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73

Area Wage Survey
Denver-Boulder, Colorado,
Metropolitan Area, December 1976
Bulletin 1900-73
U.S. Department of Labor
Bureau of Labor S ta tistica l

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Preface
T h i s b ull etin p r o v i d e s r e s u lt s o f a D e c e m b e r 1976 s u r v e y
o f oc c u p atio n al e a r n in g s in the D e n v e r —B ou ld e r, C o l o r a d o , Stan­
dard 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 d a m s , A r a p a h o e , B ou ld e r,
D e n v e r , D ou gla s , G il pin , and J e f f e r s o n C o u n tie s).
The su rvey
w a s m ad e as p a r t o f the B ureau o f L a b o r S t a t i s t i c s ' annual
a r e a w a g e s u r v e y p r o g r a m , w h ich is d e s ig n e d to y i e l d data f o r
in d iv id u a l m e t r o p o l i t a n a r e a s as w e l l as n a tion al and r e g i o n a l
e s t i m a t e s f o r a l l Standard 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 s in the
U n ite d St ate s, e xc lu d in g A l a s k a and H a w a ii.

A m a j o r c o n s i d e r a t i o n in the a r e a w a g e s u r v e y p r o g r a m
is the n e e d to d e s c r i b e the l e v e l and m o v e m e n t o f w a g e s in a
v a r i e t y o f l a b o r m a r k e t s , through the a n a ly s is o f (1) the l e v e l
and d is trib u t io n o f w a g e s b y occupation, and (2) the m o v e m e n t
o f w a g e s b y oc c u p atio n al c a t e g o r y and s k i l l l e v e l . T h e p r o g r a m
d e v e l o p s i n f o r m a t i o n that m a y be used f o r m a n y p u r p o s e s , i n ­
cludin g w a g e and s a l a r y a d m in is tr a tio n , c o l l e c t i v e b a r g a in in g ,
and a s s i s t a n c e in d e t e r m i n i n g plant lo c a t io n . S u r v e y r e s u lt s a ls o
a r e u s e d b y the U.S. D e p a r t m e n t o f L a b o r to m a k e w a g e d e t e r ­
m in a tio n s un der the S e r v i c e C o n t r a c t A c t o f 1965.

C u r r e n t l y , 84 a r e a s a r e in cluded in the p r o g r a m . (See
l i s t o f a r e a s on in s id e bac k c o v e r . )
In each a r e a , oc c u p atio n al
e a r n in g s data a r e c o l l e c t e d an nually.
I n f o r m a t i o n on e s t a b l i s h ­
m en t p r a c t i c e s and s u p p le m e n ta r y w a g e b e n e fits is ob ta ined e v e r y
t h ird y e a r .




E a c h y e a r a f t e r a l l in d iv id u a l a r e a w a g e s u r v e y s h a ve
b een c o m p l e t e d , two s u m m a r y b u lle tin s a r e i s s u e d .
The fir s t
b r i n g s t o g e t h e r data f o r e a c h m e t r o p o l i t a n a r e a s u r v e y e d ; the
second p r e s e n t s n a tion al and r e g i o n a l e s t i m a t e s , p r o j e c t e d f r o m
in d iv id u al m e t r o p o l i t a n a r e a data.
T h e D e n v e r s u r v e y w a s con du ct ed b y the B u re a u 's r e ­
g i o n a l o f f i c e in K a n s a s C ity , M o . , un der the g e n e r a l d i r e c t i o n
o f E d w a r d Chaiken, A s s i s t a n t R e g i o n a l C o m m i s s i o n e r f o r O p e r ­
a tio n s .
T h e s u r v e y cou ld not h a v e b een a c c o m p l i s h e d without
the c o o p e r a t i o n o f the m a n y f i r m s w h os e w a g e and s a l a r y data
p r o v i d e d the b a s is f o r the s t a t i s t i c a l i n f o r m a t i o n in this b ulletin.
T h e B ureau w i s h e s to e x p r e s s s i n c e r e a p p r e c i a t i o n f o r the c o ­
operation r e c e iv e d .

N o te :
C u r r e n t r e p o r t s on oc c u p a tio n a l e a r n in g s and s u p p le ­
m e n t a r y w a g e p r o v i s i o n s in the D e n v e i ^ B o u l d e r a r e a a r e a v a ila b le
f o r the h o s p it a ls (August 1975) and e l e c t r i c a l ap p liance r e p a i r
( N o v e m b e r 1975) in d u s tr ie s , and on o c c u p a tio n a l e a r n in g s o n ly
f o r the l a u n d ry and d r y c le an in g i n d u s tr y ( D e c e m b e r 1976). A l s o
a v a i l a b l e a r e l i s t i n g s o f union w a g e r a te s f o r building t r a d e s ,
p r in tin g t r a d e s , l o c a l - t r a n s i t o p e r a ti n g e m p l o y e e s , l o c a l t r u c k d r i v e r s and h e l p e r s , and g r o c e r y s t o r e e m p l o y e e s . F r e e c o p ie s
o f th es e a r e a v a i l a b l e f r o m the B u re a u 's r e g i o n a l o f f i c e s .
(See
bac k c o v e r f o r a d d r e s s e s . )

Area W age Survey:

Bulletin 1900-73

February 1977

D en ver-B ou lder, Colorado,
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, Ray Marshall, Secretary
BUREAU OF LABOR STATISTICS, Julius Shiskin, Commissioner

Metropolitan Area
Decem ber 1976

Contents
I n t r o d u c t i o n _________________________________________

Page

Page
2

T able s— Continued
A.

T a b le s:
A.

E a r n in g s :
A -l.
W e e k l y e arnin gs o f o f f i c e
w o r k e r s ______________________________ 3
A - l a . W e e k l y e arnin gs o f o f f i c e
w o r k e r s — a r g e e s ta b lis h m en ts ____ 5
l
A-2.
W e e k l y earnin gs o f p r o f e s s i o n a l
and te c h n ica l w o r k e r s ______________ 6
A - 2 a . W e e k l y earnin gs o f p r o f e s s i o n a l
and t e c h n ic a l w o r k e r s —l a r g e
e s t a b l i s h m e n t s ______________________ 8
A-3.
A v e r a g e w e e k l y earnin gs o f o f f i c e ,
p r o f e s s i o n a l , and te c h n ic a l
w o r k e r s , by s e x ____________________ 9
A - 3 a . A v e r a g e w e e k l y earnings o f o f f i c e ,
p r o f e s s i o n a l , and te c h n ic a l
w o r k e r s , by sex—l a r g e
e s t a b l i s h m e n t s ______________________ 1 1
A-4.
H o u r l y earnin gs o f mainte nan ce,
t o o l r o o m , and powerpla nt
w o r k e r s _______________________________1 2
A - 4 a . H o u r l y e arnin gs o f m ainte nance,
t o o l r o o m , and powerplant
w o r k e r s —l a r g e e s ta b lis h m en ts----- 13
A-5.
H o u r l y e arn in g s o f m a t e r i a l
m o v e m e n t and custodial
w o r k e r s ______________________________ 14




Earnings— Continued
A - 5 a . H o u r l y e arnings o f m a t e r i a l
m o v e m e n t and custo dial
w o r k e r s —l a r g e
e s t a b l i s h m e n t s _____________________
A -6.
A v e r a g e h o u rly earnings o f
m ainte n ance, t o o l r o o m ,
p ow e rp lan t, m a t e r i a l
m o v e m e n t , and custo dial
w o r k e r s , by s e x ___________________
A - 6 a. A v e r a g e hourly earnings o f
m ainte n ance, t o o l r o o m ,
p ow e rp lant, m a t e r i a l
m o v e m e n t , and custo dial
w o r k e r s , by sex—l a r g e
e s t a b l i s h m e n t s _____________________
A-7.
P e r c e n t i n c r e a s e s in a v e r a g e
h o u rly earnings f o r s e le c te d
occupational g r o u p s , adjusted
f o r em p lo ym ent s hifts _____________

Ap p end ix A .
A p p e nd ix B.

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17

18

19

Scope and method o f s u r v e y _______ 2 1
Occupational d e s c r i p t i o n s _________ 25

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Introduction
T h is a r e a is 1 o f 84 in w h ich the U.S.
D e p a r t m e n t o f L a b o r ' s B u re au o f L a b o r S t a tis tic s
con du cts s u r v e y s o f o c c u p a tio n a l e a r n in g s and r e ­
la t e d b e n e f its .
In this a r e a , data w e r e obta in ed b y
a c o m b in a tio n of p e r s o n a l v i s i t , m a i l q u e s ti o n n a i r e ,
and te le p h on e i n t e r v i e w .
R epresen tative esta b lish ­
m e n ts 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 w e r e c o n ­
ta c te d :
M a n u fa c t u r i n g ; tr a n s p o r ta t i o n , c o m m u n i c a ­
tion,
and o t h e r pub li c u t i l i t i e s ; w h o l e s a l e t r a d e ;
r e t a i l t r a d e ; fin a n c e , in s u r a n c e , and r e a l e s ta te ;
and s e r v i c e s .
M a j o r i n d u s tr y group s e x c lu d e d f r o m
th e s e stu dies a r e g o v e r n m e n t o p e r a tio n s and the
c o n s t r u c t i o n and e x t r a c t i v e i n d u s tr i e s .
E stab lish ­
m e n ts ha vin g f e w e r than a p r e s c r i b e d n u m b e r of
w o r k e r s a r e o m i t t e d b e c a u s e o f in s u f f i c i e n t e m p l o y ­
m e n t in the occup ations studied.
S e p a r a te ta b u la ­
tio n s a r e p r o v i d e d f o r e a c h of the b r o a d in d u s tr y
d i v i s i o n s w h ich m e e t p u b lic a tio n c r i t e r i a .

( c ) m a in te n a n c e , t o o l r o o m , and p o w e r p l a n t , and (d)
m a t e r i a l m o v e m e n t and c u s to d ia l.
In the 31 l a r g e s t
s u r v e y a r e a s , ta b le s A - l a th ro u gh A - 6 a p r o v i d e
s i m i l a r data f o r e s t a b l i s h m e n t s e m p l o y i n g 500 w o r k ­
ers or m ore.
T a b l e A - 7 p r o v i d e s p e r c e n t chan ges in a v ­
e r a g e h o u r ly e a r n i n g s o f o f f i c e c l e r i c a l w o r k e r s ,
e l e c t r o n i c data p r o c e s s i n g
w o r k e r s , industrial
n u rs e s ,
s k i l l e d m a in te n a n c e t r a d e s w o r k e r s ,
and
u n s k ille d plant w o r k e r s .
W h e r e p o s s i b l e , data a r e
p r e s e n t e d f o r a l l in d u s t r i e s , m a n u f a c tu r in g , and
no n m an u fa ctu rin g.
T h is tab le p r o v i d e s a m e a s u r e of
w a g e tr e n d s a f t e r e l i m i n a t i o n o f ch an ge s in a v e r a g e
e a r n i n g s caus e d b y e m p l o y m e n t s hif ts am o n g e s t a b ­
l i s h m e n t s as w e l l as t u r n o v e r of e s t a b l i s h m e n t s i n ­
c lu d e d in s u r v e y s a m p l e s .
F o r f u r t h e r d e ta i l s , s ee
ap p e n d ix A .
A ppendixes

A - s e r i e s ta b le s
A p p e n d i x A d e s c r i b e s the m ethod s and c o n ­
c e p t s u s e d in the a r e a w a g e s u r v e y p r o g r a m ,and
p r o v i d e s i n f o r m a t i o n on the s c o p e o f the s u r v e y .

T a b l e s A - 1 th ro u gh A - 6 p r o v i d e e s t i m a t e s
o f s t r a i g h t - t i m e w e e k l y o r h o u r l y e a r n in g s f o r w o r k ­
e r s in occup ations c o m m o n to a v a r i e t y of m anu­
f a c t u r i n g and no nm anu fa ctu rin g i n d u s tr ie s .
Occupa­
tions w e r e s e l e c t e d f r o m the f o l l o w i n g c a t e g o r i e s :
(a ) O f f i c e c l e r i c a l , (b) p r o f e s s i o n a l and t e c h n ic a l,

A p p e n d i x B p r o v i d e s jo b d e s c r i p t i o n s u s e d
b y B u re a u f i e l d e c o n o m i s t s to c l a s s i f y w o r k e r s b y
occupation.

2

A. Earnings
Table A-1. W eekly earnings of office workers in Denver—Boulder, Colo., Decem ber 1976
W eek ly earnings 1
(standard)
Average
w eekly
hours1
(standard]

O ccupation and in d u s try d iv is io n

90
M ean *

M edian *

M idd le range £

U nder

90
ALL

s e c re ta r ie s * class a
M A N U F A C T U R IN G -----------N O N M A N U F A C T U R IN G ----S E C R E T A R IE S * C L A S S B
M A N U F A C T U R IN G -----------n o n m a n u f a c t u r in g
—
U T IL IT IE S T R A O E ----------

$
202.50
207.00
L99.50
233.00
179.00

$
$
171.00-234.50
177.00-235.00
165.50-234.50
196.50-267.00
150.00-195.50

-

199
9S
104

39.5 223.00 213.00 189.00-250.50
40.0 223.50 209.50 187.50-240.50
39.0 222.50 213.00 190.00-259.00

580
159
421
127
60

39.5
40.0
39.5
40.0
40.0

2,677
1,035
1,642
382
172

39.5
40.0
39.5
40.0
40.0

214.50
226.50
210.00
255.00
179.00

$
195.50
200.00
193.00
234.00
178.00

207.00
219.50
200.00
249.50
160.00

-

.
•

-

-

“
*

-

39.5
40.0
39.5
40.0

188.50
191.00
187.50
196.50

180.50
186.00
180.50
193.50

161.00-227.00
165.00-218.SO
160.00-233.50
180.50-214.00

-

S T E N O G R A P H E R S * G E N E R AL
N O N M A N U F A C T U R IN G —
P U B L IC U T I L I T I E S -

276
253
92

39.5 172.00 163.50 1A2.50—214.50
39.5 170.00 157.50 138.00-211.00
40.0 208.50 214.50 186.00-233.00

-

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

393
108
285
37

40.0
40.0
40.0
40.0

U T IL IT IE S

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

T Y P I S T S . C L A S S A ------------------------M A N U F A C T U R I N G ----------------- -------N O N M A N U F A C T U R IN G ------------------U T IL IT IE S

T Y P IS T S . C LASS B
N O N M A N U F A C T U R IN G

64

T Y P IS T S

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—

186.00
196.00
182.00
253.50

159.00-207.00
185.00-212.00
156.00-200.00
246.00-260.50

39.0 140.50 132.50 132.00-156.50

183.00
202.00
173.50
252.50

•
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*

S

110

120

S

S

$

130

140

S

150

3

160

170

S

S

180

s
190 200

S

210

S

S

!

220

230

240

s
s
260 280

1

300

120

130

140

150

160

170

180

190

200

210

220

239

240

260

280

300

over

7

14
2
12
-

83
7
76
21

114
25
89
12

148
36
112
11
24

276
124
152
7
24

227
95
132
12
7

327
142
185
39
17

250
84
166
29
26

173
94
79
24
9

148
62
86
39
4

119
68
51
19
6

298
89
209
31
10

219
115
104
62
6

141
40
101
63
4

65
29
36
21
1

55
23
32
25
-

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•
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10
10

4
4
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3
3

1
1
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7
•
7

33
22
11

18
8
10

11
10
1

13
4
9

19
8
11

23
2
21

4
2
2

15
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3

9
9

18
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18

36
4
32

48
14
34

25
6
19

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7

19

13

1

59 i 50
6J 9
53 * 41
7
2> 3

48
21
27
3
1

49
20
29
8
1

30
17
13
8
2

27
9
18
12
1

58
13
45
32
6

53
11
42
34
4

43
24
22
7
17
21
9 **14
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3

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38
22
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5
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4
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40
7
33
18

46
8
38
1

52
12
40
3

117
51
66
2
5

118
55
63
6
2

146
79
67
8
3

115
52
63
7
8

72
36
36
13
8

64
28
36
21
1

70
34
36
10
3

107
20
87
18
9

131
89
42
27
-

55
27
28
16
-

17
4
13
11
*

15
4
11
7
-

1
1
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•
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2
2
*

10
2
8
-

34
34
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40
17
23

55
16
39
11

108
59
49
5

83
33
50
6

84
35
49
24

75
23
52
22

20
15
5
3

17
6
11
10

8
7
1
1

151
56
95
1

11
5
6
2

10
10
10

1
1
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1
1
1

31
31
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28
28
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7
5
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41
39
10

26
25
1

24
20
2

17
17

10
11
9 - 10
3
8

5
5
5

19
19
19

25
17
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14
11
11

17
16
16

1
1
1

37
14
23
-

46
27
19
-

24
14
10
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20
17
3
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10
1
9
5

25
4
21
21

11
5
6
3

13
2
11
9

26
1
25
22

25
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25
16

10
10
10

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4
4

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1
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2
39
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4
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12
29
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1
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45
6
39
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35
5
30
1

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11

3

30

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9

2

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40.0
40.0
40.0
40.0

126.50-161.50
139.00-181.00
125.00-161.50
178.00-229.00

.

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127
4
123
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181
2
179
-

118
8
110
1

59
4
55
2

51
11
40
1

39
7
32
17

55
4
51
10

15
6
9
4

313
279

39.5 123.00 117.50 110.50-130.00
39.5 121.50 117.50 109.50-128.00

-

•
*

1
1

77
77

83
67

68
68

49
48

8
8

21
5

3
3

2
1

7

3

-

-

7
7

3
3

5
5
5

10
10
10

3
3
3

•
-

3

-

-

-

-

-

1
1

149.50
159.50
148.50
209.00

134.50
157.50
132.50
210.00

•

-

-

3

2

5

30

2

11

2

6

-

85
85

170
170

83
83

84
75

36
35

27

41
38

13
10

4

1
-

13
10

6

-

3

28
22
14

19
16
15

-

3

71
64
15

.

-

45
45
5

7

6

39
36

-

-

73

39.0 163.50 143.50 140.50-177.00

-

-

581
540

39.5 122.00 115.00 103.50-133.50
39.5 120.00 112.50 103.50-121.00

•

9
9

M E SSE N G E R S ----------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R IN G —

223
203
54

39.5 124.50 122.50 112.50-130.00
39.5 124.00 121.00 111.50-127.50
40.0 144.00 132.50 125.00-154.50

W o r k e r s w e r e d is t r ib u t e d a s f o l l o w s :
W o r k e r s w e r e d is t r ib u t e d a s f o llo w s :

-

8 at $ 300 to $ 320; and 4 a t $ 320 to $ 340.
8 at $ 3 0 0 to $ 3 2 0 ; 3 at $ 3 2 0 to $ 3 4 0 ; and 3 at $ 3 4 0 to $ 360.

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




7
1

748
54
694
113

A —

U T IL IT IE S

*
.
“

-

-

F IL E C LE R K S, CLASS B N O N M A N U F A C T U R IN G —

CLASS

13
13
"

-

183.50-245.00
201.00-257.50
173.50-243.00
237.50-271.00
150.00-196.50

711
275
436
96

S E C R E T A R IE S * C L A S S D
M A N U F A C T U R IN G -----------n o n m a n u f a c t u r in g
—

-

.
*

172.00-234.00
178.00-237.00
167.00-232.00
211.00-251.50
130.00-204.50

*
**

no

-

195.50
196.50
195.00
234.00
181.50

P U B L IC

100

“

202.00
206.00
198.50
235.50
176.50

CLERKS,

100

$

and

*
*

39.5
40.0
39.5
40.0
40.0

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

F IL E

95

-

1,174
506
668
146
62

S E C R E T A R IE S * C L A S S C
M A N U F A C T U R IN G -----------------------

P U B L IC

S

and
u n d er

95

•
-

P U B L IC

$

WORKERS

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

P U B L IC
R E T A IL

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 ig h t - t im e w e e k ly e a r n in g s
S

3

9

6

1

-

-

*

_

T a b le A-1. W e e kly earnings of o ffic e w o rkers in D e n v e r—B oulder, C o lo ., D e c em b e r 1 9 7 6 — C ontinu ed
W eek ly earnings 1
(standard)

O ccupation and in d u s try d iv is io n

Number
of
workers

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

A v erage
w eekly
hours1
(standard)

90
M ean *

M edian *

M iddle ra nge*

U nder
j

90

,

and
u n d er
95

s

S

s
95

$ 100

120

n o

130

s
140

s
150

$
160

s
170

s
180

S
190

200

S
210

220

230

$
240

s
260

1 -------280

—
100

300

and
12 0

n o

130

140

40
35

19

21

10

20

49

150

160

170

180

190

200

210

18

7

17

12

4

7

7

3

4

3

2

2

8

5
•
5

3

6

3

3

3
-

2
•

22
•

-

2
-

22

-

4

220

over

280

300

6

1

•

•

6

1

-

-

230

240

260

6

6

4

6

10
4

A L L W O R K E R S -C O N T IN U E D
$

$

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

242

3 9 .5

L 4 5 .5 0

1 3 0 .5 0

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

7

2

1

31

36

193

3 9 .5

1 3 9 .0 0

1 2 6 .0 0

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

7

2

1

31

36

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

499

3 9 .5

1 4 5 .5 0

1 3 4 .0 0

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

.

49

31

1 4 4 .0 0

1 4 0 .0 0

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

-

-

40
-

57

4 0 .0
3 9 .5

1
-

.

120
379

18

12

12

28

21

20

3

1 4 5 .5 0

1 3 0 .0 0

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

39

100

4 0 .0

2 1 3 .0 0

1 8 0 .5 0

-

6

21
-

10
-

29

49

81
•

14

5
-

5

75

4 0 .0

1 2 2 .5 0

1 2 1 .0 0

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

775

4 0 .0
3 9 .5

1 5 8 .5 0

1 6 0 .0 0

53
722

$

5

6
•

-

50
9

28

6

-

26

6

•
-

-

-

-

-

2

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

-

7

23

28
-

66

44

131

199

52

39

13
-

1
•

m
,

3

13

1

•

8

-

m

-

-

-

-

26

16

1

-

7

11

23

20

28

66

44

105

183

51

130

1 2 0 .0 0

1 1 5 .5 0

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

*

7

11

23

20

8

10

*

*

3

1 7 9 .0 0

1 7 4 .0 0

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

-

12

56

183

83

149

77

49

29

24

1 7 5 .0 0

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

-

-

-

-

-

4

5

52

20

121
49

124

1 7 5 .5 0

56

44

1 7 4 .0 0

-

-

-

12

27

51

131

63

68

105

23

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

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

15

2

16

1

14

*

*

*

12

3

46

1
24

18
•

42

2 3 3 .0 0

72
•

20
29

6

-

26
51

6

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

-

17
-

41

106
-

178

6
-

17
-

193
59
134
-

243

-

6
-

-

150
-

-

11

.

1 5 0 .0 0

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

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

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

•

-

-

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

.

2
39

31

48
195

28

62
13
49

5

9

9

-

3

-

96

73
9
64

115

32

20
9

8

15

11
85

2 1 7 .5 0

1 9 6 .5 0

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

28

1 3 4 .0 0

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

-

6

8

9

47

50

61

26

12
24

15

1 4 1 .5 0

25

23

31

1 7 9 .5 0

2 1 1 .0 0

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

•

_

.

-

-

-

9

4

.

.

1 9 4 . SO

2 1 1 .0 0

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

-

•

-

-

-

23
14

2

-

2 1 9 .5 0

2 1 9 .5 0

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

*

*

*

*

*

*

*

*

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

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

•

226

3 9 .5

1 8 4 .5 0

1 7 7 .5 0

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

-

60
64

4 0 .0

2 2 9 .0 0

2 4 8 .0 0

-

'4 0 .0

1 6 7 .0 0

1 6 8 .0 0

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

-

36

3

40

-

-

-

-

-

-

25

16

2

m

-

2
-

•

-

25

16

-

•

-

2

—

*

-

-

-

25

16

-

-

-

2

-

30
8

31

28

15

25

2

7

5

2

2

2

8
-

•

20
•

1
•

22

7

8

-

•

15

2

15

1
-

1
«

9
“

3
-

1
-

8

14

20

44

22

29

13

1

•

1

6

6

10

12
3
-

1

1

3

*

*

2

1
7

25

9

9

-

1

5

-

-

43

44

20
10

3

22

5

32

1

l

8

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

.

_

1 6 2 .0 0

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

69

4 0 .0

2 2 1 .5 0

2 2 7 .0 0

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

-

68

4 0 .0

1 7 3 *0 0

1 7 8 .5 0

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

-

670
127

4 0 .0

1 4 5 .0 0

1 4 0 .0 0

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

4 0 .0 '

1 5 2 .0 0

1 4 9 .0 3

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

543

4 0 .0

1 4 3 .5 0

1 3 9 .0 0

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

-

-

1 7 0 .0 0

-

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

2
4

48
4

1 6 8 .0 0

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

•
.
-

35

1 7 8 .5 0

1 7 8 .5 0

40

30
16

1 7 7 .5 0

1 3 2 .0 0

3

-

10
2

1 7 4 .0 0

1 8 9 .0 0

36

40
4

1
-

3 9 .5

1 4 4 .5 0

-

•

40
•

3

4 0 .0

4 0 .0

6

2
6

-

3
•

9
-

4 0 .0

4 0 .0

6

11
8

2

1
-

116

71

17

36
•

1
-

377

84

37

1

4 0 .0

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

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

11

40

30
85
43

106

-

7
32

31

-

1 4 0 .0 0

-

-

_

1

9

-

-

-

1

9

-

“

-

9

16

7

8

•

-

20

-

-

43

49

64

92

3

20

45

10

40
8

53

2

-

44

47

34

32

46

24

16

•

-

-

-

1

16

2

2

1

2
-

21

-

1C
-

1
4

-

46

21

1

9

16

-

-

8

8

8

6

4

2

31

-

1

-

-

-

-

-

-

144

113

169

28

29

25

8

2

26

5

14

15

14

1

1

1

1

1
-

11
•

-

-

•

14

14

11

7

1

25

4

1

11

-

-

-

14

-

5

1

13

4

1

11

•

-

-

1

2

•

-

-

5

19

21

19

40
16

-

1

9

16

38

125

92

150

24

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

18

1

3

5

7

18

19

13

3

3

4

24

41

1
-

1

3

-

*

See footnotes at end o f ta b les.




33

7

-

1 5 7 .0 0

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

57

-

4 0 .0
4 0 .0

493

42
-

9

4 0 .0

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

•
•

19

-

2 2 9 .5 0

3 9 .5

•

11

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

4 0 .0

311
85

-

20

144

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

•
•

14

1 4 4 ,5 0 -1 8 0 .0 0

127

4 0 .0

•
•

-

1 6 0 .0 0

1 8 0 .0 0

43

-

*

1 6 0 .0 0

3 9 .5

4 0 .0
4 0 .0

-

-

•

1 5 8 .0 0

3 9 .5

81
59

-

2

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

l ,3 0 9
228
i ,0 8 1

B I L L I N G - M A C H I N E B I L L E R S --------N O N M A N U F A C T U R IN G -----------------P U 8 L I C U T I L I T I E S -------------

-

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

-

1 6 6 .5 0

4 0 .0

4 0 .0
3 9 .5

18

—

-

130
-

300
776

197

•

•

-

3
•

20
-

,0 7 6

320

18
•
18

40
-

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

•
-

3

-

1

P U B L IC
R E T A IL

112

-

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

3 9 .5

93

1
-

11
-

4 0 .0
3 9 .5

93

$

7

12

16

Table A-1a. W eekly earnings of office w o rk e rs —large establishm ents
in D en ver—B oulder, C olo., D ecem ber 1976
W eek ly earnings 1
(standard)

O ccupation and in d u stry d iv is io n

Number
of
workers

A v erage
w eekly
hours *
(standard)

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

%

s
90
M ean *

M edian *

M iddle ranged

S

S

s

4

S

S

S

$

S

$

S

i

1

130

140

150

160

170

180

190

200

210

220

240

260

280

300

320

340

100

no

120

130

140

150

160

170

180

190

200

210

220

240

260

280

300

320

340

360

l
-

12
2

18
18
-

119
65
54
2

105
54
51
19
9

91
52
39
29
4

217
137
80
46
16

184
113
71
46
6

62
54
4

12
9
3
3

6
2
4
4

11

50
64
8
26

30
11
19
16

6

76
13
11

50
27
23

3

119
62
57
6
7

98
36

10
-

70
22
48
-

147
71

4
-

40
13
27
3

114

-

-

-

-

-

1

-

-

-

1

8

10

11

5

3

9

4

1

6
6

7
2
5

26
6

29
13
16

20
15
5

50
23
27

40
11
29

44
7
37

32
22
10

14
3
11

6
3
3

4

20

20
4
16

78
51
27
6

86
55
31
8

66
40
26
7

61
31

49
27

101
54

2
2

1
1

47
24

42
27
15
15

-

22
17

128
89
39
27

15
4

30
13

11
11

7
7

-

-

-

-

5
5

7
•

_

•

•

-

7

-

-

-

.

