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Area
Wage
Survey
Bulletin 2025-53
U.S. Department of Labor
Bureau of Labor Statistics




Kansas City, M issouri—Kansas,
Metropolitan Area
September 1978

Preface
T h is b ull etin p r o v i d e s res u lt s o f a S e p t e m b e r 1978 s u r v e y o f o c c u ­
pational e a r n in g s in the Kansas C it y, M i s s o u r i — a n s a s , Standar d M e tr o p o l i ta n
K
S ta tis tic a l A r e a .
T h e s u r v e y was m ad e as p art o f the B u re a u o f L a b o r
S t a tis tic s ' annual a r e a w a g e s u r v e y p r o g r a m .
It was conducted by the
B u re au 's r e g i o n a l o f f i c e in K ansas C it y, M o ., under the g e n e r a l d i r e c ti o n
of E d w ar 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 A e r f o r O p e r a t i o n s . The
s u r v e y could not have b een a c c o m p l i s h e d without the c o o p e r a tio n o f the many
f i r m s wh 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 ation in this bull etin. T h e B u re a u w i s h e s to e x p r e s s s i n c e r e a p p re c ia tio n
f o r the c o o p e r a tio n r e c e i v e d .
M a t e r i a l in this p u b lic atio n is in the pub lic dom ain and m a y be
r ep r o d u c e d without p e r m i s s i o n o f the F e d e r a l G o v e r n m e n t.
P le a s e credit




the B u re au
publication.

of

Labor

S ta tis tic s

and

c ite

the

name

and

number

of

this

Note:
A r e p o r t on oc cup ational e a r n i n g s and s u p p l e m e n t a r y w a g e p r o ­
v i s i o n s in the K ansas C ity a r e a is a v a i l a b l e f o r the c o n tr a c t cle an in g
ind ustry (July 1977). L i s t i n g s o f union w a g e r a te s a r e a v a i l a b l e f o r building
t r a d e s , p rin 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 t i 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 to r e e m p l o y e e s . A r e p o r t on o c c u p a tio n a l w a g e s
and s u p p lem e n ta ry b e n e fits f o r m u n i c i p a l g o v e r n m e n t w o r k e r s is a v a i l a b l e
f o r the c ity o f K an sas City.
F r e e c o p i e s o f t h e s e a r e a v a i l a b l e f r o m the
B u r e a u 's r e g i o n a l o f f i c e s . (See back c o v e r f o r a d d r e s s e s . )

Area
Wage
Survey

Kansas City, M issouri—Kansas,
Metropolitan Area
September 1978

U.S. Department of Labor
Ray Marshall, Secretary

Contents

Page

Page

Bureau of Labor Statistics
Janet L. Norwood
Acting Commissioner
January 1979
Bulletin 2025-53

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2

T a b l e s — Continued
E a r n i n g s , l a r g e e s ta b lis h m en ts —

T ables:

Continued
A - 12.

A.

E a r n in g s , all e s ta b lis h m e n ts :
A - 1.
W e e k l y e a r n in g s o f o f f i c e w o r k e r s __ 3
A - 2.
W e e k l y e a r n in g s 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 .
8
A - 3.
A v e r a g e w e e k l y e a r n in g s 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
10
A -4.
H o u rly e a r n in g s o f 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
w orkers
13
H o u rly e a r n in g s o f m a t e r i a l
A - 5.
m o v e m e n t and c u s to d ia l w o r k e r s __ 14
A - 6.
A v e r a g e h o u r ly e a r n in g s o f
m ain te n an c e , t o o l r o o m , p o w e r plant, m a t e r i a l m o v e m e n t , and
c usto d ia l w o r k e r s , by s e x __________ 16
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 e a r n in g s , adjusted f o r
e m p l o y m e n t s h if ts , f o r s e l e c t e d
occup atio nal g ro u p s ___________________ 17
E a r n i n g s , l a r g e e s ta b l i s h m e n ts :
A - 8.
W e e k l y e a r n in g s o f o f f i c e w o r k e r s ___
A - 9.
W e e k l y e a r n in g s 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 ________________
A - 10. A v e r a g e w e e k l y e a r n in g s o f
o i f i c e , 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 , by s e x __________
A - 11. H o u rly e a r n in g s o f 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
w o r k e r s ________________________________

18
21

23

25

A - 13.

A p p e n d ix A .
A p p e n d ix B.

H o u r l y e a r n 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 _____________________ ______ - 26
A v e r a g e h o u r ly e arnin gs of
m ain te n an c e , t o o l r o o m , p o w e r plant, m a t e r i a l m o v e m e n t , and
c u s tod ial w o r k e r s , by s e x ________ — 27
Scope and m ethod o f s u r v e y ________ O c c u p atio n al d e s c r ip tio n s

29
33

Introduction
T h is a r e a is 1 o f 74 in wh ic h the U.S. D e p a rt m e n t o f L a b o r ' s B ureau
o f L a b o r S t a ti s ti c s conducts s u r v e y s o f oc c u p atio n al e a r n in g s and r e l a t e d
b e n e fits , (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 e ach a r e a , oc c u p atio n al
e a r n in g s data ( A - s e r i e s t a b l e s ) a r e c o l l e c t e d annually. I n f o r m a t i o n on e s t a b ­
lis h m e n t p r a c t i c e s and s u p p le m e n ta ry w a g e b e n e fits ( B - s e r i e s t a b l e s ) is
ob ta ined e v e r y t h i r d y e a r . T h is r e p o r t has no B - s e r i e s t a b le s .

E a c h y e a r a f t e r a l l in d iv id u al a r e a w a g e s u r v e y s have b e en c o m ­
p le te d , tw o s u m m a r y b u ll e tin s a r e i s s u e d .
T h e f i r s t b r i n g s t o g e t h e r data
f o r eac 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 na 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, f o r
a ll 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 Un ite d State s , e xclud in g
A l a s k a and H aw 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 need
to d e s c r i b e the l e v e l and m o v e m e n t o f w a g e s in a v a r i e t y o f l a b o r m a r k e t s ,
th ro ugh the a n a lys is o f (1) the l e v e l and d is trib u tio n o f w a g e s by oc c u p atio n,
and (2) the m o v e m e n t o f w a g e s by oc c u p a tio n a l c a t e g o r y and s k i l l l e v e l . The
p r o g r a m d e v e 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 any p u r p o s e s , including
w a g e and s a l a r y a d m i n i s tr a ti o n , c o l l e c t i v e b a r g a i n i n g , and a s s i s t a n c e in
d e te r m i n i n g plant lo c a t io n . S u r v e y r es u lts a ls o a r e used by the U.S. D e p a r t ­
ment o f L a b o r to m ak e w a g e d e t e r m i n a t i o n s under the S e r v i c e C o n t ra c t A c t
o f 1965.




A - s e r i e s ta bles
T a b le s A - l th ro ugh A - 6 p r o v i d e e s t i m a t e s o f s t r a i g h t - t i m e w e e k l y
o r ho u r ly earnings f o r w o r k e r s in o c c u p a tio n s c o m m o n to a v a r i e t y o f
m anufactu ring and nonm anufa ct uring i n d u s t r i e s . F o r the 31 l a r g e s t s u r v e y
a r e a s , ta b les A - 8 th ro ugh A - 13 p r o v i d e s i m i l a r data f o r e s ta b l i s h m e n ts
e m p l o y i n g 500 w o r k e r s o r m o r e .
T a b le A - 7 p r o v i d e s p e r c e n t changes in a v e r a g e h o u r ly e a r n in 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 , in d u s tr i a l
n u r s e s , s k ille d m ainte n ance t r a d e s w o r k e r s , and u n sk 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 i n d u s t r i e s and f o r m a n u f a c ­
tu r in g and nonm anufacturin g s e p a r a t e l y . Data a r e not p r e s e n t e d f o r s k i l l e d
m ainte n ance w o r k e r s in nonm anu fa cturin g b e c a u s e the n u m b e r o f w o r k e r s
e m p l o y e d in this occupational g ro u p in no n m an u fa ctu rin g is to o s m a l l to
w a r r a n t s e p a ra t e p re s e n ta tio n .
T h is ta b l e p r o v i d e s a m e a s u r e o f w a g e
tr e n d s a f t e r e lin im a tio n o f changes in a v e r a g e e a r n i n g s cau s e d by e m p l o y ­
m en t shifts amon g e s ta b lis h m e n ts as w e l l as t u r n o v e r o f e s t a b l i s h m e n t s
included in s u r v e y s a m p le s . F o r f u r t h e r d e t a i l s , s ee appendix A.
A p p end ixes
Appendix A d e s c r i b e s the m eth od s and con ce p ts used in the a r e a
w a g e s u r v e y p r o g r a m and p r o v i d e s 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 .
Appendix B p r o v i d e s job d e s c r i p t i o n s
m i s t s to c l a s s i f y w o r k e r s by occup ation.

used by B u r e a u f i e l d e c o n o ­

N u m b er of w o r k e r s re c e iv in g s tra ig h t-tim e w e e k ly earnings of—
Average
weekly
hours1
(standard)

s

$

s

$

%

$

i

%

$

i

*

$

110

120

130

1 40

150

160

170

180

190

2 00

210

220

230

1 10

120

130

1 40

150

160

170

180

190

200

210

220

230

240

20
20
20
“

70
4
66
i
2
4
38
21

10 6
22
84
7
10
64
3

227
48
179
4
42
5
61
67

305
69
236
3
65
14
93
61

391
97
294
5
57
27
175
30

317
114
203
7
26
27
102
41

336
75
261
7
44
15
120
75

325
88
237
11
40
18
77
91

240
80
160
13
34
36
44
33

160
39
121
16
13
21
55
16

206
65
141
19
40
20
2'2
40

55
31
24

5
5
“

1
1

-

10
10
8

21
4
17
17

13
9
4

19
9
10
10

15
5
10

21
7
14
1

8
8
1

30
3
27
26

IB
3
15

130
18
112
3
14
9
34
52

95
12
83
3
24
4
28
24

59
10
49
2
11
5
25
6

48
14
34
3
2
2
10
17

16
15
1
1

100
Mean2

Median 2

Middle range 2

and
und er

39. 5
40 . 0
39. 5
40.0
40.0
40.0
38 - 5
39 . 5

$
$
$
$
2 0 9 . 5 0 1 98 .0 0 1 7 2 . 5 0 - 2 3 5 . 0 0
2 1 4 .5 0 2 0 2 .5 0 1 7 8 . 5 0 - 2 3 6 . 0 0
2 0 7 . 5 0 19 5 .5 0 1 7 2 . 5 0 - 2 3 2 . 5 0
276.00 278.00 2 4 7 .0 0 -3 1 0 .5 0
2 0 5 . 5 0 1 97 .0 0 1 7 2 . 5 0 - 2 3 9 . 0 0
2 0 8 . 0 0 2 1 2 .0 0 1 8 4 . 0 0 - 2 3 0 . 0 0
1 8 4 . 5 0 18 0 .5 0 1 6 3 . 0 0 - 2 0 1 • 5 0
1 9 7 .5 0 1 9 5 .0 0 1 6 6 . 0 0 - 2 1 5 . 5 0

-

-

40.0
40.0
39 . 5
40.0

238.00
235.00
239.00
211.00

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

190.50-266.50
192.00-270.00
190.50-261.00
172.50-239.00

-

-

-

-

39.5
40.0
39.5
40.0
40.0
40.0
38.5
39.5

218.00
233.50
214.00
286.00
202.50
1 9 7 .5 0
205.50
213.50

2 0 7 .0 0
223.50
20 6 . 0 0
2 9 3 .5 0
1 9 7 .0 0
1 8 4 .0 0
2 0 3 .5 0
2 0 7 .0 0

187.00-239.50
187.00-260.00
186.50-230.00
2 4 9 .0 0-327.00
179.00-219.50
178.50-212.00
195.50-220.00
1 95.00-231.50

-

-

-

5
5

ii
i
10

30
11
19

45
11
34

75
14
61

81
21
60

-

“

2
3

8
2

17

-

18
“
5
11

17
8
33
3

14
16
8
22

100
9
91
1
18
5
51
16

39.5
40.0
39.0
40.0
40.0
39 . 5
38.5
38 . 5

208.50
217.50
204.50
270.50
1 9 1 .5 0
2 1 1 .5 0
1 8 3 .5 0
1 9 1 .0 0

1 9 5 .0 0
2 1 0 .0 0
19 1 .5 0
2 7 5 .0 0
17 8 .5 0
2 1 7 .5 0
1 8 2 .0 0
1 9 1 .5 0

173.50-230.00
1 84.00-236.00
1 72.50-230.00
2 5 2 .0 0-299.00
166.00-201.50
1 72.50-253.00
1 7 2 .5 0-193.53
1 65.50-212.50

-

-

35
3
32
2
14
16

32
13
19
7
11
1

69
15
54
17
5
32

172
29
143
5
20
10
105
3

150
45
105
7
11
2
82
3

147
35
112
5
13
6
54
34

131
39
92
5
20
42
25

88
51
37
4
9
5
11
«

69
26
43
3
2
28
10

99
42
57
5
9
11
12
20

16
13
3
3

~

169
31
138
1
39
m
41
47

39.5
40.0
39.0
40.0
40.0
38.0
40 .0

1 9 2 .0 0
1 8 7 .0 0
194.50
267.00
237.50
157.50
172.00

176.50
1 83 .0 0
1 76 .0 0
2 7 1 .0 0
2 5 3 .0 0
15 7 . 5 0
16 8 .0 0

1 5 7.50-209.50
169.00-200.03
156.00-231.03
231.00-296.00
2 0 9.00-261.00
144.00-170.50
156.00-190.00

-

25
1
24
22
2

61
8
53
53

80
27
53
2
47
2

120
50
70
“
3
37
24

68
39
29
1
12
12

68
22
46
1
3
15
25

40
26
14
3
6
1
4

14
m
9
6
-

17
3
14
11
1

24
6
18
11
3

5

~

128
22
106
4
8
29
65

22
22
17
5

63
29
34
2
17
3
12

106
28
78
12
19
31
10

163
26
137
13
8
103
11

156
35
121
16
25
27
51

155
29
126
10
2
20
92

84
30
54
5
8
14
26

107
23
84
16
26
19
21

46
5
41
3
12
5
21

34
1
33
1?
9
12

50
11
39
22
12
5

20
20
17

44
20
24
2
17
2

70
25
45
11
19
3

97
21
76
6
8
55

115
27
88
5
25
15

80
9
71
1
2

33
2
31
3
5
2

37
3
34
1
8
12

17
1
16
8

19
1
18
6
8

13
1
12
9
2

“

-

-

-

20
-

-

-

20
20
-

14
14
14

1
-

14
14
14

1
1

39 . 5
40.0
40 . 0
38.5
40.0

2 0 0 .5 0
1 9 7 .5 0
201.00
2 4 4 .5 0
206.00
1 6 6 .0 0
1 9 1 .5 0

1 8 8 .0 0
18 7 . 5 0
1 8 8 .5 0
2 5 4 .0 0
2 0 8 .0 0
1 6 1 .0 0
1 8 5 .5 0

165.00-229.03
1 65.30-234.00
167.30-229.00
2 07.00-282.03
172.50-236.03
157.50-172.50
175.00-202.53

39.5
40. 0
39.5
40. 0
40.0
38.0

186.00
182.00
187.00
234.50
185.00
158.50

1 7 6 .0 0
17 0 .0 0
1 7 6 .0 0
252.00
17 6 . 0 0
16 1 . 0 0

1 61.00-200.50
1 55.00-184.53
161.00-201.50
1 76.00-275.03
1 52.50-203.03
1 3 7 .5 0-169.00

-

39.5

-

■

-

o

o




f office workers in Kansas City, Mo. —Kans., September 1978

-

1
1

3

2

“

1

-

22

2

5
5

2
1
1




: office workers in Kansas City, Mo. —Kans., September 1978 — Continued
Weekly earning!^™"
(standard)
of
>
deers

(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 i g h t - t i m e w e e k l y e a rn in g s of—
s

Average
weekly

100
Mean2

Median 2

Middle range 2

and
under

s

%

110

120

S
1 30

4
140

4
150

s
160

4

s
170

180

4

s
190

200

$
210

4

S

4
220

230

240

4

4

t
260

280

300

4

4
320

340

and

360

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

120

130

1 40

150

160

170

180

190

200

210

220

230

240

260

280

3 00

320

340

360

over

-

“
-

-

36
3
33
1
28
1

66
5
61
7
4R
4

41
8
33
11
12
8

75
20
55
9
20
26

51
28
23
2
12
6

70
20
50
15
7
8

29
4
25
3
5
13

37
10
27
13
_

59
26
33
13
_

47
2
45
36

48
4
44
30

18
2
16
10
_

1

-

19
9
10
1
9

15
_

“

2
2
-

8

4

8

7

4

-

23

64
5
59
7
13

63
19
44
7
17

36
18
18
10
5

10
6
4
2
2

5
4
1
i

7
i
6
4

1
_

1
_

5

1

1

2

1
-

1
1

5
_

1

1

2

_
_
_

1

1

-

-

-

-

21
2
18
4
10

7
1
6

18

18

6

3

3

17

18

1 10

624
145
479
163
1 33
108

39.5
40.0
39.5
40.0
39.0
40.0

$
215.00
212.00
216.00
250.00
173.00
204.50

s
206.50
199.50
207.00
268.00
167.00
194.50

$
$
1 7 6.00-248.00
1 8 7.00-241.00
1 7 2 .50-250.00
2 0 9 .0 0 -2 8 7 .0 0
161.00-184.00
1 8 4.00-226.50

386
71
315
175
67

39.0
40.0
39. 0
38.0
40. 0

153.50
163.00
151.50
138.50
162.50

153.00
1 6 0 .0 0
1 4 5 .5 0
139.00
160.00

1 3 9.00-164.03
1 5 0.00-173.00
133.5 0 -1 6 1 .5 0
127.50-144.00
1 4 4 .50-169.00

-

>391
214
>177
1 33
81
658
203

39.5
40.0
39.0
40.0
40.0
39.0
39.5

149.50
155.50
148.50
215.50
165.50
131.50
147.00

140.00
155.00
138.00
207.00
150.00
127.50
140.00

1 2 5 .00-161.00
1 3 7 .00-170.00
123.00-158.00
1 7 6.50-257.00
140.00-190.00
120.00-138.00
1 3 8.00-161.00

5

564
96
468
93
174
120

40. 0
4 0.0
40.0
40.0
39.5
40.0

168.00
167.00
168.50
230.00
144.00
150.50

157.50
165.00
155.50
223.50
138.50
150.00

827
118
709
40
51
484
83

39.0
4 0.0
39.0
40.0
40. 0
38.5
39.0

137.00
146.50
135.50
183.00
150.50
126.50
142.00

993
79
914
104
89
587
130

39.0
39. 5
39.0
40. 0
40. 0
39.0
40.0

1 38
132
57
60

39.5
39. 5
40. 0
38.5

449
57
392
47
209
72

2

15
6
_

6

4

6
6

1
1

-

-

-

_
_

_

-

-

42
1
41
37
4

37
5
32
32
-

87
12
75
57
18

5
1
4

210
8
202
1
1
164
36

226
28
198
3
190
5

253
29
224
5
15
1 62
42

170
30
140
18
17
52
36

151
31
120
3
7
55
21

127
34
93
6
6
24
23

43
19
24
1
6
2
15

58
22
36
5
5
2
7

29
4
25
13
3
6
3

33
3
30
21
5
4

9
1
R
3
2
3

4

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

138.00-184.00
1 4 9 .00-184.00
138.00-192.50
2 0 0.00-264.50
1 3 3.00-155.50
1 1 6 .0 0 -1 7 1 .0 0

4
4
“
4

47
8
39
7
32

27
27
27
_

81
12
69
64
5

47
4

64
21
43
1
19
6

31
15
16
15

42
18
24
7

25
2
23
13
6
3

29
2
27
18
4

9
1
8
3
_

20
2
18
4
_

5
1
4
4

13
1
12
11

18
_

4

3

3

2
1

43
8
9
18

90
8
82
2
42
19

18
18

4

3

3

3

4

-

-

-

-

133.50
1 4 5 .0 0
132.00
168.00
140.00
123.50
138.00

121.00-149.00
13 1 .0 0 -1 5 7 .5 0
1 2 1 .00-144.00
1 4 9 .00-207.00
1 3 2 .0 0 -1 6 6 .5 0
117.50-135.50
1 3 8.00-143.50

1
-

163
163
l
1
157
4

199
28
171
3
163
5

172
17
1 55
5
15
98
37

123
26
97
10
9
43
18

61
23
38
1
5
13
2

63
13
50
5
6
5
17

12
4
8
1
5
2
-

16
4
12
5
5
2
-

4
2
2
2
-

4
1
3
3
-

_
_
_
_
_

_
_
_
_
_

2

5

2
2
_
_

5
5

_
_
_

2
2

_

_

-

-

-

-

-

-

142.50
133.50
143.50
249.00
136.00
126.00
142.50

1 2 7 .0 0
1 2 7 .0 0
126.50
258.00
132.00
121.00
136.00

1 1 6 .0 0 -1 5 1 .0 0
1 2 0 .00-132.50
1 1 5 .0 0 -1 5 2 .0 0
2 1 4 .0 0 -2 7 7 .5 3
1 2 4 .00-149.50
111.50-132.50
1 2 8 .0 0 -1 4 1 .0 0

1 10
6
104
104

175
9
166
8
150
8

271
39
232
29
159
42

149
9
140
28
70
42

33
33
~
11
8
14

74
5
69
1
11
52
5

35
35
2

21
21
7
10
2

16
1
15
14
1

5
3
2
1

4
_

5

2

23

31

1

4
4
_
_

5
3
_
_

2
2
_
_

23
19
2

31
30
_

26
7

17
7
10
8
2

-

2

-

2

1

1

210.00
211.00
268.00
156.50

190.00
190.00
273.50
15 5 .5 0

155.50-273.50
1 5 5 .50-273.50
2 7 3 .5 0 -2 8 4 .5 0
1 5 2.00-164.50

-

6
6
6

2
2
2

i
i

32
30

14
14

3
1
-

30

10

6
6
2
3

4
3
2

i

9
8
8

3
3
3
-

4
4
2
-

2
2
2
-

5
5
1
-

30
30
29
-

16
16
15
-

3 9 .5 143.50
3 9.5 133.00
3 9 .5 145.00
4 0 .0 226.00
3 8 .5 131.00
40. 0
39.00

132.50
1 2 7 .5 0
1 3 3 .5 0
240.50
1 2 6 .5 0
138.00

1 2 4.50-152.00
1 2 0 .5 0 -1 3 2 .5 0
1 2 4 .5 0-154.00
1 9 3 .00-255.50
1 1 3 .50-137.00
1 2 8 .00-140.50

112
27
85
49
22

105
9
96
40
28

29
29
-

42
3

19
19
2
15
2

8
6
2
2

13
13
5
7
i

12
12
12
-

1
_

1
_

_
_
_
_
_

18
_

1

5

_

5

_

23
23

“

i

1
“

-

”
22
2
20
20

59
9
50
50

4

6
12

39
1
22
5

“
2
1
1
1
-

-

1
1
_
“

1
1

1

1
1

_

18
18
“

1
1
-

-

_
_

-

-

-

-

_
_
_
_
_

_
_
_

_
_
_

_

_
_
_
_
_

-

-

-

-

-

21
20

1
1

_
_

_

_

-

-

-

-

1
1
1

_
_

_
_

_

-

-

-

_

_

_

_

_

2

“

-

Table A-1. Weekly earnings of office workers in Kansas City, Mo. —Kans., September 1978— Continued
(standard)
O cc u pa ti o n and in d u s tr y d i v i s i o n

Number
of

Average
weekly
[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 i g h t - t i m e w e e k l y e a r n i n g s o f --$

Mean2

Median 2

Middle range 2

and
under

4

4

4
100

1 It)

120

4

4
130

1 40

16 0

4

4

4

4
150

170

4

4

4

4

4

4

S

4

4

4

4

210

220

230

240

260

280

300

320

340

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

and

220

230

240

260

280

3 00

320

340

360

over

180

190

200

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

1 10

120

1 30

1 40

150

1 60

170

180

190

200

210

2
2
1

-

2
2
“

-

-

-

-

-

“

-

-

5
i
4
i
3

3
1
2
2
-

1
1
1
-

1
1
1

_

9
4
1
2

15
9
4
-

6
5
1
-

360

ALL UO RKE RS —
CONTINUED
FILE

CLE RKS

-

CONTINUED

406
390
T 18

$
3 9.0 118.50
39 . 0 1 1 9 . 0 0
3 9.0 117.00

$
1 1 9 .5 0
1 1 9 .5 0
115.00

$
$
1 1 1 .50-124.00
111.50-124.00
107.0 0 -1 2 1 .0 0

88
84
84

116
116
100

153
141
104

42
4?
28

3
3
i

322
53
2 69
45
1 28
79

39.0
39. 5
39.0
40. 0
38.5
39 . 5

139.00
134.50
140.00
199.50
117.50
142.50

1 2 9 .0 0
1 2 5 . 50
1 29 .0 0
1 8 3 .0 0
1 1 5 .0 0
1 3 9 .0 0

116.00~146.50
1 2 0 .30-138.00
11 6 .0 0 -1 5 0 .0 0
1 4 6.50-254.00
106.30-121.00
129.00-153.00

49
7
42
42
"

42
2
40

77
20
57
4
30
22

56
14
42
4
15
15

24
2
22
7
6
9

31
4
27
1
24

10
10
6
2

3
3
-

248
215
31
61
78

39.5
39 . 5
40.0
39.0
40. 0

171.00
165.50
232.00
154.50
132.50

14 7 . 50
1 4 4 .0 0
258.00
14 7 . 50
1 3 4 .0 0

1 3 6 .00-194.50
1 3 5 .00-189.50
1 9 2 .0 0 -2 6 3 .5 0
1 4 4.00-160.50
11 5 .0 0 -1 3 8 .5 0

-

21
21
-

10
10
9

41
41
7
30

58
57
3
31
15

15
9
6
-

9
8
1
4
1

12
11
1
8

NONMANUFACTURING -----------------------P U B L I C U T I L I T I E S ---------------------

512
179
333
44

15 5 .5 0
15 6 .0 0
1 5 5 .5 0
236.50
15 0 .5 0
1 3 3 .5 0
1 6 3 .5 0

134.50-173.50
134.50-176.00
1 3 4 .00-172.50
170.00-269.53
134.00-161.00
1 3 3.50-157.00
1 5 3.00-172.50

20
7
13

-

42
18
24
2

61
23
38
7

-

4

27
22
16

17
5

-

-

85
24
61
17
28
5

101
25
76

-

46
20
26
17
9

41
26
15
5

95
78
72

163.00
1 5 B .5 0
165.50
240.50
153.00
143.50
1 6 0 .0 0

4
4
-

UHOLE S A L E T R A D E ---------------------R E T A I L TRADE ---------------------------S E R V I C E S -----------------------------------

39 . 5
40.0
39. 5
40.0
40.0
39 . 5
39 . 5

8
23

41
17
24
13
8

ORDER C L E R K S ------------------------------------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------NONMANUFACTURING -----------------------WHOLESALE TRADE ----------------------

691
1 37
554
446

39.5
40. 0
39. 5
39.5

185.50
176.50
187.50
185.50

1 79 .0 0
1 5 9 .0 0
1 79 .0 0
1 79 .0 0

1 4 9.00-208.00
1 4 5 .5 0 -2 0 3 .5 0
1 5 2 .50-208.00
1 4 2 .00-208.00

“

52
11
41
37

41
12
29
27

78
13
65
61

57
34
23
17

37
8
29
17

101
10
91
85

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

109

40. 0 175.50

1 5 3 .5 0

1 3 0.00-165.00

-

-

17

17

17

24

7

ORDER C L E R K S . C LA S S B ----------------MANUFACTURING -----------------------------NONMANUFACTURING -----------------------WHOLESALE TRADE ----------------------

582
91
491
383

39. 5
40. 0
39.5
39.5

187.50
171.50
190.50
188.50

18 4 .0 0
15 9 .0 0
1 8 6 .0 0
1 7 9 .0 0

159.50-208.00
13 3 .0 0 -2 0 3 .5 0
1 6 3 .5 0 -2 0 8 .0 3
1 6 3 .50-208.00

-

“

2
2

35
11
24
20

24
12
12
10

61
13
48
44

33
10
23
17

ACCOUNTING C L E R K S ---------------------------MANUFACTURING ------------------------------

4t 435
634
3.B0 1
1. 0 9 1
628
688
830
564

39.5
40. 0
39.5
40.0
40. 0
40. 0
38.5
39. 5

195.00
185.50
196.50
260.00
199.00
165.50
158.50
166.53

17 6 .5 0 1 4 9 . 5 0 - 2 3 0 . 5 0
1 7 3 .0 0 1 4 9 . 5 0 - 2 1 6 . 5 0
17 6 . 5 0 1 4 9 . 5 0 - 2 3 9 . 5 0
2 6 8 .0 0 2 2 4 . 3 0 - 2 9 7 . 0 3
1 9 0 .0 0 1 5 8 . 0 0 - 2 1 8 . 5 0
16 0 . 0 0 1 3 2 . 0 0 - 1 9 0 . 0 3
1 6 1 .0 0 1 3 7 . 0 0 - 1 7 9 . 5 3
167.00 1 4 0 .0 0 - 1 7 3 .5 0

332
33
299
17
10
139
81
52

302
59
243
21
28
52
114
28

340
67
273
20
47
54
78
74

2.065
302
1.763
757
319
149
352
186

39.5
40.0
39.5
40.0
39 . 5
39.5
39.0
40.0

232.00
213.50
235.00
281.00
214.50
216.00
180.50
200.00

2 2 0 .0 0 1 8 4 . 0 0 - 2 7 9 . 0 0
2 1 1 .5 0 1 8 0 . 0 0 - 2 4 0 . 0 0
2 2 5 .0 0 1 8 4 . 0 0 - 2 8 9 . 0 0
293.00 2 6 0 .0 0 - 3 1 0 .0 1
2 1 0 .0 3 1 7 4 . 0 0 - 2 5 1 . 5 0
2 2 5 .0 0 1 8 9 . 5 0 - 2 3 0 . 0 0
1 8 0 .0 0 1 6 3 . 5 0 - 1 9 1 . 0 0
19 4 .0 0 1 6 1 . 0 0 - 2 3 5 . 0 0

-

-

37
9
28
24
4

65
5
60
20
2

-

8
8
8
-

F I L E C L E R K S . C L A SS C ------------------NONMANUFACTURING ------------------------F IN AN CE ------------------------------------ME SSENGERS

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

MANUFACTURING -----------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ------------------------P U B L I C U T I L I T I E S --------------------F I N A N CF ------------------------------------S F R V I C E S -----------------------------------SUITCHDOARD OPERATORS --------------------NONMANUFACTURING -----------------------P U B L I C U T I L I T I E S --------------------F I N A N C E ------------------------------------S ER VIC ES

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

S UIT CHROARD OPERA T O R - R E C E P T I O N I S T S
MANUFACTURING ------------------------------

OROER

CLERKS.

CL AS S

NONMANUFACTURING -----------------------P U B L I C U T I L I T I E S --------------------WHOLESALE TRADF ----------------------R E T A I L TRADE ---------------------------F I N A N CE ------------------------------------S E R V I C E S ----------------------------------ACCOUNTING

CLE RK S.

CLASS

A --------

MANUFACTURING -----------------------------NONMANUFACTURING -----------------------P U B L I C U T I L I T I E S --------------------WHOLESALE TRADE ----------------------R E T A I L TRADE ---------------------------F IN AN CE ------------------------------------S E R V I C E S -----------------------------------

S e e fo o tn o te s

35
3

20

-

4

4
8

-

2
2
-

65
65
8
33
24
-

-

98
ii
87
15
44
28
-

-

at en d o f t a b le s .




