H E L P E R
A s s i s t s one o r m o r e w o r k e r s in the sk illed m ain ten an ce t r a d e s , by
p e r f o r m i n g s p e c i f i c o r g e n e r a l duties o f l e s s e r sk ill, such as keepin g a
w o r k e r supplie d with m a t e r ia l s and t o o l s ; c lean in g w ork in g a r e a , m a c h in e ,
and equ ipm ent; a s s i s t i n g jo u r n e y m a n by holding m a t e r i a l s o r t o o l s ; and p e r ­
f o r m in g o th er u n sk illed ta sk s as d i r e c t e d by jo u r n e y m a n .
The kind o f w ork
the h elp er is p e r m it te d to p e r f o r m v a r i e s f r o m tr a d e to t r a d e : In s om e
tr a d e s the h e lp e r is con fin ed to supplying, lifting, and holding m a t e r i a l s and
t o o l s , and cle anin g w ork in g a r e a s ; and in oth e r s he is pe r m it te d to p e r f o r m
s p e c ia liz e d m a ch in e o p e r a t io n s , o r pa rts of a trad e that are a lso p e r f o r m e d
by w o r k e r s on a f u l l - t i m e b a s i s .




BO ILER TEN DE R
F i r e s station a ry b o i l e r s to fu rn ish the estab lis h m en t in which
e m p lo y e d with heat, p o w e r , o r steam .
F e e d s fu els to f ir e by hand o r
o p e r a t e s a m e c h a n i c a l st o k e r , g a s, o r o i l bu rn er; and c h e c k s w a ter and
sa fety v a lv e s .
May c le a n , o il, o r a s s i s t in r e p a ir in g b o i l e r r o o m equipment.

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MATERIAL MOVEMENT AND CUSTODIAL
T R U CK D R IVER

W AREH O USEM AN— Continued

D r iv e s a tr u ck within a c ity o r in d u str ia l a r e a to t r a n s p o r t m a t e ­
r i a l s , m e r c h a n d i s e , equ ipm ent, o r w o r k e r s between v a r io u s ty pes of e s t a b ­
lis h m en ts such as:
M anufacturin g pla nts, fr eig h t d e p o t s, w a r e h o u s e s , w h o l e ­
sale and retail e s t a b lis h m e n t s , o r b etw een r e t a i l
esta b lis h m en ts and
c u s t o m e r s ' h ou ses or p la c e s of b u s in e s s . M ay a l s o loa d or unload tru ck with
o r without h e l p e r s , m ake m i n o r m e c h a n ic a l r e p a i r s , and keep tr u ck in good
w o r k i n g order.
S a l e s - r o u t e and o v e r - t h e - r o a d d r i v e r s ar e e x c l u d e d .

E x clu d e w o r k e r s w h os e p r i m a r y duties in v o lv e shipping and r e c e iv in g
w o rk (s e e Shipping and R e c e iv in g C l e r k and Shipping P a c k e r ) , o r d e r fillin g
( s e e O r d e r F i l l e r ) , or operating p o w e r tr u ck s ( s e e P o w e r - T r u c k O p e r a t o r ) .

O RD ER F I L L E R
F i l l s shipping o r t r a n s f e r o r d e r s f o r fin ish ed good s f r o m st o re d
m e r c h a n d i s e in a c c o r d a n c e with s p e c if i c a t io n s on s a le s s l ip s , c u s t o m e r s '
o r d e r s , o r oth er in s t r u c t io n s .
May, in addition to fillin g o r d e r s and in d i­
cating it e m s fill e d o r o m itte d , keep r e c o r d s o f outgoing o r d e r s , r e q u isitio n
additional stock o r r e p o r t short su pplies to s u p e r v i s o r , and p e r f o r m other
r e la t e d duties.

