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Area
Wage
Survey

•4 o? .

Columbus, Ohio, Metropolitan Area
October 1977
.

Bulletin 1950- 64
U.S. Department of Labor
Bureau of Labor Statistics




Delaware

Franklin

c

Columbus

Fairfield

Preface
T h i s bulletin p r o v i d e s r es u lts o f an O c to b e r 1977 s u r v e y o f o c c u p a ­
tio nal e arn in g s in the Columbus, Ohio, Standard M e t r o p o l i t a n S t a tis tic a l A r e a .
T h e s u r v e y w as m ad e as p a r t of the B ure au o f L a b o r S tatistics ' annual a r e a
wage survey p ro gra m .
It was conducted by the B u re au 's r e g i o 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 i r e c t i o n o f L o i s L . O r r , A s s i s t a n t R e g i o n a l
C o m m i s s i o n e r f o r O p e ra t io n s .
The s u r v e y could not have been a c c o m p lis h e d
without the c o o p e r a tio n o f the m an y f i r m s wh ose w ag e and s a l a r y data
p r o v i d e d the b a s is f o r the s t a t i s t i c a l i n fo rm a tio n in this bulletin. The Bureau
w i s h e s to e x p r e s s s i n c e r e a p p re c ia tio n f o r
the c o o p e r a tio n r e c e i v e d .
M a t e r i a l in this publi cation is in the p ublic dom ain and m a y be
r e p r o d u c e d without p e r m i s s i o n o f the F e d e r a l G o v e r n m e n t.
P le a s e credit




the B ureau
publication.

of

Labor

S ta tis tic s

and

c ite

the

nam e

and

number

of

this

Note:
A r e p o r t on occup ational e arnin g s in the Columbus a r e a is a v a i l a ­
ble f o r the laun d ry and d r y cleanin g ind ustrie s ( O c t o b e r 1977).
A lso
a v a i l a b l e a r e lis ti n g s o f union w a g e r a te s f o r building t r a d e s , p rinting t r a d e s ,
l o c a l - t r a n s i t o p e r a tin g e m p l o y e e s , l o c a l t r u c k d r i v e r s and h e l p e r s , and
g r o c e r y store em ployees.
F r e e c o p ie s o f th es e a r e a v a ila b le f r o m the
B u re a u 's r e g i o n a l o f f i c e s .
(See back c o v e r f o r a d d r e s s e s . )

Area
Wage
Survey
U.S. Department of Labor
Ray Marshall, Secretary
Bureau of Labor Statistics
Julius Shiskin, Commissioner
February 1978
Bulletin 1950-64

Columbus, Ohio, Metropolitan Area
October 1977
Contents

Page

Tables:
A.

E a r n in g s , all e sta b li shm en ts :
A - l . W e e k l y ear ning s of o f f ic e
A-2.
A-3.

A-4.

A-5.

W e e k l y ear ning s o f p r o f e s ­
sional and technical w o r k e r s ------- 6
A v e r a g e w e e k l y earnings of
o f f i c e , p r o f e s s i o n a l , and
te chn ical w o r k e r s , by s e x ----------- 8
H o u r l y ear nings of m a i n t e ­
nance, to o lr o o m , and
p ow erp la nt w o r k e r s -------------------- 10
H o u r ly earn in gs of m a te r ia l

m o v e m e n t and custodial
w o r k e r s ----------------------------------------- 1 1

A-6.

A-l.

A v e r a g e h o u r ly e arnings o f
maintenance, to o lr o o m ,
pow erplant, m a t e r i a l m o v e ­
ment, and custo dial w o r k e r s ,
by s e x -----------------------------------------13
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 o u rly e arning s ,ad ju s te d f o r
e m p lo y m e n t s h i f t s , f o r s e ­
l e c t e d occupational g r o u p s ---------- 14

E arn in g s , l a r g e esta blishm en ts :
A - 8 . W e e k l y earnings of o f f ic e
A-9.

W e e k l y e arnings of p r o f e s ­
sional and te chn ical w o r k e r s --------17
A - 1 0 . A v e r a g e w e e k l y earnings of
o f f i c e , p r o f e s s i o n a l , and
technical w o r k e r s , by s e x ----------- 18
A - l l . H o u rly earnings of m a i n t e ­
nance, to o l r o o m , and
p ow erp la nt w o r k e r s -------------------- 19

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Page

A - 1 2 . H o u r l y earnings o f m a t e r i a l
m o v e m e n t and custodial
wo rke r s -------------------------------------- 20
A - 1 3 . A v e r a g e ho u r ly earnings of
m aintenance, to o lr o o m ,
pow erplant, m a t e r i a l m o v e ­
ment, and custo dial w o r k e r s ,

Appendix A.
Appendix B.

Scope and method o f s u r v e y ---------- 23
Occup ational d e s c r i p t i o n s ------------- 26

Introduction
T h is a r e a is 1 o f 74 in which the U.S. D ep artm ent o f L a b o r ' s Bureau
o f L a b o r S ta tis tic s conducts s u r v e y s o f occup atio nal earnings and r e la te d
b e n e fits . (See l is t o f are as on in sid e back c o v e r . ) In eac h a r e a , occupational
e a r n in g s data ( A - s e r i e s t a b l e s ) are c o l l e c t e d annually. In fo r m a tio n on e s t a b ­
lis h m e n t p r a c t i c e s and s u p p le m e n ta ry w a g e b e n e fits ( B - s e r i e s ta b l e s ) is
obta ined e v e r y th ir d y e a r . This r e p o r t has no B - s e r i e s tab les.

E ach y e a r a f t e r a ll in div id ual a r e a w a g e s u r ve y s ha ve been c o m ­
p le te d , tw o s u m m a r y bulle tins a r e is sued.
T h e f i r s t b rin gs to g e t h e r data
f o r eac h m e t r o p o l i ta n a r e a s u r v e y e d ; the second p re s e n ts na tional and
r e g i o n a l e s t i m a t e s , p r o j e c t e d f r o m in div id ual m e t r o p o l i ta n a r e a data, f o r
all Standard M e t r o p o l i t a n S t a ti s ti c a l A r e a s in the Un ited St ate s, excluding
A l a s k a and H awaii .

A m a j o r c o n s id e r a tio n in the a r e a w a g e s u r v e y p r o g r a m is the need
to d e s c r i b e the l e v e l and m o v e m e n t o f w a g e s in a v a r i e t y o f l a b o r m a r k e t s ,
th ro ugh the a n aly sis o f (1) the l e v e l and d is trib ution o f w a g e s by occup ation,
and (2) the m o v e m e n t o f w a g e s by oc cup ational c a t e g o r y and s k i l l l e v e l . The
p r o g r a m d e v e lo p s i n f o r m a ti o n that m a y be used f o r m an y p u r p o s es , including
w a g e and s a l a r y a d m in is tr a tio n , c o l l e c t i v e b a r g a in in g , and as s is ta n c e in
d e te r m in in g plant lo c atio n . S u r v e y res u lt s also a r e used by the U.S. D e p a r t ­
m en t o f L a b o r to m ak e w a g e d e te rm in a t io n s under the S e r v i c e C ontract A c t
o f 1965.




A - s e r i e s ta b les
T a b l e s A - 1 th ro ugh A - 6 p r o v i d e e s t i m a t e s o f s t r a i g h t - t i m e w e e k l y
o r hourly e arn in g s f o r w o r k e r s in occup ations c om m o n to a v a r i e t y o f
m an ufactu ring and no nm anufacturing i n d u s tr ie s . F o r the 31 l a r g e s t s u r v e y
a r e a s , ta b le s A - 8 through A - 13 p r o v i d e s i m i l a r data f o r esta blishm en ts
e m p lo y in g 500 w o r k e r s o r m o r e .
T a b le A - 7 p r o v i d e s p e r c e n t changes in a v e r a g e hour ly ear ning s
o f o f f i c e c l e r i c a l w o r k e r s , e l e c t r o n i c data p r o c e s s i n g w o r k e r s , ind ustr ial
n u r s e s , s k i l l e d m ainte n ance tr a d e s w o r k e r s , and unskilled plant w o r k e r s .
W h e r e p o s s i b l e , data a r e p r e s e n t e d f o r a l l in d u s tr ie s and f o r m a n u fa c ­
tu ring and no nm anufacturing s e p a r a t e l y . Data a r e not p re s e n te d f o r s k illed
m ainte n ance w o r k e r s in nonmanufacturing b e ca u s e the number of w o r k e r s
e m p l o y e d in this occupational gro up in nonmanufacturing is too s m a l l to
w a r r a n t s e p a ra t e p re s e n ta tion .
T h is tab le p r o v i d e s a m e a s u r e o f w age
tr end s a f t e r e li m in a tio n o f changes in a v e r a g e e a r n in g s caused by e m p l o y ­
m ent shifts am ong e s tab li s h m en ts as w e l l as t u r n o v e r o f e s ta b lis hm en ts
included in s u r v e y s a m p le s . F o r fu r th e r d e ta i l s , see appendix A.
Ap pendix es
Ap p end ix A d e s c r i b e s the m ethods and con cepts used in the a r e a
w a g e s u r v e y p r o g r a m and p r o v i d e s in f o r m a tio n on the scop e o f the s u r ve y .
Appendix B p r o v i d e s job d e s c r ip tio n s used by B ure au f i e l d 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 occ up ation.

A. Earnings
Table A-1. Weekly earnings of office workers in Columbus, Ohio, October 1977
Weekly earnings r
(standard)
M___

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

of
woricers

Av erage
weekly
(standard)

Num ber o f w o r k e r s re c e iv in g s tra ig h t-tim e w eek ly earn in gs o f—
$

$
80
Mean2

Medi an 2

Middle range 2

$
90

$
100

$

$
1 10

120

s
130

s
140

s
150

$
160

$
170

s
18 C

$
190

%
200

t
210

S

$
220

240

S
260

$
280

$
300

$
320

and
under

340

and

90

100

110

120

130

140

150

160

170

180

19 0

267

200

210

338

264

220

240

260

280

300

320

340

18

over

ALL WORKERS
S E C R ETA R IES ---------------------------MANUFACTURING ---------------NONMANUFACTURING --------PU B LIC U T IL IT IE S —
R E T A IL TRADE -------------S E C R E T A R IE S . C LASS A MANUFACTURING ---------------NONMANUFACTURING --------S E C R E T A R IE S . CLASS B MANUFACTURING ---------------NONMANUFACTURING --------P U B LIC U T IL IT IE S —
R E T A IL TRADE -------------S E C R E T A R IE S . CLASS C MANUFACTURING ---------------NONMANUFACTURING --------PU B LIC U T IL IT IE S —
R E T A IL TRADE -------------S E C R E T A R IE S . CLASS D MANUFACTURING ---------------NONMANUFACTURING

-----

P U B LIC U T IL IT IE S —

STENOGRAPHERS ----------------------MANUFACTURING ---------------NONMANUFACTURING --------PU B LIC U T IL IT IE S —
STENOG RAPHERS. GENERAL
MANUFACTURING ----------------NONMA NUF AC T U R IN 6 --------STENOG RAPHERS. SENIO R
MANUFACTURING ----------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------T Y P IS T S -------------------------------------MANUFACTURING ----------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------P U B LIC U T IL IT IE S —
R E T A IL TRAOE --------------T Y P IS T S . CLASS A -----------MANUFACTURING ----------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------P U B LIC U T IL IT IE S —
T Y P IS T S . C LASS B -----------MANUFACTURING ----------------NONMANUFACTURING ----------

2 .8 3 d

3 9 .5

$
1 9 4 .5 0

$
1 9 0.0 0

$
$
1 6 6 .0 Q -2 1 6 .5 0

-

-

1

63

80

160

250

242

336

171

278

183

127

41

11

8

1 .01 5

4 0 .0

2 0 6 .5 0

1 9 9 .0 0

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

-

-

-

1

12

18

57

78

67

78

93

116

54

62

132

112

92

29

1

5

1 .8 2 3

3 9 .0

1 8 8.0 0

1 8 4.0 0

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

-

-

-

51

62

103

172

175

258

174

222

210

109

146

71

35

12

17

6

8
-

176

3 9 .5

2 2 4 .0 0

2 3 0 .0 0

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

-

10

15

198

4 0 .0

1 8 8 .0 0

1 8 4.5 0

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

“

.

“

-

5

-

1 1

1

12

9

10

10

17

8

21

28

15

-

-

2

4

7

21

29

30

1 1

22

28

10

22

5

6

_

-

_

-

12

1
-

-

14

13

27

36

13

28

21

13

6

3

-

10

-

5

8

13

11

4

10

8

7

5

1

1

-

2

1

-

9

5

14

25

9

18

13

6

1

4

2

9
2

36

33

117

38

78

55

42

71

36

30

33

i

16

22

12

32

6

12

27

18

14

23

11
-

5

12

1

24

17

95
-

26
-

46

49

30

44

18

16

10

11

4

i
-

-

5

2

1

6

8

10

2

-

12

8

6

6

14

10

2

3

3

6

89

123

101

77

132

2 0 7 .0 0

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

-

_

83

4 0 .0

2 1 3 .5 0

2 0 7 .0 0

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

-

-

-

109

3 8 .0

2 2 0 .5 0

2 0 8 .0 0

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

“

-

596

3 9 .0

2 0 7 .5 0

1 9 7 .5 0

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

-

-

-

-

1

199

4 0 .0

2 1 5 .0 0

2 0 5.0 0

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

-

-

-

1

-

-

-»

7
1

-

-

-

1

192

397

3 9 .0

2 1 7 .5 0

3 8 .5

2 0 3 .5 0

1 9 5 .5 0

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

35

3 9 .5

2 7 1 .5 0

2 8 2.0 0

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

72

4 0 .0

1 9 3.5 0

1 9 0 .0 0

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

-

-■

3 9 .5

1 9 5.5 0

_

-

-

-

977

4 0 .0

2 0 3 .0 0

1 9 7.0 0

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

3 9 .0

1 8 9.5 0

1 9 0 .0 0

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

-

-

-

~

579

-

-

1 9 2 .0 0

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

90

3 9 .5

2 0 9 .5 0

2 1 5 .0 0

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

64

4 0 .0

1 8 0.5 0

1 7 5 .0 0

3 9 .5

1 8 0.5 0

1 7 7 .0 0

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

256

4 0 .0

2 0 3 .0 0

1 9 3 .5 0

101

65

60

1

30

33

43

52

27

32

78

33

47

59

58

58

71

74

45

54

32

13

1
-

-

-

-

5

10

5

9

10

7

10

19

2

1

3

4

11

16

2

5

11

5

2

2

79

119

116

111

114

109

70

39

32

61

24

18

23

21

18

30

19

10

14

17

53

-

1

42

49

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

-

1

3
39

5

“

3 9 .0

1 7 2 .5 0

1 7 1 .0 0

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

4 0 .0

2 0 3 .5 0

1 9 9 .5 0

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

-

6 39

3 9 .5

1 8 5 .0 0

1 7 7 .0 0

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

-

354

4 0 .0

1 8 2.5 0

1 7 8 .0 0

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

-

-

12

18

68

12
-

17

“

285

3 9 .0

1 8 d.5 0

1 7 7 .0 0

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

40

4 0 .0

2 4 0 .0 0

2 I d . 00

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

-

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

83

3 9 .5

1 5 2.5 0

1 4 8 .0 0

3 8 .0

1 7 2.0 0

1 5 0 .0 0

-

9

61

29

57
32

1

39

25

-■

-

6 u

25

1

2

1

15
9

8

1

8

“

1

-

~

52

45

73

24

68

43

49

46

50

19

11

3

_

_

22

44

26

7

30

38

36

21

36

2

i

-

-

30

1

47

17

38

5

13

25

14

17

11

2

-

-

9

5

7

3

“

3

11

2

18

7

18

-

4

-

-

-

-

1

12

15

26

9

1

4

9

1

12

14

5
21

39
15

35

1

5

8

6

2

9

3

3

24

30

1

12

5

9

“

1

2

1

4

9

1

2
-

2

-

-

1

-

-

1

-

5

-

1 9 6.5 0

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

-

-

-

-

3

42

18

17

36

55

17

50

43

45

41

49

15

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

-

-

-

-

3

36

33

18

36

2

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

“

“

~

5
12

38

1 9 4 .5 0

20
35

21

2 0 1 .0 0

17
1

17

3 9 .5

24
18

29

5

12

23

13

13

921

3 8 .5

1 4 1.5 0

1 3 4 .0 0

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

_

57
-

173

145

43

59

14

16

11

25

14

8

1

-

10
-

10

10
-

57

163

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

-

-

90

5

1 9 7 .0 0

1 3 2 .0 0

-

84

1 9 5.0 0

1 5 5 .0 0

-

-

93
9

1 9 1.5 0

1 3 8 .0 0

1
~

-

95
7

96

3 9 .5

1 6 2.0 0

-

4 0 .0

3 8 .5

7
7
-

24
-

435

3 9 .5

3
3
-

1

“

271
164

140

2

-

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

781

2
-

“

-

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

121

5

-

~

44

1
1
-

1 5 0 .0 0

91

43

-

43

1 6 4 .0 0

93

27
33

-

711

3 8 .5

60

13
18

50
-

-

204

31

8

4
-

5

1

12

20

-

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

967

-

1 f 056

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

59

4 0 .0

1 7 2 .0 0

1 7 0 .5 0

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

64

3 9 .5

1 6 9 .0 0

1 5 8 .0 0

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

~

370

3 9 .0

1 5 9.5 0

1 5 3 .5 0

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

-

_

~

2

1

13

13

26

3

9

i

1

7

124

149

61

94

30

33

11

7

10

7

8
-

7

7

-

-

-

-

-

~

-

1

1

24
-

-

-

77
16

107

21

161
12

1

11

3

1

6

8

7

7

7

6

6

8

6

5

1

1

1

16

46

63

39

53

24

48

13

■

24

-

-

-

-

-

-

24

8

8

-

_

_

_

1

-

1

4

7

6

6

3

23

3

8

1
~

297

3 9 .0

1 5 6.5 0

1 5 0 .0 0

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

~

-

1

15

42

56

31

47

21

25

10

7

10

24

7

1

-

-

54

4 0 .0

1 7 7 .0 0

1 7 0 .5 0

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

~

-

“

“

6

3

1

6

8

7

7

1

7

~

7

"

1

“

“

551

3 8 .5

1 2 9.0 0

1 2 4 .5 0

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

-

10

56

157

99

98

38

54

19

11

1

1

-

1

6

-

-

-

67

3 9 .5

1 5 0.0 0

1 4 4 .0 0

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

-

-

9

17

5

8

7

10

3

-

1

1

6

484

3 8 .5

1 2 6.5 0

1 2 1 .0 0

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

148

82

93

30

47

9

8

1

73

4 0 .0

1 7 2 .5 0

1 7 1.5 0

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

~

-

10

56

3

11

-

-

15
8

See footnotes at end of tables.




-

1

-

1

~

-

-

-

-

Table A-1. Weekly earnings of office workers in Columbus, Ohio, October 1977— Continued
Num ber o f -workers re c e iv in g s tra ig h t-tim e w eek ly earn in gs o f—

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

Number
of
woikers

Av era ge
weekl y
hours1
(standard)

$

$
80

M ean2

Middle range 2

Median 2

s

$

$
90

100

110

$
120

$
130

s

$
140

150

$
160

S

$
170

180

$
190

$
200

s

%
210

220

s
240

S

$
260

280

S

$
300

320

and

340
and

under
90

100

110

120

130

140

150

160

17 0

35

18

180

190

200

210

2 20

240

6

15

23

260

280

300

320

340

over

ALL WORKERS—
CONTINUED
F IL E CLERKS -----------------------------------------------------MANUFACTURING -----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ----------------------------------P U B LIC U T IL IT IE S -----------------------------F IL E C LER K S. CLASS A ---------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ----------------------------------F IL E C LER K S. CLASS B ---------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ----------------------------------F IL E C LER K S. CLASS C ---------------------------NONMANUFACTURING -----------------------------------

$

$

653

3 8 .5

1 2 5.0 0

1 1 5 .0 0

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

18

78

158

130

67

4 0 .0

1 2 4.5 0

1 2 6 .5 0

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

4

5

6

8

10

55
11

32

53

1

3

600

3 8 .5

1 2 5 .0 0

1 1 5.0 0

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

14

73

152

122

57

44

3 1

32

102

4 0 .0

1 8 1 .5 0

1 8 0 .0 0

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

1

7

-

-

58

3 9 .0

1 7 2 .5 0

1 5 2 .0 0

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

-

55

3 9 .0

1 7 2.0 0

1 4 4.0 0

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

3 9 .0

1 3 0.0 0

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

-

250

3 9 .0

1 3 0.5 0

1 1 9 .0 0
1 1 8.0 0

-

1

4

12

7

10

1

23

-

-

-

-

-

-

29

10

3

12

6

10

1

23

-

-

-

-

-

-

_

_

_

_

_

_

-

“

-

_

_

_

_

_

_

-

-

-

-

-

_

8

4

17

1

2

2

4

4

1

1

14

“

8

4

17

1

2

1

2

4

1

1

14

34

15

4

16

4

1 1

3

8

25

14

3

16

3

10

3

8

30

_

-

_

_

“

28

-

-

-

2 1

20

3

7

11

4

66

82

1

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

10

3

18

-

“

282

-

7

2

64

75

26
19

92

_

_

_

_

_

_

_

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

_

_

5

2

_

_

_

_

_

-

-

1

-

-

-

-

-

-

3

2

1

2

1

-

_

_

_

6

2

2

1

-

1

2
-

6
4

1

3

1

1

3

7
-

-

2

2

-

-

7

46

32

8

20

11

_

_

_

35

22

25

8

4

4

-

-

37

24

7

-

16

7

-

-

108

40

51

41

59

1 1 1.5 0

1 0 7 .0 0

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

74
72

88

48
47

17

1 0 8 .0 0

18
14

33

1 1 1 .5 0

30

15

MESSENGERS --------------------------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING -----------------------------------

337

3 8 .0

1 2 5 .0 0

1 1 7 .5 0

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

4

26

94

60

68

15

300

3 7 .5

1 2 3.0 0

1 1 6 .0 0

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

4

19

92

56

59

14

20

14

3

1

6

11

SWITCHBOARD OPERATORS -----------------------------NONMANUFACTURING -----------------------------------

158

3 8 .5

1 4 3 .0 0

14 0.-00

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

-

-

23

31

18

6

24

9

11

10

10

7

124

3 8 .5

1 3 7.0 0

1 2 1 .0 0

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

~

22

31

16

2

19

6

8

2

6

294

1 3 7 .5 0

1 3 5 .0 0

18

8

43

17

2
2

4
4

3 9 .0

1 3 7 .0 0

1 3 2 .0 0

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

“

5

8

37

24

17

9
34

12
12

178

51
9
42

34

1 3 7 .0 0

63
26

39

1 3 9.0 0

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

-

116

3 9 .5
3 9 .5

~

422

3 9 .0

1 6 0 .0 0

1 5 4 .0 0

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

-

5

17

34

51

55

60

72

-

5

1
-

12

16

36

1

5

18

38
13

28

~

27

24

97

126
29

1 74

25 9

169

133

ORDER CLERKS ---------------------------------------------------MANUFACTURING -----------------------------------------NONhANUFACTURING ----------------------------------ACCOUNTING CLERKS ---------------------------------------MANUFACTURING -----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ----------------------------------PU B LIC U T IL IT IE S -----------------------------R E T A IL TRADE ---------------------------------------ACCOUNTING C LER K S. CLASS A ------------MANUFACTURING -----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ----------------------------------PU B LIC U T IL IT IE S ------------------------------

233

3 9 .0

1 5 4.5 0

1 5 3 .5 0

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

189

3 9 .5

1 6 6 .5 0

1 6 2 .0 0

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

-

446

3 9 .5

1 6 8.0 0

1 5 5 .0 0

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

-

1 .0 5 9

3 9 .0

1 6 2 .0 0

1 5 0 .0 0

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

1 .5 0 5

3 9 .5

1 6 4.0 0

1 5 1 .0 0

110

4 0 .0

2 1 7 .5 0

2 2 4 .0 0

4 0 .0

1 5 6 .5 0

1 5 0 .0 0

3 9 .5

1 9 4 .0 0

1 8 0 .0 0

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

27
70
~

10
-

-

8

4

1

7

10

42

26

-

2

26

27

35

13

13

1
4

11

29

17

11

3

"

-

-

13

50

84

55

46

23

17

31

32

77

55

9

2

8

14

4

6

7

22

33

21

24

4

9

9

7

18

11

3

51

34

22

19

8

22

25

59

44

6

8
-

2

28

2
-

6

6

8

2

5

-

1

3

38

26

-

-

-

-

-

11
-

5

1

3

-

3

-

-

11

1
-

1

-

2

-

•-

6
10

4

8

1 4 0 .0 0

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

10

41

93

118

161

17

34

10

27

1 4 5 .0 0

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

3

23

23

55

39

25

20

16

6

12

5

60

58

46

11

1 4 6.5 0

1 4 4 .0 0

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

58

4 0 .0

1 3 9.0 0

1 4 5 .0 0

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

4

-■
209

85

78

62

_

4

-

_

-

-

_

10
-

38
-

70
-

95

106
-

22

6

4

1

~

2

10

-

8

4

-

2
~

~

2

-

10

30

10

46

29

11

26

34

5

10

-

14

5

'

-

-

-

-

-

13

14

16

7

1

27

19

5

-

4

2

2

-

9

_

-

_

_

_

_

14

-

10
-

“

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

170

14

5

19

19

”

~

3

“

“

9

~

“

13

13

5

16

5

_

4

_

_

_

_

_

_

See footnotes at end of tables.




47

30

1 5 2.5 0

3 9 .5

2
-

3
-

1 4 7.0 0

83

2

8
-

8
-

3 9 .5

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

6

3

6

3 9 .0

1 4 4 .0 0

14

2

14

11

242

1 4 3 .0 0

11
9

55
44

965

3 9 .5

-

70

“

119

*

88
18

“

BO O KKEEPING-M ACHINE OPERATORS ----------NONMANUFACTURING -----------------------------------

8

12

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

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

-

2

47

2 3 8 .5 0

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

-

-

19

2 3 1 .0 0

1 4 0 .0 0

_

22

4 0 .0

1 4 5 .0 0

_

-

8
-

21

73

1 9 0 .0 0

-

2
-

30

8
-

1 4 5.0 0

-

~

10

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

1 9 1.5 0

-

-

30

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

1 5 0 .5 0

-

-

40

1 9 3 .5 0

3 9 .0

-

68

1 7 0 .0 0

3 9 .5

1
-

41

1 8 6.5 0

4 0 .0

_

92

1 9 9.0 0

37

-

_

58

3 9 .5

230

-

_

111

3 9 .5

723

-

61

62
112

336

-

_

198
-

97

204

ACCOUNTING C LER K S. C LASS B -------------MANUFACTURING -----------------------------------------NONHANUFACTURING ----------------------------------PU B LIC U T IL IT IE S -----------------------------R E T A IL TRADE ----------------------------------------

BOO KKEEPING -M ACHINE O PER A TO RS.
CLASS A --------------------------------------------------------

1

1

2

3
38
-

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

540

41

8
10
-

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

275

18

15

9

-

-

3 7 .5
3 7 .5

13

-

9

1

313
295

SWITCHBOARD O P E R A T O R -R E C E P T IO N IS T S MANUFACTURING -----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING -----------------------------------

_

4

_

_

2

22

_

_

_

_

Table A-1. Weekly earnings of office workers in Columbus, Ohio, October 1977— Continued
Weekly earnings1
(standard)
Average
weekly
hours1
(standard)

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

Num ber o f w o rk e rs re c e iv in g stra ig h t-tim e w e e k ly earn in gs o f—

*
80

90

100

110

120

130

140

150

160

170

180

*
190

-S
200

210

and
under
90

i * * * $ S S
220

100

110

120

130

140

150

160

17 0

180

190

200

210

220

240

240

260

ALL U0RKERS—
CONTINUED

BOOKKEEPING-MACHINE OPERATORS CONTINUED
BOOKKEEPING-MACHINE OPERATORS
CLASS B ----------------------PAYROLL CLERKS -----------------MANUFACTURING ---------------NONMANUFACTURING ------------

$
1 4 4 .0 0

1 1 5 .0 0 -

1 4 4.0 0

1 7 7 .0 0
1 7 8.0 0

1 6 8.0 0
1 7 9 .5 0

1 4 4 .0 0 1 3 7 .0 0 -

2 0 5 .0 0
2 1 3 . 5Q

15

14

12

10

10

3

2 0 2 .0 0

5

4

134

303

75

3 9 .5

1 7 6.0 0

1 6 7.5 0

1 5 1 .5 0 -

KEYPUNCH OPERATORS ------------MANUFACTURING ---------------NONMANUFACTURING -----------PUBLIC UTILITIES ---------RETAIL TRADE ---------------

1 ,45 4

3 9 .0

1 5 3.0 0

KEYPUNCH OPERATORS, CLASS A MANUFACTURING ---------------NONMANUFACTURING ------------

368

3 9 .0

1 6 8.0 0

1 6 2.0 0

KEYPUNCH OPERATORS, CLASS B MANUFACTURING ---------------NONMANUFACTURING -----------PUBLIC UTILITIES ---------RETAIL TRAOE ---------------

913

3 9 .0

1 4 2.0 0

178

40. 0

7 35

3 8 .5

See

fo o tn o te s

at

en d

23

1 6 5 .5 0

290

151

1 6 1 .0 0

1 4 0 .0 0 -

1 7 0 .0 0

23
4

76

3 9 .5

1 4 5.0 0
1 5 2.0 0

1 3 2 .5 0 -

351

31

20

30

74

60

43

1 ,1 0 3

3 9 .0

1 5 0 .5 0

1 4 4 .5 0

1 3 0 .5 0 -

1 6 4 .0 0

19

45

114

273

216

91

108

62

4 0 .0

1 9 7 .0 0

200.00

1 7 6 .5 0 -

2 2 5 .5 0

5

117

4 0 .0

1 5 6 .5 0

1 5 4.0 0

1 4 0 .0 0 -

1 7 0.0 0

1

541

3 9 .5

1 7 1 .5 0

1 6 4 .0 0

1 4 9 .0 0 -

1 7 9 .5 0

173

3 9 .5

1 7 9.5 0

1 6 5 .5 0

1 5 4 .0 0 -

1 8 3 .5 0

1 4 8 .0 0 -

1 7 7.0 0

1 3 8 .0 0

1 3 0 .0 0 -

1 4 8.5 0

76

1 4 3 .5 0

1 4 0 .5 0

1 2 8 .0 0 -

1 5 2.0 0

31

1 4 1.5 0

1 3 5 .0 0

1 3 0 .0 0 -

1 4 7 .5 0

45

3 9 .5

1 8 5.5 0

1 9 0 .5 0

1 6 7 .0 0 -

1 5 1 .0 0

1 4 4.0 0

1 3 6 .0 0 -

86

35

7

5

8

18

12

78

73

93

107

5

19

41

25

30

7

17

59

32

68

77

19

112

1 6 4.0 0

78

15

19

18

97

253

59

40

1
5

5

12

277
24

5

2 0 9 .0 0

4 0 .0

151

15

1

22

o f ta b le s .




