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The Davenport—
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UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
BUREAU OF LABOR STATISTICS

BUREAU OF LABOR STATISTICS REGIONAL OFFICES

Region I
Region II
341 Ninth Ave.
1603-B Federal Building
New York, N .Y . 10001
Government Center
Phone: 971-5405 (Area Code 212)
Boston, Mass. 02203
Phone: 223-6762 (Area Code 617)

Region III
406 Penn Square Building
1317 Filbert St.
Philadelphia, Pa. 19107
Phone: 597-7716 (Area Code 215)

Region IV
Suite 540
1371 Peachtree St. NE.
Atlanta, Ga. 30309
Phone: 526-5418 (Area Code 404)

Region V
Region VI
Federal Office Building
219 South Dearborn St.
Chicago, 111. 60604
911 Walnut S t ., 10th Floor
Phone: 353-7230 (Area Code 312)
Kansas City, Mo. 64106
Phone: 374-2481 (Area Code 816)

Region VII
337 Mayflower Building
411 North Akard St.
Dallas, Tex. 75201
Phone: 749-3616 (Area Code 214)

Region VIII
450 Golden Gate Ave.
Box 36017
San Francisco, C alif. 94102
Phone: 556-4678 (Area Code 415)




Area Wage Survey
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Rock Island—
Moline, Iowa—
Illinois,
Metropolitan Area




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B u lle tin N o. 1 6 2 5 -1 6
January 1969

UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
Willard Wirtz, Secretary
BUREAU OF LABOR STATISTICS

Ben Burdetsky, Acting Commissioner
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l i s h m e n t p r a c t i c e s a n d s u p p le m e n t a r y w a g e p r o v i s i o n s . It
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o f th e a r e a s s t u d i e d , f o r g e o g r a p h i c r e g i o n s , a n d f o r th e
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tu re an d le v e l of w a g e s am o n g a r e a s an d in d u str y d iv is io n s .
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l e t in p r e s e n t s s u r v e y r e s u l t s f o r e a c h a r e a s t u d ie d .
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s t u d ie d in to o n e b u l l e t i n . T h e s e c o n d p a r t p r e s e n t s i n f o r ­
m a t io n w h ic h h a s b e e n p r o j e c t e d f r o m i n d iv id u a l m e t r o ­
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h o u r ly e a r n i n g s f o r s e l e c t e d o c c u p a t i o n a l g r o u p s , a n d
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N in e t y a r e a s c u r r e n t l y a r e i n c lu d e d in th e p r o ­
gram .
In e a c h a r e a , i n f o r m a t i o n on o c c u p a t i o n a l e a r n i n g s
i s c o l l e c t e d a n n u a lly a n d o n e s t a b l i s h m e n t p r a c t i c e s a n d
s u p p le m e n t a r y w a g e p r o v i s i o n s b i e n n i a l l y .
T h i s b u l l e t i n p r e s e n t s r e s u l t s o f th e s u r v e y in
D a v e n p o r t — o c k I s l a n d — o l i n e , Io w a—
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T h e S t a n d a r d M e t r o p o l i t a n S t a t i s t i c a l A r e a , a s d e f in e d b y
th e B u r e a u o f th e B u d g e t t h r o u g h J a n u a r y 1 9 6 8 , c o n s i s t s
o f S c o t t C o u n t y , Io w a ; a n d H e n r y a n d R o c k I s l a n d C o u n ­
t i e s , 111.
T h i s s tu d y w a s c o n d u c te d b y th e B u r e a u ' s r e ­
g io n a l o f f ic e in K a n s a s C i t y , M o . , u n d e r th e g e n e r a l
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Area Wage Survey
The Davenport—Rock Island—Moline, Iowa—111., Metropolitan Area
Introduction
T h i s a r e a i s 1 o f 9 0 in w h ic h th e U .S . D e p a r t m e n t o f L a b o r 's
B u r e a u of L a b o r S t a t is t ic s c o n d u c ts s u r v e y s of o c c u p a tio n a l e a r n in g s
an d r e la te d b e n e fits on an a r e a w id e b a s i s . 1

to m e r i t p r e s e n t a t i o n , o r (2)
in d iv id u a l e s t a b l i s h m e n t d a t a .

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O c c u p a t io n a l e m p lo y m e n t a n d e a r n i n g s d a t a a r e sh o w n f o r
f u l l - t i m e w o r k e r s , i . e . , t h o s e h i r e d to w o r k a r e g u l a r w e e k ly s c h e d u le
in th e g iv e n o c c u p a t i o n a l c l a s s i f i c a t i o n .
E a r n i n g s d a t a e x c lu d e p r e ­
m iu m p a y f o r o v e r t i m e a n d f o r w o r k on w e e k e n d s , h o l i d a y s , an d la t e
s h i f t s . N o n p r o d u c t io n b o n u s e s a r e e x c l u d e d , b u t c o s t - o f - l i v i n g a l l o w ­
a n c e s a n d in c e n t iv e e a r n i n g s a r e in c lu d e d . W h e re w e e k ly h o u r s a r e
r e p o r t e d , a s f o r o f f ic e c l e r i c a l o c c u p a t i o n s , r e f e r e n c e i s to th e s t a n d ­
a r d w o r k w e e k (r o u n d e d to th e n e a r e s t h a l f h o u r) f o r w h ic h e m p l o y e e s
r e c e iv e th e ir r e g u la r s tr a ig h t - t im e s a l a r i e s (e x c lu s iv e of p ay fo r
o v e r t i m e a t r e g u l a r a n d / o r p r e m iu m r a t e s ) . A v e r a g e w e e k ly e a r n in g s
f o r t h e s e o c c u p a t i o n s h a v e b e e n r o u n d e d to th e n e a r e s t h a l f d o l l a r .

T h i s b u l l e t i n p r e s e n t s c u r r e n t o c c u p a t i o n a l e m p lo y m e n t an d
e a r n i n g s i n f o r m a t i o n o b t a in e d l a r g e l y b y m a i l f r o m th e e s t a b l i s h m e n t s
v i s i t e d b y B u r e a u f i e l d e c o n o m i s t s in th e l a s t p r e v i o u s s u r v e y f o r
o c c u p a t i o n s r e p o r t e d in t h a t e a r l i e r s tu d y . P e r s o n a l v i s i t s w e r e m a d e
to n o n r e s p o n d e n t s a n d to t h o s e r e s p o n d e n t s r e p o r t i n g u n u s u a l c h a n g e s
s i n c e th e p r e v i o u s s u r v e y .
In e a c h a r e a , d a t a a r e o b ta in e d f r o m r e p r e s e n t a t i v e e s t a b ­
l i s h m e n t s w ith in s i x b r o a d i n d u s t r y d i v i s i o n s :
M a n u f a c t u r in g ; t r a n s ­
p o r t a t i o n , c o m m u n ic a t io n , a n d o t h e r p u b lic u t i l i t i e s ; w h o l e s a l e t r a d e ;
r e t a i l t r a d e ; f in a n c e , i n s u r a n c e , a n d r e a l e s t a t e ; a n d s e r v i c e s .
M a jo r
i n d u s t r y g r o u p s e x c lu d e d f r o m t h e s e s t u d i e s a r e g o v e r n m e n t o p e r a ­
t io n s a n d th e c o n s t r u c t i o n a n d e x t r a c t i v e i n d u s t r i e s . E s t a b l i s h m e n t s
h a v in g f e w e r th a n a p r e s c r i b e d n u m b e r o f w o r k e r s a r e o m it t e d b e c a u s e
th e y te n d to f u r n i s h i n s u f f i c ie n t e m p lo y m e n t in th e o c c u p a t i o n s s t u d ie d
to w a r r a n t i n c lu s i o n .
S e p a r a t e t a b u l a t io n s a r e p r o v i d e d f o r e a c h o f
th e b r o a d i n d u s t r y d i v i s i o n s w h ic h m e e t p u b lic a t io n c r i t e r i a .

T h e a v e r a g e s p r e s e n te d r e f le c t c o m p o site , a r e a w id e e s t i ­
m a te s.
I n d u s t r i e s a n d e s t a b l i s h m e n t s d i f f e r in p a y l e v e l an d jo b
s t a f f i n g a n d , t h u s , c o n t r ib u t e d i f f e r e n t l y to th e e s t i m a t e s f o r e a c h jo b .
T h e p a y r e l a t i o n s h i p o b t a in a b le f r o m th e 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 th e w a g e s p r e a d o r d i f f e r e n t i a l m a in t a in e d a m o n g j o b s in
in d iv id u a l e s t a b l i s h m e n t s . S i m i l a r l y , d i f f e r e n c e s in a v e r a g e p a y l e v e l s
f o r m e n a n d w o m e n in a n y o f th e s e l e c t e d o c c u p a t i o n s s h o u ld n ot b e
a s s u m e d to r e f l e c t d i f f e r e n c e s in p a y t r e a t m e n t o f th e s e x e s w ith in
in d iv id u a l e s t a b l i s h m e n t s . O th e r p o s s i b l e f a c t o r s w h ic h m a y c o n t r i b ­
u te to d i f f e r e n c e s in p a y f o r m e n a n d w o m e n in c lu d e :
D i f f e r e n c e s in
p r o g r e s s i o n w ith in e s t a b l i s h e d r a t e r a n g e s , s i n c e o n ly th e a c t u a l r a t e s
p a id in c u m b e n t s a r e c o l l e c t e d ; a n d d i f f e r e n c e s in s p e c i f i c d u t ie s p e r ­
f o r m e d , a lth o u g h th e w o r k e r s a r e c l a s s i f i e d a p p r o p r i a t e l y w ith in th e
s a m e s u r v e y jo b d e s c r i p t i o n . J o b d e s c r i p t i o n s u s e d in c l a s s i f y i n g e m ­
p l o y e e s in t h e s e s u r v e y s a r e u s u a l l y m o r e g e n e r a l i z e d th a n t h o s e u s e d
in in d iv id u a l e s t a b l i s h m e n t s a n d a llo w f o r m in o r d i f f e r e n c e s a m o n g
e s t a b l i s h m e n t s in th e s p e c i f i c d u t i e s p e r f o r m e d .

T h e s e s u r v e y s a r e c o n d u c te d on a s a m p l e b a s i s b e c a u s e o f
th e u n n e c e s s a r y c o s t in v o lv e d in s u r v e y i n g a l l e s t a b l i s h m e n t s .
To
o b ta in o p t im u m a c c u r a c y a t m in im u m c o s t , a g r e a t e r p r o p o r t i o n o f
l a r g e th a n o f s m a l l e s t a b l i s h m e n t s i s s t u d ie d . In c o m b in in g th e d a t a ,
h o w e v e r , a l l e s t a b l i s h m e n t s a r e g iv e n t h e i r a p p r o p r i a t e w e ig h t .
E s­
t i m a t e s b a s e d on th e e s t a b l i s h m e n t s s t u d ie d a r e p r e s e n t e d , t h e r e f o r e ,
a s r e l a t i n g to a l l e s t a b l i s h m e n t s in th e i n d u s t r y g r o u p in g a n d a r e a ,
e x c e p t f o r t h o s e b e lo w th e m in im u m s i z e s t u d ie d .
O c c u p a t io n s an d E a r n i n g s
T h e o c c u p a t io n s s e l e c t e d f o r s tu d y a r e c o m m o n to a v a r i e t y
o f m a n u f a c t u r in g a n d n o n m a n u fa c tu r ih g i n d u s t r i e s , a n d a r e o f th e f o l ­
lo w in g t y p e s :
(1) O f f ic e c l e r i c a l ; (2) p r o f e s s i o n a l a n d t e c h n i c a l ; (3)
m a in t e n a n c e an d p o w e r p la n t; a n d (4) c u s t o d i a l a n d m a t e r i a l m o v e m e n t .
O c c u p a t io n a l c l a s s i f i c a t i o n i s b a s e d o n a u n i f o r m s e t o f jo b d e s c r i p ­
t io n s d e s i g n e d to t a k e a c c o u n t o f i n t e r e s t a b l i s h m e n t v a r i a t i o n in d u t i e s
w ith in th e s a m e jo b .
T h e o c c u p a t i o n s s e l e c t e d f o r s tu d y a r e l i s t e d
a n d d e s c r i b e d in th e a p p e n d ix .
T h e e a r n i n g s d a t a fo llo w in g th e jo b
t i t l e s a r e f o r a l l i n d u s t r i e s c o m b in e d . E a r n i n g s d a t a f o r s o m e o f th e
o c c u p a t io n s l i s t e d an d d e s c r i b e d , o r f o r s o m e i n d u s t r y d i v i s i o n s w ith in
o c c u p a t i o n s , a r e n o t p r e s e n t e d in th e A - s e r i e s t a b l e s b e c a u s e e i t h e r
(1) e m p lo y m e n t in th e o c c u p a t io n i s to o s m a l l to p r o v id e e n o u g h d a ta

O c c u p a t io n a l e m p lo y m e n t e s t i m a t e s r e p r e s e n t th e t o t a l in a l l
e s t a b l i s h m e n t s w ith in th e s c o p e o f th e s tu d y a n d n o t th e n u m b e r a c t u ­
a l l y s u r v e y e d . B e c a u s e o f d i f f e r e n c e s in o c c u p a t i o n a l s t r u c t u r e a m o n g
e s t a b l i s h m e n t s , th e e s t i m a t e s o f o c c u p a tio n a l e m p lo y m e n t o b ta in e d f r o m
th e s a m p l e o f e s t a b l i s h m e n t s s t u d ie d s e r v e o n ly to in d i c a t e th e r e l a t i v e
im p o r t a n c e o f th e j o b s s t u d ie d .
T h e s e d i f f e r e n c e s in o c c u p a t io n a l
s t r u c t u r e d o n o t a f f e c t m a t e r i a l l y th e a c c u r a c y o f th e e a r n i n g s d a t a .
E s t a b lis h m e n t P r a c t ic e s an d S u p p le m e n ta r y W age P r o v is io n s

T a b u l a t io n s o n s e l e c t e d e s t a b l i s h m e n t p r a c t i c e s an d s u p p l e ­
m e n t a r y w a g e p r o v i s i o n s ( B - s e r i e s t a b l e s ) a r e n o t p r e s e n t e d in t h i s
b u lle tin .
I n f o r m a t i o n f o r t h e s e t a b u l a t io n s i s c o l l e c t e d b ie n n ia lly .
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Included in the 90 areas are four studies conducted under contract with the New York State T h e s e t a b u l a t io n s o n m in im u m e n t r a n c e s a l a r i e s f o r i n e x p e r i e n c e d
Department of Labor. These areas are Binghamton (New York portion only); Rochester (office occu­
w o m e n o f f ic e w o r k e r s ; s h if t d i f f e r e n t i a l s ; s c h e d u l e d w e e k ly h o u r s ; p a id
pations only); Syracuse; and U tica—Rome. In addition, the Bureau conducts more lim ited area studies
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in 91 areas at the request of the Wage and Hour and Public Contracts Divisions of the U .S . De­
partment of Labor.
p r e s e n t e d (in th e B - s e r i e s t a b l e s ) in p r e v i o u s b u l l e t i n s f o r t h i s a r e a .




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1 T h e D a v e n p o r t — o c k I s l a n d - M o l i n e S t a n d a r d M e t r o p o l it a n S t a t i s t i c a l A r e a , a s d e f in e d b y th e B u r e a u o f th e B u d g e t t h r o u g h J a n u a r y 1 9 6 8 , c o n s i s t s
R
o f S c o t t C o u n ty , Io w a ; a n d H e n r y a n d R o c k I s l a n d C o u n t i e s , 111. T h e " w o r k e r s w ith in s c o p e o f s t u d y " e s t i m a t e s sh o w n in t h i s t a b l e p r o v i d e a r e a s o n a b l y
a c c u r a t e d e s c r i p t i o n o f th e s i z e a n d c o m p o s i t i o n o f th e l a b o r f o r c e in c lu d e d in th e s u r v e y . T h e e s t i m a t e s a r e n o t in te n d e d , h o w e v e r , t o s e r v e a s a b a s i s
o f c o m p a r i s o n w ith o t h e r e m p l o y m e n t i n d e x e s f o r th e a r e a to m e a s u r e e m p l o y m e n t t r e n d s o r l e v e l s s i n c e (1 ) p la n n in g o f w a g e s u r v e y s r e q u i r e s th e u s e
o f e s t a b l i s h m e n t d a t a c o m p i l e d c o n s i d e r a b l y in a d v a n c e o f th e p a y r o l l p e r i o d s t u d i e d , a n d (2) s m a l l e s t a b l i s h m e n t s a r e e x c l u d e d f r o m th e s c o p e o f
th e s u r v e y .
2 T h e 1 9 6 7 e d it i o n o f th e S t a n d a r d I n d u s t r i a l C l a s s i f i c a t i o n M a n u a l w a s u s e d in c l a s s i f y i n g e s t a b l i s h m e n t s b y i n d u s t r y d i v i s i o n .
3 I n c l u d e s a l l e s t a b l i s h m e n t s w ith t o t a l e m p l o y m e n t a t o r a b o v e th e m i n im u m l i m i t a t i o n .
A l l o u t l e t s (w ith in th e a r e a ) o f c o m p a n i e s in s u c h
in d u s t r ie s a s tr a d e , fin a n c e , a u to r e p a ir s e r v ic e , an d m o tio n p ic tu r e t h e a t e r s a r e c o n s id e r e d a s 1 e s ta b lis h m e n t.
4 I n c l u d e s a l l w o r k e r s in a l l e s t a b l i s h m e n t s w ith t o t a l e m p l o y m e n t (w ith in th e a r e a ) a t o r a b o v e th e m i n im u m li m i t a t i o n .
5 T a x i c a b s a n d s e r v i c e s in c i d e n t a l to w a t e r t r a n s p o r t a t i o n w e r e e x c l u d e d .
6 T h i s i n d u s t r y d i v i s i o n i s r e p r e s e n t e d in e s t i m a t e s f o r " a l l i n d u s t r i e s " a n d " n o n m a n u f a c t u r in g " in th e S e r i e s A t a b l e s . S e p a r a t e p r e s e n t a t i o n
o f d a t a f o r t h i s d i v i s i o n i s n o t m a d e f o r o n e o r m o r e o f th e fo llo w in g r e a s o n s : (1 ) E m p lo y m e n t in th e d i v i s i o n i s t o o s m a l l to p r o v i d e e n o u g h d a t a
to m e r i t s e p a r a t e s t u d y , (2) th e s a m p l e w a s n o t d e s i g n e d i n i t i a l l y t o p e r m i t s e p a r a t e p r e s e n t a t i o n , (3 ) r e s p o n s e w a s i n s u f f i c i e n t o r i n a d e q u a t e to p e r m i t
s e p a r a t e p r e s e n t a t i o n , a n d (4) t h e r e i s p o s s i b i l i t y o f d i s c l o s u r e o f in d iv id u a l e s t a b l i s h m e n t d a t a .
7 H o t e l s a n d m o t e l s ; l a u n d r i e s a n d o t h e r p e r s o n a l s e r v i c e s ; b u s i n e s s s e r v i c e s ; a u t o m o b i le r e p a i r , r e n t a l , a n d p a r k i n g ; m o t io n p i c t u r e s ; n o n p r o f it
m e m b e r s h i p o r g a n i z a t i o n s ( e x c l u d i n g r e l i g i o u s a n d c h a r i t a b l e o r g a n i z a t i o n s ) ; a n d e n g in e e r in g a n d a r c h i t e c t u r a l s e r v i c e s .