F o r wage study p u r p o s e s , t r u c k d r i v e r s are c l a s s i f i e d by s i z e and
type o f equ ipm ent, as f o l l o w s :
( T r a c t o r - t r a i l e r should be rated on the b a s i s
o f t r a i l e r c a p a c it y .)
Truckdriver,
Truckdriver,
Truckdriver,
Truckdriver,

light tr u ck (under IV 2 tons)
m e d iu m tr u ck (1 V2 to and in cluding 4 tons)
heavy tr u ck ( tr a i le r ) ( o v e r 4 tons)
heavy tr u ck (other than t r a i l e r ) ( o v e r 4 tons)

SHIPPING PA C K E R
P r e p a r e s fin ish ed p r o d u c ts f o r shipm ent o r s t o ra g e by pla cing them
in shipping c o n t a in e r s , the s p e c i f i c o p e r a t io n s p e r f o r m e d being dependent upon
the type, s i z e , and n u m b e r o f units to be pa ck ed , the type o f con tain er
e m p lo y e d , and m eth od o f ship m ent.
W ork r e q u i r e s the pla cing of it e m s in
shipping c o n t a in e r s and m a y in volve one o r m o r e o f the f o l l o w i n g : Knowledge
o f v a r io u s it e m s o f stock in o r d e r to v e r i f y content; s e l e c t io n o f a p p rop r ia te
type and size o f c o n t a in e r ; in s e r tin g e n c l o s u r e s in c o n t a in e r ; using e x c e l s i o r
o r oth er m a t e r i a l to preven t b r e a k a g e o r d a m ag e; c lo s in g and sea lin g c o n ­
ta in e r; and applying la b e ls o r en tering id entifyin g data on co n t a in e r.
Packers
who also m a k e w ooden b o x e s o r c r a t e s ar e exclu ded.

SHIPPING AND RECEIVING C L E R K
P r e p a r e s m e r c h a n d i s e f o r shipm ent, o r r e c e i v e s and is r e s p o n s ib le
f o r in c o m in g ship m ents o f m e r c h a n d i s e o r oth er m a t e r i a l s .
Shipping w ork
i n v o l v e s : A knowle dge o f shipping p r o c e d u r e s , p r a c t i c e s , r o u t e s , available
m ea n s o f tr a n s p o r t a tio n , and r a te s ; and p r ep a r in g r e c o r d s o f the g ood s
shipped, makin g up b i lls o f lading, postin g w eight and shipping c h a r g e s , and
keepin g a file of shipping r e c o r d s .
May d i r e c t o r a s s i s t in p r e p a r in g the
m e r c h a n d i s e f o r ship m ent.
R e c e iv in g w o rk i n v o l v e s : V er ify in g o r d ir e c tin g
oth e r s in v e r if y in g the c o r r e c t n e s s o f sh ip m ents against b i lls of lading,
i n v o i c e s , o r oth er r e c o r d s ; ch e c k in g f o r sh o r ta g e s and r e je c t in g da m ag ed
g o o d s ; routing m e r c h a n d i s e o r m a t e r i a l s to p r o p e r d ep a rt m e n ts; and m a i n ­
taining n e c e s s a r y r e c o r d s and f ile s .
F o r wage study p u r p o s e s ,

M A T E R I A L HANDLING L A B O R E R
A w o r k e r e m p lo y e d in a w a r e h o u s e , m a nu factu ring plant, s t o r e , o r
oth er est a b lis h m e n t w h os e duties in v o lv e one o r m o r e of the f o l l o w i n g :
Loading and unloading v a r io u s m a t e r i a l s and m e r c h a n d i s e on or f r o m freig ht
c a r s , t r u c k s , o r oth er tr a n s p o rt in g d e v i c e s ; unpacking, shelv in g, o r pla cing
m a t e r i a l s o r m e r c h a n d i s e in p r o p e r s t o r a g e lo c a tio n ; and tr a n sp ortin g
m a t e r i a l s or m e r c h a n d i s e by handtruck, c a r , o r w h e e l b a r r o w .
L on g s h or e
w o r k e r s , who load and unload sh ips, ar e e x c l u d e d .