26
3

7

12

3

7
26

21

2
19

17

27

6
11

16

11

260

280

280

-

300

300

320

320

340

and
340

over

Table A-2. Weekly earnings of professional and technical workers in Columbus, Ohio, October 1977
W eek ly earnings
( standard)
Number

Num ber of w orkers
$

$

$

rec e iv in g

$

$

s tra ig h t-tim e
%

%

w e ek ly

e a rn in g s
t

$

%

o f—
$

J

and

in d u s t r y

d iv is io n

workers

w eekly
hours1
(standard)

s

$

s

$

$

$

s

%

$

120

130

140

150

160

170

180

190

200

220

240

260

280

300

320

340

360

380

400

420

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

and

120

O c c u p a tio n

130

140

150

160

170

180

190

200

220

240

260

280

300

320

340

360

380

400

420

over

-

-

-

-

-

-

30

-

-

8
-

31

-

110
M ean 2

M iddle range 2

M edian 2

and
under

ALL

COMPUTER

WORKERS

SYSTEMS

(B U S IN E S S )

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

3 2 2 .0 0

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

-

-

-

80

3 9 .5

3 4 4 .0 0

3 5 0.0 0

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

SYSTEMS

$
-

-

-

242

3 8 .5

3 1 8 .5 0

3 2 2.0 0

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

109

3 9 .0

3 6 4 .0 0

3 6 7.0 0

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

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

NONMANUFACTURING

COMPU TER

$

3 9 .0

$
3 2 5 .0 0

$

322

AN ALYSTS

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

MANUFACTURING

84

3 9 .0

3 5 3 .5 0

3 5 9 .0 0

-

A N ALYSTS

8

37

48

40

42

18

11

13

9

12

3

5

4

16

4

9

*9

21

32

34

43

36

26

14

2

4

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

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

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

44

9
22

_

_

_

_

_

_

_

_

_

_

C LA SS

COMPU TER

SYSTEMS

(B U S I N E S S ),

A N ALYSTS
---------------------------------

189

3 8 .5

3 0 8 .5 0

3 0 6 .0 0

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

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

155

3 8 .5

3 0 1 .0 0

2 9 8 .0 0

B

PROGRAMMERS

MANUFACTURING

(B U S I N E S S )

-------

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

NONMANUFACTURING

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

619

3 9 .0

74

4 0 .0

2 6 6 .0 0

2 6 4 .5 0

3 9 .0

2 6 1 .0 0

2 5 9 .5 0

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

2 6 1 .5 0

2 6 0 .0 0

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

_
"

7

25

7

_
-

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

545

_

_

_

_

_

_

_

_

.

22

-

2
2

13

17

32

14

8

8

13

16

23

12

1

3

24

33

22

33

23

10

4

3

5

20

30

19

30

20

3

2

1

1

-

-

100

69

5
-

1
-

7
-

4
2

1

2

19

10

11

11

6

1

6

3

1

7

2

26

92

93

46

89

58

43

54

12

5

27

94

112

56

15
15

5

1
1

~

2
1

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

C LA SS

NONMANUFACTURING

COMPUTER

A

_
“

( B U S I N E S S ).

NONMANUFACTURING

49

55

18

8

11

11
'

COMPU TER
CLASS

A

PROGRAMMERS

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

NONMANUFACTURING

COMPU TER

CLASS

B

CLASS

C

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

PROGRAMMERS

OPERATORS

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

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

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

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

2 5 3.0 0

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

152

3 8 .0

2 3 1 .5 0

2 3 0.0 0

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

145

3 8 .0

2 3 1 .5 0

2 3 0 .5 0

_
“

_

2

“

_

_

1
1

_

19

20

3

46

19

20

3

_

_

1

5

1
"

1

20

23

53

10

37

_

1

5

20

23

46

10

37

“

46

44

125

33

61

30

3

10

'

_

-

10

_

_

_

_

_

_

2

~

“

~

”

~

“

-

-

2

-

1

20
-

18

4

43

42

34

11

2

2

1

33

17

12

15

46

19

8

3

31

1

i

-

20
-

14
-

42
-

24

38
-

17
-

34

29

79

75

22

30

30

10

i

-

-

17

1

1

22

7

-

8

“

-

1

-

-

1

-

-

57

4

94

3

1

5

29

1

3

“

5

1

5

21

-

1

3

20

17

18

12

59

10

1

12

5

3

29

~

“

i

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

_

2

-

-

-

1

"

-

12
-

20
~

37

29

32

4

18
5

11

11

34

12

3

“

2

1

i

-

12

20

E

25

13

33

26

71

42

9

21

*

1

5

21

“

“

-

5

“

4

-

23

2 6 2 .0 0

2 7 6.5 0

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

2 6 2.0 0

2 8 2.5 0

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

85

3 9 .0

2 6 2 .0 0

2 7 6 .0 0

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

-

“

-

393

3 9 .0

1 9 6 .5 0

1 9 9 .5 0

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

-

-

*

-

116

3 9 .5

1 9 4.5 0

1 9 6 .0 0

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

277

3 9 . 0

1 9 7.5 0

2 0 0.0 0

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

55

4 0 .0

2 0 5 .5 0

2 0 5.0 0

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

127

3 9 .5

1 6 5.5 0

1 5 2 .0 0

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

3

20

1

“

-

3 9 .5

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

51

4 1

5

9

3

4 0 .0

C

46

27

15

34

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

59

C LA SS

36

44

35

22

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

144

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

56

61

28

12

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

2 0 1.5 0

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

O PERATORS.

63

6

18

11

2 0 9.0 0

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

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

7

1

17

9

2 0 0.0 0

2 0 4 .5 0

1

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

1

10

3

2 1 1.0 0

1

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

7
7

3

8

2 0 2 .0 0

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

B

1

8

3 9 .5

3 9 .5

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

CLA SS

“

_

3 9 .0

2 3 8.5 0

OPERATORS.

“

'

_

198

664

2 6 2 .0 0

A

2

“

_

466

2 3 0 .0 0

CLA SS

5

_

1

_

_
“

_

”

“

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

2 2 5 .0 0

1

7

1

2

8

10

13

9

30

10

i

44

37

105

54

12

21

2

1

i

8

10

1

1

-

3

6

23

20

13

14

1

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

104

3 9 .5

1 6 5.5 0

1 5 1.5 0

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

1

20

2

22

19

13

3

-

-

972

4 0 .0

2 2 9 .0 0

2 2 8.0 0

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

3

6

28

36

16

48

42

50

58

146

129

169

90

52

39

31

5 98

4 0 .0

2 1 9 .5 0

2 2 0.0 0

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

3

6

21

33

16

33

25

34

29

99

84

88

65

29

20

374

4 0 .0

2 4 4 .5 0

2 4 4.0 0

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

15

17

16

29

47

45

81

25

23

19

22

104

4 0 .0

2 3 9 .0 0

2 4 5 .5 0

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

2

13

19

49

1 1

2

-

~

“

-

-

-

-

“

9

M ANUFACTURING

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

NONMANUFACTURING
PU B LIC

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

U T I L I T I E S

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

-

7

3

>

2

1

* W o r k e r s w e r e d i s t r i b u t e d as f o l l o w s : 1 at $ 4 2 0 t o $ 44 0 ; 3 at $ 44 0 to $ 4 6 0 ; 3 at $ 4 60 t o $ 480 ; and 2 at $ 4 80 t o $ 500.
See f o o tn o t e s at end o f t a b l e s .




6

3

1

“
-

~

~

23

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

NONMANUFACTURING

DRAFTERS

2 5 5 .5 0

2 5 8 .0 0

4 0 .0

O PERATORS.

TRADE

257*50

3 9 .5

4 0 .0

NONMANUFACTURING
R E T A IL

3 9 .5

286

_

39

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

COMPU TER

323

_

_
”

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

93

TRAOE

MANUFACTURING

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

3 1 7 .0 0

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

U T I L I T I E S

R E T A IL

COMPUTER

3 1 4 .0 0

3 0 4 .5 0

_

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

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

P U B LIC

M ANUFACTURING

3 0 2 .5 0

3 9 .0

_

1
~

NONMANUFACTURING

COMPU TER

3 9 .5

114

(B U S I N E S S ).

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

MANUFACTURING

142

( B U S I N E S S ) .

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

NONMANUFACTURING

COMPUTER

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

PROGRAMMERS

NONMANUFACTURING

COMPUTER

(B U S I N E S S ).

2

15
15

7

3

4
3

3

4

“
4

-

Table A-2. Weekly earnings of professional and technical workers in Columbus, Ohio, October 1977— Continued
N u m b e r o f w o rk e r s re c e iv in g s tr a ig h t -t im e w e e k ly e arning s o f—

W ee kl y earnings1
( standard)

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

ALL

Number
of

~s

Av erage
weekly
hours1
(standard)

Mean 2

Middle range 2

Medi an 2

110
and
under
120

*

120

i

130

$

140

$

150

s

160

i

170

i

180

i

190

f*

200

s

220

t

2 40

s

26 0

$

280

*

300

s

320

$

340

s

360

i

380

i

400

150

160

-

-

2
2
->
13
13
-

200

220

240

2 60

280

300

320

340

360

380

400

-

3
3

1
1

7
7

18
15
3

41
30
11

46
29
17

34
19
15

25
20
5

26
9
17

12
12

7
4
3

3

4

3

4

15
12
3

28
16
12

27
14
13

41
16
25

104
69
35

74
46
28

95
55
40

42
3t>
6

13
10
3

14
14

5
5

3

-

-

3

33
21
12
-

14
9
5
2

20
17
3
3

15
12
3

35
23
12
11

32
23
9
9

33
3
30
30

2

5

-

-

-

-

2
-

5
“

-

2
2

5
5

_

9
9

22
6

62
62

_

_

3
3

4
4

62
62

21
19

7

3
2

9
8

1
1

-

_

190

2
2

140

180

17
17

130

170

*

420
and

420 o v e r

WORKERS—

CO NTINU E D

DRAFTERS - CONTINUED
$
DRAFTERS.

CLASS

M ANUFACTURING

$

$

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

227

4 0 .0

2 8 5 .5 0

2 7 9.0 0

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

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

137

4 0 .0

2 7 2 .0 0

2 7 1.5 0

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

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

90

4 0 .0

3 0 6 .5 0

2 9 9.0 0

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

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

963

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

A

NONMANUFACTURING
DRAFTERS.

CLASS

M AN U FACTURING

CLASS

M AN U FACTURING

-

_

_

_

-

-

-

6
6

33
30
3

2 2 7 .0 0

2 2 2.5 0

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

276

4 0 .0

2 2 4 .0 0

2 2 3.5 0

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

187

4 0 .0

2 3 1 .0 0

2 2 2.5 0

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

-

-

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

241

4 0 .0

1 9 4.5 0

1 9 0.5 0

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

-

_

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

151

4 0 .0

1 8 3.5 0

1 8 0.0 0

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

-

C

NO NM ANUFACTURING
P U B L IC

-

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

B

N O NH ANUFACTURING
DRAFTERS.

$

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

U T IL IT IE S

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

4 0 .0

90

4 0 .0

2 1 2 .5 0

2 2 5.0 0

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

55

4 0 .0

2 3 0 .0 0

2 4 5 .5 0

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

-

-

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

168

4 0 .0

3 1 9 .5 0

3 2 9 .0 0

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

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

151

4 0 .0

3 2 1 .0 0

3 2 9.0 0

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

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

121

4 0 .0

3 4 1 .5 0

3 2 9 .0 0

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

121

4 0 .0

3 4 1 .5 0

3 2 9.0 0

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

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

84

4 0 .0

2 4 4 .0 0

2 4 0.0 0

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

_

-

_

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

73

4 0 .0

2 4 3.5 0

2 4 0.0 0

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

-

-

-

ELE C TR O N IC S

TE C H N IC IA N S

M AN U FACTURING

R E G IS TE R E D

IN D U S T R IA L

M ANUFACTURING

NURSES

_

See f o o tn o t e s at end o f t a b l e s .




-

7

2
2

-

3
2

8
8

15
14

12
9

“

5

~
_

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

51
50

-

_

“
_

50
50
3
3

-

“

-

-

-

-

-

-

Table A -3. Average weekly earnings of office, professional, and technical workers, by sex
in Columbus, Ohio, October 1977
Average
(mean^)

S e x , 3 o c c u p a tio n , a n d i n d u s t r y d iv is io n

Number
of
workers

Weekly
hours
(standard)

Weekly
earnings1
(standard)

O F F I C E O C C U P A T IO N S - HEN
$
120.00
116.00

M ESSEN GER S -------------------NONMANUFACTURING

156
130

38 .0
37 .5

A CCO UNTIN G C L E R K S NONHANUFACTURING

152
105

39.5
3 9.5

2 00.00
190.00

AC CO U N TIN G C L E R K S . C L A S S A

75

39.5

2 35.50

AC CO U N TIN G C L E R K S * C L A S S B
NONMANUFACTURIN G ---------------------

77
57

39.5
39 .5

166.00
161.50

S E C R E T A R I E S ----------------------M AN U F A C TU R IN G ---------NON H AN U FAC TU RIN G —
PU BLIC U T I L I T I E S
R E T A I L TRADE --------

2 . 8 36
1.014
1 .822
175
198

39.5
40 .0
39.0
39 .5
40.0

194.50
206.50
188.00
224.00
188.00

M AN U F A C TU R IN G -----------NONMANUFACTURIN G —

192
83
109

3 9.0
40.0
38.0

2 17.50
213.50
2 20.50

S E C R E TA R IE S . CLASS B
M AN U F A C TU R IN G —
N O N HANUFACTURING —
PU BLIC U T I L I T I E S
R E T A I L TRADE ----------

595
199
396
34
72

39 .0
40 .0
38.5
39.5
4 0 .G

207.50
215.00
2 0 3.50
272.00
193.50

S E C R E T A R IE S . CLASS C
M AN U F A C TU R IN G — — N O N HANUFACTURING —
PU BLIC U T I L I T I E S
R E T A I L TRADE ----------

1.0 5 5
476
579
90
64

39.5
40.0
39.0
3 9.5
40 .0

195.50
203.00
189.50
209.50
180.50

S E C R E T A R IE S . CLASS D
M AN U F A C TU R IN G -----------NONMANUFACTURIN G —
P U B LIC U T I L I T I E S

967
2 56
711
43

39.5
40.0
39 .0
40.0

180.50
203.00
172.50
203.50

6 39
354
285
40

39.5
40.0
39.0
40.0

185.00
182.50
188.50
240.00

S E C R E T A R IE S .

CLASS

A

ST EN O G R A PH ER S -----------------M AN U F A C TU R IN G ---------NONMANUFACTURIN G PU BLIC U T I L I T I E S
S T E N O G R A P H E R S . GENERAL
M AN U F A C TU R IN G -----------------NONMANUFACTURIN G ---------S T E N O G R A P H E R S . S E N IO R
M A N U F A C TU R IN G --------------NONMANUFACTURIN G --------

S e x , 3 o c c u p a tio n , a n d in d u s t r y d iv is io n

Weekly
earnings1
(standard)

O F F I C E O C C U P A T IO N S WOMEN— C O N T IN U ED

121

3 8.5
39.5
38.0

164.00
152.50
172.00

435
271
164

39.5
40.0
39.5

195.00
191.50
201.00

204
83

S e x , 3 o c c u p a tio n , a n d in d u s t r y d iv is io n

Number
of
workers

Weekly
hours
[standard)

Weekly
earnings1
(standard)

119
83

3 9.5
39 .5

$
143.00
146.50

B O O K K E E P IN G - M A C H I N E O P E R A T O R S .
C LASS A ------------------- ----------------------------------

58

40.0

139.00

B O O K K E E P IN G - M A C H IN E O P E R A T O R S .
C LASS B ------------------- ----------------------------------

61

39 .0

146.00

135
60
75

3 9.5
3 9.5
39 .5

176.00
176.50
176.00

1.435
345
1.090
62
115

3 9.0
39.5
3 9.0
40.0
40 .0

153.00
161.50
150.50
197.00
155.50

KEYPUNCH O P E R A T O R S .
M AN U F A C TU R IN G --------NONMANUFACTURIN G -

533
171
362

39.5
39.5
39.0

171.50
179.50
168.00

KEYPUNCH O P E R A T O R S . C L A S S B
M A N U F A C TU R IN G -------------------------------N O N HANUFACTURING -----------------------P U B L I C U T I L I T I E S ------------------R E T A I L TRADE -----------------------------

902
174
7 28
40
81

39.0
40.0
38 .5
39.5
40 .0

142.50
144.00
142.00
185.50
151.00

249
69
180

39.0
39.5
38.5

332.00
349.50
325.50

COMPUTER S Y S T E M S A N A L Y S T S
( B U S I N E S S ) . C L A S S A ----------NONMANUFACTURIN G -------------------

92
68

39.0
39 .0

369.50
359.50

COMPUTER S Y S T E M S A N A L Y S T S
( B U S I N E S S ) . C L A S S B ----------N ONM ANUFACTURIN G -------------------

139
109

38.5
38.5

314.50
306.00

N ON H A N U FAC TU RIN G -------------------------------------

457
4 09

39 .0
3 9.0

260.00
257.50

COMPUTER PROGRAMMERS ( B U S I N E S S ) .
C LASS A -----------------------------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURIN G -------------------------------------

116
92

39.5
39 .0

305.00
307.50

O F F IC E O C C U P A T IO N S WOMEN— C O N T IN U E D

T Y P I S T S --------------------------------M AN U FA C TU R IN G — ■ »—
NONMANUFACTURING —
PU B LIC U T I L I T I E S
R E T A I L TRADE --------

918
140
778
56
64

3 8.5
39.5
38 .5
40.0
39.5

$
141.50
162.00
137.50
173.00
169.00

T Y P IS T S . CLASS A —
M AN U FA C TU R IN G ---------NONMANUFACTURING P U B LIC U T I L I T I E S

367
73
2 94
51

3 9.0
40 .0
39.0
40.0

159.50
172.50
156.50
178.50

551
67
484

38 .5
39.5
3 8.5

129.00
150.00
126.50

F I L E C L ERK S ----------------------M AN U FA C TU R IN G ---------NONMANUFACTURING PU B LIC U T I L I T I E S

634
51
583
98

3 8.5
4 0.0
3 8.5
40 .0

124.50
122.50
125.00
182.00

F IL E CLERKS. CLASS A
NONMANUFACTURING —

57
54

39.0
3 9.0

172.50
172.50

F IL E CLERKS. CLASS B
N O NHANUFACTURING —

266
236

39 .0
39.0

130.00
131.00

F IL E CLERK S. CLASS C
NONMANUFACTURING —

311
293

37.5
3 7.5

111.50
111.50

M ESSEN GER S -------------------NONMANUFACTURING

166
155

3 7.5
3 7.5

124.00
122.50

SW ITC H B O A RD O PERATO RS
NONMANUFACTURING -•

155
124

38.5
3 8.5

143.50
137.00

SW ITC H B OA RD O P E R A T O R - R E C E P T I O N I S T S M A N U FA C TU R IN G --------------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING --------------------------------------

294
116
178

39.5
39.5
39.0

137.50
139.00
137.00

ORDER C L ERK S --------------M A N U FA C TU R IN G —
NONMANUFACTURING

348
230
118

39.0
39.0
3 9.5

155.50
154.50
158.00

1.353
399
954
242

39.0
3 9.5
3 9.0
40.0
40.0

159.50
161.50
159.00
219.00
155.00

465
177
288
69

39.5
3 9.5
3 9.5
40.0

187.50
176.00
194.50
232.00

888

39 .0
3 9.5
39.0
3 9.5
40.0

145.00
150.00
143.50
193.00
147.50

ACCOUNTIN G C L E R K S -------M AN U F A C TU R IN G ---------NONMANUFACTURING PU B LIC U T I L I T I E S
R E T A I L TRADE --------

102

ACCOUNTIN G C L E R K S . C L A S S A
M AN U FA C TU R IN G ---------------------------NONHANUFACTURING -------------------P U B L I C U T I L I T I E S --------------ACCOUNTIN G C L E R K S * C L A S S B
M AN U FA C TU R IN G ---------------------------NONMANUFACTURING -------------------P U B L I C U T I L I T I E S --------------R E T A I L TRADE --------------------------

222
666
33
197

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




Weekly
hours
’standard)

T Y P IS T S . CLASS B
M AN U FA C TU R IN G —
NONMANUFACTURING

O F F I C E O C C U P A T IO N S - WOMEN

Average
(mean^)

Average
( mean/*)
Number
of
workers

8

NONMANUFACTURING

M A N U FA C TU R IN G —
N ONHANUFACTURING
M AN U F A C TU R IN G ----------NONMANUFACTURIN G —
PU BLIC U T I L I T I E S
R E T A I L TRADE ---------

P R O F E S S IO N A L ANO T E C H N IC A L
O C C U P A T IO N S - MEN

( B U S I N E S S ) ------------------M A N U F A C TU R IN G —
N O NHANUFACTURING

Table A -3. Average weekly earnings of office, professional, and technical workers, by sex,
in Columbus, Ohio, October 1977— Continued
Avera ge
(m ea n ^ )

Sex, 3 o c c u p a tio n , and in d u s t r y d iv is io n

Numb er
of
workers

Weekly
hours
(standard)

Weekly
earnings*
(standard)

COMPUTER PROGRAMMERS ( B U S I N E S S ) C O N T IN U E D
COMPU TER PROGRAMMERS ( B U S I N E S S ) .
C LASS B ---------------------------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING -----------------------------------

224
201

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

COMPUTER PROGRAMMERS ( B U S I N E S S ) .
C LASS C ---------------------------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING -----------------------------------

117
116

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

5 10
133
377
77

3 9.0
4 0 .0
3 9.0
4 0 .0

125

79

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

COMPUTER O P E R A T O R S . C L A S S B
M AN U FA C TU R IN G -----------------------------NONMANUFACTURING -----------------------

302
75
227

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

COMPUTER O P E R A T O R S . C L A S S C
NONMANUFACTURING -----------------------

83
71

3 9 .5 1 4 7 .5 0
3 9 .0 1 43 .5 0

COMPUTER O PER A TO RS
M AN U F A C TU R IN G —
NONMANUFACTURING
R E T A I L TRADE COMPUTER O P E R A T O R S , C L A S S A
NONMANUFACTURING -----------------------

S ex, 3 o c c u p a tio n , and i n d u s t r y d iv is io n

Weekly
earnings1
(standard)

2 0 4 .0 0
2 18 .0 0
1 9 9 .0 0
2 24 .5 0

875
563
312

D R A F T E R S . C L A S S A ------------------------------------M AN U FA C TU R IN G --------------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING -------------------------------------

226
136
90

D R A F T E R S . C L A S S B ------------------------------------M AN U FA C TU R IN G ---------------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------------------------------

448
266
1 82

D R A F T E R S . C L A S S C --------------------------------------M AN U FA C TU R IN G ----------------------------------------------

171
1 32

E L E C T R O N I C S T E C H N I C I A N S ---------------------------M AN U FA C TU R IN G ----------------------------------------------

1 68
151

ELECTR O NICS T E C H N IC IA N S . CLASS A M A N U FA C TU R IN G ----------------------------------------------

121
121

9

Weekly
hours
(standard)

Weekly
earnings1
(standard)

4 0 . 0 2 3 1 . 0 0 COMPUTER S Y S T E M S A N A L Y S T S
4 0 . 0 2 2 1 . 5 0 ( B U S I N E S S ) - C O N T IN U E D
4 0 .0 2 4 8 .0 0
COMPUTER S Y S T E M S A N A L Y S T S
4 0 .0 2 8 6 .0 0
( B U S I N E S S ) . C L A S S B -----------------------------4 0 .0 2 7 2 .5 0
4 0 . 0 3 0 6 . 5 0 COMPUTER PROGRAMMERS ( B U S I N E S S ) ------NONMANUFACTURING -------------------------------------4 0 .0 2 2 7 .0 0
4 0 .0 2 2 4 .5 0
COMPUTER PROGRAMMERS ( B U S I N E S S ) .
4 0 .0 2 3 0 .0 0
C L ASS B -----------------------------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING -------------------------------------4 0 .0 1 8 7 .0 0
4 0 . 0 1 8 3 . 5 0 COMPUTER O P E R A T O R S ---------------------------------------M AN U F A C TU R IN G --------------------------------------------4 0 .0 3 1 9 .5 0
NONHANUFACTURING -------------------------------------4 0 .0 3 2 1 .0 0
COMPUTER O P E R A T O R S . C L A S S B -----------4 0 .0 3 4 1 .5 0
NONMANUFACTURING ------------------------------------4 0 .0 3 4 1 .5 0
D R A F T E R S ----------------------------------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING -------------------------------------

73
62

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

50

$
3 8 .0 2 9 2 .0 0

162
136

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

101
85

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

154
65
89

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

91
50

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

97
62

4 0 .0 2 1 1 .5 0
4 0 .0 2 27 .0 0

D R A F T E R S . C L A S S C --------------------------------------

P R O F E S S IO N A L AND T E C H N IC A L
O C C U P A T IO N S - UIOMEN
COMPUTER S Y S T E M S A N A L Y S T S
( B U S I N E S S ) -----------------------------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------------------------------

Sex, 3 o c c u p a tio n , and in d u s t r y d iv is io n

Number
of
workers

P R O F E S S IO N A L AND T E C H N IC A L
O C C U P A T IO N S - WOMEN— C O N T IN U E D

D R A F T E R S -------------------------------------------------------------------M AN U FA C TU R IN G ---------------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING -------------------------------------

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




Weekly
hours
(standard)

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

P R O F E S S IO N A L AND T E C H N IC A L
O C C U P A T IO N S - HEN— C O N T IN U E D

Avera ge
( m e a n 2)

Average
(m e a n 2)
Numb er
of
workers

70

4 0 .0 2 1 2 .0 0

R E G IS T E R E D IN D U S T R I A L N U RSES -------------M AN U FA C TU R IN G ---------------------------------------------

83
72

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

Table A-4. Hourly earnings of maintenance, toolroom, and powerplant workers in Columbus, Ohio, October 1977
Number of workers receiving straight-time hourly earnings of—

Hourly earnings 4

Occupation and industry division

1 -------- i
~S-------- 1 ------- 1 -------- $
S
1 -------- *
S
*
1 -------- ~ i-------$
$
S
*
$
1 ---------*
*
i
3 . 8 0 4 . 0 0 4 . 20 4 . 4 0 4 . 6 0 4 . 8 0 5 . 0 0 5 . 2 0 5 .4 0 5 . 6 0 5 . 8 0 6 .0 0 5 . 2 0 6 . 4 0 6 . 6 0 6 . 8 0 7 . 20 7 . 6 0 8 . 0 0 8 . 4 0 8 . 8 0 9 . 2 0 9 . 6 0

Number
of
M edian 2

M iddle range 2

and

under
4 .2 0 4 .4 0 4 .6 0 4 .8 0 5 .0 0 5 .2 0 5 .4 0 5 .6 0 5 .8 0

o
o
*o

o
o

Mean 2

6 . 2 0 5 . 4 0 6 . 6 0 6 . 8 0 7 . 2 0 7 . 60 8 . 0 0 8 . 40 8 . 8 0 9 . 2 0 9 . 6 0

over

$
6.95

$
7.06

M AINTENANCE E L E C T R IC IA N S ----------------------MANUFACTURING ------------------------------------------

<*79
395

7.43
7.22

7.41
7.17

6.746.42-

8.46
7.46

M AINTENANCE M A C H IN IS T S ---------------------------MANUFACTURING ------------------------------------------

204
194

7.22
7.16

6.88
6.88

6.476.47-

8.07
8.07

M AINTENANCE MECHANICS (M A C H IN E R Y I MANUFACTURING -----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING -----------------------------------

754
601
153

6.94
6.72
7.78

6.78
6.74
7.70

5.905.857.50-

MAINTENANCE MECHANICS
(MOTOR V E H IC L E S ) ---------------------------------------MANUFACTURING -----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ----------------------------------PU B LIC U T IL IT IE S -----------------------------R E T A IL TRADE ----------------------------------------

594
121
473
382
69

8.01
6.69
8.35
8.6 4
7.61

8.71
6.81
8.78
8.78
8.09

MAINTENANCE P IP E F IT T E R S ------------------------MANUFACTURING ------------------------------------------

63
80

8.31
8.39

M AINTENANCE S H EET-M ETA L WORKERS -----MANUFACTURING ------------------------------------------

60
54

M ILLW R IG H TS -----------------------------------------------------MANUFACTURING ------------------------------------------

O
O'
1

56

O'

ALL WORKERS
M AINTENANCE CARPENTERS ----------------------------

$
7.67

9
-

3
3

-

-

-

"

7.70
6.96
8.65

“
~

-

-

~

~
~

7.225.988.398.716.70-

8.78
7.16
8.78
8.78
8.23

1
1
1

_

_

1
1

8 . 7 o'
8.96

7.087.63-

8.30
8.37

8.58
8. 59

7. 1 9 7.63-

112
112

8.22
8.22

8.46
8.46

7.467.46-

210
185

8.00
8. 14

8.21
8.23

7.267.63-

9.26
9.26

-

-

TOOL AND D IE MAKERS ----------------------------------MANUFACTURING ------------------------------------------

695
691

8.35
8.35

8. 34
8. 34

7.767.76-

9.45
9.45

-

-

S TA TIO N A R Y EN G IN EERS --------------------------------MANUFACTURING ------------------------------------------

162
127

7.27
7.42

7.13
7.24

6.466.46-

119
66

5.59
5.38

5.76
5.27

5.275.15-

5.76
5.50

1

1

2

10

4

15

1

3

7
7

42
42

6
5

22
22

26
25

32
31

71
69

85
83

23
19

31
30

71
-

1
1

49
48

-

-

4
2

5
5

9
9

17
17

13
13

20
20

38
38

10
10

8
8

63
63

2
2

9
1

_

_

67
9
58

8.03
8.17

B O ILER TENDERS ----------------------------------------------MANUFACTURING ------------------------------------------

6

5
5

9.28
9.28

M ACHINE-TO O L OPERATORS (TOOLROOM) MANUFACTURING — -------------------------------------

3

1
1

9. 18
9.18

“

-

4
4

9.18
9.18

-

~

-

2
2

4
4

~

”

1
1

5
4
1

4
3
1

11
10
1

36
34
2

99
98
i

41
38
3

50
46
4

30
27
3

24
23
1

90
86
4

114
108
6

18
1
17

90
39
51

31
31

_

17

-

17
-

11
11

3
2
1
1

6
6
-

10
10
-

3
3
-

2
2
~

11
5
6
6

12
12
-

31
7
24
24

38
37
1
-

29
11
18
18

20
6
14
14

36
36

1
1

-

-

-

3
-

_

7
7

-

11
11

-

4
4

_

-

3
3

1
1

10
8

1

6
6

~

24
24

15
15

1

1
1
1
-

-

-

1

-

-

-

-

-

~
~

-

“

-

“

“

28
28

6
6

5
4

-

-

-

5
5

-

5
5

-

10

-

10
10

25
25

7
7

~

36

-

i
_

-

-

_

-

43
43
“

_

301
4
297
286
7

57

5
5

17
17

40
40

-

_

-

-

11
11

25
25

2
-

_

34
34

_

57
57

-

-

_
-

-

*

8
8

-

3
3

~

27
27

22
20

1
”

2
i

5
2

7

14
12

50
47

11
11

16
16

60
60

_

31
31

30
30

8
8

90
86

111
111

_

278
278

_

-

66
66

17
15

13
8

15
14

19
17

8
8

17
17

2
2

-

11
7

_

_

_

_

_

_

-

-

-

7
6

3
“
13
13

1
1

9
9

See footnotes at end of tables.