5

-

“

23
15

-

1

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

10
2
8
8
_

6
-

2
-

1
-

_
-

_

_

-

-

1
1

-

-

-

-

-

_

2
2
_

-

-

_

_

_

-

-

-

-

-

10
6
i
4
1

-

1
1
1
_

-

-

-

-

-

25
24
7
_

13
12
12

_

-

6
6

2
1

1
-

-

-

_

_

3
2
2
_

_

-

-

-

-

-

25
8
17
4

5
1
4
4

2

7

1

8
3
5
2
2
1

31
4
27
27

27
3
24
10

121
15
106
102

-

2

1

30
1
29
17

101
10
91
85

29
2
27
27

290
44
246
9
86
68
54
29

435
70
365
32
48
73
120
92

417
70
347
26
43
62
100
116

77
16
61
8
6
9
17
21

162
15
147
10
35
2
86
14

130
30
100
4
7
9
48
32

"

1

_
-

3

_

_

_

_

-

-

-

-

_

_

_

-

-

-

-

-

_

_

9

-

8
1
7
6

-

2

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

1
-

-

1

-

-

-

-

-

-

19
7
12

38
2
36

2
2
-

2
2
-

-

-

4
4
4

_

-

13
5
8
8

_

-

36
2
34
34

-

-

2

-

1

2

2

-

i

12

4

-

-

26
2
24
10

119
13
106
102

19
7
12
-

37
1
36
-

36
2
34
34

i
i

_

_

_

1
1

-

-

-

_

-

-

28
3
25
17

-

-

-

-

-

250
29
221
26
48
37
104
6

196
26
170
25
42
40
49
14

205
48
157
18
56
25
25
33

190
32
158
57
72
10
11
8

158
39
119
57
13
43
3
3

120
14
106
39
10
29
6
22

257
47
210
132
28
27
4
19

242
18
224
174
35
6
4
5

244
15
229
1 88
40

Ill

79

79

25
12
13
13

1

150
18
132
8
22
18
84

99
17
82
8
13
5
47
9

142
40
102
6
37
14
19
26

147
30
117
37
60
3
ii
6

98
32
66
17
10
34
3
2

74
10
64
9
5
22
6
22

173
40
133
62
21
27
4
19

196
18
178
138
25
6
4
5

225
15
2 10
1 81
28

104
90
4

-

-

-

2

_
_

30
5
25
17

1
1

_

_

-

-

-

7
7

-

-

-

_

-

-

9
9

-

-

-

-

-

_

-

-

-

_
_

-

-

-

79
71
8
-

79
75
4

-

-

-

10

-

-

-

104

79

79

20
7
13
13

Ill
91
10
-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

79
71
8

79
75
4

-

-

_

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

i

10

Table A-1. Weekly earnings of office workers in Kansas City, Mo. —Kans., September 1978— Continued
Weekly earnings1

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

IIouL
of
workers

(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 i g h t - t i m e w e e k l y e a rn in g s o f —
S

Average
weekly

100
Mean 2

Median2

Middle range 2

and
und er

S
110

S
120

1

%

1 30

1 40

$
150

$
160

*
170

S
180

$
190

2 00

------- ~ i------- S
210
220
230

S

S
240

S

%

260

280

*

S
300

320

S
340

360

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

and

110

120

130

140

150

160

170

180

190

200

210

220

230

240

260

280

3 00

320

340

360

over

65
65
8
33
24

98
u
87

265
50
215
21
4
52
114
24

275
62
213
45
54
55
59

213
28
185
1
80
59
37
8

27 3
55
218
22
13
71
34
78

287
40
247
22
36
53
52
84

100
11
89
18
26
19
20
6

97
9
88
17
29
35
2
5

63
8
55
12
19
11
6
7

43
2
41
20
12
7
2

60
7
53
40
3
9
1

46
4
42
30
5
7
-

84
7
77
70
7
-

46
-

19
-

7
-

15
44
28

324
33
291
17
2
139
81
52

46
36
10
-

19
7
12
-

7
1
6
-

-

-

-

"

-

19
10
6

48
48
25
19

33
33
27
6

24
17
16
1

67
61
17
20
24

68
50
17
3
30

12
12
12

22
22
6

14
12
12

17
17
17
-

5
5
5

1
1
-

_
-

68
68
68
-

~

“

68
68

ALL WORKERS—
CONTINUED
ACC 0UNTIN6

C LE R K S

-

CONTINUED

ACCOUNTING C L E R K S . C L A S S B ---------MANUFACTURING ------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING -------------------------P U B L IC U T I L I T I E S ---------------------WHOLESALE TRADE -----------------------R E T A I L TRADE ----------------------------F I NA NCE -------------------------------------S E R V I C E S ------------------------------------

P.3 7 0
332
2.038
33«
309
5 39
478
378

39. 5
40. 0
39. 5
40. 0
40.0
40. 0
38.5
39. 0

$
163.50
160.50
163.50
212.50
183.00
151.50
142.00
150.00

$
1 5 6 .0 0
154.00
1 5 7 .0 0
221.50
172.00
150.00
1 3 8 .5 0
154.50

$
$
132.50-176.50
138.00-172.00
1 3 2 .50-180.00
1 8 0 .00-247.00
1 5 4 .00-196.50
125.50 -1 7 0 .0 0
1 2 7 .00-155.00
127.50 -1 7 2 .5 0

B OO KKE EP IN G- MA CHI NE OPERATORS -------NONMANUFACTURING --------------------------

»2 3
180
160
77
102

39 . 5
39.5
40.0
40. 0
38. 0

179.00
181.00
209.50
159.00
165.50

1 6 8 .0 0
168.00
217.00
165.50
1 6 1 .0 0

1 4 5 .0 0-201.50
145.00-207.00
1 5 8 .0 0-269.00
145.00 -1 7 8 .0 0
145.00-175.00

24
24
8

_

-

-

WHOLESALE TRADE -----------------------R E T A I L TRADE ----------------------------F I NA NCE --------------------------------------

"

BOO KKE EP IN G- MA CHI NE O PE RA TORS .
CLA SS A -----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING -------------------------FINA NCE --------------------------------------

276
243
97

39. 0 196.50
39. 0 202.00
3 8 .0 166.00

178.00
192.00
161.00

165.5 0 -2 2 9 .0 0
165.50 -2 6 9 .0 0
1 3 9.50-175.00

_

BOOKKE EP IN G- MA CHI NE O PE RA TORS ,
CLASS B -----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING -------------------------WHOLESALE TRAOE ------------------------

147
1 37
75

40. 0 146.50
40. 0 14 4 .0 0
4 0 .0 153.50

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

136.0 0 -1 6 1 .0 0
1 3 4 .0 0-161.00
136.00-161.00

24
24
“

'
_
-

~

15
6
6

19
19
19

9
9
6

_
-

4
4

29
29
25

24
24

24
17
16

51
33
30

2?
22
17

17
17
17

“

22
22
“

-

-

-

-

1
-

_
-

_
_
-

~

~

“

-

-

-

-

-

_
-

_

_

-

-

1
1

_
-

~

-

_

_

_

.

-

-

-

-

-

-

1
-

-

-

-

-

-

12
12
12

17
17
"

5
5
5

2
-

_
-

5
5
-

_
-

-

_

-

12
12

-

.

-

-

-

-

_

_
-

58

201.00

164.50

143.0 0 -2 8 2 .0 0

-

4

4

7

-

2

16

-

2

2

4

-

-

-

-

-

11

2

-

4

-

PAYROLL C L E RK S ----------------------------------MANUFACTURING ------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING -------------------------P U B L IC U T I L I T I E S ----------------------

429
1 56
273
60
62
65
70

40. 0
40. 0
40. 0
40.0
40. 0
39. 5
40. 0

209.00
202.00
213.00
305.00
227.50
187.00
153.00

1 9 5 .0 0
1 9 3 .5 0
195.00
300.50
238.00
192.00
163.00

146.00-253.00
145.00 -2 3 4 .0 0
1 5 8 .0 0-256.00
291.50-355.50
138.00 -2 8 2 .0 0
158.00-218.00
125.00 -1 7 6 .5 0

16
16
16

4
4
-

36
10
26
17
9

34
28
6
4

23
14
9
1
3
5

25
5
20
1
6
8

24
1
23
1
3
4
15

12
7
5
2
2
1

37
5
32
2
1
10
12

12
9
3
2

21
7
14
13
~

22
15
7
1
5
1

23
6
17
5
10
?
*

24
8
16
10
6
-

14
12
2
2
-

26
2
24
18
6
-

14
2
12
8
4
-

10
6
4
4
-

15
2
13
13
-

17
6
11
9
2
-

-

20
7
13
5
8

-

-

-

-

-

-

1 » 938
333
1.605
537
395
1 83
292
198

39. 5
40. 0
39. 5
40.0
39 . 5
40. 0
38 . 5
40. 0

190.00
175.50
193.50
226.00
188.50
172.00
175.00
161.50

1 8 4-0 0
162.00
187.00
212.00
186.50
173.00
158.50
154.00

152.00-212.00
140.00-195.50
154.50-213.50
187.00 -2 5 3 .5 0
1 5 8 .0 0-208.00
140.00 -2 0 3 .0 0
141.00 -1 9 0 .0 0
144.0 0 -1 7 4 .0 0

_
”

6
6
“
1
5
“

68
42
26
R
14
4

107
22
R5
20
45
20

218
42
1 76
8
34
44
41
49

215
35
1 80
7
78
7
43
45

142
59
83
5
25
6
36
11

1 70
23
147
6
58
28
23
32

169
22
147
120
5
9
6
7

118
15
103
68
10
9
8
8

197
15
182
41
113
17
11
“

159
14
145
41
25
21
36
22

46
16
30
21
7
2
-

17
17
15
2
-

1 26
5
121
86
24
11
-

5?
5
47
31
12
4

66
2
64
59
5

26
4
22
14
2
-

23
3
20
14
-

4
-

-

-

-

-

-

6
-

6
-

9
9
-

778
141
637
107
150
54

39.5
40. 0
39.5
39.0
38. 5
40.0

214.00
199.00
217.00
225.00
195.00
189.50

208.00
184.00
209.50
208.00
184.00
184.50

186.00-225.50
1 6 3 .5 0-216.00
195.5 0 -2 3 7 .0 0
208.00-254.50
153.00 -2 1 4 .0 0
172.50 -2 1 2 .0 0

“

-

16
10

11

14
2
12
12

31
11
20
~
14
3

43
28
15
“
11
3

56
13
43
18
19

35
17
18
3

92

6
86

127
12
115
55
11

127

37
15
22
1
-

16
16
2
-

57
1
56
20
-

35
3
32
12
1

23
3
20
2
4

23
3
20
-

MACHINE

B IL LE RS

WHOLESALE TRAOE -----------------------R E T A I L TRAOE ----------------------------S E R V I C E S -----------------------------------KEY

ENTRY OPERATORS -------------------------MANUFACTURING ---- ------------------------------------------------U T I L I T I E S ----------------------

nonmanufacturing

PUB LIo

WHOLESALE TRADE -----------------------R E T A I L TRADE ----------------------------F INANCE -------------------------------------S E R V I C E S ------ ---------------------------KEY ENTRY O PE R AT O RS . CL AS S A -----MANUFACTURING ------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING -------------------------WHOLESALE TRAOE -----------------------FINA NCE -------------------------------------SERVICES

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

•
p
o

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

o

“

'

45
39
19

“

-

6
-

6

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




6

11
11

6

4

5
8
5

8

119
7
36

20

22
22
3

6

9
9
_
-

4
1
3
4
4
3

Table A-1. Weekly earnings of office workers in Kansas City, Mo. —Kans., September 1978— Continued
"""weekly^arning^^™
( standard)
Number
O c c u p a t i o n a nd i n d u s t r y d i v i s i o n

workers

Average
weekly
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 i g h t - t i m e w e e k l y e a rn in g s of--S

*
100
Mean2

Median2

Middle range 2

S
120

S
130

*
i

ao

s
150

*
160

S

%

170

180

$
190

%

200

s

S

%

210

220

2 30

S

$

S
240

260

280

S
300

S
320

$
3 AO

and
under
110

A LL

1
110

360
and

120

130

1 AO

52
32
20
-

96
22
74
20
3A
20

150

1 60

20A
AO
1 64
8
34
44
29
49

1 8A
2A
16 0
4
78
7
29
A2

170

180

190

11 A
10
1 0A
5
58
23
5
13

13A
5
129
120
2
4
“
3

200

210

220

230

2 AO

260

280

3 00

320

32
6
26
~
18
6
2

9
1
8
“
6
2
-

1
1
1
-

69
4
65
58
4
3
-

17
2
15
12
3

44
2
A2
40
2

3
1
2
2

3A0

360

wORKfRS--

CONTINUED
KEY

ENTRY

O PERATORS

-

CONTINUED

39.5
40.0
39.5
AO • 0
40. 0
A0 • 0
38.0
40. 0

O
in

See fo o tn o t e s

1. 160
192
968
258
288
1 36
1 A2
144

r-

KEY ENTRY O PERATORS* C L A SS B -----MAN UF ACTUR INfi ------------------------------NONFANUF A C T U R I N G -------------------------P U B L I C U T I L I T I E S ---------------------WHOLESALE TRADE -----------------------R E T A I L TRADE -----------------------------F I N A N CE -------------------------------------S E R V I C E S -------------------------------------

158.00
177.50
218.00
175.00
1 5 9 .5 0
1 5 3 .5 0
1 5 0 .5 0

1 6 2 .0 0
1 50 .5 0
1 66 .0 0
18 7 .0 0
1 7 2 .5 0
1A 9 . 50
14 9 .5 0
14 8 .0 0

$
$
145.00-187.00
1 38.00-169.00
148.00-190.00
187.00-2A7.00
1 5 2.00-202.00
140.00-178.00
138.50-161.00
1 4 0 .0 0-158.00

-

6
6
i
5

8
8
4

at end of t a b le s .




7

99
31
68
4
25
6
25
8

26
9
17
~
5
9
“
3

70
3
67
6
58
3
“

-

-

-

Table A-2.

Weekly earnings of professional and technical workers in Kansas City, Mo. —Kans., September 1978
"^Weeldy^arnings^™
(standard)
lmt

O cc upa tion and i n d u s tr y d i v i s i o n

D
rkers

ALL

Average
weekly
hours1
(standard]

Mean 2

Median2

Middle range 2

N u m b e r o f w o r k e r s r e c e i v i n g s t r a i g h t - t i m e w e e k l y e a r n in g s o f—
S
t
140
160
Unde r
and
*
u n de r
140
160
180

882
149
733
107
295

39 . 5
40.0
39 . 5
37. 0
40. 0

$
$
383.00 368.00
390.00 385.50
381.50 364.00
341.50 345.00
338.00 324.50

$
$
322.0 0 -4 3 7 .0 0
345.0 0 -4 3 1 .5 0
3 1 7 .0 0-441.00
317.0 0 -3 7 0 .0 0
287.50-368.00

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

332
52
PBO
100
98

39.0
40. 0
39 . 0
37 . 5
40. 0

430.00
423.50
431.00
371.00
414.50

404.00
4 1 2 .5 0
403.00
3 5 8 .0 0
406.00

355.50-479.50
387.50-438.00
353.50-498.00
342.50 -3 8 9 .0 0
3 5 3 .50-441.00

COMPUTER S YS TEMS ANALYSTS
( B U S I N E S S ) . CL AS S B -------MANUFACTURING -----------------NONMANUFACTURING ------------S E R V I C E S ------------------------

371
92
279
13«

39.
40.
39 .
40.

358.50
374.00
353.50
316.00

333.50
357.00
3 2 6 .0 0
317.00

311.00 -3 9 5 .0 0
3 2 7 .00-423.00
306.00-382.00
305.50 -3 3 6 .0 0

179
174

3 9.5 345.50
39. 5 345.50

382.00
382.50

264.50-411.50
264.50-412.00

760
147
613
1 32

39.
40.
39.
40.

298.00
316.50
294.50
396.00

2 4 7 .50-345.00
269.00-345.00
237.0 0 -3 4 5 .0 0
329.00-420.50

MANUFACTURING --------------NONMANUFACTURING --------F INANCE ---------------------S E R V I C F S -------------------S YS TE MS

S

s

S

1

s

*

%

S

%

i

*

s

$

5

%

200

220

240

260

280

300

320

340

360

380

400

420

4 40

460

500

540

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

580

2 00

220

240

260

280

300

320

340

360

380

4 00

420

440

460

500

540

9
9
9

6
6
3
3

9
9
9

22
22
3
19

42
2
40
7
31

53
9
44
8
28

71
10
61
11
40

98
12
86
21
49

99
24
75
31
33

68
13
55
20
19

67
18
49
10
6

67
12
55
7
14

53
20
33
8
1

56
9
47
7
18

62
11
51
12

41
5
36
2
11

30
3
27
1

28
1
27
-

56
6
50
30
19

36
4
32
19
8

28
9
19
7
6

27
7
20
7
12

24
12
12
8
1

32
4
28
7
18

23
2
21
12

21
3
18
2
11

25
3
22
1

28
1
27
-

5
5
“

-

_

_

and

580 o v e r

-

-

_

_

_

_

_

_

_

.

_

4

“

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

~

“

"

“

“

4
3
1

28
1
27
17
9

“

3
3
3

4
4
4

4
4
1

11
11
4

43
9
34
19

66
10
56
39

69
11
58
40

38
17
21
14

26
9
17
11

14
7
7
“

11
5
6
2

15
8
7
~

12
5
7
“

31
9
22
”

18
2
16
-

-

9
9

3
3

5
5

18
18

31
29

10
10

1
1

1
1

5
4

6
6

25
23

29
29

14
14

12
12

8
8

2
2

9
9

16
2
14

82
5
77

62
8
54
“

53
8
45
1

73
31
42
1

94
11
83
17

91
9
82
8

75
26
49
16

65
15
50
13

34
9
25
5

10
4
6
5

35
8
27
20

34
34
32

9
2
7
6

5
2
3
3

9
5
4
4

3
2
1
1

”

_

_

4
3

6
5

13
13

28
28

19
16

'

'

46
4u

25
19

7
5

19
17

32
32

7
6

4
3

9
4

3
1

”

7
2
5

38
4
34

32
5
27

64
27
37

79
9
70

62
8
54

42
9
33

19
13
6

a
3
5

3
2
1

16
6
10

i
1

2
1
1

i
1

_

_

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-

-

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1
1

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4
1
3
1
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1

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4
7
4
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21
2
19
18
1
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2
2
-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

7
7
-

-

-

-

2
1
1
-

5
4
4

2
1
1

20
19
18
-

2
2
-

7
“

-

-

-

1
1
1

'

ANALYSTS

( B U S I N E S S ) ? C L A S S A -------MANUFACTURING -----------------NONMANUFACTURING ------------FINA NCE ------------------------SER VICES

s

$
1 80

WORKERS

COMPUTER S YSTEMS ANALYSTS
( BU SI NE SS ) ------------------------

COMPUTER

S

COMPUTER S YS TEMS ANALYSTS
( B U S I N E S S ) . CL AS S C -------NONMANUFACTURING ------------COMPUTER PROGRAMMERS ( B U S I N E S S ) —
MANUFACTURING ----------------------------NONMANUFACTURING -----------------------P UB L IC U T I L I T I E S -------------------COMPUTER PROGRAMMERS ( B U S I N E S S ) i
CLA SS A --------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING -----------------------

5
0
5
0

5
0
5
0

303.50
320.50
299.00
379.00

_

_

“

“

-

_

~

-

1
i

1
1
1
-

'

'

39 . 5 3 7 0 . 0 0
39. 5 3 6 5 . 0 0

357.00
356.50

333.50 -4 1 6 .0 0
322.00-412.50

_

_

_

'

222
196

_
-

'

_

_

COMPUTER PROGRAMMERS ( B U S I N E S S ) i
CLA SS B ---------------------------------------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ------------------------

374
90
284

39 . 0 2 9 6 . 5 0
40. 0 307.00
39 . 0 2 9 3 . 0 0

293.50
293.00
293.50

268.50-320.00
269.00-345.00
267.00-318.00

_

_

_

“

-

-

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

164
133

39.5 228.50
39 . 5 2 1 5 . 5 0

218.50
213.00

2 0 7.00-231.50
2 0 4.00-230.03

_

1
i

9
9

16
14

75
72

24
20

17
15

3

2

1

14

_

-

-

-

-

~

906
2 39
667
122
62
59
209
215

39.5
40. 0
39. 5
40. 0
40.0
40. 0
38. 0
40. 0

233.50
238.50
231.50
278.50
267.00
235.50
215.50
209.00

2 1 3 .0 0
209.50
214.00
268.00
237.00
240.00
203.50
201.50

1 9 2 .50-264.00
186.0 0 -2 7 8 .5 0
1 9 5 .5 0-260.50
230.00-326.00
2 1 3 .00-289.50
182.00-274.00
1 8 8 .5 0-244.00
193.50-220.00

9
4
5
5
-

37
14
23
1

80
28
52
4
6
24
18

1 54
38
1 16
13
i
12
60
30

212
46
166
2
20
4
44
96

81
ii
70
18
11
4
14
23

85
19
66
9
4
15
18
20

74
21
53
24
2
3
21
3

54
8
46
5
10
12
14
5

38
22
16
10

13
6
7
3
4

21
6
15
4
a
3

39.5
39. 5
40. 0
38. 0
40. 0

284.50
275.50
351.50
239.50
243.00

230.00-328.50
2 3 0.00-299.50
2 8 9 .0 0 -4 2 0 .5 0
207.00-268.00
207.00-241.50

-

38
36
“
27
9

19
15
5
10

44
41
4
14
17

24
23
7
13
2

35
33
4
12
4

ii
8
3
2

11
6
3
3

19
13
4
~
3

COMPUTER O PERATORS —
MANUFACTURING ------NONMANUFACTURING - P UB L IC U T I L I T I E S
WHOLESALE TRADE R E T A I L TRADE -----F INANCE --------------S E R V I C E S ------------COMPUTER O PE RA TORS .
NONMANUFACTURING - PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S
F INA NCE --------------S E R V I C E S -------------

257
218
49
83
54

267.00
263.50
352.00
239.50
241.50

-

"

~

10
12
-

2
2
2

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




_

8

16
14
10
4

3
2
i

_
”

-

_

-

Table A-2.

Weekly earnings of professional and technical workers in Kansas City, M o .-K a n s ., September— Continued
Weekly earnings
(standard)
NumU

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

workers

Average
weekly
hours1
(standard)

N u m ber o f w o r k e r s re c e iv in g stra ig h t-tim e w e e k ly earnings of—
s

Mean 2

Median 2

Middle range 2

s

140

s

s

140
Under

160

*

s

180

200

s

220

S

240

s

260

S

S

s

280

300

320

$

S

S

340

360

380

S

S

400

420

s

440

%

s

460

500

%

540

and
under

580
and

160

180

200

220

240

260

280

300

320

340

360

380

4 00

4 20

440

4
4
4

38
12
26
16
4

100
27
73
7
47
9

149
28
12 1
14
85

46
5
41
16
9
5

28
11
17
4
4
3

24
ii
13
2
8
1

19
6
13
i
2
1

27
19
8
7
1

2
1
1

2
~
2

2
2

6
3
3

1
1
-

-

1

1

580 o v e r

60

500

540

1
1
-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

4

ALL WORKERS—
CONTINUED
COMPUTER

OPE RA TORS -

CONTINUED

s
222.00
237.00
216.00
243.50
207.50
205.50

$
2 0 4 .0 0
21 2 . 0 0
20 1 .5 0
2 3 0 .0 0
1 9 5 .5 0
2 0 1 .5 0

s
$
195.5 0 -2 3 9 .5 0
1 8 8 .5 0-279.50
1 9 5 .5 0-227.50
226.5 0 -2 6 1 .0 0
1 8 7 .5 0-214.00
2 0 0.00-208.00

~

COMPUTER O PE R A T O R S . CL»SS C -------MANUFACTURING ------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING -------------------------P U B L I C U T I L I T I E S -----------------------

200
75
125
36

40.0
40.0
39 . 5
40.0

194.00
192.50
194,50
215.00

1 8 5 .0 0
19 5 . 5 0
18 5 .0 0
2 2 0 .0 0

161.00-220.00
1 6 0 .5 0-209.00
161.00 -2 2 0 .0 0
176.00-268.00

9
4
5
*5

33
14
19
i

40
16
24
4

38
9
29
6

25
16
9
2

16
2
14
2

13
5
8
1

26
9
17
15

“

“

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

D RA F TE R S ---------------------------------------------MANUFACTURING ------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ------ -------------------

40.0
39. 5
40.0
40.0
4 0.0

245.00
264.50
231.00
278.50
236.50

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

186.50-291.00
2 1 5 .00-319.50
1 7 1 .5 0-274.50
237.00-317.00
172.50-280.00

39
3
36
1
1

117
2
11 5
1
97

122
39
83
2
81

1 61
44
117

153
69
84

P U B L I C U T I L I T I E S ---------------------S E R V I C E S -------------------------------------

1.350
568
782
49
593

1
80

3
64

118
61
57
5
35

121
72
49
2
47

114
62
52
15
36

105
37
68
3
48

115
96
19
4
15

34
19
15
5
10

34
21
13
3
10

26
19
7
7

27
14
13
1
12

34
8
26
3
22

8
1
7
7

18
18
18

4
i
3
-

-

-

_
-

-

-

D R A F T E R S . C L A S S A -------------------------MANUFACTURING ------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING -------------------------S E R V I C E S -------------------------------------

340
227
113
103

40.0
40. 0
40.0
40.0

3 3 3 .5 0
319.00
362.50
3 6 4 .5 0

319.50
3 1 9 .5 0
3 8 8 .0 0
3 9 2 .0 0

290.00-382.00
291.00 -3 3 4 .5 0
284.00-418.00
283.50-428.00

-

-

-

1
1
i

-

15
7
8
6

23
12
11
11

28
21
7
7

33
25
8
8

90
90
-

20
17
3

24
12
12
12

8
i
7
7

18
-

-

18
18

4
i
3
3

-

-

_
-

-

23
18
5
5

34
8

“

19
15
4
3

~

“

-

D R A F T E R S . C L A S S B -------------------------MANUFACTURING ------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING -------------------------S E R V I C E S -------------------------------------

514
233
281
228

40.0
39.5
40.0
40. 0

250.50
242.00
258.00
254.50

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

218.00-279.50
215.00-263.00
220.00-291.00
216.5 0 -2 9 1 .0 0

-

1
1

6
6
-

25
6
19
15

14
2
12
10

15
6
9
7

3
1
2
2

~

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

“

69
11
58
38

3
2
i

“

71
40
31
29

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

D R A F T E R S . C L A S S C -------------------------MANUFACTURING ------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING -------------------------S E R V I C E S -------------------------------------

306
108
198
181

40.
40.
40.
40.

0
0
0
0

188.00
198.50
182.00
178.00

182.00
1 9 7 .5 0
179.50
1 7 8 .5 0

1 6 9 .0 0-200.00
172.5 0 -2 1 4 .0 0
1 68.00-188.00
1 6 8 .0 0-185.50

5
3
2
1

3
1
2
2

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

E L E C T R O N I C S T E C H N I C I A N S ------------------MANUFACTURING ------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING -------------------------P U B L I C U T I L I T I E S -----------------------

948
301
647
607

40. 0
40.0
40.0
40. 0

369.00
337.50
383.50
392.00

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

345.50 -4 1 4 .5 0
292.50-390.00
364.0 0 -4 1 9 .5 0
364.00 -4 2 1 .0 0

“
-

_

-

-

-

-

-

-

"

-

-

-

40. 0 331.50

345.50

343.50-347.00

-

-

-

7

9

1

1

11

-

-

-

-

-

261.00

281.50

234.50-289.50

-

-

1

3

12

-

15

4 0 .0 298.50
40. 0 303.00

282.00
287.50

265.50-321.50
271.50-344.50

-

-

-

1
1

1
1

6
5

10
6

CLA SS

B --------

MANUFACTURING ------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING --------------------------

ELECTR ONICS

T E CHN IC IA NS .

CLASS

B-

275

EL ECTRONICS

T E CHN IC IA NS .

C L A SS

C-

63

----------

87
70

REGISTERED

I ND U S T R I A L

MANUFACTURING

*

NURSES

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

o

39.5
40.0
39 . 5
40.0
38.0
40.0

O P E RA T OR S.

o

P U B L I C U T I L I T I E S ----------------------F I N A N CE --------------------------------------S E R V I C E S -------------------------------------

44 9
125
324
37
102
114

COMPUTER

-

“

41
26
15
13

93
39
54
54

88
45
43
24

85
48
37
36

32
1
31
30

102
33
69
67

85
18
67
66

43
30
13
10

15
9
6
5

13
12
1

8
i
7

“

“

-

1

10
7
3

21
7
14

1

16
15
1

12
1
11

1

W o r k e r s w e r e at $ 1 1 0 to $ 1 2 0 .

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




“

9

1

61
53
8

1

26
22

1
1
1

11
10
1
“

201
113
88
88

187
11
176
176

95
81
14
14

168
168
168

163
3
160
160

21

-

10

200

11

-

i

3

-

31

-

-

1

-

-

-

-

21
16

16
13

10
8

4
2

3
3

5
5

6
6

1
i

3
3

3

-

_
-

-

-

-

-

-

_

_

_

_

_

Table A-3. Average weekly earnings of office, professional, and technical workers, by sex,
in Kansas City, Mo. —Kans., September 1978
Average
(mean2)

(mean2)
Sex, 3 o c c u p a t i o n ,

OFFICE

a nd i n d u s t r y d i v i s i o n

OCCUPATIONS -

Weekh
r
hours

Weekly
earnings1
(standard)

a nd i n d u s t r y d i v i s i o n

143
109

ORDER CLERKS -------------------------------NONHANUFACTURING -----------------WHOLESALE TRADE -----------------

254
239
239

39.5
39.5
39.5

OROER CLERKS. CLASS B ----------NONMANUFACTURING ------------------WHOLESALE TRADE -----------------

250
2 39
239

39 . 5 2 0 2 . 0 0
3 9 . 5 20 1 . 0 0
3 9 . 5 20 1 . 0 0

ACCOUNTING CLERKS ----------------------NONMANUFACTURING ------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S ---------------

354
289
145

254.50
259.50
296.50

ACCOUNTING CLERKS. CLASS A NONMANUFACTURING -------------------

268
228

141.50
143.50

40.0
4 0.0

203.00
201.00
201.00

279.50
283.00

ACCOUNTING CLERKS. CLASS B NONMANUFACTURING -------------------

40. 0 176.50
40. 0 173.50

PAYROLL CLERKS ---------------------------nonm an ufacturing:
PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S ---------------

40. 0 314.50
40. 0 336.50

OCCUPATIONS

Sex, 3 o c c u p at i o n ,

SECRE TA RIE S. CLASS A
MANUFACTURING --------NONMANUFACTURING —
WHOLESALE TRADE -

2 30
57
173
72

40.0
40. 0
39. 5
40.0

238.00
235.00
239.00
21 1 . 0 0

SEC RE TAR IES . CLASS B
MANUFACTURING --------NONMANUFACTURING —
PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S
WHOLESALE TRAOE RE TAI L TRAOE -------FINANCE ----------------SERVICES ---------------

898
200
698

200

39.5
40. 0
39.5
40.0
40. 0
40. 0
38.5
39 . 5

218.00
233.50
213.50
287.50
202.50
197.50
205.50
213.50

SEC RE TAR IES . CLASS C
MANUFACTURING ---------NONMANUFACTURING ---PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S WHOLESALE TRAOE RE TA IL TRAOE -------FINANCE -----------------SERVICES ----------------

i 444
431
.01 3
168
165
74
432
174

39.5
40.0
39. 0
40. 0
4 0.0
39.5
38.5
38.5

208.00
217.50
204.50
281.00
191.50
211.50
183.50
191.00

213

39. 5
40- 0
39.0
40.0
40.0
38.0
40.0

$
192.00
186.50
1 9 4 .5 0
267.00
237.50
157.50
172.00

1 .2 3 2
276
956
223
177
253
287

39.5
40. 0
39.5
40.0
40.0
38. 5
40.0

200.50
198.00
201.50
252.50
206.00
1 6 6 .0 9
1 9 1 .5 0

STENOGRAPHERS. GENERAL
MANUFACTURING -------------NONMANUFACTURING -------WHOLESALE TRAOE -----FINANCE ----------------------

624
1 32
492
112
120

39. 5
40. 0
3 9. 5
40. 0
38.0

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

STENOGRAPHERS. SENIOR
MANUFACTURING -----------NONMANUFACTURING ------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S - FINANCF -------------------SERVICES ------------------

608
144
464
148
1 33
108

39.5
40. 0
3 9. 5
40. 0
39 . 0
40. 0

215.00
212.00
216.00
253.00
1 7 3 .0 0
204.50

386
71
315
175
67

39.
40.
39 .
38.
4 0.

0
0
0
0
9

153.50
1 6 3 .0 0
1 5 1 .5 0
1 3 8 .5 0
1 6 2 .5 0

39. 5
4 0. 0
39. 0
40.0
40. 0
39.0
39. 5

149.00
1 5 5 .5 0
148.00
217.50
1 6 6 .0 0
1 3 1 .5 9
1 4 7 .0 0

-

STENOGRAPHERS -------------MANUFACTURING -------nonm anufacturing —
PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S
WHOLESALE TRAOE FINANCE ---------------SERVICES --------------

TRANSCRIBING-MACHINE T Y P IS T S
MANUFACTURING ---------------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------FINANCE -----------------------------SERVICES ---------------------------TYPISTS

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

1 8 8 .0 0
185.00
1 5 8 .5 0

NONMANUFACTURING ---------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S ------------R ET AI L TRAOE -------------------FINANCE -----------------------------SERVICES ----------------------------

1 1 365
214
I t 151
126
80
658
202

T Y P I S T S . CLASS A -----------------MANUFACTURING ---------------------NONMANUFACTURING ----------------— PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S ------------FINANCE -----------------------------SERVICES ----------------------------

559
96
463
89
1 74
119

40.
40.
4 0.
4 0.
39.

0
0
0
0
5

167.50
167.00
168.00
230.50
1 4 4 .0 0
1 5 0 .0 0

T Y P I S T S . CLASS B ------------------MANUFACTURING ---------------------NONMANUFACTURING ----------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S ------------R E TA IL TRADE -------------------FINANCF -----------------------------SERVICES ----------------------------

806
118
688
37
50
484
83

39. 0
4 0. 0
39. 9
4 0. 0
40.0
38.5
39. 0

136.50
146.50
134.50
186.50
1 5 0 .5 0
126.50
1 4 2 .0 0

MANUFACTURING

(standard)

earnings 1

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

Se e fo ot n ot e s at end o f t a b l e s .

10

F IL E CLERKS -----------------MANUFACTURING -------NONMANUFACTURING —
PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S
WHOLESALE TRADE FINANCE ---------------SERVICES --------------

952
74
878
85
89
576
124

39. 0
39. 5
3 9.0
40.0
4 0.0
39.0
40. 0

141.00
134.00
141.50
258.50
136.00
126.00
138.50

F IL E CLERKS. CLASS «
NONMANUFACTURING —
PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S
FINANCE ----------------

1 24
118
50
58

39. 5
39. 5
4 0.0
38. 5

209.50
210.50
274.50
156.50

FI L E CLERKS. CLASS B
MANUFACTURING ---------NONMANUFACTURING ----PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S FINANCE -----------------SERVICES ----------------

4 30
52
378
35
208
71

39.5
39.5
39. n
40. 0
38. 5
40. 0

142.00
133.50
143.00
235.00
131.00
138.50

FI L E

398
382
310

39.0
39.0
39.0

119.00
119.00
117.00

MESSENGERS ---------------NONMANUFACTURING
FINANCE -------------

1 77
1 58
80

39.0
39.0
38.5

136.50
137.00
117.00

SWITCHBOARD OPERATORS
NONMANUFACTURING - FINANCE ---------------SERVICES --------------

242
209
61
78

3 9 .5 169.50
3 9.5 163.50
39.0 154.50
40. 0 132.50

SWITCHBOARD OP ER AT OR- RE CEP TI ONI ST SMANUFACTURING ---------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S -----------------------WHOLESALE TRAOE -------------------------R F T AI L TRAOE -------------------------------SERVICES ----------------------------------------

*•11
1 78
333
44
95
78
72

39.5
40. 0
39. 5
40.0
40. 0
39. 5
39.5

163.00
158.00
165.50
240.50
153.00
143.50
160.00

ORDER CLERKS -----------------------------------------MANUFACTURING ---------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------------------WHOLESALE TRAOE --------------------------

437
1 22
315
207

39.5
4 0.0
39. 5
39.5

175.50
169.00
177.50
167.50

CLERKS.

CLASS

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

nonm anufacturing

FINANCE

o

209.00
214.50
207.00
281.00
205.50
208.00
184.50
197.50

812
226
586
113
76
236
137

0

Weekly

Weekly
hours*
(standard)

o

39. 5
40.0
39.5
4 0.0
4 0.0
4 0.0
38.5

CONTINUED

SEC RET AR IES . CLASS
MANUFACTURING ------NONMANUFACTURING PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S
WHOLESALE TRAOE
FINANCF --------------SERVICES -------------

o

3 .4 5 1
914
2 . 537
362
476
248
910
541

SECRETARIES

an d i n d u s t r y d i v i s i o n

OFFICE OCCUPATIONS WOMEN— CONTINUED

o
«*
•

SECRETARIES ------------------MANUFACTURING --------NONMANUFACTURING —
PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S
WHOLESALE TRADE RE TA IL TRADE ------FINANCE ---------------SERVICES ---------------




Weekly
Weekly
earnings1
hours1
(standard) (standard)

Average
(mean*)

OFFICE OCCUPATIONS
WOMEN— CONTINUED

MEN

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

OFFICE

Se x, 3 o c c u p a t i o n ,

Number
of
workers

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

105

ORDER CLERKS. CLASS B -------------------MANUFACTURING ---------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ----------------------------

332
80
252

3 9 .5 176.50
40. 0 164.50
39. 5 18 3 .0 0

ACCOUNTING CLERKS -------------------------------MANUFACTURING ---------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S -----------------------WHOLESALE TRADE -------------------------RETAIL TRAOE -------------------------------FINANCE -----------------------------------------SERVICES ----------------------------------------

061
555
506
940
578
668
815
505

39.5
40.0
39.5
40.0
40. 0
40. 0
38.5
3 9.0

OROEP CLERKS.