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

Shipping c l e r k
R e c e iv in g c l e r k
Shipping and r e c e i v i n g c l e r k

WAREHOUSEMAN
P O W E R -T R U C K O P E R A T O R
A s d i r e c t e d , p e r f o r m s a v a r ie ty o f w a r eh ou sin g duties which r e q u ir e
an understandin g o f the e s t a b lis h m e n t 's stora ge pla n . Work in v o lv e s m o s t
o f the fo llo w in g :
V e rify in g m a t e r i a l s (o r m e r c h a n d i s e ) against r e c e iv in g
d o c u m e n t s , noting and r e p o r t in g d i s c r e p a n c i e s and obv iou s d a m a g e s ; routing
m a t e r i a l s to p r e s c r i b e d st o r a g e lo c a t io n s ; st o rin g , stackin g, o r pa lletizin g
m a t e r i a l s in a c c o r d a n c e with p r e s c r i b e d s t o ra g e m eth od s; r e a r r a n g in g and
t a k i n g in ven tor y o f s t o re d m a t e r i a l s ; exam inin g stored m a t e r i a l s and
re p o rt in g d e t e r io r a t io n and d a m a g e; r e m o v in g m a t e r i a l f r o m s t o ra g e and
p r e p a r in g it for shipm ent.
May op er a te hand o r p ow er tr u ck s in p e r f o r m in g
w a r e h o u sin g duties.




O p e r a te s a m anu ally c o n t r o ll e d g a s o l i n e - o r e l e c t r i c - p o w e r e d tr u ck
o r t r a c t o r to t r a n s p o r t g oods and m a t e r i a l s o f all kinds about a w a r e h o u s e ,
m a n u factu rin g plant, or oth er e sta b lis h m en t.

tr u ck ,

F o r wage study p u r p o s e s , w o r k e r s are c l a s s i f i e d by type o f p o w e r as f o l l o w s :
F o r k lif t o p e r a t o r
P o w e r - t r u c k o p e r a t o r (other than forklift)

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GUARD AN D W A T C H M A N

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

G u a r d . P e r f o r m s routine p o li c e du ties, eith er at f ix e d post o r on
to u r , m ain taining o r d e r , using a r m s o r f o r c e w h e r e n e c e s s a r y .
Includes
guards who a r e stationed at gate and c h e c k on id entity o f e m p lo y e e s and
oth er p e r s o n s e n t e r in g .

C lea n s and k e e p s in an o r d e r l y condition f a c t o r y w ork in g a r e a s and
w a s h r o o m s , o r p r e m i s e s o f an o f f i c e , apartm ent h ouse, o r c o m m e r c i a l
o r oth er est a b lis h m e n t .
Duties in volve a c om bina tion o f the f o l l o w i n g :
Sw eeping, m op pin g o r sc r u b b in g , and polish in g f l o o r s ; r e m o v in g c h ip s , trash,
and o th er r e f u s e ; dusting equip m ent, fu rn itu re, o r fix tu re s ; polishin g m e t a l
fix t u r e s o r t r i m m i n g s ; p r o v id in g su pplie s and m i n o r m ain tenance s e r v i c e s ;
and c lean in g l a v a t o r i e s , s h o w e r s , and r e s t r o o m s .
W o r k e r s who s p e c ia liz e
in win dow w ashin g are e x c l u d e d .

W atchm an . M akes rounds o f p r e m i s e s
p r o p e r t y against f i r e , theft, and i l l e g a l entr y.




p eriodically

in pr o te c tin g

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available at no cost from any of the BLS regional offices shown on the back cover.

1965.

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Alaska
Albany, Ga.
Albuquerque, N. Mex.
Alexandria, La.
Alpena, StandLsh, and Tawas City, Mich.
Ann A rb or, Mich.
A sh eville, N.C.
Atlantic City, N.J.
Augusta, Ga.—
S.C.
B ak ersfield, Calif.
Baton Rouge, La.
Battle C reek, Mich.
Beaumont—
Port A rthui^O range, Tex.
Biloxi—
Gulfport and Pascagoula, M iss.
B oise City, Idaho
B rem erton, Wash.
B ridgeport, Norwalk, and Stam ford, Conn.
Brunswick, Ga.