-

2
“

48

3
3

-

4
4

“

39
39

22
17

38
20

-

-

-

-

-

1

_

-

_

_

Table A-5. Hourly earnings of material movement and custodial workers in Columbus, Ohio, October 1977
Hourly earnings 4

Occupation and industry division

Number of workers receiving straight-time hourly earnings of—

Number
of
Mean ^

Median2

Middle range 2

o
C
O

*
1 -------~ i------1 -------- s
~ l-------$
S
$
t
s
%
$
5
S
$
$
t
$
$
$
2 . 2 0 2 . 4 0 2 . 6 0 2 . 8 0 3 . 0 0 3 . 20 3 . 4 0 3 . 6 0 3 . 8 0 4 . 0 0 4 . 2 0 4 . 6 0 5 . 0 0 5 . 4 0 5 . 8 0 6 . 20 6 . 6 0 7 . 0 0 7 . 40 7 . 8 0 8 . 2 0 8 . 6 0 9 . 0 0
and
and
under 2 .4 0 2 .6 0 2 .8 0 3 .0 0 3 .2 0 3 .4 0 3 .6 0 3.8 0 a .0 0 4 .2 0 4 .6 0 5 .0 0 5 .4 0 5 .8 0 6 .2 0 6 .6 0 7 .0 0 7 .4 0 7 .8 0
8 .6 0 9 .0 0

ALL WORKERS
TRUCKDRIVERS ------------------------------------MANUFACTURING --------------------------NONMANUFACTURING -------------------P U B LIC U T IL IT IE S ---------------R E T A IL TRADE -------------------------

2*212
473
1.739
925
463

$
6.85
5.70
7. 16
8.25
7.15

$
7.09
5.49
8.47
8.60
7.09

$
5.045.045.23->
8.557.09-

$
8.60
6.35
8.60
8.60
7.86

TRUCKDRIVERS# L IG H T TRUCK NONHANUFACTURING ---------------------

27B
169

4.92
4.07

4.48
4.00

3.653.53-

7.07
4.60

TRUCKO RIVERS# MEDIUM TRUCK

6.35
6.20

5.595.43-

195
105
90

5.46
5.32
5.61

5.33
5.20
6.25

4.804.805.31-

6.28
5.91
6.28

_

4.91
5. 20
4.85
5. 12

4.50
5.23
4.40
4.63

3.954.863.903.95-

6.25
5.66
6.28
6.28

_

NONMANUFACTURING --------------------R E T A IL TRADE --------------------------

432
75
357
226

S H IP P IN G AND R E C E IV IN G CLERKS
MANUFACTURING ----------------------------

90
53

4.94
5.04

4.81
5. 24

4.104.55-

5.48
5.48

WAREHOUSEMEN ------------------------------------MANUFACTURING ---------------------------NONMANUFACTURING --------------------PU B LIC U T IL IT IE S ----------------

1.547
408
1.139
139

5.67
5. 15
5.86
6.38

6.09
4.71
6.24
6.24

4.454.354.855.88-

6.81
5.74
6.81
6.74

ORDER F IL L E R S ----------------------------------MANUFACTURING ---------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------------

1.262
490
772

4.61
5.47
4.06

4.02
5.52
3.88

3.554.813.45-

5.52
6.50
4.05

S H IP P IN G PACKERS ---------------------------MANUFACTURING ---------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------------

681
362
319

5.39
5.09
5.75

5.21
5.07
5.21

3.60- 7.69
3.03- 6.77
3.65-. 7 . 8 7

M ATER IA L H A N 0 L IN 6 LABORERS —
MANUFACTURING ---------------------------NONMANUFACTURING --------------------P U B LIC U T IL IT IE S ----------------

1.313
621
692
249

5.53
5.23
5.80
7.94

5.53
5.22
5.59
8.22

4.454.614.108.22-

154

8

7

76

4

3

23

2

1

22
20
2

17
8
9

37
13
24

2
2

_

4

-

2
~
2
2
”

-

“
-

66
I
66
14

170
170

65
30
35

8.23
6.35

S H IP P IN G CLERKS -----------------------------MANUFACTURING --------------------------NONMA NUFAC T U R IN 6 ---------------------

~

-

7
7

_

-

6.66
5.94

76
~

-

.
-

235
165

~

2

2

TRUCKDRIVERS# HEAVY TRUCK
(OTHER THAN T R A IL E R ) ----------MANUFACTURING ---------------------------

“

-

-

8.60
5.48
8.60
8.60
7.86

8
7

18

-

7.514.587.868.557.09-

3

7

-

8.48
4.81
8.48
8.60
7.86

6
-

18

-

7.92
5.64
8.06
8.57
7.54

36
36

-

-

1*064
62
1 .002
577
382

35
32

16
16

-

5.04

265
81
184
8
176

1

“

4.10-

4
2
2
2
“

26
16

28
14
14

4. 10

116
89
27
23
4

10
-

"
-

-

4.64

24
17
7
7

48
48

-

-

341

70
70
-

32
14
18

32
2
30

-

TR U C K D R IVER S. HEAVY TRUCK
(T R A IL E R ) ------------------------------------MANUFACTURING --------------------------NONHANUFACTURING -------------------PU B LIC U T IL IT IE S ---------------R E T A IL TRADE -------------------------

134
109
25
1
3

18
3
15

7

116
13
103
56
3

23
23
-

2
~
2

-

R E C E IV IN G C LERKS — ----------------------MANUFACTURING

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

6.26
5.77
8.22
8.60

_
-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

n

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

4
4

134

244
1
243
150
93

6 90
12
678
6 78

-

~

~

*

“

-

1

15

-

-

178
2
176

15
15

131
131

176

"

131

215
1
214
150
64

437
12
4 25
425
~

~

_

_

_

-

_

-

-

-

-

-

-

_

*

-

-

9

17

2

9
9

17
16

2
i

-

1
1
1

_

_

_

_

_

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

12
10

_

_

15
-

-

15

5
5

36

-

7
1
6

3

-

-

-

_
-

-

16

_

-

-

-

8

_

2

14

46
-

-

-

-

i

“

83
20
63

11
8
3

138
22
116

114
85
29

101
82
19

67
25
42
7

90
63
27
7

2 18
10
2 08
50

68
39
29
28

418
41
377
26

119
89
30

96
48
48

127
127

1
1

51
51

109
109

“

“

“

~

"

61
1
60

27
18

37
37

3
3

25
25

24
24

46
46

9

89
29
60

33

11

22
21
1

”

“

-

“

94
73
21

56
26
30

193
155
38

75
71

6
6

22

36

22

4

-

1

65

58

183

24

5

16

19

41
14
27

8

-

17

10

16

65
30
35

8

17

10

65
20
45

-

-

-■

-

-

-

"

2

-

48

15

-

-

-

1
-

2

11

i

-

111

18

i

-

54

-

i

-

22
6
16

27
26

i

17
16

5

17

48

16
16
16

16
7

188

5

9
~
9
9

7
6

-

-

6
2
2

85
5
80
80

9
8

58

-

16
14
2

18

_

-

5

-

4
4

_

76
46

70

-

51
3
48

21
17
4
4

5

-

6
6
“

49
17
32
1

116

45

_

20
12
8
7

44

91
91

89
89

84
15
69
25

98

69

4
4

16

76

-

-

58
58

24
1
23
8

11
2
9
i

45

-

“

-

12
12

5

16

2

50
28
22

16

74

32

_

36

-

16
15
1

3
3

_

-

32

3

-

2

8
7
1

13
13
-

-

-

-

-

3

14
14

See footn otes at end o f ta b les.




4

.

-

5

"
-

5

33
33

3

33

~

239
166
73
8

6

~
Ill

17
94
29

4
3

“

145
145

_

-

-

-

_

_

_

_
-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

2

-

-

_

-

5
5
~

-

134
134

32
-

25
4
21
21
-

-

“

1
1

-

-

2
2

-

“

“

-

-

~

“

144
144
1

1
-

-

-

-

“

-

-

~

”

”

-

-

-

-

-

~

*

103

102

103
103

102
102

-

-

Table A-5. Hourly earnings of material movement and custodial workers in Columbus, Ohio, October 1977— Continued
Hourly earnings

N um ber of w orkers

$
5 .0 0

*
5 .4 0

$

*

$

S

$

s

5 .8 0

6 .2 0

6 .6 0

7 .0 0

7 . 40

7 .80

8 .2 0

8 .6 0

3 .8 0

4 .0 0

4 .2 0

4 .6 0

5 .0 0

5 .4 0

5 .8 0

6 .2 0

6 .6 0

7 .0 0

7 .4 0

7 . 80

8 .6 0

8

14

20

_
_

33

14

20

-

3 .4 0

3 .6 0

2 .6 0

2 .6 0

2 .8 0

t

9 .0 0

3 .2 0

2 .4 0

Middle range 2

S
4 .6 0

S

3 .60

3 .0 0

2 .2 0

of—

$
4 .2 0

2 .8 0

$

earn in g s
$
4 .0 0

s

s

Me di an2

h o u rly
$
3 .8 0

*
3 .4 0

$

Mean2

stra igh t-tim e
*
3 .2 0

*

of
workers

O c c u p a tio n and in d u s try d iv is io n

rec e iv in g
*
3 .0 0

N

1 --------

9 .0 0

and
under
C
O

ALL

o

2 .4 0

WORKERS—

CONTINUED
F O R K LIFT

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

1 .2 0 6

$
5 .8 2

$
5 .5 2

$
5 .1 4 -

$
6 .5 5

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

1 .04 9

5 .7 0

5 .5 0

5 .0 7 -

6 .54

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

157

6 .6 3

6 .2 8

6 .25 -.

7 .45

-

-

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

1 .29 1

3 .1 3

2 .4 0

2 .3 0 -

3 .40

599

198

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

320

4 .3 5

4 .5 0

2 .3 4 -

6 .1 5

120

971

2 .7 3

2 .4 0

2 .3 0 -

2 .75

479

198

151

6 .0 3

6 . 32

5 .0 1 -

6 .4 8

3 .2 2 3

3 .3 4

2 .8 7

2 .5 7 -

3 .71

316

556
10

13

316

546

21

51

OPERATORS

M AN U FACTU RING

N O NM ANUFACTURING
GUARDS

AN D

WATC HM EN

M ANUFACTURING

NO NM ANUFACTURING

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

~

-

3

9

185

114

313

61

204

86

5

117

-

3

6

-

8

6
-

59

-

50

182

114

312

58

139

86

5

84

-

-

-

-

3

-

-

6

9

3

“

1

3

65

-

77
-

60
-

22

10

21

27

32

54

29

16

25

52

3

1

27

2

_

6

-

11

28

19

15

1

23

46

3

1

27

1

-

77

60

20

4

21

17
10

3
~

33

2

3

22

4

35

14

15

2

6

-

-

-

1

-

-

-

2

-

-

-

-

11

2

19

15

1

23

46

3

1

27

1

-

653

281
1

119

129

270

150

35

80

17 1

172

92

58

17

48

18

54

5

11

15

12

49

108

87

69

28

12

47

9

52

4
-

640

280
~

114

118

270

23

31

63

85

23

30

5

1

-

-

14

135
9

5

6

26

57

13

14

5

1

9
-

2
-

4
-

22

1

33

18

25

45

4

1

11

12

-

16

-

-

9

-

4

-

2
2

-

guards:
M ANUFACTURING
J A N IT O R S .

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

PORTERS.

M ANUFACTURING

AND

CLEANERS

------

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

526

5 . 00

4 .8 3

4 .3 5 -

5 .7 1

2 .6 9 5

3 .0 1

2 .7 7

2 . 5 0 -.

3 .40

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

150

4 .5 8

4 .71

4 .2 7 -

273

3 .4 9

3 .2 5

2 .5 5 -

3 .75

“

4 .7 1

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

“

NONM ANUFACTURING

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

P U B L IC

U T IL IT IE S

R E T A IL

TRADE

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




-

-

_

_

_

_

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Table A-6. Average hourly earnings of maintenance, toolroom, powerplant, material movement
and custodial workers, by sex, in Columbus, Ohio, October 1977
S ex, 3 occu p a tio n ,

M AINTENANCE*
P O W E R P L A NT
M AINTENANCE

and in d u s try d iv is io n

TOOLROOM*

O C C U PA TIO N S

CARPENTERS

Number
of
workers

Av era ge
( mea n2 )
hourly
earnings4

M ATE RIAL

AND
-

Sex, 3 occu p a tio n ,

and in d u stry d iv is io n

MOVEMENT

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

56

$
6 .9 5

TR U CKO RIVERS

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

679

7 .4 3

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

395

7 .2 2

204

M A C H IN IS T S

M ANU FA CTU R ING

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

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

194

7 . 16

-

754
601

6 .7 2

153

1 . 7 39

8 .2 5

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

463

7 . 15

(M A C H IN E R Y )

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

M E CH ANICS

V E H IC L E S )

U T IL IT IE S
TRADE

TR U CK D R IV ER S .

M ANUFACTURING

594

8 .0 1

121

6 .6 9

473

278

4 .9 2

169

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

382
69

341

4 .6 4

TRUCK

----------

HEAVY

U T IL IT IE S

R E T A IL

TRADE

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

1 .06 4

7 .9 2

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

62

5 .6 4

1 .002

8 .0 6

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

577

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

382

7 .5 4

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

PU B L IC

U T IL IT IE S

R E T A IL

TRADE

5 . 16

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

1 .2 1 0

5 .6 0

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

586

5 .2 8

624

5 .9 1

235

8 .0 7

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

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

M ATE RIAL

H AN D LIN G

M ANUFACTURING
P U B L IC

LABORERS

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

83

8 .3 1

(O TH E R

80

8 .3 9

M ANU FA CTU R ING

60

8 .3 0

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

54

8 .3 7

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

112

1 .20 5

5 .8 2

1 .04 9

5 .7 0

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

156

6 .6 3

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

1 .24 5

OPERATORS

M ANUFACTURING

NONM ANUFACTURING
g u a r d s

SH EET-M ETAL

M ANU FA CTU R ING

WORKERS

------

S H IP P IN G

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

2 35

6 .6 6

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

165

5 .9 4

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

188

5 .4 6

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

101

5 .3 6

87

M ANUFACTURING

NONM ANUFACTURING
M ILLW R IG H T S

M ANU FA CTU R ING

112

8 .2 2

-

210

8 .0 0

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

185

J A N IT O R S .

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

OPERATORS

M ANUFACTURING

(TO O LR O O M )

R E C E IV IN G

CLERKS

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

NONM ANUFACTURING
R E TA IL

M ANUFACTURING
P U B L IC

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

695

8 .3 5

691

8 .3 5

S TA TIO N A R Y
E N G I N E E R S ---------------------------------M A N U F A C T U R I N G -------------------------------------------

162

7 .2 7

127

7 .4 2

150

6 .0 2

2 .5 3 6

3 .3 1

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

414

4 .8 0

ANO

CLEANERS

2 .1 2 2

3 .0 2

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

80

4 .5 9

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

186

3 .7 3

TRADE

355

R E TA IL

4 .9 7

65

4 .9 3

TRAOE

MOV EMENT

AND

C U STO D IA L

5 . 14

290

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

U T IL IT IE S

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

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

180

O C C U PATIO N S
R E C E IV IN G

-

WOMEN

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

77

4 .6 2

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

51

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

CLERKS

5 .2 3
WAREHOUSEMEN

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

4 .3 4
2 .7 2

------

PORTERS.

M ATE RIAL

8 . 14

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

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

M ANUFACTURING
M A C H IN E -TO O L

3 . 14

319
926

5 .5 7

T R A IL E R )

CLERKS

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

:

NONM ANUFACTURING
M AINTE NANC E

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

TRUCK

8 . 22

THAN

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

U T IL IT IE S

M ANUFACTURING
HEAVY

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

P IP E F IT T E R S

328

8 .5 7

NONMANUFACTURING

TRU C K D R IV ER S.
M ANU FA CTU R ING

495

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

TRUCK

7 .6 1

P U B L IC

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

NONM ANUFACTURING

8 .6 4

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

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

$
5 .8 8

PACKERS

4 .0 7

TRUCK

M EDIU M

M ANUFACTURING

C U STO O IA L

M ANUFACTURING

S H IP P IN G

FO R K LIFT

8 .3 5

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

NONMANUFACTURING

M AINTENANCE

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

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

LIG H T

TR U CK D R IV ER S .

AN D

Average
( mea n2 )
hourly
earnings4

M EN — C O N T I N U E D

NONM ANUFACTURING

(T R A IL E R )

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

-

Number
of
woikers

7 .1 6

925

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

P U B L IC

TR U CK D R IV ER S .
(M O T O R

5 .7 0

7 .7 8

NONMANUFACTURING
M AINTE NA NC E

$
6 .8 5

473

6 .9 4

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

M ECH AN ICS

M ANUFACTURING

2 .21 2

and in d u s try d iv isio n

M OVE MENT

O C C U PATIO N S

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

NONM ANUFACTURING

NONMANUFACTURING
M AINTE NA NC E

S ex, 3 oc c u p a tio n ,

M ATE RIAL

C U STO D IAL
MEN

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

R E TA IL
M AINTENANCE

Av era ge
( me an 2 )
hourly
earnings4

7 .2 2

E L E C T R IC IA N S

M ANUFACTURING

-

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

M ANUFACTURING
M AINTENANCE

ANO

O C CU PATIO NS

HEN

Number
of
workeis

ANO

D IE

MAKERS

M ANU FA CTU R ING

B O ILE R

TENDERS

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

M ANUFACTURING

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

119

90

4 .9 4

53

5 .0 4

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

470
134

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

1 .49 6

5 .6 9

N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N 6 --------------------- =-------------

3 36

3 .5 4

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

384

5 .2 3

1 .1 1 2

5 .8 5

186

4 . 10

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

134

6 .3 6

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

792

4 .9 3

356

5 .5 1

4 36

4 .4 7

S H IP P IN G

AND

R E C E IV IN G

M ANUFACTURING
WAREHOUSEMEN

M ANUFACTURING

5 .5 9

66

------

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

N O N N A N U F AC T U R I N G -------------------------------

TOOL

CLERKS

S H IP P IN G

PACKERS

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

NONM ANUFACTURING

P U B L IC
ORD ER

U T IL IT IE S

F IL L E R S

M ANUFACTURING

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

NONM ANUFACTURING

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

M ATE RIAL
JA N IT O R S .

H AN D LIN G

LABORERS

PORTERS.

M ANUFACTURING

AND

R E T A IL




at end

o f ta b le s .

13

TRADE

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

CLEANERS

------

152

4 .0 4

103

4 .6 7

687

3 .4 3

114

5 .7 4

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

573

2 .9 6

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

87

2 .9 8

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

NONM ANUFACTURING

S ee footn otes

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

5 .3 8




Table A-7. Percent increases in average hourly earnings, adjusted
for employment shifts, for selected occupational groups
in Columbus, Ohio, for selected periods
O ctob er
In d u stry and

occ u p a tio n a l g ro u p 5

O ctob er

A ll

1972

O ctob er

1973

to

to
1973

O ctob er

O ctob er

1974

to
1974

O ctob er

O ctob er

1975

to
1975

O ctob er

O ctob er

1976

O ctob er

in d u stries:
O ffice

data

In d u stria l n u rses
S k illed

____

trades

p lan t w o r k e r s

1 0 .0

6.6

8.4

6.6

6.2

9.5

1 0 .0

7.2

1 1 .0

8.7

9.5

7.3

1 0 .4

9.8

8.9

8.0

7 .4

7.9

8.4

7.2

7.1

( 6)
6.5

_

8.6

7.7

_____

__________________________________________________

m a in ten a n ce

U n sk illed

_

(6)
6.5

6.4

p ro c es s in g

6.6

8.0

c l e r i c a l _______________________________________________________

E le ctro n ic

(6)
8.3

(6)
9.8

(6)
6.6

(6)
1 1 .5

7.1
6.5

M a n u fa ctu rin g :
O ffice

clerica l

E le ctro n ic

data

p ro c es s in g

In d u stria l n u rses
S k illed

m ain ten an ce tra d e s

U n sk illed

___________________________________

7.5

9.2

1 0.3

7.5

9.4

7.7

9.0

8.4

9.0

9.8

6.7

p lan t w o r k e r s

8.9
7.7

1 0.7

6.3

7.1

(6)

6.2

6.2

6.4

(6)
7.3

(6)
1 0 .5

(6)
9.2

(6)
7 .5

(6)
6.0

N on m a n u fa ctu rin g :
O ffice

c le ric a l

E le ctro n ic

data p r o c e s s in g

In d u stria l n u rs e s
U n sk illed

See

____

._

___________________________________
__ _

D ian t w o r k e r s

footn otes

at

end. of

ta b les.

14

1976

to
1977

Table A-8. Weekly earnings of office workers—large establishments in Columbus, Ohio, October 1977
N um ber o f w o rk e rs re c e iv in g s tra ig h t-tim e w eek ly earn in gs o f—

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

W

l u.

workers

*

Av erage
weekly
hours1
(standard)

$
90

Mean 2

Middle range 2

Median2

$

$

t

*

$

$

$

*

$

%

$

S

%

$

S

s

1 --------- $

$

100

110

120

130

190

150

160

170

180

190

200

210

2 20

290

260

280

300

320

390

360

110

120

130

190

150

160

170

180

190

200

210

220

290

260

280

300

320

390

360

380

23
9

96

113

19 6

180

178

205

166

127

229

150

16

10

7

38

5 1

97

61

50

66

37

98

120

102

119
87

38

18

28

1

5

28
1

75
9

95

1 18

119

128

139

129

79

109

98

27

10

15

5

7
-

1
1
-

6

12

15

8

11

11

8

21

5

6

-

1

-

-

-

-

5

10

6

6

11

19

6

6

5

3

-

-

11

9

-

1
1
~

and
under
100

ALL

WORKERS
$

SE C R ETAR IE S

M ANUFACTURING

$

2 0 0 .5 0

1 9 9 .5 0

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

$
-

-

1

2 1 2 .5 0

2 1 2.0 0

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

-

-

1 .19 3

3 9 .5

1 9 2 .0 0

1 8 8 .5 0

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

-

-

1
-

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

111

9 0 .0

1 9 8.5 0

1 9 6 .0 0

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

-

-

-

2
-

-

-

-

3

1

-

4

10

20

25

21

31

25

27

66

26

27

31

1
-

-

2

5

8

18

9

6

7

27

13

19

22

“

-

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

NONM ANUFACTURING
R E T A IL

$

3 9 .5
90. 0

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

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

TRADE

1 .915
772

SE C R E TA R IE S .

CLASS

A

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

75

3 9 .5

2 3 8 .5 0

2 3 6.5 0

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

-

-

-

SE C R E T A R IE S .

CLASS

B

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

330

9 0 .0

2 2 3 .5 0

2 2 0.0 0

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

-

-

_

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

193

9 0 .0

2 2 5 .0 0

2 2 7 .0 0

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

-

-

M ANUFACTURING

187

3 9 .5

2 2 2 .0 0

2 1 5.5 0

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

-

-

-

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

29

9 0 .0

2 8 7 .0 0

2 8 7.0 0

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

-

-

-

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

770

3 9 .5

2 0 1 .5 0

1 9 8.0 0

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

-

-

-

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

9 03

9 0 .0

2 0 7 .0 0

2 0 0 .0 0

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

-

-

N O NH ANUFACTURING
P U B L IC

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

U T IL IT IE S

S E C R E T A R IE S .

CLASS

M ANUFACTURING

C

N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N 6 ------------------S E C R E TA R IE S .

CLASS

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

-

280

9 0 .0

CLASS

-

-

59
35

97

69

70

88

21

31

30

39

29

26

33

90

99

76

99

85

81

75

“

16

97

9

3

27
20

18

30

62

•

20

39

13

13

9

11

3

*

2

1

6

8

10

2

“

71

66

119

56

57

1

-

3

7

22

23

71

33

97

1

-

3

7

99

93

93

23

10

62

28

23

59

29

-

-

-

-

-

19

3

5

9

1 1

18

11

13

5

8

19

17

53

29

15

25

53

65

76

79

68

70

59

19

6

1

-

“

-

-

“

1 9 2 .0 0

2 0 0.0 0

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

-

1

12

15

12

22

12

12

16

2

36

39

90

16

39

5

-

3 9 .5

1 9 1.0 0

2 0 1 .5 0

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

-

1

12

19

11

18

10

12

7

2

17

39

32

13

36

2

-

9 0 .0

1 9 6 .0 0

1 9 6 .5 0

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

-

-

1

1

9

2

-

9

-

19

5

8

3

3

3

-------

62

3 9 .5

1 9 7.0 0

1 3 9.0 0

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

-

1

12

13

5

12

9

1

1

2

6

-

4

1

_

_

_

_

-

_

-

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

52

3 9 .5

1 9 2.5 0

1 3 0 .5 0

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

-

1

12

12

5

9

2

1

1

2

9

-

3

-

-

-

“

-

“

*

-

----------

218

4 0 .0

2 0 4 .5 0

-

_

-

“

9

11

30
13

39
34

36
29

15
13

39
36

5
2

_

-

15
6

_

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

8
8

_

2 0 5 .5 0

7
6

11

4 0 .0

2
2

10

170

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

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

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

-

-

*

60

3 9 .0

1 3 3.0 0

1 3 3 .0 0

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

-

-

13

12

19

15

5

1

-

-

-

-

-

-

995

3 9 .0

1 9 9 .5 0

1 3 3.5 0

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

-

89

100

77

98

26

31

11

6

i

25

19

10

16

9

3

5

i

7

89

68

31

9
17

15

79

8
90

37
6

16

8

1

~

24

7

7

6

9

8

6

9

1

1

-

“

29

~

16

46

99

39

26

19

27

10

5

i

29

8

8

-

-

-

15

92

95

29

25

13

15

7

1

~

29

7

“

~

“

“

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

GENERAL

SE N IO R

T Y P IS T S

98

3 9 .5

1 6 9.0 0

1 5 8 .0 0

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

-

27
-

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

397

3 9 .0

1 9 0.0 0

1 3 1 .0 0

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

-

27

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

61

3 9 .5

1 7 0 .0 0

1 5 9.0 0

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

-

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

A

B

268

3 9 .0

1 5 7.0 0

1 9 6 .0 0

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

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

223

3 9 .0

1 5 3.0 0

1 9 9.0 0

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

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

227

3 9 .0

_

-

-

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

N O NM ANUFACTURING

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

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

NONHANUFACTURING
CLASS

N O NM ANUFACTURING
CLASS

N O NM ANUFACTURING

_

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

N O NM ANUFACTURING

M ANUFACTURING

1
-

17

"

5

-

58

TRADE
CLASS

-

7

“

2

1

222

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

NO NH AN U FACTU R ING

CLERKS.

1

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

M ANUFACTURING

F IL E

-

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

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

CLERKS.

-

1 7 3 .0 0

TR AN S C R IB IN G -M A C H IN E

F IL E

-

2 1 2 .5 0

M ANU FA CTU R ING

CLERKS

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

1 7 3 .5 0

STENOGRAPHERS.

F IL E

1 9 5 .0 0

3 9 .0

M ANU FA CTU R ING

T Y P IS T S .

1 9 6.0 0
1 8 9.0 0

9 0 .0

STENOGRAPHERS.

T Y P IS T S .

3 9 .5
3 9 .5

192

M ANU FA CTU R ING

R E TA IL

367

521

9

12

I*
17

-

13

713

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

NONM ANUFACTURING

T Y P IS T S

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

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

NO NM ANUFACTURING
STENOGRAPHERS

D

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

M ANUFA CTU R ING

19

165

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

1 2 3 .0 0

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

53

3 9 .0

1 5 2 .0 0

1 9 5 .0 0

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

3 9 .0

1 2 3.5 0

1 3 0.0 0

1 2 0 .0 0

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

-

-

27

68

12

9

12

5

19
3

1 1

9

5

8

3

1
-

59

92

23

11

6

9

1

1

-

59

28

1

1

-

1
1
~

~

6

-

1

-

-

_

-

“

“

-

1
1

-

-

-

-

-

-

8

-

-

-

-

-

-

8

-

“

-

”

6

“

1

27

-

179

_

1

“

“
”
-

-

”

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

~

“

”

~

~

”

-

-

-

266

3 9 .0

1 3 5.0 0

1 1 9 .5 0

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

13

98

72

32

28

13

5

11

5

6

6

3

1

23

-

236

3 9 .0

1 3 6 .0 0

1 1 9 .0 0

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

10

92

68

27

21

12

9

11

3

5

6

3

1

23

-

-

“

-

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

156

3 9 .0

1 3 9.0 0

1 2 3 .0 0

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

9

11

55

21

23

10

9

9

3

9

2

1

-

9

-

_

-

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

135

3 9 .0

1 3 5.0 0

1 2 2 .0 0

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

1

9

52

17

18

9

3

9

2

3

2

1

-

9

-

-

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

70

3 8 .5

1 0 8.5 0

1 0 5.0 0

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

9

37

17

9

2

_

_

-

-

-

_

1

-

-

-

-

-

62

3 8 .5

1 0 7 .5 0

1 0 5.0 0

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

9

33

16

3

“

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

*

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

“

B

C

See footn otes at end o f ta b les.




15

1

Table A-8. Weekly earnings of office workers—large establishments in Columbus, Ohio, October 1977— Continued
N u m ber o f w o rk e rs re c e iv in g s tra ig h t-tim e w eek ly earn in gs o f—

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

Number
of
wodcen

%

A vera ge
weekly
hours1
(standard)

$

S

$

s

$

%

s

S

$

$

$

$

*

*

$

S

s

$

$

$

100

110

120

130

140

150

160

17 0

180

190

200

210

220

240

260

280

300

320

340

360

100

110

120

130

140

150

160

170

180

190

200

210

220

240

260

280

3 00

320

340

360

380

-

5

2

-

1

~

“

“

“

“

-

-

-

-

-

90
Mean2

Middle range 2

Median2

and
under

ALL WORKERS—
CUNT INKED
MESSENGERS -----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------------

$

$

110

3 9 .0

1 3 8 .5 0

1 2 5 .0 0

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

15

10

19

19

7

5

9

3

1

4

11

87

3 9 .0

1 3 4 .5 0

1 2 3.0 0

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

12

8

17

15

6

4

6

3

1

3

11

SWITCHBOARD OPERATORS ----------------

66

3 9 .5

1 6 1 .0 0

1 5 9.0 0

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

-

5

-

4

5

11

8

7

10

5

4

3

2

-

2

ACCOUNTING CLERKS -------------------------MANUFACTURING ---------------------------NONMANUFACTURING --------------------PU B LIC U T I L I T I E S ---------------R E T A I L TRADE -------------------------ACCOUNTING C L ERK S. CLASS A
MANUFACTURING ---------------------------NONMANUFACTURING --------------------PU B LIC U T I L I T I E S ---------------ACCOUNTING C LERK S. CLASS b
MANUFACTURING ---------------------------NONMANUFACTURING --------------------R E T A IL TRADE -------------------------PAYROLL CLERKS --------------------------------KEYPUNCH OPERATORS -----------------------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------------PU B LIC U T I L I T I E S ----------------R E T A I L TRADE -------------------------KEYPUNCH OPERATORS. CLASS A
MANUFACTURING ----------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------------KEYPUNCH OPER ATORS. CLASS B
MANUFACTURING ----------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ----------------------

$

$

569

3 9 .5

1 7 4 .5 0

1 6 0 .0 0

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

8

20

30

73

85

6 6

55

41

29

19

14

33

44

26

6

3

9

6

2

-

255

3 9 .5

1 8 0 .0 0

1 5 9.0 0

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

~

3

14

38

36

34

22

14

7

10

10

12

12

11

6

3

9

2

-

~

33

9

4

6
-

3 9 .5

1 7 0 .0 0

1 6 1 .5 0

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

32

15

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

4

1

27
-

21

2 3 6.0 0

49
-

22

2 2 0 .5 0

35
-

32

4 0 .0

5
~

16

53

6
14
~

7

3

1

4

21

12

-

-

-

~

148

4 0 .0

1 6 9 .0 0

1 6 5 .5 0

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

3

8

10

15

15

10

19

17

12

5

3

17

11

3

"

-

-

-

-

-

236

3 9 .5

1 9 9 .0 0

1 8 8 .5 0

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

-

-

-

5

13

25

29

23

14

14

8

10

13

35

26

3

2

8

6

2

-

-

-

7

17
8

21

17

11

1

4

6

7

12

11

8

6

3

13

4

4

6

23

15

3
-

2
-

8
-

6
-

2
-

~

i

3

17

12

-

-

-

-

"

-

316

139

3 9 .5

1 7 0 .5 0

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

97

3 9 .5

1 9 9.0 0
1 9 9.0 0

1 9 7 .0 0

4 0 .0

2 3 2 .0 0

2 3 8 .5 0

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

“
_

4

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

38

1

6

“

“

5

333

3 9 .5

1 4 8 .0 0

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

27

15

1 1

4

20

1

1

_

1 5 7.5 0

1 4 4.5 0

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

3

6

10

31

19

5

3

6

6

5

-

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

5

14

15

29

41

24

27

24

9

5

15

9

-

1
-

-

1 5 2 .0 0

1
-

-

1 5 7.0 0

3
-

-

3 9 .5

4
-

9
-

3

4 0 .0

37
13

32

116

-

-

-

119

4 0 .0

1 6 0 .5 0

1 6 0 .0 0

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

3

8

10

14

15

9

18

16

5

2

-

14

5

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

53

3 9 .5

1 8 5 .5 0

1 7 9 .5 0

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

-

-

-

-

4

2

8

7

7

-

7

3

10

3

-

1

1

-

-

-

-

531

3 9 .5

1 6 4 .0 0

1 5 5.0 0

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

-

6

30

37

71

92

53

54

54

29

29

20

9

12

26

1

1

4

3

-

-

8

23
48

41

24

22

27

10

4

6

3

4

16

1

1

4

3

51

29

32

27

19

25

14

6

8

10

-

-

-

-

-

-

1 5 7.0 0

198

3 9 .5

1 7 4.5 0

1 6 1 .5 0

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

333

3 9 .5

1 5 8.0 0

1 5 0 .0 0

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

38

4 0 .0

2 1 3 .5 0

2 0 9 .0 0

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

55

4 0 .0

1 6 2 .5 0

1 5 8 .0 0

3 9 .5

1 8 0.0 0

1 7 0.5 0

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

121

3 9 .5

1 8 8 .5 0

1 7 4 .5 0

6

-

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

262

8

5

8

6

i

7

10

1

5

16

3

5

3

4

7

2

4

1

“

“

-

_
-

2

13

37

32

43

47

20

13

14

4

5

26

_

1

6

14

15

26

7

2

6

3

4

16

7

18

28

21

13

11

8

1

i

35

58

55

2 1

11

7

9

16

6

5

7

17

26

10

1

3

2

-

-

29

28

41

29

1 1

7
4

7
-

6

6

14

6

5

7

1 7 3 .0 0

1 6 5.0 0

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

1 4 8 .5 0

1 4 0 .0 0

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

-

40. 0

1 5 3.0 0

1 4 6 .5 0

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

~

6
-

3 9 .5

1 4 7 .0 0

1 3 6 .0 0

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

-

6

1

16

1

_

_

-

-

-

-

-

“

-

3

3

-

-

3

10

30

“

3 9 .5

~

_

3

-

1

15
22

3 9 .5

-

60

4

141

192

29

60

~

269
77

1
29

25

-

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

-

20

_

-

217

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




-

_

“
_

_

_

1

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

1

1

1

-

1

1

-

-

-

Table A-9. Weekly earnings of professional and technical workers—large establishments
in Columbus, Ohio, October 1977
Weekly earning^^™
(standard)
Number
of
workers

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

Average
weekly
hours1
(standard)

N u m b e r o f w o r k e r s re c e iv in g s tr a ig h t - t im e w e e k ly earn ing s o f—

*

*

Mean 2

Median 2

Middle range 2

SYSTEMS

(B U S IN E S S ).
COMPUTER

39.5

$
345.50
360.00
345.00

i

i

S

*

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

377.00

373.00

334.00

332.00

282.50
266.50
287.00

290.00
268.50
294.00

249.50-318.00
230.50-298.00
255.50-321.00

99
74

39.5
39.5

312.50
318.00

319.00
322.50

298.00-334.50
311.00-335.00

130
101

39.5
39.5

269.50
277.50

276.50
280.50

249.50-294.00
259.00-297.50

298
121
177

39.5
39.5
39.5

229.00
229.50
229.00

230.00
216.50
238.50

109
54
55

40.0
40.0
39.5

264.50
266.00
263.00

131
52
79

39.5
39.5
39.5

216.00
209.50
220.50

----------

58

40.0

192.00

178.50

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

472
304
168
99

40.0
40. 0
40.0
40.0

237.50
219.00
271.50
238.50

233.50
219.00
251.50
245.50

121
81

40.0 287.00
40. 0 2 6 4 . 5 0

279.00
270.00

256.50-313.50
249.00-287.50

175
117
58

40.0
40.0
40.0

237.50
218.50
275.50

231.00
219.00
262.50

211.50-259.00
195.50-235.00
247.50-306.00

157
94
63
55

40.0
40.0
40.0
40.0

209.50
192.00
235.50
230.00

213.50
190.50
245.50
245.50

184.50-245.50
168.50-219.00
217.50-245.50
217.00-245.50

145
129

40.0
40.0

334.50
338.00

329.00
329.00

329.00-360.50
329.00-360.50

55

40.0

247.50

240.00

220.50-276.00

B

B

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

(B U S IN E S S )

—

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

PROGRAMMERS

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

PROGRAMMERS

M ANUFACTURING

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

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

N O N h ANU FAC TU R IN G

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

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 -----------------------------------------NONM ANUFACTURING

DRAFTERS.