CLASS

172.00

189.50
178.50
191.50
254.50
192.00
166.00
157.50
162.00

Table A-3. Average weekly earnings of office, professional, and technical workers, by sex,
in Kansas City, Mo. —Kans., September 1978— Continued
eiwe
and in d u s tr y d i v i s i o n

Weekly
earnings1
(standard)

W eek ^

OFFICE OCCUPATIONS WOMEN— CONTINUED
CLERKS -

KEY ENTRY OPERATORS -

CONTINUED

Sex, 3 o c c u p a t i o n ,

Weekly
earnings1
(standard)

39.5
40.0
39.5
40.0
39. 5
39. 5
39.0
39.5

224.50
204.00
227.50
276.00
204.00
216.50
179.50
190.00

ACCOUNTING CLERKS. CLASS B —
MANUFACTURING ---------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S -----------------WHOLESALE TRADE -------------------RE T A I L TRADE -------------------------FINANCE -----------------------------------SERVICES ----------------------------------

2.284
307
1.977
317
303
523
474
360

39.5
40.0
39.5
40.0
40.3
40.0
38.5
39.0

163.00
158.50
163.50
181.00
151.50
1 4 2 .0 0
151.00

BOOKKEEPING-MACHINE OPERATORS —
NONMANUFACTURING ---------------------WHOLESALE TRADE -------------------RE T AI L TRADE -------------------------FINANCE -----------------------------------

423
380
160

39.5
39.5
40.0
40. 0
38.3

1 7 9 .0 0
181.00
209.50
159.00
165.50

e am in g sl

BOOKKEEPING-MACHINE OPERATORS
CLASS B --------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------------WHOLESALE TRADE --------------------

147
1 37

1 9 6 .5 0
2 02.00

166.00

40.0
371
145
226

62

146.50
144.00
153.50

40. 0
40. 0
40. 3
40.0
40.0
39.5
40 . 1

193.00
192.53
193.50
275.00
214.00
1 8 7 .0 0
147.50

KEY ENTRY OPERATORS ---------------------MANUFACTURING --------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S -----------------WHOLESALE TRADE -------------------RE TAI L TRADE -------------------------FINANCE ----------------------------------SERVICES ---------------------------------

.915
332
.583
520
393
1 81
291
198

39.5
40.0
39 . 5
40.0
39 . 5
43.3
38.5
40 . 0

189.50
175.03
192.50
225.00
1 8 8 .5 0
172.00
175.00
161.50

KEY ENTRY OPERATORS. CLASS A
MANUFACTURING --------------------------NONMANUF A C T U R I N G ---------------------WHOLESALE TRADF -------------------FINANCE -----------------------------------SERVICES ---------------------------------

763
141

39.5
40. O
39 . 5
39.0
38.5
40. 0

213.53
199.00
217.00
225.00
195.00
189.53

6 22

107
149
54

MANUFACTURING -------NONMANUFACTURING —
PUBLI C U T I L I T I E S
R E T A IL TRADE ------FINANCE ---------------SERVICES --------------

625
145
480
70
51
172
145

39.5
40.0
39.5
40.0
40.0
38.0
40.0

242.50
257.50
238.00
313.00
233.50
214.50
216.00

COMPUTER OPERATORS.
NONMANUFACTURING - PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S
FINANCE ----------------

210
175
39
58

39.5
39. 5
40.0
38.5

293.00
284.50
362.50
247.50

COMPUTER OPERATORS.
MANUFACTURING -----NONMANUFACTURING FINANCE -------------SERVICFS ------------

39.5
40.0
39. 5
40.0
40. 0
4 0.0
38.0
40.0

$
174.00
157.50
177.00
217.00
175.00
160.00
153.50
150.50

PROFESSIONAL AND TECHNICAL
OCCUPATIONS - MEN

COMPUTER SYSTEMS ANALYSTS
(B U S IN E S S ) -------------------------MANUFACTURING ---------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------FINANCE -----------------------SERVICES ----------------------

39.5
40.0
39.5
37.0
40.0

394.50
395.00
394.50
337.00
357.00

c

312
70
242
95
77

39.5
40.0
39.0
38.0
40.0

226.00
257.50
217.00
204.00
207.00

COMPUTER OPERATORS.
NONMANUFACTURING -

103
63

39.5
39.5

189.00
188.50

MANUFACTURING ----NONMANUFACTURING
SERVICES ----------

1 39
514
625
484

40.0
39. 5
40.0
40.0

252.50
268.00
239.00
248.50

ORAFTERS. CLASS A
MANUFACTURING ---NONMANUFACTURING
SERVICES ----------

314
213
101
97

40. 0 335.50
40. 0 319.50
4 0 .0 369.00
372.00

COMPUTER SYSTEMS ANALYSTS
( B U S I N E S S ) . CLASS A -------MANUFACTURING -------------------NONMANUFACTURING -------------FINANCE ---------------------------SERVICES --------------------------

39.5
40.0
39.0
37.5
40.0

434.00
425.00
436.00
368.50
414.50

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

39.5
4 0.0
39.5
40.0

368.00
379.50
364.00
324.00

DRAFTERS. CLASS B
MANUFACTURING ----NONMANUFACTURING
SERVICFS ----------

458
215
243
203

40.0
39.5
40.0
40.0

252.00
244.00
259.50
258.50

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

39.5
39.5

362.50
364.00

DRAFTERS. CLASS C
MANUFACTURING ---NONMANUFACTURING
SERVICES ----------

231
86
1 45
140

40. 0
40.0
40. 0
40.0

18R.00
202.00
179.50
178.50

928
299
629
591

40.
40.
40.
40.

0
0
0
0

369.50
337.50
384.50
393.00

274

40.0

331.50

60

40.0

262.50

COMPUTER PROGRAMMERS ( B U S IN E S S ) —
MANUFACTURING -------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING -------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S ----------------------

39. 5 310.00
4 0.0 331.00
3 9.5 304.00
398.50

COMPUTER PROGRAMMERS ( B U S I N E S S ) i
CLASS A ------------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING -------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S ----------------------

39.5 374.00
39. 5 367.00
40. 0 426.50

COMPUTER PROGRAMMERS ( B U S I N E S S ) i
CLASS B ------------------------------------------MANUFACTURING -------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING --------------------------

39.5 299.00
40. 0 312.00
39. 0 29 3 .5 0

COMPUTER PROGRAMMERS ( B U S I N E S S ) i
CLASS C --------------------------------------------

39. 5 238.50

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

11

MANUFACTURING -------NONMANUFACTURING —
PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S
ELECTRONICS

T E CH N IC IA NS .

CLASS

B-

ELECTRONICS

T E CH NI C IA NS .

CLASS

C

o

276
243

AND TECHNICAL
MEN— CONTINUED

CONTINUED

KEY ENTRY OPERATORS. CLASS B
MANUFACTURING -------------------------NONMANUFACTURING --------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S ----------------WHOLESALE TRADE ------------------R ET A IL TRADE -----------------------FINANCE ---------------------------------SERVICES --------------------------------

Weekly

Weekly

o

BOOKKEEPING-MACHINE OPERATORS
CLASS A --------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------------FINANCE -----------------------------------

2 1 2 .0 0

an d i n d u s t r y d i v i s i o n

(standard)

PROFESSIONAL
OCCUPATIONS -

$
1.777
248
1.529
623
275
145
341
1 45




Weekly
hours1
(standard)

Average
( m e a n 2)

OFFICE OCCUPATIONS WOMEN— CONTINUED

ACCOUNTING CLERKS, CLASS A ---MANUFACTURING ---------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S -----------------WHOLESALE TRADE -------------------RE T AI L TRADE -------------------------FINANCE -----------------------------------SERVICES ----------------------------------

PAYROLL CLERKS ------------------------------MANUFACTURING ---------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S -----------------WHOLESALE TRADE -------------------RE T AI L TRADE -------------------------SERVICES ----------------------------------

and indue t r y d i v i s i o n

o

ACCOUNTING

Se x, 3 o c c u p a t i o n ,

o

Se x, 3 o c c u p a t i o n ,

Averue
(mean2)

Table A-3.

Average weekly earnings of office, professional, and technical workers, by sex.

in Kansas City, M o.—Kans., September 1978— Continued
Average
(mean2)
Sex, 3 oc c u p a ti on ,

and i n d u s t r y d i v i s i o n

Number
of
workers

Week h
r
hours
(standard

Weekly
earnings1
(standard)

COMPUTER SYSTEMS ANALYSTS
(B U S I N E S S ) -------------------------------------------NONMANUF A C T U R I N G -----------------------------

Sex , 3 o c c u p a t i o n , and i n d u s t r y d i v i s i o n

PROFESSIONAL
OCCUPATIONS -

PROFESSIONAL AND TECHNICAL
OCCUPATIONS - WOMEN

167
150

$
39.5 333.50
39. 5 331.50

Weekly
Weekly
earnings1
hours
(standard) (standard)

AND TECHNICAL
WOMEN— CONTINUED

COMPUTER PROGRAMMERS
CONTINUED

(BU SINESS)

COMPUTER SYSTEMS ANALYSTS
( B U S I N E S S ) * CLASS C ----------------------NONMANUFACTURING -----------------------------

54
53

39.5
39.5

40.0
40.0

115

COMPUTER PROGRAMMERS ( B U S I N E S S ) ,
CLASS C ----------------------------------------------

79
65

53

39.5

OPERATORS --------------------------------------------------------------NONHANUF A C T U R I N G ---------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S -------------------------

274
93
181
46

39. 5
40.0
39. 5
40.0

212.50
209.00
214.50
231.00
1 9 5 .0 0

S ee fo o tn o te s at




id o f t a b l e s .

216
189

39. 0 284.00
3 9 .0 285.50
3 7.5

1 33
54
79

40.0
40.0
40.0

211.50
210.00
212.50

Weekly
hours1
(standard)

Weekly
earnings1
(standard)

40.0
4 0.0

$
199.00
201.00

AND TECHNICAL
WOMEN— CONTINUED
CONTINUED

COMPUTER OPERATORS. CLASS C --------NONMANUFACTURING -----------------------------

$
39.0 290.00
291.00

MANUFACTURING

97
62

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

nonm anufacturing

54
l 38

3 9.5 229.00
40. 0 190.00

DRAFTERS.
COMPUTER

m anu factur ing

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

Number
of
workers

207.00

324.50
320.50

308.50
307.00

and i n d u s t r y d i v i s i o n

COMPUTER OPERATORS -

-

COMPUTER OPERATORS* CLASS B --------MANUFACTURING ---------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ----------------------------

NONMANUFACTURING -----------------------------

S e x , 3 oc cu pa tio n,

PROFESSIONAL
OCCUPATIONS -

COMPUTER PROGRAMMERS ( B U S I N E S S ) .
CLASS B ----------------------------------------------

COMPUTER SYSTEMS ANALYSTS

Average
(mean2)

Average
(mean2)
Number
of
workers

CLASS

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

52

4 0.0

DRAFTERS.

CLASS

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

65

40 . 0

183.00

NURSES -----------

85
68

40.0
4 0.0

296.50
301.00

REGISTERED

IND UST RI AL

237.50

Table A-4.

Hourly earnings of maintenance, toolroom, and powerplant workers in Kansas City, Mo. —Kans., September 1978
Hourly earnings *

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

Mean *

Median*

Middle range *

ALL

4
5.80

4
6.00

6.20

6. 60

4
7.00

$
7.40

4
7.80

8.60

s
9.00

4
4
4
4
s
s
*
9. 40 9 . 8 0 1 0 . 2010 . 6 0 1 1 . 0 0 1 1 . 4 0 1 1 . 8 0

5.20

5.40

5.60

5 . 80

6.00

6.20

6.60

7 00

7.40

7.80

8 . 2 0 -SucML 9 . 0 0

9.40

9 . 8 0 1 0 . 2 0 1 0 . 6 0 1 1 . 0 0 1 1 . 4 0 1 1 . 80 -flyer

13

LS

4.80

MAINTENANCE

5.60

5.00

Oc c up at io n and in d u s t r y d i v i s i o n
workers

5.20

4
5.40

s

5 . 00

107

2

-

-

8
8

-

_

-

-

_

_

4
*.80

Number

s

4
8.20

s

and
und er

WORKERS

CA RP E NT E RS

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

032

$
9.77

$
9. 86

$
$
7.3 0 -1 1 .7 5
-

8.88
8.85
8.99

9. 12
9.00
9. 37

8.24-10.05
8 .1 7 - 9.58
8 .2 4-10.26

MAINTENANCE p a i n t e r s -----------------------MANUFACTURING -------------------------------

2 81
140

9.1 3
8.4?

9. 53
8 . 59

8 .177.30-

9.82
9.43

MAINTENANCE M AC H I N I S T S --------------------MANUFACTURING --------------------------------

455
440

8.75
8.77

9.00
9. 07

8.468 .52-

9.38
9.38

-

MAINTENANCE MECHANICS ( M A CH I NE R Y) MANUFACTURING -------------------------------

1 .0 6 0
065

7.99
7.93

8 .1 1
7 . 92

7.307 .26-

9.12
9.04

-

9
9

10

MAINTENANCE m e c h a n i c s
(MOTOR V E H I C L E S ) -----------------------------MANUFACTURING -------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING -------------------------P U B L I C U T I L I T I E S -----------------------

977
179
798
725

8.64
8 . 37
8.70
8.71

9. 38
8.17
9. 38
9. 38

7.4 9 7.0 0 8.9 3 9.30-

9.54
9.86
9.44
9.54

22

5

10

MAINTENANCE p i p f f i t t e r s ------------------MANUFACTURING -------------------------------

460
459

9.00
9 . 00

8 . 98
8.98

8.7 0 8.70-

9.86
9.86

-

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

81
78

8. 89
8 . 94

9. 24
9 . 2*

8.1 7 8.5 3 -

2

59
59
~

169
169

40

13

39

1

153

20

6C
60

“

-

2
2
“

58
1

266
266

9.23
9 . 23

9. 35
9 . 35

8.858.8 5 -

95
73

6 . 80
6.85

7.13
7 . 13

6.4 9 6.4 9 -

7.79
7.79

TOOL ANO D I F MAKERS -------------------------MANUFACTURING --------------------------------

325
325

8.87
8.87

9 . 37
9 . 37

7.8 9 -1 0 .0 7
7 .8 9 -1 0 .0 7

S T AT I ON AR Y E N G I N E E R S -----------------------MANUFACTURING -------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING -------------------------P U B L I C U T I L I T I E S -----------------------

7* 2
222
520
63

8.*3
8.84
8. 25
7.17

8 . 85
8 . 85
9. 15
6.57

7.7 1 8.2 7 6.656.5 7 -

25
4
21

20
20

17
17

6*
64

-

-

-

23
16
7

51
48
3

33
9
2*

96
93
3

4
4

1

1
-

3
3

*8
*3

1
1

17
10

23
18

17
13

19
8

73
25

16
14

-

6
6

6
6

20
20

11
11

11
11

12
3

23
23

32
32

67
67

207
201

60
60

-

-

”

12
12

16
16

97
97

38
36

160
160

89
81

136
136

100
100

41
40

241
167

25
25

58
58

-

5

38
6
32
32

44
4
*0
*0

44
28
16
16

*8
42
6
6

14
5
9

33
8
25

10

186
168

64
39
25
25

i
-

-

383
17
366
349

1 86

~

31
4
27
27

1

4
4

*3
*3

2
2

31
31

17
17

135
135

85
A5

17
17

125
125

-

3

12
12

7
7

11
11

19
19

9
9

14
14

2
2

7
7

17
17

97
97

16
16

10
10

114
114

-

-

-

-

“

“

“

“

4
4

12

21
21

32
26

3
3

-

2
2

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

9.86
9.86

MAINTENANCE TR AD ES H E L P E R S -------------MANUFACTURING -------------------------------

6
6
-

244
199
*5

9 .53
9 .53

-

“
_

-

_

_

-

-

“

-

_

_

-

“

-

”

"
~

22
2?

3
1

-

-

-

2

-

28
28

-

_

-

10
10

2
2

“

-

-

-

-

16
16

-

-

“

-

15
15
-

_

~
-

15
-

5
5

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

2
2

-

5
5
-

-

-

2

“

“

-

6
4

-

-

~

~
-

”

“

“

-

-

”

-

20
20

1

_

-

-

~

_

_

-

2
2
2

i

-

“

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

”
-

-

-

-

~

”

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

10
10

12
12

6
6

32
32

64
64

10
10

2
2

48
48

56
56

85
85

_

-

-

20

13

8

46

2*

265
28
237
6

46
13
33

58
39
19

-

-

-

-

13

64
45
19

-

*6
35

90
67
23

-

8

29
12
17
10

-

-

15
10
5
4

_

-

62
8
5*

-

-

-

-

-

-

_

“

'

_

S e e f o o t n o t e s at end o f t a b l e s .




9

3
3

877
7 1A
163

9.15
9 .3*
9.15
7.72

21

6
6

MAINTENANCE E L E C T R I C I A N S ----------------MANUFACTURING ------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING --------------------------

MI L LW RI GH TS ---------------------------------------MANUFACTURING -------------------------------

12

13

20

2*
8

-

-

”

“

Table A-5.

Hourly earnings of material movement and custodial workers in Kansas City

M o.—Kans., September 1978
Hourly earnings
tl
O c c u p a t i o n and i n d u s t r y d i v i s i o n

N u m b e r o f w o r k e r s r e c e i v i n g s t r a i g h t - t i m e h o u rl y e a rn i n g s o f —
*
2 .6 0

l

of
workers

Mean 2

Middle ange 2

4*928
702
4.2 2 6
2*467
736
873
145

$
8 . 32
8 .38
8 . 31
9 .06
7.26
7 .47
6 .02

$
9 . 38
8 . 39
9 . 38
9 . 38
7 . 08
7 . 62
6.00

$
$
7 . 4 4 - 9 . 38
6 .7 5 - 10.37
7 . 6 2 - 9. 38
9 . 3 8 - 9. 38
7 .0 0 - 7.99
7 . 6 2 - 8. 18
6 .0 0 - 6.25

T R UC KO R IV E RS . LI GH T TRUCK MANUFACTURING --------------------NONMANUFACTURING --------------WHOLESALE TRADE -------------------------------

535
57
478
103
115

7 .02
6.24
7.11
6.48
4.90

7.
7.
7.
5.
4.

42
15
98
75
38

4.504 .554 . 3 83.9 0 4.15-

T R UC KO R IV E RS . MEDIUM TRUCK
MANUFACTURING --------------------n o n m a n u f a c t u r i n g ---------------P UB LI C U T I L I T I E S ------------

1.048
235
B13
169

7 . 39
6 .92
7.52
8.07

7.62
6 . 74
7 . 62
9 . 38

6.596 . 6 36.596.10-

TRADE

TR U CK O RI V FR S.

3.00

HEAVY

9. 38
7.44
9. 38
8.44
4. 38
7.62
7.50
7. 62
9. 38

TRUCK

( T R A I L E R ) ---------------------------MANUFACTURING --------------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------P UB L IC U T I L I T I E S ------------

1.306
80
1.226
725

T R U CK O RI V ER S. HEAVY TRUCK
(OTHER THAN T R A I L E R ) ---------

389

%

S

3.20

3.40

3.80

-

3 . 20 3 . 4 0

-

i
4.20
-

*
4.60

s

*

s

%

s

S

%

S

S

S

*

5.00

5.40

5.80

6.20

6.60

7.00

7.40

7 . 80

8.20

8.60

9.00

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

~ i -------

9.40
-

-

-

-

3.80

4.20

4.60

5.00

5.40

5 .8 0

6.20

6.60

7.00

7.40

7.80

8.20

8 . 60

».oo

9. 40

24
4
20
20
-

39
7
32
10
20
2

93
32
61
61

8
8
-

10
6
4
4

146
2
144
110
34
-

148
12
136
42
-

194
99
95
80
2
11
2

396
57
339
2
320
17

94

153
9
144
2
102
~
40

510
93
417
15
4
398
~

492
21
471
1
141
322
2

108
36
72
1
43
28
-

-

6
6
-

36
2
34
34

68

-

68
-

-

5
5
-

11
ii
-

-

37
2
35
8
22

5
5
4

“

22
21
1
1
~

8
8
-

4
4

12
12
12

70
2
68
42

149
5
144
2

127
99
28
13

25
8
17

431
32
399

2
2

37
36
1

~

~

"

“

"

4
4
-

-

66
66

_

8.77
7 .50
8. 85
9 . 34

9 .13

9 . 38
7.05
9 . 38
9. 38

10 . 37

8. 1 87 . 0 48.189. 38-

9.
7.
9.
9.

38
64
38
38

7. 45-

0 . 38

-

13
13

*
-

12
1

-

13
13
12

-

24
4
20
20

39
7
32
10
20

65
4
61

-

-

-

-

-

28
28
-

"

"

"

"

_

_

_

_

-

-

~

_
'

-

-

8
8
8

NONMANUFACTURING ---------------WHOLESALE TRADE --------------

6.
6.
6.
4.

00
05
00
28

4 . 2 85.7 5 3.753. 40 -

6. 55
6.45
7. 22
6.55

8
8
8

R ECE I VI NG C L E RK S --------------------MANUFACTURING --------------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------WHOLESALE TRADE - ----------R E T A I L TRADE --------------------

478
ia i
297
83
204

6.15
6.7?
5.80
6.98
5.44

6 . 65
6 . 67
6.60
7 . 90
6 . 60

4 . 5 55.5 8 3. 8 5 6. 553.6 5 -

7. 90
8.23
7.15
7. 90
6.83

5
5
5

-

“

S HIP PIN G

312
140
1 72

6.72
5.24
7 . 93

7 . 40
5. 45
7 . 99

5.453. 64 7.9 9 -

7 . 99
5. 93
9.28

“

”

WHOLESALE TRADE -------------R E T A I L TRADE --------------------

1 .5 0 1
643
858
440
151

6 .67
6.28
6.97
7.24
5.86

7 . 12
6.71
7 . 35
7. 15
6 . 31

6.1 3 5.186. 786. 903.6 9 -

7.49
7.49
7.44
7. 98
6 . 94

i
1
-

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

2.434
842
1.592
1.161

5.75
5.47
5.90
5.61

5.75
5 . 15
5.75
5.75

4 . 4 84 .344 . 4 84 . 2 8-

6. 99
6.24
7. 87
6 . 94

56
56
56

C LE R K S

MANUFACTURING --------------------NONMANUFACTURING -------------------------------------------

MANUFACT"RING --------------------NONMANUFACTURINb ----------------

"

_

_

_

_

7

-

-

-

-

-

-

7
7

10
10

-

40
38
2
2

10
8
2
~

15

-

-

-

-

91

-

-

-

-

14
14

7
7
-

12
12
-

45
28
17
17

39
21
18
17

8
8
~

23
2
21
17

13
13

8
8
8

16
16
16

2
2
-

21
21
17

36
36
30

38
6
32
30

21
10
11
9

31
8
23
17
6

5
3
2
2

13
4
9
9

27
24
3
3

17
12
5
5

35
16
19
17
2

76
13
63
2
61

30
3
27
27

-

~

59
58
1

-

6
6

6
6
”

1
1
~

19
19

50
22
28

“

-

15
15
-

-

8
8
8
“

1
i
-

-

82
42
40
40

54
52
2
i

47
38
9
7

21
14
7
5

35
31
4
3

in
78
33
24
2

22
4
18
3

93
7
86
44
34

168
68
100
68
19

266
109
157
1 38
19

44
44
40

44
44
32

59
59
24

85
10
75
75

132
74
58
40

255
1 36
119
110

107
84
23

201
175
26

479
49
430
425

26
26

1 44
141
3

203
65
138
120

14
6
8

~

-

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




61

'

5. 70
6.17
5.34
5.05

RECEIVING

-

-

234
102
132
110

S HIP PIN G C LE R K S ----------------------MANUFACTURING ---------------------

WAREHOUSEMEN

%

-

-

-

ANC

*
3.00

5

i -------- r
9 .8 0 1 0 .2 0 1 0 .60
-

-

-

9 .8 0 1 0 .2 0 1 0 .6 0 1 1 .00

WORKERS

TRUCKORIVERS ---------------------------MANUFACTURING -------------------NONMANUFACTURING --------------P UB L IC U T I L I T I E S -----------WHOLESALE TRADE ------------R E T A I L TRADE ------------------S E R V I C E S --------------------------

RETAIL

and
und er
2 .8 0

ALL

Median 2

*
2.80

14

“

442
8
4 34
1

-

-

9 2127
18
9 2109
3 2109
6
-

-

175
1 75
-

-

108
8
1 00
100

4
4
-

-

_
-

20
20
20
-

“

47
9
38
~

-

-

-

-

-

“

_

665
2
663
663

52
52
52

-

-

8

-

-

1
1
-

_
-

5
5
-

1
1
-

-

305
285
20
20
-

-

9
9
6
-

-

149
9
140
102
34
4

_

10
10
-

-

~

~

275

-

-

_

-

-

2
2
2

1
i
-

-

-

-

~

-

-

23
8
15
15

40
10
30
30

80
63
17
17

_
_
-

_
_
-

1
1
-

_
-

_
-

_
_
-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

14
14

91
5
86

-

-

_

_

_

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

51
51

422
179
243
17
10

62
62
62

83
4
79
79

2
2
-

-

-

98
62
36
20

484
ii
4 73
219

_
-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

_

_

_

-

-

-

2

21
15
6
6

-

-

-

_

_

-

-

-

-

-

*

3
3
-

2
2

Table A-5.

Hourly earnings of material movement and custodial workers in Kansas City,

Mo. —Kans., September 1978— Continued
Hourly earnings 4

O cc u p at io n and in d u s t r y d i v i s i o n

of
workers

N u m b e r o f w o r k e r s r e c e i v i n g s t r a i g h t - t i m e h o u r l y e a r n i n g s of--4
2.80

4
3.00

s

3 .20

4
3.90

4
4
3. 80 4 . 2 0

4
4 .60

4
5.00

4
5.90

4
5 .80

4
6.20

4
6.60

4
7.00

4
7.90

4
4
7 . 80 8 . 2 0

3.00

3. 20

3.90

3.80

9.20

4 .60

5 .00

5.90

5.80

6 .20

6.60

7.00

7.40

7.80

8.20

7
7

-

-

23
23

-

-

71
30
41
37

64
18
46
44

26
20
6
2

27
7
20

236
159
77
68

8
6
2

32
32

-

29
10
19
17

27
27

-

2

3

15
9
6

48
7
41

63
31
32

130
44
86

138
80
58

252
156
96

203
175
28
28

4
2.60
Mean 2

Median2

Middle range 2

*
9.00

4

4

8.60

9.90

9 .8010.2010.60

9.00

9.90

9.8 0 1 0 .2 0 1 0 .6 0 1 1 .0 0

i

4

4

and
und er
2.80

8.60

ALL WORKERS—
CONTINUED

709
350
359
316

$
5.79
5.51
6.05
6.19

$
5. 71
5 . 71
5.75
5 . 75

$
4.4 8 9.534 .484.2 0 -

$
7.50
5 .7 1
7.83
7.83

M A T ER I AL HANDLING L A B OR E RS ------------MANUFACTURING ------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING -------------------------P U B L I C U T I L I T I E S ----------------------WHOLESALE TRADE -----------------------R E T A I L TRADE ------------------------------

2.696
ft 58
1.R3B
727
344
765

6.94
6.47
7 . 16
f t . 16
7.03
6 . 28

6.79
6 . 31
7 . 24
9 . 38
6.79
6 . 20

5.7 0 5.8 2 5.317.295.2 8 5.3 0 -

8.20
7.37
9.38
9 .3 R
9.38
7.62

F O RK LIF T

2.354
1.539
B15
339

7 . 26
7.01
7.73
7.98

7. 39
7.14
7. 62
7. 34

6.6 7 6.137.397.34-

8.14
8.14
7.92
9.38

222
20B

8 .0 1
8. 1 3

7 . 47
7 . 78

7.3 6 7.3 6 -

8.09
8.09

2.770
501
2 . 269
79
1.818

3. 87
7.00
3.17
6.23
2. 88

2.
6.
2.
7.
2.

90
99
75
72
70

2.656.5 4 2 .653.502.6 5 -

4.00
7.89
3.20
7.85
2.90

1181
1181
-

-

-

-

1181

24?

141

399

7 . 27

7 . 31

6 .60-

8.20

-

-

-

102

5. 94

6 . 17

4.7 5 -

7.34

3*536
1.236
2.300
210
ft9
366
1.490

4.70
6.25
3.86
6.79
5.06
9.17
3.28

3. 82
6.66
3. 39
7 .1 1
5. 05
9.12
3. 39

3.395 .253.3 9 6.904 .153.5 0 3.0 9 -

6 .4 1
7.13
4.00
7.11
6.00
4.66
3.39

S H I PP I N G P ACKE RS ------------------------------MANUFACTURING ------------------------------WONMANUFACTURING -------------------------w holesale

trade

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

OPE RA TORS ----------------------------

MANUFACTURING ------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING -------------------------PUB LI C

UTILITIES

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

POWER-TRUCK OPERATORS (OTHER
THAN F O R K L I F T ) --------------------------------MANUFACTURING ------------------------------GUARDS AND UA TCH M E N -------------------------MANUFACTURING ------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING -------------------------P U B L I C U T I L I T I E S ----------------------S E R V I C E S -------------------------------------

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

8
8

148
-

-

-

-

-

-

-

6

17
24

17
15

17
69

4
4

18
18

71
71

18
18

12
12

3

2

3

25

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

17

-

2
-

-

17

“

279
17
262
197
68
47

41
14
27

-

-

~

~

~

256
123
133
1
38
94

197
80
117
19
60
93

273
123
150
116

250
98
152

50
22
28

37
37

-

-

-

-

-

28

-

129
126
3
3

220
69
156
16

952
298
159
154

360
156
204

19

-

80
80

123
118
5
-

108

-

-

58

2
99
94
94
-

-

~

-

39

-

6
146

191
141

129
8
121
78

186
14
172
21
40

-

-

-

32
19
13
10

29
1
28
4

35
11
29
8

39
29
10
-

71
59
17
5

106

24
1
23
8
8

-

1

2

1

8

11

54

191
1
190
-

_

“

-

60

517

51

517
449
68

51

-

60

60

6
6

-

11
11

-

51
-

355
290
115
“

?63
263
“

-

12
12

69
69

_

_

76
76
-

51
42
9
9

54
18
36
36

97
97
-

12
12
-

-

62

42

10

88

12

-

"

299
299

3
3

-

148
1 48

12
12

-

17

guards:

MANUFACTURING

-

1 38

17

1 38
138

17

-

35
35

-

-

-

-

-

-

_
_

_
_

_
_

-

_

watchmen:

MANUFACTURING

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

J A N I T O R S . P O R T E R S . AND C L E A NE R S ----MANUFACTURING ------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING -------------------------P U B L I C U T I L I T I E S ----------------------WHOLESALE TRADE -----------------------R E T A I L TRADE -----------------------------S E R V I C E S -------------------------------------

S e e fo o tn o te s

100
1
99

115
7
108
-

-

46
53

-

8
10 J

322
3
319

8

14

1

851
19
832

367
28
339
2
16
52
229

241
82
159
5
19
91
2

-

14
303

2
18
806

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




15

11 0
27
83

17

-

3

18

-

10

14

-

8

9

-

_

109
83
26

139
95
39
6
12
21

108
84
29

64
24
40

240
149
91
62
16
13

243
237
6
4

239
120
119
114

229
209
15
10
5

68
68

6
_

_
_

_
_

-

6
6

-

-

_

_

-

-

-

“

2
43
2

12

i
-

29

17
22

-

2

-

-

Table A-6.

Average hourly earnings of maintenance, toolroom, powerplant, material movement

and custodial workers, by sex, in Kansas City, M o .—Kans., September 1978
and i n d u s t r y d i v i s i o n

Number
of
workers

Average
(mean* )
hourly
earnings 4

MAINTENANCE. TOOLROOM. ANO
POWERPLANT OCCUPATIONS - MEN
MAINTENANCE

CARPENTERS ----------------------

427

$
9 . 80

877
714
163

8.88
8. 85
8.99

MAINTENANCE PAINTER S -------------------------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------

274
1 34

9.16
8.45

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

455
440

8. 75
8.77

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

1 10 4 3
950

7.97
7 .9 1

MAINTENANCE MECHANICS
(MOTOR VEH IC LES ) -------------------------------MANUFACTURING ---------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ----------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S -------------------------

973
175
798
725

8.64
8.40
8. 70
8.71

MAINTENANCE P I P E F I T T E R S -------------------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------

460
459

9.00
9 .00

MAINTENANCE SHEET-METAL WORKERS ----MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------

81
78

8.89
8 . 94

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

266
266

9.23
9.23

MAINTENANCE TRAOES HELPERS --------------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------

91
69

6 . 79
6 . 84

TOOL AND DIF MAKERS ----------------------------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------

325
325

8.87
8. 87

STA TIONARY ENGINEERS --------------------------MANUFACTURING ---------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ----------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S -------------------------

740
221
519
63

8.43
8 . 84
8 . 25
7.17

TRUCKDRIVERS -

456
103
115

TRUCKDRIVERS. MEDIUM TRUCK --------MANUFACTURING -------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING -------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S ----------------------

1.041
230
811
167

TRUCKDRIVERS. HEAVY TRUCK
( T R A I L E R ) ---------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING --------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S -----------------------

. 258
>199
725

4.851
676
4,1 7 5
2.443
733
849
145

8.33
8.43
8.31
9.06
7.26
7.45
6.02

8.81
8.87

9. 13

129

110

5.72
6 . 29
5.32
5.05

RECEIVING C L E R K S -------------------------------MANUFACTURING -------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING -------------------------WHOLESALE TRAOE -----------------------R ET A IL TRADE ------------------------------

406
155
251

6.53
7.05
6.71
6.98
5.99

S H IP P I N G ANO RECEIVING CLERKS ------MANUFACTURING -------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING --------------------------

286
114
172

6.96
5 .5 1
7.93

WAREHOUSEMEN ---------------------------------------MANUFACTURING -------------------------------WHOLESALE TRAOE -----------------------R E T A IL TRADE ------------------------------

1.387
547
840
440
148

6.85
6.64
6.99
7.24
5.89

1.559
370
1.189
908

6.31
6.07

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

399
115
284
280

MATERIAL HANDLING LABORERS -----------MANUFACTURING -------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING -------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S ---------------------WHOLESALE TRADE -----------------------R ET A IL TRADE ------------------------------

2.5 5 2
781
1.771
724
344
701

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

16

$
7.27
7 .02
7 . 73
7 . 98

222
208

B.O l
8- 1 3

2.5B0
443
2 . 1 37
62
1.707

3 . 81
7.01
3 . 15
5 . 81
2 . 88

344

7 . 33

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

99

5 . 93

JA NI TO R S . PORTERS. AND CLEANERS - MANUFACTURING -------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING -------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S ---------------------WHOLESALE TRADE -----------------------RETA IL TRADE -----------------------------SERVICES --------------------------------------

2 a 66 1
1 t 088
1*573
169
89
316
922

4.9 2
6 . 31
3 .95
6 . 70
5.06
4.08
3 . 27

ORDER FI L L E R S ---------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING -----------------------

859
403

4.71
4.46

SH IP PI N G PACKERS ---------------------------MANUFACTURING ---------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ----------------------

310
235
75

5.44
5.46
5 . 37

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

144
77

6.07
6.22

190
58

4 . 59
6 .90

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

55

6.94

JA NI TO R S . PORTERS. AND CLEANERS
MANUFACTURING ---------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S -----------------RETA IL TRAOE --------------------------SERVICES ----------------------------------

853
127
726
40
50
568

5 . 69
3 . 66
7 . 20
4.7?
3.30

guards:

MANUFACTURING -------------------------------watchmen:

TRUCKDRIVERS. HEAVY TRUCK
(OTHER THAN T R A I L E R ) -------------------

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

Average
(mean2)
hourly
earnings4

2.3 3 0
1*519
811
339

FORKLIFT OPERATORS ---------------------------MANUFACTURING -------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING -------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S ----------------------

6.93
6 . 24
7. 02
6 . 4 8 POWER-TRUCK OPERATORS (OTHER
THAN FO R K L IF T ) ---------------------------------4.90
MANUFACTURING -------------------------------7.39
6 . 9 3 GUARDS AND WATCHMEN --------------------------MANUFACTURING -------------------------------7.52
NONMANUFACTURING -------------------------8.09
PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S ---------------------SERVICES --------------------------------------

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

MATERIAL MOVEMENT ANO CUSTODIAL
OCCUPATIONS - MEN




$

TRUCKDRIVERS. LIGHT TRUCK ----------MANUFACTURING -------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING --------------------------WHOLESALE TRADE ------------------------R ETA IL TRADE ------------------------------

NONMANUFACTURING

Number
of
woikers

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

CONTINUED

S H IP P I N G CLERKS ---------------------------------MANUFACTURING -------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING --------------------------WHOLESALE TRADE ------------------------

Sex , 3 oc c u p at io n , and i n d u s t r y d i v i s i o n

MATERIAL MOVEMENT AND CUSTODIAL
OCCUPATIONS - MEN— CONTINUED

MATERIAL MOVEMENT ANO CUSTODIAL
OCCUPATIONS - MEN— CONTINUED

MAINTENANCE EL EC TR IC IA N S ------------------MANUFACTURING ---------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ----------------------------

TRUCKDRIVERS --------------MANUFACTURING -------NONMANUFACTURING —
PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S
WHOLESALE TRADE
RE T A IL TRAOE -----SERVICES --------------

Average
(mean2)
hourly
earnings4

S e x , 3 oc c u p a ti o n , and i n d u s t r y d i v i s i o n

MANUFACTURING

MATERIAL MOVEMENT AND CUSTODIAL
OCCUPATIONS - WOMEN

guards:

6.24
6.26
6.99
6.49

m anu factur ing

•0
o*

Se x, 3 o cc u p a t io n,




Table A-7.