A l m o s t t h r e e - f o u r t h s o f th e w o r k e r s w ith in s c o p e o f th e s u r v e y in th e D a v e n p o r t R o c k I s l a n d — o lin e a r e a w e r e e m p l o y e d in m a n u f a c t u r i n g f i r m s . T h e fo llo w in g p r e s e n t s th e
M
m a jo r in d u s tr y g r o u p s a n d s p e c if ic in d u s t r ie s a s a p e r c e n t o f a l l m a n u fa c tu rin g :
In d u str y g r o u p s
M a c h in e r y , e x c e p t e l e c t r i c a l __ 55
P r i m a r y m e t a l i n d u s t r i e s ______15
F o o d a n d k i n d r e d p r o d u c t s _____9

S p e c ific in d u s tr ie s
F a r m m a c h i n e r y ________________ 43
N o n fe r r o u s r o llin g an d
d r a w i n g _________________________ 9
I r o n a n d s t e e l f o u n d r i e s ________
6

T h is in fo r m a tio n i s b a s e d on e s t i m a t e s o f t o ta l e m p lo y m e n t d e r iv e d fr o m u n iv e r s e
m a t e r i a l s c o m p ile d p r io r to a c t u a l s u r v e y .
P r o p o r t i o n s in v a r i o u s i n d u s t r y d i v i s i o n s m a y
d i f f e r f r o m p r o p o r t i o n s b a s e d o n th e r e s u l t s o f th e s u r v e y a s sh o w n in t a b l e 1 a b o v e .

W age Trends for Selected Occupational Groups
P r e s e n t e d in t a b l e 2 a r e i n d e x e s a n d p e r c e n t a g e s o f c h a n g e
in a v e r a g e s a l a r i e s o f o f f ic e c l e r i c a l w o r k e r s a n d i n d u s t r i a l n u r s e s ,
a n d in a v e r a g e e a r n i n g s o f s e l e c t e d p la n t w o r k e r g r o u p s .
T h e in d e x e s
a r e a m e a s u r e o f w a g e s a t a g iv e n t i m e , e x p r e s s e d a s a p e r c e n t o f
w a g e s d u r in g th e b a s e p e r io d ( d a te o f th e a r e a s u r v e y c o n d u c t e d
b e tw e e n J u l y I 9 6 0 a n d J u n e 1 9 6 1 ).
S u b t r a c t i n g 100 f r o m th e in d e x
y i e l d s th e p e r c e n t a g e c h a n g e in w a g e s f r o m th e b a s e p e r io d to the
d a t e o f th e i n d e x .
T h e p e r c e n t a g e s o f c h a n g e o r i n c r e a s e r e l a t e to
w a g e c h a n g e s b e tw e e n th e i n d i c a t e d d a t e s .
T h ese e stim a te s a r e
m e a s u r e s o f c h a n g e in a v e r a g e s f o r th e a r e a ; th e y a r e n ot in te n d e d
to m e a s u r e a v e r a g e p a y c h a n g e s in th e e s t a b l i s h m e n t s in th e a r e a .

F o r o f f ic e c l e r i c a l w o r k e r s a n d i n d u s t r i a l n u r s e s , th e w a g e
t r e n d s r e l a t e to r e g u l a r w e e k ly s a l a r i e s f o r th e n o r m a l w o r k w e e k ,
e x c lu s iv e of e a r n in g s fo r o v e r tim e .
F o r p la n t w o r k e r g r o u p s , th e y
m e a s u r e c h a n g e s in a v e r a g e s t r a i g h t - t i m e h o u r ly e a r n i n g s , e x c lu d in g
p r e m iu m p a y f o r o v e r t i m e a n d f o r w o r k o n w e e k e n d s , h o l i d a y s , a n d
la te s h ifts .
The p e r c e n ta g e s a r e b a s e d on d a ta fo r s e le c te d key o c c u ­
p a t i o n s a n d in c lu d e m o s t o f th e n u m e r i c a l l y i m p o r t a n t j o b s w ith in
each grou p .
L i m i t a t i o n s o f D a ta

M e th o d o f C o m p u tin g
E a c h o f th e s e l e c t e d k e y o c c u p a t i o n s w ith in a n o c c u p a t i o n a l
g r o u p w a s a s s i g n e d a w e ig h t b a s e d on i t s p r o p o r t i o n a t e e m p lo y m e n t
in th e o c c u p a t i o n a l g r o u p .
T h e s e c o n s t a n t w e ig h t s r e f l e c t b a s e y e a r
e m p lo y m e n t s w h e r e v e r p o s s i b l e .
T h e a v e r a g e (m e a n ) e a r n i n g s f o r
e a c h o c c u p a t i o n w e r e m u l t i p l i e d b y th e o c c u p a t i o n a l w e ig h t , a n d th e
p r o d u c t s f o r a l l o c c u p a t i o n s in th e g r o u p w e r e t o t a l e d . T h e a g g r e g a t e s
f o r 2 c o n s e c u t i v e y e a r s w e r e r e l a t e d b y d iv id in g th e a g g r e g a t e f o r
th e l a t e r y e a r b y th e a g g r e g a t e f o r th e e a r l i e r y e a r .
The r e s u lta n t
r e l a t i v e , l e s s 100 p e r c e n t , s h o w s th e p e r c e n t a g e c h a n g e .
T h e in d e x
i s th e p r o d u c t o f m u lt ip ly in g the b a s e y e a r r e l a t i v e (100) b y th e r e l a t i v e
f o r th e n e x t s u c c e e d in g y e a r a n d c o n tin u in g to m u l t ip l y (c o m p o u n d )
e a c h y e a r ' s r e l a t i v e b y th e p r e v i o u s y e a r ' s in d e x . A v e r a g e e a r n i n g s
f o r th e fo llo w in g o c c u p a t i o n s w e r e u s e d in c o m p u tin g th e w a g e t r e n d s ;
Office clerical (men and women): Office clerical (men and women)— Skilled maintenance (men):
Carpenters
Bookkeeping-machine
Continued
operators, class B
Secretaries
Electricians
Cledcs, accounting, classes
Stenographers, general
Machinists
A and B
Stenographers, senior
Mechanics
Cledcs, file, classes
Switchboard operators, classes
Mechanics (automotive)
A, B, and C
A and B
Painters
Pipefitters
Cledcs, order
T abul ating - machine ope rators,
Cledcs, payroll
class B
Tool and die makers
Comptometer operators
Typists, classes A and B
Keypunch operators, classes
Unskilled plant (men):
A and B
Industrial nurses (men and women):
Janitors, porters, and cleaners
Nurses, industrial (registered)
Office boys and girls
Laborers, m aterial handling




3

T h e in d e x e s an d p e r c e n t a g e s o f c h a n g e , a s m e a s u r e s of
c h a n g e in a r e a a v e r a g e s , a r e i n flu e n c e d b y ;
(1) g e n e r a l s a l a r y a n d
w a g e c h a n g e s , (2) m e r i t o r o t h e r i n c r e a s e s in p a y r e c e i v e d b y i n d i ­
v id u a l w o r k e r s w h ile in th e s a m e j o b , a n d (3 ) c h a n g e s in a v e r a g e
w a g e s d u e to c h a n g e s in th e l a b o r f o r c e r e s u l t i n g f r o m l a b o r t u r n ­
o v e r , f o r c e e x p a n s i o n s , f o r c e r e d u c t i o n s , a n d c h a n g e s in th e p r o p o r ­
t io n s o f w o r k e r s e m p lo y e d b y e s t a b l i s h m e n t s w ith d i f f e r e n t p a y l e v e l s .
C h a n g e s in th e l a b o r f o r c e c a n c a u s e i n c r e a s e s o r d e c r e a s e s in th e
o c c u p a t i o n a l a v e r a g e s w ith o u t a c t u a l w a g e c h a n g e s .
It i s c o n c e iv a b l e
t h a t e v e n th o u g h a l l e s t a b l i s h m e n t s in a n a r e a g a v e w a g e i n c r e a s e s ,
a v e r a g e w a g e s m a y h av e d e c lin e d b e c a u s e lo w e r - p a y in g e s ta b lis h m e n t s
e n t e r e d th e a r e a o r e x p a n d e d t h e i r w o r k f o r c e s .
S im ila r ly , w ages
m a y h a v e r e m a i n e d r e l a t i v e l y c o n s t a n t , y e t th e a v e r a g e s f o r a n a r e a
m a y h ave r i s e n c o n s id e r a b ly b e c a u s e h ig h e r -p a y in g e s ta b lis h m e n t s
e n t e r e d th e a r e a .
T h e u s e o f c o n s t a n t e m p lo y m e n t w e ig h t s e l i m i n a t e s th e e f f e c t
o f c h a n g e s in th e p r o p o r t i o n o f w o r k e r s r e p r e s e n t e d in e a c h j o b i n ­
c lu d e d in th e d a t a .
T h e p e r c e n t a g e s o f c h a n g e r e f l e c t o n ly c h a n g e s
in a v e r a g e p a y f o r s t r a i g h t - t i m e h o u r s .
T h e y a r e n o t in flu e n c e d b y
c h a n g e s in s t a n d a r d w o r k s c h e d u l e s , a s s u c h , o r b y p r e m iu m p a y
fo r o v e r tim e .
W h e re n e c e s s a r y , d a t a w e r e a d ju s t e d to r e m o v e f r o m
th e i n d e x e s a n d p e r c e n t a g e s o f c h a n g e a n y s i g n i f i c a n t e f f e c t c a u s e d
b y c h a n g e s in th e s c o p e o f th e s u r v e y .

4

T a b l e 2.

I n d e x e s o f S t a n d a r d W e e k ly S a l a r i e s a n d S t r a i g h t - T i m e H o u r ly E a r n i n g s f o r S e l e c t e d O c c u p a t io n a l G r o u p s in D a v e n p o r t R o c k I s l a n d — o l i n e , Io w a —
M
111. , O c t o b e r 19 6 8 a n d O c t o b e r 1 9 6 7 , a n d P e r c e n t s o f C h a n g e 1 f o r S e l e c t e d P e r i o d s
In d ex es
( O c t o b e r 1 9 6 0 *1 0 0 )

P e r c e n ts of chan ge 1

In d u stry an d o c c u p a tio n a l g ro u p
O c t o b e r 1968

O c t o b e r 1967

A ll in d u s tr ie s :
O f f ic e c l e r i c a l (m e n a n d w o m e n ) ____
I n d u s t r i a l n u r s e s (m e n a n d w o m e n )__
S k i l l e d m a in t e n a n c e ( m e n ) ____________
U n s k i l le d p la n t ( m e n ) ______________ _

135.
138.
137.
135.

4
7
8
8

125.
123.
123.
126.

M a n u f a c t u r in g :
O f f ic e c l e r i c a l (m e n a n d w o m e n ) ____
I n d u s t r i a l n u r s e s (m e n a n d w o m e n ) ..
S k i l l e d m a in t e n a n c e (m e n ) ____________
U n s k i l le d p l a n t ( m e n ) _________________

134.
138.
137.
1 37.

6
7
5
3

123. 7
123. 6
1 2 2 .4
125. 2

6
6
1
0

O c t o b e r 1967
to
O c t o b e r 1968

7.
12.
12.
7.

O c t o b e r 1966
to
O c t o b e r 1967

O c t o b e r 1965
to
O c t o b e r 1966

O c t o b e r 1964
to
O c t o b e r 1965

7
2
0
8

3.
4.
3.
5.

2
7
1
0

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

4.
3.
3.
3.

4
2
7
5

8. 8
12. 2
1 2 .4
9. 6

3.
4.
2.
4.

3
7
8
1

4.
3.
4.
3.

3.
3.
3.
2.

3
2
6
9

0
1
4
9

O c t o b e r 1963
to
O c t o b e r 19 6 4

O c t o b e r 1962
to
O c t o b e r 1963

O c t o b e r 1961
to
O c t o b e r 1962

O c to b e r I9 6 0
to
O c t o b e r 1961

A ll in d u s t r ie s :
O f f ic e c l e r i c a l (m e n a n d w o m e n ) ____
I n d u s t r i a l n u r s e s (m e n a n d w o m e n )__________ ____ __ ___ ____________________
S k i l l e d m a in t e n a n c e ( m e n ) ____________ _____ __ ____ ______ ___________________
U n s k i l l e d p la n t ( m e n ) __________________—

1.
2- .
.
2.

5
5
6
7

2.
3.
2.
4.

4
3
9
3

2.
1.
2.
2.

2
4
7
6

3.
6.
3.
1.

6
5
6
5

M a n u f a c tu r i n g :
O f f ic e c l e r i c a l (m e n a n d w o m e n ) ____
I n d u s t r i a l n u r s e s (m e n a n d w o m e n ) —
S k i l l e d m a in t e n a n c e (m e n )____________
U n s k i l le d p la n t ( m e n ) _________________

1.
2- .
.
2.

8
5
5
4

2.
3.
2.
4.

8
3
8
0

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1. 4
2. 6
1. 8

5.
6.
3.
3.

2
5
7
7

1
2

—

U n le s s o th e r w ise in d ic a te d , a l l c h a n g e s a r e i n c r e a s e s .
T h i s d e c r e a s e p r i m a r i l y r e f l e c t s t u r n o v e r a n d c h a n g e s in e m p lo y m e n t r a t h e r th a n w a g e d e c r e a s e s .




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A. Occupational Earnings
Table A-l. Office Occupations—
Men and Women
( A v e r a g e s t r a i g h t - t i m e w e e k ly h o u r s a n d e a r n i n g s f o r s e l e c t e d o c c u p a t io n s s t u d ie d o n a n a r e a b a s i s
b y i n d u s t r y d iv i s i o n , D a v e n p o r t— o c k I s l a n d — o lin e , Io w a—
R
M
111. , O c to b e r 1968}
Weekly earnings1
(standard)

Sex, occupation, and industry division

Number
of

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

$

Average
weekly
[standard)

U nder
Mean2

Median 2

Middle range 2

60

S

s

$

$

$

$

65

70

75

80

85

90

70

75

80

85

90

95

$

95

*

100

$

105

$

U5

$

t

120

U P

125

130

130

115

no

s

s

140

150

160

150

160

170

*

170

6 0.0
40 .0

1 68.00
1 6 8 .5 0

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

1 3 6 .5 0 -1 6 3 .5 0
135.0 0 -1 6 5 .0 0

CLERKS, ORDER -----------------------MANUFACTURING --------------------

59
16

6 0.0
6 0.0

1 26.50
1 26.50

122.00
126.00

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

OFFICE BOYS --------------------------

23

40 .0

8 6.00

8 6.00

TABULATING-MACHINE OPERATORS,
CLASS A -----------------------------MANUFACTURING --------------------

21
19

40 .0
4 0.0

1 62.00
1 6 3 .5 0

166.50
1 68.50

22
19

4 0.0
4 0.0

136.00
1 3 6 .5 0

136.50
135.00

28

6 0.0

9 8.50

1 1 2 .0 0

82.0 0 -1 1 8 .0 0

-

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

15

4 0.0

1 0 0 .0 0

96.00

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

-

-

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

BILLERS, MACHINE (BILLING
MACHINE) ----------------------

no

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

TABULATING-MACHINE OPERATORS,
CLASS B -----------------------------MANUFACTURING --------------------

100

105

2
2

77
67

8 1 .0 0 -

9 5.00

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

33
15
18

3 9.5
4 0.0
3 9.0

82.00
88.00
7 6.50

8 0.00
8 5.00
7 9.00

CLERKS, ACCOUNTING, CLASS A MANUFACTURING -------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------PUBLIC UTILITIES3--------

136
57
79
20

3 9.5
4 0.0
39.0
4 0.0

1 2 2 .0 0
1 38.50
1 1 0.50
1 1 7 .0 0

119.50
160.00
1 1 2 .5 0
118.00

1 0 3 .5 0 -1 3 8 .5 0
1 2 2 .5 0 -1 5 5 .5 0
1 0 0 .0 0 -1 2 3 .0 0
111.5 0 -1 3 3 .0 0

CLERKS, ACCOUNTING, CLASS B —
MANUFACTURING -------------NONMANUFACTURING ----------PUBLIC UTILITIES3---------

310
131
179
33

3 9.5
4 0.0
3 9.0
6 0 .0

88.00
95.00
83.50
93.50

8 6.50
9 1.00
82.50
89.50

CLERKS, FILE, CLASS B --------NONMANUFACTURING -----------

68
56

38 .5
3 8.0

8 2.50
8 0.50

CLERKS, FILE, CLASS C --------NONMANUFACTURING -----------

35
32

3 9.0
3 9.0

CLERKS, ORDER -----------------MANUFACTURING --------------

25
17

CLERKS, PAYROLL
MANUFACTURING --------------NONMANUFACTURING -----------

83
55
28

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

87 .0 0
97.50
8 6 .00

-

“

“

“

-

1

1

1
1

5

-

1

_

12

-

2

1
1

_

1

-

-

3

3

1

4

_

4

6

6

-

4
“

6
2

6
2

-

26
23

9
5

9
-

12
2

1
1

13

5
4

~

2
2

2
2

1
1

1
“

3
2

5
5

6
6

2
2

1
1

1
1

1

2
1

8
8

7
6

i
i

1

4

8

2

1

-

-

-

i

-

-

-

6
3
3

21
19

-

1

6
i
5

8
5

2

6

5
3
2

7
4

-

-

7
1
6

2
2

5

4
3
i

8
8

1
i

-

_

2
1

L
1

-

2
2

1
1

-

-

1 ---180
and

un der

CLERKS, ACCOUNTING, CLASS A
MANUFACTURING ------------




$
110

$

65

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

$

-

180 o v e r

1
1

“

-

i
“

_

_

3

-

-

-

i

-

2

2
2

_

_

_

_

_

_

-

-

-

-

-

-

5
1
4
“

19
6
13
“

2
i
1

13
13
4

15
5
10
4

8
3
5

17
8
9
5

9
i
8

10
4

4
4

6

-

i

-

9
4
5
4

_

2
2

i
-

-

1

-

4
4

-

i
i

_

_

_

-

-

-

i

_

~

_

_

_

-

-

“

7 5 .0 0 - 97.00
80.0 0 -1 0 3 .0 0
7 2 .5 0 - 9 0.50
8 5 .5 0 -1 0 2 .5 0

8
3
5

27
27

30
15
15

51
19
32
6

35
8
27
11

32
26
8

“

43
15
28
i

-

19
10
9
5

80.50
7 9 .0 0

7 6 .0 0 7 3 .5 0 -

89 .0 0
86.00

_

3
3

18
16

12
11

16
10

6
6

3
2

6
4

5
2

69.00
68.50

68 .0 0
67.50

6 6 .0 0 6 5 .5 0 -

7 1.50
6 9 .50

6
6

20
20

3
2

3
1

8 9.50
89.50

83.00
8 6.00

7 7 .5 0 7 7 .5 0 -

99.00
9 9 .00

_

_

3
3

8
4

-

1
1

3
3

-

-

5
3

_

-

4 0.0
6 0.0
39.5

1 1 2.50
1 1 9.50
98.00

107.50
115.00
92.00

6

3
3

2
i
i

1
1

10
8
2

5
1
6

5
1
4

5
3
2

2
2

-

-

-

_

_

_

i
i

i
i

-

-

-

-

3
1
2
“

25
12
13
7

10
9
i
i

ii
10
1
“

8
8
“

1
1

_
-

*

7
7

3
3
-

4
4
-

2
2
-

_
-

-

-

-

-

-

“

“

i
i

-

-

-

“

1
1

6

6

16
7
7

3
3

4 0.0
6 0.0

-

_

86.5 0 -1 6 6 .5 0
9 0 .0 0 -1 6 9 .0 0
7 6 .0 0 -1 3 2 .5 0

-

6

-

6
4
2

-

_

-

-

-

-

*

9
9

2
2

_
-

i
i

6
Table A-l. Office O ccupations—Men and W om en— Continued
(A v erage stra ig h t-tim e weekly h ours and earn in g s fo r se le cte d occupations studied on an a r e a b a s is
by in dustry div ision , Davenport— ock Island— oline, Iowa— , October 1968)
R
M
111.