•

-

-

-

-

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

$

$

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

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

-

-

-

•
-

l
-

-

*

-

1

53

4 0 .0

2 6 1 .0 0

2 5 4 .5 0

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

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

S E C R E T A R IE S , C L A S S B
M A N U F A C T U R IN G —
N O N M A N U F A C T U R IN G — -

303
110
193

4 0 .0
4 0 .0
4 0 .0

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

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

-

.

•

.

_

-

1
-

-

2 3 5 .5 0

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

1

*

4
4

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

785
436
349
137

4 0 .0
4 0 .0
4 0 .0
4 0 .0

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

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

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

10
-

16
16

36
6
32

S E C R E T A R IE S , C L A S S D
M A N U F A C T U R IN G ------N O N M A N U F A C T U R IN G —

292
143
149

4 0 .0
4 0 .0
4 0 .0

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

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

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

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

135
116

4 0 .0
4 0 .0
4 0 .0

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

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

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

S T E N O G R A P H E R S , S E N IO R N O N M A N U F A C T U R IN G —

170
104

4 0 .0
4 0 .0

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

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

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

170
127

4 0 .0
4 0 .0

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

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

56

4 0 .0

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

103
85
46

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

132
92

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

124
104
93

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

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

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

A C C O U N T IN G C L E R K S , C L A S S A ->
M A N U F A C T U R IN G -----------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R IN G -----------------P U 8 L I C U T I L I T I E S --------—
R E T A I L T R A D E ------— -----------

313
141

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

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

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

A C C O U N T IN G C L E R K S , C L A S S 6 —
M A N U F A C T U R IN G -----------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R IN G ------------------

490

1 5 6 .0 0

1 5 0 .0 0

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

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

R E T A IL

S

S

120

4 0 .0
4 0 .0
4 0 .0
4 0 .0
4 0 .0

C LERKS,

$

$

no

1 ,4 3 7
726
711
267
108

F IL E

$

100

W ORKERS

S E C R E T A R IE S ----------------------M A N U F A C T U R IN G
n o n m a n u f a c t u r in g
----P U B L IC U T I L I T I E S
R E T A I L T R A D E ---------S E C R E T A R IE S .

S

95

and
under
95

ALL

S

CLASS

C LASS

TRADE

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

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

172
47
57

102
388
250

$

-

-

-

-

“

*

-

-

.

-

-

-

-

-

2
-

-

-

-

2

-

“

-

-

-

l

-

2
2

10

-

*

-

*

*

81
49
32
2

2

7

24
13
11

27
16
11

31
16
15

34
9
25

35
10
25

25
6
19

14
10
4

14
3
11

56
53
3

6
5
1

6
4
2

15
15
8

10
9
3

11
10
8

5
5
5

19
19
19

28
19
19

16
15
15

1
1
1

21
1

7

1
3

-

-

-

-

“

*

l

2

10
2
8

-

-

.

-

-

-

1
1

1
1

3
1

-

“

-

-

*

-

13
11
10

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

-

_

.

.

“

-

*

5
5

11
9

7
7

13
13

16
16

24
22

3
3

7
5

32
5

17
3

24
6

8
7

2
2

1
1

-

-

-

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

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

•

•

-

-

*

-

9
9

11
9

21
14

17
13

12
7

27
20

25
21

15
9

8
3

11
9

6
5

6
6

2
2

-

-

-

-

-

1 3 4 .5 0

1 3 2 .5 0

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

9

4

7

4

3

2

5

6

8

4

1

3

4 0 .0
4 0 .0
4 0 .0

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

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

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

•

-

8
8

.

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

*

*

-

*

*

1
1
1

-

-

1
1
1

-

-

19
16
15

-

-

27
22
14

3
2

-

32
26
15

-

-

12
9

_

-

-

-

-

-

-

4 0 .0
4 0 .0

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

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

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

2

1
1

10
10

13
13

14
9

16
7

17
16

7
4

8
3

3
3

16
10

2

_

-

2

b
4

-

2

2

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

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

2
7
7
7

11
11
11

23
23
23

_

-

•

7

20
20
20

8
8
8

10
10
10

-

14

-

11

5

9

5

14
13

3

11
1

*

42
19
23

-

-

-

-

-

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

-

-

-

-

14

14
1
13

-

-

-

-

-

13
11
2
1

-

*

12

3

7

*

13

32
22
10
1
5

81
41

48

40

26
22

31
7
24

38
9
29
17

60
8
52
23

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

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

-

2

8

9

35

58

-

-

-

-

-

2
2

8
8

9
9

35
27

58
45

5

34

34
20
14

22

22

3

2
-

2

-

-

1.
1

-

-

_

-

-

•

11

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

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




4

2

-

29
22
7

24

2
3

13
11
2
9

64

15

4
60
31

3
3

i
i

3
-

16
14
2
1

24
4

-

-

20
9

15

11

6

20
14
3

-

-

-

23
4
19
5

21
6
15
1

25
5

•

-

-

-

20
18

2
2

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

2

-

-

•

2

-

•

_

8

4

6

3

2

•

•

-

-

•

-

-

6
4

4

6

3

-

•

-

.

Table A-1a. W eekly earnings of o ffic e w o rk e rs —large establishm ents
in D e n v e r—Boulder, C olo., D ecem ber 1 9 7 6 — C ontinued
W eek ly earnings
(standard)

1

N u m b e r o f w o r k e r s r e c e iv in g s t r a ig h t -t im e w e e k ly e a rn in g s o f---S

S

95

*

M iddle ranged

110

and
u n d er

$

S

S

$

5

s

S

S

S

S

S

S

S

1 -------

S

120

130

140

150

160

170

180

190

200

210

220

240

260

280

300

320

340

130

140

150

160

170

180

190

200

210

220

240

260

280

300

320

340

360

-

-

-

-

•
•

_

•
•

_

•

•
•

-

-

-

•

M edian

100

100

90

S

$

$

o

O ccu pation and in d u s try d iv is io n

Number
of
worken

Average
w eekly
hours1
(standard)

o
<i
\

95

A L L WORKERS—
C O N T IN U E D

P
P A Y R O L L C L E R K S --------------------- ---------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R IN G --------------------- -----------

94
64

4 0 .0
4 0 .0

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

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

214
SO
164
31
64

4 0 .0
4 0 .0
4 0 .0
4 0 .0
4 0 .0

1 7 8 .5 0
1 7 9 .0 0
1 7 8 .5 0
£ 3 3 .0 0
1 7 4 .0 0

K E Y P U N 1 H O P E R A T O R S , C L A S S B --------------M A N U F A C T U R IN G --------------------------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R IN G -------------------------------R E T A I L T R A D E --------------------- ---------------

243
03
160

4 0 .0
4 0 .0
4 0 .0
4 0 .0

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

66

$
1 8 4 .0 0
1 8 4 .0 0

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

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

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

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

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

1
1

1
1

1
1

1
1

1
1

5
4

3
3

6
3

4
4

16
9

14
12

10
10

9
2

10
5

5
1

1

6
6

7
-

23
9
14

25
10
15
2
4

26
8
18
2
2

35
2
33

5
5

7
-

12
1
11
•

27
7

1
-

22
2
20

3
1
2

1
31

•

•

8
2
6
6

9
3
6
6

11

-

1
-

1

-

29
15
14

11
10
1
1

_
-

•
-

-

-

1

1
1

-

-

8

8

1
6

12

-

-

32

26

28
10
18
13

21
9
12
7

20
2
4

21
15
6
3

-

-

12
1

32
7

7
19
16

19
13

6
3

-

8
1
7

2

-

6
1

1

5

26
1
25
12

2
1
1

11
11

1

.

•

•

•

•

•

_

.

•

•

"

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

Table A -2. W eekly earnings of professional and technical workers in Denver—Boulder, Colo., December 1976
W eek ly earnings 1
(standard)

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

Number
of
workers

N u m b e r o f w o r k e r s r e c e i v i n g s t r a ig h t - t im e w e e k l y e a r n in g s o f ---S

A verage
w eekly
hours1
(standard)

$
100

M ean *

M edian *

M idd le range £

llo

$
120

1

$
130

140

s
150

S
160

S
170

$
180

S
190

S

S
200

220

S
240

%

S
260

280

S

300

s

s

i

320

340

360

i —

400

and
under
n o

ALL

$

120

130

140

150

160

170

180

190

200

220

240

260

280

300

320

340

360

400

440

W ORKERS

C O M PU TE R S Y S T E M S A N A L Y S T S
(B U S I N E S S ) * C L A S S A

P

____

$

$

$

JO j •3 J
• e lo • 30

1

12
8

30
18
*

C O M PU TER

SYSTEM S

ANALYSTS

7
J

N Q N M A N U F A C T U R IN G
P U B L IC

*

——

U T I L I T I E S ----------- ------------------

W o r k e r s w e r e d is t r ib u t e d a s f o l l o w s :

69

4 0 .0
4 0 .0

U

j

U

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

3 1 1 .5 0

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

15

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

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

1*

69 at $ 4 4 0 to $ 4 8 0 ; 4 at $ 4 8 0 to $ 5 2 0 ; and 1 at $ 5 2 0 to $ 5 6 0 .

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




440

and

6

12

23

6

over

T ab le A -2 . W e e kly earnings of professional and technical w orkers in D e n v er—B oulder, C o lo ., D e c em b e r— C ontinu ed
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 ig h t - t im e w e e k ly e a r n in g s o f —

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

S

$

Average
w eekly
hours1
(standard)

M edian *

M idd le range *

S

S

S

s

1 --------- $

S

s

i

S

S

S

S

t

S

S

s --------

n o

12 0

130

140

150

160

170

180

190

200

220

240

260

280

300

320

340

360

400

440

120

130

140

150

160

170

180

190

200

220

240

260

280

300

320

340

360

400

440

over

*

100
M ean *

S

$

*

*

*

**

*

2

*

12

and
u n d er
n o

and

A L L W O RKERS—
C O N T IN U E D

COM PUTER S Y S T E M S A N A L Y S T S
( B U S I N E S S ) , C L A S S C --------------------- --------

$

$

$

82

4 0 .0

2 9 4 .5 0

3 0 7 .5 0

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

C O M PUTER PROGRAM M ERS ( B U S I N E S S ) ,
C L A S S A -------------------------------------------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R IN G --------------------------------

158
9*,

3 9 .5
3 9 .0

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

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

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

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

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

2 4 1 .5 0 -3 1 1 .n o
2 1 9 .0 0 -2 7 4 .5 0

-

-

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

“

-

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

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

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

_

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

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

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

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

•

-

-

-

18
18

CO M PUTER PROGRAM M ERS ( B U S I N E S S ) ,
C L A S S B -------------------------------------------------------M A N U F A C T U R IN G --------------------------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R IN G --------------------------------

276
56
220
18A
54

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

$

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

lJ O
63

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

436
93
343
73

4 0 .0
3 9 .5

2 0 2 .0 0
2 0 4 .5 0
2 0 1 .S j

4 0 .0

2 4 3 .5 0

C O M PUTER O P E R A T O R S ,
N O N M A N U F A C T U R IN G

131
104

3 9 .5
3 9 .5

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

1 4 4 .0 0
1 4 0 .0 0

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

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

185
136

4 0 .0
4 0 .0

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

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

286
232
54

4 0 .0
4 0 .0
4 0 .0

2 4 3 .5 0
2 4 2 .5 0
2 * 8 .5 3

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

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

-

-

-

-

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

69

4 0 .0

1 9 3 .5 0

1 8 3 .5 0

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

-

-

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

648
207
441
337

4 0 .0
4 0 .0
4 0 .0
4 0 .0

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

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

275
94
181
84

4 0 .0
4 0 .0
4 0 .0
4 0 .0

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

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

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

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

350
90

4 0 .0
4 0 .0

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

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

88
62

4 0 .0
4 0 .0

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

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

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

-

-

*

1
1

12
12

*

*

*

DRAFTERS,

CLASS

P U B L IC

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

U T IL IT IE S

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

5
2
3

5
-

•

.

•

4

4

4 0 .0
3 9 .5

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

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

5

4

4

2

5
5

_

20

5
3

11
1
10

73
6
67

23

14

-

21

10

*

•

•

-

-

-

-

*

-

-

43
13

10
6

30

4

10

21

3

10
8

12

25
19

39
25

40
15

11

16

2

10

4

10

*

•

17
1
16

1
-

—

1

•

.

.

_

“

1

1

13
10

18
10

34
2
32

34
7
27

48
20
28

46
9
37

51

12
1

7

1
50

11

7

4

6
2

6
2

44

11
-

1
-

4

29
6
23
7

33
-

4

32
12
20
14

33
29

11
5

1

-

-

-

-

-

*

•

31
1

13
-

12
-

1
3

29
15
8

61
27
34
16

75
25
50
8

31
23

30
21

5
1

5
1

3
3

2
2

-

*

25
24

60
<♦6

26
20

16
10
6

35

4

13

*

*

*

-

.

-

-

.

*

*

*

*

*

*

•

11
9

27
17

8
5

6
2

14
6

7
6

-

28
18
10

19
18
1

•

•

-

-

-

-

-

-

“

-

4

10
7

33
23
10

7

10

5

5

7

7

3

1

16
12

4

23
17
6

2

4

93
83
10
8

237
28
209
207

-

92
23
69
65

-

127
26
101
9

18
18
*

*

*

*

*

*

*

*

*

1

.

.

.

-

.

•

2

•

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

7

1
1

8
7

20
17

50
14

26
22

126
26

4
“

10 0
8

66
1

-

-

-

36
35

10
6

23
17

70
60

179
6

14
10

23
19

9
7

-

*

17

1
1

-

-

37
34
3

4

.

-

•

51
47
4

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

-

-

59
55
4

22

•

-

12
1

7
6
1

12
8

•

-

-

2

14
5
9

9
8
1

*

8
3
5

5

S ee fo o tn o te s a t en d o f t a b le s .




34

10

1
1

20
20

2
-

34

9

2

-

20
-

5

5
5

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

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

-

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

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

*

3

3
3

-

7

5
I

4

-

32
14
18
18

“

-

-

-

23

•

-

-

-

-

23
23

-

-

-

-

23

•

•

32
14
18
18

-

-

-

23
23

-

-

“

-

-

-

-

-

1

*

2
-

-

-

-

Table A -2 a . W e e k ly earnings of professional and technical w o rk e rs —large establishm ents
in D e n v er—Boulder, C o lo ., D e c em b e r 1976
W eek ly earnings 1
(standard)

Occupation and in dus try divi si on

Number
of
workers

A verage
w eekly
hours1
(standard)

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

1

s
140

M ean 2

M edian 2

M idd le range2

and

$
150

_

$

160

_

i
170

_

$
180

_

s
190

_

I

200

_

5

210

_

150

160

170

180

190

200

210

_

-

_
-

-

-

•
-

$

220

_

's

230

s
240

s
260

s
280

s
300

s
320

s
340

s
360

s
380

1

1
420

400

_

460

260

280

-

-

-

-

-

-

220

230

240

-

-

-

-

-

300

320

340

360

380

400

and

460

420

over

ALL WORKERS

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

235

40.0

^ 0 3 .5 0

$
407.00

$
$
357.00-452.50

-

1
1

9
8
1

26
19
7
4

26
8
18
11

23
8
15
8

26
16

14
1
13
9

14

5

2

-

-

•

14
14

5
5

2
1

*

10
9

26
7
19
17

50
2
48
48

*4 8
1
47
46

COMPUTER SYSTEMS ANALYSTS
4
4

300.5 0 -3 4 8 .0 0

66

40 *0

34 6 . 5 0

6
3

23
11
12
5

37
15
22
14

37
18
19
11

14
8
6
4

3

5

9

10

10

21

3

-

-

-

-

6

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

3 3 1 • 50
34 0 , 5 0

6

5

27

29

8

6

1

2

-

-

11
11

5
5

1
1

-

-

-

_
-

•
-

-

-

-

-

•

•

314.00-337.00

11

5

-

PuTER SYSTEMS ANALYSTS
J

1liu j j J ?

LLA J j

L

40.0

" " "

COMPUTER PROGRAMMERS
C LA jS A
COMPUTER PROGRAMMERS

-

-

-

-

-

-

(B U S IN E S S ).

-

-

1

3

(B U SIN E SS).

*
V/UMr U I L K

v r t n M 1U K J |

l

Lm

243.00-266.50
294.50

29 1 . 0 0
31 4. 0 0

__
MANUFACTURING

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

55

40.0

2 1 4 . SC 2 1 6 . 0 0

57 " 4 0 . 0
DRAFTERS.

CLASS

A

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

249.00

96
71

287.00
27 2 . 5 0

40.0

28 1 . 0 0

195.00180.0023 5 .0 0 -

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

251.00-310.00

-

-

2

"

51
85

3
-

2

11
1
10

.

•

-

m m

TEC HN ICIAN S,

"

Cl ASS A -

21
14

34
22

22
13

39
38

12
11

7

1
1

1

8

-

1

-

•

1

27
12
15
14

30

-

41
26
15
8

13

-

5
2
3

7
7

30
29

3

-

-

-

*

15
9
6
2

8
6
2
1

15

9
6
3
3

25
14

25
4
21
19

23
1
22
19

3

2

•

3
2

2

-

•

-

•

1

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

_

•

1
1

.

8
8

22

14
6

19
17

5
5

4

20

11
9

4

*

3
3

*

-

*

1

1

-

-

-

3
1

10
10

11
10

12
11

31
28

15
8

14
4

10

-

-

2
2

3
2
1
1

6
6

4
2

93
83

194

2
2

20
174

92
23
69

3b
26

-

11
5
6
4

40.0

172

65

149

40.0

32 5 , 0 0

32 9 . 0 0

15
14

26
22
4

-

-

-

-

7
5

.

-

_

-

.

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

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

23 9. 5 0

300
ELECTRONICS

9
7

3
1
2

9
5
4

1

2
2

2
1
1

14
2
12

-

2
2

5
2

*

-

1

•

2
2

-

77
1 L w M I 'llv lA r 'I j

*
i
i

.

LLC >v IN U It I v j

1
1

-

-

-

*

1

-

7
8
5

—

11
5

307.5 0 -3 5 0 .0 0

10
8
18
18

1

55
40.0

3..C..00

40.0

28 9 . 5 0

*

CLASS B -

W o r k e r s w e r e d is t r ib u t e d as f o l l o w s :

331

29 8 . 5 0

278.00-298.50

.

-

-

-

•

-

-

-

*

-

-

TEC HNICIANS,

.
-

ELECTRONICS

-

d.

-

-

4

46 at $ 4 6 0 to $ 5 0 0 ; and 2 at $ 5 0 0 to $ 5 4 0 .

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




6

8

_

-

-

7

1
4

*

4
2

11
5

9

5

19

t
t
5

7

1

-

•
-

-

-

-

_

-

-

-

-

-

-

4

1

•

•

-

-

-

-

•

1

-

-

10
8

31
14
17
17

36
26
10
8

31
14
17
17

-

-

-

-

•

23

-

•

-

-

•
-

23
23

-

•

-

-

-

-

-

-

23
-

.

.

_

-

-

-

-

-

-

*

-

23
23

*

*

*

•

-

.

.

.

70

179

6b

•

60

6

i

-

-

-

-

-

*

-

4

4

2

-

-

-

-

-

-

9

Table A -3 .

A verage w ee k ly earnings of office, professional, and tech n ical w orkers, by sex

in D e n v e r—Boulder, C o lo ., D e c em b e r 1976
3

o c c u p a tio n , and in d u s tr y d i v i s i o n '

O F F IC E

O C C U P A T IO N S

-

Number
of

W eek ly
hours 1
(standard)

W eek ly
earnings 1
(standard)

Sex,

3

o c c u p a tio n , an d in d u s tr y d iv is io n

OFFICE OCCUPATIONS
WOMEN— CONTINUED

HEN

Number
of
worken

W eek ly
hours 1
(standard)

j

9• 0

16 6.5 0
166*00

W eek ly
earnings1
(standard)

S ex,

3

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

P R O F E S S IO N A L AND
O C C U P A T IO N S

-

12 5.5 0
124*00
40.0

A v erage
(m e an 2 )

A v erage
(m ean 2 )

A v e rage
(m e a n 2 )

Sex,

Number
of
worken

W eekly
hours 1
(standard)

W eekly
earnings 1
(standard)

T E C H N IC A L
MEN

-

$
COHKUTLK

» IL L

C L tK ItO t

CLASS

B

S T S 1L W J

$

A N A L Y S 1S

N O N M A N U r A C 1U K 1 N o

*

4^
n tv J tN w L K 5

— * *

CO M PU TE R

SYSTEM S

ANALYSTS

m

M A N U r A C 1 U N 1 I>Vj
N O N M AN U r A C I U N ils o

2.656

1M XL

IHUCL

39.5

184

202.00
19 9.0 0
23 2 . 0 0
179.0 0

■■■

2 96 .5 0
C OM PUTER

vLM J J

A

" " " "

22 2 . 0 0

K ll 1 A 1 L

I n ^U C -

329

214.5°

277

40.0
n"C» 1 A AW

wtCA t

I KAUW

1 AK

C " 1"

mm a

39.5

■>■■■

145
62

__
87

40.0

(B U S IN E S S ).

1 4 5. 50

2 74 .0 0

IF. F U C
F

20 1 . 5 0

39.5
40.0
40.0

PRO G RAM M ERS

1 4 8 .5 0

210.00
25 5 . 5 0
17 9.0 0

19 8.5 0
23 6 . 0 0
17 6.5 0

m
B

CLASS

(B U S IN E S S ).

*

22 1 . 0 0

WC 1 w XW
L

PRO G RAM M ERS

CO M PU TE R

J L v . r 'L 1 MK i t J ♦

________ _

__________ _

A

40.0
u u n r u l ck

urcnAiuKot

^

18 7.5 0
39.5
40.0

74
52

18 6.0 3
18 9.5 0

40.0
40.0

1 7 7. 00
1 9 2. 50

27b
273

j 1L iiv J w K A r

M LK5 j

j LN 1 UK

" " ■ » r u■■

1
1

40.0
274

184.0 0

40.0

1 T»

1J f

WL A j j

O

1 F*.

L CL
/

40.0
40.0

39.5

1 8 1. 50

39.5

1 7 6. 50
174 .5 0
1 7 7 .0 0

f
t
471
115
356

64

14 9.0 0
15 9.5 0
14 8.0 0
20 6 . 5 0

E L E C T R O N IC S

T E C H N IC IA N S .

CLASS

657
127

12 3.0 0

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

9

271

40.0

3 20 .0 0
3 2 4 .0 0

E L E C T R O N IC S

81




■53

® ®

17 9.5 0
14 0.5 0

693
54

I. C 1* X w
*

39.5

194

T E C H N IC IA N S .

CLASS

2 87 .5 0

Table A -3 . A verage w e e k ly earnings of office, professional, and te c h n ica l w o rkers, by sex,
in D e n v e r—Boulder, C o lo ., D e c em b e r 1 9 7 6 — C ontinued
Average
(m ean 2 )

A v e rage
(m ean 2 )

Sex,

3

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

Number
of
workers

W eek ly
haurs 1
(standard)

W eek ly
earnings 1
(standard)

,A _ *r
LLM j j

tJ

"

■■■

3

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

COMrUTtN
CLASS 0

rK O oK A H M u H o

W eek ly
hours 1
(standard)

W eekly
earnings 1
(standard)

Sex,

3

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

PROFESSIONAL AND TECHNICAL
OCCUPATIONS - WOMEN— CONTINUED

( D u b ils u b o / ?

4
>

3 0 3 .0 0

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




Average
(m e a n 2 )

Number

PROFESSIONAL AND TECHNICAL
OCCUPATIONS - WOMEN— CONTINUED

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

I D U j I ''i L j j / 9

S ex,

Number
of
workers

10

of
workers

W eekly
hours 1
(standard)

W eek ly
earnings 1
(standard)

Table A -3a. Average w eekly earnings of office, professional, and technical workers, by s e x large establishments in Denver—Boulder, Colo., December 1976
Sex,

3

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

OFFICE OCCUPATIONS -

W eek ly
hours 1
(standard)

W eek ly
earnings 1
(standard)

MEN
$
4 0 .0

A v erage
(m e an 2 )

A verage
(m ean 2 )

A v e rage
(m ean 2 )
Number
of
workers

Sex,

3

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

Number
of
workers

W eek ly
hours 1
standard)

W eek ly
earnings 1
(standard)

Sex,

OFFICE OCCUPATIONS WOMEN— CONTINUED

3

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

Number
of

W eekly
hours 1
(standard)

W eekly
earnings *
(standard)

PROFESSIONAL AND TECHNICAL
OCCUPATIONS - MEN— CONTINUED
$

1 3 4 .0 0
267

1 8 3 ,0 0

32

40 • 0

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

$

CLAoo

MAN UF ACTURING -------

A

COMPUTER PROGRAMMERS

(BU SIN ESS).

RETAIL TRADE

724
703

juv,H

L 1A ' ' 1 L 5 i

U C v ' C I A ■' X C ^ ^
-

LLM j j
v L A3^
b

A
w

52

B"
*

302

no

463

4 0 .0
4 0 .0

2 1 1 • SC
2 1 5 .5 0
2 0 7 .0 0
2 4 5 .5 0

4 0 .0

2 6 1 .5 0

57

4 0 .0

1 7 4 .5 0

4 0 .0
4 0 .0
4 0 .0

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

2Q 8
159
28
63

4 0 .0
4 0 .0

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

KEYPUNCH OPERATORS,

rttl A IL
L H L 1AK i L j f

wLA33

t

762

™—

4 0 .0

J 1 LriU v"Aill LH 3 ?

vLA

U

vLliLK A L

*

■■■■■

* * * "

"

4 0 .0

■■■■

" " " "

1J j

1 9 8 ,5 0

I KAUL

4 0 .0

1 8 6 .5 0

40 • 0

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

2 3 6 .5 0

40 • 0

3 w v K 1 1 At 1 1 L 3 ^

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

4 0 .0

j u

CLASS A

70

2 0 8 ,0 0

r \ t »r UNw'"

U r t K A 1U K 3 J

v

LAjj

C

40

■

0

83

1 5 9 .5 0

PROFESSIONAL AND TECHNICAL
OCCUPATIONS - MEN

ELECTRONICS

/b

145

1 L U n l i 1 U 1 Air J l

ULA jd

J 11

4 0 .0

3 2 4 .0 0

, /r

PROFESSIONAL AND TECHNICAL
OCCUPATIONS - WOMEN

4 0 .0

COMPUTER SYSTEMS ANALYSTS

53
83

CLASS A -

L L t L 1® U r i l

COMPUTER SYSTEMS ANALYSTS
vDU 3 1I i u 3 3 i f L L A j J A
" "

100

TECHNICIANS,

130
81
4 0 .0
4 0 .0

3 4 3 .5 0

COMPUTER PROGRAMMERS

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

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

J J c ,v v

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

(B U S IN E S S ).

COMPUTER SYSTEMS ANALYSTS
115

NONMANUF'ACTURING ------------------------------------

96

93

54

120.00

1
1

2 3 4 ,0 0

59

3 1 7 .5 0
R f

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




4 0 .0

GISTERED

INDUSTRIAL

NURSES

• • • • —

68

4 0 ,0

2 4 2 .0 0

Table A -4 . H ourly earnings of m a in te n a n c e , toolroom , and p o w e rp la n t w orkers
in D e n v e r—Boulder, C olo., D e c em b e r 1976
Hourly

Num ber o f w ork er

earnings 4

Middle

range 2

$

r e c e iv in g s t r a ig b t - t im e h o u r ly e a r n in g s o f—

4 .2 0

4 .4 0

4 .6 0

4 .4 0

4 .6 0

4 .8 0

ALL

s

S

I

%

$

$

$

S

S

%

5 .4 0

5 .6 0

5 .8 0

6 .0 0

6 .2 0

6 .4 0

6 .6 0

6 .8 0

7 .0 0

7 .2 0

7 .6 0

8 .0 0

8 .4 0

8 .8 0

s
9 .2 0

s
9 .6 0

5 .6 0

5 .8 0

6 .0 0

6 .2 0

6 .4 0

6 ,6 0

6 .8 0

7 .0 0

7 .2 0

7 .6 0

8 .0 0

8 .4 0

8 ,8 0

9 ,2 0

9 .6 0

over

1
1

1

$

%

4 .8 0

5 .0 0

5 .2 0

5 .0 0

5 .2 0

5.4U

1

and
under
4 .2 0

WORKERS

L A '* ' t.!i 1 L K j

_

$

__

72

*

$
6 .1 5 -

$
6 .7 8

6 .1 5 -

$
I N | C liA r iv C i

s

8

M ed ian 2

$—

$

8

M ea n 2

t

4 .0 0

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

mA

1 ----------

t

Number

6 .7 8

11

1

10

10

J

1

57
63
MA I N 1 t l i A l ’ivL.