CLASS

M AN U FA CTU R ING

CLASS

M AN U FA CTU R ING

A

E L E C TR O N IC S

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

B

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

C

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

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

U T IL IT IE S

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

T E C H N IC IA N S

M ANUFACTURING
R E G IS T E R E D

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

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

N O NM ANUFACTURING
P U B L IC

C

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

N O NM ANUFACTURING
DRAFTERS.

CLASS

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

U T IL IT IE S
CLASS

----------

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

N O NM ANUFACTURING

M AN U FA CTU R ING

B

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

OPERATORS.

M ANUFACTURING

CLASS

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

NO NM ANUFACTURING

DRAFTERS.

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

OPERATORS.

M AN U FA CTU R ING

P U B L IC

i

i

*

280

300

320

340

360

380

400

420

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

and

under

150

160

170

180

190

200

220

240

260

280

300

320

340

36 0

380

400

420

440

over

6

8

14

18

20

20

29

12

8

3

6

5

10

2

5

4

16

4

7

1

4

3

4

16

15

16

13

8

1

2

2

i

4

5

9

21

8

7

3

5

13

11

8

1
1

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

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

IN D U S T R IA L

2
-

1

2

-

-

2

7

14

32

50

35

1

-

3

4

5

29

-

-

2

1

2

11

7

7

6

1

6

1

3

3

18

26

25

39

29

36

11

2

-

-

2

6

5

12

24

30

15

3

2

5

2

6

18

29

9

3

440

1

1

-

-

1

4

1

-

1

_

_

_

_

2

1

NURSES

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

-

-

-

_

_

2

~

-

“

196.50-263.00
191.50-283.00
201.00-263.00

4

4

8

2

2

3
-

2

2

2

3

6

283.00
283.00
283.00

234.00-290.50
223.50-293.50
237.50-283.00

-

-

-

-

-

-

210.50
205.00
214.00

193.50-244.50
184.00-219.50
198.00-261.00

_

33

1 1

37

17

3
_

-

-

_

-

3

-

-

-

-

_

_

_

_

~

“

“

1

_

1

2

4

12

25

27

38

9

7

1

-

1

i

2

3

19

23

33

9

7

2

-

-

-

-

11

15

19

18

54

50

21

27

54

8

1

_

_

_

_

_

3

9

10

i i

28

9

8

3

31

i

1

-

-

-

-

-

1

8

6

9

7

26

41

13

24

23

7

*

-

-

-

-

-

-

2

1
-

2
1

12
9

15
5

52

_

_

_

_

_

29

7
-

_

3

-

_

_

_

_

_

1

1

1

3

10

1 1
5
6

6

1

3

23

7

-

-

-

-

-

-

10

2

1

1

2

1

1

“

1

1
1
-

_

_

_

_

_

_

_

_

_

_

_

_

12
-

3
-

3
-

4
-

_

_

-

-

3

4

-

-

"

-

-

-

-

2

-

-

2

161.00-238.50

4

4

1

5

6

10

4

*

23

-

200.00-265.00
187.50-251.00
238.50-307.50
225.00-247.50

9

2

12

7

10

17

32

27

63

79

80

47

23

30

12

9

1

7
-

10
-

15
2

29
3

25

49

58

12

11

2

14

21

33
47

31

2

16

11

19

10

12

3

“

2

3

2

13

19

44

11

2

-

2

-

-

-

1

12
-

-

1
-

17

12

42

12

3

1

9

7

19

4

3

21
_

1

2

2

8

5

23

8

7

21

3

“

-

3

2

-

-

5

_

_

_

-

-

-

1

-

-

-

3

1

7

7

17

29

15

16

7

9

3

3

4

_

_

-

-

-

3

1

7

7

17

21

12

11

2

*

-

-

"

-

-

5

3

_

_

_

_

_

2

8

12

13

32

37

30

16

3

14

2

8

12

12

30

30

13

10

2

7

17

6

3

14

5

3

-

-

-

-

-

33

2

5

_

-

_

_

-

_

-

_

2

5

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

1

1 1

6

8

9

12

24

30

1 1
-

6

8

7
2

17
14

12
-

12

21

3

3

12

9

30

-

-

-

3

-

11

9

30

-

-

-

-

-

-

“

“

”

-

-

-

-

-

_

-

-

See footnotes at end o f ta b les.




-

-

(B U S IN E S S ).

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

OPERATORS

COMPUTER

i

260

(B U S IN E S S ).

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

NONM ANUFACTURING

COMPUTER

t

240

313.00-355.00

39.5
40.0
39.5

COMPUTER

*

220

354.00-392.00

39.5

A

*

~%

200

313.00-375.50
290.00-379.00
315.00-369.00

61

CLASS

NONM ANUFACTURING

ORAFTERS

63

345.50
343.50

253
56
197

COMPUTER

COMPUTER

i
190

ANALYSTS

N O N h ANU FAC TU R IN G

CLASS

A

PROGRAMMERS

M ANUFACTURING

CLASS

*

180

ANALYSTS

CLASS

SYSTEMS

(B U S IN E S S ).
COMPUTER

39.5
39.5
39.5

s
f

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

N O NM ANUFACTURING

145
64
81

O
in

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

m m

ANALYSTS

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

M ANUFACTURING

COMPUTER

r
170

WORKERS

SYSTEMS

(B U S IN E S S )

i
160

and

140

ALL

*
150

-

$
130

COMPUTER

*
140

6

130
Under

17

-

2
-

-

->

-

3

2

2

-

_

_

9

22

62

-

50

2

-

“

-

-

-

9

6

62

-

50

9

12

10

6

3

9

-

-

1

-

-

-

-

“

“

“

-

-

-

Table A-10. Average weekly earnings of office, professional, and technical workers, by s e x large establishments in Columbus, Ohio, October 1977
S e x , 3 o c c u p a tio n , a n d in d u s t r y d iv is io n

Weekly

Weekly

hours
(standard)

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

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 UB L I C U T I L I T I E S ---------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 ------------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 -------------

1 .9 1 3

3 9 .5

$
2 0 0 .5 0

771

9 0 .0

2 1 3 .0 0

1 .1 9 2

3 9 .5

111
75

TYPISTS —

3 9 .5

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

9 0 .0

2 2 3 .5 0

193

9 0 .0

Weekly
hours
(standard)

Weekly
earnings*
(standard)

O F FI CE O C C U P A T I O N S NOMEN— CONTINUED

3 9 .5

222.00

26

9 0 .0

2 8 8 .5 0

769

3 9 .5

2 0 1 .5 0

902

9 0 .0
3 9 .5

1 9 6 .0 0

Weekly

Weekly

hours
(standard)

earnings3
(standard)

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

63

3 9 .5

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

521

3 9 .5

1 7 0 .0 0

229

9 0 .0

1 7 0 .5 0

1 6 2 .5 0

[CONTINUED

297

3 9 .5

1 6 9 .5 0

95

9 0 .0

2 2 9 .5 0

197

9 0 .0

1 6 9 .0 0

A C C O U N T I N G C LE RK 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 --------

206

3 9 .5

1 9 1 .5 0

A C C O U N T I N G C LE RK 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 ----------R E T A I L TRADE --------------

315

3 9 .5

1 5 6 .0 0

107

9 0 .0

1 5 5 .0 0

208

3 9 .5

C O M P U T E R P R O G R A M M E R S ( BU S I N E S S ) .
CL A SS B ---------------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G -----------------

1 5 6 .5 0

117

3 9 .5

1 8 5 .0 0

89

3 9 .5
9 0 .0

2 3 3 .0 0

3 9 .5
3 9 .5

2 7 5 .0 0

2 07

3 9 .5

2 3 9 .0 0

90

3 9 .5

2 3 6 .0 0

117

3 9 .5

2 3 3 .0 0

l

2 0 0 .5 0

39

C O M P U T E R O P E R A T O R S -----------------M A N U F A C T U R I N G --------------------N 0 N M A N U F A C T U R 1 N G -----------------

. 5 „

87

68

C O M P U T E R O PE R A T O R S .

C L A S S A ----

93

9 0 . 0

2 6 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 B ---N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G -----------------

99

3 9 .5

2 1 8 .0 0

58

3 9 .5

2 2 0 .5 0

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

399

9 0 .0

276

9 0 .0

2 2 1 .5 0

118

9 0 .0

2 8 3 .0 0

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

120

9 0 .0

2 8 7 .5 0

80

9 0 .0

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

162

2 0 7 .0 0

367

S e x , 3 o c c u p a tio n , a n d in d u s t r y d iv is io n

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

2 2 5 .0 0

186

713

3 9 .5

1 8 9 .0 0

192

9 0 .0

2 1 2 .5 0

521

3 9 .0

1 7 3 .5 0

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

T YP I ST 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 TRADE ----------------

9 0 .0

329

280

TRANSCRIBING-MACHINE

of
bikers

1 9 2 .0 0

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

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

amber

9 0 .0

1 9 2 .0 0

222

3 9 .5

1 9 1 .0 0

58

9 0 .0

1 9 6 .0 0

62

3 9 .5
3 9 .5

1 9 2 .5 0

9 0 .0

1 6 0 .5 0

523

3 9 .5

1 6 9 .0 0

KEYPUNCH OPERATORS. CLASS 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 -----------

257

3 9 .5

1 8 0 .0 0

119

3 9 .5

1 8 8 .5 0

138

3 9 .5

1 7 2 .5 0

196

3 9 .5

327

3 9 .5

1 5 8 .0 0

36

9 0 .0

2 1 3 .5 0

53

9 0 .0

218

9 0 .0

2 0 9 .5 0

170

9 0 .0

1 6 0 .5 0

60

3 9 .0

1 3 3 .0 0

992

3 9 .0

266

3 9 .5

1 9 9 .0 0

77

9 0 .0
3 9 .5

1 9 7 .5 0

1 9 9 .5 0

3 9 .5

1 9 0 .0 0

61

3 9 .5

1 7 0 .0 0

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

265

3 9 .0

1 5 7 .0 0

2 20

3 9 .0

1 5 3 .0 0

TY P IS TS . 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 -------------

227

3 9 .0

1 3 0 .0 0

53

3 9 .0

1 5 2 .0 0

179

3 9 .0

1 2 3 .5 0

2 7 6 .5 0

DR 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 ---------------------

109

9 0 .0

1 9 9 .0 0

80

9 0 .0

1 9 1 .5 0

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

195

9 0 .0

3 3 9 .5 0

129

9 0 .0

3 3 8 .0 0

72

3 9 .5

2 7 7 .0 0

57

3 9 .5

2 8 5 .0 0

91

3 9 .5

2 1 8 .0 0

60

9 0 .0

221.00

D R A F T E R S --------------------------------------------------------

78

9 0 .0

2 2 5 .0 0

53

2 3 0 .0 0

R E G I S T E R E D I N D U S T R I A L N U R S ES —

59

9 0 .0

1 6 9 .0 0

3 9 .0

2 1 7 .5 0

9 0 .0

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

297

3 9 .0

219

3 9 .0

1 3 6 .5 0

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

190

3 9 .0
3 9 .0

1 3 6 .0 0

3 8 .5

1 0 7 .0 0

COMPUTER SYSTEMS ANALYSTS
(BUSI NE SS ) --------------------------M 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 ----------------COMPUTER SYSTEMS ANALYSTS
(B US IN E S S ) . C L A S S A -------------

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

121

3 9 .5

55

3 9 .5

3 5 2 .0 0

66

3 9 .5

3 9 5 .5 0

57

3 9 .5

3 9 8 .5 0

3 7 8 .0 0

1 3 9 .5 0

121

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

FI LE

CL ERK S. C L A S S C ---------

1 3 9 .5 0

COMPUTER PROGRAMMERS (BUSINESS) —
N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G ----------------COMPUTER PROGRAMMERS (BUSINESS).
CLASS A ---------------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G -----------------

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




18

181

3 9 .5
3 9 .5

2 8 7 .5 0

COMPUTER O P E R A TO R S -----------------------------NONM ANUFACTURIN G ----------------------------

2 8 9 .5 0

190

COMPUTER PROGRAMMERS ( B U S I N E S S )
N ONM ANUFACTURlNG ----------------------------

79

3 9 .5

3 1 3 .5 0

58

3 9 .0

3 1 9 .5 0

o

98
399

2 3 7 .0 0

9 0 .0

53

1 5 3 .0 0

189

9 0 .0

109

D R A F T E R S . C L A S S C ---------------------------

2 0 5 .5 0

KEYPUNCH OPERATORS. CLASS B
M A N U F A C T U R I N G --------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G -----------

2 9 0 .0 0

1 7 9 .5 0

1 9 7 .0 0

52

118

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

O

SECRETARIESf

S e x , 3 o c c u p a tio n , a n d in d u s t r y d iv is io n

earnings*
(standard)

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

A vera ge
(m e a n 3)

A vera ge
( m e a n 2)

Avera ge
(m ea n ^ )

2 9 7 .5 0

Table A-11. Hourly earnings of maintenance, toolroom, and powerplant workers—large establishments
in Columbus, Ohio, October 1977
Hourly earnings *

N um ber o f w o rk e rs re c e iv in g stra ig h t-tim e hou rly earn in gs o f—
1
s
i
$
1
$
*
i
5
*
5
5.20

O c c u p a tio n and in d u s try d iv is io n

r and
under

M edian *

5.60

ALL

5.40

_

5.60 5.80

6.00

_

5.60

6.20

5.80

6.00

6.20

6.60

6.60

_

_

6.60

_

6.60

6.80 7.00

_

6.80

_

7.00

$

_

7.20

---------*---------S-------t ----------* ------ *---------s---------*---------S---------5---------S

7.60

7.20

7.60

7.60

7.80

7.80 8.00

8.20

8.60

8.60

8.80

9.00

9.20

9.60

_
7.60

8.00

8.20

8.60

8.60

8.80

9.00

9.20

9.60

9.60

WORKERS

$
MAINTENANCE

MANUFACTURING
MAINTENANCE

MAINTENANCE

MECHANICS

MANUFACTURING
MAINTENANCE
(MOTOR

-----------(MACHINERY)

-

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

7.78
7.59

7.66
7.66

7.167.12-

8.65
8.01

169
139

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

MACHINISTS

MANUFACTURING

32
31

376
292

E LECTRIC IANS

7.53
7.66

7.92
7.66

6.886.88-

8.07
8.07

6 05
322

7.65
7.33

6.96
6.96

6.766.76-

8.66
8.17

7
5

3
1
16
12

9
6

17
13

26
26

8
8

70
66

16
13

20
20

1
1

72
71

13
13

5

15

1

-

5
6

9
9

25
26
52
52

27
27

5
5

29
29

12
12

1

1
1

1
2
2

2
2

6

8

6d

-

-

9

1
63
63

MECHANICS

VEHICLES)

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

PUBLIC

9.08

2

8 .2 3 -

9.08

2

9.08

8 .6 5 -

9.08

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

83

8.31

8 . 70

7 .08 -

9.18

-

-

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

80

8.39

8.96

7 .6 3 -

9.18

-

“
-

1

------

58

8.26

8 . 56

7 .11 -

9.18

-

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

56

8.37

8.59

7 .63 -

9.18

102

8.26

8.66

7 .66 -

9.28

-

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

102

8.26

8 . 66

7 .66 -

9.28

-

-

-

-

_

i

_

-

_

186

8.23

8 . 23

7 .63 -

9.26

1

159

8.63

8.46

8 .1 6 -

9.26

_

i

-

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

575
571

8.68
8.68

9 . 16
9.14

8 .18 8 .1 8 -

9.65
9.45

-

20
20

_

*

3

_

7
7

5

6

i

i

3

1

6

6

-•

3

1

2

13

23

-

-

-

_

-

8

-

-

“

1

3

16

~

-

-

4

2

-

6

2

“

-

-

-

-

35

-

28

7

-

9

8

9

-

8

10

1

10
-

26

1

26

5
-

-

60

-

-

60
-

1

“

68
68
68

1

25

-

25
-

-

“

36

-

36

“

3

8

16

5

8

16

5

1

6

12

2

21

23

11

-

1

15

56

6

12

-

19

22

11

-

1

15

56

6

2

1

4

1

12

4
4

“

1

-

36

4
~

3

8

5

5

“

6

4
_

23

-

“

16

5

*

“

2

i

5

-

1

4

60

62

22

80

-

-

-

66

85

193

~

1

4

5
5

3

5

3
3

5

1

5

3

39

39

22

80

-

-

-

66

85

193

9
4

8

_

i

16

9

4

i

2

17

2

7

1

-

17

2

-

8

-

15

7

i

-

2

17

-

7

1

-

17

2

-

7.7 1

7.60

7 .13 -

8.56

-

_

_

_

2

-

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

81

7.87

8.03

7 .13-

8.59

-

-

-

-

-

-




6

-

98

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

-

13

~

4
-

-

8
8

-

_

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

ENGINEERS

MANUFACTURING

(TOOLROOM)

-

i

-

O PERA TO RS

MANUFACTURING

2

-

-

_

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

MACHINE-TOOL

2

-

1

“

MANUFACTURING

WORKERS

-

-■

-•

_

2
~

-

“

SHEET-METAL

MANUFACTURING
MILLURIGHTS

-

7 .5 8 -

8.65

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

MAINTENANCE

-

1

8 . 58

8 .72

PIPEFITTERS

MANUFACTURING

1

8.22
8.69

85

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

U TILITIES

MAINTENANCE

186
135

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

NONMANUFACTURING

STATIONARY

1
1

5
5

18
15

Table A-12. Hourly earnings of material movement and custodial workers—large establishments
in Columbus, Ohio, October 1977
N u m b e r o f w o r k e r s re c e iv in g s tr a ig h t - t im e h o u r ly e a rn in g s of—
$
$
$
$
$
$
$
$
$
*
i

Hourly eamings 4

O c c u p a tio n and in d u s try d iv is io n

Number
of
workers

2.20
Mean 2

Median2

Middle range 2

ALL

-------

54

6.62

6.36

6. 3 6 -

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

225
222

7.99
7.99

7.86
7.86

7.867.86-

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

90

7.76

8.60

7.17-

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

5.75
5.43

6.25
5. 20

5.204.87-

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

135

5.82

6.28

5.41-

6.28

-

-

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

290
124
166
66

5.56
5.34
5.72
6.90

6.00
5. 26
6.05
6.74

4.304.195.016.50-

6.63
6.22
6.74
7.81

_

_

-

-

433
328

5.91
6.00

5.52
5.52

5.345.52-

6.75
6.75

178
161

6.35
6.57

6.77
6.77

5.915.91-

7.67
7.69

_

652
329

5.56
5.71

5.64
5.64

5. 1 0 5.64-

5.86
6.19

_

654
552

6.15
6.07

6.22
5.77

5.525.40-

5.66
6.00
4.97

5.62
6. 45
5. 14

4.794.904.25-

6.45
6.56
5.43

_

_

_

-

-

-

-

-

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

201
134
67

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

122

6.24

6.45

5.02-

6.61

-

-

272

5.46

5. 09

4.58-

6.57

-

-

-

1

_

_

_

_

-

1

CLERKS

CLERKS

U TILITIES

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

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

PACKERS

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

HANDLING

MANUFACTURING

LABORERS

AND

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

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

WATCHMEN

MANUFACTURING

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

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

NONMANUFACTURING
g u a r d s

-----------

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

OPERATORS

MANUFACTURING
GUARDS

3.20

3.40

7.40

7.80 8.20

6.20

6.60

7.00

7.40

7.80

8.20

8,60

9.00

14
13
1
-

23
23
-

3
1
2
-

89
81
8
-

3
3
-

134
134
134

94
1
93
93

64
64
-

3

23

3.60

3.80

4.00

4.20

4.60

5.00

5.40

5.80

5
5
3

9
5
4
3

23
23
-

2

*

s

5

8.60

9.00

MANUFACTURING

PORTERS.

MANUFACTURING

AND
:

PUBLIC

U TILITIES

R E TA IL

TRAOE

3

2
2
2

3

-

-

-

2

2

-

131

65

18

-

3

”

~

“

2

“

“

131

64

18

“

4

16

-

-

-

8

-

2

14

46

-

4

3

12

29

3

6

51

4

5

_

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

1
1
-

-

3

_

15
-

7
1

15

_

1

6

_

-

3

11

26

3

6

3

4

5

-

1

2

4

-

2

3

9

1C

9

2

82

9

-

-

1

-

3
-

20
20

3
-

15
15

30
22

6
1

12
3

25
3

13
~

52
38

59
14

-

25
4

“

3

1

“

3

“

8

5

9

22

14

45

1

21

2

13
2

2
2
-

2

-

13

26

-

-

21

-

-

1
-

_

1
-

_

-

"

10

2
2

_

1

1
~

3

1

3
-»

_

3

_

1

36

111

1

51

109

-

51

14

36

111

1

51

109

-

1

7

7

15

6

5

37

3

25

24

46

6

6

6

5

37

3

25

24

46

39

43

36

62

239

100

52

4

22

36

1

-

-

-

22

6

24

166

9

51

4

22

4

1

-

-

-

11

43

211

4 1

180

26

5

1 17

-

-

2

18

1

_

13

28

18

1

_

1

"

20

_

_

4

12

3

_

6

5
5

5

8

43

210

41

115

26

5

84

-

-

2

30

23

-

~

-

-

-

-

“

“

-

-

-

3
-

5

52

3

1

27

1

-

-

1

2

19

9

15
-

13

12

11

46

3

1

27

1

-

-

4

4

11

14

15

2

6

~

~

“

~

“

19

9

-

11

46

3

1

27

1

-

-

-

52

-

-

-

-

-

4

-

-

-

-

16

6

~

1

3

4

3

2

~

-

-

-

-

-

1

2

-

8

-

_

_

1

2

~

CLEANERS:

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

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

1

-

2
2

:

JANIT ORS.

i

7.00

TRUCK

MANUFACTURING

FORKLIFT

5

6.60

_

6.55
6.55

TRUCK

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

HEAVY

MANUFACTURING

MATERIAL

_

4.60 5.00

TRUCK

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

SH IPPIN G

i

6.20

4.20

6. 28
5.91

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

TRAILER)

MANUFACTURING

FIL LE R S

* $

5.80

4.00

8.60

117
64

TRUCKDRIVERS.

WAREHOUSEMEN

$

5.40

3.80

8.48
8.48

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

NONMANUFACTURING

THAN

i

3.60

8.20

TRADE

(TRAILER)

3.20

$
8.48
7.07
8.48
8.48

HEAVY

ORDER

3.00

$
7.076.017.867.86-

TRUCKDRIVERS.

PUBLIC

2.80

3.00

_

$
7.86
7.07
7.86
7.86

MEDI UM

RECEIVING

2.60

_

$
7.54
6.62
7.89
7.96

TRUCKDRIVERS.

SH IPPIN G

_

2.80

470
130
340
237

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

NONMANUFACTURING

(OTHER

_

2.60

WORKERS

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

MANUFACTURING
RETA IL

2.40

3.40

6
3
3
3

and
under
2.40

TRUCKDRIVERS

i

$

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

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

109
71

4.66
4.31

4.71
4. 20

4.283.13-

4.71
4.90

-

16

See footn otes at end o f ta b les.




20

9
3

i

-

26

39

54

34

10

-

47

-

_

_

6

16

57

8

7

4

1

11

12

-

13
-

-

-

9




Table A-13. Average hourly earnings of maintenance, toolroom,
powerplant, material movement, and custodial workers, by sexlarge establishments in Columbus, Ohio, October 1977
Sex, 3 occupation, and industry division

Number
of
workers

Average
(mean2 )
hourly
earnings4

Sex, 3 occupation, and industry division

Average
Number (mean*)
of
hourly
workers earnings 4

MATERIAL MOVEMENT ANO CUSTOOIAL
OCCUPATIONS - HEN— CONTINUED

HA I NT ENA NCE• TOOLROOM* AND
POyERPLA NT OCCUPATIONS - MEN
$
7.78
7.59

MAINTENANCE ELECTRICIANS ----------MANUFACTURING --------------------

374
292

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

199
139

7.53
7.46

MAINTENANCE MECHANICS (MACHINERY) MANUFACTURING --------------------

405
322

7.45
7.33

MAINTENANCE MECHANICS
(MOTOR VEHICLES) ------------------NONMANUFACTURING ----------------PUBLIC UTILITIES ---------------

184
1 33
85

8.22
8.49
8.72

MAINTENANCE PIPEFITTERS -----------MANUFACTURING --------------------

83
80

8.31
8.39

MAINTENANCE SHEET-METAL UORKERS --MANUFACTURING --------------------

5b
54

8.26
8.37

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

102
102

8.24
8.24

MACHINE-TOOL OPERATORS (TOOLROOM) MANUFACTURING --------------------

184
159

8.23
8.43

TOOL AND OIE MAKERS ----------------MANUFACTURING --------------------

b ib
571

8.68
8.68

9tt
81

7.71
7.87

TRUCKO RIVERS - CONTINUED
TRUCKORIVERS* HEAVY TRUCK
(OTHER THAN TRAILER) -----------SHIPPING CLERKS ---------------------MANUFACTURING --------------------

90

$
7.76

112
60

5.80
5.49

RECEIVING CLERKS --------------------

STATIONARY ENGINEERS ---------------MANUFACTURING --------------------

111

5.83

WAREHOUSEMEN ------------------------MANUFACTURING -------------------NONMANUFACTURING ----------------PUBLIC UTILITIES ---------------

260
100
160
61

5.71
5.71
5.71
6.91

ORDER FILLERS -----------------------MANUFACTURING --------------------

299
242

6.07
5.86

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

150
150

6.66
6.66

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

598
322

5.57
5.71

FORKLIFT OPERATORS -----------------MANUFACTURING --------------------

653
552

6.15
6.07

GUAROS ANO WATCHMEN ----------------MANUFACTURING --------------------

194
133
61

5.66
5.99
4.95

121

6.22

183

5.26

39
63

4.82
4.30

NONMANUFACTURING

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

guards:

MANUFACTURING -------------------MATERIAL MOVEMENT AND CUSTODIAL
OCCUPATIONS - MEN

JANITORS* PORTERS* ANO CLEANERS:
MANUFACTURING -------------------NONMANUFACTURING:
PUBLIC UTILITIES --------------RETAIL TRADE -------------------

TRUCKORIVERS ----------------MANUFACTURING -----------NONMANUFACTURING --------RETAIL TRAOE -----------

470
130
340
2 37

7.54
6.62
7.89
7.96

TRUCKORIVERS* MEDIUM TRUCK

54

6.62

ORDER F I L L E R S ----------------- -------

134

5.53

7.99
7.99

JANITORS. PORTERS. ANO CLEANERS --MANUFACTURING -------------------NONMANUFACTURING -----------------

284
89
195

4.15
5.88
3.36

TRUCKORIVERS* HEAVY TRUCK
(TRAILER) ----------------NONMANUFACTURING --------See footnotes at end of tables,

225
222

MATERIAL MOVEMENT AND CUSTODIAL
OCCUPATIONS - WOMEN

Footnotes

1 Standard hours r e f l e c t the w o r k w e e k f o r w h ich e m p l o y e e s r e c e i v e
t h e i r r e g u l a r s t r a i g h t - t i m e s a l a r i e s ( e x c l u s i v e o f pay f o r o v e r t i m e at
r e g u l a r and/or p r e m i u m r a t e s ) , and the e a r n in g s c o r r e s p o n d to th ese
w e e k l y hours.
2 T h e m e a n is com puted f o r eac h jo b b y to talin g the e arn in g s o f all
w o r k e r s and div id in g by the nu m b e r o f w o r k e r s .
T h e m ed ian d esignate s
p os itio n — ha lf o f the w o r k e r s r e c e i v e the s am e o r m o r e and h a lf r e c e i v e
the s a m e o r l e s s than the rate shown. T h e m id d l e rang e is defin ed by two
r ate s o f pay: a fourth o f the w o r k e r s e arn the s am e o r le s s than the l o w e r
o f th es e r ate s and a fourth e arn the s am e o r m o r e than the h ig h e r ra te .




3 E a r n in g s data r e l a te only to w o r k e r s wh ose sex id e n tific ation was
p r o v i d e d by the e s tab li s h m en t,
4 E xc lu d e s p r e m i u m pay f o r o v e r t i m e and f o r w o r k on w eek en d s,
h o lid a y s , and late shifts.
5 E s t i m a t e s f o r p e r i o d s ending p r i o r to 1976 r e l a te to m en only f o r
s k i l l e d m ainte n ance and unskilled plant w o r k e r s . A l l oth e r e s tim a te s r e la te
to m en and w o m e n ,
6 Data do not m e e t p ublic ation c r i t e r i a o r data not ava ila b le .