See footnotes at end of table.




7
Table A-l. Office O ccupations—Men and W om en— Continued
(A v erage stra igh t-tim e w eekly h ours and earn in g s fo r se le cte d occupations studied on an a r e a b a s is
by in dustry division , D avenport— ock Island—
R
Moline, Iowa— , O ctober 1968)
111.

1 Standard h ours re fle ct the workweek fo r which em ployees re ceiv e th eir re g u la r stra ig h t-tim e s a l a r i e s (ex clu siv e of pay fo r o v ertim e at re g u la r a n d /o r prem ium ra te s), and the earn in g s co rrespo n d
to th ese weekly h ours.
2 The m ean i s computed fo r each job by totaling the earn in g s of a ll w o rk ers and dividing by the number of w o rk e rs. The m edian d e sig n a te s position— h alf of the em ployees su rveyed re ceiv e m ore
than the ra te shown; h alf re ceiv e le s s than the ra te shown.
The m iddle range is defined by 2 ra te s of pay; a fourth of the w o rk e rs ea rn le s s than the low er of th ese r a te s and a fourth ea rn m o re than the
higher rate .
3 T ran spo rtatio n , com m unication, and other public u tilities.
4 May include w o rk e rs other than th ose p rese n ted se p a ra te ly .
5 W orkers w ere d istribu ted a s follow s: 4 at $ 4 5 to $5 0 ; 2 at $50 to $ 5 5 ; and 1 at $55 to $6 0 .

Table A-2. Professional and Technical O ccupations—Men and W omen
(A verage stra ig h t-tim e weekly h ours and earn in gs fo r se le cte d occupations studied on an a re a b a s is
by in dustry div ision , D avenport— ock Island— o lin e, Iowa— , October 1968)
R
M
111.

Standard h ours re fle c t the workweek fo r which em ployees re ceiv e th eir re g u la r stra igh t-tim e s a la r ie s (ex clu siv e of pay for overtim e at re g u la r a n d /o r prem ium r a te s), and the earn in g s co rrespo n d
weekly h o urs.
F o r definition of te r m s , se e footnote 2, tab le A - l.




8
T a b le A-3.

O ffice, P ro fessio n al, and T e ch n ic al O cc u p atio n s—M en and W o m en C om bin ed

( A v e r a g e s t r a ig h t - t im e w eek ly h o u rs and e a r n in g s fo r s e le c t e d o c c u p a tio n s stu d ie d on a n a r e a b a s i s
by in d u s try d iv is io n , D av e n p o rt— o c k Isla n d — o lin e , Iowa—
R
M
111. , O c to b e r 1968)
A ve rage

Occupation and industry division

N um ber

of
workers

W eekly
W eekly
hours 1 earn in gs 1
(standard) (standard)

of

W eekly
hours 1
(standard

W eekly
earn in gs 1
(standard)

40.0

15
33
15
18

39.5

BOOKKE EP IN G- MA CH IN E OPERATORS,
39.0

N O NM AN UF AC TU RI NG ----------------39.5 131.50
40.0 144.00
39.0 114.00

318

39.5

182
33

82.50
85.00
80.00

t 87
341
146
38

An n
'00
39.5
40.0

130 50
138.00
114.00
125.50

o
f

W eekly
hours 1
(standard!

W eekly
e arnings 1
(standard)

- CONT IN UE D
$

87.50
88.50
87.00

39.5
40.0
39.0

N um ber
workers

27

70.00

76
37
39

40.0
40.0
40.0

84.50
88.50
81.00

40.0 143.50

26
22

40.0 132.00
40.0 134.00

21

" A f,U I A L 1 U K I n b

39.5

23

SW IT CH BO AR D OPER AT OR -R EC EP TI ON IS TS -

82.00
88.00
76.50

213
124
89

39.5
40.0
39.5

75
36
39

40.0 100.00

Occupation and industry division

OFFICE OC CU PA TI ON S
148
76
72

98.50

28

CLEftKSi ACCOUNTINGi CLASS A

A ve rage
Num ber

OFFICE OC CU PA TI ON S - CO NTINUED

OF FI CE OC CU PA TI ON S
BILLERS, MACHINE (BILLING
BO OK KE EP IN G- MA CH IN E OPERATORS,
CLASS A

A ve rage

Occupation and industry division

39.5

T A B U LA TI NG -M AC HI NE o p e r a t o r s .

23

89.00

114

.40.0 146.00

39.0
40.0

84.00
93.50

39

39.5 121.50

229

40.0 135.00

30 3

82 50
80.50

47
18

39.5 121.00
40.0 129.00

39.0

60. 50

i n * f\
y
*0.0

118.00

TABULA TI NG -M AC HI NE OPERATORS,

39.5 133.00
TR AN SC RI BI NG -M AC HI NE OPERATORS,

85.50

V 1LL f

L#L A j j

39.5 110.50
40.0 119.50

141

40.0

i n

107

LL LKnj y

224
149

40.0 163.50
40.0 163.50

96
90

40.0 129.00
40.0 128.00

55

111.00
40.0 1 1 1 . 0 0

44
44

40.0 138.00
40.0 138.00

90.50

V
#

CL ERKSi ORDER
3-3
51

112 nn

N O NM AN UF AC TU RI NG

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

61
29

N O NM AN UF AC TU RI NG

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

153
131
22

' 0 0 121.50
99.50
39.5

274
r U u L l i.

U 1 1L 1 1 1L o

39.5

i"o ^

CL ERKS f PAYROLL

_
_

3 9 *0

20

'

97.50

0*0

MANU FA CT UR IN G

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

39.5 119.00
'0 0 118 50
40.0 120.50
39.0 107.00

61
SW IT CH BO AR D OPERATORSi CLASS A

39*0 11^*00
NURSES, INDUSTRIAL (REGISTERED! -----MA NU FA CT UR IN G -------------------------------------------

1 S ta n d a rd h o u r s r e f le c t the w o rk w ee k fo r w hich e m p lo y e e s r e c e iv e th e ir r e g u l a r s t r a ig h t - t im e s a l a r i e s ( e x c lu s iv e o f p a y fo r o v e r tim e a t r e g u la r a n d /o r p r e m iu m r a t e s ) , an d the e a r n in g s
c o r r e s p o n d to th e se w ee k ly h o u r s .
2 T r a n s p o r t a t io n , c o m m u n ic a tio n , and o th e r p u b lic u t il it i e s .
3 M ay in clu d e w o r k e r s o th e r th an th o se p r e s e n t e d s e p a r a t e ly .




9

Table A-4. Maintenance and Powerplant Occupations
(A v e r a g e s t r a ig h t - t im e h o u rly e a r n in g s fo r m e n in s e le c t e d o c c u p a tio n s stu d ie d on an a r e a b a s i s
b y in d u s tr y d iv isio n , D av e n p o rt— o ck I s la n d - M o lin e , Iowa—
R
111., O c to b e r 1968)
Hourly earnings *
Occupation and industry division

Number
of
workers

Mean2 Median 2

N u m b e r of w o r k e r s r e c e iv in g s t r a ig h t - t im e h o u rly e a r n in g s of—

t
t
S
$
S
t
t
$
$
$
t
t
s
t
s
*
t
$
$
S
l
s
2.90 3.00 3.10 3.20 3.30 3.40 3.50 3.60 3.70 3 . 80 3.90 4.00 4.10 4.20 4.30 4.40 4.50 4.60 4.70 4.80 5.00 5.20
Under
Middle range 2 t
an d
and
2.90 u n d e r
3.00 3.10 3.20 3.30 3.40 3.50 3.60 3.70 3.80 3. 90 4.00 4.10 4.20 4.30 4.40 4.50 4.60 4.70 4.80 5,00 5.20

CARPENTERS, MAINTENANCE ------------MA NUFACTURING ---------------------

99
97

$
4.10
4.10

$
4.24
4.24

$
$
4.01- 4.30
4.02- 4.29

2
2

1
1

-

8
8

1
1

“

3
2

*

1
1

3
3

5
5

ELECTRICIANS, MA IN TE NA NC E ---------MA NUFACTURING ---------------------

354
329

4.39
4.39

4.39
4.38

4. 31 - 4.73
4. 3 0 - 4.73

2
2

_
“

_
-

8
8

3
3

2
2

3
3

5
5

2
2

3
3

7

ENGINEERS, ST AT IO NA RY --------------MA NUFACTURING --------------------NONMANUF AC TU RI NG -----------------

76
59
17

4.11
4.38
3.16

4.52
4.55
2.98

3.75- 4.59
4. 39 - 4.59
2.75- 3.85

4
4

7
1
6

_

_
-

_
-

4
4

1
1

1

-

-

_
-

5
4

1
1

1

-

1

FIREMEN, STATIONARY BOILER --------MA NU FA CT UR IN G ---------------------

64
46

3.02
3.58

3.55
3.78

2.07- 3.88
3.44- 3.94

324
6

4
4

_

_

_

_

4

_

-

-

-

-

4

-

8
8

2
2

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

121
109

3.31
3.30

3.32
3.31

3.23- 3.51
3.23- 3.40

6
5

i

14
11

1
1

34
33

32
32

i
i

25
25

_

7

i

MACHINE-TOOL OPERATORS, TO OLROOM —
MA NUFACTURING ---------------------

384
384

4.19
4.19

4.32
4.32

3.88- 4.53
3.88- 4.53

-

_

_

~

-

-

4
4

4
4

6
6

3
3

18
18

31
31

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

170
168

4.22
4.22

4.26
4.26

4. 1 4 - 4.49
4. 11 - 4.48

2
2

_
~

3
3

1
1

10
10

3
3

2
2

1
1

MECHANICS, AU TOMOTIVE
(MAINTENANCE) ----------------------MA NU FACTURING --------------------NONMANUF AC TU RI NG ----------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S 4---------------

208
129
79
66

3.98
4.14
3.72
3.76

3.94
4.22
3.83
3.84

3.804.003.653.80-

4.25
4.30
3.87
3.87

5
5
5

i

_
-

3

6

1

1
1

_

MECHANICS, MA IN TE NA NC E -------------MA NUFACTURING ---------------------

453
446

4.21
4.21

4.38
4.41

4. 02 - 4.59
4. 02 - 4.59

12
12

6
6

2
2

_

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

93
93

4.36
4.36

4.62
4.62

4. 15 - 4.67
4.15- 4.67

2
2

_

_

-

-

OILERS --------------------------------MA NUFACTURING ---------------------

70
70

3.46
3.46

3.52
3.52

3.43- 3.60
3.43- 3.60

5
5

_

PAINTERS, MA INTENANCE --------------MANUFACTURING ---------------------

29
28

3.86
3.89

3.86
3.87

3.81- 4.13
3.82- 4.13

1
1

_

PIPEFITTERS, MA INTENANCE ----------MA NUFACTURING ---------------------

163
163

4.18
4.18

4.07
4.07

4 . 0 1 - 4.56
4. 0 1 - 4.56

2
2

SHEET-METAL WORKERS, MAINTENANCE —
MANUFACTURING ---------------------

17
17

4.41
4.41

4.55
4.55

3.79- 4.67
3.79- 4.67

-

TOOL AND DIE MA KE RS ----------------MANUFACTURING ---------------------

369
369

4.70
4.70

4.86
4.86

4. 47 - 5.04
4.47- 5.04

_

1
2
3
4

i

-

_

-

-

8
8

1
1

44
44

2
2

*

“

19
19

11
11

8
8

4
4

23
23

112
112

31
7

2
2

9
9

113
112

4

1
1

3
2
1

_

3
2
1

_

-

30
30

-

14
14

-

-

2
1
1

_

-

8
8

_

_

_
-

-

_

-

_

-

_
“

-

-

6
6

_

8

7
7

28
28

8
8

27
27

2
2

43
43

72
72

6
6

106
106

1
1

15
15

3
3

_

-

6
6

4
4

5
5

1
1

4
4

2
2

72
72

_
“

14
13

1

1
1

7
7

31
31

_

~

14
12
2

17

3
2
1

51
1
50
50

7
7

3
3

40
40

_
-

1
1

27
27

_
~

_
-

_

_

3

_

25
23
2
1

_

_

_

_

_

_

_

_

_

8
1

16
16

4

115
115

101
101

_

4

1
1

2
2

*

5
5

50
50

_
“

5
5

i
i

_
“

7

8

4

i

_

-

2
2

13
13

8
8

9
9

3

22
22

2
2

122
122

_

3

1
1

_
-

_

2
2

3
3

i

3
3

4
4

_

_

i

-

-

15
15

i
i

_
-

-

4
4

1
1

1
1

_

20
20

22
22

15
15

_

i
i

_
-

_

_

_

_

_

“

1
1

“

_
~

“

1

-

-

_

-

-

_

4
4

14
14

-

i
i

6
6

_

2
2

-

-

-

-

“

“

3
3

12
12

9
9

64
64

_

_

-

6
6

32
32

25
25

-

“

1
1

4
4

_

_

-

-

-

-

-

-

2
2

5
5

_

29
29

4
4

5
5

-

_

-

4

13
9

1
1

-

4

“

4

_

_

-

-

1
1

-

_

-

_

2
2

1
1

_

_

_

_

-

-

-

-

_

_

_

4
4

8
8

_

10
10

_

3
3

-

-

-

-

9

-

32
32

9

,

-

31
31

~

3

5
5

1

i

1
1

“

-

E x c lu d e s p r e m iu m p a y fo r o v e r tim e and fo r w o rk on w e e k e n d s, h o lid a y s , and la te s h if t s .
F o r d e fin itio n o f t e r m s , s e e fo o tn o te 2 , ta b le A - l .
W o rk e rs w e re d is tr ib u te d a s fo llo w s: 8 a t $ 1.2 0 to $ 1 .3 0 ; 4 a t $ 1.6 0 to $ 1 .7 0 ; 6 at $ 2 to $ 2 .1 0 ; 3 a t $ 2 .3 0 to $ 2 .4 0 ; and 3 a t $ 2 .7 0 to $ 2 .8 0 .
T r a n s p o r t a t io n , c o m m u n ic atio n , and o th er p u b lic u t il it i e s .




-

1
“

1
5
1

3

1
1

-

*

_

“
-

-

-

-

“

“

-

-

2
2

95
95

142
142

-

10

Table A-5. Custodial and Material Movement Occupations
( A v e r a g e s t r a ig h t - t i m e h o u rly e a r n in g s f o r s e le c t e d o c c u p a tio n s stu d ie d on an a r e a b a s i s
b y in d u s try d iv is io n , D av e n p o rt— o c k Isla n d — o lin e , Iow a—
R
M
111. , O c to b e r 1968)
Hourly earnings2
O c c u p a tio n 1 and in d u stry d iv isio n

Number
of
workers

t

Mea"3

Median3

Middle range3

1 .5 0
Under
$
1 . 5 0 under
1 .6 0

GUARDS AND WATCHMEN:
MANUFACTURING ---------------------------------GUARDS:
MANUFACTURING -----------------------------------

143

$
3.14

$
3.34

$
$
2. 76 - 3.47

115

3.34

3.37

_

_

$
*
1 .6 0 1 .7 0

1 .7 0

_

1 .8 0

_

N u m b e r o f w o r k e r s r e c e iv in g s t r a ig h t - t i m e h o u rly e a r n in g s of—
s
$
S
$
$
t
$
t
t
S
$
t
$
$
1 . 9 0 2 . 0 0 2 . 1 0 2 . 20 2 . 3 0 2 . 4 0 2 . 5 0 2 . 6 0 2 . 7 0 2 . 8 0 2 . 9 0 3 . 0 0 3 . 2 0
1 .8 0

1 .9 C 2 . 0 0 2 . 1 0 2 . 2 0

_

2 . 30 2 . 4 0 2 . 5 0

3.29- 3.57

2

3

4

6

10
4

2 .6 0

_

7

_

-

-

-

WATCHMEN:
MANUFACTURING -----------------------------------

28

2.29

2.29

2. 16 - 2.48

-

-

-

-

-

2

3

4

6

J A N I T O R S , PO RT E RS , AND CLEANERS ----MANUFACTURING ---------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ----------------------------P U B LI C U T I L I T I E S 4 -------------------------

612
500
112
36

2.83
2.98
2.19
2.70

3.18
3.22
2.11
2.93

2.452.571.672.58-

3.27
3.28
2.91
2.97

6
6
~

21
5
16
~

9

6
i
5

8
7
1
~

22
14
8
5

25
21
4
~

9

~

12
1
11
2

J A N I T O R S , PO RT E RS , AND CLEANERS
(WOMEN) -------------------------------------------------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING -----------------------------

123
72
51

2.44
2.71
2.05

2.39
2.85
2.13

1.89- 3.23
2.35- 3.25
1.65- 2.34

8

2

1
2

7
5
2

4
2
2

5
4
i

10
10

3

2

ii
5
6

3

58

LA BO RE RS , MATERIAL HANDLING ------------MANUFACTURING ---------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING -----------------------------

962
680
282

3.08
3.13
2.94

3.27
3.30
3.03

2.82- 3.37
2.91- 3.36
2.48- 3.63

-

-

8
8

_
-

23
6
17

13
13

~

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

320
133
187

3.03
3.09
3.00

3. 14
3.41
3.13

2.80- 3.30
2.76- 3.53
2.84- 3.22

“

3

3

3

-

-

3

~

-

3

-

-

“

“

5

-

“

5

”