6 .1 5 -

6 .9 1

1

1

1

1

F IA L n lN lb 1D

MAINTENANCE MECHANICS

J3

(MACHINERY)

757

6 .7 1

64

-

6 .7 4

6

6 .7 8

6 .2 5 -

7 .3 0

5 .9 1 -

7

5

1

10

55

64

86

65

164

65

1

27

159

6

5

9 .1 3

-

11

1

1

l 9

14

1

-

-

1

MAINTENANCE MECHANICS
35

32

_

82

53

129

248

22

764

82

53

63

“* 4 Q
L i J

r. 01"

*

1

61

57

15

MACHINE-TOOL OPERATORS

(TOOLROOM)

-

211

6 .5 4

6 .4 2

6 .2 5 -

6 .9 2

-

-

-

4

5

-

-

5

10

5

-

56

57

10

7

-

51

1

-

33
Ct
O. £ V *

( . <9 'J

5 . 8 7 ’"

7 .5 3

1

J

33
60

*

W o rk ers

w ere

S e e fo o tn o te s

d is t r ib u t e d a s f o l l o w s :

3

5 a t $ 9 .6 0 to $ 1 0 ; and 2 a t $ 10 to $ 1 0 .4 0 .

a t en d o f t a b le s .




60

Jc

12

33

15

-

-

-

T ab le A -4 a .

Hourly earnings of m a in ten a n c e , toolroom , and p o w e rp la n t w o rk e rs —large estab lish m en ts

in D en ver—B oulder, C olo., D ecem ber 1976
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 ig h t - t im e h o u r ly e a r n in g s o f

Hourly earnings 4

4 .0 0

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

Mean

*

M edian*

M iddle range

*

4.40

4 .6 0

S

$

4 .6 C

4.80

5 .0 0

i
5.20

4.80

5 .0 0

5 .2 0

5.40

5 .4 0

3
5 .6 0

5 .6 0

5.80

i

S

S

S

$

$

s

S

$

6 .0 0

6 .2 0

6 .4 0

6 .6 0

s
6 .8 0

$

5.80

7.00

7 .20

7 .6 0

8 .0 0

$
8.40

6.00

6 .2 0

6.40

6 .6 0

6.80

7 .0 0

7 .2 0

7 .60

8 .0 0

8 .4 0

8 .8 0

s
8 .8 0

and
unde r
4 .2 0

ALL

1 --------

4 .2 C

s
4.40

1 --------

$

Number

S
9.20
-

and

9.60

over

3

1

8

1

WORKERS
$
6.83

$
6.32

$
6.1 5 -

6.78

*

,

/«

$

(MACHINERY)

-

7.14

6.82

6.6 6 -

6.86

6.78

6.4 1 -

1

14

7 .1 7

52
47

61

1

43
43

71

17
7

30
30

115
115

7.84

253

MAINTENANCE MECHANICS

1

n„

271

488
454

6.98
6.97

21
18

3

38
38

13
6

13

17

6.526.6 6 -

7.84
7.84

6.8 7 6.1 8 -

7

3

9

-

-

-

1

6

7 .9 0
7 .0 1

-

9

i

b4

30

65
64

1

18
17

154

82

53

82

6.83

2

8

53

42

8

-

51

1
1

1

6

5

-

-

*

*

MAINTENANCE MECHANICS
7.01

22
22

13

7.57
6.9 4 -

5.6 4 -

6 .6 1

96
6 7
7.25
MACHINE-TOOL OPERATORS . 9(TOOLROOM) 6 -. 4 2 96

7 .4 4

6.9 7 -

7.95

61
61

1
6.11

u lN u lN u u K o

75

7 .5 2

7.01

b I A 1Iv N A K T

S
9 .6 0

“ “

-

-

-

-

1

1

-

-

1

10
10
10
2
2

-

-

6, 7 1

6.41

6 .41-

31
31

22
22

12
12

&

80
78

“

157

6.78
6

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




57
57

13

16

2

7

73
73

10

-

-

Jj
3

31

1

T a b le A -5 . Hourly earnings of m a te ria l m ovem ent and custodial w orkers
in D e n v e r—Boulder, C olo., D e c em b e r 1976
Hourly earnings 4

N u m b e r o f w o r k e r s re c e i v i n g st r a i g h t - ti m e h o u r ly ea rn in gs o f ---1 -------- 1 -------- S-------- T
$
2 .2 0 2 .4 0 2 . 6 0 2 . 8 0 3 .00

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

Mean2 Median2

Middle range ^

3 .2 0

3 .6 0

3 .8 0

s

S

s

S

S

S

s

S

S

4.00

4.20

4.40

4.60

4.80

5.00

5 .20

5.40

5.60

5.80

$
6 .2 0

s
6 .6 0

$

s

7.00

7 .4 0

_

4.80

5.00

5.20

5 .4 0

5.60

5.80

6,20

6 .6 0

7 .0 0

217
217

41
31
10

126
62
64

15
3
12

47
39
8

27
23
4

381
92
289
287

8

*

2

-

4

8

-

160
92
68
21
22

-

178
23
155
7
61

129

_

9
9
-

-

-

-

-

2
2
-

3
3
-

6
•
6

17
16
1

34
23
11

8
8
-

4
4

16
12
4

16
12
4

33
-

*

4

4

-

97
97
“

33
-

2

66
30
36
15
1

97
-

2

2

4
4
-

3
3
-

8
8
-

59
48
11

*

*

4
4
*

114
50
64

8
“
8

2
2
*

15
1
14

20
17
3
7
“
7
5

23
23
23
20
20
*

14
14
-

40
27
13
12

2 .8 0

3 .0 0

3 .20

3 .4 0

3.60

3.80

4.00

4.20

4.40

72
72

12
12

57
57

82
82

129
129

73
•
73

159
27
132

4
4

5
5

61

12

29

48

30

12

68

2

2

26

-

3

*

3

128

*

2
-

2
2

43
43

217
217

2
-

2

2

8

*

2.6Q

-

-

-

-

4.60

7.40

over

WORKERS

TRUCKORIVERS
MANUFACTURING ---------NONMANUFACTURING ---------- -----P U B L I C U T I L I T I E S -----------RETAIL TRADE ---------------------

4,409
765
3.644
1, 9 5 4
696

$
6.38
6.48
6.36
7.46
5.60

$
7. 2 0
6.73
7.20
7.75
6.95

$
5.1 0 5.8 1 4.6 6 7 .2 0 3.4 9 -

$
7.70
7.26
7.75
7.75
7.24

554
54
500

3.96
6.20
3.72

3.63
6.49
3.50

3.215.613.1 0 -

4.56
6.73
4.46

TRUCKDRIVERS. MEDIUM TRUCK
MANUFACTURING -------------NONMANUFACTURING ------------------- PUB LIC U T I L I T I E S
RETAIL TRADE ---------------------

1, 8 6 6
89
1, 7 7 7
1, 3 0 5
124

6.65
5.16
6.72
7.50
3. 9 0

7 .2 0
5.55
7. 70
7.75
3.80

5.6 7 3afl0—
6.107.203 .4 0 -

7.75
6.09
7.75
7.75
3 .8 0

TRUCKDRIVERS. HEAVY TRUCK
(TR AI LE R) -------------MANUFACTURING ----NONMANUFACTURING ---------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S ------------

1,193
139
1, 0 5 4
636

7.14
6.22
7.27
7.42

7.24
6.49
7.24
7.80

6.596.056.9 5 6.5 9 -

7 .8 0
6.57
7 .8 0
7.80

TRUCKDRIVERS. HEAVY TRUCK
(OTHER THAN TRAILER) -------MANU FA CT URI NG ------------ — -----NONMANUFACTURING ---------- ------

683
444
239

6.50
6.94
5.69

7.26
7.26
5.10

5.1 6 7.264.5 5 -

7.26
7.26
7.24

SH IP P IN G CLERKS ------------------------MANUFACTURING ----------------------NONMANUFACTURING

219
84
135

5.01
4.79
5.15

4.76
4.86
4.76

4,0 8 3.8 5 4 .71-

RECEIVING CLERKS ----------------------- -----MANUF A C T U R I N G ------------ ---------- -----NONMANUFACTURING ----------------------RETAIL TRADE ----------------------------

268
97
171
87

4.69
5.02
4.51
4.29

4.90
5.01
4.75
3.86

SHIP PIN G AND RECEIVING CLERKS MANUFACTURING -----------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ----------------------RETAIL TRADE ----------------------------

171
61
110

TRUCKDRIVERS* LIGHT
M/NUFACTURING
N .^MANUFACTURING

TRUCK

-

-

•

-

72

12

46

70

63

*

-

72

12

46

70

63

26

62
1
62

.

•
-

-

-

•
-

•
-

11
11

12
12

30
30

33
33

77
27
50

*

*

*

“

2

12

30

6

50

•

6

6

•

-

-

-

6
*

6

-

—

*

*

*

8

8

*

*

•

8

8

4
4
*

4
4
*

11
-

20
20

13
10
3
3

18
18
18

11
11
2

15
15
1

1
1
1

58
53

34
25
9
-

5.62
5 .6 1
5.95

.
-

_
-

•
-

•
-

•
-

-

-

-

-

-

3.694.0 0 3.6 3 3.2 5 -

5.58
6.06
5.34
5.52

•
-

-

-

-

20
-

-

-

-

-

4.2 0 5,2 3 3.254 .21-

6.79
5.63
6.79
6.79

-

2
2
2

•
-

9
9

66

5.20
5.44
5.07
5.78

5.53
5.57
4.82
6.79

WAREHOUSEMEN ------------------MANUFACTURING ---------NONMANUFACTURING —
PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S
RETAIL TRADE -------

1, 751
581
1, 1 70
743
224

6.05
4.68
6.73
7.62
5. 1 1

6.02
4.40
7. 7 0
7.75
5.38

4.6 2 3.86-

7.7 5

5 .8 9 -

7 .704 .15-

7 .7 5
7.75
5.90

ORDER FILLER S ---------------MANUFACTURING ---------NONMANUFACTURING —
RETAIL TRADE

1. 9 6 9
612
1, 3 5 7
572

5.13
4.67
5.33
6.24

5.02
5.02
4.75
6.75

3.893.004.0 0 6.7 5 -

6.75
5.76
6.75
6.75

W o r k e r s w e r e d is t r ib u t e d a s f o l l o w s :
W o r k e r s w e r e at $ 7 .4 0 to $ 7 .8 0 .

-

-

14
14
14

29
23
6

5

3

2

16
16
-

58
48

31
31
14

-

-

14
14
-

-

-

14

9
9
-

41
41
-

43

73
30
10

1 ,1 0 2 a t $ 7 .4 0 to $ 7 .8 0 ; and 332 at $ 7 .8 0 to

10
10

$ 8 .2 0 .

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




-

2

-

-

5 .6 6

220
1
219

•

-

*

*
**

3.40

S

3

" s --------

and
under
2 .4 0

ALL

J

14

8

105
21
84
14

*

48
20
*

*

*

48

28
14
14

12
12
*

4
4
*

-

11
26
26
1

4
4
3

27
25
2
2

•
-

2
2
2
65
44
21
-

31
30
1
85
7
78
4

-

5

115

*

28
*

8

51
4
47

-

6

1
1
1

11
11
1

12
4
8
*

3
3
3

40
12
28

1
1
1

18
8
10
9

2
2
1

1
1
1

4
1
3
3

4
3
1
1

8
8

67
41
26
12

74

69
14

8
-

51
30
21
—

55

58
14
44

44
19
25

6

6

6

4

39
28
11
11

24

26
25
1
1

54

57
-

205
2
203
2

130
96
34
20

81
81
-

-■
•

13

5

102
10

49
10

66

57
4

6

-

45

7

4

3
4
4

41

-

6

6

-

*

9 70 *14 34
297
75
673 1359
280 1359
327
-

-

-

-

-

3

284
284
280
*

913
•
913
913
—

263
74
189
187

65
65
3

327
327
*

446
446
446

2
2

31
31

359
297
62

75
75
*

-

-

6

•
-

-

-

-

-

*

5
5
-

19
19
-

1
1

27
27

7
7
-

43
36
7
7

3
3
-

6
-

4
4
-

‘2
2
*

8
5
3
*

42
42
42

7
7
*

203
140

62
2
60
47
13

23
23
23

86
45
41

481
481
437

-

-

178
178
-

63

60

7
-

7

-

33

6

6

-

*

82**668
82
668
61
635
•
*
105
105

•

T ab le A -5 . Hourly earnings of m a te ria l m ovem ent and custodial w orkers
in D e n v e r—Boulder, Colo., D ecem b er 1 9 7 6 — Continued
N um ber o f w o r k e r s re c e iv in g s tra ig h t-tim e h ou rly earn in gs o f—

Hourly earnings 4

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

of
workers

1 -------- $
$
2 .2 0 2 .4 0 2 .6 0
Mean 2

Median2

Middle range 2

S
2 .8 0

$
3 .0 0

*
3 .2 0

S

S

3 . 40

3 .6 0

3 .4 0

3 . 60

3 .8 0

-

33
9
24

30
-

12
10
2

3
-

$
3 -------- S
3 .8 0 4 .0 0 4 .2 0

S
4 .4 0

$
4 .6 0

i
4 .8 0

4 .8 0

5 .0 0

S

S

S

S

5 .0 0

5 .2 0

5 .4 0

S
5 .6 0

S
5 .8 0

6 .2 0

-5
S
6 .6 0 7 .0 0

5 .2 0

5 .4 0

5 .6 0

5 .8 0

6 .2 0

6 .6 0

7 .0 0

-

•
-

and
u n der
2 .4 0

•

2 .6 0

2 .8 0

3 .0 0

3 .2 0

4 .0 0

4 .2 0

4 .4 0

4 .6 0

s—
7 .4 0
and

7 .4 0

over

*
-

•

*

*

ALU WORKERS—
CONTINUED
S HI PPI NG P A C K E R S ------ --------------------- ----------MANUFACTURING -------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------- ---------- -----------

621
109
512

MATERIAL HANDLING LABORERS ----------------MANUFACTURING ------------------ ---------- -------NONMANUFACTURING -------------------------------RETAIL TRADE -------------------------------------

1 .4 0 8
129
1 ,2 7 9
197

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

$
4 .4 1
4 .3 5
4 .4 1

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

$
6 .6 9
5 .4 7
6 .6 9

5 .5 5

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

4 .4 1 -

7 .7 5

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

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

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

3 .3 0

2
2

160
32
128

20
20
20

13
-

11
-

19
9

13

11

10

205
-

29
-

6
-

12
-

11
-

205
23

29
29

6
6

12
12

11
11

•

•

•

-

-

206
6

1
4
4

27
3
24
17

10
10
•

11 1
69
42

39
39
-

16
8
8

8
1

5

20
-

20
18

*

-

“

*

34
26
8
8

31
3
28
28

52
47
5

28
-

133

28

124

*

*

13
13

31
30
1

108
108
-

9

-

*

-

*

*

*

-

*

*

*

”

*

60
-

85
-

108

20
9

14
3

1
-

5
4

55

9
3

102

11

5

11

1

7
2
5

2
-

85

11
2
9

9
4

60

3
2
1

63

6

2

1

8

-

-

28

102

7 .6 7

7 .7 5

7 .7 5 -

7 .7 5

-

-

-

-

GUARDS AND WATCHMEN --------------------------- —
MANUFACTURING ----------------------- --------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------- ---------------------

2 ,5 1 0
243
2 ,2 6 7

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

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

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

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

1087
1087

446
-

406
-

446

406

241

5 .4 2

5 .7 3

5 .2 6 -

5 .7 3

*

*

*

4 ,6 5 2
513
4 ,1 3 9

3 .3 5
4 .6 9
3 .1 8
5 .4 8
3 .6 9

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

3
4
3
5
2

3 *2 2
5 .SI
3 .1 3
5 .5 6
4 .9 6

91
16
75
24

596
53
543
-

198
-

105
-

198
116

105
47

*
2214
8
2206
32

W o rk e rs w e r e at $7.40 to $7.80.

See footn otes at end o f ta b les.

15

9

—
-

•

-

•
-

-

-




206
-

2
2

42
42

-

-

28
-

*

2
-

3
3

-

12

6 .8 4
5 .6 5
6 .8 5

48

5

33
30

-

5
3
2

-

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

5 .2 5
3 .1 0

5

57

5
3
2

6
6
-

6 .5 7
5 .4 7
6 .5 7

107
513

5

-

*

3
3

2
2

5 .9 6
5 .3 4
6 .3 9

»00.3 4 .0 0 .1 8 .6 0 -

3
3

57
-

12
-

963
389
574

JANITORS* PORTERS. AND CLEANERS -----MANUFACTURING ------------------------------ -------NONMANUFACTURING -------------------------------PUBL IC U T I L I T I E S ---------------------------RETAIL TRAOE ------------------------------------

2

30

14
5
9

1
1

31
25
6

FORKLIFT OPERATORS --------------------- ------------MANUFACTURING ----------------------- --------------NONMANUFACTURING ----------------- -------- — PUB LIC U T I L I T I E S ---------------— --------

GUARDS t
MANUFACTURING ----------------------- -------- ------

-

24
2
22

*

5
4
4
43
37

6

117
115
2

6

9

*
219
1
218

202
202
26
26
*

*

*

132
132

89
65
24

*9 8

*

4
1
3

10
-

-

10

*

*

6

7

2

2

4

3

*

2

“

4

55

3

115

37

1

•

52
17
35
-

68

32
15
17

30

15
7

157
29

64

121
118
3

8

9

-

4

189
17
172

17
6

128
-

58
39
19

14

8

153
79
74

5

11

8

17

4

4

51
12 1

3

11

9
56

-

1

11
-

27
27
-

1

8

4
26
-

22

*
6

2

60
-

4

2

98
98

*

437
9
428
9

68

98 * 410
98
410

5

-

*

6
-

6
6

*

Table A -5 a . Hourly earnings of m a te ria l m o vem en t and custodial w o rk e rs —large establishm en ts
in D e n v e r—B oulder, C olo., D e c em b e r 1976
Hourly earnings

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

of
workers

N um ber o f w o r k e r s re c e iv in g s tra ig h t-tim e h ou rly ea rn in gs o f—
S
2 .2 0

M e in 2

M edian 2

M iddle range 2

2 .6 0

S
2 .6 0

S
2 .8 0

2 .8 o

3 .0 0

S
3 .4 0

S

3 .0 0

$
3 .2 0

3 .6 0

$
3 . 80

S
4 . 00

S
4 .2 0

4 .4 0

3 .2 0

3 .4 0

3 .6 0

3 .8 0

4 . 00

4 . 20

4 .4 0

4 .6 0

S

S

3 --------1 --------1 --------T
1 --------“5--------T
4 . 6 0 4 . 8 0 5 . 0 0 5 . 2 C 5 . 4 0 5 . 6 0 5 . 80

S

s ---------5-------- s —

6 .0 0

6 ,4 0

6 .8 0

7 .2 0

6 . (Hi

6 .4 0

6 .8 0

7 .2 0

7 .6 0

and
under
2 .4 0

ALL

$
2 .4 C

4 .8 0

5 .0 0

5 .2 0

5 .4 0

5 .6 0

5 .8 0

WORKERS

TRUCKORIVERS -----------------------------------------------M A NUF AC TUR ING -------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING----------------- — -----------

1 .0 8 5
167
918

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

$
7 .2 0
6 .0 5

$
6 .7 2 5 .6 1 -

$
7 .2 4
6 .4 9

-

-

1

-

3

1

-

-

-

-

1

1
1

-

-

7 .2 0

7 .2 0 -

7 .2 4

*

*

1

*

3

1

*

-

*

-

1

-

-

-

1

-

-

-

-

-

1

-

-

2
2

4
4
3

2
2
2

1
1
1

1
1
1

-

3
3
3

-

2
2
2

1
1
1

4
4
3

2
2
1

1
1
1

3
3
3

1
1
1

47
40
7

39
27
12

64
60

10
3
7

16
10

7
3

14
3

6

4

TRUCKORIVERS * LIGHT T R U C K ---------------

60

6 .2 0

6 .4 9

6 .0 3 -

6 .7 3

-

-

1

-

2

RECEIVING CLERKS --------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING-------- -------- --------------RETAIL TRADE — — — — — —

74
61
55

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

5 .5 2
5 .4 7
5 .4 7

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

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

•

-

•

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

1
1
1

8
8
8

S H l P f I N G AND RECEIVING CLERKS ---------NONMANUFACTURING ----------------- --------------RETAIL TRADE -------------------------------------

71
65
60

5 .9 6
5 .9 1
5 .9 4

6 .7 9
6 .7 9
6 .7 9

4 .8 2 4 .8 2 4 .8 2 -

6 .7 9
6 .7 9
6 .7 9

•

.

-

-

-

-

2
2
2

1
1
1

1
1
1

-

*

2
2
2

-

-

WAREHOUSEMEN -----------------------------------------------MANUFACTURING --------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING --------------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S ----------------- — -----RETAIL TRADE -------------------------------------

562
248
314
108
190

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

5 .6 6
4 .2 5

-

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

-

-

.

6

7

-

-

-

6
-

4

-

2
-

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

4
4
5
6
5

-

2

6

1
3

1
5

-

-

-

2

3

-

4

-

5

12

4

6

6

ORDER FIL LE RS ---------------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ----------------- ---------------

901
646

6 .2 3
6 .5 2

6 .7 5
6 .7 5

5 .7 6 6 .7 5 -

6 .7 5
6 .7 8

•

-

-

-

4

14

15

-

*

4

4

10

10

4
4

4

-

3
2

11

-

8
8

MATERIAL HANDLING LABORERS ------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------------RETAIL TRADE ---------------------------

427
339
197

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

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

3 .8 5 -

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

23
23
23

29
29
29

6
6
6

12
12
12

11

3 .1 0 2 .6 3 -

20
20
20

2
2
2

3
3
3

5
5
5

3
3
3

2
2
2

FORKLIFT OPERATORS ---------- -------- —
MANUFAC TUR ING ----------------------- ----NONMANUFACTURING ----------------------

379
242

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

5 .6 5 5 .4 7 6 .7 9 -

6 .8 5
7 .1 2
6 .8 5

-

-

-

34
-

-

-

-

137

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

*

“

*

*

*

*

200

5 .6 1

5 .7 3

5 .6 0 -

5 .7 3

-

-

1

-

1

-

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

.2
.0
.3
.4
.0

5
7
3
7
6

-

-

11

11

-

-

*

-

-

*

-

1

2

1

-

6
1
47

-

-

-

33
33

12
12

93
63
30

699
-

-

40
86

76
-

-

35
14
21

126

-

76

699

-

-

2

3

-

6

44

-

-

-

5
5
5

-

4
4

23
23
23

7
•
-

8
7
7

•

2

3

-

-

4
4

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

•

-

3
1

-

-

-

-

48
44
42

-

-

58
-

54
48

82
-

34
-

27
-

58

6

82

34
34

27
27

-

-

6

11

1

40
27
13

4

11

24

1

12

58

3

35

-

-

•

6

178

•

4

*

-

*

3
3

470
470

105
105

•

-

56
“

-

2

20
20

-

6
6
6

4
4

20
20
18

34
8
a

31
28
28

50
3

2
2

13
4

-

124
124

-

4

27
24
17

-

-

-

-

-

-

•

4

38
13
25

-

1

•

-

-

108
108

5
5

*

1

*

-

*

4
1
3

62

135
65
70

•

*

21
20
1

62

34

9
9

-

-

39

3

115

37

1

-

37

-

-

7

-

-

*

-

GUARDS!
m anufacturing

JANITORS. PORTERS. AND CLEANERS
MANUFACTURING ----------------------- ------NONMANUFACTUR1NG -----------------------R ETAI L TRADE ------------ -------- -------

198

5 .6 3

5 .7 3

5 .6 0 -

5 .7 3

-

886
328
558
363

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

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

3
4
2
2

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

15

.3
.7
.8
.7

1
0
9
5

-

-

15
14

-

-

-

-

1

-

62

47

56

31

17
3
14
9

20

-

-

-

-

62
48

47
31

56
27

31
17

See footn otes at end o f ta b les.




16

2

1

-

1

-

8

16

8

13

-

18

8

11

4

1

15

6

3
5
4

6
7

6

-

-

-

-

39

3

115

30
28

53
49

93
28
65
56

50
31
19

189
17
172
121

120
118

10
9

2
2

4
4

2

2

1
1

8
6
2

1

-

-

-

9

4

•

-

-

27
27

9

4

-

-

Table A -6 . Average hourly earnings of m aintenance, toolroom , powerplant, m aterial m ovem ent,
and custodial workers, by sex, in Denver—Boulder, Colo., December 1976
S e x , 3 o c c u p a tio n , and in d u s tr y d iv is io n

M A IN T E N A N C E , T O O LR O O M ,
P O W E R P L A N T O C C U P A T IO N S

Number
of
workers

A v e rage
(mean2 )
hourly
earnings4

AND

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

M A T E R IA L m o v e m e n t a n d c u s t o d i a
O C C U P A T IO N S - MEN— C O N T IN U E D

- MEN
72

A v e ra ge
[m ean 2 )
hourly
earnings4

Number
of
woikers

A verage
(m ean 2 )
hourly
earnings4

M A T E R IA L M OVEMENT AND C U S T O D IA L
O C C U P A T IO N S - MEN— C O N T IN U E D

l

$

6.45

363

06

54

1*329

7 .73
1K U L M J K 1 Vfc,Ko 9 n t u l U K

IKUL*ft

----

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

n t 1AA L

6 64

r U K A L ir

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

5.62

1n A U u
A

1

5.57

1,20 0

7 .15

57

N O N H A M U rA L T U K lW o

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

$

1

p l r.„^P
>

M A IN 1

Number
of
woikers

1l i J
/,

"" ■ ■■ ■■■■

n A U l i i N l b 1b

223
M A IN T E N A N C E

M E C H A N IC S

(M A C H IN E R Y )

-

708

KL 1A
.
6.71

I L

1K A U L

T R U C K D R IV E R S ,

*

H EAVY

552

B

TRUCK

139
M A IN T E N A N C E

1R U | U K

V L "

fcJj

636

M E C H A N IC S

i v,LL j )
.
rUTnt™

11lAN V1 ILL",
IX
JaNI

T O K ii

»OKI LH av

AMD

J.9Q

L L L A fitK i

2*223
145
140

M A C H IN E -T O O L

O P tR A T O R S

(T O O L R O O M )

-

211
211

84

5.90
5.93
6.54
6.54

H L 1AIL

1H A U L

"■■■

156
4.^0

S T A T IO N A R Y

E N G IN E E R S

n r—

312
186

6.80
6 .8 8

-

1*702
M A T E R IA L MOVEMENT AND C U S T O D IA L
O C C U P A T IO N S - MEN

7*2
217

HL 1 A I L

1H A U L

S e e fo o tn o te s




—

1 ,932
639

J A N I T O R S , P O R T E R S , AND
N O N M A N U F A C T U R IN G t

5.83

1,22 0

at end o f t a b le s .

17

5.39

CLEANERS:




Table A -6 a . Average hourly earnings of m aintenance, toolroom ,
pow erplant, m aterial m ovem ent, and custodial w orkers, by s e x large establishm ents in Denver—Boulder, Colo., Decem ber 1976
Sex,

3

Number
of
workers

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

A v e rage
(m e a n 2 )
hourly
earnings4

Number
of
workers

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

M A IN T E N A N C E , t o o l r o o m , AND
POVi E R P L A N T O C C U P A T IO N S - MEN

m a t e r ia l

movem ent

O C C U P A T IO N S

-

and

c u s t o d ia l

MEN— C O N T IN U E D

$

$
M AINTl NANvu

v A H r t N 1L K j

321

M E C H A N IC S

(M A C H I N E R Y )

M A N U r A v 1U K i tYU

* "

" "

*"

™ *

""

-

m

7 .2 5

253
179
M A IN T E N A N C E

A v e rage
(m e a n 2 )
hourly
earnings 4

m
m

6.86

484
454

N t 1A I L

1K A U L

w

1“ " "

i"

"

6 .8 1
183

5 .5 3

6 .9 7

"

30 J
l H U 1U K

V L n i L L t Of

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

M A i N 1 u i t AI’I v C
.

1H A U L J

— —

—

— —

7 .5 7

—

1I L L ' L H j
1J j

M A C H IN E -T O O L

O PERATORS

(T O O L R O O M )

-

96

6 .9 7

GUARDS

AND

W ATC H M E N :

GUARDS»

253

766

6 .6 3

4 .5 3

M A T E R IA L MOVEM ENT AND C U S T O D IA L
O C C U P A T IO N S - MEN
M A T E R IA L M OVEMENT
O C C U P A T IO N S

1H U U S U K i V b K j |

K t 1A I L

LX w n 1

1K A U u

1K U C "

AND C U S T O D IA L
WOMEN

-

5 .1 0

“

*

4 .1 6

m

See footn otes at end o f ta b les.