22

Appendix A.
Scope and Method
of Survey
Data on a r e a w a g e s and r ela te d benefits a r e obtained by p e rs o n a l
v i s i t s o f Bureau f i e l d r e p r e s e n t a t i v e s at 3 - y e a r i n t e r v a l s .
In eac h o f the
i n ter v e n in g y e a r s , in fo rm a tio n on e m p lo y m e n t and occupational e arnings is
c o l l e c t e d by a com bination o f p e r s o n a l v i s i t , m a i l qu e s tio n n a ire , and t e l e ­
phone i n t e r v i e w f r o m es tab li s hm en ts p a r tic ip a tin g in the p r e v i o u s s urve y .
In each o f the 74 1 a r e a s c u r r e n t l y s u r ve y e d , data a r e obtained f r o m
r e p r e s e n t a t i v e es tab li s h m en ts with in s ix b ro ad in d us try d iv is io n s : M a n u fa c ­
turing; trans p ortatio n, com munication, and other public u ti l i t ie s ; w h o le s a le
tr a d e ; r e t a i l trad e ; finan ce, insurance , and r e a l e sta te ; and s e r v i c e s . M a j o r
ind us try gro up s excluded f r o m these studies a r e g o v e r n m e n t op e ration s and
the c on structio n and e x t r a c t i v e in d u s trie s . E s ta b lis h m e n ts having f e w e r than
a p r e s c r i b e d nu m b er o f w o r k e r s a r e om it te d b ecause o f in s u ffic ie n t e m p l o y ­
m ent in the occ up ations studied. Separate tabulations a r e p r o v i d e d f o r each
o f the b ro ad in d us try d iv isio n s which m e e t public ation c r i t e r i a .
T h e s e s u r v e y s a r e conducted on a sam ple b a s is .
The sam pling
p r o c e d u r e s in v o l v e d etail ed s tr a tif ic a tio n o f a l l es tab lis h m en ts within the
scope o f an in dividual a r e a s u r v e y by in d ustr y and number o f e m p l o y e e s .
F r o m this s t r a t i f i e d u n i v e r s e a p r o b a b i l i ty sam ple is se lec te d , with each
e s ta b lis h m en t having a p r e d e t e r m i n e d chance o f s e le c tio n . T o obtain op tim um
a c c u r a c y at m in im u m cost, a g r e a t e r p r o p o r ti o n o f l a r g e than s m a l l e s t a b ­
lis h m e n ts is s e le c te d .
When data a r e com bined, each e s ta b lis h m en t is
w e ig h te d a c c o r d in g to its p r o b a b i l i ty o f se lec tio n , so that unbiased e s tim a te s
a r e g e n e ra t e d . F o r e xam p le , i f one out o f fou r es tab li s hm en ts is s e lec te d ,
it is g iv e n a w e ig h t of 4 to r e p r e s e n t i t s e l f plus th re e oth e rs . An alte rnate
o f the s am e o r i g i n a l p r o b a b i l i t y is chosen in the sam e i n d u s t r y - s i z e c l a s s i ­
f ic a tio n i f data a r e not a v a ila b le f r o m the o r i g i n a l sam ple m e m b e r .
I f no
suitable substitute is a v a ila b le , addition al w eig ht is a ssign ed to a sam ple
m e m b e r that is s i m i l a r to the m i s s i n g unit.
Occup ations and earnin gs
O ccup ations s e le c te d f o r study a r e c om m o n to a v a r i e t y o f m a n u f a c ­
turing and nonm anufacturin g in d ustr ie s, and a r e o f the fo llo w in g ty p es : (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 techn ic al; (3) maintenance, t o o lr o o m ,
and p ow erp lant; and (4) m a t e r i a l m o v e m e n t and cu sto dial.
Occupational
c l a s s i f i c a t io n is based on a u n ifo rm set of jo b d e s c r ip tio n s d e sig n e d to take
account o f i n t e r e s ta b lis h m e n t v a r i a t i o n in duties within the sam e job.
Occupations s e l e c te d f o r study a r e l is te d and d e s c r i b e d in appendix B.
1 Included in the 74 areas are 4 studies conducted by the Bureau under contract. These areas are Akron,
Ohio; Birmingham, A la .; Norfolk—Virginia Beach—Portsmouth and Newport News—Hampton, Va. —N. C .; and
Syracuse, N.Y. In addition, the Bureau conducts more limited area studies in approximately 100 areas at the
request of the Employment Standards Administration of the U. S. Department of Labor.




U n les s o t h e r w i s e indicated, the e arn in g s data f ollo w in g the job
t itle s a r e f o r a ll ind ustries com b ined .
E a r n in g s data f o r som e o f the
occ up ations li s t e d and d e s c r ib e d , o r f o r s om e in d ustr y d iv isio n s within the
scope of the s u r ve y , a r e not p re s e n te d in the A - s e r i e s tables because
e i th e r (1) e m p lo y m e n t in the occupation is too s m a l l to p r o v id e enough data
to m e r i t p re s e nta tion , o r (2) th er e is p o s s i b i l i t y o f d i s c l o s u r e of individual
e s ta b lis h m en t data. Separate m e n 's and w o m e n 's earnings data a r e not
p r e s e n te d when the nu m b er o f w o r k e r s not id e n tifie d by s e x 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 id e n tifie d in an occupation.
E arning s data
not shown s e p a r a t e l y f o r in d ustr y d iv is io n s a r e included in data f o r a ll
in d ustrie s com bin ed.
L i k e w i s e , f o r occupations with m o r e than one l e v e l ,
data a r e included in the o v e r a l l c l a s s i f i c a t io n when a s u b c las sific atio n is
not shown o r i n fo rm a tio n to s u b c l a s s i f y is not a v a ila b le .

Occupational e m p lo y m e n t and earnings data a r e shown f o r f u l l - t i m e
w o r k e r s , i .e ., those h i r e d to w o r k a r e g u l a r w e e k l y schedule.
E arn in g s
data exc lude p r e m i u m pay f o r o v e r t i m e and f o r w o rk on weekends, ho lid ays,
and late shif ts .
Nonproduction bonuses a r e exclud ed, but c o s t - o f - l i v i n g
allo w a n c e s and in c e n tive bonuses a r e included. W e e k l y hours f o r o f f i c e
c l e r i c a l and p r o f e s s i o n a l and te c h n ica l occupations r e f e r to the standard
w o r k w e e k (rounded to the n e a r e s t h a lf hour) f o r which e m p lo y e e s r e c e i v e
r e g u l a r s t r a i g h t - t i m e s a l a r i e s (e x c l u s i v e o f pay f o r o v e r t i m e at r e g u la r
and/or p r e m i u m r a t e s ) . A v e r a g e w e e k l y earnin gs f o r th ese occupations are
rounded to the n e a r e s t h a lf d o l l a r . V e r t i c a l lin e s within the dis tribution o f
w o r k e r s on s om e A - t a b l e s indicate a change in the s ize o f the c lass i n t e r v a l s .

T h e s e s u r v e y s m e a s u r e the l e v e l o f occup ational earnin gs in an a r e a
at a p a r t i c u l a r t im e . C o m p a r is o n s o f individual occupational a v e r a g e s o v e r
tim e m a y not r e f l e c t exp e c te d w ag e chan ges. The a v e r a g e s f o r individual jobs
a r e a f f e c t e d by changes in w a g e s and e m p lo y m e n t p atterns.
F o r e xam p le ,
p r o p o r tio n s o f w o r k e r s e m p lo y e d by h ig h - o r l o w - w a g e f i r m s m a y change, o r
h ig h - w a g e w o r k e r s m a y ad vance to b e tte r jobs and be r ep laced by new
w o r k e r s at l o w e r ra te s . Such shifts in e m p lo y m e n t could d e c r e a s e an o c c u ­
pational a v e r a g e e ven though m o s t es tab lis h m en ts in an a r e a i n c r e a s e wag e s
during the y e a r . Changes in earnin gs o f occupational gro up s, shown in table
A - 7 , a r e b e tte r in d ic a to rs o f w ag e tr end s than a r e e arnings changes f o r
individual jobs within the gro ups.

A v e r a g e e a r n in g s r e f l e c t c o m p o s ite , a r e a w i d e e s tim a te s . In dustr ies
and es tab lis h m en ts d i f f e r in p ay l e v e l and job staffing, and thus con tribute
d i f f e r e n t l y to the e s t im a te s f o r eac h job . P a y a v e r a g e s m a y f a i l to r e f l e c t
a c c u r a t e l y the w a g e d i f f e r e n t i a l am ong jobs in individual e s tab lishm en ts.

A v e r a g e p ay l e v e l s f o r m en and w o m e n in s e l e c t e d occ up ations should
not be assum ed to r e f l e c t d i f f e r e n c e s in p ay o f the s e x e s within individual
e s ta b lis h m e n ts .
F a c t o r s which m a y con tribut e to d i f f e r e n c e s include p r o ­
g r e s s i o n within e s ta b lis h e d rate ra nges (on ly the rate s paid incumbents a r e
c o l l e c t e d ) and p e r f o r m a n c e o f s p e c i f i c duties within the g e n e r a l s u r v e y job
d e s c r i p t i o n s . Job d e s c r i p ti o n s used to c l a s s i f y e m p l o y e e s in th ese s u r ve y s
u s u a lly a r e m o r e g e n e r a l i z e d than those used in indiv id ual es tab lis hm en ts
and a llo w f o r m i n o r d i f f e r e n c e s amon g e s ta b lis h m en ts in s p e c i f i c duties
pe r f o r m e d .

E l e c t r o n i c data p r o c e s s i n g

Sk ille d m ainte n ance

C o m p u te r s y s te m s
a n alysts , c l a s s e s
A , B, and C
C o m p u te r p r o g r a m m e r s ,
c l a s s e s A , B, and C
C om p u te r o p e r a t o r s ,
c l a s s e s A , B, and C

Carpenters
E lectrician s
Painters
M ac h in ists
M e c h a n ic s ( m a c h i n e r y )
M e ch a n ic s ( m o t o r v e h i c l e )
Pip efitters
T o o l and die m a k e r s

O ccupation al e m p lo y m e n t e s t im a te s r e p r e s e n t the to tal in a l l e s t a b ­
lis h m e n ts with in the scop e o f the study and not the number ac tu a lly s u r ve y e d .
Becau se occupational str u c tu res am ong e s ta b lis h m en ts d i f f e r , e s t im a te s of
occupational e m p lo y m e n t obtained f r o m the sam ple o f es tab lis hm en ts studied
s e r v e o n ly to in dicate the r e l a t i v e i m p o rt a n c e o f the jobs studied.
These
d i f f e r e n c e s in occup ational s tructure do not a f f e c t m a t e r i a l l y the a c c u r a c y of
the e arn in g s data.

In d u s tr ia l nu rs e s

U n s k ille d plant

R e g i s t e r e d in d u s tr ial
n u rs e s

J an itors , p o r t e r s , and
cleaners
M a t e r i a l handling l a b o r e r s

W a g e tre nd s f o r s e l e c t e d occupational gro up s
The p e r c e n t i n c r e a s e s p r e s e n t e d in table A - 7 a r e based on changes
in a v e r a g e h o u r ly e a r n in g s o f m en and w o m e n in es tab lis h m en ts r e p o r tin g the
trend jobs in both the c u r r e n t and p r e v i o u s y e a r (m atc hed e s ta b lis h m e n ts ).
T h e data a r e adjusted to r e m o v e the e f f e c t s on a v e r a g e earnings o f e m p l o y ­
men t shifts among e s ta b lis h m en ts and t u r n o v e r o f e s tab li s h m en ts included
in s u r v e y s a m p le s .
The p e r c e n t i n c r e a s e s , h o w e v e r , a r e s t i l l a f f e c t e d by
f a c t o r s other than w ag e i n c r e a s e s . H i r i n g s , l a y o f f s , and tu r n o v e r m a y a f f e c t
an e s ta b lis h m e n t a v e r a g e f o r an occupation when w o r k e r s a r e paid un der plans
p r o v id in g a range o f w ag e rate s f o r indiv id ual jo b s . In p e r io d s o f i n c r e a s e d
h ir in g , f o r e x a m p le , ne w e m p l o y e e s m a y e n te r at the b ott om o f the range,
d e p r e s s i n g the a v e r a g e without a change in w ag e ra te s .
The p e r c e n t changes r e la te to w ag e changes b etw een the indicated
date s. When the ti m e span betw een s u r v e y s is oth e r than 12 months, annual
rate s a r e shown.
(it is assum ed that w a g e s i n c r e a s e at a constant rate
b etw een s u r v e y s .)

P e r c e n t changes f o r individual a r e a s in the p r o g r a m a r e computed
as f o l l o w s :
1. A v e r a g e e a r n in g s a r e com pute d f o r each occup ation f o r
the 2 y e a r s being c o m p a r e d . The a v e r a g e s a r e d e r i v e d
f r o m e a r n in g s in th ose e s ta b lis h m en ts wh ich a r e in
the s u r v e y both y e a r s ; it is as s u m ed that e m p lo y m e n t
rem a in s unchanged.
2.

E ac h occupation is a s s ig n e d a w e ig h t based on its p r o ­
p o r tio n a te e m p l o y m e n t in the occup atio nal gro up in the
base y e a r .

3.

T h e s e w e ig h ts a r e used to compute group a v e r a g e s .
E ach oc c u p atio n 's a v e r a g e e a r n in g s (com pute d in step 1)
is m u ltip lie d by its w e ig h t. The prod ucts a r e to tale d to
obtain a group a v e r a g e .

4.

The r a tio o f gro up a v e r a g e s f o r 2 c o n se c u tiv e y e a r s is
com puted b y d iv idin g the a v e r a g e f o r the c u r re n t y e a r 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 re s u lt— e x p r e s s e d
as a p e r c e n t— l e s s 100 is the p e r c e n t change.

O ccupation s used to compute w ag e tre nd s a r e :

O ffice c le r ic a l

O f f i c e c l e r i c a l — Continued

S ecreta ries
S te n o g ra p h e rs , g e n e r a l
S t e n o g ra p h e rs , s e n io r
Typists, classes
A and B
F ile c lerk s, classes A,
B, and C
M essengers
Sw itchb oard o p e r a t o r s

F o r a m o r e d e ta ile d d e s c r i p t i o n o f the m ethod used to compute th ese
w a g e tr e n d s , see " I m p r o v i n g A r e a W a g e S u r v e y In d e xe s , " M onthly L a b o r
R e v i e w , January 1973, pp. 52-57.

O r d e r c l e r k s , c la s s e s
A and B
Ac c oun tin g c l e r k s ,
c l a s s e s A and B
Bookke eping -m achin e
o p e r a t o r s , c la s s B
P a y ro ll clerks
Keypun ch o p e r a t o r s ,
c l a s s e s A and B




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 ry w a g e p r o v i s i o n s
Tabulations on s e l e c te d e s ta b lis h m e n t p r a c t i c e s and sup p lem enta ry
w a g e p r o v i s i o n s ( B - s e r i e s t a b le s ) a r e not p r e s e n t e d in this bulletin. I n f o r ­
m a tion f o r th ese tabulations is c o l l e c t e d at 3 - y e a r i n t e r v a l s .
T h e s e ta bu­
lations on m i n i m u m entran ce s a l a r i e s f o r in e x p e r i e n c e d o f f i c e w o r k e r s ; shift
d i f f e r e n t i a l s ; scheduled w e e k l y hours and day s; paid h o lid a y s ; paid vac atio n s ;
and health, insuran ce, and p ension plans a r e p r e s e n te d (in the B - s e r i e s ta b le s )
in p r e v i o u s bull etins f o r this a r e a .

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Appendix table 1. Establishments and workers within scope of survey and number studied
in Columbus, Ohio,1October 1977
In d u s tr y d iv is io n 2

M in im u m
e m p lo y m e n t
in e s ta b lis h ­
m e n ts in scope
o f stu d y

W o r k e rs in e s ta b lis h m e n ts

N u m b e r o f e s ta b lis h m e n ts
W ith in scope
o f s tu d y 1
3
*

W ith in scope o f stu d y 4
S tu d ie d

N um ber

P e rc e n t

S tu d ie d

ALL ESTABLISHMENTS
ALL DIVISIONS -------------------------------MANUFACTURING ------------------------------------NONHANUFACTURING --------------------------------TRANSPORTATION. COMMUNICATION. AND
OTHER PUBLIC U T I LITIES5 --------------------WHOLESALE TRADE6 ------------------------------RETAIL TRADE
---------------------------------------------------------------------FINANCE. INSURANCE. AND REAL ESTATE6 --------------SERVICES6 7--------------------------------------------------------------------------------

9 06

198

2 1 0 .8 9 0

100

1 1 9 .1 1 5

50

2 82
629

85
113

89 .9 9 0
1 2 0 .9 0 0

93
57

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

50
50
50
50
50

63
96
2 22
103
190

17
13
39
19
30

1 7 .8 6 6
8 .7 5 6
99 .0 7 7
2 0 .6 3 5
2 9 .5 6 6

8
9
23
10
12

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

71

58

1 0 2 .6 1 7

100

9 2 .3 3 7

5 00

90
31

31
27

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

51
49

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

5 00
5 00
5 00
5 00
5 00

5
1
15
6
9

5
1
11
6

1 0 .7 9 5
595
2 3 .5 0 9
9 .5 9 8
5 .9 5 2

ii
i
23
9
5

1 0 .7 9 5
5 95
2 0 .7 6 7
9 .5 9 8
5 .9 5 2

-

LARGE ESTABLISHMENTS
ALL DIVISIONS

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

MANUFACTURING --------------------------------------------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING -------------------------------------------------------------------TRANSPORTATION. COMMUNICATION. AND
OTHER PUBLIC UTILITIES5 -------------------------------------------WHOLESALE TRADE6 --------------------------------------------------------------RETAIL TRADE ---------------------------------------------------------------------FINANCE. INSURANCE. ANO REAL ESTATE6 ------SERVICES6 7---------------------------------------

-

4

1 T h e C o lu m b u s S ta n d a rd M e tr o p o lita n S ta tis tic a l A r e a , as d e fin e d b y th e
O ffic e o f M a n a g e m e n t a nd B u d g e t th ro u g h F e b r u a r y 1974, c o n s is ts o f D e la w a re ,
F a ir f ie ld , F r a n k lin , M a d is o n , and P ic k a w a y C o u n tie s . T h e "w o r k e r s w ith in scope
o f s tu d y " e s tim a te s sh o w n in th is ta b le p ro v id e a re a s o n a b ly a c c u ra te d e s c rip tio n
o f th e s iz e and c o m p o s itio n o f th e la b o r fo r c e in c lu d e d in th e s u rv e y . E s tim a te s
a re n o t in te n d e d , h o w e v e r, fo r c o m p a ris o n w ith o th e r e m p lo y m e n t in d e x e s to
m e a s u re e m p lo y m e n t tre n d s o r le v e ls s in c e (1 ) p la n n in g o f w a g e s u rv e y s r e q u ir e s
e s ta b lis h m e n t d a ta c o m p ile d c o n s id e ra b ly in a d va n c e o f th e p a y r o ll p e rio d s tu d ie d ,
and ( 2) s m a ll e s ta b lis h m e n ts a re e x c lu d e d f r o m th e scope o f th e s u rv e y .
* T h e 1972 e d itio n o f th e S ta n d a rd In d u s tr ia l C la s s ific a tio n M a n u a l w a s u sed
in c la s s ify in g e s ta b lis h m e n ts b y in d u s try d iv is io n . H o w e v e r, a ll g o v e rn m e n t o p e r ­
a tio n s a re e x c lu d e d fr o m th e scope o f th e s u rv e y .
3 In c lu d e s a ll e s ta b lis h m e n ts w ith to ta l e m p lo y m e n t a t o r a b ove th e m in im u m
lim it a t io n . A ll o u tle ts ( w ith in th e a re a ) o f c o m p a n ie s in in d u s trie s su ch as tra d e ,
fin a n c e , a u to r e p a ir s e r v ic e , and m o tio n p ic tu re th e a te r s a re c o n s id e re d a s 1
e s ta b lis h m e n t.
4 In c lu d e s a l l w o r k e r s in a ll e s ta b lis h m e n ts w ith to ta l e m p lo y m e n t ( w ith in
th e a re a ) a t o r a b ove th e m in im u m lim it a t io n .




5 A b b re v ia te d to "p u b lic u t i l it i e s " in th e A - s e r ie s ta b le s . T a x ic a b s and
s e rv ic e s in c id e n ta l to w a te r tr a n s p o r ta tio n a re e xc lu d e d . T h e lo c a l- t r a n s it s y s te m
f o r th e c ity o f C o lu m b u s is m u n ic ip a lly o p e ra te d and is e xc lu d e d b y d e fin itio n
f r o m th e scop e o f th e s tu d y.
6 T h is d iv is io n is re p re s e n te d in e s tim a te s fo r " a l l in d u s t r ie s " and "n o n m a n u fa c tu rin g " in th e A - s e r ie s ta b le s . S e p a ra te p re s e n ta tio n o f d a ta is n o t m ade
fo r one o r m o re o f th e fo llo w in g re a s o n s : (1 ) E m p lo y m e n t is to o s m a ll to p ro v id e
enough d a ta to m e r it s e p a ra te s tu d y , (2 ) th e s a m p le w a s n o t d e sig n e d in it ia l l y to
p e r m it s e p a ra te p r e s e n ta tio n , (3) re s p o n s e w a s in s u ffic ie n t o r in a d e q u a te to p e r m it
s e p a ra te p re s e n ta tio n , and (4) th e re is p o s s ib ility o f d is c lo s u r e o f in d iv id u a l e s ta b ­
lis h m e n t d a ta .
7 H o te ls and m o te ls ; la u n d rie s and o th e r p e rs o n a l s e r v ic e s ; b u s in e s s s e rv ic e s ;
a u to m o b ile r e p a ir , r e n ta l, a nd p a rk in g ; m o tio n p ic tu re s ; n o n p r o fit m e m b e rs h ip
o rg a n iz a tio n s (e x c lu d in g r e lig io u s and c h a r ita b le o rg a n iz a tio n s ); and e n g in e e rin g
and a r c h ite c tu r a l s e rv ic e s .

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Appendix B.
Occupational
Descriptions
The p r i m a r y pu rpo s e o f p r e p a r i n g job d e s c r ip tio n s f o r the B u ­
r e a u 's w a g e s u r v e y s is to a s s i s t its f i e l d s ta ff in c l a s s i f y i n g into a p p r o ­
p r i a t e occup ations w o r k e r s who a r e e m p lo ye d under a v a r i e t y o f p a y r o l l
ti t l e s and d i f fe r e n t w o r k a r r a n g e m e n ts f r o m es tab lis hm en t to e s t a b l i s h ­
ment and f r o m a r e a to a r e a .
This p e r m i t s the gro upin g o f occupational
w a g e rate s r e p r e s e n t i n g c o m p a r a b le job content.
B ec a u se o f this e m p h a ­
sis on in ter e stab li shm en t and i n t e r a r e a c o m p a r a b i l i t y o f occupational
content, the B u re a u 's jo b d e s c r i p ti o n s m a y d i f f e r s i g n ific a n tly f r o m th ose
in use in individual e s tab li s h m en ts o r th ose p r e p a r e d f o r other p u rpo s es .
In ap plying th es e jo b d e s c r i p t i o n s , the B u re a u 's f i e l d e c on o m is ts a r e
in str ucte d to exclude w o r k i n g s u p e r v i s o r s ; a p p r e n tic e s ; l e a r n e r s ; b e g i n ­
n e r s ; and p a r t - t i m e , t e m p o r a r y , and p r o b a t i o n a r y w o r k e r s .
Handicapped
w o r k e r s wh ose e arnin g s a r e reduced beca u s e o f t h e i r handicap a r e also
excluded.
T r a i n e e s a r e excluded f r o m the s u r v e y except f o r th ose r e ­
c e i v i n g o n - t h e - j o b t r a in in g in s om e o f the l o w e r l e v e l p r o f e s s i o n a l and
te c h n ic a l occupations.

Office
SECRETARY

S E C R E T A R Y — Continued

A s s i g n e d as p e r s o n a l s e c r e t a r y , n o r m a l l y to one individual.
M ain ­
tains a c l o s e and h ig hly r e s p o n s i v e r e la tio n s h ip to the d a y - t o - d a y w o r k o f the
su pervisor.
W o r k s f a i r l y independently r e c e i v i n g a m in im u m o f d e taile d
s u p e rv is io n and guidance.
P e r f o r m s v a r i e d c l e r i c a l and s e c r e t a r i a l duties,
usually including m o s t o f the f o l l o w i n g :

E x c lu s io n s

answers
p e rs o n s ;

a. R e c e i v e s te le p h on e c a l l s , p e r s o n a l c a l l e r s , and i n c o m in g m a i l ,
routine i n q u i r i e s , and route s t e c h n ic a l i n q u irie s to the p r o p e r

N ot a ll p os itio n s that a r e t i t l e d " s e c r e t a r y " p o s s e s s the above c h a r ­
acteristics.
E x a m p l e s o f p osit io ns wh ich a r e exclud ed f r o m the d efin ition a r e
as f o l l o w s :
a. P o s i t i o n s
d e s c r i b e d ab ove;
b.

b.
c.
instr ucte d;
d.

E stablishes,

m a in ta in s ,

and r e v i s e s the s u p e r v i s o r ' s f i l e s ;

do not

m eet

the " p e r s o n a l " s e c r e t a r y

concept

S t en o g ra p h e rs not f u l l y t r a in e d in s e c r e t a r i a l - t y p e duties;

c. S t en o g ra p h e rs s e r v i n g as o f f i c e a ssis tants to a gro up o f p r o f e s ­
t e c h n ic a l, o r m a n a g e r i a l p e r s o n s ;

M ain tain s the s u p e r v i s o r ' s c a le n d a r and m ak es appointments as

s io n al,

Relays m essa ges fr o m

d. S e c r e t a r y p os itio n s in w h ich the duties a r e e ith e r substantially
m o r e routine o r sub stantially m o r e c o m p l e x and r e s p o n s i b l e than th ose c h a r ­
a c t e r i z e d in the d efin ition ;

s u p e r v i s o r to sub or dinates;

e. R e v i e w s c o r r e s p o n d e n c e , m e m o r a n d a , and r e p o r t s p r e p a r e d by
ot h e rs f o r the s u p e r v i s o r ' s s ig n atu re to a s s u r e p r o c e d u r a l and ty p o g ra p h ic
accuracy;
f.

wh ich

P erform s

s te n o gr ap h ic and typing w o r k .

M a y als o p e r f o r m oth e r c l e r i c a l and s e c r e t a r i a l tasks o f c o m p a r a b le
nature and d i f fi c u l t y .
T h e w o r k t y p i c a l l y r e q u i r e s k n o w le d g e o f o f f i c e routine
and understanding o f the o r g a n i z a t i o n , p r o g r a m s , and p r o c e d u r e s r e la te d to
the w o r k o f the s u p e r v i s o r .




e. A s s i s t a n t - t y p e p o s itio n s wh ich i n v o l v e m o r e d iffic u lt o r m o r e
r e s p o n s i b l e t e c h n ic a l, a d m i n i s t r a t i v e , s u p e r v i s o r y , o r s p e c i a l i z e d c l e r i c a l
duties which a r e not t y p i c a l o f s e c r e t a r i a l w o r k .
NOTE:
T h e t e r m " c o r p o r a t e o f f i c e r , " used in the l e v e l defin ition s
f o l l o w i n g , r e f e r s to th o s e o f f i c i a l s who have a sign ifica n t c o r p o r a t e w i d e
p o lic y m a k in g r o l e w ith r e g a r d to m a j o r com p any a c t i v i t i e s .
The title " v ic e
p r e s i d e n t , " though n o r m a l l y in d ic a tiv e o f th is r o l e , does not in all c a s e s

S E C R E T A R Y — Continued
E x c l u s i o n s — Continued

id e ntify such p os itio n s .
V i c e p r e s id e n ts w h os e p r i m a r y r e s p o n s i b i l i t y is to
act p e r s o n a l l y on individual c as e s o r tr a n s a c tio n s ( e . g . . a p p ro v e o r deny
individual loan o r c r e d it ac tions; a d m i n i s te r in dividual tr ust accounts; d i r e c t l y
s u p e r v i s e a c l e r i c a l staff) a r e not c o n s i d e r e d to be " c o r p o r a t e o f f i c e r s " f o r
pu rpo s es o f applyin g the f o llo w in g l e v e l d e fi n i t i o n s .
C la s s A
1.
S e c r e t a r y to the c h air m an o f the board o r p re s id e n t o f a com pany
that e m p l o y s , in a ll , o v e r 100 but f e w e r than 5,000 p e r s o n s ; or
2.
S e c r e t a r y to a c o r p o r a t e o f f i c e r (o t h e r than the c h airm an o f the
b oard o r p r e s id e n t) o f a com pany that e m p l o y s , in a l l , o v e r
5,000 but f e w e r
than 25,000 p e r s o n s ; o r
3.
S e c r e t a r y to the head, i m m e d i a t e l y b e lo w the c o r p o r a t e o f f i c e r
l e v e l , o f a m a j o r s egm ent o r s u b s id ia ry o f a com pany that e m p l o y s , in all,
o v e r 25,000 p e r s o n s .
C la s s B

STENOGRAPHER
P r i m a r y duty is to take d icta tion using shorthand, and to t r a n s c r i b e
the dictatio n.
M a y also typ e f r o m w r i t t e n copy.
M ay operate fro m a steno­
grap h ic pool.
M ay occasion ally tra n scribe fr o m voice recordings (if p rim a r y
duty is t r a n s c r i b i n g f r o m r e c o r d i n g s , see T r a n s c r i b i n g - M a c h i n e T y p i s t ) .
N O T E : This job is d istinguis hed f r o m that o f a s e c r e t a r y in that a
s e c r e t a r y n o r m a l l y w o r k s in a c o n fid e n tia l re la tio n s h ip with only one m an ag e r
o r e x e c u tiv e and p e r f o r m s m o r e r e s p o n s i b l e and d i s c r e t i o n a r y tasks as
d e s c r i b e d in the s e c r e t a r y job d efin ition.
S ten og ra p h e r,

keep

General

D icta tion i n v o lv e s a n o r m a l routine v oc ab u lar y .
M a y maintain f i l e s ,
s im p le r e c o r d s , o r p e r f o r m oth e r r e l a t i v e l y routine c l e r i c a l tasks.
S ten og ra p h e r,

Sen io r

Dicta tion i n v o lv e s a v a r i e d te c h n ic a l o r s p e c i a l i z e d v oc ab u lary such
as in l e g a l b r i e f s o r r e p o r ts on s c i e n t i f i c r e s e a r c h .
M a y als o set up and
maintain f i l e s , keep r e c o r d s , etc.