PA C KE RS , S H I P P IN G -------------------------------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------

155
154

3.42
3.43

3.53
3.54

3.49- 3.57
3.50- 3.57

-

-

-

-

-

1

_

PA C KE RS , S H I P P IN G (WOMEN) ----------------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------

38
38

2.79
2.79

2.77
2.77

2.08- 3.53
2.08- 3.53

R E CE IV IN G CLER KS ---------------------------------MANUFACTURING ---------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING -----------------------------

62
21
41

2.98
3.07
2.94

3.14
2.89
3.18

2. 74 - 3.29
2.78- 3.50
2.58- 3.27

S H I P P IN G CL ER KS -----------------------------------MANUFACTURING ---------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING -----------------------------

46
27
19

3.26
3.51
2.91

3.15
3.49
2.66

2.68- 3.79
2.99- 4.03
2.50- 3.29

S H I P P IN G AND R E CE IV IN G C LER KS --------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------

33
29

2.98
2.89

2.97
2.95

2.79- 3.19
2.78- 3.13

TR UCKDRIVERS6 ---------------------------------------MANUFACTURING ---------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ----------------------------P U B L IC U T I L I T I E S 4 -------------------------

693
284
409
198

3.32
3.23
3.39
3.73

3.36
3.34
3.70
3.75

3.193.133.293.72-

TRUC KDR IV ER S, LIGH T (UNDER
1 - 1 / 2 T O N S ) -------------------------------------MANUFACTURING -----------------------------------

45
21

2.33
2.62

2.19
2.37

1.78- 2.94
1.98- 3.54

TRUCK DRIV ER S, MEDIUM ( 1 - 1 / 2 TO
AND INCLUDING A TONS) ------------------MANUFACTURING ---------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING -----------------------------

44
22
22

3.02
2.89
3.15

2.97
2.94
2.99

2.91- 3.14
2.67- 3.01
2.94- 3.38

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




3.73
3.38
3.75
3.78

-

9

17
17

13
13

3

”
-

3

-

”

3

”

-

-

-

2 .7 0 2 .8 0

6

-

23
18
5
~

48

i
2

10
~
10

-

15
5
10

5

6
3

-

-

-

”

~

5

_
46
46

20
17

-

-

-

-

-

“

~

“

~

-

“

-

-

5
5

-

-

“

-

-

_

6
~

6

3
3

3

-

-

6

3
3

3
3

3

_

-

-

-

3
3

-

_

3

1

53

20

24

5
5

28
6
22
22

28
27
1
1

277
273
4

4

3

9

3

2
1

9

3
3

-

-

2
2
-

40
34
6

-

-

-

-

-

23
21
2

34
28
6

25
24
i

76
24
52

37
33
4

50
19
31

-

-

20

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

415
397
18

44
43
i

100
4
96

9
8
i

-

9
9

57
1
56

2
2
-

56
6
50

58
2
56

68
68
-

_

_

-

-

-

-

-

4
4

2
2

2
2

2
2

i
i

10
10

124
124

i
i

_

3

2

-

3

2

10
10

_

_

_

_

_

_

-

-

-

15
15

_

-

-

-

-

9

5
4
i

2
2
-

8

17

2

7
5
2

_

_

-

-

-

-

3
3
-

6
3
3

2
2
-

5
4
1

1
~

-

19
19

_

-

-

1
1

_

“

4
i
3

-

-

3

_

“

-

-

-

3

6
3

8

2

8

6
6

-

-

-

”

~

“

4
i
3

8
8

_

2

-

3

1
1

”

44
44
-

“

2

15
15

~

-

9
9

“

-

-

7
7

_

1

20

-

8

-

7
7
-

“

-

-

3

7

1l
11
-

3
3

-

3

"

8

~

3

-

-

~

24

2

8

-

~

20

ii
10
1
1

5
~

53

-

“

12
12

1

3

“

~

“

~

3 .2 0

9
3

39

5

-

~

3 .8 0

4 . 0 0 4 . 20 o v e r

3 .0 0

3

7

3 .4 0 3 .6 0

$
t
$
3 . 8 0 4 . 00 4 . 2 0

7

26
24
2
~

2 .9 0

s
$
3 .4 0 3 . 6 0

-

-

-

2
2

4
4

2

_

1
1

50
1

-

49

_

_

-

1
1

-

3

-

8

14

2

-

4
3
1

4
3
1

-

12
12

5
5

4
3

-

2

-

*

30
9
21

43
37
6
2

266
160
106
”

25
24
1
“

4

-

1
1

7
7

-

3

3
2
1

-

2
2

9

5
3

-

13

2

3

22

2
2

207
1
206
196

i
1
-

-

-

-

-

3
3

-

-

3
3

-

-

11

Table A-5. Custodial and Material Movement Occupations— Continued
(A v e r a g e s t r a ig h t - t im e h o u rly e a r n in g s fo r s e le c t e d o c c u p a tio n s stu d ie d on an a r e a b a s i s
by in d u s try d iv is io n , D av e n p o rt— o c k Isla n d — o lin e , Iow a—
R
M
111. , O c to b e r 1968)
N u m b e r o f w o r k e r s r e c e iv in g s t r a ig h t - t i m e h o u rly e a r n in g s of—
s
s
s
s
t
s
t
*
»
2 . 2 0 2 . 3 0 2 . 4 0 2 . 50 2 . 6 0 2 . 7 0 2 . 8 0 2 . 9 0 3 .0 0

H ourly e a m ir -ss2

O c c u p a tio n 1 and in d u s try d iv isio n
M e an 3

M e d ian 3

M iddle ran ge 3

s
$
U n der l * 50 1 .6 0
S
and
1 . 5 0 u n d er

TRUCKORI V E R S 4

t
$
t
1 .9 0 2 .0 0 2 .1 0

*.7 0

1 .8 0

1 .9 C

2 .0 0 2 .1 0

-

-

-

-

-

_

_

_

-

-

~

~

$
3 .2 0

S

t

3 .4 0

3 .6 0

$
s
3 .8 0 4 . 0 0

3 .4 0

3 .6 0

3 .8 0

4 .0 0 4 .2 0 over

$
4 .2 0
and

2 .2 0

2 .3 0

-

2 .4 0 2 .5 0

2 . 60 2 .7 0 2 .8 0

1
1

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

CQ NTINUEO

TRUCKDRIVERS, HEAVY (OVER A TONSi
TRAILER T Y P E ) --------------------MA NUFACTURING --NO NMANUFACTURING
TRUCKERS, POWER CFORKLIFT I ----MA NU FACTURING ----------------NONM AN UF AC TU RI NG -------------TRUCKERS, POWER (OTHER THAN
FORKLIFT! -----------------------MA NUFACTURING -----------------

1
2
3
4
5
6

$
1 .8 C

-

1 .6 0

1 .7 0

%

283
42
24 1

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

$
3 .3 7
3 .3 6
3 .3 7

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

$
3 .7 5
3 .8 5
3 .7 4

1 ,1 8 5
1 ,1 2 7
58

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

3 .5 1
3 .5 2
3 .2 2

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

63
57

3 .4 1
3 .4 6

3 .5 4
3 .5 4

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

_

_

_

_

_

D ata lim ite d to m e n w o r k e r s e x c e p t w h ere o th e r w ise in d ic a te d .
E x c lu d e s p r e m iu m p a y fo r o v e r t im e an d fo r w o rk on w e e k e n d s, h o lid a y s , and la te s h if t s .
F o r d e fin itio n o f t e r m s , s e e fo o tn o te 2 , ta b le A - l .
T r a n s p o r t a t io n , c o m m u n ic a tio n , an d o th e r p u b lic u t il it i e s .
AU w o r k e r s w e re a t S 1. 20 to $ 1 . 3 0 .
In c lu d e s a l l d r i v e r s , a s d e fin e d , r e g a r d l e s s o f s i z e and ty p e o f tr u c k o p e r a te d .




_

-

_

3
3

_

-

-

-

-

_

-

-

9
9

1
1

44
44

*

9
6
3

8
7
1

24
23
1

63
51
12

8
8

-

-

-

_

6

93

22
18
4

104
4
100

41
35
6

291
258
33

711
709

4
4

-

50
50

”

2

93

2

19
19
“
-

2

-

"

_

“
1
1

■
15
15

"

2
2

“

_

_

Appendix. Occupational Descriptions
T h e p r i m a r y p u r p o s e o f p r e p a r i n g jo b d e s c r i p t i o n s f o r th e B u r e a u 's w a g e s u r v e y s i s to a s s i s t i t s f i e l d s t a f f in c l a s s i f y i n g in to a p p r o p r ia t e
o c c u p a t io n s w o r k e r s w ho a r e e m p lo y e d u n d e r a v a r i e t y o f p a y r o l l t i t l e s a n d d if f e r e n t w o r k a r r a n g e m e n t s f r o m e s t a b li s h m e n t to e s t a b li s h m e n t a n d
f r o m a r e a to a r e a .
T h is p e r m i t s th e g r o u p in g o f o c c u p a tio n a l w a g e r a t e s r e p r e s e n t i n g c o m p a r a b le jo b c o n te n t.
B e c a u s e o f t h is e m p h a s i s on
i n t e r e s t a b l i s h m e n t a n d i n t e r a r e a c o m p a r a b il it y o f o c c u p a t io n a l c o n te n t, th e B u r e a u 's jo b d e s c r i p t i o n s m a y d if f e r s i g n i f ic a n t l y f r o m t h o s e in u s e in
in d iv id u a l e s t a b l i s h m e n t s o r t h o s e p r e p a r e d f o r o th e r p u r p o s e s .
In a p p ly in g t h e s e jo b d e s c r i p t i o n s , th e B u r e a u 's f ie ld e c o n o m is t s a r e in s t r u c t e d
to e x c lu d e w o rk in g s u p e r v i s o r s ; a p p r e n t i c e s ; l e a r n e r s ; b e g in n e r s ; t r a i n e e s ; a n d h a n d ic a p p e d , p a r t - t i m e , t e m p o r a r y , a n d p r o b a t i o n a r y w o r k e r s .

OFFICE
B IL L E R ,

M A C H IN E

CLERK,

F IL E

P r e p a r e s s t a t e m e n t s , b i l l s , a n d i n v o i c e s on a m a c h in e o th e r th a n a n o r d in a r y o r e l e c t r o m a t i c t y p e w r it e r .
M a y a l s o k e e p r e c o r d s a s to b il l i n g s o r sh ip p in g c h a r g e s o r p e r f o r m o th e r
c l e r i c a l w o r k in c id e n ta l to b il lin g o p e r a t io n s . F o r w a g e stu d y p u r p o s e s , b i l l e r s , m a c h in e , a r e
c l a s s i f i e d b y ty p e o f m a c h in e , a s f o ll o w s :

C l a s s A . In an e s t a b l i s h e d
f i l e s , c l a s s i f i e s a n d in d e x e s f i l e
m e n t s , e t c . M a y a l s o f i l e t h is
w ith th e f i l e s .
M a y le a d a s m

B i l l e r , m a c h in e ( b illin g m a c h in e ) . U s e s a s p e c i a l b il lin g m a c h in e (M o o n H o p k in s, E l l i o t t
F i s h e r , B u r r o u g h s , e t c ., w h ich a r e c o m b in a t io n ty p in g a n d a d d in g m a c h in e s ) to p r e p a r e b i l l s
a n d in v o i c e s f r o m c u s t o m e r s ' p u r c h a s e o r d e r s , in t e r n a l ly p r e p a r e d o r d e r s , sh ip p in g m e m o ­
r a n d u m s , e t c . U s u a ll y in v o l v e s a p p lic a t i o n o f p r e d e t e r m in e d d is c o u n t s a n d sh ip p in g c h a r g e s ,
a n d e n t r y o f n e c e s s a r y e x t e n s i o n s , w h ich m a y o r m a y n o t b e c o m p u te d on th e b il lin g m a c h in e ,
a n d t o t a l s w h ich a r e a u t o m a t ic a ll y a c c u m u l a t e d b y m a c h in e . T h e o p e r a t io n u s u a l l y in v o lv e s
a l a r g e n u m b e r o f c a r b o n c o p i e s o f th e b i l l b e in g p r e p a r e d a n d i s o fte n d o n e on a fa n fo ld
m a c h in e .
B i l l e r , m a c h in e (b o o k k e e p in g m a c h in e ) . U s e s a b o o k k e e p in g m a c h in e ( S u n d s t r a n d , E l li o t t
F i s h e r , R e m in g to n R a n d , e t c . , w h ich m a y o r m a y n o t h a v e t y p e w r it e r k e y b o a r d ) to p r e p a r e
c u s t o m e r s ' b i l l s a s p a r t o f th e a c c o u n t s r e c e i v a b l e o p e r a t io n . G e n e r a ll y in v o l v e s th e s i m u l t a ­
n e o u s e n t r y o f f i g u r e s on c u s t o m e r s ' l e d g e r r e c o r d . T h e m a c h in e a u t o m a t ic a ll y a c c u m u l a t e s
f i g u r e s on a n u m b e r o f v e r t i c a l c o lu m n s a n d c o m p u t e s , an d u s u a l l y p r in t s a u t o m a t ic a ll y the
d e b it o r c r e d i t b a l a n c e s . D o e s n o t in v o lv e a k n o w le d g e o f b o o k k e e p in g . W o rk s f r o m u n if o r m
a n d s t a n d a r d t y p e s o f s a l e s an d c r e d i t s l i p s .
B O O K K E E P IN G - M A C H I N E O P E R A T O R
O p e r a t e s a b o o k k e e p in g m a c h in e ( R e m in g to n R a n d , E l l i o t t F i s h e r , S u n d s t r a n d , B u r r o u g h s ,
N a tio n a l C a s h R e g i s t e r , w ith o r w ith o u t a t y p e w r it e r k e y b o a r d ) to k e e p a r e c o r d o f b u s i n e s s
tr a n s a c tio n s .
C la ss A.
K e e p s a s e t o f r e c o r d s r e q u ir i n g a k n o w le d g e o f a n d e x p e r i e n c e in b a s i c
b o o k k e e p in g p r i n c i p l e s , a n d f a m i l i a r i t y w ith th e s t r u c t u r e o f th e p a r t i c u l a r a c c o u n t in g s y s t e m
u s e d . D e t e r m i n e s p r o p e r r e c o r d s a n d d is t r i b u t i o n o f d e b it a n d c r e d i t i t e m s to b e u s e d in e a c h
p h a s e o f th e w o r k .
M a y p r e p a r e c o n s o l id a t e d r e p o r t s , b a la n c e s h e e t s , a n d o th e r r e c o r d s
b y h and.
C l a s s B . K e e p s a r e c o r d o f one o r m o r e p h a s e s o r s e c t i o n s o f a s e t o f r e c o r d s u s u a l ly
r e q u ir i n g li t t l e k n o w le d g e o f b a s i c b o o k k e e p in g . P h a s e s o r s e c t i o n s in c lu d e a c c o u n t s p a y a b le ,
p a y r o l l, c u s t o m e r s ' a c c o u n t s (n o t in c lu d in g a s i m p le ty p e of b il lin g d e s c r i b e d u n d e r b i l l e r ,
m a c h in e ), c o s t d is t r i b u t i o n , e x p e n s e d is t r i b u t i o n , in v e n t o r y c o n t r o l , e t c . M a y c h e c k o r a s s i s t
in p r e p a r a t i o n o f t r i a l b a l a n c e s a n d p r e p a r e c o n t r o l s h e e t s f o r th e a c c o u n t in g d e p a r t m e n t .
CLERK,

A C C O U N T IN G

C l a s s A . U n d e r g e n e r a l d ir e c t i o n o f a b o o k k e e p e r o r a c c o u n t a n t, h a s r e s p o n s i b i l i t y f o r
k e e p in g one o r m o r e s e c t i o n s o f a c o m p le te s e t o f b o o k s o r r e c o r d s r e la t in g to one p h a s e
o f a n e s t a b l i s h m e n t 's b u s i n e s s t r a n s a c t i o n s . W o rk in v o lv e s p o s tin g a n d b a la n c in g s u b s i d i a r y
le d g e r o r l e d g e r s su c h a s a c c o u n t s r e c e i v a b l e o r a c c o u n t s p a y a b le ; e x a m in in g a n d c o d in g
in v o i c e s o r v o u c h e r s w ith p r o p e r a c c o u n t in g d is t r i b u t i o n ; a n d r e q u i r e s ju d g m e n t a n d e x p e r i ­
e n c e in m a k in g p r o p e r a s s i g n a t i o n s a n d a l l o c a t i o n s . M a y a s s i s t in p r e p a r i n g , a d ju s t i n g , a n d
c l o s in g jo u r n a l e n t r i e s ; a n d m a y d i r e c t c l a s s B a c c o u n t in g c l e r k s .