18

Table A-7. Percent increases in average hourly earnings for selected
occupational groups, adjusted for em ploym ent shifts.
in D enver—Boulder, Colo., for selected periods
D e c e m b e r 1972
to
D e c e m b e r 1973

In d u s try and o c c u p a tio n a l g ro u p
(m e n and w o m e n c o m b in e d )

A l l in d u s t r ie s :
________________
O ffic e c l e r i c a l __ __ _ _ ______ ___ . . .
E le c t r o n ic d ata p r o c e s s i n g _______ ______ _ ______ _
In d u s t r ia l n u r s e s __________ _____ ____________ _ _ _
S k ille d m a in te n a n c e t r a d e s * * ___________ ______ ______
U n s k ille d p la n t w o r k e r s * * ___________________ ____ __

D e c e m b e r 1974
to
D e c e m b e r 1975

D e c e m b e r 1975
to
D e c e m b e r 1976

7.2

10.5

9.0

*

11.0

6.6

7.0
6.5

7.5
7 .6

10.4
9.2
10.9

7.8
8.7

8.0
8.0

6.7

6.6

M a n u fa c tu r in g :
O ffic e c l e r i c a l ,
.
. ,
E le c t r o n ic d ata p r o c e s s i n g ____________________________
_ ______ ____ _ . _ ____ _ _ . _____
In d u s tr ia l n u r s e s _____
S k ille d m a in te n a n c e t r a d e s * * ...................... .........
U n s k ille d p la n t w o r k e r s * * _____ _______ __________ _ ' .

8.6

9.2

11.2

9.2

6.0

12.2

6.5
7.8

5.8
8.9

12.6

7.4
*

10.3

8.8

11.1

6.4
***

***

***

***

***

10.5

9.5

9.2

6.8

***

❖

N o n m a n u fa c tu rin g :
O ffic e c l e r i c a l , . __________________ ______ _ __ _ _ ___
E le c t r o n ic d ata p r o c e s s i n g _______ ___________________
In d u s t r ia l n u r s e s _________________________________________
S k ille d m a in te n a n c e t r a d e s * * ________________________
_
, ________________
U n s k ille d p la n t w o r k e r s * * ___ _

*
**
***

D e c e m b e r 1973
to
D e c e m b e r 1974

9.3

8.2
7.6

D ata not a v a ila b le .
P e r c e n t in c r e a s e s f o r p e r io d s e n d in g p r i o r to
D ata do not m e e t p u b lic a tio n c r i t e r i a .

8.7

8.1

6.2

9.4

7.1
5.9

1976 r e la t e to m e n o n ly .

Footnotes
1 S tan d ard h o u rs r e f l e c t th e w o r k w e e k f o r w h ic h e m p lo y e e s
to th e s e w e e k ly h o u rs .

r e c e iv e

t h e ir

r e g u la r

s t r a ig h t - t im e

s a la r ie s

2

and

(e x c lu s iv e

o f pay fo r o v e r tim e

at r e g u la r

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

r a te s ),

and th e e a r n in g s

corresp on d

T h e m e a n i s c o m p u te d f o r e a c h jo b b y t o ta lin g the e a r n in g s o f a ll w o r k e r s and d iv id in g b y th e n u m b e r o f w o r k e r s .
T h e m e d ia n d e s ig n a t e s p o s itio n — h a lf o f th e e m p lo y e e s s u r v e y e d r e c e i v e m o r e
h a lf r e c e i v e l e s s than the r a te sh ow n .
T h e m id d le r a n g e is d e fin e d b y 2 r a t e s o f p a y ; a fo u r th o f th e w o r k e r s e a r n l e s s than th e lo w e r o f t h e s e r a t e s and a fo u r th e a r n m o r e th an th e h ig h e r ra te .
E a r n in g s d a ta r e la t e o n ly to w o r k e r s w h o s e s e x id e n t ific a t io n w a s p r o v id e d by th e e s ta b lis h m e n t.
4 E x c lu d e s p r e m iu m p a y f o r o v e r t i m e and fo r w o r k on w e e k e n d s , h o lid a y s , and la te s h ifts .




19




Appendix A
A r e a w a g e and r e l a t e d b e n e fits data a r e obta ined by p e r s o n a l v i s i t s
o f B u re a u f i e l d r e p r e s e n t a t i v e s at 3 - y e a r i n t e r v a l s . 1 In each o f the i n t e r ­
v e n in g y e a r s , i n f o r m a t i o n on e m p l o y m e n t and oc c u p a tio n a l e a r n in g s is c o l ­
l e c t e d by a c o m b in a tio n o f p e r s o n a l v i s i t , m a i l q u e s ti o n n a i r e , and tele p hon e
i n t e r v i e w f r o m e s t a b l i s h m e n t s p a r t i c i p a t i n g in the p r e v i o u s s u r v e y .
In e a c h o f the 84 1 a r e a s c u r r e n t l y s u r v e y e d , data a r e ob ta ined f r o m
2
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 with in s ix b ro a d in d u s tr y d i v i s i o n s :
M a n u fa c ­
tu 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 tio n , and ot h e r p ublic u t i l i t i e s ; w h o l e s a l e
tr a d e ; r e t a i l t r a d e ; fin a n c e , in s u r a n c e , and r e a l e s ta te ; and s e r v i c e s .
M ajor
in d u s tr y g ro u p s e x c lu d e d f r o m t h e s e studies a r e g o v e r n m e n t o p e r a t i o n s and
the c on s t ru c tio n and e x t r a c t i v e i n d u s tr i e s .
E s ta b l i s h m e n ts ha vin g f e w e r than
a p r e s c r i b e d n u m b e r o f w o r k e r s a r e o m itte d b e ca use o f i n s u f f i c i e n t e m p l o y ­
m en t in the o c c u p a tio n s studied.
Se p a r a te ta bula tions a r e p r o v i d e d f o r each
o f the b ro a d i n d u s tr y d i v i s i o n s which m e e t p u b lic ation c r i t e r i a .
T h e s e s u r v e y s a r e con du cted on a s a m p le b a s is .
T h e s am pli n g
p r o c e d u r e s i n v o l v e d e ta ile d s t r a t i f i c a t i o n o f a l l e s ta b l i s h m e n ts with in the
scope o f an in d iv id u a l a r e a s u r v e y by in d u s tr y and n u m b er o f e m p l o y e e s .
F r o m th is s t r a t i f i e d u n i v e r s e a p r o b a b i l i t y s a m p le i s s e l e c t e d , with each
e s ta b lis h m e n t having a p r e d e t e r m i n e d chance o f s e l e c t i o n . T o obtain op tim um
a c c u r a c y at m i n i m u m c o s t, a g r e a t e r p r o p o r t i o n o f l a r g e than s m a l l e s t a b ­
l i s h m e n ts is
selected.
When data a r e c o m b in e d , each e s ta b l i s h m e n t is
w e ig h te d a c c o r d i n g to its p r o b a b i l i t y of s e l e c t i o n , so that unbiased e s t i m a t e s
a re generated.
F o r e x a m p l e , i f one out o f fo u r e s ta b l i s h m e n ts is s e l e c t e d ,
it is g iv e n a w e i g h t o f f o u r to r e p r e s e n t i t s e l f plus t h r e e o t h e r s .
A n a lte r n a t e
o f the s am e o r i g i n a l p r o b a b i l i t y is cho se n in the s am e i n d u s t r y - s i z e c l a s s i ­
fi c a t i o n i f data a r e not a v a i l a b l e f r o m the o r i g i n a l s a m p le m e m b e r .
I f no
suitab le substitute i s a v a i l a b l e , ad d itio n al w e i g h t is a s s ig n e d to a s am ple
m e m b e r that is s i m i l a r to the m i s s i n g unit.
O ccup ations and e a r n in g s
O c c up atio n s s e l e c t e d f o r study 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 ­
turing and no nm anu fa cturin g i n d u s t r i e s , and a r e o f the f o l l o w i n g t y p e s :
(1) O f f i c e c l e r i c a l ; (2) p r o f e s s i o n a l and t e c h n ic a l; (3) m ain te n a n c e , t o o l r o o m ,
and p o w e r p la n t; and (4) m a t e r i a l m o v e m e n t and c u s tod ial.
O c c u p ation al
c l a s s i f i c a t i o n i s b as e d on a u n ifo rm set o f j o b d e s c r i p t i o n s d e s ig n e d to take
account 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 duties within the s am e j o b .
Occu­
pations s e l e c t e d f o r study a r e li s te d and d e s c r i b e d in appendix B.
Un le ss
o t h e r w i s e in d ic a te d , the e a r n i n g s data f o llo w in g the job t i t l e s a r e f o r a l l
in d u s tr i e s c o m b in e d .
E a r n i n g s data f o r som e o f the occup ations li s t e d and
1 Personal visits were on a 2-year cy cle before July 1972.
2 Included in the 84 areas are 14 studies conducted by the Bureau under contract.
These areas are
Akron, Ohio; Austin, T e x .; Binghamton, N. Y . — a .; Birmingham, A la .; Fort Lauderdale—
P
Hollywood and West
Palm Beach—
Boca Raton, F la .; Lexington—
Fayette, K y . ; Melbourne— itu sville—Cocoa, F la .; Norfolk—Virginia
T
Beach—
Portsmouth and Newport News—
Hampton, Va. —N. C . ; Poughkeepsie—Kingston-Newburgh, N. Y . ; Raleigh—
Durham, N. C . ; Stamford, Conn.; Syracuse, N . Y . ; U tica—Rom e, N . Y . ; and Westchester County, N .Y .
In
addition, the Bureau conducts more lim ited area studies in approximately 100 areas at the request o f the
Employment Standards Administration of the U. S. Department o f Labor.




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d e s c r i b e d , o r f o r s om e i n d u s tr y d i v i s i o n s within the scop e o f the s u r v e y , a r e
not p r e s e n t e d in the A - s e r i e s t a b l e s , b e ca u s e e i t h e r (1) e m p l o y m e n t in the
occup ation is too s m a l l to p r o v i d e enough data to m e r i t p re s e n ta tio n , o r
(2) t h e r e is p o s s i b i l i t y o f d i s c l o s u r e o f i n d iv id u a l e s ta b lis h m e n t data.
Sepa­
r a te m e n ' s and w o m e n ' s e a r n i n g s data a r e not p r e s e n t e d when the nu m b e r o f
w o r k e r s not i d e n t i f i e d by s e x is 20 p e r c e n t o r m o r e o f the m e n o r w o m e n
i d e n t i f i e d in an occup ation.
E a r n i n g s data not shown s e p a r a t e l y f o r in d u s try
d i v i s i o n s a r e in c lu d e d in data f o r a l l i n d u s tr ie s com bined.
L ik ew ise,
data a r e in clud ed in the o v e r a l l c l a s s i f i c a t i o n when a s u b c la s s if ic a tio n o f
e l e c t r o n i c s t e c h n i c i a n s , s e c r e t a r i e s , o r t r u c k d r i v e r s is not shown o r i n f o r ­
m a t i o n to s u b c l a s s i f y is not a v a i l a b l e .
O c c u p a tio n a l e m p l o y m e n t and e a r n i n g s data a r e shown f o r f u l l - t i m e
w o r k e r s , i . e . , th o s e h i r e d to w o r k a r e g u l a r w e e k l y schedule.
E a r n in g s data
e x c lu d e p r e m i u m p ay f o r o v e r t i m e and f o r w o r k on w e e k e n d s , h o lid a y s , and
late shifts . N onp rod u c tio n bonuses a r e e x c lu d e d , but c o s t - o f - l i v i n g a l lo w a n c e s
and i n c e n t i v e bonuses a r e in clud ed .
W e e k l y ho ur s f o r o f f i c e c l e r i c a l and
p r o f e s s i o n a l and te c h n i c a l o ccup atio ns r e f e r to the standard w o r k w e e k
(roun ded to the n e a r e s t h a lf hour) f o r wh ich e m p l o y e e s r e c e i v e r e g u l a r
s t r a i g h t - t i m e s a l a r i e s ( e x c l u s i v e o f p ay f o r o v e r t i m e at r e g u l a r and/or
p rem iu m rates).
A v e r a g e w e e k l y e a r n in g s f o r th es e occupations a r e rounded
to the n e a r e s t h a lf d o l l a r .
T h e s e s u r v e y s m e a s u r e the l e v e l o f oc c u p atio n al e a r n in g s in an a r e a
at a p a r t i c u l a r t i m e .
C o m p a r i s o n s o f in d iv id u a l oc c u p atio n al a v e r a g e s o v e r
t i m e m a y not r e f l e c t e x p e c t e d w a g e c han ges. T h e a v e r a g e s f o r in d iv id u a l job s
a r e a f f e c t e d by c han ges in w a g e s and e m p l o y m e n t p a tte r n s .
F o r exam ple,
p r o p o r t i o n s o f w o r k e r s e m p l o y e d by h ig h - o r l o w - w a g e f i r m s m a y chan ge, o r
h i g h - w a g e w o r k e r s m a y advance to b e t t e r jo b s and be r e p l a c e d by new
w o r k e r s at l o w e r r a t e s .
Such shifts in e m p l o y m e n t could d e c r e a s e an o c c u ­
p a tio n a l a v e r a g e e v e n though m o s t e s ta b l i s h m e n ts in an a r e a in c re a'se w a g e s
durin g the y e a r .
Chan ges in e a r n i n g s o f o c c u p a tio n a l g r o u p s , shown in ta b le
A - 7 , a r e b e t t e r i n d i c a t o r s o f w a g e t r e n d s than a r e e a r n in g s c han ges f o r
i n d iv id u a l jo b s within the g ro u p s .
A v e r a g e earnings r e fle c t com p osite, areaw ide estim a tes.
I n d u s tr ie s
and e s ta b l i s h m e n ts d i f f e r in pay l e v e l and jo b s taffin g , and thus c on trib u te
d i f f e r e n t l y to the e s t i m a t e s f o r each job .
P a y a v e r a g e s m a y f a i l to r e f l e c t
a c c u r a t e l y the w a g e d i f f e r e n t i a l am on g jo b s in in d iv id u a l e s ta b l i s h m e n ts .
A v e r a g e pay l e v e l s f o r m e n and w o m e n in s e l e c t e d occup ations should
not be a s s u m e d to r e f l e c t d i f f e r e n c e s in pay o f the s e x e s within ind iv id u al
establishm en ts.
F a c t o r s w h ic h m a y con trib ute to d i f f e r e n c e s in clude p r o ­
g r e s s i o n with in e s ta b l i s h e d r a te r a n g e s (o n l y the r a t e s paid incum bents a r e
c o l l e c t e d ) and p e r f o r m a n c e o f s p e c i f i c duties within the g e n e r a l s u r v e y job
d escrip tion s.
Job d e s c r i p t i o n s used to c l a s s i f y e m p l o y e e s in th es e s u r v e y s
u s u ally a r e m o r e g e n e r a l i z e d than th os e used in ind ivid ual e s ta b lis h m e n ts
and a l l o w f o r m i n o r d i f f e r e n c e s am on g e s ta b l i s h m e n ts in s p e c i f i c duties
p erform ed .

O c c u p a tio n a l e m p lo y m e n t e s tim a te s r e p r e s e n t the to ta l in a ll e s ta b ­
lis h m e n ts w ith in the s cop e o f the study and not the n u m b er a c tu a lly s u rv e y e d .
B ec a u se o c c u p a tio n a l s tr u c tu r e s am on g e s ta b lis h m e n ts d if fe r , e s tim a te s o f
o c c u p a tio n a l e m p lo y m e n t ob ta in ed fr o m the s a m p le o f e s ta b lis h m e n ts studied
s e r v e on ly to in d ic a te th e r e la t iv e im p o rta n c e o f the jo b s stu died.
These
d iffe r e n c e s in o c c u p a tio n a l s tru c tu re do not a ffe c t m a t e r ia lly the a c c u r a c y o f
the e a r n in g s data.

W a ge tr e n d s fo r s e le c te d o c c u p a tio n a l g rou p s

T h e p e rc e n t in c r e a s e s p re s e n te d in ta b le A - 7 a r e b ased on ch an ges
in a v e r a g e h o u rly e a r n in g s f o r e s ta b lis h m e n ts r e p o r tin g the tre n d jo b s in both
the c u r r e n t and p re v io u s y e a r (m a tc h e d e s ta b lis h m e n ts ).
T h e data a re
a d ju sted to r e m o v e the e ffe c t s on a v e r a g e e a r n in g s o f e m p lo y m e n t sh ifts
am on g e s ta b lis h m e n ts and tu r n o v e r o f e s ta b lis h m e n ts in clu d ed in s u r v e y
s a m p le s .
T h e p e r c e n t in c r e a s e s , h o w e v e r , a r e s t ill a ffe c te d by fa c to r s
o th e r than w a g e in c r e a s e s .
H ir in g , la y o ffs , and tu r n o v e r m a y a ffe c t an
e s ta b lis h m e n t a v e r a g e f o r an occu p a tio n w hen w o r k e r s a r e paid under p lans
p r o v id in g a ra n g e o f w a g e r a te s f o r in d iv id u a l jo b s .
In p e rio d s o f in c r e a s e d
h ir in g , f o r e x a m p le , n ew e m p lo y e e s e n te r at the b ottom o f the ra n g e ,
d e p r e s s in g the a v e r a g e w ith ou t a change in w a g e r a te s .

E le c t r o n ic data p r o c e s s in g
(m en and w o m e n ):

S k ille d m a in te n a n c e (m en
and w o m e n ):

C o m p u te r s y s te m s
a n a ly s ts , c la s s e s
A , B , and C
C o m p u te r p r o g r a m m e r s ,
c la s s e s A , B , and C
C o m p u te r o p e r a t o r s ,
c la s s e s A , B , and C

C a r p e n te r s
E le c t r ic ia n s
P a in t e r s
M a c h in is ts
M e c h a n ic s (m a c h in e r y )
M e c h a n ic s (m o to r v e h ic le )
P ip e fitte r s
T o o l and d ie m a k e r s

In d u s tr ia l n u rs e s (m en and
w o m e n ):
R e g is t e r e d in d u s tr ia l
n u rs e s
P e r c e n t c h an ges f o r indiv:
as fo llo w s :

U n s k ille d plant (m en and
w o m e n ):
J a n ito r s , p o r t e r s , and
c le a n e r s
M a t e r ia l hand ling la b o r e r s
a r e a s in th e p r o g r a m

a re com p u ted

O ccu p ation s used to com p u te w a g e tr e n d s a r e :

O ffic e c l e r i c a l (m en and
w o m e n ):

O ffic e c l e r i c a l (m en and
w o m e n )----C ontinued

S e c r e t a r ie s
S te n o g ra p h e rs , g e n e r a l
S te n o g ra p h e rs , s e n io r
T y p is t s , c la s s e s
A and B
F i l e c le r k s , c la s s e s A ,
B , and C
M essen g ers
S w itch b oa rd o p e r a t o r s ,
c la s s e s A and B

O r d e r c le r k s
A c c o u n tin g c le r k s ,
c la s s e s A and B
B o o k k e e p in g -m a c h in e
o p e r a t o r s , c la s s B
P a y r o l l c le r k s
K eyp u n ch o p e r a to r s ,
c la s s e s A and B
T a b u la tin g -m a c h in e
o p e r a t o r s , c la s s B




E ach occu p a tio n is a s s ig n e d a w e ig h t b a s e d on its p r o ­
p o r tio n a te e m p lo y m e n t in the o c c u p a tio n a l g ro u p in the
b a se y e a r .

2.
T h e p e r c e n t ch an ges r e la te to w a g e ch an ges b etw een the in d ic a te d
d a te s .
W hen the tim e span b e tw e e n s u r v e y s is o th e r than 12 m on th s, annual
r a te s a r e shown.
(It is assu m ed that w a g e s in c r e a s e at a con stan t ra te
b e tw e e n s u r v e y s .)

1.

T h e s e w e ig h ts a r e used to com p u te g ro u p a v e r a g e s .
E ach o c c u p a tio n 's a v e r a g e (m ea n ) e a r n in g s is m u ltip lie d
by its w e ig h t.
T h e p ro d u c ts a r e to ta le d to obtain a
g ro u p a v e r a g e .

3.

T h e r a tio o f g ro u p a v e r a g e s f o r 2 c o n s e c u tiv e y e a r s is
com p u ted by d iv id in g the a v e r a g e f o r the c u r r e n t y e a r
by th e a v e r a g e fo r th e e a r l i e r y e a r .
T h e r e s u lt—
e x p r e s s e d as a p e rc e n t— le s s 100 is the p e r c e n t change.

F o r a m o r e d e ta ile d d e s c r ip tio n o f the m eth od u sed to com p u te th es e
w a g e tr e n d s , s e e " Im p r o v in g A r e a W a ge S u rv e y In d e x e s , " M on th ly L a b o r
R e v ie w , Jan u ary 1973, pp. 52-57.
E s ta b lis h m e n t p r a c t ic e s and s u p p le m e n ta ry w a g e p r o v is io n s
T a b u la tio n s on s e le c te d e s ta b lis h m e n t p r a c t ic e s and su p p lem e n ta ry
w a g e p r o v is io n s ( B - s e r i e s ta b le s ) a r e not p re s e n te d in th is b u lle tin . I n f o r ­
m a tio n fo r th es e ta b u la tio n s is c o lle c te d at 3 - y e a r in t e r v a ls . 1 T h e s e tab u ­
la tio n s on m in im u m e n tra n c e s a la r ie s fo r in e x p e r ie n c e d o ffic e w o r k e r s ; sh ift
d iffe r e n t ia ls ; sch ed u led w e e k ly h ou rs and d a y s; p aid h o lid a y s ; paid v a c a tio n s ;
and h ealth , in s u r a n c e , and p e n s io n p lans a r e p re s e n te d (in the B - s e r i e s ta b le s )
in p r e v io u s b u lle tin s f o r th is a r e a .
Personal visits were on a 2-year cy cle before July 1972.

Appendix table 1. Establishments and workers w ithin scope of survey and number studied
in Denver—Boulder, C o lo.,1 December 1976
In d u s tr y d iv is io n 1
2

ALL ESTABLISHMENTS
ALL D I V IS I O N S

M in im u m
e m p lo y m e n t
in e s t a b lis h ­
m e n ts in s c o p e
o f stu dy

W o r k e r s in e s ta b lis h m e n ts
W ith in s c o p e o f stu d y 4

W ith in s c o p e
o f stu dy 3

S tu d ied

S tu d ied
N u m ber

P ercen t

•

202

2 3 8 ,1 7 1

100

265
810

57
145

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

32

4 5 ,6 5 2
8 3 ,8 3 8

50
50
50
50
50

80
149
261

25
23
39

3 6 ,4 6 1

15

2 9 ,7 2 8
4 ,8 5 2

1A0
180

21
37

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

64

57

500

23
41

19
38

11

1
1

3
14
4
9

3
13
4
7

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MANUFACTURING ---------------------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING --------------------------------------------TRANSPORTATION, COMMUNICATION, AND
OTHER PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S 5 -----------------------WHOLESALE TRADE6 ----------------------------------------7
RETAIL TRADE
-----------------------------------------------FINA NCE, INSURANCE, AND REAL ESTATE6
S E R V IC E S 6 7
---------------------------------------------------------

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

1 ,0 7 5
50

*

68
8
23

1 2 9 .4 9 0

10
12

3 1 ,9 3 0
7 ,9 9 5
9 ,3 3 3

1 0 8 ,6 0 6

100

1 0 3 ,2 5 4

4 2 ,0 5 4
6 6 ,5 5 2

39

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

24

LARGE ESTABLISHMENTS
ALL D I V IS IO N S

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

MANUFACTURING ---------------------------------- — ------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------------------------------------TRANSPORTATION, COMMUNICATION, AND
OTHER PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S 5 -----------------------WHOLESALE TRADE6 ----------------------------------------RETAIL TRADE
-----------------------------------------------FIN ANCE, INSURANCE, AND REAL ES TAT E6
S E R VI C ES 6 7
---------------------------------------------------------

*
500
500
500
500
500

61

2
26
4
5

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

1 T h e D e n v e r - B o u ld e r S ta n d a rd M e t r o p o lit a n S t a t is t ic a l A r e a , as d e fin e d b y the O f f ic e o f M a n a g e m e n t and B u d g e t th ro u g h F e b r u a r y 1974, c o n s is ts o f A d a m s ,
A r a p a h o e , B o u ld e r , D e n v e r , D o u g la s , G ilp in , and J e f f e r s o n C o u n tie s . T h e " w o r k e r s w ith in s c o p e o f s tu d y " e s t im a t e s sh ow n in th is ta b le p r o v id e a r e a s o n a b ly a c c u ra te
d e s c r ip t io n o f the s i z e and c o m p o s itio n o f th e la b o r f o r c e in c lu d e d in the s u r v e y . E s t im a t e s a r e not in te n d e d , h o w e v e r , f o r c o m p a r is o n w ith o th e r e m p lo y m e n t in d e x e s
to m e a s u r e e m p lo y m e n t tr e n d s o r l e v e l s s in 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 ir e s e s t a b lis h m e n t d a ta c o m p ile d c o n s id e r a b ly in a d v a n c e o f the p a y r o ll p e r io d stu d ied ,
and (2 ) s m a ll e s ta b lis h m e n ts a r e e x c lu d e d fr o m the s c o p e o f the s u r v e y .
T h e 1967 e d itio n o f the S ta n d a rd In d u s t r ia l C la s s if ic a t io n M a n u a l w a s u sed in c l a s s if y in g e s ta b lis h m e n ts b y in d u s tr y d iv is io n .
3 In c lu d e s a ll e s ta b lis h m e n ts w ith to t a l e m p lo y m e n t at o r a b o v e the m in im u m lim it a t io n .
A l l o u tle ts (w ith in the a r e a ) o f c o m p a n ie s in in d u s tr ie s such as t r a d e ,
fin a n c e , auto r e p a i r s e r v i c e , and m o tio n p ic t u r e th e a te r s a r e c o n s id e r e d as 1 e s ta b lis h m e n t.
4 In c lu d e s a ll w o r k e r s in a ll e s ta b lis h m e n ts w ith t o ta l e m p lo y m e n t (w ith in the a r e a ) at o r a b o v e the m in im u m lim it a t io n .
5 A b b r e v ia t e d to "p u b lic u t i l i t i e s " in the A - s e r i e s ta b le s .
T a x ic a b s and s e r v i c e s in c id e n ta l to w a t e r t r a n s p o r ta tio n a r e e x c lu d e d .
6 T h is d iv is io n is r e p r e s e n t e d in e s t im a t e s f o r " a l l in d u s t r ie s " and "n o n m a n u fa c tu r in g " in th e A - s e r i e s ta b le s .
S e p a r a te p r e s e n t a t io n o f d a ta is not m a d e f o r
on e o r m o r e o f th e f o llo w in g r e a s o n s : (1 ) E m p lo y m e n t is to o s m a ll to p r o v id e enough d a ta to m e r i t s e p a r a t e stu d y, (2 ) the s a m p le w a s not d e s ig n e d i n it ia lly to p e r m it
s e p a r a t e p r e s e n ta tio n , (3 ) r e s p o n s e w a s in s u ffic ie n t o r in a d e q u a te to p e r m i t s e p a r a t e p r e s e n ta tio n , and (4 ) t h e r e is p o s s i b i l i t y o f d i s c lo s u r e o f in d iv id u a l e s ta b lis h m e n t d a ta .
7 H o t e ls and m o t e ls ; la u n d r ie s and o t h e r p e r s o n a l s e r v i c e s ; b u s in e s s s e r v i c e s ; a u to m o b ile r e p a i r , r e n t a l, and p a r k in g ; m o t io n p ic t u r e s ; n o n p r o fit m e m b e r s h ip
o r g a n iz a t io n s (e x c lu d in g r e lig io u s and c h a r it a b le o r g a n iz a t io n s ); and e n g in e e r in g and a r c h it e c t u r a l s e r v i c e s .




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Appendix B.

Occupational Descriptions

T h e p r im a r y p u rp o s e o f p r e p a r in g jo b d e s c r ip tio n s f o r the B u re a u 's w a g e s u r v e y s is to a s s is t
its f ie ld s ta ff in c la s s ify in g into a p p ro p ria te occu p a tio n s w o r k e r s who a r e e m p lo y e d under a v a r i e t y o f
p a y r o ll t it le s and d iffe r e n t w o rk a r ra n g e m e n ts f r o m e s ta b lis h m e n t to e s ta b lis h m e n t and f r o m a r e a to
area.
T h is p e r m its th e g ro u p in g o f o c c u p a tio n a l w a g e r a te s r e p r e s e n tin g c o m p a ra b le jo b con ten t.
B ec a u se o f th is e m p h a s is on in te r e s ta b lis h m e n t and in t e r a r e a c o m p a r a b ilit y o f o c c u p a tio n a l c on ten t, the
B u re a u 's jo b d e s c r ip tio n s m a y d if fe r s ig n ific a n tly fr o m th o s e in use in in d iv id u a l e s ta b lis h m e n ts o r th ose
p re p a r e d f o r o th e r p u rp o s e s .
In ap p lyin g th e s e jo b d e s c r ip tio n s , the B u re a u 's f i e l d e c o n o m is ts a re
in s tru c te d to ex c lu d e w o rk in g s u p e r v is o r s ; a p p re n tic e s ; le a r n e r s ; b e g in n e r s ; tr a in e e s ; and han d icap ped ,
p a r t - t im e , t e m p o r a r y , and p ro b a tio n a r y w o r k e r s .