Logansport—Peru, Ind.
Lorain— lyria, Ohio
E
Lower Eastern Shore, Md.—
Va.—
Del.
Lynchburg, Va.
Macon, Ga.
Madison, Wis.
M ansfield, Ohio
Marquette, Escanaba, Sault Ste. M arie, Mich.
McAllen—
Pharr^-Edinburg and Brownsville—
Harlingen—
San Benito, Tex.
M edford—
Klamath F alls—
Grants P ass, Oreg.
M eridian, M iss.
M iddlesex, Monmouth, and Ocean C os., N.J.
Mobile and Pensacola, Ala.—
Fla.
M ontgom ery, Ala.
Nashville—
Davidson, Tenn.
New Bern—
Jacksonville, N.C.
New London—
Norwich, Conn.—
R.I.

B u r lin g t o n ,

N orth D a k o ta ,
O r la n d o , F la .

last, are or will be

V t .-N .Y .

Cape Cod, Mass.
C e d a r R a p id s , Io w a
C h a m p a i g n — U r b a n a —R a n t o u l ,

S ta te o f

Oxnard—
Simi Valley—
Ventura, Calif.
111.

Charleston, S.C.
Charlotte—
Gastonia, N.C.
Cheyenne, Wyo.
C larksville—
Hopkinsville, Tenn.—
Ky.
C olorado Springs, Colo.
Columbia, S.C.
Columbus, Ga.—
Ala.
Columbus, M iss.
Crane, Ind.
Decatur, 111.
Des M oines, Iowa
Dothan, Ala.
Duluth— uperior, Minn.—
S
Wis.
El Paso, T ex., and A lam ogordo—Las C ruces, N. Mex.
Eugene—
Springfield, Oreg.
Fayetteville, N.C.
Fitchburg— eom inster, M ass.
L
Fort Smith, A rk.—Okla.
Fort Wayne, Ind.
F red erick —
Hager stown , Md.—
Chambersburg , Pa.—
M artinsburg, W. Va.
Gadsden and Anniston, Ala.
G oldsboro, N.C.
Grand Island—
Hastings, Nebr.
Great F alls, Mont.
Guam, T e rrito ry of
H arrisburg—
Lebanon, Pa.
Huntington—
Ashland, W. Va.—
Ky.—
Ohio
Knoxville, Tenn.
La C r o s s e , Wis.
L ared o, Tex.
Las V egas, Nev.
Lawton, Okla.
Lim a, Ohio
Little Rock—
North Little R ock, Ark.

P a n a m a C it y ,

F la .

P arker sburg—
Marietta, W. Va.—
Ohio
P eoria , 111.
Phoenix, A riz.
Pine Bluff, Ark.
P oca tello—
Idaho F a lls, Idaho
Portsmouth, N.H.—
Maine— ass.
M
Pueblo, C olo.
Puerto R ico
Reno, Nev.
Richland—
Kennewick—
Walla Walla—
Pendleton, Wash.—
Oreg.
R iver side—
San Bernardino—
Ontario, Calif.
Salina, Kans.
Salinas—
Seaside—
Monterey, Calif.
Sandusky, Ohio
Santa Barbara—
Santa Maria—Lom poc, C alif.
Savannah, Ga.
Selm a, Ala.
Sherman—
Denison, Tex.
Shreveport, La.
Sioux F a lls, S. Dak.
Spokane, Wash.
Springfield, 111.
Springfield—
Chicopee—
Holyoke, M ass.—
Conn.
Stockton, C alif.
T acom a, Wash.
Tampa—
St. P etersbu rg, Fla.
Topeka, Kans.
Tucson, A riz.
Tulsa, Okla.
V alle jo -F a irfie ld —
Napa, C alif.
Waco and Killeen—
Tem ple, Tex.
W aterloo—
Cedar F a lls, Iowa
West Texas Plains
Wilmington, Del.—
N.J.—
Md.