C l a s s B . S o r t s , c o d e s , a n d f i l e s u n c l a s s i f i e d m a t e r i a l b y s i m p le ( s u b je c t m a t t e r ) h e a d ­
in g s “ o r - p a r t ly c l a s s i f i e d m a t e r i a l b y f in e r s u b h e a d in g s . P r e p a r e s s i m p le r e l a t e d in d e x an d
c r o s s - r e f e r e n c e a i d s . A s r e q u e s t e d , l o c a t e s c l e a r l y id e n tifie d m a t e r i a l in f i l e s a n d f o r w a r d s
m a te r ia l.
M a y p e r f o r m r e l a t e d c l e r i c a l t a s k s r e q u ir e d to m a in ta in a n d s e r v i c e f i l e s .
C l a s s C . P e r f o r m s r o u t in e f il in g o f m a t e r i a l th a t h a s a l r e a d y b e e n c l a s s i f i e d o r w h ich
i s e a s i l y c l a s s i f i e d in a s i m p le s e r i a l c l a s s i f i c a t i o n s y s t e m ( e . g . , a lp h a b e t ic a l, c h r o n o lo g ic a l,
o r n u m e r ic a l) . A s r e q u e s t e d , l o c a t e s r e a d i l y a v a i l a b l e m a t e r i a l in f i l e s an d f o r w a r d s m a ­
t e r i a l ; an d m a y f i l l o u t w ith d r a w a l c h a r g e . P e r f o r m s s i m p le c l e r i c a l an d m a n u a l t a s k s r e ­
q u i r e d to m a in ta in a n d s e r v i c e f i l e s .
CLERK,

O RD ER

R e c e i v e s c u s t o m e r s ' 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 is e b y m a i l , p h o n e , o r p e r s o n a l ly .
D u tie s in v o lv e a n y c o m b in a t io n o f th e fo ll o w i n g : Q u o tin g p r i c e s to c u s t o m e r s ; m a k in g o u t a n o r d e r
s h e e t li s t i n g th e i t e m s to m a k e u p th e o r d e r ; c h e c k in g p r i c e s a n d q u a n t i t ie s o f i t e m s on o r d e r
sh e e t ; a n d d is t r i b u t i n g o r d e r s h e e t s to r e s p e c t i v e d e p a r t m e n t s .t o b e f i l l e d . M a y c h e c k w ith c r e d i t
d e p a r t m e n t to d e t e r m in e c r e d i t r a t i n g o f c u s t o m e r , a c k n o w le d g e r e c e i p t o f o r d e r s f r o m c u s t o m e r s ,
fo llo w u p o r d e r s to s e e th a t th e y h a v e b e e n f i l l e d , k e e p f i l e o f o r d e r s r e c e i v e d , an d c h e c k sh ip p in g
in v o i c e s w ith o r ig in a l o r d e r s .
CLERK,

PAYRO LL

C o m p u t e s w a g e s o f c o m p a n y e m p l o y e e s a n d e n t e r s th e n e c e s s a r y d a t a on th e p a y r o l l
s h e e t s . D u tie s in v o lv e : C a lc u la t i n g w o r k e r s ' e a r n in g s b a s e d on tim e o r p r o d u c tio n r e c o r d s ; a n d
p o s tin g c a lc u la t e d d a t a on p a y r o l l s h e e t , sh o w in g in fo r m a t io n su c h a s w o r k e r 's n a m e , w o rk in g
d a y s , t i m e , r a t e , d e d u c tio n s f o r i n s u r a n c e , a n d t o t a l w a g e s d u e . M a y m a k e o u t p a y c h e c k s a n d
a s s i s t p a y m a s t e r in m a k in g u p a n d d is t r i b u t i n g p a y e n v e l o p e s .
M a y u s e a c a lc u la t i n g m a c h in e .
CO M PTO M ETER OPERATOR
P r i m a r y d u ty i s to o p e r a t e a C o m p to m e te r to p e r f o r m m a t h e m a t ic a l c o m p u ta tio n s . T h is
jo b i s n o t to b e c o n f u s e d w ith th a t o f s t a t i s t i c a l o r o th e r ty p e o f c l e r k , w h ich m a y in v o lv e f r e ­
q u e n t u s e o f a C o m p to m e te r b u t, in w h ich , u s e o f t h is m a c h in e i s in c id e n ta l to p e r f o r m a n c e of
o th e r d u tie s .
KEYPUNCH OPERATOR
C l a s s A . O p e r a t e s a n u m e r ic a l a n d / o r a lp h a b e t ic a l o r c o m b in a t io n k e y p u n c h m a c h in e to
t r a n s c r i b e d a ta f r o m v a r io u s s o u r c e d o c u m e n t s to k e y p u n ch ta b u la t in g c a r d s . P e r f o r m s s a m e
t a s k s a s lo w e r le v e l k e y p u n c h o p e r a t o r b u t, in a d d it io n , w o r k r e q u i r e s a p p lic a t i o n o f c o d in g
s k i l l s a n d th e m a k in g o f s o m e d e t e r m in a t i o n s , f o r e x a m p le , l o c a t e s on th e s o u r c e d o c u m e n t
th e i t e m s to b e p u n ch ed ; e x t r a c t s in fo r m a tio n f r o m s e v e r a l d o c u m e n t s ; a n d s e a r c h e s f o r a n d
i n t e r p r e t s in f o r m a tio n on th e d o c u m e n t to d e t e r m in e in fo r m a t io n to b e p u n c h e d . M a y t r a i n
in e x p e r ie n c e d o p e r a t o r s .

C l a s s B . U n d e r s u p e r v i s i o n , p e r f o r m s one o r m o r e r o u tin e a c c o u n t in g o p e r a t io n s su c h
a s p o s tin g s i m p le jo u r n a l v o u c h e r s o r a c c o u n t s p a y a b le v o u c h e r s , e n t e r in g v o u c h e r s in
v o u c h e r r e g i s t e r s ; r e c o n c il in g b a n k a c c o u n t s ; a n d p o s tin g s u b s i d i a r y l e d g e r s c o n t r o l le d b y
g e n e r a l l e d g e r s , o r p o s tin g s i m p le c o s t a c c o u n t in g d a t a . T h is jo b d o e s n o t r e q u i r e a k n o w l­
e d g e o f a c c o u n t in g a n d b o o k k e e p in g p r i n c i p l e s b u t i s fo u n d in o f f i c e s in w h ich th e m o r e r o u tin e
a c c o u n t in g w o r k i s s u b d iv id e d on a fu n c tio n a l b a s i s a m o n g s e v e r a l w o r k e r s .




f il in g s y s t e m c o n ta in in g a n u m b e r o f v a r ie d s u b je c t m a t t e r
m a t e r i a l su c h a s c o r r e s p o n d e n c e , r e p o r t s , t e c h n ic a l d o c u ­
m a t e r i a l . M a y k e e p r e c o r d s o f v a r i o u s t y p e s in c o n ju n c tio n
a l l g r o u p o f lo w e r l e v e l f i l e c l e r k s .

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K E Y P U N C H O P E R A T O R — C o n tin u e d
C l a s s B . U n d e r c l o s e s u p e r v i s i o n o r fo 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 t r u c t i o n s ,
t r a n s c r i b e s d a t a f r o m s o u r c e d o c u m e n t s to pu n ch ed c a r d s .
O p e r a t e s a n u m e r ic a l a n d / o r
a lp h a b e t ic a l o r c o m b in a t io n k e y p u n c h m a c h in e to k e y p u n ch ta b u la t in g c a r d s . M a y v e r i f y c a r d s .
W o rk in g f r o m v a r i o u s s t a n d a r d iz e d s o u r c e d o c u m e n t s , f o llo w s s p e c i f ie d s e q u e n c e s w h ich h a v e
b e e n c o d e d o r p r e s c r i b e d in d e t a il a n d r e q u i r e lit t le o r no s e l e c t i n g , c o d in g , o r in t e r p r e t in g
o f d a t a to b e p u n c h e d . P r o b l e m s a r i s i n g f r o m e r r o n e o u s i t e m s o r c o d e s , m i s s i n g in f o r m a tio n ,
e t c . , a r e r e f e r r e d to s u p e r v i s o r .

S E C R E T A R Y — C o n tin u ed
d . S e c r e t a r y to th e h e a d o f a n in d iv id u a l p la n t, f a c t o r y , e t c . (o r o th e r e q u iv a le n t le v e l
o f o f f ic i a l ) th a t e m p l o y s , in a l l , o v e r 5, 0 0 0 p e r s o n s ; o r
e . S e c r e t a r y to th e h e a d o f a l a r g e an d im p o r t a n t o r g a n i z a t io n a l s e g m e n t ( e . g . , a m id d le
m a n a g e m e n t s u p e r v i s o r o f an o r g a n i z a t io n a l s e g m e n t o fte n in v o lv in g a s m a n y a s s e v e r a l h u n d re d
p e r s o n s ) o f a c o m p a n y th a t e m p l o y s , in a l l , o v e r 2 5 , 0 0 0 p e r s o n s .
C la ss C

O F F IC E BOY OR G IR L
P e r f o r m s v a r i o u s r o u t in e d u t ie s su c h a s ru n n in g e r r a n d s , o p e r a t in g m in o r o f f ic e m a ­
c h in e s su c h a s s e a l e r s o r m a i l e r s , o p e n in g a n d d is t r i b u t i n g m a i l , a n d o th e r m in o r c l e r i c a l w o rk .

a.
S e c r e t a r y to a n e x e c u t iv e o r m a n a g e r i a l p e r s o n w h o se r e s p o n s i b i l i t y i s n o t e q u iv a le n t
to one o f th e s p e c i f i c l e v e l s i t u a t io n s in th e d e fin itio n f o r c l a s s B , b u t w h o se s u b o r d in a te s t a f f
n o r m a l ly n u m b e r s a t l e a s t s e v e r a l d o z e n e m p l o y e e s a n d i s u s u a l l y d iv id e d in to o r g a n i z a t io n a l
s e g m e n t s w h ich a r e o fte n , in tu r n , f u r t h e r s u b d iv id e d . In s o m e c o m p a n ie s , t h is l e v e l in c lu d e s a
w ide r a n g e o f o r g a n i z a t io n a l e c h e lo n s ; in o t h e r s , o n ly one o r tw o ; o r

SEC R ET A R Y
b . S e c r e t a r y to th e h e a d o f a n in d iv id u a l p la n t, f a c t o r y , e t c . ( o r o th e r e q u iv a le n t l e v e l of
o f f ic i a l ) th a t e m p l o y s , in a l l , f e w e r th a n 5 , 000 p e r s o n s .

A s s i g n e d a s p e r s o n a l s e c r e t a r y , n o r m a l ly to one in d iv id u a l. M a in ta in s a c l o s e a n d h ig h ly
r e s p o n s iv e r e la t io n s h ip to th e d a y - t o - d a y w o r k a c t i v i t i e s o f th e s u p e r v i s o r . W o rk s f a i r l y in d e ­
p e n d e n tly r e c e iv i n g a m in im u m o f d e t a ile d s u p e r v i s i o n a n d g u id a n c e .
P e r f o r m s v a r ie d c l e r i c a l
a n d s e c r e t a r i a l d u t i e s , u s u a l l y in c lu d in g m o s t o f th e f o ll o w i n g : (a) R e c e i v e s te le p h o n e c a l l s ,
p e r s o n a l c a l l e r s , a n d in c o m in g m a i l , a n s w e r s r o u tin e i n q u i r i e s , a n d r o u t e s th e t e c h n ic a l in q u ir i e s
to th e p r o p e r p e r s o n s ; (b) e s t a b l i s h e s , m a in t a in s , a n d r e v i s e s th e s u p e r v i s o r 's f i l e s ; (c) m a in t a in s
th e s u p e r v i s o r 's c a le n d a r a n d m a k e s a p p o in tm e n t s a s i n s t r u c t e d ; (d) r e l a y s m e s s a g e s f r o m s u p e r ­
v i s o r to s u b o r d in a t e s ; (e) r e v i e w s c o r r e s p o n d e n c e , m e m o r a n d a , a n d r e p o r t s p r e p a r e d b y o t h e r s
f o r th e s u p e r v i s o r 's s i g n a t u r e to a s s u r e p r o c e d u r a l a n d ty p o g r a p h ic a c c u r a c y ; a n d (f) p e r f o r m s
s t e n o g r a p h ic a n d ty p in g w o rk .

a . S e c r e t a r y to th e s u p e r v i s o r o r h e a d o f a s m a l l o r g a n i z a t io n a l u n it ( e . g . , fe w e r th an
a b o u t 25 o r 30 p e r s o n s ) ; o r

M a y a l s o p e r f o r m o th e r c l e r i c a l a n d s e c r e t a r i a l t a s k s o f c o m p a r a b le n a tu r e a n d d if f i c u l t y .
T h e w o r k t y p ic a ll y r e q u i r e s k n o w le d g e o f o f f ic e r o u t in e a n d u n d e r s ta n d in g o f th e o r g a n i z a t io n ,
p r o g r a m s , a n d p r o c e d u r e s r e l a t e d to th e w o rk o f th e s u p e r v i s o r .

STEN O G R A PH ER ,

E x c lu s i o n s
N o t a l l p o s it i o n s th a t a r e t i t le d " s e c r e t a r y " p o s s e s s th e a b o v e c h a r a c t e r i s t i c s . E x a m p l e s
o f p o s it i o n s w h ich a r e e x c lu d e d f r o m th e d e fin itio n a r e a s f o ll o w s : (a ) P o s i t i o n s w h ich d o no t m e e t
th e " p e r s o n a l " s e c r e t a r y c o n c e p t d e s c r i b e d a b o v e ; (b) s t e n o g r a p h e r s n o t f u lly t r a i n e d in s e c r e t a r i a l
ty p e d u t ie s : (c) s t e n o g r a p h e r s s e r v in g a s o f f ic e a s s i s t a n t s to a g r o u p o f p r o f e s s i o n a l , t e c h n ic a l,
o r m a n a g e r i a l p e r s o n s ; (d) s e c r e t a r y p o s it i o n s in w h ich th e d u t ie s a r e e i t h e r s u b s t a n t ia ll y m o r e
r o u tin e o r s u b s t a n t i a l l y m o r e c o m p le x a n d r e s p o n s i b l e th a n th o s e c h a r a c t e r i z e d in th e d e fin itio n ;
a n d (e) a s s i s t a n t ty p e p o s it i o n s w h ich in v o lv e m o r e d if f i c u l t o r m o r e r e s p o n s i b l e t e c h n ic a l, a d m in ­
i s t r a t i v e , s u p e r v i s o r y , o r s p e c i a l i z e d c l e r i c a l d u t ie s w h ich a r e no t ty p ic a l o f s e c r e t a r i a l w o rk .
N O T E : T h e t e r m " c o r p o r a t e o f f i c e r , " u s e d in th e le v e l d e f in itio n s fo llo w in g , r e f e r s to
th o s e o f f i c i a l s w ho h a v e a s i g n i f ic a 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 le w ith r e g a r d to m a jo r
c o m p a n y a c t i v i t i e s . T h e t i t le " v i c e p r e s i d e n t , " th o u g h n o r m a l ly in d ic a t iv e o f t h is r o l e , d o e s no t
in a l l c a s e s id e n tify su c h p o s i t i o n s . V ic e p r e s i d e n t s w h o s e p r i m a r y r e s p o n s i b i l i t y i s to a c t p e r ­
s o n a l ly on in d iv id u a l c a s e s o r t r a n s a c t i o n s ( e . g . , a p p r o v e o r d e n y in d iv id u a l lo a n o r c r e d i t a c t io n s ;
a d m in is t e r in d iv id u a l t r u s t a c c o u n t s ; d i r e c t l y s u p e r v i s e a c l e r i c a l s t a ff ) a r e n o t c o n s id e r e d to b e
" c o r p o r a t e o f f i c e r s " f o r p u r p o s e s o f a p p ly in g th e fo llo w in g le v e l d e f in i t io n s .
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a . S e c r e t a r y to th e c h a ir m a n o f th e b o a r d o r p r e s i d e n t o f a c o m p a n y th a t e m p l o y s , in a l l ,
100 b u t fe w e r th a n 5 ,0 0 0 p e r s o n s ; o r

b . S e c r e t a r y to a c o r p o r a t e o f f i c e r (o th e r th a n th e c h a ir m a n o f th e b o a r d o r p r e s id e n t)
o f a c o m p a n y th a t e m p l o y e s , in a l l , o v e r 5 , 0 0 0 b u t f e w e r th a n 2 5 , 0 0 0 p e r s o n s ; o r
c.
S e c r e t a r y to th e h e a d ( im m e d i a t e l y b e lo w th e c o r p o r a t e o f f i c e r le v e l) o f a m a jo r s e g ­
m e n t o r s u b s i d i a r y o f a c o m p a n y th a t e m p l o y s , in a l l , o v e r 2 5 ,0 0 0 p e r s o n s .
C la ss

B

a.
S e c r e t a r y to th e c h a ir m a n o f th e b o a r d o r p r e s i d e n t o f a c o m p a n y th a t e m p l o y s , in a l l ,
fe w e r th a n 100 p e r s o n s ; o r
b . S e c r e t a r y to a c o r p o r a t e o f f i c e r (o th e r th a n c h a ir m a n o f th e b o a r d o r p r e s i d e n t ) of
a c o m p a n y th a t e m p l o y s , in a l l , o v e r 100 b u t f e w e r th a n 5 , 0 0 0 p e r s o n s ; o r
c . S e c r e t a r y to th e h e a d ( im m e d i a t e l y b e lo w th e o f f i c e r le v e l) o v e r e i t h e r a m a jo r
c o r p o r a t e - w i d e fu n c tio n a l a c t iv i t y ( e . g . , m a r k e t i n g , r e s e a r c h , o p e r a t io n s , in d u s t r i a l r e l a t i o n s , e t c .)
o r a m a jo r g e o g r a p h ic o r o r g a n i z a t io n a l s e g m e n t ( e . g . , a r e g io n a l h e a d q u a r t e r s ; a m a jo r d iv is io n )
o F a c o m p a n y th a t e m p l o y s , in a l l , o v e r 5 , 0 0 0 b u t fe w e r th a n 2 5 , 0 0 0 e m p l o y e e s ; o r




C la ss D

b . S e c r e t a r y to a n o n s u p e r v i s o r y s t a f f s p e c i a l i s t , p r o f e s s i o n a l e m p l o y e e , a d m in is t r a t iv e
o f f i c e r , o r a s s i s t a n t , s k il le d t e c h n ic ia n o r e x p e r t . (N O T E : M an y c o m p a n ie s a s s i g n s t e n o g r a p h e r s ,
r a t h e r th a n s e c r e t a r i e s a s d e s c r i b e d a b o v e , to t h is le 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 .)
GENERAL

P r i m a r y du ty i s to ta k e d ic t a t io n in v o lv in g a n o r m a l r o u tin e v o c a b u la r y f r o m one o r m o r e
p e r s o n s e i t h e r in sh o r th a n d o r b y S te n o ty p e o r s i m i l a r m a c h in e ; a n d t r a n s c r i b e d ic t a t io n . M ay
a l s o ty p e f r o m w r it te n c o p y . M a y m a in ta in f i l e s , k e e p s i m p le r e c o r d s , o r p e r f o r m o th e r r e l a t i v e l y
r o u tin e c l e r i c a l t a s k s .
M a y o p e r a t e f r o m a s t e n o g r a p h ic p o o l.
D o e s n o t in c lu d e t r a n s c r i b i n g m a c h in e w o rk .
(S e e t r a n s c r ib in g - m a c h in e o p e r a t o r .)
STEN O G R A PH ER ,