OFFICE
SECRETARY

S E C R E T A R Y — C ontinued

A s s ig n e d as p e r s o n a l s e c r e t a r y , n o r m a lly to one in d iv id u a l.
M a in ­
ta in s a c lo s e and h ig h ly r e s p o n s iv e r e la tio n s h ip to the d a y -to -d a y w o rk o f the
s u p e r v is o r .
W o rk s f a i r l y in d ep en d en tly r e c e iv in g a m in im u m o f d e ta ile d
s u p e rv is io n and g u id a n ce.
P e r f o r m s v a r ie d c l e r i c a l and s e c r e t a r ia l d u tie s ,
u s u a lly in clu d in g m o s t o f the fo llo w in g :

M a y a ls o p e r fo r m o th e r c l e r i c a l and s e c r e t a r i a l task s o f c o m p a ra b le
n a tu re and d iffic u lt y .
T h e w o rk t y p ic a lly r e q u ir e s k n o w le d g e o f o ffic e rou tin e
and u n d erstan d in g o f the o r g a n iz a tio n , p r o g r a m s , and p ro c e d u r e s r e la te d to
the w o rk o f th e s u p e r v is o r .
E x c lu s io n s

a. R e c e iv e s telep h on e c a lls , p e r s o n a l c a lle r s , and in c o m in g m a il,
a n s w e rs ro u tin e in q u ir ie s , and ro u te s te c h n ic a l in q u ir ie s to th e p r o p e r
p e rs o n s ;
b.
c.
in s tru c te d ;
d.

E s ta b lis h e s ,

m a in ta in s ,

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

M a in ta in s the s u p e r v is o r 's c a le n d a r and m a k es a p p oin tm en ts as
R e la y s m e s s a g e s f r o m

P e rfo r m s




a. P o s itio n s
d e s c r ib e d a b o v e ;
b.

s u p e r v is o r to su b o rd in a te s ;

e . R e v ie w s c o r r e s p o n d e n c e , m e m o ra n d u m s , and r e p o r ts p r e p a r e d by
o th e rs f o r the s u p e r v is o r 's sign a tu re to a s s u re p r o c e d u r a l and ty p o g ra p h ic
accu racy;
f.

N ot a ll p o s itio n s th at a r e t itle d " s e c r e t a r y " p o s s e s s the a b o v e - c h a r ­
a c t e r is t ic s .
E x a m p le s o f p o s itio n s w h ich a r e e x c lu d e d f r o m the d e fin itio n a r e
as fo llo w s :

s te n o g ra p h ic and ty p in g w o rk .

s io n a l,

w h ich

do

not m e e t

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

S te n o g ra p h e rs not fu lly tr a in e d in s e c r e t a r ia l- t y p e d u tie s ;

c . S te n o g ra p h e rs s e r v in g as o f f ic e a s s is ta n ts to a gro u p o f p r o f e s ­
te c h n ic a l, o r m a n a g e r ia l p e rs o n s ;

d. S e c r e t a r y p o s itio n s in w h ich the d u ties a r e e ith e r s u b s ta n tia lly
m o r e rou tin e o r s u b s ta n tia lly m o r e c o m p le x and r e s p o n s ib le than th o s e c h a r ­
a c t e r iz e d in th e d e fin itio n ;

B egin n in g w ith c a le n d a r y e a r 1976 s u r v e y s , the B u re a u has g ro u p ed occ u p a tio n s stu d ied in its
a r e a w a g e s u r v e y s into jo b f a m ilie s in o r d e r to p r e s e n t in fo r m a tio n on r e la te d occ u p a tio n s in s e q u e n c e .
Job f a m ilie s have not b een title d , h o w e v e r , s in c e d oin g so m ig h t h ave added e x tra n eo u s e le m e n ts to the
jo b m a tc h in g p r o c e s s .
T h e B u rea u has a ls o r e v is e d s e v e r a l o c c u p a tio n a l t it le s .
w o rd o r d e r and a r e m o r e d e s c r ip t iv e o f the s u r v e y jo b s .

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T h e t it le s m o r e n e a r ly r e f l e c t usu al

SECRETARY---Continued

SECRETAR Y— Continued
C la s s C

E x c lu s io n s --- C ontinued

e.
A s s is ta n t - ty p e p o s itio n s w h ich in v o lv e m o r e d iffic u lt o r m o r e
1. S e c r e t a r y to an e x e c u tiv e o r m a n a g e r ia l p e rs o n w h ose r e s p o n ­
r e s p o n s ib le te c h n ic a l, a d m in is tr a tiv e , s u p e r v is o r y , o r s p e c ia liz e d c l e r i c a l
s ib ilit y is not e q u iv a le n t to one o f the s p e c ific l e v e l situ a tion s in the d e fin itio n
fo r c la s s B , but w h ose o r g a n iz a tio n a l unit n o r m a lly n u m b e rs at le a s t s e v e r a l
d u ties w h ich a r e not ty p ic a l o f s e c r e t a r ia l w o rk .
d o ze n e m p lo y e e s and is u s u a lly d iv id e d in to o r g a n iz a tio n a l s e gm e n ts w h ich a re
o fte n , in tu rn , fu r th e r s u b d ivid ed .
In som e c o m p a n ie s , th is l e v e l in c lu d e s a
NO TE:
T h e t e r m "c o r p o r a t e o f f ic e r , " u sed in the l e v e l d e fin itio n s
w id e ra n g e o f o r g a n iz a tio n a l e c h e lo n s ; in o th e r s , o n ly one o r tw o; or
fo llo w in g ” r e f e r s to th o s e o f f ic ia ls who have a s ig n ific a n t c o r p o r a te w id 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 com p a n y a c t iv it ie s .
T h e t it le " v ic e
2. S e c r e t a r y to the head o f an in d iv id u a l p lant, fa c to r y , e tc . (o r
o th e r e q u iv a le n t l e v e l o f o f f i c i a l ) that e m p lo y s , in a ll, fe w e r than 5,000
p r e s id e n t, " though n o r m a lly in d ic a tiv e o f th is r o le , does not in a ll c a s e s
id e n tify such p o s itio n s .
V ic e p r e s id e n ts w h ose p r im a r y r e s p o n s ib ilit y is to
p erson s.
a ct p e r s o n a lly on in d iv id u a l c a s e s o r tr a n s a c tio n s (e .g ., a p p ro v e o r deny
in d iv id u a l loan o r c r e d it a c tio n s ; a d m in is te r in d iv id u a l tr u s t accou n ts; d ir e c t ly
C la s s D
s u p e r v is e a c l e r i c a l s ta ff) a r e not c o n s id e r e d to be "c o r p o r a te o f f i c e r s " f o r
1. S e c r e t a r y to the s u p e r v is o r o r head o f a s m a ll o r g a n iz a tio n a l unit
p u rp o s es o f a p p lyin g the fo llo w in g le v e l d e fin itio n s .
(e . g . , f e w e r than about 25 o r 30 p e r s o n s ); c^r
C la s s A
1. S e c r e t a r y to th e c h a irm a n o f the b o a rd o r p r e s id e n t o f a com p an y
that e m p lo y s , in a ll, o v e r 100 but fe w e r than 5 ,0 0 0 p e r s o n s ; o r

2. S e c r e t a r y to a n o n s u p e r v is o r y s t a f f s p e c ia lis t, p r o fe s s io n a l
e m p lo y e e , a d m in is tr a tiv e o f f i c e r , o r a s s is ta n t, s k ille d te c h n icia 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 ig n s te n o g r a p h e r s , r a th e r than s e c r e t a r ie s as
d e s c r ib e d a b o v e , to th is l e v e l o f s u p e r v is o r y o r n o n s u p e rv is o r y w o r k e r .)
STENO G RAPH ER

2. S e c r e t a r y to a c o r p o r a te o f f i c e r (o th e r than the c h a irm a n o f the
b oa rd o r p r e s id e n t) o f a com p an y that e m p lo y s , in a ll, o v e r 5, 000' but fe w e r
than 2 5 ,0 0 0 p e r s o n s ; o r
3. S e c r e t a r y to the h ead, im m e d ia te ly b e lo w the c o r p o r a te o f f ic 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 id ia ry o f a com p an y that e m p lo y s , in a ll,
o v e r 2 5 ,0 0 0 p e r s o n s .

C la s s B

P r im a r y duty is to tak e d ic ta tio n u sin g sh orth an d , and to t r a n s c r ib e
th e d ic ta tio n .
M a y a ls o typ e fr o m w r itte n co p y .
M a y o p e r a te fr o m a s te n o ­
g ra p h ic p o o l.
M a y o c c a s io n a lly tr a n s c r ib e f r o m v o ic e r e c o r d in g s ( i f p r im a r y
duty is t r a n s c r ib in g fr o m r e c o r d in g s , s ee T r a n s c r ib in g - M a c h in e T y p is t ).
N O T E : T h is jo b is d is tin g u is h e d fr o m that o f a s e c r e t a r y in that a
s e c r e t a r y n o r m a lly w o r k s in a c o n fid e n tia l r e la tio n s h ip w ith on ly one m a n a g e r
o r e x e c u tiv e and p e r fo r m s m o r e r e s p o n s ib le and d is c r e t io n a r y tasks as
d e s c r ib e d in the s e c r e t a r y jo b d e fin itio n .

1. S e c r e t a r y to the c h a irm a n o f the b oa rd o r p re s id e n t o f a com p an y
that e m p lo y s , in a ll, fe w e r than 100 p e r s o n s ; o r
2. S e c r e t a r y to a c o r p o r a te o f f i c e r (o th e r than the c h a irm a n o f the
b o a rd o r p r e s id e n t) o f a com p a n y that e m p lo y s , in a ll, o v e r 100 but fe w e r
than 5 ,00 0 p e r s o n s ; o r
3. S e c r e t a r y to the h ead, im m e d ia te ly b e lo w the o f f ic e r le v e l, o v e r
e ith e r a m a jo r c o r p o r a tio n w id e fu n c tio n a l a c t iv it y (e . g . , m a rk e tin g , r e s e a r c h ,
o p e r a tio n s , in d u s tr ia l r e la tio n s , e tc .) o r a m a jo r g e o g r a p h ic o r o r g a n iz a tio 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 rte rs ; a m a jo r d iv is io n ) o f a com p an y that
e m p lo y s , in a ll, o v e r 5,(?00 but f e w e r than 2 5 ,0 0 0 e m p lo y e e s ; o r
4. S e c r e t a r y to the head o f an in d iv id u a l plant, fa c t o r y , e tc . (o r
o th e r e q u iv a le n t l e v e l o f o f f ic ia l) that e m p lo y s , in a ll, o v e r 5,00 0 p e r s o n s ; o r
5. S e c r e t a r y to the head o f a la r g e and im p o rta n t o r g a n iz a tio 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 is o r o f an o r g a n iz a tio n a l s egm en t
o fte n in v o lv in g as m an y as s e v e r a l hundred p e rs o n s ) o r a com p an y that
e m p lo y s , in a ll, o v e r 2 5 ,0 0 0 p e r s o n s .




S ten o g ra p h e r, G e n e r a l

k eep

D ic ta tio n in v o lv e s a n o r m a l ro u tin e v o c a b u la r y .
M a y m ain ta in f i l e s ,
s im p le r e c o r d s , o r p e r fo r m othep: r e l a t i v e l y rou tin e c l e r i c a l ta s k s .
S te n o g ra p h e r, S e n io r

D ic ta tio n in v o lv e s a v a r ie d te c h n ic a l o r s p e c ia liz e d v o c a b u la r y such
as in le g a l b r ie f s o r r e p o r ts on s c ie n t ific r e s e a r c h .
M a y a ls o set up and
m a in ta in f i l e s , k e ep r e c o r d s , e tc .
OR
P e r f o r m s s te n o g ra p h ic d u ties r e q u ir in g s ig n ific a n tly g r e a t e r in d e ­
p end ence and r e s p o n s ib ilit y than s te n o g r a p h e r , g e n e r a l, as e v id e n c e d by the
fo llo w in g :
W o rk r e q u ir e s a high d e g r e e o f s te n o g ra p h ic sp eed and a c c u r a c y ;
a th orou gh w o rk in g k n o w le d g e o f g e n e r a l b u s in e s s and o ffic e p r o c e d u r e ; and
o f the s p e c ific b u s in e s s o p e r a tio n s , o r g a n iz a tio n , p o lic ie s , p r o c e d u r e s , f i l e s ,
w o r k flo w , e tc .
U ses th is k n o w le d g e in p e r fo r m in g ste n o gra p h ic d u tie s and
r e s p o n s ib le c l e r i c a l ta s k s such as m a in ta in in g fo llo w u p f ile s ; a s s e m b lin g
m a t e r ia l f o r r e p o r t s , m e m o ra n d u m s , and le t t e r s ; c o m p o s in g s im p le le t t e r s
f r o m g e n e r a l in s tr u c tio n s ; r e a d in g and rou tin g in c o m in g m a il; and a n s w e r in g
rou tin e q u e s tio n s , e tc .

TRANSCRIBING-MACHINE TY PIS T

SWITCHBOARD OPERATOR

P r i m a r y duty is to t r a n s c r ib e d ic ta tio n in v o lv in g a n o r m a l rou tin e
v o c a b u la r y fr 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 ls o ty p e fr o m w r itte n
co p y and do s im 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 ib in g d ic ta tio n in v o lv in g
a v a r ie d te c h n ic a l o r s p e c ia liz e d v o c a b u la r y such as le g a l b r ie f s o r r e p o r ts
oh s c ie n tific 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 who ta k e s d ic ta tio n in
shorthand o r b y Sten otype o r s im ila r m a c h in e is c la s s ifie d as a s te n o g r a p h e r .

C la s s A . O p e ra te s a s in g le - o r m u ltip le - p o s itio n telep h on e s w itc h ­
b o a rd handling in c o m in g , ou tgo in g , in tra p la n t o r o ffic e c a lls .
P e r f o r m s fu ll
te le p h o n e in fo r m a tio n s e r v ic e o r h and les c o m p le x c a lls , such as c o n fe r e n c e ,
c o lle c t , o v e r s e a s , o r s im ila r c a lls , e ith e r in a d d ition to doin g rou tin e w o rk
as d e s c r ib e d f o r s w itc h b o a rd o p e r a to r , c la s s B , o r as a fu ll- t im e as s ign m e n t.
( " F u l l " te le p h o n e in fo r m a tio n s e r v ic e o c c u r s w hen the e s ta b lis h m e n t has
v a r ie d fu n ction s that a r e not r e a d ily u n d erstan d a b le f o r telep h on e in fo rm a tio n
p u r p o s e s , e .g ., b eca u se o f o v e r la p p in g o r in t e r r e la t e d fu n ctio n s, and c o n s e ­
qu en tly p r e s e n t fre q u e n t p r o b le m s as to w h ich e x te n s io n s a r e a p p ro p ria te
f o r c a lls . )

T Y P IS T
U s e s a t y p e w r it e r to m ak e c o p ie s o f v a r io u s m a t e r ia ls o r to m ak e
out b ills a fte r c a lc u la tio n s have been m ad e b y an oth er p e rs o n .
M ay in clu d e
ty p in g o f s t e n c ils , m a ts , o r s im ila r m a t e r ia ls f o r use in d u p lic a tin g p r o ­
cesses.
M a y do c l e r i c a l w o rk in v o lv in g lit t le s p e c ia l tr a in in g , such as
k e ep in g s im p le r e c o r d s , f ilin g r e c o r d s and r e p o r ts , o r s o rtin g and d is trib u tin g
in c o m in g m a il.
C la s s A .
P e r f o r m s one o r m o r e o f the fo llo w in g : T y p in g m a t e r ia l
in fin a l fo r m w hen i t in v o lv e s c om b in in g m a t e r ia l f r o m s e v e r a l s o u r c e s ; o r
r e s p o n s ib ilit y f o r c o r r e c t s p e llin g , s y lla b ic a tio n , punctuation, e tc ., o f t e c h ­
n ic a l o r unusual w o rd s o r fo r e ig n lan gu age m a t e r ia l; o r planning lay ou t and
ty p in g o f c o m p lic a te d s ta tis tic a l ta b le s to m a in ta in u n ifo r m ity and b alan ce in
sp acin g. M a y ty p e ro u tin e fo r m le t t e r s , v a r y in g d e ta ils to suit c ir c u m s ta n c e s .
C la s s
rough o r c le a r
o r settin g up
a lr e a d y set up

B . P e r f o r m s one o r m o r e o f the fo llo w in g : C op y ty p in g fr o m
d r a ft s ; o r rou tin e typ in g o f fo r m s , in su ran ce p o lic ie s , e tc .;
s im p le stan dard ta b u la tio n s; o r c o p y in g m o r e c o m p le x ta b le s
and sp aced p r o p e r ly .

F IL E C L E R K
F i l e s , c l a s s i f i e s , and r e t r ie v e s m a t e r ia l in an e s ta b lis h e d filin g
s y s te m .
M a y p e r fo r m c l e r i c a l and m an u al ta s k s r e q u ir e d to m a in ta in f i l e s .
P o s itio n s a r e c la s s ifie d in to le v e ls on the b a s is o f the fo llo w in g d e fin itio n s .
C la s s A . C la s s if ie s and in d e x e s f i l e m a t e r ia l such as c o r r e s p o n d ­
e n c e , r e p o r t s , te c h n ic a l d ocu m en ts, e tc ., in an e s ta b lis h e d filin g s y s te m
con tain in g a n u m b er o f v a r ie d su b ject m a tte r f ile s .
M ay a ls o f i l e th is
m a t e r ia l.
M a y k e ep r e c o r d s o f v a r io u s ty p e s in con ju n ction w ith the f i l e s .
M a y le a d a s m a ll g ro u p o f lo w e r l e v e l f ile c le r k s .
C la s s B .
S o rts , c o d e s , and f ile s u n c la s s ifie d m a t e r ia l b y s im p le
(s u b je c t m a tte r ) h ead in gs o r p a r tly c la s s ifie d m a t e r ia l b y fin e r subheadings.
P r e p a r e s s im p le r e la te d in d e x and c r o s s - r e f e r e n c e a id s .
A s r e q u e s te d ,
lo c a te s c l e a r l y id e n tifie d m a t e r ia l in f ile s and fo r w a r d s m a t e r ia l.
M ay
p e r fo r m
r e la te d c l e r i c a l ta s k s r e q u ir e d to m a in ta in and s e r v ic e f i l e s .
C la s s C .
P e r f o r m s rou tin e filin g o f m a t e r ia l that has a lr e a d y b een
c la s s ifie d o r w h ich is e a s ily c la s s ifie d in a s im p le s e r ia l c la s s ific a t io n
s y s te m ( e . g . , a lp h a b e tic 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 te d ,
lo c a te s r e a d ily a v a ila b le m a t e r ia l in f ile s and fo r w a r d s m a t e r ia l; and m a y
f i l l out w ith d ra w a l c h a r g e .
M a y p e r fo r m s im p le c l e r i c a l and m an u al task s
r e q u ir e d to m a in ta in and s e r v ic e f ile s .
M ESSENGER
P e r f o r m s v a r io u s ro u tin e d u ties such as running e r r a n d s , o p e r a tin g
m in o r o ffic e m a c h in e s such as s e a le r s o r m a ile r s , op enin g and d is trib u tin g
m a il, and o th e r m in o r c l e r i c a l w o rk . E xclu d e p o s itio n s that r e q u ir e o p e r a tio n
o f a m o to r v e h ic le as a s ig n ific a n t duty.




C la s s B . O p e ra te s a s in g le - o r m u ltip le - p o s itio n te le p h o n e s w itc h ­
b o a rd handling in c o m in g , ou tgo in g , in tra p la n t o r o ffic e c a lls .
M a y handle
rou tin e lon g d is ta n c e c a lls and r e c o r d t o lls .
M a y p e r fo r m lim ite d telep h on e
in fo r m a tio n s e r v ic e .
( " L i m i t e d " te le p h o n e in fo rm a tio n s e r v ic e o c c u r s i f the
fu n ctio n s o f the e s ta b lis h m e n t s e r v ic e d a r e r e a d ily u n d erstan d a b le f o r t e l e ­
phone in fo r m a tio n p u r p o s e s , o r i f the re q u e s ts a r e ro u tin e , e .g ., g iv in g
e x te n s io n n u m b ers when s p e c ific n a m es a r e fu rn is h e d , o r i f c o m p le x c a lls
a r e r e f e r r e d to a n oth er o p e r a t o r .)
T h e s e c la s s ific a t io n s do not in clu d e s w itc h b o a rd o p e r a to r s in t e l e ­
phone c o m p a n ie s who a s s is t c u s to m e r s in p la c in g c a lls .
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 ad d ition to p e r fo r m in g d u tie s o f o p e r a to r on a s in g le - p o s itio n o r
m o n it o r - ty p e s w itc h b o a rd , a c ts as r e c e p tio n is t and m a y a ls o typ e o r p e r fo r m
rou tin e c l e r i c a l w o r k as p a rt o f r e g u la r d u tie s .
T h is ty p in g o r c l e r i c a l w o rk
m a y tak e th e m a jo r p a rt o f th is w o r k e r 's tim e w h ile at s w itc h b o a rd .
ORDER C LE R K
R e c e iv 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 ia l o r m e rc h a n d is e by m a il,
phone, o r p e r s o n a lly .
D u ties in v o lv e any c o m b in a tio n o f the fo llo w in g ;
Q uoting p r ic e s to c u s to m e r s ; m ak in g out an o r d e r sh eet lis tin g the ite m s to
m ak e up th e o r d e r ; c h e c k in g p r ic e s and q u a n titie s o f ite m s on o r d e r sh eet;
and d is trib u tin g o r d e r sh e e ts to r e s p e c t iv e d e p a rtm e n ts to be f i l l e d .
M ay
ch e c k w ith c r e d it d e p a rtm e n t to d e te r m in e c r e d it r a tin g o f c u s to m e r , a c k n o w l­
ed ge r e c e ip t o f o r d e r s f r o m c u s to m e r s , fo llo w up o r d e r s to se e that th ey
h ave b een f ille d , k e ep f i l e o f o r d e r s r e c e iv e d , and ch eck shipping in v o ic e s
w ith o r ig in a l o r d e r s .
A C C O U N T IN G C L E R K
P e r f o r m s one o r m o r e a ccou n tin g c l e r i c a l ta s k s such as p o s tin g to
r e g is t e r s and le d g e r s ; r e c o n c ilin g bank accou n ts; v e r if y in g the in t e r n a l c o n ­
s is te n c y , c o m p le te n e s s , and m a th e m a tic a l a c c u r a c y o f accou n tin g d ocu m en ts;
a s s ig n in g p r e s c r ib e d accou n tin g d is trib u tio n c o d e s ; ex a m in in g and v e r if y in g
f o r c l e r i c a l a c c u r a c y v a r io u s ty p e s o f r e p o r t s , l is t s , c a lc u la tio n s , p o s tin g ,
e tc .; o r p r e p a r in g s im p le o r a s s is tin g in p r e p a r in g m o r e c o m p lic a te d jo u rn a l
vou ch ers.
M a y w o rk in e ith e r a m an u al o r au tom ated accou n tin g s y s te m .
T h e w o rk r e q u ir e s a k n o w le d g e o f c l e r i c a l m eth od s and o f f ic e p r a c ­
t ic e s and p r o c e d u r e s w h ich r e la t e s to the c l e r i c a l p r o c e s s in g and r e c o r d in g
o f tr a n s a c tio n s and a ccou n tin g in fo rm a tio n .
W ith e x p e r ie n c e , th e w o r k e r
t y p ic a lly b e c o m e s f a m ilia r w ith the b oo k k eep in g and accou n tin g t e r m s and
p ro c e d u r e s u sed in the a s s ig n e d w o rk , but is not r e q u ir e d to have a k n o w le d g e
o f the f o r m a l p r in c ip le s o f b oo k k eep in g and accou n tin g.
P o s itio n s
d e fin itio n s .

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MACHINE B ILLE R — Continued

C la s s A .
U n der g e n e r a l s u p e r v is io n , p e r fo r m s accou n tin g c l e r i c a l
o p e r a tio n s w h ich r e q u ir e the a p p lic a tio n o f e x p e r ie n c e and ju d g m e n t, fo r
e x a m p le , c l e r i c a l l y p r o c e s s in g c o m p lic a te d o r n o n r e p e titiv e accou n tin g t r a n s ­
a c tio n s , s e le c tin g am on g a su b sta n tia l v a r ie t y o f p r e s c r ib e d accou n tin g co d e s
and c la s s ific a t io n s , o r tr a c in g tra n s a c tio n s th rou gh p re v io u s accoun ting
a c tio n s to d e te rm in e s o u r c e o f d is c r e p a n c ie s .
M a y be a s s is te d b y one o r
m o r e c la s s B accou n tin g c le r k s .

B o o k k e e p in g -m a c h in e b i l l e r . U s e s a b o o k k e e p in g m ach in e (w ith o r
w ith ou t a t y p e w r it e r k e y b o a rd ) to p r e p a r e c u s to m e r s ' b ills as p a rt o f the
accou n ts r e c e iv a b le o p e r a tio n .
G e n e r a lly in v o lv e s the s im u ltan eo u s e n tr y o f
fig u r e s on c u s t o m e r s ' le d g e r r e c o r d . T h e m a c h in e a u to m a tic a lly accu m u la te s
fig u r e s on a n u m b er o f v e r t i c a l colu m n s and com p u te s and u su a lly p rin ts
a u to m a tic a lly the d e b it o r c r e d it b a la n c e s .
D oes not in v o lv e a k n o w led g e
o f b o o k k e e p in g .
W o rk s fr o m
u n ifo rm and stan d a rd ty p e s o f s a le s and
c r e d it s lip s .

C la s s B .
U n der c lo s e s u p e rv is io n , fo llo w in g d e ta ile d in s tr u c tio n s
and s ta n d a rd ize d p r o c e d u r e s , p e r fo r m s one o r m o r e rou tin e accou n tin g c l e r ­
ic a l o p e r a tio n s , such as p o s tin g to le d g e r s , c a r d s , o r w o rk s h e e ts w h e r e
id e n tific a tio n o f ite m s and lo c a tio n s o f p o s tin g s a r e c le a r ly in d ic a te d ; c h eck in g
a c c u r a c y and c o m p le te n e s s o f s ta n d a rd ize d and r e p e t it iv e r e c o r d s o r
a c cou n tin g d oc u m e n ts ; and c o d i n g
d ocu m en ts u sin g a fe w p r e s c r ib e d
a c cou n tin g c o d e s .

P A Y R O L L CLERK

B O O K K E E P IN G - M A C H IN E O P E R A T O R
O p e ra te s a b o o k k e e p in g m a c h in e (w ith o r w ith ou t a t y p e w r it e r k e y ­
b o a rd ) to k e ep a r e c o r d o f b u s in e s s tr a n s a c tio n s .
C la s s A .
K e e p s a set o f r e c o r d s r e q u ir in g a k n o w le d g e o f and
e x p e r ie n c e in b a s ic b o o k k e e p in g p r in c ip le s , and f a m ilia r it y w ith the s tru c tu re
o f the p a r tic u la r a ccou n tin g s y s te m u sed .
D e te r m in e s p ro p e r r e c o r d s and
d is trib u tio n o f d e b it and c r e d it ite m s to be u sed in e a c h phase o f the w o rk .
M a y p r e p a r e c o n s o lid a te d r e p o r t s , b a la n ce s h e e ts , and o th e r r e c o r d s b y hand.

C la 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 ases o r s e c tio n s o f a
set o f r e c o r d s u s u a lly r e q u ir in g lit t le k n o w le d g e o f b a s ic b oo k k eep in g . P h a s e s
o r s e c tio n s in c lu d e accou n ts p a y a b le , p a y r o ll, c u s to m e r s ' accoun ts (not
in c lu d in g a s im p le ty p e o f b illin g d e s c r ib e d under m a c h in e b i l l e r ) , c o s t d is ­
tr ib u tio n , e x p e n s e d is trib u tio n , in v e n to r y c o n tr o l, e tc .
M ay ch e c k o r a s s is t
in p r e p a r a tio n o f t r i a l b a la n c e s and p r e p a r e c o n tr o l sh e e ts f o r the accou n tin g
d e p a rtm e n t.