Percent increases in average hourly earnings, adjusted for employment shifts.

for selected occupational groups in Kansas City, Mo. —Kans., for selected periods
I n d u s t r y and oc cu p a t io n a l group 5

S e p t e m b e r 1972 S e p t e m b e r 1973 S e p t e m b e r 1974 S e p t e m b e r 197 5 S e p t e m b e r 1976 S e p t e m b e r 1977
to
to
to
to
to
to
S e p t e m b e r 1973 S e p t e m b e r 1974 S e p t e m b e r 197 5 S e p t e m b e r 1976 S e p t e m b e r 1977 S e p t e m b e r 197 8

A l l industries:
O f f i c e c l e r i c a l _______________________________ _________
E l e c t r o n i c data p r o c e s s i n g _____________________________
I n d u s t r i a l n u r s e s _________________________________________
S k il le d m a in t e n a n c e t r a d e s _____________________________
U n s k i l l e d plant w o r k e r s _______________________________

6.6
(‘ )
7.7
6.2
8.1

8.0
6.8
9.7
9.9
8.7

8.8
8.7
10.8
10.5
9.7

8.1
6.5
7.2
7.4
10.3

6.4
6.5
7.5
10.2
7.7

8.8
9.3
8.5
8.3
8.1

M a n u fa c t u r in g :
O f f i c e c l e r i c a l . _________________________________________
E l e c t r o n i c data p r o c e s s i n g _______________ _________
I n d u s t r i a l n u r s e s _________________________________________
S k i l l e d m a in t e n a n c e t r a d e s _____________________________
U n s k i l l e d plant w o r k e r s _________________________________

5.8
(6)
6.5
6.6
7.0

8.7
6.9
10.9
10.0
9.7

9.3
( 6)
11.3
11.1
10.4

7.0

7.1
(6 )
7.6
11.0
10.3

7.2

( 6)
7.4
6.5
8.4

7.0

7.9
6.8
( 6)
7.8

8.7
8.4

8.4
6.2

6.3
6.3

9.2
10.1

(6)
9.4

( 6)
11.7

(6)
6.0

(6)
7.6

Nonm anufacturing:
O f f i c e c l e r i c a l ____________________________________
— —
E l e c t r o n i c data p r o c e s s i n g _____________________________
I n d u s t r i a l n u r s e s ________________________________________
U n s k i l l e d plant w o r k e r s ____ __________________________

See fo o t n o t e s

(6)
( 6)
8.9

at end of tab les .

17

(6)
8.1
8.0
8.8

Table A-8.

Weekly earnings of office workers—large establishments in Kansas City, M o.—Kans., September 1978
^^^eekI^Ta^nings^"™l,"
(standard)
Number

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

woikers

(standard]

N u m b e r o f w o r k e r s r e c e iv in g stra ig h t-tim e w e ek ly earnings o f—
s

Average
weekly

%

100
Mean2

Median2

Middle range 2

S

%

110

120

S

%

130

1 40

s
150

$
160

S

$
170

180

*
200

5

*
220

240

S

S
260

280

S
300

S

S

*
320

3 40

360

5
380

and
und er

420
and

110

ALL

f
400

120

130

140

150

160

170

180

200

220

240

260

280

3 00

320

340

360

380

400

~
-

1

32
4
28
-

48
17
31
14

120
32
88
2
6
33

132
34
98
5
19
49

257
76
181
14
26
88

293
102
191
19
46
62

188
48
140
33
32
32

146
52
94
35
30
in

127
33
94
65
16
4

81
16
65
38
4
8

63
4
59
58
i

35
1
34
30
1

23
9
14
13
-

-

-

14
4
10
10
“

17
12
5
5
“

5

11

10

8

10

2

4

420 o v e r

WORKERS

S EC R E T A R I E S --------------------------MANUFACTURING -----------------NONMANUFACTURING ------------P UB L IC U T I L I T I E S ---------

39 . 5
40.0
39. 5
40.0
40. 0
38. 5

$
223.50
224.50
223.00
278.00
218.50
192.00

$
212.00
211.50
212.50
279.50
218.00
185.00

$
$
1 8 2 .00-254.50
184.00-242.50
182.00-258.00
2 4 7 .00-311.50
1 9 4 .00-241.00
170.50-207.00

-

~

1

21

44
17
27
1
16

7
5
2
2

8
8
“

R E TA I L TRADE ----------------F I N A N C E --------------------------

1 .6 3 6
474
I t 162
327
181
341

A --------

66

40.0

280.50

269.50

2 2 8.00-305.50

-

-

-

-

-

-

2

-

2

1

4

2

3

2

S E C R E T A R I E S . CL AS S B -------MANUFACTURING -----------------NONMANUFACTURING -------------

309
78
?31
46
86

39.5
40.0
39.5
40. 0
38.0

243.50
263.00
237.00
302.50
218.50

228.00
252.50
224.50
312.50
216.50

2 0 3 .5 0 -2 7 0 .5 0
2 0 1.50-279.00
2 0 4 .00-270.00
2 8 6 .50-328.00
2 0 1.50-230.00

-

-

-

5
5
2

3
1
2
-

-

ii
5
6
6

31
4
27
i
13

68
14
54
i
27

53
7
46
3
21

32
7
25
2
8

32
18
14
4
3

21
4
17
5
6

12
1
11
11

15
15
13

6
1
5
5

1
1
“

3
2
1
1
~

4
4
-

-

6
3
3
-

6
6
_

40.0
40.0
39.5
40.0
40.0
39.0

216.50
222.00
214.00
270.50
222.50
181.50

205.00
216.00
200.00
279.00
221.00
182.50

178.0 0 -2 4 2 .0 0
190.50-242.00
173.50 -2 5 2 .0 0
2 4 9.00-308.50
1 8 4.00-257.00
165.5 0 -2 0 0 .0 0

-

19
3
16
14

27
n
16
8

34
11
23
6

75
12
63
2
20

67
8
59
5
10
24

151
54
97
12
8
51

153
60
93
9
5
34

79
35
44
8
4
9

75
42
33
22
11

61
11
50
38
10

31
6
25
18
2

40
2
38
38
-

7
7
5
-

9
6
3
2
-

4
3
1
1
“

12
10
2
2

“
“

-

P U B L IC U T I L I T I E S ---------R E T AI L TRADE ----------------FINANCF --------------------------

844
274
570
160
52
166

~

“

S E C R E T A R I E S . CL AS S D -------MANUFACTURING -----------------NONMANUFACTURING ------------P UB L IC U T I L I T I E S ---------F INANCE --------------------------

350
100
250
109
79

39.5
40. 0
39. 5
40. 0
39 . 0

212.50
190.50
221.50
271.00
171.00

19 6 . 0 0
1 8 0 .0 0
200.50
275.50
172.50

172.50-239.50
165.50-207.00
1 7 7 .0 0-268.00
2 3 5 .50-299.50
159.5 0 -1 8 5 .0 0

-

1
1
“
1

8
i
7
5

13
5
8
8

14
6
8
8

36
17
19
2
13

51
21
30
19

66
16
50
1
24

41
24
17
9
1

33
4
29
22

15
1
14

23
23
22
-

19
2
17
15
“

9
9
9

7
2
5
5
-

5
“
5
5

-

-

-

-

9
1
8
a
-

STENOGRAPHERS -----------------------MANUFACTURING ------------------

482
203
279
168

40.0
40.0
40.0
40.0

221.50
209.00
230.50
248.50

20 9 . 50 1 7 6 . 0 0 - 2 6 8 . 0 0
198.00 1 7 6 . 5 0 - 2 4 1 . 0 0
235.50 1 7 6 .0 0 - 2 7 9 . 5 0
268.00 2 0 1 .0 0 - 2 8 4 .5 0

-

2
2

-

4
4

13
10
3

41
10
31
12

31
14
17
13

45
29
16
10

77
46
31
7

44
24
20
6

30
12
18
7

51
39
1?
7

64
4
60
57

58
8
50
40

ii
3
8
2

6
6
6

4
3
1
1

1
1
-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

40.0
40. 0
39.5
40.0

205.50
192.50
215.50
235.00

184.50
175.00
214.50
260.50

161.0 0 -2 4 8 .5 0
1 6 3 .5 0-233.50
1 6 1 .0 0-273.50
172.00-280.50

-

2
2
-

-

4
4

19
13
6
6

32
25
7
5

17
4
13
4

10
4
6
i

13
2
11
4

19
15
4
3

23
2
21
21

23
4
19
19

1
1
“

-

-

-

-

29
10
19
11

-

*

12
10
2
-

-

----------

204
90
114
74

“

-

~

“

S TENOGRAPHERS. SENIOR -----MANUFACTURING ------------------NONMANUFACTURING ------------P UB L IC U T I L I T I E S ----------

278
113
165
94

40.0
40.0
40.0
40. 0

233.00
221.50
241.00
259.00

234.00
209.50
268.00
273.00

191.00 -2 7 9 .5 0
1 9 1 .5 0-241.00
190.00 -2 8 6 .0 0
2 3 8.50-287.50

~

-

-

-

1
1

13
4
9
5

60
42
18
3

34
20
14
5

17
10
7
3

3?
24
8
4

41
2
39
36

35
4
31
21

10
2
8
2

6
6
6

4
3
1
1

-

-

“

12
1
11
7

i
1

“

12
12
i

~

”

“

“
“

TR ANS CR IB I NG -M AC HI NE T Y P I S T S
NONMANUFACTURING -------------

118
114

39. 5 167.00
39. 5 167.00

160.00
1 6 0 .0 0

145.00 -1 7 7 .0 0
1 4 4 .0 0-174.50

-

-

14
14

23
22

21
21

14
12

5
5

8
7

6
6

1
1

1
1

2
2

-

-

-

-

“

1
1

-

-

5
5

-

-

17
17

~

'

■

T Y P I S T S ---------------------------------MANUFACTURING ------------------

521
167
354
103
53
161

39.5
40. 0
39.5
4 0.0
40. 0
38. 5

164.50
153.50
170.00
224.00
164.50
1 3 7 .5 0

149.50
1 4 9 .0 0
1 5 0 .0 0
217.50
1 6 0 .0 0
13 4 . 5 0

1 3 3 .5 0-184.00
132.00-164.00
133.50-195.50
194.00 -2 6 1 .5 0
140.0 0 -1 8 8 .0 0
126.50-142.00

1
1
1

22
8
14
i
13

77
26
51
3
48

85
24
61
5
5
51

76
28
48
10
9
19

51
26
25
3
7
ii

43
20
23
2
6
8

25
10
15
1
6
2

50
16
34
9
8
8

34
4
30
22
7

13
3
10
10

14
1
13
1?
1

16
16
16
-

6
6
6

3
3
3

2
1
1
1

-

-

-

-

S EC RE TARI ES.

C L A SS

P UB L IC U T I L I T I E S ---------FINANCE -------------------------S E C R E T A R I E S . CL AS S C -------MANUFACTURING -----------------NONMANUFACTURING -------------

NONMANUFACTURING ------------P UB L IC U T I L I T I E S ---------STE NOGRA PHE RS . GENERAL ---MANUFACTURING -----------------NONMANUFACTURING ------------P UB L IC

UTILITIES

NONMANUFACTURING ------------P UB L IC U T I L I T I E S ---------R E T A I L TRADE ----------------F INANCF --------------------------

1

“
-

-

-

-

See fo otn ote s at end of t a bl es .




18

-

11

-

-

3
3
3
-

-

-

“

“

"
-

-

Table A-8.

Weekly earnings of office workers—large establishments in Kansas City, Mo. —Kans., September 1978 — Continued
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—
Number
of
workers

Average
weekly

s

4

S

%

S

4

4

s

4

t

4

(standard)

Mean 2

Median 2

Middle range 2

t

4

4

4

4

4

300

320

340

360

380

400

420

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

and

240

^60

280

3 00

320

340

360

380

400

420

ove r

32
3
29
21

11
3
8
8

13
1
12
11

16
16
16

4
4
4

3
3
3

3
3
3

2
1
1
1

-

-

-

-

~

-

~

“

"

”

“

2
2

1
~
1

-

2
”
2

-

“
”

“
“

”
~

“
“

~
“

“

“

31
31
30

18
18
17

1
1
1

-

“

-

-

-

-

~
~

~

~

~

“

-

-

1 30

140

150

160

170

180

200

220

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

120

130

1 40

150

160

170

180

200

220

15
8
7
7

15
15
15

26
8
18
18

ll
2
9
9

20
7
13
2
7

28
15
13
1
6

14
7
7
-

32
10
22
6
6

and
und er

4

5

4

280

120

100

%
240

260

110

1 10

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

ALL UORKFRS—
CONTINUED
TYPISTS

-

CONTINUED

T Y P I S T S . CLASS A ----------------MANUFACTURING --------------------NONMANUFACTURING --------------PUBL IC U T I L I T I E S ----------FINANCE -----------------------------

245
65
1 BO
76
68

39.5
40. 0
39.5
40.0
39 . 0

s
185.50
167.00
192.50
241.50
143.00

$
1 74 .0 0
1 62 .5 0
190 .5 0
2 43 .5 0
1 39 .0 0

$
s
147.50-209.00
140.50-181.50
149.00 -2 2 5 .0 0
2 0 7 .00-265.50
128.50 -1 5 3 .0 0

-

T Y P I S T S . CLASS B ----------------MANUFACTURING --------------------NONMANUFACTURING --------------FINANCE -----------------------------

276
102
174
43

39.5 145.50
40. 0 144.50
39.0 146.50
3 8 . 5 1 3 4 .0 0

14 0 .0 0
1 43 .0 0
13 9.5 0
13 2 .0 0

1 2 9 .50-155.00
1 2 9 .00-155.00
129.50-150.00
124.50 -1 3 8 .5 0

1
1
1

7
7
6

62
26
36
33

59
16
43
33

65
26
39
10

31
19
12
4

15
5
10
2

11
3
8
2

18
6
12
2

2
1
i
-

-

F I L E CLERKS ------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING --------------PUB LIC U T I L I T I E S ----------FINANCE -----------------------------

383
361
101
162

39.5
39.5
40. 0
39.0

164.00
165.50
248.00
126.00

1 33 .5 0
1 37 .0 0
2 5 6 .0 0
12 0 .0 0

120.00 -1 9 4 .0 0
120.00-195.50
2 1 4 .0 0 -2 7 5 .0 0
111.50-132.50

20
20

74
65
59

68
66
36

47
41
16

20
20
8

13
12
1
6

14
14
2
6

10
10
8

30
29
21
3

9
6
5
-

7
7
5
“

21
21
19
~

~

"

~

”

F I L E CLERK S. CLASS A --------NONMANUFACTURING --------------PUB LIC U T I L I T I E S -----------

95
92
57

39.5 234.00
39. 5 235.00
4 0 .0 268.00

25 9 .0 0
2 65 .0 0
2 7 3 .5 0

1 8 4 .00-276.50
182.00-277.50
2 7 3.50-284.50

-

_

“

~

2
2
“

i
1
~

4
4
“

8
8
“

8
8

10
9
4

6
4
3

6
6
4

3
3
1

30
30
29

16
16
15

1
1
1

-

-

-

-

"

F I L E CLERKS. CLASS B --------NONMANUFACTURING --------------PUB LIC U T I L I T I E S ----------FINANCE -----------------------------

161
142
44
52

39.5
39 . 5
40.0
38.5

155.00
158.50
222.00
122.50

13 3 .5 0
1 40 .0 0
21 8 . 0 0
11 3 .5 0

120.00 -1 8 2 .5 0
1 2 4 . 00“ 1R 9 . 5 0
1 9 3 .00-255.50
1 1 1 .5 0 -1 3 2 .5 0

8
8
8

32
23
“
23

24
22
6

23
17

9
8
i
2

4
4
2
1

2
2

18
18
17

3
2
2

1
i
i

18
18
18

-

-

-

-

-

-

“

2
2
2
“

_

"

1
1
1
“

-

6

16
16
6

~

“

“

“

F IL E CL ERK S. CLASS C --------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------

127
127

39.5
39.5

123.00
123.00

12 0 .0 0
12 0 .0 0

115.00-129.00
115.00-129.00

12
12

42
42

44
44

22
22

3
3

-

-

2
2

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

”

2
2

“

“

~

“

~

~

“

“

MESSENGERS --------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------PUBL IC U T I L I T I E S ----------FINANCE ------------------------------

183
155
39
59

39 . 5
39. 5
40.0
38.5

148.50
149.50
204.50
121.00

1 37 .0 0
1 37 .5 0
1 94 .5 0
1 1 7 .5 0

1 2 3 .5 0 -1 5 5 .5 0
123.50-159.00
149.50-254.00
11 0 .5 0 -1 3 0 .5 0

12
12
12

23
23
19

42
28
10

35
30
4
12

17
16
7
6

15
11
1

10
10
6

1
1

8
6
3

2
2
2

1
1
1

1
1
1
~

“
~

“

”

“

“
-

~

2
2
2
”

-

“

6
6
6
~

”
-

”

8
6
6
“

SWITCHBOARD OPERATORS -----------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------PUB LIC U T I L I T I E S ------------

137
110
28

40. 0 180.50
39. 5 173.50
40. 0 233.50

1 60 .5 0
1 50 .0 0
2 5 8 .0 0

144.00-202.50
1 4 4 .00-193.00
2 0 5 .0 0 -2 6 3 .5 0

-

i
1

9
9

15
15

12
6
-

8
7
1

4

9
7
1

8
7
7

12
11
11

1

4

20
11
2

“

3
-

-

-

-

-

-

ACCOUNTING CLERKS -------------------MANUFACTURING ---------------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S -----------R E T A IL TRADE -------------------FINANCE -----------------------------SERVICES ----------------------------

1 .9 2 8
222
1 .7 0 6
665
507
171
71

40.0
40. 0
40. 0
40.0
40.0
38.5
40.0

222.00
198.50
225.00
289.00
165.50
172.00
177.00

22 0 .0 0
18 2 .0 0
22 6 .0 0
2 9 4 .0 0
1 55 .0 0
1 73 .5 0
165 .5 0

160.00-279.00
1 5 3 .0 0 -2 3 8 .0 3
161.00-285.00
2 6 4 .5 0 -3 1 3 .0 0
1 3 0.00-190.00
1 3 9 .50-195.00
1 4 4 .0 0 -1 9 8 .0 0

101
13
88
10
25
16
7

148
20
128
47
46
9

165
20
145
83
27

181
18
163
118
6

4

4

3

-

89
89
77
2

69
69
61
-

4

213
1
212
173
1

ACCOUNTING CLERKS. CLASS »
MANUFACTURING ---------------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------R E T AI L TRADE -------------------FINANCE ------------------------------

977
103
874
76
77

40. 0
40.0
40. 0
40.0
39.0

267.00
225.00
272.00
234.50
199.50

2 7 3 .5 0 2 3 0 . 0 0 - 3 0 2 . 0 0
2 24 .0 0 1 8 2 . 0 0 - 2 5 9 . 5 0
27 9 . 5 0 2 4 0 . 0 0 - 3 0 7 . 5 3
2 3 0 .0 0 2 2 4 . 5 0 - 2 5 3 . 0 0
1 92 .0 0 1 8 4 . 5 0 - 2 1 6 . 5 0

53
9

76
15
61
30
9

in
13
98
27
4

142
18
124
6
4

1 94
1
193
-

82
-

69
69
-

20

-

“
-

-

14
2
12
1
11
“

150
3
147
122
23
“

93
16
77
i
52
10
10

11 0
32
78
40
12
13

108
15
93
1
49
14
6

132
23
109
1
55
10
12

72
12
60
1
26
14
7

182
35
147
7
58

-

-

-

8
3
5
-

17
13
-

33
9
24
2

73
17
56

4

4

23
7
16
8

-

“

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




“

31
30
3

-

~

19

4

1

44

6

4

34

-

44

7
10

4

2
2

“

“

_

82
-

~

"

~

"

'

'

78
78
74
-

20
11
9
9

3
1
2
2

-

~

“
“

-

“

~

~

~

78
78
-

15
6
9
-

3
1
2
-

-

-

-

-

-

Table A-8.

Weekly earnings of office workers—large establishments in Kansas City, Mo. —Kans., September 1978— Continued
"""weekl^Tarning^^^
(standard)

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

Number
of
workers

Average
weekly
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 i g h t - t i m e w e e k l y e a rn i n g s o f—
*

s
100
Mean2

Middle range 2

Median 2

S

110

120

130

$

%

140

150

160

170

s

180

220

240

5

*

s

200

260

280

300

320

340

5

%

360

380

%

400

and
u n de r
1 10

420
and

120

130

1 40

150

160

170

180

200

220

240

260

280

14
2
12

150
3
147

93
16
77

1 02
29
73

9l
ii
80

99
14
fl 5
1
53
6
12

49
5
44
1
26
6
6

109
18
91
7
54
10
6

48
4
44
9
18
6
5

72
5
67
43
16

54
7
47
40

-

39
29

-

-

10
5
5
1

9
i
8

14
9
5

20
3
17

15
5
10

1

-

-

2

163
21
142
18
7

182
28
154
38
40

53
16
37
2
-

69
11
-

108
11
97
7

164
19
145
40

49
15
34

57
i
56

-

-

55
10
45
24
13

18
9
9

4
i
3
1
2

16
3
13
6
3

3 60

3 20

340

19

7

-

-

19
7

7
1

-

-

300

380

400

5
5

-

420

ove r

ALL WORKERS—
CONTINUED
CONTINUED
$

$

175.50
176.00
175.50
241.50
153.00
149.00
164.50

161.00
1 5 8 .5 0
162.00
244.00
150.00
1 4 3 .5 0
1 6 3 .0 0

$
1 3 8.00-203.50
1 4 4 .00-191.00
1 3 5.00-206.00
2 2 6 .50-263.00
128.00-170.00
126.50-167.00
1 4 4 .00-178.50

153
52
101
29

40. 0 250.50
4 0 .0 257.50
<*o. n 2 4 6 . 5 0
4 0 .0 302.00

236.00
251.00
225.50
306.00

1 9 3.50-306.00
1 9 3 .50-325.50
1 9 2 .00-306.00
29 5 .5 0 -3 4 0 .0 0

KEY ENTRY OPERATORS ----------------------------------MANUFACTURING -----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ----------------------------------RET AIL TRADE -------------------------------FINANCE ------------------------------------------

976
165
R ll
151
158

40.0
4 0.0
40. 0
40. 0
39.0

208.00
204.00
209.00
180.00
193.50

200.00
195.50
201.00
178.00
175.00

1 6 9.00-239.00
16 2 .0 0 -2 2 1 .0 0
1 7 2 .00-241.00
1 4 4 .0 0 -2 0 4 .0 0
1 4 9 .5 0 -2 1 4 .5 0

KEY ENTRY OPERATORS. CLASS A ------MANUFACTURING ---------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------------------FINANCE ------------------------------------------

597
100
497
1 02

4 0.0
4 0.0
40. 0
39.0

222.50
214.00
224.00
210.50

212.00
202.00
212.00
209.50

195.00-248.00
1 6 6 .5 0 -2 2 4 .0 0
19 5 .5 0 -2 5 0 .5 0
1 6 6 .0 0 -2 1 5 .0 0

KEY ENTRY OPERATORS, CLASS B ------MANUFACTURING ---------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S ------------------------RETAIL TRADE -------------------------------FINANCE ------------------------------------------

379

fa

ACCOUNTING CLERKS -

185.50
4 0 .0 187.50
40. 0 185.50
4 0 .0 244.00
40. 0 167.50
39. 0 163.00

171.00
172.50
171.00
284.00
166.00
147.00

1 5 0 .0 0 -1 9 8 .5 0
159.00-203.50
1 4 7 .5 0 -1 9 4 .0 0
1 8 2 .50-285.50
1 4 0 .00-181.00
139.0 0 -1 6 5 .0 0

40 • 0
40.0
40. 0
<*0.0
40.0
38.0
<*0. 0

PAYROLL CLERKS ----------------------------------------------MANUFACTURING -----------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ----------------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S ------------------------------

65
31 <
*
79
104
56

o

R51
119
B 32
143
<*31
94
53

O

ACCOUNTING CLERKS. C L »S S B ----------MANUFACTURING ---------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ----------------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S -----------------------------RETAIL t r a d e ---------------------------------------FINANCF --------------------------------------------------SERVICES -------------------------------------------------

$

-

-

i

-

i

-

1
11

122
23

40

“

”

-

52
10
10

49
10
3

-

-

1
1

-

5
1
4

-

“

-

-

-

-

3

5

17
1
16
4
12

73
6
67
36
21

2

6
-

2
2

6
6

15
1
14

67
6
61
36
15

-

-

-

-

-

-

3
1
2

5
5

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

_

3
3
1
2

5
5

-

-

-

-

5

4
10

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




20

12
10

4
4

82

21
61
7
16
25
11
14
8

57
10
47
7
8

67
32
35
6
15

88

13
75
28
16

31
17
14
11

40

36
15
21
2
6
4

48
5
43
3
23
5

8

32
11

-

9

39

-

-

-

-

-

“
“

-

-

_

1

-

-

-

-

-

-

“

9
3
6

7
7

17
2
15
9

14
2
12

10
6
4

8
2
6
6

6
2
4

4
4
-

-

-

-

-

2

-

-

-

9
9

3
-

_

_

1

-

-

-

-

-

1
“

-

_
-

73
4

65

8

-

43
5
38

63

26
4
22

_

-

-

4

5

6

23
3
20
6

35
3
32
i

21
21
3

23
3
20
4

23
3
20
6

8
2
6
3

44
2
42
40

3
1
2
-

_

-

-

-

3

2

2

2

-

-

-

9
9

-

3
3

“

-

-

1

-

3
3
3

_

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

~
-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

1
“

Table A-9.

Weekly earnings of professional and technical workers—large establishments in Kansas City,

Mo. —Kans., September 1978
^^^^eekl^Tarnlng^^™
(standard)
Number
of

Average
weekly
hours1
(standard]

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 r n in g s o f—
*

4

s

4

4

4

4

4

4

S

4

$

S

%

140

160

180

200

220

240

260

280

300

320

340

360

380

4 00

420

4 40

480

520

560

600

140

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

160

180

200

220

280

260

280

300

320

380

360

380

400

420

44 0

4 80

520

560

600

640

120
Mean2

Median2

Middle range 2

and
u n d er

ALL UORKERS
COMPUTER SYSTEMS ANALYSTS
( B U S I N E S S ) --------------------------------------------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING -----------------------------

478
125
353

90.0
40.0
39.5

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

$
$
3 6 2 .5 0 -8 7 6 .0 0
3 5 1 .00-835.00
367.00-496.00

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

6
6

11
1
10

21
6
15

35
11
24

44
19
25

37
13
24

52
14
38

47
12
35

52
20
32

57
14
43

47
10
37

20
2
18

34
3
31

15
15

169
124

39. 5 867.00 440.50
39 . 5
. UJ

388.50-565.50

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

_

_

6

18

15

13

9

23

13

14

12
ro

31

15

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

203
77
126

4 0 . 0 3 9 7 .0 3
4 0 .0 386.50
39. 5 803.50

3 8 5 .5 0
3 7 5 .0 0
39 4 .0 0

329.50-868.50
344.00-426.00
323.00-483.50

-

-

-

COMPUTER PROGRAMMERS ( B U S I N E S S ) ----MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ----------------------------PUB LIC U T I L I T I E S -------------------------

343
89
254
123

39.5
40. 0
39.5
40.0

3 2 0 .0 0
325.50
318.00
383.00

3 0 3 .5 0
2 9 7 .0 0
3 0 4 .5 0
805.00

2 5 0.00-389.50
269.00-370.00
2 8 7 .50-803.00
331.50 -8 2 0 .5 0

_
-

_
-

_
-

-

-

-

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

115
98

8 0 .0 389.50
40. 0 382.50

812.00
411.00

326.5 0 -8 2 0 .5 0
313.50-820.50

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

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

192
63
129

39.5 295.00
40. 0 308.50
39. 5 2 8 8 . 0 0

280.00
2 9 1 .0 0
2 7 7 .5 0

287.50-331.50
269.00-338.00
237.00 -3 2 9 .0 0

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

COMPUTER OPERATORS ------------------------------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ----------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S ------------------------R E T A IL TRADE --------------------------------FINANCE -------------------------------------------

438
132
306
80
59
118

39 . 5
40.0
39 . 5
80. 0
80.0
38. 5

264.50
279.00
258.50
3 0 6 .5 0
235.50
222.50

2 5 5 .0 0
2 6 6 .5 0
2 8 7 .5 0
274.00
2 8 0 .0 0
213.50

205.00 -3 0 2 .0 0
215.00 -3 0 2 .0 0
200.5 0 -2 8 8 .0 0
258.50-383.00
1 8 2 .00-278.00
188.00 -2 5 6 .0 0

_

6
-

“

6
1
3

31
6
25
4
6
18

COMPUTER OPERATORS. CLASS A --------NONMANUFACTURING ----------------------------PUB LIC U T I L I T I E S -------------------------

165
1 32
47

39.5 313.00
39. 5 303.50
4 0 .0 355.50

2 9 6 .0 0
288.00
3 6 0 .5 0

258.0 0 -3 5 0 .5 0
249.00 -3 4 8 .0 0
2 9 0 .0 0-820.50

_

_

_

-

-

-

COMPUTER OPERATORS. CLASS B --------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ----------------------------FINANCE -------------------------------------------

177
67
110
60

39.5
80.0
39. 0
38 . 5

280.00
278.00
2 2 1 .0 0
207.00

198.50-283.00
239.00 -3 0 2 .0 0
1 88.00-257.00
18 7 . 5 0 - 2 4 5 . 0 0

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

$
828.50
402.50
432.50

285.00
273.00
228.00
219.00

6

-

-

1J

_
-

4
_

10
1
9

20
6
18

28
11
17

21
18
7

16

14
7
7

9
5
4

15
8
7

25

7

16

30
7
23

8
8

3
3

“

9

9

-

-

-

4

20
3
17
"

83
5
38
-

29
6
23
1

37
20
17
1

25
9
16
12

29
6
23
8

33
9
24
16

14
4
10
9

10
4
6
5

10
4
6
5

26
6
20
20

33
33
32

11
4
7
7

10
5
5
5

1
“
1
1

3
2
1
1

-

-

-

4
3

6
5

6
6

12
12

9
7

R
4

2
1

7
5

10
10

32
32

8
6

10
5

1
1

3
1

-

-

37
3
38

23
5
18

29
17
12

18
8
10

16
5
11

28
7
17

9
3
6

7
3
4

3
2
1

16
6
10

-

-

-

-

-

3
2
1

-

-

7
2
5

53
10
43
2
12
28

49
21
28
2
4
20

36
7
29
5
4
18

49
10
39
8
15
12

61
21
40
20
3
12

40
7
33
4
12
11

31
22
9
3
3
2

13
6
7
3
-

21
6
15
4
-

4
1
3
1
1

11
4
7
4
i

3
2
1
1
-

21
2
19
18
-

6
4
2
-

-

-

-

“
”

-

*

3
3
“

“

”

8
6
-

8
5
-

19
18
4

13
12
5

28
27
4

11
8
3

11
6
3

19
13
4

2
1
1

5
4
4

2
1
1

20
19
18

6
2

3

-

-

-

“

20
2
18
9

21
8
13
4

22

12
6
6
2

20
19
1

2
1
i

6
3
3
1

1
i
-

-

-

-

2
2
1

1
1
-

-

2
2
~

“

“
“

86
21
25
3

31
12
19
4

30
15
15
5

29
19
10
3

25
18
7

22
18
8
1

24
8
16
3

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

9

2
7
-

-

-

_

-

-

29
4
25
15

23
10
13

-

16
i
15
9
15
10

14
8

18
9

6

8

83
11
72
1

84
27
57
3

38
11
27
3

48
16
32
2

53
22
31
15

-

-

“

17

93
13
80
2

64

80. 0 217.00

2 1 5 .5 0

1 79.50-266.00

-

719
213
506
47

40. 0 248.50
4 0 .0 284.00
4 0.0 233.50
280.50

225.50
2 8 0 .5 0
2 0 5 .0 0
2 7 8 .5 0

1 7 9 .5 0-303.00
218.50 -3 8 5 .0 0
1 7 1 .5 0-275.50
251.00 -3 1 9 .5 0

5
3
2
1

83
i
82
1

o

_
-

_

NONMANUFACTURING -----------------------------

•
p
o

-

-

DRAFTERS --------------------------------------------------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ----------------------------PUB LIC U T I L I T I E S -------------------------

a t end o f t a b le s .