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Akron, Ohio, Dec. 1975 ____________________________________________________________
Albany—
Schenectady—
Troy, N.Y., Sept. 1975 1_____________________________________
Anaheim—
Santa Ana—
Garden Grove, Calif., Oct. 19751------------------------------------------Atlanta, Ga., May 1976..... ................................. „ ................... ............... ........ ........................
Austin, T ex ., Dec. 1975 1
___________________________________________________________
B altim ore, M d., Aug. 1975 1 _______________________________________________________
Billings, Mont., July 1975_________________________________________________________
Binghamton, N.Y.—
Pa., July 1975 _______________________________________ _____ ____
Birmingham, A la., Mar. 1976 1 ______ ____ ________________________________________
Boston, M ass., Aug. 1975 1_____________________________________ ___________________
Buffalo, N .Y ., Oct. 19751___________________________________________________________
Canton, Ohio, May 1976____________________________________________________________
Chattanooga, Tenn .-G a., Sept. 1975 1______________________________________________
Chicago, 111., May 1976 ____________________________________________________________
Cincinnati, Ohio—
Ky.—
Ind., Mar. 1976_____________________________________________
Cleveland, Ohio, Sept. 1975________________________________________________________
Columbus, Ohio, Oct. 1975 1_______________________________________________________
Corpus C hristi, Tex., July 1975___________________________________________________
Dallas— ort Worth, T e x ., Oct. 1975 1 _____________________________________________
F
Davenport—
Rock Island—
Moline, Iowa—
111., Feb. 1976_____________________________
Dayton, Ohio, Dec. 1975-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Daytona Beach, F la ., Aug. 1975-------------------------------------------------------------------------------Denver—B oulder, C olo., Dec. 197 5_________________________________________________
Detroit, M ich ., Mar. 1976 1 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------F ort Lauderdale—
Hollywood and West Palm Beach—
Boca Raton, Fla., Apr. 1976_______________________________ ____ _________________
F resno, C alif., June 1976__________________________________________________________
G ainesville, F la ., Sept. 1975 ______________________________________________________
Green Bay, W is., July 1975 1 ______________________________________________________
G reensboro— inston-Salem —
W
High Point, N.C., Aug. 1975_________________________
Greenville—
Spartanburg, S.C., June 1975 __________________________________________
Hartford, Conn., Mar. 1976________________________________________________________
Houston, T ex., A pr. 1976__________________________________________________________
Huntsville, A la., Feb. 1976 ________________ — _____________________________________
Indianapolis, Ind., Oct. 1975 1 _____________________________________________________
Jackson, M iss., Feb. 1976 _________________________________________________________
Jacksonville, F la., Dec. 1975---------------------------------------------------------------------------------Kansas City, M o.-K ans., Sept. 1975_______________________________________________
Lexington—
Fayette, Ky., Nov. 19751------------------------------------------------------------------------Los Angeles—Long Beach, C alif., Oct. 1975 1 ______________________________________
Louisville, Ky.—
Ind., Nov. 1975 ----------------------------------------------------------- ---- ------------Melbourne—
Titusville—
Cocoa, Fla., Aug. 1975_____________________________________
Memphis, Tenn.— rk.— is s ., Nov. 1975 __________________________________________
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1850-83,
1850-62,
1850-46,
1850-50,
1900-11,
1850-58,
1850-69,
1900-28,
1850-67,
1900-32,
1900-7,
1850-64,
1850-78,
1850-37,
1850-59,
1900-25,
1850-73,
1850-47,
1850-82,
1900-15,

45 cents
$1.20
85 cents
85 cents
75 cents
$1.30
65 cents
65 cents
95 cents
$1.50
95 cents
55 cents
85 cents
$1.05
7 5 cents
$1.30
95 cents
65 cents
$1.50
55 cents
45 cents
65 cents
75 cents
$1.25