C om p u tes w a g e s o f com p an y e m p lo y e e s and e n te r s the n e c e s s a r y
d ata on the p a y r o ll s h e e ts .
D u ties in v o lv e :
C a lc u la tin g w o r k e r s ' e a rn in g s
b a s e d on tim e o r p ro d u c tio n r e c o r d s ; and p o s tin g c a lc u la te d data on p a y r o ll
s h e e t, sh ow in g in fo r m a tio n such as w o r k e r 's n a m e , w o rk in g d a y s, tim e , r a te ,
d ed u ction s f o r in s u r a n c e , and to ta l w a g e s due.
M a y m ak e out p a y ch eck s and
a s s is t p a y m a s te r in m a k in g up and d is trib u tin g p ay e n v e lo p e s .
M a y use a
c a lc u la tin g m a c h in e .
KEYPU N CH O PERATO R
O p e ra te s a keypunch m a c h in e to r e c o r d o r v e r i f y alp h a b etic an d/or
n u m e r ic data on ta b u la tin g c a r d s o r on ta p e .
P o s itio n s
d e fin itio n s .

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C la s s A . W o rk r e q u ir e s the a p p lic a tio n o f e x p e r ie n c e and ju d gm en t
in s e le c tin g p r o c e d u r e s to be fo llo w e d and in s e a rc h in g f o r , in t e r p r e tin g ,
s e le c tin g , o r c o d in g ite m s to be k eypu n ch ed f r o m a v a r ie t y o f s o u rc e d o c u ­
m e n ts .
On o c c a s io n m a y a ls o p e r fo r m s om e ro u tin e keypunch w o rk .
M ay
tr a in in e x p e r ie n c e d keypunch o p e r a to r s .
C la s s B .
W o rk is rou tin e and r e p e t it iv e .
U n der c lo s e s u p e rv is io n
o r fo llo w in g s p e c ific p r o c e d u r e s o r in s tr u c tio n s , w o rk s f r o m variou s- s ta n ­
d a r d iz e d s o u rc e d ocu m en ts w h ich h ave b een c o d e d , and fo llo w s s p e c ifie d
p r o c e d u r e s w h ich have b een p r e s c r ib e d in d e ta il and r e q u ir e lit t le o r no
s e le c tin g , c o d in g , o r in t e r p r e t in g o f data to be r e c o r d e d . R e fe r s to s u p e r v is o r
p r o b le m s a r is in g f r o m e rr o n e o u s ite m s o r c o d e s o r m is s in g in fo rm a tio n .

M A C H IN E B IL L E R
T A B U L A T IN G - M A C H I N E O P E R A T O R
P r e p a r e s s ta te m e n ts , b ills , and in v o ic e s on a m ach in e o th e r than an
o r d in a r y o r e le c t r o m a t ic t y p e w r it e r .
M a y a ls o k e ep r e c o r d s as to b illin g s
o r shipping c h a r g e s o r p e r fo 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 illin g
o p e r a tio n s .
F o r w a g e study p u r p o s e s , m a c h in e b ille r s a re c la s s ifie d b y ty p e
o f m a c h in e , as fo llo w s :

B illin g - m a c h in e b i l l e r .
U ses a s p e c ia l b illin g m ach in e (c o m b in a tio n
ty p in g and adding m a c h in e ) to p r e p a r e b ills and in v o ic e s fr o m c u s to m e r s '
p u rch a s e o r d e r s , in t e r n a lly p r e p a r e d o r d e r s , shipping m em o ra n d u m s , e tc .
U s u a lly in v o lv e s a p p lic a tio n o f p r e d e te r m in e d d isco u n ts and ship p ing c h a r g e s
and e n tr y o f n e c e s s a r y e x te n s io n s , w h ich m a y o r m a y not be com p u ted on
the b illin g m a c h in e , and to ta ls w h ich a r e a u to m a tic a lly accu m u la ted by
m a c h in e .
T h e o p e r a tio n u s u a lly in v o lv e s a la r g e nu m ber o f c a rb o n c o p ie s
o f the b i l l b e in g p re p a r e d and is o ften done on a fa n fo ld m a c h in e .




O p e ra te s one o r a v a r ie t y o f m a c h in e s such as the ta b u la to r, c a lc u ­
la t o r , c o lla t o r , in t e r p r e t e r , s o r t e r , r e p r o d u c in g punch, e tc .
E xclu d ed fr o m
th is d e fin itio n a r e w o rk in g s u p e r v is o r s .
A ls o e x c lu d e d a re o p e r a to r s o f
e le c t r o n ic d ig it a l c o m p u te rs , e v en though th ey m a y a ls o o p e r a te e le c t r i c
accou n tin g m a c h in e eq u ip m en t.
P o s itio n s
d e fin it io n s .

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C la s s A .
P e r f o r m s c o m p le te r e p o r tin g and ta b u la tin g a s s ig n m e n ts
in c lu d in g d e v is in g d iffic u lt c o n tr o l p a n e l w ir in g under g e n e r a l s u p e rv is io n .
A s s ig n m e n ts t y p ic a lly in v o lv e a v a r ie t y o f lon g and c o m p le x r e p o r ts w h ich
o fte n a r e ir r e g u la r o r n o n r e c u r r in g , r e q u ir in g som e plann ing o f the n atu re
and s equ en cin g o f o p e r a tio n s , and the use o f a v a r ie t y o f m a c h in e s .
Is

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t y p i c a l l y i n v o l v e d in t r a i n i n g n e w o p e r a t o r s in m a c h in e o p e r a ti o n s o r tr a in in g
l o w e r l e v e l o p e r a t o r s in w i r i n g f r o m d i a g r a m s and in the o p e r a ti n g sequ e n c e s
o f lon g and c o m p l e x r e p o r t s .
D o e s not in clud e p o s itio n s in w h ic h w i r i n g
r e s p o n s i b i l i t y is l i m i t e d to s e l e c t i o n and i n s e r t i o n o f p r e w i r e d b o a r d s .

the ta b u la to r and c a l c u l a t o r , in addition to the s i m p l e r m a c h in e s used by
class C o p e ra to rs .
M a y be r e q u i r e d to do s o m e w i r i n g f r o m d i a g r a m s .
M a y t r a i n new e m p l o y e e s in b a s i c m a c h in e o p e r a t i o n s .

C lass B .
P e r f o r m s w o r k a c c o r d i n g to e s ta b l i s h e d p r o c e d u r e s and
un der s p e c i f i c i n s t r u c t i o n s .
A s s i g n m e n t s t y p i c a l l y i n v o l v e c o m p l e t e but r o u ­
tine and r e c u r r i n g r e p o r t s o r p a r ts o f l a r g e r and m o r e c o m p l e x r e p o r t s .
O p e r a t e s m o r e d i f f i c u l t tabulating o r e l e c t r i c a l ac coun ting m a c h i n e s such as

C l a s s C . U n de r s p e c i f i c i n s t r u c t i o n s , o p e r a t e s s i m p l e ta bulating
o r e l e c t r i c a l accounting m a c h i n e s such as the s o r t e r , i n t e r p r e t e r , r e p r o d u c i n g
punch, c o l l a t o r , e tc .
A s s i g n m e n t s t y p i c a l l y i n v o l v e p o r tio n s o f a w o r k unit,
f o r e x a m p l e , i n d iv id u a l s o r t i n g o r c o l l a t i n g runs, o r r e p e t i t i v e o p e r a t i o n s .
May p erform
s i m p l e w i r i n g f r o m d i a g r a m s , and do som e f i l i n g w o r k .

PROFESSIONAL AND TECHNICAL
C O M P U T E R S Y S T E M S A N A L Y S T , B U SIN E S S

C O M PU TE R SYSTEMS A N A L Y S T ,

A n a l y z e s b u s in e s s p r o b l e m s to f o r m u l a t e p r o c e d u r e s f o r s o lv in g
t h e m b y use o f e l e c t r o n i c data p r o c e s s i n g equ ip m en t.
D evelops a com p lete
d e s c r i p t i o n o f a l l s p e c i f i c a t i o n s n e e d e d to enable p r o g r a m m e r s to p r e p a r e
r e q u i r e d d i g i t a l c o m p u te r p r o g r a m s .
W o r k i n v o l v e s m o s t o f the f o l l o w i n g ;
A n a l y z e s s u b j e c t - m a t t e r o p e r a t i o n s to be autom ated and i d e n t i f i e s c on ditio ns
and c r i t e r i a r e q u i r e d to a c h i e v e s a t i s f a c t o r y r e s u l t s ; s p e c i f i e s n u m b e r and
ty p e s o f r e c o r d s , f i l e s , and d ocum ents to be us ed; o u tli nes ac tio ns to be
p e r f o r m e d by p e r s o n n e l and c o m p u t e r s in s u ffic ie n t d e t a i l f o r p r e s e n ta tio n
to m a n a g e m e n t and f o r p r o g r a m m i n g ( t y p i c a l l y th is i n v o l v e s p r e p a r a t i o n o f
w o r k and data f l o w c h a r t s ) ; c o o r d i n a t e s the d e v e l o p m e n t o f te s t p r o b l e m s and
p a r t i c i p a t e s in t r i a l runs o f ne w and r e v i s e d s y s t e m s ; and r e c o m m e n d s e q u ip ­
m e n t changes to ob ta in m o r e e f f e c t i v e o v e r a l l o p e r a t i o n s .
(N O TE :
W orkers
p e r f o r m i n g both s y s t e m s a n a ly s is and p r o g r a m m i n g should be c l a s s i f i e d as
s y s t e m s an a ly s ts i f th is is the s k i l l used to d e t e r m i n e t h e i r p ay .)

d e v e l o p s s y s t e m s f o r m a in ta in in g d e p o s i t o r accounts in a bank, m a in ta in in g
accounts r e c e i v a b l e in a r e t a i l e s t a b l i s h m e n t , o r m ain ta in in g i n v e n t o r y
ac coun ts in a m a n u fa c tu rin g o r w h o l e s a l e e s t a b l i s h m e n t . )
C o n f e r s with p e r ­
sons c o n c e r n e d to d e t e r m i n e the data p r o c e s s i n g p r o b l e m s and a d v i s e s
s u b j e c t - m a t t e r p e r s o n n e l on the i m p l i c a t i o n s o f the data p r o c e s s i n g s y s t e m s
to be ap p li e d.

F o r w a g e study p u r p o s e s , s y s t e m s a n a lys ts a r e c l a s s i f i e d as f o l l o w s :
C lass A .
W o r k s in d ep end ently o r under o n ly g e n e r a l d i r e c t i o n on
c o m p l e x p r o b l e m s i n v o l v i n g a l l phases o f s y s t e m a n a l y s i s .
P ro b lem s are
c o m p l e x b e c a u s e o f d i v e r s e s o u r c e s o f input data and m u l t i p l e - u s e r e q u i r e ­
m e n ts o f output data.
( F o r e x a m p l e , d e v e l o p s an i n t e g r a t e d p ro d u c tio n s c h e d ­
ulin g, i n v e n t o r y c o n t r o l , c o s t a n a l y s i s , and s a l e s a n a l y s i s r e c o r d in w h ic h
e v e r y i t e m o f e a c h ty p e i s a u t o m a t i c a l l y p r o c e s s e d th ro ugh the f u l l s y s t e m
o f r e c o r d s and a p p r o p r i a t e fo llo w u p ac tio ns a r e i n it ia te d by the c o m p u t e r . )
C o n f e r s w ith p e r s o n s c o n c e r n e d to d e t e r m i n e the data p r o c e s s i n g p r o b l e m s
and a d v i s e s s u b j e c t - m a t t e r p e r s o n n e l on the i m p l i c a t i o n s o f new o r r e v i s e d
s y s t e m s o f data p r o c e s s i n g o p e r a t i o n s .
Makes reco m m en datio n s, i f needed,
f o r a p p r o v a l o f m a j o r s y s t e m s i n s ta l l a ti o n s o r chan ges and f o r obta in ing
equip m en t.
d irectio n

to

low er

l e v e l s y s t e m s a n a lys ts

C lass B .
W o r k s in d e p e n d e n tly o r un der on ly g e n e r a l d i r e c t i o n on
p r o b l e m s that a r e r e l a t i v e l y u n c o m p lic a te d to a n a l y z e , plan, p r o g r a m , and
operate.
P r o b l e m s a r e o f l i m i t e d c o m p l e x i t y b e c a u s e s o u r c e s o f input data
a r e h o m o g e n e o u s and the output data a r e c l o s e l y r e l a t e d .
(F o r exam ple,




OR
W o r k s on a s e g m e n t o f a c o m p l e x data p r o c e s s i n g s c h e m e o r s y s t e m ,
as d e s c r i b e d f o r c l a s s A .
W o r k s i n d e p e n d e n tly on routine a s s ig n m e n ts and
r e c e i v e s i n s t r u c t i o n and guid ance on c o m p l e x a s s i g n m e n t s .
W o rk is r e v i e w e d
f o r a c c u r a c y o f ju d g m e n t , c o m p l i a n c e w ith in s tr u c ti o n s , and to in s u r e p r o p e r
a lig n m e n t w ith the o v e r a l l s y s t e m .
C lass C .
W o r k s un der i m m e d i a t e s u p e r v i s i o n , c a r r y i n g out a n a l y ­
s e s as a s s i g n e d , u s u a lly o f a s in g le a c t i v i t y .
A s s i g n m e n t s a r e d e s ig n e d to
d e v e l o p and expand p r a c t i c a l e x p e r i e n c e in the ap p lic a tio n o f p r o c e d u r e s and
skills r eq u ire d fo r system s an alysis w o rk .
F o r e x a m p l e , m a y a s s i s t a -h igh er
l e v e l s y s t e m s a n a lys t by p r e p a r i n g the d e t a i l e d s p e c i f i c a t i o n s r e q u i r e d by
p r o g r a m m e r s f r o m i n f o r m a t i o n d e v e l o p e d by the h ig h e r l e v e l an aly s t.

D oe s not in clu de e m p l o y e e s p r i m a r i l y r e s p o n s i b l e f o r the m a n a g e ­
m e n t o r s u p e r v i s i o n o f oth e r e l e c t r o n i c data p r o c e s s i n g e m p l o y e e s , o r s y s ­
t e m s an a ly s ts p r i m a r i l y c o n c e r n e d w ith s c i e n t i f i c o r e n g i n e e r i n g p r o b l e m s .

M a y p r o v i d e fu n c tio n a l
wh o a r e a s s i g n e d to a s s i s t .

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C O M P U T E R P R O G R A M M E R , B U SIN E S S
C o n v e r t s s tate m e n ts o f b u s in e s s p r o b l e m s , t y p i c a l l y p r e p a r e d by a
s y s t e m s a n a ly s t, into a s e quence o f d e t a i l e d i n s tr u c tio n s wh ich a r e r e q u i r e d
to s o l v e the p r o b l e m s by au tom atic data p r o c e s s i n g equip m en t.
W orking fro m
c h a r t s o r d i a g r a m s , the p r o g r a m m e r d e v e l o p s the p r e c i s e i n s tr u c tio n s which,
wh en e n t e r e d into the c o m p u t e r s y s t e m in c o d e d lan guage, cause the m a n ip u ­
la tio n o f data to a c h i e v e d e s i r e d r e s u l t s . W o r k i n v o l v e s m o s t o f the f o l l o w i n g :
A p p l i e s k n o w le d g e o f c o m p u t e r c a p a b i l i t i e s , m a t h e m a t i c s , l o g i c e m p l o y e d by
c o m p u t e r s , and p a r t i c u l a r sub ject m a t t e r i n v o l v e d to a n a ly z e c h a r ts and
d i a g r a m s o f the p r o b l e m to be p r o g r a m m e d ; d e v e l o p s sequence o f p r o g r a m
ste p s; w r i t e s d e t a i l e d f l o w c h a r ts to show o r d e r in whic h data w i l l be
p r o c e s s e d ; c o n v e r t s th es e c h a r ts to c o d e d in s t r u c t i o n s f o r m a c h in e to f o l l o w ;
t e s t s and c o r r e c t s p r o g r a m s ; p r e p a r e s i n s tr u c ti o n s f o r o p e r a tin g p e r s o n n e l
d uring p ro d u c tio n run; a n a l y z e s , r e v i e w s , and a l t e r s p r o g r a m s to i n c r e a s e
o p e r a t i n g e f f i c i e n c y o r adapt to n e w r e q u i r e m e n t s ; m ain ta in s r e c o r d s o f
p r o g r a m d e v e l o p m e n t and r e v i s i o n s .
(N O T E :
W o r k e r s p e r f o r m i n g both
s y s t e m s a n a l y s i s and p r o g r a m m i n g should be c l a s s i f i e d as s y s t e m s an alys ts
i f th is i s the s k i l l used to d e t e r m i n e t h e i r p ay .)

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COM PUTER OPERATOR

D o e s not in clu d e e m p l o y e e s p r i m a r i l y r e s p o n s i b l e f o r the m a n a g e ­
m en t o r s u p e r v i s i o n o f ot h e r e l e c t r o n i c data p r o c e s s i n g e m p l o y e e s , o r p r o ­
g r a m m e r s p r i m a r i l y c o n c e r n e d w ith s c i e n t i f i c and/or e n g i n e e r i n g p r o b l e m s .

M o n i t o r s and o p e r a t e s the c o n t r o l c o n s o l e o f a d i g i t a l c o m p u te r to
p r o c e s s data a c c o r d i n g to o p e r a t i n g i n s t r u c t i o n s , u s u a lly p r e p a r e d by a p r o ­
gram m er.
W o r k i n c lu d e s m o s t o f the f o l l o w i n g : .Studies in s tr u c tio n s to
d e t e r m i n e e qu ip m en t setup and o p e r a t i o n s ; loa ds e qu ip m en t w ith r e q u i r e d
i t e m s (ta p e r e e l s , c a r d s , e t c . ) ; s w itc h e s n e c e s s a r y a u x i l i a r y equip m en t into
c i r c u i t , and s ta r ts and o p e r a t e s c o m p u t e r ; m a k e s a d ju s tm e n ts to c o m p u t e r to
c o r r e c t o p e r a t i n g p r o b l e m s and m e e t s p e c i a l c on d it io n s ; r e v i e w s e r r o r s m ad e
d u r in g o p e r a t i o n and d e t e r m i n e s cause o r r e f e r s p r o b l e m to s u p e r v i s o r or
p r o g r a m m e r ; and m a in ta in s o p e r a t i n g r e c o r d s . Jvlay t e s t and a s s i s t in
correctin g program .

For

wage

study p u r p o s e s ,

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

C l a s s A . W o r k s ind ep end ently o r under o n ly g e n e r a l d i r e c t i o n on
c o m p l e x p r o b l e m s w h ic h r e q u i r e c o m p e t e n c e in a l l phases o f p r o g r a m m i n g
c on c e p ts and p r a c t i c e s .
W o r k i n g f r o m d i a g r a m s and c h a r ts w h ic h i d e n t i f y
the nature o f d e s i r e d r e s u l t s , m a j o r p r o c e s s i n g steps to be a c c o m p l i s h e d ,
and the r e l a t i o n s h i p s b e tw e e n v a r i o u s steps o f the p r o b l e m s o l v i n g rou tin e ;
plans the f u l l r a n g e o f p r o g r a m m i n g a c tio n s n e e d e d to e f f i c i e n t l y u t i l i z e the
c o m p u t e r s y s t e m in a c h i e v i n g d e s i r e d end p ro d u c ts .

A t th is l e v e l , p r o g r a m m i n g is d i f f i c u l t b e ca u s e c o m p u te r e quip m en t
m u s t be o r g a n i z e d to p ro d u c e s e v e r a l i n t e r r e l a t e d but d i v e r s e p ro d u c ts f r o m
n u m e r o u s and d i v e r s e data e l e m e n t s .
A w id e v a r i e t y and e x t e n s i v e n u m b e r
o f i n t e r n a l p r o c e s s i n g a c tio n s m u s t o c c u r .
T h i s r e q u i r e s such a c tio n s as
d e v e l o p m e n t o f c o m m o n o p e r a t i o n s w h ic h can be r e u s e d , e s t a b l i s h m e n t o f
lin k ag e p oin ts b e tw e e n o p e r a t i o n s , ad ju s tm e nts to data when p r o g r a m r e q u i r e ­
m e n ts e x c e e d c o m p u t e r s t o r a g e c a p a c i t y , and substa ntia l m an ip u latio n and
r e s e q u e n c i n g o f data e l e m e n t s to f o r m a h ig h ly i n t e g r a t e d p r o g r a m .

M a y p r o v i d e fu n c tio n a l d i r e c t i o n to l o w e r l e v e l p r o g r a m m e r s who a r e
a s s i g n e d to a s s i s t .

C lass B .
W o r k s i n d e p e n d e n tly o r un der o n ly g e n e r a l d i r e c t i o n on
r e l a t i v e l y s i m p l e p r o g r a m s , o r on s i m p l e s e g m e n t s o f c o m p l e x p r o g r a m s .
P r o g r a m s ( o r s e g m e n t s ) u s u a lly p r o c e s s i n f o r m a t i o n to p ro d u c e data in tw o
o r th ree v a r ie d sequences o r fo rm a ts .
R e p o r t s and l i s t i n g s a r e p ro d u c e d by
r e f i n i n g , adap ting, a r r a y i n g , o r m a k in g m i n o r ad d ition s to o r d e le t io n s f r o m
input data w h ich a r e r e a d i l y a v a i l a b l e .
W h i l e n u m e rou s r e c o r d s m a y be
p r o c e s s e d , the data ha ve b e en r e f i n e d in p r i o r ac tio n s so that the a c c u r a c y
and se que nc ing o f data can b e t e s t e d b y usin g a f e w routin e c h e c k s . T y p i c a l l y ,
the p r o g r a m d e a l s w ith routin e r e c o r d k e e p i n g o p e r a t i o n s .
OR
W o r k s on c o m p l e x p r o g r a m s (a s d e s c r i b e d f o r c l a s s A ) under c l o s e
d ire c tio n of a higher le v e l p r o g r a m m e r o r s u p e rv is o r .
M a y a s s i s t h ig h e r
l e v e l p r o g r a m m e r by in d e p e n d e n tly p e r f o r m i n g l e s s d i f fi c u l t ta s k s a s s i g n e d ,
and p e r f o r m i n g m o r e d i f f i c u l t ta s k s un der f a i r l y c l o s e d i r e c t i o n .
M a y guide o r i n s t r u c t l o w e r l e v e l p r o g r a m m e r s .
C l a s s C . M a k e s p r a c t i c a l a p p lic a tio n s o f p r o g r a m m i n g p r a c t i c e s
and c o n c e p ts u s u a lly l e a r n e d in f o r m a l t r a i n i n g c o u r s e s .
A ssign m en ts are
d e s i g n e d to d e v e l o p c o m p e t e n c e in the a p p lic a tio n o f standa rd p r o c e d u r e s to
routin e p r o b l e m s . R e c e i v e s c l o s e s u p e r v i s i o n on n e w a s p e c t s o f a s s i g n m e n t s ;
and w o r k is r e v i e w e d to v e r i f y it s a c c u r a c y and c o n fo r m a n c e with r e q u i r e d
procedures.




For

wage

study

purposes,

com puter

op erators

are

classified

as

follow s:
C l a s s A . O p e r a t e s ind e p e n d e n tly , o r under only g e n e r a l d i r e c t i o n ,
a c o m p u t e r running p r o g r a m s w ith m o s t o f the f o l l o w i n g c h a r a c t e r i s t i c s :
N e w p r o g r a m s a r e f r e q u e n t l y t e s t e d and i n t r o d u c e d ; scheduling r e q u i r e m e n t s
a r e o f c r i t i c a l i m p o r t a n c e to m i n i m i z e d o w n tim e ; the p r o g r a m s a r e o f
c o m p l e x d e s i g n so that i d e n t i f i c a t i o n o f e r r o r s o u r c e o fte n r e q u i r e s a w o r k i n g
k n o w le d g e o f the t o t a l p r o g r a m , and a l t e r n a t e p r o g r a m s m a y not be a v a i l a b l e .
M a y g i v e d i r e c t i o n and guidance to l o w e r l e v e l o p e r a t o r s .
G l a s s B . O p e r a t e s ind e p e n d e n tly , o r under o n ly g e n e r a l d i r e c t i o n ,
a c o m p u t e r running p r o g r a m s w ith m o s t o f the f o l l o w i n g c h a r a c t e r i s t i c s :
M o s t o f the p r o g r a m s a r e e s t a b l i s h e d p r o d u c tio n runs, t y p i c a l l y run on a
r e g u l a r l y r e c u r r i n g b a s i s ; t h e r e i s l i t t l e o r no t e s t i n g o f ne w p r o g r a m s
r e q u i r e d ; a l t e r n a t e p r o g r a m s a r e p r o v i d e d in c a s e o r i g i n a l p r o g r a m needs
m a j o r chan ge o r cann ot be c o r r e c t e d w ith in a r e a s o n a b l y short t i m e .
In
c o m m o n e r r o r situ ations , d i a g n o s e s c a u s e and ta k e s c o r r e c t i v e ac tio n.
T h is
u s u a lly i n v o l v e s a p p ly in g p r e v i o u s l y p r o g r a m m e d c o r r e c t i v e ste p s, o r using
s ta n dard c o r r e c t i o n te c h n iq u e s .
OR
O p e r a t e s un der d i r e c t s u p e r v i s i o n a c o m p u t e r running p r o g r a m s o r
s e g m e n t s o f p r o g r a m s w ith th e c h a r a c t e r i s t i c s d e s c r i b e d f o r c l a s s A .
May
a s s i s t a h i g h e r l e v e l o p e r a t o r by in d e p e n d e n tly p e r f o r m i n g l e s s d i f f i c u l t tas k s
a s s i g n e d , and p e r f o r m i n g d i f f i c u l t ta s k s f o l l o w i n g d e t a i l e d i n s tr u c tio n s and
w ith fr e q u e n t r e v i e w o f o p e r a t i o n s p e r f o r m e d .

expected
a b i l i t y to
rec e iv e d
operator

C l a s s C . W o r k s on routin e p r o g r a m s un der c l o s e s u p e r v i s i o n .
Is
to d e v e l o p w o r k i n g k n o w le d g e o f the c o m p u t e r equip m en t used and
d e t e c t p r o b l e m s i n v o l v e d in running routin e p r o g r a m s .
U s u a l l y has
s o m e f o r m a l t r a i n i n g in c o m p u t e r o p e r a t i o n . M a y a s s i s t h i g h e r l e v e l
on c o m p l e x p r o g r a m s .

DRAFTER
C lass A .
P l a n s the g r a p h i c p r e s e n t a t i o n o f c o m p l e x i t e m s having
d i s t i n c t i v e d e s i g n f e a t u r e s that d i f f e r s i g n i f i c a n t l y f r o m e s t a b l i s h e d d r a ft i n g
preceden ts.
W o r k s in c l o s e support w ith the d e s i g n o r i g i n a t o r , and m a y
rec o m m e n d m in o r design changes.
A n a l y z e s the e f f e c t o f eac h chan ge on the
d e t a i l s o f f o r m , fu n c tio n , and p o s i t i o n a l r e l a t i o n s h i p s o f com p on e n ts and p a r t s .
W o r k s w ith a m i n i m 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 l e t e d w o r k is
r e v i e w e d b y d e s i g n o r i g i n a t o r f o r c o n s i s t e n c y w ith p r i o r e n g i n e e r i n g d e t e r ­
m in a t i o n s .
M a y eith e r p re p a r e d ra w in gs o r d ir e c t th eir p reparatio n by lo w er
le v e l d ra fters.

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C lass B .
P e r f o r m s nonrou tine and c o m p l e x d r a ft in g a s s ig n m e n ts
that r e q u i r e the a p p lic a tio n o f m o s t o f the s ta n d a r d i z e d d r a w i n g techn iq ues
r e g u l a r l y us ed.
Duties t y p i c a l l y i n v o l v e such w o r k as:
P r e p a r e s working
d r a w in g s o f s u b a s s e m b l i e s with i r r e g u l a r sha pes, m u l ti p l e fu nctions, and
p r e c i s e p o s i t i o n a l r e l a t i o n s h i p s b e tw e e n c o m p o n e n ts ; 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 tio n o f a build in g in clu din g d e t a i l d r a w i n g s o f fo u n ­
d atio ns , w a l l s e c t io n s , f l o o r p lans, and r o o f .
U s e s a c c e p t e d f o r m u l a s and
m anua ls in m a k i n g n e c e s s a r y c om p uta tions to d e t e r m i n e q ua ntities o f
m a t e r i a l s to be us ed, loa d c a p a c i t i e s , s tr en g th s , s t r e s s e s , e tc .
R eceives
i n i t i a l i n s t r u c t i o n s , r e q u i r e m e n t s , and a d v i c e f r o m s u p e r v i s o r .
C om pleted
w o r k i s c h e c k e d f o r t e c h n i c a l ad equ ac y.