-

10
10
-

6
6

S e e fo o tn o te s

-

11

11

21

n

u
ii
8

“

-

~

8
i
7

17
1
16

~
~

Table A-9.

Weekly earnings of professional and technical workers—large establishments in Kansas City,

Mo. —Kans., September 1978— Continued
"""weekl^Tarnlng^^™
(standard)
O cc u p a ti on and i n d u s t r y d i v i s i o n

Number
of
workers

Average
weekly
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 i g h t - t i m e w e e k l y e a rn in g s o f —
i

S

120
Mean 2

Median 2

Middle range 2

s

*

%

S

S

S

s

S

*

s

%

*

S

*

S

S

s

%

140

160

1 80

200

220

240

260

280

300

320

340

360

380

400

420

4 40

480

520

560

600

160

180

200

220

240

260

280

300

320

340

360

38 0

4 00

4 20

440

4 80

520

560

600

640

14
13
1

22
17
5

19
12
7

24
8
16

8
1
7

17
1
16

_
_

_
_

_

_

_

-

-

-

-

15
6
9

3
1
2

3
2
1

_

_

_

_

_

_

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

_

_

_

_

-

-

-

-

-

and
under
140

ALL WORKERS—
CONTINUED
DRAFTERS -

CONTINUED

DRAFTERS. Cl a s s a ----------------------------MANUFACTURING ---------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ----------------------------

1 76
94
82

$
4 0 .0 351.00
40. 0 342.53
40. 0 360.50

$
3 6 2 .0 0
34 7 .0 0
39 0 . 0 0

$
s
2 8 7.50-402.00
301.50-377.50
2 7 2 .0 0 -4 2 8 .0 0

ORAFTERS. c l a s s b ---------------------------MANUFACTURING ---------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ----------------------------

265
87
1 7B

40.0
40.0
40.0

256.00
256.00
255.50

2 4 9 .0 0
2 4 9 .0 0
244.00

211.50-288.00
214.00-280.50
209.50-295.00

DRAFTERS, c l a s s c ---------------------------NONhANUFACTUPING -----------------------------

190
1 *58

40. 0 182.53
40. 0 181.50

1 7 9 .0 0
179.50

168.50 -1 8 8 .0 0
168.50-186.50

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

7 56
238

90. 0
4 0.0 356.00

345.50

345.50-390.03

REGISTERED INDU STR IAL NURSES ----------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------

76
61

40. 0 302.03
4 0 .0 307.50

286.00
292.00

2 6 0 .50-330.00
2 6 1 .00-352.00

MANUFACTURING

S e e fo o tn o te s

ior*

-

-

-

-

-

6
-

-

-

-

6

13
2
11

15
10
5

16
11
5

6
6

-

-

16
13
3

-

-

_
-

-

-

-

21
6
15

70
22
48

29
9
20

32
12
20

24
12
12

29
9
20

25
6
19

14
2
12

5
2

16
15

79
66

62
57

14
9

3
1

3
1

7
7

1

nn

-

-

-

22

-

1
i

6
5

10
6

14
11

-

10

113

11

95
81

168

23

at end o f t a b le s .




_

-

-

15
12

8
6

4
2

3
3

5
5

6
6

i
1

3
3

~

Table A-10. Average weekly earnings of office, professional, and technical workers, by sex—large establishments
in Kansas City, Mo. —Kans., September 1978
Average
(m
ean*)
S ex , 3 o c c u p a t i o n ,

OFFICE

and i n d u s t r y d i v i s i o n

O CCUP ATI ONS

-

W
eekly
hour*1
(standard)

W
eekly
earnings1
(standard)

ACCOUNTING C LE R K S -------------------NONMANUFACTURING ----------------ACCOUNTING C L E R K S t C L A S S A NONMANUFACTURING -----------------

Se x, 3 o c c u p a t i o n ,

and i n d u s t r y d i v i s i o n

O F F I C E OCCUPATIONS
WOMEN— CONTINUED

MEN

206
183
162
150

40. 0 282 .0 0
40. 0 2 8 6 .5 0
40. 0 301 .0 0
40. 0 303 .5 0

W
eekly
hours1
(standard)

W
eekly
earnings1
(standard)

345
96

$
39. 5 1 6 4 .5 0
40. 0 153 .5 0
39. 5 169.50
4 0 . 0 2 2 7 .0 0

52
161

40. 0
38.5

1 6 5 .0 0
137 .5 0

A ----

240

39.5

MANUFACTURING ------NONMANUFACTURING - -

65
175
72
68

4 0 . 0 167 .0 0
39. 5 1 9 2 .0 0
4 0 .0 242.50
39. 0 1 4 3 .0 0

OCCUP ATIONS

-

WOMEN

SEC RE TARIES

-----------------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING -------------P U B L I C U T I L I T I E S ----------R E T A I L TRADE -----------------F IN AN CE --------------------------manufacturing

272
102
170
93

39. 5
40 . 0
39.0
38.5

350
333

3 9 .5 162 .5 0
39. 5 1 6 3 .5 0
4 0 .0 2 5 8 .0 0
3 9 . 0 126 .0 0

SECRETARIES.

CLASS

A --------

S E C R E T A R I E S . C L A SS B --------MANUFACTURING ------------------NONMANUFACTURING -------------P U B L I C U T I L I T I E S ----------F I N A N CE --------------------------S E C R E T A R I E S . C L A S S C --------MANUFACTURING ------------------NONMANUFACTURING -------------P U R L I C U T I L I T I E S ----------R E T A I L TRADE -----------------F IN AN CE --------------------------S E C R E T A R I E S . C L A S S D --------MANUFACTURING -------------------NONMANUFACTURING -------------P U B L I C U T I L I T I E S ----------F I NA NCE --------------------------S TE NOGRAP HE RS ------------------------MANUFACTURING -------------------NONMANUFACTURING --------------

PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S
F IN AN CE --------------39.5
40.0
39. 5
40.0
40. 0
38 .5

2 2 3 .5 0
224 .5 0
2 2 3 .0 0
285 .0 0
218 .5 0
192.0 0

66

40.0

280 .5 0

NONMANUFACTURING - PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S
F I NA NC E ---------------

243.5 0
263 .0 0
236 .5 0
306 .0 0
218 .5 0

F I L E C L E R K S . CL AS S <
NONMANUFACTURING - PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S

86

39. 5
40.0
39. 5
40.0
38 . 0

816
274

40.0
40.0

217 .0 0
222 .0 0

542
132
52
166

39.5
40.0
40.0
39.0

214 .0 0
284 .0 0

350

3 9 .5 212.5 0
40. 0 190.5 0
39. 5 2 2 1 .5 0
4 0 .0 271 .0 0
39. 0 171 .0 0

1.603

474
1.129
294
181
341

100
250
109
79
447
202
245

4 0 . 0 2 0 9 .5 0
40. 0 192 .5 0
39. 5 225 .5 0

PUBLIC

UTILITIES

262

112
150

-----------

TRANSCRIBING-MACHINE TY P IS TS
NONMANUFACTURING --------------

118
114

40.0
40.0
40.0

234 .5 0
222.0 0
243.5 0

•
p
o

S TE N OG R AP HE R S. GENERAL ----MANUFACTURING -------------------NONMANUFACTURING -------------S TE N OG R AP HE R S. SENIOR ------MANUFACTURING -------------------NONMANUFACTURING --------------

222 .5 0
181 .5 0

4 0 .0 224 .0 0
4 0 .0 209.0 0
40 . 0 236 .5 0

267 .0 0

o

O FF IC E

CLA SS

39. 5 167.0 0
39. 5 167.0 0

T Y P I S T S . C L A SS B MANUFACTURING ---NONMANUFACTURING
F I NA NCE -----------

39. 5
39.5
40.0
144

F I L E C L E R K S . C LA S S B
NONMANUFACTURING ---PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S F IN AN CE

130

MESSENGERS --------------NONMANUF ACTURING
1 31
104

SWITCHBOARD OPERATORS
NONMANUFACTURING - -

CLE RK S.

F IN AN CE

1 2 3 .0 0
123 .0 0

178 .0 0
170.0 0

40.0

91
718

40.0
40.0

418
72

40.0
40.0

260.00
220.00
265.00
2 9 8 .5 0
2 3 7 .0 0

39.0

UTILITIES
TRADE --------------------

907
108
799
123

C LA S S

OPE RAT ORS.

A ------




23

40.0
40. 0
40. 0
40.0
39.0

207 .5 0
204 .0 0
208.5 0
180.00
193.50

582

40.0

22 2 .0 0
214.0 0
223.5 0
21 1 .0 0

100
482

MANUFACTURING ------NONMANUFACTURING —
---------------

101

39.0

KEY ENTRY O PE RA TORS .
MANUFACTURING -------NONMANUFACTURING —
PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S
R E T A I L TRADE -----F I NA NCE ---------------

373

40. 0 185.00
4 0 .0 187.5 0
40. 0 184.50
4 0 .0 242.50
40. 0 167.50
3 9 .0 163.00

403
108

434.0 0
410 .5 0

295

442.5 0

1 9 6 .5 0

P RO F ES S IO N AL AND T E CH N IC AL
OCCUPATIONS - MEN

( B U S I NE SS ) ------------MANUFACTURING ---NONMANUF ACTURING
COMPUTER S YS TEMS ANALYSTS
( B U S I N E S S ) . CLA SS A -------NONMANUFACTURING ------------COMPUTER S YS T EMS ANALYSTS
( B U S I N E S S ) . CL AS S B -------MANUFACTURING -----------------NONMANUFACTURING ------------COMPUTER

PROGRAMMERS

PUBLIC

1 52
109

40.0
39 .5

UTILITIES

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

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

474 .0 0
490.0 0

40. 0 407 .0 0
40. 0 396.00
40. 0 414.0 0
330.00

(BUSINESS)

MANUFACTURING ------------------------NONMANUFACTURING --------------------

NONMANUFACTURING

a t end o f t a b le s .

235.5 0
40. 0 234.0 0

17 4.00
244.5 0

955
165
790
1 49
157

MANUFACTURING ---NONMANUF ACTURING
R E T A I L TRAOE - F I NA NCE -----------

COMPUTER PROGRAMMERS ( B U S I N E S S ) \
C L A SS A ---------------------------------------

S e e fo o tn o te s

4 0 .0 153.00
3 8 .0 150.0 0
40 . 0 164.50

85

NONMANUF ACTURING

ENTRY

174.00
171.50

425
90
53

R E T A I L TRADE -----F INA NCE --------------S E R V I C F S -------------

KEY

40. 0
40.0
40 . 0
40.0

CONTINUED

142 .5 0
143.0 0

40.0
39. 5

-

W
eekly
earnings1
(standard)

122 .5 0

39 . 5
39 . 5

809

MANUFACTURING ------NONMANUFACTURING - PUBLIC
RE TAIL

3 9 . 5 1 5 4 .5 0
39 . 5 157 .5 0
40. 0 2 3 3 .5 0

163
71

C

C LE R K S

W
eekly
hotin1
(standard)

-

ACCOUNTING C L E R K S . C
MANUFACTURING ------NONMANUFACTURING —
PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S

F IN AN CE
237.50
239.00
274.50

4 0 . 0 2 1 4 .5 0
40. 0 1 9 3 .5 0
40 .0 217.00
4 0 .0 2 8 6 .0 0
40. 0 1 6 5 .5 0
38. 5 170 .5 0
40. 0 177 .0 0

1.716
1 99
1.51 7
541
497

ACCOUNTING C L E RK S -----MANUFACTURING ------NONMANUFACTURING —
PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S
R E T A I L TRADE -----F I N AN CF -------------S E R V I C E S ------------ACCOUNTING

146.0 0
1 4 4 .5 0
1 4 6 .5 0
134 .0 0

39.5
39.5

125
125

ACCOUNTING

185 .0 0

38. 5

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

F I L E C L E R K S . CL AS S
NONMANUFACTURING -

and i n d u s t r y d i v i s i o n

O F F I C E OCCUPATIONS
WOMEN— CONTINUED
512
167

MANUFACTURING ------NONMANUFACTURING —
PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S
R E T A I L TRADE -----F I NA NC E --------------TYPISTS.

Se x, 3 o c c u p a t i o n ,

-

40. 0 154.5 0
39. 5 157 .5 0

ME SSENGERS --------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING -----------------

Average
(m
ean*)

Averaae
(mean2)

39. 5

34 0.00
325.50

40.0

401.0 0

40 . 0

397.50

40. 0 386.00

Table A-10. Average weekly earnings of office, professional, and technical workers, by sex—large establishments
in Kansas City, Mo. —Kans., September 1978 — Continued
“n
Sex, 3 o c c u p a t i o n ,

P RO FE S SI ON AL
OCCUPATIONS -

and i n d u s t r y d i v i s i o n

a nd

W
eek^houn
(ftandard)

W
eekly
earnings1
(standard)

COMPUTER PROGRAMMERS
CONTINUED

(BUSINESS)

COMPUTER PROGRAMMERS
CLA SS B ------------------NONMANUFACTURING —

OCCUPATIONS
COMPUTER

-

(BUSINESS)■

and i n d u s t r y d i v i s i o n

39 . 5 2 9 7 .5 0
39. 5 287 .0 0

326
96
230
46
51
95

3 9 . 5 2 7 2 .0 0
4 0 -0 2 9 1 .5 0
3 9 .5 264 .0 0
40. n 342 .5 0
4 0 .0 233 .5 0
3 8 .5 221 .5 0

1 39
ioa
37

39.5
39. 5
40. 0

technical

OPERATORS -

CONTINUED

COMPUTER
143

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

50
93
53

DRA FTER S --------------------------------------------MANUFACTURING ------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING --------------------------

572
193
379

39.5

244 .5 0

4 0 . 0 2 8 0 .5 0
39. 0 225 .0 0
3 8 .0 214 .5 0
40 .0
40 .0

259.0 0
290 .5 0
242.5 0

S e e fo o tn o te s

162
92

40. 0 354.50
4 0 . 0 343.50

D R A F T E R S . CL AS S B -------------------------MANUFACTURING -------------------------------

221
77

40. 0 258.0 0
4 0 . 0 260.00

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

138

4 0 . 0 180.00

E L EC T R O N I C S T E C H N I CI A NS ------------------MANUFACTURING -------------------------------

319 .5 0
3 1 1 .0 0
368 .0 0

D R A F T E R S . CL AS S A -------------------------MANUFACTURING -------------------------------

DRAFTERS.

COMPUTER O PE RA TORS .
NONMANUFACTURING —
PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S

738
236

40.0
40.0

C L A SS

a t end o f t a b le s .




24

Sex, 3 o cc up at i on ,

an d i n d u s t r y d i v i s i o n

Num
ber
of
w
orkers

W
eekly
hour*1
(standard)

Weekly
earnings1
(standard)

70
53

3 9 .5
39. 0

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

110
89

39 .0

296.50
3 0 1 .0 0

P RO FE SS ION AL AND T E C H N I C A L
OCCUPATIONS - UOMEN

MEN — CONTINUED

COMPUTER O PE RA TORS . CL AS S B -------MANUFACTURING ------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING -------------------------F I NA NCE

W
eekly
W
eekly
earnings1
hour*1
(standard) (standard)

o
e
r

1 30
82

and

-

Num
ber
of
w
orker*

O

COMPUTER OPERATORS ----MANUFACTURING -------NONMANUFACTURING —
PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S
R E T A I L TRADE ------FINA NCE ----------------

Sex, 3 o c c u p a t i o n ,

professional

technical

MEN— CONTINUED

Averaae
(mean2)

Average
(mean2)

(mean2)
Number
of
w
orker,

387.00
356.50

SYSTEMS

A NALYSTS

( BU S IN ES S ) ---------------------------------------NONMANUEACTURING -------------------------COMPUTER PROGRAMMERS ( B U S I N E S S ) ----NONMANUFACTURING --------------------------

39.5

COMPUTER PROGRAMMERS ( B U S I N E S S ) .
CLA SS 8 ------------------------------------------

56

39. 5

286.00

COMPUTER OPFRATORS ---------------------------NONMANUFACTURING --------------- ---------

106
70

39.5
39. 5

242.50
241.00

C — -----

52

40 .0

220.00

R E GI STE RE D IN D US TR I AL NURSES ---------MANUFACTURING -------------------------------

74
59

40. 0
40 .0

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

COMPUTER

O PE RA TORS .

C L A SS

Table A -11. Hourly earnings of maintenance, toolroom, and powerplant workers—large establishments
in Kansas City, Mo. —Kans., September 1978
Hourly earnings *

O c c u p a tio n and in d u s tr 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 iv in 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 —

Mean 2

Median 2

Middle range 2

Unde

r

4

i

4

4

4

4

4

4

4

4

4

6 .9 0

7 .0 0

7 .2 0

7 .4 0

7 .6 0

4
8 .00

4

6 .8 0

4
7 .8 0

4

6 . 70

4
7 .1 0

4

6 .6 0

6 .6 0

8 .2 0

8 .4 0

8 .6 0

8

80

9 . 00

9 .2 0

9 . 40

9 .6 0

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

6 . 80

6 .9 0

7 .0 0

7 .1 0

7 .2 0

7 .4 0

7 .6 0

7 .8 0

8 .0 0

8 ,20

8 .4 0

8 .6 0

8 .8 0

9

00

9 . 20

9 .4 0

9. 60

9 . 8 0 1 0 . 0 0 1 0 . 20

11

-

-

7

-

-

5

2

19

“

9

2

”

4

4

and
u n d er
6 .7 0

»LL

4

4

ove r

WORKERS
$

$

$

$

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

71

8 .5 5

8 . 53

7 .6 8 -

9 .1 7

-

-

MAINTENANCE E L E C T R I C I A N S ------------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------

607
549

9 .2 3
9 .2 4

9 . 12

8 .8 0 -1 0 .0 5

2

-

6

4

_

-

_

3

4

10

6

37

_

5

26

70

148

56

59

-

-

169

2

9 .1 2

8 .8 0 -1 0 .0 5

2

-

6

4

-

-

-

3

3

9

3

37

-

“

26

67

148

11

5Q

~

~

169

2

MAINTENANCE P A I N T E R S --------------------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------

108

8 .9 7

8 .9 6

8 .5 7 -

9 .7 8

-

_

2

_

1

-

3

_

_

_

10

3

6

14

-

8 .5 9 -

9 .7 8

-

-

2

-

1

-

-

-

-

-

10

-

4

6
6

19

8 . 98

13
9

7

9 .0 5

20
18

4

87

19

12

~

9 .2 1
9 . 19

8 .7 8 -

9 .3 8

-

_

-

-

_

10

60

7

59

100

15

45

-

-

9 .3 8

-

10

10
10

-

8 .7 8 -

-

60

7

59

94

15

85

“

”

-

MAINTENANCE

C A RP E NT E RS

-

9

2

-

“

9

2

“

-

-

4

-

2

~

~

4

“

-

-

-

-

6

2

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

6

2
-

“

-

-

6

-

4

-

-

-

-

2

_

_

31

_

15

39

96

_

~

4

-

-

~

2

-

-

31

-

15

39

96

-

7

7

4

-

19

9

7

7

4

19

9

MAINTENANCE M A C H I NI S TS -----------------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------

317

9 . 06

311

9 .0 5

MAINTENANCE MECHANICS ( M AC H IN ER Y )
MANUFACTURING ----------------------------

551

8 .8 6

9 . 12

8 .3 5 -

9 .2 1

472

8 .8 2

9 .0 4

8 .1 7 -

9 .1 9

274

9 .3 3

9 .6 8

8 .9 3-

9 .6 8

-

81

9 .1 8
9 .3 9

9 .1 2

8 .5 3 -

9 .8 6

-

193

9 .6 8

8 .9 3 -

9 .6 8

-

-

159

9 .5 2

9 . 68

9 .6 8 -

9 .6 8

~
1

MAINTENANCE MECHANICS
(MOTOR V E H I C L E S ) --------------------------MANUFACTURING ---------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ----------------------PUB LIC

UTILITIES

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

-

-

~

"

_

3

2R

17

1

18

6

3

i

17

-

-

-

27
27

-

1
1

18

9 .0 8

9 . 24

8 .5 3 -

9 .5 3

12

_

9 . 24

8 .5 3 -

9 .5 3

12

-

-

-

_

_

9

8

34

63

7

-

-

9

8

34

63

-

_

2

”

2

9 . 35

8 .8 5-

9 .8 6

9 . 35

8 .8 5 -

9 .8 6

MAINTENANCE TR AOE S H E L P E R S ----------MANUFACTURING -----------------------------

67

7 .2 9

7 . 13

7 .0 1 -

7 .7 9

3

54

7 .4 5

7 . 40

7 .1 3 -

7 .7 9

2

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

219

9 .4 6

10

-

-

-

9 .4 6

9 . 59
9 . 59

9 .3 7 -1 0 .0 7

219

9 .3 7 -1 0 .0 7

10

“

~

“

220

8 .8 9

8 . 85

8 .4 3-

9 .4 1

2

4

2

2

1

1

158
62

9 .1 4
8 . 26

9 . 34

8 .8 5 7 .3 4 -

9 .7 2
9 .2 9

-

_
-

4

-

-

-

-

-

2

2

1

i

11

2




6

15

6

20

-

3

-

-

6

15

6

20

-

3

-

“

-

-

4
4

3
3

-

“

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

25

-

7

9 . 25
9 .2 5

-

-

_

264
264

8 . 19

3

-

M IL LWRIG HTS -------------------------------------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------

-

-

9

-

9 .0 8

4

17
17

_

8
13

72

8

29
29

21

-

72

-

1
1

_

-

MAINTENANCE S H E E T - M E T A L WORKERS MANUFACTURING ----------------------------

-

19
19

_

0 .8 6

-

6
6

25

9 .8 6

-

99
99

25

34

8 .7 5 -

“

-

108

133

8 .7 5 -

_

1
~

1 33

25

8 . 98

“

19
-

25

“

8 .9 8

3

85
39

1

54

9 . 17

3

99
-

54

10

9 .1 8

-

“

10

61

359

-

-

52

61

23

358

-

52

23

13

5

11

-

-

6

15

-

-

6

24
24

5

8
8

MAINTENANCE P I P E F I T T E R S --------------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------

S T AT I ON AR Y E N GI N E E R S ---------------------MANUFACTURING ----------------------------NONMANUFACTURING -----------------------

6

3

13

16

10

16

-

-

-

-

“

14

-

-

18

-

10

-

-

125
125

114

-

118

”

-

-

-

-

“

~

~

“

-

85

-

i

-

10

2

-

i

47

56

-

i

-

10

2

-

1

47

56

-

85

-

4

1

6

13

2

21

4

41

6

33

10

13

15

24

-

4

_

4

17

4

41

-

28

-

13

15

24

-

2

8
5

-

1

2

4

6

5

14

Table A-12.

Hourly earnings of material movement and custodial workers—large establishments

in Kansas City, Mo. —Kans., September 1978
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 h o u r ly e a r n in g s o f ---

Hourly earnings 4

Mean 2

Median 2

Middle range 2

S

4

4

4

4

4

4

4

4

4

4

3 . 80

4 .2 0

4

60

5 .40

4
6 .6 0

4

3 .6 0

4
6 .2 0

4

3 .4 0

4
5 .80

4

3 . 20

4
5 .0 0

4

3 .0 0

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

4

*

Number

7 .0 0

7 .4 0

7 . 80

8 . 20

8 .6 0

9 . 00

9 .4 0

9. 8 01 0.2 01 0.6 0

3 . 40

3 .6 0

3 .8 0

4 .2 0

4 .6 0

5 .00

5 .4 0

5 .80

6 .20

6 .6 0

7 .0 0

7 .4 0

7 .8 0

8 .2 0

8 .6 0

9 .0 0

9 . 40

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

29

318

97

4

4

U nder
,
t
and
3 .0 0
3 . 20

A LL

UORKERS

TRUCKDRI VERS -------------------------------------MANUFACTURING ------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING -------------------------P U B L IC U T I L I T I E S ---------------------T R U C K DR I VE R S.

8 .1 8 -

$
9. 3 8

4

-

7

-

“

-

-

2

7 .6 8

7 . 44

7 .4 4 -

8 . 39

-

-

-

4

-

2

-

-

-

-

-

942
538

8 .7 4

9 . 38

8 .1 8 -

9 . 38

-

-

-

-

-

5

-

-

-

9 .2 0

9 . 38

9. 38-

9 . 38

-

-

“

4

9

4 39

-

23

2

15

1

1

3

4 39

52

“

-

-

-

2

19

20

3

-

36

-

5

-

9

6

1 1

4

63

2

6

2

3

5

2

61

63
-

-

-

1
-

-

15

15

“

6

2

9
9

1
-

_

15

23
15

_

17

28
27

3

5

2

61

27

15

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

40

2

9

7

4

57

7

34

38

1
33

6
32

160
105

18 1

4
3

6
-

5
4

2
-

6

1

2
2
-

2

8. 39
7. 60

1 80

5 . 72
5 .8 5

6 . 65

3 .7 5 -

170

6 . 65

4 .2 0 -

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

577

6 .8 1

7 . 12

6 .4 4 -

7 .4 9

1

MANUFACTURING ------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING --------------------------

361
216

7 .2 2
6 .1 4

7 . 49
6 .7 8

7. 124 .7 3-

7. 49
7. 15

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

1 42

5 .8 3

6 . 48

3 .6 9 -

7 . 01

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

946
429

5 .9 3

5 . 15
7 .8 7

4. 34-

7. 87

-

35

6 . 88

5 .5 8 -

7. 87

“

35

S HI PP IN G PACKERS
MANUFACTURING

270

6 .7 5

7 . 83

5. 28-

7. 83

-

14

3

-

73

6 .1 0

7 .0 0

3 .8 5 -

7 . 38

-

14

1

“

1 * 1 67
477

6 .6 9

5. 745 .9 5-

7 . 51
7. 60

2

8

4

6 .8 1

6 . 24
6 .8 9

-

-

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

690

6 .6 1

6 . 20

5 .4 1 -

7. 43

2

8

F O R K L I F T OPERATORS ---------------------------MANUFACTURING -------------------------------

1*198

7 .6 8

1*058

7 .5 8

7 .9 1
7 . 65

7. 1 47 .1 4 -

NONMANUFACTURING

-

61

1
56

-

305

3

7 .2 3 5 .2 5 -

NONMANUFACTURING

4

36

21

7

7 . 68
6 . 80

MATERI AL HANDLING LA BOR ER S -------------MANUFACTURING -------------------------------

-

13

4 39
-

-

53

9
-

57

17
19

2

7 .7 8
6 . 40

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

74

25

15

85
269

TRADE

36

2
2

-

----------

RETAIL

TRUCK

$
8 . 50

134

RE C EI V IN G CL E RK S ------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING -------------------------R E T A I L TRADE ----------------------------WAREHOUSEMEN

MEOTUM

s
8 .6 0

s

1 .0 7 6

5

u

6. 95

5

11

6. 95

5

5
-

1

17

40

2

9

7

4

53
4

40

1

7

5

3

2

3

25

19

55
19

10
10

-

88

127
3

67
23

191
26

6

26

14

-

11
3

59

5

18

8

19

7

7

20

9

2

-

8

5

5

i

-

-

-

-

8

25

27

79

235

1

12

10

61
14

94

-

1
-

36

139

100
19

66
9

4

i

24

15

69

47

58

96

81

57

8. 20

9

19

Q

30
30

28

8 . 14

28

16

80
64

3

16

1

1

2
2

-

-

-

18

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

140

8 .4 8

7 . 94

7 .9 2-

9 . 38

POUER- TRUCK OPERATORS (OTHER
THAN F O R K L I F T ) --------------------------------MANUFACTURING -------------------------------

2 00

8 .1 0

8 .0 9

7. 36-

8. 09

6

1 90

8 .2 4

8 .0 9

7. 36-

8 .0 9

6

S 32

6 .7 «

7 . 31

5 .8 6 -

7. 86

-

7

GUARDS AND WATCHMEN -------------------------MANUFACTURING ------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING -------------------------P UB L IC U T I L I T I E S ----------------------

22

10

12

“

-

1

8
1

22

10

11

7

23
19
4

354

7 .3 1

7 . 31

6 .5 4-

8 . 38

-

-

1 78
50

5 .6 1
7 .6 7

5-51
7 . 83

4 .0 47 .7 8 -

7 . 38
7. 87

-

7

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

294

7 .5 3

7 . 49

6 .9 7-

8 .5 6

-

-

-

-

-

i

2

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

60

6 .2 4

6 . 17

4 .9 6 -

6. 99

-

-

-

-

i

-

17

14

_
“

17 1

_

21

_

15

-

-

-

6

-

-

-

6

“

-

-

-

2

54

265

_

-

-

-

36

254

-

-

-

“

“

27

9

1 4?

_

-

-

-

-

-

27

9

-

-

-

-

“

-

-

3

115

124

28

37

_

-

6

-

11

81
34

8.3
44

22

37

-

1 42
-

-

6

"

11

6

-

-

1 42

3

3

293

128

282

263

_

69

_

-

2 90

128

230
52

263

-

-

-

-

“

~

69

-

-

-

35

-

-

-

-

-

35

_

_

_

*

80
80

-

69
69

-

64

51

46

97

12

22

39

71

1

6

29

54

23
18

12
-

-

5

97
-

-

17
5

10
36

-

10

4?
9

-

16

64
-

-

24

-

-

-

-

-

“

“

9

36

“

“

-

“

8

62

42

10

88

12

-

-

-

-

25

guards:

MANUFACTURING

3

11

54

-

3

18

-

10

2

-

-

9

-

-

-

-

31

113

178

205

68

6

_

_

-

-

54

21 7
209

-

-

-

6

-

-

6

-

-

-

-

1

-

uatchmen:

MANUFACTURING

J A N I T O R S . P O R T E R S . ANO C LE A NE R S ---MANUFACTURING ------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING -------------------------P U B L IC
RETAIL

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

1*454

5 .8 8

822
632

6 .6 4

1 69
288

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

6 . 40

7. 13

8

6 .6 6
4 . 44

5 .7 7-

7 . 79
6 . 35

8

6 .5 4 3. 75-

5. 1 1

25

17

50

8

175

95

62

26

55
22

57

93

24

23

59

3

110

8

68
-

-

i
2

110

-

24

46
13

4

21

i
22

41

46

118

3
25

5

82

36

1
45

8

14

9

20

32

Se e f o o tn o te s at end o f ta b l e s .




77

28

7 . 11

4 . 12

76

82

-

3 .6 5 -

7 .1 1

79

1

4 .4 8-

81

26

68

43

12




Table A-13. Average hourly earnings of maintenance, toolroom,
powerplant, material movement, and custodial workers, by s e x large establishments in Kansas City, Mo. —Kans., September 1978
Av erage
( me an 2 )
hourly
earnings4

Sex, 3 oc cu pa ti on , and i n d u s t r y d i v i s i o n

Average
( me an 2 )
hourly
earnings 4

Sex , 3 o cc u p a t i o n , and i n d u s t ry d i v i s i o n

MAINTENANCE* TOOLROOM * AND
POUERPLANT OCCUPATIONS - HEN

HATER I A L MOVEHENT AND CUSTODIAL
OCCUPATIONS - HEN— CONTINUED

CARPENTERS —

71

8.55

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

607
549

9 .23
9.24

HAINTENANCE PAINTERS -----MANUFACTURING -------------

107
87

8.98
9.05

HAINTENANCE MACHINISTS —
MANUFACTURING -------------

317
311

9 .06
9.05

MAINTENANCE MECHANICS (M ACHINERY) MANUFACTURING ----------------------------------

549
472

8.87

MAINTENANCE MECHANICS
(MOTOR VEHICLES) ---------MANUFACTURING -----------NONMANUFACTURING -----PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S —

274
81
193
159

9 .33
9.18
9 . 39
9 .5 ?

MAINTENANCE P I P E F I T T E R S
MANUFACTURING -----------

359
358

9.17
9.18

72
72

9.08
9.08

? 64
264

9.25
9.25

guards:

63
50

7.31
7.48

watchmen:

HAINTENANCE

MAINTENANCE SHEET-METAL WORKERS ----MANUFACTURING ---------------------------------MILLWRIGHTS -------MANUFACTURING
MAINTENANCE TRADES HELPERS
MANUFACTURING -----------------

WAREHOUSEMEN -----------MANUFACTURING
NONMANUFACTURING
R ET A IL TRADE -

6 .8 ?
7 .22
6.13
5.86

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

8. 8 ?

549
351
198
139
446
1 49
297

6 . 94
5 . 85
7.48

MATERIAL HANDLING LABORERS —
MANUFACTURING ---------------------NONMANUFACTURING ----------------

1 *0 4 2
419
623

6.74
6.83
6 .69

FORK LIFT OPERATORS -----------------MANUFACTURING --------------------NONMANUFACTURING ----------------

1.178
1.042
136

7.69
7 .59
8.49

POWER-TPUCK OPERATORS (OTHER
THAN F O R K L IF T ) -----------------------MANUFACTURING ----------------------

204
190

8.10
8.24

GUARDS AND WATCHMEN ---------------MANUFACTURING --------------------NONMANUFACTURING ---------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S ------------

483
326
157
33

6 .70
7.3?
5.41
7.61

269

7.55

MANUFACTURING

MANUFACTURING

STATIONARY ENGINEERS
MANUFACTURING -----NONMANUFACTURING •

218
157
61

8.89
9.14
8 . ?6

6•? 5
6.01
6.71
4.93
6.92
4.38

70

5.14

125
58

6.73

JAN ITO RS . P ORTERS. ANO CLEANERS ----MAN UF ACT UR I N K ---------------------------------A
NON M NUF ACTURING ----------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S ------------------------R ET A IL TRADE --------------------------------

9.46
9.4 6

57

MAT FRI AL HA NOLIN G L A B O R E R S --------------MAN UF ACT URING ----------------------------------

219
219

1.2 0 7
729
478
134
238

SHI P P I NG PA CKERS ----------------------------------

TOOL AND DIF MAKERS
MANUFACTURING ------

246
93
153
34
50

5.29
6.11
4.79
7.10
4.7?

J A N IT O R S . PORTERS. AND CLEANERS ----MANUFACTURING ---------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ----------------------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I L S ------------------------R E T A IL TRADE ---------------------------------

MATERIAL MOVEMENT AND CUSTODIAL
OCCUPATIONS - WOMEN
MATERIAL MOVEMENT AND CUSTODIAL
OCCUPATIONS - MEN

TRUCKDRIVERS --------------MANUFACTURING ------NONMANUFACTURING PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S
TRUCKDRIVERS.

MEDIUM TRUCK

RECEIV ING CLERKS

r 025
1 34
891
514
83

7.

217

7.