S E N IO R

P r i m a r y d u ty i s to ta k e d ic t a t io n in v o lv in g a v a r ie d t e c h n ic a l o r s p e c i a l i z e d v o c a b u la r y
su c h a s in l e g a l b r i e f s o r r e p o r t s on s c ie n t if i c r e s e a r c h f r o m one o r m o r e p e r s o n s e i t h e r in s h o r t ­
h an d o r b y S te n o ty p e o r s i m i l a r m a c h in e ; a n d t r a n s c r i b e d ic t a t io n . M a y a l s o ty p e f r o m w r itte n
copy.
M a y a l s o s e t up a n d m a in ta in f i l e s , k e e p r e c o r d s , e t c .
OR
P e r f o r m s s t e n o g r a p h ic d u t ie s r e q u ir i n g s i g n i f ic a n t l y g r e a t e r in d e p e n d e n c e an d r e s p o n s i ­
b il it y th a n s t e n o g r a p h e r s , g e n e r a l a s e v id e n c e d b y th e fo llo w in g : W ork r e q u i r e s h ig h d e g r e e of
s t e n o g r a p h ic s p e e d a n d a c c u r a c y ; an d a th o ro u g h w o rk in g k n o w le d g e o f g e n e r a l b u s i n e s s a n d o ffic e
p r o c e d u r e s a n d o f th e s p e c i f i c b u s i n e s s o p e r a t io n s , o r g a n i z a t io n , p o l i c i e s , p r o c e d u r e s , f i l e s ,
w o rk flo w , e t c .
U s e s t h is k n o w le d g e in p e r f o r m i n g s t e n o g r a p h ic d u t ie s a n d r e s p o n s i b l e c l e r i c a l
t a s k s su c h a s , m a in ta in in g fo llo w u p f i l e s ; a s s e m b l i n g m a t e r i a l f o r r e p o r t s , m e m o r a n d u m s , l e t t e r s ,
e t c .; c o m p o s in g s i m p le l e t t e r s f r o m g e n e r a l in s t r u c t i o n s ; r e a d i n g a n d r o u tin g in c o m in g m a i l ; an d
a n s w e r in g r o u tin e q u e s t i o n s , e t c .
D o e s n o t in c lu d e t r a n s c r ib in g - m a c h in e w o rk .
S W IT C H B O A R D O P E R A T O R
C l a s s A . O p e r a t e s a s in g le - o r m u lt ip l e - p o s it i o n te le p h o n e sw itc h b o a r d h a n d lin g in c o m in g ,
o u tg o in g , in t r a p l a n t o r o f f ic e c a l l s .
P e r f o r m s fu l l te le p h o n e in fo r m a tio n s e r v i c e o r h a n d le s
c o m p le x c a l l s , su c h a s c o n f e r e n c e , c o l l e c t , o v e r s e a s , o r s i m i l a r c a l l s , e i t h e r in a d d itio n to d o in g
r o u tin e w o rk a s d e s c r i b e d f o r sw itc h b o a r d o p e r a t o r , c l a s s B , o r a s a f u l l - t i m e a s s ig n m e n t .
( " F u l l " te le p h o n e in f o r m a tio n s e r v i c e o c c u r s w hen th e e s t a b li s h m e n t h a s v a r ie d fu n c tio n s th a t a r e
n o t r e a d i l y u n d e r s t a n d a b le f o r te le p h o n e in fo r m a tio n p u r p o s e s , e . g . , b e c a u s e o f o v e r la p p in g o r
i n t e r r e l a t e d f u n c tio n s , an d c o n s e q u e n tly p r e s e n t fr e q u e n t p r o b l e m s a s to w h ich e x t e n s io n s a r e
a p p r o p r ia t e f o r c a l l s . )
C l a s s B . O p e r a t e s a s in g le - o r m u l t ip l e - p o s it i o n te le p h o n e sw itc h b o a r d h a n d lin g in c o m in g ,
o u tg o in g , in t r a p l a n t o r o f f ic e c a l l s . M a y h a n d le ro u tin e lo n g d is t a n c e c a l l s a n d r e c o r d t o l l s . M ay
p e r f o r m li m it e d te le p h o n e in f o r m a tio n s e r v i c e . ( ''L i m i t e d 1 te le p h o n e in fo r m a tio n s e r v i c e o c c u r s
'
if th e fu n c tio n s o f th e e s t a b li s h m e n t s e r v i c e d a r e r e a d i l y u n d e r s t a n d a b le f o r te le p h o n e in fo r m a tio n
p u r p o s e s , o r i f th e r e q u e s t s a r e r o u t in e , e . g . , g iv in g e x t e n s io n n u m b e r s w h en s p e c i f i c n a m e s a r e
f u r n is h e d , o r if c o m p le x c a l l s a r e r e f e r r e d to a n o th e r o p e r a t o r .)

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T A B U L A T I N G - M A C H I N E O P E R A T O R — C o n tin u ed

S W IT C H B O A R D O P E R A T O R - R E C E P T I O N I S T
In a d d it io n to p e r f o r m i n g d u t ie s o f o p e r a t o r on a s i n g l e - p o s i t i o n o r m o n it o r - t y p e s w it c h ­
b o a r d , a c t s a s r e c e p t io n i s t a n d m a y a l s o ty p e o r p e r f o r m r o u tin e c l e r i c a l w o rk a s p a r t o f r e g u l a r
d u t ie s .
T h is ty p in g o r c l e r i c a l w o rk m a y ta k e th e m a jo r p a r t o f t h is w o r k e r 's tim e w h ile at
s w itc h b o a r d .

C l a s s C . O p e r a t e s s i m p le ta b u la t in g o r e l e c t r i c a l a c c o u n tin g m a c h in e s su c h a s th e
s o r t e r , r e p r o d u c in g p u n ch , c o l l a t o r , e t c ., w ith s p e c i f i c in s t r u c t i o n s .
M a y in c lu d e s i m p le
w ir in g f r o m d i a g r a m s a n d so m e f il in g w o r k . T h e w o rk t y p ic a ll y in v o lv e s p o r t io n s o f a w o rk
u n it, f o r e x a m p le , in d iv id u a l s o r t in g o r c o ll a t in g r u n s o r r e p e t it i v e o p e r a t io n s .
T R A N S C R IB IN G -M A C H IN E O P E R A T O R ,

GENERAL

T A B U L A T IN O - M A C H IN E O P E R A T O R
C l a s s A . O p e r a t e s a v a r i e t y o f t a b u la t in g o r e l e c t r i c a l a c c o u n t in g m a c h in e s , t y p ic a ll y
in c lu d in g su c h m a c h in e s a s th e t a b u l a t o r , c a l c u l a t o r , i n t e r p r e t e r , c o l l a t o r , a n d o t h e r s .
P e r f o r m s c o m p le te r e p o r t i n g a s s i g n m e n t s w ith o u t c l o s e s u p e r v i s i o n , and p e r f o r m s d if f ic u lt
w ir in g a s r e q u ir e d .
T h e c o m p le te r e p o r t i n g a n d ta b u la t in g a s s i g n m e n t s t y p ic a ll y in v o lv e a
v a r i e t y o f lo n g a n d c o m p le x r e p o r t s w h ich o fte n a r e o f i r r e g u l a r o r n o n r e c u r r in g ty p e r e ­
q u ir in g so m e p la n n in g a n d s e q u e n c in g o f s t e p s to b e ta k e n . A s a m o r e e x p e r i e n c e d o p e r a t o r ,
i s t y p ic a ll y in v o lv e d in tr a i n in g new o p e r a t o r s in m a c h in e o p e r a t i o n s , o r p a r t i a l l y t r a i n e d
o p e r a t o r s in w ir in g f r o m d i a g r a m s an d o p e r a t in g s e q u e n c e s o f lo n g an d c o m p le x r e p o r t s .
D o e s not in c lu d e w o r k in g s u p e r v i s o r s p e r f o r m i n g ta b u l a t in g - m a c h i n e o p e r a t io n s a n d d a y - t o d a y s u p e r v i s i o n o f th e w o rk a n d p r o d u c tio n o f a g r o u p o f t a b u la t in g - m a c h in e o p e r a t o r s .
C l a s s B . O p e r a t e s m o r e d if f i c u l t t a b u la t in g o r e l e c t r i c a l a c c o u n t in g m a c h in e s su c h a s th e
t a b u l a t o r an d c a l c u l a t o r , in a d d it io n to th e s o r t e r , r e p r o d u c e r , a n d c o l l a t o r .
T h is w o rk is
p e r f o r m e d u n d e r s p e c i f i c in s t r u c t i o n s a n d m a y in c lu d e th e p e r f o r m a n c e o f so m e w ir in g f r o m
d i a g r a m s . T h e w o rk ty p ic a ll y i n v o l v e s , f o r e x a m p le , ta b u la t io n s in v o lv in g a r e p e t it i v e
a c c o u n t in g e x e r c i s e , a c o m p le te b u t s m a l l t a b u la t in g s t u d y , o r p a r t s o f a lo n g e r an d m o r e
c o m p le x r e p o r t . S u c h r e p o r t s an d s t u d i e s a r e u s u a l ly o f a r e c u r r i n g n a tu r e w h e r e th e p r o ­
c e d u r e s a r e w e ll e s t a b l i s h e d .
M a y a l s o in c lu d e th e tr a i n in g o f new e m p l o y e e s in th e b a s i c
o p e r a t io n o f th e m a c h in e .

PROFESSIONAL

P r i m a r y d u ty i s to t r a n s c r i b e d ic t a t io n in v o lv in g a n o r m a l ro u tin e v o c a b u la r y f r o m
tr a n s c r ib in g - m a c h in e r e c o r d s .
M a y a l s o ty p e fr o m w r it te n c o p y an d do s i m p le 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 d ic t a t io n in v o lv in 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 su c h a s le g a l
b r i e f s o r r e p o r t s on s c i e n t i f i c r e s e a r c h a r e not in c lu d e d . A w o r k e r w ho t a k e s d ic t a t io n in s h o r t ­
h and o r b y S te n o ty p e o r s i m i l a r m a c h in e i s c l a s s i f i e d a s a s t e n o g r a p h e r , g e n e r a l .
T Y P IS T
U s e s a t y p e w r it e r to m a k e c o p i e s o f v a r io u s m a t e r i a l o r to m a k e out b i l l s a f t e r c a l c u l a ­
t io n s h a v e b e e n m a d e b y a n o th e r p e r s o n . M a y in c lu d e ty p in g o f s t e n c i l s , m a t s , o r s i m i l a r m a t e ­
r i a l s f o r u s e in d u p lic a tin g p r o c e s s e s . M a y do c l e r i c a l w o rk in v o lv in g l i t t l e s p e c i a l t r a i n in g , su c h
a s k e e p in g s i m p le r e c o r d s , f il in g r e c o r d s a n d r e p o r t s , o r s o r t in g a n d d is t r i b u t i n g in c o m in g m a il .
C l a s s A . P e r f o r m s one o r m o r e of th e fo llo w in g : T y p in g m a t e r i a l in f in a l f o r m w h en it
in v o lv e s c o m b in in g m a t e r i a l f r o m s e v e r a l s o u r c e s o r r e s p o n s i b i l i t y fo r c o r r e c t s p e l li n g ,
s y l l a b i c a t i o n , p u n c tu a tio n , e t c ., o f t e c h n ic a l o r u n u s u a l w o r d s o r f o r e i g n la n g u a g e m a t e r i a l ;
a n d p la n n in g la y o u t an d ty p in g o f c o m p lic a t e d s t a t i s t i c a l t a b l e s to m a in ta in u n ifo r m ity an d
b a la n c e in s p a c in g .
M a y ty p e r o u t in e f o r m l e t t e r s v a r y in g d e t a i l s to s u it c i r c u m s t a n c e s .
C l a s s B . P e r f o r m s o n e o r m o r e o f th e fo llo w in g ; C o p y ty p in g f r o m ro u g h o r c l e a r d r a f t s ;
r o u tin e ty p in g o f f o r m s , in s u r a n c e p o l i c i e s , e t c .; a n d s e t t in g up s i m p le s t a n d a r d t a b u l a t io n s ,
o r c o p y in g m o r e c o m p le x t a b l e s a l r e a d y s e tu p a n d s p a c e d p r o p e r l y .

TECHNICAL
D R A F T S M A N — C o n tin u e d

D R A FT SM A N
C l a s s A . P l a n s th e g r a p h i c p r e s e n t a t io n o f c o m p le x it e m s h a v in g d is t i n c t i v e d e s ig n
f e a t u r e s th a t d if f e r s i g n i f ic a n t l y f r o m e s t a b l i s h e d d r a f t in g p r e c e d e n t s . W o rk s in c l o s e s u p ­
p o r t w ith th e d e s ig n o r i g i n a t o r , an d m a y r e c o m m e n d m in o r d e s ig n c h a n g e s . A n a l y z e s th e
e f f e c t o f e a c h c h a n g e on th e d e t a i l s o f f o r m , fu n c tio n , a n d p o s it i o n a l r e l a t io n s h ip s o f c o m ­
p o n e n ts a n d p a r t s .
W o rk s w ith a m in im u m o f s u p e r v i s o r y a s s i s t a n c e .
C o m p le te d w o r k i s
r e v ie w e d b y d e s ig n o r ig in a t o r f o r c o n s is t e n c y w ith p r i o r e n g in e e r in g d e t e r m in a t i o n s .
M ay
e ith e r p r e p a r e d r a w in g s , o r d i r e c t t h e ir p r e p a r a t i o n b y lo w e r l e v e l d r a f t s m e n .
C l a s s B . P e r f o r m s n o n ro u tin e a n d c o m p le x d r a f t in g a s s i g n m e n t s th a t r e q u ir e th e a p p l i ­
c a tio n o f m o s t o f th e s t a n d a r d iz e d d r a w in g te c h n iq u e s r e g u l a r l y u s e d .
D u tie s t y p ic a ll y in ­
v o lv e su c h w o rk a s :
P r e p a r e s w o r k in g d r a w in g s o f s u b a s s e m b l i e s w ith i r r e g u l a r s h a p e s ,
m u lt ip le f u n c tio n s , a n d p r e c i s e p o s it i o n a l r e la t io n s h ip s b e tw e e n c o m p o n e n t s; p r e p a r e s a r c h i ­
t e c t u r a l d r a w in g s f o r c o n s t r u c t io n o f a b u ild in g in c lu d in g d e t a il d r a w in g s o f f o u n d a t io n s , w a ll
s e c t i o n s , f lo o r p l a n s , a n d r o o f . U s e s a c c e p t e d f o r m u la s a n d m a n u a ls in m a k in g n e c e s s a r y
c o m p u ta tio n s to d e t e r m in e q u a n titie s o f m a t e r i a l s to b e u s e d , lo a d c a p a c i t i e s , s t r e n g t h s ,
s t r e s s e s , etc.
R e c e i v e s in it ia l in s t r u c t i o n s , r e q u i r e m e n t s , a n d a d v ic e f r o m s u p e r v i s o r .
C o m p le te d w o rk i s c h e c k e d f o r t e c h n ic a l a d e q u a c y .

C l a s s C . P r e p a r e s d e t a il d r a w in g s o f s i n g l e u n its o r p a r t s f o r e n g in e e r in g , c o n s t r u c t io n ,
m a n u fa c t u r in g , o r r e p a i r p u r p o s e s . T y p e s of d r a w in g s p r e p a r e d in c lu d e i s o m e t r i c p r o je c t io n s
( d e p ic t in g t h r e e d im e n s io n s in a c c u r a t e s c a l e ) a n d s e c t i o n a l v ie w s to c l a r i f y p o s itio n in g o f

c o m p o n e n ts an d c o n v e y n e e d e d in fo r m a tio n . C o n s o lid a t e s d e t a i l s f r o m a n u m b e r o f s o u r c e s
a n d a d ju s t s o r t r a n s p o s e s s c a l e a s r e q u ir e d . S u g g e s t e d m e th o d s o f a p p r o a c h , a p p lic a b le
p r e c e d e n t s , a n d a d v ic e on s o u r c e m a t e r i a l s a r e g iv e n w ith in it i a l a s s i g n m e n t s .
I n s t r u c t io n s
a r e l e s s c o m p le te w h en a s s i g n m e n t s r e c u r .
W o rk m a y be s p o t - c h e c k e d d u r in g p r o g r e s s .
D R A FT SM A N -T R A C E R
C o p i e s p la n s a n d d r a w in g s p r e p a r e d b y o t h e r s b y p l a c in g .t r a c in g c lo th o r p a p e r o v e r
d r a w in g s an d t r a c i n g w ith p e n o r p e n c i l.
(D o e s not in c lu d e t r a c i n g li m it e d to p l a n s p r i m a r i l y
c o n s is t in g o f s t r a i g h t li n e s an d a l a r g e s c a l e not r e q u ir i n g c l o s e d e lin e a tio n .)
a n d /o r
P r e p a r e s s i m p le o r r e p e t it i v e d r a 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 .
d u r in g p r o g r e s s .

W o rk i s c l o s e l y s u p e r v i s e d

N U R S E , IN D U ST R IA L (R E G IS T E R E D )
A r e g i s t e r e d n u r s e w ho g i v e s n u r s in g s e r v i c e u n d e r g e n e r a l m e d ic a l d ir e c t i o n to il l o r
in ju r e d e m p l o y e e s o r o th e r p e r s o n s w ho b e c o m e i l l o r s u f f e r a n a c c id e n t on th e p r e m i s e s o f a
f a c t o r y o r o th e r e s t a b li s h m e n t . D u tie s in v o lv e a c o m b in a t io n o f th e fo llo w in g : G iv in g f i r s t a id
to th e i l l o r in ju r e d ; a tte n d in g to s u b s e q u e n t d r e s s i n g o f e m p l o y e e s ' i n ju r i e s ; k e e p in g r e c o r d s
o f p a t i e n t s t r e a t e d ; p r e p a r i n g a c c id e n t r e p o r t s f o r c o m p e n s a tio n o r o th e r p u r p o s e s ; a s s i s t i n g in
p h y s ic a l e x a m in a t io n s a n d h e a lt h e v a l u a t io n s o f a p p lic a n t s an d e m p l o y e e s ; a n d p la n n in g a^id c a r r y ­
in g out p r o g r a m s in v o lv in g h e a lth e d u c a tio n , a c c id e n t p r e v e n tio n , e v a lu a tio n o f p la n t e n v ir o n m e n t ,
o r o th e r a c t i v i t i e s a f f e c t i n g th e h e a lt h , w e l f a r e , a n d s a f e t y o f a l l p e r s o n n e l .

MAINTENANCE AND POWERPLANT

CARPEN TER,

M A IN T E N A N C E

P e r f o r m s th e c a r p e n t r y d u t ie s n e c e s s a r y to c o n s t r u c t a n d m a in ta in in g o o d r e p a i r b u ild in g
w o o d w o rk a n d e q u ip m e n t su c h a s b in s , c r i b s , c o u n t e r s , b e n c h e s , p a r t i t i o n s , d o o r s , f l o o r s , s t a i r s ,
c a s i n g s , a n d t r i m m a d e o f w o o d in a n e s t a b li s h m e n t . W ork in v o lv e s m o s t o f th e fo llo w in g : P l a n ­
n in g a n d la y in g o ut o f w o rk f r o m b lu e p r in t s , d r a w in g s , m o d e ls , o r v e r b a l in s t r u c t i o n s u s in g a
v a r i e t y o f c a r p e n t e r 's h a n d to o ls , p o r t a b l e p o w e r t o o l s , an d s t a n d a r d m e a s u r in g in s t r u m e n t s ;




CARPENTER,

M A IN T E N A N C E — C o n tin u ed

m a k in g s t a n d a r d sh o p c o m p u ta tio n s r e la t in g to d im e n s io n s of w o r k ; a n d s e le c t i n g m a t e r i a l s n e c e s ­
s a r y f o r th e w o r k . In g e n e r a l , th e w o rk o f th e m a in te n a n c e c a r p e n t e r r e q u i r e s ro u n d e d t r a i n ­
in g a n d e x p e r i e n c e u s u a l ly a c q u ir e d th ro u g h a f o r m a l a p p r e n t ic e s h ip o r e q u iv a le n t tr a i n in g an d
e x p e rie n c e .