T h i s c l a s s i f i c a t i o n e x c lu d e s r e p a i r e r s o f such standard e l e c t r o n i c
e qu ip m en t as c o m m o n o f f i c e m a c h i n e s and household r a d i o and t e l e v i s i o n
s ets ; p ro d u c tio n a s s e m b l e r s and t e s t e r s ; w o r k e r s w h os e p r i m a r y duty is
s e r v i c i n g e l e c t r o n i c t e s t in s t r u m e n t s ; t e c h n ic ia n s who have a d m i n i s t r a t i v e
o r s u p e r v i s o r y r e s p o n s i b i l i t y ; and d r a f t e r s , d e s i g n e r s , and p r o f e s s i o n a l
en gin eers.

C lass C .
P r e p a r e s d e t a i l d r a w in g s o f s in g le units o r p a r ts f o r
e n g i n e e r i n g , c o n s t r u c tio n , m a n u fa c tu rin g, o r r e p a i r p u r p o s e s .
T yp es of
d r a w i n g s p r e p a r e d in clude i s o m e t r i c p r o j e c t i o n s (d e p ic tin g t h r e e d im e n s io n s
in a c c u r a te s c a l e ) and s e c t i o n a l v i e w s to c l a r i f y p o s itio n in g o f com p one n ts
and c o n v e y ne e d e d i n f o r m a t i o n .
C o n s o l i d a te s d e ta i l s f r o m a n u m b e r o f
s o u r c e s and adjusts o r t r a n s p o s e s s c a le as r e q u i r e d .
S u ggested m eth od s o f
a p p ro ac h, a p p l i c a b l e p r e c e d e n t s , and a d v i c 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 i n i t i a l a s s i g n m e n t s .
I n s tr u c tio n s a r e l e s s c o m p l e t e wh en a s s ig n m e n ts
recur.
W o r k m a y be s p o t- c h e c k e d durin g p r o g r e s s .

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

are

c la ssified

into

levels

on the

b a s is o f the f o l l o w i n g

C l a s s A . A p p l i e s ad v an c e d t e c h n i c a l k n o w le d g e to s o lv e unusually
c o m p l e x p r o b l e m s ( i . e . , th o s e th at t y p i c a l l y cannot be s o lv e d s o l e l y by r e f e r ­
ence to m a n u f a c t u r e r s ' m anuals o r s i m i l a r d oc u m e n ts ) in w o r k i n g on e l e c ­
t r o n i c e qu ip m en t.
E x a m p l e s o f such p r o b l e m s in clu d e lo c a tio n and d e n s ity o f
c i r c u i t r y , e l e c t r o m a g n e t i c r a d ia tio n , i s o l a t i n g m alfu n c tio n s , and fre q u e n t
e n g i n e e r i n g c h a n ge s .
W ork in v o lve s :
A d e ta i l e d understandin g o f the i n t e r ­
r e l a t i o n s h i p s o f c i r c u i t s ; e x e r c i s i n g independent j u d g m e n t in p e r f o r m i n g such
ta s k s as m a k in g c i r c u i t a n a l y s e s , c a lc u la tin g w a v e f o r m s , t r a c i n g r e l a t i o n ­
ships in s ig n a l f l o w ; and r e g u l a r l y using c o m p l e x t e s t in s tr u m e n ts ( e . g . , dual
t r a c e o s c i l l o s c o p e s , Q - m e t e r s , d e v i a ti o n m e t e r s , p ulse g e n e r a t o r s ) .

W o r k m a y be r e v i e w e d b y s u p e r v i s o r ( f r e q u e n t l y an e n g i n e e r o r
d e s i g n e r ) f o r g e n e r a l c o m p l i a n c e with a c c e p t e d p r a c t i c e s .
M ay p r o v i d e
t e c h n i c a l guid ance to l o w e r l e v e l t e c h n ic ia n s .

D R A FTE R -TR A C E R

C o p i e s plans and 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 la c in g t r a c i n g
c lo th o r p a p e r o v e r d r a w in g s and t r a c i n g w ith pen o r p e n c il.
( D o e s not
include t r a c i n g l i m i t e d to plans p r i m a r i l y c o n s i s t i n g o f s tr a igh t l in e s and a
l a r g e s c a le not r e q u i r i n g c l o s e d e lin e a tio n .)
AND/OR

C l a s s B . A p p l i e s c o m p r e h e n s i v e t e c h n i c a l k n o w le d g e to s o l v e c o m ­
p l e x p r o b l e m s ( i . e . , th os e that t y p i c a l l y can be s o lv e d s o l e l y by p r o p e r l y
i n t e r p r e t i n g m a n u f a c t u r e r s ' m an u a ls o r s i m i l a r doc um e nts ) in w o rk in g on
e l e c t r o n i c e quip m en t.
W ork in v o lv e s :
A f a m i l i a r i t y with the i n t e r r e l a t i o n ­
ships o f c i r c u i t s ; and ju d g m e n t in d e t e r m i n i n g w o r k sequ ence and in s e l e c t i n g
t o o l s and t e s t i n g in s t r u m e n t s , u s u a lly l e s s c o m p l e x than th ose used by the
c l a s s A te c h n icia n .
R e c e i v e s t e c h n i c a l g uid ance, as r e q u i r e d , f r o m s u p e r v i s o r o r h ig h e r
l e v e l t e c h n ic ia n , and w o r k is r e v i e w e d f o r s p e c i f i c c o m p l i a n c e with a c c e p t e d
p r a c t i c e s and w o r k a s s i g n m e n t s .
M a y p r o v i d e t e c h n i c a l guidance to l o w e r
l e v e l t e c h n ic ia n s .

P r e p a r e s sim ple o r rep etitive draw ings of e a s ily vis u a lize d item s.
W o r k i s c l o s e l y s u p e r v i s e d during p r o g r e s s .

E L E C T R O N IC S T E C H N IC IA N

W o r k s on v a r i o u s ty p es o f e l e c t r o n i c e quip m en t and r e l a t e d d e v i c e s
by p e r f o r m i n g one o r a c o m b in a tio n o f the f o l l o w i n g :
I n s ta llin g , m ain ta in in g ,
r e p a i r i n g , o v e r h a u l i n g , t r o u b le s h o o tin g , m o d if y in g , c on stru c tin g, and te s ti n g .
W o r k r e q u i r e s p r a c t i c a l a p p lic a tio n o f t e c h n i c a l k n o w le d g e o f e l e c t r o n i c s
p r i n c i p l e s , a b i l i t y to d e t e r m i n e m a lfu n c tio n s , and s k i l l to put e quip m en t in
r e q u i r e d o p e r a ti n g c on ditio n.

The equip m en t— c o n s i s ti n g o f e i t h e r m any d i f f e r e n t kinds o f c i r c u i t s
o r m u l ti p l e r e p e t i t i o n o f the s am e kind o f c i r c u i t — in c lu d e s , but is not l i m i t e d
to, the f o l l o w i n g :
(a) E l e c t r o n i c tr a n s m i t t i n g and r e c e i v i n g e quip m en t (e . g . ,
r a d a r , r a d i o , t e l e v i s i o n , te le p h on e , son ar, n a v ig a tio n a l aid s ), (b) d i g i t a l and
an alog c o m p u t e r s , and (c ) i n d u s t r i a l and m e d i c a l m e a s u r i n g and c o n t r o l l i n g
equipm ent.




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C l a s s C . A p p l i e s w o r k i n g t e c h n i c a l k n o w le d g e to p e r f o r m s i m p l e o r
routine tas k s in w o r k i n g on e l e c t r o n i c e qu ip m en t, f o l l o w i n g d e ta ile d i n s t r u c ­
tio n s wh ich c o v e r v i r t u a l l y a ll p r o c e d u r e s .
W o r k t y p i c a l l y i n v o l v e s such
tas k s a s :
A s s i s t i n g h i g h e r l e v e l t e c h n ic ia n s by p e r f o r m i n g such a c t i v i t i e s as
r e p l a c i n g c o m p o n e n ts , w i r i n g c i r c u i t s , and takin g te s t r e a d i n g s ; r e p a i r i n g
s i m p l e e l e c t r o n i c e qu ip m en t; and using to o ls and c o m m o n te s t in s tr u m e n ts
( e . g . , m u l t i m e t e r s , audio s ig n a l g e n e r a t o r s , tube t e s t e r s , o s c i l l o s c o p e s ) .
Is not r e q u i r e d to be f a m i l i a r w ith the i n t e r r e l a t i o n s h i p s o f c i r c u i t s .
This
k n o w le d g e , h o w e v e r , m a y be a c q u i r e d th ro ugh a s s ig n m e n ts d e s ig n e d to
i n c r e a s e c o m p e t e n c e (in c lu d in g c l a s s r o o m tr a i n i n g ) so that w o r k e r can
advance to h i g h e r l e v e l te c h n icia n .
R e c e i v e s t e c h n i c a l g u id an c e , as r e q u i r e d , f r o m s u p e r v i s o r o r h ig h e r
l e v e l te c h n icia n .
W o r k is t y p i c a l l y spot c h e c k e d , but is g iv e n d e ta ile d r e v i e w
wh en n e w o r ad vanced a s s i g n m e n t s a r e i n v o l v e d .

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

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

A r e g i s t e r e d n u rs e who g i v e s n u rs in g s e r v i c e under g e n e r a l m e d i c a l
d i r e c t i o n to i l l o r in j u r e d e m p l o y e e s o r o t h e r p e r s o n s who b e c o m e i l l o r
s u f f e r an a c c id e n t on the p r e m i s e s o f a f a c t o r y o r ot h e r e s t a b lis h m e n t.
D uties i n v o l v e a c o m b in a tio n o f the f o l l o w i n g : G iv in g f i r s t aid to the i l l o r
in j u r e d ; atten ding to sub seq ue nt d r e s s i n g o f e m p l o y e e s ' i n j u r i e s ; k e ep in g
r e c o r d s o f patients t r e a t e d ; p r e p a r i n g ac 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 t h e r p u r p o s e s ; a s s i s t i n g in p h y s i c a l e x a m in a tio n s and health e v a lu a tio n s o f
a p p lic a n ts and e m p l o y e e s ; and planning and c a r r y i n g out p r o g r a m s i n v o l v i n g
health ed ucation , a c c id e n t p r e v e n t i o n , e v a lu a tio n o f plant e n v i r o n m e n t, o r
o t h e r a c t i v i t i e s a f f e c t i n g the health, w e l f a r e , and s a f e t y o f a l l p e r s o n n e l .
N u r s i n g s u p e r v i s o r s o r head n u r s e s in e s t a b l i s h m e n t s e m p l o y i n g m o r e than
one n u r s e a r e e x c lu d e d .

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

M A IN T E N A N C E M A C H IN IS T

P e r f o r m s the c a r p e n t r y duties n e c e s s a r y to c o n stru c t and m a in ta in
in good r e p a i r build ing w o o d w o r k and e quip m en t such as bins, c r i b s , c o u n te r s ,
b en 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 , and t r i m m a d e o f w o od
in an e s t a b l i s h m e n t .
W o r k i n v o l v e s m o s t o f the f o l l o w i n g ;
P lann ing and
la y in g out o f w o r k f r o m b l u e p r in ts , d r a w i n g s , m o d e l s , o r v e r b a l in s tr u c ti o n s ;
using a v a r i e t y o f c a r p e n t e r ' s hand to ols , p o r ta b l e p o w e r t o o l s , and standard
m e a s u r i n g i n s tr u m e n ts ; m a k in g standard shop com p utatio ns r e l a t i n g to d i m e n ­
sions o f w o r k ; and s e l e c t i n g m a t e r i a l s n e c e s s a r y f o r the w o r k .
In g e n e r a l ,
the w o r k o f the m a in te n a n c e c a r p e n t e r r e q u i r e s rounded tr a i n i n g and e x p e r i ­
en c e u s u a lly a c q u i r e d th rough a f o r m a l a p p r e n ti c e s h i p o r e q u iv a le n t t r a i n i n g
and e x p e r i e n c e .

P r o d u c e s r e p l a c e m e n t p a r ts and n e w p a r t s in m ak in g r e p a i r s o f
m e t a l p a r ts o f m e c h a n i c a l equip m en t o p e r a t e d in an e s ta b lis h m e n t.
W ork
i n v o l v e s m o s t o f the f o l l o w i n g : I n t e r p r e t i n g w r i t t e n in s tr u c tio n s and s p e c i ­
f i c a t i o n s ; planning and l a y in g out o f w o r k ; us in g a v a r i e t y o f m a c h i n i s t ' s
ha ndto ols and p r e c i s i o n m e a s u r i n g in s t r u m e n t s ; se tting up and o p e r a t i n g
s ta n dard m a c h in e t o o l s ; shaping o f m e t a l p a r ts to c l o s e t o l e r a n c e s ; m a k i n g
sta ndard shop c om p u tatio n s r e l a t i n g to d i m e n s i o n s o f w o r k , to o lin g , f e e d s ,
and s p ee d s o f m ac h in in g ; k n o w le d g e o f the w o r k i n g p r o p e r t i e s o f the c o m m o n
m e t a l s ; s e l e c t i n g s ta n dard m a t e r i a l s , p a r t s , and e qu ip m en t r e q u i r e d f o r this
w o r k ; and fittin g and a s s e m b l i n g p a r ts into m e c h a n i c a l equipm en t. In g e n e r a l ,
the m a c h i n i s t ' s w o r k n o r m a l l y r e q u i r e s a rou nded t r a i n i n g in m a c h i n e - s h o p
p r a c t i c e u s u a lly a c q u i r e d th ro u gh a f o r m a l a p p r e n t i c e s h i p o r e q u i v a l e n t
tr a i n i n g and e x p e r i e n c e .

M A IN T E N A N C E E L E C T R IC IA N
M A I N T E N A N C E M E C H A N IC (M ach in ery )
R e p a i r s m a c h i n e r y o r m e c h a n i c a l e q u ip m en t o f an e s t a b lis h m e n t.
W o r k i n v o l v e s m o s t o f the f o l l o w i n g : E x a m i n i n g m a c h i n e s and m e c h a n i c a l
e q u ip m en t to d ia g n o s e s o u r c e o f tr o u b l e ; d i s m a n t l i n g o r p a r t l y d i s m a n tl i n g
m a c h i n e s and p e r f o r m i n g r e p a i r s that m a i n l y i n v o l v e the use o f handtools in
s c r a p i n g and f i tti n g p a r t s ; r e p l a c i n g b ro k e n o r d e f e c t i v e p a r ts w ith i t e m s
ob ta ined f r o m stock; o r d e r i n g the p r o d u c tio n o f a r e p l a c e m e n t p a r t by a
m a c h in e shop o r sending the, m a c h in e to a m a c h in e shop f o r m a j o r r e p a i r s ;
p r e p a r i n g w r i t t e n s p e c i f i c a t i o n s f o r m a j o r r e p a i r s o r f o r the p ro d u c tio n o f
p a r ts o r d e r e d f r o m m a c h in e shops; r e a s s e m b l i n g m a c h i n e s ; and m a k in g a l l
n e c e s s a r y ad ju s tm e n ts f o r o p e r a t i o n .
In g e n e r a l , the w o r k o f a m a c h i n e r y
m a in te n a n c e m e c h a n i c
r e q u i r e s rou nded tr a i n i n g and e x p e r i e n c e u sually
a c q u i r e d th rough a f o r m a l a p p r e n t i c e s h i p o r e q u i v a l e n t tr a in in g and e x p e r i ­
ence.
E x c lu d e d f r o m th is c l a s s i f i c a t i o n a r e w o r k e r s w h os e p r i m a r y duties
i n v o l v e settin g up o r ad justin g m a c h i n e s .

P e r f o r m s a v a r i e t y o f e l e c t r i c a l t r a d e functio ns such as the i n s t a l ­
la tio n , m a in te n a n c e , o r r e p a i r o f e qu ip m en t f o r the g e n e r a t i o n , d is tr ib u t io n ,
o r u t i l i z a t i o n o f e l e c t r i c e n e r g y in an e s t a b lis h m e n t.
W o rk i n v o l v e s m o s t
o f the f o l l o w i n g :
I n s t a l l i n g o r r e p a i r i n g any o f a v a r i e t y of e l e c t r i c a l e q u i p ­
m e n t such as g e n e r a t o r s , t r a n s f o r m e r s , s w i t c h b o a r d s , c o n t r o l l e r s , c i r c u i t
b r e a k e r s , m o t o r s , h eatin g units, conduit s y s t e m s , o r other t r a n s m i s s i o n
equ ip m en t; w o r k i n g f r o m b l u e p r in ts , d r a w i n g s , la y ou ts, o r ot h e r s p e c i f i ­
c a tio n s ; lo c a t in g and d i a g n o s in g t r o u b l e in the e l e c t r i c a l s y s t e m o r e q u i p ­
m en t; w o r k i n g s ta n dard com p u tatio n s r e l a t i n g to load r e q u i r e m e n t s o f w i r i n g
o r e l e c t r i c a l e qu ip m en t; and using a v a r i e t y o f e l e c t r i c i a n ' s handtools and
m e a s u r i n g and t e s t i n g in s t r u m e n t s .
In g e n e r a l , the w o r k of the m ain te n an c e
e l e c t r i c i a n r e q u i r e s rounded t r a i n i n g and e x p e r i e n c e u s u ally a c q u i r e d th ro ugh
a f o r m a l a p p r e n t i c e s h i p o r e q u iv a le n t tr a i n i n g and e x p e r i e n c e .

M A IN T E N A N C E M E C H A N IC (M otor V eh icles)

M A IN T E N A N C E P A IN T E R

R e p a i r s a u t o m o b i l e s , b u s e s , m o t o r t r u c k s , and t r a c t o r s o f an e s t a b ­
l is h m e n t. W o r k i n v o l v e s m o s t o f the f o l l o w i n g : E x a m i n i n g a u t o m o tiv e e q u i p ­
m en t to d ia g n o s e s o u r c e o f t r o u b l e ; d i s a s s e m b l i n g e quip m en t and p e r f o r m i n g
r e p a i r s that i n v o l v e the us e o f such ha ndto ols as w r e n c h e s , g a u g e s , d r i l l s ,
o r s p e c i a l i z e d e q u ip m e n t in d i s a s s e m b l i n g o r fi t t i n g p a r t s ; r e p l a c i n g b ro k en
o r d e f e c t i v e p a r ts f r o m stock; g r i n d i n g and adjusting v a l v e s ; r e a s s e m b l i n g and
i n s t a l l i n g the v a r i o u s a s s e m b l i e s in the v e h i c l e and m a k in g n e c e s s a r y a d ju s t­
m e n ts ; and a l ig n in g w h e e l s , ad justin g b r a k e s and lig h ts , o r tig h te n in g body
bo-lts.
In g e n e r a l , the w o r k o f th e m o t o r v e h i c l e m ain te n an c e m e c h a n ic
r e q u i r e s roun ded t r a i n i n g and e x p e r i e n c e u s u a l l y a c q u i r e d th ro ugh a f o r m a l
a p p r e n t i c e s h i p o r e q u i v a l e n t t r a i n i n g and e x p e r i e n c e .

P a in ts and r e d e c o r a t e s w a l l s , w o o d w o r k , and f i x t u r e s o f an e s t a b ­
lis h m e n t.
W o r k i n v o l v e s the f o l l o w i n g : K n o w l e d g e o f s u r fa c e p e c u l i a r i t i e s
and ty p e s o f paint r e q u i r e d f o r d i f f e r e n t a p p lic a tio n s ; p r e p a r i n g s u r fa c e f o r
painting b y r e m o v i n g old f in is h o r by p la c i n g putty o r f i l l e r in n a i l h o le s and
i n t e r s t i c e s ; and a p p lyin g paint w ith s p r a y gun o r bru sh.
May m ix c o lo rs ,
o i l s , wh ite le a d , and o t h e r paint i n g r e d i e n t s to obtain p r o p e r c o l o r o r
c o n s i s t e n c y . In g e n e r a l , the w o r k o f the m a in te n a n c e p a in ter r e q u i r e s rounded
tr a i n i n g and e x p e r i e n c e u s u a lly a c q u i r e d th rough a f o r m a l a p p r e n t i c e s h i p o r
e q u i v a l e n t t r a i n i n g and e x p e r i e n c e .




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M AINTENANCE MECHANIC (Motor Vehicles)— Continued

M ACH INE-TO O L OPERATOR (Toolroom )

T h i s c l a s s i f i c a t i o n d oe s not in clude m e c h a n i c s who r e p a i r c u s t o m e r s '
v e h i c l e s in au t o m o b ile r e p a i r shops.

S p e c i a l i z e s in the o p e r a t i o n o f one o r m o r e t y p e s o f m a c h in e t o o l s ,
such as j i g b o r e r s , c y l i n d r i c a l o r s u r fa c e g r i n d e r s ; engine la th e s; o r m i l l i n g
m a c h i n e s , in the c o n s t r u c tio n o f m a c h i n e - s h o p t o o l s , g a u g e s , j i g s , f i x t u r e s ,
o r dies.
W o r k i n v o l v e s m o s t o f the f o l l o w i n g : P lann in g and p e r f o r m i n g
d i f f i c u l t m a c h in in g o p e r a t i o n s ; p r o c e s s i n g i t e m s r e q u i r i n g c o m p l i c a t e d setups
o r a high d e g r e e o f a c c u r a c y ; using a v a r i e t y o f p r e c i s i o n m e a s u r i n g i n s t r u ­
m e n t s ; s e l e c t i n g f e e d s , s p e e d s , t o o l i n g , and o p e r a t i o n sequence; and m ak in g
n e c e s s a r y a d ju stm ents d u r in g o p e r a t i o n to a c h i e v e r e q u i s i t e t o l e r a n c e s o r
dim en sions.
M a y be r e q u i r e d to r e c o g n i z e when to o l s need d r e s s i n g , to
d r e s s t o o l s , and to s e l e c t p r o p e r c o o la n ts and cutting and l u b r ic a tin g o i l s .
F o r c r o s s - i n d u s t r y w a g e study p u r p o s e s , m a c h i n e - t o o l o p e r a t o r s ( t o o l r o o m )
in t o o l and d ie jobbing shops a r e e x c lu d e d f r o m this c l a s s i fi c a t io n .

M A IN TE N A N C E P IP E F IT T E R
I n s t a l l s o r r e p a i r s w a t e r , s te a m , g a s , o r o t h e r ty p e s o f pipe and
p i p e f i tt in g s in an e s ta b l i s h m e n t. W o r k i n v o l v e s m o s t o f the f o l l o w i n g : L a y i n g
out w o r k and m e a s u r i n g to l o c a t e p o s itio n o f pipe f r o m d r a w i n g s o r ot h e r
w r i t t e n s p e c i f i c a t i o n s ; cutting v a r i o u s s i z e s o f pip e to c o r r e c t length s with
c h i s e l and h a m m e r o r o x y a c e t y l e n e t o r c h o r p i p e - c u t t i n g m a c h i n e s ; th r e a d in g
pip e with sto c k s and d i e s ; bending p ip e by h a n d - d r i v e n o r p o w e r - d r i v e n
m a c h i n e s ; a s s e m b l i n g pipe w it h c ou p lin gs and fa s te n in g pipe to h a n g e r s ;
m a k in g standard shop com p utatio ns r e l a t i n g to p r e s s u r e s , f l o w , and s i z e o f
p ip e r e q u i r e d ; and m a k in g standa rd t e s t s to d e t e r m i n e w h eth e r f in is h e d p ip e s
m ee t specifications.
In g e n e r a l , the w o r k o f the m ain te n an c e p i p e f i t t e r
r e q u i r e s roun ded tr a i n i n g and e x p e r i e n c e u s u a lly a c q u i r e d th ro ugh a f o r m a l
a p p r e n tic e s h ip o r e q u iv a le n t t r a i n i n g and e x p e r i e n c e .
W orkers p rim a rily
e n g a g ed in i n s t a l l i n g and r e p a i r i n g buil din g sanit ation o r heatin g s y s t e m s
are excluded.
M AIN T E N A N C E S H E E T -M E T A L WORKER
F a b r i c a t e s , i n s t a l l s , and m a in ta in s in good r e p a i r the s h e e t - m e t a l
equip m en t and f i x t u r e s (s uc h as m a c h in e g u a r d s , g r e a s e pans, s h e l v e s ,
l o c k e r s , tanks, v e n t i l a t o r s , chutes, ducts , m e t a l r o o f i n g ) of an e s ta b l i s h m e n t.
W o r k i n v o l v e s m o s t o f the f o l l o w i n g : P la n n in g and lay in g out a l l ty p e s o f
s h e e t - m e t a l m ain te n a n c e w o r k f r o m b l u e p r in ts , m o d e l s , o r o t h e r s p e c i f i ­
c atio n s ; setting up and o p e r a t i n g a l l a v a i l a b l e ty p e s o f s h e e t - m e t a l w o r k i n g
m a c h in e s ; using a v a r i e t y o f handtools in cutting, bending, f o r m i n g , shaping,
fittin g , and a s s e m b l i n g ; and i n s t a l l i n g s h e e t - m e t a l a r t i c l e s as r e q u i r e d .
In
g e n e r a l , the w o r k o f the m a in te n a n c e s h e e t - m e t a l w o r k e r r e q u i r e s roun ded
t r a i n i n g and e x p e r i e n c e u s u a lly a c q u i r e d th ro ugh a f o r m a l a p p r e n t i c e s h i p o r
e q u iv a le n t t r a i n i n g and e x p e r i e n c e .
M IL L W R IG H T
In s t a l l s n e w m a c h i n e s o r h e a v y e q u ip m en t, and d i s m a n t l e s and
i n s t a l l s m a c h i n e s o r h e a v y e quip m en t when c han ges in the plant layout a r e
req u ired .
W o r k i n v o l v e s m o s t o f the f o l l o w i n g ; P lann in g and l a y in g out
w o r k ; i n t e r p r e t i n g b lu e p rin ts o r o t h e r s p e c i f i c a t i o n s ; using a v a r i e t y o f handt o o l s and r i g g i n g ; m a k in g standard shop com p u tatio n s r e l a t i n g to s t r e s s e s ,
s tr en gth o f m a t e r i a l s , and c e n t e r s o f g r a v i t y ; a lig n in g and b ala n cin g e q u i p ­
m e n t; s e l e c t i n g sta n da rd t o o l s , e quip m en t, and p a r ts to be used; and in s ta l l i n g
and m a in ta in in g in good o r d e r p o w e r t r a n s m i s s i o n e quip m en t such as d r i v e s
and speed r e d u c e r s .
In g e n e r a l , the m i l l w r i g h t ' s w o r k n o r m a l l y r e q u i r e s a
rounded t r a i n i n g and e x p e r i e n c e in the tr a d e a c q u i r e d th ro ugh a f o r m a l
a p p r e n t i c e s h i p o r e q u i v a l e n t t r a i n i n g and e x p e r i e n c e .
M A IN T E N A N C E TRADES H E LP E R
A s s i s t s one o r m o r e w o r k e r s in the s k il l e d m ain te n an c e t r a d e s , by
p e r f o r m i n g s p e c i f i c o r g e n e r a l duties o f l e s s e r s k i l l , such as k e e p in g a
w o r k e r suppli ed w ith m a t e r i a l s and t o o l s ; c le a n in g w o r k i n g a r e a , m a c h i n e ,
and e qu ip m en t; a s s i s t i n g jo u r n e y m a n by holding m a t e r i a l s o r t o o l s ; and p e r ­
f o r m i n g o t h e r u n s k ille d ta s k s as d i r e c t e d by j o u r n e y m a n .
T h e kind o f w o r k
the h e l p e r i s p e r m i t t e d to p e r f o r m v a r i e s f r o m t r a d e to t r a d e :
In s om e
t r a d e s the h e l p e r is c o n fin e d to supplyin g, l i f t i n g , and holding m a t e r i a l s and
t o o l s , and c le a n in g w o r k i n g a r e a s ; and in o t h e r s he is p e r m i t t e d to p e r f o r m
s p e c i a l i z e d m ac h in e o p e r a t i o n s , o r p a r ts of a tr a d e that a r e a ls o p e r f o r m e d
by w o r k e r s on a f u l l - t i m e b a s is .