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

27

6.?9

Footnotes

1 St an dar d ho ur s r e f l e c t the w o r k w e e k f o r w h i c h e m p l o y e e s r e c e i v e
th eir regu lar s tra igh t-tim e s alaries
( e x c l u s i v e o f pay f o r o v e r t i m e at
r e g u l a r and/or p r e m i u m r a t e s ) , and the e a r n in g s c o r r e s p o n d to th es e
w e e k l y hours.
2 T h e m e a n is c om pute d f o r e a c h jo b by to ta lin g the e a r n in g s o f all
w o r k e r s and d iv id in g by the 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 sig n a te s
p o s itio n — h a lf o f the w o r k e r s r e c e i v e the s a m e o r m o r e and h a lf r e c e i v e
the s a m e o r l e s s than the rate shown. T h e m i d d l e range is d e fin e d by tw o
r ate s o f pay: a fou rth o f the w o r k e r s e a r n the s a m e o r l e s s than the l o w e r
o f th es e ra te s and a fourth e a r n the s a m e o r m o r e than the h i g h e r rate .




28

3 E arnin gs data r e l a te on ly to w o r k e r s w h o s e s e x i d e n t i f i c a t i o n was
p r o v i d e d by the e s tab li s h m en t.
4 E xc lu d e s p r e m i u m pay f o r o v e r t i m e and f o r w o r k on w e e k e n d s ,
h o l i d a y s , and late shifts.
5 E s ti m a te s f o r p e r i o d s ending p r i o r to 1976 r e l a t e to m e n only f o r
s k i l l e d main te nance and unskilled plant w o r k e r s . A l l o t h e r e s t i m a t e s r e l a t e
to m e n and women.
6 Data do not m e e t pub li cation c r i t e r i a o r data not a v a i l a b l e .

Appendix A.
Scope and Method
of Survey
Data on a r e a w a g e s and r e la te d b e nefits a r e ob ta ined b y 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 .
In e ach o f the
i n t e r v e n i n g y e a r s , i n f o r m a t i o n on e m p lo y m e n t and oc c u p atio n al e a r n in g s is
c o l l e c t e d b y 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 tio n n a ire , and t e l e ­
phone 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 tic ip a tin g in the p r e v i o u s s u r v e y .
In e ach o f the 74 1 a r e a s c u r r e n t l y s u r ve y e d , data a r e obtained f r o m
r e p r e s e n t a t i v e e s t a b l i s h m e n t s w it h in s ix b ro a d in d ustr y d i v i s i o n s : M a n u fa c ­
tu r in g ; tr a n s p o r t a t i o n , c o m m u n ic a tio n , and oth e r public u t i l i t i e s ; w h o l e s a l e
t r a d e ; r e t a i l t r a d e ; f i n a n c e , in s u ran ce , and r e a l e sta te ; and s e r v i c e s . M a j o r
i n d u s t r y g ro u p s e x c lu d e d f r o m th ese 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 o n s t r u c ti o n and e x t r a c t i v e in d u s tr ie s . E s ta b lis 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 om it te d b e ca use of in s u f f i c i e n t e m p l o y ­
m en t in the oc c u p a tio n s studied. Se p arate tabulations a r e p r o v i d e d f o r each
o f the b r o a d in d u s tr y d i v i s i o n s which m e e t pub 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 sam ple b a s i s . The sam pli n g
p r o c e d u r e s i n v o l v e d e t a i l e d s t r a t i f i c a t i o n o f a l l e s ta b lis h m en ts w it h in the
s c o p e o f an i n d iv id u a l a r e a s u r v e y by in d u s try and n u m b e r o f e m p l o y e e s .
F r o m this s t r a t i f i e d u n i v e r s e a p r o b a b i l i t y s am ple is s e l e c t e d , w ith eac h
e s t a b l i s h m e n t h a v in g a p r e d e t e r m i n e d chance o f s e le c tio n . T o obtain o p tim u m
a c c u r a c y at m i n i m u m cos 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 t s is s e l e c t e d .
W hen data a r e com b in ed , each e s t a b l i s h m e n t is
w e i g h t e d a c c o r d i n g to its p r o b a b i l i t y o f s e le c tio n , so that unbiased e s t i m a t e s
a r e g e n e r a t e d . F o r e x a m p l e , i f one out o f f o u r e s ta b lis 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 4 to r e p r e s e n t i t s e l f plus th re e o t h e r s . A n a lte r n a t e
o f the s a m e o r i g i n a l p r o b a b i l i t y is chosen in the s am e i n d u s t r y - s i z e c l a s s i ­
f i c a t i o n i f data a r e no t a v a i l a b l e f r o m the o r i g i n a l s am ple m e m b e r .
I f no
s uitab le substitute is a v a i l a b l e , additio n al w e ig h t is a s s i g n e d to a s a m p le
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 c c u p a tion s and e a r n i n g s
O c c u p a tion 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 ­
tu r in g and n o n m a n u fa ctu rin g i n d u s tr ie s , and a r e of 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 te c h n ica l; (3) m ain te n ance, 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 ia l.
O c c u p atio n al
c l a s s i f i c a t i o n is b a s e d on a u n i f o r m set o f jo b d e s c r i p ti 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 with in the s am e job.
O ccupation s s e l e c t e d f o r study a r e l i s t e d and d e s c r i b e d in ap p end ix B.
* Included in the 74 areas are 4 studies conducted by the Bureau under contract. These areas are Akron,
Ohio; Birmingham, A la . ; Norfolk—Virginia Beach—Portsmouth and Newport News—Hampton, Va. —N. C. ; and
Syracuse, N .Y . In addition, the Bureau conducts more lim ited area studies in approximately 100 areas at the
request of the Employment Standards Administration of the U. S. Department of Labor.




U n le s s o t h e r w i s e ind icated , the e a r n i n g s data fo l l o w i n 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 s o m e o f the
occup ations l i s t e d and d e s c r i b e d , o r f o r s o m e in d u s tr y d i v i s i o n s with in the
s c o p 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 tables beca use
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 of d i s c l o s u r e of individual
e s t a b l i s h m e n t data.
S e p a r a te m e n ' s and w o m e n ' s e a r n in g s data a r e not
p r e s e n t e d when the n u m b e r o f w o r k e r s not i d e n tifie d b y s e x is 20 p e r c e n t
o r m o r e o f the m en o r w o m e n i d e n tif ie d in an occupation.
E a r n in g s data
no t shown s e p a r a t e l y f o r i n d u s tr y d i v i s i o n s a r e included in data f o r a l l
in d u s tr i e s c o m b in e d .
L i k e w i s e , f o r occupations with m o r e than one l e v e l ,
data a r e inclu ded 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 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 ation al e m p l o y m e n t and e a r n in 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 ., those h i r e d to w o r k a r e g u l a r w e e k l y schedule.
E a r n in g s
data e xc lu d e p r e m i u m p a y f o r o v e r t i m e and f o r w o r k on w e e k en d s, ho lid a ys ,
and late s hifts .
N on p r od u c tio n bon uses a r e e x clud ed , but c o s t - o f - l i v i n g
a l l o w a n c e s and in c e n t i v e bon uses a r e included.
W e e k l y ho urs 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 occupations r e f e r to the standard
w o r k w e e k (rounded to the n e a r e s t h a l f h o u r ) f o r whic h 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 la r
an d/or p r e m i u m r a t e s ) . A v e r a g e w e e k l y e a r n in g s f o r th es e occ up ations are
rounded to the n e a r e s t h a lf d o l l a r . V e r t i c a l l in e s with in the d is trib u tion o f
w o r k e r s on s o m e A - t a b l e s in d ic a te a chan ge in the s i z e o f the c las s i n t e r v a l s .

T h e s e s u r v e y s m e a s u r e the l e v e l o f oc c u p atio n al e arn 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 ind iv id u al 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 te d w a g e chan ges. T h e a v e r a g e s f o r in dividual jobs
a r e a f f e c t e d by changes 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 e x a m p le ,
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 i g h - o r l o w - w a g e f i r m s m a y change, o r
h i g h - w a g e w o r k e r s m a y a d v a n c e to b e t t e r jobs and be r e p la 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 t a b lis h m e n ts in an a r e a i n c r e a s e w a g e s
durin g the y e a r . Chan ges in e a r n in g s o f oc c u p atio n al g ro up s, shown in table
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 tr e n d s than a r e e arn in g s changes f o r
ind iv id u al jobs with in the g ro u p s .

A v e r a g e e a r n i n g s r e f l e c t c o m p o s i t e , a r e a w i d e e s t i m a t e s . Ind us tries
and e s ta b l i s h m e n ts d i f f e r in p a y l e v e l and job s taffin g , and thus contribute
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 e ach 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 job s in in d iv id u al e s ta b lis h m e n ts .

A v e r a g e p a y 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 oc c u p atio n s should
not be a s s u m e d to r e f l e c t d i f f e r e n c e s in p a y o f the s e x e s w it h in ind iv id u al
e s ta b l i s h m e n ts .
F a c t o r s w h ic h m a y c o n trib u te to d i f f e r e n c e s include p r o ­
g r e s s i o n w ith in e s t a b l i s h e d r ate 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 w ith in the g e n e r a l s u r v e y job
d e s c r i p t i o n s . Job d e s c r i p t i o n s u s e d 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 a lly a r e m o r e g e n e r a l i z e d than th os e used in i n d iv id u a l e s ta b l i s 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 a m on g e s t a b l i s h m e n t s in s p e c i f i c duties
p e rform ed .

O c c u p a tio n a l e m p l o y m e n t e s t i m a t e s r e p r e s e n t the to t a l in a l l e s t a b ­
lis h m e n ts w ith in the s c o p e o f the study and not the n u m b e r a c t u a l l y s u r v e y e d .
B ec au se oc c u p a tio n a l s t r u c t u r e s am on g e s t a b l i s h m e n t s d i f f e r , e s t i m a t e s o f
oc c u p atio n al e m p l o y m e n t ob ta in ed f r o m the s a m p le o f e s ta b l i s h m e n ts studied
s e r v e o n ly to in d ic ate the r e l a t i v e i m p o r t a n c e o f the job s studied.
These
d i f f e r e n c e s in o c c u p a tio n a l s tr u c tu r e do not a f f e c t m a t e r i a l l y the a c c u r a c y o f
the e a r n in g s data.

W a g e tr e n d s f o r s e l e c t e d o c c u p a tio n a l gro u p s
T h e p e r c e n t i n c r e a s e s p r e s e n t e d in ta b le A - 7 a r e b a s e d on changes
in a v e r a g e h o u r l y e a r n i n g s o f m e n and w o m e n in e s t a b l i s h m e n t s r e p o r t i n g the
tre nd jo b s in both the c u r r e n t and p r e v i o u s y e a r (m a tc h e d e s t a b l i s h m e n t s ) .
T h e data a r e adjuste d to r e m o v e the e f f e c t s on a v e r a g e e a r n i n g s o f e m p l o y ­
m en t shifts am on g e s ta b l i s h m e n ts and t u r n o v e r o f e s t a b l i s h m e n t s included
in s u r v e y s a m p l e s .
T h e p e r c e n t i n c r e a s e s , h o w e v e r , a r e s t i l l a f f e c t e d by
f a c t o r s o t h e r than w a g e i n c r e a s e s . H i r i n g s , l a y o f f s , and t u r n o v e r m a y a f f e c t
an e s ta b l i s h m e n t a v e r a g e f o r an oc c u p atio n wh en w o r k e r s a r e p aid un der plans
p r o v i d i n g a range o f w a g e ra te s f o r i n d iv id u a l j o b s . In p e r i o d s o f i n c r e a s e d
h i r in g , f o r e x a m p l e , ne w e m p l o y e e s m a y e n t e r at the b o tt o m o f the range,
d e p r e s s i n g the a v e r a g e withou t a chan ge in w a g e r a t e s .
T h e p e r c e n t ch an ge s r e l a t e to w a g e c han ges b e tw e e n the in d ic a te d
d ate s. W hen the t i m e span b e tw e e n s u r v e y s is o t h e r than 12 m onths, annual
r a te s a r e shown.
(It is a s s u m e d that w a g e s i n c r e a s e at a con st ant r ate
b e tw e e n s u r v e y s . )
O ccup ation s used to com p u te w a g e t r e n d s a r e :

O ffic e c le r ic a l

O rd e r clerk s
A c c o u n ti n g c l e r k s ,
c l a s s e s A and B
B ook k e e p in g - m a c h i n e
o p e r a to r s , class B
P a y r o ll clerk s
K eyp un ch o p e r a t o r s ,
c l a s s e s A and B

S k i l l e d m a in te n a n c e

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

C arpenters
E lectricia n s
P ain ters
M achin ists
M ech anics (m ach in ery)
M ech an ics (m o to r v e h ic le )
P ip efitters
T o o l and d ie m a k e r s

I n d u s tr ia l n u rs e s

U n s k i l l e d plant

R e g i s t e r e d in d u s tr ia l
nu rs e s

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

P e r c e n t changes f o r i
as f o l l o w s :

areas

in the p r o g r a m a r e

c om p ute d

1.

A v e r a g e e a r n in g s a r e c o m p u te d f o r e ach o c c u p a tio n f o r
the 2 y e a r s b eing c o m p a r e d . T h e a v e r a g e s a r e d e r i v e d
f r o m e a r n in g s in th ose e s t a b l i s h m e n t s w h ic h a r e in
the s u r v e y both y e a r s ; i t is a s s u m e d that e m p l o y m e n t
rem a in s unchanged.

2.

Each occupation is a s s i g n e d a w e i g h t b as e d on its p r o ­
portio n ate e m p l o y m e n t in the o c c u p a ti o n a l g ro u p in the
base y e a r .

3.

T h e s e w e ig h ts a r e used to c o m p u te g r o u p a v e r a g e s .
E ach oc c u p a tio n 's a v e r a g e e a r n i n g s ( c o m p u te d in step 1)
is m u ltip lie d b y its w e i g h t . T h e p r o d u c ts a r e t o ta l e d to
obtain a group a v e r a g e .

4.

The r a tio o f group a v e r a g e s f o r 2 c o n s e c u t i v e y e a r s is
com puted 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 b y
the a v e r a g e f o r the e a r l i e r y e a r . T h e r e s u l t — e x p r e s s e d
as a p e r c e n t — l e s s 100 is the p e r c e n t change.

F o r a m o r e d e ta ile d d e s c r i p t i o n o f the m e t h o d u s e d to c o m p u te t h e s e
w a g e t r e n d s , see " I m p r o v i n g A r e a W a g e S u r v e y I n d e x e s , " M o n t h l y L a b o r
R e v i e w , Jan uar y 1973, pp. 52-57.

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

S ecretaries
Stenographers, g en eral
Sten ograph ers, sen ior
T y p i s t s , c l a s s e s A and B
F ile clerk s, classes A,
B, and C
M essengers
S w itc h b o a r d o p e r a t o r s

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

E s t a b l i s h m e n t p r a c t i c e s and s u p p l e m e n t a r y w a g e p r o v i s i o n s




T ab ulations on s e l e c t e d e s t a b l i s h m e n t p r a c t i c e s and s u p p l e m e n t a r y
w a g e p r o v i s i o n s ( B - s e r i e s ta b l e s ) a r e n o t p r e s e n t e d in th is b u lle tin . I n f o r ­
m a t i o n f o r th ese tabulations is c o l l e c t e d at 3 - y e a r i n t e r v a l s .
T h e s e ta b u ­
la tio n s on m i n i m u m e n tr a n ce s a l a r i e s f o r i n e x p e r i e n c e d o f f i c e w o r k e r s ; shift
d i f f e r e n t i a l s ; scheduled w e e k l y ho u rs and d a y s; p aid h o l i d a y s ; p aid v a c a t i o n s ;
and health, insuran ce, and p ension p lans a r e p r e s e n t e d (in the B - s e r i e s ta b l e s )
in p r e v i o u s bulletins f o r this a r e a .

Appendix table 1 Establishments and workers within scope of survey and number studied
.
in Kansas City, M o.—Kans.,1 September 1978

In d u s tr y d iv is io n 2

M in im u m
e m p lo y m e n t
in e s 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

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

W ith in s c o p e o f stu dy 4
W ith in s c o p e
o f stu dy *

Stu d ied

1.120

236

277.257

100

156.549

-

352
768

92
144

110.082
167.175

40
60

71.923
84.626

50
50
50
50
50

113
152
222
136
145

36
18
31
22
37

44 *018
22.004
51.587
22.757
26.809

16
8
19
8
10

33,673
5,7 0 6
24.428
8. 237
1 2 *5 8 2

D I V I S I O N S -----------------------------------------------------

-

95

77

139.562

100

124.944

MANUFACTURING ------------------------------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ------------------------------------------------------TR AN SPO RT AT ION . COMMUNICATION. AND
OTHER PU BL IC U T I L I T I E S 5 -----------------------------------WHOLESALE TRADE 6 --------------------------------------------------RE T A I L TRADE
---------------------------------------- ----------------F IN A N C E . INSURANCE. AND REAL EST AT E6 -----------SER V IC E S6 7-----------------------------------------------------------------

500

31
64

28
49

59.121
8 0 .4 4 1

42
58

57.553
6 7 *3 9 1

500
500
500
500
500

19
6
22
10
7

17
4
14
8
6

30.961
4.938
29,877
7.400
7,265

22
4
21
5
5
_______________________

29.866

ALL
ALL

Stu d ied
N um ber

P ercen t

ESTABLISHMENTS

D I V I S I O N S -----------------------------------------------------

MANUFACTURING ------------------------------------------------------------NONMANUFACTURING ------------------------------------------------------TRAN SPO RT ATI ON . COMMUNICATION. AND
OTHER PUB LIC U T I L I T I E S 5 -----------------------------------WHOLESALE TRADE 6 --------------------------------------------------R E T A I L TRADE
--------------------------------------------------------F I N A N C E . INSURANCE. ANO REAL E S T A T E 6 -----------SERVICES6 7-----------------------------------------------------------------

50

LARGE ESTABLISHMENTS
ALL

1 T h e K a n s a s C it y S tan d ard 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 get th ro u g h F e b r u a r y 1974, c o n s is t s o f C a s s , C la y ,
J a c k s o n , P la t t e , and R a y C o u n tie s , M o .; and Johnson and W y a n d o tte C o u n tie s , K a n s.
T h e " w o r k e r s w ith in s c o p e o f stu d y" e s tim a te s shown in th is t a b le p r o v id e a r e a ­
s o n a b ly a c c u r a t e d e s c r ip t io n o f the s iz 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 th e 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 t o m e a s u r e e m p lo y m e n t tre 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 ta b lis h m e n t data 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
th e p a y r o ll p e r io d s tu d ie d , 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 f r o m the
s c o p e o f th e s u r v e y .
2 T h e 1972 e d itio n o f the S ta n d a rd In d u s tr ia l C l a 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 i f y i n g e s t a b lis h m e n ts by in d u s try d iv is io n .
H o w e v e r, a ll go vern m en t o p e ra ­
tio n s a r e e x c lu d e d f r o m the s c o p e o f th e s u r v e y .
3 In c lu d e s a l l e s ta b lis h m e n ts w ith to ta l e m p lo y m e n t at o r a b o v e th e 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 t r ie s such as t r a d e ,




21.332
6*006
6.5 6 5

fin a n c e , au to r e p a ir s e r v i c e , and m o t io n p ic t u r e th e a t e r s a r e c o n s id e r e d a s one
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 l l 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 (w ith in
th e a r e a ) a t o r a b o v e th e m in im u m lim it a t io n .
5 A b b r e v ia t e d to " p u b lic u t il i t i e s " in th e A - s e r i e s
t a 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 t a t io n a r e e x c lu d e d .
T h e K a n s a s C it y t r a n s it
s y s t e m is m u n ic ip a lly o p e r a te d and is e x c lu d e d f r o m th e s c o p e o f the s u r v e y .
6 S e p a r a te p r e s e n t a t io n o f data is not m a d e f o r th is d iv is io n .
7 H o te ls and m o t e ls ; la u n d r ie s and o th 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 tio 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 an d 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 i m a r y p u r p o s e o f p r e p a r i n g jo b d e s c r i p t i o n s f o r the B u ­
r e a u ' s w a g e s u r v e y s is to a s s i s t its f i e l d s ta ff in c l a s s i f y i n g into a p p r o ­
p r i a t e o c c u p a tio n s w o r k e r s who a r e e m p l o y e d un der a v a r i e t y o f p a y r o l l
t i t l e s and d i f f e r e n t w o r k a r r a n g e m e n t s f r o m e s ta b lis h m e n t to e s t a b l i s h ­
m en t and f r o m a r e a to a r e a . T h i s p e r m i t s the gro uping o f oc c u p a tio n a l
w a g e r a t e s r e p r e s e n t i n g c o m p a r a b l e job content. B ec a u se o f this e m p h a ­
sis on i n t e r e s t a b l i s h m e n t and i n t e r a r e a c o m p a r a b i l i t y o f oc c u p a tio n a l
content, the B u r e a u 's j o b d e s c r i p t i o n s m a y d i f f e r s i g n i f i c a n t l y f r o m those
in u s e in in d i v i d u a l e s t a b l i s h m e n t s o r th ose p r e p a r e d f o r o t h e r p u r p o s e s .
In a p p ly in g th e s e j o b d e s c r i p t i o n s , the B u re a u 's f i e l d e c o n o m i s t s a r e
i n s t r u c t e d to e x c lu d e w o r k i n g s u p e r v i s o r s ; a p p r e n t i c e s ; l e a r n e r s ; b e g i n ­
n e r s ; and p a r t - t i m e , t e m p o r a r y , and p r o b a t i o n a r y w o r k e r s . H an dic ap p e d
w o r k e r s w h o s e e a r n i n g s a r e r ed u c e d b e ca use o f th e ir ha nd ic ap a r e a ls o
excluded.
T r a i n e e s a r e e x c lu d e d f r o m the s u r v e y e x c e p t f o r th ose r e ­
c e i v i n g o n - t h e - j o b t r a i n i n g in s o m e o f the l o w e r l e v e l p r o f e s s i o n a l and
t e c h n i c a l o c c u p a ti o n s .

Office
SECRETARY

S E C R E T A R Y — C ontinue d

A s s i g n e d as p e r s o n a l s e c r e t a r y , n o r m a l l y to one in d iv id u a l. M a i n ­
tain s a c l o s e and h i g h l y r e s p o n s i v e r e la tio n s h ip to the d a y - t o - d a y w o r k o f the
su p ervisor.
W o r k s f a i r l y i n d e p e n d e n tly r e c e i v i n g a m i n i m u m o f d e ta i l e d
s u p e r v i s i o n and g u id a n c e . P e r f o r m s v a r i e d c l e r i c a l and s e c r e t a r i a l duties,
u s u a l l y i n c lu d in g m o s t o f the f o l l o w i n g ;

M a y a l s o p e r f o r m o t h e r c l e r i c a l and s e c r e t a r i a l tasks o f c o m p a r a b l e
na tu re and d i f f i c u l t y . T h e w o r k t y p i c a l l y r e q u i r e s k n o w le d g e o f o f f i c e routine
and u n d e rs tan d in g o f the o r g a n i z a t i o n , p r o g r a m s , and p r o c e d u r e s r e la te d to
the w o r k o f the s u p e r v i s o r .

Exclusion s
a. R e c e i v e s te l e p h o n e c a l l s , p e r s o n a l c a l l e r s , and i n c o m i n g m a i l ,
a n s w e r s r ou tin e i n q u i r i e s , and route s t e c h n ic a l i n q u i r i e s to the p r o p e r
persons;
b.
c.
instructed;

E stab lishes,
M a in t a in s the

m aintains,

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

s u p e rv is o r's

c a l e n d a r and m a k e s a p p oin tm en ts as

N o t a l l p o s itio n s that a r e t i t l e d " s e c r e t a r y " p o s s e s s the ab ove c h a r ­
a c t e r i s t i c s . E x a m p l e s o f p o s 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 f o l l o w s :
a. P o s i t i o n s w h ich
d e s c r i b e d a b ov e ;
b.

d.

R elays m e s s a g e s

from

s u p e r v i s o r to s u b ord inates;

e . R e v i e w s c o r r e s p o n d e n c e , m e m o r a n d a , and r e p o r t s p r e p a r e d b y
o t h e r s f o r the s u p e r v i s o r ' s s ig n a tu r e to a s s u r e p r o c e d u r a l and t y p o g r a p h i c
accuracy;
f.

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s t e n o g r a p h i c and ty ping w o r k .




s io n al,

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secretary

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S t e n o g r a p h e r s no t f u l l y t r a i n e d in s e c r e t a r i a l - t y p e dutie s;

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

d. S e c r e t a r y p o s i t i o n s in w h ich the d uties a r e e i t h e r sub sta ntia lly
m o r e r ou tin e o r s u b s ta n t ia lly m o r e c o m p l e x and r e s p o n s i b l e that those c h a r ­
a c t e r i z e d in the d e fin itio n ;

SECRETAR Y— Continued

SECRETARY— Continued
Clas s C

E x c l u s i o n s — Continued

e.
A s s i s t a n t - t y p e p o s itio n s wh ic h i n v o l v e m o r e d i f fi c u l t o r m o r e
1. S e c r e t a r y to an e x e c u t i v e o r m a n a g e r i a l p e r s o n w h os e r e s p o n ­
respon sible techn ical, adm in istra tive, s u p erviso ry , or sp ecia liz ed c l e r i c a l
s i b i l i t y is not equivale nt to one o f the s p e c i f i c l e v e l situat ions in the d e fin itio n
duties which a r e not t y p i c a l o f s e c r e t a r i a l w o r k .
f o r c l a s s B, but wh ose o r g a n i z a t i o n a l unit n o r m a l l y n u m b e rs at l e a s t s e v e r a l
d o z e n e m p l o y e e s and is u sually d iv i d e d into o r g a n i z a t i o n a l s e g m e n ts w h ich a r e
ofte n , in turn, fu r th e r sub divided.
In s o m e c o m p a n i e s , th is l e v e l in c lu d e s a
N O T E : T h e t e r m " c o r p o r a t e o f f i c e r , 1 used in the l e v e l d e fin itio n s
1
w id e range o f o r g a n i z a ti o n a l e c h e lo n s ; in o t h e r s , on ly one o r tw o; err
fo l l o w i n g , r e f e r s to th os e o f f i c i a l s who ha ve a s i g n ific a n t c o r p o r a t e w i d e
p o l i c y m a k i n g r o l e with r e g a r d to m a j o r c o m p a n y a c t i v i t i e s .
The title " v ic e
2. S e c r e t a r y to the head o f an i n d i v i d u a l plant, f a c t o r y , e tc . ( o r
p r e s id e n t, " though n o r m a l l y in d i c a t i v e o f th is r o l e , d oe s not in a l l c a s e s
o t h e r e qu iv ale n t l e v e l o f o f f i c i a l ) that e m p l o y s , in a l l , f e w e r than 5,00 0
i d e n t i f y such p o s i ti o n s .
V i c e p r e s i d e n t s wh os e p r i m a r y r e s p o n s i b i l i t y i s to
persons.
act p e r s o n a l l y 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 r o v e o r deny
in d iv id u al loan o r c r e d i t ac tio n s ; a d m i n i s t e r in d iv id u a l tr u s t ac counts ; d i r e c t l y
C lass D
s u p e r v i s e a c l e r i c a l staff) a r e not c o n s i d e r e d to be " c o r p o r a t e o f f i c e r s " f o r
1. S e c r e t a r y to the s u p e r v i s o r o r head o f a s m a l l o r g a n i z a t i o n a l unit
pu rpo s es o f ap p ly in g the f o l l o w i n g l e 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 ) ; cur
C lass A
1. S e c r e t a r y to the c h a i r m a n o f the b o a r d o r p r e s i d e n t o f a c o m p a n y
that e m p l o y s , in a ll, o v e r 100 but f e w e r than 5, 000 p e r s o n s ; o r

2. S e c r e t a r y to a n o n s u p e r v i s o r y s t a f f s p e c i a l i s t , p r o f e s s i o n a l
e m p l o y e e , a d m i n i s t r a t i v e o f f i c e r , o r a s s i s ta n t , s k i l l e d te c h n icia n , o r e x p e r t .
(N O T E :
M any c om p an ie s a s s ign s t e n o g r a p h e r s , r a t h e r than s e c r e t a r i e s as
d e s c r i b e d ab ove, to this l e v e l o f s u p e r v i s o r y o r n o n s u p e r v i s o r y w o r k e r . )
STENOGRAPHER

2. S e c r e t a r y to a c o r p o r a t e o f f i c e r (o t h e r than the c h a i r m a n o f the
b oard o r p r e s i d e n t ) o f a c om p a n y that e m p l o y s , in all, o v e r 5, 000 but f e w e r
than 2 5 ,0 00 p e r s o n s ; o r
3. S e c r e t a r y to the head, i m m e d i a t e l y b e l o w the c o r p o r a t e o f f i c e r
l e v e l , o f a m a j o r s e g m e n t o r s u b s i d i a r y o f a c om p an y that e m p l o y s , in a ll,
o v e r 25,000 p e r s o n s .

C lass B

P r i m a r y duty is to take d ic ta tio n using sho rthand, and to t r a n s c r i b e
the d ic tatio n .
M a y also type f r o m w r i t t e n c o p y .
M a y o p e r a t e f r o m a s te n o ­
g r a p h ic poo l.
M ay occasion ally 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 i b i n g f r o m r e c o r d i n g s ,
se e T r a n s c r i b i n g - M a c h i n e T y p i s t ) .
N O T E : T h is jo b is d i s tin g u is h e d f r o m that o f a s e c r e t a r y in that a
s e c r e t a r y n o r m a l l y w o r k s in a c o n fi d e n t i a l r e l a t i o n s h i p with on ly one m a n a g e r
o r e x e c u t i v e and p e r f o r m s m o r e r e s p o n s i b l e and d i s c r e t i o n a r y ta s k s as
d e s c r i b e d in the s e c r e t a r y job d e fin itio n .

1. S e c r e t a r y to the c h a ir m a n o f the b o a r d o r p r e s i d e n t o f a c o m p a n y
that e m p l o y s , in a l l , f e w e r than 100 p e r s o n s ; o r
2. S e c r e t a r y to a c o r p o r a t e o f f i c e r (o th e r than the c h a i r m a n o f the
b oard o r p r e s i d e n t ) o f a c o m p a n y that e m p l o y s , in all, o v e r 100 but f e w e r
than 5,000 p e r s o n s ; o r
3. S e c r e t a r y to the head, i m m e d i a t e l y b e lo w the o f f i c e r l e v e l , o v e r
e i th e r a m a j o r c o r p o r a t i o n w i d e functional a c t i v i t y ( e . g . , m a r k e t i n g , r e s e a r c h ,
o p e r a tio n s , i n d u s t r i a l r e l a t i o n s , e t c . ) o r a m a j o r g e o g r a p h i c o r o r g a n i z a t i o n a l
s e gm e n t ( e . g . , a r e g i o n a l h e a d q u a r t e r s ; a m a j o r d i v i s i o n ) o f a c om p a n y that
e m p l o y s , in all, o v e r 5 ,000 but f e w e r than 25,0 00 e m p l o y e e s ; o r
4. S e c r e t a r y to the head o f an in d iv id u a l plant, f a c t o r y , e tc . ( o r
oth 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 l o 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 of a l a r g e and im p o rt a n t o r g a n i z a t i o n a l
s e g m e n t ( e . g . , a m i d d l e m a n a g e m e n t s u p e r v i s o r o f an o r g a n i z a t i o n a l s e g m e n t
ofte n i n v o l v i n g as m a n y as s e v e r a l hundred p e r s o n s ) o r a c o m p a n y that
e m p l o y s , in a ll, o v e r 2 5 ,0 00 p e r s o n s .




Sten og ra ph e r, G e n e r a l

k e ep

D icta tion i n v o l v e s a n o r m a l rou tin e v o c a b u l a r y .
M a y m a in ta in f i l e s ,
s i m p l e r e c o r d s , o r p e r f o r m ot h e r 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 ten og ra p h e r, Se n ior

D icta tion i n v o l v e s a v a r i e d t e c h n i c a l dr s p e c i a l i z e d v o c a b u l a r y such
as in l e g a l b r i e f s o r r e p o r t s on s c i e n t i f i c r e s e a r c h .
M a y a l s o set up and
m a in ta in f i l e s , k eep r e c o r d s , etc.
OR
P e r f o r m s s teno grap hic duties r e q u i r i n g s i g n i f i c a n t l y g r e a t e r i n d e ­
pendence and r e s p o n s i b i l i t y than s t e n o g r a p h e r , g e n e r a l , as e v i d e n c e d by the
follo w in g:
W o rk r e q u i r e s a high d e g r e e o f s t e n o g r a p h i c sp ee d and a c c u r a c y ;
a thor ou gh w o rk in g k no w le dge o f g e n e r a l b u s in e s s and o f f i c e p r o c e d u r e ; and
o f the s p e c i f i c business o p e r a ti o n s , o r g a n i z a t i o n , p o l i c i e s , p r o c e d u r e s , f i l e s ,
w o r k f l o w , etc.
Uses this k n o w le d g e in p e r f o r m i n g s te n o g r a p h ic du tie s and
r e s p o n s i b l e c l e r i c a l tasks such as m a i n t a i n i n g fo llo w u p f i l e s ; a s s e m b l i n g
m a t e r i a l f o r r e p o r t s , m e m o r a n d a , and l e t t e r s ; c o m p o s i n g s i m p l e l e t t e r s
f r o m g e n e r a l in s tru c tio n s ; r e a d in g and ro u tin g i n c o m i n g m a i l ; and a n s w e r i n g
routine q uestio ns, e tc .

TRANSCRIBING-MACHINE T Y P IS T

MESSENGER

P r i m a r y duty is to t r a n s c r i b e d ic ta tio n i n v o lv in g a n o r m a l routine
v o c a b u l a r y f r o m t r a n s c r i b i n g - m a c h i n e r e c o r d s . M a y a ls o type f r o m w r i t t e n
c o p y and do s i m p l e c l e r i c a l w o r k . W o r k e r s t r a n s c r i b i n g d ic ta tio n in v o l v i n g
a v a r i e d te c h n i c a l o r s p e c i a l i z e d v o c a b u l a r y such as l e g a l b r i e f s o r r e p o r t s
on s c i e n t i f i c r e s e a r c h a r e no t included.
A w o r k e r who takes d ic ta tio n in
shorthan d o r b y Sten otyp e o r s i m i l a r m a c h in e is c l a s s i f i e d as a s t e n o g r a p h e r .

P e r f o r m s v a r i o u s routine duties such as running e r r a n d s , o p e r a tin g
m i n o r o f f i c e m a c h i n e s such as s e a l e r s o r m a i l e r s , op enin g and d is trib u tin g
m a i l , and o t h e r m i n o r c l e r i c a l w o r k . E x c l u d e p o s itio n s that r e q u i r e o p e r a ti o n
o f a m o t o r v e h i c l e as a s i g n i f i c a n t duty.