1.
S e c r e t a r y to the c hairm an o f the b oard o r p re s id e nt o f a com pany
that e m p l o y s , in all, f e w e r than 100 p e r s o n s ; o r
2.
S e c r e t a r y to a c o r p o r a t e o f f i c e r (o t h e r than the c hairm an o f the
board
o r p r e s id e n t) o f a com pany that e m p l o y s , in all , o v e r 100 but f e w e r
than 5,000 p e r s o n s ; o r
3.
S e c r e t a r y to the head, i m m e d i a t e l y b e low the o f f i c e r l e v e l , o v e r
e ith e r a m a j o r c o r p o r a t i o n w i d e functional a c t i v i t y ( e . g . , m a r k e tin g , r e s e a r c h ,
o p e r a ti o n s , in dustr ia l r e l a ti o n s , etc.) o r a m a j o r g e o g r a p h ic o r o r g a n i z a ti o n a l
se gm e nt ( e . g . , a r e g i o n a l h e a d q u a rter s ; a m a j o r d iv is io n ) o f a com pany that
e m p l o y s , in a ll , o v e r 5,000 but f e w e r than 25,000 e m p l o y e e s ; o r
4.
S e c r e t a r y to the head o f an individual plant, f a c t o r y , etc. ( o r
oth e r equivale nt l e v e l o f o f f i c i a l ) that e m p l o y s , in a l l , o v e r 5,000 p e r s o n s ; o r
5.
S e c r e t a r y to the head o f a l a r g e and im portant o r g a n i z a ti o n a l
s egm ent ( e . g . , a m id d le m anagem en t s u p e r v i s o r o f an o r g a n i z a ti o n a l segm ent
often in v o lvin g as m an y as s e v e r a l hundred p e rs o n s ) o r a com pany that
e m p l o y s , in a ll, o v e r 25,000 p e r s o n s .
C la s s C
1. S e c r e t a r y to an e xe c u tiv e o r m a n a g e r i a l p e r s o n wh ose r e s p o n ­
s i b i l i t y is not equivalent to one o f the s p e c i f i c l e v e l situations in the d efin ition
f o r c la s s B, but wh os e o r g a n iz a tio n a l unit n o r m a l l y nu m bers at l e a s t s e v e r a l
d o zen e m p l o y e e s and is usuall y d iv id ed into o r g a n i z a ti o n a l s egm ents which a r e
ofte n , in turn, f u r th e r subdivided.
In s om e c o m p a n ie s , this l e v e l includes a
w id e range o f o r g a n i z a t i o n a l echelo n s; in o t h e r s , on ly one o r two; 0 £
2.
S e c r e t a r y to the head o f an individual plant, f a c t o r y , etc. (or other
equ ivalent l e v e l o f o f f i c i a l ) that e m p lo y s , in a ll, f e w e r than 5,000 p e r s o n s .
C la s s D
(e.g.,

1.
S e c r e t a r y to the s u p e r v i s o r o r head o f a s m a l l o r g a n i z a ti o n a l unit
f e w e r than about 25 o r 30 p e r s o n s ); err

2.
S e c r e t a r y to a n o n s u p e r v i s o r y s taff s p e c i a l i s t , p r o f e s s i o n a l
e m p l o y e e , a d m i n i s t r a t i v e o f f i c e r , o r as sista nt, s k illed te c hn ic ia n, o r e x p e rt.
(N O TE :
M any c om p an ie s a s s ign s t e n o g r a p h e r s , r a th e r than s e c r e t a r i e s as
d e s c r i b e d a b ov e , to this l e v e l o f s u p e r v i s o r y o r n o n s u p e r v i s o r y w o r k e r . )




OR
P e r f o r m s s teno grap hic duties r e q u i r i n g s ig n ific a n tly g r e a t e r i n d e ­
pendence and r e s p o n s i b i l i t y than s te n o g r a p h e r , g e n e r a l , as ev id e n ce d by the
f o llo w in g :
W o r k r e q u i r e s a high d e g r e e o f ste nographic speed and a c c u r a c y ;
a thorough w o rk in g k nowle dge o f g e n e r a l business and o f f i c e p ro c e d u r e ; and
o f the s p e c i f i c business o p e r a ti o n s , o r g a n i z a ti o n , p o l i c i e s , p r o c e d u r e s , f i l e s ,
w o r k f l o w , etc.
U s e s this k no w ledge in p e r f o r m i n g ste nographic duties and
r e s p o n s ib le c l e r i c a l tasks such as maintaining follo w up f i l e s ; as s e m b lin g
m a t e r i a l f o r r e p o r t s , m e m o r a n d a , and l e t t e r s ; c om p os in g sim p le l e t t e r s
f r o m g e n e r a l in str uctions; readin g and routing incoming m a il; and an sw ering
routine questions, etc.
TR A N S C R IB IN G -M A C H IN E

T YP IS T

P r i m a r y duty is to t r a n s c r i b e dictation in v o lvin g a n o r m a l routine
v o c a b u la r y f r o m t r a n s c r i b i n g - m a c h i n e r e c o r d s .
M a y also type f r o m w r itte n
cop y and do s i m p l e c l e r i c a l w o rk .
W o r k e r s t r a n s c r i b i n g dictation involvin g
a v a r i e d te c h n ic a l o r s p e c i a l i z e d v o c a b u la r y such as l e g a l b r i e f s o r r e p o rts
on s c ie n tific r e s e a r c h a r e not included.
A w o r k e r who takes dic ta tion in
shorthand o r by Stenotype o r s i m i l a r m achine is c l a s s i f i e d as a steno grap her.
T Y P IS T
U s e s a t y p e w r i t e r to mak e cop ie s o f v a r io u s m a t e r i a l s or to make
out b ills a f te r c alc ulations have been m ad e by another p e rs on .
M a y include
typing of s te n c i l s , m a ts , o r s i m i l a r m a t e r i a l s f o r use in duplicating p r o c ­
esses.
M a y do c l e r i c a l w o r k inv o lvin g li t t l e s p e c ia l train in g, such as
keeping s i m p l e r e c o r d s , f ilin g r e c o r d s and r e p o r t s , o r sorting and distrib uting
incomin g m a il.
C la ss A . P e r f o r m s one o r m o r e o f the f o l l o w i n g : T yp in g m a t e r i a l
in final f o r m when it i n v o lve s com binin g m a t e r i a l f r o m s e v e r a l s ou r c e s ; o r
r e s p o n s i b i l i t y f o r c o r r e c t s p e llin g , s y lla b ic a t io n , punctuation, e tc ., o f t e c h ­
n ic a l o r unusual w o r d s o r f o r e i g n langu age m a t e r i a l ; o r planning layout and
typing o f c o m p lic a te d s ta tis tic a l ta b le s to maintain u n i fo r m i ty and balance in
spacing. M a y typ e routine f o r m l e t t e r s , v a r y i n g d e tails to suit c i r c u m s ta n c e s .

T Y P I S T — Continued

ORDER C L E R K

C lass B.
P e r f o r m s one o r m o r e o f the f o l l o w i n g : Copy typing f r o m
rough o r c l e a r d r a ft s ; o r routine ty ping o f f o r m s , insuran ce p o l i c i e s , etc.;
o r setting up s i m p l e standard ta bulations; o r cop ying m o r e c o m p l e x ta b les
a l r e a d y set up and spaced p r o p e r l y .

R e c e i v e s w r itte n o r v e r b a l c u s t o m e r s ' p urch ase o r d e r s f o r m a t e r i a l
o r m e r c h a n d i s e f r o m c u s to m e r s o r s ale s p e op le . W o r k t y p i c a l l y i n v o lve s
s o m e com bination o f the f o llo w in g duties: Quoting p r i c e s ; d e te rm in in g a v a i l a ­
b ility o f o r d e r e d i te m s and sug gesting substitutes when n e c e s s a r y ; ad vising
exp e c te d d e l i v e r y date and method o f d e l i v e r y ; r e c o r d i n g o r d e r and c u s to m e r
in fo rm a tio n on o r d e r she ets ; checking o r d e r sheets f o r a c c u r a c y and
adequac y o f info rm a tio n r e c o r d e d ; a s c e rta in in g c r e d it rating of c u s to m e r;
fu rnishin g c u s to m e r w it h acknowledgem en t o f r e c e i p t of o r d e r ; f o llo w in g - u p
to see that o r d e r is d e l i v e r e d by the s p e c ifie d date o r to let cu s tom e r know
o f a d e la y in d e l i v e r y ; maintaining o r d e r f i l e ; checking shipping invo ice
ag ainst o r i g i n a l o r d e r .

F IL E

CLERK

F i l e s , c l a s s i f i e s , and r e t r i e v e s m a t e r i a l in an e s tab lis he d f i l i n g
s y s te m .
M a y p e r f o r m c l e r i c a l and manual ta sks r e q u ire d to maintain f i l e s .
P o s i ti o n s a r e c l a s s i f i e d into l e v e l s on the b asis o f the fo l l o w i n g d e fin ition s.
C lass A . C l a s s i f i e s and indexes f i l e m a t e r i a l such as c o r r e s p o n d ­
ence, r e p o r t s , te c h n ic a l docum ents , e tc ., in an e sta b li shed f ilin g s y s t e m
containing a nu mber o f v a r i e d subject m a tte r f i l e s .
M a y also f i l e this
m ateria l.
M a y keep r e c o r d s of v a r io u s ty pes in conjunction with the f i l e s .
M a y lead a s m a l l gro up o f l o w e r l e v e l f i l e c l e r k s .

E xclu de w o r k e r s paid on a c o m m i s s i o n b as is o r wh os e duties include
any o f the f o l l o w i n g : R e c e i v i n g o r d e r s f o r s e r v i c e s ra th e r them f o r m a t e r i a l
or m e r c h a n d is e ; p r o v i d i n g c u s to m e rs with con su ltativ e a d v i c e using kno wle dge
gained f r o m e n g in e e rin g o r e x te n s iv e te c h n ic a l tr a in in g; em p h a s izin g s e llin g
s k ills ; handling m a t e r i a l o r m e r c h a n d is e as an i n t e g r a l part o f the job.

C lass B . S o rt s , c o d e s , and f i l e s u n c la s s ifie d m a t e r i a l by sim p le
(s u b je ct m a tte r ) head in gs o r p a r t l y c l a s s i f i e d m a t e r i a l by f i n e r subheadings.
Prepares
s i m p l e r e l a t e d index and c r o s s - r e f e r e n c e aid s.
A s r eq u e sted ,
lo c a t e s c l e a r l y id e n tifie d m a t e r i a l in f i l e s and f o r w a r d s m a t e r i a l .
M ay
perform
re la te d c l e r i c a l tasks r e q u i r e d to m ainta in and s e r v i c e f i l e s .
C lass C . P e r f o r m s routine f i l i n g o f m a t e r i a l that has a l r e a d y been
c l a s s i f i e d o r which is e a s i l y c l a s s i f i e d in a s i m p l e s e r i a l c l a s s i fi c a t io n
s y s t e m ( e . g . , alp h a b e tic al, c h r o n o l o g i c a l , o r n u m e r i c a l ) .
A s r eq u e sted ,
lo c a t e s r e a d i l y a v a i l a b l e m a t e r i a l in f i l e s and f o r w a r d s m a t e r i a l ; and m ay
f i l l out w ith d ra w a l c h a r g e .
M a y p e r f o r m s im p le c l e r i c a l and manual tasks
r e q u i r e d to mainta in and s e r v i c e f i l e s .
MESSENGER
P e r f o r m s v a r io u s routine duties such as running e r r a n d s , op eratin g
m i n o r o f f i c e m ac hin e s such as s e a l e r s o r m a i l e r s , opening and distributing
m a i l , and other m i n o r c l e r i c a l w o rk . E xc lu d e p os it io n s that r e q u i r e op e r a tio n
o f a m o t o r v e h i c l e as a s ig n ific a nt duty.

P o s i ti o n s
defin itions:

are

classified

into

levels

ac c o r d in g

to

the

fo llo w in g

C la s s A . H andles o r d e r s that i n v o lve m ak ing judgments such as
choosing wh ich s p e c i f i c product o r m a t e r i a l f r o m the e s ta b lis h m en t's product
lines w i l l s a ti s f y the c u s t o m e r ' s n e e d s , o r d e te r m in in g the p r i c e to be quoted
when p r i c i n g in v o lv e s m o r e than m e r e l y r e f e r r i n g to a p r i c e lis t o r making
s om e s i m p l e m a th e m a ti c a l calc u latio ns .
C lass B . H andles o r d e r s in v o lv in g ite m s which have r e a d i l y i d e n ­
t i f i e d uses and ap p li catio n s.
M a y r e f e r to a c a ta lo g , m a n u f a c tu r e r 's manual,
o r s i m i l a r document to insure that p r o p e r ite m is supplied o r to v e r i f y
p r i c e o f o r d e r e d item .
A C C O U N T IN G C L E R K
P e r f o r m s one o r m o r e accounting c l e r i c a l tasks such as posting to
r e g i s t e r s and l e d g e r s ; r e c o n c i l i n g bank accounts; v e r i f y i n g the internal c o n ­
s is te n c y , c o m p l e t e n e s s , and m a th e m a ti c a l a c c u r a c y o f accounting documents;
a ssign in g p r e s c r i b e d accounting d istrib utio n c od es; exam ining and v e r i f y i n g
f o r c l e r i c a l a c c u r a c y v a r io u s ty pes o f r e p o r t s , l i s t s , calculatio ns, posting,
etc .; o r p r e p a r i n g s i m p l e o r as s is tin g in p r e p a r i n g m o r e c o m p lica te d jou rn al
v ou c h er s .
M a y w o r k in e it he r a manual o r automated accounting s ys te m .

SW IT C H B O A R D O P E R A T O R
O p e ra t e s a te le phon e sw it c hb o ard o r c on so le used with a p r i v a t e
branch exchange ( P B X ) s y s t e m to r e l a y in c o m in g, outgoing, and in t r a s y s te m
calls.
M a y p r o v i d e in fo rm a tio n to c a l l e r s , r e c o r d and tr a n s m it m e s s a g e s ,
keep r e c o r d of c a lls p la ced and t o l l c h a r g e s .
B e s id e s op e r atin g a te lephone
sw itc hb o ard o r c o n s o le , m a y als o ty pe o r p e r f o r m routine c l e r i c a l w o r k
(typing o r routine c l e r i c a l w o r k m a y occupy the m a j o r p ortion o f the w o r k e r ' s
t i m e , and is u suall y p e r f o r m e d w h ile at the sw itchb oard o r c o n s o le ).
C h ie f
o r le ad o p e r a t o r s in es tab li s hm en ts e m p lo yin g m o r e than one o p e r a t o r a r e
excluded.
F o r an o p e r a t o r who also acts as a r e c e p t i o n i s t , see Sw itc hboard
O p e r a t o r - R e c e p tio n is t.

The w o r k r e q u i r e s a k no w ledge o f c l e r i c a l methods and o f f i c e p r a c ­
t i c e s and p r o c e d u r e s wh ich r e l a t e s to the c l e r i c a l p r o c e s s i n g and r e c o r d i n g
o f tr a n s a c tio n s and ac counting i n fo rm a tio n .
With e x p e r ie n c e , the w o r k e r
t y p i c a l l y b e c o m e s f a m i l i a r with the b oo kkeeping and accounting t e r m s and
p r o c e d u r e s used in the a s s ig n e d w o r k , but is not r e q u i r e d to have a knowledge
o f the f o r m a l p r i n c i p l e s o f bookkeepin g and accounting.

S W ITC H B O A RD O P E R A T O R - R E C E P T IO N IS T
Positions
d efin ition s:

A t a s in g l e - p o s i t i o n te le phon e s w it c h b o ard o r c on s o le , acts both as
an o p e r a t o r — s ee Switchboard O p e r a t o r — and as a r e c e p tio n is t. R e c e p t i o n i s t 's
w o r k in v o l v e s such duties as g r e e t i n g v i s i t o r s ; d e te rm in in g nature o f v i s i t o r ' s
business and p r o v i d i n g a p p ro p ria t e in fo rm a tio n ; r e f e r r i n g v i s i t o r to a p p r o ­
p r i a t e p e r s o n in the o r g a n iz a tio n o r contacting that p e rs o n by tele p hon e and
a r ra n g in g an appointment; keepin g a lo g o f v i s i t o r s .




are

c la ssified

into

l e v e l s on the basis of the

fo llo w in g

C la s s A . U nder g e n e r a l s u p e rv is io n , p e r f o r m s accounting c l e r i c a l
op e r ation s which r e q u i r e the ap p lication o f e x p e r i e n c e and judgment, f o r
e x a m p le , c l e r i c a l l y p r o c e s s i n g c o m p l i c a t e d o r n o n r e p e tit iv e accounting t r a n s ­
ac tio n s , s e le c tin g amon g a substantial v a r i e t y o f p r e s c r i b e d accounting codes

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PAYROLL

and c l a s s i f i c a t io n s , o r tr a c i n g tr a n s a c tio n s th ro ugh p re v io u s accounting
actions to d e t e r m i n e s o u r c e o f d i s c r e p a n c i e s .
M a y be a s s is te d by one or
m o r e c las s B accounting c l e r k s .

l i s tin g s ag ainst sourc e r e c o r d s ; t r a c i n g and c o r r e c t i n g e r r o r s in lis tin g s ;
and as s is tin g in p r e p a r a ti o n o f p e r i o d i c s u m m a r y p a y r o l l r e p o r ts .
In a nonautomated p a y r o l l s y s te m , com pute s w a g e s .
W o r k m ay r e q u i r e a p r a c t i c a l
k no w le dge o f g o v e r n m e n t a l r e g u la t io n s , com pany p a y r o l l p o l i c y , o r the
c om p u te r s y s t e m f o r p r o c e s s i n g p a y r o l l s .

Class B . Un der c l o s e s u p e rv is io n , f o llo w in g d etail ed instruc tio ns
and sta n da rd iz ed p r o c e d u r e s , p e r f o r m s one o r m o r e routine accounting c l e r ­
ic a l o p e r a tio n s , such as posting to l e d g e r s , c a r d s , o r w o rk s h e e ts w h e r e
id e n tific atio n o f it e m s and lo c atio ns of p ostin gs a r e c l e a r l y indicated; checking
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 ize d a n d
repetitive reco rds or
accounting docum ents ; and coding documents u s i n g
a few p rescrib ed
accounting cod es.

KEYPUNCH OPERATOR
O p e ra t e s a keypunch m achine to r e c o r d o r v e r i f y alphabetic and/or
n u m e r ic data on tabulating c ar d s o r on tape.
P o s i ti o n s
d efin ition s:

B O O K K E E PIN G -M A C H IN E O P E R A T O R
Ope'rates a b oo kkeeping m ac h in e (w ith o r without a t y p e w r i t e r k e y ­
board) to keep a r e c o r d o f business tra n s a c tio n s .
C la s s A .
K e ep s a set o f r e c o r d s r e q u i r i n g a k no w le dge o f and
e x p e r i e n c e in b as ic bookkeeping p r i n c i p l e s , and f a m i l i a r i t y with the str uctu re
o f the p a r ti c u l a r accounting s y s t e m used.
D e t e r m i n e s p r o p e r r e c o r d s and
d istrib utio n o f debit and c r e d i t it e m s to be used in each phase o f the w o rk .
M a y p r e p a r e con so lid ate d r e p o r t s , b alan ce she e ts , and other r e c o r d s by hand.
C lass B . K e ep s a r e c o r d of one o r m o r e phases o r s ections o f a
set o f r e c o r d s usually r e q u irin g l i t t l e k n o w le dg e of b as ic boo kkeeping. P h a s e s
o r sect ions include accounts p a y a b le, p a y r o l l , c u s t o m e r s ' accounts (not
including a s im p le type o f b illin g d e s c r i b e d under m achine b i l l e r ) , cost d i s ­
tr ib ution , expense d istr ib ution, in v e n t o r y c o n tro l, etc.
M a y check o r a s s is t
in p r e p a r a tio n o f t r i a l bala nces and p r e p a r e c o n tro l sheets f o r the accounting
departm ent.
M A C H IN E B IL L E R
P r e p a r e s sta te m e nts , b i l l s , and i n v o ic e s on a m achine oth e r than an
ordinary or electro m atic ty p ew riter.
M a y also k e ep 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 f o r m other c l e r i c a l w o r k incidental to b illin g
op e ration s .
F o r w a g e study p u r p o s e s , m achin e b i l l e r s a r e c l a s s i f i e d by type
o f m ac hin e , as f o l l o w s :
B i l li n g - m a c h i n e b i l l e r . U ses a s p e c ia l b illin g m achine (com b ination
typing and adding machine) to p r e p a r e b i l l s and in v o ic e s f r o m c u s t o m e r s '
purch ase o r d e r s , in t e r n a lly p r e p a r e d o r d e r s , shipping m e m o r a n d a , etc.
U sually in v o lv e s ap p li cation o f p r e d e t e r m i n e d discounts and shipping c h a r g e s
and entr y o f n e c e s s a r y exte n sio n s , which m a y o r m a y not be com puted on
the b illin g m ac h in e , and to ta ls which a r e au tq m a tic a lly ac cum ula te d by
m achine.
The op e r a tio n usually i n v o lv e s a l a r g e number o f carbon c op ie s
o f the b i l l being p r e p a r e d and is often done on a fanfold m achine.
B o o k k e e p in g - m a c h in e b i l l e r . U s e s a bookkeeping m ac h in e (w ith o r
without a t y p e w r i t e r k eyb oa rd ) to p r e p a r e c u s t o m e r s ' b ills as p a r t o f the
accounts r e c e i v a b l e op e r a tio n .
G e n e r a l l y in v o lv e s the simultaneous entr y of
f i g u r e s on c u s t o m e r s ' l e d g e r r e c o r d . T h e m achin e au to m a tic a lly ac cum ula te s
f i g u r e s on a number o f v e r t i c a l columns and com pute s and usually p rin ts a u to ­
m a t i c a l l y the debit o r c re d it bala n ces.
Does not i n v o lv e a knowledge o f b o o k ­
keepin g.
W o r k s f r o m u n ifo rm and standard ty p es of s ales and c r e d i t slips.
P A Y R O LL CLERK
P e r f o r m s the c l e r i c a l tasks n e c e s s a r y to p r o c e s s p a y r o l l s and to
m ain ta in p a y r o l l r e c o r d s .
W o r k in v o lv e s m ost o f the fo llo w in g :
P ro cessin g
w o r k e r s ' t i m e o r p ro duction r e c o r d s ; adjusting w o r k e r s ' r e c o r d s f o r changes
in w a g e r a te s , s u p p lem e n ta ry b e n e f i ts , o r tax deductions; editing p a y r o l l




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are c la ssified

into

l e v e l s on the

basis o f the

fo llo w in g

C la s s A . W o r k r e q u i r e s the applic ation o f e x p e r i e n c e and judgment
in s e l e c ti n g p r o c e d u r e s to be f o l l o w e d and in s e a rc h in g f o r , i n t e r p re tin g ,
s e l e c ti n g , o r coding ite m s to be keypunched f r o m a v a r i e t y o f sourc e d o c u ­
m ents.
On o c c a s i o n m ay als o p e r f o r m s om e routine keypunch w o rk .
M ay
tr a in i n e x p e r ie n c e d keypunch o p e r a t o r s .
C la ss B . W o r k is routine and r e p e t i t i v e .
Un der c l o s e s u p e rv is io n
o r f o llo w in g s p e c i f i c p r o c e d u r e s o r in s tru c tio n s , w o rk s f r o m v ario u s stan­
d a r d iz e d s ou r c e docum ents which have been coded, and f o l l o w s s p e c i f i e d
p r o c e d u r e s which ha ve been p r e s c r i b e d in d e ta il and r e q u i r e little o r no
s e l e c ti n g , coding, o r in t e r p r e ti n g o f data to be r e c o r d e d . R e f e r s to s u p e r v i s o r
p r o b l e m s a r i s i n g f r o m e rr o n e o u s ite m s o r codes o r m i s s i n g in fo rm atio n .
T A B U L A T IN G -M A C H IN E O P E R A TO R
O p e r a t e s one o r a v a r i e t y of m achines such as the tab ulato r, c a l c u ­
l a t o r , c o l l a t o r , i n t e r p r e t e r , s o r t e r , r ep rod u c in g punch, etc.
Excluded f r o m
this d e fin ition a r e w o rk in g s u p e r v i s o r s .
A l s o excluded a r e o p e r a t o r s o f
e l e c t r o n i c d i g it a l c o m p u te r s , e ven though they m ay also o p e r a te e l e c t r i c
accounting m achin e equipment.
P o s itio n s
d e fi n i ti o n s :

are c la ssified

into

levels

on the

basis o f the

f o llo w in g

C las s A . P e r f o r m s c o m p l e t e r e p o rtin g and tabulating a ssig n m en ts
including d e v is in g d iffic u lt c o n tro l panel w i r i n g under g e n e r a l s u p e rv is ion .
A s s i g n m e n t s t y p i c a l l y i n v o lv e a v a r i e t y o f long and c o m p l e x r e p o r ts which
often a r e i r r e g u l a r o r n o n r e c u r r i n g , r e q u irin g s om e planning o f the nature
and sequencing o f o p e r a ti o n s , and the use of a v a r i e t y o f m achines.
Is
t y p i c a l l y in v o lve d in tr a in in g new o p e r a t o r s in machine op e ration s o r trainin g
l o w e r l e v e l o p e r a t o r s in w i r i n g f r o m d i a g r a m s and in the op e r a tin g sequences
o f long and c o m p l e x r e p o r t s .
Does not include p ositions in which w i r i n g
r e s p o n s i b i l i t y is l i m i t e d to s e l e c ti o n and i n s e r tio n o f p r e w i r e d b oard s.
Class B . P e r f o r m s w o r k ac c o r d in g to e stab lished p r o c e d u r e s and
under s p e c i f i c ins tru c tio ns .
A s s i g n m e n ts t y p i c a l l y in v o lv e c o m p le t e but r o u ­
tin e and r e c u r r i n g r e p o r t s o r p arts o f l a r g e r and m o r e c o m p le x r e p o r ts .
O p e ra t e s m o r e d iffic u lt tabulating o r e l e c t r i c a l accounting m achines such as
the tabulator and c a l c u l a t o r , in addition to the s i m p l e r m achines used by
c la s s C o p e r a t o r s .
M a y be r e q u i r e d to do s o m e w i r i n g f r o m d i a g r a m s .
C las s C.
Un der s p e c i f i c instructio ns, o p e r a te s s im p le tabulating
o r e l e c t r i c a l ac counting m ac h in e s such as the s o r t e r , i n t e r p r e t e r , rep r od u c in g
punch, c o l l a t o r , etc.
A s s i g n m e n t s t y p i c a l l y i n v o lv e p ortion s of a w o r k unit,
f o r e x a m p l e , indiv id ual s o r tin g o r c o lla tin g runs, o r r e p e t i t i v e op e ration s .
M a y p e r f o r m s im p le w i r i n g f r o m d i a g r a m s , and do s om e f i l i n g w o rk .

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C O M P U T E R S Y S T E M S A N A L Y S T , BUSINESS

C O M P U T E R S Y S T E M S A N A L Y S T , BUSINESS--- Continued

A n a l y z e s business p r o b l e m s to f o r m u la te p r o c e d u r e s f o r solving
them by use o f e l e c t r o n i c data p r o c e s s i n g equipment.
D e v elo p s a c o m p le t e
d e s c r i p ti o n o f a l l s p e c ific a tio n s needed to enab le p r o g r a m m e r s to p r e p a r e
r e q u i r e d d i g i t a l c o m p u te r p r o g r a m s .
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 :
A n a l y z e s s u b j e c t - m a t t e r op e ratio n s to be automated and i d e n tifie s con ditions
and c r i t e r i a r e q u i r e d to a c h ie v e s a t i s f a c t o r y r e s u lt s ; s p e c i f i e s nu mber and
ty p es o f r e c o r d s , f i l e s , and documents to be used; outlines actio ns to be
p e r f o r m e d by p e rs o n n e l and com p u te rs in suffic ien t d e ta il f o r pre s e n ta tion
to m an ag e m e n t and f o r p r o g r a m m i n g ( t y p i c a l l y this in v o l v e s p r e p a r a tio n of
w o r k and data f lo w c h a r ts ); c o o rd in a te s the d e v e lo p m e n t of test p r o b l e m s and
p a r tic ip a te s in t r i a l runs o f new and r e v i s e d s y s te m s ; and r e c o m m e n d s e quip ­
ment changes to obtain m o r e e f f e c t i v e o v e r a l l o p e r a tio n s .
(N O TE :
W orkers
p e r f o r m i n g both s y s te m s an alys is and p r o g r a m m i n g should be c l a s s i f i e d as
s y s te m s an aly sts i f this is the s k ill used to d e t e r m i n e th e ir pay.)

C lass C.
W o rk s under i m m e d i a te s u p e rv is io n , c a r r y i n g out a n a ly ­
ses as a s s ig n e d , usually o f a single a c t i v i t y .
A s s i g n m e n t s a r e d e sig n e d to
d e v e lo p and expand p r a c t i c a l e x p e r i e n c e in the ap p lication o f p r o c e d u r e s and
s k ills r e q u i r e d f o r s y s te m s a n a lys is w o rk .
F o r e x a m p l e , m a y a s s is t a hig h e r
l e v e l s y s te m s analyst by p r e p a r i n g the d e ta ile d s p e c ific a tio n s r e q u ir e d by
p r o g r a m m e r s f r o m in f o r m a tio n d e v e lo p e d by the hig he r l e v e l analyst.

Does not include e m p l o y e e s p r i m a r i l y r e s p o n s i b l e f o r the m a n a g e ­
m ent o r s u p e rv is io n o f oth e r e l e c t r o n i c data p r o c e s s i n g e m p l o y e e s , o r s y s ­
te m s analysts p r i m a r i l y c o n ce r n e d with s c ie n tific o r e n g in e e rin g p r o b l e m s .
F o r wage study p u r p o s e s , s y s te m s analysts a r e c l a s s i f i e d as f o l l o w s :
C la s s A .
W o rk s independently o r under only g e n e r a l d i r e c t i o n on
c o m p l e x p r o b l e m s i n v o lv in g a l l phases o f s y s te m a n a lys is .
P r o b l e m s are
c o m p l e x beca use o f d i v e r s e s ou r c e s o f input data and m u l ti p l e - u s e r e q u i r e ­
m en ts o f output data.
( F o r e x a m p le , d e v e lo p s an in teg r a te d pro duction sc h e d ­
uling, in v e n t o r y c o n tr o l, cost an a ly s is , and s ale s a n alysis r e c o r d in which
e v e r y ite m of each type is au t o m a tic a lly p r o c e s s e d through the fu ll s ys te m
o f r e c o r d s and a p p ro p ria t e follo wup actio ns a r e in itiate d by the c o m p u te r.)
C o n f e r s with p e rs o n s c on ce r n e d to d e t e r m i n e the data p r o c e s s i n g p r o b l e m s
and a d v is e s s u b j e c t - m a t t e r p e rs o n n e l on the i m p lic a t io n s of new o r r e v i s e d
s y s te m s o f data p r o c e s s i n g op e r a tio n s .
M ak es r e c o m m e n d a tio n s , i f needed,
fo r a p p ro v a l o f m a j o r s y s te m s in s ta ll ation s o r changes and f o r obtaining
equipment.