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E L E C T R IC IA N , M A IN TEN A N CE

M E CH A N IC , A U TO M O TIVE (M A IN TEN A N C E)— Continued

P e r f o r m s a v a r ie ty of e l e c t r ic a l tra d e fun ction s su ch a s the in sta lla tio n , m a in ten an ce,
o r r e p a ir of equ ipm ent fo r the g e n e ratio n , d istrib u tio n , o r u tiliz a tio n of e le c t r ic e n e rg y in an
e s ta b lish m e n t. W ork in v o lv e s m o s t of the fo llo w in g; In sta llin g o r r e p a ir in g any of a v a r ie ty of
e l e c t r ic a l equipm ent su ch a s g e n e r a t o r s , t r a n s f o r m e r s , sw itc h b o a rd s, c o n tr o lle r s , c ir c u it b r e a k ­
e r s , m o to r s , h eatin g u n its, conduit s y s t e m s , o r o th er tr a n s m is s io n equ ipm ent; w orkin g fro m
b lu e p rin ts, d ra w in g s, la y o u ts, o r o th er sp e c ific a tio n s; lo c a tin g and d ia g n o sin g tro u b le in the
e le c t r ic a l s y s te m o r equ ipm ent; w o rkin g sta n d a rd co m p utatio n s r e la tin g to lo ad r e q u ire m e n ts of
w irin g o r e l e c t r ic a l equ ipm ent; and u sin g a v a r ie ty of e le c t r ic ia n 's h an dto o ls and m e a s u r in g and
te stin g in str u m e n ts . In g e n e r a l, the w o rk of the m ain ten an ce e le c t r ic ia n r e q u ir e s rounded t r a i n ­
ing and e x p e rie n c e u su a lly a c q u ire d th rou gh a fo r m a l a p p re n tic e sh ip o r eq u iv alen t tra in in g and
e x p e rie n c e .

the v a r io u s a s s e m b l ie s in the v e h icle and m akin g n e c e s s a r y a d ju stm e n ts; and alin in g w h e e ls,
a d ju stin g b r a k e s and lig h ts , o r tigh tening body b o lts . In g e n e r a l, the w ork of the autom otive
m e ch an ic r e q u ir e s rounded tra in in g and e x p e rie n c e u su a lly a c q u ire d th rough a fo r m a l a p p re n ­
tic e s h ip o r eq u iv alen t tra in in g and e x p e rie n c e .

E N G IN E E R , STA T IO N A RY
O p e ra te s and m a in ta in s and m a y a ls o s u p e r v is e the o p e ra tio n of sta tio n a ry en gin es and
equipm ent (m e ch an ica l o r e le c t r ic a l) to su p p ly the e sta b lish m e n t in w hich em plo y ed with po w er,
h e a t, r e fr ig e r a tio n , o r a ir-c o n d itio n in g . W ork in v o lv es; O p eratin g and m ain tain in g equipm ent
su ch a s st e a m e n g in e s, a ir c o m p r e s s o r s , g e n e r a t o r s , m o to r s , tu r b in e s, Vfehtilating and r e f r i g ­
e r a tin g eq u ipm en t, st e a m b o ile r s and b o ile r - fe d w a te r p u m p s; m akin g equipm ent r e p a ir s ; and
keep in g a r e c o r d of o p e ra tio n of m a c h in e ry , te m p e r a tu r e , and fu e l co n sum p tion . M ay a ls o s u ­
p e r v is e th e se o p e ra tio n s . H ead o r ch ie f e n g in e e rs in e s ta b lish m e n ts em ploy in g m o re than one
en gin ee r a r e ex clu d e d .
F IR E M A N , STA T IO N A R Y B O IL E R
F i r e s sta tio n a ry b o ile r s to fu rn ish the e sta b lish m e n t in w hich em plo y ed w ith h ea t, pow er,
o r ste a m . F e e d s fu e ls to f ir e by hand o r o p e r a te s a m e ch an ica l st o k e r , o r g a s o r o il b u rn e r;
and ch eck s w a ter and sa fe ty v a lv e s . M ay c lea n , o il, o r a s s i s t in re p a ir in g b o ile rro o m equipm ent.
H E L P E R , M A IN TEN A N CE T R A D ES
A s s i s t s one o r m o re w o rk e rs in the sk ille d m ain ten an ce t r a d e s , by p e rfo rm in g sp e c ific
o r g e n e ra l d u tie s of l e s s e r s k ill, su ch a s k eep in g a w o rk e r su p p lied w ith m a t e r ia ls and to o ls;
clean in g w orkin g a r e a , m a ch in e , and equipm ent; a s s is t in g jo u rn e y m a n by holding m a t e r ia ls or
t o o ls ; and p e rfo rm in g o th er u n sk illed t a s k s a s d ir e c te d b y jo u rn e y m a n . The kind of w ork the
h e lp e r is p e rm itte d to p e rfo rm v a r ie s fro m tra d e to tr a d e ; In so m e t r a d e s the h e lp e r i s con­
fin ed to su pp lyin g, liftin g , and holding m a t e r ia ls and to o ls and clean in g w orkin g a r e a s ; and in
o th ers he is p e rm itte d to p e r fo r m s p e c ia liz e d m ach in e o p e ra tio n s, o r p a r t s of a tra d e th at a r e
a ls o p e rfo rm e d by w o rk e rs on a fu ll- tim e b a s i s .
M A C H IN E-TO O L O P E R A T O R , TOOLROOM
S p e c ia liz e s in the o p e ra tio n of one o r m o re ty p e s of m ach in e t o o ls , su ch a s ji g b o r e r s ,
c y lin d ric a l o r su r f a c e g r in d e r s , engine la th e s , o r m illin g m a c h in e s, in the co n stru ctio n of
m a ch in e -sh o p to o ls , g a g e s , j i g s , fix tu r e s , o r d ie s . W ork in v o lv es m o st of the fo llo w in g: P la n ­
ning and p e rfo rm in g d ifficu lt m ach ining o p e ra tio n s; p r o c e s s in g ite m s re q u irin g c o m p lica ted se tu p s
o r a high d e g re e of a c c u r a c y ; u sin g a v a r ie ty of p r e c is io n m e a s u r in g in str u m e n ts; se le c tin g fe e d s ,
s p e e d s, to o lin g , and o p e ra tio n se q u e n ce; and m aking n e c e s s a r y a d ju stm e n ts du rin g o p e ra tio n to
a ch iev e r e q u is ite to le r a n c e s o r d im e n sio n s. M ay be r e q u ire d to re c o g n iz e when to o ls need d r e s s ­
in g, to d r e s s to o ls , and to s e le c t p r o p e r co o la n ts and cutting and lu b ric a tin g o il s . F o r c r o s s ­
in d u stry w age study p u r p o s e s , m a ch in e -to o l o p e r a to r s , to o lro o m , in to o l and die jo b b in g sh o p s
a r e ex clu d e d fro m th is c la s s ific a tio n .
M AC H IN IST, M AIN TEN A N CE
P ro d u c e s re p la c e m e n t p a r t s and new p a r t s in m akin g r e p a ir s of m e ta l p a r t s of m e ch an ­
ic a l equipm ent o p e ra te d in an e sta b lish m e n t. W ork in v o lv es m o st of the fo llo w in g: In te rp retin g
w ritten in str u c tio n s and sp e c ific a tio n s; planning and lay in g out of w ork; u sin g a v a r ie ty of m a ­
c h in ist's h an dto o ls and p r e c is io n m e a s u r in g in str u m e n ts; se ttin g up and o p e ra tin g sta n d a rd m ach in e
to o ls; sh apin g of m e ta l p a r t s to c lo s e to le r a n c e s ; m akin g sta n d a rd sh op co m p u tatio n s r e la tin g to
d im en sio n s of w o rk , to o lin g, fe e d s , and sp e e d s of m ach in in g; know ledge of the w o rkin g p r o p e r tie s
of the com m on m e ta ls ; se le c tin g sta n d a rd m a t e r ia ls , p a r t s , and equipm ent re q u ire d fo r h is w ork;
and fittin g and a ss e m b lin g p a r t s into m e c h an ic a l equ ipm ent. In g e n e r a l, the m a c h in ist 's w ork
n o rm ally r e q u ir e s a rounded tra in in g in m a ch in e -sh o p p r a c t ic e u su a lly a c q u ire d th rou gh a fo rm a l
a p p re n tic e sh ip o r eq u iv alen t tra in in g and e x p e rie n c e .

M ECH A N IC , M A IN TEN A N CE
R e p a ir s m a ch in e ry o r m e ch an ica l equipm ent of an e s ta b lish m e n t. W ork in vo lv es m o st
of the fo llo w in g: E x am in in g m a ch in e s and m e c h an ic a l equipm ent to d ia g n o se so u r c e of tro u b le ;
d ism a n tlin g o r p a r tly d ism a n tlin g m a ch in e s and p e rfo rm in g r e p a ir s th at m a in ly involve the u se
of h an dto o ls in sc ra p in g and fittin g p a r t s ; re p la c in g b ro k en o r d e fe c tiv e p a r t s with ite m s obtained
fro m sto c k ; o rd e rin g the prod u ctio n of a re p la c e m e n t p a rt by a m ach in e shop o r sen din g of the
m ach in e to a m ach in e sh op fo r m a jo r r e p a ir s ; p r e p a rin g w ritten sp e c ific a tio n s fo r m a jo r r e p a ir s
o r fo r the p rod u ctio n of p a r t s o rd e re d fro m m ach in e sh op; r e a s se m b lin g m a c h in e s; and m aking
a ll n e c e s s a r y a d ju stm e n ts fo r o p e ra tio n . In g e n e r a l, the w ork of a m ain ten an ce m e ch an ic r e ­
q u ir e s rounded tra in in g and e x p e rie n c e u su a lly a c q u ire d th rou gh a fo rm a l a p p re n tic e sh ip or
eq u iv alen t tra in in g and e x p e rie n c e . E x clu d ed fro m th is c la s s ific a t io n a r e w o rk e rs w h ose p r im a r y
d u tie s in volve se ttin g up o r a d ju stin g m a ch in e s.
M ILLW RIG H T
I n s ta lls new m a c h in e s o r h eav y equ ipm ent, and d is m a n tle s and in s ta lls m a ch in e s or
h eav y equipm ent when ch an ge s in the plant layou t a r e r e q u ire d . W ork in v o lv es m o st of the f o l­
lo w in g: P lan n in g and lay in g out of the w o rk; in te rp re tin g b lu e p rin ts o r oth er sp e c ific a tio n s; u sin g
a v a r ie ty of h an dto o ls and rig g in g ; m aking sta n d a rd shop co m p u tatio n s r e la tin g to s t r e s s e s ,
stren g th of m a t e r ia ls , and c e n te rs of g ra v ity ; alin in g and b ala n cin g of equ ipm ent; se le c tin g sta n d ­
a r d t o o ls , equ ipm ent, and p a r t s to be u se d ; and in sta llin g and m ain tain in g in good o r d e r pow er
tr a n s m is s io n equipm ent su ch a s d r iv e s and sp e e d r e d u c e r s . In g e n e ra l, the m illw r ig h t's w ork
n o rm a lly r e q u ir e s a rounded tra in in g and e x p e rie n c e in the tra d e a c q u ire d th rou gh a fo rm a l
a p p re n tic e sh ip o r eq u iv alen t tra in in g and e x p e rie n c e .
O IL E R
L u b r ic a te s , w ith o il or g r e a s e , the m ovin g p a r t s
equipm ent of an esta b lish m e n t.

o r w ea rin g s u r fa c e s

of m e ch an ica l

P A IN T E R , M A IN TEN A N CE
P a in ts and r e d e c o r a te s w a lls , w oodw ork, and fix tu r e s of an e sta b lish m e n t. W ork in ­
v o lv e s the fo llo w in g: K now ledge of s u r fa c e p e c u lia r it ie s and ty p es of pain t re q u ire d fo r d iffe ren t
a p p lic a tio n s; p r e p a rin g su r fa c e fo r pain tin g by re m o v in g old fin ish o r by p la cin g putty o r fil le r
in n ail h o le s and in t e r s t ic e s ; and applyin g paint w ith s p r a y gun o r b ru sh . M ay m ix c o lo r s , o il s ,
w hite le a d , and oth er paint in g re d ie n ts to ob tain p r o p e r c o lo r o r co n siste n c y . In g e n e r a l, the
w ork of the m ain ten an ce p a in te r r e q u ir e s rounded tra in in g and ex p e rie n c e u su a lly a c q u ire d through
a fo rm a l a p p re n tic e sh ip o r eq u iv alen t tra in in g and e x p e rie n c e .
P I P E F I T T E R , M A IN TEN A N CE
I n s ta lls o r r e p a ir s w a te r, ste a m , g a s , o r oth er ty p e s of pipe and p ip e fittin g s in an
e sta b lish m e n t. W ork in vo lv es m o st of the fo llo w in g: L ay in g out of w ork and m e a s u r in g to lo ­
cate p o sitio n of pipe fro m d raw in g s o r other w ritten s p e c ific a tio n s; cutting v a rio u s s i z e s of pipe
to c o r r e c t len gth s w ith c h is e l and h a m m e r or o x y ace ty len e to rc h o r p ip e -cu ttin g m ach in e; th r e a d ­
ing pipe with sto c k s and d ie s; bending pipe by h a n d -d riv en o r p o w e r-d riv e n m a c h in e s; a ss e m b lin g
pipe w ith co u p lin gs and fa ste n in g pipe to h a n g e r s; m akin g sta n d a rd sh op com p utation s re la tin g
to p r e s s u r e s , flow , and s iz e of pipe re q u ire d ; and m akin g sta n d a rd t e s t s to d e term in e w hether
fin ish e d p ip e s m e et s p e c ific a tio n s. In g e n e ra l, the w o rk of the m ain ten an ce p ip e fitte r r e q u ir e s
rounded tra in in g and ex p e rie n c e u su a lly a c q u ire d th rou gh a fo r m a l a p p re n tic e sh ip or eq u iv alen t
tra in in g and e x p e rie n c e . W o rk e rs p r im a r ily en gaged in in sta llin g and re p a ir in g building s a n ita ­
tio n or h eatin g s y s te m s a r e e x clu d e d .
P L U M B E R , M A IN T E N A N C E
K e e p s the plum bing sy s te m of an e sta b lish m e n t in good o r d e r . W ork in v o lv es: K now ledge
of sa n ita r y co d e s re g a rd in g in sta lla tio n of ven ts and tr a p s in plum bing sy s te m ; in sta llin g o r r e ­
p a irin g p ip e s and fix tu r e s ; and opening clo g g e d d ra in s with a plun ger o r p lu m b e r 's sn ak e. In
g e n e ra l, the w ork of the m ain ten an ce p lu m b er r e q u ir e s rounded tra in in g and e x p e rie n c e u su a lly
a c q u ire d th rough a fo rm a l a p p re n tic e sh ip o r eq u iv alen t tra in in g and ex p e rie n c e .

M ECH A N IC , A UTO M O TIVE (M A IN TEN ANCE)

S H E E T -M E T A L W O RKER, M A IN TEN A N CE

R e p a ir s a u to m o b ile s, b u s e s , m o to rtru c k s, and t r a c t o r s of an e sta b lish m e n t. W ork in ­
v o lv e s m o st of the fo llo w in g; E x am in in g au tom o tiv e equipm ent to d ia g n o se so u r c e of tro u b le ;
d is a ss e m b lin g equipm ent and p e rfo rm in g r e p a ir s th at in volve the u s e of su ch h andtools a s
w re n ch e s, g a g e s , d r i l l s , o r s p e c ia liz e d equipm ent in d is a ss e m b lin g o r fittin g p a r t s ; re p la c in g
bro ken o r d e fectiv e p a r t s fro m sto ck ; grin din g and a d ju stin g v a lv e s ; r e a s s e m b lin g and in sta llin g

F a b r i c a t e s , in s t a l ls , and m a in ta in s in good r e p a ir the sh e e t-m e ta l equipm ent and fix ­
tu r e s (su ch a s m ach in e g u a r d s , g r e a s e p a n s, sh e lv e s , lo c k e r s , ta n k s, v e n tila to r s, c h u tes, d u cts,
m e ta l roofing) of an e sta b lish m e n t. W ork in v o lv es m o st of the fo llo w in g: P lan n in g and laying
out a ll ty p e s of sh e e t-m e ta l m ain ten an ce w o rk fro m b lu e p rin ts, m o d e ls , o r o th er sp e c ific a tio n s;
se ttin g up and o p e ra tin g a ll a v a ila b le ty p e s of sh e e t-m e ta l W orking m a c h in e s; u sin g a v a rie ty of




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TO O L AND DIE M A K ER — Continued

h andtools in cu ttin g, bending, fo rm in g , sh a p in g, fittin g, and a ss e m b lin g ; and in sta llin g sh e etm e ta l a r t i c le s a s re q u ire d . In g e n e ra l, the w ork of the m ain ten an ce sh e e t-m e ta l w o rk e r r e q u ir e s
rounded tra in in g and ex p e rie n c e u su a lly a c q u ire d th rough a fo rm a l a p p re n tic e sh ip o r eq u ivalen t
tra in in g and e x p e rie n c e .

u sin g a v a rie ty of tool and die m a k e r 's h andtools and p r e c is io n m e a su r in g in stru m e n ts; u n d e r­
stan din g of the w orkin g p r o p e r tie s of com m on m e ta ls and a llo y s; se ttin g up and o p e ra tin g of
m ach in e to o ls and re la te d equipm ent; m aking n e c e s s a r y sh op com p utation s re la tin g to d im en sio n s
of w o rk , s p e e d s, f e e d s, and to o lin g of m a ch in e s; h e a t- tre a tin g of m e ta l p a r t s du rin g fa b r ic a tio n
a s w ell a s of fin ish e d to o ls and d ie s to a ch iev e re q u ire d q u a litie s; w orkin g to c lo se to le r a n c e s;
fittin g and a ss e m b lin g of p a r t s to p r e s c r ib e d to le r a n c e s and a llo w a n ce s; and se le c tin g a p p ro p ria te
m a t e r ia ls , to o ls, and p r o c e s s e s . In g e n e r a l, the to o l and die m a k e r 's w o rk r e q u ir e s a rounded
tra in in g in m a ch in e -sh o p and to o lro o m p r a c t ic e u su a lly a c q u ire d through a fo rm a l a p p re n tic e sh ip
o r eq u iv alen t tra in in g and ex p e rie n c e .