T Y P IS T
U s e s a t y p e w r i t e r to m a k e c o p i e s o f v a r i o u s m a t e r i a l s o r to m a k e
out b i l l s a f t e r c a l c u l a t i o n s h a v e been m ad e b y another p e r s o n . M a y include
ty p in g o f s t e n c i l s , m a t s , o r s i m i l a r m a t e r i a l s f o r use in dupli cating p r o c ­
esses.
M a y do c l e r i c a l w o r k in v o lv in g l i t t l e s p e c ia l tr a i n i n g , such as
k e e p i n g s i m p l e r e c o r d s , f i l i n g r e c o r d s and r e p o r t s , o r s o r tin g and d is trib u t in g
in co m in g m ail.
C lass A .
P e r f o r m s one o r m o r e o f the f o l l o w i n g :
T y p in g m a t e r i a l
in f i n a l f o r m when i t i n v o l v e s c om b in in g m a t e r i a l f r o m s e v e r a l s o u r c e s ; o r
r e s p o n s i b i l i t y f o r c o r r e c t s p e l l i n g , s y lla b ic a t io n , punctuation, e tc ., o f t e c h ­
n i c a l o r unusual w o r d s o r f o r e i g n language m a t e r i a l ; o r planning lay ou t and
ty p in g o f c o m p l i c a t e d s t a t i s t i c a l tab le s to m ain ta in u n i f o r m i t y and b a la n ce in
s p a c in g . M a y ty p e routin e f o r m l e t t e r s , v a r y i n g d e ta ils to suit c i r c u m s t a n c e s .
C l a s s B.
P e r f o r m s one o r m o r e o f the fo l l o w i n g : C o p y ty p ing f r o m
rough o r c l e a r d r a f t s ; o r routin e typing o f f o r m s , i n s u r a n ce p o l i c i e s , e tc .;
o r s e ttin g up s i m p l e stan da rd ta bulations; o r cop yin g m o r e c o m p l e x ta b le s
a l r e a d y s e t up and s p a c ed p r o p e r l y .

F IL E C LERK
F i l e s , c l a s s i f i e s , and r e t r i e v e s m a t e r i a l in an e s ta b l i s h e d f i l i n g
s y s t e m . M a y p e r f o r m c l e r i c a l and m anual tasks r e q u i r e d to m a in ta in f i l e s .
P o s i t i o n s a r e c l a s s i f i e d in to l e v e l s on the b a s is o f the f o l l o w i n g d e fin itio n s .
C lass A .
C l a s s i f i e s and ind exes f i l e m a t e r i a l such as c o r r e s p o n d ­
en c e , r e p o r t s , t e c h n i c a l d o c u m e n ts , e tc ., in an e s ta b lis h e d f i l i n g s y s t e m
con tainin g a n u m b e r o f v a r i e d subject m a t t e r f i l e s .
M a y a ls o f i l e this
m a te ria l.
M a y k e e p r e c o r d s o f v a r i o u s ty p es in con junction w it h the f i l e s .
M a y le a d a s m a l l g ro u p o f l o w e r l e v e l f i l e c l e r k s .
C l a s s B.
S o r t s , c o d e s , and f i l e s u n c l a s s i f i e d m a t e r i a l b y s im p le
( s u b j e c t m a t t e r ) h e a d in g s o r p a r t l y c l a s s i f i e d m a t e r i a l b y f i n e r subhead ings.
P r e p a r e s s i m p l e r e l a t e d i n d e x and c r o s s - r e f e r e n c e a id s .
A s re q u e s t e d ,
l o c a t e s c l e a r l y i d e n t i f i e d m a t e r i a l in f i l e s and f o r w a r d s m a t e r i a l .
May
p erform
r e l a t e d c l e r i c a l tas k s r e q u i r e d to main ta in and s e r v i c e f i l e s .
C lass C .
P e r f o r m s routine f i l i n g o f m a t e r i a l that has a l r e a d y been
c l a s s i f i e d o r w h ic h is e a s i l y c l a s s i f i e d in a sim p le s e r i a l c l a s s i f i c a t i o n
s y s t e m (e . g . ,
alphabetical, ch ron ological, o r n u m erica l).
As
r eq u e sted ,
l o c a t e s r e a d i l y a v a i l a b l e m a t e r i a l in f i l e s and f o r w a r d s m a t e r i a l s ; and m a y
f i l l out w i t h d r a w a l c h a r g e .
M a y p e r f o r m s i m p l e c l e r i c a l and m anual tasks
r e q u i r e d to m a i n t a i n and s e r v i c e f i l e s .




S W ITC H B O A R D O P E R A T O R
O p e r a t e s a tele p hon e s w itc h b o a rd o r c o n s o l e u s e d w ith a p r i v a t e
b ra n c h exc h a n g e ( P B X ) s y s t e m to r e l a y i n c o m i n g , outgoing, and i n t r a s y s t e m
calls.
M a y p r o v i d e i n f o r m a t i o n to c a l l e r s , r e c o r d and t r a n s m i t m e s s a g e s ,
k e e p r e c o r d o f c a l l s p l a c e d and t o l l c h a r g e s . B e s i d e s o p e r a tin g a te lephon e
s w itc h b o a r d o r c o n s o l e , m a y a l s o type o r p e r f o r m routin e c l e r i c a l w o r k
(ty p in g o r routine c l e r i c a l w o r k m a y o c c u p y the m a j o r p o r t i o n o f the w o r k e r ' s
t i m e , and is u s u a l l y p e r f o r m e d w h i l e at the s w itc h b o a r d o r c o n s o l e ) . C h i e f
o r l e a d o p e r a t o 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 o p e r a t o r a r e
e x c lu d e d . F o r an o p e r a t o r who a l s o acts as a r e c e p t i o n i s t , se e S w itc h b o a r d
O p erator-R ecep tion ist.
SW IT C H B O A R D O P E R A T O R -R E C E P T IO N IS T
A t a s i n g l e - p o s i t i o n te le p h on e s w itc h b o a rd o r c o n s o l e , ac ts both as
an o p e r a t o r — s ee S w itc h b o a r d O p e r a t o r — and as a r e c e p t i o n i s t . R e c e p t i o n i s t ' s
w o r k i n v o l v e s such duties as g r e e t i n g v i s i t o r s ; d e t e r m i n i n g na ture o f v i s i t o r ' s
b u s in e s s and p r o v i d i n g a p p r o p r i a t e i n f o r m a t i o n ; r e f e r r i n g v i s i t o r to a p p r o ­
p r i a t e p e r s o n in the o r g a n i z a t i o n o r c on tac tin g that p e r s o n by te le p h on e and
a r r a n g i n g an appoin tm en t; k e e p in g a lo g o f v i s i t o r s .
ORDER C LERK
R e c e i v e s c u s t o m e r s ' o r d e r s f o r m a t e r i a l o r m e r c h a n d i s e by m a il,
phone, o r p e r s o n a l l y .
D uties i n v o l v e any c o m b in a tio n o f the f o l l o w i n g :
Quoting p r i c e s to c u s t o m e r s ; m a k in g out an o r d e r sheet l is tin g the i t e m s to
m a k e up the o r d e r ; c heck ing p r i c e s and quantities o f i t e m s on o r d e r sheet;
and d is tr ib u t in g o r d e r sheets to r e s p e c t i v e d e p a rtm e n ts to be f i l l e d .
May
ch e c k w it h c r e d i t d e p a r t m e n t to d e t e r m i n e c r e d i t rating o f c u s t o m e r , a c k n o w l ­
ed ge r e c e i p t o f o r d e r s f r o m c u s t o m e r s , f o l l o w up o r d e r s to see that th ey
h a v e b e en f i l l e d , k e e p f i l e o f o r d e r s r e c e i v e d , and c h e c k shipping i n v o i c e s
w ith o r i g i n 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 ac counting c l e r i c a l tasks such as p ostin g to
r e g i s t e r s and l e d g e r s ; r e c o n c i l i n g bank accoun ts ; v e r i f y i n g the i n t e r n a l c o n ­
s i s t e n c y , c o m p l e t e n e s s , and m a t h e m a t i c a l a c c u r a c y o f ac counting docum ents ;
a s s i g n i n g p r e s c r i b e d ac coun ting d i s t r i b u t i o n c o d e s ; e x a m in in g and v e r i f y i n g
f o r c l e r i c a l a c c u r a c y v a r i o u s ty p e s o f r e p o r t s , l i s t s , c a lc u la tio n s , posting,
e t c . ; o r p r e p a r i n g s i m p l e o r a s s i s t i n g in p r e p a r i n g m o r e c o m p l i c a t e d j o u rn a l
vouchers.
M a y w o r k in e i t h e r a m anua l o r autom ated accounting s y s t e m .
T h e w o r k r e q u i r 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 i c e p r a c ­
t i c e s and p r o c e d u r e s w h ich r e l a t e s to the c l e r i c a l p r o c e s s i n g and r e c o r d i n g
o f t r a n s a c t i o n s and ac coun ting i n f o r m a t i o n .
W ith e x p e r i e n c e , the w o r k e r
t y p i c a l l y b e c o m e s f a m i l i a r w ith the b o o k k e e p in g and accounting t e r m s and
p r o c e d u r e s u s e d in the a s s i g n e d w o r k , but is no t r e q u i r e d to ha ve a k n o w le d g e
o f the f o r m a l p r i n c i p l e s o f b oo k k e e p in g and accou nting.
Positio n s
d efin ition s:

are

classified

into

levels

on

the b a s is of

the

follow ing

ACCOUNTING CLERK— Continued

MACHINE BILLER— Continued

C lass A .
Un der g e n e r a l s u p e r v i s i o n , p e r f o r m s ac counting c l e r i c a l
o p e r a tio n s which r e q u i r e the ap p lic a tion o f e x p e r i e n c e and ju d g m e n t, f o r
e x a m p l e , c l e r i c a l l y p r o c e s s i n g c o m p l i c a t e d o r n o n r e p e t i t i v e ac cou nting t r a n s ­
ac tio ns , s e l e c t i n g am on g a substantial v a r i e t y o f p r e s c r i b e d ac counting c o d e s
and c l a s s i f i c a t i o n s , o r tr a c i n g tr a n s a c tio n s th ro ugh p r e v i o u s ac counting
actions to d e t e r m i n e s o u r c e of d i s c r e p a n c i e s .
M a y be a s s i s t e d by one o r
m o r e c l a s s B accou nting c l e 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 oo kk e e p ing m a c h in e (with o r
without a t y p e w r i t e r k e yb oa rd ) to p r e p a r e c u s t o m e r s ' b ills as p a r t o f the
accounts r e c e i v a b l e op e r a tio n .
G e n e r a l l y i n v o l v e s the sim u ltane o u s e n tr y o f
f i g u r e s on c u s t o m e r s ' l e d g e r r e c o r d . T h e m a c h in e a u t o m a t i c a l l y ac c u m u la te s
f i g u r e s on a number o f v e r t i c a l c o lu m n s and c o m p u te s and u sually p rin ts
a u t o m a ti c a l l y the debit o r c r e d i t b a l a n c e s .
D o e s not i n v o l v e a k n o w le dg e
o f boo kkeeping.
W o rk s f r o m u n i fo r m and stan da rd ty p es o f s a le s and
c r e d i t s lip s .

C l a s s B.
Under c l o s e s u p e r v i s i o n , f o l l o w i n g d e ta i l e d i n 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 f o r m s one o r m o r e routine ac cou nting c l e r ­
i c a l o p e r a t i o n s , such as posting to l e d g e r s , c a r d s , o r w o r k s h e e t s w h e r e
id e n ti f i c a ti o n o f i t e m s and l o c a t io n s o f postin gs a r e c l e a r l y in d ic ate d ; c heck ing
a c c u r a c y and c o m p l e t e n e s s o f s ta n d a rd iz e d and r e p e t i t i v e r e c o r d s o r
accoun ting d oc u m e n ts ; and c o d i n g
d ocum ents using a f e w p r e s c r i b e d
accounting 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 TO R
O p e r a t e s a b ookk eep in g m ac h in e (with o r without a t y p e w r i t e r k e y ­
b oard) to k e ep a r e c o r d o f b u siness tr a n s a c tio n s .
C lass A.
K e e p s a set o f r e c o r d s r e q u i r i n g a k n o w le d g e o f and
e x p e r i e n c e in b a s ic b ookk eep in g p r i n c i p l e s , and f a m i l i a r i t y with the s tru c tu re
o f the p a r t i c u l a r ac cou nting s y s t e m used.
D e t e r m i n e s p r o p e r r e c o r d s and
d is trib u t io n o f debit and c r e d i t i t e m s to be used in each phas e o f the w o r k .
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 , balan ce s h e e ts , and oth e r r e c o r d s by hand.

C l a s s B.
K e e p s a r e c o r d o f one o r m o r e phases o r s e c t io n s o f a
set of r e c o r d s u suall y r e q u i r i n g l i t t l e k no w le dg e o f b as ic b oo kk e e p in g . P h a s e s
o r se ctio n s in clude accounts p a y a b le , p a y r o l l , c u s t o m e r s ' accounts (not
including a s im p le typ e of b illin g d e s c r i b e d under m a c h in e b i l l e r ) , cos t d i s ­
tr ibution, exp e n s e d is trib u t io n , in v e n t o r y c o n tr o l, e tc .
M a y ch e c k o r a s s i s t
in p r e p a r a t i o n o f t r i a l b a la n c e s and p r e p a r e c o n t r o l sheets f o r the ac cou nting
d e p a rtm e n t.

Com pute s w a g e s o f c om p an y e m p l o y e e s and e n t e r s the n e c e s s a r y
data on the p a y r o l l sheets .
D uties i n v o l v e :
C a lc u la tin g w o r k e r s ' e a r n i n g s
based on tim e o r produc tion r e c o r d s ; and p os tin g c a l c u l a t e d data on p a y r o l l
sheet, showing i n f o r m a ti o n such as w o r k e r ' s n a m e , w o r k i n g d a y s, t i m e , r a te ,
dedu ctions f o r in s u ran ce , and to tal w a g e s due.
M a y m ak e out p a y c h e c k s and
a s s i s t p a y m a s te r in m ak in g up and d i s t r i b u t i n g pay e n v e l o p e s .
M a y use a
c a lc u la tin g m achine.
K E YPU N C H OPERATOR
O p e ra t e s a keypunch m ac h in e to r e c o r d o r v e r i f y
n u m e r i c data on tabulating c a r d s o r on tape.
P ositions
d e fin itio n s .

are

classified

into

levels

on

the

alp ha be tic

and/or

b asis o f the f o l l o w i n g

C la s s A . W o rk r e q u i r e s the a p p lic a tio n o f e x p e r i e n c e and jud g m e nt
in s e l e c t i n g p r o c e d u r e s to be f o l l o w e d and in s e a r c h i n g f o r , i n t e r p r e t i n g ,
s e l e c t i n g , o r cod ing i t e m s to be k eyp unch ed f r o m a v a r i e t y o f s o u r c e d o c u ­
m e n ts .
On o c c a s io n m a y a ls o p e r f o r m s o m e r ou tin e keypunch w o r k .
May
tr a in in e x p e r i e n c e d keypunch o p e r a t o r s .
C la s s B . W o rk is routine and r e p e t i t i v e .
U nder c l o s e s u p e r v i s i o n
o r f o l l o w i n g s p e c i f i c p r o c e d u r e s o r i n s t r u c t i o n s , w o r k s f r o m v a r i o u s s ta n ­
d a r d i z e d sourc e docum ents which ha ve been c o d e d , and f o l l o w s s p e c i f i e d
p r o c e d u r e s which have been p r e s c r i b e d in d e t a i l and r e q u i r e l i t t l e o r no
s e l e c t i n g , cod ing, o r i n t e r p r e t i n g o f data to be r e c o r d e d . R e f e r s to s u p e r v i s o r
p ro b lem s arising fro m erron eous ite m s o r codes or m is s in g info rm atio 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 IN 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 i l l s , and i n v o i c e s on a m a c h in e o t h e r than an
ordinary or e le ctro m a tic typ ew rite r.
M a y a ls o k e ep r e c o r d s as to b il l i n g s
o r shipping c h a r g e s o r p e r f o r m ot h e r c l e r i c a l w o r k in c id e n ta l to b i l l i n g
o p e r a ti o n s .
F o r w a g e study p u r p o s e s , m ac h in e b i l l e r s a r e c l a s s i f i e d by ty pe
o f m a c h in e , as f o l l o w s :

B illin g -m a ch in e b i l l e r .
U s e s a s p e c i a l b i l l i n g m ac h in e (c o m b in a tio n
ty ping and adding m a c h in e ) to p r e p a r e b i l l s and i n v o i c e s f r o m c u s t o m e r s '
purch ase o r d e r s , i n t e r n a l l y p r e p a r e d o r d e r s , shipping m e m o r a n d a , etc.
U s u all y i n v o l v e s ap p lic a tion o f p r e d e t e r m i n e d d is co unts and shipping c h a r g e s
and e n t r y o f n e c e s s a r y e x te n s i o n s , which m a y o r m a y not be com pute d on
the b i llin g m a c h in e , and to tals which a r e a u t o m a t i c a l l y ac c um ula te d by
m ac h in e .
T h e o p e r a t i o n u suall y i n v o l v e s a l a r g e n u m b er o f c a r b o n c o p i e s
o f the b i l l b eing p r e p a r e d and is often done on a fa n fo ld m ac h in e .




O p e r a t e s one o r a v a r i e t y o f m a c h i n e s such as the t a b u la to r , c a l c u ­
l a t o r , c o l l a t o r , i n t e r p r e t e r , s o r t e r , r e p r o d u c i n g punch, e tc .
E x c lu d e d f r o m
this d e fin ition a r e w o r k i n g s u p e r v i s o r s .
A l s o e x c lu d e d a r e o p e r a t o r s o f
e l e c t r o n i c d i g it a l c o m p u t e r s , e v en though th ey m a y a ls o o p e r a t e e l e c t r i c
accounting m achin e equ ip m en t.
Positions
d e fin itio n s .

are

cla s s ifie d

into

le v els

on

the

b as is o f the f o l l o w i n g

C l a s s A . P e r f o r m s c o m p l e t e r e p o r t i n g and tabulating a s s i g n m e n t s
in clud in g d e v is in g d i f fi c u l t c o n t r o l p a n e l w i r i n g un der g e n e r a l s u p e r v i s i o n .
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 a v a r i e t y o f lo n g and c o m p l e x r e p o r t s wh ich
often a r e i r r e g u l a r o r n o n r e c u r r i n g , r e q u i r i n g s o m e planning o f the natu re
and sequencing o f o p e r a tio n s , and the use o f a v a r i e t y o f m a c h i n e s .
Is

T A B U L A T I N G - M A C H I N E O P E R A T O R — Continued

T A B U E A T I N G - M A C H I N E O P E R A T O R --- Continued

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 ne w o p e r a t o r s in m achin e o p e r a tio n s o r t r 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 t i n g sequ e nc e s
o f lon g and c o m p l e x r e p o r t s .
D oe s not include pos itions in which w i r i n g
r e s p o n s i b i l i t y is l i m i t e d to s e l e c t i o n and in 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 ad dition to the s i m p l e r m a c h in e s used by
class C op era 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 ac h in e o p e r a ti o n s .

C l a s s B.
P e r f o r m s w o r k a c c o r d in g to es tab lis h e d p r o c e d u r e s and
under s p e c i f i c in 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 lv 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 of 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 tab u la tin g o r e l e c t r i c a l accounting m a c h i n e s such as

C l a s s C . Un der 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 im p le tabulating
o r e l e c t r i c a l ac counting 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 in 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 , in d iv id u a l s o r ti 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 tio n s .
M ay 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 s om 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 , BUSINESS

C O M P U T E 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 te p r o c e d u r e s f o r s olv in g
th 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 eq uip m en t.
Develops a com plete
d e s c r i p t i o n of a l l s p e c i f i c a t i o n s need ed to enab le p r o g r a m m e r s to p r e p a r e
req u ire d d igital com puter p ro g r a m s .
W o rk i n v o l v e s m o s t o f the f o l l o w i n g :
A 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 con dit io 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 nu 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 used; ou tlines actions 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 ta il 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 this i n v o l v e s p r e p a r a t i o n of
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 lo 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 te m s ; and r e c o m m e n d s e q u ip ­
m e n t c h a n ge s to obta in m o r e e f f e c t i v e o v e r a l l op e r ation 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 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 a n a l y s ts i f th is is the s k i l l used to d e te r m i n e t h e i r pay.)

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 ainta ining
accou nts r e c e i v a b l e in a r e t a i l e s ta b l i s h m e n t, o r m ain ta in in g in v e n t o r y
accou nts 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 te m s
to be ap p li ed.

D o e s not in c lu 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 e n t o r s u p e r v i s i o n o f o t h e r e l e c t r o n i c 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 a n a l y s ts p r i m a r i l y c o n c e r n e d with s c ie n ti f i c o r e n g i n e e r i n g p r o b l e m s .
F o r w a g e study p u r p o s e s , s y s te m s analy sts 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 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 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 of s ys te m a n a ly s is .
P ro b le m 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 lo p s an i n t e g r a te d p ro d u c tio n s c h e d ­
uli n g, i n v e n t o r y c o n t r o l , c o s t a n a l y s i s , and s ale s a n a lys is r e c o r d in which
e v e r y i t e m o f e a c h ty p e is a u t o m a t i c a l l y p r o c e s s e d through the fu ll 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 l l o w u p actio ns a r e in 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 im p l i c a t io n s o f ne w 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 .
M ak e s r e c o m m e n d a t i o n s , i f n e e d e d,
f o r a p p r o v a l o f m a j o r s y s t e m s in s ta lla tio n s o r changes and f o r obtaining
e q u ip m en t.

who a r e

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

d irection

to

low er

le v e l system s

a n a lys ts

C lass B .
W o r k s i n d 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 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 ly 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 ca 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 te d .
(F o r exam ple,




BUSINESS— Continued

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 te 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 as s ig n m e n ts and
r e c e i v e s in s tr u c ti o n and guidance 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 ins ure p r o p e r
a lig n m e n t with the o v e r a l l s y s t e m .
C l a s s 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 ly ­
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 sig 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 a p p lic a tio n o f p r o c e d u r e s and
skills req u ire d fo r s y stem s analysis w o rk .
F o r e x a m p l e , m a y a s s i s t a h ig h e r
l e v e l s y s t e m s an alys 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 alyst.
C O M P U T E R P R O G R A M M E R , B USINE S S
C o n v e r t s s ta te m e n ts of 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 an alys 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 whic h 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 autom atic data p r o c e s s i n g equip m en t.
W o rk in g f r o m
c h a r t s o r d i a g r a m s , 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 an ip u ­
lation 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 subject 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 w h ich data w i l l be
p r o c e s s e d ; c o n v e r t s th e s e c h a r ts to c od e d in s t r u c t i o n s f o r m a c h in e to fo 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 op 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 TE :
W o r k e r s p e r f o r m i n g both
s y s t e m s a n a 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 alysts
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 pay.)

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COMPUTER OPERATOR

D o e s not includ 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 ent o r s u p e r v i s i o n o f other 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 ito 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 t e r to
p r o c e s s data a c c o r d in g to o p e r a tin 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 ork in c lu d e s m o s t o f the f o l l o w i n g : Studies in s t r u c t i o n s to
d e t e r m i n e equ ipmen t setup and o p e r a t i o n s ; loa ds equ ip m en t w ith r e q u i r e d
i t e m s (tap e r e e l s , c a r d s , e tc . ); s w itc h e s n e c e s s a r y a u x i l i a r y e qu ip m en t into
c i r c u i t , and sta rts and o p e r a t e s c o m p u t e r ; m a k e s ad ju s tm e n ts to c o m p u t e r to
c o r r e c t op e r a tin g p r o b l e m s and m e e t s p e c i a l c o n 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 op e r a tio 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 ain ta in s o p e r a t i n g r e c o r d s .
M a y t e s t and a s s i s t in
c o r re c tin 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 lass A .
W o r k s ind ep end ently o r un der on ly g e n e r a l d i r e c t i o n on
c o m p l e x p r o b l e m s 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 phas e s o f p r o g r a m m i n g
concepts 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 na ture 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 routine;
plans the f u l l r a n g e o f p r o g r a m m i n g ac tio ns 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 te 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 t e r equipm 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 ucts f r o m
n u m erous and d i v e r s e data e l e m e n t s .
A 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 actions m u s t o c c u r .
T h i s r e q u i r e s such actions as
d e v e lo p m e n t o f c o m m o n o p e r a t i o n s wh ic h can be r e u s e d , e s ta b l i s h m e n t o f
linkage points b e tw e e n o p e r a t i o n s , ad ju stm ents to data when p r o g r a m r e q u i r e ­
m en ts e x c e e d c o m p u te r s t o r a g e c a p a c i ty , and substantial m anip u lation 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 func tio nal 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 ig n e d to a s s i s t .

C l a s s B.
W o r k s in d ep end ently o r un der on 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 ts o f c o m p l e x p r o g r a m s .
P r o g r a m s ( o r s e g m e n ts ) u s u ally 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 r e e v a r i e d s e qu e n c e s o r f o r m a t s .
R e p o r t s and l i s t i n g s a r e pro d u c ed by
r e fin in g , adaptin g, a r r a y i n g , o r m a k in g m i n o r additions to o r d e le t io n s f r o m
input data wh ic h a r e r e a d i l y a v a i l a b l e .
W h ile n u m e r ou s r e c o r d s m a y be
p r o c e s s e d , the data have been r e f i n e d in p r i o r ac tio ns so that the a c c u r a c y
and sequencing o f data can be t e s t e d b y using a f e w rou tin 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 ls with 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 (as 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 irection of a higher le v e l p r o g r a m m e r or su p e rv is o r .
M ay 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 ep end ently p e r f o r m i n g l e s s d i f fi c u l t tasks a s s ig n e d ,
and p e r f o r m i n g m o r e d i f fi c u l t ta s k s under 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 tr 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 ap 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 on cep ts u s u a lly le a r n e d in f o r m a l tr a i n i n g c o u r s e s .
Assign m en ts are
d e sig 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 sta ndard p r o c e d u r e s to
routine p r o b l e m s . R e c e i v e s c l o s e s u p e r v i s i o n on new a s p e c t s o f a s s i g n m e n ts ;
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

cla s s ifie d

as

follo w s:
C l a s s A . O p e ra t e 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 ,
a c o m p u t e r running p r o g r a m s with 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 fr e q u e n tl y te s te d and in t r o d u c e d ; sc h e d u lin g r e q u i r e m e n t s
a r e o f c r i t i c a l im p o r t a n c e to m i n i m i z e d o w n ti m 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 ig n so that i d e n tific a tio 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 to 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 .
C l a s s B . O p e r a t e 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 ,
a c o m p u t e r running p r o g r a m s with 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 ta 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 is ; 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 lte rn ate 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 ne e d s
m a j o r chan ge o r cannot be c o r r e c t e d w ith in a r e a s o n a b l y s h o rt t i m e .
In
c o m m o n e r r o r situat ions, d ia 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 action.
This
u s u ally i n v o l v e s ap 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 s te p s , o r using
standa rd c o r r e c t i o n te chniq ues.
OR
O p e r a t e s under 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 ts o f p r o g r a m s with the c h a r a c t e r i s t i c s d e s c r i b e d f o r c l a s s A .
M ay
a s s i s t a h ig h e r l e v e l o p e r a t o r by i n 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 fi 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 t r u c t i o n s and
w ith f r e q u e n t r e v i e w o f o p e r a tio n s p e r f o r m e d .

expected
a b i l i t y to
received
operator

C l a s s C . W o r k s on routine p r o g r a m s under c l o s e s u p e r v i s i o n .
Is
to d e v e lo 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 e qu ip m en t used and
d e te ct p r o b l e m s in v o l v e d in running ro u tin e p r o g r a m s .
U s u a l l y has
s om e f o r m a l tr a in in 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 ig 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 la s s A . P lan s the g r a p h ic 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 ha vin g
d i s t i n c t i v e design fe 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 f t i n g
precedents.
W o rk s in c l o s e sup por t w ith the d e s i g n o r i g i n a t o r , and m a y
r e c o m m e n d m i n o r d e s ig n ch an ge s .
A n a l y z e s the e f f e c t of e ach chan ge on the
d e t a i l s o f f o r m , function, 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 in im u m of s u p e r v i s o r y a s s i s t a n c e .
C o m p l e t e d w o r k is
r e v i e w e d by d esign o r i g i n a t o r f o r c o n s 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 tio n s .
M ay e i t h e r p r e p a r e d r a w i n g s o r d i r e c t t h e i r p r e p a r a t i o n by l o w e r
le v e l dra fters.

D RAFT ER— Continued

iMJECTRONICS TECHNICIAN— Continued

C lass B .
P e r f o r m s nonroutine and c o m p l e x d r a ft i n g a s s i g n m e n ts
that r e q u i r e the a p p l i c a t i o n o f m o s t o f the sta n d a rd ize d d r a w i n g te c hn iq u e s
r e g u l a r l y used .
Duties t y p i c a l l y i n v o l v e such w o rk a s :
P r e p a r e s w orking
d r a w i n g s o f s u b a s s e m b l i e s w it h i r r e g u l a r shapes, m u l t i p l e functions, 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 etw een com ponen 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 i n g s f o r c o n s t r u c t i o n o f a build ing including d e t a i l d r a w i n g s o f foun­
d a tio n s , w a l l s e c t i o n s , f l o o r pla ns, and r o o f .
Uses a c c e p t e d f o r m u l a s and
m a n u a ls in m a k i n g n e c e s s a r y com putations to d e t e r m i n e qu a n titie s o f
m a t e r i a l s to be u s e d , lo a d c a p a c i t i e s , s tren gths, 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 ic 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 equac 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
equ 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 ra d io and t e l e v i s i o n
s ets; p ro d u c tion 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 o s 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 tr u m e n ts ; te c h n ic ia n s who have a d m in is tr a tiv 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 ra w in g s o f single 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 t i o n , m an u fa c tu rin g , o r r e p a i r p u r p o s e s .
Types of
d r a w i n g s p r e p a r e d in c lu d e i s o m e t r i c p r o j e c t i o n s (d e p ic tin g t h r e e d i m e n s i o n s
in a c c u r a t e 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 on e n ts
and c o n v e y n e e d e d i n f o r m a t i o n .
C o n s o lid a te s de tails f r o m a n u m b e r o f
s o u r c e s and ad ju sts o r t r a n s p o s e s s c ale as r e q u i r e d .
S u gg e sted m e t h o d s o f
a p p ro a c 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 ic e on source 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 .
In 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 i g 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 dur ing p r o g r e s s .

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

are

cla s s ifie d

into

levels

on the

b a s i s of the f o llo w in g

C l a s s A . A p p l i e s ad vanced 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 os e that t y p i c a l l y cannot be s o l v 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 rk in g on e l e c ­
t r o n i c equip m en t.
E x a m p l e s o f such p r o b l e m s in clude lo catio 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 a lfu n c tio n s , and fre qu en t
en gin eerin g changes.
W ork in v o lve s :
A d e t a i l e d understanding of 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 i n 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 by 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 id e
t e c h n i c a l guidance to l o w e r l e v e l te c h n ic ia n s .

D R A F TE R -TR A C E R

C o p i e s plans and d r a w i n g s p r e p a r e d by o th e rs b y p la c i n 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 i n g s and t r a c i n g with pen o r p e n c il.
(D o e s not
in c lu d e t r a c i n g l i m i t e d to pla ns p r i m a r i l y c o n s is tin g o f s tr a ig h t l in e s and a
l a r g e s c a l e not r e q u i r i n g c l o s e d e lin e a tio n .)
AND/OR
P r e p a r e s s i m p l e o r r e p e t i t i v e d ra w in g s o f e a s i l y v i s u a l i z e d i t e m s .
W o r k i s c l o s e l y s u p e r v i s e d d urin g p r o g r e s s .

C l a s s B.
A p p l i e s c o m p r e h e n s i v e t e c h n i c a l k n o w le d g e to s o lv 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 l v 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 anua ls o r s i m i l a r d oc u m e n ts ) in w o rk in g on
e l e c t r o n i c equ ip m en t.
Work in v o lve 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 s equence and in s e le c tin 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 all y 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 ic ia 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 hig he r
l e v e l te 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 ac c e pted
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 .

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 t y p e s o f e l e c t r o n i c equip m ent and r e l a t e d d e v i c e s
b y p e r f o r m i n g one o r a c o m b i n a ti o n o f the fo l l o w i n g :
In s t a l l i n g , m a in 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 l e s h o o ti n g , m o d ify in g , c on stru c tin g, and te s tin 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 l i c a ti o 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 alfu n c tio n s , and s k ill to put equ ip m en t in
r e q u i r e d o p e r a t i n g c o n d it io n .

T h e e q u ip m e n t— c o n s i s t i 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 t i p l e r e p e t i t i o n o f the s a m 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 t r a n s m i tti n g and r e c e i v i n g e qu ip 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 l e p h o n e , son ar, n a vig a tio n a l a i d s ) , (b) d i g i t a l and
a n a log 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
equ ip m en t.




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 im p le or
routine tas k s in w o r k i n g on e l e c t r o n i c equ ip m en t, f o l l o w i n g d e taile d i n s t r u c ­
tions w h ic h c o v e r v i r t u a l l y a l l 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
ta s k s as:
A s s i s t i n g h ig h e r l e v e l te 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 in 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 l s and c o m m o n test 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 .
T h is
k n o w le d g e , h o w e v e r , m a y be a c q u i r e d th ro ugh as s ig n m e n ts d e sig n e d to
i n c r e a s e c o m p e t e n c e (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
ad vance to h i g h e r l e v e l te c h n ic ia n .
R e c e i v e s t e c h n i c a l gu 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 ic ia 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 i v e n d e taile d r e v i e w
when n e w o r ad v an c e d a s s i g n m e n t s a r e i n v o l v e d .

REGISTERED INDUSTRIAL NURSE

REGISTERED INDUSTRIAL NURSE--- 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 i n j u r e d e m p l o y e e s o r ot h e r p e r s o n s who b e c o m e i l l o r
s u ffe r an a c c id e n t on the p r e m i s e s o f a f a c t o r y o r oth e r e s t a b lis h m e n t.
Duties 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 ju red ; 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 p atients 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 ti o n o r

o t h e r p u r p o s es ; a s s i s t i n g in p h y s i c a l e x a m i n a t i o 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 educ ation, accid en t p r e v e n t i o n , e v a l u a ti o 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 ffe c t in g the health, w e l f a r e , and s a f e ty 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 rs 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 rs e ar e exclu ded.