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1900-29,
1850-57,
1850-44,
1850-49,
1850-42,
1900-14,
1900-26,
1900-17,
1850-66,
1900-8,
1850-81,
1850-55,
1850-84,
1850-86,
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$1.10
80 cents
65 cents
65 cents
55 cents
85 cents
55 cents
95 cents
55 cents
45 cents
80 cents
75 cents
$1.15
45 cents
65 cents
45 cents

Area

M ia m i, F la ., O ct. 1975___________________________________________________ ______ ________
M ilw aukee, W is., A p r. 1976______________________________________________________________
M in n e a p o lis—
St. P a u l, M inn.—W is., Jan. 1976__________________________________________
N assau— u ffolk , N .Y ., June 1975 1_________________________________________________ ______
S
N ew ark, N .J., Jan. 1976___________________________________________ ______________ ________
New O rle a n s , L a ., Jan. 1976 ____________________________________________________________
New Y o r k , N .Y .- N .J ., M ay 1975 1 _______________________________________________________
N orfolk —V ir g in ia B each— o rts m o u th , V a.—N .C ., M ay 1976 1_________________________
P
N orfolk —V ir g in ia B ea ch—P o r ts m o u th and N ew port N ews—
H am pton, V a.— .C ., M ay 1975 ________________________________________________________
N
N orth ea st P e n n sy lv a n ia , A ug. 1975 _____________________________________________________
O klahom a C ity, Ok l a . , A u g. 1 9 7 5 ________________________________________________________
O m aha, N e b r .-I o w a , O ct. 197 5 __________________________________________________________
P a te r s o n —C lifton — a s s a ic , N .J ., June 197 5 1___________________________________________
P
P h ila d e lp h ia , P a .—N .J., Nov. 1975 ___________________ __________________________________
P ittsb u rgh , P a ., Jan. 1976 1—____________________________________________________________
P o rtla n d , M ain e, N ov. 1975_______________________________________________________________
P o rtla n d , O re g .— ash ., M ay 1975 ______________________________________________________
W
P o u g h k e e p sie , N .Y ., June 1 9 7 5 1 _________________________________________________________
P o u g h k e e p sie —K ingston— ew burgh, N .Y ., June 1 9 7 5 1 ________________________________
N
P r o v id e n c e —W arw ick —Paw tucket, R .I.—M a s s ., June 1976_____________________________
R a leigh — urham , N .C ., F eb . 1976 ______________________________________________________
D
R ich m on d , V a ., June 197 5_______________________________________________________________
St. L o u is , M o .—
111., M ar. 1 9 7 6 * ____________ _______ _____________________________________
S a cra m e n to , C a lif., D e c. 1975___________________________________________________________
Saginaw, M ic h ., N ov. 197 5________________________________________________________________
Salt Lake City—O gden, Utah, Nov. 1975 1 _______________________________________________
San A n ton io, T e x ., M ay 1976 ____________________________________________________________
San D ie g o , C a lif., Nov. 197 5_____________________________________________________________
San F r a n c is c o -O a k la n d , C a lif., M ar. 1976_____________________________________________
San J o s e , C a lif., M ar. 1976______________________________________________________________
Seattle—E v e re tt, W ash., Jan. 1976 ______________________________________________________
South B en d, Ind., M ar. 1976 —____ ______________________________________________________
S ta m fo rd , Conn. 1 2 _______________________________________________________________________
S y r a c u s e , N .Y ., July 19 7 5 ________________________________________________________________
T o le d o , O hio— ich ., M ay 1976__________________________________________________________
M
T ren ton , N .J., Sept. 1975 1 _______________________________________________________________
U tica—R om e, N .Y ., July 1975 1 __________________________________________________________
W ashington, D .C .—Md.—V a ., M a r. 1976_____________________ ____________________________
W e s t c h e s te r County, N .Y ., M ay 1975 1__________________________________________________
W ich ita, K ans., A p r. 1976—______________________________________________________________
W o r c e s t e r , M a s s ., A p r. 197 6____________________________________________________________
Y o rk , P a ., F eb . 1976_____________________________________________________ ________________

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