TO O L AND D IE M A K ER
(Die m a k e r; ji g m a k e r; to o l m a k e r; fix tu re m a k e r; gage m ak er)
C o n stru c ts and r e p a ir s m a ch in e -sh o p to o ls , g a g e s , j i g s , fix tu r e s or d ie s fo r f o r g in g s ,
punching, and oth er m e ta l- fo rm in g w ork. W ork in v o lv es m o st of the fo llo w in g: P lann ing and
laying out of w ork fro m m o d e ls , b lu e p rin ts, d ra w in g s, o r o th er o r a l and w ritten sp e c ific a tio n s;

F o r c r o s s - in d u s t r y w age study pu rposes,- tool and die m a k e rs in to o l and die jobbing
sh o p s a r e excluded fro m th is c la s s if ic a tio n .

CUSTODIAL AND MATERIAL MOVEMENT
GUARD AND W ATCHMAN

SH IPP IN G AND R EC EIV IN G C L E R K

G u a rd . P e r f o r m s routin e p o lice d u tie s, e ith er at fix ed p o st o r on to u r, m ain tain in g
o r d e r , u sin g a r m s o r fo rc e w h ere n e c e s s a r y . In clu des gatem en who a r e sta tio n e d at gate and
ch eck on identity of e m p lo y e e s and o th er p e r so n s e n te rin g .

P r e p a r e s m e rc h a n d ise fo r sh ipm en t, o r r e c e iv e s and is re sp o n sib le fo r in com ing sh ip ­
m en ts of m e rc h a n d ise o r oth er m a t e r ia ls . Shipping w ork in v o lv e s: A know ledge of sh ipping
p r o c e d u r e s , p r a c t ic e s , r o u te s , a v a ila b le m e an s of tra n s p o rta tio n , and ra te ; and p r e p a rin g r e c ­
o rd s of the go o ds sh ip p ed , m akin g up b ills of lad in g, po stin g w eight and sh ipping c h a r g e s , and
keep in g a file of sh ippin g r e c o r d s . M ay d ir e c t o r a s s i s t in p r e p a rin g the m e rc h an d ise fo r sh ip ­
m ent. R ece iv in g w ork in v o lv e s; V e rify in g o r d ir e c tin g o th ers in v erify in g the c o r r e c tn e s s of
sh ip m e n ts a g a in s t b ills of la d in g , in v o ic e s, o r oth er r e c o r d s ; ch eck ing fo r sh o r ta g e s and re je c tin g
d a m a ge d go o d s; ro u tin g m e rc h a n d ise o r m a t e r ia ls to p r o p e r d e p a rtm e n ts; and m ain tain in g n e c e s ­
s a r y r e c o r d s and f il e s .

W atchm an. M ak es roun ds of p r e m is e s p e rio d ic a lly in p ro tectin g p r o p e rty a g a in s t fir e ,
th e ft, and ille g a l en try .
JA N IT O R , P O R T E R , OR C L E A N E R
(S w ee p e r; ch arw om an ; ja n it r e s s )
C le a n s and k e e p s in an o r d e r ly condition fa c to ry w orkin g a r e a s and w a sh ro o m s, or
p r e m i s e s of an o ffic e , a p a rtm e n t h o u se , o r c o m m e rc ia l o r oth er e sta b lish m e n t. D u ties involve
a com b in ation of the fo llo w in g; S w eepin g, m opping o r sc ru b b in g , and po lish in g flo o r s ; rem o v in g
ch ip s, t r a s h , and o th er r e fu s e ; du stin g equ ipm ent, fu r n itu re , or f ix tu r e s ; p o lish in g m e ta l fix tu r e s
or trim m in g s ; p rov idin g su p p lie s and m in o r m ain ten an ce s e r v ic e s ; and clean in g la v a to r ie s , sh ow ­
e r s , and r e s tr o o m s . W o rk e rs who s p e c ia liz e in window w ash ing a r e e x clu d e d .
L A B O R E R , M A T E R IA L HANDLING
(L o a d e r and u n lo a d er; h an d le r and s t a c k e r ; sh e lv e r; tr u c k e r ; sto ck m an o r sto ck h e lp e r; w a r e ­
h o u sem an o r w a reh o u se h elper)
A w o rk e r em plo y ed in a w a re h o u se , m an u factu rin g plan t, s t o r e , o r o th er esta b lish m e n t
w h ose d u tie s in volve one o r m o re of the fo llo w in g: L o ad in g and unloading v a rio u s m a te r ia ls and
m e rc h a n d ise on o r fro m fre ig h t c a r s , tr u c k s , or o th er tra n sp o rtin g d e v ic e s ; u npacking, sh e lv in g,
or p lacin g m a t e r ia ls o r m e rc h a n d ise in p r o p e r st o r a g e lo ca tio n ; and tra n s p o rtin g m a t e r ia ls or
m e rc h a n d ise by h an dtru ck, c a r , o r w h ee lb arro w . L o n g sh o re m e n , who lo ad and unload sh ip s a re
e x clu d e d .
ORDER, F IL L E R
(O rd e r p ic k e r; sto ck s e le c to r ; w a reh o u se stockm an)
F i l l s sh ipping o r t r a n s f e r o r d e r s fo r fin ish e d go o ds fro m sto re d m e rc h a n d ise in a c c o r d ­
an ce with sp e c ific a tio n s on s a l e s s l ip s , c u s to m e r s ' o r d e r s , o r o th er in str u c tio n s. M ay , in addition
to fillin g o r d e r s and in d icatin g ite m s fille d or o m itte d , keep r e c o r d s of outgoing o r d e r s , re q u i­
sitio n a d d itio n al sto ck o r re p o rt sh o rt su p p lie s to s u p e r v is o r , and p e rfo rm o th er re la te d d u tie s.

F o r w age stu dy p u r p o s e s , w o rk e rs a r e c l a s s i f ie d a s fo llo w s:
R ece iv in g c le rk
Sh ippin g c le rk
Shippin g and re c e iv in g c le rk
TR U C K D R IV ER
D r iv e s a tru c k w ithin a city o r in d u stria l a r e a to tr a n s p o r t m a t e r ia ls , m e rc h a n d ise ,
equ ipm ent, o r m en b etw een v a r io u s ty p e s of e s ta b lish m e n ts su ch a s : M an u facturin g p la n ts, fre ig h t
d e p o ts, w a re h o u s e s , w h o le sa le and r e ta il e s ta b lish m e n ts , o r betw een r e ta il e s ta b lish m e n ts and
c u s t o m e r s ' h o u se s o r p la c e s of b u s in e s s . M ay a ls o lo ad or unload tru c k with o r without h e lp e r s,
m ak e m in o r m e ch an ica l r e p a ir s , and k eep tru c k in good w orkin g o rd e r. D r iv e r - s a le s m e n and
o v e r- th e -ro a d d r iv e r s a r e ex c lu d e d .
F o r w age study p u r p o s e s , tr u c k d r iv e r s a r e c l a s s i f ie d by s iz e and type of equipm ent,
a s fo llo w s: ( T r a c t o r - t r a i le r sh ould be ra te d on the b a s is of t r a i le r ca p a city .)
T r u c k d riv e r (com b in ation of s i z e s lis t e d se p a ra te ly )
T r u c k d r iv e r , light (under IV2 tons)
T r u c k d r iv e r , m ediu m (IV2 to and in cluding 4 tons)
T r u c k d r iv e r , h eav y (o v er 4 to n s , t r a i le r type)
T r u c k d r iv e r , h eav y (o v er 4 to n s, o th er than t r a i le r type)
T R U C K E R , POW ER

P A C K E R , SH IPPIN G
P r e p a r e s fin ish e d p ro d u cts fo r sh ipm ent or sto r a g e by p la cin g th em in sh ipping con ­
t a in e r s , the s p e c ific o p e ra tio n s p e rfo rm e d being dependent upon the ty p e, s i z e , and num ber of
u n its to be p ack e d , the type of co n tain er em plo y ed, and m ethod of sh ipm en t. W ork r e q u ir e s the
p lacin g of ite m s in sh ipping co n ta in e rs and m a y involve one o r m o re of the fo llo w in g: Know l­
edge of v a rio u s ite m s of sto ck in o rd e r to v e rify content; se le c tio n of a p p ro p ria te type and s iz e
of co n ta in er; in se rtin g e n c lo s u r e s in co n ta in er; u sin g e x c e ls io r o r o th er m a te r ia l to prev en t
b re a k a g e o r d a m a g e ; c lo sin g and se a lin g c o n ta in er; and applyin g la b e ls o r en te rin g identifying
d a ta on co n tain er. P a c k e r s who a ls o m ake w ooden b o x e s o r c r a t e s a r e excluded.




O p e ra te s a m an u ally co n tro lle d g a s o lin e - or e le c tric - p o w e re d tru c k o r t r a c to r to
tr a n s p o r t goods and m a t e r ia ls of a ll kinds about a w a re h o u se , m an u factu rin g plan t, o r other
esta b lish m e n t.
F o r w age study p u r p o s e s , w o rk e rs a r e c l a s s i f ie d by type of tru c k , a s fo llo w s:
T r u c k e r , pow er (fo rklift)
T r u c k e r , pow er (oth er than fo rk lift)

Area Wage Surveys
A l i s t o f the l a t e s t a v a i l a b l e b u l l e t i n s i s p r e s e n t e d b e lo w . A d i r e c t o r y of a r e a w age s t u d i e s in c lu d in g m o r e l i m i t e d s t u d i e s c o n d u c t e d a t the
r e q u e s t o f the Wage an d Hour an d P u b lic C o n t r a c t s D i v i s i o n s of the D e p a r t m e n t o f L a b o r i s a v a i l a b l e on r e q u e s t .
B u l l e t i n s m a y be p u r c h a s e d f r o m
the S u p e r in te n d e n t o f D o c u m e n t s , U . S . G o v e r n m e n t P r i n t i n g O ffice , W ashin gton , D . C . , 20402, o r f r o m an y of the B L S r e g i o n a l s a l e s o f f i c e s shown on
the i n s i d e f ro n t c o v e r .
Area
A k ro n , Ohio, J u l y 1968--------------------------------------------A lb a n y — c h e n e c t a d y — r o y , N. Y. , A p r . 1968 * ________
S
T
A l b u q u e r q u e , N. M e x. , A p r . 1 9 6 8 1 -------------------------Allentow n— e t h l e h e m — a s t o n , P a . — J . ,
B
E
N.
Ju n e 1968 1 -------------------------------------------------------------A t l a n t a , Ga. , M ay 1968 1 ------------------------------------------B a l t i m o r e , Md. , Oct. 1967--------------------------------------B e a u m o n t — o r t A r t h u r — r a n g e , T e x . , M ay 1968 1 ____
P
O
B in g h a m to n , N. Y. , J u l y 1968 *---------------------------------B i r m i n g h a m , A l a . , A p r . 1968----------------------------------B o i s e C ity , Idaho, J u l y 1968 1 ----------------------------------B o s t o n ; M a s s . , S e p t . 1 9 6 8 1 ____________________________
B u f f a l o , N. Y. , D e c . 1967_______________________________
B u r l i n g to n , Vt. , M a r . 1 9 6 8 -------------------------------------C an ton , Ohio, J u n e 1 9 6 8 * _______________________________
C h a r l e s t o n , W. V a . , A p r . 1968 1 -----------------------------C h a r l o t t e , N . C . , A p r . 1 9 6 8 * -----------------------------------C h a t ta n o o g a , T e n n . — a . , S e p t . 1968 1 -----------------------G
C h ic a g o , 111. , A p r . 1 9 6 8 ________________________________
C in c in n a ti, Ohio— y . —
K
Ind. , M a r . 1968 1 -------------------C l e v e l a n d , Ohio, S e p t . 1967-------------------------------------C o l u m b u s , Ohio, Oct. 1967--------------------------------------D a l l a s , T e x . , Nov. 1 9 6 7 ________________________________
D a v e n p o r t — o c k I s l a n d — o lin e , Iow a—
R
M
111. ,

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1575-84,
1575-68,
1575-58,

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1575-86,
1575-71,
1575-18,
1575-75,
1625-3,
1575-59,
1625-6,
1625-15,
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1575-48,
1575-65,
1575-63,
1575-57,
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1575-81,
1575-62,
1575-14,
1575-23,
1575-20,

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O c t . 1 9 6 8 ___________________________________________________

1625-16,

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D ayton, Ohio, J a n . 1968 1 -----------------------------------------D e n v e r , C o l o . , D e c . 1967 * ____________________________
D e s M o in e s , Iow a, F e b . 1 9 6 8 * _________________________
D e t r o it , M i c h . , J a n . 1 9 6 8 1 -------------------------------------F o r t Worth, T e x . , Nov. 1967___________________________
G r e e n B a y , W is. , J u l y 1968 1 -----------------------------------G r e e n v i l l e , S . C . , M ay 1 9 6 8 * ___________________________
H ouston, T e x . , Ju n e 1 9 6 8 1--------------------------------------I n d i a n a p o l i s , Ind. , D e c . 1967 1 ---------------------------------J a c k s o n , M i s s . , F e b . 1968 1 ------------------------------------J a c k s o n v i l l e , F l a . , J a n . 1 9 6 8 ----------------------------------K a n s a s C ity , Mo. — a n s . , Nov. 1967 1 ----------------------K
L a w r e n c e — a v e r h i l l , M a s s . — H. , J u n e 1 9 6 8 1 _______
H
N.
L i t t l e R o c k — o r th L i t t l e R o c k , A r k . , J u l y 1968 1 ------N
L o s A n g e le s— ong B e a c h and Anaheim — anta A n a L
S
G a r d e n G r o v e , C a l i f . , M a r . 1 9 6 8 ____________________
L o u i s v i l l e , Ky. —
Ind. , F e b . 1968________________ ,_______
L u b b o c k , T e x . , Ju n e 1968 1 ____________________________
M a n c h e s t e r , N. H. , J u l y 1968 1 ---------------------------------M e m p h i s , Ten n . — r k . , J a n . 1968 1 --------------------------A
M i a m i , F l a . , D e c . 1967 1 -----------------------------------------M idlan d an d O d e s s a , T e x . , J u n e 1968 1 ---------------------M ilw au k e e , W is. , A p r . 1968-------------------------------------

1575-51,
1575-38,
1575-52,
1575-45,
1575-22,
1625-7,
1575-66,
1575-82,
157 5 - 3 6 ,
1575-49,
1575-33,
1575-30,
1575-74,
1625-11,

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25 c e n t s
30 c e n ts
35 c e n t s
25 c e n ts
35 c e n t s
30 c e n t s
45 c e n t s
30 c e n t s
30 c e n t s
20 c e n t s
25 c e n t s
30 c e n t s
35 cents

1575-64,
157 5 - 5 0 ,
157 5 - 7 7 ,
1625-4,
1575-32,
1575-28,
1575-72,
1575-67,

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30
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Area
M i n n e a p o l i s - S t . P a u l , Minn. , J a n . 1 9 6 8 ------------------M u sk e g o n — u s k e g o n H e i g h ts , M i c h . , M ay 1968 1------M
N e w a r k an d J e r s e y C ity , N. J . , F e b . 1968 1--------------New H aven , Conn. , J a n . 1968 1 --------------------------------New O r l e a n s , L a . , F e b . 1 9 6 8 __________________________
New Y o r k , N. Y . , A p r . 1968------------------------------------N o r fo lk — o r t s m o u t h an d N e w p o rt N e w s —
P
H a m p to n , V a . , J u n e 1968______________________________
O k lah o m a C ity , O k l a . , J u l y 1968------------------------------Om aha, N e b r . —
Iow a, Oct. 1967 1 -----------------------------P a t e r s o n — lifton —P a s s a i c , N. J . , M a y 1968 1 ------------C
P h i l a d e l p h i a , P a . — . J . , Nov. 1967 1------------------------N
P h o e n ix , A r i z . , M a r . 1968 1------------------------------------P i t t s b u r g h , P a . , J a n . 1968--------------------------------------P o r t l a n d , M a i n e , Nov. 1967 1-----------------------------------P o r t l a n d , O r e g . — a s h . , M ay 1968 1-------------------------W
P r o v i d e n c e —P a w tu c k e t — a rw ic k , R . I . — a s s . ,
W
M
R a l e i g h , N. C. , A u g . 1 9 6 8 * -------------------------------------R i c h m o n d , V a . , N ov. 1967 1 ------------------------------------R o c h e s t e r , N .Y . ( o f f i c e o c c u p a t i o n s only), J u l y 1968 1—
R o c k f o r d , 111. , M ay 1968 1______________________________
St. L o u i s , Mo. —
111. , J a n . 1968---------------------------------S a l t L a k e C ity , U tah, D e c . 1 9 6 7 _______________________
S a n An ton io, T e x . , J u n e 1968-----------------------------------S a n B e r n a r d i n o — i v e r s i d e — n t a r io , C a l i f . ,
R
O
S a n D ie g o , C a l i f . , Nov. 1 9 6 7 -----------------------------------Sa n F r a n c i s c o — a k la n d , C a l i f . , J a n . 1968----------------O
S a n J o s e , C a l i f . , S e p t . 1967 1 ----------------------------------S a v a n n a h , G a . , M ay 1968 1 --------------------------------------S c r a n t o n , P a . , J u l y 1968 1----------------------------------------S e a t t l e — v e r e t t , W ash. , Nov. 1967 1 ------------------------E
S io u x F a l l s , S . D ak. , Oct. 1967 1 ----------------------------South B e n d , Ind. , M a r . I 9 6 8 1 ----------------------------------S p o k a n e , W ash. , Ju n e 1 9 6 8 . -------------------------------------S y r a c u s e , N. Y . , J u l y 1968 1------------------------------------T a m p a — t . P e t e r s b u r g , F l a . , A u g. 1968-------------------S
T o le d o , Ohio— ich . , F e b . 1968________________________
M
T r e n to n , N. J . , Nov. 1967 — ____________________________
U t i c a — o m e , N. Y . , J u l y 1968 1--------------------------------R
W ashin gton , D. C . —
Md. — a. , S e p t . 1 9 6 7 ------------------V
W a te r b u r y , Conn. , A p r . 1968 1 ________________________
W a te r l o o , Iow a, N ov. 1967 _____________________________W ichita, K a n s . , D e c . 1 9 6 7 _____________________________
W o r c e s t e r , M a s s . , J u n e 1968 1 ________________________
Y o r k , P a . , F e b . 1968 1--------------------------------------------Y ou ng stow n — a r r e n , Ohio, N ov. 1967 1 _______________
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B u l l e t in n u m b e r
an d p r i c e
1575-47,
1575-60,
1575-54,
1575-34,
1575-46,
1575-78,

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1575-85,
1625-9,
1575-21,
1575-83,
1575-40,
1575-55,
1575-44,
1575-16,
1575-80,

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1575-61,
1625-13,
1575-27,
1625-2,
1575-70,
1575-39,
1575-35,
1575-69,

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1575-10,
1575-19,
1575-37,
1575-15,
1575-73,
1625-12,
1575-29,
1575-17,
1575-56,
1575-79,
1625-5,
1625-10,
1575-43,
1575-24,
1625-1,
1575-11,
1575-53,
1575-26,
1575-31,
1575-76,
1575-42,
1575-25,

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