T O O L A N D D IE M A K E R
C o n s t r u c t s and r e p a i r s m a c h i n e - s h o p t o o l s , g a u g es , j i g s , f i x t u r e s
o r d ie s f o r f o r g i n g s , punching, and o t h e r m e t a l - f o r m i n g w o r k .
Work
i n v o l v e s m o s t o f the f o l l o w i n g : P lan n in g and l a y in g out w o r k a c c o r d i n g to
m o d e l s , b l u e p r in ts , d r a w i n g s , o r o t h e r o r a l and w r i t t e n s p e c i f i c a t i o n s ; using
a v a r i e t y o f t o o l and d ie m a k e r ' s handtools and p r e c i s i o n m e a s u r i n g i n s t r u ­
m e n ts ; u n de rs tan d in g o f the w o r k i n g p r o p e r t i e s o f c o m m o n m e t a l s and a l l o y s ;
s e ttin g up and o p e r a t i n g o f m a c h in e t o o l s and r e l a t e d equip m en t; m ak in g
n e c e s s a r y shop c om p u tatio n s r e l a t i n g to d i m e n s i o n s o f w o r k , s p ee d s , f e e d s ,
and to o l i n g o f m a c h i n e s ; h e a t - t r e a t i n g o f m e t a l p a r ts during f a b r i c a t i o n as
w e l l as o f f in is h e d t o o l s and d i e s to a c h i e v e r e q u i r e d q u a l i t i e s ; w o r k i n g to
c l o s e t o l e r a n c e s ; f i tti n g and a s s e m b l i n g o f p a r ts to p r e s c r i b e d t o l e r a n c e s
and a l l o w a n c e s ; and s e l e c t i n g a p p r o p r i a t e m a t e r i a l s , t o o l s , and p r o c e s s e s .
In g e n e r a l , the t o o l and d ie m a k e r ' s w o r k r e q u i r e s a rounded t r a i n i n g in
m a c h i n e - s h o p and t o o l r o o m p r a c t i c e u s u a lly a c q u i r e d through a f o r m a l
a p p r e n t i c e s h i p o r e q u i v a l e n t t r a i n i n g and e x p e r i e n c e .
F o r c r o s s - i n d u s t r y w a g e study p u r p o s e s , t o o l and d ie m a k e r s in
t o o l and d ie jo b b in g shops a r e e x c lu d e d f r o m th is c l a s s i f i c a t i o n .

S T A T IO N A R Y E N G IN EE R
O p e r a t e s and m a in ta in s and 'm a y a ls o s u p e r v i s e the o p e r a t i o n of
s t a t i o n a r y e n g in e s and e q u ip m en t ( m e c h a n i c a l o r e l e c t r i c a l ) to supply the
e s t a b l i s h m e n t in w h ic h e m p l o y e d w ith p o w e r , heat, r e f r i g e r a t i o n , o r a i r c o n d itio n in g.
W ork in v o lv e s :
O p e r a t in g and m a in ta in in g equip m en t such as
s te a m e n g i n e s , a i r c o m p r e s s o r s , g e n e r a t o r s , m o t o r s , t u r b in e s , v e n ti l a t i n g
and r e f r i g e r a t i n g equ ip m en t, s te a m b o i l e r s and b o i l e r - f e d w a t e r pum ps;
m a k in g e q u ip m en t r e p a i r s ; and k e e p in g a r e c o r d o f o p e r a t i o n o f m a c h i n e r y ,
t e m p e r a t u r e , and f u e l c on su m p tio n .
M a y a ls o s u p e r v i s e th es e o p e r a t i o n s .
H ead o r c h i e f e n g i n e e r s in e s t a b l i s h m e n t s e m p l o y i n g m o r e than one e n g i n e e r
a r e e x c lu d e d .

B O IL E R T E N D E R
F ires
s t a t i o n a r y b o i l e r s to fu r n is h the e s ta b l i s h m e n t in whic h
e m p l o y e d w it h heat, p o w e r , o r
s te a m .
F e e d s f u e ls to f i r e by hand o r
o p e r a t e s a m e c h a n i c a l s t o k e r , g a s , o r o i l b u r n e r; and che c k s w a t e r and
safety v a lv e s.
M a y c le a n , o i l , o r a s s i s t in r e p a i r i n g b o i l e r r o o m equip m en t.

MATERIAL MOVEMENT AND CUSTODIAL
T R U C K D R IV E R

W A R E H O U S E M A N — Continued

D r i v e s a tr u c k with in a c i t y o r i n d u s t r i a l a r e a to t r a n s p o r t m a t e ­
r i a l s , m e r c h a n d i s e , equ ip m en t, o r w o r k e r s b etw een v a r i o u s ty p e s o f e s t a b ­
l i s h m e n ts such as :
M anu fa cturin g plants, f r e i g h t d e p o ts , w a r e h o u s e s , w h o l e ­
s ale and r e t a i l e s t a b l i s h m e n t s , o r b e tw e e n r e t a i l
e s ta b lis h m e n ts and
c u s t o m e r s ' hous es o r p la c e s of busin ess. M a y a l s o loa d o r unload tr u c k with
o r with out h e l p e r s , m a k e m i n o r m e c h a n i c a l r e p a i r s , and k e ep tr u c k in good
w o r k i n g order.
S a l e s - r o u t e and o v e r - t h e - r o a d d r i v e r s a r e e x c l u d e d .

E x c lu d e w o r k e r s wh os e p r i m a r y duties i n v o l v e shipping and r e c e i v i n g
w o r k ( s e e Shipping and R e c e i v i n g C l e r k and Shipping P a c k e r ) , o r d e r f i l l i n g
( s e e O r d e r F i l l e r ) , o r o p e r a tin g p o w e r tr uck s ( s e e P o w e r - T r u c k O p e r a t o r ) .

ORDER F IL L E R
F i l l s shipping o r t r a n s f e r o r d e r s f o r fin is h e d goods f r o m s to r e d
m e r c h a n d i s e in a c c o r d a n c e with s p e c i f i c a t i o n s on s a l e s s lip s , c u s t o m e r s '
o r d e r s , o r oth e r i n s t r u c t i o n s .
M a y , in addition to f i l l i n g o r d e r s and i n d i ­
catin g i t e m s f i l l e d o r o m i t t e d , k e ep r e c o r d s o f ou tgoing o r d e r s , r e q u i s i t i o n
ad d ition a l stock o r r e p o r t short supplie s to s u p e r v i s o r , and p e r f o r m oth e r
r e l a t e d duties.

F o r w a g e study p u r p o s e s , t r u c k d r i v e r s a r e c l a s s i f i e d by s i z e and
ty pe o f equ ip m en t, as f o l l o w s :
( T r a c t o r - t r a i l e r should be r a te d on the b a s is
o f t r a i l e r c a p a c i t y .)
T ru ck d river,
T ru ck d river,
T ru ck d rive r,
T ru ck d rive r,

li g ht tru c k (u nder 1V 2 tons)
m e d iu m tru c k (1 */ to and in cludin g 4 to ns)
2
h e a v y tr u c k ( t r a i l e r ) ( o v e r 4 to ns)
he av y tr u c k ( o t h e r than t r a i l e r ) ( o v e r 4 tons)

S H IP P IN G P A C K E R
P r e p a r e s fin is h e d p ro d u c ts f o r shipm en t o r s t o r a g e by p la c in g th em
in shipping c o n t a i n e r s , the s p e c i f i c o p e r a t i o n s p e r f o r m e d b eing dependent upon
the ty p e, s i z e , and n u m b e r o f units to be p ack ed , the ty pe o f c o n ta in e r
e m p l o y e d , and m eth o d o f ship m en t.
W o r k r e q u i r e s the p la c in g o f i t e m s in
shipping c o n t a i n e r s and m a y i n v o l v e one o r m o r e o f the f o l l o w i n g : K n o w l e d g e
o f v a r i o u s i t e m s o f sto ck in o r d e r to v e r i f y content; s e l e c t i o n o f a p p r o p r i a t e
ty pe and s i z e o f c o n ta i n e r ; i n s e r t i n g e n c l o s u r e s in c o n ta i n e r ; using e x c e l s i o r
o r o t h e r m a t e r i a l to p r e v e n t b r e a k a g e o r d a m a g e ; c l o s i n g and s e a l i n g c o n ­
t a i n e r ; and ap p ly in g l a b e l s o r e n te r i n g i d e n t i f y i n g data on c o n ta i n e r .
Packers
who a ls o make' wooden b o x e s o r c r a t e s a r e e x c l u d e d .

SH IP P IN G A N D R E C E IV IN G C L E R K
P r e p a r e s m e r c h a n d i s e f o r shipm en t, o r r e c e i v e s and is r e s p o n s i b l e
f o r i n c o m i n g shipm en ts o f m e r c h a n d i s e o r ot h e r m a t e r i a l s .
Shipping w o r k
involves:
A k n o w le d g e o f shipping p r o c e d u r e s , p r a c t i c e s , r o u te s , a v a i l a b l e
m e a n s o f t r a n s p o r t a t i o n , and r a t e s ; and p r e p a r i n g r e c o r d s o f the goods
shipped, m a k in g up b i l l s o f la ding, p os tin g w e i g h t and shipping c h a r g e s , and
keep in g a f i l e o f shipping r e c o r d s .
M a y d i r e c t o r a s s i s t in p r e p a r i n g the
m e r c h a n d i s e f o r ship m en t.
R eceivin g w ork in v o lv e s : V erify in g or directin g
o t h e r s in v e r i f y i n g the c o r r e c t n e s s o f ship m en ts again st b i l l s of lad ing,
i n v o i c e s , o r ot h e r r e c o r d s ; c h e c k in g f o r s h o r ta g e s and r e j e c t i n g d a m a g e d
good s; routing m e r c h a n d i s e o r m a t e r i a l s to p r o p e r d e p a r tm e n ts ; and m a i n ­
ta in ing n e c e s s a r y r e c o r d s and f i l e s .
F o r wage

study p u r p o s e s ,

w orkers

M A T E R I A L H A N D LIN G L A B O R E R
A w o r k e r e m p l o y e d in a w a r e h o u s e , m a n u fa c tu rin g plant, s t o r e , o r
o t h e r e s ta b l i s h m e n t w h o s e duties i n v o l v e one o r m o r e o f the f o l l o w i n g :
L o a d in g and un load ing v a r i o u s m a t e r i a l s and m e r c h a n d i s e on o r f r o m f r e i g h t
c a r s , tr u c k s , o r ot h e r t r a n s p o r t i n g d e v i c e s ; un packing, s h e lv in g , o r p la c in g
m a t e r i a l s o r m e r c h a n d i s e in p r o p e r s t o r a g e lo c a t io n ; and tr a n s p o r t i n g
m a t e r i a l s o r m e r c h a n d i s e by handtruc k, c a r , o r w h e e l b a r r o w .
Longshore
w o r k e r s , who loa d and unload ships, a r e e x c l u d e d .

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

Shipping c l e r k
R eceivin g clerk
Shipping and r e c e i v i n g c l e r k

WAREHOUSEMAN
P O W E R -TR U C K O PE R A TO R
A s d i r e c t e d , p e r f o r m s a v a r i e t y o f w a r e h o u s i n g duties which r e q u i r e
an understa ndin g o f the e s t a b l i s h m e n t ' s s t o r a g e p la n .
W o rk i n v o l v e s m o s t
o f the f o l l o w i n g : V e r i f y i n g m a t e r i a l s ( o r m e r c h a n d i s e ) again st r e c e i v i n g
d o c u m e n ts , no ting and r e p o r t i n g d i s c r e p a n c i e s and ob viou s d a m a g e s ; routing
m a t e r i a l s to p r e s c r i b e d s t o r a g e lo c a t io n s ; s t o r i n g , stacking, o r p a l l e t i z i n g
m a t e r i a l s in a c c o r d a n c e with p r e s c r i b e d s t o r a g e m eth od s ; r e a r r a n g i n g and
t a k i n g i n v e n t o r y o f s t o r e d m a t e r i a l s ; e x a m i n i n g s to r e d m a t e r i a l s and
r e p o r t i n g d e t e r i o r a t i o n and d a m a g e ; r e m o v i n g m a t e r i a l f r o m s t o r a g e and
p r e p a r i n g it f o r ship m ent.
M a y o p e r a t e hand o r p o w e r tr u c k s in p e r f o r m i n g
w a r e h o u s i n g duties.




O p e r a t e s a m a n u a l l y c o n t r o l l e d g a s o l i n e - o r e l e c t r i c - p o w e r e d tr u c k
o r t r a c t o r to t r a n s p o r t goods and m a t e r i a l s o f a l l kinds about a w a r e h o u s e ,
m a n u fa c tu rin g plant, o r o t h e r e s ta b lis h m e n t.

truck,

F o r w a g e study p u r p o s e s , w o r k e r s
as f o l l o w s :

are

c l a s s i f i e d by type o f p o w e r -

F o rk lift operator
P o w e r - t r u c k o p e r a t o r ( o t h e r than f o r k l i f t )

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GUARD A N D W A TC H M A N

J A N I T O R , P O R T E R , OR C L E A N E R

G u a r d . P e r f o r m s routin e p o l i c e d u tie s , e i t h e r at f i x e d pos t o r on
to u r, m a in ta in in g o r d e r , using a r m s o r f o r c e w h e r e n e c e s s a r y .
Inc lud e s
guards who a r e sta tioned at gate and c h e c k on i d e n t i t y o f e m p l o y e e s and
other persons e n te r in g .

C l e a n s and k e e p s in an o r d e r l y con dition f a c t o r y w o r k i n g a r e a s and
w a s h r o o m s , o r p r e m i s e s o f an o f f i c e , a p a r tm e n t hous e, o r c o m m e r c i a l
o r ot h e r e s t a b l i s h m e n t .
Duties i n v o l v e a c om b in atio n o f the f o l l o w i n g :
S w ee p in g , m o p p in g o r sc ru b b in g , and p o lis h in g f l o o r s ; r e m o v i n g c h ip s , tr a s h ,
and o t h e r r e f u s e ; dusting equ ip m en t, fu r n itu r e , o r f i x t u r e s ; p o lis h in g m e t a l
f i x t u r e s o r t r i m m i n g s ; p r o v i d i n g supplie s and m i n o r m ain te n an c e s e r v i c e s ;
and c le a n in g l a v a t o r i e s , s h o w e r s , and r e s t r o o m s .
W o r k e r s who s p e c i a l i z e
in w in d o w w a s h in g a r e e x c l u d e d .

W a tc h m a n .
M a k e s rounds o f p r e m i s e s
p r o p e r t y a g a in s t f i r e , th eft, and i l l e g a l e n tr y .




p erio d ically

in

p ro tectin g

35

Available On Request
T h e f o llo w in g a r e a s a r e s u r v e y e d p e r i o d i c a l l y f o r u s e in a d m in is t e r in g th e S e r v i c e
a v a ila b le at no c o s t f r o m a n y o f th e B L S r e g io n a l o f f i c e s sh ow n on th e b a c k c o v e r .

C o n tr a c t

A la s k a
A lb a n y , G a.
A lb u q u e r q u e , N . M e x .
A le x a n d r ia , L a .
A lp e n a , S ta n d is h , and T a w a s C it y , M ic h .
Ann A r b o r , M ic h .
A s h e v i l l e , N .C .
A t la n t ic C it y , N .J .
A u g u s ta , G a .—S .C .
B a k e r s f i e l d , C a lif .
B a to n R o u g e , L a .
B a t t le C r e e k , M ic h .
B e a u m o n t—P o r t A r t h u i ^ O r a n g e , T e x .
B ilo x i—G u lfp o r t and P a s c a g o u la , M is s .
B o is e C it y , Id ah o
B r e m e r t o n , W a sh .
B r id g e p o r t , N o r w a lk , and S t a m fo r d , C onn.
B r u n s w ic k , G a.
B u r lin g to n , V t.—N . Y.
C ape C od, M ass.
C e d a r R a p id s , Io w a
C h a m p a ig n —U rb a n a —R a n to u l, 111.
C h a r le s t o n , S .C .
C h a r lo t t e —G a s to n ia , N .C .
C h eyen n e, W yo.
C l a r k s v i l l e —H o p k in s v ille , T e n n .—K y .
C o lo r a d o S p r in g s , C o lo .
C o lu m b ia , S .C .
C o lu m b u s , G a .—A la .
C o lu m b u s , M is s .
C r a n e , Ind.
D e c a tu r , 111.
D e s M o in e s , Io w a
D oth an , A la .
Duluth—S u p e r io r , M in n .—W is .
E l P a s o , T e x . , and A la m o g o r d o —L a s C r u c e s , N . M e x .
E u g e n e —S p r in g fie ld , O r e g .
F a y e t t e v i l l e , N .C .
F it c h b u r g —L e o m i n s t e r , M a s s .
F o r t S m ith , A r k . —O k la .
F o r t W a y n e , Ind.
F r e d e r i c k — a g e r s t o w n , M d .— h a m b e r s b u r g , P a . —
H
C
M a r t in s b u r g , W . V a .
G a d s d e n and A n n is t o n , A l a .
G o ld s b o r o , N .C .
G ra n d Is la n d —H a s tin g s , N e b r .
G r e a t F a l l s , M o n t.
G uam , T e r r it o r y o f
H a r r is b u r g —L e b a n o n , P a .
H u n tin gton —A s h la n d , W . V a .—K y .—O h io
K n o x v ille , T e n n .
L a C r o s s e , W is .
L a red o, Tex.
L a s V ega s, N ev.
L a w to n , O k la .
L im a , O h io
L i t t l e R o c k —N o r th L i t t l e R o c k , A r k .

A ct

of

1965.

S u rvey

r e s u lt s

a r e p u b lis h e d

in r e l e a s e s w h ic h ,

w h ile

s u p p lie s

la s t ,

a ■e o r w i l l

L o g a n s p o r t —P e r u , In d .
L o r a in —E l y r i a , O h io
L o w e r E a s t e r n S h o r e , M d .—V a .—D e l.
L yn ch b u rg, Va.
M a c o n , G a.
M a d is o n , W is .
M a n s fie ld , O h io
M a r q u e t t e , E s c a n a b a , S au lt S te. M a r i e , M ic h .
M c A lle n —P h a r i^ -E d in b u r g and B r o w n s v ille —
H a r lin g e n —San B e n ito , T e x .
M e d fo r d —K la m a th F a l l s —G r a n ts P a s s , O r e g .
M e r id ia n , M is s .
M id d le s e x , M o n m o u th , and O c e a n C o s ., N .J .
M o b ile and P e n s a c o la , A la . —F la .
M o n t g o m e r y , A la .
N a s h v ille —D a v id s o n , T e n n .
N e w B e r n —J a c k s o n v ille , N .C .
N e w L on d on —N o r w ic h , C on n .—R .I.
N o r th D a k o ta , S ta te o f
O r la n d o , F la .
O x n a rd —S im i V a lle y —V e n tu r a , C a lif .
P a n a m a C it y , F la .
P a r k e r s b u rg —M a r ie t t a , W . V a .—O h io
P e o r i a , 111.
P h o e n ix , A r i z .
P in e B lu ff, A r k .
P o c a t e l l o — a h o F a l l s , Id a h o
Id
P o r t s m o u t h , N .H .—M a in e —M a s s .
P u e b lo , C o lo .
P u e r t o R ic o
R en o, N ev.
R ic h la n d —K e n n e w ic jt—W a lla W a lla P e n d le t o n , W a s h .—O r e g .
R i v e r s id e —San B e r n a r d in o —O n t a r io , C a lif .
S a lin a , K a n s .
S a lin a s —S e a s id e —M o n t e r e y , C a l i f .
S a n d u sk y, O h io
Santa B a r b a r a —S an ta M a r ia —L o m p o c , C a lif .
S avan n ah , G a .
S e lm a , A la .
S h e rm a n —D e n is o n , T e x .
S h re v e p o rt, La.
S io u x F a l l s , S. D ak.
S p o k a n e, W a sh .
S p r in g fie ld , 111.
S p r in g fie ld —C h ic o p e e —H o ly o k e , M a s s .—C o n n .
S to c k to n , C a lif .
T a c o m a , W a sh .
T a m p a —St. P e t e r s b u r g , F la .
T op ek a , Kans.
Tu cson , A r iz .
T u ls a , O k la .
V a l l e j o —F a i r f i e l d —N a p a , C a lif .
W a c o and K i l l e e n —T e m p le , T e x .
W a t e r lo o —C e d a r F a l l s , Io w a
W e s t T e x a s P la in s
W ilm in g to n , D e l.—N .J .—M d .

A n an n u al r e p o r t on s a l a r i e s f o r a c c o u n ta n ts , a u d it o r s , c h ie f a c c o u n ta n ts , a t t o r n e y s , jo b a n a ly s t s , d i r e c t o r s o f p e r s o n n e l, b u y e r s , c h e m is t s , e n g in e e r s , e n g in e e r in g te c h n ic ia n s ,
c l e r i c a l e m p lo y e e s is a v a ila b le .
O r d e r a s B L S B u lle t in 1891, N a tio n a l S u r v e y o f P r o f e s s i o n a l , A d m i n i s t r a t i v e , T e c h n ic a l, and C l e r i c a l P a y , M a r c h 1 9 7 5 . $ 1 .3 0 a c o p y , fr o m any o f the B L S
o f f i c e s show n on th e b a ck c o v e r , o r f r o m th e S u p e rin te n d e n t o f D o c u m e n ts , U .S . G o v e r n m e n t P r in t in g O f f i c e , W a s h in g to n , D .C . 20402.




be

d r a f t e r s , and
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Area Wage Surveys
A list o f the latest available bulletins is presented below. A d irecto ry of area wage studies including m ore lim ited studies conducted at the request ot tne
Employment Standards Adm inistration of the U.S. Department of Labor is available on request. Bulletins may be purchased from any of the BLS regional offices shown
on the back cover o r fro m the Superintendent o f Documents, U.S. Government Prin ting O ffice, Washington, D.C. 20402
A re a

Bulletin number
and p ric e *

Akron, Ohio, Dec. 1975____________________________________________ 1850-80, 45 cents
Albany-Schenectady—T ro y, N .Y ., Sept. 1976_____________________ 1900-59, 55 cents
Anaheim—
Santa Ana—
Garden Grove, C alif., Oct. 1976___________ 1900-67, 75 cents
Atlanta, Ga., M ay 1976___________________________________________ 1900-30, 85 cents
Austin, Tex., Dec.19751 __________________________________________ 1850-83, 75 cents
B altim ore, Md., Aug. 1976________________________________________ 1900-52, 85 cents
B illin gs, Mont., July 1976_________________________________________ 1900-39, 55 cents
Binghamton, N .Y .— a ., July 1976 1_______________________________ 1900-49, 85 cents
P
Birmingham, A la ., M ar. 19761
____________________________________ 1900-11, 95 cents
Boston, M ass., Aug. 1976_________________________________________
1900-53, 85 cents
Buffalo, N .Y ., Oct. 1976___________________________________________ 1900-70, 75 cents
Canton, Ohio, May 1976______________________ _____________________ 1900-28, 55 cents
Chattanooga, Tenn.-G a., Sept. 1976_______________________________ 1900-57, 55 cents
Chicago, 111., May 1976____________________________________________ 1900-32, $1.05
Cincinnati, Ohio— y.—
K
Ind., M ar. 1976____________________________ 1900-7,
75cents
Cleveland, Ohio, Sept. 1976_______________________________________ 1900-62, 95 cents
Columbus, Ohio, Oct. 1976________________________________________ 1900-68,
75cents
Corpus C hristi, T ex., July 1976__________________________________ 1900-41, 55 cents
Dallas— o rt Worth, T ex., Oct. 1976_____________________________ 1900-63, 85 cents
F
Davenport—
Rock Island-M oline, Iow a-Ill., Feb. 1976____________ 1900-25, 55 cents
Dayton, Ohio, D ec. 1975___________________________________________ 1850-73, 45 cents
Daytona Beach, F la ., Aug. 1976___________________________________ 1900-45, 45 cents
Denver—
Boulder, C olo., Dec. 1976________________________________ 1900-73, 85 cents
Detroit, M ich., M ar. 19761
________________________________________ 1900-15, $1.25
F o rt Lauderdale—
Hollywood and W est Palm Beach—
Boca Raton, F la ., A p r. 1976_____________________________________ 1900-20, 55 cents
F resno, C alif., June 1976_________________________________________ 1900-29, 55 cents
G ainesville, F la ., Sept. 1976______________________________________ 1900-54, 45 cents
Green Bay, W is ., July 1976___________________ __ _________________ 1900-37, 55 cents
Greensboro— inston-Salem —
W
High Point, N.C., Aug. 1976________ 1900-47, 65 cents
Greenville-Spartanburg, S.C., June 1976 1________________________ 1900-36,
85cents
Hartford, Conn., M ar. 1976_______________________________________ 1900- 14, 55 cents
Houston, Tex., A p r. 1976__________________________________________ 1900-26, 85 cents
Huntsville, Ala., Feb. 1976 _______________________________________ 1900-17, 55 cents
Indianapolis, Ind., Oct. 1976______________________________________ 1900-58, 75 cents
Jackson, M iss., Feb. 1976_________________________________________ 1900-8,
55cents
Jacksonville, F la ., Dec. 1975_____________________________________ 1850-81, 45 cents
Kansas City, Mo^-Kans,, Sept. 1976 1_____________________________ 1900-60, $1.05
Lexington—
Fayette, K y., Nov. 19751______________________________ 1850-84, 75 cents
Los Angeles—Long Beach, C alif., Oct. 1975 1 ____________________ 1850-86, $1.15
L ou isville, Ky.—Ind., N ov. 1976___________________________________ 1900-69, 55 cents
M elbou rn e-T itu sville—
Cocoa, F la ., Aug. 1975___________________ 1850-54, 65 cents
Memphis, Tenn,— rk ,— iss., N ov. 1975__________________________ 1850-85, 45 cents
A
M
* Prices are determined by the Government Printing Office and are subject to change.
1 Data on establishment practices and supplementary wage provisions are also presented.




A re a

Bulletin number
and p ric e *

M iam i, F la ., Oct. 1976____________________________________________ 1900-66, 75 cents
M ilwaukee, W is., A p r. 1976______________________________________ 1900-22, 85 cents
Minneapolis—
St. Paul, Minn.— is., Jan. 1976____________________ 1900-3, 95 cents
W
Nassau-Suffolk, N .Y ., June 1976_________________________________ 1900-35, 85 cents
Newark, N.J., Jan. 1976__________________________________________ 1900-10, 85 cents
New Orleans, La., Jan. 1976_____________________________________ 1900-2, 75 cents
New York, N .Y .-N .J ., May 1976__________________________________ 1900-48, $1.05
Norfolk— irgin ia Beach—
V
Portsmouth, V a ^ N .C ., M ay 19761____ 1900-27, 85 cents
Norfolk— irgin ia Beach—
V
Portsmouth and Newport News—
Hampton, Va.— .C ., May 1976 1 ________________________________ 1900-33, 85 cents
N
Northeast Pennsylvania, Aug. 1976_______________________________ 1900-43, 65 cents
Oklahoma City, Okla., Aug. 1976=_______________________________ 1900-42, 55 cents
Omaha, N e b r I o w a , Oct. 1976___________________________________
1900-61, 55 cents
Paterson -C lifton — assaic, N.J., June 1976______________________ 1900-38, 55 cents
P
Philadelphia, Pa^-N.J., Nov. 1976 1______________________________ 1900-64, $1.10
Pittsburgh, P a., Jan. 19761 ______________________________________ 1900-1, $1.15
Portland, Maine, Dec. 1976 1_____________________________________ 1900-72, 85 cents
1900-51, 75 cents
Portland, Oreg,—
Wash., May 1976_______________________________
Poughkeepsie, N .Y ., June 1976___________________________________ 1900-50, 45 cents
Poughkeepsie—
Kingston—
Newburgh, N .Y ., June 1976_________ __ 1900-55, 55 cents
P roviden ce—
Warwick—
Pawtucket, R .I.— ass., June 1976________ 1900-31, 75 cents
M
Raleigh—
Durham, N.C., Feb. 1976________________________________ 1900-18, 55 cents
Richmond, Va., June 1976_________________________________________ 1900-34, 65 cents
St. Louis, M o.—
111., M ar. 19761 __________________________________ 1900-19, $1.25
Sacramento, C alif., Dec. 1976____________________________________ 1900-71, 55 cents
Saginaw, M ich., Nov. 1976 1______________________________________ 1900-74, 75 cents
Salt Lake City—
Ogden, Utah, Nov. 1976__________________________ 1900-65, 55 cents
San Antonio, Tex., M ay 1976__________________________________ ___ 1900-23, 65 cents
San Diego, C alif., Nov. 1975______________________________________ 1850-77, 45 cents
San F ran cisco—
Oakland, C alif., M ar. 1976______________________ 1900-9, 95 cents
San Jose, C alif., M ar. 1976_______________________________________ 1900-13, 75 cents
Seattle— verett, Wash., Jan. 1976________________________________ 1900-6, 65 cents
E
South Bend, Ind., M ar. 1976______________________________________ 1900-5, 55 cents
Stamford, Conn., May 19761______________________________________ 1900-40, 85 cents
Syracuse, N .Y ., July 1976________________________________________ 1900-44, 55 cents
Toledo, Ohio—
Mich., May 1976____________________________________ 1900-24, 55 cents
Trenton, N.J., Sept. 1976_________________________________________ 1900-56, 55 cents
U tica-R om e, N .Y ., July 1975 1____________________________________ 1850-48, 80 cents
Washington, D.C,—
Md,—
Va., M ar. 1976___________________________ 1900- 12, 8 5 cents
W estchester County, N .Y ., May 1976____________________________ 1900-46, 55 cents
Wichita, Kans., Apr. 1976________________________________________ 1900-21, 55 cents
W o rcester, M ass., A p r. 1976____________________________________ 1900- 16, 55 cents
Y ork, P a., Feb. 1976______________________________________________ 1900-4, 55 cents

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