Maintenance, Toolroom, and Powerplant
M AIN TE N A N C E C A R P E N T E R

M A I N T E N A N C E 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 s t ru c t arid m ain ta in
in good r e p a i r b uil d in g w o o d w o r k and equip m en t such as bins, c r i b s , c o u n te r s ,
benches, 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 ood
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 lan n in g and
laying 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 i n s tr u c tio n s ;
using a v a r i e t y of c a r p e n t e r ' s ha ndto ols , p o r ta b le p o w e r t o o l s , and sta ndard
m e a s u r i n g in s tr u m e n ts ; m a k in g standard shop c om p uta tions 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 ain te n a n c e c a r p e n t 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 ­
ence 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 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 a k in g r e p a i r s o f
m e t a l p a r t s of m e c h a n i c a l e quip m en t o p e r a t e d in an e s t a b l i s h m e n t .
W o rk
i n v o l v e s m o s t of 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 i n s tr u c ti o n s and s p e c i ­
f i c a t i o n s ; planning and la y in g out o f w o r k ; using a v a r i e t y o f m a c h i n i s t ' s
hand to 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 ; s e ttin g up and o p e r a t i n g
standard m achin e t o o l s ; shaping o f m e t a l p a r t s to c l o s e t o l e r a n c e s ; m a k in g
standard shop com puta tions 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 , t o o l i n g , f e e d s ,
and s p ee d s o f m achin in g; k no w ledge 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 le c tin g standard m a t e r i a l s , p a r t s , and e q u ip m e n t r e q u i r e d f o r this
w o r k ; and fitting 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 equ ip m 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 rounded 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 us uall y a c q u ir 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 i n i n g and e x p e r i e n c e .

M AIN TE N A N C E E L E C T R IC IA N
M A I N T E N A N C E M E C H A N IC (M ach in ery )
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 fu nctions such as the i n s t a l ­
lation, m a in te n a n c e , o r r e p a i r o f equip 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 ti l i z a ti o n o f e l e c t r i c e n e r g y in an e s ta b lis h m e n t.
W ork in v o lve s m ost
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 o f e l e c t r i c a l e q u ip ­
m ent such as g e n e r a t o r s , t r a n s f o r m e r s , s w itc h b o a 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 , he atin 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
equipm ent; w o r k i n g f r o m b l u e p rin ts , d r a w i n g s , lay ou ts, o r oth e r s p e c i f i ­
c ations; lo c a t in g and d i a g n o s in g tr 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 ­
ment; w o r k i n g standa rd com p utatio ns r e l a t i n g to loa d r e q u i r e m e n t s o f w i r i n g
o r e l e c t r i c a l e 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 te s ti 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 o f 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 rou nded 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 qu iv a le n t tr a in in g and e x p e r i e n c e .

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

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 es o f paint r e q u i r e d f o r d i f f e r e n t ap 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 by r e m o v i n g old fin is h o r by p la c in g putty o r f i l l e r in n a il 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 , w h ite le a d , and ot 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 is te n c y . In g e n e r a l , the w o r k o f the m ain te n an c e p a i n t e r r e q u i r e s roun ded
tr a in in 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 qu iv ale n t t r a i n i n g and e x p e r i e n c e .




R e p a i r s m a c h i n e r y o r m e c h a n i c a l e q u ip m e n t o f 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 : 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 qu ip m en t to d ia gnose s o u r c e o f t r o u b l e ; d i s m a n t l i n g o r p a r t l y d i s m a n 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 us e o f handtools in
s c r a p i n g and fit tin g p a r ts ; r e p l a c i n g b r o k e n o r d e f e c t i v e p a r t s with i t e m s
obta in ed 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 b y a
m a c h in e shop o r sending the m ac 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 itte 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 t s 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 adjustm ents 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 ec h an 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 ally
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 ­
ence.
E xclu d ed f r o m th is c l a s s i f i c a t i o n a r e w o r k e r s w h o s e p r i m a r y duties
i n v o l v e setting up o r adjustin g m a c h i n e s .
M A IN T E N A N C E M E C H A N IC (M otor V e h ic le s )
R e p a i r s a u t o m o b ile s , b u s e s , m o t o r t r u c k s , and t r a c t o r s o f an e s t a b ­
lis h m 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 : E x a m i n i n g a u t o m o t i v e e q u i p ­
m en t to d ia gnose s ou r c e o f tr o u b l e ; d i s a s s e m b l i n g e q u ip m en t and p e r f o r m i n g
r e p a i r s that in v o l v e the use o f such ha nd too ls 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 equ ipm en t in d i s a s s e m b l i n g o r f i t t i n g p a r ts ; 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 arts f r o m stock; g r i n d i n g and ad jus tin g 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 j u s t­
m e n ts ; and ali gning w h e e l s , adjusting b r a k e s and lig h ts , o r t i g h te n in g body
b o l ts .
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 a in te n a n c e m e c h a n i c
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 l l y a c q u i r e d th ro ugh a f o r m a l
a p p re 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 .

M AINTENANCE MECHANIC (Motor Vehicles)— Continued

M AINTENANCE TRADES H ELPE R— Continued

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

the h e l p e r is p e r m i t t e d to p e r f o r m v a r i e s f r o m trad e to tr a d e :
In s om e
t r a d e s the h e l p e r is c on fin e d to sup plying, li f t i n g , and hold in g m a t e r i a l s and
t o o l s , and c le an 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 a c h in e o p e r a t i o n s , o r p a r ts o f a tr a d e that a r e a ls o p e r f o r m e d
b y w o r k e r s on a f u l l - t i m e b a s i s .

M A IN T E 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 , ste am , gas, o r oth e r ty pes o f pip e and
p i p e f i t t in g s 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 of 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 in g s o r oth 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 le ngth 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 ip e-c u ttin g m a c h in e s ; th re a d in g
p ip e w ith s toc k s and d i e s ; bending pipe b y h a n d - d r i v e n o r p o w e r - d r i v e n
m a c h i n e s ; a s s e m b l i n g p ip e w ith cou plin gs and faste nin g p ip e to h a n g e r s ;
m a k i n g s tan da rd shop c o m p u ta tio n s r e la tin g to p r e s s u r e s , flo 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 sta ndard te s ts to d e t e r m i n e w h e t h e r fin is h e d pipes
m e e t sp ecificatio n s.
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 i p e f i t t 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 ir 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 tr 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 e d in i n s t a l l i n g and r e p a i r i n g building sanitation o r he ating s y s t e m s
a r e e x c lu d e d .
M A IN TE N A N C E S H E E T -M E T A L WORKER
F a b r i c a t e s , i n s t a l l s , and m ain ta in s in good r e p a i r the s h e e t - m e t a l
e q u i p m e n t and f i x t u r e s (s uc h as m ac h in e guards, 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 in g ) o f 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 : Plannin g and la y in g out a l l ty p es o f
s h e e t - m e t a l m a i n te n a n c e w o r k f r o m b lu ep rin ts, m o d e l s , o r o t h e r s p e c i f i ­
c a ti o n s ; s e ttin g up and o p e r a t i n g a l l a v a i l a b l e ty pes of s h e e t - m e t a l w o r k i n g
m a c h i n e s ; u sin g a v a r i e t y o f ha ndto ols in cutting, bending, f o r m i n g , shaping,
f ittin g , and a s s e m b l i n g ; and in 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 rounded
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 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 .

M A C H IN E - T O O L O P E R A T O R (T O O L R O O M )
S p e c i a l i z e s in o p e r a ti n g one o r m o r e than one type o f m achine
t o o l ( e . g . , j i g b o r e r , g rin d in g m ac h in e , engine lath e, m i l l i n g m a c h in e ) to
m a c h in e m e t a l f o r use in m ak in g o r m a in ta in in g j i g s , f i x t u r e s , cutting to o ls ,
g au g es , o r m e t a l d ie s o r m o l d s u s e d in shaping o r f o r m i n g m e t a l o r
n o n m e t a l l i c m a t e r i a l ( e . g . , p l a s t i c , p l a s t e r , ru b be r, g l a s s ) .
W ork typ ica lly
involves:
Pla nn ing 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 tio n s whic h
r e q u i r e 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 ; setting up m achine
t o o l o r to o l s ( e . g . , in s t a l l cutting to o ls and ad just gu id es , stops, w o rk in g
t a b le s , and ot h e r c o n t r o l s to handle the s i z e o f stock to be m ac h in e d ;
d e t e r m i n e p r o p e r f e e d s , sp ee d s , to o lin g , and o p e r a t i o n sequence o r s e l e c t
th o s e p r e s c r i b e d in d r a w i n g s , b lu e p rin ts , o r l a y o u t s ); using a v a r i e t y o f
p r e c i s i o n m e a s u r i n g i n s tr u m e n ts ; m ak in g n e c e s s a r y ad ju stm ents during
m a c h in 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 d im e n s i o n s to v e r y c l o s e t o l e r a n c e s .
M a y be r e q u i r e d to s e l e c t p r o p e r coo lan ts and cutting and l u b r ic a tin g o ils ,
to r e c o g n i z e when to o ls need d r e s s i n g , and to d r e s s t o o l s .
In g e n e r a l , the
w o r k o f a m a c h i n e - t o o l o p e r a t o r ( t o o l r o o m ) at the s k i l l l e v e l c a lle d f o r in
this c l a s s i f i c a t i o n r e q u i r e s e x t e n s i v e k n o w le d g e o f 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 l l y a c q u i r e d through c o n s i d e r a b l e o n - t h e - j o b trainin g and
exp erien ce.
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 , this c l a s s i f i c p t i o n does not
include m a c h i n e - t o o l o p e r a t o r s ( t o o l r o o m ) e m p l o y e d in t o o l and die jobbing
shops.

M IL L W R IG H T

T O O L A N D DIE M A K E R

I n s t a l l s n e w m a c h i n e s o r h e a v y equipment, 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 qu ip m en t when changes in the plant lay ou t a r e
req u ired.
W o r k i n v o l v e s m o s t of the f o l l o w i n g :
Pla nning and l a y in g out
w o r k ; i n t e r p r e t i n g b l u e p r i n t s o r ot 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 ha ndt o o l s and r i g g i n g ; m a k in g sta n da rd shop com putations r e l a t i n g to s t r e s s e s ,
s tr e n g t h 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 ; ali gning and b a la n cin g e q u i p ­
m en t; s e l e c t i n g s tan da rd t o o l s , equip m en t, and p a r ts to be used; and i n s ta llin g
and m a i n ta i n i n g in g o o d o r d e r p o w e r t r a n s m i s s i o n equip m en t such as d r i v e s
and s p ee d r e d u c e r s . In g e n e r a l , the m i l l w r i g h t ' s w o rk n o r m a l l y r e q u i r e s a
rounded 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 .

C o n s tr u c ts and r e p a i r s j i g s , f i x t u r e s , cutting to o ls , gauges, o r
m e t a l d ie s o r m o l d s used in shaping o r f o r m i n g m e t a l or n o n m e ta llic
m a t e r i a l ( e . g . , p l a s t i c , p l a s t e r , r ub ber, g l a s s ) .
W o rk typ ica lly in v o lv e s :
P la n 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 lu e p rin ts , d ra w in g s , o r
o t h e r w r i t t e n o r o r a l s p e c i f i c a t i o n s ; u n de rs tand in g 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 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 , to ols , and
p r o c e s s e s r e q u i r e d to c o m p l e t e tas k; m ak in g n e c e s s a r y shop com puta tions;
se tting up and o p e r a ti n g v a r i o u s m a c h in e to o ls and r e l a t e d equ ip m en t; using
v a r i o u s t o o l and d ie m a k e r ' s handto ols and p r e c i s i o n m e a s u r i n g in s tru m e n ts ;
w o r k i n g to v e r y c l o s e t o l e r a n c e s ; h e a t - t r e a t i n g m e t a l p a r ts and f in is h e d to ols
and d ie s to a c h i e v e r e q u i r e d q u a litie s ; fittin g and a s s e m b l i n g 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 .
In g e n e r a l , the t o o l and die m a k e r ' s
w o r k r e q u i r e s roun ded train in 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 l l y a c q u i r e d thro ugh 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 in in g and
ex p erien ce.

M A IN T E N A N C E TRAD ES H E L P E R
A s s i s t s one o r m o r e w o r k e r s in the s k i l l e d m ain te n an c e t r a d e s , b y
p e r f o r m i n g s p e c i f i c o r g e n e r a l duties o f l e s s e r sk ill, 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 to o l s ; c le anin g w o r k i n g a r e a , m ac h in e ,
and e q u ip m en t; a s s i s t i n g j o u r n e y m a n b y hold ing m a t e r i a l s o r to o l s ; and p e r ­
f o r m i n g ot h e r u n s k i l l e d ta s k s as d i r e c t e d b y jo u rn ey m a n . T h e kind o f w o r k




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 , this c l a s s i f i c a t i o n does not
in clude to o l and d ie m a k e r s who (1) a r e e m p l o y e d in t o o l and die jobbing
shops o r (2) p ro d u c e f o r g i n g d ie s (d ie s i n k e r s ) .

STATIONARY ENGINEER

STATIO N ARY ENGINEER— Continued

O p e r a t e s and m a in ta in s and m a y a l s o s u p e r v i s e the o p e r a t i o n o f
s ta ti o n a r y e n g in e s and e qu 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 ich e m p l o y e d w it h 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 on ditionin g. W o r k i n v o l v e s :
O p e r a t i n g and m ain ta in in g e q u ip m en t such as
s te a m e n g in e s , a i r c o m p r e s s o r s , g e n e r a t o r s , m o t o r s , tu rb in e s , v e n tila t in g
and r e f r i g e r a t i n g equip 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 ak in g e q u ip m e n 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 ,
te m p e r a t u r e , and f u e l c on su m p tion.
M a y a l s o s u p e r v i s e th es e o p e r a t i o n s .

H e ad o r c h i e f e n g i n e e r s in e s ta b l i s h m e n ts 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 l u d ed.
B O ILE R T E N D E R
F i r e s s ta tio n a r y b o i l e r s to fu r n is h the e s t a b l i s h m e n t in w h ich
e m p l o y e d with heat, p o w e r , o r s te a m .
F e e d s fu e ls to f i r e b y hand o r
o p e r a t e s a m e c h a n ic a l s to k e r , gas, o r o i l b u r n e r ; and c h e c k s w a t e r and
s a f e t y v a l v e s . M a y clean, o il, 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
TR U C K D R IV E R

WAREHOUSEMAN

D r i v e s a tru c k w it h in a c i t y o r in d u s t r i a l a r e a to t r a n s p o r t m a t e ­
r i a l s , m e r c h a n d i s e , e qu ip m en t, o r w o r k e r s b e tw e e n v a r i o u s ty p es o f e s t a b ­
l i s h m e n ts such as: M a n u fa ctu rin g plants, f r e i g h t depots , 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 t a b l i s h m e n t s and
c u s t o m e r s ' ho u s e s o r p l a c e s o f b u s in e s s . M a y a l s o loa d o r unload tru c k with
o r without 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 e p tr u c k in good
w o r k i n g o r d e r . 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 excluded.

A s d ir e c te 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 w h ich r e q u i r e
an understa nding 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 l a n . 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 : 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 ) a g a in s t r e c e i v i n g
d ocum ents , noting and r e p o r ti n g d i s c r e p a n c i e s and ob v iou s d a m a g e s ; routing
m a t e r i a l s to p r e s c r i b e d s to r a g e l o c a t i o n s ; s to r in g , s tack ing , 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 e t h o d 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 to r e d m a t e r i a l s ; e x a m i n i n g s t o 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 shipment. 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 in g 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 equip 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 rate 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 river,
T ru ck d rive r,

lig h t tr uck (u nder I V 2 tons)
m e d i u m tr uck ( I V 2 to and in cludin g 4 to ns)
h e a v y tr uck ( t r a i l e r ) ( o v e r 4 to ns)
h e a v y tru c k (o t h e r than t r a i l e r ) ( o v e r 4 to ns)

ORDER F IL L E R

S H IP P IN G A N D R E C E IV IN G C L E R K

P r e p a r e s m e r c h a n d i s e f o r ship m 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 in g ship m en ts of 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 outes, a v a i l a b l e
m ea n s o f tr 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 d in g, p os tin g w e i g h t and shipping c han ges, and
k e ep 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 shipm en t. R e c e i v i n g w o r k i n v o l v e s : V e r i f y i n g o r d i r e c t i n g
oth e rs 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 a g a in s t b i l l s o f lading,
in v o i c e s , o r o t h e r r e c o r d s ; ch e c k in g f o r s h o r t a g e s and r e j e c t i n g d a m a g e d
goods; ro uting m e r c h a n d i s e o r m a t e r i a l s to p r o p e r d e p a r t m e n t s ; and m a i n ­
taining n e c e s s a r y , r e c o r d s and f i l e s .

For

wage

study

purposes,

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




w orkers

are

cla s s ifie d

as

E x c lu d e w o r k e r s whose 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 op e r atin g p o w e r tr u c k s ( s e e P o w e r - T r u c k O p e r a t o r ) .

follow s:

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 f i n i s h e d goods f r o m s t o r e d
m e r c h a n d i s e in a c c o r d a n c e with s p e c i f i c a t i o n s on s a le s s lip s , c u s t o m e r s '
o r d e r s , o r other in s tr u c tio n s .
M ay , in ad d ition 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 om itte d, k e ep r e c o r d s o f outgoing o r d e r s , r e q u i s i t i o n
ad d itio n a l stock o r r e p o r t short s u p p lie s to s u p e r v i s o r , and p e r f o r m ot h e r
r e l a t e d duties.

S H IP P IN G P A C K E R

P r e p a r e s f in is h e d p ro d u c ts f o r s h ip m e n t o r s t o r a g e b y p la c i n g th em
in shipping c on tain 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 e in g dependent upon
the ty pe, size , and nu m b er o f units to be p ack ed , the typ e o f c o n ta i n e r
e m p l o y e d , and m ethod o f ship m ent.
W o r k r e q u i r e s the p l a c i n g o f i t e m s in
shipping c on ta in 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 te m s o f stock in o r d e r to v e r i f y conte nt; 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 con tain 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 in e r ; u sing e x c e l s i o r
o r oth 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 plying la b e ls o r e n t e r i n g i d e n t i f y i n g data on c o n t a i n e r .
Packers
who a l s o m ak e wood en boxes o r c r a t e s a r e e x c lu d e d .

M A TE R IA L HANDLING LABORER

GUARD AND W ATCHMAN

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 anufactu rin g plant, s to r e , o r
o t h e r e s t a b l i s h m e n t w h o s e d uties 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 i n g and un lo ad 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 o t h e r t r a n s p o r t i n g d e v i c e s ; unpacking, 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 atio n ; and t r a n s p o r ti n g
m a t e r i a l s o r m e r c h a n d i s e b y handtruck, ca r , o r w h e e l b a r r o w .
Longshore
w o r k e r s , who lo a d and un load ships, a r e e x c l u d e d .

G u a r d . P e r f o r m s routine p o l i c e duties, e i t h e r at f ix e d p o s t o r on
to ur, m ain ta in in g o r d e r , usin g a r m s o r f o r c e w h e r e n e c e s s a r y .
Includes
g u ard s who a r e s ta tioned at gate and check on i d e n tity o f e m p l o y e e s and
other persons e n te r in g .
W a t c 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 , theft, and i l l e g a l e n tr y .

p erio d ically

in p r o te c ti n g

PO W E R -TRU CK O PE RA TO R
JA N IT O R ,
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 g ood s 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.

tru c k ,

F o r w a g e study p u r p o s e s , w o r k e r s a r e c l a s s i f i e d b y type o f p o w e r as f o l l o w s :
F ork 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 )




PORTER,

OR C L E A N E R

C le a n s and k e e p s in an o r d e r l y c on ditio n f a c t o r y w o rk in g a r e a s and
w a s h r o o m s , o r p r e m i s e s o f an o f f i c e , ap a r tm e n t hous e, o r c o m m e r i c a l
o r other establishm en 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 :
S w ee p in g , m o p p in g o r s c 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 equip 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 ainte n anc 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 as h in g a r e exc lu d e d .

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Service Contract
Act Surveys
The follo w in g areas are s u r ­
v e y e d p e r i o d i c a l l y f o r use in a d m i n ­
i s t e r i n g the S e r v i c e C o n tra c t Ac t
o f 1965.
S u r v e y r e s u lt s a r e pub­
lis h e d in r e l e a s e s wh ic h a r e a v a i l a ­
b l e , at no c o s t, w h ile s up p lie s last
f r o m any o f the B L S r e g i o n a l o f f i c e s
shown on the bac k c o v e r .
A l a s k a (s t a t e w i d e )
A lb a n y , Ga.
A l e x a n d r i a —L e e s v i l l e , La.
A lp e n a —
Standish—T a w a s C ity , M ic h .
Ann A r b o r , M ic h .
A tl a n ti c C i t y , N.J.
Augusta , G a . - S . C ,
A us tin , T e x .
B a k e r s f i e l d , C a lif.
Bato n R o u g e , L a .
B attle C r e e k , M ic h.
Bea umont—P o r t A r t h u n - O r a n g e , T e x .
Bea umont—P o r t A r t h u r — r a n g e
O
and L a k e C h a r l e s , T e x . —L a .
B i l o x i —G u lfp o r t and P a s c a g o u l a —
Moss P oin t, M iss.
B ing ham ton , N . Y .
B i r m i n g h a m , A la .
B lo o m i n g to n —V i n c e n n e s , Ind.
B r e m e rton—
Shelto n, W ash .
B r u n s w i c k , Ga.
C edar Rapids, Iowa
C ham p aig n—Urbana—Rantoul, 111.
C h a r le s t o n —N o r t h C h a r le s t o n —
W a l t e r b o r o , S.C .
C h a r lo tt e —G a s to n ia , N .C .
Cheyen ne, W y o .
C l a r k s v i l l e —H o p k i n s v i l l e , T e n n .— y.
K
C o l o r a d o S p r i n g s , C o lo .
C olu m b ia— u m t e r , S.C.
S
C olum b us, Ga.—A l a .
C olum b us, M i s s .
D e c a tu r , 111.
Des M o i n e s , I o w a
Duluth— u p e r i o r , M inn.—W is .
S
E l P a s o — l a m o g o r d o —L a s C r u c e s ,
A
T e x . —N. M e x .
E ugen e— p r i n g f i e l d —M e d f o r d , O r e g .
S
F a y e t t e v i l l e , N .C . *

*U .S . G . P . O . : 1979 - 64 0-048/87




F o r t L a u d e r d a l e —H o l l y w o o d
and W e s t P a l m B e a c h —
B o c a R ato n, F l a .
F o r t S m ith , A r k . — kla.
O
F r e d e r i c k —H a g e r s town—
C h a m b e r s b u r g , M d .-P a .
G o l d s b o r o , N .C .
Gran d Isla nd —H a s tin gs , N e b r .
G uam , T e r r i t o r y o f
H a r r i s b u r g —L e b an o n , P a .
K n o x v i l l e , Tenn.
Laredo, Tex.
L a s V e g a s —T on op ah , N e v .
L i m a , Ohio
L i t t l e R ock —N o r t h L i t t l e R o c k , A r k .
L o g a n s p o r t —P e r u , Ind.
L o r a i n —E l y r i a , Ohio
L o w e r E a s t e r n S h o r e , M d .—V a .—Del.
M a c o n , Ga.
M adison, W is.
M aine (statew ide)
M a n s f i e l d , O hio
M c A lle n — h a r r-Edin bu rg
P
and B r o w n s v i l l e —H a r l i n g e n —
San B e n i t o , T e x .
M erid ian , M iss.
M i d d l e s e x , M on m outh , and
O c e a n C o s . , N.J.
M o b i l e — e n s a c o l a —P a n a m a C ity ,
P
A l a . —F la.
M on tana ( s t a t e w i d e )
N a s h v i l l e —D a v id s o n , Tenn.
N e w B e r n —J a c k s o n v i l l e , N .C .
N ew H am p sh ire (statew ide)
N e w L ondon—N o r w i c h , Conn.—R .I.
N o r t h Dak ota ( s t a t e w i d e )
Northern New Y o r k
Northw est T exas
O rlando, F la.
O xn ar d — i m i V a l l e y — e n tu r a , C a l i f.
S
V
P e o r i a , 111.
Phoen ix, A r i z .
P i n e B l u f f, A r k .
P u e b l o , C olo.
P u e rto R ico
R a l e i g h —D u rh am , N .C .
Reno, N ev .
S a lin a, K a n s .

Salin as—
Seasid e—M o n t e r e y , C a lif.
Sandusky, Ohio
Santa B a r b a r a —
Santa M a r i a —
L o m p o c , C alif.
Savannah, Ga.
S e l m a , A la .
S h r e v e p o r t , La.
South Dakota ( s ta te w id e )
Southern Idaho
Southwest V i r g i n i a
Spokane, Wash.
S p r i n g f i e l d , 111.
Stockton, Calif.
T a c o m a , Wash.
Tampa—
St. P e t e r s b u r g , F l a .
T o p e k a , Kans.
T u c s on —D o u g la s , A r i z .
T u l s a , Okla.
U p p e r P e n in s u la , M ic h.
V e r m o n t (s ta te w id e )
V i r g i n Islands o f the U.S.
W a c o and K i l l e e n —T e m p l e , T e x .
W a t e r l o o —C ed a r F a l l s , Io wa
W e s t V i r g i n i a ( s ta te w i d e )
W i c h i t a F a l l s —Lawton—A l t u s ,
T e x .—
Okla.
W i l m i n g t o n , D e l.—N.J .—Md.
Y ak im a—Richlan d— e n n e w ic k —
K
P e n d l e to n , Wash .—O r e g .

ALSO A V A IL A B L E —
A n annual r e p o r t on s a l a r i e s f o r
ac c ou n tan ts , a u d ito rs , c h i e f a c c o u n t­
ants, a t t o r n e y s , job a n a ly s ts , d i r e c ­
to rs of person nel, bu yers, chem ists,
e n g i n e e r s , e n g i n e e r i n g te c h n icia n s ,
d ra ft e r s , a n d c le r ic a l em p lo yees
is a v a i l a b l e .
O r d e r as B L S B u l l e ­
tin 1980, N a tio n a l S u r v e y o f P r o fess io n a l, A d m in is tra tiv e , Tech n ical
and C l e r i c a l P a y , M a r c h 1977, $ 2.40
a c o p y , f r o m any o f the B L S r e ­
g i o n a l s a l e s o f f i c e s shown on the
b ack c o v e r , o r f r o m the S u p e r i n ­
tendent o f D o c u m e n ts , U.S. G o v e r n ­
m en t P r i n t i n g O f f i c e , W a sh in g ton ,
D .C . 20402.

Area W age
Surveys
A l i s t o f the l a t e s t b u ll e tin s a v a i l a b l e is p r e s e n t e d b e l o w .
B u ll e tin s
m a y be p u r c h a s e d f r o m any o f the B L S r e g i o n a l o f f i c e s shown on the back
c o v e r , o r f r o m the S u p e r in te n d e n t o f D oc u m e n ts , U.S. G o v e r n m e n t P r i n t i n g
O f f i c e , W a s h i n g to n , D .C . 20402.
M a k e che cks p ay ab le to Superin te ndent o f
D o c u m e n ts .
A d i r e c t o r y o f o c c u p a tio n a l w a g e s u r v e y s , c o v e r i n g the y e a r s
1970 th rough 197 6, is a v a i l a b l e on r eq u e st.

Area
A k r o n , O h i o , D e c . 1977________________________ _________________
A lb a n y —S ch en ectad y—T r o y , N . Y . , Sept. 1977_________________
A n a h e i m —Santa A n a—G a r d e n G r o v e ,
C a l i f . , O c t. 1 9 7 7 . . . . ........................................ ........................... ....
A t l a n t a , G a . , M a y 1978 1........................................ ........ .............. .
B a l t i m o r e , M d . , A u g . 1978 1____________________________________
B i l l i n g s , M o n t . , J u ly 1978_______________________________________
B i r m i n g h a m , A l a . , M a r . 1978__________________________________
B o s to n , M a s s . , A u g . 1978 1_____________________________________
B u f fa l o , N . Y . , O c t. 1977 . ..................................................... ..........
Canton, O h io , M a y 1978__________________________________________
C h attan o og a, T e n n . —G a ., Sept. 1978 1_________________________
C h i c a g o , 111., M a y 1978..................................................... .............
C i n c i n n a ti , O hio —K y . —I n d . , July 1978__________________________
C l e v e l a n d , O h i o , Sept. 1978_____________________________________
C o lu m b u s , O h i o , O c t. 1 9 77 -----------------------------------------------C orpu s C h r i s t i , T e x . , J uly 1978_______________________________
D a l l a s —F o r t W o r t h , T e x . , O c t. 1978 1 ............. .........................
D a v e n p o r t—R o c k Isla n d —M o l i n e , Iow a—111., F e b . 1978______
D ay ton , O h io , D e c . 1977 1________________________________________
D ay ton a B e a c h , F l a . , A u g . 1978.................................................
D e n v e r —B o u l d e r , C o l o . , D e c . 1977 1___________________________
D e t r o i t , M i c h . , M a r . 1978_______________________________________
F r e s n o , C a l i f . , June 1978 1 ----------------------------------------------G a i n e s v i l l e , F l a . , Sept. 1978____________________________________
G r e e n B a y , W i s . , July 1978 1 ___________________________________
G r e e n s b o r o — i n s t o n - S a l e m —H i g h P o i n t,
W
N . C . , A u g . 1 9 7 8 ........................ ............... .....................................
G r e e n v i l l e —S p a r ta n b u r g , S . C . , June 1978_______________ ______
H a r t f o r d , Conn., M a r . 1978 1 ___________________________________
H ou ston , T e x . , A p r . 1978________________________________________
H u n t s v i l l e , A l a . , F e b . 1 9 78 _____________________________________
I n d ia n a p o lis , In d., O c t. 1 977____________________________________
J a c k s o n , M i s s . , Jan. 1978_______________________________________
J a c k s o n v i l l e , F l a . , D e c . 1 9 77__________________________________
K a n s a s C ity , M o . —K a n s . , Sept. 1978___________________________
L o s A n g e l e s —L o n g B e a c h , C a l i f . , Oct. 1977---------------------L o u i s v i l l e , K y . —Ind ., N o v . 1977 1______________________________
M e m p h i s , T enn.—A r k . —M i s s ., N o v . 1977---------------------------




B u l l e ti n nu m b er
and p r i c e *
1950-70, 80 cents
1950-52, 80 cents
1950-60,
2025-28,
2025-50,
2025-38,
2025-15,
2025-43,
1950-58,
2025-22,
2025-51,
2025-32,
2025-39,
2025-49,
1950-64,
2025-29,
2025-52,
2 0 25 -6 ,
1950-71,
2025-48,
1950-74,
2025-11,
2025-31,
2025-45,
2025-41,

$1.00
$ 1.4 0
$1.50
$1.00
80 cents
$1.50
$ 1 .0 0
70 cents
$1.20
$ 1.3 0
$ 1.1 0
$1.30
$ 1.0 0
$1.00
$1.50
70 cents
$1.1 0
$1.00
$1.40
$ 1.2 0
$ 1.2 0
$1.00
$1.20

2025-46,
2025-30,
202'5-14,
2025-23,
20 25 -4 ,
1950-56,
2 0 25 -1 ,
1950-67,
2025-53,
1950-61,
1950-66,
1950-63,

$1.00
$ 1.0 0
$ 1.2 0
$1.20
70 cents
$1.00
70 cents
70 cents
$1.30
$1.2 0
$1.2 0
70 cents

Area
M i a m i , F l a . , O ct. 1977________________ ________ _________________
M i l w a u k e e , W i s . , A p r . 1978 1......... ........ ........ ................ ........
M i n n e a p o l i s —St. P a u l , M inn.—W i s . , Jan. 1978 1_____________
N a s s a u - S u f f o l k , N . Y . , June 1978 1
____________________________
N e w a r k , N . J . , Jan. 1978 1___________ _____ ______________ _______
N e w O r l e a n s , L a . , Jan. 1978__________________________________
N e w Y o r k , N . Y ^ - N . J . , M a y 1978 1__________ _____ ____________
N o r f o l k — i r g i n i a B ea ch —P o r t s m o u t h , Va.—
V
N . C . , M a y 1978__________________________________________________
N o r f o l k —V i r g i n i a B e a c h - P o r t s m o u t h and
N e w p o r t N e w s —H a m p to n , V a.—N . C . , M a y 1978____________
N o r t h e a s t P e n n s y l v a n i a , Aug. 1978____________________________
O k la h o m a C i t y , O k l a . , Au g . 1978________________________ _____
O m a h a , N e b r . - I o w a , O c t. 1977 1 ______________________________
P a t e r son—C lifto n —P a s s a i c , N .J . , June 1978 1_______________
P h i l a d e l p h i a , P a .—N .J . , N o v . 1977____________________________
P i t t s b u r g h , P a . , Jan. 1978_____________________________________
P o r t l a n d , M a i n e , D ec. 1977______________________ ____________
P o r t l a n d , O r e g . —W a s h . , M a y 1978____________________________
P o u g h k e e p s ie , N . Y . , June 1978 1______________________________
P o u g h k e e p s ie —K in g s to n — e w b u r g h , N . Y . , June 1978 1_____
N
P r o v i d e n c e — a r w i c k —P a w t u c k e t , R . I. —
W
M a s s . , June 1978................................. .........................................
R ic h m o n d , V a . , June 1978_________________________ ______ ______
St. L o u i s , M o .—111., M a r . 1978_________________________________
S a c r a m e n t o , C a l i f . , D e c . 1977 1__ ____ ________________________
Sa gin aw , M i c h . , N o v . 1977________ ___________________ _________
Salt L a k e C ity—O gden , Utah, N o v . 1977______________________
San A n to n io , T e x . , M a y 1978__________________________________
San D i e g o , C a l i f . , N o v . 1 9 7 7 1_________________________________
San F r a n c i s c o — akland, C a l i f . , M a r . 1 9 7 8 * _________________
O
San J o s e , C a l i f . , M a r . 1 9 7 8 * __________________________________
Se attle —E v e r e t t , W a s h . , D ec. 1977____________________________
South Bend, Ind., A u g . 197 8____________________________________
T o l e d o , Ohio— i c h . , M a y 1978 1_______________________________
M
T r e n t o n , N . J . , Sept. 1977_______________________________________
U tic a r -R om e , N . Y . , July 1978__________________________________
W a sh in g ton , D .C .—Md.—V a . , M a r . 1978 1 ____________________
W i c h i t a , K a n s . , A p r . 1978______________________________________
W o r c e s t e r , M a s s . , A p r . 1 9 7 8 1 ________________________________
Y o r k , P a . , F e b . 1978 1__________________________ ________________

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l

Bulletin number
and p r i c e *
1950-57,
2025-18,
2025-2,
2025-33,
2025-7,
2025-5,
2025-35,

$1.00
$1.40
$1.40
$1.30
$1.40
$1.00
$1.50

2025-20,

70 cents

2025-21,
2025-47,
2025-40,
1950-55,
2025-36,
1950-62,
2025-3,
1950-69,
2025-25,
2025-37,
2025-42,

80 cents
$1.00
$1.00
$1.10
$1.20
$1.20
$1.10
70 cents
$1.00
$1.10
$1.20

2025-27,
2025-26,
2025-13,
1950-72,
1950-59,
1950-68,
2025-17,
1950-73,
2025-10,
2025-9,
1950-75,
2025-44,
2025-24,
1950-47,
2025-34,
2025-12,
2025-16,
2025-19,
2025-8,

$1.40
80 cents
$1.20
$1.00
70 cents
80 cents
70 cents
$1.10
$1.40
$1.20
80 cents
$ 1.00
$1.20
70 cents
$1.00
$1.40
30 cents
$1.10
$1.10

Prices are determined by the Government Printing O ffice and are subject to change.
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