C O M P U T E R P R O G R A M M E R , BUSINESS
C o n v e r t s sta te m ents o f business p r o b l e m s , t y p i c a l l y p re p a r e d by a
s y s te m s an alyst, into a sequence o f d e ta ile d in s tru c tio ns which are r e q u i r e d
to s olv e the p r o b l e m s by autom atic data p r o c e s s i n g equ ip m en t.
W ork in g f r o m
c h a r ts o r d i a g r a m s , the p r o g r a m m e r d e v e lo p s the p r e c i s e instructio ns which,
when e n te r e d into the c o m p u te r s ys te m in coded language, cau se the m anip u­
lation o f data to a c h ie v e d e s i r e d r e s u lt s . W o rk i n v o l v e s m o s t o f the f o l l o w i n g :
A p p l i e s k no w le dge o f c o m p u te r c a p a b i l i ti e s , m a t h e m a t i c s , lo g ic e m p lo y e d by
c o m p u t e r s , and p a r t i c u l a r subject m a t t e r in v o l v e d to an alyze charts and
d i a g r a m s o f the p r o b l e m to be p r o g r a m m e d ; d e v e lo p s sequ ence of p r o g r a m
ste ps; w r i t e s d e ta ile d f l o w charts to show o r d e r in which data w i l l be
p r o c e s s e d ; c o n v e r t s th ese charts to coded in s tr u c tio n s f o r m achine to follo w ;
t e s t s and c o r r e c t s p r o g r a m s ; p r e p a r e s i n s tr u c tio n s f o r op e r atin g p e r s o n n e l
during p ro duction run; a n a l y z e s , r e v i e w s , and a l t e r s p r o g r a m s to i n c r e a s e
o p e r a ti n g e f f i c i e n c y o r adapt to new r e q u i r e m e n t s ; m ainta ins r e c o r d s o f
p r o g r a m d e v e lo p m e n t and r e v i s i o n s .
(N O TE :
W o r k e r s p e r f o r m i n g both
s y s t e m s a n a lys is and p r o g r a m m i n g should be c l a s s i f i e d as s y s te m s analysts
if this is the s k ill used to d e t e r m i n e t h e i r pay.)
Does not include e m p l o y e e s p r i m a r i l y r e s p o n s i b l e f o r the m a n a g e ­
m en t o r s u p e rv is io n o f oth e r e l e c t r o n i c data p r o c e s s i n g e m p l o y e e s , o r p r o ­
g r a m m e r s p r i m a r i l y c o n c e r n e d with s c ie n ti f i c and/or e n g i n e e r i n g p ro b l e m s .
For

M ay p r o v id e fu nctional d i r e c t i o n
who a r e as s ign e d to a s s is t.

to

low er

C la s s B.
W o rk s independently o r under only g e n e r a l d i r e c t i o n on
p r o b l e m s that a r e r e l a t i v e l y u n com p li cate d to a n a ly z e , plan, p r o g r a m , and
o p e r a te .
P r o b l e m s a r e o f l i m i t e d c o m p l e x i t y beca use sources of input data
are homogeneous and the output data a r e c l o s e l y r ela te d .
( F o r e x a m p le ,
d e v e lo p s s y s te m s f o r mainta in in g d e p o s i to r accounts in a bank, m ainta ining
accounts r e c e i v a b l e in a r e t a i l e s tab li s h m en t, o r maintaining in v e n t o r y
accounts in a m anufactu ring o r w h o le s a le e s ta b lis h m e n t.)
C o n fe r s with p e r ­
sons c on ce r n e d to d e t e r m i n e the data p r o c e s s i n g p r o b le m s and a d v is e s
s u b j e c t - m a t t e r p e rs o n n e l on the im p lic a t io n s o f the data p r o c e s s i n g s y s te m s
to be applied.
OR
W o rk s on a s e gm e n t o f a c o m p l e x data p r o c e s s i n g schem e o r s ys te m ,
as d e s c r i b e d f o r c l a s s A .
W o rk s in dependently on routine a s s ign m e n ts and
r e c e i v e s in s tru c tio n and guidance on c o m p l e x a s s ig n m e n ts .
W ork is r e v i e w e d
f o r a c c u r a c y o f ju dgment, c o m p lia n c e with in s tr u c tio n s , and to ins ure p r o p e r
alignm ent with the o v e r a l l s y s te m .




wage

study p u r p o s e s ,

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

l e v e l s y s te m s analysts
C l a s s A . W o r k s independently or under on ly g e n e r a l d i r e c t i o n on
c o m p l e x p r o b l e m s which r e q u i r e c o m p e t e n c e in a l l phases o f p r o g r a m m i n g
con ce p ts and p r a c t i c e s .
W o rk in g f r o m d i a g r a m s and c h arts which id e ntify
the nature o f d e s i r e d r e s u l t s , m a j o r p r o c e s s i n g steps to be a c c o m p lish e d ,
and the r ela tio n sh ip s b e tw e e n v a r io u s steps o f the p r o b l e m solving routine;
plans the full rang e of p r o g r a m m i n g actions need ed to e f f i c i e n t l y u tiliz e the
c o m p u te r s ys te m in a c h ie v in g d e s i r e d end prod ucts .
A t this l e v e l , p r o g r a m m i n g is d if fi c u l t beca u s e com p uter equipment
must be o r g a n i z e d to prod uce s e v e r a l i n t e r r e l a t e d but d i v e r s e products f r o m
n u m erous and d i v e r s e data e l e m e n t s .
A wide v a r i e t y and e x te n s iv e number
o f in t e r n a l p r o c e s s i n g actions m ust o c c u r .
T h is r e q u i r e s such actions as
d e v e lo p m e n t o f c o m m o n o p e r a tio n s which can be re u s e d , e s tab lis h m en t of
lin kage points betw een o p e r a t i o n s , ad justm ents to data when p r o g r a m r e q u i r e ­
m en ts e x c e e d c o m p u te r s to r a g e c a p a c ity , and substantial manipulation and
re sequencing o f data e l e m e n t s to f o r m a highly in t e g r a te d p r o g r a m .
M ay p r o v i d e functional d i r e c t i o n to l o w e r l e v e l p r o g r a m m e r s who are
a s s ig n e d to a s s is t.

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C O M P U T E R O P E R A T O R --- Continued

C la s s B.
W o rk s in dependently o r under only g e n e r a l d i r e c t i o n on
r e l a t i v e l y s im p le p r o g r a m s , o r on sim p le s egm ents o f c o m p l e x p r o g r a m s .
P r o g r a m s ( o r s e g m e n ts ) usually p r o c e s s i n fo rm a tio n to pro duc e data in two
or t h re e v a r i e d sequ ences or f o r m a t s .
R e p o r t s and l is tin g s a r e pro duced by
refin in g , adapting, a r r a y i n g , o r m aking m i n o r additions to or d eletions f r o m
input data which a r e r e a d i l y a v a ila b le .
W hile nu merou s r e c o r d s m a y be
p r o c e s s e d , the data have been r e f in e d in p r i o r actions so that the a c c u r a c y
and sequencing of data can be te s te d by using a f e w routine checks. T y p i c a l l y ,
the p r o g r a m deals with routine r e c o r d k e e p i n g o p e r a tio n s .

m a j o r change o r cannot be c o r r e c t e d within a re a s o n a b ly short t im e .
In
c om m o n e r r o r situations, d ia gnoses cause and takes c o r r e c t i v e action.
This
usuall y i n v o l v e s applyin g p r e v i o u s l y p r o g r a m m e d c o r r e c t i v e steps, o r using
standard c o r r e c t i o n te chniques.

OR
W o rk s on c o m p l e x p r o g r a m s (as d e s c r i b e d f o r c la s s A) under c lo s e
d i r e c t i o n o f a hig her l e v e l p r o g r a m m e r or s u p e r v i s o r .
M ay a s s i s t higher
l e v e l p r o g r a m m e r by independently p e r f o r m i n g l e s s d iffic u lt tasks as sign ed,
and p e r f o r m i n g m o r e d iffic u lt tasks under f a i r l y c l o s e d ire c tio n .
M ay guide o r in str uct l o w e r l e v e l p r o g r a m m e r s .
ClassC.
M akes p r a c t i c a l ap pli cations o f p r o g r a m m i n g p r a c t i c e s
and con cepts usually le a r n e d in f o r m a l tr ain in g c o u r s e s .
A s s i g n m e n ts a r e
d e sig n e d to d e v e l o p c om p eten c e in the ap plic ation o f standard p r o c e d u r e s to
routine p r o b l e m s . R e c e i v e s c l o s e s u p e rv is ion on new asp ects of a ssign m en ts;
and w o r k is r e v i e w e d to v e r i f y its a c c u r a c y and c on fo rm a n c e with r e q u ir e d
p ro c e d u r e s .

COMPUTER OPERATOR
M o n ito r s and op e r a te s the c o n tro l con so le o f a d i g it a l com p uter to
p r o c e s s data a c c o r d in g to op e ratin g in s truc tio ns , usually p re p a r e d by a p r o ­
gram m er.
W o rk includes m o s t o f the f o l l o w i n g : S t u d i e s i n s t r u c t i o n s t o
d e te r m i n e equipment setup and op e r ation s ; loads equipment with r e q u ire d
i te m s (tape r e e l s , c a r d s , etc .); switches n e c e s s a r y a u x ilia r y equipment into
c i r c u i t , and s ta rts and o p e r a te s com p u te r; m ak es adjustments to c om p u te r to
c o r r e c t op e r atin g p r o b l e m s and m e e t s p e c ia l con ditions; r e v i e w s e r r o r s made
during o p e ration and d e te r m i n e s cause o r r e f e r s p r o b le m to s u p e r v i s o r o r
p r o g r a m m e r ; and maintains op erating r e c o r d s .
M a y te s t and a s s i s t in
correctin g program .
For

wage

study

p u rp o s es ,

com p uter

operators

are

c la ssified

as

fo l l o w s :
C l a s s A . O p e ra t es independently, o r under only g e n e r a l d ir e c tio n ,
a c om p u te r running p r o g r a m s with m o s t o f the fo llo w in g c h a r a c t e r i s t i c s :
N e w p r o g r a m s a r e f re q u e n tly te s te d and intro duced; scheduling r e q u ir e m e n ts
are o f c r i t i c a l i m p o rt a n c e to m i n i m i z e downtim e; the p r o g r a m s a r e of
c o m p l e x design so that id e n tific atio n of e r r o r source often r e q u i r e s a w o rk in g
knowledge o f the to ta l p r o g r a m , and alternate p r o g r a m s m ay not be av a ila b le .
M ay g i v e d i r e c t i o n and guidance to l o w e r l e v e l o p e r a t o r s .
C l a s s B . O p e ra t es independently, o r under on ly g e n e r a l d i r e c ti o n ,
a c om p u te r running p r o g r a m s with m o s t o f the fo llo w in g c h a r a c t e r i s t i c s :
M ost o f the p r o g r a m s a r e e s tab li s he d pro duction runs, t y p i c a l l y run on a
r e g u l a r l y r e c u r r i n g b a s is ; th er e is li ttle o r no te sting o f new p r o g r a m s
r e q u ire d ; a lte r n a te p r o g r a m s a r e p ro v id e d in case o r i g i n a l p r o g r a m needs




OR
O p e r a t e s under d i r e c t s u p e rv is io n a c om p u te r running p r o g r a m s or
segm e n ts o f p r o g r a m s with the c h a r a c t e r i s t i c s d e s c r i b e d f o r c la s s A .
May
a s s i s t a higher l e v e l o p e r a t o r by independently p e r f o r m i n g l e s s d iffic u lt tasks
as s ig n e d, and p e r f o r m i n g d iffic u lt tasks f o llo w in g d eta iled instr uctions and
with frequ en t r e v i e w o f op e ration s p e r f o r m e d .

e xp e c te d
a b ility to
received
operator

C la s s C . W o rk s on routine p r o g r a m s under c l o s e sup ervision .
Is
to d e v e lo p w o rk in g kno wledge o f the c om p u te r equipment used and
d e te ct p r o b l e m s i n v o lv e d in running routine p r o g r a m s .
Usually has
som e f o r m a l tr a in in g in com p uter op e r a tion . M ay as s is t higher l e v e l
on c o m p l e x p r o g r a m s .

DRAFTER
C lass A .
P lans the g rap h ic pre s e n ta tion o f c o m p l e x ite m s having
d is ti n c ti v e d e sig n f e a tu r e s that d i f f e r s ign ifica n tly f r o m esta blis hed d raft ing
p re c e d e n ts .
W o rk s in c l o s e support with the d esig n o r i g i n a t o r , and m ay
r e c o m m e n d m i n o r d e sig n changes.
A n a l y z e s the e f f e c t o f each change on the
d e ta ils o f f o r m , function, and p os itio n al r ela tion sh ip s o f components and parts .
W o rk s with a m in im u m o f s u p e r v i s o r y as s is ta n c e .
C om ple te d w o rk is
r e v i e w e d by d esign o r i g i n a t o r f o r c o n s is te n c y with p r i o r e n g in e e rin g d e t e r ­
m in atio ns.
M ay e i th e r p r e p a r e d ra w in g s o r d i r e c t t h e i r p re p aratio n by lo w e r
l e v e l d ra fters.

C la s s B . P e r f o r m s nonroutine and c o m p l e x d ra ft ing assign m en ts
that r e q u i r e the ap p lication o f m o s t o f the sta ndard ize d drawing techniques
r e g u l a r l y used.
Duties t y p i c a l l y i n v o lve such w o rk as:
P r e p a r e s w ork ing
d ra w in g s of s u b a s s em b lie s with i r r e g u l a r shapes, m ult ip le functions, and
p r e c i s e p o s itio n a l r ela tio n sh ip s b etw een com ponents; p r e p a r e s a r c h ite c tu r a l
d ra w in g s f o r c on structio n o f a building including d e ta i l drawings of foun­
dations, w a l l s e ction s , f l o o r plans, and r o o f.
Uses accepted fo r m u la s and
manuals in m a k i n g n e c e s s a r y com putations to d e te rm in e quantities of
m a t e r i a l s to be used, load c a p a c i ti e s , str en gths, s t r e s s e s , etc .
R eceives
in i t i a l in s tr u c tio n s , r e q u i r e m e n t s , and ad v ic e f r o m s u p e r v i s o r .
C o m p le te d
w o r k is checked f o r te c h n ic a l adequacy.

C lass C .
P r e p a r e s d e ta i l d ra w in g s o f single units or par ts f o r
e n g in e e rin g , con stru ction, m anufactu ring, o r r e p a i r purposes .
Types of
d ra w in g s p r e p a r e d include i s o m e t r i c p ro j e c t i o n s (depicting th re e d im en sions
in ac c u rate s c a l e ) and s e ction a l v i e w s to c l a r i f y positioning of components
and c on ve y nee ded i n fo rm a tio n .
C on s o lida te s d e ta ils f r o m a number o f
sou rc e s and adjusts o r t r a n s p o s e s s c ale as r e q u i r e d .
Suggested m ethods of
appro ac h, ap p lic ab le p r e c e d e n t s , and a d v ic e on source m a t e r i a l s a r e given
with in i t i a l a s s ign m e n ts .
Instr uctions a r e le s s c o m p le t e when a ssig n m en ts
recur.
W o rk m a y be sp ot-c h e c k e d dur ing p r o g r e s s .

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E L E C T R O N I C S T E C H N I C I A N — Continued

C op ie s plans and d ra w in g s p r e p a r e d by others by placin g tr a c i n g
cloth o r p ap er o v e r d ra w in g s and t r a c i n g with pen o r p e n c il.
(D oes not
include t r a c i n g li m i t e d to plans p r i m a r i l y c o n sis tin g o f straig h t lin e s and a
l a r g e s c ale not r e q u i r i n g c l o s e d eli neatio n.)

W o rk m a y be r e v i e w e d by s u p e r v i s o r ( f re q u e n tly an e n g i n e e r o r
d e s i g n e r ) f o r g e n e r a l c om p lia n c e with ac c e pted p r a c t i c e s .
M ay p r o v id e
t e c h n ic a l guidance to l o w e r l e v e l te c h n ic ia n s .

AND/OR
P r e p a r e s s im p le o r r e p e t i t i v e d ra w in g s o f e a s i l y v i s u a l i z e d i t e m s .
W o rk is c l o s e l y s u p e rv is e d during p r o g r e s s .
E LE C T R O N IC S T E C H N IC IA N
W o rk s on v a r io u s ty pes o f e l e c t r o n i c equ ipm en t and r e l a te d d e v i c e s
by p e r f o r m i n g one o r a com bination o f the f o l l o w i n g :
Install in g, m ainta in ing,
r e p a i r i n g , ov e r h a u lin g , tr ou b le s h o otin g, m o d i f y i n g , con stru ctin g, and te sting.
W o rk r e q u i r e s p r a c t i c a l applic ation o f t e c h n ic a l k nowledge o f e l e c t r o n i c s
p r i n c i p l e s , a b ility to d e t e r m i n e m alf unc tio ns , and sk ill to put equipment in
r e q u i r e d op e r a tin g condition.
The equ ipm en t— c on sis tin g of e ith e r m an y d i f fe r e n t kinds o f c i r c u i t s
o r m u ltip le re p e titio n o f the sam e kind o f c i r c u i t — in clu d es, but is not li m i t e d
to , the f o l l o w i n g :
(a) E l e c t r o n i c t r a n s m ittin g and r e c e i v i n g equ ipm en t ( e . g . ,
r a d a r , r a d io , t e l e v i s i o n , telep hon e, son ar, n a v ig a tio n a l a id s ), (b) d i g it a l and
analog c o m p u t e r s , and (c ) in d u s tr ia l and m e d i c a l m ea su rin g and c on tro llin g
equipment.
T h is c l a s s i f i c a t i o n e x clu d es r e p a i r e r s o f such standard e l e c t r o n i c
equipment as c o m m o n o f f i c e m a c h i n e s a n d h o u s e h o l d r a d i o a n d t e l e v i s i o n
sets; p ro duction a s s e m b l e r s and t e s t e r s ; w o r k e r s wh ose p r i m a r y duty is
s e r v i c i n g e l e c t r o n i c te s t i n s tr u m e n ts ; techn ic ia ns who have a d m i n i s tr a ti v e
o r s u p e r v i s o r y r e s p o n s i b i l i t y ; and d r a f t e r s , d e s i g n e r s , and p r o f e s s i o n a l
engin eers.
Positions
d e fin ition s .

are

c la ssified

into

levels

on the

b asis of the f o l l o w i n g

C lass A .
A p p l i e s advanced t e c h n ic a l knowledge to s olv e unusually
c o m p l e x p r o b l e m s ( i . e . , th ose that t y p i c a l l y cannot be solv ed s o l e l y by r e f e r ­
ence to m a n u f a c t u r e r s ' manua ls o r s i m i l a r d ocum ents ) in w o rk in g on e l e c ­
tr o n i c equipment.
E x a m p le s of such p r o b l e m s include location and de ns ity o f
c i r c u i t r y , e l e c t r o m a g n e t i c rad ia tio n , is o la t in g m alf unc tio ns , and fre qu en t
e n g in e e rin g chan ges.
W o rk i n v o l v e s :
A d e ta ile d understanding o f the i n t e r ­
re la tio n s h ip s o f c i r c u i t s ; e x e r c i s i n g independent judgment in p e r f o r m i n g such
ta sks as making c i r c u i t a n a lys e s , c alc ula tin g w a v e f o r m s , tr a c i n g r e l a t i o n ­
ships in sig n al flo w ; and r e g u l a r l y using c o m p l e x te s t instr um ents ( e . g . , dual
t r a c e o s c i l l o s c o p e s , Q - m e t e r s , d e via tio n m e t e r s , pulse g e n e r a t o r s ) .

C l a s s B . A p p l i e s c o m p r e h e n s i v e te c h n ic a l k nowledge to s olv e c o m ­
p l e x p r o b l e m s ( i . e . , th ose that t y p i c a l l y can be s o lv e d s o l e l y by p r o p e r l y
in t e r p r e t i n g m a n u f a c t u r e r s ' manuals o r s i m i l a r d ocum ents ) in w o rk in g on
e l e c t r o n i c equ ip m en t.
W o rk i n v o l v e s :
A f a m i l i a r i t y with the i n t e r r e l a t i o n ­
ships o f c i r c u i t s ; and judgm ent in d e te rm in in g w o r k sequence and in s e le c tin g
to o ls and te s tin g in s tr u m e n ts , usually l e s s c o m p l e x than those used by the
c l a s s A te chnicia n.
R e c e i v e s t e c h n ic a l guidance, as r e q u i r e d , f r o m s u p e r v i s o r o r higher
l e v e l te c hn ic ia n, and w o r k is r e v i e w e d f o r s p e c i f i c c o m p lia n c e with a c c e p ted
p r a c t i c e s and w o r k a s s ign m e n ts .
M ay p r o v i d e te c h n i c a l guidance to l o w e r
l e v e l te c hn icia ns .
C l a s s C . A p p l i e s w o rk in g t e c h n ic a l k no w ledge to p e r f o r m s im p le or
routin e tasks in w o r k i n g on e l e c t r o n i c equip m en t, f o l l o w i n g d etaile d i n s t r u c ­
tio ns which c o v e r v i r t u a l l y a ll p r o c e d u r e s .
W o r k t y p i c a l l y i n v o lv e s such
tasks as:
A s s i s t i n g h ig h e r l e v e l te c hn ic ia ns by p e r f o r m i n g such a c t i v i t i e s as
r e p l a c i n g com ponen ts , w i r i n g c i r c u i t s , and taking te s t rea din gs ; r e p a i r i n g
s im p le e l e c t r o n i c eq uip m en t; and using to o ls and c o m m o n test instr um ents
( e . g . , m u l t i m e t e r s , audio sign al g e n e r a t o r s , tube t e s t e r s , o s c i l l o s c o p e s ) .
Is not r e q u i r e d to be f a m i l i a r with the i n t e r r e l a t i o n s h i p s o f c i r c u i t s .
T h is
k n o w le d g e , h o w e v e r , m a y be a c q u ir e d through as s ig n m e n ts d e sig n e d to
i n c r e a s e c o m p e t e n c e (including c l a s s r o o m tr a in in g ) so that w o r k e r can
advance to h ig h e r l e v e l t e c h n i c i a n .
R e c e i v e s te c h n i c a l guidance, as r e q u i r e d , f r o m s u p e r v i s o r o r higher
l e v e l te c h n ic ia n .
W o rk is t y p i c a l l y spot c heck ed , but is g iv e n d etaile d r e v i e w
when n e w o r advanced a s s ign m e n ts a r e i n v o lv e d .
R E G I S T E R E D I N D U S T R I A L N UR SE
A r e g i s t e r e d nurse who g i v e s n u rs in g s e r v i c e under g e n e r a l m e d i c a l
d i r e c t i o n to i l l o r in ju re d e m p l o y e e s o r oth e r p e r s o n s who b e c o m e i l l o r
s u f f e r an acciden t on the p r e m i s e s o f a f a c t o r y o r other e s tab lis h m en t.
Duties in v o lv e a com b in atio n o f the f o l l o w i n g : G iv in g f i r s t aid to the i l l o r
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 ' in j u r i e s ; keeping
r e c o r d s of patients tr e a t e d ; p r e p a r i n g a c c id en t r e p o r t s f o r c om p en s ation o r
other p u r p o s es ; a s s i s t i n g in p h y s i c a l e x a m in a tio n s and health evaluations of
ap 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 in v o lvin g
health educ ation, accid en t p re v e n tio n , e v alu atio n o f plant e n v ir o n m e n t, or
other a c t i v i t i e s a ffe ctin g the health, w e l f a r e , and s a fe ty o f a l l p e rs on n e l.
N u rs in g s u p e r v i s o r s o r head n u rs e s in e s t a b lis h m e n ts e m p lo yin g m o r e than
one nu rs e a r e exclu ded.

Maintenance, Toolroom, and Powerplant
M A IN TE N A N C E C A R P E N T E R

M A I N T E N A N C E C A R P E N T E R — Continued

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 constru ct and m ainta in
in good r e p a i r building w o o d w o r k and equipment such as bins, c r i b s , cou n te rs ,
benches, p a r titio n s , d o o r s , f l o o r s , s t a i r s , c a s in g s , and t r i m m ad e o f wood
in an e s tab lis h m en t.
W o rk 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
laying out o f w o r k f r o m blu eprints , d ra w in g s , m o d e l s , o r v e r b a l ins tru c tio ns ;

using a v a r i e t y o f c a r p e n t e r ' s ha ndtools, p ortab le p o w e r to o ls , and standard
m e a s u r i n g in s tr u m e n ts ; m ak in g stan da rd shop com putations r e la tin g to d i m e n ­
sions o f w o rk ; and s e l e c ti n g m a t e r i a l s n e c e s s a r y f o r the w o rk .
In g e n e r a l ,
the w o r k o f the m ainte n ance 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 ­
ence usually a c q u ir e d through a f o r m a l ap p re n tic e s h ip o r equivalent train in g
and e x p e r i e n c e .




M A IN TE N A N C E E L E C T R IC IA N

M A I N T E N A N C E M E C H A N IC (M otor vehicle)

P e r f o r m s a v a r i e t y o f e l e c t r i c a l tr a d e functions such as the i n s t a l ­
lation, m a in te n a n c e , o r r e p a i r o f equipment f o r the g en e ratio n , distributio n,
o r u tiliz a tio n o f e l e c t r i c e n e r g y in an e s ta b lis h m en t.
W o rk 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 s tallin g o r r e p a i r i n g any o f a v a r i e t y o f e l e c t r i c a l equ ip m ent such as g e n e r a t o r s , t r a n s f o r m e r s , s w itc h b o a rd s , c o n t r o l l e r s , c i r c u i t
b r e a k e r s , m o t o r s , heating units, conduit s y s t e m s , o r other t r a n s m i s s i o n
equipment; w o rk in g f r o m b lu ep rin ts, d ra w in g s , layouts, or other s p e c i f i ­
cations; loc atin g and d ia gnosin g tr o u b le in the e l e c t r i c a l s y s te m o r e q u ip ­
m en t; w o rk in g standard com putations r e la tin g to load r e q u i r e m e n t s o f w i r i n g
o r e l e c t r i c a l equipment; and using a v a r i e t y o f e l e c t r i c i a n ' s handtools and
m e a s u r i n g and te s tin g in s tr u m e n ts .
In g e n e r a l , the w o r k of the m ainte nance
e l e c t r i c i a n r e q u i r e s rounded tr a in in g and e x p e r i e n c e us uall y a c q u ir e d through
a f o r m a l a p p re n tic es h ip o r e quiv ale nt tr a in in g and e x p e r i e n c e .

R e p a i r s au tom ob ile s, buses, m o t o r t r u c k s , and t r a c t o r s of an e s ta b ­
lis h m e n t. W o rk in v o l v e s m o s t o f the f o l l o w i n g : Exam ining autom otive e qu ip ­
m en t to dia gnose source of troub le ; d is a s s e m b l i n g equipment and p e r f o r m i n g
r e p a i r s that i n v o lv e the use o f such handtools as w r e n c h e s , gauges, d r i l l s ,
o r s p e c i a l i z e d equipment in d i s a s s e m b lin g o r fitting parts ; r ep lac in g brok en
o r d e f e c t i v e p arts 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
i n s ta llin g the v a r io u s a s s e m b l i e s in the v e h i c l e and making n e c e s s a r y adjust­
m en ts ; and alignin g w h e e l s , adjusting b ra k e s and lights , o r tightening body
b olts .
In g e n e r a l , the w o rk o f the m o t o r v e h i c l e m ainte nance m ec h an ic
r e q u i r e s rounded tr a in in g and e x p e r i e n c e usually a cquired through a f o r m a l
a p p re n tic es h ip o r e quivale nt trainin g and e x p e r i e n c e .

M AIN TE N A N C E P A IN T E R

M A IN TE N A N C E P IP E F IT T E R

P ain ts and r e d e c o r a t e s w a l l s , w o o d w o r k , and fix tu re s o f an e s t a b ­
lishm ent.
W o rk i n v o l v e s the f o l l o w i n g : K n o w le d g e of s urfa ce p e c u l i a r i t i e s
and ty p es o f paint r e q u i r e d f o r d i f fe r e n t ap p li catio n s; p re p a r in g s u rfa ce f o r
painting by r e m o v i n g old finish o r by p la c in g putty o r f i l l e r in nail holes and
i n t e r s t i c e s ; and applyin g paint with s p ra y gun o r brush.
M ay m i x c o l o r s ,
o i l s , white lead , and other paint i n g r e d ie n t s to obtain p r o p e r c o l o r or
c o n sis te n cy . In g e n e r a l , the w o r k o f the main te nance painter r e q u i r e s rounded
train in 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 ap p re n tic es h ip o r
equiv ale nt tr a in in g and e x p e r i e n c e .
M A IN T E N A N C E M AC H IN IST
P r o d u c e s r e p l a c e m e n t p arts and new p arts in m ak ing r e p a i r s o f
m e t a l p arts o f m e c h a n i c a l equip m en t o p e r a te d in an e s tab li s h m en t.
W o rk
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 te r p r e tin g w r i t t e n in s tru c tio ns and s p e c i ­
f i c a tio n s ; planning and la y in g out o f w o rk ; using a v a r i e t y o f m a c h i n i s t 's
handtools and p r e c i s i o n m e a s u r i n g in s tru m e n ts ; setting up and op e r atin g
standard m achine to o ls ; shaping o f m e t a l p arts to c l o s e t o l e r a n c e s ; m ak ing
standard shop com putations r e la tin g to d im e n s io n s o f w o rk , to o lin g , f e e d s ,
and speeds o f machinin g; knowle dge of the w o rk in g p r o p e r t i e s o f the c om m o n
m e t a l s ; s e l e c ti n g standard m a t e r i a l s , p a r ts , and equipment r e q u i r e d f o r this
w o r k ; and fittin g and a s s e m b l i n g p arts into m e c h a n i c a l equipment. 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 tr ain in g in m a c h in e - s h o p
p r a c t i c e usually a c q u ir e d through a f o r m a l ap p re n tic es h ip o r equiv alent
t r a in in g and e x p e r i e n c e .

I n s ta lls o r r e p a i r s w a t e r , s te am , gas, o r oth e r ty p es o f pipe and
p ip efittin g s in an es tab lis h m en t. W o rk i n 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 locate posit io n o f pipe f r o m d ra w ing s o r other
w r i t t e n s p e c if ic a tio 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 ty le n e to r c h o r pip e-c u tting m achines; th re ading
pipe with stocks and dies; 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 l i n g pipe with cou plings and faste nin g pipe to hangers;
m aking standard shop com putations r e la tin g to p r e s s u r e s , f l o w , and s i z e o f
pipe r e q u ire d ; and m aking standard te s ts to d e t e r m i n e whether finished pipes
m e e t s p e c if ic a tio n s .
In g e n e r a l , the w o rk o f the m ainte nance p i p e f i tt e r
r e q u i r e s rounded tr a in in 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 re n tic es h ip o r e quivale nt train in g and e x p e r i e n c e .
W orkers p rim arily
e ngaged in i n s ta llin g and r e p a i r i n g building sanitation o r heating s y s te m s
are excluded.
M A IN T E N A N C E S H E E T -M E T A L WORKER

M A I N T E N A N C E M E C H A N I C ( M a c h in e r 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 ic a l equipment of an es tab lis h m en t.
W o rk i n v o l v e s m o s t o f the f o l l o w i n g : E xam in in g m ac h in e s and m e c h a n ic a l
equip m en t to d ia g n os e sourc e o f troub le ; d is m an tlin g o r p a r tly d is m an tli ng
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 i n l y in v o l v e the use o f handtools in
s c ra p in g and fit tin g p a r ts ; r e p la c in g bro ken o r d e fe c t i v e p arts with i t e m s
obtained f r o m stock; o r d e r i n g the pro duction o f a r e p la c e m e n t part by a
m ac h in e shop o r sending the m achin e to a m achin e shop f o r m a j o r r e p a i r s ;
p r e p a r i n g w r i t t e n s p e c ific a tio n s f o r m a j o r r e p a i r s o r for the pro duction o f
•parts o r d e r e d f r o m m achin e shops; r e a s s e m b l i n g m ac h in e s ; and makin g all
n e c e s s a r y adju stm ents f o r op e ratio n .
In g e n e r a l , the w o rk of a m a c h i n e r y
m ainte n anc e m ec h an ic r e q u i r e s rounded tr a in in 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 ap p re n tic es h ip o r e quiv alent train in g and e x p e r i ­
ence.
E xcluded f r o m this c l a s s i f i c a t io n a r e w o r k e r s whose p r i m a r y duties
i n v o l v e setting up o r adjusting m ac h in e s .




T h i s c l a s s i f i c a t io n d oes not include m e c h a n ic s who r e p a i r c u s t o m e r s '
v e h i c l e s in au tom obile r e p a i r shops.

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F a b r i c a t e s , i n s ta lls , and mainta in s in good r e p a i r the s h e e t - m e t a l
equ ipm en t and fi x t u r e s (such as m achine g uards, 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 i l a t o r s , chutes, ducts, m e t a l r o o fin g ) o f an e s ta b lis hm en t.
W o rk 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 laying out all ty pes o f
s h e e t - m e t a l m ainte n ance w o r k f r o m b lu e p rin ts , m o d e l s , o r other s p e c i f i ­
c ations; setting up and op e r a tin g a l l a v a ila b le ty p es o f s h e e t - m e t a l w o rk in g
m a c h in e s ; using a v a r i e t y o f handtools in cutting, bending, fo r m i n g , shaping,
fit tin g, and a s s e m b lin g ; and in s ta llin g s h e e t - m e t a l a r t i c l e s as r e q u i r e d .
In
g e n e r a l , the w o r k o f the m ainte nan 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
t r a in in 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 re n tic es h ip o r
e quivale nt tr a in in g and e x p e r i e n c e .
M IL L W R IG H T
I n s ta lls new m ac h in e s o r heavy equipment, and d is m an tle s and
i n s ta lls m a c h in e s o r heavy equ ipm en t when changes in the plant layout a r e
required.
W o rk i n 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 rk ; in t e r p r e t i n g blueprints o r oth e r s p e c if ic a tio n s ; using a v a r i e t y o f handto o ls and r i g g i n g ; m ak in g standard shop com putations r e la tin g to s t r e s s e s ,
str en gt h o f m a t e r i a l s , and c e n te r s o f g r a v i t y ; alig ning and balancing e q u ip ­
m ent; s e le c tin g standard t o o l s , eq uip m en t, and p arts to be used; and in s ta llin g
and m ainta ining in good o r d e r p o w e r t r a n s m i s s i o n equipment 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 rk n o r m a l l y r e q u i r e s a
rounded tr a in in g and e x p e r i e n c e in the tr a d e a c q u ir e d through a f o r m a l
ap p re n tic es h ip o r e qu iv ale n t tr a in in g and e x p e r i e n c e .

M AIN TE N A N C E TRADES H E LPER

T O O L A N D DIE M A K 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 main te nance 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 keeping a
w o r k e r supplied with m a t e r i a l s and to o ls ; cle anin g w o rk in g a r e a , m achine,
and equipment; a s s i s ti n g jo u rn ey m a n by holding m a t e r i a l s o r to o ls ; and p e r ­
f o r m i n g other un skil led tasks as d i r e c t e d by jo u rn ey m a n .
T h e kind o f w o rk
the h e lp e r is p e r m i t t e d to p e r f o r m v a r i e s f r o m trad e to tr a d e :
In s om e
tr a d e s the h e l p e r i s con fined to supplying, li ftin g , and holding m a t e r i a l s and
t o o l s , and c le anin g w o rk in g a r e a s ; and in o th e rs he is p e r m i tte d to p e r f o r m
s p e c i a l i z e d m achine o p e r a tio n s , o r parts o f a tr a d e that a r e also p e r f o r m e d
by w o r k e r s on a f u l l - t i m e b asis .

C on s tru c ts and r e p a i r s j i g s , f i x t u r e s , cutting to o ls , gauges, o r m e t a l
d ie s o r m o l d s used in shaping o r f o r m i n g m e t a l o r n o n m e tallic m a t e r i a l (e . g . ,
p la s tic , p l a s t e r , ru b be r, g l a s s ) . W o r k t y p i c a l l y i n v o l v e s : Planning and lay ing
out w o r k a c c o r d i n g to m o d e l s , b lu e p rin ts , d ra w in g s , o r oth e r w r itte n o r o r a l
s p e c i f i c a ti o n s ; un derstanding the w o rk in g p r o p e r t i e s o f c om m o n m e t a ls and
a l l o y s ; s e le c tin g a p p ro p ria t e m a t e r i a l s , to o ls , and p r o c e s s e s r e q u i r e d to
c o m p l e t e tasks; makin g n e c e s s a r y shop com putations; setting up and op e ratin g
v a r io u s m achin e to o ls and r e la te d equipment; using v a r io u s to ol 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 i n g in strum ents; w o rk in g to v e r y
c l o s e t o l e r a n c e s ; h e a t - t r e a t i n g m e t a l p arts and finished to o ls and d ies to
a c h ie v e r e q u i r e d q u a litie s ; fit tin g and a s s e m b l i n g p arts to p r e s c r i b e d t o l e r ­
ances and a llo w a n c e s .
In g e n e r a l , the t o o l and die m a k e r ' s w o rk r e q u i r e s
rounded t r a in in g in m a c h in e - s h o p and t o o l r o o m p r a c t i c e usually a c qu ir e d
through f o r m a l ap p re n tic e s h ip o r e quivalent tr a in in g and e x p e r i e n c e .

M A C H IN E -T O O L O P E R A T O R (T oolroom )
S p e c i a l i z e s in op e r a tin g one o r m o r e than one type o f m achin e to o l
( e . g . , j i g b o r e r , g rin d in g m a c h in e , engine lathe, m i l l i n g m ac hin e ) to m achine
m e t a l f o r use in m ak ing or main ta inin g j i g s , f i x t u r e s , cutting t o o l s , gauges,
o r m e t a l d ie s o r m o ld s used in shaping o r f o r m i n g m e t a l o r no nm e tallic
m a t e r i a l ( e . g . , p la s tic , p l a s t e r , r ub ber, g l a s s ) .
W o rk t y p i c a l l y i n v o l v e s :
Plann ing and p e r f o r m i n g d iffic u lt m achin in g o p e r a tio n s which r e q u i r e c o m ­
p lic a te d setups o r a high d e g r e e o f a c c u r a c y ; setting up m achin e t o o l o r
to o ls (e . g . , i n s ta ll cutting to o ls and adjust guid es, stops, w o rk in g ta b le s ,
and other c o n tr o l s to handle the s i z e o f stock to be m ac hined; d e te r m i n e
p r o p e r fe e d s , sp ee d s , to o lin g , and op e r a tio n sequence o r s e l e c t those p r e ­
s c r i b e d in d r a w i n g s , b lu e p rin ts , o r la youts); using a v a r i e t y o f p r e c i s i o n
m e a s u r i n g i n s tr u m e n ts ; m akin g n e c e s s a r y ad justm ents during m ac hinin g
op e r a tio n to a c h ie v e r e q u i s i t e d im e n sio n s to v e r y c l o s e t o l e r a n c e s .
M a y be
r e q u i r e d to s e l e c t p r o p e r coo la nts and cutting and lub ric a ting o i l s , to
r e c o g n i z e when to o ls need d r e s s i n g , and to d r e s s to o ls .
In g e n e r a l , the w o rk
o f a m a c h i n e - t o o l o p e r a t o r ( t o o l r o o m ) at the s k i l l l e v e l c a l l e d f o r in this
c l a s s i f i c a t i o n r e q u i r e s e x te n s i v e k no w le dge o f m a c h in e - s h o p and to o l r o o m
p r a c t i c e usually a c q u ir e d through c o n s i d e r a b l e o n - t h e - j o b tr a in in g a n d
exp erien ce.

includ e
shops.

F o r c r o s s - i n d u s t r y wage study p u r p o s e s , this c l a s s i f i c a t io n d oes not
m a c h i n e - t o o l o p e r a t o r s ( t o o l r o o m ) e m p lo y e d in to ol and die job bing

F o r c r o s s - i n d u s t r y w ag e study p u r p o s es , this c l a s s i fi c a t io n does not
include t o o l and die m a k e r s who (1) a r e e m p lo y e d in t o o l and die jobbing
shops o r (2) prod uce f o r g i n g d ie s (d ie s i n k e rs ).
S T A T IO N A R Y E N G IN EE R
O p e r a t e s and m ainta ins and m a y also s u p e r v i s e the op e r a tio n o f
s ta tio n a r y engines and equip m en t (m e c h a n i c a l o r e l e c t r i c a l ) to supply the
e s ta b lis h m e n t in which e m p l o 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 ditioning.
W o rk i n v o l v e s :
O p e ratin g and mainta in ing equipment such as
s te am en g in e s , a i r c o m p r e s s o r s , g e n e r a t o r s , m o t o r s , tu rb in e s , ventila ting
and r e f r i g e r a t i n g equipm en t, ste am b o i l e r s and b o i l e r - f e d w a t e r pumps;
m ak in g equip m ent r e p a i r s ; and keeping a r e c o r d o f op e r a tio n of m a c h i n e r y ,
te m p e r a t u r e , and f u e l con su mptio n.
M ay a ls o s u p e r v i s e th ese op e ration s .
Head o r c h i e f e n g i n e e r s in e s ta b lis h m e n ts e m p l o y i n g m o r e than one e n g in e e r
are excluded.
B O ILE R TE N D E R
F ires
s ta tio n a r y b o i l e r s to furnis h the e s ta b lis h m en t in which
e m p l o y e d with heat, p o w e r , o r s te am .
F e e d s fu e ls to f i r e by hand or
o p e r a t e s a m e c h a n i c a l s to k e r , g as, o r o i l b u rn e r; and checks w a t e r and
s a fe ty v a l v e s .
M a y c le a n , o i l , o r a s s i s t in r e p a i r i n g b o i l e r r o o m equipment.

Material Movement and Custodial
TR U CK D R IV ER
D r i v e s a tr uck with in a c ity o r in d u s tr i a l a r e a to tr 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 , equip m ent, o r w o r k e r s betw een v a r io u s ty p es o f e s t a b ­
lis h m e n ts such as:
Manufa ct uring plants, f r e i g h t d epots , w a r e h o u s e s , w h o l e ­
sale and r e t a i l ' e s t a b lis h m e n ts , o r b e tw e e n r e t a i l
e s tab lishm en ts and
c u s t o m e r s ' houses o r p la c e s of business. M a y a l s o load o r unload tr uck with
o r without h e l p e r s , m ak e m i n o r m e c h a n i c a l r e p a i r s , and keep tr uck in good
working o rd er.
S a l e s r o u t e and o v e r - t h e - r o a d d r i v e r s a r e e x c lu d e d .
F o r w a g e study p u r p o s e s , t r u c k d r i v e r s a r e c l a s s i f i e d by s i z e and
type o f equipm 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 r a te d on the basis
o f t r a i l e r c a p a c i ty .)




T R U C K D R I V E R — Continued
T ru ck d river,
T ru ck d river,
T ru ck d river,
T ru ck d river,

lig ht tru c k (under lVz to ns)
m e d iu m tr uck ( I V 2 to and includin g 4 tons)
he av y tr uck ( t r a i l e r ) ( o v e r 4 to ns)
heavy tr u c k (o th e r than t r a i l e r ) ( o v e r 4 tons)

S H IP P IN G A N D R E C E IV IN G C L E R K
P r e p a r e s m e r c h a n d i s e f o r shipment, o r r e c e i v e s and is r e s p o n s i b l e
f o r in c o m in g shipments o f m e r c h a n d i s e o r oth e r m a t e r i a l s .
Shipping w o r k
i n v o l v e s : A k nowle dge o f shipping p r o c e d u r e s , p r a c t i c e s , route s, a v a ila b le
m ea n s o f t r a n s p o r ta t io n , and ra te s ; and p r e p a r i n g r e c o r d s o f the goods

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 — Continued

S H I P P I N G P A C K E R — Continued

shipped, makin g up b ills o f lad ing, postin g w eig ht and shipping c h a r g e s , and
keep in g a f i l e of shipping r e c o r d s .
M ay d i r e c t o r a s s i s t in p r e p a r i n g the
m e r c h a n d i s e f o r shipment.
R e c e i v i n g w o rk i n v o l v e s : V e r i f y i n g o r d i r e c ti n g
o th e rs in v e r i f y i n g the c o r r e c t n e s s of shipments ag ainst b ills o f lading,
i n v o i c e s , o r oth e r r e c o r d s ; checking f o r sh o rta ge s and r e j e c t i n g dam aged
goods; routing m e r c h a n d is e o r m a t e r i a l s to p r o p e r d e p a rtm 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 i l e s .

shipping con tain e rs and m a y i n v o lv e one o r m o r e o f the f o l l o w i n g : K n o w le d g e
o f v a r io u s i te m s o f stock in o r d e r to v e r i f y content; s e le c tio n o f a p p ro p riate
type and s i z e o f con tainer; in s e r ti n g e n c lo s u r e s in con ta in er; using e x c e l s i o r
o r other m a t e r i a l to p re v e n t b re ak ag e o r d am age; c l o s in g and sealing c on­
ta in e r ; and applyin g la b e ls o r e n te r in g id entif y ing data on conta iner.
Packers
who also m ak e wo oden boxes o r c r a t e s a r e excluded.
M A T E R I A L H A N D L IN G L A B O R E R

F o r wage

study p u rp o s es ,

w o r k e r s a r e c l a s s i f i e d as f o l l o w s :
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 an ufactu ring plant, s t o r e , o r
oth e r e s ta b lis h m en t whose duties in v o l v e one o r m o r e o f the f o l l o w i n g :
L oa d in g 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 is e on o r f r o m fr e i g h t
c a r s , tr u c k s, o r other tra n s p o r tin g d e v i c e s ; unpacking, s he lv ing , o r placing
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 to r a g e lo catio n; and tr a n s p o r tin g
m a t e r i a l s o r m e r c h a n d is e by handtruck, c a r , o r w h e e l b a r r o w .
Longshore
w o r k e r s , who load and unload ships, a r e excluded.

Shipping c l e r k
R eceivin g clerk
Shipping and r e c e i v i n g c l e r k
WAREHOUSEMAN
A s d i r e c t e d , p e r f o r m s a v a r i e t y of w are h o u s in g duties which r e q u i r e
an understanding o f the e s ta b lis h m e n t's s tor a g e p la n . 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 : V e r i f y i n g m a t e r i a l s [ o r m e r c h a n d i s e ) ag ainst r e c e i v i n g
d oc u m e n ts , noting and r e p o r tin g d i s c r e p a n c i e s and obvious d am age s ; routing
m a t e r i a l s to p r e s c r i b e d s tor a g e lo catio ns; storin g , stacking, o r p a l l e ti z i n g
m a t e r i a l s in a c c ord an c e with p r e s c r i b e d s tor a g e methods; r e a r r a n g i n g and
t a k i n g i n v e n t o r y o f store d m a t e r i a l s ; exam in in g sto red m a t e r i a l s and
r e p o r t i n g d e t e r i o r a t i o n and d am age; r e m o v i n g m a t e r i a l f r o m s to r a g e and
p r e p a r i n g it f o r shipment.
M ay op e rate hand o r p ow e r trucks in p e r f o r m i n g
w a r e h o u s in g duties.
E xclu de w o r k e r s wh ose p r i m a r y duties i n v o lv e shipping and r e c e i v ­
ing w o r k ( s e e Shipping and R e c e i v i n g C le r k and Shipping P a c k e r ) , o r d e r f i l l i n g
( s e e O r d e r F i l l e r ) , o r op e r a tin g p o w e r trucks (see P o w e r - T r u c k O p e r a t o r ) .
ORDER F IL L E R
F i l l s shipping o r t r a n s f e r o r d e r s f o r finis hed goods f r o m sto red
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 ific a tio n s on s ale s slip s, c u s t o m e r s '
o r d e r s , o r oth e r in s tru c tio ns .
M ay, in addition to f i l l i n g o r d e r s and in d i­
cating i t e m s f i l l e d o r om it ted , keep r e c o r d s o f outgoing o r d e r s , req u is ition
ad d ition al stock o r r e p o r t short supplies to s u p e r v i s o r , and p e r f o r m other
r e l a t e d duties.
SH IPPIN G P A C K E R
P r e p a r e s finis hed produc ts f o r shipment o r s to r a g e by p lac in g them
in shipping c o n ta in e r s , the s p ec ific op e ratio n s p e r f o r m e d being dependent
upon the ty p e, s i z e , and nu mber o f units to be packed, the type o f con tainer
e m p l o y e d , and m ethod o f shipment.
W o rk r e q u i r e s the placin g o f i t e m s in




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PO W E R -TRU CK OPERATO R
O p e ra t e s a m anuall y c o n tr o lle 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 truc k
o r t r a c t o r to tr a n s p o r t goods and m a t e r i a l s o f a l l kinds about a w a r e h o u s e ,
m anufactu rin g plant, o r other es tab lis h m en t.
tr uck ,

F o r w a g e study p u rp o s es , w o r k e r s a r e 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 rk lift operator
P o w e r - t r u c k o p e r a t o r (other than f o r k l i f t )

GUARD AND W A TC H M A N
G u ar d . P e r f o r m s routine p o l i c e duties, e ith e r at f ix e d post o r on
to u r, m ainta ining 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
guar ds who a r e stationed at gate and check on id e n tity o f e m p l o y e e s and
oth e r p e rs on s e n t e r i n g .
W a tchm an. M ak e s 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 en try .

p erio dically

in p ro te c tin g

J A N I T O R , P O R T E R , OR C L E A N E R
C le a ns and keep s in an o r d e r l y condition f a c t o r y w o rk in g a r e a s and
w a s h r o o m s , o r p r e m i s e s o f an o f f i c e , ap artm en t house, o r c o m m e r c i a l
o r other e s tab li s h m en t.
Duties i n v o lv e a com bination o f the f o l l o w i n g :
Sweeping, m opping o r scrubbing, and p olis hin g f l o o r s ; r e m o v i n g chips, tr a s h ,
and other r e f u s e ; dusting equipment, fu r n itu r e , o r f i x tu r e s ; polishing m e t a l
f i x t u r e s o r t r i m m i n g s ; p r o v id in g sup plies and m i n o r m aintenance s e r v i c e s ;
and c le anin g l a v a t o r i e s , s h o w e rs , and r e s t r o o m s .
W o r k e r s who s p e c i a l i z e
in win do w washing a r e e x c lu d e d .

Service Contract
Act Surveys
T h e f o llo w in g a r e a s a r e s u r ­
v e y e d p e r i o d i c a l l y f o r use in a d m in ­
i s t e r i n g the S e r v i c e C ontract A c t
of 1965.
S u r v e y r es u lts a r e pub­
lis h e d in r e l e a s e s which a r e a v a i l a ­
b le, at no c ost, wh il e supplies la st
f r o m any of the B L S r e g i o n a l o ff i c e s
shown on the back c o v e r .
A l a s k a (s ta te w id e )
A l b a n y , Ga.

A l e x a n d r i a , La.
A lp e n a, Standish, and
T a w a s C ity, Mich.
A s h e v i l l e , N .C.
A tla n tic C ity, N.J.
Augus ta, Ga.—
S.C.
Austin , T e x .
B a k e r s f i e l d , Cali f.
Baton R ouge, L a.
B a ttle C r e e k ,

M ich.

B e a u m o n t —P o r t A r t h u r -

O r an g e , T e x.
B i l o x i — u lfp o r t and
G
P a s c a g o u la , M is s .
B r e m e r t o n , Wash.
B r i d g e p o r t , N o r w a l k , and
S t a m f o r d , Conn.
B r u n s w i c k , Ga.

C ed ar R ap id s, Iowa
Champaign—Urbana—
Rantoul, 111.
C h a r le sto n , S.C.
Cheyenne, Wyo.
C l a r k s v i l l e — o p k i n s v i l l e , T enn.—Ky.
H
C o lo r a d o S p r i n g s , Colo.
C olum b ia , S.C.
Columbus , M is s .
C ra n e , Ind.
D ecatu r, 111.
Des M o in e s , Iowa
Dothan, A la .
Duluth— u p e r i o r , Minn .—W is .
S
E l P a s o , T e x . , and A l a m o g o r d o —L a s
C r u c e s , N. Mex.
Eug ene— p r i n g f i e l d and M e d f o r d —
S
K lam ath F a l l s — rants P a s s —
G
R o s e b u r g , O reg .
F a y e t t e v i l l e , N.C.
F itc h b u r g —L e o m i n s t e r , M as s .




F o r t R i l e y —Junction C it y, Kans.
F o r t Sm ith , A r k . —Okla.
F o r t W ayn e, Ind.
F r e d e r i c k —H a g e r stown—
C h a m b e r s b u r g , Md.—Pa.
G ad sden and Anniston, A la.
G o l d s b o r o , N .C .
Grand Island— astings , N eb r.
H
Guam, T e r r i t o r y of
H a r r i s b u r g —Le banon, Pa.
L a C r o s s e , W is .
L aredo , Tex.
L awton, Okla.
L e xin gto n —F a y e t t e , Ky.
L i m a , Ohio
L o g a n s p o r t—P e r u , Ind.
L o w e r E a s t e r n Shore, Md.—V a.—Del.
M acon , Ga.
M ad is on, W is .
M aine (s ta te w i d e )
M c A l l e n — h a r r —Edinburg and
P
B r o w n s v i l l e —H a r l i n g e n —

San B en it o, T e x .
M eridian , M iss.
M id d l e s e x , Monmouth, and
Ocean C o s ., N.J.
M o b ile and P e n s a c o l a , A l a . —F la .
Montana (s ta te w id e )
N a s h v i l l e —Davidson, Tenn.
N e w B e r n —J a c k s o n v i l l e , N .C.
N e w H a m p s h i r e (s ta te w id e )
N e w London— o r w i c h , Conn.—
N
R.I.
N orth Dakota (s ta te w id e )
Northern New York
Orlando, F la .
Oxnard— i m i V a l l e y —V entu ra , Calif.
S
P h o en ix , A r i z .
P in e B lu ff, A r k .
P u e b lo, Colo.
Puerto Rico
R a le ig h — rham , N.C .
Du
Reno, N ev.
R i v e r s i d e - S a n B e r n a rd in o —
O ntario , C ali f.
Salina, Kans.
Sa li nas— e a s id e — o n te r e y , C alif.
S
M
Sandusky, Ohio
Santa B a r b a r a —
Santa M a r i a —
L o m p o c , Calif.

Savannah, Ga.
S e l m a , Ala.
Sherm an—
Denison , T e x .
S h r e v e p o r t , L a.
South Dakota ( s ta te w id e )
Southern Idaho
South west ern V i r g i n i a
S p r in g f i e l d , 111.
S p r i n g f i e l d —C h i c o p e e —H o l y o k e ,
M a s s . —Conn.

Stockton, C alif.
T a c o m a , Wash.
Tam pa—
St. P e t e r s b u r g , F la .
T o p e k a , Kans.
T u ls a , Okla.
Upper P e ninsula , Mich.
V a lle jo— a irfield —
F
Nap a, C alif.
V e r m o n t ( s t a te w id e )
V i r g i n Islands o f the U.S.
W aco and K i l l e e n — e m p l e , T e x .
T
W a t e r l o o —C ed a r F a l l s , Iowa
W est Texas

P la in s

W e s t V i r g i n i a ( s t a te w id e )
W ilm in g to n , D e l.— J.—Md.
N.
Y a k im a , Richlan d—K e nne w ic k , and
W a ll a W a ll a—Pendleto n,
Wash.—O r eg .

ALSO A V A IL A B L E —
An annual r e p o r t on s a l a r i e s f o r
accountants, a u d ito rs , c h ie f accoun t­
ants, a tt o r n e y s , job an alysts , d i r e c ­
t o r s of p e rs o n n e l, b u y e r s , c h e m is t s ,
e n g i n e e r s , e n g in e e rin g te chnicians,
d r a f t e r s , a n d c l e r i c a l e m p lo y e e s
is a v a ila b le .
O r d e r as B LS B u l l e ­
tin 19 80, N a tio n a l Su rvey of P r o ­
f e s s i onal, A d m i n i s t r a t i v e , T e c h n ic a l
and C l e r i c a l Pay, M a r c h 1977, $2.40
a copy, f r o m any of the B L S r e ­
gional s ale s o f f i c e s shown on the
bac k c o v e r , or f r o m the S u p e r in ­
tendent o f Doc um ents , U.S. G o v e r n ­
m ent P r in tin g O f f ic e , Washington,
D.C. 20402.

Area Wage
Surveys
cn

A l i s t o f th e l a t e s t b u l l e t i n s a v a i l a b l e is p r e s e n t e d b e l o w .
B u lletin
m a y be p u r c h a s e d f r o m a n y o f the B L S r e g i o n a l o f f i c e s s h o w n on the bac
c o v e r , o r f r o m the S u p e r i n t e n d e n t o f D o c u m e n t s , U.S. G o v e r n m e n t P r i n t i n g
O f f i c e , W a s h i n g t o n , D . C . 20402.
M a k e c h e c k s p a y a b l e to S u p e r i n t e n d e n t o f
D ocum ents.
A d i r e c t o r y o f o c c u p a t i o n a l w a g e s u r v e y s , c o v e r i n g the y e a r s
1950 t h r o u g h 197 5, is a v a i l a b l e on r e q u e s t .

y

Area

A k r o n , Ohio, Dec. 19761________________________________________
A lb a n y —
Schenectady— r o y , N . Y . , Sept. 1977_________________
T
A n a h e im —
Santa A n a— a r d e n G r o v e ,
G
C a l i f . , Oct. 1977________________________________________________
Atla nta, G a ., M a y 1977__________________________________________
B a l t i m o r e , M d . , Aug. 1977_____________________________________
B i l l i n g s , M on t. , July 1977 1____________________________________
B i r m i n g h a m , A l a . , M a r . 1977__________________________________
Bosto n, M a s s . , Aug. 1977_______________________________________
B u ffa lo, N . Y . , Oct. 1977_________________________________________
Canton, Ohio, M a y 1977 1 _______________________________________
Chattanooga, T e n n . - G a . , Sept. 1977___________________________
C h ic a g o , 111., M a y 1977 1________________________________________
Cincinnati, Ohio— y . — n d . , July 1977 1 _______________________
K
I
C le v e la n d , Ohio, Sept. 1977 1__________________________________
C olum bus , Ohio, Oct. 1977_____________________________________
Corpus C h r i s t i , T e x . , July 1977 1 _____________________________
D a l l a s —F o r t W o rth , T e x . , Oct. 197 6 ___________________________
D a v e n p o r t—R o c k Island— o l i n e , Iowa—111., M a y 1977 1 _____
M
Dayton, Ohio, D ec. 1976 ________________________________________
Daytona B ea ch , F l a . , Aug. 1 9 77 *______________________________
D e n v e r — o u l d e r , C o lo ., Dec. 1976____________________________
B
D e t r o i t , M ic h . , M a r . 1977______________________________________
F r e s n o , C a l i f . , June 1977 ______________________________________
G a i n e s v i l l e , F l a . , Sept. 1977 1__________________________________
G r e e n B ay, W i s . , July 1977____________________________________
G r e e n s b o r o —W ins to n - S a l e m —
High P o i n t ,
N . C . , Aug. 1977 1_______________________________________________
G r e e n v i l l e — p a r ta n b u r g , S .C ., June 1977 ____________________
S
H a r tf o r d , Conn., M a r . 1977 ____________________________________
Houston, T e x . , Aug. 1 9771_____________________________________
H un ts ville , A l a . , Feb. 1977 1___________________________________
Indianapoli s, Ind., Oct. 1977___________________________________
Jackson, M i s s . , Jan. 1 9 77 1 ____________________________________
J a c k s o n v ille , F l a . , D ec. 1 9 7 6 * _________________________________
Kansas C ity , M o . - K a n s . , Sept. 1977__________________________
L o s A n g e l e s — on g B each , C a l i f. , Oct. 1977_________________
L
L o u i s v i l l e , K y .—I n d ., N ov. 1976________________________________
M e m p h is , T e n n .— r k . — i s s . , N ov. 1977______________________
A
M




B u lletin num ber
and p r i c e *

1900-76, 85 cents
1950-52, 80 cents
1950-60,
1950-17,
1950-39,
1950-40,
1950-8,
1950-50,
1950-58,
1950-28,
1950-44,
1950-41,
1950-45,
1950-53,
1950-64,
1950-35,
1900-63,
1950-26,
1900-78,
1950-43,
1900-73,
1950-13,
1950-30,
1950-46,
1950-36,

$1.00
$1.20
$1.20
$1.00
85 cents
$1.20
$1.00
$1.10
70 cents
$1.40
$1.20
$1.40
$1.00
$1.00
85 cents
$1.10
85 cents
$1.00
85 cents
$1.20
70 cents
$1.00
70 cents

1950-42,
1950-33,
1950-9,
1950-48,
1950-4,
1950-56,
1950-2,
1900-80,
1950-54,
1950-61,
1900-69,
1950-63,

$1.10
70 cents
80 cents
$1.40
$1.40
$1.00
$1.50
85 cents
$1.00
$1.20
55 cents
70 cents

Area
M i a m i , F l a . , O c t. 1977______________________________________________
M i l w a u k e e , W i s . , A p r . 1977 ______________________________________
M in n eap o lis—
St. P a u l , M i n n . —W i s . , Jan. 1977 _________________
N a s s a u — u f f o l k , N . Y . , June 1977 ________________________________
S
N e w a r k , N . J . , Jan. 1977 ___________________________________________
N e w O r l e a n s , L a . , Jan. 1977 1 ___________________________________
N e w Y o r k , N . Y . - N . J . , M a y 1 9 7 7 _________________________________
N o r f o l k —V i r g i n i a B e a c h —P o r t s m o u t h , V a . —
N . C . , M a y 1977 _____________________________________________________
N o r f o l k —V i r g i n i a B e a c h —P o r t s m o u t h and
N e w p o r t N e w s — a m p t o n , V a . —N . C . , M a y 1 9 7 7 ______________
H
N o r t h e a s t P e n n s y l v a n i a , A u g . 1977 1____________________________
O k l a h o m a C i t y , O k l a . , A u g . 1977 1
_______________________________
O m a h a , N e b r . - I o w a , O c t. 1977 1 _________________________________
P a t e r s o n —C l i f t o n —P a s s a i c , N . J . , June 1977 ___________________
P h i l a d e l p h i a , P a . —N . J . , N o v . 1977_______________________________
P i t t s b u r g h , P a . , Jan. 1977_________________________________________
P o r t l a n d , M a i n e , D e c . 1976* _____________________________________
P o r t l a n d , O r e g . ‘—W a s h . , M a y 1977 1_____________________________
P o u g h k e e p s i e , N . Y . , June 1977 __________________________________
P o u g h k e e p s i e — i n g s t o n — e w b u r g h , N . Y . , June 197 6 ________
K
N
P r o v i d e n c e —W a r w i c k —P a w t u c k e t , R . I . —
M a s s . , June 1977 1 _________________________________________________
R i c h m o n d , V a . , June 1977 1 _______________________________________
St. L o u i s , M o . —111., M a r . 1977 ___________________________________
S a c r a m e n t o , C a l i f . , D e c . 1976 ___________________________________
S a g i n a w , M i c h . , N o v . 1977_________________________________________
S a l t L a k e C i t y —O g d e n , Utah , N o v . 1 9 7 6 _________________________
S an A n t o n i o , T e x . , M a y 1 9 7 7 * ____________________________________
S an D i e g o , C a l i f . , N o v . 1 9 7 6 ______________________________________
S an F r a n c i s c o — a k l a n d , C a l i f . , M a r . 1977 ____________________
O
S a n J o s e , C a l i f . , M a r . 1 9 7 7 _______________________________________
S e a t t l e —E v e r e t t , W a s h . , Jan 1977 1______________________________
S out h B e n d , I n d ., A u g . 1977 1_____________________________________
S y r a c u s e , N . Y . , J u ly 197 6 _________________________________________
T o l e d o , O h io —M i c h . , M a y 1 9 7 7 ___________________________________
T r e n t o n , N . J . , S ep t. 1977________________________ _______ __________
U t i c a - R o m e , N . Y . , J u l y ^ ? 1 ___________________________________
W a s h i n g t o n , D. C . —M d . —V a . , M a r . 1977 _________________________
W i c h i t a , K a n s . , A p r . 1 9 7 7 1 _______________________________________
W o r c e s t e r , M a s s . , A p r . 1977 ____________________________________
Y o r k , P a . , F e b . 1977 _______________________________________________

l

B u lletin num ber
and p r i c e *
1 9 5 0 -5 7 ,
1 95 0-1 4 ,
1 9 5 0 -3 ,
1 95 0-2 7 ,
1 95 0-7 ,
195 0-5 ,
1 95 0-3 1 ,

$1.00
$1.10
$1.60
$1.00
$1.60
$1.60
$1.20

1 95 0-2 0 ,

70 c e n ts

1 95 0-2 1 ,
1 95 0-3 8 ,
1 9 5 0 -4 9 ,
1 9 5 0 -5 5 ,
1 95 0-3 4 ,
1 95 0-62,
1 95 0-1 ,
1 90 0-7 2 ,
1 95 0-3 2 ,
1 95 0 -2 5 ,
1 90 0 -5 5 ,

70 c e n ts
$1.10
$1.10
$1.10
70 c e n ts
$1.20
$1.50
85 c e n ts
$1.20
70 c e n t s
55 c e n t s

1 95 0 -2 2 ,
1 95 0 -2 3 ,
1 95 0 -1 0 ,
1 90 0 -7 1 ,
195 0-5 9 ,
1 90 0 -6 5 ,
1 95 0-2 4 ,
1 90 0-7 9 ,
1 95 0-2 9 ,
1 95 0-1 9 ,
195 0-1 2 ,
1 9 5 0 -5 1 ,
1 90 0-4 4 ,
1 95 0-1 8 ,
1 9 5 0 -4 7 ,
1 95 0-3 7 ,
1 95 0-1 1 ,
1 95 0-1 6 ,
1 95 0 -1 5 ,
1 95 0 -6 ,

$1.20
$1.10
$1.20
55 c e n t s
70 c en ts
55 c e n t s
$1.10
55 c e n t s
$1.20
$1.00
$1.20
$1.10
55 c e n t s
80 c e n t s
70 c e n ts
$1.10
$1.20
$1.10
70 c e n ts
$1.10

Prices are d e te rm in e d by the G o ve rn m e n t P rin tin g O ffic e and are subject to change.
D a ta on e sta b lish m e n t practices and supplem entary wage provisions are also presented.

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